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I once had the opportunity to see the real Femi. Not a nice person’- Tyson Fury reveals heated phone call he had with Anthony Joshua
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I once had the opportunity to see the real Femi. Not a nice person’- Tyson Fury reveals heated phone call he had with Anthony Joshua

Boxing champion, Tyson Fury has revealed he had a heated argument with Anthony Joshua over the phone and that during that encounter he came across 'the real Femi' claiming the British-Nigerian boxer is not nice in real life. The rival heavyweight champions were close to confirming an undisputed fight this summer, only for Deontay Wilder to successfully win his arbitration case which forced Fury into a third meeting with him. Following the crash of their expected fight, Joshua and Fury exchanged insults in a heated feud on social media – their most public war of words to date. Now, Fury has revealed they have also battled with words in private saying Joshua would never forget in a hurry how he rebuffed him. Fury told The Lowdown: “I have definitely encountered the true Anthony...
Sancho to Become Second Highest paid Man Utd player
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Sancho to Become Second Highest paid Man Utd player

  Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, will become the second-highest earning player at Manchester United if he completes a transfer this summer. United are still on Sancho, after being rebuffed in their attempts 12 months ago. The two clubs remain at loggerheads over a fee for the England international and the Red Devils have seen a £67million bid rejected on Thursday. Dortmund want £80m instead to part ways with their No 7. Despite this setback, United have agreed personal terms with Sancho. According to the Guardian, the 21-year-old is set to be handed a five-year deal worth around £350,000-a-week. In doing so, the England international would become the second-highest earner at the club, just shy of goalkeeper David de Gea’s £375,000-a-week deal. He will...
Oba Otudeko Rebuffed My Pleas On First Bank Crisis – Emefiele
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Oba Otudeko Rebuffed My Pleas On First Bank Crisis – Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has revealed how boardroom guru and major shareholder with the First Bank Nigeria Limited, Dr. Obafoluke Otudeko spurned his calls and pleas not to interfere with the running of the bank by engineering the removal of its managing director/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan. According to the CBN Governor, Otudeko, a major shareholder controlling about 10 percent of First Bank, rebuffed his calls and also refused to pick the calls of 2 other major shareholders of the Bank, sought to intervene. “I spoke to Mr. Oba Otudeko, he refused to grant my request. I had to call two of his fellow major shareholders to call him to ask the board not to take such decisions without the approval of the CBN. He refused to pi...
Ondo State Govt Retrieves Three Vehicles From Former Deputy Governor
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Ondo State Govt Retrieves Three Vehicles From Former Deputy Governor

The Ondo State Government has retrieved three vehicles in the custody of the immediate past Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. The vehicles include a Toyota Landcruiser Jeep, V8, 2019 model and two Toyota Hilux vans also of 2019 model. The State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, April 26, said while efforts are on to recover any other remaining vehicle(s) still in possession of the former Deputy Governor, Government expresses gratitude to the security agencies, especially the Police, for the most-needed intervention. The development comes almost two weeks after the State Govt asked the police to prevail on  Ajayi, to return government vehicles in his possession two months after his exit from office. ...
Thomas Partey Receives Triple Wages Offer from Arsenal
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Thomas Partey Receives Triple Wages Offer from Arsenal

Premier League giants, Arsenal have offered to triple Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Partey’s wages, Goal reports. Partey, who has a £44.5million release clause in his current contract with Atletico, had drawn the interest of Arsenal in recent weeks. The Ghanian international is now weighing up his options after receiving a huge contract offer from the Gunners. Arsenal is prepared to triple the wages Partey currently earns at Atletico if he agrees to join Mikel Arteta’s side this summer. Atletico has so far rebuffed Arsenal’s advances for Partey, but Diego Simeone’s side is now open to cashing in on the 27-year-old whose current contract at the club expires in 2023. Partey had said in the summer of 2018 that he was hopeful of playing in the Premier League, on...
DSS  Arrest and Detain Journalist for Publishing  Articles Criticizing Buhari, Tinubu and EFCC
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DSS Arrest and Detain Journalist for Publishing Articles Criticizing Buhari, Tinubu and EFCC

A journalist, Ayoola Babalola, has been allegedly arrested by officials of the Department of State Services, for allegedly publishing articles criticising President Buhari's administration and also the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu as well as the EFCC. Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, who is the legal representative of Babalola, made this known in a statement he released on social media. According to the lawyer, Babalola was arrested on Thursday January 23rd and arraigned before the Magistrate court Abeokuta on Friday January 24th and later remanded in the Ibara Mximum prison Abeokuta. Inibehe said Babalola was arrested for publishing articles which were deemed critical of President Buhari, APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu and the EFCC. ...
50 Cent reveals he tried to make peace with his eldest son but was rebuffed
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50 Cent reveals he tried to make peace with his eldest son but was rebuffed

