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History has revealed that efforts to increase security through clampdown on freedom have threatened both liberty and security – Editors kick against NBC’s directive on reportage of insecurity
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History has revealed that efforts to increase security through clampdown on freedom have threatened both liberty and security – Editors kick against NBC’s directive on reportage of insecurity

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has kicked against National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) directive for broadcast stations to stop reporting details of attacks by bandits and insurgents. Recall that the NBC had in a letter dated July 7 and signed by Francisca Aiyetan, Director of Broadcast Monitoring, directed radio and television stations not to “glamourise the nefarious activities of insurgents, bandits and kidnappers” in their reports. The group which faulted the directive, noted that journalists have a responsibility to help the country cope with the prevailing threat and consequences of banditry, kidnapping and terrorism in Nigeria, and would continue to be responsible and responsive in their reports. In a statement released by NGE's President Mustapha Isah and General ...
Nnamdi Kanu’s British passport still in Kenya – Brother cries out
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Nnamdi Kanu’s British passport still in Kenya – Brother cries out

  Kingsley Kanu, a brother to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has claimed the secessionist’s British passport is still in Kenya. Kingsley said he spoke with Nnamdi while he was in Kenya, before “he went missing.” He claims the IPOB leader was taking a walk when he was arrested and taken away without his documents. “I spoke to him on the phone, he was well, in Nairobi. His associates said he went out, he didn’t take his documents with him; so he wasn’t planning on going anywhere. Then, all of a sudden, we see him paraded in handcuffs in Abuja. “We are holding the Nigerian government and Kenyan government responsible. The British government, they know what is happening,” he told the UK Guardian Kingsley also said UK offic...
Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police
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Kaduna explosion was caused by IED hidden in juice bottles – Police

The police has revealed the cause of the explosion which occurred in Kaduna state on Saturday July 3. Recall that the explosion in Badarawa area of the state, led to the death of a child and also left two others injured. A 7-year-old child was said to have died in the explosion, while those who sustained injuries are aged nine and seven. The state police spokesperson, Muhammed Jalige said the explosion was caused by improvised explosive devices concealed in three bottles of a popular children’s yoghurt drink. Jalige said; “Three children picked up the bottles, but unknown to them, they contained explosive substance. The children started playing football with the bottles; as a result, two of the bottles exploded injuring the three children. “The victims were however rushe...
Judge Denies Request to Remove Jamie Spears from Britney Spears’ Conservatorship
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Judge Denies Request to Remove Jamie Spears from Britney Spears’ Conservatorship

  A judge has denied Britney Spears’s request to remove her father from his role overseeing her conservatorship, a court filing reveals. New documents show the singer’s lawyer, Samuel Ingham, asked a court in Los Angeles to oust Jamie Spears from his position managing the multimillion-dollar estate. The request which was made in November 2019, claimed that the 39-year-old star was scared of her father, Jamie, and did not want him to manage her multimillion-dollar estate. In court filings, Britney Spears said she wanted private wealth management firm the Bessemer Trust appointed as “sole conservator”. However, documents filed in Los Angeles show Judge Brenda Penny refused the request while rubber-stamping Bessemer Trust’s role as co-conservator of the estate. The ...
Hugo Lloris Reveals those Responsible for France’s exit at Euro 2020
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Hugo Lloris Reveals those Responsible for France’s exit at Euro 2020

France captain, Hugo Lloris, has said that he and his teammates were responsible for their Euro 2020 exit. France was eliminated from the Euro 2020 in the round of 16 fixtures by Switzerland on Monday night. Les Bleus were defeated 5-4 on penalties in Bucharest, after Kylian Mbappe saw his spot-kick saved by goalkeeper, Yann Sommer following a 3-3 draw after 120 minutes. But Lloris refused to blame only Mbappe, who failed to convert his penalty, insisting that the squad did not do enough collectively to progress to the last-8. “We win together, we lose together,” Lloris said at his post-match press conference. “We’re all responsible for being eliminated at this stage of the competition. There is no pointing finger. We had to deal with injuries, but we’ve no right to make...
We must strike a balance- House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, canvasses support for social media regulation
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We must strike a balance- House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, canvasses support for social media regulation

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that social media must be regulated to protect every citizen of the country against its negative sides. Gbajabiamila said this during an interview with Channels TV on Sunday, June 27. He noted that everything in life must have regulations and that social media is the “most potent instrument” that can be used for good and bad. “Like everything in life, there has to be regulation. We know that social media is perhaps the most potent instrument that can be used for good and can be used for the negative. We welcome the good. We must not paper over the bad or the evil. That is my position about social media regulation. We must strike a balance, where peoples’ rights to speech are not infringed upon but where you...
Custom to impound unverified private jets from July 6
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Custom to impound unverified private jets from July 6

