EPL: Liverpool come from behind to beat Hammers

Liverpool survived a rare night of struggle in this stellar season to overcome West Ham United and close to within four wins of the Premier League title as keeper Lukasz Fabiansk suffered an Anfield nightmare.Victory means Liverpool equal the English league record of 18 successive wins, set by Manchester City from August to December 2017, with Jurgen Klopp’s side last dropping points in a 1-1 draw with Manchester United in October.The Hammers – whose fans staged protests against the club’s owners throughout – threatened to inflict Liverpool’s first league defeat…

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UNILAG gang rape: I felt used, confused after rape by 5 undergraduates – Victim 

A 17-year-old undergraduate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Monday told an Ikeja Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Lagos that she felt used, totally scared and confused after she was gang raped by five undergraduate students. The victim (name withheld), who identified her attackers as four UNILAG students and one from Babcock University, said she was further blackmailed with a video recording of the gang rape. The alleged undergraduate suspects were identified as – Moboluwaji Omowole, Chuka Chukwu and Peace Nwakanma, all aged 19, and James Aguedu and Joseph Osemeka, both…

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3 Yahoo Boys, female Native Doctor burnt alive over alleged murder of SSS3 student in Edo

Four persons have been burnt to death by angry mob over the death of a young girl in Otuo, Owan East Council Area of Edo State. New Telegraph learnt that the incident occured in the early hours of Monday It was learnt that the four victims were alleged involved in gruesome murder of a Senior Secondary School 3 student on Sunday night for ritual purpose. The murdered SSS3 student was said to have been killed at Ikhuera quarters by three middle aged boys in connivance with another woman for ritual…

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Kobe Bryant’s wife ‘files wrongful death lawsuit’ claiming pilot was reckless

The wife of Kobe Bryant has filed a lawsuit against the company that owned the aircraft that crashed and led to the tragic death of the LA Lakers legend, daughter Gianna and seven others. Vanessa Bryant has filed a lawsuit that alleges that the company who owned the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter, Island Express Helicopters and Island Express Holding Corp, were only allowed to fly under visual flight rules, and the conditions the day of the crash were not conducive for such flying, reports mirror.co.uk. The complaint, heard in Los Angeles…

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ASUU-EBSU begins strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Chapter, on Monday embarked on a warning strike to press home its demands for improved welfare of its members by the school management. The strike has crippled academic activities in the institution.   When our Reporter visited the permanent site of the institution, Ezzamgbo, the school was very scanty as few students were seen walking about. It was observed that though the lecturers were coming to school, they were,however, not entering the classes to teach the students.   Speaking on…

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47 governorship candidates move to join Imo Supreme Court review

Concerned by the unending legal battle that has characterized the Imo State governorship election, 47 Governorship candidates in the last governorship election in the state have declared their interest to join the suit for a review of the governorship election at the Supreme Court.   The governorship candidates, under the aegis of 2019 Forum of Governorship candidates in Imo, said they had approached their chairman, Dr. Chukwuemeka Elisa to immediately join the review case at the Supreme Court on their behalf.   At a press conference in Owerri, the group through…

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Ex-US Marine sets Guinness record by holding plank for more than 8 hours

It was a stiff competition.   A former US Marine broke the male world record for holding an abdominal plank — keeping the painful position for a staggering 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, Guinness officials announced.   George Hood, 62, of Naperville, Illinois — who is also a retired Drug Enforcement Administration supervisory special agent — achieved the astounding fitness record in Chicago on February 15, according to Guinness.   Hood set the same record once before, in 2011, when he held a plank for an hour and 20…

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Death of footballer: IG takes over investigation

Remo Starplayer, Late Tiamiyu Kazeem

…deploys 2 DIGs Worried by the circumstances surrounding the death of Remo Star player, Tiamiyu Kazeem in Sagamu, Ogun State on Saturday, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered an immediate takeover of investigations into the incident. Accordingly, Adamu has directed the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police in charge of Force Criminal Investigations Department (FCID), Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, to take charge with immediate effect. A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, said: “The IGP gave the order today, 24th February, 2020 while…

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Boko Haram insurgents ready to lay down arms, says Senator

The All Progressives Congress (APC) member representing Yobe East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, said on Monday that many Boko Haram insurgents are willing to lay down their arms but are afraid of the consequences of their action.   The former governor of Yobe State, who recently proposed a bill for the education, deradicalisation, and rehabilitation of the repentant insurgents,  on the floor of the Senate last week, disclosed this in an interview with journalists in Abuja.   The senator explained that his bill was not…

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Oyo public hearing: Miyetti Allah supports Amotekun, wants non-indigenes incorporated

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Against earlier reports that it would not support the South West security outfit, codenamed Operation Amotekun, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Oyo State, on Monday expressed its supports for the setting up of the Oyo State Security Network. The former Chairman of the association in the state, Alhaji Yakubu Bello, who was at the House of Chiefs, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan venue of the public hearing organised by the Oyo State House of Assembly on the Amotekun bill, denied the insinuation in some quarters that the…

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