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Lampard speaks on Chelsea missing out from top four after defeat at Sheffield

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has admitted that his side could miss out from the Premier League top four this season following their 3-0 defeat to Sheffield United on Saturday night. Sheffield defeated Lampard’s men at Bramall Lane, thanks to David McGoldrick’s brace and a strike from Oli McBurnie. The defeat means Chelsea is in the third position on the Premier League table with 60 points after 35 games. The Blues will drop to the fifth position if Leicester City beat Bournemouth on Sunday and Manchester United defeat Southampton on Monday. “That is the reality (that we could be out of the top four). Today I am concerned about how we performed. I am not thinking about position, just the way we play. We can’t approach the rest of our games like today,” Lampard told Sky Sports. He added: “Th...

Popular tele-evangelist, Morris Cerullo is dead

Popular tele-evangelist and preacher, Dr Morris Cerullo, is dead. Cerullo died on Saturday in San Diego, California, United States, US. The clergyman who has authored over 80 Christian literatures died at the age of 88 years. Cerullo was born on October 2, 1931 in New Jersey to a Russo-Jewish/Italian family. Reacting to his death, founder and Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, described Cerullo’s demise as shocking. Okonkwo, who had invited Cerullo several times to preach, in a statement said: “My father – Dr. Morris Cerullo! Like a good soldier of Christ, you fought a good fight, finished your course and kept the faith (2 Tim 4:7). “Our consolation is that you lived an impactful life, raising men across the globe for Jesus. Adieu Papa Cerullo! We wi...

How Ibrahim Magu used ‘Pastors’ to launder funds abroad

A report by the Presidential Probe Panel has shown details of how Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), allegedly used a cleric to launder funds abroad. Magu is currently being interrogated by the panel headed by retired Justice Ayo Salami over allegations of lack of transparency in managing recovered assets and mismanagement of EFCC. A copy of the report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Saturday in Abuja disclosed that the founder of the Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministry, Abuja, Dr Emmanuel Omalewas was used by Magu to launder funds. Omale’s name was uncovered through an investigative report on EFCC’s activities by the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and mentioned in the final report of the P...

PDP leader commends Ondo Chief Justice over decision on Ajayi’s impeachment threat

The National Youth Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Usman Okai Austin, has commended the Chief Justice of Ondo State, Justice Mrs O.O Akeredolu for rejecting a request by the Ondo State House of Assembly to set up a probe panel against the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. Recall that Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu had on Friday declined the request by the Ondo State House of Assembly to set up a probe panel against the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. According to her, the request of the Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun, did not meet the constitutional requirements needed to impeach the embattled Deputy Governor. Reacting to the development, Austin slammed the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu Aketi, for attempting to manoeuvre the obtainability of democracy and the Nigerian r...

South African rapper, AKA tests positive for COVID-19

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, South African rapper, popularly known as AKA has tested positive for COVID-19. The singer made the announcement on his Twitter page. According to the 33-year-old, he decided to make his results public to raise awareness about the pandemic. “In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with others, AKA has chosen to make his results public. ”AKA pleads for everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines, to wear mask and to hold stringent hygiene measures by frequently washing hands and sanitizing,” he added. South Africa currently has over 238,000 confirmed cases of the virus.   CREDIT:DAILYPOST.NG

Peter Crouch names clubs to challenge Liverpool for title next season

Former Liverpool striker, Peter Crouch, has named Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United as the three clubs that will challenge Jurgen Klopp’s men for the Premier League title next season. Liverpool was crowned Premier League champions for the first time in 30 years last in June after Manchester City’s 2-1 loss against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Speaking on the team that can contest with Liverpool for next season’s Premier League title, Crouch told Daily Mail: “It may sound obvious, but the threat from Manchester City will be huge. “I saw John Stones said Man City’s dressing room still believes they have been the best team this season and I can understand why he said it — the way they attack is just beautiful to watch. “But Stones is wrong. Liverpool is deservedly 23 points clear,...

