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The Country Should not Stand on its way if the Igbos want to Secede – Northern Elders Forum
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The Country Should not Stand on its way if the Igbos want to Secede – Northern Elders Forum

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said that the Igbos should be allowed to secede from Nigeria if that is what they so desire. In a statement released by its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the forum said it has reviewed events and tendencies which suggest that the country is headed for more crises. Baba-Ahmed in the statement said Nigerians live in fear of violence today, and in fear of an uncertain future. He pointed out that irredentists are increasingly asserting their influence over the South East and some part of the country. He mentioned that political leaders in the South East appear to have submitted to violence and terror of IPOB and ESN. ''Muted voices of millions of Igbo cannot be heard so that fellow Nigerians could understand the degree t...
Four Players leave Liverpool [Full list]
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Four Players leave Liverpool [Full list]

  Liverpool have confirmed the departure of four players following the conclusion of the 2020-21 season. The four players are Liam Coyle, Joe Hardy, Abdi Sharif and Jack Walls. Liverpool made the announcement in a statement via their website on Saturday. The statement read, “Liverpool FC’s Premier League retained list has been released, confirming the departure of four Academy players after the 2020-21 season. “Liam Coyle, Joe Hardy, Abdi Sharif and Jack Walls are set to leave the Reds upon the expiry of their contracts this summer. “Everybody at the club thanks Liam, Joe, Abdi and Jack for their contributions and wishes them the best of luck in their future careers.” Liverpool finished the 2020/21 season in the third position on the Premier League table, ahead of...
Mali’s constitutional court names coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita as country’s transitional President
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Mali’s constitutional court names coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita as country’s transitional President

Colonel Assimi Goita, leader of the post-coup junta in Mali has been named as the country's transitional President by the constitutional court. The ruling issued late on Friday May 28, said Assimi Goita would “lead the transition process to its conclusion” and carry the title of “president of the transition, head of state”. The court said Goita who led the first coup last August, which saw the elected President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta forced out of office, was named as the transitional President due to the "vacancy in the presidency". On Monday May 24, the two men tasked with steering the country back to civilian rule, interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were detained by soldiers. Col Goita said that both men had failed in their duties and were seeking to s...
Europa League Highest Goal Scorers this Season Revealed [See top 19]
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Europa League Highest Goal Scorers this Season Revealed [See top 19]

  Following the conclusion of this year’s Europa League on Wednesday night, below are the top goal scorers in the tournament this season. Recall that Villarreal defeated Man United 11-10 on penalties to win this year’s Europa League after the match ended 1-1 after 120 minutes in Gdansk. Villarreal’s Gerard Moreno, Lille’s Yusuf Yazici and Roma’s Borja Mayoral are on top of the goal chart with seven goals each. Below are UEFA Europa League top scorers this year: 7 goals – Gerard Moreno (Villarreal), Pizzi (Benfica), Borja Mayoral (Roma), Yusuf Yazıcı (LOSC Lille). 6 goals – Nicolas Pépé (Arsenal), Carlos Vinícius (Tottenham), Edinson Cavani (Manchester United), Mislav Oršić (Dinamo Zagreb), Munas Dabbur (Hoffenheim), Paco Alcácer (Villarreal), Edin Džeko (Roma). ...
LaLiga Final day: Highest Goal Scorers Revealed [See top 10]
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LaLiga Final day: Highest Goal Scorers Revealed [See top 10]

  Following the conclusion of the 2020/21 Spanish La Liga season on Saturday, where Atletico Madrid were crowned champions, below are the highest goal scorers in the Spanish top-flight league. Rushhoursport recalls that Atletico Madrid were confirmed title winners after beating Valladolid 2-1 on the final day of the LaLiga season on Saturday. Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is the highest goal scorer in La Liga this season with 30 goals. Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema and Villarreal’s Gerard Moreno are in the second position with 23 goals each. 2020/21 LaLiga top scorers: 30 goals: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 23 goals: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Gerard Moreno (Villarreal). 21 goals: Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid) 18 goals: Youssef En-Nesyri (Sevilla) 16 goa...
UEL: UEFA Includes Chukwueze, Pogba, Pepe, others in Europa League team [Full list]
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UEL: UEFA Includes Chukwueze, Pogba, Pepe, others in Europa League team [Full list]

