Sunday, 23 April 2017

North Korea arrests, detains three US citizens

A US citizen has been arrested as he tried to fly out of North Korea, becoming the third American to be detained there, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Sunday.

There was no immediate official confirmation of the reported arrest, which would come at a tense time in relations between Pyongyang and Washington.

US Court Convicts 25-year Old Nigerian For Wire Fraud

A United States Federal court has convicted a Nigerian, Wiseman Oputa, who set up a number of bank accounts with bogus passports over a year, in which he managed to steal at least $500,000 through wire fraud and Internet scams.

The court convicted Oputa of one count of wire fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas announced.

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Signing Up For Uber Means You’ve Given Up The Right To Sue Them

How often do you read the terms and conditions when signing up for a new product or service? In most cases, people skim the actual contract and click “agree” to terms we never truly agree to. ⠀⠀
On Monday, #Uber stood before the court of appeals to explain their terms of service agreement, saying users who sign up and agree to the terms are subsequently relinquishing their right to sue the company.

Adeleke's Death Will Create A Gap In The Senate - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Osun State Government and members of the National Assembly on the passing away of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke on Sunday.

In a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the president sent his condolences to the family and friends of the gentle and kind-hearted former Governor of Osun State who had passionately and relentlessly championed the cause of the less privileged and most vulnerable in Nigeria.

INTERVIEW: I will sue 2Face soon, Blackface vows

BlackfaceNaija, real name Ahmedu Augustine, was a founding member of the Nigerian band, Plantashun Boiz, that he formed in 2000 with 2face, Innocent Idibia; and Faze, Chibuzor Oji.

After Plantashun Boiz split in 2004, BlackfaceNaija led a solo musical career. He released the hip-hop album Ghetto Child in 2004 collaborating with a number of artistes. He also recorded a full album for his crew, D Tribunal, called What We Are.

This Illusion Called Biafra By Charly Boy

I guess it’s about time I break my silence on this matter. From 1967 to 1970 my youth was scandalized with the horrors of the Nigerian civil war. I was never on the front line as a fighting soldier, but I was in the boys’ brigade transmitting from the naval headquarters then in Oguta. With the daily air raids and the smell of death all around us, we were thankful every day we managed to stay alive. I remember a sight that has never left me till today at the tail end of the civil war. I was walking down the street on my way to the stream to fetch water, lo and behold was the sound of death (air raids).

Actress Halima Abubakar Undergoes Fibroid Operation In India

The actress took to her IG to announce that she just came out of a successful surgery of fibroid removal.

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North Korea ‘ready to sink’ US aircraft carrier

North Korea ‘ready to sink’ US aircraft carrier

North Korea has warned it is prepared to sink an American aircraft carrier, as Japanese navy vessels joined a US “armada” for exercises in the western Pacific.
The USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group was ordered to head towards the Korean Peninsula as tensions rose over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile ambitions.

Kenya’s Keitany wins London Marathon in record time

Kenya’s Keitany wins London Marathon in record time

Kenya’s Mary Keitany set the fastest time in a women-only marathon as she won a third London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial 2hrs 17min 01sec.
The 35-year-old, who also has three New York Marathon victories, beat Ethiopian track great Tirunesh Dibaba by almost a minute.

Air Peace condemns attacks on employees

Air Peace condemns attacks on employees

Air Peace has condemned the attacks on its staff by some passengers in Abuja, Lagos, Calabar and other parts of the country.
The airline in a statement issued by its Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah on Friday, warned that it would no longer condone members of the public endangering the lives of its workers.

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in northern Kenya, Kenyan media say.
The author of the best-selling memoir I Dreamed of Africa was airlifted to hospital for treatment.
Ms Gallmann, 73, owns the Laikipia Nature Conservancy.

Arsenal’s Wenger compares midfielder Ramsey to Lampard

Arsenal’s Wenger compares midfielder Ramsey to Lampard

Arsene Wenger has called on his British stars to take charge of Arsenal’s future, while suggesting that Aaron Ramsey can be like Frank Lampard if he overcomes his injury nightmare.
Ahead of the FA Cup clash with Manchester City, Wenger laid down the gauntlet to his much-heralded core of British talent as the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kieran Gibbs and Theo Walcott have all arguably yet to hit the heights their budding careers promised.

Security expert advises cultists to embrace amnesty

Security expert advises cultists to embrace amnesty

A Port Harcourt-based security expert, Dr Destiny Abolo, has advised cultists in Ogoni land of Rivers to embrace amnesty granted them by the state government and surrender their arms.
Abolo gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] on Sunday in Port Harcourt.

