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Monday, 30 November 2015

Ballon D’Or Nominees Revealed

The Final Three Nominees for the Ballon D’Or Award has been revealed by FIFA.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar will contest the 2015 Ballon d'Or competition after the shortlist was brought down from 23 names to just three.

Messi is the favourite to land the accolade, having led Barcelona to a famous treble last season, while Ronaldo is looking to defend his crown and draw level with the Argentine for overall wins.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony in Zurich on January 11, 2016.

Buhari Arrives Paris Ahead Of UN Climate Change Conference (Photos)

President Buhari has arrived Paris ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. See more photos below:

EFCC Arrests Former Minister And Others Over Alleged $2billion Arms Deal

Bashir Yuguda 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, and a number of top officials from the office of the National Security Adviser over the controversial arms procurement scandal surrounding former NSA, Sambo Dasuki.

So Sad! Truck Crushes Pastor to Death on His Way to Church

The scene of the accident 

A truck crushed a pastor, Ojo Mattew, and a commercial okada rider to death on Oyero Road, Ijoko, on Sunday, November 29, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

Meet the Ghanaian Actress Whose Massive Bum Broke the Internet (Photos)

Moesha Boduong 

Highly-curvy Ghanaian actress, Moesha Boduong, is one of the sexiest up and coming actresses in Ghana at the moment.

The beautiful actress who has the right curves in the right places is very active on photo-sharing social media, Instagram. She post photos which accentuate her massive butt and her amazing frontal features.

The fast-rising actress enjoys lots of attention whenever she posts these photos with chronic perverts lusting after her physical endowments. She is currently single and its not clear if she is searching.

She hit the headlines recently with the strange news that she collapsed at Ghana’s biggest mall, West Hills which she has debunked on the social media.

See more photos below:

UBA Chairman, Tony Elemelu & Wife Welcome Twin Boys After Five Girls

Tony Elemelu and wife, Dr. Awele 

52-year-old billionaire entrepreneur, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu who is widely acknowledged as one of Africa's most influential business leaders and philanthropists, has welcomed a set of twin boys with his wife of 22 years, Dr. Awele Vivian Elumelu.

10 Simple Reasons People Fall Out of Love

The talk of love is never an easy thing. When love is true, it lasts for life. Such love is very rare. However, if you are in love and wish to maintain it, it is pertinent that you look at these points to know what might go wrong in your relationship.

My Boyfriend Walked Away When I Started Acting - Actress Funmi Awelewa

Funmi Awelewa 

Up and rising Yoruba actress, Funmi Awelewa appeals to virtually the prying eyes of all men courtesy of her stellar looks and sexy physique, but the Ibadan-based producer of Ife O Dogba and Aromimawe will tell you this is something that nearly tore her apart when she was starting out on her acting path.

Mass Panic As Kenyan University Stages Deadly 'Terror' Drill

A number of students from Strathmore were injured on Monday when they attempted to flee from the university

According to Al Jazeera, the social media went into overdrive on Monday afternoon as security forces simulated an attack against Strathmore University's Madaraka campus in the Kenyan capital - with many believing the incident was real.

11 Good Things to Lookout for in a Life Partner

A good relationship is like sweet wine, you drink and get intoxicated. For one to attain such happiness, a cursory look at some of the good things to look out for in a partner is essential to guarantee a happy relationship.

When getting into a relationship you want to work, please consider that some if not all of these requirements are met. It will go a long way in sustaining your relationship.

Seven Hacked to Death in Congo Hospital as Soldiers Clash With Ugandan Rebels

Seven people have been hacked to death in a Congo hospital in the aftermath of a clash between soldiers and rebels.

Reuters reports that these people were among at least 30 people killed in fighting at the weekend between the army, backed by U.N. troops, and Islamist Ugandan rebels in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo.

See the Nigerian US-Based Pastor Arrested for Robbing, Beating and Raping Prostitutes

A Nigerian US-based preacher identified as Gabriel Omogbo, has been arrested after being accused of beating, robbing and raping prostitutes in hotels across Washington DC.

The 33-year old is charged with attempted first degree murder, armed robbery, first degree assault and reckless endangerment. Police believe that he used the website Backpage.com to find female prostitutes and arranged to meet up with them.

Horror! Newborn Baby Girl Found Buried Alive Near River(Photo)

The newborn baby 

A newborn baby has been found buried alive near the LA River, California. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department made this known on Saturday.

