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Father Mbaka Admits Discussing Contract with Buhari, says it was a ‘contract of Securing the Country’
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Father Mbaka Admits Discussing Contract with Buhari, says it was a ‘contract of Securing the Country’

Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has admitted discussing contract with the Buhari-led administration after being called out by the presidency for reportedly being livid after being asked to go through the due process. Addressing congregants in Enugu on Sunday May 2, Mbaka said he met Buhari for a “contract of securing the country” during his first administration. He said;  “When they talked about giving Father Mbaka contracts, I don’t want to talk about that, I was laughing. It is a laughable, childish accusation. Whoever is saying that is a shame to himself and shame to the people he is representing. The three men he talked about, I am not here to defend anybody’s stupid allegation, but God used that man to tell the world that Buhari’s government is not giving me money. “Shehu, may God ...
Actress, Eniola Badmus Appointed LAWMA Ambassador
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Actress, Eniola Badmus Appointed LAWMA Ambassador

Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus has been appointed an ambassador of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). The 43-year-old announced the appointment in a series of Instagram posts on Friday. It comes two months after she was mocked online for wearing a jumpsuit to the Headies award ceremony. “However, those assertions have morphed into an untold success. Today I am a proud ambassador of Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) primarily to lead in adding value to the Lagos state environmental agenda through my talent and platform,” she wrote. With her appointment, the Omo Ghetto actress joins other celebrities who were appointed LAWMA ambassadors last year. They include Foluke Daramola, Woli Arole, Bolanle Ninalowo and Tobi Bakre.
Germany picks Ghana as location for its West African centre for global health
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Germany picks Ghana as location for its West African centre for global health

Ghana has been chosen as the location for Germany's West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention. German ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff disclosed this in a tweet he shared on Thursday April 15. He added that the Ghanaian centre is one of eighth others worldwide. The announcement came days after social media giant, Twitter also announced that it will siting its African headquarters in Ghana. The tweet read; “Excellent news: Germany will support launch of a new “German-West African Center for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention. “It will be located in Ghana and be part of 8 new centers worldwide to fight global challenges.”
Former Military Administrator of Oyo and Ondo, Ahmed Usman is dead
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Former Military Administrator of Oyo and Ondo, Ahmed Usman is dead

Ahmed Usman, the former military administrator of Oyo and Ondo states is dead. Usman died in the early hours of Wednesday April 14 in Jos, Plateau State capital. The deceased who retired from the army as a colonel, hails from Okura in Kogi state but was the military administrator of Ondo from 1994 to 1996 and Oyo from 1996 to 1998. Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello who confirmed his death, said the late military administrator was concerned about the growth and development of the state. A statement released by his spokesperson Muhammed Onogwu, read; “Governor Bello described Col. Usman, who hailed from Okura, Dekina Local Government of the State, as a worthy ambassador of the Confluence State who excelled in his chosen profession and blossomed through the ranks “He noted...
Cristiano Ronaldo gets new role at Real Madrid
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Cristiano Ronaldo gets new role at Real Madrid

  Cristiano Ronaldo has been offered the role of an ambassador by Real Madrid when he retires from playing, according to OkDiario. The sports site reports that Real Madrid have no plan to resign the Portuguese as a player but will be given a new role by Los Blancos when he retires. The 36-year-old currently plying his thread with Juventus has been linked with a move back to Spain ahead of the summer transfer window. However, that does not seem such move will materialise as Juventus chief, Paved Nedved had recently declared that the 5 times ballon d’Or winner will see out his contract in Turin. The speculation about Ronaldo’s future increased ever since their Champions League exit to Porto earlier in the month. Yet OkDiario say the La Liga giants don’t want to re-...
Israel Adesanya Dropped by BMW after ‘Rape’ Comments to Rival Kevin Holland
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Israel Adesanya Dropped by BMW after ‘Rape’ Comments to Rival Kevin Holland

