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Fans React As Adekunle Gold Features Wife, Simi In Romantic Video ‘Sinner’
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Fans React As Adekunle Gold Features Wife, Simi In Romantic Video ‘Sinner’

Many fans of Adekunle Gold have gone wild on social media as the Nigerian singer features his wife, Simi, in the sensual video of his new song, ‘Sinner’. Adekunle Kosoko, who goes by the stage name Adekunle Gold, announced his new video across his social media platforms on Thursday. The song, ‘Sinner’ which was released two weeks ago, features American singer, Lucky Date, and is produced by Blaize Beats. In an interview with Official Chart, Adekunle Gold had said the song ‘Sinner’ was inspired by the Bible story of King David and Bathsheba. He said, “I thought about the intimacy between them. I know it’s weird, but I thought about how Bathsheba must have been so badass to entice King David so much that he was going to risk it all for her. “I know it’s a story people talk abo...
‘Feeling fit and strong’ – Spartak Moscow’s Moses ready for new season
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‘Feeling fit and strong’ – Spartak Moscow’s Moses ready for new season

The 30-year-old reveals his readiness to lead the People's Team when the new season gets underway on July 24 Victor Moses has confirmed his readiness to kick off the new campaign with Spartak Moscow after concluding their pre-season. The 30-year-old has enjoyed a good run of form in pre-season as he managed to score four goals in the Parimatch Premier Cup at the Otkritie Bank Arena. The former Chelsea player has taken to his social media pages to confirm his readiness to start in the Russian Premier League.
Obi cubana: I want to be called a ritualist – BBNaija star, Ike Onyema
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Obi cubana: I want to be called a ritualist – BBNaija star, Ike Onyema

Big Brother Naija star, Ike Onyema has revealed that his goal in life is to have so much money until he is called a ritualist. The reality Tv star made this known in a post via his Insta story on Wednesday. His reaction follows criticism which rocked Obi Cubana’s wealth after he celebrated a lavish burial for his late mum. The source of Cubana’s wealth has been put under serious question after the entrepreneur threw a lavish burial ceremony for his mother at Oba, Anambra state. His rich billionaire friends also made the burial the most talked about in the country as they were seen spraying huge bundles of foreign currencies and the Naira. The burial generated a lot of reactions from Nigerians on social media. While some were of the opinion that those who worked hard to ea...
Singer Waje Reveals She’s Not Lucky With Love
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Singer Waje Reveals She’s Not Lucky With Love

The singer revealed this on social media while hinting her fans what her friend just said to her. She admits she might also be at fault at not being lucky with love, because whenever she is in a relationship, it’s either she is not reciprocating the love she is getting, or she is showing the other person love and not getting it back. Lol. What she said;
Reality Star Ka3na’s Husband Gifts Her A House In Spain
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Reality Star Ka3na’s Husband Gifts Her A House In Spain

The husband of BBNaija housemate, Ka3na's, gifted her a house in Spain ahead of her 27th birthday. Ka3na whose birthday is tomorrow, July 17, took to social media to show a snippet of her new house. Sharing photo of the house on Instagram, the reality star revealed that the house is in Spain, as she thanks her husband for her luxurious gift. ”Can’t wait till tomorrow… from Mr Jones to Mrs Jones. I no dey use jazz ooh my mama use better soap take baf me wahlai… my old wine buys the best gifts” she wrote.
“Ridiculous” – Dino Melaye Reacts to Senate Rejection of Electronic Vote Transmission
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“Ridiculous” – Dino Melaye Reacts to Senate Rejection of Electronic Vote Transmission

A former Nigerian senator has lambasted the senate for voting against the electronic transmission of votes in the the Electoral reform bill. Dino took to his social media page to call the decision by the senate 'ridiculous' Recall that APC senators yesterday voted against the electronic transmission of results which was adopted by the senate. Dino took to Twitter and wrote: “It is ridiculous and laughable that the same Senate that voted to reject transmission of our general elections electronically used electronic voting that was also transmitted electronically.” “They voted and result transmitted electronically to the score board immediately.Oma se oo”.
‘I will not let this break me’ – England star Saka critical of social media giants after suffering racist abuse
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‘I will not let this break me’ – England star Saka critical of social media giants after suffering racist abuse

