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Konate presented Liverpool shirt in five venues in Paris alone – Klopp
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Konate presented Liverpool shirt in five venues in Paris alone – Klopp

The Reds manager has expressed his desire to work with the French centre-half of Malian descent who joined from RB Leipzig Jurgen Klopp has underlined how Ibrahima Konate was so pleased to join Liverpool, that he had his shirt presentation in five different venues in Paris. The six-time European kings activated the release clause in the 22-year-old’s contract at Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, signing the defender on a five-year deal and a fee worth £36 million ($50m). With the arrival of Konate at Anfield, he becomes a contender to partner Virgil van Dijk at the heart of the Premier League side’s back four. Also, the German tactician expressed his delight to have the France prospect (of Mali descent) in his star-studded squad ahead of the new season. Excited to work with him,...
Morata overtakes Torres and joins Ronaldo to make history with dramatic late equaliser against Italy
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Morata overtakes Torres and joins Ronaldo to make history with dramatic late equaliser against Italy

The Spain striker's fantastic goal kept his team's hopes alive in their Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley Alvaro Morata put his name in history books as his dramatic late equaliser against Italy saw him surpass Fernando Torres while leveling Cristiano Ronaldo for a Euros record. Morata's stunning goal came in the 80th minute of Tuesday's Euro 2020 semi-final against Italy with the Azzurri up 1-0 thanks to a goal from Federico Chiesa. But, after receiving a pass from Dani Olmo, Morata capped a stunning sequence with a perfect finish, making history while also sending the game to extra time.
The negotiation is 85% done’ – Balotelli set to join Turkish side Adana Demirspor, claims club chairman
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The negotiation is 85% done’ – Balotelli set to join Turkish side Adana Demirspor, claims club chairman

The much-storied striker looks set to head to south-east Europe on his next adventure, with an eye to forcing his way into Roberto Mancini's thinking Mario Balotelli looks set to join Turkish side Adana Demirspor this summer, with the club's chairman claiming that negotiations are "85 per cent" complete as the former Italy international looks to bolster his World Cup hopes ahead of Qatar 2022 next year. The veteran striker, who has spent a colourful career hopscotching around a host of European clubs, spent the second half of last season with Serie B side Monza, with whom he came close to achieving play-off promotion to Serie A Now, he is poised to play in his fourth different country, as he reportedly looks to reignite his hopes of forcing his way into Robert Mancini's thinki...
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Set To Join APC
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Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle Set To Join APC

Fresh moves are on for Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is just as the party yesterday announced the extension of its on-going membership revalidation and registration exercise to accommodate new members. There have been talks about the planned defection of Matawalle, who became governor of the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the judgement of the Supreme Court on the crisis that trailed the primaries of APC in Zamfara. Matawalle’s moves to join the APC predated the defection of the Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi to the ruling party in November last year. A former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima, had last year told Daily Trust that plans are on for Matawa...
No Serious Politician Will Join PDP – Olawepo Hashim
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No Serious Politician Will Join PDP – Olawepo Hashim

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Trust in the 2019 elections, GBENGA OLAWEPO-HASHIM, in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO, speaks on the issues of rotational presidency, state police and agitation for secession, among others You were the presidential candidate of the People’s Trust in the 2019 elections. How would you describe the conduct of that poll? There were a lot of logistics issues and the election had to be postponed. I am not sure if the Independent National Electoral Commission really satisfactorily address those issues. That election also witnessed the lowest voter turnout in recent time in terms of percentage of voter turnout. You can imagine that the victor had about 50 million votes or so. That’s less than 10 per cent of the country’s population. We can do...
Barcelona Defender Nelson Semedo Join Wolves For 40 Million Euros
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Barcelona Defender Nelson Semedo Join Wolves For 40 Million Euros

