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Queen Elizabeth Suffers Another Loss as her racing advisor and close friend, Sir Michael Oswald, Dies on the Day of Prince Philip’s Funeral
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Queen Elizabeth Suffers Another Loss as her racing advisor and close friend, Sir Michael Oswald, Dies on the Day of Prince Philip’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth II has suffered another loss as her former manager of the Royal Studs, Sir Michael Oswald, died at the age of 86 on the same day Prince Philip was laid to rest. Sir Michael advised the Queen, 94, and presided over their racing interests for almost 30 years. Queen Mother (L), Queen (M), Sir Michael (second right) and Prince Charles (R) He died after a long illness on April 17, the same day as the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral in Windsor, according to The Times. Over the years, Sir Michael was often pictured by the Queen's side at various races. Speaking to the Racing Post, Sir Michael's widow, Lady Angela, who was for many years a lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother, paid tribute to her husband. She said: "He always said he had the most wonderful ...
Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51
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Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51

The Hip Hop community has suffered another loss after the death of rap legend, DMX. Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob has passed away at the age of 51. The rapper, real name Robert Ross, passed away on Saturday, April 17 after suffering a variety of ailments including kidney failure. He had recently been discharged from the hospital and was reportedly planning to relocate to Atlanta because he was homeless. His death was confirmed in a statement by popular New York City promoter, Van Silk. “We’ve lost another member of our Hip Hop family,” Van Silk tells HipHopDX. “Many may have been unaware that Black Rob has been sick over the years until Mark Curry posted the video from the hospital. My memory of Black Rob was when he use to come by DJ Kay Slay’s studio to do the mixt...
Prince Phillip Dies at 99, weeks after being admitted in hospital for Infection and Heart Surgery
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Prince Phillip Dies at 99, weeks after being admitted in hospital for Infection and Heart Surgery

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth,  has died at the age of 99. The Duke of Edinburgh, who was married to Queen Elizabeth for 73 years, was said to be the monarch's rock during her 69-year reign. He spent his final days at Windsor Castle with his wife after a 28-night stay in hospital having been admitted in mid-February for an infection and a pre-existing heart condition. Her Majesty announced her husband's death at midday today, April 9. Buckingham Palace said in a statement: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal...
Arteta ‘in Shock’ and Calls on Arsenal to Show ‘big balls’ after Liverpool loss
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Arteta ‘in Shock’ and Calls on Arsenal to Show ‘big balls’ after Liverpool loss

The Gunners were crushed 3-0 by the Reds at the Emirates, and their manager was not happy Mikel Arteta has said Arsenal’s dismal loss to Liverpool left him "in shock," and has called on his players to show "big balls" and fashion a response. Arsenal’s outside hopes of making a late push for the European places suffered a huge setback with a 3-0 loss to Liverpool at the Emirates on Saturday. The score flattered Arsenal, as they were second best in every facet of the game.
NIN: TELCOs Record 11.8 Million Loss Of Internet Subscribers In 4 Months
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NIN: TELCOs Record 11.8 Million Loss Of Internet Subscribers In 4 Months

Broadband penetration in Nigeria has been on a free fall since November last year. According to the recently released industry stats, broadband penetration fell to 42% in February, its lowest in the last 6 months. The drop was compounded by the reduction in subscriptions caused by the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) temporary embargo on registration and activation of new Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) cards in the country. This followed the initial directive that all operators should integrate NIN to all SIMs currently in use. Telco subscriber losses hit 11.63M in 3 months The report shows that MTN, Airtel and other Telcos lost over 4.13 million subscribers in the month of February. This follows an earlier loss of about 4.2 million in January and 3.3...
Gov Ortom reacts to death of ex-Super Eagles star, Imenger
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Gov Ortom reacts to death of ex-Super Eagles star, Imenger

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reacted to the death of Ex-Super Eagles midfielder and Lobi Stars FC manager, Barnabas Imenger. Imenger passed away at the National Hospital in Abuja on Monday morning after battling a protracted illness. Ortom, in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, said Imenger’s death is a painful loss to Benue State and the country at large. The governor described the late Imenger as a disciplined sportsman and administrator who brought his wealth of experience to bear on the performance of Lobi Stars in national and continental competitions. He stated that the former Super Eagles star was a true professional who related well with players and other officials of the club. According to him, Imenger will be dearly mis...
Israel Adesanya’s Prize Money after Losing to Jan Blachowicz Confirmed
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Israel Adesanya’s Prize Money after Losing to Jan Blachowicz Confirmed

