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Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day
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Trevor Noah Shows Off His Mom on Mother’s Day

Comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah. Trevor, who hardly shares snaps of his family, took to social media to pen a lengthy and unfeigned letter to mommy dearest. Trevor reflected on the almost unbearable challenges and responsibilities his family faced. From having to care for her family while navigating other obstacles that black women in South Africa are facing. “Whenever I’d see my mom carrying insanely heavy things on her head I’d always think two things- One, “that’s so damn cool, I can’t even lift that with my arms.” And two, “I feel like this is a metaphor for her journey in life”- She lived her entire life with a giant burden on her head, from her family, her society and even her country. But instead of allowing this burden to stunt her growth, she strengthened her...
Nnadozie records fifth Paris clean sheet against Bayo’s Issy
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Nnadozie records fifth Paris clean sheet against Bayo’s Issy

The Nigerian goalkeeper maintained her fantastic form in goal for the French outfit after ensuring her side's double against the hosts Chiamaka Nnadozie was at her best between the sticks as she kept her fifth clean sheet for Paris following her side's 4-0 triumph over Issy in the French D1 Arkema encounter on Saturday. The Nigeria international had made her long-awaited French D1 Arkema debut against Issy on October 10 and went on to help her side ground out a clean sheet, after a 5-0 triumph. Following her superb performance so far this term, Nnadozie was handed her 11th starting role against Issy and she replicated her first leg fine form to ensure her side completed a season double.
Inside Qatar’s $3 Billion Lusail Stadium Set To Host The 2022 World Cup Final
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Inside Qatar’s $3 Billion Lusail Stadium Set To Host The 2022 World Cup Final

Pictured: Qatar's $3 billion Lusail Stadium after construction. The 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium will host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 final on December 18, 2022, which is also Qatar National Day. [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] Lusail, Qatar - With a capacity of 80,000, Lusail Stadium will be the biggest tournament venue for the 2022 World Cup that takes place in Qatar from November next year. According to tournament organisers, the stadium’s concrete works, steel superstructure installation and the roof big lift have been completed. [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] The stadium which cost $3 billion, will be one of eight venues for the tournament and will host a total of 10 matches, including the final and matches during every stage of the event. The stadium entrances, interior ...
Danny Murphy predicts results for Chelsea, Man City, Bayern, Liverpool, others
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Danny Murphy predicts results for Chelsea, Man City, Bayern, Liverpool, others

  Former Liverpool star, Danny Murphy, has delivered his predictions for the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. Real Madrid will host Liverpool on Tuesday night in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie in Spain, while Manchester City will face Borussia Dortmund. Reigning champions Bayern Munich will tackle Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, while Chelsea will face Porto. Providing his predictions, Murphy told The Mail on Sunday: “Real’s teamsheet used to strike fear into opponents but not anymore,” Murphy told The Mail on Sunday. “Injuries have prevented Eden Hazard from becoming another Galactico and their best players, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos, are all in their 30s. “In fact, Liverpool carry the greater firepower with Salah, Sadio ...
Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed [Full list]
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Chelsea vs West Brom: Tuchel’s Squad for EPL Clash Confirmed [Full list]

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, will be without midfielder, N’Golo Kante, when they host West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday. Kante picked up a hamstring injury while on international break with France. However, Thiago Silva will be available for selection. The Blues occupy fourth spot in the table and are facing pressure from a host of teams, including Everton, West Ham United and Liverpool, to keep hold of that final Champions League place. The kick-off time for the Chelsea vs West Brom match is 12.30 pm. Full Chelsea squad available to face West Brom: Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga & Willy Caballero. Defenders: Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Ben Chilwell, Marcos Alonso & ...
Christian & Muslim Group To Host Fulani Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis
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Christian & Muslim Group To Host Fulani Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis

Coalition of Christians And Muslim Set To Host FULANI National Peace Summit To Review Herdsmen Crisis With Farmers, Communities With the ongoing marginalisation, killings, crisis and religiously driven unrest facing Nigeria, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alh. Dr. Bello Abdullah Bodego has met with Most Reverend Amb. Ugokwe Prince, Senior Pastor Yoke Breakers Prophetic Ministry, Abuja, ahead of the Fulani National Peace Summit holding soon in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. According to reports, the forthcoming Fulani National Peace Summit is spare-headed by Most Reverend Amb Ugokwe Prince and Dr. Bello Abdullah Bodego, alongside other religious leaders and stakeholders of National unity in Nigeria. The meeting which was held few hours ago was in-vie...
Jemima Osunde Curses Follower Who Asked for Ebuka Obi Uchendu to be Replaced as the Host of Big Brother Naija
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Jemima Osunde Curses Follower Who Asked for Ebuka Obi Uchendu to be Replaced as the Host of Big Brother Naija

Jemima Osunde has slammed a Twitter user who asked that Ebuka Obi Uchendu be replaced as the host of Big Brother Naija. The Twitter user had written: "Ebuka don eat small, make him allow another person chop! Frank Edoho as BBNaija host for this season won't be a bad choice tho Eviction night go choke." Jemima Osunde replied: "I pray with everything I believe in that someone will orchestrate your own job being taken away from you and it will work. I said what I said. You should get the wickedness you give out as well. "Why are you people so mean?" See the rest of her tweets below.
Tiwa Savage to host after party of Hollywood movie, ‘Coming 2 America’
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Tiwa Savage to host after party of Hollywood movie, ‘Coming 2 America’

Singer, Tiwa Savage is set to host the after-party of Amazon's original movie, Coming to America 2. Coming to America 2 comedy film serves as a sequel to the original 1988 film that will be holding its royal after-party virtually on Instagram Live at exactly 7 PM PT and 10 PM ET. Tiwa Savage is however privileged to host the event of one of the most anticipated movies of all time. Announcing the gig, the mother of one wrote; "Will be hosting the official "Coming 2 America" Royal After Party Tomorrow in partnership with @amazonprimevideo & @zamundaroyals ️."   Aside from hosting the after-party event, Tiwa Savage and Tekno's songs were also used on the movie's official soundtrack.
Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma
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Lukaku Sets New Record in Inter Milan’s Victory Over Parma

  Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, on Thursday night, set a new personal assist record during his side’s Serie A 2-1 victory over Parma. Two goals from Alexis Sanchez ensured Antonio Conte’s side defeated Parma at the Stadio Ennio Tardini. The win over Parma means Inter Milan are now on top of the Serie A table with 59 points from 25 games. However, Lukaku swapped scoring goals for setting up goals in Inter’s victory against Parma. The 27-year-old provided an assist for teammate, Alexis Sanchez in the second half of the encounter as Antonio Conte’s men defeated the host. According to OptaPaolo, Lukaku’s assist means the Belgium international has now taken his total in Serie A to eight assists so far this season, which is a new record for him in Europe’s five m...
Teslim Balogun Stadium To Host Super Eagles Vs Lesotho
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Teslim Balogun Stadium To Host Super Eagles Vs Lesotho

Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles and Lesotho. Popular sports journalist Colin Udoh confirmed the news on the social media “EKO FOR SHOW: Nigeria v Lesotho #Afcon2021Q in March will be played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Plenty to unpack there @NGSuperEagles,”Udoh tweeted. The Super Eagles will face the Squirrels of Benin Republic in Cotonou on March 25 before hosting Lesotho at home. Gernot Rohr’s side defeated Lesotho 4-2 in the first leg in Maseru last year.
Zenatha Coleman goal rescues Sevilla from Santa Teresa defeat
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Zenatha Coleman goal rescues Sevilla from Santa Teresa defeat

With the hosts inching closer to a home defeat, the Namibian came off the bench to hand the hosts a crucial equaliser Zenatha Coleman scored the only goal as Sevilla secured a 1-1 draw against Santa Teresa in Saturday's Spanish Iberdrola top-flight fixture. The 27-year-old has continued to excel for the Spanish outfit this season since joining last July after parting ways with Valencia. The Namibia international returned from a one-match suspension in their 1-0 defeat at Madrid as a starter but was handed a bench role for the fifth time and went on to rescue her side.  
Edo Has No Funds To Host National Sports Festival – Obaseki
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Edo Has No Funds To Host National Sports Festival – Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called on the Federal Government to help in funding the National Sports Festival, scheduled to hold in the state. Obaseki said the state is ready to host the 20th edition of the sports event but does not have the financial capacity to host 11,500 athletes and officials. Obaseki, who received members of the Main Organising Committee from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in Benin City on Tuesday, said COVID-19 had taken its toll on the finances of the state. He said: “Since March last year, you know the financial strength of most states, sub-nationals and countries. For us as a state, we are ready to host but don’t have the funds at this point in time to host the Games; this is the plain truth. “If the Federal Go...
South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys
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South African Comedian, Trevor Noah Set To Host 2021 Grammys

