Ondo monarch regains freedom four days after abduction

The Oluyani of Iyani in Akoko Northwest Local Government area of Ondo State, Oba Joel Daodu was on Tuesday released by his abductors four days after he was kidnapped along Owo/Ikare road. The traditional ruler, according to family sources was released after the payment of ransom to the suspected gunmen who abducted him on his way to Akure, the State capital after attending a social function in Oba Akoko in Akoko Southwest Local government area of the state. Sources in the family said the family paid N2million ransom before the…

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Nigerian journalist arrested for robbing four US banks

A Nigerian journalist and former United Nations employee was busted for robbing four Manhattan banks — all during his lunch hour, authorities said. According to New York Post, Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was picked up by cops on Monday and hit with two counts of robbery and two counts of attempted robbery for the crimes committed during his two-month spree. All four banks are within walking distance of his office at the Foreign Press Centre inside the US Mission to the United Nations, which is across the street from the UN…

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US gunman kills three people at random

  Police say that three people were killed and one was wounded when a gunman opened fire in downtown Fresno on Tuesday morning. Suspected attacker Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, shouted “God is great” in Arabic as police tackled and then arrested him, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. Chief Dyer told reporters the shooting spree was a “random act of violence”. The suspect was wanted for the murder of a motel security guard who was unarmed when he was killed on Thursday. “There is every reason to believe he acted alone,”…

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UEFA League: Controversy as Madrid beat 10-man Bayern

Aleti send Foxes out   Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as holders Real Madrid controversially overcame Bayern Munich in extra time to reach the Champions League semi-finals. Needing at least two goals to progress, Bayern led when Robert Lewandowski confidently drilled in a penalty. Madrid struggled to find rhythm at a nervy Bernabeu before Ronaldo headed in Casemiro’s precise cross. Bayern responded just 36 seconds later as Sergio Ramos’ own goal forced extra time, which the Germans had to play with 10 men after Arturo Vidal was sent off. Ronaldo…

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Minister rules out early rescue of Chibok girls

Hope that the remaining  Chibok girls, who were abducted by Boko Haram Islamic sect three years ago, will soon be rescued, seems dim as the Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd) has said that  it may take years  before they are found. Speaking to the  Hausa service of Voice of America(VOA) Tuesday, the Minister, however, said that security agencies are not resting on their oars as they are  still searching Boko Haram’s hideouts in the Sambisa Forest for the remaining girls. Dan Ali nonetheless pointed out that…

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Umahi bans coke, sprite, fanta

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave  Umahi Tuesday banned the  serving and consumption of Coca-Cola, Sprite and Fanta products  at government functions in the state. Apparently worried by reports alleging that some soft drinks in the country are dangerous to human health, the governor banned the soft drinks. Umahi placed the ban on Coke, Fanta and Sprite during a meeting with Traditional rulers and Town Union Executives in the state. A Lagos State High Court in a suit between Fijabi Adebo Holdings Limited and Emmanuel Fijabi Adebo against the Nigerian Bottling Company…

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Man breaks penis while having sex

A man has been reported to have broken his penis while having sex with his wife. Pushing the limit too much while having sex with different sex position could end in breaking one’s penis says  a Sexologists. According to a report, “the man and his wife were having sex when he heard a cracking sound, followed by his penis immediately swelling up and developing dark bruising, making it resemble an eggplant.  “When the man arrived at the hospital, his penis was badly swollen, discoloured, and protruding at an odd angle….

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