Wednesday, 30 October 2013

WTH: Former Brazilian Footballer "Joao Rodrigo Silva" Killed And Beheaded.

Police in Brazil have launched a manhunt after the severed head of a former professional footballer was left on the doorstep of his home. The horrified wife of Joao Rodrigo Silva Santos, 35, made the gruesome discovery as she left the house in Rio de Janeiro for work early yesterday morning. The player’s eyes and tongue had been cut out and his head placed inside one of his own rucksacks, police said. Mr Santos retired from football two years ago after a successful career playing for several teams in Rio de Janeiro, as well as for clubs in Sweden and Honduras. He had recently set up his own business selling health foods and dietary supplements. Police said today that Mr Santos is believed to have been snatched from outside the shop he had opened in the Realengo district of Rio as he closed up at around 7.45pm on Monday. Witnesses said they saw several men bundling him into his car, a Hyundai i30, and speeding off just before midnight, a spokesman said. He was reported missing by his wife at 9pm on Monday.

Pic Of The Day: Beyonce's Mum "Tina Knowles Sizzles At The Angel Ball

Wow, who ever said money aint good should be shot and shot again (I'm not promoting violence o). Anyway, Tina Knowles stole the show last night at the Angel Ball, showing up with a "faaayne" looking date "Richard Lawson" and also looking effortlessly beautiful at the age of 54. Running to the gym...tomorrow.

Scandal: Kerry Washington a.k.a Olivia Pope Is Pregnant!

Congratulations....According to a USWeekly report, Kerry Washington, like her Scandal alter ego Olivia Pope, sure knows how to keep a secret. The 36-year-old actress, who married NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha in a super covert ceremony in June, has yet another surprise on the way — a baby! As the new issue of Us Weekly exclusively reveals, the Scandal star is pregnant with her first child.

“She’s about four months along,” a pal tells Us of Washington. (Thus far, the mom-to-be has kept any hint of a baby bump concealed under roomy dresses.)

This will be the first child for the Emmy-nominated beauty, who married San Francisco 49ers cornerback Asomugha on June 24 in Hailey, Idaho. According to reports, the couple first started dating in the summer of 2012; Washington was previously engaged to actor David Moscow.

Kanye West Thinks Kim Kardashian Is More Influential Than Michelle Obama...

According to an interview reported on ENews, Kanye allegedly compared Kim Kardashian to Michelle Obama. It’s not exactly a surprise that Kanye West is Kim Kardashian’s biggest fan. The 36-year-old musician sang his fiancĂ©e’s praises during an On Air With Ryan Seacrest radio interview on Tuesday, Oct. 29. In fact, he’s lobbying to get the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star her first Vogue cover.

“There’s no way Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be on the cover of Vogue. She’s like the most intriguing woman right now. She’s got Barbara Walters calling her like everyday,” he said, noting that reality stars have often been overlooked by mainstream fashion magazines. “And collectively, we’re the most influential with clothing. No one is looking at what [Barack Obama] is wearing. Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a [bikini] pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day.”

When his girl landed the cover of CR Fashion Book, West saw it as a transcendent moment. “[Former French Vogue editor] Carine Roitfeld supports my girl. That’s a breakthrough,” he explained. “There’s a wall of classism that we are breaking through.”West said it’s not his intention to be controversial. “That’s not my concern,” he shared. “My concern is doing God’s work and he’ll work everything else out.”

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Nigeria: Crude Oil Revenue Reduces By N189bn

Via VanguardNgr:
Revenue accruable to the Federal Government from crude oil exports dipped by N188.5 billion to N457.2 billion in August 2013, compared to N645.7 billion recorded in July. According to data obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in its Economic Report for August 2013, the amount received by the government from crude oil in August, is the lowest since the beginning of 2013 and the lowest in a one-year period. Specifically, crude oil revenue in January 2013 stood at N591.4 billion, rising to N647.6 billion in February, before dropping to N595.3 billion in March. Thereafter, it was ups and downs, as the figures rose again in April to N613.4 billion; N641 billion in May, dropping again to N559.4 in June, rose again in July to N645.7 billion, before dropping its lowest to N457.2 billion in August. CONTINUE

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Royal Baby: Official Portrait Of Prince George's Christening..

