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Adamawa HIV infection drops to 0.8% for men, 1.4% for women – ADSACA
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Adamawa HIV infection drops to 0.8% for men, 1.4% for women – ADSACA

The rates of people infected with HIV in Adamawa State have dropped to 0.8 percent among men and 1.4 percent among women. The Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Agency for the Control of AIDS (ADSACA), c on Wednesday that the rate is as contrasted from 7.6 percent average rate less than 20 years ago. Abubakar who spoke during the HIV/AIDS Day in Yola, said that currently, the spread of HIV has been curtailed by 93 percent in the state. “HIV in Adamawa is decreasing because if you look back in history, around 2003, our prevalence rate was 7.6 percent but now we are talking about 0.8 percent for men and 1.4 percent for women. “Even the infection rate among pregnant women for 2019 has reduced to 0.1 percent. In fact, if you test 1000 women you only get 1 positive,” he said. Abu...
Outrage as appeal court reduces sentence of man who forced a 10 year old boy to perform oral s3x on him
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Outrage as appeal court reduces sentence of man who forced a 10 year old boy to perform oral s3x on him

An Indian appeal court has sparked outrage after it reduced the jail term of a man convicted of forcing a 10-year-old boy to perform oral sex on him. This comes just days after India's Supreme Court struck down a controversial order that cleared a man of sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl because "there was no skin-to-skin contact" with the victim. The Indian appeal court order was pronounced by the Allahabad high court in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, November 24. The crime occured in 2016 when the man had visited the child's home and had taken him to a local temple where he had sexually abused him. He had given the child 20 rupees (27 cents; 20 pence) to keep quiet about the assault and threatened him not to report it A court in August 2018 found the...
Man Utd players in tears as fear of Solskjaer’s sack looms
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Man Utd players in tears as fear of Solskjaer’s sack looms

Manchester United players and staff on Saturday broke down in tears in the dressing room, after their 4-1 defeat to Watford, according to the Manchester Evening News. The squad is now expecting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be sacked after the embarrassing loss at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Some members of the United entourage were overwhelmed by the loss and were reduced to tears. Solskjaer was already under immense pressure after a humiliating 5-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool at Old Trafford earlier this month. The 48-year-old then watched on helplessly, as the Red Devils were outclassed by Manchester City before the international break. But he was still in the job for the trip to Watford this weekend. However, he may not survive after their latest setback, as it is und...
Klopp delivers verdict on Ronaldo red card claim as Liverpool humbles Man Utd
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Klopp delivers verdict on Ronaldo red card claim as Liverpool humbles Man Utd

Liverpool head coach, Jurgen Klopp, believed Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, should have been sent off during his side’s Premier League 5-0 win against the Red Devils on Sunday. Ronaldo had kicked Curtis Jones on the floor during the first half of the match. Liverpool’s players were angry with Ronaldo’s actions, but referee Anthony Taylor only gave a yellow card to the Portugal captain. But Klopp, however, believes Ronaldo was fortunate to escape a red card. Recall that Klopp’s men thrashed Man United at Old Trafford, thanks to three goals from Mohamed Salah and a strike each from Naby Keita and Diogo Jota. Man United were reduced to 10 men in the second half during the encounter after Paul Pogba was sent off for his reckless tackle on Keita. Asked about R...
Mark Zuckerberg loses $6 Billion after Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Outage which Lasted for 6 Hours
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Mark Zuckerberg loses $6 Billion after Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Outage which Lasted for 6 Hours

Mark Zuckerberg lost more than $6 billion of his personal wealth after the 6 hour outage experienced on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram yesterday, October 4. This knocked him down a notch on the list of the world’s richest people. Yesterday outage was one of the longest outages Facebook and its services like WhatsApp and Instagram faced. Facebook in a blog noted that the cause of the global outage was a glitch in routers. Facebook has blamed the outage on faulty configuration change. Hours before the outage, a whistleblower came forward and revealed her identity which also likely contributed to the outage. In just a few hours, Zuckerberg's personal wealth was reduced by over $6 billion. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, this has cost Zuckerberg the fifth position...
It’s Anfield, Old Trafford – Guardiola throws dig at Liverpool, Man Utd
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It’s Anfield, Old Trafford – Guardiola throws dig at Liverpool, Man Utd

