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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player In Europe Award

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Europe's Best Player for the second time after beating Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann to the 2015-16 honour.

Ronaldo's heroics for Euro 2016 winners Portugal and Champions League victors Real Madrid last term earned him the prize announced in Monaco.

The presentation was made after Real were drawn in the Champions League's Group F for this season with Legia Warsaw, Borussia Dortmund and Sporting Lisbon on Thursday night.

Ronaldo had already seen off competition from rival Lionel Messi in the previous stage of voting, which decided the final three shortlist.

He and the Argentinean are now the only two players to have won the prize twice.

Photos: Woman Caged 4-Year Old For 5 Months Because She Thinks She's HIV + And Possessed

A 42 year-old woman, Mrs. Mary Matthew, has been paraded by the Ondo State Police command for allegedly maltreating her late younger sister’s daughter, Miss Precious Michael, Five years.
Mary who is a mother of six children, was accused of chaining and caging the little Precious in a kiosk for five months for allegedly being possessed and suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Mary, an indigene of Enugu State but a resident of Imafo in Akure North local government was said to have traveled to their home town around last year December, when she was informed about the death of her younger sister and returned to her base with Precious.

It was learnt that Precious was caged, when Mary and her husband accused her of being spiritually possessed and also suffering from HIV.

The five year-old girl was always fed, defecated and urinated in the cage for five months before she was rescued last month by the police.

When she was rescued by the police, her condition became pathetic, forcing an Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP) officer in charge of Special Children Centre at Akure “A” Division, Mrs. Olayemi Ojumu to donate her blood when the medical team demanded for blood transfusion.

But, Mary, who denied ever caging the little girl said she was always locking her in a shop when going to farm, saying, when she returned, she would remove her from the shop.

Mary said she took to locking her up when she observed few months after she brought her from Enugu that one of her legs was swollen.

She said “Immediately, I called my mother in Enugu that Precious’ leg was swollen up and she said that she must have contacted HIV, which she said was what killed her late mother.

“I became perplexed and in the cause of preventing her from spreading to my other six children, I always put her in a shop when going to a farm and when I returned, I always remove her from that place, God is my witnessed.

Precious accused her aunt of chaining her two legs and hands and also flogging her before putting her in a cage. She also said that sometime, she would not be fed by her foster parents.

The Police Commissioner, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison said the police came to the kid’s rescue when their neigbours hinted his officers on the girl’s situation.

Ibifuro-Harrison said the aunt also accused Precious of being possessed, adding that only medical personnel can confirm if the little girl was HIV positive or not.

The commissioner said when she saw the kid in her terrible state, she could not controlled her emotion. She, however, commended her officers, particularly the one who donated her blood for the survival of the girl.

The police assured that the suspect and others who are have been apprehended in connection with the case would be charged to court soon.

source: Daily Post

Photos From Designer Olakunbi Oyelese's Engagement Ceremony

Olakunbi Oyelesi of April by Kunbi and Lanre Tomori held their traditional engagement ceremony in Ibadan today. Here are the first photos from the ceremony...

Graphic Photo: Seminarian Killed After Attack By Fulani Herdsmen In Enugu

The sleepy community of Ndiagu, Attakwu, Akegbe-Ugwu in Nkanu-West Local Government Area of Enugu State, was early Thursday morning, thrown into mourning following the invasion by over 50 Fulani Herdsmen armed with machetes, who slaughtered a Catholic Seminarian, Lazarus Nwafor.

Four members of the Ogbodo Nwarum family, where Nwafor, the Seminarian, who finished his apostolic work at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ndiagu ,Attakwu, last Tuesday, was a tenant, sustained severe machete cuts from the rampaging Fulani herdsmen who slit the stomach of a six months pregnant Mrs. Nwarum in the operation that started at about 2.15AM

Mum Claims She’s Been Pregnant For 15 Months & Can Feel It Kicking But Doctors Disagree

A mum-of-nine believes she has been pregnant for 15 months and even says she has heard the baby’s heartbeat.

Linda Reeves claims she can feel the ‘baby’ kicking and squirming – but medics say she has just overeaten.

The 50-year-old has been sent for five scans over the past year but they have shown that nothing is growing in her womb.

Town councillor Linda is now convinced her ‘baby’ is an abdominal pregnancy, which is when the child grows outside the womb.

11-Year-Old Boy Sentenced For Raping His Younger Sister Twice

An Eleven-year-old boy who sexually assaulted his nine-year-old sister is believed to be Britain’s youngest ever rapist. The lad, now 12, was sentenced today after being convicted of raping of his sibling on February 26 and March 8 this year. The attacks were not described in detail but the court said he ejaculated on at least one occasion and that it was an “aggravating factor”.

