Tuesday, May 26, 2020

WWE legend Rey Mysterio 'retires from wrestling' with 'special ceremony' planned

WWE legend Rey Mysterio has called time on his professional wrestling career, as the 45-year-old is set for one final curtain call on Monday.

Or is he...

The Mexican-American cruiserweight - real name Oscar Gutierrez - looks set to bow out in a special 'retirement ceremony' show on WWE Raw confirmed by the company on Twitter.

They wrote: "@WWERollins ( Seth Rollins ) will be the host of @reymysterio's retirement ceremony next week on #WWERaw."

SEE the contract between Cynthia Morgan & Jude Okoye’s Northside Entertainment

Music executive and CEO of Northside Entertainment Jude Okoye, has shared copies of the 2013 contract with dancehall/reggae singer, Cynthia Morgan.

Recall that the dancehall singer alleged that her stage name was taken away from her and that she no longer had access to her social media accounts following her exit from the former record label, Northside Entertainment. She said she lost all she had, including her name, VEVO account, and royalties after they had some issues concerning her contract.

Jude Okoye in an Instalive interview with Tunde Ednut denied taking over her Instagram and Twitter accounts, he, however, admitted that he took over her VEVO account, adding that it was a means of recovering over N40m he spent on her. He also promised to release copies of the contract Cynthia Morgan signed in 2013 with his Northside Entertainment.

You divorce, you refund me my money for aso ebi with interest - Soso Soberekon

Artiste manager, Soso Soberekon has expressed his concern about the way marriages break up quickly, even after guests have spent so much money to be there for the wedding.

Taking to his instagram page to reveal what he will be doing from now, he wrote;

It's so annoying

''I bought an ASO-EBI for 65k last year December and travelled all the way to Enugu from Lagos for the wedding. Paid my flight tickets to and fro, only for me to hear today that the couples divorced 4days ago!

Marriages don't last more than 2 years this days, don't know why. So from now on, anyone who brings ASO-EBI of over 1,500 for me; will sign an agreement with my lawyer....You divorce, you refund me my money with interest!''

Rare photos of Michael Jackson's son, Prince & his girlfriend

Michael Jackson 's rarely seen son Prince Jackson was seen heading out with his girlfriend this week.

The late King of Pop's eldest child let his long mane of hair flow in the wind as he went for a walk, armed with his camera.

Prince, 23, who shies away from public life more than his sister Paris, 22, looked casual in grey shorts and trainers, a black T-shirt, and a black cap with a Mercedes-Benz logo on it.

He hid his eyes beneath a pair of sunglasses and held on to an expensive-looking camera, letting his long brunette hair hang loose down his back.

Kevin Hart admits he 'lied' about the severity of his injuries after horror crash

Kevin Hart has admitted that he lied about the severity of his injuries when he was in a horrific car crash last year.

The comedian, 40, fractured his spine when the car he was a passenger in rolled into an embankment and smashed into a tree back in September.

He was hospitalised for 10 days and now has six screws in his back after an operation to fuse his spine.

But Kevin has now admitted he lied about how injured he was and the amount of pain he was in.

Incredible image shows Muslims using Ikea car park to pray safely while social distancing

Incredible pictures show how an Ikea car park was used to allow hundreds of Muslims to celebrate Eid.

The uplifting images were taken at the weekend - when a mosque in the German city of Wetzlar, near Frankfurt, approached the furniture giant for help.

Unable to safely allow worshippers to congregate on its premises, mosque leaders devised a novel solution.

Kadir Terzi told the BBC he had approached Ikea, but wasn't optimistic about being allowed to use the car park.

Shame on teachers who flogged pupils for speaking local languages – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has lashed out at teachers who flogged pupils for speaking their local languages in schools.

He said back then, some teachers flogged them for speaking their own language in school.

He wrote on his twitter page: “To think that some of our teachers flogged us back then in school for speaking our language.

“Calling it vernacular. Can you imagine? You speak your own language you get flogged.

25 year-old man kills mother following quarrel over food, attempts suicide thereafter

A 25-year-old man is receiving treatment at Kyuso Level 4 Hospital in Mwingi North Sub-County, Kitui County, Kenya after he took poison shortly after killing his 58-year-old mother.

Kimanzi Muthui, a resident of Mbagwani Village in Muumoni area, Mwingi North, is said to have fatally slashed his parent, Agnes Kisyinoi, with a panga after she declined to serve him dinner on Monday night (May 26).

Muumoni OCPD Morris Guda told K24 Digital that the suspect arrived home late Monday and ordered his mother to serve him food, but the 58-year-old woman refused.

