Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Real Madrid 'Considers' Big Money Move for Tottenham Star Striker, Harry Kane

Real Madrid are considering a summer bid for Tottenham striker Harry Kane and are not deterred by the potential €200million (£177m) price tag, according to Spanish website Don Balon.
President Florentino Perez has been looking for a marquee striker for years, but the much-maligned Karim Benzema has held his place after winning favour with Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Nigerian pastor finds marijuana planted in his car after dreaming of being arrested over drug possession

US Based Nigerian Man Recounts How He Was Saved From Being Arrested For Drug Possession

A US based Nigerian man identified as Wisdom Madukwe, has shared an interesting story of how he was saved from being arrested for drug possession.

Robbers ambush Ogun monarch

The traditional ruler of Owode-Egba in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Kolawole Sowemimo, has been attacked by armed gang and robbed of his valuables.

The monarch was ambushed by a three-man robbery gang around 8:45p.m. on Sunday while returning from Abeokuta, the state capital. He was said to have run into the gang at a spot near the Daywaterman College on the Abeokuta-Siun road.

Las Vegas massacre: Woman claims she was saved by her Apple iPhone 7 Plus

According to a Metro UK report, an American woman has revealed that her life was saved by her pink iPhone which stopped a bullet during the Las Vegas massacre on Sunday night.

She showed her phone to a taxi driver who drove her home after the shooting and took the picture above of the damaged device.

50-year-old impersonates policeman,extorts N53k from Hausa traders

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 50-year-old applicant, Rotimi Ajakaye, at Kirikiri Prisons after he pleaded guilty to charges of extortion and impersonating a policeman.

Earlier, Police Prosecutor Clement Okuoimose told the court that the accused, who resides in Agege area of Lagos, committed the offence on Sept. 25 at Ayobo, Lagos.

3 billion Yahoo accounts hacked

An estimated three billion Yahoo accounts were compromised during a data breach in 2013, the company said on Wednesday.

The figure tripled the number revealed by the company in 2016.

The revised figure was issued after Yahoo admitted in December that over 1 billion users’ data, including names, email addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth had been impacted by the August 2013 breach.

Why I turned down PSG for Arsenal – Lacazette

Arsenal striker, Alexandre Lacazette has disclosed that he had the chance to join French giants, Paris Saint-Germain from Lyon.

Lacazette said the reason he turned down PSG was because he wanted to test himself in another league.

Resume Or Resign Protest: Charly Boy Files N500m Suit Against Police

Activist musician and convener of OurMumuDonDo movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has filed a suit at a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja on the violation of his rights to dignity of the human person, freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association following the alleged attack by the police during the Resume or Resign protests in August 8, 2017 in Abuja.

Three men to be flogged for loitering in Abuja

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered that three men should be given six lashes of cane each for loitering at the Hill Top Garden, Abuja.

Daniel Lucky, Aliyu Ahmed and Badiru Lawal were arraigned for constituting nuisance at a black spot.

The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, warned them to desist from crime.

South East Politicians Are Cowards, Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer Explodes In New Interview

Issa long read though! Not too long but atleast you will know his stand about Kanu's cause and his whereabout.

Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, a lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, enraged with politicians in Southeast for taking sides with the Nigerian government on the proscription of IPOB, has labelled all politicians especially Governors as cowards for not supporting the demands for IPOB.

Gunmen abduct Edo musician, Osayomore, shoot wife

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a popular musician, Mr. Joseph Osayomore, in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.

Osayomore was said to have been whisked away by the abductors at Orovie village, off Upper Ekehuan road, at about 10pmon Tuesday.

(Photos)Two women declared wanted for robbing men at upscale Manhattan hotels

Two lounge-hopping women targeted men staying at swanky Manhattan hotels, and robbed them once the men fell asleep, cops said.

Police on Tuesday released photos of the suspects, who targeted three tourists over a six-day stretch in August.

UEFA charges Spartak Moscow over alleged racial abuse against Liverpool

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UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Spartak Moscow for alleged racist abuse during a Youth League match against Liverpool.

Liverpool complained to UEFA over alleged abuse aimed at winger Bobby Adekanye during a 2-1 defeat for the Reds on September 26.

Manchester United ban Paul Pogba from playing basketball

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Manchester United have banned midfield maestro Paul Pogba from playing basketball in his spare time, according to reports.

The club are worried that the Frenchman’s antics on the court could cause further injuries to his hamstrings, with the 24-year-old currently sidelined for at least the next few weeks.

Nigeria will soon drink her crude oil – Oby Ezekwesili

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Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says Nigeria will be forced to drink her crude oil very soon.

