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Ralf Rangnick taking over at Man Utd is not good news – Klopp
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Ralf Rangnick taking over at Man Utd is not good news – Klopp

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said Manchester United hiring Ralf Rangnick is not good news. According to him, Manchester United is making a very shrewd appointment by bringing in Rangnick. Rangnick, 63, is set to leave his role as head of sport and development at Lokomotiv Moscow and become interim manager at Old Trafford. Klopp knows Rangnick well, with his own high-pressing style of play heavily influenced by the ‘Godfather of gegenpressing’. Speaking ahead of facing Southampton on Saturday, Klopp said at his pre-match press conference on Friday: “So it’s a bit tricky, usually we don’t talk about things that are not confirmed yet but if you tell me it will happen then I might believe you. “Yeah, unfortunately a good coach is coming to England, that’s how it is, to...
‘I Need to Be Back Home’ – Kanye West vows to “restore” his family with Kim Kardashian amid her new romance with Pete Davidson
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‘I Need to Be Back Home’ – Kanye West vows to “restore” his family with Kim Kardashian amid her new romance with Pete Davidson

Kanye West has vowed to restore his family with Kim Kardashian amid her new romance with Pete Davidson. The 44-year-old rapper spoke about his marriage to Kim Kardashian while attending the Los Angeles Mission's Annual Thanksgiving event in Skid Row on Wednesday November 24. During his speech, Kanye expressed his desires for him and Kim to get back together and needing "to be back home." "The narrative God wants is to see that we can be redeemed in all these relationships. We've made mistakes. I've made mistakes. I've publicly done things that were not acceptable as a husband," he says in a video shared by PageSix. "But right now today, for whatever reason, I didn't know I was going to be standing right here. I didn't know I was gonna be in front of this mic, but I'm here ...
National Security Adviser Monguno explains why terrorists and separatist groups are becoming popular
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National Security Adviser Monguno explains why terrorists and separatist groups are becoming popular

The National Security Adviser (NSA) Major General Babagana Monguno (Retd) has explained why he thinks separatists groups and terrorists were gaining global attention. According to him, most of Nigeria’s contemporary security problems were influenced or heightened by external threat factors in the global environment and that separatists were getting popular because of the influence, support and sympathy they they get from their foreign counterparts Mungono, in a paper he presented on Friday, November 12,  titled “Combating persistent and emerging threats to regional peace and security In Africa: pivotal role of Nigeria”, pointed out that Africa’s porous borders aids smuggling of prohibited items and weaponry. He revealed the federal government was considering setting up a borde...
R. Kelly hires Bill Cosby’s lawyer to help overturn sex trafficking conviction
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R. Kelly hires Bill Cosby’s lawyer to help overturn sex trafficking conviction

R. Kelly has hired Bill Cosby’s high-profile attorney to help appeal his racketeering conviction in New York. Chicago Tribune reported that Jennifer Bonjean, a New York-based lawyer, filed her appearance in the “I Believe I Can Fly” singer’s case in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn  where the musician was convicted on sex abuse and racketeering charges last month. Bonjean told the outlet that she plans to lead Kelly’s appeal and post-conviction motions, which are due on Monday (Nov. 1). However, she has requested a two-month extension. Recall Bonjean spearheaded Cosby’s appeal of his sex crimes conviction in Pennsylvania and helped get the actor released from prison. The attorney told the Chicago Tribune that she is “looking forward to getting familiar with the record” in the ...
Alex Ferguson blocks Man Utd from sacking Solskjaer after Liverpool defeat
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Alex Ferguson blocks Man Utd from sacking Solskjaer after Liverpool defeat

Legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, has influenced the club’s decision over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future. According to transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, senior officials at Old Trafford were in an urgent meeting on Monday. The meeting took place 24 hours after United were hammered 5-0 by Liverpool at home in the Premier League. However, during the discussions, Ferguson made a case for Solskjaer to continue as the team prepares for a trip to Tottenham Hotspur next. Romano tweeted: “Manchester United internal talks. Main part of board [Sir Alex Ferguson too] wants to give Solskjær another chance to be in charge for Tottenham game. “Pressure still high around Ole. No official talks with Antonio Conte – but he’d accept the job in the next days too.” It ...
EPL: Why I celebrated like Ronaldo after scoring against Man Utd – Townsend
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EPL: Why I celebrated like Ronaldo after scoring against Man Utd – Townsend

