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Saturday 3 October 2015

20 confirmed dead in Abuja twin bomb blast

20 people have now been confirmed dead in the twin bomb blast that happened in Kuje and Nyanya areas in Abuja yesterday October 2nd. According to a senior official at the Ministry of Health, Opada Bamali, 15 of the deceased died in the Kuje attack while 5 died in the Nyanya attack. Of the 41 injured, 24 are currently receiving medical attention in various hospitals while the others have been discharged as they sustained only minor injuries.

Photo: Man sentenced to 425 years in prison for raping 17 girls in 24 hours

50-year-old Jobulani Mlombo was on October 2, handed 17 life sentences for raping 17 girls at his initiation school in Mpumalanga, South Africe. Mlombo was found guilty of raping the girls, who were between the ages of nine and 17, within the space of 24 hours in August in 2012. He was also sentenced to 15 years in prison for three counts of sexual assault. The sentences, taken together, amount to 425 years.

Photos: Patoranking meets US rapper Fatjoe

Patoranking, who is currently in the US, met the international rap artist in New York today. More pics after the cut...

Photos: Mercy Johnson Okojie, hubby and kids sighted in Ireland airport

Pregnant mercy Johnson and her family pictured at Ireland's international airport today. The family attended Miss Nigeria Ireland together yesterday October 2nd.

More pics Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Cynthia Obianodo wedding today

Took place in Anambra state today...more photos after the cut.

Photos: Oge Okoye, Rukky Sanda, Ebube Nwagbo, Annie Idibia, others at Ini Edo's lounge opening

Actresses Oge Okoye, Rukky Sanda, Ebube Nwagbo, Mbong Amata, Annie Idibia and others graced the opening of Ini Edo's lounge opening in Lagos last week Wednesday September 30th. Continue to see more photos

The Obamas celebrate 23rd wedding anniversary today

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are celebrating their 23rd wedding anniversary today October 3rd. They got married on Oct. 3, 1992, at Trinity United Church in Chicago. Happy wedding anniversary to them.

Pres. Buhari makes list of world’s top 50 Muslim leaders

President Buhari has been listed as one of the top 50 muslim leaders in the world. The list was compiled by international Islamic piblication called The Muslim 500. President Buhari was listed as Number 20 on the list.

Other notable Islamic figures in Nigeria that made the list include the Sultan of Sokoto, Saád Abubakar, and a Maiduguri-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Saleh. Congratulations to them.

Photo: Nigerian man sentenced to 12 years in jail in Vietnam for conning with false promises of love.

Oshanugo James Anyasi, 35, was sentenced by a Hanoi court to 12 years in jail Tuesday, September 29, for two separate fraud convictions, including one for pretending to love women and conning them out of money. Oshanugor was convicted of cyber fraud for appropriating other people’s assets.

The love con involved three others, including a Vietnamese woman who is serving a 3-year sentence given in February for the crime.Two other Nigerian men, the alleged masterminds, are still at large.

Photos: Who needs a crutch purse when you have a crotch? Actress Bai Ling uses her crotch as phone holder

Actress Bai Ling stepped out in Beverly Hills wearing a pair of microscopic ripped shorts and a flimsy crocheted vest. The 48-year-old posed for the paps in an alleyway before slipping her phone down her waistband to her private part and she wasn't even wearing undies.

Buhari reacts to Abuja bomb blast, says latest attacks expose real perpetrators of terror

President Buhari has released a statement reacting to the twin bomb blast that happened in Kuje and Nyanya in Abuja yesterday night. Read the statement personally signed by him below...
"These cowardly attacks expose the real faces of the planners and perpetrators of these crimes. What quarrel do they have with the good people of Nyanya motor park? What issue do they have with innocent people in market places in Maiduguri, Yola and Kuje? It is clear this battle is not ideological. It is between the forces of peace and order and the evil forces of murder and destruction", he said.

The Vatican dismisses a gay priest

The Vatican dismissed a priest from his post in a Holy See office today Saturday Oct. 3rd after he told a newspaper he was gay and urged the Catholic Church to change its stance on homosexuality, Reuters reports. Monsignor Krzystof Charamsa was removed from his position at the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican's doctrinal arm where he had worked since 2003, a statement said.

