Monday, 25 July 2016
A notorious rapist and paedophile identified as Badoo was apprehended in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state and burnt to death by an angry mob.
Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has summoned the Athletics Federation of Nigeria's Secretary-General Olumide Bamiduro and staff of the Federation of Elite Athletes Department, over the ticket scandal that rocked his sports ministry over the weekend.
Two people have been confirmed dead and 16 others injured after a yet to be identified person opened fire at a nightclub in the Florida city of Fort Myers in the early hours of today July 25th.
Another Niger Delta militant group, the Adaka Boro Avengers (ABA), have said that nothing would stop them from declaring the Niger Delta Republic on August 1, 2016.
There was a serious fire outbreak at the Sokoto old Market in Sokoto State on Sunday night. It destroyed a number of shops and other goods/properties. The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined yet.
Saturday, 16 July 2016
We Will Attack Your Workers If You Attempt To Fix Qua Iboe Pipeline – Niger Delta Avengers Threatens Exxonmobil
Niger Delta Avengers has warned that, any repair work on ExxonMobil blown up pipeline will lead to an attack on the oil company workers. Recall that the group had on Monday claimed responsibility for the attack on Exxon Mobil Que Iboe 48-inch Crude Oil Export Pipeline in Akwa Ibom.
Jose Mourinho took charge of his first Manchester United game on Sunday, defeating Wigan Athletic 2-0 in a pre-season fixture at the DW Stadium.
The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed the death of a student, Kazeem Oloto, of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, who was shot by suspected cultists on Wednesday. The Police spokesman, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, told the Punch on Saturday that the victim might have been shot dead in a bush by suspected cultists who later dragged his lifeless body to the roadside.
The Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, His Royal Highness (Amb) Eheneden Erediauwa has wished the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Godwin Obaseki well to be the next governor of Edo State.
Players of German side, Borussia Dortmund will travel in style after the club got its very own private jet. The Eurowings A320 airbus has been painted in the club's unique black and yellow colours.
Under the article, this is what BBC wrote; "Kibarkingmad and Olushambles debate Nigeria's president's trip to London last month - reportedly to to be treated for an ear infection - after he had promised to end "medical tourism".
Lionel Messi and Iniesta cancel Turkey flights for Samuel Eto'o match following failed Military coup
Reigning World footballer of the year Lionel Messi and his teammate Andres Iniesta have cancelled their flights to Turkey following the failed military coup in the country.
This is serious. A Nigerian girl named Adamara Ajuzie has called out DailyMail UK for listing her as one of the mising children feared caught up in Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, France.
Thursday, 14 July 2016
The South African Presidency say they will look into pictures circulating on social media that shows a young woman kissing a man who appears to be President Jacob Zuma. The pictures were circulated on social media on Tuesday and Wednesday.
7yrs old Boy regains freedom after being detained over 1 month for accidentally killing mum's employer's son
A seven-year-old boy, Chibuike Miracle Oramalu, who was detained over alleged murder in Enugu, has been released on Wednesday evening.
Chibuike, a primary two pupil of a nursery and primary school, has been detained since May 30, after accidentally firing a gun, which killed a 12-year-old boy, Oluebube Boniface.
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and one time Minister of Transportation, Ojo Maduekwe passed away at the age of 71 on June 29. Senator Bruce on Wednesday paid a visit to the family of his late friend and also signed the condolence register opened in his honour.
World football governing body, FIFA, has agreed to dole out some much needed cash the way of the Nigeria Football Federation to help with sports development in the country.
The Instagram hashtag #grandmatexts throws up interesting results of what happens when grandmas get it into their heads to text. They feature over-protective grandmas, cool grandmas who let their grandchildren know when Justin Bieber is on TV and grandmas who are yet to get the hang of texting. Read the messages after the cut...
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello; Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule and Chief of Staff, Mr. Olukunle Ojo during the State Executive Council meeting at the Conference Hall, V.I.P Chalet, Badagry, Lagos on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
A Nigerian man, identified as Ejiye Okoye, alias “Martin”, 33, has been arrested by joint elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Region 3 (PDEA RO-3) and
PDEA-National Capital Region (PDEA-NCR) in a drug sting inside a resto bar along Don Juan Sumulong Highway in Barangay Sto. Niῆo, Marikina City late Tue evening, Jul 12.
President Buhari is in Zamfara state for a one-day working visit. During his visit, he is expected to launch a special military task force to fight “bandits”. More photos
Fatima Gumsu, daughter of late former Head of State, Sani Abacha, left a comment on the page of Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu, Dogara after he shared a post about him winning a Zik prize in Leadership award for Public Service. Someone felt the need to remind her that her Father's mess (stolen funds) was still uncleared and she was busy 'congratulating another mess!'.
DeRay McKesson is a popular openly gay Black Lives Matter activist. He's been in the fore front of the fight against police brutality of black men but for some reason, he doesn't get much support from other black men in the US. Over the weekend, he was arrested and put in jail over night in Baton Rouge while protesting the Alton Sterling killing. While in Jail, DeRay took his Twitter account to drum up support for himself from behind bars but not too many people cared that he was arrested. His own friends had to bail him out the next day.
