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Cote d’Ivoire and Crystal Palace star Zaha reveals inspiration
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Cote d’Ivoire and Crystal Palace star Zaha reveals inspiration

The 28-year-old disclosed that he looks up to his kids as they help him scale new heights Cote d’Ivoire and Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has admitted taking inspiration from his kids. Following his inability to tie down a regular place at Manchester United under Alex Fergusson, the 28-year-old was loaned twice to Crystal Palace and then made the move permanent when he signed a five-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee on February 2, 2015. Since then, he has been a constant figure in the Palace squad with his impressive performances earning him the club’s Player of the Year prize on three occasions. Zaha, who is known for her audacious displays of skill and finishing, accentuated the importance of family to his professional career – claiming his kids inspire hi...
All You Need To Know About Postpartum Depression
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All You Need To Know About Postpartum Depression

What Is Postpartum Depression? Postpartum depression (PPD) is a complex mix of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that happen in some women after giving birth. According to the DSM-5, a manual used to diagnose mental disorders, PPD is a form of major depression that begins within 4 weeks after delivery. The diagnosis of postpartum depression is based not only on the length of time between delivery and onset but on the severity of the depression. Postpartum depression is linked to chemical, social, and psychological changes that happen when having a baby. The term describes a range of physical and emotional changes that many new mothers experience. PPD can be treated with medication and counseling. The chemical changes involve a rapid drop in hormones after delivery. The a...
Sheffield United star Oli McBurnie allegedly attacked a man and smashed his phone on the ground
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Sheffield United star Oli McBurnie allegedly attacked a man and smashed his phone on the ground

  Sheffield United are investigating a shocking video on social media that appears to show their striker Oli McBurnie attacking a man and smashing his phone on the ground. The footage starts with someone calling out 'Oli McBurnie', before the man that is allegedly the Scotland international approaches and the phone falls to the ground while it is still recording. McBurnie then appears to be seen stamping on the phone, and attacking the man as the footage shows him repeatedly kneeing and punching the person who initially called his name out. While the fight continues out of shot, a voice is then heard telling other people in the group to 'take your boy away now.' 'Officials at Sheffield United are aware of the video circulating on social media and are currently investiga...
Di Canio refuses to apologise for Mourinho ‘worst of the worst’ comments
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Di Canio refuses to apologise for Mourinho ‘worst of the worst’ comments

Former Serie A star Paolo Di Canio, now working as a pundit for Italian television, has refused to apologise for comments made in a leaked WhatsApp audio sent to a friend in which he referred to Jose Mourinho as the “worst of the worst”. Mourinho was recently appointed as Roma's new head coach, marking a swift return to the dugout after being sacked by Tottenham on April 19th following a string of poor results and bringing an end to his time in London after 17 months. In the wake of his appointment, Di Canio had been exchanging voice messages with a Giallorossi-supporting friend known only as “Cra”, and the 52-year-old was damning in his assessment of the Portuguese being hired by the Italian capital club.
Nameless and Wahu to star in their own reality series, “This Love” on Showmax
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Nameless and Wahu to star in their own reality series, “This Love” on Showmax

Nameless and Wahu, Kenya’s most admired celebrity couple, are coming to our screens in a new docu-reality series, This Love, which is set to premiere on Showmax on 24 May 2021. Married for fifteen years, the power couple is respected by many for their dedication to their marriage and family life, which they have managed to keep out of the public eye over the years. Until now. For the first time ever, they are opening up their lives to the audience with This Love, a 13-part docu-reality series that will highlight their timeless love, colourful lives, and legendary history, as well as the lessons they have picked up along the way. This Love will also follow Nameless and Wahu as they work on their first-ever joint album, a project which they announced at the beginning of April 20...
Ancelotti gives reasons for ‘fantastic’ Iwobi’s struggles at Everton
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Ancelotti gives reasons for ‘fantastic’ Iwobi’s struggles at Everton

