Tuesday, January 18

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It’s no longer in my hands – Top Premier League boss speaks on being sacked
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It’s no longer in my hands – Top Premier League boss speaks on being sacked

One of the most experienced managers in the English top-flight, Rafa Benitez, has said his future as Everton boss is no longer in his hands. Norwich entered the Premier League survival hopes with a 2-1 victory over Everton on Saturday heaping more pressure on Benitez. Michael Keane’s own goal in the 16th minute and Adam Idah’s strike two minutes later got Norwich ahead while Recharlison came off the bench to score a consolidation goal for the visitors. The Toffees boss is now under pressure following the latest setback with Everton, having won just one of 13 league games. Asked if he is fearful of being sacked given Everton’s record under majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri when it comes to hiring and firing, Benitez told Sky Sports, “I’m a professional and I have enough exp...
Top Premier League manager laments after he’s asked to get out of club
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Top Premier League manager laments after he’s asked to get out of club

One of the most experienced managers in the English Premier League, Rafael Benitez has lamented the manner he is being treated by fans of the club. A banner was raised by the away fans during Everton’s FA Cup third round against Hull City on Saturday, telling the Spaniard to get out of the club. Benitez also received ‘sacked in the morning’ chants from Hull supporters, and Everton fans applauded in agreement as their side needed extra-time to narrowly beat the Championship strugglers 3-2. Despite this, the former Liverpool boss insisted he is not worried for his future at Goodison Park. Benitez told ITV, “No. What I said before – the problems that you try to fix are coming from a time ago. “I have experience to do it. I will try to do my best. If some fans understand that,...
I struggled with promiscuity and pornography many years ago – Singer Banky W
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I struggled with promiscuity and pornography many years ago – Singer Banky W

Singer, Banky W, has opened up about his struggles with promiscuity and pornography many years ago. Banky W who is also a pastor and politician now, opened up during an interview with The Visibility Lunch Hour recently. While stressing on the importance of a relationship with God in a person's life, Banky said ... “I have been fortunate to be able to do what I love for a living, for a long time. I am grateful for the small success we have experienced in music, in film, in media, in entertainment and in other ventures, food, a bit of real estate. But there is what I like to call a God-shaped void inside every man and until you start to fill that void with God, you will find that you will come up short regardless of what success you have or how successful or happy you may seem in the e...
Appeal court staff locked out for resuming late
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Appeal court staff locked out for resuming late

A chaotic scene was experienced at the Court of Appeal in Abuja today December 30, as staff were barred from accessing the court premises with their vehicles. The Nation reported that the security personnel at the entrance said they were directed by the court’s President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, to lock the entrance gate to prevent staff who report to work late from accessing the court premises with their vehicles. Some directors were among those affected by the directive. They were forced to park their vehicles on the court’s main entrance gate, up to the main road leading to the Federal Secretariat and the Force headquarters, thereby affecting normal traffic flow. Policemen have also been drafted to the scene to help control traffic and secure the vehicles.  Justice Don...
Xhaka Issues Strong Warning to Arsenal Teammates after Win over West Ham
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Xhaka Issues Strong Warning to Arsenal Teammates after Win over West Ham

Arsenal midfielder, Granit Xhaka has warned his teammates against losing focus on the target of finishing in the top four of the Premier League. The Switzerland International said they must be more streetwise away from home if there is any chance of them securing their target. Arsenal swatted aside West Ham at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday thanks to second-half goals from Gabriel Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe. The Gunners leapfrogged West Ham in the league table to move into the final Champions League qualifying spot for the first time this season. Arsenal’s form on the road could undermine their target of returning to Europe’s elite club competition with recent defeats at Everton, Manchester United and Liverpool. “We are looking much much better at hom...
Gerrard should celebrate ‘like a crazy devil’ against Liverpool – Klopp
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Gerrard should celebrate ‘like a crazy devil’ against Liverpool – Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said Steven Gerrard should celebrate “like a crazy devil” if Aston Villa score against them on Saturday. Gerrard returns to Anfield for the first as manager and will be in the away dugout. It will be an emotional return for the former England midfielder and Klopp has urged him not to hold back. “Stevie is an experienced coach and manager and knows exactly how to approach games. “When you go somewhere it is easier to be very competitive. I could handle it, Stevie will handle it. “He’s a great guy and he will come here and want to win the football game and after I shake hands we will go full throttle. “I remember when we scored for Dortmund at Mainz, I forgot all about my story at Mainz and celebrated like a crazy devil. He [Gerrard] i...
Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, breaks down in tears as he celebrates 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years
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Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, breaks down in tears as he celebrates 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years

