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EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence
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EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence

Popular broadcaster, Ifedayo Olarinde aka Daddy Freeze has hit out at the Churches and their leaders who are yet to lend their voices in the ongoing #EndSARS campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. Taking to his Twitter page, The Lagos-based On Air Personality acknowledged others who have spoken out and pleaded with the rest to publicly come out and stand for the people like late American Christian minister and activist, Martin Luther King Jr, did for his own people. He wrote; ”The silence from the Churches/GOs regarding #EndSARS is so loud! Except for a few that spoke earlier, everyone else in church leadership is so conspicuously silent? Please, I plead with you, Stand with the people like Martin Luther King did! He was a reverend! ~FRZ #SARSMUSTEND”
Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria
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Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria

Nigerian musician, Lagbaja has weighed in on the ongoing rape saga in the country. Taking to his Instagram page this morning, the 60-year-old afrobeat veteran condemned rape and also noted that there are consequences for those who have committed the act in the past. He shared a post, which read: 'MY SILENCE IS NO, MY NO IS NO, MY BODY IS MINE, MY LIFE IS MINE' and then wrote:  'Hmmmm, I can't believe in this 2020 people still do evil things like this. It is wrong, it is WRONG. If you did it in the past it would hunt your future, smh!.'  
Waiting for a Rapist to get Rich before Speaking Out is an act of Gold Digging – Cubana Chief Priest
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Waiting for a Rapist to get Rich before Speaking Out is an act of Gold Digging – Cubana Chief Priest

Popular socialite, Cubana Chief Priest has reacted to the recent social media campaign which has seen many people including the rich and famous being called out for rape. In his Instagram post, the club manager stated that rape victims who wait for a rapist to get rich or famous before speaking out are gold digging. He also appealed to parents to teach their children how to speak up to ensure justice is served, because silence endangers others. Cubana Chief Priest wrote;   Waiting For A Rapist To Blow Or Get Rich Before Speaking Out Or Reporting To The Right Authorities Is An Act Of Gold Digging N Dragging, Parents We Have To Teach Our Children How To Speak Up Immediately It Helps Authorities In Proper Investigation To Get Justice Served, Why Did It Take You So Much Ti...
Pantami Blocks Twitter Users Who Questioned Silence On Zamfara, Katsina Killings
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Pantami Blocks Twitter Users Who Questioned Silence On Zamfara, Katsina Killings

Nigerians on social networking platform, Twitter, are recounting how Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, blocked them for questioning him about his silence on the attacks by armed bandits in Zamfara and Katsina states. While in the opposition in 2012, Pantami heavily criticised the handling of insurgency in Nigeria's North-East by former President, Goodluck Jonathan. He also said in an opinion piece published on an online news platform that "leadership in Nigeria has failed" and called on Nigerians to "rise up" and change the situation. An audio where he incited Nigerians against Jonathan over his handling of security in the country has also been making the rounds on Twitter, with many accusing him of hypocrisy now that the party he belongs to, the All P...
Actress, Eniola Badmus Breaks Silence Amidst Funke Akindele’s Prosecution
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Actress, Eniola Badmus Breaks Silence Amidst Funke Akindele’s Prosecution

Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus has finally broken her silence following the arrest and prosecution of her bosom friend, Funke Akindele and her husband. Eniola who has been very quite on social media since the beginning of the crisis could not hide her feelings after hearing the court’s judgement . The 43 year old took to her Instagram page to announce that her heart is broken. She captioned her post “????????? @funkejenifaakindele“  
Mercy Johnson Finally Breaks Silence Amidst Coronavirus Crisis
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Mercy Johnson Finally Breaks Silence Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson in a new post on Instagram, has talked to her fans on how to keep safe and avoid falling victim of the deadly coronavirus disease. According to the mother of 3, Nigerians should adhere to the rules to stop the spread as cases are increasing in numbers. She captioned the lovely pregnancy picture she shared on her Instagram page saying ” Happy Sunday All. Its alot of Stress plus the discomfort is inexplicable but time heals it all. Hoping everyone is safe and adhering to the rules to stop the spread as cases are increasing in numbers. Wash your hands,avoid large gathering, practice the social distancing rule plus sanitize and have a nose mask on. This too will pass.
Video: Sanusi breaks his silence after dethronement as Emir of Kano
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Video: Sanusi breaks his silence after dethronement as Emir of Kano

Deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has broken his silence after his dethronement by the Kano state government. In a 4.39 minute video posted on social media, the Emir who spoke in Hausa, said it is God that made him the Emir of Kano state and it is God'swill that he is no more the Emir of Kano. He prayed for the progress of the state and appealed to the people of the state to remain calm and not resort to violence. Watch the video below.   View this post on Instagram   #emirofkano #sanusilamidosanusi A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on Mar 10, 2020 at 3:18am PDT
Philip Schofield’s wife Breaks her Silence after her Husband Came Out as Gay after 27 Years of Marriage
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Philip Schofield’s wife Breaks her Silence after her Husband Came Out as Gay after 27 Years of Marriage

Philip Schofield's wife of 27 years, Stephanie Lowe has broken her silence after her husband revealed on TV that he's gay. On Friday morning, February 7, Briitish television host Philip Schofield took to Instagram to reveal that he's gay before appearing on This Morning to discuss his announcement.   Two days after his announcement, his wife Stephanie spoke publicly about it for the first time. Speaking candidly to The Sun on Sunday, Steph, 55, said: "We've had to face the most emotionally painful time in our 27 years of marriage." Phil married Stephanie, 55, in 1993 after they met when she was a BBC production Assistant and he was working for the BBC Children's television. Their 27-year marriage is blessed with two daughters, Molly, 27, a talent manager, and Ru...
Lebron James Finally Breaks Silence over the Death of Kobe Bryant
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Lebron James Finally Breaks Silence over the Death of Kobe Bryant

Lebron James has finally broken his silence following the death of his fellow NBA legend and close friend, Kobe Bryant, who tragically lost his life in a helicopter crash on Sunday Jan. 26th. The LA Lakers star, who broke Bryant's scoring record to become the third-leading scorer in NBA history hours before the helicopter crash, took to his Instagram page this morning to pay a touching tribute to the legend, revealing that he is 'heartbroken' by the passing of his close friend. According to James, the pair spoke on the phone just hours before the fatal helicopter accident. Sharing a series of photos of them on the basketball court, James wrote:   Kobe Bryant died alonsgide his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others when his chopper crashed in Calabasas, about ...
State Of Nation: We’re Being Cowed Into Silence — Sultan
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State Of Nation: We’re Being Cowed Into Silence — Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, says traditional and religious leaders that are supposed to hold the nation’s political leaders to account are being cowed into silence. He spoke in Abuja yesterday at this year’s Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace Third Annual General Assembly and Peace Conference, with the theme: “Interreligious Dialogue: Strengthening the Culture of Peace, Justice and Reconciliation”. He said: “Whoever that takes life whether Christian or Muslim is a criminal and should be treated as such. Everything I heard today is hegemonic. The traditional and religious leaders that are supposed to hold political leaders to account for the people are being muscled into silence....
Tinubu Finally Breaks Silence On Amotekun , Says Amotekun Not Threat To National Unity
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Tinubu Finally Breaks Silence On Amotekun , Says Amotekun Not Threat To National Unity

After days of a deafening silence from the leader of the APC in the Southwest, Ahmed Bola Tinubu has finally given his opinion on the very controversial security outfit, Amotekun. The former Lagos state governor who many believe is eyeing the 2023 presidential election, has kept mum on the matter so as not to ruffle the feathers of allies he may need to mount a successful campaign in 2023. In a very lengthy statement released by the elder statesman he said the security fabric of the country had been torn away hence the need for Amotekun. He also blamed misinformation for the negative reviews that have greeted the launch of the outfit. He said; “Amotekun. This issue has dominated recent discourse and media headlines. Distilled to its basics, it concerns how best state government...
Amotekun Is A Christian Agenda To Silence Us – Osun Muslims
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Amotekun Is A Christian Agenda To Silence Us – Osun Muslims

