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Saturday, August 11, 2018

One Million Oshiomhole Can’t Sack Me – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has dared the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the clamour for his resignation.

Saraki boasted that the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, cannot remove him as Senate President.

He also said the demand by Oshiomhole for him to resign from the position would remain a wishful thinking.

Saraki stated these in a statement titled: “Response to Adams Oshiomhole,” signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu.

Facebook Bans 3D-Printed Guns Files

Facebook has confirmed blocking blueprints for making 3D guns across its platforms, including Messenger and Instagram, amid the court battle between the U.S. federal government and 3d-print gun enthusiasts looking to publish the code online.

“Sharing instructions on how to print firearms using 3D printers is not allowed under our Community
Standards.

“In line with our policies, we are removing this content from Facebook,” the company said in a statement, as quoted by the BuzzFeed News outlet.

According to the outlet, pro-gun activists Firearms Policy Coalition noticed that Facebook was blocking their materials on Aug. 1.

Flash Floods Kill 27 In South India’s Kerala State, Prompting US Travel Alert

Flash floods and landslides have claimed at least 27 lives in the southern Indian state of Kerala, officials said on Friday, prompting the US to advise its citizens to stay away from the tourist hotspot.

The coastal state, famed for its pristine palm-lined beaches and tea plantations, is battered by the annual monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.

The June-September rains in the state have cost 175 lives and damaged crops worth 3.42 billion rupees (S$68 million) across 26,824 ha since their onset on May 29, an official at the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA), who did not wish to be identified, said.

World Bank Supports Nigeria With $611m To Get Children Back To School

The World Bank will support Nigeria with $611 million dollars to get children back to school under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme, the Coordinator, Prof. Gidado Tahir, has said.

Tahir made this known in Kaduna at a meeting with officials of Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on modalities for the implementation of the programme.

The BESDA national coordinator explained that the project is being supported by the World Bank to tackle the problem of out-of-school children in the country.

According to him, the alarming rate of out-of-school children has remained a worrisome phenomenon in the country that must be addressed.

West Nile Virus Claims Two Lives in Greece

Two elderly people in the Attica region have died from the mosquito-borne West Nile virus as a dozen people were hospitalized with the infection.

The two fatalities, both over 80 years old, lived in urban areas of Western Attica.

Until Wednesday, the number of infections reported to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) since the beginning of this year’s outbreak was 55.

Twelve patients were hospitalized on Wednesday as they had symptoms in the central nervous system. Four were put in intensive care.

What A Blunder! Hospital Declares Baby Dead, Mom Realizes She's Alive At Funeral

The grieving mum of a baby who 'died' at seven months realized the tot was still alive at her
funeral.

Keilin Johanna Ortiz Montoya was declared dead by doctors at a hospital in Villanueva, Honduras, on August 6.

She had been admitted three days earlier with convulsions, diarrhea, severe hydration and blistered skin caused by a bacterial infection.

Despite intensive treatment at the hospital's pediatric unit, the baby 'died' and and a death certificate was reportedly issued.

Mutant 8kg Potato That Has Grown Into The Shape Of A Human Foot [Photos]

This is the mutant-looking eight-kilogram potato that has grown into the shape of a human foot.

The startling spud was discovered by farmers Marli and Paulo Ciquinel in the town of Meleiro in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Cantarina.

Photos show how the huge potato has grown to resemble a human foot, complete with toes that descend in height order.

The largest of the 'toes' is covered in roots that look like hair and the 'foot' reaches up to nearly knee-height.

So Cute! Pregnant Women Can Now Buy A Lilo With A Special Hole For Their Baby Bump

Companies are constantly coming up with innovative ways. Now there's a new product that expectant mums will love.

Parenting experts at Peanut have created a special lilo just for pregnant women after noticing an increase in demand for one on their app.

And they call it the Peanut pregnancy float.

The float is bright pink and has a special hole cut in it for women to rest their baby bumps in if they wish to lie on their front.

9 Corps Members Who Drowned In Taraba Moved To Their States, Buried [Photos]

Corps members who drowned in a Taraba River, have been conveyed to their various states for burial. Their colleagues trooped out in their numbers to the Specialist Hospital, Jalingo to pay their last respect to the departed colleagues. One of the Corps member, Ezebuihe Charles, also wrote on social media;

“We came to taraba state together with the intention of going together but death took nine of you away from us. They obeyed the call to serve their fathers land not knowing that death was also calling. The news your drowning brought great shock to us. Death you have done your worst to us. Their families bid them fare well to serve their fathers land, now they are being brought home in lifeless state. To their families, may God grant you the grace to bear the lost and to our falling hero’s, may your souls find peace with God.”

