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Newly Re-elected Chad President, Idriss Deby Killed in Fight with Rebels
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Newly Re-elected Chad President, Idriss Deby Killed in Fight with Rebels

Chad’s newly re-elected President Idriss Deby has died of injuries suffered on the frontline while fighting rebels in the north of the Sahel country. The country's army spokesperson, General Azem Bermandoa Agouna made the announcement hours after electoral officials declared 68-year-old Deby as winner of the April 11 presidential election, paving the way for him to stay in power for six more years after a 30-year rule. Deby had postponed his victory speech to supporters and instead went to visit Chadian soldiers battling rebels, according to his campaign manager. The rebel group Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT), which is based across the northern frontier with Libya had attacked a border post on election day and then advanced hundreds of kilometres south. General Az...
I’m not Gay – Actor, Uche Maduagwu makes dramatic U-turn on his sexuality after; claims his ‘girlfriend’ has dumped him and he’s missing out on movie roles
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I’m not Gay – Actor, Uche Maduagwu makes dramatic U-turn on his sexuality after; claims his ‘girlfriend’ has dumped him and he’s missing out on movie roles

Nigerian actor, Uche Maduagwu, has made a dramatic U-turn on his sexuality three months after coming out as gay. In a new post he shared on Instagram, the actor said he's lost movie roles and endorsements after he initially disclosed he was gay. Uche also claimed that he has been dumped by his girlfriend despite her ''being aware that he was only fighting for LGBT right in Nigeria.'' He wrote: "Dear fas I am not Gay. I lost move roles, endorsement, and my girlfriend fighting for LGBT right in Nigeria. "Omg, even my girlfriend left me despite knowing I was fighting for LGBT right in Naija but I no regret using my celebrity status to fighting for this beautiful community, he added.
”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East
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”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has asked troops fighting the insurgents in the North East not to be afraid of bullets and that they should be more daring in their fight against insurgents. Speaking during a morale-boosting visit to the troops in Maiduguri, Borno state over the weekend, Magashi, a retired Brig.-Gen. said what should be on the minds of the troops while battling insurgents should be to secure the country. “You should not be afraid of the bullet because it can even meet you in the house if it means you dying by it. But if you are not meant to die by the bullet, it will never kill you even at the heart of a war.” The minister assured them of the government’s readiness to improve on their welfare.  
Sir Alex Ferguson ‘Lambasted’ me over Red Card – Solskjaer
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Sir Alex Ferguson ‘Lambasted’ me over Red Card – Solskjaer

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has recalled when Sir Alex Ferguson, “absolutely lambasted,” him, after he got sent off during a game against Newcastle back in 1998. United were fighting for the Premier League title with eventual champions Arsenal and every point mattered as the campaign neared its conclusion. Newcastle had come to Old Trafford and were on course for a draw, while United threw bodies forward in search of a goal. It was then, in the 89th minute, that the visitors broke away with Rob Lee charging down on Raymond van de Gouw’s goal with a clear chance to win the game, until Solskjaer’s timely intervention to scythe down his opponent and ensure his team avoided defeat. Solskjaer was promptly shown a straight red card, but had salvaged...
Ajagba Maintains Unbeaten Streak With 3rd Round Knockout Win
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Ajagba Maintains Unbeaten Streak With 3rd Round Knockout Win

Rising heavyweight contender Efe Ajagba made a statement in an emphatic 3rd round knockout of Brian Howard on Saturday evening in front of a sold-out crowd at Osage Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Boxing Scene reports. Ajagba was fighting for the second time since signing with Top Rank, which was also accompanied by a switch in trainer from Ronnie Shields to Kay Koroma in the greater Houston area. The 2016 Rio Olympics star was measured in the opening round, walking down Howard who was fighting with a heavy heart as he was forced to bury his passing mother earlier in the week. Action was steady through two rounds before Ajagba punched for the highlight reel in round three when a right hand caught Howard clean on the chin, sending him sprawling to the canvas in forcing an immediate ...
Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid
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Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid

  Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has insisted they can still win the LaLiga title this season, despite a 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday. Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos gave Los Blancos the lead, before Mingueza pulled one back for Koeman’s men. Barca were denied a late penalty, as Real clinched the maximum points in the title race. The result saw Zinedine Zidane’s men go top with 66 points, ahead of rivals Atletico Madrid. Barcelona remain third with 65 points with eight matches left. “I am [still] really optimistic,” Koeman said of Barca’s title hopes. “We’ve shown that we are fighting. We have lost to a rival also fighting for the league, but there are [eight] games to go and every match for the top three will be tough.”
Bobrisky Sends Condolence Message to Toyin Lawani on the Passing of her Father
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Bobrisky Sends Condolence Message to Toyin Lawani on the Passing of her Father

