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Willian Confirms Chelsea Exit as Arsenal Move Looms
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Willian Confirms Chelsea Exit as Arsenal Move Looms

Willian has announced he is leaving Chelsea after seven years with the club. The Brazilian confirmed his exit in an open letter to fans on Sunday. It read in part: “The time has now come to move on. I am certainly going to miss my teammates. I will miss all the staff at the club who’ve always treated me like a son and I will miss the fans. “I leave with my head held high, safe in the knowledge that I won things here and always did my best in a Chelsea shirt!” Willian is believed to have rejected a two-year contract extension with the Blues. He will now sign for their London rivals Arsenal in the coming days after the Gunners offered him a three-year deal.
Magu Went Rogue and Harassed Abdulsalami, Danjuma –  Olusegun Adeniyi Reveals
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Magu Went Rogue and Harassed Abdulsalami, Danjuma – Olusegun Adeniyi Reveals

Olusegun Adeniyi, chairman of THISDAY editorial board has narrated how the harassment of two allies of President Muhammadu Buhari without his knowledge, led to the suspension and detention of Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The former spokesman to late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua said Buhari learnt about Magu’s actions, only after they had been carried out. Adeniyi also disclosed that Former Defence Minister, Lt General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) recent visit to the villa was borne out of rage as Magu had blocked his purchase of an aircraft. Adeniyi says he also gathered that the suspended acting chairman of the anti-graft agency also ordered the raid of the residence of Abdulsalami Abubakar, a former head of state. H...
Comedian OwenGee Recreates Epic Throwback Photo of Himself and his son to Celebrate him on his 13th Birthday
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Comedian OwenGee Recreates Epic Throwback Photo of Himself and his son to Celebrate him on his 13th Birthday

Nigerian comedian, OwenGee and his son David, who clocked 13 today, June 19, have recreated an epic throwback photo they took when the latter was 1-year-old to celebrate his birthday. Sharing the photo to his Instagram page, the proud father wrote: 'David-Jean at 1year old vs David-Jean at 13 years old, we just had to recreate this iconic photo to celebrate your birthday today, happy birthday Son @davidowengee . In another post, OwenGee penned his son a heartwarming note, writing: 'Dear David @davidowengee, Today you become a teenager, A happy 13th birthday to you my Son, as you celebrate your special day today I wish you God's unstoppable blessings, abundant grace, eternal favour, unshakable Glory, wisdom, knowledge, and understanding from heaven and the blessed anointing to ach...
28-year-old Okada Rider Remanded in Prison for Defiling a 6-year-old Girl twice
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28-year-old Okada Rider Remanded in Prison for Defiling a 6-year-old Girl twice

A 28-year-old commercial motorcyclist has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 6-year-old girl at Idye village in Makurdi metropolis of Benue State. The suspect identified as Terver Awuha was accused of having carnal knowledge of the little girl twice.  It was alleged that he dragged the little girl who was sent to buy noodles by her mother on June 3, 2020 at about 7:30pm into his room, and forcefully defiled her. He repeated same act on June 5, 2020 at about 2:00pm and reportedly gave the little girl N100. Terver was thereafter arrested for committing the offence which contravened section 284 of the penal code law of Benue State 2004, after the mother of the girl filed a complaint. No plea was taken by Magistrate Isaac Ajim who ordered that the accused be re...
80-year-old Man Defiles Orphan in Yobe
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80-year-old Man Defiles Orphan in Yobe

An 80-year old man, Mohammed Bara’u of Lawan Fannami ward in Gashu’a community of Yobe State has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect who is a wood seller had been trying to lure the girl with chocolate and finally succeeded last Sunday after asking her to pick something from his room. He reportedly followed and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. He was arrested after the case was reported to the police by Bade Local Govt Shari’a Committee and some local NGOs. Medical examination conducted on the girl who lost her parents few years ago, confirmed the she was defiled. The old man who confessed to raping the little girl once, will be transferred to CID office in Damaturu on Friday June 19.
717 Rape Cases have Been Recorded from January to May 2020 – IGP Adamu Mohammed
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717 Rape Cases have Been Recorded from January to May 2020 – IGP Adamu Mohammed

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has said that 717 rape incidents have been reported to the police across the country from January-May this year alone. The IGP made this revelation while speaking with state house correspondents after himself, the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, and the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, met with President Buhari this morning over the increasing incidence of rape cases. The police chief said 799 suspects have been arrested so far, 631 cases conclusively investigated and charged to court, and 52 cases are left and under investigation. He added that the COVID19 restriction is responsible for the spike in the number of rape cases. ''We are here to brief you on sexual and gender-based violence and the action that ...
Danny Murphy Predicts how Man Utd, Arsenal will Finish This Season
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Danny Murphy Predicts how Man Utd, Arsenal will Finish This Season