  Nigerian winger, Samuel Chukwueze, has been included in the UEFA Europa League team of this week. UEFA released the Europa League team in a post via its official website on Friday following the conclusion of the semi-final first-leg fixtures on Thursday night. Chukwueze helped Villarreal to beat Arsenal 2-1 in the Europa League encounter on Thursday in Spain. The 21-year-old made the list alongside Arsenal’s Nicolas Pépé and Manchester United stars, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Edinson Cavani, Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw. Below is the UEFA Europa League team after the conclusion of the first-leg last-4 games: Goalkeeper: Bernd Leno (Arsenal) Defenders: Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) Harry Maguire (Manchester United) Raúl Albiol ...
Iheanacho Voted Leicester’s MOTM After Wonder Goal Vs Crystal Palace
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Iheanacho Voted Leicester’s MOTM After Wonder Goal Vs Crystal Palace

Kelechi Iheanacho has been voted Leicester City’s Man of the Match after his stunning strike secured a hard-fought 2-1 win against Crystal Palace on Monday, rushhoursport.com reports. Leicester announced Iheanacho as the winner on their verified Twitter handle after conclusion of votes by the club’s fans. Iheanacho came first after claiming an overwhelming 87 per cent of the votes while Johnny Evans and Timothy Castagne got seven and five per cents respectively. The in-form striker struck a beautiful curler to make it 2-1 with 10 minutes left in the game against Palace. He has now taken his goals in the Premier League this season to 10 and 17 in all competitions. Leicester maintain their hold on third position on 62 points and four points ahead of fourth-placed Chelsea....
We are Looking at Building Schools 30 Minutes from Military Installations – El-Rufai
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We are Looking at Building Schools 30 Minutes from Military Installations – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said that his administration is considering building schools 30 minutes from military installations. El-Rufai who disclosed this during a programme on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on Friday April 23, said the decision became necessary because what Kaduna state is facing with bandits is "beyond the capacity" of civil defence and police. He said; “In our view in Kaduna, first (way to address the situation) is to ensure that schools are fenced, because, unless we fence schools, we will give easy access to criminals. So, fencing schools is very important, and that’s a budgetary item; you need money to build fences. “The second is to have enough (security operatives) on ground. We must have more civil defence (officers), more private security gua...
Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid, Man City players named in Champions League team [Full list]
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Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid, Man City players named in Champions League team [Full list]

  Four Chelsea players have been included in the UEFA Champions League team of this week. UEFA released the Champions League team in a post on its website on Thursday following the conclusion of the week’s quarter-final first-leg games on Wednesday. The four Chelsea players are César Azpilicueta, Edouard Mendy, Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell. Chelsea players made the list alongside Paris Saint-Germain stars, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Marquinhos. Recall that Chelsea defeated FC Porto 2-0, thanks to goals from Mount and Chilwell. Below is the UEFA Champions League team after the conclusion of this week’s last-8 matches: Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) Defenders: César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Marquinhos (PSG) Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) Midfielders: ...
Nigeria Spent  N120b  on Petrol Subsidy Monthly – NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari
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Nigeria Spent N120b on Petrol Subsidy Monthly – NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari

General Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has hinted on Premium Motor Spirit also known as Petrol selling between N211 and N234 per litre. Kyari who spoke at the ministerial briefing at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday March 25, said the NNPC can no longer bear the burden of underpriced sales of premium motor spirit (PMS). The NNPC GMD also disclosed that the federal government is working to deepen the auto-gas programme which will serve as alternative to petrol. He said; “The price could have been anywhere between N211 and N234 to the litre. The meaning of this is that consumers are not paying for the full value of the PMS that we are consuming and therefore someone is paying that cost. “As we speak today,...
Seven Countries Qualify for AFCON 2022
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Seven Countries Qualify for AFCON 2022

