Sunday, November 17, 2019

Horror of son who left his father brain damaged after watching him abuse his mom over the years and almost taking her life

Ben Wilson sits in the living room of the home he shares with his mother and reflects on the brutal attack on his Jekyll and Hyde dad that has ruined his life.

And after his release from prison, he says firmly and calmly: “I’d do the same again.

“I sacrificed myself to save my mam. I thought if I have to do prison for the rest of my life for my family, then I’m going to do it.”

Ben was just 22 when he snapped after nearly a decade of seeing drunken father Craig regularly beating his mother Tracey.

Davido's fiancee, Chioma shows off her post baby body

Davido's fiancee, Chioma showed off her post baby body as she rocks body-hug skimpy outfit
in stunning new photos she shared on her insta-stories.

I’m one of the sexiest men in Lagos –Momodu

Fast-rising Nollywood actor, Joseph Momodu,  popularly called Joromi, tells Sunday Scoop about his journey to stardom and he has used what he has to get what he wants. Read excerpt from the interview...

Before acting, what were you doing?

I started my career in modelling. After school, I went into acting. I studied Mass Communication at Delta State University, Abraka.

Do you consider yourself as one of the sexiest men in Nigeria?

I don’t like to sound cocky but I am one man that has good looks and presence. Even before I became known in the movie industry, I had always received compliments for my looks and physique.

The compliment was normal for me even before the fame came. But last year, I was invited by a magazine. I didn’t know they were profiling the sexiest men alive.

Ubi Franklin's alleged 4th babymama,Sandra Iheuwa shows off her banging body

Ubi Franklin's alleged 4th babymama, Sandra Iheuwa showed off her banging body in new photo she shared on her instagram page.

Captioning the photo, Sandra wrote;

"My body is a drug and he needs it"

Yahaya Bello wins own local govt with very large margin

The Kogi State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has defeated his closest rivals, Musa Wada of the PDP and Natasha Akpoti of SDP, in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi Central.

The governor polled 112,764 votes to defeat Ms Akpoti of the SDP and Mr Wada of the PDP who both scored 50 and 139 votes respectively.

The result from the local government was signed by the collation officer of the local government, Olanrewaju Samuel, an associate professor.

The local government’s results is expected to be strongly contested as it claims none of the PDP or SDP could poll a total of 200 votes in all the polling units in the local government.

Fire rips through students flats in Bolton

Two people have been injured in the massive blaze that ripped through a block of student flats in Bolton last night.

As many as forty fire engines raced to the scene as witnesses described looking up at a "wall of fire".

Huge flames and plumes of smoke were be seen pouring from what appears to be a top floor flat at The Cube student accommodation.

Paramedics treated the two victims at the scene, including one person rescued by crews via an aerial platform.

Photos: Fayemi attends Fayose son’s wedding in Lagos

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Saturday joined other well wishers to celebrate with the family of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose, whose son, Tomiwa, got married.

The event drew many important persons to the Haven Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos

The event saw the duo burying their political differences to savour the moment.

Michael Jackson's son Prince shares on how he follows in his dad's footsteps

Michael Jackson's son Prince has revealed that he is inspired by his late father when it comes to making fashion choices.

The 22-year-old shared that he follows in Jackson's footsteps by working with stylist Rushka Bergman and how teaming up with the creative consultant is 'almost nostalgic' for him.

Prince discussed working with Bergman, just like his dad did, in a behind-the-scenes video with Vogue that was filmed ahead of him and his sister Paris, 21, attending the 60th birthday celebrations of Motown records.

Kogi Election: INEC declares 30 staff missing

The electoral commission, INEC, has declared 30 of its staff missing. The ad-hoc staff took part in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship election. They were posted to Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) by the commission.

They were declared missing around 1 a.m. on Sunday during the final collation of results in the local government.

