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Our family is devastated at the deepest level’ – Regina King’s only child, Ian Alexander Jr. dies by suicide at age 26
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Our family is devastated at the deepest level’ – Regina King’s only child, Ian Alexander Jr. dies by suicide at age 26

American actress, Regina King's only child, Ian Alexander Jr. has died by suicide. The award-winning actress, 51, confirmed the tragic news to PEOPLE on Friday, January 21, with a statement reading: 'Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian. He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others... 'Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thank you.' Ian, who celebrated his 26th birthday on Wednesday, shared her son with her record producer ex-husband Ian Alexander Sr. He is her only child. King shared a close bond with her son, an artist, and DJ, who often accompanied her to events and called her 'super mom' at the 2019 Golden Globes. Speaking about his famous mother previously, Ian said: 'She...
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...
Sometimes I Forget that I live with a god” – Annie Idibia writes as she celebrates husband, Tuface
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Sometimes I Forget that I live with a god” – Annie Idibia writes as she celebrates husband, Tuface

Nollywood actress Annie Idibia has celebrated her 'incredibly talented' husband, singer Tuface Idibia. Taking to her Instagram story while watching the singer's old music video, the mother of two described Tuface as a god and a spirit. "Celebrating this incredibly talented man! I feel I take him for granted. Sometimes I forget that I literally live with a god. I am grateful to the universe that I get to wake up next to this spirit every other day." she wrote.
Over the years you have been full of kindness, love and patience” – Busola writes as she celebrates husband, Timi Dakolo on 41st birthday
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Over the years you have been full of kindness, love and patience” – Busola writes as she celebrates husband, Timi Dakolo on 41st birthday

Busola Dakolo has celebrated her husband, singer and songwriter, Timi Dakolo on his 41st birthday. Taking to Instagram on Thursday, January 20, the banker-turned-photographer, wrote; "Dear Husband @timidakolo Over the years you have been full of kindness, love and patience. May this year channel you into the next level of greatness and always know that I am here for you. Your wife"
Mary J Blige steps out without in a see-through figure-hugging dress as she continues celebrating her 51st birthday
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Mary J Blige steps out without in a see-through figure-hugging dress as she continues celebrating her 51st birthday

Mary j Blige is still in the birthday mood one week after turning 51. The singer's birthday was on Jan 11, and she was well celebrated by friends and fans. She has now shared photos of herself rocking a see-through figure-hugging dress that put her curves on display. She had to forego underwear. In the caption, she wrote: "Everyday like my birthday! Bring the cake in."
Betty White’s assistant shares one of her final photos to mark her 100th birthday
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Betty White’s assistant shares one of her final photos to mark her 100th birthday

Betty White, who died on Dec 31 at the age of 99, would have celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, Jan 17. On what should have been her 1000th birthday, Betty's assistant commemorated the day by sharing one of the final photos taken of the beloved late actress. "On this special day, I wanted to share this photo of Betty. It was taken on 12/20/21. I believe it's one of the last photos of her," Kiersten Mikelas, White's assistant, shared on her official Facebook page. Betty is seen looking vibrant and well in the photo taken just 11 days before her death "She was radiant and beautiful and as happy as ever," Mikelas wrote. "Thanks to all of you who are doing kind things today and every day to make the world a better place." A number of celebrities took to various social media plat...
Music legend Ronnie Spector who sang iconic song ‘Be My Baby’ dies aged 78
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Music legend Ronnie Spector who sang iconic song ‘Be My Baby’ dies aged 78

The Ronettes icon Ronnie Spector has died aged 78. The singer's family announced the news on her official website on January 12. The statement read: "Our beloved earth angel, Ronnie, peacefully left this world today after a brief battle with cancer. "She was with family and in the arms of her husband, Jonathan. "Ronnie lived her life with a twinkle in her eye, a spunky attitude, a wicked sense of humour and a smile on her face. "She was filled with love and gratitude. Her joyful sound, playful nature and magical presence will live on in all who knew, heard or saw her. "In lieu of flowers, Ronnie requested that donations be made to your local women’s shelter or to the American Indian College Fund. "A celebration of Ronnie’s life and music will be announced in the fu...
Free Woman Energy – Britney Spears says as she Posts her nud3 photos on Instagram
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Free Woman Energy – Britney Spears says as she Posts her nud3 photos on Instagram