Nigerian Cross dresser, Bobrisky via his Instagram page sent a heartfelt condolence message to his former boss, Toyin Lawani, on the passing of her father. Toyin recently lost her father and he was buried on Thursday, April 8. Bobrisky and Toyin have never hidden their dislike for each other as they have on numerous occasions dragged themselves mercilessly online. However, on hearing about the passing of her father, Bobrisky took to his IG page to send her a condolence message. He however pointed out that the condolence message doesn't mean that they have stopped fighting. See his post below    
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
I Regret Fighting Olamide At The Headies 2015 – Don Jazzy
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I Regret Fighting Olamide At The Headies 2015 – Don Jazzy

Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy has disclosed that he regrets having a feud with Olamide back in 2015 over a speech he made after collecting an award. Speaking to Ebuka in an interview, Don Jazzy revealed that he regrets that incident even though he didn’t mean any harm with what he said. According to him, he would have collected his award and leave the stage without saying anything if the host hadn’t called him right after Olamide’s outburst on stage. Adding that he asking Olamide to come for the award if that’s what he needs was his way of saying he doesn’t want any wahala and settle for peace but then it was taken out of context. https://youtu.be/W5PeJO8R-a0
Tinubu Hails Ganduje For Fighting Corruption
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Tinubu Hails Ganduje For Fighting Corruption

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Bola Tinubu, has lauded Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State for strengthening anti-corruption institutions. Mr Tinubu gave the commendation on Sunday in Kano while inaugurating the Office of Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission. Despite Mr Ganduje being caught in a video collecting bribe years ago, the APC leader praised him for “his efforts in fighting corruption”. Mr Ganduje has consistently denied this. “This is a welcome development indeed and we salute the governor for this encouraging effort. “In ensuring Nigeria becomes a member of a committed international community that frees us from the burden of corruption this and similar edifices could play an important role in that. “To a lo...
People Who are Used to Free Money are Threatening me on my 2023 Ambition – Governor Makinde
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People Who are Used to Free Money are Threatening me on my 2023 Ambition – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has said that his second term bid will not stop him from fighting corruption in Oyo state he governs. Makinde said this at the public presentation of two books written by the immediate past Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Professor Temitope Alonge. He stated that he is blocking loopholes as there are people within the system that are used to free money. He added that these people have been threatening him with his 2023 ambition. Makinde said; “Is it all rosy? No. There are people within the system that are used to free money and they are still there. “And all they can say to me is that I am messing with their honey pots and have blocked loopholes they are making money from. “They do threaten me on 2023 ...
I Almost Suffered Depression at Chelsea – Morata
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I Almost Suffered Depression at Chelsea – Morata

Alvaro Morata has revealed he “came close” to suffering from depression during his time at Chelsea. The Blues paid a then club-record £58 million fee to sign Morata from Real Madrid in 2017. However, the striker struggled at Stamford Bridge, despite scoring 24 goals in 72 games. Morata left Chelsea for Atletico Madrid in January 2019, before joining former club, Juventus prior to the current campaign. “I’ve never had depression and I hope I never do, but I came close,” Morata said in an interview with El Mundo. “When your head doesn’t work well, you are your worst enemy. During those times, it doesn’t matter what you do, you are always fighting against yourself. Depression is an illness just like breaking your ankle.”
“We Are Fighting Boko Haram With Biafran Weapons Surrendered After The War” – Soldier
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“We Are Fighting Boko Haram With Biafran Weapons Surrendered After The War” – Soldier

A Nigerian army officer engaged in the fight against Boko Haram has alleged that soldiers at the front use outdated weapons to fight Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents. The soldier, who spoke to SaharaReporters on condition of anonymity, said the troops still use guns recovered from the Biafra Army after the civil war ended in 1970. He alleged that top army officers, including former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, were using the Boko Haram war as an enterprise to enrich themselves at the expense of their lives. “Some of these guns were bought by (Chukwuemeka Odumegwu) Ojukwu for the Biafran Army during the civil war. They were handed over to the Nigerian government after he and other leaders of the Biafra Army surrendered to General Yakubu Gowon. “The bombs given to us by...
Former Arsenal Footballer, Andrey Arshavin’s ex-wife Fighting for life in hospital after catching Covid-19 while recovering from pancreatitis and peritonitis
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Former Arsenal Footballer, Andrey Arshavin’s ex-wife Fighting for life in hospital after catching Covid-19 while recovering from pancreatitis and peritonitis

