Tuesday, November 30

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Former stripper sentenced to 20 years in jail after she s3xually abused young boy, 4, and had s3x with dog
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Former stripper sentenced to 20 years in jail after she s3xually abused young boy, 4, and had s3x with dog

A former stripper who sexually abused a four-year-old boy and who was filmed having sex with a dog has been jailed for 20 years. Angeline Lodice, 33, of Old Jefferson, New Orleans, has been behind bars since being arrested in October 2014,. On Monday, Nov. 22, she pleaded guilty to forcible rape, possession of child pornography involving a juvenile under 13 and sexual battery, reports NOLA.com. The boy’s father said Lodice’s cousin had given him videos and photos showing her performing oral sex on the four-year-old sometime between late 2012 and October 2014. Lodice, who used to work as a stripper at a Bourbon Street club in the Louisiana city, originally admitted being the woman in the sick images and videos, but she said she’d been drugged at the time. She also said she ...
Offset welcomes his brother home after serving 15 years in prison
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Offset welcomes his brother home after serving 15 years in prison

Offset's brother has been released from prison after seeing 15 years behind bars. The Migos rapper went to pick his brother up from prison and he shared a video from their reunion online. In the video, Offset is heard hailing his brother. "15 years he back, " Offset wrote as he shared the videos on his Instagram Stories. His brother is seen looking excited as he reunites with the rapper. Offset,  29, also shared a video of him driving home with his brother. He then took him to a barber's to get a haircut. It is not clear what Offset's brother was in prison for. Offset, himself, has also been to jail. In 2018, he spent 8 months in prison after he was booked for 4 different charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of one oun...
Ronaldo suffered against us – Man City’s Guardiola
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Ronaldo suffered against us – Man City’s Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said they planned to make Cristiano Ronaldo suffer by starving Manchester United of possession at Old Trafford. The champions beat United 2-0 in Saturday’s Derby, thanks to Eric Bailly’s own goal and Bernardo Silva’s close-range finish. City completely dominated the game, with United registering only one shot on goal. Ronaldo also had the fewest touches out of any player who started the match. Guardiola has now admitted City’s game plan was to control the game, limiting United’s attempts to only play on the counter-attack. When asked about United’s tactical approach for their game against City, Guardiola replied: “Let me be gentle. I can never analyse or judge the opponents and what they have done. “The games have been quite...
NSCDC discovers explosive in Borno farm
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NSCDC discovers explosive in Borno farm

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command, in Borno State, has discovered explosives in a farm in Auno village of Konduga LGA. The State Commandant, Musa Farouk who briefed newsmen on Tuesday said the device was recovered by Agro Rangers. “It has been confirmed to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED). We will liaise with the police bomb squad for its detonation,” Farouk said. Farouk also paraded 13 suspects arrested for various offences ranging from vandalism, bunkering, theft, possession of illicit drugs and illegal assembly during curfew hours. He listed items recovered to include a fuel truck, two generators, electricity and communication cables as well as illicit drugs including some quantity of cannabis sativa. The Commandant who reiterated the commit...
‘It doesn’t save your job’ – Neville reveals Solskjaer’s biggest problem
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‘It doesn’t save your job’ – Neville reveals Solskjaer’s biggest problem

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville, has revealed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s biggest problem at Old Trafford this season. Neville said that Man United’s intensity out of possession to win the ball back and hurt their opponent is Solskjaer’s biggest problem. According to him, Solskjaer’s job at Man United is not safe even though his side defeated Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 in a Premier League tie over the weekend. Having suffered an embarrassing 5-0 defeat to Liverpool at Old Trafford last weekend, Solskjaer needed a response from his players against Tottenham on Saturday as three goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, and Marcus Rashford gave United all three points against the hosts. “It doesn’t save his job,” Neville told Sky Sports after Man United defeate...
Alleged Cyber Fraud: Several credit card numbers extracted from Naira Marley’s iPhone – EFCC testifies
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Alleged Cyber Fraud: Several credit card numbers extracted from Naira Marley’s iPhone – EFCC testifies

The trial of Nigerian music star, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, on 11 charges bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards and fraud, resumed on Tuesday, October 26 at the Federal High Court, Lagos. The anti-graft agency had arraigned the artiste Naira Marley, who sang the popular song: “Am I a Yahoo Boy”, before the Federal High Court, Lagos. The agency said the offences were committed on different dates between November 26, 2018, and December 11, 2018, as well as May 10, 2019. The EFCC alleged that Naira Marley and his accomplices conspired to use different ATM cards to defraud their victims. The EFCC also said that the defendant possessed and used counterfeit credit cards belonging to different people, with intent to defraud others. On Tues...
Rapper NBA Youngboy released from prison after being given ‘significant conditions’ for illegal possession of firearm
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Rapper NBA Youngboy released from prison after being given ‘significant conditions’ for illegal possession of firearm

