Monday, 4 December 2017

Court Awards N10m Damages Over Death Of Pregnant Woman

Delta State High Court has awarded N10 million in damages against the Delta State Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General, the Hospitals Management Board (HMB), and two others over the death of a pregnant woman in November 2012.

The court ruled that the pregnant woman, Elo Joseph, died due to medical negligence.

According to Sahara Reporters, the defendants charged are the Delta State Hospital Management Board, Delta State Attorney General Peter Mrakpor, Dr. Nwabua, and Dr. Mike Ozoemena.

Sen. Arise kidnapped, police denies claim

Sen. Ayo Arise, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was kidnapped on Sunday, along Okene-Lokoja road, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NAN reports that the senator was abducted along with his Personal Assistant and driver while returning to Abuja.

Imo youths kill, burn head teacher accused of sorcery

A serving head teacher, Mr. Cosmas Nwaiwu, has been reportedly killed by irate youths from Nneoche Umuoma Nzerem in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.

Nwaiwu, 57, who was said to have been killed on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 was the Head Teacher of Obolo Primary School, Ehime Mbano.

Ford sues John Cena for selling rare GT less than a month after buying it

Ford is suing American  wrestler John Cena for selling his Ford GT sports-car too early .The avid car collector bought the GT in September for $463 376 but resold it shortly afterwards despite signing a purchase agreement to use it for at least two years .

Ford which built only 1000 units of the car model,hand-picked its buyers ,choosing Cena out of about 7000 applicants to buy the car.

Facebook launches chat app for children

Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision.

Messenger Kids is being rolled out for Apple iOS mobile devices in the United States on a test basis as a standalone video chat and messaging app.

Carlos Tevez told to return by December 26 as China saga drags on

Carlos Tevez has three weeks to resolve his future at Shanghai Shenhua with the handsomely paid Argentine forward expected back with the rest of the squad by December 26.

The 33-year-old, who earns some of the highest wages in world football on a reported 730,000 euros a week, has flopped in China and was a notable absentee when Shanghai Shenhua won the FA Cup late last month.

Javier Mascherano still needed at Barcelona – Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has closed the door on Javier Mascherano leaving the Catalan giants in January due to Barca’s lack of fit centre-backs, despite the defender suggesting that he wanted to end his time at the club.

Samuel Umtiti, who has replaced Mascherano as Gerard Pique’s regular partner at the heart of the Barca defence, was ruled out for two months after tearing a hamstring in a 2-2 draw at home to Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Undergraduate arrested for beheading his mother in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University in Ondo, Joseph Mark, has been arrested for beheading his mother, Mrs. Christianah Mark.

Confirming the incident, the state police Public Relations officer, Folashade Odoro, said that the incident happened at No 25, Zone 5, Ajetomobi Street, Eko-Ende Road, Ikirun, Osun, on Sunday December 3rd.

Armed Robbery Gang Busted By Police Operatives In Enugu, Weapons Recovered

The Enugu state commissioner of police Danmallam Mohammed has commended the operatives of the Anti Vice Squad of the Nigeria Police Force Zone Headquarters Umuahia for smashing suspected notorious Armed Robbery squad along Udi Ozalla Road and recovering their weapons.

Man Survives Accident, Arrested For Driving Stolen Vehicle Belonging To Naval Officer

An ash coloured Toyota Camry with Reg no KTU 765 DV was recovered from a suspect while on patrol along the Lagos/Ibadan expressway today, 4 December 2017. A motorist who was stopped by the FRSC team had reported a road traffic crash at Ramona Trailer park Ogere and the team quickly moved to the scene.

Former Chelsea Striker Confesses On Live TV, Reveals He Had “Orgies With Many Women”

Former Chelsea striker Hernan Crespo left live TV viewers stunned by revealing he had “orgies with many women”. The former Argentina international, who was on Chelsea’s books between 2003 and 2008, made the X-rated confession while taking part in a TV show in his homeland.

When the host asked his six guests, “Who took part in an orgy?” only Crespo stepped forward.

Mother Hands Her Own 18-year-old Son to Police After Making this Shocking Discovery About Him

According to a report by Metro UK, a British mother has handed her son over to police after he admitted molesting 50 children.

