Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Malaysian defense minister: Armed Forces ready to help Palestinians

Malaysia's Defense Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said that the Malaysian armed forces are ready to be sent to Jerusalem to assist the Palestinian cause if needed, local media reported on Saturday.

"Armed Forces chief (General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor) and the MAF are definitely ready," he said.

5 Footballers you never knew have killed someone before

- Footballers play an active role in our live as role models, as both adults and kids look up to them.
- However, that doesn’t stop them from engaging in actions that are rather unpleasing, which leads us to the conclusion that they are humans after-all.

Recently, we analyzed a list of top footballers that have engaged in a rather shameless act of drink-driving.
Today, I will be looking at five footballers that have actually killed someone before:

1. Marcus Alonso: 

Current Chelsea fans favourite was arrested in 2011 for his involvement in a car crash in Spain’s capital Madrid. Alonso was driving at 122.8kmh in wet conditions in a 50kmh road when he collided with a wall, killing one of the fellow passengers in the car, a 19-year-old woman.

Originally facing 4 years in prison, Alonso had his sentence reduced to 21 months; it was later dropped completely as the full-back paid 500,000 euros as damages to the victim’s family. 

Manhattan Explosion: I was Inspired by Israel-Palestinian Conflict - Suspect Confesses

Akayed Ullah
Suspect Akayed Ullah that launched a bomb attack on Manhattan subway has confessed to deliberately carrying out the attack.
The attack said to be a failed terrorist mission left four injured in the explosion at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, in midtown Manhattan near Times Square.
Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant is presently receiving treatment at Bellevue hospital where he confessed to law investigators.

Arsenal Ready to Make Ozil Highest-paid Player in Club's History

Mesut Ozil
Arsenal are making one last attempt to keep Mesut Ozil at the club.
The Germany midfielder is in the final year of his current contract, but the Gunners are trying to persuade him to sign a new onw.
Ozil has impressed in recent weeks and Arsenal have already offered him a deal north of £235,000-per-week.

#EndSARS: 10 Things Police Officers Don't Want You To Know

Nigerian youths who are mostly prone to abuse by SARS operatives are currently being sensitized about their fundamental human rights as the EndSARS campaign lingers.
Read some key things some unscrupulous police officers might never want you to know for the purpose of exploitation:
1. Bail is free
2. Upon arrest, you are liable to remain silent; Section 6 of the ACJA Act 2015; Section 35(2) 1999 Constitution
3. When being questioned, you must have your lawyer present. Section 6(2)(a) Administration of Criminal Justice Act (2015)

12-year-old African Boy Trying to Cross to Spain Caught Hiding Inside a Car Dashboard (Photo)

The 12-year-old boy caught hiding inside a car dashboard
Immigration officials were left stunned after nabbing a 12-year-old boy found curled up inside the dashboard of a car in a suspected smuggling operation.
The schoolboy, believed to be from Guinea in West Africa, was hiding in a foetal position in a pair of dirty shorts. The youngster was stuffed into the tiny space between the engine and the passenger of the BMW X5.
Officers found him after detecting his heartbeat using a special machine. They then reached into the dashboard with their hands at a checkpoint on the border between Morocco and Spain’s north African enclave of Melilla.

Notorious Hackers Steal $10m from 18 U.S and Russian Banks

Hackers hit U.S. and Russian banks
Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said.
Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), appeared to be ongoing and that banks in Latin America could be targeted next.
The first attack occurred in the spring of 2016 against banks in First Data’s (FDC.N) “STAR” network, the largest U.S. bank messaging system connecting ATMs at more than 5,000 organisations, Group-IB researchers said in a 36-page report.

Top Vikings Cultist Shot Dead by SARS Operatives After He Was Allegedly Caught With a Gun In Enugu (Photo)

The alleged cultist after he was killed
Security operatives believed to be members of the Special Anti-robbery squad have shot dead a suspected member of Vikings confraternity after he was reportedly caught with a gun on his waist in Nsukka area of Enugu state. 