Human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, is a happy man today November 30, as he celebrates the 5th anniversary of being acquitted by the court after he was wrongfully imprisoned for four years. Harrison, who is the only surviving child of his parents, was arrested in June 2011 by his former boss who falsely accused him of robbery. He was arraigned in court for 'conspiracy, unlawful possession of fire arms and armed robbery". He was moved from Ogwashi Uku prison, SARS office Ikeja, A division Asaba, State CID Asaba, and Ikoyi prison. On November 30, 2015, he was discharged and acquitted after the court called for the complainant to come forward with evidence and none was provided. ''At 11:45am, 30-11-2015, The wardens unlocked the leg chain led me ...
Jamie Carragher mocks Rio Ferdinand after Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal
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Jamie Carragher mocks Rio Ferdinand after Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has told Manchester United to give the vacant permanent job position to caretaker manager, Michael Carrick. The former Premier League star also mocked United legend, Rio Ferdinand’s memorable ‘Ole’s at the wheel’ outburst. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked on Sunday and Carrick was placed as the caretaker manager as the club’s hierarchy search for a more experienced gaffer. Carrick led United to a 2-0 win against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday night. When United knocked PSG out of the Champions League in March 2019, Rio Ferdinand called on the club to give Solskjaer the United job immediately when he was standing in on an interim basis. He had said, “…Let him sign the contract. Ole’s at the wheel, man. Man United are back!” An...
Cristiano Ronaldo worried about Man United players after Solskjaer’s sack
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Cristiano Ronaldo worried about Man United players after Solskjaer’s sack

Manchester United superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly worried that the squad want things ‘too easy.’ The Telegraph reports that the former Juventus star is also concerned about the club’s drop in standards currently being experienced since his return to Old Trafford. Despite signing Ronaldo from Juventus, Raphael Varane from Real Madrid and Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could not achieve anything and was sacked on Sunday morning following series of poor results. The 36-year-old Ronaldo is one of the few United players that has performed to an acceptable standard so far this term. He had also urged his team-mates to stick by Solskjaer in recent weeks, despite the club’s results. The Telegraph report that Ronaldo is concerned by the lack of...
Activist shares photo of the man accused of defiling his neighbour’s 6-month-old daughter
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Activist shares photo of the man accused of defiling his neighbour’s 6-month-old daughter

Victor Dickson, the man accused of defiling his neighbour's 6-month-old daughter, has been pictured. Yolanda George-David, who is trying to get justice for the child after her parents dropped the case due to lack of funds, shared a photo of the suspect. She revealed the survivor experiences pain when she pees and also when she's placed in a sitting position. Recall that earlier, George-David alleged that the suspect's pastor, while pleading on the suspect's behalf, said the survivor's parents should be thankful that the rape didn't happen when she's older.
Paul Pogba might never play for Man.United again with the club not ready to renew his deal
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Paul Pogba might never play for Man.United again with the club not ready to renew his deal

Paul Pogna could have played his last game for Manchester United The club’s £89million record signing is expected to be sidelined for up to two months after injuring his right thigh in training with France on Monday November 8. That would take the World Cup winner into January when he can begin talking to other clubs about a move in the summer when his United deal ends. Discussions over a new contract at Old Trafford have been completely shelved as United’s hierarchy are fed up of the circus that surrounds him, particularly with his agent Mino Raiola. According to UK Sun, the Manchester United board are happy to let the 28-year-old midfielder’s contract expire, leave him out of the team if necessary, and allow him to go as a free agent. Pogba limped out of Les Bleus’ train...
Solskjaer singles out four Man Utd players after 3-0 win at Tottenham
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Solskjaer singles out four Man Utd players after 3-0 win at Tottenham

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has hailed David de Gea, Raphael Varane, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes, following their 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Solskjaer watched on as goals from Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani and Marcus Rashord, took off some pressure from him. The result sees United climb up to sixth place on the Premier League table with 17 points. Solskjaer told BBC Sport: “Of course when you come off the pitch winning 3-0, keeping the ball away from our goal – David de Gea didn’t have a save to make – that’s pleasing. In football sometimes it goes for us and sometimes against us. “We worked on this week. The boys were brilliant, they took it on board. “Raphael Varane is a top player. He reads the game well. He’s quick and so experie...
NBA YoungBoy to stay on 24-hour lockdown and can’t have overnight guests while out on Bond
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NBA YoungBoy to stay on 24-hour lockdown and can’t have overnight guests while out on Bond

