Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Kenyan herder charged with murder of ranch owner

Kenyan herder charged with murder of ranch owner

A Kenyan herdsman has been charged with the murder of Laikipia rancher Tristan Voorspuy.
Mr Samson Lokayi, alias Tepatuk Kachartat, pleaded not guilty to the offence and the court ordered that he be detained at Nanyuki GK Prison until May 10 when his bail application will be determined.

Germany to Deport 12,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers

The German government plans to repatriate 12,000 Nigerians who are seeking asylum in the country.

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this on Tuesday at the public presentation of two books “From Libya with Tears’’ and “Practical News and Feature Writing’’ written by former Managing Editor/Director of News Agency of Nigeria, Mr Dele Bodunde.

Lawyer demands refund of N400, 000 dowry from wife

Lawyer demands refund of N400, 000 dowry from wife

A 30-year-old lawyer, Usman Ahmed, on Tuesday, asked his 25-year-old wife, Zainab Abdulkadir, to refund N400,000 dowry paid on her as a condition for divorce.
Ahmed made the request when he appeared before a Jos Upper Area Court, where Zainab filed a suit seeking dissolution of the marriage.
Zainab had sought dissolution of the marriage for lack of interest by her husband.

Man Drugs & Rapes Wife’s Friend In Lagos Hotel As His Wife Videos & Uploads It Online

A 32-year old man, Obinna Arthur and his wife, Chinyere Arthur have been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for their alleged involvement in the rape of his wife’s friend at a popular hotel in Egbeda, Lagos.

P M.EXPRESS gathered that the couple, who reside at Ogundipe Street in Santos Layout in Akowonjo, Lagos, lured the victim to Greenland hotel in Egbeda where the victim was drugged and took into the hotel room where she was stripped, raped and the sexual violation was recorded with a video phone.

Photos: 20-year-old daughter of 9/11 victim dies after choking during pancake-eating contest

Caitlin Nelson, a college student whose father was killed in the 9/11 attacks died after choking on her food during a pancake-eating competition.

According to witnesses, the 20-year-old from New Jersey started choking during the contest last Thursday, March 30th, after eating about four or five pancakes. 

Jealous husband stabs wife of 20 years to death after he discovers she's having an affair

For Stuart Gallear, 51, and his late wife, Mandy Gallear, 42, their story is not the happily ever after every couple hopes for when they get married. The couple's marriage of 20 years ended on October 6 last year when Stuart stabbed Mandy repeatedly with a kitchen knife at their home in Hindley, near Wigan in England.

Stuart had just found out his wife was having an affair with his mate a day before and he lost it during an argument with her and stabbed her then he quickly called for an ambulance but by the time it came, Mandy was found unresponsive on the kitchen floor. Stuart is being tried in Manchester Crown Court.

NSCDC arrests 18 illegal miners in Niger

NSCDC arrests 18 illegal miners in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger State command, on Tuesday, announced the arrest of 18 illegal miners in Bukuchi village of Bosso Local Government Area.
Mr Philip Ayuba, Commandant of the Corps in the state, made this known in an interview, in Minna.

Dino Melaye: The making of a brand - Reuben Abati

It is a sign of the times, and a tragedy that the most popular Senator in the Nigerian National Assembly at this moment is not the person who has moved the most impactful motion, not a lawmaker who has proposed a thought-provoking bill, and certainly not any Senator who has given any impressive speech debating a matter of national importance.

 What we get, most of the time, in place of legislative responsibility, prudence, accountability and distinction is burlesque, farce, Japanese-styled Bungaku-Bunraku enactments, a dose of medieval commedia d’ell arte and an enormous supply of Yoruba Alarinjo with a bit of the Akata from Efik and Ibibioland. And the star in this comedy of errors that the Nigerian National Assembly has become is a gentleman called Dino Melaye.

Finishing top four ‘perfectly possible’ for Arsenal – Wenger

Finishing top four ‘perfectly possible’ for Arsenal – Wenger

Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday a top four finish and a place in the Champions League is a realistic target for his stuttering team.
But the 67-year-old Frenchman admitted his team — presently sixth and seven points off the Champions League places with a game in hand on fourth-placed Manchester City — have their work cut out.

