Thursday, 28 September 2017

Asensio extends Real Madrid contract until 2023

Marco Asensio has extended his contract with Real Madrid by one year, tying him to the Santiago Bernabeu until 2023, the club announced on Thursday.

“Real Madrid C.F. and Asensio have agreed an extension to the player’s contract, binding him to the club until the 30th of June 2023,” read a statement on the club’s website.

EFCC arrests Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant-general

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance and the Accountant General.

The anti-graft agency swoop on the state capital, Ado-Ekiti on Thursday.

The development occurred with an hour after Governor Ayo Fayose declared his intention to run for president in 2019.

Philippines bans compulsory high heels in workplace

The Philippines has banned companies from compelling women to wear high heels to work under a government order hailed by a labour group, on Monday, as a victory against sexism and pain.

The labour department order took effect on Sunday as the government took up the cudgels for long-suffering shopping mall clerks, hotel receptionists and flight attendants.

Employers should implement the use of “practical and comfortable footwear” to improve the health of workers who stand for long periods, said the order, which applies to heels measuring 2.54-centimetres (one inch) or higher unless the employee chooses to wear them.

Tevez must earn right to play – Shenhua

Handsomely paid Carlos Tevez cannot expect to play every game for the Shanghai Shenhua side just because of his famous name, the Chinese team warned on Monday, the latest twist in his turbulent spell with the club.

The Argentine, among the highest earners in football on a reported $850,000 a week, has endured a miserable nine months in China and did not feature again at the weekend.

I will return to Italy – Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte, has insisted that he will return to manage Italy in future, adding that he misses his homeland.

Conte said he has, “nostalgia” for his homeland and is aiming to return to Serie A in the future.

The Italian took over at Stamford Bridge at the beginning of last season and led the Blues to the Premier League title on first attempt.

Police arrest 20-year-old man over London train bomb attack

Police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in Wales in connection with the London Underground train bombing this month, bringing the number of people in custody to four.

The man was arrested before dawn by counter-terrorism officers in the Welsh capital Cardiff and has been taken to a police station in London for questioning.

Killers, rapists among dozens in India jailbreak

Scores of juvenile inmates, including killers and rapists, staged a mass breakout from a detention center in eastern India after cutting through metal windows and gates, police said Monday.

Thirty-four out of 86 inmates broke out of the facility in the Munger district of Bihar state on Sunday, an officer said. Twelve returned in the hours after the daring escape.

Sierra Leone FA bans 19 officials for life

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has issued immediate life-time bans for 19 officials.

The sanctions are for violating SLFA and Fifa statutes concerning taking football related cases to civil courts.

The group went to court last month to seek an injunction to stop the current executive running the SLFA.

Man kills his 6-month-old daughter because she would not stop crying


An Orange County man is facing charges in connection with the death of his 6-month-old daughter, who was found with a fractured skull two weeks ago, in California.

Orlando police arrested Dekari Castell, 22, on a charge of aggravated child abuse, but said in an arrest affidavit that the charge would likely be upgraded to second-degree murder, Abc learnt.

18-year-old who allegedly killed mom’s abusive ex-boyfriend won’t face charges

abusive ex-boyfriend

A grand jury declined to indict the teen accused in the choking death of his mother’s abusive ex-boyfriend, court officials said Monday.

Luis Moux, 18, was charged with manslaughter in August after he allegedly choked his mother’s ex-boyfriend to death, police said. The teen spotted Stanley Washington beating his mother inside their Bronx apartment.

‘Policeman framed me for robbery for denying him sex for bail’ – Nigerian lady tells Lagos court

A 27-year-old trader, Mrs. Victoria Amodu, yesterday told an Ikeja High Court, Lagos that an Investigative Police Officer (IPO) at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja Division, demanded sex from her to release her from custody.

Amodu, a mother of four, gave the testimony as a defence witness in her trial for alleged conspiracy and armed robbery, before Justice Kudirat Jose.

Kano, Katsina ‘reject restructuring, devolution of powers’

Kano and Katsina states have expressed their support for a strong and united nation even as they urged restraint in any process aimed addressing agitations for restructuring and devolution of powers in the polity.

The two states made their position known during the All Progressive Congress public meeting on true federalism held in Kano which is aimed at taking a position on the rising agitations of sections of the country over perceived marginalisation and restructuring requests.

