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AFCON 2021: Troost-Ekong reveals Nigeria’s plan against Sudan, speaks on Salah
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AFCON 2021: Troost-Ekong reveals Nigeria’s plan against Sudan, speaks on Salah

William Troost-Ekong has revealed that the Super Eagles will handle their next opponents, Sudan, same way they approached Egypt in their last game. Nigeria defeated Egypt 1-0 in their first game in the Group D on Tuesday with Kelechi Iheanacho finding the bottom corner in the 30th minute Ahead of their Saturday’s clash against Sudan, Troost-Ekong is urging Super Eagles teammates not to get carried away. “I don’t think we should believe in the hype. Every game for us is going to be a big game. We are going to approach it same way as we approached Egypt,” he told NAN. “Game by game we are going to try and get further and further so we’ll keep it cool, keep it humble, work hard and I think we’ve got all the things that we need to get a result on Saturday.”
Chelsea’s first January signing close to arriving Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea’s first January signing close to arriving Stamford Bridge

Chelsea are close to completing their first signing of the January transfer window. According to Sport, Chelsea have ‘gone all out’ to sign Sergino Dest from Barcelona this month and are ready to pay a fee to bring him to Stamford Bridge. The Premier League giants have ‘approached’ Barcelona to ask what needs to be done to get the deal over the line. Dest is Chelsea’s ‘number one target’ and they believe the Catalan club would be making a mistake with a player who is a great ‘market opportunity’. Barcelona will assess any offers for Dest following Dani Alves’ return to the club. The LaLiga giants will want to recoup the €20million they paid Ajax for Dest in the summer of 2020, but are ‘willing to talk’ numbers amid their financial strife. Dest is also said to be on Ba...
Ex-England Defender, Ashleigh Plumptre Cleared To Play For Nigeria
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Ex-England Defender, Ashleigh Plumptre Cleared To Play For Nigeria

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) spokesman, Ademola Olajire, made this known in an interview with BBC Africa on Monday. Olajire revealed that Plumptre can now play for the Super Falcons after her request to switch her allegiance to Nigeria was granted. He noted that Plumptre might get her debut when the Falcons face Ivory Coast in the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations play-off in February. The NFF spokesman said the former England youth player personally approached the English FA to get the needed clearance before FIFA approved it. He disclosed that the 23-year-old defender, who had joined the Super Falcons since last year, is eligible to represent Nigeria because of her father’s Nigerian heritage. Olajire appreciated the Leicester City defender for her commitment a...
Shatta Wale’s approach may be wrong but Nigeria does not reciprocate the love and support it receives from Ghana – Ghanian artiste Stonebwoy says
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Shatta Wale’s approach may be wrong but Nigeria does not reciprocate the love and support it receives from Ghana – Ghanian artiste Stonebwoy says

Stonebwoy has released a statement reacting to Shatta Wale's accusation that Ghanaian artistes support Nigerian artistes but Nigerians to not do same for Ghanaian artistes. He said that Nigerian artistes have done well to mark many of the "biggest milestones in the entertainment scene and is putting Africa on the global map". However, he added that with great power comes great responsibility and Nigerian artistes should carry the "responsibility of helping to forge a united African front by deliberately allowing music from other African nations which pollinate Nigerian music to flourish on Nigerian platforms on local and international levels". He said that his countryman,  Shatta Wale,  may not have approached the issue the right way but tthat Shatta Wale's concern is valid S...
Rapper Slim 400’s Death Investigated as Gang-related murder
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Rapper Slim 400’s Death Investigated as Gang-related murder

Inglewood Police Department is now investigating the killing of rapper Slim 400 as “gang-related retaliation". The police department is also bracing for a turf war as “things have really ramped up between the Bloods and the Crips, so tensions are already high.” LIB reported earlier that the 33-year-old rising West Coast hip-hop artist real name Vincent Cohran was killed on Wednesday December 8, just before 8 p.m. in Inglewood city. While security operatives don't believe the Compton-raised rapper’s death was a targeted hit, law enforcement officials told TMZ they still think the shooting was gang-related and might be a revenge. Sources told the outlet “they believe Slim happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and his alleged ties to the Bloods didn’t help.” In...
Ghislaine Maxwell is a ‘master manipulator, ‘ says woman who accused Epstein of sexually assaulting her when she was 22
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Ghislaine Maxwell is a ‘master manipulator, ‘ says woman who accused Epstein of sexually assaulting her when she was 22

