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LaLiga: Koeman Angry Over Barcelona’s Loss to Granada
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LaLiga: Koeman Angry Over Barcelona’s Loss to Granada

  Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has bemoaned his team’s lack of efficiency at both ends of the pitch, as they lost 2-1 to Granada at Camp Nou on Thursday. The result means the Catalans blew the chance to go top of LaLiga with five matches left. Lionel Messi opened the scoring, before missing a big chance to make it 2-0. Darwin Machis and Jorge Molina were left in acres of space to turn the game on its head in the second half. Barca’s second loss in 23 matches, means they are no longer in charge of their own destiny in the title race. “We lost our focus in the second half and made errors at the back,” Koeman told Movistar. “We need to accept the fact we’ve lost, that’s the reality of things. “We had chances to win the game, but that’s that. We’ve got fiv...
Another Nigerian Declared Missing in UK
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Another Nigerian Declared Missing in UK

Another British-Nigerian, Toby Olokodama, has been declared missing in London by the Metropolitan Police in Newham, United Kingdom. In a tweet on Sunday, April 18, the police said Olokodana disappeared from home at midnight on Saturday, April 19. “Toby is autistic & has learning difficulties. He is known to frequent transport hubs & travel on trains. His family & police are concerned for his welfare. If seen please call 101 ref 2068/18Apr” the police tweeted According to his bio on Facebook, Toby, 28, studied at Newham College and Cumberland Sports College. On 22 March, a 19-year-old Nigerian, Richard Okorogheye, also went missing from his home in Ladbroke Grove. His body was later found inside a lake in Epping Forest on April 5.
Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run
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Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run

A 50-year-old man who defiled his 6-year-old daughter a week ago in Megogo Village, Marani, Kisii county, Kenya, has been arrested. The suspect, Julius Ogamba Ongera, was arrested on Sunday, April 11, by detectives with the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI. In an incident that outraged many Kenyans after photos of the minor’s blood-soaked clothes were shared on social media, Ongera is alleged to have lured his daughter into a thicket in a plantation where he committed the beastly act on Saturday, April 3. The man left the child who was bleeding, unconscious in the plantation. She was said to have regained consciousness hours later and managed to walk with difficulties to her home and reported the matter to the mother. Ongera went ahead to threaten his wife with di...
Luke Shaw vs Ben Chilwell, Saka: Ashley Cole, Roy Keane name better left-back for England
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Luke Shaw vs Ben Chilwell, Saka: Ashley Cole, Roy Keane name better left-back for England

  Former Chelsea defender, Ashley Cole and Manchester United legend, Roy Keane, has picked United’s Luke Shaw as a better left back than Chelsea’s Ben Chilwell and Arsenal’s younger player, Bukayo Saka. According to them, the Manchester United man is leading the others in the race to be England’s first-choice left-back for the European Championship this summer. Shaw, who had some difficulties playing under former manager Jose Mourinho, has been excellent for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this season. He was called back to the England squad for the first time since 2018. He now competes for the left-back position with Chilwell and Saka but the two England legends believe he stands a better chance. Shaw provided the cross for Harry Kane’s opening goal in England’s 2-...
Actor Johnny Depp Denied Appeal in ‘wife beater’ Libel Case
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Actor Johnny Depp Denied Appeal in ‘wife beater’ Libel Case

Hollywood actor, Johnny Depp's appeal to overturn a damning high court ruling which backed a report that he assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard and left her in fear for her life, has been struck out. The actor was denied an appeal in his U.K. libel case against The Sun publisher, News Group Newspapers, after he sought to overturn the 2020 ruling of the tabloid accurately calling him a “wife beater.” After a highly publicized three-week trial in 2020, Justice Nicol ruled that the label was “substantially true” regarding his relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor asked the court of appeal to grant permission for him to challenge the ruling, with the aim of having its findings overturned and a retrial ordered. Part of Depp’s argument relied on further evidence that Heard ...
“It’s Sad to Stay Without Almighty Germany” – Nigerian Man Laments as he marks two Years Since his Deportation
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“It’s Sad to Stay Without Almighty Germany” – Nigerian Man Laments as he marks two Years Since his Deportation

