Saturday 19 November 2016

Ghana | Royal palace ban funerals and unpleasant noise until the Queen mother of Asante Kingdom is buried

The Manhyia palace in Ghana has placed a ban on funerals, drumming, and noise making in the Ashanti region of Kumasi until Asantehemaa, Queen mother of Asante Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II is laid to rest.

The ban comes after the Queen mother of Asante Kingdom passed away peacefully at her palace on Monday, November 14, 2016, at the age of 111.

Say What | Michelle Obama's fashion designer refuses to dress Melania Trump

New York-based French fashion designer Sophie Theallet is mixing business with politics by refusing to dress future first lady Melania Trump because of the political views of her husband, President-elect Donald Trump.

Theallet wrote:

Jeez! Man arrives hospital with knife sticking out of his head (Video)

Clever Campos, a 28yr old taxi driver in Peru stunned doctors when he walked into a hospital with a knife sticking out of his head. Passersby spotted him walking around in a daze with the weapon lodged deep in his head after he was reportedly knifed by another man following an argument.

An ambulance was called and he was taken to Loreto Regional Hospital, where he was filmed walking in himself accompanied by a surprised looking paramedic.

Wow! 9-year-old-boy catches 11-months-old brother as he falls from changing table (Video)

Wow, just wow! A 9-year-old boy is being called a hero after he saved his baby brother from falling. Their mom placed the 11-month-old on a changing table and turned her back for just a few seconds and that was when disaster nearly happened. The baby turned and was falling when the 9 years ran and caught him just in the nick of time.

Watch video below:

Lady dies after rescuers chop off her legs trapped under a trailer following horrific accident (Graphic Photos)

This story just brought shivers to my spine ... I could only imagine the pain this lady would have gone through before her death.

Read via Linda Ikeji

Lol! See this hilarious tweet on driverless cars

Yes, technology has is positive and negatives but have you ever thought of the negatives from Driverless cars? This lady just made a joke out of it and we think it is not only funny but informative

Newborn babies should not use car seats for more than 30mins - Scientist

Scientists have advised that parents should not put their babies in car seats for more than 30mins to avoid the risk of suffocation. Doctors warn that very young babies whose neck muscles are not strong enough to stop their heads flopping forward could stop breathing. Manufactures say babies should not be left in the seats for more than two hours.

This is so Hot! Kylie Jenner shares sexy lingerie photos

Kylie Jenner has taken is sexy game to a different level ... The reality stars shared some extremely sexy photos that have got eye-popping.

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OMG! See what Banky W was spotted doing in Dubai (Photos)

Banky W who is currently in Dubai decided to embark on a brave task. Yes, he actually went on skydiving ... He seems to have enjoyed it as he showed us some of his dabbing skills while in the air.

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Hollywood Actress Gabourey Sidibe spotted at the airport looking slimmer (Photos)

33-year-old American Actress has been battling hard to loose some weight. So far she's lost about 100 pounds.

Wow! Ladies, check out this amazing asoebi styles

Thinking of sewing a new ankara style for that asoebi? If so, this list of amazing asoebi style is just what you need. You could find the style you have been longing for, just take a look below:

1. Ankara fablook

Nick Gordon Says He’s Too Broke to Pay $36 Million to Bobbi Kristina’s Estate

Nick Gordon has been ordered to pay Bobbi Kristina Brown’s family a whopping $36 million as the result of a wrongful death lawsuit in which he was found legally responsible for her death.

Now it seems Nick has no idea on where to get the money to pay for the charges. He tweeted:

Gay Activist, Bisi Alimi to run for a political office in Nigeria

According to his post on twitter, Bisi says after thinking about this for over two years, he has finally agreed to join the Nigerian political scene. He would reveal what office he would be running for later.

Speaker Dogara, SGF Babachir lead Northern politicians in a prayer session for Nigeria

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, led other Northern politicians in a prayer session for Nigeria today November 19th at the ICC Abuja. The prayer session was attended by Abia state governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

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Delta State | Police arrest 28 suspected teenage cultists in schools

The Delta Police Command has arrested 28 suspected teenage cultists operating in some public secondary schools in Asaba, in Delta, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The State Police Commissioner, CP Zanna Ibrahim, disclosed this on Saturday in Asaba.

He said that the teenage secret cult group was known as the “Future Trigger Boys’’ (FTB).

Ibrahim said that out of the 28 suspects, 10 were students of Osadenis Grammar School, Asaba.

Pakistan military shoots down Indian spy aircraft

The Pakistan military said on Saturday that it shot down an Indian spy aircraft hours after Indian cross-border firing killed two Pakistani girls.
“Indian Quad Copter shot down by Pakistan troops at Aagahi Post in Rak Chakri sector” near Rawlakot along theLine of Control (LoC), a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations said.
The aircraft had intruded 60 meters in the Pakistani side of the LoC, which divides the two countries in the disputed Kashmir region.

