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Bill Gates advises FG against purchasing COVID19 vaccines, says fixing health sector is more important
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Bill Gates advises FG against purchasing COVID19 vaccines, says fixing health sector is more important

American Philanthropist, Bill Gates, has advised the Federal government against expending its limited resources on the purchase of pricey COVID19 vaccines when it can wait for those from GAVI.   Gates gave the advice during a virtual press conference ahead of the launch of the 2021 Bill and Melinda Gates Annual Letters on Tuesday night, January 26.   He said waiting for the GAVI vaccines would be the best thing for Nigeria and that investing proposed vaccine funds into other health-related areas would assist to deepen vaccine coverage and save lives.   “The key is that Nigeria is still eligible (for GAVI Vaccinee), and so, for a lot of those vaccines, they will come through the GAVI facility that we’ve raised money for. I’m an advocate for the government t...
Dangote Sues American Mistress, Autumn Spikes For Exposing His Buttocks Online
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Dangote Sues American Mistress, Autumn Spikes For Exposing His Buttocks Online

Aliko Dangote has filed a lawsuit to claim damages for his battered reputation after one of his American mistresses posted videos on social media that included the billionaires exposed buttocks earlier this month. Mr. Dangote filed the charges in an American court in Miami, Florida. He sought compensation for $30,000 in the civil lawsuit, which he appeared to have filed under a pseudonym John Doe. The name also has an alias that says ‘DA’, which appeared presumably as initials for Aliko Dangote. The charges were filed against a woman who was identified as Autumn Spikes. She was on social media to expose the lawsuit and threaten Mr. Dangote that he had taken the wrong turn by making the case public, indicating that the billionaire risked having additional embarrassing informati...
Dave Chappelle tests positive for Coronavirus, cancels his upcoming shows
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Dave Chappelle tests positive for Coronavirus, cancels his upcoming shows

American stand-up comedian, Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19.   A representative for the 47-year-old comedian confirmed the news to TMZ, adding that Chappelle is 'currently quarantined and has 'not yet experienced any symptoms' of the virus.   “Chappelle has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the winter,” Chappelle’s representative said in a statement. “Chappelle implemented COVID-19 protocols which included rapid testing for the audience and daily testing for himself and his team. His diligent testing enabled him to immediately respond by quarantining, thus mitigating the spread of the virus. Chappelle is asymptomatic,” the statement further read. Following the diagnosis, th...
US Surgeon general, Jerome Adam resigns at Joe Biden’s request
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US Surgeon general, Jerome Adam resigns at Joe Biden’s request

U.S. Surgeon General, Jerome Adams has resigned from his position at the request of President Joe Biden.   Adams, 46,  was nominated by former President Donald Trump and sworn into the job in September 2017.   In a lengthy post on Facebook, Adams wrote: Thank you for the opportunity to serve this great Nation, as this has been the honor of my life. Three years and five months ago, I was confirmed as just the 20th United States Surgeon General - and only the second ever African American male to serve in that role.   My tenure started with three category 5 hurricanes barreling down on our citizens. I immediately deployed to witness the devastation first hand, and to lead our Public Health Service Officers as we helped with the response. I saw the best of o...
Sea Pirates Who Kidnapped Four American Expatriates Arrested
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Sea Pirates Who Kidnapped Four American Expatriates Arrested

Three suspected sea pirates have been arrested in Bayelsa and Rivers states in connection with the kidnapping of four expatriates from the United States of America. The suspects – Tony Ebiyepade, General Karinatei Timidiseghe and Godbless Oruboro – were reportedly tracked down through leaked telephone conversations. They allegedly specialised in kidnapping expatriates and collecting huge sums for their release. City Round learnt that detectives from the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team began tracking the syndicate in August 2020, which consequently led to the arrest of a member. It was gathered that two other suspects were later apprehended by the operatives recently. Ebiyepade, who lived on Ebi-Sam Road, Agudama in Bayelsa, stated that he participa...
Singer Cassie and husband Alex Fine celebrate their daughter’s 1st birthday with adorable photos.
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Singer Cassie and husband Alex Fine celebrate their daughter’s 1st birthday with adorable photos.

