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I stopped making music because of money – Bisola Aiyeola
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I stopped making music because of money – Bisola Aiyeola

Former BBN housemate, Bisola Aiyeola has revealed she suspended music because it is expensive. The reality star said this during an interview on Inkblot Meet & Greet podcast with co-founders Naz Onuzo, Zulumoke Oyibo and Damola Ademola. Bisola as she is popularly called said her fans might have to wait a while before she makes another music as the cost of music promotion is high. However, she said she is focusing on improving her film making skill. “For the music, it has really been expensive even though I have a record label, it is way more expensive than film, she said. “I was going through my accounts some years back, maybe two years ago with my team and I was like I am not singing again in my life. They laughed and said when you finally hit, you won’t remember th...
Prince William reacts to racism allegation his brother Prince Harry and wife, Meghan Markle made during Oprah interview
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Prince William reacts to racism allegation his brother Prince Harry and wife, Meghan Markle made during Oprah interview

Prince William has publicly hit back against his brother Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's claim of racism in the royal family. The Duke of Cambridge is the first royal to personally respond to the allegation. During his first royal engagement since the Oprah interview, William was asked about the allegation of racism and he denied it. William was visiting School2 in east London today, March 11, to promote a children's mental health programme, when he was asked by Sky News reporter Inzamam Rashid, "Is the Royal Family a racist family?" "We're very much not a racist family," Prince William replied. He also revealed that he has not spoken to his brother yet since the interview aired. Prince William said: "No, I haven't spoken to him yet but I will do." Meghan claimed du...
Buckingham Palace Releases Statement On Behalf Of The Queen Over Harry, Meghan Interview
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Buckingham Palace Releases Statement On Behalf Of The Queen Over Harry, Meghan Interview

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY BUCKINGHAM PALACE ON BEHALF OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan. The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning. While some recollections may vary, they are taken very seriously and will be addressed by the family privately. Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved family members. ENDS Meghan and Harry news: Buckingham Palace release statement on Royal family racism claims - live reaction Buckingham Palace has released a statement on behalf of the Queen in response to the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes’ bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview. Buckingham Palace's response to the issues raised by the Sussexe...
Prince Charles Responds To Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Interview
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Prince Charles Responds To Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s Interview

Prince Charles stepped out on Tuesday to visit a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in London, just two days after his son and daughter-in-law, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, made headlines for their tell-all interview about the royal family. The son of Queen Elizabeth was asked for his reaction to the bombshell conversation by reporters but remained silent. "He chuckled and carried on walking," tweeted The Daily Express' Richard Palmer. No formal comment has been made yet by anyone in the royal family addressing what the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said about the lack of support they felt, mental health issues, and the vicious attacks by the U.K. tabloids. Charles, 72, did reveal he already received the coronavirus vaccine because "I may be a little bit older," according to Sky News....
The Ghost of Princess Diana Meeds to Give Piers Morgan a Dirty Slap – OAP Toolz
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The Ghost of Princess Diana Meeds to Give Piers Morgan a Dirty Slap – OAP Toolz

OAP Tolu Oniru-Demuren appears to be gutted by Pier Morgan's criticism of Meghan Markle's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey. In the tell-all interview, Meghan made some shocking disclosures about the monarch's perception about her, her marriage and the racial comments made towards her unborn child, Achie. Piers who has never hidden his disgust for Meghan, said the interview is an absolutely disgraceful betrayal of the Queen and the Royal Family. Toolz via her Twitter handle said the spirit of Princess Diana, Prince Harry's mum, needs to slap Piers. ''The ghost of Princess Diana needs to give @piersmorgan a dirty slap. Evil pillock''
Nasty C bags Ellen DeGeneres interview
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Nasty C bags Ellen DeGeneres interview

Hip hop heavyweight Nasty C has clinched an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Friday and Mzansi is rallying behind him all the way. The rapper, who is also set to perform his latest single Black & White alongside American singer Ari Lennox, took to Twitter to announce he would be appearing on the popular US television talk show. Nasty C will perform the new track featured on his latest album, Zulu Man With Some Power, which is also the lead single on the Coming 2 America African inspired album set to drop on March 5. This is not the first time Nasty C has featured on an American TV show. He performed They Don't alongside T.I. on Late Night with Seth Meyers in June last year. Earlier this month, Nasty C spilled the tea on working on Rhythms of Zamunda: Music Inspi...
NGO Rescues two Children Found Crying on the Street after They Were allegedly Thrown Out by Their Aunt in Calabar
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NGO Rescues two Children Found Crying on the Street after They Were allegedly Thrown Out by Their Aunt in Calabar

