Friday, 29 September 2017

Balotelli Names His Son Lion, After Becoming a Father for the Second Time


Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker, Mario Baloteli has welcomed his first son and promptly named him Lion.

Mario who already has a four-year-old daughter, Pia, with ex Raffaella Fico was left excited by the news. The Italy international, 27, can now dream of his son following his career footsteps after his new partner gave birth on Thursday.

I Never Cheated on My Wife During Our Marriage - Chris Attoh Reveals


Ghanian actor, Chris Attoh has said that throughtout his 2-year-old marriage to actress, Damilola Adegbite, he never cheated on her.

He revealed this during a Podcast interview with to Bola Ray on Starr Chat. In the podcast, a female listener who recently got married asked Chris for advice and he said.

Wealthy Oil Boss Sentenced to Death for Stealing 13.6million Dollars from Bank


The former chairman of Vietnam’s state oil company Nguyen Xuan Son, was on Friday sentenced to death for fraud, state media reported.

Xuan Son, who chaired the board of PetroVietnam from 2014 to 2015, was sentenced to death in a Hanoi court after being found guilty of stealing 13.6 million dollars from Ocean Bank, which was partially owned by PetroVietnam, the Vnexpress news site reported.

Five Bayern players revolted against Ancelotti – Hoeness


Bayern Munich president, Uli Hoeness, has revealed that five players revolted against Carlo Ancelotti.

Ancelotti was fired on Thursday, following a 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League a day before.

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu is a terrorist, he once asked IPOB members to kill Yorubas – Group


The Coalition for the Defence of Nigeria Sovereignty, DNS, has thrown its weight behind the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, because it’s a purveyor of hate speech.

DNS alleged that the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu once directed its members to kill all Yorubas after “branding us as colluding with the Hausa/Fulani.”

Ohio woman posts fake kidnapping photos and videos online

Thelma Williams, 38 (pictured), of Lemon Township, Ohio, posted photos and videos of herself to Facebook on Wednesday tied to a pole in her basement and gagged with women's underwearThe photos and footage was part of a bizarre attempt to fake her own kidnapping (Pictured, Williams)

An Ohio woman is facing charges after she tied herself up and gagged herself in a bizarre attempt to fake her own kidnapping.

Thelma Williams, 38, of Lemon Township, posted photos and videos of herself to Facebook on Wednesday tied to a pole in her basement and gagged with women's underwear.
A caption along with the photos and video read: 'This is your Thelma'. 

Tiger Woods: My career maybe over


Tiger Woods has admitted for the first time his career may be over. Wood who noted he was uncertain about his return to to competitive golf spoke on Wednesday with golf media for the first since his May arrest in Florida for driving under the influence, which led to some time in a rehab center to address his use of prescription drugs.

Drunk In Love White Woman Sends Apple Macbook & iPhone To Nigerian Guy She’s Only Met On Facebook (Photos)


A love smitten white woman who has only met a Nigerian guy on Facebook, has gifted him with quite expensive gadgets to spice up their relationship.

The Nigerian man, identified as Kwankwason Mohammed has shared his story which was in Hausa language, of how he accepted a Facebook request from a lady named Pretty Jenny and things turned out to be a blessing for him afterwards.

Man Utd’s Pogba has long-term injury – Mourinho


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s hamstring injury will keep him out “long term”, says manager Jose Mourinho.

The 24-year-old France playmaker limped off 19 minutes into the Reds’ Champions League win over Basel and he has missed the past four games.

Man to die by hanging for shooting father to death over motorcycle


A Plateau State High Court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Ponjul Yakubu, to death by hanging, for shooting his father to death.

Justice A.I. Ashoms gave the sentence after he found Yakubu guilty of a one-count charge of culpable homicide, punishable with death under section 221 of the Penal Code.

“Going by the findings of this court, you, Ponjul Yakubu, mercilessly took the life of your father, Mr. Domsing Yakubu, in cold blood.

Teacher's assistant arrested for raping a 15-year-old

Marcus Johnson, 27, was charged with second and third degree rapeHe was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly raping a 15-year-old at Bay Shore High School

A teacher's assistant in Long Island is accused of raping a 15-year-old student.
Marcus Johnson, 27, was arrested for allegedly having an 'inappropriate relationship' with the female student who is now 15.

