Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Lionel Messi Out of Super Eagles Friendly Match

Argentina captain Lionel Messi will not play against the Super Eagles when both sides clash in an international friendly on November 14.

However, Messi will play the friendly against Russia on November 11 at the reopening of the Luzhnikí stadium in Moscow.

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Loses First Son

Mr. Jide Tinubu, the first son of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progessives Congress (APC), is dead. The sad news was made public by Chairman of APC in Lagos, Otunba Henry Ajomale in short statement on Wednesday.

Copyright: US-based model demands N75m compensation from Wema Bank

An American-based Nigerian model, Nneoma Anosike, has sued Wema Bank plc at a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged infringement of her intellectual property.

The plaintiff, who is a 2014 brand Ambassador of Pepsi Cola Nigeria, sued through her father, Mr Frank Anosike, as lawful attorney, claiming N75 million against the bank as general damages for passing off her services.

Tyson Fury eyes fight with Anthony Joshua, seeks Trump’s support

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has asked US President Donald Trump to walk him to the ring as he mulls “the biggest fight ever” against reigning IBF and WBA champion Anthony Joshua.

28-year-old Joshua defended his titles against Carlos Takam in Cardiff and either WBO champion Joseph Parker or WBC champion Deontay Wilder appear the most likely next opponents.

FIFA World Cup Trophy arrives Nigeria March 3

The Original FIFA World Cup trophy, which Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.

NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, said on Wednesday that FIFA has confirmed Nigeria is among the countries where the iconic trophy would be visiting before next year’s major showpiece.

Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont rejects Spanish court summons

Sacked Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont’s lawyer confirmed Wednesday that his client will spurn a Madrid court summons to be grilled about alleged rebellion and sedition in his quest for independence.

“He will not go to Madrid and I have suggested that he be questioned here in Belgium,” Belgian lawyer Paul Bekaert told Spanish television channel TV3.

Jupp Heynckes ‘breathed new life’ into Bayern Munich – Franck Ribery

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has hailed to impact that Jupp Heynckes has made since returning to the club.

Heynckes arrived earlier in October after Carlo Ancelotti had been jettisoned following the 3-0 Champions League loss against Paris Saint-Germain, with Bayern toiling domestically and by no means certain of making progress in Europe.

Nwakaeme: I Can Score 20 Or More Goals This‎ Season

Anthony Nwakaeme is confident he can score not less than 20 goals this season to surpass his highest goal tally of 17 in all competition.‎

Nwakaeme scored his first league goal of the season in Hapoel Beer Sheva’s 2-1 home win over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Monday after six matches to take his tally to seven in his first 15 games in all competitions.

My husband doesn’t feed me – Woman tells court

A housewife, Fatima Muazu, on Tuesday begged a Minna Sharia Court to dissolve her marriage to Hassan Danshalele for an alleged constant beating.

Fatima also told the court that her husband no longer provides food in the house as the head of the family.

Lil Kesh Deported From The U.S

Rumor has it that Nigerian rapper, Keshinro Ololade popularly known as Lil Kesh, was recently deported from the United States, and might not be entering the country anytime soon.

The singer & indigenous rapper, was denied entry at the point of Entry with the immigration officers in USA.

Pep Guardiola’s football exciting fans worldwide – Shay Given

Pep Guardiola has Manchester City playing a “special brand” of football that is exciting fans around the world, says ex-goalkeeper Shay Given.

Guardiola’s side top the Premier League by five points, scoring 35 goals in 10 games and dropping only two points.

City finished third in the Spaniard’s first season, and spent more than £200m on new players in the summer.

I don’t have N1bn to give ex-President Jonathan – Olisa Metuh tells court

Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja not to set aside the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in his ongoing trial.

Metuh further challenged Jonathan’s insistence that the defendant must deposit with the court, for and on behalf of himself, the sum of N1billion in line with provisions of Section 241(2) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015, before he would mount the witness box.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe calls for return of death penalty

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday called for the return of the death penalty, after more than 50 people applied for the vacant position of hangman.

Capital punishment is on the statute book in Zimbabwe, but no one has been executed since 2005 when the country’s last hangman retired.

Wales boss Chris Coleman unsure over future

Wales manager Chris Coleman said on Wednesday he has “no idea” if he will stay in the job after holding initial talks with football chiefs.

