Wednesday, 8 March 2017

My Wife Deceived Me and Used Trick to Extort Money From Me - Husband Tells Court


An estranged husband, Clifford Monday, on Wednesday admitted in an Akure Customary Court that he only beat his wife, Bukola, whenever she flouted his instructions.

Clifford made this known when he testified in a divorce petition filed by the wife.

He told the court that Bukola was the main cause of the misunderstanding they had in the union. He also admitted he destroyed his wife’s property, adding that his wife used tricks to extort money from him.

I Didn’t Pay Money Into Any Journalist Account — Uduaghan


The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has denied knowledge of any financial transaction involving him and the Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Churchill Oyowe through the secretary’s United Bank for Africa (UBA) account to the tune of over N6 million.

The former governor was reacting to a publication trending in the social media, alleging him of financial transaction and throwing his weight behind the aspiration of Oyowe as the next chairman of NUJ, Delta State council.

Gunmen dressed as doctors kill 38 in hospital attack

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Gunmen disguised as doctors stormed Afghanistan’s largest military hospital Wednesday, killing at least 38 people in a six-hour attack claimed by the Islamic State group as it makes inroads into the war-battered country.

More than 70 others were wounded in the assault on the Sardar Daud Khan hospital, with explosions and gunfire rattling Kabul’s diplomatic district as dense clouds of smoke rose in the sky.

Mings gets five-match ban for Ibrahimovic clash

Mings gets five-match ban for Ibrahimovic clash

Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings will serve a five-match ban for violent conduct after a Football Association panel ruled he deliberately stood on the head of Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The 23-year-old landed with his studs on the forward’s head during Saturday’s fiery 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.

Chelsea target Gordon seals new Celtic deal

Chelsea target Gordon seals new Celtic deal

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has signed a new three-year contract.
The Ladbrokes Premiership leaders opened talks with Gordon after rejecting several offers from Chelsea during the January transfer window.
The 34-year-old told his club’s official website: ‘It’s taken a little while after the interest in the January window but it’s good to finally get it done and concentrate on the rest of the season.’

364 persons convicted for drug trafficking in Kano

364 persons convicted for drug trafficking in Kano

A Federal High Court in Kano State has convicted 364 persons for various drug-related offences.

Commander of the Anti-narcotic Agency Hamza Umar said the convicts were apprehended within Kano metropolis and its environs, adding that they were investigated and charged to court accordingly.

He hinted that over 40 tonnes of diverse narcotics were mopped from the street, adding that the seizures and conviction were secured between early 2016 and now.
Umar attributed the success to collaborations between his command and the people.

Alleged fraud: Court adjourns ex- NBC chief’s trial till April 4

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday adjourned the trial of the former Director- General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, till April 4 for continuation of hearing.
Justice Kolawale adjourned the matter at the instance of Mr. Ikoro Ikoro, counsel to Babatunji Amure, the fourth defendant, who informed the court that he was not ready for the trial.
Kolawale said the adjournment was to enable counsel prepare to continue with the substantive trial since the trial within-trial would no longer go on.

Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo is dead

Breaking: Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo is dead

Elder statesman and former Military Governor of the defeunct Western Region Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo is dead.
He died Wednesday morning in Lagos on the eve of his 89th birthday, having been born on March 9, 1928
Family sources said he suddenly took ill at his GRA Ikeja, Lagos home and he was taken to the hospital where he died shortly after.


How cultists murdered my mother, six others – Victim’s daughter

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A 28-year-old Abiodun Kokoroaiye has narrated how her mother, siblings, and three others were killed last week at Ikorodu, a Lagos district.
While four of the victims were murdered in cold blood by suspected members of a cult gang known as Badoo inside Imoleayo Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S) on Oshiyemi street, Mosafejo, Agbowa, a man and his two sons were killed at a nearby residential building.
According to Kokoroaiye, her mother and the children were sleeping in the church when their assailants sneaked in and killed them.

David Haye says he doesn't ejaculate six weeks before a fight

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Boxing legend David Haye has revealed how much he sacrifices when he prepares for a big fight.
The heavy weight champ was asked about his pre-match routine on the Nightly show and decided to share a little too much information.

South Africa to appear at ICC over al- Bashir

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South African authorities have been asked to appear at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 7 over the failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir during a visit two years ago, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Ayesha Johaar, the acting chief state law adviser, said Pretoria was asked to appear at the Hague-based court for failing to comply with a cooperation request from the tribunal, contrary to the provisions of the treaty establishing the court and which came into force in 2002.

Serena to lose number one ranking over injury

Serena to lose number one ranking over injury

Serena Williams is set to lose her number one ranking after pulling out of the has BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open tournaments due to injury .
The 35-year-old, who landed her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January, said she hoped to be back in action soon.