The18-year-old boy, Joseph Hayden Boston, allegedly assaulted two boys aged eight and four in a motel over the weekend.

LAUTECH Has Highest Concentration of Cyber Criminals - DSS

A dearth of experts in cybersecurity and technology is leaving Nigeria vulnerable to cybercrimes, warns the Department for State Security Service (DSS).

DSS says internet fraud is more prevalent in the south west, especially Lagos, Ogun and Oyo.

Hoodlums Allegedly Beat Pregnant Woman to Coma After Taking Alcohol in Rivers (Photo)

Two hoodlums in the late hours of Sunday, attacked a woman simpley identified as Mrs Rose, in her husband's absence, and brutally batter her in Alesa community in Eleme Town of Rivers State.

While speaking to a correspondent, a source disclosed that "the hoodlums are neighbors who live in the same compound with Mrs Rose at Alesa.

EFCC Witness Exonerates Ex-FCT Minister from Alleged Crime

A prosecution witness, Mr Ishaya Dauda told an FCT High Court Gudu that in the course of investigations, no government money was traced to the former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed’s account.

Dauda, a Senior Detective Superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday said this during cross examination by the defence counsel, Chief Chris Uche.

Legendary Indian Bollywood Actor, Shashi Kapoor is Dead (Photos)

India’s legendary actor and veteran Bollywood star, Shashi Kapoor, passed away Monday, at the age of 79, family members said.

“The actor was admitted to the Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai.

“He was administered several rounds of dialysis at the hospital and today evening he breathed his last,” a family member told media.

Lionel Messi's Statue In Buenos Aires Vandalised (Photos)

Argentine football star, Lionel Messi's statue has been vandalised in the capital, Buenos Aires.
According to a BBC report, the bronze statue was chopped off just above the ankles, with the main "body" left lying on the pavement.
It is the second time the statue, which was unveiled in June 2016, has been targeted by vandals. Police said the motive was unclear.

Don't Exploit Youths for Your Personal Political Ambition - Comedian, I Go Dye Tells Atiku

Veteran Nigerian comedian, Francis Agoda popularly known as I Go Dye, who has organized several international comedy shows such as "I Go Dye Standing," has taken to hos Instagram page to advise former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, not to use “sentimental empathy” with the Nigerian youth to drive his political ambition.

Young Boko Haram Victim Returns from Dubai After Successful Surgery (Photos)

After undergoing a successful surgery in Dubai, young Boko Haram victim, Ali Ahmadu, who suffered a spinal cord injury on Monday arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja after a successful surgery in Dubai. 

'Curse Be Unto You' - Duncan Mighty Reacts To Theft Allegation Against His Sister

Following allegations that his sister was caught stealing from a supermarket, Nigerian singer Duncan Mighty has reacted to the news. The musician who responded in a bitter manner cursed the news platforms that carried the news.
A Facebook user named Ofon Le’cheery Francis had shared the photos with the below caption:

Kingsley Coman Wants Bayern Munich Revenge Against PSG

Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman believes avenging their 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain this week will send a message to the rest of the Champions League contenders.

The Bundesliga champions were beaten 3-0 in Paris in the reverse fixture in October, a result that prompted Carlo Ancelotti to be sacked as head coach.

Court sentences 2 men 32 months for stealing cell phone

A Masaka Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Monday, sentenced two men to 16 months imprisonment each for stealing cell phone.

The convicts are Michael Onazi, 26 and Joseph Ali, 28.

The convicts, who live in Angwan Police area, Masaka, had pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft, but begged the Judge for mercy.

Gucci confirms tax evasion probe

Italian fashion giant Gucci on Monday said police raided its offices over suspected tax evasion, confirming a report in the Italian press.

The Milan public prosecutor suspects the fashion house of declaring several years worth of Italian sales in Switzerland, thereby saving around 1.3 billion euros ($1.5 billion) in domestic tax, La Stampa daily said.

PDP chairmanship position not for sale – Babangida

Former Head of State and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has said that the Party’s national chairmanship position for which, its election has been billed for December 9, 2017, is not for sale.

General Babangida said he was alarmed at and displeased with the level of money politics which aspirants to the position have engaged in, warning that the party must produce a national chairman who must be proven to be a man of “stature, discipline, character and commendable conduct to breathe fresh air into our party and not persons whose political relevance is the product of naira and kobo bargain across the counter.”