The Arsenal winger thanked his family and friends for their support, while hitting back at online platforms for failing to curb attacks Bukayo Saka says that he will not let his Euro 2020 final penalty miss and the subsequent abuse he received online "break" him and insists that social media companies "are not doing enough" to prevent offensive messages. The Arsenal winger saw his strike from the spot saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma in the final act of the European Championship decider, to leave Gareth Southgate's side heartbroken at Wembley after a sharply-contested 1-1 draw after full-time. Racial abuse directed towards both Saka and team-mates Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho - who also missed penalties - spread across social media shortly afterwards and in his first comments s...
I’m Destined To Pay Your Bride Price” – Uche Maduagwu Shoots His Shot at Veteran Actress, Eucharia Anunobi
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I’m Destined To Pay Your Bride Price” – Uche Maduagwu Shoots His Shot at Veteran Actress, Eucharia Anunobi

Controversial Nigerian actor, Uche Maduagwu is at it again. The actor has taken to his social media page to declare his undying love for veteran actress Eucharia Anunobi. According to Uche Maduagwu in a post via his Instagram account, he stressed that he is destined to pay her bride price as he said she is a great wife material. He wrote, “Life without you is like a broken pencil, so pointless. You will be fulfilling destiny if u marry me because you are the ewedu surrounding my amala. Your #beauty is so priceless forget about the age difference, maturity lo sure ju #husband #marriage.” This is coming after Eucharia Anunobi, in a recent interview with Legit.ng, had revealed she would love to give marriage a chance again. The veteran actress’ marriage to Charles Ekwu ended ...
“My God is the reason I ‘m always glowing” – Billionaire businesswoman, Apostle Folorunso Alakija says as she turns 70
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“My God is the reason I ‘m always glowing” – Billionaire businesswoman, Apostle Folorunso Alakija says as she turns 70

Billionaire business woman and philanthropist, Apostle Folorunsho Alakija, is celebrating her 70th birthday celebration today, Thursday, July 15.   Taking to her official social media accounts, the founder of Rose of Sharon Glorious Ministry International, who is happily married to Modupe Alakija for well over four decades, attributed her constant 'glow' to God.   The business mogul who now prefers to be known as Apostle Alakija, has her hands in real estate, oil and gas and the printing industry.   In 2020 she was ranked by Forbes Magazine as the richest woman in Nigeria and the second most powerful woman in Africa after Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.  
Social Media Regulation Threatens Rights – UN Warns
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Social Media Regulation Threatens Rights – UN Warns

The United Nations on Wednesday July 14 warned that regulation of social media threatens rights of people. The international group stated that public and private actors are intervening against online content in ways that curtail rights and muzzle criticism. It also disclosed that 40 new laws regulating social media have been adopted around the world in the past two years, with 30 more under examination. Peggy Hicks of the UN Rights Office in Geneva said;   “You see a digital world that is unwelcoming and frequently unsafe for people trying to exercise their rights. “You also see a host of government and company responses that risk making the situation worse. “Virtually every country that has adopted laws relating to online content has jeopardised human rights in...
Pulisic has received death threats over social media
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Pulisic has received death threats over social media

The Blues winger has been subjected to online abuse after seeing one of his recent Instagram videos become a viral hit for all the wrong reasons Christian Pulisic has received death threats over a social media video involving a goliath grouper fish, the United States and Chelsea star's father has revealed. Pulisic hit the headlines last week after seeing one of his Instagram uploads go viral while on holiday in Florida. The 22-year-old filmed a stunt on a boat above an endangered fish, and has subsequently been criticised by conservationists and animal rights groups.
You’re not a fan and we don’t want you’ – Kane
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You’re not a fan and we don’t want you’ – Kane

After social media was peppered with spates of attacks upon Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, their captain has led their defence Harry Kane has led his England team-mates in an impassioned defence of the handful of squad members subjected to racist abuse after Sunday's Euro 2020 Final penalty heartbreak, stating that anyone who sees fit to hurl slurs is not a Three Lions fan in their eyes. Gareth Southgate's side were unable to mark their continued progress with silverware, edged 3-2 in a shootout by Italy at Wembley Stadium, after they had ground out a 1-1 draw after extra-time in their first major tournament final for half-a-century. Misses from Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka ultimately ensured the Azzurri lifted the Henri Delaunay Trophy, with a...
Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu tackles Prince William after he condemned racist abuse on England players after Italy loss
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Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu tackles Prince William after he condemned racist abuse on England players after Italy loss

