Sunday, 28 January 2018

If I Marry An Entertainer, Who Will Take Care Of Our Kids? –CDQ

Rapper, Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, aka CDQ, says it has become very hard for him to find a girlfriend in the entertainment industry.

The rapper, who recently completed his house in Lagos, told Sunday Scoop that he wished he had a serious relationship before he became famous.

My Uncle Slept With Me 5 Times – House Help Tells Police

A 12 year old sexually abused house help, fleeing home with his master’s two sons and intercepted in Mile 2 area of Lagos by officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, has disclosed that her master, 36, raped her five times in less than seven month she stayed in his house.

The girl, whose name was given as Benita, a primary school leaver from Imo State, was intercepted at about 10:00 p.m. on Thursday at Mile 2, after alighting from a commercial bus from Olodi Apapa trying to board another bus to Maza Maza.

Hold police responsible should anything happen to me in Kano – Senator Kwankwanso

Former Governor and Senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday insisted that Commissioner of Police in Kano, Rabiu Yusuf, must be held responsible for whatever happens in Kano.

The Police in Kano had on Friday, warned Senator Kwankwaso to shelve his proposed visit to Kano on January 30, 2018, citing security threats and palpable tension trailing the proposed visit.

Bride forgets rings, crashes car while rushing to wedding

A German bride, who was hurrying to her wedding on Saturday after driving to her parents’ house where she had forgotten the rings, has been injured after crashing her car.

The 25-year-old, who was not wearing a seatbelt because of her wedding dress, was flung around the car when she lost control on a wet country road near the town of Babenhausen, police in the nearby city of Darmstadt said.

Herdsmen kill 3 elderly men, raze 10 houses in Plateau

A 100-year-old man Ahmadu Hwie and two others were killed by gunmen that attacked Huke, a rural settlement in Bassa Local Government of Plateau yesterday.
The gunmen that burnt 10 houses also killed Hwie Odo, 90, and Gado Kondo, 70.
Spokesmen of Plateau Police Command TernaTyopev confirmed the deceased were killed in their houses by the invaders that stormed the village in the night.

Manchester City agree club-record £57m deal for Laporte

Manchester City have agreed a £57m deal for Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte, with the defender set to arrive next week. 

The 23-year-old is expected to sign a five-year contract at the Etihad Stadium after City met the centre-half’s release clause and he will travel to Manchester early next week for a medical.  

Nigeria probes over 200 whistleblowing tips on tax officials, taxpayers

The Federal Government has begun investigation into over 200 whistleblowing tips on tax officials and taxpayers which involves under declaration of taxes as well as demand by taxpayers and receipt of gratifications by tax officials.
The government, through the Federal Ministry of Finance, has also commenced the process of sanitising the tax administration and revenue collection system of dishonest operatives.

Lagos elders council rejects proposed cattle colony

The Lagos Elders Council has rejected cattle colonies proposed by the Federal Government, describing the idea as a time bomb.
In a statement, General Secretary, Chief Sunbo Onitiri, said the suggestion was made to favour Fulani herdsmen rampaging the nooks and crannies of the country, destroying people, crops and property.

The unbelievable salary of Nigerian Senators will leave you in tears

As poverty-stricken as the average Nigerian is, Nigerian senators pride themselves as one of the highest paid in the world.

In accordance with the principles of democracy, the legislative arm of government is supposed to be the people's representative.

Three Nigerians, four others jailed in UK over fake ID documents for illegal immigrants

Seven men, three of whom are Nigerians, have been jailed in the United Kingdom for counterfeiting the British passport and allied identity documents to help immigration offenders live illegally in the country.
The jailed Nigerians are Abdul Azeeza, Alfred Adekoya and Victor Ariyo.

Despite a net worth of £51bn, man wears second hand clothes, drives 15-year-old Volvo

The founder of Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, died on Saturday aged 91 at his home in Smaland, Sweden, the company has confirmed.
Mr. Kamprad, described as “one of the greatest entrepreneurs of the 20th century,” was 17 when he founded Ikea — a shop for furniture, lighting, home accessories and more — in 1943, but the notoriously frugal billionaire has made headlines over the years for his modest spending habits.

Millions of people will join APC in few months - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says millions of people from all parts of the country will join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next few months.

Buhari said this in a letter he sent to Basheer Mohammed, a former senator, who recently defected to APC from the Peoples Democratic Party.

Terrorism financing must be curbed - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need to curb the flow of terrorism financing.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued in Abuja, said Buhari was speaking at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Buhari, Obasanjo share smiles as they meet in Addis Ababa

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met briefly on Sunday, a few days after Obasanjo asked the President not to re-contest in 2019.

The two leaders met at the opening session of the 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. On sighting Buhari at the venue, Obasanjo who ruled Nigeria as a democratically elected President between 1999 and 2007 approached the President and shook hands with him.

7 football fans shot dead in Mexico

At least seven people watching a football match have been shot dead in Mexico, sources said Saturday, adding to the country’s murder toll which last year hit a two-decade high.

The latest killings after more than 25,000 last year happened in Monterrey, an industrial hub in the country’s northeast.

Manchester United lucky to get Alexis Sanchez very ‘cheap’ – Jose Mourinho

Alexis Sanchez posted a man-of-the-match performance on his Manchester United debut in the 4-0 Emirates FA Cup win at Yeovil on Friday night and manager Jose Mourinho reckons the club got the Chilean, for all his qualities, very cheap.

