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Religion / Holy Hankerchief - Greedy Gimmicks From The Pulpit by Ilekokonit: 11:04pm On Dec 06
Holy Hankerchief - Greedy Gimmicks From The Pulpit





Religion / Robert Tilton's 'gospel Of Greed' by Ilekokonit: 10:07pm On Dec 06
Religion / Pastors Living The Ultra Expensive Lifestyle At Their Church Members Expense by Ilekokonit: 8:57pm On Dec 06
Religion / Man Gives Last $5,000 To Church And Weeks Later Is Turned Away From Same Church by Ilekokonit: 8:32pm On Dec 06
Man gives last $5,000 as a "vow of faith" to church and weeks later is turned away from same church

Ole Anthony, a Dallas-based minister whose Trinity Foundation church works with the homeless and the poor on the east side of Dallas, first took an interest in Tilton's ministry in the late 1980s after some of the people coming to the Trinity Foundation for help told him they had lost all of their money making donations to some of the higher profile televangelists, especially fellow Dallas-area minister Robert Tilton. Curious about the pervasiveness of the problem, the Trinity Foundation got on the mailing lists of several televangelists, including Tilton, and started keeping records of the many types of solicitations they received almost daily from various ministries.

Former Coca-Cola executive Harry Guetzlaff came to the Trinity Foundation after he had been turned away from Tilton's church when he found himself on hard times following a divorce. He had been a longtime high-dollar donor and gave up his last $5,000 as a "vow of faith" just weeks earlier. Guetzlaff's experience, combined with the sheer magnitude of mailings from Tilton's ministry, spurred Anthony, a former intelligence officer in the United States Air Force and licensed private investigator, to start a full investigation of Tilton's ministry. Guetzlaff joined Anthony in the task of gathering details on Tilton's operation and later did much of the legwork in finding and following the paper trail for the ABC news investigation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Tilton#Allegations_of_exploitation_of_vulnerable_people



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59IASbBmF4c
Religion / Pastor Puts Unread Prayer Requests In The Bin But Keeps Money That Came With It by Ilekokonit: 8:00pm On Dec 06
Ministry and fundraising scandal
In 1991, Diane Sawyer and ABC News conducted an investigation of Televangelist Robert Tilton (as well as two other Dallas-area televangelists, W.V. Grant and Larry Lea). The investigation, assisted by Trinity Foundation president Ole Anthony and broadcast on ABC's Primetime Live on November 21, 1991, alleged that Tilton's ministry threw away prayer requests without reading them, keeping only the accompanying money or valuables sent to the ministry by viewers, garnering his ministry an estimated US$80 million a year.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Tilton#Ministry_and_fundraising_scandal

Allegations of exploitation of vulnerable people
Ole Anthony, a Dallas-based minister whose Trinity Foundation church works with the homeless and the poor on the east side of Dallas, first took an interest in Tilton's ministry in the late 1980s after some of the people coming to the Trinity Foundation for help told him they had lost all of their money making donations to some of the higher profile televangelists, especially fellow Dallas-area minister Robert Tilton. Curious about the pervasiveness of the problem, the Trinity Foundation got on the mailing lists of several televangelists, including Tilton, and started keeping records of the many types of solicitations they received almost daily from various ministries.

Former Coca-Cola executive Harry Guetzlaff came to the Trinity Foundation after he had been turned away from Tilton's church when he found himself on hard times following a divorce. He had been a longtime high-dollar donor and gave up his last $5,000 as a "vow of faith" just weeks earlier. Guetzlaff's experience, combined with the sheer magnitude of mailings from Tilton's ministry, spurred Anthony, a former intelligence officer in the United States Air Force and licensed private investigator, to start a full investigation of Tilton's ministry. Guetzlaff joined Anthony in the task of gathering details on Tilton's operation and later did much of the legwork in finding and following the paper trail for the ABC news investigation.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Tilton#Allegations_of_exploitation_of_vulnerable_people



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59IASbBmF4c
Religion / Pastor Fails Miserably When Asked By Court About How He Spends Ministry's Funds! by Ilekokonit: 10:14pm On Dec 05
Religion / Profitable Prophets by Ilekokonit: 5:54pm On Dec 05

