Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Floyd Mayweather can’t outbox me – Amir Khan


British boxer Amir Khan has promised to give unbeaten Floyd Mayweather a tough time if given a chance to fight the retired American superstar.

While multiple world champion Mayweather is unbeaten in 50 fights, Khan has lost four times in 35 professional fights.

Man rapes, kills and dumps reverend sister’s body in a dam


A Zimbabwean reverend sister, Plaxedes Kamundiya, met her demise at a prayer shrine in Mutoko after a man allegedly pounced on her, raped and killed her.

According to Zimnews, the deceased was an official at St Georges High School. Her body was found floating in a dam after days of searching for her.

Married Man defiles 10 year old girl, claims she begged him for sex


A 27-year-old man, David Charles, was arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrate Court, Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour's 10-year-old daughter.

Charles, a father of three children, pleaded not guilty to a one count of defilement.

According to the police prosecutor, Simeon Imhonwa, the accused committed the alleged offence on April 24 at No. Aina street, Shogunle Oshodi, Lagos.

My Husband is a Lazy Man - Wife Cries Out in Court


A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan, on Tuesday dissolved a 21 year-old marriage between one Ibrahim Tajudeen and his wife Idowu over laziness and irresponsibility.

The President of the court Mr Ademola Odunade, who granted Idowu’s request for dissolution of the marriage, said a peaceful coexistence between husband and wife was necessary in any marriage.

Buhari Kicks Against Same Currency For West Africa By 2020


President Muhamadu Buhari on Tuesday in Niamey, Republic of Niger, urged member countries of the Economic Community of West African States to to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020.

He cited the challenges faced by the European Union in realising the same goal to buttress his position.

Girl, 11 Will Know On TV If She Was Impregnated By Her Step Father Or Brothers

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A Ukranian schoolgirl is to learn the DNA results revealing whether she was made pregnant aged 11 by a close family member on a disturbing live TV show.

The controversial programme is DNA testing Tanya Luchishin's stepfather Ivan Eremin, in his 30s, her brother Volodya, 15, and her half-brother Viktor, 17, all of whom strenuously deny paternity

NLC Reacts to Buhari’s Order for the Immediate Sack of Maina


President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for taking the bold step to order the immediate disengagement from service of Abdulrasheed Maina, a former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force.

In a terse statement on Monday, Wabba described the manner of Maina’s re-engagement and posting as Director to the Ministry of Interior as an affront to law and procedure; an insult to Nigerians; and a mockery of Mr President’s fight against corruption.

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian begin preparations for their big day


Tennis star, Serena Williams is secretly planning to wed the millionaire entrepreneur father of her baby daughter in a romantic ceremony in New Orleans, this has been learnt.

DailyMailTV recently report exclusively that the new mom Serena and Reddit co-founder fiancé Alexis Ohanian took a private jet day trip from her Florida home to meet with their wedding planner in the Big Easy early Monday morning.

Lindelof could be the next Vidic for Manchester United – Giggs


Ryan Giggs has urged Manchester United fans not to write off Victor Lindelof, pointing to Nemanja Vidic as an example of a player who has become a star after a slow beginning.

After Phil Jones was injured in the first half of Saturday’s shock 2-1 away defeat against Huddersfield Town, Lindelof came off the substitutes’ bench for what was only his second Premier League appearance.

Former Wrestling Champion, Power Uti Arraigned for Allegedly Killing His Wife and Disrespecting Her Corpse


A renown wrestler, John Eke Uti a.k.a. Power Uti, was on Tuesday brought before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly killing his wife, Toyin,

Uti, 55, was arraigned before Magistrate Bola Folarin-Williams on a two-count of murder and disrespect of corpse.

Everton want Carlo Ancelotti to replace Ronald Koeman as fans kick against Ryan Gigg

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Everton are interested in making Carlo Ancelotti their new manager after sacking Ronald Koeman yesterday, according to a report.

