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Jackass actress Patty Perez  dies at 57 after diabetes battle
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Jackass actress Patty Perez dies at 57 after diabetes battle

Jackass star, Patty Perez, has died at the age of 57. The American actress, famed for playing the role of Goddess Patty in the popular Jackass films, passed away on Friday at a hospital in Reno, Nevada, where she was being treated for complications related to her type 1 diabetes. The actress's daughter, Priscilla, told TMZ that her mother had been dealing with complications since birth. She said her kidneys began to fail as a result of the lifelong struggle she had with her health and weight. Priscilla also confirmed that her mom's death was not coronavirus-related. "We want to express our immense gratitude for the love and kindness everyone has shown to our mom," Priscilla told TMZ. "Being able to entertain and bring light and happiness to people was the highlight of her ...
Daka set for ‘new surprise role’ as Leicester City get ready for Brighton test
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Daka set for ‘new surprise role’ as Leicester City get ready for Brighton test

The 22-year-old saw his effort ruled out for offside by VAR on Thursday but he is in line to face the Seagulls Zambia international Patson Daka could be set for a new role at the club as revealed by manager Brendan Rodgers. The 22-year-old finally made his full debut for the Foxes as they battled to a 2-2 draw against Napoli in their Europa League fixture at King Power Stadium on Thursday night. During the match, Daka, who joined Leicester from Red Bull Salzburg at the start of the new campaign, found the back of the net in the 59th minute after being set up by Youri Tielemans but VAR interjected to rule the strike out for offside.  
Arsenal’s Arteta reveals Partey’s new role after impressive display at Burnley
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Arsenal’s Arteta reveals Partey’s new role after impressive display at Burnley

The 28-year-old Black Star played a crucial role in the midfield as the Gunners recorded their second top-flight win at Turf Moor Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed the role he has asked midfielder Thomas Partey to play after returning from injury. The Ghana international was influential throughout on his return to the starting line-up as the Gunners registered their second win in the Premier League this season after downing Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday. It was midfielder Martin Odegaard who scored the lone goal from a well-curled free-kick to hand Arteta and Arsenal a second straight win, coming after they had beaten Norwich City 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium last week.  
Onyeka helps 10-man Brentford beat Wolverhampton Wanderers
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Onyeka helps 10-man Brentford beat Wolverhampton Wanderers

  The Nigeria midfielder played a role as the Bees grabbed their second league win of the season Frank Onyeka came off the bench as 10-man Brentford stunned Wolverhampton Wanderers in Saturday's Premier League match. The 23-year-old replaced Sergi Canos in the 68th minute, four minutes after Shandon Baptiste was given his marching orders after his second yellow card. The outing was Onyeka's third Premier League appearance of the season following his permanent switch from Midtjylland in August  
Actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald, best known for his roles on ‘Saturday Night Live’, Dies aged 61
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Actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald, best known for his roles on ‘Saturday Night Live’, Dies aged 61

Hollywood actor and comedian, Norm Macdonald has died. MacDonald best known for his role in comedy series 'The Saturday Night Live' died on Tuesday, September 14 his manager has revealed. His death came after a nine-year private battle with cancer, his management firm, Brillstein Entertainment said. Lori Jo Hoekstra, Macdonald's longtime producing partner and friend, was with the comedian when he died, according to reports.  Hoekstra says that though Macdonald had been battling cancer for nearly a decade, he was determined to keep his health struggles private, and away from his family, friends and fans. "He was most proud of his comedy," Hoekstra said. "He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his lo...
Former Liverpool and Man, City attacker, Craig Bellamy quits role as Vincent Kompany’s assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression
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Former Liverpool and Man, City attacker, Craig Bellamy quits role as Vincent Kompany’s assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression

Craig Bellamy has quit his role as assistant manager at Anderlecht to deal with depression. The former Wales, Liverpool and Manchester City striker revealed last year that he had been diagnosed with the condition, which affected him during his playing days, too. Bellamy was made Vincent Kompany's assistant at the Belgian club two years ago. The club posted a statement on their website last night revealing that Bellamy’s depression had resurfaced. Anderlecht said he had taken ‘a very difficult, but very necessary decision concerning his health. Bellamy said goodbye to the players in the dressing room on Sunday afternoon after the 7-2 victory against KV Mechelen.’ Sporting director Peter Verbeke added: ‘The enormous energy Craig has given us all is priceless. ‘It is therefor...
‘The Wire’ Actor, Michael K. Williams dies of Suspected Heroin Overdose at 54
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‘The Wire’ Actor, Michael K. Williams dies of Suspected Heroin Overdose at 54

American actor, Michael K. Williams, best known for his role as Baltimore stick-up man Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire, has sadly died at the age of 54. The actor was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose in his Brooklyn penthouse Monday afternoon, September 6, law-enforcement sources told The Post. He was discovered unconscious in the dining room of his luxury Williamsburg pad with what appeared to be heroin on the kitchen table, sources said. The acclaimed actor’s nephew found him a little before 2 p.m., and someone called cops to the address at 440 Kent Ave., saying there was a man there who was “unresponsive” and “feels cold,” sources said. Williams was pronounced dead by authorities at 2:12 p.m., and it appeared the TV star had fa...
Former USWNT head coach and World Cup winner Jill Ellis named in new FIFA role
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Former USWNT head coach and World Cup winner Jill Ellis named in new FIFA role

She will lead a group tasked with developing the women's game and improving the match calendar, amid rumours of a biennial World Cup. Former U.S. women's national team head coach Jill Ellis has been appointed by FIFA to lead a new technical advisory group on the future of women's football, it has been announced. The 54-year-old won back-to-back Women's World Cup titles as the head coach of the USWNT in 2015 and 2019 before stepping down following the latter triumph. In addition to her FIFA position, she will continue working in San Diego with the city's NWSL expansion side, which will enter the top league in the United States at the beginning of 2022. Ellis and the FIFA technical advisory group she's leading will set out to "examine and explore ways to improve the current match calend...
Britney Spears accuses her father of trying to extort her
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Britney Spears accuses her father of trying to extort her

Britney Spears says her father is trying to extort her by asking for a payoff before he quits his role as her conservator. In new legal documents, obtained by TMZ, Britney pointed out that her father has already admitted it's in her best interests for him to step down as her conservator, but she adds that he is trying to hold her up for more money from her as a condition to leave. Britney's legal team claims Jamie is asking for around $2 million before he will step down as her conservator. Some of the money will go to pay his lawyers and her former business manager Tri Star. In the documents, Britney's lawyer, Matt Rosengart, warned: "The status quo is no longer tolerable, and Britney Spears will not be extorted." Britney says Jamie should just resign now instead of drawing o...
BBNaija: How I came out of depression after losing my wife in 2017 – Boma
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BBNaija: How I came out of depression after losing my wife in 2017 – Boma

BBNaija ‘Shine Ya Eye’ housemate, Boma, revealed that he fell into depression after his marriage crashed in 2017. According to him, he lost everything that year including his career which made him depressed. However, he was able to come out of depression after his best friend persuaded him to go for another audition and he got the role. Boma said:“In 2017 I lost everything, my career, life and wife. “Everything was gone life was hopeless my loved ones were gone but I had my best friend who told me there’s always light at the end of a tunnel. “He told me I needed to try again and go for it! He said when one door closes another door opens. “I got up and went for another audition and I was chosen for the role and that was how I came out of depression and my life changed.”...
Will Smith was paid $40m for King Richard
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Will Smith was paid $40m for King Richard

Will Smith was paid $40 million for his role in the upcoming HBO Max biographical drama film, King Richard. The film, based on a true story, follows Richard Williams (Smith), the father of Venus and Serena Williams, who coaches his daughters to become two of the most prominent tennis stars in the world. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, who is best known for Monsters and Men, King Richard stars Jon Bernthal, Dylan McDermott, Tony Goldwyn, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, and Demi Singleton. Since his breakout role on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air in the 1990s, Smith has worked steadily in Hollywood and has become one of the most recognizable actors in the world. Starring in everything from comedies to action flicks to serious dramas, Smith has proven himself an actor of great...
Will Smith was paid $40 million to star in King Richard, the new movie about Venus and Serena Williams’ father
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Will Smith was paid $40 million to star in King Richard, the new movie about Venus and Serena Williams’ father

Will Smith was paid $40 million for his role in the upcoming HBO Max biographical drama film, King Richard. The film is based on the true life story of Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, who coaches his daughters to become two of the most prominent tennis stars in the world. The movie was filmed in Los Angeles during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic and prevented Smith from reprising his role as Deadshot in James Gunn's The Suicide Squad. In a recent article by Variety detailing the biggest movie stars salaries for recent projects, it was revealed that Smith's salary for his role in King Richard was $40 million. This figure is noticeably higher than the typical paycheck for a movie star in a big project, which currently sits at around $20 million. ...
Haaland tipped for Liverpool move by Borussia Dortmund legend Rummenigge
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Haaland tipped for Liverpool move by Borussia Dortmund legend Rummenigge

A man that spent five years with BVB in his playing days can see a Norwegian striker heading to England in the summer of 2022 Liverpool could be a possible landing spot for Erling Haaland in the summer of 2022, claims Borussia Dortmund legend Michael Rummenigge, with the Norwegian striker expected to favour a switch to England over one to Spain. Speculation regarding the future intentions of a prolific 21-year-old continues to rage, with remarkable exploits in Germany bringing the hottest of prospects to the attention of leading sides across Europe. Barcelona and Real Madrid are forever in the market for such talent, but are both experiencing financial difficulties at present, while Premier League heavyweights such as Manchester rivals United and City are also looking for long-term ...
EPL: Lukaku reveals how Drogba influenced his return to Chelsea
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EPL: Lukaku reveals how Drogba influenced his return to Chelsea

Romelu Lukaku has admitted that Didier Drogba played a role in his return to Chelsea. The 28-year-old says he has a close friendship with Drogba, who prepared him for a return to Stamford Bridge. The two men were team-mates at Chelsea for one season following Lukaku’s arrival from Anderlecht in 2011. Lukaku and Drogba are still close and stay in touch regularly. “Our relationship means the world to me. It’s not like we talk once a month. I talk to the guy every few days! “We have a group chat, we are constantly communicating and I’ve been on the phone with him a bit more in the past two weeks. “I had a lot of questions to ask and he still knows a lot of people here so he really prepared me well with the last details,” Lukaku told the club’s official website....
Why Percy Tau must resist Al Ahly & Mosimane reunion
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Why Percy Tau must resist Al Ahly & Mosimane reunion

The South Africa forward has been tipped for an exit from Brighton & Hove Albion, but is a switch to Egypt wise? Percy Tau has been heavily linked with the Brighton & Hove Albion exit door over the last week, with the South Africa forward rumoured to be attracting the interest of Egyptian giants and reigning continental champions Al Ahly. On one hand, there’s logic behind the potential switch. Tau appears to have lost his way in European football, having played a limited role for the Seagulls in their battle against the drop after returning from his loan deal midway through last season.
“Most wanted” suspect arrested after asking about reward money on police department’s Facebook post
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“Most wanted” suspect arrested after asking about reward money on police department’s Facebook post

A woman who was on the run for her alleged role in a murder case has been arrested after commenting on the police department’s Facebook post asking about reward money for her arrest.   Last Wednesday, the police department posted about Lorraine Graves, who is charged with being an accessory to a murder in March. The department was looking for information on Graves, who was suspected to be involved in the murder of Eric Graves. Eric Graves was shot and killed at an apartment complex and two men had already been charged with his murder and arrested, the department said in their post. However, the department was still looking for Lorraine Graves – and she ended up showing herself to them when she commented on the post. "Where's the reward money at?" Graves, who was declared m...
Ex-Gambian junta member Sentenced to Death for murder
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Ex-Gambian junta member Sentenced to Death for murder

A Gambian court sentenced an ally of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh to death on Wednesday July 14, for his role in the murder of a former finance minister. Jammeh seized power in 1994 as part of a bloodless military coup in the West African state. He then ruled with an iron fist until January 2017, when he fled to Equatorial Guinea after losing presidential elections to Adama Barrow. According to reports, Gambia's government subsequently established a Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) to investigate Jammeh-era abuses, which heard several hundred witness testimonies between 2019 and May. But Yankuba Touray - a member of the junta that ruled The Gambia for some years after the 1994 coup - refused to testify at the TRRC in 2019. Public prosecutors then charged him ...
Grant explains why he signed new Manchester United contract to stay as fourth-choice goalkeeper
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Grant explains why he signed new Manchester United contract to stay as fourth-choice goalkeeper

The experienced shot-stopper says he still has an important role to play at Old Trafford, as back-up to David De Gea, Dean Henderson and Tom Heaton Lee Grant says the opportunity to push his fellow Manchester United goalkeepers to even greater heights was one of the main reasons he decided to extend his stay at Old Trafford, despite being fourth choice. The 38-year-old has made just two competitive appearances in two years since joining on a free transfer from Stoke in 2018, but has extended his contract by another season despite being pushed further down the pecking order following the arrival of Tom Heaton. However, Grant says he feels “valued” at the club and believes he still has a role to play, even if he is behind David de Gea, Dean Henderson and now Heaton in the Red Devils...
Partey: Ghana’s preparations will set the tone for successful Afcon in Cameroon
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Partey: Ghana’s preparations will set the tone for successful Afcon in Cameroon