Former model, Alisa Arshavina, 38, the ex-wife of Arsenal football star Andrey Arshavin, 39, is fighting for her life in hospital after contracting covid-19 while in hospital with an unrelated illness Alisa had been “between life and death” in intensive care in St Petersburg, Russia, for eight days, according to her mum Natalia Sarycheva. Alisa, a regular poster on Instagram has now stayed a month without posting on social media. Before catching Covid-19 she reportedly had acute pancreatitis and peritonitis and was put into an artificial coma. Her mum said: “She has Covid-19 and pneumonia with a complication.” Her health issues come amid a bitter legal battle with Arshavin who she marrid in 2016. She shares a child with the Russian football star. The pair divorced...
AC Milan vs Man Utd: Solskjaer confirms Cavani’s withdrawal from squad
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AC Milan vs Man Utd: Solskjaer confirms Cavani’s withdrawal from squad

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , has confirmed that Edinson Cavani has withdrawn from the squad that will travel to Italy to take on AC Milan in the Europa League. Cavani was set to feature for the Red Devils in the second leg of the last-16 tie but has suffered a reaction to a recent injury. “Unfortunately, it looks like Edinson has got a bit of a reaction to training today and didn’t feel ready to travel,” Solskjaer said. The 34-year-old striker has been fighting to be fit in recent weeks and has already missed six of United’s last seven games. Solskjaer will be hoping that the attacking firepower at their disposal, can power them to the quarter-finals after the teams drew 1-1 at Old Trafford last week.
Unpaid Nigerian Doctor Collapses after 72-hour Shift
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Unpaid Nigerian Doctor Collapses after 72-hour Shift

An overworked medical doctor, who has reportedly not been paid for 3 months, collapsed after a 72 hour shift. Dr Okorie Ifeanyi Venatus is an intern doctor in Univeristy of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Rivers State. He and other intern doctors have not been paid since Dec 2020, a medical doctor on Twitter claimed. Despite not being paid, Dr Okorie has been working as the only House Officer in the unit. On the fateful day, after working for 3 days stretch, he reportedly collapsed with his forehead to the ground. He was admitted to the hospital where treatment commenced immediately. The Twitter doctor who shared the news called out the government for its treatment of House Officers. Her also called out the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, for n...
Any Human that Claims They are Fighting for God is Downgrading and Insulting God- 2face Idibia
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Any Human that Claims They are Fighting for God is Downgrading and Insulting God- 2face Idibia

Singer, 2Face Idibia, has said that anyone who claims he is fighting for God is downgrading and insulting God. He stated this in his Instastories on Monday March 1. His posts come days after he reacted to the viral video of Apostle Suleiman where he said he prints money by speaking in tongues. According to 2Face, God doesn't need anybody to help him do what he can do. He opined that Religion is supposed to be a moral gym and that any other thing asides from being a moral gym is a scam. See what he posted on his Instastories below
Tuchel Slams Referee for Checking VAR after Hudson-Odoi’s Handball
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Tuchel Slams Referee for Checking VAR after Hudson-Odoi’s Handball

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has hit out at referee Stuart Attwell for checking Video Assistant Referee (VAR) monitor, after Callum Hudson-Odoi’s handball in the first half of their 0-0 draw with Manchester United. Attwell decided not to award a spot-kick after consulting the on-pitch screen. Hudson-Odoi touched the ball with his hand in the penalty area, while fighting with Mason Greenwood for possession during the first half. Tuchel, speaking to the media after the game, insisted that the incident was not worthy of a review. He said: “How can this be a VAR intervention? The player in red plays the ball with the hand and then we are checking for a penalty? Why does the referee have to see this? “I’ve seen it on the iPad, I don’t understand why the referee h...
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Referee Reportedly Admits Hudson-Odoi’s Handball was ‘Penalty’
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Chelsea vs Man Utd: Referee Reportedly Admits Hudson-Odoi’s Handball was ‘Penalty’

  Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw, has claimed that referee Stuart Attwell admitted that Callum Hudson-Odoi’s handball was a penalty. Shaw reacted angrily after Attwell decided not to award a spot-kick during their 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Sunday. Hudson-Odoi touched the ball with his hand in the penalty area while fighting with Mason Greenwood for possession during the first half. However, after consulting with VAR, Attwell determined that the contact was not grounds for a penalty, to the chagrin of the visitors. Shaw has now claimed United captain, Harry Maguire, was told the kick should have been given. “If it’s not going to be a penalty, l don’t think they needed to stop the game,” he said to Sky Sports after the game. “The ref even said to H [Harry ...
Brendan Rodgers Reacts to Leicester City 3-1 Defeat to Arsenal
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Brendan Rodgers Reacts to Leicester City 3-1 Defeat to Arsenal

  Brendan Rodgers has reacted to Leicester City’s 3-1 defeat to Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. Leicester took the lead early at the King Power Stadium after Youri Tielemans fired the home side ahead with a clinical finish after some poor defending from Arsenal. But goals from David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette’s penalty and Nicolas Pepe ensured that Mikel Arteta’s went home with all 3 points. Speaking on his team’s performance, Rodgers told a post-match press conference, “I credit the players. We’ve got a number of injuries, we’ve had injuries in the game. “But the spirit and the mentality… they keep going, they keep fighting and that’s what we’ll do right until the very end of the season.” Asked what he would have changed about the game, Rodgers replied: ...
You Cowards Celebrate Murderers, Rapists, Fake Pastors and Bad Politicians but Chose to Hate on Someone Over their Sexuality – Juliet Ibrahim Tackles Homophobes
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You Cowards Celebrate Murderers, Rapists, Fake Pastors and Bad Politicians but Chose to Hate on Someone Over their Sexuality – Juliet Ibrahim Tackles Homophobes

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has taken a shot at homophobes who she described as cowards and hypocrites. The actress who waded into the controversy surrounding members of the LGBT community in Ghana, stated that some politicians in the country associate with gays when they travel and live abroad. Juliet Ibrahim accused homophobes of hating on others because of their sexuality, but celebrating murderers, rapists, fake pastors and bad politicians. She also asked them to focus on taking themselves out of poverty instead of fighting basic human rights. See her post below;
Student Fights Lecturer and Tears his Shirt for not Allowing her to Write an Exam
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Student Fights Lecturer and Tears his Shirt for not Allowing her to Write an Exam

A student was filmed dragging a lecturer by the shirt and fighting him for preventing her from taking an exam in Auchi Polytechnic, Edo state. The lecturer had reportedly given the student a malpractice form, meaning she would have to retake the exam. This angered the student and she attacked him after the exam. Video shared online shows her fighting her lecturer despite efforts by her coursemates to pry her away from the helpless man.
Cosmetic Surgery: ”Women are Doing Things to Look Good for Themselves. It ain’t About You”- Toke Makinwa Tells Men
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Cosmetic Surgery: ”Women are Doing Things to Look Good for Themselves. It ain’t About You”- Toke Makinwa Tells Men

Toke Makinwa took to her Twitter handle this afternoon to send a memo to men who feel women undergo domestic surgeries so they can look good for them. Toke's tweets read ''Overhead a couple of guys talking about women and cosmetic surgery, dear men, I know you love to think that the whole existence of a woman is to pursue you or try to live for you but pls take this from me, women are doing things to look good for themselves, it ain’t about you. That boob job is not for you, maybe she loves how her boobs look in cloths, that liposuction??? She wasn’t thinking of a man, she probably got tired of fighting fat that won’t shift. Women look good for themselves and not to impress men.''
Two Brothers Fight Each Other to Death Over Farmland in Benue
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Two Brothers Fight Each Other to Death Over Farmland in Benue

Two brothers have thrown members of their family into mourning after they fought each other to death over farmland in Benue state. Reports have it that the incident happened in the Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. The siblings were identified as Iorhemba Adóón and Jima Adóón. Sunday PUNCH gathered that the duo had fought over the ownership of the farmland which belonged to their late father, exchanging blows in the process. They were said to have also hit each other with charms and died in a few minutes’ interval. A resident, who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said, “Jima took a tractor to plough his rice farmland close to River Benue but his immediate elder brother, Iorhemba, got wind of it and went to the farm to meet his younger bro...
Incompetence is Worsening Insecurity – Governor Wike
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Incompetence is Worsening Insecurity – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has blamed the increased insecurity witnessed in the country on incompetence. The Rivers state Governor said this when he led the Chief Whip of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, former Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, and other dignitaries on a project inspection tour in Port Harcourt and ObioAkpor Local Government Areas of Rivers State on Thursday February 18. Wike also alleged that fighting criminality and insecurity in the country are often undermined by political inference in the posting of heads of security agencies. He said; “There is so much insecurity in Nigeria. There are killings everywhere and they (APC) told Nigerians that they will solve the problem. But the problem is not being solved. “They appoint Commission...
Rivaldo Identifies Club Messi Will Join From Barcelona
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Rivaldo Identifies Club Messi Will Join From Barcelona