“A quarrel ensued between them. The suspect is said to have reached for a panga and slashed his helpless mother multiple times in different parts of her body.

Saudi Arabia to end covid-19 curfew next month, mosques begins normal routine May 31st

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it will end its nationwide coronavirus curfew from June 21, except in the holy city of Mecca, after more than two months of stringent curbs.

Prayers will also be allowed to resume in all mosques outside Mecca from May 31, the interior ministry said in a series of measures announced on state media.

Elsewhere in the Gulf, Kuwait and the emirate of Dubai also moved to ease their lockdown measures, which together with a collapse in oil prices have pushed the region into its worst economic crisis in decades.

Divorce lawyers reveal the bizarre reasons clients have given for ending a marriage

Married couples promise to love each other through thick and thin - but these outrageous divorce stories prove that sometimes it's the little things that drive them to the brink.

Divorce lawyers from the US and UK revealed the outrageous reasons clients have given for ending their marriage, including a couple who disagreed about cat food and a wife who was forced to honeymoon with her mother-in-law.

The anonymous accounts were shared on Reddit and collated into a jaw-dropping thread by Bored Panda. Some of the posts were shared by concerned friends and co-workers who had their own outrageous divorce stories to share. 

Dangote-promised isolation centre yet to take off as Kano COVID-19 cases hit 900

Over a month after Dangote Foundation announced the donation of a 300-capacity isolation centre for the management of COVID-19 patients in Kano, the facility is yet to be handed over to the state government for use.

The state as at Tuesday has 919 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 134 recoveries and a death toll of 38.

Spokesperson of Kano health ministry, Hadiza Namani confirmed that construction work was ongoing at the facility, adding that no single COVID-19 patient has been admitted in the isolation centre.

Business mogul and chairman Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, donated isolation facility as part of his contribution to the fight against coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Wizkid’s first son, Boluwatife, now a music producer

Wizkid‘s eldest child Boluwatife is slowly making his way into the entertainment scene as he’s now a beatmaker.

Shola Ogudu, Wizkid’s first baby mama, revealed this on social media.

In one of her tweets, she revealed their nine-year-old son, Boluwatufe Balogun, could now make fresh beats from start to finish.

She wrote;

Brazil continues with hydroxychloroquine despite WHO’s suspension

Brazil’s health ministry has said it would not change its recommendation to treat coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, despite the World Health Organization’s decision to suspend trials of the drug over safety concerns.

Like his US counterpart Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has touted the supposed benefits of hydroxychloroquine and a related drug, chloroquine, against the new coronavirus.

Studies, however, have questioned their safety and efficacy against the disease, including one published Friday in respected medical journal The Lancet that found the drugs actually increased the risk of death.

Minister donates May salary to secure release of five inmates

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has forfeited her May, 2020 salary to secure the immediate release of five inmates who could not pay for their fines at the Kuje Correctional Service.

She made the donation while felicitating with the inmates as part of activities to celebrate this year’s Eid al-Fitr.

Aliyu in a statement by her Special Assistant on Media, Mr Austine Elemue, on Tuesday in Abuja said the donation would further go a long way to decongest the Correctional Service already overcrowded with inmates in view of COVID-19 pandemic.

She assured the inmates that the FCT administration would take further legal steps to see to the decongestion of the Kuje correctional service.

Pen!s definitely hinders blessings! Man reacts to sterling bank offering Cynthia Morgan help

A twitter user has reacted to the news of Nigerian bank -- Sterling Bank offering assistant to Cynthia Morgan saying indeed genitals matters in getting help.

He was reacting to the news on twitter saying. Cynthia Morgan got help while May D who also complained of same has been neglected.

He also used the ORide girl as an example, saying she later got a car which she used to start Uber business, but many males on twitter have been getting NO HELP!! Lol. See his tweet suggesting indeed having a pen!s might just not be the best below...

Parrot to testify in rape and murder trial

The comments of a parrot may be used in an upcoming rape and murder trial. Elizabeth Toledo, 46, was raped and then killed in the city of San Fernando, Argentina in December 2018.

At the end of the month a police officer was guarding the crime scene when they heard a parrot say “Ay, no, Por favour, soltame!” (“No, please, let me go”) as reported by The Mirror.

The police believe the parrot was repeating its owner’s last words as she was allegedly beaten and raped by two housemates.

Also, it was said that the parrot was also mentioned by a neighbour who heard it saying “why did you beat me” as one of the arrested suspects fled the house.

