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Floridian man kills girlfriend for calling ex-husband’s name during sex

1 year ago /

A man has admitted to killing his girlfriend For calling her ex-husband’s name during sex The man, from Florida, USA had called 911 to say his girlfriend was having trouble breathing but later admitted killing her. The state’s police department told local news media that 24-year-old jealous lover, Fidel Lopez called 911...

25-yr-old man, rapes 5-yr-old boy in Lagos

1 year ago /

Lagos—Doctors at a private hospital in Alakuko area of Lagos State are currently battling to save the life of a five-year-old boy, who was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man. Report said the boy (names withheld) was playing with other children at Hanson Street when the suspect (names withheld) reportedly lured...

Nigerian Man arrested for killing another Nigerian over Zimbabwean girl in Cyprus

1 year ago /

A certain Nigerian student, one Ebinabo Mendeinyo, was on December 26, stabbed to death in Cyprus by another Nigerian, Udumioh Jerry, fondly called MC Jerry. North Cyprus police debunked earlier claims that the deceased jumped from the 6th floor of his apartment building out of fear when some unidentified boys confront...

How a Police van hit and killed a fresh Uniport graduate while driving against traffic

1 year ago /

A University of Port Harcourt Mechanical Engineering student Edah Oghenekevwe Richard lost his life last night after he was allegedly knocked down by a police van driving one-way. Richard whose birthday was yesterday is supposed to serve next year in Batch A of the NYSC died last night at 7.30pm. He was...

UK Woman Gets Criticized for Buying Over 300 Christmas Gifts for Her Children

1 year ago /

A woman from the Isle of Man defended herself from criticism after a photo of her Christmas gifts to her children went viral. Emma Tapping posted a photo to Facebook, showing over 300 Christmas gifts stacked to almost the entire height of her Christmas tree. After the post went viral,...

Japanese Company Launches World’s First Washable Mobile Phone

1 year ago /

It may look all shiny and new, but your smartphone is probably one of the filthiest things you own. The amount of bacteria and germs it carries is disgustingly huge, which is probably why a Japanese company is targeting germaphobes with the world’s first washable phone. The Snapdragon 410 processor, 5-inch...

Death Sentence: Supreme Court To Decide Rev. King’s Fate Next Year

1 year ago /

General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Rev. Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Reverend King, who has been in the news for several controversial issues in the past including flogging his church members went to court to challenge his sentence of death by hanging by a Lagos High Court. But his challenge which...

Businessman arrested for watching and recording his dying wife

1 year ago /

29-year-old businessman, Oluchi Ajimowu, is being held by the State Department for Criminal Investigation, Yaba, Lagos, for his alleged involvement in the death of his wife, Priscillia Ajimowu. Priscillia and Oluchi lived with their children in the FESTAC area of the state. Ajimowu claims that he had locked his wife in...

 

British Couple Jailed For Keeping Nigerian As Slave For 24 years

1 year ago /

A British couple have been jailed for six years each for keeping a Nigerian immigrant as a slave for more than two decades, a London court clerk said. Emmanuel Edet, 61, and Antan Edet, 58, were sentenced at Harrow Crown Court in northwest London late on Monday after being found guilty...

 

Man, 57, Dies Aboard Arik Air's Owerri-Lagos Flight

1 year ago /

A 57-year-old man, Albert  Nnadi, was on Wednesday confirmed  dead on board an Arik Air flight from Owerri to Lagos. The passenger was said to have been found dead at the point when passengers were disembarking the flight at the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport  Terminal One, Lagos. The deceased, who was accompanied...

TB Joshua & Others To Face Trial Today For The Death of 116 People In Building Collapse

1 year ago /

The trustees of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) will today be arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the collapse of a six-storey building in the church on September 12, 2014, which led to the death of 116 persons. Senior Pastor of the church, Prophet T.B Joshua...

Reports On The Non- Licensed Radio Station

2 years ago /

The reported existence of a pirate radio station broadcasting to Nigeria is generating concerns in many quarters. Media experts held the view that the development has unsavoury consequences for national peace and political stability....

Mysterious Baby Girl Born Pregnant With Twins

2 years ago /

A baby girl with a rare, mysterious medical condition was found to be ‘pregnant’ with twins when born. The girl, born to Chinese mainland parents in Queen Elizabeth Hospital Hong Kong, had to undergo surgery at just three weeks old to remove them. The foetuses, 8 to 10 weeks gestated, had legs, arms,...

 

Man Claims Witches In Dreams Instructed Him To Cut Off His Private Part

2 years ago /

A man in Kwara State  wanted help from witches for sexual dysfunction. Wahab Sa’adu, has reportedly cut off his penis with a razor blade in a bush close to his house located at Alapa, Asa local government area of the state. A family member reports that Sa’adu rushed back to the house with...

World's Oldest Man - "Sakari Momoi" Turns 112

2 years ago /

A resident of Saitama city near Tokyo who was recognized as the world's oldest man last August by Guinness World Records turned 112 Thursday. Sakari Momoi responded with a smile as his family helped him celebrate, according to his third son Hiroo, 66. Momoi, who lives at a healthcare institution in Tokyo,...

Ex-boxing Champion "Mike Tyson" Attends Pageant For Beautiful Birds

2 years ago /

Dogs aren't the only animals that vie for best in show. Hundreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best bird. These pigeons aren't the nuisance flocks that swarm food...

Teenager Dies Snow-Tubing In US Winter Storm

2 years ago /

A teenager has died in New York as he crashed into a lamppost while snow-tubing amid a huge storm in the northeast US. Sean Urda, 17, was pronounced dead in hospital after the collision while riding an inner tube on Long Island on Monday night. He was the first reported victim of...

APC Welcomes U.S. Message For Non-Violence, Unobstructed Polls

2 years ago /

The APC Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) on Monday welcomed U.S. call for unobstructed free, fair and non-violent general elections in the country next month. This is contained in a statement in Abuja, signed by the Director, Media and Publicity of APCPCO, Mallam Garba Shehu . According to the statement, the organisation fully...

 

Female Soldier Slumps At Remembrance Day Parade

2 years ago /

The Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations in Oyo State almost went sour, yesterday, as a female soldier collapsed in front of Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, while on parade. Vanguard gathered that the soldier and her colleagues had been at the arcade for about five hours before the commencement of the programme around...

 

Woman, 57, Dies In Lover’s Apartment

2 years ago /

A 57-year-old woman who allegedly died in her lover’s apartment on January 2 under questionable circumstance has continuously stirred controversy. The woman whose name is Bonu Farriet, died in her lover’s apartment in Saru area of Badagry, an outskirt of Lagos State. According to reports, the deceased, who worked at Badagry General...


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