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Zayn Malik’s family reportedly begging him to return to the UK’ following altercation with ex Gigi Hadid’s mother Yolanda
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Zayn Malik’s family reportedly begging him to return to the UK’ following altercation with ex Gigi Hadid’s mother Yolanda

Zayn Malik's family have reportedly sent a plea to the singer to return home after his alleged altercation with ex-Gigi Hadid's mother Yolanda. The singer, 28, pleaded no contest to the four harassment charges against him back in October and was sentenced to 360 days probation, an anger management course and he must have no contact with Yolanda or a security guard who witnessed the fight. Zayn's family are now desperate to be reunited with the Pillow Talk hitmaker, an insider has revealed to The Sun. They said: 'Zayn is having a hard time right now and his family just want him to return home to Bradford. 'For Zayn’s mum [Trisha], she is having to watch her son struggle thousands of miles away and it is really difficult for her. 'A mother’s instinct is to protect her child ...
Zayn Malik pleads ‘no contest’ to harassing Gigi Hadid and her mother Yolanda Hadid
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Zayn Malik pleads ‘no contest’ to harassing Gigi Hadid and her mother Yolanda Hadid

Musician Zayn Malik has pleaded no contest to charges that he harassed his girlfriend Gigi Hadid her mother Yolanda Hadid during a violent September 29 argument at the family's home outside Philadelphia. The former One Direction singer was accused of grabbing Yolanda Hadid and shoving her against a dresser, according to court documents. Malik also engaged in "continuous cursing" at Yolanda Hadid, the documents said, calling her a "f****** Dutch slut" and telling her to stay away from his daughter. Malik, 28, also told Gigi Hadid to "strap on some f***ing balls and defend your partner against your f***ing mother in my house", according to charging documents filed in Bucks County. Sources told TMZ that Gigi was actually in Paris, but Zayn allegedly said this to her on a phone c...
Zayn Malik responds to claim he “struck” Gigi Hadid’s mother and appears to hint he and Gigi are no longer together
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Zayn Malik responds to claim he “struck” Gigi Hadid’s mother and appears to hint he and Gigi are no longer together

Zayn Malik has responded via Twitter to the claim made by his daughter's grandmother that he struck her. Yolanda Hadid claimed that 28-year-old Zayn, who shares a daughter with her daughter Gigi Hadid, struck her last week and she's planning to file a police report . Zayn responded via Twitter. He said that he has "agreed not to contest claims arising from an argument" and alleges the incident involved nothing more than an exchange of "harsh words." A rep for Malik said: "I adamantly deny striking Yolanda Hadid and for the sake of my daughter I decline to give any further details and I hope that Yolanda will reconsider her false allegations and move towards healing these family issues in private." In Malik's twitter response he claimed that the incident was triggered by try...
Tyson Fury takes his post-fight celebrations to the pool as he parties with wife and DJ Steve Aoki after his win against Deontay Wilder
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Tyson Fury takes his post-fight celebrations to the pool as he parties with wife and DJ Steve Aoki after his win against Deontay Wilder

Triumphant Tyson Fury took his post-fight celebrations to the pool, just hours after his boxing win against Deontay Wilder in a thrilling 11 round contest. The British heavyweight champion joined guests at the Wet Republic pool party in Las Vegas after partying late into the night following his emphatic win. Tyson Fury takes his post-fight celebrations to the pool as he parties with wife and DJ Steve Aoki after his win against?Deontay Wilder (Photos) Shirtless Fury, 33, was joined by wife Paris and DJ Steve Aoki as he celebrated the victory at the packed afterparty event, held exclusively in his honour. Tyson Fury takes his post-fight celebrations to the pool as he parties with wife and DJ Steve Aoki after his win against?Deontay Wilder (Photos) The boxer beat Wilder in the ...
Keep making history – Zlatan, others send message to Tyson Fury over trilogy fight with Wilder
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Keep making history – Zlatan, others send message to Tyson Fury over trilogy fight with Wilder

AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling and Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard have sent messages of support to British fighter, Tyson Fury, ahead of his trilogy fight against American boxer, Deontay Wilder. Fury and Wilder will on Saturday night clash in Nevada, their third contest in less than three years, to decide the WBC and The Ring heavyweight titles. Zlatan, who is a big fan of Fury, wished the Gypsy King big luck against Wilder and urged him to keep making history. The former Man United star was quoted by BT Sport’s official Twitter handle as saying: “Tyson Fury, my friend, what is up. I hope you are well, I hope the camp went well, I hope your family is well, I hope everything is as it should be. “I want to wish you big luck, even if you don’...
Arteta reacts to Arsenal fans booing players during 2-0 defeat to Chelsea
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Arteta reacts to Arsenal fans booing players during 2-0 defeat to Chelsea

