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Update: Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo arrested over her nude photo with her seven-year-old son

Ghanaian actress and video vixen, Akuapem Poloo has been arrested over her controversial nude photo with her seven-year-old son. 

The arrest comes days after Child Rights International petitioned the Inspector-General of Police in Ghana to investigate her over the controversial birthday photo with her son which went viral on social media. 

In the photo, which she posted on Tuesday, June 30, the actress went completely nude in a photoshoot with her son to celebrate him on his 7th birthday. She said she decided to go naked in front of her son who was only in his underwear because she gave birth to him naked.

According to Ghanian media, Akuapem Poloo has been picked up by operatives of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and is being sent to the headquarters of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit around the Ministries in Accra.

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FG to close 3rd mainland bridge for six months beginning from July 24

The Federal Ministry of Works says it will be closing the ever-busy 3rd mainland bridge in Lagos for a period of six months beginning from July 24.

Disclosing this to newsmen today July 6, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, said consultations are currently ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on the 11.8 km bridge. According to Popoola, the repair works would start on the outward mainland section of the bridge. He said the Ministry is already working with relevant agencies to ensure the free flow of traffic during the period.

The bridge has gone through a series of repair works and was last shut in August 2018 for a three-day investigative maintenance check.

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Kanye West announces 2020 presidential bid and Elon Musk endorses him

Kanye West has announced his plans to run for president in 2020.

The 43-year-old Billionaire rapper made the announcement on Saturday night, July 4, via his official Twitter account. 

He wrote: “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION.”

The announcement was endorsed by Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk who tweeted: “You have my full support!”

Recall that at the MTV VMAs in 2015, West first announced that he would be running for president in 2020.  “As you probably could have guessed by this moment, in 2020, I have decided to run for president,” he said. 

Last November, during a speech at the Fast Company Innovation Festival, he announced again he would be running in 2024. When the audience laughed at his announcement, West replied, “What y’all laughing at? We would create so many jobs! I’m not going to run, I’m going to walk.”

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Nigerian man wrestles with health officials trying to evacuate him to an isolation center (video)

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A video showing a Nigerian man wrestling with health officials trying to evacuate him to an Isolation center for treatment has gone viral.

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The video shows the man resisting attempts by the health officials to evacuate him. The video has since gone viral but the place where it happened was not stated.

Watch video below.

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Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are reportedly ‘giving their relationship another try’ after spending the lockdown together

Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have reportedly rekindled their romance after spending the lockdown together with their daughter True.

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The reality star and the NBA pro who broke up last year over his cheating scandal with Kylie Jenner’s ex BFF Jordyn Woods are ‘giving their relationship another try,’ a source told People. 

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The insider said the couple decided to rekindle their romance after the Keeping Up With The Kardashian star celebrated her 36th birthday last weekend. Tristan, 29, was in attendance, along with Khloé siblings Rob, Kourtney, Kim, Kendall, and Kylie Jenner as well as their mom Kris Jenner. 

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A second source tells PEOPLE that Khloé and Tristan “acted like were back together” at her birthday bash.

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Ahead of her birthday festivities, Thompson shared a heartfelt tribute to Khloé on Instagram, posting an adorable picture of himself and the reality star with their baby girl.

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‘I’m wise enough now to know, you came into my life to show me just what it means to be an incredible person. I appreciate how I am able to learn from and grow because of you,’ he wrote alongside a photo of himself with Khloe and True.  

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‘I thank God for the beautiful and loving woman you are to everyone, especially our daughter True. You deserve the world Koko! True and I love you mama. Happy Birthday @khloekardashian,’ he added.

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After the party, the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star sparked engagement rumors after she was pictured wearing a massive diamond on her ring finger.

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But a source told UsWeekly on Wednesday that they two are ‘not engaged.’ 

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Four dead, others injured as truck suffers brake failure and ran into a car and bikes in Oyo

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Four women were killed in Oyo state when a truck rammed into a passenger car and two commercial motorcycles.

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The incident happened on Wednesday, July 1, near the popular Aleshinloye Market, Ibadan, Oyo state

Four others sustained serious injuries in the crash.

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The truck belongs to a popular dairy company located at Eleyele area of the city. It was gathered that the truck had a brake failure and veered off its lane crushing a Micra car and the motorcycles.

Four dead, others injured as truck suffers brake failure and rams into a car and bikes in Oyo

Confirming the accident, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gbenga Fadeyi, said four women died instantly while four others were injured.

