Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Anthony Joshua Set To Lose IBF Title - See Why

Heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua is currently waiting to hear if he could be forced to give up one of his two world heavyweight titles without actually losing it in the ring.

This comes barely a week after deposed champion Wladimir Klitschko hinted at the possibility of activating a rematch clause for later this year that was inserted in the deal.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Paul Pogba On Mecca Pilgrimage, Sends Ramadan Greetings

The world’s most expensive footballer Paul Pogba has posted pictures of himself at the holiest site of Islam, days after helping Manchester United to victory in the Europa League final.

He also issued greetings for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, which began on Saturday.

The Frenchman posted a photo of himself standing in front of the Kaaba, a black cube towards which Muslims turn for their five daily prayers.

I Attracted Stolen Child With N200- Suspect

A 14-year-old Nwanne (not real name) in the custody of the Abia State Police Command has confessed that a lady she met at Alaoji near Aba, identified as Chinemerem Isaiah, gave her N200 to attract and steal a three-year-old for her.

She said she met Isaiah when her father sent her on an errand at Alaoji, where she asked her to call one small girl around for her.

She said, “My daddy sent me to give one aunty something; then on the way, I met this other aunty (Isaiah) and she asked me to bring a child. She did not tell me what she wanted to do with the baby.

Ondo Police Arrest Teachers For Taking Pupils Blood, Fingernails

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two teachers identified as Blessing Omowera and Sola Kalejaye for allegedly using human parts for ritual purpose.

According to the police, the duo allegedly collected the fingernails and blood of the pupils of Heritage Nursery and Primary School, Ondo town, Ondo State.

Messi Gives Enrique Perfect Send-Off

Lionel Messi was inspired as Barcelona beat Alaves to secure the Copa del Rey for the third year running and give coach Luis Enrique a winning send-off.

Enrique is leaving after three years in charge at the Nou Camp.

Full Text Of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s Democracy Day Speech

Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation.
  1. Today marks the second anniversary of our assumption of office. We must thank the Almighty God not only for preserving our lives to celebrate this second anniversary, but for giving us hope, strength and confidence as we faced the challenges of the past two years.

Workers Plead For Ifeanyi Ubah’s Release

Members of staff of Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited, have cried out to the Federal Government to ensure the release of their Chairman, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah.

Ubah is in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS, following his arrest over allegations of economic sabotage and alleged diversion of petroleum products to the tune of N11 billion.

It will be recalled that while a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, where he(Ubah) had challenged his continued detention had ordered the DSS to release him within 48hours, an Abuja High Court also on the same day extended his detention for another 14 days.

Residents Trapped As 3 Storey Building Collapses In Lagos Island This Morning

Reports filtering in from Lagos have it that a 3 storey building under renovation, just collapsed on Daddy Alaja street, Oke-Arin, Lagos Island. The building collapsed about 7:25am this morning.. 
Some residents are believed to have been trapped as emergency officials have arrived the scene.

Court Declares LG-issued Marriage Certificates illegal

A Lagos high court has barred local government areas from issuing marriage certificates on the ground that they lack the constitutional right to do so. According to Punch, the court, in a judgment on May 15, declared the local government unified marriage certificate null and void, saying it was unknown to law and therefore unconstitutional.

Justice I.O. Harrison, the presiding judge, said that the issuance of modified marriage certificate by local government areas contravened Section 24 of the Marriage Act and Item 6, Part 1, 2nd Schedule of the 1999 Constitution as amended, which lists marriage on the exclusive legislative list.

Couple Made To Walk Ontop Guests At Their Wedding Ceremony

Online users have been left bewildered following a viral footage of a couple who were meant to climb on their guests at their wedding ceremony in a bid to showcase their tradition. The wedding guests were made to lay on the ground as the newlywed couple climbed on them - aided by their family members. See photos below; 

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