Wednesday, 8 July 2015

200 new jobs for Dublin as Vodafone announces expansion plans

Anne O'Leary

A total of 200 jobs will be created at telecoms company Vodafone as part of a €60m investment in a new European sales hub in Ireland.

The centre, located in Carrickmines in Dublin, will provide 'specialist sales capability' to support business customers in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK.

Emma Murphy's estranged partner denies 'punching her' - but admits to 'pushing' her

Francis Usanga and Emma Murphy in an older picture on Emma's Facebook account 

Pic: Facebook

A TELEVISION star has claimed he just pushed his former girlfriend after an online video showing her facial injuries went viral online.

Gardai in Dublin are investigating the alleged assault of mum-of-two Emma Murphy (26) by her ex-partner Francis Usanga (28) in a north Dublin gym.
A video showing Ms Murphy sporting a black eye has been viewed almost six million times.
Ms Murphy from Ballymun has been praised for her bravery in posting the video online and discussing the domestic abuse she allegedly suffered.
“I need to do this… to raise awareness for other women out there.

'I called Rory McIlroy a leprechaun and believe me I wanted to call him much worse'

A FOX News reporter who came under fire for calling Rory McIlroy a leprechaun has stood by her comments stating that she wanted to "call him much worse".

Lisa 'Kennedy' Montgomery sought to clarify the remarks made during a segment about the injury sustained by the world number one golfer playing football.

12 year old suspected assassin

US police captured baby-faced 12-year-old boy Jarrell Milton yesterday July 7th, after an interstate manhunt that lasted over a week. The 12 year old is a suspect in the murder of a 31 year old man named Jamymell Ray who was shot dead on June 29th during a drug deal gone wrong.

According to Omaha police, Jarrell, alongside his 17 year brother Jamar Milton and their friend 15 year old Shuntayvious Primes-Willis, shot the man in Omaha, Nebraska as he met them at a park to sell them drugs. They didn't want to pay for the drugs, so they shot the man and his partner. Jarrell was the last person to be caught and all three teens are have been charged with first-degree murder.

Cristiano Ronaldo meets near-nude clone in Tokyo

Cristiano Ronaldo today came face to face with a scantily clad life-size double of himself in Tokyo where he is presently to promote an electric muscle stimulator for sculpting a washboard stomach.

Nigerian Man arrested with fake $2.1million at Lagos airport

45-year old Lawrence Agbe (pictured above) was yesterday July 7th arrested by security officials at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja Lagos while trying to transport fake dollar bills totaling $2.1 million from Lagos to Abuja. 

NFF in negotiations with Sunday Oliseh.

Pics of former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh and the Nigerian Football Federation, President Amaju Pinnick in London today.

Nyako & Son Arrive Abuja Court, To Be Remanded In EFCC’s Custody

The former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, and his son, Abdul-aziz, were on Wednesday arraigned at a Federal High Court in Abuja on different cases of alleged corruption.

Again Boko Haram Offers To Swap Detainees For Chibok Girls

Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 girls kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the government, a human rights activist has told The Associated Press.

The activist said Boko Haram's current offer is limited to the girls from the school in northeastern Nigeria whose mass abduction in April 2014 ignited worldwide outrage and a campaign to "Bring Back Our Girls" that stretched to the White House.

I Need Help, Emeka Ike’s Wife Yells As She Files For Divorce

After 12 years of marriage, Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike and his wife are heading for divorce. According to those in the know the lady had already filed for divorce and the case has been mentioned. Narrating how the actor turned her into a punching bag while she lived with him to a customary court, Emma said;

Incredible! Church General Overseer converts to Islam in Ekiti

Afolabi convert to muslim

In Nigeria, particularly among the Yoruba tribe where religious tolerance is most noticed, it is a regular occur­rence to see muslims convert to Christianity. Hardly do we see a Christian turn to Islam. However, a man, former Pastor Adekunle Afolabi, founder and leader of Apata Adu­ra Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ekute, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, broke that jinx recently. He converted fully to Islam after practising Christianity for over 25 years and even ris­en to become the General Overseer of his church, which have branches across Ekiti State.


