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Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton
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Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton

A fan has been arrested after Lucas Digne and Matty Cash were both struck by a bottle as they celebrated Aston Villa's opener at Everton. Cash and Digne - who joined Villa from Everton two weeks ago - stayed on the floor momentarily before being able to continue the game, which ended 1-0 to the visitors. Everton and police were able to identify the individual after analysing CCTV footage from Goodison Park. Police have arrested a supporter at Goodison Park for throwing a missile onto the pitch during today's Premier League match against Aston Villa," an Everton club statement read. "Several objects were thrown towards the pitch following Aston Villa's goal at the end of the first half, with one missile appearing to strike two opposition players. "Investigations in conjunct...
APC confirms February 26 as national convention date
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APC confirms February 26 as national convention date

The All Progressives Congress has announced that its national convention will hold on February 26. The announcement was made by the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni on Tuesday January 18. Speaking at the National Progressive Women’s Conference in Abuja, the Yobe state governor noted that women in the APC played a key role in the success of the party’s recent membership drive. Buni said; “The party under my stewardship conducted membership registration and revalidation exercise. We found it expedient to constitute a special committee on women and youth before the commencement of the exercise. The roles you played made the membership registration and revalidation a huge success. “Today, APC parades over 4...
Kenyan atheists threaten legal action against Nairobi church over alleged noise pollution
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Kenyan atheists threaten legal action against Nairobi church over alleged noise pollution

A Kenyan atheist society has threatened to institute legal action against Nairobi-based Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa (PEFA) church, over an alleged noise pollution. The society’s President Harrison Mumia who made the announcement over the weekend, said they've issued a 14-day ultimatum to allow the church reduce the noise. He stated that failure to do so, will lead to a court case. Mumia revealed that their concern follows alleged numerous complaints that the church located in Saika, along Kangundo Road, was generating too much noise, especially on Sunday mornings and Friday nights during overnight keshas. He said; “We have received numerous complaints that PEFA CHURCH, based in Saika, along Kangundo Road, between Kwa Miti and Stage 18, is generating noise poll...
2023: Northern Elders Forum opposes zoning of presidency to South or any region
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2023: Northern Elders Forum opposes zoning of presidency to South or any region

The Northern Elders Forum has opposed the clamor for zoning of the 2023 presidency to the South, saying power should remain in the North. In a keynote address delivered on Saturday at the Meeting of Northern Leaders of Thought, NEF spokesperson, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, noted that every Nigerian and region had the constitutional right to run for the presidential race. The group's comment comes days after the National leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu, announced his intention to run for the 2023 presidency. While delivering his speech, Baba-Ahmed said “For the North, we cannot say it louder. A Northerner should be voted President only if he is the best. Being Northerner is not enough. All Nigerians need good leaders, but for us in the North, we will demand to ...
Aston Villa complete sensational loan deal for Phillipe Coutinho from Barcelona
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Aston Villa complete sensational loan deal for Phillipe Coutinho from Barcelona

Aston Villa have completed the sensational loan signing of Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona with an announcement to be made later. The Brazilian midfielder has agreed to return to the Premier League until the end of the season. The deal sees Coutinho reunited with his former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard, who is the current coach of Aston Villa. According to SportsMail, Villa boss Gerrard was the key factor in Coutinho’s decision to sign for Villa given his close relationship with the Anfield legend. Following talks with Gerrard, attacking midfielder Coutinho was left completely convinced to make a move to Villa Park. Sportsmail revealed Villa’s efforts to sign Coutinho on Wednesday afternoon and the deal has moved on rapidly since then. A number of clubs across th...
Transfer: Another Man United star leaves Old Trafford as Arsenal midfielder completes medical with new club
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Transfer: Another Man United star leaves Old Trafford as Arsenal midfielder completes medical with new club

Manchester United star, Axel Tuanzebe has already completed his medical tests as a new Napoli player on Thursday. Napoli will officially announce Tuanzebe’s deal in the coming days. This was disclosed by transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano. Romano, in a tweet via his Twitter handle, said Tuanzebe will join Napoli on loan until the remainder of the season. This is coming less than a week after another Manchester United star, Teden Mengi, left Old Trafford to join Birmingham City on loan for the remainder of the 2021/22 season. He tweeted, “Axel Tuanzebe has already completed his medical tests as new Napoli player on Thursday. Deal sealed with Manchester United on straight loan. “Official announcement in the next few days. Confirmed. @SkySport.” Tuanzebe had left Man Unit...
New Olubadan of Ibadan announced
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New Olubadan of Ibadan announced