Armed men invade Metuh’s Abuja residence

Armed men invade Metuh's Abuja residence

Armed men on Tuesday night reportedly invaded the house of former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh in Abuja.
A statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Richard Ihediwa, issued on Wednesday stated that the armed men numbering about eight, fired several shots and forcefully gained entrance into the compound after destroying a section of its spiked security fence.
“They tied up security guards and a driver at the premises and attempted to gain  access to the main building, but could not due to the security doors at the front and back entrances of the main house, “ Ihediwa said.

Varsity student who stabbed colleague to death to die by hanging

Varsity student stab colleague to death

Moshood Owolabi,  a 200 level student of Lead City University, Ibadan, has been sentenced to death  for stabling his fellow student to death. 

Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of an Ibadan High Court, delivering the judgement on Wednesday, sentenced Owolabi to death by hanging for causing the death of one Seun Kolawole, two years ago. 

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner call off their divorce and give marriage another go

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are putting their divorce on hold, sources tell People. The couple announced their separation back in June 2015.
Although they haven’t yet gotten back together, they have decided to keep working on their marriage as they are both still in love with each other. They are giving their marriage another shot.
“They love each other, they also really, really love their kids, and those kids love their parents.” the source said.

Man 'decapitates his mother and carries her severed head into the street'

This undated photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office shows Oliver Funes Machada. A federal official says the 18-year-old man accused of decapitating his mother was in the country illegally. The suspect was charged with first-degree murder Monday, March 6, 2017, after authorities say he called 911 to say he had killed his mother. He is being transferred to Central Prison in Raleigh, and his next court appearance is scheduled for March 14. (Tanya Creech/Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP)

A man is accused of decapitating his mother before carrying her severed head out of the house.
During the grisly scene, 18-year-old Oliver Funes Machada allegedly killed his mother and then walked out the front door of her house holding the woman’s head, authorities said.
Oliver Funes Machada was charged Monday with first-degree murder after he called emergency services to say he had killed his mother, according to a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office statement.

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I don’t need police, DSS protection anymore – Fayose dares FG


Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has told the Federal Government that he does not need the policemen and the Department of State Services, DSS, operatives assigned to protect him.
Fayose stated this during this year’s International Women’s Day celebration held at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday.

BB Naija’s Kemen Is Remorseful As He Publicly Apologizes To TBoss


My name is Ekemini Ekerette, popularly known as Kemen ( @Kemen_Fitness ) one of the Big Brother Naija 2017 Housemate. I am a Fitness Trainer and a Model before joining the Big Brother house.
I hereby tender my sincere apologies to TBoss and ask for her forgiveness as well as all the women in Africa that i hurt from the circumstances surrounding my disqualification from the Big Brother Naija house recently.

Lai Mohammed visits Rivers state, expresses shock over national assets

NLNG, Nigerian success story in management - Lai Mohammed

The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has described NLNG Limited as a shinning example of the Nigerian success story in management and technical competence.

The minister stated this on Bonny Island, Rivers state, on Tuesday, March 7 after a facility tour of the plant of the NLNG, a company that is being managed 100 per cent by Nigerians and which has 95% Nigerian staff.

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Facebook debuts its first dedicated virtual reality app, Facebook 360


Facebook has devoted major resources and billions of dollars to virtual reality, but there has been a pretty clear line between what happens in the main Facebook app and what happens on the Oculus Rift and Gear VR.

Man rapes three-year-old stepdaughter after wife denies him sex

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The Police in Niger on Wednesday arrested a 45-year-old-man, over alleged rape of his three-year-old stepdaughter.
The suspect was arrested in Kundu, a village in Rafi Local Government Area of the state.

Rob and Blac Chyna Back Under Same Roof and Neighbors are PISSED

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Rob andBlac Chyna are back together which for some is good news, but not for their neighbors, who are asking cops for advice on what they say has become a dangerous situation.
We've learned the on-again, off-again couple is back under Blac Chyna's roof in her gated San Fernando Valley neighborhood. We're told Rob moved in late last week.

Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche is dead


Veteran Nollywood actor, Prince James Uche is dead. Uche, who has been down with kidney disease, passed away on Wednesday. Nollywood producer and scriptwriter, Chidi Nwokeabia confirmed the incident.

Antonio Conte close to agreeing new Chelsea contract


Antonio Conte could be on the verge of signing a new Chelsea contract, according to reports.
The Italian has had a remarkable impact since joining the west London club last summer, taking a team that finished 10th last term to 10 points clear at the summit of the Premier League.

Osun Declares Two Day Curfew In Ife


The Government of Osun has declared a two day curfew in entire Ile-Ife City, State of Osun.

A statement by Semiu Okanlawon, Director of Communications and Strategy to the Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola said the curfew was necessitated by the breach of the peace in the area which has led to avoidable destruction of lives and properties.

