In the wake of unverified/false claims that Russia holds compromising material on U.S president-elect Donald Trump, a video has re-emerged showing Hungarian beauty queen Kata Sarka claiming that Trump invited her to his hotel room during the 2013 Miss Universe pageant that held in Moscow, Russia.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
The Federal Government on Monday raised the alarm over an increasing number of Lassa fever cases since December 2016 and advised that increased attention should be focussed on prevention and preparedness.
The government specifically confirmed the death of six persons out of 19 confirmed cases of Lassa fever in seven states.
The police have arraigned a 20-year-old housemaid, Loveth Emmanuel, before an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing N700,000 from the safes of her boss, identified only as Rufus.
It was alleged that the suspect used a stick of broom to open four safes and stole the money at their residence on Sholanke Street in the Ebute-Meta area of Lagos State.
She was alleged to have attempted to flee when the boss alerted policemen from the Denton division, who arrested her.
A woman from Brighton is waking up to chaos on Twitter after having been singled out by Donald Trump as his daughter.
The president-elect quoted a praiseworthy tweet directed to him by Lawrence Goodstein, a Twitter user in Seekonk in Massachusetts, that described his daughter Ivanka as “a woman with real character and class” late on Monday.
The man accused of killing 39 people in a nightclub in Turkey on New Year's Eve has been captured by Turkish police in Istanbul.
Alleged ISIS militant Abdulkadir Masharipov was wanted in connection with the shooting spree which left nearly 70 injured.
Police arrested five people, including the alleged gunman, state-run Anadolu news agency says.
Masharipov is said to have been caught in the Istanbul district of Esenyurt.
Koker had been teasing his teeming fans about his latest single “Bokiniyen’ for the past week and he’s finally .
The Chocolate City recording artist enlisted the services of latest hit-making producer ‘Krisbeatz’ and video director ‘Director Q‘ for this superb record.
Angela Merkel and François Hollande have responded curtly but defiantly after Donald Trump cast further doubt on his commitment to Nato and gave strong hints that he would not support EU cohesion once in office.
“We Europeans have our fate in our own hands,” the German chancellor said after the publication of the US president-elect’s interviews with the Times and German tabloid Bild. “He has presented his positions once more. They have been known for a while. My positions are also known.”
Monday, 16 January 2017
The son of Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog.
Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul.
Mr Barrow missed his son's funeral as he was advised to remain in Senegal for his safety.
The regional body Ecowas has asked Mr Barrow to stay in Senegal until Thursday - the planned date of the inauguration long before now.
Donald Trump controversially from its foundations, has caused an earthquake in the traditional way of doing politics, attacking immigrant communities, surfing among waves of fraud, who still insistently hit headlines, but in spite of all this on January 20, President of the United States of America.
And in the mean time, I wonder, what is the press's desire to show you and educate you about conflicts of interest? Would not it be perfect, let him make the most mistakes ?, And see him to the final where he belongs? In a jail for his multiple fraudulent activities?
The Professor who died in the twin suicide bomb blasts at a mosque in University of Maiduguri on Monday morning has be identified as Professor Aliyu Mani. At least four people were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack at a university campus, a local resident, a lecturer and emergency services said on Monday.
The blast happened at 5:25 am (0425 GMT) at a mosque in the staff quarters area of the University of Maiduguri and is thought to have been carried out by a teenager. Suspicion will likely fall on the Islamist group Boko Haram, which has repeatedly used young women and girls as human bombs to target worshippers.
Watch this viral video on how US President, Obama spoke during his farewell speech, compared to how Nigerian President, Buhari spoke last year of his wife when she said she wouldn't campaign for him come 2019 if things continue this way.
The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, management has released the time-table for 2016 Batch B stream II orientation course.
A statement released by the management reads, “The NYSC Management wishes to inform prospective Corps members and other stakeholders that the 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation course will commence on Tuesday, 24th January, 2017.
27-year-old welder, Sunday Hycenth, has been arrested by the Lagos state Police command for allegedly killing his friend, Onwe Ozoemelem, over a N500 dog meat.
The incident reportedly happened in the FESTAC Town area of the state. According to PUNCH Metro, Hycenth and 26-year-old Ozoemelem had engaged in fisticuffs over the dog meat bought by their friend.
Sunday allegedly hit the deceased, Onwe with fist blows on the chest, after which he slumped and was rushed to a hospital, where he died.
Last week, the leader of Kariba Church in Zimbabwe, Prophet Patrick Mugadza was quoted to have said:
‘I just want to tell you something concerning the year 2017. It is a very special year because of number seven and at the same time also, 2017 collides with 37 years by which Zanu PF has been ruling this beautiful nation of Zimbabwe, but something is going to be happening also, which is very critical for us to know. It was on the 26th of December 2016 when I was in prayer and God said to me this coming year 2017 the President is dying and he told me that he is dying on 17th of October.’
Who recession help? Although the name of the school was cropped out, the invoice of a nursery and primary school in Lekki, Lagos State is generating lots of buzz after it revealed that pupils pay as much as 2 million naira for acceptance fee while school fees go for an average of 3 million naira per year.
Rapper Drake proves he can date anybody popular from young to old, black to white. In the space of two years, the Canadian musician has been with Serena Williams, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez to mention a few.
A New Delhi Police official has disclosed the arrest of an Indian man, Sunil Rastogi who confessed to assaulting over 200 underage girls in the past 12 years.
The 38-year-old tailor was arrested in eastern Delhi over the weekend after investigations into sexual attacks on young girls led the police to him.
Following Rastogi’s arrest this weekend, women’s rights activists demanded strict action against the alleged sexual predator, with some calling for the death penalty.
Toyin wrote : “Life has knocked me down a few times..I’ve seen things I never want to see again…But I’ll always get back up,I will never stay down..And REMEMBER life only comes around once,so do whatever makes you happy,and be with whoever makes you smile..
Go out and stand tall..LOVE YOU GUYS AND HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK.. #ALAKADARELOADED #TOYINTITANS #motivationalwords”
With four days left for him to take over as the 45th president of the United States of America, the transition team of US President-elect, Donald Trump, has asked the State Department series of mind-blowing Africa-related questions.
The questions have also suggested Trump’s views of Africa, with the impression that he may retreat from development and humanitarian assistance to Africa.
In a four-page list of Africa-related questions from the transition staff and obtained by New York Times, questions relating to terrorism and corruption in Africa were raised by the transition team of Donald Trump.
A Turkish cargo plane has crashed in Kyrgyzstan killing at least 37 people. It is however expected to rise after dozens of homes were engulfed in fire and destroyed in the village of Dacha-Suu.
At least six children were killed, and many are injured. One nine year old boy had left early for school in a neighbouring village and ran back to his home to find his entire family killed.
The Boeing 747 went down near Manas airport as it tried to land in dense fog, officials said.
He's back on the road to recovery after several trying years. Lamar Odom spent time with NBA friends Luke Walton, Keyon Dooling and Brian Shaw at a Santa Monica seafood restaurant, sharing an image from the outing to social media on Sunday.
'Great night with great people,' the 37-year-old former NBA star wrote with the photo. 'A brotherhood that goes beyond basketball.'