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Religion / How TV Evangelists Perform FAKE Miracles, And STEAL Your Money by Ilekokonit: 7:32am On Dec 05
Religion / Tricks Of Pastorpreneurs Revealed By An Evangelist In A 1972 Documentary by Ilekokonit: 3:27am On Dec 05

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-NwKD9laZw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVLmKO26Emg#t=21m146s

Marjoe is a 1972 American documentary film produced and directed by Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan about the life of evangelist Marjoe Gortner. It won the 1972 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Marjoe was a precocious child preacher with extraordinary talents, who was immensely popular in the American South. His parents earned large sums of money off of his earnings until the point he outgrew the novelty of his youthfulness.

Marjoe rejoined the ministry as a young adult solely as a means of earning a living, not as a believer. He spent the next several years using his fame and status as an evangelist to earn a living from both tent revivals and televangelism. Eventually, Gortner suffered a crisis of conscience and decided to give up the revival circuit. He offered a documentary film crew unrestricted access to him during his final revival tour, which took place in 1971.

The film contains scenes from revival meetings showing Gortner preaching and praying for people in Los Angeles, Fort Worth, Detroit, and Anaheim. This is interspersed with footage of Gortner admitting on camera that he was a non-believer and revealing the tactics that he and other evangelists used to manipulate people and to move them during revivals. Some of the evangelists even revealed where they bought properties kept secret and gave him advice to follow. Gortner said he studied Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones as a model for his routine.

At the time of the film's release, it generated considerable press, but the movie was not shown widely in theaters in the Southern United States. The distributor feared adverse reaction to the film in the Bible Belt so it was not shown any farther south than Des Moines, Iowa.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjoe
Business / Aliko Dangote: Things You Never Knew About Him by Ilekokonit: 8:32pm On Nov 28
Aliko Dangote: Things You Never Knew About Him

Published on March 17, 2017 By Opemipo Adeniyi



ANCESTRY
Young Aliko was born in the ancient city of Kano of the famed groundnut pyramids. Kano has been a commercial center for centuries with it being a focal point for all kinds of economic activities ranging from the sale of slaves in exchange for salt to the trade in spices, kolanuts, leather, cotton, sugar and gold. Alhassan Abdullahi Dantata (named for Tata, the nurse who raised him, Dantata means ‘the son of Tata’) was his maternal great grandfather and he also learnt the art of business and making money from his own father.

By 1913, he was the largest exporter of kolanuts in West Africa. The coming of the colonial masters with the railway was too good an opportunity for him as he took advantage of the rails to move his kolanuts along the Lagos-Kano route. With time, he became the sole distributor for the Lever Brothers (later Unilever) and add the profits of the groundnut boom, he was already super-rich, the richest in Nigeria, and by 1955 when he died, he was clearly the richest in West Africa.

The children of the late polygamous merchant swore to an oath by the Holy Qu’ran with their father on the deathbed to work together and not split the family’s business empire. Till today, the Dantatas run things in Nigeria -without any noise. Groundnut trader, Sanusi Alhassan Dantata, Nigeria’s first millionaire, was the eldest of the siblings and was the overseer of the family’s business activities.

Dangote grew up in the loving care of his maternal grandfather, Sanusi who took Aliko, his first grandson, into his care after the untimely death of his father. Sanusi transformed the family business even beyond the wildest dreams of their late dad. This grand old rich man died in 1997, and left many children, one of whom is Mariya, his eldest daughter and Umm Aliko (the mother of Aliko).

Rewind back to the 1950s and we meet a man named Mohammed Dangote, a businessman, fellow Qadirriya sect member and ally of Sanusi Dantata. This man would later ko-enu-ife-si (‘toast’) Mariya, the daughter of his friend, through her father and his business associate, Sanusi Dantata. Mohammed Dangote dabbled into politics and was even a Member, Northern House of Assembly and belonged to the Northern People’s Congress (NPC) of the Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello. By the mid-50s, the two lovebirds were joined together in holy matrimony in Kano. That was the fusing point of the Dantatas and the Dangotes.

