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‘He really helped me at Chelsea’ – John Mikel Obi praises Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea
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‘He really helped me at Chelsea’ – John Mikel Obi praises Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea

Former Nigeria men's football team captain ,John Mikel Obi has praised former Ghana captain, Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea. Mikel met Essien in Jose Mourinho's team in 2006 and he recalled the role the Ghanaian played which helped him integrate quickly into the first-team. Mikel spent 11 years at Chelsea and he played 249 Premier League games with a goal and 10 assists to his name. According to Mikel, when he first joined as a young boy, he was surprised by the calibre of his teammates, but that Essien encouraged him to dominate the Blues’ midfield. "Suddenly, I was sharing a dressing room with all these players I had watched on television back in Africa," Mikel told the Athletic. "I was sitting next to Lassana Diarra. I'd be there t...
Now I understand why being a housewife is attractive to some people – BBNaija’s Erica Nlewedim
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Now I understand why being a housewife is attractive to some people – BBNaija’s Erica Nlewedim

Big Brother Naija star, Erica Nlewedim has disclosed that she now understands why being a housewife is attractive to some people. The reality show star said this while reacting to a post which encouraged people not to be hard on themselves even if they are not operating at 100% productivity. The post had also said people should take breaks in between the chaos, as their health is their primary currency. Erica in her reaction to the post, recalled asking herself if is she is always 'going to be working on a million things forever'. She also wondered when she will just chill and enjoy, adding that she now understands why being a housewife is attractive to some people. See her tweet......................
Newcastle told to appoint Conte as new manager
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Newcastle told to appoint Conte as new manager

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has advised Newcastle United to appoint Antonio Conte as their next manager. The Magpies will reportedly sack Steve Bruce as their head coach this week, after the club was taken over by Saudis last week. Names like Lucien Favre, Graham Potter and Brendan Rodgers have been linked with the job. Former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Conte is the standout available candidate. The Italian has rejected several clubs since he left the San Siro at the end of last season including Tottenham Hotspur. Conte is believed to be reluctant to join a club that will take several years of rebuilding, but Ferdinand claims “money talks” and has encouraged Newcastle to go after Conte. When asked who he would appoint, Ferdinand said on his Vibe ...
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...
R.Kelly’s Attorney compares him to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in closing arguments for his trail
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R.Kelly’s Attorney compares him to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in closing arguments for his trail

An attorney for R&B superstar R. Kelly compared him to civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his closing argument at the singer’s federal racketeering trial Thursday September 23. Kelly attorney Deveraux Cannick said the accused sex fiend is trying to hold the government to account by making prosecutors prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt — in the same way King fought for rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Cannick quoted from King’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, telling jurors the civil rights leader protested in streets across America because the US government at the time was not being fair and true to all citizens. “Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech. Somewhere I read of the freedom of assembly. Somewhere ...
Police warns Christians to stop organizing prayers inside forest to avoid being kidnapped
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Police warns Christians to stop organizing prayers inside forest to avoid being kidnapped

The Ogun state police command has advised members of the public to desist from holding prayer sessions in the forest so as to avoid being kidnapped. The command said that people still organise prayer sessions in the forest despite series of warnings that this makes them easy preys for kidnappers hiding in those forests. A statement signed by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, reads in part: "It is worthy of note that the present security situation in the country does not favour organizing prayer sessions in isolated places." The police spokesman said that the command was working to get rid of kidnappers. However, in the meantime, Oyeyemi urged the general public to "desist from creating opportunities for them to operate." He encouraged memb...
BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction
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BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Angel has expressed shock over Sunday night eviction show. The Sunday live eviction show saw Yousef and Saskay evicted from the house. This came as a shock to Angel who thought she would have been evicted last night. Speaking to Queen, the 21-year-old BBNaija housemate, said her escape from eviction has encouraged her and made her optimistic about her stay in the house. She disclosed that henceforth, she’ll not have a nonchalant attitude during head of house games but would give her best. Angel said: “I can’t believe people voted for me, I’m encouraged and optimistic from now on. “My dad is doing a good PR job, because I’m surprised people voted for me. “Everyone should watch out for me tomorrow during Aren...
You’ll see fine guys with ugly girls and you’ll be wondering ‘how did this happen?’ – Toke says she wonders what initially attracts fine men to “ugly” women
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You’ll see fine guys with ugly girls and you’ll be wondering ‘how did this happen?’ – Toke says she wonders what initially attracts fine men to “ugly” women

