After covering her face with a Muslim veil, trailing her friend Naomi Oni and bathing her with acid,Mary Konye was sentenced to 12 years in jail today .She admitted throwing the acid but maintains she did not intend to cause injury to Ms Oni’s face.
Ms Oni who did not attend the court hearing suffered permanent scars to her leg, chest, stomach and arms and was almost blinded in one eye.She faces further reconstructive surgery and must wear a silicon face mask which makes it difficult to breathe.
“I’m reminded what I look like every day I look in the…
A mother-of-three who had unprotected sex says she never dreamed she was at risk of HIV – because ‘only African people could get it’.Rachel Dilley, 48, developed the condition nearly a decade ago.Appearing on ITV’s This Morning to discuss her diagnosis, she said she hadn’t realised at the time that ‘white people had ever had it’.She told amazed hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby that the risks had genuinely never crossed her mind.
It was in 2004, just short of her 40th birthday, when she embarked on online dating, having split from her partner of 20 years and the father of…
Lol footballers and ages though…Cameroonian striker and Chelsea footballer Eto’o is not happy after Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho joked that Eto’o Fils was probably older than 32. ..He said
‘The problem with Chelsea is I lack a scorer,I have Eto’o but he is 32 years old, maybe 35, who knows?’ As if that wasn’t enough, his ex-lover and mother of his first child Anna Barranca told The Sun: 43-year old Anna, who now works as a part-time job at a store that…
Nigerian Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transsexual & Inter-sex in Diaspora held a rally yesterday, Thursday, 20th February, 2014 outside Nigerian High Commission, London, to protest the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan.
According to them, they had to come together to say No to this atrocious law and its blatant violation of their human rights. They also delivered a protest letter to the Nigerian High Commissioner. In the spirit of Love that February is famous for, they hosted a kissing spree outside the embassy as they…
Harnaam Kaur is a 23-year-old teaching assistant from the U.K. And it so happens that she proudly sports a beard. Harnaam Kaur has a condition called polycystic ova*ry syndrome that makes her grow excessive hair like a man and she was just 11 when she started sprouting facial hair. She tried shaving, bleaching, waxing twice a week but nothing quite worked. In school, she was bu-lliied, called names like “beardo” and “she-male”. It even got to the point where she was afraid to leave her room, self-harming and was having suicidal thoughts.
But later on, at 16, Harnaam was baptized as a…
Some people have spent thousands to look like Barbie and Ken, others hanker after Cheryl Cole’s dimples. But this man, 43-year-old Diablo Delenfer – real name Gavin Paslowone from Kent has spent thousands of dollars, £10,000 specifically, to transform himself into a living, breathing devil from hell.
The divorced father-of-two says his difficult, really expensive transformation began in 2007 and so far, he has had his tongue forked, his teeth turned into razor-sharp fangs and horns that poke from his forehead,
Now, he wants to have screws implanted into his skull…
A young office worker killed herself after bombarding a hairdresser with demands for an appointment because she was worried her hair had gone ginger, an inquest has heard.
Frances Warren, 26, was concerned that her long blonde hair had turned a shade of ‘yellow’ or ‘ginger’ and was desperate for it to be fixed.She was so anxious about the colour of her hair, she texted her hairdresser 50 times begging her for help.
The inquest was told that immediately after an appointment with her hairdresser at her home in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire she disappeared – leaving her purse and handbag behind. Her…
A reader sent this for us to advise her, hello MJ, please I want to ask you to put my questions up for discussion:
Is it better for Nigerians who studied abroad (UK) to relocate back to Nigeria? Like which one pays off in the long run – staying back in UK after school or relocating back to Nigeria?
Then secondly, please how can one overcome the shame of returning back home to Nigeria after a long stay abroad? Your advice will be highly appreciated. Please leave your comment below..
It is a bit confusing now. Ms Oni’s friend, Mary Konye has admitted that she poured acid on her, but said Oni asked her to, so she could get famous like Katy Piper. She has also been receiving money to be on Tv programmes. The court questioned her on why she turned to the media shortly after her attack and why her aunt has been talking to the media too. Oni simply replied and said, it was because she was homeless. Below is how dailymail is reporting it. A Victoria’s Secret…
Xiaoming wrote: “In the Harry Potter story, the dark wizard Voldemort dies because the seven horcruxes, which contain parts of his soul, have been destroyed. If militarism is like the haunting Voldemort of Japan, the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is a kind of horcrux, representing the darkest parts of that nation’s soul.”
Shinzo Abe visited Yasukuni last week, a shrine that honours those killed in the Second World War, including several indicted war criminals.
Abe said the purpose of his visit was to “determine that never again will people suffer in war”, yet the shrine remains controversial, particularly among other…
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