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Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo
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Man Hangs Himself after Villagers Caught him Sleeping with his Daughter in Imo

A man who has been reportedly having an incestous affair with his 17-year-old daughter, has hanged himself after the burble burst on him. The incident occurred at Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday June 10. A source in the community told The Sun that villagers who had been suspicious of him, had approached him to question him about the affair but he denied it blatantly. Not satisfied with his denial, some of their kinsmen decided to keep their eyes on the father and daughter. Fortunately, they were not disappointed by their suspicion as both were caught on the act. Upon being caught in the act, the man reportedly attempted to jump out from the window of his building. He was later dragged to the palace of the traditional ruler of the area wher...
Photos from the Traditional Wedding of Pretty Differently-enabled Nigerian Woman, Dorathy Osaronu
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Photos from the Traditional Wedding of Pretty Differently-enabled Nigerian Woman, Dorathy Osaronu

Differently-enabled Nigerian woman, Dorathy Osaronu, who few weeks ago, announced her forthcoming wedding online, has shared photos from her traditional wedding with her husband, Prince Gabriel Osaro. A few weeks ago, Dorathy, who uses a wheelchair, credited God for doing the impossible "twice" as she shared her wedding invitation card and photos online. Today, she shared photos from their traditional wedding. See more below
Olu of Warri designate to be crowned on August 21
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Olu of Warri designate to be crowned on August 21

The Olu Advisory Council of the Itsekiri kingdom in Delta state has announced August 21 as the date for the crowning of the Olu-designate, Prince Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko in Ode-Itsekiri, Warri South council area of the state Disclosing this to newsmen today May 27, the acting chairman of the Olu Advisory Council and Iyatsere of Warri kingdom, Chief Johnson Amatserunleghe, said the choice of Emiko as the new monarch came after a “rigorous process, which included a painstaking search within and amongst the descendants of the last three Olu’s, as required by tradition, custom and extant laws “as well as several consultation and eventual confirmation by the Ifa oracle” Chief Amatserunleghe, who is also the chairman of the Warri Council of Chiefs, also announced that the final rites ...
Rita Daniels’ Wedding to a Younger Man is from a movie Scene, Son says as Nigerians accuse the mum of giving her daughter to older man and marrying younger one
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Rita Daniels’ Wedding to a Younger Man is from a movie Scene, Son says as Nigerians accuse the mum of giving her daughter to older man and marrying younger one

Rita Daniels' son has said viral photos of his mother's wedding to a younger man is from a movie scene, despite congratulating her on Instagram and praying her union will last. Photos of Regina Daniels' mum, Rita Daniels, "getting married traditionally" surfaced online two days ago. In the photos, Rita is seen posing with a younger man in different traditional attires while guests wearing ashoebi are seen in the background. Rita gave no reply and simply posted "True love wins" on Instagram. One of her sons reacted to the post, writing: "Your union will never die mom." Also, Larry Zuka, the singer and film director who Rita Daniels supposedly married, wrote on Instagram, "Thank God I found you." Lawrence, son of Nollywood actress, Rita Daniel, has now react...
Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu wins Belgian League Footballer Of The Year and Golden Shoe Awards
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Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu wins Belgian League Footballer Of The Year and Golden Shoe Awards

Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has won the Best Player and Golden Bull (highest scorer) awards in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League, after scoring 33 goals and providing three assists for KRC Genk who finished second on the log. He won the prize on Monday night at the Belgian Pro League Awards traditional gala held at the JAM hotel in Brussels following a stunning 2020/2021 campaign in which the 26-year-old scored the goals in 38 league matches and play-offs. “Paul Onuachu can call himself the Professional Footballer of the Jupiler Pro League for a year,” the league wrote on its website. “The KRC Genk striker was voted as the best player of the past season by his colleagues. Onuachu scored 33 times last season, making it the player with the most goals b...
Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina
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Bandits kill Journalist, abduct Many Travellers in Katsina

Armed bandits have killed a journalist, Ibrahim Hamisu Dankabo, during a kidnap operation in Jibia Local Government of Katsina State. It was gathered that the armed bandits also abducted many travellers in the area A community leader in the area, Gide Suleiman, told PREMIUM TIMES that Mr Dankabo, a cameraman attached to the Information Unit of Jibia Local Government, was shot dead on Monday, May 3, in Kukar-Babangida area of Jibia when he responded to a distress call from a female neighbour during a kidnap incident. The kidnappers later went away with the woman who is the mother of a traditional title holder in Niger Republic, the source added. Meanwhile, other residents said the attackers also abducted many travellers on the Katsina-Jibia road, most of whom are residents o...
Bridesmaid’s Breast Takes Centre Stage,Causing Guest to Spray Money on her Instead of on Bride
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Bridesmaid’s Breast Takes Centre Stage,Causing Guest to Spray Money on her Instead of on Bride