Toke Makinwa has said that she sometimes wonders what attracts a fine man to an "ugly" woman. She said she understands all about "vibes" and inner beauty but she often wonders the thing that initially attracts guys to "ugly girls" before they get to see the inner beauty. She pointed out that most times, ugly women get taken first while fine women are rarely asked out. She concluded that this is mostly because many assume that fine women have a lot of men vying for their attention, so it deters some men. She then encouraged men to shoot their shot at fine women, even if they won't score but it's worth trying. She added in the caption: "Na beauty I get, I no kill person. But really why do beautiful girls chop the most breakfast." Watch her speak in the video below. ...
Britney Spears goes off Instagram as she takes social media break to celebrate engagement
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Britney Spears goes off Instagram as she takes social media break to celebrate engagement

Britney Spears is taking a break from Instagram following her engagement to her boyfriend, Sam Asghari. After fans became worried over her disappearance, she wrote on Twitter  ""Don’t worry folks … just taking a little break from social media to celebrate my engagement  !!!! I’ll be back soon." Over the weekend, Spears and her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari announced that they were engaged. Spears' lawyer Mathew Rosengart also told Fox News in a statement that "it was her decision" to step away from the social media platform. Meanwhile, a source told Page Six that "she’s happy and in a great place." The insider added, "and silence can be a powerful thing and a powerful message." In her most recent Instagram post, the 39-year-old pop star shared an article titled ...
#BBNaija: I told my daughter to go for BBN because I and a friend have been trying to get in but always cancel – Angel’s mother
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#BBNaija: I told my daughter to go for BBN because I and a friend have been trying to get in but always cancel – Angel’s mother

Titi, mother of Big Brother Naija housemate, Angel has revealed that she encouraged her daughter to get into the Big Brother house. According to the housemate's mother, she and a friend have been trying to get into the house for some time but they always end up cancelling, hence why she asked her daughter to go for the reality show. She also swore to insult and block those who come to her page to troll on her. Titi wrote; A Lot of you don't know that before I asked my daughter to go for bbn me and my girl @chefyeide has been trying to go for it but something always comes up that we had to cancel it. so if you come to my page to insult me I swear on the woman that gave birth to me I will insult you before I block you
Army Arrests Boko Haram Supplier in Yobe
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Army Arrests Boko Haram Supplier in Yobe

Nigerian Army troops of Sector 2 Joint Task Force under Operation HADIN KAI have arrested one Yusuf Saleh, a suspected Boko Haram fertilizer supplier. He was apprehended at Bayamari village in Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State. Troops went after him following credible intelligence, according to Army spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu. Thirty eight 50kg bags of urea were recovered from Saleh, who is being interrogated by investigators. The government had banned urea because terrorists use it to make Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Nwachukwu commended officers and men for their vigilance and swift response in arresting the suspect. The spokesman assured Nigerians of Army’s determination to totally root out the Boko Haram/Islamic State...
Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town
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Troops repel dawn attack in Borno town

Troops of 25 Task Force Brigade have repelled a dawn attack attempted on Damboa town in Borno State. Army spokesperson Onyema Nwachukwu said the attack took place on Sunday August 8 in the town which is 87 kilometers by road from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spokesperson also revealed that troops are currently trailing the “fleeing terrorists”. Nwachukwu said the criminals approached on foot and motorcycles but were forced to retreat after troops opened fire. However, two vehicles belonging to the Civilian Joint Task Force were razed by fire. The army spoke...
Arewa Youths ask FG to ban BBNaija
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Arewa Youths ask FG to ban BBNaija

The Arewa Youth Advisory Forum (AYCF) has called on the Federal Government to ban TV reality show, Big Brother Naija. This year's show which is tagged ''Shine Ya Eye'' is currently ongoing. The AYCF National President, Yerima Shettima, made the call while speaking to newsmen today August 6. Describing the show as a calamity, Shettima said BBNaija should not be encouraged because it promotes "immorality."# In his words “It’s a calamity for me. I never believed in BBNaija and I don’t think it’s fair because the show is an act of immorality. Such a spectacle should not be encouraged. I have often said that this show encourages immorality and that the Nigerian government should ban it, it should not be allowed to be broadcast in our country. You see, a lot of people are watchin...
BBNaija Ka3na Jones Shares Stunning Photos as She Celebrates her 27th Birthday
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BBNaija Ka3na Jones Shares Stunning Photos as She Celebrates her 27th Birthday

