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Gospel singer, Muyiwa Olarewaju receives an OBE medal from Prince William
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Gospel singer, Muyiwa Olarewaju receives an OBE medal from Prince William

British- Nigerian gospel singer,  Muyiwa Olarewaju has received the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Award. The award-winning singer, 52, was presented the Officer of the Order of the British Empire medal by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, at an investiture ceremony held at Windsor Castle on Wednesday, January 12. The BBC One talent show judge and radio host was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020 for his services to music. The 52-year-old singer took to his Instagram page on Friday to share pictures of the investiture ceremony and wrote:  “For Services to music. Thank you to everyone that has relentlessly invested in this ‘young man’. You made it possible. A lecturer of mine told me no one is paying attention to you doing gosp...
Billionaire Investor Bill Miller now has 50% of his personal wealth in Bitcoin
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Billionaire Investor Bill Miller now has 50% of his personal wealth in Bitcoin

American billionaire investor, Bill Miller has revealed that half of his personal net worth is now invested in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, going against his own known advice that investors should allocate just 1%-2% of their portfolios to digital assets. In a nearly hour-long interview with WealthTrack, the 72-year-old said he first bought bitcoin in 2014 when it was trading around $200. He kept purchasing more and stopped when it rose to roughly $500. Then he started buying bitcoin again in the spring of 2021 when the coin was hovering around $30,000-level, just after it crashed from its then all-time-high of roughly $66,000. Miller, who now calls himself a bitcoin bull instead of a bitcoin observer, told WealthTrack he has been adding to various bitcoin-related investm...
Man Utd have committed ‘mortal sin’ with Van de Beek treatment, claims Ten Hag
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Man Utd have committed ‘mortal sin’ with Van de Beek treatment, claims Ten Hag

The Ajax boss has questioned the Red Devils' use of a man that emerged as one of the top young players in Europe at Johan Cruyff ArenA Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has accused Manchester United of committing a "mortal sin" with their treatment of Donny van de Beek. United invested £35 million ($46m) in Van de Beek's talent in September 2020, prising him away from Ajax on a five-year contract. The Dutchman was initially heralded as a stellar signing after his rapid rise to prominence at Johan Cruyff ArenA but has found regular opportunities hard to come by at Old Trafford, much to the bemusement of Ten Hag.  
Police arrest four suspected fraudsters in Niger state, recover N3.8m
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Police arrest four suspected fraudsters in Niger state, recover N3.8m

The Niger State Police Command has arrested four suspected fraudsters and recovered N3.8m from them. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, November 10, said the suspects were arrested at Tunga market by police opeperatives attached to X-Squad unit of the Command based on credicle information. The suspects, Maduka Johnson, 27, of Anambra State, David Victor, 25, of Gida-Madara area of city gate, Minna, Josephine Samuel, 21, of Tunga area, Minna and Laura John, 20, of Tunga area, Minna, are staffs of a suspected fake cooperative organization named “REG-SUNNY MULTI-INVESTMENT LIMITED.   "The suspects specialized in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public in the name of 30% return on investment of any amount of mo...
Rio Ferdinand names 3 Man United players that will benefit most from Ronaldo’s return
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Rio Ferdinand names 3 Man United players that will benefit most from Ronaldo’s return

Premier League legend, Rio Ferdinand, has named the three Manchester United players, who will benefit the most from Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the club. Manchester United hijacked their city rival’s move for the Portugal captain on Friday and quickly agreed a fee with Juventus before announcing his re-signing Ferdinand, who played alongside the former Real Madrid star during his first spell at Old Trafford, noted that Ronaldo will bring a wealth of experience and know-how to Manchester United. He especially named Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford as players the Portugal international can have a massive impact on. “What he brings off the pitch guys, forget everything else what he does, what he can do for Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford and ...
Hip hop mogul, Russell Simmons Suing ex-wife, Kimora Lee, in Money Laundering case; Accuses her of Stealing Stock Shares to Pay Current Husband’s Bail
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Hip hop mogul, Russell Simmons Suing ex-wife, Kimora Lee, in Money Laundering case; Accuses her of Stealing Stock Shares to Pay Current Husband’s Bail