Rapper NBA YoungBoy has been released from jail, six months after his arrest for illegal possession of firearms. The rapper has been p, according to reports. The rapper was released in Louisiana on Friday, October 22 with “significant conditions” and placed under house arrest, following his arrest on charges of "illegal possession of firearms by a felon and possession of an unregistered weapon." The rapper was granted $1.5 million bail and placed under house arrest, among other strict conditions, as he awaits trial in his native Louisiana, his lawyer confirmed to Rolling Stone on Friday. The rapper will be under 24-hour house arrest in Utah, where he owns a home, according to Louisiana’s daily newspaper The Advocate. He also has to make an appearance before a judge in Los Ange...
Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for alleged possession of cocaine
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Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for alleged possession of cocaine

Two Nigerians have been arrested after being found with 11 grams of cocaine in Lilongwe, Malawi. The two suspects have been identified as 35-year-old Chinesi Omuka and Ejike Enebenchu, 29. Spokesperson for the Central West Police Region, Alfred Chinthere, who disclosed this on Friday, October 22, said the duo were nabbed at their home in  Area 49 following a tip-off. 11 grams of cocaine were recovered from them during the raid. Omuka and Ebenenchu are expected to appear before court soon to answer a charge of being found in possession of illicit drugs. Acccording to the police spokesperson, the second accused Enebenchu was in July this year convicted on the same charge. He paid a K200 thousand fine for the offence.
Ogun CP under fire over arrest, detention of ex-NANS leader
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Ogun CP under fire over arrest, detention of ex-NANS leader

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has berated the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, over what it called the illegal arrest and detention of one of its former leaders, Olawale Balogun. Balogun, an ex-Chairman of NANS in Ogun State, was arrested by the police on Saturday for allegedly being in a vehicle with some people who the police accused of being in possession of firearms. But NANS accused the command and the CP of “unprofessional conducts, tactical political siding, bribery and flagrant abuse of power.” He was said to have “unlawfully arrested, detained and paraded Olawale Balogun as a political thug without any proof in Ogun State.” At a press conference addressed at the Iwe Iroyin Press Centre, Okelewo, Abeokuta, the NANS Deputy Coordina...
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri, deletes public apology he wrote to Jane Mena’s husband following release of voicenote
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Tonto Dikeh’s ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri, deletes public apology he wrote to Jane Mena’s husband following release of voicenote

Hours after an audio recording of him confirming he had sex with a certain Jane who is married, Tonto Dikeh's ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri, has archived or deleted an apology he wrote to dancer Janemena, her husband and her family. In the post which he shared on September 27, Kpokpogri apologized to Janemena's husband Mr. Andre, and her parents over the embarrassment they might have suffered after his ex, Tonto Dikeh, publicly alerted Janemana that he has her old and recent sex tapes in his possession. See screenshot of the apology below On Saturday, October 16, an audio recording of him speaking about the sexual prowess of a certain Jane surfaced online. Prince who spoke in pidgin English said he and Jane have had ''dirty sex'' and that Jane mentioned to him that the se...
Everybody smokes weed” Burna Boy says hypocrisy is the reason marijuana has not been legalised in Nigeria
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Everybody smokes weed” Burna Boy says hypocrisy is the reason marijuana has not been legalised in Nigeria

Burna Boy has said that hypocrisy is the reason marijuana has not been legalised in Nigeria. During an interview with Home Grown Radio in Los Angeles, Burna Boy said "everyone smokes weed" in Nigeria but people like to pretend about it. The Grammy award-winning singer was asked about legalizing weed in Nigeria and he said: "It’s not a zero- tolerance. It’s like everybody does it, but no one wants to be the one that is seen talking about it. "It’s just kind of hypocritical out there. "They try to make it seem like if you smoke weed you’ll just go mad in Nigeria. "Everybody smokes it. It’s just a topic no one wants to talk about." "No one wants to talk about it; everybody is cool. Nobody wants to make it a thing to advocate for legalization of weed," he added. Asked if...
Sextape allegation: Popular dancer Janemena petitions police over Tonto Dikeh’s claim, demands public apology and N500m compensation
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Sextape allegation: Popular dancer Janemena petitions police over Tonto Dikeh’s claim, demands public apology and N500m compensation

Dancer and social media influencer, Usiwo Orezimena Jane popularly known as Janemena, has filed a petition before the Nigerian Police against actress Tonto Dikeh over claims of cyberstalking and criminal defamation of her character. Recall that in September 2021, Tonto in a post shared on her Instagram page, alleged that her ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri, is in possession of Janemena's old and recent sex tapes. Janemena who did not confirm or deny the allegation when it was made, has filed a petition against the actress. The petition written on her behalf by her solicitors, Rockson Igelige, of Felix, Igelige & Associates, described Tonto's claims as damaging. “These malicious publications and in the context in which it was made, meant and Janemena understood it to mean the fo...
28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand
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28-year-old Nigerian man arrested for selling drugs in Thailand