Brother Naija star and entrepreneur Ka3na Jones, is celebrating her 27th birthday today, Saturday July 17th. The reality star in the spirit of celebration, recounts how she celebrates her 26th birth alone during the Big Brother Naija lockdown. Sharing photo of herself in red ball grown, the self acclaimed boss lady promises to always to be her real self.She wrote, “I was selected into the BBN house with just 501 x followers on Instagram and 5x followers on Twitter at that time. “Today, I’m celebrating my 27th birthday with over Eight hundred thousand of you who have followed me throughout this wonderful journey. You have seen my lowest moments and encouraged me to keep pushing, you’ve witnessed my wins and celebrated with me.“This time last year I was in lockdown for the BBN R...
We’ll always support you – Diddy backs England’s racially abused players
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We’ll always support you – Diddy backs England’s racially abused players

  Sean Combs, an American rapper and producer known as Diddy, has encouraged England’s Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho and Marcos Rashford after they missed their spot-kicks against Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday. Diddy, who posted his message via Instagram, expressed pride for the players, saying they did their best to help the Three Lions reach the final. “We stand with you Kings. Proud of all your efforts on and off the field and we will always support you. Continue to inspire. Love,” he wrote. “And to the racists…” DAILY POST reports that Saka, Rashford and Sancho were abused on social media after the match which ended 1-1 after 120 minutes. The final was England’s best ever finish in Europe.
Barcelona want Messi Contract decision ‘as Soon as Possible’
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Barcelona want Messi Contract decision ‘as Soon as Possible’

  Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, wants Lionel Messi to make his contract call “as soon as possible”. Laporta also said Sergio Aguero who joined as a free agent this summer, is “helping” talk his compatriot into penning fresh terms. Messi himself will be a free agent at the end of June, but an extended stay at Barcelona is also being mooted. Laporta remains optimistic but does want a decision, telling La Vanguardia: “I would like Messi to tell us ‘yes’ as soon as possible. He would help us in every way.” He added: “Aguero is helping. He is telling him every day to stay.” Laporta went on to say that he is “in communication with [Messi] every other day”. The Barca president also claims to have been encouraged by the attitude of Messi during talks, adding: “He is...
Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.
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Trump Congratulates Nigeria for suspending Twitter, says more countries should ban the platform.

Former US President, Donald Trump has congratulated the Nigerian government for suspending Twitter activities in the country. "Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech - all voices should be heard," Trump said in a statement. The Republican politician also encouraged other countries to follow in Nigeria’s footsteps and ban Twitter and Facebook before stating that he should have banned Twitter and Facebook when he was in the White House, but claimed he was discouraged by Mark Zuckerberg. "In the meantime, competitors will emerge and take hold. Who are they to dictate good and evil if they themselves are evil? Perhaps I should have d...
“Let’s live in love, even if we disagree” Daddy Freeze advices Nigerian pastors to offer condolence message to TB Joshua’s family and congregation
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“Let’s live in love, even if we disagree” Daddy Freeze advices Nigerian pastors to offer condolence message to TB Joshua’s family and congregation

Daddy Freeze has encouraged Nigerian pastors to offer condolence messages to the family and congregation of the late T.B. Joshua. The popular televangelist passed on suddenly on the night of June 5. As Nigerians mourned him, Ovation Internation Publisher, Dele Momodu questioned why the Christian Community in Nigeria have not publicly condoled with the family or paid tribute to the late pastor. OAP Freeze has also spoken up, advising Nigerian pastors to send a condolence message to T.B. Joshua's family. He added: "I come in peace. Let's live in love, even if we disagree, let's disagree in love... Do everything in love."
Guardiola ready to Complete Deals for Harry Kane, Grealish
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Guardiola ready to Complete Deals for Harry Kane, Grealish

  Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, wants to add both Jack Grealish and Harry Kane to his squad this summer, ESPN reports. Aston Villa captain Grealish is set to start for England in their Euro 2020 opening game against Croatia on Sunday. City believe they can land the 25-year-old after the competition, with Villa expected to demand £100million. Guardiola has been a long-term admirer of Grealish and has publicly admired the player’s ability in the past. Grealish has a deal until 2020, but City will be encouraged by the arrival of Emiliano Buendia at Villa Park from Norwich City in a £33m club record move. The Spaniard is also determined to find a world-class replacement for Sergio Aguero who has since signed for Barcelona as a free agent. England captain Ka...
Villarreal Inflict Shootout Defeat on Man Utd
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Villarreal Inflict Shootout Defeat on Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's quest for a first trophy as Manchester United manager goes on after a dramatic 11-10 penalty shootout defeat against Villarreal in the Europa League final following a 1-1 draw in Gdansk, Poland. In front of 9,500 supporters, Gerard Moreno met Daniel Parejo's free-kick to steer home his 30th goal in all competitions to give the Spanish side a first-half lead (29). United, who won the competition under Jose Mourinho in 2017, were indebted once again to the razor-sharp finishing of Edinson Cavani, who struck his 16th goal in his last 11 Europa League starts to haul his side level (55). It was one of just two shots on target from United as extra time failed to illuminate a poor contest, but Geronimo Rulli would prove the hero during a pulsating shootout, fir...
I have no Sympathy for Single mothers unless they were Raped or Widowed – Reno Omokri
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I have no Sympathy for Single mothers unless they were Raped or Widowed – Reno Omokri

Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reno Omokri has said that he feels no sympathy for single mothers unless they were raped or widowed. Claiming that the Black world faces a baby mama epidemic, Reno stressed that it must not be encouraged. He tweeted; Except she was raped, or widowed, I have zero sympathy for single mothers. The Black world faces a baby mama epidemic. We must not encourage it, or make celebrities out of bleached, surgically enhanced Jezebels who are unashamed of their whoredom!
Amputee Hawker Who Went Viral for Selling water despite Disability Transforms into a ‘Beauty Queen’ for 27th Birthday
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Amputee Hawker Who Went Viral for Selling water despite Disability Transforms into a ‘Beauty Queen’ for 27th Birthday

Mary Daniels, the hawker whose story touched hearts and encouraged philanthropists to part with money, was transformed into a rare beauty for her 27th birthday photoshoot. In March, a photo of the hawker standing on one leg with her crutches supporting her on the other side, touched hearts. In days, 14 million Naira was raised for the hardworking woman who wouldn't let her condition hold her back. Then, just last week, the Lagos State Government said it has taken over the welfare of the hawker who is also a single mother. It was also revealed that the state government has provided temporary shelter for her. Now, for her 27th birthday, kind Nigerians gave her a photoshoot,  complete with professional makeup and styling. The result is breathtaking and has people ask...
Piers Morgan throws shade at Meghan Markle in his tribute to Prince Philip
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Piers Morgan throws shade at Meghan Markle in his tribute to Prince Philip

Even while mourning the death of Prince Philip, Piers Morgan did not miss a chance to throw shade at Meghan Markle. Though the British TV host did not call Meghan's name in the tribute, it was clear he was mocking her by pointing out the difference between her and the late Prince Philip. Everything Piers has ever accused Meghan Markle of - being whiny, wanting fame, granting interviews, playing the victim, complaining, and shunning the upper lip encouraged by the Royal family - he pointed out that Prince Philip was all that and more as he paid tribute to him. Sharing newspaper photos announcing Prince Philip's death, Piers Morgan wrote: "He hated celebrity culture, shunned fame, distrusted the media & barely gave any interviews - but as the extraordinary coverage of his de...
Ogun Hotel Denies Claim of People Dying after Eating Meat Served by Suspected Yahoo boy
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Ogun Hotel Denies Claim of People Dying after Eating Meat Served by Suspected Yahoo boy

The management of Titi's Concept Hotel and Apartment has denied claim of people dying after eating meat served by a suspected yahoo boy on March 20. The hotel manager, Otunba Damilare in an interview with Sahara Reporters on Tuesday March 30 said the hotel does not allow customers to bring food or any edible item into the premises. Damilare who said a group of ‘Yahoo Boys' assaulted a security guard at the hotel and were charged to court by the management, alleged that the story was concoted by them (yahoo boys) to tarnish the image of the hotel. He said; “The incident purported to have happened at our company is not true. No one shared meat at our hotel, we don't allow that, no one brings in beef or drink or anything. "Probably they went into the car outside the hotel to ...
‘It doesn’t matter how many have failed before you” Betty irabor narrates how she was told most magazines fail when she started hers
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‘It doesn’t matter how many have failed before you” Betty irabor narrates how she was told most magazines fail when she started hers