The Arsenal ace looks ahead to the continental showpiece as the Black Stars target a fifth title Ghana midfielder Thomas Teye Partey believes good preparations will play a big role in their quest to win the Africa Cup of Nations title in Cameroon next year. The Black Stars are in search for a fifth success, their last victory coming far back in 1982. On three occasions in recent times, they made it to the grand finale but ultimately lost out on the royal diadem.
Essien: Chelsea legend extends role with FC Nordsjaelland
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Essien: Chelsea legend extends role with FC Nordsjaelland

The 38-year-old former Black Stars midfielder extends his role in the dugout with the Danish top-flight side Former Ghana and Chelsea star Michael Essien has extended his coaching contract with Danish Superligaen side FC Nordsjaelland until 2023. According to FC Nordsjaelland manager Flemming Pedersen the former Real Madrid enforcer has lived up to expectations on the touchline much to the delight of the technical handlers and he is now certain of continuing his cherished coaching role at the Right to Dream Park.
Chukwueze: It is surprising Villarreal want to let him go – Boudet
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Chukwueze: It is surprising Villarreal want to let him go – Boudet

The Super Eagle has made 92 appearances for the Yellow Submarines, scoring 12 goals in the process Football expert Francois Miguel Boudet is surprised Europa League champions Villarreal are willing to let Samuel Chukwueze leave in the ongoing transfer window. The 22-year-old attacker joined the Spanish outfit in 2018 and has since made 92 appearances, scoring 12 goals in the process. He played a crucial role in helping the team lift the Europa League last season but Unai Emery sees him as surplus to requirements. French side Olympique Marseille have been linked with the player.
Allow Jesus play his role- Nina tells Nigerians judging BBNaija “lockdown” housemates who had s3x in the house
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Allow Jesus play his role- Nina tells Nigerians judging BBNaija “lockdown” housemates who had s3x in the house

Former BBNaija housemate, Nina, has asked Nigerians to stop playing Jesus in the lives of others. Nina said this while reacting to the backlash Dorathy and Ka3na of the BBNaija 'lockdown  edition received after they revealed that they were sexually involved with male housemates, Brighto and Praise respectively during their stay in the house. While Dorathy revealed that she performed oral sex on Brighto, Ka3na revealed she had s8x with Praise. Nigerians took to the comment section on all social media platforms, bashing the ladies. Nina via her Instastories mentioned that Nigerians should stop playing Jesus and allow Jesus play his role.
Actress Tessy Oragwa Welcomes a baby girl
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Actress Tessy Oragwa Welcomes a baby girl

Nollywood actress, Tessy Oragwa popular for her role as Sylvia in 'So Wright, So Wrong' has welcomed a baby girl. The actress in an Instagram post she shared, said she welcomed her bundle of joy on June 21, 2021. Oragwa also disclosed that her daughter has been named "Chimamanda Amber Agbahiwe". She wrote; Chimamanda Amber Agbahiwe 06/21/21 welcome my priceless jewel , my princess, my rare gem , my precious one @jeremyagbahiwe loves you girl  join me in thanksgiving to the most high!!
Mercy Aigbe’s ex-husband, Lanre Gentry, shades her after she mentioned she pays school fees in dollars in her father’s day message to herself
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Mercy Aigbe’s ex-husband, Lanre Gentry, shades her after she mentioned she pays school fees in dollars in her father’s day message to herself

Mercy Aigbe's ex-husband, Lanre Gentry, via his IG page, threw a shade at her after she mentioned that she pays her children's school fees in dollars in her father's day message to herself. Mercy shared a post on her Instagram page Sunday morning, celebrating herself for playing the role of a father and mother in the life of her two children. She mentioned that she pays the school fees of one of her kids in foreign currency. in response, Lanre also shared a post on his Instagram page celebrating himself as a father while also throwing shade at her. Read his post below...
Bobrisky Advices Women to be Classy to Attract Quality men
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Bobrisky Advices Women to be Classy to Attract Quality men

Bobrisky has taken on the role of adviser as he tells women what to do to attract quality men. The crossdresser said going naked and twerking on Instagram will only attract men who will use those women as sex slaves. He said that men like women who are "above their level " and he advised women to be classy so as to be seen as such a woman. Read his post below.
Chelsea to add Loftus-Cheek to Hakimi offer
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Chelsea to add Loftus-Cheek to Hakimi offer

