Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Ronaldo rejects Real Madrid plan to sign Harry Kane

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo does not want Tottenham’s Harry Kane at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sky Sports reports that the Portugal captain is unwilling to share the limelight at Real Madrid with the Tottenham star.

Ex Super Eagles Player, Emmanuel Amuneke Appointed as Coach of Sudanese Club, Al Khartoum Watani

Former Super Eagles player, Emmanuel Amuneke, was unveiled on Tuesday evening as the new head coach for Sudanese top division football club, Al Khartoum Watani, after he signed a two-year deal at the club for the forthcoming season.

Amuneke, a former Super Eagles winger and Nigeria U-17s and U-20 coach, replaces Kwesi Appiah who took over the reins as Ghana’s head coach for the third time earlier in the year.

Separatists kill two policemen in Cameroon

Separatists killed two policemen in the restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, a day after an officer was shot dead there, the government said Wednesday.

“Secessionist terrorists killed two gendarmes overnight in Bamenda,” government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary told AFP, adding that the attack was carried out “with combat weapons.”

Deontay Wilder willing to fight Anthony Joshua in UK

Deontay Wilder has accused Anthony Joshua’s management of “ducking” him and says he is prepared to come to the United Kingdom to make the heavyweight mega-fight happen.

American Wilder, 32, defended his WBC title with a first-round knockout of Bermane Stiverne last weekend and has set his sights on Joshua’s WBA and IBF belts. But he believes the Briton’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, is stalling.

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny to quit international football after Russia 2018 World Cup

France international and Arsenal defender, Laurent Koscielny, has said that he will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Koscielny has bagged 49 caps since his debut in the senior national team in 2011.

The former Lorient player was in the French squad that got to the quarter-final of the Brazil 2014 World Cup. He also featured in two European Championships – in 2012, and in 2016 where France as hosts finished runners-up..

Two jailed for human trafficking in Enugu

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has convicted two persons, Ernest Obieze and Ferdinand Okechukwu for unlawful procurement of an eight-year-old girl and having carnal knowledge of her.

The convicted persons were sentenced to five-year jail term each with the additional fine of N100, 000 each.

Iker Casillas beat Ronaldo, Messi to win 2017 Golden Foot Award

Porto and Spain Legendary goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, on Tuesday won the 2017 Golden Foot Award ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.

Casillas was presented the prize during the award’s ceremony at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco.

Six children killed as grenade explodes inside primary school

At least six children have been killed and 25 others injured in an explosion at a primary school in north-west Tanzania, witnesses say.

Reports say the pupils were playing with a grenade they had found.

Three were pronounced dead at the time they arrived at hospital. The others succumbed to their wounds, Rulenge hospital’s doctor in charge, Sister Maria Goreth Fredricks, told the BBC.

Man killed wife and dumped her body in a car park after suspecting she was cheating

A care home boss bludgeoned his wife to death suspecting she had been having an affair before dumping her body in a Lidl car park, a court heard.

Birmingham Crown Court was told Norbert Chikerema struck Nyasha Kahari more than 40 times with a number of weapons including an axe.

Mom suffocated daughter to death and dumped body in trash for talking back at her

A four-year-old girl was found in a trash bin outside an apartment complex southwest of Miami on Sunday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
According to reports, the body of the young girl, who was later identified as TaniaPaige, was found inside the dumpster by a man named Alan Tapia.

Judge orders eight members of deposed Catalan govt detained

A Spanish judge on Thursday ordered eight members of the deposed Catalan government detained pending further probes into their role in the region’s tumultuous quest for independence, a Madrid court said.

Another former regional minister, who resigned just before the Catalan parliament declared independence on Friday, was also remanded in custody but will be set free if he pays a bond of 50,000 euros ($58,000).

Serena Williams can break Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record – Steffi Graf

Tennis legend Steffi Graf said Sunday that Serena Williams can “absolutely” break Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles title record if she returns to tennis.

Former world number one Serena Williams, who gave birth earlier this year, has already overtaken Graf with 23 Grand Slam wins but is yet to surpass Court, who boasts 24 major titles.

Those seeking office after 10 years of service are social parasites – Pat Utomi

Delta State Governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Prof Pat Utomi, has described politicians seeking office after 10 years of service as social parasites.

Utomi who spoke during a Consultative meeting with APC Delta Central party leaders, said his aspiration would not disrupt the present power rotation order in the State should he be elected as Governor in 2019.