American singer, Cassie Ventura and her husband, Alex fine are celebrating their daughter, Frankie Stone Fine, who clocked one-year-old today, December 7.   The couple took to their respective Instagram accounts to share cute photos of their daughter to celebrate her on her special day.     Cassie wrote in her post: 'Happy 1st Birthday to the silliest, smartest, happiest, most beautiful girl I know!! You have been our greatest blessing and it has been such an honor watching you grow and learn everyday. Thank you for the unstoppable laughter, I cannot wait to celebrate your beautiful soul every year. Thank you for choosing me to be your Mama. I love you beyond my heart’s capacity!'     'To my Frankie Fine. This past year has been the ...
Boxing legends, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr fight to draw in eight-round exhibition bout
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Boxing legends, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr fight to draw in eight-round exhibition bout

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. fought to a draw in one of the most impressive performances from the two during their exhibition clash which took place at the Staples Center on Saturday night, November 28.   The American boxing legends met in an eight-round pay-per-view exhibition bout, billed as “Frontline Battle. The pair displayed their boxing skills, power, and athleticism despite Tyson being the aggressive fighter throughout the clash.     The fight was Tyson’s first since losing to Kevin McBride in 2005 in his last professional outing. While Jones returned to the ring, two years after he retired from the sport.   The unofficial judges for the clash were three boxing Hall of Famers; Christy Martin, Vinny Pazienza, and Chad Dawson.   ...
Why I Refused To Pay Ransom To Nigerian Kidnappers – Trump
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Why I Refused To Pay Ransom To Nigerian Kidnappers – Trump

America President Donald Trump explains why he refused to pay ransom To Terrorist Who Kidnapped An American In Nigeria. Instead he sent Navy SEAL To rescue the American hostage in Nigeria. An American hostage is safe and in the care of the US State Department, the Pentagon said Saturday, after a successful early morning rescue operation by US special forces in northern Nigeria. The hostage, Philip Nathan Walton, was abducted by armed kidnappers in southern Niger on Tuesday this week; his captors reportedly demanded a ransom of more than $1 million for his freedom. According to the Washington Post, Walton, 27, was rescued by members of the elite Seal Team 6. No US troops were harmed in the rescue, and the New York Times reports that all but one of the kidnappers were killed. ...
Reno Omokri Calls Out Buhari After Trump Sent US Soldiers To Rescue An American In Nigeria
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Reno Omokri Calls Out Buhari After Trump Sent US Soldiers To Rescue An American In Nigeria

Dear General @MuhammaduBuhari, This is what a real leader does with his nation’s armed forces. Not a lifeless, bloodthirsty dunce, like you, that sends soldiers of the @HQNigerianArmy, not on rescue missions, but on killer missions against unarmed, peaceful #EndSARS protesters #LekkiMassacre. Except you repent, may you end up in the same manner as the innocent youths you killed at Lekki, in Christ’s Name!
Trump Salutes Soldiers Who Rescued An American Kidnapped In Nigeria
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Trump Salutes Soldiers Who Rescued An American Kidnapped In Nigeria

The US President, Donald Trump has reacted to the NAVY SEAL's rescue of an American taken hostage by armed men in Northern Nigeria. Last night, our Country’s brave warriors rescued an American hostage in Nigeria. Our Nation salutes the courageous soldiers behind the daring nighttime rescue operation and celebrates the safe return of yet another American citizen!  
US forces rescue American citizen abducted in Niger Republic and held hostage in Nigeria
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US forces rescue American citizen abducted in Niger Republic and held hostage in Nigeria

US forces on Saturday October 31, rescued an American citizen taken hostage by armed men earlier this week in Niger and held in the northern part of the country.   The mission was undertaken by elite commandos as part of a major effort to free the U.S. citizen, Philip Walton, 27, before his abductors could get far after taking him captive in Niger on October 26, counterterrorism officials told ABC News.   Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement;   "U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of 31 October in Northern Nigeria to recover an American citizen held hostage by a group of armed men. This American citizen is safe and is now in the care of the U.S. Department of State. No U.S military personnel were injured ...
Lampard didn’t rate Chelsea star Pulisic because he was American – Marsch
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Lampard didn’t rate Chelsea star Pulisic because he was American – Marsch

