Daughter of former NAFDAC boss, Dora Akunyili, Njideka Akunyili Crosby beat her personal record last Thursday when she sold one of her paintings for almost $1.1 million at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale.
The painting named Drown (pictured above) which was done in 2012, was initially estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000 but was eventually sold for $1,092,500.
No fewer than 11 people made a bid for the painting and it was eventually sold to an anonymous bidder.
“Drown,”is an intimate double […]
A Zimbabwean pastor seems to have gathered the necessary spiritual inspiration from the cucumber saga of the former Miss Anambra, Chidinma Okeke in a recent oddity.
According to reports making the rounds online, a Zimbabwean Prophet, Walter Magaya, allegedly sold anointed cucumbers in his church as the congregants especially the ladies patronized him well.
“The things we hear about pastors and their quests for miracles these days is quite alarming” a social media user said.
This act seems not have gone down well […]
A 63-year-old man Korede Odubela, has been nabbed by police in Ogun State for allegedly killing his 16-year-old step-daughter, Amudat Oshimodi, and selling her head to his own son, Seun, a herbalist for N3,000.
It was gathered that the suspect reportedly arranged with another accomplice identified as Lekan Lawal, to commit the heinous crime at Imosan Area of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of the state.
The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who paraded 12 suspects, including the two other suspected […]
The police in Lagos State have arrested a commercial s*x worker for allegedly selling her two-year-old child in the Badagry area of the state.
For allegedly selling her 2-year-old child in the Badagry area of Lagos State, the gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police, Badagry Division, have arrested a woman, identified as Grace Onome, on Saturday after a tip-off.
According to reports, Onome’s four accomplices, who allegedly aided the sale of the girl, were also arrested by the police, as the sold […]
Senator Domingo Obende, who represented Edo North Senatorial district in the Seventh Senate, at the weekend, joined in condemnation of the call for the sale of some national assets to cushion the country’s current economic recession.
Fielding questions from journalists in Benin City, Senator Obende said “no nation sells its assets because of temporary recession.
“Our party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not taken a decision on that neither our government. Our assets are our strength.”
Obende also spoke on the victory […]
George Zimmerman said he has sold the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012 for $250,000, television stations in Orlando and Las Vegas reported on Friday.
Zimmerman could not be reached to verify the reports by KTNV in Las Vegas and WOFL in Orlando.
His offer to sell the Kel-Tec PF9 9mm handgun on UnitedGunGroup.com drew praise from gun rights supporters and scorn from critics who accused him of seeking to profit from the 17-year-old’s […]
George Zimmerman finally sold the gun he killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin with, after several failed attempts and several fake online bidders. The gun was put in a private auction which had only seven verified bidders and it reportedly sold for $120,000. The person who bought the firearm has not yet been identified.
The United Gun Group auction site put the gun back on sale after 2 failed attempts by their site to sell the gun but added a private […]