Monday, 22 January 2018

Nursing Mom Takes To Facebook To Explain How Hubby Cheats On Her With His Babymama


A mom of three who goes by the name Ruth Brownie on Facebook has taken to the social media platform to explain how her hubby as been cheating on her with his babymama. Currently, Ruth is nursing One month and two weeks baby and she says all she feels at the moment is pain. Read her rant..

Nigerian Man Killed By His Wife In Cameroon Over Alleged Sexual Affair


A Nigerian man identified as Ugochukwu Okeke AKA Alino, has been killed by wife, Chinenye Adaeze Okeke, and her apprentice boyfriend in Yaunde, Cameroon. Alino met his untimely death during an argument with his wife over her sexual affairs with one of his apprentices under his roof.

120-year-old man accused of obtaining N.4m illegally


The Osun State Police Command has arraigned a 120-year-old man, Pa Busari Oyewumi, for allegedly defrauding one Wasiu Adebisi of N400,000.

The suspect was arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court in Osogbo headed by Mrs. Fatima Sodamade on Monday on three counts of stealing, obtaining by false pretense and conspiracy.

Manchester United Confirm Sanchez Signing, Mkhitaryan Heads To Arsenal

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Manchester United on Monday confirmed the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan heading in the opposite direction.

“I am thrilled to be joining the biggest club in the world,” said 29-year-old Chile international forward Sanchez.

"We are yet to arrest suspect of Falae’s farm attack"


The Ondo State Police Command on Monday said it has not arrested the herdsmen who allegedly burnt down the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, at Ilado Village in Akure North Local Government Area of the state.

Some people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Sunday allegedly set fire on about five hectares of the farm where oil palm trees and some other cash crops were planted.

PDP to boycott local government election in Osun


The Peoples’ Democratic Party PDP in Osun state has restated that the party would not be taking part in the coming local government election scheduled for Saturday.

Fielding questions from newsmen in Osogbo yesterday during the party’s annual new year interreligious prayers, the state chairman of the party, Mr Soji Adagunodo said the party would not participate in an election not recognised by the constitution.

Super Eagles Players to Pocket $20,000 Each from CHAN 2018


Each player of the home-based Eagles will earn about $20,000 win-bonus and allowances should they win the 2018 CHAN in Morocco, officials have disclosed.

The further breakdown of the win-bonus shows they will be paid $2000-a-man for a win in the group stage and they will get $3,000 each if they won their quarterfinal.

Manchester City won’t fall into complacency trap – Pep Guardiola


Pep Guardiola says Manchester City proved against Newcastle United that their title charge will not be derailed by complacency as they bounced back to winning ways following defeat against Liverpool.

The runaway Premier League leaders responded to their first domestic loss of the season at Anfield on January 14 by overpowering the Magpies 3-1 with a Sergio Aguero hat-trick on Saturday.

Ernesto Valverde: Messi is the best player ever


Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde described Lionel Messi as the “best player there is and there ever will be” after he starred in a 5-0 win over Real Betis.

Messi and Luis Suarez produced a finishing masterclass as Barcelona launched a second-half blitz at Betis on Sunday.

Yahya Jammeh: The President Who Made People Take His Bogus HIV Concoction Of Herbs Cure


The Gambia's former leader, Yahya Jammeh, who left the country a year ago after two decades in power, has been accused of many crimes. But one of the strangest was forcing thousands of people with HIV to undergo treatment with a concoction of herbs he had invented himself. An unknown number died, reports Colin Freeman.
 
As the first person in The Gambia to publicly declare himself HIV-positive, Lamin Ceesay thought he was doing the right thing. It was back in 2000, when ignorance about HIV was still rife in Africa, and when HIV-positive people had to cope with stigma and prejudice on top of everything else.

80 Students Narrowly Escape Tragic Death As Fire Razes Hostel In Sokoto


According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, no less than eighty female students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Mabera in Sokoto metropolis escaped death on Sunday night when fire completely razed down their hostel. 
 
The inferno destroyed the four-room A’isha hostel and valuables but no student was hurt.
 

Roma, Chelsea agree deal for Dzeko


Chelsea have agreed a fee with Roma to sign Edin Dzeko.

Antonio Conte are desperate to add a new striker to provide competition for Alvaro Morata, who is without a goal in his last six appearances.

Dzeko is in his third season at Roma after joining from Manchester City and finished last season as the top scorer in Serie A with 29 goals.

Traffic offenders may pay higher fines soon, FRSC boss warns


The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has said that fines payable by traffic offenders may be increased this year, noting that the penalty stipulated by the law is rather low.

He also revealed that a total of 4,410 Nigerians lost their lives in 7,937 road crashes in 2017, while 23, 392 victims were injured.

