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Former youth football coach, 77, extradited from Vietnam to face child sex abuse allegations in UK
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Former youth football coach, 77, extradited from Vietnam to face child sex abuse allegations in UK

A former youth football coach has been extradited from Vietnam and flown back to the UK to face historic child sex abuse crimes. Kenneth Divers, 77, was arrested on an international warrant by Vietnamese officials with the support of the National Crime Agency in the city of Hoi An on January 18. He is being flown back to Scotland in connection with historic child sex abuse offences. It is understood he worked as a teacher at a secondary school. Denvers is set to appear at Scotland's Paisley Sheriff Court in the coming days, sources told the Daily Record, who said Police Scotland confirmed that Divers is now in custody. Authorities in the South East Asian country said there is no suggestion he will be questioned over offences in Vietnam an...
Rangnick is outdated, old school – Man Utd players lament
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Rangnick is outdated, old school – Man Utd players lament

Manchester United players feel interim boss, Ralf Rangnick is “outdated and out of his time”, according to the UK Mirror. It is understood the German is unpopular in the dressing room. A source, who has a close connection to the United dressing room, revealed: “He is so unpopular, we don’t like him.” Rangnick arrived with a reputation as an innovative coach, who helped shape the careers of Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel. But it has been some years since Rangnick commanded a touchline. From 2012, the German has worked as director of football for both Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig, head of sport and development for Red Bull GmbH and finally manager of sports and development for Lokomotiv Moscow. Rangnick will move into a consultancy role at the end of the season on a t...
Update: Third suspect charged in rapper Young Dolph’s murder
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Update: Third suspect charged in rapper Young Dolph’s murder

A third man is now facing charges in connection with the shocking murder of rapper Young Dolph eight weeks ago, officials revealed on Wednesday January 12. Shundale Barnett, 27, has been charged with being an after-the-fact accessory to the deadly daylight ambush that ended the revered rapper’s life on Nov. 17, U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller said at a press conference. According to Miller, Barnett was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over at a truck stop just outside Terre Haute, Indiana, Tuesday afternoon amid a national manhunt for Justin Johnson, 23, the Memphis man identified last week as the subject of a first-degree murder warrant in the Young Dolph case. Johnson was behind the wheel and taken into custody without a fight, Miller said. “Shundale Barnett is a person who, we bel...
“S£x on first date does not make you cheap” Blessing Okoro tells follower seeking relationship advice
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“S£x on first date does not make you cheap” Blessing Okoro tells follower seeking relationship advice

Blessing Okoro has shared a response she gave to someone seeking relationship advice from her. The "relationship and mental expert" was asked by a follower if it's OK for her to have sex with a man on a first date. Blessing responded, telling the follower that sex on a first date doesn't make one cheap. She added that its based on "choice and connection". However,  she advised the follower that it's best they spend the first date getting to know each other.
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FIFA 22 best Icons: Legendary players to use in Ultimate Team

Which legendary players provide the best value for money in FUT? Icons are always the most popular players in FIFA Ultimate Team. Their versatility means they can be used in almost every squad, even if they have no real connection to the rest of the team. For example, Brazilian striker Ronaldo will still have excellent chemistry in a Premier League squad despite never playing in England's top flight during his player career.
2023: OPC disowns Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fayemi
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2023: OPC disowns Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fayemi

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) says it has no connection with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu and Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi. Publicity Secretary, Yinka Oguntimehin said the organization was not involved with a “Mega Accord of 57 civil society groups rooting for southwest presidential candidate”. In a statement on Monday, he said those who dropped the name of OPC during a meeting at the weekend were engaging in fraud. The spokesman said the Aare Gani Adams-led body at no time announced it was mobilizing for any politician or party. He maintained that Nigeria’s problem can only be solved through restructuring, to allow regions develop at their own pace as it was in the 1960 and 1963 constitutions. “We are aware that when elections are appro...
Update: Suspect Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline
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Update: Suspect Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline

A man who was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of philanthropist Jackie Avant during a robbery at her Trousdale Estates home in Beverly Hills last week has been charged, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced in a statement. Aariel Maynor, 29, faces murder and attempted murder charges in the Dec. 1 attack in which Avant’s security guard was also shot at but not injured. Maynor was also charged with being a felon with a firearm, two counts of residential burglary with a person present, and an allegation that he used an assault long-barrel pistol during the crimes. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday December 7, at the Airport Branch courthouse. The 81-year-old victim was the wife of music legend, Clarence Avant. Maynor was arrested ...
Chris Cuomo Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegation Following his Termination from CNN
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Chris Cuomo Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegation Following his Termination from CNN

