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“God is not angry with the perpetrator. He is angry with the tolerator”- UK-based Nigerian pastor, Prophet Tomi Arayomi reacts to new Superman being bisexual
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“God is not angry with the perpetrator. He is angry with the tolerator”- UK-based Nigerian pastor, Prophet Tomi Arayomi reacts to new Superman being bisexual

A UK-based Nigerian pastor, Prophet Tomi Arayomi, has reacted after American comic book publisher, DC Comics, announced that the new Superman character in its next issue is bisexual. According to a statement by the company on Monday, Jon Kent - the Superman of Earth and son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane- is bisexual. Reacting to the announcement, Arayomi, the co-founder of My Church Windsor in Windsor, United Kingdom and RIG Nation Television, called on the Church not to remain silent. "Church! The voice of fear is SILENCE and It’s being heard loud and clear! Read it again! Revelation 2:20- “that you tolerate that woman Jezebel” God is not angry with the perpetrator, He’s not even angry with the celebrator, He’s angry with the tolerator!!!." the author wrote.
Usher Raymond welcomes his fourth child
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Usher Raymond welcomes his fourth child

Usher Raymond and his girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea have welcomed a baby boy. The singer made the announcement on Instagram. He disclosed that the baby was born on September 29 and has been named Sire Castrello Raymond. The artist shares two sons with his ex-wife Tameka Foster, as well as a daughter with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea. This is Jenn and Usher's second child together. Usher and Jenn publicly announced that they were expecting again at the 2021 iHeart Radio Music Awards, which Usher hosted.
Teebillz welcomes a baby boy with partner
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Teebillz welcomes a baby boy with partner

Talent manager, Teebillz has welcomed a baby boy with his partner. Teebillz who already has four children with three other women, made the announcement by sharing a photo of his partner flashing her baby bump. He wrote; I got you Jamil, you got a baby brother now! And I’m sorry Bisi I couldn’t give you a baby sis like you wanted my love! Blessings to my tribe The talent manager has been getting congratulatory messages from some Nigerian entertainers.
Man Utd announce new appointment ahead of Leicester City clash
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Man Utd announce new appointment ahead of Leicester City clash

Manchester United have appointed Dominic Jordan as its first Director of Data Science to drive forward the club’s use of data to help staff and players deliver success on the pitch. Man United made the announcement in a statement via their website on Friday ahead of their away Premier League clash with Leicester City on October 16. Jordan, an experienced data scientist, with a background in geospatial analytics, will be tasked with improving the way Man United connect and analyse the vast amounts of data generated across their football operations. Welcoming Dominic to Man United, John Murtough, the club’s Football Director, said the appointment reflected the growing importance of data science across a range of areas within the Red Devils and its potential to provide a competitiv...
NPA appoints port managers for ​Calabar, Onne, ​Tin Can, redeploys officials
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NPA appoints port managers for ​Calabar, Onne, ​Tin Can, redeploys officials

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed three new port managers and redeployed others. Acting Managing Director, Mohammed Bello-Koko made the announcement on Friday. A statement by Olaseni Alakija, NPA spokesman said the rejig was to improve efficiency in the quest to become Africa’s maritime hub. Yitnoe Stanley Magaji, MD’s Technical Assistant on Marine and Operations, is the new Onne Port Manager. Buba Jibril, formerly Traffic Manager, LPC, moves to Tin Can Island Port as Port Manager. Similarly, Ovbude Nelson Uwaifo, the Traffic Manager at Dangote Jetty is now Calabar Port Manager. Former Port Manager, Tin Can Island Port, Yunusa Ibrahim Anji moves to the headquarters as Assistant General Manager, Port Engineering. Dantsoho Abubakar, former Onne Port Manage...
INEC releases final list of candidates for Anambra Governorship election
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INEC releases final list of candidates for Anambra Governorship election

A final list of candidates for the Anambra Governorship election has been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye who made the announcement on Thursday October 7, said 18 registered political parties will be participating in the election. Okoye also revealed that INEC will be holding an emergency consultative meeting on Friday, October 8, with the leadership of all registered political parties in Abuja. The INEC commissioner further assured the people of the state of the commission’s resolve to secure a safe environment that will enable them to vote. He said;   “In line with the Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the election released on 19th Ja...
Mompha announces he’s taking a break from social media for health reason
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Mompha announces he’s taking a break from social media for health reason