An NGO has rescued two children found alone and in distress on a street in Calabar, the Cross River state capital on Wednesday February 24. According to the NGO, Basic Rights Counsel Initiative, the siblings identified as Mary Abraham and Evelyn Daniel Edet, said they were allegedly driven out of the house by their aunt, Comfort. Read the post below.... "Two children ( Mary Abraham and Evelyn Daniel Edet) were found on kings street by diamond junction (Big Qua) Calabar.BRCI caseworkers found them alone and crying by the road. After an interview, it was found that they were brought to stay with their aunty (Comfort) who lives at Ekpri Ikang by their mother. It was further learnt that the said Aunty Comfort drove them out of the house. Please anyone that knows the children or wi...
Interview With Kidnapper Of Kankara Schoolboys,  Auwal Daudawa
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Interview With Kidnapper Of Kankara Schoolboys, Auwal Daudawa

His name suddenly shot into public reckoning when he was unmasked as the kingpin who orchestrated the kidnap of 340 schoolboys from a boarding school in Kankara, Katsina State. In this exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Auwal Daudawa, originally from Zurmi in Zamfara State, recounted how he picked up arms and why he decided to lay down his arms under an amnesty programme by the Zamfara State Government. The husband of three insisted that he was not more than 26 years. In about 30 minutes of interview and more time of off the record conversation, Daudawa came across as loquacious, yet tactically evasive. ‘This is the actual ransom for the Kankara schoolboys’ For someone born and brought up in a remote hamlet in the suburbs of Zurmi, he came across as smart and even suave ...
No Doubt Nigerians Will Vote for APC Again in 2023 – Gov Uzodinma says
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No Doubt Nigerians Will Vote for APC Again in 2023 – Gov Uzodinma says

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has said that come 2023, he is certain that Nigerians will come out en-mass and vote for the ruling APC. Governor Uzodinma said this during an interview on Channels Television on Wednesday night, February 3. “Giving the activities and achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari as the President of Nigeria, there is no doubt that Nigerians would vote APC again. I don’t agree that after 2023 when President Muhammadu Buhari would no longer be the President of Nigeria that the APC would be weak, no.'' he said The governor also expressed hope that the party would emerge stronger after President Buhari’s tenure elapses in two years’ time.
Fulani own all the lands in Nigeria, no power can remove us from Ondo forests – Miyetti Allah leader, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo says
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Fulani own all the lands in Nigeria, no power can remove us from Ondo forests – Miyetti Allah leader, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo says

As the seven-day ultimatum Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, issued herdsmen occupying Ondo state forests expires tomorrow January 24, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has declared that nobody has the power to remove Fulani herdsmen from the state’s forests.   In an interview with The Sun, Bodejo claimed the Fulani's own all the land in Nigeria. He said the Fulanis have settled in the Ondo Forest reserves for over 250 years and will not obey anybody to leave the place.   Read excerpts from the interview below   Following allegations of kidnapping and robbery carried out by Fulani herdsmen, Ondo State government has given them seven-day ultimatum to leave the forests in the state, what is your reaction? The Ondo St...
“Stop Embarrassing Erica” – Erica’s Alleged Fan Warns Kiddwaya
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“Stop Embarrassing Erica” – Erica’s Alleged Fan Warns Kiddwaya

Big Brother Naija Kiddwaya has been warned by an alleged Erica fan that he should stop embarrassing their favorite reality star. The billionaire son shared screenshot of the message he claimed he got from an Erica’s fan who slammed him while stating that he is embarrassing Erica. In the message, the fan asked him to leave Erica alone if he doesn’t love her, while warning him not to post video of the interview him had. Reacting to the screenshot, Kiddwaya wrote;    
Outside Maiduguri, Nobody is Safe in Borno – Dean of Borno Elders Forum, Prof Dikwa says
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Outside Maiduguri, Nobody is Safe in Borno – Dean of Borno Elders Forum, Prof Dikwa says

