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Sunday, February 26, 2017

(Must Read) We are not safe... security is not tight - OAU Student at Moremi hostel


   Just yesterday around 12:00 am, an incident occurred in Moremi hall as the students reported a mysterious woman and her son who obviously are not  students but are always coming around.

   According to students they said she and her son comes in the evening with a box and leaves in the morning with the box and a full polythen bag (content unknown) and they all testified to the fact that she does that regularly. When the students questioned her she said she is a cleaner in the hall, but when the portals came around she gave an entirely different story that she was coming from ibadan and she is a stranger and needed somewhere to stay overnight so someone  gave her a bed and told her to spent the night in Moremi.

   Further questions yielded useless informations as the portals were obviously on her side and believed everything she said and insisted on the fact that she is helpless and harmless but the students won't take that for an answer. They said they see them around most times and a lady said she once asked her if she could cook in her room which she bluntly refused.

   We dont know what to believe because when the portals searched her purse they said the items they found were maggi, bread and other edible materials.

   She was released at first but some students insisted that she was further investigated and the truth of the matter made known because they feel an atmosphere of insecurity considering the two different stories she told which are contradictory to what the students testified to.

   The woman and her son were finally taken away by the school security and two floor representatives. Present situation still unknown.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

OAU: OAU Student Hit by a Drunk And Reckless Driver

It was reported on Sunday,6th of February,2017 in the evening around 11pm that a Part 4 Student of Obafemi Awolowo University was hit by a drunk driver at the roundabout of ETF Hall of Residence.

   According to one of the witness,Mr Ridwan said that the student who is in International Relations was coming from his Hall of residence to read at Academy,But Unfortunately,he was knock down by a vehicle.

  Another witness added more that the drunk man was coming from new buka when he looses control and knock down the student on the pedestrian by-pass.

  The victim was rushed to the nearby health centre.

   The man was beaten and his car key was seized by the students.Immediately he was handed over to the school security.

Oyedele Adedayo Timothy,
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BREAKING!!! President Buhari Writes To National Assembly On Vacation Extension.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

AYtee announces “OT Nation” record label & new EP!

OGBONLAYE AYO Emmanuel popular known as AYtee Omile tititi. has announced the launch of his own record label called. OT Nation.

To celebrate the launch of his new Record Label, AYtee released a mini mix which contains the both tracks and sounds of what we can expect from ‘OT Nation’ in the future.

The label’s debut single will be “Hustling and Bustling” by AYtee featuring Rapjazzy, set to be released the 25th of February So how about his own projects? Fans can expect a brand new EP in 2017!


Super Frankie Lampard 

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has announced retirement from football at the age of 38. Here are some of the stats which mark him out as one of the finest to ever pull on the famous no 8 shirt for the blues...
The former England midfielder left the blues in 2014 and has since represented Manchester City and New York City, before leaving the US club and calling it quit on his playing career. But despite those two spells at Manchester city and New York city and starting his career at West Ham United, it is Chelsea that he will always be linked with after 13 fantastic years in London.

If there's any doubt over the huge impact he had on the Blues, just check out the figures from his time here. The Figures don't lie!

Lampard overtook Bobby Tambling as Chelsea’s leading scorer in 2013 after netting a two beautiful goals against Aston Villa to surpass the great Bobby's tally of 202. He left the Bridge a year later having extended that record.

Lampard’s collections of major trophies as a Blue is surpassed by few: one Champions League, three Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, one Europa League.

That Champions League trophy came on an memorable night in Munich. Having already become the first Chelsea player to score in the final of the competition, when Chelsea lost the 2008 edition to Manchester United, he then became the first man to captain them to the trophy.

Only John Terry, Peter Bonetti and Ron Harris have made more Chelsea appearances than Frank. That he brought up his tally in just 13 years is simply wonderful

Of course , he was aided by a streak of four years without missing a Premier League game between October 2001 and December 2005, which is a record for any outfield player.

Chelsea won their first top-flight title in 50 years when Lamps brace at Bolton helped them to the victory which secured the Premier League in 2004 05.

As well as all of his goals for Chelsea, he found the back of the net 29 times for England and was also on target for West Ham United, Manchester City and New York City to surpass the 300-goal mark in his  memorable career.

IBRAHIM IBUKUN (Highbeekay) 
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Wednesday, February 1, 2017



This is popularly known as pimples among guys and girls around.Your face is the first thing that is seen by people.The more beautiful/handsome it looks,the more its admired and that gives confidence wherever you go.Facial breakouts commonly known as pimples is very common among teenagers and continues even till adulthood sometimes.Its heartbreaking for a girl to wake in the morning to see her face filled up with zits even with guys also.

 This breakouts are mostly caused by...
 💥 Flunctuation of hormones of the body.
 💥 Too much stressing of the body.
 💥 Air pollution.
 💥Frequent cleansing of the face.