A 28-year-old Nigerian national identified simply as George has been arrested for peddling drugs in Bangkok, Thailand. Speaking during a press briefing at immigration HQ in Suan Phlu, Bangkok on Friday, October 8, the immigration chief said that Region 1 officers were told by an informant that a black man was dealing drugs in the downtown area. According to the immigration, the suspect was using WhatsApp to communicate with his customers. A sting was set up for the late evening of October 5th with the informant arranging to buy drugs by meeting in the toilets of a mall in the Bang Rak, Silom area of downtown Bangkok. Immigration knew the suspect would arrive by BTS and had staked out the Saladaeng station when they saw a black man matching the description. He was follo...
COVID-19: Nigeria receives France’s 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines
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COVID-19: Nigeria receives France’s 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

Nigeria has taken possession of 501,600 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility. The donation from the Government of France was received by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Friday. At the National Strategic Cold Store, the Executive Director, Faisal Shuaib said Nigeria was among the African countries that gained from France’s gesture. Shuaib said France has not only been a dependable ally but also brotherly in all ramifications. He added that Nigeria’s vaccine storage facilities remain efficient and well maintained. Nigeria first received COVID-19 vaccination on March 5, 2021 – four million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines from COVAX. The second phase was four million doses of Moderna vaccines from the United S...
Three Arrested after Anfield flare-related Incidents
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Three Arrested after Anfield flare-related Incidents

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing flares in Anfield before the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday. Mohamed Salah scored a stunning goal but Kevin De Bruyne rescued a point for Manchester City in a classic contest that ended 2-2. In relation to incidents before the game, Merseyside Police said in a statement: "At around 3.05pm, three men were identified by officers as having possession of flares in the Anfield Road area, one of which was thrown, causing no damage or injury. "All were detained and have been arrested and taken into custody." The statement said a 38-year-old man, 35-year-old man, and 19-year-old man were all arrested. Assistant chief constable Rob Carden said: "A swift response from our officers on th...
Zaha chases Crystal Palace history but Iheanacho could hold keys for Leicester City
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Zaha chases Crystal Palace history but Iheanacho could hold keys for Leicester City

While the Ivorian will back himself against his favourite opponents, Brendan Rodgers may be planning to unleash the Super Eagles forward on Sunday Crystal Palace head into gameweek seven in 15th spot but one win from six hasn’t told the full story of the opening months of Patrick Vieira’s reign. The Arsenal icon was brought in to alter the team’s stodgy style and begin the rebuild of a side that certainly weren’t spring chickens in Roy Hodgson’s final year at the club. While some elements of Vieira’s rebuild are already evident — the team have switched to his favoured 4-3-3 and there’s a greater proclivity to retain possession — some things have also remained the same.  
Update: Two men are Arrested in Connection with the Murder of Journalist Lyra McKee
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Update: Two men are Arrested in Connection with the Murder of Journalist Lyra McKee

Police have arrested two more men over the murder of journalist Lyra McKee. The men, aged 44 and 53, were arrested in the Londonderry area on Friday morning, October 1, under the Terrorism Act. They have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave police station in Belfast for an interview. Ms. McKee, 29, was shot dead in Londonderry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan. Three men have already been charged with her murder, while another two men have been charged with rioting and associated offences. The extremist group that styles itself the New IRA previously claimed responsibility for the killing. Last month, Geroid Cavanagh, 33, and Jordan Devine, 21, both from Londonderry appeared by videolink at the city's magistrates' court where they were cha...
Chelsea humbled by brilliant Chiesa in Juventus
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Chelsea humbled by brilliant Chiesa in Juventus

Federico Chiesa’s goal 10 seconds into the second half sent Juventus to a 1-0 Champions League win over Chelsea, who have now suffered back-to-back defeats. After a low key opening 45 minutes, the snappy Chiesa fired the Italians in front with one of the first kicks of the second half. Chelsea continued to dominate possession, registering 73 per cent of the ball, but struggled to create a killer chance, posting just one effort on target. The one big Chelsea opening came and went late on as Romelu Lukaku fired wide after Chelsea finally provided him some fruitful service. Juve held on to continue a fine start to their Champions League campaign under returning coach Massimiliano Allegri as they sit top on six points from two games, while Chelsea stay second on three points.
You can’t win Premier League title this season – Gary Neville tells Man United
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You can’t win Premier League title this season – Gary Neville tells Man United

