Saturday, 19 August 2017

Manchester City sign Nigeria striker Olarenwaju Kayode

Manchester City signed on Nigeria international striker, Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna on a four-year deal but soon after sent him on a season-long loan to Spanish side Girona.
The 24-year-old striker finished as the top scorer in Austria's top flight last season with 17 goals in 33 games.
Kayode is now the fifth City player to join the Spanish club on a temporary loan.
Four other City players, Brazilian £10.7m midfielder Douglas Luiz, right-back Pablo Maffeo, midfielder Aleix Garcia and Colombian winger Marlos Moreno have all signed loan deals with the Spanish club and will spend the 2017-18 season at newly-promoted La Liga side Girona.

Man City have not made any official announcement, but Girona have officially confirmed the loan deal for Kayode,
He scored 24 goals in 48 matches for Vienna last season, including two goals in two games against Roma in the Europa League.
Kayode, who has also played for ASEC Mimosas in the Ivory Coast, FC Luzern in Switzerland Maccabi Netanya in Israel. He represented Nigeria at the 2009 and 2011 Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups respectively.
He was previously linked with Newcastle, but the deal obviously didnt go through.
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‘Fingered’, harassed for sex, 12-year-old girl’s shocking accusation lands man in court

For more than one month, Jennifer, a 12-year-old girl, whose parents shared the same compound with a dry cleaner and his wife in Shasha area of Akowonjo, Lagos, allegedly endured consistent sexual harassment in the hands of the man she called Uncle Paul.
Paul Onobluduakpo, 40, is a Delta State indigene, who allegedly insisted on sleeping with the girl, until the harassment became unbearable for her.
“Sometimes, he would hit me in the bottom, and I would slap his hand away. He would call me ‘my wife, my wife’ and I told him I would tell his wife. He always did that when my mother or his wife was not around,” Jennifer told Saturday PUNCH.
According to her, after many previous actions like smacking her bottom and pinching her body parts, Paul took his harassment further one day when she was dressing up in the room.
“I did not know he was at the door and watching me as I was dressing up for church. He opened the net on the door. His wife was around. So that she would think he was just playing with me, he called out to his wife and told her ‘Come and see this small girl wearing bra o’. I was angry.

“Then, his wife came to meet me and advised that I should stop wearing bra at a young age. His wife did not know what was going on. I drew the curtain to dress up again and I saw him still peeping. I then shouted ‘Leave that place’ so that his wife would hear.
“Few days after that, I was having my bath in one of the two bathrooms we share in the compound. I noticed him passing frequently, he was trying to pull the curtain on the bathroom when I shouted at him to leave the place. He left without saying anything.”
The latest events happened after Jennifer, a year one secondary school pupil, started holiday and was at home with her 10-year-old sister.
According to Jennifer, her mother was away at work while her father works outside Lagos.
She said, “That day, I was in the room when he just came in and started saying, ‘Do you know I love you? He was trying to hold me and I told him I would shout. I told him to go and love his wife and children.
“He said, ‘You are my wife too’ and I said ‘God forbid.’ He suddenly grabbed me and put his finger inside my pant and I ran out of the room. When he heard my sister’s footstep, he walked away to his room.
“I reported all these incidents to my mother and she said anytime he attempted to touch me again, I should shout and run outside and tell anybody around the house what he did so that I would have a witness.”
Jennifer’s mother said he wanted him to be caught red-handed so, she did not confront him when her daughter reported the consistent harassment she had been suffering in the hands of their neighbour.
As expected, few days after that, Jennifer said she was playing with her siblings in the compound when Onobluduakpo again smacked her bottom.
The girl went straight to report to one of their neighbours and went inside.
“As I was entering our apartment, he followed me and I slammed the door again against him before he could enter. He was angry,” she said.
Jennifer’s mother told our correspondent that she reported the case to the Esther Child Rights Foundation immediately she heard of Paul’s latest action.
“My daughter said that once in a while, Onobluduakpo gave her N100 just so she would not reject him when he intended to perpetrate his evil intention. I restrained myself from confronting him because I did not want him to run away. The most annoying part was that my daughter said the man also once touched the breast of her 10-year-old sister.
Onobluduakpo was eventually arrested and detained at the Shasha Police Division, Lagos on Tuesday.
Saturday PUNCH reached out to the Shasha Police Division where officials of the children’s unit explained that the man had now been charged to court.
Officials at the station said he was arraigned on Thursday at an Ogba Magistrate’s Court on charges of attempted defilement and sexual abuse.
Onobluduakpo pleaded not guilty as the charge was read to him. He was later granted bail in the sum of N300,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Executive Director of Esther Child Rights Foundation, Mrs. Esther Ogwu, appreciated the police for taking the decision to prosecute Onobluduakpo immediately.
She, however, urged the police to sustain the prosecution by seeing it to the end in order to serve as a deterrent to other men who may seek to molest young girls.
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Comedian, I go dye, shares throwback photo from his first one room rented apartment

The comedian shared the photo on his IG page and wrote
"The year 2000,my first one room rented apartment...the beauty of our dreams is remembering where you are coming from; don't look down on anyone.perhaps their today is even better than where you are coming from, you have the chances to make it more than anyone.don't give up"