The missing INEC staff include Presiding Officers (POs) and Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) of polling units in Imane ward 1 and 2 of Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Priest dies in an early morning fire at St Peter’s Catholic Church, Anambra (photos)

A Catholic priest in Anambra state, Edmond Nwagbala, has been burnt to death in a fire incident in Nnewi Anambra state.

The fire incident, it was gathered, began at 04:00am in the morning at St.Peter Claver Catholic Parish Ichi in Nnewi North LGA of Anambra State.

The deceased was the priest in charge of the parish and was sleeping in the Parish House when the fire started.

Police spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.

Former Billionaire Kola Aluko spotted doing his Saturday Grocery shopping

This is the moment former Billionaire Kola Aluko was spotted doing his Saturday Grocery shopping. Two more photos below...

''Nobody chop life pass Bubu'', Wizkid reacts to President Buhari's return from UK

Aww! Did Wizkid just mock President Buhari?. The President yesterday evening returned from his private trip to the United Kingdom and when the Presidency made the announcement of his return on social media, Wizkid via his official twitter handle dropped a line which seems to be mocking him.

Bayelsa decides: Jonathan disappointed, blasts INEC

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience, on Saturday voted at unit 39, Ward 13 at the Otazi Playground, Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa.

After voting, Jonathan expressed dissatisfaction over the lateness of the arrival of the materials to the polling units.

“We must conduct ourselves if we want to really bring people to rule us either as president or governors. Nigerians are always blaming people in authorities and the leaders, so here they must blame themselves.

Two arrested for planning to attack French president

Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for "terrorist criminal conspiracy" and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron, reported Franceinfo, a French domestic rolling news channel, on Saturday.

The two suspects, aged 30 and 45 respectively, were believed to have planned an action against President Macron during the commemoration of the centenary of the end of the First World War, in November 2018, said Franceinfo quoting a Parisian judicial source.

The two were arrested Monday in Moselle, northeastern France. They had been presented to an examining magistrate for their indictment. The national anti-terrorist prosecutor's office had requested their detention on remand.

LASG denies news on paying N35,000 minimum wage

Lagos State Government on Saturday has denied the news of an agreement to start paying N35,000 minimum wage. The Government said it has not yet agreed with labour to pay N35,000 as the new minimum wage for workers, saying negotiations is still ongoing.

Comrade Rasaq Adio Falade, State Chairman, JNC had on Friday said government had settled for N35,000 as the new minimum wage and that the payment would begin at the end of this month.

He said necessary terms of settlement and agreement were reached after the end of the meeting on Friday.

Tonto Dikeh allegedly arrested in Dubai and might be deported

Tonto Dikeh has been arrested in Dubai. This reportedly happened last night at the entrance of an event she was to attend.

According to sources, when Tonto arrived the venue, the security refused to let her in. This they said made her upset as others strolled in, and she lost her temper. She shouted at him and used unprintable names i.e calling the security guard a nigga and asking if he knows who she is.

They also said, her friends who were with her, Timi and Bob had to move aside when they could not control her.

Sources say police were called in and she was whisked away.

It's also on good note that she could be deported if the matter is not properly handled.

Nigerian lady who failed JAMB on her first attempt celebrates as she bags first class and best graduating student

A Nigerian lady, Toun Banjo has taking to her twitter handle to express her joy at becoming a first class graduate and best graduating student of her department despite failing JAMB examination on her first attempt. Posting photos from her graduation online, Toun wrote

''Delay is not denial! I failed my First JAMB, scored a 279 at second trial & now I'm the Best graduating Student of my department with a total of 7 awards. I am also the only First class student from the department of Geography, University of Ibadan. Hello World!

I'm most grateful for the gap year, it helped put things in perspective, I got a degree in Software engineering at NIIT and met the most amazing people during that period. Failures are opportunities to reflect and restrategize. You only lose when you give up!''

Shocking! Tuface reveals Blackface is yet to sue him

Tuface in a new interview with Sunnewsonline spoke about Plantashun Boiz' days and revealed BLACKFACE IS YET TO SUE HIM. That is a bit shocking, considering how Blackface has boasted several times of dragging the singer to court and making him pay for a stolen song -- African Queen.

