Wednesday, April 21

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Monkey Pulls Off Finger of 5 Year old boy After Biting him while he Stood near Cage
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Monkey Pulls Off Finger of 5 Year old boy After Biting him while he Stood near Cage

A monkey pulled off a five-year-old boy’s finger off in a shocking attack at a Portuguese zoo on Friday morning, April 9. The youngster was with his family and playing by the monkey’s cage according to local reports. The monkey then bit the boy's finger and pulled it from the rest of his hand. A police officer entered the cage to recover the missing finger before the boy was rushed to Sao Joao Hospital in Vila Nova de Gaia near Porto. A spokesman for the GNR police force in Porto confirmed the incident had occurred around 11am. It is not yet clear if specialists in child surgery and plastic surgery have been able to reattach the boy's finger. Santo Inacio Zoo said in a statement that the incident occurred as the youngster was feeding the monkey peanuts “in a clear bre...
Khloe Kardashian goes live to show her body isn’t photoshopped; says unflattering viral photo of her doesn’t capture her body the way it is
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Khloe Kardashian goes live to show her body isn’t photoshopped; says unflattering viral photo of her doesn’t capture her body the way it is

Khloe Kardashian had to do a live video to show her followers what her body looks like after an "unflattering" photo of her went viral. The so-called unflattering photo shows her with a waist less defined than what it looks like in the "airbrushed" image Khloe put out. The Kardashian's PR team had to work behind the scenes to get it removed from all platforms where it was posted. Tracy Romulus, chief marketing officer for KKW Brands, told Page Six the reason why they don't want the picture being in the public. Romulus said: "The color edited photo was taken of Khloe during a private family gathering and posted to social media without permission by mistake by an assistant. "Khloe looks beautiful but it is within the right of the copyright owner to not want an image not in...
Archbishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda Found Dead in his Bedroom
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Archbishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda Found Dead in his Bedroom

The Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has died, the Catholic Church has said. The Archbishop was reportedly found dead in his bedroom on Saturday morning, April 3. He was aged 68. Fr Pius Male Ssentumbw confirmed the news in a statement released on Saturday afternoon. "With deep sorrow, I hereby inform you that our beloved Shepherd, the Archibishop of Kampala Archdiocese, His Grace Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has been called to the House of the Lord. The Archbishop was found dead in his room this morning. We pray that the Almighty and Merciful God may grant him eternal rest. Further arrangements will be communicated later," he said. Dr Lwanga was last seen in public on Friday, April 2, 2021, when he said mass at Rubaga Catholic chur...
Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu
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Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu

Security operatives have reportedly arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a young woman in Uwelu-Ibeku, Opi Town, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. LIB reported that Egbe Ogocukwu Rita, was found dead on Saturday, December 19, 2020, with multiple stab wounds and some of her pubic hair removed. The deceased went missing Saturday, December 12, when she went for a condolence visit at a neighbouring village, Amukpa Ogbozala, Opi, where her body was found. According to Facebook user, Sen Chijinkem Ugwuanyi, who confirmed the latest development, the suspect was arrested by Opi town central security team at Enugu Ezike on Saturday, February 20. The suspect identified simply as Diof had gone to Enugu Ezike to get charms when he was nabbed. "De...
Estranged wife and husband’s mistress ‘fight’ in DPO’s office while husband calmly watches
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Estranged wife and husband’s mistress ‘fight’ in DPO’s office while husband calmly watches

Footage showing the moment an estranged wife and her husband’s mistress got into an argument in the Isheri DPO's office has been made public. Katherine Daramola, 57, a US based lawyer, had accused her estranged husband Adetokunbo Daramola of abandoning her and their 4 children in the United States and returning to Nigeria where he got his mistress to start living with him in her house. Katherine further accused her husband, a businessman who executes contracts for the Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), and his mistress of conniving to illegally acquire their jointly-owned property in Lagos. The property in question is a twin duplex at Magodo, in Lagos. In 2010, Mr Daramola partly relocated to Nigeria where he began executing contracts for the Lagos Inland Revenue Service ...
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Piers Morgan Slams Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for Making a Public baby announcement despite claiming they want privacy