Hip Hop mogul, Russell Simmons,  is suing his ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons and her current husband, Tim Leissner. According to The Blast, Russell Simmons is suing them for using his shares of his Celsius Energy Drink company to pay for attorney fees for Leissner. The Def Jam pioneer claims that his shares are being used as collateral to pay a bond in connection with criminal charges filed against Kimora’s new husband by federal authorities. In the suit filed by Russell Simmons, he claims that he, Kimora and her husband Tim invested millions of dollars into Celsius Energy Drink, but allege that the Kimora and her new beau "conspired with each other, aided and abetted each other and together engaged in fraud by causing an unlawful conversion and fraudulent transfer" of the Celsius...
Tuchel Promises to Win Champions League Trophy for Abramovich
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Tuchel Promises to Win Champions League Trophy for Abramovich

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has said he is working hard to justify the vast resources Roman Abramovich has invested into the team, by winning the Champions League again. The Blues will face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the final on May 29. Tuchel’s men beat Real Madrid 3-1 on aggregate in the semi-final to book their place. That game will come after an FA Cup final against Leicester City. “I am in touch with the board, I am in touch with all the people who are in charge. “I have no regrets and I am pretty sure he [Abramovich] likes what he sees and he likes the results. This is what he deserves. “He has built a fantastic club and I am part of this club. We try to make him happy and ourselves happy. So we have the same goals,” Tuchel said....
Neymar Confirms he’ll Renew Deal at PSG
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Neymar Confirms he’ll Renew Deal at PSG

PSG star, Neymar Jr, has confirmed he is set to renew his contract with the club after helping them eliminate Bayern Munich from the Champions League on Tuesday night, April 13. Bayern won the quarter-final second leg 1-0, but PSG reached the semi-final on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate result. After the game, Neymar, whose current deal expires in 2022, said his renewal was "no longer an issue" due to his comfort level at PSG Speaking to ESPN Brazil after the game, Neymar said: "This (renewal with PSG) is no longer an issue. Obviously I feel very comfortable and at home here at PSG. I feel happier than I was before." PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi added his belief that neither Neymar nor Kylian Mbappe have any reason to leave the club. “We have invested a lot in the ...
Liverpool Football Club Confirms LeBron James has Joined its Ownership Group
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Liverpool Football Club Confirms LeBron James has Joined its Ownership Group

Liverpool owners, Fenway Sports Group have confirmed RedBird Capital Partners has invested into the club making Basketball star LeBron James become a part of the Premier League club's ownership group. FSG, which also owns MLB franchise Boston Red Sox, is now valued at at $7.35 billion (£5.32 billion) as part of the deal. The investment brought by RedBird is £543 billion ($749bn) – almost 10 per cent of FSG's value. “Over the years, Fenway Sports Group has been able to attract a dedicated group of executives and partnerships seeking to compete for titles in the most challenging and rewarding landscapes," read a statement from FSG Principal Owner John W. Henry, Chairman Tom Werner and President Mike Gordon. "Our strategic partnership with Gerry and the entire team at RedBird ...
‘We’ve Invested So Much In Nigeria’ – Yoruba Elders Disown Igboho Over Secession
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‘We’ve Invested So Much In Nigeria’ – Yoruba Elders Disown Igboho Over Secession

