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I Don Open My Crase For the Year – Davido Says As He Blasts His Cousin, Dele Adeleke Again
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I Don Open My Crase For the Year – Davido Says As He Blasts His Cousin, Dele Adeleke Again

Nigerian musician, David Adeleke aka Davido has taken to social media to call out his cousin, Dele Adeleke again over his ambition to become governor of Osun State. Davido on Wednesday condemned the politician for writing about his mother’s death in an article relating to his political ambition. The award-winning singer in a series of posts on his Twitter account claimed that his cousin employed people to write about him (Davido), though he does not care about his action. He wrote: Because of your ambition you have your people write about me (which I don't care ) but to include the death of my mother in an article ... same woman that raised you ...  @deleadeleke001  ok na .. Folded hands Dele God will  reward you The truth hurt you that much you had to go that low to men...
Three days after withdrawal, soldiers return to Ondo prisons
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Three days after withdrawal, soldiers return to Ondo prisons

Three days after the Nigerian Army suddenly withdrew its personnel from Correctional Centres across Ondo State, the soldiers have returned. The return of the soldiers was disclosed by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Saturday night. Akeredolu, had on Wednesday, raised the alarm over the action of the soldiers after he expressed worries that the move could encourage jailbreak. According to the Governor, who described the return as a welcome development, the Nigerian Army has allowed good reasoning to prevail in the interest of the people. While stressing that the initial withdrawal of the personnel from the Correctional Centres was an aberration and an undue security risk, Akeredolu in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Richard Olatunde, said the security of lives a...
Official: Ighalo ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations
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Official: Ighalo ruled out of Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the Afcon 2019 top scorer will be out of Cameroon 2021 Odion Ighalo has been ruled out of Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Cameroon, Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed. In a statement released by the football ruling body, the former Manchester United striker will play no part at the 33rd edition of the African football showpiece. “Forward Odion Ighalo is no longer expected as a result of issues with his Saudi Arabian club,” part of the statement read.
Tacha knocks Ghanaian singer, Wendy Shay, after she tried to start another Nigeria-Ghana fight by saying successful female Ghanaian celebs date upcoming Nigerian celebrities but Nigerians won’t do same
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Tacha knocks Ghanaian singer, Wendy Shay, after she tried to start another Nigeria-Ghana fight by saying successful female Ghanaian celebs date upcoming Nigerian celebrities but Nigerians won’t do same

Tacha has knocked Ghanaian singer Wendy Shay for a divisive statement she made about Nigerian and Ghanaian celebrities. Amid the fight started by Shatta Wale  who accused Nigerian stars of not supporting Ghanaian artistes, Wendy took to Twitter to claim that its the same in the dating scene. She said established female Ghanaian celebrities agree to date upcoming male Nigerian celebrities but no established female Nigerian celebrity will ever date an upcoming Ghanaian celebrity. Her tweet hit its intended mark as a number of Ghanians replied to blast Nigerians, while some others Ghanaian defended Nigerians, saying you can't force love. Tacha then hit back at Wendy Shay for her statement. The Nigerian reality star wrote: "What is this? lool is this really suppose to come...
Nigeria loses N499.29bn as Twitter ban hits 200 days
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Nigeria loses N499.29bn as Twitter ban hits 200 days

The Nigerian economy has incurred N499.29bn losses since the microblogging app, Twitter, was shut down by the Federal government on June 4, 2021. According to the NetBlocks Cost of Shutdown Tool, Nigeria’s economy loses N104.02m ($250,600) every hour to the ban on Twitter. It has been 4,800 hours (200 days) since the social networking site was blocked. The Federal Government on June 4 announced the suspension of Twitter after the social media platform deleted a tweet by President Buhari. The suspension came with a directive to telecommunication companies to block access to Twitter for their subscribers. While giving his Independence Day speech, Buhari hinted that the ban would continue until Twitter registered in Nigeria, had a physical presence, and representation. Recently, the ...
My religion forbids it – Mompha clarifies relationship with Bobrisky
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My religion forbids it – Mompha clarifies relationship with Bobrisky

