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UK Prime minister, Boris Johnson Confirms up to 10,000 Football Fans will be Allowed at Sports Stadiums from 17 May
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UK Prime minister, Boris Johnson Confirms up to 10,000 Football Fans will be Allowed at Sports Stadiums from 17 May

The English Premier League clubs will welcome up to 10,000 supporters inside stadiums for the final two rounds of fixtures. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the news as lockdown restrictions continue to ease from May 17. In his press conference, he said: "From Monday 17 May indoor hospitality can reopen and indoor entertainment can resume, including cinemas, museums, and children’s play areas. "All remaining outdoor entertainment can reopen, such as outdoor cinemas and performances. "Some larger events will be able to take place, including conferences, theatre and concert performances, and sports events. Restrictions on the number of attendees will remain as set out in the Roadmap. The news means Manchester City fans will likely see their future champions at hom...
Premier League Bans Away Fans for Final two matches of 2020/2021 season
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Premier League Bans Away Fans for Final two matches of 2020/2021 season

  The Premier League has said away fans will not be allowed into stadiums for the final two matches of the 2020/2021 season. Up to 10,000 supporters will be allowed in for round 37 fixtures on May 18 and 19 and for round 38 fixtures on May 23. This is based on the UK government going ahead with the planned easing of coronavirus restrictions on May 17. However, the league has decided to limit this to home spectators. “Following consultation with clubs, it was agreed matches would not be open to away supporters due to varying operational challenges across the league and the need to deliver a consistent approach, while maximizing the opportunity for home-fan attendance,” a league statement read. “The safety and security of supporters is of paramount importance. Club...
Iheanacho Sends Foxes into FA Cup Final
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Iheanacho Sends Foxes into FA Cup Final

Kelechi Iheanacho fired Leicester into their first FA Cup final since 1969 as 4,000 spectators witnessed their 1-0 win over Southampton at Wembley. Iheanacho's swept finish at the second attempt after 55 minutes was enough to ensure the Foxes progress to face Chelsea. There is expected to be 21,000 in attendance - including far more supporters - when they return to Wembley on May 15 looking to win their first-ever FA Cup. James Maddison missed two good chances to extend Leicester's lead following his introduction off the bench in front of the watching Gareth Southgate, but one goal was enough for Brendan Rodgers' side. Southampton last reached the FA Cup final in 2003 but failed to register a shot on target - the best chance falling to Ibrahima Diallo - as their run came to a ...
Bola Tinubu Hails Aisha Buhari, Describes her as a ”Voice of Conscience”
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Bola Tinubu Hails Aisha Buhari, Describes her as a ”Voice of Conscience”

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has described first lady, Aisha Buhari, as a voice of conscience calling politicians to be their better selves. Tinubu stated this while speaking at the public presentation of the biography of Mrs. Aisha at the Presidential Villa, Abuja today April 8. The book, “Aisha Buhari: Being different,” was written by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, Dr Hajo Sani. Speaking as the chairman of the occasion, Tinubu said “Given the First Lady’s achievement, no one can reasonably question the role of a First Lady any longer. Remember that there were those who argued that the constitution does not assign any official role to the First Lady. With Mrs Dr Aisha Buhari, their concern...
D’banj’s Cream Platform And Heritage Bank Fulfil Its Promises, Gives Out Millions To Fans At March 2021 Draws
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D’banj’s Cream Platform And Heritage Bank Fulfil Its Promises, Gives Out Millions To Fans At March 2021 Draws

CREAM Platform @creamplatform, Nigeria's premiere creative reward platform officially kicked off its partnership with Heritage Bank's YNSPYRE Initiative with the commencement of the CREAM Monthly draws on Friday - March 26th 2021, rewarding subscribers who dialed the *745*463# code, with lots of cash and other prizes. The very epochal event held on Friday - 26th March 2021 at Heritage Bank Plc's Building in Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, had in attendance, the Chairman of CREAM Platform - Daniel Oladapo Oyenbanjo popularly called D'Banj, Chief Damian Okoroafor - CEO of CREAM Platform, George Oko-Oboh, Regional Executive, Abuja and North, Heritage Bank Plc, Isaiah Ediae - Executive at Heritage Bank Plc, Popular Nollywood Actress and Ambassador - King Tonto Dikeh and Seyi Akinrinmade - General Man...
20 Worshippers Wounded as Two Suicide Bombers Target Church in Indonesia on Palm Sunday
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20 Worshippers Wounded as Two Suicide Bombers Target Church in Indonesia on Palm Sunday

