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Gary Neville Sets Up WhatsApp Group With Rival Pundits To Battle Premier League Big Six
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Gary Neville Sets Up WhatsApp Group With Rival Pundits To Battle Premier League Big Six

Gary Neville has set up a WhatsApp group containing different pundits from rival broadcasters so they can unite against further attempts at a breakaway super league. The Avengers/Justice League can feel free to stand down, apparently Neville has formed his own super-group. The former Manchester United player has been one of the most outspoken critics of the owners of the Premier League's 'big six" and their ultimately failed attempt to form a European Super League. The Sky Sports pundit has brought together a group of likeminded broadcasters and, according to Mail Sport, it contains the likes of BT Sports' Rio Ferdinand, Gary Lineker and Steve McManaman. Jake Humphrey is also reportedly involved, as is Neville's Sky colleague Jamie Carragher. Let's assume Humphrey is the 'Hawk...
Chelsea To Rival Manchester United For Varane
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Chelsea To Rival Manchester United For Varane

Chelsea are reportedly preparing to go head to head with Manchester United for the signature of Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane this summer. The 27-year-old’s contract with Los Blancos is due to expire next June, and Zinedine Zidane’s side are said to be open to selling the defender in the upcoming market to raise transfer funds. Man United are thought to be leading the race for the France international, who has scored twice in 36 appearances at club level during the 2020-21 campaign. However, according to Bild journalist Christian Falk, the Red Devils are likely to face intense competition from Chelsea during this summer’s transfer window. Falk claims that Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is an admirer of the World Cup winner and will explore the possibility of bringing h...
Zidane Speaks on Becoming Juventus Manager after Real Madrid’s 3-1 wWin Over Liverpool
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Zidane Speaks on Becoming Juventus Manager after Real Madrid’s 3-1 wWin Over Liverpool

  Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has responded to the speculations linking him to a return to Juventus as manager. The Frenchman refused to rule himself out of a return to the Italian champions. There have been speculations that the former Juventus midfielder could return to the club as replacement for Andrea Pirlo. Zidane played for five seasons for Juve before moving to Real Madrid to become the most expensive player in the world with a £47.5million move to the Bernabeu in 2001. Zidane’s position as Real Madrid manager is already under scrutiny heading into the summer with constant pressure at the Bernabeu – particularly as rivals Atletico Madrid are currently top of La Liga. This has led to rumours that the World Cup winner could return to Turin in a bid to ...
Aguero Ready to Join Man City’s Premier League Rivals
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Aguero Ready to Join Man City’s Premier League Rivals

  Sergio Aguero is willing to join Tottenham Hotspur this summer, the UK Telegraph reports. The Argentina striker’s exit from the Etihad this summer has already been confirmed. And Aguero is keen to remain in the Premier League, rather than move abroad. It is believed the 33-year-old would be willing to join Spurs this summer, even if they miss out on the Champions League next season. Aguero arrived in England in 2011 and is enjoying his football in the country. Barcelona are also keen on the player, in a bid to reunite him with compatriot Lionel Messi.
Ibrahimovic, Lukaku Fines For Spat Go To Charity
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Ibrahimovic, Lukaku Fines For Spat Go To Charity

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku’s fines for squaring off in a row during an Italian Cup match will be donated to charity, their rival Milan clubs said on Thursday. AC Milan striker Ibrahimovic went head-to-head with his Inter Milan counterpart during the Cup quarter-final in the San Siro on January 26. The former Manchester United teammates traded insults and were both charged with unsportsmanlike conduct. In a joint statement, the clubs said the incident was “not in keeping with the shared principles of sporting fair play” and pledged the sum which has yet to be decided in a plea deal with the Italian Football Federation would go to charity. The heated altercation began at the half-time whistle in the San Siro. Ibrahimovic taunted Lukaku and infuriated the Belgian by...
54 Boko Haram, ISWAP Fighters Dead As Rival Terror Groups Clash Near Lake Chad
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54 Boko Haram, ISWAP Fighters Dead As Rival Terror Groups Clash Near Lake Chad

A battle for territorial supremacy has intensified between the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP fighters and terrorists belonging to the Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram faction, on the shores of Lake Chad. Bloody rival clashes between ISWAP and some Boko Haram terrorists from the Buduma tribe in the Niger Republic has claimed at least the lives of 54 terrorists and herders within the last one months. A credible intelligence source told PRNigeria that a group of Buduma militants, on the 3rd of March, embarked on a daring and desperate mission to loot from the ISWAP units. The source said: “The Buduma terrorists linked to Shekau’s Boko Haram moved through a route along riverine border villages popularly known as Kabul and Kandahar in the Chadian territory, on two flyi...
Koeman Reacts as Barcelona Crash Out to PSG
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Koeman Reacts as Barcelona Crash Out to PSG

