Saturday, 13 January 2018

Alexis Sanchez's Family Arrive London in Preparation for Arsenal Exit

Alexis Sanchez’s family have arrived in London in preparation for the Chilean’s departure from Arsenal, has revealed.
The 29-year-old is subject of a transfer tussle between Manchester City and Manchester United this month, although it’s understood that the former Barcelona man has his heart set on a move to the Etihad Stadium, where he will link up with his former coach Pep Guardiola.

Only Thierry Henry can compare to Kylian Mbappe – Claudio Ranieri

Nantes boss Claudio Ranieri has hailed the talents of Paris Saint-Germain attacker Kylian Mbappe, stating that only Thierry Henry can be compared to a player who could “win the Ballon d’Or”.

Mbappe was at Monaco at the same time as Ranieri during the 2013-14 season and last summer completed a blockbuster loan move from the Stade Louis II to the capital that will be made permanent for an initial fee of €145 million in the summer.

Borussia Dortmund chief defends under-fire Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund’s CEO has defended their under-fire star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who has been the target of negative headlines in the German media recently.

Dortmund resume their Bundesliga campaign after the winter break on Sunday at home to Wolfsburg with star striker Aubameyang hoping to add to his tally of 13 goals in 15 league games.

Massive Whale Washes Up Dead Upon A Beach In South Africa

A 15 metre-long Humpback whale carcass has been removed from Paardevlei Beach near the Strand outside Cape Town, South Africa. The adult male carcass washed ashore yesterday, but the cause of it’s death is undetermined.

Fake Buhari tweet on herdsmen in circulation – Presidency

The Nigerian presidency has alerted Nigerians  about a fake Twitter handle purportedly belonging to President Muhammadu Buhari .
Femi Adesina, the president’s special adviser on media and publicity said  the parody account has been posting  spurious messages justifying the  attacks by herdsmen, saying they were only defending themselves.

My Choice of Candidates in 2019 Presidential Election - By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, thanks for the deluge of messages and phone calls last week after reading my memo to our dear President. I doubt if any article of mine ever generated such amazing interest from the rich and poor, educated and not so educated, alike. The closest to it would be the letter I wrote to our wonderful First Lady of yore, Dame Patient Jonathan at the peak of PDP rascality. 

“Leave Politics to the Politicians”- Buratai Warns Army Officials`

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has issued a stern warning to all officers and soldiers in the Nigerian Army to steer clear of politics.

Buratai, represented by the Commander, Infantry Corps, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, gave the warning on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of officers who underwent a Regimentation and Leadership training of the 64 RC and SSC 44 course at the 20 Infantry Battalion Serti, Taraba.

Photo: Nigerian men arrested for illegally staying in Indonesia

Photo: Nigerian men arrested for illegally staying in Indonesia

More than 10 Nigerian men were today arrested for illegally residing in Indonesia. The police acting on a tipoff, stormed the homes where the Nigerian men were staying and arrested them.

Sol Campbell reveals plan to get into management

Sol Campbell has revealed he is looking to get into management.

Campbell retired from football in 2011 after a glittering career which saw him play for Tottenham and Arsenal, and earn 73 caps for England.

He was appointed assistant manager of Trinidad and Tobago in January 2017, but confirmed he is ready to make the step into the dug-out alone.

Instagram Comedian, Calabar Chic Reportedly Kidnapped by Fulani Herdsmen

Actress and comedian, Calabar Chic who was reportedly kidnapped by Fulani herdsmen has expressed thanks to God after she was successfully released.

The abduction took happened on Monday. She was reportedly released yesterday alongside a friend.

Anambra Prostitutes Attack Governor Obiano Over Demolition of Shanties

The demolition of illegal structures on the Onitsha/Enugu Expressway by the Anambra State Government has displaced some s*x workers.
Also dislodged by the demolition were some urchins believed to specialise in snatching people’s personal effects in the area.
Speaking with Southern City News on Friday, the leader of the sex workers in the area, who identified herself as Linda, berated the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, for approving the demolition.

Lil Kesh Speaks on Being Deported from U.S

Nigerian singer, Lil Kesh has reacted to a recent report that he was deported from the US.
Kesh, who said that he was never deported from the United States, stated that the news was totally false.

Ethiopian dissidents jailed for singing in court

An Ethiopian court has sentenced prominent dissident Bekele Gerba and three other opposition figures to six months in jail for singing a protest song in court, a defence lawyer told AFP on Friday.

