Saturday, 6 May 2017

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DSS Arrests Ifeanyi Ubah Over N11 Billion Oil Theft

Ifeanyi Ubah, the managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited has been arrested by the Department of State Services.

The agency revealed the arrest today in a statement by spokesman, Tony Opuiyo, as obtained by NAN.
Opuiyo aid Ubah was arrested on Friday in connection with theft of petrol kept in his tank farm in Lagos by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The product was valued at over N11 billion.

Kelechi Iheanacho’s Agent Slams Pep Guardiola, Hints at Striker’s Exit


The agent of Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho has hit out at Pep Guardiola‘s treatment of his client and hinted that the Nigerian could soon be on his way out of the club.
Iheanacho has endured a frustrating season in Guardiola’s first year in charge, as he has been limited to only a handful of appearances.

107 Judges Sacked Over Corruption Allegation in Turkey

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Turkey dismissed 107 judges and prosecutors over alleged links to a failed coup in July last year, Turkish television reported Friday, in the third major purge since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was granted sweeping new powers.
Turkey has now fired about 145,000 civil servants, security personnel and academics, local media reported. The number of ousted judges and prosecutors has reached 4,238.

80 Kidnapped Chibok Girls Freed By Boko Haram

SaharaReporters has exclusively obtained information the Islamist terrorist group, Boko Haram, has released a batch of ore than 80 of the Chibok high school girls who were abducted in mid-April 2014. A top military source just broke to the news to Saharareporters. 

He Is Drunk And A Wife Beater - Teachers Seeks Divorce From Bus Driver Husband

A teacher, Adeniyi Oluwatosin, has pleaded with an Orile Agege Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve her 15-year-old marriage to her husband and commercial bus driver, Waheed, on allegation of adultery, alcoholism and domestic violence.

The 34-year-old woman, according to Punch,  told the court that Waheed brought his lover into their matrimonial home.

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Neymar, Messi and Suarez all on the scoresheet at the Nou Camp as Barcelona beats Villarreal

Four of the best from Barcelona as they stormed past Villarreal at the Nou Camp to strengthen their position at the top of La Liga.

Neymar put Barcelona ahead after 21 minutes when he converted from close range.

French MP dies after collapsing during Macron campaign speech

French MP dies after collapsing during Macron campaign speech

A French MP has died after collapsing on stage while making a speech at a rally for French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron.
Corrine Erhel, 50, was the final speaker at the event in Plouisy in western France on Friday.
She fell to the ground during her speech and later died in hospital.

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Atletico Madrid beat Eibar to secure Champions League qualification

Atletico Madrid beat Eibar to secure Champions League qualification

Saul Niguez’s strike ensured Atletico Madrid beat Eibar 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon to confirm third place and Champions League group stage qualification.
Niguez struck 20 minutes from time when he latched onto a ball from Diego Godin and drilled home a left-footed shot from the edge of the box.

Lionel Messi 'rejects' Barcelona's new contract offer

Lionel Messi rocks Barcelona by rejecting first contract offer

Lionel Messi has reportedly rejected an opening contract offer from Barcelona worth around £29million a season, according to sources in Spain.
The Argentina international is in no hurry to renew his deal at the Nou Camp and is particularly keen to get the right offer following recent bumper renewals for Neymar and Luis Suarez.

Do Not Disclose Buhari’s Illness To Avoid Pandemonium – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) urges Nigerians to stop worrying. Some of the interventions constitute a form of distraction. Nigerians seem to be making a mountain out of an ordinary mole hill. While genuinely concerned stakeholders are appreciated we warn that some unpatriotic elements are already leveraging on the president’s illness and the complex nature of politics to cause havoc.
We affirm that there is nothing strange in having a president who is sick or recovering from sickness. What matters is the handling. We urge the Federal Government (FG) not to allow mischief makers and corruption-friendly opposition parties to capitalize on the situation. We therefore commend the Minister of Information for the professional manner with which he has handled the situation.

Manchester City Banned for Two Years from Signing Under 18

Manchester City were slapped with a ban on signing academy players on Friday after tapping up two schoolboys.

The two-year embargo handed down by the Premier League was the same as Liverpool faced last month, with the second year suspended for three seasons.

But City’s £300,000 fine was three times that of their North West rivals in a case thought to centre on an 11-year-old from Everton and 15-year-old at Wolves.

Man Prefers Prison Than To Refund N6m He Stole

Litigants expressed surprises at the Magistrates’ court sitting in Ojo, Lagos after a 36-year old convict, Ajoma Isaac expressed excitement and heave a sigh of relief after he was sentenced to only 18 months for stealing N6 million instead of being ask to refund.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the convict had earlier insisted that he would prefer to go to jail than to refund the N6 million he stole from his business partner, Emmanuel Etoo.

"My Sex Scandal With Apostle Suleman Over, This Is New Me" - Ms Otobo Now Born Again

After weeks of media war with controversial pastor, Apostle Johnson Suleman over an alleged sexual relationship, the preacher’s alleged traducer and Canada-based Stephanie Otobo might have gone back to her first love, music.She recalled that as a child, she was at the forefront of children activities in the church and that strengthened her resolve to become famous through music.

After releasing a single, ‘I depend on you’, Stephanie says she is less bothered about negative comments or being rejected by people who feel she should have buried her head in shame over the scandal that rocked her life.

Jesus back to fire Man City’s top-four push

Gabriel Jesus’s return has come at a good time for Manchester City as they seek to move closer to Champions League qualification by beating Crystal Palace at home on Saturday.
The Brazil striker, 20, has made two appearances since recovering from a broken foot sustained at Bournemouth in February.
Having seen a goal disallowed in a 0-0 draw against Manchester United, he grabbed a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough last weekend after being promoted from the bench to the starting line-up.

