Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Wife of former acting governor of Bayelsa state, Binabo Martha, kidnapped

Martha Binabo, 48, the wife of former acting governor of Bayelsa state and currently House of Reps member, Nestor Binabo (pictured above), was kidnapped yesterday June 29th at her warehouse in Bayelsa by five gunmen who wore military uniform.

Naked man on tracks halts DART services for commuters

DART trains

Train commuters faced delays yesterday evening after a naked man was spotted on railway tracks in south Dublin.

Services for DART users were halted for approximately 40 minutes as the man initially refused to get off the tracks.

Water charge debt needs to reach €500 before being deducted from wages

People would have to have unpaid water bills of at least €500 before they are taken to court for the money to be deducted from their salary, welfare or pensions.
The Government has today published its civil debt legislation, which removes the threat of jail from people who do not pay debts such as water charges.

One in five crimes reported to gardaí never recorded

18% of crimes reported to Gardaí in 2011 do not appear to have been recorded on the PULSE computer system, the CSO reports.
A review carried out by the CSO into the quality of garda crime data has also found that 3% of crimes recorded that year were incorrectly classified in the wrong crime category.

US gay marriage: Robert Mugabe asks Obama to marry him

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has challenged US President Barack Obama by asking his hand in marriage. His comment comes at the back of the legalization of gay marriage in the US by the Supreme Court.

During Mugabe's weekly radio interview with Zimbabwe’s national radio last Saturday, he said:

Indonesian military plane crashes into residential area

No fewer than 100 people were killed after an Indonesian military plane, C-130 Hercules carrying 113 passengers crashed into Medan, the third largest residential area in Indonesia.

According to Indonesia's Air force chief, Air Marshall Agus Supriatna, the pilot told the control tower that the plane needed to turn back because of engine trouble. "The plane crashed while it was turning right to return to the airport," Supriatna said.

Also speaking, police chief of Medan city Mardiaz Dwihananto, said several bodies had been recovered from the wreckage.

Hilarious! Kenyans react to Ksh10k dinner with Lupita Nyong'o

@masaku_ If i pay 10K to meet Lupita she better tie her father to a chair and shave his beard as I watch. 
@makodingo: 10k for a night with Lupita? She better be sitting on an elephant hugging its tusks & whispering “Your dreams are valid” to each patron!

Caroline Danjuma And Fans Fight Dirty Online Over Age

Fresh Ebola Case Reported In Liberia

According to the Liberian Deputy Health Minister, Tolbert Nyensuah, a 17 year old man died of the deadly virus. And they are saying it's possible he infected close friends or relatives before he died.

Taylor Swift leaves Dublin's 3Arena 'Breathless' with epic show

There was no Bad Blood between the guitar-playing crooner and the Irish audience who sang and bopped along to every hit

She came, she saw, she conquered - and what a 'Breathless' performance Taylor Swift gave in Dublin's 3Arena.

Mozambique Scraps Anti-Gay Law

Mozambique legalized homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa.

Nicole Scherzinger flashes her underwear on the street

Nicole and her close pals appeared to be reenacting one of her music videos as they strutted their stuff in the street. Nicole started spinning and dancing around with no shoes on after her birthday celebrations. The singer pulled up her minidress to reveal a flash of her bright pink underwear as things got raucous.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Police parade men who killed ex-FUTA VC, say "We strangled him to death"

The driver and security guard of former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state who was found dead inside a store in his home in Ijapo estate in Akure yesterday June 28th have given a vivid description of how they killed him.

Bamidele, who was fired by the late don for attempting to steal his car some months back, said he connived with Daniel Ita the security guard to carry out the act. He said Daniel lured the old man out of the main house before he strangled him to death.

Man United set to make £15m bid for Everton's Ireland star Seamus Coleman

United target: Seamus Coleman

EVERTON are determined to hold onto Séamus Coleman as Manchester United prepare a £15m bid for the Ireland full-back.

With United having dropped their interest in Southampton right-full Nathaniel Clyne - leaving the path clear for Liverpool to sign the England international - United boss Louis van Gaal has made  the right back position one of his priorities this summer with former Sligo Rovers defender Coleman, the Dutchman’s ideal candidate.

Irishman 'enjoying a day out with friends' killed in Qatar dune buggy tragedy

Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant

A young Irishman and his English girlfriend have been killed in a horror dune buggy accident in Qatar.

Eamonn Morgan, from Newry, Co Down, and his partner Charlotte Sant, from Manchester, were both enjoying a day out with friends when the tragedy occurred.

