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Former Presidential Spokesperson, Doyin Okupe’s Son Bolu and his Gay Partner Mfaome Reveal how they Met
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Former Presidential Spokesperson, Doyin Okupe’s Son Bolu and his Gay Partner Mfaome Reveal how they Met

Former presidential spokesperson, Doyin Okupe’s son Bolu and his gay partner Mfaome have revealed how they met. The couple who agreed there's no way to know if someone is the right one, revealed that they met on Tinder and started dating in February 2021. They said that they decided to go public with their relationship to encourage other gay men not to hide theirs. According to him, no one tells straight people to hide their relationship. Doyin’s son said he asked Mfaome out first and also disclosed that they are same age. He further revealed that Mfaome makes him a better person and also compliments him. Watch the video below;
Allegri tells Juventus Chief, Agnelli to Sell Cristiano Ronaldo
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Allegri tells Juventus Chief, Agnelli to Sell Cristiano Ronaldo

  Former Juventus boss, Max Allegri, told the club’s chief, Andrea Agnelli, to sell forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, before he departed from the Old Lady in 2019. Allegri was the manager of Juventus for five years, from 2014 to 2019. The 53-year-old won five Serie A titles in a row as well as four Coppa Italia trophies. The Italian worked with Ronaldo for a season, in 2018/2019, following his move from Real Madrid. According to Italian outlet, La Repubblica, in Allegri’s last meeting with Agnelli before his departure from Juventus, he encouraged the Turin club to sell Ronaldo as he was stalling the growth of the team. The report added that, in Allegri’s view, Ronaldo’s presence blocked the pathway for the club’s young players to progress into the first-team squad and ...
Woman with Guiness World Record for Longest Fingernails Cuts Them after nearly 30Years
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Woman with Guiness World Record for Longest Fingernails Cuts Them after nearly 30Years

The woman who holds a record for having the longest fingernails in the world has cut off her nails. Ayanna Williams, who lives in Houston, Texas, broke the Guinness World Record for the world's longest fingernails in 2017, when they measured nearly 19 feet long. She finally cut her nails over the weekend, after nearly 30 years of not cutting them. Before getting them cut, she measured it one final time and it was 24 ft, 0.7 in. It took her three to four bottles of nail polish and over 20 hours to do her manicure prior to cutting her nails. Williams had her nails cut at a dermatology office in Fort Worth, Texas, where an electric rotary tool was used for her first nail cut since the early 1990s. "With or without my nails, I will still be the queen," Williams ...
Vladimir Putin Gets Coronavirus Vaccine behind Closed Doors
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Vladimir Putin Gets Coronavirus Vaccine behind Closed Doors

Russia President, Vladimir Putin received his Covid-19 vaccination  behind close doors on Tuesday according a statement released by the Kremlin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media late Tuesday night, March 23: "Putin was vaccinated against the coronavirus. (He) feels good. Tomorrow he has a full working day." No video or images of the vaccination process have been made available. Earlier in the day the Kremlin said Putin's vaccination would not be a public event. Peskov said that the reason the vaccination was not being recorded was because Putin "doesn't like" being vaccinated on camera, before adding, "you will have to take our word for it." An unusual move for a leader who sometimes poses topless and shares photos of himself fishing or hiking. When aske...
Nigerian Man who sat for O-level 10 times but has now travelled to 4 continents in 8 years, with all flights paid for, encourages followers
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Nigerian Man who sat for O-level 10 times but has now travelled to 4 continents in 8 years, with all flights paid for, encourages followers

A Nigerian man who had to sit for O-level 10 times before gaining admission to university, is encouraging his followers with his success story. Dr Olumuyiwa Igbalajobi said he's been to 4 continents in 8 years and all his flights and tuition were paid for. He was also given monthly stipends. Yet, he started out having to write O-level multiple times before gaining admission into UNAD where he graduated with a CGPA of 3.95. He tweeted: Nigeria (Ado Ekiti)-Korea-Germany- Canada (4 continents in 8 years) -All flights paid -Tuition free -Monthly stipends -Started with CGPA of 3.95 from UNAD! -That boy who had 10 sittings in O-level Your dreams are valid!!!! God is ever faithful if you do not give up!  
Governor Lalong Sends Bill Which Will Encourage Ranching To Plateau Assembly
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Governor Lalong Sends Bill Which Will Encourage Ranching To Plateau Assembly

