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Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules
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Man Narrates how a Policeman Tried Searching him While Flouting Coronavirus Rules

A Nigerian man has narrated how a policeman allegedly tried searching him while flouting Coronavirus rules. According to @Josh_IK, he told the police officer to use a face mask and hand sanitizer. He added that after he called to report the incident, he was queried for not reporting it while it was happening. He tweeted;   A policeman just asked me to alight from my ride, none of the animals had their face mask on and the fool tried to touch my pocket all in the name of searching and I asked him to use a face mask and hand sanitizer before he can get close to me. I no go gree Free and omw to my destination. These rogues are back, same animals different uniforms. I called this number to ask why the officers are making contacts with people without face mask and the m...
Real Madrid outcast James Rodriguez closing in on €35m move to Everton
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Real Madrid outcast James Rodriguez closing in on €35m move to Everton

The Colombian midfielder looks set to reunite with former Blancos boss Carlo Ancelotti at Goodison Park Real Madrid outcast James Rodriguez is closing in on a €35 million (£31m/$41m) move to Everton. Goal has learned that Goodison Park is the most likely next destination for James, with Carlo Ancelotti eager to bring the 29-year-old to Goodison Park ahead of the new season. The David Beckham-owned MLS franchise Inter Miami had previously submitted an offer for the Colombia international, but he is now expected to embark on the next stage of his career in the Premier League.
Chelsea vs Arsenal: Why Willian Wants Three-year Contract
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Chelsea vs Arsenal: Why Willian Wants Three-year Contract

Chelsea winger, Willian, wants a three-year contract because it will make him continue playing until when he clocks 35-year-old, according to Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol. DAILY POST recalls that Arsenal had already made a formal three-year contract offer to Willian. Willian will be a free agent as soon as Chelsea’s Champions League campaign ends this month. The 31-year-old recently rejected Chelsea’s latest offer to sign a new two-year contract at Stamford Bridge. But Solhekol believes Willian wants one big final contract in his career that will see him earn more money. “Willian wants one big final contract – ideally a three-year deal to take him to 35. Chelsea would like to keep him, though they are not going to offer him three years,” Solhekol was quoted by Sky Sp...
Ebila, Ibadan ‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Shot Sead
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Ebila, Ibadan ‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Shot Sead

Biola Ebila, said to be the leader of notorious ‘One Million Boys’ gang in Ibadan has been shot dead. The gang leader who was on the wanted list of Oyo police command, was shot dead around Olomi area of Ibadan on Sunday July 12,  after resisting attempts to arrest him by officials of Operation Burst, an Oyo State Joint Security Outfit. Ebila met his waterloo after he and his gang members went to kidnap a man simply identified as "Femi".  It was gathered after the shoot-out, the gang members escaped with Ebila's dead body in a car and then took the lifeless body to Kudeti which they showed to other members who did not follow them for the operation. They unleashed pandemonium on Kudeti thereafter before driving the corpse to an unknown destination. Oyo police spokesperson, Ol...
Kai Havertz Told Premier League Club to Join
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Kai Havertz Told Premier League Club to Join

Former Liverpool player, Didi Hamann believes Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz should choose Chelsea over Manchester United as he looks to join a club in the Premier League. Havertz will leave Bayer Leverkusen once this summer’s transfer window opens, having built up the reputation as one of Europe’s best young midfielders. Chelsea appears to be the favourite club in the Premier League to land Havertz, but Frank Lampard’s side could still face some competition from Man United. European giants, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are also said to be involved in the transfer race for Havertz, who is valued at £75million. But Hamann favours Chelsea over the Red Devils as a destination for the 20-year-old. Speaking on the development, Hamann told Sky Sports Germany, “Man United has ...
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​Roma, AC Milan keen on Burnley midfielder Hendrick

Roma and AC Milan are showing a keen interest in signing Jeff Hendrick from Burnley. Calciomercato.com reports the two Italian giants are keen on the player who is out of contract this summer. Hendrick is likely to depart the Turf Moor club on a free transfer. The Republic of Ireland international may still renew with Burnley, but if he does move then Italy is the most likely destination. The player only wants £1.8million-per-year, which appeals to both cash strapped Italian clubs. It is unclear if there is any interest from Premier League teams in Hendrick
​Man City holding firm on Sane price as Bayern Munich push talks
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​Man City holding firm on Sane price as Bayern Munich push talks

