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Daily Archives: December 26, 2017

Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Tottenham 5 Southampton 2: Records tumble for inspirational hat-trick hero Kane

Record-breaking Harry Kane stole the show with a second hat-trick in as many games as Tottenham smashed Southampton 5-2 at Wembley, the striker setting a new record of 39 Premier League goals in a calendar year in the process. The England star’s treble against Burnley on December 23 moved him level on 36 with Alan Shearer and he never looked ...

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Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Nigerian Army ambush Boko Haram bomb expert, recovers over 200 cows

Troops of 21 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, in conjunction with elements of 121 Battalion, on Friday 22nd December 2017, laid an ambush for Boko Haram terrorists at one of their suspected crossing points near Firgi, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. During the ambush, the troops neutralized one of the terrorists suspected to be an expert Improvised Explosives Device ...

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Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Broke ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue gets coaching job at Galatasaray, after losing all of his assets to estranged wife

Turkish club, Galatasaray have offered Emmanuel Eboue a lifeline after the former Arsenal defender revealed he had contemplated suicide after a bitter divorce battle with his estranged Belgian wife Aurelie, stripped him of all of his assets. The sad story of Eboue’s financial woes shocked millions of football fans globally, after the club-less defender admitted to being broke few years ...

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Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

Suspected ritualist arrested with corpse of a baby in Ogun State

A suspected ritualist in possession of the corpse of a baby, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command. According to Sunonline, the 42-year-old suspect, Ajiboye Emmanuel Olusola, according to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested at Saapade motor park on Friday, December 22, when he was about boarding a ...

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Fake JAMB official who duped 70 candidates sent to prison

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Emeka Anugwo, a 37 years old suspected fake JAMB official has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly collecting the sum of N3,000 each from 70 prospective JAMB candidates to assist them to generate remita code, change their ages, courses and institutions without the consent of the examination body. A Police source said that the Divisional ...

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Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

Armed robbery gang dressed in police uniforms arrested in Enugu State

The Enugu state police command arrested a six-man armed robbery gang and captured four of the gang members operating within 9th Mile Corner on the outskirts of Enugu, recovering three locally made guns and nine phones belonging to their victims. The Command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said that the armed gang had been robbing travelers coming from Lagos and heading ...

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”Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time” Rotimi Amaechi says

''Rivers state indigenes will show Wike the ‘red card’ at the appropriate time'' Rotimi Amaechi says

Former Rivers state governor now Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday engaged his follower on twitter. He addressed some issues raised particularly regarding his successor Nyesom Wike who he has been having a running battle with since 2015 after Wike took over office from him. In one of his tweets, one of his followers asked Amaechi to use one hand ...

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#Fuelscarcity: VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

VP Yemi Osinbajo continues his checks on fuel stations & depots, meets with oil marketers on Christmas day

In continuation of his on-the-stop assessment of the fuel situation in parts of Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,yesterday paid a visit to fuel depots in Apapa area of Lagos State. During his visit to Oando and Total depots in Apapa, Lagos, VP Osinbajo, reassured Nigerians that the Buhari’s administration was working round the clock to end the fuel crisis as ...

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Photos: Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa, Gbagyi yesterday clash in Bwari, Abuja

Hausa and Gbagyi clashed yesterday in Bwari, Abuja, over kingship title. Currently all normalcy have been restored. Military personnel are present in the area, and sellers were seen packing their goods. See the pictures below:    

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