Nigerian Army explains role of new Division in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army said its newly-created 6 Division in Port Harcourt was established to organise and improve its internal security operations in four states of the Niger Delta.

Maj.-Gen. Kasimu Abdulkarim, the pioneer General Officer Commanding (GOC), of the Division , disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Port Harcourt.

Abdulkarim said the military had recorded success in the war against terror and was committed to combating emerging security threats in the Niger Delta and other parts of the country.

Here Are Tips On How To Make Your Mother-In-Law Adore You

As your husband’s new leading lady, it might be a little intimidating to meet his first love – his mother. While getting your mother-in-law’s approval can be tricky, the effort is certainly worth it. the mother-in-law, daughter-in-law relationship is “the most critical relationship in any family system.” If you’re looking to get into his mom’s good graces, it’s probably not as hard as you think.

Ladies, Here Are Tips On How To Pick A Bra

They hold up the breasts and can make or mar your entire appearance. It is important to select the right bra and a perfect fit for your breasts. Here are some great tips to help you out next time you go bra shopping.

1. Make sure the cups are smooth and they lie flat against your chest
If the cups are wrinkly, the bra is probably too big for you. If you find out that your breasts are spilling out, then you need a bigger bra.

Marc Anthony And Wife Shannon De Lima Split

Marc Anthony has split from his second wife according to inside reports. The news is coming few days after Marc Anthony epic kisses with his ex, Jennifer Lopez.

An Insider reportedly disclosed to Us Weekly that, "It just was not working and they didn't have enough in common."

The 48-year-old singer wedded the 28-year-old Venezuelan model in the Dominican Republic on November 11, 2014.

Huh! Sports Minister Says Nigeria Doesn't Need to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

Nigeria's Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has stated that the country doesn't need to qualify for the 2018 world cup since she can't win the competition.

Speaking in an interview with Voice of America Hausa, Dalung said Nigeria’s participation in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers is a ‘waste of money’.

Borno State | Another suicide bomber gunned down at IDPs camp

Nigerian security operatives have intercepted another suicide bomber who attempted to penetrate a Transit Camp of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) along Muna Garage.

While suspecting the ulterior motive of the suicide bomber with his strange behaviour, the security operatives attempted to accustom him.

EFCC calls for arrest warrant against Ladoja over N4.7bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday urged Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue a warrant for the arrest of a former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, along with his former aide, Chief Waheed Akanbi, for allegedly laundering N4.7bn.

A counsel for the anti-graft agency, Mr. Oluwafemi Olabisi, made the application on Friday following the absence of Ladoja in court for his proposed re-arraignment.

25 things you shouldn’t keep in the fridge

There are probably many things in your fridge that don’t need to be there. Storing these items which should ordinarily be stored at room temperature  in the refrigerator can decrease their taste and quality. According to www.cnet.com, you should remove the following items from your fridge so as to free up space and improve their taste and quality:

DSS raid Bureau De Change in Anambra

The Department of State Service (DSS) in Anambra on Friday raided some markets in Awka and Onitsha in search of illegal foreign currency hawkers.

A trader at the Eke Market in Awka, under the condition of anonymity,said that some hawkers of foreign currencies were arrested.

He said that the DSS operatives also carted away huge sums of foreign currencies seized from the hawkers.

PDP BoT member reveals why Buhari’s anti- corruption war will fail

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Board of Trustees, BoT, Chief Shuaib Oyedokun, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft agency cannot succeed because “he is using corruption to fight corruption.”

This is coming at a time Buhari claimed that some corrupt individuals were using proceeds of their loots to fight him.

Cossy says she wasn’t detained in the US because of my breasts

When the most respected comedian in the industry puts something on his social media accounts, people react to it in different ways.

Alibaba who is known to be very active on social media, posted on his Instagram on Wednesday that busty entertainer, Cossy Orjiakor, was detained at an airport for over two hours because of her breast.

Godwin Emefiele points out two ways he has saved Nigeria’s economy

Governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, has pointed out two policies he has implemented, that have saved the country’s economy from total collapse.

Emefiele claims that if not for his intervention with those policies, the current recession would have been more critical.

He said this while speaking at the All Civil Society National Economic Summit in Abuja, in a message conveyed by his aide, Emmanuel Ukeje.

President Buhari arrive Akure for Ondo APC mega rally

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Akure Airport amidst tight security for the All Progressives Congress, APC, campaign rally for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

He arrived the airport at exactly 10:09 a.m. and was received by Governor Olusegun Mimiko.

