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My last relationship was a disaster – BBNaija winner Mercy Eke
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My last relationship was a disaster – BBNaija winner Mercy Eke

Big Brother Naija winner, Mercy Eke has taken to social media to talk about her last relationship which was with co-reality show star, Ike Onyema. Mercy Eke in a video she shared, said her last relatinship was a disaster. She was heard saying; My last relationship was a disaster, it was disastrous. This is coming after Ike opened up to Vanguard on why their relationship crashed. He stated that his relationship with Mercy Eke "wasn't it" because many people had an opinion. Ike also revealed that he will like to date a lady that is intelligent, pretty much independent and not so freaked about social media. He said; “I’ve been in a couple of relationships but this one (with Mercy) wasn’t it; having a relationship where people have a millio...
Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid
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Cop sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting an 18-year-old barmaid

41-year-old Police sergeant, Ricki Vaughan has been sacked after sleeping with a landlady he met on duty and sexting a young barmaid. Vaughan was said to have gone on two dates with the landlady named only as Ms E, after he drove to her pub in a police car to discuss a charity barbecue. They had sex on two occasions after Ms E contacted PS Vaughan through one of his police colleagues A misconduct panel heard that Ms E, then the manager at the Wellington pub in Welwyn Village, Herts, suspected she was pregnant after sleeping with PS Vaughan and subsequently turned up at his house drunk one evening, forcing him to call the police to get her to leave. Vaughan also exchanged messages with a barmaid named as Ms C, centered on organizing some work experience at the force's control r...
Tottenham open talks for £40m McKennie
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Tottenham open talks for £40m McKennie

Juventus open to selling USMNT international Tottenham are in talks to sign Weston McKennie from Juventus, says The Independent. The Serie A side are open to selling the United States international and could be available for close to £40 million ($55m). Spurs director Fabio Paratici signed McKennie for Juve and hopes to reunite with him at the Premier League side.  
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives farewell address after his resignation over sexual harassment allegations
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives farewell address after his resignation over sexual harassment allegations

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo has issued his farewell address to constituents two weeks after announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations. Recall New York attorney general’s office released the findings of an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations made aginst Cuomo last month. The report found that Cuomo allegedly sexually harassed 11 women. "Specifically, we find that the Governor sexually harassed a number of current and former New York State employees by, among other things, engaging in unwelcome and nonconsensual touching, as well as making numerous offensive comments of a suggestive and sexual nature that created a hostile work environment for women," the report by James reads. Several women including Lindsey Boylan, 36; Anna Ruch...
Cassie opens up about leaving her ex-lover P.Diddy’s record label ‘Bad Boys’ Ent. 15 years after releasing her debut album
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Cassie opens up about leaving her ex-lover P.Diddy’s record label ‘Bad Boys’ Ent. 15 years after releasing her debut album

15 years ago Cassie lit up the airwaves when she released her breakout hit “Me & U.” In honor of the anniversary, Cassie has come out to talk about the changing music industry and her departure from Bad Boy Records, where she released her 2006 debut album Cassie. The 34-year-old singer, who ended her romantic relationship with Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2018, married Alex Fine in 2019 and has welcomed two girls, Frankie and Sunny. Since leaving Bad Boy, she has been releasing music independently via her Ventura Music label. Speaking with Ciara on her Apple Music show “Level Up Radio” Cassie revealed: “I left Bad Boy. I was able to get out of my deal. So now I’m independent,” Cassie confirmed. “So that’s just very different from the start.” “It’s so different. An...
We are no Longer Part of Nigeria. We Won’t have anything to do with Them again – Sunday Igboho Claims South-west Governors are in Support of Yoruba Nation
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We are no Longer Part of Nigeria. We Won’t have anything to do with Them again – Sunday Igboho Claims South-west Governors are in Support of Yoruba Nation

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has claimed that South West governors and Monarchs are in support of efforts to get an independent Yoruba nation. Speaking in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Saturday May 15, during a Yoruba Nation rally where participants called for a break away from the country, Igboho claimed that some Southwest governors are interested in breaking away but are scared that their monthly allocation could be denied if they declare open support for an independent Yoruba nation. The activist also alleged that Governor Oyetola was informed that he will be in Osun, and he allowed them to come. He said; “I can’t be cowed or intimidated. They said I would be arrested. Who would dare do that? We are no longer part of Nigeria. We won...
DJ Conxerto on the rise to Become One of the big Names in Disk Jockey
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DJ Conxerto on the rise to Become One of the big Names in Disk Jockey

