Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Eden Hazard hails new Chelsea team-mate Olivier Giroud

Eden Hazard has praised new Chelsea signing Olivier Giroud as an impressive target man.

Giroud, an £18m Deadline Day signing from Arsenal, made his first Chelsea start against West Brom on Monday and provided the assist for the first of Hazard’s two goals the 3-0 win.

Police arrests eight suspected robbers

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Wednesday arrested eight suspected armed robbers whose alleged specialty was house burglary and car snatching.

The gang leader, Felix Iheanacho (37) and his members – Emmanuel Manase (29), Daniel Talumun (26), Ibrahim Musa (32), Tayo Oyemaki (24), Promise Ruben (25), were arrested alongside alleged receivers of the stolen vehicles, Danjuma Mustapha (29) and Mustapha Labaran (24).

Over 6, 000 APC members decamp to PDP in Bayelsa

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, over 6,000 members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Valentine day, 14 February.

Receiving the decampees during a grand rally in Yenagoa as part of activities marking the 6th anniversary of the restoration government, National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and Governor Seriake Dickson noted that the PDP is the only party that truly understands politics as a call to service.

Delta Air Lines undermine Nigeria’s law on incident investigation – AIB

Engineer Akin Olateru, the Commissioner of Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), has castigated the management of Delta Airlines over the fire incident involving its Airbus A330-200 aircraft mid-air last Tuesday night.

The visibly angry Olateru said that as at 3pm on Wednesday, the management of the airline was yet to inform the Agency as required by the law, rather went straight to its agency in the United States, National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) to report the incident.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ineligibility for Europa League ‘doesn’t make sense’ – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has criticised the rule that prevents Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from featuring for Arsenal in this year’s Europa League, but believes believes Danny Welbeck is ready to seize his chance as the central striker in Thursday’s clash with Ostersunds.

Despite making a £55 million move from Borussia Dortmund in January, Aubameyang cannot feature for the Gunners in the Europa League because his old team have dropped down into the competition as a result of a third-place finish in their Champions League group.

Melaye to face code of conduct charge as FG goes for broke

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Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west, is in for a long battle with the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, TheCable can report.
The senator, who is very close to Senate President Bukola Saraki, will soon be charged to court by the attorney-general of the federation for allegedly operating a US account in violation of the code of conduct act, TheCable understands.

Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, is dead

Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), the opposition party in Zimbabwe, has died.

Details surrounding his death are still sketchy but Tsvangirai was suffering from colon cancer and had previously been treated at a hospital in South Africa.

Three Men Arraigned For Illegal Importation Of 440 Pump Action Riffles.

The Federal Government Of Nigeria on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, re-arraigned three men and two companies accused of unlawfully bringing 440 pieces of pump action rifles, and unassembled parts of the same firearm into the country, on May 22, 2017.

The men- Chihozie Uzochukwu, Mordi Innocent Chukwurah, Ifeanyi Igwewena- two companies; Hizec Marine Services LTD and Patfimo Marine Services LTD, were arraigned in a seven-count charge of unlawful importation, forgery, and conspiracy.

Fulani Herdsman And His Cows Spotted In Front Of Abuja Ministry Of Finance

While many Nigerians continue to complain about the activities of the Fulani herdsmen and their cattle in different parts of the country, a herd of cows was seen around the Ministry of finance in Abuja along with a Fulani herdsman. Online users have been left embarrassed by this – with some wondering why cows should be seen moving around such a highbrow area in the federal capital territory.

I sympathise with APC - Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed sympathy with the ruling party.
Speaking at a meeting with APC’s national working committee (NWC) in Abuja on Wednesday, Tinubu said there would be challenges in carrying out change in different sectors of the country.

2018 World Cup: Iwobi speaks on Super Eagles, Argentina

Nigeria and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, has expressed confidence in the national team, Super Eagles, ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

He also believes they can defeat Argentina again when both countries meet in Russia.

Last November in Krasnodar, Russia, the three-time African champions pulled a stunning 4-2 defeat of Argentina in an international friendly.

Wiz Khalifa and girlfriend Izabela broke up because she allegedly caught him cheating with his 'Ex'

Wiz Khalifa and girlfriend Izabela broke up because she allegedly caught him cheating with his

Following the news that Wiz Khalifa and his stunning girlfriend, Izabela Guedes are no longer together after they deleted all photos of themselves on social media, it has been claimed that the rapper cheated on the Brazilian model.

