Showing posts from June, 2017

Another fire outbreak in England

A large fire broke out at a packed beach in Bournemouth, England, as sun-seekers were enjoying the hot weather.
Witnesses reported seeing someone ‘throw a flare’ behind one of the beach huts, which then sparked a large blaze on the grass on the beach.

Abandoned, hungry, we are pregnant for unknown men — Teenage girls

Janet, Ibitam and Rose have one thing in common: They are teenage inmates at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camp    in Akpabuyo Local Government    Area of Cross River State but heavily pregnant.

Janet is 13 and eight months pregnant, Ibitam is 14  and seven months pregnant while Rose,15, is carrying eight months old pregnancy. Meanwhile all three girls do not know who got them pregnant and  do not know where their next meal will come from.

Lagos declares June 12 public holiday

…Says State Remains Committed To Ideals Of The Annulled Elections The Lagos State Government on Sunday declared
Monday public holiday to mark June 12 celebration in the State, saying that the State remains committed to the ideals of the annulled 1993 Presidential election.
In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello on behalf of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, the government said the holiday was in honour of the ideals which June 12, 1993 Presidential election represents being a day that the country experienced an election that was adjudged as the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history.

Ronaldo keeps mum over twin babies

Cristiano Ronaldo has chosen to keep mum so far over the report that he has fathered a twin boy and girl via a surrogate mother in the United States. The children, a boy and a girl called Eva and Mateo, were born on Thursday according to Portuguese TV channel SIC.

There was no immediate official confirmation of the news from the footballer or his agents. On both his Twitter account where he commands 54 million followers and Instagram, where he has 104 million followers, Ronaldo is yet to respond to the news that has gone viral.

Why most of my colleagues are dying – Nollywood actor, Muyiwa Ademola

Nollywood star, Muyiwa Ademola has blamed stress and disregard for health, as the real reason actors are dying in the country. Ademola was speaking in an interview with Punch, in reaction to the death of four actors, and most recently, Moji Olaiya.

He maintained that most deaths can be avoided, if most of his colleagues looked after themselves better. “A very big problem we have in our industry is that we work round the clock, we spend nights at movie locations but we don’t go for medical check-up. I have a doctor and I go for medical check-up every three weeks.

Why some people want Buhari dead immediately – Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie has provided reasons she believes some people are praying for President Muhammadu Buhari to die. Mrs. Onochie was once quoted as saying some people hired marabouts and pastors to pray that the President should die. Asked what she thinks could make people to go that length in seeking the death of their president, Lauretta told Punch, “Selfish interest. Some people may be standing trial.

El-Rufai orders arrest of Northern youths for threatening Ndigbo

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the immediate arrest of all signatories to a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant-Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday also assured residents in the state of “their freedom to reside where they choose”, adding that the “constitutional right of every Nigerian to own property, move freely and to live in peace and harmony is sacrosanct”.


This was VGC this morning after a downpour that resulted in heavy flooding. Cars could neither go in or out. Residents yet again lamented as they have done every year that poor drainage system in the area is largely responsible for the recurring flood they experience anytime it rains. More photos below: