Friday, 24 November 2017

Jurgen Klopp must clear heads for Chelsea challenge

Shellshocked after their capitulation against Sevilla and having been thrashed in two big Premier League clashes this season, Liverpool have their backs to the wall ahead of Chelsea’s visit on Saturday.

Liverpool’s horizons were clear in the 30th minute of Tuesday’s game at Sevilla in the Champions League, with Jurgen Klopp’s side 3-0 up and cruising towards the last 16.

Pope makes personal humanitarian donation to Congo

Pope Francis has made a donation to fund humanitarian relief efforts in the conflict-stricken Democratic Republic of Congo, the Vatican said on Friday.

“Francis has decided to send a concrete contribution,’’ a statement said, withholding information on the sum that was offered, which came from the pope’s personal charity fund.

Man jailed five years for stealing fan

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced a 20 year-old man, Elijah Adediran, to five years imprisonment for stealing ceiling fans.

Adediran, who resides at Ilode, Ile-Ife, was tried on two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing, but found guilty for stealing.

Absence of lawyer stalls Evans’s arraignment on fresh charges

The absence of defence counsel on Friday again stalled arraignment, on fresh charges, of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans) before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.

The Lagos State Government had brought a fresh five-count charge bordering on conspiracy to kidnap, kidnapping and attempted murder against Evans and three others.

Why ex-pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina was sacked in 2013 – FSCS

The Acting Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, Joseph Akande, said that former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, was sacked for dereliction of duty.

Akande also told the House of Representatives committee investigating the matter that the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, wrote in letters requesting the recall of Maina.

Actress, Victoria Inyama discloses her battle with Cancer as she turns a year older


Veteran actress, Victoria Inyama ia a year older today and reflecting on her past, she revealed how she battled with cancer in 2006. She disclosed why her doesn’t fully grow and why she always go on low cut.

Drunk Policeman crushes fresh graduate to death in Lagos


A graduate identified as Adelowo, was crushed to death around 8pm on Wednesday at the Gbagada bus stop, Lagos state by the driver of a police van with number plate, RRS 317 LA, suspected to be policeman.

The speeding van was said to be heading towards Oshodi, when the policeman reportedly lost the control of the vehicle and veered off the expressway to the service lane, crashing into the victim, who was waiting by the roadside to board a bus.

Nigerian Soldier Set to Marry Lady He Met on Facebook (Photos)

The power of social media can't be over-emphasized. A couple is set to wed in a few weeks time after meeting in a Facebook group.
According to Ijeoma Nwosu, she met her sweetheart Chukwuma Inya-Agha three years ago after he read her comment on a post made in the Facebook group. He sent her a friend request and they picked up from there.

European Golden Shoes: Messi Equals Ronaldo

The Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has added yet another trophy to his collection.

The Barcelona forward equaled Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of four European Golden Shoes after receiving the award at a ceremony on Friday.

Chinese President Orders Christians to Replace Pictures of Jesus with His Own (Photos)

Thousands of Christian villagers in China have been told to take down displays of Jesus, crosses, and gospel passages from their homes as part of a government propaganda effort to “transform believers in religion into believers in the party.”
According to The South China Morning Post (SCMP), Communist Party of China (CPC) officials visited Chritian believers’ homes in Yugan county of Jiangxi province where about 10 percent of the population are Christians. They urged residents to replace personal religious displays with posters of President Xi Jinping; more than 600 removed Christian symbols from their living rooms, and 453 hung portraits of the Communist leader, according to SCMP.

Court extends Oscar Pistorius jail term to 13 years


Oscar Pistorius is not getting out of prison soon, as South Africa court increases his jail sentence for killing girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp to 13 years and five months.

Jose Mourinho fears Marouane Fellaini could quit Manchester United

Jose Mourinho admitted Friday he is growing ever more anxious about the prospect of losing Belgian international Marouane Fellaini as the midfielder’s contract talks with Manchester United drag on.

The Old Trafford manager, speaking ahead of his side’s Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday, has revealed that he is not involved in the discussions designed to tie the 30-year-old Belgian international to a new, extended deal.

Atiku: Mama Taraba, Others May Dump APC, Buhari's Govt Soon

Following the resignation of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, from the All Progressives Congress, APC, there indications that Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, may do same in the coming weeks.

An aide to a top member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) told DAILY POST on Friday that the former ruling party is excited by Atiku’s decision.

Zimbabwean Army Hands Over Finance Minister To Police

Ignatius Chombo, the Zimbabwean Finance Minister, who was detained last week during a military coup, had been handed over to police, the lawyer representing him said on Friday.

Vanguard reports that Prof. Lovemore Madhuku added that Chombo had also been hospitalised.

Pochettino expects Spurs to show killer instinct

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Mauricio Pochettino has called on Tottenham Hotspur to show a more ruthless touch as they look to keep their Premier League title hopes alive with a win against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

Pochettino admitted Tottenham, who lost to Arsenal last weekend and then won at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, have found it difficult to see off supposedly inferior opposition at Wembley this season.

VIDEO Inside The Multi-Million-Dollar Properties Owned By Diezani And Kola Aluko In Lagos

Properties owned by former Nigeria oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and fugitive oil wheeler-dealer Kola Aluko were featured in 'Tracking noxious funds klepto tour' in Lagos. 

The tour, organized by the Kent Law School in collaboration with civil society organizations, visited properties owned by Diezani Alison-Madueke and Kola Aluko in Lagos State. 

Ikoyi Whistleblower Speaks on EFCC, Reveals Assassination Attempt (Video)

One of the Whistleblowers of the famed Ikoyi billions case has come out to reveal intricate details of his encounter with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the true series of events that occurred, leading to the discovery of over $43 million.
In a video obtained by PoliticsNGR, the whistleblower who goes by the name Abdulmumin Musa, an estate agent, revealed that he has lived in Ikoyi for over 20 years. He claims he regularly took clients to the Osborne towers apartment complex for inspection. He reveals that one of the security guards, Steven, called him one day to talk about something.

Turkey to Detain 79 Former Teachers in Post-coup Probe

Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Friday for 79 former teachers, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, as part of a widening crackdown since 2016 failed coup attempt.

The teachers were formerly employed at schools allegedly linked to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of orchestrating last July’s abortive putsch, Anadolu said.

I Have Been Battling a 'Serious Illness' for the Past 30 Years - Ex-President Obasanjo Reveals

Ex-president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday revealed that he has been battling Diabetes Mellitus for the past 30 years. He stated this shortly after a two kilometre awareness walk from the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library through the MKO Abiola way, in Abeokuta.

Apo Six: Nigeria Police Reinstates Officer Who Killed Igbo Traders

The Nigerian Police Force has ordered the reinstatement of Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Danjuma an officer responsible for the extra-judicial of killing five young auto spare parts traders and a young woman on June 7, 2005, in Apo township, a satellite settlement at the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.

The victims, Ekene Isaac Mgbe, Ifeanyi Ozor, Chinedu Meniru, Paulinus Ogbonna, Anthony Nwokike, and Augustina Arebu, were returning from a nightclub when they were stopped at a police checkpoint and extra-judicially murdered by a contingent of policemen led by Danjuma.

Revitalised Valencia face title test in Barcelona visit

Both unbeaten and off to club record starts in La Liga, Valencia host Barcelona in the game of the La Liga season so far on Sunday (1945GMT) aiming to prove their title credentials are for real.

After two seasons in the doldrums riddled by coaching changes and questions over Singaporean owner Peter Lim’s running of the club, Valencia have been revitalised by a combination of new boss Marcelino Garcia Toral and sporting director Mateu Alemany to post a record run of eight straight La Liga wins.

Atiku: Fani-Kayode Reacts to Ex-VP's Resignation from APC

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, on Friday reacted to report of ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

The two-time Minister commended the Waziri of Adamawa, saying it took courage to take such bold step.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn-in as president

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as President of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare’s national stadium, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year rule of Robert Mugabe.

Taking his oath of office, the 75-year-old former security chief known as ‘The Crocodile’ vowed to uphold the constitution of the former British colony and protect the rights of all Zimbabwe’s 16 million citizens.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic pushes for Manchester United starting spot against Brighton

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in contention to make his first Manchester United start in seven months this Saturday after completing his comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

The striker enjoyed an impressive first season at Old Trafford following his free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in July 2016, only for it to be cut short by cruciate knee ligament damage sustained in a Europa League quarter-final victory over Anderlecht in April.

Lady Calls Out “Big Girl” Who Stole Her Money And Beat Her Up

A Nigerian lady has taken to her Instagram page to call out her friend, Abdulwasiu Feyishayo Mariam, who stole her money after giving her boyfriend her project money.
According to the lady with the handle @smallieee_ on Instagram, her friend still went further to assault her even after she found out.

Sadiq Daba Set For Treatment In UK

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba who has been reportedly diagnosed with leukaemia and prostate cancer is about to be flown to the UK for intensive treatment.

Daba had complained about shortage of funds, hence, colleagues and friends rallied around to raise funds for him.

Cristiano Ronaldo Wonders Why Barca Bought Dembele from Dortmund

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has said that Ousmane Dembele signed for Barcelona to play with Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo also claims he did not know who the forward was before he signed for the Catalan giant.

Mercy Johnson's Husband Dumps PDP

Mercy Johnson's husband has quit PDP. Prince Odi Okojie who ran for Deputy governor of Edo State in 2016 under the party has now officially dumped the party. He shared the official letter of his resignation on his instagram page. Just this morning, Atiku also dumped APC.

Saudi crown prince calls Iran’s supreme leader ‘new Hitler’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denounced Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the “new Hitler of the Middle East,” as tensions simmer between the regional rivals.

