Wednesday, 12 July 2017

PSG doubled Man City’s wage offer to Dani Alves – report

Dani Alves turned his back on an agreement to join Manchester City after Paris Saint-Germain offered to double what the Premier League club had agreed to pay him, ESPN reports.
Alves, 34, had verbally agreed a two-year deal to be reunited with his former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola at City but is now set to sign a contract with Ligue 1 side PSG worth around £12 million a year.

Nnamdi Kanu's Biafra Cause Suffers Setback as IPOB Groups Disagree

Despite the decision by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, that his group would boycott the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state, unless a referendum was held for Biafra restoration before then, various stakeholders and various pro-Biafra groups have taken a contrary decision to that effect.
They said their decision to hold a contrary view was predicated on the need for Ndigbo to have unity of purpose, be their brothers’ keepers and ensure urgent development of the region to carter for the needs of her citizens.

Wayne Rooney & other Everton Squad arrive Tanzania (Photos)

English Premier League side Everton have arrived in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, for their first ever tour of East Africa. The visit is part of their pre-season tour ahead of the 2017/2018 Premier League season kick-off. Th club brought the entire team squad to Tanzania. Continue to see more photos...

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Worshippers troop into Lagos church as image of Jesus appears on wall (Photo)

Worshippers trooped into the convention ground of Holy Ghost Fire Apostolic Church, Ogunse Estate, Sagamu Road, Ikorodu, Lagos, to catch a glimpse of ‘Jesus Christ.’

 One of the walls of a building under construction in the Church was wet, and some people perceived an image on it as that of Jesus Christ, attracting worshippers and curious people.

''The real kokomaster''-Dbanj celebrates his dad at 70

Dbanj took to social media to celebrate his dad who turned 70 today.Sharing two photos,the star wrote:

Return To Your 'Natural Home' – Jonathan Tells PDP Defectors

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on those who decamped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to return to the party
The former president made his reaction known through his Twitter handle, @GEJonathan, shortly after the Supreme Court made judgment in favour of Ahmed Makarfi.

Ronaldo’s luxury yacht searched by customs

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was treated to a surprise visit abroad his rented yacht when Spanish customs agents boarded the boat in what tax authorities said Wednesday was merely a “routine check.”

The 32-year-old Portuguese star is holidaying in the Balearic Islands along with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and family, according to Spain’s Hola celebrity magazine, which first reported the story.

South African Jazz Musician Ray Phiri Dies

The SABC on this morning reported that  South African jazz legend, Ray Phiri had died. The 70-year-old musician suffered from lung cancer and had recently been admitted to a hospital in Nelspruit.

In an interview with The Sowetan earlier this month Phiri asked for space and privacy during his sickbed. He told the newspaper: “Let me suffer [in peace with my] pain, on my own with my dignity.”

Man Batters Wife, Throws Her Off Two-Storey Building

A 35-year-old man, Uche Chukwuka, who allegedly battered his wife and threw her down a two-storey building, appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday.

The accused, residing at No. 22 Railway Line in Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos, is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on assault.

20-Year Old Gets N500k Bail For Gang Rape

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday granted N500,000 bail to a 20-year-old applicant, Mukaila Nurudeen, for allegedly gang raping a teenager.

Nurudeen, who resides at Oshodi, a suburb of Lagos, is standing trial for conspiracy and rape.

I want to stay at Arsenal – Ozil

I want to stay at Arsenal – Ozil

Mesut Ozil has indicated that he wants to remain at Arsenal and plans to discuss his future with the club when the team returns from Australia.
Together with star striker Alexis Sanchez, playmaker Ozil has been tipped to leave Emirates Stadium after the Gunners failed to qualify for the Champions League.

Dangote invests $4.6 billion in farming

Dangote invests $4.6 billion in farming

Dangote Group, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in the next three years as the company seeks to expand and deal with a shortage of dollars in its home market of Nigeria.
The conglomerate plans to increase its production of sugar to 1.5 million metric tons a year by 2020 from 100,000 tons now and is seeking to add 1 million tons of rice, Edwin Devakumar, executive director at Dangote’s industries unit, said Tuesday in an interview in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub. The company also plans to have 50,000 cattle producing 500 million liters of milk a year by 2019, he said.

