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BBNaija: Ebuka reveals housemates that could have won instead of WhiteMoney
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BBNaija: Ebuka reveals housemates that could have won instead of WhiteMoney

Big Brother Naija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, has named some of the housemates on the ‘Shine Ya Eye’ edition that would have won if WhiteMoney didn’t land the grand prize. WhiteMoney emerged winner ahead of Liquorose, Pere, Cross, Angel and Emmanuel on the final day of the show. He walked away with N30million in cash and prizes adding up to N60million. However, in a chat with the BBNaija official channel, Ebuka was asked which other contestants stood a chance. “There were a lot of strong people this season. Liquorose was very strong right from the get-go. So I knew she was one to watch. “Cross was very entertaining. I thought he brought a lot to the show. “There are people who I thought left too early. I don’t know if she would have won, but it would have been nice to see ...
BBNaija: Liquorose becomes last woman standing
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BBNaija: Liquorose becomes last woman standing

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 finalist, Liquorose has emerged as the last girl standing in the ‘Shine Ya Eye’ edition. Liquorose was one of the female housemates who entered the house on the 25th of July 2021 to contend for the grand prize worth N90m. During her stay in the house, Liquorose won most of the tasks and became a millionaire. She was a professional dancer before entering the reality show and has since garnered more fans on all social media networks. She is the last female housemate from the six finalists. It is not certain if she’ll be able to beat the remaining three male housemates to clinch this year’s grand prize like Mercy Eke of season four.
BBNaija: Emmanuel evicted from Big Brother house
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BBNaija: Emmanuel evicted from Big Brother house

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 finalist, Emmanuel has been evicted from the show. Emmanuel is the first housemate from the six finalists to be evicted from the Big Brother “Shine Ya Eye edition” show. His eviction leaves five housemates to contest for the all inclusive grand prize of N90m. The atmosphere is charged as viewers are uncertain about who will emerge winner of the grand prize. The winner goes home with a ₦30m cash prize, cash in an Abeg digital wallet and bitcoins courtesy of Patricia. The winner also gets a two-bedroom apartment courtesy of RevolutionPlus Property, a top of the range SUV from Innoson Motors, and a sponsored trip for two.
BBNaija: Biggie asks housemates to pack belongings
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BBNaija: Biggie asks housemates to pack belongings

Big Brother has Instructed the top 6 finalists of the “Shine Ya Eye” edition of the Big Brother Naija reality show to pack their belongings. Biggie gave the housemates the instructions on Saturday. He told them that boxes were made available for them at the store, adding that they are expected to pick them and pack their things. It’s however unclear why the instruction was given to them though viewers are speculating that there may be an eviction tonight. Recall that Whitemoney, Liqourose, Pere, Cross, Emmanuel, and Angel last week secured a spot in the finals. However, a winner is about to emerge as the show comes to an end on Sunday. Viewers are also anticipating the last Sunday evictions as they have voted massively for their favorites in the show.
BBNaija: Liquorose gets message from home
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BBNaija: Liquorose gets message from home

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Liquorose, on Wednesday night, got a message from home. The top 6 finalists used her BB tokens to get a love letter from her friend, Emeka. Liquorose was taken to the executive lounge to listen to the message which got her emotional. Emeka, speaking to her, encouraged her to be herself and continue to make her fans proud. “I was so excited when I heard I had to make a message for you. I expected you to go into the house and do us proud but you exceeded our expectations. “Few more days to go, we can’t wait to see you and we’re doing our own part out here for you. Just be yourself,” Emeka told Liquorose. Liquorose is one of the six finalists in the BBNaija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ edition battling for the grand prize wort...
Amuneke: African nations can’t win the World Cup just by talking
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Amuneke: African nations can’t win the World Cup just by talking

The football great has stated what African teams need to do to end their wait towards winning the global football showpiece Former Nigeria and Barcelona star Emmanuel Amuneke believes an African team would someday win the Fifa World Cup, but it cannot be achieved by mere talking. Since the maiden edition of the global football showpiece staged in Uruguay in 1930, the trophy has remained elusive to African countries. The closest attempt was a quarter-final finish achieved by Cameroon, Senegal, and Ghana in 1990, 2002 and the 2010 editions respectively.  
Akinfenwa celebrates FIFA 22 rating with eyebrow-raising stat
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Akinfenwa celebrates FIFA 22 rating with eyebrow-raising stat

