Saturday, September 15, 2012

Osaze Odemwingie Sent Off As Fulham defeats West Brom


Nigerian foward Osazie Odemwingie was sent off for kicking Fulham's Sascha Riether as his side suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of a gallant fulham side.

Dimitar Berbatov was the hero of the day as he scored twice in his home debut for Fulham as they beat 10-man West Bromwich Albion 3-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Berbatov transferred from Manchester United on deadline day, and in his first start he opened the scoring in the 32nd minute with a curving shot inside the left post, and made it 2-0 with a penalty on halftime. 

Google REJECTS America's Request To Remove Anti-Islam Video That Sparked World-Wide Protests

As anti-American riots spread across the globe, Google has rejected the White House’s request to remove a controversial anti-Islam YouTube clip that sparked the violent protests. 

The internet company, who own YouTube, said it was censoring the video in India and Indonesia after blocking it on Wednesday in Egypt and Libya, where U.S. embassies have been stormed by protestors enraged over the depiction of the Prophet Mohammad as a fraud and philanderer.

But, despite mounting political pressure, Google are currently refusing to fully take down the clip.

Male Doctor Arrested For Raping Another Man


A 25-year-old South African doctor has been arrested for rape in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday night.

He invited a 21-year-old man out for drinks on Wednesday, got him drunk and later raped him at his Macfarlane Street home, Colonel Vincent Mdunge said.

SowetanLive learnt that the victim woke up later in the night to find the doctor raping him.

He left the premises and reported it to police.

The doctor was arrested, and is due to appear in the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

South African Police Fire Shoots At the Mine Worker


South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas Saturday to disperse workers at platinum giant Lonmin’s strike-hit Marikana mine in a crackdown on rising unrest in the key industry.

An AFP photographer on the scene said rubber bullets were used after hundreds of workers regrouped in a shantytown near where police shot dead 34 people last month.

Protesters threw stones at officers and set tyres alight. One man was bleeding after being shot in the arm and the side of his body.

Former Minister Arrested For Oil Theft


A former Minister Of Interior ,Captain Emmanuel Iheanacho has reportedly been arrested in Lagos.He was picked up in connection with alleged oil theft.Investigations into a company linked to him led to his arrest.

The ex minister is believed to have been handed over to the State Security Service,SSS as investigations continue into the affair. Iheanacho had a controversial tenure as a minister as he was suspended only to be reinstated and later laid off.

Twist in Davido-Taxi Driver Case

On Aug. 12, 2012, CRIME DIGEST reported that popular singer, David Adeleke, aka Davido, allegedly assaulted a taxi driver in Lagos and that his publicist, Valerie Obaeze, claimed via an e-mail that the singer knew nothing about the incident.

In a related development, Hashiru Azeez, the employer of the taxi driver, whose name is Femi Ajibola, told CRIME DIGEST that Davido himself said that the taxi driver was assaulted by his cousins.
Azeez confirmed that he gave a Toyota Corolla to Ajibola on hire purchase.

Photos – Actress Monalisa Chinda’s Birthday Party Pictures


Nollywood star actress and producer Monalisa Chinda birthday party held at the Grotto Lounge and Bar, Victoria Inland was a star studded party.


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“You Cannot Islamise Nigeria,” Obasanjo Tells Boko Haram


Barely two days after the Borno State Governor sounded a similar warning, former president, Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, told members of the Boko Haram and their sponsors that they should have a rethink if they believed that they could win their current war against the Nigerian state.

The elder statesman had been responding to questions on “News Day” on the British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] when he sounded the note of warning. Describing such mission as an unattainable objective, he said they would soon realise that they were engaging in a futile exercise; particularly pointing out that they were naive to think that they could turn the into country to an Islamic state.