Prof. Khalifa Dikwa, Dean of Borno Elders Forum has raised an alarm of nobody being safe in Borno state except in the state capital, Maiduguri. Speaking in an interview on Channels Television, Dikwa stated that even when Boko Haram insurgents are not physically present, they psychologically disturbing the people. He said;   “Even if they (Boko Haram) are not physically there, they are psychologically there, disturbing the people. “From time to time, they ride their motorcycles, come and harass them to pay levies and so on. Outside Maiduguri, no even five kilometres, nobody is safe. And they can strike at any time.” Dikwa also alleged that the military did not heed to the advice of the Private Military Contractor (PMC) to man the country’s land borders after they ...
Igbo People Can’t Unite for Presidency yet Talk about Biafra – Chimamanda Adichie
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Igbo People Can’t Unite for Presidency yet Talk about Biafra – Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie gave her opinion about Biafra during her interview with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. The renowned writer wondered how Igbos can achieve Biafra when they can't unite towards selecting a Nigerian president who is from the region. The 43-year-old said Igbo people need to rethink how they strategise politically before talking about secession. She said: "There is no Biafra. There are new movements but, for me, it’s a question of being practical. Where would the border be? What is propelling these movements is a sense of marginalisation, which I think is completely valid. "But this idea that the answer is independence is what I’m not convinced of. Nobody has made a logical case for me. Quite frankly, I’ve observed the terrible leadership that we have in the southeast. ...
Restructuring is not as critical as hunger and poverty – Amaechi
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Restructuring is not as critical as hunger and poverty – Amaechi

The former Governor of Rivers state who spoke in an interview on Channels Television stated that while the calls for restructuring of the country may not be bad, however tackling hunger and poverty is more critical to the federal government.   Amaechi said;   “If to you what is important is restructuring, I don’t see anything wrong with restructuring but I am saying it is not the most critical problem we have.  “The most critical problem we have is that hunger and poverty are breeding insecurity. “If you are able to create employment, you create security. If you like hire as many men as you want to hire that are policemen, you would do nothing until you put food in the hands of people. “When you do not create a legitimate economy, the people will create for the...
I Lost An Endorsement Deal Because Of You — Prince Eke Blasts Ex Wife, Muma Gee Over Interview
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I Lost An Endorsement Deal Because Of You — Prince Eke Blasts Ex Wife, Muma Gee Over Interview

Nollywood actor Prince Eke on Wednesday knocked his estranged wife and singer Muma Gee over her recent interview In an Instagram post, the father of three, apparently addressing Muma Gee, said she was painting him black to promote her soon-to-be-released single after a long break. Prince wrote, “I gave you my hard-earned money to push your career, and you turned around, used my money to pay journalists for interviews and you are taking a swipe on me for publicity stunt?” He claimed to have lent her money two weeks ago to push her project. Muma Gee had told The Sun in an interview published on November 1 that her ex-husband ended the marriage suddenly. She said: “I was so shocked I called it the eighth wonder of the world. I never dreamed or imagined a situation where I, who ...
“I Can Take A Bullet For Kiddwaya” – Erica Says During Interview With Dele Momodu
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“I Can Take A Bullet For Kiddwaya” – Erica Says During Interview With Dele Momodu

Big Brother Naija reality TV star Erica Nlewedim has documented her journey to fame and how she started her acting career in an interview with publisher Dele Momodu. Erica sported a white top and black jumpsuit during her interview on Sunday at the apartment of Mr Momodu. The 26-year-old, who was disqualified from the Big Brother house for having an emotional outburst, said she is very ambitious and doesn’t think she has achieved enough at her age. She said that as an only child, she moved around a lot during her early years and also gets lonely a lot. While in the house, Erica was in a relationship with Kiddwaya, son of billionaire businessman Terry Waya. Erica disclosed she could take a bullet for her close friends, including Kiddwaya, because he is a “very special per...
No Housemate Is Up To My Level, Even Ozo Wants To Be Me – Kiddwaya Reveals
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No Housemate Is Up To My Level, Even Ozo Wants To Be Me – Kiddwaya Reveals

Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya, has spoken about the admiration Ozo has for him. During an interview on Beat FM on Tuesday morning, Kiddwaya said he was having a conversation with Ozo about his relationship with Nengi and I think “he was looking at the man he wants to be. No disrespect to him.” His remarks made the host of the show, Osi Suave, shout “shots fired!” Kiddwaya further insisted he was not threatened by any other contestant in the reality show. “I am my own man and I am comfortable in my skin. “I don’t fear anybody. Nobody in the house was up to my level, so I wasn’t threatened by anyone,” He said.
Columbia University Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Abuse Claims Against Former Doc Robert Hadden
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Columbia University Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Abuse Claims Against Former Doc Robert Hadden

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is pursuing a criminal investigation into Columbia University's handling of sexual misconduct allegations involving former Columbia and New York-Presbyterian Hospital gynaecologist Robert Hadden, a source with knowledge of the situation told CBS. Hadden was arrested and charged with six counts of enticing women to engage in illegal sex acts Wednesday and entered a not guilty plea. After Hadden’s arrest, The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said in a statement that it is engaged in an "intensely active" investigation "which examines potential failures by Dr. Hadden's employer and hospital to disclose additional incidents of abuse to our office and to regulators when required.” The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office opened...
Azarenka digs deep to beat Serena, enters US Open final
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Azarenka digs deep to beat Serena, enters US Open final

