Friday, 19 June 2015

World's Oldest Woman Dies At Home Aged 116

The world's oldest woman has died at the age of 116 just a month after gaining the title. Jeralean Talley died at home in Michigan after recent treatment for fluid on the lungs in hospital according to her 77-year-old daughter, Thelma Holloway.

She was born May 23, 1899, in Montrose, Georgia, and moved near Detroit, Michigan in 1935. May her soul rest in peace.

Four Nigerians jailed in New Zealand for Drug trafficking

Four Nigerians- Nnamdi Augustine Iwu 36, Hyacinth Ochibulu 44, David Obiaga 44 and Ugochukwu Okpara 27, were yesterday June 18th sentenced by a High court in New Zealand to 15 to 18 years jail terms after being found guilty of importing and possessing methamphetamine, a banned substance, in New Zealand.

The Nigerians and a New Zealander who was sentenced to 9 years in prison are said to be part of an international drug smuggling ring syndicate.

Girl allegedly duped inside banking hall in Lagos

The girl pictured above and identified as Ruqayyat said she was duped of N14,000 inside a banking hall in Lagos on Wednesday June 17th. According to her story, she said she went into a banking hall along Opebi road, Lagos to pay N14, 000 when she was approached by a man dressed in a suit pretending to be working at the bank.

Bauchi govt seize 22 vehicles from wives of immediate past governor, Isa Yuguda

A total of 22 cars have allegedly been recovered from the wives of the immediate past governor of Bauchi state, Isa Yuguda, by the transition committee set up by the state's new governor, Mohammed Abubakar.

Chairman of the transition committee, Senator Mohammed Mohammed made this known while addressing newsmen at the State Government House in Bauchi yesterday June 18th.

Black Churches That Have Been Victimized By White Terror

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As details regarding the Charleston, SC church shooting continue to unfold, the nation is grappling yet again with what appears to be a violent hate crime aimed against people of color. What occurred Wednesday night at the Emanuel AME Church is another in a long history of terrorism against the Black Church, a cowardly tactic which, unfortunately, reminds us all of the times that were.

'Warning all ladies!' Australian model sets up public shaming site against self-proclaimed fashion designer

Model sets up site against Shardz Houranis who 'gropes girls at photo shoots'

A teenage model has released a warning against a self-proclaimed fashion designer who allegedly has groped a number of girls during photo shoots.

Race-hate 'gunman CONFESSES to shooting dead nine at historic black church' to 'start a race war'

Charleston shooter Dylann Roof 'CONFESSES to shooting dead nine'

Shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is alleged to have spent six months planning Wednesday's attack on a bible study meeting in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, which left nine people dead.

Couple who missed their check-in try to flag down Ryanair plane on the RUNWAY

Matteo Clementi and Enrica Apollonio were late for their flight, so ran onto the runway to flag the plane down

An Italian couple broke through security and ran out onto the tarmac at Malta's international airport to try and stop a Ryanair plane from taking off without them. 
Matteo Clementi, 26, and Enrica Apollonio, 23, got stuck in traffic on their way to the Luqa airport on Wednesday. 

South African stowaway falls to his death from plane as it approaches Heathrow

Stowaway on a British Airways jet approaching Heathrow falls to his death

Police are investigating after a man's body was found on the roof of the offices of web firm (pictured, top) in Richmond, south-west London yesterday morning.

Cameroon Royal Inherited 72 wives From Father

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King Abumbi II, the 11th king of Bafut, Cameroon, has nearly 100 wives and 500 children, though he inherited 72 of his spouses and most of the children from his late father, Ancentus Akuku. 

In Bafut, polygamy is not only legal, but it is customary for a king’s successor to inherit all of his wives in addition to marrying his own queens. 

Nigerian Girl Kills Mum Over Cooking Dinner

An 18-year-old girl killed her mother with a plank during a disagreement that ensued after her mother asked her to prepare dinner for the family on Wednesday evening at Rumuchakara village, Choba, in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Donald Trump Wants Oprah Winfrey As Running Mate

Billionaire and presidential candidate Donald Trump has announced he wants chat show host Oprah Winfrey as his running mate.

Rivers State Govt. ‘Forcefully’ Reclaims Bullet Proof Lexus Jeep From Former Information Commissioner

Egba Chief Shot Dead After Celebrating 75th Birthday, Assailants Leave Note Behind

An Egba Chief, the Oluwo of Ikanna, Chief Moses Oyebade was Wednesday night shot dead by suspected assassins who gained access into his house around 12:00am and shot him several times till he died.

Kashamu was arrested, tried in UK court - Nigerian Police

Read the press statement from The Force Headquarters below...
The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a publication on page 4 of the Leadership Newspaper of June 18, 2015, concerning the extradition battles of Prince Buruji Kashamu with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). 

Rape or Child marriage?

A closer look at the last laws the previous National Assembly passed in its final sitting reveals a trap – one of the most applauded laws, the stiff sentences against rape and sexual abuse, supports child marriages. It is a legal assault on our future. The National Assembly began its steep declivity to an indeterminate marriage age in 2013.

Wife killed in head-on crash while pursuing her husband who was driving with another woman

A married woman based in Houston Texas lost her life yesterday afternoon in a tragic car accident after her car had a head-on collision with another car while she was chasing her husband who was carrying another woman.