Tuesday 4 August 2015

The man that Invented modern ventilator pass away at 94

Forrest Bird, an American aviator who helped save countless lives by inventing the first modern ventilator, has died at the age of 94.

Bird passed away at his home in Sagle, Idaho on Sunday, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) said in a statement.
"Dr Bird was truly a pioneer in respiratory care and pulmonary medicine," said Frank Salvatore, the association's president.

Taylor Swift not ready to end feud with Katy Perry

Taylor Swift not ready in anyway to settle the feud that exist between herself and Katy Perry. Taylor Swift seem very upset to what Katy Perry did to her and a new interview with Vanity Fair magazine She insisted she has no plans to build a bridge between her and the Katy because she ''betrayed'' her so badly.
She said ''I've trusted people before in friendships or relationships and have felt betrayed.
''If you betray your friend, if you will talk about them badly behind their back, if you will try to humiliate them or talk down to them, I have no interest in having a person like that in my life.''

Cristiano Ronaldo dresses up as a homeless man, pranks Madrid with his football skills [Video/Photos]

Aww! This is one of the biggest surprising prank ever ... Wow, the homeless man walking with that dog is the world's best and one of the richest footballers - Cristiano Ronaldo - but as he walked on the streets of Madrid over the weekend, nobody paid him any attention - because nobody knew it was him. He was disguised in fake beard, hair and fat suit.

He took to the streets of Madrid and showed off some of his football skills. Occasionally, passers-by will stop to watch his impressive football skills, especially when he replicates Ronaldo's trade-mark step-overs, but no one knew it was Ronaldo himself. Then he reveals himself. If you where the one how would you feel?

President Buhari Appoints ExxonMobil Vice-chair as new NNPC GMD

President Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) According to a statement released by presidential spokesperson. Dr. Kachikwu, who was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), is to take over from Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha.

Dr. Kachikwu hails from Onicha-Ugbo in Delta State. He is a first class graduate of Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School. The new NNPC Chief Executive also has Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Law from the Harvard Law School.

Brave California Police save a man's life by dragging him out of the way of an oncoming train

Two police officers saved a man from being hit from an oncoming train and the dramatic rescue was all caught on video. 

Dep. Lance Whitted, from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office, pulled a driver to safety Monday night, just seconds before a commuter train came down the tracks in Sunnyvale, California. 

His partner, Dep. Erik Rueppel, tried to buy Whitted more time as he waved for the oncoming train to slow down.

Lewis Hamilton & Rihanna spark dating rumours as they snug up at Barbados festival

Rihanna and the Formula One driver, Lewis Hamilton 30, fueled more dating rumours after they were both spotted at the Kadooment Day event yesterday at Barbados hometown of Rihanna. Lewis was seen pressing against her on board her party truck in the streets of Bridgetown before dancing with her friends. 

More photos after the cut...

Photo: Sujimoto meets the Ruler of Dubai

Nigerian Enterpreneur Sujibomi Ogundele aka Sujimoto, the CEO of Sujimoto Construction was recently in Dubai with the King of Dubai, his Royal Highness Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. 

The multi-millionaire Nigerian business mogul according to report has been trying for years to make million dollar investments in Dubai and maybe that's what the short meeting with the king was about. 

See more photos after the cut ...

... When a 89yr old grandmother becomes a bridesmaid

This should probably be a record that have been set, never heard a 89 years becomes a bridesmaid before. Elizabeth Govern nickname Nana Betty by her family at age 89 was asked by her granddaughter Christine to be one of her four bridesmaids and Nana Betty actually did more than a bridesmaids, she stole the show with her comic attitude. 

The happy bride shared the photos of her grandma, who she calls her BFF, on her Facebook page and the photos went viral. Most said they haven't seen any woman this age as a bridesmaid and were thrilled to see it.

Kim Kardashian selfie book record a low sales of just 32,000 copies

Kim Kardashian's book of selfies, 'Selfish', has sold a paltry 32,000 copies since it was released 3 months ago on May 5. With 41.4 million followers, Kim is the 2nd most popular celebrity on Instagram, after Beyoncé, so you'd think her book will sell out.

Fans who've been happy to see her selfies for free haven't been too eager to spend $9.97 to buy the book.

President Buhari appoints Umaru Garba Danbatta as new NCC boss

President Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Umaru Garba Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

Prof. Danbatta holds a Doctorate Degree in Electronic Engineering and will take over from Dr. Eugene Juwah whose tenure expired on July 29, 2015.

