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Fire at Beyoncé and Jay Z’s New Orleans mansion Investigated as Possible arson
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Fire at Beyoncé and Jay Z’s New Orleans mansion Investigated as Possible arson

A fire that broke out at a mansion believed to belong to Beyoncé and Jay Z is being investigated as possible arson. New Orleans Police Department confirmed that there was a report of a suspicious person in the area on Wednesday, July 21, around 6.20pm, when the fire was believed to have broken out. The fire in the 1500 block of Harmony Street in New Orleans appeared to have begun in the kitchen. According to Nola.com firefighters found books inside an oven and a gas can was also discovered on the property. A neighbour told the website that police believe that someone broke into the home shortly before the fire. It took 22 firefighters over two hours to extinguish the fire. A witness told WGNO News that a man was seen running from the property. August Arther sai...
CBN to launch digital Currency on Independence Day
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CBN to launch digital Currency on Independence Day

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that it will be announcing its own digital currency on October 1, 2021. Nairametrics reported that the CBN alongside stakeholders picked Independence Day as its launch date. According to the publication, CBN's IT Director, Rakiya Mohammed at the conclusion of the 306th Banker’s Committee meeting, disclosed that the apex bank has been conducting research in regards to digital currencies since 2017 and may conduct a proof of concept before the end of this year. The project name is tagged Project GIANT and it will use the Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain. Nigeria’s central bank further revealed that the importance of eNaira includes Macro management and growth, cross border trade facilitation, financial inclusion, monetary policy effec...
15 cases of Monkeypox confirmed in Nigerian – NCDC
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15 cases of Monkeypox confirmed in Nigerian – NCDC

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),  Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has announced that there are 59 suspected cases of Monkeypox with 15 confirmed in the country. Ihekweazu who disclosed this while reacting to report of a United States resident testing positive for the disease after arriving the North-American country from Nigeria, said an outbreak would be declared when there are large cluster of monkeypox cases that constituted an emergency. Revealing that the NCDC have been working with state health ministries to strengthen monkeypox disease surveillance and response in the country, Ihekweazu also disclosed that states with the highest number of cases are Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Lagos. The NCDC DG urged Nigerians who feel ill or have a sudden rash, to...
Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches
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Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches

A man who identified himself as a former pastor of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners Chapel, has claimed he and other pastors were sacked by the church for not generating enough money in their respective branches. Peter Godwin said in a video that he was employed as a pastor on the 28th of August, 2020, but on July 1, 2021, he and over 40 other pastors were invited and given sack letters. He said in the video: "Actually, by the special grace of God, our father in this great assembly, Living Faith Church received a mandate from the Lord to plant 10,000 churches in Nigeria and by the special grace of God, I was privileged to be one of the pastors that were employed on the 28th of August, 2020, that was last year. "So af...
COVID-19: UNILAG Gives Update After Ordering Students To Vacate School
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COVID-19: UNILAG Gives Update After Ordering Students To Vacate School

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has given an update to students after ordering them to vacant the school. The management of the school has now extended the deadline issued to students to vacate halls of residence to prevent COVID-19 spread. The institution made the disclosure in a statement issued on Thursday by its Principal Assistant Registrar, Mrs Nonye Oguama. Oguama said that the deadline had been extended from noon of Thursday to noon of Friday. She said that the extension was to ease the burden of transportation on the students. She added that the university had dissociated itself from a report asking the students to return to campus on Monday. “This is fake news and did not originate from the university,” Oguama said. She described the report as malicious ...
EFCC Raids Lagos hotel, arrests 30 people for alleged fraud
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EFCC Raids Lagos hotel, arrests 30 people for alleged fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested 30 suspects during a raid on Parktonian Hotel in the Lekki area of Lagos State. The operatives were alleged to have gained entry into the occupants’ rooms by seizing the master cards from the management of the hotel at gunpoint. It was gathered that some of the occupants were naked under the duvet when the operatives gained entry into the rooms One of the victims, while lamenting the invasion, told the Peoples Gazette, “I was naked, and I had to beg them (for me) to put something on. I am actually hypertensive, but I put myself together because I am not a criminal in any way.” An eyewitness said to the publication, “They broke into the hotel and threatened to shoot the receptionists and management worker...
Nigerian undergraduate with no money for tuition awarded scholarship for returning wallet containing lots of cash and valuables
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Nigerian undergraduate with no money for tuition awarded scholarship for returning wallet containing lots of cash and valuables

An undergraduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, has been awarded a scholarship by the management of the school for his integrity. Philip Okafor, a 200 level student of Microbiology in the Faculty of Life Sciences in the institution, was facing hard times about two months ago when he found a wallet with a substantial amount of money and other valuables. Despite owing an outstanding school fee of N 45,600, he returned the wallet and its content to the owner. The wallet belonged to another 200 level student of Environmental Management and Toxicology Department in the same faculty. The grateful owner informed the Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences, Professor Jerry Orhue, about what Okafor had done, For his exemplary behaviour, Okafor was given a special prize, which w...
Cristiano Ronaldo is difficult to manage – Former Juventus boss, Sarri
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Cristiano Ronaldo is difficult to manage – Former Juventus boss, Sarri

  Lazio manager, Maurizio Sarri, has claimed managing Cristiano Ronaldo “is not simple”. Both men worked together for only one season at Juventus. Sarri replaced Massimiliano Allegri as a manager in the summer of 2019. Despite winning the Serie A title, he was sacked as Juve were dumped out of the Champions League in the round of 16 against Lyon. Ronaldo finished that campaign with 30 Serie A goals, but Sarri has said managing Ronaldo is not easy, despite his incredible numbers. “Ronaldo’s management is not simple, from all points of view,” Sarri told radio station Sport Italia. “He is a multinational company; he has personal interests that must coincide with football. “His interests go beyond what is normal, beyond the team or club. I am a coach, not a man...
Galatasaray Step Up Bid For Onyekuru
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Galatasaray Step Up Bid For Onyekuru

Turkish Super Lig giants Galatasaray are ready to step up their bid to sign Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru on a permanent deal from Monaco. Onyekuru spent the second half of last season on loan at Galatasaray. It was the 23-year-old’s third loan stints with the Fathi Terim’s side. The former Everton player has registered 22 goals and recorded 12 assists in 71 appearances for the club. According to reports emanating from Turkey, Galatasaray are now ready to accelerate the transfer process for Onyekuru as well as Benfica’s Gedson Fernandes. He has been the subject of transfer speculation in recent weeks with rival Turkish clubs Besiktas and Fenerbahce also interested to have the Super Eagles winger in their ranks. The interests from the rival clubs have now galvanised Ga...
England’s entire cricket squad sent into isolation after three players and four backroom staff test positive for Covid
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England’s entire cricket squad sent into isolation after three players and four backroom staff test positive for Covid

England have announced a different squad for the upcoming limited-overs series with Pakistan after their original group was ruled out of action after seven members tested positive for Covid-19. On Monday evening, July 5, PCR tests were administered in which three players and four of the management tested positive, forcing the senior into isolation, The first ODI is on Thursday in Cardiff, live on Sky Sports Cricket, and will still go ahead with a new squad. The managing director of England men’s cricket, Ashley Giles, said: “It’s a great opportunity to play on the biggest stage, and for most of the players selected it’s not necessarily something they would have been expecting 24 hours ago. We’re in unprecedented territory, in terms of replacing an entire squad and managemen...
UNIUYO student shot dead, another injured as rival cult groups clash
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UNIUYO student shot dead, another injured as rival cult groups clash

A student of the University of Uyo, AkwaIbom state, has been killed and another shot in a supremacy battle which erupted between two rivals cult groups in the institution. It was gathered that the incident started on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, when the 300-level student in the department of Geography Department, Faculty of Social Sciences was shot dead by some suspected cultists. After the death of the student identified as Duke Alexander, a reprisal attack was launched by a rival group the next day. "A student from the Department of Geography was killed on Tuesday. But, on Wednesday around 5 pm, we heard some gunshots in the Department of Fine Art and on getting there discovered that a final year student was shot. He was said to be rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he ...
UNIUYO students ordered to vacate campus as suspected cultists kill one in clash
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UNIUYO students ordered to vacate campus as suspected cultists kill one in clash

The Management of the University of Uyo, Town Campus, Akwa Ibom State has ordered its students to vacate the hostels with immediate effect. This was contained in a press statement issued to journalists in Uyo on Friday by the Registrar of the University, Mr. Aniediabasi Udofia. Although the statement did not indicate reasons for the order, it was gathered that the directive came following a cult clash in the institution which claimed the lives of one final year student leaving another seriously injured by gunshots. A source in the University who did not want his name mentioned said the incident started on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, when a 300 level student in the department of Geography Department, Faculty of Social Sciences was killed by some suspected cultists. The source added ...
UNICAL threatens to publish names of 42,000 graduands yet to collect their certificates since 1980s
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UNICAL threatens to publish names of 42,000 graduands yet to collect their certificates since 1980s

