Tuesday, 7 November 2017

RifleX releases visuals for his latest Afrobeats/EMD single "Temptation" (featuring Jay Oti) starring the Tula Alfredo

Kenya’s Jemima Sumgong suspended for four years for doping

Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been suspended for four years for doping.

The 32-year-old was found to have taken banned blood booster EPO in an out-of-competition test in her home country.

Arsenal were unlucky against Manchester City – Alex Iwobi

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Alex Iwobi has declared that Arsenal were ‘unfortunate’ to lose 3-1 to Manchester City in Suna Premier League outing at Etihad Stadium claiming that the outcome didn’t reflect their true performance on this occasion.

Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero gave City a 2-0 lead before substitute Alexandre Lacazette reduced the deficit.

Jersey Island gives conditions for return of $300 million Abacha loot

The government of Jersey Island insists that the Abacha loot would not be released to Nigeria if a third party representation is brought into the picture.

The Attorney General of Jersey Island, Robert MacRae QC, disclosed this on Tuesday during the on going 7th Session of Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, holding in Vienna, Austria.

Robert Mugabe’s ousted deputy had ‘designs to seize power’ – state media

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was plotting to seize power, state media said Tuesday, the day after President Robert Mugabe sacked him in a bitter power struggle.

Mnangagwa was the leading contender to succeed Mugabe, 93, but his abrupt removal appeared to clear the way for the president’s wife Grace to take over.

Angry wife forces flight to land over ‘cheating’ husband

An enraged woman forced an airliner to make an emergency landing after she discovered mid-flight that her husband was apparently cheating on her.

The woman, an Iranian national, was travelling from Doha to Bali with her husband and child on a Qatar Airways flight on Sunday, India’s Hindustan Times reported Tuesday.

Robert Lewandowski backs struggling rival Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Robert Lewandowski has eclipsed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the race to be this season’s top-scorer in Germany, but the Bayern Munich star is backing his Borussia Dortmund rival to break his goal drought soon.

Aubameyang narrowly beat Lewandowski to become the Bundesliga’s top-scorer last season by scoring 31 goals – one more than his Polish rival.

Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic close to return from injury – Jose Mourinho

Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are close to returning for Manchester United, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Ibrahimovic has not played since April after undergoing knee surgery while Pogba has missed the last 12 games with a hamstring problem.

Lady recounts how she was almost flogged by a Reverend Father for indecent dressing

A Facebook user Vivian Emesaraonye, has recounted how she was almost flogged by Reverend Father Okwara, principal of Imo Girl's College, Owerri for what he termed indecent dressing.

Read her story below;

I’ll keep pushing for Liverpool start – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is targeting a regular place in Liverpool’s starting XI, after marking his first Premier League start for the Reds with a goal.

Oxlade-Chamberlain netted Liverpool’s third goal in their 4-1 win over West Ham on Saturday, as his side climbed to fifth with a second win from their last three league games.

Cologne to appeal UEFA sanctions over crowd trouble against Arsenal

Cologne have announced that they will appeal the UEFA punishments imposed on them for fan misconduct in the Europa League match at Arsenal in September.

UEFA hit the Bundesliga side last week with a €60,000 fine, a two-match travel ban, suspended for two years, and were told to reimburse Arsenal for damage caused after being charged with crowd disturbances, acts of damage and setting off fireworks.

Liberia election was designed to be rigged – Joseph Boakai

Liberia’s Vice-President has quietly occupied the executive backseat for 12 years, but in light of electoral fraud he believes snatched away his chance at the presidency, Joseph Boakai, is unleashing himself.

Known as Sleepy Joe for his propensity to fall asleep at public events, the second-in-command to Africa’s first elected female leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is suddenly wide awake and unafraid to speak out.

Dane accused of mutilating women in South Africa faces jail

A Danish man accused of mutilating women in South Africa and storing their genitals in his freezer has been convicted of dozens of charges.

Peter Frederiksen was found guilty of 36 offences in the Free State High Court on Monday including producing child pornography, raping a minor and conspiracy to murder, local media reported.

