Thursday, October 28

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Ike Onyema claims he was cancelled by Big Brother Naija organisers and explains why
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Ike Onyema claims he was cancelled by Big Brother Naija organisers and explains why

Ike Onyema is of the opinion that he's been cancelled by the organisers of Big Brother Naija and he explained why this is so. The reality star who was dating fellow housemate Mercy, winner of Big Brother Naija season 4, claims Africa Magic cancelled him because he "refused to kiss ass". He then expressed fears that he might be "back to the streets" if his fans don't support his latest venture. See below.
Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial rules that prosecutors cannot refer to the people he killed during protest against police brutality as “victims,”
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Judge in Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial rules that prosecutors cannot refer to the people he killed during protest against police brutality as “victims,”

A judge has ruled that the three men Kyle Rittenhouse shot during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin can be labeled rioters, looters or arsonists and not victims if the teenager's defense team has evidence to support the characterizations. In a proceeding about the ground rules for the upcoming trial, prosecutors and defense lawyers debated whether certain language, witnesses or evidence would be allowed. The decision was among the ground rules Kenosha County Judge Bruce E. Schroeder set Monday for the trial, which is expected to begin Nov. 1. "The word 'victim' is a loaded, loaded word. And I think 'alleged victim' is a cousin to it," Judge Bruce Schroeder said on Monday, asking prosecutors to instead use the terms "complaining witness" or "decedent" to refer to th...
Cristiano Ronaldo apportions blames for Man Utd’s 5-0 defeat to Liverpool
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Cristiano Ronaldo apportions blames for Man Utd’s 5-0 defeat to Liverpool

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has blamed himself and his teammates following their Premier League 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday evening. Ronaldo also admitted that the result against Liverpool was not what Man United wanted, adding that it is now up to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to deliver going forward. The Portugal captain was unable to help Man United as Liverpool thrashed the Red Devils at Old Trafford following a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah and a goal each from Naby Keita and Diogo Jota. Reacting, Ronaldo, in a post via his Instagram account after the game, wrote, “Sometimes the result is not the one we fight for. Sometimes the score is not the one we want. “And this is on us, only on us, because there’s no one else to blame. “Our fans were, once...
Gunmen attack Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo, set prisoners free
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Gunmen attack Abolongo correctional facility in Oyo, set prisoners free

Armed men have attacked one of the facilities of the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) in Oyo State. Abolongo correctional facility was attacked by the gunmen at about 10pm on Friday, October 22. It was gathered that the gunmen set all the prisoners at the facility free during the attack. They allegedly used grenades to gain access and set prisoners free. The attack left the facility in disarray with warders scampering for safety. Other security agencies have been mobilised to support men and women of the Nigerian Correctional Service in tracking down the fleeing gunmen and rearresting the prisoners.
A President from North-East will end insurgency – Governor Fintiri
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A President from North-East will end insurgency – Governor Fintiri

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state has said electing a President from the North East will bring an end to the insurgency being witnessed in different parts of the country. The governor said this when he spoke at the 2021 North East Star Magazine awards on Thursday. Represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Maxwell Gidado, Governor Fintiri opined that insurgency in the North East would end within the first term of the Presidency of any candidate of North Eastern extraction. According to him, former chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, did his best in trying to bring the insurgency to the end but his effort only resulted in modest gains because the counter-insurgency efforts did not get the 100 per cent support required from the presidency. “The Boko Haram insurgency ...
US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked
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US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked

For the first time, Surgeons in US have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ worked normally. The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York City involved use of a pig whose genes had been altered so that its tissues no longer contained a molecule known to trigger an almost immediate rejection, according to the Reuters news agency which reported on the news on Tuesday. The recipient was a brain-dead patient with signs of kidney dysfunction whose family consented to the experiment before she was due to be taken off life support, researchers told the Reuters news agency. For three days, the new kidney was attached to her blood vessels and maintained outside her body, giving researchers access to it. ...
Serie A: Osimhen reacts as his goal sends Napoli top of table
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Serie A: Osimhen reacts as his goal sends Napoli top of table

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has reacted after his goal saw his Italian side beat Torino 1-0 on Sunday. Osimhen netted the crucial goal with 10 minutes left, rising highest to head in a deflected clearance. The victory is Luciano Spalletti side’s eight consecutive win in Serie A. It was also Osimhen’s fifth goal in seven games played in the league and eighth in nine appearances in all competitions. ”Unbelievable atmosphere, thank you for your support, we keep going like this @sscnapoli,” Osimhen tweeted after the game. Sunday’s win saw Napoli overtake AC Milan to go top in the league table
DSS allegedly moves actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja
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DSS allegedly moves actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja

Veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu has been moved to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by the Department of State Services (DSS), The Nation reports. Recall that the actor was first arrested by the Nigerian Army on October 7, 2021, around Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra State, for adorning a Biafra outfit while distributing bread and other items to the poor. The army had accused him of soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra which has been accused of several acts of terrorism. He was subsequently handed over to the DSS for investigation and prosecution. A relative of the actor who spoke on the recent development said attempts to see him in Abuja were rebuffed by the DSS. “We heard that the idea is to move him away from the South-East. We have made efforts t...
IPOB Regalia: Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu re-arrested by DSS after his release by Nigerian Army
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IPOB Regalia: Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu re-arrested by DSS after his release by Nigerian Army

The Actors Guild of Nigeria has confirmed that Nollywood veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu, has been re-arrested by men of the Department of State Services. AGN President, Emeka Rollas, disclosed this in a telephone chat with Punch on Friday night. According to him, the actor was arrested by the secret police shortly after he was released by the Nigerian Army on Friday afternoon. October 8. Rollas said, “The AGN is aware that the DSS has picked up Chiwetalu Agu after the Nigerian Army arrested him. “We are currently working on securing his release.” The veteran actor was first arrested at Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra state, on Thursday, October 7, by the Nigerian Army for wearing an outfit made with the Biafran flag. He was accused of soliciting support for the proscribed ...
You have a right to stand for what you believe in – Filmmaker, Ernest Obi reacts to Chiwetalu Agu’s arrest by soldiers for wearing an outfit made with the Biafran flag
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You have a right to stand for what you believe in – Filmmaker, Ernest Obi reacts to Chiwetalu Agu’s arrest by soldiers for wearing an outfit made with the Biafran flag

Nollywood filmmaker and actor, Ernest Obi has reacted after the arrest of veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu by Nigerian soldiers for wearing an outfit made with the Biafran flag. The veteran actor was arrested at Upper Iweka in Onitsha, Anambra state yesterday October 7, with the Nigerian Army later releasing a statement, where it was confirmed that he was picked up for allegedly soliciting support for the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Reacting on Instagram, Ernest declared his support for his senior colleague, while insisting that the veteran actor as the 'right to stand for what he believes in. He wrote: High Chief CHIWETALU AGU. I stand with You And Your Right To Have A Right To Stand For What You Believe In. I Asked. Were You Armed? Were You Leading A MOB? A...
NeNe Leakes responds to ‘Gentlemen’ sliding into her DMs after husband Gregg Leakes’ death
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NeNe Leakes responds to ‘Gentlemen’ sliding into her DMs after husband Gregg Leakes’ death

NeNe Leakes has sent a special message to everyone including the gentlemen that have been sliding into her DMs following the death of her husband, Gregg Leakes. The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum, 53, and mother of two, took to Instagram to thank her fans for their support in the weeks after husband Gregg Leakes' death. 'Thank you to everybody,' she said in the now-expired video clip. 'All the gentleman that have been in my DMs, thank y'all too.' 'I'm just over here doing me right now, but hey! I love reading the messages. They are inspiring to say the least. Thank you,' she added. NeNe lost her husband to colon cancer September 1. He was 66-years-old. After his death, NeNe opened up to PEOPLE about the special moments she shared with her husband before he took his fina...
“I don’t know why he put on Biafra regalia” – Actors Guild president, Emeka Rollas reacts to arrest of Chiwetalu Agu
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“I don’t know why he put on Biafra regalia” – Actors Guild president, Emeka Rollas reacts to arrest of Chiwetalu Agu

The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, has reacted to the arrest of veteran Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu by the Nigerian Army on Thursday, October 7. Chiwetalu Agu was arrested by the Nigerian Army at Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra state for putting on Biafra regalia, though the Nigerian army alleged that he was soliciting support for the proscribed IPOB. He was reportedly taken to 82 Division Enugu with the Army saying his regalia was an act of incitement towards a proscribed group. Emeka Rollas, president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has now reacted to his arrest, knocking the actor for wearing the Biafra insignia especially given the security situation in the South East. He said that the Guild is doing everything possible to ensure Chiwetalu Agu ...
He was soliciting support for proscribed IPOB – Nigerian Army speaks on arrest of veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu
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He was soliciting support for proscribed IPOB – Nigerian Army speaks on arrest of veteran actor Chiwetalu Agu

The Nigerian Army has released an official statement on the arrest of veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu. According to the statement released by Onyema Nwachukwu, Director Army Public Relations, Agu was picked up in Anambra state for allegedly soliciting support for IPOB members. Read the statement below ''Troops of Nigerian Army(NA) have arrested one Chiwetalu Agu while inciting members of the public and soliciting for support for the proscribed Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Dressed in a very well known attire of the proscribed group, Chiwetalu Agu was picked up for questioning while inciting members of the public to join the proscribed group. Though he attempted puting up some resistance when troops made effort to take him into custody, he was not assaulted or subjected to bruta...
I am a mess sometimes, uncertain and undecided but you fix me and make me better – Rapper Illbliss celebrates wife on her birthday
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I am a mess sometimes, uncertain and undecided but you fix me and make me better – Rapper Illbliss celebrates wife on her birthday

Rapper Illbliss is celebrating his wife, Munachimso on her birthday today. Illbliss who shared beautiful photos of his family on Instagram, expressed his love and gratitude to his wife, who according to him fixes and makes him better. He added that while the world sees his success, they don't know how much advise, support, belief and prayers she gave to make it all happen. The rapper wrote; My Queen is a Year + today. Happy Birthday from Paapa and our adorable munchkins We are Sooooo Blessed to have you in our lives. With every year we love you and appreciate You more and more. I DON'T Know what to write about you I Love You to the moon, the Stars and the planets... then back to Earth. The world keeps seeing my wins and success. They don't know how much advise, support, ...
Seyi Shay, Tiwa Savage reconcile
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Seyi Shay, Tiwa Savage reconcile

Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay seem to have settled their differences. Tiwa Savage made this known as she shared a post Seyi Shay made about her hit song ‘Somebody’s Son’ on her Instagram page. Tagging Seyi Shay with a laughing smiley, Tiwa Savage wrote: “Thanks to everyone that came out to support, love you all.” Recall that Tiwa and Seyi Shay were involved in a fight at a Lagos salon, which went viral some months ago. Seyi Shay had walked up to Tiwa to exchange pleasantries, a move that did not go well with Tiwa at the Salon. According to the mother of one, she had not forgotten what Seyi and Victoria Kimani did to her in the past. Recall that Seyi Shay and Victoria in 2019 released their covers of Kizz Daniel’s hit song, ‘F**k You’, ...
BBNaija: Saga, Nini will date, have kids after reality show – Pere
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BBNaija: Saga, Nini will date, have kids after reality show – Pere

Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Pere has said that he is certain Saga and Nini will be a couple after the reality show. Pere said this during a conversation with other housemates at the salon on Sunday. He further noted that they will get married, have a house and their own kids. “I strongly believe that Saga and Nini will have a proper relationship after the show. I know she keeps saying she has a boyfriend but then I see them becoming an item after this show. “They will also have a house and kids together,” he said. In response, other housemates who were in support of him chorused “amen.” However, Liquorose who didn’t seem to be in support raised concerns over what they expect should happen to her current boyfriend. “All of you saying amen I wonder what you w...
“Old gist… The breeze has finally blown” James Brown writes after Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, made fresh allegations about the crossdresser
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“Old gist… The breeze has finally blown” James Brown writes after Bobrisky’s former PA, Oye, made fresh allegations about the crossdresser

James Brown has thrown shade after Bobrisky's former PA, Oye Kyme, went online to make some allegations about Bobrisky. Oye revealed intimate details about Bobrisky's life form her time working as his PA,  though she didn't provide proof to back her claims. One of the claims she made is that Bobrisky and Mompha dated. She also alleged that Bobriksy gossips about everybody. James Brown, who used to be a fan of Bobrisky's before they fell out, reacted, insinuating that Oye's allegations about Bobrisky are "old gist". He added that "breeze has finally blown". James Brown went on to declare support for Oye and said he hopes she heals. Mompha has vehemently denied the allegation, which Oye made. He added that he will sue Oye.
Chelsea Defender, Alonso to Stop taking the Knee before matches
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Chelsea Defender, Alonso to Stop taking the Knee before matches

Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso, has confirmed he will no longer take a knee before matches. According to the Spaniard, the anti-racism gesture is “losing strength”. Alonso says he will instead point to the ‘No Room for Racism’ badge on his sleeve. “I am fully against racism and I’m against every type of discrimination, and I just prefer to put my finger to the badge where it says no to racism, like they do in some other sports and football in other countries,” Alonso said. Following the resumption of Premier League football after a COVID-19 enforced break last year, players, officials and staff have been taking a knee before kick-off to show support for the movement for racial equality. When asked whether or not his decision to stop taking the knee had anyth...
Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing at 42 as he looks to become Philippines president
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Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing at 42 as he looks to become Philippines president