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has issued a three-month ultimatum to graduands of the institution who are yet to collect original copies of their certificates.   In an official memo dated June 25, the Registrar of the University, Mr. Gabriel Egbe said that there were over 42,000 unclaimed certificates in the various faculties and institutes.   Egbe said that some of the certificates date back to the 1980s while urging the owners to approach the institution to get them.   "It has been discovered that there are over 42,000 unclaimed certificates of the University of Calabar in faculties and institutes. Some of these certificates date back to the 1980s,” the memo read.   "The University management is shocked by this abnormality, and therefore, d...
Update: I hit her with my belt and she collapsed” – Man who beat his wife to death over N1500 and TV remote control in Edo claims she insulted him
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Update: I hit her with my belt and she collapsed” – Man who beat his wife to death over N1500 and TV remote control in Edo claims she insulted him

A 38-year-old man, John Christopher, who allegedly killed his wife in Edo State has claimed that she insulted him after refusing to lend him money to pay a debt. LIB reported that police arrested the father of three for allegedly beating his wife, Mrs. Isoken Christopher, to death after she refused to lend him N2,000. The suspect, a waste management truck driver, who is described as a chain smoker and drunk by the eldest of his three children, Augustine, killed the 30-year-old businesswoman at their home located at No. 1, Agbontaen Street beside Ebvareke Secondary School, off Agboniro Street, Uselu, Benin City, on Saturday night, June 26. The woman was said to have collapsed and died after John used his trouser’s belt to smack her over a TV remote control. The problem first...
Nigeria’s population will become a liability if we don’t get it right before 2050 – Obasanjo
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Nigeria’s population will become a liability if we don’t get it right before 2050 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised alarm of Nigeria's population becoming a big issue in 2050 if things are not done rightly now. Speaking at an event in Ogun state on Sunday June 27, the former President called for population management to ensure we have a population that won't become a liability. Obasanjo said; “If we continue, by the year 3000, we will be the largest country in the world. Now, what are we going to do to handle the situation? How are we going to handle that population? “If we don’t start getting it right now, we will not get it right by 2050. But population by itself may not be a liability if we do what we have to do. But if we don’t do what we have to do – which we are not doing now – the population will become a liability. “We should educa...
No sane Nigerian will just go and commit crimes except he is high on something – Jonathan says issues of mental health need to be checked
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No sane Nigerian will just go and commit crimes except he is high on something – Jonathan says issues of mental health need to be checked

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that mental health of most Nigerians needs to be checked following incidences of insecurity in the country. Jonathan said this when visited by management of the Albino Foundation and its partners, who came to thank him for paying the bills of persons with albinism to undergo surgery for cancer abroad. He added that most of the crimes carried out in the country are drug-induced. The former President said; “Imagine starting your day with the news of killing in the morning, it leaves an impression on your mind. We need to also look into issues of mental health as well. "No sane Nigerian will just go and commit crimes except he is high on something. “Now we have cults in primary and secondary schools, then it was in tertiary inst...
Ibadan Polytechnic Shuts School Over Insecurity In Oyo
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Ibadan Polytechnic Shuts School Over Insecurity In Oyo

According to SaharaReporters, the management of the Polytechnic Ibadan on Sunday suspended all activities at the institution over rising insecurity in the state. A statement by the public relations officer of the institution, Adewole Soladoye which was signed by the registrar, Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawale, said it is "to monitor the security temperature within the institution and its environment." According to the statement, all public activities including conferences, seminars, and workshops in the institution and its environs have been suspended. The statement reads, "The Authorities of The Polytechnic, Ibadan have suspended all public activities including conferences and seminars and workshops in the Institution and its environment until further notice apart from the ongoing...
Maradona’s Psychiatrist Denies Responsibility in the Footballer’s Death
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Maradona’s Psychiatrist Denies Responsibility in the Footballer’s Death

Diego Maradona's psychiatrist who was treating him when he died last November has denied any responsibility for his demise, which an expert panel has blamed on neglect. Agustina Cosachov "provided evidence that she did not commit a homicide," her lawyer said after the 36-year-old was questioned at the San Isidro Prosecutor's Office outside Buenos Aires. "There is no suspicion to say that the psychiatric medication (that Cosachov prescribed) and in those doses could have caused a deficiency in the heart," Vadim Mischanchuk added. The Argentine football legend who won the 1986 World Cup died of a heart attack at the age of 60, weeks after undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot. Cosachov and psychologist Carlos Diaz found Maradona dead in bed in a rented house in an exclusi...
Katsina Varsity Bans Graduation Sign out Celebration on T-shirts
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Katsina Varsity Bans Graduation Sign out Celebration on T-shirts