Kunle Olajide, secretary-general of Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), says Sunday Adeyemo, a Yoruba youth leader popularly known as Sunday Igboho, does not represent the Yoruba people in his call for secession. Igboho had recently said Yoruba is no longer part of Nigeria, calling on people of the ethnic group residing in the north to go back home. Speaking with TheCable on Wednesday, Olajide said Nigeria would be stronger if it remained as a unit. He said the Yoruba people had invested so much in Nigeria’s formation and unity, and it would be unwise for them to seek secession. Olajide said: “It is his (Igboho’s) personal desire but the present circumstances in our nation do not favour and will not make it achievable, and the fact that Yorubas have invested so much in the unit...
Lil Uzi Vert Diamond Forehead: American Rapper Spends N9 Billion to Implant Diamond into his Head
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Lil Uzi Vert Diamond Forehead: American Rapper Spends N9 Billion to Implant Diamond into his Head

  Lil Uzi Vert diamond forehead: American Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, invested $24million (N9 billion) to embed a natural pink diamond into his head. The embed now makes him look like a real life Vision – a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. According to Page Six, the American rapper spent the past four years paying for the nearly “10 to 11 carats” natural pink diamond worth $24 million. On January 30, he tweeted that he has been paying for the natural pink stone since 2017 for a grand total of $24 million. “It’s 10 almost 11 carats,” he clarified for fans. “I’ve been paying for a natural pink diamond from Elliot for years now . This one stone cost so much I’ve been paying for it since 2017. That was the first time I saw a real...
‘Werner & Havertz are ready to explode at Chelsea’ – Summer signings coming good, says Nevin
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‘Werner & Havertz are ready to explode at Chelsea’ – Summer signings coming good, says Nevin

The former Blues winger has seen signs of progress over recent weeks and believes international minutes will benefit fresh faces at Stamford Bridge Timo Werner and Kai Havertz are still waiting on a spark at Chelsea, but Pat Nevin believes two big-money summer signings are “ready to explode” at Stamford Bridge. The Blues invested heavily in German forwards during the last window, with two international stars added to the ranks at Stamford Bridge. Big things are expected of both, with Werner one of European football’s most potent frontmen and Havertz one of the continent’s hottest prospects.
Singer, Waje Reveals Why She Returned N25M A Man Invested In Her Music
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Singer, Waje Reveals Why She Returned N25M A Man Invested In Her Music

Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves, Aituaje Iruobe, known professionally as Waje opened up on why she returned a 25 million Naira a man invested into her music years ago. According to her, she revealed a man invested 25 million Naira into her music when she wanted to shoot her “I wish” video But she later disagreed because it wasn’t working the way she wanted it based on the agreement
Bill Gates Says he Urged Trump to Get the Nation Ready for a Pandemic Weeks Before he Became US President
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Bill Gates Says he Urged Trump to Get the Nation Ready for a Pandemic Weeks Before he Became US President

Billionaire Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has revealed that he informed Donald Trump to prepare for pandemic weeks before Trump became the U.S. president. Gates, who is funding different companies in the production of a vaccine, has been vocal about the Coronavirus pandemic since it broke out in February in the US, and has granted numerous interviews recently to talk about the disease that has now killed over 80,000 people in the US. Gates met with then-President-elect Trump at Trump Tower in New York City in December 2016 and has now revealed that he made his pitch of a soon coming pandemic to Trump as well as his opponent in the presidential race, Democrat Hillary Clinton. Gates speaking to the Wall Street Journal, lamented that he did not do more to alert the world of ...
Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti
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Coronavirus Showed me Developed Countries Invested more in Destruction of the Planet than Protecting Humanity – Seun Kuti

Nigerian music star, Seun Kuti has disclosed that the coronavirus pandemic has shown him that developed countries invested more in destruction of the planet than protecting humanity. According to Seun, it is now obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy. He also wondered why there is no outrage on hunger which is killing thousands of people everyday. He wrote; All the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on DEFENCE, has actually been spent on destroying the other, not protecting humanity or the planet. It is obvious that the world is unprepared to defend itself from a real enemy!! It is clear that all you can do as DEFENCE is to blow up black and brown people and destroy the environment. #getthesax. By the way hunger is killing thousands every...
You’ve always Wanted to See me Sad – Solid Star calls out Former Label Boss Ossy Achievas; He Fires Back
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You’ve always Wanted to See me Sad – Solid Star calls out Former Label Boss Ossy Achievas; He Fires Back

