Sunday, January 31, 2016

Pastor dies hours before a burial service he was supposed to officiate

Venerable Stephen Eseteru Ogue, JP, 53, of St. John’s Anglican Church, Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government  Area of Delta State and author of several Christian books died at about 7.45 a.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015, two hours  before he was supposed to officiate at a funeral service.

He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest and passed away at Lily Hospital, Deco Road, Warri. His first daughter, Oghenenyoreme Ogue, said he had been suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.

Coldplay and Beyoncé's new video is accused of culture appropriation

Coldplay (with Beyoncé cameo!)'s new song "Hymn for the Weekend" is getting lots of attention, and not all of it is good. The video, which was shot in India, features fire breathers, holy men, and Queen Bey as a very fancy Bollywood actress. It has started to receive criticisms of cultural appropriation. Read some of the tweets below..

Fans come for Meek Mill as he poses with money and disses Drake again


He took to Instagram to post photos with one caption reading: The Ghost writer told me! While he talked about being broke and now being rich on another photo. Some Insta users told him to put the money away because it belonged to Nicki Minaj. More comments after the cut..

'Black people more likely to be in prison than at a top university'- David Cameron

Universities will be forced by law to disclose what proportion of ethnic minority applicants get places, David Cameron has announced as part of a concerted Government anti-discrimination drive.
 
The Prime Minister said the transparency rules should prompt institutions such as Oxford to work harder to broaden their intake and warned the police, the courts and the armed forces they also had to act.
Education chiefs have been summoned to Downing Street on Monday for talks with Business Secretary Sajid Javid to discuss why young black men are more likely to be in prison than studying at a top university.
 
It comes as Mr Cameron has hired a leading black Labour MP to investigate whether the police and court system is racially biased.

Annie Idibia glows in yellow

The actress looking gorgeous in mustard yellow.Lovely Versace bag!

Man with rare skin disease has 'tree roots' growing from his hands (Photos)

A man has rare skin disease that makes his hands look like they have tree roots growing out of them.
Abul Bazadar, 25, pictured at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has suffered from 'Human Pappiloma Virus' since he was 10.

He has been dubbed the 'Tree Man' and doctors from around the world are working on a cure.
Dr Samanta Lal Sen, chief coordinator of National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery, said doctors will decide on his treatment after forming a medical board of experts.

Human papilloma virus is the name for a group of viruses that affect the skin and moist membranes lining your body.

Naomi Mac stuns in new photos as she releases first single of 2016 "MUJO"

House One Music songstress, Naomi Mac (@theNaomiMac) follows the release of hit single, My Heart (featuring Adekunle Gold) with the release of her first single of 2016 titled, "Mujo".

Mum loses wedding ring then checks her baby

A Reddit user - said his wife was her ring and searched everywhere, but couldn't find it. She then decided to take their toddler to her GP ‘just in case’. He didn't say how old the baby was.
The GP X-rayed the child - and the lost wedding ring was clearly visible.

Reddit user I Am Clark Griswold (the father) said, ‘The reason the pediatrician suggested the x-ray was to ensure it wasn’t getting stuck anywhere it shouldn’t. Retrieving the ring wasn’t the concern.

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk still together, they didnt break up

A report surfaced over the weekend that stated Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk had broken up around the holidays because the supermodel clashed with Bradley's mother. As it turns out, the rumors are absolutely false!
"They are still very much together," a source shared with E! News exclusively. "Irina gets along great with Bradley's mother."

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Photos from Rita Ora's photoshoot for Lui magazine (18+)

New photos from Rita Ora's photoshoot for Lui magazine shared by photographer Terry Richardson. See the pics after the cut...

Photos: Beyonce stuns in Indian outfit in Coldplay's Hymn For the Weekend video shoot

Beyoncé looked amazing in this Indian attire for a video shoot for Coldplay's Hymn For The Weekend song which he shot in India. More photos after the cut...

Blac Chyna arrested for public intoxication

Blac Chyna who has been in the news this week for being recognized as Rob Kardashian's new girlfriend was arrested on Friday evening after allegedly getting drunk and becoming belligerent during a flight from Los Angeles, California to Austin, Texas on her way to London.

According to TMZ...

Cop shoots 12 year old girl but her Dad gets charged for her death

The father of a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was killed while a constable was serving an eviction notice has been charged with criminal homicide in his daughter's death, prosecutors said.
Don Meyer allegedly pointed a loaded semi-automatic assault rife at the chest of Constable Clarke Steele as they argued over an order to vacate on January 11.

