Thursday, 25 May 2017

The Ultimate History of London Football Clubs - Animated (Video)

How I Will Wipe Out Corruption in Just 12 Months - Magu Speaks Up

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday said that he would end corruption in Nigeria in the next 12 months.
Magu spoke during the official opening of the Ibadan Zonal Office and Stakeholders Engagement Session, held in Iyagaku, Ibadan.

Nigeria Moves to Repatriate Prisoners from China

The Federal Government is working out a prisoners’ transfer agreement with China, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, announced in Abuja on Thursday.
Onyeama made the announcement at a news conference on the achievements of the current administration since it came into power in the past two years.

Russian Oligarch Gifts Model Wife a 70-carat Diamond Ring Worth 7million Pounds (Photos)

A Russian businessman identified as Aleksey Shapovalov, has shattered the internet after the photo of an enormous diamond ring which he gifted to his model wife, Ksenia Tsaritsina, emerged online.

Three Killed, Houses Burnt As Lagos Festival Turns Bloody

Tragedy struck on Saturday during a festival in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, where a police inspector and two others were killed.
It was gathered that the clash started when some youths from Ilagbo community and Oriyanrin town fought at Kilajolu festival at Ilagbo.
According to the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, the clash strayed at a masquerade festival between two youths from different communities.

Buhari’s Health Has Improved Significantly - Embassy Source

President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has improved significantly, although only his physicians can determine when he will return to Nigeria and to work, Premium Times has learnt.

“Oh yes; we thank God,” a source in the Nigeria High Commission in London, United Kingdom, said when asked if the president’s health had improved substantially.

Police Hunt For Hawkers Who Stoned KAI Official To Death

The Police Command in Lagos State  said investigation had commenced to fish out hoodlums that allegedly stoned an official of the state’s Kick Against Indiscipline Brigade to death.

The Command’s Spokesperson, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, said that investigation had started immediately and perpetrators would be brought to book to serve as deterrent to others.

Teachers to earn higher salaries than other workers -FG

The Federal Government Thursday said it is working on plans to ensure that teachers are paid salaries higher than other workers in Nigeria.

The government said increase in the salaries of teachers would help to attract the best to the teaching profession.

Slay King Caught On Pic Stealing Lady's Phone While They Posed At Party (Photos)

There is a hunt for the guy in this pic after he was caught on camera stealing a lady''s phone. As he stole the phone from her purse,some one who was snapping the group captured it live.

Fans Angry At Tonto Dikeh For Comparing Her Husband Churchill With A frog

Pop singer, Tuface Idibia has signed a multi-million naira endorsement deal with Telecoms gaint, Globacom. "Proud to be part of the elite @globacomlimited family! #IRepGlo #ProudGloAmbassador," he announced on social media. Congrats to him.

When I Won Star Quest in 2002, Harrysong Was Still in the Village - Kcee Reveals

Kcee Limpopo appears to have added salt to a fresh injury as he took a swipe at his warring former colleague, Harrysong who claims be the backbone of the former's music career.

KCee was on the TakeOver show with Moet Abebe and he didn’t mince words as he spoke on a sundry of issues including falling-out-and-back-again relationship with Harrysong.

Terry dismisses criticism over controversial farewell

Defiant Chelsea captain John Terry on Wednesday brushed off criticism of his controversial farewell substitution at Stamford Bridge which caused a furore in the English media.
The 36-year-old central defender — who will leave Chelsea in the close season after 22 years at the club — was given a guard of honour by his teammates last weekend when he was substituted after 26 minutes (the same as his squad number) during a 5-1 final-day victory over Sunderland in the Premier League.

Atsu, Wakaso left out of Ghana squad

Atsu, Wakaso left out of Ghana squad

Christian Atsu has been left out of the 30-man Ghana squad for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.
The 25-year-old forward is one of several high-profile players omitted by Kwesi Appiah in his first squad since his second coming as Black Stars coach.

Clichy and Navas to leave Man City as contracts expire

Clichy and Navas to leave Man City as contracts expire

Manchester City have announced that Jesus Navas and Gael Clichy will both leave the club this summer when their contracts expire.
Clichy, who joined City from Arsenal in 2011, will depart the Etihad Stadium on June 30 after six years at the club, making 203 appearances while scoring three goals.