Israel Adesanya still left the UFC 259 arena as the highest paid fighter, despite his first loss in Mixed Martial Arts to light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. Adesanya, along with Blachowicz; women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Meagan Anderson as well as Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling were the main card for the night. According to UFCsalaries.com, the Nigerian-born New Zealander took home an estimated $1m for the fight and a guaranteed $40,000 fight week incentive. Blachowicz was paid $750,000 for his win and $40,000 fight week incentive. Adesanya’s pay for the fight could rise further, as his contract for UFC 259 included a payout from the overall Pay Per View income, which is estimated at $1m. The 31-year-old earned $690,000 from his middlewei...
Andy Ruiz Shows Off Body Transformation Since Anthony Joshua Loss
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Andy Ruiz Shows Off Body Transformation Since Anthony Joshua Loss

Andy Ruiz has now shown off his incredible body transformation since his defeat against Anthony Joshua. Ruiz now looks like a completely different person. The 31-year-old has not featured in a boxing match since he lost against Anthony Joshua back in December 2019. Since then, he's worked hard to reduce his weight ahead of a possible fight in 2021. In the video, Ruiz gave fans an update on his improvement and now looks slimmer. Watch Video; https://youtu.be/gQT0ihaB94w
Klopp Names Area Liverpool Must Improve after 2-0 Loss Against Everton
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Klopp Names Area Liverpool Must Improve after 2-0 Loss Against Everton

  Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has identified one area his team needs to improve after their 2-0 defeat against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday. Klopp said Liverpool needs to improve in their ability to be ‘decisive’ in crucial moments in both defence and attack. Two goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Everton all three points against Liverpool at Anfield. “We conceded a completely unnecessary first goal, and we should not forget that,” Klopp said. “That’s a big part of the game. There were two big parts. You have to defend and we have to score.” Klopp added: “In the decisive moments, we have to be calmer. Like in the finishing situations, and I don’t mean now the headers from Sadio, which were really tricky with circumstances we had tonig...
Jack Grealish Accused Of ‘Embarrassing’ Dive In Aston Villa’s Controversial Loss To West Ham
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Jack Grealish Accused Of ‘Embarrassing’ Dive In Aston Villa’s Controversial Loss To West Ham

    Jack Grealish was accused of an 'embarrassing' dive during Aston Villa's 2-1 loss against West Ham on Monday night. Once again most people were left talking about VAR after West Ham's win, with Ollie Watkins late equaliser ruled out by the video officials by the barest of all margins. However, Grealish, who scored Villa's equaliser before Jarrod Bowen's winner, was also at the centre of some controversy, which spilled out into the manager's technical areas. In the second half the England international won a free-kick after a clash with Pablo Fornals, but the 25-year-old's delayed reaction caused outrage from fans on Twitter. There was tension between the two benches during the game as well, with both assistant managers getting booked for an argument, that it...
Barcelona President, Josep Bartomeu Says Tough Decisions Will Be Taken After Humiliating Loss
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Barcelona President, Josep Bartomeu Says Tough Decisions Will Be Taken After Humiliating Loss

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has disclosed some tough decisions have already been made insisting more still to be carried out, after their humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League. The LaLiga giants suffered their heaviest defeat since 1940 as they crashed out at the quarter-final stage of the competition in Lisbon, with reports in Italy suggesting boss Quique Setien has already been sacked. The 61-year-old former Real Betis boss only joined the club in January as a replacement for Ernesto Valverde. And reports have also suggested that Setien could be followed out the exit door by Eric Abidal, Barcelona’s director of football, in a complete restructure of the club. Barcelona were trailing 4-1 after just 31 minutes in Lisbon, and an abject displ...
Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition
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Nigerian Air force’s First Female Combatant Helicopter Pilot dies Eight Months after Special Secognition

Tolulope Arotile, the first female helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force has died 8 months after she was given a special recognition. Arotile who was decorated alongside Kafayat Sanni, the first female fighter pilot, by Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff died On Tuesday July 14, as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at the Nigerian Air Force base in Kaduna state. The military officer who had just ended a programme at the Starlite International Training Academy in South Africa, did not recover from the injuries sustained in the accident.   A statement released by the Nigerian Air Force read; “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) regretfully announces the unfortunate demise of Flying Officer ...
Levante Club Director, Ramón Vilar is Dead
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Levante Club Director, Ramón Vilar is Dead