Anchor Chris Cuomo has denied a sexual misconduct allegation made against him after CNN fired him for helping to defend his brother, Andrew Cuomo, in the then-governor’s own sexual misconduct investigation. Cuomo, one of the network's anchors, was the subject of an investigation, unrelated to the misconduct allegations, by the New York attorney general which concluded that Cuomo had helped his brother, former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo, defend himself against sexual misconduct allegations. However, following Cuomo's termination from CNN, an allegation of sexual misconduct came to light. Following his termination on Saturday, Cuomo denied the sexual misconduct allegation that had this time been made against him. The allegation was first reported by The New York Times. ...
TV personality Martha Stewart, 80, confirms she has a new Boyfriend, talks about “Short-lived” Romance with Larry King
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TV personality Martha Stewart, 80, confirms she has a new Boyfriend, talks about “Short-lived” Romance with Larry King

80-year-old American retail businesswoman, writer, and television personality Martha Stewart has confirmed that she has a new boyfriend. Stewart revealed this in an interview with Andy Cohen on “Watch What Happens Live,” but didn't share any additional detail. When asked about her recent romance, she said; “No. I shouldn’t say no. I mean yes, but I’m not going to tell you.” Stewart who evaded questions about her new romantic partner, however opened up about her previous short-lived romantic connection to the late Larry King. She revealed that she thought they were just friends when they went out to dinner at Elio’s in New York City. The TV personality said; “I thought we were just talking about journalism etc. etc., and then he sort of got a little amorous." She didn’t sha...
Former Miss Brazil Transsexual, Mikaelly Martinez accused of drugging, robbing men she met online
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Former Miss Brazil Transsexual, Mikaelly Martinez accused of drugging, robbing men she met online

A former Miss Brazil Transsexual has reportedly been arrested for allegedly drugging men she met online and stealing their valuables. Mikaelly Martinez, who held the trans crown in 2019, was arrested Sunday on Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Newsflash reported. “She used to drug men after attracting them to a sexual event or sometimes under the impression it was a sexual encounter,” Police Chief Leandro Gontijo said. “When she arrived at the hotel, another trans suspect appeared who promised to take part in a threesome,” he added. “The man was offered a drink and a drug was put in the glass. He then had his belongings stolen.”Police also are investigating Martinez in connection with similar crimes in Sao Paulo, Florianopolis and Balneario Camboriu, according to the outlet. ...
Solskjaer has had more time at Man Utd than other managers – Jamie Carragher
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Solskjaer has had more time at Man Utd than other managers – Jamie Carragher

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, has insisted that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘has been given more time at Manchester United’ than other managers have at their respective clubs in the Premier League. Man United have only won one of their last four matches under Solskjaer and have suffered defeats to Leicester City, Liverpool and Manchester City recently. But Carragher believes Solskjaer is not being ‘judged solely on the quality of his work’ and that Man United have stuck with the Norwegian because of his ’emotional attachment’ with the Red Devils fans. “There will be those who will argue Arteta should be included in the group alongside Lampard, Pirlo and Solskjaer as a notable ex-player struggling to prove he is an elite coach at the club he played for,” he told The T...
R.Kelly’s associate sentenced for burning family SUV of one of the convicted singer’s victims
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R.Kelly’s associate sentenced for burning family SUV of one of the convicted singer’s victims

An R. Kelly associate has been sentenced to 96 months for witness intimidation in connection to the singer’s sex crime and racketeering case. The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York announced the sentencing Wednesday November 17, about seven months after 38-year-old Michael Williams pleaded guilty to an arson charge. The Georgia resident admitted to authorities he had traveled to the home of one of Kelly’s accusers and set fire to a vehicle that was parked outside her Florida residence. Prosecutors say Williams’ deliberate actions were intended to scare the woman and prevent her from cooperating in Kelly’s federal trial. Williams, a relative of Kelly’s former publicist, reportedly arrived at the accuser’s house on June 11, 2020, and poured gasoline around...
Liverpool hospital suicide bomber killed in terrorist attack is identified
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Liverpool hospital suicide bomber killed in terrorist attack is identified

The bomber killed in the terrorist attack outside the Women’s Hospital in Liverpool on Sunday, Nov. 14, has been named by Counter Terrorism Police North West as 32-year-old Emad Al Swealmeen. Al Swealmeen was killed after a homemade device went off in the backseat of a taxi. The taxi driver who has been named as David Perry noticed the device and locked the cab with Al Swealmeen inside. The device then exploded, killing Al Swealmeen and injuring Perry, who had to be taken to hospital, but has since been discharged. According to the Daily Mail, Al Swealmeen goes by the name Enzo Almeni and was born in Syria but raised in Iraq. The senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Andrew Meeks said: ''Our enquiries a...
‘Unbreakable is the bond that we have formed with each other”- Lagos Monarch, Oba Elegushi, tells his first wife Sekinat as she turns 45
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‘Unbreakable is the bond that we have formed with each other”- Lagos Monarch, Oba Elegushi, tells his first wife Sekinat as she turns 45

