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Adolf Hitler’s Toilet Seat, Stolen For Years, Set To Be Auctioned At £15k
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Adolf Hitler’s Toilet Seat, Stolen For Years, Set To Be Auctioned At £15k

US soldier looted Adolf Hitler's toilet seat from the dictator's private bathroom, Ragnvald Borch took it while at the Berghof, Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. The bizarre relic is expected to fetch £15,000 at auction in Maryland One of the Second World War’s most bizarre relics – Adolf Hitler’s toilet seat – is going up for auction. Expected to fetch £15,000, it was looted by a US soldier from the dictator’s private bathroom at the Berghof, his retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Ragnvald Borch was told by senior officers to ‘get what you want’ from the Berghof, which had been badly damaged by Allied bombing in the last days of the war. When asked by another soldier why he was carrying a toilet seat, Sergeant Borch replied: ‘Where do you think Hitler put his ass?’ He shi...
US-based Nigerian professor and Political columnist, Okey Ndibe allegedly detained by DSS before being allowed to board his flight
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US-based Nigerian professor and Political columnist, Okey Ndibe allegedly detained by DSS before being allowed to board his flight

US-based Nigerian professor and Political columnist, Okey Ndibe was allegedly detained by the DSS before being allowed to board his flight yesterday January 20.   Nigerian-born former Chief of Staff to the Board of Montgomery County Public Schools in Rockville, Maryland, (MCPS) USA, Ikhide Roland Ikheloa made the disclosure via a tweet he shared.   Ikhide first tweeted;   I understand that Professor Okey Ndibe has been prevented from boarding his flight to his family in the US, by Nigeria’s secret police. In a democracy. How is Okey even a threat to Nigeria’s security?     Serving an update on this, he wrote;   Update: “After detaining me for a bit, they handed back my passport and said, No vex(!). I’ve now boarded my flight. Tha...
Meet 27-Year-Old Nigeria Lady, Roxy Ogechi Ndebumadu, Who Is The Chairwoman Of Bowie County, Maryland USA
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Meet 27-Year-Old Nigeria Lady, Roxy Ogechi Ndebumadu, Who Is The Chairwoman Of Bowie County, Maryland USA

Roxy Ogechi Ndebumadu Making Changes Much of my inspiration for the philanthropic work that I do stems from being a domestic abuse survivor. Surviving abuse inspired me to help fundraise for the Women's Center, an organization that provides abuse survivors and families with scaled counseling, education, support, and advocacy services along with leadership and career mentoring. My passion for world issues steered me to become co-chair of the Robert S. Brookings Society, Washington, D.C. chapter at the Brookings Institution, a think tank that engages thought leaders in conversation around policy and changemaking, where I recently helped lead discussions on technology access and the urban and rural divide. Serving as a mentor for Women in Technology, a program that promotes technology...
Nigerian Musician Lamboginny Visits Montgomery County Correctional Facility Maryland U.S.A
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Nigerian Musician Lamboginny Visits Montgomery County Correctional Facility Maryland U.S.A

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services DJS was honored to have Prison Reform Musician and Motivational Speaker Lamboginny visit Cheltenham Youth Detention Center and the Alfred D. Noyes Children's Center. The youth enjoyed a performance and an engaging discussion about values and future plans. Yinka Lawanson, better known as Lamboginny, is a high energy Afro-dancehall musician and Global Prison Ambassador from Lagos, Nigeria. He also visited Montgomery County Correctional Facility on the 27th of Feb 2020. Where he performed and spoke to the inmates. He uses his music as a platform for prison reform around the world, and last year performed at the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference. His goal is to positively impact those in prison, and to secure freedom for the wrongfull...
‘It looks bad’ – Emotional Asensio taken to hospital for checks after injury against Arsenal
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‘It looks bad’ – Emotional Asensio taken to hospital for checks after injury against Arsenal

