Friday, 9 June 2017

UN cautions Arewa youths over Igbo eviction threat

UN cautions Arewa youths over Igbo eviction threat

The United Nations has called on different ethnic tribes and groups in Nigeria to be more tolerant to ensure unity and peace in the country.
Edward Kallon, the UN resident coordinator in Nigeria, said this in reaction to an ultimatum issued by northern youth groups calling for all Igbo people to leave northern Nigeria by October 1.

Foreigners shun South Africa varsities over xenophobia

Foreigners shun South Africa varsities over xenophobia

South African universities have registered declining numbers of foreign nationals enrolling due to xenophobia fears and long visa delays, an academic has said.
There has been sporadic xenophobic attacks in the country in the last three years, forcing African students to shun local universities.

Rohr has united Super Eagles – Ndidi

Rohr has united Super Eagles – Ndidi

Leicester City ace Wilfred Ndidi has credited Gernot Rohr with the Eagles new-found form, describing the Franco-German as a “wonderful” coach who has tried to unite the team.
Nigeria were 16th in Africa and 68th in the world on the FIFA Rankings when Rohr took over the Eagles in July 2016.

Nigerian Pastor Arrested in South Africa Over Sexual Offences Denied Bail

Controversial televangelist Timothy Omotoso has been refused bail in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s court today and ordered back to the St Albans Prison after staying there for more than a month following his dramatic arrest inside an airport toilet in May 2017.
The court found Omotoso to be a flight risk with no real ties to South Africa.  In addition, in the event that Omotoso is released on bail, the court said, there was a strong likelihood the alleged victims would be threatened and intimidated.

Continued Detention of Billionaire Ifeanyi Ubah Causes Serious Commotion

More protests have continued to greet the continued incarceration of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, who has been in the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS) since May 6.
The protesting group this time around was members of the Nnewi Sports Club, who insisted that the DSS refusal to release Ubah even at instance of a competent court judgment was a threat to democracy, and a breach of his fundamental human right as enshrined in the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria (as amended).

Madrid bans manspreading on public transport

The Municipal Transportation Company in Madrid has banned manspreading on public transit.

The transit agency has posted signs on buses, trains and metros that warn men to take up only one seat, instead of stretching their legs out and broaching their neighbors’ space.“

(Photos) Mother killed by her 14 year old daughter and boyfriend who had sex after the murder

A dinner lady stabbed to death in her bed was killed by her teenage daughter and her boyfriend, it can be revealed for the first time today.

Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and 13-year-old daughter Katie were murdered as they slept at their home in Spalding, Lincolnshire in April last year.

Michael Jackson's frail 87 year old mother ,Katherine, makes rare outing in wheelchair

Michael Jackson's wheelchair-bound mother Katherine, 87, made a rare public appearance on Wednesday evening.

Daughter Rebbie Jackson, 67, took her to see grandson Austin Brown perform at the intimate Hotel Cafe in Hollywood.

Jerry Seinfeld blasts the Kardashians:I got really upset when my daughter was watching their show

American actor and producer,Jerry Seinfeld has slammed the  Kardashian family and reality stars in general.

The funnyman told website Mr Porter that he was very unhappy when he discovered his daughter tuning in to "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" on her phone.He said

Northern Elders back Arewa youths for Igbos to leave the North

Northern Elders’ Forum

The Northern Elders’ Forum, on Friday, expressed support to the call by the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups for Igbo to leave the region within three months.
The Forum expressed “disappointment” with the Northern Governors’ Forum for disowning the youth groups.

Photos from the naming ceremony of Bola Tinubu’s grand daughter in London

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Former Lagos state governor and National APC leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu joined his son, Seyi and his beautiful wife, Layal, for the naming ceremony of his grand daughter,  Amira Titilayo Noella Rose Simisola Ashabi Tinubu, this morning in New Cavendish, London.

Nigeria Custom Service expose rice smuggler’s ‘innovative’ ways

Nigeria Custom Service
Nigerian rice smugglers have invented new ways of smuggling rice which is ‘contraband’, into the country. However the Nigeria custom service have busted this new ‘invention’.
According to agency, Officers of the Ogun Area Command have made 20 seizures between 19th May to 3rd June, 2017.
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Two drug traffickers arrested at the Lagos airport

Two drug traffickers

Two drug traffickers, 59-year-old Joseph Oparaji Okechukwu, and 41-year-old Austine Ikenna Nnaji, have been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for reportedly trying to smuggle drugs out of the country, through the Lagos airport.