The Bay Shore High School teacher's assistant works with autistic children. Suffolk County Police Department told CBS New York the teen is not one of his students.

Dad Who Raped His Girls, Made His Sons Fight Each Other & Disfigured Wife Is Jailed 30 Years


A sadistic dad who raped and abused his children for two decades has been jailed for 30 years. The 50-year-old used "hateful and extreme" violence to terrorise his own children and made sure they kept silent about the sickening sexual abuse which he carried out, the court heard.

He raped his daughter, beat his wife savagely and made the children clean up her blood, Cornwall Live reports.

The dad was branded a 'manipulative sadist' by Judge Robert Linford as he was jailed for 30 years at Exeter Crown Court yesterday.

Husband crushed by rock , wife severely injured while celebrating 1st wedding anniversary


A British climber was killed and his wife seriously injured living their 'big dream' on one of the toughest rock faces in the world.
Andrew Foster, 32, and his wife Lucy Foster, 28, from Cardiff, were crushed under tons of falling rock as they prepared for their climb at Yosemite's El Capitan in California.
Experienced climber, Andrew, was killed, but Lucy was rescued and airlifted to hospital where she is in a 'critical' condition.
Andrew died when a piece of granite measuring 131ft x 65ft tore away from the famous rock formation at 1.55pm on Wednesday. They had not yet begun climbing when he became completely buried by the shattered rock, which rained down on the base.

The only good thing that came out of my marriage is my son - Olakunle Churchill


 Ex-husband to actress Tonto Dikeh, Olajunle Churchill, has agan broken his silence on the domestic violece allegations by his wife.

Recall Azuka Ogujiuba, released evidences to prove Churchil ever did any of what Tonto accused him of doing. Well he has again spoken up about the incident, according to him, his father was nneither a gardner nor did he hit Tonto.

Woman sets young child ablaze for misplacing a cloth she got for him


A Facebook user, Jecinta Ifesinachi, took to the social media platform to share the story of a young boy who was badly burned by a yet to be identified woman in Ikorodu, all because he misplaced a cloth she got for him.

Barack Obama Admits He Cried After Dropping Malia Off At Harvard


President Barack Obama has admitted to pulling a classic dad move, crying while dropping daughter Malia off on her first day at Harvard University. He recalled the experience in a speech at the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children in Delaware this week.

Akpabio denies donating N1.4bn to commercial bank


Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has debunked the allegations that he donated N1.4 billion to a commercial bank.

Akpabio was reacting to recent claims by Chief Edet Nkpubre, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress that he was being shielded from probe by Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel.

Chadian govt pushes back on US travel ban

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Chad’s government says it learned “with astonishment” of the decision by the US government that its country is on a list whose nationals will be prohibited from entering the United States.

A government statement on Monday said the government expresses its incomprehension about the “official reasons for this decision; which contrasts with Chad’s constant efforts and commitments in the fight against terrorism at regional and global levels.”

Xabi Alonso reveals management move


Former Liverpool and Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has announced his intention to get into management.

Alonso called time on his playing career after the 2016-17 season, having won 114 caps for Spain and lifted the Champions League with Liverpool and Real Madrid.

The 35-year-old had been working towards his coaching badges after ending his three-year stay with Bayern.

EFCC files fresh application against dropped ICPC board nominee


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed fresh court application against controversial ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, who was nominated as a member of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC. Her nomination has since been cancelled.

In a new application filed by one of the EFCC prosecutors, Mr. Ben Ikani, in Abuja High Court, Mrs. Aliyu was alleged to have served as a proxy to a former Minister in unlawful acquisition of properties in and around Abuja while the Minister was in office.

Man City fear no one – Kyle Walker


Kyle Walker says Manchester City fear no one and that Pep Guardiola’s team have the ability to blow away every other side in the Premier League.

The former Tottenham defender moved to the Etihad Stadium this summer, with his new employer currently top of the table after scoring 21 goals in their opening six games.

Talking about City’s promising start to the campaign, Walker said: “If we keep doing the basics right, and keep performing at the level we’re performing at, hopefully we will be a force that won’t be stopped.

We won’t sack ‘talented’ Montella for Ancelotti – Milan


Italian giants AC Milan have announced that they no plans to appoint their former coach Carlo Ancelotti as manager after he was sacked by Bayern Munich on Thursday with Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli backing head coach Vincenzo Montella.