Two Teachers Fired after Being Videotaped Fighting (Video)

While videos of students getting physical surface online pretty regularly, it's rare to see a clip featuring two educators throwing hands. However, that's exactly what transpired recently at Stone Mountain Middle School, about half an hour northeast of downtown Atlanta.
On May 19, a fight between two female teachers at the school was captured by a student in a cell phone video which has since gone viral.

Photos: Residents scoop fuel from fallen tanker in Ogun

Officials of LASEMA on Thursday morning averted disaster after a 50, 000 litres of petrol loaded tanker fell at Magboro, Ogun State. The tanker belonging to MRS was heading to Ibadan, when the incident occurred. They were fast to evacuate the tanker and neutralise the area to stop residents, who defiled the rain to scoop fuel from the fallen tanker. Continue to see more photos...

Businesswoman docked for beating 8-year-old maid to death

Businesswoman docked for beating 8-year-old maid to death

A Lagos-based businesswoman, Obiageli Emenike, who allegedly beat her eight-year-old maid, Miracle Edogwu, to death, was on Thursday hauled up before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
She was, however, released on bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.

Mandzukic signs new Juventus contract running until 2020

Mandzukic signs new Juventus contract running until 2020

Mario Mandzukic has committed his future to Serie A champions Juventus until June 2020.
Mandzukic, 31, has scored 11 goals for Juve in all competitions this term, while registering another eight assists.

Chelsea have no special plans to stop Sanchez – Moses

Chelsea have no special plans to stop Sanchez – Moses

Victor Moses said Chelsea have not made specific plans to stop Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in the FA Cup final.
Sanchez, likely to start despite carrying a thigh injury, will be key to the Gunners’ hopes of victory, but Moses said Chelsea were more focused on producing their best than nullifying his threat.

Ethiopian politician jailed for 6.5 years for 'encouraging terrorism' via Facebook

Ethiopian politician jailed for 6.5 years for 'encouraging terrorism' via Facebook

A federal high court in Ethiopia has sentenced politician Yonatan Tesfaye to six years and six months in prison for planning, preparing and encouraging terrorism via his Facebook page in 2015.

The former spokesperson for the Blue party was found guilty of the charges earlier this month after his arrest in December 2015 for igniting the Oromo protests that resulted in the death of thousands of people.

Sister Of Popular Nigerian Football Player, Osaze Odemwingie Stranded At Murtala Airport (Video)

Secondary School Teacher Faces N189,000 WAEC Fees Fraud Charge

A secondary school teacher, 37-year-old Samson Owonaro, on Thursday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos charged with defrauding three of his students’ parents of N189,000.

He was, however, released on bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum on the orders of Magistrate Omolaja Kazeem.

Pigeon arrested in Kuwait after it was caught smuggling 200 ecstasy pills

Authorities in Kuwait recently caught a bird (pictured) with a backpack full of ecstasy tablets strapped to its back. Sent by traffickers, the bird had reportedly began its smuggling route in Iraq and was tracked by authorities on its way to Kuwait. The bird was caught and once the backpack was opened up, close to 200 small, white pills can be seen spilling out...

Photos: Completed Shopping mall built on government land demolished in Edo

A Shopping Mall allegedly built on Government Land without approval, was this morning demolished on the orders of the Edo state government. The shopping mall is owned by a high chief in the state, Chief Osamede Adun. More photos after the cut...

Modern Family Star Ariel Winter Exposes Derriere In New Sexy Photo

Man Utd’s Guillermo Varela sent off for getting a tattoo

Manchester United loanee Guillermo Varela has been suspended from Eintracht Frankfurt , after a tattoo-induced injury ruled him out of the German cup final.

The footballer inked his arm this week, despite the club ordering him not to.According to German paper Kicker, the tattoo has become infected, meaning Varela is not fit for the Cup final.

Nnamdi Kanu's controversial lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye barred from practice in Nigeria

Nigeria's Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) of the Body of Benchers which punishes misconduct among lawyers, has barred Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye, a former US-based Nigerian lawyer from practicing in Nigeria.

The controversial lawyer who was disbarred in New York and Maryland for professional misconduct in 2013 relocated to Nigeria to continue his practice. He was part of the legal team who facilitated the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB from Kuje prison.

