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Nigeria Out of World Relays as Athletes are Denied Visas
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Nigeria Out of World Relays as Athletes are Denied Visas

Nigeria will not be represented at the 2021 World Athletics Relays that would be taking place this weekend, in Silesia, Poland. John Akanji, media aide to the sports minister, Sunday Dare, said the country will not participate in the relays because "the athletes were denied visas by the Polish embassy." Akanji's statement was to refute claims that Nigerian athletes will not be exchanging batons in Poland because of infighting between officials. A leadership crisis is currently rocking the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), with the sports ministry backing a faction headed by one Olamide George. Ibrahim Shehu-Gusau, the factional leader of the AFN, whose leadership is being tagged "illegitimate" by a rival faction led by Olamide George, had released a press statement on ...
Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment
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Sick Man Slumps, Dies In Bank In Rivers; Denied Access To Money For Treatment

Nigerians on social media have expressed outrage after a video of an unidentified man slumped and died in front of a bank in Rivers state went viral. According to an eyewitness, Uwaifo Obiano who share the video on Facebook, the man died due to the unfriendly attitude of the new generation bank staff. MCI gathered that the deceased was allegedly denied access to hold money since Friday 23rd of April 2021, even when he came with his next of kin. He was asked to go to the court to get an affidavit even though courts are not in session due to the ongoing strike. The man was said to have collapsed and died due to hunger, after not being allowed to withdraw, a young lady and two men came to the scene demanding that the bank opens the access door so they could deposit the man’s rema...
Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid
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Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid

  Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has insisted they can still win the LaLiga title this season, despite a 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday. Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos gave Los Blancos the lead, before Mingueza pulled one back for Koeman’s men. Barca were denied a late penalty, as Real clinched the maximum points in the title race. The result saw Zinedine Zidane’s men go top with 66 points, ahead of rivals Atletico Madrid. Barcelona remain third with 65 points with eight matches left. “I am [still] really optimistic,” Koeman said of Barca’s title hopes. “We’ve shown that we are fighting. We have lost to a rival also fighting for the league, but there are [eight] games to go and every match for the top three will be tough.”
IPOB Denies Attacking Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre
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IPOB Denies Attacking Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre

The Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied carrying out Monday’s attacks on Imo Police Headquarters and Correctional Centre. It was reported earlier that over 2,000 inmates were freed after the attack on Monday, April 5. The group averred that it is not their mandate to attack security personnel or prison facilities. A statement released by IPOB's spokesperson, Emma Powerful read; “The attention of IPOB has been drawn again to the fallacious and fabricated news that IPOB and ESN are involved in the attack of prison and police headquarters in Owerri Imo State. “IPOB and ESN are known groups not unknown gunmen. ESN is in the bush chasing Fulani terrorists, why linking IPOB and ESN to this attack. IPOB and ESN were not involved in the attack in Owerri Imo State. and the ...
Woman Calls Out Friend Who Allegedly Stole her Birthday Cake and Wine then Denied it Until CCTV Footage ‘Exposed’ her
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Woman Calls Out Friend Who Allegedly Stole her Birthday Cake and Wine then Denied it Until CCTV Footage ‘Exposed’ her

A woman has called out her friend who attended her birthday, accusing her of stealing her cake and wine when leaving. Twitter user, @giivensibekwe, celebrated her birthday on April 3, 2021, and invited friends over for her party in Port Harcourt. She said she stepped out by 5am this morning, April 4, to make a delivery and when she returned home by 11, she saw that her birthday cake was missing and so were bottles of Monkey Shoulder, Jameson, and Champagne. She explained that she called her friend, Reni, who slept over at her house after the party, and asked if she took the cake and bottles of wine but she denied it. At this point, she said she started accusing the apartment staff, so they took her to view the apartment's CCTV footage. The celebrant claims the CCTV footage ...
There Will Be No Nigeria If Igbo Is Denied Presidential Ticket In 2023 – Ohanaeze
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There Will Be No Nigeria If Igbo Is Denied Presidential Ticket In 2023 – Ohanaeze

The youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-cultural body, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has carpeted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Garba Shehu, over his comments that President Muhammadu Buhari is very passionate about Nigeria’s unity. Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC rather maintained that Buhari’s actions and inactions pose threat to the unity of Nigeria. The National President of OYC, Igboayaka. O Igboayaka, in a press release, described President Buhari as “a direct opposite of Nigeria’s unity”. Dismissing as false, a statement credited to Garba that “Buhari is so passionate about Nigeria’s unity”, Igboayaka alleged that “Shehu is on a pay job, and one of the aides that is endangering the unity of Nigeria through his sycophantic service to the president.” Accordin...
Serbia vs Portugal: Referee Makkelie has Apologized for Disallowing Ronaldo’s Goal – Coach Santos
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Serbia vs Portugal: Referee Makkelie has Apologized for Disallowing Ronaldo’s Goal – Coach Santos

  Portugal manager, Fernando Santos has said that referee Danny Makkelie has apologised to his team after disallowing Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal in their 2-2 draw against Serbia on Saturday. Ronaldo thought he had won the match for Portugal in added time of the World Cup qualification match but his cool finish was denied. Serbia came back in the second to cancel out Portugal’s 2-0 lead but captain Ronaldo drew home what looked to be a dramatic later winner. However, the Dutch referee and his assistants judged that Serbia defender, Stefan Mitrovic cleared the ball, even though replays showed that the ball clearly crossed the line. But Santos told reporters that, “The referee afterwards saw what had happened and came to me to apologise for the mistake.” Speaking...
Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari
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Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has dismissed reports that a Nigerian pharmacist, Solomon Akuma, has been remanded in prison for criticizing President Buhari. A report by Sahara Reporters stated that Solomon has been in detention for over a year. On Wednesday, March 24, Solomon was arraigned in court and was denied bail. ''Again, Court Denies Granting Bail To Pharmacist Who Criticised Buhari, After Spending One Year In Detention #FreeSolomonAkuma''SaharaReporters headline read on Twitter However, reacting to the report, Bashir said contrary to the claim, Solomon is being tried for saying he would pay an assassin to kill President Buhari and his former Chief of Staff. See Bashir's reaction to the report below
Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna
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Army Denies Killing Woman During Protest in Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian army has denied killing a woman during a protest at Gon Gora, Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Ibrahim Shittu, Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) described the claim as "malicious and false". Shittu said the woman was hit by a stray bullet during another violent protest staged by a group of women in the community. He said; “To set the record straight, on March 5, following a reported case of the destruction of a farmland belonging to one Mr Ibrahim Amako by a group of herders numbering five, the Secretary to the District Head of Gon Gora, Mr Ayuba Bungon, intervened in the case where he facilitated the payment of the N300,000 compensation to appease the victim. “On March 6, at about 6:55 p.m. while on routine patrol, our troops were...
Media personality, Falilat Alleges that she Was Denied entry into a Lagos Restaurant Because of her Colored Hair
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Media personality, Falilat Alleges that she Was Denied entry into a Lagos Restaurant Because of her Colored Hair

Media personality, Falilat has alleged that she was denied entry into a Lagos restaurant because of her colored hair. She tweeted; Does it even make sense that the reason I am not allowed inside a restaurant is because I have a colored hair?????? I saw this and I should have taken it as a sign, I got there and they told me they don't allow colored here to enter Idondie, that is it for me. Circa Non Pareil oluwa a wa pelu yin o Circa Non Pareil for those asking.
Jordyn Woods and her Man Karl-Anthony Towns respond to allegations he’s cheating on her
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Jordyn Woods and her Man Karl-Anthony Towns respond to allegations he’s cheating on her

There have been allegations that Jordyn Woods' man, Karl-Anthony Towns cheated on her. Screenshots of purported chats between Karl-Anthony and another woman were released by a blog with claims he's cheating. Some reacted to the rumours by saying it's Jordyn's Karma for getting inappropriate with Khloe Kardashian's man, Tristan Thompson. But Jordyn and her man have denied these rumours. Jordyn took to Twitter to share a series of tweets, denying the claims. She tweeted: "People really be praying on your downfall. "So crazy how someone can make fake screenshots and send it to blogs and y’all believe it. my relationship is more than solid and I put that on everything. She continued: "I normally don’t address anything but what you’re not gonna do is play with my mans c...
Dr.Dre’s Estranged wife, Nicole Young Denied a Restraining Order Against the Music Mogul after he called her ‘Greedy b*tch’ in new song
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Dr.Dre’s Estranged wife, Nicole Young Denied a Restraining Order Against the Music Mogul after he called her ‘Greedy b*tch’ in new song

Dr.Dre's estranged wife, Nicole Young has reportedly been denied a restraining order against the music mogul after he called her 'greedy' in a song that prompted her to fear for her safety amid their ongoing divorce. Young, 51, requested the emergency domestic violence restraining order against her ex, 56, after he released a song last month in which he referred to her as a 'greedy b*tch' and a 'perjurer', according to TMZ. Young claims that she's concerned for her safety after the release of the song, and alleges 'he has upped the ante and is now outright threatening me to keep my mouth shut or else.' In the snippet, the hip-pop mogul referenced his recent stay at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after suffering a brain aneurysm and his wife's monetary demands in their ongoing div...
Female Native Doctors, Princess Nneoma and Adaeze Okolie Fight Dirty Over Allegation of Sleeping with a Male Native Doctor and Money Rituals
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Female Native Doctors, Princess Nneoma and Adaeze Okolie Fight Dirty Over Allegation of Sleeping with a Male Native Doctor and Money Rituals