    Luckly,these breakouts have some home made remedies which costs little,which are;

(1). Use of milk and honey:mixing a table spoon of milk with honey can do the trick of stopping pimples. Pat the mixture on your face and let it stand for 10-15min,then wash the mask off with a wash cloth getting rid of loosened dead skin.

(2). Use of egg white: Separate the egg white from the yolk and whisk it and leave it for a few minutes, then apply it on your face.Allow it to sit and dry for about 20minutes before rinsing it off with a clean water,then add moisturizer if face is dry.

(3). Use of orange peel:Orange peel contains vitamin C which helps to promote the growth of new cells keeping the skin healthy.Pound the orange peel and add water to create a paste,then apply it and wait for 20-30 minutes,then rinse and add a bit of moisturizer.


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Lautech release date of resumption to all staff and student[must read]

Ladoke Akintola University of technology (LAUTECH) informed all staff and students that the University will reopen for normal activities on Friday, January 27, 2017.
Students are to note the following for compliance:
Friday, January 27: Resumption 
Friday. February 3: Revision week ends
Friday. February 10: Lecture free week ends
Monday. February 13: 2015/2016 Harmattan Semester Examinations begin
All students who are yet to complete their registration are to ensure that they do so and pay their tuition fee during the revision week.
On behalf of the Governing Council, Senate and Management, headed by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. A. S. Gbadegesin, wishes all student All the best.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

[Health Tips]Health benefit of Garden Egg by NUBIA.. (Must Read)


Botanical name: Solanum melongena

Family: Solanaceae

Plant group: Angiosperm (Dicot)

Importance: Medicinal, Food

It is a seasonal food for its lovers. It can be eaten raw or having a steamed yam and stew made with it is a delight.


 Check out Some HEALTH BENEFIT of Garden Egg;

(1). It helps to make weight reduction diet more successful 

(2). It helps in treatment of stomach ulcer

(3). It helps to prevent blood cloth with the help of vitamin K and blaflavonoids which strengthens capillaries 

(4). When compared to apple  and oaths, it is more helpful for reducing cholesterol 

(5). It helps in proper functioning of the nervous system

#Plant is life🌿🌱☘

Complied by : NUBIA 👩🏼


[OFFERS]Eminent Tech World Present their 2017 Technology Week to all lovers of Tech[MUST READ]

Eminent Tech World Present their 2017 Technology Week to all lovers of Tech which Include ARTICLE PRESENTATION, WRITING AND WINNING COMPETITION, LAUNCHING OF EMINENT TECH BLOG, STORMING THE SOCIAL MEDIA, LOVERS OF TECH DAY and lot more.

Check the full details below;      

in conjunction with



An educating and techinformative online event...

The programs for the week is scheduled as follows;

DAY 1 (30-01-2017): Article Presentation

Morning Session
World Revolution Around Tech
Afternoon session
Technology;Effect And Importance
Evening session
The importance of technology to mankind;its positivity and negativity
It will be publicised on "www.instagram.com/eminelectronics" and rebroadcasted on different social media platforms

Day 2(31-01-2017):Writing Competition

Writers will be given opportunity to use her writing skills to exploit the world of tech


Interested writers are to choose a topic of choice and write a convincing tech article/story/documentary less than 450 words


📝The effect of technology on business communication
📝Recession: The role of technology
📝As technology get better, its effect on the society
📝The future of technology
📝The interdependent of technology and civilization
📝Earth and technology
📝Social media;A major weapon to influence government decision
📝The role of technology in the Agricultural sector
📝Technology; The birth of evil
📝Challenges facing technology

Send the article to eminentelectronics100@gmail.com before 11:59pm on 27th January, 2017

Articles will be moderated by professional moderators and the top10 will be shortlisted and published via instagram(@eminelectronics) on 31st January, 2017
Readers should "Like" and "Comment" on the articles till 11:59pm of 3th February, 2017


(1). All writers must write their "full name,phone number,Location,Occupation,Institution (if a student)" below the article
(2). The article covers 50% marks while the reader's comments and the likes covers the remaining 50%
Winners will be published on Sunday,5th February, 2017 on eminent tech blog
(3). All submitted articles will be published on eminent tech blog

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Day3(1-02-2017):All Welcome Eminent Tech Blog

The first of its kind where technology is brought to your doorstep through our Tech News,Electronics Shopping(E-shopping),Live chat

Day4(2-02-2017):Lets Storm The Social Media With Technology

Follow and tweet any tech related events,activites,photos and tag@eminelectronics
You automaticaly get 2followers+ and we retweet the post

Day5(3-02-2017):Lover Of Tech Day

Share a video chip of any tech story,comedy,performance etc on instagram and tag@osomediaplus,@eminelectronics, we regrann and the best 3 video clip will be rewarded with any network voucher of choice

This event is supported by:Smartbrains Nigeria, Fynestboi, Newstrack Platform, Multimicky Design, Spiritdrunk, Seal magazine, TimzzyMedia Online Platform, SegaNaija Entertainment, Great Focus Media,  Eminent Electronics Consult, Osomediaplus ICT Solutions

