Tuesday, 25 October 2016

EFL Cup: Manchester Utd v Manchester City ( predict correct score to win #15,000)

Team news

Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has been ruled out of the game.

The Belgian suffered a calf injury in the draw with Southampton on Sunday, while Pablo Zabaleta (foot) is unlikely to return and fellow right-back Bacary Sagna (hamstring) is still out.

Willy Caballero is set to play in goal and captain Vincent Kompany could be rested with manager Guardiola planning to rotate his squad.

Update: NNPC talks on Petrol pump price.

Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Muhammad Garba-Deen has denied reports that the corporation or the federal government is planning to increase fuel price above the current N145. He said this while reacting to reports earlier today quoting the Group General Manager, Crude Oil Marketing Department of the Corporation, Mele Kyari‎ saying that the 145 naira per litre is not sustainable.

Kidnapped Sokoto State official and his family members regain freedom

The kidnapped Chairman of Sokoto State Zakat and Waqf committee, Engr. Lawal Maidoki & his family members have been released by their abductors. They are reportedly on their way back to Sokoto. Maidoki was abducted by unknown gunmen along with some members of his family, last week.

Every Public Official Is Under Investigation – Magu

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said that every government official is under investigation without  them knowing about it.

Magu who spoke in Kaduna on Tuesday said the bane of the fight against corruption in the recent past was lack of political will.

With the political will demonstrated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Magu said Nigeria will soon win the battle against corruption.

Check out Wizkid reply on MTV Base when asked if he was dating Justine Skye?

MTV Base tweeted a question and answer mentioning Wizkid's handle asking him if he is dating Justine Skye.

Check out his response after the cut...

FG backs Kenya over arrest of 26 Nigerians

The Federal Government has backed Kenyan Government on the arrest of 26 Nigerians in the country on Oct. 22 for flouting visa laws.

A statement by the Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Acting Spokesperson, Jane Bassey-Adams on Tuesday in Abuja, alleged that the arrested persons were not in possession of valid document for their stay in Kenya.

Bassey-Adams said that the Immigration Authority of Kenya acted in accordance with its domestic laws regarding the arrest of illegal immigrants.

Former Super Eagles player, Efe Sodje and his brothers charged with fraud in the UK

Former Nigerian Super Eagles World Cup star, Efetobore Sodje and his brothers have been charged with fraud offences after an investigation by the National Crime Agency, UK.

Efetobore Sodje, 34, Bright Sodje, 50, Samuel Sodje, 37, and Stephen Sodje, 42, were charged with fraudulent trading on Friday 21 October and bailed until 14 November 2016, when they will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court.

Bilic: I see nothing wrong in Conte's actions , during Chelsea vs ManU match last weekend.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has said he has no qualms over the touchline antics of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.
Jose Mourinho was unimpressed when Conte called for greater support from the home crowd when Chelsea were 4-0 up against Manchester United on Sunday.
Reports in the Italian media suggested United manager Mourinho had told Conte his conduct risked “humiliating” the visitors at Stamford Bridge.

Twitter user shares photo of her amazing body transformation

Twitter user @NigeriannBeauty shared photo of her amazing body transformation online. When asked, she said she achieved it by God and dedication. Nice!

To beat opponent, tennis player cuts off her beautiful hair in the middle of a match

31 year old Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova decided that winning the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) finals was more important than keeping her long and gloriously shining hair, so in the middle of the match, she took a scissor and, like a mechanic, hacked off the hair.

She was facing her opponent, defending champion Agnieszka Radwańska in the finals in Singapore

Teen girl falls 17 floors from high-rise apartment - and survives after landing on a car

Like a scene out of an action Hollywood movie, a teenager plunged 17 floors from a high-rise apartment in Russia - and survived after landing on the roof of a VW Golf. 

Marina Lebedeva, 19, fell from the block of flats in Moscow after a quarrel with her boyfriend, according to reports.  

Zimbabwe Prosecutes Chinese Man For Selling Flags Without Consent

A judge in Zimbabwe has fined a Chinese national for selling the national flag without authorisation.
The businessman, named by The Herald as 28-year-old Weidong Li, was fined $20 (£16) and in total 314 flags were seized.

Last month Zimbabwean officials warned that anyone who "abused" the flag risked prosecution.

