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Chris Brown's New Neighbour Threaten To Shoot Him

After selling his Hollywood home for $1.6m, Chris Brown has moved to a new house in Malibu..Leaving his last house had a lot to do with complaints from neighbours over his very visible graffiti wall.
TMZ contacted his closest new neighbour and this is what the man said 

'It can be the devil. I can care less [who lives there]. 'I don't care if they're having orgies. It can even be Saddam Hussein for all I care, as long as he doesn't trespass onto my property. If he does, I shoot him.'

Dammy Krane Becomes Digifon's 1st African Brand Evangelizer

The pioneer wireless technology solution provider, Digifon teams up with 960 Music Group as they launch a new range of compelling wireless speakers set to take over the African technology marketplace.Dammy Krane has been selected as Digifon’s 1st African brand Evangelizer.

Founder of Digifon Mr. Rowland Dapo Okotore stated ”this is a very unique relationship where we see us all collectively changing how Music is experienced and delivered with technology”. He also stated that “Dammy is loved home and abroad and we look forward to rolling out compelling products designed by Dammy and Digifon".

960 Music’s CEO, Mark Redguard said the partnership expands the 960 Music Goup’s“Label Services” by strategically placing Dammy‘s ENTERKRANER album in 150+point of sale retailers across Nigeria.

Dammy performs at Industry Nite on Wednesday August 20

The ENTERKRANER album releases on Thursday August 21 on Spinlet.com and Konga.com.

Dammy performs the Enterkraner album on Friday, August 22nd at The Shrine  (Ikeja).

Genevieve Nnaji Lesbian Saga Has Affected Me –– Actress Ella

The story that actress/musician, Ella Martins and Genevieve Nnaji, are lesbian partners was actually broken by an online magazine last year and it created a big buzz. Though both Ella Martins and Geneiveve swiftly reacted to squash it all but it would seem the echoes are still being heard as Ella revealed in this chat that she is still being haunted by the scandal. Here's what she told Potpourri about the saga:

You became popular in Nigeria after that allegation of lesbianism between you and Genevieve. How did that little scandal affect you and your career?
Yes, it has affected my emotional life, because everybody now believes I am in a relationship with Genny and  my family is not happy about it. It has really affected my career and image at home.

What actually happened between you and Genny that sparked the allegation?
Hmm, you know I speak more of French than English, so, it is a little hard for me to express myself fully. What happened is that Genny and I were in a club in Lagos and her phone got missing. Later, I think a paparazzi or someone got hold of it and started sharing some contents about me and Genny online. I don’t see anything abnormal in the pictures but people started talking that we must be lesbians and all.

 What kind of pictures are you talking about?
As normal persons and friends, we do take normal pictures at home and in other places but I don’t know why the online magazine showed Genevieve and I kissing, I am surprised and don’t know where they got those pictures from.

So, you and Genevieve were never kissing each other in any pictures you took together?
We kissed, but it was nothing extraordinary, it was normal kiss between girls. I mean girls do kiss each other normally, even guys do too. When I was dating Fally Ipupa we used to kiss and now that we are separated and are good friends we still continue kissing like we used to. My fear is I receive strange calls saying that in a few days’ time they will be releasing more pictures about us.

You still received calls over the incident?
I am a very popular figure in my country and a lot of people are jealous of me. So many of them would like to see me go down and this may be a good excuse for them to start something.

When they call you on phone, do they ask for anything or sound like blackmailers?
No, just to say they will expose our dirty secret and I don’t have any dirty secret.

If you have no dirty secret why are you now scared?
You don’t understand, even the pictures they released online was worked on, adulterated to make it look different from the actual pictures. We kissed as normal girls, not as romantically or sexually as they projected in the pictures posted online.

What is the relationship between you and Genevieve Nnaji?
We have been good friends since 2004. We met when Kennis Music organised an award and since then we have been good friends. We talk often and whenever I am in Lagos we meet up and have fun as friends. I have had no peace since the pictures leaked online. Everybody now calls me Genny’s wife back home.