3 brothers trying to become spider-man hospitalized after black widow spider bite

Three brothers have been hospitalised after letting a Black Widow spider bite them believing it would turn them into Spider-Man like the Marvel comics hero.

The boys, aged 8, 10, and 12, were herding goats in the town of Chayanta, in the Andean region of Potosi in Bolivia when they came across the Black Widow spider.

In hopes that they would become Spider-Man, the boys approached the spider and prodded it with a stick on May 14, until it bit each of them in turn, epidemiology chief at the Bolivian Ministry of health, Virgilio Pietro, told local outlet Telemundo.

The boys started experiencing symptoms within a few minutes and their concerned mother rushed them to a local health centre where their conditions continued to worsen and they were taken to a hospital in Llallagua.

UK Minister resigns over Dominic cummings lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation Tuesday over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown when Douglas Ross, a minister for Scotland, quit in protest.

Undermining attempts by ministers to try and move on from the crisis which has dominated British politics for four days, Ross said he could not justify Cummings remaining in post to his constituents.

“I have constituents who didn’t get to say goodbye to loved ones; families who could not mourn together; people who didn’t visit sick relatives because they followed the guidance of the government,” he said in a Twitter statement announcing his departure.

After viral rumours of her leaving the palace, Queen Ola gushes over her husband, Alaafin of Oyo

She was rumoured to have been sent out of the palace weeks ago, but ofcourse, the Queen denied it.

And despite some people still insisting she is no longer with Kabiyesi, Queen Ola who says her marriage remains very intact, shared the photo of herself and her husband with the caption;

''He was saying; Can you stop been so cute? 🤣 @alaafin_oyo''

She further went on to say she is his Oxygen and well... ElleDaddy [ask your yoruba friends what that means, lol]

Federal Government palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano

Federal Government food items delivered to Kano State government as palliatives are left rotten at open space and are being beaten by rain and sun, The Guardian reports.

The Federal government two weeks ago delivered 110 trucks of food items to the state meant to be distributed to vulnerable and less privileged whose sources of survival are being crumbled due to lockdown directive.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Farouq delivered the consignment on Sunday 17th May, 2020.

The palliatives include 5,318 metric tonns of rice; 2,438 metric tonns of maize; 1,380 metric tonns of millet and 900 metric tonns of Sorghum.

Husband who failed to murder wife with snake, throws another cobra at her as she recovered from hospital which killed her

A man in India has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife by letting a cobra loose in her room.

Police in the southern state of Kerala said phone records showed the man, named as Sooraj, had been in contact with serpent handlers and had also watched snake videos on the internet.

A few months ago, Sooraj, 27, got hold of a highly venomous Russell’s viper, which bit his wife, Uthra, and left her in hospital for almost two months, police official Ashok Kumar told AFP.

After failing with the viper, Sooraj obtained a cobra from a snake handler and threw the animal at his sleeping wife, police said.

South Korea jails covid-19 patient for fleeing isolation centre

A South Korean has been jailed for four months on Tuesday for breaking coronavirus quarantine rules, authorities said, in the country’s first such prison sentence.

South Korea endured one of the worst early outbreaks of the virus – at one point the second-worst-hit nation after mainland China – but appears to have largely brought it under control thanks to an extensive “trace, test and treat” programme.

Life in the country is returning largely to normal and hundreds of thousands of South Korean pupils have gone back school after a delay of more than two months, in a process being closely watched as parts of Europe start to re-open.

Early morning inferno engulfs popular Ogbogonogo market

An early morning inferno has engulfed the popular Ogbogonogo market, Asaba, Delta State capital, destroying buildings and goods worth millions of naira.

Though the cause of the fire is unknown as at press time, sources say it could have resulted from a power surge.

Details later.

Costa Rica legalises same-sex marriage

Costa Rica legalised same-sex marriage on Tuesday, becoming the first Central American country to do so and sparking an emotional response from rights campaigners as the first weddings were held overnight.

Celebrations were cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but a special program about LGBT rights was broadcast on public television and online after a court ruling came into force at midnight.

“This change will bring about a significant social and cultural transformation, allowing thousands of people to marry,” said President Carlos Alvarado in the program.

Man slumps, dies after observing Eid prayer in Kano

An unidentified man was said to have slumped and died amid the celebration of eid-il-fitr prayer in Unguwar Sharada, Kano State.

It was gathered that the man slump and died shortly after performing the two Rakat (units) eid prayer in Kano.

A source, who confirmed the incident but could not identify the deceased, said the man came from an area called Kofar Dan Agundi to observe the prayer in Sharada.

According to him, “We don’t know his name, address, and his place of work among other details.