Monday, 30 October 2017

I‘d sign a 10-year Chelsea contract – Alvaro Morata

Alvaro Morata says he would sign a 10-year contract at Chelsea after clarifying comments that he was unhappy with life in London.

Morata told Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport that he would not be staying in London for long as the city was “too stressful”, ahead of the Blues Champions League clash with Roma.

Egypt extends detention of man held over rainbow flag

Egyptian state security prosecutors have extended the pre-trial detention of a young man arrested on charges of “promoting deviance” after fans waved rainbow flags at a rock concert last month.

Lawyer Hoda Nasrallah says on Monday that the hearing for her client, Ahmed Alaa, took place a day earlier. The case involves another young defendant, Sarah Hegazy, whose detention has already been extended until November 13.

Neymar set for Paris Saint Germain return against Anderlecht

Paris Saint Germain didn’t miss Neymar last Friday when they swept aside Nice with a 3-0 win as the world’s most expensive player served a one match suspension.

The Brazil striker will be fresh and raring to go when he returns to the first-team line-up against Belgian side Anderlecht in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying about Russia links

A Trump campaign aide has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators probing the campaign’s possible links to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents unsealed Monday.

George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy advisor to the campaign early last year, entered the plea October 5, admitting he sought to hide contacts with a Moscow linked professor offering “dirt” on Donald Trump’s election rival Hillary Clinton.

‘Daddy Freeze is a modern day Martin Luther’ – Gbenga Aborowa

Gbenga Aborowa

Nigerian Journalist Gbenga Aborowa, has taken to Instagram to celebrate controversial Cool FM OAP, Daddy Freeze who he said is a modern day Martin Luther.

Gbenga who gave a brief introduction of who Martin Luther is, wrote;

Hollywood turns against Kevin Spacey for coming out as gay amid teen sex assault claim

There has been serious backlash from Hollywood following Kevin Spacey's controversial apology after Anthony Rapp accused  him of making a pass at him when he was 14 years old.

Drama as goalkeeper gets red card for urinating during league game

Towards the end of the National League North match, attended by 533 spectators, Crocombe was given a red card by the referee. A supporter is also believed to have reported 24-year-old New Zealander Crocombe to police.

Real Madrid ‘must work harder’ after shock Girona defeat – Casemiro

Midfielder Casemiro conceded Real Madrid are experiencing a “difficult moment” and must work harder after they suffered a stunning 2-1 defeat to Girona on Sunday.

Goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu in four second-half minutes overturned Isco’s opener as the hosts claimed a famous victory.

Romelu Lukaku untouchable in my Manchester United team – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hailed “untouchable” frontman Romelu Lukaku.

The striker made an electric start to life at Old Trafford as he scored seven times in seven Premier League outings, yet after failing to find the net in his last five matches, he has come in for some criticism.

Kenya’s President Kenyatta re-elected in disputed poll

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election.

He won 98% of the vote with turnout at just under 39% – less than half that recorded in August’s vote, according to the election commission.

Police Arrest 200 Cows in Yola

The police in Adamawa have arrested 200 Cows for invading a farmland at Yolde-Pate in Yola South Local Government Area. Adamawa police spokesman, Othman Abubakar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola that the incident occurred on Saturday.

“In collaboration with the district and village heads in the area and timely intervention of police and other vigilante members, the situation is now under control.” Abubakar said.

My Father was So Powerful That He Would Transform Into Lion, Elephant - Oba Aladejare Reveals

While speaking in an exclusive interview with Nigerian Tribune, Oba Emmanuel Adesanya Aladejare, Agunsoye II Obalufon Alayemore, who is the Alaaye of Efon Kingdom in Ekiti state, revealed that his late father was so powerful while he was alive and had so much spiritual powers that he could transform into a lion, elephant and many other animals.
When asked of the the influence of Apostle Joseph Ayo Babalola of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) fame who did a lot for Efon, the monarch who however said his father later dropped all the magic, got baptised and was renamed Solomon, said;

TB Joshua Took Advantage of Me - Jim Iyke

Nigerian actor, Jim Iyke has finally opened up on what really happened when he rolled on the floor in Prophet TB Joshua's Synagogue Church of all Nations church. The video of the incident later went viral with many people alleging that the actor was possessed and had to be cleansed.