Manchester United legend, Gary Neville has pinpointed the major reason why the club cannot win the Premier League this season. According to Neville, United don’t play well enough as a team compared to the other title contenders at the top of the division. The Red Devils have recently hit a sticky patch and have now lost three of their last four games in all competitions. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are only one point behind current league leaders Liverpool but Neville believes they lack the cohesiveness as a team and cannot win the title this season. “I said it even when they were winning, even when [Cristiano] Ronaldo scored, they don’t play well enough as a team to win this league in my view. They don’t play well enough as a team,” Neville said on his Sky Sport...
Prince Kpokpogri has so Much of your Sex Tapes in his Possession – Tonto Dikeh alerts dancer, Janemena
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Prince Kpokpogri has so Much of your Sex Tapes in his Possession – Tonto Dikeh alerts dancer, Janemena

Tonto Dikeh has alerted married dancer, Janemena, of her former boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri's alleged possession of Janemena's 'old and very recent sex tapes.' Tonto disclosed this in a post shared on her Instagram page this morning. Her post comes hours after Prince Kpokpogri filed a N10 billion lawsuit against the actress. According to the mum of one, Prince has in his possession the sex tapes of a lot of ''other married women, celebrities and single girls too''. Read what she wrote below ''#ICOMEINPEACE After listening to these leaked voice note between JOSEPH EGBRI(fake name Prince kpokpogri) and merit, I personally called my relationship off with a man I honestly did LOVE. Now this is not enough for blackmail and lies but it’s all good and great. Respectfully, All...
AMCON takes over mansion of ex-Kwara Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, over N5bn debt
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AMCON takes over mansion of ex-Kwara Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, over N5bn debt

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over some houses belonging to former Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed of Kwara State over a N5 billion debt. AMCON said that the takeover of the houses followed the order of Hon. Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, who also ordered the freezing of the Bank Accounts of the former governor and his two companies including Trans Properties and Investment Limited and Trans It Consulting Limited. Confirming this development, Head, Corporate Communications, AMCON, Jude Nwauzor, said: "Early today and in compliance with the court order, AMCON through the Law firm of Chief Robert Ohuoba of Robert Ohuoba & Co, one of the leading Asset Management Partners (AMPs) of AMCON who also received protective orders ...
Roy Keane Warns Manchester United over Cristiano Ronaldo
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Roy Keane Warns Manchester United over Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Manchester United icon, Roy Keane, has issued a firm warning to the club over their expectations regarding returnee Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, a Real Madrid and Juventus legend, has netted four times in his first three games for the Red Devils. Keane warned that other players must up their games alongside the Portugal captain if the Manchester based club is to be successful this season. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the season against West Ham United on Sunday, hitting the equaliser after the Hammers took the lead earlier. “If you look during midweek, he struggled upfront without getting decent support or possession,” Keane said on Sky Sports. “Man United have to be careful because Ronaldo’s come to the club, everyone thinks it’s just go...
Tuchel names Chelsea Player ‘everyone is Looking for’
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Tuchel names Chelsea Player ‘everyone is Looking for’

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has identified midfielder, N’Golo Kante as the player in his squad that ‘everyone is looking for’. Tuchel disclosed this on Sunday following Chelsea’s Premier League victory against Tottenham Hotspur. The German believes Kante, who scored a goal for Chelsea in their 3-0 win against Tottenham, is a top player that has everything a team needs in midfield. “He is a top player. If you have N’Golo, you have something everyone is looking for. You have everything that you need in midfield with work rate, intensity, ball wins, skilful play, off the ball, with the ball, dribbling and even a goal,” Tuchel said at his post-match press conference after Chelsea defeated Tottenham on Sunday. “I see this every day in training and it’s hard to bel...
Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina
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Suspected bandit’s wife arrested with 6 gallons of petrol hidden under her hijab in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old woman, Rashida Hussaini, suspected to be a bandit’s wife and supplier of petrol to the criminals in the forest. Spokesman of the command, SP Gambo Isah, while parading the suspect at the police Headquarters, said she was arrested along Kofar Guga-Jibiya Road with 6 gallons of petrol concealed in a sack and a handbag hidden under her hijab. Isah said the suspect raised suspicion when she could not give a definite address where she came from. "Rashida Hussaini, 25-year-old was arrested in Kofar Guga in possession of gallons full with petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a sack. Similarly, a big leather full of petrol (3 gallons) and concealed in a bag zipped. She hides them under her hijab. Upon interrogation, she said she...
It wasn’t what I Expected – Saul Niguez Reflects on Poor Chelsea debut
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It wasn’t what I Expected – Saul Niguez Reflects on Poor Chelsea debut

