Thursday 22 June 2017

Alarming video shows biker riding motorcycle through lie-in protest

Demonstrators were sent fleeing and a motorcyclist was arrested after the biker roared through a lie-in protest in San Francisco on Wednesday.

Video shared by the activist group Senior and Disability Action shows dozens of people protesting against the Republican health-care bill lying and standing in the street outside the San Francisco Federal Building as part of a “die-in.”

BREAKING: INEC writes Dino Melaye, to commence recall process July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has written a senator, Dino Melaye, notifying him that it has received a petition for his recall.

It is reported the submission of the petition to INEC on Wednesday with over 188,000 eligible voters in Mr. Melaye’s Kogi West constituency signing for the recall.

Trader Padlocks Progress of His Fellow Traders Nabbed in Umuahia

"It's past 11pm, I started hearing some crowd noise downstairs with periodic shout of "Aaamen" as the crowd responded with same chorus, "Aaamen."

I picked up my phone and called someone who simply told me to come down and see for myself.

Superstitious villagers living in fear after sheep gives birth to 'half-human half-beast' creature that was 'sent by the devil'

Superstitious villagers have been living in fear since a sheep gave birth to this creature that was said by elders to be half-human half-beast and 'sent by the devil'.

Many of the 4,000 residents and farmers of Lady Frere in Eastern Province, South Africa, were convinced that bestiality and witchcraft had led to the birth of the creature.

Veteran Musician, Victor Uwaifo’s Hostel Burnt Down By Angry Robbers Because Occupants Called For Help

According to a Facebook user, Pretty Maris, angry armed robbers set the hostel of popular Veteran musician, Victor Uwaifo on fire because the occupants called for help.

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it.

The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the police to resolve the issue.

This Swimsuit Is Crazy, It Would Make Your Body Great Again!

Donald Trump's face has appeared on plenty of merchandise since he has become president, but nothing is quite as bizarre as seeing his 'shocked' face on a women's one-piece swimsuit.

Beloved Shirts, the quirky company behind the viral 'hairy chest' one-piece, is back with yet another swimsuit that will be sure to give beachgoers a double take.

Exeter boys wear skirts to school to protest 'no shorts' policy in soaring temperatures

A group of around 50 teenage schoolboys are set wear skirts to school to protests against its “no shorts” policy.

As temperatures soared this week, some of the pupils were angry that Exeter’s ISCA Academy insisted they wear long trousers.

British Woman Comes Forward about ‘Secret Floor’ of North Korean Hotel

North Korea is a deeply fascinating and rather distressing country. It seems absolutely insane that in the age we are in, we know so little about what goes on inside those borders. The country is extremely secretive, and we rely on those that have managed to get in to spread the word of what they saw in order to understand it.

Kano court refuses bail to 10 suspects accused of kidnapping

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court on Wednesday denied bail application to 10 suspects who allegedly conspired and kidnapped  two year-old Ali Dauda.

The suspects are facing a three count charge of criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and concealing and  keeping in confinement.

Evans may face death as Ambode signs anti-kidnapping prohibition bill into law

Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, may be sentenced to death as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode signs Anti-kidnapping Prohibition Bill 2016, passed by the House of Assembly on January 5. into law.

The law prescribes life imprisonment depending on the circumstances or the death penalty for kidnapping in the state.

Troops Arrive Taraba Over Yesterday Attacks On Fulanis By Militia Group (Photos)

Following the recent attacks by Mambilla militia group on the Fulanis in Sardauna local government areas, Taraba State, more military reinforcement of battle ready soldiers have arrived Gembu town.

Fitness blogger killed by whipped cream canister

The name Rebecca Burger has hit the headlines after she was tragically killed at the age of just 33.

But who was she and how did she die? Here’s everything we know about her…

Women activists call for action against cop asking rape survivor for sexual favour

Condemning recent Rampur incident, where a cop asked for sexual favour from a rape survivor to nab her perpetrators, women activists on Thursday said that strict action needs to be taken against the police personnel for his act.

Siblings stayed with parents instead of let them die alone in Grenfell fire

Three siblings decided to stay with their parents rather than let them die alone in the Grenfell Tower fire, it is believed.

Maritime stakeholders express fears on actualising 24-hour port operations

Some stakeholders in the maritime sector have expressed fears on the possibility of achieving the 24-hour port operations.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that their fears are hinged on the lack of infrastructure at the ports.

16 women kidnapped as survivors narrate ‘shocking’ details of Boko Haram ambush of ‘secure’ convoy

Some survivors of the Tuesday morning ambush on a convoy of dozens of vehicles under armed escort have narrated their woes blaming the security agencies for poor preparation.

The survivors also confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that 16 women were among those kidnapped by the Boko Haram after the ambush.

N50m church, residential buildings gone

The parishioners of the Watchman Catholic Charismatic Movement located at Number 32 Nteje Street, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State least expected that the church which they laboured to build to be bulldozed down. The same thing goes for owners and residents of a building and commercial building located within the area when the two buildings suffered same fate.

The buildings, which were not erected on the road, were demolished under the supervision of detachment of policemen from the state police command.

Pictures : Gbemisola's Album Launch and Worship Concert

On Saturday 17th June 2017 the city of Ibadan in Oyo state was set alight at the album Launch of the lady of song Gbemisola. It was a day of Joy, fun and lots of dancing. The Oloja Blog who was media partner to the event brings you the pictures. Enjoy.

More Pictures after the break.

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