The Super Eagles star was a late inclusion in the Toffees’ line-up on Saturday following an injury to James Rodriguez during the warm-up Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has stated Alex Iwobi’s struggles at the club this season have been a result of the team’s fault and mistakes. The Nigeria international has struggled for consistency in Ancelotti's team in this campaign but on Saturday, he was drafted in as a replacement for injured James Rodriguez in the starting XI. Iwobi played for 76 minutes in Everton's 2-1 home loss to Aston Villa and he could not add to his tally of a goal and two assists after 28 appearances in the English top-flight so far.
Former Arsenal and Cote d’Ivoire ace Eboue reveals Ghana property in response to poverty tag
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Former Arsenal and Cote d’Ivoire ace Eboue reveals Ghana property in response to poverty tag

Former Arsenal and Cote d'Ivoire star Emmanuel Eboue has laughed off talk of being led into poverty after his divorce, adding that he owns properties in multiple places including Ghana. In 2017, the former defender was involved in a legal battle with ex-wife Aurelie, where he found himself on the losing side and ultimately had to give up some of his assets. He was later quoted by Sunday Mirror, where he described himself as poor and homeless, a publication which made major headlines.
‘I’m no gospel artist and I don’t wish to be’ — Kelly Khumalo hits back at criticism
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‘I’m no gospel artist and I don’t wish to be’ — Kelly Khumalo hits back at criticism

South African singer, Kelly Khumalo has hit back at gospel fans who have criticised the star and her relationship with Christianity. In a lengthy Instagram post, the star took aim at the “Judge Judys” or gatekeepers of the gospel genre. “Those of you who call yourselves Christians, stop! Because you don’t even know what you go to church for. ‘Our God, Our God’, Gha! Sies! The very same God you’re talking about is the one that blesses me on a daily basis because he knows exactly who I am. I don’t try and put up a front,” said Kelly. She went on to remind fans that she wasn’t a gospel artist and asked haters to do her a favour by hitting that unfollow button. “I’m no gospel artist and I don’t wish to be. I’m perfect as I am. If you have a problem as a fan it is very simple, f...
Comparison With N’Golo Kante Irritates me – Ndidi
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Comparison With N’Golo Kante Irritates me – Ndidi

  Leicester City midfield powerhouse, Wilfred Ndidi, has said that comparisons with Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante “irritates” him. The Super Eagles star has become one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League since he moved from Genk over four years ago. Ndidi signed for Leicester City five months after Kante left for Chelsea in July 2016. “The comparison used to irritate me, but it’s football. I completely understand the fans because they love to find something to talk about. “Even before I arrived at Leicester, I heard it. I only wanted to be Wilfred Ndidi and not someone else. “I focus on myself, I am always critical of myself. I do my best to improve as a footballer game by game and give my best for my club. “The comparison with others, about who i...
Champions League: What Guardiola Said about Haaland after Man City Defeated Dortmund
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Champions League: What Guardiola Said about Haaland after Man City Defeated Dortmund

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has insisted that Borussia Dortmund star, Erling Haaland, was almost unstoppable during both sides’ Champions League quarter-final second-leg tie in Germany. Guardiola explained that Haaland is a top-class player, adding that the Norway international will be stronger in the future. Phil Foden’s strike against Dortmund secured a place in the Champions League semi-finals for the first time under Guardiola’s leadership. Riyad Mahrez had equalised from the spot as Man City shrugged off Jude Bellingham’s early opener to beat Dortmund 4-2 on aggregate. The Premier League leaders will now face Paris Saint-Germain in the semi-final. “I would say this player [Haaland] is almost unstoppable, and the best way to defend against these talented ...
World Cup qualifier: Roy Keane Names Outstanding, Fantastic Player in England Squad
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World Cup qualifier: Roy Keane Names Outstanding, Fantastic Player in England Squad

  Former Manchester United star, Roy Keane has identified Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount as an ‘outstanding player’ in the England squad. The former England international also branded as ‘idiots’ those who doubt the Chelsea midfielder. Mount extended his excellent form at club level to his national team during the international break with England and now looks to have cemented his place in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the European Championship this summer. And the former Manchester United captain Keane believes Mount is now an integral part of the England set up. “Well that is pretty important, that your manager likes you,” Keane told ITV. “Doesn’t matter what people outside the game think, there are a lot of idiots out there. “Ultimately, I think the players...
The best thing you can do for your unborn kids is to make them have dual citizenship — BBNaija star, Cindy Okafor
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The best thing you can do for your unborn kids is to make them have dual citizenship — BBNaija star, Cindy Okafor

