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Avoid name calling and beating the ‘devil’ out of children like our parents did – Former beauty queen, Iheoma Nnadi
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Avoid name calling and beating the ‘devil’ out of children like our parents did – Former beauty queen, Iheoma Nnadi

Ex-beauty queen, Iheoma Nnadi, has said that she is raising her children differently than the older generation did.� The mother of two and wife of footballer, Emmanuel Emenike, who stated this on her Instagram story on Thursday morning, advised parents to avoid using harsh and abusive words when speaking to their children even when they misbehave. According to her, such�words can have lasting negative effect because the new generation kids are 'softer' and moreover, they will use same words when interacting with their peers� "You know how some of our parent back then didnt know what they know now and would call us names (stupid, idiot, useless, olodo, bastard, why can't you be like so and so) and we ended up being okay! (now they are proud of us)" she wrote.� "I just hope t...
‘You’re Naive’ – Rio Ferdinand Slams Arteta for challenging Klopp during Arsenal’s 4-0 defeat to Liverpool
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‘You’re Naive’ – Rio Ferdinand Slams Arteta for challenging Klopp during Arsenal’s 4-0 defeat to Liverpool

Rio Ferdinand has labelled Mikel Arteta naive for challenging Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp at the weekend during Arsenal’s 4-0 bashing at Anfield. The Arsenal manager was involved in a heated spat with Klopp on the Anfield touchline. The two managers became enraged, with Arteta furious in a rare show of emotion, confronting Klopp and both were shown yellow cards for their actions. And former Manchester United defender, Ferdinand sees the incident as an avoidable mistake from Arteta, adding that the Spaniard showed his naivety by doing so. “I watched the game and Liverpool just turned the screw. They turned the screw after Arteta and Klopp’s spat on the touchline, which Arteta started,” Ferdinand told Vibe with FIVE. “That was naive, for me. At Anfield you don...
You’ve been a disgrace, embarrassment – Keane slams Maguire over celebration in England win
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You’ve been a disgrace, embarrassment – Keane slams Maguire over celebration in England win

Roy Keane has branded Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire as a ‘disgrace and an embarrassment’. This was in reaction to the defender’s shocking celebration where he stuck it to his critics with his goal in England’s 5-0 win against Albania. Maguire scored the opener for Three Lions on Friday night at Wembley with a powerful header early in the first half. And after heading in the goal, the Manchester United defender, who is facing significant criticisms over his performances in recent weeks for the club – cupped his hands to the crowd and then put his fingers in his ears. This was seen by pundits as a clear jibe at his critics, who are mostly Manchester United ex-players. The celebration angered Keane, who has been one of Maguire’s biggest critics the former United st...
I can never regret campaigning for Buhari- Jide Kosoko
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I can never regret campaigning for Buhari- Jide Kosoko

Veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, has said he has no regret campaigning for President Buhari in 2015. In an interview with Premiumtimes, Kosoko stated that he is disappointed in some of the actions of President Buhari but can't say the President is totally bad. ''So many things are responsible for the situation we find ourselves. I can’t speak for the government but I can’t say Buhari (government) is totally bad. I’ve never said so, and I may not say so, but I am disappointed in some of his actions. I hate a situation where the APC government will keep reminding us of how bad things have been since PDP assumed power. We are all aware of that, before you decided to come on board, deciding to assume power means you have a solution to the problems so that is my own concern. Buhari knows th...
Insecurity and separatist agitations are undermining Nigeria’s unity — Ex-COAS Ihejirika
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Insecurity and separatist agitations are undermining Nigeria’s unity — Ex-COAS Ihejirika

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) has said that the rising spate of insecurity and the clamour for self-determination have a become a threat to Nigeria's unity. Speaking at the interfaith roundtable and stakeholders’ dinner on “Building a Culture of Peace and Unity in Nigeria” organized by the Methodist Church of Nigeria in Abuja, Ihejirika stated that these issues could destabilise the country if urgent actions are not taken to address the situation. The former COAS also said peace and stability could only be achieved when the causes of conflict in society are well-managed.
Your Reaction Put immense Pressure on Solskjaer – Neville Criticises Ronaldo
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Your Reaction Put immense Pressure on Solskjaer – Neville Criticises Ronaldo