SamCole releases 'hot' pic

Fast rising upcoming artiste, SamCole releases hot picture on Instagram ahead of his new video. It's going to be a Hot one.

Photos: Presidential delegation visit Abuja bomb blast scenes

The President's delegation comprising of Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal and others visited the scenes of yesterday's bomb blast in Abuja and also visited the hospitals where the injured are being treated. More photos after the cut...

Photos of Ebuka Obi-Uchendu's bride, Cynthia Obianodo

Pretty Cynthia Obianodo is Ebuka's bride. Their traditional wedding is currently taking place in Umueze neni Anambra state today. More photos after the cut...

Photo of Buhari with Barack and Michelle Obama

President Buhari in a photo with Michelle and Barack Obama during a reception at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York last week.

First pics from Ebuka Obi-Uchendu's traditonal wedding to Cynthia

Happening in Onitsha today. The groom above left, no pic of the bride yet. More photos after the cut...

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How to gain followers: Visit www.fanbaseafrica.com just sign in with your  Twitter and Instagram, you will then select the interests of the kind of people you want to follow and be followed by.

Khloe Kardashian shows off inside her massive shoe closet

The reality star shared a video on her app showing fans inside her shoe closet and how she organizes her jewellery. See more photos after the cut...

Selebobo and Beverly Ukegbu..:-) (photos)

The two artists have been collaborating recently The Made Men Music group artist used the sexy singer as the star vixen in his video 'Miracle Girl', and Beverly recently released a song titled 'Papilo' featuring Selebobo. The two have been spotted together in town severally. But I hear nothing is going on between them but if they decide to go that route, they will make a fine couple!

OMG! Horrific photos from Abuja bomb blast last night (very graphic)

I just got exclusive photos from the bomb blast in Abuja last night and it's horrific. This was after the dead were removed from the scene by NEMA. See the pics after the cut but please viewer discretion advised...please!

Scott Disick’s 18yr old female party companion flashes bare boobs in topless shoot

The 18-year-old aspiring photographer and model, who was seen partying with Kourtney Kardashian's ex, Scott Disick in New York is reportedly enrolled at Parsons The New School For Design in New York. She posed for a number of provocative snaps shot by photographer Matt Adam

Fast rising singer, Tulex releases debut single 'Mujojo' with promo pics

Highly rated young and impending singer, Tulex has released his maiden single titled Mujojo. It is indeed an appealing sound for celebration and thanksgiving, one that could get you on karaoke. Tulex, a graduate of Computer science from the Olabisi Onabanjo University and born Onayemi Olatunde Olalekan, is hoping to build on this tune as he makes his way into the heart of music lovers. The single 'Mujojo' is however supported with some promotional pictures. Enjoy after the cut..

Vincent Enyeama buries mum (photos)

Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama is burying his late mum, Madam Lucy Phillips Enyeama in Akwa Ibom state this morning. The service took place at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, in Urua Inyang, and internment follows immediately after. May her soul rest in peace, amen!

The guys that made racist comments about the little black boy on FB are being fired from their jobs one after the other

The guy who posted the photo of his colleague's son on his Facebook page & let his followers/friends make racist comments about the boy (read here), has been fired from his job. 2 other guys who made the comments have been fired.

The guy's company, Polaris Marketing Group, wrote on Facebook
This morning I was disgusted to learn that one of my former employees made several racially charged comments on his personal Facebook page. Even worse, the comments were directed toward the son of another employee.

Police statement on Kuje bombing; deploys Policemen on massive stop and search in and around Abuja

Press statement from the police
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, NPM, following the bomb blasts that occurred in Kuje and Nyanya areas in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has assured residents and the entire country not to panic as the Nigeria Police Force is prepared to do all within its reach to ensure adequate security of lives and property. IGP Arase said those that did these dastardly acts, did so in shame of cowardice, saying no matter their aim, Nigeria will not accommodate terrorists’ acts.

Photos: 2 kids who served as ring bearer & flower girl at a wedding marry 17 years later

Adrian and Brooke Franklin walked down the aisle as ring bearer and flower girl in a wedding back in 1998, when they were just kids. On Sept. 19, they walked down the aisle together again... as bride and groom this time.

