Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Anthony Joshua Names Two Boxers Who Can Strip Him Off World Heavyweight Champion

Nigerian-British boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has disclosed his two biggest threats in the heavyweight boxing division.

The reigning heavyweight champion told  Skysport during an interview that  Kubrat Pulev  – his next challenger, and  Deontay Wilder  are the biggest threats to his current rank.

Nigerian Customs uncovers another container of 475 arms in Apapa

The Tin Can Island Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Tuesday uncovered a container suspected to contain yet another cache of arms imported from Turkey.

This is coming barely a week after the command intercepted a 20-foot container laden with 1,100 pump action rifles.

22-Years-Old Woman Commits Suicide As Husband Takes Second Wife

In Jigawa, a 22-year-old housewife, Hajara Bala, committed suicide after she got wind that her husband was planning to take another wife. It was gathered that the deceased, of Yanmallam village in Miga Local Government Area, took a rat poison as she could not live to see her husband taking another wife.

Grace Mugabe’s son imports two Rolls Royce limousines ‘worth £4 million’ into Zimbabwe

New reports have it that eldest son of Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has imported two Rolls Royce limousines into the country already suffering from bankruptcy.

The young man Russell Goreraza, 33, took charge of the luxury cars at Harare International Airport from a plane belonging to the Dutch airline KLM on Sunday.

Twitter Suspends ONE MILLION Accounts For Promoting Terrorism

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Nearly a million Twitter accounts have been suspended for promoting terrorism in less than two years, new figures reveal.

But the statistics also reveal a fall in the number of suspensions in the first half of this year.

Two lesbian pastors wed in the US (Photos)

Two black American lesbian pastors, Twanna Gause and Vanessa Brown, tied the knot on August 24th at the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church in East Orange, New Jersey.

Court clears Diezani in crude oil fraud charge

One of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud instituted against businessman, Jide Omokore, and five others was struck out on Wednesday by a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Presiding judge, Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the 8th count.

Underaged Prostitutes Take Over Zimbabwe Bushes, Lure Passersby For Sex (Photos)

According to popular Zimbabwean news portal, H-Metro,....

Multitudes of young Harare prostitutes, some below double digit age, have once again intensified their operations in the forests adjacent the flyover along Seke road making it virtually their fortress.

Without any degree of shame, they openly solicit for sex from members of the opposite sex using explicit words to lure clients, which makes any normal member of the opposite sex stop and listen.

Man stabs self, jumps into well in Kano

A-40 year-old man, Balarabe Adamu, stabbed himself and jumped into a well on Tuesday at Rijiyar Zaki Quarters of Ungogo Local Government, Kano, official reports.

Alhaji Mustafa Rilwan, Director of Kano State Fire Service, said that the man was rescued from the well before he later died at Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano.

President Mugabe Sleeping During Donald Trump’s UN Speech (Photo)

94 year old President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe and his entourage appeared to be sleeping this afternoon as President Donald Trump addressed the United Nations General Assembly.

Nigerian student defrauds US companies of millions of Dollars

A Nigerian student in the United States of America, Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam, has been described the King of Modern Scam after he posed as a Chief Executive Officer of man blue chip companies and defrauding other companies of millions of Dollars.

Dallas News reports that Amuegbunam 'took the scamming game to another level by posing as a CEO' and managed to convince top companies in the US to send him millions of Dollars in a scheme that was spurned out criminal ingenuity.

Hillary Clinton slams Putin, Trump in “The Late Show” interview

Featuring on CBS’s “The Late Show”, former Democrats Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has expressed her harboured resentment towards Russia President, Vladimir Putin largely for his meddling into the 2016 election which she lost to incumbent Trump.

While speaking to host Stephen Colbert, Clinton who just released her new book “What Happened” (an exposition of the back scene of her election loss) claimed that Putin interfered with the 2016 U.S. presidential election in part because she is a woman.

Python Dance Is A Wonderful Exercise, Says Abia Dep Gov

Ude Chukwu, deputy governor of Abia state, says citizens of the state are comfortable with Operation Python Dance II, which he described as a wonderful exercise.