Barcelona boss, Ronald Koeman, has reacted to his side’s exit from the Champions League on Wednesday. The Catalans crashed out to PSG in the last 16. The game between PSG and Lionel Messi-led Barcelona ended 5-2 on aggregate in favour of the Ligue 1 side. The first leg ended 4-1 in Camp Nou with the second leg tie ending in 1-1 in Paris, Kylian Mbappe cancelling out Messi’s opener. Addressing the press after the game Koeman said: “Okay, we are out, which is what counts in this sport. “But we leave with good sensations. We had opportunities to make things very complicated for our rival. “We were the superior team in the first half, taking big risks at the back with man-to-man marking. “Really, we deserved more for that effort. It should at least have been 2-1 to us ...
Simeone Names Atletico Madrid Player Chelsea Should Fear
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Simeone Names Atletico Madrid Player Chelsea Should Fear

  Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, has said Luis Suarez will instill fear into Chelsea in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Suarez has scored 16 times since moving to Atletico from Barcelona. Simeone’s men now sit top of LaLiga, but the 33-year-old is yet to find the net in four Champions League matches for the club. During his four-year stint with Barcelona, Suarez only scored 10 times in the Champions League and has not netted in an away game in the competition since September 2015. “Luis generates fear in rivals no matter what competition it is,” Simeone told a news conference. “He has skills and qualities that attract a lot of attention from any rival. We’ll talk about his problems scoring away from home when we go to London, but tom...
Man Utd vs Newcastle: Title Race is not Over – Solskjaer Warns
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Man Utd vs Newcastle: Title Race is not Over – Solskjaer Warns

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has warned rivals Manchester City that the title race is not over. City are 10 points clear at the top of the Premier League table. Ahead of this weekend’s clash against Newcastle, Solskjaer has vowed United will push Pep Guardiola’s team all the way. “I don’t think anyone would say they’re not going to go for it. “We’re going to go for a win every single game we play, of course we are. “We’re second and of course your ambition then is to not end any lower than that. We’re going to have to get a good run together if we’re going to put pressure on City and that should start on Sunday [against Newcastle],” Solskjaer told a news conference. United host Newcastle on Sunday having won just one of their last five le...
Rival Cult Gangs Clash In Ijeshatedo Area Of Surulere
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Rival Cult Gangs Clash In Ijeshatedo Area Of Surulere

Just in right now some rival cult gangs in the Ijeshatedo axis of Surulere LGA of Lagos have been causing a lot of terror and they are disturbing the peace of some residents this evening. The disturbance started by rival cult gangs, at around 6 pm this evening Tuesday 16th,, 2020 at around Sanya bus top on Oshodi Apapa expressway and lead to nearby Ilamoye street. Later the fight spread down to Omolabanke street and Doyin Odediran street which is adjacent to Ilamnoye and which brought about the rival cult group to revenge in fresh attacks. In the video which was secretly filmed by me, some young guys were seen holding matches and dangerous weapons like kitchen knives and even double-barrel guns which were shot in the air several times to scare their opponents. However, no c...
‘If Tyson Fury wants to cement his legacy, I’m here and ready, I haven’t got fear’ – Anthony Joshua
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‘If Tyson Fury wants to cement his legacy, I’m here and ready, I haven’t got fear’ – Anthony Joshua

IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has blasted heavyweight rival, Tyson Fury, saying it took him so long to fight for a world title. According to Joshua, he is not scared of the unbeaten Fury as his rival's ''career could be approaching its end.'' Fury turned professional in December 2008 and won his first world titles against Wladimir Klitschko seven years later in his 25th fight. Nigerian/British boxer, Joshua, needed just three years and 16 fights. Joshua went from being an Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 to a world champion just four years later but lost his unbeaten record and titles to Andy Ruiz Jr. Six months later in December 2019, he reclaimed the titles. Fury, the Ring, Lineal and WBC Heavyweight champion is undefeated and has been the hea...
Leaked Video Shows Late Kashamu Begging Lotto Business Rival ‘Baba Ijebu’ For Forgiveness Before He Died
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Leaked Video Shows Late Kashamu Begging Lotto Business Rival ‘Baba Ijebu’ For Forgiveness Before He Died

MCI obtained a video of late Senator Buruji Kashamu begging Billionaire Businessman, Chief Adebutu Kessignton from his sick bed. This is coming days after the late controversial senator died of Coronavirus while receiving treatment at the First Cardiology hospital. According to report gathered , the late Senator was found to have underlying chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart and lung diseases and high blood pressure that were fast weakening his immune system before he gave up. In the video which had gone viral, the late Senator and controversial politician can be heard begging the father of Ladi Adebutu, an aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 Ogun state guber election, Chief Adebutu Kessignton during a phone conversation between the duo. Appealing t...
Amaechi Loses As Court Declares Igo Aguma From Rival Faction Rivers APC Chairman
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Amaechi Loses As Court Declares Igo Aguma From Rival Faction Rivers APC Chairman

