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There’s crisis – Alan Shearer reacts as Chelsea players refuse to celebrate Ziyech’s goal against Brighton
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There’s crisis – Alan Shearer reacts as Chelsea players refuse to celebrate Ziyech’s goal against Brighton

Newcastle United legend and Premier League all-time highest goal scorer, Alan Shearer has noted that there are issues between Chelsea players. Specifically, Shearer pointed out that Chelsea’s lack of celebration for Hakim Ziyech’s first-half goal was a clear indication that there is an ‘issue’ in the dressing room between the players. Chelsea recorded another poor performance in the Premier League on Tuesday, drawing 1-1 with Brighton and further dropping out of the title race. Hakim Ziyech fired Chelsea in front in the first half but Brighton came through Adam Webster in the 60th minute. “It doesn’t look a happy camp to me,” Shearer told Premier League Productions. He added, “Too many players waving their arms around, passing the buck, looking for excuses, nowhere near go...
Doting Kanye West happily plays with his daughter Chicago, hours after saying Kim K and her family refused giving him the address to her birthday party
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Doting Kanye West happily plays with his daughter Chicago, hours after saying Kim K and her family refused giving him the address to her birthday party

Rapper and fashion designer, Kanye West made it to his daughter , Chicago's birthday party on Saturday, January 15, just hours after uploading a video accusing estranged wife, Kim Kardashian and her family of refusing to give him the address of the birthday party. Kanye shared a video in which he expressed his frustration over Chicago West’s fourth birthday celebration. The video shows Kanye behind the driver’s wheel, accusing the Kardashians of intentionally keeping him away from the party. “I wasn’t allowed to know where her party was, there’s nothing legal that’s saying that this is the kind of game that’s being played,” he says. “This is the kind of thing that really has affected my health for the longest and I’m just not playing. I’m taking control of my narrative this year. I’m...
Eniola Badmus Addresses Men Crushing On Her
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Eniola Badmus Addresses Men Crushing On Her

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has disclosed that lately, she has been getting admiration from her male fans following her weight loss. Eniola weeks before her 20th celebration of being an entertainer had informed her numerous followers on IG that men who used to call her baddosky now call her 'BABY GIRL.' Re-assuring her fans that they are still on her case, Eniola gave an update.
Kim Kardashian unfollows Miley Cyrus amid Pete Davidson drama
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Kim Kardashian unfollows Miley Cyrus amid Pete Davidson drama

A three-way drama might be brewing between Miley Cyrus, Peter Davidson and Kim Kardashian. It became quite evident that Kim Kardashian had unfollowed Miley Cyrus on Instagram after the singer's live New Year’s Eve special with the new boyfriend of the mother of four, Pete Davidson. A Miley Cyrus fan account, dubbed @MileyEdition, noted that Kardashian was following the “Wrecking Ball” artist’s IG account on Dec. 10, same day it was reported that Cyrus went to Davidson’s condo after their “Tonight Show” appearance. Some American news platforms reported that during the New Year Eve special, Davidson, 28, joined Cyrus, 29, on stage to perform a version of Will Smith’s “Miami”. Before their special, Cyrus seemingly put the moves on Davidson while promoting the event, sere...
Actor Sean Jimoh shares lovely family photo as he celebrates 5th wedding anniversary with his wife
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Actor Sean Jimoh shares lovely family photo as he celebrates 5th wedding anniversary with his wife

Actor Sean Jimoh and his wife are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary today December 30 which is also his wife's birthday. He shared the lovely photos on his IG page with the caption ''Happy 5th year wedding anniversary to us . God is absolutely faithful and amazing ! It’s a 3 in 1 celebration for my family. wedding anniversary, birthday celebration and house warming . We are indeed grateful . God is kind.''
Nick Cannon announces death of his last child, Zen
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Nick Cannon announces death of his last child, Zen

