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My New Husband And My Ex Were Not Friends- Actress Mercy Aigbe Reveals
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My New Husband And My Ex Were Not Friends- Actress Mercy Aigbe Reveals

  Actress and filmmaker, Mercy Aigbe who recently revealed the identity of her new husband Kazim Adeoti(Adekaz) has averred that he was never friends with her ex-husband. Aigbe said this in reaction to claims on social media that the duo were once friends. Debunking the claims, Aigbe during a chat with the host of popular Tv show, Your View Morayo Brown said: “I just want to correct the impression, Adekaz isn’t Lanre Gentry’s friend”, she said succinctly. Following the unveiling of Aigbe’s new lover, Kazim Adeoti, social media users raised concerns over the resemblance of the actress’ son and her new lover Placing their pictures side by side, a tweep, @emmaikumeh, said, “The resemblance between Mercy Aigbe’s son and her new husband is striking. She cannot even den...
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The CDS in an interview on Channels Television on Friday January 14, reacted to the crackdown on the use of military gear by civilians. He stated that the present security situation does not allow the use of military gear by people who are not personnel of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ). Irabor said; “The criminals among us have had to take advantage of the military, police, and other security agencies’ gear to perpetrate crime. “We live in a peculiar society – I do not need to restate what the make-up of our society is, what the level of discipline is generally. “And when you compare it (Nigerian structure) to some places where a few individuals believe that whatever practice goes on in those societies should be replicated here, the other elements of social life in those societi...
Man allegedly beats wife to death over mosquito nets in Nasarawa
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Man allegedly beats wife to death over mosquito nets in Nasarawa

According to reports, the incident happened in the couple’s residence at Sabonpegi-Shabu community of Lafia Lafia North Development Area on Friday, January 7, 2022. It was gathered that the accused allegedly beat his wife to death following an argument over mosquito net. A family member of the deceased who preferred anonymity alledged that a heated argument ensued between the couple when the suspect tried to stop a carpenter engaged by the wife to fix a net to their window. He alledged that the suspect had beaten up the wife when she insisted that the carpenter should continued with the work. “The deceased engaged the service of a carpenter to fix a net in their windows to prevent mosquitoes, but the husband stopped the carpenter, which the wife resisted, eventually the husband...
Being a single mum, my biggest challenge – Iyabo Ojo
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Being a single mum, my biggest challenge – Iyabo Ojo

Iyabo Ojo, has revealed that being a single mum to her two children was her biggest challenge. The actress made this known in an interview with Riyah Abdul, of which she posted the snippet on her Instagram page on Thursday. In the interview, the actress was asked what her biggest challenge was and she replied, “Being a single mum.” Ojo is the mother of two children, Festus and Priscilla, whom she had with her ex-husband, Mr.Ojo, before their divorce in 2001.
I’ll Clean Up El-Rufai’s Mess – Shehu Sani Says As He Declares Interest to Contest Kaduna Governorship Election
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I’ll Clean Up El-Rufai’s Mess – Shehu Sani Says As He Declares Interest to Contest Kaduna Governorship Election

Shehu Sani has declared interest to contest in the Kaduna governorship election in 2023. The former lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, disclosed this while speaking during a radio interview in Kaduna on Saturday. Sani said he was joining the race to rescue the state from the mess that had been created by Governor Nasir el-Rufai. The lawmaker said that he was throwing his hat in the ring on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, adding that it was left for the party to unite its members to form a government that will respect the will of the poor in Kaduna State. He said, “We sat with my loyalists and supporters and they wanted me to contest the governor of Kaduna State which I will do to remove APC, God willing; to remove...
Akande very reckless, wrote nonsense autobiography – Falae
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Akande very reckless, wrote nonsense autobiography – Falae

An elder statesman and former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae has taken a swipe at the former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande over the latter’s position in his autobiography ‘My Participation’ on the 2014 CONFAB attended by some Yoruba elders. According to Falae, who was one of the delegates to the CONFAB, Akande misrepresented facts in the book which was launched in December 2021. Akande had, in the autobiography launched in Lagos, questioned some Yoruba leaders including Falae for attending the CONFAB. While describing Akande as a reckless individual who wrote “nonsense”, Falae who was also a former Minister of Finance said that delegates who attended the CONFAB were of different age grades including youths. Falae, who spoke in an...
Tuchel considers dropping Lukaku out of Chelsea’s squad for Liverpool clash
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Tuchel considers dropping Lukaku out of Chelsea’s squad for Liverpool clash

The Blues striker could sit out the upcoming clash at home to Jurgen Klopp's side after his controversial interview Thomas Tuchel is considering dropping Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea's squad against Liverpool after the striker conducted a controversial interview behind the club's back that was published this past week. Tuchel will reveal his squad to the team tomorrow and the Belgian may not even be on the bench even after he was judged to be criticising his manager's tactics. It has since emerged that neither the club nor the player's representatives knew of the interview beforehand. It appears to have arranged directly with the Sky Sport journalist in London.
Chelsea boss Tuchel on Lukaku comments: I don’t like it; it doesn’t help
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Chelsea boss Tuchel on Lukaku comments: I don’t like it; it doesn’t help

  Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admit he's upset with Romelu Lukaku after his disparaging interview this week.   The Belgian forward was revealed to have said he was not happy with his situation at Stamford Bridge. In his pre-Liverpool press conference, Tuchel has now responded to the quotes. He said: "We don't like it of course because it brings noise we don't need and it is not helpful. We don't want to make more out of it than it actually is. "It's very easy to take lines out of context, it's very easy to shorten lines, make headlines then later realise it's not so bad and not what he meant. "Let's be honest, we don't like it, I don't like it because it's noise we don't need. We need a calm environment and focus and that does not help." However, the German...
Travis Scott says he was unaware fans were hurt during his concert that killed ten people including 9 year old
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Travis Scott says he was unaware fans were hurt during his concert that killed ten people including 9 year old

In his first interview since his deadly crowd surge in Texas last month, US rapper Travis Scott has said he did not realise that concertgoers were in trouble as he performed in Texas last month. Ten concertgoers were killed after panic broke out at the Astroworld music festival in Houston on 5 November. Multiple lawsuits numbering 300 have since been filed over the tragedy. Among those killed during Scott's headline set was nine-year-old Ezra Blount. Lawsuits against Scott also allege he was implicit in the deaths  for not ending his show more abruptly. "I stopped a couple of times... at the end of the day you just hear music," he told Breakfast Club presenter Charlamagne Tha God on Thursday, December 9. According to Scott, he did not hear details about what had happ...
What I Discussed With Tinubu – Shekarau
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What I Discussed With Tinubu – Shekarau

Former governor of Kano State and leader of G-7 faction of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kano, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, has revealed what the discussion with cof the APC, was about. Shekarau, the senator representing Kano Central, reportedly visited Tinubu at his Lagos residence, on Sunday. In an interview with BBC Hausa Service on Tuesday, Shekarau revealed that it was Tinubu that requested to see him, and he went there after consulting members of the G-7. “He called me on phone that he want to see me in Abuja, but that time I was in Kano; so we couldn’t see. He said we should meet in Lagos if possible and I told him I will whenever I visited Lagos and that was what happened.” “This is not something new between the two of us. We have had a lot of this type of meetings...
My Weight Loss Wasn’t Planned –Adele
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My Weight Loss Wasn’t Planned –Adele

British singer, Adele has revealed that she didn't plan to lose weight. Adele, who lost over 45kg in two years made the revelation in an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday. She said, "It wasn't even really about the weight. It was about my anxiety." An anxiety which she said subsided whenever she works out. On fans' reactions to her weight loss, she said, "It's not my job to validate how people feel about their bodies. I'm trying to sort my own life out!"   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi)
Nigerian lady loses job offer just because she has a big tummy
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Nigerian lady loses job offer just because she has a big tummy

A Nigerian lady claims she lost a job opportunity recently just because she has a big tummy. The lady with the name Tima Tima on Facebook said she went for an interview and that the human resource manager who happens to be a woman, denied her the job opportunity just because she has a big stomach. ''I lost a job today Sorry we cannot employ you Me - why please GM - you have a big tummy Toorrrrrrr Na born i born, i no kee person It is well'' Tima, who is a mother, dismissed insinuations that she was joking. See her exchange with some of her followers below..
How I Was Robbed Of My Sight, Possessions During Attack On Apongbon Bridge – Ex Uber Driver Speaks
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How I Was Robbed Of My Sight, Possessions During Attack On Apongbon Bridge – Ex Uber Driver Speaks