Man sentenced to 2 years in jail for sending fraudulent bank sms

The EFCC has secured the conviction of one Ojotomobor Ovuakponye before Honourable Justice Mohammed Yahaya of the Kano State High Court sitting in Gezawa. 

China Orders North Korean Firms to Leave Country

All North Korean companies have been ordered to stop doing business in China according to an unnamed Chinese official.

After the UN Security Council passed new sanctions two weeks ago, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said North Korean firms and joint ventures in China would be closed within 120 days.

Notorious Killer, Gojen-Mallam Arrested in Katsina

A notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, aka Gojen-Mallam, has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command.

Barau, aged 25, said to be linked to three homicides cases in the state ran out of luck on Wednesday. Kaduna Spokesperson of the Nigeria police, DSP Gambo Isah, confirming the arrest before newsmen on Wednesday said no fewer than three murder cases had been committed by Barau.

Why Fayose Cannot Run for Presidency - PDP BoT Member

Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, a Board of Trustee (BoT) member of People Democratic Party (PDP), says Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, cannot contest in the party’s primary poll for 2019 presidential election.

He stated this on Thursday in Abuja shortly after Fayose’s formal declaration of his intention to contest for the position of president of Nigeria in 2019 on PDP’s platform.

Desperate Single Mother With Three Kids Take To The Streets To Search For White Husband. (Photos)

A single Kenyan mother who has three kids and is presumably fed up of being disappointed by dark skinned men in her country decided to go in search of a white husband and she took to the streets to do so!

Neighbours rescue minor being led away for ritual

A 25-year-old man, Ekene Nwanne, was on Thursday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by an Egor Magistrates’ Court sitting in Benin for attempting to use a minor for ritual.

The Police Prosecutor, Mr O. Omoruyi, told the court that Nwanne, committed the crime on Sept. 19 at No. 62, Siluko Road, Benin.

Hugh Hefner's 30-Year-Old Wife 'Will Inherit Nothing After Signing Iron-Clad Prenup

It's thought that Hugh Hefner's wife Crystal Harris will inherit nothing after his death. The Playboy founder has passed away at the age of 91, leaving 30-year-old Crystal a widow.

Nigerian Man Builds A Bungalow For An Old, Homeless Woman In Abia (photos)

Nigerian Man Builds A Bungalow For An Old, Homeless Woman In Abia

A man, Identified as Chief Charles Nzechi, has made Mrs Onyemechi Nwanmo smile again after he built a bungalow for her in Abia state.

According to a Facebook post, Mrs Onyemechi Nwanmo from Isiadu Afarata Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, had been living in a dilapidated mud house for years.

Late Playboy publisher, Hugh Hefner, became deaf from too much Viagra — Report

The founder and publisher of Playboy magazine, Hugh Hefner, has died. He died on Wednesday at the ripe old age of 91, reports say.

It was also gathered that the ladies’ man was notorious for popping Viagra — a prescription medicine used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and impotence in men.

Baby abandoned with money, birth certificate, phone

A woman said she found a newborn baby boy abandoned on the side of a highway inside of a car seat stuffed with cash.

According to Goodmorning America, the woman, Alexis Harrison, said she and her church group spotted the four-week-old baby on Saturday afternoon while they were returning from an amusement park in Oklahoma City.

South African man has sex with donkey and is jailed

A South African man has been jailed for having sex with a donkey. Pictured: A stock image of a donkey

A South African man has been jailed for having sex with a donkey after a witch doctor told him it would make him stronger.

Ntando Mankungwini, 23, ushered two donkeys away from their herd in a secluded area of Eastern Cape, South Africa. 

3-year old missing child searches for his parents

This 3-year old identified as Ibrahim was foud along the Epe axis way and is currently inn serach of his parents.

Anyone who knows him or his parents should contact @findmealert on either Facebook or twitter, or better still reach out to the Epe police station.

Davido Baby Mama, Sophie Momodu Share Her Thought About God’s Love

Sophie Momodu who is a family to wealthy and famous Ovation magazine owner, Dele Momodu, is also the popular Davido’s baby mama, Imade’s mother. Sophie started dominating internet contents after her pregnancy was revealed.

Kidnapper who abducted and hid two kids in a hotel in Ibadan nabbed

A 28-year-old man, Abiodun Joseph, has been arrested by the police for allegedly kidnapping two children.