Chelsea are willing to add Ruben Loftus-Cheek to their offer to sign Inter Milan wing-back Achraf Hakimi, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. The Blues are keen on signing the Morocco international who played a crucial role in Inter's Serie A triumph with a contribution of seven goals and eight assists. Goal understands that Chelsea are also ready to include Marcos Alonso and Davide Zappacosta in an effort to reach an agreement with the Nerazzurri.
‘Cristiano was my idol’ – Ronaldo sets the standard for Liverpool and Portugal star Jota
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‘Cristiano was my idol’ – Ronaldo sets the standard for Liverpool and Portugal star Jota

The Reds forward admits to using a former Manchester United star as inspiration when it came to forging his own professional career Liverpool forward Diogo Jota admits the exploits of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United made a fellow Portuguese his "idol", with the Reds star using a five-time Ballon d'Or winner as "an example to follow". Jota is hoping to figure alongside an illustrious countryman when the defending champions kick off their Euro 2020 campaign against Hungary on Tuesday. The 24-year-old, who impressed during an injury-hit debut campaign at Anfield in 2020-21, has the perfect role model when it comes to forging a memorable career of his own, with Ronaldo continuing to set the standard for those around him despite now being 36 years of age.
‘Your work is shameful’ – Zidane snaps at journalist over Real Madrid departure
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‘Your work is shameful’ – Zidane snaps at journalist over Real Madrid departure

The Frenchman was in no mood to answer questions about his decision to leave Santiago Bernabeu when cornered by reporters in Vallecas Zinedine Zidane has snapped back at a Spanish journalist for asking questions over the acrimonious nature of his Real Madrid departure, stating: "your work is shameful". Zidane took the decision to step down from his role as head coach at Santiago Bernabeu following Real's trophyless 2020-21 campaign. The Frenchman, who guided the club to three successive Champions League crowns in his first stint in charge between 2016 and 2018, has since written an open letter explaining why he chose to cut short his contract.  
Chelsea warned Havertz ‘doesn’t feel comfortable’ as false nine but former Germany striker Fischer expects £70m star to shine
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Chelsea warned Havertz ‘doesn’t feel comfortable’ as false nine but former Germany striker Fischer expects £70m star to shine

Thomas Tuchel has been using his fellow countryman as a central forward, with a Champions League-winning goal registered in that role Chelsea have been warned by former Germany striker Klaus Fischer that Kai Havertz "doesn't feel comfortable" filling a false nine role, but the Blues' club-record £70 million ($99m) star is still being backed to shine in English football. A testing debut campaign at Stamford Bridge for the highly-rated 22-year-old ended on a European high as a match-winning goal was scored in a memorable Champions League final win over Premier League rivals Manchester City. Havertz proved decisive in that contest when operating as a central forward, but his blossoming reputation was established as a deep-lying playmaker and Fischer believes Thomas Tuchel would be best...
Baxter: Kaizer Chiefs appoint former Bafana Bafana coach for second stint
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Baxter: Kaizer Chiefs appoint former Bafana Bafana coach for second stint

The Englishman is back to work in South Africa, nearly two years after he left his role as the national team tactician Kaizer Chiefs have announced the appointment of Stuart Baxter as coach, replacing Gavin Hunt who was fired almost two weeks ago. Baxter has signed a two-year contract with an option to extend by a further two years and will be assisted by Arthur Zwane and Dillon Sheppard who were interim co-coaches after being part of Hunt's backroom staff. First on the Englishman's schedule will be Amakhosi's trip to Morocco to take on Wydad Casablanca in a Caf Champions League, semi-final, first leg match on June 19.
Nigerian makes history as first African student rep in 438-year Scottish Varsity
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Nigerian makes history as first African student rep in 438-year Scottish Varsity

Sokoto-born Aisha Akinola has achieved a big feat after becoming the first African sabbatical officer and the first African to hold the role of the Vice President Welfare in a Scotland University’s 438 years history. Sabbatical officers are usually trustees of their students’ union, in its capacity as a charity, and may also sit on or form the board of directors of the union. Akinola currently serves as the Vice President, Welfare in the Scottish University’s Students Association. Speaking on her new feat, she revealed that she became aware of the sabbatical officer role when she was getting her visa to travel to Edinburgh. “When I was preparing my visa at the airport, they asked me if I wanted to go on sabbatical. So, I was intrigued and checked out the meaning of the word. Fr...
Two Men Share Opposing Views about the role of Women in a Marriage
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Two Men Share Opposing Views about the role of Women in a Marriage