BMW have ditched Nigerian-born UFC fighter Israel Adesanya as an ambassador after an offensive comment he made in an online video. The Nigerian-New Zealander who was to be unveiled as the face of BMW in New Zealand, had told possible future opponent Kevin Holland in an online video, "Bro, I will fu**ing rape you." According to Australian TV network Nine, he has since lost his potentially lucrative deal with the car manufacturer. A statement released by BMW read; “Due to the comments made by an athlete online, we have reviewed our pending association with said athlete and we have decided not to push forward with a specific ambassador for the brand at this time in New Zealand.” Adesanya later admitted he "crossed the line" and has since apologised. In a short statement he ...
Olamide Retained By Itel As Ambassador
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Olamide Retained By Itel As Ambassador

itel has announced its retainment of Olamide as the brand ambassador for its product portfolio of smartphones, accessories, and televisions. This forward-thinking choice will no doubt reinforce the desire of both brands to give their communities, customers, and fans alike, the means to enjoy better life like never before- itel will keep delivering reliable and trendy mobile technology solutions while Olamide will keep making music that appeals to a large and varied market. Speaking on this continued partnership, Oke Umurhohwo, itel’s Marketing Manager for the West Africa region, said; ‘Olamide has been a positive complement to our brand’s vision for the past year, and we are delighted that he will be remaining in the family even as we move forward in providing diverse and innovative...
Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador
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Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador

Tonto Dikeh has released a statement after NCPC denied her claim that she was appointed Peace Ambassador for the Commission. Tonto had taken to Instagram to write that she's now a "proud Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) Ambassador for Peace Building." She added, "finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for peace building." She also told her followers that she needs "prayers as we embarked on peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable." Reacting, the NCPC said the information is false. A press statement released by the NCPC reads: "The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC wishes to state in categorical terms that King Tonto Dikeh paid an official courtesy visit to ...
Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission
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Tonto Dikeh Appointed an Ambassador of Peace Building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission

Actress Tonto Dikeh has been made an ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC). On Thursday, Feb 25, she was received by Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of NCPC at his head office where they deliberated on NCPC's vision. Reacting to her appointment as the new Ambassador for the Commision of Peace Building, Tonto said she needs the people's prayers as she embarks on "peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable."
Rihanna Hires First Little Person as Savage X Fenty Ambassador
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Rihanna Hires First Little Person as Savage X Fenty Ambassador

Rihanna has hired Tamera McLaughlin as a model for her Savage x Fenty line. This is Savage X Fenty’s first little person ambassador. Tamera revealed the news via Instagram and Twitter. "The first little person ambassador, " Tamera wrote alongside photos of herself in Savage X Fenty lingerie. Rihanna is known for inclusiveness in her businesses.
Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After UN Convoy Was Attacked
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Luca Attanasio, Italian Ambassador To DR Congo Killed After UN Convoy Was Attacked

Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), an Italian policeman and their Congolese driver have been killed in an ambush on a United Nations convoy in eastern DRC. The ambush on Monday occurred as the convoy carrying Ambassador Luca Attanasio was travelling from the city of Goma to visit a World Food Programme (WFP) school feeding project in Rutshuru, according to the United Nations agency. It said several other passengers travelling with the delegation sustained injuries during the attack. North Kivu Governor Carly Nzanzu told Al Jazeera the seven-member convoy was not escorted by any security forces when the incident happened. The WFP said it was seeking information from local authorities as the ambush occurred on a road that had previously been cleared fo...
I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the opposition – Buratai reacts to PDP kicking against his nomination as an Ambassador
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I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the opposition – Buratai reacts to PDP kicking against his nomination as an Ambassador

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd) has reacted to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) kicking against his nomination as a non-career ambassador. Recall that the PDP had described the nomination as a plot to shield the ex-Service Chiefs from investigation over the “killing of innocent Nigerians and crimes against humanity” under their leadership. Addressing journalists after a special gala night organised for him by members of the 29th Regular Course Association of the Nigerian Defense Academy in Abuja on Saturday February 6, Buratai said he would not respond to PDP’s statement because he is not a politician. He said;   “It’s an honourable retirement and also an honourable appointment. “I’m not a politician, so I have no word for the oppo...
Yoruba Movie Actor, Sanyeri Gets Car Gift As He Becomes Ambassador To Agro Firm
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Yoruba Movie Actor, Sanyeri Gets Car Gift As He Becomes Ambassador To Agro Firm

