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MUSIC: Land of promise - TY Bello

Renowned singer and photographer, TY Bello thrills with this soul-lifting rendition titled “Land Of Promise”In her own words,  “I finished writing this song on my travel to the destroyed parts of Northern Nigeria. I saw first-hand what it means to lose hope and how powerful and necessary hope is in moving forward. This song put hope on my lips and I hope it fires up the same in the heart of everyone that listens”.Download and Enjoy fresh song below:Download Now

The iPhone touch disease.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are falling victim to “touch disease”
It is understandable if your smartphone falls of the table and looses it’s touchscreen.  But with an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus, it is a disease that is causing these smartphones to kill the touchscreen.
Increasing number of cases have been observed where the iPhone 6 and 6 plus owners have complained about how spontaneously these smartphones have stopped responding to touch. Unfortunately for these guys getting a new screen has not been very helpful.
This is mainly because the problem is not with the touchscreen; the problem lies with the touch IC used in these phones. That is, a design flaw is causing the chip to lose contact with the main logic board.
Even if you take proper care of your iPhone, the touch IC can still come loose. You will know your iPhone has caught the disease if you observe a thin, flickering grey bar mysteriously appearing along the top edge of your iPhone’s display.
After observing this disease care…

Why we arraigned man who named dog Buhari –Police

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, Abdulmajid Ali, says the case of Joe Chinakwe, who named his dog Buhari, has no connection with President Muhammadu Buhari.The AIG said the man named after his neighbour’s father and not the President.He said Chinakwe was not arraigned for naming the dog Buhari, but for inscribing the name on both sides of the dog and parading it around the Ketere area of Sango Ota, in the Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, adding that his behaviour was capable of causing a breach of the peace.Chinakwe, who had been released on bail, was arraigned after his neighbour, Halilu Umar, whose late father bore Buhari, reported him to the police.In a statement on Monday, by the zone 2 command spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, the AIG, stated that the case was misconstrued as an attack on the President.The statement read in part, “The case has nothing to do with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohamm…


Ibukunoluwa is a Gospel Singer and Songwriter. He ’s a  man after God’s heart, full of Grace, Wisdom and Love. He has recently released his new inspiring debut track titled "For signs and for wonders".I met this young man about a decade now, while I was privileged myself to be in the same department with him. He is above all a humble man,who was always ready to serve and never intimidated by tasks. I love his voice and his charisma, which can't miss out when he worships. He studied Music Technology at The Polytechnic of Ibadan, He is a multi-talented musician who from childhood has been a constant and dedicated lead singer of the children's department of his parent's church but started his music carrier professionally over a decade ago as a professional worship leader, experienced music director, vocal coach, music teacher, a performer, composer (who also writes and compose songs for live events), a sound reinforcement engineer and The visionary of Creatures Of W…

Premier League full of overpaid benchwarmers

Premier League full of overpaid benchwarmers
With names like Bastian Schweinsteiger, Yaya Toure and Mario Balotelli unable to secure moves due to their salaries, The Sun complied a starting XI of players collecting big cheques despite not playing.
While things may still change ahead of the close of the transfer window, the Premier League is currently littered with players earning hefty salaries while doing very little.The Sun have put together a starting XI of players fitting the bill, with Bastian Schweinsteinger perhaps garnering the most attention after new Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho told the German to find a new home.Despite only being brought in last summer by then boss Louis van Gaal, the German will continue to earn €220,000 a week until 2018 unless a club is willing to acquire his services.Although United have slapped the modest price tag of €2.3m on his head, no side has come forward thus far, making it a real possibility that the 32-year-old will sit in the stands al…

Genetic Sexual Attraction: Mother and Son falls in love, raise fund for legal battle against the state.

