Monday, 13 July 2015

Controversial new post-codes rolled out today

Pictured - Liam Duggan, director of Eircode, Minister for Communications Alex White TD

Ireland’s first national post-code service has been launched today amid criticism from industry and language figures who said it is irrelevant and incomplete.

Eircode, which cost €27m to set up, gives every home and business in the country its own seven-digit code and aims at reducing confusion surrounding non-unique addresses. These account for some 35pc of Irish addresses, particularly in rural areas where many homes just have the townland as its given address.

Kids At Emmanuel Adebayor Foundation Prays For Him

 The kids at footballer Emmanuel Adebayor’s foundation home recently stretched out their hands and prayed for him when he paid them a visit.

Court Orders Nigerian Police To Pay Family N100m Over Death Of Detainee

                                             Late Patricia Onyeabo and daughter, Amaka

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria today ordered the Nigerian Police Force to pay N100 million compensation to the family of a female lawyer Patricia Onyeabo who died in Police custody due to lack of medical care.

Buhari Appoints New Service Chiefs,

Maj. General Yusuf Tukur Buratai. The new army chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser, NSA, to replace former Service Chiefs who were sacked earlier today. 

Van Persie gets hero's welcome as he lands in Turkey ahead of his move to Fenerbahce

Robin van Persie is getting ready to leave Manchester United and move to Turkey club, Fenerbahce.

Happy 81st birthday to Professor Wole Soyinka

President Buhari sacks all Service Chiefs

President Buhari has sacked all Service Chiefs. Their sack was made known by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina while he spoke to state house correspondents this afternoon.

Pastor Adeboye's wife's 67th birthday celebration

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dies at 55

Satoru Iwata, the CEO of Nintendol died on Saturday July 11th at the age of 55 after battling cancer for over a year. The gaming company released information about his death in a statement & revealed that he suffered from a bile duct growth.

5 Hired Killers Arrested At Herbalist Shrine in Nigeria During Spiritual Protection Ritual

assassins arrested benin

5 criminals have been arrested by Edo Police Command while planning to assassinate one Etionsa Ighodalo and many others in Ovia North-East LGA of Edo State over politics and who becomes Chairman of Iyowa Community.
While briefing journalists in Benin yesterday, Zone 5 ASP, Emeka Iheneanacho said that the suspects identified as Osahon Iserhienrhien Monday Idele, Uhunoma Idele, Iyobo Iyamu, Odion Omwamghe and Augustine Igbinovia were hired to assassinate one Etionsa Ighodalo and a few others on the 4th of July 2015.

Nigeria version of Serena Williams..Lol lol


Freeze Publicly Calls Wife An Adulteress

Thierry Henry & pregnant girlfriend attend Wimbledon

Nigerian woman cuts neighbour’s throat during argument

Helen Okeke has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing her neighbour, identified only as Rose, in the Ikota, Ajah area of the state.
It was learnt that Okeke slit Rose’s throat after the duo reportedly had an argument over who poured urine on the latter’s clothes that were spread on the entrance door to her room.
It was gathered that Rose, who was reportedly getting ready for her wedding, had returned from work in the afternoon, and noticed a foul smell on the clothes spread on her door.

FG threatens to stop Sunday Oliseh’s unveiling as new Super Eagles head coach

The Federal government through the National Sports Commission (NSC) has threatened to stop the planned unveiling of Sunday Oliseh as the new head coach of Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday July 15th.

According to The Guardian, a letter was sent to NFF from the office of the NSC yesterday July 12th, stating that Sunday Oliseh's appointment as the new head coach for Super Eagles after Stephen Keshi's sack did not conform with the Procurement Act procedure for engagement.

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone summit 'reaches agreement'

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Eurozone leaders have reached a "unanimous" agreement after marathon talks over a third bailout for Greece, EU President Donald Tusk has said.
He said that a bailout programme was "all ready to go" for Greece, "with serious reforms and financial support".

Female weightlifter collapsed as she tried to lift 233lbs

Woman collapses weightlifting at the Pan Am Games in Oshawa

A Venezuelan weightlifter missed an attempt on the clean & jerk Sunday at the Pan Am Games and fell to the ground -- but still managed to snag a silver medal. 20-year-old Genesis Rodriguez Gomez competed in the women's 53kg Group A at the competition, which is being held in Oshawa, Ontario.

Lewis Hamilton BARRED from the Royal Box because of jacket and tie

Lewis Hamilton BARRED from Wimbledon's Royal Box for no jacket and tie

Hamilton (main picture) was due to sit alongside the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch and Hugh Grant to watch Novak Djokovic clinch his third Wimbledon victory. But the driver was sent away by Royal Box officials after turning up in a rather colourful ensemble, which included a bright floral shirt.

The hole that led the world's most wanted man to freedom... again

'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison on an underground MOTORBIKE

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman (pictured bottom right when he was captured last year) is on the run from Altiplano jail, 50 miles outside of Mexico City, security officials said today.

Stunning Serena proves JK Rowling was spot on

Serena Williams wows at Wimbledon champions' dinner alongside Novak Djokovic

Fresh from her convincing victory over Garbine Muguruza, the 33-year-old six-time champion looked resplendent as she arrived at the event in London wearing a hugging floor-length gown before enjoying a dance with men's champion Novak Djokovic (centre).