Serena Williams was beaten 1-6 6-3 6-3 in the semifinals of the U.S. Open by Victoria Azarenka on Thursday, denying her the chance of winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title on home soil this year. Azarenka will play Japan's Naomi Osaka on Saturday in her third final at Flushing Meadows, having lost the previous two to Williams in 2012 and 2013. Azarenka said her mental game had been crucial in beating the 38-year-old Williams, who needed a medical timeout to have her left ankle re-taped in the third set due to Achilles trouble. “I have been working on finding a calm mind and keep the body going,” the Belarusian said in an on-court interview. “She dug me in a big hole in the first set. I needed to find energy to climb out of the hole and it wasn't easy.” Six-...
Adeboye Declines Interview After Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock
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Adeboye Declines Interview After Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, received the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Both of them met behind closed doors at the President’s office. They were joined at the meeting by the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who is also a pastor at the RCCG. The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, also attended the meeting that started around 3pm and ended a few minutes after. The cleric did not speak with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting. Also, the Presidency had yet to issue a statement on the meeting as of the time of filing this report. Buhari’s meeting with Adeboye, however, took place at a time religious leaders and bodi...
NBC To Sanction Nigeria Info Over Mailafia Interview
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NBC To Sanction Nigeria Info Over Mailafia Interview

The National Broadcasting Commission has begun moves to penalise a radio station, Nigeria Info, over a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailaifa. It was gathered that the NBC could term Mailaifa’s statement as hate speech and sanction the station. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the Commission recently unveiled its Reviewed Broadcasting Code in Lagos and raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to 5 million naira. Mailaifa was interviewed on a Monday during one of the station’s programmes, Morning CrossFire. He had talked on the killings in Southern Kaduna, one of the parts of the North-West region worst hit by banditry. The interviewer had asked Mailaifa if the government was unwilling to protect the peop...
I Married Regina Daniels and all my Wives as Virgins – Ned Nwoko
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I Married Regina Daniels and all my Wives as Virgins – Ned Nwoko

Ned Nwoko, a former federal lawmaker has disclosed that he married his 6 wives including actress Regina Daniels as virgins. Nwoko who recalled how he fell in love with Regina the first day he met her in an interview with Punch, stated that she can't marry anyone who is not a virgin because it is important to him. He said;   Why not Regina? When I met her, I didn’t even know who she was because I don’t watch movies, whether British, Nigerian or American. Also, I am not a social media person. Up until that time, I didn’t have Facebook or Instagram accounts. So, I didn’t know about Regina until she came to my house with her family on a tour. My house in the village (Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State) is a tourist attraction of sorts. I liked her when I saw...
LASG to decamp Abule-Egba pipeline explosion victims from Igando relief camp
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LASG to decamp Abule-Egba pipeline explosion victims from Igando relief camp

  The Lagos State Government says it set to decamp the Abule-Egba pipeline explosion victims from the Igando Relief camp on June 30. Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday. Oke-Osanyintolu said the state government had been supporting the rehabilitation of victims since January when the explosion occurred. He said that the government would be closing the camp effective June 30. According to him, LASEMA had worked with multiple agencies to ensure the safety and security of the 300 victims, including 40 infants and 30 children in many ways. He said the government has been feeding and accommodating victims and p...
Why I Stopped Taking Kissing, Hugging Roles In Movies – Ali Nuhu
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Why I Stopped Taking Kissing, Hugging Roles In Movies – Ali Nuhu

Popular Hausa born Nollywood actor, Ali Nuhu has opened up on why he stopped taking movie roles that involved intimate scenes. According to him his religion and culture are what is making him take the decision. The actor made this known in a recent interview with the BBC. Speaking, he said: “I come from the North, and I’m a Muslim. My culture and religion do not allow for that, so I stopped acting in scenes like that. “People talk about it all over but I personally think it out as an ambassador of my culture and religion and stopped.”  
‘I Hope I Get To Experience Love Someday’ – Teni Apata
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‘I Hope I Get To Experience Love Someday’ – Teni Apata

Nigerian singer, Teni Apata has expressed her wish to experience love someday in a recent interview she featured. According to a report by the Nation, the ‘Uyo Meyo’ crooner, speaking about her relationship status, said, “Love is special. I mean the idea of building a life with someone forever and to do anything to see that person smile “It’s the greatest sensation you can ever find. I hope I get to experience it someday but right now it’s all about the music,” she said. The singer revealed that the biggest thing she has gained from fame is “the joy of seeing the happiness on the faces of the fans whenever she steps on stage or meets them.
I Was Once Stoned By Market Women – Shan George
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I Was Once Stoned By Market Women – Shan George

