Saturday, August 4, 2018
"Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, (CNN presenter) Don Lemon. He made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do," the president tweeted of the Los Angeles Lakers player.
In an interview on Tuesday, also broadcast on late Friday, James told CNN he believed Trump "is kind of trying to divide us."
In an interview with Premium Times, Obasanjo swore he will never support Atiku and the doctor of theology also invoked God to buttress his position:
“How can I be on the same side with Atiku?” Mr Obasanjo asked. “To do what?” “If I support Atiku for anything, God will not forgive me. If I do not know, yes. But once I know, Atiku can never enjoy my support,” he added.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP David Misal, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the crisis erupted in Nyiwa and Yerimaru areas on Thursday as a result of a misunderstanding between a farmer and a herder.
He said units of mobile policemen and soldiers from the 20 battalions in Serti have been deployed to the area to maintain law and order.
Dori Myers, 29, had sexual relations with the boy numerous times and in numerous locations but will not be stripped of her teaching licence.
Instead, the social studies teacher, who is married to Matt Myers, a sheriff's deputy in her home state of New York, has to register as a sex offender.
She has also been given 10 years of probation.
One of the sex workers, simply identified as Kaamsi, who claimed to be a leader of the group in Umunze in the Orumba South Local Government Area of the state, told Saturday Punch on Friday that her members in the state had decided to starve policemen.
She said, “These policemen constitute over 50 per cent of our customers, yet they come here at the garden to harass and intimidate us on daily basis. About two days ago, no fewer than 10 of our members here were arrested and taken to SARS office. They were maltreated and so dehumanized before they were granted bail and asked to pay through their noses before they regained freedom.
Speaking to Saturday Beats he said, “Children of this generation may think they are having fun because they didn’t experience what some of us experienced but they are caged. Most of their life is spent either in front of television or the computer game.
My children are a bit different; they are not addicted to anything. Even the most senior one who has a phone, most times I force him to pick the phone because he doesn’t stay on it.
“I am still looking for that right woman; a woman who is going to love me for me, not just for my social status or anything; I don’t want to get into any relationship that won’t last.
She should be there for me like a mother and a sister; she should be able to treat me the way my mum is treating me right now. I appreciate my mum so much; she has been very supportive, if I’m to come to this world again, I’d still want her to be my mum.”
Accoridng to reports, she spotted Olumide with a woman and soon after Olumide returned home, she ignited a fight and in the process brought out a knife and stabbed Olumide in the chest.
May the soul of Olumide rest in peace o. Too sad!
Counter-terror authorities in the north African state said they had identified two people who had been working in “close association” with a man suspected of plotting an attack in Germany.
Police in Cologne had arrested the 29-year-old, a Tunisian national known only as Sief Allah H, in June following a raid on a block of flats in which ricin was discovered.
The Tunisian interior ministry said the first of the two terror suspects had attempted to join up with militant groups in Syria, but had turned his attention to Germany when his original plan failed.
The Dulles International Airport maintenance worker had heard children were flying in from Sierra Leone, the country she had left years earlier, and she needed to see them.
When they arrived, their bodies spoke of the brutality she had escaped: A 4-year-old girl was missing her right arm below the elbow. A 4-year-old boy had lost his left leg beyond his knee. A 15-year-old girl’s left arm stopped at her wrist.
Jalloh didn’t know any of them, but she rushed in their direction, pulled them into a hug and sobbed.
Melaye said he asked his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, to collect the passport on his behalf as he no longer felt safe with the police.
The lawmaker, who briefed journalists in Abuja yesterday alleged that several attempts by him to retrieve his passport from the police based on the order of the court had failed.
“The same police have been looking for me to kill me. As I speak to you, I have six arraignments in six different courts for one frivolous, framed-up charge or the other. No politician has been so humiliated in this country. Six arraignment! One by the Federal Government through the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and five by the Nigeria Police. The latest was on Wednesday last week, a fresh arraignment before an FCT High Court,” he said.
The same month, the police paraded 44 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists as well as three suspects who killed their girlfriends
My girlfriend accused me of infidelity —Shaba
19 years old Junior Omo Shaba who confessed to stabbing to death, his 18 years old girlfriend identified as Matilda Odiri said his late girlfriend accused him of infidelity. Shaba, who regretted his action which he described as a mistake said he abandoned the corpse of his girlfriend by the side of the road when he sighted vigilante men on patrol near the scene of the crime.
The parent, named as Shakayla Denson, 26, has been arrested after allegedly throwing her young child into the water in front of horrified onlookers.