Businessman and popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, says he will be taking a break from social media to enable him take better care of his health. The Bureau De Change operator took to Instagram on Wednesday, October 6, to share the announcement, adding that he made the decision on the advice of his personal physician. The latest development comes weeks after the father of two was accused of having had sexual relationship with controversial crossdresser, Bobrisky, an allegation he debunked. Taking to his Instagram page, he wrote; "This is to inform my friends and teaming fans that I will be going offline for a while due to health reasons on the advice of my personal physician," "It is beyond contention that my presence online over the ye...
NCC disqualifies Nigerians below 18 from getting SIM
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NCC disqualifies Nigerians below 18 from getting SIM

Nigerians below 18 have been disqualified from registering and owning a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) by the Nigerian Communications Commission. In a draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on the commission’s website, the NCC said the regulations were made in line with the powers conferred upon the commission by section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act,2003. The announcement was made at a Public Inquiry on the Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, alongside the draft SIM Replacement Guidelines and the draft Spectrum Trading Guidelines at NCC's head office in Abuja on Tuesday October 5. NCC’s Executive Commissioner Stakeholders’ Management, Mr Adeleke Adewolu who spoke at the event said; “The public inquiry i...
Heskey appointed Leicester Women’s head of football development
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Heskey appointed Leicester Women’s head of football development

Emile Heskey has been appointed Leicester City Women's head of football development, the club have confirmed. The former England striker, who started his career with the Foxes, will oversee coaching, performance and recruitment in his first football administration role. Heskey has spent the last 12 months in an ambassadorial role with the women's side, mentoring young female players and also developing the club's women's academy. The announcement comes after Russ Fraser left his role as Head of Women's Football to join Liverpool as their new women's Director of Football. On the appointment, Heskey said: "This is a fantastic opportunity. I've loved every minute of working with LCFC Women in the last year. We have a strong infrastructure of staff, a talented squa...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is retiring from politics
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is retiring from politics

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday October 2, announced that he is retiring from politics. Pirior to the announcement, Duterte had been expected to run for vice president. He is not eligible to run again for president as the constitution sets a single-six-year term limit for the president. Making the announcement as he accompanied his long time loyalist Senator Christopher "Bong" Go, from their ruling PDP-Laban party as he registered to run for vice president, the Philippine President said; “Today, I announce my retirement from politics." Political observers had long suspected Duterte could spring a surprise, such as a presidential run by his daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio, next year. Duterte-Carpio who replaced her father as mayo...
Manny Pacquiao officially retires from boxing to chase Philippine presidential bid
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Manny Pacquiao officially retires from boxing to chase Philippine presidential bid

Boxing legend,  Manny Pacquiao has announced his retirement to focus on his plans  to run for president of the Philippines in the 2022 elections. Pacquiao, a Philippines senator who has been dividing his time between politics and fighting, made the announcement in a 14-minute video posted on his official Facebook page. "As I hang up my boxing gloves, I would like to thank the whole world, especially the Filipino people for supporting Manny Pacquiao. Goodbye boxing. "It is difficult for me to accept that my time as a boxer is over. Today I am announcing my retirement." "Thank you for changing my life, when my family was desperate, you gave us hope, you gave me the chance to fight my way out of poverty. "Because of you, I was able to inspire people all over the world. Becaus...
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Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits

The 67-year-old is back for another stint with the Black Stars, replacing CK Akonnor The Ghana Football Association has announced Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac as the new head coach of the Black Stars. The announcement was made at a press conference at the GFA Secretariat in Accra on Friday. The 67-year-old makes a return to the West African nation for a second spell, having first led the side between 2008 and 2010, the highlight being a quarter-final appearance at the World Cup in South Africa.  
Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits
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Rajevac: Serbian confirmed for second Ghana spell after 2010 World Cup exploits

The 67-year-old is back for another stint with the Black Stars, replacing CK Akonnor The Ghana Football Association has announced Serbian tactician Milovan Rajevac as the new head coach of the Black Stars. The announcement was made at a press conference at the GFA Secretariat in Accra on Friday. The 67-year-old makes a return to the West African nation for a second spell, having first led the side between 2008 and 2010, the highlight being a quarter-final appearance at the World Cup in South Africa.  
LaLiga: Barcelona shortlist six managers to replace Koeman [Full list]
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LaLiga: Barcelona shortlist six managers to replace Koeman [Full list]

