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Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan
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Gunmen Attack Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s Home in Ibadan

The Ibadan, Oyo state home of Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, was attacked by yet-to-be-identified persons on Monday April 26. Olayomi Koiki, media aide to the Yoruba nation agitator made the announcement in a Facebook post. ''“Chief Sunday Igboho’s house came under attack this morning 26th April 2021 around 2am with heavy gun shots.''he wrote In a viral video shared on Facebook, Koiki claimed that the residence of the activist was besieged by men of the Nigeria Army with the aim of arresting the activist. ''There is a situation right now where the Federal Government of Nigeria tried to invade our residence. We are telling the world that the war that the Federal Government is waiting for might start today. The war that the Federal Government think they are expecting from the Y...
CBN Orders Banks, Forex Dealers to accept Old, Lower Dollar notes or Face Sanctions
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CBN Orders Banks, Forex Dealers to accept Old, Lower Dollar notes or Face Sanctions

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered commerical banks and authorised foreign exchange (forex) dealers to henceforth accept both old series and lower denominations of the US dollars for deposit from customers. In a circular by the CBN's Director of Currency Operations Department, Ahmed  Umar, to all deposit money banks (DMBs), Bureau De Change (BDC) operators and the general public on Tuesday April 20, the apex bank threatened to sanction any banks or forex dealers who refuse to comply with the order. The Memo, entitled : “The rejection of old/lower denomination of the United States dollar by the DBMs/forex dealers.” reads in part: “The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has in recent times been inundated with complaints from members of the public on the rejection of old/lo...
R.Kelly’s Associate Pleads Guilty to Arson after Setting his Accuser’s SUV on Fire
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R.Kelly’s Associate Pleads Guilty to Arson after Setting his Accuser’s SUV on Fire

An associate of singer R. Kelly has pleaded guilty to arson for setting fire to a car outside the Central Florida home of Kelly’s ex-girlfriend. Michael Williams was one of three associates of R. Kelly who were arrested for allegedly attempting to intimidate and threaten women who have accused the singer of sexual abuse and harassment in August 2020. On Monday, April 19, he pleaded guilty to arson after setting an SUV, parked outside an alleged victim’s Florida home, on fire. “I drove from my house to Kissimmee, Florida and deliberately set a car on fire in someone’s driveway,” Williams said during a court hearing in New York Monday after pleading guilty to arson. As part of a plea agreement, prosecutors agreed to drop the witness tampering charge against him. “T...
Uber, Bolt Drivers Threaten To Go On Indefinite Strike From Monday
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Uber, Bolt Drivers Threaten To Go On Indefinite Strike From Monday

The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. Mr Idris Shonuga, National President of PEDPA, at a news conference in Lagos, called for immediate upward review of e-cab fares to reflect the current economic reality in the country. According to Shonuga, over 95 per cent of e-hailing transactions are consummated through Uber and Bolt platforms. The association said that more than 15 drivers had lost their lives, while some had been permanently disabled in accidents in the course of the service. More than 20 others have also lost their lives through kidnapping or killed by ritualists without any compensation from the operators, the association said....
Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run
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Kenyan Man who Defiled his 6-year-old Daughter Arrested after Days on the Run

A 50-year-old man who defiled his 6-year-old daughter a week ago in Megogo Village, Marani, Kisii county, Kenya, has been arrested. The suspect, Julius Ogamba Ongera, was arrested on Sunday, April 11, by detectives with the Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI. In an incident that outraged many Kenyans after photos of the minor’s blood-soaked clothes were shared on social media, Ongera is alleged to have lured his daughter into a thicket in a plantation where he committed the beastly act on Saturday, April 3. The man left the child who was bleeding, unconscious in the plantation. She was said to have regained consciousness hours later and managed to walk with difficulties to her home and reported the matter to the mother. Ongera went ahead to threaten his wife with di...
‘God’s Anger is Coming Upon you, Repent now’ – Nigerian Prophetess Warns Apostle Suleman
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‘God’s Anger is Coming Upon you, Repent now’ – Nigerian Prophetess Warns Apostle Suleman

  Prophetess Susan Ikeokwu of Justice and Mercy Ministries based in Germany, has warned Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries International, Auchi, Edo State, to repent from his evil deeds as God’s anger would soon fall upon him. The woman said that God told her to warn Suleman regarding his evil deeds and the threats to a minister of God, who attempted to correct him. She said God told her that it was wrong for Suleman to threaten to destroy the man’s ministry over an effort to correct him in love. Her prophecy, which was released on Monday with the topic: ‘Apostle Johnson Suleman’, said that God told her to tell Suleiman that, “You are boasting about your ability to deceive everyone all the time. “You are bragging about your ability...
Fresh Fuel Supply Crisis Looms As Tanker Drivers Threaten Strike
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Fresh Fuel Supply Crisis Looms As Tanker Drivers Threaten Strike