The Anglo-Nigeria has taken to social media to celebrate his rating as the strongest footballer in the latest version Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa has taken to social media to revel in his FIFA 22 rating, ahead of the release of the new football simulation video game this week. Nicknamed 'The Beast', the 39-year-old is best known for his incredible strength and he has been the strongest player on multiple versions of FIFA. With the new edition of the popular EA Sports series to be released on October 1, Akinfenwa leads the sturdiest footballer ranks with 97 strength but he is held back by his 40-rated pace and 56-rated dribbling.  
Besties, Tacha and Khafi unfollow each other on Instagram… then Khafi changes her mind and follows Tacha back
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Besties, Tacha and Khafi unfollow each other on Instagram… then Khafi changes her mind and follows Tacha back

Former Big Brother Naija housemates, Tacha Akide and Khafi Kareem unfollowed each other on Instagram recently. There have reports of animosity between the pair and the reality stars who have been bestfriends since the “pepper dem” edition, hinted that the rumours might be true as they  unfollowed eachother on Instagram earlier. However Khafi has since followed Tacha back but Tacha hasn't followed suit. A look at the IG accounts of the reality stars earlier, shows they both unfollowed each other.   However, as at the time of filling this report, Khafi is back to following Tacha. This is coming months Khafi Kareem indicated that the friendship she shares with Tacha is waxing stronger. Khafi wrote: “It’s TRUEEEEE!!!!! Best choice of a bestie ever Love you T!...
#BBNaija: Watch moment Pere and Angel reunited with other housemates ahead of the finale (video)
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#BBNaija: Watch moment Pere and Angel reunited with other housemates ahead of the finale (video)

Pere and Angel have reunited with other housemates ahead of the finale of the 6th edition of the Big Brother Naija reality show which will take place on Sunday October 3. Recall that the housemates who got the second and third highest votes last week, were kept in the white room and given a task to complete for a spot in the finale. They were however given a pass to be in the finale by Biggie this evening. Watch moment they reunited with other housemates who couldn't hide their excitement............
England to host annual women’s international tournament
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England to host annual women’s international tournament

England is set to host a new annual women's international tournament next year. The FA released a statement on Thursday that outlined the details of the competition, which will begin in February 2022. Germany and Spain have been confirmed as two teams for the inaugural edition of the event, while the fourth nation is yet to be announced. The statement read: "England will welcome three of the world's top sides next February for the first staging of a new annual invitational women's tournament. "The Lionesses will be joined by Germany and Spain, both also ranked in FIFA's top 10, in the 2022 edition - with the fourth competing nation to be announced soon. "Fans will be treated to three double-header matches played across seven days in a round-robin format." After the tour...
Tega Reunites With Her Husband
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Tega Reunites With Her Husband

Former housemate in the Big Brother Naija, ‘Shine Ya Eye’ edition, Tega has finally reunited with her husband. In the past few days, there had been controversies surrounding her marriage following Tega’s intimacy with Boma while in the reality show. The reality star was in the news last week after she was spotted in a viral video kissing Boma while in a controversial position on the bed. Boma in another video was spotted kissing the married reality star while other housemates watched and there after spanked her. However, the development did not go down well with viewers of the reality show who took to social media platforms to express their displeasure. Some condemned her for disrespecting her husband with her actions, while other condemned her for portraying married women in ...
AAAN unveils 16th LAIF Awards to celebrate creatives in advertising, arts, movies, music
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AAAN unveils 16th LAIF Awards to celebrate creatives in advertising, arts, movies, music

This year, the 16th edition of the Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival (LAIF) Awards returns to celebrate creative ideas across the spectrum. From those who crafted creative campaigns that wowed us to those who made viral challenges that engaged us, the ovation is loudest and the spotlight is set for you to step forward and be celebrated. The event which will feature a live audience and virtual streaming is scheduled to hold on Saturday 27 November, 2021. This edition will not only recognize and reward creativity and innovation in the advertising industry but also creatives across the spectrum; in movies, music, art, as well as social media influencers that have broken new grounds with their ideas and creativity. Speaking at the press conference held at the Association of ...
Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40
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Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40