Nollywood veteran Shan George in a new interview with Sun news has opened up on some of the challenges she has faced as an actress. The grandmother spoke on her highs and lows as an actress amongst other things. Read excerpts below; You’ve been relevant in the movie industry for decades, what’s your staying power? Being relevant in the industry for so many years has to do with the fact that you don’t just rest on your oars. You just keep working, pushing hard, never being depressed about the low times. That’s basically my staying power. Do you have any regrets? As a human being, naturally we all make mistakes as we climb the ladder of life. Some of those mistakes have to do with one’s age, background, peer pressure, peer group, and professional hazards. But generally, the...
I Am Sure My Husband Loves Me More Than He Loves Himself – Toyin Abraham Reveals In New Interview (Video)
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I Am Sure My Husband Loves Me More Than He Loves Himself – Toyin Abraham Reveals In New Interview (Video)

Nollywood actress and producer, Toyin Abraham has revealed that her husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi loves her more than he loves himself. The mother of one made this known in a mock Instagram Live session she had with her husband who posed as the host of the session. The host, Kola asked Toyin if she has anyone in her life who loves her more than they love themselves. The beautiful actress said yes and was quite affirmative with her response. The video that was recorded in Yoruba language had Toyin reveal that there are two persons in her life she’s sure love her more than they love themselves and they are her Mom and husband. The anchor further asked what made her so sure of her response, the actress declined to respond as she said she wouldn’t reveal her family secrets to stra...
Kendall Jenner Makes Shocking Revelations About Having ‘Crazy Panic Attacks’
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Kendall Jenner Makes Shocking Revelations About Having ‘Crazy Panic Attacks’

In a rare interview with Kenneth Cole, the supermodel aimed to raise awareness for the Mental Health Coalition, while shedding light on how she used to suffer from horrific panic attacks. “I was really, really young and I remember not being — feeling like I couldn’t breathe and venting to my mom [Kris Jenner] and being like, ‘Mom, I feel like I can’t breathe. Something must be wrong.’ And she, of course, took me to a bunch of doctors just to make sure that I was all okay physically, and I was,” she said. “No one ever told me that I had anxiety. Maybe like three, four years ago, it came back completely full-on, and I would have crazy panic attacks. [I] finally kind of got the information that I needed about it,” Jenner spoke on Good Morning America. She went on to add, “In the ...
‘Sorry, I Overslept’- Tekno Apologizes For Missing MTV Base Interview
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‘Sorry, I Overslept’- Tekno Apologizes For Missing MTV Base Interview

Popular Nigerian artist and music producer, Tekno has explained and apologized for missing a scheduled MTV Base LIVE show. According to an earlier announcement, Tekno was slated to appear on an Instagram Live session with an MTV host. While the show producers went on to apologize to expectant fans, Tekno has also issued an explanation and an apology. According to the singer, he had overslept and didn’t know when he lost track of time. He also shared that he looks forward to making it up to his fans. See Post Here:  
Manchester City’s Mahrez calls for Afcon to be staged every four years
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Manchester City’s Mahrez calls for Afcon to be staged every four years

The tournament has drawn criticism for its biennial format, especially due to how in conflicts with the European season Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez has suggested the Africa Cup of Nations be held every four years rather than the current two-year format which has been since its inception. The tournament is usually held during the winter instead of the summer, due to the rainy season which is prevalent in much of Africa. It changed for the last edition in Egypt, which was held from June to July, Mahrez's Algeria claiming their second Afcon title after seeing off Senegal in Cairo. This change was made possible because of Egypt's desert climate that sees little rainfall. However, with Cameroon in the more tropical climate hosting the 2021 edition, the tournament kick-off has...
Singer, Muma Gee Reveals Why She Took A Break From Music
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Singer, Muma Gee Reveals Why She Took A Break From Music

Nigerian singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, fashion designer, television personality and politician, Gift Iyumame Eke, professionally known as Muma Gee, meaning “do good Gift”, revealed why she isn’t constant into singing in the music industry in an interview According to an interview with Sunday Sun, The beautiful actress spoke on her decision to come back to the music scene saying; ”Practically, if you permit me to speak from another person’s point of view, I would describe the new Muma Gee as a sensational stylistic music icon, who is more contemporary and urbane, though Afrocentric as she promotes the African culture. “Through her new genre, Soundafric, she is set to storm the world after the Covid19 lockdown. She is back hotter and better with her throwback Afro hair ...
Klopp turned down Mexico job in 2015 in favour of Liverpool move
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Klopp turned down Mexico job in 2015 in favour of Liverpool move

