Monday, 30 June 2014

Sanchez 'would prefer Arsenal move over Liverpool'

Sanchez 'would prefer Arsenal move over Liverpool'

Chile star Alexis Sanchez wants to stay at Barcelona next season – but would allegedly prefer to join Arsenal over Liverpool if he is forced to move this summer.
According to Spanish newspaper Sport, the 25-year-old is ‘happy’ in Spain and wants to spend at least one more season at Barcelona.

Photo: Police van left suspended three-storeys high over town

Police van left suspended three-storeys high over town

A policeman had some explaining to do after the van he was driving ended up wedged between two buildings suspended three-storeys high.
Park He, 35, was heading back to the police station in Shandong Province, East China, when suddenly he spotted a car on the wrong side of the road.

Joseph Yobo Retires From International Football

Joseph Yobo has called time on his international career after becoming the first Nigerian to reach 100 caps. The defender marked his final game with a stirring performance in defence, blotted only by a late own goal in a 2-0 loss to France in the World Cup round of 16 fixture.
He told after the game that it is over. "This is it. I've had some great years playing for Nigeria and it has been a wonderful experience, but it's time to face my family now and concentrate on my club career."

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Davido Wins Best African Act at 2014 BET Awards

Davido has won the 2014 BET Award for Best African Act, which was revealed at a pre-event taping in Los Angeles ahead of the main award ceremony on Sunday night.

OBO shared his victory with fans saying, ” Thanks to all my fans!! WE WON @BETAwards BEST AFRICAN ACT 2014!! so happy!! Time to party!”

Saturday, 28 June 2014

We must beat Nigeria — Benzema

France top striker, Karim Benzema has warned his French squad to get serious for a tough encounter with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the second round of the World Cup insisting that they must do everything to beat the African champions.

Bonus standoff won't affect players - Yobo

Joseph Yobo says Thursday's bonus standoff will not distract the Super Eagles when they play France on Monday.

The Nigeria players boycotted training as they demanded advance payment of the graduated appearance they had agreed with the NFF.

Friday, 27 June 2014

Photos: 34 weeks pregnant, Alysia Montano competes at USAs National Championships

Alysia Montano's streak of USA 800m titles was snapped today at four, but the 28 year-old from Canyon Country, Calif., couldn't be happier.  In fact, she got a standing ovation from the small afternoon crowd gathered here at Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State University after she crossed the finish line of her preliminary dead last in 2:32.13.

Super Eagles Boycott Training In Money Row

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The Nigeria squad at the World Cup have missed a scheduled training session in a row over bonus money.
BBC Sport understands the players believe they are each $15,000 (£8,800) short of what they were expecting for reaching the last 16 in Brazil.
They refused to train in Campinas on Thursday and officials later confirmed the session had been cancelled.

Barca hope to get Suarez for just £40m as transfer talks begin

Barcelona think they will be able to sign Luis Suarez for a knock-down £40million following his biting shame at the World Cup in Brazil.
The news comes as the Catalan club begin negotiations to try and lure the Uruguayan to the Nou Camp, with his lawyer flying into Spain to discuss personal terms.

Boy breaks into Ronaldo's hotel room, he lets him stay


A 15-year-old Brazilian boy successfully breached security to get into Cristiano Ronaldo’s hotel room at the World Cup.
According to Globo, the youngster, named Yago Leal, met the Portugal star after climbing the hotel in Brasilia where Portugal stayed for their clash with Ghana.

Wenger confirms Vidal interest

Arsene Wenger has revealed his admiration for Arturo Vidal amid talk that he is set for a £44million transfer to Arsenal.
Vidal, who plays for Italian side Juventus, has been strongly linked with a transfer away from Serie A in recent weeks.

Woman arraigned for stabbing hubby’s friend

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A housewife,Temitope Ajayi, 28, has been arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, today docked for allegedly stabbing and pouring urine on her husband’s female friend.
The accused was reported to have stabbed one Ganiyat Yusuf on the head for cooking for her husband while she was away.

'I was strangled, tied up' ─ Kidnapped six-year-old boy recounts

The victim with the suspect

A six-year-old boy, Emmanuel Emeka, who was rescued from a suspected kidnapper on Wednesday in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, has recounted how he was lured, seized and tied up by his abductor.

Emmanuel said the suspect, identified as Mama Ifunaya, who was a neighbour, lured him into her room, strangled him, covered his mouth with clothes before tying him up with rope to prevent him from screaming.

