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I Didn’t Resign – Imo Deputy Governor says
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I Didn’t Resign – Imo Deputy Governor says

Deputy Governor of Imo state, Prof. Placid Njoku has denied claims of resigning from his position. In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary Ozioma Ukwuoma, Njoku insisted that there is no iota of truth in the claim which he says is a mere figment of the imagination of those working against the Government and people of Imo state. He enjoined Imo people to disregard such unfounded rumours and continue supporting the peace and development of the State. The statement read; “My attention has been drawn to the fake news circulating in the social media purporting that the Deputy Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Prof Placid Njoku has resigned. “While it remains our practice to ignore such baseless stories, the need to put the truth out to concerned imo citizens ha...
International Community are Funding Secessionists- Governor Ayade
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International Community are Funding Secessionists- Governor Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state has accused foreign countries of funding and supporting agitators for secession in Nigeria. Ayade made the allegation while speaking to state house correspondents after he visited President Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, June 3. According to him, some foreign countries target nations with natural resources and support secessionist agitations because they want to boost their gun trade. “The country is snowballing into a civil strife. We need to come together and support Mr. President to overcome the insurgency which is characterised by external militias who are paid for the purpose. I know very clearly that they have basic interest in our natural resources, especially our tantalite and cobalt-related derivatives, as well as ...
Update: Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba reveals he’s now cancer-free after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5-months ago
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Update: Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba reveals he’s now cancer-free after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 5-months ago

Cardiff City and Ivory Coast defender, Sol Bamba has announced that he is now cancer-free following his battle with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The 36-year-old was diagnosed just before last Christmas but his club made the news public in January. Bamba underwent several rounds of chemotherapy and this month returned to action as a late substitute in Cardiff's home draw with Rotherham on the final day of the Sky Bet Championship season. In a heartfelt message on Twitter, Bamba said: 'Hey everyone, just a quick message to inform you that I'm now cancer-free! It is of course incredibly heart-warming news for my family and I, we are over the moon right now. 'I really want to thank each and everyone that has been supporting me, whether it's been with a comment, a message, a like or wh...
Nancy Pelosi Calls on World Leaders to Boycott China 2022 Olympics
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Nancy Pelosi Calls on World Leaders to Boycott China 2022 Olympics

US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi has slammed China’s human rights violations against the Uighurs and other ethnic minorities, calling for a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, saying that global leaders who attend would lose their moral authority. US legislators have been increasingly vocal about an Olympic boycott or venue change, lashing out at American corporations for supporting China, arguing their silence about what the US State Department has deemed genocide against Uighur and other ethnic minorities in China was abetting the Chinese government. Pelosi, a Democrat, told a bipartisan congressional hearing on the issue on Tuesday, May 18, that heads of state around the world should shun the games, scheduled for February. Pelosi said she was proposing “a diplomat...
NAFDAC Approves Emergency Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID19 vaccine
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NAFDAC Approves Emergency Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID19 vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has granted approval for the emergency use of Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID19 vaccine for Nigerians from 18 years. The Director-General of the agency, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known in a statement released in Abuja today May 18. “After a thorough evaluation, the NAFDAC vaccine committee concluded that the data on the vaccine were robust and met criteria for efficacy, safety and quality. The data also show that the vaccine’s known and potential benefits outweigh its known and potential risks thereby supporting the manufacturer’s recommended use. Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine is the third vaccine recommended in Nigeria for preventing COVID-19. The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is administered as ...
We are no Longer Part of Nigeria. We Won’t have anything to do with Them again – Sunday Igboho Claims South-west Governors are in Support of Yoruba Nation
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We are no Longer Part of Nigeria. We Won’t have anything to do with Them again – Sunday Igboho Claims South-west Governors are in Support of Yoruba Nation

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho has claimed that South West governors and Monarchs are in support of efforts to get an independent Yoruba nation. Speaking in Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Saturday May 15, during a Yoruba Nation rally where participants called for a break away from the country, Igboho claimed that some Southwest governors are interested in breaking away but are scared that their monthly allocation could be denied if they declare open support for an independent Yoruba nation. The activist also alleged that Governor Oyetola was informed that he will be in Osun, and he allowed them to come. He said; “I can’t be cowed or intimidated. They said I would be arrested. Who would dare do that? We are no longer part of Nigeria. We won...
Davido Appreciates Naeto C For Supporting Him When He Was A Newbie
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Davido Appreciates Naeto C For Supporting Him When He Was A Newbie