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Rare photo of Pastor Adeboye publicly kissing his wife

So cute! They have been married for 50 years!  See full photo below

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JAY-Z addresses Kanye West beef & why they haven’t spoken since

JAY-Z addresses Kanye West beef
JAY-Z has opened up about his alleged feud and tumultuous relationship with Kim Kardashian’s husband, Kanye West.
The rapper, 47, recently chatted with Rap Radar hosts Elliott Wilson and Brian “B.Dot” Miller to discuss his song “Kill Jay Z,” the single off his latest album, 4:44, in which he sent a few jabs Kanye’s way.
You recall in the single, the Tidal founder raps:
“I know people backstab you, I feel bad too/ But this ‘f— everybody’ attitude ain’t natural/ But you ain’t the same, this ain’t KumbaYe/ But you got hurt because you did cool by ‘Ye/ You gave him 20 million without blinkin’/ He gave you 20 minutes on stage, f— was he thinkin’?/ ‘F— wrong with everybody?’ is what you sayin’/ But if everybody’s crazy, you’re the one that’s insane.”
During his Rap Radar sit-down, JAY-Z said:
It’s not even about a Kanye diss. It’s not a diss, I’m talking to myself the whole time.”
However, some of Kanye’s past comments did make the husband of Beyoncé upset.

“You got hurt, because this guy was talking about you on a stage,” JAY-Z said referencing West’s infamous Sacramento concert rant last year.
“But what really hurt me, you can’t bring my kid or my wife into it. … We’ve gotten past bigger issues, but you brought my family into it, now it’s a problem with me.”
You know it’s a problem because me and him would have been talked about it, been resolved our issues. And he knows crossed the line. He knows. And I know he knows. ‘Cause we’ve never let this much space go between one of our disagreements and we’ve had many. That’s part of who we are.”

“Don’t talk about anyone’s kid on stage. Our children are already in this place where they’re affected by our celebrity. Don’t go and do something that’ll allow people to pit us against each other. Don’t do that.”
In Sacramento, California in November of last year, West told a concert audience that he had a hard time reaching his mentor.
“JAY-Z, call me, bruh. You still ain’t calling me. JAY-Z, call me. Aye, bruh, I know you got killers. Please don’t send them at my head. Just call me. Talk to me like a man.”
Shortly after, Kanye West’s tour was canceled, and he was hospitalized.
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Photos: Nassarawa state governor and his wife visit President Buhari in London

Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa state and his Wife Hajiya Mairo, paid President Buhari a visit, at the  Abuja House, London yesterday August 18th.

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Beautiful new photos of Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner is undeniably ravishing in these new photos!
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"The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over" - Steve Bannon speaks

Following his exit from the West Wing on Friday, ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon declared that the Donald Trump presidency that his brand of populist, right-wing conservatives helped make a reality is "over."

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Video: Presidential jet departs UK for Nigeria as President Buhari returns today

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‘We won’t go back to class until govt meets our demands’ – ASUU president

Asuu strike no end till demands met
The President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Abiodun Ogunyemi, has said Nigerian lecturers will not go back to classes until Nigeria government meets their demands.
Here’s what Prof. Abiodun said in an interview with ADELANI ADEPEGBA of Punch:
The issue of strike actions being incessant is a reflection of the insensitivity of the political class. You don’t see reasonable unions like the Academic Staff Union of Universities just going on strike without making its case very clear.
At every point that we have had to go on strike, we would have written several letters. We would have made consultations, held meetings and sometimes, we would have published paid adverts to put our matter in the court of public opinion.
But because the political class does not see education as a priority, they would always ignore us.
Look at the history of Nigeria, there was a time when public primary and secondary schools were the toast of everybody. Consider the 1960s, 1970s, private schools were few and far between.
Most of us you see today attended public schools, but it became expedient for us, almost everybody in my generation, to start patronising private schools when it became evident that the political leaders over the time have neglected public primary and secondary schools.

What we see from the way Nigeria is going is that the political class in government is determined to destroy public universities and that is why ASUU is insisting that appropriate attention must be given to the public universities.
Each time we say that, it doesn’t mean we are not sensitive, it only means government should address the drift that may take public universities to the same level public primary and secondary schools have got to.
I don’t believe the government is helpless.
Some people would ask: is this the appropriate time to go on strike? There would never be an appropriate time.
When the economy was doing well in 2013, 2014 and even up to 2015, government didn’t implement the memorandum of understanding it reached with us. It was only when we insisted that enough was enough that they attempted to do what was proper.
As I talk to you, two of my children are in public universities. My predecessor in office has two children in public universities. We have our children in public universities, but if you talk of the political class, they can afford to advertise their children who are graduating from foreign universities on Facebook and other social media platforms.
Where would I get money to send my children to Cambridge or Oxford University? That is the question.
Is it now that the government is paying fractions of salaries that lecturers would afford to send their children to foreign universities?
The truth is that our focus should be on the ruling class, they are making everybody poor in order to continue to dominate us. The children of the rich get the best quality education to come back and dominate the children of the poor who are struggling to attend our underfunded, under-equipped, under-prepared educational institutions. So, we have to break that cycle.
This strike will end when government is ready to do the right thing as we spelt out during our engagement with the government at the National Assembly in November last year.
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