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

Friends and family members of late Dowen College student, Sylvester Oromoni, who died in controversial circumstances last Tuesday, organized a posthumous birthday celebration for him in Warri, Delta state today December 4. Sylvester who was allegedly tortured to death by his school mates would have turned 12 today, if he were alive. See more photos from the posthumous birthday celebration below...   Photos from the posthumous birthday celebration of Sylvester OrimoniPhotos from the posthumous birthday celebration of Sylvester OrimoniPhotos from the posthumous birthday celebration of Sylvester OrimoniPhotos from the posthumous birthday celebration of Sylvester OrimoniPhotos from the posthumous birthday celebration of Sylvester Orimoni
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...
W/Cup qualifiers: Terry congratulates Maguire, takes swipe at Keane after England win
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W/Cup qualifiers: Terry congratulates Maguire, takes swipe at Keane after England win

Chelsea legend John Terry has congratulated England defender, Harry Maguire after the Manchester United star became the highest-scoring centre-back for the Three Lions. The former Aston Villa coach also took a swipe at Maguire’s biggest critics. Again, Maguire put England in the lead as the Three Lions beat San Marino 10-0 on Monday to book their place in the 2022 World Cup. It was Maguire’s second goal in two matches having also opened the scoring at home against Albania last Friday. His celebration against Albania was met with heavy criticism from Manchester United legend Roy Keane, who branded him ‘an embarrassment’ and ‘a disgrace.’ The criticism followed his recent poor form for Manchester United with Keane questioning the logic behind such a provocative celebration. ...
W/Cup qualifiers: It was childish – Cascarino slams Maguire over celebration in England win
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W/Cup qualifiers: It was childish – Cascarino slams Maguire over celebration in England win

Former England defender, Tony Cascarino has branded Harry Maguire’s England celebration as ‘childish’. Maguire appeared to send a message to his critics after scoring the opening goal of England’s World Cup qualifying win over Albania on Friday night. The Manchester United defender slid on his knees with his fingers to his ears after heading in the England opener. The 28-year-old has been singled out for criticism following Manchester United’s back-to-back home defeats to Liverpool and Manchester City. Cascarino told talkSPORT, “If you play badly, and you have a bad time, you’re going to get stick – plain and simple. “It is what it is. People are going to criticise you if you make mistakes. “If you play for Manchester United and you don’t play to a certain standard, it’...
Monster’s Ball actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, Dies aged 30 from Heart Failure
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Monster’s Ball actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, Dies aged 30 from Heart Failure

Actor, Coronji Calhoun Sr, who played Harry Berry's son in the movie Monster’s Ball has died aged 30. Coronji, who played the character Tyrell Musgrove in the 2001 film, died of heart failure and lung problems on October 13, his mother confirmed. Halle Berry and Monster’s Ball producer Lee Daniels have contributed to a GoFundMe page for his funeral costs, both with donations of $3,394 each. His mother, Theresa Bailey, wrote on the page on Wednesday, Nov. 10: "Coronji Calhoun Sr. recently joined the ancestors in watching over me and our family on October 13, 2021. "At the age of ten, he portrayed Tyrell, son of Lawrence (Sean “P. Diddy” Combs) and Leticia Musgrove (Halle Berry) in the 2001 Academy Award winning film, Monster's Ball. "Unfortunately, we did not have any...
Crystal Palace’s Zaha: Why I did not celebrate like ‘a mad man’ against Wolves
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Crystal Palace’s Zaha: Why I did not celebrate like ‘a mad man’ against Wolves

The Ivorian winger reveals why he put hold to his celebrations after putting the Eagles ahead in the clash at Selhurst Park Stadium Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has revealed why he was forced to stall his celebrations after notching the opener in their 2-0 Premier League win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast player put the Eagles ahead in the 61st minute before Conor Gallagher’s 78th-minute strike earned them maximum points at Selhurst Park Stadium. Zaha’s goal was scored after a sensational through-ball from James McArthur and after putting the ball past Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa, he stopped his celebrations as VAR assessed an offside call.  
My celebration was pure relief – Rashford hits back at Owen
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My celebration was pure relief – Rashford hits back at Owen