Levante Football Club Director, Ramón Vilar Zanón, is dead. Vilar died at the age of 64. Levante made the announcement in a statement via the club’s official website on Sunday. The statement read: “Levante U.D. and the Cent Anys Foundation want to express their condolences for the death of the director Mr Ramón Vilar Zanón. “Ramón Vilar held the position of director of Levante U.D. since 2009 and was a patron of the Cent Anys Foundation from 2009 to 2017. “All the members of the club and the Foundation join the pain of family and friends in these difficult moments after their sudden and irreparable loss. “Levante would like to thank him for his dedication and work in the club for his whole life and for his eternal Levante. D.E.P.” Meanwhile, Real Madrid hav...
British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash
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British Superbike Star, Ben Godfrey Dies in Tragic Crash

The British Superbike community is mourning the loss of Ben Godfrey who died in a tragic crash at Donington Park while competing at the No Limits Track Days event. The 25-year-old died of injuries sustained in a collision with another rider at the Leicestershire circuit on Sunday evening. A statement from No Limits Trackdays issued via Instagram read: "During the second advanced group session of our No Limits Trackday today at Donington Park, Ben Godfrey collided with another bike on the approach to Redgate and fell from his machine. "Tragically he suffered serious injuries and despite immediate medical assistance trackside, he succumbed to his injuries shortly after." Mark Neate, the owner of No Limits Trackdays paid tribute to Godfrey, saying: "I am so desperately sad t...
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Autopsy Report Reveals Rayshard Brooks was Shot Twice in the Back, lists death as homicide

Rayshard Brooks, the black man shot by a white Atlanta police in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant on Friday night, suffered organ damage and blood loss from two gunshot wounds, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office says. "His cause of death: gunshot wounds of the back," an investigator for the medical examiner said in a statement after an autopsy was conducted on Sunday. He also hinted that Brooks' death is now being investigated as a homicide by prosecutors. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said in the statement: “Today, members of my staff had the unfortunate duty of witnessing the autopsy of Mr. Brooks as part of our continued investigation. “Because this is a homicide investigation, there are several technical requirements that must be met before we...
2 Permanent Secretaries Die in Zamfara
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2 Permanent Secretaries Die in Zamfara

Two permanent secretaries in Zamfara state civil service are reportedly dead after a brief illness. Daily Trust reported that the late permanent secretaries are Yawale Dango of the Office of the Head of Service and Ahmed Sale of the  Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The deceased who have been buried according to Islamic rites, were described as hardworking and committed gentlemen who dedicated themselves to the services of Zamfara state by Governor Matawalle. The Zamfara State Governor also prayed to Almighty Allah to grant the late permanent secretaries the most exalted paradise and give their families the fortitude to bear the loss.
Twitter Records Loss Despite User Surge In Pandemic
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Twitter Records Loss Despite User Surge In Pandemic

Twitter swung to a loss in the past quarter as the global pandemic hit advertising revenue, even as the social platform saw a surge in new users. In its quarterly update Thursday, Twitter posted an $8 million loss while revenues edged up three percent to $808 million and its user base increased 24 percent. Chief executive Jack Dorsey said the platform was working to be a useful resource for people during the global lockdowns. “In this difficult time, Twitter’s purpose is proving more vital than ever,” he said. “We are helping the world stay informed, and providing a unique way for people to come together to help or simply entertain and remind one another of our connections.” The results appeared to ease concerns of deeper problems for the tech company, and Twitter shares...
Ibrahimovic Threatened To Kill Anyone Who Talked To Him After A Loss
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Ibrahimovic Threatened To Kill Anyone Who Talked To Him After A Loss

Zlatan ibrahimovic allegedly threatened to kill his LA Galaxy teammate and boasted of his vast wealth in an astonishing dressing room blast . The 38 year old was part of the side that spurned a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Houston dynamo in the club final game of the 2018 campaign . According to his old Galaxy teammate Joao Pedro , the result of the last game left the former Manchester United striker angry . Speaking to the Record , Pedro said : “ at the end of game , he gave us a talking to , he said if you are going to come here and go to the Beach or take a walk in Hollywood, just say so . I have 300 million in my account, and an island too, I don’t need this for anything ,the first person who says something to me , I will kill him . Pedro also recalled how the forward ...
Stock Market Suffers N280 Billion Loss In One Week
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Stock Market Suffers N280 Billion Loss In One Week

