Thursday, 29 March 2018

CP parades suspected ritualist with 3 human heads in Ilorin


The Police Command in Kwara Wednesday paraded a suspected ritualist it arrested with three human skulls in Ilorin.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Lawan Ado, said that one Suleiman Adenifuja was caught with three human skulls along Ogbomosho-Eiyekorin Area, Ilorin, on March 26.

Ado said that when the suspect was interrogated he claimed that he brought the skulls from Lagos to Ilorin for ritual purpose.

As of today, the Senate has passed 201 Bills – Saraki

As of March 29, 2018, 33 months after its inauguration, the 8th Senate had passed a total of 200 bills including Senate Bills, concurrence bills and constitution amendment bills.

From its inauguration on Juna 9, 2015 the 8th senate had surpassed the 7th, 6th and 5th Senate in the number of bills passed. While the 7th Senate passed only 128 bills in four years, the 6th passed 82 and the 5th Senate passed 129 bills.

FIFA names 36 referees, 63 assistants for World Cup

Felix Brych of Germany, who officiated last season’s UEFA Champions League final match between Real Madrid and Juventus, is among 36 referees named on Thursday for the 2018 World Cup.

World football ruling body FIFA said in a statement that its Referees Commission has also picked 63 assistant referees, with the 99 match officials representing 46 countries.

President Buhari committed to building capacity of workers - Dalung

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to ensuring the capacity of workers was built for quality service delivery.

Dalung, represented by Raji Ogunsola, the ministry’s Director of General Services, said this during the closing ceremony of the induction of the ministry’s staff in Abuja.

Couple Die 72hrs To Daughter’s Wedding

A yet to be identified couple have been reported dead after their motorcycle collided with a commercial bus in Ugwunagbo Local government Area of Abia State 72hrs to their daughter’s wedding.

It was gathered that the incidence occurred near a village called Umuaja in Ugwunagbo left many passengers of the commercial bus wounded as many of them were said to be in critical conditions.

Antonio Conte sweats on Chelsea pair ahead of Tottenham match

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and defender Andreas Christensen ahead of Sunday’s crucial clash with Tottenham.

Courtois did not feature for Belgium during the international break because of a hamstring problem, while defender Christensen was sent back by Denmark after struggling with muscle fatigue.

Greek football club owner banned for invading pitch with gun


The owner of Greek club PAOK has been banned for three years after storming onto the pitch with a holstered gun on his belt, league organisers said.

PAOK were also docked three points and fined for Ivan Savvidis’ actions at the end of a match against AEK Athens, meaning they drop to third place in a tight championship race with AEK and Olympiakos.

71 year old man cleared of murder after 45 years in prison

Man cleared of murder after 45 years in prison lailasnews 2

An American citizen has been cleared of murder. But this did not come until 45 years later after he was convicted.

Richard Phillips, 71, was upbeat, saying the criminal justice system “works — it just didn’t work fast enough.”

Nigerian Man Arrested For Beating Hotel Owner In Italy

A 33-year-old Nigerian asylum seeker has been arrested for beating the owner of the hotel he was staying in near Taranto, Italy. . According to reports, Emmanuel Omozee was arrested for beaten the owner with a chain and a stick. He has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

Wigan charged after FA Cup pitch invasion following Manchester City win

The Football Association (FA) has charged Wigan Athletic after the club failed to prevent a pitch invasion following the FA Cup tie with Manchester City.

Supporters encroached on to the playing surface after Will Grigg’s goal sealed a famous victory over the Premier League’s runaway leaders last month.

Gunmen Kill 15 Herdsmen In Zamfara

Gunmen believed to be cattle thieves killed 15 herders in the latest bout of violence in northern Nigeria’s herding communities, AFP has reported.

According to the police spokesman for Zamfara state, Muhammad Shehu, the “armed bandits attacked Bawon-Daji village yesterday and killed 15 people."

Shehu Sani And Two Other Kaduna Senators Stop El-Rufai's $350m Loan Request

It was like a vengeance of sort as all the senators spoke against the loan.

El-Rufai has had a very poor relationship with the trio, even demolishing the home of one of them Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, used as an office for a faction of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Osun court remands woman in prison over alleged kidnap of 2-yr-old baby

An Osogbo Magistrate Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 26-year-old woman, Joy Osu, in an Ilesa prison, for allegedly kidnapping a two-year-old baby, Abdullahi Azeez.

The suspect was remanded alongside Sidney Onwuka, 28, and Agubata Maxwell, 39, for allegedly conniving to commit the crime.

EFCC provides more evidences in N3.2 billion fraud trial of ex-Governor Orji Kalu

A witness, Mrs Nonye Eghene, on Thursday, told a Federal High Court Lagos, that loan facilities were advanced to a company Slok Nig. Ltd, which is facing fraud charges alongside a former governor of Abia State Orji Kalu.

The witness, a staff of Diamond Bank plc, was subpoenaed for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to give evidence in the suit.