Sincerely, are you and Genevieve Nnaji sexually involved?
No, never. I am neither a lesbian nor is Genevieve. We are just two close friends, showing profound emotions for each other by kissing.

It seems the Beninoise actress is staying away from Genny these days to avoid further speculations.

Wizkid And Davido Beef: A Fight Of Relevance

With the pace the nigerian musical industry is going, beef is inevitable. Music lovers should expect that from time to time. Thus, beef is good in music especially in hip hop/rap. Also, artist beef could be a form of publicity stunt used by promoters and management of both parties involved.

Both Davido and Wizkid are good extraordinaire afropop artists with amazing hits from the time they both shone to limelight. None of them has ever disappointed their fans at any point in time. Infact, they could both be regarded as the young ambassadors of African music!

It all started in may 2012 when it was rumoured that Davido left Wizkid drunk at club Mavida on Idowu Taylor street in VI Lagos with an uncleared bill of #500,000. Heard a good friend would stand by you in the cell! Meanwhile, Davido has already divided wizkid market into two (2) with his debut album O.B.O, but a 'professional-like' wizkid still tries to keep his rival a colleague. The year haven't draw her curtain before they reconcilled. They were seen to have performed together in the late 2012 to mid 2013 when something else happened....

The beef got sore when Davido launched his O.B.O. album at the Eko hotel & Suites V.I without extending an invitation to Wizkid. Though they've not done any collabo together till present, one expected Wizkid not to be a guest at the album launch even with his appearance in Davido's platinum hit single 'Dami Duro'. The year haven't draw her curtain before they reconcilled. They were seen to have performed together in the late 2012 to mid 2013 when something else happened.....

Though both of them announced to dropping a second album in different interviews in the year 2014, its obvious that there exist a fight for relevance between the two youngsters as they drop counter hit songs after each other. Davido has no doubt worked so hard to conquer Africa in the 1st and 2nd quarters of the year while Wizkid too had sold out shows in Africa, Europe and America.

The invasion of Africa by Davido in the late 2013 to 1st quarter of 2014 earned him many awards with the influential BET award which Wizkid is also a recipient. Davido has indeed garnered much awards for himself by being focused and determined while the hardworking Wizzy had been busy on capturing the world.

In conclusion, Wizkid has been more successful in the industry than Davido in aggregate, while Davido has had an astonishing successful moment in the past two (2) years.  The bottom line is that someone should talk to this folks as to what extent their beef, if need be for any, should get to before their die hard fans would take to physical abuse!

Words by : Ayorinde Abiodun S. (Effizy)

Woman Stripped And Beaten In Public By Female Thugs [VIDEO]

Disturbing footage of a young woman’s vicious beating has gone viral on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo.
Pictures of the brutal attack, which reportedly occurred outside a karaoke television bar in China’s south-eastern city of Yulin, Guangxi province, show the unidentified female being stripped and savagely kicked and had her hair pulled by four woman as stunned witnesses filmed the incident.
The helpless victim – who wore a black top and grey leggings before being stripped – can be seen curled up on the floor, shielding her chest as the other woman undress her in public.
Weibo users, known as netizens, alleged the July 21 attack was revenge after accusing the victim of cheating with one of her assailants’ partners.
Group shaming of mistresses in China is not uncommon, but netizens have questioned why bystanders did not attempt to stop the violence unfolding outside one of the city’s popular karaoke lounges. See the video below…


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Female Bishop Touches Pastor's Privates During Church Service In Ghana [PHOTO]  

According to ReportGhanaNews, the Pastor(pictured above) was preaching to his congregation on a Sunday morning then he ask people with health problems to stand up and come close to touch a specific place on his body for healing.

While everyone was touching the Pastor's head, shoes and shoulder; this woman, a bishop of same congregation decided to hold the pastor's pen*s for healing.

The Pastor ask why she hold his penis and the woman said, "her husband penis is not working anymore so she believes when she hold the Pastor's penis, her husband's would be healed."

