Thursday, 30 April 2015

Teju Babyface's wife mugged on Eko Bridge, her car windows smashed

Comedian, Talk Show host and TV producer Teju Babyface's wife, Tobi Oyelakin, was on her way to the mainland at about 8pm last night when her car was attacked by hoodlums on Eko Bridge. She was in the car with her driver and 3 other girls in the back seat and were approaching the National Theater area of the Eko bridge when they encountered some traffic.

South African women narrate discrimination they face for marrying Nigerian men

South African women married to Nigerian men have narrated the discrimination they face for marrying men outside their country. Seeing the disaffection their kinsmen show them after finding love in the hands of Nigerian men, the women decided to form an association, the United Nigerian Wives in South Africa (UNWISA) club about two years ago where they give support and succor to each other.

Charly Boy prepared to ride his bike from Abuja to China if...

Nigerian wins 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Nigerian Lesley Nneka Arimah (above left) is winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize (African region) for her short story 'Light'. Congrats to her.

Bursaspor Terminates Taiye Taiwo’s Contract

Bursaspor, a Turkish Super Lig club has announced on its official website that it has mutually terminated the agreement with Nigeria international player, Taye Taiwo.

Taye Taiwo joined the Green Crocodiles on a 3- year deal in the summer of 2013 after he was transferred from AC Milan. He will no longer be playing for the club. 

Lagos State Shuts Down Churches, Mosques, Over Noise Pollution

The Commissioner for Environment, Lagos State, Mr. Tunji Bello and the General Manager of the Lagos State Environment Protection, LASEPA, Mr Ademola Shabi yesterday in Alausa disclosed that, the State Government shutdown 24 religious houses in year 2014.

Strange case of how 2 unrelated men with same name & identical looks sparked the need for fingerprinting in the US

The man on the left was called Will West, while the one on the right was called William West, and they were both sentenced to jail at Leavenworth Penitentiary in Kansas over 100 years ago.

Will West arrived at the same prison in 1903, two years after William West was imprisoned. His arrival caused the records clerk at the prison considerable confusion, because he was convinced he’d processed him two years previously.

Justin Bieber in trouble in Rome

Justin Bieber got in hot water yesterday while in Rome to shoot "Zoolander 2. He is wanted in Argentina in connection to not showing up to face charges that he allegedly got his bodyguards to beat up an Argentine photographer in 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Michael Igbinedion and accomplice convicted of N25billion scam

A Federal high court sitting in Benin city, Edo state convicted Michael Igbinedion, the younger brother of former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion and one Charles Eboigbodin over a N25bn money laundering scam yesterday April 29th. 

List of all migrants who died in the Mediterranean..

219 rescued females undergo HIV and pregnancy test

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The Nigerian military has moved the 293 females they rescued two days ago from Sambisa Forest to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital where they are to undergo series of test including HIV and pregnancy test.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

South Africa Says It Will Start Giving HIV Victims ‘Mark’ Near Their Genitals

President Zuma signed a bill that seems to be one of the greatest steps in the history of trying to combat HIV.

Beyonce hires bodyguard to spy on Jay Z?

From The Mirror

Baby Sold For N150k By Mother & Doctor Rescued By Police

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has recovered a baby boy, David Johnny, who was stolen by a doctor with the connivance of his mother, Esther Johnny, and sold to a woman in Abuja.

It was learnt that the mother initially denied knowledge of the crime as the police intensified efforts to unravel the whereabouts of the baby.

Chibok Girls NOT Among 293 Girls, Women Rescued

After the defence headquarters yesterday said Nigerian troops yesterday rescued over 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa forest, a lot of Nigerians had high hopes that after screening and profiling the girls, some of them will turn out to be part of the Chibok girls who have been missing since last year April. However, the spokesperson for the army, Sani Usman, a colonel, has told Reuters news agency the rescued girls were not, from Chibok. They are not the Chibok girls, he said.

I was paid N10,000 - cousin of school girl abducted to Libya

15 year old Ogun schoolgirl Precious Nwaigwe who was abducted and sold to Libya by her maternal cousin Kelvin Okorie said she felt betrayed by him. (Kelvin Okorie and Ogbonna Njoku above)

Okorie who was arrested and and interrogated at the Police Command headquarters in Ikeja was paraded with his friend Ogbonna Njoku aka John.