Olanrewaju Ridwan Olapade a.k.a Dj Conxerto is an outgoing individual that enjoys, traveling, a vast music lover, cooking and meeting like-minded people and disliking dishonesty and laziness. Hard work and consistency are what have made him come this far. It has also made him very good and prominent at what he does, and above all, it’s the love and passion he has for music, that makes him always willing to do more and stuff that makes good music. The life they say is not a bed of roses is what he can say right now because he experienced life from both angles of life, and this has helped him arrange his mental, physical and emotional perspective of life. His experience also in the boarding school has helped him build the ability and capability to live or co-exist and also independent. ...
It’s Crazy how this Generation has Normalized Prostitution- Media personality Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun
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It’s Crazy how this Generation has Normalized Prostitution- Media personality Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun

Media personality says it is crazy that this generation of humans has found a way to normalize prostitution. In a post she shared on her Instastories, the mum of one wrote; It's actually crazy how this generation have in a sense normalized prostitution, I'm not on a moral high horse or anything but if we are being honest.... Or is that the Destiny' child ''Independent women'' generation were scammed? I'm trying to be objective but''
102.3 Max FM Hits 2 Million Radio Listeners Every Day
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102.3 Max FM Hits 2 Million Radio Listeners Every Day

Nigeria's leading independent broadcasting company, TVC Communications, owners of TVC, TVC News, Max FM Lagos and Abuja and Adaba FM today officially announced that its radio station, 102.3 Max FM Lagos, has now exceeded 2 million listeners per day, according to the latest official AMPS radio ratings for March, 2021. The figures reveal that 102.3 MAX FM Lagos, increased daily listenership (March v February) by 150,000 to 2,045,342 per day with a market share of 22%. Q1 2021 V Q1 2020 shows listener numbers grew by 997,000 listeners. Sister station 90.9 Max FM, Abuja, breached the half million listenership mark with 548,000 daily listeners, up 55,000 on February with a 32% market share. This means almost one in every three people listening to radio in the capital city of Abuja, no...
Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies
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Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies

Jailed Russian critic, Alexey Navalny has been moved from prison to a regional hospital for prisoners as concerns grow amongst the international community over his health. Navalny has been on hunger strike since March 31, demanding "proper medical care" and to be examined by an independent doctor -- something his team claims he has been unable to get in the penal colony in Pokrov. Navalny's supporters say that his medical condition is rapidly deteriorating. His press secretary said over the weekend that Navalny was "dying" and his doctors said medical tests showed he is at growing risk of renal failure and heart problems. Biden Administration thereafter, announced it will punish Russia if anything is allowed to happen to Navalny who was allegedly given nerve poison by Russ...
It ain’t in me to let my woman share the worry of paying for anything- The Game insists he won’t let his woman pay a single bill
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It ain’t in me to let my woman share the worry of paying for anything- The Game insists he won’t let his woman pay a single bill

The Game has doubled down on his statement that he won't let his woman pay a single bill. On Wednesday, April 14, he had tweeted: "Maybe I’m old school but my woman ain’t paying one damn bill. Not rent, not mortgage, not a car note, not nails, hair, clothes, phone or groceries.... if you’re taking care of home, cooking & fucking the shit outta me..... LIFE ON ME !!! Period." His tweet started a conversation online and he doubled down, insisting his woman will not pay bills even if she works. The father-of-three tweeted: "Why she gotta pay 1/2 the rent ?? She giving you 1/2 the pussy or sumn ??? Niggas kill me.... since the beginning of time REAL MEN have always taken care of shelter, providing & protecting. & if you ain’t got it... go get it !!!" He added: "If y...
Convicted Paedophile Teacher Chokes to Death while Having Breakfast in Prison
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Convicted Paedophile Teacher Chokes to Death while Having Breakfast in Prison

