Sunday, 7 May 2017

Danny Welbeck explains why he will always celebrate goals against Manchester United

Danny Welbeck explains why he will always celebrate goals against Manchester United

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck has explained why he has no qualms celebrating goals against his former club Manchester United.
The England forward rose superbly to head home his fourth goal of an injury-plagued season in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over United today.

Man United’s Champions League hopes ‘all on the Europa League’ – Mourinho

Man United’s Champions League hopes ‘all on the Europa League’ – Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said his side’s top-four hopes were over after their 2-0 defeat at Arsenal on Sunday.
Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck scored in a 2-0 win for Arsene Wenger’s side — the Frenchman’s first competitive win over Mourinho — to leave United four points off the Champions League places.

Emmanuel Macron elected next French president

Emmanuel Macron elected next French president

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, according to early projections from five polling organisations showed.

I believe Nigerians owe me a lot for bringing them out of corruption- Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi who was the APC Presidential campaign manager for the 2015 general election, says Nigerians owe him a lot for working tirelessly as the party campaign manager to bring them out of a corrupt government. 

Chris Rock allegedly cheated on his ex-wife with Kerry Washington

In a recent interview, Chris Rock admitted that he cheated on his now ex-wife, Malaak Compton-Rock with three women, an A-lister, a semi-famous woman and another woman in retail.

The famous woman he cheated with has now been revealed to be Scandal star Kerry Washington - and the alleged affair began in 2007, when she was engaged to actor David Moscow.

English comedian Stephen Fry under investigation for blasphemy

English comedian, Stephen Fry has never hidden his atheism but this time, someone who decided he went too far reported the gay entertainer to the police and he has been placed under investigation. The incident in question goes as far back as February 2015 when the comedian took a hardline stance against God during an interview with Irish broadcaster RTE. 

Police bust new kidnappers hideout in Ikorodu

In continuation of its onslaught on militants operating from the creeks, Lagos State Police Command early this morning raided and recovered seven army and police bullet proof vests, eight ballistic helmets and nine life jackets from a new kidnappers hideouts in Ishawo, Ikorodu, Lagos.

Photo: Police parade pastor apprehended with human skull in Oyo

The Oyo state police command yesterday paraded a self acclaimed pastor, Isaiah Alimi, who was recently apprehended with Human Skull. Isaiah who claims to be the founder of a church in the Algbado area of Lagos state, said he found the human skull in a building currently undergoing refurbishment in the Pakoto area of Ogun state.

Former reality TV star, Ashley McNeely found dead in his apartment

Ashley McNeely, a former reality TV star who starred on MTV’s ‘A Shot at Love’ with Tila Tequila, was found dead on Thursday at his apartment in his hometown, Beckley, West Virginia.

Police responded to a 911 call from a woman, believed to be an acquaintance or girlfriend who alerted them of his dead body.

Arsenal resolve over Alexis Sanchez to be tested with £55m offer

Arsenal resolve over Alexis Sanchez to be tested with £55m offer

Bayern Munich are readying a £55million bid for Arsenal contract rebel Alexis Sanchez, according to reports.

The Chile international is out of contract in just over a year, putting Arsenal in a difficult position.

The club want him to agree new terms, however it appears Sanchez has decided his future lies elsewhere.

Liverpool’s Klopp bemoans ‘small team problem’ image

Liverpool’s Klopp bemoans ‘small team problem’ image

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said he believes his side’s record against the Premier League’s so-called smaller teams is judged too harshly.
All six of Liverpool’s defeats in the league this season — to Bournemouth, Leicester City, Burnley, Swansea City, Hull City and Crystal Palace — have been against opponents who were in the bottom half of the table at the time.

Paris Hilton’s brother held for alleged car theft

Paris Hilton’s brother held for alleged car theft

Paris Hilton’s younger brother Conrad has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly stealing a car and violating an ex-girlfriend’s restraining order.
Police went to the Hollywood Hills home of the 23-year-old’s ex-girlfriend, Hunter Daily Salomon, before dawn on Saturday.

Son brutally stabs father to death for forgetting fish sauce

Son brutally stabs father to death for forgetting fish sauce

A son reportedly stabbed his father to death because he forgot to add fish sauce to his pork soup.

Sakdin Duangphakhon, 36, first became angry when his father Ngor, 65, boiled the meat too slowly at their home in Buriram, Thailand.

Fani-Kayode to Obanikoro: Where is your dignity in joining APC?

The spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation for the 2015 elections, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has faulted the decision of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, to join the All Progressives Congress.
Obanikoro was appointed Minister by the Peoples Democratic Party regime of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Blackburn relegated from Championship, Newcastle champions

Blackburn relegated from Championship, Newcastle champions

Blackburn became the first Premier League winners to be relegated to League One despite beating Brentford 3-1 on the final day of the Championship season.
Rovers were demoted on goal difference after Birmingham and Nottingham Forest both won.

