Thursday, 31 July 2014

Police explains rise in female suicide bombings in Nigeria

The Nigeria Police Force spokesperson Frank Mba has given an insight into the recent rise of female suicide bombers in Nigeria.
Addressing newsmen at the National Information Center yesterday, Mr Mba said Boko Haram men now use women because they raise fewer suspicions.
    "If you have been following the trends of terrorism worldwide, you will understand that use of female suicide bombers is actually not totally new.

Landlady’s children cut tenant’s private part

The alleged attack took place at Popoola Street, off Abaranje Road in the Ikotun area of Lagos and was said to have happened as Offehun was sleeping with his family in his room. The tenant was said to have attacked by the landlady's children over a disagreement he had with their mother, who'd asked him to vacate her compound immediately
Narrating what led to the unfortunate incident, Yinka's wife, Bisi Offehin said...

Photos: Muma Gee & Husband Show Off Their Twins

 More pictures after the cut......

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Zoe Saldana poses nude for Women's Health mag

 She took these pictures before she got pregnant.....

Female suicide bomber attacks college in Kano

Another female suicide bomber blew herself up at Aminu Kano College of Islamic Studies this afternoon July 30th around 2.45 as students were checking their results in the school.
Kano State Police Command confirmed the blast

Doctor who treated Ebola patients dies from the virus

The Sierra Leonean doctor who treated more than 100 Ebola patients has died. Dr Sheik Umar Khan (pictured above), who was hailed as a national hero for disregarding his own health and helping sick patients, died today July 29th from the disease after being diagnosed with the virus last week. He contacted the virus despite wearing protective gear when treating patients.
In an interview last month, the 39yr old doctor had expressed fears for his life because of his constant contact with Ebola patients.

President Jonathan didn’t give Chibok parents N100m - Doyin Okupe

Photo: pregnant Mercy Johnson steps out with her daughter

Cute picture!

We have insiders in commercial banks' suspected fraudsters confess

 The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspected fraudsters identified as Kola Osho, Oyedepo Adesola and Kola Ademola, who allegedly specialize in withdrawing money from people’s bank accounts using dud cheques.
According to Punch, the police said the suspects usually obtained the cheques from people who are experts in stealing cheque books from unsuspecting people, then they will present the cheques to their insider in the bank, who will dubiously verify the account holder and the signature before the money could be paid out.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

3 ECOWAS staff, Nigerian ambassador, 55 others had contact with Lagos Ebola victim

 59 people including the Nigerian Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi Nnadozie are said to have had direct and indirect contact with the late Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer, who died on Friday July 25th from the Ebola Virus in Lagos.

Lagos Hospital Where Ebola Victim Died Shut Down

The Lagos State government has shut down and quarantined First Consultants Hospital in Obalende where a Liberian, Mr Patrick Sawyer with Ebola virus died last week in Lagos.
“We have shut the hospital to enable us to properly quarantine the environment. Some of the hospital staff who were in close contact with the victim have been isolated. The hospital will be shut for a week and all staff monitored to ensure the virus has not spread,” the Lagos State Health Commissioner Jide Idris said.

Son of former FCT Minister, Nasir El Rufai dies in car accident

Hamza El Rufai,the son of the former Minister of the FCT & Chieftain of the APC, Nasir El Rufai died this morning July 29th in a car accident. May his soul rest in peace.

Ebola Virus:Lagos State is looking for those who boarded same flight with dead victim

Since the death of the Liberian,Mr Patrick Sawyer, who died in Lagos from the Ebola Virus,the Lagos State Government said  it had identified no fewer than 59 people who had contacts with him.
Dr Jide Idris, the Commissioner for Health said 20 of the contacts had been screened and that none of them had so far been found to be infected with the virus.

It's my birthday Linda Onu is a year older

 Yay, it's my birthday today...and I feel so blessed! I have a great family, great friends,
Yet another birthday and I don't even know where to start thanking God from..Is it my health, my family,my blog, my career? There's just a lot to thank him for..Without the gift of life,none of this would be possible...

Graphic photo:remains of female suicide bomber

Photo of the shattered female suicide bomber that bombed the shopping mall close to Shoprite in Kano yesterday  afternoon.

Blessing Okagbare wins Gold in Women's 100m final in Glasgow

  Blessing Okagbare just won Gold in the Women's 100m for Nigeria in the Commonwealth Games. She won in a time of 10.85 seconds in a new Games record, making her the second fastest woman of all time in World 100 metres. She beat Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart and England’s Asha Phillip who came second, third and fourth respectively.
Blessing becomes the first Nigerian winner of this title since Mary Onyali back in 1994.

Actress Nkiru Sylvanus releases new photos

 Actress Nkiru Sylvanus and former Special Adviser to Imo State governor has released stunning new photos of herself as she gets ready for the U.S premiere of her new movie 'The Voice'. See more pictures after the cut...