British-born Nigerian activist and lawyer, Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu has slammed Prince William after he condemned the racial abuse aimed at England players after Sunday's match. Social media trolls racially abused Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho after they missed penalties at the team's Euro 2020 final loss.   People left monkey emojis on the accounts of all three players who are Black men.     Prince William, who attended the match alongside wife Kate and son George, took to Twitter to release a statement, condemning the actions of those responsible.   He said: "I am sickened by the racist abuse aimed at England players after last night's match. "It must stop now and all those involved should be held accountable." &n...
American rapper’ Bia has been in my DM since 2018 – Burna Boy
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American rapper’ Bia has been in my DM since 2018 – Burna Boy

Grammy award-winning Burna Boy on Saturday said that upcoming American rapper’ Bia has been in his Direct Messages on social media since 2018. This is coming days after the rapper, Bia claimed she didn’t know what he and other top Nigerian artistes; Davido and Wizkid look like. Burna Boy tweeted in Pidgin English, “That babe wey nor know our face don dey my dms since 2018 o. 😂🤣 🤣.” The American made the statement on Friday while she was live on Instagram with popular rapper, Nicki Minaj, to promote their new song. When asked to chose which of the three artistes she would like to have a relationship with, she said, “I don’t know what they all look like.” Following the outrage that greeted her statement, the ‘Whole Lotta Money’ rapper took to Tw...
Tiwa Savage continues to share beautiful photos
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Tiwa Savage continues to share beautiful photos

Tiwa Savage has continued to share beautiful photos of herself. Just as she ushered her fans into the weekend with a beautiful dance video in which she showed off her newly gotten tattoo, the songstress has now again shared new gorgeous photos of herself.
Actress Jaiye Kuti celebrates her birthday with adorable photos
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Actress Jaiye Kuti celebrates her birthday with adorable photos

Nollywood actress, Jaiye Kuti celebrates her  birthday today 10th of July and took to social media to celebrate the big day with her fans. Jaye Kuti who had started a countdown to her birthday since the beginning of the month is finally excited to be celebrating another year in good health and happiness. The actress wrote: Hello July Queen.,,. On this day I was born, I came into this world already a Queen. But I started life, not as a queen, I started life just like you, you and you. But God Almighty made me the Queen I am now. On this day a Queen was born. I’m the Queen of hearts. I have the heart of love.
I never see myself as a celebrity, says Richard Mofe-Damijo
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I never see myself as a celebrity, says Richard Mofe-Damijo

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, who celebrated his 60th birthday during the week, has said that he has been able to navigate some issues in public life because he does not see himself as a celebrity. Speaking during an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, RMD said, “There was a time when I was in Delta State, I had a serious accident. My car flipped and I was in the hospital. It was the governor that called my wife to come. Apparently, it had been reported that when I had the accident, there was a woman and a baby in the car. But there I was, I didn’t know what had been written. But, my wife had read it, so when she came (to the hospital), she wasn’t too sure. “Later on, we were on holiday in America and she said, ‘Didn’t you know what they wrote’? She told me that w...
“The suffering boy has graduated”- Man who did menial jobs to sponsor his education writes
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“The suffering boy has graduated”- Man who did menial jobs to sponsor his education writes

A Nigerian man, Maduadichie Cyprian, who engaged in menial jobs and used the proceeds to sponsor himself through school, has taken to his social media handle to celebrate his graduation.   Posting photos of himself doing the menial jobs alongside photos of himself on the day of his final paper, Cyprian wrote ''THE SUFFERING BOY HAS GRADUATED! Don't envy me, rejoice with me. Whenever I see these pictures, i cry because I know how I suffered to make it in school. Happy Graduation to me. Congratulations to Me, I and myself Cyma is a Graduate''  
Barcelona stars Griezmann and Dembele respond to accusations of racism after 2019 videos resurface
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Barcelona stars Griezmann and Dembele respond to accusations of racism after 2019 videos resurface

