Tuesday 31 January 2017

Manchester United Icon ‘Nearing End’ Of Old Trafford Career

Wayne Rooney is contemplating the end of his Manchester United career, according to reports.

With 250 goals, Rooney, 31, is United’s record goalscorer in all competitions but he has lost his place in the club’s first team this season following the arrival of new manager Jose Mourinho.

The Chinese Super League has pursued Rooney before and according to The Times, he could leave Old Trafford for China as soon as next month. The newspaper claims Rooney has “told friends” his association with United will end in the summer, though the process could be expedited if China calls again.

Monday 30 January 2017

Serena Williams Beats Venus Williams to Win Her 7th Australian Open Title

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams was utterly unaware that a victory on Saturday night would put her back at No. 1. Her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, did all he could to keep her in the dark.

But there was no hiding the other statistical stakes as Williams walked back into Rod Laver Arena, headphones around her neck and game-face in place, to play her older sister Venus Williams in the Australian Open final.

Friday 27 January 2017


Another birthday, another place in the final of the League Cup, the gift that keeps on giving for Jose Mourinho. Shame the celebrations didn't go with a swing. This was an uncomfortable experience for the Manchester United manager and his players on a freezing night on Humberside when he stood shivering by the touchline and possibly regretted cutting off all his hair

Wednesday 25 January 2017

'I'll be back! - Clinton

'I'll be back!': Defeated candidate Clinton considers launching liberal television show to lay the groundwork for ANOTHER White House run
Hillary Clinton is reportedly considering the launch of a TV show to keep herself in the news
The move would position her for a 2020 presidential run, according to an insider
She recently offered a toast to friends gathered at her Washington home, affecting an Arnold Schwarzenegger accent and promising: 'I'll be back'
Clinton doesn't think Barack Obama will fight enough for liberal priorities, 'which leaves an opening for her to be the acknowledged leader-in-exile of her party'

Hillary Clinton is considering another run for president – and is mulling the idea of launching a television talk show to soften the ground for 2020.

Monday 23 January 2017 Petition For Trump To Release His Tax Returns Gaining Signatures

"The unprecedented economic conflicts of this administration need to be visible to the American people."
Donald Trump was sworn in to office Friday as the 45th president of the United States, and not long afterward, a petition was created on the official White House site demanding he release his tax returns.

Trump, a former reality TV star and businessman, was dogged by reporters and rivals on the campaign trail to release his taxes, which he refused to do because he says he is "under audit."

Saturday 21 January 2017

100,000 Women Marched Against Trump On Britain's Streets

Here comes the backlash! 100,000 women take to Britain's streets as part of worldwide demonstrations against President Trump as 500,000 self-styled 'p***yhats' march on Washington

Thousands of women and men have gathered for a global 'solidarity' march in the wake of the inauguration of US President Donald Trump. Some 2.2 million are expected to march globally, with 200,000 in Washington and 40,000 in London. In Washington (top left) many arrived wearing hand-knit pink 'p***yhats' -a message of female empowerment aimed squarely at Trump's demeaning comments about women. 

2017 Presidential Inauguration Day Ceremony - Full Pictures

45th President Of The United States

Inauguration Day Ceremony - Clinton Tweeted

"I will never stop believing in our country & its future. #Inauguration."
Many eyes were expected to be on Hillary Clinton when the former Democratic presidential candidate arrived to the swearing in event of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States on Friday.

Her arrival with husband Bill Clinton occurred at the same time President Barack Obama and President-elect Trump were leaving the White House for the traditional limo ride of the outgoing and incoming presidents to the U.S. Capitol, providing a split-screen moment on TV news of the former election rivals.

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Somali Town Bans Lavish Wedding Spending

A Somali town has banned lavish weddings to encourage young people to marry and stop them migrating.

Receptions in hotels would no longer be allowed and only three goats could be slaughtered to feed guests, Beled Hawa's commissioner told the BBC.

Spending limits of $600 (£500) on furnishings for a couple's new home and up to $150 for the bride price had also been set, Mohamud Hayd Osman said.

It is not unusual for a groom's family to spend about $5,000 on a wedding.

The BBC Somali service's Bashir Mohamed says this amount includes the bride price, wedding reception, outfits and jewellery for the bride as well as new furniture

"Islamic teachings indicated that getting married should be cheap," Mr Osman told the BBC Somali service.

Nigeria’ll Regain World’s Largest Cocoa Producer Position — FG

THE Federal Government has declared that Nigeria will regain her lost position as the world’s largest cocoa producer and exporter soon.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this during the inauguration of the Cocoa Relaunch Committee at the headquarters of the Ministry in Abuja.

Ogbeh said the government’s move to realise the lofty ambition was possible with the inauguration of Dr Olayiwola Oluwole-led committee for the country to attain the top spot from its current seventh position in world cocoa producing countries’ ranking. He said: “In-house here, we can say it is a shame for us to be seventh on the list of cocoa producers in the world. But we must reverse it to be at the top and that is why we are here. This is the time to do it and no other time than now.

Woman Abducted As A Baby Tearfully Pleads For Jailed Woman Who Raised Her

Kamiyah Mobley was abducted from a Jacksonville, Fla., hospital nearly two decades ago from her birth parents and raised in South Carolina under the name Alexis Manigo. Authorities closed the case after reconnecting Mobley’s birth parents with the 18-year-old, but she was visibly torn apart at the arrest of the woman she knew as “Momma.”

The bizarre case began when Gloria Williams, now 51, had a miscarriage in South Carolina and traveled to a Jacksonville facility, pretending to be a nurse caring for Shanara Mobley’s baby girl, who was just eight hours old.

