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Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday shows off the house she built this year
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Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday shows off the house she built this year

Actress Nkechi Sunday Blessing has shared photos of the house she built this year and was meant to gift to her mum who sadly passed away in September 2021. Nkechi had planned to present the house to her mum as a birthday gift but she died before the day. Posting photos of the house online this morning, Nkechi wrote; ''Highlight of my 2021 This right here is my Sweat and Blood 6 Months of sleepless night I give GOD all the Glory. Nobody told me it was this difficult to build a house with the hike in building materials but I DID it. Just that my mother couldn’t wait to see Our house,What she has always wanted and prayed for silently. I was going to write a long epistle,But let me leave it here first cus it still feels like a dream. Built from Scratch to finish. This whole week I w...
Dad dies after falling from the roof while fixing Christmas decorations
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Dad dies after falling from the roof while fixing Christmas decorations

A dad fell from his roof while putting up Christmas decorations. Joe Cocco fell from the roof of his Wisconsin home while trying to beautify his house in preparation for the festive season. He was rushed to hospital where doctors revealed he suffered a broken neck. The 31-year-old underwent several surgeries and was expected to be paralyzed from the neck down. However, his condition took a turn for the worse while in hospital and he sadly died on Dec 6, leaving behind a wife and two young daughters. "Our hearts are stricken by the immensity of grief as we have lost an incredible husband, father, brother, son, and friend," a family member wrote on a GoFundMe page set up to raise money for his wife and two girls. "Our fami...
‘I miss being married’: Adele hints she’s open to marrying her boyfriend Rich Paul two years after divorcing ex
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‘I miss being married’: Adele hints she’s open to marrying her boyfriend Rich Paul two years after divorcing ex

Singer, Adele has stated that she misses being married. Adele, 33, is currently dating sports agent, Rich Paul, 39, and made the comment after she was seen wearing a ring on her wedding finger. She split from ex-husband Simon Konecki, 47, in 2019, whom she shares son Angelo, 9 with. During an appearance on Sirius XM, she said: 'I'm definitely open to marriage again. The feeling I had in being married was the safest feeling I've ever had in my life.' She added on her former relationship: 'Sadly it didn't work out, but I miss being married.' Speaking about her chart-topping recent album titled, 30, she said it struck 'the right tone of a relationship falling apart'. She revealed: 'Before it would be you f***ing this or you f***ing that. I am in my 30s now and that get...
Musical Theater Legend, Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
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Musical Theater Legend, Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Stephen Sondheim, the legendary songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the 20th century with his lyrics, has died. He was 91. His death was announced by his Texas-based attorney, Rick Pappas, who told The New York Times the composer died on Friday at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. Sondheim was born March 22, 1930, into a wealthy family, the only son of dress manufacturer Herbert Sondheim and Helen Fox Sondheim. Sondheim influenced several generations of theater songwriters, particularly with such landmark musicals as “Company,” “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd,” which are considered among his best work. His most famous ballad, “Send in the Clowns,” has been recorded hundreds of times, including by Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins. “The theater has lost one of its...
Those who inflicted pains and torture on you Baba Suwe because they have the tools of public service power are cursed and will never know peace – Yomi Fabiyi
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Those who inflicted pains and torture on you Baba Suwe because they have the tools of public service power are cursed and will never know peace – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has reigned curses on persons who according to him used public service power to inflict "pain and torture" on deceased actor Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe. Late Baba Suwe was arrested at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in 2011 on the suspicion that he ingested cocaine wraps. During the encounter, the popular comedian was detained for three weeks by the agency, but no drugs were found. A Lagos High Court subsequently ordered NDLEA to pay the veteran actor N25 million for unlawfully detaining him and to also tender a public apology to him; a ruling the drugs agency appealed. Baba Suwe in 2018 granted an interview where he said the anti-drug agency was yet to fulfill the court order to pay him compensation. The actor sadly passed on after a long battle with an ailment...
Joey Morgan, actor best known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, is dead at 28
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Joey Morgan, actor best known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, is dead at 28