A bridesmaid's breast was the cynosure of all eyes at a wedding to the extent that a guest left the bride to spray money on the bridesmaid. In a video shared online, a bride and her bridesmaids are seen dancing out during a traditional wedding ceremony. One of the bridesmaid is seen wearing a dress with a low cut neckline that exposes ample cleavage. While leading the bride out, she's seen dancing enthusiastically,  causing her breasts to jiggle and they almost spilled out of her dress. A guest, who appears to be a VIP because of the uniformed escort following him, walks towards the dancing women, but rather than go to the bride, he goes to the busty bridesmaid and begins spraying her money. Watch the video below.
Late Zulu King’s Widow Dies Less than two Months after Husband’s Demise
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Late Zulu King’s Widow Dies Less than two Months after Husband’s Demise

Regent of the Zulu nation and wife of South Africa’s recently deceased Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu has reportedly passed on. Mangosuthu Buthelezi, traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch who did not mention the cause of her death said she died "unexpectedly" on Thursday April 29. The statement read; “It is with the deepest shock and distress that the Royal Family announces the unexpected passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, Regent of the Zulu Nation. “This has taken us by surprise and left us utterly bereft,” he added without mentioning the cause of death." The sudden death of Dlamini-Zulu, 65, comes days after she was reportedly hospitalised just weeks after her husband's burial. Zwelithin...
Governor Masari Bans Traditional Tashe Activities in Katsina
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Governor Masari Bans Traditional Tashe Activities in Katsina

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state has banned the traditional Tashe activities conducted during the month of Ramadan. The ban was conveyed in a statement released by the state's Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Home Affairs, Abdulkarim Yahaya Sirikathe. Security operators in the state have also been directed to arrest anybody found violating the directives. The statement read; “Katsina State Government is hereby announcing the total ban on the traditional Tashe activities that are usually being conducted in the month of Ramadan. “The State Governor Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari gave the directives for the ban following some security reports. “It is, therefore, hoped that people will comply and abide by these directives, please."
Super League: Format of new European Competition Revealed
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Super League: Format of new European Competition Revealed

  The format for the new European Super League has emerged. 12 football biggest clubs, including Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid from Spain; Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal from England; and Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan, had on Sunday night announced a new competition which will abolish the Champions League. The clubs, headed by Real Madrid’s President, Florentino Perez, defiled several threats from UEFA and their leagues governing bodies to announce the new competition last night. The format include: 1. 20 participating clubs with 15 Founding Clubs and a qualifying mechanism for a further five teams to qualify annually based on achievements in the prior season. 2. Midweek fixtures with all participating...
God is not Happy with Buhari, Political and Religious Leaders – Nigerian cleric, Jehovah Sharp Sharp Carries Coffin on his Head to Protest against Bad Governance
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God is not Happy with Buhari, Political and Religious Leaders – Nigerian cleric, Jehovah Sharp Sharp Carries Coffin on his Head to Protest against Bad Governance

A Nigerian cleric, Archbishop Samson Benjamin, has protested against bad governance, President Buhari's adminstration, political, traditional and religious leaders. The General Overseer of Resurrection Praise Ministry, Lagos, popularly known as Jehovah Sharp Sharp, carried a coffin as he marched through the streets of Festac, Navy Town, Alakija, Satellite Town, on Sunday, April 11. The cleric claimed God asked him to do so because he wasn’t happy with the government and the state of the nation, adding that he embarked on this protest after “a spiritual journey of more than one year” "From the 15th of September 2019 up until this moment, I have not eaten food cooked by fire or any pleasant food, I have been seeking the face of God over this great country," he said. "Last...
Man City vs Tottenham: Mourinho’s Men Lose Coin toss for Carabao Cup final
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Man City vs Tottenham: Mourinho’s Men Lose Coin toss for Carabao Cup final

