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Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge

  Manchester United hero, Rio Ferdinand, has predicted the winner between Chelsea and Real Madrid when both teams clash in the Champions League semi-final second-leg tie at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. Chelsea had played a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final first-leg encounter last week in Spain. Thomas Tuchel’s side head to the game following a 2-0 victory over Fulham in the Premier League last weekend, while Real Madrid defeated Osasuna 2-0 in the LaLiga. Providing his prediction, Ferdinand backed Chelsea to beat Zinedine Zidane’s side to qualify for the Champions League final because the Blues play at a high pace. “After watching Real Madrid play and navigate their way through against Liverpool, I thought the experience was going ...
Iheanacho Named In Emirates FA Cup Team Of The Semi-Finals
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Iheanacho Named In Emirates FA Cup Team Of The Semi-Finals

Kelechi Iheanacho has been named in the Emirates FA Cup Team of the Semi-finals that is dominated by Chelsea players. The best team of the last four was unveiled on the verified Twitter handle of the Emirates FA Cup. Iheanacho who has been in red-hot form was the hero for Leicester City as he netted the goal, which saw them beat Southampton 1-0 and seal a first FA Cup final appearance since 1969. He leads a three-man forward line in the Team of the Semi-final which is in a 4-1-2-3 formation. He will hope to take his superb form into the final when Leicester face Chelsea next month. On Monday, he continued his impressive scoring form as he bagged the winner in Leicester’s 2-1 home win against Crystal Palace on Monday. The goal means he now has 10 goals in the Premier L...
Toddler Falls From 12 Story Building But Survives
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Toddler Falls From 12 Story Building But Survives

A delivery driver in Vietnam is being called a hero after he miraculously caught a toddler who fell from a 12th-floor balcony. Nguyen Ngoc Manh, 31, was sitting in his truck, waiting to deliver a package to a residence in Hanoi on Sunday, Feb 28, when he heard a child crying and a woman screaming overhead. He said that he initially brushed off the commotion as just a kid having a tantrum. But when Manh noticed people on the street panicked and shouting, he rolled down his window and looked up. To his horror he saw a little girl dangling 164-feet in the air, VN Express International reported. The heart-stopping moment was captured on video and shared on social media. Manh, a father himself, immediately exited his truck. Trying to gauge where the girl may land, he climbed ...
14-year-old Girl Uses Machete to Fight Robbers who Stormed their Shop
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14-year-old Girl Uses Machete to Fight Robbers who Stormed their Shop

A 14-year-old girl has been hailed a hero after she was able to repel an armed robbery attack on her mom’s shop. The incident happened in the neighborhood of Rafael Uribe Uribe in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia, on Thursday, February 4, when a biker stopped by a stationery shop and forced entry at 4 am. The owner’s two daughters, aged two and 14, were inside the shop at the time of the attempted raid. CCTV footage inside the shop shows a man dressed in a black outfit and wearing a black helmet, walking into the back of the shop where the cash register is at. The brave teenage girl is seen confronting the robber as she threatens him to back off with a machete. She brandishes the blade in the air and pushes the man out to the front of the shop. Another robber appe...
Nnamdi Kanu Is A Hero Grossly Misunderstood – Yul Edochie
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Nnamdi Kanu Is A Hero Grossly Misunderstood – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has described leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu as a hero grossly misunderstood. The 39-year-old shared a picture of Kanu in an Instagram post on Friday. He said he chose to celebrate him even though it’s not his birthday. “Today is not his birthday but I choose to celebrate this great man today. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. A Hero who is grossly misunderstood. “But all he truly wants is for Africans to wake up and take serious decisions that will bring lasting peace in Africa. Live long great man,” he wrote.
Piers Morgan’s tribute to Larry King is so shady…
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Piers Morgan’s tribute to Larry King is so shady…

Piers Morgan took to Twitter to pay tribute to Larry King after the legendary talk show host passed but his choice of words raised brows.   Piers shared a throwback photo he took with Larry King and wrote: "Larry King was a hero of mine until we fell out after I replaced him at CNN & he said my show was ‘like watching your mother-in-law go over a cliff in your new Bentley.’ (He married 8 times so a mother-in-law expert) But he was a brilliant broadcaster & masterful TV interviewer.     A number of people reacted, telling Piers that his tweet was an inappropriate way to pay tribute to a dead man.   But Piers responded, insisting Larry hated the fact that he was the one who replaced him at CNN.   He wrote: "Larry hated me replac...
Mourinho reveals Maradona calls as he pays tribute to Argentina legend
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Mourinho reveals Maradona calls as he pays tribute to Argentina legend