Big Brother Naija star, Cindy Okafor has advised that Nigerian parents give birth to their children abroad to enable them secure dual citizenship for their kids. In a post on Instagram, the reality star describes it as the "best thing" Nigerian parents can do for their unborn kids. She wrote: " The best thing you can do for your unborn kids, is give them dual citizenship...9ja and another developed country, e no easy but try put am for prayer point."
Brewery Named Biggest Taxpayer In Kaduna, Despite Sharia
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Brewery Named Biggest Taxpayer In Kaduna, Despite Sharia

The Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) has been recognised as the biggest taxpayer in Kaduna, bagging the Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) 2020 Highest Taxpayer, Pay-As-You-Earn Award. The company engages in the brewing and marketing of Lager beer, Stout and non-alcoholic malt drinks. The company’s product range includes Star, Gulder, Legend Extra Stout, Maltina and Malta. Adjudged as the political capital of Northern Nigeria, Kaduna is one of the 12 northern states to have adopted the Shari’a Law which prohibits the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages. There have been many instances of destruction of alcoholic beverages in states such as Kano, Bauchi and Jigawa where Shari’a Law is practiced, to the chagrin of citizens who wonder why states who share from revenu...
Big Brother Naija star, Alex hilariously forces co-reality show star Prince Enwerem to like her photo on Instagram after it popped up and he scrolled past it
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Big Brother Naija star, Alex hilariously forces co-reality show star Prince Enwerem to like her photo on Instagram after it popped up and he scrolled past it

Big Brother Naija star, Alex has been spotted in videos she shared on her Instastory hilariously forcing co-reality show star, Prince Enwerem to like her photo on Instagram after it popped up and he scrolled past it. According to Alex, she was standing next to Prince when the photos popped up but he scrolled past it. She was seen in the video forcing him to like and comment on the photos thereafter. Watch the video below;
Pirlo Opens up on Ronaldo’s Future at Juventus
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Pirlo Opens up on Ronaldo’s Future at Juventus

  Juventus boss, Andrea Pirlo has opened up on Cristiano Ronaldo’s future in Turin. The Bianconeri manager said that the former Real Madrid star will remain with the Italian giants and honour the final year of his current contract. Pirlo remains optimistic Ronaldo will be at Juventus next season despite speculation linking the 5 times ballon d’Or winner with a return to Real Madrid “We aren’t thinking about it, he has one year left in his contract and we are happy he can continue playing for us,” Pirlo told reporters when asked about the Portuguese future. “We are focused on this season and we want to conclude it best way possible. “He’s having a great season and last year he had a truly great campaign.”
This will be Ronaldo’s last season in Turin’ – Schillaci predicts Juventus exit amid Real Madrid return talk
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This will be Ronaldo’s last season in Turin’ – Schillaci predicts Juventus exit amid Real Madrid return talk

The former Bianconeri striker can see the Portuguese star moving on this summer, and admits “he won’t take long to find a new club” Cristiano Ronaldo “won’t take long to find a new club” and the 2020-21 campaign “will be his last season in Turin” says Toto Schillaci, who thinks criticism of the Juventus superstar on the back of another Champions League exit has been “over the top”. A last-16 defeat to Porto for Andrea Pirlo’s side has seen questions asked of the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, who moved to Italy from Real Madrid in the summer of 2018. Schillaci considers Ronaldo to remain “the best forward in the world” despite now being 36 years of age, but concedes he may be about to open himself up to another new challenge as he approaches the final 12 months of his current dea...
Cardi B reacts to Mercy Eke channeling her looks
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Cardi B reacts to Mercy Eke channeling her looks

