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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Jesus Christ's Tomb Opened For First Time In 500 Years

The tomb which is believed to be the place where the body of Jesus Christ laid for three days after his crucifixion has been opened for the first time in centuries.

The marble lid of the tomb, which has been sealed since 1555 to protect it from pilgrims who kept stealing pieces as holy relics, was removed for the first time in 500 years.

According to MirrorUK, underneath it, researchers discovered the limestone shelf where it is believed Christ’s body was placed.

A second grey marble slab which no one knew existed which was engraved with a cross believed to have been carved in the 12th century was also discovered.

Life inside a strange Lagos church



Vulcaniser bus-stop is very popular on Akowonjo-Egbeda road in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. Not far from this bus-stop, on both sides of the road, are some church buildings. Boldly written on the sprawling signboards at the entrance of the two front church buildings are “Kingdom of Heaven on Earth.”

Members are decked in all white attires, giving a first time visitor the impression of a white garment church in the mold of Cherubim and Seraphim, and Celestial Church of Christ – but that’s where the similarity ends as this church differs greatly with these two in terms of doctrine and beliefs.
The SATURDAY SUN team had set out initially that evening for an interview with the founder of the church, a man highly revered and almost worshipped as a deity by members. Popularly called King Olutanmole of the Universe, the man said to be in his 60s is always regal in appearance.
Investigations by SATURDAY SUN revealed that King Olutanmole’s original name is Christopher Yomi Jacobs and he hails from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State.

Yoruba Nollywood Veteran Actress, Iya Adinni Is Dead

Veteran actress, Mulikat Adegbola with the stage name Ashabi Iya Adinni is dead. The top actress died today after a brief illness. Muyiwa Ademola broke the news few hours ago online. He wrote: “This is quite sad but who are we to question the Almighty? Sleep on Iya Adinni. May the Almighty forgive your sins.” May her soul rest in peace, Amen.

Mother jealous of her son's dimple, pays £1,300 to drill holes into her cheeks

                   

Mother and beauty blogger, AJ Weir, 44, from Lutton in Lincolnshire who was desperate to have dimples, spent £1,300 to have holes cut in her cheeks.

Aj went under the knife in September despite warnings from her family friends, and had chunks of flesh cut out from inside of her cheeks and then stitched up in order to give her a dimple effect.

According to Aj, dimples are something she has wanted for a really long time and has watched her friends with dimples get their way because of their endearing facial features.
'If somebody has dimples, I will try to stick my finger in their face. It's really weird, but I just love them. I see them as a sign of being cute.'
The beauty blogger had her boobs done before she decided she wanted a dimple just like her 11 year-old son.

19-Year Old Explains Why He Murdered 55-Year Old Who Helped Him Get A Job In Benin

What could have prompted a 19-year-old boy to hack to death his 55-year-old benefactor who assisted him to get a job in order to earn a living? This is what the Edo State Police Command found out as it paraded the suspect, Cephas Abass from Benue state.

The state commissioner of police, Mr Haliru Gwandu who described the incident as wicked said that a 55-year-old man identified as Aniete, from Akwa Ibom state took Cephas Benin to work at a plantation but unknown to late Aniete, Cephas had his eyes on Aniete’s motorcycle.

The police boss explained that after killing his victim, Cephas took the motorcycle to where it could be sold and in the process, he was nabbed.

Moroccan King Leads 300-Member Delegation To Nigeria, Meets Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja met briefly with King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who arrived Abuja on Thursday, for a 3-day official visit to Nigeria.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the king, on arrival at the Presidential Villa at about 1.20p.m. inspected a guard of honour mounted by men of the Guards Brigade.

The Guards Brigade also honoured the visiting King with 21-gun salute.

NAN reports that shortly after the inspection of the guard of honour,  Mr. Buhari and Mohammed  met behind closed doors, before leaving the Presidential Villa for National Mosque to perform the 2-raka’at  Juma’at Prayer.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Groom Flashes Gun As Pastor Asked Anyone Unpleased With The Union To Signify

This has gone viral on twitter, with over 91,000 retweets and 130,000 likes.  According to the person who shared the photos, @TheYoungDevo, his uncle flashed a gun when the pastor officiating his wedding asked guests "if anyone doesn't want this couple to be together, speak now or forever hold you're peace." Lol.