Two popular female native doctors, Princess Nneoma and Adaeze Okolie have clashed on Facebook over alleged evil practices. Princess Nneoma who took the first shot, accused Adaeze who is her former boss of trying to use her pads for ritual, doing blood money ritual, sleeping with a male native doctor, going through an abortion and also beating her new husband. She dared Digital Ogbanje to swear, while also reeling out how she (Nneoma) was good to her in the past. Adaeze who responded to the allegation made by her former “intern” Princess Nneoma, denied it. Adaeze described the male native doctor she was accused of sleeping with as her mentor and spiritual guide. She also threatened to summon her accusers spiritually, while expressing readiness to swear and clear the a...
Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody
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Anambra Police Denies Trying to Cover up a Murder case, says Woman Arrested for allegedly Beating her Househelp to Death is Still in Custody

The Anambra police command has denied trying to cover up a murder case involving a woman who was arrested for allegedly beating her househelp to death. The police command in a statement released by its spokeperson Haruna Mohammed, described the allegation made by activist Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison as false. Haruna said the 25-year-old woman identified as Madam Nmesoma Okafor, is still in police custody and would be charged to court on Monday 15/3/2021 after an autopsy has been conducted. The statement read; The attention of the Anambra State Police Command has been drawn to a misleading report on Instagram credited to one Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison that Police have refused to charge to Court one Madam Nmesoma Okafor 'f' aged 25years of Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Ana...
Guardiola Blasts VAR, Premier League after Southampton Win
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Guardiola Blasts VAR, Premier League after Southampton Win

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has demanded answers from the Premier League on the use of VAR. City were denied a penalty, after Phil Foden was felled by Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy during their 5-2 win on Wednesday. Guardiola was left furious at the decision, made with the score still at 1-1. “The VAR, oh my God. The penalty is incredible. The action, I don’t understand. “Maybe they [the league] will explain one day. Hopefully they can explain what is going on. “The referees are professionals. They have to do their jobs. I don’t see how Arsenal, the handball, against Burnley, is disallowed. Fulham in the Tottenham game. Explain it. Incredible. “Tonight, the referee Jon [Moss] cannot see the foul, that can happen, but the VAR? You have to ask the rig...
Lady who Slept with 13-year-old boy Wins Bail Application, Judge rules that the Minor was a ‘Willing Participant’
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Lady who Slept with 13-year-old boy Wins Bail Application, Judge rules that the Minor was a ‘Willing Participant’

26-year-old Precious Teya who was arrested for sleeping with a 13-year-old boy has been freed on $10,000 bail, following a successful bail appeal at the High Court on Friday March 5. Teya who was initially denied bail when she appeared before Harare provincial magistrate Vongai Guwuriro on charges of indecent assault, won her bail application after High Court Judge Tawanda Chitapi ruled that based on the evidence presented, the juvenile was a willing and consenting participant. This came after her lawyer, Moses Nyatsoma argued that she was not guilty of the charges because she had no way of knowing that her alleged victim was only 13-years-old due to his stature and his conduct. After the prosecution stated that Teya forced her way into the house and forced the minor into fulf...
Singer, Simon Cowell Engages in a ‘Heated Discussion with Partner Lauren Silverman in the street’ While out with their Son
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Singer, Simon Cowell Engages in a ‘Heated Discussion with Partner Lauren Silverman in the street’ While out with their Son

Simon Cowell was pictured having a heated discussion in the street with his partner Lauren Silverman. The heated discussion occurred as the music mogul, 61, headed out for a dog walk with Lauren, 43, and their son Eric, seven, in London on Friday, February 26. In the pictures, Simon and Lauren appeared deep in a heated discussion. At one point, Lauren was seen walking away from Simon who then tries to stop her. According to onlookers, the pair appeared to be 'very fraught' and walked at a distance to each other following the conversation. A passer-by told The Sun: 'Simon started to walk off and Lauren was walking behind him. Then he stopped and they seemed to be rowing. Simon had a face like thunder. 'It appeared to be very fraught. Lauren turned to move off ...
LAUTECH Reacts after a Sex Tape of One of Its Lecturers’ Leaks Online
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LAUTECH Reacts after a Sex Tape of One of Its Lecturers’ Leaks Online

The Management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology LAUTECH, have reacted to the viral video of a man said to be a lecturer of the institution having sex with a lady alleged to be a student of the institution. LAUTECH became the number one trending topic on Twitter on Thursday February 25 after the sex tape was released. In the 44-second video, the middle-aged man was seen having his way with the young lady in a room. The lecturer was left in shock after he turned during the act to see a third party filming him. The video was later released online. Reacting to the development, the school authorities in a statement released, denied claims that the female is one of its students. ''We don’t have anything to do with the lady you mentioned. There are many of them who did n...
I Will Stay Loyal to you even though you are Upset with me because I was Rude to you – Bobrisky tells Tonto Dikeh
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I Will Stay Loyal to you even though you are Upset with me because I was Rude to you – Bobrisky tells Tonto Dikeh

