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Singer Sinead O Connor admitted to hospital after she dropped a suicidal post following the death of her son
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Singer Sinead O Connor admitted to hospital after she dropped a suicidal post following the death of her son

Sinead O'Connor has been admitted to the hospital after she dropped a suicidal post just days after her 17-year-old son took his own life. The 55-year-old  Irish singer revealed last night she was with the police and being taken to see medics in a heartbreaking Twitter post. The singer said she feels 'lost' and 'hates' herself without Shane, who took his own life last week after escaping hospital while on suicide watch. In another tweet, the singer said she's decided to follow her son.and that rhere is no point living without him She wrote online after another tweet: 'I'm sorry. I shouldn't have said that. I am with cops now on way to hospital. 'I'm sorry I upset everyone. I am lost without my kid and I hate myself. Hospital will help a while.' "I’ve decided to follow m...
Haaland transfer: Decision on future in ‘next few weeks’ amid rumours Barcelona confident of signing Dortmund star
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Haaland transfer: Decision on future in ‘next few weeks’ amid rumours Barcelona confident of signing Dortmund star

The Norwegian has been linked with a move to Camp Nou as he continues to set both the Bundesliga and Champions League alight Borussia Dortmund's head of first-team football Sebastian Kehl has confirmed the club are planning to make a decision on Erling Haaland's future in "the next few weeks" amid rumours Barcelona are confident of signing the striker. Haaland committed to a four-and-a-half-year contract at Dortmund when signing from Red Bull Salzburg in January 2020, but his stock has risen since then in scoring 76 goals in his first 75 appearances across all competitions for the German giants. A number of top clubs across Europe are now being credited with an interest in the 21-year-old including Barca, and Kehl has offered an update on his situation with the winter transfer w...
Kanye West goes on date in Miami with Actress Julia Fox
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Kanye West goes on date in Miami with Actress Julia Fox

Rapper Kanye West was spotted out on a date with actress Julia Fox in Miami on January 1. Celebrating the new year in style, the pair shared a candlelit dinner at the celeb-hotspot Carbone. In one snap, while the two are entering the establishment, Kanye gazes intently at Julia, who wears a huge smile and appears to be hanging on his every word. Sources told TMZ that the date was “nothing serious,” and that Ye is simply trying to have fun amid his ongoing divorce from Kim Kardashian. Kanye and Julia’s date night comes a week after the “Famous” hitmaker dropped $4.5 million to buy the house directly across the street from his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian. It was reported he paid $420,000 over the asking price and is planning to tear it down to the studs to build his own bra...
Enemies are planning to eliminate Igboho so the Yoruba Nation agenda will be silenced – Spokesperson
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Enemies are planning to eliminate Igboho so the Yoruba Nation agenda will be silenced – Spokesperson

Mr. Olayomi Koiki, spokesman of embattled Yoruba nation agitator Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) has raised an alarm of an alleged planned attack against his principal who is still being detained in Benin Republic. Koiki who spoke in a live podcast yesterday December 28, alleged that Beninese President Patrice Talon was working with the Federal Government to extradite Igboho back to Nigeria. Koiki said; “So many people have heard rumours in the past 24 to 48 hours. We know that God Almighty is watching. If they are trying, they cannot be successful. If they are planning evil against Prof. Banji Akintoye and the others, they are only trying, but God’s power is superior. “The enemies are trying to eliminate him (Igboho); their plan is to eliminate him so that the Yoruba ...
Man Utd vs Arsenal: Tribute for sacked Solskjaer planned ahead of EPL clash
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Man Utd vs Arsenal: Tribute for sacked Solskjaer planned ahead of EPL clash

Manchester United supporters are planning a tribute to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was sacked as manager last Sunday, ESPN reports. The fans are planning to unveil a huge flag dedicated to Solskjaer in the Stretford End ahead of Arsenal’s visit in the Premier League on Thursday. The fixture against the Gunners will be the first home game since the Norwegian’s departure. It is understood they have approached the club about the gesture and it has been approved. Solskjaer has since been replaced by Ralf Rangnick, who has signed a six-month contract with the Old Trafford side. However, because of visa issues and COVID-19 rules, Michael Carrick will take charge of the Red Devils for the third time. Solskjaer was fired the 4-1 defeat at Watford after nearly three years in charg...
Barcelona pair Reverter, Alemany at Man City Friday amid Torres interest
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Barcelona pair Reverter, Alemany at Man City Friday amid Torres interest

