Nigeria Records 453 New COVID-19 Cases, Tptal Now 46,140

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rose by 453 on Saturday, pushing the country’s total confirmed cases to 46,140. Six more deaths were recorded for the day, lifting the death toll from 936 to 942. The new cases are spread across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control showed that the FCT led ...

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Kashamu escaped justice, but couldn’t beat death – Obasanjo

A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with the people of Ogun State over the death of Buruji Kashamu, who died of Coronavirus complications yesterday. In a statement by his spokesperson, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo said while Kashamu’s death was “sad”, his life and history left “lessons for those of all us on this side of the veil”. He said, ...

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2 brothers, the Osujis kidnap younger brother for N7m ransom from granddad

Two brothers Lucky Osuji 25 and Reward Osuji 17 from Emekuku Owerri North local government area of Imo State, conspired with members of Black Axe Fraternity, a cult group and kidnapped their younger brother, Confidence, who is 14 years old. Along with their collaborators, the brothers threatened to kill Confidence for rituals if their grandfather failed to give them N7million. ...

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Kashamu to be buried at his Ijebu-Igbo mansion today

The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu would be interred today, Sunday 9th of August, 2020. A statement by his Media Adviser Austin Oniyokor, said the late politician would be buried by 12noon in his Ijebu-Igbo residence in accordance with Islamic rites. The 62-year-old died of Covid-19 on Saturday at First Cardiologist Hospital, Lagos. He will truly be missed!!!

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Barcelona 3-1 Napoli (4-2 agg): Messi shines as Blaugrana set up Bayern clash

  Barcelona set up a Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich as Lionel Messi starred in a 3-1 victory over Napoli on Saturday. Lionel Messi was in fine form as Barcelona progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals, with a 3-1 second-leg defeat of Napoli sealing a 4-2 aggregate victory. An action-packed first half at Camp Nou saw Barca take a three-goal lead, before Lorenzo Insigne pulled one ...

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Bayern Munich 4-1 Chelsea (7-1 agg): Lewandowski stars in Chelsea hammering

Bayern Munich saw off Chelsea 4-1 at the Allianz Arena to complete a 7-1 aggregate rout in their Champions League last-16 tie. Robert Lewandowski maintained his impressive scoring streak as Bayern Munich beat Chelsea 4-1 at the Allianz Arena to seal a 7-1 aggregate victory in their Champions League last-16 tie. Bayern took a 3-0 lead into Saturday’s second leg after a thumping win in February’s ...

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BREAKING: Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo as new coach

  Juventus have named Andrea Pirlo as their new head coach on a two-year contract, just hours after sacking Maurizio Sarri. Pirlo was only named the club’s Under-23 head coach last month, but has secured a major promotion before even taking charge of one match with the Serie C outfit. It will be a major challenge for the 41-year-old who has never managed before, either ...

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David Silva to sign for Lazio on Monday

  David Silva’s move to Lazio will be finalised on Monday, according to Corriere dello Sport. The 34-year-old will join as a free agent after 10 seasons with Manchester City, during which he became a club legend and won four Premier League titles. Silva turned down interest from the United Arab Emirates and MLS side Inter Miami in favour of a move to Serie A.

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Aubameyang wins Arsenal Player of the Season

  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named Arsenal Player of the 2019-20 Season following his eye-catching performances for the club. The Gabon international bagged 29 goals and provided three assists in 44 games across all competitions to finish as the club’s top-scorer for a second season. The former Borussia Dortmund striker’s effort also helped the Emirates Stadium outfit secure their 14th FA Cup title and finish eighth ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister Elma consoles him after UCL exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sister attempted to console the Juventus star after he was unable to help complete his side’s comeback against Lyon in the Champions League. The Italian champions were still expected to progress to the quarter-finals, despite suffering a narrow 1-0 first leg defeat back in March, but their task was made doubly difficult when Memphis Depay dinked home an ...

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Ronaldinho closer to freedom in Paraguay

Former World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho moved a step closer to ending his Paraguayan ordeal on Friday. This came about when prosecutors said they would not oppose a “conditional suspension” of the case that would allow him to return to Brazil. The twice World Player of the Year was arrested on March 6 along with his brother and business manager ...

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Twin YouTube stars charged for faking a bank robbery

Twin YouTubers Alan and Alex Stokes are facing felony charges for allegedly posing as bank robbers during a series of pranks last year that resulted in an Uber driver being held at gunpoint by police. The siblings, 23, are each facing a felony count of false imprisonment effected by violence, menace, fraud or deceit, and one misdemeanor count of falsely ...

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Amazing story of how premature baby gets cared for by same nurse who looked after his dad 34 years before

When baby Zayne Caldwell arrived eight weeks early, his parents Renata Freydin, 34, and David Caldwell, 33, were anxious about what lay ahead. But their worries were soothed when they discovered Zayne was being cared for by NICU nurse Lissa McGowan, who had cared for the baby’s dad, David, 34 years before. David had also been born premature at the ...

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Naira Marley reacts to court saga, says ‘police is my friend’

Controversial singer, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has said the police are his friend after he was fined for holding a music concert in Abuja in violation of COVID-19 directives. A day after he was fined by a Lagos State Special Offences Court, Popular musician, Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley, has been handed another fine by a mobile ...

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Sniffing dogs to detect COVID-19 at Dubai airport

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs capable of detecting the infection with 92 percent accuracy have been recruited to vet travellers arriving in the United Arab Emirates at Dubai airport. All travellers must be tested for COVID-19 prior to their trip before showing the confirmed negative result on arrival. According to DailyMail UK, Dubai International Airport has now also introduced the use of police ...

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I don’t want to make Erica jealous – Laycon

BBNaija Housemate Laycon who expressed his undying affection for fellow Housemate, Erica, has revealed that he would not make her jealous by moving on to someone else. The three housemates -Kiddwaya, Erica and Laycon are in a love triangle as Erica keep switching between Laycon and Kiddwaya. During a chat with Kaisha, Laycon said he prefers to remain in the ...

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JUST N: Juventus sack Sarri following Champions League failure

  uventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri following their Champions League exit at the hands of Lyon. The Continassa hierarchy held a meeting following the Old Lady’s failure to progress to the quarter-finals of Europe’s premier club competition, with Sarri’s future at the club the only point on the agenda in the wake of the continental disappointment. It was decided that the 61-year-old former Chelsea and Napoli boss is no ...

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Mark Zuckerberg becomes world’s third centibillionaire

Facebook’s CEO has joined Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, and Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates, as the only people with centibillionaire status. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune has topped $100bn for the first time, placing him among members of the world’s centibillionaires’ club. This comes after Facebook’s shares surged by 6% on the news that ...

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