Friday, 24 March 2017

Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention

Ousted Egypt president Mubarak freed from detention

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian autocrat toppled during the 2011 Arab Spring, left a military hospital on Friday where he spent much of the last six years in detention.
The release of the 88-year old who ruled Egypt for three decades would have been unthinkable several years ago, but revolutionary fervour gave way to exhaustion and even nostalgia in the uprising’s chaotic aftermath.

Mother arrested for beating her 16-year-old son to death in Ogun State

A housewife, Bisola Olukoya, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing her 16-year-old son.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident to PREMIUM TIMES on Friday said the suspect committed the crime at Onifade-Itele town of the state.
“One Mrs Bisola Olukoya of NO 40, Ifelodun Street Onifade Itele has been arrested by the Ogun State Command for beating her 16 years old son Toheeb Olukoya to death,” the police spokesperson said.

Bill seeking punishment for sexual harassment suffers set back

The House of Representatives has suspended debate on the bill seeking to punish sexual harassment of students.

The House had to suspend the bill which was sent to it for concurrence from the Senate because it is restricted to higher institutions.
Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, while presenting the bill for second reading, on the floor of the House said the Bill needed to be expanded to accommodate other forms of sexual harassment beyond higher institutions.

Arsenal is the best club in the world – Arsene Wenger Says

Arsenal is a better club than Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool, claims Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has hit back at his critics, stating that football is not just about winning silverware.
Many Arsenal fans are calling for the 67-year-old to quit after the club once again fell out of the title race while also crashing out of Europe.

The Frenchman is still believed to be considering his future, although some reports suggest Wenger has decided to remain at the club for at least another season.

"Dino Melaye Was Impeached For Stealing TV In ABU Zaria" - Sahara Reporters

Dino Melaye Senator's classmate alleges that he stole a TV set in ABU

The incident also led to his impeachment as the president of ABU National Association of Geography Students.

Teacher brutalizes student for refusing to have sex with him in Imo State

Uzuegbu Prosper, who is privy to the situation, wrote on Facebook: "WHO WILL SPEAK FOR THE POOR GIRL....? I am particularly and pathetically troubled and perturbed about the way and manner some people can be deliberately dreaded and cruel. Just for nothing. .

This is a story of a SS2 student of Ubomiri Girls' Secondary School, Miss Victoria by name, who was ruthlessly and wickedly planked by a Teaching Practice student from Alvan Ikeokwu Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State. 

I played for ‘best team in England’ – Xabi Alonso

I played for ‘best team in England’ – Xabi Alonso

Xabi Alonso has told the Liverpool Echo that he considers himself “lucky” to have played for the most storied clubs in England, Spain and Germany.
Alonso will retire from football at the end of the season, bringing an end to his illustrious career at Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Court jails two for N800,000 BVN scam

Court jails two for N800,000 BVN scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday secured the conviction of the dou of Innocent Uche Clinton and Emmanuel Okanni before Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft.
The convicts who hail from Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, specialised in duping innocent people by obtaining their bank verification numbers using the trick that their accounts had been closed due to BVN issues.

Arik resumes operations after settling row with unions

Arik resumes operations after settling row with unions

The management of Arik Air says it has resolved the impasse with labour unions, which affected it operations on Thursday.
The airline said the impasse, which was led by the Lagos State branch of National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Association of Aircraft Pilot and Engineers (NAAPE) was resolved in a meeting mediated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Real Madrid president hints at Benzema-Mbappe strike force

Real Madrid president hints at Benzema-Mbappe strike force

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hinted at the possibility of signing Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe to form a strike partnership with French compatriot Karim Benzema.
Mbappe, 18, is one of Europe’s hottest property at the moment, and has been courted by Real previously. The Monaco forward revealed in December last year that he rejected Real and opted for Monaco, despite Zinedine Zidane’s persuasive attempts.

14-year-old student left blind after teacher flogged her in the eye for coming late to school in Kaduna

Parents are seeking for justice and assistance after their 14-year-old daughter, a Junior Secondary School female student of Government Secondary School, Kachia, Kaduna State, lost her eyesight after she was flogged in the eye by a teacher for coming late to school.

Raliya Suleiman was allegedly hit in the right eye by the teacher who caned her repeatedly leading to the loss of her eyesight. She is currently receiving medical treatment at the National Eye Center Kaduna.

Stephanie Otobo’s Mother Breaks Silence, Says ‘I’ve Never Met Apostle Suleman’

Mother of Canada-based stripper and musician, Stephanie Otobo, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Sapele, Delta State, opened a fresh controversy and revealed that she has not seen her daughter in the last three years.
She was reacting to allegations by her daughter that the general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, promised to marry her but failed even after the introduction. According to her, she has not met the cleric before.

ABU Says It Won’t Speak On Dino Melaye, Unlike Standard International Schools

The Ahmadu Bełlo University, ABU, Zaria has said it would not release information on the controversy surrounding the academic certificate Dino Melaye, the All Progressives Congress senator representing Kogi West District, until formally approached by the Senate.
Mr. Melaye, who says he graduated from the university with a degree in Geography, was last week accused of making false claim.

“Come Clean On N111billion Paris Club Refunds” – NGO to Niger Delta Governors

A non-governmental organization, Policy Alert: The Grassroots People Empowerment Foundation, has called on state governments in the Niger Delta to publish how they spent the first tranche of London and Paris Clubs loan refund. The call came on the heels of a presidential approval last week for the release of the second tranche of the funds
following a demand on same by the Nigerian Governors Forum.

