Manchester United In Regular Contact With French Goalkeeper

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L’Equipe have reported that Manchester United have in recent weeks made regular contact with Tottenham and French Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris

De Gea is expected to sign for Real Madrid before the end of the transfer window and Manchester United are keen to get a capable replacement for the Spaniard

Spurs captain Lloris will be their first choice as his replacement according to L’Equipe and the Red Devils are eager to bring him to Manchester

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The Late Episode: Here’s What All The Football Papers Reported This Morning

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Manchester City are set to make a £71m bid for Juventus’s 22-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba. (Mirror)

City will also bid for Wolfsburg’s 24-year-old attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, and return with an improved offer for Liverpool’s 20-year-old forward Raheem Sterling. (Star)

Manchester United have made direct contact with Tottenham over signing striker Harry Kane, 21, for £40m as a long-term replacement for Wayne Rooney. (Sun)

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Newcastle will increase their attempts to sign £15m QPR striker Charlie Austin, 26, this week, with boss Steve McClaren hoping his brief spell as R’s coach will give him the edge (Express)

However Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe – who tried to sign the striker from Poole Town six years ago – is willing to bid £14m and will make his move this week. (Sun)

Manchester United’s 31-year-old striker Robin van Persie has agreed a deal in principle over a transfer to Turkish club Fenerbahce. (Observer)

But the Dutchman wants United to pay out the final year of his contract, worth £12m, even though Fenerbahce will match his £250,000-a-week salary. (Mirror)

Newcastle are set to sign 24-year-old PSV captain and forward Georginio Wijnaldum for £15m after he rejected a move to Sunderland, who are now looking at Everton winger Aiden McGeady, 29. (Sunday People)

Manchester United are planning to make an improved offer for Southampton’s 25-year-old defensive midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, after seeing a £20m bid rejected. (Observer)

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos says he is “not negotiating with anyone”. The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Old Trafford. (AS)

Both Ramos and Schneiderlin have reservations about moving to the Red Devils, with the latter favouring a move to Arsenal. (Times)

United have told Real they will not sell goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, unless they are allowed to sign Ramos. (Telegraph)

Chelsea will complete the signing of Stoke’s 28-year-old goalkeeper Asmir Begovic for £8m this week. (Telegraph)

The Blues are trying to wrap up the deal as soon as possible because United are also considering a move for the Bosnia international.(Mail)

Liverpool and Arsenal are interested in signing Barcelona’s 27-year-old Spanish forward Pedro. (Sport – in Spanish)

French club Bordeaux remain reluctant to sell Uruguayan striker Diego Rolan to Newcastle, despite receiving a £10m bid for the 22-year-old. (Sud Ouest – in French)

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has flown to Spain to finalise a deal with Atletico Madrid for their 26-year-old Belgian defender Toby Alderweireld, who spent last season on loan at Southampton. (Mail)

Watford have agreed a deal with Tottenham over the signing of French midfielder Etienne Capoue and will confirm the 26-year-old early next week. (Watford Observer)

The Hornets have held talks with Harry Kewell as they look to appoint a new manager of their U21 side. Kewell, 36, is now retired but the Australian used to play for Leeds and Liverpool. (Sky Sports)

Centre-half Martin Skrtel, 30, will sign a new three-year contract with Liverpool on Monday. (Star)

Real Madrid are set to sign 28-year-old Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, who had been a target for Premier League sides. (La Tercera – in Spanish)

West Ham are competing with Tottenham and West Brom in the race to sign Basel’s 18-year-old striker Breel Embolo, who is valued at £10m. (Sunday People)

Lionel Messi’s brother Rodrigo was hit by a supporter during Argentina’s Copa America final with Chile, which Messi’s side lost on penalties. (Marca)

Crystal Palace have confirmed they are interested in signing 29-year-old Paris St-Germain midfielder Yohan Cabaye, who played under manager Alan Pardew for Newcastle. (Talksport)

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Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike Converts To Islam

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Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has sensationally said he is now a Muslim. According to Turkish daily Fanatik, Emenike had failed to join the squad up for breakfast on Saturday. Following Fenerbache coach Vitor Pereira’s probe into why he didn’t show up for breakfast on Saturday, Emenike replied “I’m fasting.”

