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Cussons Baby Moments Season 7 – Meet the Top 10 finalists!
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Cussons Baby Moments Season 7 – Meet the Top 10 finalists!

Cussons Baby has revealed the top 10 finalists for the Cussons Baby Moments season 7 competition.  These finalists came out top after being appraised by the celebrity judges of the competition based on set criteria, beating 90 other contestants to the grand finale. These finalists, who made it from various parts of the country, will now faceoff at the finale, where they will compete for the title of ‘Cussons Baby of the year’ as well as the grand prize of N2million naira and a year’s supply of Cussons Baby products. This is more than enough reason for joy. Meet the Top 10: Too cute to judge, right?! Who are you rooting for? Celebrity judges, Ufuoma McDermott, Deyemi Okanlawon and Sisi Yemmie have got some tough task on their hands! Good luck to all the finalists. Cussons Ba...
Finalists Announced For Male And Female World Athlete Of The Year
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Finalists Announced For Male And Female World Athlete Of The Year

Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the hosting of all sporting related activities, the world athletics governing body has announced the 10 finalists for the 2020 Male and Female athlete of the year. The male and female athlete of the year would be hosted virtual on December 5 and will be streamed live at on World Athletics YouTube channel, its Facebook page and via Twitter Legendary sprint stars Sanya Richards-Ross and Ato Boldon will host the World Athletics Awards 2020     MALE   Joshua Cheptegei, Uganda – broke world records at 5000m (12:35.36), 10,000m (26:11.00) and 5km on the roads (12:51) – was fourth at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships on his debut over the distance   Ryan Crouser, USA – undef...
BBNaija: Neo And Vee Kiss Deeply After Emerging Finalists
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BBNaija: Neo And Vee Kiss Deeply After Emerging Finalists

MCI captured the moment Big Brother lockdown housemates, Neo and Vee kissed each other deeply, after emerging finalists in the Big Brother Naija Show, on Monday night. Vee and Neo had escaped possible eviction this week after Neo's group picked Laycon and Trikytee for eviction, while Vee's group nominated Dorathy and Ozo for eviction. Because of their friendship, Neo and Vee prevented each other from being nominated for possible eviction in their respective groups. See video below. https://youtu.be/dffG1VWT6G4
‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese
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‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese

The Spurs defender believes he has the perfect coach to improve his game, while those in north London expect to make progress as a collective Jose Mourinho is “looking to win the title” at Tottenham, says Ryan Sessegnon, with the Portuguese considered to still be a manager that every player wants to work with. Spurs moved to snap up a proven winner in November 2019, having taken the decision to part with Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentine tactician had turned the club into top-four regulars and Champions League finalists, but was unable to maintain forward momentum.
Salah, Mane & Mahrez Make Top 3 Finalists For African Player Of The year
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Salah, Mane & Mahrez Make Top 3 Finalists For African Player Of The year

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Riyad Mahrez are the Top 3 finalists for African Player of the Year award. Liverpool duo Salah and Mane led the Reds to clinch the Champions League title last season, before winning the UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup. Mahrez helped Man City defend their Premier League title, while on the international level he led Algeria to beat Mane's Senegal and win the AFCON trophy. The winner will be announced on January 7th.
Rugby World Cup finalists Tom Curry and Cheslin Kolbe nominated for Player of the Year award
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Rugby World Cup finalists Tom Curry and Cheslin Kolbe nominated for Player of the Year award

England's Tom Curry and South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe have been named among the nominees for the World Rugby Player of the Year award ahead of their nations' World Cup final clash on Saturday. Curry, 21, competing in his first World Cup, has featured in all of England's matches in Japan so far, including their convincing semifinal victory against defending champions New Zealand. The flanker has also been named in Eddie Jones' side to take on the Springboks in Saturday's showpiece clash in Yokohama. Meanwhile, South Africa's Kolbe has featured in just three of his team's fixtures in Japan, sustaining an ankle injury in the pool stage before aggravating the issue in the Springboks' quarterfinal win over the hosts, but has two tries to his name at the tournament. Kolbe's injury meant ...
Afcon 2019: How Africa reacted to Algeria knocking out Ivory Coast
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Afcon 2019: How Africa reacted to Algeria knocking out Ivory Coast

Three Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalists have already been confirmed and the excitement is beginning to build toward a climax Algeria squeezed into the last four of Afcon after beating Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties at New Suez Stadium in Egypt on Thursday night. The match was locked at 1-1 after extra-time. Sofiane Feghouli placed Algeria ahead in the 20th minute, before Jonathan Kodija equalised in the 62nd minute. Baghdad Bounedjah missed a penalty during regulation time at the beginning of the second-half for Algeria, so he will be relieved this mistake didn't cost his nation victory.
I don’t know what the future holds’ – Rose casts doubt on Tottenham stay
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I don’t know what the future holds’ – Rose casts doubt on Tottenham stay

