Saturday, 11 March 2017

Floyd Mayweather 'coming out of retirement' for Conor McGregor

Former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather hung up his gloves with a 49-0 record in 2015

Floyd Mayweather has insisted he is "officially coming out of retirement" to fight Conor McGregor.
Mayweather urged MMA star McGregor to stop "crying" about money and sign terms with his UFC bosses, so the pair can meet in a cross-codes fight this summer.
The five-weight world champion told fans he was tired of hearing excuses from McGregor when he appeared at Liverpool's Auditorium on his latest leg of his UK Undefeated Tour on Friday night.

Lucas Perez ready to quit Arsenal already

Arsenal ace ready to quit Gunners to fulfil big dream

Lucas Perez is reportedly ready to make the transfer away from Arsenal after just one season due to his struggles to break into the club’s first-team on a regular basis.
The 28-year-old has done well in limited appearances for the Gunners, but has supposedly decided he’d like to move on as he wants a real stab at making Spain’s 2018 World Cup squad.

I Worked As A Houseboy – Unilag First Class Graduate

23-year-old Akan Archibong, who graduated with a first class from the Department of Chemistry, University of Lagos, having scored 4.84 CGPA in the 2015/2016 academic session, in a new interview with Punch, he talks about the journey through school
Read excerpts below

How did your parents receive the news when they heard that you had first class?
My parents are late, but my guardian, lecturers, professors and individuals that God used to finance my education were all very excited. I lost my mum in 2002 while I lost my dad last year. I didn’t live with him before he died, and even for many years back; we lived separately. I was staying with my mum until she died and when there was no means of survival, I had to leave the village for Lagos to serve as a houseboy. The woman I lived with then had a restaurant, so I helped out working there and sometimes I had to hawk sachet water on the street. But I thank God for raising people to help me, such that throughout my education, from secondary to A level and my university education, I enjoyed scholarship.

Ogbemudia was a man of the people –Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Friday, said he received the news of the death of the former military governor of the defunct Midwestern State, Brig.-Gen. Samuel Ogbemudia with shock.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki described Ogbemudia’s death as a colossal loss to the country, “especially coming at a time Nigerians are still mourning the demise of another elder statesman and former governor of the defunct Western State, Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo.”

Diego Costa hits back at Fabregas over snub in Chelsea training

Diego Costa hits back at Cesc Fabregas over snub in Chelsea training

Diego Costa has hit back at Cesc Fabregas on Instagram after the midfielder cropped the striker out of a celebration photo following a tournament in Chelsea training.
Earlier this week, the Premier League leaders held a 6-a-side competition in training with the teams split up by the nationality of the players.

Chelsea’s Spainish side, which was made up of Fabregas, Pedro, Marcos Alonso, Cesar Azpilicueta, plus Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois and Serbia’s Nemanja Matic, ended up winning the tournament after beating Brazil in the final.

Domenico Berardi in talks with Inter Milan

Serie A giants have been in talks for weeks with striker Conte ordered Chelsea to buy

Inter Milan have been in talks with Sassuolo for weeks over the potential transfer of attacker Domenico Berardi, according to reports in Italy.
The 22-year-old is believed to have been scouted by Liverpool and high on the wishlist of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

6 Surprising Bad Habits That Gives You Back Pain

Sleeping on a Soft Mattress
A good mattress is imperative for not only a good night’s sleep, but also our overall health, including your back. Sleeping on a soft mattress can lead the weight on your back to be uneven, and trigger the onset of debilitating back pain. A 2003 study in The Lancet found sleeping on a medium-firm mattress compared to a firm mattress was twice as likely to improve back trouble in people who suffered from chronic low-back pain. A medium-firm mattress allows for the structures of the spine to rest, and rejuvenate overnight.

Only a Fool Will Henceforth Believe Lai Mohammed – Reno Omokri

Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari unwittingly exposed the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed’s penchant for lies and propaganda when he addressed the nation after a closed door meeting with senior members of his cabinet.

Omokri stated this in a copy of a statement issued by him on Saturday.

Kemi Adeosun: Finance Minister says Nigeria's economy is resilient

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The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Friday, reaffirmed Federal Government’s commitment to return the economy to the path of sustainable growth.

The minister’s Special Assistant, Festus Akanbi, said in a statement that Adeosun made this known when the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, paid her a visit in Abuja.

I’m not a criminal, wanted ex-militant leader declares

A former militant leader, Solomon Ndigbara, also known as Osama bin Laden, has made a momentary appearance from the bush and has declared that he is not a criminal.

Ndigbara was declared wanted in 2016, while his houses in Nyeghe, Gokana LGA and Port Harcourt were destroyed.

He was accused by security agents of gun running, which he had denied on several occasions while in hiding.

Another Celebrity MarrIage Allegedly Hit The Rock

Popuplar Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh and Nigerian actress Damilola Adegbite hit off when they both starred in a 2010 Ghanaian drama/comedy ‘6 Hours to Christmas’ and were inspired to tie the knot while acknowledging the “enduring relationship” Chris Attoh’s older brother Ken Attoh and his long-time partner Shirley Frimpong-Manso.

From on-set romance to Damilola getting pregnant, the celebrity couple got married in February 2015 in Accra at La Viva Boutique Hotel.