Equity trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed last week on a negative note amid the spread of the global pandemic, COVID-19, in the country. The NSE All-Share Index and market capitalisation both depreciated by 2.35 per cent to close last week at 22,198.43 basis points and N11.568tn respectively. All other indices finished lower with the exception of the NSE Banking, the NSE Insurance and the NSE Oil/Gas, which appreciated by 0.29 per cent, 2.80 per cent and 0.22 per cent respectively while the NSE ASeM Index closed flat. A total turnover of 2.804 billion shares worth N32.56bn in 31,715 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of the Exchange, in contrast to a total of 3.964 billion shares valued at N43.70bn that exchanged hands the previous we...
Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus
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Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote suffered a huge loss due to coronavirus on Wednesday March 11, as he lost N240 billion in five hours. Dangote’s firms under the parent-company 'Dangote Group', suffered huge losses just after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared coronavirus a pandemic (spreading in multiple countries around the world at the same time). The Nation reported that Dangote Cement Plc which is Nigeria’s most capitalised quoted company and accounts for more than 20 per cent of the total market capitalisation, led the decline with the maximum daily allowable drop of 10 per cent or N17, which is equivalent to net depreciation of N289.68 billion. Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) Plc and NASCON Allied Industries Plc lost N1.8 billion and N3.05 billion. Dangote Cemen...
Boxing Icon, David Haye Explains Why Deontay Wilder Lost to Tyson Fury
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Boxing Icon, David Haye Explains Why Deontay Wilder Lost to Tyson Fury

Boxing icon David Haye has explained what he feels went wrong in Deontay Wilder's loss to Tyson fury in the WBC heavyweight belt clash on Sunday morning. Fury battered Deontay Wilder from the opening bell until one minute and 39 seconds into the seventh round, when Wilder's corner threw in the towel, to beat the Bronze Bomber and claim the Lineal Heavyweight, WBC and Ring Magazine championship belts.   Fury before the fight said he will be coming out to attack Wilder and many fans didn't believe Fury would defeat Wilder, a scenario that David Haye says played into Fury's hands. David Haye, a former Heavyweight champion during his own time, was sitting at ringside for BT Sport during the fight and he couldn’t believe what he witnessed, saying Tyson Fury exhibited 'g...
Ronaldo Makes Juventus History As Serie A Scoring Run Continues In Shock Loss
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Ronaldo Makes Juventus History As Serie A Scoring Run Continues In Shock Loss

The Portuguese star has been in red-hot form in the final third but he couldn't save his side on Saturday Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first Juventus player to score in 10 straight Serie A games as Maurizio Sarri's side fell 2-1 to Hellas Verona . After celebrating his 35th birthday midweek , Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 65th minute as he did well to create space in the box and fire a low shot into the bottom left corner. That goal meant the former Real Madrid man has now scored in 10 consecutive Serie A games and has taken his league tally for the season up to 20. In 2005, David Trezeguet struck in nine straight domestic matches for Juve with Ronaldo now setting a new benchmark for the club. Despite once again starring in the final third, Ronaldo's effort wou...
Gareth Bale Left The Bernabeu Before Full Time On Thursday Night
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Gareth Bale Left The Bernabeu Before Full Time On Thursday Night

Gareth Bale was pictured leaving the Bernabeu in the 82nd minute of Real Madrid's loss to Real Sociedad on Thursday night, with Los Blancos scoring twice after he left. The Welshman has never enjoyed the best relationship with fans since moving to Madrid and being spotted leaving the ground with the team 4-1 down in unlikely to go down well. He was pictured exiting the Bernabeu in his car by Spanish outlet AS with eight minutes of normal time remaining, with Rodrygo and Nacho scoring after he'd left the ground. Bale was not picked in the squad for the Copa del Rey game, for the second match in a row having also missed out on the Madrid derby at the weekend, and made a hasty exit. Players not picked in the 18 man squad are allowed to leave the stadium in the 80th minute so h...
Naomi Campbell Writes Open Letter To Grammy Awards After Burna Boy’s Loss
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Naomi Campbell Writes Open Letter To Grammy Awards After Burna Boy’s Loss

Naomi Campbell who praised Angelique for spreading light and opening minds through her music, stated that Burna Boy has not been given the accolades he truly deserves due to lack of education. The supermodel averred that categorization of afrobeats in the ‘World Music’ category of the 2020 Grammys, diminished an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged. Naomi who queried the recording academy on the voting pattern of the category, urged them to use the next 363 days to reassess and reflect on their perspective of ‘World Music.’ First, I want to say deepest congratulations to @angeliquekidjo for her award on Sunday, and thank you to you for spreading light and opening minds through your music… • And to our AFRICAN GIANT, @burnaboygram… it is only du...
Burna Boy breaks silence after Grammy award Loss
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Burna Boy breaks silence after Grammy award Loss