Manchester City are refusing to be bullied regarding the transfer of Leroy Sane. German giants Bayern Munich are keen to bring the winger to the club. But City are not going to budge from their £62 million asking price. The clubs are far apart in valuation at present, per Sky in Germany. Bayern are offering £36 million, which City will refuse outright. Sane wants to go back to Germany and Bayern is a prime destination. But the player who missed most of this season may have to wait a year for his dream move if the clubs cannot agree on a fee.
Mother and Child Crushed to Death by a Petrol Tanker in Delta
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Mother and Child Crushed to Death by a Petrol Tanker in Delta

A mother and her child were crushed to death by a petrol tanker in the Oghara community in Delta state today June 3. According to reports, the mother and her child were on a motorcycle that was taking them to their destination when a tanker lost control and rammed into them, crushing the mother and her child into pieces. See graphic photos from the accident below
“My Arrest Shows I Don’t Deal with Small Money” – Bobrisky Boasts about Arrest Over N30m
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“My Arrest Shows I Don’t Deal with Small Money” – Bobrisky Boasts about Arrest Over N30m

Nigerian cross-dresser Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky, has taken to social media to brag about his arrest over a N30 million deal. Bobrisky was picked up by officers of the Nigerian police and is presently being detained at Ajah area command, Lagos state. Though little was known as to why he was picked up, eports have now emerged revealing why he was arrested. According to reports, Bobrisky was arrested yesterday by operatives of the Inspector General Police (IG) Monitoring Unit from Abuja over a N30 million deal between himself and a female client. Police sources state that the popular crossdresser was picked up while driving in Lekki. The policemen reportedly entered his white Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)and drove off with him. Confirming his arrest, the spok...
No Nice offer for Lille & Borussia Dortmund target ‘Little Ronaldo’ Olawale
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No Nice offer for Lille & Borussia Dortmund target ‘Little Ronaldo’ Olawale

The Nigeria youth international has sparked talk of agreeing terms with the Eagles, but his club claims his destination lies elsewhere ‘Little Ronaldo’ Peter Olawale has “no offer on the table” from Ligue I outfit Nice, and the destination of the young forward will be known when the ban on international travel is lifted. The 17-year-old has been linked with Lille, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund following a notable 2019 U17 World Cup outing in Brazil. Reports have it that Olawale has penned a five-year contract with the Allianz Riviera outfit after agreeing to personal terms and will be unveiled in July.
“Use Men to Climb to Your Destination” – Blessing Okoro advises women
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“Use Men to Climb to Your Destination” – Blessing Okoro advises women

Controversial blogger Blessing Okoro has advised women to use a man as a ladder which they will climb to their destination. According to her women who stay with a ladder are not smart because sometimes they fall with the ladder. Speaking in a viral video, Blessing Okoro also spoke against the idea which sees women relying on sex as a tool to chart their way in life. According to her, everybody can give sex. She stated this just weeks after she opened up on sleeping with men for money. She said; “I’m gonna ask you again. Sex is something everybody can give. 16-year olds, 15-year olds, 14-year olds, under-aged children thee days can give ex. What can you give apart from sex? Ask yourself that question as a woman. What is that thing I can give to people apart from s...
Ogun state Hotelier, Jimoh Bello, who went Missing on Monday, Found Dead Inside his Car Trunk
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Ogun state Hotelier, Jimoh Bello, who went Missing on Monday, Found Dead Inside his Car Trunk

A popular hotelier in Ogun State, Alhaji Jimoh Bello, who went missing on Monday night May 18, was found dead inside his car trunk along Owode-Idi-Iroko Road in the state today May 21. Late Bello who owns Uncle J. Bee Hotel located at 168, Lagos-Idiroko Road, Owode, Yewa South Local Government area of Ogun State, left his home at Owode around 8:30pm on May 18 for Idi-Iroko but never got to his destination. His family members declared him missing after waiting for 48 hours. After an intense search, he was found naked inside the trunk of his saloon car today May 21. It is believed that he was ambushed on his way by assailants who stripped and killed him, then locked his body inside his car. Road users who noticed a stench from a car that was stationed by the roadside, alerted th...
Additional 27 children rescued from suspected trafficker arrested for the third time in Taraba
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Additional 27 children rescued from suspected trafficker arrested for the third time in Taraba

The Taraba State Police command has rescued an additional 27 children from Mary Yakubu, a suspected child trafficker arrested earlier in connection with abduction of 33 children. The state's police spokesperson, David Misal told newsmen that the 60 children that have been rescued from the lady who has been arrested 3 times.   Misal said the children rescued on Sunday at Tashan Takalma community in Gassol Local Government Area of the state, comprised of 14 males and 13 females. Yakubu is currently undergoing trial, while the recently rescued children have been handed over to the State Ministry of Women Affairs.   Mary who was first arrested on February 26 in Bali while making an arrangement to convey some children to an unknown destination, was arrested again arrested...
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Choose your honeymoon destination in under 5 minutes

