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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer
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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer

Bournemouth midfielder, David Brooks has been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma. The 24-year-old Wales international left international duty last week for medical examination. it has now been confirmed that he has Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, an uncommon form of cancer. Brooks, who has registered 21 caps for his country since his debut in 2017, will undergo treatment next week after an initial positive prognosis. He said in a message on the club's website: 'This is a very difficult message for me to write. 'I have been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma and will begin a course of treatment next week. 'Although this has come as a shock to myself and my family, the prognosis is a positive one and I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing ...
Central African Republic vs Nigeria: Super Eagles land in Douala
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Central African Republic vs Nigeria: Super Eagles land in Douala

Players and officials of the Super Eagles, on Saturday arrived in Douala, where they will play the Central African Republic in a World Cup qualifier. The Nigerian delegation touched down with a chartered flight which flew in from Abuja, the country’s capital. They will take on the Wild Beasts three days after they suffered a shock 1-0 defeat to the same side in Lagos. Karl Namnganda’s 90th-minute effort proved to be the winner, as CAR claimed their first victory in the series. Ahead of the game, Gernot Rohr’s men remain top of Group C with six points from three matches. CAR and Cape Verde are level in second place with four points. Liberia sit bottom of the group with three points.
Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony
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Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony

Four people have been confirmed dead after a wall collapsed on guests during payment of bride price ceremony (lobola) in GaChuene Thokgwaneng, South Africa on Saturday October 4. It was gathered that people attending the ceremony were seated in a tent which was positioned next to an unroofed building, when strong wind blew. The wall collapsed, killing three instantly and injuring several others. One of the injured later died in hospital. Family spokesperson and brother to the bride, Phinias Yika said; “As the Yika family, we are still in shock about what happened on Saturday. It was supposed to be a celebration day as they were paying a bride price for my sister ... it was a lobola negotiation ceremony." Phinias said the incident happened quickly, noting that the wind started p...
Anthony Joshua’s defeat to Usyk could be beginning of the end for him
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Anthony Joshua’s defeat to Usyk could be beginning of the end for him

On Saturday night, Britain and Nigeria watched in collective horror, as Oleksandr Usyk outclassed Anthony Joshua in their heavyweight fight. At the end of 12 rounds, there was no dissenting voice as to who the clear winner was. The judges’ result sheets read: 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113. Usyk’s speed and skill proved to be too much for Joshua, who was saved by the bell. It was brutal. And it was Andy Ruiz Jr all over again. In 2019, Joshua was stunned by the Mexican who ripped him of all his titles for the first time. Before the fight, Joshua was accused of being too nice to the Ruiz Jr, who he even allowed to hold his belts at the press conference. Dilian Whyte’s warning before the bout was stark. “Joshua can be mentally fragile sometimes, so Usyk can get in his...
This is only the beginning – Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to United’s 1-0 loss to Aston Villa
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This is only the beginning – Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to United’s 1-0 loss to Aston Villa

Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to Manchester United’s 1-0 shocking defeat to Aston Villa as Old Trafford on Saturday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against Villa courtesy of Kortney Hause’s late header. The Red Devils were handed a lifeline in stoppage time though after being awarded a penalty but Fernandes played the crucial spot kick over the bar. It is the Red Devils’ first defeat in all competitions this season with Ronaldo netting four goals in three games prior to Saturday’s league game. Ronaldo returned to Manchester United from Juventus this summer and has made a huge impact already. “This is only the begining, but in a competition as strong as the Premier League, every point counts!” The Portugal captain wrote on Instagram. He assur...
BBNaija: ‘Our mental health is intact now – Cross shocked as Nini reappears
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BBNaija: ‘Our mental health is intact now – Cross shocked as Nini reappears

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Cross has expressed shock over Nini’s reappearance into the house. Recall that Nini sneaked into the house in the early hours of Thursday through the hidden door upstairs. Cross seeing Nini this morning ran to her, hugged her tightly and carried her for some minutes. He asked Nini where she had been. Nini, responding, told him she’s been in the house on Saga’s bed. Cross, who was shocked, told her to stop messing with their mind, stressing that she conspired with Biggie to play a prank on them. According to him, he’s happy she’s back because their mental health was back on track. Cross told Nini: “Wow! Nini where have you been? There’s no way you’ve been in this house. “You were not in the blue room, I c...
Former Real Madrid star James Rodriguez leaves Everton to join Qatari club Al Rayyan
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Former Real Madrid star James Rodriguez leaves Everton to join Qatari club Al Rayyan