But when Pereira replied: “You’re not a Muslim,” insisting that Emenike is a Christian, in response, the former Spartak Moscow player did not back down. “I became a Muslim, I am a Muslim,” he continued to claim.

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A-Q Announces ‘Son Of John’ All Hip-Hop Concert

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A-Q and Hustle Ink are holding an all hip-hop concert to celebrate the launch of the digital version of A-Q’s ‘Son Of John’ concert.

The ‘Son Of John’ concert is slated to hold on August 1st at Piccadilly Suite, No. 3 Piccadilly Street by Igbo Efon Roundabout (After Jakande roundabout beside Samsung Office, Lekki).

The event will see some of Nigeria’s greatest hip-hop minds such as Weird MC, Modenine, M.I., Terry the Rapman, Ill Bliss, Vector, Eva, Show Dem Camp, Loose Kaynon, Yung 6ix, Godwon, Iceberg Slim, Pherowshuz, Sossick, Teeto Ceemos, M. Trill, Cyrus Da Virus, Erigga, Mojeed, Ozone, Kraft, Eclipse, Boogey, Uzi, Efa, Poe, Peter Clarke, Lord V, Paybac, 2 special appearances and many more.

The DJs for the night include DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Tommy (93.7 FM), DJ Kalifornia and DJ Vise and will be hosted by Arthur (93.7 FM) and S Dot.

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Buhari Condemns Potiskum Church Attack, Assures Freedom To Practice All Religions

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President Muhammad Buhari has condemned the killing of 6 people in a church in Potiskum, Yobe.

In a statement released through his special adviser on media and publicity Femi Adesina, the President revealed his sadness at the incident and promised the administration would do all it could to end the attacks.

The President wholly condemns the resumption of attacks by terrorists on places of worship which are highly revered places of prayer and communion with God for most Nigerians.

READ: Suicide Bomber Kills Six At Church In Potiskum, Yobe

“Nigerians are a very religious people and President Buhari believes that the terrorists who wantonly attack our places of worship have willfully declared war on all that we value, and must therefore be confronted with all our might and collective resolve.

“The President reaffirms his administration’s total commitment to doing everything possible to eradicate Boko Haram, terrorism and mindless extremism from Nigeria in the shortest possible time.

READ: We Will Negotiate With Boko Haram, If They Are Willing – Presidency

“President Buhari assures all Nigerians that terrorism will ultimately be defeated and full security restored in all parts of the country for people to safely practice their respective faiths with liberty wherever they may reside in the nation.

“The Constitution gives all Nigerians that right and the present Administration will deploy all required force and resources to protect citizens’ right to freedom of worship.”

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Newcastle United Intrested In Highly-rated Northampton Town Striker

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Newcastle United are tracking highly-rated 19-year-old Northampton Town striker Ivan Toney but are yet to agree on any deal

It should be noted that Ivan Toney, Northampton’s youngest ever player, was close to joining Wolverhampton Wanderers for a fee in the region of £600,000 in November but the deal fell through due to a failed medical.

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APC Absolves Itself From Blame As Police Investigate Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu

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The All Progressives Congress has stated that it has nothing to do with the invitation by police of deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu.

The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase reportedly summoned Ekweremadu over alleged forgery of Senate rules.

READ: National Assembly: Senator Ekweremadu Wins Deputy Senate President Elections

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the APC said that it had no afore knowledge of a petition written to the police over the matter.

”However, if, as the PDP claims, the petition concerns alleged altering of the Senate’s Standing Rules on the process of electing Presiding Officers, that is a clear case of forgery which the police have a duty to investigate. Questioning the right of the police to carry out their duties in this regard amounts to intimidating the security agency.