Muslims in Osun State, under the banner of Osun State Muslim Community (OSMC), have condemned the process for the recruitment into the newly launched Western Nigeria Security Network, also known as Amotekun. They described the process where recruits are asked to produce birth certificates from Churches as a deliberate action to silence the Muslims in the region. In a communique issued at the end of a delegates’ meeting held in Osogbo, Osun State Muslim Community said that they were in full support of existing security outfit for protection of life and property in Nigeria provided by the Nigeria constitution and the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The group in the communique signed by the duo of Alhaji Mustafa Olawuyi (President) and Alhaji Hashim Ilelabade Olapade (Secretary), a c...
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Gbemisola Saraki Breaks Silence On Ile Arugbo” Demolition, Comdemns Gov’s Action

At 3:00am Thursday 2nd of January 2020, the Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, gave orders to the Police to open fire on aged women, at the contested welfare home, popularly known as "Ile Arugbo" (Home for Aged), owned by my father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki. As a staunch and loyal member of APC, I have kept quiet to date on the happenings in my state, Kwara State. I had done this for a number of reasons including trying to "keep my head when all about me are losing theirs". But all in all, I had kept quiet, as being a loyal member and supporter of the party, i did not want to get into any squabble with the Governor despite so many provocations. Again, as a loyal and dedicated daughter of my father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, whom I hold in very high esteem, I did...
Your silence is killing me – Terry G begs babymama for another chance to make things right
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Your silence is killing me – Terry G begs babymama for another chance to make things right

Nigerian singer, Terry G has taken to his Instagram page to issue a public apology to his babymama, Mimi Omoregbe. It's unclear what must have led to the misunderstanding between the pair who have a son together. But the 'Akpako Master' has made it clear he wants to make things right if given another opportunity. Read what he wrote below. Sometimes, there are simply no words that can adequately Express the depth of a person's feelings that are plagued by regrets, guilt, and sadness for a wrong done. I want to tell u am sorry a thousand times, but that can't undo what has been done or ease the pain in your heart. I totally deserve all the anger and resentment from you,u are the nicest person any sane man wld wanna have as a part of them in this thing called life, your calmness...
Lionel Messi Scores Winner On International Return And Silences Brazil Boss Tite
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Lionel Messi Scores Winner On International Return And Silences Brazil Boss Tite

Lionel Messi told Brazil coach Tite to "shut his mouth" during a furious bust-up on his Argentina return. Messi returned to international duty following a three-month ban by scoring the match-winner in his side's 1-0 victory over fiercest rivals Brazil. He scored a penalty rebound in the 14th minute and shortly after his goal, he exchanged heated words with Tite who complained to the referee. And speaking after Brazil's defeat, the 58-year-old coach explained his side of the story while revealing his clash with Messi. "I complained because he [Messi] should have been shown a yellow card and he told me to shut my mouth and I told him to shut his mouth," he said. "I don't want to answer anymore on it. You need a strong referee because he'll swallow you... It should have been a...
Future’s alleged Babymama claims the rapper is trying to use the legal system to harass and silence her
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Future’s alleged Babymama claims the rapper is trying to use the legal system to harass and silence her

Eliza Seraphin, the alleged baby mama of rapper and record producer, Future has claimed that the rapper is trying to shut her up by using the legal system. Future tried to get a judge to impose a gag order on Eliza claiming her constant interviews and social media outbursts make him worried that “false and baseless allegations” will be leaked to the media and the public. Eliza, fighting back against Future's gag order request, filed court papers last week claiming Future is trying to impose a gag order on their child custody and support case, and is only trying to rope her in and be in charge of information that flows out in the child paternity legal case she has against the rapper. Eliza called on the judge overseeing the gag case to rule in her favor and also order Future to pay...
#sexforgrades: Seun Kuti calls out ASUU, Minister of Education for their silence
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#sexforgrades: Seun Kuti calls out ASUU, Minister of Education for their silence