Nigerian superstar singer, Burna Boy has finally reacted to losing the Grammy awards for ‘Best World Music’ to legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo. He took to his twitter page to congratulate the four-time Grammy award winner saying, “Congratulations mama @angeliquekidjo” After beating Burna Boy, Kidjo dedicated her win to the Nigerian artist. During her acceptance speech, she said; “This is for Burna Boy, [he] is among those young artists [who] came from Africa [who] are changing the way our continent is perceived, and the way African music has been the bedrock for every [type] of music.”
Tammy Abraham Reveal What Went Down In Chelsea Dressing Room After Newcastle loss
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Tammy Abraham Reveal What Went Down In Chelsea Dressing Room After Newcastle loss

Chelsea's Tammy Abraham was one of the major targets of criticism after the blues were stunned by Newcastle United in what to be a must win for Chelsea. Chelsea fans around the world were thrown into confusion after the blues left the top four open for Mikel Arteta's Arsenal. Tammy Abraham however admitted that the entire Chelsea dressing room was in confusion as both the coach and players were starring on the floor in total disbelief and anger. Frank Lampard will be hoping the boys will bounce back after the loss and focus an the next fixture especially as the race for the top four finish is hitting up.
Viral Photos Of Me Crying Wasn’t Taken After Supreme Court Loss – Emeka Ihedioha
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Viral Photos Of Me Crying Wasn’t Taken After Supreme Court Loss – Emeka Ihedioha

Emeka Ihedioha has said the viral photos of him crying wasn’t taken after the Supreme Court nullified his election as Governor of Imo state. The supreme court had few days back ruled that Ihedioha’s election was illegal and immediately ordered the swearing in of Hope Uzodinma. After the pronouncement, a photo of Emeka Ihedioha went viral on social media. In the photo, Ihedioha can be seen crying, and news went round that the governor broke down upon hearing the apex court’s judgement. In a statement released by his media aide AIC Akwarandu, the former governor said that the viral photo of him weeping was not taken after the Supreme court nullified his election but was taken at a funeral he was attending in December 2019. He said the photo was taken when he received the body of ...
Ihedioha’s Wife, Ebere Ihedioha Consoles Him With Romantic Words Over Supreme Court Loss
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Ihedioha’s Wife, Ebere Ihedioha Consoles Him With Romantic Words Over Supreme Court Loss

Ebere Ihedioha, wife of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state, has consoled her husband over his loss at the supreme court. On Tuesday, the apex court declared Hope Uzodinma, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the March 9 governorship election, as the duly elected governor of the state, effectively removing Ihedioha as governor. Ebere posted a picture of herself and Ihedioha locked in a tight embrace on social media. She captioned the picture with words of affection, reiterating her marital vows of “for better or for worse”. “My Love, my Partner and my Friend. Nkem! #IGotYourBack,” Ebere wrote on Twitter.
Griezmann Reveals Who To Blame For Barcelona’s 3-2 Loss To Atletico Madrid
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Griezmann Reveals Who To Blame For Barcelona’s 3-2 Loss To Atletico Madrid

Barcelona forward, Antoine Griezmann has blamed himself and his teammates for making too many ‘mistakes’ following their defeat against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup on Thursday night. Ernesto Valverde’s side was beaten 3-2 by Atletico Madrid at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, with Diego Simeone’s side going on to face Real Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa final. The Catalan club had looked certain to win the game, after Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann cancelled out Koke’s opener. But Atletico netted two late goals through Alvaro Morata and Angel Correa to turn the game around. “I don’t know what happened. I think we lost because of our own mistakes and they had fresher legs at the end,” Griezmann was quoted by Sport as saying after the match. ...
Actress Mollie Fitzgerald Charged with Stabbing her Mother to Death
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Actress Mollie Fitzgerald Charged with Stabbing her Mother to Death