Female Ecobank Staff Arrested In Warri Over Death Of Her Ecobank Manager Lover

Nemesis has caught up with a lady, who allegedly hired a notorious armed robber to kill a bank manager in Warri, Delta State alleged to be her lover.

The lady suspect was arrested by the police after the notorious robbery suspect upon his arrest, confessed the lady as the one of those who contracted him to kill the victim, who was a branch manager of Eco-Bank in Warri.

"Buhari Spent $2.6bn On Boko Haram Crisis" – Chief Of Defence Staff

To address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram terrorists, the Muhammadu Buhari administration, in 2016, spent more than $2.6 billion.

Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, made the disclosure in Washington, D.C. at the meeting of the ‘Global Coalition Working to Defeat ISIS’.

“After over $2.6 billion was spent by the Nigerian Government to address humanitarian needs in 2016 – more needs were seen when areas were recovered from Boko Haram.

Traffic Warden Allegedly Breaks Pastor’s Head in Zamfara State

A traffic warden in Zamfara state, Nigeria has allegedly used an unidentified weapon to inflict injury on the head of a Pastor. According to Zuma Times, the traffic warden allegedly broke a pastor’s head during a misunderstanding at Tudun Wada, Gusau.

Wani dan sanda mai kula da ababen hawa ya fasa wa wani bawan Allah goshi da kulki sakamakon wata ‘yar hatsaniya a randabawul dake Tudun Wada, Gusau a jihar Zamfara,’ the platform reported yesterday.

I’m not sharing free ipads or phones – Mercy Johnson exposes scam

On Wednesday, Mercy Johnson took to her Instagram page to expose Imposters duping her fans through a parody account on Facebook. The actress warned her fans to be wary of the criminal activities of the Imposter as she is not running any giveaways of iPad or iPhones as suggested by the impostor, she also revealed the imposter’s account details.

Car Thief With Fake Burn Wounds Caught In A Church In Aba

As shared by a Facebook user, Rex Ahime... "EVIL IN TOWN BE WISE. Today in our church this young boy came to our church, with a faked fire burn wound pretending He has fire incident, To God glory Dr Okebugwu Nwankwo was in church who prove to us that it is a fake one. When our security men searched him They got 2 vehicle master key with him. Who knows whose car could go today. Be careful about evil in d town."

Soldiers Clear Boko Haram Terrorists Out Of Borno & Destroy Bomb Factory

Troops of 103 Battalion, 7 Division, Nigerian Army of Operation LAFIYA DOLE along with some Civilian JTF today, conducted clearance operation at Gombole, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

"Reasons Why Some Girls Will Never See Mr Right" - By Wisdomkosi

In this write up, I will be writing about why some girls will still remain single and never see that Mr Right that they are seriously looking for. In life, sometimes what we are looking may be around us but because of awkward attitude, we will miss such opportunities and it will pass by. Now let's get down to business of the day.

1) Lack of respect : Most ladies these days seem to lack respect and don't care anymore. They don't know that Mr Right is not looking at how beautiful or the amount of foundation of pancake on your face, what they are after is that girl who will respect them because they're the head of the family. Even the Bible we read everyday says, wives should be submissive to their husbands. Why raising your elbow then? I think ladies who seriously is in search of Mr Right should cultivate this habit and not only cultivating it but show it out. 

J&J pulls ads from YouTube over ‘offensive’ videos

J&J pulls ads from YouTube over ‘offensive’ videos

US healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson has become the latest company to suspend all digital advertising on YouTube over concerns its ads may have appeared on channels that broadcast offensive videos.
J&J said on Thursday it wanted to ensure that its product advertising did not appear on channels that promote “offensive content”, a day after AT&T, Verizon, and several other major advertisers suspended their digital ads after discovering their brands had been appearing alongside videos promoting violence and hatred.

Cultists kill final year student in Enugu

Cultists kill final year student in Enugu

A final year student of the Department of Political Science, in one of the South-Eastern universities, one Joseph Emmanuel, has been reportedly murdered by suspected cultists at his off campus accommodation.
The victim, it was gathered, was in company of his friends when the suspected cultists, numbering about three, armed with guns and machetes, stormed his home.

Late Kelechi Iheanacho penalty gives Nigeria draw with Senegal

Late Kelechi Iheanacho penalty gives Nigeria draw with Senegal

Kelechi Iheanacho scored a late penalty to help Nigeria salvage a 1-1 draw with Senegal in a friendly in Barnet on Thursday.
Moussa Sow, who had earlier struck the post, gave Senegal the lead in the 54th minute following a cross from Idrissa Gueye.

Ahmed Musa Steps Down As Assistant Captain Of Super Eagles

Leicester City winger, Ahmed Musa, has stepped down as assistant captain of the Super Eagles team.

Musa informed coach Gernot Rohr of his decision, just before the kick off of their friendly match against Senegal, at The Hive Stadium in London.

Buhari Sacks Permanent Secretary For Awarding Contracts To Himself

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the sack of a Permanent Secretary, who has been allegedly using his office to defraud the Federal Government through the award of phantom contracts worth billions of Naira to himself.

The permanent secretary, was appointed by Buhari in 2015, was fired, Tuesday, on the orders of the President. A source in the ministry confirmed that two police officers drove the sacked permanent secretary from the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, raising concerns as to what might have led to such an action. 

Ghanaian Man Who Engaged In Anal Sex With His 3-Year-Old Daughter Is On The Run

Kwame Asiamah, a 42-year old Ghanaian man allegedly had anal sex with his own 3-year old daughter at Asenua near Mamponteng in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The man who is currently at large did not only subject his daughter (name withheld) to anal sex but had vaginal sex with her.