The Portuguese tactician will miss the phone calls he received from the Argentine hero after bad results Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho says he will miss receiving phone calls from Diego Maradona that were made to lift his spirits after losing matches. The football world is in mourning after the passing of the iconic former player this week. Tributes have flown in from across the world after it was confirmed on Wednesday that the Argentina, Napoli and Boca Juniors hero suffered a fatal heart attack on Wednesday.
“Not a Hero” – Candace Owens Slammed for Comments About George Floyd
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“Not a Hero” – Candace Owens Slammed for Comments About George Floyd

Conservative activist and Trump supporter, Candace Owens, is receiving some stick online after she said the late George Floyd is not a hero. Mr Floyd was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as he told them “I can’t breathe”. Floyd’s death has sparked mass protests across the US, with governors in several states calling in National Guard troops in an attempt to maintain order. In a now viral Facebook video, Candace Owens stated that she does not support him, and neither does she view him as a martyr. She titled the video; “Confession: I DO NOT support George Floyd and I refuse to see him as a martyr”. She said in the controversial video; “I do not support George Floyd and the media’s depiction...
Inter Milan hero Bergomi happy with Icardi PSG sale
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Inter Milan hero Bergomi happy with Icardi PSG sale

Inter Milan hero Beppe Bergomi has welcomed Mauro Icardi's sale to PSG. On Sunday Icardi was signed permanently by PSG, for a reported €50m plus €8m in bonuses – on top of the €13m paid for the loan spell. “Inter had already made their decision on Icardi last year," club legend and 1982 World Cup winner Bergomi told Sky Sport Italia. “Considering the way the situation had evolved, I think PSG represent the best choice for all concerned. Icardi has joined a club that doesn't have the prestige of Inter, but it has won the Ligue 1 title and can technically still win the Champions League. “Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku has done a fantastic job of replacing Icardi, so everyone is happy."
Will Smith Impressed By His Hero Mike Tyson’s Agility And Strength At 53
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Will Smith Impressed By His Hero Mike Tyson’s Agility And Strength At 53

Mike Tyson has displayed incredible speed and power in a new video posted on his Instagram. The former heavyweight champion showed off his impressive speed and strength, leaving fans wondering whether he is all set to make a come back to the boxing ring. Thousands of fans flooded his video with praise, with actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, saying, “My brother you got me ready to run thru”. Hollywood star Will Smith reposted the video on his Instagram and it was seen by over 5 million people within a few hours. “Mike at 53??? MY HERO,” Will captioned the video, clearly suggesting that he can’t believe the former champ could have displayed such agility and strength at this age.    
Teams Divock Origi Scores Against All Suffer The Following Season
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Teams Divock Origi Scores Against All Suffer The Following Season

Football teams beware, Divock Origi has a curse to pass on and it will damage your season. Liverpool striker Origi became somewhat of a hero at Anfield last season. The Belgian scored last minute goals in the Premier League to keep the Reds' dream of winning the title alive and more importantly scored in the Champions League semi final and final. If Barcelona and Spurs thought his goals were a big blow at the time then what they didn't realise is the lasting effect the goals would have on them. The six teams he scored against last season have all had bad starts to the season whilst five teams he scored against in previous seasons have suffered relegations. Since conceding against Origi, Barcelona have lost the Copa del Rey final and started La Liga with just three wins from the...
Neymar meet his acting hero Will Smith
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Neymar meet his acting hero Will Smith

The Fresh Prince of Paris, Neymar poses with Will Smith after the acting surprises PSG star in French capital. The Brazil international is believed to be a huge fan of the actor who was in Paris with Disney whilst filming for Aladdin. Neymar also joined Smith in a video for the app OTRO which brings fans closer to the world's greatest footballers.   View this post on Instagram   Watch #neymar’s reaction when he met #willsmith A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on May 8, 2019 at 6:54pm PDT
NYSC Member in Rivers Thanks Male Colleague Who Saved Her Life
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NYSC Member in Rivers Thanks Male Colleague Who Saved Her Life

