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Spotify Owner’s Bid To Take Over Arsenal Is Now “Very Serious”
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Spotify Owner’s Bid To Take Over Arsenal Is Now “Very Serious”

Spotify founder Daniel Ek says his proposed Arsenal takeover is "very serious" and that he has secured funds for a deal. Amid last week's fallout from the European Super League collapse, Ek said he was interested in buying the club. Arsenal legends Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira have joined his bid but owners Stan and Josh Kroenke say they do not want to sell. Ek wants to bring a compelling offer and hopes the Kroenkes "hear me out". "I have secured the funds for it and I want to bring a very compelling offer to the owners and I hope they hear me out. "I certainly didn't expect this will happen overnight and I am prepared for this to be a long journey." Swedish billionaire Ek first signalled his interest in the club following protests by Gunners fan...
Tuchel Opens up on Rudiger’s Fight With Kepa in Training
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Tuchel Opens up on Rudiger’s Fight With Kepa in Training

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has spoken publicly for the first time about a training ground bust-up that involved defender, Antonio Rudiger and goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Tuchel praised Rudiger for issuing an immediate apology following the incident. The two players had to be separated during a small-sided game on Sunday, after Kepa took exception to a strong tackle from Rudiger. When asked if the incident was serious between Rudiger and Kepa, Tuchel replied: “I would tell you if it was so but it was not. “It had nothing to do with the defeat. It was just an incident in training, it got heated up between Toni and Kepa. “We calmed the situation down immediately. I don’t want to play down how artificial, these are things we don’t want to accept and things a...
No Serious Politician Will Join PDP – Olawepo Hashim
Politics

No Serious Politician Will Join PDP – Olawepo Hashim

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Trust in the 2019 elections, GBENGA OLAWEPO-HASHIM, in this interview with OLALEKAN ADETAYO, speaks on the issues of rotational presidency, state police and agitation for secession, among others You were the presidential candidate of the People’s Trust in the 2019 elections. How would you describe the conduct of that poll? There were a lot of logistics issues and the election had to be postponed. I am not sure if the Independent National Electoral Commission really satisfactorily address those issues. That election also witnessed the lowest voter turnout in recent time in terms of percentage of voter turnout. You can imagine that the victor had about 50 million votes or so. That’s less than 10 per cent of the country’s population. We can do...
Herdsmen Attacks Will Stop If Government Is Serious About Ending It – Jimi Agbaje
Politics

Herdsmen Attacks Will Stop If Government Is Serious About Ending It – Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje, a former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said youths who gave ultimatum to Fulani herdsmen to vacate Yorubaland must have acted out frustration after the government repeatedly failed to listen to their cries and save them from incessant attacks from bandits while the perpetrators were also not prosecuted. Violence had erupted in Igangan, Ibarapa, on Friday when a popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, alongside his followers, stormed the Fulani settlement in the ancient town to eject Seriki Fulani, Salihu Abdukadir, and herdsmen accused of perpetrating crimes ranging from kidnappings, killings, rape to invasion of farmlands with their cattle. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Agbaje...
Using Google Map On Mobile Device While Driving, Serious Traffic Offence – FRSC
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Using Google Map On Mobile Device While Driving, Serious Traffic Offence – FRSC

The Federal Capital Territory Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr . Ayuba Gora, says driving with the aid of Google map using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence. Gora said this at the inauguration of the 2019 Ember Months Campaign by Lugbe Unit Command of the FRSC in Abuja on Wednesday. According to him , the law forbids motorists from using mobile phones in any form while driving, as it can lead to accident. He also informed motorists that the corps would soon begin massive enforcement of installation of speed limiting devices. Gora advised motorists, especially commercial vehicle operators, who have yet to install the device to do so to avoid sanction. “ We will embark on massive checks of vehicles without this device soon and arrest those that disconnect t...
The culture of men taking their lovers serious when their mother likes them, turns women into slaves – Toke Makinwa
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The culture of men taking their lovers serious when their mother likes them, turns women into slaves – Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa in her new vlog session, spoke up against the stereotype of women doing all they can to please their prospective spouse's mother before marriage. The media personality pointed out that even though most women do things they don't do in their own houses to please their prospective mother-in-laws, there is no guarantee their partner will be marrying them. Narrating how she underwent same experience with an ex-boyfriend's mother, Toke Makinwa recounted being called “Akebaje” simply because she doesn't wash plates when she comes around. According to her, she felt it was pet name but found out it was an insult after she asked an aunt. Maintaining that the day a man breaks up with his fiancee is the day his mother and family members stops seeing her, Toke Makinwa added that ...
Ihedioha Not Serious, Has No Plan For Governance – Uche Nwosu
Politics

