Friday, April 28, 2017

Late Audu's Son Finally Reveals What Killed Him

Almost two years since the demise of his father, eldest son of late Abubakar Audu, a former Governor of Kogi State and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 21, 2015, governorship election in the state, Mohammed Audu, has sensationally revealed that his father died of peptic ulcer. Enjoy part of his interview with The Sun below...

Prior to your father’s death, not much was heard about you. You shot into limelight at that time. Looking back, how would you describe that period?

I must tell you that was probably the most trying time of my life. As you said rightfully, I was not in the limelight at the time. I was a private business man and I was doing my things quietly. I was not even involved in politics. Naturally, my father was the head of the family. He shouldered the whole responsibilities.

Brother Of Ex-Miss England Stands A Chance Of Being Crowned Mr England

The brother of stunning Miss England 2013 is hoping to follow in her footsteps and be crowned Mr England later this year.

Jack Heslewood, 25, of Bishop's Stortford, Herts, was crowned Mr Hertfordshire last weekend and now hopes to win the overall competition at the final of Mr England on July 14.

The digital media boss, who has a degree in aerospace engineering, said he was hoping to join his sister Kirsty in winning the national completion which she won in 2013 when she was crowned Miss England.

Kirsty, 28, went on to compete in the Miss World pageant in 2013 and came in sixth place in the finals, which was won by Megan Young, of the Philippines - and is now a model .

Pippa Middleton Goes On Pre-Wedding Workout

In just over three weeks time we will see Pippa Middleton make her way down the aisle at her wedding to financier James Matthews.

And like any bride-to-be Pippa, 33, is hoping to look her best by packing in as much pre-wedding exercise as possible.

The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted showing off her shapely legs in her workout gear during a trip to the gym yesterday,

Ghen! Ghen!! Ahmed Musa & Wife-To-Be Release Pre-Wedding Photo

Wehdone sir! Recall that police were recently called to Ahmed Musa's London home when he had a clash with his wife, and the Super Eagles player and Leicester City star made headlines in the International media as well as local news outlets across the world. Sources had claimed the couple almost 'screamed' their house down over Musa taking a second wife, a move that was outrightly rejected by his wife, Jamila.

Sources have also claimed Jamila has returned back to Nigeria, leaving Musa back there. Now Musa is now flaunting his wife-to-be, Ejue Juliet Adeh and their marriage will take place in few months time.

Adamawa Speaker Beats Up Police Sergeant Attached To Him

The Speaker of Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa has beaten the hell out of a police Sergeant attached to him for complaining over nonpayment of duty and food allowance, Leadership Newspaper claims.

They claim, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Othman Abubakar, confirmed the development to newsmen in Yola on Thursday.

He said that the Area Commander in charge of Yola Area Command was handling the matter,saying he had no details yet over the incident.

An eye witness who pleaded anonymity however said the sergeant, who was among the policemen attached to the speaker, complained over nonpayment of duty and food allowance.

Kim Kardashian Loses 100,000 Followers As Fans Declare Her FAKE

She is the fifth most popular celebrity on Instagram with almost 100 million followers, just behind Ariana Grande, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez.

But unairbrushed pictures of Kim Kardashian in her bikini may cost the social media queen her mighty online presence as 100,000 fans have unfollowed her on the picture-sharing site.

Many claim that the unflattering paparazzi snaps are proof that Kim, 36, has been Photoshopping her Instagram images for years.

Police Called To Reports Of A Cat Up A Tree... Armed With A RIFLE

An armed suspect toting an 'assault rifle' was feline lucky when they escaped being shot by police by a whisker. A worried member of the public alerted police to a cat sitting in a tree nestling a RIFLE in its paws.

Officers in Newport, Oregon, reacted in style when they realised the picture they had been sent of the gangster kitty was simply an optical illusion.

The cat's position, the colours, and the shape of the branch all conspired to make it look it was toting a weapon.

Rita Ora Flashes Nipples In Sheer Vest

She stepped out in New York City accompanied by a burly minder. And the singer, 26, made a rather bold decision to go braless while preparing for an edgy photoshoot.

With her breasts virtually exposed beneath a thin black vest, Rita was hard to miss as she made her way towards a waiting car.

Adding to an already distinctive look with high-slung PVC trousers and black leather ankle boots, Rita pulled out all the stops during her latest appearance in the city.

Savage Moment Huge Crocodile Swallows Unsuspecting Gazelle In ONE BITE

This is the gruesome moment a huge crocodile devoured a gazelle with one savage bite. The giant croc launched an attack on the unsuspecting gazelle and as these brutal pictures show - he made easy work of finishing his meal.

