Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Chukwueze in, Sturridge out? Liverpool's transfer plans this summer

Jurgen Klopp is not expected to spend big on his Reds squad this summer but there could be some significant outgoings at Anfield
How do you improve on this season, then?

Liverpool's campaign could have been perfect. They picked up 97 points in the Premier League and have reached a second successive Champions League final. The Reds will be favourites when they take on Tottenham in Madrid on June 1.

Jurgen Klopp's side will, however, carry some regrets at the fact that they finished second to a rampant Manchester City, having held a commanding lead at the top of the table as recently as January. 

Rivers: Tribunal strikes out LP, PPP’s petition against Wike as parties withdraw case

The Rivers state Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition of the Labour Party and its Candidate, Isaac Wonwu against the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike.

Lead Judge of the Tribunal, Justice G.K Kaigama granted the order following an application by Counsel to the Labour Party, Uche Olewunne who applied for the withdrawal of the petition and that the petition of Wonwu be struck out.

All the lawyers in the matter did not oppose the application of the Labour Party to withdraw from the Tribunal.

Counsel to the Labour Party, Uche Olewunne in an interview with newsmen spoke on the decision of his clients to withdraw their petition.

See Pictures Of Superstars That Attended Patoranking’s Album Listening Party Last Night

Dance-hall singer; Patoranking had an album listening party to his incoming sophomore album, “Wilmer” in Lagos last night to usher in the new project.
The party was graced by some of the Nigerian music industry’s greatest artiste and we know definitely that some of you were not privileged enough to attend the party. But don’t worry as we have decided to bring the party to you with pictures of the superstars that attended the event.
See pictures below;

No Bad Blood! Timaya's Two Babymamas, Barbara & Tama Prove They Have A Good Relationship

Barbara also shared a photo of the 3 kids and thanked everyone for celebrating her daughter. Singer, Enitimi Alfred Odom better known by his stage name, Timaya, is sure keeping his family in peace, as his two baby mamas have shown they have a good relationship.

Barbara, a real estate consultant is the mother of his two daughters, Emma and Grace, while Tama, an interior decorator, is the mother of his son, Emmanuel.

To celebrate his first daughter Emma's birthday yesterday, Tama shared adorable photos of the three kids and wished Emma a happy birthday.

The Basic Life Skills Gabrielle Union Has to Teach Dwyane Wade

It's been just over a month since Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game. However, it looks like the former Miami Heat player is still getting used to retirement. 

"He has no idea what's happening," his wife, Gabrielle Union, told James Corden on Tuesday's episode of The Late Late Show.

In fact, it looks like the athlete is exploring some new terrains.

"He's like, 'What is this place? It's got all kinds of like khaki shorts, and cargo shorts and there's all different colors,'" the actress said. "I'm like, 'That's Old Navy.'"

She also said her spouse recently experienced his first carwash, which he thoroughly enjoyed, and started learning more about everyday commodities, like coupons and the cost of milk.

INEC Withdraws Certificates Of Return Of 2 APC Lawmakers

Two members-elect of Kaduna State House of Assembly have both lost their Certificates of Return after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday withdrew the certificates earlier issued to them.

The affected persons who both belong to the All Progressive Congress (APC) are identified as Haruna Aliyu popularly known as Chakis who represented Kaduna North II (Kawo) and the other is Ibrahim Ismail was the legislator for Kaduna South II (Tudun Wada) constituency.

According to reports, the names of Haruna Aliyu and Ibrahim Ismail who had scored 24 and 35 votes, respectively were sent to INEC as the party’s candidates, instead of the names of Yusuf Salihu and Nasiru Usman who both scored 104 and 49 votes respectively at the party’s primaries held on October 7, 2018.

Margot Robbie slips her incredible bikini body into tight white swimsuit

She has jetted to Cannes for the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's film Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, in which she plays 60s model Sharon Tate. 

And ahead of taking to the red carpet, Margot Robbie soaked up the sun on the beach at Eden Roc on Tuesday.

Showing off her impressive diving skills, the actress, 28, slipped into a white one-shouldered swimsuit which exhibited her incredible bikini body. 

The asymmetric one-piece hugged Margot's slender frame, while the high-rise cut on the bottoms made the most of her tremendous pins and peachy derriere. 

Making the most of the sunny climes, the Suicide Squad star dived into the water, displaying good technique as she hit the sea.  

Margot wasn't afraid to get her softly tumbled tresses wet during her idyllic swim and later dried off in a dove grey towel.  