James Rodriguez has left Everton to join Qatari club Al Rayyan for an undisclosed fee. The Colombian international travelled to the Middle East at the weekend to seal a move away from Goodison Park after failing to play a game under new manager Rafael Benitez. He now has to undergo a rigorous medical and agree the final details of his contract. The former Real Madrid midfielder, 30, became the highest-paid player in Everton's history when he joined the club on a two-year deal in 2020 under then-manager Carlo Ancelotti. He scored six goals in 26 appearances for the Toffees in his debut season in English football, but his future at the club was thrown into doubt following Ancelotti's shock return to Real Madrid in June. The 2014 World Cup Golden Boot winner had an option to mov...
BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction
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BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Angel has expressed shock over Sunday night eviction show. The Sunday live eviction show saw Yousef and Saskay evicted from the house. This came as a shock to Angel who thought she would have been evicted last night. Speaking to Queen, the 21-year-old BBNaija housemate, said her escape from eviction has encouraged her and made her optimistic about her stay in the house. She disclosed that henceforth, she’ll not have a nonchalant attitude during head of house games but would give her best. Angel said: “I can’t believe people voted for me, I’m encouraged and optimistic from now on. “My dad is doing a good PR job, because I’m surprised people voted for me. “Everyone should watch out for me tomorrow during Aren...
BBNaija: I’m shocked viewers chose Angel over Saskay – Pere
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BBNaija: I’m shocked viewers chose Angel over Saskay – Pere

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Pere has expressed shock about Saskay’s eviction. Saskay, alongside Yousef, were evicted on Sunday after scoring lowest votes from fans. Reacting after the live eviction show, Pere wondered why the viewers chose to save Angel rather than Saskay. According to him, Saskay is so brilliant and talented. Pere said this while speaking to Cross in the garden on Sunday night. Pere said: “Saskay eviction shocked me, so they picked Angel over Saskay, it’s really shocking. “I’m not saying Angel is not smart but Saskay is brilliant and intelligent, she does not even act like a 21-year-old. “She acts so mature like a 28-year-old and very creative, didn’t see that coming.”
BBNaija: We were defending Maria – Saga, Nini on gossip about Pere
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BBNaija: We were defending Maria – Saga, Nini on gossip about Pere

Big Brother Naija, Season 6 housemates, Saga and Nini have given reason for gossiping about Pere some days ago. Recall that Biggie had released a video clip showing Saga gossiping about Pere. This came as a shock to Pere who saw him as a friend in the house. Clarifying that the conversation was not to ‘bad-mouth’ Pere, Nini said they were just trying to defend Maria. According to her, she felt bad for Maria after Pere went about saying he fingered her. Nini said: “Anyone can read meaning to that conversation we had about Pere, but I was just feeling bad for Maria. “I’m not going to meet anyone to talk about it, if you have anything to say just say it to my face. “He kept on talking about what they did together and acting ignorant like he didn’t know wha...
‘Doctor Who’ actress, Tanya Fear reported Missing
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‘Doctor Who’ actress, Tanya Fear reported Missing

British actress, Tanya Fear has been reported missing in southern California. Fear, best known for her appearance in an episode of Doctor in 2018, was last seen on Thursday,September, 9, when her family reported her missing to Los Angeles police, her manager Alex Cole said. News of the disappearance surfaced on Sunday September 12, after author Bolu Babalola shared a missing poster for Tanya. “My friend Tanya has gone missing in the LA/Hollywood Bowl area. She hasn’t been seen since 9th September 2021. If anyone has any useful information please call (626)-232-8616 #FindTanyaFear. Would appreciate if those in the area or with reach in that area RT,” Bolu tweeted. She later added, “On the day she went missing her hair was natural, in its afro state.” Tanya‘s manager A...
Failure is an integral part of success. Sometimes we have to fail to succeed – Alex Ekubo writes weeks after his ex, Fancy Acholonu, called off their engagement
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Failure is an integral part of success. Sometimes we have to fail to succeed – Alex Ekubo writes weeks after his ex, Fancy Acholonu, called off their engagement

