Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Team-mate tells Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez: It’s time you joined a big club!

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez advised to leave Gunners by team-mate

Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez has been advised by Chilean team-mate Arturo Vidal to leave the Gunners and join a ‘big club’ instead this summer.
Sanchez is one of the most in-demand players in world football after a stunning campaign, and is being chased by the likes of Bayern Munich, PSG and Manchester City.

Hayat Kimya invests $100 million diaper and tissue factory in Ogun State

Hayat Kimya, a leading fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company, inaugurated its ultra-modern diaper and tissue factory at the Agbara Industrial Layout last week, which had in attendance the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
While officially declaring the event open, Amosun applauded the board and management of Hayat Kimya for placing their trust in Nigeria, insisting that the firm will get quick return on investment.

India tech giant warns Trump’s ‘radical shift’ to hurt industry

The vice chairman at one of India’s largest technology services companies warned that U.S. President Donald Trump’s visa policies will damage the industry as his company reported weak earnings and his stock fell the most in almost two years.
Tech Mahindra Ltd. said net income was 5.9 billion rupees ($91 million) in the fourth quarter, compared with the average analyst estimate of 7.8 billion, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Shares fell as much as 17 percent and traded 12 percent lower at 1:18 p.m. local time, the largest intraday decline since May 2015.

Messi thanks departing Luis Enrique

Lionel Messi paid homage to outgoing Barcelona boss Luis Enrique on Monday as the Catalans prepare to unveil Ernesto Valverde as their new coach.
“Wishing you the best of luck in the next stage of your life Luis Enrique,” Messi posted on his official Facebook page along side a picture of the two hugging after Saturday’s Copa del Rey final.

Arsenal board fires warning to Arsene Wenger over club's transfer strategy

Arsenal board fires warning to Arsene Wenger over club's transfer strategy

Arsene Wenger has been warned by Arsenal’s board to complete his transfer business earlier this summer as the Frenchman prepares to announce a new two-year deal at the club.

The 67-year-old ended the most difficult season of his career on a high with a 2-1 FA Cup final win against Chelsea last weekend.

EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-FCT Minister’s Son for N1.2bn Fraud

Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, was on May 30, 2017 re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

He was re-arraigned along with four companies – Bird Trust Agro Allied Limited, Intertrans Global Logistic Limited, Diakin Telecommunications Limited and Bal-Vac Mining Nigeria Limited, on an amended 15-count charge, bordering on money laundering.

Popular Radio Presenter Strips Down to His Underwear to Protest on the Streets (Photos)

A popular radio show host identified as Tekena Iyalla, has taken to the streets to protest the ever increasing rate of kidnapping and armed robbery in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state's capital. 
The popular Port Harcourt-based on-air-personality (OAP), who hosts a comedy show, Funky 4+1, on one of the radio stations, was pictured in his underwears complaining to the Police about the steady kidnapping and armed robbery attacks at the Ada George road.

3 Students Shot in Cross River Over N13m Gift by Ayade, Akpabio

Two students from the University of Calabar (UNICAL) and one other student of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) were allegedly shot by soldiers attached to the state security outfit, Operation Skolombo, during a protest staged to demand the sum of N13 million reportedly donated by Governor Ben Ayade and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

The students are currently receiving treatment at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.

Senegal’s ex-president in new power bid at 91

Senegal’s ex-president in new power bid at 91

Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade, aged 91, will head a list of opposition candidates for parliament in an election to take place on July 30, according to aides.
The announcement was made on Monday night after a broad opposition coalition of more than 40 parties broke up, said supporters of Wade, who ruled the west African country from 2000 to 2012.

Bounty Killer threatens to assault female colleague, Ishwana, over song asking men to go give ‘head’

Dancehall Artist, Bounty Killer, has reacted to the release of Ishawna’s new single ‘Equal Rights’, with lyrics which asked Jamaican men who want to get a blow job, to also give their women head.

However, the song’s lyrics has generated lots of controversy, as it is believed that giving a female oral sex is “unGodly” in Jamaica.

Ryan Seacrest is reportedly pissed that Katy Perry will earn more than him on American Idol

Rumours making the rounds have it that Ryan Seacrest is furious his American Idol co-host Katy Perry will take home a fatter paycheck than he will in her first season on the show.

Ryan has been the host of the popular series since its launch back in 2002, and while he reportedly earns around $10 million per season, Katy Perry's $25 million offer puts him in the shade.

Photos: Benson Idahosa University student and pastor's only child shot dead by gunmen in Edo

Tobi Ohioh Igioh, the only child of Pastor Sidi Lawal Igioh was shot dead by suspected armed robbers on Saturday, May 27 at Ugbor, in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. The victim, a Business Administration/Management student of the Benson Idahosa University was reportedly killed by a stray bullet, which was fired by suspected robbers who were escaping after an operation.