Manny Pacquiao has confirmed his retirement from boxing as he bids to become the new President of the Philippines in 2022. Last Sunday, the former eight-weight world champion - who is already a senator in his homeland - announced his intention to run for the presidency. The 42-year-old said: “I boldly accept the challenge of running as PRESIDENT of the Philippines. “We need progress. We need to win against poverty. We need government to serve our people with integrity, compassion and transparency. “The time is now. I am ready to rise to the challenge of leadership.” When asked about his fighting days, he told Toni Talks: “My boxing career? "My boxing career is already over. “It’s done because I’ve been in boxing for a long time and my family says that it is enough....
No Nigerian music award has given me one award” Black Face talks being blacklisted by the music industry/media, beef with Tuface, and his failed marriage
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No Nigerian music award has given me one award” Black Face talks being blacklisted by the music industry/media, beef with Tuface, and his failed marriage

Black Face has granted an interview to talk about the lack of support he has received from the media and the music industry. He revealed during an interview with Chude Jidonwo that he has never received one single award from any Nigerian music award organiser. He also addressed the claim that he's jealous of Tuface Idibia, his former Plantashun Boiz group member. Black Face said that right from when they were growing up, Tuface was everyone's favourite. He added that people are bound to have issues with each other but having issues with someone doesn't mean you are jealous of them. He also spoke about his relationship status. He revealed he was married and the union produced two kids but they are now separated and the kids are with their mother. He disclosed that he has ...
Rick Ross finally addresses claim of dating Diamond Platnumz’ baby mama, Hamisa Mobetto
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Rick Ross finally addresses claim of dating Diamond Platnumz’ baby mama, Hamisa Mobetto

American rapper, Rick Ross has finally addressed rumour of dating Diamond Platnumz' baby mama, Hamisa Mobetto. Speaking in an interview with Lil Ommy, Rick Ross disclosed that he is close to Ms Mobetto but will leave explanation of the nature of their relationship to her. He also said he is ready to support Ms Mobetto to accomplish all her dreams because she is a good entrepreneur. Ross said; “I have to be honest, there is a connection, how much you wanna me to tell you about it? "I'm gonna leave that to her…but she is such a beautiful person, beautiful spirit and she is a huge entrepreneur and I want to help her take it to the next level because she is doing a great job and I'm proud of her. "There are a couple of other things but all in all I just wanna see her win” ...
Police arrest four men under the Terrorism Act over the murder of journalist, Lyra Mckee
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Police arrest four men under the Terrorism Act over the murder of journalist, Lyra Mckee

Detectives investigating the death of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry have arrested four men. Ms McKee was shot dead by dissident republicans in Londonderry in April 2019 as she observed rioting in the Creggan area of the city. The extremist group that styles itself the New IRA was responsible for the killing. The men - aged 19, 20, 21 and 33 - were arrested in the Derry area this morning under the Terrorism Act. They have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Musgrave Police Station in Belfast for interview. Police Service of Northern Ireland Detective Superintendent Jason Murphy said: 'These arrests are the culmination of a detailed two-year investigation into Lyra's murder and the events which preceded it. 'The local community have supported the Police Serv...
#BBNaija: Jackie B breaks down in tears after being surprised by her mother and son following her eviction from the Big Brother house
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#BBNaija: Jackie B breaks down in tears after being surprised by her mother and son following her eviction from the Big Brother house

It was quite an emotional moment for Jackie B after being surprised by her son Nathan and her mother, Senator Grace Bent following her eviction from the Big Brother house. The reality show star knelt down and cried as she hugged her son who she said was strong. Jackie B's mother, Senator Bent was also seen praying for her as they hugged, and telling her that she kept her integrity while in the house. The video was shared on Jackie B's Instagram page with the caption; Today was such a roller coaster of emotions, from seeing all the love and support out here!! to Jackie B getting the best surprise ever from Nathan and her mum Jackie B's heart is full of gratitude and she can’t wait to meet her Jaguars real soon
Barcelona has ‘inferiority complex’ around Real Madrid – LaLiga President, Tebas
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Barcelona has ‘inferiority complex’ around Real Madrid – LaLiga President, Tebas

LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has claimed the Barcelona board has an “inferiority complex” around Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. Tebas described the two clubs’ alliance in opposing the CVC investment deal as a “psychological kidnapping.” His comments were published in Sport on Sunday. Tebas has consistently kicked against Real Madrid and Barcelona’s support for a proposed European Super League, calling it “a joke”. He blamed Madrid and Barca’s rejection of the €2.7 billion investment deal with CVC Capital Partners on the Super League row. Tebas said: “I have the feeling that at Barca there’s a ‘psychological kidnapping’ regarding Florentino, like an inferiority complex. “Florentino is a very intelligent guy and Jose Angel Sanchez, his director-general, is the...
No more amnesty for bandits – Governor Matawalle
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No more amnesty for bandits – Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state has said that the amnesty offer for bandits have been taken off the table as they rejected it before now. Matawalle who spoke in Gusau, Zamfara state capital said bandits are now seeking for dialogue following the ongoing offensive carried out by the military in the state. The Governor appealed to residents to be patient and support new security measures put in place to flush out bandits and their collaborators to restore peace in the state, and also warned politicians against giving any form of support to bandits to perpetuate their evil acts. Matawalle said; “My administration will no longer grant amnesty to bandits as they have failed to embrace the peace initiative earlier extended to them."
British teenager Emma Raducanu, 18, becomes the first qualifier in history to reach a Grand Slam final
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British teenager Emma Raducanu, 18, becomes the first qualifier in history to reach a Grand Slam final

British teenage tennis sensation Emma Raducanu has made history after winning her US Open semi-final in straight sets to secure a place in her first major final and a cheque for a minimum of $1.25million (£900,000). She is the first British woman to reach the US Open final since Virginia Wade in 1968, and the youngest Slam finalist since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004. She is also the first British woman to reach a Grand Slam final in 44 years. The 18-year-old from Kent defeated seventeenth seed Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4 in just 84 minutes on Friday morning September 10, to book a place in the final clash. Raducanu said on court after her victory: 'Honestly the time here in New York has gone so fast. I've just been taking care of each day and three weeks later I'm in fina...
Taking your personal problems to the internet is the craziest thing ever – Peruzzi
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Taking your personal problems to the internet is the craziest thing ever – Peruzzi

Singer Peruzzi says taking a personal problem to social media is the craziest thing people can do. According to him, 50 percent of those who read it will laugh at you, 10 percent who will support you will don't really care. He gave a list of avenues people can air their grievances through and not social media. Read his post as shared on his Instastories below..
Ahmed Musa gives Super Eagles’ teammates N5m after Cape Verde win
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Ahmed Musa gives Super Eagles’ teammates N5m after Cape Verde win

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has promised his teammates the sum of N5million to share. Musa was due to receive N10million after his supposed 100th cap for the national team, after playing in the 2-1 win over Cape Verde. In rewarding the milestone, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick disclosed the federation will begin to reward every player who reaches the centurion mark. Immediately after Pinnick’s comment, Musa gave out half of his reward to his teammates as he thanked them for their support. “I really appreciate the gift, Mr. President and on behalf of my family, I will say thank you very much to everyone and for the coach, I really appreciate what you’ve been doing for me. You have made me who I am today and I thank you very much. “And ...
Chrissy Teigen celebrates 50 days of sobriety, says it’s her ‘longest streak yet’ without alcohol
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Chrissy Teigen celebrates 50 days of sobriety, says it’s her ‘longest streak yet’ without alcohol

Model and TV personality, Chrissy Teigen has announced she’s been sober for 50 days. Teigen who has had issues with alcohol for a while which was exacerbated last November after she lost her baby, said she decided to give up drinking on her birthday last year. The mother of two admitted that she doesn’t know if she’ll ‘never drink again,’ but confessed that drinking ‘no longer serves her in any way’. Teigen wrote; Today is my 50 day sobriety streak! it should be nearly a year but I had a few (wine) hiccups in the road. this is my longest streak yet! I still dunno if I’ll never drink again but I do know it no longer serves me in ANY way. I don’t get more fun, I don’t dance, I don’t get relaxed. I get sick, fall asleep and wake up sick, having ...
IPC president declares Tokyo Paralympics closed
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IPC president declares Tokyo Paralympics closed

Tokyo bid a colourful farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay. International Paralympic Committee chief Andrew Parsons declared the Games closed on a cool night in the Olympic Stadium, saying they had “not just been historic, they’ve been fantastic”. It was a Games like no other, postponed a year because of the pandemic and dogged by difficulties and low public support in the build-up. But the action did not disappoint when it got underway, with a record 86 teams winning medals and 62 claiming at least one gold. Parsons said the Games had “opened the door”, and it was “time for us all to play our part to break down the barriers”. “During our carnival of sport, we have...
Our marriage was one plaqued with lots of issues which led to a paternity test that revealed our first son isn’t mine – OAP Nedu says as denies ex-wife’s domestic abuse allegation
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Our marriage was one plaqued with lots of issues which led to a paternity test that revealed our first son isn’t mine – OAP Nedu says as denies ex-wife’s domestic abuse allegation

