Tuesday 4 October 2016

Afghanistan | US commando killed by roadside bomb

A U.S. commando has been killed in Afghanistan after being hit by a roadside bomb while on patrol with Afghan forces in a northeastern province bordering Pakistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday.

U.S. special operations forces have been conducting counterterror operations with Afghan troops against Islamic State militants in Achin, Nangarhar province. The U.S. military said the service member died Tuesday from wounds sustained when the patrol triggered an improvised explosive device. The commando's identity has not yet been released, pending notification of family.

Teachers say hard work is the secret of Huge Success in WASSCE

Some teachers in the South-South zone have attributed the improved performance of students in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to hard work.

The teachers expressed the view in interviews conducted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the performance of students in the past five years.

They said sustained motivation for teachers would lead to success for students.

"Tinubu is not God" - Protesters placards reads

A group of youths on Tuesday stormed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress to protest what they claim is “Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s overbearing influence on party affairs.”

Rihanna finally steps out with her Faux Locs (PHOTO)

Rihanna finally stepped out rocking her dreadlocks. Yesterday, she gave a flash to her new hairstyle. How does she look in it?

Check out the Statement Purse Beyonce rock as she steps out for dinner ...

Beyonce stepped out for dinner with Jay Z in style. The singer, songwriter carried a statement purse which reads “I kiss better than I cook”

Nurse apprehended after drugging and raping a Patient in Lagos

A 27-year-old male nurse, Olugbenga Isaac, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly drugging and raping a 19-year-old girl.

Isaac, a resident of Ajah area of Lagos is being tried for rape.

The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept.15 at Onipanu, Lagos.

Police parades armed robbers terrorizing Lagos and Ogun State (PHOTO)

Operatives of the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Zone II, Onikan, have arrested 10 suspected armed robbers who terrorised about 15 Lagos and Ogun communities.

Lekan Akinola, Mutiu Oyekan, Akeem Sanusi, Olahusi Rasaq, Kazeem Oladipupo, Waheed Amusan and four others were arrested Tuesday after police tracked a mobile phone they stole from one of their victims at Arigbajo in Ogun several months ago.

Ladies, 10 things You didn't know about your V**gina

Ladies, you feel you know everything about your privates already? There’s a whole lot we should know, this stuff is important, and can make a big difference in how you live your life and know your own body. Here are 10 things you need to know about your vulva as highlighted by Information Nigeria

Read below:

1. Your v**ina becomes thinner after menopause.

This change can be a cause for pain with intercourse.

Cristiano Ronaldo opens 82-Room 'Pestana CR7 Lisboa' Hotel in Portugal

Real Madrid star player Cristiano Ronaldo has opened a new hotel venture in his home country as the superstar plans post-football life.

The Portuguese captain flew back to his native Portugal to officially open the Pestana CR7 Lisboa hotel.

Speaking at the launch, Ronaldo insisted that he is keen to pursue several business ventures outside of football but hinted that he may have almost ten years left of playing.

Say What | Family of Flying Witches allegedly Crash Lands in Zambia (PHOTO)

According to a Facebook post, a ‘flying family’ of stark ‘naked witches’ was on their way to Congo where they had been sent on a mission to suck blood and cause confusion but unfortunately they lost fuel and crash landed in Sowlezi, Zambia

Below is how it was shared:

Unbelievable! This Woman is Excited Her Husband Committed Suicide (PHOTOS)

Keniah, a 33-year old widow whose husband committed suicide after attempting to kill her at Asotwe, near Ejisu in the Ashanti Region.

The man was an expert sharpshooter, but on the day he killed himself, her personal gods were not asleep. For Rose, the passing of Mathias Sedungon, with whom she had been married to for over 16-years, is a blessing in disguise.

She escaped death when the man fired a gun at her at close range and hit her in the shoulder in an apparent attempt to kill her. It followed misunderstanding between the couple leading to quarrels and subsequent separation of the couple.

20 Super Eagles players trained today in Abuja, ahead of Zambia clash (PHOTOS)

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that 20 Super Eagles players partook in this morning's training session at the Practice pitch of the National Stadium, Abuja with Technical adviser Gernot Rohr, his assistants, and coach Salisu Yusuf.