EARLY DAYS & GROWING UP
On the 10th of April, 1957, a bouncing baby boy weighing just a little above three kilogrammes was born in Kano. The radiant mother was Mariya and the small baby boy of that day is the reason you are reading this. A week after, he was named after his father while his overjoyed grandfather, Sanusi Dantata gave him the name ‘Aliko’ which means ‘The Victorious One Who Defends Humanity’.


FAMILY

From his own mother’s side, Dangote has three siblings: Sani, Bello and a younger brother who died in an air crash in Kano with Ibrahim Abacha in 1996. Dangote’s mother, who became a widow in 1965 is still very much alive, was honoured with a degree by the Bayero University, Kano (BUK), runs one of the largest charities in Nigeria but is protected from the public eye. When Dangote bought his recreational boat, he named it after his Abiyamo (Mother), calling it Mariya.

SCHOOLING

-1964: Kano Capital Elementary School (during break time in the high-brow primary school with other schoolkids who wanted sweets, Aliko would bring out a handful and told his jolly good friends that they could have one for a dime. He was that sharp.)

-1964: Sheikh Ali Kumasi Madrasa (Arabic School): He attended the Quranic school when he returned from the primary school, a pattern that is common with many Nigerian Muslims.

-1970s: Capital High School, Kano.

-1970s: School of Economics & Business, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, where he bagged a degree in business studies and administration.

In addition to all these forms of formal education, he also got a great deal of informal education from his grandfather, which he makes use of till this day. Hear him: ‘All my business acumen and instincts I inherited from my maternal grandfather. As his first grandson, he poured his business wizardry into me. I would not have been where I am today without him; a very great man, loving and caring.’

LOVE, HEARTBREAKS, CHILDREN, MARRIAGE & DIVORCES

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has been married and divorced three times before his current marriage. He was not engaged in polygamy at any point but took one wife at a time. In May 1977, his family selected his first wife for him and the union was consummated without delay. Aliko had just turned 20. Fast forward to 2009, Dangote fell in love with the young daughter of the late Nigerian President, Nafisat Yar’adua (now the wife of the Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Isa Yuguda). Nafisat turned down Dangote’s advances for one reason: she was friends with Halima, Dangote’s daughter. Nafisat, at the age of 21, became Governor Yuguda’s fourth wife in 2009.

After he divorced his first wife that his family got for him, he married Mariya A. D Muhammad Rufai, a Senator’s daughter and former Bauchi State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Human Services (see pictures). After he divorced her, he married two other women but the marriages collapsed.

Some other women have also been romantically linked to the billionaire. These include the Director and Secretary of his United Kingdom subsidiary, Dangote Global Services, Miss Oluwatosin Coker while another is the late Ondo-born business executive, sugar merchant and reverend with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Rev. Chief (Mrs.) Josephine Oluwadamilola Kuteyi, with whom he dragged the purchase of the Bacita Sugar Factory. A divorcee mother of four sons (Saheed, Ganiyu, Ahmed and Rasaq), she died in a helicopter crash in Osun State in 2011 while on her way to her Bacita sugar company in Kwara State. The helicopter plunged from a height of 2,500 feet, killing all the occupants.

HOW HE STARTED
When he left for Lagos as a 20-year-old in 1977, Nigeria was enjoying stupendous oil profits and the military government of the day decided to ruin some of it on FESTAC’77. There was massive construction going on in various parts of the country and it was at that moment Dangote went to his beloved grandfather to ask for a loan so he could import cement which will be used for some of the FESTAC buildings. He narrates: ‘For me, I started small as a trader in cement. Then I left cement around 1978. Because there was this armada and cement was difficult to get at that time. I had my own money which my grandfather gave me free, but then he gave me also an additional loan of N500,000 (about $3,000) which was big money in those days. At that time (1978), you could purchase ten Mercedes Benz cars with that amount as each was sold for N5,000 while a Volkswagen Beetle went for N900 to N1,000. The money was quite a substantial amount then. The loan was supposed to be paid back whenever I was okay-maybe after three or four years. But I paid the loan back within six months.’

The real genius of Dangote is his ability to transform that seed money of yesterday into the billions of dollars today. The crux of the matter here is not that he got a helping hand from his rich grandfather but what he did with the assistance.