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo for storming down the tunnel following the club’s Premier League 1-1 draw with Everton at the weekend. Neville insisted that Ronaldo’s reaction put ‘immense pressure’ on Man United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Recall that Ronaldo, who was visibly angry after Man United drew Everton on Saturday at Old Trafford, stormed down the tunnel alone immediately after the final whistle was blown. The Portugal captain was benched by Solskjaer during Man United’s clash with Everton as Edinson Cavani started ahead of him. Speaking on his own podcast, Neville said: “I watched the game and I watched him walk off. I can’t say I like it. “Is Cristiano upset when he doesn’t play? Yes. Is he upset ...
59-year-old teacher ​Najla Bouden appointed Tunisia’s first female Prime Minister
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59-year-old teacher ​Najla Bouden appointed Tunisia’s first female Prime Minister

President Kais Saied of Tunisia on Wednesday appointed Najla Bouden as Prime Minister. The first female PM teaches geology at the National Engineering School of Tunis. Saied urged 59-year-old Bouden to form a cabinet as soon as possible. The PM was in charge of implementing World Bank programmes at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The appointment was made two months after the president removed the previous premier, Hichem Mechichi, and suspended parliament. The actions, which divided the country, were the climax of a long face-off. Saied assumed office in 2019 and had been locked in months of political dispute about the powers of the government and parliament.
Bobrisky’s ex-PA, Oye, reacts as Mompha threatens to sue her for alleging he and the crossdresser dated
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Bobrisky’s ex-PA, Oye, reacts as Mompha threatens to sue her for alleging he and the crossdresser dated

Oye Kyme has reacted after Mompha threatened to sue her for claiming he and Bobrisky had a sexual relationship. The Ivorian, who was Bobrisky's PA until they fell out, had made the claim on her Instagram Stories. Mompha didn't take it lying down and he hit back. Oye has now locked her Instagram account following the backlash from her allegation. In one post, she wrote: "I don get problems ooh echoke." Mompha has told her that even if she makes her Instagram account private, she can't run from the consequences of her actions.
Kano Government Bans Movies Showing Kidnapping, Drug Addiction
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Kano Government Bans Movies Showing Kidnapping, Drug Addiction

The Kano Film Censorship Board has banned the showing or selling of movies displaying kidnappings, drug addiction, and snatching of GSM phones in the state. The Board Executive Secretary, Ismaila Naaba Afakallah, said the ban has become a necessity to curb these vices. He said: "Henceforth, we will not allow films displaying Kidnappings, drug addiction and GSM phones snatching which has now taken toll on Kano residents." Afakallah explained that the measure was aimed at curtailing the menace and reducing the possibility of young people adopting criminal acts. He added that once viewers have seen an actor engage in these acts in movies, they will also want to indulge in the acts. He added: "Not every young man has the tenacity of understandi...
BBNaija: I’m human, make mistakes – Whitemoney says as he settles differences with Queen
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BBNaija: I’m human, make mistakes – Whitemoney says as he settles differences with Queen

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Whitemoney has settled his differences with fellow housemate, Queen. The duo have been having some issues in their relationships due to the attitude Queen exhibits everytime she’s around Cross. Whitemoney has warned Queen that her stupid act of kissing and smushing around the house with Cross is going to cost her, her political ambitions as the internet never forgets. However, the duo on Monday night settled their differences during a conversation in the garden. Queen complained that he neglects her, adding that he doesn’t think she’s good enough for him and it makes her sad. In response, Whitemoney apologized to her, noting that he is human too and he makes mistakes. “Look at me, am not perfect. I’m human like you and...
BBNaija: Why I can’t make love with you – Whitemoney tells Queen
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BBNaija: Why I can’t make love with you – Whitemoney tells Queen

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Whitemoney has said he would have made love with Queen if he reciprocated her actions towards him in the house. Whitemoney said this on Sunday night while having a conversation with Queen. Queen had confronted him, asking him not to feel special that she likes him, adding that she would have had sex with him and Cross if she had the opportunity. Whitemoney, responding, said he would have started a relationship with Queen in the house if he decides to express his feelings to her the way she does. He said the only thing stopping him from taking further steps with Queen is because he was in the house. “I would have made love with you if I reciprocated what you’re giving me in this house, but I don’t want to take adv...
BBNaija: Stop flirting, could kill your political ambitions – Whitemoney to Queen
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BBNaija: Stop flirting, could kill your political ambitions – Whitemoney to Queen

