Service was held at Our Saviours Anglican Church, Ikenne-Remo. Photos by: Daniel Sync
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Atlanta, GA (April 18, 2013) – Nollywood superstar actress, musician and philanthropist, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde gains the coveted position in the most respected and anticipated list of the year, the 2013 TIME 100 Most Influential People In The World. Previous honorees have included Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Angelina Jolie.
As Africa’s leading lady of showbiz, Omotola joins the select few elite from around the world who TIME Magazine honors as the globes’ most distinguished individuals and who have amassed global achievements in their respective industries. After nearly two decades of consistent on screen success, the African Jewel’s accomplishments have been recognized as a pioneering force of the Nollywood film industry.
Omotola has received dozens of accolades, however, being noted on the TIME 100 not only catapults her superstardom but also reinforces the African film industry as a global powerhouse. Omotola’s influence has transcended across the African continent thanks to her stellar award-winning performances, respected humanitarian efforts, and being coined “The African Magic” by international media outlets alike.
Michael Djaba of I Factory Live & leading African entertainment provider OH BOX remarks, “Omotola epitomizes the 21st century African woman and after executive producing her successful reality show, Omotola: The Real Me, it’s with great joy we congratulate her being recognized as one of the most influential people in the world. She has so much more to come.”
In celebration of the honor, Omotola has been invited to New York City for the TIME 100 Gala on April 23, and will be rubbing shoulders alongside other honorees such as Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, and Steven Spielberg.
The full list and related tributes appear in the April 29 issue of TIME, available on newsstands and tablets on Friday, April 19, and now at www.time.com/time100.
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At Last , The reason of Cancer has been discovered !This is an article that should be sent to anyone important in your life! John Hopkins Hospital Update Circulation Purpose 1. No plastic containers in micro. 2. No water bottles in freezer . 3. No plastic wrap in microwave .. Dioxin chemicals cause cancer, especially breast cancer ...Dioxins are highly poisonous to the cells of our bodies. Don't freeze your plastic bottles with water in them as this releases dioxins from the plastic. ..Recently, Dr. Edward Fujimot! Wellness Program Manager at Castle Hospital , was on a TV program to explain this health hazard. He talked about dioxins and how bad they are for us . He said that we should not be heating our food in the microwave using plastic containers ..This especially applies to foods that contain fat ..He said that the combination of fat, high heat, and plastics releases dioxin into the food and ultimately into the cells of the body . Instead, he recommends using glass, such as Corning Ware, Pyrex or ceramic containers for heating food. You get the same results, only without the dioxin. So such things as TV dinners, instant ramen and soups, etc., should be removed from the container and heated in something else . Paper isn't bad but you don't know what is in the paper. It's just safer to use tempered glass, Corning Ware, etc . He reminded us that a while ago some of the fast food restaurants moved away from the foam containers to paper. The dioxin problem is one of the reasons .. Also, he pointed out that plastic wrap, such as Saran, is just as dangerous when placed over foods to be cooked in the microwave. As the food is naked , the high heat causes poisonous toxins to actual ly melt out of the plastic wrap and drip into the food .Cover food with a paper towel instead .This is an article that should be sent to anyone important in your life. Third Party Source.
There have been some protests – though smaller than expected – at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher.
Rows broke out between supporters of Lady Thatcher and demonstrators outside the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand.
A pensioner called Phil Williams, who was dressed in a suit and black tie, was holding a banner saying “Rest in Shame” and a “piece of s***”, drawing loud cheers.
“Sorry, but it needs saying, they’re burying an old woman,” said the 58-year-old former power station worker from Shotton in Flintshire.
He added: “No one’s ever heard of Shotton apart from the fact that they lost 8,000 jobs when the steelworks closed in the early 80s.
“Look at what she did to the North, steelworks, mining, the poll tax. She trialled all these things in the North and made criminals out of a million people. I have no regard for the woman.”
Protester Charmain Kenner, 58, had her back turned as Lady Thatcher’s coffin went past Trafalgar Square in the hearse.
She said: “Thatcher’s policies were all about individualistic materialism. She created a much greater divide between rich and poor, she ruined many communities and many industries.
Source: Sky News
Here is a list of some of the worst bombings in the US dating to the 1800s, including some famous attempts that failed:
April 15, 2013: Two bombs explode in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing two people and injuring more than 80.
Jan. 17, 2011: A backpack bomb is placed along a Martin Luther King Day parade route in Spokane, Washington, meant to kill and injure participants in a civil rights march, but is found and disabled before it can explode. White supremacist Kevin Harpham is convicted and sentenced to 32 years in federal prison.