The France international forwards have spoken out on social media following the footage seemingly showing them mocking Asian accents Antoine Griezmann says he has "always been committed against any form of discrimination" following the release of videos that seem to show the Barcelona forward and team-mate Ousmane Dembele mocking Asian people. The clips, which have surfaced on social media, are said to have been shot during the Blaugrana's pre-season in 2019. Dembele also features in the videos, with both men now addressing the furore.
Hate on social media is very dangerous’ – Gattuso hits back at online campaign against him becoming Tottenham manager
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Hate on social media is very dangerous’ – Gattuso hits back at online campaign against him becoming Tottenham manager

The former AC Milan midfielder feels he was unfairly targeted and warned against the perils of social media after his move to north London collapsed Gennaro Gattuso insists he is neither racist nor sexist as he hit out at an online campaign against him during talks to become Tottenham manager. Spurs turned their attention to Gattuso last month following the breakdown of Paulo Fonseca's move to the north London club. However, that move also broke down just 24 hours later after supporters launched a protest against the Italian, highlighting controversial comments he had previously made about same-sex marriage and women in football.
USMNT star Pulisic criticised after falling off boat on to endangered goliath grouper fish following ball juggling stunt
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USMNT star Pulisic criticised after falling off boat on to endangered goliath grouper fish following ball juggling stunt

The Chelsea attacker has found himself in hot water after going viral on social media Chelsea and USMNT midfielder Christian Pulisic has found himself at the centre of a storm involving a goliath grouper. On Saturday, a video went viral on social media showing the 22-year-old sitting on a boat, juggling a ball over one of the giant fish, which was held on a line. Pulisic, rather embarrassingly, lost control of the ball and fell into the water, on top of the fish, which struggled as a result.
“Time to reveal the new body” – Bobrisky says as she prepares to reveal his new body
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“Time to reveal the new body” – Bobrisky says as she prepares to reveal his new body

Popular controversial crossdresser, Bobrisky has announced to his fans on social media that he’s ready to flaunt her newly enhanced body. Last month, Bobrisky became the topic of conversation after he revealed that he was undergoing a butt enhancement surgery in Dominican Republic. Bobrisky said he is ready to shutdown Lagos with his new body. However, he is yet to reveal the date of the unveiling. Where are all my glam team guys? Mama is about to shut everywhere down. Time to reveal the body”.
Amanda Staveley consortium remains hopeful of buying Newcastle
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Amanda Staveley consortium remains hopeful of buying Newcastle

Amanda Staveley's consortium remains hopeful of buying Newcastle United. The Evening Chronicle says Staveley's husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi has called upon the fan-led review into football to scrutinise the ongoing Newcastle United takeover saga. Ghodoussi and Staveley have twice tried to buy the Magpies through their firm PCP Capital Partners, and came close to doing so last year alongside Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and the billionaire Reuben brothers. Frustrated Toon owner Mike Ashley remains determined to revive the deal, and is currently pursuing action on two legal fronts against the Premier League. Tracey Crouch is chairing the fan-led review into football governance and Ghodoussi posted to social media today: "Delay tactics, zero transparency. Fans deserve better...
Soldiers allegedly brutalize Civilians over a Missing phone
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Soldiers allegedly brutalize Civilians over a Missing phone

A video which has gone viral on social media has shown moment some soldiers allegedly brutalized residents of Wa in Upper West Region of Ghana over a missing phone. It was alleged that the soldiers launched the attack on civilians in the town in search of a missing phone belonging to one of them. According to one eyewitness, one of the soldiers is believed to have boarded what is referred to as “Yellow Yellow” or “Mahama Cambo” and lost his phone. The viral video show disturbing scenes of military men landing punches and kicks on victims in the full glare of the public in broad daylight. The incident is said to have started at 1:00 pm and lasted for close to an hour at Wa main traffic on Thursday afternoon, July 1. Watch the video below.........
‘It’s coming home!’ – Jurgen Klopp lookalike celebrates at Wembley after England beat Germany
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‘It’s coming home!’ – Jurgen Klopp lookalike celebrates at Wembley after England beat Germany

