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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

B.B. King's Daughters Allege That Their Father Was Poisoned Before His Death






Two of B.B. King's daughters want their father's death investigated much further.
According to new court documents obtained by E! News, Karen Williams and Patty King allege B.B.'s business manager Laverne Toney and his personal assistant poisoned the legendary singer.
"I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administrated foreign substances to induce his premature death," the daughters wrote in separate but identical affidavits. "[I] request a formal investigation into this matter."
Toney, who has been named the executor of B.B.'s estate, responded to the new allegations by sharing, "They've been making allegations all along. What's new?" Furthermore, an attorney for B.B.'s estate told reporters that the daughters' allegations are "ridiculous."

Foods & Fruits That Can Increase Your Sexual Performance




Wines: Drinking wine in itself is an erotic and seductive process. Drinking it helps in lowering inhibitions and make people feel relaxed. Port wines which originate from Portugal is considered to be the most potent aphrodisiac. Not only in men, but wine is known to increase libido in woman as well. Dr. Sheth says “it may be known as an aphrodisiac because it can decrease resistance from a woman’s side or put her off her guards.” But make sure that you don’t drink any alcohol in excess as due to it’s sedative properties it will only make you drowsy.

Bananas: Not only because of its phallic shape but also due to its innumerable beneficial properties. A banana is packed with vitamin A, B and C and also potassium. Vitsamin B and potassium are known to increase sex hormone production in the body. A banana is also packed with Bromelain which increases the testosterone levels. High levels of sugar present in banana gives energy, which helps to last long.

Monday, 25 May 2015

GT Bank Announces Early Closing Due To Fuel Crisis





One of Nigeria’s biggest banks on Monday announced it was shutting branches early due to a lack of fuel, in the latest sign of shortages hitting businesses.

“The current shortage of petroleum products in the country has limited our ability to supply diesel to all our branches in order to continue normal branch operations,” GT Bank said in a statement on Twitter.

“Due to this we unavoidably have to close our branches nationwide at 1pm (1200 GMT) from Monday 25th May, 2015.”

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has branches across Nigeria, as well as Anglophone and Francophone West Africa, East Africa and Britain, with an overall staff of more than 10,000.

Nigeria has been brought to a virtual standstill by fuel shortages, caused by a row between the outgoing government and importers, as well as strikes by petrol tanker drivers and oil and gas workers.

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Teen Named Valedictorian Shocks His Classmates When He Reveals He Is Homeless (plus video)





Through homelessness, the death of his mother and numerous other hardships endured on his way to becoming class valedictorian, Florida high school student Griffin Furlong always clung to one belief.

"Just never give up,'' Furlong, who has long had that motto written on the bill of his baseball cap, told TODAY.com. "Never let anyone tell you that you can't do something, because I've been told that all my life. People would tell me I wasn't smart enough, and now I'm here at the top of my class."

Furlong, 18, will give the speech to his fellow seniors on graduation day for First Coast High School in Jacksonville on June 4, after finishing with a 4.65 grade-point average.

Family hardships have resulted in Furlong living in homeless shelters for varying stints since he was 7 years old, including staying in one for a period last month before he moved in with his girlfriend's family, and then with his aunt and uncle. When he was six years old, his mother died from leukemia, and he said he also endured periods of his life where his family was starving and barely able to survive.

Why Leaders Need To Focus On How They Treat Employees




Managers tend to overlook the importance of empathy.

The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions about careers and leadership. Today’s answer to the question “How do you go from a worker bee to a decision maker?” is by Gary Vaynerchuk, co-founder and CEO of VaynerMedia.

It’s very challenging to be a leader–I don’t think anyone will doubt that. I’ve spoken numerous times about what I think it takes to be a good leader (for starters, trying listening more and talking less) and a greater boss (actually interact with your employees once in a while). But something I don’t talk about enough is how to transition into the role of leader. And that can be the harder than actually leading once you get there.

Friday, 22 May 2015

Nigerian Woman Without Formal Education But Lectures At Harvard, Other Top Varsities





Not many in her homeland appear to know about her unique story. But in other lands, especially Europe and America, she is a ‘goddess’ whose works are cherished by kings and presidents.
Without a doubt, the story of Nike Okundaye, the face behind the huge success story of Nike Arts Gallery, located in Lagos, Abuja and Osogbo, is as compelling as it is inspiring.
At a time when young Nigerians are in desperate need of a role model and inspiration in what self-belief and hard work can achieve, Nike’s rise from the status of an unknown village girl born into a seeming insignificant family in a rustic village to a globally celebrated icon would make an A-list inspirational novel.

Born in her native village of Ogidi, Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi State, young Nike had high dreams about what type of future she wanted for herself. But her dreams were truncated even before they could take form when she lost her mother at age six. “I was six when my mother died,” she said with a tinge of sadness.
With the blow inflicted on her dreams by her mother’s death, young Nike was taken away to live with her grandmother. At the time, many believed that by going to live with an old woman, the young girl’s future had been compromised. But events have since proved that destiny may indeed have been at work in her journey through life.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

After 21 Years Of Marriage, His Wife Made Him Take Out Another Woman.


    


We often take for granted what's been in front of us the whole time. This man's wife just wanted him to realize that.


After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, "I love you, but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you."

The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my mother, who had been a widow for 19 years, but the demands of my work and my 3 children had made it possible to visit her only occasionally.

That night I called to invite her to go out for dinner and a movie.

"What's wrong, are you well?" she asked. My mother is the type of woman who suspects that a late night call or surprise invitation is a sign of bad news.