Guardiola wants me to play ‘like Messi or Neymar’ – Sane

Guardiola wants me to play ‘like Messi or Neymar’ – Sane

Manchester City’s Leroy Sane has told The Telegraph that Pep Guardiola wants him to play like Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Sane, 21, joined City from Schalke on a five-year deal last summer for a fee that could eventually rise to £46.5 million.

Dinosaur egg fossils dating from 70 million years ago found in China

Dinosaur egg fossils dating from 70 million years ago found in China

Fossilised dinosaur eggs from 70 million years ago have been unearthed on a building site in China.
The shells, discovered near Foshan in the southeast of the country, were found at a depth of about 26ft (8m), preserved in red sandstone.

Michael Essien scores first Indonesian goal but Persib Bandung draw again

Michael Essien scores first Indonesian goal but Persib Bandung draw again

Despite Michael Essien scoring his first goal in Indonesia on Saturday night, Persib Bandung were disappointed to drop two points after being held to a 2-2 draw at PS TNI in the second week of Indonesia’s Liga 1.
It means that the 2015 champions are winless after two rounds, despite a massive preseason spending spree to beef up their squad.

'I Am Tougher Than a Bullet', Girl Allegedly Shot and Left for Dead by 2 Teen Boys Speaks Out

The Utah teen who authorities say was shot in the back of the head, robbed and left for dead in a dry canal bed two months ago - allegedly at the hands of two older boys - has been released from the hospital.

“I told my dad that I am tougher than a bullet,” Deserae Turner said at a news conference on Thursday in Salt Lake City, according to KSL-TV. “It is still with me today.”

Senator Isiaka Adeleke Is Dead

A member of the Nigerian Senate, Isiaka Adeleke has died. The three-term Senator currently representing Osun West Senatorial district having won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2015. He was aged 62.

Adeleke died Sunday at Bikets Hospital in Oshogbo, the Osun state capital, after suffering a heart attack according to family sources.

Michy Batshuayi admits he watches ArsenalFanTV

Chelsea star admits he watches ArsenalFanTv after Blues dump Spurs out of FA Cup

Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi has confirmed he watches ArsenalFanTV.
The Belgian striker was handed a rare start in the side’s 4-2 FA Cup semi-final win against Tottenham yesterday and he was celebrating on social media afterwards.

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Police Arrests Avengers’ Commander, Urban Gorilla

Men of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris’s Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested a top commander of the Niger Delta Avengers, identified as Anthony Pepple.

Pepple, also known as Urban Gorilla, is alleged to be responsible for a long list of kidnap cases in Port Harcourt and its environs.

Magu Reveals How Much EFCC Recovered in Past 4 Months

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has disclosed that they have recovered over N17billion in the last four months.
Magu stated this, while speaking at the 2017 Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) Week/Award Day on Saturday at the FCT Archive Building, Abuja.

Fresh Anxiety In Aso Rock Over Buhari’s Health

Fresh anxiety is mounting over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to the country on March 10 after a 49-day medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom.

The 74-year-old Nigerian leader was only seen in public once throughout last week, when he joined other Muslim faithful for a Juma’at service on Friday at a mosque located near his office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike

North Korea has threatened to hit Australia with a nuclear strike if it continues to follow the United States. The stern warning comes after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Thursday that North Korea would be hit with further Australian sanctions as a clear message that its behaviour will not be tolerated. 

Ms Bishop also called on China to do more to pressure North Korea into getting rid of its hostile and aggressive ways and dumping its nuclear warheads and ballistic missile program.

Abuja To Stage Walk Against Autism

The second edition of fitness and wellness event- the Abuja Colour Blast – billed to create awareness for the public about autism will hold on April 29. The 5km walk through some of the major roads of Abuja is adopted by The Zamarr Institute (TZR) as a charity to lend support to autism awareness and education.

I Do Not Have An Attitude, I Just Am A Very Busy Person Now - Olajumoke

Breadseller turned model, Olajumoke Orisaguna, sat down for an interview with Sunday Scoop, where she talked about her upbringing, life and more.

Read below:

What are your childhood experiences?

I remember mostly the birthdays and the Christmas periods. My mother made an effort to make them memorable for the family in her own way with the little that she had. It was fun growing up with my family even though we struggled as well. I also remember there were times we had to go hungry. However, I thank God for where I am now.

Rita Ora Was One Of Mel B And Stephen Belafonte's Target

Rita Ora reportedly refused to engage in a threesome with Mel B and her now-estranged husband Stephen Belafonte.

According to The Sun, the singer, 26, had been a 'target' of the pair, and was presented with the offer after a dinner in Hollywood three years ago.