Snapper, Clifford Knight, captured the epic moment on camera during a trip to Kenya. The photographer said:

"I noticed a small family of three Thompson's gazelles on the bank. They nervously came down to drink, when one of the females suddenly decided she wanted to cross and boldly led the way. As she got into the deeper water she realised a huge crocodile was powering through the water towards her.

Teen With History Of Gun Shoots Dead His Sister On HIS 17th Birthday

A Florida teen with a history of gun violence shot his 13-year-old sister in the back of the head moments after she hugged him on his 17th birthday, police say.

Martaevious Santiago pointed a loaded semi-automatic handgun at his sister Tedra King as she turned away after a hug in the kitchen of the family's Florida City home, Miami-Dade police said. Then he pulled the trigger.

Santiago's family and friends have called the killing a freak accident.

'He said, "Daddy, I'm sorry. It was an accident. I'm sorry, Dad," his stepfather, Vernon Williams, told WSVN 7 News, adding: 'I can't fault anyone for this here. It happened.'

Court Freezes Accounts Of NDDC Boss

Federal High Court in Uyo presided over by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu has granted an order freezing all bank accounts belonging to the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Nsima Ekere.

The order was granted following a case brought before the court by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON over Mr Ekere’s alleged failure to honour and redeem a N27 million debt owed the defunct Oceanic Bank, now Ecobank Plc.

According to the court document obtained by NAN on Thursday, the NDDC boss who is a former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State, had allegedly defaulted in the repayment of a N27 million loan that the defunct Oceanic Bank, now Ecobank Plc, had given him.

When JLO Dazzled In TWO Revealing Outfits For Billboard Latin Music Awards

Jennifer Lopez dared to bare Thursday in two revealing dresses at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Florida.

The 47-year-old singer put her stunning figure on display in the long black dress that featured a plunging neckline and cut-out panels along her ribs and hips for the first number of the night.

J-Lo revealed even more legs with a high thigh slit as she arrived at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida for the awards ceremony.

Those Found Culpable In Queens College Students’ Death’ll Be Prosecuted — Saraki

 President, Bukola Saraki, Saraki, has vowed to ensure that those found culpable in the death of three students of Queens College, Lagos, are prosecuted, describing the development as unfortunate.

He also identified national dialogue as the only means through which solutions to the country’s education problems could be found. Saraki spoke when the Advocacy Group of Queens College Old Girls’ Association, led by its National President, Dr. Frances Funmi Ajose, submitted a petition concerning the state of developments in the school to him at the National Assembly, assured that the Senate would give its total support in unravelling the circumstances that led to the death of the students and the school’s deplorable condition.

He said: “In every civilised society, it is very shameful that young girls could lose their lives in this kind of manner. Let me on behalf of the Senate, express our condolences to the family and management of the school.

Just Incase You Want Your Soul Lifted This Morning

The lyrics of the song are so powerful and touching and they will draw you closer to God. Just incase you want your spirit lifted up this early morning  just like mine, then put this song on replay and sing. SING and  touch the throne of God and He will look down and smile at you. The song just brings me close to tears, about how powerful God is. Agbanilagbatan, Awonilawotan, oh what a mighty God. Atorise, Atofarati. What a Mighty God we serve.

Incase you want to say Ladun no data to watch this, don't worry I will still make it easy for you to join us, find the lyrics below. God bless us all.

Poverty, Unemployment, Getting Worse, Says Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is currently at a crossroads as poverty, unemployment, inflation, infant mortality and other social vices are on the increase.

He, therefore, called on Nigerians to unite in the demand for true federalism.

Atiku said this while delivering his speech at the formal public presentation of the Daily Stream newspaper in Abuja on Thursday.

He said, “A huge pall of pessimism hangs over a section of the citizenry, and the ranks of those who harbour real doubt about the future of the country swell by the day.

Delta Politician Dies In Police Custody

A prominent politician and former Director-General of the state Direct Labour Agency, Chief Lucky Ayomanor, has died while in the custody of the police in Sapele.

The Punch learnt that Chief Ayomanor reportedly slumped and died at the hands of police operatives after he was allegedly beaten and maltreated over an allegation of being in possession of a loaded firearm on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the late politician was arrested at 9pm around the popular Gana area of Sapele while driving to pay his elder brother a visit at his home.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Second Terror Attack In Westminister As Armed Police Pin Man With A Rucksack

Armed police have tackled a suspected terrorist 'with a rucksack full of knives' near Parliament Square today, five weeks after the Westminster terror attack killed five people.

A bundle of gruesome-looking knives were seen on the floor after a team of officers swooped and arrested a bearded man dressed all in black shortly before 2:30pm.

The man, who was wearing a tracksuit and trainers, was pinned against the wall of the Treasury, just yards from Downing Street after he was bundled to the ground as he crossed Whitehall.

