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Singer Gyakie completes her degree programme
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Singer Gyakie completes her degree programme

Ghanaian singer, Gyakie has completed her first degree programme at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The "forever" crooner who is believed to have pursued a course in Business Administration, shared an Instastory post she captioned "congratulations to myself". In another post, Gyakie shared a photo of a faculty in her school with her the caption "the end". In an interview with TeenVogue earlier this year, Gyakie talked about her she has been juggling school and music, saying "it hasn't been an easy road for me". She has already been congratulated by some celebrities on completion of her degree programme.
Queen of England ‘to reward 18-year-old Emma Raducanu with OBE after stunning US Open win
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Queen of England ‘to reward 18-year-old Emma Raducanu with OBE after stunning US Open win

Britain's tennis star, Emma Raducanu is reportedly set to be one of the youngest CBE recipients ever after her stunning US Open win. Raducanu has ended Britain's 44-year wait for a women's Grand Slam singles champion after beating Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open in a thrilling style last week. Raducanu, who was the first qualifier ever to reach a Grand Slam final, beat her 19-year-old Canadian opponent 6-4, 6-3 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. After her stunning victory, Her Majesty personally congratulated Raducan A message from the Queen at Balmoral to the teenager read: 'I send my congratulations to you on your success in winning the United States Open Tennis Championships. It is a remarkable achievement at such a young age, and is testament to your hard work ...
Pele reacts as Ronaldo returns to Man Utd
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Pele reacts as Ronaldo returns to Man Utd

Brazil football legend, Pele, has congratulated Cristiano Ronaldo following his return to Manchester United. Ronaldo’s return to United from Juventus was officially confirmed on Tuesday. In a comment under Ronaldo’s social media post, Pele wrote: “There is no better feeling than conquering the world and returning home. “Always be happy, Cristiano.” Ronaldo left Old Trafford 12 years ago to join Real Madrid in a then world record transfer. During his first stint at the club, he scored 118 goals in 292 games. The 36-year-old also won the Premier League title three times and the Champions League in 2008.
Taliban spokesman Congratulates Afghan People after US Forces Withdrawal
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Taliban spokesman Congratulates Afghan People after US Forces Withdrawal

Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, has congratulated the people of Afghanistan following the complete withdrawal of US forces from the country. The Pentagon said the last US military planes have left Afghanistan, marking the end of the United States' longest war. The departure is the first time in nearly two decades that the US and its allies have not had troops on the ground. The evacuation effort met President Biden's withdrawal deadline, but has been marked by chaotic and bloody events. More than 170 people were killed, including 13 American service members, in last week's attack near Kabul's airport, in one of the US' worst foreign policy moves in three decades. Speaking from the runway of Kabul airport just hours after the last Ame...
We will make an example of you – Presidency Warns government Officials against Betrayal
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We will make an example of you – Presidency Warns government Officials against Betrayal

Government officials have been warned by the presidency against betrayal of trust. Permanent Secretary of the State House, Tijjani Umar gave the warning at the inauguration of the State House Anti- Corruption and Transparency Unit on Thursday August Umar. Umar was quoted saying by the State House Deputy Director (Information), Abiodun Oladunjoye, that the presidency will not hesitate to make an example of staff who breach trust. He said;   “We expect that the ACTU State House team that is being inaugurated today will not betray our trust and confidence, otherwise we shall be compelled to make an example of you in the event of any erring behaviour. I think that’s where we start from today. “On our part, the management will lead by example; We are making this commitm...
Police rescue 12 kidnapped victims in Zamfara
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Police rescue 12 kidnapped victims in Zamfara

Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have rescued 11 villagers abducted from Yakofoji village on August 12. Spokesperson of the command, SP Muhammed Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, August 19, in Gusau, said that the operatives also rescued the Chief Security Officer of College of Health Technology, Tsafe. It said that the successes recorded followed ongoing search-and-rescue operations by the command across the state. "The effort that led to the unconditional rescue was sequel to the report of abduction of 11 persons by some group of hoodlums suspected to be bandits at YARKOFOJI VILLAGE in Bakura LGA on 12th August, 2021," the statement read. "In a related development, the Command has succeeded in the unconditional rescue of Chief Security ...
Buhari should be congratulated for signing the PIB act into law. It will address environmental hazards – Governor Hope Uzodinma
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Buhari should be congratulated for signing the PIB act into law. It will address environmental hazards – Governor Hope Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should be congratulated for signing the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill 2021 into law. Recall that the PIB act ignited controversy following the allocation of three per cent revenue to host communities in the Niger Delta, while a fund for the exploration of oil in frontier basins, mostly in northern states, received 30 per cent. However in an interview on Channels Television, Uzodinma said the law will help to regulate environmental hazards such as oil spillage. The Imo state Governor said;   “All the hazards that follow the production of oil, mostly environmental hazards, are as a result of the absence of regulatory environments. “These laws when put in place, will not only regulate...
Yul Edochie hails his Daughter as she Scores 241 in JAMB
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Yul Edochie hails his Daughter as she Scores 241 in JAMB