Presidential Slaying: Photo of Buhari & His Men Arriving Paris Gets Nigerians Talking

President Muhammadu Buhari and his team
President Buhari and his entourage have arrived Paris ahead of the One Planet Summit in France on 11th Dec 2017.
The picture setting is reminiscent of a Hollywood blockbuster movie poster especially as the President rocked a befitting coat due to the cold over there.

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Prison Inmates to Bag Doctorate and Masters Degrees

A prison in Nigeria
The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate in the Maximum Prison undergoing a PhD programme.
Ladipo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that things were looking up, especially with the commitment of officials and performance of inmates.
The controller spoke to NAN on the sideline of the 2017 Ikoyi Prisons Education Award held in Lagos on Thursday.

Joselyn Dumas Keeps It Real On Her Sexual Life Like Never Before On Her TV Show

Ghanaian actress and TV Personality Joselyn Dumas has revealed on her TV Show program “Keeping It Real with Joselyn Dumas” that she’s always in charge when coming to having sex.
The 37-year-old actress with her two friends on the program admitted that they love being in charge when it comes to having S3x.

Oritse Femi Doesn’t Think Banky W’s Wedding Outshined His Own And Here Is Why

 Singer, Oritshe Femi has said there was no basis for comparison between his wedding and that of Banky W even though they both held on the same day.

The Double Wahala hitmaker added that his wedding trended on Twitter as such, no one could say that Banky W’s wedding outshined his.
He said,

Nigerians Run Libya Slave Camps - Cameroonian, Nigerian Returnees Narrate Shocking Ordeal

File photo
The new slave trade-human trafficking in Libya is being carried out by many nationalities, including Nigerians and Ghanaians, according to a Cameroonian returnee, who was abducted in the country.
Foka Fotsi, who was trafficked twice, told Reuters that those in charge of one of the places where he was held included Ghanaians and Nigerians. Fotsi story corroborated another testimony by a Nigerian in the southern state of Edo, who identified one Charles, a Nigerian as the trafficking kingpin.
Unable to find work to support his family, Fotsi decided to leave Cameroon last year, but fell into the hands of a Libyan kidnap ring before reaching Europe.

Small-Sized Physically Challenged Man Turns Internet Sensation After Marrying a Pretty Lady in White Wedding (Photos)

The latest couple
A small-sized physically challeneged man turned into an internet sensation after photos from his white wedding with his sweetheart, emerged online and went viral.
The photos were trailed with mixed reactions and many online user applaud the young lady for tieing the knot with her man while ignoring what the whole world will say about it.
See more photos of the latest couple below;

Friday, 1 December 2017

Falana Files N100m Lawsuit Against FCDA

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN)
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has filed a suit against the Federal Capital Development Authority, seeking N100m damages for the injuries he allegedly sustained when he fell into an uncovered manhole on the street of Abuja.
In the suit, marked, CV/0248/17, Falana claimed to have on October 27 fallen into a manhole while walking along the Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama District, Abuja.

Meet The Young Nigerian Female Pilot Buzzing on Social Media (Photos)

Janet Bunor
Janet Bunor is a former commercial model who is currently into piloting. Her transition from professional modeling to aviation has stunned Nigerians as she continues to don her privileged white and black uniform as a pilot.
The beautiful 31-year old has a strong passion for traveling, eating foreign meals as well as shopping.
The averagely tall and slim lady is very proud of her body, looks and profession as seen on her Instagram page where she has over 3,000 followers.
Janet Bunor is currently single but it is not clear if she is searching as she poses with several handsome men on her page. She appears to be a happy and lively girl with little worries about life.

Buhari Has Not Done Enough to Deserve Re-election - Civil Society Group

President Muhammadu Buhari
A civil society group, Sage Africa, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should focus on fulfilling his electoral promises as he has not done enough to deserve re-election.
The group added that President Buhari should not be nursing the hope of a second term in office at this point in time when Nigerians are disillusioned with his administration, describing it as “lacking coherence.”
According to Punch, the Sage Africa Director, Joshua Asubiojo revealed this on Thursday in Abuja and observed that government action and policies had worsened the unemployment rate in the country, adding that “a record number of Nigerians had lost their jobs under this government.”