  Tottenham Hotspur have lost a coin toss decider and will now wear their dark green away kit for next month’s Carabao Cup Final against Manchester City. The FA deemed that Spurs’ traditional white-and-blue home colours clashed with City’s sky blue shirts. A club statement read: “We can confirm that we shall play this season’s Carabao Cup Final in our away kit due to a colour clash with opponents Manchester City. “With our home Lilywhite and blue kit deemed to conflict with our opponents’ sky blue and white strip, we are required to wear alternative colours for the match, as determined by the traditional toss of a coin. “This will not be the first time we have worn our away kit in a Wembley Final – back in 1982 we memorably wore our change colours in our FA Cup Fina...
“Can you just tell them the truth?” Meghan Markle says royal family kept silent when the press vilified her for not doing a photo op after her son’s birth like other royals
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“Can you just tell them the truth?” Meghan Markle says royal family kept silent when the press vilified her for not doing a photo op after her son’s birth like other royals

Meghan Markle accused the royal family of keeping silent while the press twisted stories about them and distorted the truth. During her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, she told of how her son was denied a royal title, which she believes has to do with his race. Meghan went on explain that royal family members allegedly said they wanted "to change the convention" of royal titles specifically for Archie. "They didn't want him to be a prince or princess ... which would be different from protocol and that he wasn't going to receive security," Meghan said. "It was really hard. ... This went on for the last few months of our pregnancy. ... I was very scared of having to offer up our baby, knowing that they weren't going to be kept safe." She said that her thought at the t...
Nicolas Cage, 56, Ties the Knot for the 5th Time With 26-year-old Japanese Girlfriend Riko Shibata in Las Vegas
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Nicolas Cage, 56, Ties the Knot for the 5th Time With 26-year-old Japanese Girlfriend Riko Shibata in Las Vegas

American actor and filmmaker, Nicolas Cage has tied the knot for the fifth time to 26-year-old Japanese girlfriend Riko Shibata in a Las Vegas ceremony which was attended by his ex-wife and son The Oscar-winning actor, 56, married Riko in an 'intimate' wedding at the Wynn Casino and Hotel in Sin City back on February 16. The bride wore a black handmade Japanese Bridal Kimono from Kyoto and held a bouquet of yellow and red roses. While, Cage wore a black Tom Ford Tuxedo complete with a yellow rose buttonhole to match Riko's bouquet. Riko walked down the aisle to her favorite song Winter Song by Kiroro before they exchanged traditional Catholic and Shinto vows with poetry from Walt Whitman and Haiku 'sprinkled in', a rep for Cage told DailyMail.com. Cage, whose fourth...
Native Doctor Follows Omoyele Sowore to Court in Abuja
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Native Doctor Follows Omoyele Sowore to Court in Abuja

There was a mild drama at the Wuse, Zone 2 Magistrate Court Abuja this morning March 2, as a traditional spiritual leader dressed in full regalia accompanied human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore in solidarity for the commencement of his trial. Sowore was arrested alongside four others on December 31m 2020, for organizing a candlelight procession and charged for alleged criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly, and inciting public disturbance. The commencement of his trial was scheduled for today. The native doctor was seen waving his horsewhip and gourd in the air while chanting some incantations ahead of the commencement of trial.
To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Nigerian Medical Doctor and Only Son Dies in Fatal Motor Accident two Months to his Wedding
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Nigerian Medical Doctor and Only Son Dies in Fatal Motor Accident two Months to his Wedding

A medical doctor identified as Chidera Alexander Ifudu, has died in a motor accident two months to his wedding. The accident involving his Lexus SUV occurred on Friday morning, February 12, along Port Harcourt/Aba Expressway. Details of the accident are sketchy, however, it was gathered that he was trying to avoid hitting a pedestrian when his car veered off the road and crashed. The deceased who worked at ESUT Teaching Hospital, Enugu, is reportedly the only son of his father. Dr. Ifudu and Judith Ogochukwu's traditional was scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Umuahia-South local Govenment Area of Abia state and the church wedding on Saturday, April 10, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Independence Layout, Enugu. Below is a tribute posted by his friend, Aguli D...
“It is unfair” Writer questions why Nigeria has Christian and Muslim holiday but none for traditional worshippers
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“It is unfair” Writer questions why Nigeria has Christian and Muslim holiday but none for traditional worshippers