Tanker drivers, at the weekend, threatened to cause fresh fuel supply crisis with another industrial action if the Federal Government fails to enforce the compulsory installation of safety valves in all petroleum trucks to protect the inflammable contents from spilling over in the event of road mishap. Rising under the auspices of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), the tanker drivers also threatened to withdraw services of its members if the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) failed to negotiate the renewal of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for new working conditions for petroleum tanker drivers. PTD, in a communiqué signed by its National Chairman, Comrade Salmon Akanni Olad...
People Who are Used to Free Money are Threatening me on my 2023 Ambition – Governor Makinde
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People Who are Used to Free Money are Threatening me on my 2023 Ambition – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has said that his second term bid will not stop him from fighting corruption in Oyo state he governs. Makinde said this at the public presentation of two books written by the immediate past Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Professor Temitope Alonge. He stated that he is blocking loopholes as there are people within the system that are used to free money. He added that these people have been threatening him with his 2023 ambition. Makinde said; “Is it all rosy? No. There are people within the system that are used to free money and they are still there. “And all they can say to me is that I am messing with their honey pots and have blocked loopholes they are making money from. “They do threaten me on 2023 ...
Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community
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Suspected Cultist Paraded for alleged Attempted Murder in Delta community

The Agbor Gha-Ihun Security outfit has paraded a suspected cultist in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. The suspect identified as Mathew Ifenchor From Alisimie Agbor, was paraded on Thursday, March 18, for illegal possession of locally made pistol and attempted murder. According to Patrick Gbuchanye, the suspect had threatened a man, who thereafter reported him to the security outfit. Speaking to newsmen, Ifenchor confessed that the locally made pistol was given to him by his Aye cult group for self defense as their number One. He claimed that he has only used the gun to threaten a member of their cult group, Fidelis Etuokwu for querying his emergence as the number 1 of their group. "Etuokwu has accused me of going after him with a gun to kill him which...
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Nigerians Abroad Threaten To Withhold $23 Billion Remittance Over Ahmed Wase’s Remarks

Nigerians in Diaspora Worldwide, yesterday, threatened to withhold over $23 billion yearly remittances to the country after the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase, allegedly infringed on their rights. The group, in a petition, addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on Wase to reverse his rejection of a complaint by the Mutual Union of Tiv in America on issues relating to land grab in Benue State. The Nigerians abroad threatened to halt immediate fund repatriation if the demand fails to see the light of day in 14 days. Wase, who presided over plenary last Wednesday, had rejected a petition presented by the member representing Gwer East/West Federal Constituency of Benue State,...
Kagara Abduction: Kidappers Threaten To Starve The Schoolboys To Death
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Kagara Abduction: Kidappers Threaten To Starve The Schoolboys To Death

Abductors of the 27 students and 15 workers of Government Science College, Kagara , Niger State, have threatened to starve them to death if the ransom they are demanding is not paid on time. One of the abductors stated this in an audio recording made available to one of our correspondents on Wednesday by a prominent Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi. In the audio recording, the abductor , who spoke in Hausa , was heard conversing with a negotiator , identified by Gumi as a top official of the school. He rejected N2 .7m offered him as ransom for the 27 abductees . The bandit stated , “ I don ’t have food for them. If anybody dies among them, we will tell you where to go and pick the corpse. “ You know these children are hungry . I don ’ t have food to give them, only water if th...
Niger Delta Militants Threaten To Attack Abuja And Lagos (Video)
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Niger Delta Militants Threaten To Attack Abuja And Lagos (Video)

The Supreme Egbesu Liberation Fighters, a group of Niger Delta militants, has threatened to destroy infrastructure in Lagos and Abuja. In a video posted on Tuesday by Africa Independent Television (AIT), the group accused the federal government of marginalising the region and failing to deliver on the amnesty programme. Reading from a statement, a masked member of the group said after accepting the amnesty pact, “till date, there are no schools, no potable water, no light, no hospital and access roads for our people to enjoy”. The group also complained that “no meaningful progress has been made” with the Ogboni clean-up project “because the Nigerian government has decided to place politics against the meaningful development of our people”. It asked the government to allow t...
Funny Face Fights Prince David Osei In Public – Threatens To Drop His Dirty Life Secrets If He Dares Him
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Funny Face Fights Prince David Osei In Public – Threatens To Drop His Dirty Life Secrets If He Dares Him

