Thursday , 25 August 2016


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Man shot by a policeman after reporting robbery at his home

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A black American woman in Indianapolis in a working class neighborhood was on her way out on a Tuesday morning when her car was stolen right in front of her house.  She ran back to her house to tell her husband who immediately put a call through the police to …

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Death Toll In Italy Earthquake Rises To 120

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At least 120 people have been killed and 368 injured in an earthquake that hit a mountainous area of central Italy, PM Matteo Renzi has said. The magnitude-6.2 quake struck at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome, not far from Perugia. Eighty-six of the dead were in …

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City Beat Steaua 1-0 In Return Leg

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Joe Hart marked his first start of the season, and possibly his last for Manchester City, with a clean sheet as Pep Guardiola’s side advanced to the Champions League group stage. Keeper Hart, who is expected to leave with Claudio Bravo close to signing, was rarely troubled after being made captain against …

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Will Stay At Manchester United

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Bastian Schweinsteiger says Manchester United will be his last club in Europe and he “will be ready if the team needs me”. The midfielder, 32, played 31 games last season but has trained alone and with the under-21s since Jose Mourinho took over as manager. Schweinsteiger retired from international football …

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Nollywood Actor Tony Umez celebrates 50th Birthday

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Veteran actor, Tony Umez celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday, August 23 and shared the photo below on his Instagram account with this caption “Happy Birthday to me. Thank youuuu God for bringing me this far. Thank You for EVERYTHING. It can ONLY be You. Continue to position me right I …

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Man Docked For Allegedly Stealing 25 Goats, Nine Sheep

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A 32-year-old man, Wale Adeyemi, is now confronted with impending imprisonment as he has been charged before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing 25 goats and nine sheep. Shortly after he allegedly committed the offence, Adeyemi was arrested by the police and detained in police custody to give room …

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Photos: Pastor Adeboye’s Wife Takes Up Full Responsibility For The Quadruplets Born At Redemption Camp

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A woman on Thursday, August 4th, delivered a set of quadruplets, 3 boys and one girl, during the just concluded 64th Annual Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God held at the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State.  It was the first time in the history of the convention …

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Dr Ayade, Brother To Cross River State Gov Arrested By EFCC Over $2.4bn Contract Scam

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Dr. Francis Ayade, the brother of Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade was on Tuesday apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged an alleged N2.4bn contract scam. The Managing Director of Leophina Nigeria Limited and Hally Brown International Limited, was accused of diverting four different …

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See Forbes List Of Highest Earning Actresses For 2016

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Jennifer Lawrence retains her spot atop the money pile for the second year running with $46million followed by Melissa McCarthy with $33million while Scarlet Johansen comes in third with $25million. Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone rounds up the top ten with $10million. The figures cover from June 1, 2015 to June …

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Police Arrest Lagos Most Wanted Cultist

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a notorious cultist, Balogun Oriyomi, aka Jpron, who has been on the police “wanted” list for decades, just as it arrested 19 other suspects for robbery and various crimes. He was arrested by the combined effort of policemen from Alade Division and a …

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Unemployed Docked For Alleged Theft, Escape From Police Custody

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A 26-year-old unemployed, Toheeb Adetunji, who allegedly stole a laptop valued at N120, 000, was on Wednesday docked in Lagos. The accused, whose address is unknown, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and escape from lawful custody at an Ojo Magistrates’ Court. The prosecutor, Insp. Uche Simon, told the …

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LASU Sanctions 84 Students Over Indecent Dressing

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Authorities of the Lagos State University (LASU) have issued warning letters to 84 students in different departments for indecent dressing even as it disqualified a student from contesting the forthcoming students’ union election. The decision of the management is contained in a statement from the Centre for Information, Press and …

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Ebonyi Government Threatens To Seal Debtor-Banks After 7-Day Ultimatum

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The Ebonyi Government has threatened to seal some banks operating in the state owing it debt amounting to N4 billion if they failed to pay back after seven days. The Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Sen. Emmanuel Onwe, who made the threat on Wednesday in Abakaliki, said that the …

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Fulani Man Kills 65-year Old Mother, Brother’s Wife in Kwara

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Kwara state police command on Wednesday paraded a 25 year old man of Mamba Fulani camp in Patigi local government area of the state, Abdullahi Adamu, for allegedly killing his 65 year old mother, Khadijat Usman and elder brother’s wife, Ramatu Shagari. Also paraded for a similar case of “conspiracy …

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Police Arrest Two Women Having s*x In Park

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Police have arrested and charged two semi-unclad women for having s*x in a park. Exeter Crown Court heard the two drunk women were found at Pilton Park in Barnstaple on the ground and performing s*x acts on each other. 31-year-old Martina Loosemore and Anita Hare, 45, both of Barnstaple, North …

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Ezekiel Oseni Appointed Acting MD, NERFUND

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President Buhari has approved with immediate effect the appointment of former General Manager and Chief Risk Officer at the Bank of Industry (BoI), Dr Ezekiel Oseni, as the acting Managing Director of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND). This is contained in a letter signed by Mr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, the …

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Reps,FG At Loggerhead Over Delayed Implementation Of Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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The House of Representatives yesterday sent a query to the Federal Government over the delayed implementation of the N500bn set aside to combat poverty in the country as approved in the 2016 budget.noting that despite the ravaging poverty in the country, the amount allocated for poverty alleviation in the last …

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Fraudsters Using Sick Little Girl With Protruding Stomach To Beg In Lagos Busted

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The government needs to look into the issue of non-governmental organizations NGOs who take advantage of the less privileged/sick people to make money. There was commotion yesterday at Trade Fair complex in Lagos after a well meaning Nigerian spotted a little girl with protruded stomach who was being exploited under …

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Chioma Okoye Speaks On Her Attack By Ukazia Over Her Movie “Lagos Men”

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The story of a promising Nollywood movie producer, Chioma Okoye who was recently attacked by a group of women, shook the internet last week. The women claimed to have attacked her for making her life story into a movie and invading her privacy. Over the weekend, correspondents from IYODATV had …

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Ali Baba Shows Off His Pet Dogs Named After OBJ, Abacha, IBB, Obama

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My dogs and I back in the day. Must have had like 12 at a particular point in time. Interesting time. That time I mean. I had traveled and returned at night, but was too tired to relate with them. OBJ, the big Alsatian was the head of the pack. …

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