  Popular Bollywood TV and film actor, Siddharth Shukla has died in Mumbai at the age of 40. Shukla starred in a number of hit TV shows and also acted in Bollywood films. He made his TV debut with Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008 and went on to act in many more shows. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The film was successful and brought even more fame to the actor. His popularity increased after he won the 13th edition of the Indian version of Big Brother - TV show Bigg Boss in 2019. He also won another reality TV show Khataron ke Khiladi - based on American series Fear Factor - and subsequently went on to host his own shows like Savdhaan India and India's Got Talent. The...
I actually think this is the most boring big brother Naija season – Uche Jombo
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I actually think this is the most boring big brother Naija season – Uche Jombo

Actress Uche Jombo is of the opinion that the BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' Edition is the most boring of all BBN shows. According to her, this season is the least entertaining. ''I actually think this is the most boring big brother Naija season or is it because they were lot of them? I don't know what it is but to me this is the least entertaining''she wrote on her Twitter handle
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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Breaks Silence on his brother Andrew Cuomo’s Sexual Harassment Scandal and Resignation

CNN anchor, Chris Cuomo is finally speaking out in the wake of his brother Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment scandal and resignation as New York governor. During Monday’s edition of his CNN show Cuomo Prime Time, Chris admitted that “this situation is unlike anything I could have imagined.” He went on to say that “I never covered my brother’s troubles because I obviously had a conflict.” When he spoke with Andrew, he contended, he was not acting as an adviser, but as “a brother.”  And he did have some advice for his brother: “Own what you did, tell people what you’ll do to be better, be contrite, and finally, accept that it doesn’t matter what you intended. What matters is how your actions and words were perceived.” The CNN anchor added that...
How BBNaija changed my life – Leo
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How BBNaija changed my life – Leo

BBNaija reality Tv star, Leo Dasilva, has disclosed how the reality show changed his life. Leo was one of the housemates during the season 3 edition of BBNaija. The reality TV star took to his Twitter page on Friday revealing that before going for BBNaija, he met many destiny delayers in Lagos. According to him, his life, however, changed after going for BBNaija as opportunities trooped in and more blessings. His tweet read: “Before Big Brother Naija I met many destiny delayers in Lagos. They will ask for my proposals and tell me they just bought a house abroad then want us to flex. “I am just grateful to God for blessings. Anything I need now, before two calls, God don do am. Grateful to God and BBNaija.”
#BBNaija: Pere and Maria are the Wildcards
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#BBNaija: Pere and Maria are the Wildcards

Biggie today July 29, revealed who the wildcards are in the sixth edition of the Big Brother Reality show. The wildcards are Pere and Maria and this was revealed during a diary room session. The two wildcards are fake housemates who will be allowed to compete for the reality show's prize if not identified by other housemates this weekend. Both Pere and Maria are aware of their personal status in the house, but are unaware of each other's status. Maria was particularly surprised to find out there was another Wildcard in the House during her conversation with Biggie in the Diary Room. Upon being asked by Biggie if she knew who it was, she correctly guessed Pere. She was bothered that she had to lie and maintain a front with the other Housemates but she was confident she pulle...
Nengi’s Alleged Sugar Daddy Who Bought Her House And Range Rover Exposed
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Nengi’s Alleged Sugar Daddy Who Bought Her House And Range Rover Exposed

The alleged sugar daddy who bought house and range rover for Big brother Naija reality star, Nengi Rebecca Hampson has been exposed. The so-called sponsor is a married man. This is coming after the screen diva acquired a brand new Range Rover Valer worth millions of naira. According to a popular blogger, GistLover, Nengi is financed by a married businessman by the name of Micheal Diongoli whom the reality star has been dating even before the Pepper Dem edition of Big Brother. Read the full write-up below on Instagram.
“Our Land Needs to be Healed. We have been Overwhelmed” – Obasanjo
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“Our Land Needs to be Healed. We have been Overwhelmed” – Obasanjo