A mum and son who say they are ‘madly in love’ have vowed to remain together despite a court order that they should stay away from each other.The 36-year-old mother, Monica Mares, and her son Caleb Peterson, 19, will be standing trial on incest charges in Clovis, US state of New Mexico in September.The couple may be jailed for 18 months if found guilty.However, they have vowed to fight for their right to have a sexual relationship and are appealing to the public to donate to their legal fund, according to Daily mail UK.They said this in an exclusive interview they granted Daily mail online. They said they were willing to risk everything to be together – and had decided to go public with their affair in a bid to raise awareness on Genetic Sexual Attraction (GSA) relationships. One of the most recent high-profile cases involving genetic sexual attraction occurred in 2011 when Julie DeNeen reconnected with her estranged father, sparks flew and she began feeling “this strange falling in …

A sad farewell: Asia's oldest teenager dies at 19

A teenager dubbed the 'oldest woman in Asia' has died aged 19 from the rare condition that aged her body ten times faster than normal.Ana Rocelle from the Philipines died last week, according to US-based charity Progeria Reaearch Foundation, who campaigns for sufferers of the condition.Two years before her death, doctors described Ana as looking like a 136-year-old with pronounced wrinkles from her face to her feet. But despite the difficulties of her short life, Ana lived her time to the full.On her 18th birthday Ana had a princess themed party, complete with a throne and multiple costume changes.Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, often shortened to progeria, causes the body to age eight times faster than normal. The typical cause of death is either a heart attack or stroke She also met her idol Filipino singer, actress and television personality, Sarah Geronimo.  Ana's delight at meeting the famous actress was clear as they snapped selfies. Ms Geronimo thanked Ms Ponda…

George Stinney Jr.: Death sentence overturned after 72years

When George Stinney Jr. was executed for the killings of two white girls in 1944, he was so small that the straps of South Carolina’s electric chair didn’t fit him properly, and he had to sit on a bookfor his electrocution.
Stinney was just 14 years old at the time and became the youngest person put to death in the United States in the 20th century. But Wednesday, 70 years after the fact, Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen tossed out his conviction, which was reached after a trial that didn’t even last a full day and was never appealed. As the Associated Press noted, it took Mullen “nearly four times as long to issue her ruling as it took in 1944 to go from arrest to execution.”
“I can think of no greater injustice,” Mullen wrote in her 29-page order, the AP reported.
Stinney, who was black, was arrested for the beating deaths of two young girls in the segregated town of Alcolu. There wasn’t any physical evidence linking him the crimes, and he wasn’t allowed to see his parents after he was …

Blacks can indeed swim: Simone Manuel makes history!

There is so much history in Simone Manuel's tears the moment she became the first African-American woman to medal in Olympic swimming. African-Americans were prohibited from public swimming pools across the country well into 1960s.The 1919 Chicago race riots began when a Black 17-year-old, Eugene Williams, drifted into the "white" section of the swimming area in Lake Michigan and was stoned to death by white bystanders. The police refused to arrest the murderers.
A hotel in Las Vegas drained its pool in 1953 after the movie star Dorothy Dandridge dipped her toe in the water.  Another pool was drained after the beloved singer/dancer Sammy Davis Jr had swum in it. In 1964, a bystander jumped into a pool at a Florida motel to force out the black swimmers and the manager threw acid in the water during a civil rights protest in St. Augustine. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation in Brown v Board of Education in 1954, a Federal judge upheld segregated pools …

Lagos Police Confirms Genuineness of Mayowa's Case, Unfreezes Account

After its investigations into the alleged intention to defraud Nigerians by Mayowa's Ahmed's family, the Lagos State Police Command, today ascertained that there was no Fraud involved.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, who confirmed this today, said the command therefore had to remove the embargo placed on the accounts, where the sum of N81million and 100,000 dollars, were raised by public spirited Nigerians, home and abroad.
He said according to their findings, the controversy was caused by misunderstandings over the modalities for dispensing and controlling the money between the Ahmed family, the Nollywood actress, Toyin Aihmaku and Life Stake Foundation.
He also added that the trio had raised the money with genuine intent, adding that barring any unforeseen circumstance, Mayowa should be flown out of the country for treatment.

Driver Steals Master’s ATM Card, Withdraws N2.7m, spends it on women & clubbing

A 29 year old driver, Mr. Mayowa Alabi, has told journalists in Lagos how he stole his master’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM ) card and withdrew N2.7million. Alabi , who was paraded yesterday at the Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, said he only bought a Black Berry phone from the money while the remaining was spent on women and clubbing. The suspect was arrested along with his friends, Jeremiah Ibitoye(26 ) and Opeoluwa John(18). The state Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni , said during the parade that Alabi’s boss had been complaining about his misplaced ATM card for some days. But when Alabi saw it, instead of returning it, he kept it to himself. He said: “The driver deactivated the ATM card and sim card of his boss and changed the pin of the card, which barred the owner from receiving alert and even calls. After a while, the real owner discovered that calls and messages were not coming through his phone. “He then contacted the service provider who told him that his…

Attempted rape ends in murder!