Actor Alex Ekubo has broken his silence more than two weeks after his fiancée Fancy Acholonu called off their engagement and wedding plans. The end of their relationship came to many as a shock as the couple got engaged in May this year and were already planning their wedding for December. Fancy on August 26 called off their engagement saying that she made the best decision for herself and also believes it is important everyone lives in their truth. In a post shared on his Instagram page today, Alex said every successful person must fail at one point or the other in life. He wrote: “No successful person has ever been successful without failure. Full video of our trip to the Republic of Benin, to receive my Honorary Doctorate degree in Arts & Culture from the Institut Sup...
Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40
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Bollywood actor and 2019 Big Brother India winner, Siddharth Shukla Passes Away at 40

  Popular Bollywood TV and film actor, Siddharth Shukla has died in Mumbai at the age of 40. Shukla starred in a number of hit TV shows and also acted in Bollywood films. He made his TV debut with Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na in 2008 and went on to act in many more shows. In 2014, he made his Bollywood debut in Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. The film was successful and brought even more fame to the actor. His popularity increased after he won the 13th edition of the Indian version of Big Brother - TV show Bigg Boss in 2019. He also won another reality TV show Khataron ke Khiladi - based on American series Fear Factor - and subsequently went on to host his own shows like Savdhaan India and India's Got Talent. The...
Juventus suffer shock defeat in first game after Ronaldo’s return to Man Utd
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Juventus suffer shock defeat in first game after Ronaldo’s return to Man Utd

Juventus suffered a shock 1-0 loss at home to Empoli on Saturday, as they began life without Cristiano Ronaldo. The Turin giants agreed on a deal with Manchester United to sell Ronaldo earlier this week. Other than some long-range efforts from Federico Chiesa, Max Allegri’s men did not threaten to score in the first half. Newly promoted Empoli scored the only goal of the game in the 21st minute when captain Leonardo Mancuso swept the ball home at the far post. After the break, Allegri brought on Alvaro Morata, Dejan Kulusevski and new boy Manuel Locatelli from the bench. But they still struggled to break down the visitors. Juventus now have only one point from their opening two Serie A fixtures.
Messi is not the answer to PSG’s problems – Thierry Henry
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Messi is not the answer to PSG’s problems – Thierry Henry

Former Arsenal captain, Thierry Henry, has claimed Lionel Messi is not the answer to Paris Saint-Germain’s problems. Henry hailed Messi as “superhuman”, but feels PSG need to work on their defence if they want to win silverware this season. Messi signed for the Ligue 1 giants on a free transfer after his shock exit from Barcelona, but Henry insists “balance is most important”. Henry said on Amazon Prime: “We are talking about the team in which I played at Barcelona, but people forget to point out that we weren’t conceding a lot of goals. “Teams that don’t concede a lot of goals are not far from the title, or even from the Champions League. “When you have superhuman players, it gets a little easier but when I see how PSG is evolving at the moment, they concede...
Lady in shock as her boyfriend got married to another woman two weeks after they shopped for a shoe
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Lady in shock as her boyfriend got married to another woman two weeks after they shopped for a shoe

A Nigerian Twitter user has taken to the platform to narrate how her friend was left in shock after her boyfriend got married to another lady without telling her. According to @TheHabaneroChief, the man was all over her friend's apartment and she also had spare keys to his apartment, but he never dropped any hint about his wedding even though they almost see every day since November 2020. She also revealed that her friend feels she picked his wedding shoe as they went shopping two weeks ago. She also revealed that all her friend who has been honest with the guy wanted to know was why he did it, as they've dated before and decided to remain casual.
BBNaija: I saw you in the Shower, Naked with Pere – Tega to Maria
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BBNaija: I saw you in the Shower, Naked with Pere – Tega to Maria

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate Tega has accused fellow housemate Maria of bathing naked with Pere. He made the statement while the trio was having a discussion after the Saturday night party last night. Tega went ahead to describe how Maria was rubbing and caressing Pere’s body in the bathroom. Maria denied the allegations as she expressed shock. Pere on the other hand, did not utter a word to defend himself or Maria. However, time will tell if Tega was joking or telling the truth. The Big Brother Naija Season 6 is becoming more intriguing with new twists daily. Last night, the housemates had a wonderful time at the party with a female Deejay on the wheels of steel reeling out great tunes to the amusement of the housemates.
Doctors Told Me My Wife Can Never Be Pregnant, Now We Have A Child – Vocalist, Marvel Iyen Shares Powerful Testimony
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Doctors Told Me My Wife Can Never Be Pregnant, Now We Have A Child – Vocalist, Marvel Iyen Shares Powerful Testimony

