Wednesday, 19 April 2017

My Husband Denied Me Of Sex For 2-Years - Wife Seeks Divorce From Court



A 30-year-old house wife, Bilkisu Lawal, on Wednesday told a Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, that her husband, Shuaibu Yusuf, had denied her sex for two years.

Bilkisu, who is seeking for divorce, narrated how Yusuf had not been performing his duty as a husband.

She told the court that she married her husband in January 2012, according to Islamic rites and the marriage blessed with a son.

Police arrest 53 for attending gay marriage in Zaria



The Police on Wednesday arraigned 53 persons before a Magistrates’ Court in Chediya-Zaria, Kaduna State who were allegedly arrested during a gay marriage.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Mannir Nasir said the accused were arrested on April 15 at Zaria Motel and were being charged for conspiracy, unlawful assembly and belonging to a gang of an unlawful society.

Former President, George Bush rushed to hospital again over pneumonia


The 92-year-old former President George H.W. Bush has been re-admitted to a Houston hospital on Friday over what turned out to be pneumonia.

UN alarmed by Burundi militia chants to 'impregnate or kill' opponents

UN alarmed by Burundi militia chants to 'impregnate or kill' opponents

The United Nations has raised alarm over chants by the youth wing of Burundi’s ruling party CNDD-FDD calling for opponents to be impregnated or killed.

The chants captured on video and circulating on social media shows over a hundred young men from the Imbonerakure militia at a rally in the Ntega commune of the Kirundo province in northeast Burundi repeatedly chanting “make opponents pregnant so that they can give birth to Imbonerakure”.

Stop Enjoying Stolen Orgasms, Pay for the Vibrator You Bought - Lady Publicly Shames Popular Celebrity


There's all sorts of drama on Twitter lately but nothing compares to the kind of drama that is currently making the rounds on social media after a sex toy seller publicly called out a celebrity.

A Kenyan lady identified on her Twitter as The Vibrating Lawyer (@BeverleyMunga) has taken to the social networking platform to publicly shame a popular female celebrity.

Dangote Sells His Noodles Company to Indomie


Punch reports that Dangote Flour Mills has sold the noodles business and assets to their competitor- Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie noodles.

The company who made it known on Tuesday, said in order to smoothen the transition, it had offered Dufil the use of some of its facilities on an interim basis.

The noodles business was part of the DFM, which the Dangote Group recently reacquired from Tiger Brands.

Kelechi Ihenancho wanted by Hoffenheim, Bayer Luverkusen

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Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho is attracting interest from Germany. The young Nigerian has seen himself sidelined by manager Pep Guardiola since the New Year. City management regard Kelechi highly and there’s now talks underway about sending him out on-loan next season.

CBN releases $280m forex to SMEs, BDCs, others


The Central Bank of Nigeria yesterday continued its intervention in the foreign exchange segment of the financial market with the injection of fresh $220 million into the various sectors of the economy.
The CBN, in a statement issued by the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Isaac Okorafor, said it had also commenced the weekly sale of $20,000 to Bureau de Change operators.

Names of Occupants of Osborne Towers Where EFCC Found $50m (Full List)


SaharaReporters has obtained the full list of occupants of a swanky apartment building in Lagos where operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found close to $50million last week.
The building, located at 16 Osborne Road in Ikoyi, has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses. It is owned by a former Peoples Democratic Party chairman, Ahmed Muazu, who retained for himself the penthouses, 10A and B; as well as Apartments 11A and 11B.

Buhari reportedly ill again, Osinbajo takes over & suspends SGF, Lawal & DG of NIA


President Muhammad Buhari is said to be sick again. According to reports, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who took over from him has with immediate effect suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal.
The presidency ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against Lawal in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).

Chanchangi Chairman Is Dead


The Chairman of Chanchangi Airlines and billionaire businessman, Ahmadu Chanchangi is dead.
A family source said he died along Kaduna-Abuja road while on the way to a hospital in Abuja on Wednesday morning.

Enough is enough, Nigeria should break up now – Fani-Kayode


A former minister of aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Femi Fani-Kayode has called for the division of the country.
According to the controversial ex-minister, the only way forward for Nigeria was to either break up or get restructured.

Bayern Munich stars confronted referee after Madrid loss – reports

Bayern Munich stars confronted referee after Madrid loss – reports

Reports in Spain have alleged that police intervened after three Bayern Munich players stormed into the referee’s dressing room following their team’s elimination from the Champions League at Real Madrid.
Bayern lost 4-2 in extra time at Real Madrid to go out of the Champions League quarterfinals 6-3 on aggregate.

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has killed himself at a prison in Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for murder.
The Department of Corrections said the 27-year-old was found hanged in his cell just after 3am local time on Wednesday morning.

Google plans to train 6,000 media professionals – official

Google plans to train 6,000 media professionals – official

West Africa Google says it plans to equip more than 6,000 media professionals in the region on the appropriate use of Google tools in 2017.
Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the Head of Communications of West Africa Google made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday.
He said that Google had already trained more than 300 media professionals in West Africa in the first quarter of the year.