American singer, Britney Spears is embracing her "free woman energy" with series of nude photos. On Thursday January 6, 40-year-old Britney Spears shared a pair of mirror selfies to social media wearing nothing but a pair of white stockings and a lace choker. She captioned the photos "Free woman energy has never felt better". Spears strategically covered her left nipple and nether region with pink flower and heart emojis. In September, the "Toxic" singer shared similar photos while on vacation with fiancé Sam Asghari after a hearing for her since-ended conservatorship. That slideshow included several shots of herself posing naked next to an outdoor bathtub and she edited the images to cover her private parts with flower emojis. Other phot...
Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson arrive Bahamas for a vacation together
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Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson arrive Bahamas for a vacation together

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson have arrived the Bahamas for a vacation together. The 41-year-old reality TV superstar and 28-year-old “Saturday Night Live” cast member were snapped enjoying each other’s company in the Bahamas on Wednesday January 5. They were spotted walking on a dock together after disembarking from a boat. Kim Kardashian wore an all-black ensemble: a plunging black top and baggy distressed denim paired with matching shades. Pete on the other hand wore a navy blue letterman jacket with cream-colored sweats underneath, and accessorized his look with a black Louis Vuitton backpack and slip-on sandals paired with “Beavis and Butthead”-printed socks. They grinned at each other throughout their short walk but were...
Pope Francis uses New Year message to call for an end to violence against women, says its an ‘insult to God
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Pope Francis uses New Year message to call for an end to violence against women, says its an ‘insult to God

Pope Francis has issued a clarion call for an end to violence against women, saying it's an insult to God. Francis, 85, made the pleas as he celebrated a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on the day the Roman Catholic Church marks both the solemnity of Holy Mary Mother of God as well as its annual World Day of Peace. In his New Year message, the Pope made a strong plea for an end to violence against them. "And since mothers bestow life, and women keep the world (together), let us all make greater efforts to promote mothers and to protect women," Francis said. "How much violence is directed against women! Enough! To hurt a woman is to insult God, who from a woman took on our humanity -not through an angel, not directly, but through a woman," he said, in a reference to Jesus's mothe...
Russia Launches its biggest space rocket since the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years age
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Russia Launches its biggest space rocket since the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years age

Russia has launched its biggest rocket since the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years ago, a startling display of the country's militarisation of space The space rocket weighing 761 tons with a height of 210ft, is known as Angara A-5. It took off with a mock payload from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia on Tuesday, December 28. President Vladimir Putin celebrated the launch as officials stepped up their warnings over Ukraine. The rocket can deliver military satellites into space where experts predict future wars will be won and lost. Russia's space programme launched the first satellite in 1957 and sent the first man into space in 1961. But since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 it has been plagued by corruption and technical setbacks and has lagged behind...
Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ breaks billion streaming record
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Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ breaks billion streaming record

Mariah Carey struck another extra-festive milestone on Wednesday December 22, as she celebrated “All I Want for Christmas is You” reaching a whopping 1 billion streams on Spotify. The modern Christmas classic made a historic return to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive year. Mariah released the song in 1994, where it was number one for that year, and didn't return to the top of the chart for more than 20 years until 2019. Celebrating the huge win on Instagram, Carey shared a photo of her with a Spotify Plaque, while wearing Prada's crystal bucket hat, which retails for $1,990. She paired the statement hat with a silver puffer jacket, black leggings and heeled black boots. TMZ reported that the singer still pulls in big bucks on licensing and commercia...
This stage of my life I would rather be single with no kids – BBNaija’s Ka3na says as she celebrates 6th wedding anniversary
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This stage of my life I would rather be single with no kids – BBNaija’s Ka3na says as she celebrates 6th wedding anniversary