Photos: South African Police seize huge drug consignment, arrest Nigerian man and Zimbabwean woman

South African police detectives from the Greater Karoo attached to OCU-Narcotics, on Sunday morning, May 28, arrested a Nigerian man and a Zimbawean woman and seized drugs worth more than R20 million.

The 49-year-old Nigerian man and the Zimbabwean woman, 28, were driving along the N1 from Johannesburg to Cape Town with the stash.

Gang of drug dealers including two Nigerian brothers jailed for more than 40 years in the UK

A gang of six drug dealers including two Nigerian brothers, Kenechi and Oluchi Ochereobia, who were supplying heroin and crack cocaine between Cardiff, London and Norwich, were on Friday, May 26, handed jail sentences totaling over 42 years, following a proactive investigation by the Met's Trident and Area Crime Command, with support from colleagues from South Wales Police and Norfolk Constabulary.

I still want to become president and change Nigeria – Donald Duke

Former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on Tuesday said he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the opportunity presents itself.
Duke spoke at a programme, “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders ‘’, held in Lagos.

MC Oluomo’s Camp Reacts To Hamburger’s Death

The camp of Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya who is popularly known as Mc Oluomo have come in defense of the popular National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) that he knew a thing about the gruesome murder of another top member of the union, Rasaq Bello, popularly called Hamburger.

The camp maintained that as at the time of the primaries in the Shogunle area of Lagos during the local council primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that led to the death of Hamburger, MC Oluomo was away in the USA where he has been for some months now.

Wenger agrees new two-year deal

Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke he will accept the Premier League club's offer of a new two-year contract, according to reports on Tuesday.
Wenger met Gunners majority shareholder Kroenke and chief executive Ivan Gazidis on Monday to discuss his future before his contract expires next month.

Traffickers now swallow condoms filled with liquid cocaine – Interpol

Traffickers are increasingly swallowing condoms filled with liquid cocaine to cheat traditional detection methods like X-rays, Interpol said Tuesday as it pointed to West African and Asian gangs driving the Asia-Pacific narcotics trade.
Interpol’s Singapore office, which said methamphetamine remains the region’s most trafficked substance, highlighted the rising trend in a report on an international anti-drug operation in May.

Woman Chops Off Husband's Penis, Then Kills Herself

A woman in northern Thailand chopped off her unfaithful husband's penis and then drank pesticide to her death, local police said.

Kawinnart Saezong, 33, was declared dead on yesterday at a hospital in Phayao province, said Narin Cherdyoo, Phayao police officer.

Harrysong Gives Out His N3.5m Rolex To Fan On Stage [Photos]

Nigerian singer, Harrysong shocked fans at  Legend Real Deal Experience when he gave a fan, Chukwudi his N3.5m rolex watch on Sunday, May 28th, 2017.

The ecstatic 32 year old fan in his excitement said, “I’m really happy that Harrysong gave me his wristwatch. I didn’t expect it at all and I am happy this happened. 

How Oshodi NURTW Topshot Razak Bello aka ‘Hamburger’ Was Brutally Murdered (New details)

Zonal Chairman of Okada Welfare Association for Oshodi, Mafoluku, Isolo axis,  Rasak Bello popularly known as Hamburger was brutally murdered yesterday after the All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government primary turned a violent affair.

Hamburger as he’s fondly called doubles as a Union member and CEO of Roseburg Hotel. The reknown personality with prominent fuji artists met his untimely death yesterday afternoon in Mafoluku area of Lagos State after a fight broke up in Shogunle, venue of the APC LG Primaries.

Chocolate City Music Kenya presents new single from Victoria Kimani "FADE AWAY" ft Donald

Kenyan beauty and songstress Victoria Kimani releases new single “Fade Away” featuring South African artiste Donald.

“Fade Away” is the fifth video off the Safari album after “All the way”, “My Money” “Giving you” and “My Lover”

Borussia Dortmund part company with manager Thomas Tuchel

Borussia Dortmund part company with manager Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund in a surprise move just three days after they won the DFB Pokal cup final.
The 43-year-old has been linked with Arsenal in recent months amid doubts over Arsene Wenger’s future, having long impressed as one of the most promising up-and-coming coaches in Europe.

Chelsea’s Diego Costa may snub transfer exit and sign new contract

Chelsea star could be on brink of stunning transfer U-turn

Chelsea star Diego Costa is reportedly close to signing a new contract at Stamford Bridge, performing a sensational u-turn on a possible summer transfer away from the club.