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi lost out again in the crisis bedevilling the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, as a high court in the state on Tuesday declared Igo Aguma, of a rival faction, the acting chairman of the party in the state. The APC has barred its members from appealing the judgement. Mr Aguma belongs to a faction of the APC in Rivers that is loyal to Magnus Abe, a former governorship aspirant in the state. Mr Amaechi is a former governor of Rivers and one of APC’s most influential leaders, but he has been having it tough getting the APC in Rivers to unite in the party’s quest to wrestle power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the oil-rich state. The protracted crisis in the party prompted the court to declare that the APC did...
Ozil joins Chelsea stars in bid to get 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus spread
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Ozil joins Chelsea stars in bid to get 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus spread

The Arsenal playmaker has teamed up with his cross-city rivals to provide aid to the African country Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has teamed up with a group of Chelsea stars led by Antonio Rudiger to send 60,000 face masks to Sierra Leone to help in the ongoing fight against coronavirus across the world. Rudiger's parents Matthias and Lily met in the German capital of Berlin after fleeing Sierra Leone in 1991 due to the civil war but the family retain a connection to their country. The defender's Chelsea team-mates N'Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud and Callum Hudson-Odoi have all donated to the local organisations Madam Wokie and LunchBox Gift with fears that an outbreak in the impoverished state could lead to a higher death rate than in many European countries. Each player has offered $5,000...
Netanyahu And Rival Gantz Clinch Israel Power-Sharing Deal
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Netanyahu And Rival Gantz Clinch Israel Power-Sharing Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz signed a deal on Monday to form a national emergency government, ending a year of unprecedented political deadlock. The power sharing agreement clinched after weeks of negotiations gave a clear end-date for the premiership of Netanyahu, Israel’s longest serving leader, who has become for many the face of the nation. Netanyahu, who is under criminal indictment in three corruption cases, will remain prime minister for 18 months after which Gantz will replace him, according to the agreement signed by both men. Netanyahu’s trial on charges that include bribery, fraud and breach of trust is due to begin on May 24. He denies any wrongdoing. Over the past year the right-wing leader, in power for ...
Anthony Joshua finally replies Wilder after he was criticized for ‘running around all day’ against Ruiz
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Anthony Joshua finally replies Wilder after he was criticized for ‘running around all day’ against Ruiz

Heavyweight boxing champion of the world, Anthony Joshua has replied his rival, Deontay Wilder, after the American criticized him for his 'weak mentality' in Saturday's win over Andy Ruiz. On Saturday night December 7, British-Nigerian boxer Joshua reclaimed his four heavyweight belts lost in June 1 to Mexican heavyweight Andy Ruiz, but he was roasted by his undefeated rival, Wilder, who claimed Joshua's win over Ruiz was like that of a 'weak champion', saying he ran around the ring to avoid being knocked out by Ruiz. Reacting to Wilder's statement, Joshua said; “That’s Wilder’s opinion.” A lot of people don’t have a good bone in their body to say a positive thing anyway. I outboxed the heavyweight champion of the world for 12 rounds. I don’t think I lost a round. Maybe one “...
Kim Kardashian reveals Kanye West handed her a check for $1M for not modeling for rival clothing brand
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Kim Kardashian reveals Kanye West handed her a check for $1M for not modeling for rival clothing brand

Kim Kardashian West has revealed she received a cheque of $1M from her Kanye West, which she says was a token from him for not modeling for a rival clothing brand. The 39-year-old mother-of-four was speaking at the New York Times DealBook Conference in Manhattan, when she revealed her husband who is a clothing designer gave the cheque on Mother's Day this year. She said: ''So there was a fast-fashion brand, a few of them, and they would knock off Yeezy all the time, his color palette, designs. So this fast-fashion brand offered me a million dollars for an Instagram post.' 'And I thought, "Okay, well that's easy" — just to wear clothes that I could pick, anything that I wanted, it's a quick post — and when I told him about it he asked me not to do it and said out of respect, I don'...
BMW Trolls Mercedes On Halloween, Dresses AMG E53 Up To Look Like BMW M5
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BMW Trolls Mercedes On Halloween, Dresses AMG E53 Up To Look Like BMW M5