Funny Face is going through some rough stages in his life and is looking for the closest thing or person to pour out his frustrations on. Actor Prince David Osei is the new target of Funny Face’s attacks after he insulted the Ghana police and the family of his baby mama. Funny Face in a new post claimed actor Prince David Osei has conspired with his enemies (Kalybos, Lil win and Bismark the Joke) to sabotage him in the movie industry. He sounded like a broken record because he literally blames everyone including his Baby mother of the same thing he is accusing Prince David Osei. Funny Face threatened to expose Prince Davido Osei and the dirty secrets he is hiding from the public and proceeded to calling him names.
President Biden threatens financial, visa sanctions against countries yet to make laws to accommodate LGBTQI people
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President Biden threatens financial, visa sanctions against countries yet to make laws to accommodate LGBTQI people

US president, Joe Biden has threatened to sanction countries that are yet to make laws to accommodate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) people. The Democrat issued a presidential memorandum aimed at expanding the protection of the rights of LGBTQI people worldwide. Biden’s memo reads, “When foreign governments move to restrict the rights of LGBTQI+ persons or fail to enforce legal protections in place, thereby contributing to a climate of intolerance, agencies engaged abroad shall consider appropriate responses, including using the full range of diplomatic and assistance tools and, as appropriate, financial sanctions, visa restrictions, and other actions. “All human beings should be treated with respect and dignity and should be able to live ...
US House impeachment managers request former President Donald Trump testify at his trial over January 6 riots at the Capitol.
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US House impeachment managers request former President Donald Trump testify at his trial over January 6 riots at the Capitol.

The US House impeachment managers on Thursday requested Donald Trump testify at his upcoming Senate impeachment trial over his role in the January 6 riots at the Capitol. Lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin sent a letter to Trump's attorney Thursday requesting that the former US president testifies before or during the upcoming impeachment trial, which begins next Tuesday, arguing that his testimony was needed after he disputed the House's allegations that he incited the insurrection at the Capitol. "Two days ago, you filed an Answer in which you denied many factual allegations set forth in the article of impeachment," Raskin, a Maryland Democrat, wrote. "You have thus attempted to put critical facts at issue notwithstanding the clear and overwhelming evidence of your consti...
UNIBEN Students Threaten To Beat Lecturers Over University Closure – VC
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UNIBEN Students Threaten To Beat Lecturers Over University Closure – VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Prof Lilian Salami, on Wednesday, says the school management is ready to resume academic activities in a safe and secure manner. She said the university management will enforce strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols to protect students and members of staff from being exposed to coronavirus infections. The vice-chancellor spoke while featuring on NTA Good Morning Nigeria breakfast show monitored by The PUNCH. Salami said some students have started issuing threats to beat up lecturers should the closure of public universities persists. Students of public universities have been at home since March 2020 when the Academic Staff Union of Universities began a nine-month-long strike over certain demands. The union, however, condition...
Adamawa Police Ban Beach Party, Threaten To Arrest Sponsors
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Adamawa Police Ban Beach Party, Threaten To Arrest Sponsors

The police in Adamawa have banned a planned beach party, saying it would encourage nudity and allow for immoral acts. The police also threatened to arrest the sponsors of the party, planned to be held in Yola, the state capital. Adamawa has an almost even Christian and Muslim population but the ban adds to the wider debate in Nigeria between citizens who believe law enforcement agencies have to check immoral acts in the country and others, mainly young Nigerians, who see such acts as an intrusion to freedom of association by adults. The ban, announced Sunday, came amid outrage by religious groups in Yola against the ‘Yola Beach Party.’ Speaking on the event, the police spokesperson in the state, Suleiman Nguroje, said “the command is on the trail of the sponsors of the said Yo...
Don’t Allow Rahama Sadau’s Photo Threaten Public Peace – IGP Adamu Reacts To Rahama Sadau Controversial Dress & Photos On Social Media
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Don’t Allow Rahama Sadau’s Photo Threaten Public Peace – IGP Adamu Reacts To Rahama Sadau Controversial Dress & Photos On Social Media

Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police (IGP), has called on Umar Muri, Kaduna state commissioner of police, to address the controversy trailing a recent photo by Rahama Sadau, a Kannywood actress. In a letter signed by Idowu Owohunwa, the principal staff officer to the IGP, Adamu also directed Muri to “furnish him with updates accordingly.” “I am to convey the directive of the Inspector General of Police that you treat proactively with a view to ensuring that the development does not result in any act that could threaten public peace and security,” the letter read. “The Inspector-General of Police further directs that you furnish him with updates accordingly.” Last Sunday, Sadau had sparked controversy on Twitter after she shared a photo of herself in a backless dres...
EndSARS Protests Threaten October 31 Bye-Elections
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EndSARS Protests Threaten October 31 Bye-Elections

