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27 May 2016

Wife Kills Husband For Having A Child Outside Wedlock In Zambia

A 30-year-old woman from Lusaka, Zambia killed her husband on May 25, because he had a child with another woman.Precious Longwe Liteebele shot her husband Akakanda, 30, Lubinda Liteebele five times.
“The couple was working for a named bank and Precious has been arrested and charged with murder. She used a pistol and the deceased sustained five bullet wounds: on the chest, left rib side, right rib side, lower back and on the right arm.”
Four empty cartilages, one projectile and one ammunition were found at the scene.


Photo of President Buhari with his grandchildren

 Bayo Omoboriowo, the official photographer to President Buhari shared the photo today.

See the world's most powerful passports, Nigeria's passport not included



According to statistics shared by the World Economic Forum this morning, these are the countries with the world's most powerful passports. Sadly, Nigeria's passport is not included.

Nigerian-born Victor Olisa to become the new Metropolitan Police's Strategic Lead for Diversity

The Borough Commander at Haringey, Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa, is leaving his post after three years and moving to become the Met’s Strategic Lead for Diversity and Inclusion, as part of a reorganisation within the Metropolitan Police.

Victor will replace the Met’s senior expert on diversity and inclusion, Denise Milani, who is now moving to concentrate fully on her new role as Director of Business Change.

Chief Superintendent Olisa said: 

OPINION: 'Tomato scarcity as metaphor' By Reuben Abati

One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th largest producer of tomato in the world and the second largest producer in Africa, after Egypt, but our country hardly produces enough to meet the local demand of about 2.3 million tonnes, and lacks the capacity to ensure an effective storage or value chain processing of what is produced. Out of the 1.8 million tonnes that the country produces annually, 900, 000 tonnes are left to rot and waste. Meanwhile, tomato-processing companies in the country operate below capacity and many of them have had to shut down. 

      The CEO of Erisco Foods, Lagos, Eric Umeofia laments that tomato processing companies lack access to foreign exchange to enable them buy heat-resistant seedlings and other tools that would help ensure the country’s sufficiency in local production of tomato paste. Similarly, Dangote Tomato Factory recently suspended operations due to the scarcity of tomatoes and the assault on its tomato farms by a tomato leaves destroying moth, known as “tuta absoluta” - a South American native, also known as the Tomato Ebola, because of its Ebola-like characteristics.

Born Again Patience Ozokwor Dumps Nollywood,Trousers And Make Up

In a recent interview,Patience Ozokwor speaks on her new religious life, how she met God, the retreats she holds and having to ditch her previous lifestyle which included wearing trousers, dreadlocks and jewellery.

 Patience Ozokwor aka Mama, Susu, famously known for her ‘Wicked Mother-In-Law’ roles in movies is now a born again christian, who now goes about, preaching in various churches and crusades.
Starttells caught up with her at a crusade organised by St. Marks Anglican Church in Eziobodo Village of Imo State, where she shared her Salvation Experience.

Osas & Gbenro Ajibade Announce They Are Expecting 1st Child In Cute Pregnancy Shoot For Genevieve Magazine

Baby on board! 
Acting couple Osas Ighodalo & Gbenro Ajibade have just announced they are expecting the pitter patter of tiny feet.
The gorgeous couple made their joyful announcement in the brand new June issue of Genevieve Magazine where we see a shirtless Gbenro on his knees and hugging a gleeful Osas’ baby bump!

Husband shoots Doctor who delivered His Wife's baby because he saw her naked

Police have arrested a man after he shot a male doctor shortly after he helped deliver his wife’s baby.

The husband was angry that the hospital had allowed a male doctor to attend to his wife during birth. 
The crazy husband is believed to have wanted a female doctor to deliver the baby and was upset that the male doctor identified as Muhannad al-Zabn, would have seen his wife without clothes. 

Read President Muhammadu Buhari's Children's Day Message to the Nation

Read it below...
I heartily greet and felicitate with all Nigerian children on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day celebration. I seize the opportunity of this year's celebration which comes just two days before the first anniversary of the present Administration, to reassure our children and youth that we remain fully committed to fulfilling our promise of a better Nigeria for all of our people.

26 May 2016

Son of a security guard emerges LASU's Best graduating student (Photo)

Arowosegbe Michael Aderibigbe, pictured above, the son of a security guard, emerged the best graduating student of the Lagos State University for the 2014/2015 academic sessions. ‎Aderibigbe graduated from the department of Biochemistry with 4.68 CGPA at the school's convocation ceremony yesterday May 25th.

According to The Nation, ‎Aderibigbe’s father was a member of contract staff of LASU security unit, popularly tagged ‘Campus Marshall’. He however lost his job after he had an accident and almost became bedridden. While giving his valedictory speech, Aderibigbe narrated how he kept his father’s identity secret for fear of being attacked.

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