Tuesday 5 July 2016

President Obama team-up with Hillary Clinton to make first joint campaign appearance

President Barack Obama heartily vouched for Hillary Clinton's trustworthiness and dedication on Tuesday, making his first outing on the campaign stump for his former secretary of state just hours after his FBI director blasted her handling of classified material, Shirt sleeves rolled up in campaign form, Obama declared, "I'm here today because I believe in Hillary Clinton. I have had a front-row seat to her judgment and her commitment."

Obama spoke at his first joint campaign appearance with Clinton, a show of Democratic unity in a state Clinton is hoping to put back in the Democrats' column. But the moment wasn't what her campaign and the White House imagined during the long primary season.

Shortly before the president and his would-be successor flew to Charlotte together, FBI Director James Comey announced he would not recommend charges against Clinton for her email practices — but only after he presented a searing description of her "extremely careless" handling of classified information that ensured the matter won't be going away.

Oh, Mine! Man kills his beautiful Congolese wife, dice her body into pieces and burnt then (PHOTOS)

A businessman strangulated his wife, a Congolese national, (the stunning lady pictured above) cut the body into pieces and set them ablaze, police said on Tuesday, July 5.

Rupesh Kumar Mohanani, 36, was caught by people in Madanpally village in Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India after they found him pouring petrol on a bag containing the body pieces and burning it.

The deceased has been identified as Cynthia Vechel, 30, a club dancer in Congo. She had been living with her husband in Hyderabad since 2012.

Donald Trump says FBI decision on Clinton emails was 'rigged'

Donald Trump has condemned the FBI recommendation against criminal charges for Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server while secretary of State.
"The system is rigged," Trump tweeted less than an hour after the announcement by FBI Director James Comey. "General Petraeus got in trouble for far less. Very very unfair! As usual, bad judgment."
Trump referred to charges brought against former Gen. David Petraeus, though that case involved the direct transfer of classified information to his mistress/biographer.

PHOTOS: Military personnel lead sanitation and waste evacuation in Onitsha

Gallant personnel of the Nigerian Army last Saturday July 2, led the cleaning and evacuation of waste at Onitsha, Anambra State. The Army will also be offering free medical services at Nzam in Anambra West LGA this week.

Kenya's richest female artiste Akothee marries her white lover

One of the most celebrated and richest female artistes in Kenya, Akothee married her Swiss lover in a lavish ceremony over the weekend. The 'Sweet Love' hit maker, who recently featured N' Abania crooner, Flavour, in her single: 'Give It To Me' is a mother of five; two from another white man. She is rumoured to be expecting another one with her new husband.

Man Publicly Asks His Wife And Mistress To Get Along ... Because He Works Hard and Deserves Both of them

A man has caused outrage with his outlandish public request from his wife. Many people have called the husband disrespectful after he posted photos of his wife and lover on Facebook.

Lonnie Turner of Texas is married to Tammy M. Arrington-Turner, and they have children together. He also hangs out with his mistress Helen Yancy.

Man Goes Missing in Lagos (PHOTOS)

The above man in the photo is said to be missing ... The twitter user says the man is his father

Ciara files legal docs alleging that Future threatens is BF, Russell Wilson Life

Singer Ciara has filed legal docs in her defamation lawsuit against her baby daddy Future, alleging that he might harm her fiance/football quarterback Russell Wilson. According to TMZ, she highlighted various threats Future has made especially the one he posted via IG that showed football emojis with guns pointing in their direction.

WOW! See First-Ever Stunning Video of Jupiter and Its Moons (VIDEO)

Yesterday we brought your report NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets. Now the spacecraft has capture the first ever video of Jupiter and its moon

via Times.com. 
You’re not going to find a lot of romance in orbital physics. Little objects orbit big objets; big objects orbit bigger objects. The entire galaxy orbits around a central pivot point. It’s all momentum and velocity and the hard hand of gravity. And then all at once it becomes a bit of poetry. If you didn’t believe that already, the Juno spacecraft should change your mind.

