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WTA Suspends Tennis Tournaments in China Over Peng Shuai Case
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WTA Suspends Tennis Tournaments in China Over Peng Shuai Case

The Women's Tennis Association has announced "immediate suspension of all tournaments in China" amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. The safety of Peng Shuai has become a matter of international concern after she made sexual assault allegations against a former China vice-premier Zhang Gaoli a month ago. Immediately after her allegations which trended on Chinese social media site, Weibo, she went 'missing' while the Chinese government wiped off every trace of her allegations from social media platforms in China. Later in November she appeared at a dinner with friends and at a children's tennis tournament in Beijing and photographs and videos were published by Chinese state media journalists. But the international community still doubts her safety. On Wednesda...
Trey Songz Involved in Sexual Assault Investigation in Las Vegas
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Trey Songz Involved in Sexual Assault Investigation in Las Vegas

R&B/hip-hop star, Trey Songz is reportedly under investigation after claims of sexual assault over the weekend at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Songz -Tremaine Aldon Neverson, 37,  was in Las Vegas over the weekend to celebrate his birthday. On Sunday November 28, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received "a report of a sexual assault incident alleged to have occurred at a hotel in the 3700 block of South Las Vegas Boulevard," a spokesperson for the department said in a statement to PEOPLE. The reported incident involved the singer, whose legal name is Tremaine Neverson, according to police. The department's sex crimes division is investigating. "Neverson is cooperating with the investigation. At this time, no arrests have been made," the statement conclude...
Woman who accused Teju Pretty of squatting in her house is called out by the real house owner as she comes to Teju’s defence
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Woman who accused Teju Pretty of squatting in her house is called out by the real house owner as she comes to Teju’s defence

Kim, the woman who alleged that Teju Pretty squatted in her house and tried to steal her man, has been called out by the 'real house owner' who spoke up to defend Teju. Kim had gone online to claim that Instagram model, Teju Pretty, squatted in her house in Dubai with no plans of leaving. She also alleged that Teju was owing the hotel where she previously stayed and she paid for it on Teju's behalf. She went on to share a screenshot of messages purportedly sent by Teju to beg her for money. However, a woman named Judith Pascal has come out to claim that she's the real owner of the house and Kim came into her house to film Teju. She added that Kim was squatting in her house yet came online to call out Teju. Judith asked what Teju Pretty eve...
Wife of former Hillsong Pastor who was sacked for sexual abuse, suffering from PTSD and depression
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Wife of former Hillsong Pastor who was sacked for sexual abuse, suffering from PTSD and depression

Laura Lentz, wife of disgraced former Hillsong pastor Carl Lentz has said that she is suffering from PTSD and depression. Her 43-year-old husband Carl was fired from the evangelical megachurch last November. At the time, the celebrity pastor who baptized Justin Bieber admitted he had been unfaithful to Laura, to whom he has been married since 2003. Laura who also worked at Hillsong, was similarly fired from the megachurch. Amid scandals surrounding the couple, including sexual abuse allegations levelled against her famous husband, 43-year-old Laura penned an emotional Instagram post on Thursday claiming she is experiencing anxiety and depression She wrote; “It may not mean much to you but this past year was a doozy for our family. “I have ...
EFCC grills former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion, over fraud allegations
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EFCC grills former Edo state governor, Lucky Igbinedion, over fraud allegations

Lucky Igbinedion, a former governor of Edo state, has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations bordering on diversion of public funds amounting to about N1.6 billion. According to The Cable, Igbinedion arrived at the anti-graft headquarters in Abuja on Thursday afternoon, November 11, for questioning and remained in EFCC custody till past midnight. Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, who confirmed that Igbinedion was in the custody of the agency, didn’t give further details on why the former governor was invited. Igbinedion served as governor of Edo from 1999 to 2007. However, not long after he left office, he was prosecuted by the EFCC over allegations of corruption. In December 2008, a federal high court in Enugu fined the former Edo...
Settlement talks between Texans’ Deshaun Watson and the 22 women suing him for sexual misconduct ‘break down’ as the plaintiffs refuse nondisclosure agreements
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Settlement talks between Texans’ Deshaun Watson and the 22 women suing him for sexual misconduct ‘break down’ as the plaintiffs refuse nondisclosure agreements

