Friday, April 23

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Cardi B and Candace Owens fight dirty and threaten to sue each other over Cardi’s “WAP” performance at the Grammys
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Cardi B and Candace Owens fight dirty and threaten to sue each other over Cardi’s “WAP” performance at the Grammys

Cardi B and Candace Owens have been going at each other for days after the latter tried to shame the rapper for her sexually charged performance of "WAP" at the Grammys. Following Cardi B's performance with Meghan Thee Stallion, Candace appeared on Fox news to slam Cardi's sexual moves, while adding that she's not a great role model for kids. Cardi hit back and things went downhill from there, with both women calling each other out, accusing each other's husbands of infidelity, and threatening to sue. Cardi first hit out on Twitter by retweeting the video of Candace criticising her on Fox News for her Grammys performance. Cardi's caption on the video read: "Yaaaayyyyyyy WE MADE FOX NEWS GUYS !!! Wap wap wap." The rapper added: "Matter fact I’m just going to thank Can...
Thickleeyonce Blasted For Body Shaming Skinny People
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Thickleeyonce Blasted For Body Shaming Skinny People

Best known for her body-positive and outspoken character, Thickleeyonce has been a role model for plus-size women ever since she popped up onto the celebrity streets. Since then millions of Mzansi women have admired and looked up to her for her body-positive content, which seeks to challenge the status quo of plus-size women not being the ideal body type. She is big, beautiful, confident and brave enough to let anyone know. Her confidence has landed her endorsements from major brands who are also trying to shift society's view on plus-size women. Thickleeyonce has worked with international brands like Savage X Fenty, lingerie line owned by Rihanna and has influencers such as Normani, Kehlani, Meg Thee Stallion and Christina Milan and Mzansi's very own Thickleeyonce on its list. ...
Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe
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Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe

The former Black Stars forward claimed the Reds superstar looked up to him during his time at Egyptian side Petrojet Former Ghana striker Eric Bekoe revealed that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah looked up to him as a role model before heading for Europe. After helping Asante Kotoko win the Ghanaian top-flight title in the 2007-08 season, where won the top scorer’s prize with 17 goals in 23 matches, Petrojet beat Zamalek to Bekoe’s signature. There, he became an instant hit owing to his efficiency in front of goal. He also helped the team finish in the third position of the 2008–09 Egyptian Premier League season.
Ramos is my idol’ – Leixoes SC’s Aneni on Real Madrid great
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Ramos is my idol’ – Leixoes SC’s Aneni on Real Madrid great

The Portugal-based Nigerian teenager has described the four-time Champions League winner as his role model while hoping to emulate him someday Leixoes SC and Nigeria U20 starlet Evans Aneni has named Sergio Ramos as his idol, while hoping to emulate the Spanish football icon. The 19-year-old has been tipped to become one of the world’s sought-after centre-backs in future owing to his defensive skills. Aneni, having risen through the ranks at his Portuguese outfit and has been a key figure in the Sea Heroes’ U23 squad. Before football was put on a hiatus owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigeria youth international featured in every game for Leixoes – putting up several man-of-the-match showings.
Fathia Williams Celebrates Peju Ogunmola On Her Birthday
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Fathia Williams Celebrates Peju Ogunmola On Her Birthday

Popular Yoruba actress, Fathia Williams took to her Instagram page to celebrate her colleague, Peju Ogunmola as she turned a year older on Friday. Williams shared a beautiful photo of Ogunmola with a birthday message which reads; “Happy Birthday My Role Model And My Day 1 Crush Sister mi sebi you know how much I love you. Thank you so much for all the sweet words of encouragement. “God bless you and yours forever @official_pejuogunmola. “May you receive countless blessings of prosperity and excellence as you celebrate this special day in your life ma’am. Enjoy your day and stay safe Ma.”
Messi vs Ronaldo: Kylian Mbappé Reveals his Role Model
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Messi vs Ronaldo: Kylian Mbappé Reveals his Role Model