Barcelona have shortlisted managers to take over from the Blaugrana coach, Ronald Koeman. The Catalan club is reportedly on the verge of parting ways with Koeman and have identified about six managers who could potentially become the club’s new manager in the coming days. According to RAC1’s Gerard Moreno, Barcelona’s six-man shortlist for the job are Andrea Pirlo, Philip Cocu, Antonio Conte, Xavi Hernandez and Joachim Low. The report added that the decision taken by Barcelona is currently pending official announcement and will be publicized when a name out of those shortlisted is settled on. This is coming following Barcelona’s 1-1 draw with Granada in the LaLiga on Monday. Barcelona drew with Granada at Camp Nou, thanks to a late minute goal from Ronald Araujo after Domi...
Pfizer announces Breakthrough in COVID-19 Vaccine for Children aged 5 to 11
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Pfizer announces Breakthrough in COVID-19 Vaccine for Children aged 5 to 11

Pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer on Monday, September 20 announced it had finished carrying out research on its covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Pfizer said the younger children who took the kiddie dose vaccine (a smaller does of the vaccine given to adults) developed coronavirus-fighting antibody levels just as strong as teenagers and young adults The announcement is a major step towards winning official approval for younger children to get vaccinated against the deadly virus. Pfizer in it's Monday statement said it will now seek authorization from the federal Food & Drug Administration. Dr. Bill Gruber, a Pfizer official also said the vaccine proved very safe, with similar or fewer temporary side effects as older kids and grown-ups experience. “I think we rea...
Eniola Badmus announces that she has lost 25kg
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Eniola Badmus announces that she has lost 25kg

Actress Eniola Badmus has made a new announcement in her weight loss journey. The actress who earlier this year disclosed that she really wants to lose weight, took to Instagram last night to announce that she has lost "25KG GONE………still counting". Badmus has now been getting congratulatory messages from celebrities like Teni, Bimbo Thomas and her followers.
Popular South Korean pastor, David Yonggi Cho dies at 85
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Popular South Korean pastor, David Yonggi Cho dies at 85

Popular South Korean pastor, David Yonggi Cho, has died at the age of 85. The death of Younggi Cho, a co-founder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God) in South Korea, was announced via his official Facebook page on Tuesday. He died on Tuesday morning, September 14,  after battling complications from a stroke. The official announcement of his death reads, "Dr David Yonggi Cho has gone to be with Jesus. At the age of 85 (1936-2021). "David Yonggi Cho (born 14 February 1936 as Paul Yungi Cho) is a South Korean Christian minister. "With his mother-in-law Choi Ja-shil, he is cofounder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God), the world’s largest congregation. "You are forever in our hearts, we thank God...
Former Chelsea and Senegal Striker Demba Ba Retires from football at 36
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Former Chelsea and Senegal Striker Demba Ba Retires from football at 36

Former Chelsea and Senegal striker, Demba Ba has announced his retirement from football at the age of 36. Demba Ba made the announcement via his social media accounts almost a month after he left Swiss Super League club Lugano. In a post on Twitter, Ba wrote: "It is with a heart filled with gratefulness that I announce the end of my playing career. "What a wonderful journey it has been. Beside all the sweat and tears I have faced, football has given me so many beautiful emotions. From the passion of the fans and the noise coming from the stands after every goal to the connection with my teammates on and off the field , this will forever remain in my head and heart. "I wanna thank everyone I've crossed paths with and helped me grow, every club and manager for given me an opportu...
Reality Tv star, Kylie Jenner announces Pregnancy with Second child
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Reality Tv star, Kylie Jenner announces Pregnancy with Second child

Reality Tv star, Kylie Jenner has announced her pregnancy with second child. The young business mogul made the announcement in a post via her Instagram account on Wednesday. Showing off her baby bump in a video she posted, Kylie revealed that she and rapper Travis Scott will be welcoming another child soon. They welcomed their first child ‘Stormi’ on Ist February, 2018. However, the announcement came as a surprise to everyone as this comes after TMZ reported that the couple took a break from their relationship of two years. Meanwhile, Celebrities and fans have taken to the comment section to congratulate the couple and wish them a safe delivery.
711 ministries, agencies in Nigeria join IPPIS platform
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711 ministries, agencies in Nigeria join IPPIS platform

