Friday, September 30, 2016

I'm hoping that one day I'll fully transition into the woman that I was actually meant to be" Nigerian transgender woman

Vera, a transgender woman who was born Charles Austin Nlewedum, recently spoke to the LGBTIQ  website NoStringsNG about her life and struggles in Nigeria. Read her story below:
"I am Charles Austin Nlewedum living in Nigeria. I am a transgender woman. My trans name is Vera, and I was assigned male at birth. I am trained in physiotherapy. My friends know that I am a transgender woman, but my family does not know, as I fear they will disown me if I tell them.

Doctors vow to resist pay cut, lament payroll fraud

The National Association of Resident Doctors has urged the Federal Government to curb the financial leakages in federal teaching hospitals.
The resident doctors on Friday urged the government to enrol doctors on the Integrated Personnel Payroll System before October 30.
They vowed to resist pay cut arising from improper grading and placement of doctors currently affecting many hospitals in the country.

Mr Ibu-I felt like committing murder when a Luth doctor asked to use my son's corpse for experiment

John Okafor, aka Mr. Ibu has recounted the sad take of how his son died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. He was so bitter that he almost instituted a court action against the management of the hospital and confesses he felt like committing murder. 
Recounting what happened in an interview with Punch,he said

Angry man walks into Apple store smashes up every iPhone in sight

 A vandal calmly walked into an Apple store and began smashing iPhones, iPads and laptops with a metal ball.
The man was filmed as he walked from one tech stand to the next in a French shop, picking up iPhones , placing them on the counter then ,smashing them while ranting in French.
Eventually, a security guard jogs over and asks the man what he is doing.
It is not clear what happened next.

(Photos)Mum cries out for help as anorexic daughter's body begins to shut down

 A heartbroken mum has made a public plea as her teenage daughter's body starts to shut down due to severe eating disorders.

Adele Clay is seriously ill with hypothermia in hospital after tests revealed her heart rate had dropped dangerously low.The 25-year-old from Stockport, Greater Manchester, has anorexia and bulimia.

Her parents Yvonne and Rick are terrified she will die before she gets the help she needs.

Khloe Kardashian sexy in sheer lacy lingerie as she walks barefoot through LAX airport security

 Just like her sister Kim,Khloe Kardashian embraced the lacy lingerie trend on Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport.
The reality star was spotted walking barefoot as she made her way through airport security.

Why couples should have sex in the morning-Nigerian Prof

Prof. Musa Yakubu of University of Ilorin has said having sex in the early morning lowers blood pressure and reduces risks of heart attack.
Yakubu of the Department of Biochemistry made the assertion in a paper, “Knocking Down the Barriers to Four O’Clock Activities and Reproductive Inadequacies”, presented at the 163rd Inaugural lecture of the university on Friday.

Assets Declaration: CCB Invites Adeosun, Emefiele, Fashola Others

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has invited some serving ministers and recently engaged public official over “issues” about the asset declaration requirements.
It threatened to drag defaulters and those, who ignore its invitation for clearance to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for prosecution.

Kourtney Kardashian steps out in sparkling bra(Photos)

 Kim and Kourtney Kardashian took Paris by storm in their risque outfits. Kourtney was spotted rocking a sparkling bra and skirt for the Balmain show after party at Paris Fashion Week.

Groom finally forgives bride-to-be who kissed stranger on her hen night

A groom who cancelled his wedding after the bride-to-be was caught kissing another man on her hen night has taken her back.

Emma Alicia Paz Ayala made international headlines after she was caught on camera kissing a stranger in the party resort Cancun.

Kim Kardashian rocks yet another risque outfit as she reunites with Kanye West in Paris

 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reunited in Paris and she stepped out in yet another sheer lingerie top paired with Adidas juggers and fishnet stockings underneath.
She also showed off her huge new diamond ring, a gift from Kanye.

Photo: Pastor Who Allegedly Got Stuck In Ogun Shrine Finally Speaks, Says I Was Never STILL

A Pastor, Prince Adewale Fagbire,  who was alleged to have been struck dumb and motionless when he invaded his community shrine at Ketu – Ayetoro in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun state while pulling it down, has told The Nation that though the town’s traditionalists assaulted him with “charms and other fetish objects,” but was not “harmed” at all.

