Thursday, 16 November 2017

Former Italian PM Berlusconi’s ex-wife ordered to repay $70million in alimony

Italy’s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi won an appeal against paying his ex-wife alimony on Thursday, as a court told Veronica Lario to repay cheques totalling some 60 million euros ($70 million).

The Milan court decided in favour of the 81-year-old billionaire, who had insisted Lario was wealthy enough to support herself with her portfolio of 16 million euros, family jewels and publishing house, Italian media reported.

Rafael Nadal wins doping defamation case against French ex-minister Roselyne Bachelot

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot on Thursday after she accused him of doping on television.

Bachelot was handed a 500-euro (600-dollar) fine by a court in Paris and ordered to pay 12,000 euros in damages and legal fees to the serial Grand Slam winner over the allegation she made to the D8 channel in March 2016.

Different men come, sleep with her in our home – Man tells court

An 88-year-old man, Gbeminiyi Adeyiga, on Thursday pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 30-year-old marriage over his wife’s alleged infidelity and lack of care.

Adeyiga, who reside at No. 3, Adeyiga St., off Munirat Aleje Street in Ikorodu, told court that his wife was also threatening to kill him.

Fresh Photos Of Smiling Robert Mugabe Meeting With Military Amid Zimbabwe Crises

Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe has been shown in talks with the commander of the country's defense forces, a day after the military seized control of the capital.

Knee surgery for PSG’s Thiago Motta

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta looks set to go under the knife for a knee complaint which will sideline him until after the winter break, the club said on Thursday.

Motta is now 35 and has been playing less as midfield starlet Adrien Rabiot, 22, gradually starts to fullfil his potential in the ambitious side.

Man Forgot Where He Parked His Car...Only to Find It 20 Years Later (Photo)

A man has finally found his car after forgetting where he parked it - 20 years ago, The Sun UK reports.
The unnamed 76-year-old reported his motor missing to cops in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1997, according to reports.

Jealous Wife Stabs Her Husband to Death, Dumps Body Into a Septic Tank Over a Condom in His Pocket (Photos)

A 22-year-old woman in Udon Thani area of Thailand has been charged with murder after she admitted  stabbing her 62-year-old husband to death.
It was gathered that argument had ensued between Nittaya Saengdeuan and her husband, Amnuay Wensila after she found a condom in his trouser pocket and thought he was having an affair.

Court sentences woman to jail for stealing recharge cards worth N4.2m

A 31- year-old woman, Kemi Fabiyi, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour by an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court for stealing recharge cards worth N4.2 million

The convict with no fixed address was charged to court on a one-count charge of stealing.

According to Police Prosecutor, Sunday Eigbejiale, the convict committed the offence on August 3 at Ibara area of the state at about 9.15 a.m.

Neymar will remain at Paris Saint-Germain – Unai Emery

Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery insists world-record signing Neymar will stay at the Parc des Princes.

Speculation surfaced during the international break that the Brazilian is unhappy at the club he joined only in August.

Rapper Lil Peep, 21, Dies In Suspected Suicide

Rapper Lil Peep has died at the age of 21 in a suspected suicide. The singer, real name Gustav Åhr, was also known for his many YouTube videos which accumulated millions of views from fans.

News of his death was announced on social media by Lil Peep's manager Chase Oretega.

Former presidential spokesperson denied access into Aso Villa

The spokesperson to late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi, was denied access into Aso Villa for an event he was invited on Thursday.

The ex-presidential aide was turned back for not presenting his invitation card, he wrote on his Twitter handle.

Diego Simeone ‘untouchable’ at Atletico Madrid – Enrique Cerezo

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has strongly defended coach Diego Simeone following recent criticism.

Simeone has established Atletico among Europe’s leading clubs since taking charge in 2011, winning the Europa League, Copa del Rey and La Liga as well as reaching the Champions League final in both 2014 and 2016.

Stephanie Otobo shuns Apostle Johnson Suleman’s N1 billion libel suit

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The N1bn libel suit filed by the President/Founder of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, against a Canada-based lady, Stephanie Otobo, was stalled on Thursday due to the absence of the defendant in court.

Suleman instituted the lawsuit against 23-year Otobo, after the latter claimed that she was into a romantic relationship with him.

Three pastors to face life in prison for sex trafficking underage girls

Three Ohio pastors are facing life imprisonment for sex trafficking underage girls.

The Rev. Cordell Jenkins, 47, the Rev. Anthony Haynes, 38, and the Rev. Kenneth Butler, 37, were named in an 11-count superseding indictment handed up Tuesday by a federal grand jury charging them with conspiracy to sex traffic children. All three of them pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Autopsies of 26 dead Nigerian girls released

Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea, Italian news agencies reported Wednesday.

The loss of the girls — believed to be Nigerians aged 14 to 18 — has been described by the Nigerian foreign ministry as “a monumental loss and a sad moment for our country”.

Man Seeks Divorce Because Wife Cooks ‘Once A Week’

A 45-year-old businessman, Garbar Pakachi, on Thursday approached a Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, to dissolve his 22-year marriage over his wife’s inability to cook on a daily basis.

