Monday, 24 April 2017

How we chose the 100 most influential people in the world for the 2017 - Time Magazine explains

Last week, Time magazine released it's annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the world for the year 2017. Explaining how the list was made, Time Magazine says 'this year is a bit more complicated'. 

Photos: Pasuma bags Chieftancy title, becomes the TOGAN of Badagry kingdom

Fuji star, Pasuma is the latest chief in town. He became the 'Togan' of Badagry Kingdom at a ceremony that held in Lagos yesterday. More photos after the cut.

Graphic Photos : Woman, her 2 children and brother-in-law killed in fatal accident in Anambra state

Five members of a family perished in a fatal accident along Nkwoedo market in Orifite, Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra state on Friday night, April 21.
It was gathered that the driver of a Lexus jeep heading towards Oraifite lost control, veered off his lane and collided with a motorcycle being driven by one Chinedu Nkemelu (pictured right)a.k.a Ikponka, killing him, his brother's wife and her two children.

Nigerian man arrested for duping American banks of over $100,000 using fake identities (photo)

A Nigerian man who allegedly duped a number of banks out of more than $100,000 faced a federal judge last Friday, April 21, after being arrested on April 10 by agents from the Department of Homeland Security and charged on four federal criminal charges.
Opeyemi Abdulahi Orekan, resident of Rhode Island was involved in an organized fraud ring that used fake passports from Nigeria and Ghana and fraudulent identities to defraud a number of banks out of tens of thousands of dollars. The federal government is charging him with bank fraud, passport fraud, identity theft and access device fraud.

Photos: "We thought the first scanning machine was faulty - Parents of quintuplets

Mr Imudia Mark Uduehi, and his wife, Oluwakemi Funmilayo last Wednesday, named their adorable set of quintuplets. The baby girls were born at the National Hospital, Abuja on April 12th.

In an exclusive interview with Sunday Tribune, the unemployed graduate from Edo State and his civil servant wife opened up about how they met, their shock and initial apprehension on finding out they were expecting five children at once and the outpouring of goodwill from well-meaning Nigerians.
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Osun youths allege Senator Isiaka Adeleke was poisoned, demand an autopsy

Youths in Osun state staged a protest today, claiming that Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died today was poisoned. According to the youths, they believe Adeleke was poisoned by some of his political enemies at a political meeting in the state yesterday. They believe Adeleke's political enemies killed him to pave way for another APC aspirant to win the state governorship election next year.

The internet never forgets! See the explicit old photo of her mum a girl is begging Twitter to take down!

She probably shouldn't have asked Twitter to take down the photo because it drew people's attention to it. It's a photo of her mum supposedly taken back in 1997 during Freaknik. See the photo here

Lionel Messi makes history, as he scores 500th goal for Barcelona

Lionel Messi, in Sunday night's 3-2 El Classico win over Real Madrid scored his 500th goal for Barcelona. Congrats to him!

Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru wins the men's race in the 2017 London Marathon

Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru has just won the 2017 London Marathon.  Wanjiru won the race in 2 hours, 05 minutes and 49 seconds, beating pre-race favourite Bekele to second place as Kenya’s Bedan Karoki, who was making his marathon debut, settled in third place.  
It's Wanjiru’s first major victory since he won Amsterdam marathon last year.

What kind of f*ckery is this? See the actor playing Michael Jackson in a biopic

They are using a longtime Michael Jackson impersonator, a man named Navi, who is Indian and calls himself the “world’s greatest Michael Jackson impersonator,”...

Meet Nikita Golubev, an artist who makes beautiful art with dirty cars (Photos)

Nikita Golubev is a a Russian artist and illustrator who is fast becoming an internet sensation with his talent.Nikita moves around town, looks for dirty cars and turns them into beautiful art. 
According to him, ''Now i am inventing #dirtpainting drawing with paintbrushes and my fingers on dirty trucks''. See more photos of his works after the cut.

Photo: Somewhere in the north, a young boy is spotted sleeping on the street at night

An Almajiri child is seen sleeping on the street somewhere in Northern Nigeria.

More photos from the wedding of billionaire daughter, Nkem Ubah

Nkem who is the daughter of billionaire businessman/politician, Chris Ubah, got married to her husband, Obinna, yesterday. Continue to see more photos from their wedding.