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has insisted the fans are behind him. Arteta and the players were booed off at half time and full time, as they lost 2-0 to Chelsea on Sunday. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Reece James saw the Gunners lose two games in two league fixtures. It is 67 years since they lost their opening three and they face Manchester City next weekend. When asked about the frustrated supporters voicing their frustration, Arteta said: “No. I saw a lot of excitement from them at the beginning. “They really tried to push the team. When you are 2-0 down at half time nobody is happy. We are fooling ourselves if we think they were. But in the second half they were behind them. Even the players were saying that they felt it. But in the end, they were frustrated. “...
Manchester United 5-1 Leeds United: Bruno Fernandes hat-trick in Thrilling Old Trafford Opener
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Manchester United 5-1 Leeds United: Bruno Fernandes hat-trick in Thrilling Old Trafford Opener

Bruno Fernandes scored a hat-trick at a raucous Old Trafford as Manchester United made a stunning start to the new Premier League season with a 5-1 rout of old adversaries Leeds. Fernandes familiarly starred in a pulsating clash in front of 75,000 fans, opening the scoring (30) before settling an epic contest after a frantic second-half spell during which Luke Ayling's spectacular strike had fleetingly pulled Leeds level. Mason Greenwood (52) drilled Manchester United back ahead before Fernandes sent them clear in ruthless fashion (53, 60) to thrillingly kickstart a campaign Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deemed "vitally important" as he bids to finally deliver silverware. Paul Pogba recorded the fourth assist of his own imperious display when he teed up Fred for a fifth (68) ...
Tokyo Olympics: Atiku advises Blessing Oborududu as she chases Gold medal against Mensah-Stock in wrestling final
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Tokyo Olympics: Atiku advises Blessing Oborududu as she chases Gold medal against Mensah-Stock in wrestling final

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has advised Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu after she booked her place in the final of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. DAILY POST reports that Oborududu defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 on Monday to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest. Oborududu will now face Americans Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final. The 32-year-old had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals. Her qualification guarantees Team Nigeria a silver or gold medal at Tokyo Olympics. Reacting to the development, Atiku, in a tweet via his Twitter handle advised Oborududu, to be bold when she clashes with Mensah-Stock. ...
Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu chases Silver, Gold after Qualification for final in wrestling
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Tokyo Olympics: Blessing Oborududu chases Silver, Gold after Qualification for final in wrestling

Nigeria’s Blessing Oborodudu has booked her place in the final of the women’s wrestling event at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan. Oborududu defeated Battsetseg Soronzobold of Mongolia 7-2 to reach the final of the 68kg gold medal contest on Monday. She will now face Americans Tamyra Mensah-Stock in the final. Mensah-Stock had defeated Ukraine’s Alla Cherkasova in the other semi-final. Oborodudu had defeated Azerbaijani’s Elis Manolova and Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan to advance to her first Olympic semi-finals. The 32-year-old’s qualification guarantees Team Nigeria a silver or gold medal at Tokyo Olympics.
Ogun PDP Boycotts Saturday LG Poll
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Ogun PDP Boycotts Saturday LG Poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has withdrawn from the July 24 council polls in Ogun State. Chairman of the party in Ogun, Hon Sikirulai Ogundele made the announcement on Thursday July 22, barely 24 hours to the election. Ogundele who had earlier dragged Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to court for dealing with a faction loyal to the late Buruji Kashamu of the PDP in the State, urged aspirants and members of the party to remain calm as the withdrawal was sequel to Ogun State High Court's judgement on a case between him and OGSIEC. The statement read; “Sequel to the judgement of the Ogun State High Court, Isabo in suit no M/55/2021 between Sikirulai Ogundele VS OGSIEC, affirming the CONSENT JUDGEMENT of the Federal High Court, Abuja as delivered on 22nd...
Nigerian Idol Winner, Kingdom Kroseide, Gets Bayelsa Govt Scholarship
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Nigerian Idol Winner, Kingdom Kroseide, Gets Bayelsa Govt Scholarship

The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has announced an educational scholarship for the winner of the Nigerian Idol Season 6 singing contest, Kingdom Kroseide. Diri, who announced this on Friday when he received Kingdom and his team at the Government House, Yenagoa, also appointed him as Youth Ambassador in the state. He said the government would henceforth bear the responsibility of the 24-year-old talented singer’s education at the Federal University, Otuoke, where he is a student and up to a Master’s Degree level if he so desires. The governor said, “In appreciation of the honour you have brought to the state, I hereby announce that you are on the scholarship of the Bayelsa State Government. As you finish your first degree and if you proceed for a Master’s Degree, the scho...
Copa America final: Neymar slams Brazilians supporting Messi, Argentina to win
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Copa America final: Neymar slams Brazilians supporting Messi, Argentina to win