A jailed paedophile teacher who targeted teenage boys choked to death on his prison breakfast, an inquest heard. John McKno, 74, was jailed in 2016 after abusing five pupils at boarding schools in Suffolk, Devon, and Worcestershire in the 1970s and 1980s. He died at Norwich Prison on September 29 from "cardiac failure" after choking. McKno, who had a number of health conditions, died through misadventure, an inquest jury concluded. A Prison Service spokesperson said: "HMP Norwich prisoner John McKno died in prison on 29th September 2019. "As with all deaths in custody there will be an independent investigation by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman." Mr. McKno worked at Beam College in Great Torrington in Devon, St Michael's College in Tenbury Wells and Kesgrave Hall ...
Department of Petroleum Resources Seals Filling Stations in Imo for Selling Above Approved Price
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Department of Petroleum Resources Seals Filling Stations in Imo for Selling Above Approved Price

Some filling stations in Imo state have been sealed by the Department of Petroleum Resources. Zonal Controller of DPR in Imo, Roseline Wilki who spoke to newsmen as she led a team of officials on a routine monitoring exercise in Owerri, the state capital, said the filling stations were sealed for selling Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol above the authorised pump price. She said; “We are here to ensure that there is quality, to ensure availability of the product, and to ensure that you don’t have adulterated product and that there is no hoarding. “We are here to ensure that the operators are selling within the government approved pump price. “We will definitely sanction those that are not selling within the (government approved) pump price and for the adulter...
APC Senators Block Bill To Make Appointment Of Service Chiefs Independent
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APC Senators Block Bill To Make Appointment Of Service Chiefs Independent

The Senate saw some controversy at its session on Wednesday as lawmakers disagreed over the constitutionality of the proposed Armed Forces Service Commission Bill. The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe, proposes that the appointment of the service chiefs will be subject to the recommendations of the proposed commission. The bill seeks to establish the Armed Forces Services Commission to ensure that the composition/appointment of service chiefs of the armed forces of the federation reflects the federal character of Nigeria in the manner prescribed in section 217 (3) of the 1999 Constitution. The debate on the bill split the house as senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress opposed the bill. During a voice vote, the bill was rejected. Senat...
North Believes in one Nigeria. We don’t want secession – Arewa Consultative Forum tells Asari Dokubo
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North Believes in one Nigeria. We don’t want secession – Arewa Consultative Forum tells Asari Dokubo

The Arewa Consultative Forum has distanced itself from the recent calls made by former Niger Delta Militant, Asari Dokubo, calling for the integration of Nigeria. Asari over the weekend declared himself the leader of the new Biafra defacto Customary Government (BCG) and called on some persons to serve under his leadership as he fights for the actualization of Biafra. Reacting to the development, the National Publicity Secretary of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Emmanuel Yawe, said the North is only after the unity of Nigeria and not interested in pushing for Arewa Republic. He said the country had fought a civil war to keep Nigeria as one and that the lessons learnt from the war should not be forgotten in a hurry. “We are not interested in the Arewa Republic. We believe in one...
I Am Still Looking For Husband – Linda Ikeji
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I Am Still Looking For Husband – Linda Ikeji

Popular blogger Linda Ikeji has said she is still in search for a husband. The Lagos-based socialite on Tuesday described herself as a ‘strong, self-made and independent’ woman on Instagram. “Living the life of my dreams… on my own terms!” she wrote. “Selfmade. Strong. Independent. But I’m still looking for husband sha.” Linda has a son Jayce for oil merchant Sholaye Jeremi with whom she had a secret affair. She gave birth to Jayce in Atlanta, USA on September 17, 2018.
U.S. Treasury Urges Independent Investigation Into AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina
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U.S. Treasury Urges Independent Investigation Into AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected plans by the African Development Bank’s board to end an investigation into its president, Akinwumi Adesina, and called for an independent probe into allegations against him. In a letter dated May 22 and addressed to Niale Kaba, chairwoman of the bank’s board of governors, Mnuchin said the Treasury disagrees with findings by the bank’s ethics committee that “totally exonerated” Adesina. Kaba confirmed receipt of the document and declined further comment. The intervention by the Treasury, the AfDB’s biggest non-African shareholder, comes two weeks after the ethics committee found no evidence to support allegations of favoritism by Adesina. The 60-year-old bank chief, who has repeatedly refuted the allegations, is the only candidate up for...
Brentford midfielder Sergi Canos on Liverpool: I asked Dad ‘why didn’t we stay with Barca?’
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Brentford midfielder Sergi Canos on Liverpool: I asked Dad ‘why didn’t we stay with Barca?’

