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Family Releases Obituary of Comedienne, Ada Jesus
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Family Releases Obituary of Comedienne, Ada Jesus

The family of comedienne, Mmesoma Mercy Nnadi aka Ada Jesu,  has released her obituary. According to the obituary, the comedienne will be laid to rest in Oguta, Imo state on Friday, May 28. A Christian Wake Keep and Comedy nite will be held in her honor on Thursday, May 27. Ada Jesus who had been battling with a protracted Kidney ailment, suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20, and died on Wednesday, April 21. May her soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.
Sad! Comedienne Ada Jesus has died
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Sad! Comedienne Ada Jesus has died

Comedienne, Ada Jesus, has died. She died in an Abuja hospital today April 21. She suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20 and was rushed to the ICU where the doctors monitored her. Sadly, she lost the battle to the kidney ailment she had been battling with on Wednesday, April 21. She was 22 years old. Ada Jesus was admitted to the hospital after she developed kidney disease. When her health took a turn for the worse, she went to ask for forgiveness from those she had spoken against in the past, including clergyman, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanemere Odumejeje, actress, Rita Edochie, and also some traditional worshipers. Odumejeje's and Rita Edochie's initial refusal to forgive her got the attention of well-meaning Nigerians who decided to take care of her medical b...
”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East
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”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has asked troops fighting the insurgents in the North East not to be afraid of bullets and that they should be more daring in their fight against insurgents. Speaking during a morale-boosting visit to the troops in Maiduguri, Borno state over the weekend, Magashi, a retired Brig.-Gen. said what should be on the minds of the troops while battling insurgents should be to secure the country. “You should not be afraid of the bullet because it can even meet you in the house if it means you dying by it. But if you are not meant to die by the bullet, it will never kill you even at the heart of a war.” The minister assured them of the government’s readiness to improve on their welfare.  
Kurt Zouma Gives reasons for Chelsea’s 5-2 defeat to West Brom at Stamford Bridge
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Kurt Zouma Gives reasons for Chelsea’s 5-2 defeat to West Brom at Stamford Bridge

  Chelsea defender, Kurt Zouma has suggested that the Blues suffered a shocking 5-2 defeat at home to West Brom on Saturday because they were not focused. The Frenchman admitted that the defeat was ‘difficult to swallow,’ but urged his teammates to quickly bounce back. The defeat on Saturday ended Thomas Tuchel’s 14-match unbeaten run in all competitions since he took over from Frank Lampard in January. The Blues looked on course for another victory after Christian Pulisic fired them ahead in the 26th minute at Stamford Bridge. However, Thiago Silva’s second yellow card in the 28th minute turned the game on its head with Matheus Pereira and Callum Robinson both completing braces. Mbaye Diagne fired in the 5th for the relegation battling visitors shortly before Ma...
Hargreaves Names Chelsea player that may not play again following 5-2 defeat
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Hargreaves Names Chelsea player that may not play again following 5-2 defeat

  Owen Hargreaves has said that Kurt Zouma may find it difficult featuring for Chelsea under Thomas Tuchel again following his poor performance against West Brom on Saturday. Chelsea were handed a shocking 5-2 defeat at home by relegation battling Sam Allardyce’s side and Hargreaves believes Zouma should take huge part of the blame. According to the Englishman, the French defender may find it difficult winning back the trust of Tuchel as a result of his performance. Tuchel tested his first defeat in Chelsea colours on Saturday with his 14-match unbeaten record crashing to a halt at Stamford Bridge. The Blues took the lead midway through the first half through Christian Pulisic but Thiago Silva received a second yellow card and was sent off just two minutes after Blu...
Prophet Bushiri’s 8-year-old Daughter Dies after Battle with Lung Infection
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Prophet Bushiri’s 8-year-old Daughter Dies after Battle with Lung Infection

Israella, the 8-year-old daughter of Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, has passed away. Israella died in the Intensive Care Unit of a Kenyan hospital in the early hours of Monday morning, March 29, Prophet Bushiri confirmed the sad news in a statement issued through his Facebook page on Monday morning. The embattled prophet had called an emergency prayer meeting on for his daughter saying she had been battling a lung infection for the past few weeks. Police in Malawi recently delayed Isabella seeking medical assistance when they blocked the prophet’s children, cousin Esther Bushiri and mother-in-law Magdalena Zgambo to depart from Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe in a private air ambulance. They were later allowed to travel b...
Former Super Eagles Striker, Barnabas Imenger is Dead
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Former Super Eagles Striker, Barnabas Imenger is Dead