DPR seals 70 filling stations in Delta State

DPR seals 70 filling stations?in Delta State

The Warri Zonal Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has sealed 70 filling stations for alleged sharp practices in parts of Delta in the past six weeks.

The Operations Controller of the zone, Mr Antai Asuquo, made the disclosure saying that the stations were sanctioned for hoarding, under-dispensing, over-pricing, abandonment and diversion of products.

Insecurity may threaten 2019 polls, security chiefs warn

Top security chiefs have warned that insecurity around the country should be brought down because it is capable of threatening the 2019 general elections, it was learnt yesterday.

The security chiefs according to sources, told participants at the just-concluded national security summit organised by the Senate in Abuja.

Doggy Style Is The Most Dangerous Sex Position — Study

In a new study called the ‘relationship between sexual position and severity of penile fracture’ from the International Journal of Impotence Research, doctors analysed which sex positions were the most dangerous for men.

The study found that ‘doggy style’ sex is the most dangerous, with 41 per cent of cases of penile fracture occurring as a result of using the position. Missionary, with the man on top, was in second place, as the cause behind 25 per cent of penile fracture cases, followed by sex with the woman on top in third.

“My Life Is In Danger,” — Shatta Wale Cries Out To Ghana President

Dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has said he will not sit aloof and wait for a Pastor to visit a shrine to kill him just because he wants to prove a point that he has the power to make and unmake.

According to him, if the Pastor who predicted his death thinks he is a man of God, he should meet him so he proves to him that he is also anointed by the Holy Ghost and that the Pastor is a thief and not a man of God.

Tinubu currently meeting Oyegun, APC leaders in Abuja

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is currently holding a meeting with John Oyegun, APC chairman, and members of the party’s national working committee (NWC) at the headquarters of the ruling party in Abuja.

TheCable understands that the top on the agenda of the meeting is the task which President Muhammadu Buhari gave to Tinubu.

20-Year-Old Lady Takes Loan From Her Dad To Buy Her Boyfriend A Brand New Mercedes For Vals

A 20-year-old Lady, a Kenyan, model and a student of Kenya Methodist University has surprised her boyfriend with a brand new whip for Valentine.

The Lady, identified as Fridah Kariuki, the lady acquired the new whip, a brand new Mercedez as a gift for her man, just to show how much she loves him.

Lady calls off her wedding after discovering her husband-to-be has another fiancee, a 1 year old child and multiple girlfriends

A South African Lady has called off her wedding, after she discovered that her husband-to-be is not just a cheat, but a multiple cheat with a kid.
The lady revealed that she found out that he has a one-year old kid, another fiance and multiple girlfriends…

Woman charged with beating husband’s ex-wife

A 31-year-old food vendor, Faith Onuoha, who allegedly beat up her husband’s ex-wife, was on Wednesday hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

The accused was arraigned before the Magistrate, Mr J.A Adigun, on a charge of assault occasioning harm.

You’re a global, spiritual fool – Uche Maduagwu blasts Freeze

Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, has replied Freeze over his recent condemnation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s daughter’s engagement to Oluseun Bakare.
In a lengthy Instagram message, Maduagwu had written a stinker to Freeze educating him on the errors in his unfounded information.
“You are a “global Spiritual fool”, Seun is not a MUSLIM… @daddyfreeze Sometimes I try to quantify @daddyfreeze foolishness on spiritual matters, but it’s just so gigantic and staggeringly massive, it is unquantifiable. Let me educate you, old man with a small brain.

Dutch club sacks Sunday Oliseh

Despite creating several records and being on the verge of getting Fortuna Sittard promotion from the second division to the elite cadre, Sunday Oliseh has been fired by his Dutch employers.
The club on Wednesday explained that the sacking of Oliseh was not particularly about the results no longer going his way, but more of his interpersonal relations with others at the club.

“He stabbed me in my ribs and breasts” – Woman shares her domestic violence story

He stabbed me in my ribs & breasts Woman shares her domestic violence story Lailasnews

A Kenyan domestic violence survivor, Mary Nkirote has shared her story for the first time since her late husband stabbed her seven times before he drank poison, thinking she had died.