Wedding rituals can get chaotic at times and the honeymoon is like a total calm after the storm period. Once you choose your wedding venue, having to choose a honeymoon destination can be tiresome too, especially with oodles of information available all over the internet. And hence, WedMeGood at your rescue again bringing you a guide to choose the perfect location that caters equally well to you and your partner.  While relaxing and having a laid back holiday is one thing, you could also explore each other's interests on this trip. Now there obviously is no norm of what to do and what not so you can choose to explore anything under the horizon.  Here we have listed out options ranging from luxury holidays to budget ones, adventure vacations to lazy ones, historical sites to modern ci...
85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra
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85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra

An Eighty-five-year old woman identified as Ilione Victoria, has died after she allegedly jumped from the balcony of an apartment on the 3rd floor of a four storey building where she stayed with her daughter at No 18 Ilodibe Street, Awada, Anambra state on Tuesday March 17th. A statement released by SP Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the octogenarian was battling with mental illness and had her movement restricted. She was at home with her care giver, one Judith Amumuche aged 32yrs at the time of the alleged incident. Mohammed said that before the arrival of the police, one Ikediaso Benedicta of 3-3 Housing Estate, Onitsha, who is said to be victim's daughter reportedly took the corpse away to an unknown destination but blood stains were observ...
Tom Brady Announces he is Leaving New England Patriots After 12-years
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Tom Brady Announces he is Leaving New England Patriots After 12-years

American football quarterback, Tom Brady, has announced he is leaving the New England Patriots, where he's played for 12-years, winning six Super Bowl victories, nine AFC titles, 219 wins, and three Most Valuable Player awards after 20 seasons with the club. The 42-year-old first-time free agent made the announcement via his Twitter account on Tuesday but didn't reveal his next destination. In a statement, he wrote: 'To all my teammates, coaches, executives, Coach Belichick, RKK, and the Kraft family and the entire organization,' Belichick's statement began. 'I want to say thank you for the past twenty years of my life and the daily commitment to winning and creating a winning culture built on great values. I am grateful for all that you have taught me - I have learned from every...
Dethroned Emir, Sanusi Lamido arrives Lagos
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Dethroned Emir, Sanusi Lamido arrives Lagos

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido, has arrived in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub. Sanusi’s final destination and where he would be residing is unclear. WotzupNG gathered that his accommodation is located somewhere in a highbrow area on the island. It was also gathered that the choice of Lagos was to ensure he was safe and in a state where he would be able to attend events, interact freely with political and business leaders. “Basically, to resume his normal life and continue to speak on Nigeria’s problems and ways the country can be better”, the source said. Governor Umar Ganduje dethroned Sanusi on Monday. He announced Aminu Bayero, as the 15th Emir the same day. The court had ruled that Sanusi be freed from detention where he was banished to under...
Illegal Arms Dealers Who Sell Ammunition for N500, Arrested in Bauchi State
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Illegal Arms Dealers Who Sell Ammunition for N500, Arrested in Bauchi State

Some illegal arms dealers who sell ammunition for as low as N500, have been arrested by operatives of the Bauchi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The suspects identified as Dung Bulus Rwang and Dachollum Yohanna, were arrested with 1,360 rounds of live ammunition of 7.6mm calibre during a motorised patrol along Bauchi-Jos Road.  An AK- 47 magazine was also found in the commercial Vectra car the suspects were using to convey the ammunition. Jonah Achema, spokesperson of the NDLEA in the state revealed that the suspects who neatly concealed the ammunition in two sacks which were kept in the boot of the vehicle, have already admitted ownership of the consignment they were conveying from Numan in Adamawa State to certain buyers in Plateau State. I...
Deontay Wilder to be Offered Money not to Fight Tyson Fury Again
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Deontay Wilder to be Offered Money not to Fight Tyson Fury Again

Tyson Fury’s co-promoter, Frank Warren, has admitted they would have to offer Deontay Wilder ‘step aside money’, so he does not fight Tyson Fury for the third time. Warren, speaking with the UK Telegraph, believes his man will fight Anthony Joshua, with Saudi Arabia the most likely destination to host the bout. Fury beat Wilder in the seventh-round by TKO in Las Vegas last weekend. His victory has led to much speculation over the possibility of an all-British unification bout with Joshua. “It would be expensive [to pay him off] – but who knows. The only way you find it is if you try. “He’s made some stupid statements, I think. I hoped he’d take the defeat as I think he should have done – with grace. All that nonsense about the [ring walk] costume [weighing him down] was ...
Since Kani Became my Wife, My Blessings have Tripled- Adewale Adeleke Says
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Since Kani Became my Wife, My Blessings have Tripled- Adewale Adeleke Says

