Friday, February 15, 2013

Two Lovers Drown On Valentine's Day In Asaba

Tragedy struck, yesterday, in Asaba, Delta State when two lovers reportedly drowned in a swimming pool of a popular Hotel.
Sources claimed that the said hotel (name withheld) has been a base for love birds during festive periods especially Christmas and New Year.
LEADERSHIP reliably gathered that the ‘love birds’ had resolved in the early hours of the day to swim after drinking at the hotel's pool side, against his mother’s advice.
It was gathered that the boy, a highly placed, “Asaba yuppee” had been having problems with his step mother who allegedly placed a death curse on him.

Actor Slumps, Dies At National Stadium, Lagos

Nigeriafilms published an article and can authoritatively report that Nollywood movie industry has lost yet another actor to death.
According to what was confirmed by  Emeka Rollas, the Lagos State chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Lugard Onoyemu, a former Lagos State AGN Secretary, died yesterday at the National Stadium. It was reliably gathered that Lugard slumped at about 5:30pm while he was at the Stadium in Surulere, Lagos. Before his death, Lugard apparently was hale and hearty. His death has left some of his members devastated, especially Emeka Rollas.

Prezzo Planned To Propose To Goldie On Valentine's Day?

According to sources close to Goldie, Prezzo actually came in last night - thursday night.And was even asking why Goldie didn't come to pick him, before he knew she was dead.Yet again, It seems that he had planned to propose to Goldie yesterday being val's day. Below is the engagement picture he had planned to give Goldie and tweets from sources close to Goldie. Pics are: Goldie's alleged engagement ring that Prezzo brought for her. Goldie's tweet before her death the next day Feb 14

GOLDIE: We didn’t take you seriously. We apologise. (Tribute to Goldie by: SAMUEL OLATUNJI)

It was a hot, Sunday afternoon when the BBM request beeped on my phone. I was totally engaged with the English Premiership football match showing on my TV. Not in the mood for any chit-chat. Checking out the identity of the sender showed me a ‘Goldie Harvey’ and my first impulse was I was face-to-face with another impersonator trying to take the place of one of Nigeria’s many hardworking entertainment celebrities.

Goldie Died Of Drugs - Close Friends

Nigeria’s music diva, Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey, popularly known as Goldie, who died Thursday night may have died as a result of doping complications, close sources to her said.
She died last night at Reddington Hospital, Victoria Island, Lagos, and barely few hours after she arrived from Los Angeles, United States of America.
Goldie’s death was confirmed yesterday by her management via her Facebook Page and Twitter handle. The post reads: “It is with heavy heart that I have to announce to you all that Goldie passed on this night (last night) shortly after arriving Lagos from Los Angeles. May her soul rest in the eternal peace of the Lord… Amin.”

Prison Authorities Celebrate Valentine With Female Inmates

As Nigeria joined other parts of the world to celebrate Valentine’s Day, yesterday, inmates at the Kirikiri Female Prison, Lagos, were not left out, as they were hosted to a banquet of celebration by the Prisons authorities.
Speaking at the occasion, Deputy Comptroller of Prisons in-charge of the Female Prison, Mrs Onwuli Isioma Leticia, explained that the celebration was a clear demonstration of what Valentine meant and also to facilitate the reformation process.

Pregnant 16 Year Old Girl Takes Parents To Court for Forcing Her To Abort Her Baby

What??????? They should not kill the child now, as they can't create any. It's the girl's choice to keep her baby they should let her.
A pregnant 16-year-old Texas girl is suing her parents, claiming that her parents are attempting to force her to have an abortion. The Texas Center for Defense of Life filed a lawsuit on the teen’s behalf on Sunday arguing that her parents “are violating her federal Constitution rights to carry her child to term by coercing her to have an abortion with both verbal and physical threats and harassment ” The teen, identified in the lawsuit only as R.E.K. since she is a minor, was “beside herself” when she called the center for help, her lawyer Stephen Casey The group claims it has previously represented teens in similar situations and won their cases.