Piers Morgan has reacted to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby news by accusing them of being hypocritical. The royal couple announced with a lovely black and white photo that they are expecting their second child after suffering a miscarriage last year. He said they claim they want privacy yet make a public baby announcement. The media personality who never misses a chance to criticise the royal couple tweeted: "BREAKING: Harry & Meghan have announced they’re pregnant and released this cheesy photo of themselves to ensure the media gives the story about their private life more prominence - in their latest courageous effort to stop the same media focusing on their private life." He added: "They don’t want privacy. They want publicity but only if it’s positive. So...
Nigerian family seeks public assistance to locate their son who travelled to Libya since 1996
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Nigerian family seeks public assistance to locate their son who travelled to Libya since 1996

A Nigerian family is seeking the public's help in locating their son who travelled to Libya 25 years ago.   According to the missing person bulletin, Mr Ifeanyichukwu Okeke Nwokeji, from Awgu, Enugu State, travelled to Libya in 1996 and has not been heard from since then.   The family said one prophet told them that Ifeanyi is currently in Tanzania but didn't reveal the exact location.   Anyone with useful information on his whereabout is urged to contact the family via the phone numbers listed on the bulletin.
“You poisoned my food and bathing water for 2 years” Duncan Mighty continues to call out his estranged wife Vivien Nwakama and her family
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“You poisoned my food and bathing water for 2 years” Duncan Mighty continues to call out his estranged wife Vivien Nwakama and her family

Duncan Mighty is not done accusing his estranged wife and her family members of making attempts to eliminate him. Recall that a few months ago, he took to Instagram to allege that his estranged wife Vivien connived with her family members to try to inflict him with an illness through diabolical means just so they can inherit his properties. He further alleged that he has the "confession" recorded and would release it to the public should she or her family members deny the allegations. He has now come out to call them out again. He wrote: "Vivian nwakanma and her family you've not started running yet if you like run to the moon the wrath of GOD must hunt you people you poisoned my food and bathing water for 2years and 11months but GOD ALMIGHTY stood by me, if you people have...
FG Warns Public Against Using Lagos Airport Road Flyover
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FG Warns Public Against Using Lagos Airport Road Flyover

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bridge which runs over Toyota Bus Stop on the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway being reconstructed, was engulfed by fire when a petrol tanker burst into flames on Thursday. The federal and Lagos State governments on Friday carried out a joint inspection to know the extent of damage to the bridge and adjoining roads. Leading the state and federal officials, Popoola raised concerns over the safety of the bridge, saying that its structural integrity had yet to be ascertained. He told NAN during the insp...
Lagos To Prosecute Suspects Who Destroyed And Looted Public/Private Properties
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Lagos To Prosecute Suspects Who Destroyed And Looted Public/Private Properties

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice will be prosecuting suspects who allegedly took advantage of the #EndSARS protests to destroy and loot public and private property in different parts of the State Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, who disclosed this today, called on Lagosians to maintain peace, law and order in their respective communities, pledging the commitment of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration to uphold the rule of law at all times. He revealed that the State Director of Public Prosecution, Mrs. Olayinka Adeyemi has gone round relevant Police formations with a team of Prosecutors to evaluate files of those arrested by the police with a view to determining those that have prima facie case made against ...
Makinde Is A Disgrace To Public Decency – Akeredolu
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Makinde Is A Disgrace To Public Decency – Akeredolu

CANDIDATE of the All Progressive Congress in the governorship election in Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has lashed the Peoples Democratic Party for raising false alarm over the appointment of a Returning Officer for this Saturday’s election. Akeredolu said that “As at the time he raised the objection, INEC had not even announced the appointment of a Returning Officer for this Saturday’s election. Recall that the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Governorship election in Ondo State, Seyi Makinde had rejected the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, as the Chief Returning Officer for Saturday’s Governorship election in Ondo State. But Akeredolu through the spokesperson of his campaign offi...
Trump goes on defensive after new book claims he intentionally misled the American public about the dangers of COVID-19
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Trump goes on defensive after new book claims he intentionally misled the American public about the dangers of COVID-19