Barca visit hands Sampaoli last chance to impress

Jorge Sampaoli has a final shot to further his case to land his dream job at the end of the season when his slumping Sevilla side travel to Barcelona on Wednesday.
Sampaoli looked to be at the head of the queue when Barca boss Luis Enrique announced he would step down at the end of the campaign little over a month ago.
However, since then Sevilla have been knocked out of the Champions League by Leicester City and tumbled out of contention for the La Liga title with Atletico Madrid passing them into third place.

Klopp confirms Mane could miss the rest of the season for Liverpool

Klopp confirms Mane could miss the rest of the season for Liverpool

Sadio Mane could miss the rest of the season, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed.
The Senegal forward sustained a knee injury in Saturday’s 3-1 Merseyside derby defeat of Everton and had to limp off after 57 minutes.
Klopp stopped short of saying Mane definitely will not play again this term, but admitted it was a possibility.

Vice Principal Impregnates A Student In Minna After Sex With Her In His Office

A Minna Magistrates’ Court yesterday ordered the remand of a 51-year-old man, Mohammed Kuyizhi, in prison for allegedly impregnating a 16-year-old student.

The Magistrate, Fati Auna, ordered that Kuyizhi, the Vice Principal, Government Day Secondary School, Tunga-Minna, be remanded after he denied committing the offence.
She adjourned the case till April 5, for further mention.

Jennifer Lopez Introduces Her New Boyfriend Alex Rodriguez to Her Mother

Jennifer Lopez, and her 41-year-old former baseball player boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, have only been dating for a short while now but she’s already taken him to meet her mother.
The 47-year-old singer/actress brought her mom Guadalupe Rodriguez to meet Rodriguez during their Sunday outing and the mom appeared to get along well with her daughter’s new man.

Police arrest 51-year-old for defiling son’s friend in Aba

Police arrest 51-year-old for defiling son’s friend

Operatives of the Abia State Police Command have arrested one Daniel Emeka, 51, for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old boy identified as Ndubuisi in a hotel room in Aba.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adeleye Oyebade, who paraded the suspect on Monday at the command headquarters in Umuahia, the state capital, said he was arrested sequel to a tip-off that the suspect lured and abused young boys in his hotel.
Oyebade said Ndubuisi’s mother, Ifeoma, had reported the disappearance of her son on March 24, 2017, after which operatives placed the suspect’s hotel and house under surveillance.

British Government Set To Openly Declare Nigerian Property Owners In 2018

“The British Government will reveal to the FG information about Nigerians who own property in that  country  next year, a presidential aide has said.
Prof. Bolaji Owosanoye, Executive Secretary, Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, told the correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that negotiations on this had reached an  advanced stage.

Heroic Dog Dies Saving Wedding Party From Female Suicide Bomber

A dog died saving dozens of people at a wedding party in Maiduguri after it attacked a suicide bomber, an official said.
The dog stopped the teenage suicide bomber from detonating her explosives in the crowd.
The dog, according to the police, belonged to a resident of the neighbourhood where the wedding took place.

Osaze Odemwingie signs one year deal with Indonesian Club

Former Nigeria striker Osaze Peter Odemwingie has signed one year deal with Madura United, Indonesia. Odemwingie’s signing has an option of extension.  Odemwingie had been without a club since leaving Rotherham in January.

Senator’s Son In Taraba State Raped A 7 Years Old Girl, Talatu Musa Paul To Death

“A 7-year-old girl reportedly died yesterday after she was raped anally by the 21-year-old son of a Senator in Taraba State. It is alleged that her internal organs was destroyed as a result of the rape.

Sex Workers Protest Mistreatment By Clients After Colleague’s Murder In Kenya

Mombasa sex workers are currently holding demonstrations protesting mistreatment by clients after their colleague was allegedly murdered by a client last weekend.

The unnamed commercial sex worker was found dead by workers who came to clean the room last Saturday. Her colleagues said they last saw her entering the hotel with a man the previous evening.