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Former Liverpool star, Danny Murphy has backed Manchester United to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League when the season resumes on June 17. He also predicted that Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal would finish outside of the Champions League spot this term. Man United are currently in 5th position on the Premier League table, while Arsenal are in the 9th position. “[Manchester United forward] Marcus Rashford is the player I am most excited to see and I believe could make the biggest difference,” Murphy wrote in a column for MailSport. “If he hits the for...
23-Year-old Man Arrested for Defiling 3-year-old Girl in Ogun
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23-Year-old Man Arrested for Defiling 3-year-old Girl in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly defiling one of his neighbours' three-year-old child. The suspect, Badmus Quadri, was arrested on Thursday, June 11,  following a complaint by the mother of the victim who reported the shocking incident at Owode Egbado police station. The distraught mother told police that she saw blood in the private part of her daughter when she returned back from the market. While interrogating her daughter, the little girl revealed that it was Quadri who took her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her. Confirming the arrest, a spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeleye said: “upon the report, the DPO Owode Egbado division, SP Olabisi Elebutte, led her detectives to the area where the s...
Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands
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Over 1,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers Disappear in Netherlands

About 1,089 Nigerian asylum seekers who arrived Netherlands between last year and January this year are reportedly missing, raising serious concern in the country. The National Research Council (NRC) Handelsblad which collaborated with Lost in Europe in its June 2020 report, said the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) identified a significant number of the cases. It was further learnt that there's been a upsurge in the number of Nigerians seeking asylum in The Netherlands, with 2,461 persons recorded in 2019. While 961 of them went missing in 2019, 128 could not be accounted for in January 2020. Some of the assylum seekers reportedly returned to Nigeria or moved to Italy, but “at least 961 disappeared without a trace”. It is speculated that the missing pe...
Teyana Taylor Goes Topless as she Twins with Daughter Junie, in Epic Photo
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Teyana Taylor Goes Topless as she Twins with Daughter Junie, in Epic Photo

Teyana Taylor shared a topless photo of herself twinning with her daughter Iman "Junie" Shumpert, 4, and she accompanied it with a powerful letter to Junie. The American singer wore matching hairstyles with her daughter and they both had on black skirts and elaborate jewelry. They were also both topless. Teyana's caption reads: "A love letter to my sweet girl.....For God spoke; “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5. The innocence of your disposition proclaims the truthful characteristics of the world.   "Your curiosity breeds knowledge for you are young but not naive. You WILL TAKE A STAND. You will forever be woke. You will forever be protected. The tones of your...
Coachella 2020 Officially Cancelled
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Coachella 2020 Officially Cancelled

We all knew this was coming. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it became impossible for Coachella 2020 to hold, all we needed was an official confirmation. After initially being postponed until October, the 2020 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival has officially been canceled. The festival promoter Goldenvoice’s parent company, AEG, just made huge cuts across staff due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and statewide stay-at-home orders. On Monday, the company laid off 15 percent of its workforce, furloughed over 100 people, and instituted 20 to 50 percent pay cuts, per an internal note obtained by Billboard. Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser decided to cancel Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festival amid concerns that COVID-19 could get worse lat...
Boris Johnson Lifts the Sex ban, Frees Millions of Couples to Share Overnight Visits from Saturday
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Boris Johnson Lifts the Sex ban, Frees Millions of Couples to Share Overnight Visits from Saturday

UK prime minister, Boris Johnson has announced that from Saturday single adult households in England will be able to form a "support bubble" with another household. This means they will be able to stay overnight with their partners for the first time since the lockdown began more than 11 weeks ago. The new system of “support bubbles” will also allow single parents and isolated grandparents to go and stay with their children or have their grandchildren to stay at their own homes to help with childcare without any two-metre social distancing. The prime minister also stated that if any members of a bubble come down with coronavirus symptoms, all members of it will have to self-isolate for 14 days as per current advice. Speaking at Number 10's daily press conference, Mr Johnson...
Foreign Affairs Ministry and UN Office in Nigeria denies knowledge of Uno State of Cameroon
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Foreign Affairs Ministry and UN Office in Nigeria denies knowledge of Uno State of Cameroon

The Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Office in Nigeria have denied knowledge of the carving out of a country from Nigeria and Cameroon. The new country whose name is Uno State of Cameroon was billed for proclamation by the United Nations on July 10, 2020. In the map of the new country, Nigeria will lose 24 local councils which were said to be captured in the green tree agreement, signed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo for Nigeria and Paul Biya for Cameroun in 2006. Though some online media referenced the agreement, which gave July 10, 2020, as date for implementation, a source in the united nations has described it as false, saying he does not create countries.
I Raped 70-year-old Woman Under the Influence of Alcohol – Suspect Confesses
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I Raped 70-year-old Woman Under the Influence of Alcohol – Suspect Confesses

A 25-year-old-man, Wasiu Bankole has been arrested by the Ogun state police command for raping a 70-year-old woman at her apartment in Abule Lemode area of Ijoko at about 8pm on June 2. Ogun state police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a complaint filed by the victim at  Agbado police division. The lady said Bankole broke into her room, held her down and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her against her consent. The suspect fled after being beaten with a stick by the woman's neighbours who heard her screaming. Bankole left behind his clothes, shoes and torchlight inside the woman’s room. Oyeyemi disclosed that the suspect admitted committing the said offence but said it was under the influence of alcohol. The police spokesperson said;...
President Buhari Cancels All Appointments, Approvals Made By Abba Kyari Without His Permission
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President Buhari Cancels All Appointments, Approvals Made By Abba Kyari Without His Permission

There is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may have directed his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari to cancel all appointments and approvals made by the late Chief of staff Abba Kyari without his permission. Though no reason was given for the President’s alleged action, however, reports indicated that no less than 150 memos without the President’s authorization may have been uncovered. President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina acknowledged The Guardian’s SMS seeking clarification on the development but declined to confirm or refute the reports. He simply said, “I’ve seen your text, I’ve seen your text,” and ended the chat when our Reporter reached him again minutes later via a phone call on Sunday.
Madagascar Herbal Drugs Didn’t Come with Invoice – FG
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Madagascar Herbal Drugs Didn’t Come with Invoice – FG

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic, Boss Mustapha has denied knowledge of Madagascar demanding 170,000 Euros from the Federal Government for herbal drugs which arrived the country days ago. Mustapha who reacted to claim of the Nigerian government being asked to pay €170,000 for the Madagascar herbal mixture delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday May 16, by the visiting President of Guinea Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo, said same mixture was taken to other African countries without an invoice. According to him, when he took delivery of the sealed herbal mixture, he was not handed an invoice, which would have indicated if there was a cost. He said;   “In terms of the...
Oba of Benin Welcome Baby Boy with Second Wife
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Oba of Benin Welcome Baby Boy with Second Wife

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare II, on Monday announced the arrival of a newborn baby into the royal house. The traditional ruler, who was installed on October 20, 2016, welomed a baby boy with his second wife Princess Iyayota (Obazuwa Nerie) Oba Ewuare who disclosed this at a press briefing at his palace through the Iyase of Benin, thanked God and the ancestors for the baby, noting that mother and child are alive, hale and healthy. "By the grace of the Almighty God and the benevolence of our ancestors, the Benin Traditional Council on behalf of His Royal Majesty, Omo N' Oba N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin and the Royal Palace of Benin Kingdom, joyfully wish to announce that her Royal Highness, Queen Iyayota of Benin kindgom has been delivered of a bo...
Fashion Mogul, Mary-Kate Olsen Requests Emergency Divorce from Husband Olivier Sarkozy
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Fashion Mogul, Mary-Kate Olsen Requests Emergency Divorce from Husband Olivier Sarkozy

American fashion designer and former actress, Mary-Kate Olsen, has filed an emergency order to divorce her husband Olivier Sarkozy after five years of marriage. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, the 33-year-old fashion mogul filed for the emergency order this week after she initially signed a petition to divorce the 50-year-old French banker on April 17, 2020, but was unable to file it because courts were not accepting non-emergency filings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She's now requesting an emergency order that would allow her to file for divorce after Olivier terminated their lease without her knowledge and has requested she remove her belongings from the home by May 18. A source told E! News: "It's gotten very ugly between them," the insider reveals of Mary-Ka...
Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists
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Benue State University Student Shot Dead by Suspected Cultists