A Mercy Eke fan page had tweeted at Cardi B with side-by-side photos of the BBN star and the rapper looking so much alike. In the photo, Mercy channeled Cardi B, down to the pink hair and pink tank top. The handler of the fan page tweeted; "Congrats @iamcardib on another record breaking! keep killing it as always. Love from a Nigerian lookalike (@real_mercyeke) fan & a lover of you." And Cardi B responded. She wrote; "Wow lookin sexy."
BBNaija’s Nina Gets a Range Rover Gift from her Husband
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BBNaija’s Nina Gets a Range Rover Gift from her Husband

Big Brother Naija star, Nina has excitedly shared a photo of the new car gift she got from her husband. The reality show star who got a Range Rover gift from her husband Tony, wrote; It’s good when you follow your dreams And even better when you drive your dreams ... Thanks Hubby for my new baby  
Cristiano Ronaldo, Girlfriend, Georgina Heartbroken as Car Runs Over Pepe
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Cristiano Ronaldo, Girlfriend, Georgina Heartbroken as Car Runs Over Pepe

  Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez are left heartbroken after their £2,600 cat, Pepe, was left close to death after being hit by a car. The Sphynx pet was run over after escaping Ronaldo’s luxury home in Turin, Italy the former Real Madrid star shared with Georgina, a supermodel. Georgina, who shared the news on social media, revealed that the scary-looking Pepe has been sent to Spain for recovery after time in intensive care. Georgina, 27, flew Pepe on Ronaldo’s private jet to Madrid to continue its rehabilitation. Pepe was named after Cristiano Ronaldo’s Brazilian-born Portugal and ex-Real Madrid teammate currently lacing his boots for FC Porto. The bald puss became part of Ronaldo and Georgina’s family just over two years ago and has en...
If Charges Against Hushpuppi for laundering money for North Koreans stick, I’ll be with grandkids before he gets out – BBNaija’s Leo Dasilva
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If Charges Against Hushpuppi for laundering money for North Koreans stick, I’ll be with grandkids before he gets out – BBNaija’s Leo Dasilva

Big Brother Naija star, Leo Dasilva has reacted to report of Hushpuppi being charged with laundering money for North Koreans. LIB reported earlier that in a statement released by the US Justice Department on Wednesday February 17, it was alleged that Hushpuppi took part in a “North Korean-perpetrated cyber-enabled heist from a Maltese bank in February 2019.” In a July statement, the Justice Department referred to the attack as “a $14.7 million cyber-heist from a foreign financial institution.” His name was linked to the North Korean conspiracy, when federal prosecutors unsealed a charge against Ghaleb Alaumary, 37, of Ontario, Canada. Alaumary plead guilty to charges related to his role as a money launderer for the North Korean group. The Justice Department connected Hushpuppi to...
Michael B Jordan Buys Girlfriend Lori Harvey Stocks in Hermès as Valentine’s day gift
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Michael B Jordan Buys Girlfriend Lori Harvey Stocks in Hermès as Valentine’s day gift

Black Panther star, Micheal B.Jordan has proven once again why he’s the sexiest man alive. First, the American actor rented out an entire aquarium, where he spent his first Valentine's Day with new girlfriend, model Lori Harvey. The couple enjoyed a romantic private dinner on the far end of the underwater tunnel inside the aquarium. The 24-year-old daughter of TV host Steve Harvey, 64, also revealed her man bought her stocks in Hermes, describing the extravagant gift as "The best gift ever. Sharing a snap of the certificate from Hermes International, Lori wrote: 'The best gift ever...Baby bought me stock in Hermes.'
BBNaija’s Alex Celebrates 25th Birthday with Stunning Photos
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BBNaija’s Alex Celebrates 25th Birthday with Stunning Photos

Big Brother Naija star, Alex Asogwa, better known as 'Alex Unusual' is celebrating her 25th birthday today February 15, and she has released stunning photos of herself to mark her special day. On turning 25, the 2018 Brother Naija's 3rd Runner-Up wrote: "He calls me Grace , he calls me blessing. I’m 25 today. Happy birthday to me." See full photos below.
Didier Drogba’s son, Isaac, signs for Italian fourth division club
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Didier Drogba’s son, Isaac, signs for Italian fourth division club