Nigeria Customs Service has announced that from July 6, 2021 private jets in the country with unverified documents will be impounded. Public Relations Officer of NCS, Joseph Attah told newsmen on Monday June 21 that private jet owners have been given a one-month grace period in line with an ongoing audit of privately-owned aircraft operating in Nigeria. Attah who said there are indications that some people brought in aircraft under the Temporary Import Permit (PIP), asked owners of private aircraft or their representatives to report to the Customs headquarters in Abuja before July 6, with the necessary documents that include Aircraft Certificate of Registration, NCAA’s Flight Operations Compliance Certificate (FOCC), NCAA’s Maintenance Compliance Certificate (MCC), NCAA’s Permit ...
Jason Njoku apologizes to Ndi Igbo after they rallied round to save his app from bad reviews posted as vengeance
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Jason Njoku apologizes to Ndi Igbo after they rallied round to save his app from bad reviews posted as vengeance

Jason Njoku has apologized to Igbo people for a comment he made in the past after they rallied around to save his app from being taken down by Google. Some Northern youths had allegedly mobilise to report Jason Njoku’s iROKO TV app after Google deleted Adamu Garba’s Crowwe from Play Store. A post shared via a popular Northern account blamed the removal of Adamu Garba’s app on Igbos, claiming that Igbos are responsible for the horrible reviews the Crowwe app received.  They then called on Northern youths to storm Jason Njoku's app with bad reviews as vengeance. Soon, the bad reviews began pouring in and Igbos rallied round to counter them with positive reviews. Some Igbos pointed out that Joson Njoku had degraded the Igbo language months ago and asked if he d...
Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Aigbe wish themselves Happy Father’s Day
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Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Aigbe wish themselves Happy Father’s Day

Tonto Dikeh and Mercy Aigbe took to Instagram to celebrate the role they play as fathers in their children's lives on Father's Day. Tonto Dikeh celebrated all fathers today being Father's Day and also included herself and other females who perform the roles of a father in their children's lives. Mercy Aigbe also celebrated herself and "all the responsible fathers out there". Mercy went on to issue a warning to those who will try to tell her to leave the day for fathers. She added: "If you're a man and do not perform your responsibilities towards your kids, biko you ain't fit to be called a father and that's on period." She continued: "So, since I'm playing the dual role in my children's lives, allow me celebrate myself everyday cos it's not easy."
Web Designer Names his son HTML in Honour of his Profession
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Web Designer Names his son HTML in Honour of his Profession

A Philippines web designer has gone viral after he disclosed the name of his newborn son. In a Facebook post, the newborn was introduced as Hypertext Mark-up Language Rayo Pascual - or HTML for short The child's father Mac Pascual, a web developer, reportedly chose the unusual name as a tribute to his profession. He told local news site inquirer.net that uncommon names run in his family, explaining that his own name is short for Macaroni 85. He said that one of his sisters' official names was Spaghetti 88 and claimed her two children are called Cheese Pimiento and Parmesan Cheese, though they go by Chippy and Peewee for short. Inquirer.net reported that HTML was born healthy, weighing 2.25 kilograms (4.9 pounds) at the Bulacan Medical Mission Group Cooperative Hospital, ...
We did not Issue 72-hour Ultimatum to Delta state Government – Miyetti Allah
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We did not Issue 72-hour Ultimatum to Delta state Government – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Of Nigeria has denied issuing a 72-hour ultimatum to Delta State government to reverse its laws on open grazing. Secretary-General of MACBAN, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma alleged that faceless individuals are behind the ultimatum only meant to create mischief. He further described MACBAN as a responsible association with eminent personalities like the Sultan of Sokoto as its patron, and as such will never do anything to jeopardise the peace of the country. Baba-Ngelzerma who however insisted that the position of the group on open grazing still remains, urged Northern Governors to ensure the recovery of all grazing routes in the country as Fulani herders have equal rights with all Nigerians and cannot be treated as second-class citizens.
Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom
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Attacks Won’t Make us Repeal the Anti-grazing law – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the violent attacks against residents of Benue state won't make his administration repeal the anti-grazing law. Ortom who spoke during a media parley, disclosed that the recent attacks has made him commence the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the Volunteer Guards. Insisting that they've cried enough, the Governor added that the duty of the Volunteer Guards is to support the conventional security agencies in defending their communities. He said; “A few weeks ago, Benue stakeholders met and gave this administration the mandate to activate and implement the Community Volunteer Guards Law enacted in 2000. “We have already commenced the process of recruiting responsible people of 50 years and below into the...
Governor Ayade vows to deal with anyone who protests in Cross River state on June 12
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Governor Ayade vows to deal with anyone who protests in Cross River state on June 12

