Police scanner reports one of the suspect’s names in the San Bernardino mass shooting as Farooq Saeed.
14 are reportedly dead and are 14 wounded. Three killers are still at large. “They came here as if they were on a mission,” said the San Bernardino police chief.
Riverside police dispatchers have broadcast a general advisory that the suspects involved in the shootings in San Bernardino may have fled in a black GMC Yukon Continue reading
Hazmat crews responded to a woman’s death Thursday night in Cypress, Texas, over possible Ebola. Hazmat crews responded after the woman’s daughter informed authorities her mother had fallen ill proceeding a trip to Nigeria.
WHO has released a report contradicting U.S. officials assessment of the Ebola incubation period..
In the WHO’s Ebola situation assessment newsletter released October, 14, 2014, it notes that 1 in 20 Ebola infections actually has an incubation period twice as long as the 21 days claimed by the CDC.
Are the Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal over?
Not quite yet. Continue reading
A U.S. air marshal was attacked with a hypodermic needle containing an “unknown substance” at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday.
The air marshal was transported back to the United States after the attack.
“Out of an abundance of caution, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted an on-scene screening of the victim when United Flight 143 landed in Houston early Monday morning,” a statement from the FBI read. Continue reading
Jim Iyke, a renowned Nigerian actor, posted this picture on his Instagram account, depicting him on a jet fleeing Liberia over fears the Ebola virus is spreading in the West African country.
The ‘Nollywood’ star has sparked outrage after posting an image of himself wearing an Ebola mask while enjoying first class service at an airport lounge.
The image of Iyke sitting on green leather-clad seats in the airport’s luxury first class lounge while wearing an expensive designer watch and sunglasses was accompanied with the caption: ‘Not ashamed to admit this scares the Jesus outta me #Ebola.’ Continue reading
The Cannes red carpet turned into a self-serving political stunt after actress Selma Hayek broke the “no politics on the carpet” rule by holding up a placard reading #BringOurGirlsBack.
Hayek claimed the sign was in support of 230 school girls who were kidnapped from the Chibok Government Secondary School by Boko Haram, but ever savvy folks on the internet saw for what it really was, a shameless attempt to get some cheap publicity for her new movie..
A woman whose face is at the center of the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls campaign on Twitter — is not Nigerian — has not been abducted — and did not give permission to have her photograph..
The viral image, which depicts a young woman named Jenabu Balde staring out from behind her hand, is accompanied by text that reads #BringBackOurGirls. It has been tweeted and retweeted hundreds of thousands of times since the early days of the campaign in late April, and has been appropriated for posters and signs that have been displayed at rallies around the world.
A California woman wired $500,000 to a person claiming to be a single man seeking a date on website ChristianMingle.com.
Cops say that the man, posing as “David Holmes,” an Irish citizen working on a Scottish oil rig, plied the 66-year-old woman with gifts, such as flowers and chocolates.
The man used a picture of an oiled-smeared male model on his profile to help convinced the woman to invest $500,000 into the fake oil rig.
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You may not have heard of Nigerian popstar “Goldie,” but to certain parts of the world the singer was top of the pops… Matter of fact, the 30-year-old attended the Grammy awards here in the states, and now Susan Oluwabimpe Harvey is dead…
Her record label said Miss Harvey, 31, had complained of a severe headache shortly after returning to Nigeria from the US where she had attended the music industry’s Grammy Awards.
The star was rushed to a hospital in Lagos, where she was pronounced dead.
Goldie had won several industry awards and appeared in last year’s celebrity Big Brother Africa TV show.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends…