Sunday, June 11th, 2017

 

A sacred moment’ – Bolt wins last race in Jamaica

Usain Bolt marks an emotional farewell at a sold-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil. Sir Mo Farah, Shaggy and members of the Jamaican press are quick to celebrate a “sacred moment


French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win the tournament for a 10th time

Spain’s Rafael Nadal made history by winning a record 10th French Open title with victory over Stan Wawrinka in the Paris final. Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title. He becomes the first man or woman in the Open era to have won a Grand Slam tournament 10 times. Wawrinka, 32, was beaten in a major final for the first time after winning his first three. Nadal moves above Pete Sampras on the list of all-time Grand Slam winnersRead More


Gaddafi’s son Saif freed in Libya

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, second son of the late deposed Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been freed from jail under an amnesty law. His father’s preferred successor, he had been held by a militia in the town of Zintan for the past six years. The Abu Bakr al-Siddiq Battalion said he had been released on Friday but he has not been seen in public. It is feared the move could fuel further instability in Libya. His lawyer, Khaled al-Zaidi, confirmed he had been released. He declined to say which cityRead More


Quit notice: Northern youths urge FG to arrest sponsor promptly

A group of youth from the north is up in arms with Professor Ango Abdullahi, spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) for supporting the quit order against the Igbo residing in the north. The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) wants him arrested by the federal government for what it called his reckless and inciting statement. The group, at a press conference in Kaduna yesterday, said that Abdullahi would jump into the next available plane out of the country should there be violence caused by the quit order. PresidentRead More


Aregbesola appoints Ogunjobi as SA on Football Matters

State of Osun Governor, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, has appointed former Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi, as his Special Assistant on Football Matters. Aregbesola noted that Ogunjobi’s appointment was based on merit and the conviction that his wealth of experience and contributions would add value to the efforts of his administration to impact positively on the lives of the people of the state through football. Ogunjobi, who’s the Pillar of Sports in the state, Chairman Osun Football Association and the immediate past Chairman of Osun UnitedRead More


Tiote’s body to be flown home on Wednesday

All logistics have been put in place to  fly Ex-Newcastle United star Cheick Tiote’s body to Ivory Coast  on Wednesday. Tiote  was a devout Muslim. He has two children with his first wife, Madah.[ During his time at Newcastle United, the couple lived in the village of Ponteland in Northumberland, and were married some time before his move to Newcastle. On 29 September 2014, it was reported by the Newcastle Chronicle that Tioté had married a second wife, Laeticia Doukrou, in the capital of the Ivory Coast, Abidjan. The marriageRead More


How Ronaldo has fathered three children from surrogates

On Saturday night, news broke out that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has fathered a set of twins with an unnamed woman . Although the footballer is yet to confirm it, Portuguese outlet, SIC, reports that Ronaldo’s new little boy and little girl, named Mateo and Eva, respectively, came into the world on Thursday. There had been speculation over whether Ronaldo’s current girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez was pregnant, after Ronaldo shared a curious Instagram post. However, she showed no signs of a baby bump, when she joined in the celebrations forRead More


Tim Omotoso, Nigerian pastor accused of child sex abuse in South Africa denied bail

Nigerian pastor, Tim Omotoso, accused of child sex  abuse and human trafficking, has been denied bail by the Magistrate’s Court at Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Omotoso, the televangelist pastor of the Jesus Dominion International church, Durban, has been held in jail since April 20. The court said there is a likelihood he would flee South Africa if granted bail. Magistrate Thandeka Mashiyi made the judgement, and said that the pastor, a Nigerian whose family are all UK nationals, faced a sentence of at least life imprisonment. “His family, wife andRead More


Senior pastor beats landlady to death, angry residents destroy church, discover shrine in Anambra [VIDEO]

The senior pastor of God’s Foundation Life Bible Ministry in Anambra has allegedly beaten his landlady to death. The landlady was said to have demanded her house rent from the pastor who angrily pounced on her, resulting to her death. The self-acclaimed ‘Spiritual man’, was exposed by angry residents of Abata Nsugbe area in the state who destroyed the church only to find his shrine with Charms and other diabolical items. In a video that has gone viral on social media, the diabolical charms and human skulls were displayed whileRead More


I own 4 mansions in Lagos, Ghana, $170,000 watch, $20,000 phones – Billionaire kidnapper, Evans [PHOTOS]

In his confession, the suspect told police investigators he has two houses in highbrow Magodo Estate in Lagos, which he brought for N130 million and N70 million. Evans, who disclosed that he had been in the kidnapping business for 10 years, also confessed to have two four bedroom houses in Ghana. He claimed to have a wristwatch he bought for $170,000 and nine phones, three of which cost $6,000 each. The kidnap kingpin said he sent his wife away when he realised the police were closing in on him. HeRead More