Nollywood actor, Adeshina Adesanya aka Pastor Ajidara, is Dead!


Veteran Nollywood Actor, Adeshina Adesanya is dead. The thespian, known for his role as “Pastor Ajidara” in the movie “Abela Pupa” died as a result of kidney failure.
His death was announced by Balaji Amusan (Mr. Latin) on Instagram who posted a picture of him in sick bed and wrote; “And the man died few minutes ago”.

China’s WeChat blocked in Russia

Chinese internet giant Tencent said Saturday its messaging app WeChat had been blocked in Russia, adding it was in touch with authorities to resolve the issue.
WeChat, known as Weixin in China, is the world’s most popular messaging service, with 889 million global users by the end of 2016.
As well as messaging, it also offers payment, ride-hailing and other services, and Tencent has ambitions to spread the app beyond China.

IBM falls as Buffett reports reduced stake ahead of meeting

Warren Buffett is acknowledging what many investors have already realized: IBM’s long-promised reinvention is slow, painful and nowhere near close to the end.
In an interview with CNBC, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. disclosed that he sold about a third of the firm’s investment in the computer-services giant during the first half of this year. Before the sales, Berkshire held about 81 million shares. The news led IBM to tumble as much as 3.8 percent to $153.00 Friday in New York, its lowest intraday price since November.

Muntari says ‘treated like criminal’ after racial abuse

Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari says he was “treated like a criminal” after he complained he was being racially abused in a Serie A match and given a one-game ban.
The 32-year-old Ghanaian is now free to play in Sunday’s home game against Crotone after the ban was rescinded on appeal.
He was sanctioned for walking off just before the end of last Sunday’s game at Cagliari in protest at the abuse, having been booked by the referee for complaining about it.

Drama as Irish Landlord Ask Nigerian Guys To Evacuate His Property

82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive Abuja

82 released Chibok schoolgirls arrive Abuja

The 82 Chibok girls that were freed from Boko Haram captivity, have arrived in Abuja.
The girls have been received by the Chief of Staff to the Nigerian President, Abba Kyari.
They are however, still expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari by 4:00pm today.

I wanted to use human skull to scare robbers away – Evangelist

I wanted to use human skull to scare robbers away – Evangelist

The Oyo State Police Command has paraded a self-proclaimed evangelist, Isaiah Alimi, who was caught in possession of a human skull.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Abiodun Odude, who paraded Alimi and 11 other suspected criminals at the state police command in Eleyele, said Alimi would be charged to court for the crime.

Antonio Conte tells Chelsea to go for the kill

Antonio Conte tells Chelsea to go for the kill

Antonio Conte is on the verge of winning the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea and the uncompromising Italian has challenged his players to now go in for the kill.
Buoyed by second-placed Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat West Ham on Friday, Conte’s side host Middlesbrough on Monday knowing they need six points from their last four games to be crowned champions.

Omeruo must up his game – Yobo

Omeruo must up his game – Yobo

Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has urged Kenneth Omeruo to up his game to retain confidence of being included in the national team’s starting line up.
Omeruo had been under severe criticism for defensive blunders that caused Nigeria the qualification for AFCON 2015 on the last match day as the Super Eagles struggled to 2-2 draw against South Africa in Uyo.

Again, CBN Boosts Forex Supply with $389 Million

The retail segment of the interbank forex market received a huge boost yesterday as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened with a total of $388.66 million sold to authorised dealers in that sector of the market.

It also emerged yesterday that about 5.77.06 billion litres of petroleum products valued at N760.44 billion were imported into the country in the first quarter of 2017.

Aisha Buhari, Sanusi visit raped six-month-old baby in Kano

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The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, and the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Saturday, condemned the rape of a six-month-old baby, stressing that the culprit must be made to face the music.

The infant, who is now eight months old, was allegedly violated by 30-year-old Muktakar Muhammad, assisted by his wife.

Mrs. Buhari, who paid the baby a visit at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano State, described the rape case as man’s inhumanity to man.

Vidal says FIFA rules aren’t the same for Messi

Chile star Arturo Vidal says FIFA would not lift a suspension for every player like the world governing body did for Lionel Messi this week.
Messi was dealt a four-game ban by FIFA’s disciplinary panel in March after television footage showed him verbally abusing a match official during Argentina’s qualifier against Chile.

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$289m saga: Oke should repeat his allegation in Jonathan’s presence – Okogie

The Emeritus Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, ​has reacted to the $289m suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke, ​claimed was approved by former President Goodluck Jonathan​ ​in February 2015​

Okogie ​said​ Oke ​should be made to repeat his allegation in presence ​of Jonathan​.

Looters should be barred from running for office, says supreme court judge

Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs, a supreme court justice, says treasury looters should be barred from running for office for some years. 

He also advocated for the use of plea-bargain in the fight against corruption, saying it will help the country’s economy.