 The RB Salzburg manager says he had a discussion with the Blues boss regarding the winger, who is now a key figure at Stamford Bridge Jesse Marsch says that he had a discussion with Frank Lampard last season that left him with the impression that the Chelsea boss didn't rate Christian Pulisic because he was American. Pulisic signed for Chelsea in January 2019, just a few months before Lampard was named as the club's replacement for manager Maurizio Sarri. The winger got off to a slow start at Stamford Bridge but, by the end of the season, he was a vital piece of Lampard's attacking unit.
Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma
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Actor, Jeff Bridges reveals he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma

American actor, Jeff Bridges has been diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that begins in the lymphatic system, The Oscar-winning actor, best known for his roles in films like "The Big Lebowski" and "Hell or High Water," said he's starting treatment and the "prognosis is good."   The 70-year-old actor wrote on Twitter: "As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light. I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery."   "I’m profoundly grateful for the love and support from my family and friends. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes. And, while I have you, please remember to go vote. Becau...
Ayo Akinola on target as Toronto FC defeat Philadelphia Union
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Ayo Akinola on target as Toronto FC defeat Philadelphia Union

The American-Canadian of Nigerian descent put on his scoring boots once again to gift his side all three points Ayo Akinola scored his second goal of the MLS regular season with Toronto FC securing a 2-1 win over Philadelphia Union. The Canadian outfit has been enjoying a resurgence in America’s premier soccer competition after suffering back-to-back defeats against rivals Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps. Since then, they have seen off Impact, drawn against DC United and beaten New York City FC and also Columbus Crew. Akinola last scored in the draw with DC and Toronto started on the backfoot against the Union with Brazilian forward Sergio Santos getting the opening goal in the just the fifth minute of play, lobbing the ball over Andre Blake in goal.
Nigerian Boxer Efe Ajagba Beats American Opponent Jonnie Rice
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Nigerian Boxer Efe Ajagba Beats American Opponent Jonnie Rice

Nigerian boxer Efe Ajagba has added another victory to his name after he overcame his American opponent, Jonnie Rice, in a keenly-contested bout Saturday night at The Bubble in Las Vegas, Nevada. While Ajagba has had it ‘easier’ in most of his other fights, he was pushed to the limits against Rice; claiming a ten-round unanimous decision over the 33-year-old. As reported by Boxing Scene, Judge Max DeLuca had the bout 98-92, while judges Adalaide Byrd and Dave Moretti scored it 99-91 in favour of Ajagba. This is only the second time Ajagba would be winning a fight via unanimous decision having knocked down all his previous challengers The last such occasion where Ajagba was taken this deep was against previously unbeaten Ali Eren Demirezen last July at MGM Grand Garden...
Ayo Akinola scores in Toronto FC draw at DC United
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Ayo Akinola scores in Toronto FC draw at DC United

The young striker of Nigerian descent came off the bench to help his team salvage a point in the American capital Ayo Akinola scored his first goal of the 2020 MLS regular season as Toronto FC played to a 2-2 draw with DC United at Audi Park. The 20-year-old American-Canadian of Nigerian descent had missed the first three games of the season's return with a hamstring injury all of which ended in victories over Canadian rivals Montreal Impact and Vancouver Whitecaps. Akinola was back in the next series of games against the same opponents and this time they were not lucky, losing 1-0 and 3-2 to Impact and the Whitecaps respectively before bagging a 2-1 win in Montreal last week.
Concern for Wale as he posts a cry for help on Twitter
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Concern for Wale as he posts a cry for help on Twitter

Wale took to Twitter to post a tweet that left his followers concerned.   The American rapper of Nigerian descent, whose birth name is Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, revealed on Twitter that he's "tired" "drained" and in "pain". He added that he placed his phone on DND (Do Not Disturb) because all the calls coming in are from people wanting him to do things for them.   He wrote: "Since nobody in my circle will help me I’ll just say this on my platform .. I’m trying to get it together but I’m tired I’m drained pain is exhausting . My phone been on DND and most of my calls are for me to do more for others .. sometimes u got to lay down n regroup !"     Wale eventually deleted the tweet after Twitter users began expressing concern for him.  ...
MLS games called off in the wake of Jacob Blake shooting
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MLS games called off in the wake of Jacob Blake shooting

The competition decided to abandon a number of matches as protests continue in the United States Major League Soccer has cancelled five games that were due to kick-off on Wednesday in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake.  Blake, a 29-year-old African American, was shot and injured by police on Sunday in front of his children with protests since breaking out in Wisconsin and across the country.  While MLS matches had gone ahead this week, players and fans had called on the league to take a stand and cancel games in a show of support for the black community. 
Comedian Rickey Smiley’s 19-year-old daughter shot three times during a road incident in Houston
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Comedian Rickey Smiley’s 19-year-old daughter shot three times during a road incident in Houston

