Saturday, April 22, 2017

Italian Cyclist Dies In Road Accident

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training on his bike.  The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his home in central Italy today.

According to initial reports, Scarponi died on the spot and was unable to be revived by emergency services which arrived promptly.

"This is a tragedy too big to be written. We left a great champion and a special guy, always smiling in every situation, he was a real mile stone and a landmark for everyone in the Astana Pro Team," his team said.

The Italian was one of the most liked riders on the circuit and there was an outpouring of sympathy in the cycling world.

Check Out Runtown's Pregnant Girlfriend In New Photo

The expectant mom shared the full photo on social media with the caption;

'I can't wait to hear your first cry...look in your eyes...kiss your little toes...smell your newborn skin...and hold you close in my arms for the first time... 👶🏽💙🤗'

Graphic Photos: Man Kills Brother Over Girlfriend In Abia State

One Ifeanyi Okali Ubaka shared the very sad story on Facebook. He explained how the brothers argued leading one of them to his death. The cuts were so horrible and one will be forced to say, he actually meant to kill him, not injure him. Really really sad.  What Ifeanyi wrote;

'Two brothers fights over a girl friend... This incident happened yesterday at Amaoba Village in Ikwuano LGA, Abia state.

Two brothers from the same village Amaoba, fights over a girl friend. I gathered that the young man lying dead, started the fight by hitting his brother, asking why he choose to go out with his girl friend, not knowing that his brother was prepared for him. He cut him with a matchet, unfortunately for him....he couldn't survive the cuts.' Continue...

Sylvester Stallone At 70, Looks Shockingly Youthful And Fit As He Steps Out For Lunch In Beverly Hills

He's one of Hollywood's veteran action stars. But Sylvester Stallone looked shockingly youthful as he stepped out for lunch in Beverly Hills yesterday.

Contrasting his cool attitude with a sunny yellow shirt, the 70-year-old talent looked both handsome and tough, the perfect combination for the timeless star.

During his outing, Sly donned dark denim while adding a splash of color with his stylish yellow button up.

The Rocky actor slicked his salt and pepper hair back into a handsome coif while covering his eyes in cool shades. He teamed his simple look with black sneakers, a nice watch, and a rugged chain link bracelet for added effect.

Kardashians To Film Reactions To Caitlyn Jenner Special

She sat down with Diane Sawyer in a Caitlyn special ahead of her tell-all autobiography last week. And sources report that the Kardashians are so outraged by Caitlyn Jenner's plans to out the family secrets, they are planning to film their reaction for the upcoming Keeping Up With The Kardashians series.

The reality star family are reportedly keen to give fans an insight to their side of the secrets the 67-year-old former athlete will reveal.

Sources told 'Everyone is at some point going to be filming reactions to the Caitlyn special, it just might not all be this weekend. It will be something taped for a future storyline for the show.'

Mariah Carey & Nick Spark Reconciliation Rumours After Enjoying A 2nd Night Out In A Row

Her toyboy ex Bryan Tanaka was reportedly jealous over her close relationship with her former flame Nick Cannon.

And with him firmly out of the picture, Mariah Carey enjoyed a second night out in a row with her ex husband - sparking rumours of a possible romantic reconciliation after they split in 2014 following six years of marriage.

The powerhouse vocalist, 47, dressed to accentuate her busty assets as she joined the TV personality, 36 - with whom she shares 5-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan for a dinner at Nobu Malibu last night.

North Korea Could Destroy The World With Just 3 Bombs, Warns Alejandro Cao De Benós

North Korea's 'unofficial ambassador to the West' has warned Pyongyang could destroy the entire world with just three bombs.

Alejandro Cao de Benós, 43, is an honorary special delegate for the DRPK’s Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries.

Speaking to Spanish news site Infobae, Cao de Benós, who spends his time between Pyongyang and his Spanish hometown of Tarrogona, described the secretive communist state as a utopia.

He said: 'The people have a basic, secure life with dignity. They live in a very peaceful way, there is no social conflict, we don't have people sleeping in the street... it's another way of life, one in which we all work in a huge cooperative movement.'

Tyga's Rumoured New Squeeze Jordan Ozuna Hits Back At Claims She Is Dating The Rapper

She hit the headlines as Tyga's supposed new flame. But natural stunner Jordan Ozuna has now hit back at claims she is Tyga's new girlfriend.

The 24-year-old model slammed reports she is dating the rapper who recently split from reality star Kylie Jenner. Taking to Twitter the raven-haired beauty wrote: 'Omg y'all I'm not dating tyga.. come on,' adding laughing face emojis.

