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BBNaija: Apologise to Queen for flirting with Boma – Liquorose tells Angel
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BBNaija: Apologise to Queen for flirting with Boma – Liquorose tells Angel

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Liquorose on Saturday told Angel to apologise to Queen for disrespecting her. According to her, Angel’s flirting with Boma when she knew Queen liked him was wrong and disrespectful. Nini agreed with her, saying Angel is smart and one of the most strategic housemates in this house. This did not go down well with Angel who flared up, insisting that she cannot apologise to Queen for flirting with Boma. Angel said: “Why would I apologise to Queen for that? It was not anything serious between I and Boma. Liquorose likes to say some shit around the house.” Angel also took offense at Pere who described her as being strategic in the house. Recall that Boma and Angel shared kisses and spent several nights together while Queen openl...
Joshua eyes 25th Career Win against Usyk
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Joshua eyes 25th Career Win against Usyk

Joshua has recorded 24 wins and a loss in 25 bouts since he turned professional in 2013. That loss came in the form of a massive upset when Andy Ruiz Jr. claimed an against-all-odds victory at Madison Square Garden in New York in 2019. Incidentally, the fight against Usyk will be Joshua’s third fight on English soil in the last three years after his wins over Alexander Povetkin at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in 2018 and Wladimir Klitschko. Usyk will be the second Ukrainian boxer, Joshua will be hoping to defeat after he technically knocked out Klitschko at the Wembley Stadium in London, England in 2017. The 34-year-old Ukrainian on his part has won all his 18 professional fights and Joshua will be the third British fighter that Usyk will face after beating Tony Bellew...
Anthony Joshua weighs in 19lbs heavier than Oleksandr Usyk ahead of their heavyweight title fight tomorrow
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Anthony Joshua weighs in 19lbs heavier than Oleksandr Usyk ahead of their heavyweight title fight tomorrow

Anthony Joshua has weighed in 19lbs heavier than Oleksandr Usyk ahead of their heavyweight  bout tomorrow night, September 25. The British-Nigerian boxer came in at 240lbs for the defence of his WBO, IBF and WBO straps, the same weight he carried for his fight against Kubrat Pulev in December.  Usyk, the former undisputed world cruiserweight champion, weighed in at a career high 221.25lbs. That is an increase on the 199.5lbs from his debut at heavyweight and the 217lbs for his triumph over Derek Chisora. Speaking to Sky Sports, the Watford-born titan hinted at what his game-plan may entail, and plans to outmuscle Usyk. 'I can out-box him, of course I can,' Joshua said. 'And I can out-strength him. 'You have to have a bit of aggre...
De Gea rates Man Utd’s chances of winning EPL, Champions League after new signings
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De Gea rates Man Utd’s chances of winning EPL, Champions League after new signings

Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea, has expressed confidence that the club can fight for the English Premier League and Champions League titles this season after signing Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho. Man United spent in excess of £130 million on Ronaldo, Varane and Sancho before the summer transfer deadline. The Red Devils last won silverware [Europa League title] in May 2017 under their former manager, Jose Mourinho. Speaking ahead of Man United’s Premier League clash with Aston Villa on Saturday, De Gea told Sky Sports, “We signed good players [in the summer] and we already had a good squad. “We are there at the top of the league fighting for every game, of course, it’s hard, it’s the best league in the world. “Every game is di...
MMA fighter Lucas Gabriel Peres  dies from head injury after falling ill following bout
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MMA fighter Lucas Gabriel Peres dies from head injury after falling ill following bout

A Brazilian MMA fighter has tragically passed away at the age of 22 following a fight earlier this month. Lucas Gabriel Peres, an amateur fighter from the Midwestern city of Peabiru, fought in a K-1 competition in Maringa on September 11, and was hospitalised following his bout. After his match-up, Peres complained of headaches and after arriving home with family, he was taken to a hospital in Campo Mourão. While at the hospital, his condition reportedly deteriorated to the point where he was sent to the Metropolitan Hospital of Sarandi, where he was pronounced dead on Saturday, September 18. The organisers of the event have not commented on Peres' passing but are reportedly in contact with his family. A report investigating further into the causes of his death is being pr...
“I’m a woman with a d**k and I’m not ashamed of it” Crossdresser James Brown makes U-turn
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“I’m a woman with a d**k and I’m not ashamed of it” Crossdresser James Brown makes U-turn

James Brown has referred to himself as a woman. The crossdresser, who said earlier this year during a fight with Bobrisky that he's a man and crossdressing was just a moneymaking venture, made a U-turn as he referred to himself as a woman in an Instagram post. He wrote: "I'm a woman with a d**k & I'm not ashamed of it, instead I became a princess with it."
Anthony Joshua promises dream bout with Fury will happen
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Anthony Joshua promises dream bout with Fury will happen

