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Islamists attacked a group of kissing couples who locked lips in a Turkish metro station to protest a morality campaign by the authorities in Ankara, the local press reported. One person was stabbed when about 20 Islamists chanting “Allah Akhbar” (God is Greatest) and some carrying knives attacked the demonstrators on Saturday, the Milliyet and Hurriyet newspapers reported. About 200 people staged the kissing protest after officials in the Ankara municipality, which is run by Turkey’s ruling Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), admonished a young couple for kissing in the street. Turkey is predominantly Muslim but staunchly secular, although the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has introduced several measures opponents see as a sign of the creeping
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A lot has been said and written about this beautiful Nollywood actress, Bukky Wright, yet this star actress has never wavered but continued to thrill her fans. Undoubtedly one of the most talented and beautiful actresses in the Nigerian film industry, Bukky Wright cuts the image of your ideal sexy figure with the right curve at the right places, despite her age (She was 45, March 2012). Bukky is very much at home with any given role. This mother of two whose full names are-Oluwabukola Sekinat Ajoke Wright bares it all in an interview. Excerpts: Many negative stories have been written about you in the past, how do you react? Yes, as a human being, having blood running in my veins, I feel bad. But usually, I just think about it for a few minutes and I move on. At what point in your life did you
On Saturday, May 25, 2013, the city of London was agog for Patience Ozokwo popularly known as Mama G. The day was for the wedding of the actress’ son. The wedding turned out to be a great success. The Aneke twins also stormed London for the occasion. Friends, family members and well-wishers of the actress made her day A big congrats to the couple.
Don’t we just love when our Nigerian celebrities set it off and fall in love (or lust) with each other? It has come to our attention that beauty queen turned rapper Munachi Abii is romantically involved with Pop group, L.O.S band member Olade Brisbe better known as Briss. The couple, we are told, have been in a hot romance for the past few months and they’ve managed to keep it under the wraps with only very close friends in the know. We are also told Muna has confided in her close friends, telling them she’s in love with the 18-year-old rapper. Briss, an upcoming rapper started gaining buzz when the Urban-Pop music group L.O.S (the group consists of three other members – Yung, Tomi and Bridge) signed with Storm Records and released their popular single ‘Bad guy P’. Briss
The conflict between the people’s democratic party and River’s state governor Rotimi Amaechi is on a thin line as they have announced recently to suspend the governor. today’s meeting of PDP’s national working committee the decision was announced to suspend the River’s governor who was not long ago elected in a controversial election to continue his reign as the chairman of the Nigerian Governor’s Forum (NGF) PDP also last month suspended 27 River’s state lawmakers loyal to Gov Amaechi. And now it seem’s that the conflict between the Governor Amaechi and President Goodluck Jonathan is reaching it’s final straw with the President having the backing of the rulling party See text of the party’s statement below: The National Working Committee
Tragedy was yet averted yesterday, Sunday May 26, 2013 when the building of a Lagos strip club, Ocean Blue collapsed. The club, located on 14, Opebi Street lost half of its two-storey-ed structure when it collapsed. Eye witnesses say the incident which happened at around 1:20pm startled the neighbours. An eye witness who talked to our reporter said, “I was just on my way out when I suddenly noticed the building crumbling from the top. I really hope no one was injured or has died”. Another witness, Nasiru Ahmed, who runs a provision kiosk confirmed to NET that no one was injured.”They are lucky that it happened in the afternoon, because if it was in the night when customers would have been around, it would have been very disastrous”, Ahmed said. The reason
A father taped up his little daughter, stuck her on a wall, snapped a picture and posted it on Facebook, according to court proceedings. The young father accused of tying up and putting tape over the mouth of his 22-month-old daughter and then post the photo on his Facebook page, was acquitted on Tuesday of one count of false imprisonment, but the judge said he needed more time to decide on more serious charges of aggravated domestic battery. Lawyer Sam Adam Jr., who represents Andre Curry, 22, argued that his client was a good father he was being playful and that the child was never in danger. “It was a stupid thing to do, there’s no doubt about it,” Adam told Judge Lawrence Flood. “But we are asking you to find him not guilty of some very serious charges.” judge
