Thursday, December 2

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich end Freiburg’s Unbeaten Run to Stay top
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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich end Freiburg’s Unbeaten Run to Stay top

Bayern Munich opened a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga Saturday with a 2-1 home win over Freiburg, who suffered their first defeat in any competition this season. Leon Goretzka put Bayern ahead with half an hour gone at Munich’s Allianz Arena before Robert Lewandowski bagged his 13th Bundesliga goal this season to make it 2-0 with 15 minutes left. Bayern have now scored 100 goals this calendar year, one short of the record for a German club, set when Cologne netted 101 times in 1977. Freiburg substitute Janik Haberer caused a few nervous looks in the Bayern ranks when the visitors finally beat Manuel Neuer in stoppage time. Second-placed Borussia Dortmund can trim Bayern’s lead when they play RB Leipzig away on Saturday evening. In Munich, goal-scorer Go...
You’re an embodiment of a Nigerian Youth the Government are afraid of – Peter Okoye ‘Mr P’ praises DJ Switch over her speech at Oslo Freedom Forum
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You’re an embodiment of a Nigerian Youth the Government are afraid of – Peter Okoye ‘Mr P’ praises DJ Switch over her speech at Oslo Freedom Forum

Singer Peter Okoye a.k.a Mr P has praised DJ Switch over her speech at Oslo Freedom Forum. In her speech at the Oslo Freedom Forum, the entertainer referenced Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s 1977 hit song, Zombie, where he likened the Nigerian Army to Zombies, saying they are like ‘mindless zombies following idiotic orders.’ DJ Switch who gained prominence after doing a live video of the Lekki Toll Gate shooting last October, also chided Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture who she described as one of the country's 'oppressors'. She said; “As an artiste and a DJ, I listen to music a lot all the time and I am reminded of the legend — the artiste, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. He was known for speaking truth to power with his music and I am reminded of his 1977 song titled, Zombie. Here, F...
Brentford vs Chelsea: Tuchel rates Malang Sarr, Chalobah’s performances after EPL 1-0 win
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Brentford vs Chelsea: Tuchel rates Malang Sarr, Chalobah’s performances after EPL 1-0 win

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has praised the performances of Malang Sarr and Trevoh Chalobah following his side’s Premier League 1-0 win against Brentford on Saturday. Sarr and Chalobah played in a back three, alongside Andreas Christensen. The youngsters played their part in keeping a clean sheet for Tuchel’s side as Ben Chilwell’s first-half goal gave Chelsea all three points against Brentford. Speaking on their performances, Tuchel told Sky Sports: “We trust the guys who played, they are young and they needed it. “Otherwise, if you don’t play, you can’t get experience. “They did very, very good and in the last 25 minutes, we need to talk about where we can do better and always there is room to improve.” Chelsea’s next fixture is against Malmo in the Champions League o...
‘He really helped me at Chelsea’ – John Mikel Obi praises Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea
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‘He really helped me at Chelsea’ – John Mikel Obi praises Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea

Former Nigeria men's football team captain ,John Mikel Obi has praised former Ghana captain, Michael Essien for supporting him during his early years at Chelsea. Mikel met Essien in Jose Mourinho's team in 2006 and he recalled the role the Ghanaian played which helped him integrate quickly into the first-team. Mikel spent 11 years at Chelsea and he played 249 Premier League games with a goal and 10 assists to his name. According to Mikel, when he first joined as a young boy, he was surprised by the calibre of his teammates, but that Essien encouraged him to dominate the Blues’ midfield. "Suddenly, I was sharing a dressing room with all these players I had watched on television back in Africa," Mikel told the Athletic. "I was sitting next to Lassana Diarra. I'd be there t...
Conor McGregor reacts to Deontay Wilder’s defeat against Tyson Fury
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Conor McGregor reacts to Deontay Wilder’s defeat against Tyson Fury

Former UFC champion, Conor McGregor, has reacted to Deontay Wilder’s trilogy fight defeat against Tyson Fury. Wilder was knocked down in the third, 10th and 11th rounds as he failed to avenge his 2020 defeat to Fury over the weekend at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA. Reacting, McGregor praised both Wilder and Fury, adding that it was hard to not be impressed with the American boxer. “Great fight that. Both warriors, both winners,” McGregor wrote on Twitter on Sunday. “Hard to not be impressed with Deontay there. Against the much larger man and almost got it done. Great fight. 40lbs in weight difference is A LOT. “Fair play both men there, very enjoyable fights they have had together. Respect. “Their skill levels are unique but very close. A great heavyweight trilo...
Champions League: Solskjaer Singles out two Man Utd players after 2-1 win over Villarreal
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Champions League: Solskjaer Singles out two Man Utd players after 2-1 win over Villarreal

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has praised Cristiano Ronaldo and goalkeeper David De Gea, following their 2-1 win over Villarreal in the Champions League on Wednesday. De Gea kept United in the game at 1-0 with a string of fantastic saves, before Alex Telles cancelled out Paco Alcacer’s opener with a stunning drive. Ronaldo then popped up in the 95th minute with the winning goal. Solskjaer said afterwards: “He’s done that so many times. When you saw him against the Republic of Ireland a few weeks ago [for Portugal], he missed a penalty early, didn’t touch the ball more or less and then scored two great headers in the last two minutes. “That’s just what he’s done throughout his career. He’s so strong mentally. He stays in the game, I’ve seen him...
Ballon D’Or 2021: I hope Jorginho wins ahead of Messi – Chiellini
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Ballon D’Or 2021: I hope Jorginho wins ahead of Messi – Chiellini

Juventus defender, Giorgio Chiellini, has backed his national team-mate Jorginho to win the Ballon d’Or. Chiellini is set to face Jorginho’s Chelsea in the Champions League on Wednesday. Ahead of the match, the Italian centre back praised Jorginho, who lifted both the Champions League and Euro 2020 trophies this year. The midfielder is one of the favourites to win the Ballon D’Or along with Lionel Messi. But Chiellini told a press conference: “I hope he will be able to win, he is a good friend of mine. It’s an award that would feel like it was mine. “He was involved in a win and emotions that will always be in our hearts. “I’ve always thought he was a good player but after the first few training sessions, I realised how good he is, what a top player he is.”...
‘This man came from nothing to build everything for his family- Kiddwaya celebrates his dad as they holiday in Greece (photos)
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‘This man came from nothing to build everything for his family- Kiddwaya celebrates his dad as they holiday in Greece (photos)

Reality TV star, Kiddwaya, and his billionaire dad, Terry Waya, are currently on holiday in Mykonos, Greece. Kidd shared photos of himself and his dad enjoying their holiday and also praised him. He posted photos on his Instagram page this evening with the caption ''This man came from NOTHING to build EVERYTHING for his family. Ya’ll wouldn’t understand the blood , sweat and tears he put in. But now I’m starting to understand. I Love you forever pops! '' 
Daughter of Pastor Paul Enenche trends on Facebook because of her Fashion Sense
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Daughter of Pastor Paul Enenche trends on Facebook because of her Fashion Sense

Deborah Enenche, the first daughter of Pastor Paul Enenche, is currently trending on Facebook as users discuss her fashion sense. Photos of the gospel singer are going viral on social media, with people pointing out her love for cowgirl boots.   Some criticized her for wearing multiple rings on her fingers, despite being a pastor's daughter.   Others praised her for staying true to herself and sticking with the style she's comfortable with.   See more photos of the singer/lawyer below.
Roy Keane lists two major problems with Man Utd after Ronaldo’s arrival
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Roy Keane lists two major problems with Man Utd after Ronaldo’s arrival

Premier League legend, Roy Keane has identified two major problems with Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United. The former Man United star praised the club’s decision to re-sign the Portugal international but pointed out that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will still miss out on winning the Premier League title this season. Late last week, United made a late move to beat city rivals Manchester City and agree on a deal with Juventus for the 36-year-old, who spent six seasons under Sir Alex Ferguson in his first spell at Old Trafford. But Keane, who was Manchester United captain when Ronaldo first played for Manchester United said that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still has problems with his goalkeeping and midfield situations. He insisted that his former cl...
West Brom vs Arsenal: Arteta singles out two players after 6-0 win
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West Brom vs Arsenal: Arteta singles out two players after 6-0 win