Nigerian singer, Solid Star has called out his former label boss, Ossy Achievas who he accused of always wanting to see him sad. Solid Star in his Instagram post stated that he has been good to his former label boss and his family, even though he always wanted to see him sad. He added that the tables will turn at the end. He wrote; I've been nothing but good to you and ur family from day 1, but you want to see me sad, the table will turn at the end @ossyachievas   Osy Achievas who fired back at Solid Star, alleged that the singer did not generate 10% of the N100m he invested in his career in the 10 years they worked together. He also disclosed that the singer is owing him even though they parted ways peacefully in 2017. Solid Star's former label boss wrote; ...
Barca Invested A Lot Of Money In Last 5 Years, But Haven’t Won UCL – Ronaldo
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Barca Invested A Lot Of Money In Last 5 Years, But Haven’t Won UCL – Ronaldo

Ronaldo expressed his opinion on new season's Champions League and how did he think of Barcelona after receiving the MARCA Legend award How about Barca? I think they are very strong. It has been reinforced very well with De Jong, Griezmann, like last year with Coutinho, Dembelé ... They are always one of the best teams in the world. The same as Madrid, with Hazard, Jovic, Mendy ... and Juve too ... On Champions League This year is Juventus'? It is always the year of Juventus, of Madrid, of Barça, in which a competition like the Champions League only have one winner. I give you the example of Barcelona: So much money has invested the last five years in players but has not won the Champions League. That is not how it works. Juve has been reinforced very well and it is a ...
Hazard: I was a baby at Chelsea but I’m ready to win with Real Madrid
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Hazard: I was a baby at Chelsea but I’m ready to win with Real Madrid

The Belgium international forward believes he matured enough across a seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge to flourish at the Santiago Bernabeu Eden Hazard claims to have been “a baby” when he joined Chelsea, but now feels mature enough to deliver on the lofty expectations at Real Madrid. The Belgium international is among those to have arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu during another summer of change for Los Blancos. Big money has been invested in prising him away from Stamford Bridge, with the 28-year-old considered to be at the peak of his powers and a good fit for Madrid’s ‘Galactico’ mould.
Fred & Andreas struggles at Man Utd explained by former Red Devils flop Kleberson
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Fred & Andreas struggles at Man Utd explained by former Red Devils flop Kleberson

A Brazilian midfielder who failed to make his mark at Old Trafford in the past can appreciate why two Selecao stars are finding the going tough Kleberson knows all about the difficulties of making a positive impression at Manchester United, and he has been trying to explain the struggles endured by Fred and Andreas Pereira. Back in 2003, after seeing the midfielder become a World Cup winner a year earlier, the Red Devils invested £6.5 million ($8m) in the Brazil international. But Sir Alex Ferguson saw little return on that investment, with Kleberson making just 30 appearances across two seasons at Old Trafford.
FIFA President  Hints on Second Term Plans for Football
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FIFA President Hints on Second Term Plans for Football

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. was re-elected to office at the body’s 69th Congress in Paris, France, on Wednesday. He was re-elected by acclamation by FIFA’s 211 member-associations as he was the only candidate for the position. First elected at an extraordinary congress in February 2016, following a meltdown that consumed Sepp Blatter, FIFA’s ninth president will now start his first full four-year term. “In just over three years, this organisation went from being toxic, almost criminal, to being what it should be: an institution that develops football “This new FIFA has a mission and a plan for it, which is why the next four years have, in fact, already started. We have laid solid building blocks for the future,” Infant...
Femi Otedola Remembers Late Father who Loaned him Money for Business
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Femi Otedola Remembers Late Father who Loaned him Money for Business