Tomi Waziri, a former Uber driver, has told of how he lost his sight. The man in an interview with The PUNCH, narrated his story, explaining that he he lost his sight when he was attacked by robbers. According to him, he was attacked by two armed robbers on the Apongbon Bridge in Lago State while conveying a rider to her destination. Watch his interview below:
Tiwa Savage risks losing endorsement deals over sex tape scandal
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Tiwa Savage risks losing endorsement deals over sex tape scandal

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage may lose some endorsements and her public image damaged as she battles a scandal which has sparked up controversy on social media. On Wednesday, social media was agog, following the release of a sex-tape allegedly involving the singer and her boyfriend. Though Tiwa is yet to confirm or deny whether she is the one captured in the video, she had earlier in an interview with American OAP, Angie Martinez of Power 105.1, raised the alarm that she was being blackmailed by an unknown person with a sex tape She had expressed concerns about what the blackmailer could do with the clip even as she claimed that the video was accidentally posted on Snapchat by her lover, who immediately deleted it. Although she maintained that she would not pay a dime to...
‘His tongue could have slipped’ – Wazito FC’s Kimanzi defends Mwendwa over lack of talent utterances
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‘His tongue could have slipped’ – Wazito FC’s Kimanzi defends Mwendwa over lack of talent utterances

The tactician feels the top football administrator could have not meant what he said because Kenya does not lack talent at all Wazito FC head coach Francis Kimanzi has defended Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa after he came under fire following his comments that the country lacks talent. Kimanzi said the FKF chief could have had his tongue slip when he made the comments during a TV interview. Mwendwa - after the Harambee Stars' dream of clinching a World Cup ticket came to an end - said the country needs quality players in order to compete at the top level. Slip of the tongue "I tend to believe Mwendwa said so, for lack of a better word to express himself. His tongue could have slipped. You know, when one is in front of the camera, words tend to come out of th...
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Supreme Court places fresh hurdles for prospective SANs

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has placed fresh hurdles ahead of legal practitioners in the country seeking to be conferred with the prestigious rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) for the year 2021. The fresh hurdles were on Sunday in Abuja reeled out to the applicants through the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee LPPC, an arm of the apex court responsible for the selection of successful candidates. Among others, DAILY POST gathered that the SAN rank seekers are to face a panel of selected serving and retired Supreme Court justices and senior lawyers for an oral interview as part of the last leg of the screening process. Our correspondent was told by a highly placed official of the LPPC that the applicants would during the oral interview be subjected to rigorous int...
2023: With Osinbajo-Zulum ticket, APC would win election before 12 noon – Gololo
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2023: With Osinbajo-Zulum ticket, APC would win election before 12 noon – Gololo

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Garus Gololo, has advised the party to field Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, and Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, for an overwhelming victory in the 2023 presidential election. Speaking in an interview in Abuja on Friday, Gololo said Osibanjo has displayed competence, loyalty, hard work and statesmanship to pilot the affairs of the country. Gololo said, with dialogue and negotiation, power could rotate to the south, despite the fact that the north has the numbers, adding that the south might not pick it the way they are going about threatening the north. “In politics, what you do when you want votes is to consult with people, dialogue and negotiate with them. For now, who are you fighting for? You can’t fight for ...
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Three policemen were on Sunday, killed by gunmen in Onitsha, Anambra State while two persons identified to be civilians sustained bullet wounds in the attack. A source in the area said the attack occurred at Ezeiweka road in the commercial city, and that a patrol van belonging to the police was also set ablaze by the attacking gunmen. 2. Two housemates have been evicted from the sixth edition of the Big Brother Naija House. They are Yusuf Adam, better known as Yousef, and Tsakute Jonah, known as Saskay. 3. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited. In a statement issued on Sunday, Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina said the President gave t...
‘I feel very Nigerian’ – AC Milan star Tomori
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‘I feel very Nigerian’ – AC Milan star Tomori

  The centre-back insists he is happy at AC Milan and is in constant communication with Tammy Abraham who joined AS Roma AC Milan defender Fikayo Tomori says he feels Nigerian owing to his upbringing as a child. The 23-year-old Canadian-born English footballer opted to represent England at senior level, and to date, he has represented the Three Lions once. The centre-back featured against Kosovo on November 17 during the 2020 Uefa Euro qualifiers. In a recent interview, the defender went on to explain the meaning of his name and his feelings.      
2023: Why APC may not zone presidency to Southwest – Senator Bulkachuwa
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2023: Why APC may not zone presidency to Southwest – Senator Bulkachuwa