Two suspected suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, March 28, wounding about 20 people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week. National police spokesman Inspector General Argo Yuwono said at a press conference in Jakarta that the worshippers suffered from wounds around their necks, chests and legs. Some had blisters on their hands and feet. The explosion occurred when the congregation had been inside the church on the island of Sulawesi, South Sulawesi police spokesman E Zulpan told Reuters. The two suspected suicide bombers are confirmed dead, said Coodinating Minister for Polical, Legal and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD. The minister said he has ordered the police and military to increase security in...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘to be stripped of remaining royal patronages’ ahead of “Tell-All’ with Oprah Winfrey
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘to be stripped of remaining royal patronages’ ahead of “Tell-All’ with Oprah Winfrey

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly set to lose all their remaining royal patronages. This comes after it was announced that the couple have recorded a 90 miniutes 'tell-all' TV special with Oprah Winfrey. Palace insiders have said there is ‘no way back’ to official duties for the couple, who quit as working royals and uprooted to the US almost a year ago. It is understood the Queen is to ask them to relinquish their links with any organisations passed down through the Royal Family. This means, Harry, 36, would be stripped of his three remaining honorary military titles and potentially his patronages with the Rugby Football Union, Rugby Football League and the London Marathon, according to the Daily Mail. As for Meghan, 39, she would have to step down as patron...
Lagos State Government Auctions 83 Vehicles Impounded from Traffic Offenders
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Lagos State Government Auctions 83 Vehicles Impounded from Traffic Offenders

The Lagos State Ministry of Justice in collaboration with the State TaskForce on Environmental and Special Offences on Monday, February 8, supervised the public auction of 83 forfeited vehicles. The auctioned vehicles were earlier impounded in different areas of the state and at different times for contravening the one-way traffic law in the state. In January 2021, the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit secured a court order to auction the vehicles. The auction exercise was held today at the premises of the State Taskforce in Alausa, Ikeja in accordance with the forfeiture order of the Court. In attendance were the Chairman of the State Taskforce, the Coordinator of the State Special Offences Mobile Court, and representatives of the Ministry of Justice and...
Update: Nigerian Soldier who was Killed During Fight with Boko Haram Recently got Married
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Update: Nigerian Soldier who was Killed During Fight with Boko Haram Recently got Married

On Sunday, January 31, LIB shared the sad story of a Nigerian soldier, Usman Abdullahi, who was recently killed while fighting Boko Haram. He was killed alongside four other soldiers during a gun battle with the insurgents in Dikwa, Borno state on Friday, January 29. New details revealed that Usman recently got married. He had his wedding in Lagos on January 27, 2020.   "I received the news of Usman's death with deep shock. He just got married on December 27, 2020. I attended the wedding here in Lagos. Though he wasn't in attendance physically because he was on duty, his family members and friends were all here and left with the wife to Borno State that same day. I still spoke with him last week and told him to take care of his wife. It's just so sad. He was so jo...
FG Releases Guidelines for Schools Resumption
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FG Releases Guidelines for Schools Resumption

The Federal Government has issued guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools in the country. The guidelines, which failed to disclose the date of school resumption, was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Minister of State (Education), Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba. It was developed in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, Federal Ministry of Health and health safety experts in the country The guidelines outlined actions, measures and requirements needed for the safe reopening of schools after the coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines released today, July 13, requires that students should be aided to maintain social distancing and stay at least 2 meters apart. The guidelines dealt extensively on plans for school reopening and ...
The ENVIABLE relationship between Seyi Tinubu and NURTW lord, Mc Oluomo
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The ENVIABLE relationship between Seyi Tinubu and NURTW lord, Mc Oluomo