Photos Of Nigeria’s Notorious Cocaine Dealer Ajebo Nabbed With 13.9gram Of Cracked Cocaine

“The Adamawa State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA ) has confirmed the arrest and successful prosecution of a notorious cocaine dealer, Ahmed Buba, popularly known as ” Ajebo”. Mr Buba was nabbed with 13.9 grams of cracked cocaine. Yakubu Kibo, the state commander of the agency, confirmed the development to journalists in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Mr. Kibo described the arrest as first of its kind in the history of cocaine seizures in the state, saying the drug kingpin, after his arrest, was charged to the Federal High Court, Yola, on April 12, 2017.

N6 billion recovered by EFCC belongs to Niger – Sani Bello

N6 billion recovered by EFCC belongs to Niger – Sani Bello

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Friday said that the N6 billion discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as proceeds of crime were stolen from Niger State Government account.
The governor made this known to newsmen after joining President Muhammadu Buhari and hundreds of other Muslim faithful to perform the 2-raka’at Juma’at prayer, at the Aso Rock Mosque, Abuja.

Manchester City are interested in Alexis Sanchez – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted that he is keeping an eye on the Alexis Sanchez’s contract situation at Arsenal and will make a move if he is available.
City have been heavily linked with a move for Alexis, whose current deal at the Emirates runs out next year.

Guinean baby girl born on flight promised educational support, future job

Guinean baby girl born on flight promised educational support, future job

A Guinean baby girl who was delivered 42,000 feet mid-air on a Turkish Airlines flight from Guinea’s capital Conakry to Istanbul in Turkey early April has been promised educational support.

Turkish Airlines offered to support little Kadiju through her education and also give her a job as a staff member of the airlines in the future, the company’s chairman, Ilker Ayci said in Istanbul last Thursday.

Morocco extends hand to Cuba after 37 years, diplomatic ties restored

Morocco extends hand to Cuba after 37 years, diplomatic ties restored

Morocco and Cuba have restored 37-year-old broken diplomatic ties weeks after the private visit of Morocco’s King Mohamed VI to Havana.

Ambassadors of the two countries to the United Nations signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday in New York to reestablish diplomatic ties.
Cuba’s Foreign Ministry confirmed in a statement that: “Guided by the mutual will to develop friendly relations, the two governments agreed to reestablish ties as well as political, economic and cultural cooperation.”

Davido & Iceprince's fight: See full details of what really happened in Warri last night

Acording to LIB

'Last night, an event (Delta Alive) organised by Shina Peller (owner of Quilox night club) went down in Warri. The show had Davido, Lil Kesh, Ice Prince, CDQ and others as headliners.

According to an inside source, trouble started from the airport when Davido was picked up in a G-Wagon while Ice Prince was picked up with a saloon car.

Olumide Bakare didn’t reap the fruits of his labour –Dele Odule

The Nigerian entertainment industry was again thrown into mourning when talented and popular actor, Olumide Bakare, passed on in the early hours of Saturday.

According to reports, the 65-year-old thespian died on his way to the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State, after his health suddenly took a turn for the worse. It will be recalled that the veteran actor had been ill for some time with lung and heart disease.

How uncle killed 4-year-old nephew, drank his blood, ate his heart

A trusting youngster was snatched by an uncle said to be involved in witchcraft who is accused of skinning him then drinking his blood and eating his heart.

The evil killing of the four-year-old boy has rocked the village where he disappeared after his grandmother tracked him down to a blood-soaked house of horror.

Kamvelihle Ngala, 4, had gone missing while out playing with friends and his grandmother Nontuthuezelo Gwanya, 70, began a search through the night.

Why we can’t stop being sexual in entertainment, Tiwa Savage Speaks

Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has said that the desire for glamour and appeal is the reason entertainers cannot stop being sexual in their performances.

She said this while addressing some pressing issues in the Nigerian music industry as a guest on an entertainment show hosted by Arise Television, which was monitored by DAILYPOST.

Donald Trump closes White House Sidewalk to the public permanently

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 the U.S. Secret Service said it would end public access to a sidewalk along the south fence of the White House.

The sidewalk has been closed at nights from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. since 2015 and will now be off-limits entirely.

‘Nigerian workers deserve N96,000 minimum wage’

John Gimbason, northern coordinator of United Labour Congress (ULC), has reiterated the union’s demand for N96,000 minimum wage for workers in the country.

He made the call during the inauguration of the union’s state executive council in Kaduna on Saturday.

The former Kaduna state chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) said the proposal was realistic “considering the current inflation in the nation’s economy and in view of workers’ contributions to nation’s building”.