Thursday, June 28, 2012

EURO 2012: Italy Defeats Germany 2-1, To Face Spain in Final

LIVE: Germany 1-2 Italy

Italy have just defeated one of the tournament favourites, Germany 2-1. Super Mario Balotelli scored the 2 goals for Italy to make it 2-0 and both goals where scored in first half. while Mesut Ozil scored a late penalty during injury time to make it 2-1.

Italy have caused a great upset. Now Italy will face Spain on Sunday 2nd July 2012 for the final. Can Italy defeat Pre-tournament favourites, Spain? Let's see.

Faze Joins 2face At Now Muzik


Now Muzik, Nigeria’s leading artiste management outfit has confirmed that former ‘Plantashun Boy’, Faze has joined the league of artistes been managed by the company.
Efe Omorogbe CEO of Now Muzik, tells NET exclusively that the 35-year-old singer has been with the label for a while now. ‘He is now officially an artiste managed under theNow Muzik management team’.

Mode 9, Muna Set To Collaborate

Mode 9 and Muna

After a celebrated spat between revered rap star Mode 9 and ex-beauty queen turned rapper Munachi Abii, better known as Muna, the two are planning a music collaboration to seal their friendship in the industry.

Dropping the hint, Ayo Shonaiya, lawyer and Muna’s manager said there are plans on the two rappers collaborating. “I would say yes as I want that to happen. I’ve spoken to both of them and they are game. You know in this industry; it doesn’t happen until it happens. And when it does, we’ll take pictures and tweet picture,” Shonaiya told Hip-Hop World magazine.

Tinubu Receives US Black Mayors’ Highest Award


Nigeria has what it takes to become the renaissance beacon for African development if a dedicated leadership is in a place to lift country out of the precarious situation it now finds itself.
Former Governor of Lagos State and national leader of the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu made this assertion while receiving an award by the National Conference of Black Mayors, based in America in his office.

A Must Read: Married Lover Dies During Sex Romp

A married man, Amaechi Uche Padmore, has been arrested by the police and charged to a Lagos court on the allegation that his lover, Edith Nwokolo, died while he was having sex with her.
He is now facing a murder charge at Ebute Metta Magistrate’s court, Lagos over her death.
Sources learnt that the lovers, who are both married, engaged in sex romp at 94, Mushin Road, Mushin, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
It was gathered that while Uche was on top of Edith, she started breathing heavily, jerked and died.

Reps Oppose Sale Of NITEL, MTEL

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed for second reading a bill for the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC’s 2012 budget. The bill seeks to approve a total of N48, 836, 418.00bn.
The members of the lower chamber, however, opposed the planned sale of the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) and its Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) subsidiary, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTEL) as one entity.

Basket Ball: D’Tigers Lose To Greece

D' Tigers

Nigeria’s senior men’s national team, D’Tigers last night lost their first match at the ongoing four nation tournament in Brazil.
The Ayo Bakare led side, who in their last match recorded a surprise victory over Great Britain, lost to Greece by 88-76 points, no thanks to their defensive breakdown and a couple of forced turnovers which the Greek team capitalized on.

A MUST READ: ‘Firm Abandoned Me after machine Chopped Off my fingers’ Said Ifeanyi Okorocha

When Ifeanyi Okorocha, a machine operator with Therapeutic Laboratories Nigeria Limited, set out for work on March 1, 2012, he was full of life and spirit.

But his joy was cut short in the afternoon of the fateful day when the company’s industrial machine chopped off his fingers and damaged other parts of his arm.

The accident led to his journey to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos.
Okorocha, who said the accident occurred about 1.45pm while mixing water with powder, accused the company of abandoning him when he needed assistance most.

My Wife Demanded N1 Million From Me For Sex, Husband Tells Court

The Husband of a former Commissioner in Edo state, David Irhabor on Wednesday told Benin High Court 9, that his wife of 15 years had at a time demanded for N1 million from him before she could allow him to have sex with her.
Mr Irhabor, who was a former Senior Special Adviser to former governor Oserhiemen Osunbor, was testifying in a divorce suit instituted by his wife, Florence Igbinigie-Erhabor, a former Commissioner for Women Affairs, under former Edo State governor Lucky Igbinedion.

The respondent, Mr Irhabor said, though he never anticipated a broken marriage, but trouble started after his wife was appointed commissioner and then she suddenly resorted to keeping late nights.

He said that there was a time the wife abandoned their two children, absconded from home for three days, only to be caught inside a vehicle, romancing and kissing another man.

Man in Prison For Killing His Son

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered a 38-year-old man, Lomi Akinpelumi, to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing his son. The accused is standing trial for the alleged killing of his one-year-old son, Sileola Akinpelumi, by strangulation.

