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BBNaija: I Lied To Organizers About When I Stopped Self Harming – Angel Speaks
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BBNaija: I Lied To Organizers About When I Stopped Self Harming – Angel Speaks

Angel, a Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, on Friday, said she lied to the organizers of the Big Brother show. Recall that Angel had said she was depressed at some point in life and after her first boyfriend died in 2019. The 21-year-old said the death took a toll on her mental health and she started self harming. Speaking to Yousef, Angel said she lied to the organizers that she stopped self harming seven years ago. “I was dealing with depression and I did not really have any one to talk to because of the kind of Family I am from. I started self harming instead then I stopped last year. “I am Surprise that I am here because you know the whole process thing and we had to speak to a psychologist. Maybe because I lied when she asked when did I stop Self harming I passi...
WHO Predicts 100,000 Deaths from Covid-19 by end of Tokyo Olympics
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WHO Predicts 100,000 Deaths from Covid-19 by end of Tokyo Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted 100,000 covid-19 deaths by the end of the Tokyo Olympics this summer. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, finally kicked off today, Wednesday, July 21. Some 11,000 athletes from 200 countries are set to arrive for the Olympics and the number of cases in Japan linked to the Games now stands at 79, according to organizers. Five of them are Olympic Village residents, three of which are athletes. Competitors including US gymnast Kara Eaker, basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson and tennis star Coco Gauff tested positive for Covid prior to arriving in Tokyo, ending their Olympic dreams. However, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged people n...
Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League
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Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League

Super Eagles captain and Kano Pillars striker, Ahmed Musa, has expressed his disappointment over crowd troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The NPFL match-day 27 match between Kano Pillars and Akwa United was disrupted at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, when fans of both clubs stormed the pitch on Saturday. In a lengthy post, the 28-year-old Super Eagles captain praised match officials and told organizers of the season league needs to do better to help the league grow. He also urged fans to conduct themselves during games at the stadiums so that players who would like to return from Europe and add value to the domestic league. The statement read: “It is disheartening to write this but unfortunately, it has to be said. In a bid to be patriotic or re...
French Open: Naomi Osaka responds after she is fined $15k for skipping press conference
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French Open: Naomi Osaka responds after she is fined $15k for skipping press conference

Tennis star, Naomi Osaka fired back Sunday after she was fined $15,000 for skipping a mandatory press conference following her first-round victory at the French Open. Tournament organizers said Osaka was fined for failing to "honor her contractual media obligations." Osaka announced that she would not participate in any media events in a post last week. The 23-year-old cited mental health concerns as the reason for her decision. Osaka acknowledged the likelihood of a fine in her initial post, expressing hope that "the considerable amount that I get fined for this will go towards a mental health charity." Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam tournament winner, addressed the fine in a tweet after her 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory over 63rd-ranked Patricia Maria Tig on Sunday, May 30. "Anger...
Shelve the Idea of Staging Another Public rally for the Actualization of Oduduwa Republic – Police warns Organizers of Yoruba nation rally
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Shelve the Idea of Staging Another Public rally for the Actualization of Oduduwa Republic – Police warns Organizers of Yoruba nation rally

The Ogun state police command has warned organizers of Yoruba nation rally against carrying on with it, as it is capable of undermining the relative peace being enjoyed in the entire State. The police which noted that the group will be holding its fourth rally in the state on May 1, accused the secessionists of attacking security operatives when being stopped from distributing inciting letters in the past. Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman of the Ogun police command stated that though they have exhibited restraint and absolute calm even in the face of extreme provocations by the organisers of the rallies and their cohorts, they will not perpetually stand by and watch public conducts of some citizens hold others to the ransom and threaten the corporate existence of the country. The s...
Eko Star Film & TV award snub: ‘Stop Being Bitter, be Better’- Media personality, Shade Ladipo tells Ruth Kadiri
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Eko Star Film & TV award snub: ‘Stop Being Bitter, be Better’- Media personality, Shade Ladipo tells Ruth Kadiri

Media personality, Shade Ladipo, has reacted to the post by actress Ruth Kadiri in which she called out Mo Abudu and the organizers of the Eko Star Film and TV award for ''overlooking'' her during the award ceremony. Shade pointed out that instead of Ruth being "bitter," she should be better and expect to be recognized next time the award ceremony holds. As part of the Eko Tourism, Art & Culture Series 2021, the Nigerian International Film Summit, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture & Tourism and EbonyLife Place owned by media mogul Mo Abudu, organized the Eko Star Film & TV Awards, honouring talented female pioneers who call the shots in the growing Nigerian film industry. At the ceremony which held on April 12 in Victoria Island, Lagos, a n...
Sam Allardyce Criticises Premier League after West Brom’s 5-2 win over Chelsea
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Sam Allardyce Criticises Premier League after West Brom’s 5-2 win over Chelsea