NBA YoungBoy has been subjected to a 24-hour lockdown at his Utah residence, where he will be under house arrest until his trial. Federal Judge Shelly D. Dick set the conditions for YoungBoy’s release ahead of the trial on Wednesday, with the rapper not allowed to have any overnight visitors. While he can't have more than three visitors in his home at a time, all visitors must be approved by a judge. The order, which was obtained by The Shade Room, also says that the NBA YoungBoy will be subject to electronic location monitoring. The NBA YoungBoy on Monday issued a $ 500,000 bail in Baton Rouge, where he was arrested in September 2020 on two federal charges, including possession of a firearm by a criminal. A federal arrest warrant was issued for the young rapper, and he wa...
Thomas Müller reacts to Bayern Munich’s 5-0 loss to Mönchengladbach, exempts one player
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Thomas Müller reacts to Bayern Munich’s 5-0 loss to Mönchengladbach, exempts one player

Bayern Munich star, Thomas Müller, has reacted to his side’s German Cup 5-0 defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach on Wednesday. Müller also exempted goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, adding that the rest of Bayern Munich players did not perform well against Mönchengladbach. Bayern Munich suffered their biggest loss in 43 years against Mönchengladbach, following a goal from Kouadio Kone and two braces each from Ramy Bensebaini and Breel Embolo. Reacting to the development, Müller said at his post-match press conference, “We never got to the point where our Bayern engine kicked in. “We can only apologise to the fans and apologise to Gladbach. With the exception of Neuer, it was a catastrophic performance from us. “I haven’t experienced anything like that before. It’s difficult to wrap y...
EL Clasico: Barcelona reacts as fans attack Koeman after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid
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EL Clasico: Barcelona reacts as fans attack Koeman after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid

Barcelona have condemned the ‘violent’ attack on their manager, Ronald Koeman, following their LaLiga El Clasico 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Sunday. A group of angry Barcelona fans surrounded Koeman’s car, as he drove away from the Nou Camp after their defeat to Real Madrid. Koeman’s men lost to Real Madrid at home following goals from David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez as Sergio Aguero’s late goal was not enough. Reacting to the development, Barcelona, in a tweet via their Twitter handle, said they would implement measures to ensure “such unfortunate events do not happen again”. Barcelona tweeted, “FC Barcelona publicly condemns the violent and disdainful acts that our manager experienced when leaving the Camp Nou. “The Club will take security and disciplinary measures so tha...
Ronaldinho opens up on too much partying, friendship with Messi, Neymar
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Ronaldinho opens up on too much partying, friendship with Messi, Neymar

Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, has opened up on too much partying during his football career. Ronaldinho also opened up on his friendship with Paris Saint-Germain forwards, Lionel Messi and Neymar. Asked whether he thinks he would have achieved more in his career if he had not partied so much, Ronaldinho told Le Parisien, “No! I’m completely happy with everything that’s happened to me. “God gave me a lot. I’m lucky to have experienced very happy moments, so I would not change a thing.” He added, “They [Messi and Neymar] are friends. “We play together. This isn’t a story about idolatry, or fandom. It’s a story of friendship, and I would even say that they are very good friends. Whenever I have the opportunity to be with them, I take it, because it’s a very special moment.” ...
Young men under 30 who receive the Moderna COVID-19 jab are more likely to develop rare heart inflammation, CDC reveals
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Young men under 30 who receive the Moderna COVID-19 jab are more likely to develop rare heart inflammation, CDC reveals

Young men who receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are at higher risk of developing a rare case of heart inflammation than those who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to researchers Researchers on Thursday October 21, revealed the data at a meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) advisory committee to discuss approval of booster doses for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shot. 2A CDC official presented data that showed young men under the age of 30 who receive the Moderna vaccine have experienced a slight uptick in myocarditis and pericarditis cases. This is the first data that shows an increased risk in one of the vaccines when compared to the other. However, officials stand by the safety of the vaccine, and still recommend it for...
Don’t allow extremists to take over the country – Sultan of Sokoto tells security agencies and political leaders
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Don’t allow extremists to take over the country – Sultan of Sokoto tells security agencies and political leaders

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has asked security agencies and political leaders not to allow extremists take over any section of the country. In his speech at the 2nd National Education Summit of the Nigerian Army holding in Sokoto, the monarch noted that those who practice the two major religion in the country, turn it upside down to suit them because they have not been properly guided on what should be the teachings. Abubakar said; “We should and we must not allow extremists to take over any section of the country and we must do so by challenging them educationally and security wise. "The monarch said the summit was coming at the right time because of so many challenges in the country." The Sultan of Sokoto also averred that part of the problem experien...
It’s not enough that you slept with someone’s wife, you were also broadcasting it – Daddy Freeze calls out Kpokpogri after leaked audio recording in which he allegedly talked about his sexcapades with Jane Mena (video)
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It’s not enough that you slept with someone’s wife, you were also broadcasting it – Daddy Freeze calls out Kpokpogri after leaked audio recording in which he allegedly talked about his sexcapades with Jane Mena (video)