Big Brother Naija star, Ka3na has said that she would rather be single without children at this stage of her life. The entrepreneur and mother of one stated this on Wednesday December 22, when she celebrated her 6th wedding anniversary. "Believe Me Marriages Are Never Perfect. This stage of my life I would rather be SINGLE with no kids," she wrote. "BUT then again; Would I Be Happy? What Life Would That Be? I’m Guessing EMPTY! So Here We Go Again. SIX Years Of Friendship. Blessed With Our Lovely Lila #weddinganniversary"
Gospel artiste, Nikki Laoye gets engaged to gospel rapper, Soul Snatcha
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Gospel artiste, Nikki Laoye gets engaged to gospel rapper, Soul Snatcha

Gospel artiste, Nikki Laoye, and  Soul Snatcha of the popular Nigerian gospel music group, Rooftop MCs, are engaged. Soul Snatcha shared the news as he celebrated Nikki who turns 41 today December 19. ''@NikkiLaoye How is it that you turn 41 today and get The Fantastic Four and One added to you ? Maybe it’s because we have been friends for about 20 years , or maybe it’s because of your selflessness or the way you hopped on a plane to help with the children or it could be the way you are with the children and how much they love you or probably how we both didn’t see this coming. God just has a funny way of doing what He does. It’s funny how you went from “ah that’s my sister nau” to “there goes my baby “ God sent you at the right time To be a help that’s suitable . ...
President Buhari Celebrates his 79th Birthday in Turkey
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President Buhari Celebrates his 79th Birthday in Turkey

President Buhari celebrated his 79th birthday in Istanbul, Turkey today December 17. Photos shared by a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, showed the moment the President cut his birthday cake with the national colors, green-white-green. See more photos below
Peruzzi buys himself a Mercedes Benz as a Birthday gift
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Peruzzi buys himself a Mercedes Benz as a Birthday gift

Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, better known as Peruzzi, bought himself a new Mercedes Benz GLE as a birthday gift. The singer celebrated his birthday on Sunday, December 5, and decided to give himself a treat to mark turning 32. A video shared online shows the moment the singer took delivery of his new car. See below.
Michael Carrick’s next move confirmed after Rangnick’s appointment
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Michael Carrick’s next move confirmed after Rangnick’s appointment

The future of Manchester United’s ex-caretaker coach, Michael Carrick and his assistant, Mike Phelan has been revealed. They will remain at Manchester United following the appointment of Ralf Rangnick. Ralf Rangnick, former Schalke 04 manager and celebrated sport director, was confirmed as the interim manager at Manchester United on Monday. His appointment followed the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the Red Devils boss after a series of poor results. Carrick was handed the role in an acting capacity after Ole’s sack with Phelen as his assistant. But Rangnick will now serve as the interim manager until the end of the season, as confirmed by the club on Monday. Popular Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano said, “Manchester United current coaching staff expected to be con...
Mourinho finally fulfil his promise to Afena-Gyan
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Mourinho finally fulfil his promise to Afena-Gyan

AS Roma boss, Jose Mourinho, has finally kept his promise and bought Felix Afena-Gyan the €800 shoes he wanted after the 18-year-old scored a brace against Genoa in a Serie A tie on Sunday. Afena-Gyan featured for Roma as he bagged a sensational brace in his side’s 2-0 victory against Genoa. The 18-year-old came off the bench in the 74th minute and inspired Roma to victory. He celebrated with Mourinho on the touchline in brilliant scenes. Speaking after the win, Mourinho revealed at his post-match press conference that he promised to buy Afena-Gyan a new and expensive pair of shoes. Mourinho said, “I had promised to buy Felix the boots he really likes, which are really expensive, they cost €800, so he ran over and told me not to forget! “Tomorrow morning, the first th...
Cynthia Morgan sends message to those compelling people to celebrate them
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Cynthia Morgan sends message to those compelling people to celebrate them