Throughout the Obasanjo regime down to Shagari, Buhari and IBB, there were vast construction projects: estates, federal universities (like UNILORIN) and so on. And cement was obviously needed. Obasanjo and Dangote, who was still working with his uncle, first met in the 1970s when he was the federal commissioner (minister) of transport. Also, while he was in Lagos, he learnt a lot from his uncle, Usman who had already formed solid ties with the military governments and got rice importation deals in 1970 at the end of the 30-month Nigerian Civil War. When their fellow Kano man, the late Murtala Mohammed came to power, his 27-year-old uncle was one of those contracted to decongest the Nigerian seaports in Lagos and made huge fortunes. With time, Aliko was brought on board, following them to business meetings in the dead of the night. It was during this time in Lagos he began to learn how to speak the Yoruba language.

While working with his uncle in Lagos, ‘squatting in his office’, he learnt a lot. He said of those times: ‘I started with the business of cement, which was giving us a lot of money because at that time, Nigeria was making so much money and we were doing a lot of constructions. On a vehicle which I normally get from my uncle, I was making about N1,350 to N1,400 per day, and I had an allocation of about 3-4 trucks including Saturdays and Sundays. Later , I realized I was making a lot of money though then I didn’t have a lot of ideas of what to do. It was only cement business that I knew and I was stuck to it up till 1980, when I started knowing Lagos, becoming a Lagosian, understanding where to go and finding people to buy import licenses from. Within three months, I paid my grandfather back because I had no further need of his money.’

BECOMING A BILLIONAIRE
It took Dangote three decades to amass one billion US dollars. His journey is a very interesting one, showing all the features of luck, opportunity, hardwork and divine providence. Under the Shagari regime, there was an unprecedented importation of essential commodities and products. Dangote’s company, then named Alco Company was one of the major importers. He also supplied huge tonnage of cement to the governments at different levels embarking on construction of vast housing projects.
When the Shagari government decided to also pay more attention to the construction of Abuja, the proposed new Federal Capital Territory, Dangote’s cement was also on point. When General Muhammadu Buhari came to power in 1983, he clamped down on all the importation and dirty deals of the Shagari regime.

Businessmen and tycoons like Dangote were not too happy with the new draconian regime but he played it calm and quickly adapted. If you cannot adapt to changes in this world and keep blaming all kinds of external forces, your chances of survival are seriously limited. Being the smart dude that he is, while other businessmen were complaining and groaning under the iron fists of Buhari and Idiagbon, his Ilorin-born no-nonsense deputy, Dangote veered and formed Dangote General Textiles Products Enterprises and focused on what the government of the day wanted: exportation of local products such as gum arabic, cotton, millet, cocoa, leather products, cotton and cashew nuts.

Amazing Quotes from Dangote:

‘I don’t like to boast, but let me tell you something. I was born into money. Both my father’s -from my mother’s side and also from father’s side -they have always had money. So, it’s not that I just came and picked up something from this thing. But it does not mean also in the family that everybody would be rich. I don’t know any of my family members -both from my mother’s side and my father’s side -that has ever had a deal with anybody in the government.’ (Not many people agree with this assertion).

How can agro-industrial businesses modernise?

Aliko Dangote: There is no way you can develop agriculture at 20% interest rates anywhere, even if you grow gold. So the government needs to bring interest rates down to single-digit figures for farmers….you also have to develop storage and give people guaranteed pricing. If there is no guaranteed pricing, you are not encouraging the farmer to grow. …..Dangote is trying to produce 700,000 tonnes of sugar annually over the next four years. We may employ at least 45,000 people to reach this target. That is the only way to create jobs.

-In 1978, before I started making money, the first car I bought was a Mercedes 200 for N5,100, and that time, there was no power steering (general laughter). -While giving a motivational lecture at the Pan African University, Lagos Business School (LBS).