Kevin De Bruyne to sign new deal at Manchester City


Manchester City are set to confirm that Kevin De Bruyne has signed a contract extension keeping him at the club until 2024, ESPN reports.

De Bruyne’s current deal is not due to expire until 2021 but City opened talks earlier in the season in a bid to secure his long-term future.

NCC to suspend licences of six companies over ‘call masking’


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will suspend the licenses of six companies which it claims are involved in “call masking”.
According to a letter seen by TheCable and dated January 12, 2018, NCC said the affected companies had until January 31 to state why they should not be suspended.

Wilson Oruma gets job in national team


Former Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oruma who has been battling emotional disorder after being defrauded N1.2 billion by fake oil businessmen has been offered a job as assistant coach in one of the national teams.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Melvin Amaju Pinnick disclosed this to Vanguard over the weekend.

$44m: EFCC quizzes ex-NIA boss Ambassador Dauda


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the weekend quizzed the former acting Director- General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Muhammed Dauda, Daily Trust authoritatively learned. 

Daily Trust last week exclusively reported how another $44million in cash kept in NIA’s vaults in Abuja was removed to an unknown destination, two months after Ambassador Ayodele Oke was sacked as head of the agency. 

25 People Contested Against Me To Become Aare Ona Kakanfo And I Defeated Them - Gani Adams


The Aare Ona Kakanfo of the Yoruba, Gani Adams, has said 25 influential Yoruba indigenes contested for the position which he won.

Speaking at a special thanksgiving service marking his successful installation at the Genesis parish of the church at Alakuko in Lagos, Adams said a top pastor of Celestial Church of Christ (CCC) predicted his victory as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo.

Court orders inquiry into demolition of Patience Jonathan’s property


The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday directed an inquiry into the alleged demolition of a property in Abuja linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

The Development Control Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration reportedly demolished the property last week Tuesday.

But the property is said to be a subject of forfeiture proceedings initiated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Chung Hyeon ousts Novak Djokovic from Aussie Open


Six-times champion Novak Djokovic has bowed out of the Australian Open, knocked out by South Korean Chung Hyeon.

Chung claimed a stunning 7-6(4) 7-5 7-6(3) victory against the Serbian on Monday.

The 21-year-old Chung, ranked 58th in the world, proved an immovable object, absorbing everything the former world number one could throw at him and returning it with interest.

Student Stabs His Own Teacher To Death For 'Failing' Him (Photo)


In what will come across as a shocking development, a student has allegedly killed his teacher after hearing that he’d failed grade 8.

According to Daily Sun SA, the 15-year-old student from Bosele Middle School in Manyeding Village in Kuruman, Northern Cape, South Africa, is accused of stabbing his 53-year-old teacher to death.

Robin van Persie completes Feyenoord return

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Robin van Persie has completed a move back to boyhood club Feyenoord on a free transfer from Turkish club Fenerbahce.

Van Persie’s return to Feyenoord was confirmed on the club’s official website on Monday.

Obasanjo, Abdulsalami in Liberia as Weah takes oath of office


Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state, are currently in Monrovia, capital of Liberia for the swearing-in of George Weah as Liberia’s president.
Speaking to reporters shortly after his arrival on Monday, Obasanjo said he was a proud man to witness a peaceful democratic transfer of power in Liberia, considering the huge sacrifices made by Nigeria for peace and stability in the country.

No To Cattle Colonies - Femi Falana


In a determined bid to solve the perennial clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the various parts of the country, the Buhari administration had embarked on a vigorous campaign for the establishment of ranches in the country.

Over a year ago, the Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Audu Ogbe announced that 11 state governments and the federal capital territory administration had made available 55 hectares of land for the establishment of ranches.

Ben Bruce: PDP ready to receive Senator Shehu Sani


A senator and founder of Silverbird Group, Ben-Murray Bruce, says the Peoples Democratic Party is willing to accept Shehu Sani if the ruling All Progressives Congress no longer wants the senator

The lawmaker, who is a member of the PDP, took to his official twitter handle to laud Mr. Sani’s intellect, describing him as a specimen of patriotism.

Buhari Did Not Appoint Amaechi As Campaign DG - Presidency


The presidency has reacted to reports that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi had been appointed as Director-General for President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign for 2019.
 
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, described the reports as mere rumour. Adesina told State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday that the president had not decided to run for re-election.

Ozil Eyes Huge Pay Increase As Aubameyang Edges Closer To Arsenal


Mesut Ozil is looking for a massive contract if Arsenal sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to big-money deals, according to the Sun .
 