Popular Nigerian socialite has warned cross-dresser, Bobrisky to stop mentioning his name in his fight with Tonto Dikeh. Bobrisky and Tonto Dikeh have been at loggerheads lately and have taken to social media to expose each other’s secrets. Bobrisky, in one of his responses where he described his ex-bestie, Tonto Dikeh as ‘Broke’, wrote that Mompha gave the latter the sum of N300,000. Mompha, who seemed unpleased with such information, took to his Instagram page on Saturday, clarifying his relationship with Bobrisky. According to him, he only met Bobrisky twice and has no relationship with him, as his faith as a Muslim forbids him from associating with homosexuals. Mompha, therefore, warned Bobrisky to stop mentioning his name in his fight with Tonto Dikeh and any other indi...
COAS urges new recruits to discharge duties effectively
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COAS urges new recruits to discharge duties effectively

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya has charged 4,000 newly-recruited soldiers of the Nigerian Army to put national interest over their personal interests as they discharge their duties effectively Onyema Nwachukwu, Brigadier General Director Army Public Relations, in a statement Saturday, said the COAS gave the charge during the Passing Out Parade (POP) of 81 Regular Recruits Intake at the Depot Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna state. He said the COAS who was the Special Guest of Honour and Reviewing Officer of the POP further Congratulated the young soldiers for the successful completion of their training. He said the training of recruits into the Nigerian Army (NA) is in fulfilment of Army Headquarters Training Directives in line with his vision to have ”A Professi...
ASUU threatens another Industrial action
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ASUU threatens another Industrial action

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to go on another strike action following the failure of the Federal government to implement the memorandum of Action they reached in 2020. ASUU members in the North East held a meeting in Adamawa state on Sunday, December 12, where they appealed to Nigerians to lend their voices to the calls to the Federal government to implement the memorandum of action they reached for them to call off its 9-months old strike in December 2020. The union said Nigerians should blame the Federal government if it embarks on a fresh round of strike action as it may be difficult to resolve the lingering issues with the government. ''It would be very uncharitable for Nigerians to blame ASUU this time around. ASUU is the only ...
Should Super Eagles retain their trust in Iwobi?
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Should Super Eagles retain their trust in Iwobi?

The midfielder is a player who divides opinion across Nigerian fans for a number of reasons Alex Iwobi is yet to grab an opportunity on the big stage as he faded out of the team at Arsenal and remains on the periphery of things in his third season on Merseyside with Everton. The midfielder has characteristically underperformed alongside many of Rafa Benitez’s players during a devastating injury crisis to several of their key players. His versatility also sometimes exacerbates a chance to make a spot undeniably his. The 25-year-old scored his one Premier League goal this season against Wolves which proved to be the club’s Goal of The Month due to the mere fact it was the only one scored in November.
Video of a Nigerian female secondary school student smoking in class as others played ludo goes viral
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Video of a Nigerian female secondary school student smoking in class as others played ludo goes viral

A video of a Nigerian female secondary school student smoking in class as others played ludo, has gone viral after being shared online. Philanthropist Kokun who shared the video online, revealed that the school is located in one of the South-West states as the students were speaking Yoruba. Wondering what the solution is to the increasing "school problem" recorded in the country, Kokun further asked if anyone has considered home-schooling. He wrote; This is def a school in Southwest Nigeria( most of them speaking Yoruba) See as the students chill playing ludo and smoking cigarettes. . Has anyone considered home schooling for their children? What's the solution to all the increasing school problems ?
Ugochukwu scores first senior goal as Rennes trounce St. Etienne
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Ugochukwu scores first senior goal as Rennes trounce St. Etienne

The French youth international of Nigerian descent scored his first goal for the Rennais in their victory over the Greens Lesley Ugochukwu scored his maiden goal for Rennes senior team as they walloped St. Etienne 5-0 in Sunday’s Ligue 1 fixture. Making his third appearance for the Rennais in the 2021-22 campaign, the 17-year-old came off the bench to score his team’s fifth goal in the Greens rout. Heading into the encounter staged at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, the visitors were hoping to bounce back from their 2-1 home defeat to Lille their last time out.  
80% of Nigerian music are noisy, meaningless and toxic – Bisi Alimi
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80% of Nigerian music are noisy, meaningless and toxic – Bisi Alimi

