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Meghan Markle writes open letter to Congress advocating for paid family leave
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Meghan Markle writes open letter to Congress advocating for paid family leave

Meghan Markle has written an open letter to Congress, advocating for paid family leave in the U.S. The letter was published on the website Paid Leave For All. In the letter, the duchess of Sussex looks back at her own upbringing, how hard her family worked to provide for her growing up and how the pandemic has pushed millions of women out of the workforce. She wrote: "I'm not an elected official, and I'm not a politician. I am, like many, an engaged citizen and a parent. And because you and your congressional colleagues have a role in shaping family outcomes for generations to come, that's why I'm writing to you at this deeply important time—as a mom—to advocate for paid leave. "Over the past 20 months, the pandemic has exposed long-existing fault lines in our communities. At...
Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer
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Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer

Norwich City goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 20-year-old is on loan with Scottish Premiership side Livingston but he will now spend some time away from football. Norwich said: "After the initial diagnosis, Barden has since undergone follow up tests and will continue with a closely monitored treatment programme over the coming period." Barden said: "It has been a very difficult and challenging period, but the support of my family, friends and colleagues has helped get me through the last few weeks. "I can't thank the medical departments at both Norwich and Livingston enough, as well as everyone at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The 20-year old will take a break from football following the diagnosis "The speed at which everything has move...
Nigeria’s unity is negotiable – Nigeria’s envoy to Chad and the Lake Chad basin, Babagana Kingibe
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Nigeria’s unity is negotiable – Nigeria’s envoy to Chad and the Lake Chad basin, Babagana Kingibe

Nigeria’s envoy to Chad and the Lake Chad basin, Babagana Kingibe has said that the country's unity is negotiable. In his speech at The Sun Newspaper awards for 2020 in Lagos on Saturday October 17, the former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) stated in spite of what his colleagues say, every union is negotiable. According to him, when a party is trying to opt out of a union, he/she must consider the pros and cons of his/her choice before making a final decision. Kinigbe said; “I was born in Nigeria. I was groomed in Nigeria. I believe in Nigeria. People of my generation believe in Nigeria. We have no doubt about the fact that we have no option, but Nigeria. “However, I think that a few of my colleagues believe that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable. O...
Colombian nun freed four years after being kidnapped by jihadists in Mali
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Colombian nun freed four years after being kidnapped by jihadists in Mali

A Franciscan nun from Colombia who was abducted in 2017 by fighters in Mali has been freed. Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez was released on Saturday October 9, after more than four years in captivity. She was taken hostage on February 7, 2017, by the Macina Liberation Front, an al-Qaeda-linked group in southern Mali near the border with Burkina Faso where she had been working as a missionary. Following her release, Narvaez met with Mali’s interim President Assimi Goita. “I first thank God, who is the light and the peace, I thank the Malian authorities, the president for all the efforts made so that I am free,” she said in a brief statement made on state television. “I am very happy, I stayed healthy for five years, thank God,” she added. “The presidency of Mali salutes th...
Chiwetalu Agu released one day after he was arrested for wearing an outfit made with Biafran flag
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Chiwetalu Agu released one day after he was arrested for wearing an outfit made with Biafran flag

Chiwetalu Agu has been released one day after his arrest. The Nigerian actor was arrested Thursday, October 7, by the Nigerian Army at Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra state for putting on Biafra regalia. He was then taken to 82 Division Enugu, where video emerged of him being questioned while sitting on the floor. Following his arrest, a number of Nigerians, including his Nollywood colleagues, called for his release. He has now been released, according to his colleagues.
Brazilian footballer William Ribeiro now charged with attempted murder after kicking referee in the head
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Brazilian footballer William Ribeiro now charged with attempted murder after kicking referee in the head

A Brazilian footballer, William Ribeiro is now facing a charge of attempted murder after kicking a referee in the head and knocking him unconscious. Ribeiro was arrested after attacking referee Rodrigo Crivellaro in the head during a match on Monday, October 4 in Venancio Aires, in Brazil´s southern Rio Grande do Sul state during a match between Sport Club Sao Paulo and Guarani-RS. Ribeiro, who was playing for Sport Club Sao Paulo, attacked Crivellaro at the beginning of the second half. Referee Crivellaro left the stadium unconscious in an ambulance and was taken to a hospital. After some examinations and observation, he was discharged on Tuesday October 5. "I don't really remember (what happened). My refereeing colleagues told me that I gave him...
Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid
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Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid

41-year-old Police sergeant, Ricki Vaughan has been sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting a young barmaid. Vaughan was said to have gone on two dates with the landlady named only as Ms E, after he drove to her pub in a police car to discuss a charity barbecue. They had sex on two occasions after Ms E contacted PS Vaughan through one of his police colleagues A misconduct panel heard that Ms E, then the manager at the Wellington pub in Welwyn Village, Herts, suspected she was pregnant after sleeping with PS Vaughan and subsequently turned up at his house drunk one evening, forcing him to call the police to get her to leave. Vaughan also exchanged messages with a barmaid named as Ms C, centered on organizing some work experience at the force's control r...
Remains of Uniuyo graduate who died in police detention buried amid tears
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Remains of Uniuyo graduate who died in police detention buried amid tears

The remains of Kubiat Isaac Akpan, a University of Uyo graduate who died in police custody has been laid to rest at his hometown, Mbiopkoro Nsit in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state. It could be recalled that the deceased was arrested by Police operatives at Eni supermarket along Edet Akpan Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on alleged involvement in cultism but later died suspiciously within 24-hours of being held at the Police detention facility. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Odiko Macdon, in a statement said the deceased complained of ill health while in custody and was taken to the police clinic but unfortunately died in hospital. The PPRO insisted that his colleagues were not complicit in the death of late Kubiat even as the commissioner, CP ...
Bono saves penalty to hand Sevilla a point away to Real Sociedad
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Bono saves penalty to hand Sevilla a point away to Real Sociedad

The Atlas Lion had to be at his best to ensure he stopped Mikel Oyarzabal from finding the back of the net Morocco international Yassine 'Bono' Bounou stopped a penalty to help Sevilla claim a point in a 0-0 draw, away to Real Sociedad in their La Liga match at Reale Arena, in Donostia-San Sebastian on Sunday. The penalty was taken in the 25th minute when Diego Carlos handled the ball in the danger zone. Initially, referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz had waved play-on but after a few seconds, his colleagues advised him to check the VAR. After the review, he changed his mind and pointed to the penalty spot. Mikel Oyarzabal stepped up for the occasion, but the Atlas Lion was well prepared and pulled off a save to deny the former.
Rush to the national assembly for amendment of the VAT law is dead on arrival – Governor Akeredolu
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Rush to the national assembly for amendment of the VAT law is dead on arrival – Governor Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has raised an alarm of a rush to the national assembly for an amendment of the Value Added Tax law. Speaking in an interview on Channels Television after he presided over a meeting with his Southern colleagues who agreed that states should collect VAT, Akeredolu said he believes those resisting the collection of VAT by states in place of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) would fail. He said; “Our (the states’) position is that having looked at the law, it is there clearly for us to see that taxation, or what we call consumption taxes, falls within the purview of a state, and only a state can charge consumption taxes. “And I believe that those who are against it know of it. If they don’t know, people will not be rushing to the National Assembly ...
Update: Italian man who killed his Nigerian wife arrested after 30 hours on the run
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Update: Italian man who killed his Nigerian wife arrested after 30 hours on the run

The 61-year-old Italian man, Pierangelo Pellizzari, who murdered his Nigerian wife, Amenze Rita, has been arrested by the Carabinieri. 31-year-old Amenze was killed in front of her colleagues in the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, a company where she worked on Friday morning, September 10, in Noventa Vicentina. The suspect was arrested on Saturday afternoon, September 11, after over 30 hours on the run. The unemployed man was tracked down in a house near his home in Villaga, hidden in a chicken coop, still with the gun in his pocket. The carabinieri managed to surround and capture him. He didn't resist arrest. “We are taking him to the barracks”, confirms Nicola Bianchi, provincial commander of Vicenza. According to a statement from the public prosecutor's office, Amenz...
US-based Nigerians Fret As Raging Floods Submerge States, Kill Over 50
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US-based Nigerians Fret As Raging Floods Submerge States, Kill Over 50

Following the deadly hurricane Ida that swept through major cities in the United States, torrential flooding has devastated lives and property in the affected states. Reports noted that Ida, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the US Gulf Coast, disconnecting more than 600,00 people from running water, knocked out power to over 1.3 million homes in the northeast state of Louisiana, one of the worst-hit states. Some Nigerians caught in the web of the incident are trying to get over it days after. The remnants of Hurricane Ida moved away from the Southeastern states, and with deadly precision barrelled battered some other states such as New Jersey and New York with tornadoes, record rain and flooding, and power outages that left the areas deluged and under states of eme...
Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40
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Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40