A Nigerian man, Prince Clement Egbule from Rivers state, has expressed his frustration with life as he marks two years since he was deported from Germany. Egbule, who currently lives in Libya, said that he was deported from Germany in March 25, 2019. According to him, living in the war-torn country is difficult especially after having experienced life in Europe. "Today making it 2 years Germany deported me back to Africa Nigeria, 25 march 2019 from Frankfurt airport Germany flight moved 10:30am and arrived in Lagos airport Nigeria 5:30pm, its very sad moment and memory to stay without almighty Germany." he wrote. "Today is my sad day, but God is my strength, God will see me through all my difficulties. Staying in Libya after experiencing the life of Europe especially Ge...
Juventus takes final decision on Pirlo, Ronaldo leaving club
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Juventus takes final decision on Pirlo, Ronaldo leaving club

  Juventus has taken a final decision on the teams manager, Andrea Pirlo and forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, leaving the club. Recall that call for Pirlo’s sack grew in Italy earlier this month after Juventus crashed out from the Champions League against FC Porto, while Ronaldo was linked with a return to Real Madrid. However, Juventus vice-chairman, Pavel Nedved, has now decided that Pirlo and Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions at the end of the season. According to Nedved, Pirlo will continue his role as Juventus coach, while Ronaldo will see out the rest of his contract. “For me, Ronaldo can’t be touched,” Nedved told DAZN. “He has a contract until June 30, 2022, and will stay. What happens after that remains to be seen. “Cristiano, both technically...
Champions League Quarter-final: Zidane reacts to Real Madrid Facing Liverpool
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Champions League Quarter-final: Zidane reacts to Real Madrid Facing Liverpool

  Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has said his side will face a “demanding” game against Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals. Los Blancos welcome Liverpool to the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano for the first leg, before heading to Anfield for the second leg. In between those matches, they play Barcelona in the final El Clasico of the LaLiga season. But Zidane is refusing to take his eye off the ball in Europe, as he reacted to Friday’s quarter-final draw. “We know the difficulties at this level,” Zidane said. “It will be very demanding, especially physically.”
Laporta Elected Barcelona president for Second time, Speaks on Messi’s Future
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Laporta Elected Barcelona president for Second time, Speaks on Messi’s Future

Joan Laporta was on Sunday elected the new president of Barcelona. He returns to the position he previously held from 2003 to 2010. Laporta won ahead of rival candidates Victor Font and Toni Freixa. The Spanish club called the election on Sunday night, with Laporta winning with 30,184 votes and Font coming in second and Freixa third with 16,679 and 4,769 votes, respectively. Barca said 51,765 out of 109,531 eligible members had voted in the election. Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, as well as the club’s former coach and current Spain boss Luis Enrique, all participated in the voting exercise. “I want to thank all the members for coming out to vote what has been the most important election in the club’s history due to [the effects of] the coronavirus pandem...
Rita Ora’s Boyfriend Romain Gavras Confirms their Split after Lockdown Forced Them Apart
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Rita Ora’s Boyfriend Romain Gavras Confirms their Split after Lockdown Forced Them Apart

Rita Ora's boyfriend Romain Gavras has confirmed that he has split from the singer after lockdown forced them apart. The British singer and French film director Romain Gavras called time on their relationship after more than six months as a couple after they had found it ­difficult to see each other due to lockdown restrictions. A spokeswoman for Romain, 39, confirmed to MailOnline the relationship has been over for 'months', saying: 'Rita and Romain split up months ago because of difficulties with their respective work commitments. They remain close friends.' Rita and Romain went their separate ways weeks after her Covid rule-breaking 30th birthday party at a Notting Hill restaurant on November 21. The French director, who is based in London,  began dating Rita following h...
What Chelsea Have Done to Me – Timo Werner
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What Chelsea Have Done to Me – Timo Werner

  Chelsea forward, Timo Werner, has admitted that he has been humbled by the difficulties he has had to face at the club since joining last summer. The German admitted that his struggles at Stamford Bridge have brought him down to earth. Werner said he can no longer be considered a “super striker”. The forward joined Chelsea from RB Leipzig for a fee of £47.5 which means that much was expected of him but he has so far failed to live up to that hefty price tag. The Germany international knows he has fallen short of expectations in his first few months with the Blues. “At the beginning, I had this self-image that I can go on doing my thing here, but in the last few months I have been brought down to earth. It’s the way in England that you never have a quiet game,” ...
Selfish Player, you Don’t Care about Others Scoring Goals – Cassano Blasts Cristiano Ronaldo
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Selfish Player, you Don’t Care about Others Scoring Goals – Cassano Blasts Cristiano Ronaldo