With the ongoing #End­SARS protests across the country, the Independent National Electoral Com­mission (INEC), may be forced to postpone the bye-elections scheduled for October 31. The protests, which have degenerated into violence, have created a lot of tension in most parts of the country. The scheduled polls were expected to take place in Bayelsa Central Senatorial District, Bayelsa West Sen­atorial District, Nganzai State Constituency, Borno State, Bayo State Constitu­ency, Borno State, Cross Riv­er North Senatorial District, and Obudu State Constitu­ency, Cross River State. Others are: Imo North Senatorial District, Lagos East Senatorial District, Kosofe II State Constituency, Lagos State, Plateau South Senatorial District, Bakura State Constituency, Zamfara State, and Ib...
Minimum Wage: Ogun Workers Threaten Strike, Give Abiodun 14-Day Ultimatum
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Minimum Wage: Ogun Workers Threaten Strike, Give Abiodun 14-Day Ultimatum

The organised labour in Ogun State on Wednesday gave the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, a 14-day ultimatum over the non-payment of the negotiated new minimum wage. Rising from an emergency meeting of the State Organised Labour held at the Nigeria Labour Congress’ State Secretariat, Abeokuta, the labour leaders, threatened industrial action if the governor failed to address the issues within the period given. The union lamented over what it called the dysfunctional Contributory Pension Scheme, totalling 134 months deducted from workers’ salaries and unremitted; non-promotion of staff since 2018 and unpaid leave allowances to all employees, both of the State and of the Local Governments since 2015. This was contained in a letter addressed to the governor titled “Declaration of Trad...
Man Threatens Actress Lydia Forson Over Her Coronavirus Test Comment
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Man Threatens Actress Lydia Forson Over Her Coronavirus Test Comment

Ghanaian actress, Lydia Forson may have gotten herself in trouble after she decided to take a reasonable swipe at the ruling New Patriotic Party as she's being threatened. The threats follow after Lydia criticized the Party for their moves geared towards the opening to the International Airports last Sunday. She Tweeted; “Why are people having to pay $150 dollars for another test at the airport, when they’re already required to test 72hrs before departure and show a certificate before boarding?!! My comrades from 2014-2016 where are you? Wake up, it’s time to start speaking up ?!! There’s too much we can’t be quiet about anymore!!!I’ve had to be careful about the things I say for so long because of things I’ve suffered silently, but come on is GHANA not for all of us?!!” Fr...
Victoria Kimani’s depressed brother ‘Kimya Miyaki’ threatens to commit suicide
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Victoria Kimani’s depressed brother ‘Kimya Miyaki’ threatens to commit suicide

Victoria Kimani’s brothers Bamboo and Kimya Miyaki were among the baddest and most talented Kenyan rappers from back in the day. There music still plays in most clubs (before Corona lock down) and something about their gangster vibe always kept fans hooked. However, after retiring and relocating to Tanzania, we all assumed that these men would marry and settle down like most of their agemates. At least Bamboo did but his brother, Kimya Miyaki seems to be dealing with dark demons as seen on some of the posts shared on his social media pages. Just a few hours ago Kimya shared a disturbing post on his Facebook talking about ‘a current situation’ that has pushed him to the edge of a cliff. If you read that right you will understand that, these are the same words used by suicidal peop...
HND Holders Threaten Industrial Action, Lament Discrimination
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HND Holders Threaten Industrial Action, Lament Discrimination

A coalition of holders of Higher National Diploma have threatened industrial action if government fails to implement a white paper detailing the removal of dichotomy on their career progression in public service in four weeks. The coalition, comprising public servants, unions and students amongst others, says it will occupy the office of the Head of Service of the Federation, if its demands are not met in four weeks. “We are going to occupy that office until they do the needful because we will not continue to keep quiet and things will continue to go wrong,” Chris Isiquzo Ikechukwu, president of Nigerian Union of Journalists and a Visitor of International Institute of Journalists, told a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday. He said having one group of workers enjoying their p...
El-rufai: 100 Muslim Kaduna Lawyers Threaten To Boycott NBA Conference
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El-rufai: 100 Muslim Kaduna Lawyers Threaten To Boycott NBA Conference

