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Mourinho Reveals who Convinced him to Join Roma
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Mourinho Reveals who Convinced him to Join Roma

New AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, has revealed who convinced him to join the Italian Serie A club. Mourinho said the incredible passion of Roma fans convinced him to accept the job. The Portuguese agreed to a three-year contract with Roma on Tuesday. He will remain at Roma until the 2024 season. The 58-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur coach will assume the position ahead of the 2021-22 season. Speaking after signing the contract, Mourinho told the club’s website, “Thank you to the Friedkin family for choosing me to lead this great club and to be part of their vision. “It’s the same ambition and drive that has always motivated me and together, we want to build a winning project over the upcoming years. “The incredible passion of the Roma fans convinced me to acce...
Europa League: What Solskjaer told Man Utd Players during Half-time of 6-2 Win over
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Europa League: What Solskjaer told Man Utd Players during Half-time of 6-2 Win over

  Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has revealed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told the team to “keep things simple” during half-time of their 6-2 win over Roma in the Europa League on Thursday night. According to Pogba, the team talk left the squad “motivated to score as many goals as possible”. United were 2-1 down at the break, with Lorenzo Pellegrini and Edin Dzeko scoring for the Serie A side, after Bruno Fernandes had netted the opener. However, the Red Devils scored five goals in the second half to win the game 6-2. “In the first half, we made two mistakes and conceded two goals. We were a bit all over the place after the second goal. “At half-time we said let’s do the right things, let’s do simple things. “The manager spoke. We were all motivated t...
Asian Woman, 64, is Stabbed to Death while Walking her Dogs in California
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Asian Woman, 64, is Stabbed to Death while Walking her Dogs in California

An Asian-American woman was stabbed to death while out walking her dogs in Southern California. The incident occurred at around 7.30am local time on Saturday, April 3, in Riverside's La Sierra neighborhood, KTLA reported. The victim, Ke Chieh Meng, 64, suffered multiple stab wounds to her abdomen and was left bleeding on the ground. She was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. The alleged attacker, 23-year-old Darlene Stephanie Montoya, was arrested near the scene and is now facing murder charges. The suspect, Darlene Stephanie Montoya. Meng's death came after a string of random attacks against Asian Americans. However, police said they do not believe that the stabbing was racially motivated. 'There was nothing to suggest that the victim was att...
Eizcloz drops ‘Asaawa’ says I can’t be boxed into one style of music  
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Eizcloz drops ‘Asaawa’ says I can’t be boxed into one style of music  

New talented act, Frank Adomako, who goes by the stage name Eizcloz has dropped, his debut single, ‘Asaawa’. The Canadian-based Afro-fusion act dedicates his smooth mid-tempo song to all beautiful women regardless of their race. Speaking about the song, Eizcloz waxes lyrical about a certain female love interest. He disclosed, “It’s a song about a guy expressing his feelings to a date he hasn’t even met; just generally fantasizing about a love interest”. Produced by Daniel Abaka and Joey 4k, Asaawa is now released to lovers of good music across the world and can be accessed by streaming or download through both local and international digital music platforms. The song is also receiving rotation in radio stations starting from Nigeria and Ghana. Born by a Nigerian and Ghanaian p...
Southgate Warns England Not To Take Lewandowski-less Poland Lightly
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Southgate Warns England Not To Take Lewandowski-less Poland Lightly

England boss Gareth Southgate expects Poland to be highly motivated for Wednesday's World Cup qualifier at Wembley in the absence of captain and leading goalscorer Robert Lewandowski. The Bayern Munich striker sustained a knee injury in Sunday's 3-0 win over Andorra - a game in which he scored twice - and it was confirmed by his club on Tuesday that he will miss the next month. Lewandowski has scored 66 goals in 118 appearances for Poland, including nine goals in his last nine starts in all competitions. But Southgate rejected the notion that England will be boosted by the prolific striker's absence for the clash between Group I's top two seeds. "From our perspective, you're going to have players who are hungry to fill that opportunity," Southgate said at a pre-match news con...
Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder
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Update: Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long formally charged with 8 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, the white man accused of fatally shooting eight people in several Atlanta-area spas has been officially charged with eight counts of murder. According to NBC News, the 21-year-old is also facing an aggravated assault charge over the shooting spree which began on Tuesday, March 16. Long was arrested in southwest Georgia, around 150 miles south of Atlanta, and taken into custody in Crisp County. The first shooting began around 5pm onTuesday, some 30 miles north of Atlanta when five people were shot at a massage parlor, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said. Two of the victims died at the scene. Three were taken to a hospital, where two of them also died, Baker said. About an hour later, Atlanta police responded to calls for a robbe...
Mourinho Spills Discussion with Eric Dier, Identifies Carlos Vinicius Problem
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Mourinho Spills Discussion with Eric Dier, Identifies Carlos Vinicius Problem