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Mr Eazi apologises to Nigerians after backlash On Twitter

Mr. Eazi, has apologised to Nigerian fans on Twitter for saying that present day Nigerian music was influenced by Ghanaian music.
His apology was contained in a tweet which read, “Just got a call, my fam in Imeko are doing family meeting to deport me to Ghana. Abeg my Naija people no vex.”
The Afrobeat singer recently moved to Nigeria having lived in Ghana since 2007.
Although Nigerian music is a major force in Africa, “the new bounce is Ghana”, he said.
“Ghana’s influence on present day “Naija Sound” cannot be over emphasized. Naija music is & has been a major force affecting the entire African scene. Quality, riddim, business,” the artiste tweeted on Wednesday.
Currently trending nationwide on Twitter and the butt of jokes, the artiste whose real name is Oluwatosin Ajibade, earlier appeared not bothered by the barrage of insults and backlash he received on Twitter after putting up the tweet.
Here are some of the backlashes he received on Twitter.
A user, @mrafobeatz, tweeted, “It’s like Mr. Eazi’s village witches have started following him on Twitter.”
@joekakan wrote, “Mr Eazi has bad table manners. Don’t talk while you are eating.”
@BosaLin, wrote, “Mr Eazi is an average Nigerian artiste that got overhyped No where near the Sound god, I tried to listen I didn’t vibe.”
While the singer who was recently crowned the Headies Next Rated Artiste and Soundcity MVP‘s Best New Act, was bashed for his statement, some key industry figures rose to his defense.
Ovie Ofugara, co-owner of NotJustOk and Oladotun Ojuolape Kayode, Cool FM on-air-personality and hype man, both agreed that Nigerian sound is heavily influenced by Ghanaian music.
Ovie noted that Mr. Eazi didn’t say anything far-fetched nor was his assertion off the mark, noting that it is “what some industry folks have been saying behind the scenes”.
An internationally performing artist, he is signed on with Wizkid’s StarBoy Worldwide label. He has collaborated with famous names in the Ghanaian music industry, such as Sarkodie, Efya, and Pappy Kojo.

Mr. Eazi attacked on twitter for tweeting that Ghana influenced Nigerian music[READ]

Mr. Eazi, has incurred the wrath of Nigerian music fans after stating that present day Nigerian sound was influenced by Ghanaian music.

The Afrobeat singer recently moved to Nigeria having lived in Ghana since 2007.
Although Nigerian music is a major force in Africa, “the new bounce is Ghana,” he said.
“Ghana’s influence on present day “Naija Sound” cannot be over emphasized. Naija music is & has been a major force affecting the entire African scene. Quality, riddim, business,” the artiste tweeted on Wednesday.

Currently trending nationwide on Twitter and the butt of jokes, the artiste whose real name is Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade, appears not bothered by the barrage of insults and backlash he has been receiving on Twitter after putting up a seemingly ‘innocent’ tweet.
His tweets read, “Ghana’s influence on present day “Naija Sound” cannot be over emphasized!!!
“Ask your favourite artiste or producer all na akaida! does not in any way undermine the awesomeness of Naija at some point The SA vibe was major.”
“Same way Dancehall bin influencing Global sounds!!!!”

“So if I say Drake’s 1 dance was heavy on West African sound influence am i wrong? Does that change the fact that both Drake & the Music is “

“9ja Music is & has been a major force affecting the entire African scene! Quality, riddim, business etc! Dat d new bounce is GH changes nada”

“Finally finally African Music is at a great place! The African sound East, West, South, Central, North is going global.”

His statement drew anger and criticism from some twitter users.
“It’s like Mr. Eazi’s village witches have started following him on Twitter,” @mrafobeatz, tweeted. “

“Mr Eazi has bad table manners. Don’t talk while you are eating,” @joekakan wrote.
“Mr Eazi is an average Nigerian artiste that got overhyped No where near the Sound god, I tried to listen I didn’t vibe,@ @BosaLin wrote.

While the singer who was recently crowned the Headies Next Rated Artiste and Soundcity MVP‘s Best New Act, was bashed for his statement, some key industry figures have risen to his defence.

Ovie Ofugara, co-owner of NotJustOk and Oladotun Ojuolape Kayode, Cool FM on-air-personality, both agreed that Nigerian sound is heavily influenced by Ghanaian music.
Ovie noted that Mr Eazi didn’t say anything far-fetched nor was his assertion off the mark, noting that it is “what some industry folks have been saying behind the scenes”.
An internationally performing artist, Mr. Eazi is signed on to Wizkid’s StarBoy Worldwide label. He has collaborated with famous names in the Ghanaian music industry, such as Sarkodie, Efya, and Pappy Kojo

Check some of the Tweet below; 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

OAU notify students against 2016/2017 Admission Exercise Scam Alert

Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile Ife under the VC regime, Prof. Anthony Elujoba notify all student of Great IFE to be aware and conscious against 2016/2017 Admission Exercise Scam. 