US President Donald Trump, has gone defensive after a new book revealed he knew how “deadly” coronavirus was as far back as February, but in public he was declaring to Americans it was no worse than the flu while insisting it was under control.   The claims made in a new book by journalist, Bob Woodward, and released on Wednesday September 9, say Trump deceived Americans publicly but in private was really scared about the disease.   Coming less than eight weeks before Election Day, the revelations in the book claim the president’s handling of the pandemic that has allegedly so far killed about 190,000 Americans even as Trump pushes for a resumption of normal activity to bolster his political position in his electoral campaign against rival, Joe Biden.   &nb...
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“Life is hard” BBNaija’s Anto opens up about the pressure to keep up as a celebrity

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Anto Lecky, opened up about the pressures to keep up as a celebrity.   The former reality star said "too many things have been happening as of late" that forces her to be honest with herself and accept that "life is hard".   She said being a public figure makes it even harder because members of the public put a lot of pressure on them to "have it all together."   She wrote:   I HATE to show any kind of weakness but too many things have been happening as of late, where I have to be honest with myself and accept that life is hard and shit happens and I don’t have all the answers like I think I do. Especially as a public figure, yeyebrity, influenza, what have you, we are expected to have it all together. Not sure w...
Man Sexually Harassed Kim Kardashian, Kiss Her Ass In Public Despite Bodyguards
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Man Sexually Harassed Kim Kardashian, Kiss Her Ass In Public Despite Bodyguards

Here’s a viral video making rounds online as famous Kim Kardashian makes a public appearance and was welcomed by crowd of people as well as the men of the press. At this point Kim Kardashian came down from her car, People hailed and called out for her but she turned deaf, she ignored the cheers and crowd. However this determined young man took it upon himself to get a piece of her ass, while her body guards made way for his front, he launched in with his mouth and got a taste of her ass while she was walking, and here is what happened next!!! Watch Video Below: https://www.instagram.com/p/CEXaGD6Hxvp/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Fani-Kayode Must Learn How To Control His Temper In Public – Ubani
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Fani-Kayode Must Learn How To Control His Temper In Public – Ubani

Monday Ubani, a former Second Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has counseled Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation to learn how to control his temper in public, no matter how provoked he may be. Daily Trust Calabar correspondent Charles Eyo had asked Fani-Kayode who “bankrolled” his recent tour of several southern states. However, the former minister, who was infuriated by the question, said the journalist was stupid.He said, “I am saying this on live TV. What type of stupid question is that? Bankrolling who? Do you know who you are talking to? I will not take any questions from this man. What type of insulting question is that? Which bankroll? To do what? Who can give me money for anything? Who do you think you are talking to? Go and report yoursel...
Canada’s Prime Minister, Trudeau Now Wears Face Masks Always (Photos)
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Canada’s Prime Minister, Trudeau Now Wears Face Masks Always (Photos)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will wear a mask in public when he cannot keep two metres of distance from others, a step that the country’s top doctor now recommends Canadians embrace. Speaking to reporters in Ottawa Wednesday, Trudeau called it a “personal choice” that is in line with advice from public health experts. Still, keeping socially distant, staying home when sick, and washing one’s hands remain “the best thing” for Canadians to keep doing to stem the spread of COVID-19, he said. “But in situations where you cannot physically distance to two metres… people are encouraged to wear masks,” he said. Trudeau said he chose to start wearing a face-covering when he comes into closer proximity with people, be it walking the halls of Parliament or heading to his office. ...
Ghanaian Female Singers, Sister Afia & Freda Rhymz Nearly Fought In Public (Video)
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Ghanaian Female Singers, Sister Afia & Freda Rhymz Nearly Fought In Public (Video)

