Wednesday, 12 April 2017

EFCC Arraigns Businessman Over N3.2m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today April 12, 2017 arraigned one Owen Njoku before Justice Sailu Saidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on one court charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of Three Million, Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N3, 250, 000.00) only.

The accused person allegedly collected the sum of Three Million from one Odigwe Cletus for the purchase of three plots of land situated at Ohia Ugiri, Igbo-Etche Rivers State which was later discovered to be false.

I Never Asked Any Girl To Get An Abortion - Davido

Singer Davido, has again made his stance on the 3rd baby mama drama known. 

Speaking with Guardian, the GOBE crooner said:
 "All those people saying I have too many babies, do you know how many babies they have killed? .

Driver Kills 5-Year Old , Marries His Mum Shortly After

A dangerous driver killed a five-year-old boy in a horror smash, then married his mum.

Twenty-three-year-old Dean Collins seriously injured four others when he crashed head-on into another car in Cardiff, Wales.

Witnesses saw Collins, in a borrowed grey Ford Focus, overtaking other motorists and pulling quickly away from traffic lights.

Lagos Pastor Sent To Prison For Sleeping With Prophetess & Her Daughter

Pastor sent to prison

Serious crisis has engulfed the Great Overcomers Ministry Church in Abaranje, Ikotun, a Lagos suburb over an allegation of adultery and rape levied against one of the church pastors.
P M.EXPRESS gathered that the alleged sex scandal has put the entire congregation in disarray as some members have left in annoyance because the church’s General Overseer, a female was in the thick of the whole scandal.

Man City, Chelsea target talks up €60m Premier League move

Man City and Chelsea target Leonardo Bonucci has revealed that he loves the “passion” from the crowd in England and claims to be “fascinated” by the Premier League.
The highly-rated Juventus centre-back reportedly almost made the move to join Antonio Conte at Chelsea last summer and he remains a target for the Blues, while Man City are also believed to be interested.

Liverpool willing to spend £35million on Arsenal man

Liverpool are not put off by Arsenal’s valuation of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports.
The Telegraph claim that the Gunners have slapped a £35million price tag on the England midfielder, who has been linked with an Emirates exit.

Real Madrid star open to Chelsea and Tottenham advances

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata admits he is open to a move to the Premier League, and confirmed he has held talks with clubs before.
The Spaniard, who has found his playing time limited since returning to Madrid from Juventus, has been persistently linked with a switch to England in the gossip columns.

Housemaid steals boss $10,000 in Lagos, exchanges it at N86/dollar

Housemaid steals boss $10,000 in Lagos, exchanges it at N86/dollar

A housemaid is assisting the Lagos State Police Command with its investigation after she was arrested for stealing her boss’ $10, 000 in Gbagada.
According to reports, Blessing Paul forced her boss’ room opened with a knife while the woman was at work. She was said to have handed the money to the house guard, identified as Daniel, who also gave it to a security man at another residence in the area.

Most Technicians In Kano Are From South; While Untrained Indigenes Beg - Sanusi

The vociferous progressive muslim, Emir Of Kano and Former CBN Governor, Lamido Sanusi has yet again sought to speak meaning and reason into his conservative and seemingly intellectually disadvantaged northern brothers and sisters, charging them to learn from the commercially minded and productive Igbo people as well as other progressive southern tribes that have set the pace of development in the country and apparently left them (the north) behind.

Photos & Videos: EFCC discovers $38m, N23m, £27k, stashed in a home in Ikoyi, Lagos

The antigraft agency discovered the money today. $38 million, N23 million and £27,000 was found stashed in a home in Ikoyi, Lagos. The agency however did not disclose the owner of the home where the stashed money was found.

Trump slams Putin for backing ‘truly evil’ al-Assad

Trump slams Putin for backing ‘truly evil’ al-Assad

Donald Trump has criticised Vladimir Putin for backing “a truly evil person”, as he defended his cruise missile strike on a Syrian airbase.
The President said Mr Putin’s support for Syrian President Bashar al Assad was “very bad for Russia” and “very bad for mankind”, adding that without it “you wouldn’t have a problem right now”.
Labelling Assad “an animal”, Mr Trump said graphic images of children dying after a nerve gas attack widely blamed on the Syrian President moved him to launch a missile strike in retaliation.