Settlement talks between Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and the 22 women suing him for sexual misconduct 'break down' has broken down because his attorneys insisted the plaintiffs sign nondisclosure agreements. 'In what was submitted to us, there were nondisclosure agreements and many of the women pushed back on those,' the plaintiffs' attorney, Tony Buzbee, told Houston's Fox 26. Although Buzbee changed the language in the nondisclosure proposal 'substantially,' he said Watson's stipulation was ultimately a 'deal breaker.' 'There were still some women who said, ''I'm never going to sign that,''' said Buzbee, who has since confirmed his quotes to DailyMail.com. In March and April, Watson was accused of forcing women to perform oral sex on him, disrobing and forcibl...
Oye Kyme apologizes to Bobrisky after her near-death experience and and the crossdresser responds
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Oye Kyme apologizes to Bobrisky after her near-death experience and and the crossdresser responds

Bobrisky's former PA,  Oye Kyme, has apologized to the crossdresser for calling him out publicly. Weeks ago, Oye took to Instagram to leak secrets about Bobrisky which she claims she was privy to from her time working with the crossdresser. The most scandalous allegation she made was that Bobrisky had an affair with Mompha. Bobrisky and Mompha have both denied this. Last week, Oye revealed she tested positive for Covid-19 and days later, a friend of Oye's claimed she was unconscious. Bobrisky put their differences aside to wish her a quick recovery. Oye has now returned to Instagram to apologize to Bobriksy. She shared a screenshot of a private message she sent to Bobrisky and the response she got. Oye then advised her followers to try to be on good terms wit...
Met Police constable charged with rape after sex attack in the City of London
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Met Police constable charged with rape after sex attack in the City of London

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with rape. PC Adam Zaman, 28, who is based on the East Area Command Unit, was charged by the City of London Police on Wednesday October 27. He has been remanded in custody after appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The charge relates to an incident which is alleged to have occurred in the City of London on the evening of Sunday, October 24 when Pc Zaman was off duty, the Met said. The force's Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed and Pc Zaman has been suspended. Detective Chief Superintendent Paul Trevers, policing commander for the East Area Command Unit, said: 'I recognise that the public will be concerned to hear that a serving police officer has been charged with such a serious offence. ...
Igboho is on terrorism link but Gumi and his bandit brothers are not – Eedris Abdulkareem
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Igboho is on terrorism link but Gumi and his bandit brothers are not – Eedris Abdulkareem

Veteran singer, Eedris Abdulkareem, has reacted to claims made by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, that Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Ighoho, has a link with a convicted Boko haram sponsor. Abubakar made this allegation during a press conference in Abuja on Friday, October 22. Reacting to the development via his Instagram page this afternoon, Eedris opined that Kanu, Sowore, and Igboho have all been linked to terrorism but Islamic leric Sheik Gumi who has repeatedly made a case for an amnesty to be granted to bandits, hasn't been linked to terrorism. See his post below...
End SARS: Nigerian govt receives final reports from 11 states
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End SARS: Nigerian govt receives final reports from 11 states

The Federal Government says 11 out of 28 states have submitted their respective final reports of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the 2020 EndSARS protest and its aftermath. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja at a media briefing on the first anniversary of the EndSARS protest and the purported Lekki tollgate massacre. Mohammed said the states which had submitted the report to the National Economic Council (NEC) were Abia, Ekiti, Enugu, Gombe, Kwara, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Plateau, and Rivers. DAILY POST reports that NEC is the nation’s highest economic decision-making body presided over by the Vice President with all the state governors and selected ministers in attendance. It also reports that the judicial ...
Pregnant teacher, 41, arrested after ‘making sex tape with 15-year-old student’
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Pregnant teacher, 41, arrested after ‘making sex tape with 15-year-old student’

A pregnant Miami teacher has been arrested for having an affair with a 15-year-old student and making a sex tape with the student.   Teacher Heiry Calvi, 41, was arrested on Thursday, October 7. She was released from jail on Saturday, October 9, after posting bail. She is accused of having sex with the 15-year-old boy last year and earlier this year, after "growing close" to him at the John I. Smith K-8 Center in Miami.     She allegedly sent him explicit photos over WhatsApp and he is said to have shown other kids videos of them having sex, which prompted a police investigation.   Police say Calvi also gave the boy one of her credit cards and that the pair attended parties together, but told other guests they were aunt and nephew. Police ...
Met police discontinues probe into Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse allegations
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Met police discontinues probe into Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse allegations

The Met Police has dropped its investigation into Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein. Authorities took the decision after speaking with accuser Virginia Roberts. The force  decided to take no further action over her allegation that she was trafficked to London as a 17-year-old and forced to have sex with Andrew. Scotland Yard has also decided to take no further action over claims that billionaire financier Epstein groomed and abused other young women in Britain. The Duke of York, 61, is facing a civil lawsuit in the US after Miss Roberts accused him of 'rape in the first degree', and said she was abused by him in London after a visit to Tramp nightclub in Mayfair. Andrew has always vehemently denied the claims and his legal team is seeking to get...
Brymo will have an opportunity to substantiate his claims with proof in court. 2Baba will not dissipate energy engaging Brymo in media exchanges – 2Face’s management releases statement
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Brymo will have an opportunity to substantiate his claims with proof in court. 2Baba will not dissipate energy engaging Brymo in media exchanges – 2Face’s management releases statement