Nollywood Actor and Comedian, Olaniyi Afonja a. k. a Sanyeri has just signed a Brand Ambassadorship deal with an Agro Startup, "Oxford Green Farms Integrated Limited". Becoming face of the new firm comes with opportunities of using his face, pictures and videos to market the Farm's Investment plans to his many fans. The popular movie actor shared this good news on his Social handles hours ago. It's a good time for content producers in Nigeria really. Congrats Sanyeri. Watch the video of the event below https://youtu.be/sWrTrTEgyVk
‘Mummy Calm Down’ Boy, Oreofeoluwa Becomes Estate Ambassador In Abuja
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‘Mummy Calm Down’ Boy, Oreofeoluwa Becomes Estate Ambassador In Abuja

Fortunes have come the way of Oreofeoluwa Lawal-Babalola, a young boy who went viral in a recent video begging his mother to Calm Down and rest a little, when mother tried to whip him. This is just as an Abuja-based real estate outfit, T Pumpy Concept Limited has signed the young boy as one of its brand ambassadors, NIGERIA DEFEDNER reports. The 4-year-old kid became a social media sensation after a video of him trying to convince the mum from punishing him in a dramatic way him went viral online. Oreofeoluwa signed a two-year contract with the real estate company on Saturday at its corporate headquarters in Abuja. Speaking shortly before the contract was signed, the MD/CEO of T Pumpy Concept Limited, Mr. Akintayo Adaralegbe, said he was moved by the boy’s courage and bold...
Why I Stopped Taking Kissing, Hugging Roles In Movies – Ali Nuhu
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Why I Stopped Taking Kissing, Hugging Roles In Movies – Ali Nuhu

Popular Hausa born Nollywood actor, Ali Nuhu has opened up on why he stopped taking movie roles that involved intimate scenes. According to him his religion and culture are what is making him take the decision. The actor made this known in a recent interview with the BBC. Speaking, he said: “I come from the North, and I’m a Muslim. My culture and religion do not allow for that, so I stopped acting in scenes like that. “People talk about it all over but I personally think it out as an ambassador of my culture and religion and stopped.”  
Ali Nuhu Reveals Why he  Stopped Kissing and Hugging in Nigerian Movies
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Ali Nuhu Reveals Why he Stopped Kissing and Hugging in Nigerian Movies

Nollywood actor, Ali Nuhu has revealed why he stopped kissing and hugging in Nigerian movies. In an interview with BBC, the movie star said he stopped kissing and hugging in Nigerian movies because of his religion and culture. Ali Nuhu said; “I come from the North, and I’m a Muslim. My culture and religion does not allow for that, so I stopped acting in scenes like that. People talk about it all over but I personally think it out as an ambassador of my culture and religion and stopped."
Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirates airline
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Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirates airline

A Nigerian lady Mrs. Kafayat Amusan. one of the stranded Nigerians travellers. returning from Dubai has been delivered of a baby. She delivered complications onboard, which resulted in the plane returning back to Dubai after take off . She is currently been admitted at a Hospital, in Dubai. According to the statement made Available by the Head, Media and Public Relations, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Abdul-Rahman Balogun said that Mrs. Kafayat Amusan delivered a baby boy onboard Emirates airline departing to Lagos on Wednesday. PTF She is currently on admission at a Hospital, in Dubai. In her response, The Nigerian Ambassador in Dubai, Ambassador Rimi and staff of the Embassy are in touch with the mother and child who are in good condition. The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Dia...
Mercy Eke Becomes Ambassador For Tech Company
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Mercy Eke Becomes Ambassador For Tech Company

Ex BBNaija housemate Mercy Eke has bagged an endorsement deal in a technology company amidst Coronavirus pandemic. Mercy Eke revealed in a Instagram post that she is now an ambassador in a technology company known as Patricia.com Mercy is one celebrity that has bagged a lot of endorsements since she left the reality TV show. She has a lot of cars to her name and also a house to herself. Watch  
What My Mother Told Me About Yoruba Men – Diane Russet Reveals
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What My Mother Told Me About Yoruba Men – Diane Russet Reveals