Popular cross-dresser, Bobrisky has reinstated his loyalty to Tonto Dikeh following report of her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill marrying his PA, Rosy Meurer who for years denied having an affair with him and being one of the reasons for their divorce. In an Instagram post Bobrisky shared, he stated that he will remain loyal to Tonto Dikeh who is upset with him for being rude to her. He added that the actress is too busy for gossip and drama.   The cross-dresser wrote;   How I wish you all know d new @tontolet she is too busy for gossips and drama! Love u always. Keep winning.. You might be upset with me cos I was kinda rude to u but trust me i will always support, stay loyal to u regardless and never let anyone bring you down  
UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital Denies Invasion by Hoodlums, Snatching of Corpses
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UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital Denies Invasion by Hoodlums, Snatching of Corpses

  The management of Osun State University, UNIOSUN teaching hospital has denied a report that hoodlums invaded the hospital last week to retrieve the corpse of a patient who died of COVID-19. The report said the family of a deceased COVID-19 patient invited hoodlums to carry their corpses from the hospital without obeying NCDC guidelines. There were reports on Tuesday that hoodlums attacked the hospital and allegedly unplugged the life-support machines of some patients in the Accident and Emergency Unit. A statement by the Public Relations Officer, Ayodele Adeyemo, on Sunday confirmed that two patients who were admitted to the Holding Bay died before the result of their COVID-19 test was released. The result which came after their death confirmed that the patients d...
Police Denies Reports of Herdsmen Attacking Wole Soyinka’s House in Abeokuta
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Police Denies Reports of Herdsmen Attacking Wole Soyinka’s House in Abeokuta

The Ogun state police command has denied a viral video claiming some Fulani herdsmen attacked the house of Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, in Abeokuta on Tuesday, February 9. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeymi, states that on Tuesday, one Kazeem Sorinola who is an indigene of ijeun Abeokuta who is into cattle business, was said to have been informed by a young Fulani man Awalu Muhammad who is taking care of the cattle that one of the cows had got missing. ''While the Fulani man was searching for the stray cow around kemta estate where the  Prof Wole soyinka's house is located, the Prof. himself who was going out then saw the Fulani man with some of the cows and he came down to ask where the man was heading to with the cows. He there and then ...
Messi Denies Reports he has Agreed to Join PSG or Man City
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Messi Denies Reports he has Agreed to Join PSG or Man City

Lionel Messi has denied rumors he has agreed to join PSG, Manchester City or any other club, saying he is waiting until the end of the season to decide whether to remain with Barcelona. Messi's contract expires in the summer and he has been linked with several leading European clubs, including the Ligue 1 champions and Manchester City. According to Goal.com, the six time ballon d'or winner has not spoken to PSG, any PSG players or coach Mauricio Pochettino. He also says he has not spoken to Man City boss Pep Guardiola - or any other club about his future. The new report by Goal states that Messi is waiting until the end of the season to decide what to do about his future, and whether to extend his contract with Barcelona, a club he has been at since he was 12. Last summer, ...
Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro’s Marriage Has Been Officially Dissolved
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Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro’s Marriage Has Been Officially Dissolved

Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro's marriage has been officially dissolved. The entrepreneur and actress’ marriage was dissolved on Thursday January 28th at an Abuja High Court. The two got married in November 2015 and separated about a year after. Lilian first filed for divorce in a Lagos High Court and it was denied and Ubi filed in Abuja and the divorce was granted. They share a 4 year old son, Jason.
What Koeman said about Messi after Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over Athletic Club
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What Koeman said about Messi after Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over Athletic Club

    Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has insisted that captain, Lionel Messi, deserves respect because he has done so much for Spanish football. Koeman said this after Barcelona defeated Athletic Club 2-1 in the La Liga on Sunday night, thanks to two goals from Messi and Antoine Griezmann. The Dutchman was reacting to a publication by a newspaper in Spain concerning Messi’s contract with Barcelona earlier on Sunday. “What has come out is intended to damage him. Messi deserves respect,” Koeman told a post-match press conference after the game. “He has done so much for Spanish football. There are people out to hurt FC Barcelona and Messi. “If it turns out to be someone on the inside, then that is very bad, and they should have no future at the club.” Mean...
NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue
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NOUN Staff Arrested for Allegedly Killing his Colleague Over N70000 in Benue