Davido is celebrating ten years since he burst onto the music scene like a breath of fresh air and took the industry by storm. The Afrobeat specialist and songwriter has duly acknowledged all artistes and other people who contributed, directly and indirectly, to shape him during his formative period. In a new Twitter post, Davido thanked Hiphop artiste, Naeto C for giving him a killer verse on their collabo back in 2011. Davido’s debut single in the music industry, ‘Back When’ which he released a decade ago featured Naeto C. While celebrating his 10th year in the Nigerian entertainment scene, the DMW boss took to his Twitter account to show appreciation to him for agreeing to hit the studios with him. ”Thanks for the verse big bro @NaetoC , all the shows and support, will n...
Baba Ijesha rape saga: Stop playing God. You were also raped 5 times but refused to give up the identities of those behind it – Actor Joseph Faduri tackles Iyabo Ojo
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Baba Ijesha rape saga: Stop playing God. You were also raped 5 times but refused to give up the identities of those behind it – Actor Joseph Faduri tackles Iyabo Ojo

Actor, Joseph Faduri has taken a swipe at Actress Iyabo Ojo who he accused of playing God by going after anyone that has a different opinion from hers in Baba Ijesha’s rape saga. According to Faduri, what Baba Ijesha committed is sexual molestation which is bailable and not rape. The actor also alleged that Iyabo Ojo was raped 5 times but refused to give up the identities of those behind the act even though they are danger to the society. He further questioned why Baba Ijesha's case is different. Faduri who claimed that he is not supporting Baba Ijesha, asked Iyabo Ojo to allow the law take its course. He concluded by saying that the arrested actor deserves a second chance. Watch the video below.............
Rape: You’re not Supposed to be Counted among Women – Actress Ada Ameh Slams Actress Bukky Black for Supporting Baba Ijesha
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Rape: You’re not Supposed to be Counted among Women – Actress Ada Ameh Slams Actress Bukky Black for Supporting Baba Ijesha

Actress Ada Ameh has slammed Actress Bukky Black for supporting Actor Baba Ijesha who was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. LIB reported earlier that Bukky who spoke in Yoruba in a video shared online, placed a curse on people who kick others when they are down. She added that Ijesha who is being accused of a crime he committed 7 years ago without evidence, was set up 7 years later because he got popular in the movie industry. Bukky further said she wants people to look for a solution to the issue on ground and that she doesn't care if she's insulted for airing her opinion. Reacting to this Ada Ameh stated that Bukky is not supposed to be counted among women. Ameh who maintained that entertainers are one in spite of the movie industry they belong to, describe...
Rape allegation: Anyone supporting Baba Ijesha will taste from what he did to that little child – Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday vents
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Rape allegation: Anyone supporting Baba Ijesha will taste from what he did to that little child – Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday vents

The Lagos state police command last week announced Baba Ijesha's arrest for alleged rape. Earlier today April 28, comedienne, Princess, released a video where she disclosed that it was a child left in her care that was defiled by the actor seven years ago. Reacting to Princess's video, Nkechi took to her Instagram page to slam her colleagues and others that have been seemingly showing support for the actor.
Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun signs new long-term deal with Arsenal
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Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun signs new long-term deal with Arsenal

Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun has signed a new long-term deal with Premier League side, Arsenal. His current contract was set to run out this summer but Gunners boss Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu convinced the player to commit his future to the club. The 19-year-old has an impressive record for Arsenal's U23s this season, scoring eight and providing two assists in 16 games. Balogun also made his first-team debut this season, scoring twice in six appearances for the senior side with both goals coming in the Europa League group stage, away at Molde and Dundalk. On the announcement, technical director Edu said: "It's great that Flo (Balogun) will continue to be with us. "He is a very promising young talent and has already shown so much quality in his perfo...
Amputee Hawker Who Went Viral for Selling water despite Disability Transforms into a ‘Beauty Queen’ for 27th Birthday
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Amputee Hawker Who Went Viral for Selling water despite Disability Transforms into a ‘Beauty Queen’ for 27th Birthday

Mary Daniels, the hawker whose story touched hearts and encouraged philanthropists to part with money, was transformed into a rare beauty for her 27th birthday photoshoot. In March, a photo of the hawker standing on one leg with her crutches supporting her on the other side, touched hearts. In days, 14 million Naira was raised for the hardworking woman who wouldn't let her condition hold her back. Then, just last week, the Lagos State Government said it has taken over the welfare of the hawker who is also a single mother. It was also revealed that the state government has provided temporary shelter for her. Now, for her 27th birthday, kind Nigerians gave her a photoshoot,  complete with professional makeup and styling. The result is breathtaking and has people ask...
Woman in her 20s Allegedly Raped by Gang of Men in Manchester park
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Woman in her 20s Allegedly Raped by Gang of Men in Manchester park