The boy, who is from Plymouth in Devon but now lives in Cornwall, was found with images on his mobile phone following the assaults.

He was sentenced at Bodmin Magistrates’ Court today to a 12-month intensive referral order and was put on the sex offenders’ register for two–and-a-half years.

Halima Abubakar Shares Throwback Photos

The Nollywood actress shared these throwback photos of her 16years ago on Instagram. She says she's not scared of trolls who will accuse her of bleaching and she's so confident in herself. Lol

Photo: Police Parade Two Suspected Street Light Vandals

The Abia state Commissioner of Police (CP), Leye Oyebade has warned criminals operating in the state to relocate from the state as the command under his leadership has strategized to flush them out from the state.

Speaking in Umuahia, while parading two suspects, who were arrested for vandalizing and stealing of solar energy batteries that are used to power street lights at Ndoki in Ukwa East council area, Oyebade said that it is time for criminals to leave the state.

Oyebade said that the men being paraded are economic saboteurs of the state and the country, stressing that they are in the same category with those who specialises in vandalizing oil pipe lines across the country.

Surgery Addicts Vow To Live Together As Real Life Barbie & Ken

Surgery addicts Pixee Fox and Justin Jedlica have vowed to live together as the real life Ken and Barbie. Model Pixee has had 17 ops, including removing six ribs, four boob jobs and lipo all paid for by savings and male fans - and has shunned relationships in favour of more extreme plastic surgery.

Justin who has had more than 340 cosmetic procedures including five rhinoplasties and shoulder, back, cheek, bicep and bum implants has split with his husband of three years

Now the pair who have spent a combined £380,000 on procedures have given up on romance to share life as living dolls.

Desmond Tutu Hospitalized, May Spend Two Weeks

Archbishop Desmond Tutu admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital yesterday "for treatment to a recurring infection," according to a statement from his family.

The 84-year-old archbishop will remain in the hospital for one or two weeks, according to the statement for his family. They noted that Tutu went through a similar treatment last year.

He also underwent hospital tests for a persistent infection in 2013. A year later, he canceled travel plans because of a long-running battle with prostate cancer.

Man Who Named Dog Buhari Meets Bail Conditions

Joachim Iroko, a 41 year-old trader charged in Ogun State for allegedly naming and inscribing ‘Buhari’ on his pet dog, has been released from prison after meeting his bail conditions.

Iroko was arraigned for 'intention to cause breach of public peace'. He was arraigned before Bolaji Ojikutu of Sango-Otta Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning and was subsequently granted a N50,000 bail.

Iroko however met his bail conditions yesterday after receiving about N90,000 through fundraising appeal coordinated by a human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong. He was released around noon today.

Cops Rescue Baby Covered In Vomit From His Drunk Mother

A baby discovered covered in vomit in the backseat of an DUI driver's vehicle was given a good wash and some TLC at a West Virginia Police station on Tuesday night.

The one-year-old boy was a complete mess when he was found in the back of his mother's car.

After she was arrested, her son was taken away by cops and given a bath in the sink of the kitchen at the police HQ.

He was then wrapped in a towel, and then cradled until Child Protective Service officials arrived.

Reason Why JLO Dumped Casper Smart Revealed

The Singer recently split from her boyfriend of five years after their relationship was said to have come to a 'natural end'. But it has now been reported that Jennifer Lopez, 47, broke up with Casper Smart, 29, after he refused to attend a charity event with her in The Hamptons on Saturday night.

TMZ reports that the pop star had told her beau that the benefit was important to her, but instead he headed off to watch the Conor McGregor/Nate Diaz fight in Las Vegas.

The backup dancer was snapped spending some time with Kanye West and UFC announcer, Bruce Buffer, whilst JLo sizzled in a plunging black gown at the Ron Perelman's Hamptons fundraiser benefiting the Apollo Theater.

Whilst the singer seemed in good spirit that evening, it's reported that she had decided to call it quit with him. Sources told the site that Casper was unaware that failing to make an appearance would cause them to split and was telling people he planned on meeting Jennifer the next day.

Graphic Photos: Bodies Of Drowning World Bank Contractor’s Son, Others Pulled From Ekiti River

Rescue teams have recovered the bodies of four persons, including a man believed to be the son of a World Bank contractor who went down in Egbe River in Egbe community of Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

The four drowning victims who did not survive the incident were said to be workers on a World Bank assessment mission to the river and had gone down the river after commencing work on Tuesday night.