Former Big brother Naija housemate, actor, Media personality and brand ambassador, Diane russet reveals what her mum told her while growing up as a child about Yoruba men. According to her, she said her mum told her she would end with a tribe she least expects. She wrote I always remember telling my mum when I was little that I want to marry a Yoruba man (I didn’t know they call dem demons sha) and she replied the tribe you least expect is where you end up. All my life na opposite Dey come, so I lost hope . I loved Yoruba then ehnnn
I Am Not An Ambassador Of NCDC – Actress Toyin Abraham Reveals
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I Am Not An Ambassador Of NCDC – Actress Toyin Abraham Reveals

Self decorated world best Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham has debunked multiple reports making the rounds that she has just been made an ambassador of The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which formally had her colleague Funke Akindele as their ambassador few weeks back. Recall that Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello better known by his stage name as JJC Skillz were convicted for violating the social distance order in Lagos few weeks ago after they had a house party to celebrate the birthday of her husband, JJC in Lagos. Things went bad for the actress after the video of the party was shared on social media, Nigerians who felt disappointed however called for the arrest of the actress and her husband which landed them in court and they were made to pay...
Coronavirus: China has Shared Treatment Procedure With Nigeria – Minister of health, Ehanire Osagie
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Coronavirus: China has Shared Treatment Procedure With Nigeria – Minister of health, Ehanire Osagie

Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has disclosed that they have received the treatment procedure for coronavirus (Covid-19) from China. Osagie made the announcement on Friday February 28, while also revealing that China did that out of its good gesture and relationship with Nigeria. The Minister also disclosed that the Asian country has successfully treated over 4,000 cases of the deadly disease. He said; “China knows more about the disease and they have made some successful treatments. “We have received a lot of cooperation from the ambassador of China who had come to visit twice to reassure us of his commitment and to give us the support in anyway. “They have sent us a treatment protocol because they have succeeded in treating over four or five thousand people in their...
Record Breaking ABU First Class Graduate Gets Governor Bafaru’s Overseas Scholarship
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Record Breaking ABU First Class Graduate Gets Governor Bafaru’s Overseas Scholarship

The Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has awarded overseas scholarship to Ahmadu Bello University’s (ABU) First Class graduate, Safiyu Haruna Mallam Madori. The student broke a 58-year record of the University. Safiyanu Haruna of Malam Madori Local Government Area of Jigawa State from Arabic Department of the University has made history by graduating with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.73 that no student ever graduated with in the 58 years history of the University. The Arabic Department of the Ahmadu Bello University has a reputation that no student ever graduated with First Class since its creation in 1962. Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar made the announcement today while receiving the student at the government house. He congratula...
“Na Shoemaker I For Be For Aba” – Cubana Chief Priest Says Praises Cubana CEO As He Become Bullet Energy Drink Ambassador
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“Na Shoemaker I For Be For Aba” – Cubana Chief Priest Says Praises Cubana CEO As He Become Bullet Energy Drink Ambassador

Shared with caotion Congratulations To Me, Am Brand Ambassador To Bullet Energy Drink? N Pure Heaven Health Drink? ( SunMark Ltd Uk??) Best 10 Congratulatory Comments Gets 100k Each From My Bullet? Money, I Urge You To Pop Bullet? The Energy You Re Looking For Is Here, Follow @bulletnigeria Thanks @nedokonkwo For Making This Possible #CubanaChiefPriest? #CelebrityBarMan?
Day 2 of Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial: Here’s What Happened
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Day 2 of Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial: Here’s What Happened

On Day 2 of US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial by the US Senate which lasted 13 hours, the Democrat House managers started their case against the president, arguing why he should be removed from office .                      Trump is being tried in the Senate for allegations brought by the House that he abused his office and obstructed justice by withholding military aid to Ukraine in exchange for investigation by the Ukrainian government into his political rival, Joe Biden.                        Adam Schiff, the leader of the House Managers, prosecuting the House Of Reps impeachment articles against Trump, said the impeachment case  "paints an overwhelming and damning picture of the president's efforts to use the powers of his office to corruptly solicit foreign help in ...
Mayorkun And Mike Kick A New Deal With Budweiser Beer
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Mayorkun And Mike Kick A New Deal With Budweiser Beer

