Tuesday, 23 June 2015



This weekend, in the wake of last week’s racially-motivated mass shooting in Charleston, a Texas woman claimed on Facebook that she’d been brutally beaten by three black men outside a Texarkana Walmart store. It now appears as though she made the whole thing up.

Jonathan Loses Son In London!!!!!!!!!!!


Bayelsa State indigenes and residents are wearing mournful look following the rumoured death of Ariwera Jonathan, the son of the immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, at a London hospital on Monday, June 22, 2015.

Kenya Mom Whose 22-Year Old Daughter Eloped With Her Husband Tells Her Story

The mom is only 36. She had her first child at 14, and at 36 she already has six more. Worst part, her new husband started sleeping with her first daughter (his step child) at 8. Now they have eloped together to live as husband and wife, leaving the woman behind with the six children. 

Popular actress, Bukky Wright’s son Ojayy returns with new single, ‘Hello’

Nigerian lawmakers engage in free for all fight over appointment of principal officers

A royal welcome!

The Queen and Prince Philip arrive in Germany for her first visit to concentration camp

The Queen (right) and Prince Philip were accompanied by fighter jets as they flew into Berlin, Germany today. During the four-day trip, the Queen will meet Angela Merkel and visit a concentration camp. Pictured left: The Queen and Prince Philip are accompanied by police escorts as they travel in a limousine through the streets of Berlin.

Body of newborn baby discovered in River Taff as police appeal for help to find mother

Body of newborn baby discovered in River Taff

The body of a newborn baby has been discovered in the River Taff yesterday night, prompting police to issue a desperate plea for help to find its mother.

Catnapped and held for ransom!

The pedigree cat held to ransom for £5,000 by East European gang

A pedigree cat was held to ransom for £5,000 by a gang of Eastern Europeans after it went missing from its home.
Maggie, a one-year-old British shorthair blue, was only returned when her owners agreed to a ransom exchanged via a ‘slick operation’ involving at least four catnappers in two pub car parks.
Owners Nigel Meadows, 62, and Carol MacArthur, 63, were ‘devastated’ when Maggie disappeared from their £1.5million home in Kensington, South West London.
The timid house cat was thought to have slipped outside when Mr Meadows returned home with the shopping on June 4.

'If you want to have a hot summer, come to Calais!'

Foreign Office issues warning to tourists stuck in tailbacks in Calais

More than 200 workers from MyFerryLink burned tyres (inset right) on the main road leading to the tunnel and blocked the French port in a row over redundancy.

Mother admits killing her 10-month-old daughter

Mother admits killing baby daughter after being unable to get help for post-natal

A mother has admitted killing her 10-month-old baby girl after being unable to receive help for post natal depression - because the child was more than six months old.

The City worker filmed snorting cocaine on the Tube is revealed

Tom Osborne seen snorting cocaine on London tube train

Tom Osborne (left) has been named by friends as the City worker seen publicly snorting white powder from his hand while travelling on the Northern Line in south London earlier this month.

Sex attack in broad daylight in Dublin

Pat Flynn and his dog Noodles pictured at St. Stephen's Green today.

This is the man who sprang into action when a deaf and mute girl was dragged into bushes in St Stephen’s Green and subjected to an attempted sexual assault.

Dubliner Pat Flynn was standing with a horse and buggy outside the park early yesterday afternoon when he heard screams coming from the bushes beside him.
“There’s always drinkers and drug users in there fighting, so nobody pays any heed anymore. But I knew theses screams were different,” Pat told the Herald.

Garda 'disgraced' after carrying out ATM scam

Gardai (Stock image)

A garda stands to lose his job and has been “disgraced” after carrying out a scam on ATMs in which he defrauded a bank out of €450, a court heard.

Garda Brendan Phillips (34) avoided a prison sentence but was fined €2,000 after he admitted theft and fraud charges.
Dublin District Court was told that Phillips had become a “pariah in his community” because of his actions and had since moved to the UK.

Teenagers Invent Condoms That Could Detect STIs

They might not have experienced s3x before, but they have created a solution for many adults who practise s3x. A team of teenage inventors have revealed a condom capable of changing colour when it comes into contact with STIs.

The prescient prophylactic has a built-in indicator that alters its colour depending on what infection it picks up. This was revealed at the TeenTech Awards in London where it won the health category.

26-Year-Old Nigerian Student Commits Suicide After Boyfriend Calls Off Relationship

Pandemonium and tears at the weekend enveloped Abraka community in Delta State when a 26-year-old microbiology student of the State-owned University (DELSU) identified as Evelyn Mogekwu allegedly committed suicide after being jilted by her fiance.

Reports said the end of the seven-year relationship traumatised the girl as all plans to walk down the aisle failed to materialise.

