Friday, 26 May 2017

NDLEA Makes Big Catch at Seme Border

Anti-narcotic officials with Seme Border Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Friday intercepted 5,863 kilogrammes (kg) of compressed dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis.
The Agency`s spokesperson, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, said that the illicit drugs were seized in two separate operations in Badagry, Lagos State.

Chelsea set Diego Costa transfer fee at over £60million

Chelsea name Diego Costa asking price with replacements lined up

Chelsea will reportedly ask for over £60million for star striker Diego Costa amid rumours that he could leave the club in this summer’s transfer window.
The Spain international has been in prolific form for the Blues again this season, but is thought to have never truly settled in London during his three years at the club.

Facebook aims for broad views in ‘trending topics’ tweak

Facebook on Wednesday unveiled its latest redesign to its “trending topics” feature — its latest move to give users a variety of sources on important news events.
The huge social network — which has faced criticism for creating “filter bubbles” that reinforce the views of users, and has been accused of bias in selecting its news sources — said the new design will offer a “carousel” with a variety of websites.

3 Nigerian scammers jailed 235 years in the U.S

3 Nigerian scammers jailed 235 years in the U.S

Three Nigerian scammers  who befriended many of their victims on dating sites have been slammed  huge prison sentences by a Mississippi court after making tens of millions of dollars from their schemes.

Oladimeji Seun Ayelotan, 30, was sentenced to 95 years in prison; Rasaq Aderoju Raheem, 31, was given 115 years and Femi Alexander Mewase, 45, got 25 years behind bars, according to a report by Infosecurity magazine

A court in the Southern District of Mississippi had in February found them all guilty of crimes including mail fraud, wire fraud, identity theft, credit card fraud and theft of government property. Ayelotan and Raheem were also found guilty of conspiracies to commit bank fraud and money laundering.

EFCC Releases Details On How N87M Was Paid Into Ofili-Ajumogobia's

The trial of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a Federal High Court judge and Godwin Obla, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, continued on Friday, May 26, 2017before Justice O.H. Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, with a prosecution witness, Anuli Okpala, a staff of First City Monument Bank, FCMB, revealing how the sum of N87, 000,000.00( Eighty-seven Million Naira) was paid into Ofili-Ajumogobia's account.

Ofili-Ajumogobia is standing trial alongside Obla on a 30-count charge bordering on an alleged perversion of the course of justice, unlawful enrichment and forgery.

Blac Chyna Poses Topless In New Bathroom Selfie

Mom of two and reality TV star, Blac Chyna, set hearts racing when she posted a topless photo of herself on Instagram, captioning it:

Tesla analyst split comes down to tech believers versus car guys

The Wall Street split on Tesla Inc. boils down to analysts who see the next Apple Inc. and those who perceive a lot more similarity with Studebaker.
Most of the seven analysts who rate the stock a buy are focused on coverage of technology companies, while a majority of the six who advise investors to sell are dedicated to automobiles, according to data compiled by Bloomberg and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. While the tech folks are honing in on the potential for disrupting the century-old industry, those who concentrate on manufacturing efficiency and vehicle reliability see the stock’s valuation as out of line with reality.

Cup final last chance to salvage Barca’s season

Only victory in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Alaves will salvage some pride from Barcelona’s season and give coach Luis Enrique a successful send-off, whilst the Basques dream of lifting the trophy for a first time.
On a night of goodbyes as Atletico Madrid’s Vicente Calderon hosts its final competitive fixture, Enrique will take charge of Barca for the last time.

You Do Not Know Me - Moyo Lawal Pens Open Later To All DM Sliders

Dear "dmers" DM senders 😓............I appreciate the love and everything💜💜💜 ...... But... Before you slide into my DM ....please do keep this in mind .... You do not know me ,so try and get to know me 😐😐 ...

Anita Joseph confirms she is expecting twins

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Actress Anita Joseph posted a sonogram which showed twins and wrote "LORD "you have done me well...Onye kam ga akoro..What more can i say""
While many congratulated her, others doubted if it was hers or a family member's.

Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door

Hot-shot striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bids to lift his first title with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday amidst growing speculation the German Cup final will be his last appearance for the club.
Dortmund face Eintracht Frankfurt at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium at 2000 local time (1800 GMT) with Borussia bidding to end their run of three straight defeats in Germany’s showcase final.

