Friday, 23 February 2018

Pictured! Apprentice Bags 42 Years In Prison For Robbery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has sentenced an apprentice barber, Samuel Edet, to 42 years in prison for robbery, according to The Nation. Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya convicted Edet of robbing an aluminium technician Adewale Elelo of his Nissan Pathfinder on February 21, 2012.  She sentenced him to 21 years imprisonment for conspiracy to commit robbery and another 21 years for robbery.

Man Dumps His Blind Wife, Relocates To An Unknown Destination With Their House Girl

A blind woman identified as Margret Uko Ekanem is currently distraught as her husband has left their matrimonial home, taking along their housemaid and their only child. The story was shared on Facebook by a man identified as Ifeanyi Calistus, and according to the woman, she does not know the whereabouts of her husband, nor that of her only child.

Read his post after the cut.

Give Me More Time To Decide On The 2019 Presidential Election - Buhari Tells APC Governors

President Mohammadu Buhari on Thursday asked governors on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) to give him more time to decide whether or not he was going to contest the 2019 presidential election. The President told the governors led by Imo State governors, Rochas Okorocha at a meeting held at the First Lady Conference Room in the villa, Abuja.

Graphic Content: Man Kills Wife, Dumps Her Corpse In A Lagos River (Photos)

The lifeless body of a woman was found beneath in water in Oke Eri street area of Oworonshoki. From the reports gathered, the deceased and her husband were constantly having fights and this was known to the neighbours. Some days ago, they had a fight which resulted in the husband getting her arrested. She was detained in the police station in Oworonshoki and later released the next day. On arriving home, she met her demise. 

A Close Friend Of Mine Tried To Poison My Drink, But A Godsent Waiter Saved My Life - Ghanian Actor, Prince David Osei Reveals

A Popular Ghanian actor, Prince David Osei has revealed in an interview on Behind the Fame on Drive Time on Joy FM that he was nearly killed by a close of his if not for the intervention of a Godsent waiter. Without giving the name of the waiter or venue of the incident, Prince David Osei disclosed in the interview that he was left speechless.

Man Sets His Inherited Building Ablaze Over Tenants' Failure To Pay Rent

There was wailing at Iwebo lane behind Oba Market, Benin, Edo State on Tuesday, after a man that inherited his late father’s house, Idemudia Obamwonyi, set the building ablaze over the refusal of tenants in the building to pay their rents. Over 20 shops in the building were razed. Idemudia was said to have been heard shouting telling people to allow the house burn since he does not get any money from the house.

Incredible! Nigerian Pastor Wakes Up In The Mortuary After He Was Pronounced Dead In The Hospital

A Nigerian Pastor, Anderson Chinenye‬ has come back to life at the mortuary after his supposed death in Abia state. According to online reports, the pastor underwent an operation at the Federal Medical Center (FMC) in Umuahia, Abia state capital following heart issues and was said to have given up the ghost.

Russian Couple Pretend To Be Dead To Trick Their Son Who Hired An Assassin To Kill Them Over Their Inheritance

A man and his wife had to play dead as police foiled their son’s plot to ‘assassinate them’. Russian police officers have said they tricked the suspect into believing he had hired an assassin to murder his wealthy parents and ten year old sister so he could claim his inheritance.

Dangote Truck Crushes Woman To Death, Leaves Okada Man In Critical Condition Along Enugu-Port-Harcourt Road

A terrible accident that happened along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway at Ihe junction has claimed the life of a woman and left Okada rider unconscious with a fractured leg. According to reports, the  Dangote trailer lost control and crushed the woman.

Governor Fayose And Wife Mark 29 Years In Marriage

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and his wife recently marked 29 years in marriage. These amazing throwback pictures of the couple have since gone viral. More after the cut.