Former Super Eagles striker, Barnabas Imenger is dead. The team manager of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Lobi Stars died on Sunday night, March 21 after battling an undisclosed sickness. Imenger who has reportedly been in and out of hospitals since January 2021 made a name playing for BBL Hawks Makurdi, BCC Lions Gboko, El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri and a number of clubs in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. He is the only former international whose son has played for the Super Eagles. Barnabas Nanen Imenger jnr made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2012 in the international friendly match with Angola in Abuja.
Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq
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Pope Francis Departs From Rome for Historic First-ever Visit by a Pontiff to Iraq

Pope Francis on Friday, March 5, embarked on an historic trip to war-battered Iraq to comfort one of the world's oldest and most persecuted Christian communities where more than a million have fled over the past 20 years. The 84-year-old, who earlier said he was making the first-ever papal visit to Iraq as a 'pilgrim of peace,' will also meet the Shiite Muslims when he visits Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani. The pope left Rome early Friday for the four-day journey, after boarding a flight at Leonardo da Vinci airport bound for the Iraqi capital Baghdad. After his arrival in Iraq, the Pope will travel more than 870 miles by plane and helicopter, flying over areas where security forces are still battling IS remnants, Mail Online reports. For shorter tri...
Nigerians Unappreciative of Military Efforts to Contain Insurgency — Former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai
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Nigerians Unappreciative of Military Efforts to Contain Insurgency — Former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai

Former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has alleged that Nigerians are unappreciative of the efforts of the military to contain insurgency in the country. Buratai who was represented by two of his coursemates, Major Daniel Banjo (retd) and Wing Commander Mamman Yusuf (retd.), Buratai at an interdenominational prayer organised for him by Olowu of Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude, recalled being ambushed thrice while battling insurgents. He said; “At the war front, many things happened and Nigerians are not appreciative. Three times I was ambushed and jumped into the bush with my men and engaged the insurgents. My relationship with Olowu of Kuta is divine."
Breaking: Military Aircraft Crashes in Abuja
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Breaking: Military Aircraft Crashes in Abuja

A military aircraft has crashed in Abuja. The aircraft, King Air 350 en-route to Minna crashed at Bassa Airport Village on Sunday morning, February 21, after reporting engine failure Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed the crash in a tweet and said it "appears to be fatal”. The Minister also urged Nigerians to be calm and wait for the outcome of an investigation by the military. He wrote: "A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal. We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any." Video shared online shows firefighte...
Sporadic Shooting as Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s Security Personnel Invade Sen Rochas Okorocha’s Wife’s Hotel Before Sealing it Off
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Sporadic Shooting as Gov. Hope Uzodinma’s Security Personnel Invade Sen Rochas Okorocha’s Wife’s Hotel Before Sealing it Off

A team of government officials and police, led by the Commissioner for lands, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, on Friday, Feb 19, stormed the Royal Spring Palm Hotels and Apartments, allegedly owned by Nneoma Rochas Okorocha, wife of former Governor Rochas Okorocha, and sealed off the property. Recall that the Hope Uzodinma administration, last week, recovered the Eastern Palm University from Rochas Okorocha and renamed it. As former Imo governor Rochas Okorocha is battling incumbent governor Uzodinma over the recovery of the University, Uzodinma sealed off Okorocha's wife's hotel. There were reports of sporadic shooting during the operation, as seen in videos from the scene. Watch the video below.
Abia Lawmaker, Ossy Prestige’s Body Arrives From Germany Amid Tears
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Abia Lawmaker, Ossy Prestige’s Body Arrives From Germany Amid Tears

It was an emotional sight on Saturday as family members of the late House of Representatives member, Hon. Ossy Prestige and leaders of his party, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) thronged the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to receive his body. Hon. Prestige is popular among his Aba constituents for his people-oriented projects especially in the education of children of the poor. DAILY POST reports that Ossy Prestige, who represented Aba North/South Federal Constituency, was elected under the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) platform. He died after battling an undisclosed illness in Germany from where his body was repatriated. DAILY POST gathered that friends and associates of the deceased waited patiently f...
12-Year Old Boy Hangs Himself after Battling Depression During COVID-19 Lockdown
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12-Year Old Boy Hangs Himself after Battling Depression During COVID-19 Lockdown