Then the pastor shouted, hallelujah somebody. Can you blame the lady, wasn't she obeying simple instruction?

No Nigerian Infected With Ebola Virus – Health Ministry

Nigerians have been advised to be calm and not panic over the reported case of Ebola Virus in Lagos State, with an assurance that no Nigerian is infected with the virus.

Addressing a joint Ministerial Press briefing of the Lagos State Ministry of Health and Federal Ministry of Health on development concerning the disease on Monday, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, affirmed that there had only been one case of imported Ebola resulting in the death of a Liberian diplomat in Lagos.

He emphasised that health authorities were being very proactive about the detection of the Ebola Virus in the Liberian, who was on his way to Calabar for a conference, by ensuring that all contacts were being actively followed.

Dr Idris said part of the measures taken after the death of the Liberian was the demobilisation of the private hospital where he was admitted and elimination of primary source of infection.

He stated that the decontamination process in all affected areas had commenced.

"The corpse of the victim has since been cremated, and the ash is awaiting further directives from the Liberian Embassy," he said, commending the Management of the hospital for effectively detecting a high-risk patient within 24 hours.

"Adhering strictly to WHO guidelines, the body of the deceased patient was decontaminated using 10% sodium hypochlorite and cremated, with the permission of the government of Liberia. A cremation urn has been prepared for dispatch to the family. The vehicle that conveyed the remains was also fully decontaminated," he added.

In terms of contacts tracing, Dr Idris explained that so far a total of 59 contacts was registered consisting of 44 hospital contacts (38 healthcare workers and six laboratory staff) and 15 Airport contacts comprising 3 ECOWAS staff-driver, Liaison, and Protocol officers, Nigerian Ambassador to Monrovia, two nursing staff and five Airport passenger handlers.

He further explained that out of the number, 20 contacts had been physically screened of which 50 per cent were of the type one contact and another 50 per cent had type two contacts.

The Airline manifest has not been provided by the airline at the time of this report and therefore, the precise number of passenger contacts is yet to be ascertained, especially as two flights were involved (Monrovia-Lome and Lome-Lagos). There was no report of a medical incident filed.

Dr Idris stated that an isolation ward was designated by the Lagos State Ministry of Health at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba for case management while the designation of three other health facilities is underway.

The Commissioner also said a call-in team was established for the public to dial in and obtain information on the Ebola Virus Disease while Toll-free lines were obtained from a telecommunication service provider to be used for answering questions, creating awareness, and receiving notifications of any suspected case just as public awareness creation through social media such as Twitter and Facebook's accounts had been also activated.

The President of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Professor Oyewale Tomori, who was also at the briefing said all the contact persons are being screened on a continuous basis to look for any possible signs of the disease.

He commended the timely action taken by the Lagos State Government and the private hospital adding that there is absolutely no need for people to panic as the golden rule is to observe the personal hygiene of always washing the hands regularly with soap.

In a statement issued after the press briefing, a spokesman for the governor of Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Bello, assured Nigerians that both the State and Federal Governments were well prepared to ensure that the Ebola Virus Disease did not spread.

Also at the briefing were the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information and Strategy, Mr Lateef Raji and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr Modele Osunkiyesi, Permanent Secretary, Health Services Commission, Dr Hamid Balogun and Permanent Secretary Primary Health Care Board, Dr Kayode Oguntimehin.

Beware Of Innocent Beggars - Read A Lady's Experience

Read Her Shocking Story Below;

This is one of d reasons I dont like listening 2 all dose innocent beggars. I was inside a bus this morning & a man dt was sittin inbw me & anoda lady begged me 2 pay for him but i ignored him as usual & he begged d oda lady who accepted & paid for him. just afta few mins,dt lady started screamin"my good deed want to kill me ooooo,I dnt know wats happenin 2 me ooooo!I cover myself wit blood of Jesus, bla bla bla" her screamin got all d passengers confused.d driver stopped and pple gathered at d scene immediately & d lady was stil screamin & pointin at dt man she paid for.pple dragged d man down only to discover 2 human heads inside d travellin bag he was carryin.I just pray dat lady survive dis.my dear friends beware of innocent beggars ooooo.I can't still believe dat dis happened in my very presence. am still in shock.dis is Lagos indeed!pls who has car 4 higher purchase?? Stil wanna changemy citizenship.Thank God for sparin my life."Ezebube is involved always""

One Have To Be Careful..... May God Protect Us From Evil ! 