  Two more countries have qualified for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations, following the conclusion of Match Day 5 fixtures. They are Guinea and Burkina Faso. Their qualification was confirmed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Thursday via its official Twitter page. “Burkina Faso and Guinea are the latest to bag their qualification ticket,” the tweet read. Burkina Faso drew 0-0 with Uganda, while Guinea defeated Mali 1-0. Five countries had confirmed their places since 2020. They are Cameroon, Senegal, Algeria, Mali and Tunisia. Cameroon has an automatic slot as hosts. 17 spots are still up for grabs in the last two matchdays.
Four Chelsea Players, Man City stars named in Champions League team [Full list]
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Four Chelsea Players, Man City stars named in Champions League team [Full list]

Four Chelsea players have been included in the UEFA Champions League team of this week. UEFA released the Champions League team in a post via its website on Thursday afternoon following the conclusion of the week’s round of 16, second-leg fixtures on Wednesday. The four Chelsea players are Edouard Mendy, César Azpilicueta, Emerson and Hakim Ziyech. Chelsea players made the list alongside Manchester City stars, João Cancelo, Kevin De Bruyne and İlkay Gündoğan. Recall that Chelsea defeated Atletico Madrid 2-0, thanks to goals from Ziyech and Emerson. Below is the UEFA Champions League team after the conclusion of this week’s round of 16 second-leg matches: Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) – 7 points Defenders: Joshua Kimmich (Bayern) – 8 points César Azpi...
Six Liverpool Players, PSG Star Named in UEFA Team [Full list]
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Six Liverpool Players, PSG Star Named in UEFA Team [Full list]

  Six Liverpool players have been included in the UEFA Champions League team of this week. UEFA released the Champions League team in a post via its website on Thursday afternoon following the conclusion of the week’s round of 16 second-leg tie on Wednesday night. The six Liverpool players are Trent Alexander-Arnold, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Ozan Kabak, Nathaniel Phillips and Fabinho. The Reds players made the list alongside Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, among others. Recall that Liverpool defeated RB Leipzig 2-0, thanks to goals from Salah and Mane. Below is the UEFA Champions League team after this week’s round of 16 second-leg fixtures: Goalkeeper: Keylor Navas (PSG) – 10 points Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 9 points, ...
Roma confident of completing Pedro deal as talks heat up
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Roma confident of completing Pedro deal as talks heat up

The Spanish veteran will not renew his contract at Stamford Bridge and seems to be on his way to the Italian capital Pedro is set to depart Chelsea in the summer with Roma most likely to sign the winger on a free transfer, Goal can confirm. Discussions between the 32-year-old and the Serie A side began in April with the dialogue getting close to a conclusion in the last 48 hours. The Spain international's contract at Stamford Bridge will expire at the end of the season, forcing him to consider his future.
Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein Injured in Rikers Island Jail
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Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein Injured in Rikers Island Jail

Convicted rapist, Harvey Weinstein has reportedly injured himself at the Rikers Island jail. Weinstein spokesperson Juda Engelmayer told the New York Post that Weinstein fell on his head while trying to walk on his own and may have suffered a concussion as a result. The incident occured on Saturday, March 7. Weinstein is being housed in an infirmary at the New York City jail with two “older gentlemen,” Engelmayer said. During his recent trial, Weinstein used a walker to get in and out of court. “He’s miserable but trying to be optimistic as best he can,” Engelmayer said. This comes days after he underwent a four-hour heart surgery to have a stent put in before he was then transported to the North Infirmary Command, which is for high profile inmates and inmates with healt...
Pelosi Rips Up Trump Speech At Conclusion Of State Of The Union
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Pelosi Rips Up Trump Speech At Conclusion Of State Of The Union

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday ripped up her copy of President Trump's prepared remarks at the conclusion of his State of the Union address. As Trump finished speaking and most lawmakers stood to applaud, Pelosi stood, took the printed copy of Trump's speech and tore it in half. She placed the shredded copy in a stack on the dais as Trump made his way to greet members of Congress. .@SpeakerPelosi tears up of State of the Union speech.#SOTU #SOTU2020 pic.twitter.com/sIpi4G7KsL — CSPAN (@cspan) February 5, 2020 Asked afterward why she tore the speech up, Pelosi told reporters it was "the courteous thing to do given the alternative." The moment capped a tense address from Trump that started when the president appeared to snub Pelosi's offer of a handshake. Pe...
Nigeria Listed for Possible War Crimes by ICC
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Nigeria Listed for Possible War Crimes by ICC

