Monday, April 30, 2018

Land Rover at 70:From a sketch in sand to driven by royalty

It started life as just a squiggled sketch in the sand – and today it is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
Loved by the Queen, driven by Winston Churchill and adored by millions loyal drivers including soldiers of the British Army and SAS, British 4X4 maker Land Rover is marking seven decades to the day since the first of its vehicles was shown to the public.That day was April 30, 1948, at the Amsterdam Motor Show, and today Land Rover is hosting a party and broadcasting a special commemorative YouTube film.

PHOTO: Abducted Baby Sold 3 Times By Neighbor, Found 114 Days Later


Chinwendu Ekiri, a 7-month-old baby, abducted from her parents’ home in Rivers State by a neighhour, has been found after 114 days.According to Newtelegraph, Chinwendu’s parents, Emeka and Rejoice Ekiri, alleged that their daughter was abducted by Innocent Ndubuisi, their neighbour. According to them, after abducting the girl, Ndubuisi vanished into thin air.
Ndubuisi, a father of three, was alleged to have stolen Chinwendu on December 28, 2017, just weeks after moving into the compound. Emeka said that he and his wife were short of words on how to express their feelings on the rescue of Chinwendu.

Andrew Uchendu Calls Out Gov. Wike: "Stop Fighting Me"


The senator representing Rivers East senatorial district at the National Assembly, Chief Andrew Uchendu, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to stop alleged attacks on him.
Uchendu, who spoke, weekend, at the First African Church (Holy Trinity Anglican Church) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during a victory thanksgiving organised in his honour by his family, stated that his victory was as a result of God’s intervention.

He called on Christian leaders to ask Wike to stop attacking him, noting that his concern as a senator was to ensure peace and development in his senatorial district and Rivers State as a whole.
He said: “One month after I was sworn in, I was attacked and flown abroad unconscious for medical attention by Mr. Chibuike Amaechi and his wife. But today I am back to represent my people with a stronger voice.

Monday, April 16, 2018

SEE WHAT THIS 3-YEAR-OLD DID TO HERSELF

A mischievous toddler gave her parents a shock when she got her hands on some bright blue face paint and transformed herself into a Smurf.Three-year-old Eve Lott, from London, had been uncharacteristically quiet for just five minutes when her parents Juliette and Steve noticed a rather dramatic difference in their daughter's appearance. Realising their crafty daughter had been silently playing alone behind them before running to the mirror, Juliette, 43, discovered that Eve had painted her entire face and hands bright blue.

Former US first lady Barbara Bush, 92, is seriously ill with lung disease and no longer wants medical treatment

Former first lady Barbara Bush is seriously ill and no longer wants to seek medical treatment.The 92-year-old wife of President George H. W. Bush is being cared for at her home in Houston, Texas after deciding she does not want to remain in hospital.Bush has been in and out of hospital recently and is now in 'failing health', according to a family spokesman.'Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care,' the statement said. 

Ex-security guard for Church of Scientology reveals bitter rivalry between Tom Cruise and John Travolta


Culled from dailymail
A former security guard for the Church of Scientology has revealed the behind-the-scenes rivalry between the church's most high-profile members and how he was allegedly brutally punished for speaking to them.

Working at its global headquarters in Clearwater, Florida, Brendan Tighe, 37, had an unrivaled view of 'Scientology VIPs' Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta.

A Scientologist for 30 years, he has given DailyMail.com his experiences and observations about the celebrity culture within the Church and the Travolta/Cruise rivalry, as they furiously vied for the official Number Two position under leader David Miscavige.

Wike speaks on Federal Character Commission shortchanging Rivers


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has faulted the non-representation of the state in the Federal Character Commission, FCC.He charged the body to address the widespread cries of marginalisation in Nigeria.Wike expressed the displeasure in Port Harcourt while declaring open an FCC workshop to sensitise South-South stakeholders on socio-economic and infrastructural facilities and strategic partnership on the change agenda.

Friday, April 6, 2018

FACTS FOR YOU TODAY


Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye is jailed for 24 years for bribery and handed a $16.9 million fine

A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country's conglomerates.Park became South Korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office last year when the Constitutional Court ordered her out over a scandal that landed the heads of two conglomerates in jail.

Monday, April 2, 2018

Meet the six-year-old conjoined twins stuck together at the FOREHEAD

A Filipino family is desperately raising funds to separate their twin girls who have been conjoined at the forehead since birth.Chiara and Charina Nortega were born with craniopagus and urgently need to be separated.But they share an artery - and their parents know if they go under the knife one of them could die.But they believe it is worth if for the other to be able to live a better life.The twins, who live in Roxas, in Palawan in the Philippines, live a painful and difficult existence as all the activities they do - from bathing, to eating, and studying - have to be done together.The operation is expected to cost £85,000 but the girl's father, Arnel, only works part time and earns around £5 a day.

Graphic Photos:Delta Landlady Slices Tenants With Razor Blade Over Easter Chicken’s Faeces

A 12-year-old boy and his 38-year-old mother have been attacked attacked by their landlady, Mrs. Atalekor, with a razor blade at their Ufuoma community residence, Ughelli, Delta State over the droppings of a chicken to be used for the Easter celebration. .

The allegation by the victims, Mrs. Onobrakpeya and her son, Emuobonuvie Onobrakpeya, is coming just as the landlady’s husband, Mr. Prosper Atalekor, told Vanguard that it was his 10-year-old son that slashed the face and neck of the victims in defense of his mother, who was being beaten by the Onobrakpeyas. .

Presidency explains what Buhari’s amnesty offer to Boko Haram will do for Nigeria


The Presidency has said the amnesty which President Muhammadu Buhari offered to repentant Boko Haram members will make them to be “useful to the nation”.Recall that Buhari, while receiving the released Dapchi schoolgirls on March 23, had offered unconditional amnesty to repentant Boko Haram terrorists.Buhari’s media aide, Garba Shehu, while addressing State House correspondents in Abuja, on Sunday, described the amnesty extended to repentant terrorists as a “win-win situation”.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Buhari tells APC NEC to reverse tenure elongation for Oyegun, others



President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday shocked members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of his party when he called for the cancellation of tenure extension for party officials.The APC had in its NEC meeting on February 28 extended the tenure of members of National Working Committee (NWC) led by John Odigie-Oyegun by one year.