A 12-year-old boy who felt “sad and lonely” during the coronavirus lockdown hanged himself. Hayden Hunstable, of Aledo, Texas took his life three days before his 13th birthday in April 2020 because he didn’t know how to deal with the isolation and depression when the virus caused a nationwide shutdown, the UK’s Metro reported. The boy’s 9-year-old sister, Kinlee, found him hanged in his bedroom, according to the outlet. His father, Brad recalled the ‘horrific’ moment he found himself trying to save his son’s life on April 17, after his youngest daughter, Kinlee, now aged nine, found Hayden after he took his own life at their home. He said: ‘Covid killed my son. I think Hayden would still be alive today if Covid had never happened. ‘I had no idea he was struggling or ...
Barnsley vs Chelsea: Tuchel’s Men Complete FA Cup Quarter-final Line-up
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Barnsley vs Chelsea: Tuchel’s Men Complete FA Cup Quarter-final Line-up

  Chelsea became the last team to qualify for this year’s FA Cup quarter-final, thanks to a narrow 1-0 win against Barnsley on Thursday. Tammy Abraham tapped in Reece James’ cross in the second half, to see off the battling Championship side. Thomas Tuchel made as much as 10 changes to his team from the Sheffield United win and they struggled to find their rhythm. Barnsley took advantage of that and created the better early chances. However, Tuchel changed his side’s shape after the break, bringing on James to replace Marcos Alonso and centre half Antonio Rudiger for Andreas Christensen, switching to four in defence. The win was the fourth in five games for Chelsea since Tuchel assumed duty Chelsea will now face Sheffield United for a place in the semi-final....
Nigerians Battling With Double Sufferings – Jega, Onaiyekan To Buhari
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Nigerians Battling With Double Sufferings – Jega, Onaiyekan To Buhari

The Nigerian Working Group on Peace building and Governance has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to initiate dialogue at the national and sub-national levels to address the country’s security challenges. In a statement on Sunday, the group said Nigerians are suffering from rising insecurity to lives and properties, as well as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their standards of living. The statement was signed by Attahiru Jega, a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC); John Onaiyekan, the former Catholic archbishop of Abuja; Martin Luther Agwai, a retired military general; Jibrin Ibrahim, a professor; Aisha Mohammed-Oyebode, chief executive officer, Murtala Muhammed Foundation, among others, who are all members of the group. The positi...
Antonio Conte Battling To Recover $27 Million He Lost To A Scammer
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Antonio Conte Battling To Recover $27 Million He Lost To A Scammer

FORMER Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is aiming to recover £27MILLION after allegedly being scammed by an investment manager in London. The 51-year-old enjoyed a successful two-year stint at Stamford Bridge between 2016 and 2018 - winning the Premier League and FA Cup along the way. But The Times report that he had less success off the pitch, after investing £27m in Kidman Asset Management. Now Conte, along with seven other investors, are taking action against the company's chief, Massimo Bochicchio, after failing to receive the returns they say they'd been promised. Bochicchio, 54, has seen £47m worth of assets frozen, including the West London flat in which Conte lived during his Chelsea tenure. The freezing injunction was granted by judge David Foxton on July 17 after...
Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada
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Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada

Real Madrid are one win away from winning their 34th LaLiga title, after a battling 2-1 victory over Granada on Monday. Los Blancos took an early lead through Ferland Mendy, who finished off a solo run with a goal in the 10th minute. It was 2-0 minutes later, after Karim Benzema curled an exquisite strike past Rui Silva. Granada halved the deficit at the start of the second half through Darwin Machis. However, Real held on for three crucial points, with Sergio Ramos sweeping a goalbound effort off the line late on. The victory restored their four-point lead over Barcelona in the table with just two games left to play. A home win for Real against Villarreal on Thursday can put the title out of reach.
Seven Nigerian Journalists Die Within 7 Days
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Seven Nigerian Journalists Die Within 7 Days

Seven Nigerian journalists have died in Nigeria within the last seven days. The journalists, who work with different media organizations in Nigeria, died of different ailments. On the list are Dan Foster (Cool FM, Inspiration FM, City FM and Classic FM), Hugo Odiogor (former Editor at the Vanguard), Xavier Ndayongmong (Crime Editor at Daily Independent), Nkiruka Udoh (Crime and Defence Correspondent at AIT), Naomi Uzor (Business Desk at the Vanguard), Aramide Praise Oikelome (the Media Project and Independent Newspapers), and Azeez Ozi Sanni (Cartoonist at The Nation). Dan Foster died on June 17. His wife Lovina confirmed to Channels TV that he was tested for COVID-19 and the result came back positive one day before his death. Mr. Hugo Odiogor, is a popular foreign affairs ...
Iraqi Football Legend Ahmad Radhi Dies After Battling COVID-19
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Iraqi Football Legend Ahmad Radhi Dies After Battling COVID-19

