Friday, November 28, 2014

Ugandan Househelp Who Battered Baby Arnella, Explains Why She Did It, Asks For Forgiveness

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Jolly Tumuhiirwe, the 22-year-old househelp who brutally assaulted 18-month old Arnella Kamanzi, has spoken out for the first time about what led to her actions. Not like there could be any justification for what she did.

However, she is bringing her plight to the media and asking for forgiveness, saying she was under pressure and the frustration affected her work and treatment of the child.

The househelp is currently in prison, after being remanded under the child torture act, and when she comes back to court on Dec 8, she will be facing attempted murder charges.

Tolu Ogunlesi And Kemi Agboola Hold Traditional Wedding In Ibadan

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Tolu Ogunlesi, a writer, author and journalist well known for his social commentary on social media and in major newspapers, has just had his traditional marriage to fiancee, Kemi Agboola, an engineer. They will have their white wedding tomorrow, November 29th 2014, at the Oritamefa Baptist Church, Total Garden, in Ibadan, Oyo state.

Some attendees at the event are the couple's young friends, including Japheth Omojuwa and others. Congrats to the Tolu and Kemi!

Short Story - The Witches of Okpolo

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By Onyinye Orabuike

I once shared a room with a cousin that killed mosquitoes on the wall. I tried to tell her it wasn’t right, but she would have none of it.

The sight of the dirty blood stains all over the walls made me feel as though I was living in a hunter’s bedchamber, and there was no escape. Each time I raise this with her she would accuse of being a terribly deep sleeper which explained why I could even tolerate both the mosquito bites and their sorrowful dirge.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Samuel Eto'o Marries Fiancee After 10 Years And 4 Children Together

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International and Cameroonian soccer star Samuel Eto’o has got married to the mother of his four children, Ivorian Tra Lou Georgette in a private ceremony on Monday 24th November in Capiago Intimiano, in the Lake Como area, Italy.

Eto'o reportedly proposed to Georgette back in July although the pair has been traditionally married since 2007. They have now been together for about 10 years.

See more photos of the exclusive wedding below.

Police Release Video Of Officer Shooting and Killing 12-Year-Old Playing With Toy BB Gun

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12-Year-Old Tamir Rice was playing with a toy BB gun a few days ago when someone called 911. Officer Timothy Loehman was new to the police force, and was one of the two policemen who came to check on the call.

New preports released by the police and a CCTV video show that the officer shot the boy within seconds of arriving at the scene. The officer believed Tamir Rice had a gun, police say, and he thought the boy was 20 years old.

President Obama and Daughters, Malia and Sasha Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey

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It was a family affair as President Barack Obama and his teeenage daughters, 16 year old Malia and 13 year old Sasha, pardoned the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House yesterday November 26th. See more photos after the cut...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Joan Collins Reveals Why She Married Actor Who Drugged and Raped Her At 17

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81 year old Joan Collins has spoken on camera for the first time about being raped by her now dead first husband Maxwell Reed when she was just seventeen years old. The actress and writer, pictured with him above in the 60s, was speaking to former Israeli Miss World, Linor Abargil, who was raped herself six weeks before being crowned the title.

The interview appears in Brave Miss World, a documentary on sexual violence put together by former Israeli Miss World, Linor Abargil, travel the globe meeting fellow victims.

Linor was raped at the age of 18 in 1998. Now 34, married and with her own children, the former Miss World has made it her life's mission to encourage other women to speak out.

Genevieve Nnaji Shows Off Natural Hair In New Photos

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Genevieve Nnaji shared new pictures in which she is flaunting her natural un-relaxed hair on a night out with her girls. The lovely actress is also giving off the studious vibe with her glasses. Cute!

See more pics below...

Alake of Egbaland - Proud To Be The Husband Of One Woman, 43 Years And Counting

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The Alake of Egbaland HRH Oba Michael Adedotun Gbadebo says he's proud to be married to only one woman, Olori Tokunbo, and so far, they have been married for 43 years. He became the Alake of Egbaland in 2005, and is said to be the only long serving Oba in this country with only one wife.

The Oba revealed recently at a wedding where he was the chairman that he still shares the same bed with his wife and mother of his children, this was after he praised her for being an incredible partner. He said they have a strong bond and he never had the need to marry another woman.

Patience Jonathan Reveals What Made Her Fall in Love With President Goodluck

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First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan is on the campaign to help her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan, get re-elected in the upcoming 2015 elections. She was recently in an interview with City People where she shared the secret to her maintaining her 21-year marriage, and the qualities that first made her fall in love with the president.

Dame Patience Jonathan revealed how they first met while they were at the Rivers state College of Education where she was pursuing her Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE) and B.Ed while he was a lecture at the department of Biological science. The First Lady said what attracted him to her was his religious background, and good looks.