Bisi Alimi took to his Instastoies today to share his thoughts on the Nigerian music industry. According to him, 80% of Nigerian music are noisy, meaningless, and toxic. The gay rights activist inferred that the quality of music is why Nigerians are ''noisy, meaningless and toxic." According to him. the remaining 20% of meaningful music do not interest Nigerians because they are not "emotionally intelligent to appreciate good music." Read his posts below...  
Aribo scores as Rangers hit Dundee for three
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Aribo scores as Rangers hit Dundee for three

The Nigerian midfielder capped an impressive display with a goal as the Gers saw off the Dark Blues Nigeria international Joe Aribo was on target as Rangers subdued Dundee 3-0 in Saturday’s Scottish Premiership encounter. Still basking in the euphoria of their 1-0 triumph over Hibernian last time out, Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s team put up an impressive performance to silence the visitors at the Ibrox Stadium. Rangers started the game with great strength, with the first real opportunity falling the way of Zambia’s Fashion Sakala but he narrowly missed the target.
Poverty Will Multiply if Nigeria Breaks Up – Osinbajo
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Poverty Will Multiply if Nigeria Breaks Up – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that poverty will be on the increase if Nigerian breaks up. Osinbajo said this while receiving a delegation of the Muhammadu Buhari Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday December 2. Maintaining that the security challenges in the country would be resolved in due course and that Nigeria would be stronger and greater, the Vice President added that the unity of the country is important for everyone. He said; “We must never relent in ensuring that we keep to the ideals of the country and we don’t lose sight of what we are trying to achieve here. “Mr President has always remained steadfast and focused on resolving the problems of the country beginning with security… he is a steady hand, he is unf...
Watford star Dennis equals Deeney’s Premier League record with goal against Chelsea
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Watford star Dennis equals Deeney’s Premier League record with goal against Chelsea

The Nigeria striker scored the Hornets' only goal but it was not enough to grab maximum points at home Emmanuel Dennis has become the first Watford player to score in three Premier League games in a row since February 2017. The 24-year-old scored Watford's only goal in their 2-1 defeat against Chelsea on Wednesday. Dennis overcame an injury scare after he was substituted in the Hornets' 4-2 loss against Leicester City on Sunday. He then featured against Thomas Tuchel's side in midweek.  
An environment where everyone is afraid to talk because they won’t call them for jobs – Boma slams Nigeria then calls Nigerians “jobless”
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An environment where everyone is afraid to talk because they won’t call them for jobs – Boma slams Nigeria then calls Nigerians “jobless”

Boma Akpore has called out Nigerians. He said Nigeria is an environment where people are afraid to talk or express themselves for fear they won't be given jobs. He then added his location, Brooklyn, New York, and thanked God for "growth and options". He also called out Nigerians, writing: "Nigerians and misery na 5 & 6". He said he needs to be paid by President Buhari for keeping "this jobless Nigerians busy".
Nigerian music producer, Big Daddy Jayy, 28, dies from Covid-19 complications
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Nigerian music producer, Big Daddy Jayy, 28, dies from Covid-19 complications

Nigerian music producer, Big Daddy Jayy has died at the age of 28. Jayy, whose birth name is Victor Chujor-Idowu, died on Saturday,  November 20, from Covid-19 complications.   Friends have taken to various platforms to mourn him.   They referred to him as the "leader of the new school hiphop in Nigeria." See posts mourning him below.
International Men’s Day: Stop producing children you can’t train – Nigerians warned
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International Men’s Day: Stop producing children you can’t train – Nigerians warned