On the eve of this year’s Halloween, BMW of North America took to its Instagram account to troll its old-time rival – the Mercedes-Benz. It said: “This Halloween any car can dress up as its favorite superhero. Happy #Halloween from #BMW” Rolls-Royce‘s parent company, BMW, also posted a similar troll on its twitter page : “Now every car can dress up as its favorite superhero.” Some of the pictures attached to the posts hints at the fact that the Mercedes-AMG E53 dresses up as its secret superhero – the BMW M5. Daimler’s AG jokingly fired back to mock the massive radiator grille that comes with the M5. It said, “Nice one @ BMWUSA. That’s a really scary costume! Especially that radiator grille…” The Mercedes-AMG E53 Versus The BMW M5 All three body styles of the Merced...
Cardi B disses Megan Thee Stallion by liking a derogatory post that questioned her education
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Cardi B disses Megan Thee Stallion by liking a derogatory post that questioned her education

There have been rumours of an online beef between Cardi B and rapper Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi seems to have given credence to that rumour by liking a post calling out rival female rapper Megan. Megan has been doing her best to be civil with Cardi. She even reached out to Cardi to organize a collaboration. But Cardi hasn't been reciprocating. Things only got worse when one of Cardi B's fan pages threw shade at Megan. Megan misspelled the word "complement" in an Instagram post and one of Cardi B's fan page shamed her for it. The page sarcastically wrote: "Is this y'all's college scholar you n*ggas brag about?" And Cardi reacted by liking the post calling out Megan. Megan claims to be currently enrolled in Texas Southern University as a junior and that her major is healt...
One Nigerian dead as rival cult groups Black Axe and Vikings clash in Malaysia (Graphic Video)
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One Nigerian dead as rival cult groups Black Axe and Vikings clash in Malaysia (Graphic Video)

One Nigerian has reportedly died as rival cult groups Black Axe and Vikings clash in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. There's been repeated cases of cult clashes in Malaysia since 2017 and police have arrested countless cultists from Nigeria, Ghana and Malaysia as well.   View this post on Instagram   Graphic: One Nigerian #dead as rival #cult groups #blackaxe and #vikings clash in #malaysia A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on Sep 18, 2019 at 2:49am PDT
Every Liverpool fan has Kloppomania!’ – Matip hails Reds boss’ impact
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Every Liverpool fan has Kloppomania!’ – Matip hails Reds boss’ impact

The defender believes his manager's passion and desire helped set the Anfield outfit apart from their European rivals in the 2018-19 season Liverpool’s Joel Matip has praised manager Jurgen Klopp’s impact on both the team and the city, suggesting that every Reds fan on Merseyside is experiencing ‘Kloppomania’ following their Champions League triumph. Matip played a vital role for Liverpool in their run to claiming a sixth European title, with the 27-year-old missing just one the club’s knockout matches in the competition. But rather than take any credit for the Reds’ glory in Madrid, Matip was indeed keen to highlight the difference Klopp has made on the side’s fortunes.
Nigerian Pastor allegedly Sent Kidnappers to Abduct another Pastor in Edo state
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Nigerian Pastor allegedly Sent Kidnappers to Abduct another Pastor in Edo state

Two kidnappers have been nabbed while trying to carry out an attack on a pastor during church service and they confessed to being sent by another pastor to kidnap his rival in the ministry. Members of the church were at the Wednesday counselling and deliverance service when the kidnappers drove into the church and requested to see the general overseer, Prophet Isaac Abraham. Church members suspected something was amiss so they apprehended two of the suspects. Two others, who were allegedly armed, escaped. Both suspects were questioned and they confessed to the crime in a now-viral video. Gideon Daniel, a soldier, and Oseni Igbiti, a security guard, both confessed after they were nabbed by church members in the process of carrying out the attack. They shared message conversa...
Juventus 1 Torino 1: Ronaldo strikes late in Turin derby
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Juventus 1 Torino 1: Ronaldo strikes late in Turin derby

Juventus were indebted to Cristiano Ronaldo's late goal to maintain their unbeaten home record in Serie A against local rivals Torino. Cristiano Ronaldo scored six minutes from time to salvage an undeserved 1-1 Serie A draw for Juventus in Friday's Turin derby against Torino. Walter Mazzarri's side had been on course for a first win away to the champions since 1995 thanks to Sasa Lukic's first goal for the club in the first half. Ronaldo – who had come close before the interval – popped up late on, though, heading in from six yards to preserve his team's unbeaten home record in the league this season.
Solskjaer Admits Man Utd Might Fall Out Of Top Six
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Solskjaer Admits Man Utd Might Fall Out Of Top Six

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted Manchester United’s place in the Premier League’s big six will be under threat, if their slide from the top of English football does not stop soon. United lost for the seventh time in nine games, after Manchester City took a significant step towards retaining their title with a 2-0 win at Old Trafford. It left Solskjaer’s side 24 points behind their rivals. But the Norwegian admitted there is a bigger danger of being overtaken by the likes of Wolves, Leicester and Everton in the coming years, if the right decisions are not made off the pitch. “We can’t linger along many years because the Premier League is so competitive you’ll suddenly be caught up. “I’m concerned about lack of results and in times like this it’s not time to point fingers at...
“I Miss Having Ronaldo In La Liga” – Lionel Messi
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“I Miss Having Ronaldo In La Liga” – Lionel Messi

