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Organisers of disrupted Rivers concert Teni performed in didn’t apply for security — Police
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Organisers of disrupted Rivers concert Teni performed in didn’t apply for security — Police

Rivers state police command has said that organizers of the disrupted concert Teni performed in, didn’t apply for security. Spokesperson of the state Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko who addressed reporters on Wednesday January 5, said the organisers ought to have applied to the Commissioner of Police for security. Koko also insisted that no police officer fired a gunshot during the event. The statement read; “No police officer from Rivers State Police Command fired any gunshot that day. Normally if they have such an event, they are supposed to write an application to the Commissioner of Police. “Then the Commissioner of Police will direct the Area Commander covering that Degema axis, while the Degema Area Commander will also assign it to the Divisional Police Officer over the...
AFCON officials state that Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead despite COVID-19 concerns
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AFCON officials state that Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead despite COVID-19 concerns

The organizers of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) have made it clear that the competition is still going ahead, despite COVID-19 cases rising globally. Due to be held in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, the AFCON will see Africa's best national teams going toe-to-toe for continent glory, but there are conflicting reports about whether it will be called off. RMC Sport in France believe that the Central African Federation could be forced to postpone the tournament, while La Gazzetta dello Sport in Italy claim that there is no risk of this happening. The organisers however have remained adamant that the festival of football will still happen, even with some clubs hoping for a cancellation so that their star players remain at the club for that period. A month away from ...
Ballon d’ Or 2021: We’ve to give credit to result, Messi won – Ancelotti
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Ballon d’ Or 2021: We’ve to give credit to result, Messi won – Ancelotti

Real Madrid boss, Carlo Ancelotti, has insisted that the 2021 Ballon d’ Or result deserves credit as Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi wins this year’s top individual award. Ancelotti spoke to the press on Tuesday ahead of Real Madrid’s LaLiga clash with Athletic Club on Wednesday. DAILY POST reports that France Football, organizers of the Ballon d’Or, named Messi as the winner of this year’s award on Monday night in Paris ahead of Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and Chelsea’s Jorginho. Messi’s victory sparked a rife debate but Ancelotti feels that the result must be given respect. The Italian also wished for a Real Madrid winner in next year’s edition. “You have to give credit to the result [of Ballon d’Or 2021]. Messi has won and is still a great player. And there’s ...
Ballon d’ Or 2021: Gary Lineker agrees with Messi over comments on Lewandowski
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Ballon d’ Or 2021: Gary Lineker agrees with Messi over comments on Lewandowski

Former England international, Gary Lineker has agreed with Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi over his comments on Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski after he won the 2021 Ballon d’ Or on Monday in Paris. Messi had called on France Football, the organizers of the Ballon d’Or award, to give Lewandowski the prize for last year. The Argentine said this after beating Lewandowski and Chelsea’s Jorginho to win a record seventh time Ballon d’ Or on Monday night. In his acceptance speech, Messi paid tribute to Lewandowski and said. “Robert, you deserve your Ballon d’Or. “Last year, everyone was in agreement to say that you were the big winner of this award.” However, reacting to the development, Lineker said, “I think last year’s 2020 Ballon d’Or should be retrospectively given to...
Ballon d’Or: Organizers confirm introduction of two new awards
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Ballon d’Or: Organizers confirm introduction of two new awards

France Football, the organizers of the Ballon d’Or, has revealed that two new awards will be handed out tonight. This was confirmed via their social media pages, although they didn’t provide further details. The ceremony makes a return on Monday, following a COVID-19 enforced break. The 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony will be held in Paris’ Chatelet Theatre. Lionel Messi is the hot favourite to win the best player in the male category, while Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas is tipped to win the female category. There will also be winners for the Kopa Trophy and the Yashin Award.
Travis Scott hit with new $2billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of The Astroworld Tragedy
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Travis Scott hit with new $2billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of The Astroworld Tragedy