Italy urges Turkey to release jailed reporter

Italy urges Turkey to release jailed reporter

Italy on Wednesday called on Turkey to release a journalist arrested this month near the Syrian border while he was researching refugees.
Gabriele Del Grande, 34, was clapped in cuffs by Turkish police on April 9 during interviews with people who had fled the war-torn neighbouring country for a book he is writing on the conflict and the birth of the Islamic State group.

Justice Ngwuta failed to declare 28 plots of land – Fed govt

Justice Ngwuta failed to declare 28 plots of land – Fed govt

The Federal Government said Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court failed to declare 28 plots of land to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) between June 2, 2011 and July 19, 2016.
In a 10- count charge filed before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, government through the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) further alleged that Justice Ngwuta, also engaged in the purchase and sale of rice, palm oil and other related products, while being a Justice of the Supreme Court, within the same period.

65-Year-Old Man Rapes His Friend’s 12-Year-Old Daughter, Gives Her N20


A 65 - year - old man , Friday Azala , was on Tuesday remanded in prison custody by an Egor Magistrates ’ Court for allegedly having canal knowledge of his friend ’ s 12 - year - old daughter.

Azala was accused of defiling the girl at No . 6 , Agho Street , off Textile Mill Road, Benin on April 9 , 2017 .

14-Year-Old Girl Declared Missing After Going For Medical Checkup In Lagos


A 14-year-old girl identified as Samiat AbdulSalam, who is an SSS1 student of MIMS college Somolu, Lagos -has reportedly gone missing. According to Alabi Akeem, she got missing at Bridge Street Ebute Eros after she left Zenith bank health center Iga, Idugaanran, Lagos Island where she went to see an optometrist. 

Photo: Wizkid's baby mama, Shola celebrates 26th birthday with cute selfie

President Buhari suspends SGF, Babachir Lawal, DG, NIA



President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).

The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF from office pending the outcome of the investigations.

Seized $43million: Tell Nigerians Who The Money Belongs To – Saraki To EFCC


Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is poorly managing the controversy surrounding the $43million recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Saraki, speaking on Arise News Network, stated that the anti-graft agency had a duty to inform Nigerians who the money belonged to.

Senator Ajuji Waziri, Husband Of Ex EFCC Boss, Farida Waziri Is Dead


Ex-Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Farida Waziri's husband is dead.

Senator Ajuji Waziri is said to have lost the battle on Easter Monday after a brief illness.

The Late Waziri was also a former Nigerian ambassador to Turkey.

Meningitis vaccines go missing in Zamfara


Two officials of Bungudu local council in Zamfara have been ordered to produce the missing meningitis vaccines allocated to the area or be sanctioned.
The affected officials are the local council’s director of health, Rabiu Dansadau and the councillor of health, Sanusi Umar.

Man mistakenly hangs self, dies while playing Judas on Good Friday


Tragedy occurred in the district of Barranquillas in Tancítaro, Mexico where the final hours of Christ were being recreated in the play known as the ‘Viacrucis de Jesús,’ as part of the Easter celebration.
A young man, identified as Miguel Ángel, had put a rope around his neck and then around a tree to re-enact being hung just as Judas did, but he slipped off his support and was left dangling in the air.

Lagos N15b: EFCC searches Peter Obi’s apartment


The media aide to the former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has confirmed the searching by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the flat occupied by the former Governor in the building in Ikoyi, Lagos, where the Agency last week discovered large sums of money in various currencies amounting to N13 billion to N15 billion.

Former Super Eagles striker Rashidi Yekini’s mother wins N2m on TV show

Former Super Eagles striker Rashidi Yekini’s mother wins N2m on TV show

Alhaja Sikirat Yekini, mother of the late Super Eagles legendary goal scorer, Rashidi Yekini has won N2 million.
The octogenarian won the money on popular TV quiz game shown “Who wants to be a Millionaire”.
She was assisted by veteran actor, Dejumo Lewis and Binta Ayo Mogaji-Oduleye during the game show’s recent annual special edition tagged “Who Deserves to Be a Millionaire?”

Egypt policeman dies in gunmen attack near Sinai monastery

Egypt policeman dies in gunmen attack near Sinai monastery

Egyptian officials say gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint near the famed Saint Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, killing one policeman and wounding four.
Security and medical officials say the policemen were manning the checkpoint outside the monastery in the southern part of the Sinai Peninsula when the attack took place on Tuesday night.

Photos: Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung steps out in animal skin cultural outfit


Youth & Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, pictured during the street parade and display for the Plateau Cultural Carnival 2017. He lead a procession of cultural troops. See more photos after the cut.

Court orders airline, four airport officials to open defence in alleged $1.63m theft


A Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has issued a directive that Emirates Airline, alongside four airport officials should open their defence on June 21 in the $1.63 million theft charge instituted against them by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN).
Trial judge, Mohammed Idris, arrived at the decision after throwing out the no-case submission filed by Emirates Airline and the said airport officials. Aside Emirates, the affected airport officials are; Abayomi Abiola, Isiaka Adedeji, Awonubi Abayomi and George Ikpekhia.