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has vowed to deal with any person or group of persons who hold protests in Cross River state on June 12 which is designated as Democracy Day. In a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Christain Ita, Ayade warned that violators of the ban on procession will be made to face the full weight of the law. The statement read;   “The Cross River state government wishes to remind the general public that the ban on public procession and gathering in the state is still very much in force. “Due to the prevailing security situation in the country, government  will not permit any procession or gathering under any guise on June 12 which is designated as Democracy Day “Government urges any one or group of persons wishin...
Khloe Kardashian hits Back at Twitter User who said she looks like an ‘alien’ due to ‘too much plastic surgery’
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Khloe Kardashian hits Back at Twitter User who said she looks like an ‘alien’ due to ‘too much plastic surgery’

Khloe Kardashian has hit back at a Twitter user who said she looks like an "alien" due to "too much plastic surgery". Khloe, 36, and her daughter featured in an advertisement for a migraine treatment medication back in March and the advert for Nurtec ODT was recently reposted on Twitter. A follower then replied to the repost of the ad to the medication's twitter page and questioned if Khloe's alleged cosmetic surgeries may be responsible for her migraine. The Twitter user wrote: "Does research indicate that the more plastic surgery someone has the more likely they are to suffer from migraines? "What kind of pharmaceutical company chooses someone who has had so much plastic surgery they look like an alien, as their spokesperson?" Khloe hit back on Monday, June...
The Nigeria Govt has Failed Woefully in Protecting the Lives of the People – Mr. Macaroni
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The Nigeria Govt has Failed Woefully in Protecting the Lives of the People – Mr. Macaroni

Nigerian comedian, Debo Adebayo professionally known as Mr. Macaroni has reacted to the current state of insecurity in the country. In a tweet, the comedian blasted Nigerian leaders, stating that they have failed woefully in protecting the lives of citizens. He wrote: ''The Nigerian Government has failed woefully in protecting the lives of the people. As irresponsible as they are, they use the Same Police responsible for the safety of Nigerians to oppress Nigerians. We don’t have Leaders. We have Tyrants in government!!!''
Two Policemen Killed after Gunmen Attacked a Station in Delta
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Two Policemen Killed after Gunmen Attacked a Station in Delta

Three police officers have died after gunmen stormed the Umutu police station in the state and attacked it in the early hours of today May 28. According to a statement released by Edafe Bright, the armed men who came in their numbers stormed the station shooting sporadically. Edafe said due to proactive measure already put in place by the Delta state commissioner of police, the men were faced with stiff resistance by the men on duty, as the policemen on duty gave them a tough fight as they retreated when they saw that the policemen on duty were not relenting. He said two of the armed bandits were gun down while others were injured. ''The command lost two policemen while one ASP died out of High Blood pressure in the hospital. The armed bandit who came with the intention of causin...
Socialite, PrettyMike shares story of how a lady almost forced a child that wasn’t his on him
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Socialite, PrettyMike shares story of how a lady almost forced a child that wasn’t his on him

Socialite, PrettyMike, has shared the story of how a lady he met about eight years ago forced a pregnancy he wasn't responsible for, on him. According to PrettyMike, two years after the child was born, he decided to go for a DNA test after noticing the little girl looked nothing like him but had a striking resemblance to a friend he identified as Yomi, who had also slept with the said lady.  He said after the DNA test proved the child was not his, he advised Yomi to also go for a DNA test, but it came out negative. Posting via his Instagram page, he wrote ''Has the tots of leaving this Lagos or this country crossed ur mind be4..... I HAD a daughter who’s 8 “atleast I wanted to believe she was mine”...... I met this girl at my nite club, asin I just got back to the country not...
“Fear industry” Davido’s former PA, Aloma, claims he was offered 100 million Naira to implicate Davido in the death of his friend, Tagbo (video)
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“Fear industry” Davido’s former PA, Aloma, claims he was offered 100 million Naira to implicate Davido in the death of his friend, Tagbo (video)

Aloma, Davido's former PA, has claimed he was offered 100 million Naira in 2017 to say that Davido was responsible for the sudden death of his friend, Tagbo. Recall that Tagbo Umeike, a friend of Davido's, died on his birthday, October 3, 2017, shortly after he was seen partying with Davido and his crew. Davido and Tagbo Tagbo was said to have been found unconscious inside his car that was parked in front of Lagos Island General hospital. He reportedly died after having several shots of tequila. Tagbo's death was made public by actress, Caroline Danjuma. At the time, she accused Davido and his friends of abandoning the body of Tagbo at a General Hospital and running off . However, defending Davido, celebrity photographer, Elejo, posted on his Instagram page on Octobe...
Abia varsity students rescue newborn baby found abandoned on farmland
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Abia varsity students rescue newborn baby found abandoned on farmland

