April 23, 2014


Madrid seek revenge on holders Bayern

Real Madrid CF will not be short of motivation when they host holders FC Bayern München in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final. If the prize of a first final since 2002 were not enough, they also have the opportunity to avenge their defeat by Bayern in the 2011/12 semi-finals. The presence […]

Police dismiss Boko Haram attack on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

OYO State police command Wednesday dismissed rumour that Boko Haram insurgents attacked and killed nine policemen and 11 civilians on the Lagos Ibadan Expressway. The rumour emanated from the social media, face book that the suspected Boko Haram insurgents numbering 18 were armed with AK 47 rifles, “displaying their skills”. The report further stated, “If […]

Borno women appeal to insurgents to free abducted girls

Maiduguri – A group of concerned women in Borno – BAOBAB for Women Rights – on Wednesday, renewed call on the Boko Haram insurgents to release the remaining of 230 abducted students. The women said the insurgents should unconditionally release the students if they (insurgents) truly believed in God. Prof. Hauwa Biu, the spokesperson for […]

Court frees facebook lover of attempted rape charge

Lagos – An Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday struck out a charge of attempted rape preferred against a 28-year-old facebook lover, Kelvin Suru, for want of evidence. The Magistrate, Mr Akeem Fashola, who struck out the case, chided the prosecution for what he called lack of seriousness and diligent prosecution. He said the […]

113 convicted for road traffic offences in Osun

Mr Muhammed Husaini, the Osun Sector Commander of the  FRSC, said on Wednesday that  113 road traffic offenders were convicted between January and March  in the state. Husaini made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo. He  said the offences committed by the convicts included  failure to use […]

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Assault: Police arraign 6 in Ondo

The police in Ondo State on Wednesday arraigned six men in  an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court over alleged felony and assault. The accused are Thomas Olowoyeye, 75; Felix Omoge, 73; Ayodele Akindemowo, 57; Femi Arogbo, 50; Adegoke Emaye, 48;  and Igbekele Akindemowo, 32. The accused, who had  no fixed addresses and occupations,  were arraigned  on a […]

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SPOTTED! Paul Scholes leaves Carrington after sealing coaching return alongside Ryan Giggs

PAUL SCHOLES has left Manchester United’s training ground after his first day back at the club as a coach.

Meet the world’s first married lesbian threesome…

Lol, wetin person no go hear? Lesbian threesome couple, Doll, Kitten & Brynn, from Massachusetts, who were joined together in a marriage-style ceremony in August 2013, are expecting their first child, UK Daily Mail reports.The world’s only ‘marri…

Dear LIB readers: Should I still marry her?

From a male LIB readerMet my girlfriend five years ago as we both came into university together. We started dating and in our third year she got pregnant which we had to quietly removed because we both were not prepared. Now we are both done wi…

Lupita Nyong’o named People magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has been named People magazine’s Most Beautiful woman 2014. She covers the 25th publication of the magazine.An excited Lupita says its a major compliment; “It was exciting and just a major, major complim…

Another vigilante leader killed in Delta

The leader of a vigilance group, Kpufman Migagan, was shot dead on Monday by gunmen in Otokutu junction, Ughelli-South Local Government Area of Delta. Migagan was killed barely five days after Proper Erhinyojare, the Chairman of Udu Vigilance Group, was killed by yet to be identified assailants at Udu, near Warri. Migagan was the Chairman […]

World Bank approves $250 million credit for water projects in Nigeria

The World Bank said it has approved a credit of 250 million US dollars to help the Nigerian Government continue its efforts to increase access to water supply services. In a statement in Abuja on 21 April, the World Bank’s Communications Associate, Africa Region, Bamidele Oladokun, said the credit facility would also help to improve […]

Fayemi challenge Fayose to public debate

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti and APC gubernatorial candidate in the June 21 election, has dared his PDP counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, to a public debate. Fayemi threw the challenge on Tuesday in Ikoro-Ekiti, said the debate would enable him counter the claims that academic standards have slid since he assumed office four years ago. He […]

David Moyes speaks! The FULL statement from sacked Manchester United manager

DAVID MOYES has broken his silence since being sacked as Manchester United manager.

REVEALED: Severance package for David Moyes could take TWO WEEKS as talks continue

DAVID MOYES is locked in discussions with Manchester United over his severance package.

Deadlock: NFF holds back Keshi’s list

Ahead of the nation’s pre-parations for the World Cup in Brazil, a meeting between the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Technical Committee and Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi ended in a deadlock yesterday. The meeting which lasted for about three hours was attended by Chairman of the football ruling body Alhaji Aminu Maigari, Keshi […]

NFA wants Task Force to oversee Super Eagles World Cup campaign

Abuja – Aminu Maigari, Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), on Tuesday said the association was not averse to a Presidential Task Force (PTF) overseeing Nigeria’s 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign. Maigari told newsmen in Abuja that the introduction of a task force, just as it happened about four years ago, would reduce the […]

Man Utd shares jump 6% after manager Moyes’ sack

NEW YORK  (AFP) – Shares of Manchester United jumped six percent Tuesday after the struggling Premier League giant sacked manager David Moyes just 10 months into the job. Shares of the popular British football team, traded on the New York Stock Exchange, leaped in opening trade and rose to $19.18, before closing at $18.78, their […]

Keshi gives Super Eagles players May 27 deadline for Scotland friendly

Abuja – Stephen Keshi, the Super Eagles’ Head Coach, on Tuesday said players invited for the friendly against Scotland were expected to arrive the team’s camp latest on May 27. The  match against Scotland will take place at the Craven Cottage in Fulham, England on May 28. Keshi said the deadline was given to the […]

Chelsea hold out for Atletico stalemate in Madrid

MADRID  (AFP) – Atletico Madrid and Chelsea will have it all to play for when they meet in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final in London next Wednesday after a 0-0 draw in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon on Tuesday. Chances were far and few between as Chelsea set up to […]