Woman Turns Up At Church For Wedding After Getting Invite Before Realising She's The Bride

This woman was given the shock of her life - when she was invited to her OWN wedding. While the bride is usually responsible for the majority of a wedding's organisation, on this occasion, Mercedes Ortiz was kept completely in the dark.

In fact, the stunned bride only found out she would be the star attraction at the wedding when the doors of the church were opened.

Her husband, Gustavo, managed to arrange the ceremony at the church in Sarandi, Buenos Aires, Argentina, without his wife suspecting a thing.

Mall Of America Introduces Black Santa For The First Time

A black Santa Claus has made the trek from the North Pole to the biggest mall in America for the first time ever this Christmas.

Larry Jefferson will spend four days bringing cheer to children at the Mall of America in Minnesota, becoming the first Santa of color to take part in the seasonal celebrations.

Santa Larry traveled to Minneapolis - presumably by reindeer-drawn sleigh - to take part in the massive event. But despite the extra attention he receives, Larry says he is just another of Santa's many helpers.

'It’s no big deal, I’m still Santa, I just happen to be a Santa of Color.'

You Are Tacky, Tasteless & The New Madonna, Piers Morgan Tells Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey once kept me waiting all day.

I can remember it now: every single one of the long, tedious, 12 hours that I was held virtual hostage in my dressing room while Her Majesty played up like a tantrum-prone toddler who’d had her pacifier removed.

She’d been booked to do a two-minute performance on America’s Got Talent, but refused to sing live.

So the judges, including me and Sharon Osbourne, were hauled in on our day off just so she could pre-tape her song.

Ex-YABATECH Bursar Remanded For Leaking College’s Secret

The Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions has arraigned a former Bursar of the Yaba College of Technology, Mr. Olugbenga Ibirogba, for allegedly leaking classified information on the college to media houses including Sahara News, Osun Defender, Premium Times and Global News Magazine in 2013.

Ibirogba was arraigned on eight counts alongside Charles Akharayi for allegedly disclosing YABATECH’s classified information on February 6, 2013 as part of several threat letters, which they allegedly circulated against the person of the rector of the college, Dr. Margaret Ladipo.

A report by YABATECH, dated November 29, 2016, indicated that the defendants were arraigned before Justice A.A. Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, after their preliminary objection challenging the court’s jurisdiction was dismissed.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Teacher arrested for breaking the jaw and removing two teeth of 7yr old pupil (photo)

A man who looks more like a thug than a teacher has been arrested after he allegedly battered a 7 year old boy. Read the report from MediaTakeOut.com below...
According to reports, 25-year-old Timothy Randall Korr, was teaching the 7 year old boy – when he became “disruptive”. Timothy began physically restraining the young man, and took him to the principal’s office.

Watch As Nigerian Singer Ruffcoin Plays His Song For Gov. Ikpeazu Privately

V12 Music has released the much anticipated album, Made In Aba (MIA) by its artist Ruffcoin. The album was released globally on the 1st of December 2016.

The album and its title, Made In Aba, which  is a tribute to the much known productive spirit of the Aba region promises to find much comfort and acceptance in the earbuds of Nigerian music lovers home and abroad.

Scientists wants to break new grounds by making babies that has the gene of three people

It is time to start making babies from three people, according to scientists advising the UK's fertility regulator.

The move has been described as "historic", and the regulator will make its decision next month.

Doctors want to make babies from three people to prevent diseases that starve the body of energy, leading to brain damage, muscle wasting and heart failure.

However, fresh evidence suggests it will fail in one in eight pregnancies.

Three-person IVF replaces the defective power packs in the mother's egg - called mitochondria - with healthy ones from a donor woman.

Less Than Two Months After Split With James Packer, Mariah Carey Is In Another Relationship


Rumours about their relationship have been swirling for weeks. And less than two months after her split from James Packer, Mariah Carey has finally made it clear that she and back-up dancer Bryan Tanaka are much more than just friends.

The 46-year-old confirmed her romance with the 33-year-old choreographer when they were spotted piling on the PDA at the beach in Maui, Hawaii on Monday.

Four Alaba Thieves Apprehended

Luck has run out on four members of a robbery gang who allegedly break shops in the Alaba International Market, Lagos State.

Punch Metro learnt that the modus operandi of the syndicate was to destroy padlocks of their target shops by pouring acid on them.

It was gathered that the suspects –Tochukwu Akorisa, Ndubuise Egwuatuonwu, Ifeanyi Eze and Aboi Rufus – had attacked a warehouse in the market, stealing 427 cartons of electric bulbs valued at N19.1m.

The shop owner was said to have reported the incident to the police, leading to the arrest of one Tona Nwenyi, who allegedly bought some of the goods from the suspects.

Exes Bella Hadid and The Weekend Had Run-In On Stage During the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

20 year old model, Bella Hadid strutted her stuff at the Victoria Secrets Fashion Show in Paris while her ex-boyfriend, The Weeknd performed his new song 'Starboy' on stage. You could see the look of 'longing' on Bella's face as she looked at her ex and touched him when she walked past him. You could also see The Weeknd 'eating her up' as he sang. Earlier in the day, Bella was seen looking at a photo on her phone, of herself and The Weeknd kissing, while she was on the plane to Paris. Bella and The Weeknd broke up last month after dating for a year. More photos and a video after the cut...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Saudi Prince wants women to be allowed to drive theirselves

An outspoken billionaire Saudi prince wants an "urgent" end to his country's ban on women driving, saying overturning the law was a matter of women's rights and economic necessity.

"Stop the debate: Time for women to drive," Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said on his official Twitter account, @Alwaleed_Talal.

Alwaleed is an unusually outspoken member of the Saudi royal family who holds no political posts but chairs Kingdom Holding Co., which has interests including US banking giant Citigroup and the Euro Disney theme park.

World’s Oldest Living Person, Marks 117th Birthday

Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest living person, marked her 117th birthday today, blowing out all the candles on her cake.

Beaming at the attention, Morano took in the festivities for her milestone celebration sitting in an armchair in her one-room apartment in the northern town of Verbania, joined by her two elderly nieces, a pair of caregivers and her long-time physician.

She received a greeting from Italy’s president, read by an official, wishing her “serenity and good healthy,” and appeared for a brief live broadcast on state-run television. She happily accepted some gifts, including her favorite cookies, which she ate with some milk.

Man Arrested For Using IG Idris’ Name To Defraud Saudi Doctor

A suspected fraudster, Ekperebuike Akadonye, has been arrested by the police for allegedly parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the Internet.

The 29-year-old suspect, who was apprehended by the Inspector-General Special Intelligence Response Team, also allegedly defrauded a Saudi Arabia-based doctor, identified as Hassan Alkahallaf, to the tune of $10,000.

Alkahallaf was said to have earlier been defrauded by Nigerians via the Internet on two occasions, while efforts to recover the funds had proved abortive.

Brazil Declares Three Days Of National Mourning for those who died in the Plane Crash

Brazil has declared three days of national mourning after a plane carrying the Chapecoense football team crashed in Colombia in the early hours of Tuesday, killing 75- footballers, journalists and crew members.

Six of the 81 people on the plane – three footballers, two crew and a journalist – survived the disaster. Another footballer who was pulled alive from the plane’s wreckage died later in hospital.

A Reuters photographer at the scene said dozens of bodies were laid out and covered with sheets around the wreckage, as about 30 rescuers, police and military personnel searched the muddy crash site. He said the plane had been split in two with only the nose and wings recognisable, and the tail end completely destroyed.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Lagos Police Arrest Two For Pouring Chemical On Girl, Using Her To Beg

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two women one Amadi and Mama Esther for allegedly abusing a nine-year-old girl, Joy Esemonu, in the FESTAC Town area of the state.

It was gathered that Amadi allegedly poured chemical on Esemonu, which made her sustain injuries in different parts of her body.

Punch correspondent was told that Esemonu was subsequently led everyday by the suspect to a pedestrian bridge in the FESTAC area where she was made to beg for alms from passersby.

At the end of every begging trip, the two women reportedly shared the money collected.

South Korea's President Park 'Willing To Resign

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has said she has asked parliament to help her find a way to stand down.

Ms Park has been facing growing calls to resign amid an investigation into whether she allowed a long-time friend to influence political decisions for personal gain.

She said she would "leave to parliament everything about my future including shortening of my term".

An impeachment motion had been scheduled in parliament on Friday.

"When we have sex, my husband Maje would not cum inside me' - Toke Makinwa

After reading some excerpts from Toke's book, one wouldn't know whether to cry for her, slap her or hug her. She's really strong to have endured all this for 12 years.

Man Pretending To Be A Lady And Selling Sex To Unsuspecting Men Arrested (pics)

Ivan Bebeto was arrested by police in Kampala after several men claimed that he took money from them under false pretenses.

Most of them described him as a beautiful woman who wore a wig, short skirt and make up.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Police Probe Lady For Calling Off British Plus Size Awards

Organiser Linda Koch (left) called off the event on social media just 24 hours before it was due to take place.

Plus size store owner Leila Palma (right), 32, had travelled more than 10,000 miles from Melbourne, Australia, and spent £1,500 to attend the event.

Fraud police are to investigate the sudden cancellation of an awards ceremony for plus-size women after guests were left out of pocket. Organiser Linda Koch called off the event on social media just 24 hours before it was due to take place and instantly closed down her social media accounts.

But after the announcement, the event's website was also taken down and angry guests have been desperately trying to get hold of her.

How Maje Ayida gave me STDs - Toke Makinwa


TV personality Toke Makinwa released her much talked about book "On Becoming" a few hours ago, and it's quite revealing. If and when you do get the book, you may want to breeze through chapter 8 of the book. The chapter is titled "Hurt" and it tgives detailed insight and shocking revelations of her relationship with her ex hubby who she says gave her STDs. Read it below.. 

The rescue of migrants abandoned in the Libyan desert by smugglers

Over 40 Europe-bound migrants, including a 15-year-old Egyptian boy were rescued in the Libyan desert after being abandoned by smugglers. According to International Organization for Immigration (IOM) they spent days in the desert without food and water.

Accountant Fakes Own Kidnap, Steals Company’s $50,000

An accountant with a lubricant producing firm in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Femi Akinola, has been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing the company’s $50,000.

Punch Metro learnt that the company – Eterna Plc – had sent 30-year-old Akinola to withdraw the sum from the United Bank for Africa in the Marina area on Thursday, November 17.

On getting back to the office, he reportedly told his boss that he was kidnapped on the way from the bank, saying  his abductors dispossessed him of the money and his phones. A Punch correspondent gathered that Akinola was subsequently arrested by the police.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

HERITAGE BANK sets to help Nigerians battle recession, Unveils "HAPPY DAYS’ PROMO"; MILLIONAIRES TO EMERGE

Heritage Bank Plc is set to introduce a promo tagged, ‘Happy Days Promo’ to empower and reward its teeming loyal customers.

The promo which is additionally designed to encourage savings at this period of tight economic situation will see the emergence of a winner of a brand new car and a handful of millionaires from across the country when it kicks off in full swing next week (December 1, 2016).

APC’s Rotimi Akeredolu Becomes Ondo State Governor-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the November 26, 2016 governorship election in Ondo State.

According to Prof. Ganiyu Ambali, INEC Returning Officer, Mr. Akeredolu defeated two major opponents, Eyitayo Jegede of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), to clinch victory.

INEC disclosed during the collation of results from 18 local government areas in the state that the victorious Mr. Akeredolu scored 244, 842 votes in the election while Mr. Oke won 126, 889 votes and Mr. Jegede 150,380 votes.

Mr. Akeredolu, a lawyer by profession. We say big congrats to him.

Comedian Basketmouth buries his mum

Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha a.k.a Basketmouth's mother has been laid to rest. She passed away onOctober 3rd after a brief illness and was buried this weekend in Abia State. May her soul continue to rest in peace, amen. More photos after the cut...

Beyonce is running for mayor of Los Angeles?

If this story is true, how will she have the time to run the office? Read the report from MTO below...
MediaTakeOut.com has exclusive learned that Beyonce Knowles, international superstar, wife to Jay Z, and mother to Blue Ivy is preparing to run for Mayor of Los Angeles. This is not a rumor, we confirmed the report with people close to Beyonce.
We spoke exclusively to a very well connected insider, who tells us that Bey has already hired political consultants and is taking preliminary steps to run as early as 2018.