Zambian opposition leader might face death penalty over treason charges

Zambian opposition leader might face death penalty over treason charges

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been charged with treason, police said on Wednesday, after he allegedly refused to give way to President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade on a main road.
Hichilema has said he does not recognise Lungu as president and has refused to accept the result of last year’s presidential election.
“We have charged Hichilema and five others with treason,” Zambian police chief Kakoma Kanganja told reporters in Lusaka.

My wife encourages our children to steal – Husband begs court for divorce

A 56-year-old driver, Olusegun Agogo, on Wednesday asked an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 19-year-old marriage because his wife encourages their children to steal.
He said that his wife, Olufumilayo, with whom he had two daughters, fights him whenever he tried to discipline his daughters for stealing.
“My daughters aged 18 and 14 have penchant for stealing and my wife does not allow me to beat or punish them.

Janet Jackson moves out of London home she shared with estranged husband

Janet Jackson has moved out of the London townhouse she shared with her Qatari businessman husband Wissam Al Mana.
A removal team from Cadogan Tate was pictured carrying several big boxes and what appeared to be a giant picture frame out of the property on Wednesday.

The move comes shortly after it was revealed the couple’s five-year marriage has come to an end, just months after welcoming their first child together.

Work on Lagos-Ibadan rail begins April 14

The Nigeria Railway Corporation says that the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail would begin on April 14.

The Managing Director, NRC, Mr Fidet Okhiria, on Wednesday in Lagos advised those who had encroached on the NRC land to start packing their belongings, to avoid their property being destroyed by bulldozers.

“Those that are due for compensation will be compensated because it is part of the contract.

“But those who encroached on the land have to leave the premises as soon as possible because the constructions will begin on Friday.

She slaps me often, says divorce seeking man

A 30-year-old man, Abdulrahman Ganiyu, has pleaded with a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, to dissolve his five-month-old marriage on grounds that his wife, Nafisat Oseni, is very troublesome.
“Before I got married to her, she was not like this; but the moment I married her, she became something else.

68 Nigerians Deported From Ghana, Mali And Burkina Faso

68 persons have been deported by the trio of Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso, this was confirmed by the Acting Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abdulrazak Dangiri today (Wednesday 12th April).

He said, 37 were deported from Mali, 25 from Burkina Faso and six from Ghana according to him, the victims were arrested by police in the three countries, handed over to Nigerian embassies and subsequently transported back home.

Cheating Husband Killed In Horrific Car Crash On His Way To Drop Side Chic At Home

A cheating husband was killed in a 101mph drink-drive smash while taking his mistress home. Father-of-two Kadeel Newby, 23, was described as driving like Top Gear’s Stig before losing control of his Toyota Yaris in in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Aregbesola Offers Free Train Ride To Osun Indigenes in Lagos

A media aide to the governor, Mr Semiu Okanlawon, said in a statement in Osogbo that the train would move from the Iddo Terminus of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, Ebute Meta, Lagos on Friday morning to Osogbo and return on Monday.

He said that those in the corridor of Osun through Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States could benefit from the free train offer, urging indigenes of the state to take full advantage of the offer.

Photos Of The Men Who Killed An Uber Driver In Lagos

Yesterday, Osaro Egbomrewen and Michael Eyeoekpe, were paraded before newsmen for allegedly strangling an Uber driver, Innevosa Emmanuel at the Ogba area of Lagos. 
They took his car and fled to Benin where they were caught.

Malabu Oil Scandal: They’re Threatened By My Rising Profile – GEJ

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has again distanced himself from the Malabu oil scandal.
A statement issued by Jonathan via his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze read, “The allegations that former President Goodluck Jonathan received $200 million as proceeds from the Malabu Oil deal which were published on a gossip news site, Buzzfeed, and republished by a few other newspapers, is false in its entirety, and is one more in the series of fake news sponsored by those threatened by Dr. Jonathan’s continuously rising profile in the international community.

“Disastrous” Barca struggle to believe in new miracle

“Disastrous” Barca struggle to believe in new miracle

Outgoing Barcelona coach Luis Enrique turned on his misfiring stars after “reliving a nightmare” with his side’s 3-0 humbling by Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Barca produced the biggest Champions League comeback of all time in the last 16, overturning a 4-0 first leg deficit by scoring three times in a crazy final 10 minutes to beat the French champions 6-1.