Portugal’s Coach Plays Down Ronaldo vs Bale Duel

Portugal Coach, Fernando Santos, says there is more to his team’s Euro 2016 semi-final match against Wales than the much hyped Cristiano Ronaldo v Gareth Bale duel.

Speaking to the media on Tuesday evening, ahead of the match, he said, “They’re players who have experience, and are used to such pressure. There’s no added pressure. It’s not just Cristiano v Bale, it’s all the players from both sides.”

He admitted, “Cristiano has led by example here. The way he is on the training ground, with his team-mates, he’s been impeccable,” but the coach is more concerned about having not one, but all his players fit on Wednesday.

Former US National Guard Soldier charged with ISIS support

A former National Guard soldier has been charged with plotting to help the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and contemplating a Fort Hood-style attack against the U.S. military.

Twenty-six-year-old Mohamed Jalloh of Sterling, Virginia, is expected to make an initial appearance Tuesday in federal court in Alexandria.

Court records made public Tuesday indicate Jalloh is a former member of the Army National Guard who says he quit after hearing lectures from radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

Six things You Need to Know from FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email

FBI Director James B. Comey spoke Tuesday about the bureau’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s handling of emails while she was secretary of state. During his remarks, Comey touched on or revealed six new things about the probe:

1. More than 100 messages across dozens of chains contained classified information when they were sent or received

Comey said that investigators looked through tens of thousands of emails and found dozens with information that was deemed classified when they were sent.
“From the group of 30,000 emails returned to the State Department, 110 emails in 52 email chains have been determined by the owning agency to contain classified information at the time they were sent or received,” Comey said, according to his prepared remarks. “Eight of those chains contained information that was Top Secret at the time they were sent; 36 chains contained Secret information at the time; and eight contained Confidential information, which is the lowest level of classification.”

Federal High Court Orders CBN, FG To Pay ALGON 960bn Naira

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted a ‘garnishee order absolute’ for 960 billion Naira against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Government.

The presiding judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, gave the ruling on Tuesday in favour of the incorporated trustees of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON).

He ordered the CBN to debit the Federal Government’s account from funds already set aside by the apex bank, pursuant to an earlier ‘garnishee order nisi’ on April 1, 2015.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Eid-El-Fitr Message To Nigerians (Full Text)

I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah, on the occasion of this year’s Eid El Fitr, which marks the completion of the Ramadan fast.

I congratulate Muslims in Nigeria and around the world on the successful completion of this month-long spiritual journey of fasting, prayer and almsgiving in obedience to the Divine Command.

I sincerely pray that the Almighty Allah will reward our sacrifices with increased blessing and a more prosperous future.

On this happy occasion, it is my strong belief that all true followers of Islam have been rejuvenated on the true meaning and essence of life and through the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), we have learnt to imbibe the virtues of piety, sacrifice, love, self-denial and good conduct in our daily relationship with one another.

Oshiomhole Tells Muslims not to Discard Ramadan Lessons

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged Nigerian Muslims to be guided by the invaluable lessons learnt during Ramadan as this would greatly mould their lives in the right path prescribed by Almighty Allah.

In his Eid-el-Fitr message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Peter Okhiria, Governor Oshiomhole said that the messages of love, perseverance, self-denial, almsgiving and others learnt during the holy month of Ramadan should not be discarded but should be applied daily by the Muslim in total obedience to the injunctions of Almighty Allah.

Paris attacks inquiry faults French intelligence agencies

A French parliamentary investigation into last year’s terrorist attacks on Paris has identified multiple failings by France’s many different intelligence agencies.

The parliamentary commission was set up to assess the failure to prevent a series of attacks that killed a total of 147 people in 2015 – from January’s gun attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a kosher grocery store to the coordinated gun and bomb attacks on 13 November outside the national sports stadium, at bars and restaurants and at a rock gig at the Bataclan concert hall.

The commission highlighted a “global failure” of French intelligence and recommended a total overhaul of the intelligence services and the creation of a single, US-style national counter-terrorism agency.