The Reds boss was given the chance to manage El Tri but said he had his sights set on a move to England instead Jurgen Klopp turned down a chance to manage Mexico in 2015, according to Guillermo Cantu, former director of national teams for the Mexican Football Federation. At the time Klopp was finishing up a seven-season run in charge of Borussia Dortmund, where he won back-to-back Bundesliga titles in 2010-11 and 2011-12. Cantu said he made an approach for the German, who politely turned down the chance to manage El Tri. "I asked through a third party if he'd be interested in the Mexican national team and the message back was, 'I appreciate it, many thanks, but I still have a lot to do in club football and I want to go to England,'" said Cantu in an Instagram Live interview with...
Alex Ekubo Is Begging Me To Date Him – Onyii Alex
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Alex Ekubo Is Begging Me To Date Him – Onyii Alex

Nollywood actress, Onyii Alex in an interview with Sun News revealed that her colleague, Alex Ekubo wants to date her. She made this known when she was asked about her relationship status. “I don’t have any plans to settle down soon. I don’t know. It will happen in God`s time. For now, I am so single. I don’t have a boyfriend. But (actor) Alex Ekubo is begging me to date him. I am still thinking about it (laughter). I am so single and I am thinking that maybe, Alex Ekubo is making some kind of money; he loves me,” she said. Sharing her experience growing up in Mushin, Onyii Alex recalled, “I have never said this to anybody. It’s a secret. I am that Mushin girl that God blessed. I love to eat ‘mama put’ and a lot of things like that. I am a local girl because I grew up in Mus...
I want to give something magical to music lovers – Playboycasted
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I want to give something magical to music lovers – Playboycasted

Nigerian singer, songwriter and music enthusiast, Ogundayomi Olawale, famously known as Playboycasted, does not only make music for fame or money but to keep the world a better and safer place for everybody. For somebody whose music career started at the age of 9 as a church chorister, Playboycasted knew what he wanted to make out of life and has remained truthful to himself and craft over the years. Speaking in an interview during the week, Playboycasted who loves to rap recalled how he released his first rap single: “Shemi” among other freestyles as back as 2013. He would later bag four awards as a rapper at the SLIC Campus recognition awards, held yearly at the Gateway ICT Polytechnic, where he obtained Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication. He showed the wor...
Remdesivir Shows Success in Large COVID-19 Trial
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Remdesivir Shows Success in Large COVID-19 Trial

The drug remdesivir significantly reduces the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover, as compared with a placebo treatment, according to a large, international study. Speaking during an interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said, “the data shows that remdesivir has a clear-cut, significant, positive effect in diminishing the time to recovery”. He said that although a 31% improvement doesn’t seem like a knockout 100%, it is a very important proof of concept. “What it has proven is that a drug can block this virus”, Fauci said. The NIAID-sponsored trial began on Feb. 21 and included “about 1,090 plus” participants from various sites around the world, including the U.S., Germany, Denmark, Spain, Gre...
‘It was easy to recruit for Chelsea’ – How Mourinho helped attract Abraham & Mount to Stamford Bridge
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‘It was easy to recruit for Chelsea’ – How Mourinho helped attract Abraham & Mount to Stamford Bridge

In an exclusive interview with Goal, the Blues' former Development Centre officer Michael Beale details the highs and lows of his time at Cobham Jose Mourinho has a reputation for overlooking youngsters. It is a perception that the Portuguese has repeatedly attempted to alter but there's no denying that very few academy stars were promoted to Chelsea's senior squad during his first spell in charge, between 2004 and 2007. Indeed, with Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich having taken over the year before Mourinho's arrival, the Blues spent millions of pounds on proven stars to establish themselves as a major force in the English game. Nonetheless, Chelsea's former Development Centre officer Michael Beale says that Mourinho's much-publicised appointment and subsequent success – fiv...
‘I’d love Sancho to come to Chelsea’ – Hudson-Odoi eager to link-up with England team-mate at Stamford Bridge
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‘I’d love Sancho to come to Chelsea’ – Hudson-Odoi eager to link-up with England team-mate at Stamford Bridge

The Blues winger says he enjoys a good relationship with his Borussia Dortmund counter-part, and would like to see him move to west London Callum Hudson-Odoi has admitted he "would love" Jadon Sancho to join Chelsea this summer. Sancho's future at Borussia Dortmund has been the subject of much speculation this season, with his stellar performances at Westfalenstadion attracting attention from some of the world's biggest clubs. Chelsea, Manchester United and Real Madrid have all been heavily linked with the 20-year-old, who has contributed 17 goals and 19 assists to BVB's cause across all competitions in 2019-20. Hudson-Odoi has witnessed a fellow winger's talents up close on the international stage with England, and says they've "always loved playing with each other". The Blue...
Waris rejects Wakaso’s assertion on political influence in Ghana’s performances
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Waris rejects Wakaso’s assertion on political influence in Ghana’s performances