NDLEA arrests policeman escorting lorry load of marijuana from Kogi

The Kogi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a mobile police officer while escorting a vehicle loaded with 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp out of Lokoja.

The State Commander of the Agency, Mr. Idris Bello, told journalists in Lokoja on Tuesday that the weeds were being escorted by the policeman in a red Toyota Picnic car with Kogi State registration number KNA 185 LG when it was intercepted.

Uber bullish on Africa despite opposition from local taxi firms

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Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. is growing rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa and considering moves into more markets, despite sometimes violent opposition from metered taxi drivers, a senior executive said on Tuesday.

Uber’s service has triggered protests by rivals from London to New Delhi as it up-ends traditional business models that require professional drivers to pay steep licensing fees to do business.

Manchester United to tell Jose Mourinho to sell before he can buy in January

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will be told to offload players if he wants to add to his squad in January.

The Old Trafford board want to control costs before sanctioning more outlay on new signings.

Why I'm Positive Super Eagles Will Set A Record In Russia - Taribo West

The Super Eagles will next Friday complete their campaign in the World Cup qualifiers with a dead-rubber clash against the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
With qualification for their sixth World Cup now in the kitty, many are already looking forward to what the Nigerian national team will do in Russia.

How 42 Suspected Armed Robbers, Cultists Escaped From SARS Detention In Yenagoa

It has been revealed that about 42 suspected armed robbers and cultists detained by the Special Anti Robbery Squad cell in Yenagoa on Tuesday broke free from detention and escaped.

According to Punch Metro, a Policeman attached to the SARS, who was drafted to cordon off the facility, said that they were still taking stock of the number of inmates that had escaped.

JSS 3 Student Arrested in Nasarawa For Supporting Al-Makura's Senatorial Ambition

Hon. Gabriel Akaaka, the commissioner for environment in Nasarawa State, has ordered the arrest and detention of a 17-year-old JSS 3 student, Stephen Terlumum Tabulo, for openly declaring support to the 2019 senatorial bid of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura on facebook.

According to The Sun News, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) team of the state police command, on Monday afternoon, acting on the instructions of the commissioner of environment arrested and detained Tabulo for insisting on facebook that the Tiv people in Nasarawa South senatorial districts would vote massively for Governor Al-makura to go to the senate in 2019, a development that did not go down well with the commissioner.

Why Did Michael Emenalo Quit Chelsea Role?

Michael Emenalo has resigned from his position as Chelsea's technical director.

It is increasingly uncommon to find a head coach who negotiates their own transfers and Antonio Conte worked in conjunction with Emenalo and club director Marina Granovskaia until the former decided to quit on Monday.

Zambians mock mayor of capital Lusaka for sleeping in public

Zambians mock mayor of capital Lusaka for sleeping in public

Mayor of the Zambian capital, Lusaka, has become the butt of social media trolls after he was photographed sleeping in public.

The photo which showed Wilson Kalumba, 53, in what was a deep sleep went viral on Zambia’s social media scene – Facebook and Twitter especially.

I Never Considered Playing for Super Eagles – Tammy Abraham

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New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation.

Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the West African country.

Legendary Italian midfielder, Andrea Pirlo retires from football

Italian midfielder, Andrea Pirlo has announced he is retiring from football after playing his last game for New York City over the weekend.

The 38-year-old soccer legend won 116 caps for Italy and helped them win the 2006 World Cup.  Pirlo began his career at Brescia and also played for Inter, AC Milan and Juventus before joining the Major League Soccer side two years ago.

Liverpool’s £36m Mohammed Salah deal an ‘absolute bargain’ – John Aldridge

Liverpool’s £36 million plus capture of Mohamed Salah has been branded “an absolute bargain” by former Reds striker John Aldridge.

Jurgen Klopp bolstered an already well-stocked attacking unit over the summer by bringing the former Chelsea forward back to England.