Teresa Helm, a former masseuse who accused Jeffrey Epstein of rape has called Ghislaine Maxwell a 'master manipulator' over claims she lured her to his New York townhouse so he could assault her. Teresa, who is not part of the ongoing trial against Ghislaine, said she was approached by the 'polite' socialite about a job as a massage therapist in 2002, when she was 22 and attending college in California. Now 41 years old and living in Ohio, Helm recalled that she 'immediately felt comfortable' around Maxwell and was excited to fly to New York for the 'dream' job interview. She gave Maxwell a massage and was then told to meet Epstein at his Upper East Side lair, where he sexually assaulted her during a foot massage, Helm told the BBC on Wednesday. Helm claims that before go...
Ralf Rangnick to take over as Man United new manager
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Ralf Rangnick to take over as Man United new manager

Ralf Rangnick will be unveiled any moment from now as the new manager at Manchester United following Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s sack. He will work at the club for the rest of the season as the search for a permanent manager continues. But Rangnick once rejected the chance to take over at Chelsea this year because he did not want to be an ‘interim coach’. The German is on the verge of being unveiled as United boss on a temporary basis. He is said to have impressed the club’s hierarchy during their talks this week and stood out amongst other candidates. The German gaffer was also approached by the Blues earlier this year after the dismissal of Frank Lampard. However, the 63-year-old rejected the chance to move to Stamford Bridge, claiming that he would’ve been seen a ‘lame du...
I’m already there in Manchester – Rudi Garcia on becoming Man United next manager
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I’m already there in Manchester – Rudi Garcia on becoming Man United next manager

Former Lyon head coach, Rudi Garcia has insisted that he is already there in Manchester after holding talks with Manchester United to become their next interim manager. Man United had approached Garcia about the interim role ahead of their 2-0 victory against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday night in Spain. The Red Devils held talks with the 57-year-old to take over until the end of the season. Recall that Manchester United recently sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as its manager and put Michael Carrick to temporarily take charge of the first team. Speaking on the development, Garcia told Canal Plus: ‘I’m already there in Manchester [laughs]. “I’m here to comment on a very good game between Manchester City and PSG. “In all seriousness, I don’t usually comment on...
Woman narrates how she was hypnotised and all her money collected at bank ATM
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Woman narrates how she was hypnotised and all her money collected at bank ATM

A woman has narrated how she was hypnotised and robbed by a man posing as a bank customer. She said she visited a bank ATM at Lautech Teaching Hospital, Ogbomosho, Oyo, and was withdrawing money when a man approached and asked if the other ATM was working. She responded and she said that is all she remembers about her trip to the ATM. She said she found herself at home without the money she withdrew Her ATM card was found by the bank security men at the mouth of the machine. She warned Nigerians to be extra careful. See her tweets below.
Ghanaian Footballer who once thanked his wife and girlfriend in post-match interview released by South Africa club for ‘carrying bad luck’
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Ghanaian Footballer who once thanked his wife and girlfriend in post-match interview released by South Africa club for ‘carrying bad luck’

Ghanaian footballer, Mohammed Anas has been released by South African top-flight side TS Galaxy on the grounds of "carrying bad luck'. Recall that Anas went viral in 2017 after he thanked his wife and girlfriend in a post-match interview. He, however, denied being unfaithful, saying, “My family knows that I call my daughter my girlfriend. That’s what I was talking about. I don’t have a girlfriend." According to South Africa's Citizen News newspaper, some senior players of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) approached the club's leadership that their current struggling status in the league table is because of the presence of Anas in the squad which led to the club's decision to fire the Ghanaian star. A source told Citizen News that the Galaxy players raised their concern about...
Koeman reveals next move after Barcelona sack
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Koeman reveals next move after Barcelona sack

Ronald Koeman, who was recently sacked as Barcelona manager, has said he will take a “good rest for a while.” The Dutchman was fired on the flight back home by Barca president Joan Laporta, following a 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday night. Koeman was approached by AD for a reaction to his dismissal, but he was reluctant to give much away “I don’t speak to the press. I’m just going to take a good rest for a while now,” the 58-year-old said. Koeman’s agent is now entering talks with the LaLiga about a payoff for the remainder of his contract. Xavi Hernandez is believed to be Barca’s top choice to replace him at the Camp Nou.
Update: Real Madrid star Karim Benzema’s lawyers demand sex-tape blackmail case against the France striker is dismissed
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Update: Real Madrid star Karim Benzema’s lawyers demand sex-tape blackmail case against the France striker is dismissed

Karim Benzema's lawyers have called for charges against him over an attempt to blackmail fellow player Mathieu Valbuena with a sex tape to be dismissed. On the last day of hearings, Benzema's lawyers claimed the prosecution had failed to provide evidence to convict the star of complicity in an attempt to blackmail. 'One can ask what really interests French people in this case? Sex? Money? Football? Not the judicial element in any case,' lawyer Antoine Vey told the court, adding that the prosecution's case had been built around Valbuena's 'feelings'. Addressing the judge, he added: 'It's never too late to do some law. You are the final safeguard.' Benzema's other lawyer, Sylvain Cormier, criticised a 'media-judicial circus'. The prosecution demanded a 10-month suspended sen...
Davido invites airport staff inside his private jet to take a picture with him after his bodyguard shoved him away
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Davido invites airport staff inside his private jet to take a picture with him after his bodyguard shoved him away