Paris Saint Germain forward Kylian Mbappé has chosen Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo over Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi as his role model. Mbappé said he can no longer aspire to be like Messi but added that he can attempt to follow in the footsteps of Ronaldo. Messi and Ronaldo are widely known as the best two players in world football at the moment. Mbappé said that he cannot replicate Messi’s decision to remain at one club, but he can be inspired by Ronaldo’s journey around European football. “It’s already too late for me to have a career like Messi,” Mbappé told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “Otherwise I should have stayed at Monaco. “So, logically and without wanting to take anything away from Messi, I have to be inspired by Ronaldo’s career.”
‘She gives us hope’ – Malawi’s Linda Kasenda reveals Asisat Oshoala inspiration
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‘She gives us hope’ – Malawi’s Linda Kasenda reveals Asisat Oshoala inspiration

The She-Flames star has spoken on how she looks up to the three-time African Footballer of the Year Malawi striker Linda Kasenda has described Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala as the ambassador and role model for women's footballers in Africa. Oshoala won the maiden BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award in 2015 and became the first African to score in the Uefa Women's Champions Leaguefinal in 2019 with Barcelona. Kasenda scored eight goals for the already eliminated She-Flames, all in a 13-0 thrashing of Comoros in the 2019 Cosafa Women's Cup in Port Elizabeth.
Barkley: Lampard wants me to take more risks
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Barkley: Lampard wants me to take more risks

The Blues midfielder is being pushed forward and asked to add more goals to his game - much as his manager did as a player Ross Barkley has shed some light on Frank Lampard's man-management skills, with Chelsea's new boss having asked the England international to take more risks on the pitch in an effort to add more goals and assists to his game. Lampard, a former midfielder like Barkley, is Chelsea's all-time top scorer with 211 goals in all competitions and is very much a role model for the former Everton man, having gone down in history as a Blues and England icon. With Eden Hazard having departed for Real Madrid in the summer, Lampard needs to replace the Belgian's goals and is looking to players such as Barkley to further improve their game. And the £15 million ($18m) forme...
Actress Roseline Sanni Ajose Receives A Special Recognition Award From Yoruba Elite Club Germany
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Actress Roseline Sanni Ajose Receives A Special Recognition Award From Yoruba Elite Club Germany

Yoruba Elite Club Munich Germany awarded Roseline Sanni Ajose aka RSA a special recognition award for her role model and tenacity in the movie industry. The London based theatre Nurse, actress and film producer was very delighted to receive the award. The mother of two wasn’t able to attend the event so she sends her apology for not be able to attend due to work schedule.
Sterling is still a baby but he’s the perfect role model’ – Wright-Phillips praises City star’s demeanour on and off the pitch
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Sterling is still a baby but he’s the perfect role model’ – Wright-Phillips praises City star’s demeanour on and off the pitch

The former England star says the current Three Lions winger has shown maturity well beyond his years Shaun Wright-Phillips says that Raheem Sterling has proven to be the "perfect role model" for young players, despite the fact that the Manchester City star is still a "baby" himself. Sterling was one of City's top players this season as the England star fired 17 goals while providing 10 assists during the team's Premier League title-winning campaign. Meanwhile, the winger has also become one of the game's loudest voices when it comes to combating racism, having recently revealed that he wants to meet with the English FA and Premier League leaders in an effort to discuss the issue.
Yahaya Bello, Role Model To Nigerian Youths In Good Governance – Fanwo
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Yahaya Bello, Role Model To Nigerian Youths In Good Governance – Fanwo