Saul Niguez has admitted his Chelsea debut did not go according to plan, after he endured a difficult 45 minutes on Saturday. The midfielder, on loan from Atletico Madrid, was included in the Blues’ starting XI for the visit of Aston Villa. But Saul had a poor debut, which led to Thomas Tuchel taking him off at half time and bringing on Jorginho. The 26-year-old was guilty of giving the ball away too many times, failing to press and dallying in possession and being caught out. Several times, Edouard Mendy and Thiago Silva had to bail him out. “Wasn’t the expected debut,” Saul wrote on social media, along with a picture of him with his new teammates. “Really happy with my first game and victory with the team. Incredible to see Stamford Bridge full of Blues....
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Tenants accused of killing landlady when she arrived to collects rent

  Two tenants are accused of murdering their landlady when she paid them a visit to collect the rent. Swainsboro Police Chief Randy J. Ellison said that Conney Faye Mercer-Webb, 53, was brutally stabbed and shot to death between 9.30am and 10am on Wednesday, September 8. Police in Georgia, US, say that tenant Nathaniel David and his wife LaShawna were only caught after the landlord's son saw them reportedly carting the body away just after the local cops had visited the home. The son alerted the police as they were walking away from the property and after a short chase on foot, both Nathaniel and LaShawna were caught, arrested, and placed in custody. Police caught the pair at 6.30pm on the same day, hours after the murder of the landlady. Police said they were called...
Man lands in Kirikiri over alleged possession of toy gun
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Man lands in Kirikiri over alleged possession of toy gun

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 27-year-old man, Basiru Usman, be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre for allegedly being in possession of a toy gun. The police charged Usman, whose address was not provided, with conspiracy and unlawful possession of a firearm. Magistrate Folashade Osikoya gave the order following a motion moved by the Prosecutor, ASP Victor Eruada, that the matter be referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice. The magistrate, who did not take Usman’s plea, also directed the prosecutor to duplicate the file and send it to the DPP for advice. She adjourned the case until October 4. Earlier, Eruada said that Usman and some persons, at large, committed the offence on July 16 at 2 p.m along Alaba Rago Mar...
Nigeria 2-0 Liberia: Super Eagles begin 2022 World Cup qualifiers with home win
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Nigeria 2-0 Liberia: Super Eagles begin 2022 World Cup qualifiers with home win

The three-time African champions started their qualifying campaign with a commanding win in Lagos on Friday Kelechi Iheanacho’s brace guided Nigeria to a 2-0 victory over Liberia in their opening fixture in the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers in Lagos on Friday. Iheanacho's efforts at the Teslim Balogun Stadium took his international tally to 11 goals as he closes in on Jay-Jay Okocha and Julius Aghahowa's mark of 14 goals in the national team colours. The Super Eagles started the encounter on a stronger foot with the most attempts on goal and greater possession that paid off with two goals in the first 45 minutes.
Lekki is now the hotbed of Cybercrime- EFCC
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Lekki is now the hotbed of Cybercrime- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has said that Lekki, the fast-developing upper middle-class area of Lagos Metropolis, is emerging as the new hub of internet-related fraud. A statement released by the agency says data from the investigation activities of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the second quarter of 2021, indicates that Lekki District is the preferred location for all manner of cyber fraud syndicates. Between April and June, 2021, the Advance Fee Fraud and Cyber Crime Sections of the Command recorded a total of 402 internet-related fraud arrests. While the Advance Fee Fraud Section was responsible for 243 arrests, the Cyber Crime Section executed 18 sting operations which resulted in 159 arrests, from which 13 conv...
Alex Rodriguez poses with the Porsche he gifted ex- J.Lo for her 50th birthday
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Alex Rodriguez poses with the Porsche he gifted ex- J.Lo for her 50th birthday

Alex Rodriguez poses with the Porsche he gifted ex- J.Lo for her 50th birthday Jennifer Lopez celebrated her milestone 50th birthday in style in July 2019, that came complete with a lavish bash at a private home on Star Island. Her then fiancé, Alex Rodriguez, also gifted the superstar entertainer with a red Porsche 911 GTS convertible that cost upwards of $140,000. Fast forward just over two years, some four months since announcing their split, and it appears ARod has taken back possession of that pricey sports car, and many of his 3.9 million Instagram fans and followers were quick to take notice. On Wednesday, ARod took to Instagram and shared a photo of himself posing alongside the red Porsche with the caption: I’m super down to earth.’ In the image, the former New York ...
Solanke leads Bournemouth past Aneke’s Birmingham City
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Solanke leads Bournemouth past Aneke’s Birmingham City

