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Five Men Arrested for Sodomising 17-year-old boy in Katsina
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Five Men Arrested for Sodomising 17-year-old boy in Katsina

Police in Katsina State has arrested five men who allegedly sodomised a 17-year-old boy at different occassions. Spokesperson of the command, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, July 30, said one of the suspects raped the teenage boy at gunpoint. "On 27/07/2021, the Command succeeded in busting a notorious syndicate of Sodomists who at different intervals lured and had an unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17yr old boy against the order of nature," he stated. Nemesis caught up with the following suspects, namely: Ibrahim Amadu, 42, of sabuwr Unguwa Quarters, Saminu Abdullahi, 25, of Farin Yaro Quarters, Jamilu Ibrahim, 50,of Farin Yaro Quarter, Bashir Lawal, 30, of Gangaren Tudun Yanlihida Quarters, and Mohammed Sani, 30, of Salauwa Quarters, all of Katsina...
11-year-old boy earns physics degree at Antwerp University while taking master’s courses on the side
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11-year-old boy earns physics degree at Antwerp University while taking master’s courses on the side

An 11-year-old boy has obtained a bachelor’s degree in physics at the University of Antwerp. Young graduate, Laurent Simons, from Oostende on the Flemish coast, Belgium, successfully completed a three-year course in one year, whilst also taking master’s courses on the side. He outperformed other students by getting the highest distinction possible. “Simons has been studying for his bachelor’s degree in physics since March 2020, and he now graduated with 85%, which is the highest distinction," said an Antwerp University spokesperson. "This year, he also took some courses from the master’s programme. After the summer, he will officially start his master’s degree," the spokesperson added. Simons, 11, said he put all other work on hold to take courses on classical mechanics ...
Oliseh Makes u-turn Over Super Eagles job
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Oliseh Makes u-turn Over Super Eagles job

Former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has now said he will consider taking charge of the team again. Oliseh was appointed the Nigeria national team coach in July 2015. However, he resigned from the position seven months later, citing a breach of contract. The 46-year-old is yet to manage any side since he left Fortuna Sittard in 2018, but has now made a u-turn over coaching the three-time African champions again. “My country is my country, nobody can take it from me. You can make any comment you want to make, but I am first [a] Nigerian before anything else,” Oliseh told Channels TV. “So, if my country really needs me to help out and they ask me to come and do it, I will do it.” “But I will not do it if I am giving the best of my knowledge for my country to work a...
Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner
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Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has ordered an autopsy to be carried out on the remains of late Commissioner for Infrastructure Development, Engineer Fidelis Nweze. LIB reported that Nweze died at the Turkish Hospital Abuja on Tuesday morning, June 22, after he sustained injuries in an auto crash. The Governor stated this on Wednesday, June 23, at the three-day intercessory prayer-themed "God Protect Our Dear State And Leaders" organized in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter and holding at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki. The prayer was organised following the death of Engineer Nweze and Engineer Uche Okah, former Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development. Governor David Umahi during the Prayers thanked CAN for...
“Corps Members are Part of our National Defence Policy. Where there is serious war, they can be trained” – NYSC DG says
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“Corps Members are Part of our National Defence Policy. Where there is serious war, they can be trained” – NYSC DG says

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said corps members are part of the national defence policy of Nigeria and that where they is a serious war, they can be trained for use. The NYSC boss said this when he appeared on Channels TV. While reacting to plans by some lawmakers to scrap the NYSC scheme which is compulsory for all Nigerian students  who graduate before the age of 30, Ibrahim said;   “Corps members are on reserve. They are part of the national defence policy of this country. So, where there is serious war, our corps members are educated, they are knowledgeable and they can be trained. You see the drill and so on. “You can imagine within the short three weeks in the orientation camps, the corps members are mo...
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...
“Special is how he Makes me Feel” Ehi Ogbebor Shows off Romantic Gift She Received from a man
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“Special is how he Makes me Feel” Ehi Ogbebor Shows off Romantic Gift She Received from a man

Ehi Ogbebor took to Instagram to show off the romantic gifts she received from a man. The interior designer received chocolates and flowers from a man whose identity she didn't reveal. "Thank you darling," she's heard saying in the video as she received the gifts. She added in the caption,  "Special, that's how you make me feel." She didnt say who gave the gifts to her, though it's common knowledge that she's been dating NURTW chairman, MC Oluomo. They made their relationship public earlier this year. Last week, a video of MC Oluomo getting married to another women went viral and this led to a conversation as social media users wondered if the couple are still together. MC Oluomo's son and Ehi Ogbebor have remained in good terms on social media and not much seems to h...
Tuchel make claim about Champions League final after 2-1 win over Man City
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Tuchel make claim about Champions League final after 2-1 win over Man City