Lekan Balogun has been named as the Olubadan designate by Ibadan high chiefs, following the death of Oba Saliu Adetunji on Sunday January 2. The 10 high chiefs who made the announcement at Mapo hall, Ibadan, Oyo state capital, said there is no court case stopping them from appointing the new Olubadan. In spite of the controversy trailing their status, they also maintained that the administration of the late Abiola Ajimobi did not tamper with the Ibadan chieftaincy declaration of 1957 by elevating them from high chiefs to kings. Speaking to newsmen after the announcement, Balogun said; “I enjoin you all to discard with all unfounded rumours and insinuations capable of disturbing the peace of Ibadanland, irrespective of the quarter from which such fake news emanate. “In line w...
I ‘m not married to Nigerian presenter VJ Adams – Actress Juliet Ibrahim cries out after someone edited her Wikipedia page
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I ‘m not married to Nigerian presenter VJ Adams – Actress Juliet Ibrahim cries out after someone edited her Wikipedia page

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has denied being married to Nigerian disc jockey and television presenter, VJ Adams. This was after a random person edited her Wikipedia and added that she got married to the DJ in 2020. It would be recalled that the duo had done a bride and groom photo project together for luxury bridal brand in 2020. Taking to Instagram to make a public service announcement, the mother of one appealed to whoever was responsible for the editing to remove it. "PSA ! I just found out that someone random has been editing my Wikipedia page online and for this whole year apparently “Juliet’s spouse is VJ Adams aka Mr. Ibrahim” PLEASE, whoever you are, please edit that out, because I AM SINGLE , I AM NOT MARRIED. "I’m an actor, model, brand ambassador, speaker an...
Olori Naomi’s Sister Blasts Ogbolor after the actor appeared to shade the Queen over her Marriage Crisis
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Olori Naomi’s Sister Blasts Ogbolor after the actor appeared to shade the Queen over her Marriage Crisis

Simi Oluwaseyi, the sister to Queen Naomi, has slammed Nollywood actor Ogbolor for his post that she believes makes reference to her sister's marriage crisis. Queen Naomi Silekunola announced yesterday, Dec. 23, that her marriage to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, is over after 3 years Prior to marrying the Ooni, Naomi who was a popular church prophetess at the time said God approved of her wedding. Now, with the announcement that the marriage is over, Ogbolor, in a post shared on his Instagram Stories, appeared to be mock the Olori by reminding the world that she said years ago that God approved of the marriage. He wrote: "Be careful the things u say when in high spirit, those words may come back to hunt you. Which one is my marriage was ordained by God. Then next thi...
We’re probing possible hacking of Olori Naomi’s Instagram page over claim of her marriage to Ooni hitting the rocks – Ooni’s palace
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We’re probing possible hacking of Olori Naomi’s Instagram page over claim of her marriage to Ooni hitting the rocks – Ooni’s palace

Palace of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has again reacted to Olori Naomi's disclosure of ending her marriage to the monarch. The palace which countered claim of marriage between the monarch and his wife hitting the rocks, said they are probing a possible hack of Olori Naomi’s Instragam page. In an interview with Punch, Director of Media and Strategy, Ooni’s palace, Moses Olafare, said as of Wednesday evening, Ogunwusi and Naomi went to bed as husband and wife, before the Queen released a statement announcing the end of their marriage on Thursday December 23. Olafare also stated that separation in marriage cannot be done by just one person. He further claimed that as at Wednesday, Ooni of Ife was still packaging a special Christmas gift for Queen Naomi. He said; “Separat...
Kilmarnock Sack Wright Straight after Abandoned game
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Kilmarnock Sack Wright Straight after Abandoned game

Tommy Wright was sacked by Kilmarnock an hour after their Scottish Championship match against Dunfermline was abandoned due to the fog. Kilmarnock were looking to end a run of three straight defeats in the second tier, all by a 1-0 scoreline, which has seen them slip to fifth in the table. They were drawing 1-1 with Dunfermline when the game was called off in the second half. That announcement came shortly before 4.30pm, and at 5.31pm Kilmarnock confirmed Wright had been relieved of his duties. Director Billy Bowie said: "It is with regret that we have had to take this decision as I know how much Tommy wanted to bring success to Kilmarnock. "We thank him for his hard work and dedication during his time at Rugby Park and wish him all the best for the future. "Everyone at ...
I’ve been so Fortunate to see my Dreams Come true – Dolly Parton Says as She Breaks three Guinness World Records
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I’ve been so Fortunate to see my Dreams Come true – Dolly Parton Says as She Breaks three Guinness World Records

