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Blasphemy: Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon Punished for ‘Comparing God to a Dog’
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Blasphemy: Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon Punished for ‘Comparing God to a Dog’

  Veteran Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, has been punished with a one-match suspension for blasphemy. Pitch-side microphones recorded the Italy legendary goalkeeper shouting a phrase that was deemed to be unacceptable in Italian language. The shot-stopper was caught yelling the unacceptable phrase during Juventus game against Parma in December 2020. Buffon, Juventus’ second-choice goalie will now miss Saturday’s derby against Torino and was also fined €5,000. During Juventus’ clash with Parma on December 19, he shouted at a Juventus defender using the phrase which in Italian is seen as comparing God to a dog. Players’ interactions on the pitch are now being recorded clearly by microphones due to the absence of fans in the stands. This was why Buffon’s ...
Uche Nwosu Returns To Supreme Court, Seeks Uzodinma’s Disqualification
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Uche Nwosu Returns To Supreme Court, Seeks Uzodinma’s Disqualification

Rochas Okorocha’s son in law, Mr. Uche Nwosu has asked the Supreme Court to declare that Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma was not the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) based on the court’s judgment that Nwosu was nominated by both the APC and the Action Alliance. Nwosu made this request in a fresh suit his counsel, Mr Philip Umeadi Jnr recently, asking the apex court to review its judgement in which he declared Uzodinma the APC candidate. He, also, asked the court for an order enforcing or otherwise directing the enforcement and or giving effect to the judgement of the court in the case delivered on December 20, 2019 wherein the court held that he was nominated by both APC and AA and consequently declared his nomination a nullity. However, the same apex...
“You Lack Jurisdiction to Remove from Office a man who Does not hold Office.” – Trump’s lawyers tell US Senate Amid Impeachment trial 
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“You Lack Jurisdiction to Remove from Office a man who Does not hold Office.” – Trump’s lawyers tell US Senate Amid Impeachment trial 

US House impeachment managers on Tuesday filed their memorandum for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, laying out claims that he committed impeachable offenses and must be barred from running for federal office again. In the brief, the managers, led by Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., argue that Trump was personally responsible for the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. They say Trump incited the attack when his efforts to overturn the presidential election failed. "President Trump's responsibility for the events of January 6 is unmistakable," they write in the 80-page document, stating that his "abuse of office threatened and injured our democratic order." "His conduct endangered the life of every single member of Congress, jeopardized the peaceful tr...
“Alcohol & Mental Stress” – Erica Talks About Her BBNaija Disqualification
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“Alcohol & Mental Stress” – Erica Talks About Her BBNaija Disqualification

Former Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, Erica Nlewedim said she was shocked when she saw the video of her eviction from the show. Erica made the statement during an interview with journalist, Chude Jideonwo. Erica said she had a lot of mental stress which led to her irrational behavior the night before she was disqualified. See video below. https://youtu.be/Eswd6l6ZwAI
“It Was A Sad Moment For Me” – Erica Writes About Her Disqualification
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“It Was A Sad Moment For Me” – Erica Writes About Her Disqualification

"It was a sad moment for me" Erica Nlewedim writes in first Instagram post since being disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show. They say, It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves July 19th was the beginning of the rest of my life when I took the decision to be on the Big brother show. Excited as I was, I couldn’t fathom what the future held. I stepped into the house as an open book, believing in my strengths and weaknesses which I bore for the world to see. I was confident that these will enable me navigate through life in the house. Nothing however prepares you for the events of life except the experiences and the onus was on me to learn and live. My experiences were at an equilibrium as I made the best of friends, honed existing skills, disc...
BBNaija: Big Brother issues a second strike to Ozo for writing love notes to Nengi
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BBNaija: Big Brother issues a second strike to Ozo for writing love notes to Nengi