The Nigerian two superstar known as mayorkun and mike the ex-housemate  of BBNAIJA signed a new deal with Nigerian budweiser beer as new ambassador. Mayorkun shot his instagram page with a short video of him and mike the ex-housemate of bbnaija  with the budweiser beer. It's a great testimony  in the life of the two great superstar to have an  endorsement deal with budweiser beer company and them have should some love by the comment they drop on there instagram page .
Ike Becomes Brand Ambassador For ‘Motivemall’
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Ike Becomes Brand Ambassador For ‘Motivemall’

Former Big Brother Nigeria housemate Onyema simply known as Ike has announced that he has bagged a new endorsement deal with ‘motivemall.’ Making the announcement in an Instagram post, he revealed that he subscribed to the deal because he believes in the brand. The new announcement is coming less than 24 hours after he bagged a deal with PTRLifestle. He wrote: I am honored to be an Ambassador for motivemall. I only work with brands I believe in and 2020 we have a lot of amazing collaborations    
Naira Marley Is Not An Ambassador Of Bad Reputation “He Has A Msc” – Lyta
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Naira Marley Is Not An Ambassador Of Bad Reputation “He Has A Msc” – Lyta

Formal YBNL star Lyta has revealed the true biography of Marlians president Naira Marley. He posted on his official facebook page narrating who Naira Marley truly is He wrote; Naira Marley went to Peckham Academy where he graduated with a distinction in business. He went further to study at Crossways College, now Christ the King Sixth Form College, where he completed his business law. He is now a Multimillionaire, Married two wives and blessed with four(4) Children The shocking aspect of his biography is that, He is a Master Degree holder!!! Can you beat that??? Marlians, Zero Manners, No belt, Marlians don’t graduate blablabla, N.Marley no b Ambassador of bad reputation o.. ! Let just be focus #Not taking et Serious
Davido Is A Massive Fan Of Cristiano Ronaldo
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Davido Is A Massive Fan Of Cristiano Ronaldo

Nigerian pop star, Davido, has reaffirmed his love for top footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo. Davido professed his love for Ronaldo on the heels of his deal with sports bookmaker, AccessBET, who recently announced him as their official brand ambassador. Reacting to the announcement, Davido had said, “I’m a massive fan of Ronaldo and I also love boxing, so this partnership brings me closer to the things I have a passion for. I am particularly excited to be a part of this new journey and I am looking forward to working with Accessbet.” The General Manager of the company, Kayode Akinbo, maintained that the company was pleased to welcome the singer as their brand ambassador. He said, “Davido’s vibrant persona and worldwide appeal  are qualities we love and this represents another po...
Accessbet Officially Unveils Davido As Brand Ambassador
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Accessbet Officially Unveils Davido As Brand Ambassador

PopularNigerian singer, David, has been unveiled as a brand ambassador for betting platform, Access bet. By this signing, Davido will represent the brand’s image as well as appear on all AccessBET’s marketing campaigns. Reacting, the music star expressed great delight in collaborating with AccessBET, describing it as one of the best sports betting bookmakers in Nigeria. “I’m a massive fan of Ronaldo and I also love Boxing, so this partnership brings me closer to the things I have passion for. I am particularly excited to be a part of this new journey and I am looking forward to working with AccessBET,” he said.
AccessBet Signs Davido As Brand Ambassador
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AccessBet Signs Davido As Brand Ambassador

AccessBET, a leading sports bookmaker in Nigeria has announced worldwide superstar Davido as its official brand ambassador. By this signing, Davido will represent the brand’s image as well as appear in all AccessBET's marketing campaigns. With great odds and guaranteed fast payment of winnings, sports lovers can enjoy betting on their favorite teams via pre-match, in-play and also entertain themselves with varieties of virtual games. The newly forged relationship with Davido is in line with AccessBET's vision to ultimately become a renowned bookmaker in the world as well as providing the best online, shop and mobile betting experience in Nigeria. In his reaction to the signing, the music super star expressed great de...
British Islamic Charity is being Investigated for Praising Assassinated Qassem Soleimani as a Martyr
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British Islamic Charity is being Investigated for Praising Assassinated Qassem Soleimani as a Martyr