A yet-to-be identified Political Science student of the Benue State University, Makurdi, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists. The student was brutally murdered in front of the school's Main E- library, opposite College of Health Sciences on Wednesday night.   Spokesperson of the National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) Comrade Simeon AER, who confirmed the incident urged students to remain calm.   His statement below: Following the killing of a BSU student "name withheld" from political science in front of BSU main Library yesterday, 11th March 2020 and the incessant killing of students due to cult clashes especially in Benue state University Makurdi, the National union of Benue state students, national secretariat,Writes...
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Man Confesses to Raping 6 Underage Boys in Anambra

The Anambra State Police command have paraded a suspect arrested for raping some boys between the ages of 10 and 14 years in Awka, Anambra State. The suspect identified as 38-year-old Emmanuel Bassey from Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State, confessed to the sad act and also blamed his actions on demons. Parading the suspect, the state police spokesperson Haruna Mohammed said; “On February 21 at about 3:27pm, following a tip-off, police detectives attached to B’ Division Awka arrested one Emmanuel Bassey ‘m’ aged 38years of Abi LGA of Cross Rivers State but resides at Ngozika Housing Estates, Awka. “Suspect allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge against the order of nature with over six small boys of between 10 and 14 years on different occasions. "The suspec...
Senate Confirms Captain Nuhu as Director-General of NCAA
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Senate Confirms Captain Nuhu as Director-General of NCAA

The nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu as the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has been confirmed by the Nigerian Senate. Nuhu was confirmed by the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday February 18, following a report from the Senate Committee on Aviation which screened him. The committee’s chairman, Senator Smart Adeyemi (Kogi West) who presented the report said the nominee has the prerequisite knowledge and there was no petition against his nomination.
Ne-Yo Confirms Split from Wife Crystal Smith, Says they are Getting a Divorce after Four Years of Marriage
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Ne-Yo Confirms Split from Wife Crystal Smith, Says they are Getting a Divorce after Four Years of Marriage

Ne-Yo has finally confirmed that he and his wife, Crystal Smith, are no longer together and will be getting a divorce. This comes days after The Jasmine Brand broke the news that the pair have broken up after four years of marriage with two children. Speaking on the Private Talk Podcast, the singer confirmed his split from his wife saying: “It’s slowly but surely becoming public knowledge that myself and my wife have decided to go ahead and get a divorce,” “It’s not a sad thing, it’s more of a us realizing...long story short, I’m never gonna talk bad about her. I’m not that person,” Ne-Yo said. There’s nothing bad to say about her. She’s a fantastic woman. She’s the mother of my children and she’s always gonna be that.”     Neyo's interview comes just af...
Police Re-arraign Osun Cleric who allegedly Raped 16-year-old Girl
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Police Re-arraign Osun Cleric who allegedly Raped 16-year-old Girl

Habeebulah AbdulRahman (popularly known as Al-Edewy), an Osun-based Islamic cleric has been arraigned in court for the second time after allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in 2019. Though the rape victim's family opted for out of court settlement, AbdulRahman was re-arraigned in court following the pressure mounted on the police by some rights groups and the media. The suspect who claimed the female student of his Islamic school he allegedly raped was his wife upon being arrested in 2019, was arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on abduction and rape. He was accused of taking the “young girl to an unknown destination to have carnal knowledge of her and indecent assault by touching”. Premium Times reported that he was granted bail with the condition of providing a level...
Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus
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Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus

In a bid to further promote sustainable hygiene practices while increasing the knowledge of the masses as regards germs and diseases lurking around the environment, Hypo makers of the most affordable bleach in Nigeria organized a public sensitization program on the spread of coronavirus at the major Abattoir Market in Lagos State. During the public Sensitization programme at Agege Abattoir Market, The Hypo team urged the meat dealers, marketers as well as the entire public to ensure to always keep their spaces clean to ward off all germs which the ordinary eyes cannot accurately detect. Most importantly the meat dealers were urged not only to keep their equipment clean but also to take the extra pain to keep them effectively disinfected for the greater good of the society. Ably prese...
Learn To Love Despite All The Hate In The World – Toke Makinwa
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Learn To Love Despite All The Hate In The World – Toke Makinwa

Media girl, Toke Makinwa is out here, dishing out motivational and inspirational pieces for her fans and followers. The OAP took to Twitter to advise that people learn to love despite all the hate in the world. In her word: ”Pray for strength even on those days you feel strong, never stop praying to be brave, to live a life even with your shortcomings, to understand that no opportunity was lost when you gained knowledge, to trust in the timing of things and to love despite all the hate In the world.”
Trump’s Legal Team Launches All-out attack on the Bidens and Obama
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Trump’s Legal Team Launches All-out attack on the Bidens and Obama