Lagos Monarch, Oba Elegushi, is in a celebratory mood as his first wife,Olori Sekinat, turns 45 today November 10. In a post shared on his IG page, Oba Elegushi professed his love for Olori Sekinat, his first wife. He mentioned that the connection he has with her is undeniable and that their bond as husband and wife is unbreakable. Read the full text of his birthday message to her below and see lovely photos she shared from her birthday photoshoot below ''It’s my Queen’s birthday! It’s the 45th anniversary of your glorious and wonderful birth…I wont have met or benefited from all that you gave if you weren’t born on this day. So, My QSE, I celebrate you today as I always do; it is undeniable my connection with you, unbelievable is how much I love you, and unbreakable is the ...
Trial date for rapper YFN Lucci’s murder and racketeering case set for May 2022
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Trial date for rapper YFN Lucci’s murder and racketeering case set for May 2022

A May 2022 trial date has been set in YFN Lucci’s murder and racketeering case. The American rapper was arrested in December of 2020 on multiple charges including murder in connection to an alleged gang shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old James Adams. Lucci had a bond hearing today where a judge set a trial date for the case for May 12, 2022, according to online Fulton County records. He maintains his innocence. YFN Lucci has been locked up since December 10, 2020, when he turned himself in to the Fulton County jail after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He bonded out in February 2021 but returned to jail in May after being indicted in a racketeering case connected to the murder and alleged gang activity. Lucci was named among a dozen others in the case, which l...
NDA denies arrest of its attack mastermind
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NDA denies arrest of its attack mastermind

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has debunked reports that the mastermind of the attack carried out in its facility, has being arrested. Recall it was reported earlier that an Air Force personnel, Torsabo Solomon was arrested in connection with the recent attack at the academy. Spokesperson of the academy, Bashir Jajira in a statement released on Monday night, November 8, said the sergeant is not in its custody and has no connection with the attack. Jajira added that though the perpetrators of the dastardly act are yet to be apprehended, all hands are on deck to bring them to book. The statement read; The attention of the Nigerian Defence Academy has been drawn to a viral publication on social media regarding the arrest of one Sgt Torsabo Solomon for his involvement in the...
‘Get the f*ck away from them’ – Neville in fresh ‘robots’ rant as Man Utd control players on social media
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‘Get the f*ck away from them’ – Neville in fresh ‘robots’ rant as Man Utd control players on social media

The ex-Red Devils defender has spoken out on a regular basis this season about the need for Premier League performers to put their own messages across Gary Neville has urged those looking to control social media activity at Manchester United to “get the f*ck away” from personal accounts and stop trying to turn Premier League performers into “robots”. It is not the first time that the former Red Devils defender has spoken out on this matter, with the ex-England international disappointed that high-profile figures are not being allowed to put their own messages across. For him, emotion is being removed from the connection that once bonded those on the field to those in the stands, with too many generic statements being pushed through by teams behind the scenes that dictate and monit...
Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired
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Husband of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins ‘to file wrongful death lawsuit’ after Movie armorer claimed saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired

The husband of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was shot dead on the set of Alec Baldwin's movie 'Rust', has hired lawyers and is set to file a wrongful death lawsuit, according to a new report. Hutchins was shot and killed during rehearsals for the film in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 21. The news of the lawsuit comes as Rust armorer (Crew member responsible for providing arms on set), Hannah Gutierrez Reed said she's not yet ready to speak about what happened after her lawyers claimed a saboteur put live round in gun Alec Baldwin fired. Matthew Hutchins has hired the law firm Panish, Shea, Boyle and Ravipudi in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. Sources told the outlet that there will be multiple defendants in the suit and it will be filed on behalf of Matthew and their...
Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja
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Police launch manhunt for killer of retired police officer in Abuja

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have declared a manhunt for the killer of a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Augustine Egim. Egim was until his death, the General Manager of Percival Security and Safety Agencies Limited (PSSA), a private security company firm in Abuja. According to TheSun , the Ogoja, Cross River State native died on Thursday night, October 21, after the fleeing suspect pushed him and he fell and hit his head on a stone. Ejim had reportedly gone to visit his sister about 9:30 pm at the Karamajidi suburb area of Abuja in connection with a proposed early morning journey on Friday. He was said to have lost his father-in-law whose body is currently in the mortuary, and his planned journey was in connection with the burial. The late p...
British MP, David Amess, dies after being stabbed to death in Essex church
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British MP, David Amess, dies after being stabbed to death in Essex church

