Wednesday 23 November 2016

Celtic 0 FC Barcelona 2: Leo Messi brace fires Blaugrana to round of 16 (Watch Highlights)

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona won 2-0 at Celtic to seal qualification for the Champions League last 16 as Group C winners. 

Barca's victory in Glasgow coupled with Manchester City's draw against Borussia Monchengladbach means they cannot be caught with a game still to play.

The visitors made five changes after their poor draw against Malaga last time out, with Messi returning from illness and strike partner Luis Suarez back following suspension.

Arsenal 2 PSG 2: Alex Iwobi's own goal denies Gunners three points (Watch Highlights)

The unfortunate Alex Iwobi saw a late Lucas Moura shot deflect off him and into the net to give Paris Saint-Germain a share of the points in a bad-tempered 2-2 draw against Arsenal. 

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Morocco walks out of Arab-Africa summit, other Arab countries follow suit in support

9 Arab countries, including Morocco, have pulled out from the 4th Arab-African Summit in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), in protest against the participation of the so-called Desert Polisario separatist delegation.

The countries that withdrew from the summit in solidarity with Morocco are Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Jordan, Yemen and Somalia.

Others are also expected to follow suit according to Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Beautiful photos of billionaire Folorunsho Alakija‘s Iranian daughter-in-law

One of Nigeria's richest women, Folorunsho Alakija's son, Folarin, got married to his beautiful Iranian bride, Naza, in a lavish ceremony in Lagos this past weekend. MUA Joyce Jacob shared this stunning new photo.

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OMG! Guys, Read why you should stop kissing an unknown girl at the club

Someone shared the story on instablog9ja ... He titled it, Guys, pls stop kissing girls in the club. PLS JUST STOP IT. Read above

Aww! Little girl excited to return to school for the first time after Boko Haram attack

The photo is 5-year-old Zarah Mohammed, who is excited about starting school for the first time. She and her family are originally from Marte in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, but they fled their village when it came under attack. Zarah is now enrolled in a UNICEF-supported school at the Muna Garage Camp for the displaced in the Borno state capital Maiduguri.

Hillary Clinton's popular votes lead passes the 2 million mark

Hillary Clinton's margin in the popular vote against President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed 2 million, furthering the record for a candidate who lost in the Electoral College.

Thanks to votes still being counted in California and other western areas, Clinton's vote advantage hit the 2 million mark on Wednesday morning, according to Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report.

As of mid-day, Wednesday, Wasserman's spreadsheet had Clinton at 64,225,863 votes to Trump's 62,210,612.

Breaking! Trump nominates conservative activist Betsy DeVos as education secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has named Betsy DeVos, a conservative activist and billionaire philanthropist who has pushed forcefully for private school voucher programs nationwide, as his nominee for education secretary, according to a person close to DeVos.

Academic activities suspended at YABATECH after hostel fire outbreak

Following the unfortunate fire incident at the Bakassi Hostel, at the Yaba College of Technology, Yabatech, early Wednesday morning, the Management has suspended all academic activities till further notice.

A statement by Dr. Charles Oni, Yabatech spokesman said: “By this notice, all examinations and lectures, especially scheduled for today (Wednesday) have been put on hold while the College attends to the exigency.

FIFA gives Lazio November 29 deadline to pay Onazi

FIFA has told Lazio that they must pay Ogenyi Onazi all outstanding salaries on or before November 29, or face further sanctions.

The Super Eagles midfielder left the Italian club for Trabzonspor in Turkey last summer, but they have failed to pay him for the final two months of his contract.

MMM Nigeria: 10 Things Every Nigerian Should Know

It is no longer news, MMM Nigeria is the new 'bride' in town - a new pyramid marketing scheme in that is spreading like wildfire. 

There is hardly anywhere you go to these days that you won't hear people talk about it – either telling stories of how the ponzi scheme has turned their lives around, or how they've just got to know it, and are planning to pour in their savings into it. You may even run into the promoters at a restaurant, coffee shops, lecture rooms, offices – who are readily available to bring you into the fold.

MMM Nigeria: 10 Things Every Nigerian Should Know

It is no longer news, MMM Nigeria is the new 'bride' in town - a new pyramid marketing scheme in that is spreading like wildfire. 