The Sun claims that the 58-year-old would be open to managing the Merseyside club but he will only take on the job if Paul Clement becomes his assistant manager at Goodison Park.

74-year-old man walks around wearing sign to find kidney for wife


A 74-year-old Utah man is going the distance to save his wife’s life.

Wayne Winters is searching for a kidney for his wife by walking the streets of Utah wearing a sign that says “need a kidney 4 wife” in big, red letters.

The stunt has turned the heads of many drivers and thousands of people online who want to help Winters and his wife.

For me racism is like terrorism – Salomon Kalou

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Ivorian international Salomon Kalou has revealed why Hertha Berlin players knelt before a German Bundesliga game in protest against racism nearly two weeks ago, which he compared to terrorism.

The 32-year-old and his Berlin team-mates made news with their actions prior to a 2-0 league defeat to FC Schalke, with every starter kneeling on the pitch.

Two homosexuals wed in Kenya (Photos)


Two gay Kenyan men identified as Kamau and Njoroge tied the knots recently in a colorful wedding in Nairobi, in presence of their family and friends.

Woman jailed for falsely claiming soldier raped her


A woman who falsely claimed she was raped by a soldier after he “rejected her” has been jailed for five years.

Rebecca Palmer, 26, from Royal Wootton Bassett, made the allegations against a soldier based in Tidworth, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.

Leicester speed up recruitment plans after Everton sack Ronald Koeman

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Leicester are accelerating their plans to appoint a new manager in the wake of Everton’s decision to sack Ronald Koeman, Sky Sports reports.

Officials at both clubs fear they could be targeting the same candidates in their recruitment process with Leicester looking for a replacement for Craig Shakespeare.

Reason Zimbabwe has a 'Minister of WhatsApp'

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe created a new ministry two weeks ago to deal with cyber security. The ministry's full title is Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation.

A fake letter with the signature and letterhead of the newly appointed cyber minister - Patrick Chinamasa - instructed all WhatsApp group members to register with the ministry by November.

Suspended Leonardo Bonucci To Miss Juventus Clash


AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci has been banned for two matches following his red card during Sunday’s 0-0 draw against Genoa, ruling him out of Wednesday’s game at Chievo and a reunion with former club Juventus this weekend.

Buhari’s sack of Maina ‘an afterthought’ — Fayose


The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the immediate disengagement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdullahi Maina, an afterthought, saying; “The President only acted to save his face from the global embarrassment caused him by the outcry of Nigerians on the news of Maina’s reinstatement.”

Governor Fayose demanded the immediate arrest and trial of Mr. Maina as well as sack of all those who perpetrated his reinstatement, which he described as fraudulent and shameful.

Leicester ‘reluctantly accept’ FIFA decision on Adrien Silva registration

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Leicester City have “reluctantly accepted” FIFA’s decision to stop the club from registering Adrien Silva until January.

The Foxes had hoped to sign the Portugal midfielder from Sporting Lisbon on deadline day, but FIFA said they missed the Transfer Matching System registration deadline by 14 seconds.

EFCC begins manhunt for ex-pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced a search for recently dismissed Federal Civil Servant, Abdulrasheed Maina, who was also former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms.

Maina has reportedly been on EFCC wanted list for about two years.

Governor Ortom slams N10 billion suit against newspaper editor over alleged slander

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is claiming the sum of N10 billion as damages against the Editor-in-Chief of Nigerian Concord, Aare Abiodun Oluwarotimi, for making disparaging publications against his person.

Counsel to Governor Ortom, Barr. Andrew Wombo, who disclosed this in a chat with newsmen shortly after a court proceeding at the State High Court, on Tuesday, maintained that the defendant had a case to answer in the matter.

Cheating isn't when you sleep with another woman who is not your wife - IK Ogbonna


Actor IK Ogbonna, has com e under the wrath of many following his views in infidelity.

In a new interview the actor said cheating on one's wife has nothing to do with sleeping with someone else.