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Whitemoney has advised Queen to stop flirting around in the house. Whitemoney who gave the advice during his conversation with Queen at the garden on Friday night warned that her actions now could affect any political ambitions she has later. He further said he has seen people lose prominent positions because of certain actions they exhibited in the past. “I’ve seen people lose prominent positions in life because of some things.
Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara
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Incest: Beninoise woman gives birth to three children for her biological son in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State Command, has arrested an immigrant from Benin Republic, Adamu Sabi Sime, for allegedly having canal knowledge of his biological mother. Spokesperson of the command, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement in Ilorin on Saturday, September 11, also confirmed that Adamu’s mother has given birth to three children for her son. "On Thursday September 9, 2021, one Mallam Bandede, the district head of Mosne Had community in the Kaiama local government area of the state reported an incestuous act being committed by one Adamu Sabi Sime and his mother, Fati Sime, of the same community," the statement said. “Men from the intelligence unit and NSCDC operatives in Kaiama swung into action and the outcome of the inves...
Boma Slams Those Judging Him, Says They Are Hypocrites
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Boma Slams Those Judging Him, Says They Are Hypocrites

Recently evicted BBNaija housemate, Boma has slammed those that are judging his actions in the houseIn an interview with Punch, Boma had said that those who were criticizing him were hypocrites that sleep with other people’s wives. He also added that those on a movie set who were married with kids also kissed other people and he feels people were simply projecting their anger on him because they had a bad day. He said: “Those actresses, are they not married with kids in their family? Don’t they kiss people on set? So, I feel people just want to be hypocrites. “Even the people that are sleeping with other people’s wives are still talking. “People were just projecting their anger. It’s like most people woke up and didn’t have a good day. With things practically rough with them, the...
BBNaija: Don’t hurt me – JayPaul warns Saskay
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BBNaija: Don’t hurt me – JayPaul warns Saskay

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, JayPaul has warned Saskay about her relationship with other housemates. JayPaul warned Saskay not to hurt him with her actions in the house. Recall that Saskay recently shared a kiss with JayPaul which was perceived her acceptance of JayPaul over Cross. She also told Cross that she chose JayPaul over him because he’s always giving her the attention she needs. However, she was seen giving Cross a massage on Monday which seems to have rattled JayPaul. Jay Paul has a consequently approached Saskay, warning her not to hurt him with her actions. He said: “You can flirt, tease and have fun with anyone but do not hurt me please.”
“Work on yourself” Daddy Freeze condemns Boma for being a kiss-and-tell
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“Work on yourself” Daddy Freeze condemns Boma for being a kiss-and-tell

Daddy Freeze has criticized Big Brother Naija housemate for kissing and telling. The media personality reacted after Boma took to Twitter to apologize to Nigerians for his actions in the house.   Responding, Daddy Freeze told Boma to "work on yourself bro", adding that he can't get over the "gossiping,  snitching and the kissing and telling".
BBNaija: I am sorry, I made mistakes – Boma apologizes
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BBNaija: I am sorry, I made mistakes – Boma apologizes

Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Boma, has apologized to Nigerians for his actions in the house. The ex-housemate apologized via a tweet on his official Twitter handle. Recall that Tega and Boma have been under ‘fire’ for allegedly being in an amorous relationship. Boma was allegedly in a relationship with Tega who is said to be married. They were caught kissing and sharing beds, an act that stirred diverse reactions from Nigerians. However, Boma on Sunday admitted that he made mistakes while in the house. “You have to make mistakes to find out who you aren’t. You take the action, and the insight follows. “You don’t think your way into becoming yourself. I take full responsibilities for my actions and I am sorry. It can only get better from here,” h...
BBNaija: Cross reveals plans for Saskay after reality show
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BBNaija: Cross reveals plans for Saskay after reality show

Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Cross has said he has plans of making Saskay the mother of his unborn children. Cross said this during a discussion with Saskay after the Saturday night party. Recall that Saskay has been in a triangle with two BBNaija male housemates; JayPaul and Cross. Giving her reasons for choosing JayPaul, Saskay after Saturday night’s party told Cross that JayPaul is always around her unlike him. She also noted that she needed more actions to match the feelings he always said he had for her. However, Cross, while giving reasons why he chose not to be all over her, said he didn’t want to go too hard on her. According to him, “I don’t want to be selfish with what I feel for you, I’m considering the fact that you are young and in honesty I don...
#BBNaija: This is clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman – Former BBNaija star, Thelma reacts to video of Boma and Tega making out
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#BBNaija: This is clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman – Former BBNaija star, Thelma reacts to video of Boma and Tega making out

Former Big Brother Naija star, Thelma has reacted to a video of new housemates of the reality show, Tega and Boma making out. Thelma whose Instagram post was addressed to married female housemate, Tega, described her make out session with Boma as 'clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman'. Maintaining that Tega's husband was justifying his wife's action by saying that he cheated on her too, she stated that the display is totally wrong. She added that unless Tega has made up her mind to leave her home for an "overnight celebrity", then the sensual moment should be left for those single in the house. Thelma also expressed hope of the housemate's marriage being intact as she doesn't support a broken home. The former BBNaija star wrote; First of all, this is CLOUT and arr...
Maria Blames alcohol as she says she doesn’t Remember Calling Angel a Prostitute
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Maria Blames alcohol as she says she doesn’t Remember Calling Angel a Prostitute

Maria has said she doesn't remember using the word "prostitute" while gossiping about Angel with Peace and Nini. After her eviction from the Big Brother Naija house, she had an interview with the host, Ebuka, who asked her about the statement she made about Angel being a prostitute Maria replied: "I said that? Oh my God. Did I really say the word prostitute? "Well, I do take full responsibility for my words and actions. "Maybe it was the Baileys but, that's horrible. It's not a very nice thing to say." Recall that Maria, Nini, and Peace had spent minutes talking about Angel, including claiming that she has the "worst, dirtiest, nastiest vag*na" (read here) Maria was also asked during the interview about the way she treated WhiteMoney in the house. She said that aft...
Kamala Harris Blasts China During First trip to Asia as US Vice President
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Kamala Harris Blasts China During First trip to Asia as US Vice President

US Vice President, Kamala Harris has blasted China during a speech made in Singapore on the first leg of a South East Asian tour, her very first trip to Asia since becoming VP. Harris accused China of coercing and intimidating other countries in the South China Sea, which has been a regional flashpoint for years. Ms Harris criticised China's claims "to the vast majority of the South China Sea," which she said were based on "intimidation and coercion" "These unlawful claims have been rejected by the 2016 arbitral tribunal decision and Beijing's actions continue to undermine the rules-based order and threaten the sovereignty of nations," she said. Harris was talking about a landmark legal victory the Philippines won over China, concerning territorial incursions in the South C...
Mother Dumps Day Newborn Baby Girl At Dump Site In Kwara
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Mother Dumps Day Newborn Baby Girl At Dump Site In Kwara

According to a report by Daily Post, a-day-old baby girl abandoned at a dump site was rescued on Friday in Patigi, Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State. DAILY POST reports that the timely arrival of a Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps operative, saved the the life of the abandoned girl. Spokesman of the Corp’s state command, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, said the incident occurred in Dokoyorigi Compound, Patigi town, Patigi Local Government Area of the state. He said, ” In the early hours of Friday 06/08/2021, one of our officers at the Patigi Divisional Office, on her way to the office, discovered a day-old unidentified baby girl. “The baby was left in a stinking dump site located around Dokoyorigi area of Patigi town,” he added. The spokesman revealed that the baby ...
White woman attacks Black woman in store then acts like the victim and fake faints when she realizes she’s being filmed (video)
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White woman attacks Black woman in store then acts like the victim and fake faints when she realizes she’s being filmed (video)

A white woman's shocking antics in a clothing store has gone viral and viewers are appalled by her actions. In a video shared online, the white woman is seen swinging at a black woman in a store. When she realizes the black woman is filming the attack, she puts up a display and plays the victim. She even goes as far as pretending to faint and convulse. Later in the video, she's seen chasing the black woman yet screaming, "get her away from me." Store attendants later arrived and prevent the white woman from getting close to the one filming. The full video is about 10 minutes-long and shows the white woman displaying all through. Below is a shorter version.
Gaza violence Restarts as Israel Fires Airstrikes at Hamas targets after fire balloons are dropped on Israeli territory
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Gaza violence Restarts as Israel Fires Airstrikes at Hamas targets after fire balloons are dropped on Israeli territory

