Monday, 22 May 2017

Young Kenyan woman commits suicide after failed attempts to find justice for her 3-year-old daughter who was raped by ex-boyfriend

Brenda Akinyi Waru committed suicide after she was bullied online as she tried to find justice for her three-year-old daughter who was allegedly defiled by her ex boyfriend.

According to Facebook user Syombua Kibue, who shared the story online, the 29-year-old had reported the case at a police station and had slept with a police officer who requested for sex in exchange for help.

Veteran actor, Saidi Balogun postpones 50th birthday celebrations over three deaths in Nollywood

Veteran actor, Saidi Balogun recently clocked 50 and he planned a 4-day celebration starting from today May 22 till May 25, 2017.

He has now postponed the celebrations till July 4, 2017 in honour of his three colleagues who recently died. In his words;

London court awards Ibori £1 as damages over his unlawful detention suit

A High court in London has awarded former Delta state governor, James Ibori, a nominal £1( about N400) as damages over his claim of unlawful detention by British  Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb agreed that Ibori, who spent years in UK jail for money laundering,  was unlawfully held for one day, 18 hours and 10 minutes between December 20 and 21 last year.

Herbalist ‘defrauds’ cab driver seeking charms for patronage of N4m

A taxi driver seeking charms to boost patronage has allegedly lost N4million to a herbalist, David Abiodun.

The victim, Adebayo Omoniyi, 38, lost the money to the herbalist, who promised to prepare a charm that would attract rich and famous clients to him.

Abiodun was arrested by operatives of the zonal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (ZCIID), Onikan.

Griezmann rates chances of move to Man United as a ‘six’

Griezmann rates chances of move to Man United as a ‘six’

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has said there is currently a 60 percent chance he will join Manchester United this summer.
Reports have suggested United could bid £85 million (€100 million) for the 26-year old, and his adviser has said Real Madrid, Manchester City, Chelsea and Barcelona have also made enquiries.

Model Bella Hadid and boxer Anthony Joshua sending flirty messages after hitting it off at GQ bash

Online reports indicate that model Bella Hadid and boxer Anthony Joshua are flirting the millennial way – by liking each other’s pictures online.

British Anthony Joshua became heavyweight champion last month when he defeated Wladimir Klitschko, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed by one of the Hadid sisters.

Man sentenced to jail for stealing N7,000 cell phone

Man sentenced to jail for stealing N7,000 cell phone

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 32-year-old man, Kelechi Sunday, to two months imprisonment for stealing a cell phone worth N7,000.
The judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq, sentenced the convict accordingly as he pleaded guilty to the charge.
Sadiq also ordered the convict to pay N7,000 as compensation to the complainant.

Moyes resigns as Sunderland manager following relegation

Moyes resigns as Sunderland manager following relegation

David Moyes has resigned as Sunderland manager after one season, the club announced on Monday.
Sunderland finished bottom of the Premier League table with just 24 points after only six wins this campaign, and Moyes has now confirmed he will not stay with the team in the Championship next season.

Man United and Man City bottom of points-per-pound league

Man United and Man City bottom of points-per-pound league

Manchester United came bottom of the league for points won per pound spent on players’ wages, analysis by sports finance experts has shown.
United had the second-highest wage bill in the Premier League at £221 million, equating £3.2m in wages for each of the 69 Premier League points gathered by Jose Mourinho’s men.

Ex-Trump aide Flynn to defy Senate subpoena in Russia probe

Ex-Trump aide Flynn to defy Senate subpoena in Russia probe

President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn will not comply with a Senate subpoena for documents on his links to Russia and will invoke his constitutional protection against self-incrimination, a source close to Flynn said Monday.
Flynn, a key target in the explosive probe into links between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, “will be asserting his rights under the Fifth Amendment,” the source told AFP.

La Liga: Messi wins Pichichi award, overtakes Ronaldo

Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi, has regained the Pichichi prize for the first time since the 2012/2013 season, by finishing the 2016/2017 season as the highest goal scorer in La Liga.