25-year-old undergraduate arrested for beheading mother

A 25-year-old undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Joseph Mark, has been arrested by the Osun State police command for allegedly beheading his mother on Sunday.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Folashade Odoro, confirming the incident told newsmen in Osogbo that the incident happened at about 6:30 am, at No 25, Zone 5, Ajetomobi Street, Eko-Ende Road, Ikirun, Osun.

I allowed Tottenham to self-destruct against Chelsea in 2016 – Mark Clattenburg

Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says he “allowed Tottenham to self-destruct” when he refereed the 2-2 draw with Chelsea in May 2016 as Spurs conceded the title to Leicester.

Spurs needed to beat Chelsea to retain any hope of winning the league.

Lawsuit accuses Google of stealing data of five million users

A consumer activist launched Thursday a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally collecting data on more than five million British iPhone users, who could possibly see a payout reaching into the hundreds of millions.

A campaign group dubbed ‘Google You Owe us’ says the tech giant owes consumers “trust, fairness and money” after unlawfully placing cookies on mobile phones between 2011 and 2012.

Bitcoin surges closer to $12,000 mark

The price of cryptocurrency bitcoin surged to 11,800 dollars on Sunday afternoon – its highest level yet.

Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer digital currency system created in 2009 that is not propped up by a central bank, has seen its value increase ten-fold, but with dramatic fluctuations, this year.

Real Madrid can’t convince Mauro Icardi to leave Inter Milan – Piero Ausilio

Inter have no reason to fear losing Mauro Icardi to Real Madrid in the near future as his commitment to the Italian club is clear, sporting director Piero Ausilio says.

The 24-year-old striker has been linked with Europe’s top teams in recent transfer windows, with Madrid said to be heavily interested. However, the Argentine opted to sign a new contract in October 2016 to keep him tied to the Serie A side until 2021.

Carlo Ancelotti rejects Italy job offer in favour of seeking club return

Carlo Ancelotti has turned down an approach from the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to become the new Italy coach as he would prefer to find a job at club level.

The 58-year-old Italian is currently out of work after being sacked by Bayern Munich earlier this season and he had emerged as the favourite to succeed Gian Piero Ventura after he was dismissed following Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup.

Neymar won’t join Real Madrid – Luis Suarez

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez insisted he cannot envisage former teammate Neymar moving to rivals Real Madrid due to his “admiration” for Barca.

Neymar spent four years at the Camp Nou before sensationally moving to Paris Saint-German in August for a world record 222 million euro ($264 million) fee.

Zimbabwe's President, Emmerson Mnangagwa swears in first post-Mugabe cabinet


Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his cabinet on Monday, with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power.

Sworn in as president on Nov. 24 after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit following a de facto military coup, Mnangagwa has also come under fire for bringing back several faces from the Mugabe era, including Patrick Chinamasa as finance minister.

Police IG orders immediate reorganization of SARS

Following the massive online campaign for #ENDSARS, Idris Kpotun Ibrahim, the Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force, has ordered the immediate re-organization of special anti-robbery squad (SARS).
A statement issued  by Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, today reads thus;

Charly Boy, Deji Adeyanju, others in handcuffs as the protest against the Libyan slave trade

Leader of the 'Our Mumu Don Do' group, Charly Boy and a few of his members have been pictured in handcuffs as they stage a protest against the ongoing Libya Slave trade.

The group marched to the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja today.

Read the last post by upcoming artiste who stabbed himself to death in Enugu

A 20 year old upcoming artiste Johnny Creed, reportedly committed suicide on Sunday in Enugu.According to a source who spoke with Lailasblog, he had come home to find Johnny dead. the deceased had a knife in one hand and blood all over his body.

Further investigations showed Johnny's last post on Facebook read; I'm at war.

Senator Danjuma Goje lends his voice to #ENDSARS campaign

25-Year-Old Female Pilot Flies Plane To Abuja, Takes Selfie With Passengers

A 25-year-old female pilot dazzled and amazed some of her passengers after a flight to Abuja earlier today. According to a surprised Facebook user, Imade Alonge Ize-Iyamu, the young lady identified as Captain Ibiyemi flew the plane not as a co-pilot but as a full pilot as she and another passenger sought for a selfie with her (the pilot) after the flight.

