Saturday, 15 April 2017

Manchester City go third after easy win at Southampton

Manchester City go third after easy win at Southampton

Manchester City moved into third place in the Premier League as Vincent Kompany scored to spark a 3-0 win at Southampton.
Sergio Aguero threatened twice in the opening few minutes as City started at pace, first volleying a difficult half-chance wide from Kevin De Bruyne’s pass and then turning his defender and sending a low, angled shot spinning wide.

Italian Emma Morano, last known survivor of 19th century, dies at 117

Italian Emma Morano, last known survivor of 19th century, dies at 117

Emma Morano, an Italian woman believed to have been the oldest person alive and the last survivor of the 19th century, died Saturday at the age of 117, Italian media reported.
Morano, born on November 29 1899, died at her home in Verbania, in northern Italy, the reports said.

Bayern Munich fail to break down 10-man Bayer Leverkusen in draw

Bayern Munich fail to break down 10-man Bayer Leverkusen in draw

Bayern Munich saw their lead at the summit of the Bundesliga reduced to eight points after being held to a goalless draw by 10-man Bayer Leverkusen at the BayArena.
The reigning champions, who are closing in on a fifth successive domestic title, dominated the match but were denied by some resolute home defending, especially towards the end of the first half when a goal seemed inevitable.

Buhari’s Minister own $43m EFCC found in Lagos – Mike Ozekhome

Constitutional lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, says the millions of Dollars, Pounds and Naira, found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, among other discoveries were meant to divert attention from the hunger, squalor, fear, disease, non-performance and cluelessness of APC government, adding a “serving Minister” owns the money.

He added that the recent developments are ploy to making sure that Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, remains in charge of the agency.

Man Behind Kaduna Senator's Recall Alleges Threats To Life

Mr Mohammed Lawal Shehu, Convener of the Concerned Citizens of Northern Kaduna Senatorial District, has called on Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to save him from supporters of  Suleiman Hunkuyi, the senator representing the district. 
Mr. Shehu and members of his group recently initiated moves to have Mr. Hunkuyi recalled from the Senate. The group, made up of registered voters in the senatorial district, wrote to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) notifying it of their desire to recall Mr. Hunkuyi, who is alleged to have provided poor representation.   

Man arrested for beating and chaining his wife to a generator in Ogun State

Officers of the Ogun State Police Command, have arrested 37-year-old  Ifeanyi Ajaero,  for allegedly chaining his 28-year-old wife, Obiageli, to a generating set from nightfall till dawn, after she had been seriously battered.

According the State's Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the incident occurred at Ewooluwo Sagamu in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state.

Tanzanian police gun down 4 suspected cop killers after Thursday's attack

Tanzanian police gun down 4 suspected cop killers after Thursday's attack

Tanzanian police have killed four men suspected to be involved in the killing of eight police officers ambushed Thursday night in Rufiji District, 178 km south of the capital Dar es Salaam.

The Police Commissioner in charge of the investigation, Nsato Mssanzya said at a press conference on Friday that the four suspects were shot early Friday morning during a manhunt.

Teen lived with rotting bodies of grandparents she beat to death with her boyfriend

A 17-year-old Georgia girl may have lived with the rotting bodies of her grandparents whom she stabbed and beat to death with a tire iron along with her boyfriend.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitutione, details emerged about the slaying of Randall and Wendy Bjorge, both 63, who were found dead on Saturday in their suburban Atlanta home.

Jilted bride's wedding dress sale goes viral as she blasts fiance for sleeping with her pal

A heartbroken bride’s bid to sell her wedding dress has gone viral after she claims she found out her groom-to-be had a fling with her friend.Kerry Wilkinson’s attempt to sell her unused gown for £100 quickly became an internet sensation.In an advert posted online, she said:
 “Never used due to ex-fiancé receiving oral. Just want every last bit of him out my life.”

Mystery man pays N42m tithe to Benue church

A man whose identity has been shielded by a local church in Makurdi, has shocked church members with a tithe offering of N42 million.

Investigations by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi revealed that the money was paid into the UBA account of the NKST Church High Level  Makurdi.

Although the pastor of the church, Dr. Frederick Ikyaan, initially denied knowledge of the offering, a copy of the church’s quarterly financial report, covering the months of January – March, confirmed the payment of N42million tithe to the church.

Photos Of Nigerian Man, Ogundele & His Family Jailed 252 Months In The US For Internet Dating Scam

“A U.S District Judge, Paul W. Grimm has sentenced Gbenga Ogundele aka Benson Ogundele, age 58; of Laurel, Maryland to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, aka Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola, age 42, to 18 months in prison, each followed by three years of supervised release. They were jailed for conspiracies to commit wire fraud and money laundering arising from a scheme to defraud vulnerable victims of millions of dollars. Ogundele was also convicted of aggravated identity theft in connection with the scheme.

Ugandan Inventors Invent Better Way to Diagnose Pneumonia

Three university engineering graduates in Uganda are taking on one of the leading killers of young children in Africa – pneumonia. They say the prototype of their invention, a “smart jacket” they have named Mama’s Hope, can diagnose the illness faster and more accurately than the current medical protocol.
Four-month-old Nakato Christine writhes on a hospital bed, breathing fast. On the other end of the bed is her twin sister, in the same condition.

Those who think I’m a problem should wait for my children - Emir Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says people who think he is troublesome will have a lot more to deal with when his children come on the scene.
The emir said this in a video message to the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group at the Chibok girls’  inaugural lecture in Abuja on Friday.

Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto

Police captured a Wisconsin man early Friday, ending an intense manhunt launched after he allegedly robbed a gun shop and sent an anti-government manifesto to US President Donald Trump.

Amaechi must vomit more loot to lessen his pot belly – Fani-Kayode

Jude Ndukwe, Special Adviser on Media to former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has attacked the camp of Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the controversy over $43m found in a Lagos apartment continues.

Ndukwe in a statement dared Amaechi to speak on the issue, adding that he must cough out more loot to free his pot belly.

Nigeria’s National Intelligence Agency DG Reportedly Claims $50m Cash Found In Lagos

Three days after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission discovered a huge hoard of cash in a Lagos apartment, SaharaReporters has learned that the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, is now claiming that the funds belonged to his agency.

Chelsea is the most boring team in EPL - Mourinho

JOSE MOURINHO has branded Chelsea one of the most defensive teams in the country. The table toppers have been brutally efficient in their quest to claim the Premier League crown.

But their former boss who faces them with his  Manchester United  side at Old Trafford tomorrow is hardly labelling them the new entertainers.

Berlusconi writes open letter to AC Milan fans following sale of club

Berlusconi writes open letter to AC Milan fans following sale of club

Silvio Berlusconi has written an open letter to AC Milan fans, telling them of his “grief and emotion” at having to sell the Serie A club to Chinese investors.
Berlusconi’s 31-year era as owner of Milan officially came to an end on Thursday, when a deal to sell the club to the Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux group was completed.
Over his three decades at the helm, the club won eight Serie A titles and five Champions Leagues in a haul of 29 trophies, but Berlusconi felt he could no longer compete in an evolving landscape which he says requires greater investment than he could provide.

Dissolve my 24 years marriage before my husband kills me – Woman tells court

Dissolve my 24 years marriage before my husband kills me – Woman tells court

A Grade II Customary court in Effurun, Uvwie local government area of Delta State, has ended a 24-year-old marriage, after 42-year-old wife raised the alarm over battering, violent behavior and vitriolic temper of her husband.
“Please separate us, before he will kill me, and grant me the custody of our three children,” Mrs Ese Akpronor told the court, which was presided over by Chief Umokoro Akpormedaye.
She told the court that her husband, Mr Obukowho Peter, took pleasure in battering and had stopped caring for the family.

Police investigate killing of youth by policeman at Lagos hotel

Police investigate killing of youth by policeman at Lagos hotel

The police in Lagos State are investigating the alleged killing of a youth by a mobile policeman on the premises of a hotel in Alimosho Area on Thursday.
The policeman, attached to Erico Belisima Hotel on Olowologbon Street along Akowonjo-Egbeda Road, allegedly shot and killed the youth, identified as Niyi.
The youth had gone to the hotel with some friends to locate one of the guests, who allegedly owed him some money.

Mourinho gives downbeat assessment on key United trio

Mourinho gives downbeat assessment on key United trio

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will hope no mishap befalls central defenders Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo after announcing on Friday both Chris Smalling and Phil Jones will be out till “mid-May”.
Mourinho, speaking after United returned from Belgium where they drew 1-1 with Anderlecht in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final, added pivotal midfielder Juan Mata would be out till “late May”, which could mean he misses all of the Premier League run-in.

EFCC will continue to lose cases – Fayose

EFCC will continue to lose cases – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will continue to lose cases because the anti-graft agency arrests people “without proper and thorough investigation”.
In a statement released by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Fayose went on to condemn the continued detention of former Governors of Benue and Niger States, Gabriel Suswam and Babangida Aliyu.

Trump White House will no longer publicly identify visitors

Trump White House will no longer publicly identify visitors

The Trump administration is ending the practice of disclosing the identities of most visitors to the White House, saying that to do so posed “grave national security risks and privacy concerns,” US media reported.
The new policy will leave it up to White House officials to decide whether to release the names of visitors who meet with the president or his top advisers, The Washington Post reported.

Beninoise Chef Steals Master’s $59,000, N3.4m In Ibadan, Builds Mansion

Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Oyo State Police Command has arrested a Beninese chef, Mathew Kudjo, 25, for allegedly stealing $59,000 and N3.4 million belonging to his boss in Ibadan, the state capital.

Police Commissioner Abiodun Odude ,said Kudjo was arrested in his hideout in Ibadan after breaking into his employer’s apartment at Ikolaba in Ibadan to steal the money.

Edo Governorship Election Tribunal Updates: Judgement Day Today

The Edo ELection tribunal Judgement is currently ongoing.

The court dismisses Respondents' Motion to strike out Petitioner's case

Judgement in the Edo State Gubernatorial Elections Petition Tribunal has commenced in Benin City.

The three justices of the Tribunal are seated and reading the judgment.

China warns U.S., North Korea: 'If war breaks out ... no one will win'

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi warned both the United States and North Korea on Friday to cool their increasingly sharp statements and threats or risk "irreversible damage" — and possible war — on the Korean peninsula, China's official Xinhua news agency said.

"On the Korean Peninsula issue, it is not the one who espouses harsher rhetoric or raises a bigger fist that will win," Wang said. "If war breaks out on the Korean Peninsula, multiple parties will lose and no one will win."

Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie after racial hate complaint

The Sun has suspended Kelvin MacKenzie after Merseyside police said they were investigating a column in which he compared the footballer Ross Barkley, who is of mixed race, to a gorilla.

The paper’s former editor, who writes a weekly column, claimed he was not surprised that the Everton player, whose grandfather is Nigerian, was punched in a nightclub because he was similar to an animal in a zoo.