2Face's management, Now Muzik has released a statement following singer, Brymo's reaction to being served court papers over the allegation he levelled against the veteran singer. Recall that 2Face had threatened to file a N1 billion defamation lawsuit against his colleague, Brymo, if he fails to apologize over claims of 2Face accusing him of sleeping with his wife and arranging for him to be assaulted. Brymo who was given 48 hours to apologize over the allegation, had asked his colleague to go to court as he will be standing by his claims. He also told 2Face to "stay at home" because his reign is over. Reacting to this, 2Face's management stated that it is up to fans to decide if the veteran singer's reign is over, or if it is Brymo's turn to ascend to the They stressed that Brym...
Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation
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Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation

Dundee United have passed their findings to Police Scotland after completing their own internal investigation into the alleged racist abuse of midfielder Jeando Fuchs by a Ross County supporter. The Cameroonian claimed the incident occurred as he celebrated United's winning goal at Tannadice last Saturday. At full-time, manager Tam Courts held up a 'Show Racism the Red Card' t-shirt in front of the visiting County fans. Ross County were adamant there was no racial abuse, with manager Malky Mackay and chief executive Stephen Ferguson both saying that United stewards in the stand had confirmed none had taken place. However, United have issued an update after carrying out their own "rigorous" inquiry this week. A statement on their website read: "Dundee United have completed a r...
S*x is the last thing you can use to shut me up with. When it comes to being decent, I’m on top 10 – Actress Moyo Lawal reacts to allegation of her lifestyle being bankrolled by a politician
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S*x is the last thing you can use to shut me up with. When it comes to being decent, I’m on top 10 – Actress Moyo Lawal reacts to allegation of her lifestyle being bankrolled by a politician

Actress Moyo Lawal has debunked allegation of her lifestyle being bankrolled by a politician. In a video she shared on Instagram, the actress noted that sex is the last thing one can use to shut her up and she has sacrificed a lot for anyone to do that. Reiterating that she is more decent and has self control than most regular girls and even some married women, Moyo also added that she has had years where she abstained from sex completely. Stressing that she is single and at liberty to do anything, she however told those making such claims to stick to the truth. Moyo wrote;   this rubbish go in silence and said no to too many hawt toasters, ask about me ….. ….. …. ….. just so we are clear …. ……. …… …. I am single, hence at liberty to do anything I want but please l...
DaddyFreeze responds after actress Sonia Ogiri attacked him for berating Brymo
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DaddyFreeze responds after actress Sonia Ogiri attacked him for berating Brymo

OAP DaddyFreeze and actress Sonia Ogiri clashed on IG today October 5 after the former berated singer Brymo for calling his senior colleague, 2Face Idibia, out on social media. Brymo in a Twitter thread alleged that some time ago, 2face Idibia accused him of sleeping with his wife, Annie. Freeze in a post shared on his Instagram page said Brymo shouldn't have made the allegation public. According to him, the timing for Brymo's calling out was not right. ''Brymo, in my humble opinion, saying this is wrong… haba.. And the timing too, these people have gone through a lot… I’m not saying you shouldn’t speak your truth, it’s just better to let certain dogs lie, and kicking a man when he is down is also not right.'' Sonia felt his post was unnecessary as he doesn't have the right ...
I won’t stoop so low to reply commoners – James Brown says as he reacts to allegation of stealing from a lady at Cubana club
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I won’t stoop so low to reply commoners – James Brown says as he reacts to allegation of stealing from a lady at Cubana club

Cross-dresser, Jame Brown has reacted to allegation of stealing from a lady at Cubana club with two friends. In a video he shared on Snapchat, the cross-dresser stated that he won't stoop so low to address a '''commoner'' as the guy behind the claim is a clout chaser, according to James. James Brown also warned his fans and loved ones against believing what they see on social media. He further stated that he is not listening to what his accuser is saying about him. Watch the video below......................
Six recent controversies that shook Nigerian entertainment industry
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Six recent controversies that shook Nigerian entertainment industry