Anthony Joshua says the mouthwatering heavyweight boxing bout with fellow Briton Tyson Fury will happen preferably in Britain before he hangs up his gloves. Between them, the two boxers currently hold all the major versions of the heavyweight world title. Talks of a unification ‘superfight’, which went on for months, appeared to be on the brink of ending in an agreement earlier this year only for a United States arbitrator to rule Fury had to fight Deontay Wilder for a third time. As a result Fury, having previously drawn with and then stopped Wilder, is set to make the maiden defence of his World Boxing Council (WBC) belt against the American in Las Vegas next month. Joshua is set to face World Boxing Organization (WBO) mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk in London nex...
Tuchel names three strongest teams aside Chelsea
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Tuchel names three strongest teams aside Chelsea

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named the teams he feels are the strongest in the Premier League. The German tactician listed them as Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool. Tuchel revealed this while speaking about Harry Kane’s failed move to City this summer. “We are not afraid of nobody. We accept any team — Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool. They are the teams strong like no others in this league. “They have strong, strong squads. These other guys with whom you want to compete, it is normal they fight for the best players,” Tuchel said. Chelsea travels to Tottenham Hotspur in the league this Sunday, aiming to keep their top spot on the table.
‘Anthony Joshua’s fought no-one in their prime’ – Tyson Fury tears into AJ’s heavyweight record
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‘Anthony Joshua’s fought no-one in their prime’ – Tyson Fury tears into AJ’s heavyweight record

Tyson Fury has rubbished Anthony Joshua's heavyweight record, stating that he has never fought one opponent during the prime of their career. The Gypsy King was due to meet Joshua in an undisputed clash this year, before an arbitrator ruled that he had to face Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight. Joshua is also set to fight former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. Throughout his career, Joshua has picked up big victories over the likes of Wladimir Klitschko, Alexander Povetkin, Kubrat Pulev, and Joseph Parker. During an interview with former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, Fury was asked why boxing misses out on big fights such as the Gypsy King against Joshua. Fury said on Neville's The Overlap show:...
BBNaija: Female housemates want Emmanuel for themselves – Whitemoney warns Liquorose
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BBNaija: Female housemates want Emmanuel for themselves – Whitemoney warns Liquorose

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Whitemoney has told Liquorose that female housemates were wishing they could be in a relationship with Emmanuel. Whitemoney gave Liquorose the hint on Wednesday while advising her on the relationship with Emmanuel. Emmanuel and Liquorose are not on talking terms, following Big Brother’s secret task to the female housemate to pick a fight with her love interest before the next diary session. Big Brother had promised to reward Liquorose with 200 BB token if she successfully carries out the task. Whitemoney, advising Liquorose told her to just enjoy every moment with Emmanuel and not think too much about if his feelings are genuine or not. “So many ladies want to have sex with Emmanuel but he has tried to avoid it a...
I need to fight Tyson Fury, we Need it for Boxing’ – Anthony Joshua
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I need to fight Tyson Fury, we Need it for Boxing’ – Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua has vowed to fight Tyson Fury before he retires because it's a clash every boxing fan wants to see. The WBO, WBA (Super), and IBF champion takes on Oleksandr Usyk later this month at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and is hopeful he would fight Fury next. "Do I need Tyson Fury on my record? I need it," Joshua tells Steve Bunce on the 5 Live Boxing podcast. "Fight good fighters and they bring out the best of you." Talks over an undisputed between the British pair collapsed during the summer, but Joshua says a showdown with Fury is hugely important to him. "We need it for boxing," he adds. "Training camp is hard. To get better is very difficult in boxing. To fight Tyson Fury is a big challenge. "I'm going to put that pressure on myself to actually get better. B...
Connor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly fight on the red carpet at the MTV VMAs
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Connor McGregor and Machine Gun Kelly fight on the red carpet at the MTV VMAs

Connor McGregor got into a fight with Machine Gun Kelly on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards, Both men were at Barclays Center on Sunday night, September 12, for the award event when they got into a physical confrontation right before the event began. The fight begins with Conor in the pink suit mouthing off to MGK before lunging at the rocker. But people quickly step in to separate them. The reason for the fight is not clear at the moment. Below are more photos and a video of the fight. Swipe for the videos.
Stop Praying for Nigeria – Seun Kuti
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Stop Praying for Nigeria – Seun Kuti