Rhino Kills Hungarian Conservationist In Rwanda

A conservationist who played a key role in reintroducing the eastern black rhino to Rwanda has been killed by one of the animals, a wildlife group says.

Krisztián Gyöngyi was tracking animals in the Akagera National Park when he was killed, African Parks added.

Married Woman Dies In Hotel Room With Lover

A married woman has died in a hotel room in Enugu while “enjoying” with her lover during a one-night stand.

A statement by police spokesman Ebere Amaraizu, a Superintendent of Police (SP), said the deceased was identified as Mrs Ifeyinwa Udeh of Ugboezeji in Abakpa Nike of Enugu State.

Man Arraigned For Allegedly Slapping Policewoman

Fashion designer, 39-year-old Bale Kareem, who allegedly assaulted a policewoman, was on Friday released on bail in the sum of N10, 000 on the orders of an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

 The Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule-Amzat, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused one surety in like sum, whose address must be verified.

Pepe unhappy with Real Madrid exit

Portugese defender Pepe confirmed he has had offers from Premier League clubs after announcing he will leave Real Madrid when his contract expires this summer.
Pepe, 34, has spent 10 years with the European champions, but has fallen down the pecking order under Zinedine Zidane this season as Madrid won a La Liga and Champions League double for the first time in 59 years.

Messi’s Argentina down Brazil in Australian ‘Superclasico’

Argentina gained a confidence-boosting 1-0 win over Brazil in their Superclasico in Melbourne Friday ahead of their make-or-break World Cup qualifiers later in the year.
A goal from Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado right on half-time proved the eventual winner as Argentina matched the world’s number one ranked Brazilians before 95,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Lionel Messi to marry his long term partner and mother of his two kids, Antonella Roccuzzo on June 30

On June 30, 2017, Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi iwill get married to his long term partner and mother of his two children, Antonella Roccuzzo, in their hometown of Rosario in Argentina.

N120M Fraud: EFCC nabs three internet fraudsters (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested Osemwingie Ede Joseph, Idede Stanley and Oseyomwanbor Marvelous for offences bordering on stealing and obtaining money under false pretence running to the tune of over N120,000,000.00 (One Hundred and Twenty Million Naira).

Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will captain England in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow, manager Gareth Southgate announced on Friday.
With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

How Condoms Fell Out from My Pocket During Testimony in Church - Man Shares Sad Story

Popular Lagos-based Psychologist and Relationship therapist, Joro Olumofin, has taken to his Instagram blog page to share the story of a young man who face the humiliation of his life in Church.
According to the man he attended his Church's mid-week service and was called to give a testimony, as he made way to the pulpit, some condoms accidentally fell of his pocket and his pastor's wife gave him an 'evil' eye.

Northern Youths And The Height Of Recklessness

A group that called itself Arewa Northern Youth Forum recently exhibited an unusual display of extreme irresponsibility when it rose from a joint meeting in Kaduna to give Igbo residing in their states up to October 1, 2017 to vacate the region.
Claiming relentless Igbo risk to national integration, the northern youth said they had met with several other people in their region and evaluated the present situation of the North and mutually came up with the position.

Jewish Nurse Melts Hearts After Breastfeeding Palestinian Baby in Israel (Photo)

A Jewish nurse has won hearts around the world after she was pictured breastfeeding a Palestinian boy whose mother was seriously injured in a car crash, according to Dailymail.
The heartwarming photo which has gone viral showed Ula Ostrowski-Zak caring for the infant, whose father died in the collision in Ein Kerem in central Israel. She tried for seven hours to get nine-month-old Yaman Abu Ramila to take milk from a bottle before deciding to feed him herself.

Police arrest five suspected armed robbers, car jackers in Kano

Police arrest five suspected armed robbers, car jackers in Kano

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that it had arrested five suspected armed robbers and car snatchers in the state.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano.

Two men forced to have sex with female rapists in Zimbabwe

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Two men picked up in cars were raped by women in separate incidents, police in Zimbabwe have said.

One man was held up with a gun, forced into the bush, raped and then drugged while the other was knocked out by a drink and abused while unconscious.

Mother kills newborn daughter to save her career

A 26 - year -old mother who stabbed her newborn daughter to death with a pair of kitchen scissors because she feared having a child would harm her career , has been arraigned.