Nigerian publisher, Betty Irabor has revealed that at the time she decided to start Genevieve Magazine,  she was told that most magazines fail in Nigeria. She said this didn't stop her from trying and keeping at it even when things became tough. She encouraged her followers not to be discouraged by the failure rate. She tweeted: "When I launched Genevieve in 2003, I was constantly reminded of d fatality rate  & statistics of failed magazines. It unnerved me much but I became more determined to be 1 of d few that survived. See ehn, It doesn't matter how many have  failed b4 u. U may just be d game changer."
Pastor Chris Mocked for Claiming to Reach 5 Billion People Worldwide
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Pastor Chris Mocked for Claiming to Reach 5 Billion People Worldwide

Founder of Loveworld Ministries a.k.a Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is being mocked by Twitter users after his church claimed his Global Day of Prayer event reached up to 5.3 billion people around the world. The Global Day of Prayer event was advertised for believers to join Pastor Chris and billions around the world from 6:00 pm GMT +1, 1:00 pm EST Friday 26th to Saturday 27th March 2021. It was streamed live on all the LoveWorld Networks and Web/Mobile platforms, LIVE TV, CEFLIX, and on major Satellite, terrestrial and local TV and Radio Stations around the world. Believers were encouraged to participate through their preferred TV, Radio, mobile, or web application/ website/ social media site. But during the event, viewers began seeing a banner that suggests that up...
Grammy Awards: Gov Wike Gifts Burna Boy Land, Money to Build
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Grammy Awards: Gov Wike Gifts Burna Boy Land, Money to Build

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Saturday announced that he will be giving a plot of land and cash to Burna Boy as an appreciation for winning the Grammy Awards. DAILY POST had reported that the state organized a homecoming ceremony for Burna Boy after his album ‘ Twice as Tall’ won Best Global Music Album category. The Governor while welcoming Burna Boy and his parents on a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt described the Grammy award-winning Afrobeat singer, as the pride of the state. The governor also encouraged Burna Boy to continue making the state proud even as he promised to do anything to promote him. Speaking during the end of the event, the Governor also promised to give artistes who performed at Burna’s Homecoming Concert in Rivers State...
Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter
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Woman Accused of Murdering Abusive Husband is Executed by her Own Daughter

A woman killed her own mum as state punishment for "premeditated murder", despite her mum not carrying out the killing. Maryam Karimi was sentenced to death in Iran after her father killed her abusive and violent husband. Though her father was the one that killed her husband, Maryam Karimi was arrested and charged with premeditated murder. She was then sentenced to be executed by her own 29-year-old daughter. Her death in Rasht Central Prison, Iran, is the latest shocking example of the rise in executions enforced in the Islamic Republic. Activist and journalist for Iran International TV described the execution as another "victory for a man" as a woman was encouraged to end her mother's life while her grandfather escaped capital punishment. Maryam’s father is beli...
Ortom Congratulates JM Liberty Football Team on Promotion to National League
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Ortom Congratulates JM Liberty Football Team on Promotion to National League

  Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated the management and players of the JM Liberty Football Team on their promotion to the Nigerian National League, NNL, also known as the professional league. The Governor gave the commendation during a courtesy call on him by the Chairman JM Liberty Football Team, Mr. Jeremiah Avungu, and the Chairman Benue State Football Association, Mrs Margaret Icheen. He expressed delight over the team’s capacity to emerge victorious in a competition involving 13 teams from various states of the North, hosted in Jos, Plateau State and for being the only team to be promoted in the North Central zone. Governor Ortom who encouraged the players to remain committed and aim for national and international teams, also charged the counci...
Former PSG and Newcastle Midfielder, Yohan Cabaye Retires from Football at the Age of 35
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Former PSG and Newcastle Midfielder, Yohan Cabaye Retires from Football at the Age of 35

Former Newcastle, Crystal Palace, and Paris Saint-Germain, midfielder Yohan Cabaye, has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 35. Cabaye saw his one-year contract with Saint-Etienne expire at the end of last season and the Frenchman has decided to hang his boots after 543 appearances at six different clubs. The midfielder started his career with Lille in 2004 and helped the club win a league and cup double in the 2010-2011 season. He also made 48 appearances for the France national team. In an emotional tweet, which he captioned 'the final whistle', Cabaye shared a statement which read: 'It is with great emotion that after more than 17 years of passion, love for football, emotions greater than each other, memories that will forever remain serious in...
Lagos State to Vaccinate 1.5 Million Dogs for Free
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Lagos State to Vaccinate 1.5 Million Dogs for Free