Societal marital pressure is real especially when a female has graduated from the university. With family members at the fore-front, colleagues and friends harrassing you with questions like 'when are we coming to eat rice', to married friends rubbing their marriage, hubby, kids and 'marital status' on your face.
.....And then the married female BVs taunting the single ones with harsh words like Aunty Gwegwegwe, it is quite understandable then that a lady, would
desperately seek to settle down, even if its for nothing else but the feeling of belonging. But I plead with all the young ladies reading this. When people ask such questions, tell them to sit on a padded cushion and wait. They'll definitely be invited to your wedding. Don't ever let anyone make you tensed up and desperate cos that is the major factor required for that fatal marital mistake.

Fake Police Officer Arrested in Lagos!!!

This man is Godwin Akhenamen. He is a fake policeman. Godwin has been practising this illicit act for the past 12 years and has been successful at it. Luck however ran out on him when Lagos State Police Command X-Squad accosted him in Ikeja on Monday and asked him who he was.

Stop Making Fun Of Pastors In Your Jokes, Oyakhilome Warns Comedians

Pastor Oyakhilome has warned comedians asking them to stop making jest of pastors while cracking jokes. According to him, this is not a message from him, but from God. The General Overseer of Christ Embassy made this known during a meeting which holds every first Sunday of the month with the BLW nation’s citizens worldwide and a host of other global audience spanning more than 6 continents via live transmission across TV stations and online platforms around the world.

El-Rufai’s Son Comes Out Hard On Gov. Fayose, Calls Him A VAGABOND

Kaduna State’s Governor’s son, Bashir El-Rufai has called the Ekiti Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose a Vagabond on twitter. Many feels the statement is rude and has called him out on it, while some said Bashir is a TRUE son of his father and should be allowed to talk.

"It Is Dangerous Marrying One wife As A Muslim" Nigerian Muslim Scholar

Well known for his tough lectures, popular Islamic scholar and preacher, Sheik Muyideen Bello is at it again. Bello has said a Muslim man will be doing himself more harm by marrying just one wife, but instead he will advise such a man to start with two. He made this known in one of his lectures titled Legal Marriage. 

Nigerian Man Arraigned For Deceitful Marriage

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a hotel attendant, Danladi Sule, 31, in a Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly deceiving his girl friend that he would marry her.

The prosecutor, Insp. Joseph Ahua told the court that Rabiat Tijani, a girl friend to the accused, reported the matter at the ‘A’ Division Police Station, Mararaba on July 1.

Jonathan Ordered Me To Withdraw $2bn From ECA, I Didn’t Spend It– Okonjo-Iweala

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Nigeria’s former minister of finance said on Tuesday night that the $2 billion she was alleged to have withdrawn from Excess Crude Account without authorisation was used to pay for fuel subsidy on the instruction of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Russian girl plunges to her death while taking a selfie on a bridge

A 21 year old Russian woman named Anna Krupeynikova fell off a bridge while trying to take a selfie according to local media reports.

Chudi-Hengari-Ajufo and Ronnie Atuqiya jailed for life for the murder of teenager

Two young men, 19 year old Chudi-Hengari-Ajufo (whose parents are Nigerians) and 21 year old Ronnie Atuqiya were jailed for life on July 3rd for the murder of David Maxwell in Southwark, London. Ronnie Atuqiya will serve a minimum of 20 years while Chudi Hengari-Ajufo will serve a minimum of 16 years.

4yr old girl died after swallowing lithium battery

4 year old Summer Steer died in 2013 after swallowing a small lithium battery - she was taken to the hospital 3 times after she started vomiting blood but doctors didn't know what was wrong with her.

According to ABC News, an inquest heard that Summer went into cardiac arrest after ingesting the button-shaped battery on June 30, 2013, despite doctors telling her mother she would be fine.

Shared by a US Congressman

Experience shared by US Congress Man, John Lewis....

Greece's new finance minister accidentally reveals negotiating plans...

Revealed: Scrawled on hotel note paper and written in English, the plans include phrases such as 'political situation,' 'no triumphalism' and 'message to people'

Greece's new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos has accidentally revealed the key negotiation tactics he is using during crunch talks with eurozone leaders to discuss Greece's future.
In only his second day in the job, Tsakalotos posed for photographs alongside Dutch finance minister and Eurogroup president, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, but failed to conceal his notes. 

