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Thierry Henry Compares Haaland to Ex-Man United striker, Van Nistelrooy
Sport

Thierry Henry Compares Haaland to Ex-Man United striker, Van Nistelrooy

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has compared Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland to former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy. Henry believes Haaland is similar to Van Nistelrooy, adding that the 20-year-old has a killer’s instinct when it comes to scoring goals. Haaland has scored 33 goals in 30 games in all competitions for Dortmund so far this season. The Norwegian has drawn the interest of many top European clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus. When Jamie Carragher asked Henry on Sky Sports whether he felt Haaland was comparable to Van Nistelrooy, Henry replied: “Yes. Yes, him, Van Nistelrooy was a great goalscorer. “Not so much in our day but Pele, the des...
Recession: Nigeria’s Economy Doing Well Compared To Others – Lai Mohammed
Politics

Recession: Nigeria’s Economy Doing Well Compared To Others – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Nigerian economy is doing well compared to the economies of South Africa, Russia and other countries in recession. He said the recession is inevitable due to the global collapse in oil prices occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. The minister spoke Wednesday on NTA Good Morning Nigeria Show monitored by The PUNCH. The PUNCH had reported that amid a rising debt profile, inflation and unemployment, the Nigerian economy shrank again in the third quarter of this year. This year’s recession is the worst in 36 years as data obtained from the World Bank indicated that the country’s Gross Domestic Product dropped by 10.92 per cent in 1983 and 1.2 per cent in 1984. The National Bureau of Statistics, in its report for t...
Fuel price: Why Buhari compared Nigeria with Saudi Arabia – FG
Politics

Fuel price: Why Buhari compared Nigeria with Saudi Arabia – FG

The Federal Government says the comparison made by the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on fuel prices between Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and other countries in his 2020 Independence Day national broadcast is justified. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the submission when he featured on a Radio Nigeria current affairs programme, “Radio Link’’ on Saturday in Abuja. Buhari said in his Independence Day broadcast that “we sell petrol at N161 per litre when same is sold at N168 per litre in Saudi Arabia; N211 per litre in Egypt; N362 per litre in Ghana; N362 per litre in Chad, and N346 per litre in Niger Republic. “It does not make sense for petrol to be cheaper in Nigeria than Saudi Arabia,’’ A cross-section of Nigerians, however, criticised the pre...
Hailey Baldwin ‘Feels Less Of A Woman’ When Compared To Justin Bieber’s Ex Selena Gomez
Lifestyle

Hailey Baldwin ‘Feels Less Of A Woman’ When Compared To Justin Bieber’s Ex Selena Gomez

Hailey Baldwin has shared her sentiments on being pitted against husband Justin Bieber’s ex Selena Gomez and others. In a recent conversation on their show The Biebers on Watch, the supermodel bared it all about the constant comparisons between her and Bieber’s past lovers. The question was how the Biebers “manage to be a couple when everyone feels like they have a say in their relationship.” “Ooh, that’s good for you,” Bieber said to Baldwin after he read the question at about 46 minutes in the video. Baldwin responded, “Justin knows that I’ve had a really, really hard go, and a really hard time with a lot of the things people say and a lot of the ways that I feel like people have made comparisons and just put me in a position where they’ve made me really feel like less of a ...
‘Olamide Should Not Be Compared To Any Other Artist’ – Samklef
Celebs

‘Olamide Should Not Be Compared To Any Other Artist’ – Samklef

Nigerian singer and entertainer, Samklef has sent out a word to artists in the Nigerian music industry. According to the singer, YBNL boss, Olamide has earned himself a special sit in the music industry as he has helped many artists. Samklef also pointed out that Olamide has helped many destinies and should not be compared with anyone else. Sharing on Twitter, he wrote in part: “…He has his own special sit in Nigeria industry. He should not be compared with. Olamide.” See Post Here:
IK Ogbonna Slams Timaya For Saying Other Nigerian Celebrities Shouldn’t Be Compared To Him Because They Don’t Wear Original Clothes
Celebs

IK Ogbonna Slams Timaya For Saying Other Nigerian Celebrities Shouldn’t Be Compared To Him Because They Don’t Wear Original Clothes

Timaya's statement that other Nigerian celebrities can't be compared to him fashion-wise because they don't wear original clothes, has angered some celebrities.   Earlier today, Timaya warned style bloggers to desist from comparing him with other musicians and celebrities. He said this while reacting to a new list of best dressed celebrities.   Timaya made the list, but he objected to being compared with other celebrities in the area of fashion because, according to him, they either wear fake or visit tailors (read here).   IK Ogbonna reacted by blasting Timaya.   See his reaction below.
California Based Lady, Deona Hayes Reacts After Being Compared To Linda Ikeji
Celebs