Brentford midfielder Sergi Canos insists he has no regrets leaving Barcelona. Canos was tempted away from La Masia by Liverpool as a 15 year-old before signing for the Bees. He recalled to the Independent: “At Liverpool everything became very professional. "It was difficult to be a foreigner and arriving from Barcelona. There were days when I asked my father: Why didn't we stay at Barça? "Sometimes I think about what would have happened if I had stayed, but I know it was the right decision because I am very happy where I am.
Italian woman, 102, survives coronavirus infection
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Italian woman, 102, survives coronavirus infection

A 102-year-old Italian woman is the second centenarian this week to survive a battle with the coronavirus. Italica Grondona spent more than 20 days recovering from COVID-19 in a hospital located in the northern Italian city of Genoa, according to CNN. Dr. Vera Sicbaldi said the elderly patient’s story could provide hope to others in pandemic-ravaged Italy and said Grondona had been given a nickname. “We nicknamed her ‘Highlander’ — the immortal,” Sicbaldi said. “Italica represents hope for all the elderly facing this pandemic.” The doctor said she was first hospitalized for “mild heart failure” and began to show some symptoms of COVID-19. “She only had some mild coronavirus symptoms, so we tested her, and she was positive, but we did very little, she recovered on her own,” Sicb...
Lady Recounts how a Man Ditched her After she Refused to Pay the Bill on their Date
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Lady Recounts how a Man Ditched her After she Refused to Pay the Bill on their Date

A Nigerian pastry chef took to Twitter to narrate the disastrous date she had with a man. She said she met the guy through her cousin and he asked her out on a date. On the day they agreed to meet, he picked her up and took her to a restaurant he's been going on about. However, when after they had ordered, he casually informed her that she was going to pay for their meal. This was after the man had ordered a drink worth 18, 500 and a fancy meal that cost almost as much. The lady said she thought he was joking so she continued eating her meal while they had a conversation. The conversation was mostly him telling her that he's tired of his current girlfriend and he wants to leave her and get married within 5 months to the pastry chef he was on a date with. He also told her th...
Ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla is banned and fined £60,000 for racially abusing a black footballer
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Ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla is banned and fined £60,000 for racially abusing a black footballer

Former Real Madrid goalkeeper, Kiko Casilla, who currently plays for Leeds United has been banned for eight games following a five-month investigation into allegations that he racially abused Charlton striker, Jonathan Leko,   The incident occurred during a corner kick in the Addicks' 1-0 win at the Valley in September 2019. Kiko, 33,  reportedly called Leko, 20,  a 'n*****' during a clash between them.   On Friday night, the Football Association announced an eight-game ban for Casilla and  fined £60,000 as well as ordering him to attend a face-to-face education course.     An FA spokesman confirmed: 'Kiko Casilla has been suspended for eight matches with immediate effect, fined £60,000 and must attend face-to-face education after a breach of FA...
Uber Drivers in Lagos to go on Strike on Monday
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Uber Drivers in Lagos to go on Strike on Monday

Some Uber drivers in Nigeria’s commercial capital may go on strike on Monday to protest the recent clampdown by the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Services. Two officials of the VIS told The Guardian earlier in the week that the enforcement of already existing laws guiding the operations of professional drivers in the state began recently. “We are going on strike by Monday,” a driver who gave his name as Michael said on Saturday morning. “VIO (Vehicle Inspection Officers) are disturbing us too much these days.” One of the VIS officials said commercial vehicle drivers and those on Uber and other ride-hailing platforms must be certified by the Lagos Drivers’ Institute before they can operate in the state. Uber drivers, he said, must have hackney permits since they use their vehic...
Actress Pamela Anderson’s Husband Jon Peters Broke up with her via Text Message after 12-day Marriage
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Actress Pamela Anderson’s Husband Jon Peters Broke up with her via Text Message after 12-day Marriage

Pamela Anderson and her now estranged husband Jon Peters went their separate ways after the movie producer sent a text message ending their 12-day marriage. According to Us Weekly, Pamela, 52, and Peters, 74, only spent five days together as newlyweds before Jon ended the marriage over a text message. The publication also reported that before the couple separated, the actress was away from Jon for half of their marriage at her home in Canada, before he sent the message which described their 'beautiful amazing love fest'. The text message reads: 'This whole marriage thing … has scared me,' he added. 'It made me realize that at 74 I need a simple quiet life and not an international love affair.' 'Therefore, I think the best thing we can do is that I'm going to go away for a c...
23 Years Old Man Jailed for Life for Sexually Assaulting and Murdering an 89-year-old Widow after Breaking into her Home
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23 Years Old Man Jailed for Life for Sexually Assaulting and Murdering an 89-year-old Widow after Breaking into her Home