The Nigerian entertainment industry has been engulfed with controversies that shocked fans and made headlines in the past few months. From divorces to allegation of cheating, fights among celebrities, and rape scandal, controversies continue to sell the industry. Celebrities are susceptible to controversy, either through their recklessness or from just being famous. DAILY POST highlights six recent controversial news that made headlines and shook the industry. 1. Annie Idibia and Tuface marriage crisis Fans of legendary singer, Tuface Idibia were utterly shocked on September 3rd as Annie Idibia called out her husband on social media for sleeping at his ex-lover, Pero’s house, thereby disrespecting her and their marriage. This escalated quickly as Tuface’ brother, Charles ...
“This thing never happened” Bobrisky finally clears Mompha’s name following allegations they had a sexual relationship
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“This thing never happened” Bobrisky finally clears Mompha’s name following allegations they had a sexual relationship

Bobrisky has gone on Instagram Live to dispute the allegation that he and BDC operator, Mompha, had a sexual relationship. The allegation was made by Oye Kyme, Bobrisky's former PA. Mompha initially pleaded with Bobrisky to debunk the allegations but this led to a war of words as Bobrisky refused to do so in voice notes exchanged between them . Bobrisky has now cleared Mompha's name during an Instagram Live interview Freeze held with Bob and Mompha. "This thing never happened," Bobrisky said during the interview. Watch below.
Voicenotes of Mompha and Bobrisky trading words following allegations that they dated
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Voicenotes of Mompha and Bobrisky trading words following allegations that they dated

  Mompha and Bobrisky got into a heated argument after Bob's former PA, Oye, alleged that they dated, and voicenotes of the argument has been shared online. The war of words started when Mompha sent Bobrisky a message, asking the crossdresser to debunk the claim made by his former PA that they were f***ing. He said he's a married man and doesn't need such scandal. This didn't go down well with Bob and they started trading words. Mompha shared the voicenotes to dispute claims he's dating Bobrisky. He also further threatened to find Oye and make her pay for the allegation. "Rubbish and fake news, Oye Kyme you will hear from me soon," Mompha wrote.   Listen to the voicenotes here.  ...
“I’m a married man and I Don’t do Gays” Mompha Reacts to Allegations he Dated Bobrisky as he Threatens to Sue Bob’s Former PA, Oye
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“I’m a married man and I Don’t do Gays” Mompha Reacts to Allegations he Dated Bobrisky as he Threatens to Sue Bob’s Former PA, Oye

Mompha has denied having a sexual relationship with Bobrisky. Bobrisky's former PA,  Oye Kyme,  went on her Instagram Stories to spill some "secrets" about Bobrisky from her time working with the crossdresser. One of the "secrets" she spilled was that Bobrisky and Mompha dated, an allegation she didn't provide evidence to back (read here). Mompha responded by sending Direct Messages to Oye to confront her. He then shared screenshots of his chat with Oye as he denied the allegation and threatened to sue her. Oye is from Ivory Coast. She gained prominence when Bobrisky brought her to Nigeria to serve as his PA after she got a tattoo of him. See Mompha's response below.
Bobrisky’s ex-PA, Oye, reacts as Mompha threatens to sue her for alleging he and the crossdresser dated
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Bobrisky’s ex-PA, Oye, reacts as Mompha threatens to sue her for alleging he and the crossdresser dated

Oye Kyme has reacted after Mompha threatened to sue her for claiming he and Bobrisky had a sexual relationship. The Ivorian, who was Bobrisky's PA until they fell out, had made the claim on her Instagram Stories. Mompha didn't take it lying down and he hit back. Oye has now locked her Instagram account following the backlash from her allegation. In one post, she wrote: "I don get problems ooh echoke." Mompha has told her that even if she makes her Instagram account private, she can't run from the consequences of her actions.
Lady accused of leaking voice note of Prince Kpokpogri allegedly gloating over his sexcapades while dating Tonto Dikeh, drags friend
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Lady accused of leaking voice note of Prince Kpokpogri allegedly gloating over his sexcapades while dating Tonto Dikeh, drags friend

Teddylicious, the lady accused of leaking a voice note of Prince Kpokpogri allegedly gloating over his sexcapades while dating Tonto Dikeh, has slammed her friend Merit Gold over the allegation made yesterday. LIB reported that Merit had accused Teddylicious of stealing the voice note from her phone and leaking it even though it was a private discussion. She also claimed that Kpokpogri used her and allegedly told that he is with the actress to get famous. Defending herself, Teddylicious stated that Merit was making a false claim. Wondering why someone will record a call without an ulterior motive, Teddy also maintained that what Kpokpogri allegedly told them was that he is having issues with Tonto Dikeh because she has refused to stop smoking. Alleging that Merit is lookin...
Enugu govt suspends Igbo-Etiti monarch over demolition of visually impaired man’s building
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Enugu govt suspends Igbo-Etiti monarch over demolition of visually impaired man’s building