Media personality, Nedu has reacted to his ex-wife, Uzoamaka Ohiri's allegation of domestic violence. LIB reported earlier that the couple got married in 2013, but their marriage crashed in 2018 after they had three kids. Few hours after Annie Idibia called out her husband, 2face, on Instagram, Uzoamaka took to same platform to call out Nedu for an alleged domestic violence while they were married. She also accused him of battering her few weeks after she had a caesarean operation. Reacting to this, the media personality stated that he does not support or encourage any form of domestic violence whether targeted at a woman or man. Nedu who maintained that "he has never been one to physically violate any body including his ex-wife", noted that their marriage was plagued with ...
Twitter allows Star Users make money From Subscriptions
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Twitter allows Star Users make money From Subscriptions

Twitter's long-promised "Super Follows" feature that lets creators sell subscriptions for access to special content, was launched on Wednesday September 1. The feature, first revealed in February, will allow users to subscribe to accounts they like for a monthly subscription fee in exchange for exclusive content. For creators, Super Follows are another useful tool in the emerging patchwork of monetization options across social platforms. The aim of the new feature is to make the social media platform become the preferred online venue for clickable stars and to boost Twitter's income in ways that don't clutter the platform up with ads or promotions. Eligible accounts can set the price for Super Follow subscriptions, with the option of charging $2.99, $4.99 or $9.99 per month, p...
If a man says he doesn’t want a child, don’t have the baby – Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl tells women
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If a man says he doesn’t want a child, don’t have the baby – Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl tells women

Burna Boy’s alleged ex-lover, Jo Pearl has told women to stop having babies for men who don't want it. The singer’s alleged ex-girlfriend who stated that she does not agree with men not looking after their children, further averred that women who go ahead to have babies when their partners are against it, should bear cross and not demand for monthly child support or visitation. Stating that sometimes women are to be blamed for deadbeat fathers, Jo Pearl also averred that women have a choice and deadbeat fathers should be questioned on if they wanted the baby or if it was just sex. She also disclosed that she won’t be having a baby for anyone who is not committed to her, love her, doesn’t want a child and has no intentions of settling down with her. ...
#BBNaija: This is clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman – Former BBNaija star, Thelma reacts to video of Boma and Tega making out
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#BBNaija: This is clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman – Former BBNaija star, Thelma reacts to video of Boma and Tega making out

Former Big Brother Naija star, Thelma has reacted to a video of new housemates of the reality show, Tega and Boma making out. Thelma whose Instagram post was addressed to married female housemate, Tega, described her make out session with Boma as 'clout and arrant nonsense for a married woman'. Maintaining that Tega's husband was justifying his wife's action by saying that he cheated on her too, she stated that the display is totally wrong. She added that unless Tega has made up her mind to leave her home for an "overnight celebrity", then the sensual moment should be left for those single in the house. Thelma also expressed hope of the housemate's marriage being intact as she doesn't support a broken home. The former BBNaija star wrote; First of all, this is CLOUT and arr...
“I don’t want to die in Silence” Rapper Vic O cries out as he says he’s Bankrupt
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“I don’t want to die in Silence” Rapper Vic O cries out as he says he’s Bankrupt

Rapper, Vic O, has come out publicly to solicit financial assistance. In a video shared on his Instagram page this afternoon, Vic O said he doesn't want to 'die in silence,' hence he seeking for help. ''I don't want to die in silent. So anyhow u can support me u won't regret. Send me dm and if you're truly a fan of me. anyhow u feel like it will really be helpful.''he wrote Watch the video he shared below...
Police Rescue abducted student of Kwara State University
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Police Rescue abducted student of Kwara State University

Khadijat Isiaq, the abducted 300-level Mass Communication student of Kwara State University (KWASU) has been rescued by the police. Six suspects linked to the abduction of Khadijat were also arrested by the policemen. The command’s spokesman, Okasanmi Ajayi confirmed that the student who was abducted on Sunday August 22 at Okoru village, near Malete at about 9pm, has been rescued. Ajayi said;   “I am happy to inform the general public of the successful search and rescue operation conducted in liberating the abducted 300L Mass Communication female student of Kwara State University by name Isiaq Kadijat. “The command wishes to acknowledge the support of the Inspector General of police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, the local hunters, vigil...
Arsenal board take decision on sacking Arteta after 2-0 defeat to Chelsea
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Arsenal board take decision on sacking Arteta after 2-0 defeat to Chelsea