Karimot Odebode has questioned why Nigeria has days to celebrate "introduced religions" like Christianity and Islam but none to celebrate traditional worshippers. The writer/poet pointed out that each year Christians and Muslims have multiple public holidays but traditional worshippers have none to celebrate their deities. She tweeted: "Nigeria is not an Islamic or Christian country. We had our religion, culture and tradition before the advent of Christianity and Islam. "It’s unfair that we get to have public holidays for Christmas, Easter, Eid el fitr, Eid el adha, Boxing Day, Maulud Nabiy but no recognition of a day set aside for tradition worshippers to celebrate. No day set aside for the Yoruba to worship the Olodumare and the orisas (sango, Osun,oya, èsù etc) "No day s...
Man Dressed in ”Egungun” Attire Stops his Performance to Kiss his Woman
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Man Dressed in ”Egungun” Attire Stops his Performance to Kiss his Woman

A man dressed in his Egungun attire caused a stir recently when he stopped to kiss the love of his life. The man was in a procession with other masquerades performing a traditional rite when he spotted his woman. He stopped, ''derobed'' himself, took a picture with her then went ahead to kiss her. See full photos below
Polygamy is Responsible for the Falling Standard of Education in the Country – Emir of Anka
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Polygamy is Responsible for the Falling Standard of Education in the Country – Emir of Anka

Chairman of Zamfara State Council of Chiefs and Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Muhammad Ahmed has again warned against polygamy which he claimed is responsible for the falling standard of education in the country. Speaking during a meeting with seventeen emirs of the state and the chairman, Zamfara State Universal Education Board, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu Maradun in Gusau, the Emir of Anka who had earlier linked poverty to polygamy, urged Muslim Ummahs to ensure they give their children quality and quantitative education in western and Islamic education. The monarch also  reiterated the traditional rulers’ support to Universal Basic Education Board in Zamfara State towards providing quality education to the people.
Oba of Benin Sacks Priest of Holy Aruosa Church for Non-compliance with Age-old Customs and Tradition
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Oba of Benin Sacks Priest of Holy Aruosa Church for Non-compliance with Age-old Customs and Tradition

The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty Omo N’Oba Ewuare Ogidigan 11, has approved the removal of the presiding priest of Holy Aruosa Cathedral, Ohen-Osa Harrison Okao, for alleged non-compliance with ancient long tradition of the church. A statement issued by Secretary, Benin Traditional Council (BTC) Frank Irabor, on Thursday, February 4, said the decision was jointly taken by the traditional head of the church, HRM Oba Ewuare the second, joint elders committee and top palace chiefs after Okao was found guilty of violating the long-standing rules of the church. The statement said the removal of the priest of the church is "predicated upon long-standing lingering breach and nonchalance over several years by Mr Harrison Okao pertaining to the age-old custom and tradition regardin...
Mosimane credits Mamelodi Sundowns for Al Ahly job: I’m here because of Downs, but I worked hard for it
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Mosimane credits Mamelodi Sundowns for Al Ahly job: I’m here because of Downs, but I worked hard for it

The ex-Masandawana tactician reflects on the journey that saw him landing his first coaching job outside South Africa Former Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says walking to the Al Ahly dugout was “not a free passage” as he heaps praise on Downs for sprucing up his profile which led to recognition in North Africa. After joining Al Ahly in September, Mosimane reportedly snubbed Wydad Casablanca, who were said to be interested in him. Just a month after arriving in Cairo, the ex-Bafana Bafana coach won the Egyptian Premier League title, before claiming the Caf Champions League after beating traditional rivals Zamalek last Friday.
Photos from Bishop Oyedepo’s Daughter’s Wedding
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Photos from Bishop Oyedepo’s Daughter’s Wedding

General Overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo's daughter, Joy  and her husband, Abimbola Abodunrin held their white wedding on Saturday August 22. The couple's traditional wedding ceremony was held on Friday August 21. See more photos from their wedding ceremony below...
Osun Government Eases Lockdown in 4 Local Government Areas
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Osun Government Eases Lockdown in 4 Local Government Areas

The Osun State government on Monday July 13, lifted the lockdown it imposed on 4 local government areas to curb community transmission of the Coronavirus. The local governments are; Ilesha East, Ilesha West, Atakumosa East and Atakumosa West. Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji who made the announcement on Monday evening, said the state government approved the conditional ease of lockdown based on undertakings and assurance received from traditional and religious leaders as well as civil society groups within the axis, that compliance with safety guidelines shall strictly be adhered to.   The Ondo State Government also said it will be enforcing safety protocols, especially the use of nose masks in public places in the affected local governments and...
Strange Diseases Reported in Onitsha, Anambra
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Strange Diseases Reported in Onitsha, Anambra