Serena Williams cruise into Wimbledon semis with win over Pavlyuchenkova

Serena Williams convincingly dismantled Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4, 6-4 in the ongoing Wimbledon Competition. The 25-year-old fought gamely but Williams was in complete control, breaking her opponent in the ninth game of each set and never having to face a break point of her own in a comprehensive victory.
“I’m excited to have been able to win that one and get through. It feels really good,” said an utterly composed Williams afterwards. “One thing I’ve learned this year is just to focus on the match.”
The Williams serve was at its best on a bright, breezy, becalmed Centre Court. Her ratio of points won on the 67% of occasions on which she got her first attempt in was a brutal 90%.

Valencia sign Nani from Fenerbahce for £7.2m

Valencia have confirmed the signing of the former Manchester United forward Luis Nani from Fenerbahce, after agreeing to pay his €8.5m (£7.2m) buyout clause.

The Portugal international moves to Spain on a three-year deal just a year after leaving Old Trafford.
“Valencia have reached an agreement with Portugal international Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha ‘Nani’ that ties the player to our club for the next three seasons,” read a statement from Valencia.

(PHOTOS) Trailer Falls off Ijora Bridge in Lagos

People were left scampering for safety after a trailer truck climbing the Ijora bridge near Apapa area of Lagos fell off the bridge putting lives at risk.

Oh Dear! Lekki-Ajah Skater Loses Grip of a Danfo Bus He Was Holding

According to eyewitnesses, the young skater pictured above, was heading to Lekki from Ajah, Lagos, but was left badly wounded after losing grip of a speeding Danfo bus he was holding. These Skaters are always seen on the express way along Lekki express way,  risking their lives by holding onto a moving vehicle or bus until they get to their destinations.. I honestly do not know what is really wrong with these young lads.. For goodness sack, this is quite risky and might cause a major accident!!!

Photos from OJB's Candlelight Procession

The candle light procession for late Nigerian music producer and singer, OJB Jezreel held yesterday evening, at his residence in Surulere, Lagos. If he was alive, Monday, July 4, 2016, would have been the day for his 50th birthday celebration.

The candle light procession started from his house, down to Bode Thomas Street, the Stadium area of Surulere and ended with prayers back at the house.

 Some of the celebs that showed up were Wizkid's manager, Sunday Are, Nomoreloss' manager, Joice Ize-Iyamu, Ruggedman, Wale Oluwaleimu and others.

Meet the 26 years old home wrecker, she hates seeing a happy family

A young beautiful lady has cried out on social media about her penchant for married men solely for the purpose of separating them from their wives.

This story has caused controversy on social media. According to the poster who wrote to Joro olumofin, she has destroyed the marriages of several men who sleep with her.

Stunt Ke! Singer Oritsefemi Says The Arrest Of His Former Manager Was A Publicity Stunt

A few days ago we reported here that, Oritsefemi got his former manager, Danku,  (Yusuf Adepitan) arrested, on the red carpet of a comedy show... And now, the Singer is claiming that the whole 'action movie arrest' was all publicity stunt.

The two have been on longer heads with each other with Oritsefemi accusing Danku of using his logo 'MSN' without authorization and threatened to arrest him on so many occasions.

However, during a press conference, Oritsefemi announced their reconciliation and admitted that the arrest was a publicity stunt.

Wikileaks releases another Email to devastate Hillary Clinton's Presidential Ambition

Hillary Clinton is at the center of another hacking scandal that could destroy her presidential run. WikiLeaks released over 1,000 of the nominee’s private emails, including messages that reveal her private meetings with actor George Clooney!
“Please tell the Secretary that I have been able to clear my calendar and can be available for her meeting with George Clooney at 4:15pm today,” Senior Advisor of Global Partnership Initiative Gloria Cabe wrote in a leaked email on March 15, 2012.

Denrele Edun reveal how Pastor embarrassed Him in Church for not covering his hair

Popular TV host, Denrele Edun, is not in competition with anybody as he has been able to carve a strong niche for himself in the Nigerian entertainment industry and so far, he has become a force to reckon with.