Coleman’s current contract expires at the end of this month after friendlies away against France on November 10 and Panama in Cardiff on November 14.

The 47-year-old’s position has been under scrutiny since last month’s defeat to Ireland cost them a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer.

Arsene Wenger shuts door on January move for Monaco’s Thomas Lemar

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has effectively shut the door on the possibility of making a bid for AS Monaco’s Thomas Lemar next January as he’s content with the size and quality of his side.

Lemar was a major target of Arsenal’s during the close season and they reportedly agreed a club-record £90million deal for the France international on deadline day.

Rick Ross, Tuface, others to thrill fans at Calabar carnival

American Rapper, William Roberts II, a.k.a Rick Ross, Tuface, and Techno will perform at the Calabar Carnival scheduled for December 26.

Ross featured in Psquare (now splitted) musical video titled: `Beautiful Onyinye.’

Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Cross River Carnival Commission in charge of media, disclosed this on Wednesday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar.

The resurrection! – Daddy Freeze says as Instagram restores his account

Daddy Freeze just got his Instagram account back! The controversial OAP had claimed that Nigerian pastors hacked his Instagram account.

He shared a cute photo of him with his hand doing the praying sign to announce his return.

Ex-Black Star Of Ghana Abubakar Dies At 36

Ghanaian football has been rocked by the death of former international Yakubu Abubakar at the age of 36.

The former Black Star, a defensive midfielder, died in a hospital in Ghana on Tuesday.

Yemi Alade’s hit single, 'Johnny' becomes Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video on YouTube

Effyzie Music diva and songstress, Yemi Alade has broken yet another record as her music video for smash hit single 'Johnny' has now surpassed P-Square‘s 'personally' to become the Nigerian video with most views.

Earlier in the year, she became the female African artist with the highest views on a video. However, P-Square’s “Personally” still held the no. 1 spot in the country.

Nigeria Fines 23 Radio, TV Stations For Hate Speech, Vulgar Lyrics, Unverifiable Claims

Twenty three radio and television stations across Nigeria have been fined for various breaches of broadcasting rules set by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.

The NBC spokesperson, Maimuna Jimada, said in a statement that the stations were punished for hateful speech, vulgar lyrics and unverifiable claims.

Lady Beaten Black & Blue By Her Fiance Weeks After Engagement Shares Her Story

A Liberian lady- Thelma Dennis has shared her domestic violence story narrating how her fiance beat her black and blue few weeks after their engagement.She says she is sharing her story for other women to learn. So sad. The heartbreaking story and more terrible photos below...

Pakistan police arrest 7 for parading girl naked in village

Police in Pakistan have arrested eight men for parading a young woman through a village naked in connection with a dispute over family honor.

Police officer Mohammad Basharat Khan said Tuesday that the woman’s brother had an affair with a young woman from the suspects’ family. He says they forced the young woman from the rival family to strip down before parading her through the village in northwestern Pakistan last week.

Ikeja, Maryland, Ketu, Ojota to suffer blackout for 8 days

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc on Wednesday said there would be interruption of power supply to some parts of Lagos from Nov. 3 to Nov.10.

Mr Felix Ofulue, the Head, Corporate Communications, said in Lagos that the outage was part of the strategic efforts to improve power supply to consumers across the network.

World's Most Expensive Football Player, Neymar, Dresses As Joker For Halloween

World Most Expensive player, Neymar Jnr. celebrated halloween dressed as joker.
He took to his IG page to share the photos...

Video: Bbnaija Uriel 'cries', Slams Trolls Who Shamed Her For Having Saggy Boobs

Ex-Big Brother Naija star Uriel has slammed trolls who body-shamed her after she stepped out in some sexy outfit for fellow housemate, Marvis’ birthday party. 

Uriel had shared photos of her look to Mavis’ party on social media and was really surprised when she got body-shamed by some fans who said she was too fat and had saggy boobs.

Photos: Kanu Nwankwo & Diouf Visit Emir Sanusi

Kanu Nwankwo and El-hadji Diouf has visited the Emir of Kano, HRH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi ahead of the Match4IDPs which will take place in Kano on December 14. The Emir promised to support and even said he will be at the stadium to watch the match. More photos...

