Tuesday, September 9

Ray Rice SPEAKS OUT For The First Time Since His NFL Suspension

Former NFL player Ray Rice is speaking out for the first time since a SHOCKING video of him punching out his girlfriend (now wife) Janay Plamer was posted online by TMZ.

The disgraced football player who was dealt a blow from the Ravens (they fired him) and knocked out by the NFL (who indefinitely suspended him) has told ESPN and CNN that he's currently being strong for his wife and is in good spirits.

During a phone to ESPN, Ray Rice said:
"'I have to be strong for my wife. [Janay] is so strong. We are in good spirits. We have a lot of people praying for us and we’ll continue to support each other. I have to be there

Video: Nigerian Army And Civilians Fleeing From Boko Haram

Captured by a resident of Mubi, Adamawa State fleeing Boko Haram September 8, this video shows Nigerian soldiers and civilians fleeing a massive Boko Haram attack. Mubi was allegedly captured by Boko Haram insurgents yesterday, during an engagement with the Nigerian army that left 24 dead and many, including former president Obasanjo's son, Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo, gravely wounded. Video is courtesy SaharaReporters and is after the cut

Janay Palmer Blames Media Over Hubby, Ray Rice Suspension

Janay Palmer is not happy with the media after hubby Ray Rice was cut from the Baltimore Ravens and then subsequently suspended from the NFL indefinitely. In an instagram post, Janay took out her frustration on the media and what it has done to her family. A video of her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking her unconscious with a vicious punch emerged yesterday and sparked a deluge of criticism against her husband. Read her statement after the cut

Jada Pinket Attends Fashion Show in See-through Top

42 year old Jada Pinkett showed off her incredibly toned body in this sheer top and lace hot pants at Dennis Basso show for New York Fashion Week. See more pics after the cut

Michael Schumacher Returns Home from Hospital, 254 Days after Skiing Accident

Michael Schumacher has made it home - 254 days since smashing his head on to rocks in a freak ski accident in the Swiss Alps. According to Germany's newspaper Bild, Michael returned to his family home at Gland on Tuesday, way ahead of a schedule set by doctors at a rehabilitation clinic in Lausanne who predicted he might be home by Christmas.

Although his wife Corinna, 45, and children Mick, 15, and Gina-Maria, 17, are ecstatic, it is understood he remains mute and unable to move apart from random flutterings of his eyelids. Schumacher was taken in June to the clinic after 189 days in a medically induced coma. The prognosis is that Schumacher, whose life was catastrophically changed by a low-speed ski accident on December 29 last year, will need years of therapy and, most likely, will always remain a shell of his former self.

Ebola: FG Declares First Consultants Hospital Fit to Reopen

After six weeks of forced closure, First Consultants Medical Centre, the hospital in Lagos which treated Nigeria's Ebola index case, Patrick Sawyer, has finally been issued a Certification of Decontamination by the federal government and given the green light to reopen for business.

In two letters from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, which were exclusively obtained by THISDAY, both parties notified First Consultants that it had been cleared to reopen for business, having undergone three rounds of state-certified decontamination processes.

The Lagos State Government also commiserated with the hospital over the loss of its medical personnel, “who died in the line of duty” and expressed its appreciation for the altruistic role it played in containing and managing the Ebola virus, “thus preventing an epidemic”. Parts of the letters read:
“The Ministry is in receipt of a letter dated August 29, 2014, from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Ebola Emergency Centre, Lagos, informing that your facility has had three rounds of state-certified decontamination process. 
The Ministry acknowledges the role your facility played in alerting the State

Mo Cheddah Stuns in New Promo Photos

Photos are for her upcoming singles. Scroll down to see more

Tweets of the Morn.... featuring Reno Omokri & a GEJ 'Fan'

*lmao* Tweets continue after the cut

Yoruba Actress Returns to Nigeria after Completing 5-year Jail Term

Fast-rising Yoruba actress, Temmy who has spent the past 5 years in a Dubai prison for drug trafficking has been released and is back in Nigeria.

According to City People Magazine, the plumpy actress who rocked many party scenes in Lagos before she was caught in the web of drug trafficking by Dubai authorities came back into the country last week. She arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos into the waiting hands of the father of her baby girl. City People Magazine has it on good authority that Temmy and her man will soon be walking down the aisle. As you read this, the actress has not indicated any intention to return to movie location to continue her career in acting.