Denrele being a brand himself has been able to break boundaries and with his jovial manner, he has been able to attract various influential personalities both local and internationally to himself.

Always busy at various shows, Nigeriafilms.com was left with no choice but to confront him to know if he creates time to attend church programs especially vigils but being who he is, he chose to speak the truth which will always set him free.

Crystal Palace sign West Ham defender James Tomkins for £10million

Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of James Tomkins from West Ham. The 27-year-old joins on a long-term deal after the two clubs agreed a fee of £10million.

Tomkins, a former England Under-21 defender, made 25 appearances for the Hammers last term. The central defender becomes Palace's third signing of the summer after Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda and Newcastle winger Andros Townsend both joined last week.

Kylie Jenner sacks Mom as Manager after Fight Over Tyga

Kylie has allegedly fires Kris as her Manager. According to reports, Kylie feels like she's been 'left out' from Kris' family priorities recently.
“Kris has been so focused on Rob and Blac's baby, Kendall‘s modeling and, as always, Kim,” a source told Radar Online .
“Kylie just feels like she doesn’t matter to Kris anymore and she says she wants to look into getting new management.”

Mario Balotelli join new signing Sadio Mane at Liverpool training session

Liverpool's top stars had gleaming smiles on their faces despite being put through a gruelling pre-season session by manager Jurgen Klopp.

The Reds could face triple sessions in the build-up to the new season as Klopp bids to get his players in shape for a top four charge. New signings Sadio Mane and Loris Karius appeared to enjoy their time at Melwood.

Ladies, Five Tips to Ensure your Makeup Lasts 24 Hours

Women who have oily skins don’t really fancy makeup because it turns messy after a few hours. While makeup enhances a woman’s appearance, it is important to ensure it is applied properly to give a matte finish. If you have an oily skin and cannot do without makeup, checkout these 5 tips to ensure you look good all day long as highlighted by Vanguard

Apply foundation before makeup

Women with an oily skin should always apply foundation before they actually make up. The foundation will cover your oily skin thus preventing the makeup from dissolving. In addition, it will fill the pores on your face and also improve your natural skin tone. It is a perfect pre-makeup tip women with oily skin should regularly practice.

Eid-el-Fitri: Saraki urges Nigerians to embrace peace and shun violence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians to eschew violence and embrace peace as the only positive way of moving the nation forward. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Fitri celebration, Saraki also advised the various agitating groups in the country to seek judicial solutions to their grievances instead of towing the line of violence. 

It read:

Meet the new NNPC board members appointed by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday named a new board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Here are the profiles of some of members of the board.

Board Chairman – Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu

Until his appointment as Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Kachikwu was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon Mobil (Africa).

A first class graduate of law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the Nigeria Law School, he also holds masters and doctorate degrees in law from the Harvard Law School.
He started his working career with the Nigerian/American Merchant Bank before moving on to Texaco Nigeria Limited from where he joined Exxon-Mobil.

See reasons CBN took over management of Skye Bank

On Monday the management and the entire board members of Skye Bank announced that they had “voluntarily” resigned after failing to steer the bank out of its liquidity palaver.

In an email to staff, former group managing director of the bank, Timothy Oguntayo, said that “counter forces from within and outside the bank…made it impossible to achieve steady progress.” He added that despite his best effort, he could not lead the bank into a position of strength.

In another email announcing the resignation of its management and board of directors and the appointment of a replacement by the Central Bank of Nigeria, the bank said that step was necessary due to the urgent need for “new strategic direction …given the poor performance we recorded in the 2015 financial year end, and the attendant challenges”.

Serena Williams praise coach for his Contribution to her Success

Serena Williams credited her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, for inspiring her superb performance under Wimbledon’s Centre Court roof against Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Williams and Kuznetsova were tied at five games apiece in their last-16 tie on Monday, the latter having spurned a chance to serve out the first set, when concerns over moisture on the playing surface led to the retractable roof being utilised.