Dressed in a handmade replica of Queen Victoria’s daughter’s christening robe, George was held by mother Kate as the family gathered for a group photograph. The three-month-old sat comfortably in Kate’s lap. It was smiles all round as celebrity photographer Jason Bell, known for images of Johnny Depp and David Beckham, took the photographs. The pictures – released last night – included one of four generations of the royal family. Kate said her son was ‘such a good boy’ on Wednesday.

Nigeria: Delta State Government Loses Bid To Reclaim Ibori's $15m Bribe Money.

It's only in Nigeria one will hear this type of news...
The Delta State Government, yesterday, failed to persuade the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to grant it ownership of the $15million that was allegedly offered to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in 2007, by convicted former Governor of the state, Chief James Ibori.

In a judgment he delivered yesterday, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, ordered that the money which has been in custody of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, since April 26, 2007, be forfeited to the Federal Government, saying the Delta State Government failed to produce satisfactory evidence establishing that Ibori looted the controversial money from its treasury while in office as Governor between May 1999 to May 2007. CONTINUE.

Nigeria: Pilgrim Dies En-route Isreal

One of the Pilgrims from Niger State to this year’s Holy Pilgrimage to Israel, Mr. Amos Peter has been reported dead in transit few hours to the Holy land. It was reliably gathered that first aid treatment was administered on him and later rushed to a Hospital in Turkey but was confirmed dead on arrival at the Hospital. CONTINUE

Bela's Corner: Things Women Try To Change About Their Men But Can't...

These are some of the things women try to change about their men all the time and never can;

Maybe it’s a fantasy football league, or video games, or a beer pong team that meets weekly — whatever it is, most guys have some hobby that seems more appropriate for college students. And they will be really into it, having a permanent email thread full of ish-talking with their hobby buddies, that they check during work, or during date night.

Your just-dumped friend is at your apartment, crying her eyes out and telling you the whole story of her breakup. After you say all the right things, assure her that the guy is the one missing out, and that he probably just couldn’t handle what a wonderful woman she is, your boyfriend chimes in, “He might have just met somebody else.

It’s Sunday morning and your guy is gearing up to go watch football all day with his buddies. But wait…wasn’t there some networking event he was invited to this morning? Of course you want to tell him that his career should come before football and partying!
You can add some more by commenting below...

Gay UK Artist "Clayton Pettet" Plans Art Exhibition To Lose His Virginity In Front Of The Live Audience.

Yeah, you read the title right...British artist Clayton Pettet, 19, plans to invite 100 guests to see his exhibition 'Art School Stole My Virginity' in January. A gay British artist will lose his virginity in front of a live audience when he has sex with a friend next year. Clayton Pettet, 19, plans to invite 100 guests to witness the "Art School Stole My Virginity" event in January in London. Immediately afterward, he will ask them what they thought of his performance. The teen, who's been planning the project for three years, told Metro: "I've held on to my virginity for 19 years and I'm not throwing it away lightly".

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Kim Kardashian's Step-Dad "Bruce Jenner" Was Not Invited To Kim's Birthday/Proposal Surprise Party

According to TMZ, Bruce Jenner was NOT invited to AT&T Park when Kanye West popped the question to Kim Kardashian ... in fact, he had no idea his step-daughter was getting engaged until AFTER the fact. Family sources stated that Bruce and Kanye have never had a "real conversation." As was previously reported, Bruce was not happy when Kim hooked up with Kanye so quickly after she left Kris Humphries.

We're told Kanye is the one who planned every detail of the surprise proposal. We do not know exactly why Bruce was not invited -- whether it was because of Kanye or because of Bruce's separation from Kris. We do know ... Bruce didn't even know Kanye was popping the question until he got a call from Kim immediately after she got engaged. We're told Bruce was Kim's first call, because Kim considers him to be her father.

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Kanye West Finally Proposes To Kim Kardashian On Her Birthday With A 15-Carat Engagement Ring.


Baba God see my armpit, no hair!... Kanye West pulled every stop yesterday to propose to baby mama Kim on her birthday by renting out an entire baseball stadium just to pop the question. The two love birds were joined by family and friends, under the guise of celebrating Kim's birthday. Kanye was rumoured to have asked for permission from Kim's mum 'Kris Jenner' before he proposed.
If you like sit down and be calling Kim names, she is living her life, so live yours...Congratulations to them both #somori.

Dolly Parton Hospitalised...

The 67-year old singer was rushed to the hospital near her Nashville home this morning after a car crash with her friend. Dolly and her friend were both on their way out when a car ran into them. Luckily none of them sustained any injury and Dolly later tweeted from the hospital that she is tired and wants to rest.

Monday, 21 October 2013

Rihanna Kicked Out of Abu Dhabi Mosque For Instagramming...

One of Instagram’s biggest sharers, Rihanna, posted a slue of pics to her IG account of an impromptu photo shoot in front of an Abu Dhabi mosque. The photos were shot by photographers Steven Gomillion and Dennis Leupold. Although sporting the required attire covering her and her lady bits from hair to toe, some fans saw the showy shoot (one photo, pictured above, was posted with the caption “B*itch stole my look”) in front of the place of worship disrespectful. Mosque officials eventually asked Rih Rih to leave the mosque for taking “pictures that do not conform with the conditions and regulations put in place,” they said in a released statement condemning the singer’s photo shoot.

Whether it was disrespectful or not is debatable, and fans have definitely been going back and forth about it. But the other argument is her lack of restraint and judgement from a compulsion to over-share her life. Maybe if Rihanna had snapped a curt photo or two to chronicle the memory, share with fans, and move on to entering the actual mosque (she never went in), the response might not have been so severe. Or if she’d even coordinated taking the photos with mosque officials for permission, they might have complied at the prospect of enticing her followers to one day visit the Abu Dhabi mosque. But the self-imposed, 11 photo event outside the place of worship before even entering the mosque made the singer seem too preoccupied with her celebrity than absorbing the culture.

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Spider Bite Causes Man To Almost Lose His Leg.

I'm officially scared of spiders #justsaying...An Essex decorator nearly lost his leg after being bitten by a false widow spider. Ricki Whitmore encountered a nest of the venomous arachnids while working at a school. He told The Daily Star: "They were quite big, a purplish brown colour with strange markings on their backs. I'd never seen anything like it. It was quite creepy. I'd never kill a spider but I needed access to the corner so I just swept them away." The spiders are related to the black widow, but do not have the distinctive red spot on their backs. They make similar "tangle" webs, which are full of eggs, making it likely for many spiders to be in the same small area.

Whitmore was bitten on the leg but didn't go to seek medical help until a day later. Shortly after being prescribed antibiotics, the 39-year-old was rushed to hospital where surgeons found so much poison in his system he faced amputation of his leg. Thankfully the limb has been saved - though Whitmore is unable to work and is staying with family members to avoid distressing his children. Each day he is visited by a nurse who cleans and dresses his wounds and six months of physiotherapy are on the cards before he is expected to walk again.

Mass Evacuations In India Over Impending "Super Cyclone" Blast.

Nearly 600,000 people have fled to storm shelters after Indian authorities issued a red alert and warned of major damage when one of the largest cyclones the country has ever seen bore down on its east coast Saturday. Officials canceled holy day celebrations and stockpiled emergency supplies in coastal Orissa and Andhra Pradesh states, with forecasters saying Cyclone Phailin, is expected to affect 12 million people. Fears have been sparked after a deadly super-cyclone in 1999 killed more than 10,000 people in Orissa. "This is one of the largest evacuations undertaken in India," said Shashidhar Reddy, vice chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, who estimated that more than 440,000 people had been evacuated. But the size of the storm made extensive damage to property more likely, he told Reuters news agency. "Our priority is to minimise loss of life." CONTINUE

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Bela's Corner: When Out On A Date With Your Spouse, Who Is To Pay For Dinner?

Hello y'all, I'm back again with my questions...When it comes to dating, men are still expected to pick up the check even in 2013. Well, this question led to a serious debate as to who is to pay when a guy take a girl out. Some guys insisted that a girl should pay for at least 2 date nights out of 5. Personally, I think it's absurd to expect a girl to pay for dinner. If she offers to pay, that's different, but if you are expecting her to pay for dinner, then you are less than a man *simple*. And it's usually the broke guys that expect a girl to pay for dinner *BME*. What do y'all think? Should a girl be expected to pay for dinner on a date? Continue to see the research on this topic....

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Man Padlocks His 25-year-old Girlfriend's Jeans

Meet a 25-year-old woman whose jeans was apparently padlocked by her boyfriend who happened to be 45-year-old. According to a report on CNN, the lady called the police on this incident based on her inability to use the toilet after being padlocked for close to 6 hours. She later admits that this have been going on for 12 years now and that she was too scared to initially report it to the police. The man was arrested but the case was dropped when the lady refused to press charges against the man.

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

UK Singer "Alesha Dixon and Nigerian Boyfriend "Azuka Ononye Welcome Their Baby Girl

Please o, it seems like i was the only one that didn't see her pregnant....Alesha Dixon has given birth to a baby girl, she has announced. The 'Britain's Got Talent' judge revealed the news on Twitter, saying that she was 'over the moon' at the arrival of Azura Sienna. "It seems quick because I was hiding it for so long!!! I was in my 6 month of pregnancy at the Britain's Got Talent final! :) xxx," she added. It is the first child for Alesha and her dancer boyfriend, Azuka Ononye. The couple first met in 2006, but their friendship reportedly turned into romance in 2010, following the promotion of her album 'The Entertainer'. Alesha was previously married to rapper MC Harvey, but the couple divorced after he cheated on her with former 'Popstars: The Rivals' contestant Javine Hylton.

Ibori's Case: UK Court Orders A Retrial Based On Lack Of Enough Evidence...

You can say what you want o but i have sha forgiven my ex-governor...Yesterday, a retrial was ordered at a United Kingdom court based on the assets confiscation case against former Governor James Ibori of Delta State to enable the prosecution gather enough evidence. The London Metropolitan Police which is prosecuting the former governor had admitted in open court on the last day of the hearing that they lacked enough evidence to support allegations of fraud, corruption and money laundering against Ibori. The trial judge, Mr Anthony Pitts, therefore granted the Crown Prosecution’s request and adjourned for a retrial after both the prosecution and defence have made their final submissions in the hearing which was supposed to end yesterday. Reacting to Judge Anthony Pitts’ judgment, James Ibori said “after eight years of criminal investigations, five adjournments and over 50 trips to Nigeria, the prosecution failed to provide any tangible evidence to support their claim that I defrauded Delta State. CONTINUE

Sunday, 6 October 2013

UKBA:Government Ends Free NHS Services To Migrants And Foreign Students...

As part of the ways to reduce the influx of migrants into the UK, the border agency is putting up new policys that ensures that foreigners will have to prove that they are entitled to be in the country before they are given access to GPs and hospitals, while foreign students will have to make a “contribution”of up to £200 to the health service. The measure will form the centrepiece of tough new legislation designed to reduce numbers entering the country and put pressure on illegal immigrants to leave. A senior government source said it was an attempt to target “people who have no right to be here”. Restricting access to the NHS is highly contentious politically. GPs will be told they have to check that people seeking to register with them are here legally and issue only time-limited “NHS numbers” — the proof of entitlement to free care — to those who do not have a permanent right to be in the country.

Prince Harry Is Set To Marry Cressida Bonas...Next Year

According to a report on the UK's Telegrapha wedding is reportedly "in the cards" for the red-headed royal, now that his girlfriend Cressida Bonas has put her fears of marrying into the royal family to rest. The publication reported one of the stunning model's friends told them "Cressie is going to marry Harry," adding that their wedding is "likely to take place next year." Prince Harry has made it no secret that he is ready to settle down, telling Katie Couric last year in the ABC special The Jubilee Queen, "I've longed for kids since I was very, very I'm just waiting to find the right person, someone who's willing to take on the job." Perhaps the right girl is Bonas. While neither Prince Harry or his ladylove have commented on their relationship, the couple has been spotted out and about quite a bit recently, with the prince taking Bonas to aJames Blunt concert and out to watch a musical performance of the Book of Mormon in London just last week. Do you think Cressida is the right girl for Prince Harry?

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Bela's Corner: What Would You Do If Your Spouse Calls Out His/Her Ex's Name Whilst Making Out With You

Yes, I'm back again with all my funny questions *bme*...Anyway, while i was viewing Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" yesterday, there was this disturbing scene where "Leslie" was in bed with her newly wedded husband "Richard" but in the height of the moment mentioned her ex "Joseph" name. She actually apologized for it but the husband was still angry over the incident. Do you recon that the husband was overacting or the lady crossed the line with that? Would you forgive your partner if they mistakenly call you their ex's name?