75-year-old singer, Dolly Parton has expressed her excitement after being presented with three new certificates in Nashville, Tennessee, by the Guinness World Records. Parton now holds two new record titles for the most decades (7) and most No.1 hits (25) on the Billboard US Hot Country Songs chart, both for a female artist. The singer also broke her record for the most hits on the chart in general, with 109 songs to make it onto Billboard's list. Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Parton said; "This is the kind of stuff that really makes you very humble and very grateful for everything that's happened. I had no idea that I would be in Guinness World Records this many times! I am flattered and honored. "I've had a lot of people help me...
Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81
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Iconic Mexican singer, Vicente Fernández dies at 81

Vicente Fernández, an icon of traditional Mexican music, has died at the age of 81. He passed away on Sunday Decdmber 12, at a hospital in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, according to a post published on his official Instagram account. The announcement from his family did not give a cause of death, but the singer had been hospitalized since August after a fall at his Guadalajara ranch in the central state of Jalisco required an emergency spinal surgery. While in the hospital, he had also been diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome, an autoimmune condition in which the immune system attacks the body's nerves. "It was an honor and a great pride to share with everyone a great musical career and to give everything for his audience," read a post on Fernández's account tra...
Tottenham Conference League clash vs Rennes called off following Covid-19 outbreak
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Tottenham Conference League clash vs Rennes called off following Covid-19 outbreak

The Premier League side are without a host of first-teamers who have tested positive for the virus Tottenham's UEFA Conference League clash with Rennes on Thursday has been called off due to an outbreak of Covid-19, the Londoners have confirmed. Eight players and five further members of staff tested positive for Spurs in the build-up to the match, leaving the club severely limited in terms of selection options. Rennes, though, angrily disputed Tottenham's announcement, saying the decision was "unilateral" and that Spurs had displayed a lack of fair play throughout the process.  
Nick Cannon announces death of his last child, Zen
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Nick Cannon announces death of his last child, Zen

American actor and TV personality, Nick Cannon has announced that his youngest child, Zen, is dead. The actor made the announcement on The Nick Cannon Show, and further revealed that 5-month-old Zen died of brain cancer. Cannon and Alyssa Scott welcomed Zen back in June, making him Cannon's seventh child. On his show, the father of seven tearfully shared how he and his family discovered Zen was battling Hydrocephalus, a form of brain cancer. He said; "I always noticed he had a cough and so I wanted to check it out. He had this interesting breathing and by the time he was two months I noticed he had this nice sized head too — a Cannon head. We didn’t think anything of it. But I wanted to take him to the doctor for his sinus and breathing. We thought i...
Singer Michelle Heaton Shares Shocking photos of her Addiction Nightmare
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Singer Michelle Heaton Shares Shocking photos of her Addiction Nightmare

42-year-old Liberty X star, Michelle Heaton has shared shocking photos of her addiction nightmare alongside a heartbreaking message. Heaton issued a warning to her followers as she revealed that she was on a three-year booze and cocaine binge. She revealed that she was saved by an intervention from showbiz pals led by Katie Price. The British pop star and TV personality who hailed many of the government's proposals to tackle addiction, however stated that punishing addicts is not the answer. She said; "This disease does not discriminate. I never knew what an addict was until I almost died. "I wanted to wait till I had the facts before I wrote this and I was am armed with the facts of today’s announcement on the government’s plans to tackle addiction. "I welcome any ...
Chris Cuomo Announces he’s Stepping away from SiriusXM Radio Show in wake of CNN firing
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Chris Cuomo Announces he’s Stepping away from SiriusXM Radio Show in wake of CNN firing