 The accused was alleged to have committed the offence on May 5, 2012 at about 10 p.m. at Orita Ojo area of the Odigbo magisterial district.

Man in court for breaking into lawyer’s apartment

The Osun State Police Command yesterday arraigned a 28-years-old man, Godwin Daniel, before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly breaking into the apartment of a lawyer, Mrs. Olatunde Adejoke, and stealing N460,000 and other valuables.

 According to the police prosecutor, Faagboyinbo Abiodun, the accused committed the crime on June24, 2012, between 10 am and 1pm at Ofatedo area of Osogbo. He said the crime was punishable under Section 411 and 390 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Volume II of Laws of Osun State 2003.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him, and his counsel, Okobie Nnabite, urged the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal term. The judge, Magistrate Olushola Aluko, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000 and adjourned the case till July 11.

Presidential Convoy Causes Confusion Among Road Users In Abuja; Defies Traffic Rules

VP Namadi Sambo is believed to be in the convoy
Presidential convoy caused great discomfort to road users in Abuja on Wednesday

A presidential convoy, believed to be carrying Vice-President Namadi Sambo, who was on his way from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, drove against traffic and caused serious confusion to road users along the Musa Yar'Adua Expressway on Wednesday.

Ondo 2013 Election : ACN Govs Endorse Akeredolu’s nomination

Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu

As preparations for the 2013 governorship election in Ondo State gather momentum, governors of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), have endorsed the nomination of the former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, as the candidate of the party. 

The governors who spoke at a joint interview at the City Hall, yesterday, after a book presentation entitled: “Fearless: The emergence of a Virile and Formidable opposition leader, political memoirs of Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila,” authored by Dr. Wale Okediran, Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State and his counterparts from Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, affirmed that he was the best among the entire aspirants. 

BBA Update: Prezzo breaks up with Goldie

Since their love affair began officially on Saturday, May 12, 2012, the housemates have managed to remain a ‘couple’ despite their frequent fights.

However, it seems as though Kenyan rapper, Prezzo, is now finally done with his Nigerian ‘lover’, Goldie.

He confided in his friend, Keitta, yesterday, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 about how tired he is with his relationship with the singer.

In his words, I’m not even eating the food she cooks from now on. I can make eggs. I am done. Watch this space. It’s time to bring the old Prezzo back…This chick is a weirdo and I found myself caught up in the mix.’

INEC Approves Permanent Voters Card

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the final specimen of the permanent voter cards to enable it begin the printing of 40 million cards. INEC’s ICT Director, Mr Chidi Nwafor, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.

Onyeka Onwenu Has Lost Her Brother To Death

Barely five months after the death of her mother, Ochiedike Hope Onwenu, Onyeka Onwenu’s only brother has also passed on. Her elder brother, Richard Onwenu, an accountant, died on Saturday, the 9th of June 2012 after a brief illness.
Burial proceedings for the deceased has been sent out. There will be a wake keeping session on Thursday, the 9th of August at Hon. D.K Onwenu’s compound in Ndianichie Obinetiti, Arondizougu, Imo State, followed by the burial on Friday 10, 12 after a Church service at St. Andrew’s. May his soul rest in peace…amen

Updated: 50 Cent Is Ok After Car Crash

50 Cent has been released from hospital after he was injured in a car crash.
The rapper was admitted to A&E following his collision on the Long Island Expressway in New York on Monday night.
His SUV was apparently struck by a truck.
US sources claim the truck driver has confessed to losing control of his vehicle, which reportedly flipped 50 Cent’s 4x4 over in the smash.

2 Brothers to Die For Stealing N39,040

The Benue Chief Judge, Justice Iorhemen Hwande, on Wednesday in Makurdi sentenced two brothers, Ibrahim Yau and Abubakar Yau to death by hanging for armed robbery.

The two brothers were arraigned for criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.

They were said to have conspired to rob one Simon Tartyough and Isaiah Kena of valuable property.
The property, stolen at gun point, were said to have included cell phones and money to the tune of N39,040 on Makurdi-Guma Road, sometime in March, 2010.

EURO 2012: Spain Reaches Final, Defeat Portugal 4-2 on Penalties

It was a good match. Portugal did well. The match ended 0-0 even after extra time. On penalties, Fabregas scored the winning penalties. Spain will now meet winner between Italy and Germany.

Gunmen kill Rivers’ ANPP Chairman

CHAIRMAN of All Nigeria Peoples Party, ANPP, in Rivers State, Mr. Julius Nwaofu, has been reportedly killed by unknown gunmen.
Confirming the development, son of the deceased, Mr Chima Nwaofu, said the killers only made away with the mother’s bag and mobile phone, adding that the family has recovered the phone. He said his father was killed at  7pm on Tuesday in Omagwa area of the state.