Friday , 23 June 2017

Yinka Agunbiade

Trump claims Obama is behind protests, White House leaks

U.S. president Donald Trump has accused his predecessor, Barack Obama, of instigating a series of leaks within the administration and the raucous town hall meetings facing Republican lawmakers across the country. The White House has faced a wave of leaks to the media since inauguration day more than a month ago, …

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Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton is dead

Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton died at age 36 over the weekend. The 7-foot 7-inch British star, who played the giant Mag the Mighty on the HBO series, died of apparent heart failure Saturday, Feb. 25, according to TMZ. Fingleton played basketball in college and professionally before pursuing acting. …

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Civilians to be flown to the moon next year

Next year, two private citizens are expected to become the first humans in nearly 50 years to fly beyond low Earth orbit and circle the moon, aerospace company SpaceX announced Monday. SpaceX, which has been helping the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration develop a spate of future missions, said …

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Klopp hints his Liverpool job is in danger after Leicester defeat

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted his job is in the line if things don’t improve with his team. The Reds slumped to a sixth defeat of 2017 with a poor showing at the King Power Stadium. Leicester, who recently saw the dismissal of Claudio Ranieri’s, put the Mersyside club to the sword courtesy …

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Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 28

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 28, 2017. Punch CBN Pumps Fresh $180m Into Forex Market The Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday increased the liquidity in the foreign exchange market by releasing additional $180m for settlement of various transactions. Guardian My generation has failed Nigeria, says Obasanjo Former president Olusegun Obasanjo …

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New Zealand government counts homeless in tourism stats

The Government of New Zealand has been counting homeless people living in motels in its tourism statistics. Statistics Minister Mark Mitchell has confirmed the Statistics New Zealand Accommodation Survey includes people who are being put into hostels or motels through emergency housing special needs grants. It is used as a …

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Married man shocked to find himself on dating site

An American man, Thomas Peschel, who has been married for decades, said he couldn’t believe when his sister told him he was on a dating site. “My sister told me her friend saw me on Zoosk,” Peschel said. Peschel said he logged into his e-mail and saw tons of messages from …

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Russian team scores 11 own goals so as to meet easier opponent in next round

Two clubs in the winter sport of bandy raced to put the ball into their own nets 20 times on Sunday and now face disciplinary action. The Russian Super League game in the northern city of Arkhangelsk finished in an 11-9 win for Baikal-Energiya against local club Vodnik. It was …

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Crystal Palace fans accidentally vandalise own bus

In a case of mistaken identity, Crystal Palace football hooligans have defaced their own team bus, believing it belonged to Premier League rivals Middlesbrough. The black bus was parked at a hotel nearby Crystal Palace’s Selhurst Park stadium. It was spray-painted in the red and blue team colours with the words …

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Man Arrested After Stabbing Himself To Get A Day Off From Work

A businessman in Japan was so disheartened or stressed with his job that he stabbed himself just to get a day off. 54-year-old Masaru Miura told police that he was stabbed in the hip by an unknown assailant early Wednesday morning.  As police questioned him however, they found inconsistencies with his story, and …

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Fans troll Simi over outfit she wore to Big Brother Naija eviction show

Nigerian singer Simi is under fire from Nigerians for the choice of her outfit during her performance at Big Brother Naija. The ‘Soldier’ singer stepped out in the outfit she’s wearing in the picture above for her second performance at the reality program’s live eviction show held last night, and …

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‘Titanic’ star actor Bill Paxton dead at 61

American actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61, his family confirmed to ABC News Sunday. The Texas native was famous for his work in the films Weird Science, True Lies, Aliens, Titanic, Twister, Apollo 13 and 2 Guns. He also appeared in the TV series Big Love, Hatfields …

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5 risky countries to travel as a woman

Travelling alone is an incredible experience, but women should use extra caution when in these destinations. 1.  Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian women made news in recent years by showing the bravery to protest the conservative nation’s female driving ban, which has reportedly led some of the country’s top clerics to …

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Ibrahimovic mocks Arsenal, Liverpool after EFL Cup success

Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped Manchester United lift the EFL Cup at the expense of Southampton. The 35-year-old struck twice, including an 87th-minute match-winning header, to secure a 3-2 win against a spirited Saints side who had come from two goals behind as Manolo Gabbiadini added his own strikes to cancel out …

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Nigerian newspaper headlines today: February 27

Nigerian newspaper headlines February 27, 2017. Punch Creditors to sue FG over Arik’s debts Indications emerged on Sunday that Arik Air’s international financiers and other creditors had concluded plans to sue the Federal Government over the airline’s indebtedness. Guardian 4,000 Osun varsity students risk expulsion over non-payment of fees About …

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Oxford Dictionaries adds new strange words

Oxford Dictionaries announced the addition of 300 new words, including “squad goals,” “yas,” “untag,” “Kodak moment,” and “drunk text.” The Britain-based publisher said “craptacular,” “drink the haterade,” and “fitspo” also made this year’s cut. The new words include: cat lady noun: An older woman who lives alone with a large …

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Man uses slingshot to take out traffic camera after stopping at red light

A driver stopped at a traffic light in China was recorded leaning out the window of his van and using a slingshot to take out a traffic camera. The CCTV traffic camera footage shows the man, identified by the surname Li, stopped at a Shanghai red light in his blue …

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Swedish politician proposes for workers paid s*x breaks

A politician in Sweden has proposed that the country’s workers be provided an hour-long break to go home and have s*x. Per-Erik Muskos, 42, of the Swedish Social Democrat Party proposed the idea in a council meeting in the northern city of Overtornea, stating couples in Sweden don’t get to …

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Dolphins join surfers at Australian beach

A man filming surfers at an Australian beach captured video of dolphins joining in the fun and riding waves alongside the humans. Luke Taylor posted a video to YouTube showing the scene he witnessed Feb. 17 at Tallow Beach, Byron Bay. The video shows dolphins swimming alongside surfers and often …

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Man breaks world record after crushing 77 drink cans with his elbow

A martial artist from Pakistan set a world record by crushing nearly 80 drink cans using his elbow. Muhammad Rashid quickly delivered several mighty elbow strikes as he crushed a total of 77 full cans to set the Guinness World Record for “Most drink cans crushed with elbow in one …

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