No fewer than 105 Muslims lawyers in Kaduna have indicated their intention to boycott the proposed Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) conference following the withdrawal of the invitation earlier given to Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State. This development was disclosed by an executive member of the Muslim Lawyers Council (MULAC), Kaduna State, Barrister Suleiman Shuaib while speaking with newsmen in Kaduna on Saturday Shuaib who was the immediate past state chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) said: “We have gathered over 105 signatures of our members who said they don’t have anything to do with the conference. “I want to put it on record, that so far no fewer than 105 lawyers that we collected their signatures under MULAC would be boycotting. Yes, we are expecting...
Major U.S. airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks during their flights under new rules
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Major U.S. airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks during their flights under new rules

U.S. airlines could ban passengers who refuse to wear face masks when traveling during the Coronavirus pandemic, Airlines for America, the US Aviation industry’s main lobby group has announced. According to the group, masks will be provided to passengers who do not have any. The group added that passengers could have their flying privileges revoked under tougher enforcement policies if they are caught flying without masks. Carriers with stricter policies that could see travel privileges of erring customers revoked include Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines, and the rules will stay in place for at least the next 60 days. The group also revealed that each carrier will decide the appropri...
DJ Switch narrates how she was violated by her Uncle, a Catholic Priest, when She was Only 11
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DJ Switch narrates how she was violated by her Uncle, a Catholic Priest, when She was Only 11

DJ Switch took to Instagram to reveal that she was violated by her uncle, who is a Catholic priest, when she was only 11 years old. She said the uncle, named Basil, used to forcefully touch her, then threaten her to ensure she remains silent. She added that this is the first time she's opening up about it and the only other people who know are her brother and sister. She wrote: I hadn't posted about this in particular cus it was hard for me personally but I must say my story and be free of it! When people say "what did she wear?" "Where did she go?" "Why was she alone"? I curse those people! I've never told this story outside only 2 people, my immediate elder brother Emma n my sis Lola! I was a child, about 11years old when my uncle, as in real life relative uncle would for...
COVID-19: Doctors Threaten Indefinite Strike Over Working Conditions
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COVID-19: Doctors Threaten Indefinite Strike Over Working Conditions

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike should the government fail to resolve issues revolving around the welfare and safety of its members. The NARD stated that the Federal Government is paying lip service to the welfare of health workers, especially when it concerns the review of hazard allowances and life insurance, which it says is active only on the pages of newspapers. While demanding for the reinstatement of 26 of its members who were ‘illegally’ sacked in Jos, the Association disclosed that some States government have chosen this critical and wrong time in the country to slash the salaries of health workers. Speaking with the Nation, the President of the NARD, Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, said: “The illegal disengagem...
Tristan Thompson admits to paternity test as Khloe Kardashian threatens lawsuit
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Tristan Thompson admits to paternity test as Khloe Kardashian threatens lawsuit

Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson have sent a legal letter to a woman claiming the NBA star fathered her child, according to reports. The former couple's attorney Marty Singer has confirmed the basketball player took a paternity test which came out negative. In a legal letter sent by Singer, Kimberly Alexander was asked to "immediately stop defaming them with malicious defamatory lies and specious fabrications" over the paternity claim. Kimberly has requested Tristan takes a second test which Singer has agreed the sports star will take on the grounds the results were sent off to an AABB-accredited lab, according to E! News. The paternity test rumours begun floating on Wednesday after Gossip of the City uncovered Tristan took the test in January. Singer wrote in a new...
Barbaric To Threaten To Flog Those Without Face Mask – Ubani
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Barbaric To Threaten To Flog Those Without Face Mask – Ubani

Former Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Monday Ubani, has described Ebonyi state governor’s threat to flog residents without face masks as barbaric. He also berated Cross River for making same comments earlier. Ubani said, “It will be an absurdity taken to the highest pinnacle to permit the executive that executes laws made by the legislature to begin to enact laws and creates offences in the state as being canvassed by some persons who ought to know. It is a criminal breach of the separation of powers as enshrined in our constitution to suggest and approve that in our land. “Much as we agree that the times we are in are not normal and require every hand on deck to stem the tide of the spread of the dangerous virus, we must not allow the birth and delivery...
Lockdown: Fuel Marketers Threaten To Shutdown Over Low Sales
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Lockdown: Fuel Marketers Threaten To Shutdown Over Low Sales

These coronavirus pandemic has indeed shaken Nigerian’s downstream industry to its very foundation. Despite having had its fair share of the economic turbulence prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, the downstream industry remains one of the most fragmented industries in the Nigerian economy, competing with both a regulator and an operator-the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation for its share of the market size. But amidst this fragility, last week’s announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, of a total lockdown on three major cities; Abuja, Lagos and Ogun created huge panic in the shaky industry. That decision according to the industry stakeholders turned out to be one that will further deprive marketers of the already low margins, thus making it more difficult for them to ser...
NMA, NARD Threaten To Withdraw Services Over Invitation Of Chinese Doctors
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NMA, NARD Threaten To Withdraw Services Over Invitation Of Chinese Doctors