Isaac Drogba, son of former Chelsea football star, Didier Drogba, has signed for Italian division four team Folgore Caratese.   The son of the former Ivory Coast footballer, previously had spells in the Chelsea academy and also with the B team of French club Guingamp.     Isaac Drogba, born 15th December 2000 in Paris, joins the team from the North of Italy on a permanent deal, the official statement from the club reads.   The senior Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 games during two spells at Chelsea he scored 164 goals in 381 games, and won every club trophy as a player at Chelsea.
Asisat Oshoala named best African Woman player of the decade
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Asisat Oshoala named best African Woman player of the decade

  International Federation of Football History and Statistics has named Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, the best African Woman player of the decade. The Barcelona forward was crowned as the best female footballer from the continent between the years 2011 to 2020.
UEFA Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar
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UEFA Celebrates Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar

UEFA, on Friday, congratulated Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, on his 36th birthday. The Europe top-football governing body also celebrated Paris Saint-Germain star, Neymar, as the Brazilian clocks 29 years today. UEFA took to their official Twitter account to post a compiled video of Ronaldo and Neymar in actions for their past and present clubs respectively in a separate tweet. “Most goals in history (134),” UEFA wrote on Twitter alongside the video clip. “Most goals in a season (17). “Most goals in knockout stages (67). “Only player to score in 3 finals. “Only player to score in 11 straight games. “Happy 36th birthday, five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo!.” On Neymar, UEFA, also tweeted alongside the video clip: “Neymar is 29 today! “Brazil Brazil’s all-time ...
“Babe I’m too ghetto to keep quiet every time I’m disrespected” – Pearl Thusi
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“Babe I’m too ghetto to keep quiet every time I’m disrespected” – Pearl Thusi

South African Media personality, Pearl Thusi says that when hate is thrown her way, there's a 100% chance that she will hit back and she's unapologetic about that. The Queen Sono star is a pot-stirrer of note: From the colourism debate to her spicy insults for her haters, Pearl always has tongues wagging on the TL. This week, the star went on a rant when labelled a “transphobic sympathiser”, after discussions about the LGBTQI+ community popped up online thanks to popular YouTuber MacG's transphobic comments. `Pearl said the criticism comes from a place of hate, urging the public to stop labelling her at any given chance. “Transphobe sympathiser ... me?!? Anyone who think that shot about me is a joke. Rather just say you hate me and leave it there - stop trying to label me s...
Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood
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Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has compared Edinson Cavani to Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood following the Red Devils’ Premier League 2-1 victory over Fulham on Wednesday night. Pogba believes Martial, Rashford and Greenwood don’t have the same quality as Cavani after the Uruguay striker scored in Man United’s win against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Cavani capitalised on an error from Alphonse Areola to equalize, before Pogba grabbed all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with a brilliant left-foot finish from outside the box. “Everybody knows that Edi [Cavani] is a top-class striker and there are a few strikers like this in the world, and we had the chance to have one,” Pogba told MUTV after the game. “We know the hardest goals are those go...
‘They never use skin colour to discredit men when comparing them’ – Pearl Thusi
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‘They never use skin colour to discredit men when comparing them’ – Pearl Thusi

Queen Sono star Pearl Thusi has hit back at women being pitted against each other due to their skin colour. Though Pearl isn't new to being vocal in the colourism debate, this week the star seems to have finally shared an opinion that doesn't have her catching heat. It all started after a user in a now-deleted tweet asked the internet to choose their favourite actress, a list which included Emmy-nominated star Thuso Mbedu. However, Twitter didn't take too kindly to the list of comparisons. Many criticised the list for pitting women against each other and colourism, with Thuso trending on Twitter because of her defenders. Pearl weighed in on the matter. Taking to her TL, the media personality hit back at the list, saying that men aren't put under the scrutiny as women are wh...
Mauricio Pochettino Wants To Make Manchester City Star His First PSG Signing
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Mauricio Pochettino Wants To Make Manchester City Star His First PSG Signing