Two men's opposing views about the role of women in a marriage has led to a debate. One man named Victor Onyekachi Ojiako wrote on Facebook: "Never marry a jobless woman out of pity, let her get something doing first." And a man named Eric Ukaku responded, saying that a man who doesn't earn enough to take care of himself and his wife doesn't have to marry because  "women are not created to toil with the man but to receive and be taken care of." He added: "If you marry and your wife decides to assist you financially, thank God but don't make it a condition for marriage. You as the man should be financially stable before getting into marriage." See both views below and tell which side you're on.
Nollywood actress, Ify Onwuemene, Dies of Cancer
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Nollywood actress, Ify Onwuemene, Dies of Cancer

Nollywood Actress, Ify Onwuemene, who was popular for her role in the popular sitcom ‘Everyday People’, has died of cancer. Her colleague in the film industry, Gloria Anozie-Young, broke the news of her death via her Facebook page. Gloria in her post wrote “With a deep sense of loss but total submission to God Almighty, we regret to announce that IFEY ONWUEMENE has gone to be with the Lord. “IFEY ONWUEME was diagnosed with endometrial cancer. Her womb was removed, but she has been battling the ailment for many years now. “In 2019, even after eight sessions of chemotherapy, the doctors told her she had reached stage 4. However, we are not sure if she was given the wrong diagnosis or being treated with the wrong chemo, because she still felt pains on her upper abdomen and her t...
Samuel “Spiff” Ajibola Quits his role in “The Johnson” TV Series
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Samuel “Spiff” Ajibola Quits his role in “The Johnson” TV Series

Nollywood actor, Samuel Ajibola, popularly known as Spiff has announced that he is leaving his role in "The Johnsons" TV series. Spiff made the announcement on Twitter a few hours ago. He wrote: "It's difficult to let go but it's time to officially announce on this platform as I quit my role as Spiff in The Johnsons. Thanks to everyone for your undying support and love, I couldn't have asked for more. I've got time on my hands and not much on my side, I've to move on."
Actor Danny Masterson to Stand trial for alleged Rape of three Women
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Actor Danny Masterson to Stand trial for alleged Rape of three Women

American actor, Danny Masterson, known for his role in That ’70s Show, must stand trial on three counts of rape, a judge said on Friday May 21. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, Charlaine F. Olmedo ordered Masterson to trial on three counts of rape by force or fear, charges that could get him up to 45 years in prison. This comes after three days of emotional testimony from three women who said the actor Danny Masterson raped them nearly 20 years ago Judge Charlaine said she found the women’s testimony credible for the purposes of the preliminary hearing, where the bar for sufficient evidence is significantly lower than it will be at the forthcoming trial. Masterson has pleaded not guilty with his lawyers saying they would prove his innocence. During the hearing, t...
‘We are an incredible team’ – Daka revels in RB Salzburg’s title success
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‘We are an incredible team’ – Daka revels in RB Salzburg’s title success

The Zambia international played a key role in the Red Bulls’ Austrian Bundesliga triumph, and has lauded the contributions of his teammates Patson Daka has heaped praise on his Red Bull Salzburg teammates as the Austrian heavyweights secured their latest Bundesliga title. With the Zambia international finding the net twice, the Red Bulls silenced 10-man Rapid Wien 2-0 on Wednesday evening to win an eighth consecutive league title with two games to spare. Impressively, Jesse Marsch’s team have only lost five times in 30 Bundesliga outings, with just two ending in a draw. Daka played a key role in the title triumph by scoring 26 goals in 26 league outings in the 2020-21 campaign – a feat that put him in the forefront to emerge as top scorer in the Austrian top flight. ...
Uchenna Kanu the heroine as Linkopings shock Evelyn Ijeh’s Hackens
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Uchenna Kanu the heroine as Linkopings shock Evelyn Ijeh’s Hackens