Marvel Iyen, a Nigerian vocalist, has shared his testimony of how he welcomed his daughter after a negative report he received from medical doctors about his wife. Iyen in a post shared on his Facebook page recounted how doctors diagnosed his wife had no womb six months before they got married. He said he ignored the doctor's report believing that God will give them their own child and then got married to her. The music director said God came through for them and has blessed them with a beautiful baby girl, Christabel. He wrote: ''Let me tell you a story about my marriage that will shock you. About 6 months before my wife Favour Iyen and I got married, she started complaining of some pains in her abdomen. At first, we ignored it but it became severe by the passing of each da...
Euro 2020: You won’t sleep well for awarding penalty – Mourinho blasts England v Denmark ref
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Euro 2020: You won’t sleep well for awarding penalty – Mourinho blasts England v Denmark ref

Former Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid boss, Jose Mourinho has expressed shock over the penalty awarded to England in their Euro 2020 semi-final victory over Denmark on Wednesday night. Mourinho said the referee, Danny Makkelie won’t sleep well after awarding the penalty in extra-time but insisted that England fully deserved to advance to the final. It was the first major final for the England men’s national team since 1966. The referee pointed to the spot judging Joakim Maehle to have clipped Raheem Sterling. It was clear Maehle only made minimal contact with the Manchester City forward, but VAR did not overrule the decision of the referee. Harry Kane’s penalty was saved by Kasper Schmeichel, but he converted the rebound to seal a 2-1 win for England and end the...
Frenchwoman who Killed Abusive Husband Reportedly Faints in disbelief during court after hearing she could walk free
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Frenchwoman who Killed Abusive Husband Reportedly Faints in disbelief during court after hearing she could walk free

A Frenchwoman who admitted to killing her abusive husband, fainted in apparent shock in court on Friday, June 25, after hearing  that she could walk free. According to a lawyer for the accused, the prosecution has asked for a sentence of five years in prison for Valerie Bacot, with four years of the term suspended. If confirmed, Bacot would walk free, as she has already spent a year in detention, her lawyer, Nathalie Tomasini, told French press. Bacot admitted to shooting Daniel Polette in 2016. She previously referred to himas her stepfather before they married. According to court documents, Polette had started raping her when she was only 12 or 13. At that time he was her mother's boyfriend, he later became Bacot's husband and father of their four children....
Three year old Abducted alongside 136 Ilamiyya Students in Niger state Dies in Captivity
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Three year old Abducted alongside 136 Ilamiyya Students in Niger state Dies in Captivity

Three year old abducted alongside 136 Ilamiyya students in Niger state dies in captivity A three-year-old child who was abducted along with 136 students of the Salihu Tanko Islamic school in Tegina, Niger state, has died. The body of the child was found one week after the students were abducted by gunmen from the school who stormed the school premises armed with arms and ammunition. The gunmen marched the pupils and their teachers into the forest where they have held them hostage since. The Nation reports that the body of the child was discovered a few kilometres away from Tegina town. The father of one of the abducted students, Tanko Zegi, confirmed the death of the child. The cause of death remains unknown. Meanwhile, two women whose children were abducted by gunmen ha...
Those who want my administration to fail will soon be shocked– President Buhari issues stern warning
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Those who want my administration to fail will soon be shocked– President Buhari issues stern warning

President Buhari today June 1 said a rude shock awaits those who are bent on destroying the country through promoting insurrection and burning down critical national assets. The President spoke after he received a briefing from the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on series of attacks on facilities of the electoral body around the country. “I receive daily security reports on the attacks, and it is very clear that those behind them want this administration to fail. Insecurity in Nigeria is now mentioned all over the world. All the people who want power, whoever they are, you wonder what they really want. Whoever wants the destruction of the system will soon have the shock of their lives. We’ve given them enough time.”the Pr...
Chelsea in Shock Move for Barcelona’s Pjanic
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Chelsea in Shock Move for Barcelona’s Pjanic

