Monday, 22 January 2018

Herdsmen Set Olu Falae's Farm On Fire

Some people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Sunday reportedly attacked the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae.

The farm is located at Ilado Village in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that the hoodlums did not steal anything on the farm but burnt down five hectares of the farm which, according to a source, was the oil palm plantation.

Falae was kidnapped in September 2015 by the herdsmen but was released three days later following the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari who ordered the then Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomom Arase (rtd) to secure his release.

Girl Accuses Arsenal Star, Alexis Sanchez Of Offering Her 1000 Pounds For S*x (Photos)



Student Paulina Sobierajska, 20, (left) said Sanchez made no mention of his actress girlfriend Mayte Rodriquez, 28, (right) during their five-month fling
 
Want-away Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has hit the headlines lately with his transfer which is expected to materialize any time soon, with Manchester United being the most probable destination. However, there is a new development on the Chilean’s social life and this time it is about a s*x scandal story that has been broken by a British media outlet, the Sun.

The media outlet has alleged that the former Barcelona man had offered to pay for s*x, and surprisingly, her alleged target was a school girl. A student who has so far been identified as Paulina Sobierajska is said to have opened up the lid on how Sanchez fell attracted to her and offered to pay her £1,000 for sexual encounter. Sanchez is said to have invited Sobierajska for a party and a drink at one of the apartments in London.

An excerpt of the article penned down by the Sun reads in part:

Football Transfer: Real Madrid Finally Agree To Let C.Ronaldo Join Man United For Less Price



Cristiano Ronaldo
 
LaLiga giants, Real Madrid have told star forward, Cristiano Ronaldo they will allow him to negotiate a summer move with either Manchester United or Paris Saint Germain, according to reports.
 
An insider at the Santiago Bernabeu told Yahoo Sports that the Portuguese superstar has grown frustrated with life at the club for two reasons for failing to support him over his tax case last summer, and the refusal to offer him a new contract at Barcelona’s Lionel Messi’s level.
 

Should Women Make Marriage Proposals To Their Men? (Must Read)

Photo used for illustrative purposes only
 
A video of a marriage proposal which turned sour went viral on social media last week. This video sparked a lot of controversies on social media. For those who didn’t see the video, this is the gist. A young lady proposed to her boyfriend at Ikeja shopping mall but the boyfriend rejected her marriage proposal and the lady became hysterical.
 
However, let us hear what Joromi and Kamilu have to say about this issue. They have been at each other’s throat over this discussion for days now and I am really helpless.
 
Joromi: That girl fall my hand no be small oh! How can she be desperate to ask a man to marry her?
 
Kamilu: Desperate? She asked her man to marry her and you call her desperate? Why should she wait for him to propose, after all you are into a relationship with the intention of getting married? So whoever is ready should ask.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Cancer: Scientists Make Breakthrough In Early Detection, Cure




Scientists have revealed that cancer can now be detected earlier by a new and revolutionary blood test that could spot eight different types of the disease.

The blood test could detect the eight types of cancer at a point where they are more curable, the researchers claimed in a report by The Associated Press.

The test, known as CancerSEEK, was developed by a team at the Johns Hopkins University, United States, which trialled a method that detected eight common forms of the disease identified as ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, colorectal, lung and breast cancers.

The test looks for mutations in 16 genes that regularly arise in cancer and eight proteins that are often released.

Pandemonium During Church Programme As Men Fight Dirty Over Girlfriend In Lagos (Photo)




The victims
 
Hoodlums unleashed terror on residents of Ipaja, a Lagos suburb, during a fracas at an event organised by a white garment church on Sunday January 14, 2018.
 
According to The Nation, pandemonium broke out between 7pm and 9.30 pm, following a fight between some youths during a ceremony organised by Fogofoluwa Cherubim and Seraphim Church on Gbadamosi Close, Pako area of Baruwa, Ipaja.
 
Some eye-witnesses disclosed that the church was celebrating one of their members who had just returned from trance, when a disagreement between two youths over a girl led to a scuffle.
 