The new relationship in town which a lot of people have not been paying attention to, is the enviable love Seyi Tinubu and the Chairman of NURTW, Mc Oluomo share. Those in the know have been wondering how their parts crossed and how they have come to love and respect each other and share a brotherly love worth of envy. Though to insiders, their friendship has become a thing of envy. Mc Olumo respects Seyi alot, and so does the son of APC National leader, Bola Tinubu. Just weeks ago, before Mc Oluomo lost his mother, the NURTW lord was at his 'domain' in Oshodi where he shared palliatives, and Seyi was a major part of it in heavy donations. The NURTW chairman also recently lost his mom who lived at his Ejigbo house during the pandemic and warned he won't be receiving visitors ...
Iyanya Gets 20 Million Naira Bail over Alleged Car theft
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Iyanya Gets 20 Million Naira Bail over Alleged Car theft

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos has granted singer Iyanya bail of N20million over alleged car theft. Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, on Thursday, February 27, ordered Iyanya Mbuk to produce a surety in the like sum, who should also have landed property in Lagos with a Certificate of Occupancy. The judge warned the Kukere singer that the bail shall be revoked if not perfected within seven days. Justice Okikiolu-Ighile said: "I have perused the affidavit and the counter-affidavit of the parties; there is a prima facie case of criminal conversion against him. "However, there is nothing to show that the defendant will interfere with the proceedings of this case and nothing to show that he will jump bail if granted bail. "Bail is therefore granted to the defendant in the s...
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Reaction to Awkward Prince Andrew Joke Made by Rebel Wilson at BAFTAs
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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Reaction to Awkward Prince Andrew Joke Made by Rebel Wilson at BAFTAs

Rebel Wilson boldly made jokes about Prince Andrew right in front of his nephew Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton at last night’s Baftas 2020 which held in the Royal Albert Hall. Handing out the award to the all-male Best Director category, the actress said: "Good evening distinguished guests and those who don’t identify as that. It is really great to be here at the Royal Andrew… Royal Harry… Royal Phillip… this royal palace place." Prince William and Kate Middleton were just meters away and the cameras zoomed in on them. Despite huge laughs from the A-listers in attendance, the royals barely forced a smile. Their reaction to Rebel's joke about Prince Andrew - who has received heat for his link to convicted paedophile Jefferey Epstein - was a far cry f...
Pep Guardiola Apologises To All Man City Fans (See Reason)
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Pep Guardiola Apologises To All Man City Fans (See Reason)

Pep Guardiola said it was never his intention to “offend” Manchester City fans after commenting on their attendance for Sunday’s FA Cup clash against Fulham. City’s fourth-round 4-0 win over Fulham had a crowd of 39,223 at the 55,000-capacity Etihad Stadium. Afterwards, Guardiola said: “Motivation was right and hopefully in the next game against United, our fans can come and make the stadium full. “It was not full. I don’t know why. (Wednesday) gives a chance to go back to Wembley. Hopefully they will support us more.” “Of course I understand that. It’s difficult for the people to do that, it’s not necessary to tell me because I was part of that when I was a little boy with mum and dad. I know exactly what happened. “When I came here I learned how important the leagu...
Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch photos: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Diddy and many more in attendance
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Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch photos: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Diddy and many more in attendance

On Saturday night, the Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch was held in Los Angeles ahead of the highly-anticipated 62nd Grammy Awards ceremony holding later this evening. In attendance at the pre-Grammy Brunch, were Jay-Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Diddy, T.I., DJ Khaled, The Jonas Brothers, Kareem Burke, Juan Perez, Joey Bada$$, Leonard Fournette, Meek Mill and Dez Bryant. Kelly Rowland was also pictured at the event alongside La La Anthony, Winnie Harlow, Kevin Hart, Megan Thee Stallion, Machine Gun Kelly, Tyran 'Tata' Smith, Miguel, Nazanin Mandi, G-Eazy and many more. See more photos below:
UNIPORT Introduces use of Biometric Device for Students’ Attendance
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UNIPORT Introduces use of Biometric Device for Students’ Attendance

The management of the University of Port Harcourt has introduced the use of a biometric device for students' attendance to lectures in the institution. The switch from manual to electronic is expected to curb student absenteeism from lectures. A video which has already gone viral on social media, captured moment some students of the university made use of the device during a lecture.
Breaking: Hope Uzodinma Sworn in as Imo state Governor
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Breaking: Hope Uzodinma Sworn in as Imo state Governor

Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the governor of Imo State. Governor Uzodinma and his deputy, Professor Placid Njoku, were sworn in by the Chief Justice of the state, Justice Pascal Nnadi, in a ceremony that was held at the Imo State Government House this evening. This afternoon, Senator Uzodinma received his certificate of return from INEC in Abuja one day after the Supreme Court nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha and declared him winner of the March 9th 2019 state governorship election. In attendance at the swearing-in ceremony were the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of the State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and governorship candidate of APGA in the 2019 governorship election, Ifeanyi Ararume. Also in attendance was Rev. Father Ej...
Bishop Oyedepo Fumes As Highly Placed Living Faith Church Officials Steal Millions From Treasury
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Bishop Oyedepo Fumes As Highly Placed Living Faith Church Officials Steal Millions From Treasury

According  to a report by The Nation, millions of naira allegedly stolen by some highly placed officials of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, a.k.a. Winners Chapel, drew the presiding Bishop of the church, Dr. David Oyedepo, into a rage at the empowerment summit organised for ordained workers of the church last Saturday. The annual event, which is usually attended by pastors, zonal ministers and their assistants, deacons, ushers and other ordained workers of the church, where they are acquainted with the church’s programme for the year, was presided over by Oyedepo, while his deputy, Bishop David Abioye, was also in attendance. Both men ministered powerfully. Oyedepo ministered on service, while Abioye spoke on consistency in service. Towards the end of the programme, however,...
I left my first marriage because of domestic violence – Monalisa Chinda (video)
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I left my first marriage because of domestic violence – Monalisa Chinda (video)

Monalisa Chinda has revealed that she left her first marriage over the alleged domestic abuse she was subjected to by her former husband, Segun Dejo Richards.   The actress said she expected the abuse to stop after she gave birth to their daughter, but it didn't. She further revealed that she endured the violence in her marriage for 5 years because she wasn't in a hurry to leave.   Monalisa said at first she turned to the Pastor of the church they attended, but he and other church members didn't do anything about it. She however turned to God because she didn't believe in separation then.   The mother of one said she decided to quit the marriage after a neighbour dropped a snide comment while she was allegedly being assaulted by her husband. Monalisa Chi...
North West, 6, rocks nose ring to great-grandmother MJ’s 85th birthday bash
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North West, 6, rocks nose ring to great-grandmother MJ’s 85th birthday bash

North West had on a nose ring as the Kardashian/Jenner clan celebrated the 85th birhday of MJ, Kris Jenner's mother.   Mary Jo "MJ" Campbell turns 85 on Friday but her fmily threw her an early birthday bash. It was a lavish affair and members of the family and friends were in attendance.   "Celebrating MJ!!" Khloe Kardashian wrote on social media. "85 years of perfection."   Kim also shared photos from the bash but was quick to reveal that her daughter's nose ring is a fake one.   "Fake nose ring alert!!!" Kim, 38, wrote over a photo of North posing alongside her cousins Penelope, True, and aunts Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian.     Asides the nose ring, North West also had a few body sticker jewels on her face.   ...
With ‘burden’ of secrecy lifted, Krieger and Harris ready to savor unlikely World Cup experience together
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With ‘burden’ of secrecy lifted, Krieger and Harris ready to savor unlikely World Cup experience together

Having only recently come out as an engaged couple, the two USWNT players will now embark upon a journey that seemed improbable a few months ago At the U.S. women’s national team media day last month, Megan Rapinoe was asked if her girlfriend, pro basketball player Sue Bird, would be joining her at the World Cup in France. Carli Lloyd was also quizzed about her husband’s attendance, and several other USWNT players were asked the same question about their significant others making the trip to Europe. There were a range of answers. Rapinoe said Bird might be able to join for the latter stages. Lloyd was unsure if her husband would make it. Their other halves, of course, all have their own lives in the U.S., with their own commitments to meet.
Ohanaeze Attacks Buhari Over OIC Meeting
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Ohanaeze Attacks Buhari Over OIC Meeting

