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Meet The Strange Woman Who Has Not Worn Any Kind Of Shoes For The Past 3 Years (Photos)

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A woman has been found out to have lived for the past three years without wearing any kind of shoes at all.
Kasandra Smith
20-year-old Kasandra Smith, from Macon, Georgia, has shun all kinds of footwear for the last three years, and claims that despite occasionally stepping on glass shards or metal pins, going barefoot full-time has done wonders for her confidence and overall well-being.
Kassandra Smith was never really big on shoes. In school, she would often wear flips-flops just to have an excuse to get out of participating in gym class, but the more she wore them, the freer she felt, and the more she loathed the thought of putting on shoes. She started wearing flip flops when shopping or going to the restaurant, and after leaving school in 2015, she started walking completely barefoot as well. Just two months later, she decided to give-up footwear all-together, and she’s been walking barefoot ever since.
“Not only do I feel lighter and more spiritually grounded when I don’t wear shoes, but it makes my skin healthier and gets rid of the chance of athlete’s foot or something similar,” Smith told Xposé.ie. “The only reason I can see myself wearing shoes again is if I found a job that required me to. But it would need to be a job I really loved to be worth it, and I’d speak to them first to see if there was a way around it.”
Kassandra says her feet have toughened up in the three years that she’s been walking barefoot, but she admits that she has suffered a few accidents. She once stepped on a pin that went right through her flesh, and on another occasion, she stepped on a glass shard. But that was in her early barefoot-walking days, and the 20-year-claims her feet are much tougher now.
The woman’s bare feet
As for people’s reactions, Kassandra says they have been mixed. On one occasion, she was asked to leave a home and hardware store for her own safety, as staff were worried about something falling on her feet. Another time, she got a disgusted look from a mother, who even pulled her child back after seeing her barefoot, but for the most part, people are just curious to know why she doesn’t wear any footwear.
“The most asked question is, ‘Where are your shoes?’ People aren’t that negative, they’re more just interested,” Kassandra said. “I get asked a lot if I’ll get sick. I did in the beginning, but not anymore as my body has now got used to the different temperatures. I think it’s actually improved my immune system.”
“People don’t always understand it, so I had little cards printed that explain why I do it, and that it’s perfectly legal,” the Macon woman added. “I hand them out to anyone who stops me to ask questions. I’ve even convinced a couple of people to ditch their shoes then and there.”
Kassandra describes herself as a socially anxious person, but claims that she’s been feeling a lot calmer and more confident since she started walking barefoot.
“I can’t quite explain it but I feel so much more calm and confident without shoes.” she said. “I’m a socially anxious person but, when I’m barefoot, I feel much more relaxed.”
Smith, who didn’t even wear shoes for her wedding, now plans to go on a barefoot 540-mile hike to New York, with her husband Don, later this month. Even though he convinced her to pack some flip-flops just in case, she hopes she won’t need to wear them at all.
Going barefoot full-time in an urban setting sounds pretty crazy to most people, but Kassandra Smith is just one of many barefoot-living people. Two years ago, we wrote about Andrzej Novosiolov, a Ukrainian man for Kiev, who had been walking barefoot since February 2006. But even he didn’t even come close to the feat of ‘Pete the Feet‘, an Englishman who hasn’t worn footwear in over 50 years.

What Have I Done To Myself – SARS Officer Cries Out As He’s Arraigned In Court. Photos

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The Kogi State Police Command has dismissed a police sergeant, Ibrahim Isah, for allegedly killing a ram seller, Ali Ibrahim Mbaba, at Ganaja village, and arraigned him before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate court. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, had ordered the dismissal and arraignment of Isah for culpable homicide.

POLICE DISMISS, ARRAIGN SERGEANT FOR KILLING MBABA

Isah, who was arraigned by the police before a Chief Magistrate court on Tuesday, on a count bordering on culpable homicide, was remanded in custody for the alleged offence.

The charges were read to the accused, the Chief Magistrate, levy Animoku, cautioned him as he cried uncontrollably inside the court before his case was mentioned.

According to Amuda Dan Sulaiman, the accused, who was brought to the magistrate’s court in handcuffs, cried profusely on the premises.

“What have I done to myself? What did I do? Call my wife for me,” he said.