Singer Davido has warmed the hearts of many following his kind gesture to an airport staff on Sunday, October 10. He was at the airport in Benin City over the weekend and was about to board a private jet when he was approached by one of the airport staff who wanted to take a picture with him. His bodyguard however shoved the airport staff away, preventing him from taking a picture with the superstar. Davido later invited the airport staff into the private jet where he posed for a photo with him. Watch a video showing the moment the airport staff was shoved away by the singer's bodyguard below
Filmmaker Fred Amata celebrates sister who is about to get married for the first time at the age of 60
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Filmmaker Fred Amata celebrates sister who is about to get married for the first time at the age of 60

Filmmaker Fred Amata has taken to Instagram to celebrate his sister who is about to get married for the first time at the age of 60. Noting that his sister grew up in a strict environment and eventually became an example of steadfastness and commitment, Amata revealed that his sister was ridiculed after she approached 40 unmarried. However in spite being ridiculed, the filmmaker said his sister persevered. Amata disclosed that his sister is getting married today October 9 at the age of 60, after they had all given up hope. He wrote; The Almighty Continues to show His Beauty and Awesomeness with Cause for Celebration. My big Sister Mena' s is a testimony of faith. Named Erumena meaning *This is My Beauty*, Sister Mena grew up in a strict environment of high morality. Sh...
BBNaija: What happened after Angel offered Cross food amidst ignoring him
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BBNaija: What happened after Angel offered Cross food amidst ignoring him

Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Cross has said he was shocked after Angel came to wake him up and offer him food. Recall that Angel suddenly stopped talking to Cross who she has shared a lot of intimate moments with in the house. Cross has also approached her countless times to ask for forgiveness while demanding that she let him know if he has wronged her in any way. He said he misses her so much, adding that he hopes she forgives him for whatever it is he has done to her. However, while Cross was sleeping in the garden on Monday morning Angel woke him up and offered him Breakfast. Cross who looked confused while narrating the incident to Pere said he couldn’t understand how someone who suddenly started avoiding him would just wake up and decide to mak...
Woman Raped in churchyard by stranger
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Woman Raped in churchyard by stranger

A woman said to be in her 20s has reportedly been raped in a churchyard reportedly located in Oxfordshire. The victim was approached by a man she doesn't know while walking along Church Green in Witney at just after 1.30am on Sunday September 19, and subsequently dragged her into the churchyard of Saint Mary’s Church where she was raped. Thames Valley Police’s investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Lewis Prescott-Mayling said officers were trawling CCTV and undertaking forensic examinations. He appealed for any witnesses to get in contact. Mayling said;  ‘We are in the initial stages of our investigation into a rape that was reported to the force in the early hours of this morning. ‘A thorough investigation has started in earnest...
BBNaija: I miss you, want you back – Cross tells Angel
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BBNaija: I miss you, want you back – Cross tells Angel

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Cross has begged Angel to stop ignoring him. Recall that Angel suddenly stopped talking to Cross who she has shared a lot of intimate moments with in the house. Cross has also approached her countless times to ask for forgiveness, while demanding that she let him know if he has wronged her in any way. He further noted that he was confused because they both were cool a night before she started acting up and avoiding him. Even when asked what the matter was by Ebuka during the eviction show, Angel refused to state why she was suddenly avoiding her bestie, Cross. However, during a discussion with Pere and Angel, Cross said he misses her so much, adding that he hopes she forgives him for whatever it is he has done to her. ...
R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears
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R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears

Grammy award winning singer, R.Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriend's to watch him play basketball and ordered them not to look at his teammates or opponents, accusers and former employees have told a court hearing. The accusations heard by the jury in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, September 13, show how the R&B singer allegedly exerted complete control over his girlfriends. One of Kelly’s assistants, Suzette Mayweather, sat with his girlfriends at the games, and testified in court saying; “They would cheer for him. They would only cheer for Rob,” She said When a stray ball came toward the girls and young women, they’d go quiet if another player approached, recalled another Kelly employee. “They would cross they legs and look at the ceiling or the wall,” said Da...
BBNaija: Angel reveals when she’ll forgive Boma
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BBNaija: Angel reveals when she’ll forgive Boma