  Former Italy international, Antonio Cassano, has slammed Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, ahead of the Bianconer’s Serie A clash with Crotone on Monday. Cassano said Ronaldo is a ‘selfish’ player that doesn’t give a damn about his teammates scoring goals. According to him, Ronaldo would struggle to adapt to Juventus manager, Andrea Pirlo’s philosophy at Allianz because he is too focused on himself to help the team. Ronaldo supplied two key passes and only had one shot on target as FC Porto defeated Juventus 2-1 in the Champions League last 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday night in Portugal. The 36-year-old joined Juventus from Real Madrid in 2018 for €112million after winning five Champions League trophies. “I have always said, even though he [Cristiano Ronald...
Barnsley vs Chelsea: Tuchel Confirms Kepa Will Start FA Cup Tie
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Barnsley vs Chelsea: Tuchel Confirms Kepa Will Start FA Cup Tie

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed the club’s record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga, will start tonight’s FA Cup fifth round tie at Barnsley. Kepa arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2018 as replacement for Thibaut Courtois. The Spaniard cost the Blues a world record £72million, but has since endured a rough patch. He has eventually been replaced as Chelsea’s first choice by Eduoard Mendy, who arrived from Rennes last summer. Mendy has started all four of Tuchel’s matches in charge so far and conceded just once, but the 28-year-old will earn a rest this evening with the German tactician handing Kepa an olive branch. “He [Kepa] will play [against Barnsley]. From outside, of course we had a view on his situation and some difficulties on the sporting sid...
Real Madrid vs Getafe: We Can Still Win the League – Zidane Speaks After 2-0 Win
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Real Madrid vs Getafe: We Can Still Win the League – Zidane Speaks After 2-0 Win

Real Madrid’s manager, Zinedine Zidane, has insisted that they could still win the league, following their 2-0 win over Getafe on Tuesday night. Karim Benzema and Mendy scored for Los Blancos in the second half of the match to ensure they got maximum points. The result moved Zidane’s men to within five points behind leaders Atletico Madrid. But Real have played two more fixtures than their rivals. “Today we did this because we had to adapt to the situation with lots of absences. We interpreted the match very well and I’m happy for the players, because that’s not easy. We were really good, especially defensively. “I don’t think there are Madridistas who think we can’t win the league. It’s the opposite, they always think we can change things, that’s what we’ll try to do. ...
Arsenal vs Benfica Europa League Game Could be One-legged Tie
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Arsenal vs Benfica Europa League Game Could be One-legged Tie

Arsenal’s round of 32 Europa League clash with Benfica, could be played as a one-off tie on a neutral ground, under new UEFA rules, the UK Mirror reports The two-leg tie is facing difficulties, because of the new COVID-19 rules in the UK that affects arrivals from Portugal. The rules would require Arsenal players and staff to quarantine for 10 days when they return from the first leg and also stop Benfica from entering the UK for the second leg. One solution would be for the game to be played at a neutral venue, a scenario UEFA’s competition regulations for the Champions League and Europa League knockout phases permit. Under rule K.1.8 of the respective competitions’ rule books, it states, “The UEFA administration has the right to assign an alternative venue for any particu...
APC Having Breathing Difficulties, One Man Kneeling On Its Neck – Agboola Ajayi
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APC Having Breathing Difficulties, One Man Kneeling On Its Neck – Agboola Ajayi

The incumbent Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon Agboola Ajayi, who recently resigned from the All Progressive Congress, APC, has disclosed that the reason he resigned from APC is that the party is having breathing difficulties because one man is kneeling on its neck. Ajayi had defected to the opposition party on Sunday after months of irreconcilable differences with his boss, governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus while welcoming Ajayi on Monday into the party assured the governorship aspirants in the October election in Ondo state that the party would not impose any candidate. Secondus who led party leaders to receive Ajayi into the party also said the party has no favourite candidate. Speaking at the ceremon...
Musa ‘was crying while playing’ – Ex-Leicester City winger on journey to stardom
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Musa ‘was crying while playing’ – Ex-Leicester City winger on journey to stardom