4 month old baby found alive after 4 days in Nepal earthquake rubble

 Over 5,000 have been recorded dead since the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country on Saturday April 25th.  However God protected this precious 4 month old baby who was rescued by he Nepalarmy after 4 days of being trapped in the Nepal earthquake rubble. 

More Nigerians still to be executed in Indonesia - Hon. Abike Dabiri

The Chairperson House Committee on Diaspora matters, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said their are more Nigerians waiting to be executed in Indonesia.

Missing person

 This lady got missing since on Saturday Night 25th April after she closed from work exactly10:30 pm at Tanterlizer Mayfair garden bus stop Lakowe Epe express way.

Kenny K'ore's kidnapped twin sister found

The twin sister of  Kenny K'ore, a former Infinity member and gospel artist, Taiwo Oluwatoyin Akinbode has been found. She went missing after traveling to PH on April 16 for a job prospect (read here). Her brother just took to his Facebook page this morning to announce she has returned home.

Court dissolves 3yr old marriage over wife’s lack of vagina opening

An Abeokuta Customary Court sitting in Ake on Wednesday April 29th dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Mr Femi Olayiwole and wife, Kemi, due to the absence of vagina, deceit and frequent fighting. Olayiwole told the court that his wife deceived him to marry her knowing that she could not bear him a child. He accused his wife, who had failed to appear in court after being summoned several times, of living a false life, frequent fighting and threatening his life.

Another missing child

Why is this happening so much these days? Why? This pretty girl above was abducted from her home at World Bank Housing in Owerri on April 24th. 

Togo's President wins 3rd term

 Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe, has been re-elected for a third term. Togo's electoral officials say Gnassingbe got 59% of the vote while his main opponent Jean-Pierre Fabre, took 35% of the vote. His family has been in power for 48 years.

Gnassingbe has ruled since the death of his father, Gnassingbe Eyadema, who took power in a coup in 1967.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Burundi: Government blocks WhatsApp and Viber access

Couple Abandon 4-Year Old Mentally Challenged Child In Hospital

A couple on Tuesday abandoned their four-year old child at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, and fled.

Japan's terrifying road is enough to give the most confident driver nightmares

Road bridge... or rollercoaster? Japan's incredible Eshima Ohashi is enough to give the

The Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan - the third largest of its kind in the world - rises sharply so ships can pass underneath.

Actress Liz Anjorin's London Lover Allegedly Chases Out Heavily Pregnant Wife .

This gist is currently like wild fire somewhere in London where the actress is currently visiting.....

Olamide To Represent West Africa At AUC-AFRIMA Conference In Ethiopia

Hip-hop act and talented rapper, Adedeji Olamide will be representing West Africa at the joint conference of the African Union, AU, and All Africa Music Award, AFRIMA, holding on April 29, 2015 at the African Union Commission headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the conference is: “Using Music, Culture and Entertainment as tools for a new Africa” and Olamide will be a speaker. The conference will also feature the official unveiling of the 2015 AFRIMA calendar.

Nigerian man arraigned in UK court for stealing mobile phones

A 27 year old Nigerian man, Oloruntoba Adisa who worked as a bouncer in clubs in the UK has been arraigned before a UK court for stealing phones from clients who came to the club where he worked.

According to Manchester Evening News, Oloruntoba has a history with the UK law enforcement officers with crimes bordering on stealing phones and money from some club goers.

Prophet standing trial flees from court in Lagos

Drama ensued at the Ejigbo Magistrate court in Lagos State today when a self-professed prophet, Destiny Onwudinjo, who is on trial for assault and obtaining money under false pretense suddenly jumped from the dock and ran out of the court today April 28th.

5yr old boy kidnapped in Lagos, found in Ogun (no one has claimed him yet)

Abraham Adeyemi, a five-year-old boy pictured above, believed to have been kidnapped in Lagos has been found in Ogun State. Abraham was found loitering in front of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Imedu Nla, Mowe, in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area in Ogun state on Sunday April 26th and brought to the Nigerian Union of  Journalists secretariat, Iwe Iroyin, Oke Ilewo, Abeokuta by the state police spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi yesterday April 27th.