Arsenal’s board will continue to support manager Mikel Arteta, despite the team’s poor start to the 2021/2022 season, the UK Mirror reports. The Gunners were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea on Sunday in their first Premier League game at the Emirates this campaign. After the game, angry supporters surrounded Arteta’s car and called on him to leave. Arteta is favourite with the bookies as next manager to be sacked, but Arsenal are still supporting him by trying to do business in the transfer window. The club want to bring in a new right back on the shopping list, with Hector Bellerin keen to leave. Lucas Torreira is a target for Fiorentina while Sead Kolasinac is set to leave and Crystal Palace are interested in Eddie Nketiah. Arsenal have spent close to £140...
All-Stars hail Ekiti United FC for making super league
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All-Stars hail Ekiti United FC for making super league

The leadership of the All-Stars International, Ekiti State has praised players and technical crew of the Ekiti United FC for qualifying for the super league However, the leadership of the club under its president, Dr. Sola Afolayan urged the players not to relent or rest on its oars. In a statement in Ado Ekiti, Afolayan advised that the target of the players and the technical crew should be the Nigeria Premier league which he said was achievable if they sustain the current zeal and commitment. He said the mentors of the All-Stars team are happy over the success recorded with a promise to continue to support them towards achieving the main goal. While appreciating the government of Dr. Kayode Fayemi for the financial and moral support for the team, Dr Afolayan c...
Gunmen kill two Methodist Church pastors in Benue
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Gunmen kill two Methodist Church pastors in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday, tasked security operatives to arrest those responsible for the killing of two pastors in Ochoro community in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State. The two pastors identified as Moses Ijoko and Emmanuel Aleje, with the Methodist Church, Ochoro, were shot dead by assailants while on their way to the hospital on Tuesday, August 17. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Terver Akase, in a statement on Sunday, August 22, said that Ortom condemned the murder of the pastors and described the incident as unacceptable. He urged the Chairman of Konshisha Local Government and other stakeholders in the area to ensure that the killers and their sponsors are apprehended to face justice. The Governor warned those jeopardizing the State Governmen...
2023 election: Buhari and Tinubu’s Pact is not binding on APC members – Yahaya Bello
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2023 election: Buhari and Tinubu’s Pact is not binding on APC members – Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has said that the alleged pact for former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu to succeed President Buhari is not binding on All Progressives Congress members. Bello who said this in an interview with Daily Trust, stated that the  APC is guided by a constitution which every member and even intending members ought to read and understand. He added that Nigeria is not a banana republic which a committee of one or two persons will see as a personal estate or property. Bello said;   Senator Tinubu is one of our leaders and I respect him so much. He has played a very significant role in Nigeria’s democracy and has built a lot of people. He has paid his dues, and with all respect, as a son to him, my simple advice is that it is time for hi...
Modakeke/Ife crisis: Osun govt calls for calm
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Modakeke/Ife crisis: Osun govt calls for calm

Osun State Government, on Friday, allayed fears of a possible resurgence of the Ife/Modakeke crisis. The state government also appealed to the people of the areas not to allow criminal elements to seize any situation to unleash mayhem on the people. The government said it has ordered immediate deployment of armed policemen with support from the army in the trouble areas to forestall possible breakdown of law and order. The State Information Commissioner, Funke Egbemode, said these in a statement on Friday evening after a meeting of government officials with heads of security agencies. “Mr. Governor personally spoke to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and the Ogunsua of Modakeke, Oba Moses Oyediran Oladejo and they both assured him of thei...
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Mikel Arteta reveals what his players need
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Arsenal vs Chelsea: Mikel Arteta reveals what his players need

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has revealed what his players need ahead of their Premier League clash with Chelsea on Sunday evening. Arteta said that Arsenal players need support from the club’s fans ahead of the Chelsea match at Emirates Stadium following their Premier League defeat to Brentford last weekend. The Spaniard saw his team get beaten 2-0 in their Premier League opener against Brentford last Friday. Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Arteta said, “In moments when there is certain negativity around the place, you need your fans and your supporters more than ever. “They have always been with the team and I have no doubt that on Sunday, they are going to be right behind the team. If there is one thing that the team needs, it is exactly that. “If they really...
Top four Arsenal players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Chelsea clash
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Top four Arsenal players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of Chelsea clash