Davido's elder brother, Adewale Adeleke, appears to be enjoying marriage. Adewale got married to his wife, Kani, in a destination wedding that took place in Dubai on February 2nd. In a post he shared on Instagram today February 24, the billioniare son of businessman, Adedeji Adeleke, said he is indeed enjoying the favour that comes with marriage as his blessings have since tripled since he got married to his wife. He who finds a wife finds a good thing & obtains favor from the lord! Proverbs 18:22. The first time I saw this verse I must have been in high school & I never fully understood it until now. Since @kani41 has become my wife my blessings have tripled! I thank God for you everyday! The honeymoon might be over but now we have the rest of our lives to build toget...
How A 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl Was Kidnapped And R*ped For 27 Days In Anambra
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How A 14-Year-Old Schoolgirl Was Kidnapped And R*ped For 27 Days In Anambra

The mother of a 14-year-old schoolgirl who was allegedly abducted by a three-man kidnap syndicate recently, Mrs Ukamaka Onyechi, was terribly alarmed when she got a call from her daughter’s guardian in school decrying her absence several days after school had resumed. At first, the rattled mother found the message strange as her daughter, who is in boarding school, according to her, had left home for school days before the call came in; exactly on January 12, this year. That could be her return to school after the last Christmas break. But the stark reality, according to her, stared her in the face when she got a text message from a phone number, demanding a ransom of N10 million. The sender made it clear to her that the ransom must be paid to them if she would see her daughter a...
Nigerian Man Found Dead in his Apartment in Indonesia
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Nigerian Man Found Dead in his Apartment in Indonesia

A Nigerian man identiied as Ogubie John Izuchukwu was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances at City Pak Apartment in Cengkareng, Jakarta, Indonesia. According to Facebook user, Sylvester Nwodo, the man's body was discovered on Monday morning, February 17. "This Person died this morning In City Pak Apartment Cengkareng Indonesia .Any body that knows him should indicate,so that the family can be contacted.Plz Keep sharing so it can get to the right destination.. thanks."
Gunmen Abduct Permanent Secretary in Nasarawa
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Gunmen Abduct Permanent Secretary in Nasarawa

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State,  Jibrin Giza,  was abducted by yet to be identified gunmen in the early hours of today Sunday February 16th. Confirming this to newsmen, the state commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, said Giza was abducted by gunmen from his residence at Shabu, a suburb of Lafia at about 12:40 a.m., to an unknown destination. His family members say no word has been heard from his abductors. The police boss says the DPO in the area had already mobilised some officers and men who are on the trail of the fleeing abductors and their victims.
Okada ban: Horse ride from Ikoyi to Obalende is 3,500 Naira – Show promoter claims
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Okada ban: Horse ride from Ikoyi to Obalende is 3,500 Naira – Show promoter claims

A show promoter has claimed that he was asked to pay 3,500 Naira for a horse ride from Keffi street, Ikoyi to Obalende. Instagram user @Iamstillonstill claims he waited for a bus for like 30 minutes but when he didn't see one, he decided to ride on a horse to his destination. However, when he asked the rider how much it will cost, he was told he will have to pay 3,500 Naira for the short journey. A bus ride from Ikoyi to Obalende is usually not more than 200 Naira. However, due to the okada and keke ban, most commuters now have to rely on buses, thereby making them scarce and more expensive. Horse owners have also brought out their horses to be used to convey people to their destination.
Man Bags 12 Years in Prison for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Business
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Man Bags 12 Years in Prison for Illegal Dealing in Petroleum Business

Justice J.K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, January 31, 2020 convicted and sentenced Olaniyi Oluwasayo Oladele to 12 years in prison with N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for illegal dealing in petroleum products without appropriate licence. The EFCC in a statement released said the offence is contrary to Section 1 (17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) Act 2007 and punishable under Section 1 (18) (a) (i) of the same Act. The convict was prosecuted alongside Sule Ezra and MV Idoma River by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office on a three-count charge to which he pleaded guilty. He got seven years on count tw...
Oyo Local Council boss Hospitalized after Being Released by Political Thugs that Abducted him
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Oyo Local Council boss Hospitalized after Being Released by Political Thugs that Abducted him