A burglar will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting and murdering an 89-year-old widow after breaking into her home. 23-year-old Reece Dempster admitted to the sex attack on Dorothy Woolmer during his trial at the Old Bailey, and was handed a life term with a minimum term of 34 years. The sex attack and the brutal murder reportedly happened in Tottenham, north London, in August  2019. The court heard how Dempster forced open the back door of Mrs. Woolmer’s home in a hunt for money to feed his drug habit. After breaking in, he found Mrs. Woolmer in bed and subjected the elderly woman to a seven-hour sexual ordeal, during which she suffered 10 or more blows to the head. The attack happened a month after Dempster had gone to complete gardening work for ...
ABU Chancellor Wades Into VC Selection Crisis
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ABU Chancellor Wades Into VC Selection Crisis

The Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe has waded into the crisis over the selection of a new Vice Chancellor of the institution. The Chancellor in a letter to the federal ministry of education and National Universities Commission, NUC, urged them to take urgent steps towards resolving the impasse. He explained in a letter to the Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, that the impasse was already common knowledge and could seriously dislocate the peaceful working of the institution. The Chancellor noted that with the interview of candidates already scheduled for January 21 and 23 and a Governing Council meeting for January 23 for a final decision, there is the need to act immediately. The letter reads, “If the Hon....
Actress Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler Split on Going to Nine Years of Dating
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Actress Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler Split on Going to Nine Years of Dating

American actress, Vanessa Hudgens, 31, and actor Austin Butler, 28, have reportedly split. The pair who dated for almost nine years allegedly broke up in late 2019 but now it is official, a source told Us Weekly. 'Vanessa and Austin are officially broken up, and Vanessa has been telling those close to her about their breakup,' the insider said about the actors that first started seeing each other in September 2011. Before now, their fans expressed their concern as the two did not spend the holidays together. The last time they were seen together was in November 2019. In November 2018, Vanessa spoke of their relationship and told Women's Health, "We both respect, trust and admire each other. It’s so solid now because I feel strong as an independent woman. I am very self-r...
Queen Elizabeth Agrees to Allow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Quit the Royal Family
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Queen Elizabeth Agrees to Allow Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Quit the Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth has announced her decision of allowing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit as senior members of the Royal Family, to allow them create a new life as a young family. Though the British monarch disclosed that she and other members of the family would have preferred them to remain full-time working Members of the Royal Family, she however disclosed that they respect and understand their wish to live a more independent life. The statement which was released after a meeting at Sandringham between the Queen and Princes Charles, William and Harry, with Meghan believed to have dialled in from Canada, reads; 'Today my family had very constructive discussions on the future of my grandson and his family 'My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan's des...
Reno Omokri Argues that the King James Version of the Bible is not Accurate; Gives Reasons
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Reno Omokri Argues that the King James Version of the Bible is not Accurate; Gives Reasons

Reno Omokri in an article shared on social media yesterday, opined that the King James Bible which many Christians make use of, was not accurately written. Read his opinion below and tells us what you think One of the biggest mistake Christians make is to think that the King James Version of The Bible is an exact or evening equivalent translation of the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek Scriptures. Not true. Not true at all. The King James Version is similar to a version of one of many sides of an argument. When people argue, they tell their ‘own side’ of what transpired. As an independent and objective bystander, you will be foolish if you hear only one side of the argument and conclude based on that. Sadly, that is what many people do with the King James Version. And this ha...
Kensington Palace Releases new Portrait of Kate Middleton on her 38th Birthday
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Kensington Palace Releases new Portrait of Kate Middleton on her 38th Birthday

Kensington Palace has released a new beautiful portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge to mark her 38th birthday, amid the ongoing royal crisis over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping down from their roles. In the image taken by Matt Porteous, the future Queen is pictured in her £130 Fjallraven ‘Ovik’ Re-Wool Sweater and jeans while posing at her Norfolk home, Anmer Hall, in September 2018. The portrait was released on the Kensington Royal Instagram page, with a message of thanks to her well-wishers. 'Thank you, everyone, for all your lovely messages on The Duchess of Cambridge’s birthday!' This comes after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their shocking announcement on the eve of the Duchess of Cambridge's birthday Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, announced...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are leaving their roles as senior members of the Royal Family
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are leaving their roles as senior members of the Royal Family