The Spaniard was involved in an innocuous-looking incident in the second half as he appeared to suffer significant damage to his knee Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has been taken to hospital for checks after he was stretchered from the field with a "worrisome" knee injury during the penalty shootout win over Arsenal in Maryland. The attacking midfielder appeared to get his foot stuck in the turf during a tussle with Gunners star Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang around the hour mark, before falling to the pitch clutching his left knee. Asensio was seen banging the turf in frustration after suffering the issue before covering his face to hide his emotion as he was removed from the pitch by medical staff - with Real coach Zinedine Zidane admitting the injury could be serious.
The New Look Of The Rehabilitated Independence Tunnel In Maryland, Lagos
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The New Look Of The Rehabilitated Independence Tunnel In Maryland, Lagos

The Lagos State Government is doing all it could to make sure the state is free of potholes and to also make the road motorable for all road users. Part of the many roads embarked on by the Lagos State Works team is the reconstruction of the Independence Tunnel at Maryland Road. The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) yesterday completed the rehabilitation work on the Maryland Independence Tunnel.
Bettie Jenifer’s Killer: We Underrated Their Threats – Family Speaks
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Bettie Jenifer’s Killer: We Underrated Their Threats – Family Speaks

Bettie Jenifer’s killer was reportedly underrated by the family of the late wife of Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh, a family source has revealed. According to a report received by Ghanacelebrities.com, the family said they never expected that the threatening messages could result in Jenifer’s gruesome murder. The source added that Bettie Jenifer’s killer who sent the threatening messages was underrated, because the family and Jenifer herself did not see the urgency in seeking protection from security forces. “What kind of a sick man follows a woman with bullets until he finally fatally knocks her down with one? Or what kind of person would sanction this nefarious act against another, especially a woman? During my conversation with a family source, I was informed that even thoug...
Chris Attoh Breaks Silence after his Wife’s Murder
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Chris Attoh Breaks Silence after his Wife’s Murder

Chris Attoh has finally broken his silence after his wife’s murder in the United State of America. His wife Bettie Jenifer was on Friday evening shot dead by an unknown gunmen in the parking lot after she left her office. In a message the actor posted on Twitter, while advising his fans to never give up in whatever they find doing, he said they also should never look down on themselves but up in the sky at the stars Chris Attoh Tweeted: #CHRIS ATTOH One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives 44-year-old American, Bettie Jenifer who got married to Chris Attoh in October in a private traditional marriage ceremony in Accra was shot dead last Friday, 10th May 2019 around 5:0 PM in Maryland, USA. According to poli...
Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe
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Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe

That was the conclusion some social media users have come to after news broke on the death of the actor’s wife in Maryland, United States of America. Reports have it that Chris Attoh’s wife, Bettie Jenifer was shot shot in the head by an unknown gunman at the parking lot of her office building in Maryland on Friday evening. “Police were searching for a gunman who fatally shot a woman in the head in the parking lot of a Maryland office building Friday,” said the news outlet.“The woman, identified as 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer of Bowie, had left the office in the 6300 blocks of Ivy Lane and was walking to her car when a man armed with a handgun approached her, the Greenbelt police department said.” Bettie reportedly tried to run away, but the gunman followed her firing at ...
Chris Attoh Tweeted About His ‘Shaky’ Marriage After His Wife Was Shot Dead
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Chris Attoh Tweeted About His ‘Shaky’ Marriage After His Wife Was Shot Dead

 Chris Attoh tweeted about his 'shaky' marriage, 30 minutes after his wife Bettie Jennifer was shot dead in Maryland, United States. Recall that we reported that Bettie Jennifer was shot dead on Friday around 5pm, and was pronounced dead when police arrived at the crime scene. Chris Attoh and Bettie Jenifer married at a ceremony in Accra October 2018. This was shortly after divorcing his first wife, Nigerian actor DamiloIa Adegbite, with whom he has a son. Last week, Chris Attoh sparked speculation on social media that all was not well with his second marriage after he deleted all of Bettie’s pictures from his social media pages. A quick check on social media, revealed that Chris Attoh tweeted about his 'shaky' marriage, 30 minutes (5:31pm) after his wife Bettie Jennifer was shot dead...
Actor Chris Attoh’s Wife Killed In Maryland
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Actor Chris Attoh’s Wife Killed In Maryland