A Texas attorney has filed a $2 billion lawsuit on behalf of 282 victims of the deadly Astroworld Festival adding to the legal woes faced by Travis Scott and other parties involved in the deadly event. “The defendants stood to make an exorbitant amount of money off this event, and they still chose to cut corners, cut costs, and put attendees at risk,” San Antonio-based attorney Thomas Henry in a news release. “My clients want to ensure the defendants are held responsible for their actions, and they want to send the message to all performers, event organizers, and promoters that what happened at Astroworld cannot happen again,” he added. The lawsuit seeks up to $2 billion in damages from a long list of defendants, including Scott, Drake, event organizers Live Nation, Apple Music ...
Update: More than 125 fans file $750 million lawsuit against Travis Scott over Astroworld tragedy
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Update: More than 125 fans file $750 million lawsuit against Travis Scott over Astroworld tragedy

More than 125 fans have sued rapper Travis Scott for $750 million over the deadly Astroworld Festival incident that left 10 dead and hundreds injured earlier this month. The lawsuit, filed by Houston Attorney Tony Buzbee, who had previously been representing at least 35 victims from the concert - accuses Scott and festival organizers of 'gross negligence' for the chaos at Astroworld on November 5. The suit also names Live Nation, Epic Records Drake, and Apple as defendants for their involvement in organizing the festival, and Buzbee plans to file another lawsuit with 100 more plaintiffs in the coming days. 'No amount of money will ever make these Plaintiffs whole; no amount of money can restore human life,' Buzbee said in the lawsuit. 'But, the damages sought in this case att...
46 lawsuits filed against Travis Scott after fatal stampede at his Astroworld festival
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46 lawsuits filed against Travis Scott after fatal stampede at his Astroworld festival

46 lawsuits filed against Travis Scott after fatal stampede at his Astroworld festival The number of lawsuits filed against Travis Scott and other Astroworld Festival organizers has continued to increase. After eight people were killed and hundreds more were injured as a result of stampeding crowds during his performance last Friday night at his Astroworld Festival in Houston, the legal floodgates were opened. And according to Billboard, as of Wednesday morning, November 10, 46 lawsuits have been filed against the rapper and the festival's organizers. Many of the lawsuits allege that Scott, Live Nation, Drake, and other defendants were negligent and failed to properly plan and execute Astroworld Festival, and also failed to stop the concert until nearly 40 minutes after Houston ...
Post Malone to perform in place of Travis Scott at Day N Vegas 2021 Festival Following Astroworld Festival tragedy
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Post Malone to perform in place of Travis Scott at Day N Vegas 2021 Festival Following Astroworld Festival tragedy

Post Malone will replace Travis Scott at this weekend’s Day N Vegas festival, taking over as the Saturday night headliner. Travis Scott had been booked to co-headline the Las Vegas hip-hop festival alongside Kendrick Lamar and Tyler, The Creator, but he dropped off the lineup yesterday, Nov. 8, in the wake of the deadly chaos at his own Astroworld festival in Houston last Friday. Eight people died at Astroworld, and many more were hospitalized. The Initial lineup with Travis Scott The new lineup with Post Malone Day N Vegas is set to go down Nov. 12-14 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. Below is a statement from Day N Vegas 2021 organizers explaining why Travis was dropped.
Ike Onyema claims he was cancelled by Big Brother Naija organisers and explains why
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Ike Onyema claims he was cancelled by Big Brother Naija organisers and explains why

Ike Onyema is of the opinion that he's been cancelled by the organisers of Big Brother Naija and he explained why this is so. The reality star who was dating fellow housemate Mercy, winner of Big Brother Naija season 4, claims Africa Magic cancelled him because he "refused to kiss ass". He then expressed fears that he might be "back to the streets" if his fans don't support his latest venture. See below.
BBNaija winner, Efe, denies claims organizers of the show blacklisted him after he won
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BBNaija winner, Efe, denies claims organizers of the show blacklisted him after he won

BBNaija winner, Efe, has denied reports that organizers of the show blacklisted him after he won the reality show. Recall that a few weeks ago, media personality Noble Igwe in a tweet posted suggested that Efe, who won the reality TV show in 2017, was blacklisted by the show organizers after he sat in his car and asked for the head of Multichoice to meet him before he comes out. However, in a statement released this morning, Efe said such never happened and that he has a healthy relationship with the show organizers. See his statement below
Ballon D’Or 2021: All the 15 players nominated for first time
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Ballon D’Or 2021: All the 15 players nominated for first time

