Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Iwobi, Iheanacho score as Nigeria thrash ‘Messi-less’ Argentina (Video)

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have defeated Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly match played on Tuesday.

Sergio Aguero and Ever Banega had put Argentina two goals up before the Super Eagles staged a remarkable comeback.

Manchester City not invincible, Wenger insists

Manchester City have opened up an eight-point gap at the top of the English Premier League, but Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger is not convinced they can have an unbeaten season.

Pep Guardiola’s side have scored 38 goals along the way, prompting some to be predicting an unbeaten season for them.

2 More Nigerians Killed In South Africa In 48 Hours

Grief-stricken Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the vicious killing of two members in that country within 48 hours barely a month after President Jacob Zuma was honoured by the Imo Government.

In October, a Nigerian man was shot dead in South Africa over an alleged 300 Rand (about N7,500) parking lot debt.

Fire destroys multi-million naira goods in Ondo market

Tragedy struck at a market in Road Block area of Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday, following a fire outbreak that destroyed scores of shops which contained multi-million naira goods.

It was gathered that the incident happened in the morning when there was nobody around the area.

Femi Falana to sue FG after he fell into a manhole and broke his leg

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Falz Dad and human rights activist, Femi Falana has threatened to sue the Nigerian Government after he reportedly fell into a manhole and broke his leg.

Punch report that Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) who disclosed he will filing a lawsuit on Wednesday while delivering his speech at the National Stakeholders Summit on Whistleblowing in Abuja on Tuesday, said;

Father Bags Three-Year Jail Term For Raping Nine-Year-Old Daughter

A Jos Upper Area Court, sitting at Kasuwan Nama, on Tuesday sentenced a 35-year-old businessman, Hamza Abubakar, to three-year jail term for raping his nine-year-old daughter.

The judge, Mr. Yahaya Mohammed, convicted Abubakar, as he pleaded guilty to the three counts leveled against him.

Drama As Three Other Whistleblowers Lay Claim To N860m Benefit Of Ikoyi Cash

Three unidentified individuals have stepped out to lay claim to the controversial N860 million benefit meant for the whistleblower that led the EFCC to the N13 billion found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos in April this year.

In a petition to the attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami, three persons who claimed to have informed the EFCC of the money, alleged that the anti-graft agency is about to sideline them and give the benefit to someone else who they might have links to.

Photos: President Buhari commissions statue in Ebonyi, bags chieftaincy titles

President Buhari is currently commissioning some projects and laying the foundation of new ones in the state. He commissioned the statue of foremost leader, Akanu Ibiam above. He also received two chieftaincy titles, Enyioma 1 of Ebonyi and Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1, from the Ebonyi state Council of Traditional Rulers. See more photos below

Woman Faints Inside Court As She is Found Guilty of Planning to Kill Her Own Husband With Machine Gun

Diana Lovejoy, a 45-year-old woman who was convicted in a murder-for-hire plot against her ex-husband fainted in court just moments after her guilty verdict was read out. 
According to Daily Mail UK, Diana Lovejoy, 45, was found guilty on Monday of conspiracy to commit murder and attempted murder over a September 2016 attack on her estranged husband Greg Mulvihill in Carlsbad, California.

Detective Who Tracked Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Killed (Photo)

The Intelligence Response Team (IRT) under the watch of an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Abba Kyari at the weekend, lost one of its gallant officers to the cold hands of death.

The gallant officer was one of the leading ‘field detectives’ who tracked and demystified Lagos based billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuadike aka Evans.

Barbie makes first hijab-wearing doll in honour of Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

An hijab-wearing Barbie doll was unveiled on Monday by American group Mattel to honor U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.

In 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first American Olympian to wear a headscarf while competing. Muhammad also became the first Muslim American woman to win an Olympic medal, taking a bronze in team saber last year. And as such the toymaker decided to model a doll after her.

Multiple accidents ends Ondo car race 2017 (Photos)

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The 2nd Edition of Ondo State car race 2017/auto race, coordinated by Ondo State Government, organized by Elizade Nigeria Ltd and reportedly held on Saturday morning 11/11/ 2017 in Akure, the state capital, was suspended after the competition was plagued by multiple accidents.

Zimbabwe Coup d’etat: Tanks Head for Harare as Mugabe’s row with Army Chief fuels Coup rumors


There’s been rumour of Coup d’etat about to happen in Zimbabwe, as four tanks were spotted heading towards Zimbabwe’s capital Harare on Tuesday afternoon following a heated row between President Robert Mugabe and the head of the armed forces.

