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Saturday, 30 September 2017

As Indian hemp becomes legal, Californians to enjoy mass employment

Recreational marijuana use becomes legal in California in 2018, and one of the things to blossom in the emerging industry is government jobs.

Boston 50 arrested in Massachusetts as part of ICE operation that targeted sanctuarycities

Fifty immigrants were arrested in Massachusetts as part of a nationwide operation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that specifically honed in on “sanctuary” cities and states.
Though Gov. Charlie Baker has been opposed to declaring Massachusetts a sanctuary state, mayors of multiple cities across the commonwealth have said that they will protect their immigrant populations and not use local officials to hold undocumented immigrants in order to turn them over to ICE.

Lion bites Wales rugby player after he tries to ‘pet it like a kitten’

A rugby player was bitten by a lion after trying to pet it ‘like a kitten’ at a game park in South Africa.

Scott Baldwin, who plays for Ospreys, was in South Africa ahead of the Ospreys’ Guinness PRO14 game against South African franchise Cheetahs.

Update: 22 year old UNIBEN undergraduate killed his mum and ripped her womb open because she refused to give him money

Two days ago, LIB posted the sad story of a young man named Caleb Obasogie, who killed his mother, Josephine Igbineweka, in Benin city, Edo state. Read here.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Photos: Army Captain killed by armed robbers two months to his wedding laid to rest in Taraba State

Army Captain Dogari Kefas Apyeyak, who was killed by armed robbers two months to his wedding, has been buried in his country home in Ussa LGA of Taraba State with full military honours.

Senate Approves Death Sentence For Kidnappers

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday, September 28, passed a bill which outlaws abduction, wrongful restraint or confinement for ransom.
Senate also approved death sentence for whoever engages in the act and a 30-year-jail term for anybody that colludes with an abductor.

Justice Department demands Facebook info on 6,000 users who liked Trump protest page

The Department of Justice has obtained search warrants that could disclose information about thousands of people who liked a resistance Facebook page.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Has Washington forgotten about us? One year passes with no US ambassador to Australia

For one year, the United States embassy in Canberra has had no ambassador and people are starting to wonder why.
"It's not ideal, that has to be said," former Australian ambassador to Washington Kim Beazley told AM.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

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PDP Issues FINAL RED Card To Fayose, Says: Don’t Waste Your Money, President Must Come From The North,

PDP Issues FINAL RED Card To Fayose, Says: Don’t Waste Your Money, President Must Come From The North,


Police arrest 31 kidnap, robbery suspects

The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 31 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, and illegal possession of prohibited firearms in Dikko area of Niger State.
The Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing journalists in Dikko on Tuesday.

IPOB: Two Nigerian gangs clash over Biafra in India

There was trouble in Bengaluru, India on Sunday night as some Nigerians took the Biafra battle to the streets of India.
One person was reportedly killed while the city police are now looking for the concerned persons so as to deport them, a source told Times of India.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

'World's heaviest woman' dies in hospital

An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman died Monday morning of heart and kidney failure at an Abu Dhabi hospital.
A team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty since her arrival at Burjeel Hospital in May.

Nobel Foundation increases cash award for prizes

One week before the announcement of the 2017 Nobel prizes begins, the Nobel Foundation said Monday that this year's winners will receive a larger monetary award worth over a million dollars.
"The Board of Directors of the Nobel Foundation decided at its meeting on September 14 that the 2017 Nobel Prize will amount to SEK 9 million ($1.1 million, 944.000 euros) per prize category," the private institution based in Stockholm said in a statement.

Could North Korean, US threats of destruction cause an accidental war?

(CNN)The war of words between North Korea and the United States could be pushing the region closer to the brink of an accidental conflict.

Saturday, 23 September 2017

U.S. warplanes fly near North Korea in a rare ‘show of force’ amid war of words

American bomber and fighter jets flew along North Korea's eastern coastline Saturday in a "show of force" that was closer to the rogue nation's border than any other mission this century, the Pentagon reported.
The rare predawn flight came amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington and follows a North Korean threat to detonate a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
Dana White, chief Pentagon spokeswoman, said in a statement Saturday that U.S. B-1 bomber and F-15 fighter jets launched from airfields in the region and flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.

Photos: Man commits suicide hours after attending a church programme in Delta

5-year-old Martins Ogun from Ebonyi state, committed suicide in his apartment at Sir Najo Oburoh Estate on Palmer Road by Itsekiri Road in Sapele, Delta state today September 23rd.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Lol. President Mugabe slams Donald Trump at the United Nations, calls him a Goliath who wants the extinction of other nations

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe doesn't seem to be a fan of USA President Donald Trump, that is if his speech at the UN general assembly is anything to go by.
While speaking on Thursday night at the ongoing UN general assembly, Mugabe appeared to mock Trump. He called Trump a "Goliath who threatens the extinction of other countries." His statement comes after Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea.
"Some of us were embarrassed, if not frightened, by what appeared to be the return of the biblical giant called Goliath," Mr Mugabe said and claps and cheers followed.
"Are we having a return of Goliath to our midst, who threatens the extinction of other countries?" he asked.

