See what a mother did to her daughter for failing to attend classes (Photos)


A cruel mum chained her young daughter to a street lamp post as punishment for playing truant from school. The photo shows the tearful eight-year-old child with a metal chain hooked around her ankle and tied to a large metal post. The youngster covered her mouth and looked on with a sad expression after being left there by her raging mother.


Horrified onlookers heard the girl crying in the car park outside the family's apartment on Wednesday afternoon. They tried to free her but the thick chain had been secured with two padlocks - leaving the youngster stuck for over an hour before police arrived.

She told cops that her 30-year-old mum had punished her because she failed to attend mandarin classes at school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The girl had been locked up for around an hour before neighbours called police, who arrived around ten minutes later and tracked down the mum. The unemployed woman was taken in for questioning and later released.

Millionaire activist James Otis arrested for destroying Donald Trump's $30k Hollywood Walk of Fame star

The millionaire activist who admitted to smashing up Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star has been arrested, but also now bailed. James Otis, 52, destroyed Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame which was awarded to him in 2007, with a pick-ax after dressing up as a construction worker to fool anyone walking past.


 Otis spoke to the media about his arrest outside of the LAPD Metropolitan Detention Center when he was released from jail on $20,000 bail. According to him, he did it to show support for women who have accused Trump of groping them.
'He's a serial liar and misogynist and that's why we're here: to try to address that and help those women who told Mr. Trump they won't stand for it anymore,' Otis said.
The authorities have stated that Otis was arrested for felony vandalism and is due in court on November 18. The charge could earn him three years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.

Photos: 6yr old Effiong lived in the bush for one year to avoid 'witch killers' in Akwa Ibom


Thousands of stigmatized 'Witch Children' have found refuge at CRARN center, in Akwa Ibom. The children were branded as "witches" by church ministers and have been cast out by their families and shunned by society.
One of them is six-year-old Israel Effiong, from Ikot Uso Ekong, Eket, who was accused of being responsible for his father's illness. Fearing for his life, he ran away and hid in a bush for a year before he was rescued by Edoho,a volunteer with the organisation. 
Edoho, himself is former child at CRARN Children Center. He now serves as one of the volunteers who rescue children to the centre.
"When my father became ill and taken to a hospital, my stepmom asked if I knew anything about his illness. I told her that I could not think of anything bad about my father because he's the supporting me," Effiong recounts.
"When his illness took a turn for the worst, my stepmom became angry with me.
In the nights, she'll wake me up, tie my hands and legs then poured wild ants all over my body while asking me to relieve my dad from the witches coven. At times she would tie my hand and legs, began to hit my heads with sticks and electrical wires.
She stopped giving me food and locked me out of the house. I went and told the neighbors living close to us. She said she could not allow me to stay with her because my stepmother will be angry with her.
"The people living around us began to hate me and asked not to come close to their children. I went and slept in the village town hall. One night, some men came and saw me there, they brought me out and asked me to dance as witches. When I told them that I didn't know witches dance, they used sticks and matches to beat me. A man who was passing by came and told them not kill me. They left me and warned me not come there again. I went and stayed in a bush and be coming out in the night to pick up leftover from the market garbage
"One day, I was tired and slept off in the market, a boy by name Edoho came and saw me there and told me he would come back and take me to a safe place where other children like me are living. I told him where I normally stay in the bush. 
Yesterday, he came and took me the CRARN Children Center, Eket. I'm very glad to stay here because I would go to school again and sleep without fear of the unknown."

International Business Times UK features Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky


Nigerian male barbie, skin bleaching enthusiast and cross dresser, Bobrisky has crossed over to International media. He was featured in an article for the Business Times UK. Read excerpts below.

Idris Bobrisky Okuneye: Who is 'Africa's first male Barbie'?
Okuneye is a Nigerian citizen renowned for his widespread use of social media app SnapChat, where he posts content under the name Bobrisky. He is know to many as "Africa's first fale Barbie" due to his flamboyant appearance and use of make-up.
He defines himself as "a cross dresser", a person who wears items usually worn by people from the opposite sex. Although some people believe Okuneye is gay, he denied the claims in several interviews with Nigerian media.

It is believed Bobrisky, who calls himself 'Snapchat King', lives in Lekki, Lagos state. He once claimed his partner, to whom he refers as "bae", gave him 7 million naira (£18,264; $22,239) to celebrate his birthday in August.