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has praised debutant Aaron Ramsdale and Martin Odegaard, following their 6-0 win over West Brom in the Carabao Cup second round. It was the Gunners’ first win of the season, following back-to-back 2-0 defeats in the Premier League to Brentford and Chelsea. Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted a hat-trick, while Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette also got on the score sheet. Arteta told Sky Sports: “The attitude the team had from the beginning [was good]. We were disappointed not to win the two games in the league. “When you lose the most important thing is to win the next match to get some confidence. We scored some good goals.” Odegaard and Ramsdale were making their first appearances this season....
All-Stars hail Ekiti United FC for making super league
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All-Stars hail Ekiti United FC for making super league

The leadership of the All-Stars International, Ekiti State has praised players and technical crew of the Ekiti United FC for qualifying for the super league However, the leadership of the club under its president, Dr. Sola Afolayan urged the players not to relent or rest on its oars. In a statement in Ado Ekiti, Afolayan advised that the target of the players and the technical crew should be the Nigeria Premier league which he said was achievable if they sustain the current zeal and commitment. He said the mentors of the All-Stars team are happy over the success recorded with a promise to continue to support them towards achieving the main goal. While appreciating the government of Dr. Kayode Fayemi for the financial and moral support for the team, Dr Afolayan c...
You Make Loving You So Easy” – Ebuka Uchendu’s Wife Writes Touching Message To Celebrate His 39th Birthday
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You Make Loving You So Easy” – Ebuka Uchendu’s Wife Writes Touching Message To Celebrate His 39th Birthday

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has been praised by his wife and showered with sweet words on his 39th birthday. Cynthia Uchendu, wife to popular TV host and media personality took to her social media page to write the sweet words. Cynthia also stressed that the media personnel made loving him easy for her. She wrote ‘‘Happy birthday to a sweet, kind ,intelligent and strong man.   The kids and I are extremely blessed to have you in our lives. You make loving you so easy. You have a way of bringing light and joy wherever you go. Your light will never go dim. May God’s favour never depart you in all that you do. I love you so much! 💛
Solskjaer speaks on Rashford taking penalties at Man Utd after Euro 2020 miss
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Solskjaer speaks on Rashford taking penalties at Man Utd after Euro 2020 miss

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said Marcus Rashford will still “put his hand up” for penalties when he comes back to the club. Solskjaer insists Rashford won’t be affected by his Euro 2020 final miss. The Three Lions lost 3-2 on penalties to Italy in the Euro 2020 final, after 120 minutes of football ended 1-1. Rashford missed from the spot, before Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka saw their spot-kicks saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma. Solskjaer has praised Rashford for having the courage to take a penalty on such a huge stage, and has no doubt that the 23-year-old will continue to take on the same responsibilities at club level. “You know the thing is when you step up to take a penalty, I think you’ve already won,” the United boss told the club’s...
Euro 2020: Morata speaks after missing penalty as Spain crash out
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Euro 2020: Morata speaks after missing penalty as Spain crash out

Spain striker, Alvaro Morata has spoken out first time after missing a penalty during the shootout that sent his national team out of the Euro 2020 on Tuesday night. The Juventus star said that Spain deserved ‘much more’ after 120 minutes of enthralling action. Italy and Spain played out a 1-1 draw and could not be separated after extra time with the contest going to a penalty shootout. Morata came off the bench to level for Spain in normal time, but saw his penalty saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma. Italy now wait patiently for the Sunday’s final when they will take on England or Denmark. “This group deserved more, much more,” Morata wrote on Instagram. “Like the whole of Spain, it was also my dream, our dream. I am proud to have been part of this team. To those who have...
Euro 2020: Fabregas Reveals Player that Forced him out of Chelsea
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Euro 2020: Fabregas Reveals Player that Forced him out of Chelsea