Read the full details stated below; 

The general public is hereby advised to take note of the following in respect of the 2016/2017 Admission exercise

1. Admission status of any OAU candidate is CURRENTLY ONLY available on the JAMB (www.jamb.org.ng) web site.

2. Candidates should beware of FRAUDSTERS claiming to represent the University for the payment of fees for the 2016/2017 Session. NO SUCH NOTICE has been released.

3. All official releases in respect of the 2016/2017 admission exercise will only be provided on either of the following web sites: www.oauife.edu.ng or eportal.oauife.edu.ng.

The public is hereby warned!!!

OAU Senate Position on Acting Vice Chancellor,Prof. Elujoba (Read details)

The Senate, Obafemi Awolowo University met on 16th December, 2016 to review and discuss the invitation of the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anthony A Elujoba by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in respect of the payment of productivity bonus and allegation of purported enrichment of himself with N7,000,000 furniture allowance.

Read the full letter below; 


Lautech to Reopen 

The attention of the Authorities of the University has been drawn to a publication (purportedly issued from the Office of the Registrar) circulating on the social media, directing students to resume on Monday, January 9, 2017. The general public, particularly our dear students, their parents and guardians are hereby informed that the publication is false and the directive therein should be ignored.

Meanwhile, the University wishes to assure all concerned that the University will, by the grace of God, reopen before the end of January, 2017, as concerted efforts, at all levels, are being made to that effect. The patience and understating exhibited hitherto by all stakeholders, especially our beloved students, are well appreciated.

On behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adeniyi S. Gbadegesin, He wish all lautech students the best.

UNIOSUN VC’s Press Conference on Student Default in the Payment of School Fees

Osun State University, UNIOSUN Vice Chancellor’s press conference on the student default in the payment of school fees.

The University has decided to call this press conference to educate and enlighten the stakeholders in particular and the public in general about the financial position of the Osun State University.

Osun State University, being a public institution, is financed from grants from the State Government and she also heavily relies on school fees from its students and other internally generated revenues.

It would be recalled that the State Government under the leadership of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, when he came on board, reduced the school fees.

I wish to confirm that the University has not increased its school fees despite the economic recession. The University remains one of the few State owned institutions that charge modest fees. In all matters concerning our students, their interests remain our paramount consideration.

Meanwhile, I wish to let the public know the current amount being charged since 2011:

Programmes Amount per session Freshers
Science N100,000.00 N110,000
Law (including Nursing Science) N125,000.00 N135,000
Non-Science N95,000.00 N105,000

Acceptance fee – N40,000
Admission Checker – N2,000
Medical Fee – N15,000
Matriculation fee – N5,000
Late registration fee is N10,000 per semester

From the table above, it can be seen that the highest school fee for staylite is one hundred and twenty five thousand naira (N125,000.00) in a session for law and nursing science students; whereas there are some private secondary schools in Osun State that charge about N150,000 and above per term.

It is, however, disheartening to note that the University has discovered that despite the fact that the University operates an enviable stable academic calendar, mobilizes its graduating students Youth Service without delay, many of our students still owe school fees running to two billion naira. If this trend continues, there is no way the University could perform its financial responsibilities.

Henceforth, Senate at its meeting has approved the implementation of the following guidelines:

(i) that all students who fail to register will no longer be allowed into lecture rooms and will not be allowed to write examination;
(ii) that only students who fulfil the requirement would be allowed to write examination;
(iii) that the policy of 70% attendance at lectures for students will be strictly enforced;
(iv) that new students are to pay school fees in full and on time for retention of their studentship;
(v) that names of defaulters will be published soon.

All parents and guardians are hereby advised to warn their children and wards to pay their fees on time and not to divert their school fees to other areas.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

FUPRE Orientation Programme for Fresh Students – 2016/17 academic session

Federal University of Petroleum Resource, Effurun, FUPRE orientation programme for fresh students for the 2016/2017 academic session.

This is to inform all the newly admitted undergraduate students  of the Federal University of Petroleum Resource Effurun (FUPRE) that the management of the institution has approved the 2016/2017 Orientation Programme for Fresh students.

Orientation programme for new students begins 9th – 13th January, 2017 at the University Auditorium, Time: 10:00am.

Friday, January 6, 2017

GMF sports update by Highbeekay [Read]

By Ibrahim Ibukun(Highbeekay)

Antonio Conte: I hope the John Obi Mikel deal is our last with China

 Manchester United star Paul Pogba says Zidane praise made him “flop to the floor”
“When somebody like that says something like that, you flop and go down to the floor!” Pogba told FIFA.com

“You have to be positive and take it in a good way. You have to be focused because if you go in the other direction, backwards, people will say: ‘ah, now, you see – people were speaking about him in that way, and look where he is.’

“You have to be focused, know where you want to go. I have my goals, and I won’t stop until I reach them.”

Jose Mourinho on Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin: "We will allow them to leave for right offer."