Cynthia Morgan has some words for those who compel others to celebrate them. The singer took to her Instagram Stories to write: "If you have to compel people to celebrate you, it means there is nothing to be celebrated. " This comes after a number of celebrities took to Instagram, asking their friends and fans to celebrate them by sending money to their accounts.
Kim Kardashian wears matching outfit with Pete Davidson as he celebrates his 28th birthday at Kris Jenner’s Palm Springs home
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Kim Kardashian wears matching outfit with Pete Davidson as he celebrates his 28th birthday at Kris Jenner’s Palm Springs home

Pete Davidson celebrated his 28th birthday with Kim Kardashian by his side and a few other friends. Rapper Flavor Flav shared photos on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from his "adopted son" Davidson's 28th birthday celebration featuring Kim Kardashian and her mom Kris Jenner. In the first photo, Davidson, Kardashian West, and Jenner all sported matching black and brown plaid pajamas. According to People, a source said Kim Kardashian, 41, threw the birthday party for Davidson at her mother's Palm Springs home on Tuesday, Nov. 16. "Even when they are on different coasts, Kim and Pete stay in touch," the insider says. "They are getting to know each other better and getting along great." "Kim loves his spark. He is very funny, entertaining and makes Kim happy. They are still da...
Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai gets married at home in UK
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Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai gets married at home in UK

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has tied the nuptial knot. The 24-year-old  girls' education advocate and Nobel Peace Prize winner announced her marriage to her partner Asser Malik on Tuesday November 9. The Pakistani activist who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012 after angering them with her campaign for girls’ schooling, said a small service took place at her home in Birmingham and it was attended by family and friends. Pictures showed her in a pink dress, while her partner wore a matching tie. She wrote; "Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead. ...
Alec Baldwin and his family pose for Halloween photos hours after new report that ‘Rust’ movie set had three other accidental gun discharges prior to fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins
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Alec Baldwin and his family pose for Halloween photos hours after new report that ‘Rust’ movie set had three other accidental gun discharges prior to fatal shooting of Halyna Hutchins

Hollywood Actor, Alec Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria Baldwin have been pictured celebrating Halloween with their six children. Hilaria posted photos of the family's costumes on her Instagram account just hours after the Los Angeles Times released a report alleging three other accidental shootings occurred on the 'Rust' movie set just before the accidental shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. One alleged shooting involved Alec's stunt double firing a blank after being told the gun was 'cold' In another instance, a props department worker 'actually shot herself in the foot' with a blank. At the moment, Baldwin faces no charges and the investigation is still ongoing. More photos below.
“A virtuous woman adds years to your life” – Orji Uzor Kalu writes as he celebrates wife on her birthday
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“A virtuous woman adds years to your life” – Orji Uzor Kalu writes as he celebrates wife on her birthday

Former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has celebrated his wife, Ify, on her birthday. Taking to his official social media account on Tuesday, October 26, Senator Kalu described his wife as a virtuous woman, a friend, adviser and companion. He wrote: "My Dearest Ify," A good wife is Royal in the Heart. She is a crown to her husband, and pride to the home where she was raised. She is called a W.I.F.E because she is a Woman In Full Effect Today, I celebrate my friend, my love, my companion, my adviser, my wife and more. Having you in my life has been a tremendous experience, through thick and thin you have always been there to provide your support The merit of having a great wife is endless. Behind every successful man, there isn't just a woman but a prayerful...
Kim Kardashian flashes her incredible curves in sheer Fendi lingerie
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Kim Kardashian flashes her incredible curves in sheer Fendi lingerie

Businesswoman, Kim Kardashian put her incredible curves on display in sheer lingerie for a new SKIMS campaign with Fendi. The 41-year-old reality star shared a series of sexy images to Instagram on Monday for the latest collaboration as she celebrated the luxury fashion house joining forces with her own brand. In some images, the mother of four was pictured wearing a see-through sports bra top with the Fendi moniker and high-waisted tights which she wore with black bikini briefs. Check out the photos below. 
Elon Musk set to become first trillionaire on earth
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Elon Musk set to become first trillionaire on earth