Billionaire Businessman, Femi Otedola Visits Christian Chukwu In London Hospital (Photo)

Business magnate, Femi Otedola has visited ailing former Super Eagles Captain Christian Chukwu at the Wellington Hospital in London to see how he is doing.
 
Otedola last month offered to foot the medical bills of Chukwu, who is suffering from prostate cancer which has affected his leg. The former Green Eagles captain is said to be in need of $50,000 for an operation.
 
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) posted the photograph of the visit on twitter:
 
It wrote: "@realFemiOtedola visits recuperating former @NGSuperEagles coach, Christian Chukwu at the Wellington Hospital, Circus Road, St John’s Woods London”

'Man City want to keep Sane' - Gundogan dismisses Bayern Munich rumours

While the Bundesliga champions have been linked with a move for the ex-Schalke wideman, his Germany team-mate does not believe it will happen

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has dismissed reports that the Premier League champions are looking to sell Leroy Sane this summer.

Sane has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich after a second half of the season that saw him struggle to hold down a regular starting spot.

The former Schalke winger has started just nine league matches since the turn of the year and was regularly left on the bench for City's biggest matches.

Timaya Celebrates First Daughter On Her Birthday As She Turns 7

Nigerian singer, Timaya has wished his first daughter a happy birthday in the most adorable and loving manner.
The birthday girl, Emmanuela turned 7 today and the proud father took to his Instagram page to share a beautiful picture of her and also called her blessing to him and the world.
He wrote “My EMMANUELA is 7 today. U are a blessing to me and the world. Grow in GRACE my sunshine. Love U”

Okorocha: Group tells INEC what to do about certificate of return

An Igbo socio-political group, Imo Renaissance, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the Imo West senatorial district election as it did in other states with similar circumstances.

A statement issued yesterday by the convener of the group, Chief Donatus Oparadike, said INEC erred to have allowed the election to go on, given the open show of violence and brigandage before, during and after the election in the senatorial district.

The statement reads, “Without prejudice to the case now before the court and the tribunal, we are aghast that INEC did annul the Imo West senatorial election amid overwhelming evidence of violence by agents of the incumbent Governor, Rochas Okorocha, who is also a contestant in the election.

Outgoing Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha Unveils President Buhari Statue In Owerri (PHOTO)

Governor Rochas okorocha of Imo state has unveiled the statue of the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming less 2 weeks to his handover to the New administration.

The president who was scheduled for an official visit to the state on Tuesday 21st had to postpone it because of his trip to Saudi Arabia for lesser Hajj.

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner

Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone who saw her blind audition, which turned all four chairs with "Fields of Gold." 

She chose newbie coach John Legend and continued to be stellar all season long. 

Even if all you saw was last night's performance of her original single "Wait For You," you know why she won. Because she's already a star, basically. 

While the night started with four, Andrew Sevener and Dexter Roberts were eventually named the fourth and third place finishers, and Gyth Rigdon won second. 

FG Reiterates Commitment To Setting Up Research, Innovation Devt Fund

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to setting up research and innovation development fund to promote scientific findings and research for national development.

Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, who stated this on Tuesday in the town hall meeting with the staff of the ministry and agencies under the supervision of the ministry, expressed optimism that once President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the National Council and Innovation Development Fund Bill, consolidated funds would be provided for research and innovation in Nigeria.

He described the Ministry of Science and Technology as the “brain box” of the present administration, assuring that with the setting up of the fund,

Khloe Kardashian flaunts her incredible curves

Khloe Kardashian made sure she was really on-brand when she attended her sister Kylie Jenner's new skincare line launch wearing a very bootilicious ensemble. 

The 34-year-old wore a nude outfit which showed off her flawless skin and matched the pink packaging of the new range. 

Khloe looked incredible as she showed off her curves in her very tight nude strapless catsuit while posing for snaps at the event.

She wore a pair of matching white court shoes by Christian Louboutin and she wore a long pink platinum hairpiece, styled into a ponytail. 

Once inside, Khloe took selfies with her mother and momager Kris Jenner, 63, who also came along to show her support. 

She then walked into a life-size box which was decorated like a magazine cover, which she posed in with her sisters who all wore matching ensembles.

21-year-old Kylie's skincare line comes off the back of her already successful make-up line, which has earned her a place on Forbes's 'youngest self-made billionaire.'

Bishop Oyedepo Reveals What Gift He Gave To God That Made Him To Become Rich

Founder and senior pastor of the Living Faith Church aka Winners chapel, David Oyedepo, has revealed that God swore to make him rich after he gave God a car for the gospel many years ago.
 