Some Nigerians have taken to social media to report alleged strange diseases experienced by some residents of Onitsha, Anambra state. According to the reports, sufferers are allegedly losing their senses of taste and smell, and many of them are reportedly treating malaria. Taking to Twitter, a lady identified as Unachukwu wrote that people should reach out to their loved ones as the alleged strange disease has been confirmed by many residents of the city She wrote: Hearing this news on how a lot of people in Onitsha are sick and losing their sense of smell and taste too. A few friends have confirmed it to be true, please reach out to your family and friends. https://twitter.com/JauntyUnachukwu/status/1268117360193540097 Confirming her reports, other users ...
Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying
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Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying

Nollywood actress and billionaire wife, Regina Daniels is pregnant and Nigerians have been talking about her since the news broke yesterday on social media. Yesterday, her husband Ned Nwoko had taken to Instagram to announce that they are expecting their 1st baby together. He wrote: It is now official. I am excited to announce that my baby is having a baby ❤️ @regina.daniels Reacting to the news, most Nigerians on Twitter congratulated the couple and many emphasized on how money plays a vital role in having a blissful relationship, considering the age difference between the couple. “Wow, so Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko are having a baby. In this life, hustle and make money, my brother hustle!!” a social media user wrote A user even wrote that whoever is hati...
Traditional Cure for Coronavirus will be Ready Soon – Ooni of Ife
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Traditional Cure for Coronavirus will be Ready Soon – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the traditional cure for Coronavirus has reached an advanced stage and will be made available to the public very soon. He said this yesterday, April 29, while speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State, shortly after he donated two motorized modular fumigators to the state government. He also expressed optimism that Nigeria will soon win the war against Coronavirus. Oba Ogunwusi said that he has gone far in working with the traditional medicine practitioners in the country to ensure a solution for Coronavirus. He said though scientific solutions were being sought globally to end the pandemic, traditional medicine and solutions must also be considered and embraced as a way out of COVID-19. The Ooni, therefore...
COVID-19: NYSC clears air on payment of March, April allowance without clearance
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COVID-19: NYSC clears air on payment of March, April allowance without clearance

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has promised to pay the allowances for March and April despite lockdown order in order to curtail the spread of Coronavirus. Director-General, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, in a statement by the Director of Public Affairs, Mrs. Adenike Adeyemi appealed to corps members to remain calm as the allowances will be paid soon. Adeyemi said that the absence of monthly clearance exercise will not hinder the payment of allowances. “As we earnestly look up to the Almighty God for help, management wishes to reassure all corps members once more that allowances for the months of March and April shall be paid to everyone, without recourse to the monthly clearance exercise. “You are all enjoined to stay calm, stay safe, observe safety precautions gi...
SNAPPED! Barcelona leak new Man Utd kit for next season
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SNAPPED! Barcelona leak new Man Utd kit for next season

Barcelona have accidentally leaked Manchester United's new kit for next season, it has been claimed. The Mirror says United were not planning to reveal their new kit yet, but Barcelona seem to have accidentally done it for them in a blunder while simulating a match between the two sides on the popular video game Pro Evolution Soccer. When uploading the video, Barcelona included Paul Pogba modelling the new kit on the thumbnail, and although they swiftly deleted the image, many supporters had already screenshotted the image and shared it on social media. The new shirt is somewhat unusual, and includes a yellow and black striped pattern in addition to the traditional red that United wear at home.
Man Utd striker Ighalo: Why I won’t change No25 shirt
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Man Utd striker Ighalo: Why I won’t change No25 shirt

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo says he's happy with the No25 shirt. Ighalo has been asked whether he would consider changing his current number 25 shirt for a more traditional striking number. But he replied in a Q&A: "No I don't think so. The No.25 has been giving me luck so far so why would I want to change it? "I picked it because when I joined the team that was the jersey that was available, I think that it was No.25 and No.19 – so I picked 25 because when I was in the Premier League before I wore 24 at Watford … so 24 plus one is 25 so I just picked 25. "Legends like Antonio Valencia wore that shirt so it's a privilege. Nigerian Kanu wore the No.25 when he was at Arsenal, so it's a great number. I just picked it and said, 'Okay, yeah, lucky number for me.
Roksie Wins Ultimate Love Reality Show
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Roksie Wins Ultimate Love Reality Show