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has aimed a dig in the direction of Liverpool and Manchester United after being left unimpressed by the officials during his side’s Premier League 2-2 against Jurgen Klopp’s side on Sunday. Guardiola was obstinate Liverpool should have been reduced to ten men during Sunday’s clash at Anfield after James Milner, who was already on a yellow card, chopped down Bernardo Silva. Referee Paul Tierney awarded Man City a free-kick but didn’t pull out a second yellow card, while VAR didn’t intervene as it wasn’t deemed a ‘clear and obvious error’. But Guardiola reacted angrily on the sidelines and his mood got that bit worse just minutes later when Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool a 2-1 lead, after earlier goals from Sadio Mane and Phil Fo...
Ahmed Musa gives Super Eagles’ teammates N5m after Cape Verde win
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Ahmed Musa gives Super Eagles’ teammates N5m after Cape Verde win

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has promised his teammates the sum of N5million to share. Musa was due to receive N10million after his supposed 100th cap for the national team, after playing in the 2-1 win over Cape Verde. In rewarding the milestone, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick disclosed the federation will begin to reward every player who reaches the centurion mark. Immediately after Pinnick’s comment, Musa gave out half of his reward to his teammates as he thanked them for their support. “I really appreciate the gift, Mr. President and on behalf of my family, I will say thank you very much to everyone and for the coach, I really appreciate what you’ve been doing for me. You have made me who I am today and I thank you very much. “And ...
Ronaldo’s arrival at Man Utd is bad news for Van de Beek – Albers
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Ronaldo’s arrival at Man Utd is bad news for Van de Beek – Albers

Guido Albers, the agent of Manchester United midfielder, Donny van de Beek, has admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival is bad news for his client. Ronaldo has returned to United for a second stint following three seasons with Juventus. But it appears that not everybody is overjoyed to see the 36-year-old back at the club. Van de Beek could see his playing time reduced even more, despite receiving assurances he would feature in 2021/2022. “Cristiano arrived on Friday which we knew was bad news for us. “Pogba plays on the left, and with Cristiano’s arrival it means another extra player in midfield, with Pogba moving away from the left,” Albers told Ziggo Sport. United take on Newcastle in their first Premier League game after the international week. ...
Glen Johnson predicts club to win Premier League title this season
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Glen Johnson predicts club to win Premier League title this season

Gabby Agbonlahor has named the club to win the Premier League title this season. According to the Nigerian born former England international, Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will win the league title this season. According to him, Manchester United and Liverpool do not have enough strength in depth to challenge the Blues. The Blues have won two of the three league games played so far, drawing 1-1 with Liverpool in their last game before the International break despite being reduced to ten men. Chelsea won the Champions League and finished in fourth place in the league but have added prolific goalscorer Romelu Lukaku and Spanish international midfielder Saul Niguez to their squad. Despite United signing Cristiano Ronaldo and Man City adding England midfielder Jack Gre...
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Condoms have reduced in the house. Some people have been making love – Maria claims
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BBNaija Shine Ya Eye: Condoms have reduced in the house. Some people have been making love – Maria claims

The current BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' Head of house, Maria, claims the number of condoms in the House has reduced drastically. Maria made the claim while she was having a discussion with Liquorose, Emmanuel and Nini in the Blue room. According to her, there were 32 condoms previously in the house but it has since reduced to 16. “Condoms have reduced in this house. We have just 16 left out of 32. I feel like some people have been making love,” Maria said Nini agreed, saying she has heard noises at night of people making love.
COVID-19 Cases Spike By 77% In One Week As States Reduce Testing – NCDC
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COVID-19 Cases Spike By 77% In One Week As States Reduce Testing – NCDC

According to The PUNCH, a weekly epidemiology report from July 5 to July 11 2021 on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has revealed that some states have reduced testing, while the country has recorded a 77 percent increase in the total number of reported cases of COVID-19. According to the NCDC website, the states with their corresponding number of tests include : Bauchi (one), Sokoto (one), Zamfara (one), Kogi (three), Yobe (three), Nasarawa (five), and Niger (five).   The number of cases rose from 392 two weeks ago to 693 last week (July 5 to July 11). The number of discharges (recoveries) dropped by 87 per cent, from the 433 persons discharged two weeks ago to 57 discharged last week. Testing improved in the last week by 29 per cent, from 28,6...
Depay takes 30 per cent pay cut at Barcelona as La Liga giants struggle with salary cap
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Depay takes 30 per cent pay cut at Barcelona as La Liga giants struggle with salary cap