15 men gang rape 16-yr-old girl in Rivers

POLICE have arrested members of a 15-man gang that allegedly raped a 16-year-old girl in Gbuga area of Ogbunabali, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The state Police Commissioner, Mr Tunde Ogunsakin, told newsmen, yesterday, at the Police headquarters in Port Harcourt that the girl allegedly attended a party organised in the area, adding that she took a glass of strong drink offered her by one of the rapists which made her pass out before she was allegedly raped by 15 men.

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Photos: Cossy Orjiakor goes topless for Super Eagles

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Photos from City People Entertainment Awards

These are pictures from thee City People Entertainment Awards held this past Sunday June 22nd in Lagos. 

More photos after the cut

NDLEA Arrests 279 Drug Suspects

At least 279 drug suspects have been arrested by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Kano, northwest Nigeria, in the last six months.
Briefing newsmen during the United Nations Day Against Drug Abuse, NDLEA Commander in Kano, Garba Ahmadu said out of the figure, 108 have already been convicted, adding that 2298.866kgs of illicit drugs were also seized from suspects.

Stephen Keshi confirms Babatunde is Out due to Injury

Stephen Keshi, head coach of the Nigerian football team – Super Eagles, has confirmed in a post match interview that Michael Babatunde will likely not participate in the remaining matches at the ongoing FIFA World Cup .
Keshi said the midfielder will be undergoing surgery and may not be feature in the rest of Nigeria’s 2014 World Cup matches. Nigeria will meet France in the next match.
Babatunde sustained an injury on his hand after blocking a shot by Ogenyi Onazi which was goal bound, and he twisted his arm.
“It is sad that we may not see him play again in the World Cup. He is going for surgery. It is bad.” said Keshi.

Kevin Prince Boateng & Sulley Muntari SACKED From Camp GC Staff

Kevin Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari

Ghanaian footballers-Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince Boateng has been SACKED from Black Stars camp. The two were asked to leave by 8am… This comes ahead of Ghana’s match with Portugal tonight. We are not certain if the two will play tonight following the SACK.

Woman Finally Gives Birth After Being Pregnant For 14 years!

Miracle mother, Mercy James, delivered a baby girl on Saturday June 7, 2014 after carrying her pregnancy for 14 whole years!Can you beat that! She named her baby “Miracle”. Read the single parentrecounting f her ordeal during the 14 years she was pregnant after the break …

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Ritualists’ Den Discovered In Lagos

•A chained man rescued from the ritualists’ den this morning in Ikorodu

A ritualists’ den has been discovered in Majidun area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.The den, where kidnapped children and adults were allegedly kept as hostages was found beside a church, Holy Family Church, situated in the remote area of the town.

A member of the church who spoke with our correspondents said that the discovery was made Wednesday morning when a lady was caught with two children kept inside a Ghana-must-go sack by residents of the area. The children, four years old were found alive and tied with a rope.
Before the lady was handed over to the police, she allegedly confessed to the residents that her blood was being used by the owner of the church for ritual and was asked to bring the two children for replacement.

I Cannot Be A Thief Because I Was Baptised In The Church- Francis Atuche

I Cannot Be A Thief Because I Was Baptised In The Church- Francis Atuche

Francis Atuche is a former Managing Director of Bank PHB, who is accused of N25.7 billion belonging to Bank PHB now Keystone Bank with his wife, Elizabeth.

The two of them are standing trial for allegedly stealing and have been charged to court by the EFCC alongside, Ugo Anyanwu, a former Chief Financial Officer of the bank.

Ghana President, Mahama Begs Black Stars Not To Boycott Portugal Game

It seems all is not well in the Black Stars of Ghana camp in Brazil... Despite an earlier refutal of reports that members of the playing body of the Ghanaian national football team, currently in Brazil, were contemplating a boycott of the much anticipated match with Portugal in protest of unpaid bonuses, it has now been revealed that President John Dramani Mahama has had to call the captain of the Black Stars to urge them not to go on with their threat.

Armed Robbers Hijacked Bullion Van And Escape With Millions Of Naira

Armed Robbers Hijacked Bullion Van And Escape With Millions Of Naira

Each time a bullion van is passing in major cities in Nigeria, cars park for it to move past, people stand as daredevil drivers and policemen drive recklessly like kings.

Sometimes, bad men don’t always like this special treatment on vans carrying money which is the reason why we hear sad stories when these vans are attacked.

