Wednesday 3 August 2016

Roma makes Mohamed Salah move permanent

Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has completed a permanent move to Serie A side Roma.

Having joined the Stamford Bridge outfit from Basel in 2014, Salah spent time on loan at Fiorentina before joining Roma on a season-long loan last year, scoring 14 goals in 34 appearances.

Manchester City Sign Jesus

Manchester City have completed the signing of Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras.

The Premier League side had been chasing the 19-year-old for some time, though Barcelona were also interested in signing him.

Jesus has signed a contract which will last until 2021, but he will remain with Palmeiras until the end of this year, teaming up with Pep Guardiola's charges in January 2017.

Don't Blame NFF For U23 Team Travel Problems - Pinnick

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has absolved the board of any blame following the inability of the U-23 Eagles to travel to Brazil in time for the the Olympics.

Samson Siasia's charges were expected to travel to Rio for the football event of the games on Monday but have been stranded in Atlanta, United States of America where they have been training ahead of the competition.

I became Head of State by accident - Gowon

Former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon says he became Head of State 31 years ago by accident of history without nursing the ambition.

Gowon stated this when Deputy Chairman of Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen. Shehu Sani, paid him a courtesy call in Abuja on Wednesday.

Gowon was reacting to calls by some Nigerians for the reduction of age limit to 30 years to contest for presidential position in the country.

Turkish FA fires 94 referees, other officials

Turkey’s football authorities have fired 94 officials including referees in the wake of the July 15 coup that tried to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the football federation said on Tuesday.
“Our federation deemed it necessary to dismiss 94 people, including regional and nationally-ranked referees and assistant referees, regional refereeing committee members and national and regional observers,” the Turkish Football Federation said in a statement.

Unbelievable! Father Takes His Daughter Swimming With Crocodile (PHOTO)

Incredible photos show the moment a wildlife photographer took his daughter swimming with crocodiles in Cuba.

Alexa Frink, 23, can be seen just inches from the reptile’s open jaw as she swam in Jardines De La Reina.

Her 67-year-old father, Stephen Frink, took the pictures of her swimming next to the eight-foot-long reptile, who weighed about 200 lbs.

Frink said his daughter has been travelling with her Florida-based parents on dive assignments since she was three months old. 

Boko Haram terrorist voluntarily surrender, says tired of fighting for no just cause

Boko Haram terrorist, Mr Lawal Aboi, has surrendered to the Nigerian Army, after saying he became tired of fighting.

The terrorist who was intercepted along Damboa-Bale road by troops of the Nigerian Army said he was already on his way to voluntarily surrender to the troops in Damboa because he was tired of fighting for no just cause.

How we shared N23b Diezani poll cash - Sen. Nenadi Usman

More trouble has continued to come the way of the Director of Finance of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign Organisation, Senator Esther Nenadi Usman, over the role she played in the disbursement of huge public cash to state chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Northeast ahead of the poll.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Wednesday, subjected Mrs. Usman to many hours of grilling, demanding to know from her, how the N23 billion, which the former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke, made available to her to disburse to PDP faithful to influence the outcome of the 2015 presidential election in favour of its presidential candidate, was shared.

PHOTOS | Kylie Jenner disables her Instagram comments section as the site is set to make public new tool to tackle trolls

Instagram users will soon be able to remove unwanted opinions from their accounts. On July 29, Washington Post revealed that Instagram was planning to unveil a new tool to block abusive comments to combat the issue.

Users of the app will be able to filter their own comment streams/ban certain words from showing up beside their photos and if they wish, completely turn off comments on their own posts. The new tool will first be implemented on some popular accounts, followed by all accounts within a few months.

SHOCKING | Robbery suspect reveals that bank staff gives them info when customers withdraw huge sum

The surviving member of an armed robbery gang that attacked a police constable on Monday, in Idimu area of Lagos, revealed that a staff of the bank gave them information about the victim, who was shot on the jaw and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital.