Upcoming artistes will benefit from irok's Viralz2fame

Talented and fast rising Video Director IROK has brought a New platform (ViRalz2Fame) where Upcoming Artistes without Sponsors get a chance to own a standard Video. Visit  www.irokviralz.com to see samples. Talk to irok via 08163457311 or 08112866798

Timi Dakolo's loving birthday message to his wife

Timi Dakolo whose wife, Busola, turns a year older sent out a beautiful birthday message to her. What he wrote after the cut...

Nurse breastfeeds infant during surgery to calm her down

A nurse has gone above and beyond her duty when she breast-fed a one-month-old patient during a surgery this week in Guangdong, southern China. The baby girl, named as Wei Wei, was in the middle of a surgery on September 29 when she started crying and wouldn't stop, reported People's Daily Online.

Decomposing body of lecturer discovered after his kidnap in Edo three months ago

The decomposing body of a lecturer of Agricultural Economics at the Ambrose Ali University, Professor Paul Erie, who was abducted by kidnappers on June 16 at about 7:45pm along Agbor-Uromi road, by Igbanke village in Orhionmwon, Edo state, has been found.

The state police spokesperson, Stephen Onwochei, while confirming the recent development said 5 persons identified as Awulu Sam‎son aka Saseki, Lucky Owuadegbe, Jeremiah Amayo, Chucks Edobor and Stephen Usiagwu have been arrested in connection with the murder.

New Music: Kiss Daniel X Sugarboy - Molue

G-Worldwide Entertainment presents this new joint titled "Molue" , and this is for all loyal fans of Kiss Daniel & Sugarboy worldwide . Although, not an official single from either of the two artistes, it is something for their fans to chill out with while their individual singles are on the verge of being released. Also expect the official video to this joint released in a few days.  Listen to the song after the cut...

Our economy is ill and is rapidly getting worse- Etcetera

Etcetera write below..
Is Nigeria getting worse? That is a very provocative question. I have found that most people that hate Nigeria are very eager to agree that Nigeria is getting worse, while a lot of those that love Nigeria are very hesitant to admit that Nigeria is in decline. Well, I am proud to be a Nigerian, but I cannot lie to myself or tell you that Nigeria is doing just fine. The evidence is undeniable.

2 year old North West bakes a colourful cake for Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian visited Caitlyn Jenner with a cake. She showed off a pink, purple and green cake that North West had baked for her and handed the cake to Caitlyn saying:
"Any mom will know this melts you hear... this is the cake she made for me."

Graphic photos from the bomb blast scene in Abuja last night

There were multiple explosions at Kuje market and police station last night which resulted in the death of an unspecified number of people...

£25m worth of drugs found in freezer after tyre fitting firm police raid

Police have arrested five people after the discovery of drugs with an estimated street value of about £25 million - most of it at a flat.
The drugs, believed to be mephadrone and amphetamine, were found within a ground floor flat in Liverpool yesterday.
Detectives from ‘Titan’, the north-west’s regional organised crime unit, had gone to the flat after a discovery of drugs earlier in the day at a tyre fitting centre in Huyton.

Father sexually assaults his 4 year old daughter, she becomes dumb

Four-year-old child has lost her voice following several sexual assaults on her by her 37-year-old father, identified as Ademola.

Her mother explained to Saturday PUNCH how her husband of 14 years had been molesting their daughter.

Faces of the Oregon shooting victims

Officials identified the nine people murdered by crazed Chris Harper Mercer as; Lucero Alcaraz, Quinn Glen Cooper, Kim Saltmarsh Dietz, Lucas Eibel, Jason Dale, Lawrence Levine, Sarena Dawn Moore, Treven Taylor Anspach and Rebecka Ann Carnes.

Photos: Heavily pregnant Mercy Johnson and hubby step out in style

Pregnant Mercy Johnson Okojie, her husband Prince and brother-in-law, stepped out in style yesterday as they attended Miss Nigeria Ireland beauty pageant in Dublin. Mercy is expecting her third child. Another photo after the cut..

This twitter user had tweeted of a possible attack in Abuja and Lagos a day before the attack

This twitter user had on October 1st repeatedly tweeted of a possible attack in Abuja and Lagos by suspectd boko Haram members. It is unclear whether the security agents came across these tweets. 

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