Robert Mugabe was reportedly given 24 hours to vacate office after sacking the country’s Vice President, who is a former military operative according to sources in Zimbabwe.

Woman who was fired for giving Trump the middle finger gets $70k donation from people

Juli Briskman, the cyclist who went viral after sticking a middle finger up at Donald Trump’s motorcade, has reportedly lost her job due to the act.

The mother of two has however not been abandoned by the masses who have showered her with donations on GoFundMe.

Fayose chides Buhari for supporting sack of 22,000 Kaduna teachers

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the Kaduna State Government’s planned sack of about 22,000 teachers that purportedly failed competency test conducted by the state government.

The governor said; “By openly supporting the sack of about 22,000 teachers in Kaduna State, President Buhari has approved loss of jobs as the official policy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of creation of three million jobs per year that the party promised Nigerians.”

N5.1bn: Judge Rejects Jonathan’s Aide’s Request To Travel Abroad For Treatment

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday refused an application by Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, to travel overseas for medical treatment.

In his ruling, Mr. Idris said the prosecution presented overwhelming evidence to show that Mr. Dudafa’s ailment could be treated within Nigeria.

Paradise Papers: Huge chunk of Dangote’s fortune now kept in tax haven

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Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is no stranger to using shell companies in offshore tax havens. The influential industrialist is one of the prominent figures around the world whose names popped up in the infamous #PanamaPapers database as having links with shell companies in notorious tax havens.

Documents from the leaked internal data of Panama-based offshore provider, Mossack Fonseca, had, in 2016, linked Mr Dangote, alongside his half-brother Sayyu Dantata, to at least 13 shell companies in Seychelles, a rising offshore tax haven.

Nigerian Woman pleads guilty to child pornography in Dublin


A 51-year-old Nigerian woman, Jadesola Agbalade forwarded a child pornography clip which showed a child being raped, a Dublin court has heard.

She pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly distributing child pornography on July 20, 2016. Garda Enda Ledwith told Karl Finnegan BL, prosecuting, that he arrested a man in Dublin Airport in July 2017 in relation to credit card fraud.

Young Man Apprehended While Trying To Hijack A Mercedes Benz

A man would have been probably smiling to the bank had it not been for sharp passersby who spotted him while trying to hijacking a Mercedes Benz. After he was spotted, security agents in the area were notified as they swung into action immediately and apprehended the suspect who tried to resist arrest.

Beyonce, Jay Z, Blue Ivy enjoy some family time aboard a yacht

Beyonce and husband Jay Z, who recently welcomed twins Sir and Rumi took time off watching their newborns whom have taken much of their time since their arrival as they enjoyed some lunch aboard a yacht.

More below;

Father of three abducts and sleeps with boy for one year in Niger State

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65-year-old father of three, Patrick Kalu, who resides at Railway Quarters in Minna, has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command for abducting a 15-year-old boy and assaulting him sexually for over a year assaulting him on a daily basis.

According to the suspect, he lured the boy from Marino area of Abuja with a promise of getting a job for him. However on getting to Minna, Kalu who claimed that what he did was the handwork of the devil, said he locked him in his house and started sodomizing him.

Festus Keyamo reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s sack by IPOB

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Popular Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, has reacted to report that embattled IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu has been sacked as the Director of Radio Biafra.

Radio Biafra in a statement released earlier, claimed that “Kanu privately collected £14 million and another $22 million to purchase landed properties abroad in his name and that of his father, Igwe Israel Kanu, in a clear case of ‘monkey dey work baboon dey chop’.”

The Worst of Times, the Best of Times - By Reuben Abati

“I just love this country, I won’t lie”

“What have you seen again that has suddenly turned you into a gushing patriot?”

“I mean, just look around, in spite of everything, Nigerians always give you an opportunity to laugh.”

Tithes & Offerings Cannot Buy Private Jets - Pretty Lagos Pastor, Blessing Agboli

Wife of the General Overseer of The Victorious Army Ministries International, Pastor (Mrs.) Blessing Agboli, has refuted popular belief that most church leaders with private jets acquired them with tithes and offering.

We kidnap to become wealthy –Suspect

One of six suspected kidnappers, Abubakar Tambaya, who was paraded by the Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado, said he went into kidnapping with his gang to become wealthy.

He, however, claimed that he was co-opted by his accomplices into kidnapping.

The 29-year-old from Oro-Ago, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State indigene said he regretted his action.

