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Florida teenager commits suicide after shooting dead a brother and wounding another over argument about food
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Florida teenager commits suicide after shooting dead a brother and wounding another over argument about food

A 13-year-old boy in Florida shot and killed his 6-year-old brother and wounded his 16-year-old brother before turning the gun on himself after a heated argument over food, police said. The teen used a handgun in the shooting in the family’s mobile home, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said at a news conference Wednesday. The three brothers … Continue reading

Jonathan, Buhari embrace each other at pre-elections peace accord
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Jonathan, Buhari embrace each other at pre-elections peace accord

President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling PDP and his main presidential opponent Gen Muhammadu Buhari of the APC have signed a second statement reaffirming their commitment to ensure that the keenly-fought elections due on Saturday will be executed peacefully. At a ceremony in Abuja Thursday, the two opponents who sat close to each other and … Continue reading

Germanwings crash latest: One of the pilots was locked out of cockpit cabin before tragedy
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Germanwings crash latest: One of the pilots was locked out of cockpit cabin before tragedy

Chilling new revelations that one of the pilots of the tragic Germanwings jet was locked out of the cockpit before the crash now raise questions about the personalities and personal lives of the pilots which have hitherto not been the main focus of the investigation. Did one of them deliberately lock out his colleague? If so … Continue reading

Boko Haram kill 50, abduct 400 women and children from Damasak
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Boko Haram kill 50, abduct 400 women and children from Damasak

Reports just reaching us say Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak. There was no immediate official confirmation of the figure but Souleymane Ali, an eye witness  in the town that was liberated from Boko Haram 10 days ago  said: “They took 506 young women and … Continue reading

Ghanaian pastor jailed in London for identity fraud and sham marriage
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Ghanaian pastor jailed in London for identity fraud and sham marriage

A Ghanaian  pastor living in the UK with a false identity has been caught-out and jailed for five years after he forgot his name during routine interrogation by immigration officials. David Antwi who is the sole pastor at Mount Zion Prayer House Ministries was returning from a holiday in his native Ghana when he was arrested at … Continue reading

German plane crashes in French Alps killing all 150 persons on board
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German plane crashes in French Alps killing all 150 persons on board

A Germanwings Airbus A320 airliner – a low cost subsidiary of Lufthansa – has crashed in the French Alps with no survivors, aviation officials and police have said. The plane, flight 4U 9525, had been en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf with 144 passengers and six crew.It  crashed after an eight-minute descent, an official said. … Continue reading

Reverend who? Born-again Kanye West studying to join clergy
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Reverend who? Born-again Kanye West studying to join clergy

Kanye West is a step closer to becoming Hollywood’s Jesus as reports claim the ‘Bound 2′ and “Yeezus”  rapper is currently taking an online course in theology and religion so he can join the clergy as a ”reverend”. A source close to the 37-year-old star told Daily Star Sunday: ”In the past year or two Kanye has become something of a … Continue reading

WTF! Did Susan Rice say late Chinua Achebe who died 2 years ago was buried today?
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WTF! Did Susan Rice say late Chinua Achebe who died 2 years ago was buried today?

Its exactly two years and 2 day since legendary Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe passed away but for unknown reasons, the US national security adviser Susan Rice thought he was buried today and tweeted her heart-felt feelings… Rice who was previously the US ambassador to the UN also served as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during … Continue reading

Fans hit out at posing £40,000-a-week Sunderland player who can’t score goals
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Fans hit out at posing £40,000-a-week Sunderland player who can’t score goals

A £40,000-a-week Premier League striker struggling for goals has been blasted by football fans after posing with his new £260,000 Lamborghini Aventador supercar. Steven Fletcher, who has scored just seven times in two years for Sunderland, suffered a Twitter backlash after the photograph of him with the supercar on the driveway of his home went … Continue reading

Son of former Senegalese president Wade sentenced to 6 years for corruption
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Son of former Senegalese president Wade sentenced to 6 years for corruption

Karim Wade, the son of former Senegalese president Adbdoulaye Wade has been handed a 6-year jail sentence for illegally enriching himself while serving as a minister under his father’s administration. Wade junior who is the chief opponent of incumbent president Macky Sall was also fined $230m. At the weekend, 46-year-old Wade was announced as the presidential candidate … Continue reading

French photographer parades naked around New York to prove a point…
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French photographer parades naked around New York to prove a point…

Erica Simone – a French-American photographer – decided to prove a point about nudity by having herself photographed around New York totally starkers for her book Nue York: Self-Portraits of a Bare Urban Citizen. Simone who is now crowd-funding to raise $10,000 to publish the book says: “The point is not to be nude for shock value. I am simply … Continue reading