Huntelaar announces Schalke departure for end of season

Huntelaar announces Schalke departure for end of season

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has said he will be leaving Schalke at the end of the season when his contract with the club expires.
Huntelaar, 33, who joined Schalke in 2010 from AC Milan, has found his playing time limited this term, starting just five Bundesliga games.
And with his Schalke deal running out in the summer, the former Real Madrid man says he is planning to move on.

40 Years Old Man Remanded In Prison For Molesting A Prostitute

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An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a 40-year-old bricklayer, Edet Imoh, in prison, charged with molesting a sex worker. Imoh is facing a two-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse and stealing. The prosecutor, Sgt. Nicholas Akpene, told the court that the accused committed the offences on March 11 at 2.30a.m. on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

I will work for Conte sooner or later – Morata

I will work for Conte sooner or later – Morata

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has told the Guardian he spoke to both Chelsea coach Antonio Conte and Tottenham Hotspur’s Mauricio Pochettino about a possible move to the Premier League last summer.
Morata, who was strongly linked with a move to Chelsea, said he expected to work with Conte sooner or later.

First direct train from Britain to China sets off on 7,500-mile journey

First direct train from Britain to China sets off on 7,500-mile journey

The first rail freight service from the UK to China will depart on Monday.
Thirty containers filled with British produced goods will set off on the 7,500-mile journey from Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.
Whisky, soft drinks, vitamins, pharmaceuticals and baby products are among the items being exported.

A DB Cargo locomotive will leave the DP World London Gateway rail terminal at 10.35am on Monday.

INEC Admits Officials Took N3bn Bribe To Rig 2015 Polls


A National Commissioner and member of the Information and Voter Education Committee at INEC, Mallam Mohammed Haruna, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the leadership of the commission on Tuesday, said the commission also decided to place the 205 affected officials on half salaries in accordance with the terms and conditions of service of the commission.
Haruna said the commission had referred the cases of a former National Commissioner and five former Resident Electoral Commissioners (one late) to the Presidency and the EFCC for further action and investigation.

Nigerian Airforce Set To Destroy Ikorodu Creeks With Newly Acquired Russian Mi-35M Fighter Jets

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The Nigerian Air Force has acquired two new Russian Mi-35M fighter jets, which will, among others, combat militant activities in Ikorodu, Lagos State, sources
It was also gathered that the military, through Operation Awatse, was putting finishing touches to its plans to launch an aerial offensive on Isawo in the Ikorodu area, believed to be the militants’ stronghold.

I am happy at Juventus and close to signing a new contract – Dybala

I am happy at Juventus and close to signing a new contract – Dybala

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has said he expects to sign a new contract soon, despite speculation that had linked him with Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Dybala has been in talks with Juve over an extension to his current deal — which expires in 2020 — since December, but nothing has yet been signed.

Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli ‘wants to compete’ in Premier League

Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli ‘wants to compete’ in Premier League

Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli has told The Sun he remains keen on finding a managerial job in England after losing out to Antonio Conte for the Chelsea job last year.
Sampaoli emerged as one of the front-runners to take over at Stamford Bridge in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s sacking last season, and met with owner Roman Abramovich in Miami in January 2016 to discuss his vision and plans for the job.

South African girl, Ontlametse Phalatse with rare genetic disorder that causes rapid ageing dies at 18

The South African girl, Ontlametse Phalatse, who was living with Progeria, a rare genetic disorder that causes rapid ageing has died at age 18.

She died on Tuesday at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa‚ outside Pretoria. Phalatse was one of two South African girls living with Progeria. 

Sunday Oliseh Survives Bomb Explosion In Germany

Fortuna Sittard Fc coach Sunday Oliseh, revealed he was just 200 meters far from the Dortmund stadium when blasts went off, harming one player and compelling the game to be put off.

Sunday Oliseh survived the blasts that shook the German team's mass transit on their way to the Stadium for their Champions League clash against Monaco on Tuesday.

Whistle-blower Exposes N4bn in Secret Accounts of a Former Deputy Governorship Candidate

A whistle blower has helped the Economic and Financial Crimes commission uncover a whopping N4billion hidden in a former deputy governorship candidate in Niger State.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has uncovered the two bank accounts containing a joint sum of N2bn suspected to be the proceeds of crime. This was revealed in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren.

Uwujaren further revealed that the money belongs to a former deputy governorship candidate in Niger State. He further noted that the money was found based on a tip-off from a whistle-blower.