Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Wife of former acting governor of Bayelsa state, Binabo Martha, kidnapped

Martha Binabo, 48, the wife of former acting governor of Bayelsa state and currently House of Reps member, Nestor Binabo (pictured above), was kidnapped yesterday June 29th at her warehouse in Bayelsa by five gunmen who wore military uniform.

Naked man on tracks halts DART services for commuters

DART trains

Train commuters faced delays yesterday evening after a naked man was spotted on railway tracks in south Dublin.

Services for DART users were halted for approximately 40 minutes as the man initially refused to get off the tracks.

Water charge debt needs to reach €500 before being deducted from wages

People would have to have unpaid water bills of at least €500 before they are taken to court for the money to be deducted from their salary, welfare or pensions.
The Government has today published its civil debt legislation, which removes the threat of jail from people who do not pay debts such as water charges.

One in five crimes reported to gardaí never recorded

18% of crimes reported to Gardaí in 2011 do not appear to have been recorded on the PULSE computer system, the CSO reports.
A review carried out by the CSO into the quality of garda crime data has also found that 3% of crimes recorded that year were incorrectly classified in the wrong crime category.

US gay marriage: Robert Mugabe asks Obama to marry him

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has challenged US President Barack Obama by asking his hand in marriage. His comment comes at the back of the legalization of gay marriage in the US by the Supreme Court.

During Mugabe's weekly radio interview with Zimbabwe’s national radio last Saturday, he said:

Indonesian military plane crashes into residential area

No fewer than 100 people were killed after an Indonesian military plane, C-130 Hercules carrying 113 passengers crashed into Medan, the third largest residential area in Indonesia.

According to Indonesia's Air force chief, Air Marshall Agus Supriatna, the pilot told the control tower that the plane needed to turn back because of engine trouble. "The plane crashed while it was turning right to return to the airport," Supriatna said.

Also speaking, police chief of Medan city Mardiaz Dwihananto, said several bodies had been recovered from the wreckage.

Hilarious! Kenyans react to Ksh10k dinner with Lupita Nyong'o

@masaku_ If i pay 10K to meet Lupita she better tie her father to a chair and shave his beard as I watch. 
@makodingo: 10k for a night with Lupita? She better be sitting on an elephant hugging its tusks & whispering “Your dreams are valid” to each patron!

Caroline Danjuma And Fans Fight Dirty Online Over Age

Fresh Ebola Case Reported In Liberia

According to the Liberian Deputy Health Minister, Tolbert Nyensuah, a 17 year old man died of the deadly virus. And they are saying it's possible he infected close friends or relatives before he died.

Taylor Swift leaves Dublin's 3Arena 'Breathless' with epic show

There was no Bad Blood between the guitar-playing crooner and the Irish audience who sang and bopped along to every hit

She came, she saw, she conquered - and what a 'Breathless' performance Taylor Swift gave in Dublin's 3Arena.

Mozambique Scraps Anti-Gay Law

Mozambique legalized homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa.

Nicole Scherzinger flashes her underwear on the street

Nicole and her close pals appeared to be reenacting one of her music videos as they strutted their stuff in the street. Nicole started spinning and dancing around with no shoes on after her birthday celebrations. The singer pulled up her minidress to reveal a flash of her bright pink underwear as things got raucous.