Ihedioha Not Serious, Has No Plan For Governance – Uche Nwosu

The Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, has challenged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha to unfold the programmes he has for the people of the state instead of embarking on a “wild goose chase”. Nwosu who was reacting to the claim by the governor that his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha did not properly hand over to him and as a result is finding it difficult to take off, urged him to jettison the excuses and focus on his campaign promises of rebuilding Imo State, adding that the people are not interested in endless streak of excuses. He maintained that the actions of the governor since he assumed office, “showed that he is not serious and does not seem to have any cutout plan or blueprint for governance, except the despera...
Osinbajo Reveal Why FG Is Taking Second Niger Bridge Construction Serious
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Osinbajo Reveal Why FG Is Taking Second Niger Bridge Construction Serious

The Federal Government has said that the Second Niger Bridge is imperative to the Nigerian economy and the task will be conveyed on a timetable. This was made known by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who was cited in an announcement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Laolu Akande on Friday, in the wake of examining the advancement work at the Asaba end of the scaffold. As indicated by the Vice President, the extension and other infrastructural extends the nation over are fundamental to the financial motivation of the President Buhari organization. “The Second Niger Bridge is so significant for the economy of the South East and the Nigerian economy, and obviously, it’s not merely the extension, there are the frontage roads, which are likewise significant. ...
2019: INEC Has Serious Credibility Deficit – Obaze
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2019: INEC Has Serious Credibility Deficit – Obaze

As the 2019 general elections draw near, questions have been asked of the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair and credible elections. This is even as the Chairman of Atiku/Obi Campaign Council in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze, says he is doubtful of INEC's ability to remain a neutral umpire. Speaking at Onitsha on Saturday, during an interactive radio program on Sapientia 95.3FM, Obaze said recent events have put a serious credibility deficit on INEC. He said the controversies surrounding by-elections and state elections of the last couple of years, especially that of Ekiti and Osun states have placed serious credibility deficits on INEC. According to him, “INEC has a very recent track record that makes it impossible for my ...
Usain Bolt Is Very Serious About Having A Career In Football
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Usain Bolt Is Very Serious About Having A Career In Football

Sprint legend Usain Bolt said Sunday that he hopes to still see his dream of becoming a professional footballer come true when he undergoes a trial at German top-flight club Borussia Dortmund. However, the multiple Olympic and world champion admitted that he would prefer to play for Manchester United, his favourite team. “In March we’re going to do a trial with Dortmund and that will determine what I do with that career, which way it goes,” the 31-year-old world record holder told the Sunday Express. “If they say I’m good, and that I need a bit of training, I’ll do it. “It makes me nervous. I don’t get nervous but this is different, this is football now. It’ll take time to adjust but once I play a few times I’ll get used to it.” Bolt shares the same sponsor -- Puma -- as Dor...
Women Do Not Take Me Serious – Bryan Okwara
Entertainment

Women Do Not Take Me Serious – Bryan Okwara

Former Mr. Nigeria and Nollywood actor Brian Okwara  has opened up on his relationship with the opposite sex.According to Bryan, due to his good look, women do not take him serious.Speaking with TS Weekend, Okwara said:“My biggest challenge is for God to give me the strength not to be a lady’s man. There is something you need to understand about being a lady’s man. Yeah, you are a lady’s man and you can’t run away from it, it is something nature has endowed you with. But there is a flipside and it is that people tend to stereotype you and hardly take you seriously.“Any woman that walks into your life will just say ‘oh Brian, we have seen your type before; are you not a fine boy?’ And you are like ‘what do you mean by that?’ It is a good thing that you walk into a room and every woman is og...
APC Not Serious About Restructuring – Kusamotu
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APC Not Serious About Restructuring – Kusamotu

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Ayodele Kusamotu, has berated the party leadership for its nonchalant attitude towards restructuring. In a statement he signed and issued on Wednesday in Lagos, Kusamotu urged the party’s hierarchy not to take Nigerians for granted, noting that restructuring of Nigeria is the wish of the people. He said further that the clamour for the country to be restructured was an issue that many within the party have always called for. According to him, the clamour will not stop even if the party leadership ignores it. The APC chieftain pointed out that the appointment of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as the party’s chairman of the committee on restructuring was ironic, arguing that the governor has been in full support of the restruc...
It Was The Interest & Love People Had For Me That Made Me Take Acting Serious – Odunlade Adekola
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It Was The Interest & Love People Had For Me That Made Me Take Acting Serious – Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade Adekola in a fresh interview with Tofarati Ige explained he went into professional acting because of the love people had for him. According to him, he has been in his church drama group and people had loved his acting. To him the love, screams he got when he is about to mount stage gave him the confidence to go into professional acting. Enjoy the interview below… Can you recall how you started your acting career? I used to act very well in church and people loved it whenever I came on stage. Even before I mounted the stage, people would already be screaming in excitement and the cleric would then have to caution them so that everybody could hear what I had to say. It was the interest and love that people had for me that motivated me to take acting serious. Meanwhile, there was a ...

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