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Czech Republic President infected with Covid appoints Prime Minister from inside glass box
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Czech Republic President infected with Covid appoints Prime Minister from inside glass box

The president of the Czech Republic was forced to swear in the country's new prime minister from inside a plexiglass box after testing positive for Covid. Pictures shared online showed Milos Zeman greeting Petr Fiala from inside a cubicle during a ceremony at his residence near Prague on Sunday November 28. Mr. Zeman, 77, who was wheeled in by a medic in full protective gear, caught Covid during a six-week stay in intensive care for unrelated issues. Mr. Fiala, 57, who leads a bloc of five centre and center-right opposition parties that won an election in October, has called on people in the Czech Republic to get vaccinated. The new government will have to tackle a new wave of Covid infections that is threatening to overwhelm hosp...
Hustle. Men don’t have the monopoly of making money – Actress Mary Remy Njoku tells ladies as she expresses disappointment at the choices women of this generation make
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Hustle. Men don’t have the monopoly of making money – Actress Mary Remy Njoku tells ladies as she expresses disappointment at the choices women of this generation make

Actress Mary Remmy Njoku took to her Instagram page this morning to advice women of this generation. In her post, the mum of three pointed out that women should ensure they are working and earning a living before waiting for ''sombody's son to find them.'' She mentioned that men do not have the monopoly of making money. Stressing that she is disappointed at the choices women of this generation make, she made reference to the story of a lady who went on a trip with a man outside Nigeria and was forced to move her ticket forward after she refused to have sex with him. Read what Mary wrote...
BBNaija’s Angel expresses discomfort over fans pressuring her to take pictures and engage in conversations
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BBNaija’s Angel expresses discomfort over fans pressuring her to take pictures and engage in conversations

Angel Smith has said she "hates" it when fans talk to her and ask for pictures when all she wants is to not talk The Big Brother Naija reality star added that a number of fans pressure her to feature in their SnapChat videos and it mostly happens when she's having a bad day. She then narrated a particular incident where a fan's demeanour forced her to agree to take a picture despite not wanting to. See her tweets below.
Boxing legend Chris Eubank battling Coronavirus
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Boxing legend Chris Eubank battling Coronavirus

Boxing legend, Chris Eubank has been forced to pull out of a string of public appearances as he is currently battling Coronavirus. A spokesman for the boxer said: 'Chris Eubank has tested positive for Covid 19. Following government guidelines he is now in isolation meaning he will regrettably be unable to appear at the following shows Runcorn, Coventry, Exeter, and Swindon.' The spokesman added: 'Chris has mild symptoms and is looking forward to appearing at the next event which is scheduled to be in Bristol on November 12. 'All those with tickets for the cancelled shows will be notified directly by event promoters. These shows will be rescheduled to a later date in 2021.'
Varane raises Manchester derby alarm bells with early exit against Atalanta
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Varane raises Manchester derby alarm bells with early exit against Atalanta

The French defender pulled up with an injury in the first half of Tuesday's match and was replaced by Mason Greenwood Raphael Varane was forced out of Manchester United's Champions League clash with Atalanta with an apparent injury. The French defender was removed in the 38th minute as he pulled up with a non-contact injury. Varane went straight to the dressing room and was replaced by Mason Greenwood as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opted to switch Man Utd to a back four after starting with five in defence.  
Prince Andrew seen for first time after Met Police dropped probe into sexual abuse allegations
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Prince Andrew seen for first time after Met Police dropped probe into sexual abuse allegations

Prince Andrew was seen in Windsor today, October 11, for the first time since Scotland Yard abandoned its review of sex abuse allegations surrounding him and Jeffrey Epstein. The 61-year-old Duke of York was pictured driving his Range Rover this morning following the latest dramatic development in the case last night. The force has decided to take no further action over accuser Virginia Roberts's allegation that she was trafficked to London as a 17-year-old and forced to have sex with Andrew, after its officers reportedly spoke with her. Scotland Yard has also chosen to take no further action over claims that billionaire financier Epstein groomed and abused other young women in Britain. Andrew is facing a civil lawsuit in the US after Miss Roberts accused him of "rape in ...
Family in Imo state Kill and Bury their Son for being too Stubborn (videos)
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Family in Imo state Kill and Bury their Son for being too Stubborn (videos)

A couple and their daughter have been arrested while their son, who is on the run, is wanted over the death of their last child. Mr Lambert Ukachukwu, his wife, their daughter, and their son, Philip, are accused of killing 28-year-old Chukwuebuka at their home in Duruegwele village, Umueze II, in Ehime Mbano Local Government of Imo State. The family accused the deceased of being too stubborn and giving them sleepless nights so they allegedly decided to eliminate him. On September 17, 2021, they hit Chukwuebuka with a piece of wood and left him to die. He was then buried in a shallow grave.   Soon, youths of Duruegwele community noticed Chukwuebuka's absence but when they confronted the family, they were told that Chukwuebuka...
R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears
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R. Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriends to watch him play basketball every night while forbidding them from looking at other players – Court hears