The Super Falcons star was in excellent form as her lone effort steered her side to a stunning win over the champions Uchenna Kanu netted the winner for Linkopings as they beat Evelyn Ijeh's Hackens 1-0 in their Swedish Damallsvenskan tie on Saturday. The Nigeria international had continued from where she left off last season, inspiring Andree Jeglertz's side to its first win of the season following a 2-1 triumph against AIK the last time out. Despite a 5-2 Cup loss to Ijeh's Hackens last month, Kanu made her mark, getting on the scoresheet and she was handed her third starting role and made a huge contribution at Bravida Arena.
Elliott tells Liverpool he’s ‘100 per cent’ ready for first team after productive Blackburn loan
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Elliott tells Liverpool he’s ‘100 per cent’ ready for first team after productive Blackburn loan

Harvey Elliott is "100 per cent confident" that he can earn a regular role at Liverpool next season, with the talented 18-year-old proving in a loan spell at Blackburn that he is ready to shine for his parent club. The classy playmaker, who took 26th spot on Goal's 2021 NXGN list, was allowed to leave Anfield in October 2020 as Jurgen Klopp sought to get important minutes into the hottest of prospects. Elliott has starred during a stint in the Championship, earning an EFL Young Player of the Year nomination, and believes he is now capable of adding to the nine competitive appearances that have already been taken in with Liverpool.
Aribo shines as Rangers secure victory over rivals Celtic
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Aribo shines as Rangers secure victory over rivals Celtic

The Nigeria international was on parade as the Gers triumphed over John Kennedy’s men at Ibrox Stadium Joe Aribo featured prominently as Rangers secured a 4-1 victory over Celtic in Sunday’s Scottish Championship group game. The 24-year-old has been delivering consistent performances for the Gers this season and at Ibrox Stadium, he was handed a chance to continue the fine showings. The Nigeria international was afforded a starting role forming a three-man midfield along with Steven Davis and Glen Kamara.
Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress
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Kamala Harris and Nancy Pelosi make History as the First Women to lead Senate at US President Joe Biden’s First Address to Congress

US Vice President, Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have made history after they shared the stage during President Joe Biden's first joint session to Congress. On Wednesday, April 28, President Joe Biden delivered his first joint address to Congress, with both Harris and Pelosi sitting behind him throughout his speech. "Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President," Biden said at the start of his speech. "No president has ever said those words from this podium. No president has ever said those words. And it's about time." Harris, who is also the first Black person and first South Asian person to hold the role, is sitting on the President's right as he delivers remarks. And Pelosi, who became the first woman in her role in 2007, is on the President's left. Whi...
‘I would not play any role that my husband won’t be happy with’ – Actress, Tayo Sobola Says
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‘I would not play any role that my husband won’t be happy with’ – Actress, Tayo Sobola Says

Nollywood actress, Sotayo Sobola has indicated that she will not play any role that will cause her husband not to be happy with her. According to her, there is a limit to how intimate she can get with fellow actors on set and she made this known in her recent interview with Saturday Beats. In her submission, she said; “Even before I got married, I was selective about the kind of roles I portrayed as an actor. My husband is quite understanding and he knew I was a filmmaker before we got married. However, as a respected wife, I would not play any role that my husband won’t be happy with, such as being too intimate with the opposite sex. It has been a sweet experience since the day we started dating till now that we are a married couple. Describing her experience in marriag...
‘You’ll be Embarrassed’ – Ferdinand Blasts Rudiger after Chelsea’s 2 -0 Win Over Atletico
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‘You’ll be Embarrassed’ – Ferdinand Blasts Rudiger after Chelsea’s 2 -0 Win Over Atletico

  Former Manchester United defender and football pundit, Rio Ferdinand has told Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, that he will be ’embarrassed’ for his theatrics that played a role in getting Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic sent off in Chelsea’s 2-0 Champions League win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The German defender had thrown himself to the turf after getting an elbow into the chest from Savic, leading to the Atletico Madrid defender being promptly shown a red card. The La Liga leaders were already 1-0 down at this stage after Hakim Ziyech had put Chelsea ahead in the first half. Emerson Palmieri made it 2-0 and 3-0 on aggregate for Blues with his late effort. Ferdinand was less impressed by Rudiger’s conduct late on in the match “Rudiger, I think will...
Robinho Gets 9-year Jail Term Over Role in Gang Rape
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Robinho Gets 9-year Jail Term Over Role in Gang Rape

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid star, Robinho, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in a gang rape in 2013. The Brazilian was accused of raping a woman in her 20s at an Italian nightclub eight years ago. The 37-year-old was originally found guilty in 2017 before he was sentenced in December of last year. Robinho chose to appeal the verdict, which has now been upheld in Milan’s Court of Appeal. However, according to Globo, new details have since emerged in the Court of Appeal, alleging that the former AC Milan star and his representatives ‘attempted to deceive investigators’ by providing different accounts on ‘previously agreed facts’. The Court of Appeal added that the footballer ‘belittled’ and ‘brutally humiliated’ the woman. Robinho’s team...
US Convicts 23-year-old Nigerian Lady, Oyindamola Akinrinola, For Online Fraud
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US Convicts 23-year-old Nigerian Lady, Oyindamola Akinrinola, For Online Fraud