Chris Brown says he is a brilliant dad and he is ready to fight for his daughter custody

Chris Brown believe he's an exceptional father to his daughter Royalty. The Star singer fathered a child with Nia Guzman 13 months ago and despite the various controversies in his personal life in the intervening time - including an armed robbery at his Los Angeles home in July, when he was out of the city - Chris believes he's a good dad and has reportedly vowed to fight Nia's efforts to restrict custody of his daughter to just supervised visits.

Celine Dion: My spirituality has helped me stay strong for her husband

Celine Dion says her spiritual belief has helped her cope with her husband's cancer battle. The 47-year-old singer's spouse René Angélil, 73, has been battling throat cancer since December 2013, after developing the illness for a second time.

Rene's treatment and fight has been very hard on Celine and the couple's three children - 14-year-old son, Rene, and four-year-old fraternal twins Eddy and Nelson - but she has been able to find perspective and strength from her spirituality.

Katy Perry and John Mayer back together again?

Katy Perry and John Mayer have reportedly got back together again after calling off their sweet romance romance.

Katy and Johm have been getting close lately "talking over their feelings" to see if they can make their relationship work.

Bankruptcy What? 50 Cent spends $108,000 a month

I am one of those that still don't believe 50cent is entirely broke, even after he has spoken of it on several occasions. There is a new twist to the bankruptcy story ... According to the new report The rapper's bankruptcy filings show he has expenses of $108,000 a month, of which $1,000 is spent on his appearance, $3,000 on his wardrobe, $9,000 on security and $5,000 on gardening.

LASEPA seals Kanu Nwankwo’s hotel, worship centres

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) has sealed up the Hardley Suites on Victoria Island, belonging to Nigeria famous footballer Kanu Nwankwo.

The reportedly reason for the sealing of the the Hardley Apartments is because of the heavey duty generators powering the hotel exhaust pipes facing the road.

Justin Bieber given more time for community service

Singer Justin Bieber has been given more time to complete his community service. Bieber was sentenced to five days of community service as well as a hefty fine and an anger management session last July in a vandalism case after he threw eggs at a neighbour's property but he has had his time frame extended to complete the tasks after he suffered an ankle injury.

Ghanaian surgeon's reaction after been denied Spanish Visa

A Ghanaian surgeon who wanted to attend a medical conference in Spain applied for a Spanish visa but was denied. 

His then made an epic response to the embassy ... I like this! The concluding part of he letter after the cut ...

Guess Who 2face favorite Nigeria Artist is? (It will Shock you)

2face Idibia in a shocking post on his Twitter handle made an announcement to name his Nigeria favorite artist. Certainly not what everyone would believe. 

He wrote: “Wande Coal is my best Nigerian artist right now. That boy good die.” See tweet below:

Drake rocks a 'Free Meek Mill' T-shirt to OVO rehearsal

Seems the two diss song release for Meek Mill isn't yet enough for Drake. The Young Money rapper Drake was On Saturday (August 1), seen wearing an OVO t-shirt with the 'Charged Up' art work at the back. 'Charged Up' was the first diss song Drake released.

Now at yesterday's (August 3) rehearsal for the sixth annual OVO fest organized by Drake, the 'Energy' rapper was spotted wearing a "Free Meek Mill" T-shirt.

El-Rufai Sacks ADC for allege Insurbordination

Governor of Kaduna State Malam Nasir el-Rufai last week sacked his Aide De Camp (ADC), ASP Abdullah Usman over allegations of insubordination.

El-Rufai had particularly asked the Police authority to appoint ASP Usman to work with him after winning the gubernatorial election.

It was gathered that ASP Usman worked with governor el-Rufa’i throughout the election campaigns, but was relieved of his duty in the Government House after being found guilty of many allegation of insubordination.

Man caught on camera trying to chew off fingerprints after arrest to avoid being fingerprinted

A Florida man attempted to chew off his fingerprints after been arrested in place in a patrol car to avoid being identified by the police.

On Thursday, Lee County Sheriff detectives noticed a 2015 Mercedes that had been reported stolen and after stopping the vehicle, they found the driver, Kenzo Roberts, was using a fake ID, had a concealed firearm and possessed three fraudulent credit cards.

Surveillance video shows Roberts unsuccessfully trying to bite off his own fingerprints while in the backseat of the patrol car. 

Interesting! Photo Story on Why Guys Should not Jump to Bed with Every Girl they See

This may sound very funny, but there is evidence of true in it. It is a photo story by Dusin: Kendy Joseph ... Read the photo below

Malia Obama vs Kylie Jenner ... #LMAO

Keyword in the Photo: Raise and Manage
Haba! I didn't do this Oooo, Choi! People are wicked, sorry Kylie

Singers Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale to divorce

Singer Gwen Stefani has filed for divorce from rockstar husband Gavin Rossdale after 13 years of marriage.

