Friday, May 9, 2014

Two Die as Building Collapses in Akure This Morning

2 people have been confirmed dead after a building under construction collapsed early this morning around7 in Akure, Ondo State. Reports say the building which was to be used as a boarding house for a private school, came crumbling down as workers on the site arrived to begin the day's job. Two teenagers died in the incident while two others sustained injuries and have been rushed to the hospital for medical attention

Pistorius Sells Home Where He Shot Girlfriend Dead

PRETORIA (AFP) – Oscar Pistorius has sold the upmarket Pretoria home where he shot dead his girlfriend, as legal fees mounted from his lengthy murder trial that continued Friday.

The Paralympian’s estate agent Ansie Louw told AFP she now had a buyer for the $480,000-plus house.

Chilling CCTV captures moment man attempted to lead toddler away from his mum

These chilling images show the moment a man appears to lead a toddler away from his mother in a busy shopping centre. In shocking CCTV footage, the young family can be seen walking through the shopping centre in Derby, East Midlands. At one point (far left), the unnamed mother walks very slightly ahead of her child - and seconds later a man wearing a dark jacket and a cap appears. He then approaches the 22-month-old (second left) as the child follows his mother into a store. The man then appears to try and persuade the child to walk off with him (second right). But the unnamed mother turns around (right) and challenges the man, who then seems to apologize and walk off.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to this shocking incident - which took place on Thursday morning. Continue...

'I built my N110m house on mortgage' - Dr. Sid reveals

Onoriode Esiri aka Dr Sid in an interview with Punch today to promote his new album revealed that the house he recently built and currently lives in was bought on mortgage and he is not ashamed to say it. He says its a N110million house and he pays his mortgage monthly

VIDEO: 50 Cent - Irregular Heartbeat ft. Jadakiss and Kidd Kidd (DOWNLOAD)

50 Cent links up with Jadakiss & Kidd Kidd for his newest leak "Irregular Heartbeat".

Following last week’s Kidd Kidd-feature “Everytime I Come Around”, 50 Cent is back today with another leak off Animal Ambition with “Irregular Heartbeat” featuring Jadakiss and Kidd Kidd again. Track produced by G Rocka & Medi.

Give it a listen, and let us know how it compares to his previous leaks. You can download by following the link below

SHOCKER: Nigerian Army Ignored Warning 4 Hours Before Chibok Kidnap – Amnesty

LAGOS (AFP) – Nigeria’s military had advanced warning of the April 14 attack by Boko Haram that led to the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls but failed to take immediate action, Amnesty International said Friday.

“Damning testimonies gathered by Amnesty International reveal that Nigerian security forces failed to act on advance warnings about Boko Haram’s armed raid on the state-run boarding school in Chibok which led to the abduction,” the rights group said.

VIDEO: Dr. Dre Set To Become Hip Hop's First Billionaire. Confirms Apple/Beats Deal

“It’s not often you get to listen to Beats with Mr Beats himself.” So starts what looks like a selfie-video by musician Tyrese Gibson, who was hanging out with Dr Dre last night (embedded below).

We haven’t had any official confirmation from Apple or Beats about what’s really going on between the two companies, after the FT broke the news that the iPhone maker was going buy music streaming company for $3.2 billion. But Dr Dre, one of Beats’ co-founders, seems to have other views about transparency.

See the video after the cut

Jonathan: Girls’ abduction, beginning of B’Haram’s end

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said he believed that with the global efforts to find and rescue the over 200 girls abducted from their school by Boko Haram insurgents, an end to the reign of terror in Nigeria had begun.

Jonathan, who once again promised that the girls would be rescued, spoke at the opening session of the ongoing World Economic Forum for Africa in Abuja.

Photos: #BringBackOurGirls protest in Ibadan,Yola, Osun and SA

Women in Nigeria came out today in various states including Oyo, Yola, Osun and far away South Africa to protest the abduction of the Chibok girls. See more photos after the cut...

Missing $20bn: PriceWaterHouse begins forensic audit of NNPC

The Federal Government has appointed forensic auditors to carry out a detailed investigation into the activities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, disclosed this during a debate at the 24th edition of the World Economic Forum for Africa.