  Barcelona legend, Rivaldo, has revealed that captain, Lionel Messi, will join Paris Saint-Germain when his contract expires this summer. Rivaldo believes Barcelona’s 4-1 defeat against PSG would be Messi’s last Champions League game for the La Liga giants at Camp Nou. Recall that PSG thrashed Barcelona in Spain in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday night, thanks to a hat-trick from Kylian Mbappe. “This heavy defeat against PSG will almost certainly be Messi’s last Champions League game with Barcelona at the Camp Nou,” Rivaldo told Betfair. “[Barcelona cannot give Messi] the real possibility of fighting for big trophies. “His future will be PSG, even more so given his display at the Camp Nou. They are a team that can give him the opti...
Bauchi Police Gives Update on Viral Torture video, says it was a case of two girls fighting over boys
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Bauchi Police Gives Update on Viral Torture video, says it was a case of two girls fighting over boys

The Bauchi State Police Command has given an update on its investigation into a viral video in which a gang of boys were seen torturing some young women in their late teens and early twenties inside an uncompleted building. Spokesman of the command, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who confirmed the latest development in a statement in on Wednesday, February 17, said the unfortunate incident was a case of two girls fighting over boys. Read full statement below:   UPDATE ON INVESTIGATION INTO THE CASE OF HARASSMENT AND TORTURE OF YOUNG LADIES IN VIRAL VIDEO Recall that on 8th February 14, 2021 the Bauchi State Police Command has reacted to a viral multimedia clip (audio and video) of a torture scene in which some group of young ladies in their late teens and early twenties ...
We will Resist Vendors of Violence in South-West – Yoruba Appraisal Forum Warns
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We will Resist Vendors of Violence in South-West – Yoruba Appraisal Forum Warns

  A group known as the Yoruba Appraisal Forum, YAF, has warned those fighting for the freedom of the South-West to stop it or face the full wrath of millions of its members in the area. The National Coordinator, Yoruba Appraisal Forum, Adesina Animashaun, in a statement, warned against violent plots by any group in the guise of hunting criminals. Speaking against the recent violence in Ibarapa local government area of Oyo State, the group noted that it would no longer tolerate trouble fomented by persons, groups or their collaborators pretending to be protecting the interests of the people of the area. The group observed as uncalled for and unnecessary the quit notice issued by some individuals, who are neither state actors nor security agents, to some other Nigerians ...
I think El-Rufai doesn’t understand the issue of insecurity – Governor Ganduje
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I think El-Rufai doesn’t understand the issue of insecurity – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said that he believes his counterpart in Kaduna state, Governor Nasir El-Rufai does not understand the issue of insecurity very well. Reacting to El-Rufai's comment of North West Governors not winning the fight against insecurity in the region because they are fighting differently, Ganduje recalled speaking with El-Rufai and the governor of Bauchi State on how to tackle insecurity.   In the interview on Radio France International on Thursday February 11, Ganduje said he initiated the conversation based on the advice of security agents on how Falgore forest in Kano could be made safe for the benefits of other states. He said; “First of all. the talk about lack of synergy, I don’t see where this statement is coming from. Secu...
EPL: Paul Scholes Rates Man United’s Title chances after 3-3 Draw With Everton
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EPL: Paul Scholes Rates Man United’s Title chances after 3-3 Draw With Everton

  Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has said that the club’s 3-3 draw against Everton is another “big blow” to their hopes of winning the English Premier League (EPL) title this season. Man United failed to beat Everton at Old Trafford, as goals from Edinson Cavani, Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay, Abdoulaye Doucoure, James Rodriguez and Dominic Calvert-Lewin  ensured both teams shared a point each. The result against Everton means Man United are now two points adrift leaders Manchester City, who have two games in hand. Asked about Man United’s Premier League title chance after the game, Scholes told Premier League Productions: “That’s a big blow. If you are talking about title hopes, it’s a big blow for them. Of course, it’s. “I just feel Paul Pogba going off wa...
Update: Nigerian Soldier who was Killed During Fight with Boko Haram Recently got Married
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Update: Nigerian Soldier who was Killed During Fight with Boko Haram Recently got Married