I deposited over N9m for Mercy’s 40th birthday – Lanre Gentry

Estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Lanre Gentry, yesterday said he once deposited over N9million for Mercy Aigbe’s birthday.

Speaking in an online portal, BON, Gentry said: ”I worshipped her and I have deposited N8m at Benefit Motors to buy her a N16million Range Rover Evoque for her 40th birthday. I have also paid N1.2m for a hall opposite Sheraton Hotel to celebrate her big, but she has her eyes on other things”. However, Aigbe has refuted the claims made by Gentry.

Oba Saheed Elegushi Buys Bulletproof Rolls Royce

Ooni of Ife's best friend, Oba Saheed Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom Kusenla III has joined the league of rich Nigerians painting the town red in their Rolls Royce Phantom.

Lagos govt denies demolishing Ikorodu market

The Lagos State Government has denied involvement in the demolition of Sabo market on Itoikin road in Ikorodu axis of the state.

Steve Ayorinde, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in a statement issued on Friday said that the state government did not demolish the market and would not demolish any market or property in the state without following due process.

UEFA introduces new form of penalty shootouts

European football governing body, UEFA, is set to transform penalty shootouts in football.
The new method of taking penalty shootouts is already going through trials.
Instead of the normal form which sees teams alternating spot-kicks, Uefa is considering a new system similar to the tie-break in tennis.

Stop attacking Prophet T.B.Joshua over relocation to Israel – Fani-Kayode warns Pastor Okotie

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Friday admonished the founder of the House of God International Ministry, Reverend Chris Okotie to desist from attacking Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations over his decision to relocate to Israel.

Recall that the controversial Prophet had declared his intention to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel.

Chelsea must keep their focus against Middlesbrough – Conte

Chelsea must keep their focus against Middlesbrough – Conte

Chelsea need two wins from four games to win the Premier League title, but head coach Antonio Conte is taking nothing for granted.
Conte said on Friday afternoon that he was uncertain if he was going to watch Tottenham’s clash at West Ham on Friday night, given his wife and daughter were visiting from Italy.
But he had reason to celebrate at the final whistle as Spurs’ 1-0 loss to the Hammers means Chelsea need six more points to guarantee the title.

Notorious kidnappers terrorizing Osun, Ondo arrested

Notorious kidnappers terrorizing Osun, Ondo arrested

Two of the notorious kidnappers who have been terrorizing Osun State – Akin Nureni, Sunday David, Akeem Ibitoye and Teslim Ibitoye – have been arrested.
The two were arrested by the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police Abba Kyari.

Nasarawa varsity dismisses 113 students over fake results

Nasarawa varsity dismisses 113 students over fake results

No fewer than 113 students of the Nasarawa State University have been dismissed over fake results.
The students were caught with the fake documents between 2014 and 2017, the institution said. 
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Mohammed Akaro, while answering questions from journalists ahead of the fifth combined convocation ceremony of the institution, said that about 76 first class students were among the graduates.

I may have to buy goals – Guardiola

I may have to buy goals – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola admits he will have to “buy goals” before next season in a bid to cure Manchester City’s lack of killer instinct.
Guardiola’s side enter the final stages of the Premier League season with a top four finish still in doubt due, according to the manager, to their failure in the opposition penalty area.

EFCC seeks total forfeiture of $43m as court’s deadline expires

EFCC seeks total forfeiture of $43m as court’s deadline expires

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday told the Federal High Court in Lagos that no one has come forward to claim the $43,449,947 (about N13 billion), N23, 218,000 and £27,800 (about N10.6milion) cash found in an apartment on Osborne Road, Ikoyi Lagos.
It, therefore, prayed Justice Muslim Hassan to make an order of final forfeiture of the money to the Federal Government.

Nigerian MFM FC striker, Stephen Odey, kicked out by Danish club over age falsification


The Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer, Stephen Odey is at the center on an alleged age falsification scandal which reports claim have already put paid to his ambition of joining Danish football team, FC Midtjylland.

An exclusive report on stated that Odey’s planned move to FC Midtjylland has collapsed due to age falsification. It was discovered that the age Odey presented in his passport was totally different from what was on his certificate.

Cherubim and Seraphim Church Pastor Caught with Human Head, Buffalo Horns and Charms in Oyo State

The Oyo State Police Command on Friday paraded a 55-year-old pastor for alleged unlawful possession of a human head, buffalo horn as well as gun powder and charms.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the police also paraded 18 suspects arrested for alleged armed robbery, stealing and cultism.

Fulani Herdsmen Have Taken Over 12 LGs in Benue State, Gov Ortom Raises Alarm

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that 12 out of the 23 Local Government Areas of the state have been taken over by Fulani herdsmen, The PUNCH reports.

To this end, the governor was said to have backed the law outlawing open grazing, saying it would promote the economy and protect lives and property of people, especially in Agatu, which had been taken over by Fulani herdsmen.

Popular Yoruba actor battles kidney failure

Popular Yoruba actor Adeshina Adesanya a.k.a Pastor Ajidara is battling with kidney failure. His colleagues Yomi Fash Lanso and Mr Latin have kicked off a social media campaign to save his life
Speaking via their Instagram pages, they urged Nigerians to donate in order to safe his life as he is in dire need of financial help.

I want a man who does not chase women and constantly ask me for money-Toyin Aimakhu

After an unsuccessful marriage with ex-husband, Adeniyi Johnson, and a failed relationship with alleged serial fraudster, Seun Egbegbe, Toyin imakhu has not closed her heart to love and she is hopeful that the third time might be a charm.

In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, the Alakada Reloaded star, described the kind of man she would want in her life again.
She said,