The 56-year-old former forward had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad before his condition deteriorated on Sunday Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi has died as a result of complications after he was diagnosed with COVID-19, the highly infectious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, the Iraqi health ministry has said. Radhi, 56, had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad after testing positive for the virus but had checked out on Thursday after his condition improved. He relapsed a few hours later and was readmitted to the hospital. He died early on Sunday. Iraqis joined a funeral procession to honour the former footballer in the Iraqi capital on Sunday morning. In video footage released on local media outlets, dozens of men were seen gathered around an ambula...
Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness
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Lagos PDP Loses Women Leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, after a Brief Illness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the death of Mrs Shola Oladeinbo, the Women Leader of the party. A statement signed by Prince Muiz Dosunmu, the State Secretary of the party said she died on Friday, June 19, after a brief illness. Describing the deceased as a dedicated member of the PDP family, he said funeral arrangements will be announced by the family. The statement reads: "Every being has its time and season. When the bell tolls, he hearkens. May the Saints light your way through the land of shadow, to the hearts of eternal peace, our indefatigable woman leader, Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo. "With heavy heart, and total submission to the will of God, the entire PDP State Executive Committee members, announce the sudden demise of Mrs Oluwashola Oladeinbo, a s...
Alleged Serial Pedophile Accused of Raping 4Girls in Imo
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Alleged Serial Pedophile Accused of Raping 4Girls in Imo

A elderly man who has been accused of raping "more than 4 girls below 10", admitted in a video to raping one of the girls but says it happened only once. The man made this admission while activist Kenneth Nwaka was questioning him. Nwaka promised to help him if he tells the truth so the man opened up, claiming he had sexual relations with the 10-year-old  girl once. When asked where he raped the girl, he said he didn't know how to answer the question. He was then asked if he raped the girl inside his house or outside, he said it happened outside.   The girl, who was allegedly raped by the elderly man is reportedly battling an infection as a result of the sexual assault. The alleged rapist was handed over to the NSCDC and the case will be transferred to Enugu for pro...
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Archbishop Duncan-Williams Reacts to Viral Video of his Son Getting Intimate with two Naked Women in a Pool

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, the General Overseer of Action Chapel International in Ghana, has reacted after x-rated videos of his youngest son Daniel Duncan-Williams went viral online. On Tuesday, social media was set ablaze after Archbishop Nicholas' son was seen in a viral video getting intimate with two naked women in a pool. In another uncensored video, the young rapper who is based in the US took down his underwear and began to twerk for the camera. Reacting to the obscene videos, Bishop Ebenezer Obodai, a spokesperson for the family stated that Daniel has been battling with the acute bipolar disease for the past six years. He said, “Daniel has undergone the very best medical interventions, treatments and hospitalisations, yet he still experiences relapses wh...
‘Apart from battling coronavirus, we Also have other epidemics like police brutality, rape, racism among others ’ – Beverly Naya
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‘Apart from battling coronavirus, we Also have other epidemics like police brutality, rape, racism among others ’ – Beverly Naya

Actress, Beverly Naya has poured out all her sad emotions on Instagram following multiple recent killings of innocent people and rape cases, a. In her post, the 31 year old expressed her anger and displeasure on the recent unfortunate happenings. According to the screen goddess, she feels completely drained and it almost feels like she can’t breathe and the pain in her chest is making her gasp for air. Beverly further revealed that the world isn’t only battling coronavirus. She said there are other epidemics and just like the virus, the numbers keep rising. “We are battling police brutality, sexual predators, pedophiles, rape apologists, racists, murderers and terrorists.” She said Read all she wrote below; “I didn’t sleep until 5am this morning. I feel completely drained. ...
UK-based Nigerian couple die ten days apart from COVID-19
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UK-based Nigerian couple die ten days apart from COVID-19

A Nigerian couple residing in the United Kingdom have died ten days apart after contracting the deadly Coronavirus. Dr.James Oniah, a 79-year-old retired radiologist, died on April 24 after battling with the virus while his wife, 61-year-old Mary, who is a care home director, died on May 4. It is believed that Mrs. Oniah contracted the virus during her job as a Regional Director for a care home provider before her 79-year-old husband was also struck down. They both died at King George Hospital in Ilford, East London. One of the three children of the couple, Oke Oniah, told UK press that his family is still coming to terms with their tragic deaths. Late Dr. Oniah hailed from Onitsha in Anambra state and had studied at the University of Sussex. He worked in several hospit...
Ghanaian Actor Bernard Nyarko is Dead
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Ghanaian Actor Bernard Nyarko is Dead