The 23-year-old opened his new season account as the Cherries saw off Blues away from home on Wednesday night Bournemouth secured a 2-0 away victory over Birmingham City in Wednesday’s English Championship encounter. Dominic Solanke was featuring in his third game of the 2021-22 campaign and the former Liverpool prodigy scored his first goal the season to lead the Cherries past the Blues Heading into the fixture at St Andrew's, Scott Parker’s men had stayed unbeaten in their last two outings – playing a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion and defeating Nottingham Forest 2-1 away from home. The hosts began the game on a bright note, holding on to ball possession and threatening to score.
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’...
Nigerian man Arraigned in Court for allegedly Forcing his Kenyan girlfriend to perform oral sex on him at Knifepoint and posting the video online
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Nigerian man Arraigned in Court for allegedly Forcing his Kenyan girlfriend to perform oral sex on him at Knifepoint and posting the video online

Joseph Adekunle Odu at Milimani Law Courts Nairobi A Nigerian man was arraigned in a Nairobi court for allegedly forcing his Kenyan girlfriend to perform oral sex on him and posting the video online. The accused identified as Joseph Adekunle Odu appeared before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi at Milimani law courts on Monday, August 16, where he was charged with assault, threatening to kill, cyber harassment, and being in possession of bhang. According to a police report, Odu requested the complainant, Caroline Wanjiku Wairimu, to meet him in his Ruaka house to settle some domestic issues. When she arrived, Odu allegedly accused her of sleeping with other men and threatened to kill her with a knife. He then forced her to perform oral sex on him at knifepoint while record...
Driver dead, 17 passengers injured in Ogun lone accident
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Driver dead, 17 passengers injured in Ogun lone accident

Driver of a Toyota Hiace commercial bus had died, while 17 other passengers sustained injuries in a lone accident which occurred on Thursday, along the Abeokuta-Ibadan highway. It was gathered that the accident, which involved a commercial bus (KRD 356 XJ) occurred at Kila, DAILY POST reports that the crash, which occurred at 3:53pm was caused by speeding on the part of the driver. The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement (TRACE) Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, told newsmen that the vehicle was inbound Abeokuta from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. According to Akinbiyi, “the bus driver was coming from Ibadan inbound Abeokuta, when it suddenly lost control of the bus due to speeding, it hit a culvert and tumbled.” He disclosed that the driver l...
Trophée des Champions final: Lille end PSG’s Dominance
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Trophée des Champions final: Lille end PSG’s Dominance

Lille on Sunday defeated Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the Trophée des Champions final at Bloomfield. Xena’s first-half thunderbolt proved the difference as Lille secured the Trophee des Champions for the first time, in the process ending the competition’s eight-year domination by PSG. The midfielder was teed up by Burak Yilmaz before blasting in from long range on the stroke of half-time. PSG were unable to make their possession count from there on in. The story of the final could have been different, however, had Abdou Diallo taken the best second-half opportunity. He failed to convert a headed effort from inside the six-yard box with just Leo Jardim to beat. After dethroning PSG as Ligue 1 champions in the last campaign, Jocelyn Gourvennec’s men ha...
FG’ll Take Possession Of Looted Benin Artefacts When Returned —Lai Mohammed
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FG’ll Take Possession Of Looted Benin Artefacts When Returned —Lai Mohammed

FG’ll take possession of looted Benin artefacts when returned —Lai Mohammed… The Federal Government will take possession of 1,130 looted Benin Bronzes when returned by Germany, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said. The minister stated this on Saturday at a press conference in Lagos State. Mohammed; Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; and some government officials had visited Germany recently to further talks on the repatriation of the artefacts allegedly looted during the invasion of the Benin Kingdom in 1897 by the British led by Captain Philip. The Benin Palace and the Edo State Government have been at loggerheads over where the artefacts will be housed. While the palace wants the artefacts kept in the Benin Royal Museum, which will be built within the ...
Man Arraigned for allegedly forging documents to stand as surety for Ex-Air Chief, Adesola Amosu
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Man Arraigned for allegedly forging documents to stand as surety for Ex-Air Chief, Adesola Amosu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 13, arraigned one Jamiu Jimmy Ajose on a three-count charge bordering on forgery, possession of forged documents and making false statements to an officer of the EFCC before Justice Chukwujekwu of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. A statement released by the EFCC says Ajose, in his quest to stand surety for a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosun, who is standing trial over an alleged case of fraud perpetrated while he was in office, tendered forged documents to a Court Registrar and made false statements to an EFCC operative. One of the counts filed against him in the court reads “That you, Jamiu Jimmy Ajose, sometime in 2021, in Lagos within the jurisdiction of this Honourable ...
Familiar Shootout Heartbreak for England as Italy win Euros
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Familiar Shootout Heartbreak for England as Italy win Euros

