Sunday, August 23
The foundation for the First Storey Building in Nigeria was laid in 1842 and house completed in 1845 in Badagry, Lagos State. Scroll down to see more pics.
A 26-year-old striker for Cameroonian second division team Dynamo de Douala collapsed during a match and later died, according to Cameroon's professional Football league.
Leopold Angong Oben was fouled in the penalty area, earning his team a spot-kick during the first half of the match against Colombe du Dja-et-Lobo at the Reunification Stadium in the commercial capital Douala on Saturday.
He received treatment on the field and resumed play but collapsed minutes later.
"He collapsed in the stadium in the 33rd minute of the match.
The International Criminal Court has commenced investigation of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, for statements made about the Igbo’s in the build-up to the Lagos governorship election.
In the statement, available online, Mr. Akiolu vowed that Igbos in Lagos who voted against his preferred candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode, would sink in the Lagoon. Mr. Ambode of the APC eventually defeated Jimi Agbaje of the PDP in a highly contested election.
The son of a late former governor of old Anambra State, Josef Onoh, on April 21, petitioned the ICC on the statement and asked the world jury to investigate the threat and bring the monarch to justice.
The ICC had earlier in the year acknowledged receipt of Mr. Onoh’s petition and promised to give
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The hoodlum in the company of two others are alleged to have attacked the woman in the wee hours of the Sunday at No 3, Mayne Avenue Extension in Calabar South. The robbers were attracted by the aroma of the soup the woman was warming in readiness to eat with her children before heading for the early morning mass at the nearby St. Bernard’s Catholic Church. They decided to cart the pot of soup away.
A young man who lives in the same premises with the lady said as the robbers were about to get out
Big congrats to Nollywood producer/director Moses Inwang and his model/actress wife Emem Udonquak. They just welcomed a baby boy! An overwhelmed Moses took to Instagram to share the good news and a photo. Moses and his pretty wife wedded last year in April and have named their son, Eden Inwang.
Ateki said in Otuoke on Sunday that lack of drinking water was the major problem in the community.
According to him, the situation is due to the pollution of rivers in the area by oil spilage.
He said the community had suffered inadequate potable water over the years, and urged the State and Federal Governments to provide the people with potable water.
“Otuoke community depends on rivers and now that all the rivers are polluted by oil, it is
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Tragedy struck on Friday in Asaba, Delta State, when a 37-year-old house wife, Maureen Akowe, a graduate of sociology from the state-owned university allegedly lost her four-month-old baby to her dog.
It was gathered that the four- month-old baby was driven in the mother’s car alongside the dog to a popular supermarket along Okpanam Road, Asaba, where the house wife had gone for shopping for the baby’s upkeep.
Report says the unsuspecting nursing mother left the baby, a nanny and the dog inside the car and
Gorgeousness! Latasha is the editor of Pride magazine, Assistant Editor Vanguard Allure, anchor of the fashion police show, Glamsquad TV and late last year was made the face of Konga's newly created plus size category. She unveiled her new blonde look on Instagram. You like? Check her out in dark hair after the cut and let's hear the look you prefer on her.
Governor Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna state was yesterday spotted cleaning Kaduna environ with a shovel as he kicked off the Keep Kaduna Clean Campaign (KKCC) campaign. He was accompanied by ex-Super Eagles player and Ambassador Garba Lawal at LEA Primary School, Malali/Badarawa, Kaduna.
While some of the world’s richest people lost a sum of $182bn (N35.85tn) over the past week, Nigerian billionaire, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and 10 others made money amid deepening global market rout.
Dangote, who is President of Dangote Group, posted a $79.2m (N15.6bn) gain from Thursday to Friday, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index. He was one of six billionaires who saw their fortunes increase in 24 hours to Friday.
Dangote is Africa’s richest man, with a net worth of $15.4bn, according to the Index.
'First Daughter' Malia Obama looked spectacularly unimpressed while on a bicycle ride with her family during their vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard.
Malia Obama was photographed peddling in between her mother and father along a path in Vineyard Haven. While biking, the 17 year old appeared to be in a sour mood.
Her younger sibling, Sasha, led the pack of four, who were surrounded by a number of Secret Service officers.
Mohammed Abad only has to squeeze his testes when he is looking to inflate his makeshift manhood.
The 43-year-old virgin - who had his penis sliced off in a horror road accident when he was six - has undergone 100 operations to re-equip himself with a member.
However, he now finally got a shaft to shout about after surgeons at University College London gave
This is the shocking moment when a 1950s jet, vintage Hawker Hunter jet crashed into a wedding limo during an air show in Shoreham on Sea East Sussex yesterday. Seven people were killed on the ground, 14 were injured, with four of them taken to hospital.
Former RAF jet pilot, named locally as Andy Hill, was performing a loop-the-loop stunt during the airshow infront of spectators at Shoreham Airshow. Unfortunately, he couldn't complete a manoeuvre and instead smashed into traffic on a busy road and burst into flames.
The rapidly disintegrating jet sprayed aviation fuel all over the carriageway engulfing a Daimler
Photos: Wiz Khalifa Taken Down and Cuffed by Police 'for Refusing to Get Off His Personal Hoverboard'
Just take a second and count the number of policemen trying to take down the skinny man in this photo. The skinny man is Wiz Khalifa and according to him, he was taken down and cuffed at LAX airport for refusing to get off his hoverboard.
The 27-year-old rapper, whose real name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz, just took to Twitter to share a video of the incident that had several cops standing over him as he lay face down with his arms behind his back. The officials are yelling at Wiz to 'stop resisting' while Wiz keeps on with his usual calm demeanor and explains: 'I'm not resisting sir. I'm not resisting. I'm not resisting sir.'
The ex of Amber Rose could be heard saying:
'You can't do nothing anyway. What're you going to do put me into jail because I'm not going to listen to what you say? You can't do nothing, you can talk and have all the conversations that you want to. You can end up on TMZ. You guys could be as famous as you want to be.'See it after the cut.
Convert that amount to Naira and you have N960 million! Floydmayweather spent almost 1 billion naira on his Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita supercar and took to Instagram to show it off. Wowza!
Controversial pirate channel, Radio Biafra, has again resumed transmission, despite the Federal Government’s claim that it had jammed the station’s signals.
The Federal Government had on July 14 announced that it jammed the transmission signals of the radio station, which was operating illegally from an unknown location. However, it was observed on Saturday that the station, which was monitored from 8pm to 9pm, had resumed transmission on the same 104.7 FM band, from which it transmitted before it went off air.
Listeners were invited to call in from various parts of the South-East, and from outside the country.
The station was still transmitting as of the time of filing this report, Punch reports.
The broadcast addressed the most current issues in the country, an indication that the channel was still on air.
Triple MG boss Franklin Ubi and Nollywood actress Lilian Esoro yesterday Saturday August 22 had their wedding introduction. Here are more photos of the extremely delighted couple enjoying their big day. Franklin posted:
Chains do not hold marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.cc:@lilianesoroo
Big congrats to them.