Friday, 25 July 2014

Didier Drogba returns to Chelsea

"We want to win matches and win titles and Didier is one of the best strikers in Europe. He is still very adapted to the needs of the Premier League and we are thinking about it in a non-emotional way. If I bring him back, and the decision has to be made soon, it is because as a player he has qualities to make the team stronger. The team is not about the eleven. It is about the different options and as an option I would not say no about the possibility.’ Mourinho said.

Pictures: Troops hold suspected Kaduna bomber disguised as a woman

 Nigerian military in a statement released on its website says it has taken into custody a man dressed as a woman who is suspected to be connected with the Wednesday 23rd bomb blast targeted at former Head of state, General Buhari. Find the statement and more photos after the cut...

Face Of Democracy Nigeria Pageant Flags Off 2014 Edition.

The Whistle Has been blown for the most priced pageant in Nigeria!!!
Are you bold enough to be the mouth piece of Nigeria's democracy
 Are you ready to advocate for the Sustenance  of Nigeria's fledging democracy?
 Are you disposed to crusade for positive electoral process in Nigeria?
Are you intelligent enough to Grab this ultimate prize?

Liberian Man With Ebola Virus In Lagos Dies

Mr. Patrick Sawyer, a WASH consultant at the Ministry of Finance, who had been quarantined since falling ill after arriving in the Nigerian state of Lagos for a conference last Sunday, has died, says.

3 Indian men suspected of raping and hanging 7-year old girl mobbed (Graphic)

Three suspected rapists  were mobbed resulting in the death of one  today by villagers in India who accused them of raping and hanging a seven-year-old girl.
According to the Hindustan Times,the girl who got missing last night  was discovered hanging from a tree near the village of Kaliabazar, West Bengal, this morning and angry villagers quickly rounded up a local 'Tantrik' holy man/witch doctor and his two friends.The trio were mercilessly beaten. One later died in hospital and the two others are still being treated.

Photo: I Sell human heads to Politicians!

The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State, Mr Ambrose Aisabor, yesterday, paraded two suspects, among others, for dealing in human parts. The third person paraded was said to be an accomplice.
Speaking at the Police Headquarters along Ahmadu Bello Way, Ilorin, the commissioner told newsmen that the two suspects were arrested with human head, leg and hand in Tabira village, Okuta in Baruten Local Government Area of the state.

Governor Oshiomhole sacks two new Perm Secs over lateness

Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole reversed the appointments of two Permanent Secretaries for coming late to their swearing-in ceremony yesterday,According to Channels TV, the two appointees along with 18 other would-be Perm Secs were expected to have been seated at 12 noon for the swearing-in ceremony which was billed for 1pm but when the Governor arrived at 12.23pm, the two men were not there.
Oshiomhole started the ceremony immediately and went ahead to swear in the 18 Perm Secs present. When the other two eventually showed up, Oshiomhole refused to swear them in, reversing their appointments. Appeals from the men and others around fell on deaf ears.

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Deadly Ebora Virus Confirmed In Lagos Hospital

 The Lagos State Ministry of Health said a Liberian man in his 40s is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Lagos.
On July 14th, the Lagos state government issued an alert to residents of the state over the deadly virus currently sweeping through some west African countries, including Liberia.
Details on the outcome of the test is still being expected. This would be the first recorded case of one of the world's deadliest diseases in Nigeria.

Check out Nicki Minaj's artwork for new single, Anaconda

 Nicki Minaj  unveiled the artwork for her new single titled 'Anaconda' and in it she's wearing a pink sports bra, a g-string and a blue & pink Jordan VIs. The song is slated to drop on Monday July 28th. See the full pic after the cut...

Bomb blast in Kano this afternoon

 A bomb blast occurred around 3pm this afternoon at New Road Motor in the Sabongari area of Kano city, according to police sources. The explosive was hidden in a table top fridge disguised as luggage

Photo: Lola Omotayo Shares Hawt Pre-Baby Bikini Body

Photos: Sudanese woman Meriam Ibrahim meets the Pope

 Sudanese woman, Meriam Ibrahim, who flew into Italy this morning in company of her husband Daniel Wani and their two children Martin and Maya, met with Pope Francis at Casa Santa Martath inside the Vatican.

Photos: Sudanese Woman spared death sentence flown to Italy

 Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was recently spared death sentence for apostasy was flown to Italy this morning in company of her two children, and accompanied by Italy's Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Lapo Pistelli.
Speaking to journalists at Rome's Ciampino airport this morning, Pistelli said the Italian government have been in 'constant dialogue' with Sudan, but did not give more details on Italy's role in securing her exit from Sudan. She was received at the airport by the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renziw. See more photos after the cut...

FG declares Monday and Tuesday next week public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday July 28th and Tuesday July 29th public holidays.
A statement issued yesterday July 23rd in Abuja by the Ministry of Interior on behalf of the Federal government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace, justice to their daily living.

Algerian Plane with 116 people on board goes missing after take off from Burkina Faso

An Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 which took off  this morning from Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou has lost contact with traffic controllers.This happened 50 minutes after take off..
The company said in a notice posted on its website that the aircraft took off from Burkina Faso and was supposed to land in Algiers at 0510 local time but never reached its destination....

LindaOnu's Followers