Kingsley Fanwo, Director- General of Media and Publicity to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has described his principal as the ambassador of Nigerian youths in governance, saying youths in Kogi and Nigeria are proud of him and will want him to continue in office for another term. Describing Bello as a courageous and hardworking leader, he said the governor has devoted all his time and energy into delivering the dividends of democracy to the people of the state since he was sworn-in over three years ago. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent in Lagos, Fanwo said contrary to claims by the opposition that the governor is an example of failure of youths in governance, Governor Bello has demonstrated sound leadership in the way he has managed the affairs of the state whi...
“My First Love, My Role Model” – Yvonne Jegede Appreciates Her Lookalike Dad
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“My First Love, My Role Model” – Yvonne Jegede Appreciates Her Lookalike Dad

Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede has shared a lovely photo with her dad, Solomon Jegede, to appreciate him. According to her, she prays her son, Xavier grows up to look at her the way she looks at him. "My boo, my love, my oga, my sugar daddy, my prayer warrior, my first love, my role model. Daddy I don’t know how to thank you for your support. I pray Xavier grows up to look at me the way I look at you. Thank you Daddy @jegedeenaboakpe #AppreciationPost #DaddysGirl" she wrote.
‘If Your Parents Are Not Your Role Model,Then There Is A Problem’- Yvonne Jegede
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‘If Your Parents Are Not Your Role Model,Then There Is A Problem’- Yvonne Jegede

Nollywood actress and mom of one Yvonne Jegede is of the opinion that people should make their parents their role models. Yvonne, who welcomed her son Xavier a few months ago, took to her Instastories to share her thoughts on role models adding that she finds it weird people make total strangers their role models. The actress who reportedly is having marital issues said no one should make a total stranger their role model except that person’s work is one they admire and can be used to better their own skill. In her words; I have no idea why a total stranger is your role model (someone you’ve never met) People have their demons and life issues to deal with. But if there are some people who inspire your work, skill or maybe fashion sense I can understand. If you cannot see your...
There is something wrong with your family if your parents can’t be your role model – Yvonne Jegede
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There is something wrong with your family if your parents can’t be your role model – Yvonne Jegede

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede is of the opinion that people should not make celebrities their role models as everyone has their demons. According to the actress who just welcomed a son, people should rather make their parents their role models. In her words; I have no idea why a total stranger is your role model (someone you’ve never met) People have their demons and life issues to deal with. But if there are some people who inspire your work, skill or maybe fashion sense I can understand. If you cannot see your parents as your role model, then there’s something wrong with your family/upbringing. Don’t stress people out concerning the mistakes your parents couldn’t fix. The actress who has reportedly moved out of her matrimonial home dedicated her son Xavier in church a few ...
Cassper Nyovest Speaks On Being ‘Mocked’ For Being A Role Model
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Cassper Nyovest Speaks On Being ‘Mocked’ For Being A Role Model

Cassper Nyovest believes that trying to set a good example for young people has often backfired on him. The rapper took to Twitter on Thursday evening to share his thoughts with followers. "I have always set out to be a positive role model. Had a gun to my face, I went to the police station & nothing happened. I was mocked for going to the police. Then I was slapped and I walked away ... was mocked again. Even this tweet will be trolled. I know I am teaching good doe." It's unclear what sparked Cassper's statements but being an inspiration to the young African child has always been at the top of his priority list. It's also no secret that Cassper has been accused of being "fake humble" which has often seen him at the centre of social media storms. A few weeks ago, the ra...
Timaya Reveals the Advice 2face Gave Him When He Spent Money on Cars
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Timaya Reveals the Advice 2face Gave Him When He Spent Money on Cars

Nigerian dancehall singer, Timaya has recalled the inspiring role legendary singer 2face Idibia played in his financial wellbeing. The singer made this known while speaking at ‘Trace Live’ music concert in Lagos. According to Timaya, he considers 2face a role model because of an advice he once gave him. He said when he was spending money on flashy cars and other materials things, 2face advised him to plan his life well. Speaking at the crowded concert which was headlined by 2face Idibia, Timaya said: “he told me to plan my life and stop wasting money of flashy cars and luxury”.
“Excellent Role Model” – IBB Praises Buhari Fight Against Corruption And Insurgency Ahead Of 76th Birthday
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“Excellent Role Model” – IBB Praises Buhari Fight Against Corruption And Insurgency Ahead Of 76th Birthday