Mollie Fitzgerald, who appeared in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger was arrested on Tuesday, January 1, 2020, for the murder of her 68-year-old mother, Patricia E. Fitzgerald in Kansas. According to Page Six, the actress was taken into custody on New Year day just 11 days after authorities found her mother inside an Olathe, Kansas, residence with an apparent stab wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, and Mollie Fitzgerald was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Gary Hunziker, the brother of the victim told the outlet that the circumstances surrounding his sister's death are yet unclear, but his family were shocked to hear of the sad news. "... It doesn’t matter the circumstances — the loss of a sister is what it’s all about," he said. Pol...
PDP’s Loss Of Bayelsa Poses Serious Threat To Rivers – Wike
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PDP’s Loss Of Bayelsa Poses Serious Threat To Rivers – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday expressed concern that the capitulation of the Peoples Democratic Party in neighbouring Bayelsa by the All Progressives Congress (APC) portends danger for Rivers State. He said with the defeat of the Governor Seriake Dickson-led PDP in Bayelsa, it was apparent that the “next onslaught of the APC would be to capture Rivers State at all cost.” He relived the fears when the new Amayanabo of Wakrike kingdom and prominent chiefs of Okrika visited him at the Government House, Port Harcourt. “Unfortunately, one of our states is gone to the enemies. But God will help us. For us who are from Rivers State, we should know that there will be attack on us because the enemy has entered our territory. They will attack us, but with your prayer, Rivers State will...
Wenger Reacts To Man City’s Loss To Liverpool
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Wenger Reacts To Man City’s Loss To Liverpool

According to Arsene Wenger, Pep Guardiola would be devastated after losing to their Premier League title rivals, Liverpool. Manchester City slipped nine points behind Jurgen Klopp’s men to the fourth position after losing 3-1 at Anfield on Sunday. Fabinho scored the first goal to give Liverpool the lead with a superb strike 22 seconds after Manchester City were denied a penalty. The second goal came from Mohamed Salah in the 13th minute, at half-time, it was 2-0 in favour of the Reds. Sadio Mane put the game to bed shortly after half-time with another header. Bernardo Silva scored the only consolation goal for City but that wasn’t enough as Liverpool held on to win 3-1 and move eight points clear at the top of the Premier League. Speaking after the game, former Arsenal manage...
FIFA U17 World Cup: Nigerians React To Golden Eaglets’ Loss To Netherlands
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FIFA U17 World Cup: Nigerians React To Golden Eaglets’ Loss To Netherlands

Nigeria have reacted to Golden Eaglets’ elimination from the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil, following a 3-1 defeat to the Netherlands in a Round of 16 game. It was recalled that Sontje Hansen netted a hat-trick, to send Manu Garba’s boys out of the competition. The Golden Eaglets conceded the first goal at the fourth minute of play, but equalized in the 12th minute through Olakunle Olusegun. Three minutes later, Hansen restored the Oranje’s lead with his second goal of the night. Nigeria failed to find another equalizer, before the Ajax youngster sealed victory for his team from the spot with 10 minutes left. In reaction, some Nigerians have expressed sadness over the outcome of the game, while a few numbers of citizens were either indifferent or positive in spite of ...
Man United trainee Joshua King strike enough to sink the Red Devil
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Man United trainee Joshua King strike enough to sink the Red Devil

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it was a "step back for us" as his side's three-match winning run ended at Bournemouth. United made a positive start after going four unbeaten but their new-found belief seemed to evaporate in driving rain and swirling wind on the south coast. Former United trainee Joshua King struck on the stroke of half-time to claim Bournemouth's first goal in nearly six hours and give the Cherries their first win since September. United came into the game in seventh place but now have a haul of 13 points from 11 games - their lowest at this stage of a league campaign since 1986-87 (11). "If you want to get into the top four you need to win games like this," said Solskjaer. "It is a step back for us today, but we need to shake it off and go...
Levante Stuns Barcelona
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Levante Stuns Barcelona

Three second-half goals condemned the Liga champions to a first loss in eight with their Argentine playmaker the only bright point on a miserable day Barcelona have occasionally been accused of Messidependencia over the years - reliance on their captain and talisman Lionel Messi - but it now seems truer than ever. Ernesto Valverde’s side, in the coach’s third year in charge, are reliant on the Argentine and appear to have little else up their sleeve. That was explicitly clear in their 3-1 defeat at Levante on Saturday in La Liga, ending a streak of seven consecutive victories.
Lack of ‘desire’ hurt U.S. in lackluster loss to Canada – Gregg Berhalter
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Lack of ‘desire’ hurt U.S. in lackluster loss to Canada – Gregg Berhalter