I Don't Want to Die, My Husband Threatened to Stab Me with Knife - Wife Cries in Court

An Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday granted the request of a housewife, Yetunde, to have her 27-year-old marriage to an electrician, Taiwo Salami, dissolved.

The President of the court, Mrs Funmi Adeola, ordered Taiwo to pay his estranged wife N5, 000 as monthly feeding allowance for the six children of the union, and be responsible for other expenses.

Sacked Zimbabwe VP Threatens Mugabe, Vows to Return After Escaping for His Life

Zimbabwe’s sacked vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said Wednesday he had fled the country, as he issued a direct challenge to long-ruling President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, AFP has reported.

Challenging Mugabe, Mnangagwa said in an angry five-page statement that the ruling ZANU-PF party “is not personal property for you and your wife to do as you please."

Why I Won't Have Another Child - Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has said it would be difficult for him to have another child.

This came as he awaits the arrival of his fourth child. Ronaldo is already a father of three with Cristiano Jr, twins Eva and Mateo, and another little girl, Alana Martina, with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez on the way.

Jill Scott files for divorce after 17 months of marriage

Singer Jill Scott has filed for divorce from her estranged husband Mike Dobson, after less than 18 months of marriage, citing inappropriate marital conduct and irreconcilable differences.

In her divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, she says it would be “unsafe” for her to continue living with her husband.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Did Not Give Tyrese $5 Million

Despite Tyrese' claims  that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith gave him a whopping $5million so he could dig himself out of a financial hole from his custody case,TMZ has learned it is not true.

Sources directly connected to both Will and Jada say they did not give Tyrese any money at all.

16-year-old impregnated by vice principal cries out to the government

A 16-year-old student of Government Secondary School, Tunga, Minna, Niger state, Faith Galadima who was impregnated by her Vice Principal Mohammed Mohammed, has given birth a baby boy.

Galadima while speaking to newsmen in Minna on Tuesday lamented the way she was treated during the pregnancy saying:

Mariah Carey's Security Guard Claims Sexual Harassment

Mariah Carey's former security company has threatened to sue her ... and the guy who owns the company says she constantly humiliated him by referring to him as a Nazi, a skinhead, a KKK member and a white supremacist. 

According to TMZ ,Michael Anello's lawyer has prepared a draft of a lawsuit, claiming his company worked for Mariah from June 2015 to May 2017 and got stiffed on the balance to the tune of $221,329.51. Anello claims he was promised another 2 years which would add $511,000 to the tab.

17-year-old arrested for endorsing Tanko Al-Makura on Facebook

A 17-year-old boy, Stephen Tabulo, has been arrested by the police for reportedly endorsing the 2019 senatorial ambition of the Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, on the Facebook.

The state Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Gabriel Akaaka, told Northern City News on Tuesday that he ordered for the boy’s arrest and detention.

Nigeria Signs Pact With Russia On Nuclear Energy

Russia and Nigeria have signed agreements on construction and operation of a nuclear power plant and a research centre housing a multi-purpose nuclear research reactor in Nigeria.

The parties also signed a roadmap for cooperation in the field of peaceful usage of nuclear technologies.

FG yet to fly Ekwueme aboard for treatment as family refutes death rumour

The family of former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, has dismissed the report making the rounds that the elder statesman is dead. The family said the posts, which emerged on social media, yesterday, were unfounded as the elder statesman is still alive and his health condition improving.

Ekwueme was  last week reported to have collapsed and admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery, Enugu State. Following his critical condition, President Muhammadu Buhari was also reported to have approved immediate medical treatment for the former Vice-President abroad.

Man Proposes to Girlfriend With 25 Brand New iPhone Xs (Photos)

A very romantic man has shocked his girlfriend and onlookers after he staged a grand marriage proposal to her with 25 brand new iPhone Xs.

Chen Ming, a young video-game designer from Shenzen, China, recently sparked the envy of iPhone fans all around the world, after buying 25 brand new iPhone X smartphones and arranging them in a heart shape to propose to his girlfriend.

Mugabe widens purge, clearing wife’s succession path

The Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe’s sacking of his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, was part of a wider purge, state media said on Tuesday, while analysts say it was meant to neutralise any resistance to the political rise of his wife, Grace.

Mr. Mugabe sacked his long-time ally, Mr. Mnangagwa, on Monday, for showing “traits of disloyalty”, abruptly removing a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader and boosting the likelihood of Grace Mugabe becoming his next deputy and potential successor.

Shocking moment an Uber passenger was caught on camera stealing money from her driver (Video)

An 18-year-old lady, identified as Gabrielle Canales, was caught on cam, stealing from an Uber driver’s tip jar.. The whole incident was captured by the driver’s dash cam.