The Dutch forward is having to accept reduced terms at Camp Nou as the Blaugrana seek to balance their books Memphis Depay is set to earn 30 per cent less at Barcelona than was initially agreed, Goal has learned, with the Liga giants needing to cut costs in order to operate under a salary cap. The Netherlands international forward is among those to have made a move to Camp Nou this summer, along with Sergio Aguero, Eric Garcia and Emerson Royal. Deals are, however, yet to be officially completed as the Blaugrana need to free up funds in order to get fresh faces on board and keep their books balanced.
[BREAKING] Yoruba Nation: Gridlock As Policemen Search Vehicles At Berger, Ketu
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[BREAKING] Yoruba Nation: Gridlock As Policemen Search Vehicles At Berger, Ketu

According to a report by The PUNCH, many commuters on the Berger axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway suffered delay as security operatives stopped passenger vehicles in search of Yoruba Nation agitators. The PUNCH correspondent, who passed the expressway, noticed that there is traffic in-bound of Lagos, causing about 15 minutes delay. The security operatives also barricaded the expressway, limiting the numbers of vehicles that could gain access to Lagos. The number of vehicle that could access Lagos State from Ogun State reduced to two instead of four. At Ketu, near the Gani Fawehinmi Park, security operatives also searched vehicles. They also blocked the routes leading to the venue of the protest and positioned vehicles at strategic locations. During the search at ...
Kidnapped former Kogi lawmaker, six others regain freedom after payment of N15m ransom, N100,000 recharge cards
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Kidnapped former Kogi lawmaker, six others regain freedom after payment of N15m ransom, N100,000 recharge cards

A former member of Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday Makama Sanni and six others have regained their freedom after paying N15 million ransom and N100,000 naira recharge cards to the kidnappers. MCI reported that the gunmen stormed Hilltop Hotel in Tunga Maje village near Zuba in Abuja and kidnapped Sanni, Prince Frederick Adejoh (Oma Onu Aya), and five others on Thursday, June 24. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the gunmen had earlier demanded the sum of N20 million and later reduced the ransom to N15 million. Family sources, who confirmed the development said the victims were released at a location in Niger State on Saturday, June 26.
CAS reduces ex-Nigerian coach, Samson Siasia’s FIFA life ban
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CAS reduces ex-Nigerian coach, Samson Siasia’s FIFA life ban

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has reduced the life ban placed on former Nigerian coach, Samson Siasia by FIFA to five years. CAS delivered its long-awaited appeal verdict on Monday. The court also dismissed the fine of CHF 50,000 (fifty thousand Swiss Francs) he was ordered to pay. “The imposition of a life ban to be disproportionate for a first offence which was committed passively and which had not had an adverse or immediate effect on football stakeholders,” the court said. DAILY POST recalls that Siasia was banned by the world football governing body for life, following a match-fixing probe. Siasia led Nigeria to two Olympic medals in men’s football. His playing and coaching career had standout moments for Nigeria against Argentina. At the 1994 World ...
Simeone Discloses what he told Suarez Immediately after Barcelona Put him up for Sale
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Simeone Discloses what he told Suarez Immediately after Barcelona Put him up for Sale

  Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has disclosed that he immediately called Luis Suarez to convince him to join the Rojiblancos as soon as Barcelona put him up for sale last summer. Simeone said he could not believe Barcelona were willing to sell Suarez, adding that he was stunned when Atletico Madrid’s hierarchy contacted him to reveal the Camp Nou club were offering the chance to sign the Uruguay striker. Suarez was reduced to tears in his farewell speech to teammates and supporters after Barcelona made the surprise decision to offload him last summer. The former Liverpool player went on to win the LaLiga title with Simeone’s side, scoring the winning goal on the LaLiga final day of the season against Real Valladolid on Saturday. “I met a man. I expected no...
BREAKING: Onuachu Inspires Genk To Belgian Cup Win
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BREAKING: Onuachu Inspires Genk To Belgian Cup Win