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark this year’s International Men’s Day, health experts have cautioned couples against producing children they can’t cater for. International Men’s Day is marked every November 19 to celebrate positive male role models and to raise awareness of men’s issues. Speaking at a one-day rally organized by Marie Stopes Nigeria, to sensitize men on the need for family planning, some health experts avowed that many children are still victims of various forms of abuses such as child marriages, sexual violence, abduction of children, molestation, child labour, and neglect, because their parents do not adequately provide for them. Dr. Kingsley Odogwu, a vasectomy surgeon, told newsmen that following the soaring cost of living in contemporary Nigeria,...
Lawan advises Nigerian leaders to emulate Goodluck Jonathan
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Lawan advises Nigerian leaders to emulate Goodluck Jonathan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has urged Nigerian leaders to emulate former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Yobe Senator urged politicians to be honest, selfless and continue to work for the unity of the country. Lawan spoke on Friday at the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation’s policy dialogue themed: “Democracy and unity of state.’’ The lawmaker stressed the need for office holders to be open to the people and in their dealings. “When political leaders allow for suspicion between and among themselves, those at the grassroots will behave the same way,’’ he said. Lawan described Jonathan as a leader that believed in the oneness , progress and development of Nigeria and Africa. “There are many of us here who are not of the PDP. This, to me, is a clear testimony of one fact that y...
Man Shares Grass to Grace Story of How He Became A Rich And Proud Owner of Mega Fashion Store in Lagos
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Man Shares Grass to Grace Story of How He Became A Rich And Proud Owner of Mega Fashion Store in Lagos

A Nigerian man has revealed how God made him achieve his dreams of owning a mega store within 5 years. The man named Obaze took to Twitter to reflect on his humble beginnings years ago with throwback and present day photos. According to Obaze, it took him 5 years to get to where he is as he announced of his store's grand opening in Lagos on Twitter. He wrote on his page; “Took 5 Years to get here, I’m super Proud of how far I’ve come and I thank God for the growth, This is Just the beginning. ObazeLuxury opens December 4th Invitation is Open to everybody” Refer to his post below:
Terrorists will overrun Nigeria if urgent steps aren’t taken to address insecurity – Governor Ortom warns
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Terrorists will overrun Nigeria if urgent steps aren’t taken to address insecurity – Governor Ortom warns

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to step up efforts to address insecurity saying Nigerians are “under siege” and if urgent steps are not taken, “terrorists would overrun the country in no distant time”.   The governor, while speaking with journalists on Tuesday, November 16, in Abuja, said over 1,700 persons have been killed in Benue since Buhari became president.   He said about 1.5 million persons are still in camps for internally displaced person (IDPs) across Benue with no hope of returning to their ancestral homes anytime soon.   He said as a “patriotic Nigerian”, he had to speak out against any threat to the country’s sovereignty, stating that those keeping silent in the face of evil perpetrate...
Lekki Shooting: Amnesty Int’l Reacts To Lagos Judicial Panel Report
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Lekki Shooting: Amnesty Int’l Reacts To Lagos Judicial Panel Report

Amnesty International has maintained that Nigerian soldiers killed innocent protesters at Lekki tollgate. AI was reacting to the report released by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters. The panel in its report disclosed that not less than eleven people were killed at the Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel disclosed this in its report submitted to the Lagos State Government on Monday. The panel in the report titled, ‘Report of Lekki Incident Investigation Of 20th October 2020’, noted at least 48 protesters were either shot dead, injured with bullet wounds or assaulted by soldiers. Reacting to the development, the human rights group said the panel report has confirmed its ...
Mamador Rewards Nigerian Olympics and Paralympics team with N6.5 million
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Mamador Rewards Nigerian Olympics and Paralympics team with N6.5 million

Premium food brand, Mamador, produced by PZ Wilmar, rewarded Nigerian Olympic and Paralympic medallists from the 2020 Tokyo Games with a total of N6.5 million. The ceremony kicked off with the Managing Director, PZ Wilmar, Ipsit Chakrabarti sharing his delight and pleasure in the business hosting the team as it is their way of celebrating and appreciating the athletes’ service and contribution to the greatness of the nation. https://www.instagram.com/p/CWVY-1aLQ31/?utm_medium=copy_link The event had in attendance the PZ Wilmar team, CP Anderson Bankole, Vice president Paralympic Committee in Nigeria, Coach Akun Purity (represent Blessing Oborududu), Opeyemi Fayemi (represent Ese Brume) and the Paralympics team and coaches: Ugwunwa Flora, Omolayo Bose, Lat...
Drama As Nigerian Couple Insist That They Will Not Have A Reception After Their Wedding
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Drama As Nigerian Couple Insist That They Will Not Have A Reception After Their Wedding

Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian activist, has shared her husband's experience from attending a wedding where the couple insisted that they will not have a reception. The activist revealed that the couple's family fought against the decision but they stood their ground. Aisha further revealed that after the wedding ceremony, the couple gave their guests a bag with food, water, soft drinks and a souvenir. Below is her tweet:
Liberia vs Nigeria: Real reason Ighalo returned to Super Eagles
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Liberia vs Nigeria: Real reason Ighalo returned to Super Eagles

Odion Ighalo has returned to the Nigerian national team after talks with head coach Gernot Rohr. The 32-year-old had announced his retirement in July 2019, after finishing as top scorer at the Africa Cup of Nations that year. Ighalo had initially threatened to retire after Nigerians blamed him for the Super Eagles’ exit from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The former Watford and Manchester United star missed some chances in the final group match against Argentina, which later cost the team as they lost 2-1. Following the game, he received threats and insults on his Instagram page, which forced him to lock his comments section. However, he was talked out of quitting by Rohr and President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick. Rohr had been in talks with I...
Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set
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Actor Gideon Okeke Injured On Movie Set

Nigerian actor, Gideon Okeke has sustained injuries on a set of a movie. The Tinsel star made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. According to Gideon, he twisted his wrist and bumped his head while carrying out a stunt. “Filming Episode 1. Twisted My wrist and bumped My head for real on this… So from here on out, everything you watch going forward, Gideon is in real pains,” he wrote in parts.
Singer, Joeboy Speaks Up After Being Accused Of Encouraging Alcoholism In Hit Song
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Singer, Joeboy Speaks Up After Being Accused Of Encouraging Alcoholism In Hit Song

Since the time that Nigerian singer, Joseph Akinfenwa-Donus, aka Joeboy, released the hit song, Alcohol, it has been greeted with diverse reactions, with some being of the opinion that it encourages alcoholism. However, in an interview with an online platform, Genius, Joeboy stated that that was not his intention. He said, “Being tipsy inspired ‘Alcohol’.There are different challenges in life; it never ends. There is always something one needs to fix or solve. I am not encouraging alcoholism in any way but I understand that people need breaks but trying to run away from one’s problems won’t fix them at the end of the day.” Sharing his thoughts on the success of the song, he said, “It is really special for me, seeing how big the song is becoming and how big it is going to get. It w...
Wow! Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Gifts His Wife N20 Million On Her Birthday (Video)
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Wow! Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin Gifts His Wife N20 Million On Her Birthday (Video)

Popular Nigerian cleric, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin has surprised his wife with an amazing gift on her birthday. Social media went agog on Friday, October 29 as the famous clergyman surprised his wife, Prophetess Anthonia Fufenyin, with 20M naira gift as she marked her birthday. Out of excitement, the man's wife screamed and almost 'fainted'. Below is a video of the prophet surprising his wife.
Former Nigerian midfielder Sylvanus Okpala speaks against Ighalo’s possible return to Super Eagles
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Former Nigerian midfielder Sylvanus Okpala speaks against Ighalo’s possible return to Super Eagles

Former Nigerian midfielder, Sylvanus Okpala has kicked against Odion Ighalo’s possible return to Super Eagles three years after his retirement from international football. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr recently confirmed that the that Al-Shabab forward is in his provisional squad for Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Cape Verde and Liberia. According to Rohr, he decided to recall Ighalo because of his leadership, and is waiting for the 32-year-old striker to accept the invitation. Reacting to his Ighalo's possible return, Okpala who was once an assistant coach to late coach Stephen Keshi in the National team, said the team and Nigeria as a whole have younger players that can fit in the position that Ighalo will be coming to occupy. “If I am the coach, I will not let ...
“Sex tapes don’t just leak, most times they are intentionally released by those involved” – Nigerian Catholic priest writes
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“Sex tapes don’t just leak, most times they are intentionally released by those involved” – Nigerian Catholic priest writes

