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Carlos Tevez debut new look
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Carlos Tevez debut new look

Veteran Boca Juniors striker, Carlos Tevez has debut a new look. The former Argentine striker, 37, shows off his daring new haircut with blue braided mohawk.
Veteran Nollywood Actor, Bruno Iwuoha Is Dead
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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Bruno Iwuoha Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Bruno Iwuoha is dead. Bruno reportedly passed away on Saturday morning after battling with diabetes and glacouma. His death was confirmed by close associate and filmmaker, Derik Zai. He disclosed that the actor died on Saturday morning at Abuja National Hospital. According to him, Chief Bruno has been in coma for about three weeks, and couldn’t be brought back to life. His body has since been deposited at the hospital mortuary. May his soul RIP!
Throwback Photo Of Genevieve Nnaji, Chidi Mokeme And Hanks Anuku
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Throwback Photo Of Genevieve Nnaji, Chidi Mokeme And Hanks Anuku

A throwback photo of veteran Nollywood Stars, Genevieve Nnaji, Chidi Mokeme and Hanks Anuku was shared on Chidi Mokeme's Instagram handle. The photo was captioned; "Sssshhhhh.... Just because it’s #tbt It’s a throwback to that year o... And we still dey run things, things don’t run us.. Tag this fine girl and that gangster if you recognize them #ChidiSense #GwazieNdiYardiUnuo"
Throwback Photo Of Ken Erics And Jide Kosoko
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Throwback Photo Of Ken Erics And Jide Kosoko

Popular Nollywood actor, Ken Erics Ugo and veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko were seen together in an old photo shared on Ken Erics Ugo's Instagram handle. The photo was captioned; "Never stop dreaming... Get out and chase your dream .. @princejidekosoko"
I’ve Never Dated Anyone in the Industry – Ayo Adesanya
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I’ve Never Dated Anyone in the Industry – Ayo Adesanya

Veteran Nollywood actress, Ayo Adesanya has revealed that she has never dated anyone in the movie industry. The actress made the revelation while speaking in an interview with the Vanguard, where she revealed that she doesn’t believe two famous people should be together. She said: “I’ve never dated anyone in the industry; my baby’s father was not in the industry when I met him. I actually brought him into the industry so it’s not as if I met him in the industry.” ” I don’t like dating people in my industry. I don’t believe two famous people should be together because there will be clashes of ego and their lives would be on the centre page of the newspapers. For my job or for my showbiz life, publicity is good but for my private life, I love to keep it really private. I don’t...
Blasphemy: Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon Punished for ‘Comparing God to a Dog’
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Blasphemy: Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon Punished for ‘Comparing God to a Dog’

  Veteran Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon, has been punished with a one-match suspension for blasphemy. Pitch-side microphones recorded the Italy legendary goalkeeper shouting a phrase that was deemed to be unacceptable in Italian language. The shot-stopper was caught yelling the unacceptable phrase during Juventus game against Parma in December 2020. Buffon, Juventus’ second-choice goalie will now miss Saturday’s derby against Torino and was also fined €5,000. During Juventus’ clash with Parma on December 19, he shouted at a Juventus defender using the phrase which in Italian is seen as comparing God to a dog. Players’ interactions on the pitch are now being recorded clearly by microphones due to the absence of fans in the stands. This was why Buffon’s ...
Feminism Is Why Women Get Beaten Up In Marriage – Pete Edochie
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Feminism Is Why Women Get Beaten Up In Marriage – Pete Edochie

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has said feminism should be held responsible for the domestic violence women suffer in marriage. The actor told BBC Igbo that modern women lack a basic skill like cooking to keep their husbands happy, adding that women are usually to blame for cases of domestic violence. He noted that any woman who cannot cook has lost the right to refer to herself as a woman. He said, "Feminism isn’t something black people are known for. Once a woman leaves her parents to meet her husband and takes his surname, she is to be submissive to him. If she wasn’t married, she can do whatever she wants. "Women walk and show off their behinds, it’s so that men would find them. If you see such a woman and express your marriage interest, then she starts walking pr...
Liverpool vs Real Madrid: I’ve Put Sergio Ramos Behind me – Mohamed Salah
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Liverpool vs Real Madrid: I’ve Put Sergio Ramos Behind me – Mohamed Salah