  Yul Edochie has revealed that his daughter, Danielle, scored 241 in the JAMB examination she sat for. The actor congratulated his only daughter on Instagram and told the teenager that he and her mum are proud of her. promised that if she does well in the WAEC exams, he will surprise her with a gift.
David Beckham Sends message to Lionel Messi
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David Beckham Sends message to Lionel Messi

Former Paris Saint-Germain midfield maestro, David Beckham has sent a message to Lionel Messi after the latter’s transfer to the French Ligue 1 giants. Messi left Barcelona last week after failing to renew his contract with the LaLiga giants. The Argentine signed a two-year contract with PSG with the option for one more year this week. Reacting, Beckham, who is currently the President of Inter Miami CF, congratulated Messi for joining PSG. The former England international described Messi’s move to PSG as ‘very exciting’ for France. Beckham wrote on Instagram, “Congratulations my friend, you have now joined the family. Very exciting times not only for everyone in Paris, but for all of France…”
Egbe Lauds Bayelsa over Aiteo Cup feat
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Egbe Lauds Bayelsa over Aiteo Cup feat

Ebi Egbe, CEO, Monimichelle Group, has congratulated Bayelsa United for reaching the final of the 2021 Aiteo Cup. Bayelsa beat Rivers United 1-0 at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Friday to set up a final clash against Nasarawa United at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City on August 8. Egbe also hailed Governor Duoye Diri for his sporting strides, adding that Bayelsa had never had it so good. “What Bayelsa is doing now in sports should not come to anybody as a surprise; Diri was a former sports commissioner in Bayelsa. He knows the sector and we can see the heights Bayelsa has attained in sports,” Egbe said. “At Edo 2020 Bayelsa shocked everybody by finishing third. Talking about Aiteo Cup, it might be a double for Bayelsa. Bayelsa Queens are also in the final after beatin...
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...
Saraki Congratulates Nigeria’s D’Tigers for beating Argentina 94-71
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Saraki Congratulates Nigeria’s D’Tigers for beating Argentina 94-71

  Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigeria’s Men Basketball Team, D’Tigers, for defeating Argentina in an exhibition match ahead of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. D’Tigers had defeated Team USA in a stunning performance on Saturday. Team Nigeria dominated with a 94-71 win over fourth ranked Argentina. Saraki in a post via his Twitter page commended D’Tigers on their 23-point win against Argentina. He stated that the nation’s men’s basketball team, who over the weekend became the first African side to defeat the United States of America, continue to make the entire nation proud. He tweeted: “Another inspiring performance by D’Tigers (@NigeriaBasket) on the road to the #TokyoOlympics! Well done guys, you keep making the entire nation proud!” Sa...
Tokyo Olympics: Saraki reacts as Nigeria’s D’Tigers beats USA in historic win
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Tokyo Olympics: Saraki reacts as Nigeria’s D’Tigers beats USA in historic win

Immediate-past Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigeria’s Men Basketball Team, D’Tigers, on their historic win against Team USA. Nigeria in a stunning performance on Saturday night defeated the United States of America 90-87 in an exhibition match ahead of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. Saraki in a post via his Twitter page expressed happiness over their performance and growth both individually and as a team. The former Senate President urged the team to kelp performance and take its great form to the Olympics. His tweet read: “Impressive performance by our Men’s Basketball Team, D’Tigers! Coming back from a 10-point deficit against Team USA. “It is great to see how much they have all grown individually and collectively! “Let’s take this great ...
NPFL: Atule Gifts Katsina United Season’s first away win
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NPFL: Atule Gifts Katsina United Season’s first away win