My husband is a drunk – Woman tells court

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Thursday dissolved the six years marriage between Mrs Adisat Aminu and her husband, Aliu, over lack of care and constant beatings.

The 27-year old petitioner, a petrol attendant who resides at No. 144 Olokemeji St., Ado-Ekiti, filed for divorce over alleged beatings, adultery, lack of respect for her, drunkenness and waywardness on the part of Aliu.

Mohamed Salah gradually becoming Liverpool fans’ favourite – Gary Gillespie

Mohamed Salah is gradually becoming a fans’ favourite, according former Liverpool defender Gary Gillespie.

Since his record-breaking switch to Anfield from Italian outfit Roma in the summer, the Egypt international has terrorised defences with his terrific pace and goalscoring prowess.

Actress Sandra Achums welcomes baby number 4 in Germany

Nollywood actress, Sandra Achums who relocated to Germany many years ago after getting married has welcomed her fourth child, a baby boy.

Sandra already has three children; two girls and a boy.

Daredevil couple climb dangerous Chaya mountain to take their wedding photos

These newly-weds promised to have and to hold on very tight as they posed for their wedding photos while dangling from a sheer cliff face.

The daredevil couple scaled Chaya Mountain in Zhumadian, Henan province, in central China.

British Doctor Punches Shark In Surfing Scare

A UK doctor says he escaped a shark by punching it in the face after the animal injured him in Australia.

Charlie Fry, 25, was at a beach north of Sydney on Monday when the shark "jumped out of the water and hit him in the right shoulder", police said.

FBI are investigating the judge that jailed Meek Mill

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The outcry over rapper Meek Mill’s tough sentence has attracted the attention of the FBI, which has launched a probe into the Philadelphia judge presiding over the case, Page Six has exclusively learned.

Stars including Jay-Z and Rick Ross have criticized Judge Genece Brinkley for sentencing Meek, whose real name is Robert Williams, to two to four years in jail for a probation violation, even though the district attorney and Meek’s probation officer had asked for no jail time. He is currently in solitary confinement.

Rapper, Modenine loses his dad

Nigerian veteran rapper, Modenine has lost his dad. He took to his Instagram page to share the sad news writing; “R.i.P. Mr J.O Babatunde.”

Photo: South African man brutally stabs mother of his one-month-old baby to death for refusing him sex because she was breastfeeding

A 26-year-old man allegedly killed the mother of his one-month-old baby boy for refusing him sex in Midrand, South Africa

The man, said to be originally from the Eastern Cape, allegedly stabbed his 23-year-old girlfriend, Isabella Dease repeatedly, leaving her body in an open veld in President Park outside Ivory Park, Midrand.

Security Firm Bypassed Iphone X Face ID With 3D Face Mask Model

A security firm known as Bkav which put the Apple iPhone X to a test claims that they have bypassed the iPhone X face ID. The company who stated that the Face ID is not an effective security measure, explained that they have used a popular 3D printer, nose, and skin made by a handmade artist and used 2D printing for other parts like eyes and a costs of about $150 to fool the Face ID Feature. 

Mystery Buyer Pays $36m For Aluko’s New York Penthouse

A yet-to-be identified buyer has paid $36million for the luxury penthouse at the One57 tower in New York formerly owned by wanted  Nigerian oilman Kola Aluko.

Quoting Bloomberg,  Curbed reported that the 79th floor apartment was sold at a  foreclosure auction.
The transaction means a $15m loss on the property.

Man who has been in eight failed marriages says he isn’t giving up on love

A 69-year-old man, Ron Sheppard, says he has not given up on love even though he has had eight failed marriages.

When Sheppard met Cristel Lalec, he probably thought it would be the final ‘bus stop’ for him until she ran off with another man before he could tie the knot.

Lagos ‘Policeman’ Robs, Stabs Commuter, Leaves ID Card At Scene

Highway robberies  may have taken a turn for the worse after a police sergeant, Williams Godwin, was allegedly involved in the robbery of a commuter identified only as Henry.

Punch Metro learnt that the 41-year-old victim was on his way to work when he joined a cab along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway en route to Lagos Island.

He was said to have been attacked at gunpoint, as the assailants, which included Godwin, allegedly dispossessed him of his ATM card and N4,000.

Banky W reacts to rumours that his wedding invitation is being sold for 35k

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Anti-open grazing law, a time bomb, says Miyetti Allah

The Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyeti Allah Kautal Hor, on Monday in Kaduna, described the anti-open grazing law passed in some states as a time bomb.

