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Photo: Police offer £20,000 reward for information in the murder of 16-year-old John Ogunjobi in London

July 9, 2019 Foreign 0

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old John Ogunjobi in Tulse Hill are renewing appeals for assistance in finding those responsible for his death. A reward of up to £20,000 is available for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the murder. …

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Jeff Bezos finalises $38billion divorce from wife making her the 22nd richest person in the world

MacKenzie Bezos, ex wife of the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos is officially the 22nd richest person in the world thanks to her huge divorce settlement.  Under the agreement, MacKenzie Bezos, 49, will receive approximately 19.7 million Amazon.com shares, giving her a four percent stake in the company valued at $38.3 billion …

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Ugandan woman hacks off husband’s penis after he denied her sex as punishment for heavy drinking

Beatrice Acen, a 35-year-old Ugandan woman is on the run after hacking off her husband’s penis for withholding her conjugal rights. Her husband had refused to have sex with her as punishment for heavy drinking. Beatrice returned home drunk at 10pm on June 30 and proceeded to demand sex from …

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Gas explosion at a Florida shopping center injures 21 people

A vacant pizza restaurant exploded Saturday at a South Florida shopping plaza, injuring more than 20 people. The blast flung debris widely along a busy road in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant was destroyed, and nearby businesses and cars were damaged. Though firefighters found ruptured gas lines afterward, …

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Nigerian dies in Indian prison

A 26-year-old Nigerian man, Kumbha Roderick, who was serving a jail term in an Indian prison has died. According to Times of India, Kumbha died during treatment at the district hospital on Wednesday July 3rd.  According to Indian police, Kumbha was arrested on September 30th 2018 by Mathura police for overstaying in a foreign country, …

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How I was detained and deported from Iran – British soul singer, Joss Stone

British soul singer, Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic while on a worldwide concert tour, even though she says she didn’t plan to perform there.   Posting on Instagram, Stone appeared in a video wearing a white headscarf saying: “Well, we got to …

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Computer programmer allegedly commits suicide after securing Canadian visa to relocate from Nigeria

Muyiwa Olushola, a computer programmer has thrown his family into mourning after he allegedly committed suicide by taking a drink suspected to be laced with an insecticide, Sniper, at Mosadolorun in the Iba Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. His neighbours said that the deceased’s mother had gone for …

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Ireland’s oldest person, Mary Coyne, dies at the age of 108

Republic of Ireland’s oldest person, Mary Coyne, has died at the age of 108. Coyne was from Castlerea in County Roscommon, and was the mother of two children, Tom and Pauline, and was a grandmother and great grandmother. Her husband, Roger, died some years ago.   Eight years ago, she …

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Ex-Chancellor, George Osborne divorces wife, Frances after 21 years of marriage

George Osborne and his wife Frances have announced their divorce after 21-years of marriage, with the couple saying they will remain “good friends”.   The former chancellor, who is now editor of London’s Evening Standard, said the end of their marriage was sad but had been a mutual decision. The couple …

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Boy, 17, raped in church graveyard in Greater Manchester

A 17-year-old boy was raped in a church graveyard in a “horrific ordeal” in Eccles, Greater Manchester, police said. The teenager, who will not be named, was walking through the town centre at around midnight when a stranger started talking to him. As they were walking through the graveyard, on Church …

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