Sunday, 4 January 2015

1st Black Elected US Senator Dies At 95

Edward Brooke, the first black person to be popularly elected into the US Senate, has died at the age of 95.Brooke died of natural causes at his home in Coral Gables, Florida on Saturday, January 3.
The former Massachusetts Senator was a liberal Republican and was elected into the Senate in 1966. The only black Senators before him were two men who had been chosen by state legislatures in the 1870s.
Brooke served for two terms and was one of the most prominent political figures in Massachusetts for a large part of 12-year tenure.

Nigerian Man Caught Having Sex With A Mad Woman(Photos)

A bike man (name withheld) was caught yesterday having sex with a mad woman behind Kogi state university. His intention for carrying out such an act was unknown. Those who caught him, felt he was doing it based for ritual purposes. He was beaten mercilessly.

Mother strangles her one day child to death in Nigeria

A 25 year old woman identified as Ugochukwu Otu, (pictured above), confessed to killing her one day old baby girl at her home in Enohia Nkalu Afikpo North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State on December 22nd 2014 over her desire to be free from the burden of motherhood.

Former Kenya PM Raila Odinga's son, Fidel Odinga found dead

The eldest son of former Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga, Fidel Odinga, was found dead at his home in Windy Ridge in Nairobi, Kenya in the early hours of this morning Sunday January 4th.

Ex CBN Gov & Emir of Kano, Sanusi set to marry a 17 year old girl?

There are unconfirmed reports that former CBN governor and current Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II is getting ready to marry a 17 year old girl as his 4th wife.

President Jonathan’s sister dies in Yenagoa hospital

President Jonathan's younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei has passed away. The presidency announced her passing in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati. The statement said Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier today Sunday January 4th at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness. She was 52. Her burial arrangements will be announced later by the family.


German Club Leaves Hotel After Finding Themselves Lodged With 400 Russian Models

German footbal club MSV Duisburg were left with no oprion than to opt out from a Turkey resort after finding themselves booked in the same hotel with 400 Russian models who came for a beauty contest.


Father Christmas arrested …For defiling 5-yr-old schoolgirl in Nigeria

Santa Claus or Father Christmas, as he is often called in this clime, is known for rewarding good conducts. Now, what happens when this rewarder of virtues becomes the wrongdoer?
That is exactly what played out recently at a Christmas party or­ganized by a nursery and primary school in the Ojodu-Abiodun area of Ogun State. During such parties, children are usually taken to the Father Christmas one after the other to receive gifts from him.

Man Dressed In Female Clothing Arrested In Bauchi State Nigeria

The Bauchi state Police Command arrested a man who was dressed in female attire yesterday, January 2.
Police Public Relations Officer DSP Haruna Mohammed confirmed the arrest to news men in Bauchi.

Man kills his wife and 2 grown children, then self

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MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A man reportedly facing family and other problems shot and killed his wife and two grown children before taking his life at a Northern California home on New Year's Day, police and a relative said Friday.

Canadian who killed eight spared two infants

Montreal (AFP) - A Canadian who murdered eight people including his wife spared two infants during his deadly rampage, police said, while reports emerged that he had previously threatened his family.
Police are still investigating the motive behind the killing spree last week in Edmonton by 53-year-old Phu Lam, a man of Vietnamese origin.