Barcelona Star Lionel Messi has said he misses facing rival Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga. After helping Real Madrid win the Champions League last summer, Ronaldo left the club and joined Juventus. Ronaldo has continued to save his best for Europe's elite club competition, with a hat-trick against Atletico Madrid firing Juveinto the quarter-finals of the Champions League. In La Liga, Madrid are lagging 12 points behind Liga leaders Barca and Messi suggested he misses the competition provided by Ronaldo. "I miss Cristiano," Messi told FM Club 947 in Argentina. "Although it was a bit difficult to see him win trophies, he gave La Liga prestige. "Juventus are a great candidate to win the Champions League since the arrival of Cristiano, and the match against Atleti must hav...
PDP’s Ortom declared winner of Benue guber poll
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PDP’s Ortom declared winner of Benue guber poll

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has been re-elected for a second term. The Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Maimako Sebastian, declared him the winner on Sunday after he polled 434,473 votes to beat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Jime, who got 345,155 votes. The margin between the two parties is 89,318 votes after Saturday’s supplementary election. Ortom had polled 410,576 while Jime scored 329,022 votes during the March 9 governorship poll in the state. However, the election was declared inconclusive by INEC due to the margin between the cancelled votes of 121,019 and the 81,554 votes margin between Ortom and Jime. The supplementary election was held in 204 polli...
Villa’s Grealish punched by Birmingham fan
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Villa’s Grealish punched by Birmingham fan

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish was punched by a pitch-invading Birmingham fan in a shocking incident during Sunday’s Championship clash between the bitter rivals. Grealish was in the Birmingham penalty area in the 10th minute when a man ran on to the field and threw a punch from behind at the Villa captain. The blow caught Grealish on the side of the head and sent him sprawling to the turf. The intruder was quickly restrained by a steward as Villa players including Tammy Abraham and Glenn Whelan rushed to Grealish’s defence. After the fan had been shoved over, he was eventually led away by police, defiantly blowing kisses to the crowd. A visibly furious Grealish was helped to his feet and was able to continue playing once order was restored at Birmingham’s St Andrew’s ...
Man’s Corpse Found in Rivers After Bleeding to Death
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Man’s Corpse Found in Rivers After Bleeding to Death

A corpse has been discovered in Abonnema community in Akuku-Toru Local Council Rivers State. This is the second corpse found after the violence which rocked the area during the presidential and national assembly elections. The victim who is yet to be identified reportedly tried to save his life, unfortunately he bled to death. According to sources in the town, over 20 persons were killed during the violence between rival political thugs which ended the election in the area abruptly. The military however responded by laying siege to all waterways so as to checkmate the activities of the hoodlums in the island locality.
Buhari Defeats Atiku By Slim Margin to Win Osun State
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Buhari Defeats Atiku By Slim Margin to Win Osun State

President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has emerged victorious in Osun State, beating his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar. The results of the presidential election in Osun State was announced by Toyin Ogundipe, a professor and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. The results show that Buhari beat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by a very close margin to win the state. The president polled 347,674 votes while Mr Atiku got 337,377 votes, with the APC candidate leading with a margin of 10,297. He won 18 of the 30 local governments in Osun state while Atiku won 12.
Mompha Flaunts Bentley Bentayga, Shades Hushpuppi Who Also Bought
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Mompha Flaunts Bentley Bentayga, Shades Hushpuppi Who Also Bought

Mompha has shared a picture of the brand new Bentley Bentayga he bough shortly after his rival Hushpuppi unveiled his own. According to the Dubai based big boy, he bought the ride because he believes no one can outshine him in the business of flaunting luxurious lifestyle on social media. Taking to social media, he wrote: ‘just Copped Bentley Bentayga Brand New. Wow Bobo New School Ride. No one can outshine the money Man!!! Let the Race Begin’. Hushpuppi unveiled his black Bentley Bentayga yesterday and called it a Valentine gift for himself. He wrote: “Bought myself a new Bentley Bentayga for Valentines. The best way to celebrate the season of love”. He bought the car perhaps after being spited by Mompha who claims he flaunts luxurious lifestyle on Instagram whereas he doesn’...
Mutual Benefits Badminton: Adesokan, Adeyori Vow to Defend Titles
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Mutual Benefits Badminton: Adesokan, Adeyori Vow to Defend Titles