The curfew, which will be between 6pm to 7am, will be in force till Friday.
The statement further added the curfew takes effect from today Wednesday March, 8th, 2017

Oued Zem: Moroccan town where people earn money by duping men into performing lewd acts on camera and then blackmailing them

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British men are constant targets of the scammers in Oued Zem. According to a report by The Sun, these victims pay up to £800 have their embarrassing clips destroyed. These men are desperate to pay so that the clips are not sent to their family and friends.
In 2015, 385 Britons reported cases of sextortion. In 2016, the number of cases reported was 1,245 according to the National Crime Agency Statistics.

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South African man 'detained in UAE for sex outside marriage'

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A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancee have been detained in the United Arab Emirates for unlawful sex, a relative says.
Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were reportedly arrested after a doctor discovered Ms Nohai, who had stomach cramps, was pregnant.
They were arrested for sex outside of marriage, which is illegal in the UAE.

Nicki Minaj Will Not Respond to Remy Ma's "Shether"

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TMZ has reported that Nicki Minaj has no immediate plans to respond to "Shether," Remy Ma's 7-minute Nicki-directed diss track during which Remy calls Nicki just about every name in the book.
Sources apparently say that Nicki feels silence is the best response, that Remy's accusations will eventually be exposed as lies.

Theo Walcott admits "things have happened" within Arsenal dressing room


England forward, Theo Walcott, admitted that there is fight going on in the Arsenal dressing room, and called on his team-mates to stop fighting one another.
This followed reports of a training ground squabble among the players.
Alexis Sanchez is said to have left training early last week following a row which led to him been dropped on the bench in their last encounter with Liverpool.

Defence Headquarters appoints new spokesman

The Defence Headquarters has named Major-General John Enenche as the new Director Defence information (DDI).

Security guard allegedly rapes 9-year-old girl in Lagos

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A security guard, Mikemon Solomon, who allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl, on Wednesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
Solomon, who lives on Midou Road, Mile 12, is facing a one-count charge of defiling a child, an offence which attracts life imprisonment, if found guilty.

Peter Obi’s Wife Reacts To Divorce Rumor


Wife of former Governor of Anambra State, Mrs. Margaret Peter-Obi, has debunked the rumour of an impending divorce with her husband.
Speaking to newsmen in Lagos, Margaret said she has been receiving text messages from concerned Nigerians about supposed divorce proceedings against her husband.

Xenophobic attacks: Senate pulls out of South Africa trip


Senator Ike Ekweremadu led Committee on xenophobic attacks, scheduled to travel to South Africa this week, have pulled out.
Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu stated this at Wednesday’s plenary.

Scarlett Johansson 'Files For Divorce' From Second Husband


Scarlett Johansson has filed for divorce from her second husband Romain Dauriac following their recent breakup. The couple revealed in January they had called time on their romance, and his attorney Harold Mayerson has said there will be a custody battle over their two-year-old daughter Rose. 

"He would like to move to France with his daughter and Ms. Johansson does a lot of travelling," he told Page Six, while adding that the divorce is set to be "an interesting process". 

5 killed as Hausa, Yoruba clash in Ile-Ife


Five people are feared killed in an inter-ethnic clash at the Sabo area of Ile-Ife, Osun State.
Eyewitness account says the crisis started on Tuesday night when a rift broke out between a Hausa man and a Yoruba woman.
The violence, however, continued Wednesday morning.

I will decide if to sell Alexis Sanchez or not – Wenger


Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has said Alexis Sanchez cannot force his way out of the club this summer.
The Chile attacker is being targeted by Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus, after he was dropped for the trip to Liverpool last Saturday.
Alexis could be recalled for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich, but Wenger says only the club can decide to sell or not.

Osinbajo Capable of Leading Nigeria - Aisha Buhari


In series of Tweets published on her handle, Aisha Buhari (@aishambuhari), the pretty wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, who congratulated the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo as he celebrated his 60th birthday on Wednesday, revealed that the VP is capable of leading the country, especially now that the president is away in London on medical vacation.

EFCC Arraigns Suspected Native Doctor For N5.6m Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, arraigned one Clement Joseph alias Dr. Omale, before Justice O. A. Otaluka of the FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe, Abuja on a 7-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by pretense to the tune of N5.6million.
 
Joseph and his accomplices who are currently on the run allegedly connived and fraudulently defrauded one Bola Akintola of the said sum under the pretext of having a mystical power to deliver her of untimely death.

Unidentified Beautiful Lady Has Died in a Fatal Road Accident


A social media user named Kecha Celine yesterday, 7th of March, 2017 shared the corpse of a beautiful lady who passed away at the Ugwu Onyeama area of Enugu State in a road accident.
 
All efforts to identity the young lady failed as at press time. A public call is currently being made to the general public who can help identify her or able to reach her family so that her corpse can be claimed.