Anthony Joshua in talks to fight Joseph Parker

Britain’s Anthony Joshua and New Zealander Joseph Parker are keen to fight each other in a heavyweight title clash early next year, but the finances have to be right for both boxers, Parker’s promoter said on Wednesday.

Joshua holds the IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight titles, while Parker holds the WBO crown. American Deontay Wilder holds the WBC title.

FG asks UN, Italy to prosecute those behind death of 26 Nigerian women

Nigeria’s anti-trafficking agency, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), said on Tuesday that it was reaching out to the United Nations and authorities in Italy to identify and prosecute the traffickers behind the deaths of 26 Nigerian women on the Italian coast city of Salerno.

NAPTIP Director of Press and Public Relations, Josiah Emerole, disclosed this yesterday in a release, noting that the statistics of deaths of Nigerians, which had occurred as a result of illegal migration on the Mediterranean Sea, ran into thousands.

2019: Umar Ado reveals what will happen if Atiku becomes PDP presidential candidate

Umar Ardo, former Special Assistant to ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Local Government and State Affairs, has said ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo will fight Abubakar should the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, field him during the 2019 Presidential election.

The former Presidential aide maintained that Abubakar’s return to the PDP will lead to the eruption of enemies.

El-Rufai blew N10bn through his school-children feeding programme – Shehu Sani

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna), has attacked his state governor, Nasir El Rufai for “blowing N10bn feeding school children”.

Sani also condemned the sack of over 21,000 teachers in the state.

Nigerians reacts to Okorocha’s planned statue of Liberian President

Nigerians have reacted to the proposed statue of Liberian president, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, which has be scheduled to be unveiled on Thursday on her visit to the state.

This is in reaction to the announcement by Governor Okorocha on Tuesday of plans to confer a chieftaincy title and unveil a statue of the Liberian president.

Abba Kyari And Oyo-Ita Hug Each Other After Reconciling At FEC Meeting

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita on Wednesday buried the hatchet after their rift which was caught on camera. .Both of them hugged while greeting each other just before the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari and commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the state house, Abuja.

PHOTOS: Odion Ighalo Meets Floyd Mayweather In Las Vegas

Nigerian striker, Odion Jude Ighalo, who is out of the Super Eagles squad for Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria due to injury, was pictured with retired American boxer Floyd Mayweather.

‘When mother is away, my uncles take turns raping me and my 8-yr-old cousin’ — 13-yr-old girl

A 13-year-old girl, yesterday, disclosed how her uncles— Saviour Philip, 35, and Paul Philip, 17—took turns to rape her in their one-room apartment on Olowolagba Street, off Odunsi, Bariga area of Lagos State.

She also revealed that one of the suspects also assaulted her eight-year-old cousin, while their mother was away.

‘I am happy to be back’ – 17-yr-old girl breaks down in tears while narrating her horrific experience in Libya

83 of the 142 Nigerians deported from Libya on Monday were received by the Edo State government. They were received and lodged in a hotel with a view to rehabilitate them by the chairman, task force on trafficking, Prof. (Mrs.) Yinka Omoregbe, who is the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in the state.

A 17-year-old girl identified as Blessing Sunday, has narrated how she survived harrowing experience in the desert in her quest to get to Europe.

VIRAL VIDEO: RCCG members kneel & bow to Pastor Adeboye’s chair

Jesus Christ Is Fake, He Is Not The Real Son Of God – Popular Pastor Gives Reasons

The controversy on whether the name Jesus Christ is really that of the son of GOD has been given more credence after popular prophet joined the doubting Thomases.

Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah who is the founder and leader of Glorious Word Power Ministry International has muddied the waters insisting that the name “Jesus Christ is fake”

New mom recounts how she gave birth to her baby at home with no medical help

A new mom has recounted hwo she gave birth to her baby at home, without medical help.

She wrote on IG:

Man faked his own murder after wife hired hitman to kill him

Shocking photo shows how a man staged his own murder after discovering his wife had hired a hitman to kill him.

Boxing coach Ramon Sosa, 50, found out from one of his former students that his wife Maria “Lulu” Sosa, 46, was planning to kill him. She hired a hitman to carry out the killing for just £1,500, not knowing that the hitman was her husband’s former student. After Ramon found out his wife’s sinister plan, he got the support of the FBI and together, they staged a murder.

