Friday, 31 July 2015


Amnesty International considers legalizing prostitution

500 Amnesty delegates from more than 80 countries will gather at an international conference next week in Dublin to vote on whether to advocate the elimination of all penalties for sex work, on the grounds that it is a matter of privacy between consenting adults. Simply put, the Human Right group will vote on a new policy that calls for the global decriminalization of sex trafficking.

Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61

Wrestling legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61. Piper, born Roderick George Toombs, died from cardiac arrest in his sleep at his home in Hollywood on Thursday night but was discovered on Friday.

'Dead' woman wakes up screaming at funeral home

Prosecutors in Germany have charged a doctor with negligent bodily harm for declaring a 92-year-old woman dead, only for her to awaken again in a refrigerated room at a funeral home.
Essen prosecutor Birgit Juergens said the 53-year-old doctor, whose name wasn’t released in line with privacy regulations, could face anything from a fine to prison time if convicted.

Osama Bin Laden's 'stepmother and sister among four killed' after their private jet crashes

Bin Laden family’s jet crashes into a car auction near Blackbushe Airport

Osama Bin Laden's stepmother and sister are thought to be among four people killed after a private jet owned by the family crashed into a fireball after overshooting a runway while trying to land outside London.

Teen girl gets €7.5k over Aldi manager's comment


An instruction by an Aldi store manager to a security guard to "keep an eye on the tinkers in Aisle Three" has cost the German retailer €7,500.

A judge yesterday approved the award to a 17-year-old traveller girl arising from the incident at the Aldi store in Ennis, Co Clare, on November 5 last.
Counsel for the girl, Patrick Quinn BL, told Ennis Circuit Court that she was in attendance at the Aldi store on Francis Street with her infant brother and another traveller adult who was with her own infant son.

Saverio Bellante found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

Saverio Bellante. Inset: Tom O’Gorman

The jury in the trial of an Italian man who has admitted killing his landlord in Castleknock last year have found him not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.

Saverio Bellante (36) with an address at Beech Park Avenue, Castleknock, Dublin 15 was charged with murdering Thomas O'Gorman at an unknown time between January 11 2014 and January 12 2014 at the above address.

EU Bans Food Exports From Nigeria

The European Union has banned some food exports from Nigeria. Among the food items banned includes beans, sesame seeds, melon seeds, dried fish and meat, peanut chips and palm oil.

Male suicide bomber dressed as a female arrested in Chad

A male suicide bomber who disguised as a female was arrested after his attempt to bomb Djembe market in Chad this morning, failed.

Karim Benzema had a girlfriend

A few weeks ago, there were rumors that Rihanna was getting serious with French footballer, Karim Benzema after they were spotted in public numerous times. Well, somebody should have told Karim's 'girlfriend'. Some lady who claims to be Benzema's girlfriend is calling Rihanna 'the other woman'.

Another female suicide bomber arrested after a failed bomb attempt in Cameroon

This lady was also arrested by Cameroonian police after she tried to bomb a market in Marou, Cameroon yesterday July 30th.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Two-Day-Old Baby Girl Found Crying Inside Stuffed Suitcase


A man and a woman from the Henan province of eastern China, identified as Ding and Zhao, were arrested after employees of a hotel found a newborn baby girl crying inside a suitcase on July 26th.
The employees suspected the pair when they saw the man loitering suspiciously in the hotel lobby while he stood next to a woman. He was trying to smuggle the two-day-old baby into the hotel so the woman who accompanied him could adopt the child. It has since been established that the man is the child’s father.

Colombian Model Faces Death Penalty For Smuggling Drugs into China


22-year-old Colombian model Juliana Lopez now faces a death penalty after she was arrested at the Guangzhou airport in China on July 18th for smuggling drugs into the country. She was caught with a large quantity of a banned substance that was stashed inside her laptop.

Ooni Of Ife Is Still Very Much Alive, Chiefs Tell Governor

Members of Ife Royal Traditional Council (RTC) who visited the Governor of Osun State, Governor Rauf Aregbesola today has told the Governor that the Ooni of Ife is still very much alive, hale and healthy.

Drogba mobbed by fans after touching down in Canada to start new chapter in MLS

The Chelsea legend was mobbed by hundreds of fans as he arrived the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Canada yesterday Wednesday July 29 after agreeing to join Major League Soccer side, Montreal Impact, believed to be 18-months in length. 


Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Afghanistan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.

Mullah Omar

The Afghan government is investigating new reports that Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, a spokesman said.
The Taliban has yet to comment on the claim, which was made by top sources within the Afghan administration and intelligence agency.
The sources said the reclusive militant leader had died two to three years ago.