A striking doppelganger of the Liverpool manager was seen around the stadium as the Three Lions prevailed, but just who is the mystery man? England supporters caught an eyeful of an unusual sight around their Euro 2020 victory over Germany when Jurgen Klopp was spotted on the shoulders of fans celebrating and drinking beer. But what at first looked to be a genuinely baffling anomaly has revealed itself as something altogether just as strange; an imposter and lookalike who happens to be the spitting image of the Liverpool boss. Having gone viral on social media for a video clip in which he was captured swigging a can of beer and bellowing Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds' terrace anthem Three Lions, Goal takes a look as to just who the mystery man could be.
Rashford denies confirming Sancho move to Manchester United, saying tweet to fan account was a ‘little hack’
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Rashford denies confirming Sancho move to Manchester United, saying tweet to fan account was a ‘little hack’

The England forward had seemingly posted a one-word response on Twitter that caused a stir among Red Devils fans Marcus Rashford has denied confirming that his England team-mate Jadon Sancho will soon be joining him at Manchester United with a tweet to a fan account on social media. Sancho has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford and, although United missed out on the Borussia Dortmund star last year, a transfer appears to be drawing closer this summer. In an interaction with a fan on Twitter, Rashford seemingly confirmed the expected news of Sancho's transfer to the Red Devils.
Xavi Simons: Will the PSG wonderkid be able to live up to the hype?
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Xavi Simons: Will the PSG wonderkid be able to live up to the hype?

The 18-year-old has a huge following on social media thanks to his time at Barcelona, and made his first steps into first-team football last season In the aftermath of Paris Saint-Germain's narrow 1-0 win over Caen in the Coupe de France back in February, most of the talk surrounded one major issue. Despite the game coming just a week before PSG's meeting with Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League, Mauricio Pochettino had opted to start Neymar against lower-league opposition, only to see the world's most expensive player pick up an injury that would rule him out of facing his former club. That the majority of the attention fell on one ex-Barcelona playmaker meant that a momentous day for another former Blaugrana attacker could have been overlooked.
If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi
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If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor, Yomi Fabiyi has taken to his Instagram page to speak about the 'culture of respect' and how it is crucial to the existence of some industries or institutions. According to him, anyone who doesn't indulge in it is a 'curse.'   His post comes hours after Nkechi Blessing Sunday blasted TAMPAN leaders and veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, for threatening that the association would work against her following her social media fights with some of her colleagues with regards to the Baba Ijesha rape saga.   He also wrote ''In serious matters particularly with criminal undertone, stop relying on your own discretion, jungle justice, social media or emotions. Inform law enforcement, your lawyer and trust them to handle it. The COURT of LAW is a different ball game. Social Me...
2023: You can’t fight APC, lawmaker tells opposition
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2023: You can’t fight APC, lawmaker tells opposition

A House of Representative member representing Ikwo/ Ezza south federal constituency, Chinedu Ogah on Monday said that opposition parties cannot fight the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the forthcoming 2023 general election. Mr. Ogah made this known while addressing stakeholders and political leaders of Ezza south. The lawmaker claimed that his party was prepared to provide greater development for the people of the state. He called on the youths of Ebonyi state to refrain from attacking or fighting the leaders of APC in the state on social media. The lawmaker who had spent one year and six months in the house of Representatives reaffirmed his committed efforts to work with the governor of Ebonyi State to transform the state ahead of the next election. “I want to tell our y...
Jide Kosoko made a public threat to my life. I hope you are ready for what you started?- actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday
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Jide Kosoko made a public threat to my life. I hope you are ready for what you started?- actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday

Actress Nkechi Sunday Blessing has asked veteran actor, Jide Kosoko if he is ready for what he has started after saying that TAMPAN will work against her in the movie industry.   Kosoko at a press conference with other leaders of TAMPAN on Sunday, June 27, condemned Iyabo Ojo and Nkechi for engaging in social media fights with some of their colleagues who were against them publicly condemning actor, Baba Ijesha, who has been accused of defilement.   Kosoko while addressing the press on Sunday, said ''Nkechi Blessing has been suspended. She is not our member. I make bold to tell you this, we will work against her in this industry.''   In a post shared on her Instastories this afternoon, Nkechi described Kosoko's comment as a threat to her life.
We must strike a balance- House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, canvasses support for social media regulation
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We must strike a balance- House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, canvasses support for social media regulation