Seun Kuti has called out the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over their continuous silence since the release of BBC’s sexforgrades documentary. Seun the son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti who has since stepped into the shoes of his father made the call out on twitter saying, if it were to be money issues, ASUU would have staged a protest. He says now, the students need ASUU more than ever and they must rise to their call. He also called out the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu saying Nigerians are waiting to hear from him. His tweets all after the cut...
Stop Using Security Agencies To Silence Nigerians – Soyinka Tells Buhari
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Stop Using Security Agencies To Silence Nigerians – Soyinka Tells Buhari

Prof. Wole Soyinka has alleged that the Buhari-led administration is using security agencies to silence Nigerians. The Nobel Laureate made this claim at the unveiling of an art gallery in commemoration of his 85th birthday. Insisting that such move only shows that the government is afraid, Soyinka added that it also reduces those running the government, Igbere TV reports. “It is important to send strong message to this government and to the security services to stop trying to muzzle people when they come together to exchange ideas. “You’re reducing them as human beings and you’re also reducing yourselves as human beings, because it means you’re afraid to listen" he said. Speaking further at the event held on Saturday August 24, Soyinka told Nigerians not to believe everythi...
PDP Blasts Obaseki Over Silence On RUGA Settlement
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PDP Blasts Obaseki Over Silence On RUGA Settlement

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of secretly conceding land to the federal government for a pilot scheme of the RUGA Settlement. It said Governor Obaseki’s silence on the issue at a time other state governments are rejecting the establishment of RUGA settlement in their respective states was worrisome. The PDP vowed to use all possible means including legal actions to defend the interest of Edo people in respect of the RUGA settlement. State Chairman of the PDP, Chief Dan Orbih, who spoke Monday at a press briefing in Benin City urged Obaseki to understand that land is finite and could not be used in exchange for political bargains and favour. Chief Orbih said Obaseki must listen to Edo people and the cries of victims of herdsmen...
“I Am Disgusted” – Toke Makinwa Reacts Over CAN’s Silence On Pastor Biodun
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“I Am Disgusted” – Toke Makinwa Reacts Over CAN’s Silence On Pastor Biodun

Toke Makinwa in a new Tweet has called out the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the Busola Dakolo rape case allegations on the COZA senior pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo. She wrote... "I am disgusted that CAN as a body have not come out to say anything. No one is asking you to take sides but as the Christian association of Nigeria, they should say something."
After a long silence, Daniella Okeke responds to sleeping with Apostle Suleman
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After a long silence, Daniella Okeke responds to sleeping with Apostle Suleman

Apostle Suleman has been washed off Stephanie Otobo’s controversy, but it seems Nollywood actress is about to make his name get dragged again on the web by opening old wounds. Late last night, the actress who was accused of sleeping with the Apostle by Stephanie Otobo went on Instagram saying, SHE CAN’T TAKE IT AGAIN. Aside not being able to take it again, she also denied ever knowing Stephanie and gave her 24hours to say the truth or else… ‘U bitch I don’t know who u re, but u came to call my name out of no where? And all of a sudden u disappeared! Afterward u changed ur name? No way u ve to tell the world the truth miss otobo! I ve kept quiet for too long…God will punish you where ever you are…. I woke up to social media like every one else on dat day, wen u called my name on the inte...
Chris Attoh Breaks Silence after his Wife’s Murder
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Chris Attoh Breaks Silence after his Wife’s Murder

Chris Attoh has finally broken his silence after his wife’s murder in the United State of America. His wife Bettie Jenifer was on Friday evening shot dead by an unknown gunmen in the parking lot after she left her office. In a message the actor posted on Twitter, while advising his fans to never give up in whatever they find doing, he said they also should never look down on themselves but up in the sky at the stars Chris Attoh Tweeted: #CHRIS ATTOH One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives 44-year-old American, Bettie Jenifer who got married to Chris Attoh in October in a private traditional marriage ceremony in Accra was shot dead last Friday, 10th May 2019 around 5:0 PM in Maryland, USA. According to poli...
Boko Haram: Army Finally Reacts to Attack on its Base in Borno
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Boko Haram: Army Finally Reacts to Attack on its Base in Borno