Police are hunting for a group of men who allegedly raped a woman in her 20s. Officers were called to a report of the rape of a woman in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester after 12.30 am earlier today, April 20, in what officers have described as a 'random and sickening attack'. Pictures from the scene show a play area in the park has been taped off with heavy police presence around the scene. No arrests have been made, and officers are appealing to anyone with information to get in touch. Chief Inspector Cara Charlesworth, of GMP's City of Manchester South Division, said: 'A truly horrendous incident took place last night and we are supporting the victim at this awful time with our specialist officers. 'At this stage this appears to have been a random and sickening att...
Super League: Klopp Rules Out Stepping Down as Liverpool manager
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Super League: Klopp Rules Out Stepping Down as Liverpool manager

  Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has insisted he will not walk away from his job, despite not supporting the club’s decision to join a proposed European Super League. The Reds are one of the 12 clubs set to launch their own breakaway competition. Klopp and his players were booed by fans ahead of Monday’s Premier League game at Leeds on Monday night. Speaking after the 1-1 draw at Elland Road, Klopp insisted he would remain in charge of Liverpool as long as he was wanted. “I’m here as a football manager. I will do that as long as people let me do that. I heard today that I will resign or whatever. “I feel responsible for the team, responsible for the club and for the relationship we have with our fans. “It’s a very tough time, but I will try to help to sort i...
FG Supporting Private Developers To Provide Electricity – Osinbajo
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FG Supporting Private Developers To Provide Electricity – Osinbajo

The Federal Government is currently supporting private developers to provide electricity through solar energy, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said. He disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja by the Head, Communications and Public Relations, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Olufunke Nwankwo. The NDPHC said Osinbajo spoke at the recent inauguration of the 100,000 Solar Home System in Jangefe community, Kazuare Emirate, Jigawa State. The vice president said government was determined to bring power to un-served communities as part of the Nigerian Economic Sustainability Plan. He was quoted as saying, “The President’s vision around that plan was that rather than have situations where people lose jobs and opportunities, we could take the opportunities of COV...
Meghan Markle Reportedly ‘Ready to Forgive’ Royal Family after Prince Philip’s Death and ‘Wants to put Differences aside’
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Meghan Markle Reportedly ‘Ready to Forgive’ Royal Family after Prince Philip’s Death and ‘Wants to put Differences aside’

Meghan Markle is reportedly "ready to forgive" the Royal Family after the death of Prince Philip and "wants to put their differences aside". According to Buckingham Palace officials, Markle, the Duchess of Sussex was advised not to travel for Philip's funeral due to her pregnancy but there are other claims in British tabloids that she was told to stay home so she "won't be the centre of attention". Meghan Markle and husband Prince Harry announced early last year that they will be leaving Royal duties culminating in a series of events over the past year that reached a crescendo when she had a bombshell interview with Oprah Windrey revealing she was suicidal while serving as a royal in the UK and experienced racism. However, it has been reported that Markle is ready to 'forg...
Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min
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Tottenham vs Man Utd: I’m Really Sorry – Son Heung-min

  Tottenham Hotspur forward, Son Heung-min, has said that he was really sorry for his side’s 3-1 home defeat against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. Son, who scored a goal against Man United, said he felt bad because he really wanted to win the encounter. Man United defeated Jose Mourinho’s side, thanks to goals from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood. The defeat against Arsenal means Tottenham are now six points behind fourth-placed West Ham with seven games remaining. “It’s a really sad afternoon. I am really not bothered about the goal,” Son told Tottenham’s website. “I really wanted to win, especially after the last game [at Newcastle] when I came on, back from injury, we were leading and drew. “I don’t know what to say – I’m reall...
Dambazau and four other top Northern leaders had their hands in recruitment of bandits into the country – OPC hits back at Former Minister of Interior
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Dambazau and four other top Northern leaders had their hands in recruitment of bandits into the country – OPC hits back at Former Minister of Interior

The O’odua Peoples Congress has lampooned former the Chief of Army Staff and immediate past Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (retd) for likening them as well as the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to Boko Haram. OPC in a statement released on Saturday April 10 by its Publicity Secretary Mr Yinka Oguntimehin, said the former Army chief is suffering from ''acute dementia and gradually losing touch with the realities of the moment.'' They also alleged that in 2014 just before the general election, Dambazau and four other top Northern leaders had their hands in the recruitment of bandits into the country. OPC also alleged that when Dambazzau eventually became the minister of Interior under President Muhammadu Buhari, "he requested and pleaded that the Federal ...
Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi calls out Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling; accuses them of supporting the killing of transgender children
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Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi calls out Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling; accuses them of supporting the killing of transgender children

Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi has slammed Chimamanda Adichie, JK Rowling,  and their supporters. Akwaeke, who used to call herself a fan of Chimamanda and is one of the beneficiaries of her writing workshop, took to Twitter to accuse Adichie and Rowling of supporting the killing of transgender children. Born in Umuahia and raised in Abia state, Nigeria, Akwaeke identifies as "they/them" and removed her breasts last year as part of her journey to becoming gender-fluid (read here). Having experienced what it's like to grow up as a transgender in Nigeria, she became a critic of her former benefactor Chimamanda Adichie and JK Rowling because she doesn't agree with the views they've expressed about transgenders. Chimamanda, who has campaigned for LGBTQ rights in Nigeria, faced b...
Those Who Looked Down on me Back Then will Surely be Like ‘had I Known’ – Funke Akindele
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Those Who Looked Down on me Back Then will Surely be Like ‘had I Known’ – Funke Akindele

Actress Funke Akindele has dished out an advice on relationship with people who are yet to find a footing in life. In tweets she shared, Funke Akindele advised against looking down on people as they can "be the next big thing". She also stated that those who looked down on her in the past, will surely be like 'had I known'. The actress also told those who have been looked down on, to keep working like no one is watching, embrace constructive criticism and also use it to their advantage. Akindele tweeted; Don’t look down on anyone!! They will surely be the next big thing!!Those who looked down on me back then will surely be like *had I known*Don’t stop supporting peeps even when some are ungrateful. Just know how & when to draw the line.We are all on earth for a purpose! ...
”You are Stupid and Miserable”- Media Personality, Shade Ladipo Slams Ladies Mocking Chioma Rowland over pictures of Davido with another Woman
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”You are Stupid and Miserable”- Media Personality, Shade Ladipo Slams Ladies Mocking Chioma Rowland over pictures of Davido with another Woman

Media personality has slammed women who are mocking Chioma Rowland over pictures of the singer, Davido with his alleged new girlfriend, American Instagram Model, Mya Yafai. Photos  ofDavido and Mya kissing surfaced online earlier today, March 30. The photos generated a buzz online as it came after the pair were spotted holding hands at St. Marteen and report of her visiting him in Lagos and Ghana between December 2020 and January 2021. It is also at the time when fans are asking questions about the state of Davido's relationship with the mother of one of his children, Chioma Rowland, who he proposed to in 2019. Some online users have been supporting Chioma while others are mocking her. Shade described the women mocking Chioma as losers, haters, and miserable people. ...
Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano
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Pray for Nigeria, leaders – Emir of Kano

  The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado, has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s leadership and peaceful co-existence for nation’s development. The Emir made the call on Friday night at the Tijjaniyya Islamic Religious Movement national prayer for peace and unity in Nigeria held at the Abuja National Mosque. He said all hands must be on deck in order for Nigeria to develop and achieve good results. “I am extremely delighted to be in this town and in this place, the National Mosque Abuja to put our heads together to pray for the unity, peace, harmony and progress of our nation. “We are gathered together here today for the purpose of peace, unity and stability of the country,” he added. The Emir, however, appealed to Nigerians to be patient with thei...
Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sells for Over £2 million
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Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Sells for Over £2 million

Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has sold a digital certificate connected to his first ever tweet for over £2m. The digital certificate was purchased in an auction by Sina Estavi, a Malaysia-based entrepreneur. The tweet, posted by Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006, reads: "just setting up my twttr" Buyer, Mr Estavi said: "This is not just a tweet!" He added that "years later people will realise the true value of this tweet, like the Mona Lisa painting". Jack Dorsey said the funds raised from the sale of his first ever tweet are being donated to a charity supporting the coronavirus response in Africa, minus a 5% processing fee going to the auctioning platform. Mr Estavi said he was glad the money was being donated to charity.
Wife of Bank Manager in Secret Wedding Saga Says her Husband was Bewitched by his Mistress
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Wife of Bank Manager in Secret Wedding Saga Says her Husband was Bewitched by his Mistress

The wife of a Port Harcourt branch manager of a new generation bank has claimed her husband was bewitched by his mistress who he has married secretly. Earlier this year, a video went viral, showing a wife disrupting her husband's secret wedding . Blessing Oko Ikpor, a mother of four, has now told newsmen in Port Harcourt that her husband, Anthony Oko Ikpor, is under a spell cast on him by the mistress. She alleged the mistress deceived him to abandon their 17- year- marriage without any known issues between them. Blessing Oko Ikpor and Anthony Oko Ikpor at their wedding She said the mistress in question is pregnant for her husband. Narrating how the affair between her husband and the mistress started, she said told The Nation: "It all started when the woman ca...
‘Kamala Harris will be Impeached in 2022 if Republicans Take Back the House’ – U.S. Senator, Lindsey Graham Warns
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‘Kamala Harris will be Impeached in 2022 if Republicans Take Back the House’ – U.S. Senator, Lindsey Graham Warns