Bella Hadid Sets Pulse Racing Posing In Skimpy Outfit

She frequently parades her enviable figure by storming down the catwalks of endless fashion shows.

But Bella Hadid showed off her sensationally slender physique in a more eye-catching manner on Thursday, as she posed for Giuseppe Zanotti’s striking AW17 campaign.

Rita Dominic Stylish For Funke Akindele's Industreet's Premier

He Is A Violent And Jealous Man, I Just Want Out - Wife Tells Divorce Court

40-year-old trader, Ramota Adewale, on Thursday, pleaded with an Agege Customary Court to dissolve her 18-year-old marriage for alleged constant battering by her husband.

Ramota, a mother of two, an indigene of Ogun, resides at No. 12, Babayemi St., Eleere, Agege, a Lagos suburb, described her husband, Tajudeen Adewale, as an “aggressive and irresponsible fellow’’.

Congo's Ebola Outbreak Threatens CAR - WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday warned that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread to the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR).
Militia violence has forced thousands of people to flee across the border to CAR.
Two cases of the virus have been confirmed by the WHO in Congo’s remote northeastern Bas-Uele province since early May. Four people have died so far among the 43 suspected and confirmed cases. Experts said that the affected area’s isolation, it is about 1,400 km from the capital Kinshasa, has helped contain the spread of the highly contagious hemorrhagic fever.

6 APC Governors That Agreed To Hold Convention Without Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to hold its non-elective mini-convention in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The party reached the agreement after a consultative meeting of the APC governors and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) on Wednesday.

Osinbajo, Other Prominent Nigerians Attend Biafra at 50 Event

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre Abuja for the
”Memory and National Building – Biafra: 50 Years After ” event.

Ngige – Igbos Shouldn’t Complain Of Marginalization, They Did Not Support Buhari

Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Productivity, has asked Igbos to stop complaining about marginalization by the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Ngige said that Igbos didn’t invest in Buhari’s election in 2015 and so have no reason to complain.

Fight Erupts At Nigerian Embassy In Washington; US Police Called To Restore Order

Chaos broke out at a department inside the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington D.C. United States last Monday after two officials of the embassy began fighting.
The officials, according to Per Second News, are Mr. Robert Mumford Ditto, a Filipino and one Saka Ologele from Nigeria. Apparently left fuming after an argument, Ditto, angrily threw a chair at Ologele.

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

Philippine security forces bombed a southern city on Thursday as they battled Islamist militants who were holding hostages and reported to have murdered at least 11 civilians.
An initial rampage by the gunmen, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, through the mainly Muslim city of Marawi on Tuesday prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law across the southern third of the Philippines.

Protesters in India bury dead after 632 days

The bodies of eight people shot dead during an anti-government protest in northeast India have been buried after 632 days, authorities said Thursday, ending a long confrontation.
The victims’ families were refusing to bury the bodies until their demands for proper compensation and action against the government officials who ordered the firing had been met.
They finally laid their loved ones to rest on Wednesday after a deal with the local government in the restive state of Manipur.

Rooney left out of England squad to face Scotland, France

Rooney left out of England squad to face Scotland, France

England captain Wayne Rooney has been left out of manager Gareth Southgate’s 25-man squad for June’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and the friendly against France.
Rooney is England’s top goal scorer, with 53 strikes to his name, and the national team’s most-capped outfield player having made 119 appearances since his senior debut in 2003.

Gennaro Gattuso returns to AC Milan as youth team coach

Gennaro Gattuso returns to AC Milan as youth team coach

Gennaro Gattuso has spoken of his joy at returning “home” to AC Milan after being offered the job as coach of their youth team from next season.
Gattuso, who was in charge of Serie B side Pisa this season, but was unable to prevent them from being relegated to the third division of Italian football, is to return to the club where he spent most of his playing career, almost 20 years after first joining them.

Francesco Totti confirms he will leave Roma at end of season

Francesco Totti confirms he will leave Roma at end of season

Francesco Totti has said Sunday’s Serie A match against Genoa will be his last as a Roma player.
The 40-year-old striker, who made his debut for the Giallorossi in 1993, is expected to call time on his long career when his contract ends in the summer.
The news had been expected after Roma’s new director of sport Monchi announced that Totti will retire earlier this month.