Female suicide bombers kill six farmers in Maiduguri – Police

The Police in Borno on Tuesday said four female suicide bombers were killed while trying to sneak into Maiduguri metropolis.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Victor Isuku, in a telephone interview said that the incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in Tomsu Ngamdu community on the outskirts of Maiduguri.

Manchester City are in “unstoppable” run of form – Thibaut Courtois

Manchester City look to be in an “unstoppable” run of form but Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says there is plenty of time for his team to reel the leaders in and retain their Premier League title.

City took the early lead in the title race last season and were eight points ahead of Chelsea after the opening six games before Antonio Conte’s team went on a 13-game winning run to claim their fifth Premier League crown.

Woman loses job after giving President Trump the middle finger

A woman has been sacked from her job after a photo of her raising a middle finger at President Trump went viral.

Juli Briskman, 50, was cycling past the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, when she noticed a motorcade carrying the President and realised it was an opportunity she could not miss.

Nigeria is doomed because it's governed by warlocks, wizards and witches-Fani Kayode

Mr. 2Kay sues Eko Hotel for N500Million after getting robbed and beaten in the hotel

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Nigerian singer, Mr. 2Kay who was robbed and beaten at Eko Hotel and Suites premises in Victoria Island after a performance, has slammed the hotel with a N500million lawsuit.

Sources who spoke to LIB, said the money was needed to cover the singer’s lost items, hospital bill and other damages that were not mentioned.

Two top officials sacked by Tanzania’s President over their lack of retentive memory

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A statement released on behalf of Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, disclosed that Director of the Bukoba Municipal Council, Erasto Mfugale, and the Director of the Bukoba Rural Municipal Council, Mwantum Dau, have been sacked over their lack of retentive memory.

Japanese 'Black Widow' sentenced to death over murder of husband and two lovers

A Japanese court  has sentenced to death a one-time millionairess dubbed the "Black Widow", who tricked elderly lovers into drinking cyanide and pocketed millions in insurance payouts and inheritance.

Kyoto District Court condemned Chisako Kakehi, 70, to the gallows for the murder of three men - including one husband - and the attempted murder of another, ending a high-profile case that has gripped the country.

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter, Sharon is engaged (Photo)

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s daughter, Carrissa Sharon Oyakhilome just got engaged to her fiance. Her Mother, Anita, broke the news on her Facebook Page.

BREAKING: West Ham Appoint David Moyes As New Manager

West Ham have appointed former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes as their new manager, the struggling Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

“We believe David is the right man to turn things around and get the best out of the players at the club,” joint chairman David Sullivan said.

Trump Backs Saudi King On Corruption, Arrests

President Donald Trump expressed "great confidence" in Saudi leaders Monday amid what the kingdom describes as an ongoing anti-corruption push, writing in a tweet, "They know exactly what they are doing."

In a two-part Twitter message sent from Tokyo, Trump said he has great confidence in King Salman and the crown prince, adding some of the arrested people "have been 'milking' their country for years!"

Referees will help Manchester City win title – Wenger

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said that referees will help leaders Manchester City to win the Premier League title.

Wenger accused City forward Raheem Sterling of diving after he won a penalty in his team’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal at the Etihad on Sunday.

El-Rufai warns Shi’ites against procession in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Monday warned the outlawed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, against any form of procession in the state.

The governor said any procession by the group would amount to violating the law of the state because the IMN had since been outlawed in the state.

OAU suspends union activities over crises

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife authority have suspended the activities of its Students’ Union over what it described as frequent internal crises and alleged attacks carried out by suspected cultists on campus.

The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr. Biodun Olarewaju, made this known in a statement released on Monday.

Phone repairer receives 22 strokes of cane

A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State yesterday ordered that a 21-year-old phone repairer, Michael Adeku, be given 22 strokes of the cane for stealing four litres of palm oil.

Adeku, a resident of Yelwa Aso ‘B’, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, was convicted after pleading guilty to a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft.

Obasanjo lands UN job

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders.

The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation efforts around the world.