Source: Abiyamo

https://www.naijanews.com/entertainment/7459-dangote-wife-and-children
Religion / TB Joshua Says The N.aked Wilderness Prayer Of Americans Stopped Hilary Clinton by Ilekokonit: 10:51pm On Nov 26
TB Joshua claims that his Prophecy of Hilary Clinton winning the Elections was changed because thousands of Americans went to the Wilderness to Pray N.aked and they called him to tell him this after the elections.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zi4CQ_bkCrU
Religion / Tb Joshua’s Early Ministry. Never Seen Before Video !!! by Ilekokonit: 10:00pm On Nov 26
Religion / Re: TB Joshua Releases Official Video Of Famed 'zimbabwe Coup' Prophecy by Ilekokonit: 9:00pm On Nov 26
The video from TB Joshua about the military taking over in a South African country was in 2014 and released by TB Joshua "a day after" Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday August 30, 2014, alleging that the military was attempting to take power and wanted to kill him.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lesotho_political_crisis

TB Joshua's 2014 prophecy about a coup in a vague South African country came on Sunday August 31 2014 a day after the above became public news.
https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/09/murder-southern-african-president-spark-political-crisis-tb-joshua/

Lesotho is not Zimbabwe but they are both in South Africa.

Talk of prophecy after the event.


The tricks behind TB Joshua's prophecies: REVEALED!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uqpUasnnNg
Religion / Re: VIDEO: How T.B Joshua Predicted President Mugabe’s Downfall by Ilekokonit: 9:00pm On Nov 26
The video from TB Joshua about the military taking over in a South African country was in 2014 and released by TB Joshua "a day after" Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday August 30, 2014, alleging that the military was attempting to take power and wanted to kill him.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lesotho_political_crisis

TB Joshua's 2014 prophecy about a coup in a vague South African country came on Sunday August 31 2014 a day after the above became public news.
https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/09/murder-southern-african-president-spark-political-crisis-tb-joshua/

Lesotho is not Zimbabwe but they are both in South Africa.

Talk of prophecy after the event.


The tricks behind TB Joshua's prophecies: REVEALED!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uqpUasnnNg
Religion / Re: TB Joshua's Prophesy About Zimbabwe Military Coup & Robert Mugabe's Removal by Ilekokonit: 8:59pm On Nov 26
The video from TB Joshua about the military taking over in a South African country was in 2014 and released by TB Joshua "a day after" Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday August 30, 2014, alleging that the military was attempting to take power and wanted to kill him.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lesotho_political_crisis

TB Joshua's 2014 prophecy about a coup in a vague South African country came on Sunday August 31 2014 a day after the above became public news.
https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/09/murder-southern-african-president-spark-political-crisis-tb-joshua/

Lesotho is not Zimbabwe but they are both in South Africa.

Talk of prophecy after the event.


The tricks behind TB Joshua's prophecies: REVEALED!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uqpUasnnNg
Nairaland / General / Re: Tb Joshua And Mugabe’s Ouster: Now The World Agrees…there Is A Seer In Nigeria! by Ilekokonit: 8:56pm On Nov 26
The video from TB Joshua about the military taking over in a South African country was in 2014 and released by TB Joshua "a day after" Lesotho's Prime Minister Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday August 30, 2014, alleging that the military was attempting to take power and wanted to kill him.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Lesotho_political_crisis

TB Joshua's 2014 prophecy about a coup in a vague South African country came on Sunday August 31 2014 a day after the above became public news.
https://www.newsday.co.zw/2014/09/murder-southern-african-president-spark-political-crisis-tb-joshua/

Lesotho is not Zimbabwe but they are both in South Africa.

Talk of prophecy after the event.


The tricks behind TB Joshua's prophecies: REVEALED!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uqpUasnnNg
Religion / TB Joshua's Prophecies: The Tricks Behind Them REVEALED! by Ilekokonit: 8:27pm On Nov 26

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Romance / 19-year-old Sells Her Virginity For £2 Million To Businessman by Ilekokonit: 1:56pm On Nov 17
A 19-year-old model has spoken of a "dream come true" after selling her virginity for more than £2 million to a businessman from Abu Dhabi.

The part-time student from the US claimed the highest bidder narrowly beat a Hollywood Actor from Los Angeles and a politician from Russia.

The teenager, named Giselle, said she decided to auction herself off on the German website Cinderella Escorts so she could pay tuition fees and go travelling.

"I would never have dreamt that the bid would rise so high and we would have reached 2.5 million euros," she said. "This is a dream come true."

The teenager said it was her idea to sell her virginity, and that she approached the agency to make the transaction in order to feel "safer".