Hibernian to sanction Efe Ambrose for missing pre-season

Hibernian to sanction Efe Ambrose for missing pre-season

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose will most likely be sanctioned by his Scottish club Hibernian after he failed to resume for the pre-season training, his coach Neil Lennon has disclosed.
The manager said Ambrose was given an extended summer break, but Lennon revealed he can’t get in touch with the player who ought to have returned to work by now.

Photo: 23-year-old man arrested for raping his 58-year-old mother in South Africa

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has arrested a 23-year-old man for raping his 58-year-old mother. According to Police report, the suspect raped his mum at her home in Ekuthuleni locality, Elliot on 3rd July 2017. After the dreadful act, he fled the area and couldn’t be traced.

It was on Monday, 10th July 2017 that members of the taxi association identified the suspect. They arrested him and handed him to the SAPS.

Idris Elba says he won’t get married again

Idris Elba has no desire to take another walk down the aisle. The 44-year-old actor who has been married twice, said that he feels marriage isn’t his “life’s calling” in an interview with Essence published on Tuesday, July 11.

“Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so,” he said, “Yeah, I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I’ve done it. It’s not for everybody.”

Mother sells two-month old baby, uses proceeds to buy motorcycle

A 24-year-old mother in Nnewi, Anambra State, Oluchi Emeobi, was paraded for allegedly selling her two-month-old baby and using part of the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.

While parading about 100 suspects at the command headquarters on Tuesday, the state Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar, said that, on July 8, 2017, at about 11am,Oluchi was arrested for allegedly conspiring wth her friend, 26 year old friend,Nchedoch Richard  to sell her two-month-old baby to a woman, popularly known as First Lady, now at large.

Meet the youngest woman to ever captain a Boeing 777

At just 30-years-old Anny Divya is the youngest woman ever to captain a Boeing 777 .

Anny started training to be a pilot at the age of 17, and although she was supported by her parents, other family members did not agree with her career choice.

But Anny, who grew up in Andhra Pradesh, India, refused to listen to her critics.

Heartbroken mum sleeps next to drug addict son on the streets after he refuses to get help

A distraught mum has taken to sleeping on the streets alongside her homeless drug addict son in a desperate plea to get help

Leanne Thompson was so worried about 25-year-old Dan's plight that she bought a sleeping bag and blanket to camp alongside him,Herald Sun reports.

FIFA clears Ola Aina to play for Nigeria

The world football governing body, FIFA, has given Ola Aina the all-clear signal to represent Nigeria against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon when both teams clash in the World Cup 2018 Qualifiers.
Aina who completed his switch from Chelsea to Hull City on loan applied to switch allegiance from England to Nigeria after representing England at various youth levels.

Internet fraudsters hijack police Facebook page to recruit members

Suspected Internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys, have turned the Facebook page of the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police Force into an avenue to advertise their skills.

The suspects, through a series of comments, demanded between N5,000 and N50,000 from those who wanted to learn classified sites for defrauding people, especially foreigners, and offered options of online, as well as physical teaching platforms.

Man Chops Off Wife's Fingers Because She Refused To Stop School

A jealous husband is now facing life in prison for chopping off his wife’s fingers because she refused to stop her education as he instructed.

The man, Rafiqul Islam, 30, reportedly blindfolded his wife Hawa Akhter, 21, taped her mouth in pretense of trying to surprise her only to cut off all five fingers. Ms Akhter’s fingers were then thrown into the dustbin by one of his relatives to ensure doctors could not reattach them. 

Check out these ladies twerking and having fun inside the Lekki flood (Photos)

While lots of people are crying over the Lekki flood, Proud Nigerian pimp and soft porn star King Tblak and some of his girls went out to have fun in the flood.

Reekado Banks Girlfriend Pregnant For Him?

Nigerian Musician and Mavins Act, Reekado Banks has sent the internet into a sudden frenzy after sharing a photo of a pregnant girl.