U.S. Senator and Trump ally, Lindsey Graham has warned that if Republicans take control of the House of Representatives in next year’s mid-term elections, Vice President Kamala Harris could face impeachment for her tweet supporting a bail fund for Black Lives Matter protesters over the summer It's the first time a top senator from the Republican party will be admitting to plans by the Republican party to revenge against Democrats for twice impeaching Donald Trump Speaking in an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” a day after the U.S. Senate acquitted President Trump, the South Carolina Republican said the former president’s impeachment trial, brought forth because of the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riots, “opened Pandora’s Box.” and would make Republicans want to pay back. “If you use t...
29-Year Old Woman Marries Man 51 Years Older Than her and says her Parents ‘Love him’
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29-Year Old Woman Marries Man 51 Years Older Than her and says her Parents ‘Love him’

A woman with a husband 51 years older than her has spoken out to defend their love and says her parents "love" him. Terzel Rasmus, 29, met 80-year-old Wilson Rasmus in 2016 at a local newspaper event and he fell madly in love, despite him having grandchildren the same age as her. The law student says they had a mutual attraction for one another and began dating immediately, with Wilson keen to have a younger wife to look after him in his old age. Terzel says she enjoys the benefits of her husband’s wisdom and life experience. She says he is a “very attentive” lover. Her mother and late father gave their stamp of approval after the relationship began and they were married the following year in a small ceremony, with Wilson’s eldest daughter, 56, as the witness. The couple...
Sounds of Music Star, Christopher Plummer is Dead (Age 91)
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Sounds of Music Star, Christopher Plummer is Dead (Age 91)

Canadian-born actor Christopher Plummer has died at his home in Connecticut. The actor who starred in films including "The Sound of Music'' died on Friday morning, Feb 5, He was 91. His family confirmed the news, saying he died peacefully at home in Connecticut with his wife of 53 years, Elaine Taylor, by his side Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager of 46 years, said: "Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self deprecating humor and the music of words. "He was a national treasure who deeply relished his Canadian roots. Through his art and humanity, he touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will forever be with us." Plummer was best known for ...
Jesus Will Be So Disappointed On Nigerians Supporting Trump Because Of Christianity – Uti Nwachukwu
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Jesus Will Be So Disappointed On Nigerians Supporting Trump Because Of Christianity – Uti Nwachukwu

TV personality, Uti Nwachukwu says Jesus will be disappointed in Nigerians who are in support of US President, Donald Trump, all in the name of Christianity. According to him, Trump clearly perpetuated hate and division and anarchy. Posting via his Twitter handle, he wrote: "I'm so ashamed of the hypocritical brain washed Nigerians supporting Trump all in the name of Christianity! SOMEONE THAT CLEARLY PERPETUATED HATE, DIVISION AND ANARCHY!! This is who u people were holding vigils for? Is this the love Jesus preached? He will be so dissapointed."
United States Not Supporting Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO Candidacy Despite American Citizenship
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United States Not Supporting Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO Candidacy Despite American Citizenship

The United States of America might not be endorsing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy to lead the World Trade Organisation. This comes as a setback for Okonjo-Iweala despite obtaining American citizenship in 2019, thereby becoming a dual citizen of Nigeria and the US. Meanwhile, the European Union has maintained its support for Okonjo-Iweala to become the Director-General of the WTO. Experts now believe that the EU and US, who have historically agreed on decisions like these, may clash. A top official privy to the candidacies race informed SaharaReporters that Okonjo-Iweala’s opponent, Yoo Myung-Hee of South Korea, has the upper hand to receive the backing of the United States. While the backing is yet to be made official, the source affirmed that President of the US, Dona...
BBNaija: ‘That’s Bullshit’- Mercy Eke Says, Reveals Why She’s Not Supporting Any Housemate Yet
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BBNaija: ‘That’s Bullshit’- Mercy Eke Says, Reveals Why She’s Not Supporting Any Housemate Yet