”Forgery is a crime that is being regularly investigated by the police, and it beggars belief that such investigation will now be interpreted to mean that Nigeria is descending into dictatorship or that democracy and the enjoyment of personal freedoms are now endangered. These claims by the scaremongering PDP are far fetched and preposterous,” it said.

READ: Buhari, Tinubu Conflict On Way Forward As APC Crisis Worsens

The statement implored Ekweremadu, if truly he was innocent, to rise to the call and clear his name.

”President Muhammadu Buhari has repeatedly said that at every point, the law must be supreme and everyone must respect the law, if the nation’s democratic system is to survive. Extrapolating a police invitation of anyone, no matter his status, to mean the onset of dictatorship is itself an invitation to lawlessness and anarchy, which permeated the long but ineffective rule of the PDP.”

 

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Negotiate with FG and stop the killing-Saraki tells Boko Haram

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Senate president,Bukola Saraki has called on Boko Haram to accept president Buhari’s offer of negotiation.This comes as it was revealed the FG is ready to negotiate with the insurgents to bring an end to insurgency ..In a statement released by his media office, Saraki condemned the killing of 6 at the Redeemed church in Yobe today…His statement reads

My heart is with individuals and families who were directly or indirectly affected by this ungodly, sadistic and evil act,Sending Nigerians to their untimely grave can never be the solution to any religious, political or economic grievances.Besides, the Federal Government has demonstrated enough political will to engage any group in dialogue aimed at bringing these vicious and sad attacks to a final stop.
The recent position of the Federal Government that it would not oppose negotiation with the insurgents ‘if the Boko Haram terrorist group opt for it’ ought to be seen as an olive branch extended to the sect by the present administration. And I urge them to take advantage of that opportunity to drop their weapons.
“I urge Nigerians not to give in to fear or be discouraged as a result of these renewed attacks as the Senate and the National Assembly under my leadership will maximally support President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to retool and motivate the Armed Forces to decisively prosecute the war against terrorism”, the Senate President said.


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Ayo Adesanya shares sexy photos to mark 20th anniversary as an actress

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 Beautiful Yoruba actress, Ayo Adesanya marked 20 years in the movie industry today ..She shared hot new photos and wrote

When I look back at the years have been doing this I am always grateful….20 years of being camera friendly…I am always grateful …20 years of hearing the word action and cut…am always grateful despite the turbulence in between God gave me a second chance and I came back fully just few years back….when I look back at this New me I see positivity and this has been made possible just because you are here….thank u for that special support


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BOLLY LOMO TALES: “You Must Eat”

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Ever tried picking up a girl on the side of the raid and then she turns into a food item in your car! Well, BollyLomo had his encounter with a girl (Saeon) who turns into amala and a banana after picking her up.

#360Nobs & #iCirculate have decided to bring you @BollyLomo’s tales past a 15 second #instagram video post. It’s only fair that we had Bolly give you the full gist of his daily encounters.

Here’s the fourth episode of BollyLomo’s tale

Watch:

Click here to view the embedded video.

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Gabrielle Union poses with pigs during romantic vacation(Photos)

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 Gabrielle Union and hubby, Dwayne Wade recently embarked on a romantic vacation .The 42 year old actress flaunted her perfect bikini body as she chilled with her 33 year old husband ..She then got in the water to pose with some pigs..


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Keep praying for Buhari-Jonathan reacts to recent killings by Boko Haram

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After his long silence, former president of Nigeria,Goodluck Jonathan has shared his thoughts on the recent spade of killings by Boko Haram..Over 600 Nigerians have been killed in the past one month ..Jonathan wrote on his official Facebook page

The death of any Nigerian at the hands of terrorists is a sad reminder that the war on terror is a task for all Nigerians not just the armed forces. I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray for peace in Nigeria and to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the government does its best to bring an end to these acts of terror and secure all Nigerians. May God bless Nigeria.”