PLATEAU State is set to domesticate the National Livestock Transformation Programme of the Federal Government following a bill in that regard being sent to the state House of Assembly by Governor Simon Lalong. According to a statement on Wednesday by the governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Macham Makut, the bill when passed into law, will promote ranching business in the state. The statement said, “Plateau State Government is set to domesticate the National Livestock Transformation Programme by approving a bill for the establishment of the Plateau State Livestock Transformation which when passed into law, will promote livestock business anchored on ranching. “The State Executive Council at its weekly meeting approved the transmission of the bill to the Plateau Sta...
Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North
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Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North

Alhaji Sadiq Ibrahim Ahmed, the Bauchi State chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Saturday, February 20 pledged that the association would resist any attempt by Southern governors to evict herdsmen. The MACBAN chairman said it would be tit for tat by the north should the herders be evicted from the south. According to Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed, everyone has the right to live anywhere he or she wants. He said; “In fact, herdsmen, based on their activity of pastoralism, own every part of Nigeria. So why should anyone go against the constitution? ‘’If the southern governors insist on sending our people away, we will have no option than to send their people packing too. “We are no fools. We are only studying the situation. We are all human...
Craze Clown’s Fiancée, Jojo Shares Photo Of Her Post-Baby Body To Encourage Women
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Craze Clown’s Fiancée, Jojo Shares Photo Of Her Post-Baby Body To Encourage Women

Jojo, fiancée of Nigerian comedian Craze Clown, has shared a photo of her post-baby body to encourage other women. The businesswoman who welcomed her child in December revealed she's 7 weeks post-partum as she shared the photo of her bare belly. She captioned the photo: "7 weeks postpartum and thought to share where I'm at postbaby. It sure is incredible what the woman body can do and I'm so grateful!. For all mothers out there, always remember what your body went through for nine months and be proud. Don't stress over post baby body, instead love yourself, your marks, the pigmentation and your baby because you are beautiful just the way you are #bodypositive #postpartum #stretchmarks"
Abia State Government Seals Five Hotels for Violation of COVID19 Protocols, Ban Night Clubs
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Abia State Government Seals Five Hotels for Violation of COVID19 Protocols, Ban Night Clubs

The Abia state government has sealed five hotels in the Aba North Local Government Area of the state for poor compliance to all the COVID10 protocols for hotels in the state. This development comes as the state government banned all night clubs and cultural activities in the state. In a statement released by the chairman of the state COVID19 committee and Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Chris Ezem, the state government threatened that eateries and hoteliers who contravene the COVID19 protocols by the state government would pay N100, 000 fine.   According to Ezem, burials and wedding ceremonies are now restricted to 50 persons while churches are to accommodate 50 persons per stream. This is even as the state government has made wearing of face masks compulsory,...
IPOB Reacts After Facebook Blocked its Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Page
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IPOB Reacts After Facebook Blocked its Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Page

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the blocking of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu's Facebook account following his live broadcast on Tuesday night February 2. Like they did to ex-US President, Donald Trump, Facebook blocked the account of Kanu. The social media platform is yet to disclose the reason for blocking his page. In a statement released this afternoon, the spokesperson of IPOB, Emma Powerful, said Facebook only succeeded in "partnering with perpetrators of human rights abuses and other criminal activities masterminded by the Nigeria State against innocent citizens."   He stated that no matter how hard the message of its leader was suppressed, the struggle for Biafra liberation would not be slowed down, urging its teeming audience to follo...
Arsenal 2-1 Better Than Chelsea in FA Cup Final
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Arsenal 2-1 Better Than Chelsea in FA Cup Final

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Arsenal came from behind to beat London rivals Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup final on Saturday and making it a record 14th FA Cup win for the club.  Christian Pulisic had given Chelsea the dream start, but the Blues unravelled after Aubameyang was brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta inside the area and converted the resulting penalty.  A brilliant finish from Aubameyang 23 minutes from time earned Mikel Arteta silverware in his first season as Arsenal boss before Chelsea were controversially reduced to 10 men when Mateo Kovacic was shown an extremely soft second yellow card.  Arteta said ahead of the final he hoped a taste of success would encourage Aubameyang, who only has a year left on his contract at the Emirates, to ...
“Never give up on your son, he will grow up to see your effort” Fans encourage Olakunle Churchill
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“Never give up on your son, he will grow up to see your effort” Fans encourage Olakunle Churchill

Tonto Dikeh’s ex husband, Olakunle Churchill has received massive boost from his followers who have advised not to give up on his son for he will grow up to appreciate his effort. All efforts made by Olakunle to get his son from his mother has proved futile. He has been missing in his child’s life since they both went their separate ways over some challenges in their marriage. In sharing a message of hope to celebrate fathers in the s ame boat with him, the father of one condemned women who use children as a tool to create jealousy and rift between a child and a father. According to him, a father ought to be treated fairly in issues relating to his children irrespective of the marital challenges or breakup. @prettyxgirlswag_, a follower of Olakunke encouraged him to ...
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Replies Rape Apologist who said Women Encourage Rape by Appearing Sexy
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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Replies Rape Apologist who said Women Encourage Rape by Appearing Sexy