Nigeria forward Paul Onuachu inspired Genk to a 2-1 win against Standard Liege in the final of the Belgian Cup at the Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussel on Sunday night. Onuachu was in action for 90 minutes in the thrilling encounter. His international teammate Cyriel Dessers was unused substitute for Genk. Yunja Ito put Genk ahead three minutes after the break, while Theo Bongonda doubled the advantage in the 81st minute. John van den Brom’s endured a nervy ending to the game when Jackson Muleka reduced the deficit six minutes before regulation time.
Actor Ugezu J Ugezu Disagrees with Tonto Dikeh after the Actress Joined those Campaigning for Akuapem Poloo to be Freed
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Actor Ugezu J Ugezu Disagrees with Tonto Dikeh after the Actress Joined those Campaigning for Akuapem Poloo to be Freed

Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to lend her voice in calling for Ghanaian actress Akuapem Poloo to be freed after she was sentenced to 3 months in jail. Akuapem was sentenced last week for posing naked in front of her 7-year-old son to wish him a happy birthday. After her sentencing, a number of people began campaigning for her to be freed and they created  a hashtag.  Tens of thousands have signed a petition, calling for her sentence to be reduced. Nigerian actress,  Tonto Dikeh weighed in, asking the Ghanaian authorities to temper justice with mercy because Akuapem's son needs his mother. She acknowledged that Akuapem did wrong but said she should be given a lighter sentence. Well, Nollywood actor, Ugezu J Ugezu didn't agree with Tonto and he said so in the comment. ...
Scotland: Aribo Scores In Rangers’ Home Win Vs Hibernian
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Scotland: Aribo Scores In Rangers’ Home Win Vs Hibernian

Joe Aribo was on target as Rangers beat Hibernian 2-1 to maintain their 100 per-cent Scottish Premiership home record, report mycelebrityandi.com. Aribo put Steven Gerrard’s side ahead in the 19th minute after he was set up by Kemar Roofe. The 24-year-old has now scored eight goals in 28 league appearances for the Gers this season The Nigeria international was replaced by Scott Arfield 18 minutes from time. Ryan Kent scored Rangers’ second in the 62nd minute. Kevin Nisbet reduced the deficit for Hibernian 12 minutes from time.
Lagos State University (LASU) Tuition Fee To Be Reduced
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Lagos State University (LASU) Tuition Fee To Be Reduced

The Lagos State Governor has approved the reduction of the tuition fee for students of Lagos State University (LASU). Office of the special adviser to the governor on education, Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on Friday via Twitter. Flash: Lagos State government reduces tuition fee for students of Lagos State University
NLC Inaugurates Committee to Monitor Pay-cuts, Sack of Members
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NLC Inaugurates Committee to Monitor Pay-cuts, Sack of Members

The Anambra State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC has inaugurated a 12-man committee to protect workers from being laid off or their salaries being reduced as a result of the harsh economy occasioned by COVID-19. The NLC chairman in the state, Jerry Nnubia who inaugurated the committee on Thursday said the body would monitor the state government, to ensure that workers were not laid off. Part of the job of the committee he said would be to engage the government in the event of pay-cuts or retrenchment of workers. He said, “The Situation Room will serve as an engine room for information dissemination and sensitisation of workers and citizens on COVID-19 reality, prevalence, prevention and containment measures. “To protect jobs, wages and means of livelihood ...
We Have Reduced The Number Of Tests Conducted On Persons Infected With Coronavirus Before They Are Discharged – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu
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We Have Reduced The Number Of Tests Conducted On Persons Infected With Coronavirus Before They Are Discharged – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has disclosed that they have reviewed the policy on the discharge of Coronavirus patients in the country. Chikwe who appeared on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Thursday May 21, said the number of tests conducted on persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) before they are certified to have recovered from the disease, was reduced in the new policy. He said; “So, the discharge criterion at the moment is a single negative test in Nigeria. “We used to do two negative tests – 48 hours apart – but because of challenges of bed space capacity, we reduced that to a single negative test then discharge the patient to another one week of home isolation … that’s the policy at the mome...
Fayose Wants Data Prices Reduced For Nigerians Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
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Fayose Wants Data Prices Reduced For Nigerians Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Gov. Peter Ayodele Fayose has called on service providers to help Nigerians by reducing their Tariffs. He wrote on his verified twitter account: Nigerians have been at home since the beginning of this Covid-19 pandemic, even now that the lock down is relaxed, causing increase in Data usage. Govt will be kind enough to prevail on Network and Cable TV providers to reduce their tariffs to support Nigerians at this time
‘God Is On The Throne, All Nations, Big Or Small Have Been Reduced To Same Level’ – Bishop Ignatius Kaigama Weighs In On Coronavirus Pandemic
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‘God Is On The Throne, All Nations, Big Or Small Have Been Reduced To Same Level’ – Bishop Ignatius Kaigama Weighs In On Coronavirus Pandemic

Bishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja Catholic Diocese has weigh in on the Coronavirus pandemic stating that the ravaging disease has reduced humanity to the same level. According to Bishop Kaigama, all countries, big or small, need help this period as the virus is spreading rapidly across the globe. “The disease has reduced us to one level. The mighty and small nations have all been reduced to the same level with all feeling the hit and unable to do much about it,” Kaigama said on Sunday, after celebrating Palm Sunday Mass in an empty Church following government orders banning public gatherings. “The pandemic has taught us that we must come together to conquer the ills of the society. “All nations, big or small, developed and undeveloped, poor and rich, have seen that technolog...
The Rate Of Fake Nyash Has Reduced – Tunde Ednut
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The Rate Of Fake Nyash Has Reduced – Tunde Ednut

Nigerian music artist and blogger, Tunde Ednut has always been known for breaking tables, and he’s at it again. Earlier 2019, the rate at which Nigerian ladies were sampling and praising their buttocks pads and fake buttocks were too much, and really alarming especially on Instagram. Fast forward to February 2019, we’re too busy talking about our careers, iPhone 11 and Buhari that no one really remembers that again…haha! But to of it, Tunde Ednut made some serious observations. Could it be that our ladies have found other priorities, or the slay queens are on strike? I don’t really know. It’s left for you to talk about.
Nigerians Should Be Thankful That Bombing Has Reduced – Femi Adesina
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Nigerians Should Be Thankful That Bombing Has Reduced – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says Nigerians ought to be thankful that the spate of attacks by Boko Haram has dropped. He said despite the recent bombings that have claimed scores of lives, the impact of terrorism was still less than what Nigerians faced under former President Goodluck Jonathan. Adesina, who is the most senior spokesman for the President, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said before the regime came into power, about six bombs were going off in a day. He said this during an interview on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme on Sunday. The President’s spokesman was asked to explain to Nigerians why his principal had failed to deliver on one of his key promises, which was to defeat Boko Haram. He sai...
Rob Kardashian Wants Child Support to Blac Chyna Reduced
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Rob Kardashian Wants Child Support to Blac Chyna Reduced

Rob Kardashian, the younger brother of Kim Kardashian, has reportedly requested for a reduced child support to Blac Chyna, the mother of his daughter, Dream. According to TMZ, Rob filed to lower his $20,000 a month child support payments as he can no longer afford to pay the bumper amount to his ex Blac Chyna because he believes she is so rich and should be the one paying him The estranged couple have been in a bitter custody war for months over the child support payments for 2-year-old daughter Dream. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Kardashian, who had been ordered to pay $20,000 per month, claims he “can no longer afford these orders,” and is asking for a modification. He’s putting the blame for his financial situation squarely on Chyna’s shoulders, claiming ...
I would not slim down for any man – Halima Abubakar
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I would not slim down for any man – Halima Abubakar

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, whose new weight loss and slim physique left some fans with distasteful comments on her Instagram page, has disclosed that she is not bothered by people’s opinion of her trimmed physique. In her interview with Saturday Beats, Halima Abubakar who disclosed that can’t slim down for any man, explained how she was able to shed some weight within a period of one month. “A man can never make me slim down. A woman should lose weight when it is necessary, especially for her health’s sake. I feel it is the business of those that are bashing me because I am trying to be healthy for myself and not for anybody. I do not care what they are saying about (my) losing weight or not. “They do not expect me to be ‘thick’ forever, do they? I recently started this wei...
Why I Reduced My Bum – Empress Njamah
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Why I Reduced My Bum – Empress Njamah

Actress ,Empress Njama has debunked reports she enhanced her butt,saying she actually reduced it.Speaking to Punch,she said I did not enhance my buttocks.  I have always had big buttocks. Whoever says I tampered with my bottom is a learner. I actually reduced my buttocks because I used to like to wear a particular design and size. As a result, I had to lose weight to fit into it. My bottom reduced when I lost some weight. I’m not against people enhancing their bodies. They have their reasons for doing so but I would rather go to the gym than go under the knife because the after-effect of surgery is worse than going to the gym.  If you really want to enhance your body, you can exercise and get the natural enhancement. On Marriage,she said Before my brother, John, got married, nobody told...

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