Chukwu said this when Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, visited the 82 division headquarters of the military exercise located at the Nigeria Army Language Institute (NALI) Ovim in Isuikwuato local government area of the state.

"I Caught My Wife & Driver Making Love In My House" - Lagos Businessman

A businessman, Moses Ojiekomhan, yesterday told an Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, that he caught his wife, Joy, in bed with his driver Emeka Osuh, at their Lagos home.

Ojiekomhan, the Managing Director of Legend Logistics and Integrated Concept Limited, Ikeja, stated this during Joy’s arraignment on a two count-charge of conspiracy and stealing.

Joy pleaded not guilty.

The mother of two, through her counsel Mr. J. Uwabuche, accused Ojiekomhan of abducting their 18-month-old baby.

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According to the police, in a charge marked G38/2017, last June 30 around 11:30am, Joy, 37, conspired with Osuh, who is now at large, to steal N1,136,400 belonging to Legend Logistics and Integrated Concept.

According to prosecuting counsel, Mr. E. I. Onine, the alleged offences are contrary to and punishable under Sections 411 and 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Uwabuche, who urged the court to admit Joy to bail on liberal terms, said the matter was between husband and wife, and that reconciliation was ongoing between their family members.

IPOB crisis is bigger than Boko Haram- Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima says

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Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, says the crisis created by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB is bigger than the one created by the internationally recognized terrorist group, Boko Haram. 

According to the Nation, Governor Shettima said this when himself and some Northern state governors paid the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha a visit in Owerri, the state capital yesterday September 19th. The visit was to sue for peace following the recent clash between the military and IPOB members that degenerated into the attack of some Hausas and burning down of some mosques in the South East and South South.

Russia Unveils A Statue In Honour Of Kalashnikov, AK-47 Inventor

A monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, the designer of the prolific assault rifle that bears his name, has been unveiled in Moscow. Kalashnikov died in 2013 aged 94 in the city of Izhevsk where he lived. 

He was the creator of the AK-47 assault rifle, the world’s most popular firearm. An estimated 100 million guns are spread worldwide. Kalashnikov came up with the idea of inventing a new automatic rifle that could work in all conditions after becoming disgruntled by the Soviet weaponry as he recovered from an injury during WWII.

Lagos is ‘third most stressful city’ in the world

A new study has said Lagos, Nigeria is one of the most stressful cities in the world.
500 locations were taken into cognizance in the study conducted by UK-based drycleaning and laundry service Zipjet.
Lagos was ranked third in a research that revealed the world’s most and least stressful cities of 2017.

Lai Mohammed Should Name Treasury Looters Sponsoring IPOB — Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has challenged the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to name those “treasury looters” that he claimed were sponsoring the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, saying; “it is high time Nigerians begin to hold the Information Minister accountable for his frivolous claims.”

Fayose said that it is unfortunate that the Information Minister has been misinforming the nation, saying “more than 20 months after he claimed that 55 Nigerians stole over N1.34 trillion from the country’s treasury from 2006 to 2013, Lai Mohammed is yet to tell Nigerians who the 55 people are.”

Women Can't Be Blamed For Domestic Violence, Uche Ogbodo Tells Monalisa Chinda

Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo has replied her colleague who reportedly said in a recent interview that women should also be blamed for domestic violence! Uche says she's wrong and here's what she penned down on Imstagram!

First of all, society looks down on women who stay in abusive relationships and pities them for being “helpless” and “weak.” Domestic violence victims can’t be categorized into a stereotype, but range among all types of women. Yet society places a specific insecure, weak, vulnerable woman into the category of most likely to be in an abusive relationship.

Tanzanian Newspaper Suspended For ‘Insulting President’

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An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering national security.

The critical Mwanahalisi newspaper was shut after publishing a letter on Monday from a reader containing “insults” against President John Magufuli and his government, said spokesman Hassan Abbasi.

Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that his principal will return to the country by early next week.

Buhari is currently at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where he delivered his address on Tuesday.