Cheating Married Woman Takes Under-age Boy’s Virginity

Cheating Married Woman Takes Under-age Boy's Virginity In Matrimony Bed

A head teacher had decided to take undue advantage of one her pupils who was 13, when she started grooming him to have carnal knowledge of her.

She was 28 when this ordeal began. She would invite him to her home and she would suggest they play a game of dares and that this resulted in her allowing him to expose and touch her.

Psychiatric patient stabs herbalist to death

A 24-year-old psychiatric patient, Iijisakin Ayoola, has reportedly stabbed to death his 60-year-old traditional doctor, Alfa Iliasu Waheed, in Idanre, Ondo State.
Consequently, the Police in Akure has detained the suspect.
The suspect reportedly stabbed the traditional doctor in the neck with a broken bottle which caused his death.

Beyonce & Will Smith Will Star In Film Together?

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Beyonce and Will Smith are expected to star in the upcoming sequel for the superhero themed film Hancock together.
Karen Civil reports that when she checked the IMDB page for Hancock 2 it’s where  Beyonce's name was listed as a cast-member.
Hancock was a Box Office hit which pulled in $107 million in ticket sales after the first week it debuted back in 2008.

Jogger finds baby strapped into car seat in bush

Jogger finds baby strapped into car seat in bush

A woman out for her morning jog made the bizarre discovery of a missing baby girl strapped into a car seat in a bush.
Eight-month-old Genesis Hailey had been there for around six hours after a man who stole a car noticed her in the back in north Houston, Texas.

Balotelli to Arsenal is pure invention, says Wenger

Balotelli to Arsenal is pure invention, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has denied any truth in rumours linking Mario Balotelli with a move to Arsenal.
The Italian striker has been mooted as a potential Gunners target this summer – a possibility which has been played up by the player’s agent Mino Raiola.

Stephen Keshi Super Eagles Coach Replies Nigerians Who Insulted Him

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi is angry at Nigerian fans for insulting him and his family over the team’s performance at the on-going World Cup in Brazil.

Why I buried ex-customs official, daughter alive ─ suspect

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday paraded a 64-year-old native doctor, Alhaji Olatunji Azeez, who confessed to have killed a retired customs officer, Mrs. Angela Kerry, and her 10-year-old adopted daughter, Obiagulum, on May 10, 2014.

PUNCH Metro had reported on Monday that the decomposed bodies of the woman and her daughter were found in Azeez’s house in Ire Akari Crescent, Ajuwon Akute, Ogun State by operatives of the Lagos State Special Anti-Robbery Squad. The police subsequently marked the building as a kidnapper’s den.

"I don't sell sex toys' - actress Bisi Ibidapo-Obe insists

Despite seen posing with dildos from her newly opened intimate adult store in Magodo, actress Bisi Ibidapo-Obe (centre) insists she doesn't sell se*x toys.

Speaking Encomium magazine this week, the mother-of-one, who said she's found love again after her bitter public spat with baby-daddy, Dino Melaye, said she's offended when people says she's into the adult business

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Arsenal want £12m for Thomas Vermaelen

Arsenal and United locked in stalemate over Vermaelen fee
Manchester United’s summer move for Thomas Vermaelen could be set to fall through with Arsenal demanding double the value of their first offer.
United are believed to have bid £6m for the Belgian international, but the Gunners are holding out for £12m for a player who spent best part of last season on the bench and who has just one year remaining on his contract.

Alcoholic boy, 2, prefers beer to milk

‘Alcoholic’ boy, 2, prefers beer to milk

Just weeks after a shocking video emerged of a toddler smoking cigarettes in China, comes another disturbing story of a two-year-old boy reportedly addicted to alcohol.
Cheng Cheng prefers wine and bottles of beer to milk, according to the Shanghaiist, and is known as ‘Little Winebibber’ by local media.

Monday, 23 June 2014

Torres and Mata score as Spain win at last

Torres and Mata score as Spain win at last

Even Fernando Torres managed to get in on the act as former world champions Spain ended their World Cup campaign on a winning note against hapless Australia.
The Chelsea striker kept a level head as his team sprang the Socceroos offside trap, allowing him to poke the ball under the keeper, although the total lack of any celebration suggested the goal did not bring a huge amount of consolation after the team’s previous failings.