Woman killed in Maryland shooting has been identified as Chris Attoh’s wife, Bettie Jennifer. It was gathered that the 44-year-old was followed by a suspect who reportedly fired multiple rounds at her, with at least one shot hitting her. A man described as black and having a thin build with black hair shot her in a parking lot and then fled in a blue vehicle. She was said to have been declared dead at the scene.
34-year old Rudolph Smith Arrested for Knowingly Infecting Women s with HIV
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34-year old Rudolph Smith Arrested for Knowingly Infecting Women s with HIV

Rudolph Smith, a resident of Maryland has been arrested after police said he knowingly transferred HIV to multiple women he met through online dating. Police arrested Randolph after almost two years of collecting evidence to prove he was knowingly exposing women to HIV. Smith is now facing four counts each of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and knowing transfer of HIV. Frederick County police are also asking people who had sex with Smith during or after July 2017 to contact them. Smith started his scheme back in 2017 and used sites such as BackPage and Bumble meet his victims so he could have sexual relations with them. He would use dating apps and websites to meet different women and have sex with them
Man And Woman Found Dead Inside a Car in Lagos State
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Man And Woman Found Dead Inside a Car in Lagos State

An unidentified man and woman were earlier today found dead inside a car in Lagos state#, leading to confusion at Maryland area of the state. The pair were found unconscious in the vehicle by a resident, and it seemed they were discussing before they died. The shocked residents raised an alarm and notified the police. Police officers who arrived the scene, evacuated the corpses of the dead victims as investigation into their deaths are underway. Residents were gripped with fear over the incident as many kept wondering what must have led to their tragic and untimely deaths. Facebook user Azeez Adekoya, took to the platform to share pictures of the deceased.
Yahoo Boys Seen Flogging Young Man Who Ripped Them Off Of $22k In Lagos (Photos)
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Yahoo Boys Seen Flogging Young Man Who Ripped Them Off Of $22k In Lagos (Photos)

A graphic video which emerged online and is making the rounds on social media, shows the shocking moment some suspected Yahoo boys were flogging a young man who allegedly ripped them off of $22k (about N7.5m) in the Maryland area of Lagos. The clip showed some soldiers who were present during the torture of the victim as they were said to be hired by the internet fraudsters to brutalize their colleague who defrauded them of their fraud money. The identities of the Yahoo boys, the victim or the army officers who supervised the torture, were not ascertained by TORI News as at the tio me of filing this report. We could not publish the video here as a result of its graphic content, but it has appeared all over the internet.
Britney Spears Suffers Major Wardrobe Malfunction
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Britney Spears Suffers Major Wardrobe Malfunction

Grammy winner Britney Spears suffered, yet another, wardrobe malfunction in Maryland Friday night while performing her second Piece of Me concert onstage The Theater inside MGM National Harbor. In a video captured by YouTube user Salvatore Bellamo, the 36-year-old mother-of-two could be seen adjusting her Marco Morante-designed, sparkly black bra to better boost her cleavage during a set change mid-song.
Bright Omon Breaks Guinness World Record For Longest Dance Marathon By An Individual
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Bright Omon Breaks Guinness World Record For Longest Dance Marathon By An Individual

Bright Omon has successfully broken the Guinness World Record for the Longest Dance Marathon by an Individual! Dancing 7 days nonstop, that’s what it took Omon to break the current record. He was visited by Pinki Debbie, who broke the record herself in 7 days back in November, 2017. Omon however hasn’t stopped dancing and can still be found at the Maryland Mall, Maryland. Celebrating his achievement on his Instagram, he wrote: Record broken!!!! We did it!! Now let’s raise the bar!!!
Atiku Abubakar Reportedly Sells US Home For $2.95m
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Atiku Abubakar Reportedly Sells US Home For $2.95m