Billionaire Femi Otedola has marked the fifth year since he lost his dad who loaned him the money which he invested with to become the man he is today. According to the 56-year old billionaire, his dad Sir Michael Otedola gave him a loan 21 years ago which he used in buying some diesel trucks. He also recounted how he sold his house to add to the money given to him by his father. Appreciate his late dad, Femi Otedola shared on social media: It’s been five years without you, dad. 21 years ago when I sold the first house I ever built to buy diesel trucks, I also requested a loan and you graciously obliged which became a turning point in my success.“Times truly goes by very fast but your memories remain. Rest on, my dearly beloved father. Rest on, Sir Michael Otedola.” In December...
Court Takes Decision on Sale of 9mobile
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Court Takes Decision on Sale of 9mobile

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications Limited against Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), owners of 9mobile, challenging the sale of the company. NAN reports that the court, Presided over by Justice CJ Aneke, in a ruling on the preliminary objections filed by counsel to EMTS, upheld that the defendant’s prayers in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/153/2018 that there was no direct shareholding relationship between Spectrum Wireless and EMTS, thereby vesting on Spectrum the right to sue EMTS to protect its alleged shareholding in EMTS. The Court also upheld the defendant’s position that there was no privity of contract between EMTS and Spectrum as Spectrum was not a shareholder in EMTS and could not...
You lack capacity to govern Imo, Okorocha fires Ihedioha
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You lack capacity to govern Imo, Okorocha fires Ihedioha

Imo State governor,  Rochas Okorocha, on Sunday said that the governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha lacks the capacity to govern a “complex” state like Imo. The Imo governor who was reacting to the allegation by the governor-elect that the state government withdrew N17 billion shortly after the governorship election,  stated that he (Ihedioha) has never had any corporate experience apart from being a professional politician. He described the allegation as frivolous and cheap blackmail. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo in a statement,  stated that,  “Chief Emeka Ihedioha, who was announced the winner of the governorship election in the State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been making careless media statements and unfounded alle...
Nine Universities To Get Solar Power Plant – Fashola
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Nine Universities To Get Solar Power Plant – Fashola

Minister of Works, Housing and Electricity Babatunde Fashola at the 32nd Convocation Lecture of Yabatech College of Technology, said 9 government-owned Universities to get solar power plant, The Nation reports. Fashola said the power plant would deliver 12 megawatts of electricity in the universities to aid power generation. “We are deploying solar energy in Nigerian universities today. The first nine schools are under construction and they will deliver 12megawatts of electricity to these schools. We will move from phase to phase until we complete it in the 37 states,” the minister said. Fashola, who spoke on the theme: “Sustainability of technological advancements – a key to industrial growth”, noted that the ministry has invested in innovative areas that would improve power generat...
Teyana Taylor Buys a Brand New Rolls Royce Dawn
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Teyana Taylor Buys a Brand New Rolls Royce Dawn

Singer and dancer, Teyana Taylor has bought a brand new Rolls Royce Dawn to reward herself for the hard work she has put in so far this year. The excited Teyana took to her Instagram page to show off her new whip. Sharing photos of the Royce, the 27-year-old mother of one wrote; ‘That moment when God shows that hard work, dedication, focus & believing in self NEVER goes unnoticed even when u think or feel it is…. You can’t cheat the grind tho, it knows how much you have invested, it won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for. ?? #GIFTTOSELF won’t he do it? Praise him. ? #NewestToy #RR Doc McJunie Issa mood lol’ See photos below;
“I Have Not Invested Money Into Any Business, Yet I’m Blessed” – Bishop Oyedepo
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“I Have Not Invested Money Into Any Business, Yet I’m Blessed” – Bishop Oyedepo

"I have discovered that men who make outstanding impact in their generation are men of purpose. You too must become a man of purpose to become a man of accomplishment. You are not every man, you are just one man. That means one thing is sufficient for you to pursue. So, give it all you've got, and you will get all it contains. I am doing only one thing in the world, and that is what He has sent me to do. I have not invested money into any form of business, yet i am blessed as i pursue my goal. Show me a man with a goal and i would show you a goal getter in the making." - Bishop Oyedepo

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