Grammy award winning singer, R.Kelly allegedly forced his girlfriend's to watch him play basketball and ordered them not to look at his teammates or opponents, accusers and former employees have told a court hearing. The accusations heard by the jury in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, September 13, show how the R&B singer allegedly exerted complete control over his girlfriends. One of Kelly’s assistants, Suzette Mayweather, sat with his girlfriends at the games, and testified in court saying; “They would cheer for him. They would only cheer for Rob,” She said When a stray ball came toward the girls and young women, they’d go quiet if another player approached, recalled another Kelly employee. “They would cross they legs and look at the ceiling or the wall,” said Da...
Gunmen Abduct Three of Obasanjo’s Staff
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Gunmen Abduct Three of Obasanjo’s Staff

Three workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo have been abducted by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at a village in Abeokuta, Ogun state, According to reports, the three workers including the Financial controller, group auditor and group store manager of the firm, Obasanjo Holdings, were riding in a Hilux vehicle when they were attacked by the gunmen who shot at their vehicle. They were later forced out of the vehicle and taken to an undisclosed destination. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident and said efforts are being made to rescue the victims and arrest the culprits.
Plane carrying the German National Football team Declares Mid-air Emergency at 29,000 Feet Over Scotland
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Plane carrying the German National Football team Declares Mid-air Emergency at 29,000 Feet Over Scotland

A plane carrying the German football team declared a midair emergency over Scotland this morning and was forced to land at Edinburgh airport. The team were heading back to Frankfurt following their 4-0 win over Iceland in Reykjavik on Wednesday night September 8. According to reports, the aircraft got into difficulty at 29,000ft about three miles west of Arbroath on the east coast and turned sharply west. It took 20 minutes to then land in the Scottish capital. However, the official twitter account for the national team confirmed that “as a precaution there has been a safe stopover in Edinburgh.” They have since added that “we are fine. Safety check on the machine is now running”. It is unclear what the issue was with Kla...
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Barcelona star Dest forced out with ankle injury in first half of USMNT’s clash with Canada

The Turkey-based striker did not make his Lone Star debut against the Super Eagles having left the camp a few hours before kick-off Coach Peter Butler has disclosed why Mohammed Kamara left the Liberia camp before Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. Thanks to his impressive displays at Turkish Super Lig side Hatayspor, the 23-year-old earned his maiden Lone Star call-up for the fixtures against the Super Eagles and the Central African Republic. However, the striker absconded from the team’s base in Victoria Island and subsequently did not play any role in his team’s 2-0 defeat to the Super Eagles at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Giving an account of why Kamara left without permission, the Englishman claimed the player must have been upset by his decision to exclude him ...
R. Kelly accuser claims the R&B star kept gun by his side before forcing her to give him oral sex
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R. Kelly accuser claims the R&B star kept gun by his side before forcing her to give him oral sex

Another accuser has testified that R. Kelly allegedly kept a gun by his side as the singer forced her to give him oral sex in a Los Angeles music studio. The witness, who took the stand and was identified only as 'Faith', testified about her alleged terrifying encounter with the singer when she was 19, during his trafficking trial in a New York federal court on Wednesday. Faith, who is R Kelly’s  6th alleged victim said during her fourth trip to meet up with Kelly in 2018, he took her into a small room of a Los Angeles music studio, and when she noticed a gun by his side he told her 'don't look at it.' She then testified that Kelly, 54, began inquiring about her sexual history, asking her 'how many men have you seen naked?' and warned her if she lied 'there would be an issue.'...
‘R. Kelly forced all his girlfriends to write fake letters denying they were Sexually abused,’ alleged victim testifies
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‘R. Kelly forced all his girlfriends to write fake letters denying they were Sexually abused,’ alleged victim testifies

A woman has testified that R&B hitmaker R. Kelly’s forced her and his other girlfriends to write fake blackmail letters denying allegations of abuse in order to protect himself from possible legal troubles. The witness, testifying as a “Jane Doe” in federal court in Brooklyn, made the claims on Wednesday, August 25, at his New York City trial. 'As insurance and a way to make sure these women wouldn't talk, [Kelly] created and collected collateral. He made them create embarrassing videos and false letters,' Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria Cruz Melendez said during her opening remarks at Kelly's ongoing sex abuse trial in federal court in Brooklyn on Wednesday, the Daily News reported. 'The defendant would tell us exactly what to say,' the accuser, known on the witness stand a...
Video of EFCC operatives at #BBNaija Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday
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Video of EFCC operatives at #BBNaija Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday

A video of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at the home of Big Brother Naija star, Dorathy Bachor’s home yesterday August 23 has been shared online. One of the EFCC operatives was also seen in the video trying to snatch Dorathy’s sister, Cynthia’s phone after she went live on Instagram. Recall that while Dorathy said the forced entry left her shaking and sent her mother to a panic state, EFCC in a statement released yesterday, stated that they were only executing a search warrant. The anti-graft agency which gave an excuse of forcing themselves into Dorathy's home to stop possible suspects from escaping or destroying evidence, claimed that they arrested nine suspected internet frausters who live in same block of flats with the reality show star. Wa...
UEFA Super Cup final: Tuchel rates Chalobah’s display as Chelsea defeat Villarreal
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UEFA Super Cup final: Tuchel rates Chalobah’s display as Chelsea defeat Villarreal

Chelsea coach, Thomas Tuchel has hinted that defender, Trevoh Chalobah, may have forced his way into the Blues’ plans for this season following his ‘strong’ performance against Villarreal in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday night. Chalobah was impressive in Chelsea’s backline and played the full match as the Premier League giants defeated Villarreal in penalties in the UEFA Super Cup in Belfast. “Absolutely, that is why he [Chalobah] played,” Tuchel said at his post-match press conference. “Trevoh was first in training, the very first in training and is physically strong and deserved to play by his performances so far and again today he was very strong. “He never lost face and stayed calm and was physical enough to play 120 minutes. It was quite impressive....
Chelsea star Ziyech subbed off due to injury after scoring against Villarreal in UEFA Super Cup
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Chelsea star Ziyech subbed off due to injury after scoring against Villarreal in UEFA Super Cup

The Morocco star appeared to hurt his shoulder while defending a corner kick against the Spanish side Chelsea goalscorer Hakim Ziyech was forced off with a shoulder injury in the first half of Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup against Villarreal. Ziyech gave the Blues the lead in the 27th minute, converting a cross from Kai Havertz from close range. Just minutes later, the Moroccan star had to be taken off after a painful-looking incident during a Villarreal corner kick.
BBNaija: Sammie Irritates Me Because I Don’t Like Him – Angel
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BBNaija: Sammie Irritates Me Because I Don’t Like Him – Angel

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eyes housemate, Angel, has revealed that Sammie irks her. Angel told Biggie during her diary session that she feels Sammie irritates her because she doesn’t like him romantically. She noted that being forced to have a relationship with Sammie irritates her. She said “Sammie irritates me because I don’t like him like that and everyone says we are in love and will get married. “Sometimes when sleeping, Sammie taps me that he wants to gist and I hate being tapped. Even when I tell him we will talk when I wake up, he gets angry. “I thought I could cope with him but I am done.”
Tokyo Olympics: Novak Djokovic withdraws from mixed doubles-bronze match; leaves Olympics empty-handed
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Tokyo Olympics: Novak Djokovic withdraws from mixed doubles-bronze match; leaves Olympics empty-handed

Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from his mixed doubles bronze medal match due to a shoulder injury. Djokovic, the world No. 1 from Serbia, will leave Tokyo empty-handed in what has proved a majorly disappointing Olympic Games. According to the International Tennis Federation, Djokovic withdrew because of a "left shoulder injury", meaning Nina Stojanovic will be deprived of a chance to win a medal, with bronze going to Australian pair Ashleigh Barty and John Peers courtesy of a walkover. This comes after he was surprisingly beaten by Alexander Zverev in the singles semi-finals yesterday, ending his chances of winning the Golden Slam of four major titles and Olympic gold in one year. The four-time Olympian and 20-time Grand Slam champion leaves the Games without a ...
Injury forces Berrettini out of Tokyo Olympics
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Injury forces Berrettini out of Tokyo Olympics

Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini has been forced to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics with a muscle strain, the Italian Olympic Committee announced on Sunday. World number eight Berrettini picked up the injury in London where he became the first Italian to reach a Wimbledon singles final, losing in four sets to Novak Djokovic. Berrettini was forced “to renounce participation in the Olympic Games, due to the after-effects of a muscle injury, an unwelcome legacy of his historic exploit at Wimbledon,” CONI said. The 25-year-old was spearheading an Italian team of Fabio Fognini, Lorenzo Sonego, Lorenzo Musetti in the men’s tennis and Sara Errani, Jasmine Paolini and Camila Giorgi in the women. “Matteo got this muscle trouble when he crashed during the Wimbledon semi-final,” hi...
USMNT’s Arriola forced out of Gold Cup opener with hamstring injury
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USMNT’s Arriola forced out of Gold Cup opener with hamstring injury