DONE DEAL: Fabrício Bruno has joined Chapecoense from Cruzeiro on a season-long loan.

Antoine Greizmann has been promised the same Galactico contract as Paul Pogba if he joins Manchester United. (Source: Sun Sport)

Fiorentina's Nikola Kalinić is on the way to Tianjin Quanjian in China for €45m. What is happening? Stay calm. (Source: MARCA)

José Mourinho on Memphis Depay and Morgan Schneiderlin: "I will allow them to leave the club if the right offer comes." (Source: MUTV)

 DEAL DONE: Huddersfield Town have completed the loan signing of Izzy Brown from Chelsea. (Source:@htafcdotcom)

GFM Sports Update by Highbeekay

By Ibrahim Ibukun(Highbeekay)

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has been offered £220,000 a week at Manchester United. (Source: Sun Sport)

Man United are set to offer £32.5m for Roma defender Kostas Manolas. (Source: Sun Sport)

Patrice Evra has held talks with West Ham and Manchester United over a potential January move. (Source: Calciomercato)

Celtic have told West Ham they must pay £30m if they want to land striker Moussa Dembélé. (Source: Daily Mail)

 DEAL DONE: John Mikel Obi has left Chelsea to join Chinese side Tianjin Teda. in a deal worth £140,000-a-week. (Source:@asaikana)

 Stoke are planning a loan move for Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek. (Source: Sun Sport)

Stevan Jovetić is closing in on a loan move to Sevilla until the end of the season. (Source: Corriere dello Sport)

DEAL DONE: Cardiff City have completed the signing of Rotherham United defender Greg Halford. Fee was undisclosed. (Source:@CardiffCityFC)

Morgan Schneiderlin is having medical at Everton today. (Source: MEN via@samuelluckhurst)

Jermain Defoe is keen to return to West Ham, who will offer him a two-and-a-half year deal worth £100,000 a week. (Source: Daily Star)

 Arsenal are interested in signing Torino's Andrea Belotti but have been put off by their £50m valuation of the striker. (Source: Sun Sport)

Since 2012/13, Antoine Griezmann has scored 76 LaLiga goals. Only Cristiano Ronaldo (158) & Lionel Messi (155) have scored more.

 Morgan Schneiderlin has won more tackles & interceptions combined (668) in the Premier League since 2012/13 than any other midfielder.

Virgil van Dijk has won 246 aerial duels in the Premier League since joining Southampton, more than any other defender.

December Premier League Manager of the Month nominees: 

Antonio Conte 
Jose Mourinho 
Jürgen Klopp 
Mauricio Pochettino

Sir Bobby Charlton: "Every year I look forward to Man Utd's first appearance in the FA Cup, the greatest knockout tournament in the world."

Ronald Koeman on Gerard Deulofeu leaving Everton: "At the moment no, with the injury of Bolaise and Dominic. We've had no approaches."

Dries Mertens: "The challenge with Real Madrid? We are becoming big, Ronaldo does not frighten us."

Jose Mourinho on potential World Cup expansion: "I'm totally in favour."

 DONE DEAL: 19-year-old defender Nordi Mukiele has joined 

Montepellier from Ligue 2 side Stade Laval on a five-year deal.
Mauricio Pochettino on Erik Lamela: "He has travelled to Rome with our staff to finish his recovery. We hope after that he can be involved."

DONE DEAL: Hull City have made Markus Henriksen's loan move from AZ Alkmaar permanent; the midfielder has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal.

December Premier League Player of the Month nominees: 
A. Lallana 
A. Sanchez 
D. Alli 
D. Costa 
G. Cahill 
P. Pogba 
Z. Ibrahimovic

Paul Pogba on Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo: "I love seeing them play, I love seeing them score, they make me love football even more."

 Antonio Conte: I hope the John Obi Mikel deal is our last with China

[Latest] Great Focus Media Sport Update by HIGHBEEKAY

Sports Update from GFM

By Ibrahim Ibukun (Highbeekay) 

Pep Guardiola: "What I saw in the last few games, every time the situation is not going well, it's my fault, not the fault of theplayers."

 Nathan Redmond on the FA Cup: "We’ve gone on a strong run in the League Cup and we’ll try to put our all into this one as well."

 Les Reed: "We picked Claude for a reason, because he has had a lot of experience in European football. That is where we hope to be heading."

Jürgen Klopp has confirmed that both Joel Matip and Philippe Coutinho are unavailable for Sunday's FA Cup clash with Plymouth.

 Jürgen Klopp on Sunderland draw: "It felt like a defeat. I was glad that Pep then had his press conference and nobody spoke about mine!"

Jürgen Klopp on young players: "I have made my judgement already. I don’t see them play once & make my mind up. Players I pick are ready."

DONE DEAL: Besiktas have completed the signing of Matej Mitrovic on a three-and-a-half-year deal from HNK Rijeka.

 Liverpool midfielder Pedro Chirivella has joined Go Ahead Eagles on loan until the end of the season.

