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Ajuma Ottache Dead

Ajuma Ottache Dead: How ALS Muscular Disease Killed Female Nigerian Footballer, Former Super Falcons Player

Ajuma Ottache, a Technical Director with the Flamingos and also the only female coach in the Nationwide League One died on Saturday, November 10.

According to reports, Ottache had been battling a rare muscular disease, ALS which resurfaced while on national assignment during Flamingos last qualifying matches in Benin city.

She started her football career in Ajegunle playing at the Navy Playground and later joined a local club, Gorike Queens Football Club, she was also at Queen Amina Football Club before moving to Ufuoma Babes of Warri.

She took her midfield skills to Pelican Stars in 2004 and later FCT Queens of Abuja and Bayelsa Queens of Yenagoa. She was part of the victorious All Africa games team in 2003 where she scored 3goals from the midfield.

Ajuma Ottache also featured in Nigeria’s women’s Olympic team at the Athens Olympics game in 2004, playing in two matches one of which Nigeria defeated Japan 1-0. She graduated to the senior team the Super Falcons, where she played an international game.

Ottache who was a strong advocate for female football in Nigeria was a graduate of Business Administration from the prestigious Polytechnic of Calabar, now Cross Rivers University of Technology, Calabar.

She also graduated from the National Institute for Sports, Lagos with a Diploma in Coaching and Training, a UEFA B license holder from Germany, coaches instructor with Ambassadors football.

Until her death, she coached Googland Rangers FC and led them to three promotions.

what killed Ajuma OttacheShe is survived by her husband and three children.

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says the Department of State Services (DSS) cannot demand the resignation of a party chairman.

Oshiomhole said this when he made an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, in reaction to comments trailing his invitation by the security agency.

The comments also followed the alleged plan by some aggrieved governors of the party to impeach him from office.

The national chairman of the APC, however, debunked allegations that his invitation by the DSS was linked to any financial fraud case. He said he was not arrested but was engaged in a routine meeting with the security agency.

He said, “We have met a couple of times to discuss issues that have to do with the country, our party, if they have information or if there are certain clarifications they need… we’ve had conversations on a variety of issues. “For the man on the street, I wasn’t hired (arrested) by DSS and I cannot be requested by the DSS to resign or to retain the job.

“APC is a structured party, we have organs, I know the processes, we know the procedures and I believe the DSS also understand their own role in the system.“It is not up to them to demand the resignation of a party chairman. If there are issues of finances or issues of fraud or corruption, I don’t think those fall within the purview of DSS.

“I think there are established agencies like the EFCC. We even have a whole outfit, the ICPC – whose mandate is expressly to deal with alleged cases of corruption or financial abuses.

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Peter Obi Speaks On Search Of Atiku’s Jet

Peter Obi, running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar says the only reason security operatives searched the private jet of his superior is because he belongs to the opposition party.

On Sunday, a combined security team, including operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS), searched the jet that brought Atiku back to Nigeria from Dubai, Naija News reports.

Commenting on this when he featured on a programme on Arise Television, Obi accused the current administration of harassing its opponents.

“His only offence is that he is the presidential candidate of an opposition party. It is not as if you are not allowed to do a routine check,” Obi said.

“I’ve been privileged to have travelled with a number of high-profile people in the past in a private jet where they gave me a lift. I’ve not experienced what was experienced. What I am saying is that we have a country and what we need now is to be showing each other love and show the example to the younger ones that we are not divided, that we are together, that we want the country to work. It’s about the country.

“All these divisions is not necessary for our future. But what we do is that we are dividing the country. But you see people coming to a programme chanting war songs. It shouldn’t be.”

Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, had accused Abubakar of raising false alarm over his encounter with security operatives.

He said searching of planes is a “routine process” which applies to all international arrivals “unless the passenger is the president of Nigeria”.

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Chelsea player, David Luiz, has revealed why his team played 0-0 draw with Everton in their Premier League match on Sunday at Stamford Bridge.

Despite the presence of Eden Hazard in the team, Chelsea were held to a draw at home by the visitors.

We controlled the game,” Luiz told Chelsea’s official website. “The marking from Everton was amazing. They blocked the space in the middle so we didn’t have a lot of combinations in the middle and from the sides, and in the end they were a bit lucky because we tried to score but didn’t score.

We did everything to try to win. Sometimes it’s possible, sometimes it’s not, and we’re still there, trying to be at the top of the table so we’re going to fight until the end.

“I think both teams have more players to play football than to play physical, with power and strength.”

“Most of the teams now come here with two lines and trying to lock us up so it’s up to us to find the way to score.”