Big Brother has issued a second strike to Ozo for infringement of house rules regarding communication over the love notes he wrote to profess his feelings for Nnegi.   While addressing the housemates over this week's wager and their behavior, Big Brother played a clip where Ozo was seen writing the love notes before he handed it over to Nengi.   He warned other housemates against writing secret messages before issuing Ozo his second strike, meaning if he gets another strike, he is out of the show via disqualification.
Uti Nwachukwu apologises to Tacha over his mean comments after her disqualification from BBNaija Season 4
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Uti Nwachukwu apologises to Tacha over his mean comments after her disqualification from BBNaija Season 4

Uti Nwachukwu has penned down a public apology to BBNaija season 4 housemate, Tacha, over the mean comments he made about her after she was disqualified from the show last year. Tacha, like Erica, was disqualified for multiple infringements of rules in the reality TV show. Uti reacted to the bashing he received from her fans popularly referred to as Titans, and went on Twitter to bash her, using uncomplimentary words. In a post he shared on his Instagram page on Tuesday night, September 8, Uti who won the Big Brother Africa show in 2010, said he has realized his mistakes and is now offering his apologies. Read his post below “You will never understand till it happens to you” - popular saying • • I will never be too proud to acknowledge my personal epiphanies and when it’...
US Open Disqualification: Djokovic Fans Issue Death Threats To Line Judge
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US Open Disqualification: Djokovic Fans Issue Death Threats To Line Judge

The line-judge at the heart of the Novak Djokovic disqualification at the US Open has been distastefully abused by fans of the Serb on Instagram. Laura Clark, who was struck in the neck by a ball by Djokovic on Sunday, has received death threats and taunted over her late son after a Serbian newspaper published her name and social media details. “I hope you rot in hell for this,” one user wrote. “Hell hath no fury like Djokovic’s fans scorned. But no matter, you can be assured that one day karma will come for you. “You were the reason the US Open disqualified the best tennis player. “Novak, I hope you realise she was faking the injury all along.” Other users called her “sick” and “an alcoholic”, while one particularly distasteful person told her “you’ll join him soon,” referen...
Bbnaija: Ceec Reacts To Erica’s Disqualification
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Bbnaija: Ceec Reacts To Erica’s Disqualification

Former big brother Naija housemate, Cynthia Nwadiora popularly known Cee-C , has reacted to Erica Nlewedim’s disqualification . Recall that Erica was disqualified from the reality show last night after receiving three strikes for constantly breaking the house rules. Reacting, Cee-C said it’s not about winning a race but about being part of it. She also encouraged Erica saying she will eventually be fine. Read as she wrote below; “ Sometimes it’s not about winning a race but being part of a race. it is enough that you were part of the race. You’d be fine maybe not now but eventually..�” Ceec was BBNaija 2018 ‘Double Wahala’ first runner up.
Disqualification: Djokovic To Lose Ranking Points, Fined Prize Money
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Disqualification: Djokovic To Lose Ranking Points, Fined Prize Money

World Number 1, Novak Djokovic was earlier disqualified from the US Open 2020 after he unconsciously hit a ball at the line judge. The incident happened in the Round-of-16 tie, while trailing 5-6 to opponent and eventual beneficiary, Pablo Carreño Busta. The 33-year-old top seed headed straight for his car afterwards. Pablo Busta's reaction: "I was celebrating the break with my coach," he told reporters. "When I heard that the line judge was on the floor I was in shock. I never expected this moment when playing Novak. Carreno Busta added that the incident was "unintentional." "I think it was bad luck," he said. The United States Tennis Association has reacted to the incident: USTA The 17- time grand slam champion was hoping to close the gap on absentees, Rafael Nadal ...
BBNaija: After disqualification, fans raise over $9,000 for Erica, target $100,000
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BBNaija: After disqualification, fans raise over $9,000 for Erica, target $100,000

“Your action demonstrated disrespect for Biggie house rules despite the responsibility as Head of House to lead by example”, these were some of the words by Big Brother Naija’s Biggie as he announced the disqualification of Erica. Erica Ngozi Nlewedim, a housemate (contestant) in the Big Brother Naija Season 5, was disqualified from the reality show after breaking some of the house rules. Some minutes after her disqualification, Erica’s fans, known as Elites, started a fundraising campaign for her on a popular platform, GoFundMe, and in lesser than 3 hours after the launch of the campaign, more than $9,000 has been raised. The organisers were targeting $100,000 to support the disqualified reality show contestant, Erica’s dream. A description underneath the campaign page rea...
BBNaija: Erica Loses N1.8 Million After Disqualification
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BBNaija: Erica Loses N1.8 Million After Disqualification