The three-man robbery gang arrived the bank in motorcycles, shot the customer as he was leaving the banking hall and snatched his money. However, in their attempt to flee, two were shot dead by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, who were on patrol while the surviving suspect identified as Jafar Ismail was arrested.

I have made so many mistakes and hurt God so much... - Tonto Dikeh

The proud mum of one shared this photo on her Instagram page and wrote:
"My WCW goes to me,I am so inspired by Myself.Seeing how much God Loves me,Is truly amazing..I have made so many Mistakes and Hurt him so much but HE loves and Cares for me Regardless... I AM A STRONG ONE.".

Usain Bolt's ex-girlfriend Megan Edwards goes nude for a photo shoot ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics (PHOTOS)

Just two days before the start of Rio 2016 Olympics, 26-year-old Megan Edwards who found fame as Usain bolt's girlfriend, showed off her toned body as she stripped in a photo shoot for a freelance photographer, Stephen Douglas Rasmussen. 

Los Angeles Bar uses Caitlyn Jenner's trans photos to differentiate between their bathrooms

Caitlyn Jenner's pictures before and after the transition are being used in a new bar in West L.A known as 'Nickel Bar', to guide men and women to the right bathroom.

The bar opted out on using the regular traditional "men's" or "women's" sign, they instead used a guide of one person with 2 identities and Caitlyn is just perfect. The pictures which were obtained by TMZ shows a guide that greets gents with the famous Bruce Jenner Wheaties pic, and ladies with the big Caitlyn Jenner "Vanity Fair" reveal.

"The god that denied me a Nigerian husband is merciless" - Siyanda Mohutsiwa

Siyanda Mohutsiwa, a Botswana-based writer posted some interesting tweets today. Sharing quotes from some popular Nigerian songs, Siyanda joked about her desire to marry a Nigerian man. 

Obama commutes prison sentences of 214 individuals

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 214 individuals on Wednesday, the most grants of clemency in a single day since at least 1900, the White House said.

Obama has now granted a total of 562 commutations during his presidency, it said.


Rob Kardashian allegedly place Blac Chyna under check

It seems Rob Kardashian got his pregnant baby mama, Blac Chyna in check by dangling her reality TV career in the balance. Read more below ...

via Radar Online
...to make Kardashian money, you have to play by the Kardashian rules! Blac Chyna found that out the hard way.

Police IG visits Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode (PHOTOS)

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, today paid a visit to the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode over the recent militant attacks in some parts of the state. 

"I can marry someone who can not cook" - Banky W

In an advertorial on the upcoming episode of Ebony Life TV's Moments Nigeria, singer Banky W said he doesn't mind doing the cooking in his marriage because he loves cooking ... he said:
"I cook. My wife doesn't need to know how to cook. I actually enjoy it."

Four Types of People That are Most Likely to Cheat In a Relation

People with these four tell-tale personality traits are more like to cheat in a relationship. According to Dailystar, people who fall in this group are easy to compromise.

Whether it’s men of a certain age or women with less loose change, here’s how to catch a cheater.

1. People with Many Social media fans

If they can’t keep off Twitter or are forever scrolling through Facebook then they’re more likely to play away.

Keep an eye on how much your partner is posting on social media, because it could spell the end of your relationship.

Nick Cannon gets his hairdo by new girlfriend, Chili (photo)

There were rumors sometime last month that Nick Cannon and TLC's Chili were dating. It now looks like they don't mind people knowing about their love for one another. This photo of Chili and another woman braiding Nick's hair and helping him get ready for 'America's Got Talent was shared online yesterday

In Calabar | Notorious Armed robbery body found with multiple machete cuts (PHOTO)

The body of a notorious kingpin identified as one Papa Morino Monday, was found along Parliamentary Extension Calabar, Cross River State.

The body reportedly had machete cuts and stab wounds. His legs were tied with ropes and around his neck hung car tyres which seem to indicate that he was set ablaze.