Bobrisky, who bleaches his skin and has his own line of skin-bleaching products, said he sells around four cream tubs daily, at the price of N100k (£261; $317) each. "I don't care about what people think. I am just myself. Bobrisky is himself," says Bobrisky, who also states that he has at least 90,000 views on Snapchat.
Earlier this year, he came under fire for puclicly supporting Nigerian anti-gay laws. He later apologized to Nigerian LGBT activist Bisi Alimi over his comments.

Alex Iwobi impresses me - Sir Alex Ferguson says


Legendary football coach Sir Alex Ferguson has given his endorsement of the talent of young Super Eagles attacker Alex Iwobi while also posturing Arsenal, Iwobi's club, as premier league title challengers this season.




Arsenal sit pretty good at the upper echelon of the EPL table and Iwobi has been instrumental providing 3 assists so far, and Sir Alex Ferguson, who won a record 13 Premier League titles as United manager, believes Iwobi has helped to make Arsenal more competitive.
"You shouldn't forget Arsenal (in the title race)," Ferguson said in an interview with German magazine, Kicker.
"The team is more sturdy, they've got better and more aggressive. I'm impressed with the young boy Iwobi."
He also praised Liverpool's manager Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho and gave his say on who he thought were title challengers..
"It can happen that big clubs lose it (their identity). For two decades, Liverpool changed managers without building their own identity.
"You can now well and truly sense that you have to count them in this year. You can see Klopp's dedication on the sideline - I'm convinced his work in training is similar. He's a strong personality. That's absolutely vital at a big club."
"I think there are five potential candidates," he said. "Manchester City as favourites, Tottenham and Liverpool, but also United are still there if we get some consistency soon. Even when you are trailing by six, eight points, it's still possible to catch one or two teams.
"Guardiola's skills are beyond debate, Antonio Conte is getting Chelsea on track, but Mourinho can also rival Guardiola - he's won the Champions League with two different clubs and titles in three different countries.
"For my money Mauricio Pochettino has fantastic potential. Spurs have a good mix of youth and experience. Top players like [Harry] Kane or [Eric] Dier were injured but they're still in a good position."

Lagos Fashion Fair 2016 - The biggest ready to wear exhibition in Africa is here!


Are you a fashionista, shopperholic, trendsetter, celebrity, fashion icon, stylist or none of these but you wear clothes?

Introducing the Lagos Fashion Fair 2016, the biggest ready to wear international fashion fair in this part of the world!

This event offers an opportunity for designers, fashion professionals, boutique owners, stylists, fashion retailers, models, trendsetters and consumers to interact, network and build business relationships with our Nigerian and European exhibitors.

This year’s event will also feature loads of entertainment activities like runway shows, musical performances, freebies, raffle draw and more!
Plus, we have a very special raffle draw strictly for our social media followers. Prices to be won include sewing machines, washing machines, steam irons, tabs, microwave, power bank and lots more. To participate in the draws, follow us on twitter and instagram; @lagos_fashion and like our Facebook page; facebook.com/LagosFashionInternationalFair and then send your number to 08164757423 and we will send you your raffle draw code! The draws will be done daily during the Exhibition from Monday, October 31st 2016 to Wednesday, November 2nd 2016 at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.

Over 100 exhibitors from around the world have been confirmed for this event including fashion brands like Regalia by FAL, Modella, Jeanne D’arc, Daviva, Gbemisoke Shoes, Em Bruto by VJ Adams, Mondo Tekstil, Kola Kudus, Temelli San. Ve Tic., Josh Amor, JM Clothing, Kymo-Kr8tiv-Fashion, Grace Hats and Ideal Tekstil.

And the juiciest part is, it is absolutely FREE for visitors throughout the 3-day event, so there’s no excuse not to spice up your style!

This event is organized by Meridyen International Fair Organization in partnership with Atlantic Exhibition, powered by Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Economy with support from Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN).

For more information visit www.fashionfairlagos.com or call 07038052260, 08164757423
For details on the social media raffle draw, please call: 08164757423.

Meet the Nigerian surgeon who removed baby from mother's womb, operated on her tumor & returned her back

Nigerian Surgeon Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye and his surgeon partner Dr. Darrell Cass of Texas Children's Hospital carried out an operation on a baby at 23 weeks. (Read here)
Lynlee Hope, who suffered from a tumour known as Sacrococcygeal Teratoma was removed from her mother's womb, operated on and returned back. She healed and continued to grow until she was born again at 36 weeks.


