Saturday, 8 April 2017

Musa will still play for Leicester, says Shakespeare

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is still in his plans despite the Nigerian’s limited playing time.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Musa has made only 13 starts for Leicester all season, just seven of which have come in the Premier League.

British foreign minister cancels Moscow visit over ‘developments in Syria’

British foreign minister cancels Moscow visit over ‘developments in Syria’

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow next week, his office announced Saturday, saying “developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally”.
“My priority is now to continue contact with the US and others in the run up to the G7 meeting on 10-11 April,” said Johnson, who was due to travel to Moscow on Monday.

Thousands protest in Senegal against President Sall

Thousands protest in Senegal against President Sall

Thousands of people took to the streets of the Senegalese capital Dakar on Friday to protest against President Macky Sall and call for the release of political opponents.
The protesters, many dressed in black, demanded the release of Dakar Mayor Khalifa Sall, who had been seen as a presidential candidate for the Socialist Party.

22-Year-Old HIV Positive Horcelie Sinda Wins Miss Congo

Twenty-two year old Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo discovered at 11, she was HIV positive from birth.

She won the 2017 Edition of Miss Congo UK and plans to return to Congo to carry on campaigning on HIV and AIDS.

‘He Is A Sick Thug, Bully For Walking Out On A Gentleman Like Jonathan’ – Fani-Kayode Blasts Ali Modu Sheriff

The attitude of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff by walking out of the peace reconciliation meeting convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as that of a “thug and a gangster” by a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode.

Misogyny ‘played role’ in election loss, says Clinton

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton said Thursday that misogyny “certainly played a role” in her bruising defeat at the hands of Donald Trump in last year’s US presidential election.
“I don’t know that there is one answer,” she told the Women in the World Summit in New York when asked why she thought she lost the white women’s vote to a Republican who had boasted of groping women.

Mourinho’s top four bid in jeopardy

Jose Mourinho suggested last weekend that he had considered abandoning a push for the Premier League’s top four to focus on European competition and failure to beat Sunderland on Sunday may see that pledge become a reality.
United’s best hope of qualifying for next season’s Champions League increasingly appears to be by winning the Europa League, with the first leg of their quarter-final against Anderlecht in Belgium on Thursday.

“Why I Walked Out On Jonathan” – Sheriff

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, has opened up on the reason he stormed out of a peace meeting of the party convened by ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja.
National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, yesterday stormed out of a meeting called by former President Goodluck Jonathan to unite the two major factions of the party.

Whistleblower Seeks Leave To Prosecute Magu, Others Over N1.9 Trillion Fraud

Forthright Chambers, a Abuja-based law firm, has sought the permission of the attorney general of the federation, Abubakar Malami to prosecute the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu over allegations of corruption to the tune of N1.9 trillion.

Nigerian surgeon arrested in Texas, US for sexual assault

Nigerian orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba has been arrested by McKinney police, Texas on suspicion that he sexually assaulted two female patients while they were under his care.
Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba, 44, faces two charges of sexual assault, according to court records. McKinney police arrested him Friday, March 31, and booked him at the Collin County Jail, where his bail was set at $50,000.

“Whenever You Beat A Woman, You Beat Your Joy, Success And Peace” – Mr Ibu Says.

Nollywood comic actor, Mr Ibu, made the statement in a new chat with Saturday Beats, stating that any man who beats a woman, does so at the detriment of his peace, success, joy and business.

Boko Haram reportedly kill 4 soldiers in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists have killed four soldiers in an ambush in Borno State, where they burnt an army base a day after killing seven civilians, according to a soldier and other witnesses, AFP news agency reports.

The Islamists opened fire on an army convoy heading to the small town of Gulumba in Borno state, the soldier added. 

Adele’s "21" breaks Billboard record with 319 weeks on chart

Billboard has confirmed that Adele’s album "21" has this completed its 319th week on the chart. The album, released in 2011, has surpassed Carole King’s 1971 "Tapestry", for time spent on the Billboard 200 by a woman.

Photo & Video: EFCC Discovers Over N500m Hidden In A Plaza Shop In Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos zone, this evening uncovered yet another large sum of suspected laundered money to the tune of N448,850,000 (Four hundred and forty eight million, eight hundred and fifty thousand naira) only in a shop at LEGICO Shopping Plaza, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. The money stashed in several Ghana Must Go bags were in N500 and N1000 denominations, hidden in a shop awaiting conversion into foreign currency.

2 Months In Jail, Seun Egbegbe Cries Out After Failing To Meet Bail Conditions

Barely 2months In Jail, Seun Egbegbe Cries For Help After Failing To Meet Bail Conditions

Popular Nigerian filmmaker, Seun Egbegbe is complaining about the strict nature of his N5 million bail which he was granted since February 24, 2017.