The winger was hit with another leg problem after suffering two in the last year-and-a-half U.S. men's national team winger Paul Arriola was forced out of Sunday's Gold Cup opener against Haiti with what U.S. Soccer confirmed is right hamstring injury. Arriola fell down to the pitch after taking a shot within the first 15 minutes, with USMNT trainers required to come take a look at the injured attacker. After closer inspection, Arriola was able to walk off under his own power, albeit gingerly, as he was replaced by Nicolas Gioacchini.
Tearful Serena Williams makes early exit from Wimbledon with Injury
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Tearful Serena Williams makes early exit from Wimbledon with Injury

Serena Williams broke down in tears as she was forced to retire in the opening set of her first-round clash at Wimbledon. The 23-time Grand Slam winner, who is still pursuing Margaret Court’s all-time record, started Tuesday evening’s match against world number 100 Aliaksandra Sasnovich well though but had to retire from the game due to injury to her right thigh. The 39-year-old American, who wore strapping on her right thigh from the start of the match, broke Sasnovich in the Bulgarian’s second service game but appeared to roll her ankle in the process of returning a shot. The sight of Williams in pain and in tears was hard to watch as she left the court having worked so hard to get back to action. ‘I’m so sad for Serena, she’s a great champion,’ said Sasnovich on ...
Britney Spears alleges her Father Drugged her and Forced her to be on Birth Control in a recent Conservatorship Hearing
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Britney Spears alleges her Father Drugged her and Forced her to be on Birth Control in a recent Conservatorship Hearing

Britney Spears has spoken out against her conservatorship at a court hearing in Los Angeles, where she alleged that her dad drugged her and forced her to be on birth control against her will. Speaking in open court for the first time in the case, the American singer, 37, said her father Jamie Spears controlled her "100,000%," but wants her life back. "I am traumatised," she said, speaking remotely. "I just want my life back." During the hearing, fans outside held placards reading Free Britney and demanding the ruling be axed. Jamie Spears was granted control over his daughter's personal and business affairs in a court-ordered conservatorship in 2008. The order was originally granted after the star was put in hospital amid concerns over her mental health. "I want to e...
29 years old lady killed in her room in Delta with her vital organs removed hours after coming home with a strange man
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29 years old lady killed in her room in Delta with her vital organs removed hours after coming home with a strange man

A  29-year-old lady was on Tuesday, June 1, found dead in her room in Mosogar in the Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State, with vital parts of her body missing. According to reports, the young lady had come home on Saturday night, May 29 with a ''strange man.'' Her neighbors who spotted them said the man later left the house later that night and after that time, no one heard or saw her. She was declared missing and efforts to find her proved abortive. However, on Tuesday, her dismembered body was discovered in her room after security operatives forced her door open and found her private part and breasts had been cut off. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe, said the body of the young lady has been deposited in the m...
Magistrate forced to adjourn court hearing after ‘s3x-starved’ woman cried uncontrollably about not having s3x for 3 years
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Magistrate forced to adjourn court hearing after ‘s3x-starved’ woman cried uncontrollably about not having s3x for 3 years

A magistrate’s court at Mwenezi in Zimbabwe was forced to adjourn its sitting after a sex-starved woman wailed uncontrollably during a court session. According to The Mirror, there was mild drama in the court room as Siphelile Maroyi who had approached the court seeking a protection order created a spectacle when she wailed in the middle of the hearing with claims that her husband, Rindai Tsvairai last made love to her three years ago. Maroyi noted that her husband whose love went cold three years ago, has since married another wife and stopped caring for his children. Recounting how her husband recently came in company of his niece to collect a refrigerator, sofas, and other goods from the company house which they used to stay at Neshuro, the lady said Tsvairai's relative thr...
Socialite, PrettyMike shares story of how a lady almost forced a child that wasn’t his on him
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Socialite, PrettyMike shares story of how a lady almost forced a child that wasn’t his on him

Socialite, PrettyMike, has shared the story of how a lady he met about eight years ago forced a pregnancy he wasn't responsible for, on him. According to PrettyMike, two years after the child was born, he decided to go for a DNA test after noticing the little girl looked nothing like him but had a striking resemblance to a friend he identified as Yomi, who had also slept with the said lady.  He said after the DNA test proved the child was not his, he advised Yomi to also go for a DNA test, but it came out negative. Posting via his Instagram page, he wrote ''Has the tots of leaving this Lagos or this country crossed ur mind be4..... I HAD a daughter who’s 8 “atleast I wanted to believe she was mine”...... I met this girl at my nite club, asin I just got back to the country not...
Military Detain Mali’s President and Prime Minister
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Military Detain Mali’s President and Prime Minister

