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Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody
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Kenyan child serial killer who murdered 13 minors escapes from police custody

The self-confessed child serial killer behind the murder of 13 minors in Kenya, has escaped from police custody. According to police sources, Masten Milimo Wanjala was being held at Jogoo Road Police Station in Nairobi when he escaped on Tuesday, October 12. The suspect was expected at the Makadara Law Courts on Wednesday, October 13, to face 13 counts of murder. It remains unclear how the suspect managed to slip from custody, however, police signal has been circulated asking officers in the capital city and its neighbouring counties to be on high alert. Recall that Wanjala, was arrested on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, following the discovery of two bodies dumped near Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. He confessed to murdering ten children and sucking his victims' blood in a five-...
It is very dangerous to reduce governance and issues of government in Nigeria to age and gender – Oshiomhole
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It is very dangerous to reduce governance and issues of government in Nigeria to age and gender – Oshiomhole

Former Governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole has said that governance is about heart and not necessarily about age. Speaking at a book presentation, the former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress said it is very dangerous to reduce governance and issues of government in Nigeria to age and gender. Oshimhole stated that he has seen older Nigerians who believe the country can do better and they have idea of how it can be managed. He said; “It is very dangerous to reduce governance and issues of government in Nigeria to age, and even the question of gender. “When we are talking about gender issue, what drives a woman is not the skirt or blouse that she wears, it is our heart. “I want us to move our heart away from what we hear that when the people are young, things will...
Brentford stun West Ham as Wissa strikes late
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Brentford stun West Ham as Wissa strikes late

Yoane Wissa scored a dramatic late winner for Brentford as they beat West Ham 2-1 and continued their impressive start to Premier League life. It was hard to know who were the newly-promoted side and who were playing in Europe as Brentford pummelled West Ham in the first half, grabbing a deserved lead when Bryan Mbeumo's strike was awarded by the goal-line technology on 20 minutes. West Ham responded after the break and Jarrod Bowen's pure, half-volleyed finished drew them level with 10 minutes remaining. An assault on the Bees' goal was expected but, led by Pontus Jansson, the visitors managed the situation and created one last chance for themselves when Jansson's header was saved and the rebound was brilliantly hammered home by Wissa. The win means Brentford head into the...
Paul Merson agrees with Conte over comments on Lukaku, Tuchel
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Paul Merson agrees with Conte over comments on Lukaku, Tuchel

Arsenal hero, Paul Merson, has agreed with former Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte over his comments on Romelu Lukaku and Thomas Tuchel. Conte, who managed Lukaku during their time at Inter Milan, had criticized the way Chelsea coach Tuchel uses the striker in the Blues’ attack so far this season. The Italian gaffer had said that Chelsea, under Tuchel, are “yet to figure out” Lukaku after his return to the Premier League giants from Inter in the summer. Reacting, Merson, in his column for the Daily Star, said, “Antonio Conte is right about Chelsea – they are not getting the best out of Romelu Lukaku. “Conte was saying this week that his old club are still trying to figure things out with Lukaku and I think he’s right. “I think the Chelsea players are looking fo...
E-kids’ TV presenter jailed after threatening a woman he raped
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E-kids’ TV presenter jailed after threatening a woman he raped

39-year-old former children's TV presenter, Paul 'Des' Ballard has been jailed after being found guilty in July of raping a lady in a hotel room. He reportedly attacked the woman in a hotel room in Hatfield Heath, Essex, on September 19 last year. His terrified victim managed to escape the room and informed a member of staff about the attack who called the police. Ballard denied raping and threatening the victim, claiming that they had consensual sex. Ballard, who told the woman "you're dying tonight" while raping her, was found guilty of rape, attempted rape, assault, criminal damage, and threats to kill.  He was handed a 10 year jail sentence by a Chelmsford Crown Court. Detective Constable Dan Lambert who led the investigation said: "Today, Ballar...
Singer, Shakira Attacked by Wild Boars while in Park with her Son
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Singer, Shakira Attacked by Wild Boars while in Park with her Son