On Sunday, January 31, LIB shared the sad story of a Nigerian soldier, Usman Abdullahi, who was recently killed while fighting Boko Haram. He was killed alongside four other soldiers during a gun battle with the insurgents in Dikwa, Borno state on Friday, January 29. New details revealed that Usman recently got married. He had his wedding in Lagos on January 27, 2020.   "I received the news of Usman's death with deep shock. He just got married on December 27, 2020. I attended the wedding here in Lagos. Though he wasn't in attendance physically because he was on duty, his family members and friends were all here and left with the wife to Borno State that same day. I still spoke with him last week and told him to take care of his wife. It's just so sad. He was so jo...
Governor Umahi Bans Night Clubs, Drinking Joints and Others
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Governor Umahi Bans Night Clubs, Drinking Joints and Others

Governor David Umahi has placed a ban on drinking joints and night clubs among others to forestall the spread of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Ebonyi state. Special Assistant to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Francis Nweze said the Governor issued the ban at the flag-off of the second wave of COVID-19 protocol compliance campaign at the Exco Chambers of the old Government House in Abakaliki on Thursday December 21. Umahi who directed complete enforcement of COVID-19 precautionary measures including not more than two hours of worship on Sundays, also announced plans to begin local production of oxygen in the State to cut the cost of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor appealed to residents of the state to embrace steam inhaling for detoxification and...
Twitter Bans Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell in QAnon Purge
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Twitter Bans Michael Flynn and Sidney Powell in QAnon Purge

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn and pro-Trump attorney, Sidney Powell have been banned on Twitter as part of a purge of QAnon accounts following the insurrection at U.S. Capitol by a mob of violent Trump supporters. QAnon is a disproven and discredited far-right conspiracy theory alleging that a cabal of Satan-worshipping pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotting against US president Donald Trump, who is fighting the cabal. The wide-ranging, completely unfounded theory also claims that President Trump is waging a secret war against elite Satan-worshipping paedophiles in government, business and the media and this fight will lead to a day of reckoning where prominent people such as former presidential candidate Hill...
Joselyn Dumas Blasts MPs For Fighting In Parliament
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Joselyn Dumas Blasts MPs For Fighting In Parliament

Actress and TV Personality Joselyn Dumas has joined the many Ghanaian expressing their disgust in Ghanaian lawmakers fighting on national television. Last night during the election for the new speaker of parliament and the inauguration of the eighth parliament, MP for TEMA East, Carlos Ahenkorah snatched ballot papers and it began a fight. Videos of the disgraceful incident has gone viral with Carlos Ahenkorah trending number one on twitter. It is at the back of this that Joselyn Dumas has reacted expressing her disappointment on how Ghanaian politicians have destroyed the respected image of the country. “Grown educated individuals with children, fighting! in one of the highest law-making space in our country. Ghana is highly revered for our respect for the seat of governme...
Policemen Who Should Be Fighting Bandits Carry Bags Of VIP Wives – El-Rufai
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Policemen Who Should Be Fighting Bandits Carry Bags Of VIP Wives – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has lamented that a sizeable number of officers of the Nigeria Police Force who should be fighting criminal elements in the country are involved in non-police duties like carrying the bags of the wives of Very Important Personalities. El-Rufai said he is frustrated over the killings in his state, adding that the situation at hand has overwhelmed the police. He urged the National Assembly to see to the amendment of the Nigerian Constitution to give states control of the police. The governor argued that the state governments are presently responsible for the day-to-day operational cost of the police, insisting that the states have the capacity to run the police. El-Rufai spoke on Monday night while featuring on Channels Television’s Poli...
EndSARS: We Are Also Fighting For LGBGTQ+ Community – Feminist Coalition
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EndSARS: We Are Also Fighting For LGBGTQ+ Community – Feminist Coalition

Feminist Coalition, a group of gender rights activists, says it is now expanding its campaign against police brutality to include a call to restore the dignity of homosexuals, transgender and other non-conformist groups in Nigeria. “Our communal fight to #EndSARS is inclusive of the LGBGTQ+ community who are also harassed, assaulted and killed by police,” the group said on Twitter Sunday evening. “They deserve the same justice we seek & even more so, as they are also a target of the law. You can’t be what you fight against!” LGBTQ+ is widely defined as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and others. The comments came days after Twitter’s Jack Dorsey recognised the group as the face of the ongoing campaign to end police brutality in Nigeria. The police special anti-...
2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House
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2 Huge Male Snakes Fighting Over Female Snake Crash Into Australian Man’s House