Messi found the back of the net 37 times for the Catalans this term, finishing eight goals clear of his team-mate and last season’s winner, Luis Suarez.

Father, 56, son face defilement charge in Lagos

An incestuous father, 56-year-old Sunday Adimagwu, and his son, Kenneth, 21, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with defiling a 12-year-old girl.
The father is being tried for defiling his own daughter, while the son, was arraigned for allegedly defiling the same girl (his step-sister).

Girls call me to help them get married- businessman

Mohammed  Jacob, a business man who married off 50 girls in Yobe on Sunday said girls have incessantly called him to help them get married.

He said this at the marriage ceremony of the newlyweds  according to a report by daily trust.

It was learnt that barely a month ago, Jacob married off 40 internally displaced girls.

Arsenal’s Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion

Arsenal face a defensive crisis going into Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea, with Shkodran Mustafi doubtful with a suspected concussion.
The 25-year-old suffered a blow to the head during his side’s victory over Sunderland last Tuesday.

Sanusi advises Ganduje to pay more attention to education, Kano economy

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has advised the Kano state government to pay more attention to the growth of education, stressing that a knowledge-based economy is the key to development.
He made the call in a keynote address on Sunday at the opening of a two-day conference, which is part of week-long activities organised by the state government to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the state.

Mourinho bets the house on Europa League glory

Mourinho bets the house on Europa League glory

Though he denies it, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has gambled the club’s season on the outcome of Wednesday’s Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm.
Having missed out on Champions League qualification via the Premier League, United must beat Ajax at the Friends Arena to secure a return to Europe’s elite competition.

Canada invites Ooni to 150th Independence Anniversary

Canada invites Ooni to 150th Independence Anniversary

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year.
The special invitation was conveyed to the Ife monarch in his palace on Sunday by a Canadian Member of Parliament (MP), Ramesh Sangha.

APC, Federal Govt and Amaechi Cannot Impeach Me - Gov. Wike Alleges Plans

Speaking during a dedication and thanksgiving church service to mark the second year anniversary of his administration on Sunday, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, alleged that there are plans by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to rig the March 19, and December 10, 2016 legislative rerun elections in order to impeach him.
The governor who spoke at the world headquarters of the Greater Evangelism World Crusade in Port Harcourt, said the plan was to hijack the State House of Assembly and remove him from office.

Mother watched her daughter get raped and killed before making dinner and having sex with her daughter's killer

A mother has been arrested for standing by and watching while her 10-year-old daughter was raped, tortured, strangled to death and cut to pieces. According to the twisted mother, she did nothing because watching them rape her daughter gave her "sexual gratification".

Raped for 8 years, Kerala law student chops off Godman's penis; Kerala Chief Minister backs her

A 23-year-old law student in Kerala, India, ended an 8-year cycle of rape by chopping off the penis of her rapist who is a self-styled godman. The 54-year-old man had reportedly been raping her since she was in Class 12, so, on Friday night, she attacked him to make sure he never abuses her again.

Viral photos of a bride and her 'bridesmaids'

24 year old bride, Rebeca Abrantes from Brazil, who didn't have any female friends in her bridal train. Abrantes who is a computer engineering student, barely had three girls in a class of 60 boys, so she made a bold move to ask her male friends to be her bridesmaids, and they all agreed. She uploaded an album of the hilarious photos with her pals to her Facebook page and captioned it:

Woman commits suicide after quarrel with husband

Woman commits suicide after quarrel with husband

One certain Halima Kabiru has committed suicide by drinking poison after a heated argument with her husband in the Afita Mama Pandogari area, Kagara Council of Niger State.
The police in Niger State say they are investigating the case.

Chelsea to sign ‘five or six big players’ this summer – Terry

Chelsea to sign ‘five or six big players’ this summer – Terry

John Terry expects Premier League champions Chelsea to bring in “five or six big players” when the transfer window re-opens.
The Blues have positioned themselves back at the summit of English football, with a title parade staged at Stamford Bridge on the final day of the 2016-17 campaign.
Antonio Conte’s side have been a dominant force since tweaking their tactical approach early in the Italian’s reign, with a record-breaking 30 victories collected in a 38-game season.

