Thursday 28 January 2016
Tuesday 26 January 2016
A 15-year-old asylum seeker has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a refugee centre worker was stabbed to death in Sweden. Alexandra Mezher (pictured above) was killed yesterday, January 25, while working at the refugee centre for unaccompanied minors in the town of Molndal, near Gothenburg. Sweden is a prime destination for refugees, and took in more than 160,000 asylum seekers in 2015..
The suspect, who was staying at the centre for 14 to 17-year-olds, was reportedly held down by other residents and employees until police arrived. Police in Sweden said the 22-year-old victim, who was originally from Lebanon, was taken to hospital for treatment but succumbed to her wounds.
Monday 25 January 2016
Celine Dion led hundreds of mourners in an emotional final farewell to her late husband René Angélil on Friday.
The heartbroken singer elegantly dressed in a black full-sleeve dress and a long black veil managed to maintain her composure for the touching ceremony remembering the showbiz manager at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal.
She was joined by her three children. Older son René Charles, 14, escorted his elderly grandmother Thérèse, 88, into the service, while Celine walked in gripping the hands of her twin five-year-old sons Nelson and Eddy,
A huge number of well-wishers also gathered for the 'national funeral' service - filling the aisles of the church and the area outside.
Sunday 24 January 2016
Award winning singer/actor Oscar winner on Monday night rescued a driver from a burning vehicle after he found the flaming car overturned by his front gate..
The 48 Oscar winner wasted no time after calling 911, he took matters into his own hands, unbuckling the 32 year old driver Brett Kyle and dragging him to safety.
He is said to have been aided by another unidentified man..
Cops said driver was in a 2007 Toyota Tacoma when he traveled through a drainage ditch, struck a pipe encased in concrete and rolled multiple times.
An incident report obtained by The News said:
The actor then narrates how he and the unidentified man saved the driver to ABC7:
Saturday 23 January 2016
In an interview on TV show “Fox and Friends”,U.S presidential candidate, Donald Trump has expressed his opinion on about celebrities boycotting the 2016 Oscars over the lack of black nominees..
Trump, along side Stacey Dash, shared his opinion on when both guests had been asked about their thoughts on celebrities boycotting the Oscar awards because the blacks had not been nominated for 2 years in a row.
“I think it’s a tough situation. I think it’s really sad, I saw somebody on your show today say, ‘Well, what do we do with BET?
Friday 22 January 2016
A young lottery winner has been murdered during a robbery at his home.
Craigory Burch Jr, 20, scooped almost half a million dollars in the Georgia state lottery Fatasy5 draw in November.
On Thursday night, armed raiders broken into Burch's home, where he was with his girlfriend and children, WALB reported.
The three masked robbers burst into the property and held Burch at gunpoint and demanded his wallet, girlfriend Jasmine Hendricks said.
Tuesday 19 January 2016
A member of the House of Representatives, Umar Yakubu Barde has advocated for the amputation of hands of those found guilty of stealing from the Nation's treasury. Speaking in an interactive session with the some journalist in Kaduna state yesterday January 18th, Barde who is a PDP member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency of Kaduna State, said those who stole in millions of Naira should have their hands amputated, while those who looted in billions of Naira should be hanged to death.
He called for special court rather than the conventional courts, saying that looters usually use such courts to delay justice.
“I am a believer of the fact that, people should be punished for whatever offence they commit. And I am also of the belief that punishment should also be segregated according to the offence. At least, your punishment should be commensurate with what you have done. For me, if you ask me, if someone steals from N1million to N100 million, they should cut his hand. Yes, there is nothing wrong with that, so that when we see him, we will know yes, he stole. And those that steal from
Sunday 17 January 2016
Chief Tony Anenih, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given an insight into the controversial N260 million he received from the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuko (retd), during the Jonathan administration.
According to Reports, Anenih shed light on the money in a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The money is the subject of a probe by the EFCC as part of the investigation into the $2.1 billion arms money Dasuki allegedly disbursed for purposes other than security
Thursday 14 January 2016
Known for his aquiline features and languid, mesmerizing voice, Rickman began his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the late '70s and early '80s, before moving onto British TV shows and Broadway. In 1988 he starred in Die Hard alongside Bruce Willis as the villain Hans Gruber, following this up with the role of Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves. Then, with the Harry Potter franchise, Rickman's talents were embraced by a whole new generation of fans. His performance as the cruel and drawling, ever-hypnotic Severus Snape was without doubt one of the biggest draws of the films.
Friday 8 January 2016
Rick Ross and Lira Galore have untied their once possible knot. The pair announced their engagement a few months ago, but according to Galore, they’re no longer an item.
In an interview with Global Grind, Galore revealed that social media played a detrimental role in her relationship with the MMG boss. “This was my first time in a public relationship, so I was happy about putting it out there,” she said. Given her openness on her personal websites, she said social media began to dig in her past, specifically when a photo of her and Meek Mill resurfaced.
Monday 4 January 2016
When it comes to parents, quality is more important than quantity. Because new research out of the UK shows that kids who grow up with a single parent or step-parent think of themselves as no less happy than kids who grow up with their biological mom and dad.
Researchers from UK’s NatCen Social Research analyzed data from almost 13,000 children and found that children’s stated happiness had no correlation to their family structure. 36% of 7-year olds said they were “happy all the time” and 64% said they were happy “sometimes or never,” regardless of whether they were raised by two biological parents or one. This result stayed the same even when researchers controlled for social class.