A man's peaceful home was shattered when two large snakes smashed through his kitchen ceiling. David Tait was shocked when the carpet snakes tumbled on to the kitchen floor of his Brisbane home. Measuring 2.8m and 2.5m long and weighing 22kg between, the sizeable reptiles then slithered to the bedroom and living room. Pictures of the aftermath show several ceiling tiles were destroyed in the plummet. Steve Brown, of Brisbane North Snake Catchers, said the animals were “some of the biggest and fattest” he’d ever seen. He suggested they were fighting over a third, female snake. That snake has not been located, leading to concerns that it is still in Mr Tait's house. The homeowner expressed concerns at the notion. He told Today: "'I don't care what size it is, I'm not keen o...
Nigerian Army has no Right to Declare any Citizen Wanted- Court rules
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Nigerian Army has no Right to Declare any Citizen Wanted- Court rules

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that the Nigerian army has no powers to declare any citizen wanted. She gave the ruling today July 13 while delivering judgement in a suit filed by a Nigerian activist in diaspora, Issa Perry Brimah against the Nigerian Army. Brimah filed the lawsuit after the Nigerian Army in January 2019, said it was working with INTERPOL to declare him wanted for raising funds for troops and vigilantes fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east. Brimah had launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to provide food for the soldiers prosecuting the war against insurgents in the North East. The Nigerian Army however kicked against his gesture, describing it as a fraudulent venture he, Brimah, embarked upon to “ostensibly...
Usman vs Masvidal: Buhari Reacts as Nigerian Retains UFC Title
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Usman vs Masvidal: Buhari Reacts as Nigerian Retains UFC Title

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday reacted to the victory Nigerian-born Kamarudeen Usman who defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC, Welterweight title. Usman had defeated Jorge Masvidal to retain his title. Consequently, Buhari commended Usman for fighting strong and flying Nigeria’s flag. A statement by Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, said Usman’s victory was an indication that great people can come out of Nigeria. The statement sent to DAILY POST reads: “As the first African-born and Nigerian UFC Champion, President Buhari commends the courageous fighter for finishing strong inside the octagon, proudly flying the green and white colours in distant lands, and reminding the world that good things and great people still come out of Nigeria. “While th...
Rapper, Stormzy Pledges £10million Over 10 Years to Fighting Racial Inequality
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Rapper, Stormzy Pledges £10million Over 10 Years to Fighting Racial Inequality

British rapper, Stormzy and his company have pledged £10 million over the next 10 years to organisations fighting for racial equality and social justice in the UK. The 26-year-old grime rapper, who took part in a recent Black Lives Matter rally in London, released a statement through his #Merky company on Thursday. It said: 'The uncomfortable truth that our country continuously fails to recognise and admit, is that black people in the UK have been at a constant disadvantage in every aspect of life - simply due to the colour of our skin. 'I'm lucky enough to be in the position I'm in and I've heard people often dismiss the idea of racism existing in Britain by saying 'If the country's so racist how have you become a success?!' and I reject that with this: I am not the UK's shin...
NBA Legend, Michael Jordan To Donate $100 Million To Organizations Fighting For Racial Justice And Equality
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NBA Legend, Michael Jordan To Donate $100 Million To Organizations Fighting For Racial Justice And Equality

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand on Friday announced a $100 million donation to help the ongoing fight against racial injustice. In a joint statement released by his manager Estee Portnoy, the basketball legend said that over the next 10 years, he and his brand will donate $100 million to “organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education.” “Jordan Brand is more than one man. It has always been a family,” the statement begins. “We represent a proud family that has overcome obstacles, fought against discrimination in communities worldwide and that works every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice.” It continues, “The will, the work, the excellence the world has come to know is the result of one generation a...
Swankyjerry Campaigns Against Rape
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Swankyjerry Campaigns Against Rape