"I thought that it would be pleasant to spend some time with you," I responded. "Just the two of us."

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

15 Unknown Facts About Snow Leopards





Snow leopards are going extinct and we humans are to blame. We are encroaching into their habitats and driving them to extinction.

1. Cubs are born completely blind; they can see partially only after about nine days.
The mother tags around the cubs for almost two years.

2. Sighting a snow leopard is rare; very rare.
Snow leopards are masters of camouflaging. Only the lucky few get to see them or better still, click their pictures at dusk or down.

3. Snow leopards like to inhabit in steep areas with cliffs and ravines.
They are found in elevations that are above 3,000 to 5,500 meters from sea level. And still, there are no guarantees that you’d succeed at spotting one in the wild.

4. Snow leopards have the most beautiful grey or green eyes.
That’s rare in big cats.

5. Snow leopards do not sink in the snow; like never.
They’ve got natural snow shoes in the form of huge paws.
God is a genius, after all.

Strapped To A Bed For 42 Years, She Finally Finds Relief In Death (So Touching)



There is a room in a Mumbai's King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, which remained occupied by the same patient for over four decades. Today the room finally stands empty. Aruna Shanbaug, the world's oldest comatose patient finally breathed her last after being in a vegetative state and under life support for 42 years.

Four decades of being in a coma is a long time and Aruna's family had long since stopped visiting, allegedly due to pressure by the hospital to take her home. During her last moments, her only companions were the nursing staff of KEM, where Aruna herself once worked.

A junior nurse in KEM in 1973, Aruna's story began like a fairy tale - a pretty smiling nurse who fell in love with the handsome doctor in neurology whom she assisted during work. Families approved and a wedding was on the cards. But fate cruelly intervened in the form of a ward boy-cum-sweeper with whom she once had a minor tiff. In retaliation, he strangled her with dog chain, while he sodomised her.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Benfica Title Celebrations Turn Violent (see pictures)







Benfica's title celebrations in Lisbon on Sunday evening were marred by clashes between supporters and police.

A goalless draw at Vitoria Guimaraes earlier in the day had earned Benfica consecutive Primeira Liga titles for the first time in 31 years.


More pictures below

Nigeria's Military 'Destroys' 10 Boko Haram Camps






Nigeria's army says it has cleared 10 more camps used by Boko Haram in the north-east of the country.
There was a fierce battle around Dure camp, which a statement describes as one of the most "prominent" hideouts for the militants.
Boko Haram has not yet commented on the army statement and there has been no independent confirmation.
The army has recaptured most of the vast area the militants had seized but the Islamists remain active.

Thousands have been killed, mostly in north-eastern Nigeria, in attacks carried out by Boko Haram since 2009.

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Rapper Chinx Killed In New York






Rapper Chinx was shot and killed in New York City early Sunday at around 5 a.m., according to hip-hop news website AllHipHop.com. Management and public relations company Legion Media Group in collaboration with 4 Kings Entertainment confirmed the death with statements released on social media Sunday, noting that Chinx's management had confirmed his passing.

Chinx made his name on the "Coke Boys" and "Cocaine Riot" mixtape series with Montana and other members of the Coke Boys stable. The rapper, born Lionel Pickens, was reportedly sitting in a car when he was shot by a gunman who has not yet been identified.
At 5am on the 17th of May 2015, Chinx was shot and killed while sitting in a car in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.

Saturday, 16 May 2015

DEATH ON HER WEDDING NIGHT!!! [True Story]






“After performing Salat Al Maghrib, she put her make-up, wore her beautiful white dress preparing herself for her wedding party, Then she heard the Adhan of ‘Ishaa and she realized that she broke her Wudu she told her mother: “mother, I have to go to make wudu and pray ‘Ishaa”
Her mother was shocked : “Are you crazy?!! Guests are waiting for you, to see you! what about your make -up? It will be all washed away by water!!” then she added:
” I am your mother and I order you not to perform salah now! wallahi if you make wudu now, I will be angry at you”. Her daughter replied:”wallahi I won’t go out from here till I perform my salah! Mother you must know that “There is no obedience to any creature in disobedience to the Creator.”!!

Her mother said:”what would our guests say about you when you’ll show up in your wedding party without make-up?! You won’t be beautiful in their eyes! and They will make fun of you!”
The daughter asked with a smile :”Are you worried because I won’t be beautiful in the eyes of creations? What about my Creator?! I am worried because, if I miss my salah, I won’t be beautiful in His eyes”

Friday, 15 May 2015

EMPIRE SEASON 2: COMING SOON WITH MORE SUPERSTARS





Reports are circulating that Empire isset to return with its season 2 as early as September 2015. Although, the premiere date is not yet finalized, however David Madden, Fox Entertainment president just told the Hollywood Reporter that it would not be a surprise if the series came back mid-season, rather make the fans wait for one year.

It is likely that the Fox series will come back with a 22-episode second season. The final episode of the 1st season of Empire broke the ratings records, as the two-hour episode was filled with action, big revelations, jaw dropping arrest and shocking death, therefore setting up the thrill in season 2.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Johnny Depp & Dogs Faced Penalty In Australia






Hollywood star Johnny Depp is at the centre of a row in Australia over two illegal immigrants called Pistol and Boo.

The culprits have reportedly fallen foul of the law because, as Yorkshire Terriers, they were brought into the country without respecting the country’s strict procedures on importing pets, including quarantine checks.

Now the dogs face a race against time to avoid being put down. They must leave Australian territory within 72 hours, the government said, or they would be euthanised.