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 31-year-old staff of the National Open University of Nigeria NOUN in Benue state, Ikon Danasabe, for allegedly employing the services of his fellow cult members to kill his colleague, Francis Atache, over N70, 000. Vanguard reports that an investigation into the case commenced shortly after Francis was gruesomely murdered and his body dumped in a bush in August 2020. The Benue state police command in the course of its investigation got information that Ikon and late Francis had a faceoff over a certain N70, 000. Ikon was arrested by the police but was however placed on holding charge at the Makurdi Correctional Center since he denied any involvement and there wasn't any evidence to prove the claim that he indeed killed late Francis.   ...
Lai Mohammed denies announcing N5m hate speech fine
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Lai Mohammed denies announcing N5m hate speech fine

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has denied announcing an increment in the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5m.   The minister had however made the announcement in August and also explained that the fine was increased to deter people willingly violating the provision to destabilise the country.   However in a counter-affidavit in response to an originating motion filed by human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong to challenge the imposition of N5m fine on Nigeria Info 99.3FM, Lagos, and the threat by the National Broadcasting Commission to punish other broadcast stations in the country over alleged hate speech, Lai Mohammed denied making the announcement. An affidavit deposed to by a Litigation Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Information and ...
EndSARS: We Are Unhappy Sanwo-Olu Denied Inviting Army – General Ahmed Taiwo
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EndSARS: We Are Unhappy Sanwo-Olu Denied Inviting Army – General Ahmed Taiwo

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade , Victoria Island , Lagos , Brig . Gen . Ahmed Taiwo , says the Nigerian Army was unhappy that the Governor of Lagos State , Mr Babajide Sanwo- Olu, denied inviting the military on October 20, 2020, when soldiers shot at the Lekki tollgate where #EndSARS protesters were gathered . Taiwo said this on Saturday in his testimony before the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the Lekki incident . The general , however , said inviting the military was the best decision the Lagos governor could have made as the #EndSARS protest plunged the state into anarchy but added that the Army was also unhappy that Sanwo- Olu said two persons died from the military engagement at the Lekki tollgate. He said , “ I spoke with the governor ...
US 2020: Trump denies plans to declare premature victory on election night even before final votes are counted
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US 2020: Trump denies plans to declare premature victory on election night even before final votes are counted

US President, Donald Trump, has denied reports he plans to declare victory on Tuesday night November 3, once it looks like he's ahead, even though it might take days or even weeks before battleground states like Pennsylvania finally count their votes.   According to a report by Axios on Sunday night November 1, Trump told confidants he'll declare victory on Tuesday night if it looks like he's "ahead," according to three sources familiar with his private comments. The report states that Trump has privately talked through this scenario in some detail in the last few weeks, describing plans to walk up to a podium on election night and declare he has won.   For this to happen, Trump's team expect he would need to either win or have heavy leads in Ohio, Florida, North C...
Tinubu Denied Me Oniru Stool To Protect His Business Interests – Prince Of Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa
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Tinubu Denied Me Oniru Stool To Protect His Business Interests – Prince Of Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa

A Prince in Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa, who is a member of the Abisogun ruling house, has written a pre-litigation letter to All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, accusing them of manipulating the process of selecting the Oniru, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal. The letter was also addressed to the local government chairman, Eti Osa local government area, Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, the Attorney-General of the state, the current Oniru and the Elegushi of Ikate Land In a letter dated October 27, 2020, Ajasa claimed he had been selected as the next Oniru but Tinubu called him to a meeting and informed him that he would have to give up his ambition because his business partners were not happy with his emergence. Ajasa said ...
Lagos Oriental Hotel does not belong to Tinubu, Tung family cries out
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Lagos Oriental Hotel does not belong to Tinubu, Tung family cries out

The Tung Family, owners of Western Metal Products Company (WEMPCO) Group and Lagos Oriental Hotel have denied claims that Lagos Oriental Hotel belongs to former Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.   The denial came after an attack on the Lagos Oriental Hotel, during which armed hoodlums with guns, knives and bottles, forced their way in, assaulted some security personnel and damaged properties because they assume that the hotel is part of Mr. Tinubu’s investments.   In a statement released by the management of WEMPCO, the parent company of Lagos Oriental Hotel, the Managing Director, Mr. Lawrence Tung, noted that “Like other responsible businesses operating in Nigeria, Lagos Oriental Hotel is hopeful that closure will be brought to cases of injustice and police b...
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan kicks against scrapping of SARS
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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan kicks against scrapping of SARS

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has kicked against scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).   Speaking on Wednesday October 7 as lawmakers deliberated a motion on the recent extrajudicial killings carried out by a security personnel attached to the controversial Nigerian police unit, Lawan said some good personnel in the police unit might be denied the opportunity to perform better if it is scrapped.   He said;   “I think that this is the situation that should be properly investigated. Those involved in recent incident should be arrested and prosecuted. The law should take its due course. This is not acceptable. Nigerians need to know what happened to those who have killed Nigerians. “There are good people and bad people in SARS. Scrapping of ag...
No Governor Has Denied Collecting Money From NDDC
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No Governor Has Denied Collecting Money From NDDC