Mercy Eke who won last years Big Brother Naija show has stated that people should stop pestering her to support a contestant in the ongoing show. Many celebrities have declared support for various contestants of the ongoing show. She made this known in a recent live video, where she seemed quite agitated over how people have been bothering her and asking her to pick a favourite. In the video, Mercy Eke told those who it may concern, to leave her alone, and stop pestering her to support a contestant. Mercy went on to say that she’s busy with her life, busy with business and other things and as such, people shouldn’t disturb her with using her time to pick a favourite housemate. According to her, the reality TV show is just a game and people should move on with their lives. ...
Tottenham Appoints new Coach to Work With Jose Mourinho
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Tottenham Appoints new Coach to Work With Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur, on Thursday, announced the appointment of former player, Ledley King, as Jose Mourinho’s new first-team assistant. King will work alongside Mourinho and the rest of the club’s first-team staff. The 39-year-old will also take on the role of supporting academy players looking to make the step up. King played for the North London club for 13 years making 323 appearances. He lifted the League Cup in 2008 before a persistent knee injury forced him to retire in 2012. Mourinho, speaking about King with the club’s official website, said: “I am extremely pleased to be welcoming Ledley into the first team group as we continue our preparations for the new season. “He has a tremendous affinity with this football club and the fans appreciate just how much he ha...
Some APC Governors Are Supporting Me – Obaseki
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Some APC Governors Are Supporting Me – Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are still supporting him despite his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Obaseki announced his defection to the PDP on Thursday following his disqualification from the primary of the APC. The APC panel had cited “defective” certificates as the reason for screening him out of the race. But speaking with reporters after being screened by his new party, the governor the same certificates that the APC rejected were the ones he presented to the PDP screening committee without any issue. “The screening was fair, it was very professionally done. You could see objectivity and I presented all my certificates- my secondary school, higher school, university and my National Yo...
Trolls Dig Out Wizkid’s Tweet Supporting A Rape Joke
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Trolls Dig Out Wizkid’s Tweet Supporting A Rape Joke

As Nigerians express their anger against rapists, an old tweet by singer Wizkid has been dug out to show that he once leaned towards rape. Uwaila Omozuwa and Barakat Bello were found dead after they were raped by unknown men. Omozuwa was raped inside a church and bashed in the head with a fire extinguisher while Bello was found dead inside her house. With Peruzzi and D’banj called out for allegedly rape, trolls started digging on other artistes to see if they are also guilty of uch. Below is a tweet from Wizkid rugged out by trolls.
‘Thanks for always supporting me when I needed it’ – Bobrisky says as he finally shows off his ‘boyfriend’
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‘Thanks for always supporting me when I needed it’ – Bobrisky says as he finally shows off his ‘boyfriend’

Bobrisky has finally unveiled his boyfriend. Taking to Instagram this morning to express his gratitude to his man for always showing him support, the popular crossdresser shared a photo of his boyfriend posing in front of a Bentley while backing the camera and then wrote: 'When your boyfriend is lit. Thanks for always supporting me when I needed it. I’m not tagging him here o because of hungry lion.'
“Don’t Know If Liverpool Are Ready But I’m Backing Them” – Former MLS Star On Atletico Madrid Clash
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“Don’t Know If Liverpool Are Ready But I’m Backing Them” – Former MLS Star On Atletico Madrid Clash

Former MLS midfielder Alejandro Moreno has admitted he is not sure if Liverpool are ready to take on Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, but is supporting the Reds to take care of business in the Champions League. Liverpool came out of a flop in form with a win over Bournemouth at Anfield this weekend, but were pushed by the Cherries and question marks continued about Adrian (goalkeeper), who replaced Alisson. Moreno believes the home win over the Cherries did little to answer the questions that have been raised about the Liverpool team in recent weeks as they could have dropped points against Bournemouth. The former Venezuela international believes Atletico Madrid will be up for the second leg at Anfield and he is not sure that Liverpool are prepared to take on Diego Simeone’s side...
I was Blacklisted From Hollywood After Supporting Donald Trump in 2016 – Actor Antonio Sabato Jr.
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I was Blacklisted From Hollywood After Supporting Donald Trump in 2016 – Actor Antonio Sabato Jr.

Italian-American model and actor, Antonio Sabato Jr., has claimed he has been 'blacklisted' from Hollywood four years after showed his support for Donald Trump. The 48-year-old actor, whose support was highlighted in a speech at the Republican National Convention had to move from California to Florida after supporting Trump. 'I had to sell everything,' Sabato Jr. said in a phone interview with Variety from his new home in Florida 'I had to pay all my debts. I was blacklisted. All my representatives left me, from agents to managers to commercial agents,' he added. 'I literally had to move, find a new job to survive and take care of my kids. It’s been terrible. It’s mind-blowing. It’s a disgrace,' he added. 'It’s tough, because if you’re in that environment in Hollywood an...
BBNaija Star, Diane Releases Stunning Photos To Mark Her 24th Birthday
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BBNaija Star, Diane Releases Stunning Photos To Mark Her 24th Birthday