Shakira has said she was "attacked" by wild boars while out with her 8-year-old son, Milan. The Colombian pop star shared a series of stories to her Instagram on Wednesday, Sept 29, telling her fans how she fought off two wild boars while trying to enjoy a day out at the park with Milan. The beasts took her bag but the singer says she managed to wrangle it back. However, the contents of her bag were damaged. She showed fans her rucksack, covered in mud and coming apart in some places. She also showed two photos she took of the wild boars. Speaking in Spanish, the 44-year-old said: "Look how two wild boars that have attacked me in the park have left my bag." "They have attacked me, they have shattered everything... and they were taking my bag to the forest with my pho...
Champions League: I’m in love with Verratti – Guardiola
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Champions League: I’m in love with Verratti – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said he is “in love” with Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti. Verratti played his part as PSG beat Manchester City 2-0 in a Champions League group fixture on Tuesday. Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi scored in either half as the Ligue 1 side claimed a famous victory. “I’m in love with him. He is exceptional. Even under pressure, he manages to find those passes that allow the midfield to be free.
Osimhen troubled ‘important defender’ Godin – Former Napoli player Ferrara
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Osimhen troubled ‘important defender’ Godin – Former Napoli player Ferrara

On a positive note, the Super Eagle has been in good form for his club and has managed four goals in as many matches for the club in all competitions Ex-Napoli defender Ciro Ferrara has lauded Nigeria international Victor Osimhen for his contribution in the game against Cagliari and placing defender Diego Godin in tough situations. The Super Eagle attacker opened the scoring in the 11th minute when Piotr Zielinski picked him up in the area. It was the only goal after the first half despite the numerous chances created. In the 57th minute, the striker was felled by the Uruguay international, and Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne converted the penalty. re
Wayne Rooney Derby County enter Administration amid ongoing financial problems
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Wayne Rooney Derby County enter Administration amid ongoing financial problems

Derby County have officially entered administration with a points deduction sending the club bottom of the Championship amid ongoing financial problems at the club. The news was confirmed on Wednesday when Derby, managed by former England captain Wayne Rooney, announced Andrew Hosking, Carl Jackson and Andrew Andronikou, managing directors at business advisory firm Quantuma, have been appointed joint administrators of the Sky Bet Championship club, who according to owner Mel Morris are losing between £1.3m and £1.5m per month. Hosking said: "Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the finances of the club and its long-term ability to continue in its current form. "We recognise that with the commencement of the 2021/22 season last month, this news will be of concern to stakehold...
Wenger reveals he was offered England job
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Wenger reveals he was offered England job

Legendary Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has revealed he was offered the England national team job in 2016. Wenger stepped down at the Emirates in 2018 after 22 years in charge of the Gunners. After leaving Arsenal, the 71-year-old took on the role of FIFA’s Chief of Global Football Development. The Frenchman has now told The Telegraph he could have managed the Three Lions at the 2018 World Cup. After Roy Hodgson left the role in 2016, Wenger was offered the job, he has confirmed. When asked if 2016 was the last time the Football Association came calling, he said: “Yes, I think so.”
Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists
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Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

A Nigerian cyclists has died after he was stabbed by armed robbers who attacked him while he was waiting for his fellow cyclists. Afolabi Mabogunje was stabbed last Thursday,  September 9, at Shodex in Anthony, Lagos. He managed to apply pressure to the spot where he was stabbed and he cycled back to Gbagada General hospital. His wife, a doctor, attended to him alongside others, a friend named Dr Yinka Awoyemi said. He was the transferred to another hospital where he was operated on. Sadly, the "jugular vein had been breached" the friend said, and Mabogunje, aka Mabogs, died in the early hours of today. The cyclist community have paid tribute to him via a Facebook post.e   Friends and acquaintances have also paid tribute.
Kanye West Unfollows Kim Kardashian amid Divorce
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Kanye West Unfollows Kim Kardashian amid Divorce

Kanye West has unfollowed his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, while following a bunch of other people. Recall that the rapper returned to Instagram in July 2021 to promote his Donda album after over 2 years away from the app. When he returned, he was only following one person, Kim Kardashian (read here).   Before Now, following the release of his Donda album, Kanye has made his Instagram account private so that only those following him can have access to his account. He has also unfollowed Kim Kardashian and followed 12 new people, though Kim still follows him. Now All the new accounts Kanye follow all have blacked-out icons just like the rapper's IG icon.   West, 44, previously unfollowed Kardashian, 40, and her sisters on Twitter in...
Uzo Aduba Releases wedding photo as she reveals she got married last year
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Uzo Aduba Releases wedding photo as she reveals she got married last year

"Orange Is The New Black" actress, Uzo Aduba, got married last year. The 40-year-old actress secretly tied the knot with filmmaker Robert Sweeting in a low-key ceremony in New York some time in 2020. Uzo took to Twitter to share a photo she took with her husband on the wedding day. On Instagram,  she hailed her husband as the "best thing that ever happened" to her. Her followers are shocked and have asked how she managed to keep her wedding a secret.
Barcelona did not need Griezmann, he does not fit our system – Laporta
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Barcelona did not need Griezmann, he does not fit our system – Laporta

Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, has said Antoine Griezmann was not the player they needed. According to him, Griezmann did not fit into their system, which has led to Griezmann being sent back to Atletico Madrid on loan. The France forward arrived at the Camp Nou in 2019 for a fee around £108million. However, he failed to recapture his best form for Barca, although he managed 35 goals in 102 matches. This summer, the club became eager to cut his £300,000 a week salary off their wage bill and sent him back to his former club. Laporta told Onze: “We know what kind of player he was and is, he’s a great player. I think he didn’t fit in our system, but I think he showed a very good attitude. I sent him a message wishing him well, because he’s always had the correct attitude....
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Juuko sees red as Uganda hold Mali to a goalless draw
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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Juuko sees red as Uganda hold Mali to a goalless draw

The result means the West Africans will continue to occupy top position, now with four points after winning their opener 10-man Uganda have managed to register a 0-0 draw against Mali in Group E's 2022 World Cup Qualifier at St Mary's Stadium in Kitende on Monday. The Cranes had to face the West African nation with fewer men after Murushid Juuko was shown a red card in the second half. However, the dominant Mali side was unable to find a way past Uganda who defended with all their might. Isaac Mulemwe, who kept his position despite the changes made to the squad, delivered a ninth-minute free-kick but Ibrahim Mounkoro, in the Mali goal, tipped the goal-bound ball over the bar.
You’ve damaged your reputation – Trevor Sinclair tells Harry Kane
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You’ve damaged your reputation – Trevor Sinclair tells Harry Kane

Former Premier League star, Trevor Sinclair, has told Harry Kane that the attempt he made to leave Tottenham has damaged his image before the club’s fans. Sinclair said this on Wednesday after the England captain released a statement announcing his decision to stay at the club after months of transfer saga. The 28-year-old England striker was linked with a move to Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid and other top European clubs. However, the asking price of £150 million placed on his head by Tottenham scared away clubs, including Man City, from the deal. And speaking with talkSPORT, pundit Trevor Sinclair, said, “It’s huge news. I was expecting it. When the figures were announced between £125m and £150m, I thought that was too much for a 28-year-old....
John Terry hails one Arsenal player after 2-0 defeat to Chelsea
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John Terry hails one Arsenal player after 2-0 defeat to Chelsea

Chelsea legend, John Terry has hailed Arsenal midfielder, Emile Smith Rowe after Chelsea’s 2-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Romelu Lukaku netted his debut goal for Chelsea, while Reece James made it 2-0 to secure the three points for Thomas Tuchel’s side. Arsenal received their second defeat in the new season with Mikel Arteta’s side delivering another disjointed display in front of their fans. The Gunners were also booed off the pitch by their own supporters at half time and after the full-time whistle. Many Arsenal players struggled to make an impact against Thomas Tuchel’s Blues, but Smith Rowe managed to catch Terry’s eye late in the game. The Chelsea legend, who was watching the match, posted a clip of Rowe’s highlight on Instagram along with the caption...
4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa
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4-year-old girl Mauled to Death by two Pit bulls in South Africa

A 4-year-old girl, Banele Shelembe, has been attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Shelembe from the Mvundlweni area at KwaMnyandu, Elandskop was with three older children when the dogs from the area attacked her on Wednesday afternoon, August 18. They had been sent to the shop to buy salt by her mother. During the attack the three other children managed to run away and call for help. Speaking to The Witness on Friday, Banele’s mother Jabu Mncibi, narrated how she watched helplessly as her daughter was mauled to death by the dogs. "I heard the children that Banele went to the store with screaming and shouting that my baby had been attacked by the dogs. One grabbed her by the neck and the other on the leg. I couldn’t do anything and I pl...
Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend
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Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend

A mum whose seven-year-old son was killed after she left him at home alone, while she visited her boyfriend, has been jailed for neglect. Wendy Hall, 33, left her son, Malakye, in a locked house with no lights on while she went to see her partner. The child managed to unlock the door shortly after she left and wandered onto a busy road, where he was hit and killed by a taxi. Mum jailed over death of son she left at home alone while she visited her boyfriend A court heard the "popular" schoolboy only had his mum’s phone to play with when she left him at their home in Lindley Road, Bradford, on August 11 last year. At around 10pm, Malakye was run over and fatally injured on Manchester Road. When a police officer came across the scene, the damaged phone was found in the boy’...
Arteta: Arsenal captain Aubameyang in the right mindset for 2021-22 season
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Arteta: Arsenal captain Aubameyang in the right mindset for 2021-22 season