Singer Seun Kuti has asked Pastors and Imam to stop asking their congregants to pray for Nigeria. According to the singer, clerics should start telling their congregants to fight for the country instead. He backed this up by pointing out that Pastors who underperformed in their churches, were sacked and not prayed for. Kuti added that girls who accused Pastors of raping them weren't prayed for, including men who accused Pastors of sleeping with their wives. He concluded by stating that Nigerians should fight for the country. He wrote; Switch up the sermon! I mean when some Pastors in some churches weren’t performing, we didn’t pray for them, we sacked them ( fought) from office. When some girls say some pastors raped them we didn’t pray for them na. When one man say one pasto...
Man allegedly breaks wife’s ribs while trying to forcefully circumcise her using pliers
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Man allegedly breaks wife’s ribs while trying to forcefully circumcise her using pliers

A 54-year-old man has been accused of breaking his 45-year-old wife's ribs while trying to forcefully circumcise her using pliers. The incident occurred on Tuesday September 7 in Mombasa, Kenya and it was learnt that the couple have lived together for 26 years. The woman who disclosed that she broke her ribs while struggling to prevent her husband from circumcising her, said they had a fight shortly after he arrived home around 5 pm and found her outside the house with other neighbours. Around 8pm, she alleged that the man dragged her inside the house and beat her to an extent that she fainted. The distraught woman said her husband then undressed her and inserted pliers into her private parts to circumcise her, without prior notice. She told K24 Digital;    “He has b...
Prince Andrew Finally Served Court Papers but his Lawyer says the papers weren’t properly Served as they Plan to Boycott Court Hearing
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Prince Andrew Finally Served Court Papers but his Lawyer says the papers weren’t properly Served as they Plan to Boycott Court Hearing

Prince Andrew has finally been served legal papers over a rape and sexual assault case. Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Roberts, now Virginia Giuffre, filed a civil case in New York on August 9, claiming Prince Andrew sexually abused her aged 17. However, Prince Andrew is said to have avoided attempts by US lawyers to serve him the court papers. Cesar Augusto Sepulveda, who was employed to personally serve Andrew with court papers relating to the US action, recorded how he first went to Royal Lodge, Andrew’s Windsor mansion, on August 12 and was met by Metropolitan Police officers guarding the gate who told him they "could not raise anyone in charge". They said they had been "instructed not to allow anyone attending there for the purpose of serving court process on the gr...
BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m
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BMW Tupac was riding in when he was shot put up for sale for nearly $2m

The BMW car which Tupac Shakur was riding in before being shot in 1996, has been put up for sale for nearly $2m. The superstar rapper was in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 with Suge Knight and their entourage, to watch a Mike Tyson fight. However after they were stopped at a red light after the bout, suspects in a white vehicle opened fire. Shakur was hit four times, including one bullet that struck him in his lung. Six days later, it was announced that Tupac had passed away. The car which has been restored to its original condition, now has an asking price of $1.7m. Potential buyers can view the car for themselves at Celebrity Cars Las Vegas showroom and, coincidentally, TMZ reported that it isn't far from where the 1996 shooting took place. Back in 2017, this vehicle was...
Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Accused of being “Scared” to Fight rival Evander Holyfield
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Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Accused of being “Scared” to Fight rival Evander Holyfield

Boxing legend, Mike Tyson has been accused of being "scared" to fight rival Evander Holyfield Triller's co-founder Ryan Kavanaugh revealed that Mike Tyson turned down a "massive payday" for a fight with Evander Holyfield over fear of being knocked out. Holyfield is making a return to the ring this weekend to fight former UFC star, Vitor Belfor The 58-year-old stepped up on a week's notice to replace fellow boxing great Oscar De La Hoya after he contracted Covid-19. Tyson and Holyfield have fought twice before. In 1996 Holyfield defeated Tyson by TKO and their rematch in 1997 saw Tyson disqualified for infamously biting a chunk out of Holyfield's ear. And Kavanaugh said that he reached out to Tyson about a fight with Holyfield. "We have an offer out to Mike," Kavanaugh told ...
BBNaija: You didn’t act your age, you provoked Angel – Cross chides Boma
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BBNaija: You didn’t act your age, you provoked Angel – Cross chides Boma