 Alex Iwobi: "I'm honoured to be awarded the CAF Youth Player of the Year in 2016. I'm hoping for more success in the future."

Jürgen Klopp on Joe Gomez: "It wouldn't be the biggest surprise if he's in the line up. It's the next step. There's a long way togo."

Jürgen Klopp on the cup competitions:"Whatever I say, it’s not good enough if the players don’t want it. These players want success."

Jürgen Klopp on the FA Cup: "We really want to win football games. This is an historical tournament & we will do everything to try to win."

Chris Hughton has been namedSky Bet Championship Manager of the Month for December.

Neil Warnock as confirmed that Lex Immers has left Cardiff City with immediate effect by mutual consent.

Slaven Bilic on Pep Guardiola philosophy:"I have seen many times Pique putting the ball in the stands. It's the player's decisionalways."

Greg Halford has joined Cardiff City from Rotherham on a one-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

DONE DEAL: Bailey Wright has joined Bristol City from Preston North End for an undisclosed fee, signing a two-and-a-half-year deal.

DONE DEAL: Bailey Wright has joined Bristol City from Preston North End for an undisclosed fee, signing a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies on reported Moussa Dembele bid: "It's definitely well below his valuation that's for sure."

 Johannes Flum has joined St. Pauli from Eintracht Frankfurt on a one-and-a-half-year deal.

 Wenger on Bramall: "He’s an exceptional physical talent. I don’t think he’s ready to play but he has similarities to a young Ashley Cole."

RB Leipzig have submitted a £6m offer for the 19-year-old Nottingham Forest midfielder Matty Cash. (Source: Guardian)

 Arsenal players fear forward Alexis Sánchez is ready to quit the club after his public meltdown at Bournemouth. (Source: Daily Mail)

José Fonte has handed in a transfer request at Southampton. (Source: BBC Sport)

Liverpool have provided Jurgen Klopp with£40m to spend in the January transfer window. (Source: SPORT BILD)

West Ham United have submitted a £20m bid for Celtic striker Moussa Dembélé (Source: The Daily Record Sport)

Arsenal players are worried Alexis Sánchez could quit the club after his public meltdown at Bournemouth. (Source: Daily Mail)

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Osun magistrates threaten strike over Comissioner of police's refusal to arrest Iwo monarch[Read]

Magistrates  in the Osun State Judiciary have said they may boycott sittings in all Magistrates Courts across the state due to the alleged threats to their lives and the refusal of the Commissioner of Police in the state to arrest and bring the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, before the court.

The magistrates, under the Magistrates’ Association of Nigeria, Osun State branch said this  in a letter dated January 4th, 2017 and addressed to the Chief Judge of Osun State, Justice Adepele Ojo.

A source within the judiciary made a copy of the letter written through the Chief Registrar to the CJ  available to our correspondent in Osogbo on Thursday.

The protest letter was signed by the chairman of the Magistrates’ Association of Nigeria, Osun State branch, Ms. F.A Sodamade; secretary, Mr. F.I. Omisade; Mrs. A.O. Oyeniyi; Mr. J.O. Owolawi; Mr. A.O Ayilara and Mrs. A.O Ajanaku.

The letter read in part, “We therefore humbly seek Your Lordship’s attention, protection and response in the following ways:
An urgent directive to the Commissioner of Police to arrest and present for prosecution the Oluwo of Iwo.

“An urgent order  directing the commissioner of police to provide each magistrate with armed personal orderlies as done in other jurisdiction.

” We humbly state that with the prevalent threat to the security of magistrates as exemplified in the events in Iwo and Osogbo, we consider our lives unsafe and may be unable to continue sitting in our various stations, which may affect us entertaining any new charge from the office of the Commissioner of Police until the commissioner of police has complied with Your Lordship’s directives.”

The Oluwo Oke of Iwo Oke, Oba Kadiri Adeoye, had instituted a case against Oba Akanbi before the court but the Oluwo has refused to appear  before the Magistrates’ Court presided over by Mr. Olusola Aluko.

Aluko  had on December 2 threatened to issue a bench warrant against the Oluwo if he failed to appear before him on December 20th but the monarch spurned the threat.

The magistrate then issued a bench warrant against the monarch on Decemebr 20 but the monarch said he would not appear before the magistrate.

Aluko also issued a fresh bench warrant against the monarch on Wednesday for contempt of court but the monarch still did not appear.

The magistrate later gave an order directing the CP to arrest and produce Oluwo in court on Friday ( tomorrow).It is not likely that the CP has  arrested the monarch.

[Latest] Accidental gunshot in Aso Rock injured two people. [check]

An accidental discharge from a gun of one of the security agents attached to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday, injured a female worker.

The incident occurred at about 2.30pm at a security checkpoint at the Administrative Reception near a clinic, located on the premises.

The operative was said to be trying to empty the weapon before submitting it at the security point when the bullet went off.