"Why My Marriage To Actor Saidi Balogun Crashed" - Actress Faithia Williams

Lagos ranks world’s second cheapest city

Nigeria commercial nerve centre, Lagos, has been ranked the second cheapest city in the world for expatriates.

According to a report by the Economic Intelligence Unit on Monday, Lagos which fell 16 places to 132nd place on the world priciest cities index joins Kazakhstan’s Almaty at the bottom.

Bovi narrates how man who came to help put out fire at his house, stole his phone


Ace Nigerian comedian, Bovi, has recounted how a man who came to help put out the fire that engulfed his house yesterday, stole his phone.

However according to him, the man was caught red-handed after he noticed his phone was missing. Here’s his Snapchat post;

Police Arrest 24-Year-Old Man For Killing Wife

The Police in Bayelsa State have arrested a 24-year-old man, Vincent Edwin, for allegedly killing his wife, Joy, with a machete.

The incident reportedly occurred on Sunday night at Boro Camp, Kaiama, in Kolokuma/Opukuma Local Government Area of the state.

26 dead Nigerian women found on Spanish warship

The corpses of 26 Nigerian women believed to be migrants have been discovered a Spanish warship in the Italian coast city of Salerno.

According to The BBC, a Spanish warship, Cantabria, which docked in the city, was found to be carrying 375 rescued migrants and the dead women.

First pictures of Texas gunman's sprawling, lavish mansion

This is the sprawling mansion, complete with a swimming pool, where Texas gunman Devin Kelley lived with his family before his gun rampage claimed 26 innocent lives.

Police have today been searching the lavish home in New Braunfels, Texas, 35 miles from the scene of the atrocity.

Customs Officials Allegedly Kill Two During House Raid In Ogun State

Officials of the Nigerian Customs service – have been accused of wrecking havoc on innocent citizens during house raid in Oja-Odan area in Ogun state. According to Goodhope Arise, two people were killed and others wounded during the raid.

Former Edo Company Manager Arraigned Over N7million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC , November 6 ,2017 arraigned Matthew Aluya before Justice R. Irele Ifijeh of the State High Court sitting in Ubiaja, Edo State. Aluya was alleged to have sometime in July 28, 2017 within the jurisdiction of the High Court of Edo State while being the Branch Manager of Betowan Nigeria Limited, Uromi, Edo State fraudulently converted the sum of Seven Million and Seven Thousand Four Hundred and Seventy Two Naira, Five Kobo (7, 007, 472. 05) being proceeds of sale of recharge cards property of Botowan Nigeria Limited.

Lagos Begins Arrest Of Tax Defaulters

The Lagos State Government has directed all its revenue agencies to commence enforcement of payment by all tax defaulters with immediate effect.

Popular daytime host Wendy Williams steps out makeup free in New York

54-year-old TV host Wendy Williams was pictured makeup free while heading to her TV studio in New York this morning. More photos below.

Rohr picks Omeruo, Kayode to replace Onazi, Simon as Eagles begin preparation

It is time for business in Rabat, Morocco, where members of the Super Eagles have assembled to prepare for Friday’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria and next week’s international friendly game with Argentina.Nigeria will meet Algeria in the dead rubber qualifier in Constantine on Friday and fly to Krasnodar, Russia for the friendly with Argentina on November 14.

Nigeria loses N127bn to cyber crime – Senate President, Bukola Saraki

Today, Senate President Bukola Saraki spoke at Nigeria’s first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cyber security in Abuja where he said Nigeria has lost about N127 billion to cybercrime.

PSG jittery as Real Madrid steps up efforts to lure Neymar

PSG are reportedly trying to block Neymar and his representatives from discussing a transfer to Real Madrid amid growing suggestions the player is unsettled in France, reports teamtalk.com.

The Ligue 1 giants shattered the world transfer record by spending €222million to bring the Brazil forward to the club over the summer and while his form has been impressive for PSG, there are heightening claims that Neymar has not settled well in Paris.`