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Cross has knocked Boma for having a fight with Angel. Recall that Boma and Angel got into a heated argument after the former accused the latter of disclosing his secret with other housemates. This led to a shouting match as housemates threw insults at each other. Cross, speaking to Boma after the fight, chastised him for acting that way and provoking Angel. He told Boma that he could have acted his age by handling the situation better. According to him, Boma provoked Angel and made her shout at him. Cross said: “I saw Angel after the fight writing letter to her ex-boyfriend, She was joking but you took it aggressively “You provoked her, you started everything. Bro honestly you know you’re older than her. “I know because...
Police to recruit 20,000 people very soon – IGP
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Police to recruit 20,000 people very soon – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has said that the Nigeria Police in its bid to ensure community safety, will soon commence recruitment of not fewer than 20,000 officers across the 774 local government areas of the federation very soon. He stated this on Thursday during a one-day working visit to Katsina State. IGP Alkali also disclosed that recruitment for community policing will go on simultaneously though without salary payment for the who are expected to be citizens who are already gainfully employed but they will be exposed to rigorous police duty training. He made the disclosure while paying a courtesy call to Governor Aminu Bello Masari at the state government house on Thursday. The IG further disclosed that from the support they are enjoying fro...
Pastor Adeboye reveals what he told one of his daughters who got married one year after she complained that no man was coming to her
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Pastor Adeboye reveals what he told one of his daughters who got married one year after she complained that no man was coming to her

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A  Adeboye has shared the story of how one of his daughters who was known for always 'too serious', got married one year after cautioning her to smile more often. While delivering a sermon in his church on Sunday, August 29, the clergyman while harping on the importance of laughter, said the young lady had come to him to complain that no man had asked her out. The 79-year-old clergyman said he told her that if he was also single, he wouldn't have come close to her as she was always looking like someone who just had a fight. He said immediately she started learning to laugh always, she got married one year later. ''When I became General Overseer, the teachings around then were that as a true Christian y...
Two female students of Accra Technical University allegedly fight over a man
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Two female students of Accra Technical University allegedly fight over a man

Two female students of Accra Technical University have been spotted in a viral video, allegedly fight over a man. Ghbase reported that the two female students found out they were dating the same man and felt cheated on who crossed who, they then engaged in a nasty brawl. Reports suggest that the said man is known in the vicinity for the extravagant lifestyle of which the two ladies were beneficiaries without the knowledge of the other. Watch the video below...........
Undefeated Boxing World Champion Jermall Charlo arrested for allegedly Stealing Money from bar waitress
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Undefeated Boxing World Champion Jermall Charlo arrested for allegedly Stealing Money from bar waitress

American professional boxer, Jermall Charlo has been arrested, with police alleging that he stole cash from a waitress after an incident in a San Antonio bar. Jermall Charlo who has held the WBC middleweight title since 2019 and previously held the IBF light middleweight title from 2015 to 2017, allegedly stole on Wednesday, August 25, the night before his twin brother, Jermell Charlo's world title fight against Brian Castano. According to local authorities, Jermall was with a large party of other patrons when a waitress gave the group their bill at the end of the evening. Police claim Jermall then had his debit card declined multiple times and when the waitress asked if he had another form of payment, he reacted in a bad way Police say CCTV footage shows Jermall was "upset a...
You have to step up the fight against IPOB – IGP charges Delta state police officers
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You have to step up the fight against IPOB – IGP charges Delta state police officers

The Inspector-General of Police,  Usman Alkali, has urged police officers in Delta state to step up the fight against the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Alkali, speaking on Monday, August 23, in Asaba during his visit to the state police, said the socio-cultural complexity of Delta made it prone to crime. "In fighting crime, you may be trying your best, but your best is not good enough because anything that happens in Anambra will affect Delta, especially Asaba. "You have to step up the fight, that is why you must prepare to deal with any criminality, especially the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). "Brace up to the challenge posed by IPOB because it is a proscribed organisation and you have to treat them as such," he said. The IGP assured the state com...
‘I May not Return to Ring’, says Pacquiao after Ugas Defeat
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‘I May not Return to Ring’, says Pacquiao after Ugas Defeat

Manny Pacquiao plans to take his time before deciding on his future but admitted on Saturday he may not return to the ring after his upset defeat to Yordenis Ugas. The 42-year-old Filipino boxing superstar indicated he now planned to turn his attention to his political career in the Philippines in the wake of a unanimous points defeat to Ugas. “In the future you may not see Manny Pacquiao fight in the ring,” Pacquiao said. “I don’t know. “I’ve done a lot for boxing and boxing has done a lot for me. I look forward to spending time with my family and thinking about my future in boxing.” If Saturday’s loss was Pacquiao’s final fight, it marks the end of a glittering 26-year professional career that has already ensured the Filipino will go down as one of the all-time greats...
Tammy Abraham makes promise after joining Roma from Chelsea
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Tammy Abraham makes promise after joining Roma from Chelsea