Nigerian Catholic priest, Rev, Fr. Kelvin Ugwu has said that sex tapes don’t just leak but are most times intentionally released under the guise of "leaked" for reason best known to those involved.   The Malawi based clergy, who stated this on Friday, October 29, as part of his "Mtchwww series,'' also said that it is shameful that many people are obsessed with watching dirty things other people do.   "So because there was a 'leaked' sex tape online, that was why you were seen on every comments and blog sites looking for who has it so you could watch. . .Mtchwww!," he wrote.   Does it not look shameful to you that you are obsessed with watching the dirty things other people do? Now that you have finished watching it, how does it make you feel? A simple temptat...
Tiwa Savage risks losing endorsement deals over sex tape scandal
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Tiwa Savage risks losing endorsement deals over sex tape scandal

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage may lose some endorsements and her public image damaged as she battles a scandal which has sparked up controversy on social media. On Wednesday, social media was agog, following the release of a sex-tape allegedly involving the singer and her boyfriend. Though Tiwa is yet to confirm or deny whether she is the one captured in the video, she had earlier in an interview with American OAP, Angie Martinez of Power 105.1, raised the alarm that she was being blackmailed by an unknown person with a sex tape She had expressed concerns about what the blackmailer could do with the clip even as she claimed that the video was accidentally posted on Snapchat by her lover, who immediately deleted it. Although she maintained that she would not pay a dime to...
Nigerian military finally confirms death of ISWAP leader, Abu Musab Al-Barnawi
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Nigerian military finally confirms death of ISWAP leader, Abu Musab Al-Barnawi

The Nigerian military has finally confirmed the death of vicious Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu Musab Al-Barnawi. LIB reported in September that Al-Barnawi who is the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who was also killed by security forces in 2009, was killed in Borno state. Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor confirmed his death on Thursday October 14, during the ministerial briefing organised by the presidential communications team at the Presidential Villa , Abuja. Irabor said; “I can authoritatively confirm to you that Abu Musab is dead. As simple as that. He is dead and remains dead." Al-Barnawi was announced as the leader of Islamic State (IS) militant group's West African affiliate, Boko Haram in 2016. Prior to this, late Abu...
Somedays I wake up feeling so generous to invite different women to my place so I can give them orga*ms with nothing attached -Temmie Ovwasa
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Somedays I wake up feeling so generous to invite different women to my place so I can give them orga*ms with nothing attached -Temmie Ovwasa

Nigerian singer, Temmie Ovwasa, who is always open about her sexuality as a Lesbian, has taken to her Twitter page to express how she sometimes feels when she wakes up. According to her, somedays she finds herself feeling so generous to send exclusive invites to women to come to her place so she can give them orgasms with nothing attached. Read what she wrote below... Somedays I wake up feeling so generous I almost send out exclusive invites for women to come to my place so I can give them orgasms with nothing attached. Just come, cum on my face, and leave, I'm honoured to worship at your throne My Lord. Use me.  
NAFDAC warns against consumption of Able Groupe’s infant formulas
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NAFDAC warns against consumption of Able Groupe’s infant formulas

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stop consuming and distributing infant formulas manufactured by Able Groupe. The formulas were said to have insufficient iron levels and did not meet up other requirements of the US Food and Drug Administration (US-FDA). NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, disclosed that the agency received the information from the US-FDA. A US-based company, Able Groupe’s recalled products sold under the brand names HiPP, Holle, Bioland and Kendamil. An embargo was placed on the formulas because the pre-market notifications had not been submitted to the FDA. NAF advised Nigerians to avoid HiPP comfort milk formula, HiPP Dutch stage 1 combiotic Infant milk formula, HiPP HA Germany hypoa...
Awoniyi sinks former club Mainz with brace in Union Berlin win
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Awoniyi sinks former club Mainz with brace in Union Berlin win