A female National Youth Service Corps, NYSC member in Rivers state, Fakorede Bukola, has taken to her social media page to express profound gratitude to a fellow corps member, Adaji Muhammed, who saved her during election violence, which erupted in Bonny, Rivers state last Saturday, February 23rd. In a viral photo, the male corps member was seen carrying his female colleague during the crisis, while security operatives watched them and did nothing. Taking to her Instagram page to thank Muhammed, Fakorede wrote; ”I am using this medium to inform the general public on the trending pics of a Corp member that many blogs, TV channels etc tagged dead in their major headlines that I am alive and fine..please ignore anyone who says I am dead. Thanks…….And to my hero @adajimuhammed ,I can’...
Massive Crowd That Welcomed Buhari To Kano State, Making It Almost Impossible For His Car To Move
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Massive Crowd That Welcomed Buhari To Kano State, Making It Almost Impossible For His Car To Move

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Kano State as he continues his nationwide campaign towards his re-election bid as Nigeria’s president. The president was received in Kano state by a large crowd of supporters who lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their hero. The crowd so thronged the President’s convoy that it was almost impossible for the cars to move. Naija News reports that Kano state is one of the major battle grounds for the presidential elections as it has a large population of voters who could swing victory in favour of their preferred candidate. Mr. Buhari is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress. See some pictures from the stadium as well.
Ojukwu Was A Failed Hero – El-rufai’s Son, Bashir El-Rufai Says
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Ojukwu Was A Failed Hero – El-rufai’s Son, Bashir El-Rufai Says

Bashir, son of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, says the leader of the defunct Biafran Republic, Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, was a failed hero. Bashir said this in a Twitter post while reacting to a comment by one of his followers. The governor’s son had said Enugu State was the homeland of Ojukwu instead of Nnewi in Anambra State. However, when his error was brought to his notice, rather than apologising, Bashir said, “Knowing your failed hero’s homeland that plunged misguided idiots into a civil war and ran away is not my concern. You do your research and find out his hometown. “I could care less for the man. And he will forever remain a dent in our history.” When the follower reacted by saying Ojukwu would remain greater than Governor el-Rufai, who kneels down to ...
The Real Super Mario Dies Aged 84 Years
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The Real Super Mario Dies Aged 84 Years

Mario Segale, the man after whom video game hero Super Mario was named, has died aged 84. Mr Segale was a successful Italian-American property developer from the US state of Washington. In the 1980s, he leased a warehouse to Nintendo of America who decided to name the star of their new video game after him. Mr Segale joked to the Seattle Times in 1993 that he was “still waiting for my royalty cheques”. Super Mario was originally called Jumpman until Nintendo decided it wanted to give the character a proper name. Mr Segale said it was Minoru Arakawa, who had been tasked with setting up Nintendo of America, who told him the video game hero carried his name. According to his obituary, Mr Segale “always ducked the notoriety and wanted to be known instead for what he accom...
Liverpool Hero Heskey: Van Dijk Best Since Carragher
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Liverpool Hero Heskey: Van Dijk Best Since Carragher

Former Liverpool striker Emile Heskey says Virgil van Dijk is the best defender they’ve seen since Jamie Carragher. The Dutchman has been a revelation since joining from Southampton, establishing himself as one of the world’s best centre-backs. “With Liverpool, everyone knows they’re very dynamic going forward but defensively could be very frail. “But with Van Dijk coming in it looks very solid now. “Since Jamie Carragher retired and left they haven’t really had that defender who is very commanding back there. Someone who orders people about, ushers people around him, who is very solid at the back like that. And Van Dijk looks like that man to tick those boxes.
Neymar Returns To Barcelona, Meets Ex Team Mates
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Neymar Returns To Barcelona, Meets Ex Team Mates

Neymar was given a hero’s welcome as the now-Paris Saint-Germain star headed back to Barcelona to see his old team-mates. The Brazilian star, 26, took some time away from his PSG duties as he met up with Luis Suarez, Rafinha, Ivan Rakitic and Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Neymar left the Nou Camp last summer in a world-record £198million deal, but is clearly still loved by his former team-mates. The PSG superstar posted a series of images on social media as he got reacquainted up with the Barcelona superstars. Captioning a picture of himself and Rakitic, Neymar said: “I’m glad to see you, mate.” To Barca stopper Ter-Stegen, he wrote: “Did you miss me, haha.” And to his former partner in crime up front, Suarez, Neymar said: “Missed you brother.”
Arsenal Hero Alan Smith: The Day Sir Alex Called About Signing For Man Utd
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Arsenal Hero Alan Smith: The Day Sir Alex Called About Signing For Man Utd