Israel’s Defense Forces(IDF) launched a series of airstrikes into Gaza after a balloon attack sent incendiary devices floating into southern Israel. The balloon attacks sparked nearly two-dozen fires in Israel. The strike which happened early Wednesday morning local time, June 16, targeted Hamas military compounds, according to the IDF. Explosions lit the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shelled the Palestinian enclave. The targets were used by Hamas' Khan Yunis and Gaza Brigades for "terror activities," according to the IDF. The unrest comes after an Israeli nationalist march in East Jerusalem that celebrated the 1967 capture of the city. "The Hamas terror organization is responsible for all events transpiring in the Gaza Strip, and will b...
Buhari should stop exuding a false confidence – Soyinka
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Buhari should stop exuding a false confidence – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has asked President Buhari to stop exuding false confidence and take actions that will address the country's challenges. In an interview on Arise TV on Monday June 14, Soyinka stated that there should be an acceleration of actions to retrieve the country from the edge. He said; “First of all, he should start talking to people like a leader — and a leader who is awake to the realities of the situation. Then, let us see actions being taken. “I’m tired of hearing things like ‘you will see differences in a few weeks’ time’. We are tired of that. He’s got to put his cards on the table and take people into confidence. “He’s got to stop exuding a false confidence, because that kind of confidence is totally false. It is not based on realities, and we’v...
Chiedozie Ogbene: Nigerian-born Irish winger wants Uefa to take ‘stricter action’ against racism
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Chiedozie Ogbene: Nigerian-born Irish winger wants Uefa to take ‘stricter action’ against racism

The 24-year-old has called on the football authority to find a lasting solution to the issue of racial discrimination Chiedozie Ogbene has called on Uefa to take action after the Republic of Ireland players were booed for taking a knee prior to their encounter against Hungary. The Nigeria-born winger made his debut as a second-half substitute for the Irish team in the 0-0 draw against Hungary to become the first African-born player to feature for the European country. Ogbene watched as the Republic of Ireland players who started the game were booed by Hungary fans and Ogbene wants the governing body Uefa to take action.
Governor Lalong Sacks 532 Workers over Falsified Records
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Governor Lalong Sacks 532 Workers over Falsified Records

Governor Simon Lalong has sacked 532 civil servants in Plateau state over falsified records. He said this was uncovered after an investigation using the BVN system. Speaking at a policy retreat for Permanent Secretaries held at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS) Kuru, near Jos, the Plateau state Governor vowed to rid the civil service of members of staff who have questionable records or are found to have tampered with their records. Lalong added that the exercise will continue as those found culpable will face disciplinary actions.
Girl found Raped and Murdered in Jos on her 16th Birthday; Friends Demand Justice
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Girl found Raped and Murdered in Jos on her 16th Birthday; Friends Demand Justice

Nigerians are asking for justice for Comfort Otega Benjamin, a girl found murdered in Jos on her 16th birthday. On May 23, photos of the celebrant were shared online, with loved ones asking for help in finding Comfort, who was supposed to be celebrating her 16th birthday. They said she had left home on May 22 and didn't return. Sadly, on the evening of May 23, her body was found at Nasarawa Gwong in Jos North. She had been raped and murdered. She has now been laid to rest. Twitter users are asking that the culprits be fished out and made to face the consequences of their actions.
200 level student of Ondo University commits suicide
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200 level student of Ondo University commits suicide

A 200-level female student in the Department of Political Science at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Feranmi Fasunle Omowumi, has committed suicide.   The Nation reports that Fasunle reportedly drank poisonous substances believed to be sniper. She died this morning after being taken to several hospitals.   She did not leave any suicide note to indicate the reason for her actions.   Some students attributed her actions to heartbreak but a friend who refused to say her name said the late Fasunle was not into any relationship.   Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the institution, Victor Akinpelumi, said the management sympathizes with the family.  
Prince Harry and Prince William have been ‘arguing for 18 months’, friend says
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Prince Harry and Prince William have been ‘arguing for 18 months’, friend says