The Enugu State government has announced the immediate suspension of the recognition of Igwe Christopher Everestus Okwor as the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Autonomous Community in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of the state. The suspension, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr. Charles C. O. Egumgbe, “is in the interest of peace, order and good governance and in compliance with Section (10b) of the Traditional Rulers Law, Cap 151, Revised Laws of Enugu State, 2004”. Dr. Egumgbe, in the statement, told Igwe Okwor that “your Community is presently in turmoil due to wanton destruction of property and threat to lives of the members of the community”. The Chieftaincy Commissioner, who disclosed that Igwe Okwor’s letter of recognition MCM/CM/...
BBNaija: Pere reacts as Saga calls him instigator
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BBNaija: Pere reacts as Saga calls him instigator

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ housemate, Pere has reacted to allegations of being called an instigator. Biggie on Thursday showed the housemates a video clip of Saga and Nini gossiping about Pere. Saga had said Pere is an instigator and always trying to trigger Nini. Shocked by the allegation, Pere told Cross and Yousef that those who call him an instigator are themselves instigators. According to him, their opinions were frivolous and if it is not constructive criticism, he tosses them away. “People who accuse people of being an instigator, are themselves instigators. Moreover, I don’t give life to people’s opinions unless it’s constructive criticism and not frivolous criticism
Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers
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Abuja: Police drag man to court for insulting officers

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arraigned Lekan Sebanjo before a Karu Grade 1 Area Court on Friday for allegedly insulting officers on duty. The defendant was accused of obstructing public servants in the discharge of their functions. The 28-year-old, who resides at Jikwoyi on the outskirts of Abuja, denied the allegation. The prosecutor, Ayotunde Adeyanju, told the court that Sebanjo committed the offence on August 15. Adeyanju recalled that policemen led by ASP Bukar Mohammed intercepted an offender and his vehicle. “From nowhere, Sebanjo came out to rain insults on the police operatives thereby obstructing them from discharging their functions,’’ he said. Adeyanju added that the offence contravened provisions of the Penal Code. The ju...
Our marriage was one plaqued with lots of issues which led to a paternity test that revealed our first son isn’t mine – OAP Nedu says as denies ex-wife’s domestic abuse allegation
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Our marriage was one plaqued with lots of issues which led to a paternity test that revealed our first son isn’t mine – OAP Nedu says as denies ex-wife’s domestic abuse allegation

Media personality, Nedu has reacted to his ex-wife, Uzoamaka Ohiri's allegation of domestic violence. LIB reported earlier that the couple got married in 2013, but their marriage crashed in 2018 after they had three kids. Few hours after Annie Idibia called out her husband, 2face, on Instagram, Uzoamaka took to same platform to call out Nedu for an alleged domestic violence while they were married. She also accused him of battering her few weeks after she had a caesarean operation. Reacting to this, the media personality stated that he does not support or encourage any form of domestic violence whether targeted at a woman or man. Nedu who maintained that "he has never been one to physically violate any body including his ex-wife", noted that their marriage was plagued with ...
Plateau: Irigwe people not behind Rukuba road killings – Monarch
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Plateau: Irigwe people not behind Rukuba road killings – Monarch

The Brra Nggwe Rigwe, Ronku Aka, has said the Irigwe people were not behind the killing of commuters at Rukuba Road in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State. DAILY POST recalls that on August 14, 2021, hoodlums killed 22 commuters at Rukuba road and injured scores. The Police Command in the state had in a statement accused Irigwe youths of being behind the killings. Aka, who is the acting Chairman, Bassa Traditional Council, said this when members of the Plateau chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) visited him on Friday in Miango. But the Royal father said his people are peaceful, insisting that they were not involved in the unfortunate incident. He said the allegations were aimed at painting the good people of Irigwe in a bad light and setti...
Kanye West hints at Cheating on Kim Kardashian after birth of their First two Kids
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Kanye West hints at Cheating on Kim Kardashian after birth of their First two Kids

Kanye West has sparked speculation he cheated on his estranged wife Kim Kardashian after the birth of their first two children. Kanye's album, Donda, was released on Sunday, August 29, and the track, Hurricane, has got people talking because of its lyrics which allude to him confessing his infidelity. Kanye rapped: "Here I go actin' too rich / Here I go with a new chick / And I know what the truth is / Still playin' after two kids / It's a lot to digest when your life always movin''. One source told PageSix: "The song is in a way his testimony of everything he did wrong and taking accountability for their marriage breakdown." PageSix quoted another source as saying: "If you look closer to the lyrics he is referring to his infidelity during his marr...
Hushpuppi: IGP Receives Probe Panel report on DCP Abba Kyari, Reveals next line of Action
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Hushpuppi: IGP Receives Probe Panel report on DCP Abba Kyari, Reveals next line of Action