NDLEA Arrests 11 Children, Hotel Manager In Kaduna

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it has arrested 11 children and the manager of a hotel in Kaduna over alleged drug abuse and trafficking .
The Kaduna State Commander of the agency, Mohammed Jibrin, disclosed this in Kaduna while briefing newsmen on activities marking the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Actress Ini Edo Suffers Miscarriage After Six Years Of Marriage

According to unconfirmed reports, Ini Edo, has allegedly suffered another miscarriage making her third miscarriage in her husband’s house, since her highly celebrated wedding in 2008.
Things are said to be so bad that sources are beginning to claim that Ini Edo‘s Husband’s ex-wife, who is also a Nollywood actress, is responsible for her problems…

SABC Boss Under Probe For Taking 22-Year-Old 'Wife As Gift’

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The acting chief operations officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Hlaudi Motsoeneng is under probe for allegedly accepting a 22-year-old lady who was given to him as wife.
According to local media, Motsoeneng was given the young woman, along with a cow and a calf, by a lobby group of traditional leaders in Thohoyandou, in Limpopo province.

I Want 10 Boko Haram Members To Sleep With Me In Exchange For Chibok Girls—Adokiye


Last week, in an interview published by Vanguard newspaper, Imo State-born singer, Adokiye Ngozi Kyrian revealed that she would not mind losing her virginity to Boko Haram members in order to secure the release of the Chibok girls, who were abducted by the terrorist group over two months ago.

Fan Celebrating World Cup Jumps to his Death from Cruise Ship

A Mexican football who had been toasting the success of his team at the World Cup jumped to his doom from a cruise liner as he tried to impress a fellow female passenger.He reportedly cried out 'Look at me!' before jumping to his death. 

Muma Gee finally speaks about the theft scandal between her husband Prince Eke and Angela Okorie

Muma Gee finally speaks about the theft scandal between her husband Prince Eke and Angela Okorie and a man called prosper in South Africa. The scandal was trending on social media sites for weeks.

World Cup hit by 'match fix' storm as Ghana Police probe alleged rigging after sting


Ghana's football association has called in police after being caught up in an alleged match-fixing sting.
An undercover probe reportedly filmed a FIFA agent and a senior figure in the Ghanaian FA claiming they could hire officials to fix friendlies involving Ghana.

Blacked up German fans face Fifa probe after their clash with Ghana


German fans who went to their world cup game against Ghana with blacked-up faces have been accused of racism.
A disgusted fan counted eight Germans in black make-up and posted on Instagram: "Worst, people are lining up to take pictures with them. Poor form, #Germany.#racism#racists#worldcup."

Arsenal's new kit found on sale in China

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Arsenal fans have been waiting patiently to see what their new home shirt will look ever since swapping Nike for Puma.
There have been various leaked designs, but we now appear to have confirmation on what the shirt will look like.

Luis Suarez 'tells friends he will quit Liverpool for Barcelona'

Luis Suarez 'tells friends he will quit Liverpool for Barcelona'

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has reportedly told friends he wants to quit the club to join Barcelona this summer.
According to Spanish newspaper Sport, Suarez spoke to friends over the phone whilst with the Uruguay team at the World Cup.

How I murdered ex-Customs officer, daughter over N375m property—Agent

Following the alleged confession of the suspected mastermind in the murder of a retired female Customs officer and her daughter in Ajuwon, Ifo local government area of Ogun State, detectives, yesterday, visited the crime scene.

The suspected mastermind, being held alongside two others in connection with the murder, was said to be a property agent.

Igbo group to boko haram: We’ll revenge any attack on Igbo soil

PAN Igbo socio-political organisation, Obigbo, has warned Boko Haram insurgents to regard the South East as a no go area, noting that any attack on Ndigbo on Igbo soil would be met with reprisal attacks.

It also said that Ndigbo would not be part of any activity that will disintegrate Nigeria, adding that the Igbo would not watch while her people were killed in Igbo- land.

Gunmen Attack Convoy of Edo Deputy Speaker, Lawmakers

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The crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly assumed a dangerous dimension Sunday with an alleged attack on three Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers by unknown gunmen.

Those allegedly attacked were the suspended Deputy Speaker, Hon. Festus Ibea, the Minority Leader, Hon. Emmanuel Okoduwa, and Hon. Patrick Iluobe.

Delta State Student Sentenced To Death

What a judgement, what a country where everything goes freely. Politicians loot public treasury and move freely without probe and even if the authorities wants to probe them, they are rescued by higher authorities.

Recently, a 22 years old Delta State Polytechnic student, Eguono Akpeghughu, was sentenced to death by hanging by a Warri High Court for armed robbery.