Meet The Man Who Claim He Can Cure The World's Deadliest Ebola Virus

This Lagos Pastor says he can now cure the deadly Ebola disease.
Announced this on his facebook page hours ago, adding that all that is needed to cure the disease is to lay his hands on its’ victims.

“Several years ago, the Ebola virus erupted in Africa, killing thousands of people without restraint or cure. The medical world was perplexed. A great man of God by the name John G. Lake came to the rescue by laying hands on infected people who were not to be touched.“With bare hands, cleaning secretion and curing every victim, John. G. Lake along with his Holy Ghost filled team, brought to an abrupt end to the spread of the deadly virus. The higher life that put out Ebola in the days of John. G. Lake will do the same through you in your day! At the name of Jesus, Ebola will bow out! Stop the fear! Lake and team are long gone! But I am here, you are here! We can save our world! We have the life of God in us!” Ighodalo wrote in a post on his Facebook page.He stressed that if he and any member of his deliverance team laid their hands on those infected with the virus, they would not contract the disease.“And if they drink any deadly thing (Ebola virus included) it shall not hurt them, they shall lay hand on the sick (those already infected) and they shall recover,” he said.The Ebola Virus has killed no fewer than 670 people and infected more than 1,000 in Africa.It hit Nigeria when a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer (who is dead now), flew in from his country last week.

One Of The Best Olympic Sprinters Torrin Lawrence Killed In Auto Crash

One of the best sprinters in USA, Torrin Lawrence has died. He died early hours of this morning after his car was struck by a tractor trailer, officials say.
Lawrence was driving in Georgia around 1:40 AM this morning, when his car came to a stop after he lost one of his tyres. He got out of the car to call 911, but a big rig struck the vehicle, which knocked the car into him. Lawrence died in the wreck.  He was 25. 

NAFDAC Threatens To Arrest Dencia For Selling Overrated Creams

The storm is brewing! Struggling Cameroonian singer, trying to erk a living by selling overrated creams in the US, Dencia is in NAFDAC's wanted list!

    The Director-General of the food and Drug regulatory body, Dr Paul Orhii made it known that the agency will arrest Dencia any time she stepped into the country! The Director General said this during the recently concluded Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Convention which took place on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. In his own words;
‘There is this Cameroonian singer that has been going around with a cream…if I get her, she’ll be arrested’.

   My colleagues at the Netng wanted to get the tea on the whole matter, so they sent a message to Dencia's rep who flew into a rage and even made the matter more complicated. The pissed rep replied in a strong worded email, saying;
‘Whitenicious is not made in Nigeria and has no connections with Nigeria. Doesn’t Nigeria have more problems than worry about Dencia?

      Arrest Dencia...lol how do you arrest a US citizen? Smh...African leaders need tofocus on Africa and stop joining the bandwagon for fame’

    The agency is committing an act of defamation against the singer’s brand. ‘Whitenicious has been in the market for under 7 months and all these vicious lies and attack someone will pay for it and maybe it will be NAFDAC incase they didn’t get a simple law class you don’t make such comments about anyone and their business especially because no one has had any cancer like they claim. This is defamation’.

   ‘They need to study more and talk less. Nigeria has more issues than Whitenicious, Nigeria has worst pollution that Whitenicious, maybe he can put his energy into fixing roads and giving the masses clean water and lights to keep them healthy since he is worried about a cosmetic that isn’t a drug. Where is Dencia selling the products in Nigeria? Does she have a store there? Why are people so pompous? He (Orhii) should get a life or maybe get laid by his wife or side chicks. Dencia doesn’t care and wouldn’t even give it any attention because it is that irrelevant’....