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have urged the federal government to halt its plan to invite an 18-man Chinese team of medical experts to assist the country in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). They described the move as ill-timed and embarrassing, stating it undermines efforts and expertise of frontline healthcare workers risking their lives every day to keep the country safe. The associations said that they might be forced to review participation and withdraw their members from all public health facilities in the country if the government proceeds with the plans. The President of the NMA, Dr. Francis Faduyile, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. According to him: “The Nigerian Medical As...
Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA
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Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA

Nigerian comedian, Funnybone has threatened to sue Nigerian documentary photographer, Seun O who arrived from London sick and still decided to turn up for Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) which was held on March 14, in Lagos. It was reported earlier that Seun O confirmed that he was feeling unwell after a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. He however never disclosed his health status after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) sent over a team for a medical test. Funnybone has however revealed his plans of suing Seun who arrived from London sick and yet decided to attend the AMVCA. The comedian who revealed that he tested negative for the virus, add...
Shatta Wale threatens to release a list of all the ladies Sarkodie has been chopping behind Tracy
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Shatta Wale threatens to release a list of all the ladies Sarkodie has been chopping behind Tracy

One-time best friend of Sarkodie Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has alleged that the Tema-based musician has been having an extramarital affair behind his wife Tracy Sarkcess. Though the two artistes have been at loggerheads with each other for some time now, Shatta Wale renewed the beef some days ago after he labeled Sarkodie and his Sarknatives as fools. Shatta Wale didn’t end there as he dropped a diss song titled ‘Little tip’ as he finally responded to Sarkodie’s diss ‘advice’. Well, in a tweet sighted on social media, Shatta Wale has launched a new attack and has threatened to release a tall list of ladies and hook up girls that Sarkodie has slept with but he sits there claiming he has never cheated. ” AS FOR GIRLS HE DEH CHOP BEHIND HIS WIFES BACK DIERRRR I GET LIST ????...
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Threatens to Expel Adams Oshiomole from APC
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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Threatens to Expel Adams Oshiomole from APC

The faceoff between Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the APC National chairman, Adams Oshiomole, has taken a new turn with the state governor threatening to expel Oshiomole from the party if he continues his ''anti-party'' activities. Obaseki's faction of the APC in December 2019, suspended Oshiomole from its party. Both men have been at loggerheads over who should control the affairs of the party in the state. Obaseki handed down the threat when he spoke at a meeting of the 18 APC local government chairmen in the state. Reacting to the political rally Oshiomole organised last weekend in Auchi, Etsako West local government area where thousands of people from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defected to the APC, the governor said former governor would not have tolerated a f...
You Slept While Nigerians Were Killed – Soyinka Slams FG for Outlawing Amotekun
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You Slept While Nigerians Were Killed – Soyinka Slams FG for Outlawing Amotekun

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has berated the Nigerian government for outlawing Amotekun few days after its launch in the South-West region. Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos on Wednesday January 15, Soyinka wondered why those who "slept, took belated actions and watched people being decimated" will suddenly wake to declare the initiative as illegal.  He further stated that a government that cares for the welfare of its citizens will never object to such initiative. The Nobel Laureate who insisted that the launch of Amotekun operation was not only necessary but long overdue, added that it is the fundamental right of the people to defend themselves against those who threaten their existence. He said; “I’ve always believed passionately in self-policing. If it is possible to el...
Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Trade Insults And Threaten Each Other Ahead Of Rematch (Video)
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Deontay Wilder And Tyson Fury Trade Insults And Threaten Each Other Ahead Of Rematch (Video)

Lineal Heavyweight/Ring Magazine Boxing champion Tyson Fury and his opponent WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder traded each other with threats and insults during a press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning ahead of their February 22 rematch - billed as arguably the greatest heavyweight fight between a US and UK fighter in a decade. Their first bout in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw after Fury won majority of the rounds but was brought down twice to the ground by Wilder's strong right hand punch, but after a year which has seen both fighters grow their brand, both undefeated fighters are now ready to go to war next month. Wilder, after unsuccessfully trying to avoid doing a press conference with Fury for weeks, on Tuesday claimed he is going to rip T...
Judge threatens to lock up Harvey Weinstein for using his phone in court
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Judge threatens to lock up Harvey Weinstein for using his phone in court