The office of the prosecutor of the international criminal court (ICC) has listed Nigeria among 11 countries currently under probe for alleged war and international human rights crimes. The probe was announced in ICC's end of the year report on preliminary examination activities. Nigeria which was listed for possible war crimes alongside Venezuela, Colombia, Guinea, Iraq/UK, Palestine, Republic of Philippines, Ukraine and Bangladesh/Myanmar, is reportedly in phase three of the investigation stages dealing with admissibility (the last stage before the conclusion of investigation). A wide range of crimes allegedly committed in Nigeria since 2010 is currently being examined as disclosed in the report dated December the 5th, 2019. The intergovernmental organization and internat...
Anita Joseph and Trolls Fight Over her Semi-nude video
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Anita Joseph and Trolls Fight Over her Semi-nude video

Anita Joseph ignited the wrath of some trolls on Instagram after her semi-nude bathtub video went viral on the platform. The actress shared the video on Instagram at the conclusion of her deal with a brand she was signed to as an ambassador. However shortly after the video was shared, Anita Joseph was dragged into a heated exchange by trolls who insisted that she musn't be naked to look sexy. Here is the video and the Instagram exchange below;
Josh Wolff hired as Austin FC’s first head coach
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Josh Wolff hired as Austin FC’s first head coach

The former USMNT forward and assistant to Gregg Berhalter has landed the top job with the future MLS club The club won't take to the field until 2021, but Major League Soccer expansion side Austin FC has named its head coach. Austin announced on Tuesday that former U.S. national team forward Josh Wolff would be handed the job as the club's first head coach. Wolff, who is currently a member of the USMNT coaching staff under Gregg Berhalter, will take over as club boss shortly after the conclusion of this November's FIFA international window according to a team release.
Buffon’s move back to Juventus was ‘totally unexpected’, says agent
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Buffon’s move back to Juventus was ‘totally unexpected’, says agent

The Italian spent one season with PSG before opting to return to the Serie A champions in what his agent describes as a unforeseen conclusion Gianluigi Buffon’s agent has admitted that his sensational Juventus return was “totally unexpected”. The 41-year-old departed the Old Lady in the summer of 2018 after spending 17 years with the club, originally joining from Parma for a then-world-record fee of €52 million (£47m/$58m). He spent last season with eventual Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and made 25 appearances for the club across all competitions, keeping nine clean sheets.
I Failed at Man United Because I Didn’t Believe in God – Memphis Depay
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I Failed at Man United Because I Didn’t Believe in God – Memphis Depay

Former Manchester United winger, Memphis Depay has blamed himself for his failure at the club. The player also shared the blame with former managers of the club, Luis Van Gaal and Jose Mourinho. Depay said he did not fulfil his expectations in England because he did not believe in God. Depay arrived at Old Trafford on the back of a sensational season with PSV and hopes were high of him to restore pride to a stagnant United side. The 25-year-old said both Van Gaal and Mourinho did not give him the chance to revive his career at the club. Depay, who left United for Lyon, thinks his rejuvenation in France has been helped by a new found outlook in life, and by actively interacting with religion. According to him, “I lost m...
Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe
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Chris Attoh killed Bettie Jenifer, his wife – Social media users believe

That was the conclusion some social media users have come to after news broke on the death of the actor’s wife in Maryland, United States of America. Reports have it that Chris Attoh’s wife, Bettie Jenifer was shot shot in the head by an unknown gunman at the parking lot of her office building in Maryland on Friday evening. “Police were searching for a gunman who fatally shot a woman in the head in the parking lot of a Maryland office building Friday,” said the news outlet.“The woman, identified as 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer of Bowie, had left the office in the 6300 blocks of Ivy Lane and was walking to her car when a man armed with a handgun approached her, the Greenbelt police department said.” Bettie reportedly tried to run away, but the gunman followed her firing at ...
President Buhari congratulates Isreali Prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu on his Election Victory
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President Buhari congratulates Isreali Prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu on his Election Victory

President Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the State of Israel on his victory in the parliamentary election. Read the press statement below.. President Buhari extends best wishes to the people of the State of Israel in the aftermath of the successful conclusion of the poll, and wishes them peace, progress and stability going forward. The Nigerian leader looks forward to continue to work with the Israeli Prime Minister to strengthen existing cordial and mutually-beneficial relations between the two countries. President Buhari wishes Prime Minister Netanyahu a successful new term in office and prays that his record fifth term will bring enduring peace and security to the Middle East.
No Kane? No Problem As Lucas Moura Treble Fires Spurs Into Third
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No Kane? No Problem As Lucas Moura Treble Fires Spurs Into Third

Tottenham proved they can cope without Harry Kane and retook third place in the Premier League as Lucas Moura’s hat-trick inspired a 4-0 demolition of Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday. Tottenham Hotspur’s Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura (R) is congratulated by Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min as he walks off with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick in the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield Town at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on April 13, 2019. – Tottenham won the game 4-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP) Despite the absence of injured stars Kane and Dele Alli, Mauricio Pochettino’s much-changed side made it three victories from their first three games at the impressive Tottenham Hotspur ...
Highest Goalscorers in Premier League -See top 19
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Highest Goalscorers in Premier League -See top 19

Ahead of the conclusion of match-day 32 of the English Premier League, EPL, on Monday night where Arsenal will tackle Newcastle United, below are the current highest goal scorer chasing the Golden Boot in the English-flight league: Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero scored in his side’s 2-0 victory over Fulham on Saturday afternoon to top the EPL goal chart with 19 goals. Liverpool stars, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane failed to score in their side’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur as the pair remain on 17 goals each. Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will hope to score in his side’s Premier League clash against Newcastle United tonight. The Gabonese international is currently having 17 goals. See top-ten of Premier League highest goal scorers below: 19 goals: Sergio ...
Apostle Suleman Speaks On His Preferred Candidate
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Apostle Suleman Speaks On His Preferred Candidate

The General-Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has called on his congregants to vote for who will rather “steal” their money than “take off” their neck. Naija News reports that the Apostle, who predicted the postponement of the 2019 general elections, made this comment in a church service at his headquarters in Auchi, Edo state, Southern Nigeria on Sunday. His words: “When they say Apostle has not been talking, I am not going to be talking spiritual thing from the spirit that’s the truth. Apostle who should I vote for? Are you going to vote for who will kill you? “Even if you’re deaf, can’t you see? Let anybody be angry, I will say what I want to say. Never vote for anybody that will cut off your neck, I say so, we may consider it, ta...
Why We Postponed Nigeria’s Election To Feb. 23rd – INEC
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Why We Postponed Nigeria’s Election To Feb. 23rd – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why it postponed the general elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, 16th February, 2019. INEC boss The commission shifted the election by one week, explaining how difficult it was for it to shift the general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu who briefed journalists at about 2:43am on Saturday, in Abuja, said the commission had met on Friday, 15th February 2019 and reviewed its preparations for the 2019 General Elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, and therefore, shifted the Presidential and National Assembly elections to Saturday, 23rd February 2019. He said the commission would later in the day be meeting with key stakeholders at the International Conference Centre, Abuja to discuss issu...
ASUU Vows To Pursue Ongoing Strike To Logical Conclusion
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ASUU Vows To Pursue Ongoing Strike To Logical Conclusion

- The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the 2019 elections will not stop its struggle to revitalise public varsities in the country - The chairman of ASUU, University of Ibadan chapter, Deji Omole, says ASUU is not part of INEC and that the electoral commission can look elsewhere for ad-hoc staff to conduct the election - Omole notes that what Nigerians are only interested in is credible election and not participation of lecturers The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it is ready to pursue its ongoing strike to a logical conclusion irrespective of whether there would be general elections or not. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Yakub Mahmood, had said that ...
Did Timaya’s 1st baby mama just react to his car gift to 2nd baby mama?
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Did Timaya’s 1st baby mama just react to his car gift to 2nd baby mama?