BET 2015 Awards Highlights, Pictures And List Of Winners

The 2015 BET Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on Sunday night, June 28, 2015.


Rapper Diddy fell into a hole during his performance. The fall happened as Lil’ Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, 112 and the Lox joined Diddy to perform a medley of past hits.

Rihanna duct-taped the hands of Floyd Mayweather while sitting in the audience. Not just that, she also wanted to go on stage with wads of cash but she was stopped by Stephen Hill (BET's President of Programming).

UPDATE-Aisha Buhari's brother, Musa Yola, denies being arrested over N300m fraud

Younger brother to Aisha Buhari, Musa Yola, has denied media reports that he was arrested on the order of President Buhari over a N300 million oil bloc fraud.

NFF fires Super Falcon coach Etim Okon, appoints Danjuma in acting capacity

The Nigeria football Federation ( NFF ) has fired Super Falcons head coach Edwin Okon. According to reports, he was fired following the Super Falcons poor performance at the just concluded FIFA Women's World cup in Canada after the team failed to make it out of the group stage. The team's assistant coach, Christopher Danjuma has been appointed acting coach.

Italian priests are conducting EXORCISMS to break 'voodoo spells' put on terrified Nigerian migrant

Italian priests EXORCISE prostitute Nigerian migrant girls to break voodoo spell

EXCLUSIVE: Italian authorities have enlisted the help of Catholic priests in a bid to break the psychological ties that help pimps exploit vulnerable Nigerian women, trafficked to Europe for sex work (main and top left).

The baby with 100,000 Facebook followers

Fortafy's daughter Egypt gets presents from the Kardashians and has 100k Facebook

Egypt, the daughter of Australian rapper and 'internet entrepreneur' Fortafy (left with partner Shana Evers and baby daughter), hit 100,000 likes on Facebook after a photograph of her wearing a Kardashian Kids-branded beanie (right) went viral when the label owned by the reality television sisters re-posted it on its social media accounts. Since it was shared on Instagram on June 4, it has been liked almost 30,000 times.

Argentinian kidnapped in Niger state says footballer Messi helped save his life

An Argentinian man named Santiago Lopez Menendez (pictured above), who worked as an agronomist for Nigeria Flour Mills and managed two farms, was kidnapped in Niger state on June 24th. Talking to the press after he was rescued, he said footballer Lionel Messi helped save his life.

Mirror UK reports

Wimbledon 2015: day one

Centre Court prepares to host the 2015 tournament.


A. Ivanovic
1st Round
Y. Xu
Jun 29, 2:30 PM
B. Bencic
1st Round
T. Pironkova
Jun 29, 2:30 PM
C. Suarez Navarro
1st Round
J. Ostapenko
Jun 29, 2:30 PM
V. Diatchenko
1st Round
A. Friedsam
Jun 29, 2:30 PM
A. Van Uytvanck
1st Round
B. Mattek-Sands
Jun 29, 2:30 PM
A. Krunic
1st Round
R. Vinci
Jun 29, 2:30 PM

President Buhari Orders Arrest Of Wife’s Younger Brother Over Alleged Extortion

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria’s security agents to arrest his brother-in-law for allegedly extorting money from an unnamed businessman, a close confidante of the Nigerian leader told SaharaReporters. He said the suspect, named Musa Yola, was the immediate younger brother of Mr. Buhari’s wife. 

Nigeria, India To Sign Prisoners Swap Pact

Arrangements are underway for Nigeria and India to sign Prisoners Transfer Agreement to allow prisoners of the two countries return to their home countries to serve their jail terms.

The Indian High Commissioner, Ajjampur Ghanashyam, who said this while featuring on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum on Sunday in Abuja, said no fewer than 1,100 Nigerians were serving various prison terms in India.

“When I came to Nigeria, there were about 1,800 Nigerians in our prisons and that was shocking for me and now I am told it is about 1,100.

Teenage Wife Poisons Husband In Lagos

Just like the 14-year old Kano little bride who poisoned her husband, another 17-year old lady who was forced to marry a retarded man by her father and the man’s relations has poisoned him so that she can be free to remarry.  The story;

A Beninoise, Kwenume Ojo, aka Abiodun, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband, Jimoh Ojo, 32, in the Yaba area of the state. Punch Metro learnt that Kwenume put poison in her husband’s soft drink and forced it down his throat while he slept on the bed.

Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan's ex-security aide murdered

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tamuno Jacob Igbomie, who was Principal Security Officer to the wife of the former President, Patience Jonathan, has been shot dead by unknown assailants.

