Monday, March 17, 2014

L'Wren Scott dies

Rock star Mick Jagger's longtime designer girlfriend L'Wren Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment today Monday March 17th. The 49year old designer, who recently cancelled her fashion show in London, was found by her assistant hanging by way of a scarf around 10am in her luxury apartment. 

Law enforcement don't think any foul play was involved although the Medical Examiner has not released the formal report. 

Pics: The Lady who Killed Herself after her Boyfriend Dumped Her..

20 year old Jojo Tsai was distraught after her boyfriend dumped her. According to her, her boyfriend lied to her about his sincerity towards their relationship. He had always said he wanted to marry and have children with her. She put all her hope in him, built her world around him. Only for him to later say his mother would not approve their marriage.

Man Caught With Explosives In Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command has announced the arrest of Ibrahim Aliyu, a 30-year old man from Nasarawa State, in what it described as the bid to rid the State of undesirable elements.  

A statement by the Commissioner of Police, Tunde Ogunsakin, said Aliyu was arrested in Ndele Town in Emouha LGA with a huge quantity of dynamite explosives, along with a detonator and cordless wire. He hails from Ndo Village in Agbada Local Government Area of Nassarawa.

Banker who died in Police custody Buried as controversy encompasses his autopsy

The Ecobank staff who died in police custody on February 20th, after his employers accused him of fraud and handed him to the authorities, has been buried. (If you missed it, read here) Babatunde Oke was buried on Saturday March 15th in his hometown in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

Boko Haram kills two, burn churches in Borno

Members of the Boko Haram sect last night around 10pm attacked the Pela Birni village of Hawul LGA of Borno state, killing at least 2 people and burning down churches and houses. Reports say the men came into the Christian dominated village with AK 47 rifles and other powerful explosives which they used to shoot people indiscriminately and also set homes and churches ablaze. Amongst the churches destroyed was the Church of the Brethren.

Chairman of Hawul Local Government Area, Dr. Andrew Usman Malgwi confirmed the incident and said he has informed the higher authorities.

Pics: Port Harcourt International Airport Puts on a new look

This is what the newly renovated Port Harcourt International Airport looks like...but this is the departure area. the main airport is under construction and and so the arrival area is slightly different from what you see above. The pics were taken just last Friday. Continue steadily to see more pics...

President GEJ summons Interior Minister, Comptroller-General of NIS

President Jonathan today summoned the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro and the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, David Parradang, to explain last Saturday's unfortunate incident at the poorly organized NIS recruitment exercise where over ten people died during stampedes at various test centres.

R.I.P: 9 Died In Another Auto Crash

Nine persons have been confirmed dead while many others sustained injuries in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along Ringim-Kano Road in Jigawa State at the weekend.   The accident, which occurred at about 4pm at Ganji-gebi village, seven kilometres to Ringim Local Government Area of the state, involved two buses, a Sharon (Volskwagen) and Hiace (Toyota) with registration number JHN 82 XA fully loaded with passengers.

According to a witness, Malam Mustapha, the accident occurred when one of the tyres of the Sharon bus burst and in the process collided with the Hiace bus, leading to an explosion.

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake hits LA, no casualties or destruction

 A 4.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Los Angeles area today Monday March 17th. The residents were still asleep when the earthquake occurred. 

A US Geological Survey spokeswoman, Dr Lucy Jones said it was the strongest earthquake in Los Angeles since the last aftershocks from the 1994 Northridge quake.

Nollywood Actor Arrested For Ráping Daughter’s Friend [Photos]

 Nollywood actor, Ganiyu Oyeyemi, popularly known as Ogunjimi was last week arrested for allegedly molesting his daughter’s friend in Osogbo, Osun State. The actor was arrested and detained on Tuesday by the Osun State Police Command after a 22-year-old lady (names withheld) laid a rape complaint at the police station. The case has, however, been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Osun for further investigation.

OMG!! Is this Lady's HIP Real or fake ? [SEE PICS]

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US to deny entry for Russia, Ukraine citizens in sanction list – White House

The United States has imposed travel bans on Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych, as well as on Crimea’s Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov and Chairman of Crimean Supreme Council Vladimir Konstantinov. Washington has also threatened to extend sanctions imposed earlier on 21 Russian citizens, if the situation in Ukraine is not settled.

Immigration (NIS) tragedy: Families demand release of corpses

Parents and family members of some  applicants, who lost their lives during the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment test on Saturday in Abuja, have demanded for the release of the bodies of their loved ones for burial.
The family members, who gathered at the National Hospital on Sunday, told the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, who came to sympathise with them, that they wanted the bodies to be released for burial immediately.
Seven applicants, including a pregnant woman, died in a stampede during the exercise at the National Stadium, venue of the recruitment test.

Watch Out: Toothbrush can harm!

An advertiser of toothbrush covers once complained about the way people store their toothbrushes after each use. He noted that while people would store their soaps in dry soap cases so that they don’t get soggy, the same thing couldn’t be said about the treatment we give our toothbrushes.
His major grouse is that after each use, we simply toss our toothbrushes into a container usually hung in the bathrooms or near the bathroom entrance. The ostensible reason for this is that we want to make them accessible once we are prepared to take our bath, which is almost always accompanied with tooth brushing.

T.B Joshua says authorities should search for missing Malaysia Plane between Indonesia & Indian Ocean

T.B Joshua has directed Malaysian authorities and other institution searching for the missing Malaysian plane to look ‘between Indonesia and the Indian Ocean '. According to him, authorities must go deep in the ocean and they'll find scattered particles of the aircraft. The man of God had earlier indicated that ‘the plane concerned is deep inside the ocean '. He added that none of the 239 passengers will survive.

President Jonathan speaks Regarding the Bloodbath in Maiduguri

There was panic in Maiduguri yesterday morning, Fri Mar 14 as residents were rattled out of sleep by sporadic gunshots and booming sounds of bombs as soldiers engaged a horde of Boko Haram members who had unleashed terror on the military settlement in the Borno State capital in a bid to rescue some of their sect members detained by the military.
“I woke up to hear loud sounds of gunshots, I was terrified. As the morning wore on the sounds continued and created panic in the city. Those who were rushing off early to drop their children in schools were forced to come back… the whole of this GRA was in confusion…I have never been this afraid”, Mallam Abdulmalik Abubakar, a resident of the GRA in Maiduguri told our correspondent.

SLS - GEJ: Sanusi to Jonathan - Allegations against me baseless

The suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Lamido Sanusi, has described the allegations of financial recklessness levelled against him by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria as a malicious and calculated attempt to mislead President Goodluck Jonathan into believing that the management of the bank is guilty of misconduct and recklessness.

Bakare says he won’t receive Allowance

Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that he will not partake of the N12m to be paid to each delegate to the three-month National Conference to be inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday (today).  Bakare, representing Ogun State at the conference, said he made the decision not to collect the money to be paid to delegates by the Federal Government in order to dispel any speculation that his motivation for accepting to take part in the conference was material.


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