According to Cross River Watch, Morino was until his death, a member of a dreaded armed robbery gang that has been terrorizing the neighborhood for a long time.

House of Representative Member abducted in Kaduna State

A House of Representatives Member representing Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency Katsina, Sani Bello has been kidnapped. Police in Katsina confirmed that Bello was abducted alongside his aide at Goburawa village, Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State on his way to the farm. The incident was also confirmed by a twitter user Hadi Sirika, from same constituency as Sani Bello.

Rebranding! Suya Seller now wears Suit and Tie (PHOTOS)

The trend of dressing corporately to do menial jobs in Nigeria and some parts of Africa seems to be on the increase as sole proprietors have been branding and packaging their businesses to maximize profits.

EFCC Post Mockery Photos of Treasury Looters on Facebook

One of the anti-graft agencies in Nigeria, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has undertaken a re-orientation of the general public about the celebration of treasury looters while the petty thieves are administered jungle justice.

In the second cartoon picture, the character representing a politician/public office holder could be seen flaunting his loot publicly and being hailed by the deprieved people.

Disturbing Photos | Two Suspected Criminals Burnt by FUTO Students in Owerri (Photos)

Two suspected miscreants have been lynched at the Federal University of Technology in Owerri, Imo State during a failed criminal operation.

According to an eyewitness, the event took place at Umuchima area around Laffarge in Owerri as three robbers stormed the students-populated zone to rob them of their belongings.

Hot, Hot! Serena Williams puts her endowed assets on display (PHOTOS)

Superstar tennis player, Serena Williams took to Snapchat to show off her incredible and s*xy body by posting photos of her boobs and bum.

Faces of Dreaded Boko Haram Terrorist captured by Nigeria Troops (PHOTOS)

A top and deadly Boko Haram member who has been killing many people have finally been captured by the Nigerian Army. 

On Tuesday 2nd August 2016, at about 8.30am, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE with assistance from Vigilantes on routine checks, identified and arrested a high-profile suspected Boko Haram terrorist, Mohammed Mohammed Zauro at Sabon Gari, Damboa Local Government Area, Borno State.

SHOCKING | Nigeria Singer, Patoranking Arrested In Uganda (See Why)

According to reports by RedPepper Uganda, Nigerian Singer, Patrick Nnaemeka Okoriebetter known by his stage name 'Patoranking', was Yesterday afternoon arrested at Entebbe International Airport for failure to adhere to check in rules. “He failed to adhere to check-in rules and above all he had not secured his entry visa,” said the source who was at the Airport yesterday.

"My Wife is a Devil, Everyone Calls Her Witch" - Prophet tells court

A man Mr Akinyemi Ilesanmi, has dragged his wife to court. According to him, his wife, Comfort, has given him the toughest moments of his life.

However, an Agege Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday reconciled the whose 10-year-old marriage was on the brink of collapse.

According to The Punch, Akinyemi, who claimed to be a prophet, had instituted a divorce suit on June 20, on the ground that his wife was a ‘witch’.

OMG! Woman Stabs Husband To Death For Coming Home Late And Drunk (PHOTO)

A Kenyan woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her husband to death for arriving home late and drunk.

Ann Mbaithe (pictured left) was accused of stabbing her husband, Daniel Githuka, 30, in the chest and killing him, after he returned home in the early hours of Saturday, July 30 in Tinganga village, Kiambu town.

The deceased's mother Elizabeth Wanjiku said he worked at a neighbouring school and usually returned at about 10pm. She said the couple had been married for five years and had no problems. The had one child aged four and a half.

Press Release | CBN Blocks Money Transfers Into Nigeria From Almost All International Transfer Operators

In a statement by Isaac Okoroafor, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications, of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the apex bank has blocked money transfers into Nigeria from almost all the illegal International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs).