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says the country has been overwhelmed by crises from all angles, urging Nigerians to call on God to save the nation. Speaking Saturday, June 5 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the 16th edition of Prayer Breakfast organised in his honour by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State chapter, Obasanjo said the crises was beyond what the people could handle, saying Nigeria needed healing. “That is why we are here. “We have some challenges. These are beyond what we can handle. We have to cry to God. “Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed. Those in government, executive, legislators, public servant, civil servant, private sector, we are overwhelmed,” he said. “He is omnipotent, omnipresent. I believe Go...
Handball Premier League To Commence October 8
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Handball Premier League To Commence October 8

The Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) has announced that the kick-off date and venue of the fourth edition of the Premier League. A statement by the Federation noted that the event would commence on October 8 at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, the nation’s capital. It added that the National Under 12/15 Handball Championship would take place from August 20 to 29 in Sokoto State. The Federation also announced that the National Division One League would take place from July 9 to 17 2021 in Benin City, Edo State. The National Division One League is the platform where teams compete to gain promotion to the Prudent Energy Handball Premier League. According to the statement, the teams who were relegated in the 2020 Handball Premier League are not eligible to p...
LaLiga table: Barcelona now one Point Behind leaders Atletico
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LaLiga table: Barcelona now one Point Behind leaders Atletico

  Barcelona are now only one point behind LaLiga leaders, Atletico Madrid. This is following their 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid on Monday, thanks to Ousmane Dembele’s late winner. The Catalans struggled to create many chances in the first half, but were denied before the interval, when Valladolid keeper Jordi Masip steered a well-hit Pedri shot off the post. The game changed complexion, when Valladolid’s Oscar Plano was shown a straight red with 10 minutes left. With a few minutes left, Dembele volleyed past Plano. Barcelona now have 65 points from 29 games, one behind Atleti with nine games left to play in the season. Real Madrid, who are in third place in La Liga on 63 points, host Barcelona in another edition of the Clasico on April 10 in a crunch match...
Nengi Remembers Mum 5 Years after her Death
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Nengi Remembers Mum 5 Years after her Death

Reality TV star Nengi has paid a tribute to her mum 5 years after her death!. The Big Brother Naija, BBNaija star, in a post on Twitter, wrote that today makes it the 5th year since her mum was laid to rest. She wrote: Mama Flora!! 5 years ago today, I laid you to rest. Everything I do, I do for you. Love you mama.. FOREVER While she was in the house in 2020, Nengi talked about her late mother and the values she inculcated in her before she passed on. She revealed that her late mother would have auditioned for the reality show if she was alive. Nengi had earlier revealed that she lost her mother at a young age when she just got admitted into the University of Port Harcourt. In a chat with her fellow housemates at the time, she disclosed that her mother was young at h...
Countries facing worst recession in a century – OECD
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Countries facing worst recession in a century – OECD

The globe is facing the worst peacetime recession in a century due to the coronavirus, Dpa reports. The report claims that the organization for Economic and Social Development (OECD) gave the warning on Wednesday. It published a double set of predictions in the latest edition of its twice-yearly Economic Outlook. One covers a best-case scenario for a worldwide single wave of COVID-19, and a worst-case scenario of a second wave. “The economic outcome will be much worse if a second wave of rapid contagion arises later in the year,’’ the body warned. OECD said in the single-hit scenario, world gross domestic product (GDP) is forecast to decline by 6 percent this year. However, this will rise by 5.2 percent by 2021 to return to 98.9 percent of its 2019 level. In th...
Kim Kardashian shows off $120K Hermes bag on instagram
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Kim Kardashian shows off $120K Hermes bag on instagram

Her SKIMS masks sold out within hours of its launch on Saturday morning. And Kim Kardashian took a well deserved rest following the sales in a pair of sweats and full glam. The 39-year-old lounged around while drawing attention to her $120,000 brown crocodile Hermes Birkin bag which had a wig hanging out of it. 'Where's Wado hair edition!' she captioned the series of photos.  Joor ooo, lol  
‘Nigeria catches talents old’ – Ebi bemoans lack of opportunities for women’s footballers
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‘Nigeria catches talents old’ – Ebi bemoans lack of opportunities for women’s footballers