Disqualified Big Brother Naija housemate, Erica, has lost about N1.8m as a result of her ouster from the reality show. MCI reports that Erica took the exit door from the house on Sunday after receiving her third and final strike from Biggie. Biggie, who showed video clips of her unruly behavior in the house, said Erica defaced Big Brother’s property and also threatened to kill fellow housemate, Laycon, actions he said contravened article 18 of the house rule. With her disqualification from the house, all the money she won during the weekly task and game won’t be given to her.
BBNaija: 3 Rules Erica Broke That Led To Her Disqualification
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BBNaija: 3 Rules Erica Broke That Led To Her Disqualification

Big Brother Naija housemate Erica will not quickly forget what happened after the last Saturday’s night party. The young lady who was the Head of House (HOH) got into a heated exchange with fellow housemate Laycon and also called out others who tried to speak to her and dampen the situation. However, all pleas and attempts to calm her down were futile thereby making the young lady go against some of the rules that housemates have been strongly advised to adhere to in other to stay in the game. In a recent apology to fellow housemates, Erica admitted to completely going out of line and made it clear that the consumption of alcohol is no excuse for her bad behaviour. Well, even if fellow housemates may have taken her apology to heart and decide to let things slide, the same cannot be ...
FIFA Is Looking Into Didier Drogba’s Disqualification For FA Presidency
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FIFA Is Looking Into Didier Drogba’s Disqualification For FA Presidency

World football governing body, FIFA, has set up a Committee to look into the ongoing electoral dispute in the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF), of which centre stage is the disqualification of football legend Didier Drogba from contesting the position of President. The Committee will be hearing from all stakeholders, including the former Chairman of FIF’s electoral body, René Diby, FIF’s General Secretary, Sam Etiassé and, possible, Didier Drogba, whose candidacy is at the centre of the upheaval. René Diby resigned his position after Etiassé accused him of accepting Drogba’s application due to public pressure and some alleged death threats. The Committee is set to consist of two representatives from FIFA – Rolf Tanner and Sarah Solémalé – two yet-to-be-named representatives from ...
African Union Disqualifies Okonjo-Iweala from Contesting for World Trade Organisation Director-General
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African Union Disqualifies Okonjo-Iweala from Contesting for World Trade Organisation Director-General

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been disqualified from contesting for the office of the Director General of the World Trade Organisation by the African Union. The disqualification is coming after President Buhari withdrew the nomination of Fedrick Agah and replaced him with Okonjo-Iweala. The office of the legal counsel at the African Union had said that Iweala's nomination was against laid-down rules as the executive council of the union in its 35th ordinary session that was held in Niamey, Niger, asked member countries to present candidates to the AU ministerial committee on candidature by November 30, 2019, to allow it endorse a consensus candidate at its February 2020 ordinary session. In the letter dated June 15 and addressed to the permanent mission of the Republic of Nigeria...
Edwin Clark advise Governor Obaseki to join PDP as Ganduje justifies disqualification
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Edwin Clark advise Governor Obaseki to join PDP as Ganduje justifies disqualification

Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark on Monday urged Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to realise his second term ambition. He called on the PDP to adopt Obaseki as its candidate. Clark believes that the opposition party has a great chance to reclaim the state from the All Progressives Congress (APC) with Obaseki as its standard bearer. The APC disqualified Obaseki from contesting its primary election due to discrepancies in his certificates. Clark, in a statement on Obaseki’s disqualification, said: “While, I am not a member of the APC, or of PDP, or any other political party, for that matter, it is regrettable that the APC in Edo State, is being destroyed as it was in some other states in 2019 when, due to the same manipulation and ras...
Obaseki Should Be Blamed For His Disqualification, Not Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh
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Obaseki Should Be Blamed For His Disqualification, Not Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki from the governorship primaries of the party and options ahead of him. Excerpts: With his disqualification by the APC Screening committee from partic­ipating in the primaries, will you be surprised if Governor Obaseki dumps the APC for another political party in order to realise his mandate? It’s a choice. The governor, having been disqualified has the opportunity to lodge an appeal to the Appeal Committee and later to the National Working Committee (NWC) . Although the NWC said that their decision is final, the governor can also go to court. But since ...
APC Appeal Committee Upholds Disqualification Of Obaseki, 2 Others
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APC Appeal Committee Upholds Disqualification Of Obaseki, 2 Others

The All Progressive Congress, APC, Appeal Committee has upheld the disqualification of sitting governor, Godwin Obaseki from participating in the primary election of the party. Following his disqualification from running in the forthcoming APC primary election, on Friday, an appeal committee, who sat Saturday evening has upheld the decision of the screening committee.
Obaseki’s Disqualification: Ize-Iyamu Sends Message To APC Members
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Obaseki’s Disqualification: Ize-Iyamu Sends Message To APC Members

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, an All Progressives Congress’ aspirant in the Edo State governorship election, has urged members of the party to put the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki behind them. This was contained in a press statement by the Director of Communication and Media of Iyamu’s Campaign Organisation, Mr. John Mayaki. According to the statement, the disqualification of Obaseki by the APC screening committee was premised on a bold insistence of fairness, accountability, and transparency. The statement read in part, “I wish to send my deepest gratitude to all the members of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, for joyful cooperation that led to a seamless but thorough screening exercise. I urge all the members of our party whose indefatigable commitment,...
Oshiomhole Flaunts New Look As He Reacts To Obaseki Disqualification
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Oshiomhole Flaunts New Look As He Reacts To Obaseki Disqualification

APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has finally reacted to the disqualification of the current Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki this time in a new look. The Governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki was disqualified by the All Progressive Congress APC Screening Committee headed by Pro Jonathan Ayuba for defective Certificate. Mr Obaseki has said that he will not Appeal the outcome of the Screening. Although there are reports that Godwin Obaseki has joined the People Democratic Party PDP. Meanwhile Adams Oshiomhole in a special Media Interview with Channels Television said the decision was subject to appeal. “I can’t comment on it now,” Oshiomhole said. “We are just following our party constitution. We have a screening committee, they turned out a report. And ...
Obaseki’s Disqualification: “APC Will Suffer Dire Consequences” – Oyegun Reacts
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Obaseki’s Disqualification: “APC Will Suffer Dire Consequences” – Oyegun Reacts

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the party will suffer “dire consequences” in Edo State on account of the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki by the APC screening panel. Odigie-Oyegun described the outcome of the screening as a hatchet job aimed at installing a stooge that will allow some people unfettered access to the Edo Treasury. This was contained in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Chief Ray Morphy, in Abuja, on Friday. The statement read in part, “While not a surprise, that disqualification is a clear indication that internal democracy has been murdered in APC, a party which we founded on the principles of fair play and good conscience! “I daresay that APC will suffer dire consequences in ...
I Won’t Appeal My Disqualification From Edo APC Primary – Obaseki
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I Won’t Appeal My Disqualification From Edo APC Primary – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that he will not appeal his disqualification from participating in the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for June 22. The governor in a statement by his media aide, Crusoe Osagie, said it is needless filing an appeal when the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has carefully orchestrated the move from the beginning. While calling on his supporters to be calm, he urged them to wait for further directives. “We have watched the mockery of democratic process, which Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is administering and superintending over in our great party the All Progressives Congress (APC). It has been an unfortunate, disheartening and dreadful spectacle. “We had initially asserted that going by the open ...
Elimination Is Better Than Disqualification – Mercy Eke Advices Bbnaija Aspirants
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Elimination Is Better Than Disqualification – Mercy Eke Advices Bbnaija Aspirants

