Saturday, July 23, 2016
The assailants of the 42-year-old mother of seven, who was a deaconess at the Divine Touch Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Kubwa, stabbed her in the stomach and also slit her neck which led to her death. Police officers were also stationed around the church as the burial held to prevent any havoc. More photos from the burial....
“The President says it is quite unfortunate and inconceivable that the forces of evil do not relent on their activities, but expresses confidence that with the unanimity of purpose from all forces around the world, the workers and perpetrators of these evil acts will not prevail.
“The President also assures the people of Germany that Nigerians as a people are standing with them at this time and are ready to assist in any way to defeat the planners and executors of such crimes.”
A statement issued by an official of the service, Mr Tony Opuiyo in Abuja today said Abari was arrested in Yenagoa on July 21.
Opuiyo described the suspect as the leader of the Joint Revolutionary Council of the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF).
He said that Abari had confessed to other criminal activities which included a threat to launch missile attacks on selected targets in Abuja and Aso Rock.
Obono-Obla, who said this while speaking with NAN in Abuja, explained that a media propaganda was being staged to “give the impression that the federal government has refused to release him on bail’’.
“I can assure you that nobody is detaining Dasuki indefinitely,” she said. Continue...
Just before then, she was seen holding her daughters close as she prepared to lay her husband to rest after a service at the Healing Place Church.
Mourners at the church were handed a written tribute from the slain officer's wife before the funeral, in which she expressed hope that his memory will 'bridge the gap and foster peace in the country he lived, loved and died for.'
'My blue-eyed rock was a hero,' she wrote. 'The only thing stronger than his love for the red, white and blue was his love for us,' she said. More photos below...
ISIS claimed it as a victory, with one account writing: 'Munich so far not claimed by Islamic State. But everything hurting infidels makes us happy'.
'Thank God, may God bring prosperity to our Islamic State men,' read one tweet in Arabic on an account that regularly favours the radical Islamist movement.
Another said: 'Whole Europe is now under our terrorism.'
Just over a month after the The Greatest's death, Muhammad Ali Jr. is believed to have moved out of his family home in Chicago's South Side to a more affluent part of the city.
He was woefully neglected by his absentee father as a child, and badly bullied by boys who wanted to prove they could beat up the champion’s son
Sources told Radar Online he wanted to move into a better neighborhood after getting the money. Children of the boxing hero, who died on June 3, met in California to discus how to divide his estate.
Making an appearance at Hakkasan nightclub at the MGM Grand hotel, she cut a chic shape as she arrived with a group of gal pals.
Lowering the flags is "an expression of sympathy following the abhorrent act of violence," the Interior Ministry said. Our prayers are also with them, just as it is with those that die weekly in Nigeria due to insurgency.
In this interview with Femi Makinde, the Ooni explained how he was born, how is birth was a mystery and how is life still remains a mystery. It’s an interview we must all read. It will humble you, it will tell you everything you have really isn't yours if you don't help others. It's a must read. Sit, relax and enjoy!
The baby-faced killer was obsessed with school shootings and claimed he was ‘bullied for seven years’.
The gunman's victims were 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 45, and 18, with the rest of the ages yet to be released. Reports suggest three of them were women and six were men.
At first glance the photo looks like it could have been taken at any playground, with the youngster enjoying playing in a toy car, but a closer look makes it far from normal.
Taken by a passer-by in the Russian city of Tyumen, the child can be clearly seen lighting and then smoking a cigarette. Sprawling in the toy car, he also holds what looks like a can of beer.
The pictures were shared on social media, with the photographer adding a caption of: “I wonder if his parents are watching?”
Ellie Jones from Wales was born with the facial deformity condition meaning her teeth were not aligned. When the Rhyl woman went to have her braces fitted to straighten her teeth, aged 14, consultant orthodontist Joy Hickman realised her jaw had not grown since she was eight-years-old.