Fagbire, who is a Pastor at the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Ayetoro area, said he actually entered the shrine, evacuated all the fetish items that were kept there and also took a position beside the entrance to it in quietness as instructed by God.

Why Imo didn’t give Onye N1m, car – Commissioner

The Imo State sports commissioner Rodney Ajaelu has explained why Rio 2016 Paralympic Games gold medallist Lauritta Onye was not among athletes rewarded by the state last week.
Governor Rochas Okorocha gave N1m and car gifts to three powerlifters from the state namely Roland Ezeruike, Ndidi Nwosu and Josephine Orji, who all won gold medals in Rio.
Onye, a native of Amaimo in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, lamented her exclusion, despite winning gold and setting a new world record in the women’s shot put event of the Games.
“I’m from Imo State but I don’t know why this is happening. I told one of the Imo coaches to add me on the list because it’s my state but he refused, saying I’m not resident in Imo. They said the reward was only for those who work with Imo State,” Onye said.

Just Like Lagos, Ogun To Pass Bill Criminalising Land Grabbing

The Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, on Thursday said that lawmakers would soon pass a bill to criminalise land grabbing in the state.

Adekunbi spoke when members of the National Institution of Surveyors (NIS) and the broadcast chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Ogun visited him at the assembly complex in Abeokuta.

Read messages fans sent to Rob Kardashian after Blac Chyna tweeted his phone number

 Blac Chyna tweeted Rob Kardasian's number today because she was fed up with ladies who had the number calling him to ask if their relationship is still on.According to her, by tweeting it, he will be forced to get a new number and those ladies won't have access to it again..
Checkout hilarious messages fans sent to the number..

3 suspected rapists arrested for impregnating 14-year-old girl(Photo)

Three men have been arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl in the Agric, Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Punch learnt that the suspects – Kingsley Oke, Henry Osadere and Francis Ekwe – were arrested in the Majidun, Ikorodu area of Lagos State, before they were transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja.It was gathered that the suspects, who lived in the same area with the parents of the teenager, identified only as Ijeoma, allegedly raped the girl in August 2016, after the mother went for a vigil.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Teen kills father, opens fire on schoolyard in South Carolina

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school playground where he shot and wounded two children and a teacher with a handgun before being tackled by a firefighter who held him till the police arrived, authorities said on Wednesday.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, was accused by police of fatally shooting his 47-year-old father, Jeffrey DeWitt Osborne, then driving a pickup truck about 2 miles (3.2 km) to Townville Elementary School where he crashed into a fence surrounding the playground.

Customs officers shoot four residents while chasing smuggler

There was confusion at Sycamore Junction, Ajara Topa area of Badagry, Lagos State, after some customs officers allegedly opened fire on some residents.
It was learnt that the officers, who were attached to the Federal Operations Unit, were chasing a smuggler who had fled into the community.
Among the four people hit by stray bullets were a motorcycle rider, Alayoade Arewayo and one John Sonayo.
While Arewayo survived and was rushed to a private hospital in Badagry, Sonayo was said to have died in transit from the Badagry General Hospital to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.
The other two, whose names could not be ascertained as of press time, were reportedly taken to a hospital in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Indian employer arrested for assaulting domestic help in Lagos(Photo)

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an Indian, Jay Keswani, for allegedly assaulting his wife’s domestic help, Faith Nwaneri, on the Banana Island, Ikoyi area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Keswani was apprehended on Tuesday by the Adeniji Adele division after about six weeks he allegedly evaded arrest.It was gathered that Faith, who worked for the Indian businessman, was hit on the face on Friday, August 12, while in the Keswanis’ apartment on the Banana Island.

Banker Knifed Wife To Death With 124 Blows After She Asked For Divorce

A banker killed his wife by stabbing her 124 times with a knife and an axe, a jury has heard.

Sanjay Nijhawan, 46, was struggling to cope after quitting his highly paid job with Barclays, a court heard. The crisis came to a head when his wife Sonita, 38, asked for a divorce, a jury at Guildford Crown Court heard.