Daughter of late Dora Akunyili, Njideka Crosby expecting her first child

Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, daughter of late NAFDAC Chairman and former Minister of Information, Dora Akunyili, is expecting her first child with American husband Justin Crosby.

In an interview with the Guardian UK, the Victoria Miro artist talked about impending motherhood, how she took her first art class at 16, her mother, Mean Girls at Yale University, her heroine Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and the debt she owes Harlem's Studio Museum.

Kenya Police arrest man who bragged of sleeping with 10-year-old girl on Facebook

Earlier today we reported about a Kenyan man who bragged about sleeping with a 10-year-old girl (Missed It? Read Here). 

Beware of fraudsters offering cash for Marks - Council of Legal studies warns Law school students

The Council of Legal Studies in this statement drew the attention of Law School students to the activities of some fraudsters who are calling them, offering them high grades in return for some cash.

PHOTO: Mr Fine Guy featuring Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong (Lol)

Isn't William Troost-Ekong a cute guy? William is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Gent, as a centre back, He was born in the Netherlands. The Half Nigerian- Half Dutch player shared the photo on Twitter

Orubebe Guilty Of False Asset Declaration - CCT

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found Godsday Orubebe, former minister of Niger Delta affairs, guilty of false declaration of his asset.

Danladi Umar, chairman of the tribunal, delivered the judgment convicting Orubebe of the offence.

However, he gave him a light sentence.

North-East IDPs: Senate sets up committee to investigate their plights

Senate President Bukola Saraki today announced an 8-members Ad-hoc Committee that would investigate the plight of the IDPs in Nigeria. According to Saraki, the Ad-hoc committee member are Senators Shehu Sani, Oluremi Tinubu, Ben Murray-Bruce, Ali Wakili, Theodore Orji, Yahaya, Tayo Alasaoudura Solomon Olamilekun and Yahaya Abdullahi.

Police reports suggest Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery could be an inside job

Early Police reports on Kim Kardashian's robbery in Paris, France suggests it could be an inside job. One of their reasons been Kim was without bodyguard as at the time of the incident.

via TMZ:

CAS reduces Maria Sharapova's doping ban to 15 months

Tennis star Maria Sharapova has had her two-year ban from Tennis reduced to 15 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).

The Russian tennis star tested positive for a banned substance- meldonium in January, and revealed in a press conference she was taking the drug for a medical

Today's Exchange Rate

This is the current exchange rate for 4th October 2016.

SHOCKING! See what United States did to Russia over Syria conflict

The US on Monday revealed that it is "suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia" saying Russia has failed to keep up to it's part of the cease-fire agreement in Aleppo, Syria.

According to the US, all it's relations with Vladmir Putin's nation has been suspended, a decision they didn't take lightly.

In recent days, Russian and Syrian aircraft have carried out attacks in Aleppo, using bunker-busting bombs, incendiary munitions, cluster bombs, barrel bombs and thermobaric bombs, which scatter a cloud of explosive particles before detonating in devastating blasts, according to American intelligence officials.

PHOTOS: Four Countries present Letter of Credence to President Buhari (See Countries)

President Buhari received Letters of Credence from Ambassador Designate of Tunisia, Canada, Germany and Sweden to Nigeria at the Statehouse today October 4th.

Man insists Former President Bill Clinton is his father

Rumors that Bill Clinton once fathered a child with a prostitute have reemerged, as the now 30-year-old man is trying to have the former president recognize him as his son. The man, Danney Williams started a Facebook page in December, under the new name Danney Williams-Clinton, with the intention of getting the Clintons’ attention.

The claim was initially made in the late 1990s by Williams’ mother and in 1999, a DNA test reportedly conducted by Star magazine said that Danney couldn’t be Clinton’s son but the result of the test wasn’t really clear.

FIFA President, Infantino wants to expand World Cup Teams to 42

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has proposed expanding the World Cup finals to a 48-team tournament  a larger number than his election promise.

The Italian suggested 16 of those teams would be eliminated after one knockout match – before the group stages.