She said the country risks losing its grip on crude oil as its economic mainstay if it fails to diversify its economy.

Ezekwesili said this while speaking on Tuesday at the 2017 civil engineering conference organised by the Abuja chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE).

FIFA rejects Adrien Silva transfer to Leicester from Sporting Lisbon

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FIFA has rejected Leicester’s request to sign Adrien Silva from Sporting Lisbon.

Leicester thought they had beaten the August 31 deadline to sign Silva as a replacement for Danny Drinkwater, whose move to Chelsea was also confirmed after the 11pm cut-off.

The FA immediately forwarded the deal to FIFA’s Transfer Matching System, which was rejected by the world governing body because the deadline had passed.

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero out for six weeks with rib injury – doctor

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Sergio Aguero is likely to be out of action for a minimum of six weeks, according to a doctor of the Argentina national team.

The Manchester City striker broke his rib in a car crash while returning home from a concert in Amsterdam last Thursday and missed his side’s 1-0 victory at Chelsea the following weekend.

Senate probes Nigerian Army over arbitrary dismissal of officers

The controversial dismissal of 38 officers of the Nigerian Army is now a subject of Senate investigation, after one of the affected officers, Abdulfatai Mohammed, petitioned the legislature. 

 Mr. Mohammed’s petition was received by the Senate through Ovie Omo-Agege, APC-Delta, on July 19 this year.

Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyer in Trouble as Colleagues Call for His Arrest with Other Members of IPOB

Legal practitioners, under the aegis of Lawyers of Conscience (LAWCONS) have called for the immediate arrest of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other persons working for the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra.

The group said it was an insult on the side of the Nigerian government that the now labeled-terrorist group, IPOB led by Kanu could have the mind to file a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for an order directing the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce its leader in court.

US Expels Cubans After Mysterious 'Attacks' on Diplomats

The US is expelling 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington because the government in Havana failed to protect US diplomats who have suffered mysterious “attacks” at their own embassy in Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.

The State Department delivered a diplomatic note Tuesday to the Cuban embassy in Washington ordering 15 listed Cubans to leave the United States within seven days.

Fashion Designer caught robbing a family in his own neighborhood

Adeshina Adeyemi, a 23-year-old fashion designer, who was arrested while fleeing from a robbery scene, yesterday said he only accompanied his friend to the operation.

According to The Guardian, the suspect, identified as Adeshina Adeyemi, confessed to have accompanied his friend whom he identified simply as Chibuzo, to operate at a building behind his, in Adeniran Ajao Estate, Maryland, at the weekend.

Masquerades arrested for robbing residents in Lagos

Masquerades Arrested For Robbing Residents In Lagos

The Lagos state police have arrested some masquerades for robbing and exhorting residents at the Elere area of Agege, Lagos.

Father Accidentally Shoots His Son Dead While Cleaning His Gun (Photos)

A Florida man has fatally shot his son while cleaning a gun, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. The man's 22-year-old Joshua Alan Jordan died Saturday.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says Joshua's father, John Jordan, was cleaning his .45-caliber handgun at a Port Charlotte home after returning from a local gun range in Punta Gorda. The firearm discharged and struck Jordan.

Police arrest Uber drivers who specialized in robbing female clients at night

Lagos Uber Drivers Arrested By Police For Robbing Female Customers At Night

Two Uber drivers, Fosta Rufus, 30, and Franklin Jogbodo, have been arrested by Lagos state police, for robbing their female customers of their valuables at gunpoint.

According to the Special Anti Robbery squad boss, Mohammed Sanusi, picked up their targets around Lekki, Ajah and Victoria Island areas of Lagos.

Landlord Moves To Evict Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Over Alleged Failure To Pay Rent

The Federal Ministry of Information under the supervision of Alhaji Lai Mohammed has been given a one-week notice to vacate its Abia State Division office for its alleged failure to pay rent for two years.

The landlord of the property, through his lawyer, Adizua Okoroafor, served a quit notice on the ministry.

Uber drivers arrested for allegedly robbing female clients at night

The Lagos State police command has arrested two Uber drivers who specialised in robbing women of their valuables at gunpoint.

The drivers, Fosta Rufus, 30, and Franklin Jogbodo, according to the Special Anti Robbery squad boss, Mohammed Sanusi, picked up their targets around Lekki, Ajah and Victoria Island areas of Lagos.

This is the second of such arrest of Uber drivers in Lagos. It was gathered that the suspects were accused of robbing their victims of valuables such as jewelry, expensive phones and cash, and their victims are mainly ladies who go out at night.

