Saturday, 19 August 2017

I’m Disappointed Klitschko Retired -Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua has revealed the 'massive' sense of disappointment he felt when Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement and ended their plans for a rematch in Las Vegas.

The IBF and WBA heavyweight champion had been expected to defend his titles against Klitschko in a lucrative match-up at the T-Mobile Arena on November 11.

Woman Docked For Calling Ex-Husband’s Mother ‘Witch’

A woman, Fati Mohammed, yesterday appeared before a Minna Magistrates’ Court, charged with calling her former mother-in-law, Fati Aliyu, a witch.

The accused was arraigned in court following a direct criminal complaint filed by Aliyu. Aliyu alleged that Mohammed called her a witch after demanding that she returned the five-year-old child she had for her former husband to her.

Police Arrest Five For Impersonating Journalists

The Nigeria Police Force yesterday announced the arrest of five persons who had allegedly specialised in impersonating journalists to gain access to important occasions so as to steal expensive phones and other items.

A statement signed by Mr Jimoh Moshood, the Force’s spokesman, said that those arrested included the gang leader, one Musa Auwalu, 43, from Kano, Kolawole Akinbode, 50, from Ogun and Umar Abba, 53, from Adamawa.

Meet The Married Couple Who Got Together 16 Years Ago But Have Never Lived Under The Same Roof

This married couple are far from conventional having never lived under the same roof since they met 16 years ago.

Claire and David Burke, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, enjoy an evening in front of the TV together with a glass of wine before Claire waves her husband goodbye as he makes the ten-minute drive back to his own house just four miles away.

Knife Attacker In Russian City Wounds 8, Shot Dead By Police

A knifeman wearing a fake suicide belt wounded at least eight people in a frenzied attack in a Russia this morning. The Siberian knifeman, named locally as 23-year-old Bobichel Abdurakhmanov, was shot dead by police in a busy main street in Surgut, central Russia, at about 11.20am.

Nigerian Living In India, Jumps To His Death

A Nigerian national living in India has reportedly died in a bid to avoid getting arrested for drug related offences. 

According to reports from the Asian nation, following a tip-off, police had raided a flat (pictured) in Chattarpur area of south Delhi where Cyprian Ama Ogbonnaya resides on Thursday.

Security Guard Shot Dead While Trying To Stop ATM Robbers

A 22-year-old security guard has been killed by armed robbers, who attempted to break into an automated teller machine on the ground floor of Tower Hotel.

According to reports, the guard who worked at a residence in Kano, was said to have been shot dead while trying to foil the robbery operation.

Lagos traditional Ruler, Others, Arrested For Burying Policeman Alive

The Baale of Osoroko, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos has been charged to court and remanded in prison custody for allegedly burying a police inspector alive.

The deceased a 45-year-old Inspector Sunday Musa, was declared missing in November 2016 after embarking on an official assignment which saw him never returning home.

Sunday alongside two other policemen were asked to settle a land dispute issue between two communities in the area.

I Have The Tape Of Oritsefemi Fighting A Bouncer At My Club That Night - Shina Peller Spills More Details

Shina Peller owner of popular nightclub, Quilox has opened up on what really transpired at the club the night singer Oritsefemi and a bouncer had issues.

In his words:
“That particular day, I was not around but I have seen the CCTV footage of what happened. The incident did not even happen in the VIP section of the club. That day, all the tables had been booked already and Oritsefemi did not have a prior booking.

Youth Pastor Arrested For Threatening To Kill Gay Police Men And Rape Council Speaker

For threatening to kill all of New York City’s LGBTI police officers, a Christian Youth pastor,Daniel Silvera, 26, is in jail. He was arraigned yesterday in Manhattan criminal court. He is facing a multitude of charges including aggravated harassment as a hate crime. 

During court hearing he admitted to having craeted a Gmail account to send the emails. On 28 July, he wrote to the Gay Officers threatening to kill them and every other gay NYPD cop. 

Zimbabwe Declares President Mugabe's Birthday National Holiday

President Robert Mugabe’s birthday on February 21 has been declared a national holiday, by the governments, a state daily reported Saturday.