A luxury mansion co-owned by a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned, according to an exclusive report by Premium Times. The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former U.S. Congressman, William Jefferson. The seven-bedroom cream-coloured single family brick house on 9731 Sorrel Ave, Potomac, Maryland, was originally listed for $3.25 million on Zillow and other online real estate websites on January 25, 2018 but was eventually sold for a pending offer of $2.95 million on February 26, 2018 after an online auction. A pending offe...
In Preparation For 2019 Presidential Election, Atiku Sells Controversial $2.95M U.S. Home
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In Preparation For 2019 Presidential Election, Atiku Sells Controversial $2.95M U.S. Home

A luxury mansion co-owned by a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned. The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former U.S. Congressman, William Jefferson. Blocked from America Atiku sells controversial 295 million US home Lailasnews The seven-bedroom cream-coloured single-family brick house on 9731 Sorrel Ave, Potomac, Maryland, was originally listed for $3.25 million on Zillow and other online real estate websites on January 25, 2018 but was eventually sold for a pending offer of $2.95 million on February 26, 2018 after an online auc...
US Based Nigerian Queen, Mary Timms Flags Off Fight Against Rape Campaign With Video
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US Based Nigerian Queen, Mary Timms Flags Off Fight Against Rape Campaign With Video

American based Nigerian top model Queen Mary Timms who won the Face Of Next Generation Entertainment in Maryland last year is set to launch out her campaign tagged \’Fight Against Rape\’ following her return to Nigeria recently. The beauty queen who doubles as Fashion Entrepreneurs wishes to spread the message to across boards both in Nigeria and in diaspora. According to her, Rape is one of the most dangerous crimes against humanity. It\’s like a vampire that has milked the life blood of a nation as several young ladies in our societies have fallen victim to this menace. Let\’s join hands and put a stop to this ugly trend as we step up the campaign to \’Fight Against Rape\’ ‎The pretty dark skin lanky model who has passion to empower young ladies and offer scholarship to school c...
Crooked Lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, 2 Others Arraigned Over Missing Woman
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Crooked Lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, 2 Others Arraigned Over Missing Woman

Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye, the Nigerian lawyer disbarred in the US and Nigeria; and two other lawyers. Messrs. Nsikak Udo and Farouk Khamagam, were, on Thursday, arraigned before Chief Magistrate Court 2 Wuse Zone 2 Area, Abuja The three men were arraigned before the court, presided over by Chief Magistrate Mabel Bello, for alleged criminal roles in the disappearance of an Abuja-based woman, Mrs. Charity Aiyedogbon. While Mr. Ugwuonye is facing a charge of criminal defamation, Messrs. Udo and Khamagam have been charged with forgery and perjury. The accused persons, through their lawyers, applied for bail after their arraignment. The prosecutor, Mr. Adama Musa, opposed Mr. Ugwuonye’s bail application. He told the court that the disbarred lawyer is notorious and expressed fears that he could...
Nigerian Hawkers Flood Lagos, Abuja Traffic With Obasanjo’s ‘Letter’
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Nigerian Hawkers Flood Lagos, Abuja Traffic With Obasanjo’s ‘Letter’

Nigerians have begun to sell the 13-page statement addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari by a former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, in traffic in major cities around the country. PREMIUM TIMES reporter observed on Wednesday that in Lagos, copies of the ‘special statement’ printed and bound were being displayed and sold in traffic around major parts of the city. Similarly, our correspondent gathered that the statement is equally being sold in major places in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. One of the hawkers who spoke to our correspondent in the Maryland area of Lagos Thursday morning attributed the development to the ingenuity of the Nigerian spirit. “We have to sell and make money. People sold it too when Baba (Obasanjo) wrote a similar one to (Goodluck) Jonath...
Ugwuanyi Awards Over N1.4 Billion Road Contracts, Reshuffles Cabinet
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Ugwuanyi Awards Over N1.4 Billion Road Contracts, Reshuffles Cabinet