The operative and the female worker, who was also making her way into the premises at the time, were injured in the process.

The woman, who sustained injuries on her abdomen, back and thigh, was quickly taken to the clinic for first aid treatment.

She was thereafter driven to the State House Medical Centre in Asokoro for further medical attention.

She was said to be in a stable condition at the time of filing this report.

That was the second time such an incident would happen in the Presidential Villa in the last one year.

On February 23, 2016, a security operative, attached to the delegation of the Danish Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Kristian Jensen, who visited Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was said to have attempted to pass through the last security checkpoint with his weapon.

Based on the rules, security men, attached to the same Administrative Reception, where the last screening always takes place, were said to have told him that he could not go beyond the point with his weapon.

In the process of submitting the weapon to operatives, the gun went off.

The incident occurred shortly after Jensen, who was accompanied by the Ambassador of Denmark to Nigeria, Mr. Torben Gettermann, and other Danish embassy officials, scaled through the last security checkpoint.

Police raid Patience Jonathan’s house in Abuja[FULL DETAILS]

Some men of the Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday in Abuja raided the home of the wife of former President Patience Jonathan, Patience.

The building is located along Igbeti Rock Street, Maitama.

It was gathered that, apart from the private security guards, no other person was within the premises when the policemen arrived.

More than 20 policemen, who came in three Hilux vans and a  Toyota Hiace Bus, were said to have forced themselves into the building.

They were said to have broken into the building and went away with a brown envelope.

A source, who witnessed the incident, told one of our correspondents that the heavily armed policemen were brief in their operation.

The source said, “Men of the Nigerian Police Force raided the home of the former First Lady, Patience today (Wednesday).

“A reporter from one of the television stations, who witnessed the event, was harassed by security officers and her phone seized.

“The operation which took place at the Igbeti Rock Street started at about 5pm.

“The policemen came in four vehicles and they also took away one hefty brown envelope. They didn’t speak to us on why they came and the content of the envelope.”

It was gathered that the raid might not be unconnected with the former President’s wife’s N9bn frozen account and other allegations relating to money laundering.

Earlier on Wednesday,   there was confusion over the house that was raided by security agencies as some people said it was raided by the operatives of the EFCC.

But the EFCC said that it did not raid the residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan anywhere in the country.

The  commission’s spokesperson,  Mr. Wilson Uwujaren,  stated this in an interview with one of our correspondents.

Reacting, Mrs. Jonathan said the house that was searched by the police was her family house, adding that nothing incriminating was found after the search.

The former President’s wife, who spoke through her lawyer, Mr. Charles Ogboli, explained that three cheque books, including one from Diamond Bank, were taken away from the premises.

She noted that contrary to a report in an online medium, it was the police that  searched her house and not the EFCC.

Mrs. Jonathan stated that the leader of the team he met on the ground explained that though they did not set out to search the family house of the former first lady, the security man’s attitude forced them to do so.

She described as embarrassing a situation where a security outfit would search a building in the absence of the occupant.

“EFCC came last year and conducted a search in the absence of the occupant of the house. The NDLEA also searched the same building. This also happened last year between November or thereabouts. It is an embarrassment.

“I don’t know what they are actually looking for. Why are they searching a premises in the absence of the occupant? It appears there is something they want to do there,” Mrs. Jonathan added.

According to her, “Today, it was not EFCC, but in the past, from November 2016, EFCC raided the place. It is a family house meant for the brothers and sisters; the siblings. It is a family house of the former First Lady in Maitama, Abuja.

“EFCC raided the place last year. Thereafter, NDLEA raided the place and throughout their raid, they found nothing incriminating. Today, I got information that there were several policemen numbering about 20 to 28 of them.

“So, when I got there, I demanded to see the leader of the team and I was directed to an Assistant Commissioner of Police, who was in mufti and known as Williams. I asked him which of the command are you from and he said they were from IG’s Special Unit. Somebody also in mufti intervened and said they are from the AGF, Attorney General’s office

“He told me that they came to search the house of a judge, but because of the attitude of the security man, they decided to now move into the house (Patience Jonathan’s family building) and search the house.

“They forced the door open and searched everything. At the end, they asked the security man to sign that nothing incriminating was found. They took away three cheque books and a company iron seal. The company seal does not belong to the former first lady because she is not staying there. The company is not known to the first lady.”

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Osun Baby Of The Year: Osun Welcome a new baby on January 1[details

Father of the baby of the year in Osun, Mr Kajogbola Olasunkanmi, has accused the Osun State General Hospital, Asubiaro, Osogbo for short-changing the family, even as he confirmed the receipt of N15,000 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) gift and other baby items from the wife of the Governor, Mrs Sherifat Aregbesola.

Olasunkanmi, who spoke on Wednesday in Osogbo said the management of the hospital gave only water flask and 5kg rice to them out of the many gifts brought for the baby of the year, including cash, by the Lions Club of Nigeria.

He expressed disappointment over the alleged fraud perpetrated by the management of the hospital, saying such anomaly was unbecoming of a public institution.