The Chairman of Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State, Samuel Aderemi has been hospitalized after being released by political thugs that abducted him for 2 hours in Jobele. Aderemi who was one of the local government chairmen sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde in 2019, was abducted after the political thugs stormed the council's secretariat to stop him and some All Prorgressives Congress councilors from resuming duty. The Council Chairman who was abducted and driven to an unknown destination, was left with injuries after being rescued two hours later by security agents. Other local government secretariats where some sacked APC local government chairmen tried resuming duty, also witnessed chaotic scenes.
Tomota Jos Farming and Processing Limited  to Site Processing Plant in Kaduna
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Tomota Jos Farming and Processing Limited to Site Processing Plant in Kaduna

Two years after relocating to Kaduna State, Tomato Jos Farming and Processing Limited has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its tomato processing facility. The processing facility will be situated on 500 hectares of land leased from the Kaduna State Government, with a potential tomato cultivation area of 400 hectares. The company said in a statement on Monday that it chose Kaduna because it is “investor-friendly and productive destination.” “The company is now on a mission to significantly contribute to Nigeria’s food sufficiency, job creation and local capacity development with a $5 million investment in a tomato processing facility, which at scale will produce 10% of the tomato paste consumed in Nigeria under the Tomato Jos brand,” the company said. Established in 2014, ...
Six People Were killed as Gunmen Attack Convoy of Emir of Potiskum
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Six People Were killed as Gunmen Attack Convoy of Emir of Potiskum

The convoy of the Emir of Potiskum in Yobe State, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram suffered a gunmen attack along the Kaduna-Zaria expressway in Kaduna State at about 11:00 pm on Tuesday January 14. Four aides of the Emir and two other passengers of a commercial luxurious bus were killed in the attack which also left five others injured. Kaduna State Police Spokesperson, DSP Yakubu Sabo who confirmed the incident on Wednesday January 15 said the gunmen abducted an unidentified number of passengers to an unknown destination after opening fire on the convoy before the arrival of security operatives. While the injured victims including the Emir were rushed to the hospital for treatment, a manhunt has been launched to apprehend the gunmen and rescue the kidnapped victims.
Number Of Nigerians Going To US Reduce Sharply
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Number Of Nigerians Going To US Reduce Sharply

Data from the US travel and tourism office shows a 21 per cent drop in the number of Nigerians travelling to the country, the largest global drop-off in visitors to the US. As of 2019 October, 34,000 fewer Nigerians travelled to the US compared to the previous year. After a sustained period of growth between 2011 and 2015, the number of Nigerian visitors to the US started to plateau in 2016 until the big drop-off last year. The dip in Nigerian visitors to the US followed a string of visa clampdown measures by the Trump administration. After indefinitely suspending its visa interview waiver for Nigerian applicants (the waiver allowed frequent travellers renew their visa without going through in-person interviews each time), the Trump administration also raised visa application ...
Filipe Luis hopes Neymar returns to Barca for the good of Brazilian football
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Filipe Luis hopes Neymar returns to Barca for the good of Brazilian football

While the former Atletico star would like to see his international team-mate return to the La Liga champions, he knows it will not be easy. Filipe Luis said he hopes Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar returns to La Liga champions Barcelona for the good of Brazilian football. Neymar wants to leave Ligue 1 holders PSG, with a move back to former club Barca on the cards two years on from his world-record €222 million (£199m/$249m) exit. Real Madrid are another possible destination for Neymar, whose future is dominating headlines during the off-season.
‘I’m very attached to James’ – Ancelotti says Napoli still negotiating for Colombia star
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‘I’m very attached to James’ – Ancelotti says Napoli still negotiating for Colombia star

The head coach provided a transfer update on his former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich charge, along with target Eljif Elmas Carlo Ancelotti says Napoli are still negotiating a deal to sign James Rodriguez from Real Madrid as Atletico Madrid reportedly circle. James has been linked with Napoli throughout the current transfer window, but a deal that would reunite the Colombia star and head coach Ancelotti is yet to materialise. Atletico have emerged as a possible destination for James amid a deadlock in talks between Napoli and La Liga giants Real.
Court Sentences 3 Robbers To 21 Years Imprisonment
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Court Sentences 3 Robbers To 21 Years Imprisonment