Chris Cuomo has announced that he is ending his SiriusXM radio show two days after being fired by CNN as a prime-time host over claims he committed sexual misconduct against a woman. Cuomo made the announcement in a tweet on Monday night, December 6. “The way my time ended at CNN was hard,” Cuomo wrote. “While I have thick skin, I also have a family, for whom the past week has been extraordinarily difficult. So, right now, I have to take a step back and focus on what comes next.” “That means I will no longer be doing my SiriusXM radio show.” “I am extremely grateful for the support I have received from SiriusXM throughout my time there. I also want to express my sincere appreciation for my loyal listeners,” Cuomo said. I will miss our conversations a great deal - but I l...
Donald Trump Announces his Planned Twitter rival TRUTH Social has raised $1 billion in Investment ash
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Donald Trump Announces his Planned Twitter rival TRUTH Social has raised $1 billion in Investment ash

Donald Trump has announced that his new anti-censorship social-media site has attracted a further $1 billion in investments. Making the announcement of the cash injected into his upcoming site TRUTH Social, Trump said: '$1bn sends an important message to Big Tech that censorship and political discrimination must end. 'As our balance sheet expands, Trump Media & Technology Group will be in a stronger position to fight back against the tyranny of Big Tech.' The 45th President of the United States previously explained that his plan for TRUTH was to allow users to post 'without discrimination on the basis of political ideology'. The capital raise highlighted the former US president's ability to attract strong financial backing seizing on his personal and political brand. ...
Girl group, Little Mix Announce they’re ‘taking a break’ to pursue solo projects after 10 years together
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Girl group, Little Mix Announce they’re ‘taking a break’ to pursue solo projects after 10 years together

Little Mix, the first group to win X Factor, has announced they will be taking a break to pursue solo efforts after "ten amazing years". The British girl group, consisting of Jade Thirlwall, 28, Perrie Edwards, 28, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 30, made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday, Dec. 2. The announcement reads: "We wanted to let you all know that after the Confetti tour in April/May next year we are going to be taking a break from Little Mix. "It's been 10 amazing years, a wonderful non-stop adventure, and we feel the time is right to take a break so we can recharge and work on some other projects. "We can't thank you enough for your love and never-ending support since the beginning. We love you all SO much." Little Mix went on: "We are not splitting up - Little ...
Beijing mouthpiece accuses Women’s Tennis Association of ‘coercing’ Peng Shuai into ‘supporting the West’s attack’ on China by suspending tournaments in the country
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Beijing mouthpiece accuses Women’s Tennis Association of ‘coercing’ Peng Shuai into ‘supporting the West’s attack’ on China by suspending tournaments in the country

China's Global Times newspaper editor has accused the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) of 'coercing' top tennis player Peng Shuai to 'support the West's attack' on Beijing by suspending tournaments in the country over her disappearance. This comes after WTA announced "immediate suspension of all tournaments in China" amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. 'WTA is coercing Peng Shuai to support the West's attack on Chinese system. They are depriving Peng Shuai's freedom of expression, demanding that her description of her current situation must meet their expectation,' Hu said on his official Twitter account in a post which cited the WTA's announcement. Pro-Chinese government editor, Hu Xijin, has been outspoken on the scandal involving Peng and her accusation of sexu...
Former British No 1, Johanna Konta retires from tennis after battle with knee injury
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Former British No 1, Johanna Konta retires from tennis after battle with knee injury

Former British No 1, Johanna Konta, has retired from tennis. The 30-year-old has struggled with a persistent knee problem over the past couple of years and slipped to 113 in the rankings. Konta made the announcement on social media with a post headed "Grateful". A statement on her Twitter profile read: "This is the word that I've probably been used to the most during my career, and is the word that I feel explains it best at the end. "My playing career has come to an end, and I am so incredibly grateful for the career that it turned out to be. "All the evidence pointed towards me not "making" it in this profession. However, my luck materialised in the people that came into my life and impacted my existence in ways that transcended tennis. "I am so incredibly gratefu...
Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO of Twitter
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Jack Dorsey steps down as CEO of Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has stepped down as head of the social media platform he co-founded a decade and a half ago. Twitter made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 29. Board member and former Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal, 45, who joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as the CTO since 2017, was appointed CEO, effective immediately, and Dorsey will remain a member of the board until his term expires at next year's stockholders' meeting, the company said. Parag Agrawal Dorsey said in a statement released by Twitter: "I've decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to move on from its founders. "My trust in Parag as Twitter's CEO is deep. His work over the past 10 years has been transformational. I'm deeply grateful for his skill, heart,...
‘Awful’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Challenged Solskjaer during shocking team talk
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‘Awful’ – Cristiano Ronaldo Challenged Solskjaer during shocking team talk