The France-based attacker holds a different opinion on the disappointments of the Black Stars in recent times Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris disagrees with team-mate Mubarak Wakaso who has blamed the nation's big two political parties for the Black Stars' failures at major competitions in recent years. Instead, the Strasbourg forward believes favouritism in player selections has been the main problem. “I saw Wakaso making a comment that politics is affecting the Black Stars. I feel that it is not the political thing that is affecting the performance of the players on the field because politics does not play football," Waris said in YAC Media Instagram Live interview. “I think with the national team, the politics affect the selection of players." Waris has been the victim of ...
Man Utd midfielder Angel Gomes proud to match Duncan Edwards record
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Man Utd midfielder Angel Gomes proud to match Duncan Edwards record

Manchester United midfielder Angel Gomes has recalled making his debut as a 16 year-old. Gomes became the club's youngest ever player since Duncan Edwards to make his debut three years ago. He told the Official Manchester United Podcast, “Yeah I forget that sometimes and when people remind me I just think 'wow' and it rejogs back into my head. No, it was crazy. "I remember just warming up, Mourinho was shouting at me and I was just daydreaming staring at the fans, stretching. And then it wasn't until a steward was like 'Angel' and I looked back and he was like 'the manager' and I was like 'oh, I'm actually gonna come on'. And I just remember Rooney walking off and I was just like 'whoa'." You can listen to the rest of the interview from Monday evening, as well as previous UTD P...
Fayemi’s aide slams Ojudu over comments on Ekiti
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Fayemi’s aide slams Ojudu over comments on Ekiti

The Senior Special Assistant on Party matter to the Governor of Ekiti state Sam Oluwalana has said Senator Babafemi Ojudu’s comment that the state had not recorded any achievements under Governor Fayemi’s administration is “selfish” and “fault-finding.” “Our attention has been drawn to a distasteful interview published in the Tribune where Senator Babafemi Ojudu insinuated that the Fayemi Administration had not recorded any achievements especially in the area of industrialization and youth empowerment,” Olualana said in a statement on Tuesday. “It is curious that such would be priority for an aide of Mr President in the midst of this global pandemic that Nigeria is trying to control.” Oluwalana said Ojudu’s claims came at the wrong time when the state recently reported a positive ...
VIDEO: “Nobody can say they paved way for Burna Boy” – Tuface
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VIDEO: “Nobody can say they paved way for Burna Boy” – Tuface

Popular Nigerian artiste, Tuface has took to his social media page to talk about Burna Boy.. The singer reacted to Burna Boy claim about being the best after the legend Fela Kuti. Furthermore, Burna took to his Twitter page to state again that no one paved the way for him in the music industry. He also calimed for now he’s the best. Reacting to this, Tuface in an interview where he revealed that no one can claim they paved way for Burna Boy. Below is the clip from the interview: 2BABA’s take on the Burna Boy “Nobody paved the way for me” matter. pic.twitter.com/rUKWPReRUa — giant (@rarezaddy) March 15, 2020
Actor Daniel Craig, 52, poses shirtless for GQ for his last ever James Bond Interview
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Actor Daniel Craig, 52, poses shirtless for GQ for his last ever James Bond Interview

James Bond 007 star. Daniel Craig, posed shirtless for the April 2020 edition of GQ magazine calling it his last ever Bond interview for GQ magazine as he prepares to bow out of the movie franchise in the soon to be released 'No Time To Die' James Bond film. The 52-year-old discussed his anxieties over the script, admitted feeling 'physically very low' and confirmed he won't be acting in the franchise again. See more photos below.  
I don’t mind getting married to a young man” – 41-year-old actress, Toyin Alausa says
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I don’t mind getting married to a young man” – 41-year-old actress, Toyin Alausa says

Actress Toyin Alausa, made a statement that she doesn’t mind marrying a young boy as a husband. In an interview with Broadway TV, the actress said she is not married although she is in a relationship. According to her, she said she doesn’t mind to marry a man who is younger than her. She said because it takes commitment, endurance and love to sustain a relationship or marriage.
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Watch How Burna Boy Disrespected His Mom And Grandfather During An Interview With Them