Egyptian forward, Mohamed Salah has put his issues with veteran Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos behind him. Salah spoke ahead of Liverpool’s meeting with Real Madrid on April 6 in the Champions League quarter-finals. The Liverpool winger said he is no longer bothering himself about the shoulder dislocation he suffered after a clash with Ramos in the Champions League final in the 2018 final, which forced him to watch from the dressing room as his side lost 3-1 to the La Liga giants. The north African star said he has devoted himself to securing a better result against Real Madrid this time around. “That game is in the past, so I don’t think about [what happened with Ramos],” Salah told Marca. “I’m thinking about the team. Everyone is focused on their team and everyone want...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Gifts Veteran Actress, Iya Awero, a three-bedroom apartment
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Gifts Veteran Actress, Iya Awero, a three-bedroom apartment

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state today March 24 gifted veteran Nollywood actress, Lanre Hassan popularly known as Iya Awero, a three-bedroom apartment. Disclosing this on Twitter, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, said the governor handed over the keys of the apartment to the actress as he commissioned, delivered, and renamed the LagosHoms, Igbogbo as Prince Abiodun Ogunleye Housing Estate, Igbogbo. Handing over the keys to her, Governor Sanwo-Olu said ''You don't need to celebrate them when they die. You can celebrate them when they are still alive. You can celebrate them when they are still alive. This our Nollywood star who has worked for over 30-to 40 years. She needs to be celebrated. Congratulations''
“Pete Edochie is right. I will supply my husband with condoms to protect myself” – Nigerian woman says she won’t leave her home over infidelity
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“Pete Edochie is right. I will supply my husband with condoms to protect myself” – Nigerian woman says she won’t leave her home over infidelity

A Nigerian woman, Ola, has said she will never divorce her cheating husband unless he disrespectfully brings another woman into their home.   It will be recalled that veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, had advised Nigerian women against divorcing their husbands over infidelity but to instead place packs of condoms in their bags   According to the actor, when a cheating man sees the condom his wife placed in his bag, he will know she has his interest at heart and will have a rethink whenever he wants to go engage in extramarital affairs.   "If you think your husband leaves the house and says he is going on a tour and he is going to have an affair outside, put a packet of condom in his bag. When he sees it, psychologically, he is going to think this woman...
Yul Edochie disagrees with his father Pete Edochie’s advice that fathers who want to gift their daughters cars should buy the car in the son-in-law’s name
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Yul Edochie disagrees with his father Pete Edochie’s advice that fathers who want to gift their daughters cars should buy the car in the son-in-law’s name

Yul Edochie has disagreed with his father, Pete Edochie, after the Nollywood veteran advised fathers, who want to gift their daughters cars, to buy the car in the daughter's husband's name Pete Edochie recently shared his opinion on marriage and he made some controversial statements. He also advised women whose husbands are cheating to buy condoms and supply their cheating husbands with them. He further accused men of this generation of being too weak as women can now talk back at them. On giving gifts, Pete Edochie said any father who wants to gift his married daughter a car and gives it in her name is destroying the daughter's marriage. He advised the father to buy the car in his son-in-law's name. But his son, Yul, disagreed with that part and he took to his Instagram...
Pete Edochie Advises Women Against Leaving Their Cheating Husbands
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Pete Edochie Advises Women Against Leaving Their Cheating Husbands

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has kicked against Nigerian women leaving their marriages on the ground of infidelity. In a video shared on his Instagram handle, he stated that women who abandon their homes due to their husband’s sexual promiscuity are only copying white women. According to him, going through multiple divorce and marriages doesn’t play out well for Nigerian women. Using the Biblical Solomon who had 300 wives and 700 concubines, he advised women with philandering husbands to remain in their marriages. He went on to share an interesting piece of advice to women dealing with cheating husbands. He said: “If you think the husband is leaving the house to go and have an affair outside, put a packet of condom in his pocket. Psychologically, he’s gonna thi...
Veteran Yoruba Actor, Kayode Olaiya ‘Aderupoko’ Shares New Pictures On Instagram
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Veteran Yoruba Actor, Kayode Olaiya ‘Aderupoko’ Shares New Pictures On Instagram