After several days of silence, the Nigerian Army has finally spoken on the attack on its base at Mararaba Kimba in Sabon Gari along Biu, Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State in Northeast, Nigeria. A statement from Ado Isa, Colonel and Deputy Director, Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole said the recent strategy adopted by the untiring and dogged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in conducting robust and aggressive fighting patrols coupled with simultaneous clearance operations within the North East has been highly effective. “These actions were aimed to complement the efforts of Operation Yancin Tafki by the Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) currently ongoing along the borders of the lake chad region. “Recently, it has b...
Why I’m Raising My Son as a Girl – Actress Charlize Theron
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Why I’m Raising My Son as a Girl – Actress Charlize Theron

Hollywood actress, Charlize Theron has broken silence in reaction to reports that she is raising her son to dress and act like a girl. The South Africa born actress has been spotted several times with her son rocking braids and wearing a girl’s dress. In an interview with dailymail, Charlize Theron stated that her decision to raise the kid that way is simply because that’s what the kid wants – to be a girl. Yes, I thought she was a boy, too,’ Charlize agrees, briskly. ‘Until she looked at me when she was three years old and said: ‘I am not a boy! So there you go! I have two beautiful daughters who, just like any parent, I want to protect and I want to see thrive. They were born who they are and exactly where in the world both of them get to find themselves as they grow up, an...
Emma Nyra Breaks Silence Over Ubi Franklin And Iyanya’s Fight
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Emma Nyra Breaks Silence Over Ubi Franklin And Iyanya’s Fight

Following the fight between two record label partners, Ubi and Iyanya, a former close ally to the duo has broken her silence.   Former Triple MG artiste Emma Nyra has broken her silence on the fight between former business partners, Ubi Franklin and Iyanya. Recall that Iyanya accused Ubi of betraying him after they both had started the MMMG company. Taking to her social media handle, Emma Nyra who once dated Ubi left a cryptic message that read: “Money isn’t the root of all evil, lies are. Money doesn’t lie. People do. God knows the truth. God sees all. Maybe one day you will realize that money is not the essence of life. Better go and find peace and happiness. I’m enjoying motherhood and my family comes first #NoDrama.” Many believe she is slamming Ubi following...
Jussie Smollett Breaks Silence After Homophobic Attack
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Jussie Smollett Breaks Silence After Homophobic Attack

Hollywood actor, Jussie Smollett has broken his silence after the homophobic and racist attack he had to endure earlier this week. The Empire star was assaulted by two men early Tuesday morning in Chicago. It was reported by the Police that a rope was found around the actor’s neck. In an exclusive statement to ESSENCE, Smollett thanked everyone for their support, as he also revealed that he is physically fit. He said; “Let me start by saying that I’m OK,” My body is strong but my soul is stronger. More importantly I want to say thank you. The outpouring of lov
Nigerian Couple Welcome Their First Child After 19 Years of Waiting
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Nigerian Couple Welcome Their First Child After 19 Years of Waiting

A Nigerian couple, who are beneficiary of Ibidun Ituah Ighodalo's grant for infertility treatment have welcomed their first child after 19 years of waiting. The former Miss Lux shared the goodnews on Instagram today. Recall that she had set the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF) a non-profit organization to raise awareness on issues pertaining to infertility and to provide grants for couples that require fertility treatments such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination. Sharing a photo of the new born on Instagram, Ibidun wrote; Haaaaaa ... After 19 years of waiting, 19 years of praying,19 years trusting & crying God showed up like never before my God you are too much. these are tears of joy my fam, when God decides to silence your mockers hmmmm, another h...
Tiwa Savage’s Silence On Social Media Leaves Her Fans Worried
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Tiwa Savage’s Silence On Social Media Leaves Her Fans Worried