Man Killed For Rituals In Kastina State [Photos]

The corpse of a man has been found at an uncompleted building in Kastina State. He was found yesterday with his eyes and some body parts missing from his body. Shocked residents quickly notified the police. They came and helped evacuate the body has many discussed he could have been killed for ritual purposes due to some missing parts of his body. May his soul rest in peace.

Mum Goes Blind In One Eye After Parasite Burrows Behind Her Contact Lens While In The Shower

A mother has told of her horror after being blinded by a parasitic worm that burrowed
into her eyeball.

Suzanne Dunne also warned contact lens wearers. claiming that the bugs are “rampant” during the warm weather.

The nurse, from Donabate in North Co Dublin, Ireland, was left almost fully without sight after the parasite ate its way through her cornea.

Suzanne said her eyes gradually became more irritable on July 20 and she was in severe pain with an infection by the evening.

Rapist Kills Himself In His Victim's Home Just Minutes After Brutal Sex Attack

A rapist killed himself minutes after battering and sexually assaulting a young woman in her own home.

The 20-year-old victim was left with serious injuries following the brutal sex attack earlier this week.

Police raced to a house in Irvine, Ayrshire, when the alarm was raised.

A manhunt was launched and minutes later, officers found 28-year-old Nikolas Pirrie dead in the same house.

He had taken his own life just minutes after the attack.

CHECK OUT Nigeria's First Ever National Football Team

Here’s a photo of Nigeria's first ever National Football Team in 1949. They played barefooted back then.

LMAO! PAINED Nigerian Man Mocks Lady Who Turned Down His Love Offer On Her Birthday

Lmao, I used the word pained, because it seems bobo is still pained. According to bobo, one Amaka that he once asked out refused to date him saying he is broke and can come back when he has made it, and that’s even if she is still single. Long story short, Amaka recently turned a year older and bobo went to Facebook to drop her a birthday note saying she is still frequenting a particular church and they both know why (guess for husband) and went on to mock her. Bobo mind your businesssssssssssssss Lol.

Bobo’s clear Facebook post below…

My Future Husband Must Be Handsome & Financially Stable, Damilola Aina Spills The Beans

Super model cum actress, Damilola Aina, who has graced many billboards of top telecommunication brands in Nigeria and beyond says when it is time to settle down, she would be going for a handsome man who would complement her and at the same time he must be financially stable. Damilola disclosed this to Goldenpearl Media saying;

"I want a man who understands who I'm. He must be physically very ok. In fact, he has to be handsome, good looking, fine, sweet guy. He must be intellectually sound. He must have something up there. He has to be financially capable too. He can't be poor oh, so even if I have my own money, when the children start coming, he must spend money," she told Goldenpearlmedia

McDonald's Is Giving Away A 24-Carat McGold Card & It Will Get You Free Food For 50 Years

Calling all McDonald's lovers, here's a very exciting news for you (well our readers in the US only).

The fast food giant is offering customers the change to get their hands on the 24-carat gold card, which will get the lucky winner free food for the next 50 years.

The card comes in the form of a phone case, which will be engraved with the winner's name so they can show it off to all their pals.

If years of free food and a very snazzy accessory doesn't appeal, the winner will be able to opt for a cash prize instead.

The Beckhams Escape Bali Earthquake & Bag £25k Luxury Holiday For Free

The Beckhams might have got caught up in the terrifying 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Bali last weekend, but it looks as if the famous family landed on their feet after reportedly bagging a holiday on the nearby island of Sumba for free.

David, 43, wife Victoria, 44, and children, Brooklyn, 19, Romeo 15, Cruz 12, and Harper, seven, ended up staying at the the exclusive Nihi resort, which is often referred to as 'The Best Hotel In The World'.

Sadly, many back in Bali were far less fortunate than David and Victoria's brood, with 321 left dead following the horrifying quake.

The family took to Instagram to share a series of snaps of their holiday, having reportedly flown 450 miles away from the epicentre of the disaster zone in a private jet.