United beat neighbours and Premier League leaders Manchester City to Sanchez, who arrived from Arsenal in a swap deal involving out-of-favour playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Hackers steal $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange

One of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has revealed that it’s lost nearly $400 million in a security breach.

Coincheck says that it has restricted deposits and withdrawals for a cryptocurrency called NEM, and Bloomberg reports that 500 million NEM tokens have been sent from the company “illicitly,” and that it’s not sure how.

Roger Federer Wins Historic 20th Grand Slam

Roger Federer became the first man in history to win 20 Grand Slam titles as he downed Marin Cilic to win his third major over the age of 35.

The 36-year-old beat the sixth seed 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 3-6 6-1 in a match lasting little over three hours, to match Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson’s record hauls of six Australian Open crowns.

10-Year-Old Boy Found Hanged In Delta

A 10-year-old boy was reportedly found hanged in Ujevwu, Udu council area of Delta State, leaving the entire community in fear.

The boy, identified as Emmanuel Raphael, was reportedly found hanging on Friday after returning from school with his younger sister.

Fulani Herdsmen Nabbed On Their Way To “Attack” A Community In Edo

According to multiple trending reports, these Fulani herdsmen were caught with guns at about 2am today on their way to Okpe community in Akoko Edo LGA in Edo state. The herdsmen were apprehended on their way to allegedly attack the community, sources reveal.

Billionaire, Steve Wynn resigns from his position as Republican Party's finance chairman following sexual misconduct allegations

Billionaire,?Steve Wynn resigns from his position as Republican Party

Las Vegas casino mogul, Steve Wynn on Saturday stepped down as Republican National Committee finance chairman, according to three senior Republicans briefed on the decision. 

The decision followed a Friday report in the Wall Street Journal alleging that Wynn engaged in sexual harassment.

London Worse Than Lagos When Waste Services Privatised - Visionscape

Concerned about the recent return of wastes to the streets of Lagos State, the Visionscape Group at the weekend appealed urged the residents to be patient, noting that the streets of London were worse when the British Government privatised public services in the 1980s.

Foreign Airlines Rake in $1.4bn from Nigeria in 2017

International airlines sold tickets worth $1.4 billion to Nigerian travellers in 2017 despite the economic recession that impacted negatively on individual income during the period.
This was disclosed saturday by the President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Bankole Bernard.

Police Rescue Two South-Africans From Kidnappers In Kaduna

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have rescued two South-Africans who were kidnapped at a mining site in Kaduna State.

IRT commander, Abba Kyari, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Saturday that some members of the kidnap gang were also arrested.

The Spirit of Lagos That Nigeria Needs

You know elections are close when politicians begin to confess their love for Nigeria. Suddenly strange bedfellows are walking side-by-side, arms locked, lovey-dovey. Arch rivals and sworn enemies are dining and planning and plotting and plotting and planning. 

Teni Entertainer Speaks On Relationship With Niniola

Fargin singer, Teniola Apata, aka Teni Entertainer, tells Olushola Rickett about her style of music and her relationship with her sister and colleague, Niniola

Do you agree that you are benefiting from your sister’s fame?

Since I was little, she has always been there for me. She has made me grounded and to understand certain things about music. She also told me to go out and prove myself.

Aubameyang booed by Dortmund fans

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was jeered by his own fans and told he can leave Borussia Dortmund if Arsenal meet the asking price, the German club’s director of sport Michael Zorc confirmed on Saturday.
Having been dropped for the last two matches, Aubameyang made his first start for a month in Dortmund’s 2-2 Bundesliga draw at home to Freiburg on Saturday.

Cavani breaks PSG scoring record

Edinson Cavani broke Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s all-time goalscoring record for Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, tapping in his 157th goal for the club against Montpellier.
The Uruguay striker had levelled the Swede’s previous mark of 156 goals 10 days ago, and turned home Adrien Rabiot’s cutback in the 11th minute at the Parc des Princes.

I respect Africa, Trump writes continental leaders

President Donald Trump of the United States has sent a letter to African leaders, saying he “deeply respects” the people of Africa

He also says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make an “extended visit” to the continent in March, his first in that role.

Man catches wife having sex with uncle, landlord catches secondary school student with his wife

Man catches wife having sex with uncle, landlord catches secondary school student with his wife lailasnews

A heartbroken Zimbabwean man identified as Isaiah Zhou, almost committed suicide after walking in on his wife Elizabeth Ndlovu, having sex with one Aleck Moyo, who she introduced to him as her Uncle.

A Police source disclosed that Zhou returned from work much earlier than his wife expected, and busted his wife with her alleged uncle who had been her lover from her school days.

NDLEA Arrests Single Mother With Drugs

Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) have arrested a female graduate and a secondary school drop-out with illicit drugs. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Mr. Jonah Achem, NDLEA Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs.

The agency also said drug couriers prefer to fly Ethiopian Airlines. The suspects arrested are Harriet Bolatito Solabi, 34-year old Higher National Diploma holder, and Victor Chukwu, a school drop-out.

Sex doll brothel offers free testing before customers pay

The owner of British sex doll company, Lovedoll, has revealed that he is giving his customers the chance to test the dolls in their brothel before they pay for the full service.

Sex dolls at the company are hired for £100 an hour, but clients will also have the benefit of getting a private space where they can test it for half an hour before they pay.

Iyabo Obasanjo Speaks On Her Father’s ‘Letter’ To President Buhari

A former Nigerian senator, Iyabo Obasanjo, on Saturday lambasted her detractors who are currently recirculating her 2013 letter to her father.

Some social media users had recirculated the former senator’s letter to her father in 2013 in which she criticised the former president.