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that social media must be regulated to protect every citizen of the country against its negative sides. Gbajabiamila said this during an interview with Channels TV on Sunday, June 27. He noted that everything in life must have regulations and that social media is the “most potent instrument” that can be used for good and bad. “Like everything in life, there has to be regulation. We know that social media is perhaps the most potent instrument that can be used for good and can be used for the negative. We welcome the good. We must not paper over the bad or the evil. That is my position about social media regulation. We must strike a balance, where peoples’ rights to speech are not infringed upon but where you...
It’s ridiculous to believe Buhari has died — Obasanjo
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It’s ridiculous to believe Buhari has died — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described as ridiculous, rumour that President Muhammadu Buhari had died and was cloned by somebody else from Sudan. Obasanjo said the rumour became popular through the abuse of the social media, expressing surprises that many Nigerians believed the lies. The former President explained in a video, how he was approached by a very important person, who asked him about the truth about Buhari’s rumoured death. According to him, the person told him that the information had gone viral on the social media. The Balogun Owu wondered how Buhari could have died and be replaced with someone from Sudan without him knowing about it. “Somebody came to me, a very high hub person, saying tell me about this talk of Buhari not being Buhari. “I said ‘d...
Police officer arrested over alleged extortion, demand for sex
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Police officer arrested over alleged extortion, demand for sex

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom State has ordered the arrest of a policeman over alleged extortion and demand for sex from a suspect. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, SP Odiko Macdon, disclosed this in a statement he issued to newsmen in Uyo on Sunday. Macdon said that the action of the police was sequel to a social media video made by one Mr Zion Umoh, alleging that one Daniel Edet, a Police Constable, solicited sex and collected N60, 000 as bail from a suspect. He said that based on the allegation, the Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom, CP Andrew Amiengheme, ordered the arrest and discreet investigation of the officer. The CP also said that if the officer should be found guilty, he would be punished. Macdon said, “The attention of the command has ...
Marc-Vivien Foe: ‘Your memory lives on’ – Manchester City, Fifa, Lyon remember late Cameroon star
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Marc-Vivien Foe: ‘Your memory lives on’ – Manchester City, Fifa, Lyon remember late Cameroon star

The football ruling body, as well as club websites, have taken to social media in remembrance of the late Indomitable Lions star The Federation of International Football Association, Manchester City, Olympique Lyon and West Ham United have paid tribute to Marc-Vivien Foe who died on June 26, 2003. Aged 28, the midfielder passed away following a cardiac arrest during a Fifa Confederations Cup semi-final encounter between Cameroon and Colombia inside Stade de Gerland, Lyon. With Saturday marking the 18th year of his death anniversary, the world’s football ruling body alongside his former teams have taken to social media to remember his legacy.
Church of God Mission denies a clergyman’s story that its founder, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his mother from the dead
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Church of God Mission denies a clergyman’s story that its founder, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his mother from the dead

The leadership of the Church of God Mission has issued a disclaimer to a clergyman's story that the founder of the church, Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his own mother from the "dead."   The clergyman, Apostle Talena, while preaching in a church recently, said ''Archbishop Benson Idahosa, that man raises dead like drinking coke. He was in America when they sent a message that his mother is dead. He said my mother can't die because God didn't tell me. The last time I checked in the spirit, my mother is well. So if God must take her, he has to tell me. So my mother is not dead. Put her on my bed, when I come back, I will wake her. So when are you coming back, he said in ten days time. They said she will smell, he said put her on the bed. If she smells, it is my room. Th...
Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns
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Any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended – Lai Mohammed warns

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has warned that any social media platform used to bring down Nigeria will be suspended.   The Minister who appeared before house committees on communication, justice, information and culture, and national security and intelligence on Tuesday June 22, added that the ban of Twitter operations in the country is a good opportunity for "resourceful Nigerians to also look at how they can have an app that can replace Twitter".   He said;   “On Twitter not being the only social media in Nigeria but banning Twitter alone, honestly, we suspended Twitter because Twitter became a platform of choice for those that want to bring down this country. “If any other platform does it, we will suspend their operations too. It...
There was never a time APC used social media platforms to set the country ablaze, people are using it as a blackmail weapon – Keyamo
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There was never a time APC used social media platforms to set the country ablaze, people are using it as a blackmail weapon – Keyamo