Lawyers Of Former First Lady Of Ivory Coast On Trial Walk Out Of Proceedings

Lawyers of Simone Gbagbo, the former first lady of Ivory Coast who is on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity, have walked out of the proceedings in Abidjan.

They are angry at the court's refusal to allow them to call politicians and other prominent officials as witnesses.

These include the current parliamentary speaker and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro and former army chief army Philipe Mangou, Jeune Afrique newspaper reports.

Trump Supporters Arrested In Uganda

Ugandan police have arrested two youth activists attempting to campaign for US presidential candidate Donald Trump at the American embassy in the capital, Kampala.

A website reports that five Uganda Young Democrats attempted to storm the embassy.

Ijaw Killed My Husband, Not APC- Alameiseigha‎’S Widow

Mrs. Magareth Alameiseigha, the widow of the First Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Late Diepreye Solomon Alameisegha, yesterday exonerated the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the events which led to the October 2015 death of her husband.

According to Mrs. Alameiseigha, though the events leading to the last year death of her husband sparked off controversy between the PDP and APC ahead of the Governorship election, the killing of her husband started with his removal from office,arrest,trial and seizure of owned properties under the leadership of the PDP.

Leicester city hero Jamie Vardy nominated for Ballon D'or

Jamie Vardy, Leicester City's highest goal scorer in last season English premier league campaign where the club defied all odds to win the EPL title, is the only Englishman to be nominated for the 2016 Ballon D'or award organized by France Football after scoring 24 goals for the club last season.

Mike Ezuruonye pens down lovely birthday message to his mum

Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye's mother is a year older today.

He took to his Instagram page to send her a lovely birthday message. Read after the cut....

Dasuki couldn’t have stolen $2.2bn because… – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said the National Security Adviser during his administration, Sambo Dasuki could not have stolen $2.2 billion as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

The EFCC had arraigned Dasuki for allegedly misappropriating of $2.2 billion meant to purchase equipment for the Nigerian military.

But Jonathan while speaking at the famous Oxford Union, Oxford United Kingdom said it was not possible for Dasuki to steal such amount.

Abuja Bans Cattle Grazing & Roaming

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has commenced fight against cattle grazing and roaming in the Abuja city centre.

A Ministerial Task Team on Environment under the Chairmanship of Squadron Leader Abdullahi Monjel, has been inaugurated to keep the animals off the streets of Abuja.

The ban on cattle movement in the city came amidst protests by residents that the animals constitute nuisance and threat to lives.

Chelsea star striker Diego Costa cuddles his dog in the swimming pool

Diego Costa, Chelsea's main striker shared a photo of him cuddling his beloved dog while in the swimming pool on his Instagram page.

This LAWMA truck shouldn't be seen on the road nah, Haba!

A LIB reader sent in the photos. Said she saw the truck on Ikorodu road on her way to work. That is a government agency truck and shouldn't be on the road. Looks like it will fall any time soon.

Jonathan at Oxford University, makes case for youth empowerment 'I worked for next generation, not next election'

Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan yesterday defended his administration’s Transformation Agenda stressing that it was designed to engage the latent potential in the entire nation, as well as stimulate and enable higher productivity.

Jonathan who stated this yesterday in lecture at the Oxford Union of the Oxford University in the United Kingdom, also said that while serving as President of Nigeria, he worked for the next generation and not for the next elections, as a means of ensuring that Nigerian children had a promising future.

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia wired $900k to foreign bank accounts in 2 years- EFCC

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumugobia was granted bail on Saturday evening after detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) searched her home in Lagos.

According to Sahara Reporters, when the agents were done with their search, the Federal High Court judge was weeping like a baby. The EFCC found several documents showing the judge had bought homes abroad and also recently, on Park Avenue in Ikoyi.

New photos of sick Prince James Uche...he really needs our help! He's gone blind

Veteran Nollywood actor Prince James Uche is in a bad spot. He's suffering from renal failure, and is now blind. So sad! He's still in the hospital struggling to live. He needs N2.6million to pay his hospital bill and N11million for kidney transplant and eye surgery in India. He's been in the hospital for over a year and 7 months now.

If you want to help, please send money to: Prince James Uche - WEMA Bank - 0232151677.