The Gunners are set to begin their league campaign with a trip to the Brentford Community Stadium on Friday night Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has stated captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in the right frame of mind for their 2021-22 Premier League opening fixture against Brentford on Friday. Aubameyang struggled in front of goal last season as the Gunners finished eighth in the league table. He managed 15 goals in 39 matches across all competitions, including 10 goals in the English top-flight last campaign - his lowest tally having scored 22 league goals each in his previous two full seasons.
Chelsea vs Villarreal: We are playing for a title – Unai Emery warns Tuchel’s side
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Chelsea vs Villarreal: We are playing for a title – Unai Emery warns Tuchel’s side

Villarreal manager, Unai Emery, has made it clear to Chelsea that they will be fighting for the UEFA Super Cup trophy. Both teams face each other on Wednesday in Belfast. Emery’s men claimed their first ever major trophy after beating Manchester United in the Europa League final last May. Now they face Champions League winners Chelsea, who are managed by Thomas Tuchel, with the chance of adding another. Emery dubbed the Blues the “best in the world”, but remained bullish about his team’s chances. “If they are the champions of the Champions League then they are stronger than the Chelsea of 2019. “It’s true that the Europa League has grown a lot. Its a good example. In two years they have made the jump. “For me also, this situation is the challenge. “We are going ...
‘Feeling fit and strong’ – Spartak Moscow’s Moses ready for new season
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‘Feeling fit and strong’ – Spartak Moscow’s Moses ready for new season

The 30-year-old reveals his readiness to lead the People's Team when the new season gets underway on July 24 Victor Moses has confirmed his readiness to kick off the new campaign with Spartak Moscow after concluding their pre-season. The 30-year-old has enjoyed a good run of form in pre-season as he managed to score four goals in the Parimatch Premier Cup at the Otkritie Bank Arena. The former Chelsea player has taken to his social media pages to confirm his readiness to start in the Russian Premier League.
UEFA Charges English FA over fan Disturbances during Euro 2020 final
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UEFA Charges English FA over fan Disturbances during Euro 2020 final

UEFA has charged the English Football Association over fan disturbances during England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday. An investigation into “events involving supporters which occurred inside and around the stadium” will also be conducted, after fans without tickets managed to force their way into Wembley on Sunday. Videos on social media also appeared to show England supporters fighting among each other in the stadium. The FA had already been fined 30,000 euros ($35,600) after a laser was shone in the face of Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during England’s semi-final win last week. As for that match, England were again charged for booing “during the (Italian) national anthem” and “lighting of a firework”. T...
Woman Miraculously Survives after Falling 60ft off Cliff Edge and Landing on rocks
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Woman Miraculously Survives after Falling 60ft off Cliff Edge and Landing on rocks

A woman taking a walk miraculously survived after slipping and plunging 60ft from a clifftop and landing on rocks. Rebekah Crawford suffered six lumbar spine fractures when she lost her footing on a narrow path near Lamorna Cove, Cornwall, England, and tumbled over the side. Rescuers managed to reach her on a narrow ledge before a helicopter arrived to fly her to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. Amazed doctors have told her it is rare for anyone to fall so far and survive. The 37-year-old physiotherapist recounted how she heard her sister’s horrifying screams as she plummeted to the rocks during the family walk in June last year. Rebekah said: "I was on a narrow bit of path, not much more than a foot width, and my left ankle just twisted and there was absolutely...
Kenyan police officer allegedly pushes his girlfriend to death from fourth floor balcony
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Kenyan police officer allegedly pushes his girlfriend to death from fourth floor balcony

A police officer is on the run after allegedly killing his girlfriend by pushing her off the balcony of their fourth floor apartment in Ngumba area of Kasarani, Nairobi County, Kenya. The officer identified Kelvin Amwayi, is said to have had an argument with his girlfriend, Jackline Muthoni in the early hours of Saturday, July 3, before she fell off the balcony. According to neighbours who responded, the officer threatened them with a gun before taking off soon after they rushed to see what had caused the loud bang. The lady fell on the rear windscreen of a Nissan Tida. According to a police report, Joshua Owiti, a security guard at an apartment called Kwea House called police at 4 am. “There was a heated argument and commotion which led to the falling of the lady from th...
Mourinho to Lure ex-Real Madrid Captain, Ramos to Roma
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Mourinho to Lure ex-Real Madrid Captain, Ramos to Roma