Reigning champions, Dorcas Adesokan and Anu Opeyori has vowed to defend their title at the Mutual Benefits Badminton championship which begins today (Tuesday) at the Mutual Benefits/Police Badminton Hall, Police College, Ikeja, Lagos. Adesokan said that she is expecting to repeat her last year’s gold-winning performance despite challenges from her rivals. “My desire is to win the title again this year. I am sure a lot of players would be at the tournament to upstage me but Deborah Uke and Ruth Ebere are major contenders to the title.”   She also commended the sponsors, Mutual Benefit Assurance PLC for the sponsorship urging them to stay with badminton for a long haul. “The sponsorship, which is in its second year, is a good one for badminton. The players wil...
Cardi B Reportedly Calls Nicki Minaj A ‘Thot’ That Sleeps With Everybody
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Cardi B Reportedly Calls Nicki Minaj A ‘Thot’ That Sleeps With Everybody

MTO has obtained a screenshot of an alleged Instagram conversation between Cardi B and a fan, where the rapper called her rival Nicki Minaj a 'Thot' that sleeps with everybody. This comes after Migos rapper, Quavo who is in the same rap group with Cardi B's husband, Offset made claims he slept with Nicki Minaj on new track 'Huncho Dreams'. Read previous report here. In the screenshot of the conversation between Cardi B and the fan, the rapper called a b**ch and vowed to outsell her album. She also mocked Nicki after Quavo claimed in his song that he slept her. Cardi wrote: "That's why Quavo outed her thot a** out. She be f****** Everybody." See the screenshot below.
Eagles’ Rohr Warns Coach’s Departure May Motivate Libya
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Eagles’ Rohr Warns Coach’s Departure May Motivate Libya

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes the sudden resignation of Libya coach Adel Amrouche could motivate their rivals even more ahead of a crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday. Amrouche quit as Libya coach just days before the clash in Uyo, southern Nigeria, over unpaid wages. “The coach can change, but the players and his assistants are still there, so it won’t be an easy game because they changed the coach,” Rohr said. “Sometimes it’s even more difficult when a new coach joins the team because the players then want to show what they can do.” Israel-based midfielder John Ogu said the Super Eagles are more concerned with winning the two games against the north Africans than on the issue with their coach. “We won’t be carried away by their problems,” he said. “Thes...
American WBC Heavyweight champion Who is Anthony Joshua’s Rival Reveals He Has Nigerian Roots
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American WBC Heavyweight champion Who is Anthony Joshua’s Rival Reveals He Has Nigerian Roots

American WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has revealed that he has Nigerian roots as he prepares for his bout against British pugilist Tyson Fury. The 39-year-old popularly referred to as the Bronze Bomber will be defending his title against the Briton on December 1. Wilder made the revelation during a round-table face off with Fury as they both look forward to their bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The American will hope to stretch his winning streak to 41 bouts having won his last 40 professional fights- with 39 of them decided by knockouts. He defeated Abdelaziz Touilbini of Algeria and Mohamed Arjaoui of Morocco but lost to Clemente Russo of Italy in the semi-final to win bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Fury on the other hand ...
APC’s Oyetola Wins Osun Gov Poll
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APC’s Oyetola Wins Osun Gov Poll

GOVERNORSHIP candidate of the All. Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola has won the Osun State governorship election by scoring 255505 votes to defeat his main rival, Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 255023 votes. Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola The Social Democratic Party, SDP, candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore scored 128053. Declaring the result at the INEC office in Osogbo under heavy security presence, the Presiding Officer for the election, Prof Joseph Adeola Afuwape said: “That Adegboya Oyetola of the APC, having satisfied the requirement for this election is, hereby, declared winner of the election and is hereby returned winner‎.” 48 political parties participated in the keenly contested election. Summary of results ...
Jide Sanwo-Olu Sets Up 21-Man Campaign Team
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Jide Sanwo-Olu Sets Up 21-Man Campaign Team

THE unfolding move to oust Governor Akinwunmi Ambode from political relevance in Lagos State went a step further yesterday after his key rival, for the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship ticket, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu set up a campaign structure to accentuate his ambition. The move came in the light of disclosures that APC national leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was under tremendous pressure from his political base not to support a second term for Governor Ambode. The pressure on Tinubu from his political base came as a faction of the APC in the state, some monarchs, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP rallied to the side of the embattled governor of the nation’s commercial nerve centre. Even more, a group of 50 opposition political parties operating in cahoots wi...
Cardi B Reportedly Doesn’t Regret Attacking Nicki Minaj With A Shoe, Says She’d Do It Over Again
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Cardi B Reportedly Doesn’t Regret Attacking Nicki Minaj With A Shoe, Says She’d Do It Over Again