Celebrity stylist SwankyJerry, real name Jeremiah Ogbodo has campaigned against rape and joined the End Rape advocates. According to the Forbes 2020 fashion entrepreneur, men should be taught NEVER to rape. SwankyJerry also says rape is never the fault of the victim/survivor, and everybody should say no to rape. The super star stylist took to all his social media handles to campaign against rape and in a few of his posts on social media, he expressed how heavy his heart is about the increasing number of rape cases. You recall that 22-year-old Uwa Omozuwa. died on May 30, after she was brutally raped and physically attacked inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God, or RCCG, branch in Benin city, Edo state. According to reports gathered, the deceased had gone to t...
Newly Appointed Aide to Ondo Governor, Ngozi, Suggests Solution to Rape
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Newly Appointed Aide to Ondo Governor, Ngozi, Suggests Solution to Rape

Miss Ngozi Ugochi-Ugo, the newly appointed aide to Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has suggested that girls should learn Taekwando to tackle potential rapists. She said it will help them to defend themselves in case of any attack. Ngozi made the statement while reacting to the killing of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100 level student of the University of Benin, by her rapists inside the church where she was reading. She wrote: “Unfortunately, this case is just one out of many other cases of rape in Nigeria. Uwa was not in a bar or walking down the street wearing a short skirt (one of the many myopic justifications we give for rape occurrence) she was in the church, reading”, Ngozi wrote.   “If someone like Uwa can be raped and murdered inside a church building t...
Anthony Joshua Opens Up On His Struggles With Dating, Life As A Dad During Lockdown And Fighting Tyson Fury
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Anthony Joshua Opens Up On His Struggles With Dating, Life As A Dad During Lockdown And Fighting Tyson Fury

ANTHONY JOSHUA may be one of the globe’s biggest sporting stars, with a raft of titles and a legion of adoring fans – but true love is still proving tough to conquer. The world heavyweight boxing champion today opens up to The Sun about life in lockdown with his family — including becoming “super dad” to his four-year-old son, JJ. Anthony Joshua has opened up about his love life claiming that he hasn't found anyone to call his girlfriend yet In a world exclusive interview, the 30-year-old fighter also discusses his determination to knock out boxing rival Tyson Fury, his flirtatious quip to The Queen and how sport can help reunite Britain after the Covid-19 crisis. However, despite all of his accolades, Anthony admits there is one prize which remains as elusive as ever – findin...
Man  Butchers Hands of Twin Brother During Fight over Girlfriend in Imo
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Man Butchers Hands of Twin Brother During Fight over Girlfriend in Imo

A man has allegedly butchered his twin brother with a machete in Imo state during a fight over his girlfriend. The man identified as Peter Ogbonna who is now in Police custody allegedly butchered his twin brother Paul Ogbonna with a machete in Umuonunkwo kindred, Ndimoko Arondizuogu in Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo state on Monday, May 25, 2020. According to reports, the twin brother hardly got along and were always in the habit of fighting each other. The two were said to have been fighting over Peter’s girlfriend’s child as Paul is allegedly not in support of Peter dating a single mother with 5 kids. On the day of the incident, Paul was said to have beaten up the child, inflicting physical injury on the child. Peter however got back home to hear Paul beat up h...
Don Jazzy Praised The Bravery And Courage Of Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram
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Don Jazzy Praised The Bravery And Courage Of Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

Mavin CEO and Music producer, Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has praised the bravery and courage of Nigerian soldiers fighting the insurgency. The 37-year-old acknowledged their sacrifice in a post he shared on Twitter on Thursday. “We need to understand why it’s constructive to acknowledge the bravery and doggedness of our armed forces’ personnel who have put their lives on the line in the fight against insurgency. We need to come together regardless of our ethnic, religious and political differences,” he wrote, On April 1, Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, announced that he would financially assist the families of soldiers fighting Boko Haram as much he could. He tweeted, ”To our military men in the jungle fighting terrorists, risking your lives to prot...
Broadway Actor, Nick Cordero Wakes up From Coma after Leg Amputation Due to Coronavirus
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Broadway Actor, Nick Cordero Wakes up From Coma after Leg Amputation Due to Coronavirus

Broadway actor, Nick Cordero who had his right leg amputated while fighting Coronavirus has woken up from a medically induced coma. Cordero’s wife, Amanda Kloots, announced the good news just a day after sharing that the Tony-nominated actor was making progress by following doctor’s commands. Holding couple's 10-month-old son Elvis, Kloots said on her Instagram story last night that, "He is awake. ... We did it." She added that he is still very weak from the medical issues he has faced, but that he is responsive and is following commands. "Even closing his eyes, takes it out of him. They're waiting for him to regain strength, of course, time and recovery will help with that and then eventually PT will help him get stronger," she said. "But he's a true superhero." She added ...

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