Over the next six years Miss Hickman worked with consultant maxillofacial surgeon Emma Woolley at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd to transform Ellie’s looks and her whole life’s outlook.
She underwent her first operation at the age of 16 and Ellie, who is now 20, said: “It was really painful, but had to be done to sort the problem. Continue...
Taylor wrote, 'Going through old pictures today, because Selena Gomez just turned 24!'
The caption continued, 'I can't imagine my life without you, Selena. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!'
The new manager will be paid more than the £2million-a-year Sam Allardyce earned at the Stadium of Light.
Speaking to the club's website, Moyes said: “I am delighted to have joined Sunderland. I am relishing the challenge and excited by the opportunity. I have taken over a big British club, with a great support and I’m looking forward to working in the Premier League again. I look forward to continuing the good work done by Sam.”
Police said they were examining a "game" on the social network that asked people to be at the branch of the fast food chain where Friday's murderous rampage began in order to get free food.
The chilling detail was revealed in a press conference in the wake of the attack which left 10 people including the 18-year-old Iranian-German gunman dead.
When opening up the conference to questions, one reporter asked: "On Facebook there is a type game whereby at 4 o'clock in the afternoon you should be meeting in McDonald's because something ... I believe this is a fake game where people are asked to congregate at McDonald's because McDonald's might be offering free meals."
TMZ announced yesterday that the rapper had to cancel his performance at the One Africa Music Fest which took place at Barclay's Center in NYC to be with his girlfriend, who was going to put to bed. Chloe gave birth yesterday afternoon in New York. Congrats to them!
“I don’t know what the hullabaloo is all about. I am from a Muslim background. My father was a Muslim. My grandfather was Muslim. My father was Lasisi Alao. There is no big deal in this. The religion is not new to me. I chose to follow my mother before; and now I decide to go back to Islam, is there a problem?
“Fathia Balogun was a Christian but she changed. Bukky Wright was also a Christian and she changed to Islam and nobody has tried to crucify them. How come my own is different? I have not rested. I cannot sleep again. People are saying different things since they heard the news.”
But at the moment, 37-year-old Asimiyu Agboola, known as Alhaji, is cooling off in the custody of the police in Osun State for being the brains behind the killing of the Managing Director of Todays Prints, Olalekan Ogunranti, 45, who was kidnapped on May 16, 2016 in the state.
Ogunranti’s family had alerted the police when they lost contact with him on May 16 when he travelled to Osogbo on a business trip. They said an unknown person picked his call and claimed to have picked the SIM card on the floor at Iragbiji. Thus, they informed the Osun State police command and the Lagos State Investigation Bureau.
The case has now been transferred to the appropriate authorities and the leaders of the church would be made to answer why he was treated in such a manner. A photo below shows how efforts are been made to cut off the chain on him when he was rescued.
According to Premium Times, the injunction was given on July 13th, the suit was filed on behalf of the state government by the state Attorney General, Uwemedimo Nwoko.
Justice NFN Ntong, the presiding judge of the State High Court, Ikot Ekpene, in granting the injunction, ruled that EFCC, ICPC, and the police should not arrest, detain, or investigate “any person or persons whether past or present official in the Akwa Ibom state government without any report of indictment by the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, pending the hearing and the determination of the Motion on Notice filed in this suit in order to forestall a breakdown of law and order”.
The traditional ruler, who spoke in Ilorin, Kwara State, said the judgment only affirmed what is in the constitution. The monarch, who is the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), urged Muslims across the country to remain steadfast concerning the forthcoming legal issue.
The monarch said:''We are not forcing anybody to use hijab but whoever wants to use hijab must be allowed to use hijab. You are not doing a favour to us by allowing the constitution or maintaining the constitution of this country. “I think it is important to commend the tenacity and process of the MSS because that shows that we Muslims are very patient, and we are very law abiding. We await outcomes of cases in court and whatever. That is what we expect to happen. We must never take laws into our hand. We must be law officers. We do not do that in Islam''.