Monaco’s Bakayoko rules out PSG amid Chelsea links

Monaco’s Bakayoko rules out PSG amid Chelsea links

Reported Chelsea target Tiemoue Bakayoko has ruled out leaving Monaco for Paris Saint-Germain, telling Canal Football Club he cannot “leave for a club that has finished behind me.”
France midfielder Bakayoko, 22, has been linked with a summer move to Premier League champions Chelsea after impressing in Monaco’s Ligue 1 title win and their run to the Champions League semifinals this season.

Woman Drinks Poison Inside Her Home in Niger After Argument with Husband

The police in Niger State say they are investigating a case of suicide by one Halima Kabiru, who allegedly drank poison after arguing with her husband in the Afita Mama Pandogari area, Kagara Council of the state.
It was learnt that the woman was rushed to a hospital for medical attention, but later died.
According to the husband, Musa Kabiru, he and his wife had quarreled sometime last week, after which she rushed into the house and drank poison.

Lecturer Impregnated Me, Rejected the Pregnancy - Nursing Student Cries Out as Lecturer Says 'I Used a Condom'

A Dental Nursing student identified simply as Mosunmola and Dr Oluseyi Adu, a lecturer at the Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese Ijebu, are currently battling over who is responsible for the pregnancy that the lady is carrying.
According to an exclusive report by Punch Metro, the Nursing student who is 9-months pregnant, alleged that her lecturer is responsible for the child in her womb, adding that they had s*x in a hotel sometime in August, 2016.

23-year-old UNILAG Graduate Dies in Fatal Road Accident Just Few Days After Finishing NYSC

A Nigerian mother, Maureen Agagwaonye Osuofia mourning the death of her 23-year-old son who died in a fatal road accident just few days after finishing the National Youth Service Corps service.

Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 24 people

Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 24 people

A bomb explosion at a hospital in Bangkok has injured 24 people, police in Thailand say.
The blast happened at Phramongkutklao Hospital, which is popular with retired military officers.
Today marks three years since the military took power in a coup – suspending the constitution and seizing control of the government.

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Joshua quits mum’s flat for £27m mansion

World boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, is finally preparing to move out of his mum’s flat after getting a taste of the high life in this £27 million mansion.

The 6ft 6in heavyweight is searching for his own knockout home and aims to invest part of his £15 million purse for beating Wladimir Klitschko, 41.

Twitter founder regrets Trump’s use of platform

The co-founder of Twitter, Evan Williams, has apologised for the social media platform’s role in Donald Trump’s rise to the White House. In an interview with the New York Times on Saturday, Williams said that he recently learned that President Trump said he believes Twitter put him in the White house.
“It’s a very bad thing, Twitter’s role in that,” he said. “If it’s true that he wouldn’t be president if it weren’t for Twitter, then yeah, I’m sorry.”

Arsenal need “one or two” players to challenge Chelsea – Wenger

Arsenal need “one or two” players to challenge Chelsea – Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal only need “one or two” players in the summer transfer window to bounce back strongly from a fifth-place finish.
Despite failing to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in his 21-year reign, the Frenchman refuses to accept that the Gunners squad is in need of an overhaul.
Instead, he has hinted at another quiet window if he remains at the helm.

Researchers develop diabetes drug to replace insulin injections

Diabetes sufferers might soon be able to take pills to treat their condition, rather than inject themselves with insulin, following ground-breaking research from Australian scientists.
The research led by the University of Adelaide is testing safer and more effective drugs to treat type-II diabetes which will reduce side-effects and insulin injections.

Burnley to ‘wait and see’ on Michael Keane amid Man United, Liverpool links

Burnley to ‘wait and see’ on Michael Keane amid Man United, Liverpool links

Sean Dyche says Burnley are in a “strong position” over defender Michael Keane despite speculation linking him with Manchester United and Liverpool.
Keane, 24, has one year remaining on his contract at Turf Moor and sources told ESPN FC last month that both United and Liverpool were interested in the England international, who came through the youth academy at Old Trafford.