The Federal Government has enrolled 711 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris made the announcement in Lagos on Monday at a training for IPPIS Role Players in the South-West. The MDAs now the platform are out of about 1,000 in the country. Represented by Salawu Zubairu, Director, Consolidated Account, Idris assured his office would ensure that all government employees get on the IPPIS. The AGF said the goal is to decentralise the management of payroll so that any issue encountered in the implementation could be resolved without travelling to Abuja. He explained that the training of IPPIS Role Players would help them to understand operati...
2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Why Daka and Mwepu left Zambian camp ahead of Tunisia duel
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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Why Daka and Mwepu left Zambian camp ahead of Tunisia duel

The two will not take on the North Africans due to travel restrictions occasioned by the Premier League stand on Covid-19 red zones Brighton's Enock Mwepu and Leicester City's Patson Daka will not be part of Zambia's team that will take on Tunisia in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. Both stars featured as Chipolopolo defeated Mauritania 2-1 in their opening qualifying fixture on Friday and they have now left for England. Their absence from the Zambian team was occasioned by Premier League's announcement that they would not exempt players from the 10-day quarantine if they traveled to Covid-19 red zones and Zambia is classified as such. "I think we have talked a lot with the guys, and we all knew we were not going to be part of the team...
Nigerian Actor, Daniel Etim-Effiong And Wife Welcome Second Child
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Nigerian Actor, Daniel Etim-Effiong And Wife Welcome Second Child

Daniel Etim-Effiong, a Nollywood actor, and his wife, Toyosi, have welcomed their second child, a baby boy. Toyosi, who is also a TV producer, made the announcement on her verified Instagram page on Saturday. Sharing a picture of herself and her baby, Toyosi appreciated God for safe delivery and hailed her husband. She wrote, “He’s here. Our son. I’ve tried to take pretty pictures after this. I imagined I’d have my edges laid, brows brow-y, eyes lined, lashes lashed but my attempt was pretty pale in comparison to this unfiltered moment and it’s this moment for me. “40 weeks later, welcoming this loaded king and priest to the world with sounds of ‘There is a Place’ on replay in the background. “God is faithful. He started the process and finished it beautifully. I’ll neve...
Taliban to unveil Afghanistan’s new government with presidential palace ceremony today
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Taliban to unveil Afghanistan’s new government with presidential palace ceremony today

Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are set to announced their new government today as the country faces economic collapse and food shortages. This comes more than two weeks after the Islamist militia captured Kabul and brought a deadly end to 20 years of war, with the Taliban now back in control of the country as they were from 1996 to 2001. Taliban official Ahmadullah Muttaqi said on social media a ceremony is being put in place at the presidential palace in Kabul after the US withdrawal, while private broadcaster TOLONews said an announcement on a new government was imminent. Meanwhile, one-third of the country is facing food insecurity and is in desperate need of funds, according to the World Food Programme amid warnings of a humanitarian crisis in the country. The Taliban are...
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson signs contract extension through to 2026
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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson signs contract extension through to 2026

Manchester City have extended the contract of goalkeeper Ederson in a new deal that will see him remain at the Etihad Stadium through to 2026. Ederson joined City from Benfica in the summer of 2017, and is one of the most consistent keepers in the Premier League. Ederson expressed his delight after the announcement on Wednesday, September 1, telling City's official website: “This was an easy decision for me. There is nowhere else I’d want to be “To be part of one of the best squads in world football and to compete for trophies year in year out is what every footballer wants, and that is the opportunity you’re given at City. “We have an outstanding manager. Working with him has been one of the great experiences of my career and I am a better player for it. “We hav...
Man United release Ronaldo’s photos in new jersey as fans await shirt number
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Man United release Ronaldo’s photos in new jersey as fans await shirt number

Manchester United on Tuesday released pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo in their new kits for the 2021/22 season. However, despite fans’ curiosity, the club failed to unveil Ronaldo’s jersey number. The club said, “We have the photos you have been waiting for, ever since our sensational transfer announcement last Friday… Cristiano Ronaldo wearing the new Manchester United kit for 2021/22. “The Reds icon has now completed his summer switch from Juventus and although he’s currently in Portugal preparing to play for his national team, he was able to take some time out to familiarise himself with this season’s fantastic threads from adidas. “While Ronaldo’s squad number is still to be revealed, and his second debut for the club will be desperately awaited, we can at least now show hi...
Why I returned to Manchester United – Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Silence
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Why I returned to Manchester United – Cristiano Ronaldo breaks Silence

Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken for first time on his return to Manchester United as the club confirms his transfer. Ronaldo said he returned to Old Trafford because Manchester United have always had a special place in his heart. Early on Tuesday morning, Juventus confirmed that the Portugal international was moving to the former Premier League champions with United having agreed to pay €15million (£12.8m) plus €8m (£6.8m) in add-ons, payable over the course of the next five years. Manchester United have also confirmed the re-signing of the 36-year-old after 12 years away. Ronaldo said he is thrilled to be back at the club where he established himself as one of football’s greatest players. “Manchester United is a club that have always had a special place in my h...
Drake announces his new album will be Released on Friday after Longtime rival Kanye West Dropped Donda
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Drake announces his new album will be Released on Friday after Longtime rival Kanye West Dropped Donda

Drake has announced his highly anticipated new album, "Certified Lover Boy" will drop on Friday, September 3. Certified Lover Boy will be the 34-year-old's sixth studio album. The Canadian rapper made the announcement in a social media post on Monday just a day after his long-time rival, Kanye West released his new album, Donda. 'CERTIFIED LOVER BOY SEPTEMBER 3,' Drake wrote in an Instagram caption. His post included an image of 12 pregnant women emojis in all different skin tones. The announcement means both Drake and rival Kanye West will battle it out on the music charts with their new albums as they will be released just about a week apart.
Taliban celebrates victory as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years
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Taliban celebrates victory as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years

Taliban fighters fired their guns into the air in celebration in Kabul as the last US troops left Afghanistan nearly twenty years after it arrived the country following the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.   Marine General Frank McKenzie, the head of the US Central Command, made the withdrawal announcement at a Pentagon news briefing on Monday, August 30, after the last troops sent to evacuate Americans and Afghans at risk following the Taliban’s return to power flew out of the capital Kabul.   "I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan and the end of the military mission to evacuate American citizens," McKenzie said.   McKenzie said the last flight, a large C-17 military transport, took off from Hamid Karzai International...
Cristiano Ronaldo passes Manchester United medicals
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Cristiano Ronaldo passes Manchester United medicals

Cristiano Ronaldo has passed his Manchester United medical ahead of being officially unveiled at Old Trafford. Manchester United had on Friday confirmed that the club had reached an agreement with Juventus for Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford. Ronaldo was at Lisbon, Portugal, for his medicals during Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Wolves on Sunday. Another big issue concerning the Portuguese return is the shirt he would wear with Edinson Cavani already taken the No.7 shirt number And Manchester Evening News reports that an announcement about this is ‘imminent.’ The news outlet added that the club are not printing Ronaldo’s name on shirts until Tuesday, which suggests that an announcement on his squad number could be made today before fans head to the store t...
RHOA’s Nene Leakes says husband Gregg is ‘at home dying’ amid his ongoing cancer battle
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RHOA’s Nene Leakes says husband Gregg is ‘at home dying’ amid his ongoing cancer battle

Nene Leakes has revealed that her husband is "at home dying". The former RHOA star was at an Atlanta lounge on Saturday, August 28, when she got emotional and revealed that her husband of 24-years is "transitioning to the other side". Gregg Leakes, 67, was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer back in 2018. Since then he has been in remission, until a couple of months ago when Leakes announced that her husband’s cancer had returned. Then, on Saturday night, Nene made the announcement that Gregg was transitioning after some people at the lounge accused her of being rude because she didn't give them a birthday shout-out. Nene then went on stage to address the crowd, saying: "I hope you guys are enjoying the lounge tonight. "Please, I’m asking everybody in this lounge, I ...
Messi vs Ronaldo: Man United Floors PSG on Social Media
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Messi vs Ronaldo: Man United Floors PSG on Social Media

Manchester United have floored Paris Saint-Germain on social media, following Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the club. Manchester United announcement of Ronaldo’s return dwarfs that of PSG when they confirmed Lionel Messi’s signing. Ronaldo, who just returned to Old has already shown a sample of what he will bring to the club, particularly on social media. As of Saturday, Man United’s tweet announcing the former Real Madrid star’s arrival has managed to hit an incredible 68,000 replies, 850,000 retweets and close to 2,000,000 likes. Since August 10, PSG has managed to reach over 16,000 replies, 258,000 retweets and 870,000 likes. The Portugal International has already shown his off-field impact at the club, now it remains.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s £19.4m move to Manchester United sees shares soar by eight percent
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s £19.4m move to Manchester United sees shares soar by eight percent

Manchester United's shares have soared by 8 percent following the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to the club. On Friday afternoon, Friday 27, United announced that they have agreed on a deal to bring the 36-year-old back to Old Trafford. This gave a major boost to the shares of United, which is publicly traded in the United States, as reported by CNN. Ronaldo, who is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, has 334 million Instagram followers and 93.7 million Twitter followers. In the two hours after the announcement regarding Ronaldo United saw their amount of Instagram followers rise from 43.1 million to 44.3 million. Ronaldo enjoyed much success during his first spell at United from 2003 to 2009, winning the Champions League, three Premier League titles, the FA Cup,...
Venus Williams Joins sister Serena Williams in Withdrawing from US Open
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Venus Williams Joins sister Serena Williams in Withdrawing from US Open

Venus Williams has announced she will be missing the upcoming US Open due to injury, becoming the third American female to withdraw after her sister Serena and Sofia Kenin. Two-time US Open champion and former world No 1 Venus made the announcement in a video posted on social media. "Not the best news from Serena and I today. I am joining @serenawilliams @RafaelNadal and @rogerfederer on the injured list, she said. "I, too, am unable to play the US Open. It's super, super, super disappointing, having some issues with my leg all this summer and just couldn't work through it." The 41-year-old, who has seven Grand Slam titles to her name, added that she would miss competing at her "favourite slam" and wished all the other players good luck. Earlier on Wednesday, younger...
Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer
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Dynasty star, Michael Nada dies at 76 only 10 days after being Diagnosed with Cancer

Dynasty star Michael Nader has died at the age of 76 just ten days after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife Jodi Lister made the announcement on Facebook on Wednesday, August 25. She revealed that her husband died at their home in Northern California on Monday, August 23. She wrote: "It grieves me to share the sad news that my husband, Michael Nader, passed away at home on August 23rd. "He was diagnosed with untreatable cancer on Friday the 13th and died 10 days later with me and his best fur friend Storm by his side. "His death and diagnosis was sudden and unexpected and I have never experienced such agony as watching my soul mate die before my eyes. "He was loved by so many and treasured his fans and their letters and emails. He responded to them all." ...
Two separate obituaries of a Kenyan man published in same newspaper recognizing 2 widows while the other describes one as “ex-wife”
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Two separate obituaries of a Kenyan man published in same newspaper recognizing 2 widows while the other describes one as “ex-wife”

Two separate obituaries of a Kenyan man, late Lt. Col (Rtd) David Njoroge Mwaura, have been published in same newspaper with two women claiming to be his widows. According to information on the two obituaries published in the Daily Nation on Wednesday, August 25,  it's not clear whether Mwaura was married to two wives or he divorced one. In one of the obituaries, two women identified Eunice Wanjiku and Alice Nyambura are recognized as wives to the deceased. However, in the other, Wanjiku is labelled an former wife as the deceased is described as her "ex-husband" It may be that Nyambura declined to recognise Wanjiku, prompting her to sponsor her own obituary announcement.  
Gov. Ugwuanyi approves 60 percent CONHESS for health workers
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Gov. Ugwuanyi approves 60 percent CONHESS for health workers

Health professionals and workers in Enugu State under the auspices of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), on Tuesday went wild with jubilation as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi announced an upward increase of their Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) from 41 percent to 60 percent, effective from September 2021, in spite of the nation’s economic, security and public health challenges. Gov. Ugwuanyi made the announcement when he addressed a delegation from JOHESU comprising members of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP) and Medical and Health Workers Sector Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), at the Government House, Enugu. Members of JOHESU were at the Government House, Enugu, on a Thank-you visit to Gov. U...
COVID-19: Edo government Imposes Restriction on Mass gathering
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COVID-19: Edo government Imposes Restriction on Mass gathering