The Recording Academy has announced "The Daily Show" host and GRAMMY-nominated comedian Trevor Noah as host of the 2021 GRAMMYs on Sunday, March 14. This will be the first time Noah will host Music's Biggest Night. "Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event," Noah said in a statement. "I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I'm not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!" "With a knack for keeping viewers engaged and entertained, Trevor is the per...
Ned Nwoko And Regina Daniels Host Festus Keyamo At Their Abuja Mansion
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Ned Nwoko And Regina Daniels Host Festus Keyamo At Their Abuja Mansion

The minister of state for labour and productivity, Festus Keyamo, recently announced on social media that he was hosted by Nollywood actress Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko at their Abuja residence. In a post which he shared via his official Twitter handle, he revealed one of the things he achieved at their residence, which was a discussion about politics and the economy. "Earlier this evening, my ‘brother’ from Delta State, Hon. Ned Nwoko and his delectable wife, Regina Daniels, hosted me at their private residence in Abuja. “We discussed politics, the economy and of course how we can work together in respect of the Special Public Works Programme."
Manchester United to host Liverpool in FA Cup fourth round
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Manchester United to host Liverpool in FA Cup fourth round

  Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will meet at Old Trafford in the fourth round of the FA Cup later this month. Non-league Chorley will host Premier League Wolverhampton Wanderers after beating a depleted Derby County in the third round. League Two Cheltenham Town are set to welcome Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to Whaddon Road. The fourth-round ties will be played the weekend of 23-24 January. Crawley Town, who celebrated a famous 3-0 win over Leeds United on Sunday, will travel to Championship side Bournemouth in the next round. Jose Mourinho's Tottenham will face Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park, while Fulham take on Burnley in an all-Premier League tie. Chorley would face 14-time winners Arsenal in the fifth round - if the National Leagu...
Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards
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Trevor Noah to host 2021 Grammy Awards

“The Daily Show” host and comedian, Trevor Noah has been announced as the host for the 2021 Grammy Awards.   The Recording Academy made the announcement hours before the nominees for the upcoming show are revealed.   “Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement.   “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”   Harvey Mason jr., chair and inte...
Davido & Chioma Host Luxurious Birthday Party For Their Son, Ifeanyi Adeleke
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Davido & Chioma Host Luxurious Birthday Party For Their Son, Ifeanyi Adeleke

Davido and his fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland have thrown a lavish birthday celebration party for their son, Ifeanyi David Adeleke Jr. The young OBO is celebrating his first birthday today and his parents, Davido and Chioma have taken to their official Instagram pages to share photos and clips from the luxurious party they threw for him. In attendance were the entire DMW label mates and 30BG; Davido’s manager Asa Asika, Triple MG’s Ubi Franklin, Peruzzi, B-Red, Mayorkun, Israel DMW and a host of other dignitaries. Watch video below
Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford
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Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford

Spectators have been barred from games since the league resumed in June after a three-month hiatus due to the pandemic, with fans last present at Old Trafford during United's 2-0 derby victory over Manchester City in March. The U.K. government had hoped to allow limited crowds back into sporting venues from October, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson put those plans on hold last month amid a surge in cases. "We spent around two months working with the government guidelines to... make sure we can have around 23,500 people in this stadium safely social distancing," United's chief operating officer Collette Roche told Sky Sports. "It's quite bemusing to understand why people can gather in other settings such as on an aeroplane or a restaurant, or even in a cinema to watch football,...
Benin City To Host Super Eagles Vs Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier
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Benin City To Host Super Eagles Vs Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier

The newly refurbished Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin will host the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles and Sierra Leone. The encounter is scheduled for Saturday, November 13, with the the reverse fixture to take place four days later in Freetown. Gernot Rohr’s side played their last home game in the qualifier against Benin Republic at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium last hosted a national team game on November 12, 2011 when the Super Eagles were held to a 0-0 draw in a friendly by the Zebras of Botswana. The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw in a friendly by the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Austria this month. The three-time African champions top Group L of 2021 AFCON qualifier with six p...
Nigerian police is responding to allegations of brutality with more brutality – Trevor Noah on killing at Lekki Toll Gate (video)
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Nigerian police is responding to allegations of brutality with more brutality – Trevor Noah on killing at Lekki Toll Gate (video)

South-African born US-based show host and comedian, Trevor Noah has reacted to the #EndSARS crisis rocking Nigeria and the killing of protesters at Lekki toll gate yesterday October 20.   Giving a detailed analysis on his Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show', Trevor wondered why a police unit created to fight crime became the "crime" itself.   The comedian also pointed out that the disbanded police unit was recreated under a different name. Trevor who noted that the Nigerian police force who is accused of brutality is responding to the allegation with more brutality, further stated that the profiling of young Nigerians because of their dressing and properties is same way police profile black people in the United States. He also affirmed that Nigerians are united in t...
Sen Ita Giwa, Commissioner For Tourism, Mayor Of Calabar Host BBNaija Star, Lucy
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Sen Ita Giwa, Commissioner For Tourism, Mayor Of Calabar Host BBNaija Star, Lucy

Senator Florence Ita Giwa, Commissioner for tourism Cross River State, The Mayor of Calabar, other dignitaries hosted BBNaija's Lucy as she arrives Calabar for homecoming event. Former Big Brother Naija (BBN) housemate Lucy Edet recently packed her bags from Lagos down to Calabar where she had a lovely homecoming event planned for her. Like other housemates from previous seasons who were celebrated for representing their states, the reality star was also received like a queen upon her arrival in the city. Traditional dancers received Lucy as she alighted from the car and made her way to the venue for the event. In a video posted on her Instagram page, the reality star was seen busting dance moves just like the dancers who came to welcome her. Lucy was gifted with cakes, fl...
Tottenham’s Champions League hopes are over if they fail to beat Manchester United, says Sherwood
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Tottenham’s Champions League hopes are over if they fail to beat Manchester United, says Sherwood

The former Spurs manager says there will be no margin for error for his old club when they play host to the Red Devils next week Tottenham's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League will be over if they fail to beat Manchester United on June 19, according to Tim Sherwood. Spurs endured a miserable six-game winless run before the 2019-20 season was temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. Jose Mourinho's men exited Europe and the FA Cup during that period, while also slipping to eighth in the Premier League standings.
British PM, Boris Johnson To Host A Global Vaccine Summit
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British PM, Boris Johnson To Host A Global Vaccine Summit

The British prime minister Boris Johnson will host a global vaccine summit on Thursday, urging nations to pledge funding for vaccinations against infectious diseases to help the poorest countries tackle the pandemic. Representatives of more than 50 countries, including 35 heads of state or government, will come together virtually in London to raise funds for the GAVI vaccine alliance, a public-private global health partnership. The summit aims to raise at least $7.4bn (£6bn) for GAVI to immunise a further 300 million children in the world’s poorest countries by 2025 against diseases such as polio, diphtheria and measles. Johnson said: Just as the UK is the single biggest donor to the international effort to find a coronavirus vaccine, we will remain the world’s leading donor t...
‘I Get Upset When People See Me As Yoruba Demon’ – BBNaija, Tobi Bakre Says
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‘I Get Upset When People See Me As Yoruba Demon’ – BBNaija, Tobi Bakre Says

BBNaija housemate, Nigerian actor, model, host, compere, and photographer, Analyst and TV Host, Tobi Bakre revealed he gets angry when fans sees him as Yoruba demon. Taking to instagram, The actor was rocking dark green suit as he posed for the camera He wrote I get upset when people see me and just assume ‘Yoruba Demon’. . Then I see pictures like this *Sigh* No wonder    View this post on Instagram   I get upset when people see me and just assume 'Yoruba Demon'. . Then I see pictures like this *Sigh* No wonder ? A post shared by Tobi Bakre (@tobibakre) on May 12, 2020 at 1:54am PDT
Kenzo makes U-turn, praises Côte d’Ivoire hosts as he awaits ease on travel bans
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Kenzo makes U-turn, praises Côte d’Ivoire hosts as he awaits ease on travel bans

