Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Kemi Olunloyo takes plea for financial and mental assistance international

Oh dear! Kemi Olunloyo has taken her plea for financial and mental assistance international. The controversial personality took to Taraji P.henson’s page asking her for support, saying she lives in an ignorant country. Her words;

‘pls help me. I am dying slowly of it and live in the most ignorant country in the world🇳🇬️Someone was behind my trauma. My story is in the GoFundMe link. However my instagram page has more’

Mum's rage after school bans daughter from prom over false lashes and nose ring

A mum says her daughter, 16, was banned from the end-of-school ball because she wore fake eyelashes and a nose ring during lessons.

Karen Easdown said it is unfair that 16-year-old Ocean Murray has been barred from the prom for leavers at Cardinal Newman School in Hove, East Sussex.

Ocean's twin sister, Unity, is allowed go to the party, which Ocean described as the "most important event of the year" and she says she is devastated to be missing out on.

Her outraged mum Karen, 51, said: "Ocean was being bullied and she kept getting excluded.

Brit tourists warned about travelling to Greece after deadly disease outbreak

Holidaymakers travelling to Greece this summer are being warned to take extra precautions against a mosquitoes as they carry a killer virus.

Around 50 people died last year and now the UK Foreign Office has updated their travel warnings for British visitors to the Mediterranean country.

The mainland and the nearby island of Cyprus have an outbreak of the West Nile virus.

Greek health officials have also warned about the potential risks of the disease.

Baby dies crawling off parents' market stall and falling into bucket of acid

A six-month-old baby girl died after crawling off her sleeping parent's market stall and falling into a bucket of diluted acid.

The horrific accident happened at the family's vegetable stall at Libertad Public Market in Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental province in the Philippines.

The baby's mother, whose name has not been released, told police she and her husband had decided to sleep at their stall as they were too tired to go home.

The baby had been asleep on the stall while her mum, dad and two-year-old brother slept nearby.

Hilarious! YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell in protest against Trump administration's Pride flag ban

A YouTuber has bought 'Hell' and renamed it as part of a protest against Donald Trump's ban on Pride flags.

Elijah Daniel, who has more than 500,000 subscribers, has splashed out on the town called 'Hell' in the state of Michigan.

And his first act as owner was to rename it 'Gay Hell'.

He said it is an act of protest against the Trump administration recently rejecting requests from US embassies to fly the rainbow flag, a symbol of gay pride, during the month of June in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month.

Kate and Prince William's police escort hits widow

An elderly woman has been critically injured by a police outbike rider in Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal convoy.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were leaving London to take part in a ceremony at Windsor Castle when Monday’s accident happened.

The victim has been named by neighbours as 83-year-old Irene Mayor.

She is believed to have been knocked down by the police escort in Richmond, West London.

XXXTentacion's friend, C Glizzy shot in the head a year after rapper was gunned down

XXXTentacion 's close friend C Glizzy has been shot in the head one year after the rapper was gunned down.

Rising rap star C Glizzy, whose real name is Christian Moore, was shot in Florida just three days before the anniversary of his friend's murder.

The 16-year-old remains in hospital after being wounded in the head after he was shot outside a convenience store in Pompano Beach, Florida, on June 15.

Doctors removed a bullet from C Glizzy's head during emergency surgery at Broward Health North in Pompano Beach.

Man whose partner 'squeezed his testicles until they bled' says he still loves her

An amateur boxer whose girlfriend allegedly tried to rip off his testicles during a 30-minute attack insists he still loves her.

Although Tyler Sweeney, 27, may be left infertile, he has stood by Katie Lee Pitchford, who subjected him to a horrific ordeal.

The 21-year-old hairdresser is said to have grabbed Mr Sweeney's pen!s and testicles as hard as she could "for at least five seconds" in a drunken rage at their home last week.

"I've never felt a worse pain. It was squeeze, pull, rip," Mr Sweeney, who has a four-inch gash in his scrotum, said.

Another 'Empire' actor Bryshere Gray arrested on traffic-related charge

Another "Empire" actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense.

Police spokeswoman Karie James said Monday that Bryshere Gray, who plays a younger brother of Jussie Smollett's character on the Chicago-based Fox TV show, was pulled over Thursday because a temporary license plate didn't match the 2014 Rolls Royce he was driving. She says he was arrested on a misdemeanor registration charge and ticketed for driving an uninsured vehicle and failure to carry a driver's license.

James says the 25-year-old Gray isn't in custody, but it wasn't immediately clear when he was released.

Teen "kills best friend because she thought online 'millionaire' would pay her $9m"

A teenage girl allegedly murdered her 'best pal' in exchange for millions of pounds from a man she met online.

Cynthia 'CeeCee' Hoffman, 19, who had the mental age of a 12-year-old, was shot through the head and dumped in a river in Alaska, US.

Denali Brehmer, 18, allegedly killed Cynthia earlier this month after being offered $9million by online 'catfish' Darin Schilmiller.

Schilmiller, 21, convinced Brehmer that he was a millionaire, called 'Tyler', and promised her riches if she killed a person and sent him pictures as proof, it is claimed.

Former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole’s son abducted at gunpoint

Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, who is the son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole.

The military, the police, security agents and local hunters were already on the trail of the kidnappers as at press time.

The ex-minister has however been forced to cut short his trip abroad. The abductors are yet to contact the family on their motive and the condition of their victim.

According to a source, Dayo Adewole was waylaid at gunpoint on his farm in Iroko, near Fiditi in Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State at about 6pm.