She said she will meet the buyer in Germany and the hotel is booked. The agency has said it will provide security to accompany her to the meeting.

A spokesperson for the website said: "We organize the hotel, stay close to the hostel as a contact person in case of problems and the girl can cancel the meeting at any time.

"There are some girls who are looking for a buyer for their virginity on their own. It is safer to run this on our platform."

Cinderella Escorts, run by Jan Zakobielski, 27, caught the attention of the media in 2016 when 18-year-old Russian model Allexandra Khefren sold her virginity for around £2 million.


https://uk.news.yahoo.com/teenage-model-apos-sells-her-072433463.html

Crime / Re: Man Commits Suicide In Delta Because His Girlfriend Dumped Him (Graphic Photo) by Ilekokonit: 2:15am On Nov 13
Suicide by hanging can only happen by suspension hanging (the suspension of the body at the neck) or by drop hanging (a calculated drop designed to break the neck).

This guy commits suicide and :-
His knees are on the floor,
There is no dangling of his feet in the air,
The rope is in his hand (i.e there was no thrashing about to displace the rope).

This "suicide" doesn't seem authentic and is an embarrassment to real suicides.
Romance / No Sex Before Marriage by Ilekokonit: 6:31pm On Nov 12
You insist on No Sex Before Marriage and yet you are exposing half of your breasts, wearing extremely short skirts and capping it with high heels such that it is difficult for you to bend down in public.

No Sex Before Marriage and yet you stay the night in your boyfriends house, sleep Unclad beside him, shower at his place Unclad and dress up Unclad in front of him and you still insist on "No Sex Before Marriage".

How do some guys put up with this poo ?
Romance / Love Goes Sour - Woman Disfigures Boyfriend With Acid As He Sleeps by Ilekokonit: 9:05pm On Nov 08
BBC 8 Nov 2017

An acid attack victim has told jurors, in testimony recorded before his death, how the "jealous" ex accused of his murder laughed as she doused him in a corrosive liquid.

In video evidence, Mark van Dongen, 29, said Berlinah Wallace, 48, shouted "if I can't have you, no-one else can" as she threw sulphuric acid at him.

Bristol Crown Court heard he ended his life in a euthanasia clinic due to unbearable pain from his injuries.

Ms Wallace denies murder.

The court heard Dutch national Mr van Dongen was left paralysed from the neck down and lost his left leg, the sight in his left eye and most of the sight in his right eye, after the September 2015 attack in Bristol.

He was later told he would require a "lifetime of constant and dedicated care".

In January this year, he travelled to Belgium where he ended his life in a euthanasia clinic.

Jurors were shown the video interview with Mr van Dongen, filmed in hospital in July 2016, where he gave his account of the attack,

Trial judge Mrs Justice May warned them they may find the footage, which showed the extent of the scarring to the victim's body, "shocking and disturbing".

In the video, Mr van Dongen struggles to speak as he describes Ms Wallace waking him up and laughing as she threw acid over him, saying "if I can't have you, no one else can".

When the interviewer asks if he knew why she had attacked him, he says it was because she was jealous.

In a second video shown to the court, Mr van Dongen tells police Ms Wallace threw boiling water over him after an argument in 2014.

He also says Ms Wallace hit herself in the face, and told him she would tell police he had caused her injuries if he left her.

At the time of the attack, prosecutor Adam Vaitilingam QC told jurors, Mr van Dongen had begun seeing another woman and moved into a hotel.

The victim visited the defendant at her flat in Ladysmith Road, Bristol, because he was concerned that she was "in a bad way and self-harming", the court was told.

He fell asleep, jurors heard, and Ms Wallace laughed as she threw a glass of sulphuric acid over him.
'Couldn't bear living'

The court heard Mr van Dongen ran into the street "screaming for help", where neighbours tried to help him, and he was taken to a specialist burns unit at Southmead Hospital.

Mr Vaitilingam said: "The physical and mental suffering that he sustained from that calculated acid attack were what drove him to euthanasia.

"Put simply, he could not bear to live in that condition.

"If that is right, we say, then she is guilty of murder."

Ms Wallace wept in the dock as the jury were told Mr van Dongen was "genuinely frightened" of her, and the couple's relationship had become "volatile".