Arsenal have confirmed that four senior team players, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazete, Willian and Alex Runarsson have all tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Premier League encounter with Chelsea on Sunday. The club said that for this reason, Aubameyang and Lacazette missed out on their first game of the season, against Brentford last Friday. Mikel Arteta’s side were beaten 2-0 by the newly-promoted side in their first match of the Premier League season and had to do so without the two forwards. The club have now confirmed that their top stars were prevented by COVID-19 and both Willians and Runarsson have also tested positive. The Gunners are now hoping that Aubameyang and Willian return for the clash against Chelsea while Lacazette and Runarsson have ...
Naomi Osaka donates her Prize Money to Haiti Relief Activities after the Earthquake
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Naomi Osaka donates her Prize Money to Haiti Relief Activities after the Earthquake

Tennis star, Naomi Osaka has pledged her support to the people of Haiti after the country was struck by a massive earthquake. The 7.2 magnitude quake hit the country on Saturday morning, leaving more than 300 dead and 1,800 injured. The world number two, who was born in Japan to a Haitian father announced on Twitter that she plans to donate all of her winnings from next week’s Cincinnati Open to the Haiti relief effort. “Really hurts to see all the devastation that’s going on in Haiti,” she said. “I feel like we can’t catch a break. I’m about to play a tournament this week and I’ll give all the prize money to relief efforts for Haiti. I know our ancestors' blood is strong –– we’ll keep rising.”   Naomi is the second-seeded in Cincinnati Open. For possible pri...
2023 election: The President will not support any aspirant until a Candidate of the party emerges – Adesina
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2023 election: The President will not support any aspirant until a Candidate of the party emerges – Adesina

Presidential aide, Femi Adesina has said that his principal will not support aspirant ahead of the 2023 election until a candidate of his party, All Progressives Congress emerges. Adesina who was responding to reports on if Buhari’s recent visit to Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the APC had a link to the 2023 election in an interview on Channels Television, noted that Buhari still has almost two years more in office and starting to support someone now will just be like jumping the gun. He also recounted how the President stopped people from campaigning for him before the 2019 election began. The presidential aide reiterated that Buhari's visit to Tinubu was "all about goodwill and best wishes". Adesina said;   “That meeting actually happened, but it is all about goodwill...
Nigeria at low risk of having a Marburg virus outbreak – NCDC
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Nigeria at low risk of having a Marburg virus outbreak – NCDC

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has said that the country is at low risk of having a Marburg virus outbreak. This is coming after report of Guinea being the first West African country to record a case of highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever and in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola. Chikwe in an interview on Channels Television, said the agency is working with the West Africa health organisation and Africa’s Centre for Disease Control to provide the needed support to combat the deadly virus. He said;   “We are very aware and it tells us that we have to always be on our guard here. We set up a risk analysis team yesterday, evaluated the risk for Nigeria. It is low at the moment. “...
FG receives 177,600 doses of J&J Covid-19 Vaccine
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FG receives 177,600 doses of J&J Covid-19 Vaccine

The Nigerian government on Thursday August 12, received 177,600 doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The single-shot J&J vaccine was acquired through the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), with support from Afrexim bank. Africa Centre for Disease Control also revealed that the vaccines were partly manufactured in Africa.
“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with
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“Fela knew I’d say no” Onyeka Onwenu addresses getting a marriage proposal from Fela Kuti and all the powerful men she’s been rumoured to have slept with

Onyeka Onwenu, an award-winning singer, actress and author, granted an interview where she opened up about her life, marriage, children, and suffering depression. During the interview with Chude Jidonwo, Onyeka Onwenu spoke about her marriage to her ex-husband that produced two sons. She also spoke about suffering abuse and getting out of the abusive situation. She went on to address the rumours of all the powerful men she was alleged to have slept with, including the allegation that former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo got married to her secretly. Chude said during the interview: "There's a long list of people you're alleged to have slept with. Onyeka Onwenu replied: "Absolutely. " Chude then goes on to name some of the people, saying: "Sony Okosun, Fela --" ...
Olympics: Nigeria’s Bello Clinches third in Women’s Canoe heat to reach quarter-final
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Olympics: Nigeria’s Bello Clinches third in Women’s Canoe heat to reach quarter-final

Nigeria’s Ayomide Bello finished third in the Heat 3 of the Women’s Canoe Single 200m. However, she missed out on an automatic semi-finals spot. She qualifies for the quarter-finals with a time of 47.539. In 2019 while competing in Bhopal India, Ayomide Bello made history becoming the first Nigerian to win a GOLD medal at an International Sailing championships. She then secured qualification for #Tokyo2020 winning the C1 200m event at the African Olympic qualifiers in Morocco. Bello’s journey to the top has been bumpy. She dropped out of Wesley Girls Secondary School Yaba, after the death of her father and started fishing with her mother to support the family. She was also a hairdresser, hopefully being an Olympian now will change all that. Bello, who hails fro...

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