The police in Kano on Wednesday arrested a 35-year-old barber, Mr. Shamsu Isah, for allegedly killing a 21-year-old woman at the Karkasara quarters in the Kano metropolis. The Kano State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Magaji Majiya, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano. Majiya said the deceased, Miss Rejoice Isaac, was allegedly murdered by the suspect on August 3 and buried in an uncompleted building at Karkasara Quarters. He said after the arrest of the suspect, Isah led policemen to the area where he buried the deceased after killing her. He said, “The suspect confessed to burying Isaac but denied killing her. He had attempted to rape her but as she was trying to run away, she was hit by a wood on the head and that led to her death. “We invited doctors from the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital to conduct autopsy on the deceased’s body. We are now waiting for the result.” Majiya said the Police Commissioner, Mr Ra…

Queen Elizabeth Rules Out Gay Marriage In Uk- Says “Marriage Is For Man And woman”

The Queen did not approve of the legalization of same-sex marriage.While in favor of civil partnerships, as a woman of deep Christian faith she took a different view on the legislation allowing same-sex couples to ‘marry’. She expressed her frustration to a friend at the height of the controversy, but admitted she was powerless to intervene, saying: ‘I can only advise and warn.’The friend said: ‘It was the “marriage” thing that she thought was wrong, because marriage ought to be sacrosanct between a man and a woman.’It is the first time her anxiety over the controversial issue has become known. The revelation is among the insights in a ground-breaking series starting in the Mail today to mark her 90th birthday…..

UK court sentence human trafficker to 22 years in prison!

A Nigerian woman, Franca Asemota, 38, found guilty of attempting to traffic Nigerian girls through Heathrow Airport to work as sex workers in brothels across Europe, was on Thursday sentenced to 22 years imprisonmentAsemota was convicted on Wednesday at Isleworth Crown Court on 12 counts of conspiracy to traffic persons for sexual exploitation, trafficking persons outside of the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation and assisting unlawful immigration.A statement by the UK High Commission in Abuja, said five of Asemota’s victims gave evidence against her during the trial.One of them was rescued from prostitution in Montpellier, France, during a joint operation by the Immigration Enforcement and the National Crime Agency.Detectives told the court she was part of a criminal network that trafficked girls, boys and women from Nigeria to Europe using threats to guarantee their compliance. Asemota was identified as a trafficking suspect in 2012, but fled from Italy to Nigeria when some of h…

Man, 43, beats up father and rapes mother!

The prosecutor, Cpl. Ayo Augustine, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 1, at No. 294, Upper Mission, Benin.Augustine told the court that the accused had beaten up his father by hitting him with a piece of wood on his forehead.He said that the accused also beat up his mother and raped her several times.The prosecutor added that the accused maliciously damaged a sliding window in the house valued at N80,000.He said that the offence contravened sections 355, 320 and 358 of the Criminal Code.The Chief Magistrate, Mr F.E. Akhere, said that the court lacked jurisdiction to entertain the case and ordered that copy of the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecution for legal advice.He adjourned the case till September 8, for mention.

Marriage to rape victim: Is this a fair rule?

A Malaysian man who raped a 14-year-old girl avoided being thrown in jail after he married the young victim, sparking calls from angry activists for legal reforms on Thursday.A court in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo island ruled last week there was “no necessity to proceed further with this case” following evidence that the two were married, the Borneo Post news website reported.The victim, now 15, was allegedly raped twice by Ahmad Syukri Yusuf, in his twenties, last year. Rape in Malaysia carries a penalty of up to 30 years in prison and whipping.Activists say such cases are not uncommon in the conservative Muslim-majority country, where sometimes victims’ families would rather a girl marry her rapist instead of her name being tarnished in court.But this loophole in the system can give the wrong signal to others that there are no serious consequences for rape, they say.“Over the years we have handled many such cases where the man marries the victim and then divorces her a…