Nijhawan stabbed her repeatedly in the head and neck before slitting her throat.

Lagos resident killed after winning lottery

A 35-year-old man, Ejike Onyejekwe, has been killed in the FESTAC Town area of Lagos State.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the victim, who lived on 21 Road, K Close, FESTAC, was stabbed to death after winning a lot of money from a lottery.
Our correspondent gathered that Onyejekwe, to celebrate the winning, bought drinks for his friends and threw a party last Thursday and Friday.
It was learnt that on Friday evening, he was heard arguing with an unidentified person on the phone.
He allegedly told his friend he was going to see the man, but never returned.

Kim Kardashian steps out in sheer outfit in Paris

On Wednesday, mother of 2 and business woman, Kim Kardashian was walking down the street after leaving the Balmain offices in the French capital when prankster Vitalii Sediuk slipped past security and tried to kiss her bum, fortunately he was stopped in time. The sheer dress was what Mrs West had on during that attack. More photos after the cut...

Kim Kardashian Bares Her Boobs & Slim Tummy In Paris

Kim Kardashian didn't appear to be at all shaken up by her run-in with prolific prankster Vitalii Sediuk on Wednesday.

Taking to social media just hours after the incident, it was back to business for Mrs Kardashian West who was flashing some skin.

Kim delighted her fans when she shared a cheeky close-up shot of her slim, bronzed tummy and a lot of underboob.

"Parisian Vibes," she captioned the semi-nude photo.

Baby Born With A Rare Skin Condition That Makes Him Look 80-Year Old (Photos)

A baby boy who looks like an 80-year-old man actually has a rare condition which causes him to age quickly.

Born in Magura, Bangladesh, he has wrinkles, hollow eyes, a shrunken body and a thick layer of hair on his back. Local doctors were left stunned as to what the cause of his ageing is - but they believe he has progeria.

The condition which affects just one in four million often restricts children from having a normal life and causes their body to age faster than it should. A doctor, who had been treating him, said: 'The baby does not look like a new born at all.

Cross River Speaker Tells FG To Reduce 2016 Budget Rather Than Sell Assets

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr John Gaul-Lebo, has advised the Federal Government to revise the 2016 Appropriation rather than sell national assets.

Already, the Federal Government has listed some conditions in its bid to sell some national assists.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Wednesday, Gaul-Lebo said national assets should not be sold to raise funds to bail the country out of its current recession.

He suggested that rather than sell the national assets, the Federal Government should revise the 2016 national budget from N6.06 trillion to N4 trillion.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Photos of Saraki & Ekweremadu in court today for forgery trial

The trial of senate president Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu and three others was today, September 28, stalled again.

The judge, Yusuf Halilu after listening to arguments and submissions from counsels from all parties adjourned the matter to Friday, October 7. More photos below:

Photos: Suspected Fulani Herdsmen attack & kidnap Catholic priests in Enugu

Same Catholic priests were recently attacked by Fulani Herdsmen in Enugu State. According to reports, the priests, Rev Fr Chetanna Jude Chukwuneke, Fr Emmanuel Dim and Fr Prof Ezeokana were in a car when the incident occurred. Chukwuenke was driving his car along Obimo in Uzo-Uwani when the suspected herdsmen emerged from a bush in a bad spot of the road and shot him in the head but thankfully he didn't die. They also injured the passengers, kidnapping one in the process.

Oh Davido & Sophia Momodu MAKE UP

Well it seems we are having another set of ex lovers coming back. You know Davido and the mother of his child, Sophia Momodu have not been at peace for some months now? Well, it seems peace is now back at their camp.

Indian Farmer Allows Cobras To Bite His Tongue & Inject Him With Poison Because It Gets Him High

Most of us would flee in panic if a cobra came anywhere near us.

But one man in India, known as the ‘poison man’, allows a cobra to bite his tongue as part of a bizarre ritual.

Farmer Ram Rakha, 68, claims the snake injects a shot of poison when it bites him and gives him a quick high leaving him almost unconscious for a few seconds.