It was penalty shootout heartbreak again for England and Gareth Southgate, as Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka missed from the spot in a crushing Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy. When Jordan Pickford saved from Andrea Belotti there was real hope of a first major trophy in 55 years and ultimate redemption for Southgate, who missed a decisive spot-kick in the semi-final of Euro 96, but from the brink of glory in front of their own supporters at Wembley, England collapsed. Rashford rolled a tame shot against the post and Sancho and Saka saw Gianluigi Donnarumma save their efforts, sparking celebrations from the Italian players and the small but vocal cluster of their fans at the other end of the pitch. Luke Shaw had given England a dream start, scoring his first goal...
Euro 2020: There are games you suffer – Mancini reacts as Italy qualify for final
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Euro 2020: There are games you suffer – Mancini reacts as Italy qualify for final

Italy manager, Roberto Mancini, has admitted his side had to suffer against Spain in their Euro 2020 semi-final on Tuesday night. It is the Azzurri’s first major tournament final in nine years. Mancini believes they have proven the doubters wrong by qualifying for the final. The game ended 1-1 after 120 minutes at Wembley, but Italy were dominated in terms of possession, having about 35% of the ball and shots, with seven to Spain’s 16, before triumphing 4-2 on penalties. “There are games where you have to suffer. They can’t all be as smooth as our progress so far. We knew it would be a tough game. “That is why the players and everyone who worked with us over last three years deserve great credit, because it wasn’t easy,” Mancini told a news conference. Italy will take...
Pastor, two others arrested for possession of N15.8m fake currency notes
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Pastor, two others arrested for possession of N15.8m fake currency notes

Police operatives in Niger State have arrested a pastor and two others for conspiracy and possession of N15.8m counterfeit currency notes. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, July 6, said the suspects were at a hotel in Kontagora. "On 29/06/2021 at about 1400hrs Police Operatives attached to Kontagora Area Command arrested the following suspects: Emmanuel Akazuwa, 42, of Adi village, Buruku LGA of Benue State, Pastor Sabastine Dabu, 48, of Zuru Kebbi State and Umar Mohammed,50, of Pandogari, Rafi LGA," he stated. The PPRO said Emmanuel was arrested in possession of one thousand naira notes to the tune of fifteen million, eight hundred and thirty thousand naira (N15,830,000) suspected to be counterfeit at a Hotel in Kont...
Court sentences Kogi Poly student to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms
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Court sentences Kogi Poly student to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms

A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms and unlawful association.   Shehu Tenimu Mohammed, an ND II student of the Department of Public Administration, was nabbed with a locally fabricated revolver pistol and five rounds of live ammunition while making his way through the main entrance of the Polytechnic on Friday, April 9, 2021. Delivering his Judgement on Tuesday, July 6, the trial judge, Justice Mohammed convicted the suspect on the three-count charge having pleaded guilty to the offences in the charge sheet, and also fined him the sum of Eight thousand Naira.   Barr. Samuel Ikutanwa, the prosecuting counsel at the hearing had demanded the charge...
Cross River Pastor nabbed with human skull
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Cross River Pastor nabbed with human skull

A Pastor of the United Evangelical Church has been arrested by the Cross River state police command for allegedly being in possession of human skull.   45-year-old Michael Bassey was arrested following a complaint from a concerned citizen on threat to life.     The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Sikiru Akande said the suspect was arrested at No. 56 Uwanse by Asuquo Ekpo Street in Calabar South.   Akande said;   “The suspect was arrested with one human skull tied with the complainant’s picture and carved human image with red clothes. “Investigation is still ongoing and the suspect will be arraigned in court."     Bassey however denied being into any diabolical act. He told newsmen that he has been con...
Nigeria vs Mexico: Super Eagles thrashed 4-0
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Nigeria vs Mexico: Super Eagles thrashed 4-0

  Mexico hammered Nigeria 4-0 in an international friendly played on Sunday morning. The North American nation took the lead as early as the second minute through Hector Herrera. In only two minutes, El Tri doubled their lead, as Hirving Lozano linked up with Funes Mori, who found the top corner. Mexico continued where they stopped six minutes after the break, as Herrera grabbed his brace. Jonathan dos Santos added the final goal in the 77th minute. It is good preparation for them ahead of their 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign which will begin on July 11. For Nigeria, Gernot Rohr will probably not be impressed by the team, which was made up of players from the domestic league. The Super Eagles were completely dominated in chance creation and ball possession, s...
Nurse Pierced Newborn Baby’s Eye To Avenge Carryover In Sokoto
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Nurse Pierced Newborn Baby’s Eye To Avenge Carryover In Sokoto