  Katsina United Football Club forward, Joseph Atule has secured for his club their first away match victory this season with the goal he scored against Jigawa Golden Stars at exactly 30 minutes into the first half. Atule’s goal which happened to be the only goal in the 90 minutes encounter held at Ahmadu Bello Stadium was enough to break the away win jinx droughts against his club, Katsina United. Shortly after the encounter, the Commissioner of Sports and Social Development, Sani Aliyu Danlami, who could not hide his joy, congratulated the club for the well-deserved victory. The excited commissioner while considering the recent performance of the club in the Nigeria Premier League declared that Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s huge investment in the club has started pay...
Euro 2020: Pele Reacts as Ronaldo Equals Ali Dael’s Goal Record
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Euro 2020: Pele Reacts as Ronaldo Equals Ali Dael’s Goal Record

Brazil football legend, Pele, has sent a message to Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, after the Juventus superstar equalled Iran’s legendary striker, Ali Daei’s record for most international goals in men’s football. Ronaldo equalled Daei’s goal record after scoring a brace in Portugal’s Euro 2020 draw against France on Wednesday. The 36-year-old is now the joint highest men’s international scorer with 109 goals and has received a message of congratulations from Daei, whose record he equalled. The former Real Madrid and Manchester United star now has the chance to break that record in Portugal’s last-16 clash against Belgium on Sunday evening. Reacting, Pele, in a post via his Instagram account, congratulated Ronaldo and backed the forward to surpass Daei’s record. Pel...
“If I decide to take everything today, nothing de happen”- Jude Ighalo’s wife, Sonia, replies trolls who say she is pained for calling him out
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“If I decide to take everything today, nothing de happen”- Jude Ighalo’s wife, Sonia, replies trolls who say she is pained for calling him out

Footballer, Jude Ighalo's wife, Sonia, has replied to trolls who say she called him out on IG because she is pained. The footballer and Sonia have been having marital crises for a while. He has since been alleged to have dated some women including actress Lilian Esoro. This evening, Sonia via her Instastories congratulated him on the birth of his new baby from another woman. Read here. Shortly after her post was shared, some persons claimed she called him out because she was pained. Responding, Sonia pointed out that she is the legally married wife and that if she wants to collect everything from him, she can. The mum of three alleged that Jude welcomed a baby with another woman since February and has refused to pay child support despite court orders. See her response as she ...
I Take Care of my Kids and that of Others – Toyin Lawani’s husband, Segun Wealth Debunks Claims of Abandoning his Kids
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I Take Care of my Kids and that of Others – Toyin Lawani’s husband, Segun Wealth Debunks Claims of Abandoning his Kids

Celebrity stylist Toyin Lawani's husband, Segun Wealth has debunked rumors of him abandoning his kids. In an Instagram exchange with a follower who congratulated him for recent marriage to Toyin and also asked him to take good care of his kids, Segun stated that he takes care of his kids and that of others. He added Nigerians won't be shown that part and it is better they don't, because it is good for parenting. See the exchange below.......
Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.
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Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.

Former US President, Donald Trump has congratulated the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter activities in the country. "Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech - all voices should be heard," Trump said in a statement. The Republican politician also encouraged other countries to follow in Nigeria’s footsteps and ban Twitter and Facebook before stating that he should have banned Twitter and Facebook when he was in the White House, but claimed he was discouraged by Mark Zuckerberg. "In the meantime, competitors will emerge and take hold. Who are they to dictate good and evil if they themselves are evil? Perhaps I should have d...
Uche Elendu Slams Follower Who Called her out for Celebrating Nuella Njubigbo and her Estranged Husband Tchidi Chikere’s ex-wife Sophia
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Uche Elendu Slams Follower Who Called her out for Celebrating Nuella Njubigbo and her Estranged Husband Tchidi Chikere’s ex-wife Sophia

Uche Elendu has slammed a follower who insulted her for celebrating both Nuella Njubigbo and her estranged husband Tchidi Chikere's ex-wife, Sophia Williams, on the same day. Uche Elendu had left a comment on Nuella Njubigbo's post to congratulate her following news she got a new car. Then, she also congratulated Tchidi Chikere's ex-wife, Sophia Williams, after she shared a video of a new born on her page. Sophia and Nuella aren't friends and Sophia recently shaded Nuella following speculations her marriage to Tchidi has crashed. So, Uche congratulating both women led a follower to call out Uche by accusing her of not being able to decide where she wants to stand. Uche hit back, slamming the follower and the follower hit back too. See the exchange below. ...
Salah Reacts as Harry Kane Wins Premier League Golden Boot
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Salah Reacts as Harry Kane Wins Premier League Golden Boot