Ukrainian woman relives horrific moment body of MH17 victim fell through her ceiling

Ina Tipunova haunted by MH17 crash relives the horror a year after disaster

The corpse's delicate, manicured hands have lingered in Ina Tipunova's memory longer than she would have wished.
She was catching up with old friends in the sleepy village of Rozsypne when the missile struck the Boeing 777. 
The deafening explosion silenced them as they watched fire, smoke and debris fill the horizon. 'It looked like confetti falling through from the sky,' she said. 
Bodies rained down too. Many of the 298 victims of the MH17 disaster landed in fields, some in village streets, others in gardens. 

Irish doctors among highest paid in world

International figures appear to show doctors in Ireland are among the best paid in the world.
Statistics revealed by the OECD show specialists earned an average of just under €164,500 in 2014.
That is one of the highest figures among the countries surveyed.

Dept draws up contingency plan for Irish tourists in Greece

The Department of Foreign Affairs has drawn up contingency plans to help out holidaymakers who could face a cashflow crisis in Greece.
Officials are monitoring developments there and according to the Irish Independent, "all options" will be considered if there are any developments that could affect citizens.

Two Nigerians Sentenced To Life Imprisonment In Qatar for Burglary And Attempted Murder

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Nigerian men to life imprisonment for burglary and attempted murder, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.

The same case also saw a Filipina maid sentenced to 22 years in jail for being an accomplice of the two Nigerians in their criminal activity. All three convicts will have to be deported upon serving their prison terms.

Letter Boko Haram Sect Wrote ThisDay Journalist

Mr Adeola Akinremi usually writes against them and travelled to Adamawa state to investigate killings by them and the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), and afterwards wrote a piece titled, Why Boko Haram don’t deserve our amnesty, they sent him a death threat via email calling him and infidel and they will soon execute him. 

Nigerian 20-Year Old Father Of Triplet Solicits For Help

A 20-year old Benue okada rider who was expecting a child with his girlfriend has welcomed the unexpected. The young man, Terngu Gbaren and his girlfriend, welcomed a set of triplet on the 2nd of June, 2015 and now need help from Nigerians to be able to take care of the kids.

Super Exclusive! Baba Tee’s New Wife Speaks On Cloth Allegation Plus Other Details

                                        Dupe                                                         Yetunde
 Popular actor baba Tee left the shores of Nigeria to London to find greener pastures but when he got to Uk he found out, London is not as sweet as he was meant to believe. Then he found one lady, Yetunde Bustline. A London society big girl and a City People’ Magazine correspondent. Yetunde is BIG in London and there can’t be a top party without yetunde, yes she is that big, you know that kind of ‘bigness’. 

Long story cut short, Baba Tee could not cope again with Yetunde and they broke up. Yetunde alleged that while the relationship lasted she was the one feeding the actor while, Baba Tee admitted that Yetunde showed her few ways in London but didn’t feed him. He however said he broke up with her because Yetunde was too big for him to control.

Ex-Super Eagles player Sani Kaita declared missing

Ex-Super Eagles player Sani Kaita declared missing by new local league club

Former-Super Eagles player, Sani Kaita has been declared missing by his football management, FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi.

Increased Boko Haram attacks Nigeria

Vanessa Williams' wedding

52-year-old Vanessa Williams who tied the knot with her partner of 3 years Jim Skrip, also 52, on Saturday in front of family and close friends in Buffalo, New York surprised everyone, including her husband, by wearing 2 gorgeous gowns during the intimate ceremony.

'I felt like an Egyptian goddess, and that was exactly the theme I was going for,' she said.

British-Nigerian woman wins six-figure payout

According to UK Daily Mail, Mrs Adebayo won her religious and racial bias claim against Turning Point, a drugs, alcohol and mental health charity at East London Tribunal Service. She claimed she was unfairly sacked from her £84,000 position as IT director at the charity by its chief executive Lord Victor Adebowale.

War over source of bailout funds in Nigeria

Top members of the APC and the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are reportedly divided over the sources of the N804.7 billion relief package being considered to bail out states who haven't paid workers salaries.

The PDP said that a very large amount of the bailout funds came from savings left behind by the administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan, however, the Presidency disagreed, arguing that the money came from proceeds of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).