Sunday, 30 September 2018

Nigerian Coach Collapses After Being Punched By Player During Match (Photos)

An ugly incident was recorded today in Nigeria’s lower division, NNL, after a coach was allegedly punched by a player during match today.
It was gathered that the Shooting Stars coach, Agoye Edith Olumide, was allegedly hit in the head by an Akwa Starlets player, goalkeeper Franklin Akwari, after the 0-0 result in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
The coach was reportedly left unconscious for some minutes before he was revived by the medics.
It was also alleged that the referees were dealt with by the players, officials and pocket of the fans, after the match.
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See What A Slay Queen Did After Being Promised iPhone X In Ogun State (Photos)

The things people do just to get what they want. A Nigerian lady has got herself trending online for the wrong reason after going to extra lengths just to get herself an iPhone X which was falsely promised to her by some guys in Sagamu area of Ogun state.
According to the Facebook user who posted the report, the slay queen was promised an iPhone X by some unidentified guys in the hood. The luxury phone was promised to her on one condition, that she will take drugs with them.
In multiple videos trending online, the lady who wanted the phone badly, can be seen taking some hard substances and also displaying her breasts in public before she later fell asleep after getting high.
Despite knowing that she was being filmed, the lady didn’t mind as she set her sight on the “reward” which was NOT given to her after everything, according to the poster.
The videos which went viral online – have sparked different reactions from Nigerian internet users – with some blasting the lady for selling herself so cheap just for a phone while others criticised the guys for “compelling” the lady to do so and taking advantage of her.
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Man Beaten To Pulp After Being Caught Robbing At An ATM (Photo)

A suspected criminal got more than he bargained for after he was caught trying to rob an old couple.
According to reports, the suspect attacked the couple while withdrawing money at an ATM in Soweto area in South Africa before he was caught and beaten mercilessly by the community.
The man who was stripped naked – was soon rushed to the hospital where he was treated.
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Security Guard Allegedly Runs Mad After Overdosing In Lagos (Photo)

There was confusion among residents after a security guard reportedly ran mad temporarily , on Thursday, in Lekki, Lagos, after allegedly overdosing on tramadol and other hard drugs.
According to reports, it got to a point that he started harassing the residents of the area and he had to be tied up before being handed over to the police.
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Shock As Bricklayer Finds $144,000 Fake Dollars Hidden Inside Uncompleted Building

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Maiduguri Command, has recovered counterfeit currencies, amounting to 144,000 US dollars in an uncompleted building at Shagari low-cost Housing Estate in Borno State.
One Bukar Goni, a 40-year-old bricklayer, found the counterfeit notes on September 16 this year, and reported to the command.
The Commandant of the Corps, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Friday in Maiduguri.
According to him, the personnel of the command went to the building and recovered the fake notes.
“Preliminary investigation by our personnel revealed that the notes have the same serial number.
“Also, some of Bureau-de-Change operators in the state, said they noticed the fake currency in circulation some months ago.
“We have put our men and other sister agencies on notice of the trend.
“We believe they are trying to bring in this fake currency to destabilise the economy of the state and defraud unsuspected persons,” he said.
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OMG: Husband Kills Wife And Kills Himself In Ibadan

Shocking family tragedy. A Ghanaian farmer, Bonga Augustus, on Thursday in Baba Ijebu Village, Akanran, Ona Ara council area of Ibadan, Oyo State, killed his wife and himself with an axe.
It was gathered that Augustus, said to be in his 60s, also used the axe to inflict serious injuries on his wife’s daughter.
The man was said to have killed his wife, Margaret, a native of Benue State, on Thursday after a misunderstanding.
A man, who lives within the community and pleaded anonymity, said the couple seemed to enjoy cordial relationship with no sign of friction between them.
He said:-
“They were hard working couple who looked good living together. From what we knew, they did not always quarrel. People knew them as a happy couple in the community. But in the middle of the night, we were awoken by a scream from the couple’s room. By the time we were able to intervene, he had used an axe to injure his wife.
“We could not help her because he threatened to attack us with the axe. The woman’s intestine protruded. When the stepdaughter moved close to the man, he also stabbed her with the axe. She was injured in the face and spinal cord.
“A little while after, the woman died. We prevented the husband from running away. Knowing that he had been overpowered, he ripped his stomach open with the axe. He was taken to the Akanran Police Station where he died. The stepdaughter was later taken to a hospital for treatment.”
It was learnt that the injured stepdaughter, a 16-year-old girl, is preparing for her final secondary school examination.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed the incident, saying investigation had already begun to unravel what led to the tragedy.
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“Am So F*cking Horny” – Cossy Orjiakor Laments