Liverpool ace, Mohamed Salah, has congratulated Tottenham Hotspur striker, Harry Kane, for winning this year’s Premier League Golden Boot. Salah insisted that the England captain deserved the award this season. The former Chelsea star missed out on the Premier League Golden Boot after Kane scored on the Premier League last day of the season against Leicester City. Both Salah and Kane went into the last games of the season on Sunday level on 22 goals. But Kane grabbed his 23rd in the first half of their 4-2 victory against Leicester City. The pair both missed out to Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy last season. “Very well deserved! Congratulations!” the 28-year-old wrote on Twitter in response to Kane’s own celebratory post.
Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rivaldo names club to Reach Champions League final
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Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rivaldo names club to Reach Champions League final

  Brazilian legend, Rivaldo, has predicted Real Madrid to reach the Champions League final this season at the expense of Chelsea. Rivaldo believes Real Madrid’s experience and know-how at this stage of the Champions League will give them an edge over the Premier League giants. Chelsea will tackle Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final fixture later this month. Thomas Tuchel’s men eliminated FC Porto from the Champions League quarter-final encounter a few days ago, while the LaLiga champions knocked Liverpool out from the competition. “I see Real Madrid as the favourite to reach the [Champions League] final because they have a solid and very experienced squad which always tends to play better in these kinds of decisive matches, becoming a specialist in the la...
You Have Contributed Greatly To Delta – Okowa Hails Tompolo On 50th Birthday
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You Have Contributed Greatly To Delta – Okowa Hails Tompolo On 50th Birthday

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has congratulated Niger Delta activist and ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo as he clocks 50 years. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Monday in Asaba, said that Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo, was an illustrious son of Niger Delta, who had contributed immensely to the peace and development of the region. He said that Ekpemupolo's crave for the development of Niger Delta compelled him to embrace the Presidential Amnesty offered by the Federal Government to armed agitators in the region in 2009, thereby ending the near-intractabl e militancy in the area. He remarked that ‘’Tompolo’’ contributed hugely to the restoration and sustenance of peace in Delta, recalling that his swift interv...
Guardiola Names areas Man City must Improve after Beating Dortmund
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Guardiola Names areas Man City must Improve after Beating Dortmund

  Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has identified areas his team must improve after beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie on Tuesday night at Etihad. Guardiola, who congratulated his players after securing a vital win over Bundesliga giants, said Man City must improve more on their pressing and build-up in order to qualify for the semi-final. Kelvin de Bruyne opened the scoring for Man City in the first half, but Marco Reus equalized for Dortmund in the second half, but Phil Foden’s late winner gave the Premier League leaders a first-leg advantage ahead of the return leg next week in Germany. “I want to congratulate the players,” Guardiola told the club website after the game. “How they stuck together. The quality o...
Tinubu Remains Influential In Nigeria – Buhari
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Tinubu Remains Influential In Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Bola Tinubu on his 69th birthday. Buhari hailed the former Governor of Lagos State, “whose acumen and influence according to him, continue to resonate around the country and beyond”. In a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its members in celebrating Tinubu. The President recognized the “patriot and statesman” on the 12th colloquium, an intellectual gathering to commemorate his birthday. Buhari said the event had over the years turned into a veritable opportunity for discussing topical national issues, and harnessing ideas that will move the nation forward. On the theme, “Our Common Bond, Our Common Wealth: Imperative of National Cohesion for Growth and Prosper...
Burna Boy is a Pride of Rivers State – Governor Wike Says
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Burna Boy is a Pride of Rivers State – Governor Wike Says

Governor Nyesom Wike has described Grammy award-winning Afrobeat artist, Burna Boy, as the pride of the state. Governor Wike said this when Burna Boy, his parents and management team paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday March 27. “There is no Rivers person that will say he or she is not happy with the kind of pride you’ve brought us. I am very happy and I can tell you, whatever you think we can do to promote you, we will continue to do it.” he said Wike congratulated Burna Boy for the honour he did to the people of the state all over the world explaining that when news broke that Burna Boy was the winner in the Best Global Music Album category with his Twice As Tall album, the entire state was elated.
Ortom Congratulates JM Liberty Football Team on Promotion to National League
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Ortom Congratulates JM Liberty Football Team on Promotion to National League