Boy Wants The World To Retweet Pics Of Dylann Roof Till CNN & FoxNews Reports It

Nairobi Clothing Shop Begins Selling Chastity Belts To Protect Men From Being Harassed

A men’s clothing shop in Nairobi has begun selling chastity belts that are secured with an iron padlock. The belts have been designed to help men to protect themselves from being sexually harassed by their wives and are being sold for Sh 2, 000.

Man Sneaks Into Nairobi’s State House To Beg President To Give Him Money To Record His Songs

A young man who jumped into State House, Nairobi, has pleaded with President Uhuru Kenyatta to help him complete his education. Matthew Kinuthia Maina was charged on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to the charge of entering a protected zone illegally. The court was told in an interesting turn of events that he is a minor and not a terror suspect.

Obama & his girls when they so young

Armless student take university entrance exams with HIS FEET... and passing with flying colours

Inspiration: Peng Chao, 20, got 80 percent in the notoriously difficult gaokao exams earlier this month 

An inspirational student has passed his university entrance exams with flying colours by using his feet to write, after losing both of his arms aged six.
Peng Chao, 20, scored 603 out of 750, or 80 percent, in the notoriously difficult gaokao examinations in China, reported the People's Daily Online.
He now plans to apply to top universities in his home province of Sichuan after getting 13 points more than his predicted score.

Missing man is finally reunited with his twin brother... after two decades

Chinese twin brothers reunited after being kidnapped 20 years ago

A twin who has been missing for 20 years has finally been reunited with his brother and parents.
Wan Shuangjian was just two years old when he was kidnapped in 1995 while playing outside his home with his older sister in Shenzhen in southern China, reported the People's Daily Online.
Shuangjian, who was renamed Luo Xiaoding by his new parents and is now 22, was found by police last month using facial recognition technology.
His twin brother Shuanglong had given a photograph of himself to police investigating human trafficking back in 2008. 

Moment drunk airline passenger who sexually assaulted female cabin crew

Thomas Cook passenger who sexually assaulted female crew is bundled off flight

Andrew Tosh, 34, (inset) from Dundee, was so drunk he did not know what country he was in when the plane from Glasgow to Turkey was grounded at Gatwick Airport in West Sussex.

Extraordinary moment a City worker was filmed snorting cocaine on the Tube

City worker snorts cocaine on the Tube in video and says 'I just like taking it'

The dazed-looking drug user was filmed taking the Class A substance on a southbound Northern Line train between Elephant and Castle and Kennington, south London.

Immigration centre worker was caught trying to smuggle deported Albanian lover back into UK

Harmondsworth immigration centre worker tried to smuggle Albanian lover into UK

Custody officer Kelly Henderson, 39, (pictured) started an affair with Fatos Demirneli during his detention at an immigration centre in Harmondsworth, West London (right).

Nestle to destroy $50 million worth of noodles after tests found them unsafe and hazardous

Nestle announced that it will destroy millions of dollars worth of noodles after food regulators in India, found them to be unsafe for consumption.
Nestle said it will destroy more than $50 million worth of its hugely popular Maggi noodles, following the ban imposed by health officials.

Young woman with cocaine-filled breast implants caught at airport

 A young woman was arrested on charges of possession of drugs after allegedly being found with cocaine-filled breast implants, police in Colombia said.

Bogota police said that they have arrested 22-year-old Paola Deyanira Sabillon, after being found with 3 pounds of liquid cocaine inside her breast implants.
Sabillon was arrested at the airport as she was boarding a plane to Spain.

Police Officer Raped a 22-Year-Old Woman While Responding to a Call at Her House

Officer Micah Meurer has been fired from the Amarillo Police Department in Amarillo, Texas after he was accused of raping a 22-year-old woman when he responded to a call at her house in northwest Amarillo on Sunday night.
The victim reported the incident to the police Monday morning. After the accusations, the officer was placed on paid administrative leave. Once the forensic examiners examined both him and the victim, they confirmed there was indeed sexual contact, They had collected clothing, multiple body fluids, blood, and a Walmart receipt which linked Meurer to the case. The department later fired him.
The police department released the following statement: “The criminal investigation into this incident is continuing. The detectives have collected physical evidence and interviewed both the victim as well as the officer. They will continue to work closely with the 47th District Attorney as they fully investigate the matter. Upon completion of the investigation, detectives will present the case to the prosecutor’s office for determination of any criminal charges.”
The Acting Chief of Police, Kenneth Funtek, terminated Meurer for ‘violations of internal rules, including acts which bring discredit to the officer and the department.’

80 jobs created at Dublin Airport restaurant

80 jobs are to be created with the opening of a new restaurant at Dublin Airport.
The dining area, which will be located in Terminal 1, is due to open at the end of August.
The Marqette restaurant is currently under construction.

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Death Toll From Pakistan Heatwave Hits 450

The heatwave which started in Pakistan on Saturday and has killed over 120 as at Sunday/Monday morning has now killed atleast 330 people more. The total number of death now recorded according to AFP is now 450. May the Lord step into their boat. 