EFCC debunks reports that Fani-Kayode slumped in their custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have debunked reports by Fani-Kayode's media aide, Jude Ndukwe, that the former Spokesperson to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode slumped yesterday at their premises.

However in a quick rebuttal, the EFCC dismissed Ndukwe’s claims, saying there was no truth whatsoever to them. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren said: 

Monday, 24 October 2016

Senior Pastor of the Family Worship Centre, Wuse, Abuja. warns congregation not to bring stolen money to church

In yesterday sermon, Senior Pastor of the Family Worship Centre, Wuse, Abuja, yesterday warned members of her congregation against bringing stolen money to her church as offerings. Olola Seun Akioye on Facebook shared transcripts of what the pastor said during her sermon.

International Organization for Migration assists two Nigerians to return home from Libya

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on October 18th, facilitated the safe return of two Nigerians, 31-year-old Obilor and Milton,18, to the country from Libya.

Korede Bello nicknames himself "Your Mechanic Crush'

Korede Bello wore this denim jumpsuit to the MAMA awards on Saturday and after the backlash from fans, he is flaunting it all up in our faces. He has dubbed himself  your 'Mechanic Crush'

He wrote:

Kanye West vows to boycott the 2017 Grammys if Frank Ocean doesn't get nominated

Kanye West has threatened to boycott the 2017 Grammy awards if Frank Ocean doesn't get nominated for his two albums Blonde and Endless.

Speaking during his show in Oakland, California, West said:

Lagos To Arraign Iba Monarch Abductors This Morning

The Lagos State Government will today arraign the key suspects arrested in connection with the kidnap of Oniba of Iba, Oba Yishau Goriola Oseni before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere.

The State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, in a statement yesterday, said the four suspects – Duba Furejo, Ododomo Isaiah, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh would be arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo for offences of conspiracy to murder, robbery and kidnapping.

Bestman proposes to his girlfriend at a wedding

So, this Best Man at a wedding surprised wedding guests when he knelt down to propose to his girlfriend at the reception.

Will you allow this on your wedding day? More photos below...

Recession: Dangote Group sacks 48 workers

The Economic recession has hit Dangote Group as it has reportedly sacked 48 of its workers. Inside sources claim 36 expatriates and 12 local staff serving in Dangote Cement Plc and Dangote Industries Limited were relieved of their jobs last week Thursday October 20th.

A letter signed by chairman of the group, Aliko Dangote, states that the company is currently embarking on restructuring due to high cost of production in both factories.

Check out this Halloween Costume

That's supposed to be Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump?

ISIS Used Men, Boys As Human Shields Leaving 284 Dead

ISIS rounded up and killed 284 men and boys as Iraqi-led coalition forces closed in on Mosul, the terror group's last major stronghold in Iraq, an Iraqi intelligence source told CNN.

Those killed Thursday and Friday were used as human shields against attacks forcing ISIS out of southern parts of Mosul.

Presidency Insists Judges Must Step Down For Trial

The Presidency is insisting that two Supreme Court Justices and four others must step aside ahead of their trial for alleged corruption, The Nation learnt last night.

It also faulted Chief Justice Mahmud Mohammed’s claim that the Judiciary had issues with the Department of State Services (DSS), not the Federal Government.

It was also learnt that the DSS refused to release the evidence against the judges under probe to the National Judicial Council (NJC) in order not to prejudice their trial.

The Okoye's Family brotherhood

Paul, Jude and Peter Okoye pictured on their way to Houston over the weekend. See another photo after the cut...

Trump: We Are Behind But Not Giving Up

The Donald Trump campaign has admitted the Republican lags behind Hillary Clinton with just over two weeks to go before Americans cast their votes.

"We are behind. She has some advantages," said his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who added: "We're not giving up. We know we can win this."

Police recover 19 cars, SUVs from ex-IG Arase

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors.

It was gathered that the probe was informed by the discovery that retiring officers, including former  IGs and Deputy Inspectors-General of Police, were in the habit of appropriating police vehicles for their personal use.

Somali Pirates' Hostages Ate Rats To Survive

A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC.

Filipino sailor Arnel Balbero said they were also only given small amounts of water and felt like "the walking dead" by the end of their ordeal.