Three killed at mining site in Kaduna

No fewer than three persons have been killed following a clash at a mining site in Bakin Kogi village of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The administrator of the council, Yusuf Usman, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Kafanchan.

Saudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi to join Manchester United training

Saudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi will spend three weeks training with Manchester United.

The 31-year-old, who has scored 26 times in 33 international appearances for his country, is looking to sharpen up his game ahead of this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Fulani Herdsmen And Their Cattle 'Gallantly' Storm Plateau State University (Photos)

Fulani herdsmen and their cattle have taken over Plateau State University, Bokkos.
The social media user who shared the photos is worried that students might be attacked.

Model wins N10 million suit against Wema Bank

A Federal High Court in Lagos has awarded N10 million in damages, against Wema Bank Plc, in a suit by an American-based Nigerian model, Nneoma Anosike, over infringement of her intellectual property.

The plaintiff, who is a 2014 brand ambassador of Pepsi Cola Nigeria, had sued through her father, Frank Anosike, as lawful attorney, claiming N75 million against the bank, as general damages for passing off her services.

President Buhari commissions Ikeja bus terminal in Lagos

President Buhari commissions Ikeja bus terminal in Lagos lailasnews 5

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos to begin a two-day official visit to the commercial city of Nigeria. His first destination was the Ikeja bus terminal.President Buhari commissions Ikeja bus terminal in Lagos lailasnews 5

President Buhari who was received at the Murtala Mohammed Airport by the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has commissioned the world class bus terminal in Lagos

NDLEA, Arraigns 58-Year-Old, Alleged Drug Baron

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday arraigned a 58-year-old alleged drug baron before a Jos Federal High Court for illegal possession of tons of hard drugs.

The Jos based accused, Jude Okoye alias Zuma, was arrested by officers of the agency on June 9, 2017 at his store in Apata quarters, Jos North Local Government of Plateau.

14-Year-Old Talented Girl Commits Suicide After Her Friends Shunned Her (Phots)

A talented teenager has reportedly killed herself after she felt she was being snubbed by her school friends, an inquest heard yesterday.
According to Dailymail, Elena Mondal, a pupil at one of the country’s top grammars, may have hoped she would be discovered before it was too late, a psychiatrist said.
The 14-year-old, who was often top of her class and wanted to be a doctor, was found unresponsive in the school grounds.

England’s World Cup squad to be named early by Gareth Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate plans to name his World Cup squad before their final warmup matches to help strip unnecessary anxiety and pressure from preparations.

Tuesday’s promising 1-1 draw in Italy was England’s last match before Southgate must submit a provisional squad of up to 35 players, with June 4 the deadline for the final 23-man squad.

Massimiliano Mirabelli: AC Milan to reward Gennaro Gattuso with new contract

AC Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli says Gennaro Gattuso will sign a new contract this Easter as he believes he is the right man to start a new cycle at the Serie A club.

Milan are on a 10-game unbeaten streak in Serie A, a run that includes eight wins, and Gattuso is set to be rewarded for turning their season around since replacing Vincenzo Montella late last year.

Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke frustrated with lack of playing time

Dominic Solanke admits his lack of first-team action at Liverpool is “frustrating” but understands why Jurgen Klopp’s in-form forwards are keeping out of the starting lineup.

Solanke has made just four starts for the Reds following his move from Chelsea in the summer due to the success of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in the final third this season.

Zambian opposition leader Nevers Mumba jailed for lying

Mr. Nevers Mumba, Zambian opposition party leader, has been jailed for three months for gaining access to the country’s state broadcaster by lying to a police officer.

Lusaka magistrates David Simusamba found the former televangelist guilty of one offence of giving false information to a public officer.

Islamic Hisbah Police Arrests Over 105 Beggars On The Streets Of Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board said it had arrested no fewer than 105 beggars in Kano metropolis in February for allegedly violating the law banning street begging.

Malam Dahiru Nuhu, the Officer in charge of the board’s anti-begging unit, disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Wednesday.

Beggars also make money, so they should pay tax – Adeosun

The Federal Government has said there will be no hiding place for tax evaders in the country as even the beggars will now start paying taxes from their ‘income’.

The government has also engaged the services of asset tracing-companies to investigate the tax payment status of 150 firms/individuals.

This was revealed on Thursday in Lagos by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun.

Car Wash Attendant Sells Client’s Car To Sponsor Wedding To New Wife

Mohammed Chado, a car wash attendant, has been arrested by the Police in Abuja, allegedly for selling a Year 2000 model of Toyota Camry that a client had asked him to wash.

According to Punch Metro, the suspect, who was working at a car wash outlet in Apo, Abuja, allegedly made away with the car and sold it for N450,000 which he reportedly used to marry a wife.

Senators Earn N6m, N8m As Furniture And Severance Allowance Respectively – RMAFC

The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has given a breakdown of what Nigerian senators earn as salaries and allowances.