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw To Be Held On 1 December 2017 (See Details)

As the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup builds up, Brainnews NG has drafted some briefs about the popular football game which begins on 14 June 2018.

The draw will be held on 1 December 2017 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The 32 teams will be drawn into eight groups of four.

For the draw, the teams will be allocated to four pots based on the FIFA World Rankings of October 2017.

Victor Anichebe Replaces DJ Cuppy With New White Chick (Photo)

After getting thrown out by his love, Nigerian soccer star, Victor Anichebe has finally started dating again.

After their unceremonious split, Cuppy had announced that they both agreed to stay off dating for 3months before going public about their new relationships. However, Anichebe has gone ahead with his life as he took to social media to share a photo of his cute white babe who spent the whole date tweeting about her latest catch.

See photos below...

Another Nigerian Student Allegedly Commits Suicide After Spending 13 Years To Study A Course

It was reported yesterday here that a A 16-year old 100-level student of Microbiology at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi allegedly committed suicide over poor grades. 

Now, it is been reported that another of university of Uyo, Etini Udoh allegedly committed suicide because one of his lecturers frustrated his graduation for 8 years.

President Buhari Appoints Boss Mustapha Secretary to the Government of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation. This came after the president studyied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir David Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau directly told EFCC officer in charge of Maina’s case to destroy casefile

This is according to Sahara Reporters…

Wife of Former Gombe state governor, Danjuma Goje, dies at 55

The wife of former Governor of Gombe State now Senator, Danjuma Goje, has died. According to a statement released by her son, Ahmed Mohammed, the former first lady of Gombe State died in the United States of America after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.

ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N88bn civil war damages

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has awarded N88 billion damages against the Federal Government for its failure to clear landmines and remains of explosives after the 1966-1970 civil war in the South Eastern region. In a consent judgment delivered by Justice Chijioke Nwoke today, the court ordered the Federal Government to commence clearing and evacuation of the aftermath of the civil war within 45 days.

Diezani Allison-Madueke asks court to join her as defendant in Dele Belgore’s N500m fraud case

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, on Monday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order, listing her as a party to a N500m fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged Belgore together with a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, on a five-count bordering on N500m fraud.

Cologne to pay Arsenal damages for Emirates Stadium incidents

Cologne have been ordered to pay a settlement to Arsenal over damage caused by their supporters during the Europa League tie at the Emirates Stadium last month.

UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings following the crowd trouble which overshadowed Arsenal’s 3-1 victory on September 14.

Donald Trump ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort surrenders to FBI

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has turned himself in to the FBI’s Washington field office.

It comes as the FBI is expected to bring charges as part of an investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the US election.

Zimbabwe gifts tribal chiefs 226 cars worth $6 million to ‘restore status’

The Zimbabwean government has purchased 226 Isuzu double cab four-wheel drive vehicles for tribal chiefs in the country to “improve their statuses”.

This was announced by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere ahead of the annual National Council of Chiefs Conference in Bulawayo attended by President Robert Mugabe.

Kuwaiti emir accepts resignation of government

The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the government amid a crisis with parliament, Kuwaiti media has reported.

Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah had offered the resignation of his government earlier on Monday.

Central role makes Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez more dangerous – Claude Puel

Playing Riyad Mahrez as a central attacking midfielder makes him more dangerous, according to Leicester City manager Claude Puel.

Puel took the Algeria international off his usual right flank to play behind Jamie Vardy in the Foxes’ 2-0 win over Everton on Sunday.

I would ‘consider’ Everton job – Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has confirmed he would consider the vacant Everton manager’s job, insisting he would take them “back to basics”.

Caretaker manager David Unsworth was touted as a suitable candidate to take over as Everton boss on a permanent basis following an improved display against Chelsea last week after Ronald Koeman was sacked.

Those protecting Maina are making his arrest difficult - Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says those offering protection to Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), have made it difficult for the agency to arrest him.