A week after Ugandan singer Kenzo raised concerns over his wellbeing in Côte d'Ivoire where he is stuck due to travel bans following the outbreak of Covid-19, he has made a U-turn and praised his hosts. Sharing his experiences in West Africa as he awaits the closure of airports and travel restrictions to ease, Kenzo noted that he is “more relaxed now” and grateful that he has been warmly welcomed in Côte d'Ivoire. “I got used and I think you can see my pictures I look more relaxed now and I'm happy to be here. I love the people of Côte d'Ivoire they made me feel at home God bless them,” he posted. Born Edirisa Musuza, the singer was a week ago forced to clarify his earlier social media post that insinuated he was in a “worrying state”, living on rationed supplies and in dire nee...
Dremo Reveals His Intention To Host A Mad Show In Ibadan This Year
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Dremo Reveals His Intention To Host A Mad Show In Ibadan This Year

DMW rapper, Dremo has aired his intention to host a concert in the megacity, Ibadan this year. The rapper who just released an EP Codename Vol.2 that is currently gaining reactions of all over the world seems to be missing performing on stage due to this lockdown. As we all have one-two plans to do after the whole coronavirus things die down, so does Dremo had a concert in mind in Ibadan. He made this known via Twitter when he tweeted;
My Aunt Kicked Me Out Of Her House In The Midnight – Denrele Edun Reveals
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My Aunt Kicked Me Out Of Her House In The Midnight – Denrele Edun Reveals

Nigerian television Host, Denrele Edun shares a video clip on how his church treated him According to him, he explain how he recounted how his church excommunicated him because of his appearance and how his aunt sent him packing. He also said his aunt said his hair was the reason why God isn’t answering her prayers.   View this post on Instagram   kicked me out of her house in the midnight - Denrele A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Apr 28, 2020 at 11:30pm PDT
Joel Osteen To Host Special Easter Sunday Service With Celebrities
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Joel Osteen To Host Special Easter Sunday Service With Celebrities

Pastor Joel Osteen of Lakewood church will be having a special Easter Sunday service with a few of his celebrity friends, virtually. The 57-year-old who has been delivering his sermons online since March has invited Mariah Carey, Tyler Perry, and Kanye West, along with the rapper’s Sunday Service choir, to each take over a segment of the Lakewood Church, live feed. “It just all came together,” says Osteen. “It just kind of fell into place.” “I had known Mariah from years past,” the televangelist said during a chat with news outlet TMZ, explaining that Carey had summoned him to help her “do her part to bring hope and uplift the nation,” by putting together a tribute to health-care workers and first responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. On why he included...
Saudi Arabia to Bid £400m to Host Tyson Fury’s Next Fight Against Wilder or Joshua
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Saudi Arabia to Bid £400m to Host Tyson Fury’s Next Fight Against Wilder or Joshua

Saudi Arabia's royal family are set to bid an outrageous £400m to host Tyson Fury's next fight after members of the Royal Family were ringside in Las Vegas to watch the Gypsy King's ruthless win over Deontay Wilder at the weekend. Fury defeated Wilder on Sunday morning to claim the WBC Heavyweight belt and Wilder confirmed on Tuesday that he will re-activate his rematch clause in their contract within the next 28 days but fans are clamoring for a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua to determine the undisputed Heavyweight champion of the world.   A fight between Joshua and Fury will be an automatic sell out in the UK as both fighters are British, but the Saudi Royal family plan to bid 400 million pounds for Fury's next fight seeing how much success they achieve...
TV presenter Caroline Flack died by hanging
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TV presenter Caroline Flack died by hanging