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Angel has revealed when she will forgive Boma for calling her names. DAILY POST recalls that Boma during a heated argument with Angel days ago, called her names, adding that being on Big Brother will be her biggest achievement in life. This didn’t go down well with Angel who warned him never to bully her and vowed not to talk to him again. However, Whitemoney approached her on Wednesday night requesting that she forgives Boma. Angel told Whitemoney that she would only forgive a Boma outside the house when she has achieved more in life. The 21-year-old BBNaija housemate said she gets motivated to push herself and do more in life when people call her names and look down on her. “What keeps me pushing in this life is when people...
Why Man City turned down Opportunity to Sign Chelsea star
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Why Man City turned down Opportunity to Sign Chelsea star

It has been revealed that Manchester City turned down the chance to sign Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid before Chelsea did. The Spain international eventually joined Chelsea on loan on transfer deadline day with an option to make the deal permanent for £30m at the end of the season. According to Daily Star, Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola was not interested in bringing Saul to his squad, so the deal was rejected. According to the newspaper, Guardiola’s side were approached by Atletico Madrid, who proposed a swap involving Bernardo Silva in a player-plus-cash move. But the deal was of no interest to Man City as they were looking for £40m for Silva. And this made it very easy for Chelsea to get their own deal done and now Saul will be competing for a plac...
Resilient 10-Man Chelsea draw at Liverpool after James Red
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Resilient 10-Man Chelsea draw at Liverpool after James Red

Ten-man Chelsea produced a display of remarkable resistance to hold on for a 1-1 draw with Liverpool, in an epic, enthralling contest between two Premier League title hopefuls at Anfield, following Reece James' hotly-debated sending off in first-half injury time. The Champions League holders had won at this venue in March and were impressing again on Liverpool's patch, leading through Kai Havertz's brilliant header, as an enthralling contest approached half-time. But drama and controversy moments before the break transformed the match. Joel Matip hit the bar as Chelsea struggled to clear a corner and when Sadio Mane rifled in a follow-up shot the ball cannoned into James' arm off his knee on the goal-line, before the defender appeared to try to flick the ball away with his hand. ...
Teenager recounts how he was hypnotised by suspected ritualists who took him to Ondo
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Teenager recounts how he was hypnotised by suspected ritualists who took him to Ondo

An 18-year-old boy, Segun Bakare, has shared the story of how he was hypnotized by a suspected ritualist while on his way to work in Mushin, Lagos, and taken to Ore, in Ondo State. Segun, an auto mechanic apprentice, left his Showunmi, Mushin, Lagos abode at about 9 am, on August 19, 2021, for his master’s workshop located in the heart of the densely populated Mushin area, bidding his mother goodbye. Speaking to Vanguard, he said while walking on the road, he was approached around Daleko road by a man who identified himself as a Muslim cleric, popularly called Alfa. He said the man told him he saw a vision concerning him and would want to reveal it to him. ''The elderly man wore a native buba and sokoto.  He beckoned me to come, I walked up to him. Immediately I got close to him...
Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town
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Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town

Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade have repelled a dawn attack attempted on Damboa town in Borno State. Army spokesperson Onyema Nwachukwu said the attack took place on Sunday August 8 in the town which is 87 kilometers by road from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spokesperson also revealed that troops are currently trailing the “fleeing terrorists”. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spoke...
Court Grants man Divorce after wife of 30 years denied him sex for 4 years
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Court Grants man Divorce after wife of 30 years denied him sex for 4 years

  A Customary Court in Igando, Lagos on Wednesday, August 4, granted the request of Mr Eric Frank to end his 30-year-old marriage to mother of four, Ibeawuchi, after she denied him sex for four years. Frank, 56, had approached the court to terminate his marriage claiming his wife denied him sex for four years. “My wife denies me my matrimonial rights. She also threatened to kill me so that she can inherit my property. “My wife collected N420,000 from my tenant without my consent and never gave account of the money. ”She is also a drunk and fetish,” he said. Responding to the allegations, Ibeawuchi, 45, said “He is the fetish one. He brings different prophets to the house and also buries all sorts of things on the ground,” she said The mother of four said sh...
Chelsea contacted over Eden Hazard return
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Chelsea contacted over Eden Hazard return

  Chelsea have been approached by intermediaries who are proposing a stunning return for Eden Hazard, according to AS. This comes just two years after Hazard left Stamford Bridge to join Real Madrid in a €100million deal. But the 30-year-old has struggled to live up to expectations at the Santiago Bernabeu, after suffering a series of muscle injuries, scoring only five goals in all competitions for Los Blancos. Hazard now wants to put an end to his Madrid nightmare and it appears a dream reunion at Chelsea could be a possibility. Chelsea have been contacted by agents and it is claimed the winger “could be in line” to rejoin the Champions League holders ahead of the 2021/2022 campaign. However, there are several major stumbling blocks which could prevent a potenti...
Chelsea set to bring Federico Chiesa to Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea set to bring Federico Chiesa to Stamford Bridge