Barcelona are planning a bid for Manchester City attacker Ferran Torres. The Daily Mail says Torres, currently going through rehabilitation on a foot injury sustained last month, would be expected to cost around double the £21million City paid Valencia for him last year. The 21-year-old Spain international is understood to be interested in exploring a move after limited starts prior to his injury. Barca's chief executive Ferran Reverter and director of football Mateu Alemany visited City's training base on Friday. City sources said the pair were in the UK for business meetings. Although going through financial strife, Barca also possess a long-standing desire to land Raheem Sterling. But the forward has rediscovered his scoring touch, notching in each of his last three games...
He barged into my office saying I sent someone to kill him – UNILORIN lecturer narrates how she was assaulted by student
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He barged into my office saying I sent someone to kill him – UNILORIN lecturer narrates how she was assaulted by student

Dr. Rahmat Zakariya, a lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin who was beaten to pulp by a final year student has narrated her side of the story. It will be recalled Dr Zakariya was assaulted by Waliyullah Saludeen popularly known as Captain Walz on Thursday, November 11. The student, who has been expelled ,claimed that he assaulted the lecturer because she refused to help wave his mandatory SIWES scheme which he couldn’t do due to unforeseen circumstance. He further alleged that he had a dream where Mrs Zakariya and his Level Adviser alongside other people were planning against him. In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Dr Zakariya also claried what she termed as misconceptions about the incident. Excerpt: DT: There have been several reports...
A new era for the USWNT: Andonovski’s young roster shows 2023 World Cup planning is now under way
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A new era for the USWNT: Andonovski’s young roster shows 2023 World Cup planning is now under way

The U.S. boss will face a major task of blending in new faces with some of his established veteran stars With just over 18 months to go until the 2023 World Cup kicks off, the new cycle is now well and truly under way for the U.S. women’s national team. Head coach Vlatko Andonovski named a 22-player roster on Tuesday for his side’s two friendlies in Australia later this month, beginning the road to Australia/New Zealand in earnest Though the USWNT has had four friendlies since their disappointing showing at the Olympics this summer, those rosters were contractually obligated to feature players from the Olympic team, with the only new blood coming in the form of injury replacements.
West Ham make January spending call after Kretinsky cash boost
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West Ham make January spending call after Kretinsky cash boost

West Ham are not planning a January buying spree after the investment of Czech Republic billionaire Daniel Kretinsky. The London Evening Standard says Kretinsky on Wednesday completed his purchase of a 27 per cent stake in West Ham in a deal thought to be worth over £180million. Forbes value Kretinsky's personal wealth at £2.9billion and vice-chair Karren Brady says his arrival will “assist in the development of the club's key areas of focus". His initial investment will help West Ham pay their debt which stands at £150m and David Moyes is unlikely to spend big in January as the Hammers chase Champions League qualification, though the Scot will be backed to bring in a central defender and a back-up striker to cover for Michail Antonio. Moyes could also go back in for another mo...
FG is planning `Operation Feed Yourself’ to counter malnutrition –Osinbajo
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FG is planning `Operation Feed Yourself’ to counter malnutrition –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal government is considering launching `Operation Feed Yourself’ to counter malnutrition. Osinbajo's spokesman, Laolu Akande said the vice president disclosed this at a virtual High-Level Meeting on Nutrition. The Vice President said the initiative which will be a collaboration between the Federal Government and states, is under the aegis of the National Economic Council (NEC) and the National Council on Nutrition (NCN). Osinbajo said the initiative would encourage the establishment of urban farms and small home gardens as part of efforts to address malnutrition and related challenges in the country. He was quoted saying; “States and the FGN will promote what the convener has described as ‘Operation Feed Yourself’. This i...
Oleksandr Usyk confirms his highly anticipated rematch against Anthony Joshua
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Oleksandr Usyk confirms his highly anticipated rematch against Anthony Joshua

Oleksandr Usyk has confirmed a rematch with Anthony Joshua will take place in the Spring of next year. Recall the Brit triggered his rematch clause after losing his world title belts to the Ukrainian in their heavyweight clash back in September. Joshua is now planning to win back the titles he lost, just like he did after his surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr. Confirming the rematch, Usyk told the Independent: 'The rematch is going to happen. The promoters are going to deal with the dates and everything. The nearest it will be is spring, or close to that. 'I don't think about my opponents or their changes. I think about myself and how I can become at least a little bit better every day. 'I had felt amazing backstage, I enjoyed the walk to the ring... and even when I saw th...
Janemena And Husband, Andre Reportedly Set To Relocate Amid Kpokpogri’s Scandal
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Janemena And Husband, Andre Reportedly Set To Relocate Amid Kpokpogri’s Scandal