New AS Roma signing, Tammy Abraham, has made a promise after joining the club from Chelsea. The England international said he wants to help Roma to fight for titles, trophies and get the club to the level where they should be. Abraham was officially unveiled as a Roma player on Tuesday after completing a €40 million transfer to Jose Mourinho’s side. The 23-year-old signed a five-year contract with Roma that runs until 30 June 2026. He will wear the number 9 shirt at Roma. “You can sense when a club really wants you and Roma made their interest clear immediately,” Abraham said at his unveiling on Tuesday. “Roma is a club that deserves to be fighting for titles and trophies. I have had the experience of winning major trophies and I want to be in those compet...
#BBNaija: Whitemoney and Pere Clash after Game Night
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#BBNaija: Whitemoney and Pere Clash after Game Night

Big Brother Naija housemates, Whitemoney and Pere had a fight after a game last night. It all started after Cross introduced a game called “Whisper” to the house. This involved a housemate whispering something about another housemate to someone and you can’t tell the person involved about the question. When Angel was selected and she whispered something about Pere to Emmanuel, Pere claimed he thought it was Whitemoney and he walked back after the game and asked what was said. Pere who moved towards Whitemoney who was lying down, was heard saying “what did you ask Bro, tell me to my face". Pere also moved his belt but claimed he did that because it was tight on his waist after the housemates interpreted it as him trying to start a physical fight. Whitemoney on his own part s...
I will Join Barcelona’s Champions League rivals – Messi
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I will Join Barcelona’s Champions League rivals – Messi

Lionel Messi has said he will have no qualms about joining Barcelona’s rivals as he eyes another Champions League title. In his final press conference as a Barca player on Sunday, Messi vowed he will “fight to win everything” for his next club. The 34-year-old admitted that a move to Paris Saint-Germain is “a possibility” and outlined his intention to win a fifth Champions League title, even if it means beating Barcelona. When asked if he would have qualms about joining one of the Blaugrana’s rivals, Messi responded: “People know me, they know I am competitive. “I want to keep winning. In my last years, I want to fight for titles.” Messi then said he would “fight to win everything” wherever he ends up this summer and sent his congratulations to fo...
Burna Boy and Mr 2Kay bury the Hatchet, 4 years after Fight in Lagos
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Burna Boy and Mr 2Kay bury the Hatchet, 4 years after Fight in Lagos

Singers Burna Boy and Mr 2Kay have buried the hatchet, 4 years after a fight they had in Lagos. Recall that in 2017, Burna Boy was detained and charged to court  after Mr 2Kay was assaulted and robbed. However in a new video shared online, the duo were seen hugging as a song off Burna Boy's Twice as Tall album was playing in the background. Watch the video below.........
Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s wrestler Adekuoroye Loses by Fall after 8-2 lead
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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s wrestler Adekuoroye Loses by Fall after 8-2 lead

Nigeria medal hopeful in wrestling Odunayo Adekuoroye has lost her 57kg weight category fight in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Adekuoroye was defeated by fall by Anastasia Nichita of Moldova in a swift turn of events. She was leading 8-2 before Nichita won through pin in the round of 16. If Nichita reaches the final, Adekuoroye may have an opportunity to vie for a bronze medal through the repechage. In wrestling, a pin (or fall) is when you put your opponent on his/her back with any part of both shoulders or both shoulder blades of your opponent in contact with the mat for two seconds. When you pin your opponent, the match is over and you are the winner.
7 Dead as Okada Riders Clash over Levy in Ogun State
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7 Dead as Okada Riders Clash over Levy in Ogun State

7 people are feared to have died on Tuesday, August 3, after a fight broke out between some Hausa and Yoruba motorcycle riders in Ogun State. The violence started between the Okada riders and the union leaders. Union leaders had increased the ticket fee from N600 to N800 and okada riders operating at the Factory junction at Ibese, Yewa North Local Government Area, objected to the hike. This quickly degenerated into an ethnic crisis between the Hausas and the Yorubas in the area. The Ogun State Police Command confirmed the incident on Tuesday, August 3. Speaking, the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that he could not confirm the number of casualties at the moment. Oyeyemi said, “The issue is currently under control. It was a minor struggle that h...
Lagos State government Denies claims it reduced NYSC doctors’ Salaries rom N75,000 to 15k
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Lagos State government Denies claims it reduced NYSC doctors’ Salaries rom N75,000 to 15k

The Lagos State Government has denied claims it issued directives to reduce the monthly payment of National Youths Service Corps, (NYSC) doctors from N75,000 to N15,000, effective July 2021. According to the State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, such claims are 'false and misleading' Ponle speaking on Sunday, August 1 said: “Lagos State Government has noted the decision of the National Association of Residents Doctors (NARD) to call out doctors on a strike from Monday, 2nd August 2, 2021. “The decision followed the directive of its National Executive Committee meeting held in Umuahia on 30th July, 2021 “The communique cited, among other grievances, a purported directive from the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Speci...
Bolanle (Pepper Dem) speaks for the first time after her husband sent her packing less than 6 months after their wedding
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Bolanle (Pepper Dem) speaks for the first time after her husband sent her packing less than 6 months after their wedding