“It is very unfortunate that the public institution, which ordinarily should uphold high level of truth and integrity is found wanting of social vice of this dimension and magnitude.

” As we appreciate the wife of the governor for her kind gesture, we are not happy over the attitudes of the management of Asubiaro hospital. It is highly unacceptable, and we demand that those behind this fraud be brought to book.

“My mother-in-law, who was with my wife at the time when Lions’ Club came with the gift confirmed that the charity organisation brought many gifts for the baby of the year, out of which the hospital released 5kg of rice and water flask,” Olasunkanmi stressed.

DAILY POST recalls that the first child of the year in Osun was delivered around 12:01am on Sunday to the family of Mr Olasunkami Kajogbola and Mrs Kemi Kajogbola.

All efforts to get the reaction of the hospital management over the issue proved abortive as nurses at the reception continued to express ignorance on the whereabouts of the Medical Director.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Donald Trump Promises ‘New Revelations’ On Russian Hacking

Trump who expressed lingering skepticism about intelligence assessments of Russian interference in the election.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says that he knew “things that other people don’t know” about the Russian hacking.

He promised that the information would be revealed “on Tuesday or Wednesday”.

Speaking outside his Palm Beach, Florida club, Mar-a-Lago during the New Year party, Trump who expressed lingering skepticism about intelligence assessments of Russian interference in the election, cast his declarations of doubt as an effort to seek the truth.

“I just want them to be sure because it’s a pretty serious charge,” Trump said of the intelligence agencies, according to reports.

“If you look at the weapons of mass destruction, that was a disaster, and they were wrong,” he added, referring to intelligence cited by the George W. Bush administration to support its march to war in 2003.

“So I want them to be sure,” the president-elect said. “I think it’s unfair if they don’t know.”

He added: “And I know a lot about hacking. And hacking is a very hard thing to prove. So it could be somebody else. And I also know things that other people don’t know, and so they cannot be sure of the situation.”

When asked what he knew that others did not, Trump demurred, saying only: “You’ll find out on Tuesday or Wednesday”.

The incoming president, who does not use email, also advised people to avoid computers when dealing with delicate material.

“It’s very important, if you have something really important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, the old-fashioned way, because I’ll tell you what, no computer is safe,” Trump warned.

“I don’t care what they say, no computer is safe,” he added. “I have a boy who’s 10 years old; he can do anything with a computer. You want something to really go without detection, write it out and have it sent by courier.”

The comments were a departure from a statement that Trump issued through transition officials last week, in which he said that it was time for people to “move on’’ from the hacking issue but that he would be briefed on the matter by intelligence officials early in the new year.

On Thursday, President Barack Obama ordered a set of retaliatory measures against Russia over the election hacking, including expelling 35 Russian diplomats and shuttered two estates that it claimed had been used for intelligence-gathering.

The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, declined to respond in kind to the measures, a gesture that Trump appeared to view favourably.

The president-elect praised Putin’s action on Twitter and criticised media coverage that had been harsh about Russia.

Trump, who has sought a warmer relationship with Putin, has repeatedly scoffed at the notion that Russia was behind the hacking, a stance at odds with members of his own party.

At one point, the incoming president declared that the hacking may have been the work of “someone sitting on their bed weighing 400 pounds”.

Bobrisky Reportedly Set To Marry US Man (details)

Bobrisky gets a serious admirer all the way from America who wants to marry him.

Famous cross dresser Bobrisky has found himself more than a serious crush.

Today, Tuesday, January 2, 2017, self-acclaimed relationship expert Joro Olumofin shared a mail he received from the United States of America.

In the mail, the American man whose name was not revealed proclaimed his undying love for Bobrisky and said that Nigeria is not ready for him.

The unidentified 35 year-old man also said he is willing to take Bobrisky to America and marry him. “I want to bring him to the US and marry him.”

“I’m addicted to his Snapchat, the way he whine (sic) his waste (sic) my God!” the love struck man further wrote.

The man in question revealed he sent Bobrisky a message on Instagram which he replied to, but since then Bobrisky hasn’t paid much attention to him.

In November, Bobrisky revealed that he is not keen on sex and women.

“I am not a womaniser but that does not mean I can’t get down with a woman. One man’s food is another man’s poison. I am not the type who really loves sex or women. It takes a while for me to get into relationships. I went to a boarding school so I have been trained to be indoor.

“You hardly see me everywhere which makes it difficult to really be into women. I am only popular because God wants me to. I hardly attend parties or grant interviews. I didn’t struggle to be out there. Some habits are peculiar to men like drinking, smoking etc.” he said in an interview with Vanguard.

Concerning his relationship status, the cross dresser finally disclosed that he is indeed in a relationship with a lady currently in London.”My girlfriend is in London and she has been calling me to know the situation of things.”

Bobrisky, who hails from a Muslim family has also disclosed that practicing Islam would have been a problem for him if he was still actively involved in it.