Nollywood Is Bigger Than Oil And Gas Industry

Click for Full Image SizePopular Tinsel actor, Victor Olaotan, has disclosed in an exclusive chat with Nigeriafilms that the Federal Government needs to invest more in Nollywood in order to make filmmaking in Nigeria meet the standard of Hollywood. 

Victor said the government is yet to start investing in Nollywood despite the $200 million put down by the government for the creative industry. “The government putting N200 million into Nollywood, that is the budget of one film in Hollywood. There is no short cut to success. If we want to be like Hollywood, then we have to do it like Hollywood,” he emphasised.

According to him, his passion has been for filmmaking, but he had to do movies because it has not been entrenched in Nigeria.

“Hollywood has films that are budgeted for $300 million and we have not even started that in Nigeria. So I think ‘Half of a Yellow Sun was $100 million so that is the closest that Nigeria has come in terms of big budget films. 

“Most of the films you see on TVs these days, most of the producers will tell you it’s a low income budget and I am tired of hearing that. We need to do good movies. We need to do movies that we can pay the actor whatever they wa

The Son Of The Former Minister Of FCT, Mallam El-Rufai, Dies In Car Accident In Abuja

The story that reached Us from Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, is a very sad one. The son of the former Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has lost his life to a car crash.

The young man, Hamza El-Rufai, died on Tuesday morning following the fatal crash. Father of the deceased is the one who broke the unfortunate news on his faceboook page at about 8:00 am Tuesday morning.

The post read thus: "From Allah we came and to Him we shall return. Please join our family in praying for the repose of the soul of my son Hamza El-Rufai who died this morning in a motor accident in Abuja."

Dear God, please have mercy on El-Rufai! 3 Children In 3 years! ..

May his soul rest in peace. Amen!

Jay Z And Solange’s Elevator Fight Was Reportedly Caused By Rihanna

A source is saying what's been suspected for months now, that Solange went BERSERK on Jay Z because she suspected he was stepping out on Beyonce.

Now however there's a report that Solo didn't go crazy over designer Rachel Roy, but over RIHANNA who she said he "must be screwing."

The New York Post reports:

Over the past few months, says the source, Beyoncé has been losing respect for Jay Z and, ever on-brand, she's been dropping hints. While performing "Resentment" during the couple's June 28 show in Cincinnati, Beyoncé changed the lyrics from "Been ridin' with you for six years" to "Been ridin' with you for 12 years ." That would reference the year they became a couple.

And after the lyric "I gotta look at her in her eyes and see she's had half of me," Beyoncé tacked on the lines, "She ain't even half of me/That b*** will never be."

The source says the elevator fight after the Met Ball was really over Jay's protégé Rihanna, who he allegedly planned to meet later that night at his 40/40 club. "Solange was like, 'Enough is enough — youmust be [screwing] Rihanna,'" says the source.

"To many people who know them, they know it's not out of the realm of possibility." There's also speculation that The Carters could soon become "The Clintons" and simply stay married to save face.

Today, the source says, it's not whether they'll split, but how they'll split — adding that the only time Jay and Beyoncé are really together is on stage. They're allegedly traveling with marriage counselors, but Jay — as he's always done — spends much of his time on the phone, tending to business.

"His phone's constantly ringing," says the source, "Jay trying to make deal after deal." The question now is whether to stay married
while essentially living separate lives — becoming the Bill and Hillary of hip-hop — or publicly divorce.

Yaw Presents Nedu And Ogbolor In The Stage Play "PO!"

