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Friday, July 20, 2018

Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption

Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption
Samuel Undenge, a former Energy Minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex President Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail today. His lawyer said that this is the first conviction of a Mugabe-era official since he stepped down.

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Mugabe resigned in November after 37 years in power following a military coup.

Duke University confers honorary degree on Chimamanda Adichie (Photos)

Duke University confers honorary degree on Chimamanda Adichie (Photos)
Award winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from the prestigious Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

She was among the few recipients of the honorary degree from the university and they were all described as “people making changes in the world in very extensive ways.”

Young Nigerian man who survived barbaric attack after being accused of witchcraft, graduates from high school

Young Nigerian man who survived barbaric attack after being accused of witchcraft, graduates from high school
Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Loven on Friday, celebrated the graduation of one of the boys she rescued in Akwa Ibom five years ago.

According to Ms Loven, Asuquo was brutally attacked with machete after being accused of witchcraft and left for dead.
Against all odds, he survived the barbaric attack, mental, psychological trauma and on Thursday, graduated from high school.  Read below:

Lagos High Court restrains John Ogu’s wife from taking their daughter away from the reach of the footballer

Lagos High Court restrains John Ogu?s wife from taking their daughter away from the reach of the footballer
Sequel to the repeated threats issued by Mrs. Veronica Chiugo Ogu via text messages to her estranged footballer husband, John Ogu over their 2-year-old daughter, Ivanna Adaeze, the Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Tuesday 17th day of July 2018 granted several injunctions against Veronica Chiugo especially for the welfare of the child of the marriage.

Two commuters sitting on train fall and die in Lagos, others injured


Two commuters sitting on train fall and die in Lagos, others injured
No fewer than two people have died and two others have been injured when a train veered off while trying to avoid colliding with an abandoned commercial bus.
The accident reportedly occurred this morning on old Abeokuta road, Agege, Lagos. It was gathered that the victims were sitting on the train when it veered upon sighting the bus from afar. Eyewitnesses allege that the victims fell off the top of the train and on to the rail-line where they were crushed by the moving train. Two other victims fell close to the bus and lost some body parts.

Tonto Dikeh apologizes to former personal shopper whose bags she burnt publicly years ago


Tonto Dikeh apologizes to former personal shopper whose bags she burnt publicly years ago
Actress and reality tv star Tonto Dikeh, in an Insta-live session about forgiveness, reached out and apologized to a personal shopper whose bags she burnt in 2015 after they fell out.
The personal shopper had raised hell on social media after alleging that Tonto didn't pay for the bags.

Drake becomes the first artiste to reach 10 Billion streams on Apple Music after the release of “Scorpion” album


Drake becomes the first artiste to reach 10 Billion streams on Apple Music after the release of ?Scorpion? album
Award-winning Canadian hip-hop star, Drake has now made Apple Music history by becoming the first ever artiste to achieve 10 billion plays on the streaming service.

The record was achieved following the release of his latest project “Scorpion”, which has also broken other records including having all 25 tracks in the top half of the Billboard 200 chart.