Senator representing Bauchi North Senatorial District, Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be committed to zoning presidency to the South West, Nigeria. He said getting a material that could win election is topmost to any serious political party anywhere in the world, hence, it isn’t about zoning, but about who has the capacity and acceptability to win presidential election. Senator Bulkachuwa, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, reacted in an interview with select journalists amid agitation and counter agitation on where the ruling APC should zone its presidency in 2023. The lawmaker said, APC would be economical with zoning of presidency until the political climate will determine it, saying: “That is the nature...
BBNaija: Why I bought Saskay flowers – JayPaul
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BBNaija: Why I bought Saskay flowers – JayPaul

Evicted Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Jaypaul, has revealed why he gave his love interest, Saskay, flowers while he was still in the house. JayPaul made this known during an interview with the show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. JayPaul, who earlier declared his love for Saskay, surprised her with flowers on Wednesday night. He bought the flowers with his 500 Abeg Naira. Speaking during his interview, he said he sent her flowers because she has never had one. “The reason why I got her flowers is she’s a beautiful girl. ”She has also had a fair share of relationships but she never had flowers and that’s strange because she’s a beautiful girl and she deserves them. ”So I said to myself, maybe I should ask Big Brother and surprise her with flowers,” he said. Saskay a...
BBNaija: I will pursue acting, future with Michael – Jackie B
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BBNaija: I will pursue acting, future with Michael – Jackie B

Jackie B, evicted Big Brother Naija housemate has said her eviction was meant to happen. The mother of one during a life interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu said Whitemoney is her friend and that she liked Michael. “I feel like my eviction was meant to happen, I’m grateful to be here. “WhiteMoney is my friend. I like Michael and will surely explore a relationship with him outside the house.” On her future plans, JackiebB revealed she would try new things like acting and plan more events as that is always her passion.
Sauti Sol’s Bien says he would have no problem if his wife sees other men, insists his deal breaker isn’t sex
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Sauti Sol’s Bien says he would have no problem if his wife sees other men, insists his deal breaker isn’t sex

Sauti Sol's Bien has said that he wouldn't have a problem if his wife,  Chiki Kuruka ‘sees’ other men as his deal breaker isn't sex. The couple who got married in March 2020, had earlier sparked speculation of being in an open marriage but refuted the claim. In a new interview, Bien said his wife is allowed to meet her crush and even if sex happens, it will not break his marriage. The singer said he doesn’t own his better half and that is why she is allowed to do whatever satisfies her. He said; “Let’s say I am married to Chiki for 30/40 years. I am not expecting that am the only dude she will be with. “If she goes and meets the crush of her life, jibambe babe.  “I am not in an open relationship. All am saying is that during such a time the deal-breaker won’t be sex. “No...
BBNaija: Boma, Tega, Peace, Michael reveal housemates with real relationship
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BBNaija: Boma, Tega, Peace, Michael reveal housemates with real relationship

Evicted Big Brother Naija housemates, Tega, Michael, Peace and Boma have said Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is real. The housemates, who made this known in an interview on Tuesday, said Saga and Nini’s relationship may not lead anywhere because Nini has a relationship outside. They were asked which relationship was real and fake in the house. Tega responded, “Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is real. Saga and Nini’s relationship is real but it’s not leading anywhere.” Boma said “Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship is genuine. Nini tells everyone that she has a boyfriend outside the house.” He added that Nini seems to be saying the truth about being in a committed relationship. Peace said, “I will pick Liquorose and Emmanuel’s relationship as real because they ...
He ate while I cried – Toke Makinwa on ex-husband’s reaction after infidelity news
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He ate while I cried – Toke Makinwa on ex-husband’s reaction after infidelity news

Toke Makinwa has revealed her ex-husband, Maje Ayida’s reaction after he confessed to having a child by another woman while they were married. Recall that the union between the duo fell apart in 2015 when news broke that Maje was expecting a child from his side chic, Anita Solomon. However, during an interview with Chude Jideonwo, Toke while recalling what happened on the day the news broke said she was asleep on the same bed with Maje when he told her what happened. She also revealed that Singer, IcePrince, called her at about 2am to check on her when the news broke and at the time, she was still in the dark about what was going on. Toke went on to say Maje initially denied the news but later admitted he was expecting a child with Anita. She said, ”he even had the guts to o...
Why FG won’t stop borrowing from other countries – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed
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Why FG won’t stop borrowing from other countries – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has revealed why the Federal Government will continue to borrow money from other countries. The Minister, during an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Monday, revealed the government was borrowing to invest in infrastructure in the country. According to her, the Federal Government’s borrowing is sensible and responsible. “I have said it several times that the problem we have in Nigeria is that of revenue. “We are borrowing sensibly and this is because we want to invest in infrastructures like power, water, roads and rails which are investments that are required to enhance business productivity in the country today. “These businesses will grow, they will not only pay taxes, they will also employ people. ...
Open Grazing: Uzodinma embarrassed us with his comments – PDP scribe blasts Imo Gov
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Open Grazing: Uzodinma embarrassed us with his comments – PDP scribe blasts Imo Gov

The Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State and former member of the state House of Assembly, Nze Ray Emeana has lambasted Governor Hope Uzodimma for saying there is no law in Imo State banning open grazing. Emeana in this interview with DAILY POST said it was most embarrassing and shameful for Uzodinma to say there is no anti-grazing law in Imo State when there is one. The former university teacher said, come 2023 governorship position must come back to the Owerri zone adding that it is not negotiable. ”No amount of intimidation, harassment and arrest will stop it. Owerri zone will rise strongly, determined, united and wrestle power from this failed administration like never before, he averred. The PDP scribe also gave his assessment of the ruling APC admi...
Sowore, other activists storm NBC office as commission summons Channel TV presenter
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Sowore, other activists storm NBC office as commission summons Channel TV presenter

Human rights activist Omoyele Sowore and some Nigerian broadcasters have stormed the headquarters of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Abuja over the query issued to Channels Television for interviewing Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. The NBC has also summoned presenters of the TV station, Chamberlain Usoh and Kayode Okikiolu to its office in Abuja for questioning. The presenters who are the major anchors of the TV’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme were invited to the Abuja office of the agency on Thursday over some comments made against President Muhammadu Buhari by two guests during the programme on Tuesday. DAILY POST had reported that the regulatory body had queried the television station over an interview granted to Benue Governor Samuel Ortom Following...
NANS tells Gov Abiodun to appoint Rector for MAPOLY
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NANS tells Gov Abiodun to appoint Rector for MAPOLY

The Ogun State chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has told Governor Dapo Abiodun to appoint a substantive Rector for Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta. DAILY POST reports that MAPOLY is presently being run by Dr Adeoye Odedeji, who was appointed by Governor Dapo Abiodun as the Acting Rector in December 2019. Odedeji became the Acting Rector following the appointment of the former Rector, Samson Odedina as a Commissioner in Gov Abiodun’s cabinet. The State Government was said to have conducted interviews for candidates interested in becoming the Rector of the foremost Ogun polytechnic. However, government has not taken a decision on who becomes the substantive head of the polytechnic, even as different groups lobby for preferred candidates...
Abductors Of Zamfara College of Agriculture students demand N350 million
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Abductors Of Zamfara College of Agriculture students demand N350 million

The abductors of the students and staff of the College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Bakura in Zamfara State have demanded N350 million as ransom for their release. The provost of the college, Habibu Mainasara, disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV. Recall that armed men with sophisticated weapons stormed the school on Sunday night, August 15 and abducted the students. Mainasara while speaking on the development, said a total of 20 people were abducted, including 15 students, 4 staff, and a driver. During the attack, the gunmen killed two watchmen and a police officer. Meanwhile, the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has promised to secure the release of the victims of the latest abduction by bandits in the state. In a statement by his spokesman, Yusuf Gus...
Beyoncé talks about setting boundaries and healing ‘generational trauma’ ahead of her 40th birthday
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Beyoncé talks about setting boundaries and healing ‘generational trauma’ ahead of her 40th birthday

Beyoncé gave rare insight into the choices she’s made to protect her own mental health and self-care in a new interview ahead of her 40th birthday, a foundation she hopes to build on in the next chapter of her life. The notoriously private singer and entrepreneur has spent the past few years focusing on herself, her family and healing, she told Harper’s Bazaar. She said she’s transitioned from focusing on building her legacy, which she prioritized in her 20s, to focusing on working on herself in the last decade. “My 30s were about starting my family and my life becoming more than my career,” she told the publication. “I worked to heal generational trauma and turned my broken heart into art that would help move culture forward and hopefully live far beyond me. My 30s were about dig...
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Chief Dele Momodu’s Exclusive on the Olu of Warri coronation