Death is the only solution to my pain - HIV Positive mum of three


Mrs. Rakiya Zuberu an HIV positive mum of three has shared her story with TOLUWANI ENIOLA where she opened up about her status and being infected by her late husband.

Tell us about yourself.
I am from the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. I am 35 years old. I got married at the age of 15. It was not that I desired to get married at that age. As a little girl, there was little I could do to stop the marriage. My father had the final say. Shortly after I was born, my mother parted ways with my father; so, she left me with my father. I lived with my father and my step-mother. I have three children. Two of them are HIV positive.

‘Everybody is joining music for the wrong reasons’ – Femi Kuti says, insists that the drug/substance abuse problem in Nigeria has to be tackled now


Femi, the eldest son of afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, gave his opinion on ‘artistes’ who join the music industry for the wrong reasons and the drug abuse problems arising in Nigeria. This was all said during a recent interview with HipTV.

On People joining the music industry for the wrong reasons, he said,

‘Bukola Saraki’s Daughter Marrying A Christian Man Will Affect Him Politically’- Nigerian Man


According to a Nigerian man, Nurudeen Adeyemi,Senator Bukola Saraki’s daughter marrying a christian will affect him politically.

Adeyemi took to his Facebook page to write a long post about the wedding of Bukola Saraki’s daughter to Adeniyi Olukoya, a prince from Ogun State.

The concerned man wrote;

Baba, Maina, Idris and other stories by Reuben Abati


“I hear say our Sai Baba don return from Turkey”

“Did you hope that he would stay there permanently? He went for the D-8 meeting, and he is bound to return.”

“D-8 meeting. I have been thinking about it. We are supposed to be a secular country but internationally, we have continued to engage with Muslim countries. We belong to the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and also the D-8. Internationally, we are effectively a Muslim country.”

Viral photo of an invitation card for an event hosted by the office of special assistant on tricycles in Kano state

Viral photo of an invitation card for an event hosted by the office of special assistant on tricycles in Kano state

I don’t know where Nnamdi Kanu is – Senator Abaribe replies fed govt


Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said he is not aware of the whereabouts of the embattled leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Recall that Senator Abaribe stood as a surety for Nnamdi Kanu but failed to produce him in court on October 17 for the continuation of his trial.

Dangote rakes in 93% of Nigerian Cement profits


Nigeria’s 3 largest cement companies made a total profit of N207 billion as at the 3rd quarter of 2017. Of this sum. Dangote Cement was responsible for 93% of the industry’s entire profit.

Dangote Cement which is Nigeria’s largest cement company by production volume made N193 billion in profits for the period ended September 2017, a 45% increase compared to N133 billion made the prior year. Lafarge Africa made N13.4 billion for the period ended September 2017, an improvement from the N40 billion loss made the corresponding period in the prior year. Sokoto Cement also known as (Cement Company of Northern Nigeria) had the biggest jump in profits. The company’s profit after tax jumped massively by 175% from N727 million in 2016 to N2 billion in 2017.

Prophet Emmanuel Chukwudi, Predicts Winner Of Anambra Governorship Election


The General Overseer, King of King Deliverance Church Gbonum-Ulepa Ntezi, Ebonyi State‎, Prophet Emmanuel Chukwudi, has said  the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze will win the state election come November 18.

R Kelly's ex claims she was starved and forced to have sex with other women in his bondage


One of R Kelly's ex-girlfriend's who recently spoke to Buzzfeed opened up about her time in Kelly's alleged 'cult', according to her she was physically abused by the singer, and was forced to have sex with other women. 

Jones told the Rolling Stone that she met Kelly in 2011 at an after-party for a concert in Dallas - and that the two quickly began texting regularly. 

About two months later, she claims that Kelly, who is now 50, paid to meet Jones and upon meeting, immediately started masturbating in front of her. 

Buhari felicitates with `Baba Ijebu’ at 82


President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Ogun businessman Chief Kesington Adebutu as the philanthropist clocks 82 on Oct. 24.