Berlinah Wallace denies murder and applying a corrosive substance

The jury heard computer records showed Ms Wallace had bought the acid online on 2 September.

She also carried out internet searches, including "can I die drinking sulphuric acid?", and browsed news stories on acid attack victims.

Ms Wallace admits throwing a substance over Mr van Dongen but denies any intent to cause him harm.

She claims she believed that she was throwing a glass of water over him.

Richard Smith QC, defending, told the jury "to keep an open mind".

"Yes, she threw the glass over him, but defence claims Mr van Dongen put the acid in the cup without her knowledge, and encouraged her to drink it resulting in a mirror image of what we now have."

He said the couple had a "turbulent and complicated relationship" and Ms Wallace was going to blackmail Mr van Dongen with personal information, which was why he put the acid in the glass and encouraged her to drink it.

Ms Wallace denies murder and applying a corrosive substance.

The trial continues on Thursday.









http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-41914798
Celebrities / Re: Lizzy Anjorin: "Don’t Use Your Vagina To Do Promo'' by Ilekokonit: 6:15am On Oct 31

The man that blessed your friends with 50million base on fvck, can fvck u without giving u 5k. A man know the lady that her luck works together with his own and behold, he can spend all his fortune on her, so if u run enter that kind of relationship my sister, YOU carry PUS....Y do promo ni o.

And a lot of Naija women will have this dim witted prostitute as their role model

I assert that a big cause of marital breakdowns and the reason a lot of Naija women can not find or keep a man for long is because they see these crude Nollywood prostitutes and female touts as role models and any right thinking man will drop like a hot potato any woman who exhibits traits similar to those of these Nollywood actresses.

But will our "enlightened" Naija women listen

Of course they won't listen since they as women know what men want and they now want to be the woman in the relationship and at the same time be the man

And when their relationships irretrievably break down through their own mismanagement, they will come crying crocodile tears on social media.

The wise woman builds her house, but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. Proverbs 14:1
Romance / Re: My Girlfriend Hit Me With A Sudden News by Ilekokonit: 8:09pm On Oct 25
Philosophia:
I don't have the resources to turn things around right now. I am in a quagmire. Please Help!

True love does not depend on resources.

The wedding vows state For richer for poorer meaning that whether you get richer or poorer your spouse vows to stay with you.

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Celebrities / Re: Jubilation As Dammy Krane Arrives Nigeria (video) by Ilekokonit: 4:19pm On Sep 24
Ohun tojumiri lalagbon, bi mo dele ma ro nile
Enu o gba rohin lalagbon
Aimoye suspect lalagbon
Aimoye officer lalagbon
Gbogbo irawo lalagbon
Okunrin lalagbon o, obirin lalagbon
Awon oni Crime lalagbon
Awon oni fraud lalagbon
Aimoye obtaining lalagbon
Awon oni bunkering lalagbon
Bank manager lalagbon
Sabotage lalagbon
London Protocol lalagbon
Wrong investigation lalagbon
Oyakhilome lalagbon
Aunty Esther lalagbon
Kuruku lalagbon
Imported suzzie lalagbon
Awon omi shege lalagbon

Orlando Owoh
Politics / Re: 4 Million Ipobs Hit The Street Of London To Protest Over Army Killing (video) by Ilekokonit: 6:27pm On Sep 17
omohayek:

Seeing as all of London's population is 8 million, 4 million people marching on its streets would completely paralyze the city, making for international headlines, and yet we've heard nothing of these 4 million IPOB supporters in any major news outlets! Besides which, I doubt there are 4 million black people in all of the entire United Kingdom, so did IPOB use mass airlifts to bring in its marchers or something?

And now, to this fresh lie, which is particularly idiotic given how many Nigerians live in London and can therefore easily refute it.

Allow them.

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Politics / Ipob Continues To Ridicule Themselves Daily With Elementary Bare Faced Lies by Ilekokonit: 6:12pm On Sep 17
over 4 million black people in london hit the street to protest the killing of ipobs in nigeria
http://www.nairaland.com/4059877/4-million-ipobs-hit-street

The total black population in London is 1,101,688 so, where did 4 million black protesters in London spring from

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnic_groups_in_London#Black_population_of_London


When you are in a hole, you are advised to stop digging but Ipob continues to ridicule themselves daily with elementary bare faced lies.