Magu, who did not disclose the identity of the persons allegedly protecting Maina, absolved himself of any blame in connection to the initial escape of Maina.

Spanish Prosecutor Files Charges Against Catalan Leader

The Spanish state prosecutor’s office has announced charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of funds against the sacked president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, and members of his cabinet.

The leaders of the regional government in Catalonia “have created an institutional crisis that culminated in the unilateral declaration of independence and a complete disregard for our Consitution on October 27,” said Attorney General Jose Manuel Maza on Monday.

Chelsea's Striker, Morata Regrets Leaving Juventus, Hopes for Return

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata admits he misses living in Italy and feels he should never have left Juventus to return to Real Madrid according to

The Spain international spent two seasons in Turin, winning two domestic doubles and reaching the 2015 Champions League final, before Madrid activated a buyback option in his contract, reportedly valued at €30 million, in 2016.

The Cable Reveals How FGGC Langtang Security Guard Allegedly Pimps School Girls To Men & More

This investigation is exclusive to TheCable and if this is true, there's nothing more heartbreaking!

With N5,000, or even less, one of the security guards employed to protect students at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Langtang, Plateau state, would gladly pimp the girls to strangers.

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line raked in '$72million in media values

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty line earned her a whopping '$72 million in media value in one month,' according to Women's Wear Daily.

Wanted pension boss, Maina speaks from hideout [VIDEO]

The embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has finally broken his silence.
Maina in a video already trending on social media, said he has not left Nigeria.
The former pension boss said there’s no money missing anywhere, adding that he went into hiding because some people were trying to assassinate him.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez hangout (Photos)

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez had quite a weekend away from her boyfriend, The Weeknd ...  They grabbed breakfast together Sunday morning and later attended church.

According to TMZ ,this is the 3rd sighting recently where the 2 exes have hung out ... again, with Abel nowhere in sight.

Judge Issues Chilling Warning To Parents After Teen Who Began Watching Porn Aged 12 Is Jailed

A judge has urged parents to monitor their children's internet activity after a teenager who watched pornography when he was just 12-years-old was jailed for repeatedly raping a child.

William Nicholson, who is now 19, watched explicit adult content when he was just a child and then began abusing a primary school pupil to satisfy his sexual urges aged just 14.

The girl kept her ordeal secret until 2015 where she then told a family friend about what had happened and the police were then called. 

Warri Pastor, Prophet Fufeyin gifts his wife N30million for her birthday (Photos)


For her birthday gift, Anthonia Fufeyin, the wife of the General Overseer of Mercyland Church Warri, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin got N30million from him.

Photos of the gift session shared on the preacher’s official Facebook handle came with this caption;

Police quize Osun ex-deputy Gov. Omisore, Adesiyan and others for allegedly beating up Davido’s late uncle Sen. Adeleke


A former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore has been invited by the police over an alleged attack on Senator Isiaka Adeleke in the build-up to the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2014.

The late Senator was a governorship candidate of the PDP shortly before the 2014 governorship election in Osun State.

Bodies of Olufunsho Martin, driver recovered from Lagos lagoon

Olufunsho Martins Retired Air Vice- Marshal Olufunsho Martin, Saturday, died in a lone accident with his driver on the Third Mainland bridge after his car somersaulted and plunged into the lagoon. 

A Ford Explorer Sports Utility Vehicle, in which the Air Vice Marshal Olufunsho Martins(rtd) and his driver were, was brought out from the lagoon in the early hours of Sunday, by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency , LASEMA and local divers, with both occupants dead.

Super Eagles Goalie, Carl Ikeme Shares Update About His Recovery

An update has been given concerning the health of Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia, a form of cancer of the blood that could affect his career long-term. Carl Ikeme revealed via his Twitter account that he is getting better.

“Thanks everyone, been off Twitter for a bit getting on with my treatment. But I’m ok and better and thanks for the support again”, he tweeted.