Popular Instagram dancer and influencer, Jane Mena and her husband, Andre Plies are planning to relocate following the controversy between her and Tonto Dikeh’s ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri. It is no longer news that an audiotape surfaced some weeks back which allegedly had the voice of Kpokpogri recounting his romantic escapades with the married dancer. This audio note subsequently generated a lot of controversies which made Janemena take a break on social media. However, in a recent development, blogger, Gistlovers has disclosed that the couple is actually planning to change their environment; a move that’s commended by the reporter. The blogger wrote: ”Jane Mena and husband secretly planning to relocate, after the whole gbas gbos and evidence was flying up and down like Diezan...
Nobody can stop End SARS anniversary protest – Sowore dares police
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Nobody can stop End SARS anniversary protest – Sowore dares police

Rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has dared the Nigeria Police on the planned protest to mark the End SARS anniversary. Recall that in October 2020, Nigerians trooped out in protest seeking an end to police brutality. However, the protest turned violent as some thugs hijacked it resulting in soldiers’ intervention at the Lekki toll gate. Some individuals are planning to embark on a protest on October 20th in commemoration of the one year anniversary of ENDSARS. However, the Lagos police Command in a statement released by its spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, warned against the protest. Sowore, reacting on his Twitter page, insisted that there will be EndSARS memorial protests on October 20th, 2021. The activist noted that nobody had the right to suppress the will of Nig...
BBNaija S6: Why I planned to share Liquorose with Emmauel, says Cross
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BBNaija S6: Why I planned to share Liquorose with Emmauel, says Cross

Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Cross, said he had planned on sharing Liquorose with Emmauel, her love interest. He made this known to Pere and Whitemoney in the early hours of Saturday, day 70 of the show, after the Jacuzzi party. Cross stated that he was happy Angel returned to the house because he planned on getting closer to Liquorose. He said, “If not, I would have gone to share Liquor with Emmanuel. I swear I was planning to do that. I was going to get closer to Liquor, I swear to you. “I know I was saying it as a joke but I knew I was going to get closer to Liquorose, maybe not romantically but I will get to know her more. I would want to know her story and know her details.I was looking forward to getting to know her. Pere then chipped in, stating t...
Nick Cannon reveals he’s taking a break from having more children after his therapist suggested celibacy following the birth of 7th child
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Nick Cannon reveals he’s taking a break from having more children after his therapist suggested celibacy following the birth of 7th child

Nick Cannon has revealed is taking a break from having more kids after his therapist suggested he tried celibacy following the birth of his 7th child. The American actor, who is set to launch his eponymous daytime talk show, spoke to Entertainment Tonight about recently welcoming new babies to his family over the past year, mentioning that his therapist suggested he be celibate. "I'm not sitting out here planning it. My therapist says I should be celibate," Cannon, 40, told the outlet, adding in jest, "Okay, give me a break bus. I'm [gonna] take a break from having kids." Cannon continued, "I come from a big family, I have several siblings, [and] being raised in an unorthodox family by my grandparents at times, I've experienced such a wide range of upbringing that I have such a ...
Conte reveals when he will return to Management
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Conte reveals when he will return to Management

Former Chelsea and Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte, is planning to return to management next season. This was confirmed by respected Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romanco. According to Romano, Conte is open to a “new project”. He tweeted: “Antonio Conte is currently planning to be back next season with a new project, if nothing big happens with top club official calls.” Conte enjoyed a successful two-year stint in the Premier League with Chelsea, where he won the title in 2017 and the FA Cup in 2018. However, he has been out of job since he left Inter this summer, after leading them to their first Serie A title in 11 years. The 52-year-old has been in high demand ever since with Premier League clubs being on red alert.
Wilshere responds to Arteta’s Arsenal offer as free agent midfielder seeks new club
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Wilshere responds to Arteta’s Arsenal offer as free agent midfielder seeks new club

  The former England international has been out of work since leaving Bournemouth, but he has been sent an invite by the Gunners Jack Wilshere is planning to hold talks with Arsenal after seeing Mikel Arteta state that the "doors are always open" for a familiar face at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners boss offered that olive branch to his former team-mate last week after seeing the midfielder, who has 34 England caps to his name, fail to find a new club. Wilshere has been a free agent since reaching the end of his contract at Bournemouth over the summer, with Arsenal happy to let him train with them as he searches for another opportunity.      
Controversy as Lagos Senator, Adeola allegedly plans to contest in Ekiti South
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Controversy as Lagos Senator, Adeola allegedly plans to contest in Ekiti South

There is controversy in Ogun State after one Kolajo Owolabi, said to be an aide of Senator Tolu Odebiyi of Ogun West, claimed that Lagos West Senator, Solomon Adeola was planning to contest in Ekiti South Senatorial District. DAILY POST had earlier reported that Adeola might be jostling for Ogun West senatorial ticket, but his Media Adviser, Kayode Odunaro, told our correspondent that the Senator had not made known his ambition to him. However, Owolabi, the acclaimed aide of Senator Odebiyi, in a post on Monday, said Adeola had dumped his Ogun West ambition to contest in Ekiti South. Owolabi alleged that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinubu, had instructed Adeola, fondly addressed as Yayi, to return to Ekiti, where he (Owolabi) described as...
Mbappe set to sign pre-contract with Real Madrid
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Mbappe set to sign pre-contract with Real Madrid