The rest of the tournament would be the same as it is now, with 32 teams competing in group stages followed by knockout rounds.

Hillary Clinton says Trump has ‘weird fascination’ with dictators like Vladimir Putin

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has accused his Republican rival Donald Trump of having a “weird fascination with dictators.”

Speaking at a rally in Akron, Ohio, on Monday night, Clinton bashed Trump over his admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Man narrates why he killed his Sister to defend their Family’s Honour

For two months, over the thunder of machines at the steel mill, the men taunted Mubeen Rajhu about his sister. Even now, they laugh at how easy it was to make him lose his temper.

Some people had seen Tasleem in their Lahore slum with a Christian man. She was 18, a good Muslim girl, out in public with a man. Even though the man had converted to Islam out of love for her, this couldn’t be allowed.

See the SHOCKING reason this Woman Kidnapped her friend’s daughter (PHOTO)

A Ghanian and her Edo State indigene friend have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a -nine-year-old girl.

Detectives at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), of the Lagos state Police Command, are interrogating the suspects, Miss Believe and Agatha.

Senators to donate N300,000 each to IDPs

Nigeria’s Senators today have agreed to contribute N300,000 each, to alleviate the plight of Internally Displaced Persons in all camps in the country.

The senators agreed to make the donations after deliberating on the mounting Humanitarian crisis in the North East.

Kannywood Actress, @Rahama_Sadau apologizes after banned for Hugging, Cuddling in Music Video

Renowned Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau has apologised for causing offense by hugging and cuddling rap star Classiq in a video, but says that “innocuous touching with other people in my work is inevitable”

Story of women who still love and miss their Boko Haram Husbands (READ)

A few dozen women sit on mats in the shadow of a neem tree. Their giggles rise with the hot dusty air as they sketch elaborate designs on their hands with henna.

Some of the women wear abayas; others wear short-sleeved blouses with long skirts and hijabs. They talk about their children, their hair, what they will cook that evening after breaking their Ramadan fast.

After a while, the conversation turns to their husbands.

Say What | There is now an App to let you order for a Sperm Donor

London Sperm Bank Donors has just launched a mobile app that allows would-be parents to search for the sperm donor of their dreams on-the-go, with filters for medical history, looks, occupation, highest educational degree, height, nationality, religion, and race. Each profile even has a lovingly written description of the donor’s personality — it’s like a dating app, but with fewer photos, to ensure anonymity (pen sketches of some donors are available), more information, and a guarantee that the profiles are actually accurate: Since every donor has been vetted within an inch of their life, no one gets to add fake inches to their height, unlike your last Tinder date. 

Miracle! 60 Year Old Woman Give Birth To Twins

“Age is but a number with God,” Claudette Cook, 60, said after giving birth to fraternal twins last week, The Root report. “Plus, I was healthy and in shape. I was like…I know I can do this. No matter how hard it was, He brought me through it all, so, awesome God.”

Cook gave birth to twin boys named Isaac and Isaiah, each weighing in at five pounds. The babies arrived nearly a month before the Indiana native’s original due date, WFIE adds.

Kourtney Kardashian and Scot Disick rekindle their love after one year of separating (PHOTO)

Kourtney Kardashian has rekindled romance with her three kids daddy, Scott Disick after one year of separating from each other. The couple got back together after taking a family holiday in Miami in early September.

From TheHollywoodGossip

Abdulmumin Jibrin defines the meaning of a "whistleblower"

Abdulmumin Jibrin, took to Social Media to defend whistle blowing for the benefit of Nigerians.
"A whistleblower is a person who exposes any kind of information that is deemed illegal and unethical within an organization that is either private or public." Speaking indirectly, Jibrin claims he might not necessarily be a saint but Nigerians ought to support him since what he's revealing will benefit all.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki receive Mikel Obi in Abuja

Senate President, Bukola Saraki played host to Super Eagles captain, Mikel John Obi. Saraki shared the photo and wrote:

For Sale: FG wants buyers for her Falcon 7x and Hawker 4000 private jets

The Federal government has put up for sale two of its Aircraft, Falcon 7x and Hawker 4000. Above is an advert for the sale of the Aircraft place on Thisday. Photo credit: Bonario Nnags.