The Super Eagles winger has spoken of the challenges he encountered on his way to reaching the peak of his career Former Leicester City forward and Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has opened up on his journey to stardom and the difficulties he faced. The forward revealed he started his career as a goalkeeper while in primary school and was so good in the position he was made the school’s games prefect. Musa later switched to an outfield player and joined GBS Football Academy and his pace and dazzling skills distinguished him in the youth team.
One Of My Nostrils Is Blocked: Comedian Bovi
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One Of My Nostrils Is Blocked: Comedian Bovi

Talented Comedian, Bovi, has revealed something very personal about his health to his fans and followers on Instagram. According to the comedian and actor, one of his nostrils has been blocked since childhood The 41-year old made this known on Instagram on Saturday as he expressed difficulties using a nose mask in preventing the coronavirus. He wrote, “Random personal fact: one of my nostrils has been blocked since I was a kid. How am I supposed to cope with a mask?” See His Post Here:
Chelsea to Allow N’Golo Kante Miss Rest of the 2019-20 Season if Fears Over Coronavirus Continue’
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Chelsea to Allow N’Golo Kante Miss Rest of the 2019-20 Season if Fears Over Coronavirus Continue’

Premier League club, Chelsea are reportedly prepared to allow N'Golo Kante to miss the rest of the 2019-20 season if his fears over coronavirus persist. The French midfielder, 29, who reported for the first day of training at the club's Cobham HQ on Tuesday failed to show up for Wednesday's training due to health concerns linked to the coronavirus. On Thursday, Kante was present at the club's training ground on Thursday to undergo testing but is now remaining at home over concerns for his health over the ongoing pandemic. Sources told Mail Online Football that the World Cup winner is nervous about returning to action, and Manager Frank Lampard is said to be entirely supportive of his key midfielder's fears and decision. The insiders said that the club will put no pressure o...
Turkish Footballer, Cevher Toktas Arrested after Confessing’ to Killing his 5-year-old Son
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Turkish Footballer, Cevher Toktas Arrested after Confessing’ to Killing his 5-year-old Son

A Turkish footballer has been arrested after allegedly confessing that he smothered his five-year-old son to death with a pillow because he 'didn't love him and hadn't 'since he was born'. Defender Cevher Toktas, 32, who last played as a centre-back for Bursa Y?ld?r?mspor in the Turkish Regional Amateur League, was arrested earlier this month after his five-year-old son, Kasim, died at Dortcelik Children's Hospital in the city of Bursa. According to Turkish media, Toktas took his son to hospital on April 23 because he was suffering from breathing difficulties and a high fever, two symptoms of Coronavirus. Toktas and his son were then placed into quarantine together by doctors. Later that day, he reportedly informed staff that Kasim was struggling to breathe, and the boy was ta...
Meet the Indian Man who Prays to Life-size statue of Donald Trump, Calls Trump his ‘god’
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Meet the Indian Man who Prays to Life-size statue of Donald Trump, Calls Trump his ‘god’

Ahead of US President, Donald Trump's state visit to India next week, an Indian man has begged authorities to let his dream come true by meeting Trump as he has a life-size statue of Trump as a shrine in his garden which he offers daily Bussa Krishna, 37, who says President Trump is his “god,” started worshiping Trump four years ago claiming Trump 'came to him in a dream' After the dream, Krishna says he employed 15 laborers to work with him for a month to make the 6-foot statue of Trump in his village in the southern state of Telangana, India. “Instead of praying to other gods, I started praying to him,” Bussa Krishna told New Delhi TV (NDTV),  showing the statue of Trump in a red tie and blue suit , and calling him “my god, Donald Trump.” “My love for him has transfo...
71-Year Old Man Faces Decade in Prison for Raping Disabled Man up to 100 Times
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71-Year Old Man Faces Decade in Prison for Raping Disabled Man up to 100 Times

A man, 71, has shocked jurors after it was revealed that he tricked a disabled man so he could rape him more than 100 times. Christopher Fallon, 71, abused the victim with learning difficulties two or three times a week by pretending he was giving him intimate massages to treat his chronic condition. Fallon befriended the younger man and won his trust, then he began raping him. Plymouth Crown Court heard how the predator could have raped the younger man up to 150 times over four years. But the victim’s disabilities meant he would not have always realised what was going on. Fallon claimed two vibrators from Ann Summers were massage tools but they were only for his sexual gratification. The jury heard how the victim eventually became afraid to say no to Fallon because he feare...
Real reason Man Utd will sign Bruno Fernandes. revealed
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Real reason Man Utd will sign Bruno Fernandes. revealed