On the resumption of play, the reigning champion raised her level to win eight games in succession and complete a 7-5 6-0 victory.

Top seed Williams, who will now face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the quarter-finals, said: “Both Svetlana and I had an opportunity to talk to our coaches. I think that really helped me out a lot.

Security Alert: U.S Mission in Nigeria Warns That Lagos Hotels May Be Attacked On July 5 And 6

Jon Gambrell, a journalist with Associated Press has tweeted warnings of an allegedly proposed attack on Lagos hotels. 

Lagos Police rescue woman, 3 children

This is a press statement  by the Nigeria Police in relations to the woman and her 3 children who were rescued from kidnappers by the police force.

The Nigeria Police Force on July 4 rescued a woman and her children who were kidnapped on July 3, 2016, at her residence in Ayobo Area of Lagos State. When the information of the Kidnap got to the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim Idris, NPM, mni, ordered the immediate deployment of a detachment of Counter Terrorism Unit to the area for the safe rescue of the victims.

It could be recalled that when the news of the kidnap spread around the Ayobo area, some good spirited members of the community mobilized to apprehend the hoodlums until the Police were contacted.

"When He Shall Appear" - The 24-Elders Metropolitan Choir (Listen and Download)

Listen to this inspiring rendition by the 24-Elders Metropolitan Choir. The songs is gear to reawaken the consciousness of believers that we are closer Home now than ever before. This song could make you cry, put you in a mode of sober reflection and whet your appetite for Heaven. It will give you Hope that we will soon be Home!

Listen and Download Below:

Nigeria has regained its rightful place - APC Leader

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, John Odijie-Oyegun said that Nigeria has regained its rightful place among other nations in the world. 

In a statement obtained by NAIJ.com, he praised the present administration in their efforts to rejuvinate the country’s economy. 

He said that the social safety nets contained in the 2016 National budget will help boost the current dwindling economy in the country. 
“The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is already nursing Nigeria’s battered economy back to life. 

Njiya-Goron Community threatens to wage war with Herdsmen

The Njiya-Goron community of Adamawa state is threatening to wage war with Fulani herdsmen to check continuing attacks on its people.

The chairman of the community, Manassah Nayangom in a statement in Yola on Monday, July 4 said the incessant attacks by herdsmen on the community which had claimed several lives and destroyed properties, have left the community with no option than to fight back since authorities had failed to contain the herdsmen’s attacks. 

According to Premium Times, the chairman of the community, which comprised 13 villages, said the community had so far lost 65 people and property worth over N2 billion. 

Nasarawa State: Police deploys 2,000 Officers for Eid-el-Fitr

Nasarawa State Police Command said on Tuesday that it has deployed over 2,000 officers to various strategic places in the state in order to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitr.

The State’s Commissioner of Police, Lawal Shehu, in Lafia said that appropriate measures were being taken to forestall any breakdown of law and order during the festivity.

He said officers have been placed on surveillance patrol of identified flash points of violence and criminality across the state.

Moving On! Calvin Harris parties with busty lady weeks after split from Taylor Swift

Calvin Harris seem to be moving after he was pictured yesterday partying with a busty Rita Ora look-alike (but not Rita), possibly his new girlfriend in Malibu just moments after Tom Hiddleston declared his love for Taylor with a 'I love T.S' shirt while celebrating the 4th of July in Rhodes Island. Calvin, rocked a salmon pink t-shirt, headed into the celebrity hotspot with his entourage of pals.

(PHOTOS) Woman uses pubic hair sent in by strangers to create wearable art

Mother-of-two, Sarah Louise Bryan became famous around the world after designing a dress made from 3,000 Skittles. She has now resurfaced with a more disgusting and bizarre bra/skirt mainly made-out of other people's public hair that were donated to her over the course of six months.

According to her, She appealed on social media for people to donate their pubic hair, and other bodily hair if they so wished and received thousands of responses, with people wishing her luck in her new project. She spent the last six months working on the dress which was stored in her son's bedroom and had to wear gloves for protection, along with a face and eye mask after she started gagging while working on the dress.