The association, which rose from its North-West zonal meeting in Kaduna, argued that the anti-open grazing law was an attempt to destroy herders’ means of livelihood.

2baba To Seyi Shay: “I Love The Way You Handled Your Fall On AFRIMA Stage"

There have been mixed reactions over the embarrassing slip of Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay after she fell on the stage while performing at the AFRIMA in Lagos yesterday.

With many of her fans lauding her bounce back and continuing with the show like nothing even happened, Nigerian music mogul, 2Baba also hailed her for her professionalism.

Woman Who Wanted Just One More Baby Delivers A Set Of Identical Triplets (Photos)

Mary, 34, already had four children, and decided she wanted "one last baby". As God will have it the mum gave birth to her three new additions by Caesarean section two weeks ago.

According to her...

"I just wanted one more baby but didn't bank on three," said Mary. "The delivery was the most amazing moment of my life. The operating theatre was crammed with doctors. 

Driver Becomes Unconscious After Road Chase With Police In Delta (Photos)

A driver reportedly became unconscious after he was involved in a serious accident allegedly caused by police officers who were chasing him in Delta state. According to reports, the police men allegedly abandon the unconscious driver after he landed in the bush. Read what an eyewitness Etolor Anslem Tare on Facebook.

Fashola, Others Play Football At UNIBEN 1987 Law Class Reunion

Below are photos of Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN(middle), former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Delta State, Mr Charles Ajuyah, SAN, Lead Partner, Detail Commercial Solicitors, Mr Ayuli Jemide, Senior Lecturer in the Law Faculty,Prof.Nkoli Aniekwu, Legal Practitioner, Mr Austel Elumelu and other members of the set in a group photograph shortly after a novelty match between the Law Class of 1987 Football Stars and the youthful students of the Faculty of Law during the 30th Years Anniversary Reunion of UNIBEN Law Class of 1987 at the Faculty of Law Football field University of Benin, Ugbowo Campus,Benin City, Edo State.

“Femi Fani-Kayode Is Hungry” – Group Blasts Ex-Minister

A civil society organization, under the aegis of Forum for Good Governance and Probity (FGGP), has described the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as one of the court jesters of the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

According to the group, Fani-Kayode had constantly demonstrated he was not only hungry but also possessed crude, witless and uncultured mannerism.

List Of 101 Presidential Aides; Buhari 24, Osinbajo 52

Between himself, his wife and close lieutenants, President Muhammadu Buhari has at least 101 aides, PREMIUM TIMES can report.

However, over 50 percent of those aides are attached to the office of the vice president.

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained a list of presidential appointees serving as aides to President Buhari, his wife, Aisha Buhari, the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, and other government officials.

Passengers Injured After Pirates Hijacked Speedboat In Bayelsa (Photos)

There was palpable tension at Azuzuama Kingdom this morning when news broke that a passengers speedboat had been hijacked along the Keme-Ebiama and Ogboinbiri waterways in Bayelsa state. Immediately, the information was spread around and a search team of Azuzuama origin was organized to look for the hijacked boat.

Two civil servants bag 105-year jail term for stealing

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi on Monday sentenced two civil servants — Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji — to 105-year imprisonment, for fraudulent activities.

The convicts, who were procurement officers in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in July 2016.

Man marries 3 wives in Delta state (Photos)

A Delta State man who planned marrying 6 wives at once says he dumped 3 because they were stubborn. The elderly man has now wedded the remaining 3 on Saturday, 11th November in Okpaka town, Delta State.

Jeke Godwin Ejiroghene shared photos from the wedding and wrote;

Young lady surprises her man with a proposal and wedding at the same time (Video)

Over the weekend, a young beautiful black American lady surprised her man with a proposal and a wedding at the same time. Without no hesitation, her man said yes right there and they got married.

Tyrese to represent himself in daughter's case after attorney drops out

Tyrese Gibson will be representing himself in court Tuesday unless he finds another attorney.

A source close to the ongoing legal battle between Tyrese and ex-wife Norma Gibson confirmed to Blast that Tyrese’s lawyer, Terry Levich Ross, is no longer representing the actor after Ross filed for a substitution of attorney.

Oyo Police chief denies shooting female workers of IAR&T

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Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Odude, says his men were not responsible for shooting of two female members of staff of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan.

Odude made the clarification in a telephone interview with newsmen in Ibadan.

The police chief spoke on the reports that policemen drafted to quell students’ protest at the Federal College of Agriculture (FCA), Apata, Ibadan, shot two workers of the institute.