Crisis at APC Secretariat in Abuja as Faleke and Bello's Supporters Clash (Photos)

The supporters getting violent at the APC secretariat premises 

The Kogi election has taken a new dimension with supporters of Yahaya Bello and Hon. James Abiodun Faleke clashing in the premises of the All Progresives Congress Secretariat in Abuja.

In a course to replace the late Abubakar Audu at the supplementary election scheduled for the 5th of December, the party had nominated Bello, and this has been strongly frowned at by the supporters of Hon. Faleke which has led to a fracas at the secretariat.

It should be noted that Yahaya Bello narrowly escaped being mobbed today by the aid of security operatives.

See more photos from the clash between the rival groups below:

7 Female Students Dead and Many Injured as Fire Engulfs School Dormitory in Kano (Photos)

At least seven female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jogana, about 20 kilometers from the city of Kano, has been reported dead in a tragic dormitory fire incident.

A Kano state official said that most of the deaths resulted from a stampede as hundreds of students rushed to escape the blaze through two exits.

The fire reportedly broke out in the biggest hostel of the school when the students were sleeping, and for now, the cause of the fire remains unknown.

So Sexy! Serena Williams Poses Topless for Iconic Calendar Photo-Shoot

Yao Chen, Agnes Gund, Tavi Gevinson, Annie Leibovitz and Clare Balding attend a photocall to launch the 2016 Pirelli Calendar by Annie Leibovitz at Grosvenor House in London on Monday

Tennis star, Serena Williams, Patti Smith and Amy Schumer pose for Pirelli iconic calendar as it abandons naked supermodels for 'women of achievement.'

Pirelli is known for featuring the globe's most glamorous supermodels in one of the world's most exclusive calendars, but the team behind the celebrated calendar is taking 2016's issue in a whole new direction by featuring some of the world's most inspiring women - from artists to athletes and even bloggers.

Kogi Crisis: Faleke Kicks as Yahaya Bello Fills Nomination Form as APC Gubernatorial Candidate

Hon. James Abiodun Faleke 

The late Audu’s running mate in the November 21 election, James Abiodun Faleke, has refused to be running mate to Alhaji Yahaya Bello, who has been named the party’s candidate for the supplementary election on Saturday.

Faleke has maintained that he should be declared governor-elect on the APC platform. In a letter to APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Faleke dissociated himself from the supplementary poll, which he insisted was unnecessary since the November 21 governorship election produced the candidates of the APC as clear winners.

Too Hot! Adele's New Bodyguard Causes a Frenzy on Twitter (Photos)

Adele and Peter Van Der Veen 

His name is Peter Van der Veen and he's now responsible for keeping pop star Adele safe. However the British singer's 'hot' new bodyguard, has caused a dangerous spike in heartbeats across social media for his undeniably good looks.

The Dutchman's chiseled jaw, shaved head, striking blue-eyes and macho profile has literally sent sections of the internet into a frenzy.

Images of him dressed in a black suit and open collar black shirt are lighting up social media feeds worldwide - even though he is supposed to be firmly in the background.

In a series of flirtatious tweets directed at him from admiring fans, Adele's bodyguard has become the source of many 'hellos'.

Photos: Nigerian Artist Buried in Giant Shoe Coffin in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom artist popularly called Teacher Ite was buried on Saturday November 28th in this magnificent shoe casket made by his two sons who are also artists.

The burial took place in Ibesikpo LGA in the state and was attended by other prominent individuals in the community. The photos were shared on Facebook by Emmanuel Emmanuel Udoh.

See photos below...

So Cute! Shakira and sons support Gerad Pique during Barcelona match

Shakira and her adorable boys 

The singer brought along sons Milan and Sasha to support their football-playing father, FC Barcelona star Gerard Piqué, in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday.

The 38-year-old singer watched the match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad.

See more photos below:

21-year-old stabs Lagos landlord to death (Photo)

Elepo and Lateef 

Some hoodlums started a street fight on Olorogun Street, Odo Eran, in the Itire area of Lagos State on Tuesday, during which a 21-year-old stabbed a landlord, identified as Alawu Lateef, to death.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Lateef, who was a father of three, had intervened in the fight, and asked the hoodlums to leave the area, when one of them, identified as Lati Elepo, stabbed the landlord.