  Mauricio Pochettino reportedly wants to make a Manchester City superstar his first major signing as Paris Saint-Germain manager. City's record all-time goalscorer, Sergio Aguero, is entering the last six months of his contract. That means he is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a European club now, ahead of a free transfer in the summer. Extension talks are apparently ongoing between the 32-year-old and his club. But nothing is settled and, according to football agent Bruno Satin (as reported in The Sun), Pochettino is desperate to take his fellow Argentine to PSG. A strikeforce containing Neymar, Kyllian Mbappe and Aguero would certainly be among the most terrifying in Europe. The Ligue 1 champions already have an Argentine goalscorer in Mauro Icardi, but he...
Orlando Pride And Brazil Star Marta Announces She Will Marry Teammate Toni Deion
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Orlando Pride And Brazil Star Marta Announces She Will Marry Teammate Toni Deion

  Orlando Pride and Brazil star Marta Vieira da Silva has announced her engagement to teammate Toni Deion Pressley after the pair fell in love at the club. The 34-year-old, a six-time World Player of the Year winner regarded by many as the greatest female footballer of all time, posted the news to her 2.3 million Instagram followers this week alongside several pictures of the happy couple. She wrote: "This is another chapter of the story that we are writing together." The pair are believed to have met at Florida-based Orlando Pride in 2017 and according to NewsChain, the pair made their relationship public two years later. Those reports suggest a date for the wedding has not been confirmed as of yet, but the big day is not expected until after the 2021 National Women'...
Erica Nlewedim named one of 100 most influential people in Nigeria
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Erica Nlewedim named one of 100 most influential people in Nigeria

Big Brother Naija Lockdown star, Erica Nlewedim has been named one of the 100 most influential people in Nigeria. The recognition came from the Top Charts Nigeria in its December 2020, Volume 01, Issue 01 publication. Taking to social media, Erica shared the cover page of the publication with her face on it on her InstaStory.
Ronaldo scores 750th career goal in Juventus’ Champions League victory over Dynamo Kiev
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Ronaldo scores 750th career goal in Juventus’ Champions League victory over Dynamo Kiev

The Portuguese star reached a personal milestone as he fired his team's second goal of the game on Wednesday Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal on Wednesday, while netting his 75th Juventus strike in the process. The milestone goal came in Juve's Champions League group stage clash with Dynamo Kiev, with Ronaldo giving the Italian giants a 2-0 lead. Ronaldo's finish came in the 57th minute, with the Portuguese star tapping into a wide-open net after an Alvaro Morata shot was pushed out in his direction.
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Maradona’s surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star’s death

  Diego Maradona's surgeon responded to the launch of an investigation for involuntary manslaughter by saying he did "everything he could, up to the impossible" for an "unmanageable" patient. Earlier in the day prosecutors in San Isidro, near Buenos Aires, said they were investigating Leopoldo Luque while Argentine television showed police raiding the doctor's surgery and home. A statement from the prosecutors' office later said they had begun analysing material gathered and clarified that "no decisions have been made at the moment regarding the procedural situation of any person." The probe was triggered by concerns raised by Maradona's daughters Dalma, Gianinna and Jana over the treatment he received for his heart condition at his home in Tigre, north of Buenos Aires, ju...
Javier Mascherano retires aged 36
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Javier Mascherano retires aged 36

Former Liverpool and Barcelona star Javier Mascherano has announced his retirement from football after a glittering 17-year career. The 36-year-old dad-of-three revealed his decision on Sunday after his current side, top-flight Argentinian team Estudiantes de la Plata, continued their poor start to the season. A spell with West Ham introduced the anchor man to European football although his switch became embroiled in the Hammers' third-party ownership saga that cost the club a £5.5million fine. He moved to Liverpool in early 2007 and went on to make 139 appearances and become a star of the side under Rafa Benitez, before signing for Barcelona three seasons later. At the Camp Nou, Mascherano quickly settled to become an integral part of Pep Guardiola's imperious side. A d...
Rashford ‘overwhelmed with pride’ as UK government agrees to new child food poverty plan
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Rashford ‘overwhelmed with pride’ as UK government agrees to new child food poverty plan

