Sunday, June 1, 2014

Brazilian Football icon, Pele's son Sentenced To 33 Years In Jail

This may  break the heart of his 73 year-old father. Edson Cholbi do Nascimento, the 3rd son of Brazilian legend, Abedi Pele has been sentenced to 33 years in jail for money-laundering. Edinho as fondly called who played as a goalkeeper for Santos in 1995 was once detained for drug trafficking offences some years back but was later released.  The 43 year-old who was simply connected with a notorious drug dealer and several drug gangs in Santos is currently retired but works as a goalkeeping coach in the club. He's expected to make appeal in few days. 

GEJ's secret negotiator cllaims Chibok girls are very ill

Some of the 219 schoolgirls still in the custody of Boko Haram insurgents have taken ill, according to a prominent Australian cleric, Dr. Stephen Davis.
Davis, a   hostage negotiator, said   the online publication of a British newspaper,The Mail on Sunday, was   hired by President Goodluck Jonathan to broker the release of the girls.
According to the newspaper, the clergyman who was once the Canon Emeritus at the Coventry Cathedral in London and a friend of The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby,   has been in Nigeria   working secretly on the release of the girls   for almost a month now.
It added that he was asked by the President to come to Nigeria after previously brokering a truce between the Federal Government and Niger Delta militants in 2004.

‘Nigerians own 70 per cent houses on London’s expensive street’

About 70 per cent of the most expensive buildings in London are owned by Nigerians, the Chairman, New Nation, an empowerment-oriented group, Mr. Charles Dukwe, has said.
He added that citizens of the United Kingdom avoided buying houses in the area due to their expensive prices.
The philanthropist spoke with newsmen in Port Harcourt on Saturday shortly after unveiling the Queen of Compassion and Kill the Killers Initiative, a grass roots campaign against diabetes and high blood pressure.
Present at the event as brand ambassadors were Nollywood stars such as Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, Monalisa Chinda and Desmond Elliot.

60 Killed as Boko Haram Bombs Bar & Brothel Joint Close to Army Base In Adamawa

A bar and a brothel located near a major military base in Mubi, Adamawa State, have been blown up by alleged Boko Haram terrorists today, June 1. From 40 to 60 people are feared dead.
According to Sahara Reporters, the location under attack was "Kaban", usually visited by both civilians and military patrons. Sources report that the explosion happened at about 6 p.m. It has not been determined whether the victims were soldiers or civilians.

Nigeria Implicated In new Match-fixing Scandal

Nigeria has been implicated in yet another football match-fixing scandal, with the revelation that the friendly match between the Super Eagles and North Korea on the eve of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa was doctored.
The allegation, published by the New York Times, opens a fresh can of worms in a series of claims that Nigeria has featured prominently for years in the dubious art of match-rigging.
Nigeria won the friendly against the North Korean side by 3-1.

Mariam Ibrahim, Sudanese Woman sentenced to death for apostasy 'to be freed'

The Sudanese Government today said it'll free Mariam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death by hanging for denouncing her Islamic religion.

A Sudanese Under-secretary at the foreign ministry Abdullahi Alzareg said Sudan guaranteed religious freedom and was committed to protecting the woman. He said Meriam would be free from prison in a matter of days. 
Meanwhile her lawyer, Elshareef Ali Mohammed has expressed reservations over the government's new position, saying they are just trying to divert international attention from the case and he doubts she would be freed soon

"No break up yet ,just normal issues - Christ Embassy denies Oyakhilomes breakup

A few weeks ago, a Facebook account called'Where's Rev Anita Oyakhilome?' was made by an anonymous member of Christ Embassy International where they insinuated that a lot of thing was not well in the holy matrimony of Pastor Oyakhilome and his wife of many years, Rev. Anita. In the Facebook page, Pastor Oyakhilome was quoted as saying that there were problems in his marriage due to his wife's attitude. Speaking along with his UK-based pastors and deacons at the church Bermondsey branch office on May 16th, pastor Oyakhilome allegedly said;
"I am here for your concerns about the ongoing domestic issue with my wife and I know it affects you directly, being the ones under her leadership.

Nigerians in Asia, Watch out for Rat Meat or meal !

SAD: British Woman Bags 20 Years In Iran For unlawful Facebook Comment

A British woman has reportedly been sentenced to 20 years in a hellhole Iranian prison for posting comments on Facebook allegedly criticising the country’s leadership.

Roya Nobakht, 47, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, was arrested last October when she was visiting the south-western city of Shiraz.

Former Kogi State First Lady, Hajiya Zainab Idris Slumps & Dies During Morning Praye

The wife of Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, a former governor of Kogi State, Hajiya Zainab Idris is dead. She was said to have slumped and died while about performing the early morning Islamic prayers on Saturday. It was also learnt that her surprising death was a great shock to both her family members and residents of the state as she was said to have appeared healthy on Friday night before her shocking demise on Saturday of an undisclosed ailment.

20-yr-old Woman ordered to refund ₦30,000 dowry

A Grade 1 Area Court  in Aso Pada, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, has ordered a 20-year-old woman, Patience Kaka, to refund  the sum of N30,000 which was paid as her  bride price to her  ex-husband, Samson Ade, within seven days.

The judge, Mr Albert Maga, gave the order after counsel to Samson, Mr Idris Gadzama, told the court that Patience refused  to  adhere  to the court’s  order given  on April to pay back the dowry. 

He further  advised  Patience  to discuss with her relatives  on how to make the refund. 


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