British television presenter Caroline Flack, a former host of the hit show Love Island, was found hanged in her London home and paramedics were unable to revive her, an inquest heard on Wednesday. News of her death on Saturday has revived a debate about the conduct of tabloid media, which had published an avalanche of stories about her troubled private life. Flack, 40, had been awaiting trial on a charge of domestic assault which she denied. She had been subjected to online abuse by trolls and some newspapers had reported on the case in graphic detail. Earlier on Wednesday, her family released a message the presenter wrote days before she died. In the previously unpublished Instagram post, she said that her “whole world and future was swept from under my feet” when she was arres...
Dele Momodu Host King Wasiu Ayinde, Shina Peters and Mofe Damijo
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Dele Momodu Host King Wasiu Ayinde, Shina Peters and Mofe Damijo

The publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu on Sunday hosted the fuji star who was recently crowned by the Alaafin Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi as the Mayegun of Yoruba Land King Wasiu Ayinde. Also with him was the Juju singer Sir Shina Peters as well as Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo. The trio were hosted to a champagne brunch at the penthouse of the publisher today. Dele Momodu refered to them as brilliant crew through his tweeter handle. The even is just for relaxation and to further strengthened there relationship. Below as some of the photos of the day:
Enugu Host Fund Raising Dinner For Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup
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Enugu Host Fund Raising Dinner For Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has applauded the leadership qualities of the First Lady, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, in promoting and identifying with persons with disability, through sports. Gov. Ugwuanyi who spoke during the dinner organized by the Para Powerlifting Federation, under the Patronship of Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, to raise funds for the "Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup", coming up in February, in Abuja, described the President’s wife as “a pacesetter”. The governor expressed gratitude to Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, who is the Grand Patron of the “Abuja 2020 Para Powerlifting World Cup”, for nominating Enugu State to participate in the fund raising dinner as the host. Reiterating his administration’s commitment to the wellbeing of the people including...
Steve Harvey Responds to Mark Curry’s Claim that he Steals his Jokes
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Steve Harvey Responds to Mark Curry’s Claim that he Steals his Jokes

Steve Harvey has responded to Mark Curry's claim he's stolen jokes from him. The TV host denied the allegation on Wednesday in Beverly Hills and challenged Mark Curry to name the joke or jokes he stole from him. Mark Curry, an American actor, comedian, and host, claims on at least 2 occasions that Steve stole his jokes. But Harvey told TMZ that there's simply no truth to Curry's ranting about the past few weeks. Steve was pissed off with the allegation and said he's never stolen a joke in his life, and Mark needs to grow up. He's also demanding Curry comes forward with specific details about the lifted material. He said: "Mark Curry needs to grow up. Steve Harvey ain't been on stage since 2015." When told that Curry said he used the joke on one of his shows, not on stage, Ha...
Nigeria Loses Bid To Host U-20 Women’s World Cup
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Nigeria Loses Bid To Host U-20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria has lost its bid to host the U-20 Women’s World cup in 2020, following FIFA's decision to go with Costa Rica and Panama as joint hosts.   The decision came after the proposed facilities to be used for the global women’s tournament in Nigeria was visited by a FIFA inspection team. The world cup matches would have been hosted in Lagos, Benin City, Asaba and Uyo.   A statement released by FIFA's Chief Tournaments and Events Officer Colin Smith which conveyed the decision, reads in part;   “We would like to thank the Costa Rican and Panamanian football associations for their commitment towards women’s football and the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in particular. We are looking forward to a fantastic competition in August." “After the highly successfu...
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Ekiti State To Host Ikogosi 10Km Marathon

#IkogosiRace2019 Race Expo, Hi, I need to Talk to you about Ikogosi 10KM Race, The Ikogosi Marathon Initiative places value, believes in, and lives by every day – “can-do” attitude, a priority on strength of trust, willpower, stamina, and a determination to go the distance. Testing individual courage while bringing together and inspiring people to lead healthier lifestyles, Whatever the reason, these runners and the thousands that come to support them, experience what it means to stand together for a course. The Ikogosi 10KM Race is truly a run for everyone. Collection of Race Materials which includes the Running Vests and Running Numbers for all participants starts today 9th Monday - Friday 13th December 2019, 9am to 5pm Daily . Venue: Fajuyi Pavilion (in front of Government H...
Donald Trump and Melania Trump receive royal welcome as Buckingham Palace hosts reception for Nato summit
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Donald Trump and Melania Trump receive royal welcome as Buckingham Palace hosts reception for Nato summit