  Jose Mourinho has revealed what Tottenham defender, Eric Dier, once told him about players’ performances during the club’s poor run of form. Speaking about his midfielder, Dele Alli during a press conference on Friday, Mourinho said, “One of my players, Eric Dier told me something like ‘individual performances are not very good when the collective performance is not good’. He’s right, that goes in both directions.” Mourinho further explained that “when the team plays well it’s easier for players to perform well and when players perform well the team plays well collectively. “So I agree with Eric and in relation to Dele, when you have players performing as he did, it’s easier for the team to play well and when the team plays well it’s easier for players to perform wel...
Ogoni Clean-Up Is Deceptive, Politically Motivated – Wike
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Ogoni Clean-Up Is Deceptive, Politically Motivated – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the federal government has been playing politics with the Ogoni environment remediation programme recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He noted that Ogoni, having played a pivotal role in the economic development of Rivers State and the country deserves more than what is currently being offered to the area. Wike spoke on Tuesday at Bori, headquarters of Khana local government area of the state, during the commissioning of the 16.06 kilometers dual carriage Sakpenwa-Bori Riad by the Enugu State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The governor urged Ogoni people to stop believing those who use Ogoni clean-up exercise at the turn of election year to deceive them and wondered why clean-up never happens when elections a...
Ronaldo’s Goals and Character Missed at Madrid, Says Modric as Croatian Aims to Finish Career with Real
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Ronaldo’s Goals and Character Missed at Madrid, Says Modric as Croatian Aims to Finish Career with Real

The midfielder has eulogised over the qualities of his former team-mate, who left the Santiago Bernabeu for Juventus in 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo always motivated Real Madrid to win and Los Blancos miss his goals and character, says Luka Modric. Portugal great Ronaldo became Madrid's all-time leading goalscorer during nine prolific and trophy-laden seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu between 2009 and 2018. Madrid sanctioned a big-money sale to Juventus after winning a third Champions League title in as many years, and fourth in five seasons, and Los Blancos stumbled in their first campaign without their talisman in 2018-19.
Wendy Williams And Kevin Hunter Finalise Divorce After 21 Years Of Marriage
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Wendy Williams And Kevin Hunter Finalise Divorce After 21 Years Of Marriage

Williams who was married to Hunter for 21 years filed for divorce in April 2019.  The daytime talk show host and Hunter cited irreconcilable differences as the cause. The duo is each foregoing alimony but Williams agreed to keep a $1million (£761,000) life insurance policy on herself that will go to Hunter should she die. They also agreed to sell their New Jersey home and share those proceeds while Williams will keep their home in Florida while Kevin allegedly doesn’t have to give up any proceeds he made from a house in Morristown, NJ that he once owned but sold. According to court documents obtained by Page Six, Hunter will sign over his shares of Wendy Williams productions to her and that she will get their joint bank account, while he will keep his cars and separate busi...
Politics

I’ve Been Framed but I won’t be Silenced — Shehu Sani reacts to Allegation of Extortion

  Former Senator, Shehu Sani has officially reacted to allegation of collecting money from Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors which he allegedly promised to pass on to the acting chairman of the EFCC Ibrahim Magu, to influence an investigation, and also allegedly asking for more money to bribe the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko and some other judges to influence the outcome of a court case. In a statement released on Friday after his two houses were searched by operatives of the anti-graft agency, Sani alleged that his arrest is politically motivated as he also denied trying to bribe the CJN. He also accused the Federal Government of trying to use the bribery story to shut him up after he became a critic of the Buhari-led administration. The statement read; ...
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Orji Kalu’s Conviction Politically Motivated – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has described Senator Orji Uzor Kalu's ill- advised conviction over alleged fraud and money laundering as politically motivated. Kanu in a statement made available to Igbere TV on Thursday said he warned Sen. Kalu that the northerners do not love the Igbos. He said this is because of the pathological hatred Alimajiris have towards Biafrans (Igbos especially) because their industry and ingenuity expose their mediocrity. He, however, described Kalu as one who is committed to one Nigeria. The statement reads, "I warned him when he came to see me in Kuje Prison that those illiterate unity begging Alimajiris from the desert don't love him but he wouldn't listen." "I warned him that Fulani caliphate will ...
Renowned Congolese Pastor Paul Mukendi found guilty of sexual assaults in Canada
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Renowned Congolese Pastor Paul Mukendi found guilty of sexual assaults in Canada

Paul Mukendi, the renowned Congolese Pastor of Parole de Vie evangelical church in Quebec, Canada, has been found guilty of a 9-count charge of sexual assaults.   His victim, a 31-year-old woman who came into his care after his mother “gave her as an offering” to him when she was still an under-aged teenager, had accused him of sexually assaulting her for 14 years (2002 to 2016).   While Pastor Paul Mukendi claimed that the victim is “motivated by financial gain” and fabricated the entire story, she stood her ground as the trial began on June 4.     The Congolese Pastor was found guilty by the Jury, as other women came forward with their own claims about being sexually abused. Judge Jean-François Émond who denied his lawyer's request for him to ...
Okorocha In A Real Thug Of War With Oshiomhole For This Shocking Thing
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Okorocha In A Real Thug Of War With Oshiomhole For This Shocking Thing