Read her story below:

“My name is Mary Nkirote. I am a 39-year-old mother of two girls and one boy. These are the beautiful children I had with the man of my dreams, to whom I was married for 12 years.
“I can still remember the first time I saw him in early 2003. I was taking a hair-dressing course in Dandora, Nairobi, where he worked as a casual labourer.

Man offers Nigerians money to register to vote in elections

A Nigerian man has triggered discussions on the social media after making an unusual offer to pay people to register as voters in future elections.
Tochukwu Ezeoke said on Friday he would pay N1,000 to anyone who registers and shows evidence of registration by Friday. He said his offer goes only to natives of Nigeria’s five south eastern states.

Why some states won’t be able to run own police – Police Commissioner

The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has advised Nigerians to reconsider their agitation for state police, saying that the best option for the country is to equip the existing police to function effectively.
Mr. Ogunjemilusi, who was speaking on Saturday during a live interview with Inspiration 105.9 FM, Uyo, said it is very expensive to maintain the police.

I can’t allow Kwankwaso to control me, says Ganduje

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday said as a leader, he could not be ruling a state and allow himself to be controlled from outside.

The governor was explaining the sour relationship between him and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso,  while answering questions from State House correspondents after attending a programme at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

No Cause For Alarm: Chrisland School Assures Parents Over Child Rape Scandal

The Chrisland School on Tuesday sought to protect its brand and reputation in a letter to parents as the news of the defilement of a two year, 11 month old female pupil, by its supervisor went viral.
The story captured courtroom proceedings on Monday of the trial of Adegboyega Adenekan, the school’s supervisor, who allegedly serially raped the female pupil.

Baby Held For Months Over Medical Bill In Gabon Freed After Citizens, President Contributed Money

A mother has spoken of her relief after a private clinic in Gabon finally released her baby, who was held for months over an unpaid medical bill.

Baby Angel's mother told the BBC her milk had run dry after being separated from the child for the first five months of her life.

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Apologizes Again After Shading Catholic Bishops

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Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has again apologised to Catholic Bishops and the entire Christendom over his February 9, comments on the visit of the Catholic Bishops to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa. The clerics last week met Buhari in a close door meeting.

They told the President that Nigerians were angry about alleged bad governance and imbalance in the system.

Man Allegedly Kills Sex Worker Whom He Hired To Celebrate His Son’s Birth

A 31-year-old man shot dead a woman sex worker who he hired for a party to celebrate the birth of his son while his wife was in maternity hospital, say state prosecutors in Russia. The man named Konstantin Zaytsev had invited a number of his male friends and three “prostitutes” to his flat in the Russian town of Minusinsk.

At the time, his wife Elena Postnova, 23, was recovering at a local maternity hospital after giving birth to his son.

Prince Henrik Of Denmark Has Died

Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe, has died at the age of 83, the Royal House has announced.

The prince died "peacefully in his sleep" at Fredensborg Castle, north of Copenhagen, it said. Queen Margrethe and their two sons were at his side.

Leave Valentine & Seek God's Intervention, Cleric Tells Nigerians As World Celebrates Val

Pastor Ezekiel Aremu of Praise Assembly, Tanke, Ilorin, says Nigerians must  engage in serious prayers  rather than unrestrained celebration of  Valentine’s  Day.

Aremu gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Tuesday.

He described Valentine’s   Day as an annual festival set aside to celebrate love, friendship and admiration of special people.

Akon is reportedly engaged to his fifth wife to be (Photos)

It’s no longer news that Akon who is a Muslim believes and practices polygamy.

The American-Senegalese singer is a proud husband of four women, and it’s yet unknown if he has divorced any of them.

Why does Bola Tinubu still speak from both sides of the mouth at 65? – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has just called out APC National leader, Bola Tinubu saying the 65-year old politician speaks from noth sides of his mouth.

According to Reno, ‘why does Tinubu still speak from both sides of the mouth st 65? Tinubu called Presidents Obasanjo and Babangida ‘yesterday’s men’! Has he forgotten how he led APC leaders to beg Obasanjo to help them ‘navigate’ their way to victory in 2015? Who is more ‘yesterday’ than Buhari?’.

Lawmaker’s wife dies after drinking concoction to enhance breast milk flow

The first wife of Yunusa Jikamshi, the lawmaker representing Musawa constituency in the state House of Assembly has died after allegedly drinking a herbal concoction to boost the flow of her breast milk.

