Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Milan target unwanted at Arsenal, could go to China

It looks like nobody wants to keep Jack Wilshere, who could be heading off to China.
Catalan paper Sport (via Fichajes) confirm that Arsenal Coach Arsene Wenger isn’t counting on the former England star, who has missed the most days (895) over the last six seasons among Premier League players, even beating out Abou Diaby. He’s gone down with a season-ending injury, too, sending him back to the Emirates.

Nigeria meningitis deaths rise to 813 – health minister

Nigeria meningitis deaths rise to 813 – health minister

More than 800 people have died in a meningitis outbreak in Nigeria but the disease is now spreading more slowly, health minister Isaac Adewole said on Wednesday.
“As of yesterday (Tuesday), the number of deaths stood at 813,” he told reporters in Abuja after a cabinet meeting. “As of now, we are noticing a decline.

Court jails driver seven years for causing passenger’s death over N20

Court jails driver seven years for causing passenger’s death over N20

A Katsina State High Court sitting in Malumfashi on Wednesday sentenced a commercial bus driver, Hassan Sanusi, to seven years imprisonment without an option of a fine, for causing the death of a passenger over N20 change disagreement.
Sanusi, 35, of Shuwaki Quarters in Funtua, Katsina State, was convicted after being found guilty of the offence of culpable homicide not punishable with death, according to Section 224 of the Penal Code.

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered a temporal forfeiture of $5.8 million belonging to a former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, to the Federal Government.
The order followed the ex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, seeking the forfeiture of the amount to government, pending the determination of the motion on notice.

Why I Sold Robin Van Persie To Manchester United – Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed he sold Robin Van Persie to Manchester United due to his age.

The Dutchman left the Emirates in 2012 for the Red Devils after failing to renew his contract with the Gunners, sparking mixed reactions from Arsenal fans who expressed their resentment towards the striker who was once a fan-favourite at the club due to wonderful performances.

President Buhari To Now Work From Home – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says ‎President Muhammadu Buhari will now work from his residence at the presidential villa.
He was speaking to state house correspondents at the end of the meeting of the federal executive council (FEC) chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Buhari’s absence.
He said Buhari needed some rest and has asked that all the files on his desk be brought to him at his official residence for treatment.

Idiat Babalola Reveals Why She Was Attacked At Adeleke's Burial

An aide to Governor Rauf Aregbesola who was attacked at the burial of late senator, Isiaka Adeleke, on Monday, Idiat Babalola, on Tuesday said her attackers picked on her simply over unfounded rumors that she wants to be deputy governor after the current tenure of the governor.

Ms. Babalola, who was attacked shortly after arriving the venue of the burial, said she sensed trouble when some of the hoodlums started to make utterances which suggested that her rumoured deputy governorship ambition was to checkmate the governorship ambition of the late senator, who had openly declared his intention to succeed Mr. Aregbesola in 2018.

My Wife's Love For Bearing Kids Is Too Much - Man Seeks Divorce From Court

A civil servant, Michael Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife’s penchant for making babies.

Mr. Ayinde, 39, told court that his wife, whose name he gave as Glory, enjoyed “giving birth at will’’.

Cause of Senator’s death not known – Deji Adeleke

Deji Adeleke, the younger brother to the first civilian Governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, has said the cause of the senator’s death is yet to be known.

He said this on Wednesday at a press conference at the residence of the deceased.

The pro-chancellor of Adeleke University said that the family was told that the report of the autopsy would take between one to two weeks.

Man comes home to find his girlfriend sleeping in bed with another man, takes selfies with them and posts online

Duston Holloway, 23, from Texas arrived home one evening to find his beloved girlfriend, lying drunk in bed with another man. He couldn't believe his eyes, the heartbreak was unimaginable but instead of reacting by shouting or fighting like other men might do, he rather carried out sweet revenge, by taking selfies with the sleeping pair and posted it online.

Why we failed to rescue Chibok girls – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has explained that his then government was committed to the release of the abducted Chibok girls, but said there was a different feeling as at then about him by the insurgents who constantly referred to him as an infidel. He said based on that feeling, the insurgents refused to cooperate with his government.