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde this evening replied a rape apologist who stated on Twitter that women encourage men to rape them by appearing sexy. The actress had earlier taken to her Twitter handle to advise rape victims to speak out whenever such a thing happens to them. ''I have just watched a disgusting Rape video.pls if you have been raped or know anyone else who has. These are New times!Everyone is on your side now!Pls speak out! If you dont report it, the demon(s) might never be caught and will Rape others! Do it for yourself, do it for others'' she tweeted A Twitter user with the handle @FaradaySamuel took to comment section of Omotola's post to say the women should stop appearing sexy so they don't get raped.''That's a good point. But I want you to emphasize that women should d...
Trump to Hold his First Post-Covid-19 Rally Next Week on the day African Americans Celebrate ‘End of Slavery’
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Trump to Hold his First Post-Covid-19 Rally Next Week on the day African Americans Celebrate ‘End of Slavery’

Donald Trump's campaign ralies are back, as the US President has announced he is set to have his first campaign rally next week Friday, the first time he'll be doing so since the Covid-19 pandemic started in the US. His first re-election campaign rally will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the 19th of June, known as "Juneteenth", the date that African Americans celebrate the end of slavery. In 1921 the city of Tulsa was the site of one of the worst massacres of black people in US history and during an unannounced event at the White House on Wednesday Afternoon, Trump surrounded by prominent black supporters, said he wants to get back on the campaign trail with his stadium-filling rallies. Trump revealed plans to go to Florida, Arizona and North Carolina, swing states he won i...
I am a Proud Prostitute – Lady Brags on its Benefits
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I am a Proud Prostitute – Lady Brags on its Benefits

A lady has taken to her social media page to brag about being a prostitute and how it has afforded her the luxury of taking care of her family. The self acclaimed ‘unpushable’ prostitute was slammed by several on social media after the video of her boasting on being a prostitute started going viral. In the video she talked about her luxury life and how she has been able to take care of her family with the proceeds from prostitution emphasizing on how her mother lives a well fulfilled life without taking part in any stressful activity because the money is available. She went on to encourage others in the business of sleeping with men for money not to be ashamed of their profession because it pays bills better than several other jobs.
Video of Man who Stole ATM and Tried to take it home on a bus
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Video of Man who Stole ATM and Tried to take it home on a bus

In the year 2019, comedian Darius Kinney, made people believe he stole an ATM as he tried to board a bus while dragging the machine with him. The video which was recorded by his friend on purpose at the time, went viral across social media. But it recently gained more attention during the George Floyd protest across America. Many social media users actually thought it was a recent video and they reacted accordingly, but a further investigation carried out by mycelebrityandi.com revealed it was shot in March, 2019 as a prank. The video, which already had millions of views, shows Mr Kinney standing by a bus stop in Newark with a disconnected ATM desperately trying to move it towards a bus that had just pulled up. He struggles with the heavy machine and ends up having to perform...
There’s an Evil Power Controlling me – Pastor Who Defiled 5 Kids in Edo
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There’s an Evil Power Controlling me – Pastor Who Defiled 5 Kids in Edo

A pastor in Edo state who was arrested by the Police for defiling 5 kids, has opened up on a perceived evil power controlling his actions. The 48-year-old pastor from Akwa Ibom State is married with five children and two of them were preparing to secure admission into the university. His first child who is 18 years old would rather keep mum over her father’s travail, The Punch reports. At their house on Ekenwa Road, Benin city, Mrs Elizabeth Otobong, who sells pap, appeared worried as our correspondent called at their abode. It’s expected because in the last two months of Emerson’s travail following his subsequent arrest and detention by the police, no one has come to visit the family. Elizabeth said, “Nobody visits us except the church woman leader who called me on the ...
I Am Not Selective, I Am Just Going To Marry A Rich Man – Acress Shirley Igwe
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I Am Not Selective, I Am Just Going To Marry A Rich Man – Acress Shirley Igwe