Tory MP, Sir David Amess, has died after being stabbed several times. The Conservative MP, who represented Southend West in Essex, was reportedly attacked by a man who walked into a church in Leigh-on-Sea where he was hosting a constituency surgery on Friday afternoon, October 15. The 69-year-old long-serving public servant remained in the Belfairs Methodist Church for at least two hours following the incident at around 12.05pm receiving treatment, according to reports. An air ambulance was at the scene, as were other emergency vehicles, with the area sealed off and placed on lockdown. Essex Police arrested a 25-year-old man, then later confirmed the victim had died. The force tweeted just after 3pm to confirm the victim had died...
Solskjaer Dismisses Questions Over Sancho’s Form
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Solskjaer Dismisses Questions Over Sancho’s Form

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dismissed questions over Jadon Sancho's form and insisted the summer signing will shine in a Manchester United shirt. Sancho scored 16 goals and had 20 assists in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund last season, but is yet to register in either category since his £73m move to Old Trafford this summer. England manager Gareth Southgate suggested Sancho's recent form was not worthy of the international call he received on Thursday and said he would need help settling in the Premier League. But Solskjaer was left to ask if Southgate had been watching the night before, when Sancho played 75 minutes of United's 2-1 Champions League win over Villarreal. "Was that interview done before Wednesday night?" he said when Southgate's comments, made on Thursday...
Nigerian car dealer to face 20 years in US prison as he’s charged with money laundering and investment fraud
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Nigerian car dealer to face 20 years in US prison as he’s charged with money laundering and investment fraud

The founder and CEO of Big-T Autos, Tochukwu Abel Edeh, has been arrested in the United States of America and charged over alleged money laundering. The 31-year-old was arrested on September 2, 2021 and indicted in federal court in Boston on Thursday, September 30. He allegedly operated an unlicensed money transmitting business to launder the proceeds of online investment fraud schemes, according to the US Department of Justice. The defendant allegedly conspired with others, in or around 2015, to launder and transmit proceeds of Ponzi-style investment fraud schemes based in Nigeria. A statement by the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts, reads: "A Nigerian national was indicted today in federal court in Boston in conn...
BBNaija: You either evict me or stop being moody – Cross warns Angel
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BBNaija: You either evict me or stop being moody – Cross warns Angel

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 finalist, Cross has warned Angel to stop having mood swings with him in the house. Angel on Wednesday night became sober and retired to her bed not talking with any housemate. Cross approached her in the room, insisting that she should stop such attitude. Speaking to Angel, Cross said: “You’ve started with this behavior and you know I don’t like it. If this is how you cope don’t do that with me. If you want to do that wait till Monday. “Once you start having connection with me, you can’t decide to stay in one place and get moody. “It’s not going to work for me. It’s either you evict me out of this house or you find a way to evict yourself,” Cross warned Angel.
UCL: Messi vs Ronaldo: Joe Cole names greatest player in history
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UCL: Messi vs Ronaldo: Joe Cole names greatest player in history

Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole has insisted that Paris Saint-Germain superstar, Lionel Messi remains the greatest football player in history. Both Messi and Ronaldo scored vital goals for their respective clubs in the Champions League to hand them the assurance of making it out of the group stages of the competition. There has been an unending debate over who is the better player between the two greatest players of all time. Messi’s goal for Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday was his first since joining from Barcelona in the summer, curling an effort from outside the box into the top corner in PSG’s 2-0 win over Man City. And Cole, a former England international, had no doubts that the Argentina captain would succeed with PSG, adding that his latest piece of brillian...
Sit-at-home: Hoodlums Set Vehicle conveying food items ablaze in Enugu
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Sit-at-home: Hoodlums Set Vehicle conveying food items ablaze in Enugu

Suspected hoodlums have set ablaze a vehicle conveying food items in Enugu State on Monday, September 27. The vehicle was set on fire during the sit-at-home declared by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The vehicle conveying tomatoes, vegetables and other food items was burnt at Edem junction, Ibeagwa in Enugu East Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the vehicle was returning from the Ugwogo end of the Opi-Enugu by-pass when it was attacked. Sympathisers were said to have put a call to the State Fire Service, who eventually contained the inferno. A sympathiser said;  “It’s a fairly huge loss which ought not to have occurred had our people reasoned very well before embarking on retrogressive actions such as this one.” M...
Reality star, Chris Adah Reacts after being Trolled for Marrying a Younger Man
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Reality star, Chris Adah Reacts after being Trolled for Marrying a Younger Man