Suspected Killers Of Jumia Staff Charged To Court

Suspected Killers Of Jumia Staff Charged To Court

Rivers State Police Command has disclosed those arrested over the killing of Chukwuemeka Ejele, a delivery agent for online shopping platform, Jumia will be arraigned in court this week.

Daily Post reports the Police Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni also disclosed the result of the autopsy conducted on the deceased Jumia agent would soon be released.

EFCC ‘should arrest Adoke, Etete, others’

EFCC ‘should arrest Adoke, Etete, others’

A Federal High Court judge in Abuja has advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to deploy its arresting powers to produce before the court those indicted in the controversial $1.1 billion Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 245 transaction (also known as the Malabu Oil deal).
Justice John Tsoho gave the advice yesterday when EFCC counsel Jonson Ojogbane made a request for direction when two of the three charges the commission filed in relation to the Malabu Oil deal were mentioned.

Man jailed for secretly removing condom during sex

A 47-year-old man was convicted of rape because he took off a condom during sex.

According to the news agency RTS, a criminal court in Switzerland ruled that if a condom was expected but not used, having intercourse without one legally constitutes sexual assault.
The French man met a Swiss woman on Tinder back in 2015. The woman said she only discovered the condom had been removed once they had finished having sex. The man received a 12-month suspended sentence after his conviction.

How 32 inmates died in Lagos prison – Controller

How 32 inmates died in Lagos prison – Controller

The Lagos State controller of prison, Mr Olumide Tinuoye, has attributed the death of 32 prison inmates who died in one year in a particular prison in the state to their inability to access funds for good medication.
He however did not mention te affected prison.

Arsenal fans should ‘be careful what you wish for’ with Wenger – Clichy

Arsenal fans should ‘be careful what you wish for’ with Wenger – Clichy

Gael Clichy has told Arsenal fans “to be careful what you wish for” when they call for Arsene Wenger to leave the club.Arsenal are sixth in the Premier League and seven points outside the top four with 10 games remaining following a run of only one win in six league fixtures. Supporters have held protests in recent weeks and even flown banners from planes calling for Wenger to leave due to a failure to challenge for major honours.

In Costa Rica: Pigeon Caught Flying Drugs Into Prison

A pigeon smuggling cocaine and cannabis into a prison in Costa Rica has been caught by guards.
The bird was seen landing in the central concourse of the medium security La Reforma jail, in San Rafael de Alajuela, where it was taken into custody. The drugs were contained in a small zipped up pouch strapped to the animals chest.

Gambian Lawyers Protest As Adama Barrow Appoints 4 Nigerian Judges

Members of The Gambia Bar Association, GBA, have protested against the appointment of four Nigerians as High Court judges.
The newly appointed Nigerian High Court judges are Justice Edward Ogar, Justice Mathias Olusegun Agboola, Justice Simeon Abi and Justice Matins U. Okoi.

Chinese Tech Giant, Tencent Buys $1.7 Billion Worth Of Tesla Shares

Chinese technology company Tencent has purchased a five per cent share in Tesla in a deal worth approximately $1.7 billion.

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission confirms that the second highest valued tech firm in Asia purchased 8,167,433 shares in the Silicon Valley electric startup. The move sent Tesla's share price up by three per cent in pre-market trading and makes Tencent one of Tesla's largest shareholders, Tech Crunch reports.

Man Dies After Vomitting Blood "While Returning From His In-law's House"

According to an online report, a man was coming back from his in-law's house died tragically after he suddenly started vomiting blood. Freelance journalist Ejiblinks Ofoegbu, who shared the photo and insinuated that the man was poisoned wrote; 

Herdsmen Clash With Farmers In Benue, 15 Killed

NO fewer than 15 persons were feared killed in an outbreak of fighting between herdsmen and farmers at Ipiga village in Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State.

Vanguard gathered from a source in the area that the crisis erupted Sunday afternoon, when some armed herdsmen stormed neigbouring Ajegbe village, where they grazed their cattle and destroyed farmlands.