The management of the Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina, UMYUK has banned the signing out on T-shirts by graduating students with immediate effect. This is contained in a circular from the office of the Dean of Students’ Affairs dated June 24, 2021 and signed by the Dean, Mustapha Bala Rumah, warns de The circular reads in part: “The Management of Umaru Musa Yar’adua University has observed with dismay, the way graduating students are celebrating their exit after their final examinations especially the signing out on the graduation T-shirts. "Consequent upon that, the University Management has banned the signing out on the T-shirts from the graduation celebration. Please be informed that appropriate sanction will be taken against defaulters of the above."     Some of ...
FG’s Meeting with Twitter should have come earlier – Falana
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FG’s Meeting with Twitter should have come earlier – Falana

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana has faulted Federal Government’s decision to have a meeting with Twitter's management after suspending the social media giant's operation in the country. Noting that the meeting is a good development in an interview on Channels Television, he however added that it should have been called earlier to avoid the embarrassment and inconvenience that Nigerians were subjected to. Falana said; “The Federal Government meeting with Twitter is a good development but in many instances, they put the cart before the horse. I feel this should have been done earlier. The government protested when it was dissatisfied with certain developments. This kind of meeting would have been called much earlier and the embarrassment and in...
Ghanaian hospital seeks help in locating family of Nigerian man knocked down by vehicle in Ghana
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Ghanaian hospital seeks help in locating family of Nigerian man knocked down by vehicle in Ghana

The 37 Military Hospital in Ghana is currently pleading for help to locate the family members of a Nigerian man who was admitted to their facility after he was knocked down by a vehicle.   The hospital in a statement released, gave the name of the man as Kingsley Ige. The hospital mentioned that Ige who has lost his memory but can speak and walk was admitted into the Trauma Surgical and Emergency Unit of the hospital on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, after the car accident.   The hospital management said he is currently on admission at its Neurology Ward.   The statement signed by the Commander for Public Relations Directorate, A. La-Anyane, has urged the public to assist with relevant information to locate his family members.
Buhari Inaugurates Committee to lift 100 Million Nigerians Out of Poverty
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Buhari Inaugurates Committee to lift 100 Million Nigerians Out of Poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS). Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the committee chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Buhari reiterated his commitment to lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years, with a well-researched framework for implementation and funding. The President also disclosed that the NPRGS has proposed to establish a private equity fund to ensure mobilisation drive and sustainable management of resources. Buhari said; “This journey began in January 2021 when I directed the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council and Secretary to the Government of the Federation to collaboratively work together...
No Single Person Booed the Minister – Nile University Counters claim of Keyamo being booed for saying ‘Nigerians will beg for return of disbanded SARS’
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No Single Person Booed the Minister – Nile University Counters claim of Keyamo being booed for saying ‘Nigerians will beg for return of disbanded SARS’

The management of Nile University has countered claim of Minister of state for labour, Festus Keyamo being booed for saying 'Nigerians will beg for return of disbanded SARS' during a recent lecture at the institution. Providing a context for the comment, the management said the Minister who was invited to deliver a paper on “Challenges of Global Security and the Implications for International Human Rights Law: An African Perspective", stated that the recent upsurge of crimes recorded in some parts Nigeria is not unconnected with the disbandment of SARS without a ready replacement and the release of hardened criminals in Correctional Centres in some parts of the country. According to Nile University, Keyamo who noted that people who protest over police brutality in the US never ca...
Rivers College of Health shuts down college, orders students to go home
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Rivers College of Health shuts down college, orders students to go home

The Management of Rivers State College of Health Science and Management Technology Port Harcourt has directed all the students of the institution to vacate the college premises until further notice. According to the management, the students have until 4pm on Saturday to comply with the directive. The order follows the refusal of the students who have been protesting over lack of basic amenities in the college, to open the gate of the institution since they started their protest on Tuesday. DAILYPOST gathered that the students have also threatened to continue their protest on Monday. The Provost of the College, Professor Franklin Nlerum who confirmed the development said directive is to forestall the breakdown of law and order in the case of any further protest. According...
Rivers United Coach, Stanley Eguma kidnapped by Unknown Gunmen in Enugu
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Rivers United Coach, Stanley Eguma kidnapped by Unknown Gunmen in Enugu