Chris Adah, one of the Ultimate Love reality stars, has reacted after she was trolled for marrying a younger man. The 37-year-old took to her Instagram Stories to address the criticism. She questioned why it is OK for women in their 20s to marry men in their 60s but she is being trolled for marrying a 35-year-old man who is just two years her junior. Chris and her husband, Chris, met during the 2020 Edition of Ultimate Love reality show and were paired together as ''Double Chris.'' Their connection extented outside the show, ultimately leading to marriage. Reacting to people trolling her for marrying a younger man, Chris said she understands that her life was made into a social experiment during the reality show to entertain people but that doesn't give them the right to di...
Police arrest, parade three suspected kidnappers of Bethel Baptist School students
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Police arrest, parade three suspected kidnappers of Bethel Baptist School students

Three suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigeria Police in connection with the abduction of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school in Kaduna State. The name of the suspects include, “Adamu Bello, Isiaku Lawal and Muazu Abubakar” They were paraded on Thursday by the Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, at the headquarters of defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The suspects who were dressed in military camouflage told journalists during interviews that they were among the 25 gunmen who stormed the school recently. Abubakar, a 27-year-old suspect, said, “Twenty-five of us carried out the operation. We kidnapped 136 students and I got N100,000 share from the money.” DAILY POST recalls that the school was inva...
Bauchi govt moves to avert crisis in Tafawa Balewa over death of woman
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Bauchi govt moves to avert crisis in Tafawa Balewa over death of woman

The Bauchi State Government on Tuesday evening condemned the killing of a woman in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of the state, informing that security agencies have arrested some suspects in connection with the killing. DAILY POST reliably gathered people in the area saw the lifeless body of the woman, which made tempers rise as they wanted to avenge her death. Though the cause of the woman’s death was unknown as of the time of filing this report, it was gathered that the incident led to tension in the community. But in a swift move to avert crisis in the area, the state government in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim, decried the incident leading to the death of the woman, describing it as “dastardly and infamous act”...
BBNaija: I didn’t believe Cross liked someone like me – Saskay
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BBNaija: I didn’t believe Cross liked someone like me – Saskay

Evicted BBNaija season 6 housemate, Saskay has given reason why she did not believe Cross genuinely liked her. Saskay said this on Monday during her interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on African Magic when asked about her connection with male housemates in the house. According to her, she didn’t know Cross liked her until Peace brought it to her attention. Saskay noted that she didn’t believe Cross because she felt she was not his type of girl. Saskay said: “I didn’t believe Cross liked me. It was Peace who noticed it and brought it to my attention. “I didn’t think Cross liked me because I felt his type of person wouldn’t like someone like me.” Saskay went ahead to say she stayed close to both JayPaul and Cross sometime in the house because she d...
Start showing your worth’ – Tim Sherwood warns two Chelsea players
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Start showing your worth’ – Tim Sherwood warns two Chelsea players

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager, Tim Sherwood, has warned Chelsea stars Timo Werner and Saul Niguez to start showing their worth at Stamford Bridge, or else they will be left out from Thomas Tuchel’s squad. Sherwood gave the warning ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Tottenham on Sunday evening. He expects Werner to ‘struggle’ this season and says Niguez, who failed to impress in his Chelsea debut against Aston Villa last week, cannot afford a slow start to his career at the Blues. “Everyone thought that Timo Werner and Kai Havertz would be nailed on starters for Chelsea because of the German connection,” Sherwood told Premier League Productions. “But I think Werner is going to struggle. I think he needs to show the manager that he is got more than the press, he ne...
Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna
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Two suspects arrested over murder of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s son in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of Captain Abdulkareem, the son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial seat in the Senate According to reports, the suspects were apprehended two days ago. However, details of the arrest are sketchy. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said that one of the suspects is currently at large. "We have two suspected killers of Abdulkareem Na’Allah in our custody. One other is at large.” he stated. Recall that the 36-year-old pilot was killed by assailants in his Malali (GRA) residence in Kaduna North Local Government Area on Sunday, August 29. He was found tied and strangled in his bedroom around 12pm by the assailants who escaped with his vehicle and pe...
Actress Kate Hudson Engaged to Longtime boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa
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Actress Kate Hudson Engaged to Longtime boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa

Actress Kate Hudson is engaged to her longtime boyfriend and baby daddy, Danny Fujikawa. The 42-year-old actress announced her engagement on the evening of Monday September 13, with a photo of her and Danny kissing on a cliff overlooking a beach. The photo came with the caption "Let’s go!". The Almost Famous star and the musician who met through Hudson's friends Sara and Erin Foster, who are also Danny's stepsisters, welcomed their first child and daughter together, Rani Rose in October 2018. Commenting on the their connection while on The Talk in December 2017, the actress said;  "We've known each other for 15 years; he's my best friend's stepbrother. We kinda skipped through the part of knowing what the hiccups were. You kinda skip the part of going, 'Oh, you're like th...
Former Chelsea and Senegal Striker Demba Ba Retires from football at 36
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Former Chelsea and Senegal Striker Demba Ba Retires from football at 36

Former Chelsea and Senegal striker, Demba Ba has announced his retirement from football at the age of 36. Demba Ba made the announcement via his social media accounts almost a month after he left Swiss Super League club Lugano. In a post on Twitter, Ba wrote: "It is with a heart filled with gratefulness that I announce the end of my playing career. "What a wonderful journey it has been. Beside all the sweat and tears I have faced, football has given me so many beautiful emotions. From the passion of the fans and the noise coming from the stands after every goal to the connection with my teammates on and off the field , this will forever remain in my head and heart. "I wanna thank everyone I've crossed paths with and helped me grow, every club and manager for given me an opportu...
50 Cent slammed for Insensitive Post on the death of Michael K Williams who he had Beef with
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50 Cent slammed for Insensitive Post on the death of Michael K Williams who he had Beef with

50 Cent has been slammed over his social media posts following the death of Michael K. Williams. The actor best known for his role in HBO’s The Wire was reported dead on Monday afternoon, September 6, after a suspected drug overdose. He was reportedly discovered unconscious in the dining room of his luxury Brooklyn penthouse with what appeared to be heroin on the kitchen table. 50 Cent then took to Instagram to share a screenshot of the New York Post article announcing Williams' death, and in the caption told people to check out his show Raising Kanan to to see the dangers of Fentanyl overdoses. He then went on to use the hashtags #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi #bottlerover to promote his liquor brand. In the now-deleted post, he w...
Police arrest Second man in Relation to Benjamin Mendy’s alleged Rape Case
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Police arrest Second man in Relation to Benjamin Mendy’s alleged Rape Case

Cheshire Constabulary have confirmed that a second man has been arrested as part of an inquiry into allegations of rape against Manchester City player, Benjamin Mendy. Mendy, 27, appeared in court on Friday, August 27, after being charged with three counts of rape on the same date in October last year and a fourth offence earlier this week. The defender is also accused of touching a woman sexually in January this year. All the alleged three victims are over the age of 16. The four offences are all alleged to have happened at the Frenchman’s home in Prestbury, Cheshire. In a statement Cheshire Constabulary said: "We can confirm that we have arrested a second man, age 40, in connection to an ongoing investigation into sexual offences at an address in Cheshire. "The man was a...
Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’
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Gay man, 50, Battered to Death in ‘Homophobic attack’

A man who was battered to death in a suspected homophobic attack inside a cemetery has been pictured for the first time. Ranjith Kakanamalage was attacked and left for dead in Tower Hamlets, East London, on August 16. The 50-year-old, also known as Roy, was a gay man who had lived in the area for many years, cops said. They added that the incident is being treated as a homophobic hate crime. Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service following reports of a man found unresponsive. Police found Mr Kakanamalage with a head injury and he was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination found the cause of death to have been blunt force trauma to the head. Detective Chief Superintendent Marcus Barnett said:...
Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy Charged with rape
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Manchester City star, Benjamin Mendy Charged with rape

Manchester City, footballer Benjamin Mendy was today charged with four counts of rape and one of sexual assault against three people. The 27-year-old  left-back has immediately been suspended by the club pending an investigation. Mendy, who also plays for the French national team, has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear at Chester Magistrates' Court tomorrow. The five charges against the star relate to three people aged over 16 and are alleged to have taken place between October last year and this month. Mendy, who was born in Longjumeau in the Paris suburbs, has played for Manchester City since 2017 when he joined from Monaco for a reported £52million. A Cheshire Constabulary spokesman said: 'The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Cheshire Constab...
Hamza Koudeih: I am not an accomplice – Mompha replies EFCC
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Hamza Koudeih: I am not an accomplice – Mompha replies EFCC