The Nigerian striker scored two second-half goals as the Iron Ones secured a comeback victory over Bo Svensson's 05ers Taiwo Awoniyi scored a second-half brace as Union Berlin silenced his former club Mainz FC in a German elite division encounter on Sunday. Still baking in the euphoria of their 3-1 victory over Maccabi Haifa in Thursday’s Uefa Europa Conference League fixtures, the Iron Ones travelled to the MEWA Arena. There, they were hoping to extend their winning streak in all competitions, while the hosts aspired to return to winning ways following a 1-0 away defeat at Bayer Leverkusen.  
Buhari govt protecting Fulanis, only achieved Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho’s arrest – Yoruba group
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Buhari govt protecting Fulanis, only achieved Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho’s arrest – Yoruba group

Yoruba One Voice (YOV) has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari administration is protecting the “Fulani agenda”. The organization accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of spreading misery, insecurity, and continued asset-stripping of the economies of Southern states in favour of the North. The Secretary General, Sina Okanlomo issued a statement on Friday in commemoration of the one year anniversary of YOV’s 2020 global rally for actualisation of Yoruba Nation. Okanlomo dismissed the October 1 Independence Day broadcast by the President wherein he announced that some financiers of secessionists, Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho had been identified. YOV said the major highlights of the Buhari administration were “the inhumane kidnapping, torture and illegal ret...
Six recent controversies that shook Nigerian entertainment industry
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Six recent controversies that shook Nigerian entertainment industry

The Nigerian entertainment industry has been engulfed with controversies that shocked fans and made headlines in the past few months. From divorces to allegation of cheating, fights among celebrities, and rape scandal, controversies continue to sell the industry. Celebrities are susceptible to controversy, either through their recklessness or from just being famous. DAILY POST highlights six recent controversial news that made headlines and shook the industry. 1. Annie Idibia and Tuface marriage crisis Fans of legendary singer, Tuface Idibia were utterly shocked on September 3rd as Annie Idibia called out her husband on social media for sleeping at his ex-lover, Pero’s house, thereby disrespecting her and their marriage. This escalated quickly as Tuface’ brother, Charles ...
Politician Shina Peller ponders on how to get Nigerian youth to replicate the drive and commitment they have for BBNaija in the 2023 general elections
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Politician Shina Peller ponders on how to get Nigerian youth to replicate the drive and commitment they have for BBNaija in the 2023 general elections

Politician and club owner, Shina Peller, shared the photo above on his Instagram page, stating that he is thinking of how to get Nigerian youths to have the same drive they have for reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, for the 2023 general elections. According to him, the 2023 elections will afford Nigerians the opportunity to reset the country as there would be no incumbent President on the ballot papers. He wrote ''Me thinking of how I can get the youth to replicate the drive and commitment they have for Big Brother 9ja to the 2023 general elections. That election would offer us an opportunity to take the destiny of our nation into our hands. There would be no incumbent President on the ballot. It’s a reset period for Nigeria!!! I think we can achieve it because nothing is ...
Davido breaks silence on death of photographer, Fortune
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Davido breaks silence on death of photographer, Fortune

Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has finally spoken on the death of his personal photographer, Fortune. Fortune died a few days ago after he reportedly drowned while shooting. On his Instagram page, Davido expressed sadness over the death of Fortune who he described as one of his closest confidants. He wrote: I can’t believe you’re gone since we met you never left my side. You really were all about me like nothing else mattered. “I can’t believe you didn’t give me the chance to fulfil the rest of my promises to you. My heart is so heavy right now but I’m just grateful I met you. “You went from a complete stranger to one of my most closest confidants. “You truly were the best kid. I’m so grateful we got to travel the world and create so many iconic moments with you. “You...
‘His athletic strength can be devastating’ – Osimhen is Lukaku’s ‘heir’, says Zola
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‘His athletic strength can be devastating’ – Osimhen is Lukaku’s ‘heir’, says Zola

The Italian football great has compared the Nigerian frontman and the Chelsea star ahead of the Parthenopeans’ clash with Sampdoria   Victor Osimhen’s athletic strength can be devastating, according to Gianfranco Zola, who has described the Napoli striker as Romelu Lukaku’s "heir". The Nigeria international took his tally for the season to three in four matches after finding the net in the Parthenopeans’ 4-0 triumph over Udinese on Monday night. Prior to his effort against the White and Blacks, Osimhen had gotten a brace as Luciano Spalletti’s men played out a 2-2 draw with Leicester City in a Uefa Europa Cup fixture.
Ban of Okagbere, others at Olympics: Reps to probe sports ministry, summons Sunday Dare
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Ban of Okagbere, others at Olympics: Reps to probe sports ministry, summons Sunday Dare