Father Drowns His 3-month-old Daughter after dispute with Baby's Mama (Photos)

A man has been arrested after he allegedly drowned his 3-month-old son in a pond after fighting with the son's mother.

MTO reports that 25 year-old Sean A. Flowers Jr. was taken into custody on Saturday after he reportedly held his son underwater, in what police say was a deliberate murder. There were witnesses to the killing who told police exactly what happened.

National Assembly confirms Ataba as New Clerk

The National Assembly has confirmed Ataba Sani-Omolori as the new Clerk. His appointment by the National Assembly Service Commission takes effect from August 15, 2016.

Goodluck Jonathan reveals What He Discussed with President Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was to brief him (Buhari) on his recent international appointment and future engagements.

Jonathan refused to answer a question on the ongoing anti-corruption war of the present administration which has led to the investigation and prosecution of many of his aides.

PDP Releases Names of National Convention Committee Members (See Full List)

The Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by Ahmed Makarfi, on Tuesday, publish the list of members that constitute the party’s National Convention Committee.

Despite a court ruling which declared the Caretaker Committee illegal, the Makarfi- led faction of the party reiterated that it will go ahead with its national convention slated for August 17 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Makarfi – led faction in a statement by its secretary, Sen Ben Obi, said the August 17 national convention of the party will hold as slated.

PHOTO | Woman Arrested For Using Rented Twins To Beg On The Streets Of Lagos

A woman, Mrs. Adiza Umoru, was arrested for using rented twins to beg on the streets of Lagos. Umoru’s arrest came barely a week after three women were arrested by the officials of the state Ministry of Youth and Social Development for using rented babies to beg for alms. This was as the Commissioner for Youth and social Development , Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, yesterday urged the residents to stop giving alms to beggars especially those with babies, so as to discourage the begging. Umoru, who was caught using twins for begging at Costain area of Lagos, claimed that her younger sister, Aminat, was the biological mother of the babies.

UPDATES | Nigeria Troops crash vandals Stronghold at Arepo

Nigeria armed Forces and other security operatives have smashed the defence of the bloodthirsty vandals at Arepo to destroy their strongholds. after a five days severe aerial attack by the Nigerian Airforce.

Findings have revealed that the Special Boat Service of the Nigerian Navy undertook the ground assault against the vandals by 3pm on Tuesday.

It was gathered by our source that the SBS operatives met little or no resistance as they fired their way into the heart of the vandals’ empire where several innocent security men were killed and buried.

FLASH | GEJ having a Closed door meeting with Buhari

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday afternoon met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.

Jonathan arrived in a Range Rover sport utility vehicle a few minutes to 2pm, shortly after Buhari finished presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Villa.

So Sad! Fresh Graduate of Imo State University, Shot Dead By Cutists In Broad Daylight (Very Graphic Photos)

There was pandemonium earlier yesterday after a young man was shot dead at the Imo State University, IMSU, Owerri, by suspected cultists.

The police in Imo state have confirmed the identity of a fresh graduate of Imo state University, Owerri, IMSU, who was murdered in his cold blood by fleeing gunmen mid-Tuesday.

Say What! Heartbroken Man Hospitalised After Waiting For Ten Good Days In Chinese Airport For Online Girlfriend

A Dutch man who flew to China to meet a woman he met online has had to be treated in hospital for exhaustion after waiting at the airport for 10 days. Alexander Peter Cirk, 41, refused to leave Changsha Huanghua International airport in Hunan after his online girlfriend, known as Zhang, failed to turn up.

Mr. Cirk was eventually taken to the hospital suffering from physical exhaustion, according to Hunan TV. He told the channel he had met Ms. Zhang through a messaging app two months before and that they had planned for him to visit her.

OMG! Three Confirm dead in a Popular School as 'Evil Spirits' Wreak Havoc

About four people have died in the space of two weeks at a school with many speculating that it is the work of an evil spirit. This followed the mysterious death of three members of staff and one pupil in a space of two weeks with many of the staff and pupils left in perpetual fear.