Former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an excellent leader and a role model whose personal qualities are worthy of emulation by young and aspiring politicians in the country. This was contained in a congratulatory letter by the former Head of State to the President ahead of his 76th birthday. President Buhari will turn 76 on Monday, December 17. General Babangida, in his message, said: “As we get over our mid-seventies, we can say with all sense of modesty that we should celebrate every birthday anniversary with prayers in order for us to thank Allah for all the blessings and the bounties He showered upon us. “It is only fair that we pause and reflect in our own different ways on all the life’s challenges ...
Lady Celebrates Her Barrister Father As She Gets Called To Bar
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Lady Celebrates Her Barrister Father As She Gets Called To Bar

A Nigerian lady identified as Falilat Olawoyin, has taken to social media to appreciate her barrister father as she gets called to bar. Falilat who was just called to Bar served her father some accolades as she recounted on how her father supported and encouraged her during her stay in school Visibly excited as she joins him in the legal profession, she shared photos of herself and her proud father in their robes after her call to Bar ceremony in Abuja. She wrote; “At a very tender age I watched my dad dress up and go to work while holding his socks and bib for him. This is my first role model! I remember when I joined Arts Class and everyone was shocked because they expected me to be in Sciences, my dad was like “are you sure you want to do Arts?” “Do you want to become a Lawyer...
Akhator Dedicates NSA Gongs To Mom
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Akhator Dedicates NSA Gongs To Mom

Captain of the women’s national basketball team, Evelyn Akhator has described her double awards at this year’s Nigerian Sports Awards as amazing. The professional basketball athlete, who plays for the Turkish side Besiktas, stole the show by winning both the Basketball Player of the Year and Sportswoman of the Year categories at the 2018 Nigerian Sports Award held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos on Friday. The 2017 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) 3rd overall pick by Dallas Wings warded off opposition from Odunayo Adekuoroye and Simidele Adeagbo to win the Sportswoman of the Year category. She also beat male basketball player, Ike Diogu and fellow teammate, Adora Elonu to clinch the Basketball Player of the Year award. The Lagos-born basketball star...
Photos: Nigeria Police Force Honours Ozzybee
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Photos: Nigeria Police Force Honours Ozzybee

It was indeed a remarkable experience as OzzyBee visited the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), CSP Dolapo Badmos at Zone 2 Police HQ Onikan, Lagos. The quintessential mouth piece of the Nigerian Police Force in her welcoming address paid glowing tributes to the Wonderkid and urged him to be a role model to his generation. Responding, the Youngest NDLEA Brand Ambassador OzzyBee, thanked the Police PRO and her team for the great honour. While pledging to use his various platforms to help in building a "Crime Free Society" he emphasized that the Nigerian Police Force are our valuable friends and symbol of National Security.   More photos below...
INEC: Osun Election Will Be Role Model For 2019 Polls
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INEC: Osun Election Will Be Role Model For 2019 Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is fully ready to make the governorship election in Osun a “role model” for the 2019 polls. Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state said this during a press conference at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo. Agbaje said the commission would run simultaneous accreditation and voting between 8am and 2pm on Saturday of the Osun election. He, however, refuted the ban on use of mobile phones and cameras on election day at the polling unit. He said: “What INEC said is that voters should not carry their phones or other camera devices to the voting cubicles where the voter will mark the ballot, to safeguard the secrecy of the ballot.” He also added that the commission has no plans to giv...
Veteran Singer, Onyeka Onwenu Becomes Brand Ambassador For House Of Lunettes (Photo)
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Veteran Singer, Onyeka Onwenu Becomes Brand Ambassador For House Of Lunettes (Photo)