Gombe At Risk Of Undetected Leprosy Cases, Expert Warns As He Urges Govt To Help

Dr Mustapha Musa, Officer in charge of Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Unit, says Gombe State is at risk of an increase of undetected leprosy cases.

Musa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday that the alarm followed the non-replacement of some retiring technical field officers who were responsible for the detection of cases.

The expert attributed the problem to lack of support by the Netherlands Leprosy Relief Programme in the last one year.

According to him, the Netherlands Country Office situated in Jos, Plateau, had been closed down late 2016 and there is no longer support for leprosy.

Photos: Con Women Disguised As Hitchhikers Detained In Lahore

Two alleged con women were taken into custody along with their accomplices last night in Lahore.

The two suspected motorists arrested from Lahore’s Peco Road were caught red handed by residents in the area who reportedly used to rob people disguised as hitchhikers, said a citizen named Qaiser in his statement to Liaqatabad police.

Furthermore he added that the suspects used to malign and terrorize those who did not comply to their demands. Police said they are interrogating the suspects. And they won’t let the world see their faces as they hide behind their palms.

Poor Two Brothers & Fiancée! All 3 Italian Climbers Found Dead On Mont Blanc

Three Italian climbers were found dead Friday on Mont Blanc in the French Alps, three days after they set out to summit Europe´s highest peak, rescue workers said.

The body of Luca Lombardini was recovered by the mountain police rescue service. Those of his brother and his fiancee were located nearby but have yet to be retrieved.

"They are probably buried under rocks and ice in an area covering a few dozen square metres," an official at the rescue service said.

They were found around 1:00 pm (1100 GMT) at the foot of the Aiguille Verte ("Green Needle"), one of the peaks in the Mont Blanc massif.

Oh Dear! Blac Chyna's Bum Finally COLLAPSES

Blac Chyna's bum appears to have collapsed under the weight of her enormous implants after years of rumoured surgery to make her butt as big as possible.

The 30-year-old mum of two, who had a brief relationship and a child with Rob Kardashian, looked somewhat deflated when she stepped out in Los Angeles on Friday.

Gone was the enormous booty of last month, where her bright orange dress could barely fit over her artificially inflated buttocks, (left pic) and in there place was a rather flatter behind (right pic)

It's sparked concerns for her health, as presumably Chyna has had to remove her implants for a reason.

Number Of Dead From Indonesia Quake Rises To 380

An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has killed 387 people, authorities said on Saturday, adding hundreds of thousands of displaced people were still short of clean water, food and medicine nearly a week on.

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake Sunday levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses across Lombok, just one week after another tremor surged through the island and killed 17.

"It's predicted the death toll will continue to grow because there are still victims who are suspected of being buried by landslides and under rubble, and there are victims that have not been recorded and reported to posts," national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.

NASA Postpones Launch Of Spacecraft To ‘Touch Sun’

NASA has postponed until Sunday the launch of its US$1.5 billion (S$2 billion) unmanned Parker Solar Probe, to allow engineers more time to investigate a red flag that was raised in the last moment before lift-off.

The problem had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said today (August 11). The next launch window opens on Sunday.

The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun was poised to blast off Saturday, on a mission to plunge into our star’s sizzling atmosphere and unlock the mysteries of the centre of the solar system.

Church Security Kills Self On Duty

An octogenarian identified only as Mrs Osinsanya may not know her son is dead until the end of August when she would visit him for her monthly pocket money.

The deceased, 52-year-old Sesan Osinsanya, threw Makoko community, a suburb of Lagos, into confusion when his body was found dangling from a rope in the ceiling of his apartment at Celestial Church of Christ, Parish 1, Makoko, Yaba.

Sesan was a security guard at the church, where he also lived.

Saturday Punch learnt that the man lost his only son 11 years ago at the age of four and his wife divorced him afterwards. He had remained unmarried since.

Love Island Star Shows Off New Look After Undergoing Several Cosmetic Procedures

The Love Island finalists have been enjoying a busy few weeks of interviews, TV appearances and red carpets since leaving the Majorca villa.

But runner up Laura Anderson has managed to squeeze in a quick trip to Harley Street to have a "few tiny tweaks" to enhance her lovely looks.

The 29-year-old Scot had a number of cosmetic procedures including cheek fillers, lips pumped and liquid rhinoplasty.