Actress Cossy Orjiakor is out once again with one of her controversial post as she takes to her IG to disclose she is ‘horny’.
Cosy, as seen above, was in a night gown gave her location to anyone interested, she made it clear her public service announcement wasn’t for men who kiss and tell.
She wrote:-
“Am so f*cking horny tonight….am at Slay lekki 1,….where are u… Hope ur not lousy just chop and clean mouth. if u talk! ama do all ya friends. Hmmmm #mood #tonight”
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Linda Ikeji, President Buhari, Davido Top Google Nigeria Search List For The Last 10 Years

Guess who made the list of Nigerians who have topped Google Nigeria search since 2008?
As part of celebrations for their 20th anniversary, Google released the list of top 10 prominent Nigerians who have topped the Google search list for the past decade and Linda Ikeji, President Buhari, Davido and others made the cut.
According to the Country Manager for Nigeria Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, search is a very different product from what it was in 1998. Far from simply being a way to find information, it has become a crucial social and economic tool.
This is especially true in Africa, where it has proven invaluable in helping people find jobs, start businesses, and even save money” she said.
See the full list below:-
  1. Linda Ikeji
  2. Wizkid
  3. Olamide
  4. Muhammadu Buhari
  5. Davido
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo
  7. Lionel Messi
  8. Rihanna
  9. Nicki Minaj
  10. Phyno
Source: LindaIkeji’s Blog
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“Being A Nigerian Is So Hard And Literally Difficult” – Singer Simi Laments

Nigerian singer simi who is regarded to have one of the best female voices in the Nigerian music industry is among the list of celebrities who are happy with the current state of the country.
The “Joromi” crooner who is a big fan of pictures and loves to strike sultry poses for the camera says, most times, when she just encounters as little as a pothole, she becomes exhausted and frustrated.
Sharing a tweet on her page, Simi says she’s exasperated most people want the power but do not want the responsibility that comes with it.
She wrote:-
I try very often not to say or think it too much, but being a Nigerian is so hard. It’s literally difficult. Lately, sometimes all I need to see is one pothole and I’m just exhausted. And my frustration is mostly that everyone wants the power, no one wants the responsibility
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How Husband And Wife Were Rescued After Plane Crashed Into A Wire (Photos)

A mountain guide rescued a husband and wife left dangling 100ft when their plane crashed into a zip wire. Peter and Mary Gaddin were on their first flight carrying out an anti-rhino poaching patrol for a game reserve in South Africa when they slammed into the steel cable.
The high wing Bat Hawk aircraft was swinging and rocking in the increasingly strong winds and was hanging just by its propeller.
A rescue from above could not be executed, as the wash from the rotors would dislodge the aircraft, so mountain and rescue officer Rob Thomas decided to reach the couple by travelling down the zip wire.
Rob, 51, joked: “I volunteered as the dope on a rope to try and get them out and spoke to Peter on the radio and told him that I was coming down and just to not panic and stay totally still.
“I had no idea why the plane had not fallen to the ground but when I got there I saw that by a remarkable twist of luck the cable had been hooked under a large nut beneath the propeller.
“I was terrified the movements I was making may dislodge the aircraft because the wind had got up and I was being buffeted about so I just had to wait for the wind to die down to carry on.
“I got the door to the cockpit open and the pilot was nearest me with his wife on the far side and they both had their safety harnesses on and were lying on their backs in rocket launch position.
“I think it is fair to say they were terrified as they has spent many many hours facing upwards as their plane was buffeted by the winds wondering if the next gust could be their very last one.
“It was also very hot with the temperature outside being in the high 30 degrees and they were inside a cockpit and were suffering from dehydration and were obviously very distressed.”
Rob said the pilot asked for his wife to be rescued first – but it was not safe, so she was left dangling while he took them down one-by-one.
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Saturday, 29 September 2018