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced that they will be stepping back from their role as senior members of the Royal Family. According to the royal couple, the decision which came after several months of reflection and internal discussions will enable them work to become financially independent. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also disclosed that they will be splitting their time between Britain and Canada, the North American country expected to be their second home. The statement released by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reads; “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. "We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family ...
Alibaba reveals who the real slay queens are!!!
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Alibaba reveals who the real slay queens are!!!

Comedian Alibaba says the real slay queens are not those who jump at an opportunity to go to Dubai, instead they are the ones who ask "for what" when offered a free trip. Sharing a photo of a female mechanic, he said hardworking women who are making efforts to be independent are the real slay queens, not the "lazy ones". Read what he wrote below. 'Shout out to every woman out there who is legitimately activating their potentials. You are the real McCoy. You are the real slay queen. _ Many men will fear to try some stunts with you. Because you have economic and a discerning mind. You are opinionated and independent. _ While some lazy ones will jump at "Come with me to Dubai"... You will ask, "To do what?"'
Anthony Joshua  Worst Mistake is to have Rematch with Andy Ruiz
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Anthony Joshua Worst Mistake is to have Rematch with Andy Ruiz

  British professional boxer, Amir Khan, has warned Anthony Joshua he is making the “worst mistake”, by taking an immediate rematch against Andy Ruiz Jnr. Ruiz dropped Joshua four times, before a dramatic seventh-round stoppage victory last weekend at Madison Square Garden. Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has this week confirmed that they will opt for a rematch against Mexico’s first ever heavyweight champion, with plans to stage the fight in November or December in the UK. However, Khan believes it is not a bright idea. “When I heard he was doing that I thought it was the worst mistake he could make. “Look, first of all, Ruiz will be full of confidence going into this fight and you’ve got Joshua who will be a little bit on the edge a...
Adeleke Qualified To Contest Osun Gov Election – Appeal Court
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Adeleke Qualified To Contest Osun Gov Election – Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, said it was satisfied that Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, possessed the requisite educational qualification to contest the last Governorship Election in Osun State. Ademola Adeleke The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-man panel of Justices, nullified as “perverse”, the judgment of an Abuja High Court in Bwari, which voided Adeleke’s nomination on the premise that he used forged WAEC Certificate and secured clearance to participate in the Osun gubernatorial election that held on September 22, 2018. Two Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, had in a suit they filed before the election was conducted, alleged that Adeleke made false declarations i...
INEC Bows To Supreme Court Judgement, Declares PDP Winner Of Zamfara Election
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INEC Bows To Supreme Court Judgement, Declares PDP Winner Of Zamfara Election

According to Punch Metro, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday complied with the judgment of the Supreme Court on the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State and declared the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, winners of the elections. The chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, told journalists in Abuja that Certificates of Return would be given to the governor-elect, Deputy-governor-elect, three Senators and seven House of Representatives members-elect by 2:00 p.m. on Monday. Details later…
IPOB Attacking us with Catapults, Stones – Anambra Police
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IPOB Attacking us with Catapults, Stones – Anambra Police

The Anambra State Police Command has accused members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB of attacking its officers at their various points of duty in the state. A statement released by the command says police officers that were sent out to destroy billboards, flags and insignia released by the group to inform the residents of the state on its May 30th sit-at-home order, were severely attacked by IPOB members today. The members of the proscribed group threw stones at the police officers, leaving many of them with serious injuries. The statement added the police officers were however able to over power the members of the secessionist group and effected some arrest. The statement in part reads ” There was a report that the Indigenous People of B...
“My Family Is Independent And Blessed” – Olakunle Churchill
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“My Family Is Independent And Blessed” – Olakunle Churchill

Tonto Dikeh revealed in an interview that her ex-husband, Churchill is not from a rich background but Churchill denies it. Churchill took to his comment section to deny the report that he is from a poor background. He opened up that his family are blessed and are all UK citizens including his Grandma.
INEC Boss, Yakubu Speaks On Colluding With Oshiomhole To Fight Okorocha
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INEC Boss, Yakubu Speaks On Colluding With Oshiomhole To Fight Okorocha