According to a report by Nigerian Tribune, RMAFC’s Spokesperson, Mr Ibrahim Mohammed, said that the clarification has become imperative in view of the recent revelation by Mr Shehu Sani, a Senator of the Federal Republic who was reported to have disclosed to the public that each Senator collects monthly running cost of N13.5 million in addition to the monthly salary of N750,000.00 prescribed by the “Certain Political, Public and Judicial Office Holders (Salaries and Allowances, etc.) (Amendments) Act, 2008”.

Bauchi Politician And Former Governorship Aspirant, Dan-China, Arrested

Abdullahi Adamu, alias Dan-China arrested

Security operatives on Wednesday re-arrested Abdullahi Adamu, alias Dan-China, after a Jos Federal High Court granted him interim bail along with 15 Chinese nationals and 8 others in a case of alleged illegal mining. It was reported that Mr Adamu vied for Bauchi governorship ticket on the platform of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, in 2011.

The Federal Government had arrested Dan-China and 24 others and charged them before Justice Musa Kurya on a four-count offence of illegal mining at Zurak in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau.

Heineken pulls ‘Lighter Is Better’ ad after outcry over racism

A new advert on popular beer, Heineken, has been criticized to have an undertone of racism in the script. But the company has taken down the advert after the outcry.

The advert shows a bottle of Heineken sliding along a bar past black people with “sometimes, lighter is better” as the tagline.

Retired grandfather wins N8.7million 4 years after making a sports bet

Retired grandfather hits N8.7million 4 years after making a sports bet lailasnews 3

Lewis Cook’s England debut may have ended in disappointment in the 1-1 draw — but his grandfather will be celebrating. Trevor Burlingham had placed a £500 sports bet (N8.7 million) on Cook to feature for the Three Lions before his 26th birthday.

Burlingham had in 2014 placed a £500 bet that his grandson Lewis Cook will earn a senior Three Lions cap before turning 26. Many had forgotten the bet but it came to pass as 21 year old Cook made earned his debut as England took on Italy in an international friendly that ended in a 1-1 draw.

Woman arrested in Lagos for seizing twin babies from their mother

50 year old woman arrested in Lagos for seizing twin babies from their mother lailasnews 3

A 50-year old woman, Mrs. Regina Dassi has been arrested in Lagos for allegedly seizing a set of twin babies from their mother. NationalHelm reports

Reports have it that the incident happened at Bambo Estate in Ajah area of Lagos State where the duo resides.

Trump ‘keen’ to meet North Korea leader

United States President, Donald Trump, has said he is keen to meet Kim Jong-un after being told the North Korean leader’s trip to China “went very well.”

But Mr. Trump said maximum sanctions and pressure on North Korea would continue ahead of proposed talks in May.

Lady Leaks US Pastor's Sex Chat With Her On Church's Official Facebook Page

A woman has leaked the explicit text messages she got from she pastor of the New Creation Church in Dallas Texas and this has sent the church into pandemonium.

The woman first shares screenshots of the messages on the Churches official Facebook page, claiming they were sent to her by pastor Aaron L Finley, but the pastor, who is married with kids, denied ever knowing the woman.

Obasanjo Slams Buhari For Not Signing Africa Free Trade Deal

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance and sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement before it is too late.

The former president expressed disappointment that Nigeria was not among the 44 member countries of the African Union that endorsed the agreement.

9-year-old girl defiled by 70-year old grandfather, two sons weeps in court

A 9-year-old minor in Oliha area of Benin city, her 70-year-old grandfather, Francis Ezomo and his two sons, who allegedly defiled her, have been arraigned by the police at Evbuoriaria Magistrate Court.

Coming after Governor Godwin Obaseki intervened in the case of the girl’s defilement.

UEFA gives new rules for Champions League and Europa League

Teams contesting the Champions League and Europa League finals, plus the Uefa Super Cup, can name a matchday squad of 23 players instead of the 18 allowed in the rest of the competition.

Players will be able to represent two different clubs in the same European cup competition from next season after governing body Uefa changed its rules.

"Some"Call It Incest, We Call It Fate" - Man Who Impregnates His Sister Says

A Twitter user has shocked many after he revealed he is having a sexual relationship with his little sister .According to him,some call it incest ,but they call it fate.

He tweets;

Nigerian Farmers Refuse To Repay N60 Billion Loan – Bank Of Agriculture

The Bank of Agriculture (BoA) said on Wednesday in Lagos that it was on a recovery mission of disbursed funds to farmers, totalling over N60 billion.

BoA’s Managing Director, Mohammed Kabir, gave the figure at a workshop organised by the Agege Branch of the bank.

Final Year Student Shot Dead At Her Birthday Party

A final year student of the Imo State University (IMSU), Miss Kelechi Assumpta Ibeh, marked her 23rd birthday in a big way last Thursday. It was her last.

The Banking and Finance student was shot dead by suspected secret cult members, who allegedly stormed her hostel where she held a party to mark the day.