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has stated that there was never a time the All Progressives Congress used social media platforms to set the country ablaze.   The Minister made the claim in an interview on Channels Television on Tuesday June 22.   Keyamo who responded to a question of the current APC government using social media to get into power in 2015 during the interview, insisted that the goal of government with the #TwitterBan is not to stifle free speech.   He also alleged that people have been blackmailing the ruling party with claims of rising to power through use of social media.   The Minister said;   “As a political party APC, can you tell us examples when we tried to use social media platforms to...
Young woman dies from brain injury after she was allegedly robbed and pushed out of moving Keke by suspected robbers in Jos
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Young woman dies from brain injury after she was allegedly robbed and pushed out of moving Keke by suspected robbers in Jos

A young woman identified as Tamara Daspan has died from traumatic brain injury she suffered after she was allegedly robbed and pushed out of a moving commercial tricyclist by suspected robbers in Jos, Plateau state.   Details of the incident are still sketchy at the moment, however, it was gathered that the incident happened on Monday, June 21.   The University of Abuja graduate was said to have been rushed to a hospital where she underwent a brain surgery but sadly didn't make it.     Meanwhile, family and friends have taken to social media to mourn her untimely death. Her brother, Daspan Michael wrote;   "GONE TOO SOON: Tamara Daspan ,Sister Just can't believe you are gone but nothing is going to deter us from worshipping the Lord ....
Daredevil Alex Harvill, 28, dies while practicing for a world record motorcycle jump
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Daredevil Alex Harvill, 28, dies while practicing for a world record motorcycle jump

Daredevil Alex Harvill died on Thursday, June 17 while practicing for a world record motorcycle ramp jump, officials in Washington state have said. He was just 28 years old.     Harvill, who lived in Washington, was hoping to break the record of a 351-foot jump, according to the Moses Lake Airshow, where his attempt was scheduled to occur on Thursday. Before he died he posted a video on his Instagram page showing fans the challenge he was about to undertake. The video of the practice jump at the Grant County International Airport posted to social media showed Harvill's motorcycle running directly into the top edge of the large dirt berm being used as his landing ramp, resulting in Harvill been thrown from the bike. He was trying to break the record set by Au...
Trouble As Married Woman Gets Stuck With Another Man During Sex
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Trouble As Married Woman Gets Stuck With Another Man During Sex

Two Ugandan sex partners created a scene on Wednesday morning, June 16 after they got stuck into each other during sex. Naija News learnt that the hilarious and at the same time awful incident happened in Gulu city, in the Northern Region of the country this morning. Pai Robins OgwengAkiiki, a resident of the community who disclosed the incident on social media, said the two were glued to each other and their sex organs could not be separated after engaging in sexual intercourse. Naija News understands that the female partner is a housewife to another man. All the efforts by the duo to separate from each other proved abortive so they raised an alarm which attracted residents and the police. According to reports, they got separated after the woman’s husband arrived at the scene ...
Chrissy Teigen Apologizes for Engaging in Online Trolling
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Chrissy Teigen Apologizes for Engaging in Online Trolling

Chrissy Teigen has returned to social media to apologize for bullying several people on Twitter. Chrissy announced in March that she was leaving Twitter because it was bringing out the worst in her. She returned to the platform 3 weeks later. Later, TV personality Courtney Stodden accused Chrissy of online bullying. The bullying happened in 2011 when Chrissy was 25 and Stodden was 16. Chrissy had sent Stodden a message, urging them to take their own life. Teigen published a series of tweets in May apologizing to Courtney Stodden. Stodden accepted the apology but said it could just be an attempt to limit damage to Teigen's reputation. Chrissy Teigen has now published a blog post where she apologized for her "old awful awful tweets. The US model reflected on "the crush...
Tope Alabi vs Alaseyori: Bobrisky drags Yoruba actresses over their ”high service”
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Tope Alabi vs Alaseyori: Bobrisky drags Yoruba actresses over their ”high service”

Sick bobrisky has waded into the ongoing battle generated by Tope Alabi against Yinka Alaseyori. Bob who is still very much recuperating from his surgery took to social media to slam Yoruba actresses wading into the war that Alaseyori says she will never respond too. As he threatens to drag their generation from his sick bed if any one of them comes for him, he was also fast to slam them for their HIGH SERVICE. Ofcourse, you know how to spell that right guys? EYE SERVICE.
Reactions as Seyi Shay dances to Tiwa Savage’s song after salon clash
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Reactions as Seyi Shay dances to Tiwa Savage’s song after salon clash

