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Nigerian troops rescue 93 women and 200 girls from Boko Haram encampments in the Sambisa Forest; the 'Chibok girls', kidnapped by the militants last year and taken into the forest, were not among those rescued Microsoft identifies a security issue in Internet Explorer that can allow hackers to take control of personal computers using the browser; the flaw affects versions 6 to 11 of the software Dubai International Airport beat London Heathrow Airport in the first quarter of this year as the world's busiest international airport; Dubai Airport hopes to retain this position after a series of expansion projects are completed During the new swearing in ceremony of Enrico Letta, an Italian man shoots and wounds two policemen outside Palazzo Chigi Iceland's center-right opposition party is set to return to power after the country's parliamentary election results are finalized In recognition of democratic reforms, the European Union opens an office in Burma Syria accuses Ban Ki-moon,...

See what a man found in an ice block

TVC E. A twitter user @nazirgaladanchi shared with his followers the picture of what he found in the ice block he bought. A lizard was found inside the ice block. He captioned it "For those that buy Ice-water should be careful especially at this challenging period of heat and lack of electricity." ...

Gangster goes blind after tattooing his own eyeballs

TVC E. A man who had enough guts to tattoo his own eyeballs has been rendered blind after suffering complications. A Los Angeles gang member, Florencio Conchuza Gonzalez, who is part of the infamous Ms-13 gang, also called Mara Salvatrucha, has turned blind after getting his eye balls tattooed to celebrate his 17th anniversary. The young man that is originally from El Salvador and came illegally into the country when he was only 8 years old has lived in the streets for as long as he remembers until he became a member of the MS-13 family only three years ago. The 17-year old man who has been captured on video camera this week fleeing from a convenient store after an armed burglary with accomplices admitted his crimes to police officers, hoping they would fix his eyes in exchange for the information. Police officer Juan Simons says he was shocked to see the young man...

EFCC Arraigns banker for fraudulent loan disbursement

TVC E. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a banker for fraudulent loan disbursement. A state released on their official facebook page reads, "The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 arraigned one Arinze Jim Ezetulugo before Justice Dugbo Oghoghore of the Federal High Court Enugu State on a four count charge bordering on conspiracy and granting loan with defective security contrary to Section 17 (4)(a) of the Failed Banks (Recovery of Debts) and Financial Malpractices in Banks Act, Chapter F2 Volume 6, Laws of the federation of Nigeria 2004." ...

Nigeria’s Enyeama ranked 6th best goalkeeper in the world

Vincent Enyeama, former Super Eagles goalkeeper, has made the list of top 10 goalkeepers in the world. Enyeama is the sixth on the list, compiled by Swiss-based CIES football observatory, ahead of the likes of David De Gea of Manchester United, Petr Cech of Arsenal and Joe Hart of Manchester City. also behind Enyeama are Hugo Lloris of Tottenham, Alphonse Areola of Villareal, Keylor Navas of Real Madrid and Pepe Reina of Napoli.               However ahead of the Lille FC goalkeeper are Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich, Jan Oblak of Athletico Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus, Kevin Trapp of PSG and Claudio Bravo of Barcelona. CIES ranked the players taking into account the number of goals conceded per match, number of minutes per goal, number of passes per match, number of saves per match, number of saves per goal conceded and the percentage of saves. At the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, Enyeama deputised for regular captain...

I was not arrested – Mercy Aigbe recounts experience with policemen

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry has debunked reports that she was arrested by police officers in Osogbo. Mercy, however corroborated that she actually had an altercation with policemen after leaving a movie set in the city. She  stated that although the situation has now been settled, she was scared for her life while it ensued. “Police officers. Those ones came and started shooting sporadically into the air, everyone had to run for their lives.” Read below, more of what she shared on her nasty experience with the law enforcement agency. ...

Banky W, Saucekid reach out to TeeBillz over suggestions of suicide

Friends and fans of artiste manager, Tunji Balogun are frantically trying to persuade him not to take any drastic action following his social media meltdown. Balogun, popularly known as TeeBillz had opened a can of worms about his wife Tiwa Savage and marriage in a flurry of Instagram posts, Thursday morning. TeeBillz had hinted at suicide in one of the many posts he shared, prompting close family friend, Banky W to reach out to him via Instagram. From his comment on TeeBillz' page, it appears the EME singer, who was also his best man at the wedding in Dubai, made several attempts to call him to order. In the same vein, rapper Saucekid, who used to be close to Teebillz, reached out to him via his Instagram page., urging him to be strong. ...

Amosun expresses shock over Senator Anisulowo’s abduction

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has expressed shock at news of the kidnap of Senator Iyabo Anisulowo,  a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and one time senator Speaking through a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Olajuwon Soyinka, Governor Amosun who described the incident as shocking said the government is doing everything within its powers to rescue her and her aide as well as bring the perpetrators to book. Senator Anisulowo  represented Ogun West district between 2003-2007 at the Senate. While speaking with TVC news Ogun state correspondent on phone, the younger brother to Senator Kola  Popoopla  said the senator was kidnapped on the way to her farm at Shawonjo area on Wednesday. The police Public relations officer, Muyiwa Adejobi said the Commissioner of police has dispatched rescue teams to the area since yesterday evening ....

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