A dramatic scene was recorded at the premises of TV3 earlier this morning, as Ghanaian female singers Sista Afia and Freda Rhymz were involved in a fracas following their ongoing beef. The duo had been enmeshed in a bitter social media showdown which was triggered by Sista Afia's song ‘WMT’, in which she threw jabs at some female rappers in the Ghanaian music industry. The song was met with counter jabs and reactions from Freda Rhymz who released ‘KMT’ and another singer, Eno replying with ‘Rap Goddess’. Sista Afia fired back at her colleagues with ‘You Got Nerves’, which made Freda Rhymz release ‘Point of Correction’. Reacting to some claims made in the ‘Point of Correction’ diss song, Sista Afia dared the MTN Hitmaker season 6 winner to insult her the same way she did in the...
Two Grown Men Fight over a Woman in the Middle of a Street in Nigeria while Spectators Watch
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Two Grown Men Fight over a Woman in the Middle of a Street in Nigeria while Spectators Watch

Two grown men took to the streets to fight each other over a woman. In a video shared online, both men are seen throwing punches at each other in public. A crowd gathered to watch the fight but the men made no move to stop, not even after they were threatened that their video will be shared on Facebook.] Voices in the background are heard speaking in Yoruba, taunting the men for fighting over a woman. Watch the video below.
Trump Flaunts His Own Directives Of Using A Face Mask In Public Over And Over Again
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Trump Flaunts His Own Directives Of Using A Face Mask In Public Over And Over Again

Donald Trump toured a mask distribution centre in the political swing state of Pennsylvania on Thursday, reports Reuters, but without wearing a mask himself. Trump, who is running for re-election in November, has resisted wearing a mask in public despite his administration’s guidance to Americans to wear them and new White House rules requiring staff to wear them at work.
‘No Way!’ Avril Sets The Record Straight On Why She Will Never Expose Her Son To The Public
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‘No Way!’ Avril Sets The Record Straight On Why She Will Never Expose Her Son To The Public

Nyambura better known by her stage name, Avril is a mother to a son who recently turned two. She has intentionally kept him a secret from the public. We don’t know his name and neither have we seen his face. Speaking during her live session on Instagram, she addressed the issue. This is a question I get a lot and I am not really open to answering it many times because I do not get why people do not understand that. Addressing this, she also said that she is not a single mother. In case you did not get that, she is in a relationship with her baby daddy. Maybe it is J Blessing, who knows. If the rumors are anything to go by. “I want him to have his own life. When he gets to the right age, 18 years old, then he can make the decision on whether he wants to be in the limeli...
‘Buhari Is A Shy Person, Dislikes Public Show’ – Rotimi Amaechi
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‘Buhari Is A Shy Person, Dislikes Public Show’ – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a “shy person” who dislikes public show. Amaechi made the remark while disclosing why Buhari has not commissioned Itakpe-Warri rail line after it was completed. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a “shy person” who dislikes public show. Amaechi made the remark while disclosing why Buhari has not commissioned Itakpe-Warri rail line after it was completed. He spoke during an interview with Dele Momodu, Publisher of Ovation Magazine. According to Amaechi: “Now the project is ready for Commissioning but because of Coronavirus everything is on hold. “And you know the President is a shy person. He doesn’t like public show. “What...
Securities and Exchange Commission clears air on 2020 recruitment
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Securities and Exchange Commission clears air on 2020 recruitment

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday debunked reports that it had started its 2020 recruitment exercise. A statement by Mrs Efe Ebelo, the commission’s Head, Corporate Communications, urged the general public to disregard messages and videos being circulated on social media of alleged recruitment exercises. Ebelo described the messages and video being circulated as ‘false “The commission’s attention has been drawn to some messages and a video being circulated on social media; wherein the commission is alleged to have carried out a recruitment exercise where 811 persons were employed, all from Anambra with one from Kano State. “The messages parade the person shown in the video as Ms Mary Uduk, the acting-director general of the commission. “The commission wish...
If The Buhari Government Is Begging For Ventilators In Public, Imagine What They Beg For In Private – Imam Of Peace
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If The Buhari Government Is Begging For Ventilators In Public, Imagine What They Beg For In Private – Imam Of Peace