Ghana Kumawood actor, Bernard Nyarko is dead. The veteran actor died on Saturday evening, May 2, 2020 Ghanaian presenter, Andy Dosty, took to his official social media page to confirmed the death of Bishop Bernard Nyarko and this has sent a rude shock amongst his fans. Andy Dosty posted a photo of Nyarko with a touching caption.; “Oh Lord, I don’t want to believe you’re gone. God be with you my friend.” According to reports, Bishop Bernard Nyarko has been battling with acute illness for some years before his death.
Sam Lloyd  Died after Battling an Inoperable Brain Tumor
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Sam Lloyd Died after Battling an Inoperable Brain Tumor

American actor, Sam Lloyd, best known for playing lawyer Ted Buckland on Scrubs, has died at the age of 56. Lloyd had been battling an inoperable brain tumor since last year. He was diagnosed with the disease in January 2019, only weeks after he and his wife Vanessa had welcomed their first child, Weston. The show's creator Bill Lawrence confirmed the news on Friday night via Twitter, saying: "Thinking a lot about Sam Lloyd today. (Ted). Truly such a kind, sweet guy. He will be missed by so many." Lloyd's television career included roles in "Desperate Housewives," "Seinfeld," "Modern Family," "The West Wing," "Cougar Town," "Malcolm in the Middle," and "Shameless," according to his agent. He also appeared in the films "Flubber" and "Galaxy Quest." Aside from acting, Lloyd was...
Actress Moyo Lawal Shades Celebrities Who Have Done Cosmetic Surgery
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Actress Moyo Lawal Shades Celebrities Who Have Done Cosmetic Surgery

Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal added those who went under the knife for a curvier body. The curvy and petite actress, sharing a photo of herself on IG, stated that hips do not lie which is the reason cosmetic surgeons are still battling to make perfect hips. She wrote “Do you know why they say hips don’t lie?? Well because that’s simply one of the things surgeons are still battling to be able to craft properly …… ………. ………… …….. hips don’t lie !! Get it ……. Goodnight ♥️Eku quarantine”   View this post on Instagram   Do you know why they say hips don’t lie?? Well because that’s simply one of the things surgeons are still battling to be able to craft properly ...... .......... ............ ........ hips...
Juventus willing to use De Ligt to trump Liverpool for Torres
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Juventus willing to use De Ligt to trump Liverpool for Torres

Liverpool are battling Juventus for exciting Valencia talent Ferran Torres. Tuttosport says Juventus have upped the ante in their pursuit of Torres as the Old Lady look to get a jump on Liverpool in their bid to land the 20-year-old this summer. Torres has emerged as a target for a number of clubs with his dazzling performances at the Mestalla this season. The Spaniard has netted six goals and provided seven assists in his 35 outings for the club this campaign. Liverpool have been heavily linked with the £53million-rated star, but Juventus are looking to steal a march on their European rivals. Juve are looking to throw Mattia De Sciglio or Daniele Rugani into a deal for the 20-year-old.
85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra
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85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra

An Eighty-five-year old woman identified as Ilione Victoria, has died after she allegedly jumped from the balcony of an apartment on the 3rd floor of a four storey building where she stayed with her daughter at No 18 Ilodibe Street, Awada, Anambra state on Tuesday March 17th. A statement released by SP Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the octogenarian was battling with mental illness and had her movement restricted. She was at home with her care giver, one Judith Amumuche aged 32yrs at the time of the alleged incident. Mohammed said that before the arrival of the police, one Ikediaso Benedicta of 3-3 Housing Estate, Onitsha, who is said to be victim's daughter reportedly took the corpse away to an unknown destination but blood stains were observ...
Over 50 Houses Destroyed in Lagos Explosion – NEMA
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Over 50 Houses Destroyed in Lagos Explosion – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has revealed that over 50 houses were destroyed in the explosion that rocked Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area of Lagos on Sunday. This was according to the acting coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye. Farinloye said that the cause of the explosion and casualty figure were currently unknown as at the time of filing this report, while rescue operations are still going on in the affected area. He said the resulting fire, from the explosion, later spread to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) oil pipeline passing through the area, although the pipeline has been shut down as a precautionary measure. According to him, a combined team of the Lagos State Fire Servic...
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Female Footballer Lucy Kerr Tragically Dies after Losing Battle with Bone Cancer