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reacted to the claim by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State that he (Yakubu) was colluding with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to deny him his Certificate of Return. Yakubu spoke to the Independent Newspaper through Rotimi Oyekanmi, his Chief Press Secretary. INEC said while it would not join issues with the embattled Governor, it was unfair for him to allege that he was colluding with the APC chairman to persecute him. The INEC chairman also said since Okorocha had taken the matter to court, he should allow the courts to decide the outcome of the matter. “INEC does not like joining issues with either political parties or their candidates. Our position on t...
Presidency reacts to PDP’s Insistence that DSS Indicted Appeal Court President,Bulkachuwa
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Presidency reacts to PDP’s Insistence that DSS Indicted Appeal Court President,Bulkachuwa

The Presidency has admonished the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to stop dragging the presidency into their current sponsored media smear campaign against the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. This was contained in a statement on Saturday by presidential aide, Garba Shehu. It said reports claiming that an agency of the government, the Department of State Services, DSS, has indicted Bulkachuwa of corruption are the latest sponsored campaign aimed at causing disaffection between the Executive and the Judiciary, the two arms of government that had operated smoothly under the present dispensation. “While the PDP and its candidates are free to exercise their right to challenge the results of the 2019 presidential election, ...
All-girls Junior team Emerge Winner in Boys’ Football League
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All-girls Junior team Emerge Winner in Boys’ Football League

The under-12 girls' junior football team of SB Frankfort, a club based in Plymouth, Devon, won the Devon Junior and Minor league with two matches left to play in the season, according to The Independent. The publication added that the girls have won 14 of their 17 games, drawing the other three, and scored 75 goals with more than 4 goals per match. SB Franfort head coach James Brown-Tunnell said his team's title win was "a fantastic achievement for the whole squad." He added: "Everyone has played their part this season. This has been four years in the making and I couldn't be happier." He continued: "The main aim by joining the boys' league was for the girls to be challenged, so it's amazing to end up league winners. "Our aim is to stay undefeated and then mo...
NYSC Certificate: Court takes further decision on Buhari’s Minister, Shittu
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NYSC Certificate: Court takes further decision on Buhari’s Minister, Shittu

The Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Wednesday, reserved until Thursday, judgment in the case between Communication Minister, Mr Adebayo Shittu and All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party’s primary election. The minister, a member of the APC, had dragged the party to court, seeking redress for allegedly being denied participation in the governorship primary election in Oyo state in the recent general elections in the country. He claimed that APC’s national leadership omitted his name in the list of its gubernatorial aspirants for the primaries in Oyo state because he did not participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. After filing of written addresses by the plaintiff and the defendants, the Judge, Justice P.I. Ajoku, fixed Thursday afternoon for judgment o...
Why Buhari, Osinbajo met with CAN
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Why Buhari, Osinbajo met with CAN

The delegation of the CAN leadership numbering about 30 were led by the association’s president, Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle. The meeting started by 11:02am with the arrival of President Buhari to the council chamber of the State House. Also in attendance are the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and some ministers. The meeting is being held behind closed doors and is the first meeting the Christian body will be having with the President after the February 23 Presidential election where President Buhari was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Though the agenda was not made public, the CAN is expected to use the opportunity to congratulate the President for his victory at the poll a...
Court fixes April 8 for judgment on suit seeking to stop ex-Gov Nnamani
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Court fixes April 8 for judgment on suit seeking to stop ex-Gov Nnamani

In the pre-election suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1574/2018, it was alleged that Nnamani who contested and won under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was outside the country when the affidavit he used to secure clearance to contest for Enugu East Senatorial District, was made. According to the suit that was lodged before the court by the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the former governor, did not personally swore the affidavit he attached to the Form CF001 he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Cited as 1st and 2nd defendants in the suit were Nnamani and INEC. Specifically, the APC candidate, is praying the court to among other things, determine: “Whether from a proper interpretation of the provisions of section 117(4) of the E...
I’ll Never Get Married, Wives Are Housegirls & Maids – Kemi Olunloyo
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I’ll Never Get Married, Wives Are Housegirls & Maids – Kemi Olunloyo