An Abeokuta High Court on Friday sentenced three men to 21 years’ imprisonment each for robbing one Segun Olawale of his motorcycle, handset and money. The convicts – Yusuf Moshood, Kamilu Moruf and Kamilu Onifade whose addresses were not provided – were found guilty on a two-count charge of conspiracy and robbery. Justice Abiodun Akinyemi held that the court was convinced beyond reasonable doubt that the defendants committed the offences. He said that the evidence provided by the prosecution was tenable. The Prosecutor, Mr Kunle Sodeinde, had during the trial told the court that the trio committed the offences on June 2, at Akomoje area of Abeokuta. According to Sodeinde, Moshood and Moruf boarded Olawale’s motorcycle from Saje, and asked the him to take them to Akomoje. “...
South Africa deemed most dangerous country for ‘solo’ women travelers while US is ranked as the worst in the West
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South Africa deemed most dangerous country for ‘solo’ women travelers while US is ranked as the worst in the West

South Africa has been deemed the most dangerous country in the world for solo women travellers to visit but America is the worst in the West.   The 'Women's Danger Index', based on the 50 most visited destinations across the globe, evaluated eight crucial risk factors. These include whether or not women feel safe to walk alone at night, homicide rates and gender inequality.   The study, by travel bloggers Asher and Lyric Fergusson, found South Africa was the worst for violence against women by non-partners, homicides, and how safe women feel walking alone at night. Thailand is the worst in the Far East a region popular with backpackers overall, and the worst for attitudes towards violence against women.   America came out worst in the West for its homicide ...
Ampadu out of Chelsea tour squad as Lampard seeks loan deal
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Ampadu out of Chelsea tour squad as Lampard seeks loan deal

Aston Villa has been touted as a potential destination for the 18-year-old Wales international star Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has admitted that he is actively seeking a loan deal for promising youngster Ethan Ampadu. The 18-year-old has turned out on 12 occasions for the Blues’ first team, having previously featured with Exeter City in League Two. But while the teenaged centre-back, who can also play in midfield, has impressed when given the chance, Lampard feels that a temporary spell away from Stamford Bridge would prove to be the most beneficial move for his long-term development.
Inter want Icardi gone as they hope for Dybala swap deal with Juventus
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Inter want Icardi gone as they hope for Dybala swap deal with Juventus

New Nerazzurri boss Antonio Conte does not want the Argentine to remain at San Siro and Serie A champions Juve are the most likely destination Inter are hoping to offload Mauro Icardi in the summer and are exploring the possibility of a swap deal with Juventus involving forward Paulo Dybala. According to sources close to the talks, new Inter manager Antonio Conte wants the 26-year-old out, while the board are also keen to sell the Argentina international. The Nerazzurri are pushing Serie A champions Juve to consider a deal that would include Dybala, who saw his role reduced at the club following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo last summer.
Tottenham Star Ready to Leave after Champions League Failure, Eyes Real Madrid
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Tottenham Star Ready to Leave after Champions League Failure, Eyes Real Madrid

Tottenham Hotspur playmaker, Christian Eriksen, has admitted he is ready for a new challenge. The 27-year-old, who has been at Spurs since 2013, has one year to run on his current contract. Eriksen is now ready to leave the club and has hinted that Real Madrid could be his next destination. “I feel that I am at a stage of my career where I would like to try something new. “I have the deepest respect for everything that is happening at Tottenham and it would not be something negative to stay. But I have also said that I would like to try something new. “I hope that something will be decided this summer. That is the plan. In football, you never know when there could be a decision like that. It could be at any point. The bes...
Rangers not interested in Everton veteran Baines
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Rangers not interested in Everton veteran Baines

Leighton Baines will not be joining Rangers this summer, according to reports. The 34-year-old is out of contract with Everton and there is uncertainty where he will land this summer. The Daily Record says that destination will not be Ibrox. The Glasgow giants are targeting a left-back this summer, but manager Steven Gerrard does not want to sign his old Merseyside rival.
Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos
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Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos

A Nigerian doctor identified as James King has narrated how he saved a man from death during a flight recently. The man took to his Facebook page to tell his story. According to him, a fellow passenger close to him collapsed mid-air and he had to move into action immediately to save him from the grip of horrific death. Below is how he told his story: Its getting clearer now, ...why I was born. I just saved a life who would have possibly died midair in the aircraft I was a passenger in. I was on seat 14F of BOEING 737-300 of AZMAN AIR from Kano to Lagos. Suddenly, his head dropped. A passenger on seat to my far left on the other side of the aisle. The Indian man sitting besides him screamed and called the attention of the air officials. The Indian said i...
Sultan of Brunei Rescinds his Decision to Enforce the Death Penalty for Gay sex 
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Sultan of Brunei Rescinds his Decision to Enforce the Death Penalty for Gay sex 