RIP!! Kwara House Of Reps Member, Funke Adedoyin Dies

Kwara House of Reps member, Funke Adedoyin is dead A member of the House of Representatives representing Irepodun Isin/ Ekiti /Oke Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State, Ms. Funke Adedoyin, is dead.
It was gathered that she died in a hospital in Abuja on Friday.
A source close to the family said that the deceased had a cancer operation about two years ago, while she had been in and out of the country for medical attention since then.
It was further learnt that she had undergone further treatment abroad for cancer.
A sister to the late lawmaker, Mrs. Omolola Olobayo confirmed the death of her sister to Punch in a telephone interview.
Olobayo who is a former Chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Kwara and Kogi chapter said her sister died in an Abuja hospital after returning from treatment abroad.
Ms Adedoyin was a daughter of Nigerian industrialist Samuel Adedoyin.
She was appointed as health minister by former President Olusegun Obasanjo during his first term between 1999-2003.
The deceased was among All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers who defected to the PDP.
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See The Highly Rated Serie A Star Man United Are Planning To Spend £60m To Sign (Photo)

Manchester United are reportedly preparing to make a £60million offer for Inter Milan defender, Milan ┼ákriniar.
United manager, Jose Mourinho was insistent on signing a new centre-back in the summer, but failed to land any of his top transfer targets, which included Atletico Madrid’s Diego, Leicester City’s Harry Maguire and Tottenham Hotspur’s Toby Alderweireld.
According to Italian outlet, Calciomercato, the Red Devils are ready to sign the Slovakia international in the January transfer window.
┼ákriniar has 19 international caps for his country’s national team.
The 23-year-old made six appearances in all competitions so far this season for Inter.
He joined the San Siro club last July after signing a five-year contract following his transfer from Sampdoria.
Škriniar has scored four goals in 46 games in all competitions for the Italian giants.
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“Masturbate Twice Before Making Any Costly Promise For A Woman” – Hushpuppi

Nigerian Gucci master “hushpuppi” took to his insta-story to share a “Million Dollar Advice” for his male followers.
According to hush: men should masturbate twice before making any costly promise for a woman.
What do you think about this?
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82 Year Old Man Gets Life Sentence For Raping 8-Year-Old Kid

An elderly man of 82 years of age got a life imprison sentence for defiling an eight-year-old girl, and that is actually good for the society.
Festus Chemoite Mandu, 82, pleaded guilty of sexually abusing a schoolgirl in Kakamega County.
While appearing before Eldoret Chief Magistrate Charles Obulutsa, Mr Mandu said he would not contest the defilement charges.
The man was accused of luring the minor to his house when she was heading home from school on Thursday and defiled her.
The girl was rescued by neighbours who heard her screaming inside Mr Mandu’s house.
Before sentencing him, the magistrate warned Mr Mandu of the consequences of the offence he had confessed.
“The sentence of the offence you have admitted is life imprisonment, do you still confess?” asked the magistrate.
Mr Mandu responded: “It is true. I committed the said offence as a result of the work of the devil who lied to me. ”
The convict has been given 14 days to appeal.
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BREAKING NEWS!! Davido Is Invited To Perform At APC “Gboyega Oyetola’s” Thanksgiving Party – Should He Accept?

The Osun Rerun Election was conducted yesterday 27th September 2018 and the Independence Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the All Progressive Congress (APC) Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the Governorship Election.
The Governor-Elect Gboyega Oyetola defeated his close opponent Davido’s Uncle Ademola Adelekeand President Buhari’s Media Aide Johannes Tobitook to his Twitter handle to invite Davido to perform at the Governor-Elect Thanksgiving party.
See Tweet Below:-

Do You Think Davido Should Accept Or Reject The Offer?

NOTE:- We heard from close source that they are willing to pay him if he accepts.
Let’s hear from you all.
Drop your comment,
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Presidential Team Visits Injured NAF Pilot After Plane Crash In Abuja (Photos)

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.
Garba Shehu and others are pictured commiserating at the Defence Intelligent Agency (DIA) Hospital in Abuja with an injured pilot of the Air Force fighter jet which crashed on Katampe hill earlier today.
The pilot is said to be responding to treatment.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of the Air Force officer, Sqn Ldr Baba Ari that died at the final rehearsal for the 58th Independence Anniversary.
The President who said that he was saddened by the tragedy also wished the two officers that survived in the crash quick recovery.
Already the remains of the dead officer will be buried today (Friday) about 5:30 pm as the family members including the father and wife have visited his corpse.
Already the remains of the dead officer will be buried today (Friday) about 5:30 pm as the family members including the father and wife have visited his corpse.
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Friday, 28 September 2018