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has hit back at the club’s former midfielder Owen Hargreaves, over claims he was fuming at manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the Red Devils’ Premier League 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Hargreaves had claimed that Rashford was ‘fuming’ at Solskjaer for dropping him from Man United’s starting XI against Tottenham following their 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on October 24. Recall that Solskjaer had started Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani up front against Tottenham and benched Rashford, who came off the bench to score Man United’s third goal against Spurs. “I think you could see that in his celebration, he was fuming,” Hargreaves said. “But when two legends of the game are playing ahead of you, it’s hard to complain i...
Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers
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Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on this year’s commemoration of Eid-ul-Mawlid, calling on all Nigerians to renew their faith in God and intensify prayers for the country to surmount its challenges. In his goodwill message, Gov. Ugwuanyi urged Muslims and indeed all Nigerians to remain committed to the core values of the nation’s founding fathers so that the concerted efforts at sustaining the peace, unity and progress of the country will be fully actualized. The governor pointed out that the significance of Eid-ul-Mawlid anchored on love, sacrifice, obedience, tolerance and charity, as exemplified by the deeds and teachings of Holy Prophet Muhammad, is germane to the peaceful co-existence, unity and prosperity of Nigeria. Gov. Ugwu...
Woman injured, brother and friend killed by WW1 bomb during wedding party
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Woman injured, brother and friend killed by WW1 bomb during wedding party

A WW1 bomb which exploded during a honeymoon celebration in Ukraine has injured a woman, killing her brother and friend. The explosion occurred after 31-year-old Lidiia Makarchu travelled to the Carpathian Mountains for a belated honeymoon after marrying Norbert Varga, 43, near their home in Bracknell, Berkshire. The party of 11 family and friends including two children, had gathered around a bonfire in a forest clearing telling stories and drinking tea when the bomb detonated. Mr Varga, a radio operator and keen photographer who has lived in Britain since 2018, had briefly left the bonfire to retrieve his camera before the explosion which was triggered by the fire occurred. He told Daily Mail; “While I was packing my equ...
It’s been one year we made it official” Seun Kuti celebrates his wife Chef Yeide as he reveals it’s her birthday and their wedding anniversary
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It’s been one year we made it official” Seun Kuti celebrates his wife Chef Yeide as he reveals it’s her birthday and their wedding anniversary

Seun Kuti is celebrating his wife, Yetunde George Ademiluyi, aka Chef Yeide, on her birthday and their wedding anniversary. In an Instagram post celebrating Yeide's birthday, Seun mentioned that it's double celebration because they are also celebrating their love on the same day. "It's been one year we made it official," he wrote. The couple have been friends for 16 years and had a daughter in 2013. They have now been officially married for one year. Read Seun's post celebrating his wife below.
Drogba returns, scores hat-trick against Arsene Wenger’s team
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Drogba returns, scores hat-trick against Arsene Wenger’s team

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, on Wednesday night, returned to action to score a hat-trick against Arsene Wenger’s UNICEF XI team in a charity match. Wenger returned to management to lead a UNICEF XI out against Marseille legends. Wenger’s side moved into a 2-1 lead at the Stade Velodrome in his first. However, Drogba stole the show with his trio of goals for Marseille legends. The Ivory Coast legend found the net twice and then even dusted off his infamous celebration for his third goal. Marseille legends triumphed 7-4 against UNICEF XI Formula One hotshot Pierre Gasly was also on target in the enthralling game. Meanwhile, Robert Pires, Jens Lehmann, Mathieu Flamini and Samir Nasri, all Arsenal legends under Wenger, made appearances last night.
BBNaija: WhiteMoney, Angel meet billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana
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BBNaija: WhiteMoney, Angel meet billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana

Winner of the 2021 Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, reality TV show, WhiteMoney, and ex-housemate, Angel have finally met the Nigerian billionaire businessman, Obi Iyiegbu Cubana. Recall that Whitemoney had during the show, pointed out that Cubana who recently became the talk of the town after his mother’s burial, is his role model. Similarly, Angel had also wished to meet the businessman after the BBNaija show which ended last week Sunday. Obi Cubana hosted the duo to his ‘Man of the Year’ award celebration which went down at the Hustle & Bustle nightclub on Sunday. Whitemoney was sighted in a video on Obi Cubana’s Instagram handle expressing joy for meeting his role model. Video:
Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony
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Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony

Four people have been confirmed dead after a wall collapsed on guests during payment of bride price ceremony (lobola) in GaChuene Thokgwaneng, South Africa on Saturday October 4. It was gathered that people attending the ceremony were seated in a tent which was positioned next to an unroofed building, when strong wind blew. The wall collapsed, killing three instantly and injuring several others. One of the injured later died in hospital. Family spokesperson and brother to the bride, Phinias Yika said; “As the Yika family, we are still in shock about what happened on Saturday. It was supposed to be a celebration day as they were paying a bride price for my sister ... it was a lobola negotiation ceremony." Phinias said the incident happened quickly, noting that the wind started p...
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...
EPL: Why I celebrated like Ronaldo after scoring against Man Utd – Townsend
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EPL: Why I celebrated like Ronaldo after scoring against Man Utd – Townsend

Everton winger, Andros Townsend, has explained why he copied the iconic Cristiano Ronaldo celebration, after scoring against Manchester United on Saturday. The Red Devils went in front thanks to a goal from Anthony Martial, with Ronaldo starting from the bench. However, Townsend finished off a beautiful counterattack in the second half, to make it 1-1. Ronaldo failed to make an impact when he came on, as United remain winless in three league games. But Townsend has now spoken of the 36-year-old’s influence in his career. He said: “It’s just a mark of respect to a guy who influenced my career. “I spent many hours on the training pitch and in the video room trying to analyze his free-kicks and his stepovers and the way he dedicated himself to football. “So it wasn’t an im...
Everton hit back at Man Utd to keep scrutiny on Ole
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Everton hit back at Man Utd to keep scrutiny on Ole

Andros Townsend cheekily channelled Cristiano Ronaldo as Everton hit back at an expectant Old Trafford to earn a 1-1 draw with Manchester United and maintain the scrutiny on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Solskjaer's gamble to start Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench appeared to have paid off when Anthony Martial netted his first Premier League goal in eight months just before the break. The midweek matchwinner against Villarreal did make his 200th Premier League appearance in the second half but Everton were instead level eight minutes later (58) as Andros Townsend finished a blistering breakaway from a United corner - and then mimicked Ronaldo's trademark celebration. This time there were no shirt-peeling late heroics from the milestone man but drama instead at the other end as Yerry Min...
Shina Peller Celebrates 16th Wedding Anniversary with Wife, Ayobola
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Shina Peller Celebrates 16th Wedding Anniversary with Wife, Ayobola

Nightlife king turned federal lawmaker, Shina Peller is celebrating his 16th wedding anniversary with his wife Ayobola. The lawmaker who shared loved up photos with his wife on Instagram, expressed gratitude that they found each other. Peller also prayed for more years of celebration in good health, in love and with multiple blessings and success. He wrote; Happy 16th Wedding Anniversary my love! Super grateful to God that we found each other. I am thankful for His many blessings since He joined us together. May God Almighty continue to protect us and make our Union grow stronger. And may we celebrate many more happy years together in good health, in love and with multiple blessings and success. Love you baby!!!
CBN Postpones eNaira launch
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CBN Postpones eNaira launch

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the postponement of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), known as eNaira originally planned to be launched on October 1, Nigeria's independence day. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, September 30, CBN spokesman, Osita Nwanisobi, explained that the CBN decided to postpone the launch, due to Nigeria's independence celebration. The statement was titled, “CBN defers eNaira launch to mark Independence Anniversary” It read in part, “Ahead of the anticipated launch of Nigeria’s Central Bank Digital Currency, known as eNaira, the Spokesman of the Central bank of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Nwanisobi, says the planned unveiling on October 1, 2021 has now been deferred due to other key activities lined up to commemorate the country’s...
BBNaija’s Tochi Slams Troll Mocking him for not being Verified on Instagram, not having a car, fans and having a ‘dry birthday celebration’
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BBNaija’s Tochi Slams Troll Mocking him for not being Verified on Instagram, not having a car, fans and having a ‘dry birthday celebration’