California Based Lady, Deona Hayes Reacts After Being Compared To Linda Ikeji

A woman who is based in Sacramento, California, USA, has reacted after being compared to Nigerian celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji, due to their striking resemblance. The pretty lady identified as Deona Hayes, revealed that she's honored to be compared with Linda whom she labelled a smart and beautiful woman. She also revealed that she has been getting many emails and messages as regards to the issue. Below is what she shared on Facebook yesterday. I have been getting tons of emails and direct messages comparing me to this Nigerian blogger named Linda Ikeji. I heard about her years ago but never knew what she looked like. Fast forward to today and I have to admit I do see the resemblance! This woman is smart and beautiful! She has launched her own monthly subscription streaming ...
“Lionel Messi Can’t Be Compared To Maradona Or Pele” – Zico
Sport

“Lionel Messi Can’t Be Compared To Maradona Or Pele” – Zico

Brazil legend Zico has said that Barcelona Star Lionel Messi can't be compared to Diego Maradona or Pele because he has not won the World Cup. Messi is widely regarded as one the best players in the world alongside rival Cristiano Ronaldo. But Messi has failed to win any international honors with the Argentina national team and got knocked out of 2018 World Cup in the last 16. MySportDab report Argentina have struggled to win any trophy over the years, finishing second at the Copa America in 2015 and 2016 meaning Messi’s only international trophy is a gold medal from the 2008 Olympics. And Zico believes that leaves Lionel Messi is trailing Pele and Maradona when it comes to considering who the greatest of all time is. “Messi is close to Maradona,” Zico told Omnisport. ...
Aloma Of DMW Blasts Tiwa Savage And Wizkid Over ‘Fever’ Video, Consoles Teebillz
Entertainment

Aloma Of DMW Blasts Tiwa Savage And Wizkid Over ‘Fever’ Video, Consoles Teebillz

​We all are very much aware of how controversial the “Fever ” video has been since it dropped. Many people have compared it to the “Assurance” video by DMW boss, Davido. While the battle for the best video is on, Aloma from the DMW crew saw an opportunity to air his mind on the issue. He says it is an insult to compare both videos as the “Assurance” video is way better. According to him, “Assurance” video bothers on true love while “Fever” video encourages infidelity and also young boys to be “jigolos”. He says “their Starboy” is chasing after a married woman who is older and also divorced. He paints mummy Jam Jam as an old woman who has no shame. He even went as far as comparing both dresses worn by the two ladies. He did not stop there as he says any man that supports Wizkid...
Pope Francis Says Having An Abortion Is Like ‘Hiring A Contract Killer To Eliminate Someone’
Religion

Pope Francis Says Having An Abortion Is Like ‘Hiring A Contract Killer To Eliminate Someone’

Pope Francis, 81, has compared having an abortion to hiring a 'contract killer to eliminate someone.' The Supreme Pontiff made the statement in an address to worshippers during his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican. 'Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone... getting rid of a human being is like resorting to a contract killer to solve a problem,' Francis said. In his address, the Argentine pontiff complained of a 'depreciation of human life'. He cited wars, exploitation and what he called a culture of wastefulness, as well as abortion. 'How can an act that suppresses innocent life be therapeutic, civil or even human?' he asked. This year, Pope Francis opposed a bill that would have legalized abortion in Argentina.
“Neymar Is The Kim Kardashian Of Football” – Joey Barton Slams PSG Star
Sport

“Neymar Is The Kim Kardashian Of Football” – Joey Barton Slams PSG Star

Fleetwood Town Coach Joey Barton has slammed Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar and compared him to pop star Kim Kardashian. Barton, who had named Neymar as the Justin Bieber of Football, has now made things more vocal. The Former Marseille midfielder gave an interview to L'Equipe, in which he said Neymar is not as good as Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. The Brazilian was very disappointing as PSG lost 3-2 Against Liverpool in the Champions League earlier this week. Barton referenced his performances in the World Cup during his verbal assault. “Neymar, more than a football phenomenon, is an advertising phenomenon, like the Kardashians,” Barton explained “I think he is the Kim Kardashian of football. “Neymar is not the best player in the world, we saw that again ...
It’s An Insult To Compare Me To Conor McGregor – Floyd Mayweather Rants
Sport

It’s An Insult To Compare Me To Conor McGregor – Floyd Mayweather Rants

Retired multi-millionaire boxing legend Floyd Mayweather, who has never lost a fight has launched a rant against UFC multi millionaire champion Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor, became the first fighter in UFC history to be crowned with double championship belts after defeating lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on Saturday prompting Forbes magazine to write that McGregor should be compared with Muhammad Ali and not Mayweather. and now the boxer has reacted sensationally in a new video obtained by TMZ Sports. 'Don't compare Conor McGregor to me, it's disrespect. I'm an elephant, elephants don't beef with ants' 'Elephant is so large, he don't even see ants' "I mean if you’re saying he’s the Floyd Mayweather of the MMA, I’m trying to find out. Have you ever made $300 million in one night? ...

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