A former Charlton Athletic women's player has tragically died after a battle with bone cancer. Lucy Kerr, 20, was diagnosed with bone cancer after doctors checked her broken thigh bone. Medics, who performed an MRI scan, also found the youngster had lung cancer and she quickly underwent chemotherapy in London. Her former club, Charlton Athletic Women announced Ms. Kerr's death in a statement. A statement from the club read: 'The thoughts of everyone at Charlton Athletic Women are with the family at this difficult time and the club will pay tribute to Lucy in an upcoming fixture. 'Everyone at Charlton Athletic would like to send their condolences to Lucy's family at this difficult time.' Charlton Athletic Women's Manager Riteesh Mishra, who worked with Lucy in the U16...
Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle
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Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle

Slick Woods sparked concern after she shared a photo of herself shortly after suffering another seizure while battling stage 3 cancer. The model who walked the Savage X Fenty runway while in labour, shared a photo of her swollen face to Instagram and wrote: "Man another seizure f**k the bulls**t I'm going vegan." Followers took to the comment section of her post to express their concern for her and to encourage her to keep fighting. Some advised her to go vegan to avoid the poison in animal protein. This is the second time the 23-year-old model is suffering a seizure within one month. In January, she revealed to her IG followers that she had suffered a seizure in the middle of the night and thanked her photographer Chey Allegra for saving her life. Slick has a 1-yea...
Plateau Senator, Ignatius Longjan, Dies at 75 in Turkish Hospital
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Plateau Senator, Ignatius Longjan, Dies at 75 in Turkish Hospital

The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District, Ignatius Longjan, has died. Longjan who was 75 years old, died in a Turkish hospital after battling an undisclosed ailment. Confirming his demise, the former Chief of Staff of the deceased, John Dafa’an, said “It is true, our father and distinguished Senator representing Plateau South is death, baba died after battling with illness for a long time in Turkey,” he said. Longjan was elected into office in 2019.
23-year-old Drug Addict  Stabbed His Parents To Death In Lago
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23-year-old Drug Addict Stabbed His Parents To Death In Lago

Michael Okhide, 23 is currently on the run after allegedly stabbing his parents, Barr. Clement Okhide and Toyin, to death on Tuesday in their apartment on Afeez Gbadamosi Street, Ejigbo, Lagos State His sister, Mary, who was found in the pool of her blood, was rushed to the hospital where she’s currently battling for her life. Although the exact reason for killing his parents could not be immediately ascertained as the Police said they were still on his trail. Residents, however, said it would not be unconnected with his uncontrollable urge to get some of the illicit drugs at all costs. One of the residents who described the 60-year-old late lawyer as a no-nonsense man, said “he had been warning his son against taking illicit drugs but he wouldn’t listen. There had been an ...
Three US Firefighters Killed in Plane Crash while Battling Wildfires in Australia
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Three US Firefighters Killed in Plane Crash while Battling Wildfires in Australia

Three US firefighters died while battling a huge bushfire in Australia when the C-130 tanker they were flying crashed in the southern section of the country on Thursday, January , 23. The firefighters were killed in the crash after leaving the town of Richmond in the New South Wales state on a firebombing mission around the Snowy Mountains, local officials said. Rescue crews rushed to the area on Thursday afternoon but found no survivors among the wreckage. The bodies are yet to be recovered. “Unfortunately, all we’ve been able to do is locate the wreckage and the crash site and we have not been able to locate any survivors,” Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said after the crash. '[The aircraft] impacted heavily with the ground and initial reports are that ...
Firefighters battle to save lives as fire breaks out in block of flats next to Grenfell tower
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Firefighters battle to save lives as fire breaks out in block of flats next to Grenfell tower

No fewer than sixty firefighters are currently battling a fire in a tower block close to Grenfell Tower in west London.   Firefighters can be seen on a balcony dousing the walls with water after flames went up the building and kept spreading.   London Fire Brigade said it was called at 11.39am to a report of "smoke issuing" from a building on Darfield Way. Danielle Bond, who was watching on from a nearby office block, claimed the fire had spread to six floors.   She said: "The fire is spreading upwards, don’t know what it’s like inside but flames are going up the building on one side.'     A spokesman for the London Fire Brigade said: "Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters have been called to reports of smoke in Darfield Wa...
Neymar not banned from PSG squad – Leonardo
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Neymar not banned from PSG squad – Leonardo