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left Cristiano Ronaldo in shock when the Norwegian decided to praise his Manchester United players immediately after the shocking 2-1 defeat to Young Boy in the Champions League earlier in the season, according to The Sunday Times. Solskjaer was sacked last Sunday following a 4-1 defeat to lowly rated Watford and that brought the end of his reign at Old Trafford. Former assistant coach Michael Carrick was handed caretaker role at Old Trafford pending the announcement of Ralf Rangnick who is all but set to move to United. Apart from the defeat to Young Boys, United were beaten by Aston Villa, Leicester City, Manchester City, Liverpool, and struggled to get results against Atalanta and Villarreal. Despite Man United’s struggles, Ronaldo has co...
I never said donate money to me, I said ‘if you’re my friend give me money’ – Davido speaks to CNN about the generous donation he got from fans, friends, and colleagues
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I never said donate money to me, I said ‘if you’re my friend give me money’ – Davido speaks to CNN about the generous donation he got from fans, friends, and colleagues

Davido was a guest on CNN to talk about the generous donations he got from Nigerians. Speaking to host Zain Asher, Davido said he was just addressing his friends and the people he has featured in their songs when he made the announcement. He added that he didn't expect as much money as he got. He said it was all a joke but people came through, including ordinary Nigerians who were sending what they could afford. He explained: "I never said donate money to me, I said 'if you're my friend give me money'." Watch the video below.
I am Man Utd’s new manager – Eric Cantona
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I am Man Utd’s new manager – Eric Cantona

Legendary French star, Eric Cantona, has claimed he is the new manager of Manchester United. Cantona made the announcement on his Instagram page on Thursday. United are searching for a new man in charge, after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday. Michael Carrick has been put in temporary charge of the first team. But Cantona posted a video declaring he is the club’s new manager. “Hello my friends, I would like to tell you in exclusivity that I am the new manager of Manchester United. “I will tell you later the name of my staff. See you soon.” Cantona made 185 appearances for United between 1992 and 1997 racking up 82 goals. He helped the club secure four Premier League titles and two FA Cups for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side during that period. ...
It was not based on facts’ – Femi Adesina explains why US removed Nigeria from religious freedom violators’ list
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It was not based on facts’ – Femi Adesina explains why US removed Nigeria from religious freedom violators’ list

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesperson, has explained why Nigeria was removed from the list of countries blacklisted for “engaging in violation of religious freedom” by the US. In 2019, Mike Pompeo, former US secretary of state, announced that Nigeria has been placed on its Special Watch-List (SWL) for governments that have engaged in or tolerated severe violations of religious freedom. But on November 17, in an announcement made by Antony Blinken, the US secretary of state, Nigeria was missing from the list of “religious freedom violators”. Speaking on this issue on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, Adesina said the US removed Nigeria from the watchlist because it realised that the initial placement was not based on facts. Adesina said the US government was fe...
Solskjaer sacked by Man Utd
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Solskjaer sacked by Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager after an "embarrassing" 4-1 defeat at Watford. United have confirmed Solskjaer's assistant Michael Carrick will be placed in temporary charge, with the club looking to appoint an interim manager until the end of the season. Solskjaer signed a new three-year deal in July but leaves after overseeing five defeats in their last seven Premier League matches - a run which sees them 12 points behind leaders Chelsea. The Old Trafford hierarchy had ignored increasingly vociferous calls to relieve Solskjaer of his duties in the wake of a humiliating 5-0 loss to rivals Liverpool and a 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester City in early November. But his position was discussed by United officials on Saturday evening following the...
Australian footballer Josh Cavallo admits he is ‘scared’ to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after coming out as the world’s only openly gay player
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Australian footballer Josh Cavallo admits he is ‘scared’ to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after coming out as the world’s only openly gay player

Adelaide United left-back Josh Cavallo, who came out as gay last month, has said he is scared to play at the World Cup in Qatar. The 21-year-old Australian became the only known current top-flight male football player in the world to come out as gay following his announcement. However, Cavallo has now revealed that he would be afraid for his safety if he participated in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar amid the country's harsh laws on homosexuality 'I read something along the lines of that [they] give the death penalty for gay people in Qatar, so it's something I'm very scared [of] and wouldn't really want to go to Qatar for that,' he told the Guardian's Today in Focus podcast. 'And that saddens me. At the end of the day the World Cup is in Qatar and one of the greatest achievemen...
2022 WCQ : Gernot Rohr calls up Enyimba’s Noble to replace Uzoho in Nigeria Squad for Liberia, Cape Verde games
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2022 WCQ : Gernot Rohr calls up Enyimba’s Noble to replace Uzoho in Nigeria Squad for Liberia, Cape Verde games