Donald Trump and Melania Trump attended a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, November 3, hosted by Queen Elizabeth and attended by Kate Middleton, Prince Charles, and Camilla. The US President and First Lady had tea with Prince Charles and Camilla at Clarence House before making their way to Buckingham Palace later on for the Nato reception. Other world leaders at Buckingham Palace for the reception included Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was also present. World leaders all posed for a photo with The Queen before going to 10 Downing street later on. See more photos below.        ...
Alicia Keys set to host The Grammy’s for the second year in a row
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Alicia Keys set to host The Grammy’s for the second year in a row

Alicia Keys will be returning to host the Grammy awards for the second year in a row. After impressing the producers at last year Grammy's with a convincing display on stage, which also saw her perform some of her hit songs on two pianos at the same time, the 38-year-old singer has now been confirmed as the host of the 62nd Yearly Grammy Awards in January 2020. Reacting to the news, Alicia said in a statement: ‘At first I did think last year was a one-time thing but when the opportunity came back around there was no question about returning as host of the GRAMMY Awards. ‘Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music.’ Grammys president and CE...
UNN To Host Conference On Witchcraft
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UNN To Host Conference On Witchcraft

The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, will host a conference on witchcraft between November 26 and November 27. The conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. A notice of the event seen by TheCable listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State University, as the keynote speaker. It also said Charles Igwe, UNN vice-chancellor, is the chief host, while Egodi Uchendu, director, B.I.C Ijomah centre for policy and research, is the host. The Merriam Webster Dictionary described witchcraft as the use of sorcery or magic.
Saudi Arabia To Host 2020 Spanish Super Cup
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Saudi Arabia To Host 2020 Spanish Super Cup

The Spanish Super Cup tournament will be played in Saudi Arabia in January 2020, the national football association (RFEF) said on Monday. The four-team event features Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Valencia at the 62,000-capacity King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah. Spanish newspaper ABC said the federation would earn between £29-£34m a year from the three-year deal. But a government official and La Liga have criticised the move. Spain's acting junior minister for sport, Maria Jose Rienda, said the government would not support holding the competition "in countries where women's rights are not respected". Human rights organisation Amnesty International has highlighted the country's "abysmal" human rights record. Heavy restrictions on freedom of expre...
Tyler Perry’s New Studio to Host 2019 Miss Universe Pageant
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Tyler Perry’s New Studio to Host 2019 Miss Universe Pageant

Tyler Perry's new Atlanta studio has been announced as the venue for the 2019 Miss Universe competition. According to US News, women from more than 90 countries will storm the venue on Sunday, December 8, 2019, to compete for the crown of Miss Universe at the show which will be aired live from Tyler Perry Studios. The beauty contest will end with the reigning champion Catriona Gray of the Philippines crowning her successor. Back in October, Tyler Perry had a grand opening for his $250 million studios with 800 guests including A-list stars like Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Tiffany Haddish and Stacey Abrams. The 134-hectare (330-acre) studio which once served as a Confederate army base is one of the largest in the US. ...
Lala Akindoju To Host 2019 AMAA Awards
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Lala Akindoju To Host 2019 AMAA Awards

Nollywood actress, Lala Akindoju has been named as the host for the 15th Africa Movie Academy Award AMAA which will take place on Sunday. This latest development was made public on Friday by the Organizers of the award. Lala Akindoju is not a new face in the movie industry, she is a good movie maker herself and has played part in several movies and have also been nominated for awards which include the most promising actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2015. This year AMAA Award will take place at Landmark Event Center, VI, Lagos State.
Second Niger Bridge Suffer Setback As Host Communities Demand For “Entitlements”
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Second Niger Bridge Suffer Setback As Host Communities Demand For “Entitlements”