The veteran defender made history as the first African to feature in five World Cups last year but is irked by the limited chances for players Nigeria defender Onome Ebi claims the country is only able to identify talented players later in their development due to the lack of grassroots development for women's football. Ebi became the first African player to play in five Women World Cup tournaments in France last summer, having featured in the 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019 editions. The centre-back started football at a young age on the streets of Lagos and enjoyed her formative years at Omidiran Babes and Bayelsa Queens in Nigeria before moving abroad in 2009.
COVID-19 opportunity to turn Nigeria around – Osinbajo
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COVID-19 opportunity to turn Nigeria around – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has doused the fears of many Nigerians as the country continues to battle Coronavirus pandemic. Osinbajo, on Saturday said contrary to reports, Nigeria economy will come out of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Vice President said this during his interaction at the 2020 edition of ‘The Platform’, themed “Nigeria’s battle against COVID-19.” According to him, this difficult time had offered significant opportunities for Nigeria to turn thing around. “Nigeria will get through this much stronger economically and much stronger as a people because of our resilience. “There are a lot of challenges but they offer significant opportunities for us to turn things around. “I am very confident that Nigerians, with our resilience, our str...
Antonio Conte Ensured that Victor Moses Eventually Dons the Stamford Bridge Colours in a Competitive Game
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Antonio Conte Ensured that Victor Moses Eventually Dons the Stamford Bridge Colours in a Competitive Game

After several loan spells in his Chelsea career, it was the arrival of Antonio Conte that ensured that Victor Moses eventually dons the Stamford Bridge colours in a competitive game. It indeed came as a little surprise when the Italian signed Moses on loan on arrival at Inter Milan. After managing just one start in seven games and with the impending arrival of Barcelona defender, Nelson Semedo, the 2013 AFCON winner’s romance with the former Azzuri’s Manager may be nearing an end, writes Kunle Adewale After several loan stints and when it was almost obvious he would never star for Chelsea in a competitive game again, the arrival of Antonio Conte as the Blues Manager changed the whole narratives for Victor Moses. The Italian saw what no previous Chelsea manager saw in the Nigerian an...
AMVCA 2020: See Complete List Of Nominees
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AMVCA 2020: See Complete List Of Nominees

  The nominees lists  for the 2020 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) has been released and veteran actor, Ramsey Noah is leading the pack of nominations. Nollywood couple, Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman hosted the live broadcast in which the nominees for the 7th edition of the award were unveiled on Thursday February 6. Ramsey Noah led the list with 4 nominations while Toyin Abraham got the second spot with three nominations. Zainab Balogun and Funke Akindele are next with two nominations each. “God Calling” led the nomination pack with 11 nominations and is followed by “Living In Bondage” with eight moniations. Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys” scored seven nominations while Toyin Abraham’s “Elevator Baby” got five nods. AMVCA panel of judg...
ID Africa Announces new Format for 8th Edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference
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ID Africa Announces new Format for 8th Edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference

ID Africa, owners of theNETng and producers of Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive) have announced a new format for the 8th edition of the long running conference to be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. NECLive which is the premier and largest gathering of entertainment industry professionals in Nigeria will be expanding its format to accommodate new activities, events and programmes in order to deepen its impact and shore up its contributions to Nigeria’s entertainment and creative industry. For the past seven years, NECLive has run as an intensive full day, nine-hour event featuring powerful panel sessions, insights from industry leaders and critically innovative conversations. Past editions of NECLive have seen over 12,000  attendees, reached over 60 million viewers onlin...
Mercy Eke Testifies in Church for Winning 2019 Edition of BBNaija
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Mercy Eke Testifies in Church for Winning 2019 Edition of BBNaija

A video which has gone viral on social media, captured moment Mercy Eke testified in church for winning the 2019 edition of Big Brother Naija reality show. The reality show star was heard saying that before she was unveiled as a housemate of the show her prayer was just to win, which she eventually did.
Nigerians Currently Poorer, Unhappy, Lost Faith In Govt – Oyegun Cries Out
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Nigerians Currently Poorer, Unhappy, Lost Faith In Govt – Oyegun Cries Out

John Oyegun, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has lamented that Nigeria was currently not working. Oyegun maintained that Nigerians were increasingly becoming unhappy with the state of things. Speaking at the 17th edition of the Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja, Oyegun lamented that the Federal Governmemt was not addressing what was making “people poorer and unhappy.” The APC Chairman, however, admitted that Nigeria has been growing in the last 20 years. Oyegun stated that there was hardly a single administration that has not left office unpopular and unheralded in the past twenty years. Oyegun said: “I borrow from what the former governor of Borno State (Kashim Shettima) said. He passionately appealed that we must try to make Nigeria work. ...
Real reason Man Utd will sign Bruno Fernandes. revealed
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Real reason Man Utd will sign Bruno Fernandes. revealed