The charges read, “That you, Ibrahim Isah, on March 13, 2018, at about 4.00 pm, one Muhammed Jibril of BB Umar Live Stoke Market Ganaja, Lokoja, reported at ‘C’ Division Lokoja and State Intelligence and Investigation Department alleging that on the same day, he was in the market at Ganaja Village, Lokoja when he saw one man later known and identified as Ex-Sgt. Ibrahim Isah who was riding a motorcycle knockdown one Rabiat Bello, a pedestrian and in the process a group of mobs gathered and an argument ensured between them.

The complainant stated further that the said Ex-Sgt. Ibrahim Isah invited his team members from the Anti-Kidnaping Squad of Kogi State Police Command, Lokoja to come to his rescue but while waiting the said Ex-Sgt. Ibrahim Isah took his Rifle and shot at the tarred road to scare away the mobs but a stray bullet hit one Ali Ibrahim at the chest and was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja but died while receiving treatment. Investigation led to the arrest of Ex-Sgt. Ibrahim Isah, he made statement and thereby arraigned.

“Thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 221 of the Penal Code.

Arguing for the rejection of his bail, the prosecution counsel, Barrister Muhammed Sanni Inuwa, submitted that the offense committed by the dismissed police officer was not a bailiable one.

He then moved an application for the adjournment of the case to enable him prepare and bring other witnesses to court.

Animoku, who immediately declined jurisdiction of the court to handle the matter, directed the court registrar to transfer the case file to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

The chief magistrate granted the application and remanded the suspect in prison, just as he adjourned the matter till May 9, 2018, for further hearing.

Single Mother Duped By 23-Year-Old Young Lover After S*x Romp In Lagos

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A romance scam in Lagos involving a reasonable amount of money has been successfully carried out by a younger lover.
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A single mother, Mrs. Angela Okon has been duped in Lagos after she lured a 23-year old young lover, Marvelous Awazie into her home for s*x romp.
P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened at Adeyemi Street in Shasha area of Lagos where Angela resided and brought Marvelous for the romp.
It was learnt that when Angela realised that Marvelous was satisfying her s*xually, she asked him to come over and stay with her in the house she had rented.
While the romp was going on between them, Angela revealed her bank details and the amount of money in her account. She also gave Marvelous access to her phone.
When she left her phone to attend to other needs, Marvelous reportedly picked the phone and transferred about N110,000 from her account to his own account through internet banking and thereafter left her against Angela’s wish.
However, when Angela went to the bank to withdraw some money from her account, she was told that there was not enough money in the account to match the requested withdrawal.
She complained asking the bank management what happened to her money and she was given details of the transaction by the bank. It was then she realised that apart from the fact that Marvelous dumped her, he also defrauded her.
She reported the alleged fraud to the police at Shasha Division who trailed and arrested the suspect at Ladipo Market where he had already started business with the money.
At the police station, he reportedly admitted that he was the person that withdrew the money and used same to start clothing business.
He was charged before Magistrates court sitting in Ejigbo on Tuesday for stealing.
He pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr. T.O. Shomade granted him bail in the sum of N150,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The prosecutor, Supol Kenneth Asibor did not object his bail condition because it was a bailable offence.
The suspect was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
The matter was adjourned till 7 May, 2018

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Drama As Man Rents Out His Wife’s Room…You Won’t Believe Where He Relocated Her To

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A man has infuriated his wife after he reportedly rented out the woman’s room to someone else in their home.
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Umma Bashir, a middle aged housewife, on Tuesday dragged her husband, Ibrahim Bashir, to a Sharia Sourt II at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State for renting out her bedroom without her knowledge and then relocating her to the parlour.
Punch Metro reports that the complainant told the court that her husband had provided two rooms for her and her two children but decided to rent out the bedroom without her consent.
She said “I returned home from an errand, only to see my bedroom locked and belongings moved to the sitting room.
“When I confronted my husband, he told me that it was his room and that he had the right to do whatever he wished with it.”
Umma, who had left for her parents’ house for five days, told the court that she won’t return to her matrimonial home until her husband provides good shelter for her.
She also disclosed that her two co-wives were living in a two-bedroom apartment each with their children but she was left with one room to manage.
The defendant agreed that he truly rented out the room, but denied his wife’s claim of not being informed prior to it.
He said, “I informed her that I would rent out one of the rooms, to enable me to renovate an apartment I was planning to relocate her to.”
Ibrahim added that he promised his wife that he would use the money collected from the tenant to renovate the proposed apartment.
The Judge, Malam Musa Sa’ad, after listening to both parties, emphasised the importance of shelter in marriage.
He said it was the responsibility of the husband to provide shelter for his family, stressing that “in Islam, it is wrong for husband and wife to live in one room with two teenagers.”
The judge adjourned the case until April 18 for the court to be able to inspect the house and assess its condition.