The apex Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has  slammed  President Muhammadu Buhari for attending a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries in Saudi Arabia less than 24 hours after his  swearing-in for a second- term. In a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, the group  said Buhari owed Nigerians an explanation. Ohanaeze said, “Why immediate attendance of Organisation of Islamic Countries, OIC, meeting in Saudi Arabia a day after his swearing in. Mr President Buhari owes Nigerians that explanation.’’ Ohanaeze said, “This is a secular country and a leader that wants to be a mullah or fanatic is free to resign rather than plunge us into a religious crisis.” The group  also attacked the Majority Leader of the  House of Representatives,...
Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet
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Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Tuesday dissolved the State Executive Council and directed all commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries. Bello also directed other political appointees to handover to the most senior civil servant in their departments or agencies. The directives was contained in a statement by Malam Jibrin Ndace, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in Minna. Ndace stated that the Governor gave the directives during a valedictory session of the council on Monday night. He noted that the Governor commended members of the Executive Council and Special Advisers and directed that all handover should be done on or before 12 midnight on Tuesday. He expressed his apprecia...
UI VC Cries Out that the University is Short of 1,834 Staffs
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UI VC Cries Out that the University is Short of 1,834 Staffs

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka has declared that the university is currently understaffed with 1,834 in all category, making lecturers and other workers overstretched. Olayinka said with a student population of 32,228, full-time equivalents and the current number of staff at about 2,736, it means the university is short of 1,834 staff in all categories. The VC made these revelations while addressing the audience at the third edition of the institution’s stakeholders’ meeting held at the Alumni Association auditorium of the institution on Thursday. The Forum, which was anchored by the Director of Centre of Excellence, Dr. Akin Olubunmi, had in attendance staff of the university, parents, students and other stakeholders...
Super Falcons Demolish Niger Republic 15-0 (WAFU Cup)
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Super Falcons Demolish Niger Republic 15-0 (WAFU Cup)

The Nigeria Super Falcons have demolished the Niger Republic women’s football team 15-0 in an encounter at the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup tournament in Ivory Coast. This is a new record for the national women’s football. The sub-regional women football tournament is ongoing in Abidjan with eight West African teams in attendance. The Super Falcons had thrashed Burkina Faso’s girls 5-1 at the Parc des Sports in Treichville on Thursday, but they were more ruthless on Saturday against the Nigeriens who are indeed the standout whipping team of Group B. In a report by premium Times, the goals feast for the Super Falcons started in the ninth minute, and two minutes later the nine-African champions had doubled their lead. Two more goals were added for the ...
‘Wish I was the rock’ – Real Madrid star Kroos pokes fun at Ronaldo in TV stunt
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‘Wish I was the rock’ – Real Madrid star Kroos pokes fun at Ronaldo in TV stunt

The Germany international midfielder has also trolled former Bayern Munich team-mate Thomas Muller and those in charge of running the national team Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has poked fun at former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo while appearing on a German television show. The World Cup winner was, on Monday evening, among the guests on ‘Late Night Berlin’. A regular feature on that programme requires those in attendance to leave funny comments from their personal Instagram accounts on the posts of other famous people.
Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill reacts to her explosive interview
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Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill reacts to her explosive interview

Since the early hours of today, Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has been trending over a fresh attack on her estranged husband, Oladunni Churchill. Oladunni and Dikeh have been on a warpath since they parted ways on an acrimonious note. “The first time I met him, he told me he is Obasanjo’s son, his father was a gardener for Obasanjo”. Speaking further, the mother of one noted that her ex-husband said they didn’t have a wedding. “Churchill claimed that we didn’t have a wedding and I can prove that we had over 270 people in attendance.It’s okay Churchill, we didn’t have a wedding because you didn’t contribute to the wedding”. When asked what attracted her to Churchill, she said bluntly:”What attracted me to Churchill were the lies.Domestic violence was real in my marriage to Chu...
Osheku predicts new course record at Okpekpe Road Race
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Osheku predicts new course record at Okpekpe Road Race

Former national 800m/1500m runner and foremost athletics coach, Anthony Osheku has predicted new course records at the seventh edition of the IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race, which holds next month in Okpekpe, Edo State. Osheku, one of Nigeria’s top road race experts, believes the 2019 IAAF regulations and the decision of the organisers of the Okpekpe race to seek a gold label status for the event next year will make this year’s race the best in terms of the quality of its elite field of athletes. “The 2019 IAAF regulations have made it compulsory for all label races to have a minimum of six men and six women from the pool of athletes whose status corresponds to the label being applied for. This will ensure that a Gold Label race, for example, has at least 12 o...
Burna Boy holds Listening Party for Upcoming “African Giant” Album with Jidenna, Akon & Wale in Attendance
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Burna Boy holds Listening Party for Upcoming “African Giant” Album with Jidenna, Akon & Wale in Attendance