Neymar has hit out at Brazilians who are supporting Argentina to win the Copa America final on Sunday at the Maracana, because they support Lionel Messi. Brazil became the host of this year’s Copa, after CONMEBOL confirmed Argentina and Colombia would no longer stage the event. SporTV journalist, Fabiola Andrade, is among those who have publicly come out to support Argentina in the final. Andrade explained her controversial decision on Instagram, stating that “I love Brazil, Brazilian football…I have several Argentine friends. But I’m not going to root for Argentina in the Copa America final because of them, no,” adding that Messi “needs to win a title with his country’s shirt! For justice!” But Neymar posted on Instagram: “I am ‘Brazilian with a lot of pride and with a lot...
Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s appeal, upholds Senator Abiru’s victory
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Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s appeal, upholds Senator Abiru’s victory

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi's appeal for disqualification of Senator Adetokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from continuing to represent Lagos East Senatorial District, has been struck out by the Supreme Court. Gbadamosi and the PDP through their counsel, Senior Advocate Of Nigeria Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa had challenged Abiru’s eligibility to contest the election, raising, among others, allegations of double voter registration, residency and indigeneship. They approached the apex court after losing at the lower and appellate courts. Justice Adamu Jauro who wrote the lead judgment upheld the arguments of Senior Advocates Of Nigeria, Kemi Pinheiro for Abiru and Abiodun Owonikoko for APC, that the appeal lacked merit. The court...
Euro 2020: Former EPL referee, Walton explains why VAR refused to overturn England’s penalty
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Euro 2020: Former EPL referee, Walton explains why VAR refused to overturn England’s penalty

A former Premier League referee Peter Walton has explained why VAR did not overturn England’s controversial penalty against Denmark during their semi-final clash on Wednesday night. Referee Danny Makkelie decided to penalise Jannik Vestergaard for making contact with England forward Raheem Sterling during the extratime of the absorbing contest. Denmark took the lead through Mikkel Damsgaard’s stunning free-kick but an own goal from Simon Kjaer helped the Three Lions back into the contest. England were unable to find a way through until they were awarded a spot kick in very unclear circumstances. Peter Walton explained on ITV, “It has to be a clear and obvious error, there’s also an upper body check by the Danish defender. I think this is a penalty and VAR is checking it. ...
Euro 2020: Morata speaks after missing penalty as Spain crash out
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Euro 2020: Morata speaks after missing penalty as Spain crash out

Spain striker, Alvaro Morata has spoken out first time after missing a penalty during the shootout that sent his national team out of the Euro 2020 on Tuesday night. The Juventus star said that Spain deserved ‘much more’ after 120 minutes of enthralling action. Italy and Spain played out a 1-1 draw and could not be separated after extra time with the contest going to a penalty shootout. Morata came off the bench to level for Spain in normal time, but saw his penalty saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma. Italy now wait patiently for the Sunday’s final when they will take on England or Denmark. “This group deserved more, much more,” Morata wrote on Instagram. “Like the whole of Spain, it was also my dream, our dream. I am proud to have been part of this team. To those who have...
Euro 2020: Hungary 1-1 France full match reaction and quotes: Dembele injury blow but Griezmann still buoyant
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Euro 2020: Hungary 1-1 France full match reaction and quotes: Dembele injury blow but Griezmann still buoyant

Les Bleus remain favourites for continental glory but have struggled to find a spark and were held in their latest outing France remain world champions and favourites for Euro 2020 glory, but Didier Deschamps' side are still searching for a spark after being held to a 1-1 draw by Hungary in Budapest. Antoine Griezmann cancelled out Attila Fiola's opener in that contest, which was played out in front of a lively full house in Budapest, but Les Bleus were unable to find a winner despite boasting an enviable array of attacking options. They also required an own goal from Mats Hummels to edge them past Germany in their European Championship opener, and suffered an attacking blow at the Puskas Arena as Ousmane Dembele - who was only introduced as a second-half substitute - was forced off...
I Don’t Rate Nigerian Male Icons – Singer Temmie Ovwasa
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I Don’t Rate Nigerian Male Icons – Singer Temmie Ovwasa

Singer Temmie Ovwasa a.k.a YBNL Princess has disclosed that she doesn't Nigerian male icons. In tweets she shared, the singer alleged that most of these men get away with emotional, physical and sexual abuse because women are scared to speak up. Temmie who also called out men who claim they are not rapists but started having sex with their girlfriends when they were minors, also recalled how she was told that she can't contest for SUG President while still in school because she is a woman. Read her tweets below...........
June 12: Let’s Bury our Differences, tackle Insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to Political Actors
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June 12: Let’s Bury our Differences, tackle Insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to Political Actors

  The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang has urged all the actors in different political parties to set aside their differences and join hands in tackling the insecurity bedevilling the country. The Presidential aide and former Senator made the plea on Saturday in a press briefing at the NUJ Press Centre in Uyo as part of activities to mark the June 12, Democracy day celebration. Enang who urged political parties to downplay politicking said the atmosphere of insecurity in the country has become tensed such that all hands must be on deck to address the situation. He said such would help to restore peace in the country, adding that politicking thrives in an atmosphere of peace. His words, “The challenges of insecu...
Djokovic Dethrones Nadal in Classic to Reach French Open final
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Djokovic Dethrones Nadal in Classic to Reach French Open final