Trump's legal legal team on Monday night opened up an all-out attack on Hunter Biden, son of former US Vice president Joe Biden and Barack Obama on the second day of its defense of the president. The defense team unleashed White House advisor Pam Bondi to accuse Hunter of cashing in on his powerful father as vice president to take on the role of a board member in a corrupt Ukrainian oil firm, even though Hunter had no previous knowledge or experience in the oil sector. Trump is being tried in the senate over allegations of abuse of power and obstruction of congress after he allegedly withdrew military aid to Ukraine in exchange for an investigation into his political rival - Joe Biden in a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukraine's president Zelensky. Trump in releasing the tr...
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Expels Cadets Found Guilty of  Misconduct
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Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Expels Cadets Found Guilty of Misconduct

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Friday January 24, announced the expulsion of some cadets found guilty of misconduct. According to NDA's Public Relations Officer Major Abubakar Abdullahi, the military academy conducts periodic dossier reviews to address cadets’ disciplinary cases. The statement read in parts; “The recently concluded dossier review resulted in the relegation and withdrawal of some cadets found wanting in discipline and general misconduct. This is in line with the NDA’s continued demonstration of its commitment to produce quality officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces and to ensure that discipline is preserved. “The exercise which is in line with provisions of the cadets’ hand book on discipline and General Administration 2018 (revised) and Armed Forces Act...
Bolt Introduces Tricycle Category in Uyo
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Bolt Introduces Tricycle Category in Uyo

Bolt, the leading on-demand transportation platform in Europe and Africa, has today introduced tricycle hailing service in Uyo. It is the first alternative vehicle category besides cars that Bolt has launched in West Africa. Femi Akin-Laguda, Bolt Country Manager for Nigeria, said: “At Bolt, we will continue to find innovative ways to cater to local demand for popular services. We are thrilled to introduce the tricycle service in Uyo. We believe that it resonates well with the culture in this city and that this category will provide an easy and affordable transportation option for trips around Uyo. We have already built the biggest ride-sharing platform in Nigeria for cars and the knowledge we have gained in that endeavour gives us a significant advantage in taking on the uni...
ABU Chancellor Wades Into VC Selection Crisis
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ABU Chancellor Wades Into VC Selection Crisis

The Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe has waded into the crisis over the selection of a new Vice Chancellor of the institution. The Chancellor in a letter to the federal ministry of education and National Universities Commission, NUC, urged them to take urgent steps towards resolving the impasse. He explained in a letter to the Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, that the impasse was already common knowledge and could seriously dislocate the peaceful working of the institution. The Chancellor noted that with the interview of candidates already scheduled for January 21 and 23 and a Governing Council meeting for January 23 for a final decision, there is the need to act immediately. The letter reads, “If the Hon....
US Unsuccessfully Targeted Another Iranian Military Official On Same Day Soleimani Was Killed
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US Unsuccessfully Targeted Another Iranian Military Official On Same Day Soleimani Was Killed

On the same night the US military killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, they unsuccessfully targeted another senior Iranian military official in Yemen, according to a US official with knowledge of the events and another source familiar. The sources would not give any details about the mission or how the US had attempted to carry it out. The US official said to the best of their knowledge there is no broader operation to decapitate the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds force leadership at this time. In a statement to CNN, Pentagon spokeswoman Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich acknowledged seeing the report but declined to offer any additional information. "We have seen the report of a January 2 airstrike in Yemen, which is long-understood as a safe space for terrorists and oth...
NNLO Reacts as Nigerian Coach Dies
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NNLO Reacts as Nigerian Coach Dies

The Management of the Nigeria Nationwide League One (NLO), on Tuesday, decried the sudden demise of Lobi Stars Head Coach, Solomon Ogbeide. It will be recalled that Ogbeide died on Monday morning after he slumped and was rushed to a nearby hospital. He was declared dead on arrival by a doctor on duty. A director in NNLO Management Board, Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the news of Ogbeide’s demise came to the management as ‘a great shock.’ Amaraizu said that Ogbeide had been one of the coaches that had raised the standard of Nigerian football league in recent years. ‘‘It is quite unfortunate he left us at a time his experience and sound tactical knowledge of football matches are needed the most. ‘‘For some years now, he had been exceptional ...
Pastor Giwa Speaks on Pastors Buying Private Jets
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Pastor Giwa Speaks on Pastors Buying Private Jets

The Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Nigeria, Pastor Adewale Giwa has advised pastors who own private jets, to sell them and use the proceeds to support the poor. Giwa stated this in a statement to DAILY POST on Monday, and backed his assertion with the Biblical passage about the ‘Rich and the Kingdom of God’. The clergyman insisted that it would be difficult for pastors who gather treasures on earth to make heaven. “The young rich man who came to meet Jesus in Matthew chapter 19 said he had fulfilled all the commandments of God. But, Jesus replied him to go sell his possessions to the poor so as to have treasure in heaven. In Vs 22, the young man went away sad because he had great wealth. “Nobody i...
Man in Trouble for Taking Up-skirt Photos of Woman on Queue
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Man in Trouble for Taking Up-skirt Photos of Woman on Queue

A man caught taking up-skirt photos of woman on queue at a train station, has been arrested and charged to court. Neil Abbott, 32, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in England to admit outraging public decency after snapping the woman while she was queuing for food. He however claimed that the other 30 similar photos found on his mobile phone, were taken by someone else. Abbott insisted he had downloaded the others because he got a kick from looking at them. Jennifer Fadaka, prosecuting, said: ‘On the 25 August 2018 the complainant was in the queue at Mi Casa at Liverpool Street Station after a night out. ‘An eyewitness saw the defendant approach the complainant, place his phone under her skirt and take a photo without her knowledge. ‘The witness ...
FG Approves N5.5bn to Train 12,000 Unemployed Youths
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FG Approves N5.5bn to Train 12,000 Unemployed Youths

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N5.6bn for the training of 12,000 unemployed youth in the country under the N-Power social intervention programme. The approval was granted today April 3rd during the FEC meeting presided over by President Buhari at the presidential Villa, Abuja. Briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, said the youth would be selected from the six geo-political zones of the country. According to Udoma, the training which will last for nine months, will enable the beneficiaries assemble, repair and maintain electronic products such as mobile phones, competing devices, among others. Udoma, said the programme was open to all unemployed youth, irrespective of their edu...
Pogba’s Secret Discussion With Zidane Over Real Madrid Move Revealed
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Pogba’s Secret Discussion With Zidane Over Real Madrid Move Revealed

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has told the club to pursue a deal for Paul Pogba, after the Manchester United midfielder made it clear he is ready to embark on a new challenge, Marca reports. Zidane returned to the Bernabeu at the start of March and has been promised a huge summer transfer kitty, to turn Real back into Champions League contenders again. The Frenchman has long been a fan of compatriot Pogba and tried to sign him during his first reign in charge of Real, back in 2016, but he opted to return to Old Trafford instead. It is now believed that Zidane and Pogba have spoken about working together and the player has expressed his eagerness to join. Although Real bosses fear a deal for Pogba will be extremely difficult, Zidane’s willingness to pursue him is bas...
Buhari mourns literary Icon, Gabriel Okara
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Buhari mourns literary Icon, Gabriel Okara

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday, the president extended his condolences to the Okara family. President Buhari also condoled with the government and people of Bayelsa, the literary community and all who drank from the writer’s fountain of knowledge. dly known as the ‘‘founder of Modern African literature’’ would be fondly remembered for his immense contributions to the development of African literature, drawing on experience from his native Ijaw language. The President extolled the “great story-teller whose powerful use of imagery and symbolism in his literary writings helped the world to appreciate and understand the richness, complexities and uniqueness of the African heritage and culture.’’ President Buhari pra...
Mr Eazi Apologizes to Fans as He Postpones Canada Shows
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Mr Eazi Apologizes to Fans as He Postpones Canada Shows

Mr Eazi has announced the postponement of his shows which were scheduled to take place this March in Canada. The Nigerian singer took to social media to apologize to his fans for the change in plans which is due to visa issues he’s having. Mr Eazi wrote: MARCH DATES For US & Canada Postponed – You, the fans, have and always will be the most important people in my career as an artist. It is with you in mind that I make this frustrating and disappointing decision, to postpone and reschedule the MARCH DATES on my Life Is Eazi – Vol 2, North American Tour. Whilst i Anticipate my visa to be issued anytime now, i do not know for certain when this will happen It is this uncertainty that has created so much frustration & Led to this very last minute announcement. Some of ...
Buhari cannot decide next Senate President – Tony Momoh
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Buhari cannot decide next Senate President – Tony Momoh

