Saturday, 17 February 2018

There is still more to come – Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah has said there is more to come after scoring 30 goals in his 36 games for Liverpool.

Salah joined Liverpool on a five-year deal and has quickly become a key player under Jurgen Klopp, helping the club to impress in the Premier League and the Champions League.

Husband Catches His Wife Having Sex With Her Lover After Tip-off From Neigbours

Yabani Mudimba (Nee Nyoni) and her lover George Nyakabawo

A husband was left heartbroken after he caught his wife allegedly romping with her lover after he reportedly ambushed them following a tip-off from neighbours in Hwange’s Mpumalanga, Zimbabwe. It is reported that Thabani Mudimba working in Mhondoro got the shock of his life when he walked in on his wife Yabani Mudimba (Nee Nyoni) in a midnight sex romp with her long time lover George Nyakabawo.

The visibly angry Thabani was reportedly in the company of police officers when he found the pair-Nyoni and Nyakabawo – busy like rabbits having sex in the latter’s bedroom.

Ernesto Valverde equals Pep Guardiola as Barcelona match best-ever La Liga run

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde matched a record set by Pep Guardiola at the Catalan club as they extended their unbeaten Liga run on Saturday at Eibar’s expense.

Goals from Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba saw Barca past the hosts in a 2-0 victory, although the table-toppers were made to work hard throughout by their opponents.

I don’t know, don’t care when Paul Pogba returns – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says he neither knows nor cares how long Paul Pogba will be sidelined because he is fully focused on Manchester United’s game against Huddersfield Town.

The France international has been forced to sit out the FA Cup fifth-round clash due to illness, with youngster Ethan Hamilton added to the squad in his place .

Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo makes history at Winter Games

Nigeria’s representative in the skeleton event at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo, on Friday finished last in the women’s individual skeleton runs 1 and 2 featuring 20 runners.

Simidele ran 54.19secs in run 1 and 54.58secs in run 2.

The South Africa-based athlete, 36, who made history as the first African to qualify for the skeleton event at the Winter Games, returns to feature in runs 3 and 4 today.

Driver Flees With Employer's SUV One Week After Employment (Photo)

The Police at the Ikoyi Division, Lagos, South West Nigeria have arrested a driver, Emmanuel Agene, 27, for allegedly stealing his employer’s Ford Edge SUV with registration number LSR 921 AW valued at N6.5m one week after he was employed.

He allegedly drove the SUV to Abuja, Nigeria to look for a buyer before he was arrested.

The incident occurred on 10 November, 2017 at 1, MacGregor Road, Ikoyi, Lagos when the suspect was sent on an errand to Jibowu area of Lagos by his employer, Modupe Adesunloye.

Reconciliation: Tinubu visits Sokoto, meets Tambuwal, Wamakko

The National Leader and Head of the Presidential Reconciliation Committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday visited Sokoto, where he met with Governor Aminu Tambuwal and his predecessor, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko.
Tinubu, who was accompanied by APC chieftain, Alhaji idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed-door meeting with his hosts at both the Government House and Wamakko’s residence.

2019: El-Rufai reveals why he’s supporting Buhari

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given insight on why he is supporting President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019.
The governor said his decision was not for his political gain but because Buhari remained the best candidate that can govern the country presently.

NAF clears drone controversy: Tsaigumi more advanced than others

The Nigeria Air Force has said that its operational unmanned aerial vehicle( UAV) “Tsaigumi” is more advanced than its earlier produced Amebo and Gulma UAV prototypes.

NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya,made the clarification in a statement issued on Friday.

Zamfara killings: Yari vindicates me on $1bn withdrawal - Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the claim by Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamfara has vindicated him.

Fayose said the statement had validated his stance that no extra $1bn was needed to be deducted from the Excess Crude Oil Account to fund the fight against insurgency.

10 arrested for burning Nasarawa IDPs’ houses

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 10 people for allegedly setting ablaze the houses deserted by the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nasarawa/Benue border towns.

DSP Idirisu Kennedy, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Nasarawa, stated this on Saturday while addressing newsmen at the command headquarters in Lafia.

Tinubu, top APC members head to Daura

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is expected to lead top members of the ruling party to Daura, Katsina state, for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari hails from Daura.

University Professor Arrested Over Grace Mugabe's 'Fake' PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe.

Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation into the PhD.

Lagos APC Reps Endorse Ambode For Second Term

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives from Lagos State on Saturday endorsed the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, citing the massive infrastructural development and giant strides in all sectors and sections of the State.

The APC Caucus in the House led by the Majority Leader, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, who presented a letter to the Governor at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja asking him to re-contest in 2019, said the decision to unanimously endorse Governor Ambode for a second term was as a result of his brilliance performance in office in the last two and half years.