Kylian Mbappe is planning to sign a pre-contract agreement with Real Madrid in January, after Paris Saint-Germain refused to sell him this summer. PSG failed to respond to Madrid’s €180m offer, according to Sky Sports. The Spanish club made an improved bid of €170m plus €10m in add-ons, but set PSG a deadline to respond by 5pm UK time. However, with no response forthcoming, Real are likely to wait until January when they can sign Mbappe on a pre-contract agreement, for him to join for free next summer. The 22-year-old reiterated to PSG on Monday that he will not renew his contract, which expires at the end of the season. PSG are still keen to convince the France forward to sign a new deal, but it is understood there is now no chance of him agreeing to do so. Mbappe has ...
We’ll migrate all govt personnel, institutions to IPPIS platform – FG
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We’ll migrate all govt personnel, institutions to IPPIS platform – FG

He lauded the application of IPPIS saying it has brought transparency in government payroll administration and enhanced efficiency in the planning for Personnel emoluments in the country since its introduction. “It is heart-warming that since the inception of the IPPIS payment platform, there has been a significant level of transparency in government payroll administration. Furthermore, the IPPIS has brought greater efficiency into planning for personnel emoluments as well as planning for personnel budget. “In the light of the benefits of the system, the federal government resolved to migrate all government personnel, agencies and institutions that draw their personnel cost from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) to the IPPIS platform. “This task, which was saddled on the Office ...
Saul Niguez in Shock move to Chelsea
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Saul Niguez in Shock move to Chelsea

Atletico Madrid midfielder, Saul Niguez is set for a shock move to Premier League giants, Chelsea. The Telegraph reports that Chelsea are planning a last-ditch loan move for Niguez this summer. The report added that Chelsea’s bid to sign the Spain international hinges on whether the Blues can trim manager Thomas Tuchel’s other midfield options who are not part of the first-team plans for this season. Chelsea will have to battle Manchester United, who are also interested in signing Niguez. Atletico Madrid valued Niguez for €45million (£38million). Niguez has played in both of Atletico Madrid’s two games in the new LaLiga season so far and the Spanish champions have registered wins against Celta Vigo and Elche. Meanwhile, Chelsea have already completed their...
Couple who lost Son to Covid-19, Wins Lottery twice in two weeks
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Couple who lost Son to Covid-19, Wins Lottery twice in two weeks

A woman Susan Slater, 74, and her husband have won a huge lottery twice in the space of two weeks, months after their son Steve died from coronavirus. She and her husband of 55 years each won £1,000 in their People’s Postcode Lottery draw on July 15 Two weeks later, they struck gold, winning a bumper prize of £30,000 The couple from Essex, UK are now planning a ‘big memorial’ for their late son. Mrs Slater said her neighbours in Canvey Island are helping her with the planning. She said: ‘We’re going to have a big memorial for him. We want to celebrate him properly. ‘Lots of people are helping me to do it. It’s old Canvey and we are a really close-knit group. ‘I just want everyone to come and raise a glass for Steve.’ Recalling the moment she heard she was a winner, ...
Ronaldo to Real Madrid rumours rubbished by Ancelotti
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Ronaldo to Real Madrid rumours rubbished by Ancelotti

A Portuguese superstar has seen a return to the Spanish capital speculated on, but his former coach is not planning a reunion Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has rubbished reports suggesting that he is plotting a move to return Cristiano Ronaldo to Santiago Bernabeu. A five-time Ballon d'Or winner called time on a previous stint in the Spanish capital back in 2018 when completing a switch to Serie A giants Juventus. He has now entered the final year of his contract in Turin and has been linked with various clubs around the world, including Real.
Arsenal fans don’t deserve this – Rwanda President Kagame after Brentford loss
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Arsenal fans don’t deserve this – Rwanda President Kagame after Brentford loss

The East African President was left gutted with the Gunners after they suffered defeat on the first day of Premier League action Rwanda President Paul Kagame has blamed Arsenal's planning for the club’s first defeat of the season against Brentford on Friday. The Gunners were soundly beaten 2-0 by the newly-promoted side with goals from Sergi Canos in the 22nd minute and Christian Norgaard in the 73rd minute condemning them to Premier League defeat on the first day of action at Brentford Community Stadium. The win has disappointed Kagame, an ardent fan of the Gunners, and forced him to pour his pain on his social media pages by calling out at the management suggesting the club’s fans don’t deserve that.
De Gea claims ‘I have a lot of years left at Manchester United’ as keeper marks 10-year anniversary
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De Gea claims ‘I have a lot of years left at Manchester United’ as keeper marks 10-year anniversary

