Pep to face Barca as Madrid get Old Lady

The draw for the UEFA Champions League semi-finals took place in Nyon, Switzerland, with a first El Clasico final in the tournament’s history still a possibility as Barcelona and Real Madrid were drawn apart.

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola will face off against Barcelona, his old club, in the semi-finals of the Champions League, while reigning holders Real Madrid were drawn against Italian giants Juventus.



Mob beats motorcyclist for allegedly aiding robbers

But for the intervention of the police, a 26-year-old motocyclist, Tunde Adewale, would have died after a mob attacked him on Ijegun Community Road in the Ikotun area of Lagos.

PUNCH Metro learnt that a mob had gathered round Adewale and beaten him to stupor on the allegation that he aided two robbers to escape on his motorcycle.

The incident occurred on Monday, April 20, at about 1pm.



5 Reasons Your Crappy 9-to-5 Job is a Blessing in Disguise


Yup, you hate your job.

You dream of the day you can submit your resignation letter. You resent your job for the time it takes away from truly building your career and future business plans.

Well, let one of these reasons that your day job is a blessing in disguise change your mind. Remember — you won’t be a wantrepreneur forever.

1. Your 9-to-5 breeds hatred

2. Your 9-to-5 provides a necessary evil

3. Your 9-to-5 makes you more effective in entrepreneurship

4. Your 9-to-5 constrains your time

5. Your 9-to-5 gives you freedom


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Creflo Dollar Slams Critics of his $65M Private Jet, “You Cannot Stop Me”

In a YouTube video from inside his mega-church, televangelist Creflo Dollar has blasted everybody that ever criticized his campaign to raise $65 million for a new private jet.

Last month in March, the preacher made headlines, sparked an outrage when on a web page devoted to Project G650 — as in the top-of-the-line Gulfstream 650 — Dollar urged donations from his congregation so that he and his team could safely spread the word of Jesus around the world.


Watch the video on Laila’s Blog

4 Ways You Never Imagined Your Deodorant Could Be Used

When we think of deodorants, one place comes to mind, and that is underarms. This is only normal, as they were produced primarily for use there. But thanks to various fashion and beauty hacks, we have discovered other areas where they are useful.

So here are 4 surprising ways you never dreamed you could use your deodorant:

1. To stop feet sweating

2. Protects your feet from blisters

3. It prevents chaffing

4. Relieves insect bites


Wenger regrets Fabregas Arsenal exit

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has conceded that he regrets Cesc Fabregas’s departure from the club ahead of Sunday’s north London reunion with the Chelsea midfielder.

Fabregas left the Gunners to rejoin his boyhood club, Barcelona, back in 2011 but has since returned to England, signing for Jose Mourinho’s Blues in the summer after Wenger decided against activating a buy-back option available to him.



Kidnapper shot dead while picking N3m ransom

A suspected kidnapper, Niyi Omosola, has been shot dead by the police in the Epe area of Lagos. It was learnt that Omosola was shot dead during a rescue operation by the police to free a victim, identified simply as Kudirat.

It was gathered that Omosola, while collecting the ransom, sighted the police and decided to escape on a motorcycle when the operatives fired him.

It was gathered that Omosola, who hailed from Ondo State, allegedly led a gang which kidnapped the woman in the Elemoro, Ajah area.



Real finally gets the better of Atletico

Javier Hernandez proved to be Real Madrid’s hero as he scored the 88th-minute goal which took the holders past Atletico Madrid and into the semi-finals of the Champions League. The Mexican justified his selection and made the most of his opportunity.

Seven times already this season they had met the side they encountered in last year’s Champions League final and seven times they had failed to beat them. They were depleted too as Marcelo missed out through suspension and injuries left Luka Modric, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema side-lined.



Social Media Job Hunting Tips

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Who could have predicted a decade ago that social media would have such a grip on our lives? The rise of social media can be seen as both a godsend and a threat to jobseekers. Why? Because not everyone is sure how to use it.

HR departments no longer have the time or resources to plough their way through hundreds of CVs. They want to be able to see if the applicant is worth bringing in for an interview. Social media, if used correctly, can propel a job application to the top of the pile – simply by being different and innovative.

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