TRAGIC NEWS!! Flood Kills 2 Teenagers In Delta

Flood ravaged Infant Jesus area of Asaba, Delta State, on Wednesday night killing two teenagers identified as Martins and Chioma.
It was gathered that the two childhood friends lived in the same neighborhood, where their parents also lived for over ten years before their birth.
The flood, which reportedly swept away properties worth millions of naira, was said to swept Martins and Chioma into gutter where they drowned, and gave up the ghost even before they were taken to the hospital.
Investigation revealed that Infant Jesus area, among others, was worst hit during the latest flood menace in Asaba and its environs leaving sacked residents to suffer untold hardship.
Although the state government had relocated many of the flood victims to various IDPs camps within Asaba and beyond, the situation at Infant Jesus area has been very pathetic as most of the residents, who spoke to DAILY POST on condition of anonymity, described the camps as “disasters” adding that they cannot stay in where there are no security men to protect them.
But the state Commissioner for Special Duties, who also is the Chairman of IDPs camps, Barr Earnest Ogwezzy dispelled as untrue the claim by the displaced persons that there was no security for them.
Ogwezzy, who spoke to journalists on Thursday in Asaba, said: “Delta State government has provided for the flood victims including adequate security network. If there are casualties, it means it is as a result of disobedience. It’s unfortunate that some residents have refused to vacate flood prone areas, and whatsoever happened to them, they are on their own.”
Given an account of the flooding, a resident, Philip Osigwe said, “our rooms have been taken over by flood, the water is just coming out from the ground, and our properties destroyed”.
It was further gathered that the rampaging water was about 100 meters away from the victims’ apartments when they were going to the school in the morning, but in less than seven hours later, when they returned from school, their apartments had been totally submerged.
It was in an attempt to join others in moving out that Martins and Chioma were reportedly swept into the drainage, and subsequently gave up the ghost.
As at the time of this report, sorrows and tears have rented the entire Infant Jesus area, especially the houses of the victims as both parents refused to speak to journalists.
The Delta State government had in the past few weeks been warning residents of flood-prone areas to vacate and move into the IDPs camps, but its warnings seemingly fell on deaf ears, as many of the affected residents alleged that the IDPs camps are too messy for them to stay in
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Independence Day: Federal Government Declares Oct. 1 Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 1, as a public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th Independence Day.
The announcement was made in a statement issued by the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Thursday in Abuja.
The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Mohammed Umar.
Dambazau, who congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary, urged them to sustain President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts at maintaining and strengthening the unity and peace of the country.
He emphasized the government’s commitment to promoting national unity, economic growth, social and political development based on democratic principles.
The minister added that in the past 58 years, Nigeria had made a lot of progress and positive impact not only on the lives of its citizens but also in terms of
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‘It’s Not By Force To Buy Designer Bags And Shoes’ – Funke Akindele Issues Candid Words To Fans

Veteran Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele, has issued some really candid words to her fans on social media.
One of Nigeria’s most respected actresses, Funke Akindele has asked her fans to desist from competing with other people on social media.
According to her, everyone should be true to themselves.
It is no longer news that on a daily basis, many people on social media, especially celebrities, show off their wealth and luxury possessions for others to see. Some of these possessions include designer bags and shoes as well as expensive cars and clothes.
This, of course, gets the better of the majority of poorer people who may want to go out of their ways to “live up” to the trend and thus live above their means by buying designer bags and shoes they cannot afford.
However, Funke, in a new post she made on Instagram, advised her fans to stop comparing their lives with those who post shiny things on social media, but instead focus on improving themselves.
Below is how she put her advice:

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#OsunDecides2018; Three Men Arrested For Allegedly Carrying Charms (Photos)

It was reported that some residents were forced to lay on the ground by security operatives in Osun state.
According to reports, the three suspects were apprehended for allegedly carrying charms and banned substances to a polling unit during the rerun election in Osun State.
The suspects were forced to lay on the ground while being searched by the security agents.
Another man, a resident of the street where the polling units are situated in Osogbo, was dragged and teargassed.
He was allegedly taking pictures from his balcony.
Earlier, the police arrested a man perceived to be obstructing the voting process at a polling unit in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
Meanwhile, report has it that there was commotion at Unit 17, Ward 5 in Osogbo where a rerun election is taking place. Everything was calm until about 11.50am when gunshots rang out.
The sounds came from behind a building near the polling unit. But a policeman said the gunshots came from across the road.
It started with what sounded like fireworks. As more shots rang out, voters on queue, electoral observers and journalists scampered for safety.
The Police shot into the air in response and everyone around took cover under roofs and behind buildings.The Police said they were on the alert and that the shots may have been fired by thugs trying to gain access to the unit.
The electoral officers have resumed the polling process and voters have returned to the queues.