Alicia Keys sticks to her makeup free face for Time Out New York magazine

Alicia Keys is still pushing the no-makeup movement. The star showed off her natural beauty for Time Out New York magazine..Lovely!

Pastor tackles Lagos hospital for removing wife’s womb

A pastor with a Pentecostal ministry, Chinedu Rockson, has accused the management of Ilogbo Central Hospital in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos State of removing his wife’s womb and damaging her bladder during childbirth.
 Chinedu said the hospital also detained his wife over the payment of N50,000, adding that efforts to clear the bill had been frustrated by the hospital.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Chinedu’s wife, Chinansa, had been referred to the hospital on August 26, 2016, after she could not be delivered of the baby at the hospital where she had her antenatal care.

UNIOSUN missing students: Police charge suspect with kidnapping

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old student of the Osun State University, Adedamola Olagoke, and charged him with kidnapping, being the person who allegedly communicated last with the duo of Samuel Eke and Akinduro Robert of the same university before their disappearance.
The accused person was arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Osogbo.
Samuel and Akinduro are final year students of the Computer Science Department of UNIOSUN and they have been missing since September 5th.

Sexual comments: Nigerian doctor loses licence, fined in Canada

A Nigerian doctor based in Canada, Dr. Adekunle Williams-Owolabi, has been banned from medical practice for six months after making sexual comments to patients at his clinic in Labrador West.
Owolabi’s licence was suspended and he was ordered to pay the sum of $75,000 towards the costs of holding the hearing where he was found guilty of professional misconduct towards patients.
A panel established by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador in St. Johns made the decision to suspend the doctor’s licence on Monday.

Meet the man who's been digging a hole in the jungle for 18 years because ''God told him to'

 A man claims God told him to start digging a hole 18 years ago, and he literally hasn't stopped since.
Santiago Sanchez, 69, says he regards it as the Lord's work and he devotes every waking hour to the project.

The pensioner heads to the tunnel in the city of Berlin, in the western El Salvador department of Usulutan, at around 3 AM.And every time he emerges he is carrying around 90 pounds of rock, stones and debris, following what God told him.

During an interview with Univision journalist Ernesto Rivas, Sanchez explained:

House of Representatives suspends Abdulmumin Jibrin

The House of Representatives has suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, the sacked chairman of the House committee on Appropriation. Jibrin has been at loggerheads with the leadership of the house after his suspension in July. He has overtime accused the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, 3 principal officers and 9 other lawmakers of budget padding.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Blind woman discovers dead body of son 'missing' for 20 years upstairs amongst junk

A blind hoarder who had always wondered what became of her son 20 years ago has discovered that he was lying dead upstairs the whole time.
But because there was so much junk and bad smells in the house, she apparently had no idea.
Authorities in New York say they believe the woman thought he had simply left home without saying anything,aily Mirror reports.

Robbers attack Balogun Market, one killed, three injured

Armed robbers have attacked Balogun Market on the Lagos Island, hacking three security men with machetes, in a failed attempt to burgle some shops in the market.
PUNCH Metro learnt that in the attack on Friday at about 5am, one of the robbers, a Nigerien identified only as Saidu, was also hacked to death by a mob.
It was gathered that the robbers, whose number had yet to be ascertained, were armed with cutlasses and attempted to open some shops.

Balogun doubtful for Zambia clash

Super Eagles and Mainz defender Leon Balogun suffered a muscle strain in his club’s 3-2 home loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. The injury means he will miss his club’s next two matches and has also become doubtful for Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifying clash with Zambia in Ndola. The Russia 2018 game is billed for October 9.
Mainz confirmed Balogun’s injury status on their website on Monday with the message, “Balogun will miss the Zerofivers’ upcoming Europa League fixture against Gabala FC on Thursday, as well as the weekend’s Bundesliga game against VfL Wolfsburg.”

Buhari govt corrupt, shouldn’t be trusted – Militants

A militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, on Monday said it would not join in the ceasefire declared by other militant groups in the Niger Delta owing to the alleged insincerity of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.
 The militant group also alleged that the current Federal Government was too corrupt to be trusted, threatening that attacks on oil facilities would continue until the government and oil firms operating in the region turn from their ‘oppressive tendencies’ against the people.
The spokesman for the militant group, Aldo Agbalaja, in a statement issued on Monday asked the multinational oil companies and the military “to watch out for the next big statement. It shall shake your imaginations.”