Veteran Actor Aderupoko who goes by the real name, Kayode Olaiya is a phenomenal actor known for his wit, professionalism and delivery in Nollywood movies. For a stellar performance in Ti Oluwa Nile where his popular line, ‘A n sun jẹ’– he remains a favourite in the heart of a stream of film lovers. As Sergeant Afonja in Kunle Afolayan’s October 1, Aderupoko, one of the star from the trio of the 90s Jesters International proved his aura of being a serious actor. With a long list of movies to his record, Aderupoko whose career has spanned over four decades remain an actor after the hearts of many. He has worked with new and old players in the game including Tunde Kelani, Kunle Afolayan, Jìnádù Ewele, Ìyá Rainbow, Iya Awero, Oga Bello, Funke Akindele and a host of others. As Kayode...
Ibrahimovic Invites Lukaku to Sanremo after Milan Derby Fight
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Ibrahimovic Invites Lukaku to Sanremo after Milan Derby Fight

  AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has put his differences with Romelu Lukaku aside following their angry outburst in the Derby and invited him to the upcoming Sanremo music festival. The former Manchester United team-mates squared up to each other during the Coppa Italia quarter-final in January, which Inter won 2-1. Ibrahimovic was later sent off during the game after receiving two yellow cards. But the veteran Swedish striker has now invited Lukaku to the upcoming Sanremo music festival, where he is billed to perform. Ibrahimovic told reporters: “If Lukaku came to Sanremo I would welcome him. “There is no personal problem. What you do on the pitch stays on the pitch. If you want to come, you are welcome.”
Actor, RMD allegedly cheating on wife with interior designer
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Actor, RMD allegedly cheating on wife with interior designer

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, RMD for short has been accused of allegedly cheating on his wife with an interior designer, Chioma Ilomuanya. According to an Instagram blogger with username @gistcove, the actor has been in bed with another woman other than his wife for a while now. In a lengthy post, the blogger wrote; "I was strolling through the world wide web jejely minding my business when i came across this write up attributed to RMD. I became very confused because the RMD i know will not write such when he knows this kind of write up will not sit well with his small madam Chioma Ilomuanya. Swipe to see her picture. No no no, chioma would have dealt with him if he was the one that wrote it. That would have been the end of his magodo visits to her house to...
Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges
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Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges

A Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia died after a Northern California police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, lawyers for his family have said. According to his family, Angelo Quinto, 30, had been "suffering from anxiety, depression, and paranoia for the previous few months," In a wrongful death claim, filed on February 18 but now made available to the public by his family's attorneys, his sister Isabella Collins called police to their Antioch, California, home on December 23 because she feared he would hurt their mother. Before police arrived, Quinto's mother had been holding him to her chest with her hands clasped around his back for a few minutes, and "he had already started to calm down," the claim stated. When two officers from ...
Singer Faze loses twin sister two days to their birthday
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Singer Faze loses twin sister two days to their birthday

Veteran singer Chibuzor Orji aka Faze has lost his twin sister. Faze's sister, Ifenyinwa passed on just two days to their birthday. The singer who shared the sad news on Instagram, expressed hope of her being in a better place. Faze added that his family take their strength in knowing that she’ll never have to deal with this ''world’s problems anymore.'' He wrote; It’s a sad day. My Twin sister has left me just two days to our birthday. We the Oji family take strength in knowing that she’ll never have to deal with this world’s problems anymore. We know she’s in a better place now.
Veteran Musician, Chris Ajilo Is Dead
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Veteran Musician, Chris Ajilo Is Dead