Yawnaija Entertainment, led by multi talented OAP, actor and producer Steve Onu popularly known as Yaw, have announced a new stage play performance known as PO! for the month of August.
The two-man satirical stage play starring popular Wazobia FM OAPs Nedu and Ogbolor is scheduled to hold at Terra Kulture on all Sundays in August 2014.
Yawnaija entertainment has been known to bring exceptional talents on stage to deliver unusual stage play, dance and musical performances.
CEO Yawnaija entertainment, Yaw says the vision and direction of Yawnaija entertainment is to seek and discover talented individuals while creating enlightened entertainment.
An excited Nedu assured fans to anticipate rib-cracking humor. 'I am excited to be part of this stage play and can assure you it will be very hilarious, "he added.
"This is going to be so captivating, you wouldn't want to miss it", enthused Ogbolor.
Earlier in the year, Yaw put together an elaborate 6th edition of his annual stage play series known as 'The Street', which saw comedy, and music lovers turn out en masse to watch the sensational performances.
PO, which is written by Femi Branch and directed by award winning scriptwriter/director Obi Martins, presents the good, the bad and the ugly taking place in Nigeria in a humorous fashion.
For More information, Call 08080218961

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nominations And Registrations Now Open For Divas Of Colour International Women's Award 2015

Divas of colour International women's award is the largest gathering of women of colour in London to celebrate and discover their best.  This year themed Divas working with the depressed and mentally I'll in support of Depression Alliance UK. 

Following a successful debut earlier this year, we're pleased to announce that Divas of colour 2015 is here with a Big Bang .  
And registrations and nominations are now open for Divas of colour international women’s award 2015. Divas of colour is the largest gathering of  world’s most powerful women of colour from around the globe. This year, the nominations of individuals for award are open to the public to make their suggestions this is to make sure that every individual deserving recognition for the work they do are recognised and represented.  There are various categories to capture a diverse activities and jobs that women do. We urge the general public to take advantage of this opportunity to get nominating those women who have had a positive impact in their lives. Brands , fashion designers and models are also advised to register to participate in the prestigious event.  Brands such as cosmetics, fashion, home ware, fashion accessories, publishers etc can register to exhibit on the trade show and exhibition day section of the event.

There’s a twist this year, all exhibitors are automatically entered for the Diva Brand of the year award while those who do not wish to exhibit can enter by contacting us and sending in their product samples.
Diva face contest is open to females from the age of 14 and upwards . There is no upper age limit.  You do not have to be a professional model to participate as a diva face contestant.  The judges eventually will make the final selection on the award ceremony.
 Diva designers competition is now open to fashion and accessories designers male and females who design for women. The final decision will be down to the judges whose selection will be based on finishing, originality, concept and uniqueness of designs.

Divas of colour International women’s award was launched in March 2014 at Hilton Hotel Tower bridge London as an all inclusive event to bring together women of colour from around the world in a grand celebration of achievements whilst addressing issues that affect women of colour globally.

The event is made up of trade  exhibitions, keynote speeches, fashion/beauty competitions, entertainment and the award ceremony; and exists to recognise, reward and discover the best of women of colour from around the globe.

On 21 march 2015 the luxurious Hilton  hotel  Docklands road Riverside  London will host Divas of colour International women’s award 2015. The first event was held in March 2014 in London at Hilton hotel tower bridge London,  with glowing reviews, sold out capacity attracting over 250 guests and over 20 exhibitors; with contributions from Jenni steel Lioness, International designer Adebayo Jones, CNN Hero Betty Makoni, TV show host Princess Deun, Senator Grace Bent of Nigeria , Tola Onigbanjo  and Eryca Freemantle.

 It is anticipated that this second global edition will be enlarged to over 1000, guests including high profile women from around the globe.
 As it is in our tradition to treat issues as we celebrate, this year our focus is on mental health and Depression . Therefore will be raising funds and awareness for  our chosen charity  Depression Alliance UK - that caters for this issues .
To nominate, the public are advised to go here

How Policemen Tortured 29-Year Old Man To Death In Agege, Died In The Presence Of His Parents

…How police rushed him to the hospital
…Died in the presence of his parents
…Neighbours said he was a gentle man

Policemen attached to the Elere Division, Agege, Lagos on Thursday raided Ajayi Ibe Street, arresting and torturing three suspects, one of which died the following day.

Punch Metro learnt that the victim, identified as Kazeem Oyolola, had been a resident on the street for about one-and-a-half years.