Rapper, Cardi B, 25, reportedly has no regret about the shoe-throwing face-off with rival, Nicki Minaj, 35, during a New York Fashion Week party last Saturday.   According to sources who spoke TMZ, Cardi feels zero remorse about the fracas as she was simply ‘defending her daughter’s honour’ after hearing that Nicki had been ‘talking trash’ about her family.   Cardi B wouldn’t change a damn thing about her decision to attack Nicki Minaj, in fact, she’d even chuck her shoe again in that same situation,’ a source told the site. ‘Cardi was simply defending her daughter’s honor after hearing Nicki had been talking trash about her family… and she’d still sling her stiletto if she had to do it all over again.’   Nicki denied speaking ill about Cardi's baby on Q...
Cardi B Attacks Nicki Minaj At NFW Party, Throws A Shoe At Her (Photos)
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Cardi B Attacks Nicki Minaj At NFW Party, Throws A Shoe At Her (Photos)

Cardi B is a street girl and it looks like money and fame hasn't changed her. Later Friday night, the new mum attacked rap rival Nicki Minaj at the Harper's Bazaar's New York Fashion Week party. According to eye witnesses, Cardi B aggressively approached Nicki who was with her crew at a table at the party, and said she wanted to speak with Nicki and address the lies she was spreading about her. As she was talking aggressively, a security protecting Nicki elbowed Cardi B in the face and that was when she lunged towards Nicki but fortunately security stopped her. Cardi then removed her shoes and hauled it at Nicki, missing her. Check out the lump on Cardi's head from receiving an elbow from security...
2019 Elections: Nobody Can Defeat Buhari, Says Group
Politics

2019 Elections: Nobody Can Defeat Buhari, Says Group

The Northern Central chapter of PMB Sensitisation/Workshop Committee (PMB-SWC), a Political group, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari has no rival, as he vies for another four years at the polls in 2019. This claims was made known by the Chairman, North-Central zone of PMB-SWC, Williams Ozi-Raji, while addressing journalists on the activities of the group ahead of the 2019 general elections. Ozi-Raji stated that the group was concluding plans to embark on sensitization programmes all over the country to ensure the reelection of the president and the success of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He described PMB as a man who exhibits “zero tolerance for corruption and injustice” and whose political will helped in transforming the Nigerian economy. “Within the age brac...
Rappers Booba, Kaaris Jailed After Brawl At Airport
Entertainment

Rappers Booba, Kaaris Jailed After Brawl At Airport

The beef between the rap stars at Orly airport kicked off on Wednesday in a departure hall packed with holidaymakers, some of whom filmed the incident on their phones as the rivals fought across shelves of perfume and souvenirs at a duty-free store. A French judge on Friday said “persistent animosity between the two groups” and the risk of further altercations meant the rappers and nine others should remain in detention until the next hearing on September 6. “What happened is inexcusable, regrettable,” Booba said during the hearing, making reference to the travelling families, working people and children who were there at the time. Kaaris said that “everything is over, everything is calm” now. The two rappers, who had been due to perform Wednesday evening in Barcelona, have waged ...
Pep Guardiola Speaks About Sarri, Chelsea
Sport

Pep Guardiola Speaks About Sarri, Chelsea

Manchester City head coach, Pep Guardiola has revealed what he’ll learn from Chelsea’s new manager, Maurizio Sarri this season in the Premier League. Sarri replaced former Blues manager, Antonio Conte after he fell out of favour with the club’s hierarchy. Speaking ahead of Sunday’s Community Shield against Chelsea, Guardiola heaped praises on Sarri. “First of all, I’m happy that a manager of that level is in the Premier League. I’m going to learn a lot to see him every weekend,” Guardiola said at Friday press conference. “We are going to improve a lot because of his ideas here in England. I saw three games [of Chelsea] in pre-season and he got it. He did it – the team in a short time plays like he wants. “Of course, he needs more time to work everything but the ideas are alr...
Davido accused of buying Instagram followers
Entertainment

Davido accused of buying Instagram followers

AT over seven million followers, Nigerian pop singer, David Adeleke, known as Davido remains the most followed Nigerian on Instagram. No Nigerian person or brand has more followers. His long-time music rival, Wizkid, who holds the honour of being the second most followed Nigerian or brand is a long way from him at over five million. This is as good as it gets for the Omo Baba Olowo but not everyone is completely sold on the number of his followers. Two Instagram users, @kinglucyy and @amarabiish have questioned the originality of the ‘Aye’ crooner’s followers, insinuating that most of his followers might have been fake or cloned followers instead of real people and their reasoning, which they claimed was a result of intensive research and analysis, is based on the number of likes an...
Inter Milan Plans To ‘Move For Lionel Messi So He Can Rival Cristiano Ronaldo At Juventus’
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Inter Milan Plans To ‘Move For Lionel Messi So He Can Rival Cristiano Ronaldo At Juventus’