Barcelona defender Nelson Semedo is set to join Wolves in a deal worth around €40 million, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Semedo, 26, is expected in England in the coming days to finalise a move to the Premier League side, with Barca also keen on Ajax's Sergino Dest and Norwich City's Max Aarons as potential replacements. Wolves have been in the market for a right-back since selling Matt Doherty to Tottenham earlier this summer. Barca's desire to sell Semedo, plus the fact he's represented by Jorge Mendes, who has a big influence at Wolves, made the Portugal international an obvious target. Barca coach Ronald Koeman has made it clear he prefers Sergi Roberto to Semedo, with the former playing all 90 minutes in Saturday's friendly win against Elche. Semedo joined Barca from Benfi...
Reguilon & Bale Join Tottenham, Confirmed By Fabrizio Romano
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Reguilon & Bale Join Tottenham, Confirmed By Fabrizio Romano

Fabrizio Romano said: 'Reguilon is 100% a new Tottenham player as said yesterday morning. Also paperworks have been signed and Sergio tomorrow will be in London, it was an 'here we go' and it's confirmed, also about the clauses OK.' 'Real and Tottenham working to complete final details then Bale will be back to Tottenham.' 'Gareth Bale to Tottenham, last details to be sorted about salary shared with Real Madrid and Gareth will fly tomorrow to London. He’ll complete medicals and join Tottenham for one year loan. Mourinho approved the deal. Reguilon expected for tomorrow too'
Napoli may be the ‘right destination’ for Lille’s Osimhen – Agent
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Napoli may be the ‘right destination’ for Lille’s Osimhen – Agent

The Nigerian striker has been heavily linked with a switch to the Stadio San Paolo Osita Okolo, the brother-in-law and agent of Lille striker Victor Osimhen, has not ruled out the possibility of the Nigerian joining Napoli. Reports surfaced last week the 21-year-old had agreed a deal to join the Partenopei, but the player came out to debunk it as "fake news". It still has not stopped Osimhen's name from circulating in the transfer rumour mill after scoring 13 goals in 27 Ligue 1 outings with Lille finishing just a point and place shy of Champions League qualification.
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP
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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP

Sources said the resignation was to enable him defect to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he is expected to contest for the governorship. Relationship between Hon Agboola and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has since collapsed over issues of trust and betrayal. It was gathered some APC lawmakers in Ondo House of Assembly would also resign their membership of the APC and join the PDP. Candidate of the PDP in the 2016 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, hinted on the defection of Agboola last week when he picked his nomination form. Jegede stated the coming of Agboola to the PDP “demonstrated that the APC has collapsed and Agboola needs to look for a good house.” According to Jegede: “If APC was and is good, Agboola Ajayi would not leave APC. If PDP is bad...
FC Dallas’ Gonzalez suspended due to alleged domestic abuse incidents
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FC Dallas’ Gonzalez suspended due to alleged domestic abuse incidents

The goalkeeper will be ineligible to participate in team activities as MLS investigates MLS has announced that FC Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez has been suspended following alleged incidents of domestic abuse. The league is conducting an investigation into the accusations after a report was recently made to the Frisco Police Department. While those investigations are ongoing, Gonzalez will undergo an assessment by doctors and will be ineligible to join FC Dallas for any team activities.
African Stars Including Davido, Burna Boy, Sauti Sol Join Idris Elba For ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’
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African Stars Including Davido, Burna Boy, Sauti Sol Join Idris Elba For ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’

Nigerian singers, Davido, Burna Boy has been included on the lineup for the ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’ to be hosted by English actor, Idris Elba . The Nigerian singer will be performing alongside Kenyan afro-pop group, Sauti Sol. Musicians also billed to perform at the event include; Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, Nigerian music singers, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, and a host of others. Elba had announced the online concert and enlisted a league of acclaimed artists in a bid to raise funds towards providing COVID-19 assistance to needy children and families in Africa. The two-hour special will be streamed on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel on May 25 at 18:00 CAT and broadcast on the network’s TV channels in Africa at 21:00 CAT.  
Jonathan, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka Join One United Africa 1000 Man March
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Jonathan, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka Join One United Africa 1000 Man March