It looks like Timaya’s 1st baby mama has given her reaction to the expensive car gift the 2nd baby mama got from the popular Dance hall singer some few days ago. Timaya had taken to his Instagram page to tell the world about the gift to Tamar and he did not forget to use the medium to write on how important she is to him, saying everything good deserves to receive good things. He wrote: Everything good deserve to be BEAUTIFUL. Lil Christmas gift for my LADY @tamadecor CHULO way.❤ STOOPID Timaya’s 1st baby mama Barbara however took to her social media timeline to write that it is not about receiving and that the happiest people on earth are the ones that give and not just receive. Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.Happy Sunday...
What has God got to do with IVF? – Bisi Alimi asks
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What has God got to do with IVF? – Bisi Alimi asks

Bisi Alimi who wondered why Nigerians will be thanking God over an IVF process, took to Facebook to ask ‘What has God got to do with IVF?’. According to the Gay Rights activist, the concept of IVF is still strange in Nigeria and when it happens, you have to use the nearest and not necessarily the best example to explain it. Bisi Alimi wrote; A woman gave birth through IVF in Nigeria and everyone, including the so called intellectual are busy thanking god. What has god got to do with IVF? I am going to make additional post about the IVF case and I will shut up. I have seen reactions from a lot of Nigerians about the case of Funke and God’s intervention and after really trying to understand the thinking behind it, I came to this conclusion, and I think it will be the same conclusi...
Harry Kane Seals England’s Nations League Final Spot
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Harry Kane Seals England’s Nations League Final Spot

England staged a superb late comeback to beat Croatia at Wembley to reach the finals of the inaugural UEFA Nations League. Croatia, England’s World Cup semi-final conquerors in Moscow in July, looked set to inflict their curse once more and relegate Gareth Southgate’s side from the elite group when Andrej Kramaric’s twisting finish put them ahead via a deflection off Eric Dier after 57 minutes. England needed two goals to win the group and reach the semi-final and final stages in Portugal next June and at least inflict a small measure of revenge on Croatia for that World Cup disappointment. And they responded brilliantly to get the win their performance deserved and secure qualification for the next stage of the tournament as substitute Jesse Lingard scored from almost on the line wit...
Workers Disappointed As Federal Government Releases New Minimum Wage
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Workers Disappointed As Federal Government Releases New Minimum Wage

The negotiation by the tripartite committee on a new national minimum wage, has come to an halt as the Federal Government has come to the conclusion that it can not afford more than N25,000 per month as the new minimum wage The organized labor and Organized Private Sector (OPS) have refused to accept the figures tendered by the Federal Government and are insisting on N30,000 minimum wage per month. The Federal Government has earlier presented N21, 700 per month as new minimum wage to the other social partners when the tripartite committee resumed sitting on Thursday, October 4th. But not happy with what the Federal Government had presented despite the high cost of living in the country at the moment, the organized labor and Organized Private Sector (OPS), reportedly reached an...
Chelsea Joined Manchester City And Liverpool At The Premier League Summit
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Chelsea Joined Manchester City And Liverpool At The Premier League Summit

Chelsea joined Manchester City and Liverpool at the Premier League summit on Sunday as Riyad Mahrez blazed a late penalty over the bar when presented with a golden chance to end his team’s Anfield hoodoo. Arsenal, who lost their first two games of the season are right back in the title hunt after a 5-1 stroll against Fulham, while Chelsea saw off Southampton 3-0 to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. Liverpool came into the match unbeaten in 17 home games against Manchester City in all competitions but the atmosphere was flat at Anfield and Jurgen Klopp’s team have now gone four matches without a win. Despite all the rich attacking talent on display, Liverpool and City cancelled each other out in a cagey encounter, mustering just four shots on target between them. But as...
Ambode Did Well In Office, But He Isn’t A Good Party Man – Tinubu
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Ambode Did Well In Office, But He Isn’t A Good Party Man – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu has said that because Governor Ambode was not a good party man, hence, the APC has decided not to support his second term ambition. Bola Tinubu The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said on Tuesday that though Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has done well in office, he has not been a good party man, according to a report by Punch. Tinubu said this today while giving reason why the party has decided to withdraw support for the governor who wished to go for a second term. He stressed that the decision to abandon Ambode for Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu was beyond him, adding that he was only doing the wishes of the party, which had entrusted him with its leadership. Tinubu spoke with journalists at Ward C, Ikeja Local Gover...

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