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has claimed their 2-1 win over Manchester City on Saturday, will give them an edge over their rivals, ahead of the Champions League final later this month. The Blues came from behind to beat City on Saturday. Raheem Sterling gave the champions-elect the lead, before Hakim Ziyech and Marcos Alonso sealed victory for Tuchel’s men. The two sides will meet again on May 29 in Istanbul, with Chelsea having won the last two encounters between the teams. Speaking about the importance of today’s result, Tuchel told Sky Sports: “It gives us confidence because it’s all about the performance. “This result won’t change much as the (Champions League) final is a very unique game, you can’t predict what will happen and we need to be prepared. We...
No time to breathe – Tuchel explains difference between managing Chelsea, PSG
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No time to breathe – Tuchel explains difference between managing Chelsea, PSG

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has explained the difference between managing the Blues and his former club, Paris Saint-Germain. Tuchel said there is no time to breathe when managing in the Premier League than in the Ligue 1, adding that life in England is proving to be brutal. Recall that Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard at Chelsea last January after he was sacked by PSG last December. “To go from Ligue 1 to the Premier League? It’s brutal, honestly. Very brutal,” Tuchel told L’Equipe ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League tie with Real Madrid on Wednesday. “In France, we played the same number of matches, two cups, and there are also 20 teams in the Championship. But the intensity and challenge of the Championship are really very different here. It’s a completely different level....
40-year-old Father of Four Arrested for allegedly Raping Minors in Niger State
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40-year-old Father of Four Arrested for allegedly Raping Minors in Niger State

The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old father of four for allegedly raping minors ages 10 to 13 years in Paikoro local government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, April 21, said that the suspect, Festus Okeke was arrested by operatives attached to Kafin-koro for raping two minors and engaging in gross indecency with two other minors. "On 17/04/2021 at about 1100hrs, based on credible intelligence, Police Operatives attached to Kafin-Koro Division arrested one Festus Okeke aged 40yrs ‘m’ of Ishau village via Kafin-Koro, Paikoro LGA," he stated. The suspect was arrested for having allegedly lured four girls into his shop at Ishau village during and after Easter celebration and had ...
65-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 10-year-old girl in Kwara
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65-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 10-year-old girl in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command, has arrested a 65-year-old widower, Samuel Darisa, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl. Spokesperson of the command, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the NSCDC headquarters in Ilorin on Friday, March 26, said the suspect perpetrated the act at Agba dam area, GRA, of the capital where he worked as a security guard. Babawale said that the suspect was arrested after a tip-off by a concerned neighbour who allegedly caught them in the act. He stated that the suspect confessed to have committed the crime, claiming that the minor consented to the act. “He however stated that the minor consented to the affair since it was not only one time he had carnal knowledge of the min...
Female Teacher who had s3x with pupil, 16, after grooming him with X-rated pics avoids jail time
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Female Teacher who had s3x with pupil, 16, after grooming him with X-rated pics avoids jail time

A teacher who had sex with her teenage pupil after grooming him with X-rated photos has been spared jail. Shannon Parsons, 33, slept with the young student at his family home in Gravesham, Kent while his parents were at work, Maidstone Crown Court heard. She had been exchanging "flirty and sexual" messages, as well as intimate photographs with him for several months.  But she waited until he was of legal age before having intercourse with him. Parsons, from Welling, London, told cops she never thought of the teenager as a child, did not love him and it was "purely sexual.''   But she added she knew it was wrong and should have ended it, the court heard.  Parsons pleaded guilty to abuse of a position of trust by causing or inciting sexual activity with a child. The relatio...
Everton coach, Ancelotti warns Chelsea over Premier League top four
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Everton coach, Ancelotti warns Chelsea over Premier League top four