American stand-up comedian and TV host, Rickey Smiley revealed that his 19-year-old daughter, Aaryn, was shot three times during a road incident in Houston, Texas over the weekend. Speaking on his Rickey Smiley Morning Show" on Monday, July 6, an emotional Smiley said: "I wasn’t even going to say anything about this. I’ve been dealing with this all morning, sitting up here with butterflies in my stomach trying to do the show. My youngest daughter was shot last night. She’s in the hospital right now… I'm just so angry." The comedian explained that his daughter was going to Whataburger to get something to eat when she was caught in the crossfire on Sunday night, July 5. "I go to bed around 8:30 or 9 o'clock, and I woke up to text messages," Smiley recalled. "The fact that she's layi...
“We must never give up” –  Tyler Perry bares his soul in an exclusive feature for People Magazine
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“We must never give up” – Tyler Perry bares his soul in an exclusive feature for People Magazine

Tyler Perry is this week’s People Magazine cover star and in the issue, the filmmaker penned an essay about hope and his vision for the American future. Tyler Perry shared a part of himself as he read out his powerful and personal essay in the video. When People Magazine reached out to Tyler Perry for the essay he had said no at first, and in the video he explained why he had refused initially, “I’m exhausted from all the hate and the division, the vitriol that I see online from one to another. I’m exhausted from seeing these kinds of senseless murders play out over and over again with no changes in our society.” While speaking about #GeorgeFloyd, Perry said; “The level of racism and brutality that George Floyd faced is something that we as black people know all too well. When I saw tha...
‘Nobody is born racist’ – Fiorentina midfielder Alfred Duncan
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‘Nobody is born racist’ – Fiorentina midfielder Alfred Duncan

The Ghana international has lent his voice on the protests against racial injustice and inequality taking place across the world Fiorentina midfielder Alfred Duncan has taken to social media to share his thoughts on the ongoing protests on racism in the world. The protests came about after an American, George Floyd passed away in the city of Minneapolis after a police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, before passing away in hospital. Thousands of people in not only American cities but all over the world have gathered to call for an end to police brutality.
Iggy Azalea Flaunts Cake In Birthday Pictures
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Iggy Azalea Flaunts Cake In Birthday Pictures

American rapper, Iggy Azalea celebrated her birthday with her fans and followers on social media Taking to instagram, The rapper was uploading pictures from her birthday celebration.   View this post on Instagram   June 7th 1990! A post shared by Iggy Azalea (@thenewclassic) on Jun 7, 2020 at 12:35am PDT
‘It’s not an issue’ – Red Bull Salzburg confident Marsch will not be lured to Dortmund
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‘It’s not an issue’ – Red Bull Salzburg confident Marsch will not be lured to Dortmund

The American coach has been linked with a return to Germany but the Austrian side are not willing to let him go Red Bull Salzburg sporting director Christoph Freund says the Austrian side are not worried about losing coach Jesse Marsch to Borussia Dortmund. Marsch, 46, is reportedly a top contender to take over at the helm of Dortmund amid claims that current boss Lucien Favre's days at the German club are numbered. Favre has a year left on his contract, but the pressure on him has increased after his team fell seven points behind leaders Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
India Arie Responds To Rumors She’s Been Dating Chris Tucker For 13 Years
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India Arie Responds To Rumors She’s Been Dating Chris Tucker For 13 Years

American singer and songwriter, India Arie Simpson, also known as India.Arie and American actor and stand-up comedian, Christopher Tucker rumours has it that the two have been together for decades Taking to twitter, rumors began to circulate that comedic actor Chris Tucker and singer India Arie have been in a secret relationship for 13 years. “Me and Chris Tucker been dating for 13 years?!!! 13 YEARS?! Whew chile! Thats some STRONG BLACK (LOVE ) Tea Hot beverage,” she tweeted. “Soooo, NO. I Do not date @christuckerreal ~ we went on A date or 2 … apparently that was 13 years ago? I really don’t remember Lol… I STAN Black Love. Black MEN. Dignity of black women. Spirituality. And the right to GOOD LOVE and SELF CARE.HAVE for 20 years. #crazy.”
American Political Analyst, Candace Owens Reveals There’s A Dark Side Of George Floyd That The Media Does Not Want Anyone To See
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American Political Analyst, Candace Owens Reveals There’s A Dark Side Of George Floyd That The Media Does Not Want Anyone To See