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, has finally received the report of the Special Investigation Panel (SIP), set up to investigate the indictment of the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Kyari, the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, was indicted by a US Court in California over the alleged involvement in internet fraud of over $1.1million by Ramoni Abba aka Hushpuppi. He is being accused of receiving a bribe from Hushpuppi to arrest and jail a member of his online fraud gang identified as Chibuzo Vincent. Kyari has since denied the allegation. According to a statement released by the Force Police Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, this evening, the IGP rece...
NDA attack: DHQ begins investigation, says CCTV operators were awake
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NDA attack: DHQ begins investigation, says CCTV operators were awake

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has insisted its personnel in charge of the closed circuit television (CCTV) were awake when suspected bandits invaded the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna on Tuesday. During the attack, two officers were killed, while another was abducted. Some reports claimed those monitoring the CCTV fell asleep during the incident. However, in its statement on Wednesday, DHQ said “the allegation is untrue”. DHQ spokesman, Benjamin Sawyerr, said: “It is perhaps important to mention that the AFN as a professional force consists of highly trained personnel who are dedicated to their duties of protecting the lives and property of all Nigerians. “Let me use this opportunity to reiterate that the NDA authorities, acting on the directive of the Chief of Def...
Court dismisses forgery suit against Reps spokesman, Benjamin Kalu
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Court dismisses forgery suit against Reps spokesman, Benjamin Kalu

A Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia has dismissed a suit filed against the Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu over allegations of forgery. One Okey Ezeala had filed a suit against the rep member, alleging name forgery on his academic certifications, he had claimed there was a name discrepancy in the certificates of the legislator. Recall that Chima Anyaso, the candidate of the PDP who lost in the last election against the legislator made a failed attempt to join the suit earlier. But a court judgement delivered by Justice A.O. Chijioke at the High Court in Umuahia, the judge dismissed the suit against Rep. Benjamin Kalu describing it as malicious. Agreeing to all the arguments of Rep. Benjamin Kalu’s lead Counsel, K.C Nwufor SAN, Justice Chijioke sa...
Gomez claims he left Atalanta after Gasperini tried to ‘physically attack’ him
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Gomez claims he left Atalanta after Gasperini tried to ‘physically attack’ him

The Argentine left Serie A for Sevilla last January but has only now revealed his exit motivation Alejandro 'Papu' Gomez claims he left Atalanta in January because head coach Gian Piero Gasperini tried to "physically attack" him in the dressing room at half-time of a Champions League match against Midtjylland. The allegation, which had not been made previously, helps explain why the Argentine forward abruptly exited an organisation he captained and had come to openly love. Gomez said he asked club president Antonio Percassi for a transfer when Gasperini refused to apologise to him, but he claimed Percassi would not allow him to join any other Serie A clubs despite his desire to remain in Italy.  
LASTMA dismisses officer caught on camera soliciting bribe
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LASTMA dismisses officer caught on camera soliciting bribe

  The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced the dismissal of an officer of the agency after being found guilty of misconduct by a Disciplinary Committee. A statement issued on Tuesday, August 10, and signed by the General Manager, Mr. Olajide Oduyoye, said the officer, who was seen in a viral post on Facebook soliciting for bribe from a vehicle owner, faced disciplinary action in accordance with the extant rules of the Lagos State Civil Service and, subsequently, his appointment terminated. Oduyoye explained that the Personnel Management Board (Disciplinary Committee) set up to probe the allegation of bribery, corruption and serious act unbecoming of a Public Officer leveled against him, held a meeting on Friday, 11th June, 2021 and found him cul...
“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with
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“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with

Onyeka Onwenu, an award-winning singer, actress and author, granted an interview where she opened up about her life, marriage, children, and suffering depression. During the interview with Chude Jidonwo, Onyeka Onwenu spoke about her marriage to her ex-husband that produced two sons. She also spoke about suffering abuse and getting out of the abusive situation. She went on to address the rumours of all the powerful men she was alleged to have slept with, including the allegation that former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo got married to her secretly. Chude said during the interview: "There's a long list of people you're alleged to have slept with. Onyeka Onwenu replied: "Absolutely. " Chude then goes on to name some of the people, saying: "Sony Okosun, Fela --" ...
35-year-old Serial Rapist Paraded for allegedly Raping 4-year-old girl in Ilorin
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35-year-old Serial Rapist Paraded for allegedly Raping 4-year-old girl in Ilorin