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated the management and players of the JM Liberty Football Team on their promotion to the Nigerian National League, NNL, also known as the professional league. The Governor gave the commendation during a courtesy call on him by the Chairman JM Liberty Football Team, Mr. Jeremiah Avungu, and the Chairman Benue State Football Association, Mrs Margaret Icheen. He expressed delight over the team’s capacity to emerge victorious in a competition involving 13 teams from various states of the North, hosted in Jos, Plateau State and for being the only team to be promoted in the North Central zone. Governor Ortom who encouraged the players to remain committed and aim for national and international teams, also charged the counci...
Ronaldo Surpasses Pele’s Goal Record
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Ronaldo Surpasses Pele’s Goal Record

Brazil legend, Pele, has congratulated Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, for breaking his record of goals in official matches. Recall that Ronaldo broke Pele’s record after scoring a hat-trick in Juventus’s 3-1 Serie A win over Cagliari on Sunday. The Portugal captain reached 770 official goals in his professional career. Reacting, Pele, in a post via his Instagram handle, congratulated Ronaldo, adding that he admired the 36-year-old, but his only regret was not being able to give him a hug. “@cristiano, life is a solo flight. Each makes his own journey. And what a beautiful journey you are having! I admire you a lot, I love watching you play and this is no secret to anyone. “Congratulations on breaking my record of goals in official matches. My only regret is not be...
Liverpool React as Steven Gerrard Wins Scottish Premiership title With Rangers
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Liverpool React as Steven Gerrard Wins Scottish Premiership title With Rangers

  Liverpool have congratulated Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard, after he guided the team to win this season’s Scottish Premiership title on Sunday. Gerrard’s men won the Scottish Premiership title for the first time since 2011 after Celtic were held to a goalless draw at Dundee United on Sunday afternoon. Rangers were relegated to Scotland’s fourth tier back in 2012 after the financial collapse but have rebuilt steadily and have now denied Celtic a record-breaking 10th consecutive top-flight crown. The Gers defeated St Mirren 3-0 on Saturday at Ibrox, which brought the title in sight. Reacting, Liverpool, in a tweet via its Twitter handle, complimented their former player, Gerrard, and his team. Liverpool tweeted: “Congratulations from all of us at #LFC to Steven...
‘I’ll Call Messi’ – Guardiola Challenges Bayern Munich to a sextuple Match With Barcelona after Winning Club World Cup
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‘I’ll Call Messi’ – Guardiola Challenges Bayern Munich to a sextuple Match With Barcelona after Winning Club World Cup

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola has challenged manager Hansi Flick and his Bayern Munich team to a ‘battle of the sextuples.’ The challenge came after Bayern Munich matched Guardiola’s Barcelona team’s achievement with a sixth straight trophy. Bayern beat Tigres to win the Club World Cup on Thursday, adding to five other titles they won in a single year. Bayern won the Bundesliga, Champions League, DFB-Pokal, UEFA Super Cup and DFL-Supercup titles over the last year. This means that the Bundesliga giants became only the second side ever to win the sextuple, matching Guardiola’s legendary 2009 Barcelona team. Reacting to the development, Guardiola who now manages Manchester City, congratulated Bayern Munich and the manager for equaling his record. “But I would like...
AU Needs to  be Reformed to Stay Relevant – Buhari
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AU Needs to be Reformed to Stay Relevant – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the reformation of the structures and operations of the African Union. The President who spoke during a virtual intervention at the ongoing two-day 34th Summit of the AU, also congratulated elected members of the African Union Commission, 2021, which include the Chairman, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chad, and Deputy Chairman, Dr Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Rwanda. According to President Buhari, AU would become stale except it becomes more result oriented. A statement released by Buhari's media aide, Garba Shehu read; President Muhammadu Buhari has called for a comprehensive reform of the structures and operations of the African Union, to make it more functional in meeting targets, warning that the organization would become stale, except it become...
There’s No Difference Between Oshiomhole And Donald Trump – Idahosa
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There’s No Difference Between Oshiomhole And Donald Trump – Idahosa