The 30-year-old looks set to battle with Dean Henderson for the starting role at Old Trafford this season Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has marked his 10-year anniversary at the club by saying he plans on staying at Old Trafford for many more years. De Gea joined United from Atletico Madrid in 2011 and has gone on to become one of the club's all-time top goalkeepers, making 441 appearances thus far. Though there has been some speculation that De Gea could make way for Dean Henderson as United's starter, the Spaniard does not sound like a man planning on leaving any time soon.
Chelsea Ready to sell Timo Werner after Giroud’s exit
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Chelsea Ready to sell Timo Werner after Giroud’s exit

  Chelsea is ready to sell Timo Werner this summer, according to Sky Germany. The Blues have been touting the 25-year-old to top European clubs, in a bid to find a potential suitor. Should Werner leave, Chelsea is planning to use the money to fund their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland. Chelsea will need to stump up to £150 million for Haaland. Haaland has scored 57 goals in 59 games since arriving at Dortmund 18 months ago. New Blues boss, Thomas Tuchel, is looking to bolster his attack ahead of his first full season in charge. Tuchel had to endure the patchy form of Timo Werner in his first six months, having frozen Tammy Abraham out of his team. The Blues have already sold Olivier Giroud to AC Milan.
Bill Cosby’s Wife, Camille Cosby, Shuts down ‘hilarious’ Divorce Rumors
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Bill Cosby’s Wife, Camille Cosby, Shuts down ‘hilarious’ Divorce Rumors

Camille Cosby has shut down rumors that she is planning to divorce her husband, Bill Cosby. The rumours began after Camille Cosby was spotted without her wedding ring as she left a luxury townhouse where she has been living with Bill since his release from a Philadelphia prison on June 30. Cosby's publicist denied that the 77-year-old was divorcing her husband. "It's hilarious because Mr. & Mrs. Cosby have been happily married for 57 years and counting," Andrew Wyatt told Radar Online. "They have not worn wedding rings in almost 30 years," Wyatt said, before adding that "vultures" are praying for the Cosbys' downfall.     "These are the same 'media insurrectionist,' who are angry that this intelligent, strong, and vibrant Black woman stood by her ...
Kourtney Kardashian engaged after Travis Barker proposed in Las Vegas
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Kourtney Kardashian engaged after Travis Barker proposed in Las Vegas

Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly engaged to Travis Barker after he proposed in Las Vegas. The Blink-182 rocker got down on one knee during a weekend break in Vegas. According to reports, the drummer popped the question at a UFC fight and they plan to hold the wedding later this year. A source told the US Sun: "I think Travis has been planning the proposal for ages. "They want to start their own family together - that is the bigger thing for them because they both have kids, but they want to bring the two families together." The news comes after Travis Baker's teenage daughter, Alabama, left hints on her Instagram account. She posted a picture of her father with Kourtney and wrote "congratulations" and that she was "so happy" for them. Kourtney’s sister, Khl...
US model Kara Wrice,16 , drowns in a river after drinking with friends
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US model Kara Wrice,16 , drowns in a river after drinking with friends

A US model from Missouri who was planning to move to New York City to continue her budding modeling career drowned at a state park. Kara Wrice, a 16-year-old standout junior at Webster Groves High School, died Friday in the Meramec River in Castlewood State Park, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The teen, who had worked as a model for two years, appearing in ads for Famous Footwear, was drinking at the state park with a friend before she drowned, her father said. At the time of the tragedy, Kara wasn’t wearing a life vest when she joined other adults and a friend in the unpredictable raging water, the report said ‘She was a straight-A student,’ the girl’s father, Karl Wrice told the St Louis Post Dispatch. ‘She was also a teenager who made a very not-good decis...
Kevin-Prince Boateng to end career at boyhood club Hertha Berlin
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Kevin-Prince Boateng to end career at boyhood club Hertha Berlin