Zambia President, Goodluck, Anyaoku, Ooni Of Ife, Soyinka, Join One United Africa 1000 Man March In the search for workable solutions to manage the extensive challenges faced in Africa, a non governmental organization called One United Africa Foundation has commenced the crusade of a Pan-African renaissance. In its envisioned prospects, the organizations has signed a partnership with one of Nigeria's leading PR agency, Amity Global Network, as the official Media Partner for the efficient promotion of its People to People Citizenry Engagement Initiative. This is in view of the One United Africa 1000Man March, holding in Abuja on the 31st of March 2020 and organized to promote unity, defined engagements that unites the collective exploration of our resources and productively channeli...
South-West Lawmakers Reject Miyetti Allah’s Request To Join Amotekun
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South-West Lawmakers Reject Miyetti Allah’s Request To Join Amotekun

The demand by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to participate in the operations of the South West regional security network, Amotekun, has been turned down by the Houses of Assembly of the respective states. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the houses of assembly of the states had concluded work on the bill after the public hearings without making any input to give MACBAN a place. At the moment, Ekiti State has passed the bill, even though a meeting of speakers of the respective houses held in Ibadan on Thursday to harmonise the positions of the respective states. The necessity of the harmonisation arose from the different public hearings held across the states to get inputs from the different stakeholders and citizens of the state. During one of...
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle To Join APC
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Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle To Join APC

Zamfara’s Governor Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party will switch political allegiance to the All Progressives Congress soon. Former governor of the state and three-term Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima confidently said this in a newspaper interview published on Monday. Yarima, who as governor appointed Matawalle to run the Ministry of Local Government said the political switch is in the works and is ‘most likely”. “Yes. We are working and we are talking. Every politician tries to get more people to their party especially governors. If I can have governors with me, the party will be better off”, he told Daily Trust. Asked how far the APC had gone to woo Matawalle, Yarima responded: “I think we have gone very far”.
Kim Kardashian Reacts After Eriksen Leaves Spurs To Join Inter Milan
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Kim Kardashian Reacts After Eriksen Leaves Spurs To Join Inter Milan

American reality TV star is an Inter Milan fan and also a fan of Christian Eriksen. Following Christian Eriksen move to Inter for reported £17.5m deal, Kim Kardashian Reacted to the move. The former Ajax star moved to Serie A earlier today to pen a deal with Inter until 2024. The 27-year-old flew into Milan for a medical on Monday, and has now signed a long-term contract with the Nerrazurri. Recall that Inter boss Antonio Conte had signed Ashley Young and Victor Moses, from the Premier League this January to the Serie A club this month. There were reports that Real Madrid, Man Utd and Juventus were all linked with moves for Eriksen in the summer.
Wike Lobbying To Join APC, Since Atiku Isn’t Allowing Him To Take Over PDP – APC
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Wike Lobbying To Join APC, Since Atiku Isn’t Allowing Him To Take Over PDP – APC

The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). They also disowned ‘the foot-soldier’ of Wike in APC, Igo Aguma, a two-term member of the House of Representatives, who hails from Ward 2 of PHALGA, accusing him of being a mole and a traitor, who had been pursuing personal interest. The PHALGA stakeholders of APC, yesterday during a news conference, after their crucial meeting at Orogbum Civic Centre in Ward 2, Ogbunabali Road, Port Harcourt, insisted that the Minister for Transportation, R...
More Join Race To Replace Magu As EFCC Boss
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More Join Race To Replace Magu As EFCC Boss

Two presidential aides have swelled the ranks of people bidding to replace Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu. Also, a governor in the North has withdrawn his support for Magu’s re-appointment following alleged refusal of the EFCC boss to halt ongoing investigation into some accounts of the state. It was also learnt that some lobbyists are pushing for what is now known as “Ribadu Treatment” for Magu. A former Chairman of EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, was sent on a compulsory study leave at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) in 2007, demoted in August 2008 to a Deputy Commissioner of Police and frustrated out of the Nigeria Police Force. He was reinstated by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan culminating in...
I was Tricked To Join Manchester United – Ex-Man U Player Revealed
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I was Tricked To Join Manchester United – Ex-Man U Player Revealed