Lady Who Was Told She Had Days To Live – Set To Marry Her Childhood Heartthrob

After she was told she had just days to live, a woman is set to marry her childhood sweetheart following a miracle recovery. The 22-year-old British woman identified as Vanessa Erickson, thought she would never have her big day after her bowel erupted and she was left fighting a serious infection.

According to The Sun, Vanessa had been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in December last year and had to have major life-changing surgery to remove her bowel, which left her in hospital for 10 weeks.

What The Rich And Famous Make EVERY Day

With Adele reportedly making £45,000 a day last year from her UK company alone, and Forbes figures showing she got £144,000 daily in global earnings, Dailymail discloses how much the great and the good rake in from salaries and investments every single day.

Bill Gates: £7.1million a day

The Microsoft co-founder is said by Bloomberg to have earned £2.6 bn last year — an astonishing £7.1 m every day of the year. Also chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable foundation.

PHOTOS: Woman Crashes Her Toyota Land Cruiser On Lagos Bridge

Commander RRS, ACP Olatunji Disu and the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Dr Abdul Rasaq Balogun have rescued a young lady from a lone accident on Lekki – Ikoyi Link Bridge . She drove a brand new Toyota Land Cruiser with the registration number AAA 839 EQ at top speed and lost control, and hit the culverts, and finally blocked half of the road .

IMF Wants Nigeria to Stop Tax Holidays

The International Monetary Fund has advised the Federal Government to urgently revisit tax holidays and exemptions given to companies.

It specifically urged Nigeria to implement a reform that would see it phase out tax holidays and exemptions eroding the Company Income Tax base.

Photos: Notorious syndicate that specialised in carjacking intercepted while trying to escape into Niger Republic with vehicle they stole in Abuja

The Katsina state Command has arrested a notorious syndicate that specializes in carjacking.

The suspects, Ahmed Mohd ‘m’ of Kinkina Street, Unguwar Rimi, Kaduna state and Usman Mohd ‘m’ of Kerau quarters, Katsina state were intercepted on October 26, at Kongolam village, Katsina state border with Niger Republic trying to escape into Niger Republic with a stolen motor vehicle Toyota 4Runner with  registration No. ABJ 225 TL, which they stole from No.52 Lome Crescent, Wuse, Zone 7, Abuja  belonging to one Hajia Maryam Kinasam staff of Standard Organization of Nigeria, Abuja.

Check out this viral ”18th birthday celebration” that has got people talking

Check out this trending picture that shows a lady who can easily pass as one in her 30s celebrating what appears to be her 18th birthday.

The lady in question is seen posing in a yellow gown in front of her the inflated balloons which show that she is just 18 years old.

British Airways to Fly Nigeria’s Yams to the United Kingdom

British Airways has offered to fly Nigerian yams to the United Kingdom in a bid to sustain the export of the produce. Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this during a chat with the press in Abuja, weekend.

He said: “British Airlines just called and said they are willing to fly the yams. You know when they are leaving Nigeria they carry no cargo, it is only when Nigerians are coming back that they overload the whole place with hand luggage. So they said the luggage holes can take one or two tons of yams.

“DHL flies cargo planes into Nigeria daily, 747 planes and they go back largely empty. They have to fill the aircraft with sand bags to balance the weight. They said arrange let’s fly this thing, we will give you discounts.

‘My Instagram account has been hacked’- Daddy Freeze

Cool FM’s OAP, Daddy Freeze is no where to be found on Instagram. His account magically disappeared and he’s taken to Twitter to announce that, ‘My Instagram account has been hacked’.

“My time is up I dont want to live” – Beautiful young lady shares photo of herself taking overdose of pills

Friends, family members and Facebook users are frantic with worry after this young lady, from Chicago posted photo of herself taking overdose of pills earlier today in an attempt to commit suicide.

“My time is up i dont want to live ?good bye everyone thanks everyone who did try to help im good and will be off in a better place FLY HIGH DEASIA R.I.P” she wrote.

Photos: Man escapes alleged assassination attempt in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be hired assassins attacked a land surveyor, Comr. Eteli Tuanam Henry at his residence in Yenizuegene, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on October 25.

According to report,  police men on duty caught the suspected gunmen, who reportedly came all the way  from Delta State.