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Check out the new Oba of Benin brand new 2016 Rolls Royce phantom

When you go after the cut, You will see photos of the official car of the newly installed Oba of Benin kingdom, Oba Ewuare II - A brand new 2016 Rolls Royce phantom. The car was launched at the thanks giving ceremony which too place at holy Arousa...

Nigerian man and his girlfriend reportedly involved in fatal accident in Malaysia

According to Abia Facts Newspaper, the Nigerian guy and his girlfriend were involved in a fatal accident while returning from a night club. The accident reportedly occurred early this morning around 4am along Bandar Tun Razak Malaysia. More photos after the cut....

Five things we learned in the Premier League

Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur all dropped points as Chelsea ensured an uncomfortable return to Stamford Bridge for Jose Mourinho with a 4-0 rout of Manchester United.
Here are five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend:

Top ANC official asks Jacob Zuma to resign

A senior official of South Africa’s ruling party on Sunday urged its leadership to resign, including President Jacob Zuma, following divisions over charges faced by finance minister Pravin Gordhan.
Jackson Mthembu who is the African National Congress (ANC) chief whip in parliament said the party’s poor performance in August local polls, factionalism and the recent fraud charges against Gordhan had motivated his decision.

Egyptian Woman Believed To Be Fattest Female On Earth As Weight Reaches 79 STONE, But It Is Not Her Fault

An Egyptian woman is believed to have become the fattest woman on the planet after her weight ballooned to 79 stone.

Iman Ahmad Abdulati, 36, from Alexandria in northern Egypt, has not left her home for 25 years because of her weight problem.

After years of desperate attempts to deal with the issue, her sister Chaymaa’ Ahmad Abdulati has now gone public with the problem in the hope of getting help. Iman currently lives in the family home with her sister and mother.

EFCC raids Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s home

Barely 72 hours after turning herself in to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rita Ofili-Ajimogobia residence got raided by operatives of the EFCC during which ‘vital’ documents belonging to Ofili that may point to criminal breaches were allegedly retrieved.

According to Vanguard Sunday, a top operative said that bank accounts of the woman and those of her children were also taken away by the security operatives during the raid.

Meet UNILORIN medicine graduate that bagged 19 awards at her convocation yesterday

Yusuf Ololade Faidat, bagged 19 prizes at the University of Ilorin 32nd convocation ceremony that held yesterday. Faidat, who is in her early 20s beat the men in her department to win the prize for the best graduating student from the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences.

She received the prize of N20,000 awarded each session by the Senate to the student adjudged to be the best in each faculty. She also got another prize of N10,000, awarded by the Senate to the best student in each department..

'He deflowered me by force' - Tricycle rider abducts girl, 15, in Lagos

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have apprehended a tricycle rider, popularly called, "Keke Marwa", for allegedly abducting a 15 - year old girl and turning her into sex slave.

The suspect, Dada Azeez, 28,  abducted Bukunmi on October 5 while on errand for her aunt in Agege area before the RRS operatives rescued her on October 21th, 2016 from his hideout in Agege.

The alleged abduction of the girl was disclosed by her sister, Mrs Gbemisola, who stated that the girl was abducted with a sum of N58,000:00 meant for  her thrift contribution.

Singer K. Michelle looking amazing in new photo.

 Looking gorgeous as always... More photo after the cut...

Sad!!! as Man Kills Wife & Daughter Because He Is Unable To Feed Them

A 40-year-old man from Okpoma village in Yala Local Government Area, Cross River State, Dominic Iyayi Ogar, has thrown his in-laws into mourning following the gruesome murder of his wife and their only daughter.

Ogar is alleged to have committed the dastardly act on October 8, 2016 in Mpape, Abuja. Sunday Sun reporter learnt from the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory Command, Mr. Mohammed Mustafa, that Ogar, who slept with his wife and their only daughter on the same bed, woke up suddenly in the middle of the night, took a knife and stabbed both of them to death, and they died instantly.

After 50 Years On Throne, Top Taraba Monarch Dies At 80

The traditional ruler of Gashaka Chiefdom in Taraba State, HammanGabdo Sambo, has died at the age of 80. A source confirmed the death to Premium Times on Sunday morning.

The source disclosed that Mr. Sambo, the Lamdo Gashaka, died in an Abuja hospital late on Saturday after battling an undisclosed illness.