 About 5 years ago, news filtered in from the oil rich United Arab Emirates State of Dubai that

6 Reasons ​You Shouldn’t Attend a Private University

Do you agree?
Many Nigerian students these days often move quickly to queue for private universities when making a choice of institution. I agree that private universities have advantages like the absence of strike, easy access to lecturers… Well, that’s about all.  
Public universities, federal and state, have a lot of advantages, from cheaper school fees, to the freedom to be an adult. Public universities expose you to the real world, introduces you to the hustle of life unlike private universities that consist of a lot of brats who are literally spoon-fed. They are so pampered, ​making difficult to face the real world when they become graduates.  
So here’s my case for choosing a public university. 
  • 1. Public universities allow for freedom and independence:  
Students in public universities enjoy the freedom to make decisions for themselves and

GQ US Denies Crowning Kim Kardashian "Woman of the Year"

Although they have a similar name, GQ US is letting the world know that it is different from British GQ. The latter publication recently named Kim Kardashian “Woman of the Year,” but the U.S. version did not agree with that decision! American GQ has been on the Twitter defensive all day yesterday responding to people’s angry tweets about the reality star’s award. See tweets after the cut

Karrueche Posts Photo Of Cute Kid On IG; Gets Blasted By The Child’s Mother

Karrueche recently faced another crazy backlash after she shared this photo of an adorable child that kinda looked like her on Instagram. K had captioned the photo “My daughter or nah?” and while some people found the photo cute and harmless, the baby's mother when she found out her child's photo was on Karrueche's page, didn’t take it kindly with K. The baby's mother blasted the star and demanded that Karrueche delete the photo which K eventually did. Read her outburst after the cut.
Would you be outraged too if you saw your baby's photo out like that? Remember the mum first posted her baby's photo online before Karrueche got to see it.

RUN when a Woman Says: I Need US to have THIS Conversation...

I’d feel like I just wasted four years of my life if this is not heading anywhere. Post written by Joy Isi Bewaji
  • Girl: So…
Guy: So…
  • Girl: I need for us to have this conversation
Guy: What conversation?
  • Girl: We’ve been together for four years
Guy: Yea?
  • Girl: And I need to know where this is heading to
Guy: Oh boy!
  • Girl: Listen baby, it is only fair to define this. Four years of my life is a lot to ask for
Guy: What do you mean?

"How Randy Soldier Raped Me 3 Times" - Oyo State Poly Student Seeks Justice

A 23-year-old female student of the Department of Mass Communication of Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa in Oyo State, has alleged that a soldier (name withheld) attached to a special security outfit in the state, ‘Operation Burst’ raped her three times in the night of Friday, August 29, this year, under a dongoyaro tree.

The lady, a National Diploma (ND) II student (name withheld), said the soldier allegedly threatened to kill her with a two-edged knife if she did not cooperate. This, according to her, took place in the premises of the Ibarapa zonal office of the Operation Burst at Secretariat in Eruwa. The lady sobbed as she narrated her ordeals to newsmen in Ibadan yesterday. She also appealed to well-meaning

Who Rocked it Better? Peeshaun Skuki VS Neymar

Photo: Hit & Run Driver Crushes LAWMA Official to Death, Injures One

A hit-and-run driver of a jeep knocked down two highway managers of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency on Monday along Iyana Oworo Expressway in the state.

PUNCH Metro learnt that although the driver managed to escape, the vehicle’s number plate fell in the process and had been handed over to security officials. It was gathered that the driver, who was on top speed, wanted to beat the traffic snarl when he rammed into the victims, identified as Lateefat Sulyman and Fatimoh Ajetunmobi. Sulyman (popularly called Iya Tawa) was crushed to death while Ajetunmobi was said to have been rushed to a hospital.

The PUNCH correspondent, who arrived at the scene of the incident at about 8.50am – 20 minutes after the crash – saw security officials and other sympathisers around the corpse of Sulyman who was

Omawumi Shows Off her Fiance & Daughter to Celebrate Engagement

Omawumi is one celebrity that has always kept her personal life private. Yesterday, she got engaged to her baby daddy, Tosin Yusuf and for the first time, took to her IG page to share a photo of her family. Big congrats to her once again.

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