Angels On The Subway:Creativity At Its Best, Alexey Kondakov

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Thumbs up to Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov on this great artistic impression. He has photo shopped characters from mythology and antiquity into the modern day world. Classic paintings re imagined into urban setting.

 

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CBC Host Fired

 

 

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Canada’s CBC TV Network has fired one of it’s best known hosts, Evan Solomon after a newspaper investigation suggesting he improperly profited from relationships gained through his shows. The CBC’s “Journalistic Standards and Practices” policy specifically addresses the issue of personal gains from professional assignments.

He is said to have accepted $300,000 worth of commissions over a two year period.

Shark Bites 10 Year Old Boy

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A juvenile bull shark feasted on a 10 year old boy. The boy suffered a severe bite on his calf and was flown to a trauma hospital in Orlando due to the severity of the injury.Lifeguards came to the rescue when they saw the boy struggling in the water Sunday morning, carried him to the shore and provided emergency care after realizing a shark bit him. This happened in Cocoa Beach Florida.

Rapper The Game: Arrested For Punching Off-duty Officer

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Rapper The Game was arrested Monday after police reported he punched another player in the face during a game of basketball.The other man turned out to be an off-duty Los Angeles police officer.

The incident happened during a game at the Hollywood High School gym on March 29.The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor, turned himself in to police Monday afternoon, and was booked on suspicion of felony criminal threats.The rapper posted a $50,000 bail and was released.

Officials didn’t say why there was a months-long wait between the incident and the arrest.The Game shot to fame with his 2005 debut album, The Documentary, which went double platinum. Since then, he has released several other albums.

Buhari reopens $182m halliburton bribery case

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This is no good news for the parties involved,

Barely one week after the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari, the United States government has asked him to revisit the $182 million Halliburton bribery case and diligently prosecute all those involved in the scandal.

President Buhari has, consequently, directed the appropriate security agencies to reopen investigations into the case and make appropriate recommendations. Informed security sources disclosed to Saturday Tribune that the U.S. government made it clear that unless those involved were prosecuted, part of the bribe money, about $140 million, recovered and still in the US, would not be repatriated to Nigeria.

Aero Contractor:120 passengers escape death

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Over 120 passengers, including the Director, Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, on Friday evening escaped death as an Aero Contractors Airline Flight 180 from Lagos to Kaduna developed technical fault mid-air.

The aircraft was said to have suddenly lost altitude, 20 minutes after it departed the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, forcing the aircraft to wobble in the air for over one hour before it was eventually diverted to Abuja.The flight took off from lagos at 06:30pm June 5th 2015.

Fuel tanker explosion hits Idimu pipeline

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There has been a fire outbreak early this morning at a petroleum pipeline in Idimu area of Lagos state when a tanker fully loaded with diesel exploded. The fire which started around 1.00 am and was caused when a heavily loaded tanker reportedly ran into a building resulting in burning of several houses and properties. Tanker explosions has been on the rise and causing havoc to properties and lives in Nigeria.