U.S. men's national team manager Gregg Berhalter bemoaned his team's lack of desire in its 2-0 loss to Canada in the CONCACAF Nations League. The triumph for the Reds was their first over the U.S. in 34 years, snapping a winless streak of 17 games. Alphonso Davies broke the deadlock in the 63rd minute, bundling home Scott Arfield's low, driven pass to the far post. Lucas Cavallini added Canada's second in the second minute of stoppage time to make the game safe. The match was the first road game for the U.S. in 2019, and the visitors wilted against an inspired, physical Canada side. Canada now needs to just earn a draw in next month's return fixture against the U.S. to advance to the semifinals of the competition. "The first thing that stands out to me, was desire; desire of Canad...
Manchester City Loss At Home 0-2 To Wolve And Chelsea Won 1-4 While Arsenal Won
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Manchester City Loss At Home 0-2 To Wolve And Chelsea Won 1-4 While Arsenal Won

Manchester City lost at home to Wolve 0-2 with both goal coming from Adama Traorein the 80 minutes. They blues are now 8 point behind leaders liverpool. Liverpool won their match against Leicester City at home 2-1. While Chelsea are closer to the top 4 with win over Southampton in a 1-4 win away match with goal coming from Tammy Abraham in 24th minutes, Mason mount in 30 minutes, N’Golo Kante in 40 minutes and Michy Batshuayi in 89 minutes. Arsenal won their game at home 1-0 beating AFC Bournemouth to keep their good form running.
Okey Bakassi Blames Goalkeeper Akpeyi For Super Eagle Loss To Algeria
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Okey Bakassi Blames Goalkeeper Akpeyi For Super Eagle Loss To Algeria

Okey Bakassi blames Super Eagles loss to Algeria in AFCON 2019 semi-finals match on the goalkeeper, Akpeyi. In a video he posted online he said, "I congratulate the super eagle minus the goalkeeper".He urge Nigeria super eagle to go to Benin Republic (Cotonou) and hire tukunbo goalkeeper maybe in the next African Cup of Nation. Watch Video   View this post on Instagram   #OkeyBakassi blames #SuperEagles loss to Algeria in #AFCON2019 semi-finals match on the goalkeeper, Akpeyi. What do you think? A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:41pm PDT
2019 AFCON: Obi Mikel reveals who caused Nigeria’s shock 2-0 loss to Madagascar
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2019 AFCON: Obi Mikel reveals who caused Nigeria’s shock 2-0 loss to Madagascar

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has blamed himself and his teammates for the team’s not-too-good performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt so far. The former Chelsea midfielder admitted that the team should be blamed for the shocking 2-0 loss to Madagascar on Sunday. The loss weakened the faith of Nigerian football fans in the team judging from that when Nigeria won the competition in 1980, 1994 and 2013 the team did not lose any match. Mikel, however, admitted that the team has not been impressive at tournament despite winning their first two games. It was goals from Lalaina Nomenjanahary and Carolus Andriamahitsinoro that condemned Nigeria to their first defeat at the tournament and also losing the group’s top spot. The former Middlesbrough star, who...
MTN Nigeria Grossed N700 Million Loss Due To Server Breakdown
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MTN Nigeria Grossed N700 Million Loss Due To Server Breakdown

MTN Nigeria server crash on Saturday, a regular source stated this may have cost the telecommunication company an estimated loss of N700 million within two hours. It was also claimed that the newly listed company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) contacted the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to review cybercrime which developed N50,000 deduction for 128GB from customers whose phone numbers are linked to their account numbers. Another source said that several MTN customers’ lines who obtained free data via *131*7*5*1*1# were blocked for 24 hours as the company continued to restore its flunked data network.
Remo Stars must learn tough lessons if they’re to realise their potential
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Remo Stars must learn tough lessons if they’re to realise their potential

The Sky Blues gained top flight promotion for the second time, but their managerial change was the beginning of their problems and ultimate downfall Remo Stars' promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League in 2017 was filled with promise, but the road was never going to be easy for them. They ultimately finished rock bottom of the log following a miserable season in which they won just seven matches and were hit with a mammoth 23 loses. Down they went, but it wasn't to be the end.
Anthony Joshua Suffers Shock Loss To Andy Ruiz Jr To Lose World Titles On US debut
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Anthony Joshua Suffers Shock Loss To Andy Ruiz Jr To Lose World Titles On US debut