  Chelsea are lining up a shock move for Barcelona midfielder Miralem Pjanic. According to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, Pjanic is unlikely to be a Barcelona player next season, with the player subject of an offer from Chelsea. DAILY POST recalls that Pjanic has been linked to a transfer to Chelsea this summer. Barcelona are desperate to land Chelsea’s Jorginho this summer and have resolved to offer Pjanic in an exchange deal. Pjanic joined the Spanish giants last summer from Juventus in a move that saw Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo move the other way. The Bosnian international has since endured a torrid ten-month period, having struggled to establish himself in the plans of Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, in the recently-concluded 2020/21 campaign. ...
Veteran actor and Production manager, Abiodun Aleja, is Dead
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Veteran actor and Production manager, Abiodun Aleja, is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, production manager and theatrical guru, Abiodun Aleja, is dead. Aleja who has been battling an undisclosed ailment died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital(LASUTH) on Friday, May 21. Aleja was known for his many diverse roles in movies including his role in Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 hit. His friends have taken to Facebook to express shock at the news of his demise. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre
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Teenager kills Several children and teachers after Bursting into Brazil Day care Centre

At least three children, a teacher and a school assistant have been killed after a teenager burst into a daycare centre and attacked the people inside with a machete. Not long after school started on the morning of Tuesday, May 4, the suspect attacked a nursery called Creche Aquarela Berçário, where children between two and six years of age are taught. The horror incident took place in the city of Saudades, in the West Zone of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 11am on Tuesday. The Fire Department, Military Police and Civil Police all responded to the incident. Police said they have apprehended an 18-year-old man following the incident and he was taken to a local hospital in a very serious condition after he reportedly started to hi...
Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K
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Nigerian Man Stabbed to Death While trying to Protect his Son in the U.K

A Nigerian dad, 40, was stabbed to death on a busy London street while trying to protect his son. Michael Olatunde Fadayomi, who has been hailed as a "pillar of the community", was a football coach and a devoted single dad who was popular in the community. He was knifed after a fight started on the top floor of a busy bus in North West London on Thursday, April 29. Witnesses said Mr Fadayomi's teenage son - understood to be heading to football training - "had some problems on the bus with someone". When his father intervened, the confrontation escalated and spilled out onto the pavement. The son - who has not been named - desperately tried to intervene as his father was repeatedly stabbed before an ambulance arrived. Emergency services rushed to the scene shortly ...
Woman Stuns Twitter Users as She Shows off her ‘Flat’ Stomach Six Months into her Pregnancy
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Woman Stuns Twitter Users as She Shows off her ‘Flat’ Stomach Six Months into her Pregnancy

A pregnant woman has left Twitter users in shock after she showed off her six-months baby bump. Ashleon, who is due to give birth this month, said she didn't start showing until around 6-8 weeks ago. Another photo of her six-month baby bump Stunned by her photos, Twitter users left comments on her post stating that she looked good and had a flat tummy for a six months pregnant woman,
Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times
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Police called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s home 9 times

Police have been called to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's California home 9 times since they moved in there. In July 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved to their £11 million home in Montecito on the same estate as a number of celebrities. Since then, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it has responded to multiple calls from the couple's property. The calls are listed as phone requests, alarm activations and property crimes. The data was obtained under Freedom of Information requests by the PA news agency after the couple shared fears over security in their bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. Police officers were called four times in July last year, just after the family moved there. One call is listed as a phone request, while the others are labe...
Porto vs Chelsea: Reece James clashes with Cesar Azpilicueta ahead of Champions League tie
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Porto vs Chelsea: Reece James clashes with Cesar Azpilicueta ahead of Champions League tie

  Chelsea right-back, Reece James, clashed with captain Cesar Azpilicueta in the club’s dressing room at Stamford Bridge following the Blues’ Premier League 5-2 shock defeat to West Brom over the weekend. According to the Telegraph, Azpilicueta was quick to give James a piece of his mind after Chelsea’s backline began their inquest into how they conceived five goals at home to a West Brom side that have scored just 25 all season. James was partly at fault for the visitors’ second goal and struggled to shake off the after-effects of that mistake. The 21-year-old England international was also guilty of a number of stray passes for the remainder of the encounter as Sam Allardyce’s men ended Thomas Tuchel’s 14-match unbeaten run, thanks to goals from Matheus Pereira (2), ...
What I told Chelsea players after 5-2 defeat to West Brom – Thomas Tuchel
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What I told Chelsea players after 5-2 defeat to West Brom – Thomas Tuchel