Notorious Armed Robber Using Keke Napep To Rob Unsuspecting Victims Nabbed In Enugu State

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It is the end of the road for an armed robber who uses Keke Napep to rob innocent victims after he was caught by the police.

A keke Napep (File photo)
The Police in Enugu had arrested a suspected armed robber, who specialises in using tricycle, popularly known as Keke Napep, to operate in the metropolis.
The police spokesman in Enugu, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement in Enugu that the suspect was nabbed in new artisan market axis of the metropolis on April 8.
Amaraizu noted that the feat of tracking down the elusive suspect was achieved by operatives of the Anti-Cultism Squad of the command.
He said that the suspect identified as Chika Ezike was nabbed based on intelligence information concerning his alleged nefarious activities and elusiveness.
 
“According to confessionary statement from the suspect, he used to impersonate as a security operative while driving the tricycle and that at a secluded area, he will forcibly dispossess his victims of their valuables and money and then change to another area of the metropolis,’’ Amaraizu said.
He said, “the suspect is regretting his act now as he is blaming Satan for his woes.’’
The spokesman said that the suspect had been helping police operatives in their investigations.
Amaraizu urged residents of the state to be wary of the antics of mischief-makers as well as other criminal minded individuals at any time or place.
“Members of the public should report promptly any suspicious person, object and gathering to the command’s four distress call numbers are: 08032003702, 08075390883, 08086671202 and 08098880172.
 
“They can also get to the command through our social media platforms, which include: nigeriapoliceenugustatecommand for Face-book; @PoliceNG_enugu for Twitter handle and enugustatepolice@gmail.com, enugustatepolice@gmail.com for Email,’’ he said.
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Pastor rapes 12-year-old housemaid in Cross River

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The Cross River State Police has arrested a 48-year-old cleric, Pastor Dominic John, for raping his 12-year-old housemaid, identified as Eno.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, while parading 78 persons accused of committing various crimes, stated that John forcefully defiled the housemaid.

Inuwa said John, who lives at Ikot-Ekpo, Calabar, admitted to committing the crime.

He said, “On March 11, 2018, around 10pm, one Pastor Dominic John was arrested for defiling his 12-year-old housemaid. Following the victim’s outcry, the suspect was arrested and he admitted to committing the crime.

“Meanwhile, a medical examination has been carried out by a qualified medical practitioner to ascertain the health condition of the girl. The suspect will be charged to court.”

The police also paraded a 25-year-old man, Michael Okon, for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl, Uduak, after dragging her into his living room.

 

Inuwa added that the girl had been examined by a medical practitioner for confirmation of her health condition.no

Horror: Check Out The Shocking Thing A Father Did To His Own Son In Ondo (Photos)

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A father has gotten himself into very serious trouble after wrecking damage on his own son with a broom in Ondo. 








A father has been reportedly arrested by authorities after he was found out to have flogged his son with a broom to the extent that he left the poor boy with too many marks all over his body.
According to Omo Edema, Rotiba, a single father of two, from Oke-Ijebu, Akure, Ondo State Nigeria, in what he believed to be moderate correctional measure to prevent one of his children from stealing, terribly whipped him with a bunch of broom.
The five-year-old child was left with blood-laden marks all over his body.
However, as the little boy was in pain, his father was also facing questioning at the Ondo State Command’s Headquarters of NSCDC, Alagbaka, Akure.

Shocking Photo Of Man Who Killed His Own Brother And Wife In Ogun

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A man who had the nerve to attack and kill his own brother and his wife in a community in Ogun State, has been nabbed. 


A man identified as Okwudili Okoro has been nabbed by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly hacking to death his elder brother, Azuibike Okoro and his wife, Jacinta.
 
According to a report by Punch Metro, he suspect was said to have been arrested after one Joseph Nwagu reported at the Sango Police Division of the command that the couple had been killed by the suspect and one Kenneth, who came from Sapon in Abeokuta to join in committing the crime.
 
On receiving the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Sango division, Nasirudeen Oyedele, reportedly led detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested.
 
His accomplice was, however, said to have escaped.
 
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said on interrogation, the Ebonyi State indigene claimed to have served his deceased brother as an apprentice in his cosmetics trade for three years, and when it was time for him to be settled, his brother made excuses.
 
Oyeyemi said the suspect further added that when he realised that his brother was not ready to settle him, he contracted his accomplice, Kenneth.