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Peacemaker stabbed to death in Lagos

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A peacemaker got more than he bargained for while tying to separate two warring neighbours as he was stabbed to death in the Ajegunle area of Lagos State.

The peacemaker, identified as Kunle Abiola, was reportedly trying to separate two neighbours when one of them, identified as Chinomso, allegeddly stabbed him to death.

Chinomso, who had since been arrested by policemen, said he did it by accident, claiming that he never thought of stabbing him.An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Kenneth, said:

“The two men were quarrelling over a minor issue which later degenerated into fisticuffs.
“Kunle came and pleaded with the two of them to stop fighting. He pleaded with both men, but they refused to listen.”

 Another witness, Ibrahim,  said residents were still in a shock on what led to the death of Kunle and that only the arrested suspect could say why he stabbed the man.
Ibrahim said:

“He stabbed Kunle in the jaw and chest. Some people called the police. Chinomso was arrested. Kunle was rushed to the General Hospital at Ajegunle.”

Kunle Abiola was said to have died on the way to the hospital.

Nigerian Tribune
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6 Things A Nigerian Woman Should Never Do For A Man When In Love

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Ladies, while you might be doing some things happily, there are some crucial aspects in which you should never compromise evem when you are in love. Here are some things that you should never do for your man

  1. Ignore Your Dreams

Just because he wants you to spend time with him or be around him always, should not make you feel guilty into turning down that big promotion or the chance to go for thyuat prestigious conference abroad. He should never ask you to make a choice between your dreams and him. There should always be a common ground to work on. Ask yourself, would you be happy in a relationship where you have to give up your hard-earned dreams? If he loves you, he will understand that your dreams and career are as important as his.

  1. Modify your values

All of us have our own set of moral values and principles that we believe in. These values form our identity and individuality to a good extent. Never try to change your morals just because your man wants you to. Even if you two don’t share common values, he should always respect yours, rather than change them. This is not just about moral values; it is also about religion and beliefs. Such things cannot and should not ever be changed just because someone else wants you to do so.

  1. Change Your Look

woman should never change her appearance or the way she looks only because her man desires so. Subtle changes are acceptable, like dressing and styling ones. But if he wants you to go for surgeries to change certain aspect of your appearance then never agree to it. He should admire your natural beauty and not work towards changing it. Just because he doesn’t like the way your nose looks or if he finds your ears too pointy, it should not guilt-trip you into going for something as drastic as a surgery.

  1. Sacrifice your personal space

Even your family and friends need your time and attention, and this is something even you enjoy, right? So, never sacrifice your personal space and time that you should be spending with them just because he wants you to. Try to divide it and strike a balance. Just because you are in a relationship does not mean that you do not need anyone else apart from him. And, he should understand and respect that.

  1. Forget Who You Are

Never try to act what you are not. Do not show that you are less intelligent than him just to boost his ego or only because it will make him happy. Men like independent women, so acting silly is not going to help at all. Also, you should not change your likes and dislikes for him. These things make you unique. So, do not lose your individuality and identity for a man. At least, not when you are being forced to do so

6. Starve Herself

There’s nothing wrong with being healthy. If you want to go on a diet or begin exercising, that’s great! Of course, you should only do so because you want to better yourself. Don’t do it in order to please the opposite se.x. And, of course, never use extreme methods like purging or starving yourself. There are plenty of ways to lose #weight and feel fit that involve healthy methods.

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Prince George rocks same outfit worn by dad Prince WIlliams 30years ago(Photos)

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 Don’t be in a hurry to discard your clothes..Your kids nigh just rock them..Today, Prince Williams and Kate Middleton stepped out as a family for the christening of Princess Charlotte. All eyes were on little Prince George who rocked the same outfit his father wore 30 years ago..Isn’t that awesome!