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hunting him after he ensured his emergence as chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). “There is nothing personal between me and Adams Oshiomhole other than the fact that he is part and parcel of this high level of conspiracy to bring down Rochas politically,” Okorocha said at a news conference in Abuja. “What is painful is that Adam Oshiomhole that I literarily put into this position.” Okorocha’s grievance with the leadership of the ruling party started in the build-up to the last general election when his anointed candidate Uche Nwosu lost the Imo State governorship candidate ticket to Senator Hope Uzodinma. Unsatisfied with the party’s candidacy, Okorocha campaigned for Nwosu who defected to Actio...
NUJ Decries alleged Political Victimisation of members
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NUJ Decries alleged Political Victimisation of members

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Sokoto State Chapter, has decried alleged political victimisation of its members by the state media. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Union members unanimously condemned the development in a communique issued at the end of its congress on Saturday in Sokoto. The NUJ alleged that the state media organisation was carrying out rampant transfers of its members for voting the candidates of their choice during the 2019 general elections in the state. “We will not under any circumstance, accept such politically motivated victimisation of NUJ members; and it is totally condemnable. “As such, we wish to categorically urge the state government to reverse its decision for the overall development of the state,” i...
Pepe, Mane Blow Hot Ahead of Clash
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Pepe, Mane Blow Hot Ahead of Clash

Porto defender, Pepe has sent out warning to Liverpool ahead of both sides’ clash in the Champions League quarter-final first leg tie on Tuesday night. Pepe warned Jurgen Klopp’s men that his side “are going to do their job” when they tackle Liverpool at Anfield. The 36-year-old former Real Madrid center-back believes Porto have what it takes to beat the Reds in front of their home fans. “We know we have a very difficult task, against a strong team [Liverpool] who play in the style of their coach,” Pepe told UEFA. “But we have to be ourselves, we have to be the same team we have been in this Champions League campaign, a cohesive team that fight for everything, looking for a positive result, looking to score goals – being ourselves. “We have to respect Liverpool, who are ...
Buhari greets Olagunju at 60
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Buhari greets Olagunju at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to Mr Waheed Olagunju, former Acting Managing Director of Bank of Industry Limited and Executive Director of Small and Medium Enterprises on his 60th birthday, April 7th, 2019. The President, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, celebrated with all family members, friends and associates of Olagunju. Buhari congratulated him for always making himself available for service to the nation and humanity, which is centrally motivated by his fear of God and sense of patriotism. President Buhari commended the former Acting Managing Director of Bank of Industry for playing a significant role in supporting the vision of diversifying the Nigerian economy through innovative and actionable ideas that trans...
Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police
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Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police

The Nigerian Police has once again assured that its officers are properly motivated and trained to conduct themselves professionally during the general elections that kicks off tomorrow. 'Our officers are properly mobilized, trained & adequately motivated to act professionally in the elections. Election Duty Allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary account. We won't disappoint the Nigerian people' the IG said today. He added that, 'any citizen that intends to offer himself/herself to be used negatively as cannon folders for political actors should either have a rethink or be ready to face the consequences. We will deal decisively with elements that attempt to test our will by engaging in electoral offences'.
Neymar Wants To Return To Barca
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Neymar Wants To Return To Barca

Neymar regrets his decision to leave Barcelona for PSG and is desperate to return to the Nou Camp at the end of the season, according to a new report in Spain. Mundo Deportivo claims that the Brazilian has offered to rejoin the Spanish giants ‘several times’ already and that a big-money deal is ‘not impossible’. Neymar is said to have grown tired with life in Paris and wants to move back to Barcelona – and be reunited with Lionel Messi. Mundo Deportivo say that his relationship with the Argentine is a key factor, as are his friendships with the likes of Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic. Neymar is said to regard Barca as ‘his club’ and he has not been motivated by playing in Ligue 1, with PSG already eight points clear at the top of the table. The French champions were easily beaten by Re...
UK Bans Nigerian Doctor Pestering His Patients With Love Advances
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UK Bans Nigerian Doctor Pestering His Patients With Love Advances

Dr Chris Uzoh, 40, tried to woo one of his patients with flowers and messages He sent her text messages after getting her number from her medical records Dr Uzoh, from Cheshire, has been banned from practicing in the UK for a year A family doctor who tried to woo a patient with flowers and cheesy chat-up lines after bragging about being a 'good-looking guy' has been banned from practising in the UK for one year. Dr Chris Uzoh, 40, spent six weeks pestering the woman to try and get a date and told her that he had 'huge earning potential'. He also claimed to be 'the best in his medical school' as well as having written 'several well cited scientific publications'. Dr Uzoh, who is a GP from Great Sankey, near Warrington, Cheshire, also sent her 20 text messages after getting...

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