  Monaco playmaker, Cesc Fabregas, has admitted the arrival of Jorginho sped up his exit from Chelsea. Fabregas left Stamford Bridge in January 2019, ending his five-year stay at the club, as he was deemed surplus to requirements by Maurizio Sarri. The 34-year-old made only six Premier League appearances that season, as Sarri opted for a three-man midfield with Jorginho being the focal point. Fabregas however praised Jorginho ahead of Italy’s 3-0 win over Turkey in their Euro 2020. He said on BBC One: “One of the biggest reasons I left Chelsea is because of him (Jorginho). “He’s a very smart player, intelligent, a very good passer of the ball. The only thing I can say about him sometimes is he releases the ball too quickly when he can play forward. “He makes t...
UCL final: Arsene Wenger highlights why Chelsea Defeated Man City again
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UCL final: Arsene Wenger highlights why Chelsea Defeated Man City again

  Former Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger has praised Thomas Tuchel for creating a ‘tactical problem’ for Pep Guardiola in last night’s Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City. Chelsea won their second Champions League trophy in history and a first for Tuchel as Blues manager with Kai Havertz’s first-half goal in Porto. It was indeed a difficult night for Pep Guardiola’s side as they struggled to break down Chelsea throughout the game. Chelsea on the other hand, missed a couple of excellent chances in each half through Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic. Wenger, a Premier League legend, praised Tuchel’s decision to tuck Mason Mount and Havertz inwards when Chelsea were out of position in order to force City to attack in wider areas. “I would still sa...
Chelsea manager, Tuchel tells Granovskaia Player to Sign
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Chelsea manager, Tuchel tells Granovskaia Player to Sign

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has asked the club’s Director, Marina Granovskaia, to get him PSG midfielder, Marco Verratti, this summer transfer window. According to the UK Express, Tuchel pointed out the name of Verratti to Granovskaia during a conversation between the pair and informed her of his desire to reunite with his former player. Tuchel coached the Italian midfielder during his time at PSG before he joined Chelsea last January. Verratti was a vital component of the PSG team under Tuchel and often praised him for his managerial style and vice versa. The 28-year-old has also expressed his desire to play in England one day. Meanwhile, It remains to be seen if PSG are open to letting one of their best midfielders leave the French Ligue 1 champions. V...
You’ll never Know Peace in this Life – Actress Lydia Forson Curses man who Said her Mother is not Worth Celebrating
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You’ll never Know Peace in this Life – Actress Lydia Forson Curses man who Said her Mother is not Worth Celebrating

As many celebrated their mother yesterday May 9, actress Lydia Forson had quite an exchange with a follower over the celebration which took place worldwide. The troll who commented on the Ghanaian actress' mother's day post, said Lydia Forson’s mother’s inability to scold her for wearing a short dress proves that not all mothers deserve to be praised. Forson who lashed out at the follower over the comment, stated that he will never know peace in life. She added that the curse will be revoked only when he begs God for forgiveness. See the exchange below;
Tuchel Opens up on Rudiger’s Fight With Kepa in Training
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Tuchel Opens up on Rudiger’s Fight With Kepa in Training

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has spoken publicly for the first time about a training ground bust-up that involved defender, Antonio Rudiger and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Tuchel praised Rudiger for issuing an immediate apology following the incident. The two players had to be separated during a small-sided game on Sunday, after Kepa took exception to a strong tackle from Rudiger. When asked if the incident was serious between Rudiger and Kepa, Tuchel replied: “I would tell you if it was so but it was not. “It had nothing to do with the defeat. It was just an incident in training, it got heated up between Toni and Kepa. “We calmed the situation down immediately. I don’t want to play down how artificial, these are things we don’t want to accept and things a...
Thierry Henry gives conditions for next coaching job
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Thierry Henry gives conditions for next coaching job