Manchester United are closing in on a deal with Sporting Lisbon to sign Bruno Fernandes, according to leading Portuguese journalist Filipe Dias. The 25-year-old midfielder was a target for United and Tottenham in the summer, but eventually stayed with the Portuguese side. Speaking on the latest edition of the Transfer Talk podcast, Dias said that Sporting will be forced to sell the midfielder due to growing financial difficulties. “The story so far is that United this time are really closing in on Bruno Fernandes,” Dias said. “We ran the story that there are talks between the two clubs and we figured that a deal might be close in the next few days, or hours even, because Sporting need money badly. “The situation has changed since last summer. Th...
Seun Kuti was the only Nigerian Artiste on the Coachella 2020 lineup list
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Seun Kuti was the only Nigerian Artiste on the Coachella 2020 lineup list

A full list of artistes scheduled to perform at the 2020 edition of the Coachella Valley Music has been announced, and Seun Kuti is the only Nigerian on the list. Seun Kuti will be performing alongside members of Egypt ’80, his late father’s band at the two weekends event which will hold in April. This is coming a year after two Nigerian superstar artistes, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi took the center stage at the 2019 edition of the music festival. Seun Kuti who shared a photo of Coachella 2020 lineup on Instagram wrote; Cachella 2020 announced and We are going going back back to Cali Cali!! Swipe left for the atmosphere the last time we were there 8 years ago! @chefyeide in the background helping her partner build his dreams, be like her Coachella 2020 will take place on the ...
Afcon 2019: Cisse should depart Senegal role a hero – Coly
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Afcon 2019: Cisse should depart Senegal role a hero – Coly

The Lions of Teranga legend has advised his former teammate to resign as national team head coach Senegal legend Ferdinand Coly believes Aliou Cisse shouldn’t continue in his role as head coach of the Africa Cup of Nations runners-up and should “leave like a hero” while he can. The Lions of Teranga were defeated 1-0 by Algeria in the Afcon final on July 19, ending their quest for a first continental title. Coly, who played alongside Cisse in the West African nation’s final defeat by Cameroon in the 2002 edition, wants his former teammate to quit even though he couldn’t achieve the target of claiming the showpiece.
BBNaija 2019: Mercy Speaks On Relationship With Ike
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BBNaija 2019: Mercy Speaks On Relationship With Ike

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Mercy has revealed that she would like to have a relationship with fellow housemate, Ike. Mercy said this during her diary session on Tuesday, revealing that she has interest in Ike. Speaking to Big Brother, she added that she would love to also have a relationship with Ike after the “Pepper Dem” edition. When asked if she is interested in anyone in the house, Mercy said: “Yes Ike, but I want to slow it down for now because I’ve been through alot in my past relationships.   “But he is one guy i’ll love to be with after the house.” Meanwhile, Mercy is up for eviction this week and may likely go home on Sunday alongside SirDee, Tacha, Ella and KimOprah It would be recalled that Frodd on Monday replaced himself with Mercy during nomination....
FIFA could expand Women’s World Cup to 32 teams & double prize money, says Infantino
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FIFA could expand Women’s World Cup to 32 teams & double prize money, says Infantino

The FIFA president said the success of the 2019 edition could lead to an expansion for the next tournament in 2023 FIFA is considering expanding the next Women's World Cup to 32 teams and doubling the prize money, president Gianni Infantino has said. The FIFA Council, made up of 37 members, is due to vote on the host for the 2023 tournament next March. There are already nine countries interested in bidding, including recent men's World Cup hosts Brazil and South Africa.
Business Man, Nine Others Win Big in DiamondXtra Season 11 Monthly Draw.
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Business Man, Nine Others Win Big in DiamondXtra Season 11 Monthly Draw.