Chief Obiaruko Christie Ndukwe, a Publisher and Founder of the advocacy group, Citizens Quest for Truth Initiative speaks with Nseobong Okon-Ekong and other journalists on recent developments in the Niger Delta Development Commission and the Senate probe Your advocacy group has been in the news lately, what are you up to? We are more or less focused on leadership. We focus on leadership and try to use it as a standard so that others can follow that path. I think the bane of the country has been bad leadership. We have the resources, we have everything but unfortunately, we lack the right leadership and I think the reason is because we have not taken time to assess those who should be in positions of leadership. We have also not taken time to identify those who serve creditably a...
Hushpuppi Denied Bail In The USA
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Hushpuppi Denied Bail In The USA

Suspected Nigerian fraudster Ramon Abbas a.k.a #hushpuppi has been denied bail in the United States in spite of his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky insisting that his job as an Instagram celebrity paid for the $10,000 monthly rent on his luxury Dubai flat. His lawyers had applied for him to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with the uncle of a woman with whom he has a child with, but US prosecutors opposed the bail application. UAE's The National reported that prosecutors said he could commit crimes with just a smartphone and an internet connection and that he posed too much of a flight risk. Reacting to prosecutors' argument, Pissetzky said his client had too much to lose if he flees from the United States. He told a judge in Chicago by videolink; “He is loved and respected...
UK denies Air Peace Landing Rights to Evacuate Stranded Nigerians
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UK denies Air Peace Landing Rights to Evacuate Stranded Nigerians

British authorities have denied an Air Peace airline flight deployed to evacuate stranded Nigerians in the UK landing rights. The Nigeria high commission in London which released a statement on Sunday July 12, said the evacuation flights from London Heathrow to Abuja and Lagos will now depart from Gatwick Airport on Tuesday July 14. The statement read; “This is to inform all prospective evacuees that have been issued tickets for the Air Peace flights departing on July 13, 2020, from London Heathrow to Abuja and Lagos, that due to landing clearance issues, the flights have been rescheduled to depart on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 10:00am from Gatwick Airport. “Furthermore, Air Peace Airlines has contracted Air Partner to operate the flight on its behalf and any other informat...
Ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki, Denies Campaigning for President Buhari Against Jonathan in 2015
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Ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki, Denies Campaigning for President Buhari Against Jonathan in 2015

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has denied reports that he discreetly campaigned for President Buhari while serving as President Goodluck Jonathan’s NSA in 2015. Recently, there were reports that the embattled former NSA worked secretly to enthrone President Buhari in 2015 while he was still serving under the Goodluck Jonathan administration. Dasuki in his statement, said as the NSA between 2012 and 2015, he never campaigned for the APC or Buhari, in whatever shape or form before, during, or after the 2015 presidential election.   In his statement, the former NSA said he was only involved in the unsuccessful attempt at forging an alliance between the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for ...
Justin Bieber Denies Sexual Assault Allegations
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Justin Bieber Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

Justin Bieber has reacted to the sexual assault allegation made against him by a Twitter user identified simply as "Danielle". The lady who tweeted from an anonymous account on Saturday night (June 20) which was taken down after Bieber publicly commented on allegation, claimed the incident took place at a hotel in Austin, Texas on March 9, 2014. She said she met Bieber while attending an event in Texas and claimed that she and her friends were invited back to the pop star's hotel where she was "sexually assaulted without consent." She however failed to give out the names of her friends. Justin Bieber who denied the allegation by sharing news articles, social media photos, screenshots of emails and lodging receipts from the time in question, said he decided to gather facts to coun...
I’m Done and Leaving Everything Behind – Lady who Accused D’banj of Rape Says as she Denies being Arrested
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I’m Done and Leaving Everything Behind – Lady who Accused D’banj of Rape Says as she Denies being Arrested

Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused D'banj of rape has denied claims of getting arrested alongside her mother. Report of Ms Babatayo's arrest which investigative journalist Kiki Mordi insisted happened, had been trailed by mixed reaction as some social media users affirmed that D'banj is trying to clear his name while others condemned and accused him of intimidation. In a tweet she shared after her alleged arrest gained public attention yesterday June 17, the lady stated that she is moving on and leaving everything behind her. She tweeted; I’m done with all these back and forth drama...Frank took me to the party and gave me the key to the room. I’m moving on and leaving everything behind me. Thanks and God bless I don’t know where all this rumors are coming from . Mys...
FG Seizes Former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete’s Private Jet in Canada
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FG Seizes Former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete’s Private Jet in Canada