Everton winger, Andros Townsend, has explained why he copied the iconic Cristiano Ronaldo celebration, after scoring against Manchester United on Saturday. The Red Devils went in front thanks to a goal from Anthony Martial, with Ronaldo starting from the bench. However, Townsend finished off a beautiful counterattack in the second half, to make it 1-1. Ronaldo failed to make an impact when he came on, as United remain winless in three league games. But Townsend has now spoken of the 36-year-old’s influence in his career. He said: “It’s just a mark of respect to a guy who influenced my career. “I spent many hours on the training pitch and in the video room trying to analyze his free-kicks and his stepovers and the way he dedicated himself to football. “So it wasn’t an im...
Chance the Rapper leads tributes to producer Squeak after his death at 26
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Chance the Rapper leads tributes to producer Squeak after his death at 26

Squeak, a US artiste, DJ, and in-house producer for the Saba-led Chicago hip-hop collective Pivot Gang has died with Chance the Rapper leading tributes by calling him a "great man." A representative for Saba’s Pivot Gang has confirmed the news to Pitchfork, but no official cause of death has been revealed, The Tribe reports that Squeak died in a shooting on Monday evening. The artist’s most recent release came in the form of a collaborative EP alongside MFnMelo, which was released earlier this year. In the wake of the news of his death, artistes from Chicago and many others have been paying tribute to Squeak online. “God bless squeak and every one that loves him,” Chance The Rapper tweeted to lead the tributes, calling Squeak a “great man”. Squeal is survived by his ...
Terry Crews Details how Porn Addiction almost Ended his Marriage with Wife Rebecca King 
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Terry Crews Details how Porn Addiction almost Ended his Marriage with Wife Rebecca King 

Hollywood actor/comedian, Terry Crews, has disclosed how his addiction to porn almost cost him his marriage to Rebecca King Crews. Speaking ahead of the release of his new audiobook, Stronger Together, which Crews co-wrote with his wife, Rebecca, the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star also opened up about being unfaithful to his wife. Recall that in the past, Terry had disclosed that his porn addiction continued for decades, even after he got married and had children, he still managed to keep his porn habit going in secret. During a recent question-and answer, a woman asked how his marriage survived despite all the chaos? The America's Got Talent host handed the microphone over to his wife, who proceeded to get up on the stage and do what Terry called: 'a slam dunk.' 'People were g...
Derek Chauvin Wants new Trial after he Was Convicted for the Murder of George Floyd
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Derek Chauvin Wants new Trial after he Was Convicted for the Murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin's attorney says the former Minneapolis police officer convicted for murdering George Floyd deserves a new trial. Chauvin's attorney, Eric Nelson, filed legal documents on Tuesday, May 4, asking for the jury verdict in his murder trial to be thrown out, claiming there were numerous errors pertaining to the jury and prosecution. In the documents, obtained by TMZ, Chauvin's defense claims he didn't get a fair trial, alleging the court abused its discretion by disagreeing with defense requests to sequester the jury and change venue. Earlier, the judge presiding over Chauvin's murder trial said Rep. Maxine Waters may have given Chauvin additional arguments to make on appeal. Remember, the congresswoman from California had said protesters were banking on a guilty verdi...
Kim Kardashian Rumoured to be Dating CNN Presenter Van Jones
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Kim Kardashian Rumoured to be Dating CNN Presenter Van Jones

Kim Kardashian is rumoured to be dating CNN reporter Van Jones amid her ongoing divorce from estranged husband Kanye West. There are speculations that the reality star, 40, is romantically linked to the CNN presenter,52, as they have been working together as close friends during her four-year law apprenticeship. This comes two months after the mother-of-four filed papers to divorce rapper Kanye West. On Sunday April 25, New York Post columnist Cindy Adams fueled the rumors as she noted he is 'so left,' he 'maybe even influenced her politics.' 'I will not wait while everybody tells me I don’t know what I’m talking about,' she went on. The dating rumours have led to mixed reactions between fans on Twitter, with many accusing Kardashian of 'using' Jones to 'further her ...
Mercy Johnson Kneels with Toyin Abraham to Greet her Husband
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Mercy Johnson Kneels with Toyin Abraham to Greet her Husband

Mercy Johnson Okojie was filmed kneeling to greet her husband alongside actress Toyin Abraham. Prince Odi Okojie visited his wife, Mercy Johnson, on set and she went on her knees to greet him after she saw Toyin kneeling to greet him. Mercy explained that Toyin kneels to greet her own husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi, so she has influenced her to do same with her husband.
Actor Johnny Depp Denied Appeal in ‘wife beater’ Libel Case
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Actor Johnny Depp Denied Appeal in ‘wife beater’ Libel Case