World No 1 Novak Djokovic inflicted just the third defeat of Rafael Nadal's French Open dominance to reach his sixth final at Roland Garros on a night of sporting drama. Djokovic, who also defeated Nadal in the quarter-finals in 2015, sealed a remarkable 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 victory against the 13-time champion in front of a football-style atmosphere on Court Philippe Chatrier. Nadal had won all 13 of his previous semi-finals but, in a 58th match between the pair that was on a par with almost any that came before, Djokovic found the answers to the greatest challenge in sport to win an extraordinary match. In the final on Sunday, Djokovic will take on Stefanos Tsitsipas - winner of a five-set contest with Alexander Zverev earlier on Friday - when he can climb to within one tit...
Liverpool Leapfrog Leicester With vital Burnley Win
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Liverpool Leapfrog Leicester With vital Burnley Win

Liverpool's late surge for Champions League football gathered more pace as they leapfrogged Leicester into fourth place with a hard-fought 3-0 victory at Burnley. Roberto Firmino's sixth away goal of the season gave the visitors the lead at the end of a pulsating opening half at Turf Moor, which hosted fans for the first time in more than 14 months. Nat Phillips' first Liverpool goal and substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's first of the season sealed a vital fourth successive league win for Jurgen Klopp's side, which leaves a top-four finish in their hands. Burnley more than played their part in an entertaining contest, but had nothing to show for their efforts as they succumbed to a 10th home league game without a win, with Phillips brilliantly clearing James Tarkowski's head...
Anthony Joshua’s world title fight with Tyson Fury plunged into serious doubt as judge tells Gypsy King to fight Deontay Wilder
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Anthony Joshua’s world title fight with Tyson Fury plunged into serious doubt as judge tells Gypsy King to fight Deontay Wilder

The world title fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury fight is under serious threat as Deontay Wilder has won his legal case for a trilogy bout against the ‘Gypsy King’. The two British heavyweight champions were all set to meet in an undisputed showdown on August 14 in Saudi Arabia, however, the bout may not happen. A judge ruled that Fury must go through with his contracted trilogy fight with Deontay Wilder by September 2021. Recall Fury and Wilder signed a two-fight deal to meet again twice in 2020 after their first fight in 2018, which ended in a draw. The Brit defeated the American to take his WBC heavyweight title in February 2020 and Wilder then activated his clause to force a trilogy contest. After delays pushed the fight back several times – including an i...
Man Utd Fans Break into Old Trafford and Protest on Pitch
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Man Utd Fans Break into Old Trafford and Protest on Pitch

Manchester United fans have broken into Old Trafford and are protesting on the pitch after resuming their fight against the Glazer family's ownership ahead of Sunday's clash with Liverpool. Hundreds of fans got into the stadium ahead of the behind-closed-doors Premier League contest, shown live on Sky Sports Premier League. Fans also gathered outside the team's hotel - The Lowry Hotel in Manchester, where the United team are staying before the game - ahead of Sunday's match at Old Trafford, where 10,000 are expected to congregate. It is understood the United squad have not left the hotel amid ongoing fan protests, while match referee Michael Oliver has been turned away from the stadium. The Premier League are still planning on the game going ahead as planned, despite ...
Atletico Madrid Linked With Summer Move For Chelsea Skipper Azpilicueta
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Atletico Madrid Linked With Summer Move For Chelsea Skipper Azpilicueta

Laliga giants Atletico Madrid are considering a surprise move for Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta this summer. Atletico are potentially in the market for defensive reinforcements ahead of the 2021/22 La Liga season with current right back options Kieran Trippier and Sime Vrsaljko out of contract in 2022 and Jose Gimenez linked with an exit.  According to reports from Gol Digital, Diego Simeone is monitoring Azpilicueta closely, with the Spanish international reduced to a squad role under German coach Thomas Tuchel, despite remaining as Blues club captain. Chelsea are also reportedly looking for defenders this summer, with German star Niklas Sule on Tuchel’s radar meaning Azpilicueta would likely be moved even further down the pecking order as a result. Azpilicueta has 12...
Reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie resigns weeks after pageant controversy
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Reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie resigns weeks after pageant controversy

Reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie has resigned her title weeks after she was involved in a controversy at the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant. Jurie made international headlines after yanking the crown off the winner Pushpika De Silva, at the local segment of Mrs World in Sri Lanka at a Colombo theatre this month, claiming she is a divorcee and therefore was ineligible to contest in the Mrs World 2021 international pageant to be held in December. She was arrested and released on bail this month after the fracas at the Mrs Sri Lanka pageant in Colombo. Mrs World Inc confirmed the resignation on social media. The statement read; "Her voluntary resignation decision was made solely by Caroline herself." Kate Schneider of Ireland, the runner-up in the 2020 contest which Jurie won, wil...
2023: No Igbo-Speaking Person From Delta, Rivers Should Contest – Edwin Clark
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2023: No Igbo-Speaking Person From Delta, Rivers Should Contest – Edwin Clark

AHEAD of 2023 general elections, former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor should come from the South East geo-political zone of the country. Clark has however described as abominable and condemnable if any Igbo speaking person from Delta and Rivers States aspires for the exalted position because such a person speaks Igbo, adding that no person from Oshimili South and North, Aniocha, Agbor or Ukwani should come out for presidency, but they should all join the South East to achieve it come 2023. Speaking Sunday at his Asokoro residence, Abuja when he received the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo and some South East leaders led by the President General, Professor George Obiazor, the Elderst...
Atiku Not Fit To Contest For President, His Parents Are Cameroonians – Malami
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Atiku Not Fit To Contest For President, His Parents Are Cameroonians – Malami

Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is not eligible under the constitution to contest for President. Malami said this in an affidavit in support of a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/177/2019 and filed before the court by the Incorporated Trustees of Egalitarian Mission for Africa (EMA). EMA is challenging Atiku’s eligibility to contest for President and praying the court to hold among others, that considering the provisions of sections 25(1) &(2) and 131(a) of the constitution and the circumstances surrounding his birth, the former Vice President cannot contest for the top office. Although the suit was filed before the 2019 presidential election, ...
Seven kidnappers arrested after tattooing pen!ses on the face of a Mentally challenged man,
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Seven kidnappers arrested after tattooing pen!ses on the face of a Mentally challenged man,

Spanish police have arrested seven people accused of torturing a mentally disabled man by gluing his lips together and forcing him to go to the supermarket dressed as a woman. The man who had learning disabilities offered strangers cash online to give him an extreme makeover. The four women and three men after kidnapping him allegedly made him walk round a Majorca supermarket dressed like a woman, tattooed penises on his face, superglued his lips together, sewed his toes together and shaved his eyebrows off. Police say he was also made to walk on top of drawing pins during a three-day ordeal. He escaped after being allowed to go to a cashpoint so he could pay his alleged kidnappers as had been agreed. The victim, who also suffered from  mobility problems, has rep...
Israel Adesanya vs Jan Blachowicz: All you Need to Know about UFC Fight
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Israel Adesanya vs Jan Blachowicz: All you Need to Know about UFC Fight

Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will contest against light heavyweight champion, Jan Blachowicz, today, Nigerian time. The fight will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be Live stream on ESPN+ PPV, SuperSport 6 and SuperSport 11. The Early Prelims start at 12:15 pm, while the Prelims start at 2 am and the Main Card starts at 4 am. Adesanya, 31, enters the fight with a 20-0 record that features 15 knockouts, while Blachowicz, 38, has a 27-8 record. Speaking ahead of the fight, Adesanya said: “I’m just going to keep the same energy during my fight week. “I’m not going to do anything different and then start to get all crazy and order Uber Eats or cakes something. Don’t be surprised if I weigh in at 193lbs. Put it this way, I ...
Miss Panama to accept transgender women from 2021
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Miss Panama to accept transgender women from 2021

The Miss Panama organization announced that starting this year, the pageant would include transgender women "who have completed all their legal and medical procedures" in its competition. The contest, which is responsible for choosing the country's representative for the Miss Universe pageant, said the decision was made "after plenty of conversations and in line with the rules of the Miss Universe organization." Miss Panama "will permit women officially legally recognized in the country," which will "open the door to transgender women who have completed all of their legal and medical procedures," the organization said. Miss Universe requires that each national event allow people legally recognized as women to participate in that particular country. President of Miss Panama, Ces...
Upcoming cross-dresser, Michelle Page challenges Bobrisky to a ‘No Makeup’ contest
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Upcoming cross-dresser, Michelle Page challenges Bobrisky to a ‘No Makeup’ contest

An upcoming cross-dresser, Michelle Page has taken to social media and challenged his senior colleague, Bobrisky, to a 'no makeup' contest. Michelle Page drew the battle line in a video he posted on his Instagram page on Tuesday, February 23. Michelle said he looks beautiful even without makeup. However, he said such is not the case with Bobrisky. He challenged him to come out without wearing makeup on his face or using any filter in his video uploads. Well...it appears the battle of the cross-dressers is finally upon us as as we patiently await Bobrisky's savage reaction. Michelle Page wrote; "I challenge @bobrisky222, The Nigeria Barbie to come out without makeup, I want her to come out without editing or filter, i will now tell her that i am her m4other." Watch video ...
Anambra 2021: Soludo Officially Declares Interest To Contest
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Anambra 2021: Soludo Officially Declares Interest To Contest