Former Delta soap model and now actress, Shirley Igwe, has shared the one thing needed in any man she will settle own with. In an interview with Nollywood Insider the actress addressed rumors of her getting married saying; “Marriage is not a bad thing, it’s something I encourage but I’m not married yet. I have never been married. In fact, I’ve never been engaged. ”I’m still very single.” Continuing, Igwe said: “There have been news circulating that I’m married. I heard it and I ignored it but I’m still hearing it. For now, I am not in any relationship. About being selective, I’m not really sure about that. I just want a man that would worship God with me. You must know how to make money or have made money and know how to multiply money. Then be a good person and be good looking...
Nigerians blast Funmi Iyanda as she hosts Mc Oluomo on Public Eye Live
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Nigerians blast Funmi Iyanda as she hosts Mc Oluomo on Public Eye Live

Nigerians have taken to social media to call out Funmi Iyanda after she invited the Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo on her show: Public Eye Live on Instagram. In his position as chairman, Mc Oluomo has been accused of everything, from fostering a culture of thuggery in Lagos roads to manipulating elections in favour of whatever political party he aligns himself with. According to many Nigerians who aired their opinions o Twitter, the man Mc Oluomo is not worth emulating and should not have been given a platform of that class. Most critics argued that Funmi Iyanda and her associates are subtly encouraging thuggery, which Mc Olumo is popularly known for, before ascending the top position of the NURTW in Lagos. ...
Don’t Waste People’s Time if you Don’t Love them – Johnny Drille
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Don’t Waste People’s Time if you Don’t Love them – Johnny Drille

Popular Nigerian Singer, Johnny Drille, has taken to Twitter to encourage people to desist from wasting other people’s time if they don’t love them. The ‘wait for me’ crooner said he sees no point in starting a relationship with someone who he does not see in his future. Drille called it time wasting but also said there are some exceptions to that, if and only if there was a prior mutual agreement. His tweet reads ; What’s the point in dating someone if you don’t see a future with them? Call me old fashioned but I don’t think anyone deserves to have their time wasted, except it’s mutual sha https://twitter.com/Johnnydrille/status/1256594734191165441  
Ganduje told to increase health workers’ allowances as COVID-19 cases hit 311 in state
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Ganduje told to increase health workers’ allowances as COVID-19 cases hit 311 in state

The Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has urged Governor Umar Ganduje to review the hazard allowances for frontline health workers fighting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The NLC Chairman, Mr Kabir Ado, in his message to commemorate the Workers Day celebration, on Friday in Kano urged the State Government to facilitate upward review of allowances to motivate its health workers. Ado said the call was imperative to encourage the workers to put in their best in the fight against the pandemic which is on the increase in the state. Kano is presently the second state with the highest number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday confirmed ninety-two cases in the state in addition ...
Actress, Chacha Eke-Faani Pens Words Of Wisdom To Parents On IG
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Actress, Chacha Eke-Faani Pens Words Of Wisdom To Parents On IG

Nigerian actress, charity Eke also known as cha-cha eke faani pens a heartwarming message to parents out there about their children’s behavior Taking to instagram, she said if your children lie to you it depends on the way you reacts to things the do, that’s why. She wrote Dear Parent(s) 1. If your children lie to you often, it is because you over-react too harshly to their inappropriate behaviour. 2. If your children are not taught to confide in you about their mistakes, you’ve lost them. 3. If your children have poor self-esteem, it is because you advice them more than you encourage them. 4. If your children do not stand up for themselves, it is because from a young age you have disciplined them regularly in public. 5. If your children take things that do not belo...
Coronavirus: Nigerian Stock Exchange Suspends Taading Activity
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Coronavirus: Nigerian Stock Exchange Suspends Taading Activity

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday March 23, announced that it will be suspending trading activities over increased cases of coronavirus in the country. According to the NSE, all its trading floors will be temporarily closed from Wednesday March 25, while remote trading will continue. NSE staff will begin a 30-day remote working plan and will be available across all digital platforms to provide support. All physical meetings within and outside the agency's office premises have been suspended until further notice. Dealing members were asked to continue trading remotely through its electronic platforms such as Fix protocol and Xnet and reach out to their compliance officers if any support is required. The statement reads; Earlier today, we activated a remote working ...
Winners Chapel Explains why it Held Fully-packed Services on Sunday Despite Ban on Large Gatherings in Ogun State
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Winners Chapel Explains why it Held Fully-packed Services on Sunday Despite Ban on Large Gatherings in Ogun State

Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners Chapel, has finally revealed why fully-packed services was held at its International Headquarters despite a ban on public gathering of 50 people and above in Ogun State. In a statement released by Steve Ogah, special assistant to Bishop David Oyedepo who is founder of the church, the church stressed that its fully-packed services on Sunday was devoted entirely to sensitising and mobilizing its members against the dangers of coronavirus (COVID-19). It was further gathered that Bishop Oyedepo has since engaged Ogun State Government at the highest level to clarify the issue and any misgivings and also reiterate the full support of the church for the State Government’s efforts to ensure public safety, towards curtailing the spread of this deadly viru...
Ganduje Announces Closure of Schools in Kano State Over Coronavirus
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Ganduje Announces Closure of Schools in Kano State Over Coronavirus