Controversial blogger and Kemi Olunloyo has said wives are housegirls and maids, literally, and so she is never going to get married to any man as she has never been. In a post she made on her Twitter page, Kemi wrote that married men are also weak and all they are after is just a woman who can cook their meals, clean and rear kids when mom’s gone. She wrote: “Married people are NOT independent and the first instance of independence they collapse. I’ve never been married & never will. A man who gets married is weak and needs a woman to cook, clean and rear kids when mom’s gone. Married Women are literally housegirls & maids #KemiTalks”
Court Restrains NBBF Factions from Interference in Kwese League
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Court Restrains NBBF Factions from Interference in Kwese League

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) factions led by Musa Kida and Tijjani Umar, from conducting any fresh Premier Basketball League for the purposes selecting the men basketball club representatives to the 2018/2019 African Continental Club Championship pending the determination of the substantive suit before it. The management boards of Kwese Premier League and two clubs, Gombe Bulls Basketball Club and Kwara Falcons Basketball Club, who are both winner and runner up of the 2018 Kwese Premier Basketball League, had approached the High Court in Abuja, asking for an order of interlocutory injunction restraining the defendants, their agents or servants whosoever from substituting them with any other clubs to represent...
APC calls for cancellation of Governorship, National Assembly and State House of Assembly elections in Cross River State
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APC calls for cancellation of Governorship, National Assembly and State House of Assembly elections in Cross River State

Cross River stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have called for the cancellation and a re-run of the February 23 and March 9 Governorship, National Assembly and State House of Assembly elections in the state. Hilliard Eta, APC South-South National Vice Chairman, made the call on Monday in Abuja while speaking with journalists on the outcome of the elections. He described the elections that were conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a sham and would not stand the test of time. “The National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections organised by INEC in Cross River on Feb. 23 and March 9, are a sham. “The elections cannot stand the test of time; the contest was not just between the APC candidates on one hand and the candidates o...
Brands Distance Themselves From Lori Loughlin And Daughter Olivia Jade
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Brands Distance Themselves From Lori Loughlin And Daughter Olivia Jade

"Fuller House" actress Lori Loughlin and her daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, 19, have lost endorsements after they were exposed for being involved in a college admissions scam (read here). So far, three companies have distanced themselves from actress Lori Loughlin and her daughter. The Hallmark Channel severed ties with Loughlin on Thursday afternoon, saying in a statement to CNN: We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including Garage Sale Mysteries, an independent third party production. Technology giant Hewlett Packard also removed an ad featuring Loughlin and daugh...
INEC declares Okowa winner of Delta state governorship election
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INEC declares Okowa winner of Delta state governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ifeanyi Okowa, winner of the governorship election in Delta State.   INEC Returning Officer, Professor Seth Acrajaja who announced this, said Governor Okowa won the elections in 23 Local Government Areas, polling a total of 925, 274 votes to defeat his main rival, Great Ogboru the APC candidate who polled a total of 215,938 votes and won in just two local government areas.
INEC suspends all elections In Rivers State ‘Until Further Notice’
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INEC suspends all elections In Rivers State ‘Until Further Notice’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended elections in Rivers State “until further notice”. A statement issued on Sunday by Festus Okoye, Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, based the commission’s decision of “widespread disruption of elections” in the governorship and state house of assembly elections held on Saturday, March 9, 2019. After a meeting of the commission held on Sunday, the commission took the decision in line with Section 26 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and Clause 47(e) of the Regulations and Guidelines of the Commission. See INEC’s full statement below...
APC wins all house of assembly seats In Jigawa State
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APC wins all house of assembly seats In Jigawa State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all House of Assembly seats in the 30 constituencies of Jigawa State.   The results were announced on Sunday morning by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.   Below are the details:   1. Gagarawa LGA Ibrahim Husaini Kadeta of APC – 15,405. Mutari Ibrahim Gonga PDP – 8,368. 2. Buji LGA Sale Baba A of APC – 21,297. Isa Bello Gwadayi of PDP – 9,312. 3. Guri LGA Suleiman Musa Kadira of APC – 20,851. Muhammad Umar of PDP – 7,346. 4. Gwiwa LGA Aminu Zakari of APC – 20,207. Isah Alasan Korayal of PDP – 7,674. 5. Kanya constituency, Babura LGA. Usman H Isah of APC – 17,321. Mansur Danladi of PDP 4,375. 6. Kazaure LGA Bala Hamza Gada of APC – 21,50...

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