President Buhari says PDP ran Nigeria wrecked in 16 years

President Muhammadu Buhari again on Saturday said the Peoples Democratic Party succeeded in running Nigeria aground for the 16 years it produced Presidents for the country.

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke at a meeting he had with governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, APC elders in the state, and national officers of the party before departing for the Democracy Park in Akure for the grand finale of the Ondo APC governorship rally.

Buhari said the nation was mismanaged from 1999 to 2015.

Pep Guardiola denies banning players from s3x

Pep Guardiola joked that his Manchester City players wouldn't be playing as well if he had introduced a s*x ban.

The City boss responded to claims from French midfielder Samir Nasri, who said that Guardiola had put a ban on s*x after midnight.

Nasri, who is now on a year-long loan at Sevilla, claimed that the Catalan coach had introduced the curfew at former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich because it helped top players like Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski to avoid injuries.

List of 8 bills signed into law by President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari recently signed 8 bills into law.

The 8 bills signed into law include:

Telecommunication and Postal Offences Act (Amendment) Bill,
National Crop Varieties, Livestock Breeds (Registration) Act (Amendment) Bill,
Produce (Enforcement of Export Standards) Act (Amendment) Bill,

MMM-Nigeria distributes relief materials worth N5 million to IDPs in Abuja

‘MMM-Nigeria’, a community of mutual financial aid and donations, on Saturday donated relief materials worth N5 million to two Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the Federal Capital Territory.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gesture was part of the community’s humanitarian week tagged ‘MMM cares’ to mark its one year anniversary.

The Gwoza and Bama IDP Camp located in Durumi area and the New Kuchingoro IDP camp were the two beneficiaries of the relief materials. Bags of rice, beans, garri, as well as cartoons of beverages and noodles, were some of the items donated by the group. The group also donated clothing, drugs, and educational materials for the pupils among them.

Tinubu, South-West governors once again shun APC rally in Ondo

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, and three of the APC governors in the South-West were again absent at the campaign rally of the party held in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Saturday.

The governors are governors of Lagos, Oyo and Osun States, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Mr. Rauf Aregbosola respectively.

The reason for their absence was not known at the time of this report.

Why Nigerian passport is scarce - Nigeria Immigration explains

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Muhammad Babandede, has explained why there is a scarcity of the Nigerian passport, blaming it on contracts for the production of the booklets which were awarded by the previous government when the exchange rate was not as high as it currently is.

Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Saturday, he stated that while the price of the Nigerian passport has not changed, the cost of bringing in the component has changed owing to the increase in the dollar exchange rate. He pointed out that the Service has made proposals to the government.

Man United 1 Arsenal 1: Olivier Giroud's power header gives gunners a point (Watch Highlights)

Olivier Giroud was Arsenal's super-sub, popping up with a last-gasp, and largely undeserved, equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw from Manchester United.

The Gunners turned in a listless performance in this fixture a year ago when expected to win in their attempts to keep pace with Leicester City, Marcus Rashford making a sparkling Premier League debut for a youthful side, and they largely fared little better this time around.

Much more established just nine months on, Rashford replaced the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic in attack for United - captain Wayne Rooney demoted to the bench in a week that has seen him in the headlines for a drunken night on England duty.

#OndoDecides: PDP calls for postponement of election

Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party is calling for the postponement of the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

The Court of Appeal Panel led by Justice Ibrahim Salauwa, which was set up to determine the appeals filed by Makarfi and Jegede against the judgment given by Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, which INEC relied on to pick Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, adjourned all proceedings indefinitely.

But National Publicity Secretary of the National Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has said the election should be postponed untill the court determined the true candidate of the party.

Incredible! Moment A Leopard Pulls A Big Cat From A Tree And Eats It (Photos)

This incredible set of images shows a majestic leopard climbing a tree and dragging the carcass of a fellow beast to the ground in its sharp teeth. The dramatic sequence shows the moment the bloodthirsty animal spots the carcass hanging from a branch.

Eyeing the big cat up the tree, the leopard dashes up to it and grabs it while dangling from the branches. 

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Paul Pogba Show His Dance Move With Look-Alike Brothers (Video)

World's most expensive footballer Paul Pogba appeared very excited after his brother Florentin joined Instagram.The Manchester United midfielder has taken great pride in posting a video to welcome Florentin to the social media site and marked the occasion by exhibiting his signature dance moves.

Sharing the clip with his 10.6million followers, Pogba can be seen accompanied with both of his siblings, Florentin and Mathias while getting into the swing of things as music plays loudly in the background.