Veteran musician and producer, Pa Chris Ajilo has died. The musician died on Saturday morning after he was rushed to Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha where he died. Confirming Ajilo's passage, President Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GBPN), Chris Kehinde Nwandu the wrote; “Legendary Musician and Artiste Manager Pa Chris Ajilo dies at 90.” Semoore Badejo wrote; “OH PA CHRIS AJILO!!! End of an era?” Ajilo songs include, ‘Eko Gba Gbere’, ‘Ariwo’ and ‘Emi Mimo’. He is the last of generation of veterans like Victor Olaiya, Bobby Benson and others that formed the Nigerian Union of Musician, the first guild for musicians. Ajilo was also a producer for polygraph turned Polygram Records who produced several albums notably Chief Olisa Osadebe’s Osondu Owendi. Pa Chris...
Nollywood Actor, Victor Decker Is Dead
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Nollywood Actor, Victor Decker Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor Victor Decker is dead. Details about time and cause of death could not be confirmed at the time of filing this report. “Can’t believe I’m typing this! “But a reminder that this is not our home, we’re all on a journey!. “This is how I chose to remember you! “Goodnight GENERAL! “Rest In Peace!” fellow actor Uzee Usman wrote in an Instagram post on Tuesday. Decker starred in films like Double Strings, If I am President and Lotanna. He was a member of the Abuja branch of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
Pete Edochie Endorses His Son, Yul For 2023 Presidency
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Pete Edochie Endorses His Son, Yul For 2023 Presidency

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie has endorsed his son and actor, Yul Edochie to contest for the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023. Pete Edochie said he made the endorsement as a result of the pressure he has been receiving from fans and supporters of Yul Edochie. Yul knelt before his father, Pete who gave him fatherly blessings and prayed for the success of his ambition. Sharing the video on his Twitter handle, Yul Edochie wrote; "My Father Chief Pete Edochie endorses my 2023 Presidential ambition. . . God Almighty, take absolute control." See video below. https://youtu.be/jsKK59sN5ao
Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58
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Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58

Veteran ESPN SportsCenter reporter, Pedro Gomez died on Sunday, February 7. He was 58. James Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN, and Sports Content confirmed his death in a statement saying, “We are shocked and saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Pedro Gomez has passed away.” He continued, “Pedro was an elite journalist at the highest level and his professional accomplishments are universally recognized. More importantly, Pedro was a kind, dear friend to us all. Our hearts are with Pedro’s family and all who love him at this extraordinarily difficult time.” “Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a Dad, loving husband, loyal friend, coach and mentor,” the Gomez family said in a statement. “He was our everything and his kids’ biggest believer. He died unexpected...
Nkem Owoh ‘Osuofia’ celebrates 63rd birthday
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Nkem Owoh ‘Osuofia’ celebrates 63rd birthday

Veteran Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh a.k.a Osuofia has taken to Instagram to celebrate his 63rd birthday.   The actor in his Instagram post, wrote;   Happy Birthday to ME. Join me in this celebration by saying a word of prayer  
Why is it just the female actors that are buying cars and building houses in Nollywood? – Ruggedman asks
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Why is it just the female actors that are buying cars and building houses in Nollywood? – Ruggedman asks

Veteran rapper, Ruggedman has shared his thoughts on property acquisition by Nollywood actresses.   In a tweet he shared, Ruggedman asked why only the female actors are the ones buying cars and building houses.   The rapper who wondered why the male actors are left behind, added that it has discouraged him from acting.   He tweeted;   My male actors in nollywood whats going on? Its just the females that are buying cars and building houses left and right. I wanted to come into nollywood but at this rate, I am not coming again  
Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child
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Singer, Yinka Davies Loses Her First Child

Veteran Nigerian singer, Yinka Davies has lost her son, Jeremiah. He was 27 years old. Jeremiah died last Friday, January 29, after a long battle with Autoimmune blood tissue disorder. He had been in and out of the hospital in the last 10 months and sadly, lost the battle to the disease last Friday. The grieving mum shared the sad news of his demise on Instagram ''Fun-50 For those who held you in their hearts, Those you waved at on your strolls, For those who cried the tears they couldn't hold back, Cos you are no more here, For those who washed you when you were weak, Those who were scared to see you ill, For those who thought you madly stubborn cos you, Wouldn't take another pill I salute them all, who shared you with me, Paying for your bills, Calling on others t...
Emeka Ike Celebrates His South African Wife, Yolanda On Her Birthday
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Emeka Ike Celebrates His South African Wife, Yolanda On Her Birthday