  Chelsea are set to bring Federico Chiesa from Juventus this summer. The Blues have already approached Juventus in a bid to sign Chiesa ahead of next season. According to BILD’s football chief Christian Falk, Chelsea have asked Juventus for the Italy international and placed £85.1million (€100million) as a basis for negotiation. The report added that the Serie A giants have declined talks altogether, with Chiesa seemingly not for sale. Chelsea are now expected to increase their offer in order to tempt Juventus to sell the 23-year-old forward. Chiesa was impressive for Italy during the Euro 2020 this summer. He scored two goals in Italy’s triumphant Euro 2020 run this summer.
England vs Denmark: Ex-Chelsea defender, Ashley Cole apologises to Phillips after 2-1 win
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England vs Denmark: Ex-Chelsea defender, Ashley Cole apologises to Phillips after 2-1 win

Former Chelsea left-back, Ashley Cole, has revealed that he issued a personal apology to England midfielder, Kalvin Phillips after the Three Lions defeated Denmark 2-1 in Wednesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final tie. Phillips delivered a solid display at the heart of England’s midfield as Gareth Southgate’s defeated Denmark during extra time to qualify for Euro 2020 final. But the Leeds United star had come under fire before the start of the Euro 2020. Cole was among those who questioned Phillips’ contribution on social media and suggested that the 25-year-old did not merit a place in England’s midfield. However, after England’s win over Denmark, Cole revealed that he approached Phillips to say ‘sorry’. “It’s emotional,” Cole told ITV. “I will say it live on air, I had to get...
Zidane Clashes with Spanish Reporter over Question on Real Madrid
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Zidane Clashes with Spanish Reporter over Question on Real Madrid

  Former Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, was involved in a spiky public fight with a Spanish reporter after he took offence to a question asked about his departure from the Los Blancos. Zidane walked out on Real Madrid for the second time after the 2020/21 season, where the LaLiga giants finished trophyless. The Frenchman was replaced at the Santiago Bernabeu by former Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti. Following his departure, Zidane penned an open letter to Real Madrid supporters admitting he felt a lack of respect from certain figures at Real Madrid and no longer had the faith of president Florentino Perez. In footage obtained by Spanish publication Directo Gol TV, Zidane was approached and asked if he had any regrets about his candid letter to Real Madrid f...
Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo
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Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo

A man who has been reportedly having an incestous affair with his 17-year-old daughter, has hanged himself after the burble burst on him. The incident occurred at Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday June 10. A source in the community told The Sun that villagers who had been suspicious of him, had approached him to question him about the affair but he denied it blatantly. Not satisfied with his denial, some of their kinsmen decided to keep their eyes on the father and daughter. Fortunately, they were not disappointed by their suspicion as both were caught on the act. Upon being caught in the act, the man reportedly attempted to jump out from the window of his building. He was later dragged to the palace of the traditional ruler of the area wher...
Magistrate forced to adjourn court hearing after ‘s3x-starved’ woman cried uncontrollably about not having s3x for 3 years
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Magistrate forced to adjourn court hearing after ‘s3x-starved’ woman cried uncontrollably about not having s3x for 3 years

A magistrate’s court at Mwenezi in Zimbabwe was forced to adjourn its sitting after a sex-starved woman wailed uncontrollably during a court session. According to The Mirror, there was mild drama in the court room as Siphelile Maroyi who had approached the court seeking a protection order created a spectacle when she wailed in the middle of the hearing with claims that her husband, Rindai Tsvairai last made love to her three years ago. Maroyi noted that her husband whose love went cold three years ago, has since married another wife and stopped caring for his children. Recounting how her husband recently came in company of his niece to collect a refrigerator, sofas, and other goods from the company house which they used to stay at Neshuro, the lady said Tsvairai's relative thr...
Media Personality, Phina Narrates how she Escaped from Suspected Kidnappers in Lekki
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Media Personality, Phina Narrates how she Escaped from Suspected Kidnappers in Lekki

Media personality, Phina has narrated how she escaped from suspected kidnappers in Lekki  area of Lagos state. Phina who narrated her ordeal via tweets she shared, said she was approached by an armed man who had "Special Forces" inscription on his T-shirt while stuck in traffic leading up to Lekki Main Gate on Admiralty Road. She revealed that after she ignored the man who wanted her to park, and drove her car into a slight middle opening in the traffic, he quickly walked away. Phina also disclosed that she saw another man with same inscription on his T-shirt enter a van, giving her the impression of the men being members of an organized "kidnap gang." The media personality who went on to give safety tips, said; Security Alert! A THREAD! I just had a harrowing experience. ...
EPL: Dele Alli Caught Kissing Guardiola’s Daughter, Maria
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EPL: Dele Alli Caught Kissing Guardiola’s Daughter, Maria