Big Brother Naija star, Tochi has slammed a troll who mocked him for not being verified on Instagram, not having a car, fans and for having a 'dry birthday celebration'. The troll had also claimed that the reality show never favoured him. However reacting to this, Tochi stated that only people who are hurt will write such things. According to him "hurt people hurt people". Tochi wrote;   People are nuts !! You hav to be really hurting to wanna write all this!!  Hurt people hurt people!! You have to know yourself!!
Champions League: I’m sorry for celebrating Messi’s goal against Man City – Pochettino
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Champions League: I’m sorry for celebrating Messi’s goal against Man City – Pochettino

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has apologised for celebrating Lionel Messi’s goal against Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday. Pochettino also explained why he was excited after Messi made it 2-0 at the Parc des Princes. He said: “For many years I watched Messi scoring goals, always with the opposite team. “The first (goal) for our side, for my side, well I had to celebrate it, I am sorry!” PSG moved to the top of the group with the win. Idrissa Gueye opened the scoring early in the first half, before Messi produced a moment of magic in the second half. The 34-year-old played a neat one-two with Kylian Mbappe on the edge of the box before curling a first time shot past Ederson. Messi’s goal sparked wild scenes of celebration on the ho...
Werner explains shootout absence in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup win over Villa
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Werner explains shootout absence in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup win over Villa

The German star still scored in regular time and said the support of the Blues fans was "special" Timo Werner has explained why he didn't take a penalty for Chelsea in Wednesday's shootout win over Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup. The German forward scored Chelsea's only goal in the 54th minute, prompting the home fans to sing his name in celebration. Often criticised for his struggles in front of goal, Werner acknowledged how special it was to hear the fans honour him following his second-half strike and said his absence from the shootout triumph was pain-related.  
Old Enough to Know Better, but still Young Enough to get Away with it – Cynthia Morgan says as she Celebrates Birthday with Beautiful new Photos
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Old Enough to Know Better, but still Young Enough to get Away with it – Cynthia Morgan says as she Celebrates Birthday with Beautiful new Photos

Dancehall-singer, Cynthia Morgan turned a year older today and she has shared new photos in celebration of her new age. Cynthia captioned one of the photos, "old enough to know better, but still young enough to get away with it" She wrote in another "To a self willed, strong. and beautiful soul. I am a year older today. Fire can’t cool!"
I am getting better, says Hospitalised Pele
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I am getting better, says Hospitalised Pele

Brazilian football legend Pele said Sunday he is “punching the air” to celebrate “every better day” after the 80-year-old suffered his latest health scare. “As you can see, I’m punching the air in celebration of every better day,” Pele wrote on Instagram beside a photograph of him sitting in a hospital chair, watched over by two medical staff. The three-time World Cup winner was Friday briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, where he underwent surgery earlier this month, after suffering breathing difficulties. “A good mood is the best medicine and I have plenty of that. It couldn’t be different,” he added Sunday. “I have received so much affection that my heart is full of gratitude. Thanks to all the amazing staff...
Watch how EFCC Chairman staggered off stage while speaking at an event in Aso Rock
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Watch how EFCC Chairman staggered off stage while speaking at an event in Aso Rock

A footage which showed how Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa staggered off stage while speaking at an event in Aso Rock, Abuja, today September 16 has been shared online. The anti-graft agency's chairman was giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration, when he suddenly stopped speaking. Bawa was allegedly talking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards, when he stopped talking and covered his face with his right palm, saying “Please, excuse me, I can’t continue.” Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami and other senior officials at the event helped him get to his seat, but he slumped when he got to his seat and was rushed out of t...
Met Gala 2021 red carpet Photos
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Met Gala 2021 red carpet Photos

The Met Gala 2021 took place on Monday evening, September 13th, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. This year's event was in celebration of the Costume Institute’s newest exhibition, "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion," which opens to the public in the Anna Wintour Costume Center on September 18th. Celebrities stepped out, doing their best to make a statement, including Kim Kardashian who covered her face with a black Balenciaga balaclava and Billie Eilish who looked different in a princess dress. See photos from the night below.   ...
Japan withdraws as 2021 Club World Cup host
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Japan withdraws as 2021 Club World Cup host