The Spain international has been linked with a move either to the Chinese Super League or back to former club Atletico Madrid, but is now said to be leaning towards staying in London.

Police thought man was joking when he said his girlfriend was being raped in front of him

Police thought man was joking when he said his girlfriend was being raped in front of him

Police thought a man was joking when he called them in a panic to report his girlfriend being raped.

The 26-year-old caller was camping with his girlfriend in a campsite near Bonn, Germany, in April this year when the rapist entered their tent and threatened them with a machete.

In what was a horrific attack, the stranger then dragged his 23-year-old girlfriend a few yards away at the Siegaue Nature Reserve and raped her, while her boyfriend frantically called police.

Teen celebrating high school graduation shot to death after defending female friend

A teenager from Dallas celebrating his high school graduation was shot and killed after he tried to defend a female friend who was being cat-called by a group of three men.

Irving Police said 18-year-old LeDajrick Cox was out with a group of friends, three guys and one girl, early Sunday morning. Cox had graduated from Carter High School Saturday, just a few hours before the shooting, and wanted to celebrate.

Hot-air balloon crashes in Canada after man proposes to girlfriend

A man’s proposal to his girlfriend seemed perfect after she said yes until the hot-air balloon they were in crashed into a field in Canada.

Stephen Martin popped the question to his girlfriend Christine Peters in Alberta on Saturday. He fulfilled her childhood dream of riding in a hot-air balloon that day when they boarded one in Edmonton, according to CCTV.

Nigerian nurse allegedly kills 98-year-old patient after breaking her leg (Photo)

A Nigerian nursing assistant intentionally broke his 98-year-old patient's leg before she died while undergoing surgery to fix it, police say.

Hakim Ogunkunle, 43, is facing aggravated battery charges for allegedly injuring his patient, Edna Warren, while she was under his care on Tuesday, at the Newnan Health and Rehabilitation in Georgia.,Mail online reports.

God's love is the source of my money- Alleged side chick Rosaline Meurer

Tonto Dikeh's estranged hubby's alleged side chick,Rosaline Meuere wants those accusing her of being bankrolled by Churchill to know,God's love is the source of her money.Cool!

Julian Assange can stay on in embassy – Moreno

Julian Assange can stay on in embassy – Moreno

Ecuador’s new President Lenin Moreno has criticised Julian Assange as a “hacker”, but stressed his government will allow the WikiLeaks founder to remain at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
Moreno, who took office this month, has broken with his predecessor Rafael Correa, who had said Ecuador had “done its duty” by granting the Australian asylum in 2012.

Atalanta’s Franck Kessie set to complete AC Milan move

Atalanta’s Franck Kessie set to complete AC Milan move

AC Milan are set to make Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie their second signing of the summer.
Kessie, 20, will undergo a medical on Tuesday and is reportedly set to sign a five-year contract soon after the arrival of Mateo Musacchio from Villarreal.

LASTMA dismisses 20 officials for corrupt practices

LASTMA dismisses 20 officials for corrupt practices

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority on Monday said it had dismissed 20 of its personnel over corrupt practices.
LASTMA’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Mahmud Hassan, confirmed the dismissal to newsmen in Lagos.
He said that the action was part of efforts by the state government to reposition, improve the agency so that it could continue to offer better services to the state.

Manchester United agree ‘verbal’ contract with transfer target Ivan Perisic

Manchester United close in on world-class Serie A star after verbal agreement reached

Manchester United are edging closer to sealing the transfer of Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic despite the fact they have yet to make a bid, according to reports in Italy.
Inter have already confirmed United have opened talks with the club about bringing the attacker to Old Trafford.

“Nigerians Can Now Own Houses With N30,000” — Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says under the N100 billion social housing scheme of the present administration, anyone who can afford N30,000 will be able to own a house.
He said this at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday at an event tagged “A Smile for Every Nigerian” organised to commemorate the administration’s second anniversary.

Third night of protests in northern Morocco

Protesters have rallied for a third night running in Morocco’s city of Al-Hoceima, in a northern region of the country where there has been growing social unrest.
An AFP journalist saw several hundred mainly young demonstrators gathered in two neighbourhoods of the city on Sunday night, chanting “The state is corrupt!” and “Dignity!”.

Antonio Conte aims fresh dig at Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham

Antonio Conte aims fresh dig at Manchester United and Arsenal

Chelsea won the Premier League this season despite having a weaker squad than that of Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Man City, according to Antonio Conte.

Winning 30 of their 38 league games throughout the campaign, the Blues clinched their second title in the space of three years earlier in the month.