Super Eagles of Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr, has called up Enyimba goalkeeper John Noble as replacement for Francis Uzoho in the squad for this month’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) made the announcement on Sunday night, November 7.The Super Eagles will face the Lone Star in Tangier, Morocco on Saturday and then host the Blue Sharks in their final grouo game in the qualifiers next week Tuesday. Uzoho featured in Cyprus club Omonia Nicosia’s UEFA Conference League encounter against Swiss club Basel on Thursday night, but missed Sunday’s league clash against Ethnikos Achnas due to illness. ”Enyimba goalkeeper John Noble has been called up to replace Francis Uzoho who has been reported sick. Get well Frank,” re...
INEC suspends declaration of Anambra Governorship election result
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INEC suspends declaration of Anambra Governorship election result

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results for the Anambra State governorship election and also suspended the declaration of the result of the election. INEC’s Chief Returning Officer for the election, Professor Florence Obi, announced this early on Monday, November 8, at the commission’s head office in Awka. People had waited until about 12:15am on Nov. 8 for the declaration of a winner but things took a turn as Professor Obi made the announcement. Professor Florence Obi, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar in Cross River State, said: "We have collated results from 20 out of 21 local government areas." Rather than declaring the winner of the election after announcing the total votes scored by the par...
Wilder set for Boro after Warnock departs
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Wilder set for Boro after Warnock departs

Chris Wilder is set to take over as Middlesbrough boss after Neil Warnock was sacked before the 1-1 draw at West Brom on Saturday. Former Sheffield United manager Wilder has agreed to replace Warnock and an announcement from the club is expected in the coming days. Wilder, who has been out of work since leaving the Blades towards the end of the 2020-21 season as they neared relegation from the Premier League, could take his first training session with Boro as early as Tuesday. Warnock was informed of the club's decision to replace him before the game at The Hawthorns. The 72-year-old accepted the decision and agreed to take charge for the match, which ended 1-1. With Neil Warnock having taken charge of a record-breaking 1,603 senior games in English football, take a loo...
“I like guys and girls” American rapper Joe Budden seemingly comes out as bisexual
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“I like guys and girls” American rapper Joe Budden seemingly comes out as bisexual

Joe Budden came out as bisexual on the latest episode of the Joe Budden podcast. The 41-year-old rapper said that he is sexually attracted to both men and women. This comes after years of speculation about the retired rapper's sexuality. "I'm bisexual," he said on his show on Thursday. "How do I spread this news? How do I spread the word? Yo, listen, I like guys and girls. Spread the word. I'm down." As the news spread, he took to Twitter to write: "Ahhhhhhh, i see the word got out!! Continue to spread the word pls." The shocking announcement has hip-hop fans reacting all over social media, sharing their thoughts on Budden's coming out. Previously, the podcaster was romantically involved with Cyn Santana, Kaylin Garcia, Tahiry Jo...
“I have never and will never use any Kaya**ta product”- Regina Daniels issues disclaimer after she was accused of using Jaruma’s products to “collect” her husband, Ned Nwoko from his Moroccan wife, Laila
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“I have never and will never use any Kaya**ta product”- Regina Daniels issues disclaimer after she was accused of using Jaruma’s products to “collect” her husband, Ned Nwoko from his Moroccan wife, Laila

Actress Regina Daniels has debunked claims that she used Kayamata products from Jaruma to "collect" her husband, Ned Nwoko from his Moroccan wife, Laila Recall that on Tuesday, November 2, Laila announced that she has divorced the billionaire businessman. Shortly after Laila's announcement, some Nigerians on social media claimed this was the handiwork of Jaruma's products. Regina has done some influencing jobs for Aphrodisiac seller, Jaruma, and even made news some time ago when she said she spent over N1.5 million to purchase beads and chocolates from Jaruma.   In her disclaimer, Regina pointed that she has never used any Kayamata product. She went on to accuse Jaruma of using every opportunity to profit off her. According to the actress, people warned her again...
Jeff Stelling to leave Soccer Saturday at end of the season
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Jeff Stelling to leave Soccer Saturday at end of the season