The Japanese Football Association (JFA) said on Thursday it had pulled out of holding this year’s Club World Cup due to coronavirus restrictions. The annual football tournament, at which the champions from the six global confederations compete along with the host nation’s top team, was due to be held there in December. “We had to make a decision at this time,” JFA Secretary General and CEO Kiyotaka Suhara told a press conference. The Club World Cup was last held in Japan in 2016, and the JFA had planned to host the 2021 edition as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The tournament usually takes place in December, but the 2020 edition in Qatar was postponed to February 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with Bayern Munich the winners. Japan has battled a record ...
Final year Kaduna Polytechnic student dies after signing out celebration
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Final year Kaduna Polytechnic student dies after signing out celebration

A final year Hospitality Management student of the Kaduna Polytechnic, Faith Favour, has died after her signing-out celebration. Faith had shared a photo of herself and coursemates from their signing out celebration two weeks ago. One of her coursemates, Mhister Isaac disclosed the sad news on Facebook on Monday, August 30 but didn't give details. "Faith i can't believe you are gone. With all the stress and difficulties we went through, u can't even wait to finish your project or see your last result. Dead why....? Hmm. Faith #HOMSA love you but God love's you most. May your gentle soul Rest In Perfect Peace" he wrote.
Taliban celebrates victory as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years
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Taliban celebrates victory as last US troops leave Afghanistan after 20 years

Taliban fighters fired their guns into the air in celebration in Kabul as the last US troops left Afghanistan nearly twenty years after it arrived the country following the September 11, 2001 attacks on America.   Marine General Frank McKenzie, the head of the US Central Command, made the withdrawal announcement at a Pentagon news briefing on Monday, August 30, after the last troops sent to evacuate Americans and Afghans at risk following the Taliban’s return to power flew out of the capital Kabul.   "I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan and the end of the military mission to evacuate American citizens," McKenzie said.   McKenzie said the last flight, a large C-17 military transport, took off from Hamid Karzai International...
Churches are denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states while many public schools have removed CRK from their curriculum – CAN
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Churches are denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states while many public schools have removed CRK from their curriculum – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has raised an alarm on the alleged persecution Christians in the country are being subjected to. CAN’s Assistant General Secretary and Chairman of CAN’s anniversary celebration committee, Elder Biodun Sanyaolu who spoke at the association's 45th anniversary in Abuja, alleged that there are attempts to hijack its leadership and destabilise the association. Stressing that the country is under the siege of “external forces” including Boko Haram and the Islamic State West African Province terrorists, Sanyaolu added that while Christians are allegedly being persecuted by being denied promotion and appointments, churches are allegedly being denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states and many public schools have removed Christian ...
Comedian AY Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree From UK University
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Comedian AY Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree From UK University

Nigerian Comedian, Richard Ayodeji Makun ak AY is now a doctor. This comes after he was honoured with a doctorate degree from St Thomas a Becket University in England, United Kingdom. Recall that the comic act and businessman clocked fifty years of age yesterday, August 26. AY was confered with the honorary doctorate of humanities on Thursday at his 50th birthday celebration attended by veteran actors, comedians and singers. Also at AY’s birthday celebration held yesterday in Lagos are Big Brother Naija reality stars. Notable faces at the ceremony are the likes of veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), Kanayo O. Kanayo, Yul Edochie, Juliet Ibrahim. Also from the music industry are the likes of E-money, Mr P, KCee, 9ice, Dare Art Alade, comedian Gbenga Adeyinka. The t...
Final year Nasarawa varsity student dies in motor accident 6 days after signing-out celebration
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Final year Nasarawa varsity student dies in motor accident 6 days after signing-out celebration