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has said he is “available” only if the “right project” comes his way, after being asked about the vacant manager’s job at Celtic. Henry left Montreal Impact last month citing personal reasons. Celtic are looking for a new manager following Neil Lennon’s resignation in February. And when asked about the possibility of becoming Celtic boss, Henry admitted he is open to the prospect and praised Steven Gerrard for the work he has done at Rangers. “With all humility, whatever is going to come my way – I’m not saying that should come my way,” Henry said on the Robbie Fowler podcast. “Whatever is going to come my way I’m going to try to evaluate. I’m sure they’re going to work on what they’re going to work on. “I don’t know what’s happening the...
It Takes One to Know One – Putin Reacts to Biden Calling him a Killer
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It Takes One to Know One – Putin Reacts to Biden Calling him a Killer

Russia's President, Vladmir Putin has reacted to US President Joe Biden calling him a killer and saying that he would “pay a price” for 2020 US election interference. When asked about Biden’s comments during a video call on Thursday March 18,  that was aired on Russian state TV, Putin said he wished his counterpart in Washington good health and was saying that "without irony", but charged that the comments reflected America's own troubled past. The Russian leader who praised the American people, said the legacy of slavery and the country's treatment of Native Americans weighed heavily on its dealings abroad. He added that for Biden to call him a killer, it takes one to know one. Putin said; "In the history of every people, every state, there are a lot of hard, dramatic and bl...
Why I Always Pass the Ball to Messi – Pedri
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Why I Always Pass the Ball to Messi – Pedri

Barcelona youngster, Pedri, has said that he always tries to pass the ball to captain Lionel Messi when he gets it because every time the Argentine touches the ball, something happens. Pedri, who was called up to the Spain national team for the first time on Monday, said this following Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Huesca in the LaLiga at Camp Nou last night. The 18-year-old also praised Messi for the records he achieved against Huesca. “To play alongside Leo [Messi] is an absolute joy,” Pedri said at a post-match press conference after the game. “I enjoy going to training every day. “Whenever I get it [ball], I try to pass to him because every time he touches the ball, something happens. “It’s absolutely crazy what he’s achieving. He’s the best player in the world.” Barce...
Alaafin of Oyo marries his 13th wife, Olori Chioma Adeyemi
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Alaafin of Oyo marries his 13th wife, Olori Chioma Adeyemi

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has married a new wife amid reports of marital crisis rocking his palace in the last few months. The monarch and his 13th wife were spotted at the installation of Real Estate Giant, Chief Tomori Williams as the Aare Onikoyi of Yorubaland last weekend. Their union came to light after popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde praised the monarch and also mentioned Olori Chioma Adeyemi. City People reported that Oba Lamidi Adeyemi got married to the new Queen last year. Though she is yet to embark on a 9-month course, she will be the first young eastern Queen married to Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.
Liverpool vs Chelsea: Jamie Carragher Takes Swipe at Klopp, Praises Tuchel
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Liverpool vs Chelsea: Jamie Carragher Takes Swipe at Klopp, Praises Tuchel

  Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, has taken a veiled swipe at the club’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, and hailed Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, following the Blues’ Premier League 1-0 win over the Reds on Thursday. Carragher praised Tuchel for sticking to his ‘very brave’ game-plan against Liverpool and said Klopp’s men were short in terms of pressing. Chelsea secured the win over the Premier League champions, thanks to Mason Mount’s first-half goal. Carragher told Sky Sports: “They [Chelsea] looked like a real top outfit. They really did. It was almost like a European team coming to Anfield. “I have played in games like that myself where you think you are going to get after a team and everyone is short. That is what it felt like tonight watching Liverpool. You could may...
“Beauty” : Fans React To Haaland SHOCK Bicycle Kick Goal Vs Schalke
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“Beauty” : Fans React To Haaland SHOCK Bicycle Kick Goal Vs Schalke

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has now been praised by fans after he scored a stunning bicycle kick goal. Jadon Sancho played the ball into the ball and Haaland got away from his marker to score a beautiful goal. Haaland's goal made it 2-0 in favour of Borussia Dortmund after Jadon Sancho scored the first goal. A fan on Twitter wrote: "That Goal Is Unstoppable." Another fan wrote: "Haaland is the next Ronaldo." Watch Video; https://youtu.be/4qWpx9xR8JY
Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman
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Dortmund Are Extremely Dangerous – Julian Nagelsman

RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsman has praised Borussia Dortmund's ability ahead of their classic clash in the Bundesliga on Saturday. RB Leipzig will host Dortmund on Saturday in a mouth-watering Bundesliga clash which everyone has been looking forward to. Prior to the encounter, Leipzig sits second in the Bundesliga table, six points ahead of Dortmund, who are fourth, and two behind leader Bayern Munich after 14 matches. The game which will take place at the Red Bull Arena will be RB Leipzig's first home game of 2021 and the high flying side will look to win this one. Speaking in a press conference ahead of the game, Nagelsman praised Dortmund's ability and also highlighted the threat Erling Haaland can bring to the game. "Borussia Dortmund have an unbelievably talented tea...
Don Jazzy Praised The Bravery And Courage Of Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram
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Don Jazzy Praised The Bravery And Courage Of Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

Mavin CEO and Music producer, Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has praised the bravery and courage of Nigerian soldiers fighting the insurgency. The 37-year-old acknowledged their sacrifice in a post he shared on Twitter on Thursday. “We need to understand why it’s constructive to acknowledge the bravery and doggedness of our armed forces’ personnel who have put their lives on the line in the fight against insurgency. We need to come together regardless of our ethnic, religious and political differences,” he wrote, On April 1, Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, announced that he would financially assist the families of soldiers fighting Boko Haram as much he could. He tweeted, ”To our military men in the jungle fighting terrorists, risking your lives to prot...
Osimhen Is Future Of Nigerian Football, Says Ighalo
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Osimhen Is Future Of Nigerian Football, Says Ighalo

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has praised Victor Osimhen and claims the 21-year-old is the future of Nigerian football. Osimhen has been in sublime form for Lille this season with 18 goals in 38 appearances so far. The Nigeria international has been linked with a move away this summer, while reports last month claimed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had made him a ‘priority’ transfer target for Manchester United. Ighalo, who regularly speaks to Osimhen, has backed the young striker to ‘break records’ in Europe and says he has the right mentality to be a success. ‘I talk to Osimhen, he’s a very nice boy, young, he’s a good guy,’ Ighalo said in an interview with Elegbete TV. ‘We talk, not almost every day, but almost every time I advise him. ‘He’s the future of Nigerian footb...
Young woman ‘forced to wear niqab’ by her family, causes outrage after she took it off to take a photo for Twitter
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Young woman ‘forced to wear niqab’ by her family, causes outrage after she took it off to take a photo for Twitter

A young woman took off her niqab to take a photo which she shared on Twitter and it earned her a mixture or criticisms and praise. @ladyamali shared a photo of herself fully covered with a niqab and another where she was without a niqab. She cropped out part of her face in the photo without niqab then revealed she can't afford to be caught by her family. She wrote: "forced to wear niqab by my family to being free, one day I will have the courage to show my full face #NoHijabDay"         Her tweet went viral and got reactions from Twitter users. Some called her out for exposing her body and going against her family, while some praised her courage. See some reactions below.  
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Reaction to Awkward Prince Andrew Joke Made by Rebel Wilson at BAFTAs
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Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Reaction to Awkward Prince Andrew Joke Made by Rebel Wilson at BAFTAs

Rebel Wilson boldly made jokes about Prince Andrew right in front of his nephew Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton at last night’s Baftas 2020 which held in the Royal Albert Hall. Handing out the award to the all-male Best Director category, the actress said: "Good evening distinguished guests and those who don’t identify as that. It is really great to be here at the Royal Andrew… Royal Harry… Royal Phillip… this royal palace place." Prince William and Kate Middleton were just meters away and the cameras zoomed in on them. Despite huge laughs from the A-listers in attendance, the royals barely forced a smile. Their reaction to Rebel's joke about Prince Andrew - who has received heat for his link to convicted paedophile Jefferey Epstein - was a far cry f...
Tyra Banks praises Gabrielle Union after ‘America’s Got Talent’ exit
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Tyra Banks praises Gabrielle Union after ‘America’s Got Talent’ exit