Steele fired one round, which struck the 57-year-old father in the arm and then pierced the chest of his daughter, Ciara, who was hiding behind him. She died at the scene.
She had been home from school that day because she was sick.

Graphic: Teen suffers burns when an E-Cigarette explodes in his face

16-year-old Ty Greer, a teen in Alberta, Canada, suffered second degree burns and broken teeth after his e-cigarette spontaneously exploded just inches from his mouth while he was using it in his car.
“It lit my kid’s face on fire, busted two teeth out,” Perry Greer, Ty’s father, told the Canadian Press.

Yemi Alade, Iyanya, Olamide, Tekno & Selebobo converge for Mama Oyoyo music video

Lovers of the emotive ‘mama oyoyo’ collaboration by Top Nigerian Music Artists --- Iyanya, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Olamide and Selebobo which was facilitated by Premium Music are in for a treat as the artistes took time out their busy schedules to once again come together for the production of a video for this song which is a salute to mothers everywhere.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Rivers state Government asks Amaechi to account for N3 trillion

Rivers State government has called on the Minister for Transport and former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to account for about N3 trillion he received throughout his eight years tenure as the governor of the State. Speaking to media aides in Port Harcourt yesterday January 28th, the State Commissioner for Information, Tam George said the State was still reeling from “the catastrophic legacy of the former governor” despite receiving over three trillion naira in revenue in 8 years.

Charly Boy celebrates wife's birthday with a lovely message

Charly Boy celebrates his wife, Diane Oputa as she turns a year older today. In an open letter, Charly Boy wrote:
 My Dearest Diane,

Like joke like joke we both are getting older. Today is your birthday and once again I can't help but to celebrate you in the open, what I have always done for the past 37yrs of our married life. Celebrating our extraordinary life together. I hope that our togetherness over the years have taught some people about perseverance, tolerance, discipline and love.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

"If pregnant belly makes you uncomfortable you need Jesus" Says Uche Jombo as she shares photo of her baby bump

The actress and film maker took to social media to post a throwback photo from her pregnancy shoot with WOW magazine. The mother of one looked amazing as she cradled her baby bump. She captioned the photo: "#‎TBT‬ April 2015 ‪#‎37weekspregnant‬ ‪#‎pregnancyshoot‬ ‪#‎PhotoCredit‬: WOWmagazine ....FYI if pregnant belly makes you uncomfortable you need Jesus"

London to LA plane turns around as passengers & crew fall ill, then air is tested before paramedics are let on & luggage seized for checks

There was a strange occurrence on American Airlines Flight AA109 from London to Los Angeles. 6 cabin crew members and two passengers suddenly fell ill, forcing the plane to declare an emergency landing and return to London. When they landed at Heathrow, passengers said they were not told anything other than they should remain in their seats. An official from the London Fire service got onboard the plane to carry out tests on the air inside the cabin before passengers were allowed to disembark but their luggage was confiscated for analysis.

Caitlyn Jenner's show, I Am Cait' nominated for GLAAD Media Awards

The 66-year-old's E! reality show I Am Cait was nominated for a GLAAD Media Awards 2016 on Wednesday morning for "Outstanding Reality Program.". Other shows nominated in the same category as I Am Cait include TLC's I Am Jazz, Discovery Life's New Girls on the Block, Oxygen's The Prancing Elites Project and Fuse's Transcendent.

Outrage as white actor plays Michael Jackson in new TV Comedy

Joseph Fiennes, a British actor best known for his leading role in Shakespeare in Love, has been cast as Michael Jackson in a new half-hour TV comedy about an unconfirmed road trip the singer reportedly took with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

A rep for production company Sky Arts confirmed the news on Wednesday, adding that the project is titled Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon but many people are freaking out about Fiennes' casting because, he's white.

Diploma holder attempts to rape pregnant woman in broad daylight (Photo)

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a diploma holder, Samuel Onochie, for allegedly sexually assaulting a pregnant woman, Esther (pseudonym), in Jakande, in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state.
It was learnt that the woman, said to be eight-month-old pregnant, was passing through the area on Sunday at about 6am, when Onochie ambushed her.

Cossy Ojiakor shows off her massive assets

Cossy doing what she does at a pool party!