  Popular Bollywood TV and film actor, Siddharth Shukla has died in Mumbai at the age of 40. Shukla starred in a number of hit TV shows and also acted in Bollywood films. He made his TV debut with Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008 and went on to act in many more shows. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The film was successful and brought even more fame to the actor. His popularity increased after he won the 13th edition of the Indian version of Big Brother - TV show Bigg Boss in 2019. He also won another reality TV show Khataron ke Khiladi - based on American series Fear Factor - and subsequently went on to host his own shows like Savdhaan India and India's Got Talent. The...
400 level UNILORIN student commits suicide after two failed attempts
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400 level UNILORIN student commits suicide after two failed attempts

A 26-year-old student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has reportedly committed suicide. Elijah Jude Anuoluwapo is said to have consumed illicit drug substances. According to reports, the 400 Level student of English Language died on Thursday morning, August 26, at the hospital where he was rushed to by his colleagues for medical attention. This is said to be his third attempt at committing suicide. Unfortunately, he succeeded this time. Friends said his reason for attempting suicide multiple times was over alleged rejection by members of his immediate family after the death of his mother. "His father had abandoned his mother since she was carrying Jude’s pregnancy which later led to his mother’s death out of depression," a friend of the deceased told Tribune. ...
Strike: I see danger ahead, Doctors are Competing with God – Ngige
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Strike: I see danger ahead, Doctors are Competing with God – Ngige

Minister of labour and productivity, Chris Ngige has accused doctors who are currently on strike of competing with God. Recall that resident doctors commenced a nationwide strike on August 2, over irregular payment of salaries, hazard allowances among other issues. Speaking at the 2nd Summit of Medical Elders Forum (MEF) in Abuja, the Minister said the medical profession is in danger now more than at any other time in its history. Ngige who asked these doctors to carry themselves with humility, also wondered why doctors tend to go on strike more often when someone from the medical profession holds a political position. He said;   “At no time in the history of NMA (Nigerian Medical Association) and the medical association, was I seeing our association and our profes...
Mum shot dead by her toddler as colleagues watched on Zoom call
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Mum shot dead by her toddler as colleagues watched on Zoom call

A mum was on a Zoom call when she was shot dead by her child who had picked up a loaded gun. Shamaya Lynn, 21, from Florida, was taking part in the conference call on Wednesday, August 11, when the other participants heard a huge bang and the mum fell backwards. Those on the Zoom call then saw a toddler in the background who had picked a gun that had been left "unsecured" in the home, said Altamonte Springs Police. When Lynn failed to get back onto the call, one of her colleagues taking part in the call called emergency services and the mum’s body was found with a shot to the head. "Investigators determined that the injury was caused by a toddler who found a loaded handgun, which was left unsecured by an adult in the apartment," a...
13 human trafficking victims rescued, 2 arrested by police in Katsina
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13 human trafficking victims rescued, 2 arrested by police in Katsina

Thirteen victims of human trafficking have been rescued by the police in Katsina State. Two suspected human traffickers were arrested in the process. The 13 rescued victims are made of 10 women and three men, all from the Southern part of the country. The spokesman of the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, making the confirmation in a statement, explained that the victims and the two suspected traffickers were intercepted in Mashi on Wednesday and brought to Katsina on Thursday evening. According to the statement, the victims were intercepted by the police after being taken to Libya through the Niger Republic. The statement explained, “When our operatives intercepted them (the victims and the suspected traffickers) at Mashi, they claimed to be on their way to Libya as so...
Policeman Detained for Assaulting Women and Children in Abia
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Policeman Detained for Assaulting Women and Children in Abia

An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Ifeanyi Henry is currently being detained at Aba Central Police Station, causing 'serious tension' at Okwu na Uka Street and St Michaels Road in Aba. The police officer had on Saturday night, July 17, allegedly suddenly pulled out his pistol and started shooting sporadically and assaulting people especially women, children and store owners without any provocation. Henry allegedly scared fellow police officers with his pistol and assaulted passers-by. He was disarmed after he 'attempted to shoot a shop owner. He also caused another scare by grabbing an AK-47 rifle held by one of the officers in a bid to continue his shooting spree.' His colleagues struck his hand repeatedly before he left the gun and got bundled into the police stati...
Actor Emeka Amakeze berates colleagues complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive
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Actor Emeka Amakeze berates colleagues complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive

Actor Emeka Amakeze has berated his colleagues for complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive. The actor in an Instagram post he shared, said his colleagues behind such complaints comment on and like only the posts of celebrities, have never posted or reposted videos of upcoming artistes but only vibe or party with celebrities and also don't post pictures they took with people the world has not started celebrating. Emeka concluded by stating that he is allergic to such hypocrisy. He wrote; You comment on and like only the posts of celebrities. You have never posted or reposted videos of upcoming artistes but only vibe or party with celebrities. You don't post pictures you took with people the world has not started celebrating. Your DM is filled with unread...
BREAKING: Former Kaduna Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bantex, Is Dead
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BREAKING: Former Kaduna Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bantex, Is Dead

Arch Barnabas Bantex, a former Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, is dead, Daily Post reports. He was Deputy to the current Governor of the State, Mallam Nasir ERufai during his first term in office. El-Rufai confirmed the death of his former deputy in a statement titled “It’s a VERY SAD DAY.” “In Bantex, I have lost a dear friend and partner in the service of Kaduna State. “In the midst of trying times, I have received with utter sadness news of the departure of my friend and brother, His Excellency Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex). “From our days as undergraduates in the 1970s to our practice as professional colleagues in the construction industry and eventually partners in a governance project, Bantex was consistently a dependable man of brilliance and imagination. He belie...
BBNaija’s Prince Nelson Enwerem reacts to being Called a ‘Rapist’
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BBNaija’s Prince Nelson Enwerem reacts to being Called a ‘Rapist’

Big Brother Naija star, Prince Nelson Enwerem has reacted to being called a 'rapist' by a Twitter user. Prince who noted that he 'endured many tweets' without saying anything, stated that being called a rapist is wrong. Advising his fans not to curse other housemates and their families, the reality show star also told his colleagues to warn their fans against doing so too. See the exchange below..........
Euro 2020: Woman sacked for watching England vs Denmark match
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Euro 2020: Woman sacked for watching England vs Denmark match

  A woman, Nina Farooqi, has been sacked after she was shown on television cheering England on in their 2-1 win over Denmark at the semifinal of the European Championships at Wembley Stadium. Farooqi, according to Daily Mail, had told her boss she was sick and needed a day off work. She called in sick after her friend won last-minute tickets to the match in a work raffle. She was however spotted celebrating England’s first goal. Her colleagues texted her at half-time to inform her that she was shown on television. The 37-year-old digital content producer was sacked at 6am the following day. Her boss called, asking her not to bother returning to work. Farooqi said she was unlikely to be allowed a day off to watch the match due to being short-staffed, prompting her to...
My Greatest Challenge As A Pastors’ Daughter – Actress, Precious Ogunleye Opens Up
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My Greatest Challenge As A Pastors’ Daughter – Actress, Precious Ogunleye Opens Up

Precious Ayomide Ogunleye, the fast rising actress cum model, is determined to make her family proud. To achieve this, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) student decided to stay on her own in order to concentrate on her studies and acting career as well. She opens up on the challenges of being an actress and pastors’ daughter. How did you come into entertainment? My father was the one that brought me into the entertainment world. He was always asking me to hawk clothes that he bought from Dubai. I was always the one to sell the clothes and also model them for him. That made me develop interest in modeling. My father wanted me to go into modelling but with another mindset of doing strictly clothes and makeover. He didn’t want modeling with body exposure but I went...
Update: Police Parade two secondary school students arrested for threatening to kidnap principal and students in Zamfara
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Update: Police Parade two secondary school students arrested for threatening to kidnap principal and students in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Police Command has paraded the two students arrested for allegedly threatening to kidnap a principal and students in two separate secondary schools in the state. One of the suspects, Donatus Ejeh, an SS3 student threatened to kidnap his Principal, Rev. Sister Chinyere and some colleagues. The second one called his own school principal on phone threatening to kill and abduct students of the school unless he paid N3 million. Read previous LIB report LIB  
Governor El-Rufai Confirms He Withdrew His Son From Public School, Explains Why He Did So
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Governor El-Rufai Confirms He Withdrew His Son From Public School, Explains Why He Did So

Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna State Governor, has said that he withdrew his seven-year-old son, Abubakar Al-Sadiq El-Rufai, from Kaduna Capital school, after bandits attempted to kidnap him twice. The governor gave the reason in an interview with BBC Pidgin after earlier accusations that he withdrew the child secretly. The governor had enrolled his son Al-Sadiq in Kaduna Capital School about a year half ago in a bid to boost confidence in parents to patronise public schools. According to him, withdrawing Al-Sadiq is to discourage bandits from attacking the school. He claimed that the withdrawal was to save the child and his colleagues who might be affected by the bandits’ attacks. El-Rufai said, “My son was registered in the school and so my daughter who clocked six years...
South African man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her colleagues sentenced to 25 years imprisonment
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South African man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her colleagues sentenced to 25 years imprisonment

A man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her shocked colleagues has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars. Avumile Mbuyiseli Nodongwe, 29, was sentenced by the Mthatha Regional Court in Mthatha, Eastern Cape on Monday, 28th June 2021. Police spokesperson, Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana, in a statement on Thursday, July 1, said that the deceased, Noloyiso Gqeba, was at Mandleni Junior Secondary School, in Xunu Locality, where she worked as a cleaner, when Mbuyiseli Nodongwe, who was in a relationship with her, arrived and shot her with a firearm. Noloyiso, aged 35, died at the scene. "The incident left co-workers shuttered as they witnessed tragic scenes of the cold-blooded murder of the woman and escaping of the suspect from the scene of crime," Kinana stated. "On the 25t...
Actress Iyabo Ojo tenders public apology on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing to TAMPAN, Jide Kosoko and others
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Actress Iyabo Ojo tenders public apology on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing to TAMPAN, Jide Kosoko and others

Iyabo Ojo has on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing Sunday, tendered an apology to the leadership of TAMPAN. This comes days after the association barred directors from working with them over their social media clash with some of their colleagues. In a post shared on her IG page, Iyabo wrote ''I would like to say thank you to @esabodofficialpage God bless you ma, Agba yin a dale I so much appreciate you mama & Love you. First & foremost I want to appreciate God almighty, all mercifully, i love you Lord & I thank you for your constant protection, provision and guidance over me & my family. I'm forever grateful. i will also want to use this opportunity to say a very BIG thank you to all my darling fans and loved ones for your constant love & support .....
TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, apologizes for actor Jide Kosoko’s threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry (video)
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TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, apologizes for actor Jide Kosoko’s threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry (video)

TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, has tendered an apology for actor Jide Kosoko's threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry. Recall that last weekend, the leadership of the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, held a press conference where it addressed the activities of both actresses, accusing them of using social media to fight some of their colleagues. While addressing the press, Mr Kosoko vowed that the association will work against Nkechi. ''Nkechi Blessing has been suspended. She is not our member. I make bold to tell you this, we will work against her in this industry.'' he said Many Nigerians found his statement distasteful. Following the backlash, Mr Latin who is the president of the associ...
Inmate bags PGD and Masters degree in Awka prison
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Inmate bags PGD and Masters degree in Awka prison

An inmate at the Awka Correctional Centre in Anambra has bagged two certificates from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Awka Study Centre. The inmate, Jude Onwuzulike received the certificates of Post Graduate Diploma and Masters of Science degrees in Information Technology on Tuesday, June 29. Mr. Felix Edoka, Registrar, NOUN, while presenting the certificates at the Awka Correctional Centre, said the programme was targeted at impacting lives, including providing education to the inmates. The Registrar represented by the Deputy Registrar (Academics), Oladipo Ajayi, commended the inmate for achieving the feat despite being in prison. He urged other prisoners to take advantage of the programme to become educated. Also speaking, the director of NOUN Awka Centre...
Actress Biodun Okeowo Denies Being In A Relationship With Dino Melaye
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Actress Biodun Okeowo Denies Being In A Relationship With Dino Melaye