L – R : Chinelo Okwume, Client Service Manager, Access Bank Plc, Oshodi, Lagos; Onyekachi John, DiamondXtra N1million winner; and Chukwuma Ago, Product manager, DiamondXtra at the DiamondXtra cheque presentation ceremony held in Oshodi, Lagos recently.   Onyekachi John, a business man and nine others emerged winners over the weekend at the May monthly draw of the DiamondXtra season 11 reward scheme powered by Access Bank Plc.   Speaking shortly after receiving the N1 million prize cheque, John told newsmen that he had been a customer of Access Bank for years, adding that he never knew he would emerge winner someday. According to him, “I feel so happy and so excited and did not even believe I would become a winner in the first place. All I had to do was to top my Di...
John Obi Mikel on his “last Afcon” and not having time for football in future
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John Obi Mikel on his “last Afcon” and not having time for football in future

The 32-year-old is currently the oldest player in Gernot Rohr's youthful squad that is preparing for the Afcon Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has hinted that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations(Afcon) could be his last continental outing with the country. Mikel has been a regular fixture in the national team frame since he made his Super Eagles debut back in August 2005 during a friendly match against Libya. The former Chelsea midfielder has been named in Gernot Rohr’s final 23-man squad for the tournament in Egypt and he is now set to play in his fourth Afcon after previous appearances in the 2006, 2008 and 2013 editions.
Leon Balogun: There would have been outrage if Nigeria hadn’t qualify for Afcon
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Leon Balogun: There would have been outrage if Nigeria hadn’t qualify for Afcon

The Super Eagles will return to the biennial showpiece in Egypt later this month after missing the last two editions Brighton and Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun said that there would have been an outrage if Nigeria had failed to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). The west Africans qualified for the tournament in Egypt as their group winners ahead of South Africa, Libya and Seychelles with 13 points from six matches. Prior to that, Nigeria missed the last two editions of the Afcon and have not appeared on the continental stage since their triumph in 2013.
Top Stars Jet in for Okpekpe Race
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Top Stars Jet in for Okpekpe Race

Kenyan trio of Alex Korio (2015 men’s champion), Simon Cheprot (2016 men’s champion) and Polline Wanjiku (2016 women’s champion) will lead over 35 international elite athletes to Nigeria today ahead of Saturday’s IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race which holds in Okpekpe in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State. The trio will be coming in with their focus on making history as the first man and woman to win two Okpekpe titles since the inaugural edition of the race in 2013. ”The athletes will come in through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos and will be transported to Auchi where accommodation has been reserved for them. The athletes, together with their Nigerian counterparts will go on tour of the course on Friday in line with IAAF require...
Mikel sets a Nigerian AFCON record
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Mikel sets a Nigerian AFCON record

Mikel Obi who has been given an invitation by Gernot Rohr enters record books as the first player to captain Nigeria to the Africa Cup of Nations without featuring in the qualifying series. The nearest player to that was Joseph Yobo who featured in just one qualifying game for the 2013 edition before being recalled for the final tournament in South Africa. Yobo’s only match was the away duel with Rwanda in Kigali before he fell out with Coach Stephen Keshi’s favour. Mikel on the other hand did not feature in any of the six qualifying games Nigeria played. According to a release by the Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday, Coach Gernot Rohr listed him along with pacy winger Ahmed Musa and defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Af...
Jennifer Aniston, Poses Topless for US Harper’s Bazaar magazine,
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Jennifer Aniston, Poses Topless for US Harper’s Bazaar magazine,

American actress, Jennifer Aniston is the June cover star for the latest edition of US Harper's Bazaar magazine The 50-years-old who is aging backward, posed topless and flaunted her hot legs in one of the photos shared by magazine. Speaking in an interview with Bazaar magazine , Jennifer who has dated some of the Hollywood's hottest actors, Brad Pitt, John Mayer, and Justin Theroux, spoke about her new Adam Sandler movie Murder Mystery and revealed that she is not dating at the moment but is open to finding love again. When asked if she is trying dating sites she said no way. 'Am I on OkCupid? No. I have zero time, to be honest. My focus has been on the show, so dating has not been one of my first priorities. I feel like whatever [romance] looks like, it will present i...
The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live
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The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live