A judge has angrily threatened to lock up Harvey Weinstein for using his phone in a New York City court where a jury is being picked for his rape trial. "Is this really the way you want to end up in jail for the rest of your life, by texting and violating a court order?" asked Judge James Burke. The Manhattan judge instructed the former Hollywood producer, who is out on bail, not to answer the question. Mr Weinstein faces five charges and possibly life in jail if convicted. The allegations include rape and predatory sexual assault relating to two unnamed accusers. He is charged with r3ping one woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, and performing a forcible sex act on the second woman in 2006. On Monday, Mr Weinstein was charged with an additional two counts in Los Angel...
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Electricity Workers Threaten To Resume Suspended Strike

There is a chance that Nigerians could experience a nationwide blackout as some electricity workers under the aegis of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) are threatening to resume their recently suspended nationwide strike. The workers said they might resume the strike if the government fail to implement the agreement reached with them, The Nation reports. The workers accused the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) of failing to fully pay the over 2,000 disengaged workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) since 2013. They also claimed that the BPE has illegally transferred schools built by the NUEE union to investors and that there was underpayment of severance of over 50,000 ex-PHCN staff. Comrade Joe Ajaero, the general secretary of NUEE, de...
FIRS Workers Threaten Strike Over Fowler’s Handover To Abiodun Aina
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FIRS Workers Threaten Strike Over Fowler’s Handover To Abiodun Aina

Workers of the Federal Inland Revenue Service on Tuesday faulted the decision of the immediate past Chairman of the FIRS, Mr Babatunde Fowler, to hand over to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina. Fowler, whose replacement was announced on Monday by the Federal Government, had handed over to Aina in acting capacity, pending the confirmation of a substantive chairman. But at an emergency meeting held on Tuesday at the Association of Civil Servants’ secretariat in Abuja, the workers said the action of Fowler violated the presidential directive on the handover. Specifically, the union in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting said Aina could not be regarded as the most senior director in the FIRS. A copy of the communiqué which was signed by 17 seni...
Shatta Bandle angrily threatens to sue all companies using his image for adverts without his permission
Entertainment

Shatta Bandle angrily threatens to sue all companies using his image for adverts without his permission

Diminutive Internet personality, Idris Firdaus aka Shatta Bandle, who came into the limelight after his claim of being the richest man in Africa went viral, has threatened to sue all companies who are using his image to promote their products and events without his express consent. The livid self-acclaimed millionaire, took to his InstaStory to fume about this occurence. He sternly threatened to sue these companies and urged his ever growing followers to inform him should they come across billboards with his image. He wrote; “Incase you spot any bill board with Bandles image, kindly let us know so that legal actions will be taken. Thank You.” The Audio money star has received several ambassadorial deals since he came into the limelight as he has become an influential personalit...
Antonio Brown’s accuser claims he had sex with another woman while she painted in same room, shares messages between them
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Antonio Brown’s accuser claims he had sex with another woman while she painted in same room, shares messages between them

NFL star Antonio Brown has been hit with another allegation of sexual misconduct. An artist who was hired to paint a mural in his home has alleged that the wide receiver had sex with another woman in front of her while she worked. The artist, whose identity is yet to be revealed was previously featured in a Sports Illustrated article about Brown. She claimed the NFL star got naked and hit on her while she was working at his home in 2017. According to her, she declined his advances and felt he was being completely inappropriate. After she went public, Brown allegedly sent her a series of menacing text messages as part of a group chat, instructing associates to look into her personal life. In the chat, Brown included a photo of the artist's children, which she took as a clea...
Dabota Lawson threatens to start calling out people showing off designer bags but owing their workers for 3 months
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Dabota Lawson threatens to start calling out people showing off designer bags but owing their workers for 3 months

Dabota Lawson has threatened to start calling out people showing off designer bags but owing their workers for 3 months. The former beauty Queen noted that she doesn't want to start any drama, but insisted that the owed workers have no other source of income even if their bosses 'pay in kind'. Dabota wrote; Please I don’t want to start drama this new month by calling anyone out . If you can afford to show off big designer bags , Please pay your workers . Maybe your lively hood comes from paying in kind , These people have no other source of income other than their daily effort they put into your business .Biko a word is enough for the wise.
Actress Efia Odo Threatens To ‘Slap’ The Black Stars With A Lawsuit For Emotional Distress
Celebs

Actress Efia Odo Threatens To ‘Slap’ The Black Stars With A Lawsuit For Emotional Distress