Saudi Arabia and its arch-rival Iran have traded a bitter war of words after a missile fired from Yemen was intercepted near Riyadh airport on November 4. The missile was claimed by Yemen’s Tehran-backed Huthi rebels.

‘Apologize to me or face the consequences’ – Nigerian Lady tells man who almost raped her

A Nigerian lady who took to Twitter to recount her near rape experience in the hands of a man identified as Dayo who almost raped her, has told him to apologize or face the consequences.

According to the lady, the incident occurred after Dayo who has been her friend for 3 years on Twitter invited her over for a date. Here’s her story;

Atiku now a free man - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar a free man following his resignation from the ruling  All Progressives Congress.

Buhari taking steps at realising the Nigerian dream – Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, says patriotic zeal of citizens is very important to national development.

Adesina spoke in Lagos on Thursday, at the 2nd anniversary of Global Patriot Newspaper, an online newspaper.

New Zimbabwe president praises 'father of the nation' Mugabe

Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa praised outgoing leader Robert Mugabe as "the father of the nation" during his inauguration address on Friday.

Woman sends explosives to Obama

Julia Poff, 46, is charged in federal court with sending explosives 

A Texas woman has been charged with mailing explosive devices to President Barack Obama and Texas governor Greg Abbott that she made using a cigarette packet and a salad dressing cap.

Court documents show that 46-year-old Julia Poff could have caused severe burns or even killed Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbot if the package she mailed to him had been opened as intended.

Atiku’s exit good for us, says El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Friday said it was good that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar left the All Progressives Congress early.

He said the party was already aware that Atiku would leave in December.

Nurse leaves her wedding reception to attend to her sick patient

A Mexican nurse has made news after she left her own wedding reception to tend to a patient while still in her wedding dress.

Photo of Maryam Sanda reading the Quran in court

Photo of Maryam Sanda, lady who stabbed her husband to death, reading a Quran in court has emerged online.

She has however been remanded in Suleja prison.

PHOTOS: Obiano visits Buhari

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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I’m Still In EFCC Custody - Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to the impression being created that he has been released.

The EFCC arrested Anyim in connection with a sum of N520m, which he allegedly collected from ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on the eve of the 2015 general election.

Man Stabs Attendant For Forbidding Smoking In Filling Station

An unemployed man, Bala Lawal, who allegedly stabbed an attendant for stopping him from smoking in a petrol station, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Twenty-three-year-old Lawal, who resides on Lawal Street, Mangoro, Agege, Lagos, is standing trial for assault.

I’ll Never Leave APGA For APC, Obiano Vows

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday said there was no truth in the rumours that he will leave the All Progressives Grand Alliance for the All Progressives Congress.

He said he would never leave the party on which platform he contested and won governorship seat two times.

Ben Bruce Congratulates Atiku For Leaving The APC

Nigerian lady reveals she is embarking on a 21 day dry fasting for Wizkid because of his numerous enemies

A Nigerian lady, Boss lady on Instagram has revealed she is embarking on a 21 day dry fasting for Wizkid because according to her, his enemies are now much.

She wrote;

Danny Welbeck’s half-time substitution was ‘planned’ – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger insists Danny Welbeck did not suffer a recurrence of his recent injury despite coming off at half-time as Arsenal lost to Cologne.

The Gunners, who made 11 changes from Saturday’s north London derby success over Tottenham, were beaten 1-0 in their Europa League contest at the RheinEnergieStadion.

Man charged with abandoning wife, new-born twins in hospital

A 45-year-old unemployed man, Godwin Onyelanesi, who allegedly abandoned his wife and new-born twins in a hospital, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.

The accused, who resides on Afolabi Street in Abule Egba, Lagos, appeared before Magistrate A. O. Gbajumo on counts of failure to provide a necessity of life and breach of the peace.

'People who don't tithe are permanent beggars - Pastor Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, founder, Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Thursday explained why it is important for Christians to pay tithe.

Oyedepo said tithing opens the windows of heaven and ensures divine blessings for Christians, stressing that those who don’t tithe are permanently beggars.

Atiku officially dumps APC

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has dumped Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mr. Abubakar in a statement said
On the 19th of December, 2013, I received members of the All Progressives Congress at my house in Abuja. They had come to appeal to me to join their party after my party, the Peoples Democratic Party, had become factionalized as a result of the special convention of August 31, 2013.

Young Herbalist Paraded With Seven Human Skulls In Kwara State

A 25-year-old herbalist has been apprehended by operatives attached to Kwara state police command for being in possession of seven human skulls. Parading the suspect, among other suspected criminals in Ilorin on Thursday, the commissioner of police, Lawan Ado, said that the herbalist was arrested along Ilorin-Ajase Ipo road with a sack containing the seven human heads.

437 out of 689 foreign students fail Medical Dental Council of Nigeria examination

About 437 foreign medical students who sat for the Medical Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN examination recently, at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH have reportedly failed the exam following the release of the result.

The doctors who had been verified by US/MDCN questioned why only 243 allegedly passed out of the overall 689.