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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Photos: Teacher Dad Slaughters His Three Young Sons & Wife In Frenzied Knife Attack

This is the family at the centre of what police suspect to be bloody murder-suicide.

Alan Hawe is believed to have slaughtered his wife and three young children before turning the knife on himself.

Police found a man in his 40s, his wife, who was in her 30s, and their three sons, aged 13, 11, and six, at the County Cavan home.

Gardai believe teacher Alan Hawe, from Barconny, in Ballyjamesduff, stabbed his wife first before knifing his three boys at the family home this morning.

Local man Mr Hawe, who is well known in the area, is believed to have turned the knife on himself after killing his partner and three boys.

Heartbreaking images emerged this evening as several coffins were removed from the house and placed into a waiting convoy of hearses.

A source said: “Alan Hawe was well known in the area and was well respected because of his work in the school and also in GAA circles.”

In a press briefing at Ballyjamesduff Garda Station, Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll said two of the deceased were found in a downstairs room and three were found upstairs.

A Garda spokesman said: "The Garda investigation is ongoing but at this stage we are not looking for anyone else in relation to the deaths."

At a press conference, Assistant Commissioner O'Driscoll added "We believe all the answers are in that house.

"We are working along very definite lines of inquiry.

"One person in that house may have been responsible for the death of the others."

Photo: Police Nab Herdsman With AK47 Rifle, Ammunition In Enugu

A 20-year-old herdsman, Ibrahim Adamumale, has been arrested by the Police in Enugu for allegedly being in possession of an AK47 rifle.

The suspect, who claimed to have hailed from Nasarawa State, was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition.

The Spokesman of Enugu State Police Commandeered, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the arrest on Tuesday in Enugu.

Amaraizu said that the suspect, who revealed that he lives at Hausa quarters in 9th-mile area and had some cows at Affa-Udi bush, was arrested on Sunday.

“The suspect was nabbed by the combine efforts of the police and the members of the public from Affa-Udi community acting on a tip off.

“The suspect before he was nabbed had expended about six shots on the air to evade being nabbed.

“Before now, the police and members of the public have gathered information about the suspect’s antecedents in relation to bearing of sophisticated weapon within Affa-Udi axis in Udi council area and its environs,’’ he said.

Amaraizu said that the suspect was already helping the police in their investigation to determine how he came about the rifle.

He said that the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, had expressed delight at the effort of his men and the community that led to the arrest of the suspect.

“The Commissioner has reassured that under his watch, he will continue to partner relevant stakeholders and sister security agencies for a safe, secure and peaceful Enugu State.’’

Photos: BBOG Group Sit On The Floor As Police Deny Them Access To Aso Rock

The Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, group, on Tuesday marched to the Aso Villa, lending a voice to the continuous clamor for the release of the abducted Chibok girls.

The group, led by Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education and leader of the BBOG, were denied access by a battalion of policemen at the entrance.

Security operatives barricaded the entrance, stopping the group from gaining access into Aso Rock.

They consequently resorted to sitting on the floor under the scorching sun with their lips sealed.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In Lagos Today

Mark Zuckerberg, creator and CEO of Facebook, has just arrived in Nigeria

Zuckerberg was just photographed meeting the Pope, with wife Priscilla Chan, where they talked about how much they admired his message and discussed the importance of connecting people, especially in parts of the world that don’t have internet access.

He is now in Nigeria, on his first visit to a country in Africa. He has come to Nigeria to to learn and take ideas on how Facebook can help the development and entrepreneurship of Africa with better support tech. His first stop on this visit has been to Co-Creation Hub (CCHub).

Idol Worshippers Attack Priest In Anambra State

A Priest at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Ugbenu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Rev. Father Fidelis Ifeanyichukwu Ugozo, was yesterday attacked at Obubo village located in Ugbenu by irate youths suspected to be idol worshippers from the area.

The priest was attacked and beaten to a pulp by the irate youths who tore his humeral veil to shreds and stabbed him and other Christians who also sustained various degrees of injuries while performing their monthly Rosary procession.

According to an eye witness report, the priest was carrying the ‘Blessed Sacrament’ in procession going round some villages in the community when they were stopped by one Mr. Gabriel Ikegbunam who is now at large.

Rooney Confirms 2018 World Cup Will Be His Last Tournament With England

Wayne Rooney has confirmed the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be his last with England.

Speaking at a news conference ahead of the opening World Cup qualifier with Slovakia on Sunday Rooney confirmed he plans to call it a day in two years' time.

"Realistically I know myself that Russia will be my last opportunity to do anything with England. Hopefully I can end my time with England on a high.