Her denial comes after she was spotted getting close to him in Beverly Hills.

Notorious Adamawa Cocaine Dealer Jailed

The Adamawa State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA ) has confirmed the arrest and successful prosecution of a notorious cocaine dealer, Ahmed Buba, popularly known as ” Ajebo”.

Mr. Buba was nabbed with 13.9 grams of cracked cocaine.

Yakubu Kibo, the state commander of the agency, confirmed the development to journalists in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.

Mr. Kibo described the arrest as first of its kind in the history of cocaine seizures in the state, saying the drug kingpin, after his arrest, was charged to the Federal High Court, Yola, on April 12, 2017.

Kaduna To Replace Firewood Use With Cooking Gas

Kaduna state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Andrew Nok, has said that the state government would phase out the use of firewood in its 29 boarding schools across the state.

Nok said that already contract had been awarded for the supply of cooking gas, burners, tanks, pots, boilers and other cooking equipment for distribution to the schools.

He made this known while receiving the second phase of the supplies at Queen Amina College Kaduna on Saturday.

Nok, who was represented by the ministry’s Director for Higher Education, Mr John Gorah, said that using gas was cheaper, more hygienic, healthy and safe with minimal health risk compared with firewood.

Teacher And Kidnapped Girl Were Holed Up In Cabin With No Furniture

A Tennessee teacher who spent over a month hiding in a cabin with his 15-year-old student subsisted on meager items as law enforcement was actively searching for him.

Tad Cummins, 50, was taken into custody Thursday morning by a SWAT team who surrounded the unfinished cabin in Cecilville, California where he was staying with missing teen Elizabeth Thomas.

According to an inventory of items confiscated from the cabin by the FBI, there were four bedrolls, two vacuum filters, coconut oil, and socks. The FBI also confiscated beer cans and tissues.

The northern California caretaker who helped police arrest Cummins has spoken out to detail how he helped police arrest the fugitive.

Aaron Hernandez Murdered Odin Lloyd To Keep His Bisexuality A Secret

Former football star Aaron Hernandez may have killed Odin Lloyd in order to keep secret the fact that he was bisexual, according to a report which appeared in Newsweek.

Investigators are now examining whether Hernandez, who hanged himself in his jail cell before dawn on Wednesday at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts, was taunted by Lloyd just before he killed him.

In April 2015, Hernandez was convicted for shooting and killing Lloyd, a semi-professional football player, on June 17, 2013.

According to Newsweek, Lloyd may have known that Hernandez was carrying on an affair with a male friend who was forced to testify before the grand jury in the Lloyd case.

Dozens Of Psychiatry Experts Say Trump Has 'Dangerous Mental Illness'

A group of leading psychiatrists told a conference that Donald Trump has clear hallmarks of mental illness that compromise his role as president.

Twenty-five researchers made a drastic break away from ethical standards by meeting at Yale University on Thursday to discuss evidence questioning the commander-in-chief's mental health.

They were unanimous in their conclusions that the president suffers a combination of personality disorders.

The psychiatrists defended the move by saying it was their 'ethical responsibility' to warn the American public about the 'dangers' Trump poses to the country.

Khloe Kardashian Flashes Flesh In Skimpy Lingerie Couture As She Steps Out In LA

The 32-year-old embodied the show's premise as she flaunted her enviable curves stepping out in Los Angeles on Friday.

The reality star looked ravishing in red as she rocked a peek-a-boo wrap around an exposed brassiere and thigh-hugging knickers.

Khloe made the stairway her own catwalk as her strutting revealed the most gorgeous pair of pins.

The younger sister of Kim was a red hot vision as she revealed her ample bosom in a lacy bra. She matched the intimates with a plunging tailored blazer wrap. Khloe kept her new blonde hair short and swept to one side.

Calabar Tragedy: Man U Condoles With Families Of Deceased Fans

Football Club, Manchester United, have condoled with families of their fans who lost their lives at a viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state on Thursday.

While several reactions have trailed the tragic incident, the club took to twitter on Friday, saying:

“Our thoughts go out to the United fans, their friends and families affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, yesterday.”

The football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht on satellite television.

Mel B's Former Nanny Sues Her, Says You Lured Me Into Group S*x At Just 18

Mel B's former nanny Lorraine Gilles claims she was seduced into group sex by singer and Stephen Belafonte as she accuses the Spice Girl of depicting her as a 'homewrecker' in new lawsuit

Mel B seduced her former nanny into group sex and plied her with alcohol at just 18 years old, according to an explosive new lawsuit.

Lorraine Gilles is suing the singer for defamation during the former Spice Girl's turbulent divorce battle with estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.

