FA fines Everton defender, Mina, £10,000 for breaking betting rules

Everton’s Yerry Mina has been fined £10,000 and warned as to his future conduct after admitting breaching Football Association betting rules. Mina, 24, appeared in a TV advert for Colombian betting company Betjuego. In mitigation, Everton said defender Mina’s “command of the English language is limited” and that he did “not understand the information on betting”. The FA said the fine is “appropriate and proportionate in the circumstances”. Mina joined the Toffees from Barcelona in August 2018, reports the BBC. The FA called the case “unusual” and recognised “strong mitigation…

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FA fines Everton defender, Mina, £10,000 for breaking betting rules

Everton’s Yerry Mina has been fined £10,000 and warned as to his future conduct after admitting breaching Football Association betting rules. Mina, 24, appeared in a TV advert for Colombian betting company Betjuego. In mitigation, Everton said defender Mina’s “command of the English language is limited” and that he did “not understand the information on betting”. The FA said the fine is “appropriate and proportionate in the circumstances”. Mina joined the Toffees from Barcelona in August 2018, reports the BBC. The FA called the case “unusual” and recognised “strong mitigation…

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Court sentences businesswoman to 7 years in prison for abusing maid, 10

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, in Jos, on Friday sentenced a 37-year-old businesswoman, Rita Agom, to seven years in prison for abusing her 10-year-old maid. The judge, Lawal Suleiman who sentenced Agom, however, gave her an option to pay a fine of N125, 000. Suleiman also ordered the convict to pay the hospital bills accrued for the treatment of the child. Agom had pleaded guilty to the offence and begged the court for leniency. Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Momday Dabit, told the court that the case was…

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10,000 farmers will benefit from N9bn Dangote‎/Oyo rice production agreement – Ajimobi

The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday disclosed that over 10,000 farmers will benefit from Oyo State Government partnership arrangement with Dangote Group that will gulp N9bn for rice production. According to the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun in a press statement made available to New Telegraph Thursday, Senator Ajimobi made the disclosure at the official launch of WAMCO Milk Collection Centre, Saki, saying that the milk collection Centre is the fifth of its kind and has a total milk collection capacity of about…

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Golden £10,000 vibrator goes on sale in the UK

  We all know someone who only uses things of the highest quality. It’s time to ditch your vibrator and get a 2-in-1 vSculpt wand fine wines, fashion from high-end stores, and black cabs only. Oh, and their £10,000 golden vibrator. Fancy sex toy brand Lelo has recently teamed up with Ann Summers to launch what they claim to be the world’s most expensive sex toy collection. While Lelo’s selection of toys will usually set you back a hundred or few quid, items in the Luxe range seem to follow…

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Lingard signs long-term United contract

    Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard has signed a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until 2021, the Premier League club said in a statement on Thursday. Lingard, who will earn up to £100 000 a week according to British media reports, has an option to extend the deal by a further year. “Manchester United has always been a big part of my life,” Lingard said in a club statement. “I have been with the club since the age of seven and I feel great pride…

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Ronaldo: If Hazard joins Real, I’ll leave

According to Diario Gol, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is not a fan of his club signing big name forwards such as Eden Hazard or Antoine Griezmann, as he’s afraid of them being a danger towards his position in the team’s starting eleven. The Spanish giants have been tracking the Blues winger for a few years now and are prepared to make a world-record bid of £100m for him this summer, but might want to think again following Ronaldo’s warning for the club chairman Florentino Perez, who often handles the…

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‘Stars playing for their City futures’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warned his under-achieving squad that they are playing for their futures at the Etihad Stadium. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach, tasked by the Abu Dhabi owners with establishing the club among Europe’s elite, has found his first season to be more demanding than he might have expected. City made an early exit from the Champions League last month, losing to Monaco in the last 16, the first time Guardiola has not reached the quarter-finals as a coach. Their 2-2 draw at Arsenal on…

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EFCC arraigns ex-Perm. Sec. for ‘hiding’ N97.3m, $139,575.50, £10,121.52 in bank

A former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Illoh Onubuogo Clement, was on Monday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before Justice Babs Kuewumi of a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly hiding the sums of N97.3 million, $139, 575. 50 and £10,121.52 in a bank. He was docked on a three-count charge of failure to make full disclosure of his assets with the bank. In the first count, the accused person was said to have “failed to make full disclosure of…

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