  West Brom manager, Sam Allardyce has criticised the Premier League after his side’s 5-2 win over Chelsea on Saturday. The Englishman believes that the Premier League are making things difficult for West Brom with their hectic scheduling as they (his team) fight to avoid relegation. West Brom produced what could be argued as the upset of the season on Saturday with a dramatic 5-2 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Prior to the game, Chelsea were unbeaten in 14 games under Thomas Tuchel. But Sam Allardyce’s side inflicted a first defeat on Tuchel, scoring five goals in the process. Matheus Pereira and substitute Callum Robinson both scored twice after Thiago Silva was sent off in the first half and Mbaye Diagne added the 5th. Although Allardyce is aware ...
BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions
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BBNaija Season 6: All You Need to Know About Early Access Auditions

Big Brother Naija Season 6 is back! Trust Biggy to make every season bigger and better than the last. This season’s winner will be taking home ?90 MILLION WORTH OF PRIZES. Yup, you heard that right. It doesn’t end there; organizers of the show have decided to spice things up by giving customers early access to audition for the reality TV show. Imagine being a part of the first set of people to get auditioned for BBNaija 6 which will premiere later this year. If you intend to be among the lucky people to make it into Biggy’s house, here are a few things you need to know: Auditions opened Wednesday, March 24th and will close Wednesday, March 31st, 2021. That means you have two days left to the close of the auditions. You can gain early audition access by simply re...
BBNaija organizers announces Lockdown highlight
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BBNaija organizers announces Lockdown highlight

Organizers of the Big Brother Naija reality, BBNaija show have announced a highlight of the best moments of the Lockdown edition of the show. According to DSTV NG, starting on the first of March 2021, the highlights of the recently concluded show will be re-broadcasted for viewers to enjoy dicy moments from the show. Sharing the announcement on their official page on Instagram, it wrote; "Say hello to #BBNaijaHighlights  Relive hottest moments from the BBNaija Lockdown...and get ready for the reunion! Starts March 1 / ch.153 & ch.154/ 10pm." Watch the video below ...   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by DStv Nigeria (@dstvnigeria)
Hisbah Arrests Organizers Of Sex Party In Bauchi
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Hisbah Arrests Organizers Of Sex Party In Bauchi

The Bauchi state Hisbah says it recently arrested no fewer than six youths who specialized in organizing sex orgies and fomenting trouble in Dolam village, in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of the state. Malam Aminu Idris, the permanent commissioner in-charge of Hisbah and Sharia implementation, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi, on Monday. Idris, who identified the culprits as Abdurrauf Kabir, 25, Dabo Yusuf, 26, Abdurrazak Isah, 24, Habu Umar, 27, Yaron Nuhu-Maikaji, 30, and Abdurrashid Shehu, 31, said they were using a primary school building in the area to commit the act. He said the culprits were in the habit of organizing disco parties, locally called Gwaidu, during which they lured young girls into illicit sexual relatio...
La Liga Boss, Tebas Slams ‘Ignorance’ Of European Premier League Organizers
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La Liga Boss, Tebas Slams ‘Ignorance’ Of European Premier League Organizers

Reports that the continent's top clubs might be ready to join the proposed new tournament provoked a strong reaction from the Spanish supremo La Liga president Javier Tebas has dismissed the prospect of a breakaway European Premier League, stating that such a proposal is a product of "ignorance". According to reports that began to circulate on Tuesday, the prospective competition is backed by Wall Street giants JP Morgan as well as English clubs Liverpool and Manchester United and could come into being as soon as 2022. The EPL would bring together Europe's top clubs in a single tournament, which would ultimately replace the Champions League as the continent's top club prize. Ex-Manchester United defender Gary Neville, who has lent his support to a group campaigning fo...
George Floyd: FIFA Releases Statement on Players Demanding Justice for Late American
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George Floyd: FIFA Releases Statement on Players Demanding Justice for Late American

FIFA has urged football competition organizers to apply ‘common sense’ and consider not sanctioning players demanding justice for George Floyd, a handcuffed 46-year-old black American man, during games. FIFA said this in a statement to the Associated Press on Monday. Floyd died on May 25, 2020, at the hands of a White police officer in Minneapolis. DAILY POST had reported that football players, including Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, used last weekend matches in the German Bundesliga to reveal messages expressing solidarity with Floyd. The statement read: “FIFA fully understands the depth of sentiment and concerns expressed by many footballers in light of the tragic circumstances of the George Floyd case. “The application of the laws of the game is left for the competitions’ ...
You can’t have a sold out concert if i’m not on bill – Wendy Shay to event organizers
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You can’t have a sold out concert if i’m not on bill – Wendy Shay to event organizers

Ghanaian singer, Wendy Shay has taken a swipe at the organizers of the Cardi B concert for failing to book her for the event. According to the Ruff Town Record signee, she’s the hottest female artiste in Ghana at the moment and as such if event organizers fail to book her for their shows they won’t get the numbers. “How do you expect a sold out concert without booking the hottest Queen in Ghana..instead of WENDY SHAY you go book some Shay Naija never go book Ghana artiste Ghana wake up!” she tweeted. Recall Wendy and other female celebrities thronged the Kempinski Hotel for a meet and greet session with Cardi B which the ‘Bodak Yellow’ rapper failed to show up. The ‘Uber Driver’ singer took to social media to register her displeasure at the organizers for disrespecting her an...
AKA, South Africans Jubilate As Burna Boy’s Concert Is Canceled By Organizers
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AKA, South Africans Jubilate As Burna Boy’s Concert Is Canceled By Organizers