Ibori’s Brother-In-Law Sentenced To Two And A Half Years For Money Laundering

 Rowland Nakanda

Rowland Nakanda, a Nigerian national, had previously been found guilty of two counts of money laundering following a month-long trial at Southwark Crown Court and was sentenced today, Friday, 24 July.
The investigation into Nakanda commenced during the wider inquiry into the corrupt activities of the former governor of Delta State in Nigeria, James Ibori, between 1999 and 2007.

Prophet Commits Suicide Inside Kirikiri Prison

Prophet Destiny Onwudinjo, a pastor of Heaven Divine Ministry, in Shasha, who was in April this year sentenced to 7 years imprisonment after he tried absconding from court during proceedings has committed suicide inside Kirikiri Prison.
 Destiny was arrested and charged to court in April after brutalizing a commercial motorcycle rider, Chika Izuogu pictured above for refusing to pay him N120,000 for deliverance prayer.

Daughters inherit $20 Million with strings attached

When their father died, Victoria (left) and Marlena Laboz (middle) inherited $20 million - but that money comes with conditions. A Manhattan millionaire left a generous fortune to his daughters in his will, but the money comes with strings.

Maurice Laboz, owner of real estate management firm Regal Real Estate, died earlier this year and left his two daughters, Marlena, 21, and Victoria, 17, $10 million each (his entire estate was worth $37 million). And while the money is supposed to roll in when each girl turns 35, Maurice set up conditions for the payouts to start earlier.

Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuade is dead


The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubose II,  is dead.  He was 85 years old.
The foremost Oba died in London at about 7:30pm last night.
Details later

Nigerian man jailed for rape in London

38 year old Nigerian man, Olaoluwa Ibrahim was yesterday July 28th sentenced to jail by the Central Criminal Court in London for raping and stealing from a woman he attacked in Central London in June last year.

UK's metropolitan police say Ibrahim's victim was on her way back from an outing with her friends in Central London when he accosted her and raped her.

What a can of Coca-Cola REALLY does to your body

What a can of Coca-Cola REALLY does to your body in just an hour

The graphic was compiled by Truth Theory, a blog run by a former pharmacist who goes by the name Niraj, based in the US, and includes a seven-stop breakdown.

British Airways hostess, 22, is found dead in her hotel

British Airways' Emily Dunn found dead in Angola hotel room by colleagues

Emily Dunn, pictured with her boyfriend James, was found dead in her room in Angola wearing her uniform after she failed to arrive for a flight to Heathrow.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Angry Residents Smash Pastor’s Head For Preaching

48-year-old South African Pastor Zander Emenogo has been preaching the word of God on the streets for 10 years until the day street thugs waylaid and assaulted him.
Daily Sun reports that the pastor of The Evangelical Christian Assembly of South Africa spent Saturday preaching about drugs, crime and violence in the streets and parks of Joburg. Out of nowhere, two young men stopped him and told him that he had a big mouth.

16yr old kills 4yr old boy in Lagos, removes his intestines, kidney & penis

This has got to be one of the most painful/heartbreaking news I've heard in a while. A 16-year-old boy named Tajudeen Azeez, lured his 4 year old neighbour to a primary school in the Ijaniki area of Lagos, stabbed him, strangled him and removed his intestines, his kidney and cut off his penis. He did because a man named Osho had approached him and asked him to get him fresh human parts and would pay him N50,000. 

Muammar Gaddafi's son sentenced to death over war crimes

A court in Libya has sentenced one of the sons of former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and eight others to death over war crimes committed during the 2011 revolution.

British grandfather who left wife of 43yrs to marry a Cameroonian woman

Paul Catchpole, 66, divorced his wife and mother of his two grown up children to marry Angele, a woman 36 years his junior. The couple met and fell in love when Paul temporarily moved to Cameroon to work in Douala,Cameroon.
“I didn’t go looking for love, it just happened. I couldn’t believe it when Angele showed me she was interested in me" he said.
But it hasn't been all sunshine and roses for the couple who have been married since 2011 and are blessed with two children.

Parents holding hands 14yrs after their divorce

Monday, 27 July 2015

Eircom and Vodafone convicted and fined for ripping off customers

Eircom and Vodafone have been convicted and fined for ripping off customers who continuously received overcharged bills.
Following an investigation by industry watchdog Comreg, the telecom giants, along with Three Ireland, pleaded guilty at Dublin District Court today to charges under Section 45 of the Communications Act.
Vodafone was fined €10,000 and Eircom received fines totalling €21,000 after they each pleaded guilty to seven charges.

88-year-old woman stabs police officer who showed up to her home in address mix up

A police officer who responded to the wrong home, was stabbed and beaten by an elderly woman.