Suspected bank robber shot dead by police inside KZN bank

Durban – A suspected bank robber died after he was shot by police while inside a bank in Tongaat, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.
The 26-year-old man had tried to stab the policeman who ended up shooting him on Thursday morning, spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said.
The suspect had hidden behind a table inside the bank when the police arrived on the scene.
"A verbal warning was issued, but the suspect ignored police. He then produced a knife and lunged at the policeman. The member produced his side firearm and shot the suspect in the upper chest," she said.
He was then taken to a hospital where he died.
"No injuries were sustained by any policemen. A knife was recovered from the crime scene and handed to Tongaat police," Gwala said.
Prem Balram, spokesperson for private security company Reaction Unit SA, said it had been established that six suspects had attempted to rob an ATM outside the bank.
"After failing to do so, the suspects broke into the bank. Five of the suspects fled prior to the arrival of police, however, one suspect was trapped inside," he said.
Gwala said charges of business robbery, attempted murder and an inquest docket were opened for investigation.

Thursday, 21 September 2017

True life story: Desperate to Fit In

I'm not exactly sure when I realized my life was spinning out of control. Maybe it was that night in the police car. I'd just been caught shoplifting, and they were taking me down to the police station.
Maybe it was the night my parents found an empty wine bottle in my closet. They'd suspected I'd been drinking, but when they found that bottle, they knew it was serious.
Or maybe it was the day one of my friends caught me throwing up. No, I wasn't hung over. I was just obsessed with being thin; I wanted to look good for my friends, so I'd fallen into a cycle of binge-and-purge, eat-and-vomit.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

5 Questions to Ask Before You Date

Ever wish you could predict ahead of time whether or not a dating relationship will work out? It would save a lot of headaches and heartache, wouldn't it? While you can't predict the future, you can make choices that will help guide you to relationships that are both exciting and honoring to God. Here's how.

5 Big Lies About Sex

Lie #1: Sex is no big deal.
Wrong! Sex is a huge deal. It ties two people together forever (Genesis 2:24), even if they never speak to each other again. You can't escape the memories of sharing the most intimate act of all. That's why God wants us to save sex for the person we commit our lives to—the person we marry.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu has been ‘abducted, probably killed’ - Lawyer claims

Counsel to the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kani, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has alleged that his client has been abducted and probably killed during the recent face-off between members of the secessionist group and the Military had in Imo and Rivers state recently.
In a statement released yesterday, Ejiofor said since the September 14th "invasion" of Nnamdi Kanu's home in Umuahia, Abia state by some military officers, he has not been able to communicate with him.

Mexico earthquake LIVE updates: Over 200 people killed in deadliest quake since 1985

At least 216 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck Mexico on Tuesday. The quake came hours after the country participated in emergency drills to mark the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 tremblor that killed thousands. Several buildings collapsed,

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica

POINTE-A-PITRE: Hurricane Maria smashed into the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Tuesday, with its prime minister describing devastating damage as winds and rain from the powerful storm also hit territories still reeling from Irma.

World is afraid of nuclear war with North Korea: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

US Senate passes $700bn defence spending bill

WASHINGTON: The US Senate passed its version of a $700 billion defence policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year.

Uganda: Hundreds of Jubilee protestors accused supreme court of stealing their victory

Hundreds of Jubilee protestors held demonstrations outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday accusing the judges of "stealing their victory".
The protesters waved twigs and placards with the words "The Supreme Court stole our victory, "No election = Uhuru our President till 2022" and "Wembe ni ule ule (The razor blade is the same one)" and "Uhuru ni wetu (Uhuru is ours)".

A man was arrested over the murder of a chinese woman in Uganda

A prime suspect in the murder of a Chinese woman was arrested early this month by the police in Uganda. 

Monday, 18 September 2017

'US will pay a high price if Donald Trump scraps nuclear deal' - Iranian President, Rouhani

Today, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that America would pay a high price if US President, Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.

A bus collision accident in New York leaves 3 dead, 16 injured

Three people died and 16 others were injured after a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus and a private tour bus collided in Queens, New York causing one of the buses to crash into a building.

Photo: Suspected kidnappers murder man along the Kaduna-Abuja road, escape with his wife

A man identified as Sherif Yazid, was killed by suspected kidnappers along the Abuja-Kaduna road yesterday September 17th. His friend, Jamil Yunusa, shared the sad news on his Facebook page. He wrote;

IPOB vows to continue its agitation for Biafra despite Army labeling them a terrorist organization

Days after they were declared a terrorist militant organization, members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, have vowed to continue their agitation for the creation of Biafra. In a statement released by their spokesperson, Emma Powerful, the group maintained that the Nigerian Army had no power to label them a terrorist organization. It said that it was only a competent court that had the power to categorize them as such. The group labeled the Nigerian Army as a terrorist group working towards the Islamization of the South East. The statement reads

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Prayer points to manifest my destiny this week

Ø Pray the following prayers tonight before bedtime
Ø Father I thank you because you always answer my prayers
Ø Father I thank You for delivering me from the enemies that are stronger than me  in the name of Jesus.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Prayers against the Spirit of Bondage

If you notice any of the following in your lifestyle or you can answer yes to one or all of the following questions? , then you need to watch out, you are probably been afflicted with the spirit of Bondage
Do you always feel bitter unnecessarily?

