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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Man City Cruise Past Burnley as Run Continues

Man city team
Man city team

Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City's goalscoring record as the Premier League leaders saw off hard-working Burnley 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

The Argentina striker netted his 177th City goal from a controversially-awarded first-half penalty to set City on their way to a club record-equalling 11th successive win in all competitions.

Tagbo’s Brother Speaks on Davido’s Absence at Burial

Late Tagbo
Late Tagbo

Tagbo’s brother, Chigbo has revealed that Nigerian pop artiste, Davido, did not attend the burial ceremony of his friend, Tagbo Umeike on Friday.

Tagbo, allegedly died of alcohol after spending his birthday with Davido and his crew in Lagos.

Adesina’s prize will stimulate interest in agriculture – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the World Food Prize (WFP) award to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, will stimulate people’s interest in agriculture.

Obasanjo disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa state in USA.

Politics: You Can’t Bar Kashamu from Convention, Court Tells PDP

Sen. Buruji Kashamu
Sen. Buruji Kashamu

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from preventing the Chief Makanjola Ogundipe-led South-West Zonal Executive Committee and other delegates from the zone from attending the December 9 elective national convention of the party.

The court also restrained the party, its officers and organs from allowing the Eddy Olafeso-led executive committee from participating in the convention or submitting any list as South-West delegates to the December gathering.

Nigerian man, 56, jailed for $12m tax refund fraud, voter fraud and illegal reentry into the U.S

Kunle Sodipo Williams
Kunle Sodipo Williams

A Nigerian citizen, who resided in St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, voter fraud, and re-entering the United States after having been deported. 

According to documents filed with the court, Kevin Kunlay Williams, a.k.a. Kunlay Sodipo, 56, and others stole public school employees’ IDs from a payroll company and used them to electronically file more than 2,000 fraudulent federal income tax returns seeking more than $12 million in refunds. 

Pastor Oyedepo Celebrates Escapes from Plane Crash

Bishop David Oyedepo
Bishop David Oyedepo

It was praise, worship and thanksgiving to God yesterday at Canaanland, Otta, the headquarters of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (LFCWW) .

The leadership and members of the church came out in large number to thank God for averting a plane crash that would have involved the Presiding Bishop of the Church, Bishop David Oyedepo and his wife.

29-yr-old Nigerian man allegedly stabbed to death by his 21-yr-old fiancée in U.K

Johnny and fiancee
Johnny and fiancee

A 29-year-old Nigerian man identified as Johnny, has died after suffering stab wounds at a residential address in Park Royal. Police were called to Lakeside Drive, near Hanger Lane station, at 2am on Friday to reports of a stabbing. 

They discovered Johnny suffering from stab injuries. London Ambulance Service also rushed to the scene and attempted to treat him but he died at the scene, less than an hour later, at 2.57am. 

VON DG Threatens Goodluck Jonathan - 'Laylow or i will expose you'

Goodluck Jonathan
Goodluck Jonathan

As former president Goodluck Jonathan continues to receive flaks from all angles following his criticism of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu has vowed to expose him if he continues to attack the president.

Okechukwu asked Jonathan Jonathan to quietly retire to any part of the country of his choice and stop challenging the APC and the Buhari government to a public debate.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Man arrested for r*ping his only daughter for 3 years, after pastor’s cover up


Paul Akpederi, a 52-year-old Delta State indigene, who lives on Adegbite Street, Ori-Okuta, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has been arrested for allegedly raping his 15-year-old daughter, Rose, for over three years. 

According to Punchng, Paul started sexually abusing Rose when she was in JSS 3. When the secret got to the knowledge of a teacher, Paul allegedly changed her school. 

FRSC Begins Operation “show Your Licence’’ In Lagos


The Lagos State Sector Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has commenced operation “Show Your Licence’’ across the state to arrest drivers without valid licence and curb road crashes.

Mr Hyginus Omeje, the State Sector commander, said this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Thursday.

M.I drags American rapper, Nas, to court after paying him N18million for a verse


M.I Abaga and his record label, Chocolate City, are suing Queenbridge legend Nas, Pulseng is reporting.

According to the report, M.I and Chocolate City have filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court claiming Nas didn't deliver the verse they wanted.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Nationwide Industrial Action: National Emergency Management Agency Workers Embark on Strike


Staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Thursday embarked on a nationwide indefinite strike.

The industrial action followed directives given to them by the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) in Abuja.

Marburg Virus Outbreak: 1 person confirmed dead in Uganda

Health workers
Health workers wash after drawing a blood specimen

Uganda’s ministry of health confirmed Thursday that one person has died of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a close relative of the Ebola virus. Surveillance teams have deployed to the affected district in the eastern part of the country to contain the outbreak.

Uganda’s Ministry of Health says one of the two suspected cases of Marburg virus disease has been confirmed via laboratory tests conducted by the Uganda Virus Research Institute.

Latest News of Evans The Kidnapper: Evans makes U-turn, changes plea to `not guilty’

Evans and other suspects
Evans and other suspects 

Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, on Thursday made a U-turn as he entered a plea of `not guilty’ as he was re-arraigned on a two-count amended charge of conspiracy and kidnapping at an Ikeja High Court. Evans had at his arraignment on Aug.

30 plead guilty to the charges, while other alleged accomplices — Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, the only female defendant, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor Aduba denied committing the offences. Newsmen report that they were charged with the kidnap of Mr Donatius Duru on Aug. 30.

Remembering Mandela: New memoir launched in South Africa

mandela book
Mandela Book

Nineteen years after former President Nelson Mandela began writing about his years as President of South Africa, his new book  'Dare Not Linger' was launched in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Novelist Mandla Langa worked with Mandela's original manuscript, which he never finished, to complete the book which he had intended as a sequel to his international best-seller 'Long Walk to Freedom.'