The four, all members of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), have been in pre-trial custody since their arrest in late 2015 when a wave of anti-government protests broke out.

“If you’re rich and don’t help pastors, you will die before 2019” – young Nigerian pastor declares

A young Nigerian pastor has declared on Facebook that those who are rich and refuse to help their pastors will die in 2019.

He wrote;

35-year old Policewoman dies after fighting husband’s alleged mistress

A 35-year-old policewoman, Sergeant Mariam Sule, died after fighting a woman suspected to be the mistress of her husband, Uche Madumere. According to NewTelegraph, the incident occurred on November 20, about 10p.m., at Number 10, Sholake Street, Iju-Ishaga, Lagos.

Before Mariam got married to Uche, she already had three children. She married Uche three years ago who also came into the marriage with a daughter.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa describes risky escape after firing by Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s new president says he risked gunfire and an hours-long walk amid land mines while escaping a plot to “eliminate” him after Robert Mugabe fired him as his deputy last year.

A state-run Zimbabwe Herald report on Saturday said President Emmerson Mnangagwa revealed the details in remarks to Zimbabweans during an official visit to Angola.

Man electrocuted while cutting firewood in Jigawa – Police

A 40-year old man, Sale Mamman, electrocuted, while cutting firewood from a fallen tree branch on an electric high tension wire.

The Spokesman of the Jigawa Police Command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, disclosed that Mamman, is a resident of Duhuwa village in Kiyawa local government area.

Chelsea still have much to play for this season – Cesc Fabregas

Chelsea have plenty left to fight for this season despite trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by a cavernous 16 points, according to midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

The champions’ title defence has not quite gone according to plan, although much of that is down to the breathtaking form of City, with Pep Guardiola’s side still unbeaten in the league this campaign.

Missing Japanese mafia boss arrested after tattoos go viral

Japanese Mafia Boss on the Run Gets Arrested After Pics of Tattoos Go Viral

Thanks to someone taking a liking to some tattoos and the collective sharing efforts of social media, a 74-year-old Japanese gang member was arrested after he stayed in hiding for a murder he was involved in 10 years ago. Shigeharu Shirai was recently taken into custody in a province north of Bangkok after someone took a picture of his tattoos while he was sitting around a checkers table and placed it on Facebook. The picture was shared 10,000 times, leading to Shirai being taken into custody in connection with the death of Kazuhiko Otobe.

Uber & Careem To Recruit Female Drivers In Saudi

Ride hailing applications in Saudi Arabia are recruiting female drivers, after the Kingdom announced plans to lift the ban on women driving by June 2018.

Female customers currently represent 80% of Uber's Saudi rider base and 70% of business for its Dubai-based counterpart, Careem, according to statistics shared with CNN by both companies. The apps are a lifeline to women with no independent way to get around the Kingdom.

I insulted Conte to hurt him – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted that he insulted his Chelsea counterpart, Antonio Conte, with “a response that I know that touched the point where he really feels hurt”.

Conte launched a verbal assault on Mourinho, branding the Manchester United boss a “fake” and accusing him of being “a little man”.

No airline will fail under our watch – FG

Federal Government yesterday vowed that no airline would fold up under its watch, assuring that the takeover of Arik and Aero Contractors was a deliberate decision to save the airline industry.

Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika stated this on Friday during the formal roll out ceremony of Aero Contractors Airline’s 5N-BLG Aircraft that successfully completed C-check maintenance exercise at Aero MRO facility in Lagos.

Freeze reacts to Wilson Oruma’s mental disorder allegedly caused by pastor

Controversial media personality, Daddy Freeze, has reacted to report of the duping of Former Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oruma, who was duped by a pastor.

Parrot's Blog on Thursday reported that the ex-super eagles midfielder is suffering from mental disorder as a result of how he was reportedly duped by an unknown pastor. 

Separate us before my wife beats me to death – Man tells court

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday reconciled a couple, Mr Olawale Jaiyeola and his wife, Olatayo, whose 28-year marriage was on the brink of collapse.

The court’s President, Mr Akin Akinniyi, resolved the differences between the estranged couple after several adjournments and interventions.