Elon Musk, the world’s most renowned entrepreneur and the CEO of two of the world's largest companies, SpaceX and Tesla, is set to become the world's first trillionaire. According to The Guardian, analysts at Morgan Stanley have predicted that Musk, 50, could become the world’s first trillionaire, largely thanks to his aerospace company SpaceX. The analysis estimates that his aerospace company SpaceX will push Musk over the trillion-dollar mark in the coming years. “More than one client has told us that if Elon Musk were to become the first trillionaire… it won’t be because of Tesla,” analyst Adam Jones told the newspaper, referring to the electric car company behind the majority of his wealth to date. “Others have said SpaceX may eventually be the most highly valued company ...
I get why people are obsessed with my weight loss – Pitch Perfect star, Rebel Wilson
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I get why people are obsessed with my weight loss – Pitch Perfect star, Rebel Wilson

Pitch Perfect star, Rebel Wilson has disclosed that she understands why people are obsessed with her weight loss. The actress who recently turned 40, told the Daily Telegraph’s Stellar that she understands the fixation on her changing looks because she had a similar one on Oprah Winfrey while growing up. Wilson said; “People are so obsessed with it, but I get it. “Oprah is one of my heroes. She’s certainly struggled with eating issues and I would always watch her episodes when she spoke about that.” For Wilson, losing weight wasn’t about “being a certain size or body weight” but instead about “loving” herself and finding her “inner siren”, something she celebrated by dressing up as a mermaid during her week-long 40th birthday party on Marlon Brando’s private island. ...
Actor Van Vicker and wife celebrate 18th wedding anniversary
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Actor Van Vicker and wife celebrate 18th wedding anniversary

Actor Van Vicker and his wife, Adjoa, are celebrating their 18th wedding anniversary today October 16. The actor celebrated their union in a post shared on his Instagram page today. He posted the photo above of himself and his wife and wrote; ''10yrs - courtship 17years - parentship 18 years - marriage 27years - friendship AVV, I can still conk out for you. Happy 18th anniversary to my personal person. I love you plenty plenty.'' Happy anniversary to them!
Actress Regina Daniels celebrates her birthday with her husband, Ned Nwoko and son, Munir
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Actress Regina Daniels celebrates her birthday with her husband, Ned Nwoko and son, Munir

Actress Regina Daniels celebrated her birthday on Sunday, October 10. The mum of one shared a lovely video of her husband, Ned Nwoko, and son, Munir, having dinner to celebrate her birthday. The video shows her husband feeding her at a restaurant in the middle east while the actress couldn't hide her excitement . ''Hubby decided to make this birthday trip a religious history tutorial. Away from everyone just us three and I must confess I love every bit of it…..from the calmness of the environment, to a very beautiful weather, And the historical background of the Arab Israeli crisis. But more importantly the biblical importance of river Jordan and place where Jesus Christ was baptised were also so surreal '' Watch the lovely video of Ned feeding Regina...
Interior decorator, Ehi Ogbebor confirms her relationship with MC Oluomo has ended; unveils her new man and issues warning after being accused of dating a married man
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Interior decorator, Ehi Ogbebor confirms her relationship with MC Oluomo has ended; unveils her new man and issues warning after being accused of dating a married man

Interior decorator, Ehi Ogbebor has confirmed her relationship with Chairman of Lagos state chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo has ended. Ehi Ogbebor unveiled her new man after he celebrated his 50th birthday yesterday October 9 in the United States. Ehi who stated that they are two “divorced souls” madly in love, added that anyone claiming to be married to her new man should provide evidence or forever hold their peace. She also warned her new man’s “ex-wife” not to push her into spilling all she did while they were married. The interior decorator averred that she is too peaceful and mature for that. Ehi has been married twice, and had said earlier this year that she will give marriage another chance if the right man comes. ...
Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation
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Dundee Utd pass findings to police after racist abuse allegation