The House of Representatives has resolved to probe the ban of Blessing Okagbere and nine other Nigerian Olympians for failed dope tests during the Tokyo Olympics. Following a motion by Lawrence Ayeni, the House resolved to summon the Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare to appear before the Committee on Sports. In his motion, Ayeni said the government has failed to improve the status of Nigeria on the doping ranking. “Huge funds being made available yearly for the Regulatory Agencies in the Sports sector, adequate efforts have not been made to get Nigeria into the category where they would be deemed to have made significant improvements in anti-doping tests,” he said. The committee was mandated to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the failed doping test to fo...
No Nigerian music award has given me one award” Black Face talks being blacklisted by the music industry/media, beef with Tuface, and his failed marriage
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No Nigerian music award has given me one award” Black Face talks being blacklisted by the music industry/media, beef with Tuface, and his failed marriage

Black Face has granted an interview to talk about the lack of support he has received from the media and the music industry. He revealed during an interview with Chude Jidonwo that he has never received one single award from any Nigerian music award organiser. He also addressed the claim that he's jealous of Tuface Idibia, his former Plantashun Boiz group member. Black Face said that right from when they were growing up, Tuface was everyone's favourite. He added that people are bound to have issues with each other but having issues with someone doesn't mean you are jealous of them. He also spoke about his relationship status. He revealed he was married and the union produced two kids but they are now separated and the kids are with their mother. He disclosed that he has ...
Nigerian national arrested with drugs in India
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Nigerian national arrested with drugs in India

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a suspected Nigerian drug trafficker during a raid in Goa, India, an official said on Tuesday, September 7. The Nigerian identified as David Chibuike Chisom alias Eze Chukwebuka Joshua, was nabbed near a hotel in Arpora on Calangute-Mapusa Road in North Goa on Monday night. During a search, the team recovered 11 blots of LSD (commercial quantity) and intermediate quantity of cocaine from the accused. “Upon receiving inputs that a Nigerian national named David is involved in supplying various drugs like LSD, coke, ecstasy etc in and around Parra and Arpora area, the NCB had launched a special drive for identification of David from the last two days”, said Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director, NCB, Mumbai and Goa.
Cross-dresser, Jay Boogie Flashes “Growing b*obs” as he talks about Misogyny
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Cross-dresser, Jay Boogie Flashes “Growing b*obs” as he talks about Misogyny

Jay Boogie, a Nigerian cross-dresser who identifies as a transgender has flashed his 'growing boobs' in a see-through top, while decrying misogyny witnessed in marriages. Jay Boogie in the Instagram post he shared, claimed that customs and traditions glorifies men and leave the women almost incapable of being respected. He stated that these "misogynist mouldees" hide behind religion, politics and the worst of all behind the institution of marriage. The cross-dresser also said that even when a woman does everything in her power to ensure stability, sets her standards and insist that she won't settle for mediocrity, she is said to not be submissive, abused and taunted for choosing to do the exact same thing a man in the same shoes would get applause for. Boogie also claimed that...
Bisi Alimi calls out man who sent him a vile message via his DM
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Bisi Alimi calls out man who sent him a vile message via his DM

  Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has called out a man who sent him a vile message on via his Instagram Direct Message. Bisi in his post said he has been getting a lot of nasty messages since his comment on the Annie Idibia outburst as well as his statement that he doesn't have a creator. The man who sent him the vile message wrote ''You gay fucker. You die of hiv''.   While reacting to the message, Bisi shared a photo of the man and wrote  ''I woke up to this message from this human in my dm. I personally think of all the most horrible messages I have received since my post about Annie and my reply to a question in my story, this is the nicest. The question is; to those of you, picking up your phones, opening Instagram, coming to my page, ...

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