South African girl burnt to death by boyfriend's ex-girlfriend & her friends

 Boitumelo Dlamini was taken by four girls into a car, driven to a bush where they poured petrol on her and burnt her to death. One of the girls is the ex-girlfriend of the boy she's dating. Her charred body was found in the bush in Klipgat, North West, on Thursday June 25th.

Boitumelo's boyfriend's ex-girlfriend and three of her friends have been arrested for the crime and are facing murder charges and kidnapping.

Police Chase Causes Deaths Of 2 Children, Critically Injures Others

Police Line Tape

Michaelangelo Jackson, 6, and his younger sister, Makiah Jackson, 3, were struck and killed by a vehicle being chased through a residential neighborhood by Detroit police, USA Today reports.
Lorenzo Harris, 29, was allegedly on the run on Wednesday, June 24, due to a parole violation. As he was being chased through Detroit’s East Side, the Chevy Camaro he was driving was allegedly clipped by police, causing it to fly into the air.
A family friend who was on the scene described the horrific incident to the Voice of Detroit:

Heartbreak that led to Serena's meltdown at Wimbledon last year

Serena Williams receives treatment from medical staff during her doubles match at Wimbledon last year

The world’s leading female athlete was almost bouncing off the walls as she walked down the tunnel from Wimbledon’s main player complex to Court No 1.
It was the second Monday of Wimbledon last year and Serena Williams was about to play doubles with her sister Venus, but the unsteadiness on her feet suggested that all was not well.
What happened in the next half hour only confirmed it as the crowd looked on with a mixture of bemusement and alarm. This colossus of any era in tennis, disorientated and bereft of co-ordination, could barely put racket to ball and, with officials and medical staff swarming onto the court, was forced to abandon the match after three games.

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Drunk groom spends wedding night in jail for kicking his bride in the ribs

A drunk groom was arrested on his wedding night after assaulting his wife. 

31-year-old David Wachinski of Donora, Pennsylvania, allegedly kicked his newlywed wife Katie Thompson. 

Senate President Bukola Saraki Is NOT A Nigerian Citizen

Davido In NDLEA Trouble Over 'Fans Mi' Video Ft Meek Mill

Multiple award winner and international act, Davido, who shot to lime light  few years back with the monster hit 'Damiduro', may have bitten more than he can chew, as the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency-NDLEA is currently investigating him over the video of his new hit 'Fans mi'. The song features American rapper Meek Mills who is currently dating Nicki Minaj.

Nigerian Football Team in 1949

Nigerian Football Team in England 1949. Nigerian football team was the first ever to leave West Africa.

Second 'Shawshank' escapee shot twice and captured ALIVE by state trooper

Prison escapee David Sweat captured in Constable, New York

Second 'Shawshank' escaped prisoner David Sweat has been captured after he was shot by authorities Sunday afternoon.

Body Of Assumed Kidnapped Ex-FUTA Chancellor Found In His Compound

The body of kidnapped former Vice-Chancellor of the ‎Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Prof. Albert Ilemobade has been found. Sadly, his body was found this morning in his own compound in Akure at an abandoned store outside the main building where cables are been kept.

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Dayo 'D1' Adeneye is now a grandfather

The media personality and co-owner of Primetime Africa announced on instagram this afternoon that he is now a grandfather. He shared the photo above and wrote "Wow, can't believe that am now a grand dad. Jordan welcome to the family. #trulyBlessed."

Presidency building a helipad for Buhari in his hometown...Nigerians react!

Nigerian Reggae Artiste Kidnapped

Nigerian Reggae artiste, Victor Essiet of the Mandators fame has been kidnapped. Essiet was kidnapped yesterday night in Nsit Ubiom area of Akwa Ibom State while returning to Uyo from his elder brother’s wake keep, who had died last month. Nothing has been heard from his kidnappers so far.

Wife Demands Herbalist Produce Her Husband After He Mischievously Went Missing

As she walked into the Lagos State Criminal Investigation Department , SCID, Yaba, alongside several other visitors  who had come for various  reasons ranging from effecting the release of their detained  relatives to submitting petitions , it was obvious that all was not well with   Mrs Evelyn Agu.

What drew the attention of  this Vanguard reporter   was her exclamation of, “ eh, not again!, after a man, later discovered to be her relation shook his head, apparently in response to a question she asked. Using her left hand to move a black nylon in order   to create a space, she sat on the bare floor   folding her arms and shaking her head intermittently.

Delta State University Bans Miniskirts Among Females, Reduces Fellowship Centres

The authorities of the Delta State University, Abraka on Saturday banned the wearing of miniskirts and insisted there must be a reduction of fellowship centres in the three University campuses.