Flavour & Chidinma Share A Kiss While Performing At Phyno Fest In Onitsha (Photos)

Chidinma and Flavour performing on stage 

Months after Flavour released his song ‘Ololufe’ with Chidinma there were speculations about their relationship.

Well during a performance at Phyno Fest in Onitsha the two have further fueled those rumors by sharing a kiss on stage.

How Kidnapped Samson Siasia's 72-year Old Mother Was Rescued from Abductors

Coach Samson Siasia 

The mother of Nigeria’s Under-23 Coach, Samson Siasia, Madam Beauty Siasia, abducted by unknown gunmen from her home on November 16, has been released by her abductors.

According to reports, the 72-year-old mother of the former Nigerian striker regained her freedom at about 1.30 a.m.last Saturday, 12 days after her abduction.

Audu's Son Mohammed Finally Speaks on Dad's Replacement, Slams APC's Move

Mohammed Audu 

Mohammed, who is the first son of the late Kogi APC governorship candidate who died during the election, said on Sunday, November 29 that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had not informed him of the party’s replacement for his dad.

Saraki Storms Delta In Style With Other Senators For Thanksgiving Service (Photos)

Senate president Bukola Saraki in company of other senators were in Delta State for the Thanksgiving service of Sen. (Chief) Ighoyota Amori earlier on Sunday, Nov 29th.

See more photos as they stormed the state in style....

Man Declared Wanted By EFCC For Eloping With N45million tells his own side..

Jerry Ogbonna 

A few days back, EFCC declared the Jerry Ogbonna wanted for allegedly absconding with N45m mistakenly credited to his account..Now, the man in question responded on facebook.

He claims the money was not paid in error but was for a contract he had with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources for the lease of three (3) helicopters from Tunisia for the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

Read his side below...

Lil Wayne gifts daughter a 2016 Range Evoque for 17th birthday (Photos)

American Rapper Lil Wayne decided to give his eldest child and only daughter a 2016 Range Rover Evoque for her 17th birthday.

For her 16th birthday, the 33 year old Lil Wayne who has 3 sons from 3 other women gave her 2 cars – a Ferrari and BMW.

Her mother is Toya Wright who is said to be his first love.He had his daughter Reginae Carter at 16.

She wrote: Thanks mommy and daddy ✨ I love you guys more than life I swear.

More photos below:

President Buhari leaves Malta for France

President Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Malta where he participated in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) for Paris, France.

He is expected to join about 150 other world leaders for the Conference of Parties 21 (COP21) on climate change.

The president is to present Nigeria’s statement at the opening session today before participating in the launching of the International Solar Alliance same day.

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Graphic Photos From Horrific Accident In Port Harcourt Today

A horrific accident happened in Port Harcourt today involving an SUV and lorry around Eliozu and Airforce axis.

According to eyewitnesses, an SUV was on top speed at a bend trying to negotiate the road with a lorry which did not give way to it.

As they were dragging on the road, the SUV skid off the road and Somersaulted several times, leaving the occupants of the vehicle injured and one dead.

See graphic photos from the accident below:

Boko Haram Abducts Teenage Girls In Borno, Kill Seven

At least seven persons were left dead in Bam village of Borno state when armed Boko Haram terrorists attacked in the early hours of Sunday and abducted unspecified, but large number of teenage girls, witnesses said.

Bam village, located in Biu local government area of Borno state is about 170km south of Maiduguri, the state capital.

Nigerian Customs Destroys N11.5m Worth Of Frozen Products In Edo (Photos)

According to reports reaching Ogbeta.org, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operation Unit, Zone C, says it has destroyed 1,365 cartons of imported frozen products valued at N11.56 million in Benin city.

This is contained in a statement by the Comptroller of Zone C, Mr Victor Dimka, in Benin on Sunday, 29th November, 2015.

T.B. Joshua To Be Arraigned In Court On Monday Over Death Of 116 Persons

T.B Joshua 

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to arraign Pastor TB Joshua and other trustees of ‎Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on Monday, November 30, 2015.

They are to be arraign before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the collapse of a six-story building in the church on September 12, 2014, which led to the death of 116 persons. The trustees will be arraigned before Justice Lawal Akapo alongside the engineers who constructed the collapsed building.

So Cute! Kate Middleton releases adorable photos of Princess Charlotte

Princess Charlotte 

Kate Middleton released new photos of adorable Princess Charlotte to mark her turning six months old.