Police in Tampa have now charged the woman with first-degree felony murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of four-year-old Je'Hyrah Daniels.
Divers scoured the Hillsborough River for hours on Thursday and pulled the child's body out at around 4.30pm.
The Police Command in Kaduna State on Friday, confirmed that Malam Ahmad Garko, an Islamic preacher known as ‘Al-Garkawy had been abducted by gunmen while working in his farm.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, DSP Murkhtar Aliyu, confirmed the incident in a statement in Kaduna.
Aliyu said that the preacher was abducted on Thursday along with two other persons, believed to be either his sons or students.
“The Kaduna State Police Command wishes to categorically state that, on 02/8/2018 at about 1340 hours, a distress call was received that one Malam Ahmad Garko, popularly known as ‘Al-Garkawy’ went to his farm in Maguzawa village, Igabi Local Government Area.
The Director-General of the Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Ibrahim Dingyadi, who confirmed the incident, said that 12 people were also rescued.
Dingyadi said that the victims were Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from a camp in the state. According to him, the boat mishap is as a result of overloading.
He said that 33 people boarded the boat from the IDP camp at Gandi community going to a village known as Gidan Kare in the Rabah Local Government Area of the state.
The SEMA chief said that no sooner had council officials reported the incident than the agency set out to rescue the victims. He said that the victims were mainly women and children and that the dead people among them had since been buried. May their souls rest in peace.
In an interview with Saturday Beats during the week, the beautiful entertainer emphasised that she never expected that she would ever be a single mother as she described herself as someone who appreciates marriage and believes in building a family with her man.
She said, “It hasn’t been easy raising my daughter alone, I never ever wished I’d be a single mother because I am a family person and I am someone that has always loved marriage and raising a family. It’s sad for me; sometimes I cry over it because it is not easy raising my child alone. There were times when my daughter asked me about her father and I don’t know what to tell her.
Along the line, 42-year-old Adisa Idris , fell out with the man and buried herself in her business as a food vendor in Apapa area of Lagos state.
Thereafter, she met another man, Idris, a hustler at the Apapa port, with whom she has two children. Today, another fate, different from the heart break she suffered in her first relationship, has befallen her.
Friday, August 3, 2018
South Korean consumer electronics titan Samsung remained the top smartphone maker, shipping 71.5 million handsets, but Huawei moved into second position with shipments of 54.2 million, according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
Silicon Valley-based Apple shipped 41.3 million iPhones, claiming 12.1 per cent of the global market compared to 20.9 per cent for Samsung and 15.8 per cent for Huawei.
In photos shared online, he arrived at the airport in Guangzhou after being placed in handcuffs alongside another Nigerian man deported with him.
They were also escorted to board their flight to be sure they were really return to Nigeria. The reason for their deportation was not disclosed.
In 1995, Phelps – who is one of the “most successful and decorated Olympians of all time” – completed the 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:10:48. Clark just beat that time at 1:09:38.
He didn’t just beat Phelps, either – he won the race a full five seconds ahead of the competition and placed first in every event at the Far Western International Championship, which was held at the Salinas Aquatic Center at Salinas, California.
Under a “zero burial” policy introduced about six months ago, authorities in rural regions of Jiangxi province have waged war on the traditional practice, going so far as to seize or destroy coffins that many poor families have spent their lives saving up to buy.
The Jiangxi government’s aim is to make cremation the sole approved method of disposing of people’s remains. Intended as a way to save land and to discourage extravagant burial ceremonies, authorities in many cities across the province have set a deadline of September for becoming “cremation only”.
Abam who just welcomed a child is set to dedicate him on Sunday, 5th of August, before his life was cut short. His church members, family and friends have taken to Facebook to mourn him. See some tributes below...
The rifle-carrying attackers entered the Khawaja Hassan mosque in Gardez city, Paktia province, during Friday prayers and started shooting at worshippers before detonating their explosives, said Sardar Wali Tabasum.
"Emergency teams have collected 25 bodies from the mosque premises and 40 people have been rushed to hospital," said Abdullah Hazrat, a senior government official who was at the blast site.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
The 40-year-old left doctors baffled as his balls grew uncontrollably, leaving him a prisoner in his own body.
Dan's condition stopped him doing everything from showering on his own, camping with his friends to being intimate with his wife.
He had to pee in the shower because the size of his scrotum means he couldn't aim into the toilet bowl.