El Clasico: How Ronaldo fumed at teammates after Messi’s goal

Report emerging from the Spanish capital says Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, nearly “brought the roof down” on his teammates in the dressing room after Lionel Messi scored a late goal in Barcelona’s win in the El Classico on Sunday.

Top Spanish newspaper, Marca reports that the Portugal captain wondered why Marcelo and Luka Modric failed to bring down Sergio Roberto before he got to the 18 yard box, a move that resulted to Messi’s fine finish.

Edinson Cavani extends PSG contract to 2020

Star Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani has signed a two-year contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain until 2020, the French champions revealed on Tuesday.
“This contract extension reaffirms the very strong confidence Edinson Cavani has in our project,” said PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi of the 30-year-old, PSG’s top scorer with 44 goals this season.

Meet the 37 year old woman who has given birth to 38 children

A 37-year-old Ugandan mother has stunned many after giving birth to 38 children . Mariam Nabatanzi Babirye, is nicknamed Nalongo Muzaala Bana, which means “the twin mother who produces quadruplets.”

Mariam has six sets of twins, four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruplets and two single births.In a recent interview with a Ugandan daily, she said:

President Buhari Absent At FEC Meeting Again

President Muhammadu Buhari is today conspicuously absent at the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.

The meeting is being presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The cabinet had awaited the president's arrival until the State House Chief of Protocols suddenly stepped in at 11.00am and whispered to Osinbajo.

Christian Atsu grateful for Rafael Benitez’s influence at Newcastle United

Christian Atsu grateful for Rafael Benitez’s influence at Newcastle United

Ghana’s Christian Atsu is refusing to be drawn on his Newcastle United future amidst reports that the Magpies have been given a week’s deadline to complete a permanent deal.
The Ghana international is a Chelsea player but spent the past season on loan at Newcastle, helping them reach the Premier League swiftly after their relegation from the top flight.

Bayern Munich join running to sign Antoine Griezmann

Bayern want £85m Man Utd target as their marquee summer signing

Manchester United could face competition in the transfer race for Antoine Griezmann with reports that Bayern Munich are considering entering the running for his signature.
The Atletico Madrid forward’s future has been the subject of much speculation this season, with United long linked as the big favourites to snap him up in the summer.

Cesc Fabregas overtakes Frank Lampard in Premier League all-time assists table

Cesc Fabregas overtakes Frank Lampard in Premier League all-time assists table

Cesc Fabregas has overtaken Frank Lampard by registering his 103rd Premier League assist in Chelsea’s 4-2 victory over Southampton.

The Spain international provided the cross for Diego Costa’s header in the second half of Chelsea’s latest win at Stamford Bridge, which has put Antonio Conte’s side seven points clear at the top of the Premier League.

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Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test

Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said his side had taken “a big psychological step” after they defeated Southampton 4-2 to move seven points clear at the Premier League summit.
Chelsea’s recent 2-0 loss at Manchester United allowed closest rivals Tottenham Hotspur to trim their advantage to four points.

Triple suicide blasts hit Maiduguri

Three suicide bombings rocked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Wednesday, killing one civilian militia member and injuring several others, security personnel told AFP.

The bombings came two days after multiple suicide attacks near the strategic city that killed four members of the civilian joint taskforce (JTF) and injured two others.

I make N50,000 daily from breaking pipelines – Welder

A suspected pipeline vandal, Fatai Karounwi, has said he makes N50,000 every day in the illegal act, adding that he had vandalised over 40 pipes before he was arrested by the police.

Karounwi, aka Kokoro, who said he had been into the illegal act for the past three years, added that he was introduced to the crime by a friend, Oyebanji Agboola, aka Fish.

Karounwi and Agboola were among 10 suspected militants and vandals paraded by the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos State on Tuesday.