Oyedepo has been profiled by Forbes as one of the wealthiest clergymen in the world.
 
Preaching in his church recently, the clergyman said his church now buys buses like loaves of bread because of the car he gave to God many years ago.

"I gave my car to God not to be rich but to spread the gospel and God swore to make me rich…now in one day we bought 87 buses at once, another day we bought 100 buses at once…

Picking Africa’s Dream Team of the season

Which of the continent’s star men have made our 2018-19 dream team?

Ijaw youths make strong demands from Buhari govt

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has demanded the relocation of the headquarters of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to the Niger Delta region without further delay.

Speaking on Tuesday on the final day marking the 21st anniversary of the historic Kaiama Declaration in Bayelsa, IYC President, Pereotubo Owelaemi, also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to also ensure that the country returns to a truly federal system where states control their God-given resources.

He argued that both offices have no business being headquartered in Abuja, describing it as an aberration, which must be corrected.

“Just like NDDC is sited in the region, the ministry and the Amnesty Office can only effectively function once they are relocated to the region. Those offices have no business stationed in Abuja.

Naira Marley Declared Himself Invincible To The EFCC Days Before Arrest || Watch

There is a video on the internet now that many people are pointing fingers at as the main reason that drew the attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to music artistes;Naira Marley.
The video is a cut-out from one of the Instagram Live video he made before he was arrested in which he was seen directly advising people to go into internet fraud (yahoo yahoo) and also to curse the people that feel getting involved in the highly condemnable act is something abominable.
However, the main action in the video that might have attracted the EFCC to the singer’s house in Lekki is the fact that he cursed the EFCC and lambasted them for them being on the tail of the “Yahoo Booys” which many feel is the real reason he is currently facing an organised cruelty in the hands of the anti-graft agency.
Could this video now absolve Ruggedman of having a hand in Naira Marley’s current situation?

"My Boyfriend Farts Badly While F*cking Me” – Lady Reveals As She Seeks For Advise

Relationship expert and Love doctor, Joro Olumofin took to social media to post an email he received from a lady who is complaining about her boyfriend.

According to the lady, her boyfriend farts during love making and it smells like rotten fish.

Read below;

“My boyfriend farts when he is lashing me. Sometime it smells like rotten egg. When he’s about to release he will fart continuously like heavy thunder. Joro I don’t know what to do. Its been 3 months since this started. I don’t get wet again because I know if I get na heavy thunder go follow. Help me Joro.”

CBN Urged To Fast-Track Financing Initiative For Creative Industry

The Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI) has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to expedite action on modalities for the successful takeoff and implementation of its Creative Industries Financing Initiative (CIFI).

The initiative was put in place to benefit Nigerians with skills in the fashion, movie-making and distribution channels, info tech, music, and software engineering.

Bob MajiriOghene Etemiku, CERLSI’s deputy executive director, made the plea after a visit to the CBN office in Benin on Monday, May 20.

He said even though the scheme presented exciting opportunities to Nigerians wishing to take advantage of it, bottlenecks and the political will to see it through was hindering its successful take-off.

Davina McCall, 51, is 'dating her long-term hairdresser pal Michael Douglas, 45'.

Davina McCall has reportedly found new love with longtime pal, Michael Douglas. 

The TV presenter, 51, who divorced her husband Matthew Robertson last year after 17 years of marriage, is said to have moved on to the hairdresser and celebrity stylist, 45 - who she has known for more than 20 years. 

A source told The Sun: 'The romance blossomed from a place of friendship and trust and the couple are just enjoying each other’s company and having a laugh.' 

According to the publication, Davina was also seen getting cosy with Michael at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday: 'Davina especially likes Michael’s sense of humour and kind nature. It’s fairly early days but Davina’s mates think Michael is a good guy.'

Cooking Gas Consumers Will No Longer Own Cylinders - FG

The Federal Government says it is coming up with a policy that would remove the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders from consumers.
 
It has been reported that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, made this disclosure on Tuesday.
 
Speaking at a stakeholders’ forum on LPG penetration in Abuja, Kachikwu said the policy would require that the ownership of the cylinders rests strictly with the dealers and distributors.
 
He said this was part of strategy to deepen the penetration of LPG, also known as cooking gas and address issues of safety.

Insecurity: Fani-Kayode blasts FG for asking Obasanjo to withdraw comments on ‘Islamization, Fulanization of Nigeria’

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted after federal government asked ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to withdraw his recent comments which imputed ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram, ISWAP, terrorism in the country, as well as apologise to Nigerians.