Nigerian Lady reportedly suspended from choir by Bishop for marrying a Muslim

Recounting what happened today in his church, a Twitter user @CharzFortune claimed that his Church’s Bishop reportedly asked a worshiper to leave the choir simply because she was marrying a Muslim.

Nigerian killer demands £25,000 after UK prison guards ‘knocked out his teeth while restraining him’

Michael Adebolajo has launched a £25,000 claim against the Ministry of Justice, after complaining he lost two teeth when he was restrained by prison officers in HMP Belmarsh in July 2013, DailyMail reports.

During the first day of the hearing today, Mr Justice Langstaff said Adebolajo ‘forms relationships easily’ and has ‘a large group of people’ looking after him in prison.

“Limit The Dick Intakes. Pity Your Future Husband. Don’t Turn That Small Town To An Express Road” – Nigerian Lady Says

A Nigerian lady identified as Opeyemi Gold took to social media to share her thoughts on pre-marital sex and how it labels girlfriends, runsgirls, oloshos as they are all fornicators”.

She however, noted that if she were a man, she wouldn’t marry a virgin neither would she walk a ‘Garbage’ down the altar.”

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We’ve Been Abandoned! — Wife Of Police Inspector Buried Alive

THE wife, four children and aged mother of the Police Inspector buried alive by hoodlums in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos have cried out to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Lagos State Commissioner of police, Edgal Imohinmi, for help.

Inspector Musa Sunday was attacked by hoodlums in Ibeju Lekki on November 29 last year while responding to a distress call along with two other policemen to repel a kidnap attempt in Osoroko part of the community.

Wild elephant kills man in Nepal

A wild elephant in Nepal killed a 35-year-old man who attempted to chase it away, Police said on Wednesday.

The man was among a group of villagers who tried to chase away a herd of four wild elephants in the village of Bhadrapur in the country’s south-east, said senior police officer Bishnu KC.

Driver Kidnaps Boss’ Brother, GF Over Loan Request

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the driver of a hotel operator on Victoria Island, William Olowoloju, for allegedly kidnapping his boss’ younger brother and the victim’s girlfriend.

Olowoloju and three others –Ayo Akinola, Segun Teluwo and one Akindamola – reportedly kidnapped the victims, Dumebi Azuka and Rebecca Omokoro, on Elegba Festival Drive, Oniru Private Estate, Victoria Island, at about 11.30pm on Saturday, October 21.

‘My expensive Mercedes G-Wagon was set ablaze by my ‘enemies’ in Lagos’ – Fayose

'My expensive Mercedes G-Wagon was set ablaze by my 'enemies' in Lagos' - Fayose

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State Governor has broken his silence over the recent fire accident that gutted his luxurious Mercedes G-Wagon in Lagos.

According to Fayose, his car was set ablaze by ‘enemies’.

'My expensive Mercedes G-Wagon was set ablaze by my 'enemies' in Lagos' - Fayose

Peter Rufai Decries American Embassy Officials’ Treatment

Former Nigeria international, Peter Rufai has raised an alarm over his encounter with some security officials of the American Embassy in Lagos last week.

According to the former Nigeria goalkeeper, he was returning from a party organised by a family member in the early hours of Tuesday, October 24 when he drove past a stationary American Embassy armoured SUV near Alaka bus stop, in Surulere area of Lagos.

Retired Nigerian Soldiers Stage Protest Over Unpaid Entitlements In Abuja

This is an ongoing protest in FCT Abuja. Some retired officers of the Nigeria Army today, being Wednesday 1st November 2017 protested in Abuja, the nation’s capital, over their unpaid entitlements.

The ‘old soldiers,’ believed to be in their 70s and 80s, chanted war songs at the Unity Fountain, Abuja. “We are soldiers, we fought for the nation, we are old now no pension,” the protesters could be heard singing.

Cossy Orjiakor In Fear As Her Dog Kills Her Neighbor’s Chicken

Cossy Ojiakor who is presently recovering from her butt surgery says her dog Bully killed her neighbor’s chicken .She asks if she should be scared ..Posting a video with the dog, she wrote:

Men Who Hypnotized A Lady And Gang Raped Her In Enugu

An ex-convict recently released from Enugu prisons, Monday Okoro who claimed he hailed from Obinkita Arochukwu Abia state and his gang member identified as Chidiebere Oke who also claimed he hailed from Onueke Village of Ebonyi state, have been apprehended by the Enugu state police command for their allegedly swindling their female victim of some amount of money and also gang raping her and later placed her on the verge of making payment to them anytime they call her.