Popular Islamic cleric, Imam of Peace, has taken a shot at the Nigerian government. Recall that yesterday, the Ministry of Finance via its Twitter handle, appealed to UK billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, to help the Nigerian government with ventilators. Elon Musk, who is the co-founder and CEO at Tesla, tweeted: “We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device & shipping cost are free. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients, not stored in a warehouse. Please me or @Tesla know.” And the verified Twitter account of Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance replied to the tweet, writing: “Dear @elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100-500 ventilators to assist w...
Public Announcement From The Central Bank Of Nigeria To All Bank Customers And Stakeholders
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Public Announcement From The Central Bank Of Nigeria To All Bank Customers And Stakeholders

Following the closing down of exercises in the nation because of the spread of Corona-infection the Central Bank of Nigeria has given a notification to the overall population of her arrangement to stay in well-trained as the infection last. The CBN made the declaration on her Facebook and Twitter accounts which read consequently: Following the present effect of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) on the worldwide economy combined with endeavors by the Nigerian Government, remembering incomplete lockdown for certain States and at the Federal level, to check the spread of the infection in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wishes to advise partners and individuals regarding the Nigerian open that the Bank will stay just getting started during this period. As a mindful open found...
Germany Bans Gathering Of More Than 2 People
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Germany Bans Gathering Of More Than 2 People

Germany has implemented drastic restrictions on public and social life, as the country tackles the coronavirus pandemic. But it appears some states think they have better plans in place. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Sunday a nine-point plan to be implemented nationwide in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. The measures were announced following a telephone meeting with the head of Germany's 16 states. Infections from COVID-19 in Germany rose to 23,974 on Sunday, with 92 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. What are the new measures? Public gatherings of more than two people will be banned. There will be exceptions for families and those living together. General contact with others should be reduced to a minimum. A 1.5-meter (4.9 feet) dis...
Actress Princess Shyngle Confirms She’s Bisexual
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Actress Princess Shyngle Confirms She’s Bisexual

Gambian-born Ghallywood actress, Princess Shyngle has confirmed she’s Bisexual. She revealed this in an Instagram exchange with some of her followers. Also, she went public with her sexuality to counter the rumors that was spread about her recently.
Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders
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Customs Seizes 1,393 Bags of Rice Hidden in Gas Cylinders

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have intercepted 1, 393 bags of rice concealed in gas cylinders within Ogun State. Parading the smugglers before newsmen on Wednesday February 19, the Acting Controller of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A in Ikeja, Usman Yahaya said 625 cartons of frozen chicken, 187 jars and 66 drums of vegetable oil were also seized when the suspects were arrested between 5th and 17th February, 2020.   The items conveyed in 12 different vehicles, had a cumulative duty paid value (DPV) of N40.14 million. Yahaya said; “Barely two weeks after the Comptroller-General of Customs’ working visit to Lagos where he showcased various seizures made by FOU A worth over N10 billion, we have again intercepted 1,393 bags of smuggled for...
Saudi Women Smoke In Public To ‘Complete’ Their Freedom
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Saudi Women Smoke In Public To ‘Complete’ Their Freedom

Rima settles in a chair at an upscale Riyadh cafe, looks around carefully, and seeing no one she recognises, drags on her electronic cigarette and exhales a cloud of smoke. “I feel that smoking in public is a part of exercising my newly won freedoms. I am happy that now that I can choose,” the 27-year-old Saudi who works for a private company in the capital told AFP. Like Western feminists of the early 20th century, in an era of social change in Saudi Arabia some women are embracing cigarettes, shisha pipes or vaping as a symbol of emancipation. The sight of women smoking in public has become much more common in recent months, an unthinkable prospect before the introduction of sweeping reforms in the ultra-conservative kingdom. The kingdom’s ambitious de facto ruler, Crown Prin...
Governor Hope Uzodinma Restores Public Water Supply In Imo
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Governor Hope Uzodinma Restores Public Water Supply In Imo