Two fraudsters nabbed for adulteration of fertilizers

Two fraudsters nabbed for adulteration of fertilizers

The Police in Kano have arrested two suspected fraudsters who specialise in adulteration of fertilizers and selling it to farmers.
A statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, and made available to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday, gave the names of the suspects as Nasiru Bagwai and Yahaya Kabo.

Blac Chyna’s ex-boyfriend, Pilot Jones says she bullied him to the point of attempted suicide!

Pilot Jones

The model was granted a temporary restraining order against Rob Kardashian amid claims of physical abuse. The KUWTK(Keeping up with the Kardasian) brother also crossed the line when he accused her of cheating and drug use, and uploaded nudes of her on social media.

James to rekindle career under Ancelotti at Bayern

James to rekindle career under Ancelotti at Bayern

After a frustrating spell at Real Madrid, James Rodriguez will attempt to kick-start his career at Bayern Munich next season, back under the stewardship of Carlo Ancelotti.
Colombian hot-shot James on Tuesday joined his former Real boss at the German champions on a two-year loan.

Break Up Rumors: Uche Jombo And Her Husband Rodriguez Spotted Together

Nollywood Actress, Uche Jombo and her husband, Kenney Rodriguez were pictured together after rumours that their marriage suffered a breakdown.

Landlord shoots tenant dead in Abia

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Police operatives attached to the Ndiegoro Police Division in Aba, Abia State, have arrested a man identified as Ogbonnaya Igwe, alias OGB, for allegedly shooting dead his tenant, one Mrs. Ijeoma Chibuzo.
It was gathered that Igwe, the landlord of a building located at Plot 22, Obohia Road, Aba and the deceased are indigenes of Item in the Bende Local Government Area of the state.

Vera Sidika advises ‘fellow runs girls’ to always hide their sponsors

Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika took to her Snapchat to school her ‘fellow runs girls’ on how they should never flaunt their sponsors on social media. According to her, real runs girls never display their source of income.
See her posts below…

Nigerian pastor bags 15 years in jail for raping two sisters in US

Reuben Chizor, a US-based Nigerian pastor of Hope Restoration Ministries in Queens Village has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for raping two sisters in the basement of his church.

The victims were 12- and 14-year-old and were also members of his congregation in the church.

Nigerian Army Launches Locally Fabricated Patrol Vehicles

Locally-made military vehicles that will assist Nigerian troops in securing restive territories have been launched by the army.
The Nigerian Army yesterday inaugurated locally fabricated Infantry Patrol Vehicles (IPV) that would enhance troops operations across the country.

Funke Akindele’s husband reveals they share same bank account

JJC Skillz

Funke Akindele’s husband, JJC Skillz in a recent interview with The Point listed a couple of businesses he does with his wife. In his words,

Man nabbed with N.5m cannabis in Jigawa

Man nabbed with N.5m cannabis in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday said it had arrested a 46-year-old man (name withheld) and seized from him 64.75kg of cannabis worth N500,000.
The Commandant, Josephine Obi, who disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse said the suspect was arrested on Sunday at about 10am, along Chaichai road in Dutse.

Actress Lola Margaret arrested for fraud in the US

Lola Margaret

US based Nollywood actress, Lola Margaret, is reportedly currently undergoing interrogation in the hands of the police in Atlanta.

Teenagers surrounded a 14-year-old Muslim schoolgirl and chant "ISIS" at her in presence of teachers

An innocent teenage Muslim schoolgirl was the victim of a hate crime as she was being picked from school by her mother. The 14-year-old girl, who will not be named for security reasons, was cornered by fellow students in the presence of her mother while teachers looked on.

The teenage mob taunted her and asked what she was doing on the night of the Manchester Arena bombing. They then began abusing her verbally while chanting "ISIS" at her.

Ekiti Assembly Suspends Member Indefinitely For Demanding Speaker, Fayose’s Resignation

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended a member of the house, Gboyega Aribisogan, indefinitely for demanding the resignation of the Speaker, Kolawole Oluwawole, and the governor, Ayodele Fayose.