“I am going to reveal the bad side of George Floyd that the media has censored, so as for the world not to see. I will give you proof and show that they are valid and relevant”, Candice Owens, the American Political Analyst and critic of the ’Black Lives Matter Protest’ has revealed in her new video. Candance Owens reveals that the video where George Floyd was allegedly killed by some police officers had been reviewed in order to remove some objectionable content so as to project George Floyd as a really good person. The scene where George dropped a white baggie which allegedly contains cocaine has been censored off from the version of George’s video that went viral on the social media for people to see. According to Owens, the killing of George is absolutely unjust but the truth...
Joe Biden slams Donald Trump, says He is using American military against American people
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Joe Biden slams Donald Trump, says He is using American military against American people

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has reacted to President Donald Trump’s threat of using soldiers to stop the violent protests which erupted across cities in the United States after the death of George Floyd in police custody. The US President made the threat in a nationally televised address in the White House Rose Garden. Trump said; “If a city or state refuses to take the actions necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them.” Though the comment was an apparent reference to the 1807 Insurrection Act which allows presidents to quell lawlessness during emergencies, the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden condemned the US President’s threat via a tweet h...
Red Bull Salzburg boss Marsch makes history with Austrian Cup win
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Red Bull Salzburg boss Marsch makes history with Austrian Cup win

The 46-year-old led his side to a 5-0 victory over Austria Lustenau in the OFB-Cup final Red Bull Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch made history on Friday, becoming the first born-and-bred American coach to win a major European trophy when his side won the Austrian Cup. Salzburg cruised to a 5-0 victory over Austria Lustenau in the OFB-Cup final, giving Salzburg their second consecutive Austrian Cup win. Marsch, who is in his debut season with Salzburg, is not the first American-born manager to win a European trophy as John Caulfield, who was mostly raised in Ireland, has managed Cork City to silverware in the past.
Trump announces probe of Chinese companies listed in US
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Trump announces probe of Chinese companies listed in US

US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a probe into the actions of Chinese companies listed on American financial markets as tensions flared anew between the world’s two biggest economies. The announcement followed Beijing’s move to implement a new security law on semi-autonomous Hong Kong that critics say would stifle freedom, as well as with Trump’s claims that China obfuscated the origins of the coronavirus that has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States. “I’m instructing my presidential working group on financial markets to study the differing practices of Chinese companies listed on the US financial markets with the goal of protecting American investors,” Trump said, without providing details on what steps his administration might take. “Investment firms sh...
DaBaby Proposes To B. Simone On Wild ‘N Out
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DaBaby Proposes To B. Simone On Wild ‘N Out

American rapper and songwriter, Jonathan Lyndale Kirk finally proposes to B. Simone on a new episode of Wild ‘N Out. The Cleveland rapper decided to get down on one knee for his queen, pulling out a ring and popping the question in front of a studio audience.   View this post on Instagram   Sweat pants @fashionnova | I remember sleeping on the floor for 6 months when I first moved to Atlanta because I had to choose between studio time and a bed.... I chose the studio , I remember the bank always charging me hella overdraft fees so my account stayed in the negative , I remember asking a guy I was talking to invest in my dreams...he never did , I remember ever time it rained the inside of my Toyota being drenched ...
Michelle Obama Made This Cruel Confession That Confirms Every American’s Worst Fear
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Michelle Obama Made This Cruel Confession That Confirms Every American’s Worst Fear

Michelle Obama is once again in the spotlight of the 2020 campaign. That’s bad news for the Republican Party. And Michelle Obama made this cruel confession that confirms every American’s worst fear. The Netflix documentary about Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming continues to make headlines. In the documentary, Michelle Obama discusses her marriage to Barack and raising children. And Michelle Obama makes it clear children cost her dearly in her view. “My relationship with Barack was all about our equal partnership,” Obama began. “If I was going to have a unique voice with this very opinionated man, I had to get myself up and set myself off to a place where I was going to be his equal.” Obama then revealed that she believed having children was not great joy in life, b...
Lloyd Banks Celebrates His 38th Birthday
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Lloyd Banks Celebrates His 38th Birthday