Goldie Harvey's Death: Official Kennis Music Press Release

Nigerian Lady Gaga as so many called her Just went to the land of No Return. What a shocker, she was at the Grammys Award few days ago in LA, came back to Nigeria and she kicked the Bucket. Cause of her death is Unknown, May she rest in Peace.
Official Kennis Music Press Release:
“On behalf of Kennis Music, I’m sad to officially confirm the shocking and untimely passage of Nigeria’s pop star, Goldie Harvey. With a deep sense of loss, we announce the shocking death of our darling music star, Goldie Harvey.

SSANU Threatens: We Will Paralyse Nigerian Universities

The union said it may be forced to embark on a strike.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, will on February 22 determine its next line of action after mobilising its members to prepare for a possible industrial action, a unionist said. Alfred Jimoh, the National Vice President of the South-West Zone of the Union, who spoke on Thursday in a telephone interview in Lagos on the possible strike, said. "The National Executive Committee, NEC of the union will be meeting next week Friday and after then, we shall come out with the next line of action," he said.

8 Corps Members To Repeat Service, 26 Receive Awards

Twenty six members of the 2012 Batch A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who served in Enugu State have received good performance award from the state government.
However, it is a different story for other eight corps members as they would be repeating their service for absconding from duty post within the period.
Also, six corps members had their service year extended for committing various offences.
The Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, who performed the passing out ceremony on Thursday at the state’s permanent orientation camp in Awgu, said the award bestowed on the 26 deserving corps members was to reward excellence.

Student Arrested For Alleged Rape

The police on Thursday arraigned a student, Fashola Hamed, before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly raping a lady.Also charged was a lady, Odufowokan Abiodun, who allegedly lured the victim to the residence of the accused. Hamed, 20, who lives at No. 8, Araromi St., Ogudu, Lagos and Abiodun, 19, of No. 31, Olatunji St., Ojota, Lagos, are facing a two- count charge of rape and conspiracy.  The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
 The Prosecutor, Cpl. Adekemi Adeniran, told the court that the accused and the four others who are now at large ganged-raped the lady on Jan. 30 at about 10:00 a.m. at Hamed’s house.  

Girl who lost 90% of skin after Taking Children's Drug wins $63 Million

A teenager who went blind and lost 90% of her skin after suffering a horrifying allergic reaction to the pain reliever Children's Motrin has won $63 million in compensation. Samantha Reckis was only 7 when she took the children's ibuprofen, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, around Thanksgiving 2003 to ward off the symptoms of a fever.
But rather than heal her, the drug induced toxic epidermal necrolysis — a potentially fatal condition that causes the top layer of skin, the epidermis, to detach from the lower layers. The rare ailment kills 40% of those diagnosed with it — and comes from a severe allergic reaction to medications such as barbiturates, penicillins and sulphonamides.

Former basketball star stabbed to death by wife, caught him looking at child p*rnography

A former basketball star was allegedly stabbed to death in his sleep by his wife after she caught him looking at child pórnography, it has been claimed. Maria Rey Garcia-Pellon used two knives to murder Matthew White in the early hours of Monday morning at their suburban home in Media, Pennsylvania. The teacher reportedly stabbed her husband - who played for the University of Pennsylvania and led the Penn Quakers to the Final Four in 1979's NCAA Tournament - several times in the throat. The 53-year-old, who also played professionally for the Portland Trail Blazers and in Spain, woke up during the frenzied assault and tried to fight her off.

Baba Suwe drug saga: NDLEA appeals N25 million court judgment

The Court of Appeal in Lagos is to hear arguments today on the appeal by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency against the judgment ordering it to pay N25m as damages to Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, aka Baba Suwe in 2011 for keeping him in custody beyond the legal time limit on the suspicion of drug ingestion.
The agency was also ordered to apologise to Baba Suwe publicly on “conspicuous pages of two national daily newspapers” but the NDLEA insisted in its appeal that keeping the actor in custody between October 12 and 21, 2011 on the suspicion that the drug was ingested did not violate his rights.
According to reports, the hearing has come more than one year after the NDLEA filed its notice of appeal against the judgment delivered by a Lagos High Court, Ikeja on November 24, 2011.

