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Breaking: Lionel Messi says PSG is the best place for him to win UEFA Championships League again

According to Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain is the “ideal” place for him to win the UEFA Champions League once again.

Recall that Argentine superstar signed a two-year contract at the French club on Tuesday, ending his 19-year spell at Barcelona.

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India police arrest Nigerian man for duping job-seekers of over N28m in guise of providing jobs abroad

A Nigerian man based in india has arrested by indian police command for duping people in the guise of providing jobs, matrimonials, and sending gift packages.

The suspect identified as Daniel Obiano, a resident of Bengaluru, who came to India on a student visa, was arrested on Monday, August 9.

The accused, Obinna Fidelis Igboanugo, was arrested alongside Anil Kumar Pandey, a 36-year-old businessman.

Between May and July this year, Obiano and his associates allegedly cheated a software engineer from Kushaiguda and his cousin to the tune of Rs 51.3 lakh (N28,233,119.24) by promising to secure jobs for them in Canada. 

According to the police, the accused came into contact with other Nigerians in Bengaluru, and learnt about cyber frauds from them. He began cheating Indian citizens on social media platforms posing as a European.



“For this, Daniel along with his associates, created fake profiles on Facebook and sent friend requests to youngsters. They procured ATM cards of random people with the help of some agents by paying commissions. Similarly, they also bought SIM cards from shops without submitting any documents,” said Mahesh Bhagwat, Police Commissioner, Rachakonda.

Following a complaint, the Cybercrime police booked a case and with the help of technical evidence nabbed him from Bengaluru.



Police seized smart phones, SIM cards and other material from the accused and also froze his bank accounts with with a sum of cash of Rs 7.1 lakh.

The accused were booked under Sections 417,418,420 of IPC and Section 66 (C&D) of IT Act and sent to judicial custody.

The Rachakonda Police advised citizens not to accept backdoor job offers, adding that legitimate employers will never ask one to send money to acquire jobs.

FG summons Indonesian Envoy over assault on Nigerian diplomat – Officials

Indonesian ambassador has been summoned by Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama following the alleged assault on a Nigerian diplomat agent in Jarkarta, Indonesian.

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs is said to have seen a video that went viral on social media which showed the victim being manhandled and arrested infront of his offical quarters in the Asian country.

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Worlds Smallest baby at birth (212g) – the weight of an apple, goes home after 13 months in hospital

Worlds Smallest baby at birth (212g) – the weight of an apple, goes home after 13 months in hospital

A baby thought to be the world’s smallest at birth, Yu Xuan, has been discharged from a Singapore hospital after 13 months of intensive treatment.


Kwek Yu Xuan was just 212g (7.47oz) – the weight of an apple – when she was born and measured 24cm long.

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Billionaire businessman, Ned Nwoko, and wife Laila, throw their son a birthday party (photos)

Billionaire businessman, Ned Nwoko, and his moroccan wife, Laila, throw their son a birthday party. Ned Nwoko, and his Moroccan wife, Laila, recently threw a party for their son, Prince Sultan, as he turned a year older.

Actress Regina Daniels who is also married to the businessman joined them at the party.

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Hushpuppi was there for me when the church Abandoned me -Daddy freeze cries out

The media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly called Daddy Freeze, said he never had anything to do with Hushpuppi other than an interview which he had with him years ago when he was in Dubai on a work trip.

The controversial broadcaster, who recently said he is ready to defend himself should the FBI invite him for questioning concerning his relationship with Hushpuppi, has once again defended his infamous visit to the alleged internet fraudster’s home in Dubai in 2019.

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Buhari, PFN reacts to the passing of Rev Wilson Badejo

President Buhari, PFN reacts to the passing of ex-general overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church, Rev Wilson Badejo. The President described the departed as “a dedicated servant of God, who led the Foursquare Gospel Church for 10 years”.

He noted that the deceased was “committed to standing in the gap for not just his organisation but also for Nigeria”.

President Buhari urged the family to take solace in the fact that their father, a veterinary doctor, author, cleric, and public speaker, set a standard to be emulated by all and sundry.

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Actress Lilian Esoro loses Mum

Nigerian actress Lilian Esoro, took to her Instagram page on Saturday,7, 2021, to announce the passing news of her mother. According to Lilian, she found it hard to believe that the death of her mother came so soon.She said she will miss her mother terribly.

Read what she wrote below…

‘Julie girl…..There would have never been a good time for you to go, i never would have imagined it will be this soon. I still find this hard to believe. Maybe writing it down would! I don’t even know how to act anymore. I will miss you terribly.

“We all will. Mummy UWANILEEEE…. Hmm…”What do you want me to tell Jayden? Who will comfort me? Who will comfort us? You were your children’s angel here on earth! Fly with the angels and keep watching over us. This one is hard! Rest Well Mom”.May her sould rest in peace.

Lilian Esoro and Mum

Debola Williams and Kehinde Daniel wed in Lagos ( photos/videos)

Co-founder/CEO of RED Media, Adebola Williams and Kehinde Daniel, daughter of former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, had their church wedding today, August 7, 2021.

The wedding reception is holding at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

A huge number of Nigerian and Ghanaian celebrities turned out for the wedding.

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Mum jailed after leaving her toddler to starve to death while she travelled to celebrate her birthday

A teen mum who left her daughter at home to starve to death, while she traveled to celebrate her 18th birthday, has been jailed for nine years. Verphy Kudi abandoned 20-month-old Asiah at her flat in Brighton, England, for almost six days while she partied in London and Coventry.

She left her flat on December 5 and traveled to London to spend her birthday with her boyfriend.

On Dec 7, she attended a 1990s music concert in Elephant and Castle, south London, and had a DJ announce her birthday to partygoers while her daughter was alone at home. She stayed out until 4am at the concert.

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