DAILY POST had reported that Obasanjo on Saturday decried the high level of insecurity in Nigeria, stating that the Federal Government alone cannot tackle the menace.

He regretted that both Boko Haram and herdsmen acts of violence were not treated as they should at the beginning.

Finally a worthy Ronaldo replacement? Why Jovic could be the €60m man to save Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane's side need to improve their goalscoring return in 2019-20, but look to have found the natural-born killer they need in attack

In the 2017-18 La Liga season Real Madrid scored 94 goals, but this was down to 63 in 2018-19 as Los Blancos went through multiple managers. Julen Lopetegui, Santiago Solari and finally Zinedine Zidane all attempted to make up that 31-goal void, but could not magic goals out of nothing.

Coincidentally, but also tellingly, 31 was the number of goals Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in during his final league season in Madrid, scoring 26 times and assisting on five more goals.

Teni’s Record Label Boss, Dr Dolor Emotionally Showers Praises On The Singer

Dr Dolor Entertainment CEO; Osadolor Nate Asemota has gushed about singer Teni’s humility, hardwork and talent.
Osadolor who is popularly known as Dr. Dolor in an emotional manner took to his Instagram page to shower accolades on Teni as well as thank everyone who have supported his label and Teni since she came into the Nigerian music industry.
He also took time to appreciate everyone who played roles in making sure Teni got nominated in the BET 2019 awards.

Dino Melaye Releases New Song Mocking Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State (Video)

Senator, Dino Melaye has released a song against the incumbent Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello in preparation for the November governorship election in the state.
Melaye sang the song himself and it is titled” ‘Kogi Koya… Kogi ko Bello.’

The Real Battle That Prince Harry and Prince William Are Busy Fighting Every Day

Damned when they don't, damned when they do.

For the past six years, Prince William and Kate Middletonhave been criticized by traditionalist royal-watchers for not making their children—starting with Prince George, and then followed by Princess Charlotteand Prince Louis—more "available." 

As in, they don't trot their kids out for photographers nearly enough for the liking of those who prefer heartier helpings of royal sightings, especially of George, who's third in line to the throne.

Instead, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been relatively stingy when it comes to sharing those adorable faces with the world, largely waiting for birthdays

Insecurity: Oyetola Threatens To Chase Out Illegal Miners

Worried by the influx of miners chased out of Zamfara into Osun State, Governor, Isiaka Oyetola on Tuesday threatened to chase out all illegal miners operating in the state.

Oyetola who disclosed that security report had indicated that kidnapping and other security challenges the state was facing were as a result of increase of illegal miners operating in the state.

Governor Oyetola warned the miners to expose those behind the criminal activities in the mining areas of the state, stressing that anyone harbouring them would face the music.

He said that his administration had resolved to register all miners operating as one of the panacea to curb criminality in the state.

Acting CJN Dragged To Court Over Alleged Age Falsification

A 46-year-old businessman, Tochi Michael, has dragged the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, before an FCT High Court over alleged age falsification.

In the originating summon with suit No. FCT/HC/BW/CV/79/2019, filed before the court in April, the petitioner alleged that the CJN deliberately falsified his date of birth.

Mr Michael alleged that the CJN falsified his date of birth from December 31, 1950 as contained in all his official records including that of WAEC to December 31, 1953 upon his appointment as a judicial officer.

The petitioner in the originating summon is praying the court to determine whether such act of the CJN does not constitute a criminal act of perjury, falsification and forgery.

Wayne Rooney's fury

Wayne Rooney's brother has been filmed beaming with his arm around Tommy Robinson on a night out. 

Sources said the football star, 33, would be 'furious' after a video emerged of his younger brother Graham, 31, with the far-right activist in a Liverpool pub's toilets.

The footage shows Graham, who started out at the same youth team as his brother but never turned professional, grinning with the former EDL leader. 

A third unidentified man appears on the other side of Robinson and shouts: 'Tommy Robinson's our new sponsor.' 

Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, replies: 'Go on Rooney', but Graham seems unable to speak and just smiles at the camera.

It came after Robinson held a rally speaking to thousands of supporters in a venue in the city which was attended by a heavy police presence.