  The Manchester United star appears to have forced another change of Downing Street policy over the provision of help to disadvantaged youngsters   Marcus Rashford says he has been left "overwhelmed with pride" after his latest campaigning prompted the UK government to propose a new plan to combat child food poverty. The striker spoke with prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday after Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win at Everton, to discuss help for underprivileged families in the winter months. Rashford has been leading a campaign to have the government's free school meals scheme extended over the holidays to help struggling families, particularly those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the latest UK lockdown measures.
‘He’s not supposed to score all the goals’ – Coman backs Man Utd star Pogba & makes Thiago comparison
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‘He’s not supposed to score all the goals’ – Coman backs Man Utd star Pogba & makes Thiago comparison

The Bayern Munich man feels the France star is unfairly criticised and highlights his former team-mate as an example Kingsley Coman believes criticism of Paul Pogba at Manchester United is not justified, as he feels his France team-mate is there to provide balance rather than score all the goals. Pogba returned to Manchester from Juventus to widespread fanfare in the summer of 2016, with the Frenchman tipped to lead United back to the summit of the Premier League. There have been moments of brilliance and games where he has looked world class, but he has also struggled on occasions and last season he was beset by injuries.
17-Year-Old Eduardo Camavinga Scores Insane Overhead Kick In First Start For France
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17-Year-Old Eduardo Camavinga Scores Insane Overhead Kick In First Start For France

Eduardo Camavinga wasted no time in making an instant impact on his first start for France after scoring a sensational overhead kick against Ukraine. The 17-year-old midfielder made his debut for France last month when he replaced N'Golo Kante in the second half of his side's 4-2 win against Croatia in the Nations League. And now Didier Deschamps handed the highly rated Camavinga his first start for France in their clash with Ukraine at the Stade de France. During the opening 10 minutes of the match, Olivier Giroud managed to connect with a cross and brought the ball down for an onrushing Camavinga. The Rennes star still had his work cut out for him as he managed to connect with a superb overhead kick to loft the ball over a Ukraine player on the line. According to OptaJ...
Idris Elba talks US racism as ‘Concrete Cowboy’ rides into Toronto
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Idris Elba talks US racism as ‘Concrete Cowboy’ rides into Toronto

Its biggest star is British, and its director is white. But Concrete Cowboy, a critically acclaimed new film about at-risk black youths and horse owners in urban Philadelphia, offers a poignant message at a time of mass anti-racism protests in the United States, Idris Elba said Sunday. The film follows a young black man (Caleb McLaughlin of Stranger Things) who returns to an impoverished Philadelphia ghetto. He must choose between a life of crime and the close-knit horse-rearing community of his estranged father (Elba.) "It was incredibly important to us... that we tell this story of the fork in the road that you can take as a young man in this country," Elba told the Toronto film festival, when asked about US anti-black police violence in an online talk. "America didn't ch...
Nigerian pornstar, Kingtblakhoc reportedly arrested for using Ifa worshippers’ item to shoot a porn movie
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Nigerian pornstar, Kingtblakhoc reportedly arrested for using Ifa worshippers’ item to shoot a porn movie

Popular porn star, Kingtblakhoc has reportedly been arrested for using a bead for Ifa worshippers, to shoot a porn movie.   A friend who pleaded for help via Kingtblakhoc's Snapchat account said the porn star is being detained at Ataoja police station in Osogbo, Osun state capital. It was also revealed that an infamous herbalist identified as Elebubon is behind the arrest.   Here is the post below;  
Lupita Nyong’o finally pens tear-jerking tribute to fallen co-star Chadwick Boseman
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Lupita Nyong’o finally pens tear-jerking tribute to fallen co-star Chadwick Boseman