Winner of BBNaija season 4, Mercy Eke gives advice to upcoming BBnaija aspirants. It is a well known fact that the Big brother naija show has skyrocketed many of it’s ex-housemates to fame. Normal people with regular lives go into the the house as regular people and come out shot to fame and fortune, even though only one person wins. The recent being Mercy eke who’s BBnaija Finale victory has seen her sign endorsement deals on endorsement deals as well as establish her own brand. With the new season of big brother set to be unveiled and with many fans of the reality show clamouring to gain access to their one-way ticket to superstardom on the show’s spotlights, competition is stiff and with stiff competition comes slim chances But that shouldn’t be a discouragement eith...
BBNaija’s Tacha and Mercy Shade Each Other over Reality Show
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BBNaija’s Tacha and Mercy Shade Each Other over Reality Show

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemates, Mercy and Tacha are enmeshed in a shade session after both reality show stars announced they will be launching their own reality shows. Mercy who held a housewarming party on Monday February 10, had announced that she will be starting her own reality show soon. The announcement sparked off a controversy on social media as some fans of Tacha accused her of copying their star who recently launched hers. Tacha acknowledged the claim made by her fans and also disclosed that "she knows she is winning" because she is getting copied. She also acknowledged a Twitter campaign which came with hashtag of #Tachadiditfirst. Mercy who won the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija Reality show, fired back at Tacha by pointing out that she hinted on ...
Shehu Sani Reacts To Disqualification Of ‘Lionheart’ By Oscar
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Shehu Sani Reacts To Disqualification Of ‘Lionheart’ By Oscar

Former Senator representing Kaduna, Shehu Sani took to his twitter account to react to the trending news of Genevieve Nnaji movie Lionheart 's been disqualified from Twitter. Lionheart was disqualified because of too much of English, he tweeted saying.. The reasons given for the #Oscars disqualification of LION HEART only exposes the degree of their ignorance of the World outside of theirs,and their discriminatory and contemptuous views about African history and our ways.
Genevieve Nnaji reacts to the disqualification of LionHeart
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Genevieve Nnaji reacts to the disqualification of LionHeart

The director of the movie, “LionHeart”, Genevieve Nnaji has now reacted to the disqualification of the movie from 2019 Oscar Academy awards. Reacting to this on twitter, she wrote; “Thank you so much. I am the director of Lionheart. This movie represents the way we speak as Nigerians. This includes English which acts as a bridge between the 500+ languages spoken in our country; thereby making us #OneNigeria. “It’s no different to how French connects communities in former French colonies. We did not choose who colonized us. As ever, this film and many like it, is proudly Nigerian.”
#BBNaija: Why Biggie Was Unfair In Disqualifying Tacha – Rico Swavey
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#BBNaija: Why Biggie Was Unfair In Disqualifying Tacha – Rico Swavey

Former Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Rico Swavey, has reacted to the disqualification of Tacha from the current ‘Pepper Dem’ season of the reality show. Swavey described Tacha’s disqualification as unfair, stressing that fellow housemate, Mercy should have also been disqualified. In a tweet, Swavey wrote: “This is unfair. Both of them should’ve been disqualified!! “Guys, remember this is just a game and Biggie has the final say. Please, enjoy the remaining 10 days of the game. Don’t get it twisted BIGGIE is always right. “It’s like watching the final of the Champions League and Messi or Ronaldo get RED carded. I was enjoying the competition between them. I love them both and It would have been interesting to see the final score between them.” Big Brother had on Frid...
#BBNaija: I am not responsible for Tacha’s disqualification- ex-BBN contestant Khloe
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#BBNaija: I am not responsible for Tacha’s disqualification- ex-BBN contestant Khloe

