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BREAKING: Andrea Pirlo Named As New Juventus Coach

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Former Italy and Juventus star Andrea Pirlo was Saturday named as the Italian champions’ new coach, the club announced.

Pirlo, 41, replaces Maurizio Sarri who was sacked after just one season as Juventus crashed out of the Champions League in the last 16 to French club Lyon on Friday.

Pirlo has signed a two-year contract.

Details later . . .

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Female fashion designer arrested for allegedly stabbing man to death in Ogun

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A 32-year-old fashion designer, Omowumi Oyapitan, was on Wednesday 29th of December 2021, arrested by men of Ogun state police command over the killing of a 30 years old Mohammed Ahmed.

A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Onipanu divisional headquarters from one Stephen Udo the managing director of Splendour Guest Inn, who reported that an argument ensued between two of his guests in the hotel, and in the process, one of them, Omowumi Oyapitan broke a bottle and used it to stab the other one, Muhammed Ahmed in the neck.

”Upon the distress call, the DPO Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele job, quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene where the victim was met in the pool of his own blood. The suspect was promptly arrested, while the victim was rushed to state hospital ota, where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, who has been in the hotel since Monday 27th of December 2021, was hiding there after stealing the sum of #600,000 belonging to his boss at Hayorlak Hotel where he was working as bartender.

It was further gathered that he used part of the stolen money to lodge some of his friends, and that he had altercation with one of those he lodged in the hotel because he accused him of stealing part of his money, the accusation led to hot exchange of words between them.

The suspect, who claimed to know the other boy in their street intervened and the deceased who was not pleased with her intervention gave her a fist blow in the mouth and in retaliation, she broke a bottle and used it to stab the deceased on his neck.” he said

Abimbola mentioned that the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the homicide section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation and diligent prosecution.

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Tragedy: one feared dead as car crashes into large cooling van in Port Harcourt.

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One one person has been reportedly killed after a car crashed around station bus stop in Town axis of Port Harcourt.

According to Classic FM, the incident which occurred this morning at about 1am involved a Toyota Camry salon car which rammed into a parked cooling van along the station road bus stop close to the high court

Eyewitnesses said the 21 year old driver of the salon car who is learnt to be the only child of his parents was under the influence of alcohol having returned from a street party

They also cautioned against large trucks parking on the road and pleaded with the government to fix the street lights to provide illumination on the road.

📸 – Allwell Ene

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