Rivers United coach, Stanley Eguma has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen . According to reports, Mr. Eguma was kidnapped in Enugu on his way from Gombe State where his team lost to Adamawa United on Sunday. “The coach did not return with the team on Tuesday but that’s all I can tell you. We hear he has been kidnapped but we are waiting to hear officially from the club management,” a source close to the coach, who spoke to The PUNCH on condition of anonymity, said. Another source close to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) team also confirmed the development to Sportingife.ng on Wednesday, adding that the kidnappers have reached out to the club management for ransom. “The kidnappers are now negotiating with the club management, ” the insider said “The...
EFCC arraigns 5 Sokoto government officials over ‘N500m scam’
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EFCC arraigns 5 Sokoto government officials over ‘N500m scam’

Five management staff of Sokoto state Primary Staff Pension Board have been arraigned in court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly diverting N553.985,644.1. The suspects identified as Abubakar Aliyu, Hassana Moyi, Haliru Ahmad, Kabiru Ahmad and Dahiru Muhammad Isa who are Secretary, Director of Finance and Supply, deputy Director of Finance and Supply, Accountant and Cashier of the board respectively, were accused of diverting the money meant for payment of retired teachers’ gratuities and pension. The suspects who were accused of forging vouchers, withdrawing and sharing the money, were arraigned before the Sokoto High Court on 28 count-charge bordering on forgery, criminal breach of trust and misappropriation, which are contrary to sections 92 (2)...
Ex-Chelsea boss Lampard ready for management return
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Ex-Chelsea boss Lampard ready for management return

Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says he's ready to return to management. Lampard has been linked with a number of posts since his departure from Stamford Bridge, including with managerial roles at West Brom and Crystal Palace as well as the England U21 hotseat. And despite being axed by his former club, the ex-Derby boss insists the hunger and the desire to tackle the challenges of being a manager remains. "I am certainly not put off [becoming a manager again]," he said. "I love the job and the challenge of it. I had two great experiences at Derby and then at Chelsea and I would love to get back in but at the right time and at the right moment. "Obviously you never want to lose a job, I was in pretty good company at Chelsea. "But it happens, it is the brutal reality of ...
Twitter says it has informed the Nigerian government it is ready to meet for an open discussion to address mutual concerns
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Twitter says it has informed the Nigerian government it is ready to meet for an open discussion to address mutual concerns

The management of Twitter has marked the first week its operation in Nigerian was suspended by the federal government. The social media giant in a tweet it shared, said it has informed the Nigerian government it is ready to meet for an open discussion to address mutual concerns. Twitter which stated that it remains an advocate of free and open internet everywhere, said the discussion is aimed at restoring service in the country.
Frank Lampard Gets new Job
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Frank Lampard Gets new Job

  Former Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, will work with the BBC as a pundit at this summer’s European Championships. Lampard will join notable names like Darren Fletcher and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, alongside regulars Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer and Rio Ferdinand. He is expected to be in the studio for England’s opening game against Croatia on Sunday. Lampard will also be offering his opinion when France play Portugal on June 23. The 42-year-old worked with BT Sport as a pundit, before taking his first job in management with Derby County. But he has been out of work since he was fired by Chelsea in January. Lampard was only in charge for 18 months before he was replaced by Thomas Tuchel with the Blues sitting outside the top four.
Premier League Club, Wolves Appoint new manager
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Premier League Club, Wolves Appoint new manager

Premier League club, Wolverhampton Wanderers, have announced the appointment of Bruno Lage as their new manager. Wolve made the announcement in a statement via their website on Wednesday. The statement read in part, “Bruno Lage has been appointed as the new first-team head coach of Wolves. “The Portuguese joins having most recently spent 18 months at the helm of Benfica, who he led to the Primeira Liga title in his first season in management.” Reacting to his appointment, Lage told the club’s website, “First of all, I’m very happy. It’s a big opportunity. I’m very happy because I’ve returned to this country, and to be the manager of a big team. “It’s a team and a club that wants to make history and a chance to compete in the Premier League. So, I’m happy, excited, with a...
Twitter went too far by insulting Nigerian President and by extension Nigerians – Actor Yemi Solade speaks on Buhari’s deleted tweets and Twitter ban (video)
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Twitter went too far by insulting Nigerian President and by extension Nigerians – Actor Yemi Solade speaks on Buhari’s deleted tweets and Twitter ban (video)