The federal government has seized a private jet believed to be owned by former minister of petroleum Dan Etete, over his alleged involvement in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal. The Bombardier 6000 jet with tail number M-MYNA which touched down at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport in Canada on Friday evening, was seized on Saturday morning after a Quebec judge granted a seizure order. Finance Uncovered reported that Babatunde Olabode ‘Bode’ Johnson who was appointed by the Nigerian government in 2016 to recover assets from the OPL 245 deal, confirmed the seizure. He said the court order was served on the jet’s owner, a company called Tibit Ltd, which has until Tuesday next week (9 June) to file court papers opposing the seizure. Tibit Ltd is an anonymously owned company inco...
D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List
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D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel Denies Having Dbanj’s Alleged Rape Victim on their 2018 Guest List

D’banj Rape Allegation: Glee Hotel has denied having Dbanj’s alleged rape victim on their guest list on 2018, claims the story is false. Taking to their social media page, D’banj wrote; Our attention has been brought to the Rape allegation trending on Instagram made against the popular musician Dbanj. It is said to have happened at Glee hotel sometime in December 2018. It is alleged that the front office at Glee gave Dbanj the key to a guests room without their consent. We state firmly that this is FALSE and can never happen at Glee. We operate best practices and the welfare and security of our guest is paramount to us. We advice the accuser to check with the person who paid for the said room as her said name was not on record as a guest. Any person who pays has access to two keys ...
Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts
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Yangy, Babcock Student Accused of Raping 24 girls reacts

Godknows ‘Yangy’ Adolphus Owhor, the Babcock student has reacted to allegations that he raped 24 girls. Yaggy who was accused of raping 24 girls including his cousin on social media, had denied the allegations. He went on to reveal that he almost committed suicide after he was accused of raping the girls as he denied ever meeting any of the ladies. Yangy was accused of luring girls to chill with him and then take advantage of the girls. Watch the video below.
Peruzzi’s old Tweets in which he Declared himself a Rapist and also Supported Rape Surfaces
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Peruzzi’s old Tweets in which he Declared himself a Rapist and also Supported Rape Surfaces

Peruzzi's old tweet in which he declared himself a rapist and also supported rape has surfaced online. Recall that the singer is currently embroiled in a rape saga with a lady who accused him of raping her in 2012. Though the lady the rape victim said was present when the incident occurred has denied the allegation, tweets in which the DMW singer declared himself a rapist and also supported the sad act has been dug up. Some of the tweets were also sent out between 2011-2012 via the singer's old Twitter account @iamtcPeruzzi, and the old account has been confirmed to be his via an online bio created for him in 2011.   See some of Peruzzi's old tweets below;     Here are tweets from some of his friends acknowledging the tweets ce...
Actress Eve Esin blasts fan asking why she denied her Biafran identity, says “If you don’t block me I will block you”
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Actress Eve Esin blasts fan asking why she denied her Biafran identity, says “If you don’t block me I will block you”

Talented Nollywood Actress, Eve Esin few hours ago posted a picture on her Instagram page. And as usual, got lovely reactions and comments from loved ones and fans who support her. She posted the picture below with the caption; The brother God gave me. His headache? One in a million yet i cant throw him away. Mpa, thanks for being there. With the hashtag #brotherfromanothermother. A comment caught her eye and she had to reply. The comment was from a user whose usernname was ‘bjustin1010’. The comment read; I still wait for your reply, why you denied your Biafran identity. Eve Esin replied him saying; if you don’t stop this line of discussion. Block me else i will block you and i mean it. It seems the Instagram user has been bringing this question up in her other posts, ...
Madagascar Herbal Drugs Didn’t Come with Invoice – FG
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Madagascar Herbal Drugs Didn’t Come with Invoice – FG

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic, Boss Mustapha has denied knowledge of Madagascar demanding 170,000 Euros from the Federal Government for herbal drugs which arrived the country days ago. Mustapha who reacted to claim of the Nigerian government being asked to pay €170,000 for the Madagascar herbal mixture delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday May 16, by the visiting President of Guinea Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embalo, said same mixture was taken to other African countries without an invoice. According to him, when he took delivery of the sealed herbal mixture, he was not handed an invoice, which would have indicated if there was a cost. He said;   “In terms of the...
Bill Gates Foundation Denies Offering Lawmakers $10m Bribe to pass Controversial Infectious Disease Bill
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Bill Gates Foundation Denies Offering Lawmakers $10m Bribe to pass Controversial Infectious Disease Bill

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has denied allegations of offering $10 million bribe to members of the House of Representatives for the passage of the controversial ‘Infectious Diseases Control Bill 2020″. The spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties, (CUPP), Ikenga Ugochinyere, had on May 4, 2020, issued a press statement in which he alleged that the House and its leadership had received a financial inducement to the tune of $10 million to rush the passage of the controversial bill. Some Nigerians went ahead to ahead that second richest man in the world, Bill Gates, was behind the financial inducement. The House of Representatives last week set up an investigative panel headed by Henry Nwawuba to investigate the allegation and expose the people behind the ...
Why Canada Denied Air Peace Right To Evacuate Stranded Nigerians – Onyeama
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Why Canada Denied Air Peace Right To Evacuate Stranded Nigerians – Onyeama