Prince Harry and Prince William have been feuding for 18 months, a friend of theirs who is an ITV journalist has said. Tom Bradby, who was friends with Prince William and Prince Harry for 20 years before he was dropped by Prince William for "siding" with Prince Harry, claims the royal brothers have been arguing for the last 18 months. Recall that Tom Bradby is the host of an ITV documentary filmed in South Africa in 2019 who asked Meghan Markle if she was OK and she responded: "Not many people have asked if I'm okay." Tom Bradby with Meghan in South africa Royal sources claim the host of ITV News at 10 sided with the Sussexes in the increasingly bitter "war of the Windsors" and Prince William now feels like he can no longer trust him. It's believed the royals have in...
We’ll no longer tolerate those seeking to throw Nigeria into anarchy – DSS warns
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We’ll no longer tolerate those seeking to throw Nigeria into anarchy – DSS warns

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned that it will no longer tolerate the actions of “misguided elements” who are threatening Nigeria’s unity and peaceful co-existence.   In a statement by DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, the service said it will henceforth, not tolerate those whose aim is to “throw the country into anarchy.”   The statement in part reads   “While the Service reaffirms its unambiguous support to an indivisible, indissoluble and united Nigerian State in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, it will no longer tolerate deliberate machinations by subversive and hostile groups whose agenda is to throw the country into anarchy so as to serve the interests of their sponsors. Consequently, the Servcie is assiduously work...
Actress Georgina Onuoha Blasts FFK for Taking the COVID19 Vaccine Months after Describing it as Evil
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Actress Georgina Onuoha Blasts FFK for Taking the COVID19 Vaccine Months after Describing it as Evil

Georgina Onuoha has blasted former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, who a few days ago took his first jab of the COVID19 vaccine, months after describing same as evil. FFK on several occasions in 2020 spoke against the COVID19 vaccine, saying it was evil and ''Gates killer vaccine''. It came as a surprise to many Nigerians on Tuesday, March 30 when he took his first jab of the vaccine. Georgina is appalled by his actions and took to her Instagram page to drag him as well as clergyman, Chris Oyakhilome. Read her post below; ''So this piece of shit called @real_ffk for months mislead millions of Nigerians by instilling fears in them regarding the coronavirus and the vaccine that followed. He lied and mislead them. Made various false statements and conspiracy theories abo...
Charly Boy writes moving open letter to his daughter to apologize for his actions after she came out as lesbian
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Charly Boy writes moving open letter to his daughter to apologize for his actions after she came out as lesbian

Charley Boy, aka Area Fada, has written an open letter to apologize to his daughter for the way he treated her after she came out as gay.   Charly Boy had shared a post last week, saying he's proud to have a lesbian daughter and he supports her completely. But his daughter, Dewy Oputa hit back, stating that her father doesn't pick her calls and she was rendered homeless after she publicized her sexuality. She accused her dad of using her to chase clout as father of the year online, while caring nothing about her in real life.   Charly Boy has now responded. He said he was amused by his daughter's public condemnation because it's the same way he and his father - former Supreme Court justice Chukwudifu Oputa - butted heads before he was able to be independent. &n...
Osinbajo Commends IGP’s Decision On SARS, Criticises Actions Of Officers
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Osinbajo Commends IGP’s Decision On SARS, Criticises Actions Of Officers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has applauded the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu for banning the routine patrol of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other Tactical Squads of the Nigeria Police Force. Speaking to State House reporters at his residence in Abuja on Sunday, Professor Osinbajo described the routine attacks on young people as infuriating. While condemning the actions of some officers he called bad “eggs of the Force”, the Vice President asked the police to stick to their mandates. He also commended Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for speaking up against injustices meted out by some security operatives on young Nigerians. Osinbajo’s remarks come shortly after IGP Adamu warned FSARS and other Tactical Squads of the Force against carryi...
NARD Nationwide Strike: FG Threatens Actions Against NARD
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NARD Nationwide Strike: FG Threatens Actions Against NARD

The Federal government has threatened to take action against any resident doctor on its payroll who fails to resume work today, June 17. Recall that NARD had embarked on a nationwide strike on Monday due to the Federal Government’s failure to meet demands made by the association. A negotiation meeting convened by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige with the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, and the leadership of the Resident doctors, ended in a deadlock on Tuesday after many hours of deliberation. Ngige, during the meeting, stated that health workers are the essential frontline officers during the coronavirus pandemic and have suffered great mishaps across the country. According to him, the major issues have been taken care of, while other minor issues will...
Couple Arrested For Having Public Sex In Italy
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Couple Arrested For Having Public Sex In Italy