Ancelotti lost his job following Wednesday’s embarrasing 3-0 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain.

Inter Milan president confirms interest in Ozil


Inter Milan president, Erick Thohir, has confirmed that they are weighing up a bid for Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil.

The Germany international is in the final season of his contract at the Emirates and can speak to foreign clubs in January.

Zambia drop captain Kalaba, pick 10 foreign pros


Zambia have left out skipper Rainford Kalaba for next month’s World Cup qualifier in Nigeria as coach Wedson Nyirenda picked 10 overseas-based professionals for the October 7 cracker in Uyo.

Kalaba missed the home game against Algeria earlier this month due to booking suspension.

However, he has been at crossroads with coach Nyirenda.

I learnt the tough way at Arsenal – Iwobi


Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, has said that he learnt the tough way at Arsenal.

Iwobi stated that consistency is a key to maintaining a regular spot under Arsene Wenger.

The 20-year-old, who broke into the first team from the club’s academy in 2015, has struggled to feature regularly for the Gunners with just two league appearances under his belt this season.

Nicki Minaj lashes out at claim she stabbed childhood bully with a fork


Nicki Minaj has lashed out after being accused of stabbing a Britney Spears fan with a fork.
The rapper on Thursday dismissed reports, which stemmed from a parody social media account, that she attacked the lady with a piece of cutlery during a childhood sleepover.

Kaduna govt obtains arrest warrant against Arewa youths


Kaduna State government has obtained a bench warrant for the arrest of leaders of the coalition of Arewa youths that issued a three month notice for all Igbos in the northern part of the country to quit.

It will be recalled that a coalition of Arewa Youths had given Igbos living in all the nineteen northern states to leave by October 1, 2017, while also calling on northerners living in the south eastern part of the country to also return to the north.

Woman arrested after police find boyfriend dead in home


Police in Upstate New York say a woman who flagged down an officer after an incident with her boyfriend is responsible for her death, it was reported on Thursday.

Nicole Addimando, 29, faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of Christopher Grover, police in Poughkeepsie said on Thursday.

Gunmen Kidnap ACP, Family Members, Demand N30m Ransom


Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Adeniyi, and three of his family members.

Adeniyi is the Officer-in-Charge of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Zamfara State Police Command.

Punch Metro learnt that Adeniyi and his family were travelling back to Zamfara from Kaduna on Wednesday when the gun-trotting men flagged down their Toyota Hilux.

Man Lands In Prison For Impregnating Neighbour’s Daughter


A forty-year-old man, Yahaya Idris, has landed in prison for allegedly raping and impregnating his neighbour’s 15-year-old daughter.

Hajiya Falile Dikko of the Katsina State Senior Magistrates’ Court on Thursday directed that Idris should be remanded in the prison custody till November 6, 2017 when his case would come up for mention.

Sergio Aguero involved in car crash in Amsterdam (Photos)

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in a serious car accident in Amsterdam, Holland.
The taxi in which the 29-year old was travelling reportedly crashed into a lamp post, according to Skysports UK.

Aguero is understood to be suffering from broken ribs.

I’ll open up on 2015 poll at the appropriate time - Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan says in due course, he will open up on what transpired in the 2015 general election, which saw the transfer of power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Jonathan said this when he received the forum of ex-speakers of state houses of assembly in Abuja.

Untreatable ‘super malaria’ spreads across southeast Asia


Scientists have raised fresh alert to the rapid spread of ‘super malaria’ in South East Asia, which they say pose a global threat to efforts to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease.
They fear that this dangerous form of the malaria parasite has become untreatable with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended drug-of-choice, Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT).

The researchers from the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok in their study published in The Lancet Infectious warned that the menace is spreading. It emerged in Cambodia but has since spread through parts of Thailand, Laos and has arrived in southern Vietnam.

Controversial Society Lady, Rosemary U. Osula-Uku (Rosula), In N1.9bn Debt Mess


Controversial society lady, Rosemary U. Osula-Uku (Rosula) is in the news again. She is currently swimming in a pool of N1.9b debt.

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered her company, Ziklagsis Network Limited, to pay the admitted debt of N1. 906, 732, 758. 66 billion to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

18-year-old boy suspended for proposing to his 16-year-old girlfriend in High School (photos)

18-year-old boy suspended

Two high school pupils’ excitement at a marriage proposal on the school grounds captured on video has been cut short.