Jeff Stelling will leave Soccer Saturday at the end of the season, saying "it is time to let somebody else have a go at what is the best job in the world". Jeff made his announcement live on air during this weekend's Soccer Saturday - the Sky Sports show he has helped make a fixture for football fans in the UK for over 25 years as its award-winning presenter. "I have come to the incredibly difficult decision that this will be my last season," said Jeff. This is my decision - there has been no pressure. Sky have been absolutely brilliant with me, as they always have been. "I am not intending to retire but it is time to let somebody else have a go at what is the best job in the world." The announcement was met with a standing ovation from the Soccer Saturday pundits. Jeff h...
Queen Elizabeth II told by doctors to rest for at least two weeks after recent health scare
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Queen Elizabeth II told by doctors to rest for at least two weeks after recent health scare

Britain's monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, 95, has been told by doctors to rest for at least the next two weeks and not undertake any official visits, Buckingham Palace said in a statement on Friday, October 29. The announcement comes more than a week after the monarch, 95, spent a night in the hospital for what a spokesman described at the time as "preliminary investigations." "Her Majesty's doctors have advised that she should continue to rest for at least the next two weeks. The doctors have advised that Her Majesty can continue to undertake light, desk-based duties during this time, including some virtual audiences, but not to undertake any official visits," the palace said in its statement Friday. "Her Majesty regrets that this means she will be unable to attend the Festival of...
Popular TikTok star with millions of views, Huey Haha, dies at 22
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Popular TikTok star with millions of views, Huey Haha, dies at 22

Popular TikTok star and rising comedian Huey Haha has died at the age of 22. He died on Monday, October 25, a friend revealed on his Instagram page. The comedian, whose real name was Huey Ha, was a social media celebrity whose posts had racked up more than 4.5 million views on TikTok and his YouTube page had nearly 450,000 subscribers. The announcement of his death was posted on Instagram on Wednesday, October 27, and a GoFundMe page was organized by his friend Cody Jdn. The comic, from Stockton, California, leaves behind a two-year-old daughter Princess Ha whom he shared with his former girlfriend Heather Saizon. His cause of death was not revealed and his TikTok page has since been shut down.
Cristiano Ronaldo And Partner, Georgina Rodriguez Expecting Twins
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Cristiano Ronaldo And Partner, Georgina Rodriguez Expecting Twins

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner, Georgina Rodriguez are expecting twins. They made the announcement via Instagram, sharing photos of the ultrasound. This is the 5th and 6th babies for Cristiano and the 2nd and 3rd for Georgina. It will be Cristiano's second set of twins. He welcomed a twin daughter and son - Eva and Mateo -  via surrogacy in June 2017. He also has an older son, 11-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., whose mother's identity has remained a secret. He shares a daughter - Alana Martina - with Georgina. Alana was born on Nov 12, 2017. This is Cristiano and Georgina's 2nd and 3rd babies together.
Abia court to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s N5bn suit against FG on November 2
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Abia court to hear Nnamdi Kanu’s N5bn suit against FG on November 2

A N5bn lawsuit the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu filed against the Nigerian government has been fixed for hearing at an Abia state high court on November 2. Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Aloy Ejimakor who made the announcement in a statement titled, ‘Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Fundamental Rights suit to be heard on 2nd November, 2021’ on Thursday October 28, said the lawsuit was filed on August 27. Kanu who is demanding that the Federal Government returns him to Kenya where he was “abducted”, also asked for N5 billion over an alleged gross violation of his fundamental rights. The statement read; “For the information of the general public, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Fundamental Rights suit pending before the High Court of Abia State has been assigned and set down for hearing on...
Medical Emergency halts Newcastle-Spurs game; fan stable in hospital
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Medical Emergency halts Newcastle-Spurs game; fan stable in hospital

The fan who required medical assistance during the Newcastle United and Tottenham match is awake and responsive in a nearby hospital. Sunday's Premier League game came to a halt in the 40th minute, with Spurs leading 2-1, after referee Andre Marriner was alerted to the incident by players and supporters. Both sets of players walked to the sidelines as emergency crews attended the person in the East Stand, with Newcastle's club doctor Paul Catterson seen carrying a defibrillator. Image:Sergio Reguillon speaks to referee Andre Marriner Image:A member of the Newcastle medical team brings a defibrillator to the fan Image:Newcastle and Tottenham players wait for the match to be restarted After consulting police, the referee took the players off the field wit...
“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...

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