Photo of Senator Isiaka Adeleke at an event just yesterday before his demise today

Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died today was at an event in Iwo, Osun state just yesterday. He was lively and seemed healthy at the event. Barely 24 hours later, he was pronounced dead after suffering a heart attack. Life!

25-year-old Nigerian national convicted of defrauding several U.S. victims of over $500,000

Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez on Thursday, April 20, announced  that a 25-year-old Nigerian man who lived in Houston, Texas, has pleaded guilty to perpetuating a wire fraud scheme involving various Internet scams. Wiseman Oputa pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, until Jan. 25, 2017.

Ciara looks about ready to pop!

 She is so gorgeous! Seems she'd be welcoming her bundle of joy soon. Another photo after the cut...

Photos: Troops recover large cache of arms in Southern Kaduna

The recently launched Operation HARBIN KUNAMA II by the Nigerian Army in Southern part of Kaduna State which will cover some forests in Bauchi, Kano and Plateau States has started to yield the desired result as troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army recover large cache of arms and ammunition in southern part of Kaduna State on Saturday, April 22.

The discovery was made when troops embarked on cordon and search of Gwaska, Dangoma, Angwan Far and Bakin Kogi general area of Southern Kaduna State.
During the operation, the troops recovered 73 Dane Guns, 4 Locally Made Rifles, 1 Locally Made Machine Gun and 1 Locally Made Pistol. Others include 260 Cartridges, 14 rounds of 7.62mm Ammunition, 63 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 1 Locally made Small Machine Gun Magazine, a pair of worn out military boot and some quantities of assorted Improvised Ammunition and Pyrotechnics hidden in dug out pits.

Angry husband chops off man's penis after he catches him in bed with his wife

According to the post written in Thai, the man who works in Bangkok, returned home around 5.a.m on April 21 only to find a young man in bed with his wife. He immediately grabbed an iron rod and hit the man on the head. Not done, he chopped off his penis and threw it into the drum. The police were apparently called and the husband was arrested. More photos after the cut...

Sen. Adeleke was a distinguished gentleman - Speaker Dogara

Read the press statement below...
Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has described the sudden death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke as shocking and a huge loss to the country. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker said he received with shock, the news of sudden death of Senator Adeleke and said the former Osun State Governor was a distinguished gentleman.

What is Future wearing?

Future wore this outfit to perform at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club.

Dolapo Oni Sijuade shows off her baby bump (photos)

The Sijuade princess was spotted looking quite radiant at Schick magazine launch on Saturday...

Charly boy tattoos the name of all his children on his arm...also pierced his balls (photos)

The Area Father got a tattoo of all his children's names on one of his arms today. His wife, Lady D's name is tattooed on his chest. He shared the photo and wrote "Tattooed my children's name on my left arm today, hope space go dey to tattoo my grand children's name and...."

WTF? See what Rah Ali from Love And Hip Hop wore out in Miami (photos)

Endtime things!

Our "Father of all bombs" is badder than your "Mother of all bombs" - Russia tells US

Recently, the United States launched it's non-nuclear Mother of all Bombs against ISIS targets in Afghanistan. Now, the Russian military has come out to say it's own 'Father of all Bombs' is the most powerful thermobaric bomb of its kind, four times more powerful than the American "mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal and the largest non-nuclear bomb the United States has ever used in combat.

Bianca Ojukwu relaxing on the beach in Varadero, Cuba

Former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain Bianca Ojukwu is currently on vacation in the sandy Beach resort of Varadero in Cuba, where she appears to be having a relaxing and enjoyable time. More photos after the cut...

Who agrees with this answer on marriage?

True or false?

North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier

The tension between North Korea and US seems to have escalated. Sunday, North Korea on threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean.

Two Generals survive IED attack by Boko Haram members in Borno

The Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General VO Ezugwu's convoy encountered and cleared 4 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by suspected elements of Boko Haram terrorists along their way from Bama to Gwoza at about 10.00am on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

Adorable alert! Nigerian model Isi Atagamen shares photo of her cute daughter

Popular model, Isi Atagamen-Sakalis shared a photo with her adorable daughter. The fashion designer, Image Consultant and her Caucasian husband have been married since 2013. Another photo after the cut...

Photos: Suspected armed robber incurs wrath of residents in Sapele, Delta State

Following spates of theft and burglary, a man caught Sunday while allegedly trying to break into an apartment in Sapele, Delta state was brutally beaten by irate residents, after which a tyre was thrown around his neck.