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Politics / Re: 4 Million Ipobs Hit The Street Of London To Protest Over Army Killing (video) by Ilekokonit: 6:03pm On Sep 17
Over 4 million black people in London hit the street to protest the killing of Ipobs in Nigeria

The total black population in London is 1,101,688 so, where did 4 million black protesters in London spring from

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnic_groups_in_London#Black_population_of_London


When you are in a hole, you are advised to stop digging but Ipob continues to ridicule themselves daily with elementary bare faced lies.

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Politics / Re: Nnamdi Kanu And The Igbo Downfall. by Ilekokonit: 5:23pm On Sep 17
mekaboy:
Is the Igbo Marginalization also the reason kanu did not achieve anything in Britain ?

Very good question.
Education / Re: I Need Help For My Medical Student Boy. by Ilekokonit: 11:27pm On Sep 16
Zico5:
My son, a part two medical student is having problem with biochemistry.

It could be because he is reading the most difficult Biochemistry textbook which is authored by Harpers.

There are other easier to assimilate textbooks of Biochemistry as detailed by the Indian Medical Student in the video below.

The book is called Lippincotts Illustrated Reviews Biochemistry 5th edition and you can download it online here :- http://103.4.234.46/books/Lippincotts%20Illustrated%20Reviews%20Biochemistry%205th%20edition.pdf

Also, ask your son to adopt the Indian lady in the video below as a study mentor on Youtube as she has passed her first MBBS Medical school exams and had a distinction in Biochemistry. If your son can follow her videos / channel on Youtube and shun too much social life, he will easily qualify as a Doctor in a few years time but he has to put in the hours of studying the right books as pointed out in this lady's videos on Youtube.

If he can't get a physical copy of a book mentioned by the lady, he can download a soft copy on the internet.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrHCp7tf8WM
Politics / Re: BBC Launches Pidgin Service - Details by Ilekokonit: 4:19pm On Aug 22
GenBuhari:
Don't get your news from imperialist, they are using their propaganda to mentally enslave people.

For me, it was a miracle of sorts when Buhari made it back to Nigeria on Saturday as I don't trust the British around anyone who wants or attempts to fix Nigeria.

Buhari dealt with the British in 1984 and the minute he won "just" the APC primaries, the BBC started slagging him off on their website as being a rigid person.

I don't trust the British around any good hearted Nigerian leader. The British are benefiting big time from the corruption in Nigeria.

The Brits and their BBC have never meant Nigeria well.

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Politics / Re: Saraki's Birth Certificate And Passport Do Not Have The Name Abubakar In Them by Ilekokonit: 3:59pm On Aug 22
GenBuhari:
I follow you , please can you not share too many posts at You should try and limit it to one share per thread.
Thanks.

Ok then.
Politics / Re: Anambra Lawyers Blast Nnamdi Kanu, Blame Him Over Ekwulobia Crises by Ilekokonit: 1:01am On Aug 22
We are compelled to state for the umpteenth time that we shall never fold our alms and watch Mazi Nnamdi Kanu pull our sacred constitution apart, pollute the system with rotten speeches of putrid hatred, acrimonious vituperations and denigrating venoms while pouring acerbic expletives on the foundations of our democracy in a manner that is capable of bringing an organised society to a perilous end. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu should be rest assured that if we could use our legal arsenal to rescue him from the Kuje gulag after waging a very deadly and fierce legal battle on his behalf against the Federal Government of Nigeria [amidst all odds], we equally have more than what it takes [in our legal armoury] to decisively end his impunity and defend democracy [from his tyranny, imposition and buffoonery]
The Anambra lawyers are in effect telling Kanu that if we could secure your release, we can put you back in jail.


We hereby re-iterate our call on the relevant authorities to urgently commence a high-powered clinical investigation into the activities of the IPOB. Biafra is a sacred ideology which is not commodious enough to admit acts of outlawry, criminal intimidations and charlatanism under its canopied ambience.
Lawyers who fought for Kanu's bail are now calling him an outlaw, a criminal and a charlatan.

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