Instagram celebrity, Mompha has reacted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission calling him an accomplice in a money laundering case against Lebanese suspect, Hamza Koudeih who was arrested at his residence in Eko Atlantic Pearl Tower in 2019. The anti-graft agency earlier today, released a statement titled "EFCC Opposes Mompha's Accomplice, Koudeih's Application For Foreign Medical Checkup". In the statement, the EFCC said Koudeih is being "prosecuted alongside one Kayode Phillips, both of whom are alleged accomplices of Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos for alleged money laundering." The defendants were also described as "high-valued targets in Organized Cyber Syndicat...
If you are Successful and Wealthy, avoid your School alumni WhatsApp forum – Reno Omokri
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If you are Successful and Wealthy, avoid your School alumni WhatsApp forum – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has advised successful people to avoid their schools' alumni WhatsApp groups. According to him, this could lead to hate from other classmates who might not be that successful. Expantiating on his advice, Reno wrote; ''If you are successful and wealthy, avoid your school alumni WhatsApp forum. Too often, you may attract unnecessary hatred from schoolmates who never had your time in school, yet now believe that their poverty is your responsibility to fix, and your refusal to fix their poverty is a show of hatred towards them. They will devote more time to pulling you down than in pulling themselves up. Due to their emotional connection to your youth, you may end up getting distracted. So, to avoid stories that touch, just jejely face your front before you are drawn to ...
Police arrest 22-year-old alleged militants’ spy girl over violent attacks on South-East security formations
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Police arrest 22-year-old alleged militants’ spy girl over violent attacks on South-East security formations

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 22-year-old alleged female spy, Gloria Okolie, in connection to the attacks on security formations, INEC offices and other critical national infrastructures in the South-East which saw the death of security operatives. Reports on the arrest of Okolie surfaced following outcry by rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who claimed that she was allegedly turned into a ‘maid,’  at the IRT office in Owerri after her 'unlawful detention.' A statement issued on Sunday, August 22, and signed by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Aremu Adeniran, alleged that Okolie is a member of the Eastern Security Network. The statement read; "Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, working with the Military and other security forces, have arrested ...
South African man whose Girlfriend was Killed in a ‘Hijacking,’ Arrested for her Brutal Murder after Suspects Implicated him
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South African man whose Girlfriend was Killed in a ‘Hijacking,’ Arrested for her Brutal Murder after Suspects Implicated him

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his girlfriend who was found with her throat slit after an alleged botched hijacking in the Free State, South Africa. The man was arrested on Thursday, August 19, a few days after the arrest of the two men who allegedly murdered his 24-year-old girlfriend, Nnini Pule. They suspects allegedly implicated the man who was then arrested and also charged with Pule’s murder as well as perjury.   Colonel Thandi Mbambo of the Free State police said on May 13 2021, the man arrived at the Theunissen Police Station to report a hijacking incident. Holding a 2-year-old baby boy, he told police that he was attacked by two men alongside the road about 4km from Winburg to Senekal where he was driving with his g...
Newcastle star Willock says he receives racist abuse on social media every day
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Newcastle star Willock says he receives racist abuse on social media every day

The 21-year-old has said he still intends on using the platforms because he doesn't want to cut off his connection with fans Newcastle midfielder Joe Willock has said he receives racist abuse on social media on a daily basis. Willock, who recently completed a £25 million ($35m) transfer from Arsenal, said that despite the abuse, he still wants to use social media to connect with fans. The 21-year-old did call upon social media companies to do more to combat racism on their platforms.
Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965
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Bob Dylan sued for allegedly drugging and Sexually Abusing 12-year-old Girl in 1965

A new lawsuit alleges that Bob Dylan, the Nobel-winning folk singer-songwriter, gave a 12-year-old girl drugs and alcohol before sexually abusing her in 1965. The lawsuit alleges that the singer "befriended and established an emotional connection with the plaintiff", identified in court papers only as "JC" and groomed her over the course of six weeks in April and May 1965. The suit, filed late Friday, August 13, on behalf of JC, now a 68-year-old woman living in Greenwich, Connecticut, alleges that Dylan, then 23 or 24 years old, "exploited his status as a musician by grooming JC to gain her trust and to obtain control over her as part of his plan to sexually molest and abuse" her. According to the complaint, Dylan established a "connection' with JC to "lower her inhibitions w...
Silento indicted for Murder in Connection to Cousin’s Fatal Shooting
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Silento indicted for Murder in Connection to Cousin’s Fatal Shooting