The couple were caught having sex on a road in broad day light at Mecenate near Milan. According to news agency ANSA, the couple disobeyed the quarantine rule in Italy which bans two people from being in the front or back of a vehicle together. However, it was not revealed whether the couple will be prosecuted for their actions. Italy is recorded as one of the countries mostly affected by the COVID-19 epidemic as it has recorded 31,506 cases with 2,503 deaths.
Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola
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Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that most movies churned out by the Nigerian movie industry encourages money ritual and kidnapping. The former Governor of Lagos State who disclosed this while speaking on the topic ‘Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime’ at the 4th annual public lecture/symposium organised by the United Action for Change urged filmmakers to change the narrative to save innocent lives. Fashola added that the claims of a human parts being turned into money is a myth and shouldn't be reinforced in movies. He said; “Some people believe that if you get a man’s head or a woman’s body parts, they could be turned into money. It’s not true! And when you ask people who believe in it if they have seen it happen before, they tell y...
Why South West Governors Are Scared Of Taking Actions Against Herdsmen – Afenifere
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Why South West Governors Are Scared Of Taking Actions Against Herdsmen – Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-po­litical organisation, Afenifere, on Tues­day said South-West governors are reluctant about tackling insecurity challenges in the region because of party allegiance and fear of offend­ing leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking with Daily Inde­pendent, Yinka Odumakin, the organisation’s National Publicity Secretary, said there will not be solution to insecu­rity challenges in the region unless there is autonomy through restructuring. “For the governors, we un­derstand that party allegiance is a problem for them. If they take any firm action against the herdsmen, they will be offending their party leaders. “I know the difficulty around that. When the In­spector General of Police (IGP) came to South-West to organise a security summit, a...
People Blame Me For My Father’s Actions – Zahra Buhari
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People Blame Me For My Father’s Actions – Zahra Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Zahra Indimi, has lamented that many Nigerians attack her on social media for decisions solely taken by her father. She said she prays for those who bully her online because she has learnt to move on with life. Zahra made the statement at the first edition of “An Afternoon with Zahra”, an event organised in Abuja by her foundation, ZMB Homes, tagged #ConversationWithZahra, The Interview reports. The event, which cost N10,000 per person, attracted several young persons. Speaking on her experience with cyber bullies and how she developed confidence to handle them, Zahra wondered why people attack her over issues of governance though she is not in office with her father. Narrating her story she said, “2015 was when I knew what bullying was...
Police Arrest Kano Deputy Governor for Disrupting Proceedings at INEC Collation Center
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Police Arrest Kano Deputy Governor for Disrupting Proceedings at INEC Collation Center

The police in Kano state have arrested the state deputy governor, Nasir Gawuna and the commissioner in charge of Local government and chieftaincy affairs, Sule Garo, for disrupting proceedings at the Kano State collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The two top government officialshad stormed the collation center at about 2am this morning and began to disrupt the process. Their actions led to a halt in the announcement of results at the centre after some youth suspected to be supporters of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) tried to attack the two officials. The police are expected to later release Mr Gawuna without charges as he enjoys constitutional immunity from prosecution based on the office he holds.
Cardi B Slams Jussie Smollet, Says His Lies Ruined Black History Month
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Cardi B Slams Jussie Smollet, Says His Lies Ruined Black History Month

Rapper Cardi B has slammed Jussie Smollet with claims that his actions ruined Black History Month. This she did in reaction to the new development concerning the attack he claimed to have suffered. The Empire actor claimed he was attacked last month in Chicago by two men who hurled racist slur at him. He also said they chanted “this is MAGA country”, a statement which led many into believing it was done by Trump supporters. However, investigations which led to the arrest of two Nigerian brothers have hinted at the possibility that Jussie Smollet may have staged the attack by paying the two black men to attack him. Reacting to the new twist which is beginning to make people doubt Jussie Smollet, Cardi B slammed him by stating that his actions ruined Black History month. She shar...
State FAs Ready for Elective Congresses
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State FAs Ready for Elective Congresses