Arsenal hero Alan Smith has revealed how he rejected a move to Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United. Smith reveals in his autobiography Heads Up that Ferguson called him just before he joined Arsenal to try and persuade him to go to Old Trafford. Smith said: “It could have been very different. "When the manager of Manchester United rings, you don't normally say: 'Sorry, I'm joining someone else.' "We were watching Coronation Street at home, my mum came in the room and said: 'There's an Alex Ferguson on the phone for you…' “It wasn't a long conversation because he wanted me to wait until the end of the season, it wasn't going so well at United back then whereas Arsenal wanted me to join before the deadline and we won the league twice before United managed it.  ...
Russia Knock Spain Out Of The World Cup
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Russia Knock Spain Out Of The World Cup

Russia this evening knocked Spain out of the World Cup beating them in a tension-soaked penalty kick out after the game ended 1 - 1 in full time and extra-time. Own goal by Sergei Ignashevich gave Spain the lead before Artem  Dzyuba equalized for Russia. After the full time and extra time, Aspas missed the last penalty for Spain as they were eliminated by Russia. The hosts are through to the quarter-finals as keeper Igor Vladimirovich Akinfeev became the hero of the game. Sergio Ramos, Pique, Iniesta all scored for Spain while Koke and Aspas missed from the penalty spot. Cheryshev, Golovin, veteran defender Ignashevich and Smolov all scored from the penalty spot to ensure that Russia triumphs against Spain.
‘African Spiderman’ Begins Training With French Fire Brigade, To Earn 600 Euros Monthly
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‘African Spiderman’ Begins Training With French Fire Brigade, To Earn 600 Euros Monthly

22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama, the Malian immigrant who scaled an apartment building in Paris to save the life of a dangling 4-year-old, has joined the French Fire Brigade after he was rewarded for his brave act. TORI News had earlier reported that during a meeting, the French President, Emmanuel Macron, granted the hero "African Spiderman" French citizenship and was offered to an enrollment to be a firefighter at the French Fire Service. On Tuesday, Gassama visited the Paris Fire Brigade headquarters and Champerret fire station and also met with the Paris fire brigade commander general, Jean-Claude Gallet. The athletic Malian received his temporary residence permit at the prefecture of Bobigny, northeast of Paris and reportedly signed up for a 10-month internship with the Paris fi...
Hero “Spiderman” Who Scaled Building To Save Child Meets French President, Gets Honorary Citizenship And A Job With The Paris Fire Service
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Hero “Spiderman” Who Scaled Building To Save Child Meets French President, Gets Honorary Citizenship And A Job With The Paris Fire Service

The Malian immigrant, who scaled an apartment building in Paris to save the life of a dangling 4-year-old, has met with French President Emmanuel Macron and he's been rewarded for his brave act. Mamoudou Gassama, a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant, has been dubbed "Le Spiderman" because of how fast he scaled the building to get to the child. After the video of him saving the boy went viral, he met with President Macron at the Elysée Palace, after which Macron revealed that Mamoudou will be granted French citizenship and enrolled as a firefighter in the French fire service. "All the papers will be put in order," Macron said when meeting Mamoudou Gassama. The president later tweeted: "With Mr Gassama who saved the life of a child after scaling four floors with his bare hands. I...
Malian ‘Hero’ Who Saved Child To Get French Citizenship Says Macron
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Malian ‘Hero’ Who Saved Child To Get French Citizenship Says Macron

The young Malian migrant who saved a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor Paris balcony after scaling the facade with his bare hands will be made a French citizen, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday. Mamoudou Gassama, who met with Macron after a video of his rescue went viral on social media, will also be offered a place in the fire brigade, the president added. African immigrant climbs 4 storeys to rescue dangling boy in Paris . A 22-year-old African man, Mamoudou Gassama, has been hailed a hero after he scaled the facade of a building to save a 4-year-old child hanging from a 4th-floor balcony. Without a thought for his own safety, Gassama took just seconds to reach the child in a spectacular rescue captured on camera. The incident took place at about 8...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Calls Messi His Idol
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Son Calls Messi His Idol