Rachel Tunstill , dumped her newborn baby’ s body in a bin after allegedly butchering her with scissors 15 times at the flat she shared with boyfriend , Ryan Kelly.

Preston Crown Court heard the couple ’ s daughter Mia Kelly had been born after Tunstill had gone into labour on their toilet while Ryan played on his XBOX .

FIFA won’t punish Saudi Arabia after apology for declining minute’s silence

FIFA will not take any action against Saudi Arabia after their national team declined to participate in a minute’s silence in memory of last weekend’s deadly attacks in London.

The Saudi football federation said in a statement it “deeply regrets and unreservedly apologises for any offense caused,” after players appeared to ignore the stadium announcer’s call for a minute’s silence to honour the eight victims of the attack, including two Australians.

I May Be Arrested Soon, Prison is Built for People, Not for Animals - Senator Dino Melaye Admits

Speaking on Friday during the plenary session while querying the decision of the executive to retain Ibrahim Magu as the EFCC acting chairman, Senator Dino Melaye, said that he may soon be arrested over his comments.
The outspoken senator representing Kogi west, who has been involved in different controversies of late, told his colleagues that prisons are built for human beings and not animals.

2 Dead as Police and Drug Dealers Clash Heavily in Sabon Gari Market

No less than two people were said to have lost their lives, while some others suffered varying degrees of injury, following a bloody clash between drugs dealers and Security Agencies, including the State Police Force, Kano State Transport Road Agency (KAROTA), Civil Defence and Hisbah in the commercial city of Kano.
According to The Nation, the security agencies were said to have reportedly stormed the Sabon Gari market, Kano and impounded large quantities of drugs and hospital equipment been sold in the market.

Ghanaian player jailed for raping wife in Sweden

A Swedish court on Friday sentenced a Ghanaian football player in Sweden ’ s second division to two years in prison for raping and beating his wife.

After serving his sentence , 22 -year - old Kwame Bonsu , who played for the Gefle IF club , will be expelled from the Scandinavian country where he has lived in since 2013 , the Gavle District Court said.

Ahmed Musa ‘agrees’ to join Fenerbache - Report

Ahmed Musa has reportedly agreed in principle to join Fenerbahce and is expected to complete a £17.4m move from Leicester to the Turkish club.

Fernabache are believed to have started negotiations with Leicester over a potential deal,according to Turkish newspaper Gunes .

Confirmed: Ibrahimovic Released By Manchester United

The Premier League have confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been released by Manchester United.

The Swedish striker suffered a cruciate ligament injury in United's Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht in April and missed the final 10 matches of the season.

Iyo Stuns In New Bikini Pictures (Photos)

Few days after her blazing performance at the Ghana meets Naija in Ghana where she stunned the crowd by overshadowing big names like Tiwa Savage and the likes, she comes out in sexy new pictures.

Jealous man shoots dead girlfriend, self

A 31 -year - old -woman was rescued less than a month ago when her boyfriend allegedly tried to throw her over a bridge .

Reports however said she has now been shot dead by the same boyfriend .

The lady , Zama Sishi, was reported to have been killed by her 32 -year -old boyfriend , Ayanda Nkosi , who reportedly stormed into her rented apartment and shot her dead .

Crystal Palace release Campbell, Flamini and Ledley

Crystal Palace release Campbell, Flamini and Ledley

Fraizer Campbell, Mathieu Flamini and Joe Ledley have been included on Crystal Palace’s list of released players.
The list, published on the Premier League website, details players out of contract at the end of June as it stands rather than those definitely leaving the south London club.

Continuous neck pain, sign of serious illness – Surgeon

Continuous neck pain, sign of serious illness – Surgeon

Dr. Biodun Ogungbo, a brain and spine surgeon at Spine Fixed (a medical outfit) in Abuja, said on Friday that continuous neck pain could be sign of serious illness and might be life threatening.
Ogungbo told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that neck pain could be caused by arthritis, which is the wear and tear of the joints in the neck.

We’ll resume attacks on pipelines, oil industry June 30 – New militant group alerts FG

Days after Northern youths issued quit notice to Igbos in the region, militant group in the Niger Delta, New Delta Avengers have declared war on Federal Government of Nigeria and oil companies in the region.

The militant group has vowed to resume bloody attacks on oil industries in Delta State effective from June 30, 2017.

