Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Nigerian becomes first African to win International Tennis award

26 year old Nigerian international tennis player, Quadri Aruna has won the 2014 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), making him the first African to win the coveted prize.

Ghanaian socialite caught with drugs sentenced to 8yrs by London court

The popular Ghanaian socialite Nayele Ametefe also known as Ruby Adu-Gyamfi, who was arrested on November 10th 2014 at London's Heathrow Airport, with 12kg of cocaine worth about $5 million (read here), has been sentenced to 8 years in prison by a London court. She was sentenced yesterday January 6th after pleading guilty. Her other accomplices are currently on trial..


Hunt for Charlie Hebdo gunmen as 'killers' are revealed to be brothers 'trained in Yemen as assassins'


Cherif Kouachi (left), 32, and Said Kouachi (right), 34, both from Paris, were identified as suspects in the attack along with Hamyd Mourad, 18, from the north-eastern city of Reims.



Twelve people were killed today when armed gunmen carried out a 'massacre' at the offices of a notoriously anti-Islamic magazine in Paris - including a police officer who was executed as he begged for mercy on the pavement.

Some of the cartoonist killed in Paris terror attack today

AFP just tweeted photos of some of the cartoonists that work at French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, who were killed today January 7th by masked gunmen while having their editorial meeting. 


Man who murdered his rich dad for reducing his pocket money

30 year Thomas Gilbert Jr, (pictured left) shot his 70year old rich dad Thomas Gilbert (pictured right) at his Manhattan home on Sunday afternoon January 4th. Gilbert Sr was the founder of $200million hedge fund, Wainscott Capital.

Nigerian-born footballer named World's Strongest player'

Nigerian-born Footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa has been named the 'Strongest Footballer in the World' by FIFA 15 computer game.

Girls aged 15 & 11, charged with premeditated murder in death of their 16yr old brother

According to CNN, the case is still under investigation, but authorities believe that the older sister took a handgun from their parents' bedroom and shot her brother, 16 year old older brother. The 11- year-old also allegedly assisted her.

Woman who went through menopause at 20 has baby 15 years later

Allison Noyce, 36, became alarmed when she felt unusually tired after one 40-mile bike ride.