Bolanle has reacted for the first time after her husband Lincon sent her out of their matrimonial home and called her names on social media. The mum-of-one took to her Instagram Stories to share a post that reads: "All this lies just to proof to the world that you are good man. My God will fight for me." Her comment comes after her estranged husband, Abiodun Lincon,  released a statement to address the crisis in their marriage . Bolanle and Lincon got married in February in a ceremony attended by celebrities. Singer Zlatan performed at the wedding. They welcomed a son weeks after. Their son is now two months old.
UFC star, Conor McGregor buys £2.6m Lamborghini yacht after Dustin Poirier Defeat
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UFC star, Conor McGregor buys £2.6m Lamborghini yacht after Dustin Poirier Defeat

UFC star, Conor McGregor has splashed £2.6million on a Lamborghini yacht days after his defeat to Dustin Poirier. The Irishman lost his trilogy fight against his rival when the fight was stopped after McGregor broke his leg in the first round. Although, UFC president Dana White is talking up a potential fourth bout. After breaking his leg, McGregor will need at least a year to recover before even thinking about returning to the Octagon. In his latest Instagram post to his 41m followers, McGregor posted a picture of his newest yacht. He captioned the post: "My Lamborghini yacht is ready.” Speaking before his recent loss to Poirier, the 33-year-old said: “Obviously, with financial freedom, I can acquire the best of the best regarding condition and strength training. "I...
Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Details of fight date, venue, TV confirmed
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: Details of fight date, venue, TV confirmed

  British boxer, Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation heavyweight titles against Ukrainian fighter, Oleksandr Usyk. The fight will take place in London at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. Joshua’s promoter made the announcement on Tuesday. Recall that Joshua was set to fight fellow compatriot Tyson Fury in a unification bout in Saudi Arabia in August. But that fight was ruined when a United States arbitrator ruled the World Boxing Council champion must defend his title against Deontay Wilder. The fight will be broadcast on Sky Sports Box Office. Reacting to the upcoming fight, Joshua said, “The date is set and we are fully locked in. “I put it all on the li...
Yerry Mina opens up on fight with Messi during Copa America
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Yerry Mina opens up on fight with Messi during Copa America

  Everton defender, Yerry Mina, has opened up on fight with Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, during Copa America 2021. Mina and Messi were involved in a few heated moments during the Copa America semi-final between Colombia and Argentina earlier this month. The fight culminated with Messi having the last laugh as he mocked Mina after he missed a penalty in the shootout. “Why don’t you dance now?” Messi shouted from the halfway line after Mina missed his penalty kick, in what went viral on social media. Reacting to the development, Mina, a former club teammate with Messi, said he does not hold personal grudges against the 34-year-old. “What happened with Leo [during Copa America] is something that can happen at any moment, this is football,” Mina said at an event ...
Daddy Freeze and Samklef reconcile 3 years after fighting dirty on Social Media over Religion as Samklef says he can finally see Clearly that Freeze was Right
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Daddy Freeze and Samklef reconcile 3 years after fighting dirty on Social Media over Religion as Samklef says he can finally see Clearly that Freeze was Right

Daddy Freeze and Samklef have reconciled 3 years after they mercilessly dragged and blocked each other on social media. Recall that for months in 2018, Samklef and Daddy Freeze kept going back and forth, dragging each other, as they disagreed over religion. Their fight began when Freeze criticized a report about the healing of a mentally challenged man at an RCCG church. Samklef, slammed Freeze, telling him that his criticism of the church is getting boring. The exchange heated up with Freeze telling Samklef his career is dead. Samklef hit back, calling Freeze a "fake ass oyinbo" and Freeze's followers "mumu Satan followers". Samklef also called Freeze a "fool" and a "poor guy with a fake watch". Freeze called him "the dolt with the brains of a colt" and said he neede...
Derby County vs Man United: Solskjaer confirms plans for Lingard after 2-1 win
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Derby County vs Man United: Solskjaer confirms plans for Lingard after 2-1 win

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed his plans for winger, Jesse Lingard, following his side’s pre-season friendly 2-1 victory against Derby County on Sunday. Solskjaer said Lingard, who went on loan at West Ham United last season, is in his plans for next season, following his impressive display against Derby County. Lingard shone in Man United’s friendly against Derby at Pride Park Stadium, hitting the crossbar in the second half. Goals from Tahith Chong and Facundo Pellistri gave Solskjaer’s side the win against Derby. “He [Jesse Lingar] came seven or eight days later than the rest, but he’s a naturally fit boy. He’s a man, he played with a few boys, but he’s one of the men! Jesse has come back, been bright, he wants to fight for his place and t...
Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy Fight Rearranged for October 9
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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder trilogy Fight Rearranged for October 9