Burna Boy recently held an early listening party for his next album – African Giant – set for release in August. Contributors and executives from record labels, radio, Spotify, YouTube, the film and media industry and clubs converged at a private location in Los Angeles, California, for the listening party. In true Burna Boy style, the listening quickly turned into a house party as guests got caught up in the music. Jidenna was quoted as saying: “Burna is the real thing. He makes jams, but they’re spiritual at the same time. So you can be partying, but you’re also connecting to something higher than yourself.” While 21 tracks were played at the party, only 16 will make it on the African Giant album. Jidenna, Wale, and Akon were among the artistes who showed up to support Burna Boy...
Infantino, Samoura, 20 football presidents expected in Lagos as Nigeria rewards players
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Infantino, Samoura, 20 football presidents expected in Lagos as Nigeria rewards players

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, the world football governing body’s Secretary General, Fatma Samoura and about 20 presidents of FIFA/CAF affiliated bodies are among the dignitaries expected in Lagos this weekend for Monday’s AITEO-NFF Football Awards ceremony scheduled for the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island. The AITEO-NFF Football Awards, an annual event that rewards the best performers in the Nigerian football industry over a 12-month period, debuted last year.According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, six state governors, captains of industry, especially NFF partners, retired footballers and managers, as well as other stakeholders will grace the occasion. Unveiling the programme for the event yesterday, NFF’s First Vice Chairman, S...
Jay-Z And Beyonce Host Star-studded After Party
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Jay-Z And Beyonce Host Star-studded After Party

Jay-Z and Beyonce have thrown a star-studded after party at the Chateau Marmont in celebration of this year’s Oscar Awards. The party was an invite-only and is coming just few weeks after they hosted stars to a fabulous RocNation Grammy brunch. In attendance isovie director Spike Lee who won an Oscar – Best Adapted Screenplay for the movie BlacKKKlansman. Also present at the party is Diddy, Rihanna, Usher, Drake, Kelly Rowland, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita N’yongo, Rehina Long, Tiffany Haddish and many others. The 2019 Oscar Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and didn’t go without it’s own share of controversy. The event saw Spike Lee storm out after the movie Green Book was announced as Best Picture.
Buhari Flags Off Oil Drilling In Gombe
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Buhari Flags Off Oil Drilling In Gombe

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off oil drilling in Gombe State, in the northern part of the country. According to a post made on the social media page of the corporation, spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir and that is what the President has just done in the state. They wrote: BREAKING: History is made as President @MBuhari just performed the Presidential Flag-off of the Spud-in of the Kolmani River Well-II at the Gongola Basin, Upper Benue Trough. In simple terms, Spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir. Also in attendance are Govs Mohammed A. Abubakar & Ibrahim H. Dank...
Lack Of Quorum Forces Senate To Adjourn Plenary, Only 10 Senators Present
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Lack Of Quorum Forces Senate To Adjourn Plenary, Only 10 Senators Present

The Senate on Tuesday was forced to adjourn plenary due to lack of quorum. This is the second time since June 9, 2015, when the National Assembly was inaugurated that the upper chamber failed to sit due to lack of quorum. On November 13, 2018, the Senate was also forced to adjourn sitting following poor attendance. Only 10 out of 109 senators attended Tuesday’s aborted sitting. The standing rule of the Senate states that not less than 37 senators, (1/3 of the Senate), must be in the chamber to form quorum before the legislative business of the day can commence. This provision has however been observed in the breach more often than not since the inauguration of the National Assembly as the issue of quorum is seldom raised. After prayer on Tuesday, the Votes and Proceedings...
NPFL-LaLiga Coaching Clinic Set to Kick off in Abuja
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NPFL-LaLiga Coaching Clinic Set to Kick off in Abuja

As a follow-up to the success recorded in its first two editions, the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) and LaLiga are set to kick off the third edition of the NPFL-LaLiga annual coaching clinic. The five-day clinic is expected to have about 100 youth coaches in attendance and will take place at the National Stadium, Abuja from Monday the 21st to Friday the 25th of January, 2019. The annual coaching clinic will precede the NPFL U-15 Promises Tournament and is designed to train youth coaches on how to properly develop young talents using LaLiga methodology. The content of the clinic will as usual be framed within a level 3 (professional) syllabus where coaches will learn more complex and technical aspects of LaLiga’s methodology as a continuation of levels 1 (beginner) ...
An Entreprenurial Drive by Rose of Shalom Foundation
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An Entreprenurial Drive by Rose of Shalom Foundation