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has ordered the closure of public and private schools across the state as part of precautionary measures against the threat posed by the deadly Coronavirus. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Muhammad Sanusi Sa’idu Kiru, indicates that the indefinite vacation becomes effective from Monday, March 23, 2020. It says parents are to ensure that they evacuate their wards from boarding schools not later than Sunday. According to the statement, the move was part of conscious effort to prevent children and their teachers from becoming more vulnerable to the pandemic. ‘’The closure is not intended to create panic but a preventive measure in the face of threat posed by the disease across the globe,’’ the statement ...
Nigerian Lady Proposes to her Lesbian Partner in Benin
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Nigerian Lady Proposes to her Lesbian Partner in Benin

A Nigerian lady who said "YES" to her girlfriend's marriage proposal in Benin, Edo State's capital took to Facebook to proudly show off her engagement ring. Love Nkem Ginika promised to give her girlfriend her "everlasting devotion, loyalty, respect and unconditional love for a lifetime" in the Facebook post she shared. The lady who has already been getting congratulatory messages, wrote; I can’t promise you that dark clouds will never hover over our lives or that the future will bring us many rainbows. i can’t promise you that tomorrow will be perfect or that life will be easy but I can promise you my everlasting devotion,my loyalty,my respect and my unconditional love for a lifetime. I can promise you that i will always be here for you,to listen and to hold your hand,and I wi...
Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle
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Slick Woods Reveals she Suffered Another Seizure Amid Stage 3 Cancer Battle

Slick Woods sparked concern after she shared a photo of herself shortly after suffering another seizure while battling stage 3 cancer. The model who walked the Savage X Fenty runway while in labour, shared a photo of her swollen face to Instagram and wrote: "Man another seizure f**k the bulls**t I'm going vegan." Followers took to the comment section of her post to express their concern for her and to encourage her to keep fighting. Some advised her to go vegan to avoid the poison in animal protein. This is the second time the 23-year-old model is suffering a seizure within one month. In January, she revealed to her IG followers that she had suffered a seizure in the middle of the night and thanked her photographer Chey Allegra for saving her life. Slick has a 1-yea...
Military Personnel Accompanied Bandits who Killed Eight Persons in Delta – Governor Okowa
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Military Personnel Accompanied Bandits who Killed Eight Persons in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has alleged that the bandits who killed 8 people in Avwon, Agadama, Ohoror and other communities in Uwheru Kingdom of Ughelli North local government areas of the state on Thursday February 13, were accompanied by military personnel.   In a statement released on his behalf, the Delta State Governor urged security agencies to bring the perpetrators to book as he appealed to the affected communities to remain calm and peaceful. Okowa said; "The unwarranted attacks and killing of innocent locals in Avwon, Agadama and Ohoror communities of Uwheru Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area and the wickedness of suspected herdsmen alleged to be aided and abetted by unidentified military personnel are mindless,” Okowa said. “I, however, appeal to ...
Conjoined Twins Born in Kaduna are Yet to be Taken to Hospital two Weeks after Birth, Due to lack of fund
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Conjoined Twins Born in Kaduna are Yet to be Taken to Hospital two Weeks after Birth, Due to lack of fund

A set of conjoined twins born in Kaduna are still being taken care of at home by their parents Muhammad Bashir, a wheelbarrow pusher and Zainab Sale two weeks after birth. The twins, both girls, were born on January 30, 2020 at home in Kadege of Tudun Wadan Soba, Soba local government of Kaduna state. Speaking to Arewa Trust Weekly, the father of the twins, Muhammad Bashir, said he could not take them to hospital for medical attention, because he did not have the means to do so. Muhammad said his wife, Zainab Sale, was forced to deliver the babies at home because his major priority was to get what to put on the table for the family. He said he was only a peasant farmer and because he could not live on his produce he was forced to augment his income by pushing wheelbarrow. ...
Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus
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Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus

In a bid to further promote sustainable hygiene practices while increasing the knowledge of the masses as regards germs and diseases lurking around the environment, Hypo makers of the most affordable bleach in Nigeria organized a public sensitization program on the spread of coronavirus at the major Abattoir Market in Lagos State. During the public Sensitization programme at Agege Abattoir Market, The Hypo team urged the meat dealers, marketers as well as the entire public to ensure to always keep their spaces clean to ward off all germs which the ordinary eyes cannot accurately detect. Most importantly the meat dealers were urged not only to keep their equipment clean but also to take the extra pain to keep them effectively disinfected for the greater good of the society. Ably prese...
VAT Increase Takes Effect From February 1 – FG tells Nigerians
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VAT Increase Takes Effect From February 1 – FG tells Nigerians