Excerpts from Dele Momodu's Interview with Chief Brown Mene “The Yoruba constitute the formation of the Itsekiri nation. The founder of where I come from actually hails from Remo. Talking about our relationship with Yoruba, we could be said to be two peas in a pod. We cherish our relationship with Yorubas, and we do not by any means, want to deny that.” “We conduct ourselves in the light of all that we find to be noble and aristocratic. If we’re to relate the present crop of Itsekiri people, tracing from the first king in 1480 AD, nearly everyone would be a prince and princess. We like to conduct ourselves with such a carriage because we find it befitting.” “Immediately we notice that the king needs replacement, the process begins. There are chiefs who will be informed informally....
Businessman Stabbed To Death In Niger State
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Businessman Stabbed To Death In Niger State

A businessman identified as Mr Yusuf Abubakar was stabbed to death in Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger state. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Wasiu Abiodun confirmed the incident on Monday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna. “I can confirm to you that the incident occurred and investigations are ongoing to unravel the root cause and also arrest the fleeing suspects." Mr Tofik Mukaila, an eyewitness and resident of Barkin Sale/Morris in Chanchaga LGA, told NAN that two suspected thieves allegedly stabbed Abubakar to death at about 8:00pm on Saturday. Mukaila said the suspects stabbed the deceased to death for refusing to release his money and telephone to them. “I was seeing off a friend at about 8:00pm on Saturday when I saw two boys r...
I never see myself as a celebrity, says Richard Mofe-Damijo
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I never see myself as a celebrity, says Richard Mofe-Damijo

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, who celebrated his 60th birthday during the week, has said that he has been able to navigate some issues in public life because he does not see himself as a celebrity. Speaking during an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, RMD said, “There was a time when I was in Delta State, I had a serious accident. My car flipped and I was in the hospital. It was the governor that called my wife to come. Apparently, it had been reported that when I had the accident, there was a woman and a baby in the car. But there I was, I didn’t know what had been written. But, my wife had read it, so when she came (to the hospital), she wasn’t too sure. “Later on, we were on holiday in America and she said, ‘Didn’t you know what they wrote’? She told me that w...
He’s a star player?!’ – Courtois takes shot at Man Utd forward Martial
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He’s a star player?!’ – Courtois takes shot at Man Utd forward Martial

The Belgium goalkeeper went out of his way to call out Manchester United's striker in an interview Thibaut Courtois has questioned whether Manchester United forward Anthony Martial should be considered a star player in an interview conducted by Belgium team-mate Jan Vertonghen. Courtois had been asked to name all of the important European players left out of Euro squads and could only pick out centre-back Sergio Ramos. When Vertonghen included Martial as he rattled off answers Courtois could have given, the goalkeeper scoffed and suggested that Martial shouldn't have been mentioned. Courtois and Martial used to be Premier League rivals when Courtois played for Chelsea.
DSS’ night raids are dangerous legacies of military dictatorship in our country – Falana
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DSS’ night raids are dangerous legacies of military dictatorship in our country – Falana

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has spoken up against night raids reportedly carried out by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).   Speaking in an interview on Channels Television, Falana stated that there is no law that supports night raids on residences of citizens.   In the case of Igboho, the senior lawyer said the DSS should have gone to his residence with a warrant of arrest and proceeded to take inventory of the items recovered from the residence.   According to him, night raids are dangerous legacies of military dictatorship in Nigeria. Falana said;   “There is no law in Nigeria that allows you to arrest anybody in the dead of the night. I mean, you are not planning a coup. We aren’t armed robbers. “I did say this wh...
‘My price just went up,’ Laycon speaks after Grammy Recording Academy performance
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‘My price just went up,’ Laycon speaks after Grammy Recording Academy performance

Popular reality TV show star, Laycon, recently performed for the Grammy Recording Academy. The winner of the 2020 BBNaija reality TV show delivered a brief but impressive performance of his hit song, ‘All over me’, from his latest album, Shall We Begin. The song was featured on the Academy’s platform, ‘Press Play At Home’ to promote fast-rising artistes. Speaking about the development in an interview with Channels Television, the artiste said that his fees have increased. He said, “It is a big deal and I am not even going to try and be modest about it or downplay it. That is a very big deal. I have seen reactions and everyone is amazed. It is a result of hard work and the work of my team and label. It is a huge deal. “That is where people want to be and I am experiencing thi...
Belhanda: Newly-promoted Super Lig club Adana Demirspor sign ex-Galatasaray midfielder
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Belhanda: Newly-promoted Super Lig club Adana Demirspor sign ex-Galatasaray midfielder