Roksie the duo of Rosie and Kachi have won the Ultimate Love Reality Television game show. The couple emerged winner of the first season of the show after polling the highest number of votes. They were announced the winner on Sunday during the grand finale of the game show. Iykeresa (Iyke and Theresa) and Bolar (Bolanle and Arnold) were the runner-up love guests of the show. Rokise after exiting the house told the hosts – Dakore and Oluwaseun that they will be taking the relationship further and a wedding might be around the corner. “I love blue, I’m Chelsea fan,” Rosie said when she was asked what might likely be the colour of their Aso-ebi for their wedding. Kachi during the grand finale also tied a flower round Rosie’s hand, as a commitment of his love to Rosie. Ros...
80% Of Test Kits Sent By Jack Ma Gives False Results
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80% Of Test Kits Sent By Jack Ma Gives False Results

People are complaining that the test kits supplied by Jack Ma to countries are giving false results. According to some twitter users, who revealed that 80% of coronavirus test kits received by cezh give false results. Also, they revealed that they have gone back to the traditional testing. See tweet below.
Check Out How Wike And Fashola Greeted Today In Rivers
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Check Out How Wike And Fashola Greeted Today In Rivers

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State using elbow to greet Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State today adopted a different, yet effective greeting pattern after meeting in Portharcourt, the Rivers State capital today. Instead of the traditional handshake, the two decided to greet each other using the elbow. The move is as a result of advice to avoid shaking of hands following the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Uzodinma Dismisses Report on Convoy Attack as Another Fake News’ by PDP
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Governor Uzodinma Dismisses Report on Convoy Attack as Another Fake News’ by PDP

The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Sunday, described the reported attack on his convoy as another fake news peddled by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo state. The governor, who spoke with journalists in Owerri, said he would take lawful action against those circulating fake news in a bid to destabilize peace in the state. He said the young man who was involved in the incident that damaged his vehicle had apologized. Uzodinma said: “I was never attacked. What happened was that I went to the oil community where they had issues with one of the oil companies to settle the dispute. “While we were in the hall deliberating on the matter with traditional rulers, some of the youths were outside quarelling. I was not even outside where it happened and after our...
Nigeria’s Ogbole Samson, Who Developed a Technology that Allows you Farm Without Soil, is Featured in Episode 8 of First Class Material
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Nigeria’s Ogbole Samson, Who Developed a Technology that Allows you Farm Without Soil, is Featured in Episode 8 of First Class Material

If you're interested in Agriculture, then you do not want to miss the 8th episode of First Class Material, spotlighting Ogbole Samson. Samson is a young Nigerian agronomist who refers to himself as a tech-based farmer. He is the Lead Trainer at Soilless farm lab and has developed a technology that allows residents of urban areas to farm without soil. Soilless farming, as the name implies, is growing your plant without the use of soil, Samson explained in this episode of FCM. Samson further explained how he went into soilless farming. He also spoke about the benefits of soilless farming over the traditional means of farming.   With soilless farming, he explained that wherever you are, you can grow foods and you do not have to own land to do it. He pointed out tha...
Coronavirus: Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos Suspends Sign of Peace, Direct Priests to give Communion on the Palms
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Coronavirus: Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos Suspends Sign of Peace, Direct Priests to give Communion on the Palms

The Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos has temporarily suspended the exchange of sign of peace during Masses following the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The sign of peace is a traditional Christian greeting, which signifies a wish and blessing that peace be with the recipient when they exchange handshakes or hugs. In a special circular sent out on Saturday, Adewale Martins, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos also directed that communion will now be received in the palm. In order to reduce the number of gatherings during this season of Lent, the Archbishop also in his circular, encouraged people to do their 'Stations of the Cross privately on Wednesdays while public celebrations should take place only Fridays especially as it is often followed by Mass.' Read the full statement ...
Conjoined Twins Born in Kaduna are Yet to be Taken to Hospital two Weeks after Birth, Due to lack of fund
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Conjoined Twins Born in Kaduna are Yet to be Taken to Hospital two Weeks after Birth, Due to lack of fund