In a media statement issued today, organisers said that after extensive engagement with Burna Boy’s management team, they had decided to withdraw the Nigerian artist from the concert and cancel the shows. They said the decision to cancel the shows came after warnings of a shutdown from a group of artists and event organisers under the umbrella of Tshwane Entertainment Collective. “The decision to cancel the Africans Unite Concert comes after the call from the Tshwane Entertainment Collective to boycott the Africans Unite concert in Tshwane.
The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live
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The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live

Enugu, the coal city of Nigeria warmly received Sigma Pensions on Saturday the 13th of April 2019 for the second edition of their Walk to Live campaign, which had its maiden edition in the capital city of the nation, Abuja in December 2018. The campaign is geared towards promoting a healthier lifestyle amongst Nigerians to guarantee that we all attain retirement and enjoy our pensions in good health. Over 300 residents, customers and well-wishers came out on Saturday the 13th of April, to participate in the Second Edition of the Sigma Pensions Walk to Live. The walk was for 6 kilometres which began and ended at the popular Michael Okpara square, Independence Layout. The atmosphere at the warmup session before the walk was full of energy, excitement and pure anticipation, with ev...
The Secret to Enter BBNaija No One will Tell You – Ajayi Tobbi‏
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The Secret to Enter BBNaija No One will Tell You – Ajayi Tobbi‏

A man identified as Ajayi Prime Tobbi‏ has countered the selection process of the popular reality TV show in his post titled: The secret to enter BBNaija no one will tell you. According to him, the thousands of Nigerian youths that trooped to the audition centers of the Big Brother Naija show are wasting their time as the organizers of the show select people that have already carved a niche in their respective careers. THE SECRET TO #BBNaija NO ONE WILL EVER TELL YOU: The fiasco 4 #BigBrother has begun & millions of youths all over the country have queued up for hrs for a chance at the prize money. why are your past housemates not posting throwback pics of them on the queue? ISSA THREAD Y’ALL Because the organizers hav 1 unchangeable rule. THEY DON’T PICK PEOPLE OFF THE STRE...
Fayele Wins Car as Men’s Champion at 50th Asoju Oba Tourney
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Fayele Wins Car as Men’s Champion at 50th Asoju Oba Tourney

Hundreds of David Fayele supporters were the major winner of the just concluded 50th Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis Cup last weekend in Lagos. The event which brought back the memories of Atanda Musa/Yomi Bankole Peugeot car was and rivalry back was truly celebration of excellence as other deserving winners also had a great pay day courtesy of the family of the late Mongol that kept the flame of the annual event burning. The winner, who was a finalist at the last edition defeated Olajide Omotayo 4-2 (4-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6, 7-11, 12-10) to win his first major tournament in his career while in the female section, three-time champion, Bose Odusanya won her fourth consecutive title after beating Nimota Aregbesola 4-2 (11-5, 6-11, 11-6, 10-12, 11-9, 12-10). For claiming the ...
Kemen: “Tboss Lied Against Me, I Did Not Put My Hand In Her”
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Kemen: “Tboss Lied Against Me, I Did Not Put My Hand In Her”

TBoss lied: Disqualified Big Brother Naija housemate, Kemen today had an exclusive interview with Azuka of media room hub and shared a different story to the touching of TBoss without her consent. Remember its the same Kemen who has recently apologized for his wrong doing but lately turning against his words. We begin to wonder whether Kemen was forced to write an apology because according to the interview, he seems not to have done anything wrong. Quoting from his apology, he said he was sorry for his "conduct which led to my disqualification". We quote a few lines from his interview: May I use this opportunity to apologize to tboss in the light of the current issues arising from that night's scene. I'm truly sorry and never thought it could end this way. To my family, friends an...
Seyi Law Responds to Pastor Who Cursed BBNaija Organizers – “What a Joke of a Pastor”
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Seyi Law Responds to Pastor Who Cursed BBNaija Organizers – “What a Joke of a Pastor”

Comedian, Seyi Law has responded to Pastor Mike Winning who cursed the organizers of Big Brother Naija reality show yesterday. He advised him to organize a christian reality show and give his followers money that will change their life. He wrote; "What a joke of a Pastor. Did Jesus lay curses on those who turned His Father's house to a market place of all sorts or He just rebuked them. Some of all these people who call themselves Pastors actually think they are God o. Oga Ade, go and have a rethink abeg and ask God for forgiveness. I am not in support of the immoral acts in Big Brother Naija, but as a Christian when the devil brings darkness, you shine your light. If you don't like what they protray, change your channel. Pastor, please organise your own Big Christ House and give money t...
Hiptv Clears The Air on Not Covering Olic3(Pictures)
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Hiptv Clears The Air on Not Covering Olic3(Pictures)

HipTv has gone on to clear the air on their instagram page, saying Olamide not attending the Headies had nothing to do with HipTv not covering the event. Then further went to say the organiser did not want it aired live on TV.. See screenshot of their official page. So we anticipate a recorded version very soon right

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