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed on Thursday January 16 announced that the increased Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5 percent will take effect from February 1, 2020. Zainab who disclosed this at the inauguration of the Chairman and Board members of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja, said the Finance Act which President Buhari signed into law made provisions to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and soften the effect of the VAT rate increase on companies in a bid to increase employment and boost the economy. She said; “I want to state that one of the key provisions in the finance act 2019 that have elicited a lot of interest is the increase in the VAT from 5% to 7.5%, and to remind us all, the finance ...
Nigeria to Bar Imported Ships from 2022
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Nigeria to Bar Imported Ships from 2022

The Federal Government has commenced the process of placing a ban on importation of certain categories of vessels into Nigeria by 2022 as part of efforts to encourage local participation in shipbuilding. The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, who disclosed this to journalists in Lagos, urged Nigerians firms to look into various financing options and go into a joint venture on areas that they are lacking capacity. He said the agency is vigorously pursuing the Cabotage Waiver Cessation Plan, and its currently engaging welders, aluminum and production firms among others to prepare them for their roles in vessel building. He said the agency is currently collaborating with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitorin...
Anambra Anti-Tout Arrests 35 Illegal Revenue Collectors
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Anambra Anti-Tout Arrests 35 Illegal Revenue Collectors

Thirty-five illegal revenue collectors terrorizing Onitsha particularly Upper Iweka and Niger Bridge Head Onitsha and its environs have been arrested by the Anambra State anti tout outfit, Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, set up by Anambra State Government Ministry if Transport. The State Commissioner for Transport Dr Christian Madubuko, who disclosed this said that out of the 35, three have been convicted and sent to prison, while others are on bail. Dr. Madubuko disclosed this while parading another twenty arrested by operatives of FIAT yesterday at different locations in Onitsha. Addressing newsmen yesterday at the Onitsha Terminal Park, Dr. Madubuko, said those granted bail with their case pending in the court will face the wrath of the law without pardon. Dr Madub...
Ali Baba Says Entertainers Who Encourage Crime Should Be Dealt With
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Ali Baba Says Entertainers Who Encourage Crime Should Be Dealt With

Entertainers in Nigeria have been urged to collaborate with the EFCC, by using their creative arts to fight against financial and internet crimes in Nigeria by living a life worthy of emulation for young Nigerians, who look onto them as role models. Veteran ace comedian, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, aka Ali Baba, who spoke in Lagos in an interview with EFCC, at the weekend enjoined the Commission not to spare any of his colleagues in entertainment industry who uses his or her work of art to encourage internet fraud popularly known as yahoo-yahoo. Ali Baba, however, tasked his colleagues to use their profession to rewrite the narrative in the fight against corruption and urged them to stay out of crime adding that the EFCC shouldn’t take it lightly in dealing with entertainers who encou...
How much was your first salary?
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How much was your first salary?

Executive, Subomi Plumptre said she turned down a 60K job for one that paid far lesser and gained valuable training on the job. Did you do same and would you encourage others to choose a valuable job over a better paying job?
Kanu Nwankwo Poses With Super Eagles Players After Win Against Burundi
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Kanu Nwankwo Poses With Super Eagles Players After Win Against Burundi

Super Eagles and Nigeria Football Ambassador Kanu Nwankwo is Currently in Egypt to Motivate and Encourage the Super Eagles Players As they Set To Deliver a World Class Performace in the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nation. Kanu Nwankwo Who Shared Some Pictures of him and some of the Players After the Game yesterday. He also shared some with top africa legends who are all currently in Egypt To Support their National Teams Respectively
Actress Dayo Amusa encourages ladies to protect themselves as she takes gun classes
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Actress Dayo Amusa encourages ladies to protect themselves as she takes gun classes

Dayo Amusa is in the United States. Recall the singer announced her vacation few days ago saying all work and no play could make her a dull girl. But guess what? Dayo is in the States with her boyfriend, Wale Ade, a popular auto dealer. Dayo and Wale over the weekend went for 'gun classes' and Dayo shared a video of it on her page encouraging women to also learn another way of protecting themselves -- implying 'know how to shoot'.   View this post on Instagram   #actress #dayoamusa takes shooting lesson, advices ladies on protecting themselves @dayoamusa Had too much fun at the gun range for the 1st time @longshotgunrange ?? I actually haven’t been doing much lately But every now and then I come across tragic s...
Griezmann Reveals Player that Should win Next Ballon D’Or
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Griezmann Reveals Player that Should win Next Ballon D’Or