"I said before the Euros I enjoyed playing in this team, and that's the case still. There were some questions about whether I should stop playing, but I am looking forward to getting back on the pitch.

"I made my mind up before the Euros, whether we did well or not, that I was going to continue. I've had nothing to think about since then." He added: "My mind is made up... Russia will be my last tournament."

Naming Dog Buhari Has Nothing To Do With The President- Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dissociated from the case involving a man who named his pet dog ‘Buhari’ by the Lagos Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Police

The police, in a statement dated August 29 and signed by the zonal Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the ‘Buhari’ in question was not President Buhari .

According to the police, a son to the Alhaji Buhari had reported the case to the police claiming that the arrested Igbo man was referring to his father. Continue....

Photos Of Seyilaw As A Woman

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Wedding Update? Funke Akindele Addresses ‘Haters’

We guess she is talking about those that criticized her recent wedding. Well…. Well said.

Have You Seen The Photo Of Kunbi Oyelesi & Her 26 Bridesmaids?

Just wow! But this is what happens when a designer weds. Her husband must be proud!

We Won't Probe Sanusi, Soludo Over Their Tenures As CBN Governors - Presidency

The Presidency on Monday refuted social media reports that the tenures of Lamido Sanusi and Charles Soludo, as Central Bank Governors, would soon be probed by the Federal Government.

The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

The reports further alleged that Messrs. Sanusi and Soludo had been put on “the watch list of the government for some alleged anomalies that occurred during their tenures as head of the Nigeria’s apex bank’’.

The two former CBN governors recently warned the Buhari administration about its handling of the economy.

Mother Shoves Crucifix Down Daughter's Throat Because She Thought She Was Possessed

A woman has killed her daughter by shoving a crucifix down her throat because she thought her daughter was possessed, police say.

Juanita Gomez, 50, allegedly shoved the crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter Geneva's throat and confessed to police who had come to her Oklahoma City home Saturday afternoon on a welfare check.

Gomez reportedly told cops she began suspecting her daughter was 'possessed by the devil' the day before, and police noted that the mother had bruises and swelling on her hands and arms.

The mother said that she pushed the religious medallion down her 33-year-old daughter's throat until she saw blood come out.

Oprah Winfrey Shows Off Slimmer Frame In LBD

Oprah Winfrey showcased her shrinking 5ft7in figure on the red carpet of the Queen Sugar premiere in Burbank yesterday.

It's unknown precisely how many pounds the 63-year-old media mogul has shed since buying $45M shares of Weight Watchers last October, but she did admit to dropping 26lbs back on January 26.

The OWN CEO - sporting glasses and a sleek ponytail looked healthy and slim in a shoulder-baring LBD and peep-toe pumps selected by her stylist Kelly Hurliman.

Rihanna & Drake Head Out For Romantic Dinner

Drake professed his love for Rihanna at the MTV VMAs the previous night. And though they have remained mum on whether or not they are official, it certainly looked like they were getting on well on their latest outing together.

The 28-year-old singer and 29-year-old rapper were spotted after an intimate dinner date at Nobu in New York City yesterday night but they carefully avoid walking together.

Obama To Discuss Human Rights Issues As He Meets Philippines President

Human rights concerns will be on the agenda when US President Barack Obama meets controversial Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte for the first time next week.

The two leaders will talk on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Laos, starting on September 6. It will be their first meeting since Duterte took power in June.

"We absolutely expect (President Obama) will raise concerns about some of the recent statements from the president of the Philippines," White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told media when asked whether Duterte's controversial remarks about vigilante killings, journalists and women would be on the agenda.

Hunger Looming In The Country Due To Killing Of Farmers..

Persistent killing of rural farmers will lead to hunger in the country, the northern chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) said on Monday.

Yakubu Pam, its chairman, said this in Jos on Monday during an interview with NAN on the sidelines of a regional delegates’ conference of the association.

“Farmers are killed on the fields and this has forced them to abandon the farms; hunger is imminent in the country if nothing is done about this,” he said.

Landgrabber Bags 3 Months Imprisonment For Beating Up Site Worker

Ambode had warned them. A land grabber, popularly called Omo Onile, has bagged three months in prison for beating up a site worker for refusing to give him money.

It was gathered that Lekan Adetona, 37, connived with others still at large to severely beat up the site worker when he refused to give them money.

The incident happened at a building site on Anobi Street, Alapere, Ketu. The incident was reported by the complainant on the same day.

The complainant, a welder, had on that day went to meet some of his friends at a site on Anobi Street, where they were to carry out some construction work.