Media personality, Daddy Freeze has reacted to the leaked audio recording in which Delta-born politician, Prince Kpokpogri allegedly talked about his sexcapades with dancer, Jane Mena. Recall that in the leaked audio recording, Kpokpogri could be heard telling actress Merit Gold that he has slept with ''Jane'' several times and that she is very good in bed. Kpokpogri who spoke in pidgin English also hinted that he and Jane dated for long and each time he thinks of her, he gets an erection. He said he and Jane have had ''dirty sex'' and that Jane mentioned to him that she has not experienced such with her husband in the nine years they've been together. Reacting to this, Daddy Freeze stated that the Delta-born politician will not make heaven and does not need a radio because he i...
Raducanu  falls to defeat in first match since US Open triumph
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Raducanu falls to defeat in first match since US Open triumph

Emma Raducanu was given a reality check as she stumbled to defeat in her first match since winning the US Open last month, falling 6-2 6-4 to Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round of Indian Wells on Friday. It has been 27 days since the 18-year-old stunned the world to become the queen of New York in a fairytale story, but she could not reproduce that level in the Californian desert, going down to the Belarussian world No 100. Raducanu was given the headline slot in the Friday night evening session, but she could not live up to her billing as the super attacking style that served her so well at the US Open proved her downfall early on, and then she squandered a lead in the second set as Sasnovich won four games in a row to seal victory. Had it not been for that incredible wi...
Paris hotel where Messi is staying raided by masked robbers
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Paris hotel where Messi is staying raided by masked robbers

The hotel where Lionel Messi and his family are staying in Paris has been raided by a gang of masked raiders. The robbers made away with a lot of cash and jewellery from four rooms inside Le Royal Monceau. They are believed to have gained unlawful entry by scaling down the sides of the building from the roof. CCTV footage captured two masked men entering through an unlocked balcony door on the sixth floor, just one level above where Messi is staying. Messi only moved into the five-star hotel in August, after completing his move from Barcelona as a free agent. The 34-year-old’s suite costs a eyewatering £17,000 per night. A police source told The Sun: “There has clearly been a very serious security breach and it’s being investigated. There is evidence to suggest an exper...
Nick Cannon reveals he’s taking a break from having more children after his therapist suggested celibacy following the birth of 7th child
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Nick Cannon reveals he’s taking a break from having more children after his therapist suggested celibacy following the birth of 7th child

Nick Cannon has revealed is taking a break from having more kids after his therapist suggested he tried celibacy following the birth of his 7th child. The American actor, who is set to launch his eponymous daytime talk show, spoke to Entertainment Tonight about recently welcoming new babies to his family over the past year, mentioning that his therapist suggested he be celibate. "I'm not sitting out here planning it. My therapist says I should be celibate," Cannon, 40, told the outlet, adding in jest, "Okay, give me a break bus. I'm [gonna] take a break from having kids." Cannon continued, "I come from a big family, I have several siblings, [and] being raised in an unorthodox family by my grandparents at times, I've experienced such a wide range of upbringing that I have such a ...
Why David Luiz did not join Real Madrid after leaving Arsenal
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Why David Luiz did not join Real Madrid after leaving Arsenal

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti, was keen to bring David Luiz to the club this summer, but the club never tabled an offer for the player, Globo reports. Ancelotti is believed to have made contact with Luiz, who he worked together with at Chelsea. The 34-year-old became a free agent this summer, having seen his contract with Arsenal expire at the end of June. However, he has now returned to his native Brazil to sign with Flamengo, putting pen to paper on a 15-month contract. It ended Luiz’s 15-year playing career in Europe. But things would have been different if Madrid presented an offer for the experienced centre back. The LaLiga giants allowed captain Sergio Ramos leave this summer, while Raphael Varane signed for Manchester United. David Alaba arrived at the ...
Man Utd vs Newcastle: I will put pressure on Solskjaer – Ronaldo
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Man Utd vs Newcastle: I will put pressure on Solskjaer – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he will put pressure on Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to start him against Newcastle. The 36-year-old has a chance to make his second debut for United at Old Trafford on Saturday. “Of course, I will be nervous on Saturday, but I’m more mature, more experienced. “I will be prepared. I’m going to put pressure on Ole now, to be in the starting eleven! I’m ready to go,” Ronaldo told MUTV. On people who are concerned about his ability to deliver in the Premier League again, Ronaldo added: “People speak about my age but they should understand – and they know – that I’m different, I’m different to the rest of the people. “I show off all the time, year by year, and this year will be the same, I know it 100 percent.”...
Sexy Yemi Alade teases Kano fans as Noah Dallaji Legacy Basketball Tournament hosts Northern Conference finals
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Sexy Yemi Alade teases Kano fans as Noah Dallaji Legacy Basketball Tournament hosts Northern Conference finals