Six Cultists Arrested For Raping Three Secondary School Students

Six cultists identified as Laguda Kamal, 20 years, Muyideen Aigoro, Kayode Damilare, 20 years, Quadri Ajayi, 27 years, Idoogun Yinusa and Yinka Adewuyi, were arrested by the Operatives of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Security Corp (LNSC), for reportedly gang raping three students of a Junior Secondary School, aged 15, 13 and 13 years identified as Maryam, Sulia and Alimot.

Woman Congratulates Her Husband As He Marries A Second Wife

A Tanzanian lawmaker has caused buzz online after she congratulated her husband for marrying a second wife, just seven months after they got married. The lawmaker, Zainab Abdallah took to her Instagram page on Wednesday, to send congratulatory messages to her husband, Abdul Mohamed Khoulan.

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Sacked PHCN Staff Electrocuted While Doing Illegal Connection

A photo of the former staff of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), identified as Monday Ebor who was electrocuted to death while illegally working on high tension lines when electricity was restored has been revealed. The sad incident happened in Agbor, Ika South L.G.A. in Delta State, according to a report by The Nation.

Man Butchers His Wife With Cutlass In Asaba, Then Commits Suicide Afterwards

A man in Asaba has reportedly committed suicide after he butchered his wife with a cutlass after an argument. According to the Facebook user who shared the story, the woman is currently receiving treatment at Federal Medical Center, Asaba. See the story after the cut.

2 Boys Arrested In Kano State For Kidnapping A 4-Year-Old Boy For N2m Ransom

  • The Kano state police command has apprehended two young suspected kidnappers for abducting a 4-year-old child at Dorayi, Kano. The duo, identified as Jabir Usman Sule and Bashir Aminu, demanded for N2m as ransom from the parents of the abducted child. 
  • They reportedly handed the letter in which they made their demand for N2m ransom, to the immediate elder brother of the abducted child, who later identified them thus leading to their arrest. 

Catholic Priest Who Recently Resigned From Priesthood, Set To Wed His Fiancée' Come March 17

A Former Catholic priest, Rev. Patrick Henry Edet, has fixed March 17 for his marriage to his fiancée who he would unveil next week. According yo New Telegraph, Edet made the disclosure on Tuesday during his Grace Family service. Edet’s resignation from Catholic Church about six months ago generated a huge discourse in the media for weeks.

Jealous Husband Slices Wife's Phone With Cutlass For Not Telling Him Her Passcode

A woman (name withheld) has taken to social media group to seek counsel after her jealous husband used a cutlass to cut her phone into two for failing to reveal her passcode which she uses to unlock her phone. Below is what she wrote:

"My jealous husband did this to my phone. Just because I couldn't give 
him it's password. The phone is mine for crying out loud, what should I do?
He said I should come and watch him slice it as onions I taught he was 
joking. he then took cutlass and hit the phone so hard it divided into two, 
This is my privacy, can't I have privacy in my home? 

Police Officer Excited As He Returns Back To Work After Being Confined To A Wheelchair (Photos)

Talk about the love for what you do.  While some will use the opportunity to quit the Police Force, Ahura Stamms Igba is really excited about going back to work after he was confined to a wheelchair for a while. See his post after the cut.

Three Primary School Pupils Die After Allegedly Eating Biscuits From Their Classmate In Kubwa, Abuja

There was panic yesterday in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, following the death of four pupils at Local Education Authority II Primary School. They died after allegedly eating biscuits shared by an unidentified classmate on Tuesday. Two of the deceased, said to be from the same family, were buried yesterday. The victims are Na’imat Yahaya (14 – primary 4); Yahaya Garba (14 – primary 4) and Moses Sunday (primary 1). 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

I Almost Died After Giving Birth To My Daughter - Tennis Star, Serena Williams Shares Emotional Story

Serena Williams has revealed her near-death experience after giving birth to her daughter Olympia in September, in an article she wrote for CNN. The tennis legend said she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during her harrowing post-natal ordeal. She said she got blood clot in her lungs, blocking one or more arteries.