Actress Tatyana Ali glows in maternity photos

Fresh Prince of Bel Air actress, Tatyana Ali and her husband who is a doctor, Vaughn Rasberry, welcomed their first child, Edward Aszard Rasberry, on September 16. Baby Edward was named after Vaughn’s grandfather and great grandfather. Before the actress delivered her bundle of joy, she slayed a gorgeous maternity shoot with Lance Gross for Essence Magazine.


Photo of Kim, Kendall & Kylie 9 years ago and now ...

What do you think has change in the photos of the Reality star sisters

Pondering tweets from Omojuwa on Recession

According to Omojuwa:
"Each Representative gets N10m/month as allowance. x360 of them in 4 years = N86.4 BILLION. How many roads & schools in there?"

Photo of Barack Obama 8 years after (See Difference)

Barack Obama in 2008 and now in 2016, He is got enough grey hair, but still remain that handsome POTUS!

#DasukiGate: ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N15m to Sambo Dasuki, for unlawful arrest

The Court of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has ruled against the arrest and continued detention of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, describing it as unlawful and arbitrary.

Delivering judgement today in a suit filed by Dasuki, the court ruled that the further arrest of Dasuki by security agents on November 4th last year after he was granted bail by a court of law, amounts to a mockery of democracy and the rule of law.

Bukola Saraki says he stayed in the same house he has been staying way before he became Senate President

Senate President Bukola Saraki shared the post on his twitter page in response to a question put before him by a twitter user. The user requests that the Senate President should support the sale of the mansion allocated to him to help save our economy. In response, Saraki tweeted:

Wonderment! Check out this incredible tower in Qatar (PHOTOS)

A look at this incredible tower in Qatar which is set to be open in 2019 will leave you wondering what more can't the human mind conceive and deliver. According to reports, the  inspiration for this edifice was gotten from the great seal of Qatar and its located in Lusail city, Doha. Great kudos to the Architects!

Kemi Olunloyo slam Rapper eLDee, calls Him a Moron, an Illiterate

Media personality, Kemi Olunloyo has called out Nigerian rapper, Eldee, who she feels displayed a poor understanding of the Slut Walk.

The rapper made some posts on his Twitter criticizing American model, Amber Rose for being a bad influence on young girls.

Amber Rose reportedly hosted her second annual Slut Walk on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

Aww! Watch this romantic wedding proposal that took place at a Cinema

This wedding proposal has been the talk of the town. According to the gist, the couple started as childhood friends in 2002 and it happened in a Cinema ... They went to see a movie and right in the middle of the movie, there appeared different pictures of Marilyn on the screen and some beautiful words and later the slide ended with 'Will you marry me?'

Kenyan man in trouble for bragging of sleeping with 10yr-old-girl, shared his victims on Facebook

Mohammed Alfayo from Kenya has found himself in deep trouble after sharing a photo of a girl said to be 10 years old, whom he claimed he had sex with. A petition has since been filed against him.

Aliko Dangote denies plans to buy national assets and others

Aliko Dangote in an interview with CNBC last month, suggested the sale of some National assets to revive the ailing economy. The Richest Man in Africa has come out to say although he suggested the sale of some National assets as measures to get out of the current economic recession, he is not interested in buying any.

In an interview with ThisDay, Dangote said even if NLNG or any other national asset is offered to him on credit, he will not buy.

Cameroons agree to pay $78,000 for treatment of Rigobert Song abroad (PHOTOS)

The 40-year-old player, who is the uncle of former Arsenal and Barcelona star Alex Song was on Monday evening flew to France via a private jet after Cameroon's government agreed to pay about $78,000 for his treatment in France.

Above is the shocking and heartbreaking photos showing the former Liverpool, West Ham and Cameroon player Rigobert Song in intensive care in Yaounde, Cameroon after suffering a stroke attack on Sunday.

Comedian Bovi sends condolence message to Basketmouth on the loss of his mom

Comedian Bovi also took to his Instagram page to send a condolence message to his close friend Basketmouth on the loss of his mom. He shared the photo and captioned it: