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Friday, 29 August 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Pastor Oyakhilome’s wife finally files for divorce in London court, alleges adultery

The dissolution of the marriage between Christ Embassy Church founder, Pastor Christian Oyakhilome, and his wife, Rev. Anita Odegwa Oyakhilome, has entered the final phase, TheCable can report. The wife is seeking divorce on the grounds of “unreasonable behaviour” and “adultery”. She outlined several allegations against the pastor which TheCable cannot publish for legal reasons.

'I never went to university' - billionaire Folorunsho Alakija admits

One of Africa's richest women and chairman of Famfa Oil, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija yesterday August 27th revealed that she never went to a university, saying one does not need a university education to make it in life. Mrs Alakija said this while speaking with students of the University of Lagos during the 2014 UNInternational Youths Day in Lagos.

Photos from late Prof. Dora Akunyili's burial

I screen grabbed this from my TV so please pardon the quality. I'm sure official photos will be released tomorrow. Prof. Dora Akunyili was buried today August 28th at her husband's compound in Agulu, Anambra state. Dignitaries at the burial included Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Information Minister Labaran Maku, Deputy Speaker of House of Reps, Bauchi State governor Isa Yuguda, Onyeka Onwenu and many others. See more photos after the cut...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Liberian president sacks ministers who defied order to remain at home & help fight Ebola

According to a BBC Africa report, Liberia's President, Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson has sacked some of her ministers and top government officials who traveled out of the country for other engagements as they battle the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.

Timaya, Orezi, Kcee displayed Orijinality in Enugu, Warri & Asaba

It was indeed an awesome weekend that the citizens and consumers of Orijin in Enugu, Warri and Asaba will not forget in a hurry. Four parties in three cities simultaneously. Which brand dares pull this off if not your favourite drink, Orijin. Continue...

Photos from a Night of Tribute for Late Prof. Dora Akunyili

A Night of Tribute took place yesterday evening at the International Conference Center Abuja in honor of Prof Dora Akunyili who died on June 7th in India after a battle with cancer. Dignitaries included former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), Former Education Minister Dr Oby Ezekwesili, Onyeka Onwenu, Minister of Power Chukwu Nebo, Senator Chris Ngige amongst others.

Controversial pastor Lesego pictured stepping on his members

Pastor Lesego Daniel of the Rabboni Centre Ministries, South Africa made headlines early this year when he made his church members eat grass (See that here), claiming that eating grass will bring them closer to God. The backlash he got from that stunt obviously didn't affect him because he's still treating his members like animals.

He's pictured above stepping on his obedient members during a deliverance service recently.

Photos: Slain Ferguson teen, Michael Brown buried amidst tears

Michael Brown, the 18 year old unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a white cop, Darren Wilson, on August 9th was laid to rest yesterday August 25th at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St Louis, Missouri. Hundreds of blacks from Missouri and all around America including Al Sharpton and Rev Jesse Jackson came out to bid the young man farewell. See more
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Update on the girl whose madam forced her to sit on a burning electric cooker

On Sunday I told you guys about the young house help whose madam forced her to sit on a burning electric cooker because she allegedly wet the bed?  Well, here's an update on the case.

The woman's name is Roseline Uzoamaka and she has been arrested. She was arrested on Sunday night by the police at Kubwa police station who then transferred the case to the Dutsen Alhaji Police Division of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja.

The girl is 14 years old according to sources and her name is Sarah. She's currently recuperating at the hospital. Quite a lot of NGOs have gotten involved and one in particular is planning to take Mrs Uzoamaka to court for child brutality. Sarah is said to be related to the woman's husband and was brought to Abuja to help the family domestically.