The ex-Ghana forward is planning to draw the curtain on his illustrious career at the Olympiastadion Kevin-Prince Boateng has confirmed Hertha Berlin will be the last club he will play for in his professional career. The 34-year-old joined the Old Lady on a one-year deal last month after his contract with Italian Serie B club Monza expired at the end of the 2020-21 season. Having started his professional career in the German capital in 2005, Boateng described his return to the Olympiastadion as the final stop in his nomadic career which has seen him play in England, Italy, Spain and Turkey.  
Nigeria’s population will become a liability if we don’t get it right before 2050 – Obasanjo
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Nigeria’s population will become a liability if we don’t get it right before 2050 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has raised alarm of Nigeria's population becoming a big issue in 2050 if things are not done rightly now. Speaking at an event in Ogun state on Sunday June 27, the former President called for population management to ensure we have a population that won't become a liability. Obasanjo said; “If we continue, by the year 3000, we will be the largest country in the world. Now, what are we going to do to handle the situation? How are we going to handle that population? “If we don’t start getting it right now, we will not get it right by 2050. But population by itself may not be a liability if we do what we have to do. But if we don’t do what we have to do – which we are not doing now – the population will become a liability. “We should educa...
Liverpool’s £60m Anfield expansion gets planning permission as Reds prepare to take stadium capacity to 61,000
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Liverpool’s £60m Anfield expansion gets planning permission as Reds prepare to take stadium capacity to 61,000

The proposed redevelopment of the Anfield Road stand has been given the green light by Liverpool City Council's planning committee Liverpool have received official planning permission for their proposed £60m ($85m) redevelopment of Anfield. The move, which would see the famous stadium’s capacity increased to around 61,000, was given the green light on Tuesday after a meeting of Liverpool City Council’s planning committee. The Reds will now look to begin work on the expansion, with an earliest completion date of summer 2023.
Cross River NLC Chairman regains freedom after 82 days in captivity
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Cross River NLC Chairman regains freedom after 82 days in captivity

Comrade Ben Ukpepi, Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State has been released by his abductors after spending 82 days in captivity. Police Spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo said he was released on Monday, June 14. It is however unclear if a ransom was paid or not. Ukpepi was kidnapped for the second time in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State on Sunday, March 21, 2021. This occurred while organized labour in the state were planning a strike.
FIFA 21 best young goalkeepers: The top 50 GKs on career mode
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FIFA 21 best young goalkeepers: The top 50 GKs on career mode

Goal looks at all the wonderkid goalkeepers in Career Mode, listing their potential ability, current rating and price in the game All the best teams in the world are successful because they have quality talent all over the pitch. This includes the very first name on the teamsheet, the goalkeeper. FIFA 21 is no different. Teams live or die on having good goalkeepers and signing a competent No. 1 is essential to any long-term planning. It is why Chelsea decided to turn their back on the most expensive goalkeeper in the history of football to gamble on Edouard Mendy and put the mistakes of Kepa Arrizabalaga in the past. Long-term investments are crucial in FIFA 21 as many of the world's most promising young goalkeepers have a low current rating and may not be good enough to start right...
Chelsea to Offer Four Players in swap Deal for Dortmund’s Haaland
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Chelsea to Offer Four Players in swap Deal for Dortmund’s Haaland

Chelsea are ready to give Borussia Dortmund four players in a swap deal for their striker, Erling Haaland. According to the Express, Chelsea are eager to sign Haaland this summer and the Blues are prepared to use Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham as makeweight in a deal for the Norway international. Haaland had drawn the interest of Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and several top European clubs in the past few weeks. The forward will reportedly be available for £68.9m next summer due to a release clause in his contract. The 20-year-old finished the 2020/2021 season as the highest goal scorer in the Champions League with ten goals. Meanwhile, speaking about Haaland’s future at Dortmund, the club’s Sporting Director, Michael ...
Spurs staff urging Levy to consider Man Utd, Man City swap talks for Kane
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Spurs staff urging Levy to consider Man Utd, Man City swap talks for Kane

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is being pushed internally to explore swaps with Manchester City and Manchester United for star striker Harry Kane. The Daily Mail says staff at Tottenham have been planning for the likely departure of Harry Kane for weeks. While Levy has been prepared to dig his heels in, there has been an acceptance throughout the club for some time that Kane will leave this summer. It is also understood that at scouting and recruitment level talks about planning for a future without Kane have been going on since that period. Recruitment staff have already identified which players they might be able to take in part-exchange from both Manchester clubs. City's Brazilian, Gabriel Jesus, was one name and United's Anthony Martial was another. With even Europe's bi...
Chelsea plan move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi
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Chelsea plan move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi

Chelsea are planning a move for Atalanta winger Ruslan Malinovskyi. The Sun says the Blues are planning a summer raid for Malinovskyi, according to reports. The £20million-rated Ukraine international playmaker has had an outstanding season for his unfancied Italian club. Malinovskyi has scored nine goals in 41 games, and set up a dozen more, to inspire Atalanta to second in Serie A. The Bergamo outfit have also reached the Coppa Italia final, where they will face Juventus on Wednesday. Malinovskyi is also understood to be a target for newly-crowned Serie A champions Inter Milan as well as Paris Saint-Germain. However Chelsea's Russian ownership would offer the 33-cap Ukraine ace extra temptation to move to Stamford Bridge
‘It is a Lie”- IPOB Denies Plans to Attack Lagos
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‘It is a Lie”- IPOB Denies Plans to Attack Lagos