American rapper and member of East Coast hip hop group G-Unit,, Lloyd banks celebrates his birthday by being grateful for the little things in life. “It’s a blessing to see another year,” wrote the G-Unit rapper on Instagram. “And wake up next to my family. PLK nation! Stand up.”   View this post on Instagram   It’s a blessing to see another year! And wake up next to my family ?? PLK nation! Stand up ? 2020 #lloydbanksstore A post shared by Lloyd Banks (@lloydbanks) on Apr 30, 2020 at 6:35am PDT
“Built Not Bought” – Angela Simmons Flaunts Bikini In Body Positivity Post
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“Built Not Bought” – Angela Simmons Flaunts Bikini In Body Positivity Post

American creator, shoe designers and philanthropist, Angela Simmons shared photos of hot bikini on social media According to her, the 32-year-old business-owning single mother isn’t worried about the naysayers and continues to preach healthy living and body positivity. Taking to instagram, Angela Simmons shared two selfies where she donned a bikini She wrote She’s not perfect , her weight fluctuates, she has her days when she’s not sure … she doesn’t have a 6 pack …. Throughout this all she’s learned to love herself unconditionally… because if she didn’t who would ? She is me . And I am her … My strength is rooted deeper than the surface . I want to encourage you to love your body. Wherever you stand with it . It’s not easy . But it’s worth it. You are worth it. You don’t have ...
Kendall Jenner Snaps Back At Twitter User Who Says She’s Been Passed Around
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Kendall Jenner Snaps Back At Twitter User Who Says She’s Been Passed Around

American model and media personality, Kendall Jenner was mocked by twitter user because she is often tied to a number of famous men. The model was spotted out and about with any man, the rumor mill gets to churning out gossip about her relationship status. On Twitter, someone took a jab at the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star when they shared a video that showed three men tossing around a little girl. “Nba players passing around Kendall Jenner,” the person wrote in the caption. A woman came to Kendall’s defense and replied, Maybe she passing them around 🤷🏽‍♀️.” Nba players passing around Kendall Jenner pic.twitter.com/R9AukaIJTH — PJ Gear (@Gearr_PJ) April 29, 2020
Praiz And Adekunle Gold Try To Outshine American Superstar, Usher In Latest Challenge
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Praiz And Adekunle Gold Try To Outshine American Superstar, Usher In Latest Challenge

If you do not know or you have not seen the trending #climaxchallenge going on on popular social media platform Instagram let me fill you in on it. American celebrity @ericbellinger went on Instagram to call out singer and pop star The Weeknd who in a recent interview said that Usher’s 2012 hit was inspired by him. This caused a bit of a stir online and a lot of people have been trying to recreate the hook of the song while challenging the weekend to jump on it and prove he is really the owner of that style. In true fashion Nigerian musicians are not left out. Adekunle Gold and Praiz have accepted the challenge and they both gave it a try. To be honest they did so well especially Adekunle Gold who was the biggest shock to me because the style is not really his range but h...
Rapper Chynna Rogers Died From Accidental Drug Overdose
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Rapper Chynna Rogers Died From Accidental Drug Overdose

American rapper Chynna Rogers was declared dead on Wednesday after she was found unresponsive at her Philadelphia home. It has now been established that the 25-year-old died of drug overdose. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health confirmed the cause of death on Thursday (via The Philadelphia Inquirer) though no further specifics were given. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” the family said in a statement issued through her manager, John Miller. In an interview with Pitchfork in January 2020, she described how the pressures of the music industry had played a part in her addiction: “I felt that I hadn’t gone through enough terrible stuff to deserve to have this as a career. I didn’t feel like I deserved to be making a living off talking about my life yet b...
Gospel singer, BeBe Winans reveals he tested positive for Coronavirus and infected his mother and brother
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Gospel singer, BeBe Winans reveals he tested positive for Coronavirus and infected his mother and brother