13-Year-Old Girl Gives Chilling Details Of How Nicki Minaj’s Brother Forced Himself on Her

Finally, the former stepdaughter of Nicki Minaj’s brother, Jelani Maraj, has told how the 38-year-old allegedly forced himself on her when she was only 11 years old.

Speaking in court on Monday, the child recalled the spine-chilling account of how it all started in April 2015 when she and her mother were living with Jelani in their Long Island home.

Photos: Facebook User Shares Photo Of Himself & Friend's Girlfriend In Bed

A Facebook user has shared a photo of himself in bed with his friend's girlfriend. Though the user, John ThankGod Jnr Costlyever did not caption the photo, a particular friend asked him in the comment section who the lady was and he asked 'Hope you know the person in de photo'.

Court Dismisses Alison Diezani’s Application To Return To Nigeria

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has dismissed an application by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke urging it to compel the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, to bring her back to Nigeria.

Diezani had brought the application before the court asking to be brought back to Nigeria to defend a criminal charge bordering on alleged laundering of N450 million.

Buhari Swears In Boss Mustapha As The New Secretary To The Government Of The Federation

 President Muhammadu Buhari this morning swore in the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. The swearing-in ceremony took place inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Bill, Abuja. 

Mom Sentenced For Beating Child Who Messed Up Bible Verses

A Pennsylvania mom who went on a three day drinking binge before beating her daughter when she messed up Bible verses, was sentenced Wednesday.

Rhonda Shoffner, 41, received a sentence of 2½ to five years after pleading guilty to choking and assaulting her daughter, who was under the age of 13, on March 14.

The incident took place at the family’s home in Middletown, where the drunken mother ordered her child to kneel on the bathroom floor to recite the verses.

“It’s Part Of National Duty To Rape Women Wearing Ripped Jeans” – Egyptian Lawyer

Outrage has been sparked after a prominent Egyptian lawyer said he he believes women who wear ripped jeans deserved to be raped. The lawyer, Nabih al-Wahsh made the shocking comment during a TV panel show discussion debating a draft law on prostitution.

The conservative lawyer said it was part of the ‘national duty’ to rape women wearing such garments because they were “inviting men to harass them” as he also said that his view was even more valid if the jeans were ripped from the back.

Twin Babies Save Each Other’s Life After Hugging Themselves In The Womb

A scan has showed how Identical twins saved each other’s life by hugging themselves in the womb.  The twin babies reportedly escaped strangling each other in the womb with the life-saving hug.

According to reports, their mother Vicky Plowright, was told at her 10-week scan that the twins were monoamniotic – meaning they shared one amniotic sac which meant that their umbilical cords could become tangled, shutting off their oxygen supply and killing them both.

Igbo Woman Praises Islam After Converting From Christianity

An Igbo woman identified as Aishat Obi, has revealed her love for Islam religion after converting from Christianity. According to her, she is proud to be an Igbo Muslim despite heavy backlash which might be associated with that. Read what she shared on Facebook.

Na waoooooo I don’t even have time for my self please friends what should I do? after escaping from office work. at home my Islamic teacher will not allow Me to rest. To convert to Islam is very very easy .but to study and understand Islam is the problem to most of us.please my lovely brothers and sisters out their. No matter what you do bring out Time to study and understand the religion you are into.

Onyeka; This Is What D’banj Has To Say About Filmmaker Who Called Him ‘Broke’

Coming after Nigerian Professor/film maker took a swipe at Nigerian entertainers who he called ‘broke ass singers’ and further getting a reply from Don Jazzy, NET reached out to D’banj who was dragged into his post.

Dasuki Appears In Court, Pleads Loss Of Memory

Metuh: Dasuki appears in court, pleads loss of memory

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki has appeared in the trial of former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

However, Dasuki's counsel, Ahmed Raji (SAN) has opposed his testifying today due to loss of memory following his two years of incarceration.