Dundee United have passed their findings to Police Scotland after completing their own internal investigation into the alleged racist abuse of midfielder Jeando Fuchs by a Ross County supporter. The Cameroonian claimed the incident occurred as he celebrated United's winning goal at Tannadice last Saturday. At full-time, manager Tam Courts held up a 'Show Racism the Red Card' t-shirt in front of the visiting County fans. Ross County were adamant there was no racial abuse, with manager Malky Mackay and chief executive Stephen Ferguson both saying that United stewards in the stand had confirmed none had taken place. However, United have issued an update after carrying out their own "rigorous" inquiry this week. A statement on their website read: "Dundee United have completed a r...
Townsend reveals details of his chat with Ronaldo after copying his celebration
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Townsend reveals details of his chat with Ronaldo after copying his celebration

Everton winger, Andros Townsend, has said he pestered Cristiano Ronaldo for his shirt after copying his Siu celebration during their 1-1 draw with Manchester United last weekend. After equalizing from a counter-attack, Townsend celebrated by running over to the corner flag and copying Ronaldo’s trademark goal celebration. The Portuguese superstar appeared to storm off furiously towards the tunnel after the final whistle, with Townsend seen trying to talk to him before his exit and the Toffees winger has now revealed the details of their brief conversation. “I made it my goal that I was not leaving Old Trafford without Cristiano Ronaldo’s shirt,” Townsend told talkSPORT. “You saw after the final whistle, I ran straight to him, I don’t know what he was muttering but it wasn’t E...
You look Nothing Like your age Because I no Dey Stress you – Timi Dakolo tells wife on her birthday
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You look Nothing Like your age Because I no Dey Stress you – Timi Dakolo tells wife on her birthday

Busola Dakolo, wife of singer, Timi Dakolo, turns a year older today October 3. Taking to his Instagram page, Timi celebrated the mother of his three children in a birthday message in which he jokingly mentioned that she looks like her age because he doesn't stress her. He wrote; Happy Birthday to the Wifest wife @busoladakolo If you can, send her gift, I just paid school fees. The prayer warrior kogi bowl of expensive Stew My gossip partner. Defender of yard people in the spirit and in flesh Mama Alexander, Hallel and Zoe. Timi Dakolo’ wife Fitness Guru. Bully and Stubborn Thing like you. Waking me up by 3am to settle quarrel is not Godly behavior. You are the only person in the world that starts a fight and finishes it and then say “you know I ...
President Buhari honors Rivers state man, Joe Blackson, who died after rescuing 13 people from a river and drowned while attempting to rescue the last person
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President Buhari honors Rivers state man, Joe Blackson, who died after rescuing 13 people from a river and drowned while attempting to rescue the last person

President Buhari has presented a posthumous award to a Nigerian man, Joe Blankson, who died on July 28, 2018, after rescuing thirteen persons and was about to rescue the 14th person when he drowned in Rivers state. Joe was widely celebrated after the tragic incident for his heroic gesture. On Thursday, September 30, President Buhari presented a posthumous award to his wife and two children. Posting photos from the award ceremony on social media, President Buhari wrote; ''On Thursday night at the State House, we honored the memory of Joseph Blankson, a true Nigerian hero, who lost his life while saving others following a boat accident on the Abonnema-Bakana waterway in Rivers State, on July 28, 2018. Blankson successfully rescued 13 persons, and tragically drowned w...
What I enjoy most as celebrity — Kunle Afod
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What I enjoy most as celebrity — Kunle Afod