Rihanna shows off her abs and tattoo in tiny crop top

 Rihanna looked sensational as she arrived Paris ahead of Paris Fashion Week.The 28-year-old flashed a serious amount of skin and her tattoo tribute to her late grandmother as she headed out into the French capital.

This is Serious OPC abducts pastor during service (Photo)

A pastor with the Christ Apostolic Church, Onigbogbo, Atan Ota, Ogun State, Pastor Olusegun Omoniyi, is critically ill after he was allegedly abducted and tortured by some members of the Oodua People’s Congress.
 It was learnt that 45-year-old Omoniyi had also gone into hiding after he was rescued by policemen from the Sango Area Command.He said he feared for his life as the OPC members had threatened to recapture and kill him.

Rob Kardashian just tweeted Kylie Jenner's phone number

People don't really know what prompted it but it seems Rob Kardashian is upset that his fiance wasn't invited to the baby shower being organized for him and for some reason,  he took his anger out on Kylie Jenner by posting her phone number on Twitter insisting his account isn't hacked. Read the tweets after the cut...

Clinton, Trump take stage for crucial first debate

Democrat Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump took the stage Monday for their crucial first presidential debate, in what could be the most watched US political event in years.
The two White House hopefuls, in a virtual dead heat in polls with barely six weeks before the November 8 election, cordially shook hands as they readied for a 90-minute face-off

OOH! What a mistake: Clinton’s name misspelled on souvenir debate tickets

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may be one of the most hyped events in US politics, but the hosts managed overlook one small detail.
The name of the Democratic nominee, the first woman in American history to win a major party nomination for president, was misspelled on souvenir tickets handed out to students at Hofstra University.

Keeping up with single Brad? Khloe Kardashian names Brad Pitt as one of her crushes

The Kardashians sure know how to grab headlines. Khloe Kardashian has revealed she has a big crush on Brad Pitt - just one week after he split from Angelina Jolie.
The reality TV star took to her website to talk about some 90s Hollywood hunks,and tried to decide whether she'd rather date them as they were, or now that they've grown older .
Writing on her official website, she said:

Rob Kardashian slams his family for not inviting Blac Chyna to 'his' baby shower,shares Kylie's number

Rob Kardashian is back to being Rob.He took to twitter to slam his family for organizing a baby shower for him and not inviting Blac Chyna.He then shared Kylie's number publicly and said he wasn't hacked..Funny guy.

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fiery US presidential debate Monday, as they aggressively pitched their case to tens of millions of American voters.
With the White House rivals in a dead heat six weeks before election day, Clinton from the get-go painted her Republican rival as out of touch and having a tenuous relationship with the truth, willing to say “crazy things” to get elected.
“You live in your own reality” said the 68-year old Democrat, who accused Trump of launching his political career on a “racist lie” — the birther conspiracy theory that questioned President Barack Obama’s citizenship.

Poverty: Thief steals woman's cooking pot of rice in Ebonyi

 A middle-aged woman identified as Agnes on Sunday in Abakaliki lost the pot of rice she was cooking to thieves.
A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who visited Agnes’s residence behind Nnodo Secondary School, Amike-Aba on Monday reports that she was still in shock over the incident.

It took repeated appeals by the correspondent to make Agnes talk, as she maintained that her husband had barred her from speaking further on the issue to avoid negative attention to the family.She said

Monday, September 26, 2016

Man impregnates teenage girlfriend after foiled plan to kidnap and extort ransom from her parents

A man in his early thirties identified as Michael Alozie, an indigene of Abia State is chilling his heels at the Forward Operation Base (FOB) of Nigeria’s Army Camp at Ngwa High School, Aba, Abia State for allegedly kidnapping his lover.
Alozie was said to have been arrested by the army intelligence team who stormed the village from Aba after a tip off that he (Alozie) was resident in the area.
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