Tottenham midfielder, Dele Alli and Maria , the daughter of Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, have been seen kissing in public, according to The Sun, UK. An image surfaced on Saturday morning showing the England midfielder with his arms wrapped around a woman and leaning in for an intimate moment, with the woman discovered to be Guardiola’s daughter. The Sun reports that they shared a kiss in a popular London night spot. The 25-year-old Ali is said to have approached 20-year-old Maria at the bar before sharing a lengthy discussion that led to an intimate moment between them. Recall that Dele Ali’s girlfriend, 23-year-old model Ruby Mae, had recently broken up with him after a lengthy relationship. Mae left the England and Tottenham midfielder with after growing weary ...
Rapper, Tory Lanez allegedly Punched ‘Love and Hip Hop’ star Prince Michael on the face Forcing him to Seek Medical Attention
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Rapper, Tory Lanez allegedly Punched ‘Love and Hip Hop’ star Prince Michael on the face Forcing him to Seek Medical Attention

Rapper, Tory Lanez seems to still be making headlines for the wrong reasons, as there are reports of new accusations of assault . “Love & Hip Hop: Miami” star Prince Michael Harty (pictured top right) claims the rapper reignited their feud when they ran into each other at a Miami nightclub earlier this month. According to the police report obtained by TMZ, Prince was at his table at Vendôme Miami around 4 a.m. on May 3 when he was approached and struck on the left side of his face. Prince told cops he turned around and made eye contact with Tory, who ran out of the club and took off in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. The police report names Tory as a suspect for an alleged battery for which Prince sought medical treatment. The responding officer reported that Prince was v...
LaLiga: Messi’s brace against Valencia keeps Barcelona in title race
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LaLiga: Messi’s brace against Valencia keeps Barcelona in title race

Lionel Messi netted twice for Barcelona as they beat Valencia 2-1 in LaLiga on Sunday. The win kept the title hopes alive for Ronald Koeman’s team. Valencia took the lead through Gabriel in the 50th minute. But Messi’s brace either side of an Antoine Griezmann goal earned Barca all three points. Carlos Soler scored a brilliant goal for Valencia from outside the area as full-time approached, but Barcelona were able to see out the victory. The result took the Catalans up to 74 points, good enough for second place in La Liga ahead of Real on goal difference and two behind first-placed Atleti. Barcelona play Atleti in a potential title-decider on May 8.
Young man arrested for alleged $10,000 fraud
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Young man arrested for alleged $10,000 fraud

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Adeshina Lukman for an alleged case of obtaining money by false pretence and stealing to the tune of $10,000. The Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement that Mr. Adeshina was arrested on April 14, in the Ipaja/Ayobo area of Lagos, following a complaint received by the Commission from one Isa Abdulhamid Mohammed. Mohammed, in his petition, alleged that one Bashir Haruna Isa, a Bureau De Change operator, sometime in March 2020, approached him with an offer to sell $10,000, while he (Mohammed) would pay the Naira equivalent of the Dollars to him. He further alleged that when Isa requested a Dollar account where the money would be paid into, he was ...
Security Agents Kill IPOB Militia Commander and Others in Sting Operation
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Security Agents Kill IPOB Militia Commander and Others in Sting Operation

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and DSS in a joint operation on Saturday, April 24, stormed the operational headquarters of Insurgents (IPOB Militias) in Awomama Village Oru East LGA of Imo State. According to police sources, the Insurgents are responsible for the attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service on 5th April 2021. They allegedly also carried out series of calculated, violent attacks on security personnel and formations in the southeast and South-South region of the country. According to the police, as the security forces approached the base of the insurgents, they came under rapid fire from the group. In a bold and clinical response,  the joint security force...
Lesbian Seeks for Protection Against her ex-lover Who she Accused of Stalking and Threatening her
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Lesbian Seeks for Protection Against her ex-lover Who she Accused of Stalking and Threatening her

A distraught Zimbawean woman has dragged her ex-lover to court after their affair turned sour. B-Metro reported that Linda Sphiwe Mpofu from Bulawayo’s Barbourfields suburb approached Bulawayo Civil Court to seek for protection against her ex-lover Brenda Mugabazi, who she accused of being violent, abusive and now stalking her and threatening her for daring to end the relationship. Linda Linda accused Brenda of having an insatiable sexual appetite and always demanding sex from her despite the fact that they are no longer together. She also alleged that Brenda is always demanding for sex as a way of punishing her for leaving her. She added; “I have been living a lesbian life with Brenda (Mugabazi) who forced me into it and I have realised that I cannot continue with it…...
Imo State Government Accuses former Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of being behind the attacks in the state
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Imo State Government Accuses former Governor, Rochas Okorocha, of being behind the attacks in the state

