Saturday, 22 October 2016

Cameroon Train Accident: Death toll rises to 70, 600 Injured

Death toll in the Cameroon train accident has risen to 70, with 600 injured.  The train was travelling between the country's mains cities, Douala and Yaounde, when it came off the tracks.

Woman dies after jumping out from moving Car to escape Abusive Husband

A woman, Brianne King has died after she jumped from a moving car to escape her 'abusive' husband, according to her friends. 

Stephanie Okereke stuns in New Photo

Actress, producer, Stephanie Okereke-Linus stunned in her weekend outfit.

Graphic Photos: Transformer Cable Thief electrocuted in Borno

A transformer cable thief managed to escape with his life at the State School of Nursing, Maiduguri, Borno State. He survived an electrocution that gave him severe burnt, when his attempt to remove cable from a transformer failed on early hours of Saturday. He was arrested and taken to hospital for treatment.

Former Pastor allegedly attempts stealing a Baby after choking her

A former pastor, Oleh Zhownirovych has been identified by police as the man who allegedly choked a stranger’s baby in a Kansas Wal-Mart on Wednesday.

Suspected kidnappers murder Businessman after collecting N500k ransom

A popular Owerri, Imo State businessman, Amamechi Ahanonu has been murdered by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, after collecting N500, 000 as ransom from his family. The suspected kidnappers had on Monday morning, stormed the Ahanonu’s house in Amato Orogwe in the Owerri West and whisked him away after shooting sporadically into the air.

Father burns 4-yr-old daughter with hot Electric Heater for Bedwetting

For allegations of bedwetting in her sleep, a 36-year-old man, Mr. Benjamin Endurance, has burnt his four-year-old daughter, Goodness with hot electric heater on October 13, 216. The matter was subsequently reported to the police by the officials of the International Federation of Women Lawyers.

Obama hosts final Musical Evening at White House

President Barack Obama ended hosted his final musical night on Friday evening. The musical evening has been one of his favorite traditions at the White House.  Obama and his wife Michelle began the annual event eight years ago to celebrate music that has helped shape America.

Friday, 21 October 2016

Malaria outbreak kills 48 in Sokoto

No fewer than 48 people have died in Gandu area, Sokoto State following an outbreak of malaria. The Officer in Charge of Kofar Kade Clinic, Mrs Rabi Ahmed-Gandi, disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when she received the second consignment of free anti-malarial drugs from the State Government.

Guinness Nigeria reiterates commitment to local sourcing of raw materials

Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Peter Ndegwa has once again reiterated the company’s commitment to increase the use of Local Raw Materials (LRM) such as sorghum and maize which have been part of its sourcing strategy for over a decade now. He also announced the company’s intention to raise the use of locally sourced raw materials from 43% to 87% over the next 2 years.

Neymar signs new 5-year deal with Barcelona

Brazilian footballer, Neymar has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him at Barcelona until 2021, the Spanish champions said on Friday.

Train derails killing seven, injuring many in Cameroon (Photos)

A passenger train has derailed in Cameroon, which resulted in a terrible accident that killed seven people and injured many. A twitter user shared photos of the accident scene on social media. Continue to see more…

Armsgate: EFCC Consolidates Charges, Re-arraigns Dasuki, Others Nov. 16

Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday, October 21, 2016 granted the application brought by the EFCC, seeking the consolidation of the two separate criminal charges against former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and others with respect to their involvement in the infamous N2.1billion arms scam.

Khloe Kardashian rocks Denim on Yeezy Boots

Reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian on Friday rocked a Good American denim on Yeezy boots as she leaves Los Angeles. 

Teacher slits his Throat in Courtroom after being convicted of rape

A former California teacher, Jeffery Scott Jones, who was convicted Wednesday of raping a female relative when she was 13 responded to the jury’s verdict on his crime by producing a razor and slitting his throat in court.

Princess Diana's Stepmother, Raine Spencer dies at 87

The stepmother of Princess Diana, Raine Spencer has died on Friday at age 87 after a brief illness. Countess Spencer died on Friday morning at her London home, her son William Legge, the Earl of Dartmouth and a Ukip MEP, confirmed.

Court throws out request to dismiss Incest Charges against Mother & Son deeply in love

A court has thrown out a request to dismiss incest charges against a New Mexico mother, Monica Mares who is 'deeply in love' with her teenage son, Caleb Peterson.

94, 141 Pregnant Women are HIV Positive in Zamfara

At the least 94,141 pregnant women are said to be HIV/AIDS positive in Zamfara. A United States Agency for International Aids (USAID) funded programme said this through Management Services for Health Organisation the USAID Prevention and Organisational Systems-AIDS Care and Treatment (PRO-ACT).

Notorious Rapist kills pregnant woman, injure four others in Lagos

An unidentified serial rapist has allegedly killed a pregnant woman and injured four others in Oluwoye, Ibeshe Titun, Ikorodu, Lagos State.

EFCC re-arrests Femi Fani Kayode as he steps out from Court in Lagos

Femi Fani-Kayode has been re-arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos State where he appeared today. This arrest comes as a shock as he had been granted bail by the Federal high court in Lagos. The former Aviation Minister had said in a statement that EFCC was planning to re-arrest him.

Mr & Miss Albino Contest debuts in Kenya

People with albinism are being given a chance to come to limelight in Kenya, as they are contesting for Mr and Miss Albino in the country.