“I Was In A Trance And Controlled By The Devil” – Man Who Drove Knife Into His Fiancée’s Heart

A man who fatally stabbed his fiancée says he was a “puppet on a string” and was overcome by a force that made him do the “Devil’s work”. Ivan Griffin is accused of murdering grandmother Sabrina Mullings just hours after they got engaged. A kitchen knife was driven into the 38-year-old’s heart and liver when she died on the morning of March 13.

Griffin told his murder trial that he heard voices and was “a spectator in my own body” as the fatal blows were delivered.

Mourinho to lure Alexis Sanchez with £25million signing-on bonus

Jose Mourinho is planning an offer for Alexis Sanchez, in a bid to convince him to join Manchester United, according to The Sun.

United’s city rivals, Manchester City, are favourites to land the Arsenal attacker, who is out of contract next summer, after failing in a last-gasp £60million move on deadline day.

Prince Harry & Meghan Tipped To Take Over Prince Charles's London Mansion

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been tipped to move into Clarence House when Prince Charles ascends to the throne.

Longstanding rumours have suggested that the Prince of Wales and Camilla want to stay in the four-storey Westminster mansion.

Native Doctor Pays N200k To Get Man Killed In Enugu

Enugu Police Command has arrested a native doctor, Akor, who allegedly paid N200,000 to another man, Idoko of Ifuroka Amala in Udenu Local Government Area, of the state, to kill one Onyemaechi Eze on July 5.

It was gathered that the native doctor paid the suspect N200,000 to kill the victim. The suspect, it was gathered, after committing the murder in his community, fled to an unknown destination, but was later arrested on September 16, at Inyi in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, where he was hiding.

Nurses, Midwives To Commence Strike Today

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The major unions of health workers have announced the commencement of their nationwide strike today.

The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU, and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, announced the strike yesterday.

“He sold his car because of you” -Nigerian lady calls out Slay Queen sleeping with her sister’s husband

A Nigerian lady who decided to take the bull by the horn on behalf of her sister, took to social media to call out a slay queen who has been reportedly sleeping with her sister’s husband.

Olatayo Gold, who called out Mariam Bello for allegedly trying to destroy sister’s home, further invoked karma on her. Here’s what she wrote;

Face of Man Who Allegedly Killed Ultimate Search Winner Hector In Lagos

Policemen in Lagos have nabbed the killer of Hector Jobateh former winner of Gulder Ultimate Search.

After weeks of intensive manhunt, the Lagos state police command finally arrested Ismaila Adeyemi, 49, said to be the suspected mastermind and killer of Hector Jobateh at his home.

Dangote begs public to help monitor truck drivers

The Management of Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote Group) has issued a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring and reporting both recklessness and illegal haulage of contrabands goods by some of its truck drivers. 

The company has also set up hotlines for the public to report such truck drivers, with a promise to appropriately compensate calls that lead to arrest of errant drivers.

Barman, friend jailed 25 years for manslaughter

Justice Kudirat Jose of a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, on Tuesday sentenced a barman, Marvelous Chibueze, and his friend, David Oladimeji, to 25 years’ imprisonment for killing one Peter Madueke.

It was learnt that Madueke was stabbed with a broken bottle in the neck.

The incident was said to have happened on January 27, 2015, at Love Garden Hotel in Ikotun Egbe, Lagos State.

Woman accuses police of killing husband in Delta

The wife of a private security firm owner, Gladys Kelikuma, has accused the police of being behind the murder of her husband, Ernest Kelikuma.

Sixty-year-old Kelikuma, a father of 10 children and a native of Ewechi-Onicha-Ukwuani in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State, was allegedly murdered after he received a call from an investigating police officer over the arrest of an armed robber by his private security outfit.

Kevin Hart and wife, Eniko step out together for the first time since cheating scandal

Kevin Hart and his pregnant wife, Eniko stepped out together for lunch in LA ,following his sex tape scandal .The couple was arriving at Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

But from the look of things, their relationship is still strained as you can see Kevin trying to catch up with her as she opens the door.