In continuation of its massive infrastructure rehabilitation campaign in Enugu State, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration, Wednesday, approved contracts for the reconstruction of various road projects, mainly in Enugu metropolis at the sum of over N1.4 billion. Addressing newsmen after the meeting of the State Executive Council, the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Greg Nnaji, who was accompanied by his counterpart in the ministries of information, education and commerce and industry, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe, Prof. Uchenna Eze and Barr. Sam Ogbu-Nwobodo, respectively, identified Asata, Iva Valley, Maryland and G.R.A, among others, as areas where the projects will be executed. Engr. Nnaji disclosed that the council approved the reconstruction of St. Michael Catholic Chur...
How To Make A Canker Sore Feel Better Fast
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How To Make A Canker Sore Feel Better Fast

You take a simple sip of water—then you feel a painful, burning sensation within your mouth. A look in the mirror shows a round or oval, white or yellowish lesion with a red border. That's a canker sore, and if you're one of the unlucky people prone to them, you know they can hurt pretty damn bad. In fact, one in five Americans gets canker sores every year, says Matthew L. Mintz, M.D., an internist in Bethesda, Maryland. Canker sores, which can pop up on the insides of your cheek or on your tongue, gums, or soft palate, can make eating, drinking, and doing pretty much anything with your mouth an ordeal. And experts don't really know what causes them, he adds. About a third of people who get them have a family history with them, so it’s possible they’re genetic, but stress tends to make ...
How NCIS Star Sean Murray Celebrates His Dad, A Retired Navy Captain, On Veterans Day
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How NCIS Star Sean Murray Celebrates His Dad, A Retired Navy Captain, On Veterans Day

Sean Murray has played Senior Field Agent Timothy McGee on NCIS for 15 years, but his connection to the Navy runs even deeper than its involvement in his career. The actor’s dad Craig spent 30 years as a naval officer. “I remember during the Gulf War, my father’s ship had just finished a deployment in in the Gulf and was on its way back when the war started in Kuwait,” Murray, 39, tells PEOPLE. “They turned around and went back to the Gulf. I have this memory of being at home and watching Saddam Hussein on the television. He was saying that the rivers would run red with the blood of American soldiers. That was when everything hit me with what my dad does.” Growing up as a Navy brat meant Murray bounced around between bases and spent long stretches of time away from his father. But he als...
Ikeja, Maryland, Ketu, Ojota To Suffer Blackout For 8 Days
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Ikeja, Maryland, Ketu, Ojota To Suffer Blackout For 8 Days

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc on Wednesday said there would be interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos from Nov. 3 to Nov.10. Mr Felix Ofulue, the Head, Corporate Communications, said in Lagos that the outage was part of the strategic efforts to improve power supply to consumers across the network. Ofulue said in a statement in Lagos that the company would carry out a complete rehabilitation of Maryland Injection Substation. He said that this would involve the replacement of obsolete switch gear panels at the switch room. “The rehabilitation will affect power supply to Mende, Anthony, Maryland, Ikeja GRA, Shonibare Estate, Part of Ojota, Ketu, Ikosi, Demurin and environs. “Power supply will be restored immediately after the completion of the exercise. “I solicit the...
Blac Chyna’s Mom Tokyo Toni Charged With Revenge Porn And Assault?!
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Blac Chyna’s Mom Tokyo Toni Charged With Revenge Porn And Assault?!

Just a few months after her daughter Blac Chyna was victimized by ex Rob Kardashian posting nude photos of her online, Shalana “Tokyo Toni” Hunter has been charged with allegedly posting revenge p0rn and second-degree assault! The charges look to be part of an ongoing feud between Tokyo Toni and three people named Oluseun Alexander, Eric Alexander, and Robin Hunt-Alexander. Online forums and social media users have identified the three people as Tokyo Toni’s landlord and family members. Although that fact has not been confirmed, it certainly lines up with the narrative told by Maryland court dockets over the last few months. I have compiled a timeline based on court records available online that seem to illustrate a volatile, and continually escalating situation that also includes allege...
Why We Are Finding It Difficult To Recover Abacha Loot From US – Presidency
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Why We Are Finding It Difficult To Recover Abacha Loot From US – Presidency

