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Enyimba Go Top of the League

Enyimba go top of the league following a 1-1 draw with Enugu Rangers. Read More »

Obama rejects Petition to Pardon Snowden

President Obama has rejected calls to pardon Edward Snowden for leaking details of America’s unlawful spying programme to the world. About 167,955 signatures have signed a petition in less than two years calling him a national hero urging the government to pardon him. In apparent   reaction to the petition, Obama’s advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism has maintained that Snowden ... Read More »

Italian Police arrest Eleven alleged mafia members

Italian Police have arrested 11 suspected members of outlawed Mafia group for using coded messages to help the fugitive boss of the Sicilian mafia evade capture. Matteo Messina Denaro, alias Diabolik, has secretly been giving orders using the traditional mafia system of pizzini – secret paper notes. Vito Gondola – an old-time Mafioso in his 70s, was among those arrested during the ... Read More »

Chelsea target Stones won’t be sold, states Martinez

The Spaniard says that Everton won’t welcome bids for their centre-back, who has been linked with Chelsea and both Manchester teams, stressing that he is at the right club Everton will not sell Chelsea target John Stones , according to manager Roberto Martinez . Stones The England international has become a major concern from the Blues, Manchester City and Manchester United, with rumours of a £30 million move to Stamford Bridge not far off. Jose Mourinho admitted on Saturday that the Premier League champions were being priced out of a move for the 21-year-old after failing with a £28m bid in July . And manager Martinez says he is looking to build a team around Stones, issuing a hands-off warning to any other team concerned with the player. He told reporters on Sunday: “You’re going to get clubs that are working with big budgets because they have been working in the Champions League but we are a club with nine league titles and you’ve seen today we celebrated a special memory [at Duncan Ferguson’s testimonial]. “We are a big club. What we want is to build and what we want to do is concentrate on the future and we are not a selling club by any means. The situation with John is as you would expect. “He is one of the most talented centre-backs in European football and we feel we have a special footballer with us. “There is nothing to discuss and teams putting bids in for him doesn’t mean anything.” Stones took part in Ferguson’s testimonial at Goodison Park as the Toffees lost to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Villarreal. Read More »

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears Read More »

Arsenal Beat Chelsea1-0 to win Community Shield at Wembley

Arsenals F.C have won the Community Shield for a second time in a row as they beat Chelsea at Wembley. Alex Oxlade- Chamberlain’s stunning strike at 24th minute was enough to secure victory for Wenger’s boys over the “special one” side. Both sides struggled to create chances but Wenger men were too difficult for Mourinho’s boys to break. With the ... Read More »

Snoop Dogg Stopped by Italian Customs carrying $420,000 in cash

California rapper Snoop Dogg was stopped on Friday as he was about to board a private plane bound for Britain with almost half a million dollars in cash in his luggage. The rapper was stopped by Italian customs at Lamezia Terme Airport in Calabria carrying $422,000, which is over the legal limit. The European Union allows travellers to carry up ... Read More »

Pregnant Girls Rescued in Asaba “Baby Factory” Raid

Eight  pregnant girls have been rescued from a suspected baby factory in Asaba, Delta, Nigeria. Spokesperson of Delta Police Command,DSP Celestina Kaku,in a statement in Asaba,said that detectives  acting on tip off, stormed a property  where eight  girls at different stages of pregnancy were discovered. According to Kalu, “on July 30, 2015, Police detectives from GRA Division, while acting on ... Read More »

Osama bin Laden’s Family Members killed in Plane Crash

Three members of late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden were among the four people that died when their private jet plane crashed landed at a car auction site near Blackbushe Airport in Hampshire, England. The news of the incident was released by Saudi Ambassador to Britain on Embassy’s official Twitter account. The ambassador, Prince Mohamed bin Nawaf expressed his ... Read More »