Ex-Manchester United player Kleberson has revealed that he was fooled to join the Red Devils because of Ronaldhino. The 40-year-old was one of Manchester United flops under Sir Alex Ferguson, making 20 appearances only before leaving for Besiktas years later. He Said during an interview with FourFourTwo: “There were two clubs interested in signing me: Manchester United and Leeds”. “It was an easy choice, but there’s a funny story about it, too. “When Manchester United’s interest in me was confirmed, I was with the national team in France for the FIFA Confederations Cup. I can remember it clearly: I was with Ronaldinho and his brother/agent, Assis. Ronaldinho said: ‘They want to sign both of us.’ I said, ‘OK, let’s go, then!’ “I was so glad that he would be coming with me....
Cardi B joins the cast of “Fast & Furious 9”
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Cardi B joins the cast of “Fast & Furious 9”

Cardi B has joined the cast of Universal’s “Fast & Furious 9” in an undisclosed role. It’s the rapper’s first movie part since her role as the stripper Diamond in STX’s drama “Hustlers.” Vin Diesel disclosed the casting Tuesday in a post on his Instagram account with a video that showed him and Cardi B on the U.K. set of the movie. “I’m tired, but I can’t wait,” she told Diesel’s followers. “I ain’t gonna front, I think this is going to be the best one.” The news came a day after the announcement that Ozuna, one of Latin music’s fastest-rising stars, had joined the cast and was also in talks to join the film’s soundtrack.
Join Hands With Us To Move Our Dear State Forward –  Wike Begs Amaechi
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Join Hands With Us To Move Our Dear State Forward – Wike Begs Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to join hands with him to develop the state. In a state broadcast to mark the landmark Supreme Court Judgment striking out the appeals by Rivers APC on Thursday, Governor Wike said that Rivers State stands to benefit more if all leaders are United. He said: “Although the present politics of acrimony and bitterness may have strayed from the noble path of the past, I still believe that we shall be better of standing and working together for our State and our people. “I therefore appeal to the APC and the Minister of Transportation to join hands with us to move our dear State forward. We cannot as leaders continue to remain divided and expect Government to deliver on its ...
Lady Commits Suicide After Threatening To Go Join Her Twin In Heaven
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Lady Commits Suicide After Threatening To Go Join Her Twin In Heaven

A lady has committed suicide after years of giving out threats to kill herself and go join her twin in heaven. The friends of the 24-year-old lady identified as O’tega Kehinde Grace, have been thrown into mourning after the alleged suicide. Tega was said to have drunk a poisonous substance, yesterday, at their Mafoluku residence in Lagos. According to her friends, the deceased had a history of talking about going to join her twin, Taiwo, in heaven, anytime she’s feeling sad. A chat shared by someone who interacted with her boyfriend also indicates that days before taking her own life, she complained about her parents.
Once You Join APC, All Your Sins Are Forgiven – Adams Oshiomhole
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Once You Join APC, All Your Sins Are Forgiven – Adams Oshiomhole

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has said once those who looted the nation’s treasury join its fold, all their sins will be forgiven. The national chairman of the ruling party, Adams Oshiomhole, stated this on Thursday at the presidential campaign rally held in Benin, the Edo State capital. Mr Oshiomhole made the comments while receiving decampees from the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). “I’m told that there are a lot of senior people from PDP who have decided to join forces with President Buhari to take the broom to sweep away PDP to continue to ensure that APC continues to preside over Nigeria,” he was quoted by TheCable to have said. “It includes my own brother and friend Henry Duke, he is the former organising secretary of PDP. We also have former vice chairman PDP a...
FAAN Declares Its Intention To Join The Nationwide Strike Declared By NLC
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FAAN Declares Its Intention To Join The Nationwide Strike Declared By NLC

Anyone who has plans of travelling around and out of the country might be unable to do so come Tuesday, November 6th as the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has declared its intention to join in the nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress over FG's refusal to meet its minimum wage demand. Talks on a new wage have reached deadlock after state governors said they couldn't guarantee the payment of N30,000 wage to workers. A court had ruled on Friday that the strike be cancelled, as it would jeopardize citizens' livelihood. But the NLC insists it is well within the ambit of the law to embark on the strike. FAAN said in a statement it was standing with the labour union, and will shut down operations in compliance with the nationwide strike. "All airlines oper...
20 Taraba APC Aspirant Quit Party, Join UDP
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20 Taraba APC Aspirant Quit Party, Join UDP