A 35- year-old serial rapist Kola Mogaji, was on Friday paraded for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl (name withheld) in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. It was gathered that Kola, who is a fashion designer and a resident of Oja Ago area of llorin, already has a rape charge preferred against him and currently standing trial in the court before this fresh allegation. The spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Kwara State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, said the suspect has a pending case in court after he was accused of having canal knowledge of a three-year-old girl some months ago. “The suspect can be categorised as a serial rapist because this will be second rape case preferred against him while we are still carrying out further investigations about his...
Court Will Decide If Suspended Police Chief, Abba Kyari Will Be Extradited To US – Attorney-General, Malami
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Court Will Decide If Suspended Police Chief, Abba Kyari Will Be Extradited To US – Attorney-General, Malami

Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney General of the Federation, has said the decision to extradite the disgraced and suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Abba Kyari to the United States will be decided by the court. He noted that due process would be followed to extradite Kyari following a request by a US court. Malami revealed this on Thursday during an interview with Voice Of American (VOA), noting that though there is a bilateral agreement between Nigeria and the US, there are guidelines to be followed. He said, “Yes, we have bilateral agreement between Nigeria and USA on extraditing anyone who commits any offence in any of the countries, be it Nigeria or United States but there are guidelines and the guidelines are when the country writes a letter to the foreign affairs ...
Abba Kyari is a Product of a Failed system – Femi Falana
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Abba Kyari is a Product of a Failed system – Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called former Head of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari, the product of a failed system.A U.S. court ordered the arrest of Kyari following investigations into a $1.1m fraud scheme by indicted Fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi. Falana, reacting during a telephone interview with AIT on Tuesday, August 3, decried the level of social and political decay in the country which, according to him, is made evident in the allegation against Kyari. He called for the rules of extradition to be followed. ‘To put an end and close this ugly chapter, the investigation must go beyond the indictment by the FBI, the matter must be investigated locally, and Kyari shall not just be handed to America, we operate under the rule of law whether the gove...
IGP Recommends Immediate Suspension of Abba Kyari
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IGP Recommends Immediate Suspension of Abba Kyari

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba has recommended the immediate suspension of embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari from the Nigeria Police Force pending an ongoing internal investigation involving him. Kyari, the Head of the Police Intelligence Response Team, was indicted by a US Court in California over the alleged involvement in internet fraud of over $1.1million by Ramoni Abba aka Hushpuppi. He allegedly received a bribe from Hushpuppi to arrest and jail a member of his online fraud gang identified as Chibuzo Vincent. Kyari has since denied the allegation. In a letter to the Police Service Commission, dated 31st July 2021, the IGP noted the recommendation for suspension of the officer is in line with the internal disciplinary processes of ...
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Hushpuppi: IGP orders review of Allegations Leveled against DCP Abba Kyari

The Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba, has ordered an internal review of the allegations leveled against one of the personnel of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Abba Kyari in the fraud case against Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas aka Hushpuppi. In one of the court documents released by the FBI, it was alleged that Kyari received a bribe from Hushpuppi to facilitate the arrest and imprisonment of a member of his online fraud gang identified as Chibuzo Vincent. Kyari has since denied the allegation. The police force in a statement released by its spokesperson, Frank Mba, says the police boss has now ordered an internal review of the allegations. The force says it is committed to the pursuit of justice and strengthening of professional relationships with the FBI. The force al...
Amotekun Corps allegedly Kill two Party Attendees in Ibadan
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Amotekun Corps allegedly Kill two Party Attendees in Ibadan

Two young men have allegedly been killed by some Amotekun officers in Ajanla, in Oke-Ado area of Ibadan Southwest Local Government of Oyo State. According to Radio Nigeria Ibadan, the deceased persons identified as Abdullahi Ishola and Rashidi Mudashiru including one Alaba Isa (pictured above), were said to be at a party organized by some youths in the area to celebrate the eve of Eid-el-kabir when the Amotekun officers allegedly stormed the venue of their party and started shooting sporadically without asking anyone any question. The stray bullets hit the deceased persons, killing them on the spot while injuring others. Responding to the allegation, the coordinator of Amotekun in Ibadan Southwest Local government, MSikiru Apanpa said the deceased men and others were allegedly tr...
Ndume Prays Court To Discharge Him As Maina’s Surety
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Ndume Prays Court To Discharge Him As Maina’s Surety

Senator Ali Ndume, on Monday, applied to the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to formally discharge him as a surety in the fraud allegation levelled against Abdulrasheed Maina. Recall that Maina, a former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on N2bn money laundering charges before court. Ndume, Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, had reportedly said he could no longer stand as surety for Maina after the latter jumped bail and fled the country. Ndume had also said he would direct his legal team to begin the process of terminating the surety bond he signed for Maina because he no longer trust Maina. In court on Monday, Ndume’s lawyer, Marcel Oru, applied formally for the discharge of Ndume as sure...
Tristan Thompson awarded $50k in libel case against paternity accuser, Kimberly Alexander
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Tristan Thompson awarded $50k in libel case against paternity accuser, Kimberly Alexander