Chelsea will now take on Tottenham in their next Premier League fixture scheduled for November 24.

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Everyone loves mango because of its irresistible juicy taste that we’re sure you can’t deny. The leaves of a mango tree are left to fall off and waste when it can be used for health-related issues.

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Mango leaves contain quite a lot of vitamins and antioxidants which makes it very medicinal and highly beneficial to the health.

You must have overlooked the usefulness of mango leaves. This post will show you the amazing benefits of mango leaves that would make you change your mind about it.

1.Respiratory Problems

Mango leaves are effective in treating all kinds of respiratory problems including Cold, asthma, and bronchitis. It is even used to cure a cough and regain lost voice. You can take mango tea daily to treat respiratory problems or you can take the decoction which is made by made by boiling mango leaves in water with a little honey.

2.Treats/ Regulates Diabetes

The mango leaves are very treating and managing diabetes. The tender leaves of the mango tree contain tannins called anthocyanidins, which help in treating early diabetes. The leaves are dried and powdered or used as an infusion to treat the same. The leaves are also rich in 3-beta-taraxerol and ethyl acetate. These compounds combine with insulin to activate GLUT4 and they also stimulate glycogen synthesis.

3.Prevents/Treats Abdominal Pain

Mango leaves are good at preventing and overcoming various problems or disorders in the stomach. All you need to do is to put some mango leaves in warm water then cover the container and leave it overnight. The next morning, strain the water and drink on an empty stomach. Do it regularly to act as a good abdominal tonic and help to prevent various stomach ailments.

4.Fights Restlessness

For people suffering from restlessness due to anxiety, the mango leaves is a good home remedy. Add a few mango leaves to your bath water. This helps in relaxing and refreshing your body.

5.Reduces The Risk Of Hypertension

Mango leaves are rich in hypotensive compounds which help in bringing down high blood pressure. They protect the blood vessels; strengthen them and prevent them from being blocked or narrowed. Mango leaves are also effective in treating varicose veins.

6.Treats Kidney Ailment

Mango leaves help treat kidney stones and gallbladder stones. The daily intake of a finely ground powder of mango leaves with water kept in a tumbler overnight helps in breaking the stones and flushing them out.

7.Cures Dysentery

They are very helpful in treating bleeding dysentery. The leaves dried in a shade should be powdered and then be taken with water two to three times a day to stop dysentery.

8.Treats Fever

Mango leaves are effective in bringing down high body temperature during a fever attack. When sick; take mango leave tea or decoction, but don’t take it together with any drug. It should be taken one hour before or after your medicines and always ask your doctor before taking any herbal medicine if it is okay to take it when taking the particular drugs he gave you.

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2018 has to be the year of “Tiwa Savage” as she keeps winning each step of the way.

The singer who recently made history as the first female artiste to win Best African Act category at the 2018 EMAs also got featured in British Vogue’s December 2018 issue and most recently bagged the  Afro pop Female Artist award at the just concluded Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA).

Tiwa came out tops after beating competition from the likes of Simi, Yemi Alade, Seyi Shay and a host of others.

The mother-of-one showed off her plague to fans in a new Instagram post. We’re definitely rooting for the Queen of STEW!

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Former American First Lady, Michelle Obama is an epitome of knowledge and a role model to millions of girls and women.

The first black first lady Of the United States Of America who is also a lawyer and an award-winning right is also active in the fight for every girl child’s right in the world.

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To start your day on a good note, we’re providing you inspirational quotes from Michelle Obama on success. Have a look!

1.Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own.

2. Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.

3.Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.

4.Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.

5. Choose people who lift you up

6.Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.

7.How hard you work matters more than how much you make.

8.Failure is an important part of your growth and developing resilience

9.Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.

10.The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.

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What Does This Meme From Dexter's Lab Mean And Why Is It Trending? ZUMI

Thanks to the internet, we constantly find new ways of entertaining ourselves with memes and hilarious trends. Surprisingly, a scene from iconic Cartoon Network series, Dexter’s Lab from over twenty years ago is the latest meme trending on social media.

Just like the My Ye Is Different To Your Ye trend, this hilarious meme started from an entirely different video. In an old clip from Dexter’s Lab, the titular character tried learning French by listening to a tape overnight. Unfortunately for him, all he could only say after the experiment was “omelette du fromage” – which means nothing in French unless he was trying to say “omelette au fromage” meaning “cheese omelette”.

In a twist of events, everyone in his school seems to be fascinated by the word including the hottest girls in his class who start fawning over his pronunciation of the word. The episode seems to throw shade at how white people get away with badly pronouncing foreign words.