American gospel and R&B singer, BeBe Winans, 54, has revealed that he tested positive for Coronavirus and passed it to his 83-year-old mother, Delores, and his 64-year-old brother, Marvin Winans.   The singer opened up about his Coronavirus diagnosis during a recent interview on SiriusXM's The Joe Madison Show, where he disclosed that he has now made full recovery.   Speaking about his struggle with Coronavirus, the gospel singer said: “Sometimes, for some reason, we as a people when we look in and we look at television and various things that’s going on around us, we somehow say, that can’t happen to me for some reason.    I don’t know why, but sometimes we believe that. And even myself being cautious, when the outbreak started, I did just a little tra...
Coronavirus: Rihanna donates personal protective equipment to New York City
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Coronavirus: Rihanna donates personal protective equipment to New York City

Rihanna, Popular American singer, donated Personal Protective Equipment to the city of New York amidst Coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, the donation came after she donated $5 million through her Clara Lionel Foundation. The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo in a recent tweet announced Rihanna’s latest donation. His tweet Reads: “I want to thank @rihanna and the Rihanna Foundation for donating Personal Protective Equipment to New York State. We’re so appreciative of your help and that of so many others who have stepped up.”
US singer Jackson Browne, 71, tests positive for coronavirus
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US singer Jackson Browne, 71, tests positive for coronavirus

American singer-songwriter, Jackson Browne has tested positive for coronavirus.   The 71-year-old singer revealed to Rolling Stone that he recently tested positive for the coronavirus but has 'pretty mild' symptoms   He told the publication that he self-quarantined as soon as he began to have a small cough and a high temperature but is now recovering at his Los Angeles home.   'My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don't require any kind of medication and certainly not hospitalization or anything like that,' Browne told the outlet   The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer also stressed about the danger of not maintaining social distancing in a bid to stop the spread of the disease.   'So many people that have it aren't going to be tested,' ...
Gbenro Ajibade post  photos of his new found love after he dumped Osas Ighodaro
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Gbenro Ajibade post photos of his new found love after he dumped Osas Ighodaro

Actor Gbenro Ajibade can be to seen to have moved on from Osas Ighodaro from recent photos online. The handsome actor has left her despite having a child with her to date another American lady. Furthermore, it seems the actor made use of Osas to have access to an American passport because this happened due to his recent marriage to her The actor has been posting footages and photo’s of his new found love everywhere Looking at it, it seems he’s trying to spite his ex-wife, Osas Ighodaro Check the footage and photos below:
Floyd Mayweather Offers to Train Deontay Wilder to Help him Beat Tyson Fury in Their Trilogy Fight
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Floyd Mayweather Offers to Train Deontay Wilder to Help him Beat Tyson Fury in Their Trilogy Fight

Flamboyant retired boxer, Floyd Mayweather, has offered to train his fellow American Deontay Wilder so he can beat Tyson Fury in their trilogy fight. This comes after Wilder's camp confirmed on Sunday that they have activated a rematch clause in his contract following his 7th round defeat by heavyweight rival, Fury l, in Las Vegas. Mayweather, who has been unbeaten in all of his 50 fights believes he can help Wilder prepare for his trilogy fight against Tyson. 'If I train him I can teach him how to win,' said Mayweather when asked if Wilder can eventually overpower Fury. The trilogy bout is slated to take place on July 18 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Top Rank founder and Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter told BoxingScene.com on Sunday. &nb...
Deontay Wilder officially triggers July rematch with Tyson Fury
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Deontay Wilder officially triggers July rematch with Tyson Fury

American boxer Deontay Wilder has officially confirmed his rematch with Tyson Fury a day after posting a Twitter video where he claimed 'no one can take his pride and that the war has just begun'. Wilder lost his first professional fight to Fury on February 23, losing his WBC belt to the Gypsy King in the process.   Fury bulldozed Wilder throughout the match, knocking him out twice before Wilder's trainer Mark Breland was forced to throw in the towel seeing his athlete had suffered extensive ear and mouth damage. A lot of boxing fans wanted to see an a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua next, given that Fury had fought Wilder twice and outclassed him in both, but Wilder has chosen to trigger the rematch clause signed in his contract with Fury and a July date has...
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Gayle King Speaks Following Backlash Over Reviving Alleged Rape Case Involving Kobe Bryant