The full-back played as Spurs lost the Champions League final to Liverpool but hinted that defeat in Madrid could have been his final appearance Danny Rose says he is uncertain of his future at Tottenham and hinted he could leave the beaten Champions League finalists before next season. The England right-back, who played as Spurs lost 2-0 to Liverpool in Madrid a week ago, has long been linked with a move away from north London. He hasn’t featured as regularly in boss Mauricio Pochettino’s team this term as in recent seasons, and saw his teammate and fellow full-back Kyle Walker leave for champions Manchester City a year ago.
Tottenham Identify Pochettino’s Replacement
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Tottenham Identify Pochettino’s Replacement

Champions League finalists, Tottenham have identified outgoing Juventus boss, Max Allegri as the possible replacement for Mauricio Pochettino, according to Sunday Express. Pochettino had told Tottenham chiefs that he could leave the north London side if they win the Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid. Juventus have also confirmed that Allegri will leave the Turin outfit at the end of the Italian Serie A season. And while chairman Daniel Levy hopes that the Pochettino will stay put, he has begun to identify potential replacements. Juventus have also included Pochettino on their shortlist to succeed Allegri, while Bayern Munich are also interested in the former Southampton boss. And Spurs could seek to bring in Allegri if their current head coach moves on a...
Nigerian Novelist, Oyinkan Braithwaite Among Finalists For International Women’s Prize
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Nigerian Novelist, Oyinkan Braithwaite Among Finalists For International Women’s Prize

Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women's Prize for Fiction. Braithwaite is nominated for her darkly comic sibling story "My Sister, the Serial Killer," and Burns for "Milkman," set during Northern Ireland's Troubles. The list announced Monday includes two novels inspired by ancient Greek epics: "The Silence of the Girls" by Britain's Pat Barker and "Circe" by U.S. author Madeline Miller. Also nominated are two novels of family dramas and traumas: "Ordinary People" by Britain's Diana Evans and "An American Marriage" by U.S. author Tayari Jones. Founded in 1996, the 30,000 pound ($39,000) prize is open to female English-language writers from around the world. Two Nigerians were nominated for the Prize...
Black Stars’ Tagoe fears Nigeria, Senegal, Algeria, and Cameroon in the Afcon
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Black Stars’ Tagoe fears Nigeria, Senegal, Algeria, and Cameroon in the Afcon

The striker shares his thoughts about the approaching continental gathering and the Black Stars' chances Ghana international Prince Tagoe has stated that the likes of Nigeria and Cameroon pose a threat to the Black Stars' hopes of winning the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations but he trusts Kwesi Appiah's outfit to prevail. At the June 21 to July 19 championship in Egypt, Ghana will be seeking to end their long wait for a fifth continental title, having last ruled Africa in 1982 and since finished as losing finalists in 1992, 2010 and 2015. For the first round, the Black Stars have been drawn against Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F. “I believe they [Ghana] can [win it]," 32-year-old Tagoe, a member of Ghana's squad at the 2006 Afcon and the 2010 Fifa World Cup, tol...
Mr South Africa Finalists Ridiculed On Social Media For Looking Like Criminals
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Mr South Africa Finalists Ridiculed On Social Media For Looking Like Criminals

A picture showing the Mr South Africa Top 20 finalists has left social media users shocked as they ridiculed it while wondering what the requirements to participate in the contest really are. The picture which was shared via the Mr South Africa official Twitter account got heavily criticized, with many people likening the men to criminals. The tweet was later deleted by the account's admin but not before the picture was defended by the admin. The title for Mr South Africa 2018 is currently held by former Mr South Africa 2nd prince and Mr Photogenic, JP Robberts.. Below are some reactions from Twitter users concerning the Mr South Africa finalists.
Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Obule, Boys School Tango for Trophy
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Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Obule, Boys School Tango for Trophy

After hosting three international football matches within just five days, the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will today host the final of the Delta State Principals’ Cup football competition. Obule Integrated School, Sapele and Boys Secondary School, Obiaruku are to clash in the final while Ekpan Secondary School and Comprehensive secondary school will fight for bronze in the third place shortly before the final. The final of the competition originally scheduled for February 15 this year was moved due to the General elections and the involvement of the state in the series of international games at the venue which is fast becoming the home of Nigerian football. The chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Chiedu Ebie, who is also the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education in...
Six Of World’s Top 10 To Play In Qatar
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Six Of World’s Top 10 To Play In Qatar

