Tuesday 7 July 2015

Amateur footballer died after sliding off a wet pitch following a tackle

So sad! An amateur footballer died after he slid off a wet pitch following a sliding tackle and smashed his head into the clubhouse wall, UK Mail reports.

Striker Ben Hiscox, 30, who played for Stoke Gifford United in Bristol, was knocked unconscious after hitting the wall, which was just six feet behind the goal.

He suffered two seizures and died in hospital two days later.

Boko Haram sends ThisDay Editor a threat mail after writing article against sect

Thisday newspapers Editor Adeola Akinremi reportedly received a threat mail from members of the Boko Haram over his anti-Boko Haram articles. According to the report, Akinremi received the threat mail in May after his visit to Adamawa state to investigate the plight of Internally Displaced Persons and the activities of the sect in the state. Akinremi afterwards wrote a piece titled, Why Boko Haram don’t deserve our amnesty?.

The Cable reveal the exclusive letter signed by Abu Musab Abul-Barnawi. Read extract below:

Floyd Mayweather Jnr Stripped Of WBO Title

Five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of the WBO welterweight belt won from Manny Pacquiao in May.

Mayweather claimed the WBO welterweight title when he outpointed Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a 147-pound unification fight that shattered all financial records for a boxing match, including total gross, pay-per-view subscriptions, closed circuit revenue, live gate, foreign television sales and sponsorships.

Governor Okorocha Replies Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN) Death Threat Claims

The Imo State Government has reacted to reports credited to a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ahamba that Governor Rochas Okorocha is threatening his life.

Ahamba is the lead counsel to Emeka Ihedioha, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, who is challenging the election of Okorocha at the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.

We had earlier reported that Chief Ahamba in the press statement that he personally signed, claimed that during the last meeting the Governor had with traditional rulers in the state, he had stood up traditional rulers from Mbaise area and sent a threat to him through them, among other disturbing claims.

Chief of Army staff reassures Nigerians of security

Read Press Statement from Defence Headquarters
The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah has reassured Nigerians of continued security in the country despite pocket of attacks in some parts of the North East. He made this re-assurance during the interdenominational church service to mark the Nigerian Army Day Celebrations 2015 at the All Saints Protestant Church Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja.

Kendall Jenner Wows in White as she Model In Chanel Haute Couture Show

Supermodel Kendall Jenner wow at the runway at the Chanel Show during Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture on July 7. She looks perfect in her white and white outfit 

What do you think about her dress?

Mother of Tunisian beach gunman says 'her son is a victim like all the others'

The mother of the mass murderer who slaughtered 38 innocent holidaymakers in Tunisia says her son is a 'victim' who must have been 'brainwashed'. Radhia Manai, 49, claims her son Seifeddine Rezgui 'couldn't kill a mouse' in an interview following the massacre.

On June 26, Rezgui opened fire on a beach in Sousse and chased people into the Imperial Marhaba Hotel where he sprayed them with bullets and lobbed homemade explosives at them.

Meet the woman that Does More With Her Feet Than Some Persons Do With Their Hands Hands #JessicaCox

Meet the woman who does more things with feet than majority of people arms. Yes, this is very true as many people have arms and feet but yet they are disabled. 

Meet Jessica Cox, who was born without arms, but she isn't letting her disability stop her from living life to the fullest. The 32-year-old wore prosthetic limbs as a child, but eventually decided that she preferred using her feet.

Bomb Blast Kills 20 People At Government Lodge In Kaduna

Another bomb blast has reportedly gone off at the Government Lodge in Sabon Gari, Zaria, Kaduna State. According to the report, the lodge is the centre for the on-going verification exercise for civil servants in that state.

Eyewitness says the explosive went off about 9 a.m., adding that the area has been taken over by security personnel.