There are fears of a second coup being carried out in just a year in Mali following the detention of the country's President, Prime Minister and defence minister of the interim government by the military. Government sources told Reuters that President Bah Ndaw, Prime Minister Moctar Ouane and Defence Minister Souleymane Doucoure were all taken to a military base in Kati outside the capital Bamako, hours after two members of the military and first coup leaders lost their positions in a government reshuffle. The two coup leaders, Ex-Defence Minister Sadio Camara and Ex-Security Minister Colonel Modibo Kone were replaced on Monday May 24. Their detentions followed the military ouster in August of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. The development could exacerbate instability in th...
Landlord locks PHED officials in Port Harcourt out of their office over unpaid rent
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Landlord locks PHED officials in Port Harcourt out of their office over unpaid rent

Officials of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company in Ogbumnabali in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, were forced to work from a vehicle today May 20 after the landlord of the building where their office is located, locked them out over unpaid rent. A social media user, Stephen Momoh shared photos of the closure online showing the landlord sitting in front of the red padlocked door. See more of the photos below
Osimhen scores and limps off as Napoli hold Cagliari
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Osimhen scores and limps off as Napoli hold Cagliari

The Nigeria international found the back of the net for the eighth time this season but could not complete the encounter Victor Osimhen scored before he was injured as Napoli played out a 1-1 draw against Cagliari in Sunday’s Serie A game at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. The 22-year-old is gradually getting back to his best after struggling to make much of an impact for the Parthenopeans at the start of the season due to a number of factors including coronavirus-related problems. The forward was afforded his 12th league start of the season and utilized the opportunity to increase his tally before he was forced off in the second half after he suffered an injury.
My Twin Brother Forced me into Crime- Robbery Suspect Tells Police
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My Twin Brother Forced me into Crime- Robbery Suspect Tells Police

A 29-year-old armed robbery suspect, Taiwo Ojomo, who was arrested alongside three others by operatives of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), led by DCP Abba Kyari, has recounted how his twin brother, Kehinde Ojomo, introduced him into crime. The siblings who are children of a retired soldier operated a gang that operated within and outside Lagos. In his confession to the police, Taiwo said he now heads his own gang, having grown through the ranks in his twin brother’s gang. “Our style of robbery is one of the oldest in the history of crime. We operate using commercial bus also known as ‘one chance. While at times we hijack vehicle for operation and after which we abandon it by the roadside. My twin brother, Kehinde, forced me into his gang. That was 10 years ago after our fat...
Kendall Jenner Granted Restraining Order Against a Man who Wanted to Kill her
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Kendall Jenner Granted Restraining Order Against a Man who Wanted to Kill her

Reality star and supermodel, Kendall Jenner has reportedly been granted a temporary restraining order after a man threatened to have her killed. According to TMZ, a judge signed off on the order against Malik Bowker on Monday, March 29, after the 25-year-old model was informed by an LAPD detective that the 24-year-old man allegedly intended to buy an illegal firearm and shoot the both of them. The legal documents obtained by the news outlet state that Bowker has been placed on a psychiatric hold at a local hospital and is due to be released, which is said to be causing the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star "severe emotional distress and anxiety" Kendall, who has 24-hour security at her home - has claimed to have never met Bowker before and is frightened that he will cause...
Why I Left Chelsea – Obi Mikel Opens up on Fight with Conte
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Why I Left Chelsea – Obi Mikel Opens up on Fight with Conte

  Former Chelsea player, John Obi Mikel, has opened up on his fight with former Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte before he left the club. Mike said that the Italian gaffer forced  him out of Stamford Bridge over his decision to play in the 2016 Olympic Games with the Under 23 football team. Mikel had expressed his desire to play in the Olympics having represented Nigeria on various levels: U17, 21, and the senior national team. Having gone with the team to Brazil and won the Bronze medal from football competition, Mikel was out of the Chelsea squad by the then new manager, Conte. The former Nigerian skipper then decided to leave Stamford Bridge for China. Speaking in an interview with the Athletic, Mikel said, “This guy who has just walked in the door for five minutes...
15-year-old South African Girl Kills Man who Raped her by Shooting him in the Head with his Own Gun
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15-year-old South African Girl Kills Man who Raped her by Shooting him in the Head with his Own Gun