The declaration, is a way of honouring the veteran politician who has been in power since 1980 and has on several occasions been accused by his opponents of brutal repression and devastating the economy.

‘ASUU strike will increase prostitution’ – Nigerian sex workers tell FG

ASUU strike’ll increase prostitution

The Nigerian Sex Workers Association says the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, which has led to the closure of public universities, will increase prostitution among female students.

Baale And Three Others Who Allegedly Murdered And Secretly Buried A Police Officer Thrown Into Prison

The Baale of Oshoroko Village in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, Chief Olusegun Oyeri, alongside three others have been thrown into prison over the death of a police officer.

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday in Lagos ordered the remand of three men, who allegedly buried a policeman alive at Ebute Lekki community in Lagos.

32-year-old Man Arrested For Beating His Neighbour To Death With A Charm

Olatunde Akapo, 32, has been arrested by the Ogun State police for allegedly beating his 42-year old neighbour, Augustin Ode, to death with charm.

The police spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect allegedly committed the offence in Alapako-Eke community in Ifo LGA of the state.

Nigerian Pilgrims beaten by Saudi Arabian Police

Saudi Arabian police have beaten two Nasarawa pilgrims as a result of which one them sustained head injuries. According to our findings, the pilgrims who arrived last Wednesday were detained at the Medina airport for nine hours before the incident.

One of the officials of the Nasarawa State Pilgrims Welfare Agency, Malam Lawal Ahmad told Daily Trust that the pilgrims were earlier checked and nothing indiscriminating was found with them.

The Architects Terror & The Fathers Hate – By Femi Fani-Kayode

 In reaction to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s promise to treat what he described as “hate speech” as terrorism Mr. Jackson Ude the publisher of Pointblank News said the following.

“APC thrived on hate speech between 2014-2015. Today that seed they sowed is haunting them. They now say it’s terrorism! Don’t be deceived. APC came to power by hate speeches, divided Nigeria along ethnic and religious lines, sowed seeds of discord and blamed PDP! Hypocrites!”

Taraba former Gov, Danbaba Suntai to be buried today in Jalingo

Former Taraba state governor Danbaba Suntai, who died few weeks ago is being buried today, Saturday, August 19 in Jalingo, the state capital.

NBS report is misleading… we have declared total war on corruption - Police

The Nigerian police force says the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)report ranking the police and judicial officers as the most corrupt government officials in the country “is entirely misleading.”
The NBS carried out the survey in conjunction with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

“I Do Not Have Any House Abroad, I Drive Myself Around”- Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote

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Africa’s richest and and billionaire business mogul, Aliko Dangote has disclosed that he does not own a house outside the shores of Nigeria.

Speaking to senior media executives in Lagos over the weekend, the altruistic businessman said, “Somebody asked me, how many houses do you have abroad? I said, well, to tell you the good news, I don’t even have a nine-inch block outside Nigeria, and that is the truth; I don’t have a house anywhere abroad.”

Buhari to address Nigerians on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to make a national broadacast on Monday August 21, 2017 by 7:00am.

Buhari is expected in the country later today after oer 100 days of medical leave in London.

‘I cried everyday when my wife left me’ – Emeka Ike

Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike is still finding it difficult to believe he’s no longer married to his wife, Suzanne Emma.
The unexpected happened earlier this year when his 14-year-old marriage to Emma was dissolved by a Lagos Island Customary Court over alleged incessant battery.

17-yr-old boy kills 16-year-old love rival by stabbing him in the heart in front of girl they both loved

A schoolboy who stabbed his love rival in the heart in front of the girl they both loved faces jail after being convicted of manslaughter today.
The 17-year-old – who cannot be named for legal reasons – was found guilty of killing Irfan Wahid, 16, by a jury.
Irfan was getting close to the ex-girlfriend of the defendant during the aftermath of his break-up with her, Leeds Crown Court heard.