Two men fight over a 5-month-old baby delivered by their 18-yr-old girlfriend in Warri

 Two men, Ajayi Tosin and Kesiena Tito are presently in contention over ownership of a five-month-old baby, Emmanuel Omkhode Ajayi, delivered by an 18-year-old girl in Warri, Delta State.

According to Dailypost, the matter deepened after Ajayi was allegedly arrested over the weekend, following a petition of “Threat to Life” instituted by Kesiena to the Nigeria Police Area Command.

Melania Trump threathens school with lawsuit over English class billboard

Melania Trump has threatened to take a school to court for using her image on their billboard."Just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English," reads the advert for the Americki Institut, an English-language school in Croatia.

‘The man who saved the world’ dies at 77

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Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.

Petrov, whose extraordinary story was told in a documentary titled “The Man Who Saved the World”, received several international awards, was honoured at the United Nations and met Hollywood superstars such as Robert De Niro and Matt Damon.

Lottery winnings must be paid in 48 hours – LASG

The General Manager of the Lagos State Lotteries Board, Seun Anibaba, has said operators of lotteries in the state must pay winnings within 48 hours.

Anibaba said where the rule was violated, residents could contact the board for redress.
The lottery boss, who spoke in a statement on Monday, said the agency usually sanctioned operators who violated the rules to ensure compliance with regulations.

Cult members shoot UNIUYO final year student

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Suspected cult members have shot Mr. Stanley Mbanefo, a final year student of the Department of Geography, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The incident was said to have taken place at the university community of Idak Okpo, Uyo, around 10.47pm on Monday.

Punch learnt that the hoodlums, about five in number, invaded the community and shot the victim at a close range while he was trying to escape from a shop.

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‘I caught my wife, driver making love’ - Man tells Court

A businessman, Moses Ojiekomhan, on Tuesday told Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, that he caught his wife, Joy with his driver Emeka Osuh,  making love at their Lagos home.

Ojiekomhan, the Managing Director of Legend Logistics and Integrated Concept Limited, Ikeja, stated this during her (Joy) arraignment on a two count-charge of conspiracy and stealing.

I Will Not Dethrone Kanu's Father - Governor of Abia State

Abia Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, on Tuesday declared that he will not dethrone the father of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from the traditional stool.

The governor who stated this while speaking with State House reporters after visiting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, said he clearly separated Kanu from his father.

Nigeria's Amina Yuguda Wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency.

She will start a three-month placement at the BBC in London in September. The award was created to honour Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014. Ms Yuguda said her win was a "huge honour".

Chelsea Forward, Hazard Shocks PSG

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has dealt Paris Saint-Germain a major blow by insisting that he will only return to France to play for former club Lille.

Hazard has scored 72 goals in 251 appearances for Chelsea since his debut back in 2012 but the 26-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge for two consecutive summers.

I Don't Know the Number of People I've Killed with My Drugs - Fake Doctor Confesses in Lagos (Photo)

A 42-year old fake doctor, John Anopuem has confessed that he gave drugs to patients without prescription as such he could not say the number of the patients that may have died in the process of using those drugs.

Court to hear state’s appeal against Pistorius in November

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal will hear the state’s appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.

The state will argue that six years in jail is too lenient a sentence for the murder by Pistorius of Reeva Steenkamp, his girlfriend, in 2013.

Japan PM Abe mulls snap election amid North Korea crisis

Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, is considering calling a snap election amid the North Korean nuclear crisis, local media reported on Tuesday, citing his party’s top official.

The premier also told Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Secretary General, Toshihiro Nikai, on Monday that he would decide on the date of the election after returning from the UN General Assembly later this week, the Kyodo News agency reported.

Liverpool wanted £178m for Coutinho – Barca president

Liverpool would only sell Philippe Coutinho for 200m euros (£178m) this summer which priced Barcelona out of a deal, according to Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Speaking to Spanish TV, Barca’s president revealed Liverpool refused to negotiate on the Brazil international and believes this is due to the inflation caused by Neymar’s £200m move to Paris Saint-Germain.