Pakachi in his divorce petition alleged that since he married Martha Ahmed, he has never known peace.

‘Barcelona trying to sell me’ – Suarez

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Barcelona forward, Denis Suarez, has accused the Catalan giants of trying to sell him against his wishes.

Suarez managed just three goals in 32 appearances for Barcelona last season, and the Spain international has only started two La Liga matches for the club this season.

FG develops plan to reduce threat of Boko Haram in northeast

The Federal Government of Nigeria has developed an action plan for Demobilization, Disassociation, Reintegration and Reconciliation (DDRR) aimed at reducing the threat of Boko Haram, achieving peace, and facilitating the provision of international support and assistance in the North East.

The Head, Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), Mrs. Catherine Udida, in a statement said this follows significant success developed and adopted a De-Radicalisation Programme Guide (October 2015) and a Policy Framework and National Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism – PCVE (August 2017).

Oluwo Of Iwo Visits Minister Of Health, Prof. Adewole

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi‏ paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole in Abuja.

Davido Signs New Artiste, Peruzzi To His DMW Label

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Paedo Dwarf Who Groomed Kids For S3x On Facebook Spared Jail Because Of His Size

A Paedophile dwarf who incited young girls to perform sex acts online has been spared jail because of his size.

Bryan Anthony Bowen, contacted two girls, aged 13 and 15, via their Facebook pages before asking them for sex and to send naked photographs.

High school teacher arrested for threatening to fail her students if they don’t have sex with her, reportedly sentenced to 40 years in prison

A teacher of Colombian origin was arrested last year for sending suggestive photos to her students and threatening to make them fail if they refused to have sex with her.

The woman, identified simply as Yokasta M. was arrested after a father of one of the students saw photos of the teacher on his son’s phone and reported to the relevant authorities.

Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai calls on Mugabe to resign

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power.

Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and has balked at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said on Thursday.

Nigerian Women Rejected Me But My 9 Years Older White Woman, Took Me In, Yomi Fabiyi Writes

You know Yomi likes to write, so the actor just penned this down... How he met his now estranged wife, how things never worked out between himself and his Nigerian babymama and how Nigerian women told him he wasn't good enough for them. Enjoy!

Liverpool Boss Discharged From Hospital

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been discharged from hospital following a health scare. Klopp admitted himself on Wednesday afternoon, having felt unwell following his return from a charity trip to South Africa last week.

Nigerian Lady Looking For A Man She Will Propose To

After years of waiting, this beautiful lady has finally decided to look for a man that she will propose to. According to her, the man’s monthly income doesn’t even matter, as long as her is ok.

Men Who Kidnap Children for Recharge Cards Arrested in Kano (Photos)

Kidnappers who specialize in kidnapping children from Kano city, take them to outside places like Gwarzo, Danbatta, Gezawa etc. to deliver them to Ward/Village Head houses as missing and found children have been nabbed by the men of the Kano State Police Command.

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup ticket

Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.

Farfan struck in the 27th minute and Ramos scored in the 65th to give “Los Incas” their fifth overall World Cup finals appearance and the first in 35 years.

Baba Sala down with a stroke, cries for help

Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has solicited the financial support of well-meaning Nigerians for him to be able to take care of his health.

The comedian, who sank into the background after enjoying patronage and limelight for decades, is said to be suffering from a stroke.

World Cup: NFF signs wage agreement with Eagles, says money won’t be an issue

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured Nigerians and the Super Eagles that there will be no challenges over funds at the 2018 World Cup. 

Shehu Dikko, NFF vice-president, said financial hitches will not mar the Super Eagles’ participation at the World Cup in Russia.

Missing British explorer who vanished in Papua New Guinea has been found

Missing British explorer Benedict Allen has reportedly been found 'alive and well' in Papua New Guinea.

The 57-year-old has been located near airstrip in Papua New Guinea and has requested rescue, according to the BBC.

Google honours Chinua Achebe

If he hadn’t died in March of 2013, one of Nigeria’s most popular novelist, poet, professor, and critic, Chinua Achebe would have clocked 87 years of age today.

That is why Google is honouring the late Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe with its doodle today.

The novelist was born on November 16, 1930. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958), often considered his best, is one of the most widely read book in modern African literature.

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit - Senior Source

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday.

The source said Mugabe is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup.

82-Year-Old Ambassador Who Was Earlier Rejected By Senate Resumes Duty In The US

Retd Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor has resumed in Washington D.C as Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States. A formal reception in his honor was held at the Embassy on Monday with the wife of the vice president, Dolapo Osinbajo and other dignitaries in attendance.

Why Super Eagles Player, Idowu Could Be In Trouble In Russia For Playing For Nigeria

Super Eagles player, Brian Idowu, was was newly invited to the Nigeria football team – could lose his place in the Russia league side, according to reports.. Idowu who plays for Amkar Perm, came in as a substitute for the senior national team of Nigeria in their 4-2 win over Argentina on Tuesday, scoring the third goal.