No fewer than twenty aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba State have dumped the party for United Democratic party (UDP) and picked the party’s nomination forms for the forthcoming 2019 House of Assembly seats. An APC aspirant for Jalingo I state constituency, Hon. Sa’adu Usman Sintali who spoke on behalf of other aspirants shortly after they submitted their UDP nomination form to contest for the Assembly seat lamented that the injustice done to them by the APC was the reason for quitting the party. He informed that him and over 200, 000 of his supporters have left APC and would work for the success of the UDP at all levels in the state to succeed come 2019. “Due to unfair treatment and injustice done to me, me and other nineteen aspirants have decided to leav...
ASUU May Join NLC Strike
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ASUU May Join NLC Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities may join the Nigeria Labour Congress in the ongoing industrial action. The Owerri Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Prof Uzo Onyebinama, disclosed this at a press conference at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. While debunking that the strikes were not sponsored by the opposition parties, Onyebinama said the reason of ASUU strike was as a result of the Federal Government’s inability to fulfill the 2009 agreement with the union on the welfare of its members. His statement read in part, “You will recall that the 2009 FGN —ASUU Agreement made provision for the re-negotiation of the Agreement every three (3) years. “Consequently, the first renegotiation of the Agreement should have been in 2012. This was not to be. The first r...
European Ryder Cup Squad Pays Tribute To Spain’s Barquin
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European Ryder Cup Squad Pays Tribute To Spain’s Barquin

Europe’s Ryder Cup team will wear yellow ribbons this week to honour Spanish golfer Celia Barquin, a 22-year-old college champion who was stabbed to death last week in America, captain Thomas Bjorn said Tuesday. Celia Barquin Upon each ribbon was written in red the name of Barquin, who died in Ames, Iowa, where she was named Iowa State University female athlete of the year after winning the Big 12 Conference golf title. READ ALSO: ABS Coach Tunde Sanni resigns The ribbon and inscription used the colours of the Spanish flag as a mark of respect for a player who appeared set to join the LPGA Tour and who was killed while playing golf. A homeless man, Colin Richards, has been charged with her murder. Among those who paid tribute to Barquin last week were Spanish Ryder Cup te...
Femi Kuti’s Son Made Officially Joins His Father’s Band
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Femi Kuti’s Son Made Officially Joins His Father’s Band

Made Kuti, the only child of Femi and Funke Kuti, who turns 22 years old soon, is so grown now and such a handsome young man. His proud father took to his IG page to announce that Made is now a member of his Positive Force band. He shared the pic above and wrote; Omorinmade (my Son) "now a proud member of my band " and I leaving tonight with the positive force band to Belgrade to perform with the philamonic orchestra and Paris . Made also shared same father and son pic and wrote Flying to Belgrade to play with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and then to Paris to spread the beauty of Africa and Afrobeat! #femikuti #femikutiandthepositiveforce #afrobeat
‘Kaakaki’ Host, Adaora Onyechere, Resigns From AIT To Join Politics
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‘Kaakaki’ Host, Adaora Onyechere, Resigns From AIT To Join Politics

Kaakaki, co-host Adaora Onyechere, has announced she is leaving the show to pursue a career in her native, Imo state. Onyechechere is running for the Imo State House of Assembly seat to represent her constituency and pursue her dream for women and youths. Aside broadcasting, her passion for issues affecting women and youths are well known, and she has been a strong voice for positive change, according to close associates. She has often been discussed as one of the leading youths to watch out for in 2019 as she continues to focus on social reorientation and self-development for young people from her home state, especially in Okigwe. Her desire to venture into politics and run for elective position will not come as a surprise to her colleagues and friends. She has always express...
Many PDP Leaders In Delta State Have Agreed To Join APC Soon – Uduaghan
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Many PDP Leaders In Delta State Have Agreed To Join APC Soon – Uduaghan