  Thomas Tuchel haa revealed what he told Chelsea players after their shock 5-2 defeat in the Premier League at home to West Brom on Saturday. The former Paris Saint-Germain boss said he had some quick words with the players which was majorly to calm them down and prepare them for more to come. Being their first loss in 14 games, the manager said he made the player understand that they have to accept and find a away to deal with it. Since taken over from Frank Lampard towards the end of January, Thomas Tuchel’s Blues kept over 7 clean sheets and had 14 matches unbeaten run in all competitions. The German gaffer also said that he will digest the game later once they are less ‘emotional’. Chelsea took at Stamford Bridge through Christian Pulisic but the game flippe...
Yinka Odumakin: I’m In Shock – Tinubu
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Yinka Odumakin: I’m In Shock – Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, said he received with shock, news of the death of Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin. Tinubu, in a statement on Saturday, described the deceased as a committed fighter for democracy, dedicated civil society activist, courageous and outspoken defender of whatever ideals and principles he believed in. The All Progressives Congress (APC) leader said Odumakin remained fearless and unrelenting in speaking up in promoting the cause of justice and what he perceived as the best interest of the citizens of Nigeria. Tinubu recalled his participation in the various students and youth struggles against successive military dictatorships in the 1980s and 1990s. “In the process, he was arrested, harassed and even detained several times. Yet, h...
How kidnapper abducted 16-year-old girl he met on Facebook, raped her twice daily for seven days and demanded N3 ransom from her family
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How kidnapper abducted 16-year-old girl he met on Facebook, raped her twice daily for seven days and demanded N3 ransom from her family

The Edo State Police Command has arrested a 19-year-old suspected kidnapper, Tajudeen Igikalo, who abducted a teenage girl he met on Facebook. The police operatives also rescued the victim, a 16-year-old Senior Secondary student from Benin City. It was gathered that the suspect met the teenager on Facebook in February, 2021. They chatted for one month, after which he invited her to his house at Egba on Benin-Auchi Road in Edo state                          Suspect On Thursday, 25 March 2021, the girl visited Tajudeen in Egba after school hours. To her greatest shock, the suspect allegedly kidnapped her on the spot and she spent seven days in captivity. The suspect then allegedly removed the sim card from her mobile phone and then contacted her family demanding N3 million...
Germany vs North Macedonia: I’m sorry for Chelsea striker, Timo Werner – Ilkay Gundogan
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Germany vs North Macedonia: I’m sorry for Chelsea striker, Timo Werner – Ilkay Gundogan

Germany midfielder, Ilkay Gundogan, has said that he is ‘sorry’ for teammate Timo Werner after the striker’s huge miss in their side’s 2-1 home shock defeat against North Macedonia in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday night. Goals from Goran Pandev and Eljif Elmas ensured North Macedonia defeated Germany at the MSV-Arena Stadium. Gundogan scored a penalty in the 63rd minute for Joachim Löw’s side. Werner had missed a huge opportunity to score in Macedonia’s penalty area after receiving a pass from Gundogan in the second half during the encounter. Reacting to Werner’s miss after the game, Gundogan showed sympathy towards the 25-year-old forward. “I’m sorry for Timo,” Gundogan said at his post-match press conference. “He’s the one who wants to score the most. “We ha...
Woman Dies of Electric Shock after her Phone Fell in Bath While Charging
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Woman Dies of Electric Shock after her Phone Fell in Bath While Charging

A Russian woman has died of electric shock after her smartphone fell in the bath while she was charging it. Office worker Anastasia Scherbinina, 25, who had previously worked as an aide to the local MP, was taking a bath when she was electrocuted at her home in Novosibirsk, reports say. "She took a bath before going to sleep, and had her smartphone with her," said a report citing law enforcement. "It was almost out of charge, so she used a power cable, so as not to be apart with the smartphone even when taking a bath. "She dropped the phone and was electrocuted. "She died instantly." Police are understood to be investigating the circumstances of her death. The tragedy follows warnings from the Russian authorities and police following a succession of deaths from...
Nigerian Comedian, Calibird Dies after a Brief illness
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Nigerian Comedian, Calibird Dies after a Brief illness

