Tuesday, 4 July 2017

No room for self-indulgence at Real Madrid – Perez

No room for self-indulgence at Real Madrid – Perez

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has told students graduating from the club’s affiliated university that “there’s no room for self-indulgence” at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Perez was speaking as 426 students from 49 countries received Masters degrees from the Real Madrid Graduate School-Universidad Europea in a ceremony attended by FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who is to act as patron to the institution’s class of 2017.

Badoo cult group strikes again, kills three in Ikorodu


Badoo, the dreaded cult group that has terrorized Ikorodu residents and led to jungle justice on those alleged to be members of the group, have striked again.
The attack was carried out at Crystal Church of Christ (C&S) Aladura at no 4, Victor Anibaba Street, Owode Weigh Bridge, along Ikorodu road last night.

Sally Jones who became ISIS poster girl wants UK return

A British punk rocker who became an ISIS poster girl has told friends she wants to leave the terror group and return to the UK.

Friends of the Raqqa-based jihadi bride and terrorist recruitment officer is desperate to come home after her husband Junaid Hussain was killed in a drone strike.

The Kent mother, 49, who took her son to Syria, was put on the Pentagon's kill list because the couple were responsible for planning a dozen terror plots.

35-year-old married woman jailed for two and a half years after grooming and sexually abusing 13-year-old boy

A housewife and mother-of-four, Emma Burton who had an illicit relationship with an underage boy after using her husband's company credit to buy him designer goods, has been jailed for over two years at Manchester Crown Court, UK.

The 35-year-old wept as the verdict was read, after failing to heed consistent warnings to back off from the 13-year-old teenager she met through family friends. 

Nigerian man sentenced to 3 years in prison for defrauding an American out of 3,650 dollars in online romance scam

A Father-of-three, Okechukwu Brown was on Monday sentenced to three years imprisonment for defrauding an American man, Mr Thomas Nublin, out of 3,650 dollars in an online romance scam. According to reports, Brown committed the offence between August and November 2013 at Ikeja.

In July 2014, the EFCC received a petition from the U.S. Army alleging that some persons traced to Nigeria defrauded some of their members out of over 13,000 dollars in a romance scam.

Americans celebrate July 4 with leisure and gluttony

Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday with fireworks, acts of gluttony and escapes to the beach, even for people in New Jersey where legislators brokered a last-minute deal to reopen state parks.

In keeping with tradition, cities across the country will launch fireworks after dark, perhaps the most emblematic way to commemorate July 4, 1776, when the American colonies' Declaration of Independence from Britain was adopted.

'Child rapist' is tied up and beaten by women in India

An alleged rapist was tied up and beaten with sticks by a several women after he was accused of sexually assaulting a child.

In a video believed to be filmed in India, three women surround a man, tie his hands behind his back and drag him across the ground with a long rope while using sticks to beat him.

Timetable for Dino Melaye’s recall – INEC

Timetable for Dino Melaye’s recall – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, has released the timetable for the recall of the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye.
INEC’s decision comes amid efforts by Melaye’s lawyer to stop the commission from starting the recall process.

Nigeria legend Enyeama, 10 others frozen out at Lille

Nigeria legend Enyeama, 10 others frozen out at Lille

Portugal’s Euro 2016 hero Eder, Nigeria legend Vincent Enyeama and France international Rio Mavuba are among 11 players who have been frozen out over the summer by new Lille coach Marcelo Bielsa.
After being appointed by the club’s new owner, Gerard Lopez, on a two-year deal in May, Bielsa immediately set about reshaping the squad that finished 11th in Ligue 1 last season.

Asamoah Gyan open to Major League Soccer move

Asamoah Gyan open to Major League Soccer move

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan says he is open to a move to Major League Soccer should the opportunity present itself.
The 31-year-old is currently contracted to Chinese club Shanghai SIPG, but is on loan to Al Ahli in the UAE.

Convicted Criminal Regains Freedom Following Error Made By Court Staff

Mistake error by a court staff, has gotten a knifeman freed from his 9-years in jail sentence.

Ralston Dodd, 25, who was locked up in November, 2016, after admitting to stabbing Jerrell Holland, 21, three times in the back following an argument on in north London on September 18, has been freed after the court staff wrote 9 months in jail instead of 9-years.

You Won't Believe What Gerald Butler Looks Like Now

Hollywood actor, Gerard Butler is again sporting a  new look for a movie role and yes, many may not like it.

The 47-year old actor, and his on-again, off-again girlfriend Morgan Brown were pictured on the beach together in Mexico and of course looking a lot different than his hunky self as social media users have noticed Butler is sporting a little more ‘dad-bod.'

Kanye West Was Given $20m To Cover Tour Expenses, Not Loaned

Jay Z slammed his former pal on his new album 4:44 by implying that he 'loaned him $20 million.'

But according to TMZ, the large sum of money received by Kanye West, 40, wasn't a loan as previously stated, but it was 'an advance from Roc Nation to cover expenses for his Saint Pablo Tour.'

The money was used on the likes of West's famous floating stage pull - as well as other show-stopping theatrics - and is the usual amount given to such high calibre of artists.

Woman Found Hanging From Electric Cables In Order To Escape From Lover's Wife

A hilarious greeted many when they saw a half naked woman dangling from electric cables on a street in China. The woman was said to have found herself in that position when after her alleged lover's wife reportedly arrived home earlier than expected.

She Is HIV Positive Yet Brings Men Into Our Home - Man Tells Court

A businessman, Emeka Ndu, on Tuesday told a Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, that he `blindly married an HIV-positive wife out of love.’