Chief Charles Idahosa, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his victory in the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC). A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Saturday dismissed the case as Justice Ahmed Mohammed held that the plaintiffs relied on the photocopied document presented by Governor Obaseki without getting in touch with the university to verify the authenticity of the said certificate. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information in the state blamed Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the mastermind behind the case, saying the former Edo state governor is hell-bent on distracting the governor from fulfilling his electoral pr...
FIFA Reacts as Arsenal Defeat Chelsea to Win FA Cup
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FIFA Reacts as Arsenal Defeat Chelsea to Win FA Cup

FIFA has congratulated Arsenal for winning this year’s FA Cup final. The Gunners beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 at an empty Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the star of the show with two goals, cancelling out Christian Pulisic’s opener. The world football governing body took to their official Twitter feed, to hail Arsenal’s achievement. The tweet read: “14 – @Arsenal12 – @ManUtd8 – @ChelseaFC8 – @SpursOfficial “Arsenal had the joint-3rd most FA Cup triumphs when the 21st century began. “They’ve astonishingly won the last 7 finals in which they’ve played to leapfrog fierce rivals Spurs & Man Utd & go clear at the top.” On Aubameyang’s performance, FIFA added: “70 – @Aubameyang768 – @MoSalah65 – @sterling7 “Since Aubameyang’s deb...
Mesut  Ozil Reacts as Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1
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Mesut Ozil Reacts as Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, has congratulated his team-mates after they won the FA Cup on Saturday. A brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw the Gunners come from a goal down to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, after Christian Pulisic had opened the scoring. Ozil was absent at the game, having been told by manager, Mikel Arteta that he wasn’t going to be in his matchday squad, in which he could name nine substitutes on the bench. The German took the opportunity to travel to Turkey. However, after the game, he took to his Instagram page to post a picture of Aubameyang with the trophy. He wrote: “Great job my boys!” Arteta was asked about Ozil’s absence after the match and replied: “We don’t have Matteo here and Mesut but they deserve credit as they played their part....
Tottenham vs Man Utd: Mourinho Congratulates Marcus Rashford
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Tottenham vs Man Utd: Mourinho Congratulates Marcus Rashford

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho has congratulated Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford for his successful free school meals campaign ahead of both side’s Premier League clash on Friday night. Rashford’s campaign for children in England to receive free school meals outside of term period amid the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a U-turn from the UK Government earlier this week. The 22-year-old England international made a personal plea, as well as an open letter to British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Around 1.3 million school children in England will now benefit as a result of the new decision. Reacting to the development, Mourinho, who coached Rashford during his time at Old Trafford, heaped praises on the forward, adding that he...
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Rashford Reacts as Ighalo Extends Man Utd Deal

Manchester United striker, Marcus Rashford, has congratulated Odion Ighalo on extending his stay at the club. The Premier League side and Shanghai Shenhua have reached an agreement that will see Ighalo remain at Old Trafford until January 2021. The 30-year-old has been allowed to remain with United, amid uncertainty over the resumption of the Chinese Super League and when foreign players can return. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer brought in Ighalo in the January window, after Rashford suffered a back injury. However, the England forward is fit again and will be ready to lead the attack for United, when the season restarts. Rashford retweeted United’s official announcement on Ighalo’s loan extension and commented, “Congrats @ighalojude”. Ighalo re...
Regina Daniels Gives Birth to Baby – Kemi Olunloyo Claims
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Regina Daniels Gives Birth to Baby – Kemi Olunloyo Claims

Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has claimed actress Regina Daniels has given birth to her baby. Taking to her twitter page, the 55-year-old took congratulated the couples on their new born baby. She wrote “Congrats to you Regina on the birth of your billionaire baby. Nigeria is still in the MSM mode. #drkemiolunloyo” Although Regina is yet to react to this so the news is not confirmed yet . Recall that days ago, Regina Daniels billionaire husband, Ned surprised his fans and well-wishers by announcing that the actress is pregnant with their child and will be expecting in her baby soon. The politician wrote; “It is now official. I am excited to announce that my baby is having a baby regina.daniels” The Delta born actress later took to her Insta...
Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying
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Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying

Nollywood actress and billionaire wife, Regina Daniels is pregnant and Nigerians have been talking about her since the news broke yesterday on social media. Yesterday, her husband Ned Nwoko had taken to Instagram to announce that they are expecting their 1st baby together. He wrote: It is now official. I am excited to announce that my baby is having a baby ❤️ @regina.daniels Reacting to the news, most Nigerians on Twitter congratulated the couple and many emphasized on how money plays a vital role in having a blissful relationship, considering the age difference between the couple. “Wow, so Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko are having a baby. In this life, hustle and make money, my brother hustle!!” a social media user wrote A user even wrote that whoever is hati...
FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays
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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 25th, and Tuesday, May 26th, as public holidays to mark the Eldi Fitri Celebration. This was made known by Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja. Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast. A statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighborliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Nigerian Woman Delivers Baby Aboard Emirates Airline to Lagos
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Nigerian Woman Delivers Baby Aboard Emirates Airline to Lagos

A Nigerian woman, Mrs Kafayat Amusan, one of the stranded Nigerians in Dubai, UAE, has been delivered of a baby boy on board Emirates airline departing to Lagos. This was according to a statement released by Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa. She reportedly put to bed on board the plane, 30 minutes after departure, which resulted in the plane returning back to Dubai after take off. Emirates Airline had to change to another aircraft which is now en route to Lagos with 265 returnees on board. Hon. Abike Dabiri congratulated Mrs Amusan for another addition in her family and prayed she return safely to the country. Dabiri-Erewa said she will return to Nigeria after obtaining a birth certificate and other necessary travel documents ...
Lockdown: Couple hold online wedding Ceremony Attended by Their Family Members in Different Parts of the World
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Lockdown: Couple hold online wedding Ceremony Attended by Their Family Members in Different Parts of the World

Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, a couple decided to have an online wedding to give their family members the opportunity to ''attend'' their wedding. Twitter user @KiyaniBba, who is the younger sister of the groom, shared the story online. She wrote ''Today was my big bro's wedding. Because of the virus, only the bride, groom and their witnesses were allowed in the room. As the official CTO of my family, I suggested that we set up a Zoom so that our relatives and friends could join us. I present you the first Zoom Wedding. We had more than 45 people from France, CIV, Netherlands, SA, Calgary, etc. I muted everyone during the ceremony and recorded everything using zoom. People cried during the vows, at the end I unmuted them and all at the same time they applauded and congratul...
Military Confirms Death of one Soldier in Battle with Boko Haram at Garkida
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Military Confirms Death of one Soldier in Battle with Boko Haram at Garkida

The Nigerian army has confirmed the death of one of its personnel in Friday’s counter offensive against Boko Haram by troops of 232 Battalion of 23 Armoured Brigade under Operation Lafiya Dole in Garkida, Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa. In a statement released by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations for 23 Brigade Maj. Haruna Sani, the Nigerian army stated that it successfully defended the town which was beseiged by the terrorists with about seven Gun Trucks and a number of motorcycles. The military said it killed many of the Boko Haram terrorists, while others left with gunshot wounds which was evident in the trails of blood along their withdrawal route. The statement reads in part; “Gallant troops of 232 Battalion of 23 Armoured Brigade under Operatio...
I Won’t Wash My Clothes After I Hugged Lionel Messi – Martin Braithwaite
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I Won’t Wash My Clothes After I Hugged Lionel Messi – Martin Braithwaite

Barcelona's emergency signing Martin Braithwaite joked he "won't wash my clothes after I hugged Lionel Messi" after setting up one of the Argentina legend's four goals in a thumping win over Eibar. Barca were given special dispensation to sign former Middlesbough man Braithwaite this week, and he came off the bench to play a part in late goals for Messi and Arthur that put the pressure back on title rivals Real Madrid. "Messi congratulated me, he's a great guy and tried to make me feel comfortable on the pitch by passing to me often," Braithwaite, 28, said. "I'm very happy to have given my first assist to Leo."'We've made an extraordinary signing' Messi scored three goals in 26 first-half minutes before adding a late fourth from Braithwaite's saved attempt as Barcelona move...
Singer Mayorkun Acquires a New Range Rover
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Singer Mayorkun Acquires a New Range Rover

Nigerian singer, Mayorkun, has acquired a brand new Range Rover. One of Mayorkun's friends took to his Instagram story to show off the new whip as he congratulated the 'Geng' singer, who was also seen in the video. Congrats to him! Watch the video below. 
German Govt Calls for New Elections in Thuringia After Uproar
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German Govt Calls for New Elections in Thuringia After Uproar