At least, 15 players have earned a Ballon D’Or nomination for the first time in their careers. Last week, the organizers released a 30-man shortlist ahead of this year’s event. Half of those who made the cut have never been nominated for one of the football’s most coveted personal accolades. They are: Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain/Chelsea) Nicolo Barella (Italy/Inter Milan) Giorgio Chiellini (Italy/Juventus) Ruben Dias (Portugal/Manchester City) Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy/Paris Saint-Germain) Bruno Fernandes (Portugal/Manchester United) Phil Foden (England/Manchester City) Erling Haaland (Norway/Borussia Dortmund) Jorginho (Italy/Chelsea) Simon Kjaer (Denmark/AC Milan) Romelu Lukaku (Belgium/Chelsea) Lautaro Martinez (Argentina/Inter Milan) Gerard Moreno (Spain/Villarrea...
Ballon D’Or 2021: Three players that were snubbed in 30-man shortlist this year
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Ballon D’Or 2021: Three players that were snubbed in 30-man shortlist this year

France Football, the organizers of the Ballon D’Or award, on Friday announced the 30-man shortlist for this year. They include hot favourite Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jorginho, etc. The list will be trimmed down to the final three as the event on November 29 draws close. However, there are at least three players that should have made the cut. 1. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid): For some reason, Oblak was left out of the 30-man shortlist. The goalkeeper has kept 14 clean sheets in 2021 and was part of the Atletico Madrid team that won the LaLiga title. 2. Federico Chiesa (Juventus, on loan from Fiorentina): Chiesa has grown into a very important player for both Italy and Juventus. He is a firecracker of a footballer and has 17 goals and seven assists ...
I win Big Brother, them wan finish me. I no gree make dem use me, dem wan evil me – Efe releases new song after it was reported that he had a face-off with organizers of #bbnaija
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I win Big Brother, them wan finish me. I no gree make dem use me, dem wan evil me – Efe releases new song after it was reported that he had a face-off with organizers of #bbnaija

Big Brother season 2 winner, Efe has seemingly confirmed that he was having a face-off with organizers of the reality show. Recall that media personality, Noble Igwe had alleged that Efe was blacklisted after he sat in his car and asked for the head of Multichoice to come meet him. The reality show star made the confirmation through lyrics of his new song. He shared a video with the lyrics on Instagram and it read; “Man no be God, them for finish us. “I win Big Brother, them wan finish me…. I no gree make them use me, them wan evil me. “I dey do my best to put in all. “I’m sorry to my fans wey be expecting more. “I dey promise to give you joy, make una no give up.” Watch the video below........................
2021 Ballon D’Or: Messi, Jorginho, Lewandowski make 30-man nominees [Full list]
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2021 Ballon D’Or: Messi, Jorginho, Lewandowski make 30-man nominees [Full list]

The official 30-man shortlist for this year’s Men Ballon D’Or award has been released by the organizers, France Football, on Friday. It is dominated by the Premier League, with 14 of the players plying their trade in England’s topflight. There are five players from Italy’s Serie A and Spain’s LaLiga, while France has four players. Lionel Messi remains the favourite to win the prize on November 29. The 34-year-old scored 38 goals in 47 games last season, helping guide Barcelona to the Copa del Rey before winning the Copa America with his country this summer. FULL LIST: Premier League: Cesar Azpilicueta, Kevin de Bruyne, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ruben Dias, Bruno Fernandes, Phil Foden, Jorginho, Harry Kane, N’Golo Kanté, Romelu Lukaku, Riyad Mahrez, Mason Mount, Mohamed Salah...
Noble Igwe explains why organizers of BBNaija allegedly blacklisted Efe after he won the reality show
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Noble Igwe explains why organizers of BBNaija allegedly blacklisted Efe after he won the reality show