Hollywood actor, Johnny Depp's appeal to overturn a damning high court ruling which backed a report that he assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard and left her in fear for her life, has been struck out. The actor was denied an appeal in his U.K. libel case against The Sun publisher, News Group Newspapers, after he sought to overturn the 2020 ruling of the tabloid accurately calling him a “wife beater.” After a highly publicized three-week trial in 2020, Justice Nicol ruled that the label was “substantially true” regarding his relationship with ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor asked the court of appeal to grant permission for him to challenge the ruling, with the aim of having its findings overturned and a retrial ordered. Part of Depp’s argument relied on further evidence that Heard ...
Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview
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Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has stated that marriage is not a place to have "entanglements" with others. Laurie, who is married to Pastor Feb Idahosa, said marriage means being entangled to one person. She warned people not to allow themselves be influenced by pop culture because such could lead to destruction. She wrote: "Marriage is not meant to be the place for “entanglements.” "You are meant to be tangled in a one flesh, one love, one lover kind of commitment. Any questions, read your Word. Don’t let pop culture creep in and give you any stupid and self-destructive ideas, unless of course you want to visit divorce court in your near future." Her advice comes after Jada Pinkett-Smith, 48, admitted she had an "entanglement" with August Alsina, 27, while she was separated ...
‘If you be Cultist and your Motive na to Attack Another Person like you, u be Fool’ – Vector
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‘If you be Cultist and your Motive na to Attack Another Person like you, u be Fool’ – Vector

Nigerian rapper, Vector Tha Viper has bashed cultists whose motive is to attack another person, reminding them that their pledge was to fight against corrupt men who have influenced authority to their will. In a tweet shared earlier today, Vector whose real name is Olanrewaju Ogunmefun called the cultists forgetting that they pledged themselves to fighting against corrupt men who have influenced authority to their will, fools. He wrote; f#ck all the people praising polithiefians. F#ck all the people campaigning for them. If your father / mother is a thief and you are aware, f#ck you too. Greed will ruin you. I do not need security to move around people. You do for a reason. God bless the soldiers. If you be cultist and your orientation na to kill another man just because him...
There’s More to Ibidun Ighodalo’s Death than Cardiac Arrest – Yul Edochie
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There’s More to Ibidun Ighodalo’s Death than Cardiac Arrest – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie in his reaction to Ibidun Ighodalo’s sudden death, has stated that there could be more to the demise of the popular philanthropist than a cardiac arrest. Taking to his Instagram page, the actor wrote that whoever is behind the death of Ibidun Ighodalo shall know no peace till they die. Yul Edochie wrote; “Why do I feel there’s more to her death than the cardiac arrest story? I never met her but watching her videos brought tears to my eyes. She was so full of life, full of love for humanity. If your life was taken by someone, may suffering and painful death befall that person. They shall know no peace till they are gone. Rest well Ibidun.” It should be recalled that Ibidun died in her hotel room days ago in Port-Harcourt, reportedly of...
Mercy Aigbe and Mide Martins back as Friends?
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Mercy Aigbe and Mide Martins back as Friends?

Nollywood actresses Mide Martins and Mercy Aigbe seem to have buried the hatchet after feuding for a period of time. This is after actress Mide shared a throwback photo she took with her former best-friend, Mercy Aigbe years ago. According to Mide Martins, she took the photo with Mercy Aigbe at a party they attended together in 2014. Referring to herself and Mercy Aigbe as sexy mamas, Mide wrote; “TBT Owambe Saturday 2014..With My Mummy J Of Life…Ore Mi Atata.. @realmercyaigbe. Set Awon Sexy Mamas” Mercy Aigbe on the other hand agreed with her friend that they are indeed sexy mummies with the reply she gave. If you recollect, the duo stopped being good friends about 3 years ago and many of their fans assumed it was as a result of the crisis Mide was having in her marriag...
House Of Reps Member, Akin Alabi Lists Some People That Influenced Him To Become Successful
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House Of Reps Member, Akin Alabi Lists Some People That Influenced Him To Become Successful

NairaBet CEO and politician, Akin Alabi has listed some of those who influenced him in life. Making the list on twitter, he said, US President, Donald Trump, former Oyo state Governor, Ajimobi and Football Coach, Jose Mourinho, influenced him to be who he is today. ”Some of the people that influenced me to become who I am. Trump. Ajimobi. Jose”’, he declared while sharing their photos.  
“My Friend Influenced My Divorce From My Husband” – Toyin Lawani
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“My Friend Influenced My Divorce From My Husband” – Toyin Lawani

Nigerian fashion stylist and entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani talks about how her friend influenced her divorced with her husband and how people mocked her for having two kids from different dads . Gistvic Reports. Toyin said her friend sent her a message which she still have mocking her that she was in an abusive relationship & showing off that she had a better husband which made her take her kids and walked away from the relationship but didn't know till later that her friend's husband beat her everyday and faked the riches she had. Toyin said she had her 1st kid when she was 23years old and got married at age 19. She wrote: "When U are Different The world will hate on u for no Reason , when they don’t understand ur life choices or theories they will castigate u & everythin...
5 Nigerian Artistes Who Influenced Contemporary Nigerian Music
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5 Nigerian Artistes Who Influenced Contemporary Nigerian Music