The Morocco international is back in the Turkish top-flight after his contract was abruptly terminated by Galatasaray in March Newly-promoted Super Lig club Adana Demirspor have announced the signing of Younes Belhanda on a three-year deal. Belhanda completed a free transfer to the New Adana Stadium on Thursday after he was released by Galatasaray in May because he criticised the club in an interview. After three months without competitive football, the Morocco star is set to revive his career in Adana and in a league where he has been playing in since 2017.
There was never a time APC used social media platforms to set the country ablaze, people are using it as a blackmail weapon – Keyamo
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There was never a time APC used social media platforms to set the country ablaze, people are using it as a blackmail weapon – Keyamo

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has stated that there was never a time the All Progressives Congress used social media platforms to set the country ablaze.   The Minister made the claim in an interview on Channels Television on Tuesday June 22.   Keyamo who responded to a question of the current APC government using social media to get into power in 2015 during the interview, insisted that the goal of government with the #TwitterBan is not to stifle free speech.   He also alleged that people have been blackmailing the ruling party with claims of rising to power through use of social media.   The Minister said;   “As a political party APC, can you tell us examples when we tried to use social media platforms to...
Timi Dakolo reveals his kids know their mother was allegedly raped by pastor
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Timi Dakolo reveals his kids know their mother was allegedly raped by pastor

Soul singer, Timi Dakolo, has revealed that he has chatted with his kids about their mother’s rape ordeal. In June 2019, Busola Dakolo dragged Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), to an FCT High Court for allegedly raping her twice before she turned 18 about 20 years ago. Speaking during an interview with Toke Makinwa, Timi said: “Yes, we informed our kids. I raised my kids differently. I had to make them know fast their mother is a superhero. I explained it was a painful experience that happened when their mum was very young. They understood even though they might not know the gravity of what it was. “They understood that something was happening. So, anytime they go to her, they give her a hug.”
Actor Davido Oyelowo admits he can’t speak Yoruba
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Actor Davido Oyelowo admits he can’t speak Yoruba

Nigerian-born British actor, Davido Oyelowo has disclosed that he can’t speak the Yoruba language.   In an interview with Abidemi Dario on Channels Television, the actor said though he can’t speak the language because it’s been a long time he did. However he understands the language.   Oyelowo who disclosed that he lived in Lagos from when he was 6 till 13, recalled how his friends who he attended same boarding school with for two years, felt he couldn’t speak or understand Yoruba.   He however said they were shocked when he started speaking the language towards the end of his stay at the school.   Watch the video below...........   View this post on Instagram   A...
Oduduwa: No Elections In S/West, Yoruba Leaving Nigeria – Sunday Igboho
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Oduduwa: No Elections In S/West, Yoruba Leaving Nigeria – Sunday Igboho

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly know as Sunday Igboho, has insisted that there won’t be an election across the southwest region come 2023. Naija News reports that Sunday Igboho made this known in an interview anchored by his spokesperson, Oluyomi Koiki. “Marriage is not by force. We can’t live with you again. The Yoruba nation is a vehicle of salvation and I want all Yoruba to board the vehicle and have their seats,” he said. Sunday Igboho also vowed that there is no going back on the agitation struggle. “How can we go back when we are almost at our destination? Those who have not joined us should do so now because there’s no election come 2023. Yoruba will go,” he added. Speaking further, the activist issued a fresh eviction notice to killer Fulani herdsmen in th...
I once worked as bricklayer to buy filmmaking equiment – Actor Itele D Icon
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I once worked as bricklayer to buy filmmaking equiment – Actor Itele D Icon

Award-winning Nollywood actor, writer, producer, and director Ibrahim Yekini popularly known as Itele D Icon has disclosed some of the things he had to do to buy some movie equipment for work. Itele in an interview with Punch, he opened up about his life as a boxer and how he struggled to make a name in the movie industry. The Excerpt; What piqued your interest in acting? In 1997, I met a man called Folorunsho Adejobi, and told him that I would like to join his acting academy. I stayed with him for three years and graduated in 2000. I went on to produce my first movie in 2004. Acting has been a blessing to me. I discovered that acting was my path and I am passionate about it. You were a boxer before you became an actor. Why did you leave that profession? Yes, I was a skil...
People who are in power are the ones who have ordered a coup against the Nigerian people – Pat Utomi counters Presidency
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People who are in power are the ones who have ordered a coup against the Nigerian people – Pat Utomi counters Presidency