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder’s heavyweight trilogy bout has been postponed after the Briton contracted Covid-19. The rivals were set to clash for the third time in Las Vegas on 24 July, with the first fight having ended as a split draw in December 2018 before Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round in February 2020. WBC champion Fury had agreed on a deal to take on compatriot Anthony Joshua this summer, but an arbitrator ruled in May that the ‘Gypsy King’ was contractually obliged to face Wilder once more by September. Fury’s third fight against his American rival will now be held on October 9 Fury said: “I want nothing more than to smash the ‘Big Dosser’ on 24 July, but I guess the beating will have to wait. Make no mistake, I will be back and better than ever. We will f...
Pregnant Vera Sidika shares photos from her all-white gender reveal party. 
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Pregnant Vera Sidika shares photos from her all-white gender reveal party. 

Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika and her musician boyfriend, Brown Mauzo are expecting a baby girl. The couple recently held an all-white gender reveal party, where they revealed the gender of the child. The glamorous event was attended by their friends and family. In one post, the proud mother-to-be wrote: "Letter to my Unborn Daughter. I believe that God sent you into my life to give me something to fight for, to show me there is love in this world, to give me hope and bring me joy, all the proof in God I need is in you. You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete."  See full photos below. 
COVID-19: Fury, Wilder fight not postponed, says promoter
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COVID-19: Fury, Wilder fight not postponed, says promoter

Tyson Fury’s promoters Top Rank have rejected a report claiming the trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder has been postponed. ESPN reported that a Covid outbreak in Fury’s camp means the fight must be pushed back from its July 24 date. A statement from Top Rank to Sky Sports said: “We continue to monitor the health status of Tyson and his team and the status of the event has not changed to date.” Fury has promised to deliver a swift victory over America’s Wilder in the fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. He handed Wilder a brutal beating in seven one-sided rounds in their second fight in February 2020. Their first fight, in December 2018, ended in a controversial split-decision draw in which Fury was knocked down twice. Fury had been preparing for a money-spinning un...
Tyson Fury says he might not fight Anthony Joshua next after Deontay Wilder fight; names six possible heavyweight challengers
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Tyson Fury says he might not fight Anthony Joshua next after Deontay Wilder fight; names six possible heavyweight challengers

WBC Heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury has revealed that he might not fight Anthony Joshua immediately after fighting Deontay Wilder later this month. The ‘Gypsy King’ will face Deontay Wilder for a third time on July 24,  and fans are hoping to see him meet Anthony Joshua soon after but Fury says the fight might not be easily put back together after negotiations fell through in May following Wilder’s arbitration victory. Joshua’s team have spent the past month negotiating with Oleksandr Usyk and that fight is now planned for September 25. Fury says he might not fight Joshua this year because there is a two-month difference between his fight and Joshua's fight, and he intends to fight twice this year. Speaking to talkSPORT’s Gareth A Davies, Fury said: “One thing I will s...
Chidinma Ojukwu narrates how she killed SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga
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Chidinma Ojukwu narrates how she killed SuperTV CEO, Usifo Ataga

Chidinma Ojukwu, the University of Lagos student who was arrested for killing SuperTV CEO Usifo Ataga, has narrated how she carried out the act. In an interview with an NTA News correspondent, Chidinma revealed that they met at a party through Usifo’s friend who was dating her friend. According to her, it was also the first time they slept together. The UNILAG student who disclosed that they were both high when they got into a fight at the shortlet apartment they lodged, said she tied his hands while he was sleeping and stabbed him repeatedly before stealing his money “which was what she wanted”. She also disclosed that she fled with some of his items because she felt there will be a manhunt for her. When asked why she never asked Usifo for money before stealing and also kill...
TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, apologizes for actor Jide Kosoko’s threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry (video)
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TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, apologizes for actor Jide Kosoko’s threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry (video)

TAMPAN president, Mr Latin, has tendered an apology for actor Jide Kosoko's threat to frustrate Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi Blessing Sunday out of the movie industry. Recall that last weekend, the leadership of the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, held a press conference where it addressed the activities of both actresses, accusing them of using social media to fight some of their colleagues. While addressing the press, Mr Kosoko vowed that the association will work against Nkechi. ''Nkechi Blessing has been suspended. She is not our member. I make bold to tell you this, we will work against her in this industry.'' he said Many Nigerians found his statement distasteful. Following the backlash, Mr Latin who is the president of the associ...
Euro 2020: Benzema breaks silence on France’s elimination
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Euro 2020: Benzema breaks silence on France’s elimination