The Presidency has disclosed why Nigerian government is finding it difficult to repatriate looted funds stashed in the United States, US, by the late Military Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha (rtd).Senior Special Assistant to President Mohammed Buhari on Prosecutions, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, revealed that the failure of the immediate past administration was responsible for the delay in recovering the funds.Obono-Obla explained that the inability of former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, to enter a defence to a motion filed before a Maryland court in US was responsible for the delay in recovering the funds.Featuring on Channels TV, the Presidential aide, however, noted that despite of the setback, the current government is making efforts to recovery the funds.According to O...
US-Based Varsity To Renew Exchange Programme With Nigeria
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US-Based Varsity To Renew Exchange Programme With Nigeria

The management of Bowie State University, State of Maryland, U.S., is planning to allow its students visit Nigeria to enrich their learning and character. President of the University, Prof. Aminta Breaux, told the correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria that the institution was renewing its agreement with Ikun-Ekiti, Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The Onikun of Ikun-Ekiti, Oba David Olusola Olatunde, visited the university to seek scholarship opportunities and other areas of partnership with the university for students of Ikun-Ekiti. “We have an agreement that we are seeking to renew and so this visit by the monarch means so much. “Students will come from Ikun-Ekiti area to study at Bowie and so we also hope to send our students to Nigeria as well because we ver...
Missing USS McCain Sailors’s Remains All Found
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Missing USS McCain Sailors’s Remains All Found

The remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week have been recovered by divers, the U.S. Navy said Monday. Navy and Marine Corps divers had been searching in flooded compartments of the destroyer for days after the damaged ship docked in Singapore. The cause of the Aug. 21 collision is under investigation. The crash ripped a gash in the McCain’s hull, flooding crew berths and machinery and communications rooms. The commander of the Navy’s Japan-based 7th Fleet was fired last week after a series of accidents this year raised questions about its operations. The firing of Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, a three-star admiral, was a rare dismissal of a high-ranking officer for operational reasons. The Navy al...
Nigerian Kazeem Convicted Over $7m Fraud In US
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Nigerian Kazeem Convicted Over $7m Fraud In US

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, accused of obtaining more than 125,000 stolen taxpayer identities from across the United States has been convicted in federal court in Oregon. He was found guilty on 19 counts of mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. A jury in Medford returned the verdicts Friday against Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, 34, who lived most recently in Bowie, Maryland. Prosecutors say Kazeem bought over 91,000 of the identities from a Vietnamese hacker who got into a database belonging to an Oregon company called CICS Employment Services. Most of the personal information belonged to people living in Oregon and Washington and were used to file fraudulent tax returns between 2012 and 2015. Over 2,800 fraudulen...
US Lawmakers Slam Trump’s ‘Fire And Fury’ Toward North Korea
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US Lawmakers Slam Trump’s ‘Fire And Fury’ Toward North Korea

President Donald Trump faced criticism from lawmakers in both parties on Tuesday after warning that North Korea would “face fire and fury like the world has never seen” if Pyongyang keeps threatening the United States. Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain said he took exception to Trump’s comments, warning that the President might not be able to follow through with the threats he is making. “I take exception to the President’s comments because you’ve got to be sure that you can do what you say you’re going to do,” the Arizona Republican said in an interview with Phoenix radio station KTAR. “The great leaders I’ve seen don’t threaten unless they’re ready to act and I’m not sure President Trump is ready to act.” Trump threatens North Korea after US assesses they have miniaturi...
Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding
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Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017. Recently appointed Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Temidayo Erinle, who reeled out the roadmap at a press briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, said in the coming days, the state government, through the Public Works Corporation, would carry out rehabilitation works on 43 major link roads across the State, while other major highways and arterial roads found to be in bad state would be fixed. Erinle said the state government was well aware of the challenges being experienced by commuters on La...
Trump Set To Embark On 1st Vacation Since Inauguration
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Trump Set To Embark On 1st Vacation Since Inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump once questioned the wisdom of taking vacations. "What's the point?" he asked. But now the president is getting ready to join the annual August exodus from this town he calls "the swamp." Trump is due to set out Friday on his first extended vacation from Washington since the inauguration — a 17-day getaway to his private golf club in central New Jersey. The president's vacation could be driven, in part, by necessity. Everyone who works in the White House West Wing, including the Oval Office occupant himself, will be forced to clear out by week's end so that the government can replace the balky, 27-year-old heating and cooling system. But the White House hasn't been entertaining questions about the president's August plans. Asked whether Trump would be lea...
Davido Angrily Collects Microphone From Sina Rambo On Stage
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Davido Angrily Collects Microphone From Sina Rambo On Stage