Professor of political economy, Pat Utomi has countered the presidency's claim of “disgruntled religious and past political leaders” working with “external forces” to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Utomi in an interview with PUNCH described the claim as "silly", and further alleged that people in power are the ones who have ordered a coup against the Nigerian people by giving us a government we are not sure exists. He said;   “I have followed the funny exchanges between those who say that some people are planning a coup by having a conference; it is silly in the extreme, because people who are in power are the ones who have ordered a coup against the Nigerian people by giving us a government we are not sure exists. They are then accusing citizens, wh...
I can do without s.e.x for two years –Mr Ibu
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I can do without s.e.x for two years –Mr Ibu

Actor and comedian, John Okafor, aka Mr Ibu in an interview with Sunday scoop revealed he is not s.e.x-crazed at all and he can abstain for two years Mr Ibu is one man who can get people to laugh without uttering a word. His funny facial expressions and gesticulations constantly send his fans into fits of laugher. Because of his pot belly, some have also said that he may not have many female admirers, but in an interview with Sunday Scoop, Okafor noted that many women were attracted to him, though he only has eyes for his wife. He said, “I am not s.e.x crazed at all. I can abstain for two years. When I had a problem, I stayed off s.e.x for a long time. I am not controlled by s.e.x. As of now, I have stayed off s.e.x for at least four months. Remember that I was poisoned in Decembe...
Kano Hisbah sacks senior official allegedly caught in hotel room with married woman
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Kano Hisbah sacks senior official allegedly caught in hotel room with married woman

The Kano State Hisbah Board has sacked a top official allegedly caught with a married woman in a hotel room in Sabon Gari area of the state.   LIB reported that the Hisbah commander identified as Sani Rimo, was allegedly found in a questionable manner with the married woman on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.   However, in an interview with SaharaReporters on Wednesday, March 10, the Hisbah's communications officer, Nabahani Usman, said the officer was found innocent, adding that the said married woman in question is his daughter.   Spokesperson of the board, Lawal Fagge, confirmed the sacking of the official to Vanguard on Tuesday, May 4,   It was gathered that the decision followed a report by a committee set up by the board to unravel circumstances...
US Mission To Prioritise Student Visa Applications For Nigerians
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US Mission To Prioritise Student Visa Applications For Nigerians

The United States mission in Nigeria has announced that it will prioritise applications for student visas and plan interview appointments “well in advance” of school resumption. Susan Tuller, US mission country consular coordinator, also said on Friday that the mission “will make every effort to assist student visa applicants in a timely fashion while keeping personnel and customers safe.” The lockdown introduced to slow the spread of the coronavirus had hindered operations at the US embassy in Abuja and the consulate general in Lagos. However, with the next round of school resumption in September, Tuller said efforts are in place to ensure that Nigerians travelling for studies are not stranded regarding their application for visa. A statement from the mission explained why...
Actress Beverly Afaglo Narrates how she Lost a Movie Role Because she Decided to Breastfeed her Child
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Actress Beverly Afaglo Narrates how she Lost a Movie Role Because she Decided to Breastfeed her Child

Ghanaian actress, Beverly Afaglo has narrated how she lost a movie role because she decided to breastfeed her child. In the interview with Naa Ashorkor, Beverly recounted getting numerous calls from her mother to come home and take care of her child while on set of a television series. This was after the production had delayed in shooting its last scene. She recalled her mother complaining about the baby not wanting to sleep even after they had given her all the milk. Beverly said she had no option than to go home and breastfeed her baby. A week after, the actress said she received a call from a colleague who told her that her role had been taken because she told the producer that she was going to breastfeed her baby. Watch the video below;
Adunni Ade Recalls being Raised by her Father and Step mom and how She was Tossed Here and There
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Adunni Ade Recalls being Raised by her Father and Step mom and how She was Tossed Here and There

Actress Adunni Ade has said Nigerian men, who are single fathers, "can't really take care of their child ". The mom-of-two opened up about being raised by her father and step mom and being tossed between family members. She told Chude Jidonwo during an interview that her father is her "everything" but he had to make money so she was raised by different family members and it "was not the best". She said: "My dad is my everything. He was doing everything he could to create a name for himself, his business, his work, and I guess, you know... "I hope I'm not being mean by saying Nigerian men, they can't really... single father, can't really just take care of their child, so they have to put the child here and put the child there." She also opened up about her relationship wi...

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