Anthony Joshua meets Barrack Obama [photo]

The Nigerian born British boxer shared the happy photo with the former US president, Barrack Obama on his instagram page writing ‘'CEO Summit. A long way from where it all started 🌍 #258'’

Sanwo-Olu makes a U-turn, says I never promised to fix Apapa gridlock in 60 days

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made a U-turn, insisting that he never promised to solve the Apapa gridlock crisis in 60 days.

The governor said this while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday.

Sanwo-Olu, who was still governor-elect on May 18, 2019 had during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set, said that he would end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.

He said not minding the politics involved, he would rid the area of all the trailers whose operations have been responsible for the intractable gridlock.

Ihedioha fires council bosses, dissolves boards

Imo State  Governor Emeka Ihedioha has  fired   the  chief executives of  all statutory boards and parastatals in the state.

Also  sent packing  were all  heads of commissions, corporations  and agencies as well as political appointees.

The development came  less than 24 hours after  Ihedioha  suspended the chairmen of the 27 councils along with their deputies and councillors.

Fayose’s ex- aide gets six months jail term for trespass

An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Chairman of the Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr Taye Fasuba, to six months imprisonment for unlawful entry into a parcel of land and malicious damage to property.

Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgment delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty on two of the three counts preferred against him and sentenced him to six months imprisonment with an option of N20,000 fine on each of the two counts.

The police prosecutor, Inspector Monica Ikebuilo, had told the court that Fasuba, who is also a former Special Assistant to the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose, on Union Matters, committed the offence on January 14, 2018, at the Moferere area of Ado Ekiti.

Court sentences baker to 13 years’ imprisonment for raping teenager

A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, sentenced a 22-year-old baker, Lawal Kamoru, to 13 years imprisonment for defiling a 14-year-old girl.

Justice Raliat Adebiyi found Kamoru guilty of the one count of defilement levelled against him by the state.

Punch Metro learnt that the convict and three others at large, had on February 1, 2014, gang-r-ped the victim inside an uncompleted building on Oluwanishola Street in the Ilaje, Bariga area of the state.

It was gathered that the victim and her younger sister were on their way home from a church vigil around 5.15am when they were accosted by four men, who ordered them to kneel down.

Extreme poverty in Nigeria gives me sleepless nights – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him up at night.

Osinbajo disclosed this at a dinner and Interactive Session with Faculty Members, Harvard Business School (HBS) on Tuesday in Lagos.

The vice president featured alongside Srikant Datar, Professor of Business Administration (HBS), and Bayo Ogunlesi, a Nigerian investment banker at a question and answer session moderated by Hakeem Bello-Osagie, Chairman of Metis Capital Partners.

“I think what keeps me up at night has to do with extreme poverty; the issue is that the largest number of those who vote for us are the very poor.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Drunk Kenyan man returns home to attack wife with sledge hammer (graphic photos)

A Kenyan woman in Muradi, Embakasi area is fighting for her life at the Kenyatta National Hospital after her husband attacked her with a sledge hammer.

George Mutoko who reportedly arrived home drunk attacked his wife, Lillian Ngandii Juda after a slight quarrel.

A relative of Ngandii said after the attack, Ndandii started bleeding and then fell unconscious.

“He actually hit her in front of her six year old boy. It is the boy who went out and called the neighbours telling them that his mother has died,” said Kennedy Siboe the husband to Ngandii’s sister.

EFCC arrests more suspected Yahoo boys in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested four suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara state capital.

The suspects are Kayode Obanewo a.k.a Samantha James, Muhammed Ademola a.ka Catherine Smith, Yusuf Rasheed a.k.a Rebecca Moore and Apata Oluwakayode a.k.a Hanna Cole It was gathered that the suspects were arrested on the 11th of June 2019 at Mandate Estate Phase two behind Irewolede area of operatives of the Ilorin zonal office of the EFCC.

One of the suspects, Obanewo Kayode during interrogation with the operatives however admitted to the commission of the crime.

Suspected yahoo boys nabbed with double barrel gun, fetish substances in Ibadan (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters and two others for being in possession of a double barrel gun.

They were picked up at Ologuneru and Olodo areas of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, after days of surveillance.

The police say allegations of fraudulent activities and flamboyant lifestyles without a tangible source of income were levelled against them in series of petitions authored by their neighbours.

Burna Boy and girlfriend might be having babies soon

Stefflon Don has revealed that there will be a wedding between Burna Boy and herself soon as she calls him her husband during her interview on Beat 1.

The rapper during the interview stated that she’s very sure she and Boy will get married. When asked ‘what’s the situation with you and Burna?’ she replied:

Oh my gosh, that’s my husband… we are gonna get married…and make babies… He’s amazing.

On how they met each other, Stefflon Don revealed they met in Ghana and they are going to make some little Burnadons.

Benita Okojie expecting 2nd child with her husband

Gospel singer, Benita Okojie is expecting a second child with her husband, Olawale Adeyina. They walked down the aisle on November 26, 2016, and are already blessed with a son.

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Photos : Buhari meets APC governors in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum in Abuja.

Dad’s arm reattached in pioneering surgery after it was ripped off by train [photos]

A man whose arm was ripped off by a train has had it reattached to his body after a ground-breaking seven-hour operation.

Ahmedabad Gujarat, 28, had been waiting to board a late night service when he slipped and fell into a gap between the platform and the train.

The dad-of-three, from Mumbai, west India, then saw the train carriage run over and slice off his limb. Gujarat, from Mumbai, west India, was rushed to hospital while his friends carried his unattached arm in a plastic bag.

He was admitted to the plastic surgery unit where doctors carried out the pioneering surgery to reattach the limb.