Veteran singer, Onyeka Onwenu becomes Brand Ambassador for sunglass outlet, House of Lunettes. Big Brother Naija 2018 finalist, Cynthia Nwadiora aka Cee-C who is their brand ambassador shared this photo via her IG page as she congratulated the Veteran singer on becoming Brand Ambassador for House of Lunettes citing she is a positive role model to young ladies across Nigeria. She wrote: 'Congrats to a Living Legend @onyekaonwenu Welcome to @house_of_lunettes Family as a Brand Ambassador. You are a positive role model and an inspiration to many young women across Nigeria.'
El-Rufai Posed With His Students In ABU Zaria (Throwback Photo)
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El-Rufai Posed With His Students In ABU Zaria (Throwback Photo)

The then lecturer Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai (present Executive Governor of Kaduna State) posed in a photograph with members of his class (after one of his lectures) back in ABU Zaria. Mallam Nasiru lectured and provided them with learning materials free of charge. His class was not the type any student would want to miss. He was a role model for them. Today, this class has produced a Professor, an Associate Professor, Assistant Directors and other great men/women in their various fields of endeavour.
Alibaba Shares His Encounter With A Mother Whose Daughter He Blocked For Flashing Pubic hair
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Alibaba Shares His Encounter With A Mother Whose Daughter He Blocked For Flashing Pubic hair

Ace Nigerian comedian, Alibaba, took to Instagram to share his encounter with a Nigerian mother whose daughter he blocked on Instagram for flashing her pubic hair on her timeline. According to Alibaba, the mother of the girl tried teaching him how to be tolerant with her daughter’s pubic hair show, and further stated that whatever her daughter did cannot be worth blocking her. Read what Alibaba wrote below; I got a call this evening from someone who says her daughter is my huge fan & she met her in a bad mood. I was truly concerned until I heard that she was feeling very bad because she tried to send me a picture of hers in a purple dress. And she just then realised that I blocked her. Mscheeeeeeew! “Ali,” the mother is now trying to teach me about tolerance and understanding, “If ...
“I Wasn’t Nude” – Moyo Lawal Reacts To Her Viral ‘Nude’ Photo
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“I Wasn’t Nude” – Moyo Lawal Reacts To Her Viral ‘Nude’ Photo

Curvy Nollywood actress Moyo Lawal has reacted to the backlash she had from her viral ‘nude’ photo. In case you missed it the lovely actress shared a nude photo of herself on social media.   Many Nigerians called her out on the photo and also Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu also reacted to it. Well it appears that she saw the reactions and now she has responded to them. Read her write up below; Moyo Lawal   I was not Nude ? Ya all need to chill especially the hypocrites that I see in bikinis all the time ???……..…. Here are the Facts!!! (1) I was not nude ??neither can you see anything apart from cleavage which you will probably still see from me ?.Also ofcourse I was terrified have you ever tried to create a nude illusion picture?? I was almost peeing in my pants...
Freeze Shades 9ice, Says ‘I Stand  With Falz’
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Freeze Shades 9ice, Says ‘I Stand  With Falz’

OAP Daddy Freeze has shown support for Falz after the musician came under fire for asking artists to stop glorifying fraudsters in their songs. Many also attributed his statement to 9ice's new song ''Living things' where he mentions the names of lavish instagram big boys with questionable wealth. Freeze wrote I stand with @falzthebahdguy! - Its the glorification of Fraudsters that birthed the likes of Evans, and gave rise to the herds of moronic herbivores seeking his release! - Songs seemingly promoting fraud aren't 9ice....... ~FRZ
Falz Shades Entertainers Hailing Fraudsters 
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Falz Shades Entertainers Hailing Fraudsters 