Manchester United are closing in on a deal with Sporting Lisbon to sign Bruno Fernandes, according to leading Portuguese journalist Filipe Dias. The 25-year-old midfielder was a target for United and Tottenham in the summer, but eventually stayed with the Portuguese side. Speaking on the latest edition of the Transfer Talk podcast, Dias said that Sporting will be forced to sell the midfielder due to growing financial difficulties. “The story so far is that United this time are really closing in on Bruno Fernandes,” Dias said. “We ran the story that there are talks between the two clubs and we figured that a deal might be close in the next few days, or hours even, because Sporting need money badly. “The situation has changed since last summer. Th...
Former Gulder Ultimate Search Contestant Narrates His Experience
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Former Gulder Ultimate Search Contestant Narrates His Experience

A Gulder Ultimate Search contestant, Bobby, took to Twitter to narrate experience on the show which according to him left him with so many stories to tell his kids and grandchildren. Bobby who narrated the difficulties he faced while on the show, stated that he will never do it again if gets the chance again. The Gulder Ultimate Search contestant who eventually got to the final stage of the competition, tweeted as he narrated his experience on the show;
Two NYPD Officers Commit Suicide in 24-hours
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Two NYPD Officers Commit Suicide in 24-hours

Two members of the New York Police Department died by suicide within the course of 24 hours, Commissioner James O'Neill said on Thursday. In a note to members of the department, he encouraged individuals to seek help if needed, saying the NYPD is the largest police department in the United States, with approximately 36,000 officers and 19,000 civilian employees. O'Neill's message reads in full: "We are mourning the death of two members of our NYPD family this week, both of whom died by suicide in separate incidents less than 24 hours apart. "Whether you are depressed, going through a separation, having financial difficulties, feeling anxiety, or anything else, you are never alone. Nothing is ever hopeless. "We cannot hide from this incredibly important discussion. We must n...
Ethiopian Airlines’ Black Box Has Been Found
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Ethiopian Airlines’ Black Box Has Been Found

Investigators have found the flight data recorders from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday. The devices recovered at the crash site were the Boeing 737 Max 8's cockpit voice recorder and digital flight data recorder. The plane was en route from Addis Ababa to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, when it crashed six minutes after take-off, killing all 157 people on board. Several airlines have grounded the Boeing model following the disaster. The months-old aircraft came down near the town of Bishoftu, 60km (37 miles) south-east of the capital at 08:44 local time (05:44 GMT). The cause of the disaster is not yet clear. But the pilot had reported difficulties and asked to return to Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines said. "At this stage, we can't rule out anything, We ca...
Presidential Election 2019: Atiku Has Just Cast His Vote
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Presidential Election 2019: Atiku Has Just Cast His Vote

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Abubakar Atiku has just cast his vote at his polling unit of Ajiya in Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa. Atiku was earlier reported to be having difficulties getting accredited to vote, even after the INEC agents had arrived at the polling unit an hour before.   He has just updated on his social media profile on his successful accreditation and now being able to cst his vote. He wrote: I just cast my vote at Ajiya Ward in Yola, Adamawa State. Go out and cast your vote too if you have not done so yet. -AA #NigeriaDecides2019pic.twitter.com/TXE9oi6XU3
Thierry Henry Sad After Monaco Sack
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Thierry Henry Sad After Monaco Sack

Thierry Henry has said he is sad as he parts company with Monaco, just three months after he was employed as the clubs manager. The Arsenal legend revealed this while confirming his departure from AS Monaco as the club’s first team manager. This come just 15 weeks after he signed a 3 year deal that was supposed to last until 2021 and has so far won just 4 of his 20 matches. Read his parting message below; ‘It is with great sadness that I part company with AS Monaco. Despite the struggles and difficulties that we encountered along my short journey, I have still thoroughly enjoyed my time at this wonderful Club’. ‘my ambition and philosophy from the day I joined will always be that the CLUB comes first. I strongly believe in this squad of players and that the team with a...
Pastor Arrested For Alleged N28 Million Fraud in Bauchi
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Pastor Arrested For Alleged N28 Million Fraud in Bauchi