Nollywood actor and director Kunle Afod has shared some among the various privileges he enjoys as a celebrity. The actor, who made his first TV appearance in 1986, said being a celebrity has been a blessing to him as he gets free access to certain things non-celebrities would go the extra mile for. Afod, in a chat with The Nation, noted that being a famous entertainer has allowed him to mix with elites, kings, and dignitaries. “What I can say I enjoy most is sometimes the status opens some doors easily. You mix with the elite, the kings, the celebrated ones, you mix with great people, and so on and that has been a major opportunity for me as a celebrity,” said Afod. “Sometimes you will even want to queue and they come and meet you and say oga you be celebrity, don’t worry a...
‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him
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‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him

A man who is believed to be the oldest man to have ever lived has passed away, reportedly at the age of 127. Natabay Tinsiew, from Eritrea in Africa, died in his remote village of Azefa on Monday, September 27. His family is now calling on the Guinness World Records to officially recognise him as the oldest person to have ever lived. The Guinness World Records have been contacted by Mr Natabay’s grandson Zere Natabay and he has given evidence of official documents of his birth. Records from the church show his birth certificate with the year of his baptism in 1894. However, his family actually believe he was older due to the belief he was baptised 10 years after his birth when the priest came to their remote village. Zer...
BBNaija: Whitemoney not happy to see us – Angel tells Pere
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BBNaija: Whitemoney not happy to see us – Angel tells Pere

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Angel has said that Whitemoney is unhappy to see her and Pere. Angel said this on Monday night after she returned to the house following her fake eviction. “Whitemoney is not happy that we’re back, that his laugh was fake,” Angel told Pere. Recall that Pere and Angel were taken to the white room for some hours and asked to play a game to secure a spot to the finale. However, at the end of the game, Biggie announced that both of them would join the finalists for their performance during the game. This was celebrated by viewers who criticised the organisers for the twist which had Pere battling with Angel to get back into the house. The return of Pere and Angel means six finalists are into the final week of ‘Shine Ya Eye’ sea...
Reality TV star, Gifty Powers, shows off son’s face for the first time as he turns one
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Reality TV star, Gifty Powers, shows off son’s face for the first time as he turns one

BBNaija star, Gifty Powers, has shared photos of her son's face for the first time as he turns one today September 27. The proud mum of two shared the photos of her son, Elijah, on her IG page. She celebrated him and also revealed she suffered four miscarriages before she had him. She wrote ''Dear Elijah, God's favourite friend, birthing you is one of the greatest joys i have ever experienced in my life, and i could never have asked for more. The thought of being called your Mother gives me a googolplex feeling that i will forever cherish. You've brought so much Love, Happiness and Satisfaction into your Father and i eyes and we are so much blessed and proud to have you, Son. It has always been your father's wish to have a Son, and there - you came along. I thank the...
Crystal Palace vs Brighton: Graham Potter’s Men Set to go top of EPL
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Crystal Palace vs Brighton: Graham Potter’s Men Set to go top of EPL

For all the talk of the Manchester clubs, Chelsea and Liverpool being title contenders, Brighton could be leading the way by 10pm Monday night. Graham Potter’s men have the chance to climb to the summit, following the dramatic results over the weekend. Champions Manchester City hauled themselves back into the title race with an impressive 1-0 win at Chelsea in Saturday’s early kick-off. As Pep Guardiola’s men celebrated a crucial rival over one of their major rivals in London, back in Manchester, Aston Villa had defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford. Liverpool had the chance to open up a three-point gap at the top later in the evening, but the Reds could only play out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Brentford. Brighton travels to Crystal Palace in sixth plac...
Happy Daughters’ Day 2021: Best images, wishes, quotes, messages to share with your daughter
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Happy Daughters’ Day 2021: Best images, wishes, quotes, messages to share with your daughter

Daughters' Day 2021: Here are the best wishes, quotes, messages and images for Facebook and WhatsApp status, and to share with your daughters. Happy Daughters' Day: International Daughters' Day is celebrated globally on the fourth Sunday of September every year. This year the day is being marked on September 26. On this day, parents celebrate and appreciate their daughters by making special gestures to cherish their children. The day was conceptualised to fight against the stigma around having a girl child and honouring daughters. However, people also celebrate it by sharing wishes and presents with their girls. Happy Daughters' Day You can make this day extra special for your child by ensuring that you treat them with respect and love, not just today but throughout th...
BBNaija: I don’t like men who Lose Focus because of women – Orezi blasts Saga
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BBNaija: I don’t like men who Lose Focus because of women – Orezi blasts Saga