Germany’s coalition parties have called for voters in Thuringia to return to the polls after the shock election of a state premier with the help of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) triggered national outrage and protests. “We rule out forming a government or political majorities with votes from the AfD,” a statement from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) read, following a crisis meeting of coalition party leaders in Berlin. Thomas Kemmerlich of the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) beat out left-wing incumbent Bodo Ramelow to become state premier in Thuringia on Wednesday with the support of lawmakers from Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the AfD. Working with the AfD – an anti-immigrant party accused of h...
Record Breaking ABU First Class Graduate Gets Governor Bafaru’s Overseas Scholarship
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Record Breaking ABU First Class Graduate Gets Governor Bafaru’s Overseas Scholarship

The Jigawa State Governor, Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has awarded overseas scholarship to Ahmadu Bello University’s (ABU) First Class graduate, Safiyu Haruna Mallam Madori. The student broke a 58-year record of the University. Safiyanu Haruna of Malam Madori Local Government Area of Jigawa State from Arabic Department of the University has made history by graduating with a cumulative Grade Point Average of 4.73 that no student ever graduated with in the 58 years history of the University. The Arabic Department of the Ahmadu Bello University has a reputation that no student ever graduated with First Class since its creation in 1962. Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar made the announcement today while receiving the student at the government house. He congratula...
Kim Kardashian Shows Off the Orange Ivy Park X Adidas box she got from Beyonce
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Kim Kardashian Shows Off the Orange Ivy Park X Adidas box she got from Beyonce

Kim Kardashian is one of those celebrities who received an orange box from Beyonce containing her Ivy Park X Adidas collection. Numerous A-list American celebrities and influencers received the orange box and inside collection from Beyonce and they took to Instagram to show it off prior to the launch of the collection. People soon noticed that Kim Kardashian has not made any post showing off an orange closet and it led to speculations as fans said it was proof that both women do not get along. Well, Kim took to her Instagram Story an hour ago - days after the launch of the collection - to reveal that she also got the PR package. She modelled some of the clothes then apologized that her post was coming late. She also congratulated Beyonce and Adidas on a successful launch. "S...
Gedoni Appointed As Special Adviser To Governor Ben Ayade
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Gedoni Appointed As Special Adviser To Governor Ben Ayade

Former Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Gedoni Ekpata has been appointed as a Special Adviser to Cross State Governor Ben Ayade. The Cross River state governor only recently appointed music mogul, Ubi Franklin as a special adviser, and has now added another star to his team. Gedoni was appointed as Governor Ben Ayade’s Special Adviser on Garment Factory and Branding, and this was made known in a statement released by the Cross River State Governor’s media aide, Christian Ita. Read statement below; The state governor, His Excellency Sir Ben Ayade has approved the following appointments: 1. Dakwan Elizabeth Bambu- Special Adviser, Calas Vegas 2. Emmauel Bepe- Special Adviser, Executive Protocol 3. Rosemary Tutu Ekeng- DG, Investment Promotion 4. Erasmus Ekpang- Specia...
Former NFL Star, Victor Cruz Confesses he Loves Karrueche Tran Enough to Marry Her
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Former NFL Star, Victor Cruz Confesses he Loves Karrueche Tran Enough to Marry Her

Former American NFL star, Victor Cruz, 33, and actress, Karrueche Tran, 31,  are still going strong since they started dating in 2018. During an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show on Thursday morning, the ex-New York Giants wide receiver confessed his love for his woman and admitted that she is enough for him to marry her. When Wendy Williams asked Victor if he wants to get married in the future, he replied: “I do,” to which Wendy then asked if he “loves” Karrueche enough to marry her. “Absolutely, absolutely,” the Super Bowl champ gushed, which prompted Wendy to ask if he wants more kids. Victor, who is already a dad to 8-year-old daughter, Kennedy Cruz, who he shares with his ex, said: “I do [want more kid],” noting, “I want my little boy, I need my football player.” Howe...
Rochas Okorocha Congratulates Hope Uzodinma, Pledges to Work with him
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Rochas Okorocha Congratulates Hope Uzodinma, Pledges to Work with him

Senator Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo State, has congratulated the new governor-elect of the state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, with a pledge to give him his “unflinching support” as he assumes office tomorrow January 15th. In a statement  released by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha, who now represents Imo West Senatorial District at the Senate, said that Uzodinma’s emergence was a good omen for the All Progressives Congress. “The former governor of the state and senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new governor of the state. “Owelle Okorocha also congratulated the APC members in Imo for the victory. He called on all hands t...

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