Morata wants to ‘play more’ at Madrid or he will leave – agent

Morata wants to ‘play more’ at Madrid or he will leave – agent

Alvaro Morata’s agent has told that the striker will leave Real Madrid this summer unless his demand to “play more” is met by the Champions League winners.
Morata, 24, returned to Madrid after a successful spell at Juventus 12 months ago, hoping to establish himself in coach Zinedine Zidane’s plans and break the stranglehold Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have on the team’s attacking positions.

EFCC Arraigns Man For Forging Driver's Licence (Photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, arraigned one Ogbonna Henry Onyebuchi before Justice Ibrahim Watila of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 2-count charge bordering on forgery and uttering.

Onyebuchi was arrested alongside six others suspected to be yahoo- yahoo boys at Rumuagholu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on 6 August, 2016, by operatives of the EFCC, following intelligence report on their alleged involvement in internet-related scam.

Mary J. Blige Ordered to Pay $30,000 a Month to estranged husband

Mary J. Blige has been ordered to pay her estranged husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs $30,000/month in temporary spousal support.

The singer who filed for divorce in July 2016 after 12 years of marriage , will have to pay Isaacs dating back to September, according to E! Online.

Man tries to strangle pregnant girlfriend because she refused to name their baby after him

A Florida man has been charged with trying to suffocate his pregnant girlfriend over an argument about what to name their baby.

Raul Lopez, 18, and his girlfriend got into a heated exchange at a Walmart Wednesday after he suggested their baby be named after him. His girlfriend wasn’t too fond of the idea, WBBH-TV reported.

Paris Saint-Germain need more than money to keep Verratti – agent

Paris Saint-Germain need more than money to keep Verratti – agent

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti’s agent has warned that the club can no longer expect the Italy international to stay at Parc des Princes for money alone.
Verratti, 24, is in demand again this summer but PSG are keen to keep him away from clubs reportedly interested including Juventus.

Hull appoint ex-Russia boss Slutsky as head coach

Hull appoint ex-Russia boss Slutsky as head coach

Hull have appointed former Russia and CSKA Moscow manager Leonid Slutsky as their new head coach.
Slutsky, 46, will arrive next week, the club confirmed ahead of the 2017-18 Championship campaign.

Bayern Munich name Sagnol as Ancelotti’s assistant

Bayern Munich name Sagnol as Ancelotti’s assistant

Former Bayern Munich right-back Willy Sagnol is Carlo Ancelotti’s new assistant, the Bundesliga champions announced on Friday.
Sagnol, 40, became a firm fans’ favourite during nine years at the club, during which time he won the Bundesliga five times and the DFB Pokal four times as well as the Champions League and the Club World Cup.

Two dead, three injured in Adamawa bomb blast

Two children have been confirmed dead and three others injured following a bomb explosion in Fadaman Rake area of Hong local government in ‎Adamawa state.
Premium Times, citing the account of residents, reports that the incident occurred at about 7pm local time on Thursday, June 8, while residents were about to break their Ramadan fast.

NYSC Member Divorces Her Husband in Jos, Refunds N80,000 Dowry

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps has divorced her husband, refunding her dowry to the man.

The marriage between 27-year-old Rukayat Ahmed, an NYSC member, and Alkasim Ahmed, has been dissolved by a Jos Upper Area Court on Thursday following a petition filed by the former.

EFCC Names Army, DSS, Police Personnel That Collected $115m Bribe From Diezani Alison-Madueke

Personnel of the Nigeria Army, Department of State Services, and Nigeria Police Force collected $115m bribe from the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke in ordder to compromise the 2015 general elections.
The Economic and Financial Commission has named some of the individuals and public officials who collected the alleged bribe.

‘Buhari Govt Focusing On Fighting Corruption, Not Restructuring’ – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday, June 9, said restructuring is not one of the priorities of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He disclosed this when he featured on “Focus Nigeria” current affairs Programme of African Independent Television (AIT), anchored by Gbenga Aruleba.

NJC Aware Justice Ademola Has Pending Appeal Case, Yet Reinstated Him – FG

The Federal Government has declared that it has already appealed the ruling of Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal High Court discharging the controversially reinstated Justice Adeniyi Francis Adetokunbo Ademola by the National Judiciary Commission, NJC.

The appeal, the National Judicial Commission was duly noticed before it yet, went ahead to reinstate the embattled Justice.