Sunday, 21 May 2017

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is ‘ready’ for Europa League final

Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is stepping up his recovery from the knee injury that supposedly ended his season, even hinting that he will be ready for the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday.

The 35-year-old sustained an ACL injury against Anderlecht last month which appeared to have prematurely ended both his stay at United and perhaps even his career.

Arnold Schwarzenegger confirms return of ‘Terminator’

Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger has said that the Terminator franchise, which made him a global superstar, is gearing up for another instalment.

Schwarzenegger confirmed that the new Terminator film will be produced by James Cameron.

Djokovic picks Agassi as new coach

World number two Novak Djokovic said Andre Agassi will be his new coach after the Serb lost in the Italian Open final to Alexander Zverev.

The 12-time Grand Slam winner parted company with his entire coaching team earlier in May.

Allegri ‘happy’ at Juventus but wants talks about future

Allegri ‘happy’ at Juventus but wants talks about future

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has told La Gazzetta dello Sport he will not discuss his future beyond the end of this season until after the Champions League final.
The 49-year-old head coach clinched the second prize of a potential treble haul as Juve wrapped up their sixth straight Serie A title — a new Italian record — with a 3-0 victory over Crotone on Sunday.

Photo: Anita Joseph shares A Photo From Uche Ogbodo's Birthday Party

Chelsea legend Terry exits to guard of honour

Chelsea legend Terry exits to guard of honour

Chelsea legend John Terry’s final appearance at Stamford Bridge ended with his team-mates forming a guard of honour as he exited in the 26th minute of the Premier League clash with Sunderland.
The 36-year-old — the time of his premature departure chiming with his shirt number — looked visibly moved when he was replaced by Gary Cahill, who has also stepped in and skippered the team on the pitch to the title this season.

I caught my wife red-handed with different men – Man tells court

I caught my wife red-handed with different men – Man tells court

A 23-year marriage between Azeez Adeshina, a bricklayer, and his wife, Oluwatoyin, a banker, was on Friday dissolved on the orders of an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State on the grounds of the wife’s desertion.
The 40-year-old husband said his wife left their matrimonial home 10 years ago because he caught her red-handed with a man.

Photos & Video: Beyonce holds African themed baby shower

Grammy award singer Beyonce,35, who is expecting twins with husband Jay-Z, had an African themed baby shower to celebrate her upcoming bundles of joy with friends and family.
The “Carter push party” which held on Saturday In Los Angeles, had African drummers, people dressed in African outfits and Afrobeats music blasting in one of the make shift huts.

14-year-old physically challenged girl in tears after missing out of free wheelchairs

14-year-old physically challenged girl in tears after missing out of free wheelchairs

Jamila Musa, a 14-year-old physically challenged in Jigawa, burst into tears when she did not receive a free wheelchair donated by the National Youths Service Corps on Saturday.
NYSC gave out three wheelchairs to some physically challenged persons at a ceremony in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa.

Leicester ground staff mow club badge onto pitch for final games

Leicester ground staff mow club badge onto pitch for final games

Leicester’s groundsman John Ledwidge and his team have mown the Foxes emblem into the grass at the King Power for their final games of the season.
Ledwidge has become renowned for his flamboyant patchworks on the stadium’s turf, but he had toned it down during the team’s dismal run earlier this season.

Juventus clinch sixth consecutive Serie A title against Crotone

Juventus clinch sixth consecutive Serie A title against Crotone

Juventus secured a sixth straight Serie A title and 33rd in their history with a 3-0 win over Crotone on Sunday.
Mario Mandzukic broke the deadlock on 12 minutes before Paulo Dybala put Juve in a comfortable position before half-time at the Juventus Stadium.

No contact from Watford over manager’s job – Ranieri

No contact from Watford over manager’s job – Ranieri

Former Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri says there has been no contact from Watford over their soon-to-be vacant manager’s job.
The Hornets announced on Wednesday that current coach Walter Mazzarri would be leaving the club following Sunday’s final league match of the season against Man City.

Pique misses title-deciding La Liga finale

Pique misses title-deciding La Liga finale

Barcelona will be without influential defender Gerard Pique for their pivotal final La Liga game of the season home to Eibar on Sunday as the Spanish international recovers from a stomach virus.
Pique spent a day in the hospital and missed the 4-1 win at Las Palmas last week.

Chelsea boss Conte set to buy house in Italy

Chelsea boss Conte set to buy house in Italy

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed plans to purchase a house in Italy with his bonus for winning the Premier League.
Conte and his players will collect the trophy following Sunday’s home clash with bottom club Sunderland, which could see the Blues set a new record of 30 wins in a season.

Chibuike Amaechi Is Buhari’s Real Enemy–APC Chieftain

The ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) says that those who are calling for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election  ahead  of 2019 despite Mr President’s health challenges are his real enemies.
A chieftain of the APC and a senatorial candidate Prince Yemi Emiko, who narrowly missed out on becoming the Olu of Warri, a revered stool currently occupied by his brother made this assertion in an interview.

Video: Lady prays for a husband with a Cucumber

No form of ransom paid for release of 82 Chibok girls - Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, has said that the federal government did not pay €2m ransom to secure the release of 82 Chibok girls.

A BBC report had recently quoted a source as saying that €2m was paid to the Boko Haram insurgent group during the course of negotiation.

Traffic stopped as 18-seater bus burns along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Heavy traffic has been reported along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. While the details of the accident that caused said traffic are yet unknown, there reports on social media showing an 18-seater bus that caught fire on the major highway; a situation many believe led to the traffic congestion.

Ankara police kill two suspected IS members planning attack

Ankara police kill two suspected IS members planning attack

Turkish police on Sunday killed in Ankara two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group believed to have been planning an attack in the capital, the regional governor said.
The two were killed during a police operation on their residence in the Etimesgut district of Ankara after a gunfight with officers, state-run news agency Anadolu quoted regional governor Ercan Topaca as saying.

Video: Naija man lost in Tanzania after seeing lady TWERK

Real Madrid don’t need to sign anybody – Calderon

Real Madrid don’t need to sign anybody – Calderon

Ramon Calderon has claimed that Real Madrid have no need to make signings in the summer transfer market.
With Madrid on the verge of sealing a 33rd Primera Division title, the former president at the Bernabeu has backed the squad that coach Zinedine Zidane has at his disposal to be successful for years to come.

Video: Amputee twerking on camera

Stephanie Coker shares loved up photo with her hubby

TV gal Stephanie Coker shared this beautiful moment with her hubby,Olumide .They are one cute couple!

Real Madrid one draw from breaking Barca’s grip on La Liga

Real Madrid one draw from breaking Barca’s grip on La Liga

Real Madrid can only throw away a first La Liga title in five years on Sunday with a shock defeat at Malaga as they look set to depose rivals Barcelona’s run as Spanish champions.
Barca have won La Liga for six of the past eight years, but have to beat Eibar at home to have any chance of a third straight title in outgoing coach Luis Enrique’s farewell to the Camp Nou.

Family in Critical Condition After a Parcel They Received Exploded When They Opened It

As many as three South African family members sustained serious injuries after a parcel they opened exploded on Friday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.
Daily Sun UK reports that the family were in their house in Essenwood, Durban when they received the parcel, Captain Nqobile Gwala  said.

The music most young artistes sing makes me angry- Ras Kimino

Veteran Reggae music artiste, Ras Kimono, is not happy with the quality of music churned out by young artistes in the industry today.

He told Sunday Scoop,

“Music is supposed to be a weapon of social change. A musician is supposed to be a prophet who speaks the truth as it affects everybody in the society. But can you tell me what these young artistes are preaching about. They do nothing but sing about butt, boobs and other mundane things that do not add value to anybody. It is not a bad thing to sing party or dancehall music but there is a problem when 95 per cent of the music out there sound the same and don’t even have any meaning. 

China killed, jailed 20 US spies – report

China killed, jailed 20 US spies – report

Beijing systematically dismantled CIA spying efforts in China beginning in 2010, killing or jailing more than a dozen covert sources, in a deep setback to US intelligence there, The New York Times reported Sunday.
The Times, quoting 10 current and former American officials who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the intelligence breach as one of the worst in decades.

People are Talking These Photos From the Wedding Between an Igbo Man and His Muslim Girlfriend in Malaysia

A set of trending photos on social media has shown a Nigerian man claimed to be Igbo by tribe alleged to have gotten married to a Muslim lady in Malaysia.
As claimed, the Nigerian Igbo man identified as Collins tied the knot with his Muslim bride in a wedding ceremony held in Jasin District in Melaka, Malaysia.

South African actress and TV presenter Pearl Thusi shares loved up photo with fiance

South African actress and host of Lip Sync Battle Africa, Pearl Thusi pictured with her fiance, Robert Marawa.

If I fight again, big chance it’ll be McGregor – Mayweather

If I fight again, big chance it’ll be McGregor – Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr said Saturday a fight against UFC champion Conor McGregor is “90 percent” likely — if he boxes again.
The retired undefeated five-weight world champion, who has not boxed since September 2015, admits he wants to fight Irishman McGregor rather than any boxer in a clash that would attract global interest and could set new records for pay-per-view revenue.

I've Been Stabbed, Robbed and Shot Several Times - Singer, Yung6ix Makes Stunning Revelation

Growing up in Warri, Delta State has made fast rising act, Youg6ix what he is today. Rather than allow himself to be consumed by the violence that infested the city, he discovered music, left home for Lagos and everything fell into place.
In this interview, the musician opens up on his career and journey so far.
How did music begin for you?
I started dancing first; I used to love Michael Jackson a lot. From dancing, I fell in love with the music I was dancing to. Back then in Federal Government College, Warri, when you got to a certain class, you would have to get involved in one social activity or the other. For the ladies, they would teach you how to cook and for the boys, they had other things. So, I joined the Boys Brigade.

Court orders arrest of Canadian Girls over threat to kidnap Otedola

A Yaba Chief Magistrate Court, has issued a warrant of arrest on two Canadian nationals Kiranjot and Tara Matharoo, who are standing trial before it, in a case of threat to kidnap, cyber-stalking and blackmail against Nigeria billionaire and oil mogul, Femi Otedola, socialite Dapo Balogun and one Omoregie Ige, for failure to appear in court.

The court has also ordered the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, to arrest two other persons, Alhaji Waheed Shobulo and Ade Oregbensa, who stood as sureties for the sisters after they were granted bail by the court, in December 2016.

Nigerian-born French wins GSL Tennis Open

Nigerian-born French wins GSL Tennis Open

Nigerian-born French citizen, Calvin Hemery, on Saturday in Abuja beat Diaz Figueroa of Guatemala 6-7, 6-3, 6-1 to win the GSL Tennis Open.
Hemery, who was the tournament’s number one seed, had a very tough time in beating Figueroa, who displayed superb smashes in the first set which he won 6-7.

Trouble! Fashion Designer Arraigned in Court for 'Damaging' Clothes Worth N138k, Granted N150k Bail

Mohammed Dieng, a fashion designer, was on Friday arraigned in a Karu grade 1 area court, Abuja, for allegedly damaging a customer’s clothes. he damaged clothes were said to be worth N138, 000.
Dieng was granted bail to the tune of N150, 000. The 26-year-old designer was tried on a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating, which contravened sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code.

'If you call yourself a virgin and you masturbate, you are not one' - Counselor Lutterodt

Controversial Ghanaian marriage counselor, George Lutterodt, in a new shocking disclosure has said that virgins who masturbate should not describe themselves as one.

He disclosed this in a recent interview with Kasapa FM, while revealing the high rate of masturbating virgins between Christians.

Gullit urges Chelsea to reject Madrid advances for Hazard

Gullit urges Chelsea to reject Madrid advances for Hazard

Ruud Gullit has urged Chelsea to snub Real Madrid’s approaches for Eden Hazard and keep the star attacker in the Premier League.
Hazard has helped Antonio Conte’s men claim the title this season, contributing 15 league goals and five assists in 35 appearances.

Over 100 Rusted or Defective Rio Olympics Medals Returned

More than 100 medals won at the Rio Olympics have been returned to organizers because they have rusted or developed black spots on them, the games' spokesman said on Friday.

At least 130 medals, mostly bronze and including some from the Paralympics, are being fixed by the Brazilian Mint who made them for last year's event, Mario Andrada told Reuters.

6 year old boy found dead after car he was in got stolen

Six-year-old Kingston Frazier who was supposed to graduate from kindergarten on Thursday at North Jackson Elementary School was found murdered in his mother's car which was stolen while he was in it at a grocery store. According to MSNewsNow, Kingston’s mother, Ebony Archie, stopped at a Kroger grocery store at about 1:15 AM Thursday morning, parked her Toyota Camry, left the car running, with Kingston inside the vehicle, and ran inside the store for a few minutes to shop.

Video: Hillary Clinton avoids Trump on stage

Hilarious video of Hillary Clinton practicing how to avoid a hug from Donald Trump in 2016.

Hillary Clinton's former aide Philippe Reines shared this hilarious video of the former secretary of state and presidential candidate, practicing how to avoid an unwanted hug from Donald Trump ahead of a debate during the 2016 election.

Photo: Mariah Carey and Bryan Tanaka are back together

On Friday Mariah Carey was spotted on an intimate date with Bryan Tanaka, just one month after she split from the 34 year-old dancer. Looks like the relationship is back on after they were spotted kissing. She also shared a FBF of both of them on her page. More photos after the cut...

Beautiful photos of Mo Abudu and her daughter, Temi

Celebrity makeup artist, Banke Meshida-Lawal, shared the photos online. See more after the cut.

Reekado Banks buys 2010 Lexus sc430 convertible

Mavin records singer, Reekado Banks just spent N6million to acquire a 2010 Lexus sc430 convertible. His elder brother and manager, Temi shared the good news on social media.

Brazilian twin sisters celebrate 100th birthday with stunning photoshoot

Brazilian twin sisters, Maria Pignaton Pontin and Paulina Pignaton Pandolfi turned 100 years on Saturday, May 20, 2017, and decided to commemorate their milestone birthday with a colourful photoshoot. 

They were reached out by a local photographer, Camila Lima who had seen a report about them and decided to have a photo shoot ahead of their milestone birthday.

Real Reason Why I reconciled with Tinubu – Obanikoro

Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has opened up on why he mended fences with former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Obanikoro said contrary to the media speculations, he was yet to pitch his tent with the All Progressives Congress, but was planning towards that direction.