Policewoman Marries Stranger, Discovers He Is A Millionaire

A policewoman in the UK identified simply as Stephanie, 32, got married to a man she just met.

Luckily for her, the groom, Ben, 36, was a millionaire, a fact only known to Stephanie after the marriage.

Foremost playwright, Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola dies at 78

A foremost playwright and culture activist, Professor Akinwunmi Ishola has died at his Bolajoko Estate home in Ibadan on Saturday at the age of 78 years.

While confirming the incident, one of his former students, Mr. Sola Ajayi said: “The news of his death really shocked me when I heard this morning. He was a legend and and he left behind good legacies,” praying his soul to rest in peace.

Court Orders Facebook To Stop Tracking Web Users

A Belgian court has ordered Facebook to stop tracking internet users in Belgium who have no accounts with the social network, or face fines of 250,000 euros a day.

The California-based firm vowed to appeal the ruling amid increased efforts in Europe to boost privacy protections in a digital economy dominated by US giants.

Why Married Women Cheat

Infidelity amongst married women is on all time high. Many women are cheating on their partners these days. While some are already physically digging it, others will soon join the league.

From a distance, most couples seem happy, or at least content, busy doing family things, with cute kids, good jobs, beautiful houses, cars, busy social lives, matching outfits etc, but things are not as they seem.

13 Years After Burial, Body Of Herbalist Allegedly Refuses To Decay

Audu Kwaghtamen, a native doctor who hailed from Yelwater, a border community between Benue and Nasarawa states inhabited mainly by the Tiv, died and was buried by the roadside on March 11, 2004. But residents of the sleepy town were shocked to find his body fresh and intact, 13 years after.

Strange find

Bulldozers owned by PW Nigeria Limited, a construction firm presently working on a road project, which cuts across his graveyard, recently excavated Audu’s remains, throwing residents of the area in awe. It was a stunning discovery, which they described as a miracle.

Two Nollywood Stars Set To Marry In Kogi

Abuja based Nollywood actress, Salma Aminu is set to get married.

Her lover according to Nollywood sources is actor and producer Vincent Opurum.

The couple who managed to keep their romance secret till now have already sent out invitation cards to  the creme de la creme of the movie industry.

Alvaro Morata fully fit for Barcelona clash – Conte

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte says striker, Alvaro Morata will be fully fit for their Champions League clash with Barcelona on Tuesday.

Conte said the Spain international has been training regularly to improve his physical condition ahead of Barcelona visit to the Stanford Bridge.

Queen Salawa Abeni reveals how colleagues deserted her after she became paralyzed for six years

56-year-old Queen Salawa Abeni is a bag of stories—the good, the bad and the ugly. For one who was on the brink of collapse and back to her glorious career after a six-year sudden halt, here is celebrating her victory, her recovery and her restoration.

APC governors pressure Buhari to declare for 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors from across the country yesterday stormed Katsina for a private with with President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura country home where they are expected to put pressure on him to openly declare for the 2019 presidential race.

Buhari arrived Katsina on Tuesday evening and later proceeded to his Daura home , in what was initially reported as a “private visit,” over the recent demise of two of his nieces.

Pilot forced to make emergency landing after passenger refused to stop farting

Pilot forced to make emergency landing after passenger refused to stop farting lailasnews

Pilot of a flight from Dubai to Amsterdam made an unscheduled stop in Vienna, after an elderly overweight man reportedly refused to stop farting in the packed out cabin he sat in for the flight.

Repeated requests and even a direct order from the pilot, after two Dutchman who were sitting next to the flatulent man told him to stop and complained to Transavia Airlines crew, didn’t stop the flatulent man from holding back his farts and further led to a fight.

Dangote to raise $1bn on London Stock Exchange - Report

Plans are underway for Dangote Cement Plc to raise $1 billion from a share sale on the London Stock Exchange, a report by Bloomberg has claimed.
Bloomberg reports that the company, which is owned by Aliko Dangote, has approached investment banks to discuss a possible listing.

JAMB uncovers another N83m fraud in five states

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is currently investigating fresh cases of fraud totalling N83m uncovered in its state offices in Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau, Saturday PUNCH has learnt.
Our correspondent gathered on Friday that while the board was investigating N31m misappropriated revenue in Edo and N20m in Kano, it was quizzing officials in Plateau and Gombe over N15m and N10m mismanaged in the states respectively.

Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences

A Pakistani court Saturday handed four death sentences to a man charged with raping and murdering a young girl, in a case that shocked the country and sparked major riots in his home district.

Imran Ali, 24, was on trial for the killing of six-year-old Zainab Fatima Ameen in the eastern city of Kasur last month.

Arjen Robben outlines future plans as Bayern Munich contract runs down

Arjen Robben has no retirement plans but is unable to confirm whether he will be penning fresh terms at Bayern Munich or making a fresh start elsewhere.