A 15 year-old teenager shot dead the man who raped her in Wedela, Carletonville, South Africa. Captain Eddie Boboko, the SAPS Spokesperson for the cluster, who confirmed the incident on Monday, March 8, said the girl was accosted by a man on Saturday night, and was forced into an area of bush where she and her male friend were robbed at gunpoint before the assailant raped her. "The young girl who had been forced into the bush at gun point by the suspect was ordered to undress. The man also undressed and proceeded to rape her," said Captain Boboko. The girl saw an opportunity when she spotted her rapist's firearm, seemingly on the ground, grabbed it and shot him in the head with it. The Wedela SAPS have opened a case of rape and an inquest docket. "The deceased has not yet b...
Rita Ora’s Boyfriend Romain Gavras Confirms their Split after Lockdown Forced Them Apart
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Rita Ora’s Boyfriend Romain Gavras Confirms their Split after Lockdown Forced Them Apart

Rita Ora's boyfriend Romain Gavras has confirmed that he has split from the singer after lockdown forced them apart. The British singer and French film director Romain Gavras called time on their relationship after more than six months as a couple after they had found it ­difficult to see each other due to lockdown restrictions. A spokeswoman for Romain, 39, confirmed to MailOnline the relationship has been over for 'months', saying: 'Rita and Romain split up months ago because of difficulties with their respective work commitments. They remain close friends.' Rita and Romain went their separate ways weeks after her Covid rule-breaking 30th birthday party at a Notting Hill restaurant on November 21. The French director, who is based in London,  began dating Rita following h...
Piers Morgan has Panic Button Installed Next to Bed Following Death Threats
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Piers Morgan has Panic Button Installed Next to Bed Following Death Threats

Piers Morgan has been forced to install a panic button in his bedroom after he received death threats. Morgan’s wife Celia Walden made this revelation one week after her husband received threats on social media, with one Instagram user also mentioning their son. The comment in question, which Piers shared to social media himself, read: "@PiersMorgan your a marked man, calling the police, big tech or beefing up your security isn’t going to stop us getting to you, this isn’t a threat Piers it’s a promise, your getting killed. [sic]." Opening up on the frightening ordeal in her latest Telegraph column, Piers' wife, Celia recalled the police visiting her home to address the threats before they decided to install heightened security that, if activated, would see authorities alerted...
United Airlines Plane Engine on Fire Mid-flight as Debris Falls on Houses in Colorado
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United Airlines Plane Engine on Fire Mid-flight as Debris Falls on Houses in Colorado

A United Airlines flight was forced to return to Denver International Airport to make an emergency landing on Saturday afternoon, Febuary 20th, after the engine caught fire shortly after takeoff, sending aircraft debris on people's houses in Colorado. The Boeing 777 which had 241 people on board returned to the airport around 1:30 p.m. after suffering an engine issue. The flight had been bound for Honolulu. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed in a statement that the Boeing 777-200 safely returned to the Denver International Airport after "experiencing a right-engine failure shortly after takeoff." "The FAA is aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," the statement said. The flight returned about 20 minutes after the police departme...
Zookeeper, Monkey and Ostrich Mauled to Death after Two Tigers Escape Zoo Facility
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Zookeeper, Monkey and Ostrich Mauled to Death after Two Tigers Escape Zoo Facility

A zookeeper and two animals have been killed after two critically endangered Sumatran tigers escaped from a zoo on Borneo island in Indonesia. The female tigers, both aged about 18 months, escaped the  Zoo on Friday, February 5, after a rain landslide damaged their enclosure. On Saturday, February 6, one of the animals was captured after it was hit with a tranquiliser dart. But the other tiger was shot dead after it behaved aggressively and attempts to tranquilise it failed. According to reports by the AFP, the zookeeper aged 47 was found dead close to the tigers' enclosure after the animals escaped. He had severe bite wounds and scratches on his body. An ostrich and a monkey, were also found dead near the enclosure. Zoo officials in the town of Singkawang, West Kalim...
11 people kidnapped from Abuja orphanage
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11 people kidnapped from Abuja orphanage

Eleven people have been kidnapped from an orphanage in the Federal Capital Territory.   The abductees, all orphans at Rachael’s Orphanage Home in Naharati, Abaji Area Council, were kidnapped on Saturday, Jan 23.   The gunmen, who arrived in large numbers with sophisticated weapons, also robbed the orphanage's security guard and his two wives.   They reportedly forced the gate open and went into the rooms of the orphans, and took 11 of them away at gunpoint.   The police has pledged to rescue those kidnapped and bring their abductors to justice.   Police spokesperson Yusuf Mariam said: "We have launched strategic operations to rescue them and arrest the perpetrators."
“I Was Forced To Borrow N5bn To Fund PDP Campaign” – Umahi
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“I Was Forced To Borrow N5bn To Fund PDP Campaign” – Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi yesterday said he was forced to borrow N5bn to fund the presidential campaign of the PDP in 2015. Umahi who decamped to the APC recently, stated this during an enlarged stakeholders meeting of the APC) in the state. Umahi : “When I was deputy governor, someone in high position from the South-east went and arranged loan of N5bn for me to fund presidential ambition of his government. And I had to sell some of my properties to pay the loan." Responding, the acting caretaker committee chairman of the PDP in the state, Fred Udogu, faulted the governor’s claims. “The governor has been feeding people of the state with all manner of lies and propaganda just to tarnish the image of the PDP and its members but we are preparing. “Political fight i...
Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester,  Treasure Nduka
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Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester, Treasure Nduka