Veteran Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike has taken to his Instagram handle to celebrate his South African wife, Yolanda on her birthday. The actor shared a series of photos of his wife and thanked her for bringing peace to his life. He wrote; " ... YOU hv become my friend, a homie, my love, my partner, my wife and a mother to my children. Thank you for the "peace" HAPPY BIRTHDAY Yolanda lke...more grace"
Man Utd ‘zombie’ keeper hints at summer move as Grant mulls over options
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Man Utd ‘zombie’ keeper hints at summer move as Grant mulls over options

The veteran shot-stopper is third-choice in the pecking order at Old Trafford but believes he is capable of playing again before retiring Lee Grant admits to feeling like a “zombie” at times as third-choice goalkeeper at Manchester United, with the 38-year-old mulling over a summer move as he works his “balls off” to prove that he can prolong a lengthy playing career. The veteran shot-stopper has been at Old Trafford since 2018, but has taken in just two competitive appearances after finding himself stuck behind the likes of David de Gea, Sergio Romero and Dean Henderson. Having previously been a regular for Sheffield Wednesday, Burnley and Derby, Grant is weighing up whether or not to have one more shot at being first-choice somewhere before the day comes to hang up his gloves. ...
Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy
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Stop Smoking Weed On Social Media- Actor, Labista Tells Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy

Veteran Nollywood Actor Labista has blasted celebrities who smoke weed on social media. The actor was categorical with the following top celebrities like Wizkid, Davido, Burna boy, Zubi Micheal. He decried the effect such attitude on social media has on upcoming youth of the country who take them as role model and will feel what they do is the real way of life. Watch video https://youtu.be/BmvQn_M8FH8
Veteran Nollywood ‘Native Doctor’, Dan Nkoloagu Is Dead
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Veteran Nollywood ‘Native Doctor’, Dan Nkoloagu Is Dead

Nollywood veteran Dan Nkoloagu has died. His death was announced by his son Dan Nkoloagu junior on Facebook on January 23. He said his dad died on January 22. “IT WAS A BLACK FRIDAY FOR US YESTERDAY as my Dad left us without saying goodbye,” he wrote. Nkoloagu died at the age of 83. He is popularly known for playing the role of a native doctor.
Don Jazzy Signs New Female Artist To Mavin Records
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Don Jazzy Signs New Female Artist To Mavin Records

Veteran music producer and singer Don Jazzy has added a new female artist AyraStar to his Mavin Records. This would be the first artiste Don Jazzy would be signing to Mavin Records after folks like Johnny Drille, DNA and Ladipoe. According to Don Jazzy, he met AyraStar last year and has been nurturing her for the past months and it’s about time the world meets her. A new song from AyraStar would be dropping in a few days.
Veteran Yoruba Actress, Iya 2d, Joins Naira Marley’s #KoleyewonChallenge (Video)
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Veteran Yoruba Actress, Iya 2d, Joins Naira Marley’s #KoleyewonChallenge (Video)

Veteran Nollywood actress Mistura Asunmo has joined hundreds of people attempting the #KOLEYEWONCHALLENGE by singer Naira Marley. The actress shared the video in an Instagram post on Saturday. “OMG ���� this is what this boy @iamtrinityguy turn me too Well I love it,” she wrote. Koleyewon is a song by Naira Marley and has been used across the country as a dance challenge. Actress Iyabo Ojo has also joined the #KOLEYEWONCHALLENGE. Asunmo’s acting credits include Eru ku Baba, Ife Akoko, Owo Naira Bet, Ilu Aseyori and Majele. https://youtu.be/dmk6Q6OlwDQ
‘Why I Rejected Fela’s Marriage Proposal’ – Onyeka Onwenu
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‘Why I Rejected Fela’s Marriage Proposal’ – Onyeka Onwenu