The 34-year-old has been working on short-term deals at the Allianz Arena, with the latest of those set to expire in the summer.

Sulley Muntari offered contract by Deportivo La Coruna – report

Former Ghana international midfielder Sulley Muntari has reportedly been offered a short-term contract by Spanish La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna.

According to Ghanasoccernet, the 33-year-old veteran was offered the deal on Thursday night after a successful one-week trial with the club.

Ex-President Obasanjo: I won’t keep quiet over Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said he would never keep his mouth shut on issues concerning Nigeria.

The former President, who was in Bayelsa State Friday to inaugurate projects, especially in the health sector, initiated and completed by the state Governor Seriake Dickson.

Obasanjo, who commissioned the Bayelsa Specialist Hospital, the Bayelsa Drug Mart and the Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre, also declared that he had no regrets in all the leadership roles he played even at the Presidency.

‘Explore dialogue to resolve herdsmen/ farmers crisis’

Arewa leaders, under the aegis of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), have appealed to Federal, State Governments and community leaders to explore dialogue among the warring Fulani herdsmen and farmers across the country, in resolving the crisis in some parts of the country, so as to preserve the unity and peaceful coexistence among all interest groups in Nigeria.

Besides, it condemned the recent killings of 12 herdsmen by suspected farmers at Okere in Iseyin Local Council of Oyo State and the killings of 41 people in Birane of Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara state by armed bandits.

Four beheaded in Rivers cult clash

Another cult violence have left five persons dead in Omerelu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State.

It was gathered that four persons were beheaded Thursday and another killed at dawn yesterday as rival cults clashed in the community.

Arrested Boko Haram commander says Abubakar Shekau is currently in Cameroun

One of the Boko Haram commanders, Abdullahi Bello, who was arrested by the Nigerian Army on February 14th, says the wanted factional leader of the sect, Abubakar Shekau, has escaped to Kolofata in neighbouring Cameroun.

Benue State University Shut Down After Protest

The management of Benue State University, BSU, Makurdi has shut down the institution. The order came following the protest that broke out on Friday by students, who were not allowed access to the school premises over unpaid school fees.

Paddy Adenuga Denies Having A Political Ambition After Masterpiece

Paddy Adenuga has denied having a political ambition, saying those spreading the rumours are far from the truth. Ever since Paddy released his 'blockbuster' revealing how he almost bought Netherlands Chevron at 29, mixed reactions followed the article. Some certain people are however of the opinion that, Paddy is eyeing a political office in 2019, hence the need for all he said. The son of billionaire Mike Adenuga has now denied the allegation.

Teacher Arraigned For Sleeping With Two Male Students From Behind

A School Teacher, Ali Muhammad of Mariri quarters in Kano metropolis has been arraigned before a Senior Magistrate court 49 sitting in Gyadi-Gyadi for alleged defiling his two students, Sulaiman Umar and Bashir Yahaya respectively.

The teacher was charged with unnatural offense contrary to Section 284 of the penal code law.

Victoria Inyama Calls Out Ex-Husband On Facebook

Victoria Inyama has called out her ex-husband for refusing to divorce her. According to her, they are done and her ex even has a live-in lover but wouldn't just let her go, by accepting they legally dissolve the marriage. So a very upset Vicky took to Facebook to pour out her heart.

Eyah, God forgive me o, hehehe, it's simple, you won't agree to divorce me? Ahn, ahn, it's simple now, it means I am important, hehehe, too important sef. Will kuku ma find my own man and we start living together too, do me i do you (God forgive me o, cus this is a public forum, sigh). Aunty Vicky move on with that fine man joor (lol). The drama below...

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.

Macron Threatens Syria Strikes If Chemical Weapon Use Is Proven

French President Emmanuel Macron has threatened to "strike" Syria if proof emerges that its government is using chemical weapons against civilians.

"We will strike the place where these launches are made or where they are organised," he told reporters.

Mind Your Own Business, Ortom Tells Lalong

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has told his counterpart in Plateau State, Mr. Simon Lalong, to ‘mind his own business’ and not to interfere with the issue of Benue.

Ortom handed this warning to the representative of Lalong at the stakeholders’ meeting with the National Economic Council Technical Committee on Herdsmen/Farmers’ Crises Resolution.

Rotimi Amaechi is an overwhelmed salesman of ‘a rejected product’ – PDP

The Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has been labelled by the Peoples Democratic Party,(P.D.P) as an “overwhelmed salesman of a rejected product”.
Based on speculated reports,it is said that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Amaechi as the director-general of his reelection campaign.Although Amaechi has not spoken about the appointment publicly, he told journalists on Thursday that corruption would return “automatically” if the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not win in 2019.