It was further learnt that Oyolola, an indigene of Oyo State, who was single and about 29 years, died at a private hospital in the area on Friday after the beating by the policemen.

Our correspondent gathered that at about 10.30am on Thursday, Oyolola and two of his friends went to a beer shop opposite his residence, where they were taking drinks.

A police van with four policemen was said to have driven into the street and went to an unknown destination. However, when the van was returning, the policemen were said to have arrested the three men.

It was learnt that the police had arrested Oyolola and his friends as suspected Internet fraudsters, otherwise known as Yahoo boys.

Our correspondent further gathered that while at the station, the policemen had allegedly tortured the three men to make them confess to the crime, during which Oyolola slumped.

The policemen, it was learnt, then rushed him to a nearby hospital in the area, and allegedly told the medical personnel that Oyolola was drunk.

However, as a result of the wounds sustained, he was said to have died in the hospital at midnight in the presence of his parents who travelled to Lagos after they learnt of his arrest.

When our correspondent visited the area, an eyewitness, said the police simply dragged the three men inside the van without any explanation.

She said, “I was sitting in front of my shop when the police van passed. They had initially come during the sanitation to pursue some traders away, but when they got here, we were already through with the exercise.

“Kazeem and his two friends were relaxing in the next shop. The policemen just asked them to come inside the van, and took them away. We did not know what they were arrested for. In the afternoon when we went to the station, we were not allowed to enter.

“At evening time, when I came back to check, I heard he had been taken to a nearby hospital, and that his condition was critical. By the next morning, we heard that Kazeem had died, while his two friends who received similar wounds had been released by the police to go and take care of themselves. The youth in the area staged a protest against the incident.”

When our correspondent got to the hospital where Oyolola died, the nurses and doctor on duty declined to give any comment on the matter.

At Oyolola’s residence, a tenant who begged for anonymity noted that when she visited him at the hospital on Thursday evening, Oyolola’s hands and legs were swollen, and he could not speak.

She said, “When I got to the hospital, his parents had arrived to look after him. His hands and legs were swollen. His mouth was wide open and he could not talk. You could see several bleeding spots all over his body. I do not know what information the police received, but I can tell you that Kazeem is an easygoing man in this area. He is a trader who deals in Aluminium products, and he has a younger brother who stayed with him. He should not have died in this cruel way.”

Our correspondent learnt that on Friday morning from about 10am, a large number of aggrieved youths in the area protested Oyolola’s death to the police division. However, they were said to have been resisted by the Rapid Response Squads, who allegedly shot into the air to scare away the protesters.

Oyolola’s corpse, as of the time of report, was said to have been deposited at a morgue in Yaba, Lagos.

The Lagos State Public Relations Officer, Ngozi Braide, said she would call our correspondent back, but had yet to do so at the time of going to press.

Cossy Orjiakor Now A Proud Mum Of Two [PHOTO]

Cossy Ojiakor, may not be planning to get married anytime soon or ready to adopt any child, but she is expecting to take good care of her pet dogs.
She stated recently that she is expecting to be a ‘proud mum’ soon, courtesy her dogs.
According to her, “Am a proud mum to my two boar bull. Meet Brother Ceazer and the young wife Nicky.. Can’t wait for the kids.”
Cossy as joined the likes of Rukky Sandra and Tonto Dikeh, the proud mum of dogs, Cossy sure has a thing dogs sha since her settape with a dog in a movie role was released…hope they are just pet to her nothing more…

Ebola kills Top Liberian Doctor, American Infected

In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia. (AP Photo/Samaritan's Purse)
One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa — the largest ever recorded.

Dr. Samuel Brisbane was treating Ebola patients at the country's largest hospital, the John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center in Monrovia, when he fell ill. He died Saturday, said Tolbert Nyenswah, an assistant health minister. A Ugandan doctor died earlier this month.