  Former Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, is being linked with a move to AS Roma this summer. La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that Ramos is being eyed by Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, who is looking to make him one of his signings at the club. The report added that Mourinho has made contact with the veteran defender in an attempt to convince him to join Roma ahead of next season. Mourinho is plotting a reunion with Ramos, having managed him at Real Madrid in the past. Ramos left Real Madrid last week after spending 16 years at Santiago Bernabeu. Speaking about Ramos, Mourinho told talkSPORT Breakfast last week that the centre-back is very good in the air and can cope with the Premier League demands. He said, “He [Ramos] is even more physical than Thiago [Silv...
Euro 2020: Harry Kane breaks silence after Southgate took him off against Scotland
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Euro 2020: Harry Kane breaks silence after Southgate took him off against Scotland

  England captain, Harry Kane, has insisted he bears no grudges against Gareth Southgate for taking him off in both their games in the ongoing Euro 2020. Kane was withdrawn in the 74th minute of a 0-0 draw with Scotland on Friday. After the game, Southgate admitted it was highly unusual, as he also took the Tottenham Hotspur man off in the 82nd minute of England’s tournament-opening win over Croatia. Kane has attracted some criticism for his two goalless performances, though England have still managed four points from the matches. “Gareth is within his rights to make the changes he thinks are best for the team,” Kane said. “What we’ve learned over past tournaments is about trying to peak at the right time. “The best time to be peaking is in the knockout stages...
Ekiti Varsity Students Beat Suspected Armed Robber to Death
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Ekiti Varsity Students Beat Suspected Armed Robber to Death

A suspected robber has died after he was beaten to stupor by some irate students of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) It was gathered that the suspect identified as Sunday Oluwasola and his robbery gang armed with locally made barrel guns and cutlasses allegedly ransacked one of the students’ hostels opposite the university entrance gate, Iworoko-Ekiti, on Sunday, June 13. The students were said to have mobilised and confronted the robbers when they tried to cart away their valuables such as laptops, phones and other items. While other suspects managed to escape with the stolen items, Oluwasola was captured by the irate students and beaten to stupor. Spokesperson of the Ekiti State Police, ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, sai...
Two prisoners escape from police officer who escorted them to toilet
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Two prisoners escape from police officer who escorted them to toilet

Two prisoners have reportedly escaped after being escorted to a pit latrine at Ekerenyo Police Station in Kenya.   Abdul Hassan, who is from Kariobangi Nairobi and Jared Getangi from Ekerenyo were reportedly escorted to the toilet by a police constable identified as Michael Sifuna.   It was learnt they reportedly escaped after they managed to unlock the police handcuff on Monday June 7 around 16:30 hours.   The pit latrine where they had gone to respond to the call of nature is 50 meters from the police station. An attempt by the officers to give a chase were futile as the two managed to make their way to an unknown destination.   Hassan is said to be held for committing an offence of malicious damage while Getangi was detained for being in posse...
Oliseh Reveals Country he wants to take his Next job
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Oliseh Reveals Country he wants to take his Next job

  Former Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh, has said he wants to revive his managerial career in Belgium, because of his family. Oliseh last managed a team three years, when he was in charge of Fortuna Sittard in the Dutch second-tier. He led them to promotion to the Eredivisie in the 2017/2018 season, but did not finish the campaign with the team. Oliseh was suspended by Fortuna Sittard on February 14, 2018. After the long absence, Oliseh has now told BBC Sport Africa: “The desire to work in Belgium is a personal one because I would love to be close to my family. “Being around my family is a top priority, but professionally if something does come up abroad it would be something that I would consider. “A consideration with a club abroad that permits for conve...
Bandits kill Pastor and his 2-year-old son in Niger State
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Bandits kill Pastor and his 2-year-old son in Niger State

A 39-year-old missionary and evangelist, Pastor Leviticus Makpa Markus and his 2-year-old son, Godsend Makpa, have been brutally murdered by armed bandits in Niger State. Details of the incident are still sketchy at the time of this report, however, it was gathered that bandits few days ago, attacked Kamberi village where the University of Jos graduate was serving as a missionary and slaughered him and his son while his wife managed to escape with their daughter. Father and son were laid to rest after a service of songs at the family house in Suleja, Niger State on Sunday evening, May 23. Meanwhile, condolence messages and tributes have continued to pour in from friends, former classmates and colleagues. One Samuel Solomon described the late missionary as a "rugged ...
EPL last day: Aguero Breaks Wayne Rooney’s Record
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EPL last day: Aguero Breaks Wayne Rooney’s Record

Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, broke Wayne Rooney’s record for most Premier League goals scored for one club on his last appearance at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola left Aguero on the bench for the visit of Everton, with the Argentine set to leave City after 10 years. He was introduced into the game in the second half and scored twice as the champions won 2-0. Rooney managed 183 goals during his 13 years at Old Trafford and Aguero’s first goal meant he drew level with the England legend. Aguero ensured that he broke the record with a second. In all, he netted 258 times in 388 games for City. Aguero is expected to join Barcelona on a free transfer this summer, with the Catalans set to offer the forward a two-year deal.
Lampard Reveals Shock Job he Could take after Chelsea sack
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Lampard Reveals Shock Job he Could take after Chelsea sack

  Former Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has suggested he would not mind dropping back into the Championship for his next managerial role. Lampard is out of work since the Blues sacked him in January. The 42-year-old has now said he does not “have an ego” because he has managed a team in the Champions League and could make a return to the second tier. Lampard’s first managerial job was in the Championship with Derby County. He led the Rams to the play-off final in his only season there, before he returned to Chelsea as manager in 2019. “I’m not rushing into anything but if the opportunity arises and it’s the right one then I want to work again. “I love working in management more than I thought I would. “I would take a view on going into the Championship. If...
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Willian’s next club confirmed
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Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Willian’s next club confirmed

  Willian is eager to leave Arsenal and sign for Inter Miami in the summer, the UK Sun reports. However, the MLS side would have to offload one of their highest earners first. Willian has endured a poor first season with the Gunners, having signed a three-year deal with the club last summer. The former Chelsea midfielder has managed just one Premier League goal this season, but Inter Miami manager Phil Neville is keen to offer him a fresh challenge. In order to facilitate the move, however, they need to first offload Mexico international Rodolfo Pizarro. Pizarro, 27, is one of the club’s highest earners and is also one of their three designated players alongside Gonzalo Higuain and Blaise Matuidi. Willian currently earns £220,000-per-week at Arsenal and would ...
Ijaw youths give oil companies ultimatum to leave Niger Delta region
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Ijaw youths give oil companies ultimatum to leave Niger Delta region

The Ijaw Youth Council has given the international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger Delta an ultimatum to vacate the region. The council said the notice is in line with the 30 days ultimatum handed to the Federal Government to inaugurate a substantive board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The commission had been managed by an interim management committee but currently has a sole administrator. At a press briefing, the president of the IYC, Peter Igbifa, asked the oil companies to shut down operations willingly. ''We are not going to carry gun and chase anybody as Ijaw youths but we will stand on our right until our demand for substantive board is inaugurated in the NDDC. In line with the ultimatum as the days are counting, we should have nine days...
EPL: Lampard Set to Join Chelsea’s London Rivals
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EPL: Lampard Set to Join Chelsea’s London Rivals

  Former Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has emerged as a leading contender to replace Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace this summer, according to the UK Telegraph. Lampard, who was sacked at Stamford Bridge in January, is now a “frontrunner” for the Palace hotseat. Hodgson’s deal ends this summer and he looks to leave the South London club after six years. The 73-year-old took charge of his 361st game in the English top-flight, as Palace lost 3-1 at Southampton on Tuesday evening. Talks over Hodgson’s future have been delayed until the season is over, but it is believed he is on his way out of Selhurst Park. Lampard, who managed Derby County before taking over at Chelsea in 2019, has been identified as Crystal Palace’s main managerial target with the former England ...
Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash
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Amotekun and OPC Members Arrest 6 Bandits in Oyo Forest with 183 Cows, Weapons, Cash

Operatives of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly called Amotekun Corps in collaboration with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested six bandits at the Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo state. A statement released by the commander of the Amotekun in the state, Col. Olayinka, said the operation was carried out while on their joint routine patrol in the early hours of today April 29. "They tried to escape from the scene but were given hot pursuit by the operatives as they tried to evade arrest. We are still on the trail of others who managed to escape from the scene." He gave the names of those arrested as Awali Atine, Ibrahim Abu, Shuaib Balau, Ibrahim Musa, Abdullah Masika and Umar Aliu Masika. He said all the six s...
Brendan Rodgers Takes Decision to Replace Mourinho at Tottenham
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Brendan Rodgers Takes Decision to Replace Mourinho at Tottenham

  Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers, is not interested in joining Tottenham Hotspur this summer and wants to stay with the Foxes, according to Eurosport. Rodgers, who has previously managed Liverpool and Celtic, is a leading target for Spurs. Tottenham sacked Jose Mourinho last week after only 18 months in charge. Rodgers led Leicester to fifth place last season and only failed to qualify for the Champions League after an end-of-season collapse. The Northern Irishman will likely rectify that this season, with Leicester in third place with five remaining in the Premier League. His brand of football has attracted the attention of Spurs. But with Leicester on course for a Champions League spot and in the final of the FA Cup, Rodgers believes he can take the Fo...
NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence
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NSCDC Operative Shot Dead as Gunmen Invade UNIBEN Bursar’s Residence

An operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo State Command, was killed when gunmen suspected to be kidnappers invaded the private residence of Victor Imagbe, the Bursar of University of Benin. Spokesperson of NSCDC in the state, Ogbebor Efosa, who confirmed the incident gave the name of the dead officer as Ugiagbe Alex Osaghae. It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed Imagbe's residence at Ogheghe community in Ikpoba-Okha local government area on Thursday, April 22, at about 2:45 am. The gunmen opened fire on the NSCDC officer as they entered the compound, killing him on the spot but the Bursar managed to escape. The hoodlums were said to have made away with Osaghae' official riffle. The corpse of the officer was said to have been deposit...
38-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Housekeeper’s 2-year-old Daughter
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38-year-old man Arrested for Allegedly Raping his Housekeeper’s 2-year-old Daughter

  A 38-year-old man has been arrested in Binh Thuan, Vietnam for raping his housekeeper’s two-year-old daughter. The suspect, Nguyen Quoc Lam, is being investigated under charges of "rape of a person aged under 16", the deputy director of the Binh Thuan police department, Pham That, said on Tuesday, April 20. Lam’s housekeeper often worked for his family in the central province’s Lien Huong Town. As the housekeeper and her daughter are homeless, the daughter often slept at Lam’s while her mother slept on the street. On April 17, as the housekeeper entered the house to start work, she heard her daughter’s cries. Rushing to her aid, she said, she saw Lam raping the girl, and so decided to inform the police. Lam ran away immediately after. Police eventually managed to trac...
“Suicide felt like the only thing to do”- Actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu’s ex, Maureen, talks about leaving her marriage penniless and having to start all over
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“Suicide felt like the only thing to do”- Actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu’s ex, Maureen, talks about leaving her marriage penniless and having to start all over

Maureen Esisi has revealed that she felt suicidal when her marriage to actor Blossom Chukwujekwu ended. Back in August 2020, Maureen said she was the last person to know when her marriage ended. She wrote at the time: "Yes, I was the last person to know my own marriage was over... I didn't see it coming. Like one day I woke up and Voila!!! It was over... E shock me ooo." In a new video shot on Easter Sunday, April 4, Maureen revealed that at the time her 4-year marriage ended, she had no money in her account, had to start all over again in a new home, and thought suicide was her only option. She said she managed to pull through thanks to a good friend, and advised followers going through challenges to hang in there.
England vs Poland: What I told John Stones after Blunder – Harry Maguire
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England vs Poland: What I told John Stones after Blunder – Harry Maguire

  Harry Maguire has revealed what he told his England teammate and defence partner, John Stones after the Manchester City star’s blunder in their 2-1 win against Poland on Wednesday. England took the lead in the Group I clash with Harry Kane scoring from the spot but Poland were gifted an equaliser in the 58th minute after Stones conceded possession on the edge of the box. The Man City defender then managed to pick himself up and assisted Harry Maguire’s emphatic strike with five minutes remaining on the clock. And speaking to ITV Sport after the game, Maguire said, “He’s had a brilliant year, he’s had a great camp as well. “Obviously he’s made one little mistake but he makes up for it with a great header at the back post. “I said to him ‘keep going and we’ll get...
Man Arrested after he Attempted to Swim Naked in Kendall Jenner’s Pool
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Man Arrested after he Attempted to Swim Naked in Kendall Jenner’s Pool

Kendall Jenner has beefed up her security after a man reportedly trespassed on her property and attempted to swim naked in her pool. According to TMZ, a 27-year-old man managed to enter the property of her gated LA home in the early hours of Sunday morning, March 28. He then reportedly proceeded to knock on all the windows while yelling out the Kendall's name. Kendall Jenner was not home at the time but her security team was alerted to the breach. As guards tracked his movements, they discovered the intruder stripped naked and attempted swimming in Jenner's pool. The guards detained the man until police arrived and he was arrested for misdemeanour trespassing. Sources told TMZ that Jenner is now considering moving out of the property but in the meantime, additional security...
Rebel Wilson Sunbathes in the Nude after her Split from Millionaire ex Jacob Busch
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Rebel Wilson Sunbathes in the Nude after her Split from Millionaire ex Jacob Busch