Work stopped at the site because communities are demanding projects worth N500 million, while workers are seeking promotion and increase in allowances. The Controller, Federal Ministry of Works in Anambra State, Adeyemo Ajani, has said the second Niger bridge may suffer a serious setback if the government does not intervene urgently in the crisis between the contractors and host communities as well as workers. Ajani, in an interview with Daily Trust, said work had stopped on the second Niger bridge and if there is no quick intervention, it might affect the scheduled date of completion. According to him, work stopped at the site because communities are demanding projects worth N500 million, while workers are seeking promotion and increase in allowances. The controller added ...
Toke Makinwa Wows In All Gold High Slit Dress To Host ’20 Years A King’ Concert
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Toke Makinwa Wows In All Gold High Slit Dress To Host ’20 Years A King’ Concert

Beautiful Nigerian blogger and socialite Toke Makinwa might be dealing with a beauty therapy now but she ain’t showing it. She released these new pictures of herself on her Instagram page and she’s already set internet ablaze. she captioned it : Abuja!!!!! Let’s give them a show ��� TM X @tolubally Styled - @dami_oke Make up - @jideofstola Hair styled by @solangehairandbeauty � - @tobi.olajolo #20yearsaking
BBNaija’s Khafi & Temisan Emmanuel To Host This Year’s The Future Awards Africa
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BBNaija’s Khafi & Temisan Emmanuel To Host This Year’s The Future Awards Africa

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled former Big Brother Naija 2019 contestant, Khafi Kareem and media personality, Temisan Emmanuel as season hosts for the 14th edition of the event which is scheduled to hold in Lagos. Maintaining the theme, Nigeria’s New Tribe, the Awards which recently received a groundbreaking endorsement from the United Nations, seeks to reward excellence and service among youth between the ages of 18 and 31. The annual event aims at building a strong network of inspiring persons supporting each other in the leadership space – individuals who are breaking boundaries to achieve distinction against barriers of tribe, religious differences, economic instability, and government policies. Leading up to the main event, the season hosts will embark on a media t...
Super Falcons Defeat Host, Algeria 2 – 0 To Claim Olympic First-leg Advantage
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Super Falcons Defeat Host, Algeria 2 – 0 To Claim Olympic First-leg Advantage

Thomas Dennerby's side made a winning start to their qualification campaign as they stunned the hosts in Bilda on Wednesday The Nigerian women's team started their bid to return to the Olympic Games on a winning note, defeating Algeria 2-0 in the second round, first leg on Wednesday. Amarachi Okoronkwo's second-half stunner along with Isma Ouadah's first-half own goal saw the Super Falcons claim the first-leg advantage at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker. Thomas Dennerby's team, who drew a bye in the first round, will need to build on their first-leg lead in the reverse fixture next Tuesday to advance to the third round of the qualifiers.
50 Cent says Wendy Williams is a monster
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50 Cent says Wendy Williams is a monster

50 Cent is not done dragging Wendy Williams anytime soon, as he fired up his Instagram to go off on the daytime show host.   Reacting to a photo of Tiffany Haddish and Wendy Williams, 50 described The Wendy Williams Show host as a 'monster and an ugly motherfu*ker'. He wrote;   Tiffany wait, there’s a monster on your shoulder don’t move. What ever you do don’t look to your left. LOL, Ugly motherfucker.     This is coming after the New York rapper stopped Wendy Williams from entering his party which was held at BarCode in New Jersey last weekend.  
Zappacosta open to Serie A return as Chelsea future remains uncertain
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Zappacosta open to Serie A return as Chelsea future remains uncertain

The Blues defender has spent a long time on the fringes at Stamford Bridge since his surprise deadline day move in 2017 as he weighs up his options Davide Zappacosta is open to leaving Chelsea and moving back to Serie A but he faces a month of uncertainty with the Serie A transfer window not set to close until August 18. The 27-year-old has yet to receive a concrete offer from another club although interest is expected to heat up once the Premier League transfer window closes on August 8. Joao Cancelo could still leave Juventus, which may spark a host of moves at right-back across the transfer market in Italy and Europe.
Congo pull out of hosting the 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations
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Congo pull out of hosting the 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

The Congolese sports minister reveals that the country is not ready to host the next year's event due to lack of funds Congo has announced they are no longer willing to host the 2020 Africa Women's Cup of Nations. The country were awarded the tournament's hosting rights last September, but has now opted to pull out hosting the women's finals due to financial issues. In a letter to Caf, Congolese sports minister Hugues Ngoelondele explained the country's situation and reasons behind their decision.

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