Two students of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) have rescued a newborn baby boy found abandoned on one of the institution’s farmlands. Narrating how the baby was rescued, Ukeje Chukwuebuka, a 400 level student of the Department of Animal Breeding and Physiology, said he alongside his friend, Irodiuwa Macholly, discovered him on their way to the farm on Tuesday morning, May 18. We had come for our SIWES practical. We came to cut forage for the animals and my friend saw the baby, so he came and called me because he was afraid to carry him. I carried the baby and we took him to the security Unit,” he said. On getting the report, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Madu Ofo Iwe swiftly drove to the University’s Health Services where the rescued baby was tr...
Pose star, Billy Porter, 51, Reveals he’s HIV Positive but Kept it Secret for 14 Years Because he Was ‘Ashamed’
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Pose star, Billy Porter, 51, Reveals he’s HIV Positive but Kept it Secret for 14 Years Because he Was ‘Ashamed’

Pose star, Billy Porte has revealed he is HIV positive but kept his diagnosis secret for 14 years because he was 'ashamed'. In an emotional interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the American actor known for breaking gender rules on red carpets, opened up about his diagnosis 14 years ago, and why he decided to share his story. Porter learned he was HIV-positive in 2007, "the worst year of my life," he told the publication, adding that the diagnosis came soon after he was also diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and filed for bankruptcy. According to him, he never spoke of the diagnosis because he was ashamed and feared that it would harm his career. 'For a long time, everybody who needed to know, knew - except for my mother. I was trying to have a life and a career and I was...
Burnley Striker, Ashley Barnes Arrested for Drink-driving after his Team Escaped Relegation
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Burnley Striker, Ashley Barnes Arrested for Drink-driving after his Team Escaped Relegation

Burnley striker, Ashley Barnes has been arrested for drink-driving after his club avoided relegation from the Premier League. Barnes, 31, is believed to have boozed with his Clarets’ team-mates on a four-hour bus ride following their victory at Fulham last week. Barnes then drove in his £55k Mercedes V-Class near his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 3am. He was pulled over by police who made him take a breath test, which he failed Barnes was then arrested. According to reports, Burnley coach, Sean Dyche is very angry at him and will discipline him. A source said to Sun UK: “Sean’s a strict disciplinarian and expects a lot from his senior players like Ashley. “Several of the players spent about four hours drinking and having a laugh. “But what is not funny is getting ...
Governor Abiodun Suspends aide Arrested in the US for $350k Unemployment Benefit Fraud
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Governor Abiodun Suspends aide Arrested in the US for $350k Unemployment Benefit Fraud

The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has suspended his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Special Duties, Abidemi Rufai, following his arrest in New York by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over his alleged involvement in $350,000 unemployment benefits fraud. The United States Department of Justice on Monday, May 17, announced Rufai's arrest. In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, Governor Abiodun said the news of his aide’s involvement in fraud is disturbing. The statement in part reads “We received the very disturbing news of the arrest of one of the governor’s political appointees, Mr Abidemi Rufai in New York over alleged unemployment benefits and fraud in the United States, this morning. While the Gov...
Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna
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Police arrest notorious robbery suspect with pistol in Kaduna

Operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested a notorious suspected armed robber and cultist. Spokesman Mohammed Jalige made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday, May 9. Mr. Jalige said the command acted on credible intelligence received from a good samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on May 8, about 7 am, which led to his arrest. “We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at an usual spot. “On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.” He said that the suspect hails from Dekina LGA in...
Insecurity is a Result of the Failure of Past Leaders – Governor Umahi
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Insecurity is a Result of the Failure of Past Leaders – Governor Umahi

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has said that the failure of past Nigerian leaders to address the future of young people is responsible for the present insecurity in the country. Governor Umahi said this when he appeared on Channels Television on Thursday, May 6. According to the governor, it is not proper to blame the present administration for the heightened insecurity in the country as the reasons are systematic. “When people talk about the recent insecurity in our country, I keep saying that the insecurity did not just develop overnight. It has been a result of the failure of our past leaders to address the future of our youths. And this is the truth. So it’s not a question of blaming Mr President or blaming Governors or blaming APC or PDP; it is systematic and it has be...
Police Officer Slashed in Face with Bottle during Protests by Man United Fans
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Police Officer Slashed in Face with Bottle during Protests by Man United Fans