Dortmund's Aubameyang and Manchester United's Mkhitaryan are expected to arrive at the Emirates before the close of the transfer window, and both are expected to earn £200,000 a week.

Facebook To Open Digital Training Hubs In Europe


Facebook said on Monday it would open three new centres in Europe to train people in digital skills.
 
The social media giant said it was committed to training one million people over the next two years as part of its drive to show its contribution to the bloc.
 
The U.S. company – which has faced regulatory pressure in Europe over issues ranging from privacy to antitrust – said it would open three “community skills hubs” in Spain, Poland and Italy.

Nollywood Actress, Mimi Orjiekwe Flaunts Her Newly Acquired N1.3m Designer Bag (Photos)


Popular Nollywood actress, Mimi Orjiekwe, has taken to her Snapchat account to show off photos of her latest acquisition - a sequined Louis Vuitton (LV) bag reportedly worth £2,700 (N1.3m).
 
Recall that few weeks ago while speaking in an interview, Mimi who has since separated from the father of her daughter revealed the reason their relationship did not work out.

Police arrest two with fake N8m notes in Niger


Following intelligence at the disposal of the Niger State Police Command in connection with the circulation of money suspected to be counterfeit, the operatives of the Command during two separate raids carried out in Minna metropolis, arrested one Umar Auta ‘m’ aged 50yrs of Bosso LGA and Abdulkarim Adamu ‘m’ 70yrs of Old Kwata Suleja in Suleja LGA respectively.

George Weah Has Been Sworn In As Liberia's 24th President


Football legend, George Weah, has been sworn in as the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia.

Weah took his oath of office at exactly noon inside the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia.

Yoruba Actress, Laide Bakare Ventures Into Music


Nollywood star, Laide Bakare has joined the growing league of folks who have delved into the music business from the neighboring movie Industry.

The popular Yoruba actress has launched her new record label which she announced on social media. 

” Do not measure your success by the success of others” publisher/TV host, Betty Irabor, shares profound message


This is so profound! Read below

Listen ehn! We all came into this world at different times and with different destinies and for different purposes. Once you understand that then you find inner peace. While it is easy to look at your friends, competitors and colleagues and wonder why they seem to be ahead of you and living the life you crave so badly, remember that our journeys in life are different. Each of us has to walk the path our creator has carved out for us.

Eight Students Commit Suicide In Bristol University In Just 18 Months


A student is thought to have taken his own life in the eighth reported case of suicide at a Bristol university in 18 months.

Justin Cheng was a third-year student at the University of Bristol's Law School and was found on the evening of Friday, January 12.

Herdsmen killings: I suspect prejudice against Fulani ethnic groups by some political persons - Comrade Odeyemi


Comrade Oladimeji Odeyemi is the Convener of the Coalition of Civil Society Groups Against Terrorism in Nigeria (COCSAT). 

He is also a member of Global Agenda Against Terrorism and a columnist with African Journal on Terrorism, published in the United States. He speaks on the episodes of killings by herdsmen, Victor Ogunyinka brings excerpts:

Money Is The Reason Sanchez Is Leaving For Manchester United Says Wenger


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has again suggested that the Chilean is moving to Old Trafford because of the money he was offered. The transfer deal is said to be nearing completion.

The 29-year-old in the next 48 hours is expected to have finalise his move to the rival club after apparently undergoing a medical on Sunday, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan in a swap deal is heading the opposite direction.

"Buhari Hasn’t Added Any Value To Democracy, We’ll Stop Him In 2019" - Na’abba


Gali Umar Na’Abba, former speaker of the house of representatives, says in November 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari told members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) board of trustees that he would seek re-election in 2019.

Na’Abba, who is a member of the board, has vowed not to support Buhari’s re-election bid because the president “has not added even an inch of value to democracy”.

'I do not see Atiku, Fayose and El Rufai becoming president in 2019, Buhari will win if APC fields him' - Primate Ayodele


The founder and Spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical and Spiritual Church, Oke Afa, Isolo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari will win in 2019, if the All Progressives Congress, APC, fields him during the election.

Explaining in his 220-page book, titled, ‘Warnings to the Nations (WTN), 2017/2018 edition in Lagos, Ayodele said Buhari’s chances at the polls are bright but warned the president against not doing things properly. The clergyman also warned former Vice President Atiku Abubakar against entering for the presidential race.

''Herdsmen killing is giving Fulanis including President Buhari a bad name'' Governor Fayose says


Ekiti state governor yesterday told Fulani herdsmen that the killings and atrocities that they have been accused of carrying out is giving everyone from the tribe, including President Buhari, a bad name. At a meeting held with leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and local Hunters from the state yesterday January 21st 2017, Governor Fayose said the killings and attacks is denting the names of notable Nigerians from the community.