Dozens of eagle-eyed followers noted that Kourtney's right arm appeared to be unnaturally thin - and much more slender than her left - in the black and white photo, which was unveiled this week.
One posted: 'Wow. Who shopped this? They need to be fired. What's with Kourtney's one arm?'
Others noted that Kendall, 22, appeared to have been positioned at an odd angle in front of her sisters.
Also paraded were Bilyaminu Yahaya, Jubril Zulkifi, Ahmed Sheu Adili and Masarana Hamza for engaging in homosexual practice. [You already know these ones will be sentenced to 14 years in prison right?] Lol, Nigeria says no to gay, lesbians and the other ones with real funny names, whatever names you call them duh! Lol.. We don't want, we are not doing... don't pollute our country!
Josephine Muthoni Kariuki had entered into a contract with Neon Kian Fu who agreed to pay her an additional Sh30, 000 per month for the entire pregnancy period.
Muthoni, 27, who gave birth to baby Neo Yu Jie, caused drama at Mombasa Hospital when doctors attempted to hand the child over to the legal father.
It is however not clear why Muthoni changed her mind despite signing legal papers to give the child to the Chinese father who is on a three-month visit to Kenya on a tourist visa.
Kim in the photo wore an olive bra and matching high-cut bottoms while wiping chocolate from a spoon with her finger.
She wrote in the caption for her roughly 115 million Instagram followers: 'bake sesh'. Kim had her long dark hair down and wore full eye makeup and lipstick for her baking session.
He was known for his head-to-toe tattoos and starred alongside Lady Gaga in her Born This Way music video in 2011.
Zombie Boy's body was found in his apartment in the Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood in Montreal, Canada, on Wednesday.
Gaga has said the death is "beyond devastating" and revealed he had taken his own life.
But when she failed to return after an hour he went looking for her and found her ‘in a compromising position’ with another villager called Dhatchanamoorthi.
Shocked Senthamarai lost a chunk of his penis, alongside some clothing, during an ugly bust-up with the pair, police said.
Adewale, who was paraded by the state police command in Akure, alleged that he had not been paid salary for almost a year. The suspect told newsmen that the deceased was his benefactor, having invited him to join the company after he was jobless for years.
He said the deceased and himself had worked in a cocoa company in Ondo town, which later folded up. According to Adegoroye, he had been complaining of hunger and maltreatment for a long time, but the deceased had turned deaf ears to his complaints.
A lot of people have applauded him for that, saying it is a way forward, while some feel, the couple have made up. What do you think of this?
Her last personal assistant however has a different opinion firing back at the singer. What the young lady wrote after the cut…
The Nigeria international found the net six times in 10 appearances at the Russian club, three times as many as he managed in his 21 Premier League appearances.
He scored twice at the World Cup, with both goals coming against Iceland in the Group D clash.
Al-Nassr said he had signed a four-year contract but did not disclose the transfer fee.
Frank, who is silenced on whether he is joining another political party soon, said he is ready again to contribute his quota to the progress and development of Nigeria by joining hands with progressive forces to rescue it from collapse, poverty, corruption, tyranny, ignominy and undemocratic leadership.
Frank said this in a statement released this morning.
Dr Jon Goldin claimed parents are being forced into buying the devices for their young children so they aren’t left out at school.
The vice chairman of the Royal College of Psychologists said government guidance on when to give smartphones to children would help parents stand their ground.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, he said: ‘Children often say to their parents: “All my friends are [getting phones] and you are not allowing me to do that.”
The 36-year-old singing sensation and her rapper husband shared a smooch on stage after they were given the go ahead to perform.
Beyonce donned thigh-high boots and a jewel encrusted bodysuit, while Jay was in an a 70s-style suit and a large pendant necklace hung from his neck.
The 39-year-old rapper got $1.1million less than his original asking price for the Alpharetta, Georgia home, according to Realtor.com.
In a 2003 episode of How I'm Living, the U Remind Me hitmaker revealed he'd dreamed of owning the home ever since he first saw it at 13-years-old, before purchasing it seven years later.
Usher, whose full name is Usher Raymond IV, revealed in the BET show that he first saw the house when it belonged to music producer L.A. Reid.
'One day, I want to own a house like this,' the singer recalled thinking at the time.
And today, Iggy Azalea thrilled her fans when she stripped off and went completely n*ked to celebrate the release of her new album, Survive The Summer.
The 28-year-old uploaded a nude snap of herself, using a $2,000 Prada handbag to protect her modesty.
In the racy image, Iggy wears just neon accessories including the bag and a pair of matching stilettos.