Thursday, 19 June 2014

Liverpool 'to finally sign Lallana with £26m bid'

Liverpool 'to finally sign Lallana with £26m bid'

Liverpool are set to make a final ‘take it or leave it’ offer for Southampton captain Adam Lallana following weeks of stalemate talks.
The Reds have made Lallana their number one transfer target this summer, but have so far seen bids of £20million and then £23million rejected by the St Mary’s club.

England fan 'caught chatting up Brazilian woman on TV'

Busted! England fan 'caught chatting up Brazilian woman on TV' 
A football fan pictured apparently swapping numbers with a Brazilian woman at the World Cup has denied he was chatting her up.
Carl Wenz, who was watching England’s opening match with Italy on Saturday, was caught by television cameras holding a mobile phone and speaking to a female Brazilian.

Woman finds home flooded, naked stranger in cupboard

Woman finds home flooded, naked stranger in cupboard 
A woman who returned home to find her house flooded and vandalised found the culprit hiding in her cupboard…and naked.
The homeowner, who has not been identified, arrived at her Atlanta home on Friday evening to find extensive damage and her floor covered in water.

Polytechnic student to die by hanging for robbery

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A 22-year old student of Delta State Polytechnic, Eguono Akpeghughu, has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Warri High Court in southern Nigeria, for armed robbery.
Akpeghughu who was found guilty on a two-count charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery and armed robbery,‎ was said to have robbed his victim of cash and other valuables worth over N30, 000.

Gov. Amaechi Arrested And Detained By Soldiers In Ondo

The Rivers State Government has issued a statement saying its governor, Rotimi Amaechi has been arrested and being held hostage by security operatives in Odudu, Ondo state.
The governor, the statement said, was arrested as he made his way to Ado-Ekiti for a political rally by his Ekiti State counterpart, Kayode Fayemi.

Arsenal 'offer Mario Balotelli £180k-a-week contract'

Arsenal 'offer Mario Balotelli £180k-a-week contract'

Arsenal are reportedly set to offer Mario Balotelli a deal worth £180,000-a-week to move to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
Balotelli is one of the Gunners’ key transfer targets, as manager Arsene Wenger looks to add a world-class striker to his squad for next season.

Vermaelen 'begs Arsenal to let him join Man United'

Arsenal v Hull City - FA Cup Final

Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has reportedly begged the club to let him move to rivals Manchester United this summer.
Vermaelen, who is entering the final year of his Gunners deal, has emerged as a surprise target for new United boss Louis van Gaal.

Facebook goes down worldwide, internet has meltdown

Facebook goes down worldwide, internet has meltdown

Facebook went down briefly this morning with an error message on the site sending the internet into complete meltdown.
The site is running again as normal after sending many internet users into a blind panic, with many taking to Twitter to let everyone else know it was down.

Italy to assist Nigeria against terrorism

President Goodluck Jonathan

The Italian Government on Wednesday in Abuja declared its support and willingness to assist Nigeria in the fight against terrorism.
The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Fulvius Rusticu, gave this pledge during a courtesy visit to the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Prof. Viola Onwuliri.

Nigerian Government drops N100 billion stolen funds charges against Abacha

The Federal Government on Wednesday withdrew the corruption charges filed against Mohammed Abacha, son of former dictator, Sani Abacha.

The government had accused Mohammed of receiving stolen property worth N100.38 billion. The money is believed to have been stolen by the late dictator when he was the Nigerian head of state from 1993 to 1998.

Adamawa Assembly commences impeachment proceedings against Governor Nyako

The Assembly on Wednesday directed its clerk to serve Messrs Nyako and Ngilari with an impeachment notice.
The Adamawa State House of Assembly has commenced impeachment proceedings against the state governor, Murtala Nyako, and his deputy, Bala Ngilari.

Charles Taylor Sues UK Government For Denying Him Right To Family Life

African warlord serving 50 years in prison for crimes against humanity is suing Britain for denying him the right to a family life. Charles Taylor, the former Liberian president who reportedly ate the hearts of his enemies, says his incarceration in a jail in county Durham keeps him from his wife and 15 children in Africa.

The UK agreed to imprison Taylor, 66, after he was convicted in 2012 of 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including terrorism, murder, rape and using child soldiers during a civil war in Sierra Leone in the 1990s that left tens of thousands of people dead.

Man sets wife ablaze for giving birth to only female children


A middle-aged woman, Mrs. Monica Nwakpuke has been allegedly set ablaze by her husband for giving birth to only female children.
Her husband, Paul Nwakpuke who is a patent medicine dealer, allegedly hired some assassins to kill his wife because she could not give him a male child.