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I did most of the work in the EME Album -Skales Reveals

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 Its no news that Skales and Wizkid had a huge social media fight over somethings the former said…Skales had alleged he wrote most of Wizkid’s hit songs,he also said Wizkid was avoiding a collaboration with him..
Now,Skales has moved on to a new record label but tells whoever cares to know,he wasn’t unproductive during his time at Banky W’ led EME records..In a new interview with RubbingMinds today,Skales opened up some more on his deal at EME and how he did most of the work on EME’s Joint album..


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Mary J Blige, Kendrick Lamar, Conor Maynard bring down Finsbury Park on Day 3 of Wireless Festival!

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On Day 3 of this year’s Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park came alive with performancers from big names including pop queen Mary J Blige, American rapper Kendrick Lamar, British crooner Conor Maynard and Tinashe amongst others.

44 year old Blige looked effortlessly stylish in an orange cut out jumpsuit with her signature blonde bob. She looked amazing! And as always gave fans a thrilling time. Festival goers on day 3 amongst them supermodel Jordan Dunn revelled in the glorious sunshine as hit after hit was belted out by the stars who of course brought their A Game.

See more photos below and check out previous photos from this year’s performances including Rita Ora.

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Mary J Blige performs at the 2015 Newlook WIreless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Childish Gambino. Photo: Michael Tubes

Childish Gambino. Photo: Michael Tubes

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Kendrick Lamar performing at the 2015 Wireless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Kendrick Lamar performing at the 2015 Wireless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

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Conor Maynard thrills fans. Photo: Michael Tubes

Conor Maynard thrills fans. Photo: Michael Tubes

Tinashe performing at Wireless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

Tinashe performing at Wireless Festival. Photo: Michael Tubes

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Kcee shows off his impressive shoe closet (Photos)

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Self proclaimed fashion icon,Kcee took to instagram to show off his shoe closet ..confused as to which to wear,he asked fans to help him make a decision..
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What I told Nicki Minaj when she broke up with Safaree-Meek Mill

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Meek Mill has opened up on his role in Nicki Minaj’s break up with Safaree …It was reported he was instrumental in their breakup,by setting Safaree up on various occasions .Speaking with Sway of Sirius FM, Meek said all he did was tell her

‘Do what’s best for you really. I’m not no hater,‘Do what’s best for you. Whatever you feel in your heart.‘Cause I don’t want to be in the middle of something and that ain’t how you really feel. I’m the type of dude I always have my own money coming in. ‘I been making my own money. I ain’t never really have plans of Nicki Minaj being in my future and helping me be successful. I already thought I was gonna be successful. ‘So, I be wanting to be a part of something that’s genuine and 100 percent. So, make sure you know what you’re doing. Make sure you fully want to do this. And I’m here. I’m with it.’…


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Nigerian Police Confirms Suicide Bomb Attack At Redeem Church Which Killed 6

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The Police in Yobe on Sunday confirmed the killing of six persons in a suicide bomb attack on a church in Potiskum.
Mr Toyin Gbadegesin, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu that the death included the suicide bomber.

The spokesman said: “A male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at Redeem Church at Jigawa area of Potiskum, killing five on the spot.
“A female member of the church who sustained injuries also died while receiving treatment in the hospital.’’

He said the injured are receiving treatment at various health facilities in the area.
According to AFP the bomber entered the uncompleted Redeemed Christian Church of God at 9:55 am in the Jigawa area on the outskirts of the city in Yobe state and detonated his explosives, killing the worshippers, including a woman and her two children as well as the pastor, they said.
“Four worshippers died instantly while the fifth victim gave up shortly after she was taken to hospital,” a police officer involved in the evacuation told AFP.

“The victims included a woman and her two children, the pastor and another worshipper,” added the officer who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Witness Garba Manu told AFP the bomber arrived at the church on a motorised rickshaw disguised as a worshipper and detonated his explosives as soon as he entered the church.