Media personality, Noble Igwe has revealed why organizers of BBNaija allegedly blacklisted Efe after he won the reality show. Recall that Efe secured 57.61 per cent of votes to emerge winner of the 2017 Big Brother Naija ‘See Goobe’ reality TV show. The Warri-born rap artist beat Bisola, who became the 1st runner up with 18.54 per cent of the vote at the grand finale. Igwe served a response after a Twitter user asked why Multichoice has allegedly shut Efe out even though he has "apologized and tried to make amends." According to the media personality, Efe sat in his car and asked for the head of Multichoice to meet him before he comes out.
Whitemoney nor be OnyeEze mansion. Nor pose with am – Actor Uche Maduagwu comes for relationship expert Blessing CEO for making ‘snide remark’ about BBNaija minutes after Whitemoney’s victory
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Whitemoney nor be OnyeEze mansion. Nor pose with am – Actor Uche Maduagwu comes for relationship expert Blessing CEO for making ‘snide remark’ about BBNaija minutes after Whitemoney’s victory

Actor Uche Maduagwu has slammed relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, for making snide remarks many believe were directed at the organizers of the BBNaija show. Last night saw the emergence of WhiteMoney as the winner of the BBNaaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' show. Shortly after he won, Blessing shared a post on her Instagram page stating that the show was predictable. Uche believes her opinion stemmed from the fact that she wasn't happy that Whitemoney won and he took to his Instagram page to slam her. See what he wrote below
‘No excitement, very predictable, be like script’ – Relationship expert, Blessing CEO tackles BBN organizers
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‘No excitement, very predictable, be like script’ – Relationship expert, Blessing CEO tackles BBN organizers

Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro aka Blessing CEO, has tackled the organizers of Big Brother Naija 2021, Season 6, after WhiteMoney emerged the winner of the reality TV show on Sunday night, October 3. According to Blessing, the show was very predictable and the finale had no excitement as everyone could already predict the winner. She wrote on Instagram; "Even the winning was so boring 'No excitement, very predictable, be like script'.
How is this different from Nigerian politics – Actor Frederick Leonard calls out BBNaija organizers for giving Pere and Angel an opportunity to battle in the top five
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How is this different from Nigerian politics – Actor Frederick Leonard calls out BBNaija organizers for giving Pere and Angel an opportunity to battle in the top five

Actor Frederick Leonard has called out Big Brother Naija organizers for giving Pere and Angel an opportunity to battle in the top five even though Pere got more votes than his co-housemates. Leonard who wondered how the decision is different from Nigerian politics, also pointed out that people went out of their way to vote for him, and that the organizers made viewers believe their votes will count. The actor asked what will become of Pere if he loses the white room task even though he had more votes than Angel. Leonard also asked the organizers to do the right thing. He wrote; WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THIS AND NIGERIAN POLITICS? WHY ASK PEOPLE TO VOTE IF THEIR VOTES WON'T COUNT? So If @pereegbiofficial Loses the Puzzle in the White Room Will he Go HOME? Even Thou...
BBNaija eviction: Organizers release secret diary session nomination
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BBNaija eviction: Organizers release secret diary session nomination

BBNaija eviction: Organizers release secret diary session nomination…. Big Brother Naija housemates had in a secret diary session nominated those they would like to evict from the show. Organizer of the show on Saturday released a secret diary session showing the nominations on Show max. Recall that Maria who is the Head of House was given a secret task on Monday to pretend as though she has the power to evict two housemates on Sunday. Biggie, in a diary session with Maria, who won the head of house challenge on Monday, said that there would be no evictions this week. However, when asked who they will evict if they had Maria’s power, most housemates mentioned Pere. According to them, Pere is manipulative and always instigating. Here is how housemates nominated. Pere...
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Tokyo Olympics: Organizers told to check thoroughly if Sprinter, Mboma is actually woman

World Athletics Committee and the organizers of the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, have been told to conduct a thorough check to ascertain the actually sex of Christine Mboma, a 200m athlete from Namibia. Mboma, 18, has hyperandrogenism, a condition that produces more testosterone than normal in a human’s body. She ran a semi-final time of 21.97 seconds in the women’s 200m race, raising questions about her real gender. Former Polish sprinter Marcin Urbas, has called for a thorough check on the sprinter, saying, “I would like to request a thorough test on Mboma to find out if she definitely is a woman. “The testosterone advantage of Mboma over other participants is seen with the naked eye. “In construction, movement, technique, at the same time as s...
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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