Lagos Prophet Arrested Over $500 Fraud


A man who identified himself as Moses Edwin, a prophet in one of the orthodox churches in Lagos was on Friday arrested by men of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for stealing $500 belonging to a customer while trying to convert $5,000 into Naira.

Edwin, 50, a bureau de change operator and his gang member, Daniel Ebhohimen, were arrested beside Airport Hotel, Ikeja three days after stealing $500 from $5,000 bills presented to them by one Bayo Lookman for conversion into naira.

Nigerian journalist arrested for robbing four Manhattan banks


A Nigerian journalist and former United Nations employee was busted for robbing four Manhattan banks — all during his lunch hour, authorities said.

According to New York Post, Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was picked up by cops on Monday and hit with two counts of robbery and two counts of attempted robbery for the crimes committed during his two-month spree.

Lagos to execute Rev. King &; others on death row soon


The Lagos State Government will execute the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, CPA, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King and others on death row in Lagos prisons soonest. The nation’s apex court had on 27 February 2016 upheld the judgment of the Appeal Court which passed death penalty on King, saying the condemned reverend must die by hanging.

State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem at a ministerial press conference on Tuesday said the state government was reviewing the matter with a view to taking a crucial decision very soon.

Teacher Wanted by the FBI on Charges of Child Pornography


A federal arrest warrant for production of child pornography, receipt of child pornography, and enticement was issued for Perry on March 28, 2017, in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts, or who thinks they may be a victim, is urged to call the FBI in Miami at (754) 703-2000 or your local police department.

Toddler miraculously survives after being run over by a car twice


An 18-month-old baby has survived after being run over twice by a car in Hubei Province, central China. The girl just sustained minor injuries on her face, according to reports. Doctors who inspected the toddler were surprised by her miraculous survival.

CCTV footage, released by CGTN, caught the moment the toddler was mowed down as a black Audi car reversed out of an alley.

Don’t leave Camp Nou after 80 minutes – Enrique tells Barca fans

Don’t leave Camp Nou after 80 minutes – Enrique tells Barca fans

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has advised supporters not to leave the Camp Nou after 80 minutes as he talked up his side’s chances of producing another Champions League comeback against Juventus on Wednesday.
Luis Enrique said: “If we score the first goal, Camp Nou will score the second and the third will come on its own.”

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘honoured’ to play for Arsenal amid exit talk

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘honoured’ to play for Arsenal amid exit talk

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has said it is a “massive honour” to play for Arsenal, amid reports he could be set for an exit from the club at the end of the season.
ESPN FC reported last month that Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23, wants to leave Arsenal this summer, with Liverpool having been linked with a £35 million move for the England international.
However, speaking after Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough on Monday, Oxlade-Chamberlain suggested that he is happy to remain at the Emirates Stadium.

Real Madrid’s Ronaldo first to score 100 Champions League goals

Real Madrid’s Ronaldo first to score 100 Champions League goals

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in the Champions League when he netted a hat trick against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Ronaldo had become the first player to score 100 goals in European competition when he netted a brace in the first leg, and he reaches his ton in the Champions League just ahead of Lionel Messi, who has 94 goals.

My Abductors Asked For N200M Before I Could Be Freed - Ondo Regent Reveals


Regent of Akungba, who was freed by her abductors on Wednesday said that the abductors asked to call her people to bring N200m before she could be freed.

Princess Omosowon was rescued on Tuesday by the joint teams of the men of the Nigerian Army and the Directorate of State Security at Igbonla village in Owo local government area of the state.

Hoodlums Murder Policeman, Steals His Rifle


Barely one week after a policeman lost his service rifle to unknown gunmen, another policeman has been attacked and killed by unidentified hoodlums in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

The unnamed policeman was reportedly killed in a beer parlour in the state capital.

It was learnt that the hoodlums stole a police AK47 rifle after murdering the policeman at one of the relaxation spots on Hospital Road area.

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65-Year Old Rapes Friend's 12-Year Old Daughter


A 65-year-old man, Friday Azala, was on Tuesday remanded in prison custody by an Egor Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly having canal knowledge of his friend’s 12-year-old daughter.

Azala was accused of defiling the girl at No. 6, Agho Street, off Textile Mill road, Benin, on April 9, 2017.

Two Russian bombers intercepted in US


US Northern Command (NORTHCOM) confirmed Tuesday that two Russian TU-95 bombers were intercepted off the coast of Alaska on Monday evening.
According to a US official, the bombers were found 100 nautical miles south of Kodiak Island.
The Russian aircraft were in international airspace throughout the encounter as American airspace extends 12 nautical miles from the US shoreline.

Northern governors meet in China, seek Emir Sanusi’s deposition


At least five Northern governors including governor of Kano State, Abudullahi Ganduje, have met in Guangzhou, China, where they resolved to take “severe action” against Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.
Governors from nine states are currently attending Nigeria Governors’ Investment Forum in China.

Ghana's president lauded for 'consulting' his predecessors, the 3 Johns

Ghana's president lauded for 'consulting' his predecessors, the 3 Johns

Ghana’s president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday released pictures showing him and all three of his predecessors via his social media handles.
According to him, the purpose for inviting the three Johns was to seek their views on some measures that his government was about to undertake.