Indonesia executes 8 prisoners including 4 Nigerians, spares Filipino woman at last minute

Indonesia has executed 8 of the 9 people convicted for drug offenses. The men all pictured above were taken to a jungle clearing on the island Nusakambangan according to local media reports and were executed at midnight Indonesia time by 12 police privates (that would be about 6pm Nigerian time).

Chibok girls found? Nigerian troops find 200 girls and 93 women in Sambisa Forest

Journey To Libya: How I Was Forced Into Prostitution- Abducted 15-Year Old Girl Narrates

Precious Nwaigwe, the 15-year-old schoolgirl, who was kidnapped in the Ajah area of Lagos State about a year ago, has said she was made to work for $6,000 the Libyan pimp paid to buy her.

She added that after paying the money, she was again used as collateral for a 500 Libyan dinars (N50,000) loan.

Actor Chinedu Ikedieze and wife vacation in Paris

20 year old Nigerian man shot dead in Peckham, UK

20 year old Nigerian young man, Ola Raji, was stabbed to death last week Tuesday while cycling through an estate in Peckham, near a community centre founded in memory of murdered schoolboy, Damilola Taylor.

Buhari bars AIT from covering his activities

Staff of Africa Independent Television, AIT, have been barred from covering all activities of  the President-elect, Gen. Buhari until issues bordering on ethics and standards against them have been addressed. AIT crew members were today escorted out of the Defence House where the president-elect currently resides.

Monday, 27 April 2015

Kogi Radio station bombed, 4 killed

There was a bomb blast on TAO FM in Okene, Kogi State, last night at about 8pm which had 4 people, suspected to be security personnel killed.

State of emergency declared after 15 officers are injured, shops looted and patrol cars set ablaze

Baltimore police and Freddie Gray rioters turn city into 'absolute war zone'

A state of emergency has been declared in Baltimore as the city transforms into 'an absolute war zone' just hours after the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who after suffering a spinal cord injury in police custody.

US Daily Beast comes for Tinubu in new article, calls him 'Heroin Kingpin'

US Daily Beast profiled APC leader Bola Tinubu in an article titled 'Nigeria's Next Leader's Ties to a Heroin Ring' where they described Tinubu as a 'heroin kingpin'. 

Kenny K'ore (ex-Infinity member) twin sister kidnapped

The twin sister of  Kenny K'ore, a gospel artist, has been kidnapped! Taiwo Oluwatoyin Akinbode (pictured above) traveled to Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, April 16 for a job prospect when she fell into the well-set trap of the kidnappers. A ransom of N5m is being demanded from the family for her release.

Mother was told she had no breast cancer after the surgery !!!!!!

Mother who had surgery for breast cancer is told she'd NEVER had disease

Doctors at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton told Elizabeth Dawes, 39, a biopsy had shown she was suffering aggressive breast cancer and needed immediate surgery and chemotherapy.

Yul Edochie Called Out By Man He Says Is Pestering Him For S*x

A certain gay man named Steven has called out Veteran actor Pete Edochie's son, Yul alleging that they once dated contrary to what Yul put out there that he's the one forcing himself on him.

He says it's unfair the world does not want to hear his own side of the story because he's not famous.

Jay Z addresses reports Tidal is failing, says his cousin moved to Nigeria to discover new talent

Image of a newborn baby pictured next to gun, grenade and ISIS birth certificate sparks outrage

'This child will be a risk to you not just us' an anti-Islamic state activist wrote as he posted this photo on Twitter on Sunday night. The sick photo shows the newborn baby sleeping next to a handgun, hand grenade and an Islamic State birth certificate.

Nigerian girl kidnapped and sold by her cousin to pimps in Libya has been freed

Precious Nwaigwe, the 15 year old Nigerian student who was kdinapped and sold to some pimps in Libya by her maternal cousin in connivance with some  Niger republic kidnappers has been freed and returned to Lagos. According to new reports by Punch,

Woman gives birth in a bathroon at work, seals the baby in a plastic bag, and hides it in a drawer

A 25-year-old Michigan woman Kim Pappas was charged with homicide after giving birth to a son in a bathroom stall at work. Kim didn't tell anyone she was pregnant. On Thursday last week, she went into labour while at work, went to the bathroom, had her baby, a boy, cut the umbilical cord with cuticle scissors, sealed the baby in a plastic bag, returned to her desk and hid her baby in a drawer, officials said during a court appearance on Friday.