The Brazil international continues to be linked to a move, but the director says he is on his way back after recovering from injury Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has dismissed reports that Neymar has been removed from the squad because he wants to leave the club. The Brazil star has been trying to leave the Ligue 1 giants this summer, with Barcelona and Real Madrid reportedly battling for his signature. Leonardo said last week that talks over Neymar's potential exit have progressed, but insisted no deal has been agreed.
Bayero University Law Student Stabs Her Husband 7 Months After Wedding
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Bayero University Law Student Stabs Her Husband 7 Months After Wedding

A Nigerian man identified as Saheed Hussain is currently battling for his life at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, after allegedly being stabbed by his wife of 7 months, Hanan. It was gathered that the Bayero University, Kano, law student stabbed Saheed, last night and she has since been arrested. What led to the incident is yet to be ascertained, but it was gathered that Hanan drugged her husband before stabbing him.
Fayemi Discloses Details of Buhari’s Meeting with Governors
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Fayemi Discloses Details of Buhari’s Meeting with Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with state governors and security chiefs in Aso Rock Buhari at the meeting received report recommending creation of State and Local Government Police. Speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi said issues surrounding insecurity and creation of State police were discussed in the meeting. Speaking on creation of state police, Fayemi said governors have not yet taken a position on the proposal for state and local government police. Fayemi noted that while some governors had disclosed their ability to support such state and local government police, others were still battling with the challenge of ...
United States shocks France at Under-20 World Cup
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United States shocks France at Under-20 World Cup

The French overcame an early U.S. goal, but two late strikes by Tab Ramos's side led to a last-16 upset The United States pulled off one of the shocks of the Under-20 World Cup, knocking off tournament favorites and previously undefeated France 3-2 in a last-16 match on Tuesday. Justin Rennicks pounced on a rebound spilled by France goalkeeper  Alban Lafont,  bundling home the winner in the 83rd minute to give the United States an improbable victory after battling back from a 2-1 second-half deficit. The Americans move on to the Under-20 World Cup quarterfinals for a third straight tournament, and will take on Ecuador on Saturday.
How Kwara People ‘Flogged’ Us Out Of Office – Senate President’s Ally Reveals
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How Kwara People ‘Flogged’ Us Out Of Office – Senate President’s Ally Reveals

The cordial Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has said that the general population of the state truly flagellated them out of office in the last decision since they were worn out on the present government in the state. The Speaker, who was an instructor at the Amadu Bello University and was brought into legislative issues by for Governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, disclosed to Vanguard that the Saraki’s political administration will ricochet, including that just God knows when. As indicated by him, it was the present government that the general population were burnt out on and booted out, including that “The general population has ‘kobokoed’ us.” Ahmad, a previous individual from the House of Representatives, speaking to Ilorin East/Ilorin South ...
Wenger Reveals Chelsea’s biggest problem under Sarri
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Wenger Reveals Chelsea’s biggest problem under Sarri

Former Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has revealed Chelsea’s biggest problem under Maurizio Sarri. The Frenchman said Chelsea ‘lack pace’ under Sarri, and feels that too much pressure is being heaped on Eden Hazard. The Italian gaffer made a fantastic start as Chelsea manager going 12 games unbeaten at the beginning of the Premier League season. Chelsea, however, experienced lost of form over the winter and are now battling for a top-four place. Wenger said Blues’ problems stem from a lack of speed in attack and claims the issue forces Hazard to drop deeper in order to influence play. “For Sarri it is his first season in England,” Wenger told beIN Sports. “He certainly likes a game with possession his team has good possession but they lack goals. “If you compare the p...
Baby Rescued After Being Buried Alive by Mother
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Baby Rescued After Being Buried Alive by Mother

A 10-month-old baby girl was rescued in a bush in Ghana after she was buried alive by her mother. According to reports, the baby girl is battling for her life in a hospital after her mother buried her in a forest at Krobo-akye near Senya Breku in the Central region of Ghana. According to witnesses who spoke with Adom News, they heard cries and followed the sound only to find the baby girl buried in a makeshift grave in the bush. One of the residents, Yaa Grace said they quickly alerted the police leading to her rescue. The Senya Breku District Police Commander, DSP Matthew Boamponsem said the baby was dehydrated so they rushed her to the hospital for medical attention. He added that, the police has also mounted a man-hunt for the mother who committed the heinous crime. H...
Student Shot in Delta State Polytechnic Cult Clash
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Student Shot in Delta State Polytechnic Cult Clash