Actor Yemi Solade has accused Twitter's management of insulting Nigerian President and by extension Nigerians by deleting his tweet. Solade who claimed that the number of Nigerians on Twitter contribute to the success of the social media platform, also alleged that this is not the first time Twitter will be humiliating Nigerians. According to him, same thing happened to Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. He added that when a platform is used to forment anarchy, it should be regulated because it is not helping the country. Solade also claimed that mosts posts on the social media platform are negative and targeted at the government of Nigeria. Watch the video below............
Update: UNICROSS Shut down over Killing of student by suspected hoodlums
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Update: UNICROSS Shut down over Killing of student by suspected hoodlums

Photo from the campus on Friday morning Authorities of the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) have shut down the institution temporarily following the killing of a 300 level student, Nkasi Moses. LIB reported that the Applied and Fine Arts student was allegedly stabbed to death on campus by suspected hoodlums on Thursday night, June 3. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Austin Angba, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday June 4, in Calabar, said that the institution was shut temporarily to mourn the late student and allow the police to carry out an investigation on the matter. "Yesterday night, at 9:00 p.m., three hoodlums were parading themselves on campus and trying to take a phone from a student. While doing that,...
All Remaining Students and non academic Staff have been Released by bandits – Greenfield University Counters police
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All Remaining Students and non academic Staff have been Released by bandits – Greenfield University Counters police

Management of Greenfield University has countered Kaduna police command's claim of three students of the institution still being in captivity after news of students and non-academic staff of the school being released yesterday. Spokesman of the Kaduna state police command, Mohammed Jalinge had said that three students were still in captivity. Muhammad Bashir, registrar of Greenfield University however confirmed the release of all remaining students of the institution in a statement released yesterday May 29. The statement read; “As you are aware that on Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 armed bandits attacked Greenfield University and abducted 20 students and three non academic staff. “Five out of the abducted students and a male warden were grossly murdered by the bandits. “...
Zahra Buhari-Indimi and her Sisters-in-law Wear Abaya in Solidarity with Kano varsity student Harassed by Male Colleagues
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Zahra Buhari-Indimi and her Sisters-in-law Wear Abaya in Solidarity with Kano varsity student Harassed by Male Colleagues

The management of the Kano State University of Science and Technology has set aside May 27 to celebrate the Arabian outfit popularly known as 'Abaya' annually after a female student was harassed and mocked by her male colleagues. In a show of solidarity, many northern women including Zahra Buhari and her sisters-in-law on Thursday, posted photos of themselves wearing the free flowing outfit. "Say no to harassment. #kustwudiabayaday #kustwudistopbullyinginyouruniversity" Zahra, Adama, Hauwa, Meram Indimi captioned the photos. LIB reported that the 17 male students have been apprehended over the incident.
Rapper, Metro Marrs Arrested and Detained after Spraying $10,000 cash at his own high School Graduation Ceremony
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Rapper, Metro Marrs Arrested and Detained after Spraying $10,000 cash at his own high School Graduation Ceremony

Rapper, Metro Marrs has been arrested and detained by police for 'making it rain' at his own graduation. The rapper who graduated from Langston Hughes High School in Atlanta on Friday last week, celebrated by pulling out $10,000 in cash and throwing it all over the stage. His fellow graduating classmates went wild and cheered him as a wild money picking frenzy occured but school management was not pleased with the action. Police handcuffed the 18-year-old and escorted him out of the commencement ceremony. He was detained for attempting to 'start a riot and disorderly conduct', and ticketed for the offense. Marrs was reportedly detained for several hours. It’s unclear if he is facing any charges related to the incident. Video of his stunt when viral on social media wh...
“Beware of loving any woman other than your wife”  – Rapper, Drake tells men
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“Beware of loving any woman other than your wife”  – Rapper, Drake tells men

Canadian rapper, Drake has shared some words of wisdom with men about anger management, earning respect, gambling, family Love, and promiscuous lifestyle. The father of one, who was recently crowned "Artist of the Decade at Billboard Music Awards 2021, took to Instagram to share a photo of himself posing with his friends. In his caption, he wrote: "Never show anger at slight. Tell nothing. Earn respect from everyone by deeds, not words. Respect the members of your blood family. Gambling is recreation, not a way to earn a living. Love your father, your mother, your sister, think harder about who you call your brothers and beware of loving any woman other than your wife..."
Why Politicians, Students, Must Undergo Drug Test – NDLEA boss, Buba Marwa
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Why Politicians, Students, Must Undergo Drug Test – NDLEA boss, Buba Marwa