"Watch Me" rapper, Silento, has been indicted on four charges by a Georgia grand jury in connection with the shooting death of his cousin earlier this year. According to new legal documents, Silento, born Ricky Lamar Hawk, was charged with malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. The Atlanta MC, 23, was arrested in February for the murder of his 34-year-old cousin, Frederick Rooks. On Jan. 21, police responded to a 3:30 a.m. call regarding shots fired and found Rooks dead at the scene with multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Silento was also arrested last August for assault with a deadly weapon after being accused of walking into an unlocked stranger’s home in the Valley ...
Three Suspected Foreign Smugglers Arrested as Nigeria Customs intercepts Pangolin scales, Elephant Tusks Worth N22.3bn in Lagos
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Three Suspected Foreign Smugglers Arrested as Nigeria Customs intercepts Pangolin scales, Elephant Tusks Worth N22.3bn in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested three suspected smugglers in connection with pangolin scales and elephant tusks worth N22.3 billion intercepted in Lagos State. Briefing the media on Wednesday, August 4, in Lagos, the Controller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali, said the 17,137.44 kilograms of Pangolin scales (196 sacks), 870.44 kilograms of Elephant tusks and 4.60 kilograms of Pangolin claws were evacuated at a location in Lekki, after proper examination. According to the Customs CG, NCS’s extensive collaboration yielded credible intelligence that triggered swift and comprehensive actions by the Customs Intelligence Unit and Headquarters Strike force. "The ever increasing and relevant functions of the global Customs...
NDLEA Seizes Bandits’ Drug Supply in Niger
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NDLEA Seizes Bandits’ Drug Supply in Niger

A warehouse at Mailefe village in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger state, which is suspected to be a storage facility for drug supplies to bandits operating in parts of the state has been raided by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The operatives who acted on a tip-off said 125 bags of Cannabis Sativa were recovered after a thorough search of the warehouse. A man who was seen praying in front of the house fled into the forest when he sighted the narcotic officers from afar, and it is still unclear what his connection to the racket was.
I will return to Catholic Church where I belong – Mother of 13-year-old girl killed by suspected ritualists in Delta laments after arrest of pastor
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I will return to Catholic Church where I belong – Mother of 13-year-old girl killed by suspected ritualists in Delta laments after arrest of pastor

Mrs. Queendalene Nwafor, the mother of the 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly killed by suspected ritualists in Delta State, has sought God's vengeance over the death of her beloved daughter. It will be recalled that Miracle Nwafor was brutally murdered and dumped behind School of Nursing, Boji Boji Agbor, two months ago. Her heart was ripped open and other vital organs removed. A yet-to-be-identified pastor and one other have been arrested in connection with the murder. In an interview with Ika Weekly Newspaper, the petty trader who hails from Ebonyi State, appealed to the Government, Non-Governmental Organizations, spirited and well-meaning individuals for financial assistance to aid her to bury her daughter. The widow said the death of her daughter was through the c...
Famous Dutch Crime reporter, Peter R. de Vries dies nine days after being shot in Amsterdam
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Famous Dutch Crime reporter, Peter R. de Vries dies nine days after being shot in Amsterdam

Famous Dutch crime reporter, Peter R de Vries has died nine days after he was shot in Amsterdam. Quoting a family statement, RTL News, the Dutch network De Vries regularly contributed to, said: "Peter fought to the end, but was unable to win the battle." "Peter has lived by his conviction: 'On bended knee is no way to be free,'" the family statement said. "We are unbelievably proud of him and at the same time inconsolable." The statement also requested privacy for De Vries' partner and loved ones to "process his death in peace". Police said De Vries was shot in Lange Leidsedwarsstraat, close to a large public square in Amsterdam. The attack happened after the journalist, 64, made a regular appearance on a current affairs television show. Two suspects have been detain...
Can Benitez arrival salvage Iwobi’s muddled Everton career?
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Can Benitez arrival salvage Iwobi’s muddled Everton career?

Despite supporters’ misgivings over the deal, the Spaniard’s Liverpool connection should be the least of fans and the Super Eagle’s worries On the one hand, it’s pretty easy to understand why Everton fans were largely united in protestation before Rafael Benitez was appointed this week. While some of those objections went disgracefully overboard, the Spaniard’s selection means he becomes only the second-ever manager to take charge of Liverpool and the Toffees. 129 years since William Edward Barclay, the former Newcastle United boss replaced Carlo Ancelotti in the dugout, following the latter’s return to Real Madrid, and now must help Everton bounce back from losing the most decorated manager in the club's history.
CDC begins investigation after healthy 13-year-old boy dies 3 days after receiving second covid-19 vaccine
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CDC begins investigation after healthy 13-year-old boy dies 3 days after receiving second covid-19 vaccine

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy three days after he received his second dose of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. The boy, Jacob Clynick, had no underlying health conditions when he died in his sleep shortly after his second shot, his aunt Tammy Burages, told the Detroit Free Press, and health operatives are trying to see if there is a connection between the vaccine he received and his death. Jacob received his second shot in mid-June and died three days later after complaining of common post-vaccine symptoms including fatigue and fever, his aunt, said of the boy looking forward to his freshman year of high school. “He passed away in the middle of the night at home,” she told the Detroit Free Press. “We are ...

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