Antonio Conte to sign new £40million Chelsea contract after FA Cup final

Conte set to be handsomely rewarded for superb first season with Chelsea

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is reportedly set to reward Antonio Conte with a new £40million contract after Saturday’s FA Cup final against Arsenal.
The Italian has enjoyed a hugely successful first season at Stamford Bridge, and is closing in on the double if his Blues side can defeat Arsenal at Wembley tomorrow.

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat

Russians warned against visiting UK over terror threat

Russian authorities on Friday warned its citizens against visiting Britain after London raised its threat level in the wake of the Manchester suicide attack.
“The Russian embassy in Great Britain recommends Russian citizens refrain from travelling to the country, especially from visiting major cities, if such trips are not absolutely necessary,” Russia’s state tourism agency said in a statement.

Farmer jailed 10 years for raping 14-year-old girl

Farmer jailed 10 years for raping 14-year-old girl

A magistrate court in Yobe State on Friday sentenced a 37-year-old farmer, Khaki Nujiya, to 10 years in prison for raping a 14-year-old girl.
The rapist was not given an option of fine.

Court dissolves 20-yr-old marriage over poor sexual performance

Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved a 20-year-old marriage between one Oladiran Olukayode and his wife, Oluwatoyin, over poor sexual performance.
Mr. Odunade terminated the union over irreconcilable differences.

My devilish wife stabs me with broken bottle – Man tells court

My devilish wife stabs me with broken bottle – Man tells court

An Ibadan Customary Court siting in Mapo on Friday dissolved a 20-year-old marriage between a man and a woman who stabbed her husband with broken bottle.
The President of the Court, Mr Ademola Odunade, said he dissolved the marriage between Abideen and Kudirat Adekola “in the interest of peace and order’’.

Funke Akindele calls out Air France

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Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele a.k.a Jenifa, has taken to her Twitter to call out Airfrance accusing them of losing her bag and in Paris, and promising to get it back in 24hours. According to her, it’s been two days already and they’ve still been giving her excuses.

Police nab another Manchester terror attack suspect

Police in England arrested a man Friday morning in connection to Monday’s terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead, Greater Manchester Police announced.
“This morning (Friday 26 May 2017) we have arrested a man in the Moss Side area,” the police department tweeted.

Valencia signs new Manchester United deal

Antonio Valencia has signed a new contract at Manchester United, which keeps him at the club until at least 2019.
The Ecuador international’s new deal, has the option of an additional year.
Valencia, 31, has won two Premier League titles and the Europa League since moving from Wigan eight years ago.

Woman loses 3 months pregnancy after being battered in Delta State (Photos)

A mother of one identified as Gloria Nyerhovwo has reportedly lost her 3 months pregnancy after being battered by one Andy Obada and his friend in Delta state.
According to Gloria, she was detained and bailed for N3k, while the men who assaulted her were set free because they had connection with the police.

Cristiano Ronaldo cancels London trip over terror threat

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has cancelled a scheduled appearance in London this weekend, after the UK terror threat level was upgraded.
The upgrade comes in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack, which saw 22 people killed and over 59 others injured.

I won’t do Big Brother Naija again even for N50 billion – T-boss

Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, T-boss has vowed never to participate in the reality show again even for N50 billion.

The ex-reality show star, during her stay in the just concluded BBN show was involved in a lot of messy controversies.

PHOTOS: Osinbajo visits Garki market

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, paid a surprise visit to the popular Garki Model Market in Abuja.

The visit which was meant to afford him the opportunity of interfacing with the traders was said to be part of activities marking the second anniversary of the present administration.

Be Careful, They Know Your Location - Soyinka Warns Sahara Reporters

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday warned citizen advocacy platforms Sahara Reporters and Budgit, to be more careful now that its location has been made public.

The event was the launch of a citizen media lab, a collaborative project between Sahara Reporters and Budgit, located at 13B, Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

Rita Ora opens up on relationship with Jay Z and Beyonce after suing Roc Nation

Rita Ora has insisted there's no "bad blood" with former mentor Jay Z after she sued his Roc Nation record label.

In 2015, Ora who signed to the label in 2008 but only released one album, filed a lawsuit claiming the company’s change in direction led to her being forgotten about.

Referees influenced La Liga title race – Pique

Referees influenced La Liga title race – Pique

Gerard Pique claimed referees influenced the outcome of the La Liga title race as the Barcelona defender again called for video technology to be introduced.
The Spain international has criticised officials on several occasions this season, both in person and through social media, and was fined €3,000 in March for some of his remarks.