Veteran Nigerian singer, Onyeka Onwenu has revealed that Music legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti approached her for marriage in the eighties. Onyeka revealed this in her new autobiography, titled My Father’s Daughter. She, however, said she rejected Fela’s proposal during her visit to his club because of his other wives. According to her, she is a possessive lover and did not understand Fela’s love for women. Narrating how Fela proposed marriage, Onyeka wrote: “The second time I saw Fela was in 1984, a few years after I had returned from the United States. He had just been released from jail. “He was arrested for attempting to travel with his band for a gig in London with the sum of 1,600 pounds for their hotel accommodation. At the time, carrying any amount of foreign currency ...
Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo debunks rumors of his death
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Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo debunks rumors of his death

Veteran broadcaster Bisi Olatilo has appeared in a video to debunk rumour that he died of COVID-19 complications. It comes amid social media reports that the 67-year-old had succumbed to the coronavirus. Speaking in a video recorded in a hospital, Mr Olatilo confirmed he was receiving treatment for COVID and that doctors were working to ensure he comes out well. The polyglot also thanked Pastor Wole Oladiyun and all who have been praying for him. Finally, he thanked his 63-year-old wife Sade Olatilo with whom he plans to celebrate 40 years of marriage in 2021. “What can I do without my wife?” he asked. Rumour that Olatilo had died began spreading alongside reports that another socialite Bolu Akin-Olugbade had died of the COVID. Mr Akin-Olugbade’s death has however ...
Daddy Showkey shocks fans with drastic weight loss
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Daddy Showkey shocks fans with drastic weight loss

Veteran singer, Daddy Showkey yesterday shocked his fans when he shared a new photo of himself. In the photo, the singer was looking very different from his very built self and many asked why he lost such a fantastic figure.
Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60
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Veteran Yoruba actress, Orisabunmi dies at 60

The Nigerian film industry is mourning the death of veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi.   Her death was confirmed by the President of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan, known as Mr. Latin.   According to Mr. Latin, the actress died on Tuesday night, January 5. She was 60.   The cause of her death wasn't revealed.   Tunde Ola-Yusuff, another TAMPAN member Tunde Ola-Yusuff also stated that the actress “ left without a goodbye” in a post on social media.   “Really a shock on everyone Iya Oosa, may God rest your Soul among the righteous,” Tunde added.     The news of her death comes four months after her ex-husband, Ji...
Muller focused on Bayern Munich as he pushes his case for Germany recall
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Muller focused on Bayern Munich as he pushes his case for Germany recall

The veteran forward has been in inspired form over the past few months, while his national team has struggled without him Thomas Muller was not thinking about the possibility of a Germany recall after helping Bayern Munich retain their place at the top of the Bundesliga. Scrutiny of Joachim Low's decision to drop Muller, Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels from his Germany squad last year has been under intense scrutiny following their 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Spain in November. Low became only the third Germany manager to concede six goals in a match after Otto Nerz and Sepp Herberger, with his team now having won just three of their past eight fixtures.
Lampard praises Silva’s ‘perfect’ Chelsea debut
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Lampard praises Silva’s ‘perfect’ Chelsea debut

The Brazilian veteran started and played 60 minutes in his first match with the Blues Frank Lampard has praised summer signing Thiago Silva after a "perfect" Chelsea debut for the former Paris Saint-Germain star. After sitting out the first two games of the Premier League season, Silva started and played the first 60 minutes of the Blues' 6-0 Carabao Cup victory over Barnsley. The Brazilian is still working his way to full fitness, having been given time off after helping PSG reach the Champions League final just last month.
Veteran Yoruba actor Jimoh Aliu ‘Aworo’ dies at 86
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Veteran Yoruba actor Jimoh Aliu ‘Aworo’ dies at 86

Aliu died at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital on Thursday, aged 86. According to his close associate, the body of the deceased would be moved to his residence at Adebayo area in Ado-Ekiti before being taken to his hometown, Okemesi Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of the state, where he would be buried on Friday. Aliu was producing the first of his five-movies project, Olowo Ite, before his demise. The movies were expected to feature top Nollywood actors. Born in Okemesi-Ekiti, the deceased began acting in 1959 after joining Akin Ogungbe Theatre Group and left in 1966 to form his own troupe, Jimoh Aliu Concert Party, in Ikare, Ondo State. He had produced and featured in various Yoruba movies, the most popular being ‘Yanpan Yarin’ an...
Veteran Nollywood Actress, Louisa Nwobodo Is Dies At 78
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Veteran Nollywood Actress, Louisa Nwobodo Is Dies At 78