Tank blasts Kanye West over Kim’s nudity… Tells him to “Take a seat”
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Tank blasts Kanye West over Kim’s nudity… Tells him to “Take a seat”

R&B star Tank has called out Kanye West over the internet-breaking nudity of his wife Kim Kardashian During the segment ‘Golden Chair’ on the ‘Have a Seat Talk Show’ in which celebrity guests name celebs they feel should “have a seat,”,Tank did not mince his words one bit. He reportedly said: “As much as I am a fan of … Continue reading

Boko Haram abduct Emir of Bukukuyum in Zamfara state
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Boko Haram abduct Emir of Bukukuyum in Zamfara state

Reports just reaching THE AFRICAN EYE say that men believed to be members of Boko Haram have abducted the emir of Bukukuyum in Zamfara State, Muahmmadu Usman. According to a report in The Times, the Zamfara state commissioner of information, Ibrahim Magaji who made the revelation said the traditional ruler was  taken by the insurgents Friday night; he said the emir’s … Continue reading

Cultists kill 8 persons in Port Harcourt [Graphic photo]
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Cultists kill 8 persons in Port Harcourt [Graphic photo]

Eight persons including a military officer were killed and scores injured by suspected cultists during an unexplained rampage in Port Harcourt, Rivers state Friday night, reports say. According to the reports, the orgy of death took place at multiple locations in the Rivers State capital. Five persons were allegedly shot dead and many wounded at a popular bar near the Amadi-Ama roundabout … Continue reading

Video: Watch Mexican police and firemen brawling in public
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Video: Watch Mexican police and firemen brawling in public

The uniformed men disgraced themselves publicly while out to deal with an emergency but why? Only our Spanish speaking friends can tell. One thing is for certain – they can’t be confused over their respective roles as firemen put out fires and police nick criminals… how complicated is that? Anyway I guess its better than Nigerian … Continue reading

Horror! Seven-month pregnant woman’s baby is taken out of her stomach by psycho she met online
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Horror! Seven-month pregnant woman’s baby is taken out of her stomach by psycho she met online

A Colorado woman tricked a 7-month pregnant mother she met online to her house and cut open her belly to remove her unborn child. The 26-year-old woman whose baby was cut from her womb made a desperate 911 call after the brutal attack on Wednesday pleading for help as she was ‘bleeding out’. Identified by the … Continue reading

Drug Confession! Bobbi Kristina Brown’s pal Steven Stepho admits he ‘helped’ her get Heroin
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Drug Confession! Bobbi Kristina Brown’s pal Steven Stepho admits he ‘helped’ her get Heroin

From Radar Online/After weeks of revelations about Bobbi Kristina Brown and boyfriend Nick Gordon’s dark life of addiction, RadarOnline.com can now reveal the biggest bombshell yet: The couple’s close friend and former roommate has confessed to Radar that he “helped” the couple obtain narcotics. “I helped them get it sometimes, but not regularly,” Steven Stepho revealed … Continue reading

Quote of the day: See how somebody on LIB reacted to Mrs Buhari’s campaign speech in Benin
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Quote of the day: See how somebody on LIB reacted to Mrs Buhari’s campaign speech in Benin

Linda Ikeji posted a Vanguard report of a speech delivered by Mrs Buhari in Edo state today in which she addressed Dame Patience’s remarks about APC administration’s alleged plan to jail PDP officials if they win and all the good changes her husband will introduce when he returns to “SANITIZE” Nigeria as she put it. And … Continue reading

Brother of Nigeria’s petroleum minister kidnapped
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Brother of Nigeria’s petroleum minister kidnapped

Somebody must have a personal gripe with the family of Nigeria’s petroleum minister and secretary-general of OPEC Diezani Alison-Madueke as reports say her younger brother Joseph Agama has been kidnapped. He was seized by unknown armed men in Bayelsa state today. This comes five months after Mrs Mdueke’s sister Osiyo Agama was kidnapped. Confirming the report of Joseph’s kidnapping the spokesperson to the … Continue reading

Switzerland returns $380 million stolen by Abacha family to Nigeria
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Switzerland returns $380 million stolen by Abacha family to Nigeria

$380m stolen by the family of the late Nigerian head of state Gen. Sani Abacha is to be returned to the nation’s coffers.  The amount which is about N75.2bn at N198/dollar interbank rate was confiscated by Swiss authorities where it had been siphoned to. The Nigerian government has been chasing the loot by the Abacha clan since 1999 … Continue reading