The police said, “The accident involved a Fan milk truck, a Nissan Micra and 2 motorcycles. Four women died on the spot and four other people got injured.”

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Nigerian man recounts his experience with ”drunk” police officers in Lagos

A Nigerian man has taken to his Twitter handle to share his alleged experience with some ”drunk and high” police officers in Lagos.

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According to @Mobenjaminmusic, he was stopped by the police officers while on his way home on Tuesday, June 30. He said the officers who accused him of doing ‘street’,” asked him and others that were arrested to pay them N300, 000 before they would be released.

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He said he was eventually released after his uncle showed up and gave the officers some money.

Read more of his account below.

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FG increases petrol pump price to N143.80

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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has announced a new price band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. 

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Sources at the Abuja headquarters of the agency said the rise in petrol price was primarily due to the increase in global crude oil prices.

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A circular released on Wednesday July 1, from the PPPRA to marketers reads;

“After a review of the prevailing market fundamentals in the month of June and considering marketers’ realistic operating costs, as much as practicable, we wish to advise a new PMS pump price band of N140.80-N143.80 per litre for the month of July 2020.

All marketers are advised to operate within the indicative prices as advised by the PPPRA.”

The federal government, in March, announced that the retail price of petrol would be adjusted monthly to reflect realities in the global crude oil market. On May 31, 2020, the PPPRA announced a price band of N121.50 to N123.50 per litre for the product.

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Ekiti reopens schools and religious centers

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The Ekiti state government has directed worship centres in the state to resume services from Friday July 17,  in line with the agreement reached by the state government and leaders of religious organisations in the state. 

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Worshippers and religious leaders were urged to ensure “full compliance with the regulations regarding worship centres, which includes social distancing of 6-feet between worshippers, hand washing and face masks.”
 

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Governor Kayode Fayemi who made the announcement in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday June 30, also announced plans of reopening schools in the state from July 20.  He said the resumption of schools would be in phases, and will start with pupils in graduating classes (SS3, JSS3 and Primary six) who are preparing for their examinations

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Fayemi said; 

“However, this might be in phases starting with students in terminal classes SS3, JSS3 and Primary 6 to prepare for their examinations. Other classes will be gradually absorbed as schools meet all requirements to accommodate them safely and responsibly.

“A certificate of Readiness showing that a school has adhered to all the conditions required for school reopening will be issued to all schools before they can reopen.”

The Governor also disclosed that they have embarked on a quick rejuvenation of schools to ensure that basic facilities such as water, sanitiser, soap and other facilities to aid hygienic practices are in place.

He further announced that the two largest markets in Ado Ekiti – Oja Oba and Bisi Market, will now be open to lock-up shops only, subject to compliance with protocols. Fayemi affirmed that street trading, makeshift stalls kiosks and open display of wares in the said markets are still banned. 

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You are really delusional and you need urgent mental evaluation – Anita Joseph slams Ghanaian actress, Akupem Poloo for going completely naked in front of her son

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Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph has slammed Ghanaian actress, Akupem Poloo for going completely naked in front of her son to wish him a happy 7th birthday. 

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On Tuesday, June 30, the controversial Ghanaian actress and video vixen shared a naked photo of herself with her son and explained that she decided to go naked in front of her son because she gave birth to him naked.

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 She wrote: ‘I’m naked in front of you because this is how naked I was giving birth to you, so in case you find me naked lying somewhere don’t pass by me but rather see me as your mom who brought you to life.’

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While some of her Instagram followers found the photo offensive, Anita Joseph has also expressed her displeasure over Akupem’s decision to go completely nude in a photoshoot with her son to celebrate him on his 7th birthday.

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Reacting on her Instagram page, the actress wrote: “This is all shades of Wrong 

So you actually went to the studio

Removed your Clothes and got naked

How did you even hold your Son

Watching him see you naked 

I also watched the Video you made and also said

You bath with your Son at this Age?

Aunty you really Delusional and you need urgent Mental Evaluation 

You wanted to break the Internet but you Broke yourself Alu melu 

There are other decent and creative ways to get the Attention you needed!!

You just messed up this Child’s Head it’s a Shame.”

You are really delusional and you need urgent mental evaluation - Anita Joseph slams Ghanaian actress, Akupem Poloo for going completely naked in front of her son