A British charity is being investigated for praising assassinated Iranian general Qassem Soleimani as a martyr. The Islamic Centre of England, a charity with assets of more than £4 million reportedly organized a vigil at the Islamic Centre in Maida Vale, London, on Saturday (Jan.4) to commemorate the warlord. The event was attended by more than 2,000 people, including Iran’s ambassador to London, The Times reported. Seyed Moosavi, 51, the charity’s director and the UK representative of Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei praised Soleimani as a ‘dedicated soldier of Islam’ who had died at the hands of ‘the most wicked members of the human race’. The Islamic Centre's director also referred to Soleimani as an 'honourable Islamic commander' in a message of condolence.  Qasem Sole...
Anita Joseph and Trolls Fight Over her Semi-nude video
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Anita Joseph and Trolls Fight Over her Semi-nude video

Anita Joseph ignited the wrath of some trolls on Instagram after her semi-nude bathtub video went viral on the platform. The actress shared the video on Instagram at the conclusion of her deal with a brand she was signed to as an ambassador. However shortly after the video was shared, Anita Joseph was dragged into a heated exchange by trolls who insisted that she musn't be naked to look sexy. Here is the video and the Instagram exchange below;
‘Cee-C came to beg after we sacked her as ambassador’ – Wale Jana
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‘Cee-C came to beg after we sacked her as ambassador’ – Wale Jana

These are not the best of times for Cynthia Nwadiora a.k.a Cee-C as CEO of Sapphire Group, Wale Jana has taken to social media to make some unpleasant revelations about the 2018 BBNaija star. While discussing the mistakes a business person could make in the course of their business, Wale revealed that Cee-C is not professional in her dealings and she always proves difficult to work with. He further stated that the reality star came to beg the organization after she was dropped as brand ambassador. Read the full post below: You have to listen to me this morning because if you get it, you won’t make the mistakes I made. Today I am sharing on the mistakes of 2019 1. Getting short term investors; from 2016 till 2018, we were not really producing much all we did was sell but th...
(Photos) Wizkid Serves Less Privileged At UBA Foundation Drive
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(Photos) Wizkid Serves Less Privileged At UBA Foundation Drive

The United Bank for Africa ambassador was on hand on Saturday to serve out gifts and food to the less privileged at the UBA Christmas food bank held by the UBA foundation as part of their community social responsibility (CSR) drive for the year. In attendance at the event also was the GMD/CEO of UBA Mr Kennedy Uzoka and the MD/CEO of the UBA foundation, Mrs Bola Atta.
Basketmouth releases a statement after he was removed as an ambassador for the European Union in Nigeria’s campaign against Sexual and Gender Based Violence
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Basketmouth releases a statement after he was removed as an ambassador for the European Union in Nigeria’s campaign against Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Basketmouth has released a statement in reaction to being removed as an ambassador for the European Union in Nigeria’s campaign against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. The comedian was one of the Nigerian celebrities who were chosen to be advocates for the EU's cause on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). However there was an outrage on social media after the comedian was revealed as one of the ambassadors. Twitter users brought up a 2014 joke he made about rape and said he was not fit to represent women and the issues they face. He was removed following the outrage. Reacting to his removal, Basket Mouth released a statement on Instagram. He shared a photo collage of a number of women, including his daughter, his wife, Busola Dakolo, and more and wrote: Almost ev...
See Basketmouth’s 2014 Rape Joke That Made EU To Remove Him As Ambassador
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See Basketmouth’s 2014 Rape Joke That Made EU To Remove Him As Ambassador

So, earlier on today, Basketmouth shared this tweet which to him seemed harmless. Unfortunately, it pissed a whole lot of people off. Basketmouth has since deleted the tweet and has apologized but reactions continue to pour in. Some people are strongly asking brands for whom Basketmouth is an ambassador to dump him. A Zimbabwean mother of four even wrote in from the States lashing out at the comedian. A hashtag #RapeIsNoJoke has already been created to pursue the cause. EU Removes Basketmouth As Ambassador For Sexual & Gender Based Violence
EU Removes Basketmouth As Ambassador For Sexual & Gender Based Violence
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EU Removes Basketmouth As Ambassador For Sexual & Gender Based Violence

