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Another Nigerian Cab Driver Killed In New York

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Less than two weeks after a Nigeria cab driver was shot dead in Washington DC (if you missed it, read itHERE) another one has been killed…this time in New York.

54 year old Orji Ama Uro from Ekoli Edda, Ebonyi State, was brutally stabbed in the eye with an umbrella after dropping off two people, a man and a woman, in Brooklyn around 5pm on Thursday June 13th. The point of the umbrella pierced Ama Uro’s brain, killing him.

Eye witnesses told police that the man and woman came down from the cab on Thomas S. Boyland St. in Brownsville and immediately started arguing with the cab driver. The man, believed to be in his 20s, then stabbed Uro in the right eye with an umbrella, piercing his brain. Continue…

Uro lost control of his vehicle, drove onto the sidewalk, and crashed into two parked vehicles. (pictured above). He managed to get out of his car then collapsed. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His killer and his companion are yet to be arrested, though a $5,000 reward has been offered for any information leading to the suspects’ arrest.

Uro was not robbed as his wallet and cellphone were found in his cab.
He relocated to the US 10 years ago and recently brought his children to the US to live with him. (Two of his daughters pictured with him above). His wife lives in Aba, Abia state.
Horrible way to die. May his soul rest in peace…amen.

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  1. Niyi

    June 16, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Justice should b done,becos if it was a nigerian dat kills a foriegner al,both internation and local broadcasting stations wil publicies d news wit imediate and bein tag

  2. Odu

    June 17, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    So Sad :-( May God grant him eternal repose.. I pray justice is done.

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Actress Lota Chukwu Celebrates Birthday With New Photos

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Popular Nigerian actress, Lota Chukwu, has celebrated her birthday on Sunday, November 29, 2020 with beautiful new photos.

The film star, who rose to prominence for her role as ‘Kiki’ in Funke Akindele’s hit TV series, ‘Jenifa’s Diary’, took to her Twitter account on Sunday to grace the timeline with sultry photos of herself.

She captioned her first post thus:

“Happy birthday, Queen Lota. Happy birthday to me.”

A few hours to her big day, the actress shared on Twitter that she had a simple wish for her birthday this year, which is a bouquet.

Read Also‘Happiness Is So Fragile’ – Actress Lota Chukwu

In her words:

“My wishlist was so short this year. I wanted just one thing: a bouquet. Wishlists do get shorter as you grow older. Lol. Also, when God keeps answering even the prayers you haven’t thought to pray for, There’s barely anything to wish for.”

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BBNaija’s Khafi Issues Stern Warning To ‘Womb Watchers’

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Popular reality TV star, Khafi Kareem has issued a stern warning to her eagle-eyed womb watchers on social media.

The reality TV star is fed up of people leaving pregnancy comments on her post and she has decided to give them a piece of her mind.

Taking to Instagram on Sunday, Khafi shared a photo of herself along with the words;

“The way I’m looking at the next person who drops a pregnancy comment on my post. Continue reading if you don’t want to get BLOCKED. (I’m not joking).
I’ve ignored them for the longest now but according to the womb watchers on social media I have been pregnant for over a YEAR. So let me get this off my heart. Some people have flat stomachs naturally and some people have big stomachs naturally. The latter is ME. And when I’m on my period it is even BIGGER. I don’t owe anyone a flat stomach but still I try to suck in my belly in every single picture and sometimes I do it better than others. The worst is that even when I’m proud of my ‘sucking in skills’ on a particular picture there is always SOMEONE who still comments something about pregnancy. This is a habit that HAS TO STOP. 

First of all, women are more than baby making machines. A woman’s fertility or decision to start a family is for her to decide, not for you to comment on in every single picture… Must our stomachs always be the first thing you look at?? 

Secondly, I’m not just speaking up for myself but for women in general. You may mean well when making pregnancy remarks but it is not always a compliment. For women who have had miscarriages, have been trying unsuccessfully for a baby, or simply conscious about their weight it can be very distressing, triggering and also puts a lot of undue pressure on them. So unless someone has announced a pregnancy or told you then please be nice and DONT COMMENT OR CONGRATULATE them on one.

Trust me when the time is right I welcome pregnancy (twins please Lord!) and starting a family at God’s time. But until I’ve said I’m expecting please stop with the pregnancy comments. I’ll have no patience for them anymore and any one who writes such comments will get BLOCKED.

To those who mean well, thank you so much, I do love you all But to the amebos please be amebos elsewhere It’s pressure enough being a woman, so let’s not add to it. Happy Sunday.”

Read Also: BBNaija’s Khafi, Gedoni Serve Relationship Goals In New Video

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Actress Eniola Badmus Shows Off Her Trimmer Figure In New Bikini Photo

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Popular Yoruba actress, Eniola Badmus took to her Instagram page on Sunday to put her trim figure on display.

The actress, who embarked on a weight loss journey earlier this year, shocked her fans after she posted a photo of herself rocking a leopard-print bikini.

In the photo, the 43-year-old film star looked noticeably trimmer as she struck a sexy pose beside a swimming pool.

The actress showed off her progress and she noted that nobody should come for her except they are Uber drivers.

In her words;

“Sunday Afternoon at the pool….Happy Sunday guys
#DontComeForMeExceptYouAreUber”

Read Also: Actress Eniola Badmus Debunks Reports That She Was Shot During Lekki Tollgate Massacre

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