There is hardly anywhere you go to these days that you won't hear people talk about it – either telling stories of how the ponzi scheme has turned their lives around, or how they've just got to know it, and are planning to pour in their savings into it. You may even run into the promoters at a restaurant, coffee shops, lecture rooms, offices – who are readily available to bring you into the fold.

Junaid Mohammed: Buhari’s government shameless for talking about 2019

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has kicked against a recent comment from the Presidency that Nigerians will rally behind the President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, stressing that, “It is very unfortunate and shameless that a government that is yet to do anything is already talking of 2019.”

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Monday, gave an indication that his principal may be seeking a second term in office when he vehemently dismissed comments by a former member of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Alhaji Buba Galadima, that the people of Nigeria would abandon the President should he choose to seek re-election.

Lol... Guys don't deny your birth month, so pick yours!

Lol! don't ask me what's my birthday month

Ellen DeGeneres tear up as President Barack Obama honours her (Photos)

Ellen DeGeneres couldn't hold back the tears as she was honoured by US President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday.

The chat show host joined a star-studded guest list in Washington, where they were presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Nwankwo Kanu My Childhood Hero - Ahmed Musa

Super Eagles and Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa has described legendary Nwankwo Kanu as his childhood football hero.

Musa revealed this in a short video interview posted on the English Premier League official twitter handle on Tuesday.

Donald Trump pick South Carolina Gov Nikki Haley as UN ambassador

US President-elect Donald Trump has announced South Carolina Governor,  Nikki Haley, as UN ambassador.

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OMG! Househelp clones employer’s credit card, shops for goods worth N328,000

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 23-year-old housekeeper, Henry Iruma-Egana, who allegedly stole his employer’s credit card to purchase goods online.

The Magistrate, Mrs F.O. Ikobayo, remanded the housekeeper pending ruling his bail application.

She adjourned the case to November 30 for the ruling.

Donald Trump says He will build a fence, rather than a wall

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has softened his initial immigration threat to build a wall along the United States border line with Mexico.

Speaking with New York Times on Tuesday, Trump said he might have to build a fence, rather than a wall, in some areas of the U.S.- Mexican border to stop illegal immigration.

This is contrary to one of his signature campaign promises on immigration where he promised to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico.

Watching too much TV can make men infertile

For many couples who are trying to achieve pregnancy, the solution might lie in watching less TV and spending more time, not necessarily on the bed, but in physical activities!

Researchers at the University Department of Growth and Reproduction, University of Copenhagen, have said that men who spend five or more hours watching TV daily risk 29 percent lower sperm concentration and 34 percent lower sperm count than men who don’t watch any TV.

#OndoDecides: Jegede speaks on victory at Appeal Court

The candidate of the Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has dedicated his victory at the Court of Appeal to the good people of Ondo state.

Eyitayo Jegede will now be the candidate of the Peoples Democratic party in the November 26, 2016 gubernatorial election in the state.

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Obasanjo tells Buhari: “Stop complaining, clean our mess"

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has come after President Muhammadu Buhari for lamenting over mess created by previous administrations, saying he was elected to clean the mess.

Obasanjo remained one of his staunchest supporters, visiting him repeatedly and publicly defending most of his actions.

Ondo State Governor, Mimiko promotes 2,212 Ondo worker

Governor Olusegun Mimiko has promoted 2, 212 civil servants in 2016.

Chairman of the state Civil Service Commission, Dr Afolabi Adewakun made the disclosure in Akure on Wednesday while briefing workers on the promotion exercise carried out during the year.
“Governor Olusegun Mimiko has always prioritised the welfare of workers.

Court sacks Jimoh Ibrahim, reinstates Jegede as Ondo PDP candidate

The Court of Appeal has sacked Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

The court, therefore, ordered that Mr. Ibrahim be replaced with Eyitayo Jegede, who belongs to the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the party.

President Buhari to present 2017 budget Dec 1

The 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper sent to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari for legislative approval narrowly escaped being rejected again at the Senate on Wednesday.

The upper chamber of the National Assembly condemned the projections of the proposal in the document as unrealistic, even though it said the Presidency had set December 1 for the presentation of the 2017 Appropriation Bill to the legislature.

Lagos State cancels monthly environmental sanitation exercise

The Lagos State Government has cancelled the monthly environmental sanitation exercise held every last Saturday of the month.

The cancellation followed a resolution arrived at in Wednesday’s Executive Council meeting which approved the need for a review of the environmental laws and procedures in the state in order to meet the present day challenges and to promote a clean and healthy.