According to Daily Trust, a NIgerian, Asma’u Ahmad Tijjani has narrated how a nursing staff of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Folashade Adesina, injured her newborn baby over a carryover allegation. Asma’u alleged that the nurse used injection needle to pierce the eye of her baby few minutes after she was born in order to avenge a carryover she got at the Sokoto Study Centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), where she worked as a non-academic staff. She recalled that one week to her expected date of delivery, the nurse met her in her office and said she wanted to have a private discussion with her. “Immediately we came out from my office, she started asking some questions. She wanted to know when I would go to the hospital and my expe...
Two Arrested for Possession of 167 Parcels of Substance Suspected to be Cannabis
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Two Arrested for Possession of 167 Parcels of Substance Suspected to be Cannabis

The Comptroller Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B, Kaduna Comptroller Albashir Hamisu psc(+) today July 2nd, handed over two suspects arrested in possession of one hundred and sixty-seven (167) parcels of substance suspected to be cannabis to the Kaduna State, Commander National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). A statement released by the Customs PRO, ASCI Ma Magaji said the suspects, one Mr. Monday Ike and Mr. Emeka Akwali, were arrested in one Honda accord vehicle with registration number AEE 132 AA by officers of Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B along Zaria-Kaduna expressway at about 1410hrs following credible information received. The Comptroller while handing over the suspects with the items, tasked the NDLEA to further investigate the suspects with the aim of...
Two Nigerians arrested as India’s Narcotics Control Bureau busts drug racket
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Two Nigerians arrested as India’s Narcotics Control Bureau busts drug racket

Two Nigerian nationals and one other have been arrested for alleged possession of drugs in Goa, India. The Nigerians identified as Chidi Osita Okonkwo alias Benjamin and Onyeka Ejike were arrested during operations at two different locations by the Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) an official said on Tuesday, June 29. At least three officials were injured in the operations, in which the NCB recovered 60 tablets of Ecstasy, 350 gm of Nepali charas and 20 blots of LSD (commercial quantity) Based on a tip-off, a joint team of the NCB’s Mumbai and Goa units conducted a raid at Gaum Waddo, Anjuna in North Goa on Monday and seized 37 tablets of Ecstasy (MDMA) and substantial quantity of charas and nabbed one Roque Jose Fernandez. During interrogation, the NCB team got informatio...
Police arrest Suspeted Gunrunner and a Nollywood producer over alleged illegal Possession of arms in Delta
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Police arrest Suspeted Gunrunner and a Nollywood producer over alleged illegal Possession of arms in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspected gunrunner, Chief Otuya Josiah and a Nollywood producer/actor, Mike Omoruyi, in Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state. The acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday June 19, said that suspected gunrunner was apprehended following the arrest of Omoruyi, over illegal possession of arms hired for movie production. "On the 15/6/2021 at about 1245hrs, Police Operatives attached to the Delta State Police Rapid Response Squad, while on patrol along Obiaruku/Umuebu road intercepted and arrested one Mike Omoruyi ‘m’ 38yrs of Odo Street Obiaruku, when search was carried out, the operatives recovered one Lar rifle without magazine, one fabricated AK 47 rifle,...
Pastor, herbalist and three others arrested with human parts in Osun state
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Pastor, herbalist and three others arrested with human parts in Osun state

A pastor, a herbalist, and three other men were paraded on Wednesday, June 9, for allegedly being in possession of human body parts. Olagunju Adetunji, a 40-year-old pastor in Kajola, near Osogbo, Osun State, was allegedly caught with human hands and legs. Also paraded was a 50-year-old herbalist, identified as Adewumi Gbadamosi, alongside three others named Rasheed Ajani, Saka Akeem, and Abiodun Adetimilehin. They were arrested for allegedly killing a teenager simply identified as Kehinde near a hospital in Osogbo. Akeem, and Abiodun Adetimilehin. They were arrested for allegedly killing a teenager simply identified as Kehinde near a hospital in Osogbo. The herbalist allegedly confessed to the crime and said the teenager's head was given to the pastor and accomplice, Sak...
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...
Vanessa Bryant calls out Nike after ‘Mambacita’ sneaker in honor of her late daughter surfaces online without her permission
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Vanessa Bryant calls out Nike after ‘Mambacita’ sneaker in honor of her late daughter surfaces online without her permission

Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa Bryant, has called out Nike for releasing a sneaker in honor of her late daughter, Gianna "Gigi" Bryant, without her permission. Kobe and Gigi Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January 2020. Earlier this year, Vanessa took to social media to promote the Gigi sneaker, saying the shoe was set for release later this year. However, she took to Instagram today, June 3, to call Nike out. She told her followers that she didn't authorize the Kobe 6 "Mambacita" sneaker for sale to the public. Vanessa wrote: "This is a shoe I worked on in honor of my daughter, Gianna. It was going to be called the MAMBACITA shoe as an exclusive black and white colorway on her daddy's shoes." After photos of the prototype Gigi sneaker leaked online, Vanessa wrote: "I...

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