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Fake mafia boss docked for threatening, raping 8 teenagers

1 year ago /

A man in Canada has been arrested and charged with sexual assault for raping several women under the pretext that he was a deadly Mafia boss. According to the police, 33-year-old Walid Mustapha Chalhoub from Montreal sexually abused eight teenagers after they were lured to his apartment on the promise that they...

Woman stabs man’s eye with stilleto for offering friend potato chips

1 year ago /

A woman in the United Kingdom has been arrested and charged with assault for using her high heel shoes to stab a man in the eye because he offered her friend potato chips. The 22-year-old woman, Shadiya Omar, who stood trial at the Manchester Crown Court is said to have used...

Folorunsho Alakija set To Complete Towers

1 year ago /

Folorunsho Alakija has expanded the frontiers of success by constantly challenging herself and beating her own records. Proceeding on the principle that only those who attempt the odd can achieve the impossible, Alakija has pushed herself to the point of becoming one of Africa’s richest women.   What many do not know...

Man attempts suicide on electrical tower because he has just one child

1 year ago /

A distressed Chinese man whose wife allegedly refused to give him a second child, threatened to commit suicide.Rescuers spent 16 hours persuading the man, identified as 33-year-old Zhang Guiping, to come down from a 130-foot-tall transmission tower. Fortunately, Zhang, father of a five-year-old boy, walked away unharmed. The Henfeng...

Millionaire businesswoman Yinka Ogunde goes back to School

1 year ago /

Mrs Yinka Ogunde, the Group Managing Director of Goals & Ideas went back to secondary school, Our Lady of Apostles, Yaba, Lagos. The school is celebrating their 60th anniversary today. And old students came for the celebration in school uniforms....

My mother caught me with a braless girl – Denrele

1 year ago /

Nigeria's most popular 'crazy' man, Denrele Edun have often given people reasons to doubt his sexuality, but he has often rang it in our ears that he is a full blooded heterosexual male. He recently shared his 'caught in the act' experience involving him, his mother, a 3-seater couch and a...

See how this woman tortured a 9-year-old with hot water for ‘stealing’ crayfish

1 year ago /

A nine-year-old housemaid, Precious Chinwedu, says she is still having pains two weeks after her boss, Mrs. Ifeoma Mbakwe, poured hot water on her for allegedly stealing crayfish. The incident happened around 8pm on December 27 on Idowu Oya Street, Agbado, Lagos State. The primary 3 pupil, who spoke with PUNCH Metro...

 

I raped my daughter because my wife denied me sex — Man tells police

1 year ago /

A man who was arrested for having sex with his 14-year-old daughter shocked policemen when he gave them his reason for committing the abominable act. The man, Edwin Ochieng, from the Migori region of Kenya told the cops that he decided to rape his daughter because his wife denied him sex. According...

Celestial pastor burns member alive, says God asked him to

1 year ago /

Members of a Celestial Church of Christ on Unity Street in Abule-Egba, Lagos, were left in shock when their pastor informed them that God spoke to him to set one of them ablaze to show His might. One of them identified as Madam Abosede, who agreed to be used to ‘confirm’...

 

NHS Psychiatrist in the UK sacked for recommending TB Joshua's TV to patient

1 year ago /

A NHS psychiatrist in the UK Dr Julius Awakame, 50, has been sacked after he advised a patient to get help from TB Joshua's 24-hour church TV channel, because she might be possessed by demonic 'special forces'. Dr Julius recorded medical notes diagnosing the woman as having a history of 'satanic...

See 8-year-old girl who got married off to mature man in Zaria

1 year ago /

The man in the picture above is supposedly named Baba Ahmed and on Sunday Jan. 17th, he paid the bride price of the 8 year old girl beside him in Zaria, Kaduna. According to reports however, the underage girl won’t be moving to his house until she is 17. Some people...

Pastor gets caught while attempting to bury charm ahead of crusade

1 year ago /

A fake pastor's confession has shocked many after local residents caught the so-called man of God trying to bury charms ahead of the church's crusade in Abia state.  Local residents at Umuika Okwu Olokoro in Umuahia, Abia State, were gripped with shock as a Church Pastor identified as Stephen Maduabuchi was...

Four-year boy kidnapped from his school in Lagos

1 year ago /

Four year old Ojelabi Micheal Oluwatomiyin pictured above was kidnapped by a yet to be identified woman at his school, Mafina Primary School Unity estate along Iba expressway in Lagos. A relative of the kidnapped boy said according to Ojelabi's 8 year old sister, herself and her little brother...

 

70-Year-Old Pastor Begs Court For Divorce

1 year ago /

Pastor Caleb Oluwafisibe has pleaded with an Ojo Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 41-year -old marriage because his wife Titilayo was starving him of sex. Leadership reports that a 70-year-old pastor told the court that he was already practicing a celibate life, even as a married man. “Since I married...

25-year-old Nigerian girl who returned from UK dead in car accident

1 year ago /

Beautiful 25 year old Doyin Sarah Fagbenro who recently completed her First and Second degrees in Law in the UK and relocated back to Nigeria after spending most of her life there, died in a fatal accident along Lekki-Epe expressway in Lagos which was caused by a reckless Danfo driver. Her...

Tiger attacks keeper on morning walk at zoo

1 year ago /

A tiger attacked a keeper at a zoo in Australia today, leaving him with a “significant puncture wound” to the head at the popular tourist attraction. The man in his 40s was treated by paramedics at the Sunshine Coast’s Australia Zoo, founded by the family of late “Crocodile Hunter” star Steve...

I bought seven certificates for N100, 000 –Fake LUTH doctor confesses

1 year ago /

A 43-year-old man, Opeyemi Adesina, who allegedly paraded himself as a consultant gynaecologist with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, says he paid N100, 000 to buy the seven forged certificates he used.  Adesina, who hails from Ekiti State, was arrested by the Alakara Police Division on Alowolodu Street in the...

 

25 yr old man docked over alleged rape of minor

1 year ago /

An Ile-Ife Chief Magistrate’s Court in Osun on Monday remanded a 25-year-old man, Seun Adeoti, in prison custody, over the alleged rape of three girls.Adeoti was arraigned on a three-count charge of gross indecency, threat to lives and unlawful sexual intercourse with Folake Adedini (15), Arike Adegoke (14) and Imole...

 

Man charged to court for biting off neighbour’s nose

1 year ago /

A mechanic, Augustine Orivba, was on Monday arraigned in Lagos For allegedly biting off a neighbour’s nose. He was charged at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Orivba, 40, a resident of no. 3, Osho close, Obokwu St., Ojodu, Lagos, is being arraigned for breach of the peace and assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu...

Man kills pregnant woman for N50,000

1 year ago /

A 28-year-old man, Edet Stephen Asuquo, yesterday, made revealing statements to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command on how he was hired by a village council leader in Itu Local Government Area to kill a pregnant woman for ritual purposes. It was gathered that the suspect was arrested by the police...


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