A few weeks ago, telecoms giant MTN wowed us with their ‘I don port’ ad featuring popular comedian Saka. If you’re new in this clime, Saka is a popular comedian who had featured on several Etisalat ads making him a popular face of that brand (Etisalat is a competing telecoms provider). In what popular writer Tolu Ogunlesi described as the “biggest coup since Sani Abacha in 1994”, we suddenly woke up to Saka announcing his cross over to MTN. The ad went viral, it got us talking, Facebook was awash with several caricature adaptations of Saka, twitter was agog, MTN and Saka trended for some days, with record views on YouTube. ‘Great ad,’ many of us said. I for one applauded the strategic thinking behind the ad. MTN and DDB (their advertising agency) I imagined must have pumped hands
A video has gone viral at the Awodi-Ora Estate area of Ajegunle, Lagos State. It is the video of two known teenage boys raping a girl also known in the area. Residents of Awodi-Ora Estate and its environs woke up to the mysterious circulation of the porn like film, showing the sexual escapade of the boys in the area with the teenage girl. The film is the rape of 15-year-old Hannah. The boys, whose names are yet unknown, are also said to be secondary school boys. Hannah until the incident, resides at Dada Onijoma Street and also attended Rebecca Secondary School in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos State. Hannah was raped by the two boys after she was lured into a hotel by one of them. It was gathered that as each took turn at her, the other used his camera phone to video tape the action. In the video,
Not less than 23 pregnant ladies have met their untimely deaths after drinking an herbal abortion drugs from a native doctor to terminate their pregnancies. This happened at an illegal abortion clinic in Delta state. Leadership reports Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, the state police commissioner, who confirmed the discovering of the illegal home, said no fewer than 23 females whose unwanted pregnancies were terminated, died after drinking the concoction. He explained that the detectives arrested the operators who were mainly native doctors and quack nurses and upon interrogation, confessed to the crime. The home is located around Ugborikoko in Uvwie local government area. The suspects claimed they were trained in traditional medicine, especially in the use of concoction to terminate unwanted pregnancies. One
No fewer than six youths were killed, while others sustained injuries after youths clashed during a football match at the Ajah area of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the youths had converged to play football during the compulsory monthly sanitation exercise when an argument ensued. According to police authorities, the clash was between three factions, the Olumegbon boys, Ajah boys and Ilaje boys. It was learnt that there was no winner in the battle as the casualties were spread evenly among the three factions. It was also learnt that the whole area was filled with blood as well as broken glass and sticks after the fracas. According to eyewitnesses, the damage had already been done before the police arrived. An eyewitness, who spoke to our correspondent
Season 8 of Big Brother Africa kicked off today May 26th 2013 with an electrifying performance by multiple award winning South African Pop duo Mafikizolo Who had the crowd rocking to their smash hit “Khona” and were joined on stage by the Mzansi ballet dancers. Presenter IK Osakioduwa made a roaring return to the Big Brother Africa Live Show on two wheels and clad in a sexy biker outfit. Video Vixen Beverely Osu is representing Nigeria in Big brother Africa.Beverely originates from Delta State and says she wants to change the face of Nigerian Entertainment to a more confident zone for up and coming models. While Melvin Oduah was twice first runner up of Mr Nigeria and Gulder Ultimate search.The 28 year old model is also an actor. Beverly and Melvin are representing Nigeria in Big Brother
President Goodluck Jonathan today missed the opportunity to give a speech at the ongoing Special Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU). Two members of President Jonathan’s delegation spoke to SaharaReporters from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia which also serves as the secretariat of the AU. They reported that there was confusion among delegates as well as embarrassment on the part of Nigerian officials when Mr. Jonathan failed to show up in the hall to deliver his speech. Mr. Jonathan’s “no-show” reportedly set tongues wagging as delegates from other African nations asked confused Nigerian officials why their president did not appear to address the AU on an occasion as important as this year’s assembly. The AU was inaugurated
A bus preacher was almost lynched on Saturday morning at Toyota Bus stop, in front of the popular Ladipo Spare parts market, when some condoms allegedly fell out of his bible as he preached the ‘Word of God’. DailyPost gathered that the self acclaimed Man of God was dragged out of the commercial bus and beaten into a pulp before he was rescued by some policemen. According to information made available to DailyPost, the Pastor had embarked on his journey from Apapa and proceeded to preach to the people on the bus, using very strong words like “If you wear trouser you’ll go to hell! The Devil invented Make up! Weave-on is from Marine Kingdom! If you have pre-marital sex you will burn in hell and your skin will peel!” It was learnt that the people in the bus were so moved and some started