A police officer was slashed to the face with a bottle during protests at Old Trafford by Manchester United fans on Sunday afternoon, May 2. The Red Devils were due to face Liverpool in the Premier League but the game was postponed after the fan protests turned bloody. The policeman suffered a ‘significant slash wound’ to his face and required emergency hospital treatment, police said. Flares were let off and bottles and barriers were thrown during the gatherings to protest against the billionaire owners of Manchester United, the Glazers. Demonstrators outside the Manchester United ground became ‘especially aggressive and antagonistic towards police’ before a group of around 100 people then forced entry to the stadium, Greater Manchester Police (GM...
NAPTIP Seals Off Baby Factory in Aba, Arrests Nigerian-American, two Others
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NAPTIP Seals Off Baby Factory in Aba, Arrests Nigerian-American, two Others

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sealed off a baby factory in Aba, the commercial city of Abia State. Spokesperson for the agency, Stella Nezan, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 26, said three persons connected to the crime including a Nigerian-American have been arrested while a manhunt has been launched for the owner of the place, Nwamaka Ijeoma Agozie, who is on the run. The baby factory, Nwamaka Herbal Centre, located at Ikpokwu, Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State was sealed by operatives of the Agency last Wednesday following the refusal of the owner to respond to invitations extended to her by the Agency. The investigation of the baby factory followed the arrest a Nigerian-American citizen who was...
Security Agents Kill IPOB Militia Commander and Others in Sting Operation
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Security Agents Kill IPOB Militia Commander and Others in Sting Operation

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and their counterparts from the Nigerian Army and DSS in a joint operation on Saturday, April 24, stormed the operational headquarters of Insurgents (IPOB Militias) in Awomama Village Oru East LGA of Imo State. According to police sources, the Insurgents are responsible for the attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service on 5th April 2021. They allegedly also carried out series of calculated, violent attacks on security personnel and formations in the southeast and South-South region of the country. According to the police, as the security forces approached the base of the insurgents, they came under rapid fire from the group. In a bold and clinical response,  the joint security force...
Ceferin Confirms UEFA Will Punish Arsenal, Man United
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Ceferin Confirms UEFA Will Punish Arsenal, Man United

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has confirmed the 12 clubs involved in last week’s European Super League controversy will be punished. However, Ceferin suggested the Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ could be shown greater leniency after they were the first to pull out of plans for the breakaway competition. Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham all pulled out following furious backlash from across the football world over attempts to create a ‘closed shop’ elite league. But Ceferin compared Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus to ‘flat Earthers’ after they tried to cling on to the idea of the Super League, even after Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan also pulled out. It is thought that Madrid, Barca and Juve could face the harshest ...
UEFA To Punish Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Madrid Others Over Super League Involvement  
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UEFA To Punish Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Madrid Others Over Super League Involvement  

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has confirmed the 12 clubs involved in last week’s European Super League controversy will be punished. However, Ceferin suggested the Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ could be shown greater leniency after they were the first to pull out of plans for the breakaway competition. Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham all pulled out following furious backlash from across the football world over attempts to create a ‘closed shop’ elite league. But Ceferin compared Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus to ‘flat Earthers’ after they tried to cling on to the idea of the Super League, even after Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan also pulled out. It is thought that Madrid, Barca and Juve could face the harshest ...
I Became a Millionaire at the Age of 18 – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde speaks on Getting Married at an Early age
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I Became a Millionaire at the Age of 18 – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde speaks on Getting Married at an Early age

Veteran actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, recently had an interview with BBC Yoruba where she spoke about getting married to her husband, Captain Matthew Ekeinde, when she was 18. In her interview, Omotola said she was ready for marriage and was already a millionaire at 18 when she married her husband 25 years ago. The actress said this when she was asked if she would allow any of her children to marry at the age of 18 like she did. Responding, she said “I was at the age of consent when I got married and above all, I was mature when I met my husband. Currently, I have only one child that is 18 years old, so the question is late. He is a boy and peradventure, he says he wants to get married, I will not allow it because he does not have his own money now. One must apply wisdom o...
Woman in her 20s Allegedly Raped by Gang of Men in Manchester park
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Woman in her 20s Allegedly Raped by Gang of Men in Manchester park

Police are hunting for a group of men who allegedly raped a woman in her 20s. Officers were called to a report of the rape of a woman in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester after 12.30 am earlier today, April 20, in what officers have described as a 'random and sickening attack'. Pictures from the scene show a play area in the park has been taped off with heavy police presence around the scene. No arrests have been made, and officers are appealing to anyone with information to get in touch. Chief Inspector Cara Charlesworth, of GMP's City of Manchester South Division, said: 'A truly horrendous incident took place last night and we are supporting the victim at this awful time with our specialist officers. 'At this stage this appears to have been a random and sickening att...
Super League: Klopp Rules Out Stepping Down as Liverpool manager
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Super League: Klopp Rules Out Stepping Down as Liverpool manager

  Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has insisted he will not walk away from his job, despite not supporting the club’s decision to join a proposed European Super League. The Reds are one of the 12 clubs set to launch their own breakaway competition. Klopp and his players were booed by fans ahead of Monday’s Premier League game at Leeds on Monday night. Speaking after the 1-1 draw at Elland Road, Klopp insisted he would remain in charge of Liverpool as long as he was wanted. “I’m here as a football manager. I will do that as long as people let me do that. I heard today that I will resign or whatever. “I feel responsible for the team, responsible for the club and for the relationship we have with our fans. “It’s a very tough time, but I will try to help to sort i...
Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies
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Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies

Jailed Russian critic, Alexey Navalny has been moved from prison to a regional hospital for prisoners as concerns grow amongst the international community over his health. Navalny has been on hunger strike since March 31, demanding "proper medical care" and to be examined by an independent doctor -- something his team claims he has been unable to get in the penal colony in Pokrov. Navalny's supporters say that his medical condition is rapidly deteriorating. His press secretary said over the weekend that Navalny was "dying" and his doctors said medical tests showed he is at growing risk of renal failure and heart problems. Biden Administration thereafter, announced it will punish Russia if anything is allowed to happen to Navalny who was allegedly given nerve poison by Russ...
Little boy found roaming the streets in Akwa Ibom after he was allegedly starved, beaten and accused of being responsible for his mother’s death during childbirth
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Little boy found roaming the streets in Akwa Ibom after he was allegedly starved, beaten and accused of being responsible for his mother’s death during childbirth

A little boy identified as David has been rescued by the Child's Right and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) in Eket, Akwa Ibom State. The boy was found wandering the streets at night on April 15 and brought to the CRARN children shelter. According to the NGO, the boy told them that he and his brother were abused and starved by their stepmother after their mother died while giving birth to twins. "He was roaming the streets in th wee hours of night around Ikot Afaha, Eket where CRARN is situated, even though he's from Ekpene Obo, Esit Eket. His name is David and he lost his mom who was the only parent he knew a few months while she was in labor with twin children," the NGO stated. "When my mother passed away while giving birth to twins, I and my brother were accused of being respo...
Etinosa Slams a Follower who told her her Baby Daddy is Responsible for her Success
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Etinosa Slams a Follower who told her her Baby Daddy is Responsible for her Success

Etinosa has slammed a follower who attributed her success to her baby daddy. The actress took to Instagram to say that the only man who can claim responsibility for her success is her father. Some followers responded, saying her baby daddy is also responsible for her success. One such follower said since Etinosa's daughter is a part of her success, then her child's father can boast about being part of her success. Etinosa blasted the follower, telling her that a baby "has nothing to do with success" and a "child is a human being not a commodity or achievement. " Read her response below.
No Man Is Responsible For My Success – Mercy Eke
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No Man Is Responsible For My Success – Mercy Eke

The winner of BBNaija Season 4, Mercy Eke, is not happy with the claims in some quarters that a man is responsible for her success. In a video uploaded to her YouTube channel, the reality star said, “In this part of the world, people believe a man is behind the success of a woman, whether she is married or single. I work hard for everything I own today. When people say a man is behind these things, I find it appalling. However, it does not get to me anymore because what else would one say? It only shows that my success is visible.” When a fan asked her about the state of her relationship with Ike Onyema, she said, “Break up happened. We are done. That ship sank a long time ago. I am in a happy place and he is good as well. Stop flooding my timeline with this silly question; we ar...
I’m not behind distribution of rice in the north – Tinubu
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I’m not behind distribution of rice in the north – Tinubu

National Chiefftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has denied being behind the distribution of bags of rice which has his photo and the inscription ‘JAGABA – Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’ in some states in the northern part of Nigeria. In a statement released by his media aide Tunde Rahman, Tinubu "commended the efforts of the various volunteer groups responsible for this benign act of charity and love for one another, particularly in this Holy month of Ramadan".  It read; “We have seen the images being circulated of bags of rice depicting Asiwaju’s face being distributed across parts of the North. “I am not responsible for this initiative but l commend the efforts of the various volunteer groups responsible for this benign act of charity and love for one another,...
Zimbabwean Model, Njuzu Threatens Suicide; Accuses Love Rival, Ms Shally of Leaking her Sex Videos
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Zimbabwean Model, Njuzu Threatens Suicide; Accuses Love Rival, Ms Shally of Leaking her Sex Videos