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Man Sentenced To Life Imprisonment, See What He Did (Photo)

A man has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years after being found guilty of stabbing to death another man at a supported living hostel where they both resided. Steven Thwaites, 62, was found guilty following a trial at Blackfriars Crown Court London on Wednesday, 26 September.
He was subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years. The victim, 60-year-old Vincent Douglas (05.10.57) was stabbed to death in December 2017. Police were called on 1 December following reports of a male suffering from stab injuries.
Officers attended and discovered Vincent in the garden of the address. Officers immediately began to administer first aid prior to the arrival of colleagues from the London Ambulance Service.
Despite subsequent efforts from paramedics, Vincent was pronounced dead at the scene and a crime scene was established.
A post-mortem examination held on 2 December at Greenwich Mortuary gave cause of death as a stab wound to the abdomen. Vincent had also received stab injuries to the liver, face, and hands.
As officers spoke to residents at the scene, Thwaites claimed Vincent had inflicted the wounds himself but gave differing accounts of where he had seen him, first claiming he had been on the ground floor but later stating Vincent had been on the top floor.
Thwaites then claimed he had taken the knife Vincent allegedly used to inflict his injuries and washed it before placing it in a drawer in his kitchen.
CCTV enquiries subsequently showed Vincent going downstairs from his room with a head injury; he was then captured with a stab wound to his abdomen visible before he went outside the building, pursued by Thwaites who was armed with a knife.
Thwaites required hospital treatment for laceration injuries to his hands that he claimed were as a result of taking the knife from Vincent.
He was arrested on suspicion of murder upon discharge from hospital. During interviews he again gave differing accounts to police of what had happened. He was subsequently charged with murder.
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See The US Female Secret Service Agent Protecting President Buhari In New York (Photos)

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, is currently in New York for the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, 2018.
On arrival to the country, the president was assigned a US female secret service agent to protect him throughout his stay (as it has been during his previous visits).
The US secret service agent compliments the work of the president’s security aides whose duty is also to protect their leader.
The United States has the responsibility under international law to protect visiting foreign dignitaries. There is an equally serious obligation to protect foreign missions in Washington, New York, and other cities in the United States.
Unlike some other nations that use a single protective force, visiting foreign dignitaries/diplomats and foreign missions in the United States are protected by a wide variety of local, state, and federal organizations.
Traveling foreign dignitaries are usually protected by the Secret Service or Department of State.

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“Probe Your Wife For N2.5 Billion ADC Scandal” – PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe his wife, Aisha, over the N2.5 billion scandal linked to her ADC.
Sani Baba-Inna, Aisha’s aide, was accused of using the first lady’s name to collect money from unsuspecting associates and government officials.
The PDP, through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan yesterday said the scandal has vindicated the stand of the opposition party that Buhari “presides over a government of corruption”.
Ologbondiyan said the ADC should be tried in an open court and be allowed to defend himself.
The statement read:-
“PDP challenges President Muhammadu Buhari to show his zero tolerance for corruption by allowing for an open inquest into the N2.5 billion scandal, in which the first lady, Aisha Buhari, has already been entangled; instead of the spirited effort by the presidency to suppress a matter that is already in public domain”.
“It is instructive to note that the first lady has already admitted that her detained security aide defrauded ‘unsuspecting associates and officials’, a position which inadvertently exposes the attempt by the Police to conceal the matter.
“The PDP and indeed Nigerians have always pointed to the very expensive lifestyle and personal effects, including posh jewelries, daily paraded by close relatives of Mr. President, thus belying gimmicks and stunts of the first family being saintly and pro-poor.
“Also, there have been allegations of acquisitions of sprawling and choice property in Nigeria and other countries by persons close to the president.
“Since the first lady, in her statement, confessed that her security aide defrauded ‘unsuspecting associates and officials’, the PDP demands that the aide be promptly docked in an open court and given the opportunity to defend himself and expose his accomplices in the alleged fraud.
“It is common knowledge that aides of former presidents and those of former first ladies are currently facing trial in open court over similar allegations and this should not be an exception. The PDP, however, hopes that the detained aide will not be ‘escorted’ out of the country to prevent him from opening up, as was the case of disgraced former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun.
“Moreover, the PDP invites Nigerians to note that the presidency has suddenly gone dumb on a N2.5 billion fraud under its roof. Does this not amount to admittance of complicity by the Buhari presidency, which is becoming notorious as a den of certificate forgers and persons of questionable character.
“The PDP therefore holds that since issues have been joined and high profile personalities in the presidency… it hopes this matter will not be swept under the carpet.”
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Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Just One Match In Champions League After Red Card