Despite the loss of world number one Naomi Osaka through injury, six of the women’s top 10 players descend on Doha this week for the Qatar Open. Australian Open champion — and the sport’s new superstar — Osaka withdrew last week due to a back injury, leaving a big hole to fill for tournament organisers, which they have done with a strong field including three former world number ones. Simona Halep is now the top seed and the Romanian will be joined by the Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova and Germany’s Angelique Kerber as the top seeds. All three were formerly at the top of the women’s rankings, Halep only being ousted by Osaka last month after Melbourne. Halep, now ranked three in the world, and Kerber, sixth, are both Grand Slam winners. Pliskova, the world number five, ...
Home-based Eagles Draw Bye in Opening Round
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Home-based Eagles Draw Bye in Opening Round

The home-based national football team of Nigeria will face the winners of Benin and Togo as the team draws bye in the opening round of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) which final matches will be held in Ethiopia. The draw for the qualifiers held Wednesday at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on the sidelines of the Organising Committee of the competition. Forty-seven teams are engaged in the battle for 15 places to join host Ethiopia for the final tournament of the sixth edition of the tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues. The draw was the highlight of the meeting of the 25-member committee, which saw the format and procedure approved. The format of the competition remains unchanged and will be played on a zonal basis ...
Serena Beats Bouchard to Advance to Third Round
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Serena Beats Bouchard to Advance to Third Round

          Serena Williams AUSTRALIAN OPEN Serena Williams swatted aside Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to continue her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The American 16th seed made a rapid start on her way to a 6-2 6-2 victory over the 2014 Wimbledon finalist. Not everything went the 37-year-old’s way, but she demonstrated why she is considered the tournament favourite. Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska, ranked 57th, awaits her in the third round. Williams, 37, started her pursuit for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title – and equalling Margaret Court’s all-time Grand Slam tally – with a 49-minute stroll against fellow mother Tatjana Maria on Monday. Bouchard, ranked 79th in the world, provided little more res...
Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Finalists Emerge As Grand Finale Holds 15th December
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Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria Finalists Emerge As Grand Finale Holds 15th December

The art exhibition edition of the prestigious Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria has concluded its 2018 audition, as finalists emerge to represent the 36 states of Nigeria at the grande finale, in the capital city of Nigeria. The ceremony of the grand finale will be held at Chida International Event Centre on the 15th of December, 2018, when a new queen will emerge to succeed the reign of Queen Ivette Meurer. The 2018 Finalists/Contestants are in the race to replace Queen Yvette Meurer, who got 20,000 dollars, plot of land, Ebony hair endorsement, International trips and other benefits during her reign as Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria - MBMN The 3rd edition of Most Beautiful Model in Nigeria is organised to showcase and promote the relevance of creative beauty, innovative fashi...
FIFA World Player Of The Year To Be Announced Today
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FIFA World Player Of The Year To Be Announced Today

The world's best male and female footballers will be named at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are the finalists for the men's player award for 2018 - with no place for Lionel Messi. Ada Hegerberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan and Marta are the nominees for the women's player award. Gareth Bale is one of 10 candidates for the Fifa Puskas goal of the year. The other awards are for the Best Fifa goalkeeper, men's coach, women's coach, fan award, fair play award and Fifpro World XI. British actor Idris Elba and French journalist Anne-Laure Bonnet host the show at the Royal Festival Hall, which starts at 18:30 GMT This is the third year of the Best Fifa awards after the world governing body's six-year association wi...
Photos Of The University Of Ibadan Student Who Jumped To Her Death
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Photos Of The University Of Ibadan Student Who Jumped To Her Death

The Oyo State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of Miss Deborah Effiong, a 100-level Law student at the University of Ibadan. The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abiodun Odude, made this known in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ibadan. Odude said police investigation into the incident followed the report by the university’s authority. He gave an assurance that the outcome of the investigation would be made public as soon as it was completed. The University of Ibadan had on Wednesday issued a statement through its Director of Public Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, announcing the death of Effiong. Oladejo expressed the regret of the university management over the sudden death of the student at the Univ...
University Of Ibadan Law Student Jumps To Her Death During A Show
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University Of Ibadan Law Student Jumps To Her Death During A Show

The University of Ibadan on Wednesday said a 100 Level female Law student of the institution died on Monday during a show at her hall of residence. A statement signed by the institution’s Director of Public Communications, Olatunji Oladejo, said Miss Effiong Imarbong died after she jumped from a dangerous position having displayed signs of restlessness during the show. The statement said, “ It is with deep regret that the management of the University of Ibadan announces the sudden death of Miss Effiong Deborah Imarbong, a 100 Level student in our Faculty of Law on Monday, May , 2017 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. “Her sudden death, however, remains a mystery. It is in the light of the above that the university management wishes to state that the cause(s) of her death ...

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