50 Cent has said he's been doing everything possible to make peace with his eldest son Marquise Jackson, 22, but the boy has refused to have a relationship with him. 50 Cent and his son have been known to go at each other online and 50 has sometimes directed his savagery at his son. Before Marquise turned 18, 50 was known for going on Instagram to troll the boy's mother, saying he will soon be free from paying child support and her meal ticket will be gone. But the rapper wants peace now and he revealed during an interview with Big Boy's Neighborhood in Los Angeles that he has made attempts to make peace with his son but the younger man always curves him. 50 Cent was asked during the interview: "What is your relationship like with your eldest son Marquise?" And he responded, "I...
I’m Not a One-hit Wonder – Mr Real
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I’m Not a One-hit Wonder – Mr Real

Nigerian singer Mr Real has rebuffed the claims in some quarters he is a one-hit wonder after he has refused to convince his fans with another hit after his 2017 song Legbegbe. In a chat with The Punch, he however stated that he has so much to offer the music industry and the most important thing is to remain relevant. He stated, “Anyone who thinks I’m a one-hit wonder is not God because I know what I have and I believe in myself. If you always expect your next song to be bigger than the last, you may not release songs again. 2Baba has released many great songs but none is bigger than African Queen. As artistes, we just have to continue doing our best. It is only God who makes hit songs. For me, I think the most important thing is to remain relevant.”
Woman Attacked by Her Husband For allegedly Refusing to Have Anal Sex With Him
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Woman Attacked by Her Husband For allegedly Refusing to Have Anal Sex With Him

A woman from Kijichi Mkoa in Western Zanzibar, Tanzania is nursing facial injuries after she was allegedly beaten up by her husband for allegedly refusing to have anal sex with him. The victim says her husband has for long been pestering her for the unnatural act, but she has always rebuffed his advances. According to the woman, Islamic practice does not advocate anal sex.The victim says her partner accuses her of being “naïve” on matters sex. “He began demanding anal sex from me three months after our wedding. I told him: ‘no’; straight away! He, however, kept on urging me to give in to his demands. Even when I was seven months pregnant, he still wanted to have anal sex with me. I stood my ground, nonetheless,” the woman told Tanzania’s Mwananchi Newspaper . The woman says...
Sarri Gives Loftus-cheek A Lifeline Ahead Of Bournemouth Clash
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Sarri Gives Loftus-cheek A Lifeline Ahead Of Bournemouth Clash

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has stated that Loftus-Cheek must improve to the stand of Sarriball for him to break into his squad. The England international have only featured for 22 minutes for the Blues in the current season. The World cup star moved for a loan move but was rebuffed by the Chelsea boss and stands to struggle for the game-time. When asked about Loftus-Cheek fate with the club, Sarri did not mince words. “Because he has to improve, just in order to play my football,' the Chelsea coach said”. “He has great qualities from a physical point of view, and technical point of view. I think he needs to improve from the tactical point of view, nothing else”. “I think that he will be important for sure. Starting in September, we will play every three days, so Loftus will be v...
Man Utd fielded Atletico Madrid, AC Milan offers for Martial
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Man Utd fielded Atletico Madrid, AC Milan offers for Martial

ester United rejected offers for Anthony Martial from two major clubs over the summer, it has been revealed. His future has come under question repeatedly during a turbulent summer at Old Trafford. It appeared boss Jose Mourinho would be willing to let Martial leave, and RMC Sport say Atletico and Milan both made their move for him. They do not specify a price either club offered for the man who became the most expensive teenager in football when he moved to United for £36million in 2015. But they do say Red Devils chiefs rebuffed the interest - as well as "all" approaches for the player.  
Governor Fayose Disappointed As He Accuses Police Of Compromising Ekiti Election
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Governor Fayose Disappointed As He Accuses Police Of Compromising Ekiti Election

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has alleged that Saturday’s gubernatorial election has been largely compromised by personnel of the Nigerian police. The News Agency if Nigeria reports that the governor, who addressed journalists shortly after casting his vote at about 1:20 pm at his Polling Unit 001 in Afao-Ekiti, alleged that policemen aided and abetted the distribution of money to induce voters. He, however, admitted that voters turned out massively and conducted themselves in a peaceful manner. The governor accused policemen of supervising ballot snatching as well as providing cover for those reported to be engaged in illegal sharing of money on election day. According to him, all attempts to personally report the alleged cases to the police authorities were rebuf...

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