Mduduzi Tlou, 18, proposed to his 16-year-old girlfriend (whose name is withheld because she is underage) at Tholulwazi Secondary School in Tsakane, Ekurhuleni, last week, with the video going viral on social media.

Prostitute Leaks Photos of Herself And a Married Man to His Wife Just to Blackmail Him


Hmetro Zimbabwe, reports that a prostitute leaked her photograph with a married lover in order to extort money from him.

Trisha Dzuro, who brags over snatching married men, is alleged to have asked a freelancer photographer at Zindoga Shopping Centre to capture her downing ‘wise waters’ with her married lover Taperesu Zhou recently.

FG explains why it labelled IPOB a terrorist group


The Federal Govern-ment, yesterday, disagreed with the United States of America on the status of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

It described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable” the position of the US government over Nigeria’s declaration of the organisation as a terrorist group.

Toddler shoots playmates at daycare


Two toddlers were hospitalised in critical condition after a playmate accidentally shot them with a loaded gun at a daycare in the US state of Michigan.

Police in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn said the child managed to get a hold of a loaded gun on Wednesday inside a private home that functioned as a daycare.

Drama as juju priest blocks shell gate in Port Harcourt


Facebook user, Allwell Ene shared a photo of Juju priest who was allegedly hired by 3 communities in Port-Harcourt to block Shell’s gate.

According to him,the communities resorted to using the juju man after the multi-national oil company refused to obey a court order.

Peter Okoye Celebrates The “Okoye Wives”, Makes Them His #WCW


Peter Okoye has subtly shut down rumours of the Okoye wives being behind PSquare split. Posting a photo collage of their wives,he called them strong women as he made them his #WCW. .

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Anambra: 13,000 Families To Receive N5k Monthly Stipend


No fewer than 13,000 households in Anambra State have been shortlisted for the N5,000 monthly stipends in the cash transfer programme initiative for the poor and vulnerable in the state.

The programme is one of the Federal Government’s initiative under the Social Investment Programme, SIP, aimed at alleviating poverty for the poorest and vulnerable in the society.

China reportedly Ordering Muslims to Hand in Qurans or Face Punishment


Reports from China claim authorities are asking Muslims in the country to hand in their religious items, including Qurans and prayer mats, or else face “harsh punishments.”

Dilxat Raxit, of the exile World Uyghur Congress, said members of the ethnic Uyghur, Kazakh, and other clans have been asked to hand in their Islam-related items. He said:

Azuka Ogujiuba Releases 'Damning' Evidence to Show Tonto Dikeh Lied Against Churchill (Photos+Video)


Nigerian journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba who was attacked yesterday by actress Tonto Dikeh for alleging that the actress lied against her estranged husband, Olakunle Churhill has made good her promise by releasing damning evidence to show that Tonto actually lied against her ex-husband.
 

Exposed: Hidden Assets Of Serving Nigerian Governor Uncovered In Offshore Tax Havens


Secret assets belonging to the current governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, have been uncovered in offshore tax havens, including the notorious British Virgin Islands.
 
The discoveries were made as Premium Times Times continues to scrutinize the over 11 million Mossack Fonseca documents contained in the sleaze dossier now known worldwide as the Panama Papers.
 

Why FCT Police will Engage in Rigorous Stop, Search Exercise


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has said it is embarking on rigorous stop and search exercise because of the rising incidence of car theft in Abuja.

The command stated that the vigorous stop-and-search operation will be mainly carried out along highways of the City centre to check the criminality.

Married actor Wood Harris impregnates his mistress after hiding marital status for 7 months

Married actor Wood Harris impregnates his mistress after hiding marital status for 7months

American actor, Wood Harris, best known for his role as the drug kingpin 'Avon Barksdale' on the HBO crime drama 'The Wire', is presently expecting a child with his mistress.

Senate approves death sentence for kidnapping

Dr. Bukola Saraki

THE Senate has approved death sentence for abduction, wrongful restraints or wrongful confinement for ransom.

The upper chamber also approved 30 years jail term for anybody that colluded with an abductor.

This followed the passage of a bill on abduction, wrongful restraints or wrongful confinement for ransom.