“The suspect told the police that they bought two cutlasses, sharpened them and headed for his deceased brother’s house in the Ijako area of the state.

“The suspect further told his interrogators that on getting to the deceased’s house, they met him eating with his wife and before he could utter a word, they had descended heavily on them with the cutlasses and hacked them to death,” the police spokesman said.
 
Oyeyemi noted that the two corpses had been deposited in the mortuary at the state General Hospital, Ota, for post-mortem examination.
 
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for investigation.
 
He also directed that the fleeing accomplice be hunted and brought to book within the shortest possible time.
 
Iliyasu appealed to residents of the state not to take any threat to their lives lightly by reporting such to the police no matter who was involved.

Horror: Check Out The Shocking Thing A Father Did To His Own Son In Ondo (Photos)

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A father has gotten himself into very serious trouble after wrecking damage on his own son with a broom in Ondo. 





A father has been reportedly arrested by authorities after he was found out to have flogged his son with a broom to the extent that he left the poor boy with too many marks all over his body.
 
According to Omo Edema, Rotiba, a single father of two, from Oke-Ijebu, Akure, Ondo State Nigeria, in what he believed to be moderate correctional measure to prevent one of his children from stealing, terribly whipped him with a bunch of broom.
 
The five-year-old child was left with blood-laden marks all over his body.
 
However, as the little boy was in pain, his father was also facing questioning at the Ondo State Command’s Headquarters of NSCDC, Alagbaka, Akure.

Why Nigerians Should Beware Of Imported Rice – Federal Govt. Warns

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The President Muhamamdu Buhari-led federal government has fired a warning to millions of Nigerians over the purchase and consumption of imported rice. 





While speaking at a media briefing in Lagos on Monday, the minister of information, Lai Mohammed, cautioned Nigerians over the unhealthy status of imported rice smuggled into the country.
 
According to TheCable, the minister said the government could not guarantee the healthy status of the rice having spent months on the high seas and warehouses.
 
He appealed to Nigerians to complement the efforts of the government by consuming only locally-grown and processed rice which he said “is fresher, tastier and healthier’’.
 
“We don’t know where or how imported rice is made or how old it is. It is reported that most of the rice dumped on us are old and probably rejected.
 
“The citizens of those countries do not eat this rice. The citizens of Benin Republic also do not eat it. But they send it to us. Unhealthy foods are dangerous to our health. So, let’s eat what we can vouch for.”
 
The minister noted that rice smuggling was the biggest challenge facing rice production in Nigeria.
 
Quoting the Rice Millers Importers and Distributors Association of Nigeria (RIMIDAN), he said more than two million metric tonnes (MT) of parboiled rice were smuggled into Nigeria in 2017.
 
Lai Mohammed said smuggled rice was primarily sourced from Thailand and India and came into Nigeria through the country’s borders with Benin, Niger and Cameroon.
 
“In Benin Republic, the total demand for white rice (white rice is consumed in Benin, against parboiled rice in Nigeria) is 400,000 MT. Yet, the country with a population of about 11 million imports between one million and 1.2m MT of rice annually,” he said.
 
“Who are they importing for? Nigerians, of course. In fact, as Nigeria’s rice import falls, Benin’s rice imports increase. Most of the parboiled rice imported by Benin eventually land in Nigeria through smuggling.”
 
The minister said smuggled rice costs between N11,000 and N13,000 per 50kg bag, while Nigerian-processed rice sells for between N14,500 and N15,000 per 50kg bag.
 
Explaining why the price of local rice was higher, he said Cameroon and Benin Republics had lowered tariff payable on rice to five percent to encourage importation and subsequent smuggling into Nigeria.
 
He added that Thailand and India where the smuggled rice were sourced also gave a high level of subsidies to rice farmers and rice processors.
 
The minister disclosed that the local rice producers had made some representations to the government on how Nigerian rice could compete favourably, in terms of pricing, with the heavily subsidised imported rice.
 
He assured that the government would work on the presentations to formulate policies and take steps that will bring down the price of local rice.
 
“Nigerians should remember that every time they eat imported rice, they are eating the jobs that would have been created for Nigerians,” he said.
 
“It is important for Nigerians to know that when they consume imported rice, they are creating jobs in India and Thailand and destroying jobs across our country.
 

“Today, we have rice farmers in all states and all geopolitical zones. In fact, most of us have friends and relatives who are farming rice. So if we don’t patronise their products, we are destroying their livelihoods.”
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