In the lawsuit, Gilles claims Mel, 41, plied her with alcohol and involved her in a group sex act, and lashes out at the singer for portraying her a 'homewrecker and prostitute', according to TMZ.

Veteran Nollywood Actor Olumide Bakare Is Dead

Veteran nollywood actor olumide bakare is dead. He died early hours of this morning.
Bakare has been sick for over a year. It is said that he has been suffering from low blood into the heart and also has a lung-related ailment . May his soul rest in peace.

Pregnant Beyonce Shows Off Her Growing Baby Bump In Mini Dress And Thigh Highs

In February, she announced she's expecting twins with husband Jay Z.

And on Friday, Beyonce shared a series of snaps of herself on Instagram as she cradled her pregnant belly.

The 35-year-old flashed her thighs in the neutral draped mini, adding thigh-high boots and tinted sunglasses.

She chose a light pink high-neck number, with an oversized fit and an asymmetrical hemline.

Beyonce posed up a storm in her textured boots while toting a colorful clutch.

The Irreplaceable singer finished off her look with chunky earrings and rose gold tinted sunglasses.

Meet Tyga's New Squeeze: Jordan Ozuna

She's modeled in Kanye West's shows, admits to being 'obsessed' with Kim Kardashian, and bears a striking resemblance to Kylie Jenner.

So one can only imagine how excited former Hooters waitress Jordan Ozuna was, when she received a luncheon invite from Kylie's on/off boyfriend Tyga.

And the 24-year-old knew exactly what was required, pouting for the cameras in a very Kylie-like outfit before allowing Tyga to give her a public embrace, in the pictures taken on Thursday.
But it does get Jordan a step closer to the reality stardom of the Kardashian family - and a wider public profile, which could be a lucrative career move.

Afghan Army Base: Death Toll In Taliban Attack Passes 130

The number killed in a Taliban attack on an Afghan army base has risen to more than 130, most of them government soldiers.

Fighting lasted for several hours on Friday near the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in northern Balkh province.

Insurgents targeted those leaving Friday prayers at the base's mosque and others in a canteen, the army said.

The Taliban said in a statement they had carried out the attack, using suicide bombers to breach defences.

Man Hangs Self At Port Harcourt Catholic Church

Tragedy struck in the early hours of yesterday as a parishioner allegedly hung himself   at a catholic church premises in Creek road, Port Harcourt.

He was found dead in the church hall with a rope round his neck. The deceased who was simply identified as Kachi was reportedly an active member of the church. Nobody could say what prompted him to commit suicide.

Residents gathered around the church when  news of the sad incident broke out.

Some  described him as an active member of the church, adding that he was a Mass Servant at a time. They also said he  should be below 24 years of age.

Buhari Expresses Shock Over Death Of Football Fans In Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the loss of lives of several Nigerians at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State, arising from the collapse of high tension cable on a house roof Thursday night.

The President who was saddened to learn of the tragic event commiserated with the government, people of state, and football fans nationwide.

In a statement by his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari “commends the State Government for the prompt action in setting up a commission of inquiry into the incident, and its offer of assistance to the victims and their families.”

CAN President Tells FG, Enough Of Killings Of Christians

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle has cautioned the Federal Government over continued excuses for the killing of Christians in the North even as he urged the administration to avoid accusation of favouritism of one religion in its appointments.

Rev. Ayokunle at a press conference in Abuja yesterday said that it was regrettable that the Federal Government with its instruments of coercion has simply been unable to apprehend or prosecute several of the alleged herdsmen he claimed were responsible for the killing of Christians in many parts of the country.

Dr. Ayokunle who is also president of the Nigerian Baptist Convention spoke at a press conference to herald the 104th annual session of the convention holding in Abuja.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Uche Nnanna & Hubby Celebrate 3rd Wedding Anniversary

Aww so beautiful to know the actress and her hubby are still going strong.

Russia Brands Jehovah Witnesses "Extremist" Organization, Says They Must Lose Property To Govt

Russia's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Jehovah's Witnesses were an "extremist" organization and must disband and hand over all property to the state, local media said.

The religious grouping confirmed the ruling about its "liquidation" in Russia.

"We are greatly disappointed by this development and deeply concerned about how this will affect our religious activity,” Yaroslav Sivulskiy, a spokesman for Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia, said in emailed comments.

"We will appeal this decision, and we hope that our legal rights and protections as a peaceful religious group will be fully restored as soon as possible."

Alas! Driver Absconds With Madam's Mercedes Benz In Lagos (Photos)

A driver has absconded with his madam's Mercedes Benz in Lagos. Her son has however taken to social media to plead to Nigerians to help them locate him saying, there's even a monetary reward for whoever fins him. His words below...