NBA star, Tristan Thompson has been awarded $50k in a libel case against paternity accuser, Kimberly Alexander. Tristan had sued Alexander for libel last year and wanted $100k in damages after claiming her allegation of him being the father of her child hurt his reputation, and cost him endorsement deals because companies saw him as a brand hazard. Legal documents obtained by TMZ showed the court entered a default judgment in favor of Tristan against Kimberly Alexander for the amount of $50k, plus 10% interest per year until it's paid off. She was also ordered to pay $2,901.75 in court costs. The judge slashed the damages in half because Tristan didn't specifically lay out which endorsements he lost due to Alexander's allegations.
The President is not God. I have the right to oppose his ethnic bias – Dele Momodu tackles a commenter
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The President is not God. I have the right to oppose his ethnic bias – Dele Momodu tackles a commenter

Media personality, Dele Momodu has reacted to allegation of supporting anyone who is against the present administration and anyone who mocks the President. The exchange ensued after the media personality shared an old video of wanted secessionist leader, Sunday Igboho dancing with the caption "Happiness is FREE... OOSA." When accused of being in support of anyone who is against the present administration and who mocks the President, Dele Momodu countered the claim by saying that the President is not God. He added that though he accords the President respect, he also has the right to oppose his ethnic bias. See the exchange below.......
‘It’s Fake News’ – Asari Dokubo Did Not Make Comment On Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest
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‘It’s Fake News’ – Asari Dokubo Did Not Make Comment On Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest

Former Niger Delta militant Asari Dokubo said a video of him that has gone viral where he was mocking and threatening Nnamdi Kanu's leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra is an old video. According to PM News, reports crediting Dokubo with saying that he would smoke out Kanu and that Kanu’s madness “neva started”, were based on a video released by Dokubo on 31 May, 2020. The report further added that Asari Dokubo is yet to issue a comment on the matter. The viral video, which had attracted 355,000 views and over 6,500 comments was made during another context. It found its way back into the social media on Saturday in the wake of Kanu’s arrest in Kenya and his scheduled trial for treason on 26 July. The last post made by the ex-militant on his Dokubo Asari Justice Foun...
Kenyan government abducted and tortured Kanu for 8 days before handing him over to DSS’- Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer insists
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Kenyan government abducted and tortured Kanu for 8 days before handing him over to DSS’- Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer insists

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel for the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) has alleged that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the group, was arrested by the Kenyan Government before he was handed over to the Department of State Services. Kanu, who is being prosecuted on charges of treasonable felony, was rearrested after jumping bail and repatriated to Nigeria last Sunday, June 27. Kenya has denied involvement in Kanu’s arrest after receiving threats from IPOB. The Kenyan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Wilfred Machage, denied his country was involved in Kanu's and admonished Nigerians to ask the Federal Government how the IPOB leader was apprehended. On Friday night, July 2, Kanu's lawyer, Ejiofor took to social media to refute the Ambassador's claim after he was allowed to vis...
Kenya government denies involvement in the arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu
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Kenya government denies involvement in the arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu

The Kenya government has denied claims of being involved in the arrest and extradition of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, saying “it does not want to be dragged into Nigeria’s internal affairs.” Kenya High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Wilfred Machage, said this at a media briefing in Abuja today, July 2. According to Machage, the allegation was “concocted” to pitch Nigerians in the south-east against the Kenyan people. “I want to address the allegation by denying that Kenya was involved in the alleged arrest in Kenya and extradition to Nigeria of Mr Kanu. The allegation is fictional, imaginary and deliberately concocted to fuel antagonistic feeling amongst the southern section of the Nigerian people against the Kenya people. Indeed many countries have been accused — Rwanda, Czec...
Kenyan pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha debunks allegations of arranging threesome for a Nigerian Evangelist
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Kenyan pastor, Reverend Lucy Natasha debunks allegations of arranging threesome for a Nigerian Evangelist

Flamboyant Kenyan preacher, Reverend Lucy Natasha, has debunked allegations that she allegedly arranged a threesome session for a Nigerian Evangelist with her aide and a female member of her church in 2015. This comes after the now former church member who goes by the Facebook, Martha Mwihaki Hinga, on Tuesday, June 29, claimed that Rev. Natasha invited her for dinner together with the Nigerian Evangelist. According to Mwihaki, Rev. Natasha and her mother and the brother left leaving her with her aide and the Nigerian guest preacher. "Within 20 minutes I realized that Lucy had left together with her brother and mom, and I in the company of the pastor and the aide were left, little did I know that the girl was part of the script for a Threesome. Hahaha, yes I said a threesome," t...

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