Facebook Finally Testing “Dislike Button” In Facebook Messenger

Facebook users have been asking the company for a “dislike” option for years, and it seems the company has granted their request — sort of. While most people would expect to see the long-awaited thumbs down icon alongside the other post Reactions — like, love, haha, wow, sad, and angry — instead, the option is in Facebook Messenger.

Xenophobia: S’African politicians tell citizens that Nigerians are taking their women, says Dabiri

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on foreign relations and diaspora, says South African politicians fuel xenophobic attacks by telling citizens that foreigners, including Nigerians, are taking their jobs.

Dabiri-Erewa admitted that there were foreigners who commit crime in South Africa, and they can be dealt with, but not by discriminating against Nigerians or any other race or country on or off the continent.

Russian reality show to allow rape and murder as contestants compete for cash prize


A questionable new reality TV show set to be launched in Russia has sparked controversy after its rules promised to allow “fighting, murder and rape”. The Hunger Games-style contest, called “Game2: Winter”, which is the brainchild of 35 year old millionaire, Yevgeny Pyatkovsky, has been accused by critics of promoting “savage and bestial behaviour”. A glamorous swimming coach, a Russian actress, and a 'professional blonde' from the Arctic are among the contestants taking part in the controversial real-life Hunger Games-style TV show.

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Why Osinbajo Performed Well In My Absence – Buhari

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari who has just returned to the country after 50 days medical leave said that the performance of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo while he was away, was fuelled by his youthfulness and intellectual capacity.

The president, however, said of himself that he has age and military background going for him.

Why I will not honour Senate’s summon – Custom boss, Ali

Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has said he will not appear before the Senate on March 15 unless they followed due process to summon him, but certainly not through the media.
Ali, who dared the Senators while speaking to the media, said that he was yet to receive any letter of invitation from the National Assembly.

I polished players’ shoes at Tottenham Hotspur – Super Eagles defender, Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, has revealed that he polished players’ shoes while he was a youth player in Tottenham Hotspur.
Troost-Ekong who now plays for Gent in Belgium, moved to Spurs amid interest from Liverpool and Manchester City.

Trump Fires 46 Federal Prosecutors Hired During Obama Era

The Trump administration acted abruptly Friday to force out the remaining U.S. attorneys who had not already stepped down.
All 93 U.S. attorneys — the top federal prosecutors in the states — are political appointees. A total of 47 had already stepped down. Some states, divided into separate districts, have more than one.

Wenger is stealing a living, says former Premier League star

Wenger is stealing a living, says former Premier League star

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been stealing a living at the Emirates Stadium since his side won the Premier League title unbeaten in 2004, according to Robbie Savage.
The French tactician has been in charge of the Gunners for over 20 years, but the second half of his reign has been significantly less successful than the first.

Pope Francis Says He Would Like To Consider Married Men As Priests

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Pope Francis has said he is willing to consider ordaining older married men as priests in isolated communities, but has ruled out making celibacy optional to tackle a shortage of clergy.
The shortage has prompted calls from some progressives to end the ancient tradition of celibacy for Roman Catholic priests.

Video: Apostle Suleman had threesomes with Daniella Okeke -Stephanie Otobo claims

Gov Shettima’s aide dies in convoy crash

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The convoy of Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, was involved in a road crash on Friday, leading to the death of his senior special assistant on protocol identified as Farouk Farouk. 

A driver, who sustained injuries in the accident, has reportedly been taken to an undisclosed hospital. 

South Africa: Nine Killed in Cape Town Fires

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Nine people have been killed in three separate fires in Cape Town's shack settlements between Friday night and Saturday morning, the city's fire and rescue services said.
A fire at the Mandela Park informal settlement near Hout Bay claimed two lives and was still burning at mid-morning on Saturday, said Layne.

Pregnant singer Ciara involved in car crash when SUV 'slammed' into her vehicle

Pregnant singer Ciara involved in car crash when SUV 'slammed' into her vehicle

Ciara has been involved in a car accident in Los Angeles but luckily escaped unharmed.
The pregnant R&B singer was driving through the Brentwood area of the city when a grey Volvo SUV slammed into the front passenger side of her vehicle after illegally driving in the bus lane.

Woman Finally Wakes Up After Seven Years in Coma

A woman who went into a coma following a traumatic labour seven years ago has astounded doctors by waking up, Dailymail reports.

The woman identified as Danijela Kovacevic, from Serbia, gave birth to a baby girl, Marija, in 2009 but lapsed into unconsciousness after developing deadly blood poisoning, sepsis.

The 25-year-old, from Indjija in the northern part of the country, remained in a vegetative state for years becoming one of the country's longest-surviving coma patients, but has stunned medics by waking up - and meeting her daughter for the first time.

PSG stars party with Rihanna before Barca humiliation

Paris Saint Germain stars have been accused of partying into the early hours with pop superstar Rihanna just two days before their humiliating 6-1   defeat to Barcelona. Blaise Matuidi and Marco Verratti are said to have been at a private nightclub in Paris on Monday night – less than 48 hours before their Champions League thrashing in Spain.

The pair were socialising with music icon Rihanna until the early hours of Tuesday, the day PSG flew out to Spain for their last-16 second leg against Barca.