Friday, 17 May 2019

TX - [Video] Duncan Mighty – “All Belongs To You”

Duncan Mighty presents a new music video titled “All Belongs To You“.
The Port Harcourt 1st son who released “Amaechi Nu Wike” earlier this year to seek for peace and love between the two Rivers giants when the state was about to go haywire announced he will be releasing a video to worship and praise God first this year before any official single.
All Belongs To You” is a track from Duncan Mighty’s 2016 studio album, ‘The Certificate‘.
Watch the video below

A School Teacher, Benjamin Ogba, Remands For Defiling 4 Under-Aged School Girls

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday remanded a school teacher, Benjamin Ogba, who allegedly defiled four school girls under the age of 12.

Ogba, 44, is facing a two-count charge of unlawful carnal knowledge and indecent treatment.

He, however, pleaded not guilty but was denied bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Komolafe remanded Ogba at the Ikoyi Prison pending legal advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

SVU Said Goodbye to Philip Winchester

Another ADA bites the dust. 

The season 20 finale of Law & Order: SVU saw series regular Philip Winchester ascend those courtroom steps for the final time as ADA Stone. 

Winchester joined the cast in season 19 and announced he would be leaving ahead of the historic season 21.

"Sadly for me, Peter Stone and his ‘the facts don't care about you're feelings' attitude will not be returning. 

A huge tip of the hat to my amazing fans and not so big of fans. You ALL make me work harder. Thank you! 

See you on the next adventure," he tweeted after NBC announced the show would return for season 21 making it the longest-running primetime live-action series.

Rocketman's Cannes premiere wows critics with its candid portrayal of Elton John's rise to fame

Rocketman premiered at Cannes on Thursday night, and wowed critics thanks Taron Egerton's performance and the film's candid portrayal of Elton John's rise to fame.

The 'true fantasy' film depicts the musician's rise to fame in the 1970s, and director Dexter Fletcher called it 'Elton’s magical retelling of his own life'.

And early reviews from the biopic's premiere at the French film festival has shown that the film is sure to be an even bigger hit than 2018's Bohemian Rhapsody.

Daily Mail's Brian Viner gushed about the production, as he wrote: 'This is an intoxicating musical, which brilliantly uses Elton’s songs (convincingly sung by Egerton) to convey the thrilling ups and precipitous downs of his life. 

Why I Resigned As President Of NYCN – Ugochinyere

Barr. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), and the national chairman of Action People’s Party (APP), yesterday explained why he decided to resign as the President of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN).

Ugochinyere disclosed that he decided to resign to enable him focus as the National Chairman of his party and spokesperson of CUPP.

He noted that not only has his long absence and foray into opposition politics created a huge vacuum that has led to the emergence of factional leaders and splinter groups, who are destroying the unity of the council, but added that it would be a disservice to the council for him to be in a position where his personal political interests/ affiliations would conflict with the common interest of the generality of Nigerian youths.

Game of Thrones Petition: Over 700, 000 Fans Demand Season 8 Remake

Over 700, 000 fans of the popular television show, ‘Game of Thrones’ have called for a remake of what they termed “a disappointing last season”.
 
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fans are signing a change.org petition titled ‘Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers’.
 
The petition had garnered 736, 080 signatures at the time of this report on Friday, and was gaining more supporters by the second.
 
The petition read, “David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no, source material to fall back on. This series deserves a final season that makes sense.”

Juventus announce Allegri departure at end of season

A failure to win the Champions League after signing Cristiano Ronaldo appears to have cost the coach his job
Juventus have announced that head coach Massimiliano Allegri will leave the club at the end of the 2018-19 season.

The Italian boss' future has been in question since being dumped out of the Champions League at the hands of Ajax, with the Italian champions having been firmly among the favourites to lift the crown.

Indeed, two finals have been reached during Allegri's five-year spell at the club and the arrival or Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer was seen as the final piece of the puzzle required for the Old Lady to go all the way.

Onnoghen: Supreme Court pronounces judgement on Cross River suit against Buhari

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the suit filed by the Cross River State government against the President Muhammadu Buhari Government.

The State Government had filed the case, challenging the suspension and trial of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

DAILY POST had reported that the Cross River State Government led by Governor Ben Ayade, approached the Supreme Court, challenging the six-count charge indicting the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen for non-declaration of assets.

Your Entire Family Will Turn To Prostitute - Fans Blasts Actress Uche Ogbodo Over Her Comment

Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo came out on Instagram to plead with the Nigerian government to legalize prostitution in the country, out of anger a fan gave her a reply she will never forget in her life.

See her post;

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This News is really rather Unsettling for me! ,
I'm Hurt deep down , thinking Of the pain these Prostitutes go through in the hands of the General Public!, This brings me to Ask, "Ain't these Prostitutes HUMANS too? Why do we Derive joy in seeing other people go through Anguish and Pain!