“I saw when the bomber alighting from a motorised rickshaw and entering the church and as soon as he entered a loud explosion ripped through the church which is under construction,” he said.
“I saw him walked into the church and he didn’t raise any suspicion. Five worshippers, including three females and two males were in the church when the bomber entered and they were all killed,” he added.

“The dismembered body of the bomber was also recovered,” said Manu, who lives in the area.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Potiskum, the commercial capital of Yobe state, has been hit repeatedly by Boko Haram Islamists in their six-year insurgency, including by suicide bombers.

According to an AFP tally, at least 654 people have lost their lives since that date.

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Suicide bomber kills 6 at Redeemed Church in Yobe

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Six persons have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a church in Potiskum.

According to AFP the bomber entered the uncompleted Redeemed Christian Church of God at 9:55 am in the Jigawa area on the outskirts of the city in Yobe state and detonated his explosives, killing the worshippers, including a woman and her two children as well as the pastor, they said.

“Four worshippers died instantly while the fifth victim gave up shortly after she was taken to hospital,” a police officer involved in the evacuation told AFP.“The victims included a woman and her two children, the pastor and another worshipper,” added the officer who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Witness Garba Manu told AFP the bomber arrived at the church on a motorised rickshaw disguised as a worshipper and detonated his explosives as soon as he entered the church.

“I saw when the bomber alighting from a motorised rickshaw and entering the church and as soon as he entered a loud explosion ripped through the church which is under construction,” he said.

“I saw him walked into the church and he didn’t raise any suspicion. Five worshippers, including three females and two males were in the church when the bomber entered and they were all killed,“The dismembered body of the bomber was also recovered,” said Manu, who lives in the area.

The use of improvised explosive devices and suicide bombings has increased since May 29 when President Muhammadu Buhari took office vowing to crush the rebellion.
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Boko Haram sells seized goats to owners

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A survivor of Boko Haram attack on a Borno town made a startling revelation that Boko Haram insurgents were selling goats and other livestock seized from owners during se­ries of attacks on the communities to buy pet­rol. Danladi Umar who fled the troubled Kukawa town, north of Borno following the Wednesday Boko Haram at­tack disclosed to Sunday Sun.

“They took away our goats, chicken and other livestock after attack on Kukawa and other neighbouring villages. They also seized our property, claiming Allah has bestowed these things to them. But when people started returning to Ku­kawa before the start of Rama­dan, Boko Haram men started selling the goats, chicken and some of the items back to peo­ple who were even the origi­nal owners in the first place. They said they were raising money to buy petrol to fuel their vehicles and motorcycles because petrol was being sold for N1,000 a litre in Kukawa before the last attack (Wednes­day),”

A group of Boko Haram insurgents last Wednesday launched coordinated attacks on Kukawa, a serene com­munity around the Lake Chad bordering Niger. Sources said residents; mostly peasant farmers and fishermen, had barely assembled in the major mosques for the break of the Muslim fast when the armed men came to unleash terror on them.

“They rounded up people in mosques and opened fire on them. They also pursued those trying to escape and shot them. About 97 people were killed while the insurgents also set fire on houses,” one of the sources disclosed. But Danladi who appeared fam­ished shortly after arriving Maiduguri following two days of trekking in the bush, said the casualty figure was higher, insisting that about 120 people were massacred.

“It is more than 97, there are corpses everywhere, about 120 people may have died. The insurgents burnt many houses and wrecked havoc in Kukawa,” he said. He said an historical tree in the town was cut off following heavy shoot­ing by Boko Haram.

He said many children who had gathered at a place where women fry and sell bean-cake were caught up in the spo­radic gunshots.

“Most of the women and children at a place where bean-cake are sold were shot dead. The women were frying bean-cake and selling pap to those willing to use it to break their fast since the time for breaking of fast was approaching. Some of the children were also there to buy bean-cake. Kukawa, an his­torical town, north of Borno, was reported to be the place where the first Shehu of Borno received two British Explorers to the Bornu Empire in 1822 and 1834 respectively.

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