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied claims that its members are planning to attack Lagos State. On Monday, May 10, the Lagos state police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu at a security meeting with the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said the command has received intelligence that some members of the secessionist group were planning to attack the state as some of the members have done in some states in the South-South and South-East regions. “The threat of IPOB to attack soft targets in Lagos is equally being put on the radar of the command intelligence gathering and other security services in the State. Strategies are being put in place to neutralise their activities. The Command is using this medium to solicit the support of all and sundry to be vigilant at all t...
“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad
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“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad

Chimamanda Adichie has returned to social media nearly two months after her mum's death to pay a touching tribute. The renowned author lost her 78-year-old mum, Grace Ifeoma Adichie,  on March 1, 2021. Mrs Adichie's death happened on the day that would have been her late husband's 89th birthday. She died 8 months after her husband, Prof. James Adichie, who passed on after a brief illness in June 2020. Since her mother's death, Chimamanda has stayed off social media. She returned on April 28 to post a tribute to her mother. The Half of a Yellow Sun author shared photos of her and her mother, including one she took with her mother on her wedding day. How does a heart break twice?" Chimamanda captioned the post. Narrating how her mother died, Chimamanda said Mrs ...
Buddhist Monk Chops Off his Own Head as an Offering to Buddha to Reincarnate him as a ‘Higher Spiritual Being’
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Buddhist Monk Chops Off his Own Head as an Offering to Buddha to Reincarnate him as a ‘Higher Spiritual Being’

A monk in Thailand reportedly chopped off his own head as an offering to Buddha in the hope he would be reincarnated as a 'higher spiritual being'. Thammakorn Wangpreecha, 68, was said to have been planning the bizarre ritual sacrifice for more than five years before his death. The monk believed that making the offering to the deity would bring him good luck in the afterlife, a belief known in Buddhism as 'making merit'. The monk was found dead on April 15 at the Wat Phu Hin temple in Nong Bua Lamphu province, in north-eastern Thailand. His nephew, Booncherd Boonrod, who discovered the body said he disclosed his plans in a letter. Booncherd said: 'In the letter, it was stated that chopping his head off was his way of praising Buddha. In the letter he said that he had bee...
Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51
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Former Bad Boy rapper, Black Rob Passes away at 51

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

The Federal Government has alerted airport security chiefs across the country of impending attacks by suspected criminals. To this end, the government through the Ministry of Aviation has alerted the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to beef up security across the airports. FAAN’s Deputy General Manager in charge of Administration and Logistics, S.M. Mamman, issued a memo to airport chiefs of security to review security measures to stave off the attacks. The airports listed included Kaduna, Maiduguri, Sokoto, Kano, Abuja, and Lagos. The memo read: “I am directed to convey an alert from the Ministry of Aviation regarding security threats by criminal elements against Airports in Nigeria and to request for the immediate enumeration of necessary countermeasures for t...
UNIPORT Confirms Death of Final Year student
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UNIPORT Confirms Death of Final Year student

The University of Port Harcourt has confirmed the death of a final year student identified as Gloria Adeleye. LIB reported that the 500-level student of the Department of Animal Science, slumped and died a few days after taking her first semester exams. It was gathered that Gloria finished her exams on Thursday, April 1, 2021, and left the school for her family residence. She was said to have slumped at home on Tuesday, April 6, and was rushed to hospital, where she died. The cause of death has not yet been ascertained, however, students and friends blaimed it on school stress. However, the university spokesman, Kpenu, who confirmed the news, said Gloria didn't die on the school campus. "It is fake. The lady, who put up the post that she died in school, has already apolo...
Arsenal’s Elneny refuses to play as substitute, asks Egypt coach not to invite him again
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Arsenal’s Elneny refuses to play as substitute, asks Egypt coach not to invite him again

Arsenal midfielder, Mohammed Elneny, has rejected the Egypt coach, Hossam El Badry’s request for him to warm-up at half-time during their African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Kenya. The Arsenal star went ahead to tell the national team coach that he would not play and demanded that he be not invited to the team again. The 28 year-old was frustrated with the coach’s decision not to field him in the starting line-up, hence his refusal to come on as a substitute. Elneny remains as one of the biggest names of the Egypt squad despite that he does not play regularly for the Gunners. El Badry was said to have overlooked the Premier League star after promising to start him in the game. “After the first training camp under Hossam El-Badry, Elneny asked not to be called ...
Holland to Send 200 People on Eight-day Holiday to Greece as an Experiment to See if Tourism is Feasible During Pandemic
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Holland to Send 200 People on Eight-day Holiday to Greece as an Experiment to See if Tourism is Feasible During Pandemic