A self-acclaimed pastor, Anu Ojo Olakonori has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over an alleged N28 million fraud. The suspect was arrested by the EFCC on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He is the founder of Angel on Guard Ministries. Olakonori was arrested following a petition by the victim who alleged that sometime in 2016, she was introduced to the suspect by a pastor of hers in Bauchi state for prayers and cleansing because of the difficulties she was going through at the time. The suspect, under this guise, started requesting for money from her and she made transfers to him in different tranches amounting to N27, 900,600. The investigation has also revealed that the suspect used the said sum to purchase various properties – house and cars,...
2019: Atiku Sends New Year Message To Nigerians
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2019: Atiku Sends New Year Message To Nigerians

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has sent a new year message to the people of Nigeria. In the statement personally signed by Alh. Atiku and made available to Naija News on Monday, he urged Nigerians to be optimistic of a better 2019 despite the challenges experienced in 2018. In his message, the former Vice President, urged Nigerians to see 2019 as a fresh start and ensure they take action to fill it with hope and good things. Read his full statement below: My dear fellow citizens, As 2018 comes to an end and 2019 beckons, on behalf of my family and I, let me wish you and your family a very happy New Year in advance. In 2018, we became the world headquarters for extreme poverty, however, I am convinced that in 2019...
Alleged N3.97 Fraud: Ex-CDS Badeh to Open Defence Jan 16
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Alleged N3.97 Fraud: Ex-CDS Badeh to Open Defence Jan 16

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh (rtd), will, on January 16, 2019, open his defence in the trial of alleged criminal breach of trust, corruption and diversion of funds to the tune of N3.97bn. Trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, adjourned trial for the defendant to open his defence on the said date following agreement by parties in the matter. At the resumed trial Thursday, Badeh’s counsel, Akin Olujimi (SAN), told the court that failure of the court’s registry staff to avail him of the records of proceedings involving 22 witnesses made it impossible for the defence to file a no case submission as earlier planned hence the defendant has decided to open is defence in the matter. “Based on our application on October 23, to make a no case submission, your l...
Atiku Firms Support Deal With S-East Leaders
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Atiku Firms Support Deal With S-East Leaders

MUTTERINGS over the attitude of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards South East party leaders have been squashed following secret meetings between the candidate and the aggrieved leaders, Vanguard has learned. PDP governors in the South-East and Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, have bought into the Atiku presidential aspiration, following the meetings, Vanguard gathered. They had been peeved over his attitude since his emergence as the candidate of the party. The reconciliation was achieved in one-on-one meetings held behind closed doors between Monday and Tuesday. The meetings commenced, Monday, when Atiku flew to meet with Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State in Enugu at the end of which the governor pledged to work with At...
Novak Djokovic: Rediscovered His Mojo
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Novak Djokovic: Rediscovered His Mojo

Novak Djokovic’s admission of vulnerability hasn’t made him weaker, it’s made him and tennis stronger than ever.Somewhere along the line, we get it into our heads that sportsmen aren’t people. Though Djokovic gave a timely reminder that sportsmen were real people with real struggles. We may not be able to always relate to them, but they are struggles nonetheless “The fact Djokovic has pushed himself to their level, and make no mistake about it that he has, is a testament to the fact that an admission of vulnerability is not an easy one for him to make.” Djokovic wrote an open letter on his website chronicling his difficulties in, first, accepting injury and subsequently overcoming it. “For the last two years, I wasn’t patient with my tennis expectations,” he wrote. “I wasn’t wise in s...
Atiku Financially Broke, PDP In Serious Difficulties On Funding – APC
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Atiku Financially Broke, PDP In Serious Difficulties On Funding – APC

War of words, The ruling All Progressives Congress and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday disagreed over the funding of the former vice-president’s campaigns. While the APC claimed that Atiku and his party faced serious difficulties raising funds for his campaigns, the PDP candidate said the forthcoming election would not be won through money or by intimidation. APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja alleged that due to the stringent measures put in place by the present administration, the PDP is in a dilemma on how to source funds to run the Atiku Presidential Campaign. Nabena claimed that information available to him showed that the PDP’s hope of sourcing ...
Spain vs England A ‘Slap Of Reality’ By Ruthless England
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Spain vs England A ‘Slap Of Reality’ By Ruthless England