The Edo State Government has restricted mass gatherings across the state in a bid curb the spread of COVID-19. Governor Godwin Obaseki made the announcement while flagging off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise on Monday August 23. Obaseki also added that from the second week of September 2021, large gatherings, as well as high traffic public and private places will only be accessed by persons who have proof of taking at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination. He said; “Beginning from the second week of September 2021, large gatherings, as well as high traffic public and private places will only be accessed by persons who have proof of taking at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccination. People who have not yet been vaccinated at all will depend on remote acce...
Actress Oma Nnadi shares the vile messages she got after campaigning against BBNaija housemate Pere
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Actress Oma Nnadi shares the vile messages she got after campaigning against BBNaija housemate Pere

Actress Oma Nnadi has shared screenshots of some of the vile comments she received from trolls after campaigning against Big Brother Naija housemate, Pere, who she described as one of the biggest contenders in the ongoing reality TV show. Pere and five others including Maria, Queen, Cross, Sammy and JMK were put up for possible eviction last night. Shortly after the announcement by Big Brother, Oma took to her Instagram page to say that it is time for Pere to go. However, Pere's fans attacked her for her comment and they went as far as dragging her children into it. See the comments as shared by her below
Little Mix star, Leigh-Anne Pinnock Welcomes twins with Footballer Andre Gary
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Little Mix star, Leigh-Anne Pinnock Welcomes twins with Footballer Andre Gary

Little Mix Star, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and her footballer fiance Andre Gray have welcomed a set of twins. Leigh-Anne made the announcement today by sharing a sweet photo on Instagram, with the caption: "We asked for a miracle, we were given two... Our Cubbies are here. 16/08/21." Leigh-Anne, 29, announced the wonderful news to her fans that she was expecting her first child with Andre, 30, in May 2021. Below are photos shared by the singer days before she welcomed her twins.
COVID-19: Lagos records 776 as NCDC confirms over one thousand fresh cases, more deaths
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COVID-19: Lagos records 776 as NCDC confirms over one thousand fresh cases, more deaths

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,064 fresh cases of COVID-19 in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The public health agency made the announcement on Sunday morning via a post on its verified Facebook page. According to the fresh report, the agency, in the last 24 hours, recorded 13 deaths across the country. Lagos, which remains the epicenter of the disease in Nigeria, recorded 776 new cases followed by Rivers and Ekiti States. Others include, Kwara-33, Ogun-21, Benue-18, Oyo-13, FCT-5, Osun-4 and Yobe State with 2 cases. So far, the country has recorded about 186,635 cases of the virus since its outbreak in 2020. No fewer than 2,260 persons have died due to complications from the dreaded virus. However, 168,320 patients hav...
UEFA announces final three-man shortlist for Men’s Coach of the Year [Full list]
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UEFA announces final three-man shortlist for Men’s Coach of the Year [Full list]

UEFA, on Thursday, announced their final three-man shortlist for Men’s Coach of the Year. They are: Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, Italy’s Roberto Mancini and Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel. One of the three managers will be named UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year. UEFA made the announcement in a post through their official website. The award winners will be announced at the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League group stage draw ceremony, which will take place on Thursday 26 August at the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey. Guardiola led Man City to win the English Premier League last season, while Mancini won the Euro 2020 with Italy and Tuchel won the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup with Chelsea.
Manchester City introduce ‘edible coffee cups’ as part of food and beverage overhaul
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Manchester City introduce ‘edible coffee cups’ as part of food and beverage overhaul

The Premier League champions announced a new catering range ahead of their first home game of the 2021-22 season - with one detail catching the eye Manchester City fans will have an unusual new snack option when they return to Etihad Stadium for their first Premier League home game of the 2021-22 season, with the club announcing the introduction of "edible coffee cups". The champions unveiled a host of new food and drink options ahead of the game against Norwich City this weekend, saying it was part of a drive to increase the amount of locally sourced catering at their home ground, and to cut down on environmental waste. In among the promise of local food and artisan beer, however, was the striking announcement of a suggested new way to cut down on rubbish - "just eat your cup!" -...
“We’re excited,” Colin Jost confirms wife Scarlett Johansson is pregnant
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“We’re excited,” Colin Jost confirms wife Scarlett Johansson is pregnant

