Manchester City’s Aguero gets 3-game ban

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss the Manchester derby after being given a three-match ban for elbowing West Ham defender Winston Reid. The Football Association found the Argentine guilty of violent conduct after he clashed with Reid in the 3-1 win at the Etihad on Aug. 28. City failed in an appeal to get…

NDLEA arrests female pilgrim at Abuja airport

Mrs Binuyo Basira Iyabo Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), recently arrested a 55-year-old female pilgrim to Saudi Arabia, Mrs. Binuyo Basira Iyabo with cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Iyabo tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. NDLEA Head of Public Affairs, Mitchel…

Ekiti’s Anti-Grazing Bill | The Details and Ramifications

The Ekiti State Government, which has already passed a bill which has outlawed herdsmen grazing their cattle on the streets in the state. According to the bill which has been signed into law, any violator would be jailed for six-years. The Ekiti State House of Assembly penultimate Thursday passed the Bill which aim is to…

Saudi-bound female pilgrim caught, excretes 76 pellets of cocaine

A 55-year-old female passenger’s planned pilgrimage to this year’s hajj came to an abrupt end at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, after she was arrested for alleged narcotic ingestion. Basira Iyabo Binuyo has already excreted seventy-six (76) pellets of substances found to be cocaine, according to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)….

NDLEA nabs pilgrim with narcotic, resues two others

A 55 year old female pilgrim to Medina, Saudi Arabia to perform the annual pilgrimage has tested positive to narcotic ingestion at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. She was immediately placed under observation by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) The suspect identified as Mrs Binuyo Basira Iyabo has so…

Samsung To Suspend Sales Of Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Explosions

Bamidele Fashube, Abuja Nigeria GVE- Samsung on Friday, unfolded plans to suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 due to reports of exploding batteries. The world’s top maker of smartphones and ordinary mobile phones, will in return,  offer new devices for those who have already bought the large-screen smartphone, its mobile chief…

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 phone sales after battery explosions

A customer holds a Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Samsung says it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president…

Mob beats fashion designer caught molesting two-year-old

A 28-year-old fashion designer, identified only as Ituah, has been beaten up by a mob on Mosaku Street, in the Oshodi area of Lagos State, for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl. Our correspondent gathered that Ituah, who was later dragged to the Akinpelu Police Division, was caught by a neighbour while allegedly raping the victim….

‘Why HOS, Others Were Suspended’

Indications have emerged as to why the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike suspended four commissioners, including his Special Adviser on Lands, Anugbum Onuoha, and Head of Service, Barrister Rufus Godwin, on Wednesday. The Commissioners suspended are those of Chieftaincy Affairs, John Bazia; Culture and Tourism, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide; Finance, Dr Fred Kpakol and Sports,…

Man dies trying to fix faulty generator

Nigeria Police emblem Mr Ogbonnaya Nta, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Abia, has confirmed the death of Mr Chinweoda Ndubuisi, a pastor with Foursquare Gospel Church in Umuahia, the Abia capital. Nta in Umuahia on Thursday said that Ndubuisi, who was in his early 40s, died in an explosion from a faulty generator…

Understanding intellectual infringements in music

In January 2016, the Nigerian blogosphere witnessed tweet-storms at the behest of prominent musicians over copyright issues. Allegations of copyright infringement have been hurled in all directions. Many are incensed that a colleague, competitor or co-collaborator suddenly went rogue and profits from their works. They accuse them of using a composition and sound recording of their work without due authorization. There is a growing list of the artistes who…

Foursquare pastor dies trying to fix faulty generator

Felix Meduoye, General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Mr Ogbonnaya Nta, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Abia, has confirmed the death of Mr Chinweoda Ndubuisi, a pastor with Foursquare Gospel Church in Umuahia, the Abia capital. Nta disclosed in Umuahia on Thursday that Ndubuisi, who was in his early 40s, died in an…