Man drowns friend for refusing to join his cult group in Lagos

The police in Lagos state is looking for a suspected cultist named Anu Olokodana (pictured right), for allegedly drowning his childhood friend, 20 year old Adeleke Awosiga (pictured left) for refusing to join his cult group based in Isheri, Ojodu berger in Lagos state.

According to a report by Punch, the incident happened on June 13th during a birthday party for Anu. An argument ensued between the two friends and Anu reportedly twisted Leke's neck and threw him into a swimming pool inside a hotel in Isheri where he was having his party.

Young Nigerian girl gets honored by the Queen of England

Nkechi Azinge who runs a Sickle Cell Foundation was part of the four Nigerians honored by the queen of England at the The Queen’s Young Leader Award which held at the Buckingham palace yesterday June 22nd.

Former Kogi state governor Bzigu Akakirya dies at 66

Col. Bzigu Akakirya was former Military Administrator of Kogi from 1996 to 1998. He died yesterday June 22nd aged 66. A family member said the Borno-born former governor died yesterday morning at an Abuja hospital after a brief illness. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

Uganda's 'ugliest' man becomes a dad for the 8th time

A man who was officially named 'Uganda's Ugliest Man' Godfrey Baguma, 47, has welcomed his 8th child with his second wife, Kate Namanda,, who he married in 2013. This will be Godfrey and Kate's 6th child together, he has two children with his ex-wife who he divorced after he caught her cheating.

Snake found in Lagos hotel

I am Yemmy, I was having a discussion with a close male friend of mine yesterday night in the compound of an hotel.

Titanic Composer Feared Dead In Plane Crash

Composer James Horner attends day 3 of the 2011 Doha Tribeca Film Festival.

Oscar-winning Titanic composer James Horner is feared dead after a single-engine plane registered to him crashed in southern California.
The crash happened at around 9.30am local time on Monday near Quatal Canyon in Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County fire spokesman Mike Lindbery said.

Murder Arrests After Three Die In House Fire

Derbyshire house fire victims Amy Smith, 17, six-month-old Ruby Gaunt, and 17-year-old Edward Green
Amy Smith, Ruby-Grace Gaunt and Edward Green were killed in the fire

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following a house fire in Derbyshire that left three people dead.
A 17-year-old boy from Long Eaton and two men from Sandiacre aged 21 and 43 have been held by Derby Police on suspicion of murder.
They are currently being questioned in custody.

Miley Cyrus is dating Irish model Stella Maxwell

Miley Cyrus is reportedly dating Irish model Stella Maxwell.
Stella who hails from Belfast, was named Britain’s only Victoria Secret angel in April of this year.

Discover the delights of Dublin and wonders of Belfast

Elegance: Culloden Hotel is a great base for a weekend stay in Belfast

Dublin is a city apart, a place of whimsy, imagination and enormous fun. Here the word craic is supreme in all its forms - spoken, written or sung.
The trick to getting the most out of a visit is joining in the craic - and not to miss a single thing: from elegant Georgian doors to one of Europe's finest new theatres.
The key to seeing it all is to ride the red bus. Dublin is one of those cities where that staple of big city tourism, the 'hop-on, hop-off' red bus sightseeing tour, is the best way to join up so many surprises.

First Berkley victims laid to rest today

The first funerals for the victims of the Berkeley tragedy take place today.
Five Irish students and one Irish-American died when the balcony collapsed at the California apartment block during a 21st birthday party last Tuesday.
Eimear Walsh and Eoghan Culligan will be the first of the five Irish students to be laid to rest today in South Dublin.

52-Year Old Proprietor Rapes 5-Year Old Pupil in Nigeria

Culled from Punch

The Lagos State Police Command has arraigned a 52-year-old school teacher, Isaac Ikiabeke, for allegedly raping a five-year-old pupil in the Ikorodu area of the state.

It was gathered that Ikiabeke, who is also the proprietor of the school, Brighter Glory School, located on Etunrere Street, raped his victim after school hours.

Over 13 killed in twin bomb blast in Maiduguri yesterday

At least 13 people have been confirmed dead following twin explosions that rocked Baga road in Maiduguri, Borno state yesterday June 22nd.

Nigeria's treasury virtually empty - Buhari

President Buhari says he met a virtually empty treasury when he assumed office. He said this while speaking with members of the state House correspondents in Aso Rock yesterday

Nigerian Fraudster bags three years for N27million scam

Justice Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on Monday June 22, 2015, convicted and sentenced one Emmanuel Osita (a.k.a Chuks) to three years imprisonment on a two count charge of obtaining money by false pretence. The convict was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, sequel to a petition from a legal practitioner on behalf of one Mrs. Veronica Okonkwo, an eighty-one (81) year-old woman who was the victim.