Dbanj welcomes first child, Daniel Oyebanjo (Photo)

Internationally recognized award winner and entertainer, Dapo Oyebanjo, globally known as the Kokomaster, Dbanj has welcomed his first child, a son, with his 26-year-old wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow.

Below is D'banj Post:

Zambia ‘expels’ South Africa’s Mmusi Maimane

Zambia ‘expels’ South Africa’s Mmusi Maimane

South Africa’s opposition leader has been expelled from Zambia, blocking him from attending the treason case of his detained counterpart, his party says.
Police boarded Mmusi Maimane’s flight, and “forcefully prevented” him from entering Zambia, his party said.

Ex-Wife Of Russian Oligarch Demands $15bn In World's LARGEST Final Divorce Settlement

The ex-wife of a Russian oligarch has filed a lawsuit demanding $15billion from her former husband, it is reported.

Natalia Potanina, 55, is seeking half of 56-year-old Vladimir Potanin's wealth, including dividends from a lucrative Russian firm, Forbes Russia reports.If Ms Potanina's claim is successful, the settlement will be more than three times larger than the current record, estimated to be $4billion paid by Alec Wildenstein in his 1999 divorce from wife Jocelyn.

FA Cup win can’t mask Arsenal hurt – Oxlade-Chamberlain

FA Cup win can’t mask Arsenal hurt – Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain said winning Saturday’s FA Cup final would not banish the hurt of Arsenal missing out on the Champions League.
The England midfielder, 23, is in contention for a place against champions Chelsea at Wembley in what could be manager Arsene Wenger’s last game in charge of the Gunners.

Odell Beckham Jr. skipping practice to hang with new girlfriend Iggy Azalea

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. skipped another practice session with his teammates to party with new girlfriend Iggy Azalea in LA.

On Monday Beckham, who has missed a series of practice days, partied at Bowlero Woodland Hills bowling center in LA with singer Azalea, while his teammates were working out in New Jersey.

New photos of Nigerian couple who welcomed Sextuplets after 17 years of childlessness

New photos of a Nigerian couple who had sextuplets after trying to conceive for 17 years have been released by the hospital.

On May 11 at 8:26 a.m. Ajibola Taiwo from Nigeria, gave birth to three boys and three girls by cesarean section, the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

How Nigerian Artiste, Rapgoddess was Left Almost Blind After an Attack by Robbers at ATM (Photos)

Nigerian upcoming female rapper, Maureen James, popularly known as Rapgoddess, has told a disturbing story of how she was attacked by some thugs at an ATM point in Lagos.
According to an exclusive report by Instablog9ja, the female hip hop act said she was making a withdrawal at the Ecobank branch along Kingsway drive in Ikoyi, Lagos, at about 8pm, when some unknown men confronted her with a gun. 

Police Arrest Another Terror Suspect in Connection with Ariana Grande's Concert Attack in Manchester

Police in England arrested a man Friday morning in connection to Monday's terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead, Greater Manchester Police announced.

"This morning (Friday 26 May 2017) we have arrested a man in the Moss Side area," the police department tweeted. "The arrest is connected to Monday's attack on the Manchester Arena, but this is a fast moving investigation and we are keeping an open mind at this stage."

Ramadan: Sultan Set to Announce Sighting of Moon

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam on Thursday said the announcement of the sighting of the moon would be made by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar.
The Kogi State Chairman of JNI, Ambassador Usman Bello, made this known in Lokoja during a press briefing to usher in this year Ramadan fast.

Photos: Carlton from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air celebrates his son's 2nd birthday with beautiful photos

Remember Will Smith's cousin on the popular sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Carlton Banks? Well he celebrated his son's birthday with his wife Angela Unkrich and younger son. The couple have two sons together, Alfonso Lincoln Ribeiro, Jr. and Anders Reyn Ribeiro. He celebrated his son's 2nd birthday and wrote:

DemocracyDay: Federal Government declares Monday, May 29, as Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 29 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. A statement from the office of the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, congratulated Nigerians for witnessing yet another Democracy Day and assuring “Nigerians of the government’s continued efforts towards guaranteeing security, revitalizing the economy and tackling corruption, which are the three main focused areas of this administration.