A set of conjoined twins born in Kaduna are still being taken care of at home by their parents Muhammad Bashir, a wheelbarrow pusher and Zainab Sale two weeks after birth. The twins, both girls, were born on January 30, 2020 at home in Kadege of Tudun Wadan Soba, Soba local government of Kaduna state. Speaking to Arewa Trust Weekly, the father of the twins, Muhammad Bashir, said he could not take them to hospital for medical attention, because he did not have the means to do so. Muhammad said his wife, Zainab Sale, was forced to deliver the babies at home because his major priority was to get what to put on the table for the family. He said he was only a peasant farmer and because he could not live on his produce he was forced to augment his income by pushing wheelbarrow. ...
Why I Won’t Interfere in Ganduje and Sanusi’s Dispute – Buhari
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Why I Won’t Interfere in Ganduje and Sanusi’s Dispute – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally revealed why he won't be interfering in the dispute between Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. The Nigerian leader disclosed this after Yunusa Danyay, Emir of Ningi pleaded with him to save the traditional institution in the north from being destroyed by the lingering disputes between Ganduje and Sanusi. Emir of Ningi said; “I am begging the president as a father to all to please in the name of Allah to intervene in the problem happening in Kano and settle this dispute between the Emir and the Governor. I have high hopes that Buhari will not allow the traditional institution to be humiliated and bastardised." However reacting to the plea made by Emir of Ningi in a statement released by his sen...
RCCG Region 1 Holds a City-wide Annual Crusade – Outpouring 2020 With Pastor E.A Adeboye
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RCCG Region 1 Holds a City-wide Annual Crusade – Outpouring 2020 With Pastor E.A Adeboye

After the success of the First Edition in 2018, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Region 1 will be hosting her 2nd edition of “THE OUTPOURING”, a City-wide annual crusade on Sunday, 9th February, 2020 at the Main bowl of Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos Island. This was disclosed by Pastor J.F. Odesola, the Pastor in Charge of the Region and Assistant General Overseer (Admin & Personnel) while briefing the press. The Theme for this year’s edition is tagged - Victory Without A Fight. He pointed out that “THE OUTPOURING, which is a City-wide annual crusade of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Region 1 was born out of the vision of the General Overseer to reach out to the unchurched population in the city. The purpose is to bring salvation, healing and deliv...
False Coronavirus Cure Claims Infect the Internet
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False Coronavirus Cure Claims Infect the Internet

Gargle saltwater, use herbal eyedrops, steam-clean a face mask -- false claims about how to combat a deadly coronavirus epidemic emerging out of China are flooding the internet. Social media giants have promoted their strategies to combat misinformation related to the epidemic, which has claimed more than 560 lives in China and spread to 24 countries. Twitter, which reported 15 million coronavirus-related tweets in January, said it had suspended auto-suggest search results that would likely produce untrustworthy content. Facebook also said it was targeting false claims aimed at discouraging treatment or taking appropriate precautions with the respiratory virus. "This includes claims related to false cures or prevention methods -- like drinking bleach cures the coronavirus -- ...
Premier League Announces Changes to Summer Transfer Window
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Premier League Announces Changes to Summer Transfer Window

Premier League clubs have agreed to move the summer transfer deadline to the beginning of September. The window in England has closed 24 hours before the new season kicked off for the last two seasons. However, clubs feel they will benefit from a longer window, to sort out transfer business. With August 31 being a Bank Holiday, the window will close 5pm on Tuesday, September 1 this year. This ensures England is now in sync with the rest of Europe. “At a shareholders’ meeting today, Premier League clubs voted to adopt a change to the summer transfer window closing date for season 2020/21. “This will move the closing date back to the traditional point at the end of August/early September. “The 2020 closing date will therefore be 17:00 BST on 1 September (31 August 20...
Davido’s Elder Brother Wedding Emerges
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Davido’s Elder Brother Wedding Emerges

Adewale Adeleke, brother to popular singer, Davido Adeleke, had his wedding with heartthrob, Kani, in a star-studded event in Dubai on Saturday, 1st February. The video clip of the event which was tagged #Adekani# has since hit the internet. In the video, Adewale almost burst into cry after sighting his beloved wife. Davido was heard in the background telling his brother to feel free to cry adding that it is his special day.
Amotekun Must Fight Ritual Killings, Traditional Corruptions – Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Akanbi
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Amotekun Must Fight Ritual Killings, Traditional Corruptions – Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Akanbi