  A final year Accounting student of the Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK), Ezekiel Kuje (Abiola) has died six days after his signing-out celebration. Kuje, 27, reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained from motor accident which occurred on Saturday, August 7.   The deceased was a native of Alushi, a multi-ethnic community in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the state. He was born on June 12, and named in honor of late MKO Abiola. On August 2, the deceased had taken to Facebook to share photos of himself and coursemates during their signing-out celebration. "I return all the praise, honour, adoration & glory to God Almighty who have set my part throughout my academics. I appreciate my family, friends & all those who stood b...
Reality star, Ifuennada celebrates birthday with stylish photos
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Reality star, Ifuennada celebrates birthday with stylish photos

Big Brother Naija star, Ifu Ennada whose real name is Iheme Faith Uloma,& turned a year older today, July 23. In celebration of her birthday, she shared these sexy photos of herself dressed as a Warrior Princess. In her caption, she wrote: Happy Birthday To Me! The Invincible Warrior Princess! See full photos below. 
Sex therapist, Angela Nwosu, receives a brand new SUV from her husband as push present
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Sex therapist, Angela Nwosu, receives a brand new SUV from her husband as push present

Sex therapist, Anglea Nwosu, has received a brand new SUV from her husband as her push present. She welcomed their first child a baby girl, a few days ago. Posting photos and video of herself receiving the vehicle, Angela wrote ''Please, Facebook, I don’t own any right to this song. My amazing husband, Nnaemeka Soundmind gave me a push gift. A brand new 2021 car. Tear rubber, mehn. Zero mileage. Na me go drive the first mile. Omo, my head be bursting with reckless abandon My multi millionaire baby will be cruising in a brand new car made the same year she was born, chim o. Skruuuuu. This husband of mine be melting my heart on a daily basis. This kain love eeh Congratulations to me. Been a back to back celebration since I met my husband angienation. Udo!'' ...
Stop portraying Igbo men as ritualists — Actress Praiz Sam tells Nollywood filmmakers
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Stop portraying Igbo men as ritualists — Actress Praiz Sam tells Nollywood filmmakers

Actress Praiz Sam has asked Nollywood filmmakers to stop portraying Igbo men as ritualists. She asked filmmakers who fall under this category to "glorify the hardworking part of Igbo men" as it is beginning to look like a norm to portray Igbo men as ritualists. Praiz described Igbo men as the most hardworking men in Nigeria while recounting how comment sections of social media posts were filled with negative comments during businessman, Obi Cubana's mother's burial in Oba, Anambra state last week. The actress wrote; A  Letter to MY NOLLYWOOD!! Dear Nollywood, How are you? Hope you’re doing great? A quick one!! Please ,can we glorify the hardworking part of IGBO MEN, in our movies?? Instead of “RITUALS” alllllllll the time!! I mea...
“I’m a huge fan” Tonto Dikeh reaches out to James Brown who is at loggerheads with her former best friend Bobrisky
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“I’m a huge fan” Tonto Dikeh reaches out to James Brown who is at loggerheads with her former best friend Bobrisky

Tonto Dikeh has reached out to crossdresser, James Brown, who is at loggerheads with her former best friend Bobrisky. Recall that Tonto and crossdresser Bobrisky used to be tight and loyal to each other until they fell out this year. Afterwards, Bobrisky claimed the fall-out was because he sprayed money on Tonto's former friend-turned-enemy, Blessing Osom, aka Lady Golfer. Since then, Bobriksy has been hanging with Lady Golfer and was even filmed spraying money on her at her birthday celebration 3 days ago, July 17. Now, Tonto Dikeh has reached out to Bobrisky's former protégé-turned-enemy, James Brown. James Brown posted on Instagram that he is recovering from an ailment and Tonto reached out to him, telling him she's a huge fan while asking for his number. See below...
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Eid-el-Kabir: Atiku calls for end to killing of innocent Nigerians, hateful messages

A one-time presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has called for an end to the killing of innocent people and hateful messages in Nigeria. Atiku, in a statement to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, said Nigeria needs to heal. In the statement he signed, the former Vice President said Nigerians should use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to learn lessons of sacrifice, love and tolerance preached during the celebration. Atiku said Nigerians need to heal from all forms of mistrust and embrace mutual respect and tolerance. According to Atiku: “Eid-el-Kabir teaches and reminds us of the meaning of sacrifice, love and forbearance with God and in our relationships with one another. “The significance of the celebration is rooted in peaceful co-exis...
BBNaija Ka3na Jones Shares Stunning Photos as She Celebrates her 27th Birthday
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BBNaija Ka3na Jones Shares Stunning Photos as She Celebrates her 27th Birthday