Luis Enrique had said he was ready for the criticism and it fired from all angles after Spain were beaten by England on Monday for their first competitive defeat at home in 15 years. Enrique Three wins out of three and 12 goals scored had launched Spain into a new era of optimism after their miserable World Cup last summer. But La Roja were dealt a reality check, losing 3-2, as England ran riot during a whirlwind first half in Seville. Paco Alcacer’s header, and a Sergio Ramos goal with the last touch of the game, reduced the glare of the score but there was no doubting England were deserving winners. Raheem Sterling’s double and a smart finish from Marcus Rashford made sure of that. “Suddenly the Spain that seemed to be afloat again in this muddled League of Nations collapsed...
2019 Polls Doomed Without Card Reader
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2019 Polls Doomed Without Card Reader

THE serial attempts to amend the Electoral Act in readiness for the 2019 general elections have turned out as the messiest such effort since our return to democracy in 1999. The Electoral Act (Amendment Bill), which the National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has just reworked, for the record fourth time, is the enabling legal instrument for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. President Muhammadu Buhari had, on three previous occasions, vetoed the Bill mainly on the grounds of the National Assembly’s alteration of the sequence of the 2019 poll prepared by the INEC, perceived difficulties some provisions posed to the operations of the Commission, and what the President described as “drafting errors.” Critics have voiced thei...
Man Utd Boss Mourinho: The Truth About Pogba Is…
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Man Utd Boss Mourinho: The Truth About Pogba Is…

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he's never been happier with Paul Pogba. At this afternoon's media conference, Mourinho opened it addressing the claims of a row with the midfielder. He said, "The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks and I've never been so happy with him as I am now, that's the truth. “I cannot demand more from him, I cannot ask more from him, he came here on a Monday, trained three days, I asked for his support for his contribution in an important match for us when the team had difficulties." On his performance in victory over Leicester City, Mourinho was again enthusiastic. "He did it better and for more time than we could expect, when he says he did it for the fans and for the team is exactly what I want, is exactly what I...
Annie Idibia Opens Up On The Difficulties Her Family Faced While Growing Up
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Annie Idibia Opens Up On The Difficulties Her Family Faced While Growing Up

Annie Idibia took to Instagram to take fans back to her childhood days while also narrating the difficulties she and her family faced while growing up. According to her, she had to aid her single mum in her pepper soup business while also being a part time student at LASU! Her story should inspire someone! She wrote; Don’t Even Know If It Right Or Wrong Posting This… This Image is my big broda @westafricanhebrew n I Just Appreciating n Thanking God 4 All His Blessings.. But I Truly Hope This Will Inspire Someone This Morning.. This Is Actually The True Story Of My Life As A Kid Raised By A Single Struggling Mother With 4Kids.(We Lost Our baby broda to Tuberculosis 4 lack of good treatment/money)..RIP EMMANUEL I Always Knew Some Where deep In My Heart That I “Annie” Was Created For B...
High Blood Pressure & Women’s Sex Life – Expert Advises
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High Blood Pressure & Women’s Sex Life – Expert Advises

High blood pressure: Expert advises women on sex life A medical practitioner, Dr Abdulsalam Afolabi, has advised women with high blood pressure to take their drugs regularly in order to prevent a medical condition that could deprive them of sex life. Afolabi of the Safe Kids Hospital, Agbo-oba, Ilorin, gave this advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Thursday. The medical practitioner said that the condition could reduce the flow of blood to the vagina. “If a woman’s blood flow to her vagina is reduced, it may also affect how her body responds both before and during intercourse,” he said. According to him, high blood pressure in some women can lead to a decrease in sexual desire or arousal, vaginal dryness or difficulty achieving orgasm. ...
Ifeoma Okeke Reacts To Tonto Dikeh’s Marriage Scandal, Makes Revelations
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Ifeoma Okeke Reacts To Tonto Dikeh’s Marriage Scandal, Makes Revelations

PLS Give Them Their Space -actress Ify Okeke To Nigerians About Tonto Dike & Olakunke Churchill Nollywood actress and Purple Campaign founder, Ify Okeke, has gone on social media to write an open letter to Nigerians about the ongoing drama surrounding actress and her close friend Tonto Dikeh‘s marriage. Ify Okeke confirmed the domestic violence allegations saying she had seen photos on Tonto Dikeh’s phone previously and also knew something was up the last time she saw her. She however urged Nigerians to give the couple space as they try to sort through their personal difficulties at this time. She wrote: "PLEASE GIVE THEM SPACE... I am upset and tayad of this Drama. @tontolet you know my stand in this whole issue, that's why am so upset with you & that isn't go...

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