Ndu was responding to a divorce petition filed by his wife, Ella.
“Before we got married, I and my wife went for an HIV test, my wife tested positive, while I tested negative.

“Because of the love I had for her, I still went ahead to marry her against the advice l got from some of her family members,” he said.

Court Remands Six For Killing Bank Agent

An Ogun State Magistrate’s Court sitting in Sango has remanded six men for allegedly killing a bank agent, Sunday Awodiran, in the Ifo area of the state.

The suspects – Tosin Oluwole, aka Ewu (25); Ojo Aliu, aka Agbede (44); Lukman Taiwo, aka Osa (29); David Gbenga, aka Celeboy (25); Wasiu Olaegbe, aka Irungbon (24); Taiwo Babalola, aka Obama (29)– were remanded in the Oba Prison pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

Lekki Gardens MD, Seven Others Arraigned, To Deposit International Passports

The Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate, Richard Nyong and seven others were on Monday arraigned before a Lagos High Court at Igbosere over alleged negligence following the collapse of a six-storey building at Lekki on March 8, 2016.

Five persons were reportedly killed in the accident.

George Weah's Son Signs For PSG

Timothy Weah has followed in the footsteps of his Ballon d'Or-winning father George by signing a professional contract with Paris St-Germain.

The 17-year-old forward has signed a three-year deal with PSG, the club George represented from 1992 to 1995.

Nigerian Man Caught After Swallowing $90,000 Hidden Inside Condoms in France

Nigerian man has been arrested in eastern France after being found with condoms stuffed with 79,000 euros ($90,000) hidden in his stomach, customs officials said Monday.
According to AFP, the yet to be identified Nigerian man was arrested Saturday in Strasbourg, had another 13,000 Swiss francs (11,900 euros, $13,500) concealed in his clothes, the officials said.

Ondo bricklayer, apprentice die in 40-foot well over bucket

Ondo bricklayer, apprentice die in 40-foot well over bucket

Two middle-aged bricklayers reportedly drowned in a 40-foot well in Akure, the Ondo State capital, weekend, in their bid to recover the can they were using to fetch water.
The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained at press time.

Badoo killings: Police order Ikorodu residents to carry valid identity cards

Badoo killings: Police order Ikorodu residents to carry valid identity cards

The Lagos State Police Command has issued a directive that henceforth all residents of Ikorodu should have a valid form of identification.
The order was contained a in a statement issued by the command aimed at addressing the menace of rampant ritual killings by suspected members of a ‘Badoo’ cult group‎.

Finland FA bans Nigeria’s Salami for six matches

Finland FA bans Nigeria’s Salami for six matches

The Finland FA have handed a six-match ban to Nigerian striker Gbolahan Salami.
Salami was handed a straight red card deep into injury time of his side KuPS’s 2-1 loss at home to Mariehamn on June 4.

Mozambique police ‘beef up operation’ to protect bald men amid ‘ritual attacks’

Mozambique police ‘beef up operation’ to protect bald men amid ‘ritual attacks’

Police in Mozambique’s Zambezia province have reportedly moved to beef up their operation “to crack down on increased murders of bald men”.
According to BBC, Zambezia police spokesperson Miguiel Caestano said the plan was to focus on the people behind the killings.

Why I gave money to judges – Senior lawyer

Why I gave money to judges – Senior lawyer

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr Joseph Nwobike, who is standing trial on charges of offering gratification to some judges, on Monday, told an Ikeja High Court in Lagos State why he gave money to the judges.
Nwobike is being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on an 11-count charge bordering on perverting the course of justice and offering gratification to public officials.

Disabled man spotted working hard in Kaduna

Ed Sheeran reveals the sad reason he quit Twitter

Ed Sheeran has quit Twitter after being flooded with nasty comments from online trolls.

Despite his most recent album breaking chart records, the star revealed everytime he logs onto the social networking site he ends up seeing negative tweets.

Kano Speaker bribery allegation embarrassing- Dangote

Africa’s leading industrialist, Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: ‘Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood’.

Dangote Group spokesman, Mr. Tony Chiejina said the allegation has no foundation whatsoever and is an ‘outright falsehood”.

Court Fines Patience Jonathan For Withdrawing Suit Against EFCC

Justice S. Seidu of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has imposed a fine of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira only) on former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, for withdrawing a suit instituted against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Jonathan, in the suit, sought an order of the court for the "enforcement of her fundamental human rights to own property, fair hearing, human dignity, private and family life and freedom from discrimination".

I'm not a Badoo member-Teacher arrested during raid cries out

Okewunmi Omotoyosi Daniel, who was, weekend, arrested alongside suspected members of the notorious Badoo boys during a joint raid by the Police, O’odua Peoples Congress, OPC, and members of a vigilante group in Ikorodu area of Lagos, has said that he is not a member of the dreaded cult.

Aisha Buhari’s hurried trip to London proves President is on life-support – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that the hurried trip to London by First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari was a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari’s health had deteriorated, saying that Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka said the governor, who addressed some journalists in Lagos on Monday, insisted that.

The Nnamdi Kanu phenomenon By Reuben Abati

The most discussed subject in Nigeria today is what is called “restructuring” and indeed so popular is this subject that it has attracted the attention of roadside commentators, the bright, the not-so-bright, the mischievous and the outrightly unintelligent all united by the singular claim that Nigeria belongs to all of us and we all have a right to determine its future.