Pupil slits seven-year-old schoolmate’s throat to postpone exams

Police in India has arrested a teenager who allegedly slit the throat of a seven-year-old schoolmate in hopes the murder would lead to an exam to be postponed, federal investigators said.

The 16-year-old is accused to have committed the murder sometime in September at a smart private school near Delhi in an attempt to delay an impending test and parent-teacher meeting.

I am responsible for my husband's upkeep, yet he beats me - estranged wife tells court

The 8-year old marriage between Abayomi Idowu and his wife,  has been dissolved by an Idi-Ogungun Customary court on Wednesday over claims of brutality and lack of care. Adekemi had asked the court to dissolve her marriage on the grounds that her husband denied her access to the only child of the union and constant battering.

Nigerian Man Sent To Jail For Uprooting His Employer’s Cassava Over 2 Months Unpaid Salary

A middle aged man, Mr. Kennedy Omokaro who was charged to court for uprooting his master’s cassava ,had his bail perfected by human rights activist; Comrade Kola Edokpayi.

It was reported that after uprooting the cassava, the man sold it for N3,000 to buy food stuff because his employer has not paid him for two months.

Nigerian Man Narrates How He Was Stabbed, Shot By Armed Robbers On His Way From Church

A man identified as Enifome Davesung, who lives in Benin city, Edo state, has narrated his ordeal with some armed robbers on his return from a church program.

Davesung also revealed how he was stabbed and allegedly shot at by the men of the underworld as he escaped alive.

Technical Problem: NYSC corp members receive N164,000 'allowee'

Confusion has hit members of the National Youths Service Corps across following a system failure in the payment system, which gifted multiple allowance payments to hundreds of members while depriving others of theirs’.

Checks NE revealed that some Corp members who started receiving their monthly stipends were surprised when they got multiple credit alerts – some up to four times -for October payment.

Misau vs IGP: Police boss, Idris honours senate’s invitation

Following invitation by the Senate, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is now at the National Assembly to honor the invitation, extended to him.

Idris is accompanied by members of the Police Management Team and an officer from the public relations department.

Woman ‘killed ex by pouring acid over him in his sleep’ after he met someone else

Victim gives evidence from beyond the grave after being murdered in acid attack

A man gave evidence from beyond the grave today during the trial of his ex-girlfriend, who is accused of his murder. Berlinah Wallace was charged with murder after she allegedly threw sulphuric acid in the face of Mark van Dongen, while screaming: ‘If I can’t have you no-one can’.

He suffered 25 percent burns and had such serious injuries he was left paralysed – only able to move his tongue. Mark also lost a leg, his left eye, and most of the sight in his right eye following the sulphuric acid attack, Bristol Crown Court heard. The 29-year-old civil engineer was left wanting to end his life and eventually successfully applied for euthanasia. He died 15 months after the incident.

Photos: 8th Day Fidau Prayers For Jide Tinubu Holds

The 8th day fidau prayers for late Jide Tinubu held today, 8th of November, 2017. Members of the Tinubu family, dignitaries including the Lagos State Governor, APC Chieftains, Clergy men, market women and loved ones all gathered to say prayers for 37-year old Jide Tinubu  who all of a sudden died of Cardiac arrest.

Former Eiye Confraternity Leader In Lagos Reveals Why He Joined Cultism

Many youths of Ijede local council development area in Lagos on Monday embarked on a rally as members of various cult groups denounced their membership in the presence of the traditional rulers and security operatives. The various cult groups were Aiye, Eiye, Buccaneer, and KK among others.

The repentant Cultists surrendered all the ammunition in their possession to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Edgar Imohimi in the Presence of Hon Babajimi Benson, MHR and Hon Nurudeen Sholaja, to affirm their commitment in renouncing cultism and everything attached to it.

50 Cent trolls Wendy Williams over new photos of her husband and mistress

50 Cent took to Instagram to troll Wendy Williams after photos of her husband and his side chick of 10 years surfaced again .

A few weeks ago,50 Cent said the man deserves to cheat .

Bobrisky Arrested By Police In Lagos, To Be Transferred To Abuja! (See Photos)

Bleaching Cream Expert Bobrisky has been arrested by the Police in Lekki, Lagos this Evening. . Multiple reports says his arrest is linked to his fight between him and serial entrepreneur Toyin Lawani., and him coming out as a gay..

Ekiti Assembly Approves Death Penalty For Cultists

A bill seeking to prohibit the activities of secret cults on Tuesday scaled third reading at the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

The substance of the bill, which is yet to be signed into law by the governor, is the prescription of death penalty for those found guilty of breaching the law in that regard.