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, has revealed an important role the newly established security outfit in the South West, Amotekun, must play. The monarch said the South West governors must ensure that Amotekun is also made to fight ritual killings and “traditional corruptions” in the region. This was contained in a statement by his press secretary, Ali Ibrahim, on Saturday. The paramount ruler said ritual killing is deadlier and more recurrent than the heinous activities being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. “Amotekun as an institution should be made to fight traditional corruption, most especially ritual killings which consume our children’s blood daily. “There is blood of innocent people in the street. It is a failure on the part of governm...
Amotekun Should Fight Ritual Killings, ‘Traditional Corruption’ – Oluwo of Iwoland
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Amotekun Should Fight Ritual Killings, ‘Traditional Corruption’ – Oluwo of Iwoland

The Oluwo of Iwoland Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, yesterday called on Yoruba stakeholders to use the regional Amotekun to checkmate what he called the incessant traditional corruption and ritual killings. The royal father said politicians should be held responsible for trading their game with kidnapping. In a statement by his press secretary, Alli Ibraheem, Oluwo said: “Amotekun as an institution should be made to fight traditional corruption most especially ritual killings consuming our children’s blood daily. There is blood of innocent people in the street. It is a failure on the part of government, traditional institution and other stakeholders that no severe legislation is enacted to punish ritual killers and their accomplice” “I want to charge all the stakeholders to strea...
Nigerian Married Man Busted after Commenting Twitter User’s Boobs Photo
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Nigerian Married Man Busted after Commenting Twitter User’s Boobs Photo

A Nigerian married man got busted after his comment on a Twitter user's boobs photos. Commenting on @____booty_ photos which came with the caption "My Boobs look bigger than usual today. I bet you won’t be able to stop staring at my cleavage lol", the Nigerian married man wrote "Ordinary boobs I don release". Some Twitter users who reacted to his comment, pointed out that he is flirting on the platform with his tradional marriage photo to his wife being clearly displayed on his cover photo. He deleted his comment after being dragged by Twitter users.
We Don’t Have Human Rights in Nigeria – Army Officer Tells UK-Based Nigerian Businessman he Dehumanized
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We Don’t Have Human Rights in Nigeria – Army Officer Tells UK-Based Nigerian Businessman he Dehumanized

A UK-based Nigerian businessman who visited Nigeria for his brother's traditional wedding in December, has recounted how he was dehumanized by some military officers. According to the distraught man, they were stopped and tortured for no reason by four soldiers attached to Battalion 144 of the Nigeria Army at Osisioma area of Abia State. An Army Captain who led the torture reportedly told him that he will be be deported from the foreign country he is based in when he is done with the act. The Captain reportedly boasted about his brother being the Chief of Air Staff and further stated that in Nigeria there is no human right unlike other countries. @DexyUK narrated the heart-breaking experience on Instagram and he also revealed that they were freed by the soldiers who accused them o...
Governor Wike Accused of Denigrating Traditional Rulers in Viral video
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Governor Wike Accused of Denigrating Traditional Rulers in Viral video

Governor Nyesom Wike has been accused of denigrating traditional rulers in Rivers State after a video from a recent meeting surfaced. In the viral video, the Rivers State Governor threatened to dethrone any traditional ruler who will appear for a meeting again without his staff of office. Nyesom Wike who also mocked one of the monarchs he accused of being fake for nodding to all he said, recalled knowing him while he was still a kid. Here is the viral video below; Nigerians who reacted to the video, accused of Governor Wike of denigrating the monarchs. The monarchs were also accused of belittling themselves because of the money they get from the government. See reactions to the video below;  
Amotekun: FG to Make Position Known Soon, Says Malami
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Amotekun: FG to Make Position Known Soon, Says Malami

Following controversies that have greeted the setting up of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’, the federal government said last night it was analysing the development and would make its position known soon. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in a terse text message to THISDAY hinted at the fact that the federal government was yet to take a position on the matter. But the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) advised the South-west governors and other drivers of Amotekun to publish the operation manual of the security initiative, a move it said would clarify all grey areas about its constitutionality. Nonetheless, some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) declared their support for the security initiative by the ...
Sandra Ikeji Shuts Down Lagos with 200 bridesmaids
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Sandra Ikeji Shuts Down Lagos with 200 bridesmaids

Sandra Ikeji, an event planner and younger sister of blogger Linda Ikeji, is presently getting married to the love of her life at the Landmark event centre, Lagos surrounded by 200 bridesmaids. The excited bride had always wanted to make history by having the longest train of maids at her wedding and truly, her wish came to past. Sandra Ikeji got engaged to her man back in 2018, and their traditional wedding took place in December 2019.

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