May 1, 2010: Pakistani immigrant Faisal Shahzad leaves an explosives-laden sport utility vehicle in New York’s Times Square, hoping to detonate it on a busy night. Street vendors spot smoke coming from the vehicle and the bomb is disabled. Shahzad is arrested as he tries to leave the country and is sentenced to life in prison.
Dec. 25, 2009: The so-called “underwear bomber,” Nigerian Umar Farouk
Abdulmutallab, is subdued by passengers and crew after trying to blow up an airliner heading from Paris to Detroit using explosives hidden in his undergarments. He’s sentenced to life in prison.
Sept. 11, 2001: Four commercial jets are hijacked by 19 al-Qaida militants and used as suicide bombs, bringing down the two towers of New York City’s World Trade Center and crashing into the Pentagon. Nearly 3,000 people are killed in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
Jan 22, 1998: Theodore Kaczynski pleads guilty in Sacramento, California, to being the Unabomber in return for a sentence of life in prison without parole. He’s locked up in the federal Supermax prison in Colorado for killing three people and injuring 23 during a nationwide bombing spree between 1978 and 1995.
Jan. 20, 1998: A bombing at an abortion clinic in Birmingham, Alabama, kills one guard and injures a nurse. Eric Robert Rudolph is suspected in the case.
July 27, 1996: A bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta during the Summer Games, killing two people and injuring more than 100. Eric Robert Rudolph is arrested in 2003. He pleads guilty and is sentenced to life in prison.
April 19, 1995: A car bomb parked outside the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City kills 168 people and injures more than 500. It is the deadliest U.S. bombing in 75 years. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are convicted. McVeigh is executed in 2001 and Nichols is sentenced to life in prison.
Feb. 26, 1993: A bomb in a van explodes in the underground World Trade Center garage in New York City, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000. Five extremists are eventually convicted.
Nov. 7, 1983: A bomb blows a hole in a wall outside the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington. No one is hurt. Two leftist radicals plead guilty.
May 16, 1981: A bomb explodes in a men’s bathroom at the Pan Am terminal at New York’s Kennedy Airport, killing a man. A group calling itself the Puerto Rican Armed Resistance claims responsibility. No arrests are made.
Dec. 29, 1975: A bomb hidden in a locker explodes at the TWA terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, killing 11 people and injuring 75. Palestinian, Puerto Rican and Croatian groups are suspected, but no arrests are made.
Jan. 29, 1975: The US State Department building in Washington, D.C., is bombed by the radical left group Weather Underground. No one is killed.
Jan. 24, 1975: A bomb goes off at historic Fraunces Tavern in New York City, killing four people. It was one of 49 bombings attributed to the Puerto Rican nationalist group FALN between 1974 and 1977 in New York.
Jan. 27, 1972: A bomb wrecks the New York City office of impresario Sol Hurok, who had been booking Soviet artists. One person is killed and nine are injured, Hurok among them. A caller claiming to represent Soviet Jews claims responsibility, but no arrests are made.
March 1, 1971: The Senate wing of the US Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., is bombed by the radical left group Weather Underground. No one is killed.
March 6, 1970: Three members of the Weather Underground accidentally blow themselves up in their townhouse in New York City’s Greenwich Village while making bombs.
1951-56: George Metesky, a former Consolidated Edison employee with a grudge against the company, sets off a series of blasts at New York landmarks, including Grand Central station and Radio City Music Hall. No one is killed. Known as The Mad Bomber, Metesky spends 16 years in a mental hospital.
May 18, 1927: 45 people – 38 of them children – are killed when a school district treasurer, Andrew Kehoe, lines the Bath Consolidated School in Michigan, with hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of dynamite, and blows it up. Investigators say Kehoe, who also died in the blast, thought he would lose his farm because he couldn’t pay property taxes used to build the school.
Sept. 16, 1920: A bomb explodes in New York City’s Wall Street area, killing 40 and injuring hundreds. Authorities conclude it was the work of “anarchists” and come up with a list of suspects, but all flee to Russia.
Oct. 1, 1910: The Los Angeles Times building is dynamited during a labor dispute, killing 20 people. Two leaders of the ironworkers union plead guilty.
May 4, 1886: A bomb blast during a labor rally at Chicago’s Haymarket Square kills 11 people, including seven police officers, and injures more than 100. Eight “anarchists” are tried for inciting riot. Four are hanged, one commits suicide and three win pardons after seven years in prison.
Source: News AU