The Aminu Kano Stadium hosted, perhaps, the biggest sports party Kano city may ever have experienced last Sunday. The crowd was wowed with the roll call of artistes - Yemi Alade, Peter Okoye, Rekaado Banks, Di’ja, home boy Sani Danja and other local performers who would ever cherish sharing the stage with the top stars. On the anchor were celebrity comedian, AY, and star dancer, Kaffy. In the A-list of attendants  were ex-international sports icons like Tijani Babangida, Garba Lawal, Emmanuel Babayaro and more. Also in the house was Nollywood fine guy, Francis Duru, who co-ordinated from the sides. It wasnt on a Kano Pillars’ game. It was at the finals of the Noah Dallaji Legacy U-17 Basketball Tournament for youths in the Northern conference, a programme of the Noah Dalla...
Two senior players absent from Arsenal training ahead of Chelsea clash
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Two senior players absent from Arsenal training ahead of Chelsea clash

Two senior Arsenal players, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, were absent from the club’s training session on Wednesday ahead of their Premier League derby with Chelsea on Sunday. Aubameyang and Lacazette featured prominently for Arsenal throughout pre-season but were ruled out of the Gunners’ 2-0 defeat against Brentford last Friday due to illness. Brentford defeated Arsenal at home in the absence of their most experienced forwards, with Premier League debutant Folarin Balogun struggling to make an impact during the encounter. Asked to clarify why Aubameyang and Lacazette didn’t feature against Brentford, Arteta only gave a brief explanation, saying: “They feel unwell, that is all I can say “It is [a big miss], but in the world that we are living in, I think...
‘I was married for close to six years. Now I am divorced”- BBNaija housemate, Boma, reveals
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‘I was married for close to six years. Now I am divorced”- BBNaija housemate, Boma, reveals

BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' housemate, Boma, this afternoon revealed that he was married for close to six years and is currently divorced. Boma revealed this during his diary session with Big Brother where he was talking about the day's task. They have been asked to do a presentation that borders on financial management in marriage and the issues that could arise when couples run joint accounts. While speaking on his readiness for the task, Boma said ''I am personalizing the task as someone that has been married. I was married. I think my experience here would play a part. I have been married for close to six years but I am currently divorced and this topic was one of the reasons why I was also divorced. So preparing for this was very personal. We are following all the rules in ...
“Pastors Entertain their Guest Ministers with Beautiful Ladies after Preaching” – Houston-based Nigerian pastor, Shola Adeoye, alleges
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“Pastors Entertain their Guest Ministers with Beautiful Ladies after Preaching” – Houston-based Nigerian pastor, Shola Adeoye, alleges

  A US-based Nigerian pastor has claimed that some pastors entertain guest ministers by giving them beautiful women after they're done preaching. Dr Shola Adeoye, the founder of Lighthouse Church,  wrote on Instagram: "Do you know Pastors entertain their guest ministers with beautiful ladies after preaching? "Don't be shocked; I have experienced it many times. The Church is in deep trouble. We need a transformation.  May God help us." He added in the caption: "Not all Pastors ooo. Some ni oo."
Only National Convention can remove Secondus – Senator Seriake
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Only National Convention can remove Secondus – Senator Seriake

Former Governor of Bayelsa state and senator representing Bayelsa West in the Senate, Seriake Dickson has said that only a National Convention can remove embattled Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. Speaking after a PDP House of Representatives Caucus called for Secondus' resignation, Dickson stated that the “illegal” National Working Committee meeting and that of the party’s caucus in the House of Representatives, including a protest at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday August 9, are all part of the plot to contrive a needless crisis in the PDP in order to set up a caretaker committee, which is illegal. Insisting that there is no crisis in the party, the lawmaker said what is happening is only a contrived media crisis orchestrated and fund...
Boris and Carrie Johnson announce they are Expecting second child
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Boris and Carrie Johnson announce they are Expecting second child

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and wife Carrie Johnson are expecting a second child. Carrie announced the news on Instagram today, July 31, while also revealing that she suffered a miscarriage months ago. She said that she was expecting to give birth to the new child in December. Carrie wrote on Instagram: "At the beginning of the year, I had a miscarriage which left me heartbroken. "I feel incredibly blessed to be pregnant again but I've also felt like a bag of nerves. "Fertility issues can be really hard for many people, particularly when on platforms like Instagram it can look like everything is only ever going well. "I found it a real comfort to hear from people who had also experienced loss so I hope that in some very small way sharing this might help others too...
Ole Gunners Solskjaer signs new Contract
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Ole Gunners Solskjaer signs new Contract