The victims a girl Tobiloba Aleshiloye, 12, and an eight-year-old boy, Yussuf Kudus were abducted on September 15, 2017. 

Court jails tricycle operator 4 years for resisting arrest

A Jos Upper Area Court on Thursday sentenced a tricycle operator, Obinna Nwafor, to three years in prison for resisting arrest.

Nwafor, whose address was not stated, had pleaded guilty to a count charge of resisting arrest and begged for mercy.

Bayern Munich part company with coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat

Carlo Ancelotti has left his role as coach at Bayern Munich, the club confirmed on Thursday afternoon.

The news follows Bayern's 3-0 humbling at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday -- their biggest Champions League group-stage defeat in 21 years.

[BREAKING] Melaye’s recall: Battle shifts to A’Court as INEC withdraws motion for substituted service

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday withdrew its motion seeking an order of the Federal High Court in Abuja allowing it to serve the recall petition on Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye.

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the motion after INEC’s lawyer, Mr. Yunus Ustaz (SAN), announced its withdrawal in court on Thursday.

The judge also directed that all issues pertaining to the case should thereafter be taken to the Court of Appeal.

It’s Unfortunate that U.S doesn’t see IPOB as Terrorist Group – Lai Mohammed


The Federal Government has described as "unfortunate" and "unacceptable," the position of the government of U.S over the declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government position Wednesday night while featuring on BBC Television programme, "Focus on Africa".

“It is very unfortunate, if countries decide to pick and choose which organisations are terrorists and which are not, bearing in mind that terrorism has no boundary.

25.5 million unsafe abortions performed annually, mostly in poor regions – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said dangerous methods were used in nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions carried out each year globally.

A WHO study shows that anti-abortion laws raise health risks for women.

US 'Fake News' Kingpin Paul Horner Found Dead

A writer who became notorious for peddling "fake news" during the 2016 US election campaign has died at 38.

Paul Horner was found dead in his bed in Laveen, Arizona, on 18 September, after a suspected drug overdose, officials said.

Horner, who published fraudulent articles on Facebook and websites he set up, claimed he was the reason Donald Trump was elected in November.

50 Cent says Trump offered him $500k to campaign for him

50 Cent, rapper and TV producer, said he was offered half-a-million dollars by Donald Trump, American president, to make an appearance at one of his rallies during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The rapper revealed this in a chat with Hot 97 on Wednesday to talk about his new show, ’50 Central’.

Singer Akon pictured with one of his wives at CDG airport in France

American-born Senegalese singer, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon was pictured with one of his wives at CDG airport in Roissy en France, France.

This is the latest wife of the businessman who practices polygamy – His other wives including Rosina Bruck and Tomeka Thiam. He also has multiple girlfriends and has several kids, online reports say.

I was framed for robbery because I denied a policeman sex - Woman tells court

27-year old Victoria Amodu, a mum of 4 told an Ikeja High Court, Lagos , yesterday that she was framed for robbery by an Investigative Police Officer (IPO) at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja Division,because she refused to give into his sexual bid for her release from their custody.Amodu who is a breadseller alongside one other person, Hammed Isiaka, are being charged for alleged conspiracy and armed robbery attack that was committed in August 2014.

Ric Flair Claimed He's Slept with 'Roughly' 10,000 Women

 Ric Flair has claimed to have slept with 10,000 women during his career

Wrestling legend Ric Flair claims during an upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary he's slept with around 10,000 women throughout his life.

On Tuesday, Elissa Rosen of People passed along comments from the 68-year-old star, who says now he wishes he hadn't made that admission public for the project.

"What I said was the truth, but I feel bad now that I said some of it. Ten thousand women," Flair said. "I wish I hadn't said that because of my grandkids."

4 Internet fraudsters arrested by EFCC

EFCC arraigned 4 internet fraudsters popularly called Yahoo Yahoo and have arraigned the boys. The suspects, Shiko Romeo, Bobby Edigiu, Henry Nisike and Emmanuel Ayo, were nabbed by officers of the Nigeria Police on suspicion of being involved in internet fraud. ‎

Diddy Tops Forbes' List of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists with $130M This Year

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On Wednesday, Forbes released its annual "Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Artists" list, and not surprisingly Diddy nabbed the number one spot.

Earning a fortune from products like Ciroc vodka, DeLeon tequila, and Aquahydrate water, the 47-year-old Harlem native long ago broadened his revenue streams to include things not related to music.

