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Australian Man Drives Light Plane Down Main Street For A Drink At The Pub

3 years ago /

A man who taxied his light plane down a main street in Western Australia’s Pilbara region and parked it outside a pub is expected to be charged. Newman police sergeant Mark McKenzie said the plane had its propeller running, its wings removed and was being steered by foot pedals on Friday. The...

11 Arrested In China For Digging Up And Selling Women’s Corpses As Brides

3 years ago /

Chinese authorities have arrested 11 people in the eastern province of Shandong for digging up bodies of dead women to be sold as “ghost brides,” the South China Morning Post reports.  The custom of ghost marriage, still practiced in many parts of rural China, involves burying a woman next to an...

Police Nab Man For Sleeping With Own Daughters

3 years ago /

A man, Ikechukwu Desmond Okonkwo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly defiling his three daughters. He was paraded at the command headquarters in Lafia at the weekend after his arrest last week in Mararaba, near Abuja, where he resides with his family, according to the command’s spokesman, ASP Umaru...

Woman, 40, Arrested By Police After 'Trying To Smuggle $70,000 Into The Dominican Republic In Her STOMACH'

3 years ago /

A 40-year-old woman has been arrested by police after allegedly trying to smuggle $70,000 into the Dominican Republic in her stomach. The suspect, who has not been named, was detained at an airport in the popular tourist resort of Punta Cana in La Altagracia Province after arriving on a flight from...

Biography Of High Chief Raymond Dokpesi; Chairman Daar Communications

3 years ago /

HIGH CHIEF RAYMOND ALEOGHO DOKPESI, PhD, OFR a Marine Transport Engineer was born in Ibadan, Oyo State on 25th of October 1951. He hails from Agenebode in Etsako East Local Government Area in Edo State of Nigeria. He attended Ebenezer African Church School, Ibadan, Loyola College, Ibadan and Immaculate Conception...

"I Was Deceived Into Drug Trafficking Because I Was Desperate To Perform My Marriage Ceremony" - Suspect

3 years ago /

Some operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 40 year old patent medicine dealer. The arrested man has blamed the reason for his action on the need to raise money for his wedding coming up in December. He was arrested during the outward screening of passengers...

 

No Sex Please, You're Students - Zimbabwe University

3 years ago /

The Zimbabwe students’ union is making war, not love, on a new code of conduct banning students from kissing on campus at the country’s top university. In a circular displayed at halls of residence, authorities at the University of Zimbabwe said students “caught in any intimate position such as kissing or...

 

Naked Artist Who Nailed Testicles To Red Square Cobblestone Cuts Off His Ear In Public

3 years ago /

An artist has cut off part of his right ear with a kitchen knife. Petr Pavlenskiy perched naked on a wall in Serbski Street, Moscow on Sunday where he got to work. According to the Austrian Times, Pavlenskiy was apprehended by police who took him to a nearby hospital to treat his injury. Petr...

Pastor Arrested For Faking As Policeman For 19 Years

3 years ago /

It was a sad end for Pastor Augustine Kadurumba of the Mountain of Solution Ministry, Akesan who was arrested and charged before Ejigbo Magistrate’s court for impersonation and unlawful possession of Nigeria police Identity card in Lagos State Western Nigeria. The court ordered him to be remanded in prison custody at...

Man Abandons Children In Boarding School For Eight Years

3 years ago /

Three children abandoned in a boarding school in Abule-Iroko in the Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State are longing to meet their parents who have abandoned them for eight years. When journalists visited Solid Model College, the children recounted their ordeal, noting that the absence of their parents was...

 

Woman Kills 4-year-old Stepdaughter, Dumps body In Soakaway

3 years ago /

Lagos police have arrested a woman for allegedly abducting two of her stepchildren and killing one of them after accusing her husband of refusing to buy Sallah clothes for her son. It was gathered that the police at CMS Bus Stop, Lagos Island, arrested the woman, Aminat Akanni, on October 9...

 

Indian Mizoram Premier League Footballer Dies From Spinal Injuries After Somersault Goal Celebration

3 years ago /

A footballer has died after a celebration went tragically wrong in India's Mizoram Premier League. Peter Biaksangzuala died in hospital on Sunday after falling on his head while attempting a somersault after scoring for Bethlehem Vengthlang FC - a club based in the north east Indian province of Mizoram. The 23-year-old midfielder...

Passenger Waiting For Flight At Washington Airport Isn't Taking Any Risks

3 years ago /

Ebola fears in America reached a whole new level on Wednesday, when a passenger at Washington, DC's Dulles Airport was seen wearing a partial-Hazmat suit while waiting for a flight. The unidentified woman was seen sitting in an airport lounge, wearing a transparent blue plastic suit, on the same say a...

Former NAN MD, Remi Oyo For Burial Oct. 24

3 years ago /

The former Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria, Mrs. Oluremi Oyo, will be buried on October 24, this year. The deceased widower, Mr. Vincent Oyo, who stated this in a statement on Wednesday, thanked friends, well wishers and Nigerians in general for standing by the family since the late journalist died...

 

Australian Couple Discover They Have No Genetic Link To Their Child Born

3 years ago /

An Australian couple has made the shock discovery that they have no biological connection to their child, who was born via surrogate in India. The case is the latest in a string of international surrogacy controversies, with three new cases revealed in a new report into surrogacy by the Attorney-General’s office. The...

Man Jailed For Six Months For Stealing 34 Cows

3 years ago /

A Dutse Magistrates’ Court, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced one  Zaure Auta to six months imprisonment on a two-count charge of joint act, and  stealing of 34 cows. When the charges were read to him, he admitted committing the offence. Auta,42, broke into the cattle farm of Mr Moses Ayodele in Bwari, Abuja...

 

Nine Girls Die In Nigeria Boat Capsize - Official

3 years ago /

Nine teenage girls died and three were listed missing after a passenger boat capsized on a river in northern Nigeria, an emergency services official said on Wednesday. ‎‎"We have recovered nine bodies of the girls and we are still searching for the remaining three," Usman Ado of Kano State Emergency Service...

 

Man Who Had Sex With 700 Cars Lost His Virginity To His Neighbour's Volkswagen Beetle

3 years ago /

They have watched everything from hippies drinking their own urine to Kerry Katona slurring. But today the presenters of ITV’s This Morning almost burst into laughter when talking to a man who has sex with cars. Edward Smith, 36, told presenters Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden that although he has made love...

Police Officers Fired For Kissing One Another

3 years ago /

When is it OK to kiss a colleague? Two Tanzanian police officers, whose kiss was widely shared on social media, have prompted a discussion about just that - and both have also lost their jobs. A relationship with a colleague can throw up any number of complications, but the two young...

Wife Accuses Husband Of Raping Three Daughters At Mararaba

3 years ago /

The police have arrested a father of five for allegedly raping three of his daughters at Mararaba, near Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Investigations revealed that the man, who hails from the south-eastern part of the country was arrested following a complaint by his wife that he had been sexually abusing...


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