The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, in a statement said the cancellation of the monthly exercise became necessary due to present economic realities in the country.

Maheeda defends her 'nudist' lifestyle then Cossy Ojiakor slips in to advise her

Self-professed goddess of X, Caroline Sam aka Maheeda celebrated her birthday yesterday and she shared her rather pathetic and touching rags to riches story. Click here if you missed.  However, not everyone was impressed by the story. One of such people sent her the message below, advising her to quit her lifestyle.

Wow! Man finds $3.7 million worth of gold in an inherited house

A French man is elated after discovering the house he inherited from a deceased relative in Normandy was used to hide $3.7 million dollars' worth of gold.

It was when the home’s new owner began to move around furniture that he uncovered the stash, a box of coins attached to the underside of an item of furniture.

Police find the body of '7-year-old' phone thief burnt to death in a Lagos canal

The Lagos State Police Command has located the charred remains of a robbery suspect who was burnt to death by a mob in the Orile area of the state.

The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, said the suspect was believed to be between 20 and 25 years old, and not a seven-year-old boy lynched over garri, which went viral on the social media.

Owoseni, who noted that the lynching occurred around 4pm penultimate Saturday, said the police had contacted an emergency agency of the state government to remove the corpse.

Kanye West feels he's under 'spiritual attack' following hospitalisation

Kanye West reportedly believes he is “under spiritual attack” following his hospitalisation for exhaustion on Monday, November 21.

The 39-year-old rapper was advised by his doctor to seek medical help for “exhaustion” which has been brought on by all the strains in his life currently.

SHOCKING! Man's penis relocates to his knees after sleeping with someone's wife (Photos)

According to Tuko, an unidentified man said to have slept with a Luo man’s wife is begging for forgiveness after he penis moved to his knee.

The adulterous woman's husband is believed said to have laced his wife with the jazz so that when she cheats, her partner will suffer a terrible fate.

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Checkout this pregnancy photo shoot that has got everyone talking ...

TV personality Natalie Nunn announced her pregnancy with a photoshoot that has left people wondering. She decided to share the joyous news by stripping bum naked in a series of daring photos.

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OMG! See what is happening inside a Nigerian gym (Photo)

Lol, this photos has been trending online. They say this happened a popular Gym in Nigeria. Do you see anything wrong?

Woman left in total shock after given birth ... See reason (Photos)

A mum-of-two got the shock of her life when she discovered she’d given birth to a baby boy – having spent her pregnancy believing it was a girl. Kim Guiley, from California, shared a hilarious snap of her and partner Travis which perfectly summed up their wide-eyed surprise – and joy – on her Instagram page.

The brilliant moment was captured by birth photographer Susannah Gill Photographic Storytelling – and Kim admitted she “can’t stop laughing” at it.

Aliko Dangote Set To Begin In-country Coal Mining, Ends Importation

Dangote Cement Industries has said it will commence the mining and sourcing of coal for its cement production within Nigeria in the next two and half months, thus putting an end to its importation of the mineral from foreign sources.

Speaking at the 46th Annual General Meeting and conference of the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) at the weekend in Abuja, the Group Managing Director of Dangote Cements, Mr. Edwin Devakumar said the company has concluded on this and will go ahead with it.

Kenya | Gunmen Attack Secondary School During Final Year Examinations

Two gunmen attacked a school in North Eastern Kenya, Wajir and opened fire on candidates sitting for their final high school examination. It was a few minutes into the history examination when the attackers opened fire, leading the students sitting for the exam to bolt for safety. Fortunately no one was injured in the attack.

Wow! See latest photos of the guy who was flown abroad to be treated for tumor on his neck

Check out these dapper photos of Paul Arisa, the young man that had a tumor on his neck and was flown abroad for treatment.... The 27-year-old man who suffered from Hodgkin's Lymphoma (cancer of the lymphatic system), was treated at a private hospital in India courtesy of well meaning Nigerians.

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Moments some Girls gang attack fellow teenager beat her mercilessly (Photos)

A brutal footage has emerged of the shocking moment a gang of girls attacked a teenager on a train station platform. The footage shows the group of girls repeatedly punching their victim in the head until she falls to the ground. 

Not intent on stopping their savage assault there, the young women were also seen kicking the girl as she curls up in a ball in a futile attempt to defend herself.