The Black Stars of Ghana were ‘professionally’ kicked out on penalties by the Carthage Eagles of Tunisian in the ongoing AFCON 2019. After their loss, popular Ghanaian female radio and television personality, Efia Odo has threatened to slap the management team with a lawsuit. According to Ms Odo in a post as sighted by GhanaCelebrities.Com on her social media handle, the Stars have caused her greater emotional damages so she’s going to sue them. “(Please excuse my insults, they just came out of anger. Please forgive me) Ghana Blackstars I still love you wai, but my heart is broken. Richard Ofori oh you were doing so well. Oh awurade someone hold me?????1h Efia Added: “I’m suing the Ghana black stars for emotional distress. Please, who’s the best lawyer in town that will help m...
The Police Deny Reported Chasing Out Of Herdsmen In Enugu, Threaten Sanction
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The Police Deny Reported Chasing Out Of Herdsmen In Enugu, Threaten Sanction

The Police in Enugu State have described the reported chasing away of some herdsmen from Enugu community as the handiwork of mischief makers, vowing to bring such persons to book. DAILY POST reports that this was contained in a statement issued Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, SP Ebere Amaraizu. A video had surfaced online, with a claim that herders were chased away from Nenwe in Nkanu, Enugu State. But Amaraizu, in the statement, declared that no such incident happened in the State. The statement read: “The Enugu State command of the Nigeria police force wishes to inform members of the public that its attention has been drawn to information in existence that large herd of cows and some herders were escorted peacefully out of nenwe, Aninr...
Police Deny Reported Chasing out of Herdsmen in Enugu, Threaten sanction
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Police Deny Reported Chasing out of Herdsmen in Enugu, Threaten sanction

The Police in Enugu State have described the reported chasing away of some herdsmen from Enugu community as the handiwork of mischief makers, vowing to bring such persons to book. DAILY POST reports that this was contained in a statement issued Saturday by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, SP Ebere Amaraizu. A video had surfaced online, with a claim that herders were chased away from Nenwe in Nkanu, Enugu State. But Amaraizu, n the statement, declared that no such incident happened in the State. The statement read: “The Enugu State command of the Nigeria police force wishes to inform members of the public that its attention has been drawn to information in existence that large herd of cows and some herders were es...
Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row
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Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday, with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported. Zimbabwe Threaten AFCON Pullout Over Wage Row Reports said no agreement was reached with ZIFA offering to pay 5,500 dollars of the 12,500 dollars the players are owed on Friday, but it was rejected amid the threat of a boycott of training until the full amounts were settled. Both parties then threatened to quit the tournament ahead of Sunday’s clash with struggling Democratic Republic of Congo, where victory would give Zimbabwe a strong chance of progressing to the second round. “We were called in and told of the developments about th...
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Actress Tonto Dikeh Calls Out Actors And Music Stars, Threatens To Beat Them Up

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh called out actors and music stars, stating that she’s in a relationship now and she doesn’t want any of them begging her man for money. She wrote @tontolet BLOGGERS YOUR FOOD IS READY ! ! IWILL DISHRACE YOUR FUTURE ! Ik igbonna,Annie,2face(I am sure you understand why you are dragged into this dirt??)),eniola,praise,juju ,TOYIN and co be warned I truly dont want problem!! But I will beat you up,if you can beat me get ready!! #DROPS MIC Signed KING TONTO
Nigerian youths threaten Ruggedman with death for speaking against “Yahoo Yahoo” and “getting Naira Marley arrested”
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Nigerian youths threaten Ruggedman with death for speaking against “Yahoo Yahoo” and “getting Naira Marley arrested”

A number of young Nigerian men have taken to Ruggedman's page to threaten him with death after he spoke out against internet fraud and condemned budding rapper Naira Marley for defending it. Shortly after Naira Marley made a case for internet fraudsters (Yahoo Yahoo boys), he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. But some young Nigerians seem to think Ruggedman is responsible for his arrest and they are now referring to him as a "snitch" and threatening to deal with him if he sets foot in certain places. Some even went as far as wishing death on him and laying curses on his generation. Ruggedman has apologised for the arrest of Naira Marley in a lengthy Instagram post and he got support from a number of his fellow celebrities as they told him he did n...
Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Message to Nigerians
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Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Message to Nigerians

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to remain resolute on love for the nation and work towards building a country during the Easter season. Jonathan said this in a statement, on Thursday in Abuja advising Nigerians not to give up, adding that “Through our faith and collective actions, we will overcome the tempests of violence, misery, and insecurity that threaten our nation.” The statement read: “Easter is a time Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ who offered Himself as a sacrifice for the remission of the sins of the world. Christ’s resurrection as a testimony of the new covenant is the justification for Christians’ commemoration of the triumph of life over death, freedom over bondage and hope over despair, at this tim...

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