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse star, Joey Morgan has sadly died at the age of 28. The actor died early on Sunday morning, November 21, with no cause of death given by his rep. A statement from his rep read: ‘Joey Morgan passed away early Sunday morning.  It was a shock and devastated all of us who loved him. He will be dearly missed. ‘We hope everyone understands how painful this is for his loved ones and can respect boundaries and allow them to grieve in private.’ Scouts director Christopher Landon paid tribute to the actor on Twitter, writing, “Joey Morgan came into my life nearly 9 years ago when I made Scouts. He was quiet, funny, intelligent and thoughtful. And when the cameras rolled he was magnetic. He passed today and the news is heartbreaking. I am honored t...
‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him
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‘Oldest man who ever lived’ dies aged 127 as family call Guinness World Records to recognize him

A man who is believed to be the oldest man to have ever lived has passed away, reportedly at the age of 127. Natabay Tinsiew, from Eritrea in Africa, died in his remote village of Azefa on Monday, September 27. His family is now calling on the Guinness World Records to officially recognise him as the oldest person to have ever lived. The Guinness World Records have been contacted by Mr Natabay’s grandson Zere Natabay and he has given evidence of official documents of his birth. Records from the church show his birth certificate with the year of his baptism in 1894. However, his family actually believe he was older due to the belief he was baptised 10 years after his birth when the priest came to their remote village. Zer...
Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists
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Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

A Nigerian cyclists has died after he was stabbed by armed robbers who attacked him while he was waiting for his fellow cyclists. Afolabi Mabogunje was stabbed last Thursday,  September 9, at Shodex in Anthony, Lagos. He managed to apply pressure to the spot where he was stabbed and he cycled back to Gbagada General hospital. His wife, a doctor, attended to him alongside others, a friend named Dr Yinka Awoyemi said. He was the transferred to another hospital where he was operated on. Sadly, the "jugular vein had been breached" the friend said, and Mabogunje, aka Mabogs, died in the early hours of today. The cyclist community have paid tribute to him via a Facebook post.e   Friends and acquaintances have also paid tribute.
‘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...
Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre
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Twin boys Found dead Inside car Outside daycare centre

Two brothers have been found dead inside a car near a daycare centre in South Carolin, USA. Police rushed to the scene after reports of two infants unresponsive inside the vehicle. When officers arrived shortly after 5.30pm local time to Sunshine House on Wilson Boulevard, South Carolina, USA, they found two infants inside the vehicle, and they were sadly pronounced dead at the scene by emergency paramedics. The coroner's office confirmed the infants were two twin boys. Fox News reports that it's not clear if the daycare were involved or connected to the tragic incident. Richland County Sheriff's Department (RCSF) is investigating. Sunshine House is an early learning academy and daycare centre based in Sout...
Gogglebox star, Andy Michael is dead
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Gogglebox star, Andy Michael is dead

Gogglebox star Andy Michael has died at the age of 61 after a short illness. Death of Andy who appeared on the show alongside his family from their home in Brighton from the very first episode of the hit series, was confirmed by Channel 4 and Studio Lambert. The statement read; "We are deeply saddened to share the passing of Gogglebox star Andy Michael at the age of 61 following a short illness. "Andy passed away last weekend with his family by his side. "Retired hotelier Andy, who brought much wit and insight to Gogglebox, was one of the show’s original cast members, appearing in the very first episode in 2013. "Beloved father to Katy, Alex, Pascal and Louis, and cherished husband of Carolyne, Andy was a much-loved and respected member of th...
Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo, Breaks down in tears following the demise of her friend and Colleague Rachel Oniga
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Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo, Breaks down in tears following the demise of her friend and Colleague Rachel Oniga

Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo, has expressed sadness over the demise of her friend and colleague, Rachel Oniga who sadly passed away today July 31 after a short battle with a heart-related ailment. Patience who has been heartbroken by the news of her demise, shared a video online as she wept over the sad news. She recounted how Rachel was a great friend and colleague to her, and apologized for not calling the actress while she was ill. Patience said no one told her Rachel was ill, and that she feels sad she wasn't there to tell her friend ''sorry.'' Watch the video she shared below
Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex
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Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex

A woman was found dead at Chalkwell beach in Essex. Police were called to the beach around 10.15am this morning, June 7, after people spotted the woman struggling in the water. The Southend-on-Sea Coastguard, police, and paramedic teams were dispatched to Chalkwell beach immediately. Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Essex Police confirmed in a statement: "We arrived and sadly found a woman had died. We will issue a further update when we can." Pictures show several police cars parked up by the beach, with dozens of people on the sand. An air ambulance was also spotted circling overhead. A Coastguard spokesperson added: "A 999 call was received at 10.10am today [June 7] following an incident at Chalkwell Beach. "The Southend Coastgu...
Dolapo Osinbajo Pays Condolence visit to the Widow of Flt Lt. Alfred Olufade who Sadly Lost his life in the Kaduna military air crash
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Dolapo Osinbajo Pays Condolence visit to the Widow of Flt Lt. Alfred Olufade who Sadly Lost his life in the Kaduna military air crash

Wife of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Dolapo, on Sunday, May 23, paid a condolence visit to the widow of Flt Lt. Alfred Olufade who sadly lost his life in the ill-fated military aircraft that crashed in Kaduna last Friday, May 21. Late Olufade and his wife got married two months before the tragic incident. Mrs. Osinbajo gave the devastated wife a warm embrace as she encouraged her to be strong in these very trying times. Watch a clip from the visit below
“I have forgiven them” – Benue State APC Publicity Secretary narrates how he was tortured by soldiers
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“I have forgiven them” – Benue State APC Publicity Secretary narrates how he was tortured by soldiers

James Ornguga, the Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, has narrated how he was allegedly tortured by soldiers. Ornguga, who disclosed this on Facebook on Friday, May 14, said that while the soldiers were beating him, they kept saying "lie down, frog jump, fuck your father, are you a big man?" "SOLDIERS TORTURED ME. M va ande sha shoja tugh kyua a FMC junction yô shoja gbidye m kpishi. "Lie down, frog jump, fuck your father, are you a big man?" etc. Didn't know there was a curfew in town or there was any problem.Nyam nyiôn mo tsô, kpa hemba ga. Ayant"  he said. "History has also recorded that I received my FIRST EVER military beating yesterday. (Thursday) We need the study of history in Benue State," he wrote. Sharing a photo...
Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself
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Man Shoots Six including Girlfriend Before turning Gun on himself

Seven people, including the gunman, are dead following a shooting at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Sunday, May 9. The Colorado Springs Police Department said they received reports of the incident at 12:18am on Sunday and officers arrived at the scene to find six dead adults inside the property. A seventh adult victim was rushed to hospital, but sadly died of their injuries following the shoot out which took place within a mobile home community. It is believed the suspect was the boyfriend of one of the female victims. He reportedly arrived at the residence, walked into the property, and started shooting, before going on to take his own life. Children were also present at the scene but were uninjured. The children have since been taken to t...
Woman Dies During 14 day Fasting Session to Save her Troubled Marriage
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Woman Dies During 14 day Fasting Session to Save her Troubled Marriage

A middle-aged woman has died while undergoing a 14-day fasting and prayer session to save her troubled marriage in the Isheri Olofin area of Lagos State. Punch reports that late Owoyele had sought spiritual help regarding her matrimonial challenges at the Christ Apostolic Church, Ori-Oke Gbogunmi, aka Ajanpelenbe Mountain, located on Pipeline Road, Isheri Olofin (pictured above). She was said to have been placed on 14-day fasting and prayer, but on the 10th day, things took a tragic turn as she suddenly collapsed after the morning prayers inside the church. Speaking on the incident, the resident pastor, Alfred Sunday, said after late Owoyele lost consciousness during the spiritual exercise, she was rushed to the Igando General Hospital for treatment where she sadly lost her life....
Our Country is on life support but the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality – Peter Obi
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Our Country is on life support but the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality – Peter Obi