Officers were dispatched to 57 Wilson St. around 3:50 p.m., on a report of a disturbance in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Joe Jackson Suffers Stroke During Birthday Celebration In Brazil

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson’s publicist confirmed to Us Weekly that Jackson’s heart stopped three times while he was traveling in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His temporary pacemaker was also replaced with a permanent one on Sunday.
“Yesterday in Sao Paulo Joe had a stroke and then his heart stopped,” the publicist says. “He was at an event and he was “feeling light-headed and dizzy,” so he went to the hospital to be checked out. “They found out there was something wrong with his eye. There was an artery that burst behind it.” Doctors kept him to run some tests, during which time his heart stopped.”

Student suffers serious burns when her phone charger EXPLODES across her bedroom setting it ablaze

Woman suffers burns when her phone charger explodes and sets her bedroom ablaze

Katy Emslie, 26 (inset), was using her laptop to recharge a portable EE power bar at her home in Aberdeen when the charger shot out 'like a firework' and flew across the room, setting alight to the carpet.

US woman gives away everything she owns on Facebook

Colorado resident Rebekah Paulson gives away her things to move into tiny home

A self-confessed 'hoarder' has given away almost everything she owns so she can move into an ultra-tiny house. 
Rebekah Paulson, 35, is now living in a 20 x 8-foot shed on wheels in Laporte, Colorado, after leaving her rented apartment.
The shop worker began her purging process in January last year, and gave away ten items every Tuesday to Goodwill or to friends.

Baby disappears during naming ceremony in Ogun state Nigeria

An eight month old baby identified as Hezekiah Opeyemi Ogundele mysteriously disappeared during a naming ceremony held at Inuosegba community in Abeokuta Ogun state yesterday July 26th.

Bobbi Kristina's death now officially a murder investigation

The investigation into the circumstances that led to Bobbi Kristina's death yesterday Sunday July 26 has just been amped up ... It is now officially a homicide investigation. TMZ reports 

A minister in GEJ's govt stole $6billion - Gov. Oshiomole alleges

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole has alleged that a minister that served in former president Jonathan's administration stole a whooping $6billion. Governor Oshiomole made the allegation while speaking to state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari today.

He said American officials made the alleged fraud known to the Buhari led delegation during the state visit to the US last week.


Cocaine worth £1million found in box of bananas by stunned Tesco worker

A Tesco worker discovered drugs with an estimated street value of more than £1million inside a box of bananas

Drugs with an estimated street value of more than £1million have been found inside a box of bananas by a stunned Tesco worker.
The young employee was unpacking the fruit when he discovered five bags, each weighing 1kg and containing a white powder that is believed to be cocaine.
Police were called to the superstore in Wokingham, Berks, following the startling find last Wednesday.

Irish boy born with just a thumb on his right hand gets Ireland's first 3D printed limb

A 10-year-old boy has become a schoolyard legend after receiving Ireland's first 3D printed hand.
Josh McKenna, from Portarlington Co Laois, was born with just a thumb on his right hand.
A team of students and staff from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght printed Josh a prosthetic hand - transforming the schoolboy's life.

15 Die, 47 Injured In Yobe Blast After 10-Year Old Detonate Bomb

Fifteen people were killed and 47 others injured in a suicide bomb attack on a crowded market in Damaturu yesterday, the Police Public Relations Officer in Yobe, Mr Toyin Gbadegeshin confirmed.

King Sunny Ade Set To Float Radio Station

King Sunny Ade, popularly known as KSA is set to float a radio station. The radio station which has been under works for years now will start transmission before the end of the year. According to him, the station will be the first music and culture station in Nigeria. It has also been named M&C (Music and Culture) Station. When asked why the commencement of the radio station took so long, the musician said;

Nigerian twitter reacts to Rochas/Obama billboard in Owerri

Michael Jackson's father steps out with younger, sexy new girlfriend

According to MediaTakeOut, this lady is Joe Jackson's new girlfriend.

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the little-girl-lost daughter of the late, legendary Whitney Houston, died Sunday in an Atlanta-area hospice, nearly six months after she was found unconscious in her Georgia home. She was 22.
She never regained consciousness to explain what happened before she was found Jan. 31, face down and unresponsive in her bathtub.
"It is hard to say goodbye. On Sunday, July 26, Bobbi Kristina Brown made her transition peacefully," said a statement posted to Whitney Houston's Facebook page. "The family thanks everyone for their loving thoughts and prayers. As Bobbi Kristina would say: 'The wind is behind me and the sun is in my face.' "
"She is finally at peace in the arms of God," the Houston family told USA TODAY in a statement. "We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months."

Robert Downey Jr's hilarious reaction to his face being photoshoped into a woman's body