Enugu, the coal city of Nigeria warmly received Sigma Pensions on Saturday the 13th of April 2019 for the second edition of their Walk to Live campaign, which had its maiden edition in the capital city of the nation, Abuja in December 2018. The campaign is geared towards promoting a healthier lifestyle amongst Nigerians to guarantee that we all attain retirement and enjoy our pensions in good health. Over 300 residents, customers and well-wishers came out on Saturday the 13th of April, to participate in the Second Edition of the Sigma Pensions Walk to Live. The walk was for 6 kilometres which began and ended at the popular Michael Okpara square, Independence Layout. The atmosphere at the warmup session before the walk was full of energy, excitement and pure anticipation, with ev...
Participants Hail FESTAC Fitness Walk
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Participants Hail FESTAC Fitness Walk

Shakarasquare in conjunction with Ontogenny Media organised the third edition of the annual Festac fitness walk with the aim of raising awareness on healthy living, community bonding, environment development and social networking among participants. This year’s walk which featured a Nollywood Super actor, Bolanle Ninilowo a.k.a. Nino was funfilled. The Five kilometer walk started from FHA field, 23 Road, Festac with high-end individuals, celebrities and the general public who walked in their thousands to the end point, the famous Festival Mall. The participants included the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Chairman, Valentine Buraimoh, Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Medical Association, Federal Housing Authority, Nigerian Police Force and other notable individuals in Festac Town and...
Osheku predicts new course record at Okpekpe Road Race
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Osheku predicts new course record at Okpekpe Road Race

Former national 800m/1500m runner and foremost athletics coach, Anthony Osheku has predicted new course records at the seventh edition of the IAAF silver label Okpekpe International 10km Road Race, which holds next month in Okpekpe, Edo State. Osheku, one of Nigeria’s top road race experts, believes the 2019 IAAF regulations and the decision of the organisers of the Okpekpe race to seek a gold label status for the event next year will make this year’s race the best in terms of the quality of its elite field of athletes. “The 2019 IAAF regulations have made it compulsory for all label races to have a minimum of six men and six women from the pool of athletes whose status corresponds to the label being applied for. This will ensure that a Gold Label race, for example, has at least 12 o...
AFCON 2019:What Nigerians Should Expect From Super Eagles – Mutiu Adepoju
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AFCON 2019:What Nigerians Should Expect From Super Eagles – Mutiu Adepoju

Mutiu Adepoju, ex-Super Eagles player, on Monday, expressed optimism that the senior male national team would put up a better performance in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament holding in Egypt from June 21 to July 19, than they did in 2014 in South Africa. Adepoju told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the team is in such good form that it could take on any team in Africa. The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, is scheduled to be the 32nd edition of the competition. The tournament will be hosted by Egypt from 21 June to 19 July 2019, Adepoju said that Nigeria’s Super Eagles was outstanding during the qualifying stage having won some of their matches home and away. “The team displayed class and superiority in their ma...
NB Plc salutes NFF for honouring 1994 Super Eagles at night of stars
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NB Plc salutes NFF for honouring 1994 Super Eagles at night of stars

The high point of the second edition of the Nigeria Football Federation Award Night was the honour and tribute to the Class of 1994 of the Nigeria football team, the Super Eagles. Almost half of the living members of the squad were on hand to receive the honour, 25 years after the team blazed the trail to become Nigeria’s first ever squad at the FIFA World Cup. In doing so, the 1994 Super Eagles also became the first Anglophone African team at the World Cup. Before the World Cup in June 1994, the team also won the Africa Cup of Nations, the first by any Nigerian squad outside the shores of the country. The squad also became the first Nigerian side to feature in the ‘sacred’ turf of the old Wembley Stadium in November 1994. Speaking on the NFF Awards, the official brewer of the tea...
Okpekpe Road Race Promoter Celebrates Oshiomhole at 67
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Okpekpe Road Race Promoter Celebrates Oshiomhole at 67

Promoter of the first International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) label road race in West Africa, Mike Itemuagbor has congratulated Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as he clocks 67 years today. Itemuagbor, in a congratulatory message to the immediate past governor of Edo State praised Oshiomhole for providing the enabling environment that gave birth to the first internationally recognised road race not only in Nigeria but the whole of West Africa. He recounted how Oshiomhole and the current Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki embraced the idea of a 10km road race to project Okpekpe town in particular, Edo State and Nigeria in general as an international sporting destination. ”We are delighted that you made E...

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