Former "America's Got Talent" host Tyra Banks has praised Gabrielle Union for her comments after leaving her role as a judge on the reality show. The 47-year-old actress - who recently promised to be "unapologetically" herself after her exit, following reports she had complained about a "toxic" culture and racial discrimination - has received the support of the 46-year-old model, who hosted the programme in 2017. Tyra told Yahoo: "I almost kind of like dipped my toe in and left, so I'm not really immersed in the culture. "Like people ask me about Victoria's Secret, I can wax poetic about that -- I was there for 10 years... What I love about what she did is she was very vulnerable. "I wasn't super close to it, but I saw some of her tweets. I thought it was maybe beautiful... h...
Mimiko to bury mother in February
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Mimiko to bury mother in February

Former governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, will on February 20 and 21 hold the funeral of his mother, Muyinat Mimiko. The 88-year-old died on December 13 at her residence in Ondo after a brief illness. The former governor, who was visited on Wednesday by members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), said he enjoyed good publicity during his administration. He praised his late mother for her accommodating spirit while she was alive. “I will convey all your kind words to the family; we feel honoured. She was our heroine and occasions like this make us remember the good and the bad times we shared with her,” Mimiko said. “Since her passing away, we have learnt more about what she did behind us. It was after she died we knew she sent a lot of young ones to schoo...
Ray J Introduces his Newborn Son to the World
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Ray J Introduces his Newborn Son to the World

Ray J has introduced his newborn son, Epik Ray Norwood into  world and also praised his wife, Princess Love for her strength. He shared a photo of his son and another of himself staring at his newborn son in the hospital. He also shared a photo of Princess Love with their first daughter, Melody Love, laying on a hospital bed. He praised Princess Love as a "blessing" and said he's proud of her. See below.
Lampard Hails Rashford’s Wonder Goal Against Chelsea
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Lampard Hails Rashford’s Wonder Goal Against Chelsea

Frank Lampard praised Marcus Rashford for his 'special goal' as Manchester United defeated Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night. The England international gave United the lead in the first-half thanks to a clinical penalty kick, however the home side pegged back after the break thanks to a terrific goal from forward Michy Batshuayi. With the scores level Rashford proved to be the match winner for United and sealed his side's place in the last eight of the competition when he fired in a ferocious free-kick from distance which left opposition goalkeeper Willy Caballero with no chance. Television replays showed Rashford's free-kick did take a deflection on its route to goal, but speaking after the match Chelsea manager Lampard praised the 21-year-old for his wonderful strike...
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp impressed by work rate of striker Nurković
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Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp impressed by work rate of striker Nurković

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has praised the work rate of his Serbian striker Samir Nurković‚ who scored a brace during their 2-0 win over rivals Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus on Sunday. Nurković scored in either half to give Chiefs the much needed morale-booster ahead of the Telkom Knockout‚ quarterfinal showdown against Orlando Pirates on Saturday and also to hand Sundowns their first league defeat of the season. “His work rate is exceptional‚” said Middendorp who has guided Amakhosi to the top of the Absa Premiership standings with 22 points from 9 matches. “I think this is something that we are not having in SA soccer. "This is something that every time being prepared to top it up on 100 percent‚ you can learn something that you should always be prepared. I am every d...
History-making referee Stephanie Frappart praised for Super Cup performance
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History-making referee Stephanie Frappart praised for Super Cup performance

Stephanie Frappart became the first female referee to officiate a major men's European match when she took charge of Wednesday's Uefa Super Cup. History-making aside, the French official had to deal with VAR reviews, penalty decisions and back chat from players - so all in all just a normal night in the life of any referee. Along with her all-female team of assistant referees, Manuela Nicolosi of Italy and Michelle O'Neill from the Republic of Ireland, Frappart received praise from pundits and fans for her measured performance as Liverpool beat Chelsea in a penalty shootout. "I think she's had a great game - she's been brilliant in what's been a difficult game," former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole told BT Sport. "She's been excellent and let the game flow and got mos...
Stella Dimokokorkus Reacts as Waje Says She’s Quiting Music
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Stella Dimokokorkus Reacts as Waje Says She’s Quiting Music