Burna Boy has simply become impossible to contain with the depth of his arrogance heightening each passing nanosecond. The Anybody hitmaker has done it again and this time, it was in the face of his mother and grandfather. Burna Boy has been in the news recently for all the bad reasons especially after he took to Twitter rant on how he is the best afrobeat star after Fela Kuti. He further added that he is who is because of how hard he worked and not because anyone aside Fela and his family helped to be where he is. Rubbishing the supports and compliments from his fans as nothing he looks forward to. To Burna, none of them matters to him because the same people hailing you could be the very ones wishing for your downfall. In a recent video, Burna’s mother and grandfather ...
#No Mannaz: Burna Boy Tells Journalist His Interview Is Boring (Video)
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#No Mannaz: Burna Boy Tells Journalist His Interview Is Boring (Video)

Burna Boy is a marlian to the core. In a viral video on Twitter the singer told a journalist that his Interview is boring. The Grammy nominee is seen sitting with his mum and grandfather as they spoke to a journalist who came to speak with the singers family on their life in the music industry. During the Interview the African giant tells the journalist that the interview is boring and walks out on them. Watch Video Video Player http://talkofnaija.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/rCVyIi_rqx11cuRH.mp4 00:00 00:00 01:20 Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.  
Ghana Movie Awards is a cheat and useless – Lilwin fires
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Ghana Movie Awards is a cheat and useless – Lilwin fires

Kumawood actor Kwadwo Nkansah famously known as Lilwin has fired the organizers of the Ghana Movie Awards. In an interview with ZionFelix on “Uncut show” Lilwin said the Ghana Movie Award scheme has lost its value and importance because their awards are based on favoritism and its a cheat. He revealed that he was in the best position to win the favorite actor at the 2019 edition of the Ghana Movie Awards yet it was giving to Funny Face rather. “It is only in Ghana that awards are given to undeserving whilst the deserving ones are left out. It’s useless, they extort monies from people to give them awards” he stated Lilwin in his submission said; he is not relying on the awards for popularity but awards should be given to individuals who deserve it and thus he aims at going t...
‘I’m The Chooser’ – Tracee Ellis Ross Speaks on Being Single at 47
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‘I’m The Chooser’ – Tracee Ellis Ross Speaks on Being Single at 47

American actress and television host, Tracee Ellis, sat down for her interview with Oprah Winfrey in Dallas, Texas, where they discussed a range of topics including being successful and not married at 47. Explaining her decision to remain single, the Black-ish star said: 'Like many of us was taught to grow up dreaming of my wedding and not of my life. And I spent many years dreaming of my wedding and also waiting to be chosen.  'Well, here's the thing. I'm the chooser and I can choose to get married if I want to, but in the meantime, I'm choicefully single. Happily, gloriously single. '     Tracee Ellis Ross who was recently linked to television writer and producer, Kenya Barris is the daughter of actress and Motown recording artist Diana Ross and her ex-hu...
“Tiwa Savage Will Soon Understand”- Paul Okoye Says In An Interview
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“Tiwa Savage Will Soon Understand”- Paul Okoye Says In An Interview

Paul okoye also known by his stage name, rudeboy has come out in an interview to state why African artistes should not be signed to international record labels. Speaking in an interview in Uganda, the ‘reason with me’ crooner said that the news of afro pop musicians being signed to foreign record labels is not something one should be happy about because they usually come with a lot of “I had known(s)”. In the exact words of the singer, he said ” until you get into there, you will not understand what it is all about. You will discover you are better off being the way you were(before being signed into one)”. The singer also had something to say about Tiwa savage’s deal with Universal Music Group (UMG). When asked what he had to say concerning Tiwa’s deal with UMG which is...
Bill Cosby writes Snoop Dogg from prison; thanks him for his post calling out Gayle King and Oprah Winfrey for “tarnishing the legacy of Black men”
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Bill Cosby writes Snoop Dogg from prison; thanks him for his post calling out Gayle King and Oprah Winfrey for “tarnishing the legacy of Black men”

Bill Cosby wrote an Instagram post from prison to thank Snoop Dogg for calling out Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King for doing interviews that "tarnish the image and legacy of Black men." The incarcerated comedian claimed Black women are being used to destroy Black men's legacy and he thanked Snoop Dogg after the rapper ended a post attacking Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King with “Free Bill Cosby.” Earlier, Snoop Dogg posted a photo of Winfrey standing next to Harvey Weinstein along with a message reading “Did that fake ass micheal Jackson s— to tarnish his name with them lying ass kids and here she is with a known rapist smiling and laughing. F*** u and Gayle. Free bill Cosby.” Snoop Dogg’s post came the morning after the interview between CBS morning anchor Gayle King and WNBA legend Lis...

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