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama’s move to patronise local carriers for the evacuation of Nigerians abroad has suffered a setback. The Canadian government had denied a local airline, Air Peace, landing right to evacuate Nigerian citizens in Ottawa on the ground that it has no license to undertake commercial flight to that country. Mr Onyeama confirmed the development on Thursday at the daily media briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He however said his ministry was hopeful that the Canadian government would reverse its decision. He revealed that the Nigerian High Commissioner in Canada had opened discussion with his host government for it to have a rethink. He said: “The question on evacuation of Nigerians from Canada and the news that th...
I May be Diabetic, Coronavirus Could Kill me – R.Kelly Begs to be Freed from Jail
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I May be Diabetic, Coronavirus Could Kill me – R.Kelly Begs to be Freed from Jail

R. Kelly is claiming he is likely to be diabetic which puts him at a high risk of serious complications if he contracts coronavirus. According legal documents filed by the singer’s attorney, his attorney Steven Greenberg demands for the third time that Kelly be released from prison. Eleven days prior, the judge overseeing the case denied the singer’s second request to be released from custody while awaiting trial. Greenberg says Kelly just learned that he tested “1/10 of one point below diabetic, at the very top of the high risk category.” That new diagnosis coupled with the fact that Kelly is overweight and suffers from high blood pressure and cholesterol issues puts him at high risk of serious complications if infected with COVID-19, according to Greenberg. The judge has ...
Bill Cosby Is Denied Early Release From Jail Despite Dozens Of Coronavirus Infections Inside His Prison
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Bill Cosby Is Denied Early Release From Jail Despite Dozens Of Coronavirus Infections Inside His Prison

Disgraced comic actor, Bill Cosby has been denied an early release from prison despite dozens of Coronavirus infections inside the facility where he is housed. The 82-year-old is serving a three to 10 years sentence at SCI Phoenix in Skippack, Pennsylvania after being found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in 2018. As a result of the pandemic, several prisoners across the world have been released early or sent to home confinement. Last Friday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf revealed a plan to ‘temporarily relieve’ at-risk inmates in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus behind bars, sparking speculation that Cosby could be freed. But the state’s Department of Corrections have ruled out an early release for the actor. ‘Sex offenders are not eligible under the repriev...
Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines
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Top Presidency Aides Denied Access To Aso Villa After Violating NCDC Guidelines

According to findings, some of the Presidency aides refused access into Aso Villa after returning from the burial include State House Chief Protocol Officer, Ambassador Lawal Kazaure, Special Assistant to the President, Yusuf Sabiu, a nephew to the President, Musa Haro Daura, and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the, Garba Shehu. Some top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari have been denied access into the Presidential Villa in Abuja after returning from the burial of late Chief of Staff to Buhari, Abba Kyari, on Saturday. The burial at Gudu Cemetery was attended by a large crowd – most of whom had no nose mask or hand gloves on them for protection against Coronavirus. This development violated the social distancing rule put in place by the Nigeria Centre for D...
Jailed Rapper YNW Melly Denied Early Prison Release Despite ‘Contracting Coronavirus’
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Jailed Rapper YNW Melly Denied Early Prison Release Despite ‘Contracting Coronavirus’

Jailed rapper, YNW Melly will reportedly remain behind bars despite testing positive for Coronavirus. The 20-year-old rapper whose real name is Jamell Maurice Demons had filed an emergency motion for restricted release through his attorney after contracting the disease at Broward County Jail. His attorney, Bradford Cohen, said the artiste was suffering from chills, body aches, and breathing difficulties in the week after he was diagnosed with COVID-19 and feared his client’s condition would worsen. “He still has headaches and body aches. Mr. Demons is 114 lbs. The jail is just ill prepared if his diagnosis takes a turn for the worse,” Cohen said in legal documents filed on Monday, which call for the emergency motion for his conditional release. “They have not given them masks,...
Coronavirus Has Denied Me Marriage – Victor AD
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Coronavirus Has Denied Me Marriage – Victor AD

Mercurial singer and chorus specialist Victor AD has decried the ravaging corona virus, saying it has denied him lots of plans he had for his life. Victor AD He was making this known in a skit he was performing with his friends on a short clip on YouTube. According to him, ‘I would have married, I would have built a house for my mother, I would have rolled with Dangote and Otedola, I would have had children, but for this corona virus.’ The singer was recently featured on DJ Neptune’s single entitled ‘Tomorrow.’

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