Ex-ICAN president, Ajaegbu defects to APC

A former President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mr. Chidi AJAEGBU, has defected to the All Progressives Congress in Abia State.
The former ICAN boss, who served as Director of Finance, Abia PDP, during the 2015 general elections, said he left his former party following the failure of the PDP-led government in Abia State to meet the yearnings and expectations of greater Abians.

Four Thieves Caught While Stealing Deputy Governor's Car Battery in Ondo State


An Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State on Wednesday remanded four men in prison over an alleged theft of a Skybite 100 Arms vehicle battery belonging to the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi.
 
The accused – Dare Akinlade, 19; Pius Macauley, 22; Samuel Baniah, 22 and Segun Ilesanmi, 25, are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, felony and stealing.

Controversy As Cross Rivers Govt Demotes 11 Teachers to Security Guards


A total of eleven primary school teachers in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, were on Tuesday demoted to security personnel, by the state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), for failure to present the requisite qualification to work as class teachers before the board.
 
According to The Leadership, the demotion which was announced by the board’s chairman, Dr. Steven Odey, was sequel to the ongoing teachers verification and promotion exercise in the state by SUBEB.

Women should be treated as those with “penis” – Chimamanda Adichie


Award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, wants women to be treated as though they have “penis.”

Adichie stated that her aim for feminism drive was to ensure that marriages change for good, and that women are treated same as “someone who has penis.”

Speaking with The Guardian of London, the novelist noted that having a feminist label attached to her has changed things.

Photo: Hadiza Usman Kneels Down to Greet Acting President Osinbajo in Lagos


Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, Hadiza Bala Usman surprised the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo by kneeling to greet him as he arrived Lagos to commission the flag off of the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan segment of the new Lagos-Kano standard-gauge railway in Lagos.

She knelt on the floor to greet Osinbajo and had a chat with him. The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode were present at the event.

Serious Tension As Customs Officers Kills 3 Over 4 Bags of Rice


According to Balogun who lives in Lagos that shared the story,3 people were shot dead by customs officers along Sagamu-Abeokuta express road over the possession of 4 bags of rice.

Photos: First International Aircraft Lands in Kaduna Airport


The first international aircraft has landed in Kaduna International Airport ahead of the airport's first international flight today.

A ceremonial canon was used by the Airport fire fighters to welcome the plane. According to the Kaduna state government, Captain Alene who flew the first Boeing787 bird into Kaduna International Airport confirmed that the Airport Landing System is in an excellent shape.

Claudio Ranieri rejects first job offer since Leicester sacking

Claudio Ranieri snubs first job offer since Leicester sacking
Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has reportedly rejected an offer from Bundesliga side Wolfsburg just weeks after his sacking by the Premier League champions.
The Italian tactician was controversially let go by the Foxes at the end of February after failing to get the team to gel anywhere near as well as last season when they achieved the most unlikely of title wins.

N541.8 Billion Debt: Three Nigerian Banks Set To Take Over Etisalat Today


Despite the intervention of the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, to broker a peaceful resolution between Etisalat Nigeria and a consortium of banks, it appears the effort may not have yielded a truce.
According to PremiumTimes, a consortium of some foreign and Nigerian banks, including Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank, are set to take over the telecoms firm today (Wednesday).

Why Festus Keyamo, 'Canadian Lover' Are After Me - Apostle Suleman


Apostle Suleiman in a statement signed, by his Communications Manager, Phrank Shaibu, in Abuja, also denied that there was a so-called “amorous relationship” between the said Miss Otobo and the General Overseer, including a promise to marry her.

Instead, the church stated that the lady was arrested by operatives acting on a tip off that she had repeatedly tried to blackmail the preacher, including demanding N500 million from him, failing which she threatened to expose a purported amorous relationship between her and the pastor.

Photo: Apostle Suleman Makes First Church Appearance After Sex Scandal Reports


The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has made his first appearance to church today after messy sex scandal reports.

It's a Lie, Jonathan's Govt Did Not Reject Help to Rescue Chibok Girls - British Government


The British High Commission in Abuja has debunked a report by The Guardian UK which reported at the weekend that the government of President Goodluck Jonathan rejected the offer by the British Royal Armed Force (RAF) to help rescue over 200 Chibok schoolgirls, when they were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.

According to The Nation, the British High Commission on Tuesday said the allegation that the RAF was over the area for a number of months and actually located the girls within weeks, but the Nigerian government under former President Jonathan turned down its offer to rescue the girls, “was false”.

German teenager stabs boy to death then posted video online


Police in the small town of Herne, Germany have launched a manhunt to locate a 19yr old martial arts enthusiast and murder suspect named Marcel H who stabbed his 9yr old victim and shared the video on Facebook.