Popular Nigerian comedian Basketmouth has been dropped as an ambassador to sex and gender-based violence over a joke he made about rape. The comedian, who had earlier been caught in a cross at some point with popular Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is yet to react to this update. It was gathered that the comedian, who had been an ambassador for a good cause was reportedly dropped after he made a joke about rape. According to the joke he made, he said that Nigerian women should be raped if they refuse to have sex on the second date.  
BBNaija’s Diane Becomes Highly Stylish Ambassador (Photos)
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BBNaija’s Diane Becomes Highly Stylish Ambassador (Photos)

Former big brother naija housemate, Diane signs new endorsement deal with Highly Stylish. The reality star excitedly wrote on her page; News UPDATE : Diane Yashim Becomes @Highly_Stylish Brand Ambassador . Highly Stylish Is One Of Nigeria’s Leading LifeStyle Fashion Store . Say Hello To The New Face Of #HighlyStylish #DianeXHighlyStylish #DianeYashim #WeMoveStill
Didier Drogba Named Ballon D’or Ambassador
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Didier Drogba Named Ballon D’or Ambassador

Chelsea and Ivorian legend Didier Drogba has been chosen as France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador on Thursday. The former Blues star will co-host the award ceremony set for December 2 in Paris, and will present the trophy. “I feel honoured to present this prestigious award. I see it as an acknowledgement of my career and its exemplarity,” Drogba said in a statement . Although the former forward never won the celebrated award, he was nominated eight times between 2004 and 2012, and even came fourth in 2007. “I would have liked to do better but this fourth place is a great reward,” admits Drogba. The 64th Ballon d’Or ceremony will be take place at the end of the year, with Virgil van Dijk the frontrunner for the top award.
‘She gives us hope’ – Malawi’s Linda Kasenda reveals Asisat Oshoala inspiration
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‘She gives us hope’ – Malawi’s Linda Kasenda reveals Asisat Oshoala inspiration

The She-Flames star has spoken on how she looks up to the three-time African Footballer of the Year Malawi striker Linda Kasenda has described Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala as the ambassador and role model for women's footballers in Africa. Oshoala won the maiden BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award in 2015 and became the first African to score in the Uefa Women's Champions Leaguefinal in 2019 with Barcelona. Kasenda scored eight goals for the already eliminated She-Flames, all in a 13-0 thrashing of Comoros in the 2019 Cosafa Women's Cup in Port Elizabeth.
Trump Calls UK Ambassador ‘A Very Stupid Guy & A Pompous Fool’
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Trump Calls UK Ambassador ‘A Very Stupid Guy & A Pompous Fool’

The UK's "wacky" ambassador to the US is "a very stupid guy" who is understood to be a "pompous fool", Donald Trump has said. The latest tweets from the President came after Downing Street reaffirmed its "full support" for Sir Kim Darroch. On Monday President Trump said he will no longer work with Sir Kim after leaked emails revealed he had called the Trump administration inept. A formal investigation has been launched by the UK government. Taking to Twitter on Tuesday Mr Trump tweeted: "The wacky Ambassador that the U.K. foisted upon the United States is not someone we are thrilled with, a very stupid guy.   "He should speak to his country, and Prime Minister May, about their failed Brexit negotiation, and not be upset with my criticism of how badly it was handled.   "I to...
Nigeria is Future of the World –German Ambassador to Nigeria
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Nigeria is Future of the World –German Ambassador to Nigeria

German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, has said Nigeria is the future of the whole world. Schlagheck said this when he received the delegation of “Follow the Money and Connected Development (CODE)” an NGO, in his office on Friday in Abuja. He said that Germany and Nigeria shared similarities in diverse areas, adding that Nigerians could contribute towards growth of their country through tracking governance processes to ensure accountability. Schlagheck said, “there are developments in every society that must be tracked. To achieve that, there is need for distinction of people to do such. “Nigeria as the future of Africa is the future of the world, of mankind that we can ask many important questions and of cou...
Manchester United Make €40million Bid for Dembele
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Manchester United Make €40million Bid for Dembele