Sunday 15 January 2017

John Lewis: I don’t See Trump ‘As A Legitimate President’

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said the Russian government’s apparent interference with the U.S. election delegitimizes Donald Trump’s victory.
The civil rights leader told “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd that he believes in forgiveness and working with others, but he said it would be exceptionally hard for him to forge a relationship with President-elect Trump.
“It’s going to be very difficult. I don’t see this president-elect as a legitimate president,” he said in a portion of the interview, published Friday.

Agricultural Bank Of China Fined $215M For Falsifying Transaction Documents

Agricultural Bank of China has agreed to pay a $215 million penalty for falsifying transaction documents involving China & Russia and trying to cover up US dollar trades with sanctioned Middle East Countries.

The New York State's Department of Financial Services (DFS) said that officials of the Chinese bank's New York branch were found to have masked U.S. dollar transactions that would have revealed violations of trade sanctions and money laundering laws. The Bank officials also silenced a whistle-blower who attempted to carry out internal investigations.   That action led to the officer's resignation in 2015.

DFS further discovered that certain Invoices involving China and Russia appeared to have been falsified. Other documents suggested that U.S. dollar trades were made with Iranian counterparties, and included information indicating dollar transactions made for the benefit of a sanctioned Iranian party.  The DFS also accused the Chinese bank of conducting dollar transactions involving an Afghan Bank client associated with narcotics traffickers and illicit cash flows.

Washington Protesters Vow To Fight For Civil Rights Under Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. civil rights activists vowed on Saturday to defend hard-fought gains in voting rights and criminal justice during the presidency of Donald Trump, kicking off a week of protests ahead of the Republican's inauguration.

About 2,000 mostly black protesters ignored steady rain to march and rally near Washington's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, as speakers urged them to fight for minority rights and President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, which Trump has vowed to dismantle.

The Rev. Al Sharpton, the rally's organizer and a veteran civil rights leader, said Democrats in Congress needed to be sent a simple message: "Get some backbone."

Friday 13 January 2017

Henry Interviewed Zlatan

'The pundits who talk... I don't remember them playing, but they will remember me for the rest of their lives': Ibrahimovic speaks to Henry ahead of United vs Liverpool (and Pogba drops in for a chat)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he chose to join Manchester United to prove his critics wrong and take up the challenge of re-establishing them as a major force in English football. Ibrahimovic has won trophies in Holland, Italy, Spain and France and now he has set his sights on winning a cup with Manchester United in England.

Thursday 5 January 2017


Champagne-fuelled parties, private jets, the Batmobile and James Bond SUBMARINE: Extraordinary spending of African dictator's playboy son who is on trial for using his people's cash to fund five-star lifestyle

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, 47, who is accused of corruption and embezzlement, was made Equatorial Guinea's vice-president and security chief by his father. He is pictured on Instagram skiing, scuba diving, walking with lions, partying with semi-naked women, sipping champagne, enjoying helicopter rides, and driving super cars, top-of-the-range motorbikes, speed boats and submersibles around a series of palatial estates. Posting under the name Teddy Nguema, often using the hashtag #luxuryliving, he reveals a life of astonishing wealth and privilege at a time when three quarters of the population of his tiny, oil-rich west African nation live below the poverty line.

Police Foil Armed Robbery Attack In Rivers & Arrest Policeman Who Rob Banks

On the 22nd December, 2016, the five (5) suspects mentioned above and other still at large stormed a Branch of Access Bank PLC in Port Harcourt, relying on information and active involvement of one of the staff of the Bank, the armed robbers successfully broke down the well fortified security doors and barriers and took over the banking hall. They were almost pulling down the vault of the Bank and other strong rooms in the bank with use of gas cylinder welding machine and iron cutters before the joint Police Teams of IGP’S Intelligence Response Team and Policemen from Rivers state Police Command swiftly moved in and dislodged them, thereby foiled the armed robbery attack on the Bank and made a prompt arrest of three (3) of the  suspects at the scene; namely Samuel Nwala ‘M’ 28 years, Lucky Ukwuoma ‘M’ 26 years, Kaale Taagabah ‘M’ 27 years

Wednesday 4 January 2017

23bn Diezani Bribe: 100 INEC Staff Face Suspension

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to suspend 100 of its officials this month over various amounts of money they allegedly collected from the N 23bn bribe fund facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources , Diezani Alison -Madueke , ahead of the 2015 general elections .
INEC confirmed to The PUNCH on Tuesday that it had received a report on the indicted staff from the investigations carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
It was learnt that the electoral umpire had started reviewing the report and that those indicted in the report would go on suspension.
A source in INEC stated that those found culpable would receive their letters of suspension before the end of January .

Sunday 1 January 2017

Premiership Managers & The Worth Of Their Regular Watches

One Premier League manager wears a £45,000 watch while another's cost just £40 (... and he ran out of time this week)

Courtesy of some painstaking research by ANTHONY GOODRIDGE, Sportsmail reveals which watch each Premier League boss wears. They range from £40 to £45,000 - and you'll be surprised who has the most expensive one

Antonio Conte is winning the Premier League managerial battle on the field but it is Sean Dyche who is top of the clocks when it comes to donning a stylish watch. 
The Burnley boss has often been spotted wearing a timepiece which costs a staggering £45,000 while Sportsmail can reveal Conte's regular matchday watch is worth £10,000. 

Research shows Bob Bradley, who was sacked by Swansea earlier this week, paid just £40 for his watch before he was told his time was up. 

Scroll down to see how much your manager's matchday watch is worth...