Philanthropist Secures Release Of Prisoners Including Man Jailed For Stealing Yam

A very kind hearted Nigerian, Ehis J Joel, came to the aid of some prisoners who have been incarcerated in the new prison yard in Auchi, Edo state, over minor offences. According to Joel, one prisoner was jailed for stealing yam as another was imprisoned for 3 years for stealing 4,500naira. He said he shared this in order to create awareness for those willing to help people them these suffering in prisons.

Nicki Minaj visits her brother in jail

Nicki Minaj has visited her brother in jail for the first time since he was convicted of child rape. However, the rapper only went to support their mother Carol, TMZ reported.

Last week, Jelani Maraj was found guilty of repeatedly raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter while her mother was at work.

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Secret Call to Lionel Messi Over Ballon D’or

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly called Lionel Messi to claim he knows he will win this year’s Ballon D’Or.

According to reports in Spain, the front cover of what appears to be an edition of France Football magazine – which runs the awards – was published on Twitter, which seems to celebrate Messi as 2017’s winner.

“My Boyfriend Slept With My Best Friend” – Lady Seeks Your Advice on What She Should Do

A Nigerian Lady took to a public forum to cry out to the public on what she should do because her boyfriend slept with her best friend and she’s planning on forgiving him.

Read what she wrote unedited….

My best friend slept with my boyfriend, I still love my boyfriend and I think we are going to be together again, but I cannot get it out of my head what both of them did to me.

Nigeria remains third most terrorised nation, says report

A global report released yesterday says Nigeria remains one of the three most terrorised nations in the world.

The 2017 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) also indicates that killing of innocent people by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North east has decreased by 80 per cent. According to the document, Nigeria got the same ranking in 2015 and 2016. It was ranked fourth in 2014.

Nigeria’s crude oil suffers setback as more traders opt for U.S. blend

Nigeria’s crude oil is under serious pressure at the international market, as Asian refiners have increasingly been moving away from their usual favourite, frequently opting for United State (U.S) crude oil, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said.

Besides, Nigeria’s crude oil production declined by 54,200 barrels per day (bpd) from the 1.792bpd it recorded in September to 1.738 bpd in October.

Court vacates interim forfeiture order on accounts without BVN

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, varied the orders it made on October 17, which directed 19 commercial banks in the country to freeze all accounts without Bank Verification Numbers, BVN.

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba modified part of the order that granted the Federal Government interim ownership of funds in all the non BVN-linked bank accounts.

Leonardo Da Vinci portrait of Jesus Christ ‘Salvator Mundi’ sells for $450,000,000

Da Vinci painting of Jesus bought for £45 sells for £340,000,000

A painting of Jesus Christ by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for a record breaking $450.3million (£341million). The Salvator Mundi, Italian for Savior of the World, went under the hammer at Christie’s and went for more than double the previous record. What’s perhaps most astonishing is that in 1958 it was attributed to a different artist and sold at Sotheby’s for the paltry some of £45 (about £800 in today’s money) It is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known to exist and the only one in private hands.

Argentine Football Executive Takes His Life After Being Accused Of Bribery At Fifa Corruption Trial

A former Argentine football official killed himself on Tuesday, the same day that he was accused of taking bribes during the second day of a Fifa corruption trial that began in New York this week.

Jorge Delhon, an executive with the Argentine government’s Football For All scheme, was alleged to have accepted $500,000 per year from 2011-2014 to secure the broadcasting rights to international football games during testimony in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

Strange Illness Kills Three In Sokoto State

The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state.

A mechanic and father of five, one Malam Abdullahi Lawal, 58, died as a result of severe headaches, convulsion and bleeding from the eye on November 11.

Photo: Man arrested for impersonating Mike Adenuga, Defrauded Victim of N1m

The Ogun state police command has arrested Ehioboh Lucky for impersonating Billionaire Businessman Mike Adenuga, to defraud an unsuspecting victim of N1million to secure a job at the NNPC.

He had allegedly opened a facebook account with the name and picture of Mike Adenuga to perpetrate the act.

Nigerians to get 14-day grace after data expires – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set to issue a directive to network operators to give a 14-day window to subscribers to enable them roll over their unused data.

The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Umar Danbatta, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos.

South Africa must offer Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe political asylum – EFF

The EFF has thrown its weight behind the military in troubled Zimbabwe by calling for a peaceful transition of power and for South Africa to offer President Robert Mugabe political asylum.

“President Mugabe cannot insist on remaining in power even when he is physically incapable of doing so,” said the firebrand political party in a statement.

Toddler Left Alone For Just 30secs Causes £1,000 Of Damage & Finds It Hilarious

A toddler who was left on his own for just 30 seconds managed to cause £1,000 worth of damage - and seemed to find it hilarious.

Jacob Frew, who is just 18 months old, has been filmed looking sheepish after knocking over a tin of white paint on a black carpet.

And his mum said the mischievous child chuckled at her as she tried to cleanup the mess.