The American, 33-year-old Dr. Kent Brantly, was in Liberia helping to respond to the outbreak that has killed 129 people nationwide when he fell ill, according to the North Carolina-based medical charity, Samaritan's Purse.
He was receiving intensive medical care in a Monrovia hospital and was in stable condition, according to a spokeswoman for the aid group, Melissa Strickland.

"We are hopeful, but he is certainly not out of the woods yet," she said.
Early treatment improves a patient's chances of survival, and Strickland said Brantly recognized his own symptoms and began receiving care immediately.

There is no known cure for the highly contagious virus, which is one of the world's deadliest. At least 1,201 people have been infected in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, according to the World Health Organization, and 672 have died. Besides the Liberian fatalities, 319 people have died in Guinea and 224 in Sierra Leone.
Ominously, Nigerian authorities said Friday that a Liberian man died of Ebola after flying from Monrovia to Lagos via Lome, Togo. The case underscored the difficulty of preventing Ebola victims from traveling given weak screening systems and the fact that the initial symptoms of the disease — including fever and sore throat — resemble many other illnesses.

Health workers are among those at greatest risk of contracting the disease, which spreads through contact with bodily fluids.

Married Man Attempts Suicide Over Girlfriend

Tragedy was averted Friday morning at Bay Bridge road, Yenagoa, when a 40-year-old man, Ediekan, attempted to commit suicide as a result of his failed bid to have sex with a girl with whom he reportedly had a long standing relationship.It took the timely intervention of his neighbours to save the situation.
Ediekan, father of two children, was said to have been spending money to woo one Favour who lives within the same neighborhood to go to bed with him. But rather succumb to his pressure; Favour resisted all entreaties and kept on promising that she would eventually marry him.
However, on Thursday night, Ediekan could no longer hide his frustrations when he discovered that Favour was going to bed with another man.Sources told Sunday Sun that Ediekan immediately became emotionally depressed and began the plot to commit suicide within the compound. In an interview with our correspondent, his wife, Florence, confessed that her husband woke her up in the night complaining that all the people he loved did not reciprocate his love. According to her,he was such in a bad mood that he asked if she could take care of their two children if he dies.She said
“I was alarmed when he came in complaining that all the people he loved did not reciprocate his love. As his wife, I reiterated my love to him, but he said he wasn’t referring to me, but one Favour whom he had spent so much money for and yet refused to return his gestures with love. He then asked if I could take care of our two children if he dies. At that point, I became worried and tried to discourage him from such negative thoughts. Early in the morning, as he stood up from the bed, I tried to hold him back but he broke loose and went outside. Even then, I didn’t know that he had already got a rope and some chairs where he intended to hang himself. But after a while, I saw him with a rope around his neck and his legs dangling in the air. I immediately raised the alarm and neighbours came around and used cutlass to cut off the rope.”
Some of his neighbours expressed disappointment over the incident. But Ediekan, unremorseful insisted that he would commit suicide, as he could not watch another man sleeping with Favour. Subsequently, Favour was persuaded to openly confess her love to him. Amidst the crowd of people, she obliged and even promised to marry him.Following the assurance, Ediekan angrily told his neighbours to leave him alone to face his problems, adding that if he dies, people would take care of his children.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Boko Haram Kidnaps Wife Of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister

The wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, was kidnapped this morning July 27th after men of the Boko Haram sect stormed her home in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon's information minister and government spokesman revealed.

Mrs Ali was kidnapped alongside her domestic staff and one other person. The insurgents also killed 3 people in the attack on Kolofata, a town in Cameroon's Far North Region near Nigeria

Colonel Felix Nji Formekong, the second commander of Cameroon's third inter-army military region (RMIA3) based in the regional headquarters of Maroua, said the sect members are believed to still be in the town fiercely engaging military officers

"The situation is very critical here now, and as I am talking to you the Boko Haram elements are still in Kolofata town in a clash with our soldiers. Some of them have already taken away the wife of Vice Prime Minister Ahmadou Ali and her house help while the bodyguards of the Vice Prime Minister have succeeded in taking him out of the town to Mora," Formekong said, adding that there could be more casualties" he said