Inter Milan has made Lionel Messi a shock target for the Italian club so that the Argentine star can 'rival Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus'. This comes after Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus in a £88million move after nine-years with the Spanish club. According to reports in Italy, Inter Milan is said to be plotting an audacious swoop for Ronaldo's fierce rival, following comments made by Pirelli CEO and Inter fan Marco Tronchetti Provera. Marco Tronchetti hinted that the club's owners want to make a 'huge signing'. 'I hope that Suning, once Financial Fair Play will allow it, can make a huge signing,' said the CEO. 'Messi? How can you say no to Messi?'
Man brutally hacked by suspected cultists in Bayelsa
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Man brutally hacked by suspected cultists in Bayelsa

A young man was on Tuesday, brutally attacked by assailants suspected to be cultists in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. It was gathered that rival gang members laid an ambush for him. They caught him and used machetes and other weapons to inflicts cuts all over his body before leaving him in the pool of his blood. He was rushed to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.
Brazilian Drug Dealers Livestream The Assassination Of Their Rival Then Tagged Their Victim’s Family To The Video
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Brazilian Drug Dealers Livestream The Assassination Of Their Rival Then Tagged Their Victim’s Family To The Video

A viral video shows the moment a Brazilian drug gang killed their rival on livestream, and the young man's family was tagged to the video of his murder. In the video, a gunman is seen chasing after his rival's truck and firing shots at the driver of the moving vehicle while his accomplice sat in a nearby car filming the incident. The driver identified as Caio César Siqueira Sisnando, 29, got hit multiple times. He was later rescued by the Emergency Care Unit in Eusebio and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Local reports say Sisnando's killers tagged his family members on social media so they can watch the horror of how he died. Click to watch
Kwankwaso’s Rival, Senator Lado Dumps PDP For APC
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Kwankwaso’s Rival, Senator Lado Dumps PDP For APC

A former chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Basheer Lado has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with thousands of his supporters.   The ceremony took place at the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano on Saturday.     Lado, who represented Kano Central from 2011 to 2015, lost to the former Governor, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso during the 2015 general elections.   Lado was received by Deputy National Chairman of the APC, Segun Oni on behalf of the party’s national chairman, John Oyegun.   “I am very happy to join APC with over 5,000 supporters; together we are going to work for the party to become stronger in the state and the country in general,” he said.   The former senator said his decision to move to APC was...
Rapper AKA Begs Bitter Rival Cassper Nyovest To Invite Him To Johannesburg Concert To Perform
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Rapper AKA Begs Bitter Rival Cassper Nyovest To Invite Him To Johannesburg Concert To Perform

It seems South African superstar rapper, AKA, is ready to sheath his sword in his supremacy fight with his age long rival Cassper Nyovest , as he just begged Cassper in his tweets, to let him perform at his mega concert scheduled to take place at Soccer City Avenue, FNB Stadium, Nasrec in Johannesburg. AKA who further spoke on begging for peace, said he doubts Cassper will approach him to perform at the event. However Cassper’s manager, Lerato ‘T-Lee’ Moiloa, said Cassper Nyovest has moved on from his beef with Bonang Matheba’s boyfriend, AKA, but have nothing to say about Cassper inviting AKA for the concert. Here are his tweets;
Universal Music Set To Launch In Nigeria
Entertainment

Universal Music Set To Launch In Nigeria

The world’s largest music company; Universal Music Group (UMG) is set to officially launch in Nigeria, just about a year after its rival Sony Music set up an office in Lagos. Nigeria is the biggest export of African pop music which is at the moment in demand by an overwhelming figure in the global music marketplace. Just as the world is paying attention to the music, so are investors and entertainment entrepreneurs skimming and weighing for the right minute to engage. Of course they will provide the artiste with platforms but these platforms are only available for as long as African music is still in demand. In some cases, musicians end up not reaping expected benefits from these global music companies. Just a few weeks ago, Nigerian rapper Ycee went on a Twitter blow out calling ...
Nicki Minaj Hits At Rival Cardi B Who Beyonce Took Picture With And Crowned “New Queen Of Rap”
Entertainment

Nicki Minaj Hits At Rival Cardi B Who Beyonce Took Picture With And Crowned “New Queen Of Rap”

American rapper, Nicki Minaj has fired shots at perceived rival, Cardi B who performed on Saturday at Jay Z and Beyonce’s Made In America concert. Nicki who shared her rap video on Instagram, dropped this diss line; “Bitch I heard your label’s tryna make another me,” indirectly claiming that Cardi B is copying her. This came shortly after Beyonce shared a photo with Cardi B, Nicki Minaj’s arch rival, which got fans saying it means Cardi has been crowned the new “Queen” of rap. Click to watch

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