Former Governor of Nigeria's Central Bank, and Chairman of Anambra Vision 2070 Committee, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo has officially declared his intention to run for Governor later this year under the platform of APGA. Soludo made his intentions known today in Awka, at the State Secretariat of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), in the presence of the party leadership in Anambra state, led by the state Chairman, Sir. Norbert Obi. Addressing party faithfuls present at the declaration event, Professor Soludo pointed out that he is optimistic of a free and fair process. Professor Soludo was accompanied to State Party Secretariat by top APGA stakeholders and functionaries including member representing Anambra East and West federal constituency, Hon. Chinedu Obidigwe, form...
FIFA Rejects Petition to Investigate Amaju Pinnick over Corruption allegations ahead of FIFA council election
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FIFA Rejects Petition to Investigate Amaju Pinnick over Corruption allegations ahead of FIFA council election

World football governing body, FIFA, has rejected a request seeking an investigation of  Nigeria Footbal Federation boss, Amaju Pinnick ahead of the FIFA Council elections. Pinnick has been cleared by the Fifa Review Committee to contest for a seat in the Fifa Council at the 43rd Ordinary General Assembly of Caf, scheduled for March 12 in Morocco. Former President of National Association of Nigerian Footballers, Harrison Jalla, wrote a petition to Fifa, alleging Pinnick lacks integrity, is corrupt and should not contest for a position on the Fifa council. Fifa has now responded, explaining the body is not obliged to open an investigation into Pinnick as requested by Harrison Jalla, and if they will, it bould be at their discretion. “We acknowledge receipt of your correspond...
‘Captain tomorrow’ – McTominay reveals how Man Utd armband was passed in his direction
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‘Captain tomorrow’ – McTominay reveals how Man Utd armband was passed in his direction

The Scotland international skippered the Red Devils during a 1-0 FA Cup win over Watford and considers that decision to have been “a test” Scott McTominay has revealed how he learned of the decision to pass Manchester United’s captaincy in his direction, with the midfielder considering that call to have been “a test”. A product of the Red Devils’ famed academy system was handed the armband for an FA Cup third-round clash with Watford. Having been asked to lead from the front, McTominay ended up grabbing the only goal of the game in that contest.
2023: Tinubu Has Right To Contest For President – Olusegun Osoba
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2023: Tinubu Has Right To Contest For President – Olusegun Osoba

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Olusegun Osoba, has said ex -governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, has the right to contest for president in 2023 . “ Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as an individual has the right to put himself forward , we have not zeroed in on an individual. Zeroing in on any individual will destroy our efforts now but Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has a right to pursue his own agenda ,” he said. Osoba , who is also a former governor of Ogun State , spoke on a television programme on Tuesday . He said the South- West must unite and put its home in order to achieve success in the next presidential election. According to him, there is a gentleman ’s agreement in the APC that the South will produce Nigeria ’s president in 2023. The APC chieftain, however , noted that thoug...
#EndSARS: No Amount Of Attacks Can Deny Tinubu Right To Contest In 2023 –  Junaid Mohammed
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#EndSARS: No Amount Of Attacks Can Deny Tinubu Right To Contest In 2023 – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elders statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Wednesday said last week’s attacks on the investments of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests were politically motivated. Speaking in an interview with INDEPENDENT, Junaid said as a citizen of Nigeria who has contributed in no small measures to national development, Tinubu has a right to aspire for the highest office of the land and no amount of sponsored attacks can deny him that right. He said: “First and foremost, I condemn in its entirety the motivation or the reason for the people who carried out the attacks. No matter what one’s attitude towards Tinubu, one cannot justify the attacks on him...
Atiku Can Still Contest 2023 Presidential Election- Secondus
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Atiku Can Still Contest 2023 Presidential Election- Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party’s floor is open for any contender willing to contest for the presidential election in 2023, including Atiku Abubakar. National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, said this while reacting to questions from journalists in Bauchi Friday night on whether the party will re-present the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who lost the 2019 presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari. “There is no room for discrimination,” Secondus said in Bauchi State during a solidarity visit on Governor Bala Mohammed. “Everyone is qualified; both young, old, governors, non-governors are qualified to contest and we have the space for everyone–if you win, you become our candidate. The door is open to everybody.” In Bauchi with Sec...
Zoning: El-Rufai Backs South, Says No Northerner Should Contest In 2023
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Zoning: El-Rufai Backs South, Says No Northerner Should Contest In 2023