In a video that has gone viral, Nigerian pop star, Davido Adeleke, was seen ‘snatching’ the microphone from his cousin, Sina Rambo who was backing him up on stage! Alot of people are insinuating he just changed his faulty microphone and nothing cooking! Watch video and tell us what you think! The incident according to CelebsLifestyle happened in Baltimore Maryland, US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXoJe4HQ8Eg
Rapper Wale Performs With His Daughter
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Rapper Wale Performs With His Daughter

On Wednesday, Nigerian-American rapper, Wale performed on stage with his daughter Oluwakemi in matching outfits at a concert at the Fillmore Silver Spring in Maryland, US.
Candidate AIDS Vaccine Passes Early Test
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Candidate AIDS Vaccine Passes Early Test

The three-decade-old quest for an AIDS vaccine received a shot of hope Monday when developers announced that a prototype triggered the immune system in an early phase of human trials. Tested in 393 people in the United States, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa and Thailand, the drug “raised antibody responses in 100 percent of vaccine recipients,” Dan Barouch, a member of the research team, said in Paris. “These promising… data, together with advances from many other investigators in the field, support a new sense of optimism that development of an HIV vaccine might in fact be possible,” he told journalists at an HIV science conference organised by the International AIDS Society (IAS). A vaccine is widely considered the best way of ending an epidemic that has seen 76.1 million people i...
Manchester United Edges Real Madrid On Penalty
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Manchester United Edges Real Madrid On Penalty

Jose Mourinho has challenged Anthony Martial to produce the goods on a more consistent basis after the Manchester United frontman caught the eye against Real Madrid. Martial produced a scintillating weaving run to set up Jesse Lingard’s opening goal in United’s 1-1 draw against Real in the International Champions Cup at Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, albeit the French international blazed over from the spot in the penalty shootout that followed the draw. The 21-year-old shone during his impressive debut campaign at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal two years ago, yet struggled under Mourinho last season — prompting speculation that he could be on the move this summer. But after Martial looked back to his best, Mourinho admitted that talent is not the issue for the United forw...
US Congress Reaches Deal On Russia Sanctions Bill
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US Congress Reaches Deal On Russia Sanctions Bill

US Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced on Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said lawmakers had settled lingering issues with the bill, which also includes stiff economic penalties against Iran and North Korea. The United States’ sanctions targeting Russia, however, have drawn the most attention due to President Donald Trump’s persistent push for warmer relations with President Vladimir Putin and ongoing investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 campaign. Passage of the bill, which could occur before congress breaks for the August recess, puts Capitol Hill...
US-Based Nigerian Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Inmate
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US-Based Nigerian Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Inmate

A Nigerian correctional officer in the United states of America has been charged with sexually assaulting an inmate while on duty at a Clarksburg, Maryland, facility. The officer, identified as Olukunle Oyekanmi, attached to the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation was accused of sexually assaulting an adult inmate who identifies as a woman in her cell at the Clarksburg correctional facility around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, police said Wednesday. Oyekanmi was on duty at the time, police also told Wtop.com. The correctional facility staff was notified about the assault and reviewed video surveillance that showed Oyekanmi in the victim’s cell during the period of the alleged assault. The 41-year-told accused officer later admitted to detective that he sexually a...
Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice
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Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure affordability is fresh and safe for consumption. “The selling of the rice is auspicious, especially, with regards to the forthcoming Eid-el-fitr. “The ministry will ensure a fair distribution of the rice across the state and en...
Trump Faces New Lawsuit Over Business Empire
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Trump Faces New Lawsuit Over Business Empire