Social media users have reacted to a video of Seyi Shay dancing to Tiwa Savage’s track “Koroba” a few days after their clash. Recall that Seyi Shay had clashed with the songstress in a Lagos salon few days ago. Seyi Shay has now been spotted dancing to Tiwa Savage’s Koroba. Social media users have reacted to the video differently. @Nwamaka: If you like dance to all Tiwa’s album we will not still like you. Too do mistress@Ojes_hair: Attention seeking aunty. So what is she trying to tell us? She no do yansh or she still dey dance to her bestie song?🙄 @Cianna: I like this. “Life is not that serious to be keeping worthless things in mind. @Mo_accessories: She’s so obsessed with Tiwa 😂 @Eno_tiffany: she’s antagonizing her, becareful of people like this, apart from their fallou...
Nnamdi Kanu is a criminal, using Biafra as business – Asari Dokubo
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Nnamdi Kanu is a criminal, using Biafra as business – Asari Dokubo

Former Niger Delta militant, Mujahid Asari Dokubo has described Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB as a criminal who hides behind the Biafra struggle to extort money from Igbos. Dokubo who recently formed the Biafra Customary Government (BCG) and declared himself as its commander, accused the IPOB leader of turning the struggle to personal source of income. In a recent video he released on social media, the ex-militant narrated how he treated IPOB members who were injured during violence in the Southeast. He said, “Now they said they brought money to Cotonou to give to me, 30 million Naira. “We are waiting for them to bring the evidence. They came to Cotonou to meet me, I hosted them, I fed them, they didn’t bring a dime. “I had paid...
How The Kardashians Reacted On Social Media to The KUWTK Series Finale
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How The Kardashians Reacted On Social Media to The KUWTK Series Finale

The superstar family gets sentimental and emotional as they live-tweet the final episode of their reality series after 20 seasons on E! After watching them grow up, get married, have babies and expand their global empire way beyond that Dash store that used to actually have storylines of its own, the Kardashians have hung up their cable network stilettos for good with the series finale of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians." And right along with the fans, the family was on social media with their thoughts on the culmination of 20 seasons on the E! network. While it's by no means the end of their time on camera -- hello Hulu! -- this is the last time fans may see them for a while. While they signed what is reportedly a very lucrative deal to shift their myriad content over to Dis...
“Respect your Citizen’s Rights”- United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken Kicks against FG’s Twitter ban
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“Respect your Citizen’s Rights”- United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken Kicks against FG’s Twitter ban

The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has kicked against the Buhari-led government's decision to suspend Twitter operations in the country. In a statement released yesterday June 10 by his media aide, Ned Price, Blinken argued that the restriction of social media use has no place in a democracy. The statement reads “The United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter. The United States is likewise concerned that the Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission ordered all television and radio broadcasters to cease using Twitter. Unduly restricting the ability of Nigerians to report, gather and disseminate opinions and information has no place in a democ...
Kalimuendo: RC Lens confirm departure of PSG forward
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Kalimuendo: RC Lens confirm departure of PSG forward

After completing a loan move to the Stade Bollaert-Delelis, the French forward of Congolese descent has left the Blood and Gold RC Lens have confirmed the departure of Arnaud Kalimuendo after completing his loan move to Stade Bollaert-Delelis. The Ligue 1 outfit announced this on their social media handle: ‘Thank you Arnaud Kalimuendo,’ the Instagram post read. After impressing at Paris Saint-Germain’s youth side, the France youth international of Congolese background was handed his first professional contract on July 8, 2019.
USMNT defender McKenzie targeted by ‘disgusting’ racial abuse after Nations League final
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USMNT defender McKenzie targeted by ‘disgusting’ racial abuse after Nations League final

The center back took to social media to reveal that he had been a victim of online attacks after the U.S. topped Mexico in the finale U.S. men's national team defender Mark McKenzie revealed that he has been subjected to racial abuse following Sunday's CONCACAF Nations League final. McKenzie misplaced a pass in the opening moments of the USMNT's eventual 3-2 victory, handing Mexico the lead in just the second minute. And, in the wake of that mistake, McKenzie has been targeted by racial abuse on social media, despite the USMNT's trophy-winning triumph.

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