The Imo state government has accused a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, of being the mastermind of the recent attacks on some state-owned facilities in Owerri, the state capital. According to Sahara Reporters, the state Commissioner for Information, Declan Emelumba, in a statement released, alleged that the former governor employed the services of thugs whom he had granted amnesty to unleash violence on the state. He said the state government was also in possession of information on how a Special Adviser to the former governor procured the thugs that invaded Owerri on Monday April 5, attacking the state police headquarters as well as the Owerri Custodial center. Emelumba said the aim of the former governor is to cause the state to be so troubled that the Federal gov...
Serie A: What Cristiano Ronaldo did to me – Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi
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Serie A: What Cristiano Ronaldo did to me – Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi

  Ghanaian forward, Emmanuel Gyasi has narrated his encounter with ‘idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo. He said he was shocked when he discovered that Ronaldo was waiting for him in the dressing room to give him his (Ronaldo) shirt. Gyasi, who plays with Serie A side, Spezia and featured in both legs of his side’s league matches with Juventus, noted that Ronaldo has always been his role model. “For me, he is an idol and this too is a dream that came true. He is my idol and I dreamt of playing on the same field with him one day. I never thought of it happening so soon,” he told Joy Sport’s Gary Al-Smith The Ghanaian said that his heart was broken after his first encounter with Ronaldo, when he asked for the Portugal captain’s shirt. “I remember in the first game, I went to h...
Police Search for Woman who Spat on Nigerian Presenter, Adaure Achumba While she was on Elm Street in North Carolina to Report for WFMY News
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Police Search for Woman who Spat on Nigerian Presenter, Adaure Achumba While she was on Elm Street in North Carolina to Report for WFMY News

Adaure was approached by the woman on Monday night, March 29, just before a live broadcast on Elm Street, Greenford, North Carolina, US. According to WFMY News, the TV station she works for, Adaure and photojournalist Sean Higgins were preparing for a live report on Elm Street when a woman walked up behind her and shouted in her ear, startling her. When Adaure asked the woman what she was doing, the woman threatened her and spat on her face shield. Photojournalist Sean Higgins stepped in to make sure nothing else happened, and the woman eventually walked off. Greensboro police are investigating the incident as an assault after a report was filed with GPD. They are searching for the woman who threatened and spat on Adaure. Adaure used to work for Silverbird Televi...
Mbappe Snubs Swapping Shirts With Messi after 1-1 Draw
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Mbappe Snubs Swapping Shirts With Messi after 1-1 Draw

  Paris Saint-Germain forward, Kylian Mbappe, opted not to swap shirts with Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, following their 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Mbappe had opened scoring from the penalty spot, before Messi fired in a stunning equalizer from long range. However, the result was not enough for Barca, who had lost the first leg 4-1 at the Camp Nou. After the game, Mbappe asked Barcelona youngster Pedri for his jersey. Pedri had played 78 minutes before he was replaced by Miralem Pjanic. But he made his way back onto the field after the game and was approached by Mbappe, who had already removed his PSG jersey. The duo hugged and spoke to each other for a few seconds before Mbappe asked the 18-year-old for his shirt. Pedri respon...
Benin Republic vs Nigeria: Odion Ighalo Provides Update on Return to Super Eagles
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Benin Republic vs Nigeria: Odion Ighalo Provides Update on Return to Super Eagles

  Former Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has provided updates on his speculated return to the senior national team of Nigeria. The striker resigned from the team two years ago after the Super Eagles came third at the last African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Ighalo said he has had discussions with the national team coach but is yet to decide whether to return or not. “I have been approached by the coach, but I haven’t decided yet whether this is a path I want to follow again,” the 31-year-old told the BBC. “We’ve been talking about it for a while and hopefully soon I will make that decision. “I need to decide because I have huge respect for my country and the coach, so it’s only fair to let people know where you stand.” Ighalo helped Nigeria to finish thi...
Five Arrested for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificate
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Five Arrested for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificate

Five persons have been paraded by the Nigeria Police Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos Command, for issuing fake COVID-19 certificate. The arrested suspects have been identified as Achibong Idonrenyin, Moses Samuel, Popoola Adewala, Wale Aderele and Abdulmalik Ibrahim, and it was also learnt that two others identified as Shehu Imam and Adeola Dalington who work with Sky Blue Services limited, a cleaning service at the airport are at large. Mr. Bature Umar, the Commissioner, Airport Command told newsmen that the incident occurred on February 19, 2021 at the airport where a British Airways passenger, Michael Osagbogun was defrauded N50,000 for fake COVID-19 test. The suspects had approached Osagbogun promising to produce a Covid-19 test positive certificate for...
Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her
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Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her