Now, Nigerians have translated this into the hilarious accented pronunciation of different words, from “amat yo back” to “Peejot”.

Here are some of the funniest tweets we found:

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Police Command share event that led to the fatal stabbing of Chief Bademosi by his cook, Sunday Anani.

According to Punch, Bademosi, the late Chairman of Credit Switch Technology, was stabbed to death in his home in Parkview Estate, Ikoyi.

The Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, Chike Oti, detailing the events that led to the stabbing, shared that Anani had tied Bademosi up and asked him for money.

The journey that eventually ended the life of Opeyemi Bademosi, an Ondo State indigene, began in the deceased’s hometown, Ondo town, on Thursday, October 25, 2018, when one Kofi Friday, 27, returned from Togo to Nigeria and called his compatriots, including the murder suspect, Sunday Anani, 22, to his house in the Yaba area of Ondo town, where he told Anani that he had through the assistance of a friend, Agbeko Ayenahin, helped him secure a job as a cook in a rich man’s house in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

The suspect was subsequently taken to the deceased’s house in Ondo State on Friday, October 26, 2018. It is important to mention that the deceased usually went home every last weekend of the month; so, on Sunday, October 28, 2018, he brought the suspect, Sunday Anani, to Lagos to start working as his cook.

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, the suspect, who had the intention of robbing Bademosi, had observed that the late businessman’s wife, Ebunola Bademosi, had left home for a transaction at Polaris Bank, before he made his way into his room through the kitchen to the lobby, and then to the room, which was the scene of the crime.

According to the suspect, when he got to the deceased’s room and met him on the bed, he said,‘Chief, I am not here to kill you’; the deceased asked him, ‘What do you want?’ and he replied, ‘Money’. When the deceased said he had no money in the house, the suspect said he tied him up with a cloth and put him on the floor. He went further to say that the deceased, while still on the floor, kicked him, causing the knife he tucked inside his pants to fall off.

He added that Bademosi crawled to pick the knife, but he (Anani) was faster; that he struggled with him and the knife accidentally pierced the deceased. He said that while exiting the room, Bademosi took the knife to stab him, so, he (Anani) kicked him and he (Bademosi) fell down. He then took the knife and stabbed him twice in the chest.

Investigation into the case revealed the following facts: that the incident occurred on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 around 08.10am; that the suspect committed the offence when the deceased’s wife, Ebunola Bademosi, went to Polaris Bank, Falomo branch, Lagos, for a transaction; that the suspect fled the crime scene, when he heard knocks on the kitchen door, and went to Ondo State for refuge; that the deceased’s wife entered the crime scene through the sitting room after knocking several times on the kitchen door without any response from the suspect.

That the deceased’s wife, Ebunola Bademosi, reported the incident to the police after she found her husband in a pool of blood on October 31, 2018; that the deceased, some minutes before his death, called his wife, Ebunola Bademosi, on the phone, complaining that the suspect, Sunday Anani, barged into his bedroom uninvited; that the suspect, Sunday Anani, stabbed the deceased several times in the thoracic region; that the scene of the crime, which is the deceased’s bedroom, was scattered and stained with blood; and that after killing the deceased, the suspect stole his Samsung phone and fled to Ondo State, where he was later arrested on Friday, November 2, 2018.

That the stolen Samsung phone was recovered from the suspect upon his arrest in Ondo State; that the kitchen knife used in killing the deceased was found inside the deceased’s toilet; that the suspect’s apron found at the scene of crime was soaked in blood; that the suspect broke down in tears and confessed to the act after he was confronted with the CCTV footage; that the suspect led the investigation team to the crime scene, demonstrating/reconstructing how he carried out the crime; that, samples recovered from the scene of the incident have been handed over to the Forensic and DNA Department of the Ministry of Justice for examination and analysis; that the autopsy report attributed the cause of death to (a) Bilateral haemothorax (b) Laceration of the lung and intercostal vessels, and (c) Multiple sharp force trauma to the chest; that the other suspects, Kofi Friday, Agbeko Ayenahin, Salisu Hussein and Nura Mamudu, are not linked to the crime.

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Superstar, Wizkid’s son, Zion has a lavish birthday party to celebrate his first birthday. Most importantly, he had Daddy and Mummy by his side for the day!

Wizkid’s son, Zion turned a year older recently and he was thrown a Mickey mouse themed birthday party which was attended by friends and loved ones.

Wizkid and his baby mama/ manager, Jada Pollock , were also around to make the day a memorable one for their son. Here are photos below;

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