Former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot interfere in choosing the leadership positions of the incoming 9th National Assembly. Prince Momoh, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, said that it was unfair for anybody to try to decide for the legislative arm of government the leaders it will choose, as they were an independent arm of government as stipulated by the constitution. “President Buhari clearly knows that the three arms of government all have their operating manual and as such, he doesn’t want to interfere. Some people do not really know that Buhari operates by the book. “He has clear knowledge that the constitution is a compilation of delegated powers. “He knows what his powers are and what the limi...
#BBNaija Reunion: Leo, Cee-c, Alex, Anto, Rico Swavey and Others talk about Life after Big Brother Nigeria
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#BBNaija Reunion: Leo, Cee-c, Alex, Anto, Rico Swavey and Others talk about Life after Big Brother Nigeria

#DoubleWahalaReloaded – That is the tag of the Big Brother Naija Double Wahala housemates reunion show which started on Monday 18th March 2019. So far 10 out of the 20 ex-housemates have introduced themselves and discuss how life has been outside after the show. The 10 housemates that have introduced themselves are: Alex Unusual Alex reveals that the fame she got from the show has really helped her a lot as she is now into modelling and she also gets movie roles. She further said she also does some writing. “Life after Big Brother has been daring. It’s been from one lesson to another. Initially, I was scared of growing up, but with this fame, I had to grow up by force. I made it a duty to always be a better version on myself every day.” Alex Unusual Leo Dasilva Leo...
Man Rapes his Cousin’s Girlfriend Three Times
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Man Rapes his Cousin’s Girlfriend Three Times

A middle-aged man has been arrested after forcefully having the carnal knowledge of his cousin’s girlfriend in Osubi, Delta State. The victim was visiting her boyfriend, today, but only met the suspect at home. She was, however, waiting for her lover’s arrival when his cousin brought out a knife and threatened to stab her to death if not allowed to have his way. He eventually succeeded in defiling her three times and later demanded to know her account balance, which she told him was N5,000. The suspect then matched her down to an ATM booth. Meanwhile, on getting there, the man waited outside while the victim went in to make the withdrawal and that was when she leveraged on the opportunity to raise an alarm which led to his arrest.
Man Arrested for Raping 14-year-old Girl With Down Syndrome
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Man Arrested for Raping 14-year-old Girl With Down Syndrome

The police in Ogun state have arrested 25-year-old Seyi Ajiboye, pictured above, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl who is suffering down syndrome. A statement issued by the state police command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the victim was returning from church when the suspect lured her into his room and defiled her. Her parents noticed something unsettling about her and after some questions, she informed them of what the suspect had done to her. “The victim complained that while she was coming from a church service at Oluwalogbon street Abule Ijoko, the suspect who resides in the area lured her into his room, forcefully removed her underwear and had carnal knowledge of her without her consent. He increased the volume of his radio making it impossible for people arou...
Twitter User Tries to Rain on a Woman’s Parade by Sharing Photo of Her in a Bus After She Celebrated Buying a New Car
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Twitter User Tries to Rain on a Woman’s Parade by Sharing Photo of Her in a Bus After She Celebrated Buying a New Car

A woman took to Twitter to celebrate after she bought a new car. But a man who boarded the same bus with her earlier in the day released a photo of her in the bus in an attempt to shame her and accuse her of lying. @omohtee12, or Jesus Baby, shared a photo of herself leaning against her new car with the caption, "Thankful". Soon after she shared the photo, @ItsAlhaji who boarded the same bus with her earlier in the day and even took a photo of her in the bus without her knowledge, took to Twitter to share the photo while mocking her. He wrote: "Someone I still entered danfo with today has bought crosstour on twitter, God is this a sign? ?"   The male Twitter user narrated how he was in a bus and saw Twitter use...
France 2019: FIFA, CAF Hold Integrity Workshop in Cairo
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France 2019: FIFA, CAF Hold Integrity Workshop in Cairo

World football-governing body, FIFA and its African confederation, CAF recently at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt hosted the first Regional Integrity Workshop on the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup finals (France 2019). The interactive workshop, attended by integrity officers of nine Member Associations of FIFA across three confederations, was the first of a planned three sessions ahead of the finals in France, with two more scheduled to be co-hosted by CONCACAF and the Spanish Football Association this month. The Nigeria Football Federation was one of the nine Member Associations represented in Cairo, with its integrity officer, Barrister Okey Obi, making a presentation on integrity matters in Nigerian Football. There were presentations, group discussions and...
I Hope We Appreciate Goodluck Now – Toke Makinwa on Nigeria’s Election
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I Hope We Appreciate Goodluck Now – Toke Makinwa on Nigeria’s Election