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OMG! Man Bath Girlfriend With Acid After She Threatened To Leave Him (Graphic Photo)

A lover’s quarrel has landed a man in trouble with the law after he poured acid on his girlfriend who had threatened to leave him. Stephen Donkor, 21, has been charged with attempted murder of his girlfriend, Mary Oforiwaa, 18.

Donkor’s plea was not taken and he was remanded in police custody by the presiding Judge, Mr James Kojo Botah. Oforiwaa was not present in court because she was still receiving treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana.

The prosecution’s case was that Oforiwaa, a trader and Donkor had been in a relationship for sometime and lived in a wooden kiosk at Darkuman Cable and Wireless.

Unbelievable! See how this thief entered into a house to steal LCD TV (Photos)

A home burglar was caught in the act of moving his stolen items but the method at which he got into the house has got everyone talking.

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OMG! See how this driver narrowly escapes death in a bizarre accident (Photos)

A driver in Quanzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province on Wednesday was lucky enough to survive a catastrophic car accident, in which his car was nearly smashed into pieces by a trailer loaded with stones.

While the driver, named Song, was pulling over to the side of the road, a trailer suddenly overturned after applying its emergency brake to avoid a collision with another car on the street.

NSCDC nab fake soldiers terrorizing citizens in Ekiti State (Photo)

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC), Ekiti state command, has paraded four suspected fake soldiers including a serving soldier, who all allegedly engage in terrorizing, molesting and extorting citizens of the state.

While the men were being paraded on Friday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, commandant of the Ekiti corps, Donatus Ikemefuna Explained:

Popular TV presenter wish is to sleep with a President (Photo)

Popular Kenyan On-Air-Personality and former TV presenter Elizabeth Irungu who was reportedly severely beaten by her boyfriend after she had alleged he was cheating are in the middle of another serious drama. 

This time, the controversial former model has confessed she wants to have s*x with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an interview with YEN, the model revealed that she adores and admires the tough-talking Russian President and fantasizes sleeping with him in bed.

Arrested robbers’ informant says "they targeted politicians who stole public funds" (Photo)

The police have arrested an eight-man gang of armed robbers said to be terrorizing Abuja, Kogi and Kano states. Among them is Rekia Musa, a divorcee and Accounting graduate of the Kogi State University, who told the police that she had only been an informant for the gang for four months.

The police said the gang had links with a suspect, Zakeria Isiaka arrested recently by the Inspector-General of Police Response Team, along with the Okene-Akure Expressway.

On November 5, Saturday Punch reported Isiaka’s claim that he could have become the Chief Security Officer of Kogi State if the late All Progressives Congress candidate in the governorship election in Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, had not died.

ISIS decapitate two men accused of 'Seeing The Future' (Graphic Photos)

The Islamic State terrorist group has beheaded two men over charges of being soothsayers/fortune tellers in Sinai, Egypt. The gruesome execution was carried out by the deadly militants in a desert after their charges were read to them.

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Haba! Photos of policemen using their helmets to pack onions hit the internet (Photos)

Yesterday a dramatic scene was captured at in Adavi, Kogi state. Some officers were seen using their helmets to pick onions that fell off a moving loaded onion truck. Should we say the recession has forced the police to abandon their priority duty to pick onions?

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Unbelievable! Meet the family in India with 12 fingers and 12 toes (Photos)

So there is this remarkable Indian family born with 600 digits between them - with each of the 25 members boasting 12 fingers and 12 toes. Krishna Choudhary, who lives in a small village in Gaya, in Bihar, northern India, has six fingers on each hand and six toes on each foot - just like his father and siblings. 

But the unusual condition has meant the 50-year-old has found it difficult to arrange his daughter's marriages - because prospective husbands dislike the condition.

OMG! Baby almost choked while being smuggled in a bag across Morocco-Spanish Border (Photos)

A four-week-old baby almost suffocated after being smuggled in a sports bag across the Morocco-Spanish border. Two women have now been arrested after the baby was discovered in the bag that had been stuffed with loaves of bread. The baby vomited over an officer when it was lifted out the bag which had been sealed by a zip in the humid conditions.

Have you ever wondered why Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't have tattoos? Find out here ...

So I am one of those that was wondering why a player like Cristiano Ronaldo wouldn't have ink in his body not to mention his modeling lifestyle. If you are someone like me, then you don't have to worry anymore.

With a resume like Cristiano Ronaldo’s, some might assume the Portuguese Real Madrid superstar (and reigning FIFA Ballon d’Or honoree and Champions League winner) would have celebrated his victories with a tattoo or two. Not many fans know that Ronaldo abstains from ink in a sport where tattoos are not only commonplace but a way that many athletes (*cough* David Beckham *cough*) market themselves internationally. So why doesn’t Ronaldo sport any tattoos?