One of the youths at the event was said to have attacked a boy for dancing suggestively with his girlfriend.
 

I Watched My Friend’s Girl Friend Being Raped To Death - Libyan Returnee

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On January 14, 2018, at about 11.52pm, a Max Air plane with registration number 5N- HMM, landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers state with the third batch of 560 Nigerian returnees from Libya. Among them were 20 infants. In recent time, the print and electronic media have been awash with news of Nigerian returnees from Libya and their horrific tales during their sojourn.

Nigerians, especially youths , leave the shores of the country in search of better living condition, owing mostly to unemployment .

 In their desperation to achieve their aim, they fall prey to agents who sweet talked and cajoled them into believing that they could get to their dream country, if they could raise between N150,000 and N400,000. Some youths , resorted to several criminal means of raising this amount , only to realise at the end that this decision was their greatest undoing.

Herdsmen Kill Monarch, 28 Others In Fresh Attacks

A monarch in Taraba State and 28 others were killed during the week in fresh attacks by Fulani herdsmen, The Nation reports.

The attacks, which took place between Tuesday and Wednesday, occurred while the dust was yet to settle on herdsmen attacks on some Benue communities early in the year, which resulted in the death of about 70 residents.

Many other people were said to have been injured in the Taraba incidents while scores of other people were displaced after their homes were torched by the invaders.

Gunmen Attack Afghan Hotel

At least four gunmen have launched an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel. Special forces tried to repel the gunmen, interior ministry spokesman, Najib Danish, told the BBC.

Why I Stand With Buhari - By Femi Adesina



Femi Adesina and President Buhari
 
These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan, Adamawa State, as well as in other places. Hell suddenly seemed to have enlarged itself against Nigeria. Sincere condolences to those who are grieving and mourning the loss of loved ones.
 
But instead of finding solutions, and joining to chart the way forward, some people are making political capital out of the killings. They are trying to use the orgy of bloodshed to advance their political interests, wanting to make it appear that it is a failure of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He Punched Me Twice, I Fainted - Lady Recounts Ordeal In The Hands Of A Lagos Okada Armed Robber

The victim
 
A lady identified as Amarachi Azubuike, has giving graphic details of her experience in their hands of an armed robber in Lagos while she was returning from school in December, 2017.
 
Narrating how it happened, Amarachi said: “I was on my way back from school as at 21st December, at oshodi express way.

First Photo Of The Americans And Canadians After They Were Rescued From Kidnappers In Kaduna

The rescued foreigners
 
 
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, in the early hours of Saturday, rescued American and Canadian citizens who were kidnapped in Kaduna State last Tuesday.
 
Recall that the kidnapped foreigners who were two Americans and two Canadians, were ambushed by their abductors while traveling from Kaduna State to Abuja.
 

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Akwa Ibom Doctor Sacked For Stealing Beds

A doctor
 
Dr Nwaopara A.U, a Consultant and Medical Superintendent, Psychiatric Hospital, Eket, has been sacked by the Akwa Ibom Government for allegedly stealing six hospital beds and converting them to personal use.
 
According to PM News, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong made the disclosure while addressing the management and staff of the hospital in Eket on Friday. He alleged that the doctor stole the beds in October last year and converted them to use in his private hospital in Marina area of Eket.
 
But Dr Nwaopara stated that the matter was in court.

Kidnapped Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Regains Freedom

 
File Photo
 
Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa State abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents in the state, has regained freedom.
 
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ebikake was freed at about 3am on Friday, but the fate of the soldier remained unknown.
 
Bayelsa Police Spokesman, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the development to NAN on Friday in Yenagoa.

President Putin Takes A Plunge In Freezing Water As Russian Orthodox Believers Mark Epiphany (Photo)


Vladimir Putin (Photo: Kremlin Press Service)
 
Following a Russian Orthodox Christian tradition, President Vladimir Putin took a dip in freezing water at a monastery on the Feast of the Epiphany on Thursday night.
 
The Epiphany Bath, as it is known, is celebrated on January 19, the day when the infant Jesus is believed to have been visited by the Three Wise Men, thus revealing Himself to humankind. The practice is said to relate to the symbolic baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan.