South Africa-based Zimbabwean Model and social media personality, Monalisa Henrietta Chavura Zulu, popularly known as Njuzu (pictured left), has threatened to commit suicide. This comes after at least four of her bedroom videos, which are all explicit, leaked on social media. After the videos leaked, she initially said she has to come to terms with it. She went on Instagram Live to say she was unfazed by the criticism and nasty comments she got. However, hours later the socialite made a post on social media in which she appeared to be threatening to commit suicide. In the post which was posted on Instagram, Njuzu said that she is suffering from depression and slammed cyberbullies. She then seemingly accuses her love rival, Ms Shally, of being responsible for digging up t...
Senate Wants Doctors Held Responsible For Any Dead Patient
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Senate Wants Doctors Held Responsible For Any Dead Patient

The Senate Committee on Health has faulted the strike embarked upon by resident doctors, asking Nigerians to hold the doctors responsible if any patient dies on account of the strike. Chairman of the committee, Ibrahim Oloriegbe, said this during a public hearing on the ‘Federal Medical Centre, Mubi, Adamawa State (Establishment) Bill, 2021’ sponsored by Senator Aishatu Ahmed (Binani).According to him, the National Assembly made every effort to avert the strike, to no avail. “We had a marathon meeting on March 21 and agreed on all the issues that were raised by the resident doctors,” he said, adding that three germane issues, including the payment of salary to house officers, were the major reasons they wanted to go on strike. “The second one was what they claimed to be paymen...
Klopp Explains why he Removed Keita During First half Against Real Madrid
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Klopp Explains why he Removed Keita During First half Against Real Madrid

  Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has claimed he took off Naby Keita in the first half of their 3-1 defeat at Real Madrid on Tuesday for tactical reasons. It was only Keita’s ninth start of the season. With three minutes left in the first half and the Reds down 2-0, Klopp substituted the 26-year-old off and replaced him with Thiago Alcantara. Speaking in his post-match press conference on the Keita sub, Klopp said: “Yeah, it was tactical. These are the things I don’t like in the job. You do that and it’s like one player is responsible for the performance in the first half. “Naby was not responsible for that. He didn’t play for a while, especially not from the start. Naby was not good in the game, but to be honest I could have made a few more changes in that moment....
IPOB May Not Be Responsible For Imo Attacks – HURIWA
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IPOB May Not Be Responsible For Imo Attacks – HURIWA

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, may not be responsible for the attacks on the police headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital. The rights group has alleged that some persons working with the Federal Government may be behind the attacks. Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen had also broken into the Correctional Centre in the city, freeing hundreds of inmates. The gunmen who operated from 1 am to 3 am, freed suspects in almost all the cells at the State Criminal Investigation Department of the command. However, HURIWA claims some officials out to destabilize the Southeast are responsible for the attacks. The group said this in a statement sent to DAILY POST by its National Coordinator. ...
Fans Want to See me in the Porn Industry – Moyo Lawal
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Fans Want to See me in the Porn Industry – Moyo Lawal

Nollywood actress Moyo Lawal has said she doesn’t seem to understand the reason some of her fans are urging her to join the porn industry. In an Instagram post, the actress wrote that the dress she wears are not bad enough to qualify her as an adult movie actress. She wrote: “Please oooh what do I wear that is different from what other people wear? How am I responsible for your thoughts? In fact, I see people wear worse but it is my own that is different na una sabi.” In another post, the actress and entrepreneur opened up on how she gained experience in several handiworks through her parents. “Growing up, my parents made us learn (especially me firstborn problems) all sorts of handiwork (name it, I most likely can do it ) Don’t be deceived by how I look ooh, looks are extre...
Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018
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Woman who killed co-wife in Niger state suspected to have burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018

The 24-year-old woman, Aminu Aliyu, who allegedly killed her husband's new wife is suspected to be the one that burnt her two stepdaughters to death in 2018. LIB reported that the newlywed, Fatima Aliyu was allegedly beaten to death with a pestle and her body set on fire by Amina in Minna, Niger state on Tuesday March 23, seven weeks after her wedding. Amina and her three alleged accomplices have since been arrested. Aliyu Abdullahi Dayi, the husband, who spoke to our Daily Trust, said the manner in which Amina killed his new wife suggested that she is responsible for the death of his two daughters who died in a mysterious fire incident in 2018. While narrating what had happened, Dabi said he was not around when the incident happened but someone called him around 3pm on Tuesda...
NDLEA Intercepts Over N2bn Worth of illicit Drugs at Lagos airport
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NDLEA Intercepts Over N2bn Worth of illicit Drugs at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted illicit drugs worth over N2billion at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos and three suspected traffickers were arrested. A statement released by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, states that one of the suspects, Aniede Chimezie Bright was arrested on Sunday 28th March 2021, during the outward clearance of passengers on Air Marroc, with 7.1 Kg of Methamphetamine carefully concealed in food spices and packed in a Swiss polo suitcase. The illicit substance was bound for Spain with a street value of over N2 billion. According to the Commander, MMIA Command of the NDLEA, Ahmadu Garba, “Unarguably, the closure of borders occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic is respons...
4 Suspected Traffic Robbers Arrested During an Attempt to rob RRS Detectives on surveillance Duty
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4 Suspected Traffic Robbers Arrested During an Attempt to rob RRS Detectives on surveillance Duty

