Saturday, December 22, 2012

PHOTO: Baby Girl Born With Skin Covering Eyes

Ten-month-old Liaoliao was born with skin covering her eyes. Only about one hundred patients in the world suffer from the condition called cryptophthalmia (It is a rare congenital anomaly in which the skin is continuous over the eyeball with absence of eyelids).  When Liaoliao was born this February, her family faced the shocking news that her eyes were covered with skin, and she had no eyelashes or eyebrows.

NOT GOOD! "I Named Tuface, Yet He Cheated Me" - Blackface

Tell us more about your new album?

My new album is entitled Defender. This is the first time I will have a song that is the title of my album. I was thinking of the name to call the album and I have no other better name than Defender and the song happens to be one of my best tracks in the album.

Imo state reveals plan to redesign Owerri master plan

The Imo state government has disclosed plans to redesign the Owerri Master plan in order to develop and beautify the state capital to a master piece which can be compared to developed capital cities around the world.The Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Urban Planning, Mr Uche Nwosu disclosed this to journalist during a news conference in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He said the Owerri Master plan which has been designed since 1976 has lost its beauty over the years due to the increasing population experienced in the city.

Suicide Bombers Attack Airtel and MTN Offices in Kano

Suicide Bombers Attack Airtel and MTN Offices in Kano

Two suicide bombers attacked a branch of Airtel and MTN Communication offices in Kano state, early Saturday morning, killing a yet to identified number of people. A source close to joint security forces in the state, told Channels Television that one suicide bomber hit the premises of Airtel on Mallam Kato Square , killing one unidentified person.

Globetrotting governors in Nigeria’s risky airspace

The lavish and immodest lifestyle of Nigerian governors can be measured by their penchant for frequent and often needless foreign travels, writes CHUKWUDI AKASIKE. In the Second Republic, governors showed a high level of moderation compared to the current crop of governors who are not only stylish, but also take pleasure to the extreme while in office. While some state chief executives in those days were satisfied riding on horses, today’s governors not only fly in airplanes, they acquire private jets for their regular expensive trips.

Jonathan has no reason fighting his benefactors –Dokubo-Asari

Former president of the Ijaw Youth Council, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, spoke with select journalists on some national issues, including the alleged face-off between President Goodluck Jonathan and his estranged political godfather, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. FRIDAY OLOKORwas there

Fat Joe Faces 2 Years Jail Term For Tax Evasion

American rapper Fat Joe appeared in a New Jersey courtroom yesterday (Dec. 20) and pleaded guilty to tax evasion. Records show that Joe, real name Joseph Cartagena owes about $700,000 for unpaid taxes dating back to 2007 and 2008. Fat Joe has had a couple of legal issues in the past. On September 8, 1998, Fat Joe and Big Pun were arrested on assault charges for hitting a man with a baseball bat and stealing the man’s gold chain on June 14 that year. 

Vírginity test: SCID takes over principal’s investigation

Police investigation into the alleged conduct of vírginity tests on pupils of  Ajuwon Senior High School, Ajuwon, Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State, by the school principal, Rev. Olufunke Aladeojobi, will no longer be handled by the Ajuwon Police Division. The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikemefuna Okoye, has ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Eleweran, Abeokuta.

We weren’t told of our 20yrs sentence until we got to prison – Ganiyu Ishola

Different faces of Ishola after his release from 21
years in imprisonment in Egypt . Punch Nigeria

After spending 20 years in Egyptian prisons over “trumped-up and drug-related charges,” Ganiyu Ishola, who was in North Africa to study, is happy to breathe the air of freedom again, writes ’TANA AIYEJINAGaniyu Ishola was asleep on a fateful day in Cairo, Egypt, in 1992 when Egyptian policemen visited him. As he managed to get back to his senses, he was arrested amidst pleas, which fell on deaf ears.Still unaware of his offence, he was taken to a police station. Thus began his long battle to regain his freedom in a faraway land.

NAFDAC Office On Fire

A mysterious fire, Friday, gutted the National Agency for Food Administration and Control, NAFDAC, warehouse located at its Oshodi laboratory office in Lagos.
According to an eyewitness, the fire which started about 7:45pm, Friday.However, security officials refused journalists entrance to the premises but eyewitness say no life was lost in the inferno.Fire fighters arrived the scene at about 8:45pm. The warehouse houses seized fake and unwholesome food, drug and pharmaceutical products.

Prison Break Leads To 22 Deaths

A prison break in Mexico left 22 dead, after a shootout erupted between inmates and prison guards.The 22 dead in the prison break included nine guards and 13 inmates, according to police in the state of Durango in Mexico. The attempted escape happened Tuesday night, at a prison near Gomez Palacio, near some of the areas hit hardest by the ongoing drug violence south of the border.The 22 dead in the prison break was a higher number than original estimates. This is one of several high-profile prison breaks in Mexico in the last year, including an incident in which 140 prisoners walked out of the front door of a jail in Coahuila, near the US border.

Day Aged Women In Ogun Community Went Unclad To Protest Invasion By Marauders

A woman’s body accounts for most, if not all of her dignity and that’s why most women respect the sanctity of decent clothing but what happens when a woman, no, women in their numbers, some old enough to be our mothers, others our grand mothers, strip half unclad? That’s what played out last Saturday at Sonde Apon, a rural community in Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State.

Video: The burial of late Governor Of Kaduna State, Sir Patrick Yakowa

Adeboye, others shop for Oritsejafor’s Successor

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria is currently shopping for a candidate to occupy the president’s position.The tenure of the incumbent, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, will expire in February 2013. Oritsejafor had in 2010 indicated his intention to relinquish his position as PFN president owing to increased activities and commitments, as the head of the Christian Association of Nigeria, but he was asked to complete his tenure to promote unity within the body.

Worrisome: Children Horrified As They Encounter A Talking Tree

Panic has gripped villagers in Mazvihwa area in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe after children who were herding cattle reportedly stumbled upon a talking tree stump. The incident, which has left tongues wagging, occurred on Thursday in Gwemombe Langani Village under Chief Mazvihwa. The stump is said to be only talking to children and women. According to a witness the “talking stump” was first discovered by some boys who were playing soccer while herding cattle.

Mom Finds Seven Deadly Snake In 3 Year Old Son's Wardrobe

A three-year-old boy had a lucky escape after his mother found a box of seven deadly snakes in his wardrobe.

Kyle Cumming had found the snake eggs in his garden in Townsville in Queensland, Australia and was given a takeaway container to put them in. Several weeks later his mother Donna Sim was shocked when she opened the bedroom wardrobe to discover the box full of recently hatched eastern brown snakes – the world’s second deadliest species.

Man Battling For Life After Abusive Wife Burnt The House To Kill Hubby And Three Children

A man is fighting for his life at Deborah Retief Memorial hospital after his abusive wife set the house they were sleeping in ablaze last weekend.
As the international community observed the '16 Days of Activism on violence against women and children', Shianyana Modise's estranged wife went on rampage and attempted to burn her husband and three children including a two-month old baby, inside the house.

One Year-Old Child Dies After Being Given ‘Anointed Oil’ By Prophet

Self styled prophet and prophetess who allegedly caused the death of a one-year-old baby after giving him a harmful concoction have been freed on $30 bail each. Prophet Mutsvene Makaya (36) and his wife Prophetess Ndakaziva Mawire (39), on Tuesday appeared before magistrate Anita Tshuma facing culpable homicide charges. According to State Papers, the self styled Prophet Makaya and his wife Prophetess Mawire are married.


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