H-Metro reports that the deaths of Muza Clever (bursar), Chenesai Magadzire (senior teacher), Blessing Mahlungise (student teacher) and a pupil has left the Glen View 1 community stunned with some speculating that ‘evil spirits’ were at play.

Yes I'm Gay! Very Gay! - Nollywood Actor, Ifeanyi Dike make Shocking Revelation

Popular Nollywood actor and writer, Ifeanyi Dike Jr, who started his career on television as Tokunbo 'Titan' Akinjobi on popular M-Net's series, 'Tinsel', is in the middle of a shocking controversy over claims of gay announcement which appeared on his social media.

Tiwa Savage slay in matching pink dashiki and shoe

The singer shared the photo on her Instagram Page ... She is currently in the US for her Red Album Tour

President Buhari's Economic Team Turns to Experts over Dwindling Economy

The fate of the naira which is the lifeline of Nigerian economy has constituted serious worries on the current economic team which has aroused questions of the capability of the team to fix the recurrent problems that have caused hardship in the country.

The present administration’s Economic Management Team on Tuesday held what it called a consultative forum with a team of economic and financial experts across the country, according to the Punch.

The meeting was meant to enable the team which consists of government officials only to engage experts on how to address the challenges facing the country’s economy which is currently in recession.

A Somersaulted Car Accident Leaves Many Injured (See Photos)

A serious road accident has left many people injured after a Golf car with registration GWN 905 AA crashed and somersaulted along an express road at Danmarke Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Tuesday.

It was gathered that no life was lost during the incident but many of the passengers were seriously injured.

SHOCKING video of a Navy Officer insulting a Senior Ranking Officer for Given Her Orders

This shocking and embarrassing video have been going around on Facebook ... In the video, you could see a Female Navy Officer raining abuse on his Senior colleagues for sending her on a task that she claim will take her life. She even told the Senior that she will take off her uniform and give it to is "Oga" wife and see if he will let her go and die.

According to Martins Adejo who shared the video, he captioned it with:

#Arepo | Nigerian Ground Forces Penetrate Ogun Creeks

Six days after the Nigerian military intensified its fight against militants and pipeline vandals within Arepo and Ikorodu, the ground forces yesterday successfully penetrated the Ishawo creeks, destroying several camps.

The Ishawo creek has been identified as hideout for suspected militants and kidnappers, who have been terrorising Lagos and Ogun states through the waterways.

... Again Fulani Herdsmen Attack Three Communities in Kaduna State Killing 11

Gun men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have invaded three villages in Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State killing eleven people and injuring many others, including women.

Eyewitnesses reported that Gida Biyu, Akwa’a and Anguwan Anjo villages were attacked by the invaders who set several houses on fire in the process.

The incident took place around 6am on Monday, setting several houses ablaze and leaving six men and three women dead. Two other men were slain in Angwam Anjo.

Serious Commotion in Adamawa Community as Herdsmen Attack Leaves No Less Than 30 dead

People of Adamawa State who brought out the corpses of the slain members of the community from the bush have said the recovery of 8 bodies had raised the death toll from the Fulani attacks to 30. 

Following the discovery of eight more corpses, the death toll from the latest Fulani herdsmen attacks on Kodomun community which started on Friday in Adamawa State, has hit 30, as the state Police Commissioner, Mohammed Ghazzali has been criticised over his comment and handling of the situation.

SHOCKING | 21-year-old Man Arrested For Attempting To Behead His Friend For Rituals

A 21-year-old man is currently in Police custody in Tema, Ghana for attempting to behead his friend for rituals. Charles Ashitey, also known as Zaga was arrested by some residents of Tema Newtown after his attempt to behead his 19-year-old friend, Daniel Norteye, failed.

According to the Police, on 31st July 2016, Norteye was tired after a dance rehearsal and decided to spend the night in the room of the suspect.