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr has posted an incredible message to his father’s biggest rival, Lionel Messi. The Real Madrid star’s son met his hero at the Fifa best awards in October, when his dad swept home the main prize. Ronaldo also made the best XI of the season alongside Messi, as well as the likes of Neymar Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and Gianluigi Buffon. The Los Blancos number seven was seated near his Barcelona rival at the ceremony and his son was pictured saying hello to the 30-year-old. Ronaldo Jr uploaded the snap to his Instagram with the caption: “Thank you my idol.”
Police Can kill Idiots Who Resist Arrest – Duterte
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Police Can kill Idiots Who Resist Arrest – Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill “idiots” who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs. Duterte met the parents of the schoolboy, 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos, at the presidential palace in Manila on Monday, officials said. Details of the meeting were not immediately available. Earlier, Duterte broke off midway through a prepared speech at the Hero’s Cemetery on the outskirts of Manila and addressed impromptu comments to Jovie Espenido, the police chief of a town in the south where the mayor was killed in an anti-drugs raid. “Your duty requires you to overcome the resistance of the person you are arresting… (if) he resists, and it ...
Far-Right Celebrate Finsbury Park Attack On Facebook & YouTube And Their Vile Videos Aren’t Taken Down
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Far-Right Celebrate Finsbury Park Attack On Facebook & YouTube And Their Vile Videos Aren’t Taken Down

The American, who goes by the name ‘Jermania’, posted the video on Google’s YouTube website. In the clip, he said: ‘Greetings comrades, I am so happy right now. It’s turning out to be a wonderful Father’s Day. ‘I think the English have finally grown some balls and a white man, possibly – can’t say for sure yet – but someone has driven a van into a bunch of Muslims who were leaving a mosque. I think they [the English] finally ****ing hit back, and you know this is going to kick it off right here … about ****ing time. Well done.’ Google removed the video, saying ‘this kind of content has no place on YouTube’ and that it is ‘working with government, law enforcement and civil society groups to tackle the problem of violent extremism online’. But it left dozens of other videos by the...
Nigerians Raise N4M In 9 Hours To Honour Slain Police Hero, Sergeant Iboko
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Nigerians Raise N4M In 9 Hours To Honour Slain Police Hero, Sergeant Iboko

Kayode Ogundamisi’s move to make the family of late Sergeant Iboko who was killed for his bravery at the Owerri robbery attack comfortable, has really paid off as Nigerians have donated to the GoFundMe account launched to this effect. Nigerians have raised N2M for the family of the late Policeman, which is much more than the initial 200k target set by the activist.
Jim Iyke Serves Kolanut At Nnamdi Kanu’s House
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Jim Iyke Serves Kolanut At Nnamdi Kanu’s House

The former Governor of Imo State,  Ikedi Ohakim today visited the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his family at their residence in Abia state.Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke was also present to serve Kolanut and refreshments to the August visitor, who will be delivering a lecture today May 23rd at the immortalisation and institutionalization of Igbo Literary Icon, Hero and African legend, Prof Chinua Achebe at the Institute of African Studies University of Nigeria Nsukka .
Story Of Ibadan’s First Entrepreneur, Enigmatic Adebisi Idi-ikan: An Unsung Hero
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Story Of Ibadan’s First Entrepreneur, Enigmatic Adebisi Idi-ikan: An Unsung Hero

The Nigerian firmament, is replete with the stories of unsung heroes, be it in commerce, politics, enterprise, education, sports, medicine, traditional institutions and so on. Sanusi Adebisi Idikan was an enigmatic personality that traversed Ibadan’s landscape in commerce, engaged in philanthropy and humaneness in the late 19th and 20th centuries. COMING OF THE OFI- CLOTHE WEAVING HERO He was born in 1882, in Ibadan during the reign of Aare Latoosa, the Baale of Ibadan, and died in 1938, during the reign of his bosom friend and Father In Law, Olubadan Okunola Abass Aleshinloye. Despite being the biggest story of his time, Sanusi remained an unsung hero. Adebisi’s father, Adesina, migrated from Efon Alaaye (Ijesha Stock) in present day Ondo State. He was an itinerant Ofi clothe weaver- a ...
Twitter User Begs GEJ For Forgiveness
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Twitter User Begs GEJ For Forgiveness

Twitter user with the handle @deee009 yesterday, begged Former President Goodluck Ebelle Jonathan to forgive him, for his tweet in 2014. He also said GEJ is the true of Hero  
Carlos Tevez Set to Earn £615,000 a Week at Shanghai Shenhua, Becoming World’s Highest Earning Player
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Carlos Tevez Set to Earn £615,000 a Week at Shanghai Shenhua, Becoming World’s Highest Earning Player

Carlos Tevez is set to complete his mega-money move to China despite Boca Juniors fans begging their hero to stay in emotional scenes on Sunday night. The 32-year-old Argentina striker is poised to sign a staggering contract with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua worth an estimated £615,000 a week. And the former West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City player took the opportunity to wave goodbye to his first club as they beat Colon 4-1 at La Bombonera. https://twitter.com/BocaJrsOficial/status/810672395614720000

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