Teacher Found In Bed With 17-Year Old Student, Charged

A teacher has been found in bed with one of her pupils on prom night, by another student. Isabelle Graham is accused of sleeping with a 17-year-old pupil in a city centre Travelodge.

She faces being kicked out of the profession.

The hearing in Edinburgh was shown a photograph of the room which apparently showed Mrs Graham in bed and the pupil near the doorMrs Graham denies the charges and claims to have no recollection of events after 10.30pm, having drunk four glass of wine.

Children Under 15 Into Illicit Drugs In Gombe – NDLEA

The Gombe State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency has expressed concern over the use of illicit drugs among children under 15 years.

The state commander of the agency, Aliyu Adole, who spoke on Monday, said the trend was “worsening every day.” He said, “They (children) use syringe and needles to inject illicit substance to their veins.

“The substances embolden them to carry out all sorts of vices, unprotected sex inclusive,” he said, adding that the command had arrested many children while in the act.

“We took some of the children to Gombe State Agency for the Control of AIDS and some of them tested positive to the virus.”

Kwara Uncovers 1,071 Illegal Employees As State Says It Loses N400m Monthly To Them

One thousand and seventy one illegal workers have been uncovered in the employment sector of the Kwara State government, it was learnt yesterday.

The government said it lost N400 million monthly to the illegal workers in the last few months.

Alhaji Musa Yeketi, the Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development disclosed this at the book launch of the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Shehu AbdulGafar.

Yeketi attributed the incident to dishonesty among civil servants, adding that appropriate actions were being taken against those culpable.

No More Attacks, Niger Delta Avengers Tell Buhari

The militants whose attacks have caused a huge dip in Nigeria’s oil exports, forcing the economy into a big crisis, said last night that they were done with the hostilities.

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) broke the news in a letter posted on its website by its spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari. It also spoke of the need for regular dialogue to take place for the Nigerian union to survive.

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina welcomed the cessation of hostilities by the Avengers as “a good development which is in the interest of the country and especially the Niger Delta people.” He said “anything that portends peace is always good,” adding that “we hope that it cuts across board and it is sincere.”

My Police Friend Led The Team That Killed My Son – Father

The father of Innocent Kokorifa, who was allegedly killed by a police team in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has demanded justice for his son.

Mr. Daniel Kokorifa, an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Rivers State Sector Command, said his son was murdered by a team led by his friend.

He spoke on Monday when some human rights activists, led by a former Secretary, Civil Liberties Organisation, Mr. Alagoa Morris, paid a condolence visit to his home in the Okaka area of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

Innocent, who was first of five children, was allegedly shot dead by the police anti-kidnapping team on Air Force Road in Yenagoa on August 18, 2016.

2-Year-Old Melts Hearts Of Thousands With Back To School Photo

A two-year-old girl who could not wait to go back to pre-school after summer vacation has melted the hearts of thousands online.

Zoe Brock, from Houston, Texas, looked raring to go as she posed in her Christian academy uniform for a photo outside her 14-year-old brother Sam's high school.

Her mother Sharvonne Broussard, 36, sent the picture of Zoe to her niece Alexis who shared it on Twitter where she has inspired tens of thousands with her enthusiasm.

The picture of Zoe, who started Triumph Christian Academy last year after her second birthday, was taken on Monday. Since then it has been liked by 67,000 Twitter users and shared by 32,000.

Actor Gene Wilder Dies At 83

Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder has died aged 83, his family announced. The Oscar-nominated actor died at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, on Sunday following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, his nephew said.

The American starred in hits Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein and was handed an Academy Award nomination for the latter.

He was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor in 1968 film The Producers.

Please Pay Siasia His Salary, Dalung Orders NFF

Youth and Sports Minister Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged the Nigeria Football Federation to pay the U-23 National team’s Coach Samson Siasia.

The Minister gave the charge when Siasia paid him a visit yesterday in his office in Abuja. Siasia had visited with his wife Eunice to officially inform him that his contract with the NFF has ended.

Barrister Dalung directed the Secretary-General Dr Mohammed Sanusi who was also present to ensure that Siasia gets the arrears of his five month’s salaries.

“Please pay him his five months’ salaries. They said he has resigned but he just said that his contract expired after the Olympics. His contract expired but you are owing him 5 months’ salaries and you have gone to employ a foreign coach and will pay him in dollars. It means you don’t like yourselves and nobody will sympathize with you. Please spare me the stress of talking about this salary issue or going to war with you on it. Please pay him and other coaches their outstanding salaries” Dalung said.