American journalist Gayle King who seems to have revived alleged rape case involving the late NBA legend, Kobe Bryant has spoken following the incessant public backlash. Barely two weeks after Kobe Bryant’s passing, Gayle King has discussed Kobe’s rape case with former WNBA icon Lisa Leslie who was close to him. On her latest show on Thursday, Gayle King sort to know more about Kobe’s rape case from Lisa Leslie who offered her perspective. Apparently, onliners have not been kind with her for bringing up perhaps the darkest moment of the basketball legend’s life. However, Gayle King has blamed her network CBS for taking the matter out of contest. According to her, CBS has caused this stir as they shared an excerpt of the video which doesn’t capture the whole point to its ...
 Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City Chiefs Beat San Francisco 49ers to Claim their first Title in 50-years
Sport

 Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City Chiefs Beat San Francisco 49ers to Claim their first Title in 50-years

American football team, Kansas City Chiefs have been crowned Super Bowl champions for 2020. The Kansas City produced an epic comeback as they overcame a 10-point deficit to stun the San Francisco 49ers 31-20, ending their 50-years wait to claim the title at Sat Super Bowl LIV which held at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on Sunday. “We never lost faith,” Mahomes said after the game. “That’s the biggest thing. Everybody on this team, no one had their head down. And we believed in each other. And that’s what we preached all year long and we had this guy [head coach Andy Reid] right here to get us there.” After being trailed 20-10 at the end of the third quarter, the Chiefs came back in the fourth quarter to beat the 49ers 31-20. Mahomes, who was named MVP, finished the game co...
Mother And Son Bag 12 Years In Kirikiri For Duping American Of $82,570
Crime

Mother And Son Bag 12 Years In Kirikiri For Duping American Of $82,570

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday sentenced Mrs Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and her son, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, to 12 years’ imprisonment each for duping an American of $82,570. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke convicted the duo following their plea of guilty to four counts of “fraudulent trick business email compromise” during their arraignment on Tuesday. He sentenced each defendant to three years’ imprisonment on each of the four counts filed against them by EFCC. The judge said the sentences would run concurrently. This means Mrs Adeyeri and her son will spend a maximum of only three years in correctional services custody. EFCC counsel, Bilikisu Buhari, told the court that mother and son conspired with one Kareem Russell, still at large, to defraud the Chief Executive Offic...
Lebron James Surpasses Kobe Bryant to Become the Third-leading Scorer in NBA History
Sport

Lebron James Surpasses Kobe Bryant to Become the Third-leading Scorer in NBA History

American professional basketballer and Los Angeles Lakers star, LeBron James, has finally surpassed fellow legend Kobe Bryant to become the third-leading scorer in NBA history. The 35-year-old, who was a teenager when he first met Kobe Bryant at a youth basketball camp, broke his record on Saturday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Before the game, he needed 18 points to move past Kobe's 33,643 points. Surprisingly, James reached the required mark in the third quarter of the game. As soon as he achieved the milestone, former and current NBA players including Kobe Bryant took to their respective social media accounts to congratulate The King. Back in March 2019, LeBron passed Michael Jordan for fourth all-time on the scoring list. Nine months later, he moved up to the third sp...
Another American Flies Down To Enugu To Marry His Love
Events

Another American Flies Down To Enugu To Marry His Love

Just days after social media was agog with news that a 53-year-old American was in Kano to marry her 23-year-old lover, Another American has embarked on that journey to marry a bride in Enugu. The man, Richard Stewart tied the knot with an indigene of Enugu state, Precious Destiny. Her Husband husband hails from the US state of Hawaii based in the pacific. The couple revealed their love began on social media with simple exchanges of “Hi”, but with time blossomed over the three year periods that they got to know each other online. See the pictures of their beautiful wedding below:
Actress Bella Thorne and Her Italian Beau Benjamin Mascolo Pack on the PDA in New Loved-up photos
Celebs

Actress Bella Thorne and Her Italian Beau Benjamin Mascolo Pack on the PDA in New Loved-up photos

American actress,  Bella Thorne, 22, and her Italian beau, singer Benjamin Mascolo, 26,  looked so in love in loved-up photos they shared from their recent vacation to the Dominican Republic. In one photo, a shirtless Benjamin wrapped his arms around Bella, who was clad in a skimpy leopard bikini. Sharing the photos to his Instagram page, Benjamin wrote: 'Taking a lil time off social media and enjoying the company of people I love ?? Feeling very grateful at life right now, I’m one very lucky young man. . The former Disney star also left a saucy message in her boyfriend's comments section, writing: 'I love daddy' with heart-eyes emojis. See more photos below:  

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