Rebel Wilson, 41, took advantage of the warm weather in Great Britain to sunbathe naked and she shared photos with her followers. The Pitch Perfect star captioned the photos: "When the sun comes out in London I immediately leap to naked sunbathing." Despite being naked, the actress managed to take the photo from an angle that didn't show too much skin. See below.
48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

48 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 29, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 13 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kaduna-7, Nasarawa-7, Kano-6, Kwara-5, Ondo-4, Akwa Ibom-3, and Osun-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 28 community recoveries in Ekiti State managed in line with guidelines. Nigeria now has a total of 162,641 confirmed cases. 150,466 patients have been discharged so far with 2,049 deaths recorded.
“I Can Stay a Year Without Rapping One Music and I’m Still Good” Phyno Reveals he has a core fan base
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“I Can Stay a Year Without Rapping One Music and I’m Still Good” Phyno Reveals he has a core fan base

Indigenous rapper, Phyno has said he can go an entire year without rapping and he'll be fine. The rapper said he has gone from the days when he made zero income to now making over 9 figures. He added that he has a core fan base in the Eastern part of Nigeria and has also managed to amass fans in the West too. He further stated that he has made family in the west, including Olamide and Reminisce. He made this known during an interview with media personality, Ehiz, aka Dadaboy.
36-year-old Father of Four Hacked to Death by Suspected Fulani Militia in Plateau State
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36-year-old Father of Four Hacked to Death by Suspected Fulani Militia in Plateau State

Armed men suspected to be Fulani militias ambushed three men in Kum village, Riyon Local Government Area of Plateau State killing one while the others escaped with injuries. The attack occurred along Riyom-Kum road at about 9:00pm on March 7, 2021, when the men were returning home from Riyom. 36-year-old father of four, Bitrus Chollom, was hacked to death by the assailants while Isaac David and Emmanuel Davou managed to escape. Chollom is survived by his wife Mrs Esther Bitrus and 4 children namely, Tiss Bitrus, 12, Peace Bitrus 10, Obed Bitrus 8, and Mafeng Btrus 5 year old. The deceased, Chollom Youth leader of Kum village, Mr. Tengwong Dalyop, condemned the incessant attack on innocent locals. "We have been struck with another tragic incident by suspected Fulan...
Soldier Allegedly Tortures 10-year-old Boy to Death in Kaduna for Plucking Mangoes in Barracks
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Soldier Allegedly Tortures 10-year-old Boy to Death in Kaduna for Plucking Mangoes in Barracks

A soldier has been arrested for allegedly torturing a 10-year-old boy to death at Hayin Banki, Kaduna North Local Government. According to Daily Trust, the boy went into the Kotoko Barracks which shares a boundary with the community to pluck mangos from a tree. He was accosted by the soldier but managed to flee. The soldier was said to have followed the boy back to the community and detained him in the barracks where he tortured the young boy to death. The traditional leader of the community, the Sardauna of Hayin Banki, Malam Ibrahim Hassan Wuyo, who confirmed the incident, said colleagues of the soldier warned him to release the boy but he refused. “The boy who bears the name Muslim went into the Kotoko Barracks which shares a boundary with the Hayin Banki community to pluc...
Liverpool vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel downplays Comparison With Klopp
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Liverpool vs Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel downplays Comparison With Klopp

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that he and Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, are “not half as close as everybody thinks”. Tuchel and Klopp have often been compared, having both managed Mainz and Dortmund before leaving the Bundesliga for Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool, respectively. The Blues boss won two Ligue 1 titles during his time at PSG, while Klopp secured Champions League and Premier League with Liverpool. The German coaches will face each other when Liverpool hosts Chelsea on Thursday night in the Premier League at Anfield. “It’s nice to be compared because [Klopp] he’s one of the best coaches in Europe,” Tuchel told Sky Sports News. “On the one hand, it is nice because it tells you you have reached a certain level, and then at some point, it is ...
Glen Johnson Names Two Important Signings for Chelsea Under Tuchel
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Glen Johnson Names Two Important Signings for Chelsea Under Tuchel

  A former Liverpool right-back, Glen Johnson, has said that Chelsea needs to sign a top striker like Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and a younger centre-back for their manager, Thomas Tuchel, this summer if they want to become title contenders next season. Johnson, who played for Chelsea between 2003 and 2007, said this ahead of the Blues’ Premier League clash with Manchester United on Sunday. “I think they [Chelsea] needs a top, younger centre half, and they need a top striker,” Johnson told Metro UK. “Obviously, they have spent a lot of money in the wide areas and in midfield. I think they are a far better side with Giroud, and he’s the guy that they have been trying to get out of the door for the last few years. It shows you that they have tried to replace him and have ...

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