Dr. Olutoye is Co-Director of the Texas Children's Fetal Center and fetal surgery team member, as well as a general pediatric surgeon. Dr. Olutoye received his medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 1988 and his PhD in anatomy from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, in 1996.
 He completed his residency in general surgery at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Virginia Commonwealth University, and his fellowship in pediatric surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Olutoye is a member of the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society and is a Fellow of the Surgical Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Surgeons; he is also a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons.
Dr. Olutoye has specialized clinical expertise in fetal and neonatal surgery, with specific interest in congenital diaphragmatic hernia and complex wounds. Dr. Olutoye's research interests include understanding the role of the fetal inflammatory response in scarless fetal wound healing, development of animal models of congenital anomalies, in utero correction of severe congenital malformations, and the study of endothelial-leukocyte and endothelial-tumor cell interactions with a goal to better understand the mechanisms of tumor metastasis.
Dr. Olutoye is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Donald Trump: 'Clinton's policies are so bad, we should just cancel the election and declare me the winner

Donald Trump on Thursday joked during a rally at Ohio, a key state in the U.S elections, that he'd like the election to be cancelled and he be 'declared the winner' due to Hillary Clinton's bad policies.
"Just thinking to myself right now, we should just cancel the election and just give it to Trump,"
"Her policies are so bad. Boy, do we have a big difference," 
Trump also mocked Hillary saying she had 'low energy' even asking the crowd at his rally who they thought had a lower energy between Clinton and his republican party presidential nomination rival Jeb Bush.
"Who is more low energy, Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton?" Trump asked the crowd
"Hillary!" replied most of the crowd.
Earlier on Thursday, the Republican presidential nominee was near Columbus, talking to supporters in Springfield. He was also in Toledo. The Billionaire business man continues to insist the election is rigged.

Donald Trump threatens legal action against NBC over leaked 2005 lewd 'Access Hollywood' tape

U.S presidential candidate Donald Trump seemed to suggest that he'll carry out legal action against NBC for leaking a 2005 video of him making lewd comments about women to Washington Post.
Trump was asked by Fox Tv's Bill O'Reilly if there's any chance he could take legal action against NBC for the leak of the "Access Hollywood" tape, to which Trump answered: "You'll see, you'll see, you'll see after the election," Trump said.


O'Reilly then asked him "Do you think you would be ahead if not for the 'Access Hollywood' stuff?"
Trump claimed that the tape represented an "illegal act" by NBC.
"I just don't know. I think it was very negative, it was locker room talk," Trump said. "The microphone was not supposed to be on, not that I make that as an excuse for myself, but certainly it was an illegal act from NBC."
Trump said it was "absolutely" illegal because "that was a private dressing room."

London beats Paris and New York to be named 'the best city in the world'

According to a new poll by consultancy firm PWC, London has been named the best city in the world to live in defeating Paris of France and New York of USA in the process.
The survey by PWC was conducted on 5,200 well-educated adults with high net worth and they were described as “senior business decision makers or well-educated, high-income consumers who typically stay up to date with world events”.
PWC ensured that the pollers represented 16 countries around the world so as to make the poll results fair and just.
London was named as the most dynamic city based on a variety of factors such as Its health service, legal system and well-developed infrastructure deemed to be better than those of Paris and New York.
Paris came in second place for its trendsetting, cultural influence, entertainment and cuisine while New York came third in the poll despite being considered number one in terms of economic influence and easy road access to capital.
 

Election Fever: Siaya County Governor’s Face Plastered All over Examination Papers

Kenyans on social media are perplexed with Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga’s decision to put his face on the cover of mock examination papers.
A move that has been seen as a desperate bid for votes during the upcoming gubernatorial elections.
The County Education minister Pamela Okello says that there is an explanation for all this, she says that the move has done to ensure that the student taking the exams know their governor and have a “closer relation with him.”
She also said that “We are in the process of boosting the performance of our pupils in the next national examination. It is also a campaign tactic by Governor Rasanga for the next general elections.”


As Nairobi News reports, the Country government splashed a cool Sh1.7 million on the now controversial mock exams.
Here are some reactions to this strange method of campaigning:
Cyprian, Is Nyakundi Verified account ‏@C_NyaKundiH: Governor's photo on Siaya County Mock . Are these kids voters ? Seriously ? Is this necessarry ?
ĸιpтoo.j ‏@SK_Josshh : If I was a high school student in Siaya then we given that Governor Rasanga paper,I'll take it to the principal & tell him #SipendiUjinga 💯
Phillip Nyalenda ‏@nyalendaphil :That Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga has added his portrait to county's joint exam papers? This' stupid!