Friday, 10 February 2012

SQ Lounge Owner Suzy Q Stabbed To Death

Popular Lagos Socialite and owner of SQ Lounge, Susan Yusuf, who is also know as Suzy Q, few days ago was  in the news about ending her business partner ship with D' Prince of Mohit crew has been reported dead.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

BlackDay In Egypt, As Football Match Turned Bloody

More than 74 people were killed and hundred injured after soccer fans invaded the pitch Wednesday night in the city or Port Said after an upset victor by home team Al-Masry over Egypt most popular team Al-Ahly, setting off clashes and a stampede as police failed to intervene.

The violence was the worst in Egyptian soccer history and deadliest world wide since 1996.

Trouble began after fans Al-Masry stormed the field following a rare 3-1 win against Al-Ahly.
The fans hurled sticks and stones as they attacked players and fans from the rival team, who try to find their way out of of the stadium, according to eye witnesses.

Purported Boko Haram Spokes Man Arrested By Security Operatives

The State Security Services, reported to have arrested a purported member of dreaded Islamic sect Boko Haram on Wednesday

The man arrested, was said to be Abu Qaqa, a spokes person of the sect.

Qaqa has been the one speaking to press in Maiduguri, the capital of Bornu state, after major attacks by Boko Haram.

A source who refused to give his name, said, Qaqa was arrested after a team of the State Security Services(SSS) Operatives and Soldiers stormed his resident in the early hours of yesterday and found him hiding under the bed.

Monday, 30 January 2012

Gang Beat Up Indian Artist For Painting Nude Celebrities

Pranava Prakash, an Indian Artist, famous for his painting of female celebrities in the nude, was at the weekend, beaten by men
who said his work was an insult to his country.

Prakash, when attacked, was in his gallary concluding works on his planned exhibition, titled 'Bollywood Unlimited', which will feature nude paintings of popular Bollywood Actress.

Speaking with press, the artist said:

''Five guys came into the gallary on sunday and started yelling at me, saying 'Your paintings are against Indian culture, we cannot telorate them'

''They slapped me twice, threw me to the floor and then began pulling down the paintings, damaging three of my pictures.''

The alledge attack on prakash and his artworks, however, is the latest sign that Indian's debate over freedom of expression is escalating.
Another artist was attacked for creating an exhibition on the theme of homosexuality.