Former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, has described the recent approval by the Federal Executive Council FEC to spend $1.5 billion to carry out repairs on the Port Harcourt refinery as a huge waste. According to the former governor, Nigeria is currently on life support but those managing the country's affairs are ''worsening it by their financial rascality.'' ''The news of the planned expenditure of a whopping $1.5 billion for Port Harcourt refinery repairs is worrisome to well-meaning Nigerians. In light of our precarious economic situation, it is a huge waste. Our country on life support, but sadly the managers of our affairs are worsening the situation by their financial rascality. -PO
Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead
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Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, is dead. Late Daba who became a household name in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the now rested NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, died on Wednesday evening, March 3, after a long battle with Leukemia and prostate cancer. He reportedly died at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. In 2019, he came out to publicly seek financial assistance for his treatment. Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and many other Nigerians rallied around and supported him financially. Sadly, he lost the battle to the ailment this evening. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘to be stripped of remaining royal patronages’ ahead of “Tell-All’ with Oprah Winfrey
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘to be stripped of remaining royal patronages’ ahead of “Tell-All’ with Oprah Winfrey

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly set to lose all their remaining royal patronages. This comes after it was announced that the couple have recorded a 90 miniutes 'tell-all' TV special with Oprah Winfrey. Palace insiders have said there is ‘no way back’ to official duties for the couple, who quit as working royals and uprooted to the US almost a year ago. It is understood the Queen is to ask them to relinquish their links with any organisations passed down through the Royal Family. This means, Harry, 36, would be stripped of his three remaining honorary military titles and potentially his patronages with the Rugby Football Union, Rugby Football League and the London Marathon, according to the Daily Mail. As for Meghan, 39, she would have to step down as patron...
1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

  1,131 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, February 10. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 297 while the FCT recorded 194 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-83, Kano-59, Oyo-58, Taraba-53, Imo-52, Osun-47, Plateau-45, Edo-43, Akwa Ibom-42, Rivers-42, Ogun-29, Kwara-24 Benue-21 Nasarawa-16, Ekiti-7, Bauchi-6, Delta-6, Bayelsa-4, Sokoto-2 and Gombe-1. Nigeria now has 142, 578 confirmed cases of the disease. 116, 947 patients have so far been treated and discharged,. Sadly, 1,702 deaths have been recorded.  
Former Everton Goalkeeper, Dai Davies is Dead
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Former Everton Goalkeeper, Dai Davies is Dead

Former Everton and Swansea goalkeeper, Dai Davies is dead. Davies, a former Wales shot-stopper, died at the age of 72. Swansea made the announcement in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Wednesday. “Rest in peace, Dai Davies. Everyone at Swansea City sent their deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Swans goalkeeper, Dai Davies, who sadly passed away following his battle with cancer,” Swansea’s tweet read. Davies began his career at Swansea before joining the then league champions Everton in 1970. He spent almost seven years with Everton before moving to Wrexham in 1977. Davies later returned to Swansea and had a stint as player-coach at Tranmere before retiring.
1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1,138 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 377 fresh cases while the FCT recorded 172 new cases. Other states with fresh cases includes Plateau-86, Kano-84, Edo-60, Osun-47, Nasarawa-41, Imo-40, Rivers-36, Niger-32, Oyo-32, Borno-29, Kaduna-27, Delta-18, Kwara-17, Cross River-9, Ekiti-8, Bauchi-7, Ogun-7, Sokoto-6 and Bayelsa-3. Nigeria has 134,690 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 108,657 patients have so far been discharged while 1,618 deaths have sadly been recorded from the disease. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Domestic Violence Victim Dies On her Birthday After Being Beaten By Her Boyfriend
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Domestic Violence Victim Dies On her Birthday After Being Beaten By Her Boyfriend

A South African victim of domestic violence died on her birthday, days after being brutally beaten by her boyfriend. Manotsi Lemao died on Thursday, August 9, the day she was celebrating her 42nd birthday.   She had reportedly been brutally beaten by her boyfriend last Monday but she told no one about it.  Manotsi’s cousin Mateboho Selokoma, 41, said she discovered the truth after her husband went to collect some money from Manotsi only to find her badly injured.   Mateboho said: "He found the boyfriend. He told him that he and Manotsi had a fight earlier and she was sleeping. "I then went to check on her and I found her brutally beaten. She had a blue eye and her body was swollen. She could not walk on her own. She said her boyfriend had beaten her up. I took h...

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