According to TMZ and People.com, In her divorce petition, Stefani, 45, cited irreconcilable differences and asked for joint custody of the couple's three children, 9-year-old Kingston, 6-year-old Zuma and 1-year-old Apollo. Rossdale, 49, filed his response at the same time and also asked for joint custody.

Pussycat Dolls plan reunion amidst feud claims

Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly planning to reunite with the Pussycat Dolls despite feuding claims.

In 2010, the pop group disbanded after all the members, which include Nicole, Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt, Melody Thornton and Jessica Sutta, decided to pursue solo careers.

A source told British newspaper that even though the band have feuded with each other in the past, they are willing to commit to a Pussycat Dolls revival.

Zooey Deschanel and fiance welcomes first child

Zooey Deschanel and fiance Jacob Pechenik has welcomed her first child. Although, No other details about the new arrival have yet to be released but a spokeperson confirmed the news to E! News saying the couple welcomed a little girl last week, with Page Six claiming Zooey gave birth in Jacob's home base of Austin, Texas.

The rep also revealed to E! that Zooey and Jacob are now man and wife, having secretly married recently.

Congratulations to them!

Timaya strike a pose with Rihanna in Barbados ... And She dance to his tunes too!!! (WATCH)

Timaya is really enjoying is tour and the Dem Mama Record CEO is not letting the rape saga hold him down. He was in an event recently in Barbados home town to +Rihanna for a carnival party and Riri bad girl was right there. She must have enjoyed Timaya's performance and she was seen moving her body to the tunes as Timaya was welcome on stage. Timaya waste no time on sharing this moment on his instagram page. Yay! you know what it means to have +Rihanna dance to your tune.

See the short instagram video below: 

Will Smith debunk divorce rumours

Bad Boys actor Will Smith has tagged divorce romour as “foolishness” and has advice it should cease immediately. Recall, it was all over the media that the 46-year-old who has been married to actress Jada Pinkett Smith, 43, since 1997 and have children Jaden, 17, and Willow, 14, are in a divorce saga.

The actor has now come out to debunk such rumour. He made this known on Monday via is Facebook account, stating: 

Gabonese President Chief-of-Staff arrested in Paris Airport

The Gabonese president's chief-of-staff was briefly detained in Paris Airport on Tuesday but was later release. According to the report the Chief of State was release after being briefly detained at a Paris airport on suspicion of corruption as he was about to fly back to Libreville.

Maixent Accrombessi, who is very close to Gabonese leader Ali Bongo Ondimba, was detained at Paris's main Charles de Gaulle airport "for corruption of a foreign public official", said a French judicial source, who wished to remain anonymous.

Ebola: China's foreign minister to visit Ebola-affected countries

In a statement on release on Wednesday, the Foreign Ministry said, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi  will this week pay official visit to three of the African nations that has recorded the hardest hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus.

Wang will leave on Saturday for a three-day visit to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, the ministry said in a brief statement, without giving further details.

President Buhari orders reduction of recurrent expenditure in 2016 budget

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement yesterday said that President Buhari ordered the National Planning Commission to go back to the drawing board and produce the framework for the 2016 national budget that will reduce recurrent expenditure and prioritize developmental projects.

Shehu said the President gave the order after receiving a briefing from the Executive Secretary of the commission, Dr. Bassey Akpanyung, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Senators, Businessmen, politicians make list of chronic bank debtors

Nigerian Deposit Money Banks on Monday continued with the policy of naming and shaming their delinquent debtors with further publication of the names of firms and their directors whose loans have become non-performing for more than one year.

While nine banks published the names of the loans defaulters on Monday, four banks released the lists of their chronic debtors, owing a total of N143.81bn, on Tuesday. The four banks are First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Access Bank Plc, Diamond Bank Plc and Unity Bank Plc.

The banks, which had published the list of their delinquent debtors on Monday were Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Union Bank Plc, Sterling Bank Plc, Skye Bank Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Heritage Bank Limited and Enterprise Bank Limited.

Linda Ikeji bags another recognition ... makes Credit Suisse "50 Movers And Shakers" In Africa list

The famous blogger took to blog page to annouce that she just got another recognition. She made Credit Suisse's 50 Movers and Shakers in Africa list. 

Credit Suisse Bank of Switzerland has a quarterly magazine called The Bulletin which is usually distributed to their high net worth and private banking clients all across the world and they recently published an issue on Africa and put me in their list of 50 people making things happen in the continent.