Troops rescue 3 kidnapped victims in Kaduna

Following intelligence by concerned Nigerians over the kidnapping of three victims by suspected kidnappers while working on their farm in Gwazunu village, Chikun LGA of Kaduna State, troops of Operation THUNDER STRIKE under the subsidiary of Operation Accord on Saturday, engaged the suspected Kidnappers with powerful firepower. A statement by Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General John Enenche said, that the suspected Kidnappers escaped with gunshot wounds into different directions even as they abandoned the kidnapped victims. The statement further explained that all 3 victims were rescued unhurt by the troops and have been reunited with their families According to the statement, “The military high command congratulates the gallant troops for their dedic...

Police arrest five in connection to rapper Pop Smoke’s death

The Los Angeles police have said that five persons have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of rapper, Pop Smoke during a home invasion in February. The Los Angeles Police Department in a tweet via its official Twitter account on Thursday said that three adult males and two juvenile males have been taken into custody. The Police also said that multiple people were in the home when the shooting took place. Recall that the popular 20-year-old New York rapper was killed at his home in Hollywood, Los Angeles. It was also learned that the rapper was attacked after two men wearing hoodies and masks entered the house and fired multiple shots. However, he was taken to a hospital in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead.   CREDIT:DAILYPOST.NG

US pilot survives as aircraft crashes in Afghanistan

Air Force pilot flying an Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucano has survived an aircraft crash during a training flight in Afghanistan. The U.S. military spokesman confirmed this on Friday. The spokesman said that preliminary indications show that the aircraft crashed due to “mechanical” issues even though the cause of the incident is still under investigation. “The pilot ejected prior to the crash and was safely recovered,’’ the U.S. army in Afghanistan confirmed. Also, local officials in Afghanistan’s north-eastern Baghlan province confirmed that the pilot rescued himself from the army aircraft in the province’s Doshi district using a parachute. The Afghan army did not disclose if the U.S. instructor was flying the aircraft alone or with an Afghan pilot, NAN reports. The A-29 light attack a...

I took hydroxychloroquine, I feel well – Brazil President

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who tested positive for coronavirus has announced that he is very well. Bolsonaro said this on his weekly Facebook live on Thursday at his official residence. The President had dismissed the seriousness of the virus and described it as mere flu since the beginning of the pandemic. Bolsonaro had criticized containment measures ordered by governors, health minister in Brazil despite the country being second most hit with Coronavirus behind the United States. Bolsonaro on Thursday said he started taking one hydroxychloroquine tablet every day after he started feeling unwell and now he is ‘very well’. The drug, originally tested to fight malaria, has been suggested as a treatment for COVID-19 in many countries but has not been formally approved. “I’m saying...

Super Eagles striker tests positive for Coronavirus

Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has tested positive for COVID-19. However, the results of his fellow Nigerians: Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian club, Genk, came out negative. The 26-year-old becomes the first Eagles star to test positive for coronavirus that led to the cancellation of suspensions of sports worldwide. “In the run-up to the first exhibition game of the season, the entire Genk group was tested yesterday (Tuesday). “Everyone tested negative except Onuachu,” a report on Belgian website hln.be stated. Onuachu returned to his club on June 28, after he was stranded for a week in Lagos due to travel restrictions caused by the pandemic.     CREDIT:DAILYPOST.NG

I will defeat Trump and win US 2020 presidential race, Kanye West

US rapper, Kanye West has vowed to win the 2020 presidential race. Speaking in an interview with Forbes and published on Wednesday, the music star announced that he no longer supported President Donald Trump. Recall that West over the weekend announced that he would run for president in 2020. He emphasized that he entered the presidential race to win it. Making reference to Trump’s trademark, red, “Make American great again“ baseball caps, Kanye said: “I am taking the red hat off, with this interview. “Like anything I’ve ever done in my life, I’m going to win”, he added. This is not the first time the rapper and husband to Kim Kardashian will be making his intention to run for the president.   CREDIT:DAILYPOST.NG

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