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo will be punished for only one game, and this will allow the player face Manchester United in the Champions League.
The Portuguese international came to know on Thursday the result of the appeal of the punishment, imposed by Juventus to UEFA, after the Italian club considered unfair the red card to CR7, which saw reduced the punishment of two for a suspended game, according to the Disciplinary Committee of the governing body of European football.
In the return to Spain, the country that he left after the transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus, Ronaldo played, on 19 September, only the first 29 minutes of the Group H match of the Champions League which the Italian team won by 2-0, having been expelled for alleged aggression to an opponent, the Colombian Murillo, with the result still in ‘white’.
Ronaldo will miss the home game against the Swiss Young Boys on 2 October, but returns to action at Old Trafford against Manchester United (23 October), in which it is a return to the English stadium.
On what happened in Valencia, the repetitive images show that the red card was unfair and, in the absence of video-referee in the Champions League, CR7 was even forced to leave the match.
Ronaldo left the pitch in tears, leaving Juventus reduced to 10 players with this expulsion, Cristiano Ronaldo increased to 11 the number of times he had to leave the pitch sooner than expected throughout his career.
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Osun Rerun: Voters Without White Handkerchief Stopped From Voting (Photos)

As seen on twitter.
Thugs screening voters before they are allowed to visit polling units. Anyone without a white handkerchief distributed to members of a major party yesterday are beaten and sent back, while their #PVCs are confiscated

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Aso Rock Driver Attempts Suicide Over ‘Poor’ Salary

A 34-year-old driver at the State House Villa, Sunday Offre has been rescued dangling on a tree when he attempted to commit suicide, Daily Trust reports.
Offre who hails from Cross River state is on Grade Level 3 with a monthly salary of N25,000. He joined the service of the State House in 2009, Daily Trust reports.
Workers at the State House told Daily Trust that the driver, who is a father of two, was found in a bush in Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), dangling on a tree.
Daily Trust reports that the suicide attempt which happened penultimate Monday has become topic of discussion at the State House.
One of the workers said the driver was rescued when his wife saw the suicide note on the table when she returned home. “It was the wife that saved the whole thing. When she saw the suicide note on the table, she raised alarm that attracted their neighbours,” he said.
He said the wife and their neighbours embarked on spirited search across their environs. “They saw him dangling on the tree in a bush in their neighborhood. When he was found, they thought he has passed on. It was while they were conveying him to the mortuary that he moved his hand,” he said.
It was gathered that the driver lamented poor remuneration in the suicide note. Daily Trust reports that the driver was revived at the State House Clinic, as he was said to be unconscious for days.
When our correspondent visited the Clinic yesterday, Offre’s colleagues said he has been discharged last weekend. In a phone interview, Offre blamed devil for the suicide attempt.
“ It is what I can’t explain honestly. They said I attempted suicide. I can’t explain how it happened but they said I tried to hang myself at the bush in Kubwa. I live in Kubwa,” he said.
Asked why he attempted suicide, he said it was the work of devil, “ I can’t really say what happened.” On the suicide note, he said, “ they said I wrote it but I cannot remember. I can’t even remember the content of the suicide note.
“It is what I can’t just explain. The car issue has been addressed before this thing happened. But it is because of difficulties. I only depend on my salary which is about N25,000. Permanent Secretary visited me in the hospital and advised me not to try such a thing again,” he said.
Contacted, the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Mr. Jalal Arabi who confirmed the report said he visited the driver at the hospital.
He said the driver regretted his action and he advised him not repeat such a thing again. On the poor remuneration, he said there was nothing the state house could do, saying “it is a federal issue.”
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2.5bn Fraud: DSS Releases Aisha Buhari’s Security Aide

The Department of State Services, DSS, has released Sani Baba-Inna, the Aide-de-Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha.
Baba-Inna was arrested for allegedly collecting N2.5billion in cash gifts on behalf of the wife of the President but kept the sum to himself.
However, on Thursday, Baba-Inna’s elder brother, Farouq Baba-Inna, confirmed the release of the ADC, SaharaReporters reports.
“He has just been released and I am on my way to see him,” he said.
Aisha had earlier ordered the Police to retrieve the money, and publicly asked persons who may have given money to Baba-Inna to demand same from him.
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