Elections into the Executive Committees of the Football Associations in the 36 States and the FCT will hold as from next week. However, all is not well in Nasarawa as protests letters are flying over the composition of the electoral committee constituted to conduct election into the association. The first stop will be Rivers State, where the Elective Congress has been set for Port Harcourt on Thursday, 30th January, before Ogun State takes the baton a week later on 6th February and Kano State follows three days after, on 9th February. Elections will hold in Niger and Ekiti states on 9th February, while FCT will be the next on 11th February and Kebbi State will take its turn on 12thFebruary. Benue, Zamfara and Plateau States will hold their elective congresses on 13th February...
Universities That Pull Out Of Strike Will Regret Their Actions – ASUU
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Universities That Pull Out Of Strike Will Regret Their Actions – ASUU

The President of the Association of Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has on Monday evening said that institutions that pulled out of the ongoing strike and opened their doors to students will regret their action in future. Ogunyemi made this known while speaking to The Punch correspondent, who asked on his view on the perceived disunity in the union’s ranks. The Punch reports that since the commencement of the industrial action no fewer than 6 institutions who are members of the union had pulled out of the industrial action. The President hinted that members that pulled out of the campaign were pressured to abandon the fight by their vice-chancellors, or governing councils. Ogunyemi said, “Those universities perceived as pulling out are certainly not against ...
Breaking: Imo PDP Breaks, As N-PDP Emerges
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Breaking: Imo PDP Breaks, As N-PDP Emerges

Hundreds of members of the Imo state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday formed a New- PDP with Fabian Ihekweme as the state Chairman. Mr Fabian Ihekweme (center) The N-PDP, was formed in Owerri, capital of Imo state, at Villa Garden Hotel. According to Ihekweme, “It is the intention of N-PDP in the foregoing, to put the NWC of PDP on notice to immediately commence urgent actions to redress the very issues that brought about the crisis in the party on or before the 29th of November 2018 or be prepared to manage the consequences of a pandemic drift of over 200,000 members.” Details coming……
Felabration: Seun Kuti Slaps Security Guard At Afrikan Shrine
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Felabration: Seun Kuti Slaps Security Guard At Afrikan Shrine

Shocked that a security guard at the Shrine would treat him like a regular person, Seun angrily slapped and bullied the helpless security guard. Seun Kuti Disaster was quickly averted on Wednesday night, the third day of Felabration 2018, at the VIP/Artiste lounge of the New Afrikan Shrine, when Seun Kuti lost his temper over a staff of the Shrine who disrespected him. Seun who arrived at the Shrine in the company of a few associates was all shades of good mood but lost his cool when a security guard who later told Showtime that he didn’t recognize Seun, attempted to walk him out because the lounge was strictly for VIPs and artistes. Obviously shocked that a security guard at the Shrine would treat him like a regular person, Seun angrily slapped and bullied the he...
Akala Displeased After Oyo State Government Seals His N3 Billion Property
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Akala Displeased After Oyo State Government Seals His N3 Billion Property

Former governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has condemned the actions of the state government's agent for sealing most of his properties in Ibadan metroplolis. The sealed property was said to have been estimated to about N3 billion. Akala, reacting to the sealing of his company, said in a statement through the Head, New Media and Public Affairs, Alao-Akala Campaign Organisation, Mr Jeremiah Akande that the business complex popularly called ‘Ile Itesiwaju’ worth over 3 billion naira was presently under lock and key after what he described as a “launched attack” by the state government. Read below. ''Oyo state Government today under the guise of non-compliance with tax payment launched a disguised attack on the person and properties of His Excellency, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Ak...
Comedian Williams Uchemba Suffers Spiritual Attack Over #Givechallenge
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Comedian Williams Uchemba Suffers Spiritual Attack Over #Givechallenge

Williams Uchemba has revealed that ever since he started his #givechallenge campaign, he and his team have been facing some attacks over their actions to help the poor and needy. He revealed that his family members were exempted. He explained that ever since he started the campaign, he has been under severe attack from forces that are not happy with his movement. The concerned actor is interested in knowing why some people are sad that he wants to help those in need. He’s not the only one under the attack, but members of his a family too. He insists that he’s not going to stop this campaign, but he’s going back to the street to offer more help to those who are in need of it. Here is what he shared: “Ever since I started the #givechallenge I’ve been under serious attack (b...

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