Sources said the four of the occupants of the boat, who didn’t wear life jackets died while three others survived.

LASU Warns 84 Students Over Indecent Dressing

The Lagos State University authority has issued 84 students warning letters for indecent dressing and also disqualified a student who was among the candidates who were to contest in the forthcoming student union election.

According to the breakdown analysis, eight among the culprits are final year students. 43 are in 100L, 20 in 200L while others are 300L students.

In the list showed that 24 students are in faculty of Management Science, 18 from faculty of sciences, faculty of Education and Social Sciences were recorded as 11 students each and the faculty of communication has 4 students.

The Students Affair Department (DSA) gave the letters to the students for going against the dress code of the institution.

Rapper Illbliss Quits Music

Aww Illbliss is gone! He is out of the game and says he is about to open another chapter of his life. He will be missed tho!

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Attack Enugu Community, Many Feared Dead

Suspected Fulani herdsmen this morning attacked Enugu Atakwu community, in Nkanu West Local Government Area. Several people were killed including ‎a seminarian of the Catholic Church.

According to Daily Post, the herdsmen, who were armed to ‘teeth’ invaded and started shooting and maiming anybody in sight.

One of the victims, a seminarian is said to have just returned from his apostolic work when he met his untimely death.

A community source said “they just came early this morning and started killing people. There is confusion everywhere now; people are running helter-skelter.”

Domino's Planning Drone Pizza Delivery Service In New Zealand

Domino’s Pizza is planning to become the world’s first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service after conducting a trial run in New Zealand.

The pizzamaker carried out a demonstration delivery by drone in Auckland today, and afterwards said it aimed to launch a regular service in late 2016.

Amazon and Google are among companies looking to make deliveries by drone, and aviation authorities in the US, the UK, Australia and New Zealand have been relaxing rules for this purpose.

Last month, US convenience store chain 7-Eleven trialled the first single commercial drone delivery of coffee, doughnuts and a chicken sandwich.

Governor Wike & Wife Once Again Kiss Openly

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and wife once again stunned crowd at the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) last night,  at the Government House in Port Harcourt as they kissed. This is not the first time the lovebirds and parents will show each other affection openly. We must be used to them by now.

Johnny Depp Sends Divorce Cheques Straight To Amber Heard's Chosen Charities

Johnny Depp has sent the first installment of Amber Heard's $7million divorce settlement straight to her chosen charities. According to TMZ, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles have both received cheques from the Pirates of the Caribbean actor.

They are the first in a number of installments that will eventually total $3.5million to each charity.

Last week actress Amber said the huge sum "played no role" in her split from the star.

14-Year Old Boy Shoots Grandma Dead Because He Didn't Want To Go To School

A 14-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been accused of fatally shooting his grandmother because he didn't want to go to school.

Hunter R. Reeser, of Harborcreek Township, is being charged as an adult with first-degree murder.

Authorities say he shot 60-year-old Sandra Orton with a .22-caliber rifle on Tuesday. He then called her husband and claimed he found her wounded.

But he later called 911 and confessed to killing her, police said.

Late Prince's Mansion Set To Open For Public Tours

The mansion where pop star, Prince died will open to the public this year. Paisley Park, the late singer's home in Minneapolis, will be turned into a museum with fans able to take tours around the 65,000 sq ft complex from October 6.

Followers will get the chance to wander through the main floor of the sprawling estate, including the studios where Prince recorded and produced some of his biggest hits, and his concert wardrobe.

The tours will be organised by the same company which runs visits to Elvis Presley's Graceland.

Graphic Photos: Two Imo Polytechnic Students Die In Fire Outbreak

Two students of Imo State Polytechnic have died. They lost their lives yesterday following a serious fire outbreak at their lodge at Umuagwo in Owerri, Imo State. Their remains have been deposited at the morgue. May their souls rest in Peace.

Bovi Gives Freeze The Ultimate Shade

Chai! The comedian posted this on his Instagram handle and we all know what he means and who he's referring to. Meanwhile Freeze IG account is now private. Why?

Calabar Man Dies After Winning N2m From Sports Betting Company

A man in calabar who was simply known as Orok has died after trying to celebrate his N2m win from a popular betting company in Nigeria. Orok had won N2m from the betting company and decided to celebrate with his friends at a drinking joint. Reports however says one of his friends poisoned him which made him started vomiting blood till he died. The said man has since been buried.