The Imo state Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has restored public water supply in Owerri metropolis. Uzodinma spoke on Wednesday, in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, adding that the governor, took the action immediately he discovered there were complaints of scarcity of water in the state capital. Some of the areas that have started enjoying public supply of water included Aladinma, Ikenegbu, Areas M, N, and C of World Bank, New Owerri. The governor said that efforts are ongoing to make the public water supply to the homes of every residents in and around the state capital. It stated: “Imo State Government is pleased to announce that the Imo State Water and Sewage Corporation has restored public water supply to some parts of Owerri metropolis. “Specifi...
Lieutenant And Sergeant Sacked For Having Sex In Public
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Lieutenant And Sergeant Sacked For Having Sex In Public

Lieutenant Brandi Sanchez and Sergeant Lambros Gavalas were allegedly caught having sex in a bathroom cubicle. New York City Police Department has stripped the pair of their guns and badges   Lieutenant Brandi Sanchez, 39, was caught half-naked in a cubicle after romping with a colleague, it is claimed (Image: Facebook) A female police officer was caught having a boozy on-duty romp with a sergeant, according to a report. The policewoman was half naked when she was discovered with her colleague in a bathroom at a police building in Manhattan, New York. Lieutenant Brandi Sanchez, 39, and Sergeant Lambros Gavalas, 46, have had their guns and badges taken away since the alleged steamy session. A female Sergeant spotted the pair in the cubicle and repo...
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Whitney Houston’s secret sadness and life she hid from the public

Whitney Houston 's death sent shockwaves around the world in 2012. The much-loved superstar was tragically found unconscious and submerged in the bathtub in her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Paramedics were called and performed CPR, but she was pronounced dead. She was just 48. A coroner later ruled that Whitney died by drowning and the affected of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use. There was much Whitney hid from her fans throughout her life in the spotlight, including her decades-long struggle with drug abuse and a secret lesbian relationship. Film Whitney: Can I Be Me delved into the star's secret sadness and the cause of her tragic downfall. Documentary maker Nick Broomfield searched for the answers to exactly what killed Whitney. He said: "In the end I think the...
‘Why I Made My HIV Status Public’ – Actress Dayo Amusa
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‘Why I Made My HIV Status Public’ – Actress Dayo Amusa

Top Nollywood actress and singer, Dayo Amusa is rearing to hit the cinemas with her latest film “Omoniyun” from November 29, 2019. The film which stars Segun Arinze, Bimbo Thomas, Toyin Alausa, Seilat Adebowale, Muyiwa Ademola and a host of others focuses on the protection of the girl child. According to her, the movie will engender discourse on the plight of the girl child. In this interview she talks about the film and other things What gave you the inspiration to make the movie “Omoniyun”? I’m this one person that draws inspiration from things that happen around me, things I hear, things I read and things I get to see on daily basis. I did not write the script but when I got the story, I liked it so I did one or two corrections and it was perfect. The story is about child mole...
‘Sterling throat grab on Gomez should’ve stayed in-house’ – Ferdinand hits out at Southgate decision
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‘Sterling throat grab on Gomez should’ve stayed in-house’ – Ferdinand hits out at Southgate decision

Rio Ferdinand has questioned why Gareth Southgate decided to go public in his punishment of Raheem Sterling for a throat grab on England colleague Joe Gomez. The Three Lions boss has revealed that the Manchester City winger will play no part in his side's Euro 2020 qualification fixture with Montenegro on Thursday after clashing with his international team-mate. A feud between Sterling and Liverpool defender Gomez was sparked in the heat of Premier League battle on Sunday, with the pair squaring up during a 3-1 win for the Reds at Anfield. Tempers boiled over again when the duo were reunited at St George’s Park, although both men have been quick to play down the incident and make claims of order and friendship being restored. Ex-England star Ferdinand believes the incident shou...
Why I Kept My Triplets Away From Public After Birth – Yinka Ayefele
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Why I Kept My Triplets Away From Public After Birth – Yinka Ayefele