It has now been reported that the police in Katsina State have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the wife of the member of the state House of Assembly, Binta Safiyanu.

22 Pupils On Excursion Die In Road Crash

Twenty-Two pupils of Government Secondary School, Misau, Bauchi State, who were on excursion in Kano, died yesterday in an accident on the Bauchi–Kano Road.

The driver of the bus conveying  them also died in the crash which occurred at about 11.00 am. The 18-seater  bus had a head on collision with an articulated vehicle carrying tomatoes. It was  in Tsaida village in Gaya Local Government Council.

Man brutalises his pregnant wife over gambling issues

A 4 month pregnant woman is currently suffering from domestic violence in her home. The husband is alleged to have beaten and brutalized her over his gambling habits.
According to the woman, she has been in the marriage for about 3 years now and the abuse started immediately after the marriage. The worst came jut yesterday evening when she tried to cold him about his addition to gambling and the man wouldn’t take any of that.

Imo will reject Okorocha’s son-in-law as gov –PDP

The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that any move by Governor Rochas Okorocha to install his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as his successor in 2019 will be rejected by the people of the state.

 Okorocha had declared on Monday that he would support Nwosu, who is his chief of staff and husband to his (Okorocha) first daughter, Uloma, to be governor should he decide to contest.

Reps summon Emefiele, NDIC, BoI CEOs over N17bn NERFUND loans

An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, over the N17bn non-performing loans recorded by the National Economic Reconstruction Fund.

Also to appear before the committee, which is chaired by a member from Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Oladimeji, are the Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, Mr. Umaru Ibrahim; and the Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan.

$350m power fund not diverted – Adeosun, Fashola

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), on Tuesday denied the alleged diversion of $350m belonging to the Nigerian Electricity Bulk Trading Company domiciled in the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority.

The NSIA also said the $350m it was managing for the NBET had grown to $384m.

Empower vigilante groups to tackle herdsmen attacks, Oyo Assembly tells Gov. Ajimobi

The Oyo House of Assembly has called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to equip and empower vigilante groups across the state, especially in rural areas, as a way of tackling threats posed by herdsmen to farmers.

This came as a Yoruba revolutionary movement, Agbekoya worldwide said yesterday that since a farmer was killed by herdsmen at Iseyin in Oke Ogun area of the state, all its members have been on high alert to prevent further attacks.

Harry Kane set new record as Tottenham hold Juventus

England striker, Harry Kane stole the headlines once again with his goal for Tottenham in the side’s 2-2 draw with Juventus in the Champions League round of 16 in Turin.

Spurs endured a difficult opening ten minutes in Turin, with Gonzalo Higuain scoring twice.

Nnamdi Kanu: ECOWAS court adjourns rights suit

The hearing into the fundamental rights suit of the leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been adjourned by ECOWAS court.

The suit filed in March 2016 has again been adjourned until May 30 for hearing.

Delta airline flight from Lagos to Atlanta catches fire, 5 injured

Five people sustained several minor injuries, after passengers on board a Delta Airline Flight from Lagos Nigeria to Atlanta used emergency slides to evacuate the flight and returned to the airport in Lagos, after one of the planes engine caught fire.

According to Delta, the Airbus A330-200 had an issue with one of its two engines. Flight 55 landed safely but five passengers suffered minor injuries during the evacuation while the plane was on the runway.

President Buhari’s popularity unshakable – Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Chief Bisi Akande, said his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja was not political but to commiserate with him on his bereavement.
Akande, pioneer National Chairman of the party, was at the Presidential Villa in company with another leader of the party, Sen. Bola Tinubu. The visit was the second in two weeks.

Yemi Osinbajo confirms his daughter, Damilola is set to wed her man, Seun

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has confirmed that his eldest daughter, Damilola Osinbajo is set to wed her heartthrob, Oluseun Bakare.

Nelly Called Out Again Over Sexual Assault

Nelly is being criminally investigated for sexual assault in England ... TMZ has learned.

The incident allegedly went down December 5 after Nelly's performance at Cliffs Pavilion in Essex. The accuser says she went to take a picture with Nelly and she says he placed his arm tightly behind her and asked if she could stay behind to talk to him.