Nigerian lady narrates how she met her Uber driver husband

A Nigerian lady has taken to social media to narrate how she met her husband, who is an Uber driver. According to the lady, they met after a hectic day at a client's office. Here's her story;

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Nigerian lady calls out Lebanese man who called her a monkey for turning him down

Facebook user, Mary Irabo Peipeiraye, took to her page to call out a Port Harcourt based Lebanese man, Ahamd Nasr, who called her a slave and monkey just because she turned him down. Posting screenshots of their Whatsapp messages, Mary wrote;

Photos: Meek Mill, Adesua Etomi and Banky W turn up for Igho Sanomi's birthday in Dubai

Billionaire businessman, Igho Sanomi, added a year on 17th of May. There was a big celebration in honor of the philanthropist and in attendance were Nigerian celebrities Banky W and his fiance Adesua Etomi. International Hip-hop artiste, Meek Mill was also a guest at the luxurious party. More photos after the cut...

Ronaldo slams critics after Real Madrid win title, says ‘I’m not a devil’

Ronaldo slams critics after Real Madrid win title, says ‘I’m not a devil’

Cristiano Ronaldo hit back at his critics in the media on Sunday after guiding Real Madrid to their first La Liga title in five years, saying he’s not the “delinquent” that he believes he’s often made out to be.
Ronaldo scored the opening goal as Madrid beat Malaga 2-0 on the final day of the season to end their domestic league title drought, and the superstar afterward responded to his treatment in the press over the past few days.

Wizkid wins 3 out of the 7 awards he was nominated for at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

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Nigerian popstar, Wizkid, has won 3 awards at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards which held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday, 21 May 2017, the only Nigerian ever to do so.

Liverpool back where they belong in Champions League – Klopp

Liverpool back where they belong in Champions League – Klopp

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are back where they belong, having sealed a Champions League qualifying place.
The Reds swept relegated Middlesbrough aside in their final game of the season and Klopp heralded an “outstanding job” to have finished the campaign with 76 points.

Kidnappers murder man after collecting ransom

The Ogun State Police Command has smashed a six-man kidnapping gang which allegedly lured a man, Femi Olatunji, from his home in the Isheri area of Ogun State to Igbokoda, Ondo State, where they killed him after collecting a ransom.

The suspects’ names were given as Fadeni Henry, Lebile Olatunji, Ehuwa Oririe, Olotu Tosin, Oluwole Ohunayo, and Peter Omogbemi.

Father who raped his daughter for 20 years caught by secret recording

A father has been exposed and jailed for raping his daughter regularly for 20 years after she released a recording of him boasting about his actions. He was charged with five counts of rape which he initially denied but he was eventually convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison. 

Raymond Prescott, 54, first attacked Layla Bell, 31, when she was just seven years old. Layla of Clifton, Nottingham, said her father would go from being her best friend this minute to being a sexual predator the next.

A year-old baby snatched from mother, gang raped in Katsina

A year-old baby girl was snatched from her 30-year-old mother and gang raped in Danja Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The incident occurred when one Suleiman and Musa tricked the woman to board their motorcycle, snatched the baby and took her to a bush, where Musa and another person raped the baby.

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Barca set date to announce new coach after Copa del Rey

Barca set date to announce new coach after Copa del Rey

Barcelona will name its new coach on May 29, two days after the Copa del Rey final, president Josep Bartomeu confirmed on Sunday after the club’s title chase came up short.
Reports in the Barcelona media last week said the club have already agreed a two-year deal with Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde.

Cholera outbreak claims 315 lives in Yemen

Cholera outbreak claims 315 lives in Yemen

A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 315 people since April 27, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
The cholera infection is continuing to spread across Yemen with more than 29,300 suspected cases reported in 19 of the country’s 22 provinces, the agency added in a tweet.

Aigbe's estranged husband reveals his new love

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