Khloe has refuted claims on social media that her Instagram post questioning the integrity of Big Brother might have remotely caused the disqualification of controversial contestant Tacha. Tacha was disqualified form the ongoing BBNaija Pepper dem season, following her faceoff with fellow contestant, Mercy. Khloe after the faceoff, took to Instagram to inquire from Big Brother if the rule book used during her set that led to her disqualification from the show, isn't the same for the contestants of this season. Hours after her post, Tacha was disqualified. Some people insinuated that Khloe's post facilitated Big Brother's decision to disqualify Tacha. Here is a post Khloe shared on her Instagram page refuting this claim. I have gotten a lot of Tags and Mentions from some uncultu...
#Bbnaija: Tacha Unfollows Big Brother Naija On Instagram
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#Bbnaija: Tacha Unfollows Big Brother Naija On Instagram

Disqualified big brother housemate Tacha has unfollowed the official Instagram page of Big brother Naija following her disqualification from the reality show. A quick check on the reality TV star's Instagram page reveals she no longer follows the big brother Naija handle on the popular Photos sharing platform. Tacha has been reported to be held hostage by the big brother Naija organizers for allegedly refusing to grant interviews to their media team.
#Bbnaija: Tacha’s Management Releases Official Statement After Disqualification
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#Bbnaija: Tacha’s Management Releases Official Statement After Disqualification

After Tacha was disqualified from the 2019 Big Brother Naija show, her management swiftly released an official statement regarding the disqualification. Sharing a video of the disqualification, they wrote: 'It is with sadness we announce that our girl has been disqualified from the big brother house. We can only accept this as it's big brother's house, big brother's rules. . It was a good running and we thank you all for your support. I know some of us are outraged but we have to stay calm and accept this decision. . We will keep you updated.' Recall that Tacha was disqualified for being physically violent towards fellow housemate, Mercy. Tacha and Mercy had been embroiled a shouting match, which turned physical after Tacha grabbed Mercy’s hair and she, in turn, tried to defen...
BBNaija: Seyi Threatens Tacha With Strike And Disqualification
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BBNaija: Seyi Threatens Tacha With Strike And Disqualification

Seyi Awolowo Quarrels With Tacha, He Threatens To Get Tacha Disqualified From BBNaija By Making Her Get Another Strike. Fans Divided Grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, Seyi had a heated exchange with Tacha over how he shouted Tacha's name. He then vowed to make Tacha to get the third strike so that she would be disqualified. Tacha already has 2 strikes. Biggie had warned that if she gets another strike, she will be disqualified. Their fans are now divided over the fight and threat. Now Watch the videos Tacha and Seyi at it again...Seycha ship sinking again #BBNaija pic.twitter.com/gPAQfsWMpt — LeXx (@leximan99) September 5, 2019
#Bbnaija: Tacha Risk Disqualification, Receives Second Strike
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#Bbnaija: Tacha Risk Disqualification, Receives Second Strike

Big Brother Naija 2019 most controversial housemate, Tacha, has been issued a second strike. Biggie, on Sunday, issued Tacha a strike for her nonchalant attitude, disrespecting fellow housemates, disrespecting authority and being rude to BBNaija host, Ebuka. Big Brother gathered the housemates in the lounge and played several videos of Tacha's misconducts, after which he issued her a strike. Biggie also said Tacha undermined the world of Big Brother.
Governor Yahaya Bello Faces Risks Of Disqualification Over Double Registration
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Governor Yahaya Bello Faces Risks Of Disqualification Over Double Registration

As Kogi State 2019 governorship primaries draw close, the APC Justice Forum/Buhari Support groups in Kogi State has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to disqualify Governor Yahaya Bello over alleged double registration for the permanent voters’ cards. In a statement, which was signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday by the Forum’s Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Atekojo Samson Usman, he said, the essence of the screening was to ensure that the party did not field a candidate that would be a subject of litigation. They said, the allegation of double registration by Kogi State Governor late last year, which became an embarrassment to the party should not be allowed as the governor would be facing prosecution immediately he stepped down from t...
Court Asked To Sack Adeleke As Senator, Order Salary Refund
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Court Asked To Sack Adeleke As Senator, Order Salary Refund