Unarmed robbers comment: Reps reply Obasanjo

The House of Representatives does not intend to issue a formal  response to the fresh label of ‘unarmed robbers’ pinned on federal legislators on Thursday by  former President Olusegun Obasanjo, it was learnt yesterday.
Obasanjo,speaking at a book  presentation in Ibadan on Thursday, had described the legislators as a bunch of  unarmed robbers because,as he said, “they are one of the highest  paid in the world where we have 70 per cent of our people living in abject poverty.”

Ghanaian Government bans bleaching creams

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority has disclosed that bleaching creams have been banned from entering the country, since January this year. This was revealed when Agency’s Chief Executive Officer appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament on Wednesday, to assist in queries leveled against them by the Auditor General on Public Accounts of Ghana for the year 2015.

America’s South is like Nigeria’s North and vice versa

It is all too easy to look at the United States and be led to suppose that it is impervious to internal divisions because it prefixes the adjective “united” to its name.
Many people think it is immune from the regional rivalries that we associate with our interminably feuding societies. Even though the regional divide in America is decidedly less contentious than ours, there are nonetheless strong, if subdued, provincial jealousies between the American North and the American South that have been bubbling to the surface in the last few years.

Six US cops shot in same night, one fatally

Six US police officers were shot in one night in the states of Florida and Pennsylvania, one fatally, prompting President Donald Trump to tweet his support for the slain officer’s department early Saturday.
In the central Florida city of Kissimmee — close to the Walt Disney World Resort and other amusement parks — Officer Matthew Baxter was killed and Sergeant Sam Howard was left in “grave critical condition and the prognosis does not look good,” police chief Jeff O’Dell said at a news conference early Saturday.

Taylor Swift deletes her entire social media accounts, even her website

For reasons best known to her, Taylor Swift has deleted her entire social media accounts.Twitter,Facebook,Instagram,Tumbir and even her website.The only page untouched is her Youtube channel.

Where is the Donald I called friend? Russell Simmons pens open letter to Donald Trump

Dear President Trump,

Remember when, from the behind the scenes, you strategically helped Rima Fakih win the Miss USA pageant, making her the first Muslim woman to ever wear the crown? Remember how influential you were to crowning Leila Lopez from Angola, who is black, as Miss Universe?

 Do you remember me introducing you to the beautiful black supermodel Kara Young? You were smitten with her, dated publicly and bragged about how wonderful she is in numerous interviews.

Man sues Tinder date for $200k after she made his life ‘a nightmare’

A Texas man is seeking thousands in damages from a former Tinder flame he claims spread lies about him and ultimately cost him his job.
“I feel terrible,” Joseph Lazarus told the Houston Chronicle. “I feel like I’m living in a nightmare I can’t escape.”
In a defamation suit filed by his attorney, Joseph Matthew, the 32-year-old Marine Corps officer is seeking $200,000 from a woman he met through the dating app in 2014.

Two Nigerians arrested after clearing American couple’s $120,000 retirement fund

 Two Nigerian residents of the United States, Messrs Temilade Adekunle and Abdulrasheed Yusuf, have been arrested on suspicion of forgery, ID theft and communications fraud.

Their victims are American couple, Steve and Andrea Voss. The money allegedly stolen from them was their retirement fund.

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton Finally End Bitter Custody Battle

Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are ending their custody war.This comes as Robin 's girlfriend,April Love Geary announced they are expecting a baby girl .

Seven months after an L.A. judge granted the actress’ request for a temporary restraining order against her ex-husband, the couple have worked out a custody arrangement for their 7-year-old son Julian.

Man City sign Nigerian Kayode, then loans him out

Manchester City have signed Nigerian striker Olanrewaju Kayode from Austria Vienna and immediately loaned him out to Girona.

The 24-year-old became the fifth City player to join the Spanish club on a temporary deal for the coming season following Pablo Maffeo, Aleix Garcia, Marlos Moreno and £10million summer signing Douglas Luiz.

'Disabled' man rapes autistic teen inside a Brooklyn park

An autistic teenager was sexually assaulted inside a Brooklyn park, police said Friday.

The 17-year-old girl was on her way home from school when she got off the wrong bus stop Wednesday afternoon, sources said.

The teen spent several hours trying to get home before she was approached by her attacker who asked if she needed help.