A man took to Twitter to share the hilarious mail he received from his wife asking for an increase in the family's monthly upkeep and his response to her. The husband said his wife had approached him to ask for an increase and he asked her to write a formal letter. In her mail, she listed her duties to the family as a chef, teacher, wife, doctor, caretaker etc. She added that she has performed her duties to the best of her abilities and needs a raise due to the increased cost of living. Her husband responded in a mail, promising to discuss with the board and get back to her. He then copied to the mail the Labour Union, Wives Association of Nigeria, and the Mothers Progressive Union. See below.
I May Lose my Leg if I do not get Bail – Former Pension Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Begs Judge for Bail
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I May Lose my Leg if I do not get Bail – Former Pension Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina Begs Judge for Bail

Embattled former chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), has appealed to Justice Okong Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to grant him bail as he stands the risk of getting his leg amputated due to his failing health condition. Maina through his lawyer, Sani Katu SAN, made the appeal at the resumed hearing of his trial today February 19 Katu told the court that his client was taken to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, because of his worsening health condition and the medical report was exhibited in the bail application. The lawyer said Maina's leg might be amputated as the Kuje Correctional Centre where he is being held does not have the facility to attend to his state of health. Maina who is standing trial for an alleged N2 bill...
Piers Morgan Goes to the Police after Receiving Death Threats
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Piers Morgan Goes to the Police after Receiving Death Threats

British media personality, Piers Morgan has approached to police after being subjected to abuses on his Instagram account. The Good Morning Britain presenter in a tweet he shared, said he filed a report with the cops after being bombarded with vile abuse on his Instagram page. He also shared screenshot of messages in which he and his family, including son Spencer, were targeted. One troll told the father-of-four that he was a "marked man" and that phoning the police wouldn't stop the people who wanted to "kill" him. The Good Morning Britain star's son Spencer had also shared a screen grab of the grave threat. Spencer Morgan was also told in the post to "watch his back" and threats were also made against Piers' wife Celia Walden.   After a follower suggested ...
UNN Lecturer Arrested for allegedly Impregnating and Threatening Student
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UNN Lecturer Arrested for allegedly Impregnating and Threatening Student

Operatives of Crack Squad, Enugu State Police Command have arrested one Dr. Chigozie Odum, said to be a senior lecturer at the Archeology Department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The lecturer was arrested for allegedly impregnating a student identified as Onah Chinyere and threatening her. Daily Post reported that a petition from the family lawyer of the female student led to the arrest of the lecturer. It read;   “It is our client’s instruction that she has been a student in the Archeology and Tourism Department, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. “According to her instructions, Dr. Odum Chigozie Jude is one of the lecturers in the said department. “Our brief further showed that the said Dr. Odum Jude went and approached our client and d...
I’ve Been Approached To Return As Anambra Gov, — Ngige
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I’ve Been Approached To Return As Anambra Gov, — Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, tells TONY OKAFOR that the Igbo should produce the president of the country in 2023 based on principle of justice and equity. He also says he has been approached to return to the Government House in Anambra State as the governor What stage is the 2nd Niger Bridge now? Work is ongoing on the  2nd Niger Bridge. The contractor gave an undertaking to deliver the project before 2022 which is the appointed date, I believe him because they’re working day and night. Apart from the little hiccups occasioned by demands for compensation, they’re on schedule. The job is about 45 per cent complete and the fund for the construction is available. That is the good news for the people of the South-East. The cost of the bridge from the exi...
Russian Warship ‘Aggressively Approached’ US Destroyer In Arabian Sea
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Russian Warship ‘Aggressively Approached’ US Destroyer In Arabian Sea

A Russian warship "aggressively approached" a US Navy destroyer while it was operating in the North Arabian Sea Thursday, ignoring warnings from the US vessel and increasing the risk of a collision, the US Navy said Friday. The incident is the latest example of a close encounter between US and Russian military forces that US officials have described as unsafe and provocative and comes roughly seven months after another incident in the Pacific in June when US and Russian warships came so close the US ship had to perform an emergency maneuver to avoid a collision. "On Thursday, Jan. 9, while conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea, USS Farragut was aggressively approached by a Russian Navy ship," the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, which oversees naval operations in the Middl...
MFM Pastor Arrested For Rape, S*x Abuse In Abuja
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MFM Pastor Arrested For Rape, S*x Abuse In Abuja

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) said on Sunday that they have arrested an Abuja-based pastor for the alleged rape and sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old orphan (name withheld), and impregnating her in the process. NAPTIP disclosed the identity of suspect as David Onyekachukwu, from Nsukka, Enugu State. He is also a full time pastor with the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church (MFM), Gwarimpa branch, Abuja. NAPTIP spokesperson Stella Nezan alleged in a statement released in Abuja that the suspect was asked to conduct deliverance on the girl after she was accused of being a witch, but he ended up taking advantage of her vulnerability by sexually molesting, repeatedly. Nezan said that preliminary investigation revealed that t...

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