Veteran Nollywood actress, Louisa Nwobodo has died shortly after collapsing in Enugu state. It was gathered that Louisa Nwobodo had collapsed on Sunday, September 13, in her car at St. Mulumbas Catholic Church, New Haven, Enugu. After the ugly incident, she was hurriedly taken to the hospital where she was confirmed dead by physicians. Her remains have been deposited at the morgue pending the conclusion of her burial arrangement. She was 78. Before her death, she has featured in many Nigerian epic movies like Johnbull and RoseKate among others, hence, carving a name for herself in the industry. May her soul rest in peace!!!
Nollywood veteran actor Prof. Ayobami Akinwale has died
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Nollywood veteran actor Prof. Ayobami Akinwale has died

It is reported that he died yesterday, Sunday, September 13, 2020 following a brief illness. The late actor doubled as a Professor in the Department of Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Prof. Abayomi directed many movies and played some important roles in some top Nollywood movies like Sango and Iranse Aje.
Schwarzer explains ‘phenomenal’ Kante’s dip in form at Chelsea
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Schwarzer explains ‘phenomenal’ Kante’s dip in form at Chelsea

The Premier League veteran believes the France international can bounce back this season if he remains at Stamford Bridge N'Golo Kante can bounce back for Chelsea this season, with former team-mate Mark Schwarzer believing the midfielder has been in desperate need of a break from football. The 29-year-old was restricted to 28 appearances for the Blues last season with minor injuries keeping him sidelined after playing 53 matches the campaign before. Kante was criticised in some quarters for his performances over the past year, with Inter currently exploring the possibility of a transfer and the Blues reportedly open to cashing in on the Frenchman.
veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Omobolanle ‘Babalegba’ Is Dead
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veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Omobolanle ‘Babalegba’ Is Dead

His demise was announced on Facebook by Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel. The aged actor who has been sick for a while, finally gave up the ghost in the early hours of today, 7th of September at his abode in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Adejumo wrote: “Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly known as Babalegba died in the early hours of today (midnight precisely)… He joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala, sometimes he played Babalawo, Police officer but most time one comic role to another. He is a friend of the family and supporter of my Daddy till his death. He used to be called Sunday Omobolanle then before he went to Mecca and he turned muslim.. Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.”
Trump could start a civil war by not leaving the White House if he’s beaten by Joe Biden – Veteran filmmaker Spike Lee
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Trump could start a civil war by not leaving the White House if he’s beaten by Joe Biden – Veteran filmmaker Spike Lee

Veteran Hollywood filmmaker, Spike Lee has warned that US president Donald Trump could start up a civil war if he decides not to leave the White House if he's beaten by Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, in the November election. The director's comments came in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Friday August 27. Lee in the interview said the "hate"that is spread by Trump is "heartbreaking." He spoke about the recent shooting of Jacob Blake, and how "black and brown people" and "black and brown trans people are being shot down like animals." "We have so much hate in the world – specifically the United States of America," Lee said. "This guy in the White House, and what he's done, and what this just, level of hate, Anderson, it's heartbreaking," Lee told Cooper. ...
Fella Makafui Is A Weak Woman, Medikal Completely Controls Her – Singer Stephanie Benson Implies
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Fella Makafui Is A Weak Woman, Medikal Completely Controls Her – Singer Stephanie Benson Implies