Nigerian comedian, Caleb Itietie aka Calibird, has died. He died at the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos state today March 27, after a brief illness. His colleagues have taken to social media to express shock at his passing. Comedian, Efewarriboy while reacting news of Calibird's demise, wrote ''Jeeeeeeesus I don’t understand this one ooooo. RIP MY BRO CALLI'' Comedian, Edopikin on his part, wrote ''Hmmmm so na so this life just reach ??? I have never used this here before , but CALLIBIRD why bro why. Rest on bro , Rest on my colleague , Rest on my friend , rest on my brother''
Mikel Arteta Points out why Dinamo Zagreb defeated Mourinho’s Tottenham 3-0
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Mikel Arteta Points out why Dinamo Zagreb defeated Mourinho’s Tottenham 3-0

  Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has suggested that Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham’s shock Europa League exit from the Europa League to Dinamo Zagreb was because the opposition was taken for granted. According to the Spaniard, the shock defeat shows the strength of opposition in the competition is still “taken for granted.” While the Gunners were able to move into the next stages of the Europa League after a 3-2 aggregate win over Olympiacos, their north London rivals, Tottenham crashed out to Croatian side, Dinamo Zagreb. Mourinho’s side suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat away in Zagreb, giving away a 2-0 lead from the first leg in London. Mislav Orsic scored a superb hat-trick to send the Premier League side crashing out of the competition. Reacting to Tottenham’s exit, ...
Rohr adds two more players to Super Eagles squad for Benin, Lesotho games
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Rohr adds two more players to Super Eagles squad for Benin, Lesotho games

Genk striker, Paul Onuachu has been called up to the Nigeria national team, for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho. Onuachu was a shock exclusion from the original 24-man list released earlier this month. The 26-year-old could only make the standby list, despite his fine displays for Genk this season. However, Onuachu has now been added to the squad, along with Henry Onyekuru. Onuachu has been extended an invitation but Moses Simon and other Super Eagles stars in France are to miss the encounter due to the country’s COVID-19 protocol. “Following the uncertainty regarding the availability of players based in France [due to COVID 19 laws guiding the country], Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has extended an invitation to KRC Genk str...
The Emir of Kagara is Dead
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The Emir of Kagara is Dead

The Emir of Kagara in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, Alhaji Salihu Tanko, has died. Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani- Bello, released a statement on Tuesday, March 2, to mourn him while describing his death as a great shock and a loss to the Kagara Emirate and the North Central state in general. Bello, who is the Chairman of North Central Governors Forum, said: "We have lost a First Class Emir, a member of the State Council of Traditional Rulers, an Octogenarian and an Elder Statesman whose wise counsel has been of immense value to this administration and those before it in the state." Kagara was in the news last month when bandits abducted over 40 students and members of staff of Government Science College, Kagara. The Kagara abductees were later fre...
Music Producer, Dr Frabz is Dead
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Music Producer, Dr Frabz is Dead

Nigerian music producer, Ayorinde Faboro popularly known as Dr Frabz is dead. According to singer, Nikki Laoye, Dr Frabz, was shot. ”Oh my God persevering face… My dear brother, Dr Frabz @DoktaFrabz… This is such terrible news. Just heard that he was shot… Who did this? I am so pained right now. What kind of news is this ehn?”she wrote on Twitter Celebrities have taken to social media to express shock at his passing. Music producer, Samklef, via his Twitter handle, wrote “Rip legend! Ayo ( dr Frabz) We spoke 2 weeks ago u asked how is Houston treating me? I came to Maryland yesterday only for me to hear that u are no more today. What a sad day! A brother is gone! another producer is gone! RIP!” Singer Emma Nyra while mourning his passing wrote; “This life is really bea...
Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home
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Popular Abuja Disk Jockey, DJ Tunice, Dies after Falling and Hitting his Head at his Home

A popular Abuja-based disk jockey, DJ Tunice, has died. DJ Tunice is said to have died on Monday night, February 1 after suffering a domestic accident. According to his close friends, the deceased was mopping the floor in his apartment when he slipped and hit his head on the ground. He was rushed to different hospitals but was allegedly rejected until he died. His friends have taken to social media to express shock at his demise. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Lukaku Set For Shock Move To Manchester City
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Lukaku Set For Shock Move To Manchester City

Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, has become a target for Manchester City, who will invest £200 million in their squad in several areas at the end of the season, the UK Telegraph reports. Pep Guardiola’s men sit four points behind leaders Manchester United with a game in hand, ahead of their match with Crystal Palace on Sunday. But City face a summer rebuilding, with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Fernandinho and Eric Garcia able to leave for free. Guardiola will be in the market for a new striker, left back and a defensive midfielder. One area of concern is a long-term replacement for striker Aguero, who has struggled with injury problems since the start of the season. The 32-year-old striker’s contract expires in six months, and he is yet to make a decision on his futur...
We Will Shock Political Space With Unprecedented Defections – APC Threatens
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We Will Shock Political Space With Unprecedented Defections – APC Threatens

THE National Leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has threatened Nigerians that the party will soon shock Nigeria’s political space with what it described as the massive and unprecedented defections ever witnessed in the political history of Nigeria as a country. Speaking yesterday at the National Assembly when he met with the Senate Caucus of the APC at Senate Hearing Room 1, Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has also boasted that the party will remain the country’s leading political party. The Chairman said, “In fact, I want to assure you all that APC will soon shock Nigeria’s political space with massive and unprecedented defections ever witnessed in the political history of our great country, and by the grace of G...
David Silva Crashes Sociedad Website As Shock Spain Return Confirmed
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David Silva Crashes Sociedad Website As Shock Spain Return Confirmed

The 34-year-old returns to La Liga after a decade in the Premier League, having originally been tipped to join LazioReal Sociedad have confirmed the shock signing of former Manchester City midfielder David Silva on a free transfer. The 34-year-old has signed a two-year deal through to the summer of 2022. Such was the surprise at the move, Real Sociedad’s website crashed shortly after the transfer was confirmed as fans scrambled to find out details of the deal. Serie A side Lazio were believed to be frontrunners for his signature, but the former Spain international has instead decided to return to La Liga a decade after he left Valencia for Manchester City. “Real Sociedad has reached an agreement with David Silva for the Canarian footballer to play for the Txuri Urdin team ...
Woman’s 19th Birthday Photo Shocks Twitter Users
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Woman’s 19th Birthday Photo Shocks Twitter Users

A woman released her birthday photos on Twitter and claims she's 19 but Twitter users have refused to believe her and they've left thousands of comments expressing their shock. The Twitter user shared two photos of herself in just her underwear. In one of the photos, she's seen posing with inflatable balloons shaped as the number 19. Her followers expressed disbelief at the age she's claiming but she insisted that's how old she is   See reactions below.  
Jabi Lake Mall board denies authorizing Naira Marley concert
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Jabi Lake Mall board denies authorizing Naira Marley concert

Jabi Lake Mall board has denied authorizing Naira Marley concert, as they expressed shock and disappointment over the development. According to a report by THISDAY, the board condemned the illegal action in the strongest terms, clarifying that the event took against express instructions given to the property manager. According to a source close to the shareholders; “Jabi Lake Mall was built in 2015 with the vision of creating a beautiful lakeside property that allowed the residents of Abuja to shop, relax, network and have fun. The mall was also designed to invigorate the local economy and provide a safe and comfortable location for retailers to sell their goods. “As is typical for large properties like this, the shareholders selected a property manager who was paid to manage...
The World has Been Changed Forever’ – Actor Jared Leto
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The World has Been Changed Forever’ – Actor Jared Leto

American actor, Jared Leto, has expressed his shock after finding out about the coronavirus pandemic 12 days after he was isolated in the desert without his mobile phone. Taking to his Twitter page to react to the coronavirus outbreak, the 48-year-old actor said that the world had "changed forever" after he came back home to hear about the coronavirus pandemic spreading and killing people all over the World. He wrote: 'Wow. 12 days ago I began a silent meditation in the desert. We were totally isolated. No phone, no communication etc. We had no idea what was happening outside the facility,’ he began. ‘Walked out yesterday into a very different world. One that’s been changed forever. Mind blowing - to say the least. I’m getting messages from friends and family all around the gl...

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