Lupita Nyong’o was on the receiving end soon after fellow co-star, Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death engulfed the world. But what many did not know was she was wise enough, taking her time to let her heart and entire being speak with sincerity and now, letting public a long tear-jerking statement about the deceased. With a sweet photo of the two during one of their good times, Lupita penned; I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. I am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn’t make sense. When we came together to make Black Panther, I remember being struck by his quiet, powerful presence. I noticed that Chadwick never seemed rushed! He commanded his time with ease… His large h...
AKA Thanks Fan For Having His Back
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AKA Thanks Fan For Having His Back

South African musician, AKA, is the latest star to be dragged into the Economic Freedom Fighter’s protest action, which saw them lambasting Clicks for a recent advert. The rapper, who has nothing to do with the protest, was called out for not speaking out about the issue of systemic racism in the country, seeing as though he is vocal about other issues which are said to be close to his heart. The Twitter thread that stood out to the rapper was when trolls were accusing him of disregarding black South Africans, despite identifying as one previously. He was also accused of playing up the ‘coloured-race-card’ recently, causing for followers to believe that he has theoretically altered his ethnicity. AKA tweeted, “Some days like today I’m Black enough to speak out about issues. Other da...
John Kani On Not Being Able To Attend Chadwick Boseman’s Funeral
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John Kani On Not Being Able To Attend Chadwick Boseman’s Funeral

Veteran actor John Kani, has expressed how he feels on not being able to attend Chadwick Boseman's funeral with actress Connie Chiume. Read More: Zahara Dragged For Allegedly Saying Chadwick Was Her Dream Husband John Kani who starred alongside Chad on Black Panther said he won't be able to to attend his funeral with Connie, due to the lockdown restrictions on international travels. He said his son Atandwa Kani who is in the Big Apple will represent them all. "What a pity that Connie and I will not be able to attend Chadwick Boseman’s funeral because of lockdown international boarders. I am sure that Atandwa who is in New York now will represent us all." he wrote on Twitter. Chadwick's death has been described as a major blow in the industry as he was an incredibly talented...
Gonzalo Higuain Set To Be The Next Star To Join David Beckham’s Inter Miami
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Gonzalo Higuain Set To Be The Next Star To Join David Beckham’s Inter Miami

Gonzalo Higuain is expected to be the latest marquee signing to join David Beckham's Inter Miami, with reports claiming the player has already reached an agreement. The news comes from Argentina with Tyc Sports' Cesar Luis Merlo reporting that the deal between the American club and player is for two and a half years, until the end of the 2020 season. Tyc also claim that the Juventus striker turned down offers to remain in Serie A and to move to the Premier League in order to join Beckham's side. The report says that the only thing left to do is to agree a deal with Juventus, although the Old Lady may be willing to let him leave for nothing. That's exactly the situation Beckham's team found themselves in earlier this summer when the Italian champions allowed World Cup winner B...
#BBNaija star Diane Russet set to drop movie series
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#BBNaija star Diane Russet set to drop movie series

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Diane Russet, has disclosed her new movie project stating that it would be a web series, as against the short versions she’s been producing. The reality TV star has quite a number of short movies to her credit, including ‘Storm’ which is still getting encouraging reviews from fans who want longer versions. New project is a series!!! Y’all said the short films are quite short well I’m bringing to you a series soon .’ Russet said on her page.   View this post on Instagram   Thank you all for your Reviews/Comment on the movie STORM! Lol 😂 you guys asking for Part 2 😂😂😂🙌🏽. I will post more reviews, thank you for watching, tag a friend to see this movie 💋🤗 Thank you to my ...
Paul Pogba tests positive for coronavirus
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Paul Pogba tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus. The 27-year-old had been named in France's squad for their upcoming Nations League matches next month but has been replaced in the squad by Eduardo Camavinga following his positive test result. Pogba had remained in England during his time off and was pictured enjoying a night out at the swanky Cipriani Restaurant in London on Saturday night with his heavily pregnant wife Maria Zulay Salaues and friends. Tottenham midfielder and Pogba's compatriot Tanguy Ndombele has also been removed from Didier Deschamps' squad after being diagnosed with virus. The £89m United man will now have to spend 14 days in self-isolation, meaning he will miss the start of the club's pre-season preparations next Wednesday while...

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