Actor, comedian, rapper and lawyer, Folarin Falana aka Falz is definitely not cool with entertainers that are celebrating fraudsters. In a recent interview, Falz angrily spoke against such act, saying it's affecting the future of the young ones.  In his words; How can you be a role model and be singing about fraud and fraudsters? It doesn't make sense. Stop it.
Burna Boy Warns His Fans, Says “I Am Not Your Role Model”
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Burna Boy Warns His Fans, Says “I Am Not Your Role Model”

Musician, Burna Boy has a strong message for those who think he should be a role model and inspire others. According to him; "I Am NOT your Role Model. I am just a 25 year old who has been through more than any 25 year old should have to, therefore takes life 1 day at a time and tries to make the best of things. This is my REAL LIFE, don't let your life be determined by how anyone lives theirs. You are Special and Amazing. You would not have been put on this earth if there wasn't a Reason.  I love you all. Love yourselves and each other. The World is Yours!  #Rock$T⭐️r."
Maheeda Goes Naked, Says ‘I’m Not Your Role Model’
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Maheeda Goes Naked, Says ‘I’m Not Your Role Model’

Maheeda is not a role model and the controversial nudist wants her followers to know this.Yesterday, the mother of one who recently resumed making music, shared her usual explicit posts, showing off a bit of skin and trolls hopped on her Instagram page to barrage her with unkind words. And Maheeda snapped. “Hey male and female bitches, I’m not your mother. I am not your f**king role model, that’s your mother’s job,” she said, adding, “I’m a bad bitch, I only do what bitches do.” As though that was not enough, she continued in the caption, “Apply what u know to your life and be richer, have more fame, more followers and make everyone in Nigeria make heaven . Be more than I can be first or shut the f**king up!” This is not the first time Maheeda would be reminding folks about her li...
VJ Moet Abebe Slams Fans For Mocking Her Twerking!!!
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VJ Moet Abebe Slams Fans For Mocking Her Twerking!!!

Soundcity presenter, Moet Abebe, has responded to fans who criticized a throwback video of her twerking vigorously, saying she’s not interested in being anyone’s role model. In an Instagram post, Moet urged everyone to get ready for many bikini photos of herself in 2017, saying; “I’m not a role model… I’m here to f*** ish up with my talent,” “I am in an industry where you have to express yourself the best way you know how… I’m here to make money and have fun doing what I was born to do. “So you either get used to 2017 being filled with “bikini” photos and memorable moments of me or you just be that “role model” for your child or better yet make your mother your role model and not me.”
OAP Moet Abebe Twerking In Black Bikini [Video]
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OAP Moet Abebe Twerking In Black Bikini [Video]

Soundcity OAP says Nigerians need to stop getting worked up over ladies rocking bikinis as they should be used to it by now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj5XVdiY-HQ Moet through her snap revealed that people no longer consider her a good role model for girls since she shared a bikini photos last month. The 28-years-old English born TV personality shared a footage of herself twerking in a bath pool in black bikinis, which caused the uproar from her followers. Moet settled her rant by stating that she was not in the entertainment industry to be a role model but to make money so peeps should leave her to sell her market... See her rant on snap below...
‘We Are Our Own Enemies, We Create Our Own Problems’ – Says John Dumelo as he Reconcile With Yvonne Nelson
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‘We Are Our Own Enemies, We Create Our Own Problems’ – Says John Dumelo as he Reconcile With Yvonne Nelson

Following their reconciliation yesterday, Ghanian actor John Dumelo has opened up on making up with his best friend, Yvonne Nelson. The stars stopped talking to each other after their clashed over politics. While Yvonne criticized the Ghanaian government over shabby power supply, John Dumelo supported the president, prompting Yvonne to slam him. All that is behind them now as John Dumelo said... "We might have different political ideologies. Our views might be different on many subjects, but at the end of the day we need to set a good example to people. Peace is one of the things I preach when I tour Ghana. So how can I preach peace when I'm not at peace with my friends? What example am i setting. God forbid but if your friend you don't talk to dies, what will u go and say at the bu...

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