Blogger Stella Dimokokorkus has praised singer Waje for boldly announcing in an interview that she is quiting music for good. According to Waje, the money she was making from showbiz wasn’t enough to cater for her needs, hence the reason why she is quitting. While many felt skeptical about the singer’s decision, Stella Dimokokorkus is of the opinion that she deserves a shout out for taking the decision after identifying her problem. She wrote: I just watched the Video where Waje announced she is porting from music. I loved her self confidence and how she could identify what the problem was and wanted to move on. The two Ladies with her trying to convince her not to give up,nice one but una advise was wrong. Sometimes God can anoint u to move on and you will get delayed by fri...
Singer Frenchie Davis Shocks Followers with Naked Photo of Herself
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Singer Frenchie Davis Shocks Followers with Naked Photo of Herself

American singer, Frenchie Davis shared a naked photo of herself while vacationing in Bali, Indonesia and social media users body-shamed her for it. The 39-year-old posed in only a full-length kimono jacket with nothing beneath. The kimono was open to show her naked body. She captioned the photo: "No apologies. Deal with it!" While some people praised her for the photo, a number of people criticized her for displaying nudity. But she was unfazed and hit back at her critics.   In another post, she said to the critics: "Your discomfort wit fat bodies ain’t got nothing to do with me. And it’s already tomorrow in Southeast Asia.....so....I got time. ?"  
Nigerian Man in Tears as His Wife Publicly Prays for Him
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Nigerian Man in Tears as His Wife Publicly Prays for Him

A video of a Nigerian man in tears has surfaced on the internet as his wife publicly prayed for him while on her kneels. The husband and the wife were at a public event and the wife, right in the presence of other guests praised her husband and thanked him for the good life she is living with him. The lady who went on her kneels, said: “You always make me proud. You are not rich but there is nothing I want that this man doesn’t do for me. He would go out of his way. Whatever makes me happy makes him happy. God thank you. I’m grateful. He even takes my family as his own blood. What more can I asked for? I’m not more than this, but he loves me despite all my flaws. God I’m thankful. It’s not as if I’m perfect or because of my uprightness. I know you are not rich but out of ...
Paul Pogba Is The Best Midfielder In Europe – Phil Neville
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Paul Pogba Is The Best Midfielder In Europe – Phil Neville

Pundit Phil Neville has praised Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba as the best in Europe on his day. The 25-year-old took his goals tally to seven with a Brace against Huddersfield at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Pogba has returned to form since the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager. Former Coach Jose Mourinho fell out with Pogba in his last 12 months at the club and left him out of his final game as manager against Liverpool. However, MySportDab report Neville believes there's nobody better than Pogba in his position when he's on form. Speaking on the Boxing Day edition of Match of the Day, Neville said: "You play for Man United and you talk of freedom of expression, exciting football, go out there and score goals, attacking football, play with a smile o...
At 97 My Father Treks 1mile A Day – Charlyboy Mocks Buhari
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At 97 My Father Treks 1mile A Day – Charlyboy Mocks Buhari

He Asked The President To Step Down For Younger Generation Popular activist, Charles Oputa, also known as Charlyboy has reacted to the claim by the Presidency that President Muhammadu Buhari walked over 800 meters from Daura Mosque to his residence on Tuesday. Charlyboy, while reacting to the news, said Buhari was a failure no matter the distance he walked, stating that a President should instead be praised for creating jobs and eradicating poverty. In a post on his Twitter page, he wrote, “If Buhari like make he trek from Abuja reach Jericho, who he help? Na confirm failure. Em health, em presidency, suffering Nigerians. “Before my papa died at 97, he dey trek at least 1mile a day. Sai Baba go rest, no dey drag with your children dem. Is not by force Abegi. “Oga president is ...

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