Nigerian singer, Esegine Allen popularly known as Orezi has condemned Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Saga over his attitude regarding Nini’s disappearance. Saga became sober and broke down in tears on Thursday after he learnt Nini was missing from the house. Saga’s reaction after Nini’s disappearance has left fans of the show with mixed reactions. While some empathise with Saga, others insist his emotional breakdown is unnecessary seeing that he is in a competition for N90m and Nini has made it clear she has a boyfriend outside the house. Orezi took to his Instagram story, saying Saga’s obsession with Nini who has a boyfriend outside the house should not be celebrated. According to him, he dislikes men who lose focus in life because of women especially...
“It is completely false that it was Mary Slessor that first emancipated for the killings of twins in Calabar” – Governor Ayade’s aide says
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“It is completely false that it was Mary Slessor that first emancipated for the killings of twins in Calabar” – Governor Ayade’s aide says

The Special Assistant to Cross River State Governor on Strategic Communication, Andrea Ekeng Inyang has debunked the popular historical 'fact' that Scottish Presbyterian missionary, Mary Slessor stopped the killing of twins in Calabar. "It is completely false that it was Mary Slessor that first emancipated for the killings of Twins in Calabar, Nigeria. This history is celebrated in ignorance and it speaks volume of the effect of colonialism." he wrote on Tuesday.
Derby battle to win despite looming points deduction
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Derby battle to win despite looming points deduction

Max Bird celebrated his 21st birthday with a stunning strike that put crisis club Derby on course for a 2-1 win over Stoke. The midfielder unleashed an unstoppable shot from distance before Curtis Davies doubled the lead with a header. Derby, set to go into administration and incur a 12 point deduction, were by far the better side in the first half but Stoke hit back in the second. Former Derby winger Tom Ince pounced to give the visitors hope and Derby had to withstand fierce pressure to hold on for a morale-boosting victory. Despite the club's dire financial position, there was a defiant mood among the home fans and Derby responded with a positive start. Ravel Morrison created the first chance in the fourth minute when he played in Lee Buchanan but his shot was blocked a...
Messi makes first start as PSG draw Club Brugge
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Messi makes first start as PSG draw Club Brugge

Lionel Messi finally made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday but the French giants had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Club Brugge in Belgium to start their Champions League campaign. Ander Herrera gave PSG an early lead at the Jan Breydel Stadium only for Hans Vanaken to equalise for the home side, who were excellent and thoroughly deserved their point. Messi — who had played just 24 minutes as a substitute prior to this game — is still looking for his first goal for his new club although he hit the bar in the first half and tested Brugge goalkeeper Simon Mignolet after the break before picking up a yellow card for a foul on Mats Rits. However, it was not a convincing performance from the Parisians as coach Mauricio Pochettino lined up his star attacking trio of...
Covid-19 has flipped life upside down for so many – Prince Harry tells wounded soldiers
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Covid-19 has flipped life upside down for so many – Prince Harry tells wounded soldiers

UK Royal, Prince Harry has revealed his dismay at the damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to people's lives after the annual Warrior Games which celebrates injured active duty and veteran US military service members was canceled. The Duke of Sussex, who spent 10 years in the Army, appeared alongside the US First Lady, Jill Biden to co-host a virtual event for the Games. Harry explained that the Warrior Games were the inspiration behind the Invictus Games, which he founded and then first held in London in 2014. Harry was expected to attend the 2021 Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, but it was cancelled due to coronavirus-related concerns and the Duke wasted no time in explaining how Covid-19 has ‘flipped life upside down for so many’ . Speaking in recognition of those who wo...

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