Amid controversy over the propriety of rotational presidency between North and South, Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said no northerner should contest for the presidency in 2023. El-Rufai expressed his personal opinion on what has become a divisive subject, dismissing insinuations that he was interested in the race.The governor, who made the statement in an interview with BBC Hausa Service, had also made a similar remark last year. His latest statement came on the heels of Alhaji Mamman Daura’s assertion that merit should determine who becomes President instead of zoning. Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew aired his views also in an interview with BBC Hausa Service. El-Rufai said: “In Nigerian politics, there is a system of rotation, in which everyone ag...
Police Begin Massive Search After Mayor of Seoul is Reported Missing
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Police Begin Massive Search After Mayor of Seoul is Reported Missing

Park Won-soon, the mayor of the South Korean capital Seoul, is missing. According to South Korean police, Park was reported missing by his daughter, at around 5 p.m. Thursday (4 a.m. ET), and the police have launched a massive search for him. Reports from South Korean media say his phones are all o Park, 64, has been Seoul's mayor since 2011, and might contest in the 2022 presidential elections. Park, a former human rights lawyer is regarded as the second most powerful man in the country. He was overwhelmingly reelected as Mayor of Seoul in 2014 and again in 2018. More updates to come as the story develops.
No Rules Against Substitution — Nigeria Defends Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO Nomination
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No Rules Against Substitution — Nigeria Defends Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO Nomination

The Nigerian government has fired back at the African Union over its rejection of the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to contest for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation. LIB reported earlier that the AU’s office of legal counsel had rejected the former Minister's nomination of grounds of coming after the November 30 deadline set by the ministerial committee on candidature for member countries to present their candidates. The Nigerian government in a Note Verbale which served as response to AU's stance on the nomination, insisted that they did not violate any law as it was a replacement of a previously presented candidate (Yonov Agah) and not a fresh nomination. It read in part;   "The permanent mission of the Federal Republic of Nigeri...
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You May Not Have Platform To Contest 2023 Presidency – APC Group Warns Tinubu

A group of founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to demonstrate democratic leadership by wading into the multi – faceted crises rocking the party. The group warned that should Tinubu fail to deploy his political engineering capacity to intervene in the crises now, he may not have a platform to actualise his presidential ambition come 2023. In an open letter to Tinubu on Thursday, signed by Alh. Salihu Mustapha, Deputy National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) and eleven others, the group said urgent and sincere intervention of the former governor of Lagos state is needed before the conduct of the party’s governorship primaries in both Edo and Ondo states. The gro...
Tyson Fury Ranks Deontay Wilder Ahead of Anthony Joshua
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Tyson Fury Ranks Deontay Wilder Ahead of Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury, Current World heavyweight champion, has insisted that American boxer, Deontay Wilder, is still the second-best heavyweight in the world ahead of British fighter, Anthony Joshua. The 31-year-old became a two-time world heavyweight champions after defeating Wilder in Las Vegas last February. Fury and Wilder are set to fight again for a trilogy fight later this year before the Gypsy King will contest against Joshua in 2021 to crown the undisputed heavyweight world champion. Joshua currently holds the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, but Fury believes his fellow British is below Wilder’s level. “Deontay Wilder is the second-best heavyweight in the world,” Fury told Queensbury Promotions YouTube channel. “I believe he knocks Anthony Joshua out and everyone behind m...
Tyson Fury’s Father Brags, says Son Will Knock out Anthony Joshua in First Round
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Tyson Fury’s Father Brags, says Son Will Knock out Anthony Joshua in First Round

World heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury’s father, John Fury has insisted that his son will knock out fellow British fighter, Anthony Joshua in the first round when both boxers contest next year. John said this during an interview with BT Sport. DAILY POST recalls that Fury and Joshua had agreed on a two-fight deal in principle to fight twice in 2021 to crown the undisputed heavyweight world champion. “Anthony Joshua will think he’s fighting an eel in cold water, he won’t be able to touch Tyson, and he will hit him that hard his heart will go,” John said. “It will be a more relaxed night than Deontay Wilder. “I will retake all bets; in the first round Tyson will come out jabbing, slipping and sliding and bang! Joshua will fall to pieces after the first right hand because h...
My Father Will Contest For Presidency In 2023 – Adamu Atiku-Abubakar Says
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My Father Will Contest For Presidency In 2023 – Adamu Atiku-Abubakar Says

Adamu Atiku-Abubakar, the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has said his father will contest the presidency again in 2023. Atiku’s son said this while presenting the score card of his ministry as the Commissioner for Works and Energy in Adamawa State as the administration of Governor Ahmadu Finitiri, of the Peoples Democratic Party clocked one year. He said, “Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with my father contesting for the presidency. In 2023, my father will be aspiring to the number one office in the land because he has been an astute, strategic, master politician for almost four decades.” He added that Fintiri’s administration had surpassed the expectations of many in the state who were surprised that given the tight liquidity constraints, Fintiri could st...
I’ll Contest Edo Governorship Election On APC Platform – Obaseki
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I’ll Contest Edo Governorship Election On APC Platform – Obaseki