The President in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Tuesday, lauded Adebutu’s contributions to the growth of the economy.
Buhari also lauded Adebutu for providing jobs to thousands of Nigerians, especially the youth.

Vigilante Member Kills Self In A Bid To Test Bulletproof Charm


A member of a vigilante group has lost his life after testing a bulletproof charm. It seems he had patronized fortune-tellers and soothsayers before the unfortunate incident.

Audu Maikare, Matazu from Local Government Area of Katsina State reportedly killed himself with a dane gun in a bid to test a bulletproof charm.

FIFA tells Zambia to stop pretesting and accept loss to Nigeria

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News coming out of Zambia is that FIFA has thrown out Zambia’s protest regarding the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo.

The Football Association of Zambia protested after they felt that referee Joshua Bondo was not fair in his handling of the match.

Gambian minister ‘never called for resignation of Togolese president’

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Gambia’s Foreign Ministry has backtracked on its position relative to the political crisis in Togo. The sector minister was on record to have said Togolese president Faure Gnassingbe had to resign immediately.

But in a statement on Monday, the Ministry said it was up to the people of Togo to find a solution to what is largely an internal affair. The statement stressed that both countries are still bonded by strong ties.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe ‘would have rejected UN role’ – spokesman

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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe did not know he had been appointed World Health Organisation goodwill ambassador and would anyway have rejected the role that has since been rescinded, state media reported Tuesday.

The WHO reversed its decision on Sunday to award the 93-year-old the honour to help fight disease after widespread uproar around the globe.

DSS must release me before I can testify for Olisa Metuh – Sambo Dasuki


The detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the subpoena served on him to testify in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh.

Dasuki’s lawyer, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), informed Justice Okon Abang on Monday that his client had filed an application to that effect on October 20 and that same had been served on all the parties to the case.

Court remands two in prison for allegedly cloning Governor Ambode’s number


A Lagos State High Court, on Monday, remanded Rilwan Jamiu and Balogun Oyewole, in prison for cloning the Globacom telephone number of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, and sending a text message to the Accountant General, Mrs. Umar Abimbola, asking her to pay N50m into an account.

Egypt arrests 12 suspected militants southwest of Cairo

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Egypt’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested 12 suspected militants in a province southwest of the capital Cairo, a few days after authorities officially announced that at least 16 policemen were killed in a brazen ambush by militants.

The ministry says in a statement Tuesday the militants were “cadres” of Hasm, which authorities say is a breakaway faction of the Muslim Brotherhood that has targeted security troops in past years in a series of brazen attacks.

Justin Bieber Trespasser Arrested At His Home


A Justin Bieber fan was arrested at the singer's Beverly Hills home yesterday after cops say she wandered onto the property looking for the singer for the third time this week.

Cops got a call to the home around 7:30Pm and she was detained by his security guards until officers arrived.

Ryan Giggs interested in Everton and Leicester managerial vacancies


Ryan Giggs has confirmed he would be interested in the managerial vacancies at Leicester and Everton.

Everton sacked Ronald Koeman on Monday after a 5-2 defeat to Arsenal left them in the relegation places, while Leicester parted company with Craig Shakespeare six days earlier, when the Foxes had also slipped into the Premier League’s bottom three.

Crocodile Smile: Troops arrest bishop and 18 others for robbery, kidnapping

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Troops of the Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile II in the South-South and South-West regions have arrested a bishop, Uwah Mfon, and 18 others for armed robbery, kidnapping and cult activities in different areas of Akwa Ibom State.

Punch learnt that the suspects – some of them were identified as Saviour Friday, Nsika Udoh, Akan Monday, Abak Obong and Oyobong Frank – were arrested by troops of 2 Brigade and had been handed over to the police.