Manchester United have made an offer in excess of €40million for Lyon striker, Moussa Dembele, Goal reports. Dembele enjoyed a productive first season with the Ligue 1 side, scoring 23 goals in all competitions, since his move from Celtic. United have been following the player since his youth days at Paris Saint-Germain, with club ambassador Eric Cantona having endorsed the move for his fellow Frenchman. Dembele is contracted to Lyon until 2021, meaning the Ligue 1 side who secured Champions League football for next season, are in a strong position in negotiations. It remains to be seen how attracted the 22-year-old is to a move to Old Trafford, with Europa League football on offer.
Top 5 Nigerian Artistes That Has Been Accused Of Stealing Someone Else’ Songs
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Top 5 Nigerian Artistes That Has Been Accused Of Stealing Someone Else’ Songs

Many known artistes, including the upcoming ones, have attacked and accused each other in stealing their music or not giving them the credit as the original owner of the song. Below are the artistes that has been attacked before and the best that attacked them. 1. Davido: The “Assurance” master was once accused of property theft. In a song of his titled “Gobe”, an upcoming artiste known simply as “Password” went on the internet to express his dissatisfaction on how Davido stole his track and release it as his own. Password, however, released the song that was being sung in his own voice and truly, it was not different from what we heard from OBO also. It was rumoured that the latest Infinix ambassador decided to help the boy and take him to the next level. The authenticity o...
VINCENT KOMPANY LEAVES MANCHESTER CITY
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VINCENT KOMPANY LEAVES MANCHESTER CITY

Vincent Kompany played his last game for Manchester City in Saturday’s FA Cup final victory over Watford. The defender has decided to call time on his 11-year association with the Club having won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups, four League Cups and two Community Shields. In total, he has played 360 times, scoring 20 goals. Paying tribute to Kompany's huge contribution to the Club's success, City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said: "There have been many important contributors to Manchester City’s renaissance, but arguably none are more important than Vincent Kompany. "He defines the essence of the club. For a decade he has been the lifeblood, the soul, and beating heart of a supremely talented squad. "A booming voice in the dressing room yet a quiet and measured am...
1,700 Children Carry Arms In Borno
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1,700 Children Carry Arms In Borno

United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said 1, 700 children, among the ranks of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the insurgency war in Borno had been released. UNICEF’s Country Representative, Mohammed Fall, stated this at the formal handover of the second batch of 894 children by the CJTF to their families, in Maiduguri. CJTF is a local militia group formed in 2013 to assist the military and other security agencies in the fight against insurgency, and to protect communities from insurgents’ attack. However, it had recruited children in its ranks to discharge its responsibility. Fall disclosed that the first batch of 833 children were released by the CJTF in October, 2018 as part of commitments to end the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict...
Ooni’s cultural ambassador advocates unity among women
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Ooni’s cultural ambassador advocates unity among women

The Ooni of Ife’s  cultural ambassador to Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA), Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, has advised women to build love among one another to further  boost gender protection. Ademiluyi disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the ongoing Queen Moremi Ajasoro musical dramatisation holding at the Terra Kulture in Lagos. According to her, women yearn for support from men, they want men to praise them but women themselves are not ready to assist one another to progress. She said that it was important for women to understand the need to express love and unity among one another. “To earn societal respect, be it in equality or in any other conversation, there is the need for them to show more love and togetherness. “This will help them to lift one another up an...
I’m ready for battle, Aruna Quadri insists
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I’m ready for battle, Aruna Quadri insists

As the main draw of the singles event serves off today Tuesday April 23, Aruna Quadri believes he is ready to rock the boat against the world’s best at the ITTF World Championships holding in Budapest, Hungary. The Nigerian star is seeded 22 in the men’s singles and he is expected to confront a qualifier in the first round of the men’s singles and the Portugal-based athlete told NationSport yesterday that he is fully fit to take on any opponent. “I am fit to take on any player having arrived one week ago in Budapest to prepare myself for this competition. There is no doubt that it promises to be tough but I am ready to make myself and my country proud in Budapest. I have been lucky in this tournament but I am hoping that I can move forward this year and give my 100 percent best again...

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