Popular Nigerian actress, Biodun Okeowo popularly known as Omoborty has taken to Instagram to deny the rumours stating that she is in a romantic relationship with Dino Melaye whom she snatched from her colleague. Taking to her Instagram page, she wrote; ”Few days ago my attention was drawn to an audio recording circulating on social media which I also listened to myself, purportedly accusing me of being romantically involved with Dino Melaye. It was shocking to hear about insinuations of snatching him from my colleague and being in a romantic relationship with him. Considering my current engagement with my businesses and acting career, I ordinarily would have ignored and keep mute about it. But I decided against such action as my silence would seemingly and inadvertently give ...
If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi
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If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor, Yomi Fabiyi has taken to his Instagram page to speak about the 'culture of respect' and how it is crucial to the existence of some industries or institutions. According to him, anyone who doesn't indulge in it is a 'curse.'   His post comes hours after Nkechi Blessing Sunday blasted TAMPAN leaders and veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, for threatening that the association would work against her following her social media fights with some of her colleagues with regards to the Baba Ijesha rape saga.   He also wrote ''In serious matters particularly with criminal undertone, stop relying on your own discretion, jungle justice, social media or emotions. Inform law enforcement, your lawyer and trust them to handle it. The COURT of LAW is a different ball game. Social Me...
Unmask killers of Titus Badejo – Oyo journalists tell Police, DSS
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Unmask killers of Titus Badejo – Oyo journalists tell Police, DSS

Journalists in Oyo State have appealed to security agencies in the state to without further delay, reveal the identities of the killers of one of their colleagues. The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) made this disclosure in a communique issued at end of its congress. DAILY POST recalls that a journalist, Titus Badejo was on Saturday, 19th June killed by yet to be identified gunmen. But the police and other security agencies have reportedly not been able to arrest those who masterminded the killing. But, the journalists in the communique signed by the trio of Oluseye Ojo (Chairman), Promise Inumisan (Member) and Nike Aderibigbe (Member), urged security agencies including the Police, Department of State Service (DSS) and other security agencies to unmask, without further dela...
‘It is Sancho that Germany would fear – if he plays’ – Klinsmann surprised by England’s snub of ‘special talent’
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‘It is Sancho that Germany would fear – if he plays’ – Klinsmann surprised by England’s snub of ‘special talent’

A man who helped Germany past England en route to Euro 96 glory expects the Borussia Dortmund star to figure at Wembley on Tuesday Jadon Sancho has seen just six minutes of action for England at Euro 2020, but it is the Borussia Dortmund winger that Jurgen Klinsmann says "Germany would fear - if he plays" in Tuesday's heavyweight last-16 showdown at Wembley. Gareth Southgate favoured alternative options in a lacklustre group-stage showing from the Three Lions, with the likes of Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden and Marcus Rashford getting the nod in wide attacking berths. That is despite Sancho boasting more goal involvements at club level across the last three seasons than all but one of his current colleagues in a 26-man squad.
Baba Ijesha: “I can never be silenced”- actress Iyabo Ojo writes after TAMPAN barred movie directors from working with her
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Baba Ijesha: “I can never be silenced”- actress Iyabo Ojo writes after TAMPAN barred movie directors from working with her

Actress Iyabo Ojo has reacted to the decision of the leadership of the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria TAMPAN to bar movie producers and directors from working with her for having social.media fights with some of her colleagues over Baba Ijesha rape saga. In a post shared on her IG page this morning, Iyabo stated that she cannot be silenced. See her post below
Nkechi Blessing Reacts To Veteran Actor, Jide Kosoko’s Statement That TAMPAN Will Work Against Her
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Nkechi Blessing Reacts To Veteran Actor, Jide Kosoko’s Statement That TAMPAN Will Work Against Her

Nigerian actress, Nkechi Sunday Blessing has reacted after Jide Kosoko stated that the leadership of the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, will frustrate her out of the industry and also barred directors from working with her. On Sunday, June 27, the leadership of TAMPAN held a press briefing where they directed movie producers and directors to stop working with Nkechi Blessing Sunday and Iyabo Ojo. The actresses were accused of engaging in social media fights with their other colleagues over the Baba Ijesha alleged rape incident. Kosoko while addressing the press said the association will work against Nkechi. ''Nkechi Blessing has been suspended. She is not our member. I make bold to tell you this, we will work against her in this ...
Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praises God as he turns 56
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Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praises God as he turns 56

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is full of praises to God as he turns 56 today June 25.     The Governor in a post shared on his IG page, appreciated God for making him celebrate another year. He wrote; ''“Rejoice in the Lord always.... The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:4-7. For the gift of life, I say thank you Lord For sound health and mind, I am indeed thankful For Family, Friends, Associates, Colleagues, and Lagos state as a whole, I say thank you Lord. I am indeed the one who came back to say thank y...
Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists
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Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists

Several ISWAP Terrorists have been killed troops of the Nigerian Army under the Operation Hadin Kai in Dikwa town, Borno State. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said the gallant troops decisively dealt with the terrorists who were attempting to infiltrate the town on Tuesday June 8. The terrorists reportedly came into the town in five gun trucks, motorcycles and foot. They were however, met with superior fire power by troops in conjunction with air bombardment by Air Task Force. The statement read; “The marauding terrorists were thoroughly vanquished forcing them to withdraw in high state of confusion abandoning their truck, guns and ammunition. “During the encounter, six members of the terrorists groups were neutralized, several others wer...
Awww! Senate observes one minute silence to honour TB Joshua
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Awww! Senate observes one minute silence to honour TB Joshua

The Senate today observed a minute silence in honour of the late Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, who died on Saturday at the age of 57. The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Professor Ajayi Boroffice, who is also the Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District, drew the attention of his colleagues to the death of the late prophet. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, prayed for the repose of the soul of the late prophet and for God to grant his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Boost for Belgium as De Bruyne set to join squad after undergoing minor surgery
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Boost for Belgium as De Bruyne set to join squad after undergoing minor surgery

The Blues talisman has undergone an operation on his fractured eye socket and will join his international colleagues on Monday Kevin De Bruyne has undergone minor surgery on the fractured eye socket he suffered during Manchester City's outing in the Champions League final, but has handed Belgium a boost as he is set to join their Euro 2020 squad on Monday. The 29-year-old lasted just an hour of a European showpiece in Porto before being forced from the field following a collision with Antonio Rudiger. He suffered nose and eye injuries, with fears raised regarding his involvement at this summer's European Championship, but a quick operation has him ready for international duty.
“Buying car and owing” Crossdresser, Michelle Page, calls out actor, Mofe Duncan, who recently bought a car; he responds
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“Buying car and owing” Crossdresser, Michelle Page, calls out actor, Mofe Duncan, who recently bought a car; he responds

Crossdresser, Michelle Page took to Instagram to claim that actor Mofe Duncan, who recently flaunted his new car, is in debt and wouldn't pay up. The actor was showered with congratulatory messages by his colleagues after a video of his new car was shared online earlier this week. However, Michelle Page, known for getting into online fights with Bobrisky  decided to rain on Mofe Duncan's parade by making some allegations that still haven't been proven. She wrote: "Mofe Duncan or whatever you call yourself, reach out to me and do the needful before I expose you. I have been patient enough... buying car and owing *tueh* *tueh* @mofeduncan." Mofe Duncan has now responded. He shared a screenshot to show that he has never had an interaction online with Michelle Page and they d...
South East governors meet over recent attacks in the region
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South East governors meet over recent attacks in the region

Members of the South East Governors’ Forum on Monday, May 31, had a virtual meeting where they mapped out strategies to deal with the declining state of security in the region.   At the virtual meeting, the governor discussed ways to tackle the security threats in the region and secure the lives of the people. They vowed to leave no stone unturned in tracking and bringing to justice all those involved in what they described as the armed banditry currently ravaging the South East.   The governors unanimously condemned the killing of Ahmed Gulak, a former presidential aide by gunmen in Imo state on Sunday, May 30.   The governors averred that the directive by President Buhari to the security agencies to apprehend the perpetrators would further strengthen the ...
Friends throw actress Uche Ogbodo a surprise baby shower
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Friends throw actress Uche Ogbodo a surprise baby shower

Friends and colleagues of actress, Uche Ogbodo, threw her a surprise baby shower on Saturday night, May 29. Uche is expecting her second child with her lover, Marris. Actresses Anita Joseph, Mary Njoku, Omah Nnadi, BBNaija star Lucy Edet, Denrele Edun and many others attended the baby shower. See videos below
We Never Dated- Comedienne Adeherself Reacts after Photos and videos of her Colleague, Cute Abiola’s Traditional Wedding Surfaced online
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We Never Dated- Comedienne Adeherself Reacts after Photos and videos of her Colleague, Cute Abiola’s Traditional Wedding Surfaced online