Mel B & Stephen Belafonte Divorce Crisis Deepens! Mel Is Kinda Dealing With Him So Bad


Mel B coldly boxed up and tossed out her estranged husband's stuff, this is according to Stephen Belafonte, who's not finding it funny.

Stephen says Mel packed up 10 boxes of his belongings, which he picked up on Oct. 4, but he was shocked at what was NOT in the boxes. He says he was expecting to see his personal baby pics, clothes, shoes and paperwork, but instead, saw Mel's old clothes, some crappy used towels and his step daughter Angel's clothes.

Young DELSU Graduate Becomes The Youngest King In Ijaw Nation

installation of Peremobowei Shedrack Erebulu, Aduo III, youngest Ijaw king

A young graduate of Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has become the youngest king in the entire Ijaw nation – filling the vacuum created by the death of the former monarch, HRM Capt. Lucky Erebulu, two years ago. The barrister, His Royal Majesty, Peremobowei Shedrack Erebulu, Aduo III, was presented with a staff of office on Monday, Oct 23rd (yesterday), during his official installation of as Pere of Kabowei Kingdom at the Pere’s palace in the vicinity of Patani, Delta state.

Man killed by custom officer during clash with smugglers


A man identified as Paul Ayomaya, a resident of Ajilete, in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, had fixed December for the relocation of his family to his newly-completed building in the community.

Two months before the date, he was felled by stray bullets fired by some officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at a checkpoint in the community.

Federal high court orders the release of Goodluck Jonathan’s personal physician’s passport


Yesterday, a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja ordered the interim release of the international passport of Dr. Fortune Feberesima, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s chief physician.

Fiberesima was alleged to have abused his position as the chief physician to the President in 2012, by awarding contracts valued at N258.9 million and N36.9 million respectively to a company where he had interests.

Women Charged With Killing Kim Jong-Nam Made To Revisit Crime Scene [Photos]


Two women charged with killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, are revisiting the crime scene in Malaysia.

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were at Kuala Lumpur airport this morning.

The pair are accused of rubbing the highly toxic VX nerve agent on Mr Kim's face as he waited for a flight.

Government bans the term ‘Pregnant Women’ says people should use ‘Pregnant People’ to include transgender people


THE Government has said the term “pregnant woman” should not be used in a United Nations treaty because it “excludes” transgender people.

It is the latest move to extend transgender rights but has angered some feminists who call it “making women unmentionable”.

The statement is in the UK’s submission on amendments to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

‘Start looking good and attractive if you really want to stop your boyfriend from cheating’ – South Africa-based Nigerian man tells women

24-carat melanin! How 19-yr-old Sudanese beauty with ‘glowing’ dark skin Anok Yai stole the heart of the internet


A South Sudanese student has accidentally gone viral.

Anok Yai was enjoying Howard University’s homecoming over the weekend, when a photographer noticed her and snapped some pics. Before she knew it, strangers were begging the modeling gods to give her a contract.

Senator John McCain takes swipe at Donald Trump’s military service record



Senator John McCain has taken a barely-veiled jab at President Donald Trump’s avoidance of military service, sharply escalating their war of words.

Republican McCain was interviewed by broadcaster CSPAN on the 50th anniversary of his being shot down over Vietnam, which led to his five-year stay as a prisoner in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison.

Man stabs commercial sex worker to death in Enugu


 Emmanuel Ezegwu, a student of Institute Of Management and Technology IMT, Enugu, has been arrested by the Enugu state police command for allegedly stabbing a commercial sex worker to death on Sunday, following a disagreement with her.

In a statement released by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Ebere Amaraizu,, the incident happened at 3:30 a.m. at Onuato Street, Enugu. The victim, followed Amaraizu  to his apartment , they got into an argument which led to her death. .

FIFA Best Player Award: How Rohr, Mikel Obi voted for Messi ahead of Ronaldo


The voting choices African coaches and captains made in this year’s FIFA Best Player Award, has been revealed.

Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the prize for a second consecutive year, ahead of Lionel Messi and Neymar.