The Lagos State Government says it will vaccinate about 1.5 million dogs within the next two weeks. The government on Tuesday, Feb 16, said the vaccination will take place during the free anti-rabies vaccination campaign to prevent deaths of animals in the state. Ms. Abisola Olusanya, the State Commissioner for Agriculture made this known at the inauguration of the vaccination campaign held at the palace of Oba Ayangburen of Ikorodu in the Ikorodu area of the state. Olusanya encouraged dog owners to bring their dogs for the vaccination as the state government has made the exercise free of charge. Olusanya informed that the exercise would take place in the five divisions of the state including Veterinary Clinic, beside LASPOTECH Second Gate, opposite Access Bank, Odo...
Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill Introduces Actress Rosy Meurer Who was at the Center of their Divorce as his Wife
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Tonto Dikeh’s Ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill Introduces Actress Rosy Meurer Who was at the Center of their Divorce as his Wife

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill has introduced his PA and actress Rosy Meurer who was at the center of his divorce as his wife. Recall that Tonto Dikeh had in 2017 alleged that Olakunle Churchill was sleeping with Rosy Meurer, buying her gifts and taking her on trips. She also revealed that she is one of the reasons for her marital crisis which eventually led to a divorce. In a birthday message Olakunle penned down to Meurer today February 15, he described her as "Mrs Churchill". He also disclosed that she stood by him when the world was against him and also took missiles for him. He wrote; A special sunrise, on this precious day, a great woman was born. During my hard times when depression would have taken the better part of me, you were my bedrock. When it wa...
39-year-old Man Arrested for  Raping a 13-year-old Girl
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39-year-old Man Arrested for Raping a 13-year-old Girl

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl after taking shelter in her mom's shop on a rainy day. Abdul Abdul, 39, was arrested by the Police in Jos, Plateau State. Abdul, a married father-of-six who lives in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area, allegedly committed the crime on June 8, when he went into the girl's mother's shop to buy water. Speaking to newsmen on Monday, July 13, Abdul claimed what he had with the girl was "sex" not rape. He said he took shelter in the girl's mum's shop after buying 20 Naira sachet water following a break from the building project he was involved in in the house opposite the shop. He claims that he remained in the shop, discussing with the girl after buying the water. He said he touched her shoulder and she didn...
Peruzzi releases official statement Responding to the Rape Allegation Leveled Against him
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Peruzzi releases official statement Responding to the Rape Allegation Leveled Against him

Peruzzi has released an official statement responding to the rape allegations leveled against him by a certain lady. The lady via her Twitter handle, accused the singer of raping her in 2012. Shortly after she made the allegation, Nigerians dug up old tweets of the singer where he declared himself a rapist and openly supported the rape culture. On Thursday afternoon, June 4, he released a statement in which he vehemently denied the rape allegation. He said he has never raped or sexually assaulted anybody before. He also aologized for his old tweets in which he declared himself a rapist and also encouraged the rape culture. Read the statement below
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Sunmbo Adeoye Shares on how she had two Children in the Space of 22 Months after 5 Years of Waiting

Sunmbo Adeoye, wife of Lagos pastor, David Adeoye, took to social media today to speak about how God has blessed her with two children in the space of 22 months. The mum of four, had two children with singer 2face Idibia before getting married to Pastor Adeoye in 2013. They waited for five years before they welcomed their first child together, David Jnr, in 2018, and welcomed their second child, a girl, a few weeks ago. In a series of posts shared on her Instagram page this morning, Sunmbo recounted how she left Nigeria in 2017 to have their first child but ended up losing the child. She recounted how disheartening it was for her when she arrived in Nigeria after that trip without her baby. She also spoke on how she encouraged herself to have faith in God before she was finall...
Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG
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Church Service Must not Exceed an hour- FG

The Federal Government has instructed that duration for each church service must not exceed an hour. This was disclosed in a statement by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, while rolling out guidelines for the reopening of worship centres, in a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday. “Churches to open from 5am and close by 8pm. For churches, each service should be for a maximum of an hour with an interval of thirty minutes in between services to allow time for disinfection.” he said Similarly, the national coordinator said Friday prayers in mosques should also not exceed one hour. “Mosques may open 15 minutes before and ten minutes after prayers. The total time for Friday prayers should not exceed an hour. “Islamiya schools, Sund...
Coronavirus: Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos Suspends Sign of Peace, Direct Priests to give Communion on the Palms
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Coronavirus: Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos Suspends Sign of Peace, Direct Priests to give Communion on the Palms

The Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos has temporarily suspended the exchange of sign of peace during Masses following the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The sign of peace is a traditional Christian greeting, which signifies a wish and blessing that peace be with the recipient when they exchange handshakes or hugs. In a special circular sent out on Saturday, Adewale Martins, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos also directed that communion will now be received in the palm. In order to reduce the number of gatherings during this season of Lent, the Archbishop also in his circular, encouraged people to do their 'Stations of the Cross privately on Wednesdays while public celebrations should take place only Fridays especially as it is often followed by Mass.' Read the full statement ...
Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola
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Nollywood Films Promotes Money Ritual and Kidnapping – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said that most movies churned out by the Nigerian movie industry encourages money ritual and kidnapping. The former Governor of Lagos State who disclosed this while speaking on the topic ‘Insecurity: Taking actions against organised crime’ at the 4th annual public lecture/symposium organised by the United Action for Change urged filmmakers to change the narrative to save innocent lives. Fashola added that the claims of a human parts being turned into money is a myth and shouldn't be reinforced in movies. He said; “Some people believe that if you get a man’s head or a woman’s body parts, they could be turned into money. It’s not true! And when you ask people who believe in it if they have seen it happen before, they tell y...
Between Jim Iyke And Troll Who Asked Him About Marriage
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Between Jim Iyke And Troll Who Asked Him About Marriage

Nollywood actor and rapper, Jim Iyke has hit heavy on an Internet troll who asked him a question about his marital status. The actor had posted a picture of himself posing in a car when the man asked the question in the comment section. The man, identified as ‘Kingsley3154’ had said in part: “Hope you are married.” Replying to the ‘Kingsley3154’, Mr Iyke answered positively, till the point he called him a ‘young idiot’ as he encouraged him to mind his business. See His Post Here:
Doctors Gave Me 50-50 Chance Of Survival –  Shan George Reveals
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Doctors Gave Me 50-50 Chance Of Survival – Shan George Reveals

Popular actress, Shan George, has said that she was given a 50-50 chance by her doctors in 2019 after a terrible sickness that not only cost her much financially but disrupted her career. She told Sunday Scoop, “Sometime in late 2018, I had just finished organising the artistes that would be on the governor’s band for the Calabar carnival in December. After all the rigorous activities, I suddenly realised that my knee was swollen. I didn’t understand what was going on, so I just attributed it to the carnival stress. I took some drugs and rested for a couple of days expecting to be up and about in a couple of days. However, by early, January, the pain had increased. I kept managing it by using pain killers, but by March, it had become worse. I then started going to hospitals to find ...
Toni Tones warns follower who encouraged her to smile more
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Toni Tones warns follower who encouraged her to smile more

Toni Tones cautioned a follower who advised her to smile more in her photos. The actress shared lovely photos of herself and a follower told her she would look irresistible if she smiled more. "Nice pics but can you please for once smile happiness is allowed ND when you smile no one can resist," the follower commented on Toni's photos. In reply, Toni warned: "I’ll block you if you ever tell me to smile again. I have resting bitch face, get over it. I’ll smile only when I bloody well feel like it. I do not have to smile for you. If you don’t like it jump and pass and don’t come here and tell me nonsense."
Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos
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Nigerian Doctor Reveals How He Saved A Man From Dying During His Flight To Lagos

A Nigerian doctor identified as James King has narrated how he saved a man from death during a flight recently. The man took to his Facebook page to tell his story. According to him, a fellow passenger close to him collapsed mid-air and he had to move into action immediately to save him from the grip of horrific death. Below is how he told his story: Its getting clearer now, ...why I was born. I just saved a life who would have possibly died midair in the aircraft I was a passenger in. I was on seat 14F of BOEING 737-300 of AZMAN AIR from Kano to Lagos. Suddenly, his head dropped. A passenger on seat to my far left on the other side of the aisle. The Indian man sitting besides him screamed and called the attention of the air officials. The Indian said i...
The Bible is a False book Based on Lies and deceit – Dr Obadele Kambon
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The Bible is a False book Based on Lies and deceit – Dr Obadele Kambon