Oh dear! Moments Colonel bursts into tears before being assassinated by ISIS shooter (Graphic Photos)

Islamic State has released chilling video game-style footage of the assassination of a Yemeni colonel, who was gunned down by masked killers. Airport security Col. Abd Al-Rahim Al-Dale'i was executed by ISIS militants as he climbed into a car in war-torn Aden, a port city in the south of Yemen.

Although no group initially claimed responsibility, Islamic State later released the first person footage of the callous attack.

Nigeria Now Third Among World's Poorest Countries

Nigeria has been named the third nation with the poorest people in the world, according to an annual global wealth report compiled by the Swiss bank, Credit Suisse. The nation came third with 35 million Nigerians classified among the poorest people in the world, after China's 72 million while India tops the list with 246 million people.

Nigerian man rejects this MASSIVE gift offered to him in US Mall (Photos)

A Nigerian man based in the United States, appeared to have been offered this huge 'pet' python as a gift during his visit to a shopping mall. The man who rejected the gift wrote; Not every gift is worth being accepted, please keep your pet, not interested.

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Late Gov Audu’s Son Says His Father’s Shoe Too Big For Me

One year after the death of the first civilian governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, his first son, Mohammed on Tuesday said the shoes left by his father were too big for him to step into. He also dispelled the rumour that there was a crack in the political family left behind by Audu, saying all this that believed in the former governor were still intact. 

Mohammed, who spoke during the one year remembrance prayer for his father held at his country home in Ogonicha, Ofu local government area of Kogi State, said it had been difficult managing the members of the political family after the demise of his father.

 He however said he was learning the rope faster and would continue to sustain the values and ideals for which his father was known.

Amazing! Chinese soldiers build their own transformers from spare parts (Photos)

Inspired by the incredibly popular Transformers film franchise, a group of soldiers from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) created their own version of the courageous and selfless character Optimus Prime. Taking just a month to build, the project was initiated to stimulate the soldiers' interest in car maintenance during their training. This Optimus Prime was built entirely from spare parts.

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Oh! Photos of LAWMA Sweeper Rescued After Being Knocked Down By A Jeep

A LAWMA sweeper was rescued after being hit by car while discharging her duty. The worker bled profusely from head injury sustained before being rescued by officers of the Rapid Response Squad. The case has been handed over to Ikeja Police Division.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Disguise To Go Outing With Pretty Girlfriend In Portugal. Photos

Cristiano Ronaldo puts on a smitten display with stunning new girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez as he pays an incognito visit to Disneyland Paris. The Real Madrid star was given a hero’s welcome after returning to his native Portugal for a triumphant Champions League tie against former club Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday evening.

Borno State | Court Martial Jails Soldier For Stealing Bullets, Demotes Three Others

A military general court martial in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for unauthorized possession of live ammunitions outside his assigned duty post. The court also ruled that three officers would not be promoted for periods ranging from 18 months to two years for unprofessional conduct in the frontline.

The court martial, headed by Olusegun Adeniyi, a Brigadier General, tried Private Mcdonald Chukwu on a two-count charge after he was caught at a bus station with 89 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunitions inside his travelling bag.

Lol ... When You Groom is The Minister Of Agriculture

Hilarious! Have you ever wonder what happens when you marry a Minister of Agriculture? Take a look at the photo above

Photos: Conjoined Twins Born In Gaza With Two Heads And One Body

These adorable pictures show conjoined twins with two heads and one body fighting for life in an incubator at a hospital in Gaza.The tots were born on Tuesday November 22, and are the first conjoined babies recorded for many years in the Palestine city.

Born at al-Shifa Hospital in Ma'an at 11am, the babies have two heads, two hearts, two lungs, two spines and two hands and legs, but only one chest and one stomach.

Borno State | Boko Haram Group Razes Down Another Chibok Village (Photos)

Boko Haram terrorists have completely burnt down houses and looted foodstuffs with hundreds of people displaced in last weekend attack of Thlaimaklama village in Chibok Local government area of Borno state.

Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, Mr Yaga Yarkawa, has lamented on the renewed attacks perpetrated by Boko haram terrorists, insisting that with recent attacks on Thlaimaklama village over the weekend which has forced hundreds of people displaced after burning down houses and looting of foodstuff and livestock, Chibok is now under Boko Haram siege.