The Consultant Clinic shared before and after photos of her on their social media pages, and even asked followers to guess what work she's had done.

Mechanic 'Goes Rogue', Steals Plane From Airport Then Crashes While Trying To Perform Stunts

A suicidal airline mechanic performed "stunts" in a stolen jet before crashing into a ball of flames on Friday evening.

The 29-year-old airport worker described himself as a "broken guy who has a few screws loose" in a conversation with air traffic controllers from the cockpit.

He appeared to attempt loops and barrel rolls before crash landing on Ketorn Island in south Puget Sound - a small island with about two dozen residents just outside Seattle.

The man, who has not yet been identified, staged a "unauthorized take off" at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Photos: Lagos Engineer Crushes Neighbour, Dumps Corpse In Canal, Flees

A computer engineer identified simply as Samuel is on the run following the gruesome death of his neighbour, Taiwo Aiyegbusi, in the Alagbado area of Lagos State.

Samuel, while driving home along Ibari Road, Alagbado around 9pm on Sunday, reportedly crushed the father of five, blohis corpse in a canal and fled the community.

Saturday Punch learnt that Taiwo, a mechanic in Fagba, a neighbouring community, had visited his church member, who lives a few metres away from the scene of the accident.

The 42-year-old native of Ipere Ekiti, Ekiti State, was trekking back home when Samuel lost control of the car and veered into his path, slamming him on an electric pole.

Performing For Macron, A Boost For My Career - Ara

Nigerian female talking drummer, Ara Thunder, has said July 3rd, 2018 remains the biggest day of her career. The occasion was the visit of French President, Emmanuel Macron, to the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Ara said the performance she had that night to entertain the French President has not only attract accolades to her, it also boosted her career.

Speaking with a group of journalists, Ara said, “Performing for President Macron is a big boost for my career as I have been receiving accolades and overtures from many people and organisations. I am grateful to the Lagos State Government, Trace TV for the opportunity and privilege to have been selected as one of the artistes for that night. I am also grateful to Atunda Entertainment for giving me the opportunity to be part of the family.”

I DON’T Do Drugs, NOR Do I Drink- Terry Apala

Singer Terry Ejeh, popularly known as Terry Apala, has rejected the claim that he uses drugs and substances to maintain his vocal ability.

According to him, it might be difficult to believe due to the way he sounds, but he doesn’t drink, smoke or take substances, even to perform at shows.

Speaking to Punch through his manager, Tobi Mohammed, Apala said, “I do not drink or smoke whether to perform on stage or while I’m in a public gathering. People can testify to the fact that when I’m out or invited for shows, I prefer to take soft drinks. It is very difficult to believe and people find it shocking but I was brought up in a humble and disciplined background.

Men Can’t Stand Successful Women – Olorisupergal

Popular Nigerian blogger, Tosin Ajibade who is usually referred to as Olorisupergal has also confirmed what many still doubt and why many successful ladies are not in a relationship. Olori says, at appoint she had to lower herself for love but it still didn’t change anything until the relationship pack up! Phew… hear her;

“When a young lady is successful, it sometimes frightens men. I have had some experiences. There are several times men have told me that they cannot date me because I am richer than them. In one of my experiences with a man, I had to lower my standard to the point that I always had to drive down from Victoria Island to Isolo and back just to be with him. At a point, I even left my car in his house for his use and was hopping in taxis just to show that I was committed to the relationship. At the end of the day, it did not change anything. “Currently, I am not in a relationship but if I have to be in one, I would like to be with a man that is very supportive; a person that can help me lift some burdens off my shoulder. I do not know it all but I am learning from my mistakes,” she said.

Kidnapper Who Took Tramadol Still Sleeping Six Days After Arrest –Police

A suspected kidnapper whose identity has yet to be confirmed by the Ondo State Police Command was still sleeping six days after he was taken to the police custody.

The suspect was arrested by men of the command on Sunday as he and three other members of his gang attempted to kidnap a pharmaceutical shop owner in Owo town.

According to the police, the three-man gang stormed the shop with guns with the intention to kidnap the owner, but the victim raised the alarm and escaped through the back door.

The police explained that the suspect tried to escape on a motorcycle but stumbled while he was trying to ride it. He reportedly snatched the motorcycle from a customer of the shop owner.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Kylie Jenner's Lavish Birthday Gifts Revealed

She enjoyed a huge 21st birthday bash inside West Hollywood hot spot Delilah with her friends and family on Thursday night.