In celebration of the life and times of one of the most influential Nigerian musicians to grace the booth and create legendary works, DAGRIN, we look at five other Artistes from the 2000's till present whose styles and musical influence affected and are still affecting the Nigerian music space. 1. Tuface Idibia: More commonly known nowadays by his other alias, Tubaba, he has been perhaps the most influential Nigeian music artiste over the past two decades. Right from his days as a member of the defunct R&B group, Plantashun Boiz, Tubaba's greatness as a vocalist and performer was never in doubt. His solo career began with the launch of the 2004 album Face to Face which turned unbelievers to disciples and earned mostly positive reviews. Though mired in a couple of controversies over ...
Police Officer Reportedly Shoots Himself Dead After Killing 2 People Over girlfriend
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Police Officer Reportedly Shoots Himself Dead After Killing 2 People Over girlfriend

A police officer has reportedly shot himself dead after killing 2 people with an AK47 rifle over issues with his girlfriend whom he accused of cheating on him. The shooting incident reportedly happened in Lusaka’s Chainama area in Zambia. The late officer identified as Constable Jackson Mwanza, purportedly sponsored his girlfriend identified as Christine Mulenga in school from grade 10 to college, according to a friend of the late police officer. His acts were reportedly influenced by “betrayal” from the girlfriend. According to the friend, it was three weeks ago when they (him and his girlfriend) moved out from a rented property after Mwanza encountered financial challenges and failed to pay rent. Mwanza accumulated debts to sponsor his girlfriend Christine Mule...
Legendary Ghanaian Ethnomusicologist, Kwabena Nketia Has Died
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Legendary Ghanaian Ethnomusicologist, Kwabena Nketia Has Died

The famous Ghanaian ethnomusicologist and composer Joseph Kwabena Nketia has died at the age of 97 after a brief illness at Legon Hospital in Ghana’s capital city Accra. He was born on 22 June 1921 in Mampong in Ghana’s Ashanti Region. In his lifetime he was much celebrated and several events were organised in his honour. At one of such event, the Asantehene Osei Tutu II said Nketia's "life symbolises the evolution of our nation in the 20th century. There are many parallels in his life's story, which mirrors the national endeavours in the country. [He is] a bridge between our indigenous culture and modern culture, non-literate and literate traditions, old and young artists, Ghana and Africa in the dissemination." As a young man, Nketia received a government scholarship and pro...
Nigerian Man Sentenced To Life In U.S. Prison For Attempting To Kill Judge (Photo)
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Nigerian Man Sentenced To Life In U.S. Prison For Attempting To Kill Judge (Photo)

A Nigerian man living in the United States may not come out of prison soon after he was sentenced for attempting to kill a judge. Chimene Hamilton Onyeri A Nigerian man has been sentenced to life in Federal prison for racketeering schemes that involved the capital murder of State District Judge Julie Kocurek. A federal judge yesterday sentenced 31-year-old Chimene Hamilton Onyeri to life in federal prison for his leadership role in carrying out fraud and racketeering schemes that involved the attempted capital murder of State District Court Judge Julie Kocurek in November of 2015. In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ordered Onyeri to pay $178,374.41 restitution.   “Today’s life sentence for Mr. Onyeri was about more than obtaining a measure of...
The Graduates in Cinemas from August 17 2018… Exclusive To Genesis Cinemas
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The Graduates in Cinemas from August 17 2018… Exclusive To Genesis Cinemas

The Graduates is a story of four unmarried young men that moved back home to Nigeria after studying abroad .. Three out of four of them had serious relationships while one of them who is a player had badly influenced his friends. This movie is based on the awareness of HIV AIDS and SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA DISEASE. Watch Trailer here =  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1N1ZbdY_vxE http://p-wiseconcept.com/
Banky W’s Wife, Adesua Etomi Turns Singer
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Banky W’s Wife, Adesua Etomi Turns Singer

Banky  W Wife, Adesua Etomi seems to have been influenced by her husband, as Adesua today shared photos of herself in a music studio recording. Sharing the photos Adesua wrote; ‘’ What I’ve been up to for a few months. Less excuses, more moves.  Can’t believe I’m actually doing it…’’ Well, we won’t be shocked if her music is well accepted considering her husband’s position in the music industry coupled with if she is lucky to have a good voice. Should Yemi Alade, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay be scared? Of course, the likes of Omawunmi, Waje will be like we dey here  

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