We Are Still Living In Fear, Under Seige From Herdsmen - Gov. Ortom Of Benue Cries Out

 
Gov Ortom
 
Speaking while receiving northern and All Progressive Congress (APC) governors led by the chairman of governors forum, Shetima Kashim, at the new banquet hall in Makurdi, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, on Friday, said that people of the state live in fear and still under siege of Fulani herdsmen.
 
Governor Ortom said that the fear of the people stemmed from continuous threat by the herdsmen who despite the killings still issued threat on daily basis to take over Benue land.

Shocker: Lagos Man Arraigned For Beating Wife And Stabbing Her On The Head




File photo used only for illustrative purpose
 
Lateef Saka, a transporter, has been arraigned before the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing his wife with a kitchen knife, NAN reports.
 
The 36-year-old is facing a charge of assault for stabbing his wife on her head.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, told the court, that the accused committed the offence on Jan. 18, about 11.00 p.m at his residence: No. 27, Jebba St., Ebute Meta, Lagos.

See The Shocking Moment A Woman Was Flogged 20 Strokes Of Cane In Public

 
A woman prepares to be lashed in Indonesia for getting 'too close' to her partner
 
This is the shocking moment an Indonesian woman is publicly whipped for getting ‘too close’ to her partner in the days before their wedding.
 
Closeness is seen as a prelude to pre-marital sex in the far eastern nation which strongly adheres to Sharia Law.
 
The woman and her partner both received 20 lashes each, as crowds gathered to watch their flogging.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Germany Pays People In The Country To Use Electricity

On Christmas Eve and early into the next day, Germany’s power trading exchange, EPEX Spot, had to pay companies and other large energy consumers up to $60 per megawatt-hour to use energy.

The company bills consumers negative rates when too much power is generated from renewables and there’s a low demand for it.

In general, experts say, solar and wind generation is wildly inconsistent, with a lot of it based on the season.

The online publication, Green Matters, reports that, for example, Germany expects wind turbines to produce around 12 percent of overall power, but that the number can significantly rise if there’s major winds.

Martin Luther Day: 10 Interesting Fact About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King
 
Social Activist and Humanitarian, Martins Luther King Jr. is no doubt one of the most important figures in the American Civil Rights Movement.
 
A Baptist minister inspired by other advocates of nonviolence, King encouraged oppressed and socially disadvantaged African-Americans to fight for equality through peaceful protest.
 
He helped to organize the March on Washington, where he delivered his famous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, and played a pivotal role in other significant events such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
 
1. Martins Luther played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968.

Kim & Kanye Welcome 3rd Child

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's family has officially grown!The famous couple have welcomed their third child via surrogate, and the family is over the moon.

"Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," Kim announced on her app today.

Man Rapes Two Goats To Death [Photos]

A middle-aged man, identified as Mbiti Munyao in Kangundo constituency, Machakos area of Kenya has been arrested for allegedly raping two goats to death.

EFCC Arraigns Jumoke Akinjide For N650m Fraud


Jumoke Akinjide
 
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, for allegedly laundering a sum of N650m.
 
Akinjide was arraigned alongside Senator Ayo Adeseun and Chief Olanrewaju Otiti before the Federal High Court in Lagos.
 

Armed Robbers Slaughter Security Guard After Storming Phone Shop In Delta (Photos)



Blood of the security guard butchered by the robbers
 
Some dreaded armed robbers who broke into a phone shop in Delta State have butchered the security guard, cutting off his neck after receiving stiff opposition from him.
 
Here is the sad story as narrated by Sapele Olofofo Unugbragada on Facebook:

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Photos: Four Suspected Migrants Caught While Hiding Under Car Bonnet To Sneak Into Europe

Four suspected migrants have been caught trying to sneak into Europe by hiding inside a car as it crossed into the Spanish North African territory of Melilla.

Two of the people - from sub-Saharan Africa - were hiding in the car's boot, while another was found under the bonnet.

A fourth, a woman, was reportedly found under the dashboard.

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