Atletico Madrid ace, Antoine Griezmann has backed Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, to win the next Ballon D’Or. Griezmann, who is set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer, believes his fellow country teammate, Pogba, has the potential to clinch the Europe top individual prize. According to him, the 26-year-old will soon dominate world football. “Paul is a great guy. Because of his over-exposure in the media, his transfer fee and his spectacular style of play, everything he does is scrutinised,” Griezmann was quoted by Mirror UK as saying. “All the lights are trained on him. The press is very demanding with him, sometimes too harsh in my opinion. You can get the feeling that everything just slides off him, but it’s not the case. “I suggested that he shouldn’t pay...
Bonang Matheba Gifts SA President Champaigne From #HouseOfBNG
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Bonang Matheba Gifts SA President Champaigne From #HouseOfBNG

The SA Election Day 2019 was nothing short of surprises with celebrity Insta stories featuring Bonang Matheba, love struck AKA and his “woman” DJ Zinhle and President Cyril Ramaphosa aka ‘Mr Preezy’ in the mix. The IG stories were part of “Mr Preezy”’s campaign to encourage young people to vote but it seems he got more than just Bonang’s followers going to the polls and making their mark. "Mr Preezy" scored himself a pressie from the queen herself. Taking to her official media social media platforms, the "Being Bonang" star revealed the stunning custom made packaging for the president. She wrote: "Look what I made!! A thank you gift for the awesome IG chat today.... can’t wait to give it to him!!" It seems "Mr Preezy" isn't the only one who will be sipping on Queen B's very own...
Charlyboy Speaks On Getting Appointment From Imo Governor-Elect, Ihedioha
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Charlyboy Speaks On Getting Appointment From Imo Governor-Elect, Ihedioha

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, also known as Charlyboy, has cleared the air on his perceived scheming for a political appointment from the governor-elect of Imo state, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha. Recall that the embattled convener of OurMumuDonDo movement sometime in April relocated from Abuja to his Imo home state. Charlyboy, in an interview with DAILY POST on Wednesday explained his support for the incoming Ihedioha’s administration, stating that he would only work with the governor-elect if he has good plans and policies for Imolites and the youths. He, however, added that he would not accept any political appointment from the Imo government or work under Ihedioha’s cabinet as he is bigger than that. When asked if he would work with Ihedioha, Charlyboy said; “No,...
Tonto Dikeh and Churchill: AGN Issues Warning to Actress
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Tonto Dikeh and Churchill: AGN Issues Warning to Actress

Board of Trustee (BoT) of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has warned Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh to desist from her recent outbursts and attacks on ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill, on social media. The board said her utterances were unbecoming, adding that the separation issue was being over stretched. The actress has not only dragged Churchill, but every other celebrity that criticizes her action. Speaking to NewstimesAfrica, Prince Ifeanyi Dike, Chairman, AGN BoT, said: “Tonto Dike is exhibiting bad behavior that we will no longer condone. What she should realize is that every marriage has its own issue. No one’s marriage is perfect. “Issues like that are private. It is very unbecoming of her to portray us in bad light. There are so many actors who have issues with t...
Nigeria’s Ambassador to France Commends Integral, Promises Support for Falcons
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Nigeria’s Ambassador to France Commends Integral, Promises Support for Falcons

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of France, Dr Modupe Irele, has commended Integral, the official hospitality services provider for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019. She also promised adequate support for the Super Falcons when they fly Nigeria’s flag in June. In a meeting at the Nigerian Embassy in Paris with the Managing Director of Integral, Abimbola Ilo, Dr Irele applauded the efforts of the company to ensure successful handling of Nigeria’s travelling fans during the tournament. A strong advocate for women empowerment, Dr Irele sees the appointment of Integral as an important one to promote and support women’s football in Nigeria. With France as the host country, she believes the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 is a unique avenue to further strengthen Franc...
Nollywood Filmmaker Alesh, Buys his Mom a Car
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Nollywood Filmmaker Alesh, Buys his Mom a Car

Nollywood filmmaker Alesh, while celebrating Mother’s day with his mum, has surprised her with a car. He made the announcement moments ago via his social media page, where he appreciated her for the pains she passed through just to ensure he had a good upbringing and also that he never suffered. He then used the medium to encourage others to do same for their parents He wrote: It’s Mother’s Day ❤️ you have nothing when you don’t make your parent happy … What more can u become if ur parents are not happy with u… you are so poor if you have two Benz and parent doesn’t have Toyota ? let’s be proud of our parents … they are everything to us ? April 1st 2019.. today is one of my happiest day because I saw my mama tears of joy ? mama suffered and used to cry when I ...
Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Obule, Boys School Tango for Trophy
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Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Obule, Boys School Tango for Trophy