Comedienne and brand influencer Adedamola Adewale,  popularly known as Adeherself, has denied ever being in a relationship with her colleague, Cute Abiola. On Friday May 28, Cute Abiola tied the knot with his girlfriend in Ogbomosho, Oyo state. The wedding was attended by close friends and family members. As soon as the news filtered online, many were left in shock as they thought Adeherself and Cute Abiola were in a relationship that would lead to marriage. The IG comedians made people believe they were in a relationship after they shared posts in December 2020, insinuating they were engaged. They also shared series of videos of themselves together so their fans were left in shock that Adeherself wasn't the lady Abiola tied the knot with on Friday... although it's been reported ...
Zahra Buhari-Indimi and her Sisters-in-law Wear Abaya in Solidarity with Kano varsity student Harassed by Male Colleagues
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Zahra Buhari-Indimi and her Sisters-in-law Wear Abaya in Solidarity with Kano varsity student Harassed by Male Colleagues

The management of the Kano State University of Science and Technology has set aside May 27 to celebrate the Arabian outfit popularly known as 'Abaya' annually after a female student was harassed and mocked by her male colleagues. In a show of solidarity, many northern women including Zahra Buhari and her sisters-in-law on Thursday, posted photos of themselves wearing the free flowing outfit. "Say no to harassment. #kustwudiabayaday #kustwudistopbullyinginyouruniversity" Zahra, Adama, Hauwa, Meram Indimi captioned the photos. LIB reported that the 17 male students have been apprehended over the incident.
Four Notorious Landgrabbers Arrested in Ogun
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Four Notorious Landgrabbers Arrested in Ogun

Four suspected notorious land grabbers have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command while unleashing violence on the people of Babaode-Onibuku community in Ado odo Ota local government area of Ogun state. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspects, Najimu Ojumola 42yrs, Monday Olaleye 25yrs, Kehinde Martins 34yrs and Felix John 27yrs were arrested, following a distress call received by the policemen at Onipanu divisional headquarters, that Babaode-onibuku village was under siege by group of land grabbers, who invaded the village with dangerous weapons, and held resdents of the community hostage. Oyeyemi said; ''Upon the distress call, the Dpo Onipanu division, CSP Bamidele Job, quickly mobilized his men...
Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu wins Belgian League Footballer Of The Year and Golden Shoe Awards
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Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu wins Belgian League Footballer Of The Year and Golden Shoe Awards

Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has won the Best Player and Golden Bull (highest scorer) awards in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League, after scoring 33 goals and providing three assists for KRC Genk who finished second on the log. He won the prize on Monday night at the Belgian Pro League Awards traditional gala held at the JAM hotel in Brussels following a stunning 2020/2021 campaign in which the 26-year-old scored the goals in 38 league matches and play-offs. “Paul Onuachu can call himself the Professional Footballer of the Jupiler Pro League for a year,” the league wrote on its website. “The KRC Genk striker was voted as the best player of the past season by his colleagues. Onuachu scored 33 times last season, making it the player with the most goals b...
Nigerian man reveals what most of his colleagues who brought their wives from Nigeria to the UK, are going through
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Nigerian man reveals what most of his colleagues who brought their wives from Nigeria to the UK, are going through

A Nigerian man has taken to his Twitter handle to reveal what his colleagues in the UK are facing with their Nigerian wives. Uche Osborn wrote; "A lot of Nigerian guys in my office brought their wives over from Nigeria, and within 2 years their marriages crashed. Reason, small argument and wives report to the police. Man Gets thrown out of his house and he starts from scratch. It's always the same story.  God abeg ooo." After his first tweet went viral with a lot of women stating that his colleagues must have married for the wrong reasons, he shared the second below about Nigerian women not being ready for marriage with their mindset of 'attacking without asking what happened.'
Naira Marley Shares Message from a Follower who Indicated Interest in Fulfilling his Fantasy of having s3x with a Mother and her Daughter
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Naira Marley Shares Message from a Follower who Indicated Interest in Fulfilling his Fantasy of having s3x with a Mother and her Daughter

Singer, Naira Marley has shared a message from a follower who indicated interest in fulfilling his fantasy of having s3x with a mother and her daughter. Recall that Naira Marley's disclosure of his fantasy had drawn criticism even from his colleagues in the entertainment industry. Serving an update after defending himself from the backlash he faced, Marley shared screenshot of a message from a 21-year-old girl who said that she has a 40-year-old mother who's interested. The lady however disclosed that her mother said she won't participate, but will stay to watch them have sex in her bedroom. Responding to this, Naira Marley expressed hope of the girl's mother joining them and also questioned why it must be her bedroom. He wrote;  I’m sure she will join us... because...

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