MTV Base DJ TTB Joins The Blonde Hair Gang

Popular disc jockey DJ TTB recently celebrated the 1st birthday of his daughter Aamani and to celebrate, he and his pretty wife, Gwen shared some lovely shots of their family.

The MTV Base DJ has also joined the ‘blonde hair gang’ aimed at giving him a fresh new look. More photos below...

Internet Talking About Late Ugo's Last Tweet

Just wow! Wow!! May his soul rest in peace.

Death Calls Again! DAWN DG Dipo Famakinwa Is Dead

The Director General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, DAWN, Commission, Dipo Famakinwa is dead.

Mr. Famakinwa’s organisation was responsible for designing and implementing the blueprint for better integration and governance of the six south-western states.

Mr. Famakinwa died in a Lagos hospital on the eve of planned evacuation for medical treatment abroad. May his soul rest in peace.

Oh Dear! Hospitalized Ugo Ehiogu Is Dead

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training centre yesterday. You read the report here.

A Spurs statement said Ehiogu died in hospital in the early hours of today.

Ehiogu, who was Spurs' Under-23s coach, was capped four times by England.

"Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the club," said Tottenham's head of coaching and development John McDermott.  Ugo's immense presence will be irreplaceable. A hugely popular figure with a growing reputation as a coach, he concluded.

Suspended SGF, Babachir Lawal Caught Sticking Out His Tongue To Reporters

Lol, we all have our little 'demons' don't we?

Kris Jenner Insists She Did Not Know About Caitlyn's Gender Issues Before They Had S3x

Kris Jenner is not happy about ex Caitlyn Jenner's upcoming memoir.

In a newly released clip from Keeping Up With The Kardashians released by E!, the 61-year-old momager fumes over the upcoming tell-all even saying that everything about their relationship written in the book was made up.

In the tense two-minute clip, Kris could be seen confiding in daughters Kim and Khloe as she explains that she had read a manuscript of the book and that the only nice thing Caitlyn, 67, said about her was that she was great socially at a party once.

Governor Okowa, Delta State First Class Scholarship Recipients Need Yor Attention Here

Dear Ladun,

I am speaking on behalf of myself and the other Delta State First Class Scholarship recipients who are currently studying overseas and have not had their scholarship funds released for 2-3 years. Tuitions have not been paid, creditors are on our necks, and there are some in which deportation is being considered. Please we need your help to get Governor Okowa's attention by helping to spread the word. We've been backed into a corner here and we need all the help we can get. The link below is to the online petition we started, it tells the full story.

Oya go and read o. God bless us all.

Mom Who Knew Baby Would Not Survive Carried Her Full Term Just To Donate Her Organs

A couple who chose to carry their terminally ill baby full-term, knowing she would not survive for long, were forced to say goodbye on the day she was born.

On Tuesday Keri, from Oklahoma, USA, posted a bitter-sweet family photograph to her Instagram page holding her newborn baby while husband Royce and their son smile next to her hospital bed.

The mum wrote: "We said hello and goodbye to our sweet Eva yesterday. She was so perfect in her own little way. I'll be sharing more about her incredible story later."

Keri and Royce Young attended their ultrasound scan in December 2016 and were told their baby had the rare condition anencephaly, meaning she had no brain and would never develop one. The devastated couple made the brave decision to continue with the pregnancy - fully aware their baby would only live anywhere between five minutes and 36 hours - so that her organs could be harvested, saying it was the decision they would 'regret the least'.

Cops Rescue Kidnapped Student From Teacher After 5 Weeks Search

Former Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins was arrested this morning near a remote commune in northern California and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, whom he was alleged to have kidnapped, was found unharmed nearly 2,500 miles from home after an intense five-week search.

At a press conference held Thursday afternoon, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) spokesperson Josh DeVine recounted how a tip from a resident led to Cummins' capture and Thomas' recovery.

According to the official, at around 11pm on Wednesday, TBI got a call from a man saying he may have encountered the wanted pair.

Tennessee Sheriff Admits Having A Threesome In A Trailer With Two Female Prison Inmates, Others

Fentress County Sheriff Charles Cravens pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of honest services fraud and one count of deprivation of rights under color of law.

The US attorney's office in Nashville said the 47-year-old sheriff is accused of summoning a female jail inmate to his office for sex.

The prosecutor's office said the sheriff is also accused of driving that inmate and another one to a trailer and having sex with them both.

Authorities say the sheriff is also accused of having sex with a third inmate in his car and participating in the beating of a male inmate. Cravens' attorney, Alex Little, said he would comment later in the day.