Photos: #BringBackOurGirls protest in Ibadan,Yola, Osun and SA

Women in Nigeria came out today in various states including Oyo, Yola, Osun and far away South Africa to protest the abduction of the Chibok girls. See more photos after the cut...

Jada Pinkett responds to daughter's photo backlash

An angry Jada Pinkett-Smith today responded to the backlash her 13 year old daughter is getting for posing in bed with 20 year old shirtless actor Moises Arias.

Jada tells TMZ

"There was nothing sexual about that picture or that situation. You guys are projecting your trash onto it and you’re acting like covert pedophiles, and that’s not cool.”See the video after the cut...

VIDEO: May D – Je Ka Jo

May D has just released the video to ‘JeKa Jo‘, a tune off his ‘Chapter One‘ album released mid last year. Watch the visuals; it’s a good look!

Ibadan flood sweeps away motorist, other

A man was said to have been swept away with his car during a torrential rain in Ibadan on Thursday while another man identified as Ayuba also lost his life.

An eyewitness said the motorist was travelling along Omotara Agboola bridge when he missed his way and drove into the river below.

Gen. Buhari writes on abducted Chibok girls, calls Boko Haram men mindless bigots

Former Head of State and chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC, today released a statement on the missing Chibok girls. In the statement, he said Boko Haram men are mindless bigots who are not followers of God. See his statement below...

Over the past few weeks, the abduction of the school girls at Chibok, Borno State has underscored the threat we have been facing as a nation in recent times from the actions of misguided persons masquerading as adherents of Islam.

MUSIC: Wizkid ft. Akon, Banky W – Roll It (Remix) (DOWNLOAD)

It’s been a long time coming, but we finally get to hear the remix to “Roll It” by Wizkidfeaturing Banky W and Konvict CEO, Akon.

While we await Wiz’s sophomore album, listen/download this heavy tune below

Boko Haram Bombs Bridge Linking Nigeria and Cameroun

Boko Haram have reportedly bombed the sole bridge linking Borno State, Nigeria & Cameroun. The small bridge which is located at the border town of Gamboru Ngala, was bombed today, cutting off some residents of the area from their families who live in Cameroon.

The Kardashian sisters lend support to #Bringbackourgirls campaign

See tweets from Kourtney, Khloe and Kendell after the cut...

"I’ve Been Diagnosed With Hypertension, So I Have To Relocate From Nigeria’ – Kunle Afolayan

Sometime in March, prolific Nollywood director Kunle Afolayan took to his Facebook page to express his frustration about Nigeria and his plans to relocate as he could no longer bear the hardship.

Well, it looks like he’s made up his mind to really relocate. In a recent interview with Netng, he said he has been diagnosed with hypertension and must relocate. When asked if his relocation would not discourage those who are looking up to him, Kunle said:

NEW VIDEO: P-Square -Taste the Money (Testimony)

P-Square drops yet another breathtaking visuals for their newest smash hit single "Taste the Money" (Testimony). The twin boys are really enjoying the pleasures of hard work. Shot in South Africa and directed by Jude Engees Okoye.

Taste the Money (Testimony) is a special rendition of Soukous Music and Afro Pop blending so well, enjoy the video.

Northern Nigeria Christian Association alleges conspiracy in Chibok Abduction

The Northern Nigeria Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday released a statement expressing reservations and alleging conspiracy in the Chibok schoolgirls abduction.

The chapter said they believe the kidnapping is a conspiracy involving the governor of the state, Kashim Shettima, the principal of the school, the chief security officer of Borno & the commissioner for Education. In the statement, they asked how 300+ girls can disappear into air without any trace and where the daughters of the principal, vice principal & CSO of the state were when the kidnapping took place, and why no single photograph of the Chibok girls has been made public by school authorities. 

Find their press statement after the cut...

Gov Godswill Akpabio expresses reservations about abducted girls

During an interview with Channels TV Sunrise programme yesterday, Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio expressed his reservations about the kidnapped school girls. He wondered why no gun was fired during the kidnap, and why it took Boko Haram two weeks to take responsibility for the kidnapping and also why the statements made by the sect leader tallied with what local media had been reporting for weeks. He probably also has doubts, but as a governor, he was careful with his words. Some of what he said below...

