Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Guardiola wants Dele Alli in record transfer deal

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to sign Tottenham star Dele Alli in a world record deal this summer, according to Barcelona legend Xavi.
The 21-year-old England ace is being tracked by Europe’s elite, including Real Madrid.

And Xavi has revealed ex-Barca chief Guardiola is looking to snap-up the PFA young player of the year to help bring trophies back to the Etihad.

Ex-Governor Babangida Aliyu remanded in prison

Former Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and the People’s Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate of the 2015 general elections, Umar Nasko have been remanded in the Minna Medium Security Prisons by a Minna High Court Judge, Justice Aliyu Mayaki.

Pakistan executes four ‘hardcore’ terrorists

Pakistani army said four “hardcore” terrorists involved in “committing heinous offenses relating to terrorism,” were hanged on Tuesday.
An army statement said the terrorists were convicted on the charges of killing innocent civilians, attacking Pakistani armed forces and law enforcement agencies.
The terrorists were tried by military courts and were executed at a prison in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Two security guards docked for stealing employer’s N3.5m bus

Two security guards, Mohammed Alli and Cletus Imuzogbe, who allegedly stole their employer’s bus valued at N3.5million, were on Tuesday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Alli, 38, and Imuzogbe, 68, are facing a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing.
The prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, said that the accused committed the offences with some others still at large on April 9, at College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye, Agege, and Lagos.

Beyonce announces 'Formation Scholars' Program for Young Women to celebrate 1st anniversary of 'Lemonade'

Singer/beautiful wife of Jay Z, Beyoncé is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, her award-winning visual album, by launching a scholarship program for young women. She said this on her website Tuesday.

The Formation Scholars program will kick off in time for the 2017-2018 academic year “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious, and confident.”

Man kills daughter, commits suicide on Facebook Live

A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on Monday, reportedly after an argument with his wife.

Facebook sent condolences to the family for the "appalling" incident and said that the content had now been removed.

Police arrest 11 kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt

Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested 11 kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt.
The suspects included Anthony Pepple, who is also known as “Urban Gorilla” and a suspected member of Niger Delta Avenger, a militant group in the Niger Delta.

NDLEA arrests drug traffickers in police uniform

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two suspected drug traffickers who posed as police officers in Nasarawa area of Kano metropolis.
Kano State Commandant of NDLEA, Alhaji Hamza Umar, told newsmen in Kano on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested in a brand new escort vehicle with police colour, siren, and pilot plate number and in possession of two police caps.

Man gets N250,000 bail for stealing N62, 000 chicken

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo on Tuesday slammed a N250, 000 bails on a 22-year-old man, Sulaimon Ajo, charged with stealing domestic fowls valued at N62, 000.

The Magistrate, Mrs Oriyomi Sofowora, who gave the ruling, also granted the accused two reliable sureties in like sum.

18-year-old alleged prostitute, nurse, 2 others arrested in Katsina for selling 4 months old baby for N200,000

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested four people for allegedly selling a four months old baby at the cost of N200,000.

The suspects includes a senior nurse with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), the 18-year-old biological mother of the boy and alleged prostitute, Aisha Idris, one Hauwa Ibrahim, 32, of Kofar Kaura and Mrs Grace Ohuhu, of Uba-Kala town, Abia state.

'I’ll eat their livers’ - Filipino President, Rodrigo Duterte issues new threat to ISIS terrorists

Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte has warned Islamist extremists that he is more dangerous and can be 50 times more brutal than the terrorists.

Speaking during the opening of a national sports tournament on Sunday, the president in his speech reacted to the recently foiled terrorist plot in the country by three extremist groups affiliated with the Islamic State group.

Photos: Bukola Saraki leads delegation to visit family of late Isiaka Adeleke

Today the Senate President Bukola Saraki led a senate delegation to Ede, Osun State to commiserate with the Adeleke Family over the demise of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died on Sunday and was buried yesterday. More photos after the cut.

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Mel B's husband gets supervised visitation rights to see his daughter, loses appeal to visit Mel B's daughter with Eddie Murphy

Mel B's estranged husband, Stephen Belafonte has lost his appeal to visit Mel B's daughter with Eddie Murphy. He also was granted only supervised visitation rights to his daughter, Madison.

According to TMZ, Belafonte and his lawyers appeared in court on Monday where they asked the judge to grant him an unmonitored visitation with his 5 year old daughter
and also requested that he be allowed to maintain contact with Mel B and Eddie Murphy's daughter who was born few months before he got married to Mel B. 

Men cheat with ugly women because beautiful women aren’t romantic in bed- Rev. Lutterodt

Controversial Ghanaian relationship counselor, has dropped yet another controversial statement on why men cheat. This time, Rev. Lutterodt, disclosed that most men cheat with ugly women, because the beautiful ones are not romantic in bed. 

Apostle Johnson Suleiman Sends Twitter Into frenzy Over Claims That David’s Mother Was a Harlot

The preacher who is yet to untangle himself from the Stephanie Otobo’s saga has sent social media into frenzy again oh.

A two minute video of him preaching that David’s mother was a harlot was shared on twitter, leading to commotion.

Pastor Tony Rapu’s church sealed by Lagos govt

Pastor Tony Rapu’s church sealed by Lagos govt

A church located on Freedom Way, Lekki Phase 1, belonging to Pastor Tony Rapu has been sealed off by the Lagos state government for violating building regulations and for being erected without title documents and requisite building permit.
The church known as This Present House, yet christened ‘The Dome’ is said to have contravened the Lagos State Regional and Urban Planning Law 2010.

Sunshine Unveil Eguavoen, Task Him To Save Club From Relegation

Newly appointed Sunshine Stars of Akure coach Austin Eguavoen has been saddled with the responsibility of making sure the Akure-based club do not get relegated from the Nigeria Professional Football League.
On Tuesday, Eguavoen was unveiled as Sunshine Stars new coach to be assisted by his former Super Eagles teammate Ike Shorunmu.

Ronaldo issues support for injured Man United’s Ibrahimovic

Ronaldo issues support for injured Man United’s Ibrahimovic

Brazil legend Ronaldo has sent his best wishes to Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Manchester United man looks to bounce back from a serious knee injury.
Ibrahimovic, 35, has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after coming off injured during United’s Europa League clash against Anderlecht after landing awkwardly on his knee.

20 dead as boat capsizes in Senegal

RFM says the injured were treated at a health outpost that had only a nurse and midwife. (FIle Photo)

A Senegalese radio station says 17 women have drowned and at least 40 others are injured after their boat capsized near a village in central Senegal.
Private station RFM says the boat was carrying at least 60 people who had gone to gather oysters Monday in the waters off Bettenty village.

I’ll cherish Messi memories, says Enrique

Messi blew the La Liga title race wide open once more by scoring twice to bring up his 500th Barcelona goal in a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday.
However, Enrique will only be in charge of Messi for six more games as Barca aim for a La Liga and Copa del Rey double.

Nigerians Can Now Get UK Visa on the Same Day of Application

Nigerians seeking to make their way into the United Kingdom can now get their visas through a more simplified process.

The British government has announced a special service for Nigerians which enables them get their UK visa on the same day of application.

Koscielny backs new-look Gunners defence

Koscielny backs new-look Gunners defence

Laurent Koscielny believes Arsenal’s defensive rethink can help drive Arsene Wenger’s side to a top-four finish in the Premier League.
The Gunners will face reigning champions Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday buoyed by their FA Cup semi-final success against Manchester City that set up a Wembley final with Chelsea.

Man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

Man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live

A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday, the latest example of the social network’s live-streaming function being used to broadcast grisly crimes.
Officers on the southern resort island said they were alerted to the video by friends of the man and rushed to an abandoned hotel near the international airport on Monday afternoon.

‘I stole company’s car because of my sick mother’

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 32-year-old driver for allegedly stealing his company’s car.

The suspect, Ibrahim Hassan, confessed to have stolen the car because his company refused to grant his request for a loan. He explained that the loan was to enable him take care of his sick mother’s medical bill.

Nigerian Police arrests 'Urban Gorilla', a very educated Niger-Delta Militant

A Notorious Niger Delta Avenger Militant and Kidnapper, Anthony Pepple AKA “Urban Gorrilla” and other members of his Kidnapping syndicate, known for targeting Medical Doctors and Pharmacists in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state, have been arrested by the Nigerian Police.

This is coming after IGP Ibrahim K Idris instructed the Intelligence Response Team IRT to bring an end to the menace of this syndicate, following several reports of kidnapping in Port Harcourt.

I Am Ready For Probe, Says Emir Sanusi

The Emir share on his instagram page today that he is ready for prob after allegations against him.

Read his post below:

I am ready for probe.

Kano Emirate Council had over N2.8 billion in fixed deposit accounts, out of which over N981 million was used for the burial of late Emir Ado Bayero.

`Robbery of the century’ in Paraguay

A gang of over 50 armed bandits have stolen several million dollars from a vault in Paraguay, in what local officials are dubbing the “robbery of the century.”
The culprits, who police said were from Brazil, killed one police officer during the Monday raid in Ciudad del Este, the South American country’s second-largest city.

Court Sentences 4 To Death For Motorcycle Theft

An Osun High Court on Tuesday in Osogbo sentenced four persons to death for conspiracy and armed robbery.

The convicts, Joseph Moses, 24, Samuel Job, 19, Gideon Ode, 25, and Daniel Abraham, 24, were brought to the court on a four-count of armed robbery and conspiracy.

The prosecutor, Mrs Abdulrahman Temitope, had told the court that the convicts committed the offense on Oct. 14, 2013, at about 8:00 pm along Kajola expressway in Osogbo.

FG to buy 20 aircraft for aviation college

The Federal Government is to buy 20 aircraft to equip Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria and make it a centre of excellence.
Mr. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, confirmed on Monday in Abuja that NCAT had also taken delivery of a brand new Diamond DA24NG.
The minister, who launched the new aircraft in Zaria said that the aircraft would improve the training capacity of the college.

Arsenal don’t want to sell Olivier Giroud, no Marseille bid – Wenger

Arsenal don’t want to sell Olivier Giroud, no Marseille bid – Wenger

Arsene Wenger says that Arsenal want to keep Olivier Giroud at the club next season, adding that Marseille have not made an approach for the striker.
Marseille have been linked with a move for Giroud, 30, this summer, with France Football reporting that the French club are hoping to tempt him back to his native country.

Pastor Shepard Bushiri Introduces Anointed Pregnancy Test Kit That Reveals Name of Baby’s Dad

Controversial Malawian Pastor based in South Africa, Shepard Bushiri who is popularly known as Major One has introduced an anointed pregnancy test that will help his female members to know the man who impregnated them.

Bushiri made the shocking revelation during an interview on Mpumalanga FM.

Woman Arrested for Posing as Medical Student at Denver Hospital to Treat Patients

A woman from the University of Colorado, Denver, Vanessa Loznik, has been arrested after she pretended to be a medical student and had unauthorized access to patients at Denver Health Medical Center, the hospital on Friday. 

Hospital officials did not categorically state how long Loznik had unauthorized access while doing hands-on procedures on patients.

Married Indian Man Fakes Terror Plot in Airport to Avoid Going on Vacation with Girlfriend

A married Indian man allegedly fakes terror plot in Airport just to avoid going on vacation with his girlfriend.
The 32-year-old married man, Motaparthi Vamshi Krishna, reportedly went to extra lengths to avoid going on vacation with his side-chick by reporting a fake a terror plot to the police.
Police in Hyderabad arrested Krishna, on Thursday for allegedly staging an intricate prank about an aircraft hijacking plot.

Nollywood Yoruba Actor, Ayo Badmus Denies Marriage And Kids

Ladies man, Ayo Badmus has denied that he is married with kids. The actor who is single but dating someone said that his female fans love him more despite having a woman and they want him to be settled. They want Ayo to be responsible .

Ayo denies getting married and said, “I don’t know where you heard that I got married, I have my children and I also have my woman.

LVMH to buy Christian Dior Couture for €6.5bn

The world’s top luxury company LVMH said Tuesday it plans to buy Christian Dior Couture, a wholly-owned unit of Christian Dior SA, for 6.5 billion euros ($7.0 billion).

At the same time, the Arnault family who own 74 percent of the parent  company, Christian Dior SA, will acquire the remaining 26 percent in a move to streamline the current shareholder structure, LVMH finance chief Jean-Jacques Guiony told a telephone news conference.

Folorunsho Alakija Duped By Her Employee And Sister


An operative of EFCC, Ganiyu Wasiu, on Monday told an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court how one Vincent Ayewah, an employee of the Rose of Sharon Foundation, allegedly connived with his friends and siblings to forge the identity card of the foundation with different names to defraud the organization.

The Rose of Sharon is an organisation founded by Folorunsho Alakija to empower widows as well give scholarships, up to the university, for their children and orphans.

Arsene Wenger clarifies Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s role in new Arsenal formation

Arsene Wenger clarifies Arsenal star's role in new formation

Arsene Wenger has told Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain he needs to find a balance between defence and attack in Arsenal’s new-look 3-4-3 formation.
The England international was named man of the match in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City but afterwards admitted he was still struggling to come to terms with the defensive requirements of his new role.

I’ll forgive my wife if she signs undertaking – Man tells court

I’ll forgive my wife if she signs undertaking – Man tells court

A 46-year-old automobile mechanic, Mr Sanusi Wasiu, on Monday urged an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State, to dissolve his 22-year marriage, over his wife’s alleged destruction of household property during misunderstandings.
The petitioner told the court that he was seeking divorce because the wife broke his television set during a quarrel.

Suspend Emir Sunusi To Allow Proper Investigation - Elders To Kano State

Kano state Government may place the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II on suspension to give way for “proper investigation” of the emirate council’s finances, Blueprint learnt at the weekend.

The idea of the suspension was said to be muted by some highly-placed politicians and elders from within and outside the state who have the ears of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Blueprint had last week reported that some prominent northern leaders were putting pressure for Ganduje to depose the monarch following the latter’s recent outburst. 

Doctor Who Prescribed Drugs For Late Senator Adeleke Arrested

One Dr. Ade, who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke, when he complained of leg pain early Sunday morning has been arrested for interrogation by the police.

One of his aides made the confirmation to newsmen on Monday.

He said the doctor was arrested on Monday, following the report that Adeleke died as a result of an overdose of medications he administered on him.

31-Year-Old Former Czech Defender, Rajtoral Frantisek Commits Suicide

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The president of the Turkish side Gaziantepspor has confirmed reports that the Czech Republic international Frantisek Rajtoral killed himself at his home over the weekend, with the chief medical officer of international players’ union warning more needs to be done to combat mental illness among current professionals.

Kim Kardashian has had a 'Brazilian butt lift', surgeon claims following unbrushed bikini photos

She made a splash while holidaying in Tulum, Mexico, with sister Kourtney and a group of friends, this week.Previously, Kim has denied any such procedures - even having her buttocks X-rayed on an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Eden Hazard explains why he is NOT Chelsea captain material Read more: http://metro.co.uk/#ixzz4fFmHVXGu

Eden Hazard explains why he is NOT Chelsea captain material

Eden Hazard says he is not the right person to succeed John Terry as Chelsea captain.
The Blues will be seeking a new permanent skipper this summer when their long-time armband wearer departs.

Gary Cahill, who has captained the team for the majority of the season, is the obvious candidate to replace Terry.

World's hottest criminal kicked out of UK ahead of fashion shoot

World's hottest criminal kicked out of UK ahead of fashion shoot

A man dubbed the ‘world’s hottest criminal’ has been kicked out of the UK just hours after he arrived in the country for a magazine launch.

Jeremy Meeks was taken to one side at Heathrow after he landed at the airport on a flight from the US according to his manager, Jim Jordan.

Grey’s Anatomy Star, Jesse Williams Splits From Wife After 5 Years Of Marriage

According to TMZ, Grey’s Anatomy star, Jesse Williams and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee have split after five years of marriage. The divorce was filed last week but it is unclear who chose to end the marriage. They have two young children together, son Maceo, aged one, and daughter Sadie, who is three.

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Paris Club refund: Consultant sues govs, demands N53.6 billion fee

Paris Club refund: Consultant sues govs, demands N53.6 billion fee
One of the consultants in the payment of the Paris Club loan refund to the states has sued the 36 state governors in his bid to compel them to pay him $176m or the naira equivalent of N53.6bn (at official N305/dollar) as his consultancy fee.
The consultant, Ned Nwoko, accused the governors and the Nigerian Governors’ Forum of paying those he described as phoney consultants.

How ex-INEC chair Jega disappointed me in 2015 – Jonathan

How ex-INEC chair Jega disappointed me in 2015 – Jonathan

The immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, despite conceding defeat after the 2015 Presidential election ha expressed disappointment with how the then Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega, conducted the election.
This revelation was contained in a book written by the Chairman of THISDAY editorial board, Segun Adeniyi.

How Nigeria lost Dele Alli to power tussle – Fashanu

How Nigeria lost Dele Alli to power tussle – Fashanu

Former Wimbledon FC captain, John Fashanu, says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) should be blamed over the nation’s inability to lure Dele Alli to play for the Super Eagles instead of the Three Lions of England.
Dele Alli joined Tottenham Hotspurs two year ago from MK Dons, a team Fashanu has strong links with and the teenager is now proving his worth in his first season at White Hart Lane and now an England international.

Police drag 51 year old woman to court for attempting to jump into Lagos lagoon from third mainland bridge

A 51-year-old textile dealer at Balogun Market, Titilayo Momoh, who attempted to jump into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, was on Monday hauled up before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The accused, who was arraigned on a charge of attempting to killing herself, pleaded not guilty.