Officials in Maryland and the US capital Washington will sue President Donald Trump for accepting payments and benefits from foreign governments through his business empire, news reports said Sunday night. The suit to be unveiled Monday centers on the so-called emoluments clause, which bans US officials from taking gifts or other benefits from foreign governments. An NGO that centers on ethics issues filed a similar suit in January. But this is the first one presented by government entities. The announced lawsuit adds to Trump’s woes as he grapples with congressional and a special prosecutor’s probes into his campaign’s alleged ties with Russia, which US intelligence agencies say meddled aggressively in the 2016 election to held Trump win. Since taking power in January, Trump h...
Elizabeth Adeola Oshodi, Dammy Krane’s Mother Issues Statement On His Arrest
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Elizabeth Adeola Oshodi, Dammy Krane’s Mother Issues Statement On His Arrest

Dammy Krane's mother, Elizabeth Adeola Oshodi, has issued an official statement on his arrest for theft, fraud and grand theft in Maimi, US. The singer was arrested on Friday, 2nd of June, for grand theft allegations, credit card fraud, and identity theft. He is currently being held in jail at the Miami Dade County Corrections as he awaits to meet his bond requirement. In a statement issued through her Facebook account, the singer's mother claimed that Dammy Krane's flight ticket and hotel bookings were fraudulently purchased by a show promoter before he got arrested while trying to board a flight from Maimi to Washington. She also warned all artistes to purchase their ticket by themselves to avoid a similar incident. AND THIS SHALL PASS: DAMMY KRANE'S FAMILY OFFICIAL PRESS RE...
Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye Barred From Legal Practice In Nigeria
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Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye Barred From Legal Practice In Nigeria

Lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye has been temporarily banned from legal practice in Nigeria. Ugwuonye recently joined the legal team of Nnamdi Kanu. The former United States-based Nigerian lawyer, who was disbarred in New York and Maryland for professional misconduct, was yesterday also disbarred in Nigeria, to which he had relocated, for the same offense. Ugwuonye’s sanction was ordered by the Nigeria’s Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee, LPDC, of the Body of Benchers, a unit which punishes misconduct among lawyers. LPDC ordered Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria to strike out Ugwuonye’s name. J.S. Okutepa (SAN) who is the Chief Prosecutor of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) at the LPDC found Ugwuo...
Expectant Mum, Kids Stranded In U.S. After Husband’s Sudden Death
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Expectant Mum, Kids Stranded In U.S. After Husband’s Sudden Death

They were only a few days old in the United States. Tunde Adepegba, his wife Oluwayemisi , who is seven-month pregnant, and their two children, arrived the U.S. in April. But on April 26, Adepegba died in a bus. His wife has sobbed her heart out since then. Mrs. Adepegba, who has two daughters aged two and eight, had barely spent 12 hours with her husband when he was picked up dead inside a metro bus. The late Adepegba, a computer systems analyst, suffered a suspected heart attack while inside a metro bus in Annapolis area of Maryland and died with no help until the bus driver got to a final stop and came for him. The late Adepegba’s burial will cost about $10,000, which the wife does not have. A gofundme account has been set up for her husband burial. A deputy editor with THIS...
Nigerian Pays 15-Year-Old Girl For Sex, Collects Money Back At Gunpoint In US
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Nigerian Pays 15-Year-Old Girl For Sex, Collects Money Back At Gunpoint In US

A D.C. police officer has been arrested in Maryland and is facing an array of charges after police say he paid a 15-year-old girl for sex and then demanded the money back at gunpoint. Anne Arundel County police arrested 27-year-old Metropolitan Police Officer Chukwuemeka Ekwonna of Glenn Dale on Thursday. Ekwonna is charged with armed robbery, firearm use, first, second and third-degree assault, third-degree sex offense, reckless endangerment and prostitution offenses, police said. All of the charges stem from an alleged incident on Jan. 9. Court documents show the teen told authorities she met a man on social media, and he offered her $80 for sex. After they met and had sex, she said the man pointed a gun at her and took his money back. This man was later identified as Ekwo...

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