“I purposely took a break from doing movies. I became a producer and I wanted to be doing my own movies but piracy couldn’t allow me. In Nollywood, experience is actually the best teacher; nobody really tells you the truth. You have to go through the experience to find out what others are suffering from. We cannot continue to ignore the fact that piracy has been trying to bring the industry down. That was why I took a break. I couldn’t continue producing movies without recouping my money. It is not a good thing,” she said.
She also said the same affected a lot of big actresses. Continue...
According to new legal docs obtained by TMZ, the 30-year-old R&B diva claimed that the 32-year-old hip-hop star's January 4 Twitter tirade scared off a $500K contract from 'an international cosmetics company.'
'I been silent for a year & a half..I ran outta patience,' the Purple Reign rapper - who has joint-custody their two-year-old son Future Jr. - tweeted at the time. Continue...
The former deputy governor, who was declared wanted by the EFCC in May, was arrested on July 3, 2016 after N1.310bn was traced to the accounts of five companies allegedly belonging to him.
The money was said to be part of the N4.7bn allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and his two sons, Gbolahan and Babajide.
The N4.7bn was said to have emanated from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser.
While the outfit perfectly showcased her weight loss, it also revealed glimpses of the shapewear she wore beneath.
The 39-year-old sold everything he owned, including his home, and shut down his construction business after watching news reports of the atrocities carried out by IS terrorists.
And now he tells his astonishing journey from builder to soldier in detail for the first time in his book, Fighting ISIS.
Speaking in a London restaurant, he is very quick to downplay any talk of heroism.
'I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've chosen Sen. Tim Kaine as my running mate. Welcome him to our team.'
She said moments later on Twitter: ‘I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's day devoted himself for fighting for others.
Friday, July 22, 2016
In a collection of images released today to mark his birthday, Prince George can be seen crouching on one knee with a cheeky smile on his face as he offers the spaniel a white chocolate ice cream.
While the photo is one likely to appear in many family albums across the country, the royals have faced criticism from some animal cruelty campaigners who ridiculed them for giving Lupo treats.
Experts warn that dogs are allergic to both dairy and chocolate and feeding them milk-based products such as ice cream could cause them digestive issues. What some of the critics tweeted after the cut.
Old Couple Found Dead In Their Flat After A Suspected Suicide Leaves Note For Police Warning Of Carbon Monoxide
Officers burst into the south London flat on Thursday afternoon, after 'concerns for the welfare' of its occupants.
Upon entering the Wimbledon flat, they suspected a gas leak, and quickly evacuated residents as a precaution.
A neighbour suggested on Friday that the couple could have deliberately gassed themselves to death.
International businessman Sheikh Walid Juffali passed away in Zurich on Wednesday following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Earlier this month his ex-wife, former Pirelli calendar girl Christina Estrada, took the 61-year-old to the High Court where her fight for a share of his fortune became one of the highest-stakes divorce battles of its kind.
Dr Juffali did not appear in court in person as he was receiving treatment in a Swiss hospital.
Had he died before the case was concluded, the 54-year-old model's property claim would have become irrelevant.
And those whispers seem to have been confirmed as the 32-year-old DJ was spotted heading to dinner with her in LA.
Calvin was accompanied by the beautiful 23-year-old All Hands On Deck hitmaker as they arrived for a night out at hotspot Soho House in West Hollywood yesterday evening.
Terrified shoppers were seen running for their lives from the Munich Olympia Shopping Centre, in the district of Moosach, after hearing gunshots.
One eyewitness said that the gunman screamed ‘Scheiss Auslander’ (s*** foreigners) before shooting.
A video purporting to show the shooter, dressed in black, firing 20 shots has been posted on Twitter. The footage shows him outside a McDonald's directly outside the shopping centre. May the Lord take control.
His name is Prophet Obi O. of Anchor of Restoration Church.