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Lawan condems assault on Ekweremadu

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has condemned Saturday’s assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, and called for its investigation. Lawan, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by his media aide, Mr Ola Awoniyi, described Ekweremadu as an illustrious son of the Igbo ethnic nation who had always identified with its cause. Ekweremadu was billed to give a keynote address at the Second Igbo Annual Cultural Festival and Convention organised by Ndi-Igbo in Germany when he was attacked…

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Too much live s.e.x and indecency, we want another Big Brother – FG protests

The Federal Government said on Friday it had lodged a complaint with the National Broadcasting Commission against live s.e.x on stage during the ongoing reality show popularly known as #Big Brother Naija. The government also said it had concluded arrangements with Startimes to come out with a modified BBN that would reflect the true Nigerian culture where Nigerian food would be eaten and Nigerian dresses worn. The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe,, stated this when the President of the National Council of Women Societies, Dr…

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Former Chelsea left-back Cole retires

Former England, Arsenal and Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has announced his playing retirement from football. Cole, 38, was out of contract at Derby County at the end of the 2018-19 season and says he is now focused on coaching. He made his professional debut for Arsenal in 1999 and went on to represent Crystal Palace on loan, Chelsea, Roma, LA Galaxy and Derby. “After hard thinking it was time to hang up my boots and look forward to my next chapter,” Cole told Sky Sports. Cole said he is currently…

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Davido reveals King Spesh gave him his first ‘t*t*

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has hipped praises on his head of corporate sponsorship, King Spesh, revealing how the 30 Billion Gang member gave him his first t*t*. Davido made the revelation using his official Instagram page on Sunday as King Spesh marks his birthday anniversary. “I’m on the plane right now just thinkin of how this whole movement started. I was 13 that year and one day I was like ‘Special please take me to DBANJ’s (Mohits mansion Maryland). You took me there and told them that your little cousin…

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Man mistakenly throws away $23,000 into recycling bin

A man who accidentally tossed $23,000 into the recycling bin reunited with his life savings Saturday after a worker at a recycling facility in Northern California spotted a shoebox stuffed with money. Huffpost reports that when the man from Ashland, Oregon, realised his mistake on Thursday, the recycling bin had already been emptied into a truck bound for the Recology sorting facility in Humboldt County. The facility’s general manager told the Santa-Rosa Press Democrat most of the recyclables from the truck had been sorted by the time the man contacted…

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How former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu escaped lynching in Germany – IPOB

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra on Saturday said that the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu escaped being lynched by its members in Nürnberg, Germany. IPOB shared video of the moment on its Facebook page, Radio Biafra. It was reported that Ekweremadu, who represents, Enugu West in the Senate was at Nürnberg for a New Yam festival in the German city. Radio Biafra wrote, “Senator Ike Ekwere Mmadu escaped being lynched by frustrated IPOB family members in Germany. He was seriously questioned and accused of conspiring with Nigeria government…

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FBI arrests many Nigerian fraudsters in US

‘Those individuals are often members of transnational criminal organizations, which originated in Nigeria but have spread throughout the world. Fraudsters can rob people of their life’s savings in a matter of minutes’ the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said. The FBI in a statement said in an investigation led by the FBI and the assistance of the IRS Criminal Investigation, Gloria Okolie and Paul Aisosa, both Nigerian nationals residing in Dallas, Texas, were charged in an indictment filed on June 6 in the Southern District of Georgia. Also, the…

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Ohanaeze condemns IPOB attack on Ekweremadu

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has condemned the attack on the former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra in Germany. Ohanaeze called on the German law enforcement agencies to bring the perpetrators to justice. It described the assault on Senator Ekweremadu as a disgrace. A statement by Chief Nnia Nwodo, President General of Ohanaeze said “The assault on Ekweremadu by Igbos in Germany, described as IPOB, is disappointing, grotesque and dangerous for Igbo solidarity. “This violent,…

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Frustration for Manchester City as VAR ensures draw with Spurs

The Premier League champions were denied victory against Tottenham because of a contentious handball in the last minute. At home against Tottenham, in a game they dominated with the result still in the balance late on, suddenly, a chance materialises. And is taken. Then, just as suddenly, it is taken away. Back in April, it was Raheem Sterling being denied the goal which would have taken Manchester City to the Champions League semi-finals. On Saturday evening, it was Gabriel Jesus being denied the chance to take all three points. And…

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Man nabbed with a master key that ‘Can open any Toyota car’

A 39-year old man, Endurance Agazuma, who was caught with a forged vehicle master said he paid N12,000 to get it in Aba, Abia State. Endurance said the key can open any Toyota car. He was paraded at the Edo State Police headquarters after he was arrested in a hotel in Bénin City. Endurance told newsmen that has only used the key to steal two vehicles in Rivers and Benue States but he sold the cars to one Alhaji in Abuja. According to him, “ I have only stolen one…

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