Mum Kate took the photos in her country home Anmer Hall earlier this month and the Kensington Palace official Twitter account tweeted them today. The last time the princess was photographed was at her christening on Sunday July 5.

See more photos below:

Turkey Recovers Body of Pilot From Downed Russian Jet

Russian President, Vladimir Putin 

Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down its warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war.

Timaya Celebrates His 38th Birthday Today

Nigerian superstar singer, Timaya Turns 38 Today! Happy birthday to him.

FG Denies Salary Cut For Ministers

The Presidency has distanced President Muhammadu Buhari from reports that there will be a downward review of ministers’ salaries.

A newspaper report had claimed that Buhari would cut the salaries of ministers significantly and place some restrictions on them. But the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a series of tweets, on Saturday, denied the reports.

See Where They Dumped The Portrait Of Goodluck Jonathan (Photo)

Since he is no longer the president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan's protrait was dumped by a pile of dustbin.

Such is Life.

Not Again! Another Trailer Falls At Alapere Lagos (Photos)

A trailer with a 40ft container which was on high speed lost control and its brakes also on the express along alapere some hours .

The end result; its container detached and hence its tumbling on the road. Miraculously there was no casualty.

See more photos below:

Daughter Has Emergency Wedding in Hospital So That Terminally Sick Father Can Be Part of It (Photo)

Kaila Kirby and her fiancé Daniel Pardue said their vows surrounded by family and friends 

A North Carolina woman decided to hold her wedding in a hospital room so her terminally ill father could be a part of her big day.

Kaila Kirby always assumed her father would walk her down the aisle. But in recent days, as Jubal Kirby grew desperately ill with an incurable lung disease, it became clear he might not live to see his daughter’s wedding next July.

Northern Governors Vow to Defeat Boko Haram

Chairman of the Northern Governors, Alhaji Kashim Shettima 

Governors of the Northern States have vowed to join forces to defeat Boko Haram insurgents and the attendant poverty unleashed on that part of the country.

Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum and Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, made this known on Sunday in Wannune, when he led two other Governors of the forum to pay a condolence visit on Senator George Akume who recently lost his elder brother and paramount ruler of Tarka, the late Chief Gabriel Indyer Akume.

54-year-old Nigerian Woman Delivers Twin Babies in the UK After Years of Barrenness (Photos)

A 54 year old Nigerian woman in the UK has given birth to beautiful twin babies. The woman's excited niece named, Temi Okomi shared the news on Twitter while also showing off the beautiful pictures of the bouncing baby boys.

According to the Okomi, her aunt and her husband have been looking for the fruit of the womb for so many years until their fate recently turned around for good.

It was gathered that all through their years of barrenness, her husband solidly stood by her. These are also his first kids ever. What a miracle....

See photos below:

Five Die After Two Female Suicide Bombers Attack in Cameroon

Five people have died in the aftermath of a double suicide attack by two women in the restive far north of Cameroon, the governor of the region said.

“Two women blew themselves up at around 6:00 pm” in the town of Dabanga, the governor of the far northern region, Midjiyawa Bakary, told AFP. “The initial death toll is seven dead, including the two suicide bombers.”

Unbelievable! See Britain's First Nudist Female Bishop (Photo)

Archdeacon Karen Gorham 

The Church of England’s latest woman bishop, who is a strong advocate of naturism stripped off in her youth and visited many nudist beaches many years ago.

The Archdeacon of Buckingham, the Venerable Karen Gorham, 51, was brought up in a naturist family, though she gave up going nude on beaches in her teenage years. The unmarried Archdeacon has even written a controversial treatise nudist idealogy.

Buhari in Talks With Igbo Leaders, Moves to Settle Pro-biafra Protests

The Federal Government has finally decided to use a more friendly approach towards ending the agitation by the pro-biafra group.

Wazobia OAP, Mayowa Lambe weds Comedian Ekpo (Photos)

Popular Wazobia On-Air-Personality on the Weekend and Morning Show, Mayowa Lambe, is off the market. Mayowa tied the knot with Calabar-based comedian, Roby Ekpo yesterday November 28.

See More photos below;

So Sad! Fraud Suspect Dies In EFCC Custody

A suspect under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is dead.

Arowofela Olufemi, who was in the custody of the EFCC, at about 5.30 am today, November 28, 2015 complained of chest pain and was rushed to the nearby Military Hospital but gave up the ghost before doctors could attend to him, reports SaharaReporters.