Champions League : I don’t have too many regrets or complaints – Klopp

Who’s saying what after Wednesday’s night of Champions League action which saw Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-0 and Barcelona see off Roma 4-1 in their quarter-final, first leg ties:

“The first half was brilliant. It was how football should look. We knew about the quality of City but also about our quality as well. The result is not what we expected but we needed to play more football in the second half.” Read more

Nigeria to open new consulate in Benin Republic – Envoy

Nigeria would soon establish a consulate in northern part of Benin Republic to provide diplomatic services to its citizens in the area, Nigeria’s Ambassador in Cotonou, Kayode Oguntuase, has said.He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Cotonou that the new consulate would be established to meet diplomatic and consular needs of Nigerians in that country. Read more

BREAKING: Court jails Bollywood star Khan for five years

An Indian court on Thursday jailed Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for five years for killing endangered animals on a hunting trip,

Prosecution lawyer Mahipal Bishnoi told reporters outside the court in the Rajasthan city of Jodhpur: “The court has given a five-year jail term and fined Salman Khan 10,000 rupees ($150). Read more

Pipeline Vandalism: residents panic over oil spill in Isheri-Ikotun road

Residents of Fagbile Estate, Isheri Ijegun Road, a suburb of Lagos, have fled their homes as a result of a broken petroleum pipe which spilled its content in the area. One of the residents told Newsmen on condition of anonymity, on Thursday in Lagos that she was woken up by the smell of fuel from the broken pipeline. Read more

Brazil’s ex-president Lula bound for jail

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was on the verge of going to prison Thursday after the Supreme Court rejected his bid to delay a 12 year sentence for corruption in a ruling that split the country and upended this year’s election. Following the court’s narrow decision against allowing Lula to remain free pending new appeals. Read more

Nigeria spends 5 times less per person on healthcare than SA

The Nigerian government has a “poor attitude” towards financing healthcare, a national newspaper stated recently. To make its case, it compared Nigeria’s health spend to that of South Africa.“It has been reported that South Africa spends about seven times more per head on healthcare than Nigeria does,” Nigeria has budgeted N340.5 billion for health in 2018, or about 3.9% of the total budget. Read more

Police recover 948 arms in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State said it had recovered 948 guns under the state amnesty programme and police operations in last 24 months.The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Murtala Mani, disclosed this at a news conference in Sokoto on Wednesday, Mani said the recovered and surrendered weapons, included AK47, double and single barrel and locally fabricated guns with 1,200 ammunition. Read more

 

 

Ex-police officer Katitu sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for murder

A popular police officer Titus Musila, alias Katitu whose arrest sparked protests, demonstrations and running battles between residents and law enforcers has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. High court Judge James Wakiaga while delivering the judgement Thursday said despite Katitu being a hero to the people of Githurai, he acted against the law by taking a life of an individual. Read more

Reno Omokri exposes messages sent by APC in bid to win his Support(PHOTOS)

Ex-presidential aide, Reno Omokri has exposed the All Progressives Congress, APC for trying to reach out to him via Twitter. Omokri posted screenshots of private messages sent by the APC’s official handle to his account seeking ‘friendship and collaboration’.Trouble started after the official APC twitter handle criticized Omokri Read more