Why I Am Rarely Seen In Public - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that despite insinuations about his alleged poor health, there is no need for apprehension over recovery.

Mr. Buhari spoke Thursday evening through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba, explaining why he had been out of public glare for a while.

The statement said, “President Buhari’s absence at the Federal Executive Council meeting of Wednesday, April 26, was a last minute decision; otherwise, the cabinet and the public might have been alerted in advance. As eager as he is to be up and about, the President’s doctors have advised on his taking things slowly, as he fully recovers from the long period of treatment in the United Kingdom some weeks ago.

Trailer Crushes Okada Rider To Death In Lagos

A trailer has crushed an okada rider to death at Isolo. The tragedy occurred at about 9:19 a.m on Thursday at Daleko Bridge, inward Isolo, Lagos emergency agency has said.

General Manager, Lagos Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu said the agency received a distress call at about 9.19 am concerning an accident at Daleko Bridge inward Isolo, which prompted the immediate activation of the Agency’s Emergency Response Team, ERT to the scene of the accident accordingly.

“Investigation conducted by the Agency’s ERT on getting to the scene of the incident revealed that a bike man was crushed under a trailer while trying to make a u-turn. The driver of the trailer absconded immediately the accident occurred but was later apprehended by Police officers and was taken to Olosan Police Station, Mushin for further interrogation.

Lai Mohammed Cautions Lying Journalists And Bloggers

Speech by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the Annual National Conference and General Meeting of the NIPR in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday, 27 April 2017.

I am most honoured to be here today to attend the annual national conference and general meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

 Let me say that my presence here today is a measure of the importance I attach to this conference. Due to competing assignments and tough logistics, I virtually had to jump through hoops to be here. Without equivocating, however, I will say that I am glad to be among you all.

Residents Jubilate Over First Rainfall In Zaria

April 27, 2017 Residents of Zaria and its environs in Kaduna State on Thursday jubilated over the first rainfall in 2017. The rain, which started at about 4:40p.m., lasted for almost one hour.

Some farmers told NAN that they were highly elated with the experience. Malam Haruna Sidi-Makarfi, a Makarfi-based farmer in Makarfi Local Government Area, expressed gratitude to God for the rainfall, which he described as “a blessing from our creator.”

“Whenever rain starts, as farmers, we must be happy and we must appreciate God Almighty for his blessings. “A starts clearing his/her farmland preparatory to cultivation’’, Sidi-Makarfi said. He appreciated the efforts of the Federal Government in providing fertilisers called “Nagari” at a controlled price of N5, 500, saying that the commodity had reached the grassroots.

Female Prison Guard Killed By Convicted Murderer Serving A Life Sentence

A female prison guard has died in a brutal attack, with the investigation focusing on a convicted murderer serving a life sentence for his previous crimes.

Inmate Craig Wissink, convicted of murder in 2004, is suspected in the Wednesday slaying of Sergeant Meggan Lee Callahan at Bertie Correctional Institution in Windsor, North Carolina.

Callahan, a 29-year-old with four years on the job, was assaulted around 5.30pm and died less than an hour later, despite lifesaving measures by fellow corrections officers.

Sacked Trump's National Security Adviser Faces Probe Over Cash For Partying With Putin

A Pentagon inspector general is launching its own investigation into whether President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn took payments from foreign entities without approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.

The inspector general of the Department of Defense is probing whether Flynn had 'failed to obtain required approval prior to receiving any emolument from a foreign government.'

Documents released by the IG reveal that when he left the Army, Flynn received a 'post-government employment' letter that advised him explicitly of the 'legal restrictions concerning foreign compensation and instructed to report any potential receipt of compensation in advance to the Department of the Army.'

Flynn had been the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, retiring in 2014.

Doctors Are Charged Over Genital Mutilation Of Girls Claim It Is An Islamic Practice

Two doctors and a woman have been indicted by a grand jury over the alleged brutal genital mutilation of two seven-year-old girls from Minnesota.

Detroit-based doctors Jumana Nagarwala and Fakhruddin Attar, as well as Attar's wife Farida, have been charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy. The two doctors are also charged with making false statements to investigators.

Dr Nagarwala, 44, is accused of performing genital mutilation on the two young girls at a private Livonia clinic in Michigan after hours in February. The Burhani Medical Clinic is owned by Dr Attar.

Amber Rose Puts On A Very Busty Display In Tiny Feather Pink Dress

She recently posted a candid look at her 'cellulite and stretchmarks' online.

But Amber Rose was full of body confidence as she stepped out in a very revealing mini dress for a wild night out in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old turned heads in a tiny pink mini dress as she left celeb hotspot Warwick with her pals, while her bodyguard kept a close eye on her.