German-born Keeper Set for Super Eagles

goalkeeper Maduka Okoye
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has  said  18-year-old  Fortuna Dusseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye  has agreed to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria.
Rohr is considering his options as he looks to arrive  at the Russia  2018 World Cup with a top-class keeper.
The PUNCH had exclusively reported on January 11 that the 18-year-old  Okoye  was one of the German-born players  being  monitored by Rohr, who is searching for a replacement for Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme.

Obituary Photo of 8-Year-Old Killed by UNIPORT Student for Money Rituals

Ifeanyi Dike
8-year-old Victory Chikamso, the little girl who was brutally murdered by a 200-level student of the the Faculty of Science, University of Portharcourt, Rivers State, identified as Ifeanyi Dike has been buried. 

Sunday, 26 November 2017

'Snake Bite Victims Bled From Their Eyes': Adventurer Who Has Encountered 400 Snakes Tells Stunning Story

Ed Stafford 
Ed Stafford is a completely fearless British jungle explorer who has encountered more than 400 snakes.
The man has now revealed the reptiles' venom can leave victims bleeding from their eyes.
According to The Sun UK, the death-defying trekker Ed Stafford has spoken about how to escape from the predators after his numerous hair-raising experiences.

Maradona Wants Daughter Jailed After Accusing Her Of Stealing £3.4m From Him

Diego Maradona has accused his two daughters of stealing £3.4million from him and has called for one of them to be jailed.

The Argentine World Cup winner also accused his wife of being involved in the alleged theft, alleging they stashed some of the money in Uruguay.

The 57-year-old football legend is suing ex-wife Claudia Villafane and daughters Dalma and Giannina.

Over 30 Migrants Dead, 200 Rescued Off Libyan Coast Today

More than 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued on Saturday after their boats foundered off Libya's western coast, the Libyan navy said.

The coastguard conducted two rescue operations off the city of Garabulli, 60 kilometres (40 miles) east of Tripoli, spokesman Colonel Abu Ajila Abdelbarri said.

He added that patrols had found 31 bodies and 60 survivors from one boat, while all 140 passengers had survived in a second boat.

Ikoyi Whistle-Blower Rejects FG’s N325m, EFCC Delays Payment

Yakubu Galadima, the lawyer for the whistle-blower, who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment, says his client will not accept anything below five per cent commission.

Galadima said this during a chat with one of our correspondents on Saturday.

The Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, at an event on Thursday titled, ‘Tracking Noxious Funds’, which was organised by Kent University Law School and Human and Environmental Development Agency, had explained that any whistle-blower, who helped the government to recover anything above N1bn would receive less than five per cent commission.

BLACK FRIDAY: Amazon's Jeff Bezos Hit $100 Billion Mark

The founder of Amazon.com Inc Jeff Bezos, on Friday added over $2.4billion to his fortune which now stands at $100.3 billion.

The world richest man who own the world's biggest online retailer's website is the first billionaire to hit the $100 billion mark since Bill Gate hit it almost 18 years ago.

Amazon's shares spiked more than 2 percent based on the company’s prospects for the holiday shopping, with daily online purchases rising 18.4 percent over last year.

Saturday, 25 November 2017

Undergraduate Commits Suicide In Bauchi

A 300-level student of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, on Friday morning reportedly hanged himself.

The deceased, Dahiru Adamu, 30, was said to be a student of the Department of Technology Education at the institution. He was found hanging from a tree.

The incident was said to have occurred at the Gubi campus of the school along Kano Road.

A student of the institution, who spoke on a condition of anonymity, told Saturday Punch that the body of the victim was left hanging from the tree for about two hours before it was brought down.

He said, “I got to school on Friday morning only to find out that a student had hanged himself in the compound.


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