April 24, 2014


New Video: Bular – Tonight

Fast rising Afro-pop singer/song writer Bular presents the official video to his single ‘Tonight’. Signed unto Firematic Entertainment Group, the gifted Bular born Anaege Henry Somtochukwu who was nominated in the ‘Best New Act’ category of the 2013 N…

Photos: Ogun state politician allegedly batters wife

Just got this mail from an NGO that deals with domestic violence cases. According to their story, the woman above is the wife of an Ogun-state politician named Bashorun Bayo Awosanya. He allegedly attacked her at their residence in Sagamu on Easter Su…

Real Madrid 1 – Bayern Munich 0: Germans' possession counts for nought as Benzema pounces

REAL MADRID took a step towards the Champions League final by beating Bayern Munich 1-0 in the first leg of the semi-final at the Bernabeu on Wednesday.

Toon track a Forster return

NEWCASTLE United are considering a shock bid to lure Celtic No 1 Fraser Forster back to St James’ Park.

Old Firm to share in Brazil cash

CELTIC and Rangers will land World Cup windfalls thanks to the players they’ll have at this summer’s finals.

Meet captured Fulani herdsmen who confessed to being Boko Haram members

These are the faces of some of the people causing terror in Nigeria. These 17 men you see above are Fulani Herdsmen who were recently captured by the military. They were part of the group that terrorized residents in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara recently. They also took part in the recent killing of hundreds of people and burning of houses in Wukari, Taraba state. After their capture, they confessed to being members of the Boko Haram sect.

The military released the pic above and a statement signed by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade. Find it below…

“A group of terrorists operating under the guise of herdsmen from a camp in the outskirt of Wukari have been arrested, while others died after an attack on military check point at Gindin Dorowa, a suburb of Wukari in Taraba State”. Continue…

Other members of the group were sighted in the course of air surveillance and later trailed to their camp where they engaged the troops in a battle.

The terrorists were clad in the usual pattern of dress of their counterparts operating in Borno and Yobe States”.“One of the apprehended armed men confessed that he had been fighting for the terrorist group in Borno State and was recently brought to Wukari area in furtherance of their mission”.“Assorted arms and ammunition were recovered from them.

Meanwhile, the curfew imposed on Wukari and its environs is expected to be relaxed as normalcy returns to the town. Troops have maintained patrol of the area while a house-to-house search for arms is ongoing”.“In another development, troops on patrol of the Lake Chad Islands have made some arrests”.“Among those arrested was a boat operator who ferries terrorists across the Lake Chad while another confessed to being a supplier of hard drugs to the terrorist groups in the area.

In the meantime, the search for the abducted students of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok is also being intensified”.

EXCLUSIVE: Brum in hunt for Hutchinson

BIRMINGHAM CITY have emerged as frontrunners to sign Motherwell defender Shaun Hutchinson.

Sackings aren't so bad now, says Strachan

The good thing about managing in England – and it’s something that’s come about in the last five or six years – is that it’s not that bad if you are sacked any more

New Video: Burna Boy – Won Da Mo ft D’banj

Official video for ‘Won Da Mo’ by Burnaboy ft D’banj directed by Godfather Productions. Enjoy…

Court sentences woman to 1 year in prison for abducting 2-month-old baby

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced a 20-year- old woman, Maryam Babangida, to one year in prison for abducting a two-month-old baby.  Babangida, who resides at Sabon Angwar, Agaye, Niger State, was charged with one count charge of abduction. The Chief Magistrate, Ms Joyce Kaka, sentenced Babangida after she pleaded guilty to the […]

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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 […]

Oyo police dispel Boko Haram rumour

 The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday in Ibadan urged residents  to desist from spreading false information capable of breaching the peace. The command’s spokesperson, SP Olabisi Okuwobi-Ilobanafor, stated this in a press release issued to dispel the rumour that Boko Haram members had  laid siege to  the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Wednesday. “The story that […]

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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 […]

Enlist Northern youths into the Army to fight Boko Haram-Bozimo

BENIN CITY-FORMER Minister of Police Affairs, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo, Wednesday, admonished the military authorities and the Federal Government to enlist Northern youths who are assisting the military in the fight against Boko Haram into a short term commission in the Army so as to fight the Boko Haram sect effectively. He argued that unlike the […]

Police arraign applicant for cheating businessman of N138,000

The police on Wednesday arraigned an applicant, Wilson Igbo, 38, in a Senior Magistrates’ Court in Life Camp, Abuja, for absconding with N138,000 belonging to a businessman. Igbo, of no fixed address, is charged with two counts of joint act and cheating before Senior Magistrate, Mr Abdulateef Abolaji. The prosecutor, Cpl. Simon Emmanuel, told 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.