EFCC to recover nine Dubai properties from ex-PPMC boss

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has initiated fresh moves to ensure nine Dubai properties worth about N1.6bn, traced to a former Managing Director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company, Mr. Haruna Momoh is forfeited to the federal government of Nigeria.

The EFCC has already obtained an interim forfeiture order from a Federal High Court in Lagos to seize Momoh’s properties.

M.I Abaga Celebrates His 36th Birthday Today

Jude Abaga (born 4 October 1981), better known by his stage name M.I or M.I Abaga, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist and record producer. He has been the CEO of Chocolate City since June 2015.

Woman who stabbed her friend to death slicing baby from her body gives bizarre reason

A Bronx woman accused of killing her childhood friend and slicing her baby from her womb told jurors Tuesday that she actually thought the little girl was hers.

Ashleigh Wade, 22, who is accused of performing a crude caesarean section on Angelikque Sutton after plunging a knife into her pregnant friend last November, testified that she ripped the baby out of Sutton's stomach because "she couldn't have any more children die so I had to save her."

Only puppets and cowards need so many friends - Liz Anjorin

Actress Liz Anjorin has taken to IG to pen her thoughts on women and their need to keep lots of friends.

According to the actress no one needs so many friends., as friends these days are filled with hate.

She wrote:

PSP waste managers, Lagos settle court case

The Incorporated Trustees, Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria, also known as Private Sector Participation operators of wastes, say the dispute between the body and the Lagos State Government has been resolved.

The PSP waste managers, numbering about 350, had filed a lawsuit at the Lagos State High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square, challenging their sacking by the state.

Lagos hoodlums vandalise 150 vehicles over a girlfriend

Hoodlums in Lagos have destroyed properties worth millions over a woman.
According to reports, there was a bloody clash between two factional gangs in a neighbourhood in the Idi Araba and Olorunishola communities in the Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Girlfriend Of Las Vegas Shooter Arrives US For Questioning

62-year old girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter, Marilou Danley, is in the United States for questioning. She arrived the US from the Philippines on Tuesday evening.

Danley, is being followed by the FBI in Los Angeles where she will be questioned.

Sacked First Bank Staff protest in Lagos


Staff of First Bank, who reportedly lost their jobs unjustly took to the streets to protest against their employers in Lagos state. They were seeking the payment of their benefits.

Super Eagles Coach Rohr Speaks on Plan Against Zambia

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has claimed that his team will not underrate Zambia when the two teams face off at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in a World Cup qualifying game.

The Super Eagles currently sit at the summit of group B with ten points from four games. And they host a 'much better' Wedson Nyirenda’s side as they aim for a victory which would seal their place in Russia next year.

I Stayed in Bad Relationships, Attracted the same types of Men – Dayo Amusa


Nollywood filmmaker, Dayo Amusa has disclosed her view about women, who are held in bad relationships, thinking they can fix things. According to Ms. Amusa, those women blame themselves for each and everything that goes wrong, when their men refuse to change.

"I used to be a fixer. I stayed in bad relationships, attracting the same type of men—men who needed to be fixed.

138 Nigerians deported from Libya


Not less than 138 Nigerians on Tuesday voluntarily returned to the country from Libya with the help of the International Organisation for Migration.

The returnees, who were received by the officials of the National Emergency Management Agency with the help of other agencies, were said to have been stranded in Libya following failed attempts to cross over to Europe.

Fresh Arrests Loom in INEC as EFCC Probes 20 States

The South-South geopolitical zone has recorded the highest number of people who took part in the Continuous Voter Registration between the months of April and September 2017, Punch reports.

This is according to the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who also disclosed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was already probing the commission’s officials in 20 states over alleged electoral fraud.

Nigerian Lawyer Floats 24hrs Free Online Legal Services Platform

Enyioma Madubuike - a young legal practitioner and powerful game-changer is charting a new course with a colleague to increase the awareness level about the justice system in Nigeria by taking his services to door steps for free.
The brilliant University of Ibadan law graduate has floated an initiative - which taps into the present digital age. This, according to him will go a long way in encouraging the commoners seek redress in court whenever they feel their rights have been abused as well as the general orientation of people towards making the society safer.

Boko Haram Affects Fight Against Malaria In Adamawa

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Health officials in North-eastern Nigeria have expressed concern that the Boko Haram insurgency is seriously affecting the fight against malaria in the region.

The Adamawa State Commissioner for Health, Fatima Atiku, disclosed this on Tuesday at a media orientation workshop organised for journalists in the state.