Friday, 4 October 2013

Lauryn Hill Released From Prison After Serving Her 3-Months Sentence For Tax Invasion

The ex-Fugees singer has been released from federal prison after serving her 3-month sentence for tax evasion. According to the Bureau of Prisons, Hill -- aka Inmate #64600-050 -- was released early Friday morning from the minimum security Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut. Hill had been locked up since July 8 ... after failing to pay taxes on more than $1.8 million in income she earned between 2005 and 2007.

Bela's Corner: What Would Be Your Reaction If You Catch Your Spouse Cheating?!

Quick question y'all, what is the perfect way to handle a situation where you apparently walk-in on your spouse cheating on you. #SomeoneWantsToKnow

Father Disowns His Daughter For Disowning Her Gay Son

According to the HuffingtonPost, a grandfather passionately addresses his daughter’s decision to kick her gay son out of the house after he decided to come out of the closet, in a letter. Though the full details surrounding the incident is not quite known, the grandfather tells his daughter that “kicking Chad(his grandson) out of her home simply because he told her he was gay is the real ‘abomination’ in this incident. Stating that "A parent disowning her child is what goes ‘against nature". But the funny thing is that he is doing the exact same thing..SMDH. See the letter below

Mother of Eight Found Guilty Of Starving Her Own Child To Death And Keeping The Mummified Body For Two Years

I really don't know how you can starve your own child to death and feel no remorse about...
via HuffingtonPost
Amanda Hutton has been found guilty of the manslaughter of her four-year-old son, keeping his mummified corpse in a cot in her bedroom for almost two years. In horrific scenes described as disturbing "even hardened officers," Hamzah Khan's body was found still dressed in a baby-gro when police made the "dreadful discovery" at his house in Bradford, West Yorkshire in September 2011. The mother-of-eight showed no emotion as she was convicted of manslaughter by a jury at Bradford Crown Court. CONTINUE

Update: Death Toll Rises To 232 "African Migrants Died After The Boat Carrying 500 Passengers To Italy Capsizes"...

The Struggle is real..At least 232 people died and scores were missing after a boat packed with up to 500 African migrants sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, the coast guard said. Bodies fished from the water were laid out along the quayside as the death toll rose in what looked like one of the worst disasters to hit the perilous route for migrants seeking to reach Europe from Africa. “It’s horrific, like a cemetery, they are still bringing them out,” Lampedusa Mayor Giusi Nicolini told reporters. The Associated Press has the current death toll at 94. Italian coast guard officials said 150 survivors had been rescued so far of the between 400 and 500 migrants thought to be on the 20-metre (66 ft) boat that caught fire and sank about 1 km (half a mile) off the island. The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said it believed there were around 500 passengers, all Eritreans who had boarded in Libya. Almost 500 people were reported dead or missing making the crossing from Tunisia to Italy last year, the UNHCR says. Numbers have been boosted by thousands of refugees from the civil war in Syria.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

New Music Alert: Young Nigerian by RapTrinity(Prod. By MrEbis)

Here is RapTrinity's Young Nigerian Song which features a sample loop of Lil Wayne saying "I'm a Millionaire and a Young Nigerian". Produced by MrEbis. Rap3nity who goes by the real name of Temitayo Apanishile is the third of four children for the wonderful family of Mr and Mrs Apanishile. She grew up not just loving music music but living music so its not surprising, she living up her dreams by being a Rap Artist. She is based in the UK studying Entrepreneurship and Enterprising at Coventry university. She is signed to the Uk based Record known as WeSaints Entertainment and they are doing it in their own little way... Listen to the song below..

Ewoooooo...Nigeria Is 53 "Happy Independence My People"

*Singing* I love palm wine i no go lie, I love my country na true word be this...I'll forever celebrate my country Nigeria regardless of the state of affairs. I celebrate my President "Goodluck Ebele Jonathan" for being strong in the midst severe criticism. I celebrate my fellow Nigerians for always looking at the brighter side of things even in the worst scenarios. I would never trade my birth place for another....Omo, oya lets celebrate the Naija style because whether they like it or not, Naija is moving forward.
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