An undergraduate student of Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe-Oghara is currently battling for his life in a hospital after he was shot by suspected cultists in front of the school's gate. According to reports, the young man was attacked and shot by the assailants yesterday night at the school gate of Delta State Polytechnic Otefe. . The victim simply identified as Emma by name was rushed to Delta State University Teaching Hospital (DELSUTH) and is being attended to at the emergency unit.
Chelsea Urged to Sack Sarri Following 2-1 Win at Cardiff City
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Chelsea Urged to Sack Sarri Following 2-1 Win at Cardiff City

BT Sport pundit, Chris Sutton, has told Chelsea to sack manager Maurizio Sarri, for resting Eden Hazard against Cardiff City on Sunday. Hazard and N’Golo Kante were both named on the bench for their 2-1 win in Wales. Despite going behind shortly after half-time, the Blues earned all three points, after scoring two goals in the last six minutes of the match. But Sutton says the Chelsea board “must be running out of patience” with Sarri. “Maurizio Sarri got lucky in Cardiff. If it were not for the assistant referee, Chelsea would have been fortunate to escape with a point. “Sarri may get lucky again and win the Europa League. Even if he does – securing Champions League football in the process – this abject performance only highlights why he cannot be the man to lead Chelse...
Kbrule’s Mom Was Battling Cancer, That Was Why He Came To BBNAIJA
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Kbrule’s Mom Was Battling Cancer, That Was Why He Came To BBNAIJA

Kbrule's mum was battling cancer, as revealed by the former housemate in a new episode of the Big Brother Naija Reunion show aired yesterday. Kbrule's mum was battling cancer and according to the reality show star, he dropped out from school, came on the show hoping to win so he could take care of his Mum. He further revealed that Khloe bringing his mum into a quarrel they had on the reality show, did hurt him bad. He further disclosed that the show helped him calm down. According to him he tend to be impulsive even with a good motive, but now he decides to let go of things if its not going to matter in 5 years. Recall that after the Big Brother Naija 2018 ex-housemate was disqualified alongside Khloe on the show, he revealed that he cannot date Khloe. He also said that he’s sad ...
Heartbreaking Story Of Man Who Was Shot Dead By Vigilante In Ogun
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Heartbreaking Story Of Man Who Was Shot Dead By Vigilante In Ogun

According to a report by Punch Metro, the family of the late Lekan Akinde has been thrown into mourning after he was allegedly shot dead by a vigilante, identified simply as Solomon. The incident happened during a vigilante duty at night around the Idiope area, along Sojuolu Road in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State. PUNCH Metro reports that Solomon and one Abiodun, whose house is beside the deceased’s, had called Lekan out on Friday, March 1, 2019, for a meeting around midnight, but he was allegedly shot in the chest by Solomon. Lekan’s wife, Morenikeji, while calling for justice for her late husband, said he gave up the ghost around 3am on Saturday while medical workers were battling to save him at the Ifo General Hospital. Morenikeji said the tragedy would have bee...
Bayelsa Government House Photographer Who Was Shot by Gunmen on Election Day, is Dead
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Bayelsa Government House Photographer Who Was Shot by Gunmen on Election Day, is Dead

Reginald Dei, a photographer attached to Bayelsa Government House, is dead. Dei was shot during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, along with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Mr Seidougha Taribi, while in the later’s residence waiting for the outcome of the elections in the ward. Taribi died on the spot, but Dei, who was taken for dead by the gunmen, allegedly in military uniform, survived and was rushed to the hospital, where he died on Sunday night. The Director, Corporate Communications, Governor’s Office, Chief Nathan Egba-Ologo, who confirmed the development on Monday in Yenagoa, said the photographer died after battling to survive the lethal wounds from the gunshots in a Yenagoa hospital. ...
Baba Suwe Admitted To LUTH Over Chronic Diabetes
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Baba Suwe Admitted To LUTH Over Chronic Diabetes

Veteran Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has been admitted at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The 60-year-old who is currently battling chronic diabetes was taken to the hospital in Idi Araba, Lagos State on Friday. Report say the actor’s admission was facilitated by the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) and also assisted by the Federal Ministry of Health. The news of his illness broke out a few days ago leading the actor to get tremendous support form his colleagues in the movie industry and also well-meaning Nigerians. One of those who contributed for the recovery of Baba Suwe is vice president Yemi Osinbajo who donated N1million yesterday.

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