Oyindamola Akinrinola, a 23-year-old Nigerian lady has been convicted for her role in fraud schemes that targeted victims across the United States. The college student of Lawrence, Kansas, pleaded guilty in federal court for receiving and transferring illicit funds on commission on behalf of a Nigerian co-conspirator. US Attorney Stephen McAllister, who announced her conviction on Monday night, February 22,  stated that Akinrinola will face time in federal prison for her crime. “Akinrinola and her co-conspirator in Nigeria victimized individuals, several elderly, through a variety of online scams,” said U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister. “She now faces time in federal prison for her crimes. We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to prioritize the investig...
FBI Links Hushpuppi to North Korean Bank Robbers and Money Launderers
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FBI Links Hushpuppi to North Korean Bank Robbers and Money Launderers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI has linked Instagram celebrity, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a.k.a Hushpuppi, to North Korean hackers said to be the biggest bank robbers in the world. The Justice Department in a detailed statement released on Friday, February 19, alleged that Hushpuppi took part in a “North Korean-perpetrated cyber-enabled heist from a Maltese bank in February 2019.” According to the statement, his role was as a collaborator with a North Korean money launderer, Ghaleb Alaumary, 37, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. “Alaumary agreed to plead guilty to the charge, which was filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Nov. 17, 2020. “Alaumary was a prolific money launderer for hackers engaged in ATM cash-out schemes, cyber-enabled bank heists, business...
‘It is obvious he has a lot of potential’ – No limit to Mount’s talent but he needs to improve further, says Tuchel
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‘It is obvious he has a lot of potential’ – No limit to Mount’s talent but he needs to improve further, says Tuchel

The Chelsea midfielder has continued his positive performances despite seeing his manager of two-and-a-half seasons, Frank Lampard, sacked Chelsea's newest manager Thomas Tuchel is pleased to be working with Mason Mount, and believes there is no limit on his potential after his starring role in the 1-0 win away at Tottenham. The 22-year-old operated across two roles, beginning as a No10 before swapping position with Timo Werner, who played as one of two central strikers. Although Jorginho's penalty proved the difference, Mount was widely praised for his exciting display at London Stadium on Thursday night.
Katie Price says she hopes her son, Harvey, dies before her as he would be ‘heartbroken’ without her
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Katie Price says she hopes her son, Harvey, dies before her as he would be ‘heartbroken’ without her

Katie Price has said she'll prefer for her son Harvey, 18, to die before her as she doesn't believe he'd be able to cope without her.   The 42-year-old believes that due to her close bond with her eldest son Harvey that he would be "heartbroken" as nobody really understands him like she does.   Harvey is autistic and suffers from Prader-Willi syndrome – which can cause learning difficulties and behaviour issues – and Septo-optic Dysplasia – which affects his eyesight.   Katie feels because of these, he wouldn't be able to survive on his own if she isn't there.   The My Crazy Life star made it clear that she in no way wanted her eldest child to die but insisted that she was fearful of how he would manage on his own, without her there to help him. ...
James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90
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James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at the age of 90

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.   The multiple award-winning Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, and was the first to bring the role to the big screen.   The news of his death was confirmed in a statement to the BBC on Saturday afternoon, October 31st.     The actor's son, Jason Connery disclosed that he died peacefully in his sleep, while in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time.   He said his father "had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around him" when he died overnight.   Jason also added: "We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.   "A sad day for all who ...
Davido Confirms Role in Eddie Murphie’s Sequel, Coming 2 America Via His Twitter Handle
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Davido Confirms Role in Eddie Murphie’s Sequel, Coming 2 America Via His Twitter Handle

Nigerian Afrobeat singer Davido has been listed as part of the cast in Eddie Murphie's sequel, Coming 2 America. Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film, the second installment in the Coming to America film serie. It serves as a sequel to the original film of 1988 which has remained a worldwide success. The film stars Eddie Murphy as an African Price who went to America in search of true love and self discovery. The cast list also show Rick Ross and Michael Blackson as new entrants into the comdey flick. This is another great move for the 30 billion crooner.

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