Four suspected traffic robbers alleged to have attempted to rob some operatives of the Rapid Response Team (RRS) have been arrested by the police in Lagos. The suspects identified as Adewale Ismaila, 30; Chinadu Okafor 26; Tote Victor 19 and Abdulahi Olalere a.k.a ‘Orobo’ 20, were arrested around Abiola Garden, Ojota, by an undercover police team they wanted to rob on Thursday, March 25. A statement by Muyiwa Adejobi, spokesperson of the police command, says the surveillance policemen were deployed in different parts of the state following complaints by motorists about incessant traffic robbery attacks. “The surveillance team was on a decoy at about 6:30am beside ‘Abiola Garden’ when the suspected criminals came out with dangerous weapons in an attempt to rob the policemen, dema...
Insecurity we now talk about is the investment of PDP – VON DG, Osita Okechukwu
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Insecurity we now talk about is the investment of PDP – VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is responsible for the insecurity witnessed in the country. Okechukwu made the allegation while responding to a question on Mai Buni, APC caretaker chairman's comment of the party needing 32 years to fix the country. He also disclosed that in few months, the issue of insecurity will come to a drastic end. Okechukwu said; “A lot of people may not know that the insecurity we now talk about here and there is the investment of PDP. “In the few months ahead, the issue of insecurity will come to a drastic end, and Governor Buni is looking at; that before 2023, those foundations we have laid would start glittering. ”Dr Buni is relying on the fact that immediatel...
Update: Colorado Grocery Store Shooter Identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa as he’s Charged with 10 Counts of First-degree Murder
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Update: Colorado Grocery Store Shooter Identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa as he’s Charged with 10 Counts of First-degree Murder

The suspect in the King Soopers shooting in Boulder, Colorado, has been identified as 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa of Arvada. He has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder, Boulder Police Chief Maris Harold said at a press conference on Tuesday, March 23. The 21-year-old stormed the supermarket at about 14:30 local time began firing at shoppers. He also got involved in a gunfight with police and fired multiple rounds at them through at least 3:21 p.m. local time. Alissa, who was shot in the leg, was in stable condition at an area hospital and was expected to be released later on Tuesday, officials said. Police did not provide a motive but did identify the names of the 10 victims of the shooting, who range in age from 20 to 65 (Denny Strong, 20,  Nev...
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Hold FG Responsible If Ortom Is Assassinated – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the Federal Government will be held responsible if his counterpart in Benue State, Samuel Ortom, is assassinated. He insisted that if Ortom was killed, the country would be plunged into another civil war. Wike spoke while reacting to attempt on Governor Ortom’s life by 15 gunmen, who reportedly trailed him to a river bank in Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State on Saturday. Wike in a statement signed by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, said: “If you kill Ortom, then be prepared to bury Nigeria. If anything happens to Governor Ortom, the Federal Government will be held responsible and they should be prepared that there will be no more Nigeria.” Wike recalled how a former G...
Wanted Serial Killer Apprehended in Ogun
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Wanted Serial Killer Apprehended in Ogun

Men of the Ogun State police command have arrested Suleiman Ganiyu, pictured above, an alleged serial killer and member of Eiye cult group who had been on the wanted list of the Command for a while. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command said the suspect was arrested following a distress call from Itamerin Comprehensive High School Ago-Iwoye on March 14, that the suspect came to the school premises and started shooting sporadically simply because his younger brother who is a student of the school was beaten. ''Upon the distress call, the DPO Ago-Iwoye, CSP Paul Omiwole led his patrol team to the school but before their arrival, the suspect had ran away. He was subsequently traced to his hideout at Imosan Street Oru-Ijebu where he was eventually apprehended...
Cross Dresser, James Brown Reacts to Jaruma’s Claim that Cross Dressers are the Cause of High Divorce rate in Nigeria
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Cross Dresser, James Brown Reacts to Jaruma’s Claim that Cross Dressers are the Cause of High Divorce rate in Nigeria

Popular crossdresser James Brown has reacted to Kayanmata seller, Jaruma's claim that crossdressers are responsible for the high rate of divorce in Nigeria. Jaruma in a video shared on IG, accused crossdressers of going after married men. She said this while dismissing claims that single ladies who use Kaynmata destroy the homes of married men. James Brown in his video released said Jaruma's assertion is false.  

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