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new contract at Manchester United that will see him at the club until at least 2024, with an option for a further year. Ed Woodward, Executive Vice-Chairman, said: “Ole and his staff have worked tirelessly putting the foundations in place for long-term success on the pitch. “The results of that have become increasingly visible over the past two seasons and we are all looking forward to seeing this exciting team develop further in the years ahead. “What is especially pleasing is the way this progress has been achieved with a blend of young, homegrown talent and top-class recruits, playing attacking football in the best traditions of Manchester United. We are more confident than ever that, under Ole’s leadership, we are heading in the right...
How Ronaldinho Paused Stamford Bridge – Ex-Chelsea star, Joe Cole
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How Ronaldinho Paused Stamford Bridge – Ex-Chelsea star, Joe Cole

  Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole, has revealed that Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, literally paused Stamford Bridge by scoring a 27th-minute penalty against the Blues during the 2005 Champions League last-16 second-leg tie. Cole said this while revealing the best game he’s ever played during his career. According to him, Chelsea’s 2005 encounter with Barcelona was the game that had everything, including Ronaldinho smashing up a fridge in the tunnel. Recall that Barcelona had defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Camp Nou in the first leg, but the Blues won the Catalan club 4-2 at Stamford Bridge to qualify for the last-8 on 5-4 aggregate. “I have never experienced this…, but when Ronaldinho scored that goal, I have never seen a stadium… he like paused the stadium, it was unbelievab...
Tuchel Gives up on Haaland, Ready to Sign Lewandowski
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Tuchel Gives up on Haaland, Ready to Sign Lewandowski

  Chelsea are giving up in their bid to sign Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland, according to the UK Sun. The Blues will instead turn their attention to Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski. Thomas Tuchel is desperate to bring in a prolific new number nine this summer and had made Haaland his top target. But Dortmund would only listen to an offer of around £175 million for the Norway international. That has forced Chelsea to return to the drawing board and revive their interest in Lewandowski. The Poland international enjoyed a stunning campaign last season, breaking Gerd Muller’s long-standing record by scoring 41 times. Despite turning 33 next month, Tuchel now regards the experienced frontman as “his best option” in a difficult transfer market and coul...
Falcons star Ohale joins Alaves till 2023
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Falcons star Ohale joins Alaves till 2023

Super Falcons defender Osinachi Ohale has joined newly promoted Primera Iberdrola side Deportivo Alavés Gloriosas on a two-year deal. The Falcons defensive stalwart, who spent the last six months with Madrid Ladies, was unveiled by the club on their website and on their social media handles on Wednesday. “Deportivo Alavés and Osinachi Ohale have reached an agreement whereby the Nigerian defender becomes a new Albiazul player for the next two seasons. Ohale stands out for her physical power. In addition, she has great strength in defence, being an expeditious player on the court and with the ball out in the first meters of the field,” the club said. The highly experienced defender has also played in Sweden, Italy, USA and Spain In a short video posted on Instagram by the club, Ohale s...
Italy vs England: You’re fortunate Saka’s penalty was saved – Rio Ferdinand to Jorginho
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Italy vs England: You’re fortunate Saka’s penalty was saved – Rio Ferdinand to Jorginho

  Former England and Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said that Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho was fortunate that goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma saved Bukayo Saka’s spot kick during England’s defeat to Italy. Ferdinand said this while trying to establish the fact that anyone can miss spot kicks no matter how experienced they are and the techniques they employ. Jorginho, who is a super penalty taker for club and country, missed the chance to give Italy the trophy earlier on during the shootout and was relieved to see Saka miss his decisive spot kick for England. Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford also missed their penalties and Ferdinand, a Manchester United legend, believes that style does not really matter. “You can miss in any style,” Ferdinand told BBC. ...
It was my fault – Southgate reacts to England’s penalty shootout defeat to Italy
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It was my fault – Southgate reacts to England’s penalty shootout defeat to Italy

  England manager, Gareth Southgate has taken responsibility for their Euro 2021 final defeat to Italy on Sunday. Southgate insisted after the game “it was my fault”, as he defended the three players who missed during the decisive shootout. The two sides could not be separated after 120 minutes of action, after Leonardo Bonucci cancelled out Luke Shaw’s early opener. Andrea Belotti and Jorginho saw their kicks saved by Jordan Pickford, while Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all missed for England. Southgate has experienced his own penalty, having missed the crucial spot kick in the Euro ’96 semi-final against Germany at the same stadium. He moved to console Saka immediately after the shootout and was keen to protect the youngster from any blame as he...
Writer narrates how Unilag lecturers allegedly frustrated her because her project topic was about sexual harassment
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Writer narrates how Unilag lecturers allegedly frustrated her because her project topic was about sexual harassment