Brother Naija star and entrepreneur Ka3na Jones, is celebrating her 27th birthday today, Saturday July 17th. The reality star in the spirit of celebration, recounts how she celebrates her 26th birth alone during the Big Brother Naija lockdown. Sharing photo of herself in red ball grown, the self acclaimed boss lady promises to always to be her real self.She wrote, “I was selected into the BBN house with just 501 x followers on Instagram and 5x followers on Twitter at that time. “Today, I’m celebrating my 27th birthday with over Eight hundred thousand of you who have followed me throughout this wonderful journey. You have seen my lowest moments and encouraged me to keep pushing, you’ve witnessed my wins and celebrated with me.“This time last year I was in lockdown for the BBN R...
Reality star, Ka3na’s husband ‘gifts her a house in Spain’ ahead of her 27th birthday
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Reality star, Ka3na’s husband ‘gifts her a house in Spain’ ahead of her 27th birthday

Ahead of her 27th birthday tomorrow, Ka3na has received an early gift from her white husband, Mr. Jones. The Big Brother Naija star took to Instagram to show off the house her husband bought for her, in celebration of her birthday. She also shared a recorded video of her husband wishing her a happy birthday. In her caption, she wrote: "CAN'T WAIT TILL TOMORROW. From Mr. Jones to Mrs. Jones. I no dey use jazz oh my mama use better soap take baf me wahlai. My old wine buys the best gifts." See the post below. 
Eid-el-Kabir: FG Declares Tuesday And Wednesday Public Holidays
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Eid-el-Kabir: FG Declares Tuesday And Wednesday Public Holidays

Tomark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration, The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 20, and Wednesday, July 21, 2021, as public holidays. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday, July 15. In a statement signed by the ministry’s permanent secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the celebration. “I call on Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness, and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity, and the stability of the country, considering the challenges of insecurity we face at the moment. These mainly are ba...
Copa America: Messi Mocks Colombian Player as Argentina Qualify for final
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Copa America: Messi Mocks Colombian Player as Argentina Qualify for final

  Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, mocked Yerry Mina, asking him to “dance now,” as they beat Colombia on penalties in the Copa America semi-final on Tuesday. Mina missed his side’s third penalty during the shoot-out. The game ended 1-1 after 120 minutes. Mina’s usual celebration style is to dance after scoring goals and he pulled out his trademark celebration in the quarterfinal after netting in the shootout win over Uruguay. However, after his kick was saved by Emiliano Martinez on Tuesday, TV footage cut to Messi shouting “dance now” at his former Barcelona team-mate from the halfway line. The footage also picked up Martinez’s efforts to put off Mina in the build-up to the penalty. “Look, the ball’s not on the spot,” he told the referee as the centre-back s...
You have the potion of eternal youth!’ – Ageless designer Vera Wang stuns followers with her youthful look as she Celebrates her 72nd Birthday 
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You have the potion of eternal youth!’ – Ageless designer Vera Wang stuns followers with her youthful look as she Celebrates her 72nd Birthday 

Popular fashion designer, Vera Wang has stunned her fans on Instagram after sharing photos of herself looking ageless at her lavish 72nd birthday bash in New York City. The American fashion designer, who turned 72 on June 27, celebrated her birthday a few days later with a prosecco-themed party hosted at The Jimmy in Soho on Tuesday night, Page Six reported.   For the big occasion, she rocked a slinky neon yellow dress and a dainty crystal-encrusted headband.  She partied the night away with sixty guests who were treated to a performance from legendary Cher impersonator Steven Andrade from 'Screaming Queens.' Photos from the celebration shared on her Instagram page,  left fans commenting on Wang's youthful good looks. 'How in the world [are] you 72!!! Gi...

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