Anita Joseph flaunts her Derriere in New Photos

Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph is treating her Facebook followers to a fantasy Friday with adorable photos, where she flaunted her derriere with the caption, ‘TGIF’. See one more after the cut… 

First Female Chairman of UBA, Otunba Kuforiji clocks 80

Her Royal Highness, Otunba Kuforiji Olubi has clocked 80. President Muhammadu Buhari, who was the then head of state, 32 years ago made her the first female Chairman of UBA. See more photos…

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Saraki seeks Incentives for Girl Child Education

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on all tiers of government in the country to encourage girl-child education by through the use of special incentives.

He also said that government need to lay more emphasis on achieving qualitative education for all Nigerian children rather than concentrating on the quantity of students enrollment alone.

Akwa Ibom Teacher emerges 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year

L-R:Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Nicolaas Vervelde;  Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah; 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year, Mr. Imoh Essien and Professor Pat Utomi, Chairman, Panel of Judges, Maltina Teacher of the Year during the grand finale of the 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year in Lagos on Thursday.

Mr. Imoh Essien, a teacher from Special Education Center for Exceptional Children, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State has emerged the 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year at the grand finale in Lagos on Thursday. For the feat, Mr. Essien was rewarded with One Million Naira in addition to Five Hundred Thousand Naira he received as state champion from Akwa Ibom. He will also get One Million Naira every year for five years, a training program abroad and a block of six classrooms built at his school.

Taxi Driver beaten & tortured to death for alleged robbery

A 50-year-old taxi driver, Adeleke Oyadara accused of robbery has been beaten and tortured to death in Kujore, Iwelepe, in the Sagamu area of Ogun State. A businesswoman, who mobilized hoodlums and stormed Oyadara’s house claimed that the deceased robbed her on September 10.

Kim Kardashian’s friend, Allison Statter shares throwback photos of Kim at 16

Kim Karrdashian West’s longtime girlfriend, Allison Statter has shared photos from Keeping Up with the Kardashians star’s sweet 16, in honour of her upcoming 36th birthday. Statter took to Kim’s app on Thursday to share the ultimate throwback photos from 20 years ago that showed the mother of two’s 16th birthday, tagged, ‘From Allison: Kim’s Sweet 16!’

Guests boo Donald Trump at fundraising dinner over mean jokes he throws at Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump turned cheering of the guests to booing at a fundraising dinner on Thursday night, as he directly attacked Hillary Clinton in a scathing speech. 

Amber Rose stuns in Flirt Makeup as she turns a Year Older

Top model, Amber Rose is introducing her Flirt Cosmetics as she turns a year older today. The estranged wife of rapper Wiz Khalifa designed her face with beauty line makeup (as seen above).

Ogun First Lady, Olufunso Amosun sponsors chained boy, Korede Taiwo’s education from Primary to University level

All is not over for the nine-year-old boy, Korede Taiwo, who was chained and starved by his father in Ogun State, as the wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun has taken up the sponsorship of his education from primary to university level.

Actresses, Tracy & Treasure Daniels share new Photos as they turn a Year Older

Nollywood actresses, twin sisters, Tracy Daniels and Treasure Daniels are a year older today. The duo of film producers took to their Instagram pages to share photos, expressed their gratitude to God and fans in few words. "My twin @tracydanielz and I are grateful for all the love God has shown us and for all the love you all show us, we are not close to even the top 100 in our game, yet you guys turned us into celebrities we are so humbled and honored thank you@mimisplacee for this styling, thank you all," they said. Continue to see more photos...

CBN, Heritage Bank, NYSC disburse N774m to 310 YIEDP Beneficiaries

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider and The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have disbursed a whooping sum of N774million to 310 beneficiaries under the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP).

Nigeria's Fastest Man, Seye Ogunlewe signs Deal with Temple Management Company

Nigeria’s king of tracks and fields, Seye Ogunlewe will now be represented by Temple Management Company after signing a new deal with leading talent agency and event management company, Temple Management Company.

UBA & MEC, Inc., launch Revolutionary Omni-Channel Payment System, EmailMoni

MEC, Inc.  announced today it has entered into agreements with pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa ("UBA") Plc to provide a revolutionary email-based billing, payment and banking software system called "EmailMoni."

Africa’s Stars to pay Tribute to Manu Dibango, King Sunny Ade, Papa Wemba at AFRIMA 2016

The performance stage of the 2016 All Africa Music,Awards,  AFRIMA, will come alive on Sunday, November 6 at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos in Nigeria as African music stars line up for pulsating and emotive tribute performances in honour of Manu Dibango, King Sunny Ade and late Papa Wemba, three of Africa’s renowned music legends.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

How N2.1bn Was Paid to Dokpesi from ONSA – CBN Staff

The EFCC has presented its first witness, PW1, Mukados Mohammed, against  former Chairman, Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja.

Photos: 18-yr-old Boy pulls two cars with his Shoulder Blade

An 18-year-old boy, Abhishek Choubey pulls two cars with just his shoulder blades. He has become famous with the nickname, 'Steel Blades' in his hometown for his incredible feats of strength. He pulls the cars by using a rope tied to a wooden block that is held in place between his shoulder blades.  Abhishek claims to be the only man with strong enough shoulders to be able to complete the challenge and wants to establish a world record.

Falling Scaffolding kills one, injure five (Photos)

A scaffolding has crashed down onto a street from a high-rise building in Miami killing one man and injuring five others.  The man, a 50-year-old bystander, suffered a 'fatal cardiac episode' while running from falling debris, while a woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after she was hit by debris while inside a car, and two construction workers were also taken to hospital. See photos…

Onazi threatens to drag Lazio to FIFA over unpaid salary

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has asked the world football governing body FIFA to intervene in a dispute with his former club Lazio, who he says owe him two months' salary.