Two persons, Akinwale Olaniyi and Akinjide Monsuru, have filed an application seeking the disqualification of Senator Adeleke Adeleke as the lawmaker representing Osun West Senatorial district. The claimants lodged the suit on Friday at the Federal High Court in Abuja, the nation’s capital. They sought that the court restrains Senator Adeleke from further parading himself as the lawmaker representing Osun West senatorial district in the National Assembly. The claimants also prayed for an order of the court directing the lawmaker to refund all salaries, allowances, and other emoluments he had received as a senator. They filed the suit pursuant to Section 65(2)(a) of the 1999 Constitution, and the judgment of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Bwari, deli...
Disqualification Judgement: Ademola Adeleke Files Appeal
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Disqualification Judgement: Ademola Adeleke Files Appeal

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state whose election was confirmed by the election tribunal,Senator Ademola Adeleke has appealed against the ruling of a Bwari High Court questioning his qualification to run for the office The appeal is suit no FCT/HC/BW/80/122/2018 between SENATOR ADELEKE, the APPELLANT AND 1. MR. WAHAB ADEKUNLE RAHEEM 2. MR. ADAM OMOSALEWA HABEEB,RESPONDENTS; 3. PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY and the 4. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC). Reliefs sought from the Court of Appeal include the following: 1.To allow the appeal. 2. Set aside the Judgment and Rulings of the lower Court delivered on 2nd April 2019. 3. To strike out and / or dismiss the Originating Summons dated 4th of September, 2018 in its ...
Court fixes April 8 for judgment on suit seeking to stop ex-Gov Nnamani
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Court fixes April 8 for judgment on suit seeking to stop ex-Gov Nnamani

In the pre-election suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1574/2018, it was alleged that Nnamani who contested and won under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was outside the country when the affidavit he used to secure clearance to contest for Enugu East Senatorial District, was made. According to the suit that was lodged before the court by the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the former governor, did not personally swore the affidavit he attached to the Form CF001 he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Cited as 1st and 2nd defendants in the suit were Nnamani and INEC. Specifically, the APC candidate, is praying the court to among other things, determine: “Whether from a proper interpretation of the provisions of section 117(4) of the E...
Appeal Court Sets Aside Disqualification Order Against Taraba APC Candidate
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Appeal Court Sets Aside Disqualification Order Against Taraba APC Candidate

A Court of Appeal sitting in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, on Thursday vacated a Federal High Court order, which disqualified the Taraba All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate from contesting in Saturday’s governorship polls. A Federal High Court in Jalingo, had on Wednesday, disqualified Sani Danladi, on account of discrepancy in age declaration in his West African Examination Council (WAEC) Certificate and statutory declaration of age In a press briefing held Thursday in Jalingo, the Taraba APC Chairman, Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi, disclosed that “the Court of Appeal accepted and restrained all the respondents including INEC”. He added that they were told that the status quo be maintained and the candidate allowed to stand for election on Saturday. “We are call...
Oboh Makes History, Becomes First Nigerian on European Tour
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Oboh Makes History, Becomes First Nigerian on European Tour

Georgia Oboh is the first Nigerian lady on the European Tour having qualified from the LET Qualifying School at the Lalla Aicha Tour School at Amelkis Golf Club in Casablanca, Morocco to make the top 60 Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja Georgia Oboh has achieved a historic feat by becoming a full member of the Ladies European Tour (LET) and the first and youngest Nigerian to accomplish the feat. The 17-year-old carded 72 on the fourth day of the LET Qualifying School at the Lalla Aicha Tour School at Amelkis Golf Club in Casablanca, Morocco to make the top 60 from the field of 115 competing at the Q –School. The qualification will accord her with playing privileges for the 2019 season. She had earlier returned scores of 78,73,70 in the last three days to make the cut and join the fiel...
Solskjaer Considered for Caretaker Role after Mourinho’s Sack
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Solskjaer Considered for Caretaker Role after Mourinho’s Sack

*Pochettino not interested in Manchester United job Manchester United sacked manager Jose Mourinho yesterday after identifying a catalogue of his failings at the club. Former United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being considered as likely caretaker manager. Solskjaer scored 126 goals in 366 appearances during his 11 years at Old Trafford and is best remembered for scoring the winner in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich in 1999. The sacked Portuguese, 55, took over in May 2016 and led United to League Cup and Europa League titles, but they are 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool. The club has made a change after no progress with results or style despite spending nearly £400m on 11 players. United also said the new substantive manager will understand...
TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen
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TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen

It looks like the Kemen’s disqualification from BBNaija 2017 reality TV show is still a wound that has not fully healed as he has just revealed that he still talks about it with his victim, Tboss. Kemen was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017, after he was found guilty of touching Tboss inappropriately without her consent. TBoss and I still talk about my disqualification from BBNaija – Kemen In a recent encounter with Sunday Scoop, Kemen admitted that it was not easy for him to move on from the BBN drama but things are now working in his favour. He said: “It is only right for me to attribute the turnaround to God. We have two kinds of people in the world – those who have things come easily to them and those who fight for everything they have. I am the type...
#BBNaija: Payporte Continue to Speak Out As Cee-c Risks Disqualification
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#BBNaija: Payporte Continue to Speak Out As Cee-c Risks Disqualification

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate Cee C is always trending for one reason or the other and now she has put the sponsors to shame by disregarding their gift. As per the usual Saturday party, the housemates are dressed in relation to a theme by one of the official sponsors of the show, Payporte. This Saturday’s theme was a cultural themed but housemate Cee C decided to switch things up when she was not pleased with her own attire. She decided to upgrade the dress from a gown to a cropped top. This got the sponsor Payporte to react in negatively. They released an official statement on their Instagram page to share their displeasure on the matter. They wrote, “PayPorte is very displeased by the comments made by @ceec_official about the outfit given to her. We take out time to ...
BBNaija 2018: I Disgraced My Mother — Kbrule On Disqualification
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BBNaija 2018: I Disgraced My Mother — Kbrule On Disqualification

Big Brother Naija 2108 former housemate, Kbrule had a Live Q&A session, organized on Payporte’s Instagram page for evicted housemates, and he’s revealed that he’s not happy he left the game so early. Brule who was disqualified with the then-head of house & his strategic partner, Khloe, said that he’s angry with himself, because he literally disgraced his mother and let his fans down by getting disqualified from the show. “I am angrier with myself for disgracing my mother letting her and my fans down. I want nothing more than to make it up” he said after a fan told him she was mad at him . When asked if he was going to go on with dating Khloe he said “Hahaha Nah” and when further asked how he felt when Khloe kept insulting him in the house, he had this to say “This poor bro...
Tboss: “I Won’t Do Big Brother Naija Again, Even For N50 Million”
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Tboss: “I Won’t Do Big Brother Naija Again, Even For N50 Million”

Ex-Big Brother Naija Housemate, Tboss has said she won't be partaking in the Reality Show ever again. The Ex-controversial Housemate, TBoss, said this in an interview with Urban96Fm. In the interview, Tokunbo Idowu aka TBoss said, she won't be partaking in the Reality Show again even if she was offered N50 million to take part. TBoss during her stay in the just concluded reality show was involved in a lot of messy controversies, from disqualification of Kemen, Private Jet Owners hitting on her to spending the N25 million grand prize in a week to her handing one of the ninjas unknown notes after their Friday Arena games.
My Disqualification From The #BBNaija House Wasn’t Fair – Kemen
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My Disqualification From The #BBNaija House Wasn’t Fair – Kemen

Big Brother Naija 2017 housemate Kemen (real name Ekemini Ekerette) has said that the organisers of the show weren’t fair when they disqualified him for sexual assault on another housemate TBoss (real name Tokunbo Idowu).He made this known in an interview with New Telegraph’s Lanre Odukoya. Kemen was seen on camera touching TBoss inappropriately while she was asleep. Kemen had, in an apology posted on Payporte’s (one of the sponsors) Instagram page, apologised to TBoss and asked for her forgiveness “as well as all the women in Africa who perceived (his) action as violation or a sexual offence… however I have stated the reality of what actual happened in my interview.” “I must emphasize that reality is different from perception However ,I also use this medium to apologise ...

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