Cravens is scheduled to be sentenced on July 20. He could face up to 20 years in prison.

He is said to have maintained a sexual relationship with the two inmates until their release.

Heartbroken Fiancée Of Aaron Hernandez & Dughter Seen For The 1st Time After His Death

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancée and their daughter were pictured for the first time today since the convicted murderer’s suicide, after it emerged he had been planning his death for weeks.

Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, 27, carried a car seat for her four-year-old daughter Avielle and was accompanied by a friend as she left her mother Jodi’s house in Bristol, Connecticut.

The usually immaculately turned-out Jenkins-Hernandez appeared tired and drawn as she left the row house shortly before sunset.

Earlier in the day, discovered Hernandez had been plotting his suicide for some time, giving away all of his possessions to other prisoners before he was found hanged in his cell alongside three handwritten notes.

He had also soaped the floor of his cell so that he would not be able to stand if he changed his mind.

K1, Davido To Perform At Eniola Badmus' Dad's Burial

Oma mad gaan (It's going to be lit). The final burial party for the father of Nollywood actress/comedian Eniola Badmus will take place this weekend on Sunday 23rd of April in Lagos. The actress lost her father last month at the age of 85.This weekend will be an opportunity for her and members of her family to host all friends and well-wishers to celebrate the life of their dear father.

Expected to perform at the event are King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall (K1) and Davido with so many side attraction. The burial will also attract important dignitaries from all works of life.

Check Out This Welcome Logo At A Joint In Lagos

Soul Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead In His Car

Cuba Gooding Sr, soul-singer singer and father of the Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., has been found dead, aged 72.

His son’s publicist confirmed Gooding Sr’s death, after his body was reportedly found in a parked car in the San Fernando Valley in California. Upon arrival at Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills, paramedics tried but failed to revive the singer.

While they did not name Gooding Sr, LAPD officials have confirmed that there was “no indication of foul play or homicide” with the death in question, and that his death will now be passed on to the coroner for an inquest. As The Sun reports, sources close to the investigation claim an overdose is suspected.

The singer was a member of The Main Ingredient and also enjoyed a solo career with Motown Records – with hits including ‘Everybody Plays the Fool’ and ‘Just Don’t Want to be Lonely’.

Paris Shooting: Gunman Was 'Focus Of Anti-Terror' Probe

The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name.

Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city's suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical.

French police are also hunting for a man who has been identified by Belgian security services, an interior ministry spokesman says.

The gunman was killed by security forces on the Champs-Elysees.

Kim Kardashian Steps Out Again In What Appears To Be An Image Of Virgin Mary

She was slammed by some fans on social media after she transformed into the Virgin Mary for her latest Kimoji.

But Kim Kardashian, 36, seemed unfazed by the criticism as she stepped out in a little black dress featuring what appeared to be an image of the religious icon on her chest.

The reality star showed off her figure in the racy number, which was both slightly sheer and skintight, while leaving a photo shoot in LA on Thursday. Her and the Kardashians are celebrating 10 years on TV together.

The beauty's short raven locks were styled in a messy fashion as she accessorized with cute strappy sandals and a phone case by Wild and Woolly, The short black dress showed off the mother-of-two's sensational figure and tiny waist.

Buhari’s Absence At State Functions Worrisome – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from state functions, especially the weekly Federal Executive Council meetings.

The governor, in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti, on Thursday, by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, asked if the President was now governing the country by proxy.

According to him, it is becoming obvious that a group of cabal is exercising the powers of the President.

He said, “Everyday, what we hear is ‘President said this’, ‘President said that’ without seeing the President in any official function and one is prompted to ask, where is the President? I saw the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, on television responding to his suspension and what came to my mind was that there could actually be many Presidents operating in the Buhari’s Presidency.

Arkansas Executes Man In First Death Penalty Use In 12 Years

Arkansas has executed Ledell Lee in the US state's first use of the death penalty in 12 years.

It is the first of a series of executions expected after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling blocking the use of a lethal injection.

Justices reversed the ban on the use of vecuronium bromide, one of the three drugs used by the state.

Lee's third request to stay the execution was denied.

Serena Williams To Stop Active Sports Till She Gives Birth

Serena Williams, the most successful female player of the Open era, you already know is pregnant - just 12 weeks after winning a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title.

The American, 35, is due to give birth in the autumn, her representative has confirmed.

If accurate, that would mean Williams was around eight weeks pregnant while winning in Melbourne.

However, Williams will miss the rest of the season, having not played since the Australian Open, citing a knee injury.