Meet Female chief, Kachindamoto who has broken up over 850 child marriages in Malawi

Thirteen years ago, Theresa Kachindamoto worked as a secretary at a city college in Zomba, a district in Southern Malawi. It had been her job for 27 years. The youngest of 12 children, she was born into a family of chiefs — Malawi’s traditional authority figures — but she never expected to become a senior chief to more than 900,000 people. But when the chiefs called, telling her to pack her bags and come home, she did. She had been chosen as the next senior chief.
She was shocked when she saw girls as young as 12 with babies and teenaged husbands, and after her coronation rites, she was soon ordering the people to give up their ways and terminating underaged marriages.

This opioid painkiller is at the heart of Nigeria's drug problem

Painkillers are all the rave for recreational drug users the world over nowadays; in Nigeria, the favourite of them is tramadol, an over the counter pain medication that is at the fulcrum of a very present drug problem.

On Tuesday, Twitter user @KoloKennethK tweeted his account of a major drug bust involving billions of naira worth of Tramadol  at Lagos’ Apapa Port.

Heartless Robbers Seal 89-Year-Old Woman’s Mouth With Super Glue

Two suspects have been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly using super glue to seal the mouth of an 89 year woman, Imasogbonre Enahoro, to prevent her from shouting for help.

The suspects  also allegedly glued the mouth of her daughter, Marylyn Ajibola, and proceeded to steal  valuables and a Toyota Camry car from the victim’s’ residence at Igueben village,near Benin.

DPR seals six filling stations, enforces N145 per litre in Anambra

The Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed six fuel stations in Anambra for allegedly hoarding and selling petrol above the official pump price of N145 per litre.

The affected filling stations were located in Awka, the capital city, Onitsha the commercial town and neighbouring Nkpor and Obosi.

The richest man in history,Jeff Bezos does not pay thithe-Daddy Freeze

Daddy Freeze has buttressed his point that paying thithes to a pastor or church has nothing to do with prosperity by citing Amazon CEO ,Jeff Bezos as an example .

Jeff Bezos who practices Scientology, is not only the world's richest man now but is said to be the richest in history.

Why I Took Off My Husband's Photos From My Instagram Page- Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson has explained why she removed all her husbands photos including the one they took together from her instagram page. Recall the actress carried out the act days ago which sparked rumours her marriage was in crisis. Mercy has now told TheNetng the reason she carried out the act.

Yomi Fabiyi drags Instablog9ja, actress to court, demands N15m

Towards the end of 2017, a woman identified as Eniola Omoshalewa Eunice, accused filmmaker and actor, Yomi Fabiyi, of demanding sex in exchange for a movie role about nine years ago.
According to the woman, who is now a realtor, Fabiyi demanded for sex in exchange for a role in a movie. She wrote via her Instagram page, “This stupid guy, I remember my encounter with him about nine years ago when I was so passionate about acting. I was happy when I met him as he promised that he would feature me in a movie that very day.

Ronaldo criticizes Neymar’s move from Barcelona to PSG

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima has criticized the world record move of his fellow countryman, Neymar to Paris-Saint-Germain from Barcelona.

Ronaldo believes the 25-year-old switch from the Catalan club to the French giants is a step backward for the former Santos striker.

How 14-year-old girl helped Chibok girl escape Boko Haram

The newly-freed Chibok schoolgirl, Salomi Pogu, who was abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 but rescued last week, has given details of how she managed to escape from her captors.
Pogu, who was amongst over 200 school girls kidnapped by the militant group, is the latest of 107 girls to either escape, be rescued or freed.
The Nigerian Army said Pogu and another Boko Haram cap

Trump in excellent health – White House doctor says following first check-up as president

Dr Ronny Jackson, White House Doctor and Physisian to U.S. President Donald Trump, has declared the president to be in “excellent health”.

“The examination went exceptionally well. The President is in excellent health and I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday,” Jackson said in a statement released by the White House.

Returning Novak Djokovic can’t wait to relight the ‘fire’

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic says he’s excited to be back after a long injury-enforced break, admitting he has missed the “fire and passion” of competitive tennis.
The Serbian former world number one has been out of action for six months, and while he enjoyed having his first real break since turning professional, he is ready to get back to business.

China demolishes Christian megachurch

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Authorities in northern China have demolished a Christian megachurch in a move denounced by a religious rights group as “Taliban-style persecution”.

China’s officially atheist Communist authorities are wary of any organised movements outside their control, including religious ones.