The house handed the suspension on Tuesday through a resolution, a few hours after Mr. Aribisogan addressed a press conference to make his demands.

Kano Police arrest Ward Head, 6 others for raping a 13-year-old girl, who is now pregnant

The Kano State Police Command have arrested one Alhaji Saje Sani, the Ward Head of Yargaya village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state and six others over the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Other suspects are identified as Garba Usaini aka Sadauki, 68yrs of Yargaya Village, Magaji Ahmed aka Begi, 50, Umar Yusif, 38,Yakubu Abdullahi aka Alhaji, 28, Habibu Isa, 30, of Yargaya Village, Yahaya Ibrahim, 30, all of Dawakin Kudu LGA of Kano State.

Groomsman jailed for having sex with bridesmaid, 15, at wedding,giving her STD'

A groomsman plied a 15-year-old bridesmaid with alcohol at a wedding then had sex with her.

John Sylvester Young, 29, has been jailed for up to 23 months after admitting statutory sexual assault and corruption of minors in Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania.

A court heard how Young accompanied the victim, who was related to the groom, during the wedding reception in September 2016.

Indian police rescue woman locked in dark room for 15 years

Police in the western Indian state of Goa on Wednesday claimed to have rescued a 50-year-old woman who had been locked in a dark room by her brother for 15 years.
The woman, identified as Sunita Verlekar, was rescued by police from her parents’ home in North Goa’s Candolim village, following a tip-off by a well-known women’s rights organisation, Bailancho Saad.

Another Ivory Coast footballer dies after collapsing on pitch in Abidjan

The Ivorian football federation has been struck with another major blow after 29-year-old Eugene Koffi Kouame who plays for Turkish side Egirdirspor died after collapsing during a football match at Koumassi Stadium in Abidjan South.

The striker was said to have been playing a football match with a group of friends on Monday, when he passed out and was rushed to a hospital. But emergency treatment failed to revive him. It was later confirmed that he had passed away.

Wenger refuses to guarantee Arsenal fans trophies ahead of 2017/2018 season

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has warned fans that there is no guarantee of trophies next season, despite masterminding the club’s biggest ever summer spending spree.

Wenger has already broken their transfer record to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, in a £52million deal and may have to do the same again to land Monaco midfielder, Thomas Lemar.

Herdsmen Convert Abuja Stadium Into Grazing Field

Fulani herdsmen have  converted  the National Stadium, Abuja,  into a fertile land for cattle pasture  as weeds overtake the package B section of  the $360m  facility.

Punch correspondent,  who visited the stadium  yesterday,  saw  tall grasses in almost every part of the complex.

Fresh and dried cow   dung could be seen on the asphalt within the complex showing that the animals regularly graze on the grasses  at the stadium.

Widow Whose Husband Died After She Banished Him To A Sofa Finds Love With His Brother

A widow who found her husband dead on the sofa she banished him to after a row over his working hours has found love just two months later - with his brother.

Mother-of-three Ashley Murrell, 33, had a heated argument with her husband Mikey, 36, when he returned home late from a 16 hour shift as she was worried he was running himself into the ground.

US commander in Iraq warns of 'ISIS 2.0' emerging in Mosul

Iraqi forces are flushing the last ISIS fighters out of hiding in Mosul a day after the city was declared liberated from the terror group.

Half-naked fighters were paraded through the streets while others were bundled out of an armoured vehicle.

Greenford boy arrested over Karan Cheema's allergy death

The mother of a teenage pupil who died of a severe allergic reaction to cheese at school is demanding answers from bosses as to how it happened. 

Karan Cheema, 13, became seriously ill at his school in Greenford, West London, in the middle of morning lessons.

Wolves FC retains Carl Ikeme's No 1 jersey for the 2017-18 season as he battles acute leukaemia

Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper and Wolverhampton Wanderers star, Carl Ikeme, has been listed as the first choice of the 2017-18 season and will retain his No.1 jersey as he battles acute leukemia.

The Championship club made the announcement in a statement saying: 'Wolves can confirm that Carl Ikeme will remain listed as the club's number one for the 2017-18 season,' the club statement read..