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Lagos State Government To Relocate Computer Village To ICT Park, Katangowa

The Lagos State Government has revealed that, efforts are ongoing to relocate traders in Computer Village, Ikeja to Katangwa in Agbado/Oke-Odo and then convert the area into a world-class ICT Park.

Court remands pastor over alleged fraud

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded a pastor, Onawale Adeniyi, 33, over alleged fraud.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Christian Olajide, told court that the accused committed the offence in 2016 at Asipa in the Ipetumodu Magisterial District in Ile-Ife.

Oba Akiolu to bankers: stop using women as marketers

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has urged heads of banks and other financial institutions to stop sending women out as marketers to look for hefty deposits.

He said the approach should not be encouraged, if the banking sector would develop the economy.

Buhari restates vow to probe present, past corrupt officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that all past and present corrupt officials will be probed.
He said the anti-corruption agencies have been repositioned to undertake the legal battle against them.

Lagos suspends approval for construction of filling stations

The Lagos State Government has suspended approval for construction of filling stations in all parts of the state till further notice. The government said it had already resolved not to grant construction permit for filling stations pending the inventory of existing ones.
The state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Wasiu Anifowoshe, who disclosed this at the ongoing ministerial press briefing to commemorate the second year anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, also said that the government had not relented in the proposed relocation of Computer Village in Ikeja to ICT Park, Katangowa in Agbado/OkeOdo LCDA to tackle environmental degradation and meet the growing demand for housing stock deficit in the state.

Osinbajo panel interrogates suspended SGF Lawal

The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal yesterday appeared before the presidential panel where he was quizzed over alleged violations of due process in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).
Lawal arrived the Presidential Villa about 1:00p.m. and was ushered before the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led panel to answer sundry questions in connection with the allegations. He departed the venue at 3:35p.m.

Why I Don’t Ejaculate Inside Corpses – Mortuary Attendant Speaks on Sex Life With Dead Bodies

A 45-year-old Ghanaian mortuary attendant identified only as Kwadoo has confessed to having sex with all the female corpses brought to his facility to be embalmed.
Kwadoo who was interviewed by a radio station in a local language insisted that he does enjoy sex with the dead bodies just as much as he enjoys with living women.

Dangote Releases First Batch of Locally Assembled Trucks

Dangote Sinotruck West Africa Limited on Tuesday rolled out its first set of locally assembled Chinese trucks, The Group General Manager, Projects, Mr. Hikmat Thapa, announced.
According to him, the firm works in eight-hour shifts, assembling between four and five trucks per day at its Lagos-based plant.

Two Brazilians Nabbed With Cocaine Worth N310m at Lagos Airport

The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has announced the arrest of 2 Brazilians caught with cocaine in their luggage at the Lagos International Airport.
The suspects, a male and a female, claimed to be tourists.

Caitlyn Jenner considering running for public office

Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, Caitlyn Jenner is considering running for office. She told a crowd at the 92nd Street Y community center in New York City Tuesday that she will be looking at where she thinks she could be more effective: On the inside of government or working on her foundation.

Uber sets ‘flying car’ launch for 2020

Uber sets ‘flying car’ launch for 2020

Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020.
The ridesharing giant announced a series of partnerships to manufacture “vertical takeoff and landing” (VTOL) vehicles and put networks in place, a system dubbed Uber Elevate.

59 suspected cases of meningitis in Plateau, two confirmed

59 suspected cases of meningitis in Plateau, two confirmed

The Plateau State Government says over 59 persons have been placed under close examination in hospitals in the State as suspected cases of meningitis.
Two of the 59 have been confirmed as cases of meningitis.

Lady cries out after friend' father hit on her

An unidentified lady has cried out after her friend's father came intimately for her , according to her, she stayed over at her friend's house during the holiday and he met him(The dad) and he couldn't get his eyes off her.

US troops end hunt for brutal Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony

US special forces on Wednesday begin pulling out of Central African Republic where they deployed in 2011 to help hunt the brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony.

The move, which was announced last month, will see US troops pulling out of the country’s east where they have been helping Ugandan forces track down rebels from the feared Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

Trump backs down on border wall funding

Donald Trump has indicated he will ditch plans to find cash for his border wall in this week’s spending bill.