Diane Yashim, the former Big Brother Naija housemate is a year older today and she has celebrated by sharing some images online. The BBNaija star who boasts of 1 million followers on Instagram, released some amazing images of herself, leaving her fans stunned by them. Captioning one of the photos, she revealed that she is now 24 years old. She wrote: "24!!!! Wow. I have got a lot to be thankful for. God has been so good and merciful. "This time last year, I prayed that my 23 should be amazing and be a breakthrough year for me and God did it, God did came through for me. "Today, I just want to say thank you to God Almighty and to y’all . Thank you for supporting and praying for me always. "Now 24!! More of God, less of me. More wins, more money" ...
Diezani Stole $2.5bn Supported by Generation of Looters and Must be Extradited – EFCC boss Magu Says
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Diezani Stole $2.5bn Supported by Generation of Looters and Must be Extradited – EFCC boss Magu Says

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has insisted that former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani K. Alison-Madueke must be extradited. Magu said Diezani stole a sum of $2.5 billion. He added that she has a generation of looters supporting her actions which is very bad for the country. Speaking at a press conference in Kaduna on Monday, February 17, TheCable cited Magu as saying: "I was in London this year, we did investigation together with the UK team, and anywhere I go I always call for extradition of corrupt Nigerians to return back the money. "This woman has stolen so much, not less than 2.5 billion dollars, but unfortunately she has generation of looters who are supporting her. This is not good. "We are in touch with...
Donald Trump Confirms Al-Qaeda Leader Qassim al-Rimi has been Killed in U.S. Military Operation in Yemen
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Donald Trump Confirms Al-Qaeda Leader Qassim al-Rimi has been Killed in U.S. Military Operation in Yemen

The US military has killed al-Qaeda leader Qassim al-Rimi, the jihadist leader who claimed responsibility for the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida where three American sailors were killed by a Saudi Aviation trainee. According to the US president, Donald Trump, he ordered the killing of al-Rimi during a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen, and even though he didn't elaborate on when the killing was carried out, he said that the U.S and its allies are safer as a result of al-Rimi's death.                 We will continue to protect the American people by tracking down and eliminating terrorists who seek to do us harm,' Trump said in a statement. A $10 million reward for any information leading to al-Rimi's capture was offered last month by the State Depart...
Aisha Buhari Under Fire For Supporting Yahaya Bello’s Second Term Bid (Photos)
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Aisha Buhari Under Fire For Supporting Yahaya Bello’s Second Term Bid (Photos)

First Lady Aisha Buhari has come under attack on social media for supporting the second term bid of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Mrs Buhari was at the All Progressives Congress rally in Lokoja on Thursday alongside party leaders – national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State – and others. She joined in begging Kogi people to forgive Bello for not paying civil servants. Nigerians on Twitter have accused Aisha of hypocrisy, saying she accused Buhari’s government of being hijacked by a cabal which did not have the people’s best interest at heart, yet she was supporting a governor who is owing salaries.
AKA calls out SAA again for not supporting SA music
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AKA calls out SAA again for not supporting SA music

Rapper AKA has once again taken jabs at South African Airways (SAA) for allegedly not supporting local music. AKA is known for speaking his mind, and after noticing a lack of SA music on a flight this week, took to Twitter to label the airline a “disgrace” for not playing South African music to its passengers. AKA wrote, “Dear SAA why do you play anything that is not South African in our planes? You are the flag carrier airline of our country. Furthermore, you are a state-owned entity. Please explain to us why I am listening to Michael Buble as I disembark? Disgraceful!” In another tweet, he added: “You are embarrassing us SAA. When people from overseas land in our country, out of all the great artists from our rich musical history, you play and presumably pay royalties to peopl...
Xenophobia: MI Apologizes For Supporting AKA
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Xenophobia: MI Apologizes For Supporting AKA

Popular Rap Legend, M.I. Abaga has officially apologized to Nigerians and his followers for his tweets that insinuated support of South African Rapper, AKA, who was apparently, insensitive to the plight of Nigerians in the wake of the recent attacks. In his words, MI Abaga tweeted, ‘to everyone I offended yesterday I apologise.. It is always the right time for healing. I hope we can begin to listen to each other and discuss real lasting solutions. I know I will’. I have been insulted and threatened so much. And though a part of me wanted to turn to anger. I know that it was a test for me to lead with love. We have to see past our hurt into our hearts and fight hatred with love. Last, I pray that we will all have someone that will speak the truth on our behalf in spite of the r...
Ekweremadu: Apologise For Supporting IPOB, APC Tells PDP
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Ekweremadu: Apologise For Supporting IPOB, APC Tells PDP

The Governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to offer public apology to Nigerians for supporting the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the past and playing politics with them. Reacting to weekend’s attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany by members of the group, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu described the reaction of the PDP to the attack as hypocritical. Issa-Onilu said the group his under regional identity to perpetuate criminality in the region while receiving the backings of the PDP and its leaders, stressing that the attack on Ekweremadu was an affront on political dignity. The statement reads: “The All Progressives Congress (AP...
Kizz Daniel Denies Supporting Biodun Fatoyinbo, Vows To Sue Vanguard Newspaper
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Kizz Daniel Denies Supporting Biodun Fatoyinbo, Vows To Sue Vanguard Newspaper

Fly Boy INC. boss, Kizz Daniel has denied ever supporting embattled COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo in the ongoing rape scandal. Remember, Timi Dakolo’s wife, Busola Dakolo had voiced out in an interview claiming she was raped as a teenager by the pastor, which caused an outrage amongst Nigerians including the celebrities. News also had it that, Kizz Daniel via his Fly Boy INC. page had slammed those celebrities against the man of God as brainless. The lead act has now released a statement via his official Instagram handle denying the claims and promising to sue anybody or website claiming these. He wrote; “God will punish you both now and in eternity @iamkyno — you and all the people behind you. I’m coming for you with all I’ve got Oga and | swear, you go feel am. My atte...
9th Senate: Why I’m Supporting Lawan – Ifeanyi Ubah
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9th Senate: Why I’m Supporting Lawan – Ifeanyi Ubah

The Young Progressive Party (YPP)’s Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, on Saturday, disclosed that he is not supporting Sen. Ahmad Lawan’s Senate presidential bid for any political gain. Ubah, who will be representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the 9th Senate, gave the clarification while speaking with newsmen shortly after the party’s stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja. Senator Andy Uba (APC), who represented Anambra South in the 8th Senate, his younger brother, Chris Uba (PDP), had filed petitions challenging the outcome of the election at the tribunal. According to the YPP senator-elect, the insinuation that he was backing Lawan in order to secure his election victory at tribunal was untrue. ”From day one, I have always have my position. I have consulted with my party...
Chioma Confirms Pregnancy For Davido, Thanks Her Friends Supporting Her
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Chioma Confirms Pregnancy For Davido, Thanks Her Friends Supporting Her

Chioma in an Insta-story post she shared, confirmed her pregnancy for Davido as she thanked her friends for supporting her thus far. Chioma who confirmed her pregnancy for Davido, sent a shout-out to friends who have stuck with her through weird distant introvert/depression/anxiety/mood swings (which are all pregnancy symptoms). Recall that few days ago, a baby bump video of the superstar's girlfriend went viral on social media.
Why I Am Supporting Gbajabiamila For Speaker House Of Reps – Wike
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Why I Am Supporting Gbajabiamila For Speaker House Of Reps – Wike

 The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, said his support for the emergence of Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) as Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives was “based on capacity, not party lines.‎” Wike stated this when the Gbajabiamila/Wase campaign team, made up of 110 lawmakers, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House in Port Harcourt. The visit was part of the ‎ongoing Gbajabiamila’s South East/South South campaign tour for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, ahead of the inauguration of 9th Assembly. ‎”I don’t support you based on party lines; I support you based on capacity. “When you get there, we must work as a people; party is just a vehicle to convey you to your political destination. “Party line is the major reason why Niger...
IGP Writes Saraki, Lauds Senate For Supporting Police Reforms
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IGP Writes Saraki, Lauds Senate For Supporting Police Reforms

Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has formally written to the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, to commend the senate for the unpredicted support he has received from the legislative body since his appointment. Adamu, in the letter dated April 25, thanked the upper legislative chamber for passing some critical bills to ease the work of the police. According to him, the legislative support so far received by his office and the police force were commendable and appreciated by the Police generally. He specifically mentioned the Police Trust Fund bill passed by the Senate and the Police Act (Amendment) bill, which has also been passed by the National Assembly. Adamu also thanked the Senate for expressly working on the Police Academy Establishment bi...
“Obasanjo Hired Assassins To Kill Me For Supporting Buhari” – Ex Wife, Taiwo Obasanjo
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“Obasanjo Hired Assassins To Kill Me For Supporting Buhari” – Ex Wife, Taiwo Obasanjo

A former wife of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo has alleged that he has hired assassins to murder her and her son, Juwon. In a press statement released by Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo,she claims Obasanjo wants them dead because of their support for the Buhari-led government. Read the statement below: I am Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo and l want to alert the whole world that my life and that of my son Mr Abraham Olujonwo Obasanjo is under threat due to our decision to support President Muhammadu Buhari in the last election. I was reliably told that Chief Obasanjo is not pleased with our decision to support Buhari and he has sent out assassin to kill me and my Son for publicly coming out in supporting President Buhari. From the reliable information at my disposal, it was...

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