The Government of Saudi Arabia has placed an embargo on the importation of kolanuts popularly called “goro”, into the Kingdom as the country prepares for this year’s Hajj.
A man was killed in southern Nepal as he tried to take a selfie with a wild elephant, Parsa Wildlife Reserve authorities said on Wednesday.
A former US intelligence director has said that up to 80 per cent of laptops seized from ISIS jihadis have p**n films stored on them. Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, an ex-chief of the Defence Intelligence Agency says the graphic films inures extremists to carry out their hideous brutality.
The Widow and Late Edunjobi
The annual Egungun ceremony in Isheri, Magodo area of Lagos State was marred, weekend, after one of the guests, Mutiu Edunjobi, was allegedly stabbed to death by a suspected cultist.
Late Edunjobi, a 34-year-old battery charger, who resided at 3, Egbedina Street, Isheri, was said to have been lured to the party by suspected cultists, Sunday, who had plotted to kill him for being sympathetic to a rival cult group.
Olivier Giroud’s agent says the French international would be a success at Napoli amid reports Arsenal are considering a cash-plus-player bid for Gonzalo Higuain.
For Awopeju Olaniyi Philips aka King Phillipiano, it was fame or nothing as the self-professed herbalist stormed the Ultima Studio in his full traditional regalia to slug it out with other music enthusiasts in the Lagos audition of Project Fame West Africa season 9.
A 2 and a half year old boy named Le’Vonte King Jason Jones was targeted and shot dead by gang members on Friday July 8th, as he was driving with his sister and mother in their family van. According to police, the sad incident occurred at the Penn and Lowry intersection in North Minneapolis last week.
Tuesday, 12 July 2016
No fewer than 10 persons were reportedly killed in clashes between suspected Fulani herdsmen and farmers in two communities in Niger State. The clashes happened between July 7 - 8 , at Bokuta village, Bosso LGA and Tungan Malam village in Paikoro LGA. In the first community, some herdsmen reportedly invaded a farm with their cattle and destroyed a lot of crops.
The Nigerian Communications Commission said it remitted N70 billon into the Federation Account in the last one year.
“This is in addition to the N30 billion paid by MTN Nigeria as a part payment of the N330 billion fine slammed on it by the commission.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum, Dolores Aveiro took to Twitter during the game to condemn Payet’s tackle, insinuating he’d intentionally hurt her son. After seeing her heartbroken son forced off the pitch in the early stages, Dolores Aveiro tweeted a photo of her son in tears along with message that seemed to be a fairly thinly veiled dig at Payet. “I cannot see my son in this way,” she said. “The game is about kicking the ball, not hurting the opponent.”
Arsene Wenger and Henry
Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry has reportedly quit his job as a coach at the Gunners after a massive row with manager, Arsene Wenger.
Fresh reports from the UK say Henry dumped his coaching role at Arsenal after Wenger gave him an ultimatum to quit £4million-a-year job at Sky as a pundit or lose the club’s academy job.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that the Nigerian economy “will probably” shrink in 2016, performing below the IMF forecast for the country.
IMF resident representative in Nigeria, Gene Leon, who spoke in Abuja on Monday identified energy shortages and delayed budget weigh on output in Africa’s largest economy.
Store owner who saw Alton Sterling's shooting sues police, claiming they stole his surveillance video and locked him in car for 4hours
Abdullah Muflahi, the store owner who had a surveillance video of the Baton Rouge shooting of Alton Sterling by Police officers has told a Baton Rouge District court in a lawsuit that police stole the surveillance video from his store, took his cellphone and locked him in a car for four hours.
Pictured on MSF rescue ship, Aquarius heading to Sicily, Italy is a young Nigerian woman who was rescued a few day ago in the Mediterranean Sea by MSF Sea.
President Buhari and governor Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has revealed reasons why he decided not to attend President Muhamamadu Buhari’s council of states meeting each time its being called upon.
At a briefing in Lokoja, yesterday, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kogi State University branch, Dr. Daniel Aina lamented that no fewer than 50 lecturers have left the institution to the prolonged delay in salaries payment and other problems affecting the staffers of the institution.
Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, claim they blew up an ExxonMobile pipeline in Akwa Ibom state yesterday July 11th. Read the statement they shared on their website below;
Monday, 11 July 2016
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has released a new report titled: The Buharimeter Report: Matching Campaign Promises, Public Expectations and Government Actions in the first year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Government.
This is according to what he shared on IG this morning. Says he will be launching his new label and new album soon.
Six persons were killed in an attack by armed herdsmen in Nenzev ward in Logo Local government area in Benue state yesterday July 10th. Residents of the community say over 80 people have been killed by herdsmen in various communities in the state in the last two weeks. Among those killed during yesterday's attack is Zaki Dadi Gabu who is the leader of Gabu community in the state. The bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the general hospital in Logo
Veteran comedian Ali Baba's wife Mary Akporobomerere is a year older today. He took to his Instagram page to pray and shower her with loving words. He wrote,
Sunday, 10 July 2016
From the play Portugal didn't deserve to win and France didn't deserve to lose but the end of the match produced another result; Portugal 1:0 France .