Former governor of Delta state, Emmanuel Uduaghan on Wednesday said he is joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in doing more for the people of the Niger Delta. He also said he is joining the party as ‘John The Baptist’ who will prepare the grounds for numerous sons of the Niger Delta who will soon join the APC. In a statement titled ‘Moving On To The Bigger Playing Field’, Uduaghan said President Buhari has shown commitment to developing the Niger Delta region and ensuring peace since coming to office and as such needs the support of all well-meaning Nigerians who have the interest of the region at heart. While thanking PDP leaders who urged him to remain in the party on whose platform he served as governor of Delta t...
Arsenal Hero Alan Smith: The Day Sir Alex Called About Signing For Man Utd
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Arsenal Hero Alan Smith: The Day Sir Alex Called About Signing For Man Utd

Arsenal hero Alan Smith has revealed how he rejected a move to Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United. Smith reveals in his autobiography Heads Up that Ferguson called him just before he joined Arsenal to try and persuade him to go to Old Trafford. Smith said: “It could have been very different. "When the manager of Manchester United rings, you don't normally say: 'Sorry, I'm joining someone else.' "We were watching Coronation Street at home, my mum came in the room and said: 'There's an Alex Ferguson on the phone for you…' “It wasn't a long conversation because he wanted me to wait until the end of the season, it wasn't going so well at United back then whereas Arsenal wanted me to join before the deadline and we won the league twice before United managed it.  ...
Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal
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Manchester United confident goalkeeper David de Gea will sign a new deal

The 27-year-old has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Bernabeu since 2015, when United and Real agreed a £29m deal which would see Keylor Navas moving in the opposite direction in part exchange, only for the move to fall through when the paperwork was not completed in time. Courtois' transfer from Chelsea to join the European champions last weekmeans United are increasingly optimistic of agreeing a new contract with De Gea.
Onazi Rejects Move To Leave Turkish Club, Trabzonspor
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Onazi Rejects Move To Leave Turkish Club, Trabzonspor

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has rejected a summer move to join Russian club, Spartak Moscow. The 25-year-old was on the verge of leaving his Turkish club, Trabzonspor due to the financial state of the club which led to contractual debts. Spartak then came knocking and Onazi fell for it. However, it was gathered that after receiving assurances from Trabzonspor hierarchy of improvements in their finances for the coming season and that all areas would be sorted, Onazi called off his potential exit plan. Scorenigeria quoted Onazi’s close friend as saying, “Onazi is staying back at Trabzonspor. “Trabzonspor have even started paying what they owe him. “We spoke last week and he told me they have paid him some and that they have assured him their finances w...
Roma To Sign Brazilian Winger Malcom from Bordeaux
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Roma To Sign Brazilian Winger Malcom from Bordeaux

Brazilian winger Malcom will join Italian giants Roma from Bordeaux in a five-year deal, the French Ligue 1 outfit announced on Monday. The 21-year-old had been a reported target for several European clubs including Premier League side Arsenal, but instead will sign for Eusebio Di Francesco’s Roma. Bordeaux did not confirm the transfer fee, although the talks between the two clubs last week concerned a fee between 38 and 40 million euros ($46.8 million). English clubs may have been put off from bidding for Malcom as he needed a UK work permit to play in the Premier League. Malcom scored 12 goals in 35 league games for Bordeaux last season. Roma finished third in Serie A behind champions Juventus and Napoli to qualify for the 2018/19 Champions League group stage, having reached ...
LeBron James Agrees To Join Los Angeles Lakers On A Four-year Contract For $154million
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LeBron James Agrees To Join Los Angeles Lakers On A Four-year Contract For $154million

NBA star LeBron James has agreed to join Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year contract for $154million' from Cleveland Cavaliers.  The announcement was made yesterday on Twitter by his agency Klutch Sports Group.   The move comes after he became a free agent last week and turning down his $35.6 million contract option for next season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2003. Shortly after the announcement was made, the 33-year-old took to Instagram to bid farewell to his hometown Cavaliers. 'Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible 4 seasons. This will always be home.' James who's a four-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA finals MVP, 14-time NBA All Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist will become the first player in NBA h...
‘If I Ever Join Obasanjo’s Movement, Get A Psychiatrist To Examine Me’ – Wole Soyinka
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‘If I Ever Join Obasanjo’s Movement, Get A Psychiatrist To Examine Me’ – Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, professor Wole Soyinka says he should be examined by a psychiatrist if he ever joins the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) led by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Speaking in an interview with BBC Yoruba, Soyinka said the Obasanjo led coalition is not meant for someone like him. “Me? Obasanjo would establish a group and I will become a member of such group? That means they should get a psychiatrist to examine me,” Soyinka said. He also spoke about the letters which Obasanjo and former military President Ibrahim Babangida addressed to Buhari saying people should get suspicious “when these soldiers speak” because there is the possibility that “what they have in mind is different from what we have in mind”. “When these soldiers begin to speak, we are supposed to get...
Lanre Lawanson Joins Kunle Afolayan, Banky W At New York Film Academy
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Lanre Lawanson Joins Kunle Afolayan, Banky W At New York Film Academy

22 years old CEO of MadHouse and Music Video Director, Lanre Lawanson proved the popular saying right that Africans are the ones leading in the world today by being one of the young few in Africa to ever attend the New York Film Academy in pursuit of a master’s degree in Film Making. The young Filmmaker joins Kunle Afolayan, Banky W in pursuing a master’s degree in the prestigious Film Academy. The New York Film Academy offers camps, short-term workshops, conservatory-style programs, and degree programs. The Academy’s one- and two-year conservatory-style programs include topics in Filmmaking, Acting for Film, Producing, Screenwriting, 3D Animation, Cinematography, Broadcast Journalism, Photography, Graphic Design, Musical Theatre, and Game Design; as well as an accelerated three-year Bach...
Stonebwoy Joins Shatta Wale And Burna Boy As Ghana Meets Naija UK Headline Acts
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Stonebwoy Joins Shatta Wale And Burna Boy As Ghana Meets Naija UK Headline Acts

Stonebwoy has been added to the bill as the third headline act of the first ever Ghana Meets Naija UK. The ‘Wogbe Jeke’ hitmaker joins a very impressive list of artist already billed for the show. Ghana’s self acclaimed ‘dancehall king’ and Stonebwoy’s main rival, Shatta Wale, would headline, alongside Nigeria’s Burna Boy. Empire Entertainment is taking their hugely popular annual show to the UK for the first time this year, slated to come off on August 25 at London’s famed O2 Arena.
Doyin Okupe Formally Joins Accord Party
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Doyin Okupe Formally Joins Accord Party

Doyin Okupe, Former media aide to ex President Goodluck Jonathan, who left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has announced that he has officially joined Accord Party. He made the announcement in a Facebook post. He said that the decision was made based on a deep reflection on what he wants out of politics. Read the announcement below: Following various consultations with political associates, family and friends I have decided to formally join the ACCORD PARTY. My decision is based on deep reflection on who I am and what I want out of politocs. To me, politics does not begin and end with winning or losing elections. It’s not about big or small parties either, it’s also beyond personal relationships or endearing associations or friendships. There exists in our communities seve...
James Rodriguez Joins Bayern Munich From Real Madrid
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James Rodriguez Joins Bayern Munich From Real Madrid

Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez has signed for Bayern Munich on a two-year loan deal - in a move that reunites him with Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti. Rodriguez will have a medical with the German giants before completing his move to the Allianz Arena - in a deal which could cost up to £40million. Bayern will also have an option to buy the Colombia international permanently at the end of the loan deal on June 30, 2019. The initial loan will cost them £9m with another £31m on top of that, should they wish to make it a permanent one too.
Kendall Jenner Officially Joins The Adidas Family
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Kendall Jenner Officially Joins The Adidas Family

Kendall Jenner is the newest Adidas ambassador! The 21-year-old model revealed that she’s joining the brand’s family in a cute post on her Instagram. “officially joining the adidas fam! @adidasoriginals #adidasAmbassador #adidasOriginals,” Kendall captioned a Boomerang while at the headquarters. Adidas added, “A longtime fan of the brand, Kendall embodies the spirit of Adidas Originals as a creative force shaping the world today by challenging the status quo in her very own way. A classic icon, Kendall is a true Original and we welcome her to our family.” The Adidas family already includes some major names like Pharrell, Karlie Kloss and Hannah Bronfman.
Chimamanda Adichie Joins Instagram, Writes On Her Decision To ‘Wear Nigerian’ Brands
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Chimamanda Adichie Joins Instagram, Writes On Her Decision To ‘Wear Nigerian’ Brands