All  writer who had her  convocationyesterday, July 6, took to Instagram to claim that she was frustrated by Unilag lecturers because her project topic was on sexual harassment.   She explained that she experienced sexual harassment from a lecturer who then made her get a carryover in his course because she wouldn't give in to his demands.   For her final year project, she decided to do a project on the MeToo movement and sexual harassment.   She said this was after the BBC Sex For Grade exposé that saw a lecturer of the institution propositioning a prospective student for sex on camera.   She explained that because of her topic, her supervisor frustrated her. She said that she was also frus...
Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump
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Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump

The US government under Joe Biden has ordered a halt on federal executions that were resumed in 2020 under the Trump administration after a 17-year hiatus. The Trump administration carried out 13 federal executions during the former president's final months in office, before the Trump the last execution occured 17 years ago during the Bush Administration. However President Joe Biden, who appointed Merrick Garland, the US government's attorney general, has paused the executions while Garland also ordered a review of the rules around the death penalty Garland also ordered officials to review the drugs administered during lethal injection amid reports that prisoners may have experienced severe pain while dying. In issuing the moratorium, Attorney General Garland cited the ...
England vs Germany: Two key players to watch out for
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England vs Germany: Two key players to watch out for

  England will on Tuesday tackle Germany in the Euro 2020 round of 16 tie at Wembley Stadium. DAILY POST reports that the Three Lions topped Group D with 7 points, while Germany finished second in Group F with 4 points. England are yet to hit their stride at Euro 2020. Gareth Southgate’s side secured victories against Croatia and Czech Republic in their Group D fixtures. Meanwhile, Germany have also experienced a mixed campaign so far at the Euro 2020. The Die Mannschaft found themselves on the verge of elimination from the Group of death. DAILY POST reports that Joachim Löw’s side came back to secure a 2-2 draw against Hungary in their final Group F tie last week. Germany has a minor advantage over England as far as the head-to-head record is concerned. Lö...
Poverty: ”Insurgents Offered as Low as between 5,000 and 10,000 Naira to recruit some spies and Smugglers of Weapons”- Governor Zulum
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Poverty: ”Insurgents Offered as Low as between 5,000 and 10,000 Naira to recruit some spies and Smugglers of Weapons”- Governor Zulum

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has emphasized the need to continue to fight poverty in the country. According to him, the insurgents who have subjected the state to years of hardship and turmoil have recruited some residents into their fold by offering as low as N5000 or N10, 000 to them. The governor said this while delivering an address to mark 2021 democracy day and second-year anniversary of his government. “From records, we have experienced instances when insurgents offered as low as between 5,000 and 10,000 Naira to recruit some spies and smugglers of weapons. We needed to ensure that our good citizens had the support they needed, and they aare not exposed to potential attractions for the incentives of insurgents. There was the risk that insurgents could,...
Kenyan Man who allegedly Killed his Wife Arrested while Fleeing to Tanzania
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Kenyan Man who allegedly Killed his Wife Arrested while Fleeing to Tanzania

A 35-year-old Kenyan man who allegedly murdered his wife early this year has been arrested by detectives. The suspect, Hamatton Ismael Karisa alias Ismael Charo Mumba, was arrested on Tuesday, June 8 as he tried to cross to Tanzania, via the Lunga Lunga border point. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation in a statement said that the suspect is alleged to have hacked his wife to death using a machete. "In a murder most foul, the 35-year-old suspect is believed to have hacked his wife using a machete, killing her on the spot. The couple had experienced a troubled marriage and the deceased Nehema George Karisa, had gone back to her parents home in Bamba," the statement reads. "However, on this fateful day, the deceased’s estranged husband walked into her parents’ compound,...
Euro 2020 will be Cristiano Ronaldo’s last – Mourinho
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Euro 2020 will be Cristiano Ronaldo’s last – Mourinho

  AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has insisted that the 2020 Euro will be Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo’s last in the tournament for his country. Mourinho explained that Ronaldo, 36, is not a kid anymore after becoming a European champion in 2016. According to him, the Juventus forward is going to do everything possible to win the Euro 2020 with Portugal. The Euro 2020 will kick-off on June 11 – 11 July, 2021. Portugal are in Group F alongside Germany, Hungary and France. “Of course, Cristiano Ronaldo is not a kid anymore and this is probably his last Euros [Euro 2020],” Mourinho told The Sun. “After becoming a European champion, I believe he’s going to try everything to succeed for the last time.” Mourinho added, “Fernando Santos is the right guy in the r...
Ancelotti Explains Why he Returned to Real Madrid
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Ancelotti Explains Why he Returned to Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti has penned an emotional farewell letter to Everton players and fans, after he returned to Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Italian only spent 18 months at Goodison Park, after joining from Napoli. The 61-year-old will now return to the Santiago Bernabeu for a second stint with “the team that was always in my heart”. Ancelotti tweeted from his personal Twitter account: “I would like to thank Everton FC, my players and the supporters for giving me the opportunity to manage this fantastic and historical club. “I decided to leave as I have a new challenge with a team that was always in my heart, Real Madrid. “I leave taking with me all the amazing moments we have experienced together and wish the Club and fans all the best.”
Chelsea Coach, Tuchel Sets new target
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Chelsea Coach, Tuchel Sets new target

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has set a new target ahead of next season. Tuchel said he wants to win the ‘next title’ with Chelsea in the 2021/22 season, adding that he doesn’t want to rest. The German-led Chelsea to win the 2020/21 Champions League title on Saturday, beating Premier League champions Manchester City 1-0 in the final in Porto. Speaking on his new target, Tuchel was quoted by Chelsea’s website as saying on Monday, “It’s about the next one. “I experienced it on a lower level when I won my first title in professional football and it was even a nice feeling that it did not do too much to me. When we won the cup with Dortmund, I did not arrive at the next training with less hunger, with less desire or with less ambition. “Of course, now is the time to celebr...
Champions League final: Tuchel Confirms Double injury Boost for Chelsea
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Champions League final: Tuchel Confirms Double injury Boost for Chelsea

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed that both Edouard Mendy and N’Golo Kante, are fit to play in the Champions League final against Manchester City. The two players joined full training on Wednesday, before the squad flew out to Portugal ahead of Saturday’s clash. Neither Mendy nor Kante has since experienced any setbacks and Tuchel reported a clean bill of health on Friday. “No injuries and I hope it stays like this until after the training today – Edouard Mendy and N’Golo Kante are fit,” he said. Mendy suffered a rib issue after colliding with the post during their 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa and was replaced by Kepa Arrizabalaga at half time. Kante missed the game at Villa Park as a precautionary measure.
Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos Reacts to Spain’s 2020 Euro snub
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Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos Reacts to Spain’s 2020 Euro snub

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has reacted to the 2020 Euro 24-man squad released by coach Luis Enrique on Monday. RUSHHOURSPORT reports that Ramos was left out of Spain’s 2020 Euro squad. The Euro 2020 will start on June 11-11 July 2021. Reacting, Ramos said he was hurt after he was snubbed by Enrique. The defender also wished his teammates the best of luck at the tournament. “I wish all my teammates the best of luck and I hope we have a great Euro Cup. I will cheer as one more from home,” Ramos wrote on Twitter. “After a few fucked-up months and an atypical season that is different from what I have experienced in my entire career, the Eurocup also joins. “After a tough few months and a strange season unlike anything I have experi...
”This is Victory for Everyone”- Baba Ijesha’s Lawyer Speaks on how he was Granted Bail, accuses the police and Ministry of Justice of Brutalizing the Actor’s Rights
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”This is Victory for Everyone”- Baba Ijesha’s Lawyer Speaks on how he was Granted Bail, accuses the police and Ministry of Justice of Brutalizing the Actor’s Rights

Adesina Ademola Ogunlana, counsel to embattled actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has thrown more light into how the actor accused of defiling the 14-year-old foster daughter of comedienne, Princess, was granted bail by a Magistrate. In a video posted online, Ogunlana said ; ''Our client that has been in detention for more than 30 days has been granted bail at the facility of his detention. The magistrate that granted him bail is Chief Magistrate Toyin of the Lagos state Judiciary. The Chief Magistrate in partnership with the Ministry of Justice in partnership with a private organization, Police Decongestion Scheme led by a former chairman of the NBA in Ikorodu, Bayo Akinlade, visited Panti and under the decongestion scheme, visited that facility and met Ba...
JAMB Shifts 2021 UTME Dates as it Extends Registration Dates by two weeks
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JAMB Shifts 2021 UTME Dates as it Extends Registration Dates by two weeks

The 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) has extended registration for its annual Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination by two weeks. The UTME is also now expected to hold from June 19 to July 3. It was initially to hold between June 5 and 19. The UTME is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective undergraduates in Nigeria. The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), Prof Is-haq Oloyede announced this at an ongoing press conference in Abuja today May 15. The registrar also announced an extension registration for the examination by two weeks. The registration exercise will now end on May 29. Professor Oloyede on Friday, May 14, gave a hint that the examination would be postponed. The registrar hinged the decision ...

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