Cancer Disease On The Rise In Nigeria... Be Aware

The recent alarm on rising global incidence of cancer by the World Health Organisation (WHO) should worry African countries, including Nigeria, where the disease is most prevalent.
Available statistics show that cancer killed 7.6 million persons in 2008 worldwide, and there is indication that the figure could double to 13 million by 2030. According to WHO, cancer accounts for 13 percent of all deaths registered globally and 70 percent of that figure occurs in middle and low income countries.

Goldie: How she Died

Popular Afro pop singer and ex-Big Brother Africa housemate Goldie is dead. The eclectic music diva who just returned to Nigeria from the United States where she attended the Grammys Awards last weekend died few hours to midnight on Thursday, Lovers Day, at Reddington Hospital in Victoria Island, Lagos.
See details of her death below....
Goldie, whose real name is Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey, died in the arms of her best friend Denrele Edun. Her death has been confirmed by her record label, Kennis Music.  We gathered that she might have died of Pneumonia- An inflammatory condition of the lung - affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli.  Early Friday morning, several youths from different parts of Lagos stormed the Reddington Hospital, where she died, to at least confirm the sad news themselves.

2013 Range Rover Sold Out For The Next Six Months

Range Rover announced that their latest model, the N13 Million-and-up 2013 Range Rover is sold out for the next six months to a year in the United States, the automakers biggest market. Despite shortages of the luxury SUV, Automotive News reports that Land Rover expects 2013 sales will outnumber 2012's 43,664-unit total.

Buyers can order one now - but even celebrities will have to wait until next year to sit behind the wheel.According to Range Rover, the United States is their biggest market and New York is the biggest single city in the world for sales. (It must be because of all those steep hills and muddy streams in Manhattan.) But only the early birds will be able to run the new model to the farmer’s market.

The S*x Lives of Conjoined Twins

One thing we know for sure about the s*xuality of conjoined twins: People who aren't conjoined are fascinated by it. At least it seems that way, judging by the number of reporters calling to ask about the s*x lives of conjoined twins. Although there are no real studies of the s*x lives of conjoined twins, we can safely assume that conjoined twins want -- and occasionally feel conflicted about wanting -- s*x, as we all do.

Mother Kills Daughter, Claims She Is Possessed By Evil Spirit

A mother from Annapolis, Md, Chelsea Booth, 25, confessed to police that she killed her 2-year-old daughter, Kassidey, and then placed the toddler’s body out with the trash. Police recovered the child’s body Thursday night after sifting through from more than 95 tons of garbage sitting in rail cars awaiting delivery to an out of state landfill.
Booth said that she killed her daughter because the child was possessed.
She told the authorities that her daughter "was suffering from a 'Muslim Curse' placed on her by [the father]" and that "she believed Kassidey to be possessed by an evil spirit."

Some Lessons To Learn from Pope’s resignation

The sudden resignation of the pope or abdication of his authority or papacy or reign came to all Catholic faithful and indeed religious people all over the world as a shock. This the pontiff attributed to old age and his inability to be strong to continue in his capacity as Saint Peter’s successor and head of the Catholic fold.
 This hasn't happened in the history of the church for 400 years. This brings to mind the recent retirement of His eminence Anthony Cardinal Okojie, Emeritus Archbishop of Lagos, and many other religious and clergymen.

Goldie's Cause Of Death Revealed

According to sources from Reddington hospital, where Goldie died last night, the likely cause of her sudden death is pulmonary embolism.
According to an article on the New York Times website, “Life-threatening blood clots and flying have been linked for more than 50 years, but a new study of business travelers confirms the risk, particularly for those who take long flights or fly frequently.
“Immobility is considered a major factor behind the condition, called deep vein thrombosis.

RIP Goldie. Her label Kennis Music release official statement

Statement from the CEO of Kennis Music, Kenny Ogungbe pictured above with the late singer
“With a deep sense of loss, we announce the shocking death of our darling music star, Goldie Harvey. Goldie, 31, died on Thursday after she complained of a severe headache shortly after her arrival from the United States where she went to witness the Grammy Award. She was rushed from her Park View, Ikoyi, Lagos residence to her official hospital, Reddington, Victoria Island, Lagos, where doctors pronounced her dead on arrival at exactly 7:30pm in the evening.


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