American comedian, Colin Jost has confirmed that his wife, Scarlett Johansson, is expecting their first child. Jost made the announcement while performing at a stand-up gig at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut over the weekend. "We’re having a baby, it’s exciting," he said. Johansson, 36, already has a 6-year-old daughter named Rose from a previous marriage to Frenchman Romain Dauriac. She quietly wed Saturday Night Live Jost, 39, in October 2020 after three years of dating. The "Avengers" star first sparked pregnancy rumors in June after skipping out on several "Black Widow" events, choosing instead to carry out promotional appearances via Zoom, and appearing on virtual interviews only shot from the shoulders up.
BBNaija: Erica reaches out to Kayvee Following Withdrawal from Show
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BBNaija: Erica reaches out to Kayvee Following Withdrawal from Show

Former housemate of the Big Brother Naija show, Erica Nlewedim, has extended heartfelt sympathy to Kayvee, after he exited the show due to medical reasons. Recall that on Monday, Kayvee met with a medical doctor who recommended that he leaves the show and focus on his mental health. This was announced via a brief from Big Brother, read by the Head of House, Pere, to all the housemates on Monday. The announcement read, “Housemates, Big Brother trusts that you are all well and settling into the brand new week. “As you have noticed, your fellow housemate Kayvee has been unwell for a few hours now. “During this period, he has consulted with the medical doctor and has been advised to withdraw from the show to take care of his health. “Based on this advice, Kayvee will no...
Ellen DeGeneres, and her wife, Portia de Rossi, celebrate 13th wedding anniversary
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Ellen DeGeneres, and her wife, Portia de Rossi, celebrate 13th wedding anniversary

American talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, and her wife, Portia de Rossi, an actress, are celebrating their 13th wedding anniversary today, Monday, August 16. Posting a lovely photo of themselves on her Instagram page, Ellen stated that she is the luckiest girl in the world to have Portia in her life. “Happy anniversary, Portia. I’m the luckiest girl in the world because I get to share my life with you.''she wrote. The couple got married in 2008 at their Los Angeles home in front of 19 guests. Their wedding announcement came immediately after California’s Supreme Court struck down a law banning same-sex marriage.    
Borno EYN demolition: Police arrest suspected shooter of church members
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Borno EYN demolition: Police arrest suspected shooter of church members

The Police in Borno State have arrested the shooter of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa of Nigeria Church (EYN) members. The name of the culprit is Baba Bukar, a member of a joint security team, a government official said. The source told DAILY POST that Bukar fired the bullets that hit church worshippers during a clash with Borno Geographical Information System (BOGIS) officials last Thursday. “He has been in custody of Borno Police Command since the governor directed an investigation into the matter.” He confirmed that all is being done to make peace with the families of the victims and the church. The Police will make an announcement soon. The authorities had promised the Christian community that the killer would be tracked. Hours after the incident, Governor Babagana Zulum directed...
WAEC Announces Date For 2021 WASSCE
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WAEC Announces Date For 2021 WASSCE

The 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination will commence on August 16, 2021, the West Africa Examination Council has announced. The Head of the Nigeria office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, made the announcement in Lagos on Tuesday. “In accordance with the Final International Timetable, the WASCCE (SC) 2021 will take place throughout the sub-region from Monday, 16h August to Friday, 8th October 2021. “However, the examination will end in Nigeria on 30 September 2021- spanning a period of seven – weeks,” he said. Details later…
PSG put ten players up for sale to fund Lionel Messi transfer
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PSG put ten players up for sale to fund Lionel Messi transfer

Paris Saint-Germain have put at least ten of their players up for sale in a bid to raise funds due to the imminent signing of Lionel Messi this summer, The Athletic reports. Following the announcement that Messi would be leaving Barcelona, PSG have moved swiftly and now look set to complete a sensational deal for the Argentine captain in the coming days. Messi, who will wear the No.19 at PSG, is expected to sign a two-year contract with the option of a third. The six-times Ballon d’ Or winner will receive a £21 million signing bonus and earn the same sum every year during his stay in France. As a result, PSG have now put ten of their players on the transfer list, including Abdou Diallo, Thilo Kehrer, Idrissa Gueye and Rafinha. PSG are also very much open to o...
Second phase of COVID-19 Vaccination to begin on Tuesday
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Second phase of COVID-19 Vaccination to begin on Tuesday

The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin on Tuesday August 10 in the country. The announcement was made after the federal government received over four million doses of the Moderna vaccine donated by the US government last week. A statement signed by spokesperson to the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Mr Willie Bassey read; “The PSC has received over four million doses of Moderna vaccine donated by the U.S. Government to Nigeria. “In view of the above, the inoculation is scheduled from Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, off Airport road, Abuja.”

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