Expectant mum suffers womb rupture in Lagos police cell

An expectant mother, Mrs Tosin Taiwo, is battling to save her unborn baby after allegedly suffering a womb rupture following her collapse in police custody on Tuesday.
 
Mrs Taiwo who claimed to have bled for two days in police cell, said she was rushed to Randle General Hospital in Surulere, where it took doctors two hours to revive her.
She said she spent four days in detention at Surulere Police Station and was denied bail by the Investigating Police Officer (IPO). Mrs Louisa Njoku, who claimed to be acting on “orders from above”.

US Muslim man who plotted attack against a temple and Israelis arrested by the FBI

A Milwaukee man arrested on a charge of trying to buy machine guns to carry out an attack on a Masonic temple also wanted to travel to the Middle East and kill Israelis but abandoned that plan as unworkable, federal agents said in court documents.

Federal prosecutors charged 23-year-old Samy Mohamed Hamzeh on Tuesday with unlawfully possessing a machine gun and receiving and possessing firearms not registered to him.

Tyra Banks and boyfriend welcome their first child together

Supermodel Tyra Banks welcomed her first child with boyfriend, Norwegian photographer Erik Asla. Her son's name is York Banks Asla, via a surrogate. She posted the announcement on her Instagram page. She put a photo of baby's hat and wrote:
The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here. He's got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik's mouth and chin. As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone. York Banks Asla, welcome to the world.

Photos of a sexy 73yr old mum with 3 kids

Jane Pesch , a 73 year old pensioner with a free bus pass and widowed mum of three is adamant that her age isn’t a barrier to dressing like someone decades younger. To hell with that, is her opinion. “I suppose I should be wearing a comfortable cardigan and some flat, sensible shoes. But where would be the fun in that?” she says.

Sweden plans to expel up to 80,000 asylum-seekers

Sweden intends to expel up to 80,000 migrants who arrived in 2015 and whose application for asylum has been rejected, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said Wednesday.
"We are talking about 60,000 people but the number could climb to 80,000," the minister was quoted as saying by Swedish media, adding that the government had asked the police and authorities in charge of migrants to organise their expulsion.

Wife of pastor freed from Iran files legal separation,claims he abused her for years

The wife of an American pastor who was imprisoned for nearly four years in Iran filed court documents to legally separate from him the same day he returned home to Idaho - claiming that she has been abused for years.
 
Saeed Abedini, 35, was one of four Americans released in Iran under a negotiated prisoner exchange on January 16 after being sentenced by an Iranian court in 2013 to eight years in prison. The U.S. agreed to free seven Iranians as part of the exchange.

Photos: Governor Wike, family, friends and supporters celebrates his victory

Governor Wike, his wife, children and supporters all celebrated his victory at the apex court yesterday evening. More photos after the cut...

Remarks by former President Jonathan in Geneva, talks about his achievements while in office

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan today gave a press conference at the Geneva Press Club to a packed audience of diplomats, policy makers and journalists where he gave details of his post presidential focus and touched on some of the roles his administration played in key areas of the Nigerian and West Africa polity, with particular emphasis on Security and Education.
 
Below are extracts of his remarks and pictures from the event....

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Supreme Court upholds Governor Wike's election as Rivers state governor

The Supreme Court today Wednesday, January 27, upheld the election of Nyesom Wike as the duly elected governor of Rivers State.
Wike had approached the apex court after the Appeal Court upheld the decision of Rivers State Governorship Petitions Tribunal which nullified his election on October 24, 2015. APC candidate Dakuku Peterside had won the appeal court sitting challenging Wike's election as the Rivers State governor.

GTCrea8 Present Lord of the Ribs with Basketmouth 2016 UK Tour. (February 12th to 14th)

GTCrea8 Presents Lord of the Ribs with Basketmouth in Concert with Olamide; Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold: YBNL. The show will also be featuring notable comedians such as: Okey Bakassi; Buchi; Salvador; Funnybone; Acapella; Bowjoint and many more.

The concert which is powered by GTBank is a yearly initiative aimed at promoting African Arts & supporting the AfroCarribean Societies within UK universities. The event is for University Students, Nigerians & Africans living in diaspora; and also other Nationals who want to enjoy an evening of fun and entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere.

10 Dead as suicide bombers attack chibok community

No fewer than 10 people have been confirmed dead in a suicide attack in Chibok community in Borno state. Residents say 5 suicide bombers entered into the community this morning. Three of them successfully detonated the bomb on them while two others are still at large. More details later.