Yinka Ayefele has opened up on why he kept the news of the birth of his triplets from the public. In a new interview with Vanguard, Ayefele said, “yes, I even denied it once when it happened. When the news broke a lot of people were talking about it because my babies were very tiny because they were born prematurely'. "So, I was afraid to broadcast. I did not want to lose them after the long wait and according to a Yoruba adage that says if you broadcast a child you might lose the child, so, I decided to keep it within the family until they are fully grown and healthy. “That is why I denied it when the news got out. But my partner told me not to be afraid, that God, who gave the kids will surely protect them and that was when I came out to tell people. I was initially afraid o...
Much Is Achieved When Public Resources Are Used For Public Good – Osinbajo
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Much Is Achieved When Public Resources Are Used For Public Good – Osinbajo

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF WESTERN NIGERIA TELEVISION, IBADAN, ON THE 31ST OF OCTOBER, 2019. PROTOCOLS It is a special honour to be here today, to celebrate the pioneers of the first television in Africa. Exactly 60 years ago today, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Premier of the Western Region, then flanked by Governor General, Sir John Rankine, Chief Anthony Enahoro, the region’s Minister of Information, and Chief T.T Solaru, first Board Chair of Western Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation, formally entered the history books by commissioning the Western Nigeria Television, the first in Africa; and ahead of China in 1962, Canada in 1967, New Zealand in 1960, and several European coun...
Moyo Lawal Reacts To Women Learning How To Have Sex
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Moyo Lawal Reacts To Women Learning How To Have Sex

Curvy, light-skinned Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal has expressed outrage over a video showing a man and woman giving sex education in to women in public. The man and the lady were at the centre of an open place while women sat comfortably to learn as the man and lady demonstrate sex positions. Children were also spotted watching the demonstration even as the women laughed out loud while paying keen attention. The actress reacted thus: "What is all this naa... See the way they are happy .... Now I understand why women and men that don't have work have houses... Ewo nigbogbo iranu yii oooh." However, while some condemned the public demonstration, especially since children were seen in the video watching, others hailed them for not being hypocrites in learning how to impres...
I Won’t Speak About Osinbajo In Public – Tunde Bakare
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I Won’t Speak About Osinbajo In Public – Tunde Bakare

Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has said that he is not granting interview on issues involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Prof. Osinbajo is said to be setting his sights on taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. However, the Vice-President’s relationship with Buhari is rumoured to have suffered a crack after he was accused of disregarding due process in the award of contracts for agencies under his watch. Bakare told TheCable on Monday by telephone that he was not interested in talking publicly about the Vice President. “I believe the government is perfectly capable of addressing the issues,” he said. “I have not and I am not granting interviews on this current VP saga. If, however, my counsel is sought at all, I will handle that con...
We Will Make FIIRO DG’s PhD Scandal Report Public – ICPC
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We Will Make FIIRO DG’s PhD Scandal Report Public – ICPC

A week after The PUNCH’s investigation into the non-existent doctorate of the acting Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Chima Igwe, the government has refused to take action. The Ministry of Science and Technology had stated that it could not do anything because Igwe’s academic records were with FIIRO. The ministry had also shifted responsibility to the institute’s governing board and a former director general, Prof. Gloria Elemo. It also claimed not to be aware of any investigation into the matter. However, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has promised to make public its findings on the matter. Our correspondent had reported that Igwe joined FIIRO in 1991 and rose through the ranks. However...
Shocking photos show the effects of heroin and cocaine addictions on a frail 53-year-old woman
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Shocking photos show the effects of heroin and cocaine addictions on a frail 53-year-old woman