The Dutch government is planning to send 200 people on holiday to Greece for eight days as an experiment to see if tourism is feasible during the pandemic. About 25,000 people are said to have applied for the free trip and the trial will see travellers enjoy an all-inclusive holiday in Rhodes, costing £342 (€399) per person, BBC reports. During the experiment, hosted by holiday firm Sunweb, the selected holiday-goers will not be allowed to leave the resort and will be expected to quarantine for ten days when they return back to Holland. According to RTL Nieuws, those selected must be aged 18-70 and will all be staying at the Mitsis Grand Hotel in Rhodes where they will be the only guests. In the experiment, which has been given the go-ahead by public health authorities ...
Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home
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Man Seen with Ladder Sticking Out of his Head after he Impaled Himself While Doing Renovations at home

A man had to be rushed to hospital after a ladder became impaled in his head. Erkan Kacar, 43, was planning to do some renovations on his home, in the district of Ilkadim in the northern Turkish city of Samsun, when the accident happened. According to local news site Sabah, he stretched out to reach some tools which were stored on a high shelf along with the ladder, but as he grappled for his gear, the ladder fell onto his head. A sharp iron protrusion from the three-step ladder lodged into Erkan's head and would not come loose, so an ambulance and emergency team were called to the scene. An emergency team was unable to cut the iron nub away from the ladder, so Erkan had to be taken to the hospital with the ladder still attached to his head. However, on the way t...
APC Planning To Rig Abia By-election With Security – Ikpeazu Cries Out
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APC Planning To Rig Abia By-election With Security – Ikpeazu Cries Out

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has raised alarm over what he called plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to manipulate the outcome of this weekend by-election in Aba North/South Federal Constituency. The by-election, which is slated to hold on Saturday, March 27, 2021, is to fill the vacant seat for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency following the death of Hon Ossy Prestige, who represented the Constituency. Ikpeazu made the allegation in a statement made available by his Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu According to The statement, Gov. Ikpeazu said the plan of the APC is to overheat the polity as a prelude to calling for full deployment of the military which will in turn create room for them to deploy armed hoodlums with fake Army uniforms to man...
Male Teacher Sacked after Comparing Schoolgirls Who go to Prom to ‘Prostitutes’ and ‘Kardashian Clones’ on his Secret Blog
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Male Teacher Sacked after Comparing Schoolgirls Who go to Prom to ‘Prostitutes’ and ‘Kardashian Clones’ on his Secret Blog

A male teacher, Alexander Price, 43, has been sacked after comparing schoolgirls to ‘prostitutes’ and ‘Kardashian clones’ on his secret gossip blog. Price who teaches at Denbigh High School in north Wales had a blog that he operated anonymously called ‘The Provoked Pedagogue’ where he documented his thoughts like a diary. In one article titled ‘The Problem With Prom’, Price called the event ‘a shallow, vacuous affair, about nothing more than who has spent the most on looking nice’. He said the girls would spend ‘nine out of 12 months’ planning for prom when they should be learning. Price, who teaches Design and technology, then shockingly said girls who went to prom ended up looking like a cross between ‘Eastern European prostitutes and trans-human Kardashian clones’. ...
‘Miyetti Allah Planning To Eliminate Me’ – Ortom Cries To Buhari
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‘Miyetti Allah Planning To Eliminate Me’ – Ortom Cries To Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has accused the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, of planning to eliminate him. Ortom said the leadership of MACBAN targeted him and were planning to eliminate him. He spoke after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, on Tuesday. Governor Ortom disclosed that his lawyers would petition MACBAN’s leadership. “My lawyer is going to make a petition against the leadership of MACBAN because they came out to target me and behind the scene, they are planning to eliminate me in my own land. “If I can’t go to the farm as governor with entire security around me then who else can go to the farm? You can imagine the pains that we have here in Benue State,” Ortom stated. Gunmen suspected to be her...
Cristiano Ronaldo Removed From Juventus’ ‘Untouchable’ List
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Cristiano Ronaldo Removed From Juventus’ ‘Untouchable’ List

  Cristiano Ronaldo has been removed from Juventus’ list of untouchable players. The Serie A champions are planning a major overhaul this summer and Ronaldo is not a concrete part of those plans. Following their embarrassing exit from the Champions League on Tuesday, Juventus are currently drawing up elaborate plans for their squad. The Serie A champions trailed 2-1 from the first leg in Portugal but were eventually beaten on away goals (4-4 on aggregate) Romano said that Juventus boss, Andrea Pirlo has already decided that he would like to stay in charge next season. He said that the Old Lady want to build their team around four names, with Ronaldo left off the untouchables list. “Juventus are planning to rebuild the team,” Romano tweeted. “[Weston] McKennie,...

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