Thursday, 14 September 2017

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'

A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

French court bans couple from using ‘ñ’ in baby’s name

A French court on Wednesday banned a couple from giving their baby a name containing a tilde, ruling that the “n with a squiggle over it” was incompatible with national law.
The couple from Brittany wanted to call their newborn baby boy Fañch, a traditional name in the northwestern region which has its own language.

Major U.S. allies in Asia welcome new U.N. Security Council sanctions on North Korea

Major U.S. allies in Asia welcomed on Tuesday the U.N. Security Council’s unanimous vote to step up sanctions on North Korea, with its profitable textile exports now banned and fuel supplies to the reclusive North capped after its sixth nuclear test.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Macron visits hurricane-hit Caribbean

French President Emmanuel Macron travelled Tuesday to the hurricane-hit Caribbean, to join the Dutch king who has expressed shock over the devastation on the worst-hit territories.
Macron’s visit to the islands of St Martin and St Barts comes almost a week since hurricane Irma roared over the region as a maximum Category Five storm, leaving at least 10 dead on French territory and a wide trail of destruction.

ASCSN gives FG seven-day ultimatum, begins strike Sept 18

Friday Olokor, Jos
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria has given the Federal Government seven days to settle all its debts to federal workers or risk a three-day nationwide warning strike.
The organisation, an affiliate of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, said the action was scheduled to commence on September 18.

Monday, 11 September 2017

Chicago teen found dead in Rosemont hotel freezer

A 19-year-old woman was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at a Chicago Rosemont hotel, on Sunday morning.
Kenneka Jenkins had gone missing on Saturday from a party that she attended with friends.

Irma's next victim? Georgia braces for monster storm

Irma's next victim? Georgia braces for monster storm

  • As Hurricane Irma punished Florida with blistering 130 mph wind that turned deluges into horizontal sheets of water, Georgia was the next state in the monster storm's sights.
  • Forecasters say Irma could hit southwestern Georgia by Monday afternoon. The storm could bring up to 20 inches in southeast Georgia, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Gov. Nathan Deal on Sunday added 65 counties to his previous state of emergency declaration, now encompassing the entire state.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Four people killed - including a sheriff's deputy - as eye of Irma hits Florida: Deadly hurricane leaves a MILLION without power and those on the west coast facing imminent 10-15 FOOT storm surges

Hurricane Irma has now made a second landfall in the US, this time on Marco Island close to Naples.
Areas of Naples are now suffering substantial flooding as the hurricane - now downgraded to Category 3 after being upgraded Saturday night - crawled up Florida's west coast.

Pregnant woman set on fire by boyfriend delivers baby prematurely

A man, who did not want to be a dad, doused his pregnant girlfriend in flammable liquid and set her on fire, forcing her to deliver her baby seven weeks premature.

Hurricane Irma Hits Florida Keys as Category 4 Storm With 130 MPH Winds

Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 hurricane and the strongest to hit the Florida Keys in nearly six decades, was making landfall in the Sunshine State early Sunday, threatening catastrophic damage with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour. More than 6.5 million residents in Florida and over 540,000 people in the Georgia coast were told to leave their homes.

Friday, 8 September 2017

5 damaging side effects that come with a pornography habit

If you're a human with internet access, chances are you've seen pornography at least once in your life. It's everywhere, and it's easier than ever to access or stumble across by accident.

Since pornography has become so common, it's starting to be seen as the norm. The side effects are disregarded, and some couples and professionals even argue that it's a healthy part of a relationship.

We hear warnings about the harmful consequences of pornography, but what are they really? We've done the research and compiled a list of five dangerous side effects that come with viewing pornography:

Christian children in Iran told to study Islam or leave school

The religious freedom charity Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is raising concern after being informed that children from families belonging to the Church of Iran denomination in the cities of Rasht and Shiraz have been told they must either study Shi'a Islam, or leave school.
As second generation believers, and not converts, the youngsters have a right to be exempt from studying Shi'a Islam at school by producing a letter from the denomination.
CSW said the letters are now being rejected on the grounds that the Church is an "illegal organisation".

It claimed schools are insisting children either agree to study Islam, or go home.

CSW's Chief Executive Mervyn Thomas said: "It is worrying that the education of so many children will be unduly interrupted until their parents agree for them to study a religion different to their own.
"Education is a basic right which Iran has undertaken to guarantee to all of its citizens. Children should not be victimised in an effort to penalise their parents for exercising the right to adopt a religion of their choice.

"Since education is the responsibility of central government, we urge the Special Rapporteur on the right to education and other key international human rights experts to make urgent representations with President Rouhani, with a view to ensuring the country fulfils its national and international obligations to respect the right of the child to education, and particularly to religious education commensurate with the convictions and beliefs of their parents."
A number of leaders in Church of Iran have faced action in recent years - normally linked to evangelism. They often face charges of acting against the state.