Nigeria Immigration Arrests 400 Illegal Immigrants in Edo State

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Over 400 persons were on Wednesday arrested by the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service for alleged illegal entry into the country.
The suspects were said to have been arrested during a mop-up exercise which started at about 4am on Wednesday across the 18 local government areas of the state.

Barca Backs Messi as He Heads to Jail Alongside His Father

Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges.
Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, was handed a 21-month prison sentence and fined 2 million euros ($2.25 million) for three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009.

Man, 30, charged with stabbing tailor over `shoddy’ job

A 30-year-old man, Idris Olaniyan, who allegedly stabbed a tailor, Usman Mohammed, with a broken bottle on the forehead for failing to adjust his clothes to his satisfaction, was on Thursday arraigned in Lagos.

Olaniyan, a resident of Ayodele Street, Mafoluku in Oshodi area of Lagos, is facing a charge of assault at an Ikeja Magistrates’

FG presents 9 bags, boxes containing huge cash as evidence against Justice Ngwuta

The Federal Government has tendered as evidence nine bags and boxes filled with local and foreign currencies, before a Federal High Court in Abuja, against Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta.
All the items were allegedly recovered from his home.
The items were allegedly recovered from his official residence in Abuja during a search operation carried out by men of the Department of State Service, DSS.

Apprehension in Imo State as Abductors Refuse to Release Businessman Even After Paying N1.5m Ransom

The abductors of Paul Kpaduwa, a businessman, based in Anara in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State had yet to release him after his family reportedly paid N1.5m as ransom to them.
According to Punch Metro, it was learnt that Kpaduwa, was kidnapped around 9:30 pm on Saturday in his house in Umudo village in Anara community upon his return from the day’s work.

Ifeanyi Ubah: Confusion as another court orders DSS to detain businessman further

Minutes after a Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the Department of State Service to release embattled oil magnate, Ifeanyi Ubah, within 48 hours, another court in the Federal Capital Territory has given the agency the nod to hold him for another 14 days.

High Court Orders DSS to Release of Businessman, Ifeanyi Ubah

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Thursday morning, ordered the Department of State Service (DSS), to within 48 hours release detained Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah.Ubah lawyers and supporters, defy heavy down pour in court Thursday
Trial judge, Justice Mohammed in a 100 page judgment, ordered the DSS to release Ubah, if it fails to file a charge against him.

Africa's Third-Biggest Oil Producer, Equatorial Guinea Accepted as Member of OPEC

Africa’s third-biggest oil producer, Equatorial Guinea, has been accepted as a new member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Reuters reports on Thursday.
Equatorial Guinea said in January it was seeking to become OPEC’s 14th member and the sixth from Africa, an addition that would help raise the continent’s influence and profile in the corridors of global oil production and pricing.

Some DPOs on payroll of fraudsters – Lagos CP Owoseni

Lagos State Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni has revealed that some Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state are on the payroll of fraudsters.
The CP made this revelation on Wednesday at a lecture on code of conduct for law enforcement officers.

Egypt Bans Al Jazeera Website, 20 Others

Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for “supporting terrorism”, state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.
Reuters tried to access five websites named by local Egyptian newspapers and broadcasters, including the Al Jazeera website, and found them all inaccessible.

This KAI official has been stoned to death by hawkers

Angry street traders on Tuesday allegedly lynched an official of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) Brigade at Iyana-Oworo, Lagos.

Moshood Ayeni was allegedly lynched because his team arrested hawkers- Jeremiah Nnana and Orich Nwofokoh- displaying their wares in traffic, in disregard to the ban placed by the state government.

We Didn't Address Terrorism Early - Obasanjo Admits Failure of FG Which Turned Insurgents to 'Monsters'

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has admitted that the failure of the nation's government to address the extremism of Boko Haram on time, made the insurgents become monsters they are today. 

While speaking at a workshop on the prevention of violent extremism, on Wednesday in Abuja, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, said the extremisms of the Boko Haram in the North-East and the Niger Delta militants in the South-South were not addressed on time by the government before they became monsters.

Patience Jonathan in More Trouble as EFCC Goes After Her Assets in a Fresh Move

It has been revealed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set  to apply for the final forfeiture of choice properties allegedly owned by former First Lady,Patience Jonathan.
But the commission has been having difficulty in getting the original titles of the assets. They include Aridolf  Resort, Wellness and Spa and eight others.