After hosting three international football matches within just five days, the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will today host the final of the Delta State Principals’ Cup football competition. Obule Integrated School, Sapele and Boys Secondary School, Obiaruku are to clash in the final while Ekpan Secondary School and Comprehensive secondary school will fight for bronze in the third place shortly before the final. The final of the competition originally scheduled for February 15 this year was moved due to the General elections and the involvement of the state in the series of international games at the venue which is fast becoming the home of Nigerian football. The chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Chiedu Ebie, who is also the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in...
British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169
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British Airways Releases Low Spring Return Fares as Low as $169

British Airways, the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom has released low fares as spring surfaces. The return fares goes for as low as $169 in economy class, $2, 009 in business class and $5, 800 in first class. The fares are already on sale for outbound travel from now with return date anytime within the next 12 months. Sales ends on the 29th of March, 2019. This promo is only applicable for customers who plan to travel to UK and Europe with a minimum stay of 3 days and maximum stay of 12 months. Speaking on the promo, Kola Olayinka; British Airways Regional Commercial Manager for West Africa stated that “one of the reasons we have introduced this promo is to encourage people to visit fascinating places in UK and...
Pires Reveals Player Arsenal Should Sign From Real Madrid This Summer
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Pires Reveals Player Arsenal Should Sign From Real Madrid This Summer

Arsenal legend, Robert Pires has told the club to sign Real Madrid forward, Gareth Bale, in this summer transfer window. Real Madrid have already decided to sell Bale at the end of this season. The La Liga giants have grown tired of Bale’s underwhelming performance so far this campaign. Bale was viewed as the man to replace Cristiano Ronaldo prior to the season, but has failed to step up, with a string of injuries not helping his chances. The Wales international has already fallen out of favour under Real Madrid manager, Santiago Solari but Pires has now urged the 29-year-old to consider a move to the Emirates club at the end of the season. “I think there’s a good chance Gareth Bale might be playing his last season at Real Madrid,” Pires told BWIN. “He is having a ver...
Usman Vows to Dethrone Tyron Woodley on Sunday in Las Vegas
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Usman Vows to Dethrone Tyron Woodley on Sunday in Las Vegas

Nigerian-born American Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender, Kamaru Usman, has vowed to make a strong statement when he steps into the ring against Tyron Woodley, the welterweight champion. The Edo State born fighter, is scheduled for a shot at the title in the early hours of Sunday morning (4am Nigerian time) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a telephone interview with THISDAY on Wednesday night ahead of the crucial bout, Usman insisted that he has prepared for the fight he regards as the most important fight of his career. “I had a dream I became the Number 1 fighter in my sport. The time has come for me to make that dream a reality. I know the fight with Woodley won’t be easy but the time has come for me to grab this unique opportunity. I won’...
How I Survived Losing Two Pregnancies – Lepa Shandy
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How I Survived Losing Two Pregnancies – Lepa Shandy

Popular Yoruba actress, Lepa Shandy – real name Folashade Omoniyi – has revealed how she survived losing two or three pregnancies. The actress who is now 47-years-old, spoke about how she overcame that episode of her life, during a chat with punchng.com. Speaking on how she was able to survive losing two or three pregnancies at some point in her life, Lepa Shandy noted that she had people around her to encourage her. “I have a gift from God; I take things as they come. When I lost those pregnancies, I felt bad considering my age at the time. I’ll be 48 years old in March. I lost two or three pregnancies; I always had people around me who encouraged me. The thought about it being spiritual came to me but I prayed and I went to the hospital to check myself to make sure I was okay. Fo...
US Closes its Lagos And Abuja Embassies Ahead Of The Rescheduled Presidential Election
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US Closes its Lagos And Abuja Embassies Ahead Of The Rescheduled Presidential Election

The embassy of the United States of America, both in Abuja and Lagos is closed today Friday, February 22, 2019. This was contained in a statement published by the embassy on its website, on Thursday saying the closure is in compliance with the public holiday given by the Nigerian government to enable eligible voters to participate in the forthcoming elections in the country. The statement reads: “The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a Work-Free Day to enable Nigerians to prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday, February 23, 2019.   “In recognition of this declaration and to encourage all our Nigerian employees to exercise their right to vote, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate General...

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