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to remain in the All Progressives Congress as he battles for the party’s governorship ticket to seek re-election. Obaseki said this while addressing members of the Obaseki Mandate Group FCT, in Abuja, on Tuesday. He said his supporters had offered to pay for his expression of interest and nomination forms “on any platform he chooses” but that his choice remains the APC platform which brough him to political limelight. Obaseki said, “I have chosen the party that brought me in the first place–the APC. No matter the challenges, I will run on the platform of my party. And I’m sure by the grace of God, I will overcome.” Speaking about the APC primary, the governor said, “I’m not saying I won’t have contestants, of course, democracy ...
Court Sacks Enugu Monarch for Certificate Forgery
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Court Sacks Enugu Monarch for Certificate Forgery

Igwe Anayo Anochili, the traditional ruler of Umuogbugbuagu Autonomous Community, Ugwuoba in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State has been sacked by a high court in the state after being found guilty of certificate forgery. Anochili was dragged to the court by another contestant, Chief Nathan Nwanze Nwangwu who stated that he (Anochili) was not qualified to contest for the traditional stool having presented a questionable Secondary School Certificate. While Anochili insisted that he polled the majority of lawful votes cast during the Igweship election in 2003, Nwangwu stated that he was the only qualified candidate who indicated interest. He also accused Anochili of truncating his presentation to the government for recognition. Justice Afam Nwobodo who presided over ...
Basketmouth Reveals He Has No Intention To Contest For A Political Position
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Basketmouth Reveals He Has No Intention To Contest For A Political Position

It is no news in Nigeria that top celebrities do show intention in political positions. Comedian Basketmouth reveals that he does not have any intentions to contest for a political position. Baskemouth revealed this on a popular radio station in Lagos today. Also, he revealed that he would love to correct a lot of wrongs but not by joining politics. Furthermore, he promised to correct the wrongs in the safest way possible.
Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua’s Fight May Never Hold – Promoter, Bob Arum
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Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua’s Fight May Never Hold – Promoter, Bob Arum

Tyson Fury’s promoter, Bob Arum, has insisted that a heavyweight unification fight between his client and Anthony Joshua cannot hold because Joshua will lose his next contest against Kubrat Pulev. RUSH HOUR SPORT recalls that Fury and Joshua are both on course for a unification fight after their next contests against Deontay Wilder and Kubrat Pulev, respectively. But Arum doubts Fury will ever fight Joshua, who he expects to lose to Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, June 20. “Fury-Joshua is never going to happen,” Arum told The Times. “Pulev is going to knock Joshua out, so why would I talk to his promoter, Eddie, who I love dearly, about a Joshua-Fury fight? “I think Pulev wins, and then I negotiate with myself to do a Pulev-Fury fight. “Let us make...
Kenyan Lawmaker Found Dead in his Hotel Room in India
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Kenyan Lawmaker Found Dead in his Hotel Room in India

A Member of the County Assembly of Kiambi, Kenya, Cyrus Omondi was found dead in his hotel room in Mumbai, India. Rono Kosigi, the Liaison Officer at the Kenyan High Commission in India, confirmed the incident on Wednesday. The MCA who represents Kahawa Wendani Ward was in India for a workshop alongside his colleagues in the Education committee The cause of his death could not be immediately established. However, Kiambu County Assembly Speaker Stephen Ndichu said that preliminary reports indicate that the Rep suffered heart attack. Mr Omondi alias Gearbox rose to fame after he emerged amongst the few non-native leaders to win ward seats in Kiambu County after a heated contest in 2017.
2023: Yarima Declares Interest To Contest For Presidency
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2023: Yarima Declares Interest To Contest For Presidency

A former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima has declared interest to contest for the presidency come 2023. Yarima, an All Progressives Party (APC) member disclosed this yesterday in Bauchi while speaking with newsmen shortly after he paid a condolence visit to a famous Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi over the death of his wife. He said that various political groups from different parts of the country had approached him to contest for the presidency. “And by the grace of Allah, I will contest for the seat in 2023,” he said. Yarima who served as governor for eight years and senator for eight years, said if elected in 2023, he will fight poverty, create job opportunities and address the infrastructural gap in the country. “The APC has set a standard of ...
Japanese Billionaire is Giving Out $9 Million to his Twitter Followers to See if the Money Makes them Happier
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Japanese Billionaire is Giving Out $9 Million to his Twitter Followers to See if the Money Makes them Happier

Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa has announced that he will be conducting a social experiment by giving out $9 million to 1,000 people on Twitter to see if it improves their happiness. The online shopping mogul who made the announcement via a YouTube video, described the contest as a "serious social trial" to see what impact a million yen ($9,000) could have on 1000 people's life. The billionaire who tied the giveaway to the idea of basic income, or the theory of providing a periodic no-strings-attached payment to all citizens that has gained traction in some political circles and is backed by Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang, urged contestants who are only expected to retweet his January 1 post to use the money "as they like" and to answer regular questionn...

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