Popular Nigerian OAP, Toke Makinwa, while reacting to the election violence that is being reported in some states of the nation, has said she hopes Nigerians can appreciate Goodluck Jonathan, the former president. According to her, she is even getting tired of praying to God about Nigeria and all her problems. She also added that Lagos is no mans land as every tribe contributes to development of the mega city. Read her tweets; Ballot box snatching, burning down election materials cos you are dissatisfied it’s not going in your Favor is weak! If you lose, lose with some dignity, I hope we all appreciate Goodluck now. Sighhhhh “My people perish for lack of knowledge”, in the case of Nigeria it is not lack of knowledge but “Poverty”…. Poverty of the mind is the worst kind. God...
Kenya Court Postpones Ruling On Homosexuality Laws
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Kenya Court Postpones Ruling On Homosexuality Laws

Kenya’s High Court has postponed a ruling on whether to scrap laws which criminalize homosexuality, citing a heavy case load. Friday’s announcement of a delay was met with dismay by Kenya’s LGBT community and their allies, who have been anxiously awaiting a ruling on the petition, which was filed three years ago. Chacha Mwita, one of the judges, said the files are above his height, adding that one of his colleagues was on leave and other members of the three-judge bench were juggling multiple cases. Chacha Mwita set the decision for May 24. “We plan to meet in April if all goes well and see whether we can come up with a decision. You do not appreciate what the judges are going through.” Gay rights organisations are asking the court to scrap two sections of the penal code that cr...
Jussie Smollett Staged Attack: Donald Trump Jr Reacts
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Jussie Smollett Staged Attack: Donald Trump Jr Reacts

Donald Trump Jr has reacted after fresh police reports revealed that Jussie Smollett might have staged his alleged homophobic attack. According to new facts, empire star, Jussie Smollett reportedly paid two men to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month. Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo agreed to cooperate with authorities after detectives confronted them with evidence that they bought the rope allegedly used in an attack that Smollett described to police as laced with racial and homophobic slurs. According to two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation who spoke to CNN, he actor paid two brothers to stage an attack against him, directed them to buy items used in the alleged assault and rehearsed it with them. The men, who are brothers,...
‘I Withdrew From The Race to Uphold My Core Value” – Oby Ezekwesili Replies Twitter User As She Reacts to Election Postponement
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‘I Withdrew From The Race to Uphold My Core Value” – Oby Ezekwesili Replies Twitter User As She Reacts to Election Postponement

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN,Oby Ezekwesiliwho backed out from the 2019 presidential race has again stated that she withdrew from the race to uphold her Core Values and didn't let the country down. The former Education minister had taken to Twitter to react to the postponement of the presidential election and poor treatment of Corpers across the country when a Twitter user attacked her for letting the country down. While responding to the Twitter user, she wrote: 'Ha, my dear young one, this  your tweet is neither based on knowledge nor facts o. I withdrew from the race to uphold my Core Values. That’s not “a let down of my country” o, except of course in the eyes of those people who do not care for the Values that I hold dear and li...
Jesus Christ Started Plastic Surgery’ – Actress Nana Frema Koranteng Says
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Jesus Christ Started Plastic Surgery’ – Actress Nana Frema Koranteng Says

Ghanaian songstress and actress, Nana Frema Koranteng, claims Jesus Christ was one of the first people to perform a "plastic surgery" during his time on earth. In a recent interview with Ghana's Neat FM, Koranteng admitted to having undergone surgery to gain a curvy shape. According to her, there is northing wrong with people making changes with their body. Reacting to the belief that people who go in for plastic surgery have committed a grievous sin and will end up in hell, Koanteng said the belief is a flawed one as Jesus Christ was the first to perform plastic surgery on a human being. Quoting the scripture from Luke 22:51, Korateng said "Jesus Christ did a plastic surgery. Somebody’s ears were cut off and he fixed it. It was surgery. God is the one who has given doctors the k...
44-year-old Man Arrested for Defiling Minor in Ogun
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44-year-old Man Arrested for Defiling Minor in Ogun

A 44-year-old man identified as, Rafiu Moruf, has been arrested by the police for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl in Ogun state. The suspect was arrested following a complaint by the mother of the victim who reported that she noticed an unusual behavior from her daughter which prompted her to closely examine the girl. She was said to have further stated that on close examination, she noticed semen in her private part and on questioning the girl, she revealed to her how the suspect took her into his room and had carnal knowledge of her. Ogun State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said upon the report, the DPO Idiroko, CSP Amodu Aloko, led detectives to the suspect’s house where he was arrested. He said on interrogation, the suspect confesse...