A lecturer in the African Studies Department at the University of Ghana, Dr Obadele Kambon, has described the Holy Bible as a false book based on lies and deceit. Dr Kambon made this declaration while speaking on an online radio, Therealafrican.com where he argued that some biblical concepts, doctrines and text were copied from the ‘Egyptian pyramid text’, ‘the coffin texts’, ‘Egyptian book of coming forth by day’ and the ‘instruction of Amenemope’. Dr Kambon was quoted by Therealafrican.com as saying: “We can still go and read it carved in stones, Over 5,000 years ago, there’s a depiction of the Immaculate Conception in the temple of Seti I, also Imhotep overseeing the birth of the “savior” in temples in Kemmet (Egypt). The adulteration of the real story was during the H...
Man Shares the Interesting Story of How he Met his Wife
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Man Shares the Interesting Story of How he Met his Wife

A man who has been married for 8 years has narrated how he met his wife and it's a really interesting story. Donny Mason said he was working with a company where most of the staff were guys. Their HR was female and she would constantly hound the men to get married. But Dolapo told her it was impossible for them to meet women since they spend all their time in the office and they have no female staff. Donny said he encouraged the HR to get them a female staff and she did. The day the staff resumed, the HR officer came into his office to inform him that she has brought him a "wife". It was all jokes at first but the moment Donny laid eyes on the woman, he said something "clicked". Read his story in the screenshots below.
Jason Momoa Shaves Off his Famous Beard Which he had on for 7 Years
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Jason Momoa Shaves Off his Famous Beard Which he had on for 7 Years

Fans distraught as Jason Momoa shaves off his famous beard which he had on for 7 years. "Aquaman" has shaved off his famous beards and fans are inconsolable. The 39-year-old actor shaved off his long beard for a good cause but this didn't make it easier for fans who have gone on social media to lament. The actor shared a video of himself shaving in the middle of a plastic-filled desert to promote recycling. The Game of Thrones actor can be seen in the video as he takes out a razor in the middle of nowhere, before telling his friend that the "last time I shaved was in 2012". As he begins shaving, he tells viewers the reason is to "make a positive change for the health of our planet".   "Most importantly, I just wanna do this to bring awareness. Plastics ar...
Marriage is Not a Yardstick for Success – Afia Schwarzenegger
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Marriage is Not a Yardstick for Success – Afia Schwarzenegger

Ghanaian Comedienne, Afia Schwarzenegger has revealed why her new foundation is aimed at making women know that marriage is not a yardstick for success. According to Afia, she was contacted by some foreigners when a video went viral which showed her estranged husband threatening her with acid after he caught her stark naked in bed with another man. “During all the hullabaloo about my nudity on social media, God used that to bless me. A week after the video went viral, I was contacted by some Domestic Violence Association from America. “They were a group of medical doctors who came together to form an organisation that supports domestic violence victims and also to empower women. Initially, they thought I had been affected by the acid attack but thanks to God nothing happened to...
Thailand Sends Overweight Policemen to Fat Reduction Camp
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Thailand Sends Overweight Policemen to Fat Reduction Camp

Overweight Police officers in Thailand are currently undergoing a weight-loss training at a camp as part of a nation-wide program aptly called “Belly Destruction”. After the success of a two-week pilot program, police stations in Thailand have begun sending their fattest officers to the Central Police Training Center in the city of Pak Chong, to take part in an intense physical activity designed to adjust the size of their bellies. Each station will periodically send two to three overweight policemen to the centre, where they will work out, ride bicycles and adopt a healthy, protein-rich diet to shed as much extra weight as possible. The Belly Destruction program started gaining attention after photos of overweight police officers taking part in the daily exercise routine went...
2face Shows Support For Yahoo Boys
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2face Shows Support For Yahoo Boys

A fan had advised 2face to advice Yahoo boys to stop scamming people and get involved in Forex Trading but the Singer refused but instead stylishly encouraged yahoo boys to continue.
Dencia Blasts Footballer Leon Balogun And His Parents After He Encouraged Blacks To Love Their Skin And Stay Away From Blac Chyna’s Cream
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Dencia Blasts Footballer Leon Balogun And His Parents After He Encouraged Blacks To Love Their Skin And Stay Away From Blac Chyna’s Cream

Dencia has launched an attack on German-Nigerian footballer Leon Balogun after he condemned her skin lightening cream and spoke against false beauty ideals. Leon advised people to love their melanin and wear their skin like a crown. He went on to ask them not to support Blac Chyna and Dencia's Whitenicious face cream. In response, Dencia dragged Leon's parents and also his career. She even went as far as dragging all athletes and calling them slaves who are sold to the highest bidder. See screenshots below.

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