Over the past few months, feminism icon Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been stepping out in stylish and chic outfits made by Nigerian designers. From a hand beaded Style Temple bomber jacket to a orange top and skirt by MsBeefab. Taking to her official Facebook page, the writer opened up about the journey so far in her "Wear Nigerian" project. The mother of one also revealed that she she has finally joined Instagram. The account being managed by her two nieces is where she will be documenting her project. My Project 'Wear Nigerian' on Instagram. Read her post below... The Nigerian government's disastrous economic policies have led to a reduction in the value of the naira and therefore in disposable income, a change in values, a disorientation of the middle class, and most of all, ...
Olori Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi Calls Out To All Women To Join The War Against Domestic Violence
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Olori Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi Calls Out To All Women To Join The War Against Domestic Violence

Wife of the Ooni of Ife, Olori Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi has joined the fight against the ugly trend of domestic violence in today’s society. Addressing women on her official Instagram page, she said: Domestic abuse/emotional abuse/ violence against women have become so prevalent in our society these days. Decades ago it was okay for women to bear the burden and remain mute about the pains and effects of being victims. Not today. The veil has fallen off and the shame of what the world will think has been replaced with solidarity, empathy, and unity. Together we can all lend a helping hand and support our sisters, mothers, aunts, friends in saying No to domestic violence and abuse. By remaining silent, we are doing a great disservice to victims and their families. #Saynotodomesticviolence#NoVi...
Super Eagles’ Player Chisom Egbuchulam Joins Swedish Club, BK Hacken
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Super Eagles’ Player Chisom Egbuchulam Joins Swedish Club, BK Hacken

Nigeria footballer, Chisom Egbuchulam has joined Swedish club BK Hacken on a season-long loan from Enugu Rangers. He has the option of a three-year permanent move to the 2016 Swedish Cup champions. The 25-year scored 16 goals and made 11 assists last season to help Rangers win the Nigerian league and claim a Champions League spot. "Moving to Europe is a big dream come true for me," Egbuchulam told BBC Sport. "I thank God for the opportunity and BK Hacken for the platform to play in European football."
Ezekwesili Joins Troops To Search For Chibok Girls In Sambisa Forest
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Ezekwesili Joins Troops To Search For Chibok Girls In Sambisa Forest

Co-convener of the Bringbackourgirls, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has finally agreed to join Nigerian troops and others tomorrow to search for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in Sambisa forest. Ezekwesili, in an e-mail to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at 8.20pm on Sunday indicated the interest of her group to join the search for the missing girls in Sambisa forest by giving another conditional acceptance which the government met. Read below the correspondence between Ezekwesili and Alhaji Mohammed on the planned guided tour of Sambisa forest tomorrow, sent by Segun Adeyemi, an aide of the minister. ”At 8.20 PM on Sunday Evening, #BBOG contacted the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to indicate its conditional acceptance of the off...
King Sunny Ade Becomes First Nigerian Musician to Join Hard Rock’s Iconic Memorable Collection
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King Sunny Ade Becomes First Nigerian Musician to Join Hard Rock’s Iconic Memorable Collection

Grammy Award-nominated icon, Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade, is now officially the first Nigerian musician to donate pieces from his personal reserve to Hard Rock’s world-famous memorabilia collection. On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the Juju maestro donated a vintage Fender Guitar and other personal items including an album cover and a pair of shoes at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos. "I’m thrilled to be the first Nigerian musician to donate personal items to Hard Rock’s world-famous collection and to be showcased alongside other legendary artists,” said King Sunny Ade. "For me, this is more than just a ceremony; it’s an opportunity to pass on a cultural legacy and inspire new generations of musicians around the globe." King Sunny Ade’s donated personal items ...

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