And it seems like the gifts keep rolling in for Kylie Jenner. On Friday, the birthday girl received a lavish present from boyfriend and baby daddy Travis Scott - a 1950s Rolls Royce, which she revealed on her Snapchat.

The vintage luxury car comes after another special delivery - a pink Can-Am Spyder with custom unicorn print - was spotted arriving to her home earlier in the day; the bike retails for about $21,299.

The old fashioned Rollys Royce was on her driveway, complete with a large red bow on the bumper.
The price for a vintage Rolls Royce can vary from $25,000 to $300,000 depending on model type and custom work.

Lionel Messi Named New Barcelona Captain

Lionel Messi was named as Barcelona's captain on Friday following the departure of long-serving midfielder Andres Iniesta, while defenders Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto were named new vice-captains in a statement by the La Liga champions.

Messi, Barca's all-time top scorer, has been a vice-captain since 2015 and takes the club's armband from Iniesta, who succeeded Xavi Hernandez as captain in 2015 but left for Japanese club Vissel Kobe in June.

Midfielder Sergio Busquets was named first vice-captain, followed by Pique, who has been at Barcelona since 2008. It's the first time Pique has been named a vice-captain at the club.

Saraki Will Be Impeached Legally- Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole today said that the party will work for the impeachment of Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki in accordance with the laws of the land and in accordance with democratic norms across the world and not by thuggery.

Oshiomhole also said that the only thing the Senate President can do to avoid impeachment will be to take the honourable part and resign his position which he occupied by provision of being a member of the majority party in the senate, adding that there is no way a minority party can rule over majority in the senate.

Addressing a news conference at the party headquarters in Abuja, the APC chairman said that since becoming the senate President, Senator Saraki has never done anything with the interest of the nation at heart, adding that every action of the Senate President has been dictated by his personal interest.

Teebillz Already Match-Making His Son With Tuface’s Daughter [Video & Photos]

Lol, smart dude! Teebillz is already matchmaking his son, Jamil with Tuface’s last child Olivia. He posted a video of them, with jam jam trying to ask Olivia to get into a ride (what we should believe) but Olivia disappointed him by turning him down. Olivia is older by the way, lol. Teebillz captioned the video;

Olivia where you at? I’m bout to pick you up in my Gwag...... why you dey form now babe!!! Bcos your parents dey look us 👀....:::❤️😍😂 #MiniMe #FlashBackFriday #MySon #JamJam #OliviaDisappointMe. Watch video below....

Pictured! Nigerian Man Dedicates Soul To Devil, Promises To Keep Working For Him

Oh dear! A Nigerian man has taken to Facebook to dedicate his life to satan, promising to keep working for him. Udummiri Nwakalu also went ahead to say satan is far better than God, something far from the truth.

He wrote;”I dedicate my soul to Satan because he is far better than God. Devil I love you so much and can never stop working for you, bringing more Christians to your kingdom and initiating them in our coven because the end time is near.”

Gunmen Kill Nine In Benue State This Morning

Not less than nine persons were reportedly killed by gunmen THIS MORNING in Benue state.
Reports have it that gunmen stormed Tse Ujoh, a community in Ikyurav-Tiev in Katsina Alla local government area of the state and opened fire. The police spokesman of the state, Moses Yamu, also confirmed the incident.

Samsung Unveils New Note 9 Smartphone

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy Note 9 handset. The Seoul firm's new device once again features the Note line's signature S Pen stylus, this time in an upgraded form with integrated Bluetooth functionality.

It also comes equipped with the characteristic 'phablet' size screen, this time a whopping 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display.

The firm claims this phone will 'raise the bar for speed and power once again' and is available in four colours: Midnight Black, Lavender Purple and Ocean Blue.

Indian Woman To Be First To Give Birth With Mother’s Transplanted Uterus

An Indian woman will soon become the first in Asia to give birth to a baby after undergoing a successful uterus transplant recently, said doctors with a private hospital in Pune, a city in southwestern state of Maharashtra.

The uterus translated into the pregnant woman is her mother’s. The 27-year-old woman is now in her 20th week of pregnancy.

“The uterus transplanted into her has not delivered for the past 20 years,” said the doctors.