Folorunsho Alakija, Founder Rose of Shalom Foundation Sunday Ehigiator writes on the entrepreneurial drive by the Rose of Sharon Foundation, who recently held a Youth Empowerment Programme to bridge the knowledge gap for budding entrepreneurs The Multipurpose hall of Yaba College of Science and Technology, Lagos-State, was the venue of the Rose of Sharon Foundation Youth Empowerment Programme (ROSF-YEP). The foundation recently held a one day seminar, themed “Young Entrepreneurs of the 21st Century: Bridging the Knowledge Gap, which recorded over 400 participants in attendance. The epoch-making event, which was targeted at budding young entrepreneurs was facilitated by other wave-making young entrepreneurs from various walks of life including Media/Human Resoures Consultant, A...
Nnamdi Kanu’s Brother Marries An IPOB Member
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Nnamdi Kanu’s Brother Marries An IPOB Member

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother, Prince Emmanuel Kanu, on Sunday January 13th married an IPOB member Favour Michael Chioma, in Abia state. Nnamdi’s Kanu’s brother held his traditional wedding to the fellow hardcore IPOB member, Chioma, at Ogbuga Eziala Nsulu in Isiala Ngwa North local government area in Abia state. The wedding ceremony of Prince Emmanuel Kanu who is the younger brother to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, had family, friends and other IPOB members in attendance. Here are photos below; This is coming after Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, and a coalition of Igbo groups on Monday accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biara, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu of working for politicians to cause confusion in Abia and Ebonyi St...
American Rapper Juelz Santana Weds Before Heading to Prison
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American Rapper Juelz Santana Weds Before Heading to Prison

American rapper Juelz Santana weds longtime girlfriend Kimbella ahead of his prison sentence. Juelz Santana proposed to his girlfriend Kimbella in November of 2018 at the Apollo Theater while performing alongside his Dipset brothers. They had just dropped their Diplomatic Ties album, and the mood was right. “This my lady. She’s been rocking with me for a long, long time,” Juelz told the theater audience. “She stuck it out with a nigga through the ups and downs. I love you, baby. You’re my queen and I want to do this in front of everybody right here.” The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony on Thursday. As expected, Cam’ron, Freekey Zekey, and Jim Jones were in attendance. Juelz Santana proposed while he was facing several years in prison for a gun charge. The Dip...
Buhari Hands Over Campaign To Tinubu, Says He Doesn’t Want Governance To Suffer
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Buhari Hands Over Campaign To Tinubu, Says He Doesn’t Want Governance To Suffer

President Buhari has handed over his campaign to Tinubu, and the reason for this is because he didn’t want governance to suffer because of elections. The Nigerian President who inaugurated his campaign council on Monday, stated that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will now lead the party’s campaigns for the February general elections. Tinubu and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are Co-Chairmen of the Council and by original plan, were to deputise the President, who ordinarily should lead the campaigns. Buhari handed over his campaign to Tinubu and also inaugurated his council at the International Conference Centre Abuja, in an event which was attended by the National Chairman of the party, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, ministers and governors in attendance.
Photos From Odunlade Adekola’s 42nd Birthday
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Photos From Odunlade Adekola’s 42nd Birthday

Born on December 31st 1976, popular Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola celebrated his 42nd birthday yesterday at his Abeokuta residence in Ogun State. The house party had Mr Latin, Eniola Ajao, Owolabi Ajasa, Dr Smile and several others in attendance. See more photos below...
Style by Zenith Fair Beginning Today: 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy & more To Take the Stage
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Style by Zenith Fair Beginning Today: 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy & more To Take the Stage