The Kingdom of Brunei has said it will not enforce the death penalty for gay sex following a global backlash led by celebrities such as Elton John and George Clooney. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah reacted to the outcry which was sparked when he rolled out an interpretation of sharia law on April 3 to punish sodomy, adultery and rape with death. The small South East Asian country had consistently defended its right to implement the laws - elements of which were first adopted in 2014 and rolled out in phases since. However, in a rare response to criticism, the sultan said the punishment would not be imposed in the implementation of the Syariah Penal Code Order (SPCO). In a speech ahead of the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, the sultan said: 'I am aware that there are many ...
Police Rescue a Lady From The Hands of Ritualists in Delta State
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Police Rescue a Lady From The Hands of Ritualists in Delta State

Officers of the Delta State police command, on Thursday, rescued a lady from suspected kidnappers/ritualists in Adana. The lady was said to be returning from Ogbegonogo market when she boarded their tricycle. Two other gang members later joined her from both sides, leaving her in the middle. Trouble, however, started when the rider refused to stop at the victim’s destination, forcing her to raise an alarm that attracted some policemen who gave them a hot chase and eventually rescued the girl and arrested the suspects. An eyewitness said one of them in a bid to disappear threw a ring suspected to be magic ring in his mouth and attempted to vanish but the Police diffused the charm.  Irate youths who gathered at the scene made efforts to go on jungle justice but the police pr...
Bulldog Mauls 10-year-old boy to Death
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Bulldog Mauls 10-year-old boy to Death

A bulldog has in the early hours of today, mauled a 10-year-old boy to death at a holiday park. Emergency services descended on Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, just before 5am when they were alerted to reports of an ‘unresponsive’ child who was pronounced dead at the scene. Three hours later a 28-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in Salatash, 15 miles from the site of the boy’s death, and remains in police custody. She was also arrested under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs Act which holds owner’s responsible for out of control dogs, Metro UK reports. Officers have said that the ten-year-old was attacked by a dog, believed to be a bulldog-type breed. Devon and Cornwall Police said: ‘The boy’s next of kin are aware and are being supported by polic...
Lagos fire service boss, six others kidnapped
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Lagos fire service boss, six others kidnapped

Director of the Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and seven others have been kidnapped by gunmen along Itoikin-Epe road in Ikosi-Ejirin Local Council Development Area, LCDA in the state. At the time of filing this report on Sunday, the identity of the seven others abducted by the gunmen yesterday within the axis was still unknown. It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed the bridge at about 8.pm and stopped vehicles conveying the victims at Iwoye Bridge; they ordered them to alight from their vehicles and whisked them away to an unknown destination. Sources said that the axis had become the new den for kidnappers lately after abducting Ikosi-Ejirin council chairman, Mr. Ajijedidun Samson Adebisi and vice-chairman of Lekki LCDA, were last month kidnapped within the axis. ...
Eight Nigerians abducted in South Africa regain freedom
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Eight Nigerians abducted in South Africa regain freedom

The Nigerian community in South Africa has said that eight of its members abducted by South Africans in Evander, North-West of Secunda in Mpumalanga Province of that country were released early on Wednesday. Mr Adetola Olubajo, the President of Nigerian Union in South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the abducted Nigerians were released following pressure from the union on the South African authorities. Olubajo said that Nigerians at Evander in Mpumalanga Province had informed the union about attacks on Nigerians in that province. “According to witnesses and one of the survivors, Evander locals went on rampage in the early hours of April 2 and attacked businesses and property owned by Nigerians. “The mob arrested eight Nigerians and took them to an unknown des...
Justin Bieber Blamed For The Closure Of A Canyon In Iceland
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Justin Bieber Blamed For The Closure Of A Canyon In Iceland

Everything you need to live well Justin Bieber’s fans love him so much they go anywhere he goes. According to CNN Travel, the Environmental Agency of Iceland announced that Fjaðrárgljúfur, which was featured in Bieber’s “I’ll Show You” music video, will be closed to the public until June. Blaming Bieber for the tourism spike, agency official Daníel Freyr Jónsson told Icelandic news outlet RUV that not many people outside of Iceland knew about the destination prior to the music video. “This canyon was somewhat unknown,” he said. “But I think Icelanders have known about it a lot longer. The great increase in foot traffic began after Bieber came. There has been an increase of 50 percent to 80 percent between 2016, 2017 and 2018.” According to The Telegraph, 150,000 to...
Davido Panics Amidst Air Turbulence During Flight
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Davido Panics Amidst Air Turbulence During Flight