Treasure Nduka, one of the #EndSARS protesters arrested in Lagos, says she was beaten by more than 10 police officers and forced to take off her bra in their presence. Speaking with TheCable, she said the police officers at the Ojuelegba station where she was arrested and detained, shot at protesters and labelled her a criminal. As the #EndSARS protests spread across the country, there have been reports of security operatives clamping down on youths expressing their displeasure over the growing rate of police brutality in the country. “At first, it was empowering seeing that a couple of youths were able to make that much impact and at a point, those that were stuck in traffic joined us in the protest. They came down to sympathise with us. It was really peaceful at the beginnin...
Osun polytechnic student found dead in his apartment
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Osun polytechnic student found dead in his apartment

A student of Osun State Polytechnic, Festus Adedoyin Ewejobi, who was declared missing on Tuesday, September 15, was found dead in his apartment in Iree, a community in the state on Saturday, September 19.   According to The Nation, a search party was launched shortly after Festus's whereabouts couldn't be determined on Tuesday September 15. It was while the search for Festus was in progress that neighbors perceived a stench from his room, fuelling suspicion that he might have been harmed. The door leading to his apartment was forced open only to find his decomposed body riddled with machete cuts. “We initially thought that the deceased was out of town when he was not seen or sighted in the neighbourhood for about four days. But we became worried because he would always leav...
Court Stops Ondo 16-Year-Old Girl Forced Marriage To Islamic Cleric As 9th Wife
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Court Stops Ondo 16-Year-Old Girl Forced Marriage To Islamic Cleric As 9th Wife

A 16-year old secondary school pupil (names withheld) has been reunited with her parents after an Akure Family Court stopped her forced marriage to an Islamic cleric identified as Alhaji Yusuf Lateef. The court presided over by Justice Aderemi Adegoroye, ordered the return of the girl to her family for proper care and education and warned Lateef to stay away from her. Lateef was to make the teenager who was 15 in 2019 his 9th wife. It was gathered that Lateef had approached the girl’s parents and sought her hand in marriage in 2019. Despite protest by the teenager, her parents forced her to accept the proposal and a day was fixed for the marriage. The teenager fled their Ore home on the day fixed for the marriage with support from her brother to Akure, the state capital. She was ...
Indians Working At Dangote Refinery Complain Of Being Forced To Work Despite Lockdown (Video)
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Indians Working At Dangote Refinery Complain Of Being Forced To Work Despite Lockdown (Video)

Staff of Power Mech company working on the Dangote Refinery have complained to the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Damodardas Modi of the actions of their employers. They claim that they are being made to work through the Coronavirus pandemic and even threatened with violence. The workers in a video with their leader speaking said every other company is observing the lockdown as announced by the Federal Government of Nigeria but Power Mech has refused to obey the directive and the workers are being driven out of their rooms in what they described as slavery. They also say only Power Mech is forcing staff to work as other companies have asked their workers to stay away.
Tourists Forced To Write ‘I Am So Sorry’ 500 Times For Breaching Coronavirus Lockdown In India (Photo)
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Tourists Forced To Write ‘I Am So Sorry’ 500 Times For Breaching Coronavirus Lockdown In India (Photo)

Ten foreigners were forced to repent by writing “I am so sorry” 500 times for breaching Coronavirus lockdown in India. Recall authorities in India imposed a nationwide lockdown with residents only permitted to leave their homes only for essential services such as buying groceries and medicine. On Sunday, April 12, the ten travellers from Israel, Mexico, Australia, and Austria were caught taking a walk in Rishikesh, an ancient city where The Beatles sought spirituality in 1968. Local police officer Vinod Sharma said they were each made to write “I did not follow the rules of lockdown so I am so sorry” 500 times. More than 700 foreign tourists from the US, Australia, Mexico and Israel staying in the area had flouted the lockdown rules, Sharma said, adding the unusual punishme...
FG To Evacuate Nigerians From China After Viral Video Of Forced Eviction
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FG To Evacuate Nigerians From China After Viral Video Of Forced Eviction

The Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China says the government was now prepared to evacuate its citizens from China. This move followed several viral videos on social media showing that scores of Nigerian students and businessmen in Guangzhou have been evicted from their apartments and hotel rooms by Chinese authorities. Guangzhou is home to one of China’s largest African communities and has become a hub for African traders buying and selling goods to the continent. The viral videos show the victims lamenting their inhumane treatments by the authorities, who they said have not provided them with an alternative of food or shelter since their eviction. “We have no house, no food, no hotel,” one student from Nigeria told the BBC. “There are up to 100 people still on the streets. P...
Lionel Messi’s £11m Private Jet Forced To Make Emergency Landing At Brussels Airport Due To Faulty Gear
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Lionel Messi’s £11m Private Jet Forced To Make Emergency Landing At Brussels Airport Due To Faulty Gear

Lionel Messi’s £11m Gulfstream V private jet, was forced to make an emergency landing at Brussels, Belgium after it’s landing gear developed fault mid-air on Friday. The identity of who was on board hasn’t been revealed, but the plane was on it’s way to Tenerife, Spain, before it grounded at Zaventem Airport in the Belgian capital for the first time at 9.18am Almost 30 minutes later, the plane took off again only to quickly return back to Brussels. The aircraft hasn’t been bought by the football star but he regularly hires it, and even personalized the interiors of the jet with his son’s names and labelled the plane tail with No.10. Information from Flight Aware shows the aircraft flew from San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina to Guararapes aiport in Recife, Brazil, a 5h 51...
Heartbreaking Footage of a Monkey Being Forced to Lift Weights and do Press-ups by it’s Trainer
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Heartbreaking Footage of a Monkey Being Forced to Lift Weights and do Press-ups by it’s Trainer

A footage has emerged showing a monkey with a chain tied on it's neck, being forced by it's trainer to lift weights, dunk a basket ball and do sit-ups for tourists in Thailand. The monkey named Ning Nang can be seen in the video released by Animal rights group, PETA Asia, lifting a mini barbell complete with weights above its head while it's trainer counts in English. Acording to PETA Asia, teeths of monkeys are removed at young age, so they can be forced to perform activities without being able to bite back or defend themselves against a trainer. Jason Baker, a PETA Senior Vice President, said: "Videos like the one we've just released are helping to change public opinion. “Forcing wild animals to perform is no longer the way to draw a crowd, but there's still much work...
I Was Forced To Sign Document Countering Rape Allegation Against Fatoyinbo – Busola Dakolo
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I Was Forced To Sign Document Countering Rape Allegation Against Fatoyinbo – Busola Dakolo

Busola Dakolo, celebrity photographer, who accused Biodun Fatoyinbo, a senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) church of rape has revealed how she was forced by the police at gun-point to sign a document countering her rape allegations against the pastor. The celebrity photographer had alleged that the COZA founder forcefully raped her when she was young. In a recent interview with the UK Guardian , Busola recalls and narrated how she was forced into a van by some armed men to sign another letter. According to her, she was handed a document containing allegations of “criminal conspiracy, falsehood, mischief and threat to life” to sign. She added that the contents of the letter were not levelled against Fatoyinbo but against her family. “One was holding a gu...
Moment Governor Matawalle Forced Principal and Teachers to Eat Poor Food they Serve Sudents
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Moment Governor Matawalle Forced Principal and Teachers to Eat Poor Food they Serve Sudents

A video which captured moment Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle forced the Principal and Teachers of Government Science Secondary School and Government Girls’ Secondary School Gusau, to eat the substandard food they serve students has gone viral on social media. The visibly angry Zamfara State Governor who expressed dissatisfaction with the poor food students of the school are being served in spite of huge amount of money being spent by the government for the program, further directed that “henceforth, the principals and the feeding officers throughout the state must eat the same food they cook for their students or be dismissed”.   Matawalle added; “You must henceforth eat your food with your students and I will keep you on watch so that those who violate the orde...
Husband Forced to Apologize to his wife on Twitter after She Took Offense at his Tweet
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Husband Forced to Apologize to his wife on Twitter after She Took Offense at his Tweet

A husband was forced to issue an apology after his tweet caught his wife's attention and drew a reaction from her. Twitter user Nai Abese retweeted a tweet that seemed to be joking about women and how complicated they can be. The tweet had two screenshots. One reads: "I knew women were crazy when I first moved in with my wife and she said 'you don't text me anymore'." The other screenshot shows a woman arguing in support of the wife being discussed and asking why the man would suddenly stop sending good morning texts just because they moved in together. Nai Abese, who is married, shared the tweet and revealed in his caption that he can relate with the married man above. He wrote: "You wouldn't believe how much I can relate to this." And his wife simply replied: "W...

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