Anthony Joshua has suffered the first defeat of his professional career in a shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden. Making his US debut at one of boxing’s hallowed venues, Joshua was stunned by the unfancied Ruiz, who sent the Briton to the mat four times en route to becoming the new IBF, WBA (Super) and WBO champion in front of a stunned New York crowd. Ruiz had taken the fight on less than six weeks’ notice following Jarrell Miller’s failed drugs test in what was his second crack at world title gold, having fallen short against Joseph Parker in his only professional defeat. He was dropped by Joshua early in the third round but responded emphatically, dropping the champion twice with the Olympic champion never truly recovering. Joshua came forward with another ...
Nollywood actress Tayo Sobola loses mom
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Nollywood actress Tayo Sobola loses mom

Nollywood actress, Tayo Sobola has taken to social media to announce the loss of her mother on May 30, 2019. It is no news that most mothers go through a lot when it comes to raising their kids. This is why many people often try their best to take care of their mothers as soon as they start earning a living. Sadly, for Nollywood actress, Tayo Sobola however, the time spent with her mother has come to an end. On May 30, she took to her Instagram page to announce the loss of her mother. She shared the sad news with a cute photo of herself with her late mother.
Neymar Punches A Fan After Coupe De France Loss
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Neymar Punches A Fan After Coupe De France Loss

PSG star Neymar may find himself in trouble after punching a fan following his club’s Coupe de France final defeat on Saturday. Paris Saint-Germain lost in his return to the field from injury on Saturday, falling to Rennes in the final of the Coupe de France, 6-5 on penalties after a 2-2 finish. It was a stunning match. The Paris club was comfortably ahead within 35 minutes when Brazilian duo Dani Alves and Neymar had scored to put them 2-0 up. However, Presnel Kimpembe’s own goal followed by Mexer’s header either side of half time took the tie to extra time. Rennes went on to win on penalties. During the medal ceremony after the match, Neymar got into it with what appeared to be a spectator. Other players on PSG looked at this guy as if he had said something that bothered the...
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil Throws Jacket At Coach Unai Emery In Everton Loss
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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil Throws Jacket At Coach Unai Emery In Everton Loss

Arsenal Captain Mesut Ozil threw his jacket at Coach Unai Emery eight minutes after being substituted during the 1-0 loss against Everton, MySportDab reports. Ozil was given the captain's armband for Arsenal's trip to Goodison Park but was frustrated by the Toffees on a torrid afternoon for Unai Emery's men. The German was substituted in the 74th minute after a poor performance, and had a face like thunder upon taking his seat on the bench. Eight minutes after coming off, there was a scrimmage on the touchline when Mustafi clattered into Dominic Calvert-Lewin. The foul caused both sets of coaching staff to come together and, amid it all, Ozil bizarrely hurled his coat towards the unfolding coming together, with Emery in the line of fire. In a fit of rage, the 30-year-old...
Earthquake of Magnitude 5.5 Strikes in Denizli Turkey
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Earthquake of Magnitude 5.5 Strikes in Denizli Turkey

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has struck in Denizli Turkey on Wednesday morning. This was confirmed by Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD). Two aftershocks of magnitude 4.8 and 4.5 were recorded following the earthquake which struck the Acıpayam district at 9:34 a.m. local time at a depth of 11.3 kilometers (7.0 miles). Neighboring provinces of Izmir and Antalya were also disturbed by the earthquake. Speaking to Turkish broadcaster NTV, Mayor of Acıpayam Hulusi Şevkan said: “There is no loss of life or wounded. There are reports that some wooden houses have been damaged.” He also revealed that precautions are being taken to avoid further structural damage resulting from aftershocks.
PREMIER LEAGUE! Angry Sarri Reveals Who Caused Chelsea’s 2 – 0 Loss To Everton
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PREMIER LEAGUE! Angry Sarri Reveals Who Caused Chelsea’s 2 – 0 Loss To Everton

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has blamed his players for the Blues’ 2-0 defeat to Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. Goals from Rcharlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson ensured Everton defeated Chelsea at Goodison Park. Sarri, who refused to take the blame for Chelsea’s disappointing defeat to Everton, questioned his players’ mentality and insisted they would have lost, regardless of what tactics he used. Asked why Chelsea lost, Sarri told Sky Sports: “I don’t know. The player don’t know what happened. At the moment I don’t really explain the change. “We played in my opinion the best first half of the season. We could have scored four or five times. Suddenly we stopped to play. It’s very strange. “We stopped to defend, to counter-attack, to everything. We had only to cont...

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