Nigerian pop star Davido, who just arrived at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in the United States of America, has revealed that he experienced air turbulence for 14 hours during the flight. The singer also revealed that he had to repent of his sins for about 10 times, but was grateful to have landed safely at his destination. He posted on Instagram: There has been some sort of panic among air travelers in the past few days following the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines planes that crashed last week killing all 157 passengers on board. The crash has led to a world wide banning of all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets
Journalist abducted while taking photos of underaged voters in Plateau
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Journalist abducted while taking photos of underaged voters in Plateau

A journalist with Premiumtimes, Kunle Sanni, was today abducted while taking photos of underage voters at a polling unit in Plateau State.   Sanni armed with his camera, was taking photos of the children who were brandishing their voters card when he was reportedly accosted by an APC agent who spotted him.   The agent reportedly instructed thugs loyal to the governing party to surround the polling unit and bar the reporter from exiting. He was later allowed to go but as he stepped out of the polling unit, he unknowingly walked into an ambush and was promptly forced into a taxi and driven to an unknown destination where his abductors forced him to delete the images.   Mr Sanni said the incident occurred at the polling unit of Governor Simon Lalong, Polli...
Lukaku wants to link up with Ronaldo at Juve
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Lukaku wants to link up with Ronaldo at Juve

ROMELU LUKAKU wants to join Juventus this summer if he is forced out of Manchester United. The 25-year-old has been heavily criticised by fans this season following an inconsistent campaign. He has scored just ten goals so far and been forced to play out of position under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. It is understood the Red Devils could look to offload Lukaku when the transfer window opens, as Marcus Rashford is preferred up front. And Belgium forward would be willing to join Juventus to link up with Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. The Old Lady could be looking for a new attacker this summer, with Paulo Dybala linked with a move away. An Old Trafford source said: “Lukaku’s preferred destination would be Juventus if he leaves the club. “He is an absolutely massive fan of Ronaldo. He has los...
TECNO Sponsored 4 Nigerians to an All-Expense Paid Tour to Dubai and Seychelles
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TECNO Sponsored 4 Nigerians to an All-Expense Paid Tour to Dubai and Seychelles

Popular phone maker TECNO has over the years established itself as a brand that places customer satisfaction and loyalty at the core of its service delivery. This is why the company organizes numerous life-changing activities for its fans and customers, like the TECNO Light Your Dream, Camon Selfie King and Queen, thousands of Give-aways on social media, and many more to come soon. In the latest of such events, the #24MPAIClearSelfie Challenge was put together by the smartphone maker on the heels of the launch of the Camon 11 and Camon 11 Pro smartphones. Following the unveiling of the premium mobile phones, TECNO promised to sponsor 4 Nigerians to experience the beauty of Dubai and Seychelles through the incredibly robust camera quality of the new smartphones. After the successfu...
Uber Driver’s Killers Arrested, Car Recovered
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Uber Driver’s Killers Arrested, Car Recovered

Two suspected robbers have been arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), for killing a UBER driver and stealing his Hyundai Elantra car. 33-year-old, Humble Peter Robert, and Gideon Achibong, were arrested on Monday 4, February 2019 at about noon in Aboki Estate, Lekki, Lagos, while removing the car parts for sale to a scrap metal dealer. Investigations by the police revealed that Robert, an ex – convict and a bus conductor, in company of three others, now at large, had three days before his arrest, conspired to hijack a UBER car and sell it off. On the said day, the quartet: Emma, David, Dolapo and Robert, at around 11:00 p.m, waved down the deceased, Sunday Obasi, in Lekki, and told him they were going to Ikate and he charged them N1,000. Before getting to their ...
Peace Mass Transit Unveils New Ultra Modern Depot At Nkpor
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Peace Mass Transit Unveils New Ultra Modern Depot At Nkpor

Residents and business people in and around the Onitsha satellite town of Nkpor, have been ecstatic over the opening of a new branch office of the Peace Mass Transit (PMT) Ltd in their neighborhood recently. The Nkpor depot, an ultra modern complex not common in the vicinity, is the latest in the series of eye popping edifies commissioned around the country by PMT, the leading mini-bus transport company in Nigeria. Operations at the new depot have since commenced, and are fully automated, according to Executive Director in charge of Operations, Collins Uche. Mr. Uche said the Nkpor depot would offer customary top-notch services to PMT customers within the Nkpor-Ogidi-Obosi axis, and save them the inconvenience of having to travel down to the Upper-Iweka, Onitsha mainland area to ...