Graphic photo: Woman kills her 4-year-old daughter and dumps her body inside a well

A woman from Gboko, Benue State allegedly killed her 4-year-old daughter and dumped her body inside a water well. According to Idoma Voice, the gruesome murder happened at Tom-Anyiin Akaajime Gboko East. The suspect is currently on the run.

"Her name is Ene, Idoma by tribe, biological mum is from Tiv speaking part of the state," an eyewitness disclosed. The photo is graphic...see after the cut...

Remember the little boy pictured wearing a plastic bag with 'Leo Messi 10' written on it? He's been found!

The little boy pictured wearing a striped blue and white plastic bag with the football player's name and number written on it have been found, CNN reports.

His name is Murtaza Ahmadi, a five-year-old from Afghanistan. The boy's uncle, Azim Ahmadi, told CNN the image was taken by the young football fan's older brother, Hamayon.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Pics: ISIS releases video of Paris attackers executing & beheading prisoners before they headed to Europe

The video posted on jihadist websites titled "Kill wherever you find them" shows the Paris attackers - four Belgians, three French citizens and two Iraqis carrying out atrocities, including beheading and shooting ISIS hostages at camps in Syria and Iraq before they headed to Paris to carry out the attacks that left 130 people dead.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Toke Makinwa reveals why she doesn't block 'haters'

It's no news most celebrities block unfavorable comments and those who make them.Toke Makinwa is not one of such..She gave her reason below ..After the cut
When people ask me why I don't use the block button  #naughtyToks. It's not that serious #Ijoke let's have some fun

'Miracle' baby born with half a head stuns doctors(Photos)

A baby born with half a head stunned doctors by managing to survive 48 hours.
The little girl had shockingly protruding eyes and was missing the top of her head when she was born in India this week.

Savita Rani, 32, from Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, in northern India, gave birth to her “miracle baby” on Tuesday after a natural birth.

Neyo shows off his 'Big Head' says 'get used to it

Just like our very own Banky W did years back, Neyo is showing off his head  and has told fans to get used to it .He is done with the bowler hats ..... He wrote
GET USE TO THIS DUDE. 2016 is about SELF LOVE! I can't preach it hiding under my hat all the time. So let's break the ice. THIS IS MY BIG ASS HEAD!!  Leave your #BestBigHeadJoke in the comments. I'll repost the good ones. COME ON WIT IT!
Nice one!

Meet the 12-year-old Nigerian prodigy that could spark a bidding war between Nigeria and the US

12-year-old US-born striker, Lateef Omidiji Jr, currently plays for the Under-14 team of Netherlands second division side Dordrecht FC. However, he already has a place reserved for him in the Nigeria U15 side based on first hand scouting by its coach Danladi Nasidi.
 
Coach Nasidi traveled to the US to watch him play in 2014 and came out of the experience knowing he had something on his hands.

Graphic: Mum finds three tumours under birthmark on forehead after it burst during childbirth

A mum was in for a shock after doctors told her what lay beneath her birthmark which exploded during pregnancy.
Mum-of-five Sam Davies, had lived with the blemish on her forehead for all her life.
And despite being bullied about the mark by school mates who called her "the unicorn" she thought nothing more of it.
However, after the blemish burst, the 31-year-old discovered what three tumours underneath.

Donald Trump says he could shoot someone and still not lose voters

During a rally on Saturday in Iowa, Donald Trump said he wouldn't lose any support in the presidential race, even if he shot someone...
"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose any voters, OK?" - Donald Trump.
Donald Trump's comment came during a campaign rally Saturday at Dordt College in northwest Iowa. The 1,500-seat theater completely filled with hundreds more watching the speech from an overflow room.

Woman claims £33m lotto ticket was destroyed in the wash, presents tattered paper

As the hunt in the UK for the owner of the unclaimed £33million Lotto jackpot intensified, a woman has reportedly come forward claiming to have the winning ticket.
But, she claims, there is just one small problem - it has been through the washing machine.
According to The Times, the blonde-haired woman presented the tattered bit of paper to a newsagent in Worcester on Friday.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Graphic photos of the Nigerian who died in police custody in South Africa

A Nigerian man who is alleged to have swallowed hard drugs while being chased by South African police, died in the Kempton Police station where he was taken to after he was arrested today. Many Nigerians residing in South Africa staged a protest in front of the police station today to demand justice. They believe that he was tortured to death.