Arsene Wenger makes final push to keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger makes final Alexis Sanchez push amid Chelsea and Bayern interest

Arsene Wenger is ready to make a final push to keep Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil at Arsenal by offering them a combined £30million-a-year salary, reports say.
Speculation over Sanchez and Ozil’s future at the Emirates Stadium has been well documented, with both players set to enter the final years of their current deals.

10 years go,I would never have imagined a relationship with Birdman-Toni Braxton reveals

Toni Braxton and Birdman's relationship is still going strong . On a recent episode of “Braxton Family Values,” Toni shed some light on what’s going on behind the scenes with her and her boo…She told Tamar on the show,

“B called me the other day, yesterday actually,” “and he was like “T, I want you to hang out with me, whatever it is, let’s just do something”. I have anxiety and bubbles in my tummy and stuff. I don’t know what’s going on with me.”

Mother charged with manslaughter after accidentally smothering her 2 months old son as they slept together

A 23 year old mother, Arissa Ward has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after she allegedly smothered her child while they slept next to each other. Ward, called police in Middleton, Pennsylvania, on 30 December last year after she found her infant son unresponsive on the couch next to her where they had been sleeping. 

She said she had been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana before lying on the couch next to her son, who was two months and five days old. An autopsy carried out a week later found the child had died due to “traumatic asphyxia combined with smothering”. 

Pharrell steps out with his wife and look-alike son (photos)

Pharrell Williams pictured with his wife Helen and son Rocket as they left singer Chris Cornell's funeral at Hollywood Forever Cemetery last week. Cornell killed himself at his hotel room on May 18..

Ibinabo Fiberisima shows off some cleavage in sexy dinner dress (photos)

Ibinabo showed off boobs in a sexy dinner dress she wore to the Rivers state jubilee awards night over the weekend. Continue to see more photos after the cut...

Lagos state writes police to transfer Mercy Aigbe's domestic abuse case files

The Lagos State Government has written a letter through the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, DPP, demanding that the Nigerian Police should forward the duplicate of the case file on the alleged domestic assault meted out on actress Mercy Aigbe by her husband Lanre Gentry.

The letter indicated the interest of the state government in prosecuting the assault case in the earliest possible time so that both victim and offender can have their case resolved promptly. 

Eminem And Justin Timberlake help raise over $2.3 Million for Manchester bomb victims

With more than 80 million collective social media followers, platinum selling artists Eminem and Justin Timberlake helped raise just under $2.3 million in the last few days. A crowd funding effort started by the Manchester Evening News set a 24-day deadline to raise $2 million for the British Red Cross, both artists read about it and shared the link on their social media pages, encouraging fans to join them in donating to the victims of the attack.

Photos: UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, worships at RCCG Jesus House London

The UK prime Minister, Theresa May, today worsjipped at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus House parish in London. She is pictured above with the parish pastor, Irukwu. Another photo after the cut...

Paul Pogba goes to Mecca, sends Ramadan greetings (Photo)

The world’s most expensive footballer Paul Pogba has posted pictures of himself at the holiest site of Islam, days after helping Manchester United to victory in the Europa League final.
He also issued greetings for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, which began on Saturday.

‘I Have Raped 30 Women In Lagos - Suspect

A 37-year-old armed robber the police described as notorious, Lanre Olowojobi, alias Pumpy, arrested at Mushin, Lagos, at the weekend by operatives of the Lagos State Taskforce, has narrated how he and his gang members robbed and raped their female victims.

Olowojobi, whose gang members the police said have been raining terror on Mushin, also admitted in his statement that he killed many of his victims for refusing to let go of their valuables.

Viral photos of newlywed couple walking on guests at their wedding ceremony

Internet users were left in a slight shock after photos from a viral footage showing a couple climbing on their guests at their wedding ceremony were posted

In the viral video, the wedding guests were made to lay on the ground as the newlywed couple climbed on them aided by their family members, in a bid to honour tradition, the location of the wedding could not be ascertained at the moment. See photos below;

Hazard named Chelsea Player of the Year

Eden Hazard became only the second person in the award’s 50-year history to collect it for a third time. 

The brilliant Belgian, who played such a big part in helping to recapture the Premier League crown this season, not least with his 16 goals scored, was voted no.1 by Chelsea supporters via the club’s website, as he was the previous time we won the league two seasons ago. 

Pete Edochie's Brother Lands in Serious Trouble Over Killings in Anambra Land Dispute

A 70-year-old brother of a Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has been arrested by policemen following the death of five persons killed in a land dispute at Nteje, Oyi local government area of Anambra State. 
The traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Rowland Odegbo, disclosed this to newsmen in Awka, the state capital on Monday. He said 18 persons had been arrested from the community over the dispute, including a 70-year-old brother of a Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie.