Sunday, 18 June 2017

We’re earning peanuts, says Nigerian senator

The senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has lamented that Nigerian senators are paid peanuts, hence their inability to achieve much.
Mr Tejuoso, who is the chairman, Senate Committee on Health claimed what some of them spent daily was more than what they earned.

What You Must Not Tell Kidnappers – Victim Reveals

The arrest of notorious and billionaire kidnap kingpin, Evans, does not decimate kidnap cases in Nigeria. Kidnappers are on the look-out for the next victim. One just need to be vigilant so as not to fall prey into their hands.
An abductee of one of the recent kidnap cases of the Abuja-Kaduna expressway has revealed the traumatic experience he and others underwent in the hands of their dreaded abductors.

Liverpool and Roma continue talks over Salah transfer

Liverpool and Roma continue talks over Salah transfer

Liverpool and Roma remain in talks over winger Mohamed Salah, Sky Sports reports.
Liverpool are understood to have set a £35m ceiling – including add-ons – for the Egypt international, but that falls short of Roma’s valuation of the player.
The Anfield club were rebuffed in a £28m offer for the former Chelsea player earlier this month, according to Sky in Italy.

Apple set to end support for iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPad 4

Apple set to end support for iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPad 4

Apple, the producer of iPhone 5 or iPhone 5c, has confirmed that the users of the particular brand will be trouble soon following planned introduction of a new operating system which would render the named phones useless.
The new operating system iOS11, set to be rolled out later this year will effectively make the iPhone 5 and 5c device obsolete in terms of Apple’s ecosystem.

Ronaldo starts but Portugal held by Mexico in Confeds Cup

Ronaldo starts but Portugal held by Mexico in Confeds Cup

Hector Moreno snatched a stoppage-time equaliser as Mexico denied Portugal a late victory in their opening Confederations Cup match.
Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions’ hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno’s header from a corner spoiled the Southampton defender’s celebration of his first international goal to snatch a 2-2 draw for Mexico.

Apostle Suleman Gives Another Pastor N1M For Houserent

President of Omega Fire Ministries worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, is an everyday man. With each passing day, he sees the need to help others. This came into play once again during a special service on Friday, 9 June, 2017, when he rescued a pastor from being shamed by his landlord who had thrown his family out of their rented apartment over N150, 000 rent arrears.

2 Men Arrested For Stealing Etisalat Equipments Worth N1.2m

The Ogun state police command, has arrested 2 men for allegedly stealing equipment belonging to telecoms operator, Etisalat. 

The men were said to have allegedly broken into the Isara-Remo site of the communications outfit carting away eight heavy duty batteries valued at N1.2 million. 

Muslims Lend Christians Hijabs To Disguise From ISIS Terrorists As They Try To Escape Siege

Muslims are lending terrified Christians hijab veils to help them disguise themselves from ISIS terrorists as they try to escape their clutches.

The tale is one of the stories to emerge from the besieged city of Marawi in the Philippines - where there are around 1,500 people trapped by the militants. About 100 people have managed to escape on foot or by risking swimming via a treacherous river.

Police Arrest Pastor For Defiling, Impregnating Minor

A pastor of a Pentecostal church in Rivers State, Legitom Doctor, has been arrested by operatives of Runuolumeni Police Divisional Headquarters in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area for defiling and impregnating an 11-year-old girl.

Doctor, a 44-year-old man, who is the head of Greater Grace and Mercy Church in Rumuolumeni, had, on December 2016, allegedly forced his victim to bed and impregnated her.

Ronaldo Instructs His Agent to Get Him a New Club

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is prioritising a move to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy.
It’s understood Ronaldo is considering a move away from the Bernabeu in the coming months as a result of growing negativity from Madrid supporters towards his performances.

We are Importing Poison, Not Rice - Gov. Bagudu Warns Nigerians

Governor Abubakar Bagudu, the Chairman, Presidential Taskforce on Rice and Wheat Production, has condemned the continuous importation of rice into the country, describing it as importation of poison. Bagudu, who is also the governor of Kebbi, told journalists on Sunday in Birnin-Kebbi that the imported rice, auctioned by different countries, was no longer good for human consumption. 

I was never jealous of Dbanj- Dr Sid

Singer, Sidney Onoriode Esiri, aka Dr. Sid, has dismissed claims he used to be jealous of D’banj when they were together in the defunct Mo’hits group.
He told Sunday Scoop

All Rapists Must Spend The Rest Of Their Lives In Jail - Miss Nigeria

Worried by the incessant cases of rape, the 22-year-old current Miss Nigeria, Chioma Obiadi, has advised the Federal Government to enact a law that will sentence anybody found to have committed rape life imprisonment to reduce the menace.

Obiadi, the 40th Nigerian beauty queen, said in Lagos during a visit by the Miss Nigeria Organisation that, “Cases of rape are on the increase now in the country.

Tottenham too young for the Champions League – Gallas

Tottenham too young for the Champions League – Gallas

William Gallas believes Tottenham’s struggles in the Champions League are due to a lack of experience in a young squad.
Despite emerging as a force to be reckoned with in the Premier League, Spurs crashed out in the group stage in the Champions League last season, losing at home to Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen.

Abramovich approves £70m Chelsea bid for Morata, declares interest in Ronaldo

Chelsea owner, ​Roman Abramovich​, has ​​​sanction​ed ​£70m bid f​or​ Manchester United​ target, Alvaro Morata.
Morata, 24, has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford​ after ​Jose Mourinho identified him as his ​replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
United have already had a £52.4m approach knocked back by Real Madrid.

Huge Portugal forest fire kills 25, injures 16

A huge forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 25 people and injured 16 others, most of them burning to death in their cars, the government said Sunday.
Several hundred firefighters and 160 vehicles were dispatched late Saturday to tackle the blaze, which broke out in the afternoon in the municipality of Pedrogao Grande before spreading fast across several fronts.

Man gets $870,000 for losing healthy testicle to surgery

Mr. Steven Haines has been awarded $870,000 million by Pennsylvania jury after he had the wrong testicle removed by his urologist.
He had been suffering chronic pain in his right testicle for around 15 years, before he opted to see a doctor.
The urologist, Dr. Spencer Long, in 2013, suggested surgery to remove the offending testicle.

See the house billionaire kidnapper Evans built for his mum in Nnewi (photo)

This is the house built in the home of billionaire kidnap kingpin Mr. Chidumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evanss in Akamili, Umudim in Nnewi, in Anambra state. This is actually where his mother lives. A Vanguard reporter went to the village to take a photo. Photo credit: Vanguard

Here are some of the messages Michelle Carter sent to her boyfriend Conrad Roy encouraging him to kill himself

Conrad Roy III, a teen from .Massachusetts, was found dead in his car parked in a supermarket parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts on July 13th 2014. Afterwards, text messages from his girlfriend were discovered on his phone and all of them were of her encouraging him to end his life.

Photos: Fire guts the Ikeja residence of retired Army General, Oladipo Diya

On Saturday, June 17, 2017 emergency officials from Lagos state fire service battled hard to put out a serious fire that engulfed the Lagos home of former Chief of General Staff during the Sanni Abacha regime, Gen. Oladipo Diya (Rtd).

President Buhari Rejects Files Order Aides To Meet Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

From his recuperation room in London, President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly been resisting attempts by some government officials, including ministers to undermine Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, The Nation can now reveal.

He has refused to see such officials who sneak to the United Kingdom with files for his signature, it was gathered yesterday.