Bangladeshi politician dumbfounded by son's role in Dhaka terror attack

A prominent Bangladeshi politician has spoken of his shock on discovering his son was one of the suspected gunmen who murdered foreign hostages at the Holey Artisan Bakery on Friday, in Dhaka.

Imtiaz Khan Babul said he was shocked to learn of his son Rohan's involvement in the attack, and that he believed young Bangladeshi men were becoming radicalised online as many from wealthy and educated families had gone missing

His comments came after Bangladesh's home minister said the attackers who stormed the upmarket cafe on Friday night, taking dozens of diners hostage and killing 20, were highly educated and from wealthy families.

NASA spacecraft arrives Jupiter

A NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets.

Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft beamed home news that it was circling Jupiter's poles.

Another Young Girl Makes "Weird" Facebook Post

Huh! "I still have your d*ck in my panties" ... Young girls this days!

Oxford Dictionary adds new words ‘ROFL’ and ‘Scooby Snacks’

The latest update to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) includes a few words you’d never think the dictionary would want to define and a few that it seems should’ve been defined long ago.

For instance, the Internet-speak additions include ROFL (‘rolling on the floor laughing’) and tl;dr (‘too long; didn’t read’). According to the OED editors, the latter term was first used in 2002 ‘when it formed the entirety of a crushing response to another Usenet user’s thoughts on the computer game Metroid Prime’.

Niger Delta Avengers respond to the suspension of their Twitter Account

In an unconfirmed post via Facebook, the Niger Delta Avengers have responded to the suspension of their twitter account. The account which was used to notify the public of their destruction of oil and gas installations owned by major oil corporations across the Niger Delta Area, was suspended on Monday. 

The supposed statement reads,

President Barack Obama sings birthday song to daughter Malia as she turns 18

President of the United States, Barack Obama would likely be remembered as one of the coolest leaders of the free world ever, after having had more than one interesting – or intriguing – moments in the White House.

Obama put on another display of affection towards his eldest daughter, Malia who turned eighteen (18) on July 4, the same day as the country’s Independence.

With star rapper Kendrick Lamar and singer Janelle Monae as guests at the White House, POTUS delivered a heartfelt birthday rendition to Malia.

See Who Bought Africa’s Most Expensive House For whooping £14.5 Million

A German millionaire has bought the most expensive house ever sold in Africa ,and it came with a Porsche Cayenne and an Aston Martin DB9.

The three-storey home – which has seven bedrooms, an infinity pool and exquisite 360-degree views of Cape Town – was bought by a German entrepreneur for (290 million rands) £14.5 million. Dirk Ströer, the boss of one of Germany’s biggest online and public advertising companies, will use the record purchase as a holiday home for him and his family, his estate agent said

Mr Ströer, from Cologne, had not planned to spend so much money, nor even buy in Cape Town, agent Adrien Feinstein said.

Jose Mourinho blasts Arsene Wenger in First Press Briefing at Manchester United

A couple of days after man City unveiled Pep Guardiola, on Tuesday it was the turn of Man United to present Jose Mourinho for the first time at Old Trafford.

Mourinho took the opportunity in front of the press to virtually confirm the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan (although Mourinho failed to mention the player by name), while it took the former Chelsea boss just eight minutes to attack Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Mourinho also took a swipe at former United boss Louis van Gaal talking about “philosophies”.

The best quotes from Mourinho’s first Man United presser are below:

I never dated Timaya, he’s just a friend - Lisa Walsh

Two years ago, news of an alleged love affair between Nigerian dancehall star, Timaya and fashion entrepreneur, Lisa Walsh made rounds. At that time, Timaya declined to comment on the issue while Lisa simply went MIA.

A few days ago, our reporters ran into Lisa Walsh at an event in Lagos and quickly cornered her for a brief chat.

We gathered that Lisa Walsh had been out of the country for a couple of years and had just returned to promote her new projects.

She said: