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More than 1,400 Columbia University students are threatening non payment of school fees next semester, claiming the "exorbitant" fees are increasing their financial hardship amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a signed petition, the students called on the school authorities to "alleviate the economic burden on students" by reducing the cost of attendance by 10% while also increasing financial aid by 10%. The students...
A Hong Kong internet celebrity known for flaunting her lavish possessions online, nearly paid with her life after she and her 6-month-old baby were tied up at knifepoint and robbed more than $450,000 in goods, The Sun reported. So Mei-yan, 25, said three men broke into her apartment on Tuesday morning around 11am. They tied them up together with her...
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed candidly about the couple’s suffering earlier in the year when she had a miscarriage Meghan described her pains in an article she wrote for The New York Times. She described how she “felt a sharp cramp” after changing her son Archie’s diaper. Meghan and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, had their first...
A new report by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) has placed Nigeria in the third position on the list of most terrorized countries in the world. The report, published on Wednesday, showed that the number of people who died in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists in Northern Nigeria increased by 25 per cent between 2018 and 2019. Since 2015, Nigeria...
Indonesian child rapist collapsed on Thursday and begged for mercy as he was flogged 146 times for raping a child, Dailymail reported. The 19-year-old man was arrested earlier this year on accusation of molestation and rape, according to the report. The victim’s age was not revealed. The rapist cried as a masked sharia officer thoroughly lashed his back with a rattan...
Argentine legend Diego Maradona  who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 against England and led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died at the age of 60. Maradona told France Football magazine last month ahead of his 60th birthday that it was his dream to “score another goal...
Ahmad Ahmad, the embattled president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been handed a 5-year ban from all football-related activities over alleged corruption. He was also fined 200,000 Swiss francs ($220,000). Independent Ethics Committee of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association said they found that the former Madagascar government official breached his duty of loyalty, offered gifts and other...
The wife of Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday showered encomiums on her husband, saying she will marry him again and again, if life permits. Patience Jonathan, 63, made the statement during birthday celebration of her husband who turned 63 on Friday November 2020. Born on 25 October 1957, she is about a month older than her husband. Speaking at...
A Physical Education teacher from Norfolk, UK, has been banned from classrooms after getting drunk and flashing her breasts in a photograph with students at a school prom. Katherine Lake admitted before a teachers' disciplinary panel she behaved inappropriately with students at a Year 11 prom at Reepham High School in Norfolk in June 2019, Dailymail reported. In Britain, year 11...
A Minnesota judge has rejected a divorce agreement between former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and his wife, citing possibility of fraud. Kellie Chauvin, the wife of Derek Chauvin charged with murder in George Floyd’s death filed for divorce on May 31, days after her husband was charged with murder. Derek Chauvin also faces a lawsuit from Floyd’s family, according to...
Richard Huckle, a child rapist known as ‘Britain’s worst paedophile’ was raped and strangled to death by a fellow inmate, a British court heard on Wednesday. The rapist was brutally attacked and killed by Paul Fitzgerald because he wanted him to ‘feel what all those children felt’, the prosecution alleged. Huckle, 33, who was serving 22 years life sentence for abusing...
The Vatican has reportedly launched an investigation into how Pope Francis’ official Instagram account “liked” a sexy photo of a scantily clad Brazilian bikini model, Natalia Garibotto. The Oct. 5 Instagram photo shows Garibotto, 27, wearing a racy outfit with a caption, “I can teach you a thing or two," and a happy devil emoji. Pope Francis' verified Instagram account, Franciscus,...
The University of California has reached an agreement with seven women for a $73 million settlement in connection with sexual abuse accusation against a former gynecologist of the school. Dr. James Heaps, now 63, worked part-time at UCLA's student health center from 1983 to 2010 and had staff privileges at the school's medical center from 1988 until 2018. Accusations against Heaps...
A Nigerian man has shared a video online, showing the moment he discovered Marijuana inside a yam he was given to deliver to someone abroad. The man was asked by a friend to help deliver the item to someone abroad, but he decided to check it to see what is in it, only to discover a huge quantity of hard...
A newly wedded Nigerian couple has gone viral on social media, after they spiced up their wedding reception by inviting strippers to the event. Guests who attended the wedding on Saturday shared videos of the after wedding party showing many strippers dancing. Check out the video below   See reactions below from some Nigerians  
Two Indonesian men were forced to do pushups on Tuesday in front of police officers as punishment for not wearing masks amid covid-19 pandemic. The incident happened in the city of Banda Aceh, the largest city in Indonesia's highly conservative Aceh province. The Southeast Asian country announced tough punishments for anyone caught breaking the coronavirus laws, including not wearing masks at...
The video below shows High school students fighting. Apparently, the incident happened before the pandemic but surfaced online recently. The seemingly funny part of it is how everyone is slipping as if there was some sort of ice or banana peel on the floor. Check out the video below   School fights between students and even students and teachers are not uncommon....
Horrifying photos and video below show charred monkey hands and captured dogs waiting to be slaughtered inside India’s ‘wet markets’. In a heartbreaking video shared by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA), pooches can be seen tied up in sacks with just their heads poking out. Monkey body parts, including tiny hands, can also be seen for sale at the sickening bazaars. PETA said the footage shows ‘rampant violations’...
A Colorado man who played lottery and won lost all the money as he was celebrating and waiting to turn in the ticket but missed the deadline. Peter Bayley won $1,500 after his lucky numbers were picked during the state's Powerball lottery. He said because the lottery office temporarily closed due to the pandemic, he decided to wait for the office...
An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigating officer in Nigeria, Adariko Michael, on Tuesday alleged that N2.2bn ($5.8 million) was spent on prayers to win the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. EFCC stated that the amount was spent by former National Security Adviser in Nigeria, Sambo Dasuki, and a former General Manager of the Nigerian...
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