Boy set ablaze for leaving barber shop where a phone had been kept in his care

A young boy was yesterday burnt to death in Enugu for allegedly leaving a barber shop where a phone had gone missing. A certain Wisdom Kelechi had  poured petrol on his friend, Junior Onah and set fire on him.

Onah’s sin according to Guardian was that he left a shop where a mobile phone had been placed in his care to charge.

Office Assistant Pleads Guilty To Stealing $12,000

An office assistant, Ifeanyi Anyanwu, who allegedly absconded with his employer’s $12,000 (N4.3m), on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the crime in an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Anyanwu, 28, whose address was not given, made the plea when he was arraigned on one count of stealing.

Photos: Fake military base uncovered in Okpokwu, Benue State

An entire fake military base was today unravelled at Okpokwu, Benue State. According to Twitter user,@mustafaramalan the fake based was discovered on the 26th of September and the men parading themselves as soldiers were rounded up.

Any Woman Who Voted For Trump, Voted Against Her Own Voice- Michelle Obama

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama has lashed out at female voters who backed President Donald Trump. "Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice," she said.

Mrs Obama, who has stayed largely out of the political fray since leaving the White House, made the remark at a Boston conference.

Judge discharges rape suspect of 2 year old girl, chastises police

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday scolded the police for lack of diligence and poor investigation of the case of a two-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped.

While discharging the defendant in the case, Chekube Odunze, the judge charged the police to be more effective and meticulous in their investigations, stressing that they must always ensure that relevant evidence for  prosecution of criminal cases were not compromised.

Ernest Asuzu Talks About Nollywood Actors Who Use Charms

​Nollywood actor and born-again Christian, Ernest Asuzu, who suffered stroke years ago, in a new interview talked how a man got jealous of his rising profile and inflicted him with stroke.

In an interview with LIB, the actor who suffered a stroke that ended his bright acting career also claimed it was a colleague in the Industry who was behind the illness that almost left him paralyzed.

Yoruba Man Will Become Nigeria’s President In 2019 – Popular Lagos Prophet

​Founder and General Overseer of Living Abundance (Mount Zion) Prophetic and Deliverance Ministry, Prophet Onyekachukwu Okolie, has claimed that God has shown him the next Nigerian president ahead of the 2019 presidential election.

Okolie, who in 2019 prophesied the exit of President Goodluck Jonathan from office, said a Yoruba native would emerge Nigeria’s president in 2019.

LiL Wayne signs huge Boxer to Young Money Sports


Lil Wayne  got another huge athlete for his Young Money APAA Sports & Entertainment Agency. Wayne signed Erickson Lubin who's 18-0 and about to fight for the super welterweight championship of the world.

Ex-PDP chairman remanded for allegedly diverting IDPs food

The Federal High Court. Yola has ordered the remand of former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Alhaji Abdurrahman Bobboi, in prison for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

The court also remanded Mr Sanda Lamurde, a former Commissioner for Finance, and Mr. Feredan George, a former Chief Store Officer of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez Headline Hurricane Benefit Show

Rap mogul Jay-Z and pop superstar Jennifer Lopez will headline a concert in New York to raise funds for survivors of hurricanes that have devastated the United States and the Caribbean.

Tidal, the streaming service led by Jay-Z, on Wednesday announced the line-up of the show that will take place on October 17 in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center arena.

Court remands driver who ‘attempted to kill Fayose’

An Ado Ekiti magistrates’ court has ordered the remand of a driver, Ahamed Kolo, over an alleged attempt to murder Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.

The police arraigned the commercial driver on Wednesday.Monica Ikebuilo, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept. 24 at Ijigbo Street in Ado-Ekiti.

Batshuayi last-gasp winner lifts Chelsea over Atletico Madrid (Video)

Michy Batshuayi scored with the final kick of the game to give Chelsea a 2-1 win away to Atletico Madrid in Champions League Group C on Wednesday.

Chelsea had the wide majority of chances in the first half, most notably Eden Hazard’s deflected shot from distance striking the post.

Woman asks sexy twins to seduce her boyfriend and her reason would shock you

A woman's attempt to catch her boyfriend in a compromising position didn't go exactly as planned.

The girlfriend,enlisted the team behind the YouTube channel To Catch a Cheater to help her out. With cameras rolling, they sent in a pair of seductive women to see if he'd cheat.