Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

 

A Mayor in Mexico marries a crocodile named Princess

Victor Aguilar, mayor of San Pedro Huamelula, Mexico, “married” a crocodile in a grand ceremony, which included a gown for the scaly bride. The marriage was actually symbolic, a 200-year-old superstitious tradition meant to bring a good harvest to the village. The ceremony according to superstitious tradition will help in the catch of plenty fish, shrimps and other seafood.


Trump video Tweet-CNN accused of threatening to reveal private citizen’s identity

CNN has come under fire for suggesting it will publish the identity of a private citizen if he behaves in a way that displeases the network. Andrew Kaczynski, senior editor of CNN’s KFile, discovered the identity of the Reddit user who made a short video of President Trump tackling a man with CNN’s logo superimposed on his face to the ground. CNN is withholding the man’s identity “because he is a private citizen who has issued an extensive statement of apology, showed his remorse by saying he has taken downRead More


Meet North Korean most famous woman and news reader-video

The most famous woman in North Korea and Probably the most famous news reader in the world Ri Chun-hee. When she makes a rare appearance on North Korean television everybody knows there is an  important announcement to be made especially about the achievements of the one party state. Kim Jong-un is thought to want her personally to deliver his party’s messages to the world. Ri Chun-hee has cried, laughed and shouted on Korean Central Television for over forty years. Nobody knows for certain how old she is, but Ri Chun-hee isRead More


Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward agrees new deal

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has agreed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2021. The 30-year-old, who joined Barca aged 13, will sign the deal when he returns to training from pre-season. “The club is very happy with the renewal and commitment of Messi, the best player in history,” said the La Liga club. The Argentina forward has scored a club-record 507 goals in 583 matches since his competitive debut in 2004. Messi, who is currently on honeymoon after marrying childhood sweetheart Antonela Roccuzzo, is alsoRead More


Address Nigerians Tomorrow or Face Protests Worldwide -Group to Buhari

A pro-democracy group, Concerned Nigerians, have issued a statement calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the nation, Thursday or they would mobilize for protests in Nigeria and across the globe. In a statement by signed by its convener, Deji Adeyanju and Secretary John Danfulani, the group mandated Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to set up a medical team that would visit London and determine Buhari’s health status. “If the President is found with any infirmity that renders him incapable of discharging his duties,” the statement read,Read More


“I Don’t Need To Show Off On Instagram But These Are The Properties I Own” Reekado Banks Opens Up

Nigerian singer, songwriter and recording artist, Reekado Banks, born Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon has slammed people who show off on their social media pages. The singer who is signed to Mavin group owned by Micheal Collins better known as Don Jazzy disclosed during a recent interview that not all celebrities are comfortable with flaunting their wealth on social media. Speaking further on the issue of social media wealth, the singer reeled out some of his achievements adding that he owns over 10 landed properties in Lagos and is currently building aRead More


Pastor who defrauded me of N918m was my ‘errand boy’, Titi Atiku tells court

Mrs Titi Atiku, wife of former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, told an Ikeja High Court that Akpan-Jacobs, the pastor, who allegedly defrauded her of N918 million was her “errand boy”. Titi made this claim while being cross-examined on Wednesday by Mr Amos Ibe, the defence counsel to Akpan-Jacobs. “I paid N49 million for the land used as the premises of THA Shipping, my partner Fred Holmes never contributed to the buying of the land but he contributed to the building of the property. “The N49 million was given to Akpan-Jacobs toRead More


Appeal Court to hear Patience Jonathan’s bid to reclaim seized funds July 12

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has fixed July 12 for hearing on the appeal filed by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, seeking to stop the permanent forfeiture of her $5.7 million and N2, 421,953,522.78 to the Federal Government. The appeal arose from an April 26 order obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from the Federal High Court, Lagos, temporarily forfeiting the cash to the government. The commission told Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, who made the order, that the funds were suspected to be proceeds ofRead More


Vincent Enyeama Ridiculed By Lille, Sacked Via SMS

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, who retired from the national team during the Sunday Oliseh reign as the Super Eagles coach has been sacked by the new Lille coach, Marcelo Bielsa. The Nigerian goalkeeper is among the eleven players sacked by the club’s new Argentine coach. The coach was reported to have sent sms to all the players involved including Zambia’s Stoppila Sunzu, Tunisia’s Naim Sliti and Ivory Coast’s Junior Tallo revealing their services are no longer needed at the club. The new manager was reported to have saidRead More


Skye Bank manager who stole N200m, gets N100k fine

Former Skye bank Manager, Tajudeen Yusuf, who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, 29th of June, 2016 for fraud was given a fine of a hundred thousand naira after being convicted by Federal High Court in Jos. The convict who was arraigned before the before Justice Ambrose Alagwa of the Federal High Court, Jos, rose to infamy when a petition was released from Skye Bank Nigeria Plc, Jos branch, alleged that Yusuf fraudulently collected the sum of N200 million from the bank’s customer, AlhajiRead More