Veteran Ghanaian singer Stephanie Benson has taken a strong swipe at the most attention-seeking couple in Gh showbiz, Medikal and Fella Makafui. Benson, in her birthday wish for the African mermaid Sister Derby, who turned 36 on Tuesday, August 25th – took a shot at Sowutuom Jay Z and Kpando Beyonce. According to Benson, Sister Derby is a strong woman and can only be handled by real men. Benson’s birthday wish for Derby said that when real men can’t handle tough women like Derby, they leave and go for weak women. “Happy Birthday. 🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️🤸🏾‍♀️ Absolutely Breathtaking😍🌹🌹🌹🌹. It takes a Real Man to Nurture the Beauty of you. Those men are hard to find. They usually settle for the weak and easy. YOU WILL NEVER BE THAT. A TRUE LEO LADY, Happy Birthday,” she wrote. ...
Veteran Manchester City Goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo Leaves Etihad Stadium
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Veteran Manchester City Goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo Leaves Etihad Stadium

Veteran keeper Claudio Bravo has left Manchester City after his contract with the Premier League runners-up expired.The Chilean, 37, signed a four-year deal at City when he made a £15.4m move from Spanish giants Barcelona in 2016.Bravo's performances came under scrutiny in a difficult debut 2016-17 season where City did not win a trophy under new boss Pep Guardiola.Brazil keeper Ederson then arrived in June 2017, leaving Bravo largely restricted to playing in cup games.In total, Bravo made 61 appearances for City and kept 20 clean sheets.More than half of his appearances came in cup matches, with Bravo making only seven Premier League starts after his debut season in England.The Chile international had been signed to replace England's Joe Hart, with Guardiola going back to his former ...
Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo Rewards Make Up Artist Who Painted Her Face To Look Like Him
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Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo Rewards Make Up Artist Who Painted Her Face To Look Like Him

Popular Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has reacted to an imitation photo by a makeup artist, who painted her face to look like him. Jane Richard used her make up kit to paint her face and the outcome looked so much like the veteran actor. She shared photos of the outcome on social media and the photos went viral with Nigerians showering praises on her for a great job. Reacting to the photo, Actor Kanayo O. kanayo rewarded the artist with a short appreciation post on his page. He also asked her to send him a DM for further reward. See his post below;   View this post on Instagram   Very creative. Good attempt. I am honored. Please send a DM @jonet_makeovers A post shared by Kanayo O. Kanayo (@kanayo...
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Omotola Jalade makes shocking revelation about her father’s death

Nollywood actress, Dr. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has made a shocking revelation about her late father’s death. Yesterday June 21 was Fathers’ Day and Omotola took to her Instagram page to celebrate her late father, Sir Shola Jalade. According to her, born 1949, late Shola Jalade died at the age of 41 in 1990. Omotola revealed that she was just a little 12-year-old girl when her father passed on in a ghastly motor accident along Benin-Ore expressway. Celebrating her late father on Fathers’ Day, she thanked him for his impact in her life within a short period. For her, in just 12 years, her father was able to groom her into who and what she is today. She concluded by saying “a great father’s impact is forever.” The thespian however pleaded with millions of her fans no...
Joke Silva write lovely father’s day message to celebrate her husband, Olu Jacobs
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Joke Silva write lovely father’s day message to celebrate her husband, Olu Jacobs

Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva is celebrating her husband Olu Jacobs on the occasion of Father’s Day. Taking to Instagram, the actress and producer shared a photo of herself and her husband as she wrote down sweet words to accompany it. Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs are one of Nollywood veterans who have worn the hearts of their fans and the Nigerian audience. Sharing the photo, the actress wrote in part: “Father of my children, I celebrate you. Oludotun Jacobs (MFR), you were a wonderful present father when they were kids, you ARE a wealth of wisdom now that they are young men…” See Photo Here:  
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Netflix Signs Partners with Nigerian Film Producer, Mo Abudu to Develop Original Content

Veteran Nigerian TV and film producer, Mo Abudu has partnered with Netflix to create features from western Africa as part of its continued expansion into Africa. The American media streaming service and producer, Netflix, partnered with Mo Abudu to create new content from the west African nation to create two original series as well as multiple Netflix-branded films. In a statement released Friday, Dorothy Ghettuba, Netflix’s lead for original series in Africa, said the streaming giant is working with Abudu because of her “passion for creating high-quality, riveting multi-genre films.” Mo Abudu through EbonyLife which she owns, has produced over 5,000 hours of original television shows and top Nollywood films such as “Fifty” and “The Wedding Party,” which grossed 3.5 billion n...

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