Style by Zenith Fair is set to begin today and music stars, 2Baba, Timaya, Burna Boy Bobby V, Wande Coal, Simi, Adekunle Gold and more are set to take the stage. This December, from the today 29th to Sunday, December 30, Lagos city will be shut down with the electrifying, crowd-moving and back-to-back hit artistes who would hit the stage to thrill fans at the “Style by Zenith” fair taking place at the Open Ground by Four Points Hotel, Oniru, Victoria Island, Lagos with special appearance by Bobby Valentino. Stunning songstress, Simi, will be performing on stage in addition to Mayorkun the “Eleko” crooner, Kizz Daniel who gave us the recent hits “One Ticket” and finishing up Day 1 line-up is the self-acclaimed King of Urban-Highlife music- Adekunle Gold who is set to add to the amazin...
Uzoho holds traditional wedding in Imo State
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Uzoho holds traditional wedding in Imo State

Francis Uzoho has dumped bachelorhood after his traditional marriage ceremony in Imo State. *BOYS TO MEN …. Francis Uzoho, Henry Onyekuru and Samuel Kalu at the wedding ceremony The 19-year-old shot-stopper is on a break during the festive period and decided to use the period to tie the knot with his partner. Uzoho has become the mainstay in the Super Eagles goal since he became the first choice shot-stopper before the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Uzoho had two of his Super Eagles teammates in attendance which included Galatasaray forward Henry Onyekuru and Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu who both scored for their respective clubsides before going on a break. The ceremony was reportedly held at Anglican Cathedral playground, Egbu in Owerri, Imo State. There was little ...
Man proposes to girlfriend with 16 dogs in attendance
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Man proposes to girlfriend with 16 dogs in attendance

A man just took marriage proposal to a whole new level, as he asked his girlfriend to marry him with the help of 16 dogs in attendance. Maurice Goldstein asked Laura Stampler to marry him, with the help of 16 very special, albeit slightly furry, dogs. According to the bride, Maurice asked Laura to take a quick impromptu hike with him up Runyon Canyon but when they reached the top, the couple were met with a trail of rose petals. She said; “It wasn’t until I saw the rose petals that I knew it was more. Like, a lot more.” As soon as Laura said yes, 16 dogs suddenly appeared around them both.
Busola Dakolo, Daddy Freeze, Others Attend New Spider-Man Series
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Busola Dakolo, Daddy Freeze, Others Attend New Spider-Man Series

Silverbird Film recently held a canvas painting and an advance screening event for Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse, which was premiered on the 14th of December. The event, which held at Film House Cinemas Lekki (IMAX), was filled with Spider-Man enthusiasts who came to paint “Into the Spider Verse” canvas, network and have fun. The event also had celebrity guests Busola Dakolo, Daddy Freeze and movie buff Shola Thompson in attendance. With a rotten Tomatoes rating of 99 per cent, Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse is the seventh Spider-Man feature film in 16 years and it is said to be the best animation in the series so far.  Into the Spider Verse chronicles the story of a Brooklyn teenager, Miles Morales who developed superpowers after he was bitten by a radioactive spider. When he ...
FG Not Responsible for Electricity Problems, Fashola Tells Nigerians
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FG Not Responsible for Electricity Problems, Fashola Tells Nigerians

                                        Babatunde Raji Fashola The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians not to blame the federal government for dearth of electricity in their homes. Fashola, who argued that the country’s power sector had been privatised and largely not under the control of the federal government, acknowledged that there were problems in the sector. He added that the problem was not that of the government if citizens in the country do not have electricity. He spoke on Wednesday night at the December edition of the monthly Nextier Power Dialogue in Abuja, stakeholders including consumers were in attendance. “There are problems without a doubt and we must deal with them. But let me remind you; all of the assets that...
Yakubu Gowon, Yemi Osinbajo, others attend Thanksgiving Sunday service at Aso Villa Chapel
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Yakubu Gowon, Yemi Osinbajo, others attend Thanksgiving Sunday service at Aso Villa Chapel

Sunday December 2nd was designated as 'Thanksgiving Sunday' at the Aso Villa Chapel, State House, Abuja.   According to Femi Adesina, 'it was a time to appreciate God for His goodness, love and mercy to Nigeria and Nigerians. Despite all the travails we passed through, Nigeria remains together. Oh, that men should praise the Lord, for His goodness and for His wonderful works to the children of men'. Joining the thanksgiving service was former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, and his wife, Victoria. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led the team of top government officials in attendance, and the message was given by Pastor Ezekiel Odeyemi, Assistant General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God.  

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