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has explained why it is important for politicians seeking public office and students seeking admission into higher institutions to undergo drug integrity test. The chairman of the anti-drug agency, gave the explanation in Abuja today May 25 while delivering a paper on Drug Abuse and National Security Challenge: Way Forward, as the guest speaker at the 5th-anniversary lecture of presidential diary magazine. He said as elections come up in the states and across the country, there is the need for the people to entrust the management of their treasury and their well-being in the hands of politicians that have clear minds because no public office holder under the influence of drug...
Update: Kidnapped FUNAAB Student Regains Freedom
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Update: Kidnapped FUNAAB Student Regains Freedom

The 400-level student of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Olayinka Toyinbo, who was abducted by suspected kidnappers, has regained freedom. LIB reported that the student of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, was abducted on Saturday, May 22, from a private Farm in Abule Itoko, a village in Odeda Local Government where he had been working and living for the past three years. FUNAAB’s Head, Directorate of Public Relations, Mr Kola Adepoju, who confirmed the development in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday, May 25, said Toyinbo was released by his abductors on Monday night unharmed. “The management of the university, on behalf of the entire academic community, is deeply grateful to security agencies, both the conventional and the unconventional. We...
FG Receives €4.2m James Ibori loot
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FG Receives €4.2m James Ibori loot

The British Government has formally paid the £4,214,017.66 looted funds recovered from family members and associates of former Delta State Governor, James Ibori. A statement released by Umar Gwandu, spokesperson of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said that as at May 10, the naira equivalent of the looted funds has been paid into an account designated for that purpose by the Federal Government. “Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN signed Memorandum of Understanding for the repatriation of the Ibori loot on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria. The development, according to Malami, was a demonstration of the recognition of reputation Nigeria earns through records of managemen...
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...
NCC Commiserates with Board Chairman Prof. Adeolu Akande Whose 19-year-old daughter Committed Suicide
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NCC Commiserates with Board Chairman Prof. Adeolu Akande Whose 19-year-old daughter Committed Suicide

The Board, Management and entire staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have commiserated with the Chairman, Board of Commissioners of NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande over the death of his 19-year-old daughter, Feranmi Fasunle. LIB reported that the 200-level student in the Department of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, committed suicide by drinking poisonous substances believed to be sniper. The Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, in a statement on Friday, May 14, described late Feranmi as a promising student. "Miss Fasunle, aged 19, was a promising 200-Level student of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, who dreamt of reading Law as a second deg...
Southern Governors are Right on Buhari’s Lopsided Appointments – Governor Bala Mohammed
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Southern Governors are Right on Buhari’s Lopsided Appointments – Governor Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi has said that Southern Governors are right on their claim of a lopsided appointment in Buhari-led administration. Bala who addressed journalists on Thursday May 14, said there will always be problem if only one section is given positions in government. He stated that self-actualisation and self-determination will always play out if there is no fairness at the top. The Governor said; “If you are not fair and equitable in your administration, in your management, if there is nepotism where only one section is given positions in government, then there will be problems. “There is an iota of truth in what the southern governors said on some sections being highly favoured at the detriment of others. “What we know in this country as a federalist...
Lagos Government Places 14 Countries on COVID-19 Watchlist
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Lagos Government Places 14 Countries on COVID-19 Watchlist

  The Lagos state government has placed 14 countries on its COVID-19 watchlist to curb the spread of the disease in the state. The state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi made the announcement on Wednesday May 12. Abayomi who explained that travellers coming from other countries into Lagos have been classified into three groups — the red countries, the amber countries, and the green countries, added that the state government is outlining measures that will guide the management of inbound passengers of interest (POIs) from other countries. The red countries are India, Brazil and Turkey where new variants of COVID-19 are causing an increase in infection rate. The amber countries are Canada, US, France, Germany, Netherlands, Togo, Ghana, Cameroun, Angola, South Afr...
We have parked our rivalry’ – Rangers boss Gerrard reveals ‘secret’ phone calls with Sir Alex Ferguson
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We have parked our rivalry’ – Rangers boss Gerrard reveals ‘secret’ phone calls with Sir Alex Ferguson

The Liverpool legend says he has been in regular contact with the former Manchester United manager during his time at Ibrox Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has revealed he has held "secret" phone calls with Sir Alex Ferguson, admitting that "since I retired we have parked our rivalry up". For the best part of 15 years, Gerrard and Ferguson were in direct competition in the Premier League as the former became Liverpool's club captain and the latter sought to knock the Reds off their perch and turn Manchester United into the most successful club in England. Ferguson succeeded before retiring in 2013, while Gerrard left Liverpool two years later as an Anfield icon and moved into management after a brief stint in MLS with LA Galaxy. 09048258930
Ondo varsity non-teaching staff suspends strike
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Ondo varsity non-teaching staff suspends strike