Lai Mohammed mourns actress Moji Olaiya, says her death is a rude shock

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described the sudden death of popular actress Moji Olaiya as a big loss, especially to her family, the movie industry and indeed all her friends and admirers. 

Photos: Company security guard and accomplice nabbed for stealing in Delta State

A security guard at a bakery and poultry located at Okirighwre in Sapele Delta State was nabbed Wednesday, for stealing iron pans from the company. According to reports, the suspect sold the items to his friend, also pictured, at a very cheap rate. Another photo after the cut...

Police Arrest Christ Embassy Pastor Over 4 Abortions Mess

The police at Area M Idimu Command have finally arrested the serving minister at Believers World Ministry popularly known as Christ Embassy church, Rev. Sunday Olisa in connection with the alleged sexual molestation of his house maid which resulted in four pregnancies and abortions.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the arrest followed a pain-staking tracking of Olisa by the police team led by the Area Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Austines Akika on Wednesday.

Trump to create ‘war room’ in White House

Once President Trump wraps up an initial foreign trip that aides believe has gone very well, the Commander-in-Chief plans to strike quickly next week to beef up the White House staff with a “war room” aimed at taking the fight to the administration’s critics more aggressively, according to two advisers to the president.

The names of David Bossie and Corey Lewandowski, two trusted hands from the Trump campaign, are being bantied about as possible additions to the White House staff.

Day care worker arrested for torturing baby to death

Authorities have arrested and charged with murder, a Maryland day care worker who was captured on video “torturing” an 8-month-old girl who later died.

Leah Walden, 23, is charged with murder, assault, child abuse and reckless endangerment in the death of Reese Bowman at Rocket Tiers Learning Center on Tuesday, Baltimore Police said in a statement.

Court orders DSS to charge or release Ifeanyi Ubah

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to either charge the Managing Director of Capital Oil & Gas Ltd. Ifeanyi Ubah to court or release him unconditionally within 48 hours.
Justice Mohammed Idris, while ruling on the application for Ubah’s release held that his detention without charge violated his rights, adding that the Agency lied on oath to justify the applicant’s illegal detention.

Lagos govt urged to Immortalise Herbert Macaulay

Lagos govt urged to Immortalise Herbert Macaulay

Amb. Dapo Fafowora, a historian and retired diplomat, on Thursday called on the Lagos State Government to immortalise Herbert Macaulay for his contributions to political development in Lagos and the nation.
Fafowora made the call at the maiden Herbert Macaulay Gold Lecture in Lagos.

Another batch of 165 Nigerians return from Libya

Another batch of 165 Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 165 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya on Thursday aboard a chartered Nouvelair aircraft with registration number TS-INA.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the aircraft landed at 5.01 p.m at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

David Luiz believes his risky return to Chelsea from PSG was worth it

David Luiz believes his risky return to Chelsea from PSG was worth it

David Luiz says he took a pay cut to return to Chelsea, but the defender believes his decision has been vindicated as the Blues chase a Premier League and FA Cup double on Saturday.
The 30-year-old left Stamford Bridge in June 2014 in a £50 million move to Paris Saint-Germain, after winning the Champions League and FA Cup in 2012 and the Europa League a year later with Chelsea.

Teenager rapes 8-year-old sister in Katsina

Teenager rapes 8-year-old sister in Katsina

Saidu Abdullahi, ​18, ​who resides in Janbago quarters in Katsina State, has been remanded in prison for allegedly ​raping his eight-year-old sister.
Magistrate Hajiya Dikko of the Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court directed on Thursday that Saidu should be in the prison custody till June 29, 2017.

Obasanjo: We should beg those agitating for Biafra that there is enough cake to share

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says engaging in dialogue with those agitating for an independent state of Biafra is a sure way to resolving the issue.
Speaking at the Biafra conference in Abuja on Thursday, the former president said Nigerians must treat the country with care.

Why Rivers is yet to recover $43m found in Ikoyi – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has explained why the state is yet to recover the $43m recently discovered by the anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from a building in Ikoyi, ‎Lagos.

Wike said he was currently working with some lawyers to make sure the money was recovered.

The governor had alleged that the forty three million dollars was part of loot stashed by former Governor Rotimi Amaechi.

No woman should go through these much pain in the name of marriage-Mercy Aigbe says as she visits surgeon in the UK

Mercy Aigbe is in the UK where she is seeing a surgeon following injuries inflicted on her by her estranged husband, Lanre Gentry..She wrote