PHOTOS: Nicki Minaj stunning on set of wine beverage commercial

The rapper looked sexy in a peach Norma Kamali two-piece & Gucci heels, on set of her commercial for Myx Fusion, the fruit-infused, single serve moscato wine beverage, which she also partly owns. Continue to see more photos...

EFCC Arrests Prisons Accountant Over N200m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the head of Capital Accounts at the Nigerian Prisons Service, NPS, Abuja, for alleged corruption, money laundering and abuse of public office.

Imaobong Akon Esu-Nte, a level 14 officer, who is on secondment to the NPS from the Federal Ministry of Finance, was picked up by the operatives of the EFCC, Tuesday, and grilled for several hours over the huge amount of money found in companies’ accounts all traced to her.

Justin Bieber Responds to Seth Rogen's Dis

Good Morning America - Justin Bieber Responds to Seth Rogen's Dis (ABC News)

Looks like someone's taking the high road.

After Seth Rogen put a verbal smackdown on Justin Bieber while speaking with Howard Stern earlier this week, Bieber responded early today.

4 (More) Early Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Dear Em & Lo,

I am a woman from Mumbai, India. I fell in love with Alex when she was in India and we spent 6 months together, bundled up in her apartment mostly. Once she left India she became extremely obsessed with our relationship, and I was more than ever in love with her too - we made future plans and even DOMA was right there in support of our relationship.

Trader hides drugs in crayfish, melon, others

A 38year old trader, Jude Izuchukwu, (pictured above) has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, while trying to smuggle a 9.375 kilogramme of compressed cannabis out of the country, Punch reports.

Falana blasts Patience Jonathan over comment

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to stop people from further trivialising the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State on April 14.

'No girls are missing' - ex Niger Delta militant Asari Dokubo declares

I can't even put the things he said into it after the cut...

Is Gumsu Abacha implying that FG has a hand in Boko Haram?

She quoted her late military head of state dad, Gen. Sani Abacha... But I personally will beg to differ. That can be said of a military regime, not a democracy

Dramatic images of Chibok girls who escaped from Boko Haram

SaharaReporters has obtained photos of some of the girls who managed to escape from Boko Haram men after they were kidnapped (pictured above with their mothers/relatives) with many of them weeping as they publicly re-tell the horrors of the late night raid on April 14th.

The photos were taken in front of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, in Chibok according to SR, with the remains of the burned out building seen in the background. These images tell a dramatic story of a tiny, and isolated village, Chibok, that the world has now come to know as the site of a mass and disturbing kidnapping. See more photos after the cut...

Monica Lewinsky Writes About Her Affair with President Clinton

Monica Lewinsky writes in Vanity Fair for the first time about her affair with President Clinton: “It’s time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress.” She also says: “I, myself, deeply regret what happened between me and President Clinton. Let me say it again: I. Myself. Deeply. Regret. What. Happened.”

Court Throws Trader and Housewife in Jail Over Adultery

Jos – An Upper Area Court in Jos, Plateau, has ordered a trader, Mohammed Rabiu, and a housewife, Asabe Mati, both accused of adultery, to be remanded in prison pending hearing of their bail applications.

Rabiu and Mati who reside in different parts of Jos, were charged with one-count of adultery.

Teacher accused of instructing a boy to punch another in the face, twice

A Watt Hardison Elementary School teacher in Portland, Tennessee has been suspended while officials investigate an accusation that she encouraged a third grader to punch a second grader in the face, twice.

As reported by WTVF NewsChannel 5, Brandie Dobson, the second grade victim’s mother, said that the educator’s surprising behavior stemmed from a school bus fight between her son and his friend on Thursday afternoon. Dobson told the station, “The little boy (third grader) had pushed him and hit his brother and cousin. So he hit him back.”

North Korea calls Obama a 'crossbreed' in Viciously Racist Attack

A North Korean state-run news agency earlier this month launched an ugly, racist diatribe against President Obama, calling the U.S.'s first black head of state a "crossbreed with unclear blood." The agency also said that Obama "still has the figure of monkey while the human race has evolved through millions of years," and that "it would be perfect for Obama to live with a group of monkeys in the world’s largest African natural zoo and lick the bread crumbs thrown by spectators."

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