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Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

BREAKING: Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked as head coach of Bayern Munich following an underwhelming start to the season that culminated in Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League thrashing at Paris Saint-Germain. Ancelotti had won the Bundesliga title in his first campaign in Germany, but results and performances have tailed off – amid reports former club AC Milan are interested in the Italian ...

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South African union workers protest against President Jacob Zuma

South African union workers protest against President Jacob Zuma

Thousands of workers from South Africa’s largest trade union federation, Cosatu marched against corruption throughout the country. The country’s leadership has been engulfed by allegations of corruption and business interests have undue influence on government officials for dodgy contracts. Dressed in red T-shirts and chanting old liberation songs, some of the protesters in Johannesburg were calling for President Jacob Zuma ...

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Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), Cameroon has forcibly returned 100,000 Nigerian refugees over breach of international agreements. The rights group accused soldiers of deporting refugees escaping Islamist violence, as well as attacking and sexually exploiting them. Cameroon is “punishing” refugees for Boko Haram attacks, HRW said. HRW said in a new report says, ‘since early 2015, the Cameroonian authorities ...

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EFCC arrests Four suspected Internet fraudsters

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Four suspected internet fraudsters will soon be arraigned in court by the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC . The suspects, Shiko Romeo, Bobby Edigiu, Henry Nisike and Emmanuel Ayo were arrested recently by officers of the Nigeria Police on suspicion of being involved in internet fraud. Upon handing the suspects over to the EFCC, ...

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Governor El-Rufai moved to tears upon meeting little Sadiq whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists

Governor El-Rufai moved to tears upon meeting little Sadiq whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists

Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai was moved to tears today upon meeting little Sadiq Islam whose eyes were gouged out by ritualists. Recall that the little boy on January 2016, left for a nearby house to buy cheese balls before heading to his Quranic school when the ritualists caught him and removed his eyes. Kaduna State Government has since ...

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“It is unfortunate US doesn’t see IPOB as a terrorist group”- Lai Mohammed says

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Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, had an interview with BBC in London yesterday where he described as “unfortunate” the fact that the U.S. government does not see the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organization. The spokesman for the American Embassy in Nigeria, Russell Brooks, in a recent interview, said that the US was committed to Nigeria’s unity ...

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Man arrested for kidnapping two children in Ogun State and hiding them in a hotel in Oyo State

Man arrested for kidnapping two children in Ogun State and hiding them in a hotel in Oyo State

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping two children in Ogun State and demanding N300,000 ransom. Abiodun Joseph allegedly kidnapped Tobiloba Aleshiloye, 12, and Yussuf Kudus, 8, on September 15 at Agbara in Ogun State. He then demanded a ransom of N150,000 on each child. Josephwas eventually arrested in a hotel in Ibadan, Oyo state and the victims ...

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Delta State House of Assembly suspends lawmaker for alleged gross misconduct

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The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday, suspended one of its members, Hon. Reuben Izeze over alleged misconduct. Hon. Izeze, the representative of Ughelli South state constituency, was suspended for three months for bringing the House to disrepute. The lawmaker’s suspension followed a motion moved by the assembly’s Majority Leader, Mr Tim Owhefere, during the legislative body’s plenary session. Moving ...

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Nigeria pulls out of 90 International Organizations out of 310 they are part of

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The Federal Government has decided to pull Nigeria out of 90 world organizations. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, announced the government’s decision while speaking with state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja yesterday September 27th. According to her, the decision to exit the organizations is as a result of the financial implications joining the organizations. “Nigeria ...

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