Everton coach, Carlo Ancelotti, has warned Chelsea that his team can now compete with Thomas Tuchel’s side for a place in the Premier League top four. Ancelotti gave the warning during his pre-match press conference ahead of Everton’s Premier League clash with Chelsea on Monday night at Stamford Bridge. The Italian gaffer believes Everton are now better, having defeated Chelsea 1-0 last December at Goodison Park in the reverse fixture when Frank Lampard was in charge of the Blues. Ancelotti’s side head to the game following a 1-0 victory over West Brom last Thursday, while Chelsea defeated Liverpool 1-0 “I think we are better. We have more knowledge and more belief in what we’re doing,” Ancelotti said. “We can compete against Chelsea [for EPL top four]. It will be diffic...
How Chelsea Will Approach Man United Clash – Thomas Tuchel
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How Chelsea Will Approach Man United Clash – Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said that his team will approach their Premier League clash against Manchester United from the experience of their last four weeks’ games. Tuchel explained that he would prepare Chelsea players for the clash, and hopefully, they will beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Stamford Bridge. According to him, the Man United game will be a big challenge for Chelsea because the Blues are on a good run. “We will underline our opinion and knowledge with pictures from the last four weeks, like always, and then we will prepare our team to win this match hopefully,” Tuchel said as quoted by Chelsea’s official website on Friday. “We will totally focus on us, what we have to do to win this difficult match. “There is a lot to do, but we are on a good ...
I Was One of the First Governors to Reject RUGA Because it was Literally Sneaked in for Reasons We Did not Understand – Lalong
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I Was One of the First Governors to Reject RUGA Because it was Literally Sneaked in for Reasons We Did not Understand – Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has explained why he rejected the Rural Grazing Area Programme popularly referred to as RUGA. The Governor who appeared on a Channels Television program on Tuesday February 23, said RUGA was sneaked in for reasons they did not understand after the National Economic Council had adopted the National Livestock Transformation Programme (NLTP). Lalong said that while the council which is headed by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo saw NLTP as a comprehensive approach to tackling the cattle herder-farmers conflict and associated challenges in Nigeria, RUGA did not have the buy-in of concerned parties and fell short of addressing the concerns of most state governors. He said; “I was one of the first governors to kick against the RUGA programme w...
To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Four Teenagers Arrested for Allegedly Gangraping a 15-year-old Girl in Ejigbo
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Four Teenagers Arrested for Allegedly Gangraping a 15-year-old Girl in Ejigbo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Ejigbo Division have arrested 4 teenagers for allegedly gangraping a 15-year-old girl in Ejigbo on February 16. The mother of the victim, Tawa Abbey, of No 200, Mafo Bus Stop, Idimu Road, Ejigbo, reported the incident to the police that her daughter (name withheld) went to buy food at Lafenwa Street,Ejigbo when a group of boys attacked her with dangerous weapon, threatened to kill her and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her in a room at No 33,Alhaji Obe Street Ejigbo. Upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Ejigbo Division, mobilized his men to the scene where the four boys were arrested. The suspects were identified as Jimoh Kamoru, 16, Lukman Basita, 16, Aleshinloye Sunday, 16 and Ifeoluwa Alabi, 16. Some items...
Those Calling for the Prosecution of the Service Chiefs are Unpatriotic- Lai Mohammed
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Those Calling for the Prosecution of the Service Chiefs are Unpatriotic- Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described Nigerians calling for the probe of the immediate past service chiefs as unpatriotic. Mohammed express his displeasure about the calls by the Nigerians when he spoke during a Radio Nigeria programme, Politics Nationwide, on Tuesday morning February 2. Last week, President Buhari had appointed four new service chiefs and relieved his former Service chiefs, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Chief of Defence Staff); Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (Chief of Army Staff); Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas (Chief of Naval Staff); and Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Chief of Air Staff). Shortly after the military officers were relieved of their jobs, the Peoples Democratic Party and some other Nigerians called for their probe. Reacting t...
Bayern Munich Confirm Upamencano Transfer Plan
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Bayern Munich Confirm Upamencano Transfer Plan

Bayern Munich have revealed their intention to sign RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano. Upamecano is one of the most highly-rated centre backs in Europe. The 22-year-old has been monitored by a host of top clubs, including Premier League pair Liverpool and Manchester United. Upamecano will leave Leipzig in the summer, having agreed with club chiefs that it is the right time for him to take the next step in his career. The Frenchman signed a new deal last summer with has a £40million release clause that becomes active this summer. Bayern are set to lose David Alaba on a free transfer at the end of the season, with the Austrian defender set to join either Real Madrid or Barcelona. And the club sees Upamecano as his ideal replacement. On Thursday, chief executive Karl-Heinz...
Willian Confirms Chelsea Exit as Arsenal Move Looms
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Willian Confirms Chelsea Exit as Arsenal Move Looms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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