The president’s close adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said funding for the wall would be left out of a budget measure that must pass by Friday.

EFCC, Army Discover Vehicle With Loads Of Cash

Residents of Shendam Close, off Anthony Anyaoku Street, a neighbourhood of Area 11, Abuja, were on Tuesday treated to yet another macabre dance in discovery of huge cache of money in different parts of the country.

A combined team of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the army raided three vehicles with several ‘Ghana must go’ bags containing huge sums of money.

Jonathan: Obama Made It Clear He Wanted Change of Govt in Nigeria

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has finally admitted that his electoral defeat in the 2015 elections was partly caused by former U.S. President Barack Obama and his officials who made it abundantly clear to him by their actions that they wanted a change of government in Nigeria and were ready to do anything to achieve that purpose.

Nnamdi Kanu’s family rejects bail condition

The father of leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, His Royal Highness, Eze Israel Kanu, his wife Ugoeze Sally Kanu, have rejected the bail conditions given by Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja High Court to free his son, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, saying Kanu should be released unconditionally.

 According to Vanguard, both the father and the mother, Ugoeze Sally and their daughter Chinwe, faulted Justice Binta Nyako for the bail condition given to Nnamdi to be freed.
Speaking to reporters at Isiama Afaraukwu, Umuahia North Council, Eze Israel Kanu said while the family was happy over the bail granted their son, they rejected the bail condition, saying that the conditions attached to it was not necessary.

253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos

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Two hundred and fifty three Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya were yesterday deported  to Nigeria. The  returnees, who were conveyed by a Libyan Airline plane comprised of 140 adult females and eight children.

Also aboard were 103 adult male and three male children.

Buhari’s govt harassing my family, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan believes that his family is being hounded by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He said he lost the 2015 election because he was betrayed by the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Muazu and some Northern leaders in the party.

Oxford Student Who Sent 'I am Really Sorry for Raping You' Text, Will Walk Free

An Oxford University PhD student who allegedly text a woman "I am really sorry for raping you", will walk free after a jury failed to reach a verdict. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It is the second time that a jury has failed to reach a verdict on a rape charge against Sherman Ip and it is unlikely that prosecutors will pursue the case for a third time.

Video: Oba of Lagos publicly humiliates Ooni of Ife

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, recently, embarrased the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function.

In short clip which has gone viral, the Ooni of Ife walked over to greet an unidentified Oba seated next to the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II.

Police released member who bought gun for gang – Suspect

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A suspected robber, Lawrence Nwede, has accused operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command, of releasing a member of his gang, who allegedly procured a gun they used for operations.

Nwede said the gang member, whom he identified only as Uche, was released by SARS a day after he (Uche) was arrested and brought to the command.

Turkey Hunter in Kansas Mistakenly Shoots Brother and Friend

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Authorities say a hunter accidentally shot his brother and a friend after mistaking them for wild turkeys in southeast Kansas.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism says the victims were shot in face and body on April 12.

South African girl claims she was robbed by an Uber driver in Lagos,see responses from Nigerians

A South African lady visiting Nigeria for the first time,raised alarm yesterday that she was robbed by an Uber driver ,but most Nigerians weren't buying her story. 'Hours later,she revealed she got her passport back after he dropped it at a safe place..
Mongy Mathobela, wrote:

Pretty Female Police Officer Kills Herself After She was Jilted By Lover Who Promised Her Marriage

A female police officer in Ghana has killed herself after her lover who promised to marry her ended their relationship.

It has been confirmed that 31-year Police Constable Peace Agbemafo committed suicide because a lover jilted her.

According to MyNewsGH, Garu-Tempane District Police Commander ASP Alexander Tieku who confirmed the report said that it was the second time she was experiencing a heart break.

Emir Sanusi Spent N37million On Phone Bills - Kano Emirate

Following investigation into their finances, the Kano Emirate has revealed that the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, spent N37 million on telephone calls in three years.

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