Sex scandal: Housewife prepares to drag Christ Embassy Church, pastor to court

Mrs. Brenda Nwanguma, a worker with Inner City Mission for Children (ICM4C), under the Christ Embassy Church canopy, is threatening to drag the church and Pastor Kenechukwu Kanu aka Kaycee to court.

Nwanguma, a member of the Christ Embassy Church, is demanding for justice in respect of alleged work place harassment, intimidation, blackmail and libel. Nwanguma’s lawyer, Samuel Akpologun had already petitioned the church.

Why developer attempted to kill us -Widow

A widow, Mrs Halima Abubakar 60, has revealed how armed thugs stormed her home at Ikoyi, Lagos State and allegedly attempted to kill her and her 92-year-old mother because she refused to sell her property to a developer.

Abubakar, a widow, claimed that Mr Felix Ezeamama, a developer, was threatening to kill her in order to take over her two flats, ‘Flats A and B’ of Block A, bungalow,’ 41 Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Elton John Reveals His Mother Has Died Just Months After They Healed Their Nine-Year Rift

Sir Elton John is in 'shock' today after he revealed his beloved mother Sheila has passed away aged 92 - months after they healed their long and painful rift.

The star, 70, had been estranged from Mrs Farebrother for around nine years until May this year following rows over mutual friends and his husband David Furnish.

Photos: Wike Releases 16 SUV To Rivers’ National Assembly Members

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has released 16 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to elected members of the National Assembly from Rivers State.

Three of the Vehicles are for Senators representing the State, while 13 are for members of the House of Representatives from the state .

Read Tony Elumelu's open letter to the next generation

The billionaire businessman took to IG to post the photo above and wrote;

Emefiele is best CBN Governor ever, says Jim Ovia

Zenith Bank Plc Chairman Jim Ovia has described Godwin Emefiele as the best governor the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ever had.

Ovia spoke at the 47th convocation of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in his acceptance speech on the conferment of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) (Honoris Causa) on him by the university. Ovia and Emefiele are alumni of the UNN.

Nigerian man stabbed to death, following an argument over house rent in S. Africa.

A 26-year-old Nigerian, Chidiebere Nwaojiekwu, from Unubi, Anambra state, was on the 1st of December, 2017, stabbed to death at Galeshewe, Kimberly town in Northern Cape, according to journalist Peter Agba Kalu.

The murder was reportedly committed by his landlord, after an argument about rent degenerated into a fight. The landlord was said to have called his boys and they started stabbing the deceased. .

“Tithing not compulsory” — Dr Olukoya of MFM agrees with OAP Freeze

During today’s service at the International Headquarters, the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Ministries, Dr. DK Olukoya, said “Tithing is not compulsory”, as it’s purely a personal relationship between the giver and God.

Prince Harry’s bride Meghan Markle from a royal lineage

Prince Harry’s bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, may have some royal blood after all.

A US researcher who specializes in finding the American descendants of British monarchs said Thursday that Markle is a direct descendant of England’s King Edward III, who ruled from 1327 until 1377.

Ajimobi’s Chieftaincy Review Is Reversible - Olubadan

Controversy continues to trail the chieftancy review done by Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi as various lawsuits have been filed challenging the decision.

A statement signed by the media director of The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, said on this note, the review was reversible.

Female fans mob Odunlade Adekola for selfies and hugs at Lagos event (Photos)

Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola is loved for his talent, loved for his humour and especially loved by his female fans for his charm and good looks and these altogether has made him one of the most sought after actors by all.

Stella Damasus remembers her late first husband Jayejeje Aboderin

Nollywood actress Stella Damasus has remembered her first husband Jayejeje Aboderin who died in sad circumstances about twelve years ago.

The Nollywood actress amidst several backlash and hatred from most people has not stopped remembering her first husband even though she’s been married after the death to another man and presently married to another. 

Actor Michael Okon in money and credit card theft scandal

Actor Michael Okon accused of stealing friend's credit card and money

Nollywood actor Michael Okon has been accused of stealing his lady friend’s credit card and money.

According to SDK, Michael was taken to America for a movie premiere but eloped with a sugar mummy instead. Read what she shared below.