Authorities in Humberside, UK have revealed the effects class A drugs can have, by releasing a picture of a frail 53-year-old woman addicted to heroin and cocaine.   The custody picture of Lynley Graham was released by Humberside Police on Sunday, July 28, as she was jailed for 18-months for drug offences. Graham was arrested after tip-offs from the public in the seaside town of Withernsea.     She was found in possession of class A drugs including heroin and cocaine and was subsequently charged with possessing a class A drug with intent to supply.   According to a Daily Mail report, her behavior was so bad, many neighbours were forced to move away from the area.
Woman Who Accused Neymar Of Rape, Finally Appears On TV To Go Public
Scandals and Rumours

Woman Who Accused Neymar Of Rape, Finally Appears On TV To Go Public

Najila Trindade, who filed a rape allegation last Friday, told SBT Brasil the incident in a Paris hotel on 15 May was "an assault together with rape". Neymar has denied the accusations, posting a WhatsApp message exchange to try to prove his innocence. He appeared briefly to play for Brazil on Wednesday in a game he said was the most difficult of his career. Neymar was injured after 20 minutes of the match against Qatar in Brasilia and will miss the upcoming 2019 Copa America tournament in Brazil with a ruptured ankle ligament . What was said in the TV interview? Ms Trindade says she was attracted to the Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward and wanted to have sex with him. She said she was flown to Paris and put up in a hotel at Neymar's expense. Ms Trindade said she was ...
People Eating In Public During Ramadan Will Be Arrested – Sharia Police
Politics

People Eating In Public During Ramadan Will Be Arrested – Sharia Police

Nabahani Usman, the commander-general of the Sharia Police (Hisbah) in Kano, has stated that people eating in public during the Ramadan will be arrested.The Sharia Police boss who told BBC that people eating in public during the Ramadan will be arrested, added that those arrested will only be released when they can provide proof of illness via a medical report from a doctor that exempts such persons from fasting. Usman who noted that Ramadan was a special month for Muslims and anybody that practised Islam must fast, further stated that even with the exemption letter, the person will be warned not to repeat such before being released. He said: “We do this kind of operation yearly and we will continue it this year. The aim is to get every Muslim to respect the month of Ramadan. Eve...
King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn who has been divorced three times marries the deputy head of his personal security detail
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King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn who has been divorced three times marries the deputy head of his personal security detail

The king of Thailand has married the deputy head of his personal security detail, and given her the title of queen. The surprise announcement comes before his elaborate coronation ceremonies begin on Saturday, when his position is consecrated.   King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, became the constitutional monarch after the death of his father in 2016. He has been married and divorced three times before and has seven children. A royal statement said: King Vajiralongkorn "has decided to promote General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, his royal consort, to become Queen Suthida and she will hold royal title and status as part of the royal family". Queen Suthida is King Vajiralongkorn's long-term partner and has been seen with him in public for many years, though their relationship h...
Every time I help, I’m attacked for doing it in public – AKA
Celebs

Every time I help, I’m attacked for doing it in public – AKA

AKA had to be reminded on Tuesday that people will always have something to say, whether you do good or bad - and especially if you are tagged as a celebrity. He expressed his hesitation to give towards the people affected by floods in KwaZulu-Natal, remembering how some people had come for him when he gave to Wits University students earlier this year. As celebrities and prominent figures pledged their support for the victims of the floods, the rapper took to Twitter to ask how he should go about giving, as a celebrity. AKA was looking for an approach that would make the majority happy. "I want to help, but every time I help I am attacked for doing it in public. When I am quiet I am attacked for not being active." Among many who came forward to remind him that his charitable d...
I Wish I Knew What I Know Now 3 Years Ago – Olajumoke Orisaguna
Celebs

I Wish I Knew What I Know Now 3 Years Ago – Olajumoke Orisaguna

Olajumoke who reflected on her 'marriage' and relationship crisis, stated that she wish she knew what she knows now three years ago. The model who stated that one person doesn't need to be wrong while the other person is right, added that both parties could be right. Olajumoke who disclosed that she wish she knew what she knows now three years ago, further stated that instead of worrying about public opinion one should worry about reality, sanity and loved ones. She tweeted;

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