Speaking on Plantashun Boiz and Blackface beef, the questions and answers went this way;

Plantashun Boiz brought you into the limelight. Any hope you guys are getting back together soon?

My brother, that whole episode is just unfortunate. I am the one still keeping the Plantashun Boiz’s name alive today. You understand? My original idea was ‘let us do some solo stuff and still do stuff together as Plantashun Boiz’. It would have been blissful, nobody (can) hold anybody down. But there was an unfortunate turn of events; I don’t want to go there. It makes me very sad. It is a mental problem; Plantashun Boiz have mental problem (laughter).

Ballot snatching at Dino Melaye’s polling unit

Ballot snatching and smashing have been reported from Senator Dino Melaye’s polling unit in Kogi state.

The Nation reported that hoodlums who arrived in a black Hilux van and Honda Civic car broke one of the boxes and carted away the other, while shooting into the air.

Those who were yet to vote scamper for safety as the thugs arrived the unit.

Hoodlums also reportedly attacked the town hall polling unit and carted away the ballot boxes.

Woman bit her boyfriend's p.e.n.i.s during row about him wanting to sleep with a friend who came into the house

A woman bit her boyfriend's p.e.n.i.s during a row about him flirting with another woman, police say.

Esperanza Gomez, 33, is claimed to have carried out the act in an apartment in Miami Beach, US, where the couple had been drinking from 9pm until 3am.

The row is believed to have been sparked after Esperanze accused her boyfriend of wanting to have s.e.x with a friend who had joined them in the apartment.

She arrived at midnight and left shortly afterwards.

Check out the makeup photo of this 97-year old woman (before and after)

She recently turned 97 and mama had a photoshoot. First photo shows her natural look, while the second one shows her with makeup.

Bride-to-be leaves people horrified by 'disease-ridden nails' in ring photo

A bride-to-be has left people horrified by the state of her "disease-ridden bacteria-filled" nails after sharing a ring photo.

The picture shows a silver ring with a huge diamond in the middle as well as other smaller diamonds around the twisted band.

But people seemed disinterested in the ring and instead appeared to be distracted by what was 'living under' her nails.

One said they looked like they were filled with bacteria, claiming the photo had made her sick in her mouth, The Sun reports.

Prince Harry takes his son, Archie to playgroup

Prince Harry took his son Archie to nursery for the first time this week, and make a joke to the other parents about his ginger hair.

The Duke's wife Meghan Markle has been to the Windsor centre with their little boy previously, but it was now dad's turn to go along.

According to a source, Archie was "particularly taken" by two other red-haired babies, which Harry picked up on straight away, reports the Express .

They said: "Archie had a fantastic time. He was crawling around and was particularly taken with two other red-haired babies.

Pogba celebrates wife's birthday with rare family photo

Paul Pogba shared a rare family snap on his wife, Zulay's birthday - which revealed he keeps a replica of the World Cup in his lounge.

The injured Manchester United star, 26, posted the picture of himself and the Bolivian model in matching luxury shirts and shorts, while their baby boy sported an adorable kid's version.

The picture was shared with a caption written in Spanish for his South American wife.

He said: "Happy Birthday my chubby, my mummy, my hayati, may God bless you always and give you all the best in the world."

Kogi Decides: Sporadic shooting, as thugs snatch 8 ballot boxes, card readers

Thugs in police uniform have invaded Ward A of Crowther Memorial/Sabongari polling unit in Lokoja, Kogi State and successfully carted away eight ballot boxes after sporadic shooting.

“Eight ballot boxes were carted away,’ according to Peter Phillips, Assistant Registration officer.

He added that the card readers, his car key and phone were also taken away by the invaders.

Police officers deployed to the polling unit also joined journalists and party agents to scramble for safety as guns boom from the guns of the invaders.

The election has been peaceful and registration officers were waiting to commence collation before the invasion.