The non-teaching staff union of Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, have suspended their five weeks-old strike action over non-payment of salaries and unremitted pension deductions. NAN reports that the suspension notice was contained in a statement jointly signed by Mr Temidayo Temola, Mr Peter Akindehinde and Mr Bobola Bamigbola for SSANU, NASU and NAAT respectively on Sunday. The unions’ executives thanked all members for their cooperation and solidarity, saying the offer by the institution’s management was considered by Congress and there was no need to continue the industrial action. The unions’ executives urged their members to resume work on Monday, May 10 as agreed by JAC. “The leadership of JAC (SSANU, NASU and NAAT), OAUSTECH bra...
Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom
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Abducted Abia University Student Regains Freedom

The abducted student of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) has regained her freedom. Governor Ikpeazu made the announcement last night, 3 days after the student and others were attacked by unknown gunmen along Okigwe-Uturu road. The Abia state Governor also promised to take justice to those who abducted the student. The statement read; “It is with exceedingly great joy and a very pleasant sense of relief that I announce that the only kidnapped ABSU student who was still in custody of the hoodlums that abducted some people few days ago along the Okigwe-Uturu Road has been freed. “I spoke with her and her mother minutes ago and want to thank God, our security agents and the management of ABSU for a job well done leading to this good news. “Our administration has since taken...
Sir Alex Ferguson Reveals he Cried over Fears he Would Lose Memory after Suffering Brain Haemorrhage in 2018
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Sir Alex Ferguson Reveals he Cried over Fears he Would Lose Memory after Suffering Brain Haemorrhage in 2018

Manchester United legend, Sir AlexFerguson has revealed he cried over worries that he would lose his memory after suffering a brain haemorrhage three years ago. In a new trailer for a documentary on the iconic Manchester United manager’s life,  Ferguson's son, Jason makes a 999 call on May 5, 2018 after his father had collapsed. He was rushed to hospital and had emergency surgery and the documentary, Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In, reveals the fears he had over his memories. Speaking about that traumatic day, Sir Alex said: “I was crying because I don’t remember a thing.” Ferguson's son, Jason, who directed the documentary, said: “He just put his head in his hands and said ‘Oh, I hope there’s nothing wrong with my memory, there better be nothing wrong with my memor...
Asamoah Gyan: Ex-Asante Kotoko management member hits back at Ghana striker as booing controversy continues
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Asamoah Gyan: Ex-Asante Kotoko management member hits back at Ghana striker as booing controversy continues

Former Asante management member Nana Kwame Dankwah has responded to Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan, who has warned fans of the club against using his name for bragging rights following a booing incident on Saturday. Now on the books of Legon Cities, the veteran forward was subjected to boos by Kotoko fans during his substitution into a Ghana Premier League match at the Accra Sports Stadium. Gyan did not hold back after the game, describing the Kotoko fans as hypocrites. Subsequently, Dankwah has had his say on the matter.
Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary
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Missing IMSU law Student Found Dead in Imo Mortuary

An undergraduate of Imo State University (IMSU), who was declared missing, has been found dead 5 days after. Kingsley Chiwueze, a 300-level law student, was declared missing on Monday, April 26, after he could not be reached on the phone and his whereabouts remained unknown. Chuwueze, a native of Oguta Local Government Area of the state, was involved in student union politics and declared his intention to run for the office of Senate President of the National Association of Imo State Students two weeks ago. The President of the Students Union Government of IMSU, Arinze Oguike, who confirmed the development on Sunday, May 2, said the corpse of the law undergraduate was found in the morgue of Umuguma General Hospital, Owerri. He said some students stormed the mortuary and the...
Carragher Makes Claim on Mourinho’s Return to Coach Premier League Club
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Carragher Makes Claim on Mourinho’s Return to Coach Premier League Club

Liverpool hero, Jamie Carragher, has claimed he does not see former Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, returning to coach a club in the Premier League after he was sacked by Spurs last month. Carragher believes Mourinho’s ship has sailed on his Premier League management career. Mourinho had coached Premier League clubs, Chelsea (twice) and Manchester United in the past. “I do not see Mourinho back in the Premier League, I think that ship’s sailed now,” Carragher told Monday Night Football. “I struggle to think of any club – he has been at Spurs, so he is not going to Arsenal, he has been at United, so he is not going to City, Liverpool would not have him. “Would he go to a middle of the table club? I just do not see him there. I really don’t. It is either internat...

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