France striker, Karim Benzema, has finally reacted to his country’s elimination from Euro 2020. France was knocked out of the European Championship on Monday by Switzerland. Didier Deschamps’s side was defeated 5-4 on penalties in Bucharest after Kylian Mbappe saw his spot-kick saved by goalkeeper Yann Sommer following a 3-3 draw after 120 minutes. Reacting, Benzema, in a post via his Instagram account, said: “Sad and disappointed after yesterday’s match. The disappointment is immense, I would have liked to continue to make you vibrate for a long time. Thank you for your unwavering support since the start of this Euro. “Thank you for the strength you have given me daily. “Nothing is ever easy, we continue to fight to prepare for the future and come back even stronger.”...
‘I’m going to run you over with a train’ – Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury ahead of July trilogy fight
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‘I’m going to run you over with a train’ – Deontay Wilder tells Tyson Fury ahead of July trilogy fight

Former WBC champion, Deontay Wilder has warned current WBC champion, Tyson Fury ahead of their third fight in Las Vegas on July 24.   Wilder, an Alabama native, will attempt to avenge his stoppage loss to Fury when the heavyweight rivals share the ring and Wilder has threatened Fury.   Tyson Fury said the third fight against Deontay Wilder will finish even quicker than his emphatic win last time around.   At this month's pre-match press conference, Fury had told Wilder that he would build his weight up to 300lbs to 'run him over like I'm an 18-wheeler.' But Wilder has posted his response on social media after appearing to lift a 310lb weight that would be bigger than Fury's envisioned weight. "I'm going be a train," said Wilder. "You say a semi-tr...
Anthony Joshua makes Prediction for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3
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Anthony Joshua makes Prediction for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3

Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has made his prediction for Tyson Fury's third clash with Deontay Wilder coming up next month. Anthony Joshua was closing in on an undisputed showdown with Fury last month, only for Wilder to win an arbitration case and force Fury to fight him for the third time. Joshua who is the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion, will also face Oleksandr Usyk in UK. Joshua though wants to fight Fury after his next fight and has now predicted a win for Fury against Wilder. Joshua told White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “I’ve gotta defend my titles. “I’m gonna be training alongside Ben [Whittaker] and the GB Team, preparing for my championship fight while these guys prepare for the Olympics. “I’m gonna win because I have to, I’ve got no ...
Anthony Joshua Could Fight Joe Joyce in Nigeria
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Anthony Joshua Could Fight Joe Joyce in Nigeria

Joe Joyce’s manager, Sam Jones, has said that the boxer could fight Anthony Joshua in Nigeria. Joyce could become the mandatory challenger to heavyweight king Joshua and enforce a world title fight. On July 24, the undefeated Joyce will face Carlos Takam, while Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO titles against Oleksandr Usyk in September. There is a possibility Joe and Joshua could fight in Nigeria. “They are both of Nigerian descent, so that could be huge. “If AJ needs a dance partner in Nigeria, look no further. That fight would be something very, very special,” Jones told Sky Sports.
My Fight with Tyson Fury has to happen. It’s bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts – Anthony Joshua
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My Fight with Tyson Fury has to happen. It’s bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts – Anthony Joshua

Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has stated that he must fight Tyson Fury no matter what happens in his next fight. A court arbitration in the US ruled that Fury must fight Deontay Wilder causing the collapse of the fight between Fury and Joshua. Fury and Wilder will now clash on July 24 in Las Vegas in a third WBC heavyweight title fight while Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA and WBO gold against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk in late September at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. According to Joshua who is the WBO, IBO and IBF champion, Tyson's team is to blame for their proposed fight breaking down but insists thr world title clash 'has to happen' in the future because it is "bigger than boxing, bigger than the belts". Joshua told Sky Sports News "U...
Euro 2020: You’ve to Know how to suffer – Cristiano Ronaldo eacts to Portugal’s victory
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Euro 2020: You’ve to Know how to suffer – Cristiano Ronaldo eacts to Portugal’s victory

  Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reacted to his side’s Euro 2020 3-0 victory against Hungary on Tuesday night. Ronaldo took his Euro goal-tally to 11 after scoring a brace against Hungary at the Ferenc Puskás Stadium. Reacting, the Juventus forward, in a post via his Instagram account after the game, said, ‘you have to know how to suffer, fight until the end and always believe with all your strength.’ The 36-year-old also promised to give more joy to the Portuguese who have supported the national team. Ronaldo wrote, “You have to know how to suffer, fight until the end and always believe with all your strength. “There are no easy opponents, no games won at the start. The European Championship is a stage of luxury, where only the best of the best are pre...

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