''Herdsmen crisis mischievously invented by CAN to achieve a pre-planned agenda'' - Muslim group alleges


The Jamatul Nasir Islam (JNI) which is the umbrella body of Muslims in the country, has accused the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, of inventing the herdsmen crisis to achieve a preplanned agenda. According to the group, the herdsmen crisis invented by CAN is to achieve a sinister agenda in 2019.

One Chance Taxi Robbery Now Rampant In Owerri: How They Operate


BEWARE! One-Chance Taxi robbery now rampant in Owerri...SEE HOW THEY OPERATE

The rate of inside-vehicle-thieves, popularly known as "One-Chance", has drastically increased in Owerri.
And it became so after the executive governor of Imo state; Rochas Okorocha, banned Tricycle commuters (Keke Napep) and introduced an array of in-town taxi and cabs; The Yellow and Black: Taximo and the Imo Black Cab.

FG Uncovers Islamic State Terrorists In Benue, Other States


The Presidency on Sunday said that security agencies have discovered Islamic State in West Africa, ISWA,  terrorists in Benue, and other states of the federation.

A Presidential source said that the group operating within some North Central and South-South sections of the country is using foreign terrorists and recruiting young men fighting and killing innocent persons in order to exacerbate tensions along the county’s ethnic, religious and regional fault lines.

Man faces 15 years imprisonment for ‘catching’ his wife cheating with her boss


A husband caught his wife cheating, and now he’s facing up to 15 years in jail.
Sean Donis’s wife, Nancy Donis, 38, said she was going to dinner. Donis stayed behind to watch their 5-year-old son. When he couldn’t find his iPad, he turned on the Find My iPhone app to locate it.

“Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Oritsefemi’s wedding too loud for my liking” – Ketchup

Through the week, reggae-dancehall exponent and ‘Show me your rozay’ crooner, Onyido Nkemjika, popularly referred to as Ketchup, sparked off rumours that he was getting married secretly with a video he posted on social media.

In an exclusive chat with Vanguard, the ‘Olingo’ singer, Showtime realised that the video was not about him getting married secretly but just a video he posted while preparing for his friend’s wedding which takes place this weekend.

Rochas Okorocha says APC governors have unanimously endorsed Buhari for a second term


Imo State governor, Rochas have stated that governors elected under the banner of APC have all given their support and approval to president Buhari’s second term bid. He stated this on arrival at the Sam Mbakwe airport from Abuja where he held meetings with APC chiefs.

The governor said Buhari’s performance merits another term and stressed the need for continuity. He said:

Photos: Police nab 56 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and cultists in Akwa Ibom


The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested 56 suspected kidnappers and cultists in the last two weeks.

Briefing newsmen at the state Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo on Thursday, January 18, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyemi Samuel Ogunjemilusi, said the suspects were arrested for various offences, ranging from armed robbery to cultism and other crimes most of whom have been charged to court while others are under investigation.

Armed robbers storm police station in Ghana, free 6 inmates


A manhunt has been launched in Ghana for 6 armed robbers who were freed by their colleagues, who stormed Kwabenya District Police Headquarters in the early hours of Sunday.

Diezani in trouble again over withdrawal of $1.3b from NNPC accounts


There seems to be no end to the alleged mind-boggling financial misappropriation in the former President Goodluck Jonathan administration.
In the centre of it all is, according to records unearthed by investigators, former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Court Jails Housewife 13 Years For Trafficking Girls


A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, has sentenced a housewife, Nonye Ukatu, to 13 years’ imprisonment for trafficking two girls under 12 years old and using them for forced labour.

Our correspondent learnt that Ukatu was jailed on Friday in a judgment delivered by the presiding judge, Justice Kudy Jose.

‘Fresh PDP’ faction rejects truce with Secondus


The peace deal brokered between the ‘Fresh PDP’ and the leadership of the Uche Secondus-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hit the rocks, barely 24 hours after it was brokered.

A former national chairman of the PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, had, on Saturday, presided over a marathon truce meeting with purported leaders of the ‘Fresh PDP’ and a few chieftains of the PDP where the two parties in dispute openly declared an end to hostilities.

Delta govt invites Niger-Delta Avengers for dialogue


Delta State Deputy Governor and Chairman Advocacy Committee Against Vandalism of Oil and Gas Facilities Kingsley Otuaro has appealed to Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to sheathe their swords.

He said they should come to the dialogue table.

NDA hinted days ago of intention to attack oil assets in a resumed programme tagged: ‘Operation red economy’, aimed at bringing the country’s oil production and export capacity and hence its largely oil-based economy to ground zero.