Tiwa's fans are worried she hasn't been active on social media like she used to. To make it worse, Tiwa is yet to wish her numerous fans a happy new year, leaving most of them worried. The last time the singer was on her favourite social media platform -- instagram was December 27th and her fans are wondering why. The singer is yet to make any post this year despite being the 21st day of the year!    
Davido Breaks Silence on Teni Defeating Peruzzi
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Davido Breaks Silence on Teni Defeating Peruzzi

Popular singer, David Adeleke has finally broken silence on the 2019 Soundcity MVP awards during which Peruzzi was defeated. Teniola on Tuesday last week beat Peruzzi, Odunsi and others to emerge as the best new artiste of 2019. However, Peruzzi was not pleased with the awards as he took to twitter declaring that he worked harder than any new artiste in 2018, and also made more income than any other artiste in his category last year, 2018. However, Davido, finally speaking on the award, said both artistes deserved to win best new artiste of 2018. The ‘Assurance’ crooner disclosed this during a question and answer section on twitter on Wednesday morning, as a fan had asked him; “Do you think Peruzzi deserved that award over Teni?” Davido replied; “They both do!”...
Rob Kardashian Reveals He’s Crushing On Alexis Skyy
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Rob Kardashian Reveals He’s Crushing On Alexis Skyy

Rob Kardashian has shown that he is crushing on Alexis Skyy, as the reality TV star has just posted her photo of SnapChat and saying she is WCW. It now appears to be that the love may not be one-sided as sources close to Alexis also revels that she saw Rob’s Snapchat, and she’s definitely feeling him too. In fact, Skyy was so open to hanging with Rob, she was reportedly at his house just a few hours after he posted the tribute to her. Seems like Rob has had a thing for Alexis for a while. He captioned the Snap, “MY WCW … I’VE BEEN WANTING YOU FOR SO LONG..” Alexis is already trying to make nice with the Kardashian clan. After Rob’s post, she started following Kris, Kim, Kendall, Kylie and Kourtney on IG. The timing of Rob’s post is super interesting because Alexis and Chy...
Mother Of Four Who Allegedly Left Disturbing Note On Instagram Finally Breaks Silence
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Mother Of Four Who Allegedly Left Disturbing Note On Instagram Finally Breaks Silence

The mother of four who allegedly left a disturbing note on Instagram, has finally broken silence on her post which got the attention of Nigerians. The mother of four who disclosed that she has never begged any celebrity for money, added that the messages she has gotten so far has been quite touching. She added that for over a year, her children have not been with their dad. Jane Akwaugo who disclosed that she comes home late when her children must have slept, said she does this to avoid them asking about their Dad and also asking her to buy things. She wrote; Someone called my nanny and told her things,she called me and my children were crying,my son asked me if I won’t buy spider Man and bysicle again for him,my daughter mummy we luv yu,I dropped the fone. Thank Yu my people,I have no...
Read How Soldier Dismissed Woman Who Was Preaching The Gospel to Him
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Read How Soldier Dismissed Woman Who Was Preaching The Gospel to Him

A Nigerian soldier has narrated how he dismissed a lady who walked up to him preaching the gospel to him. Read how soldier dismissed woman who was preaching the gospel to him Edward E Onoriode said he was at a car wash when the lady met him. He told her he wasn’t interested in coming to her church but she insisted so he came up with a plan that shocked her into silence. He wrote: Yesterday, I went to the car wash to get my bus and wifey car washed. At the car wash, I met this young lady who also came to wash her car. She walked up to me and we had the following conversation: She: Good afternoon brother, hope I’m not bothering you? Me: Good afternoon ma’am. Not at all, you ain’t bothering me. She: I actually want to share the word of God with you, hope you don’t mind...
Davido Breaks Silence On Peruzzi’s Loss At 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards
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Davido Breaks Silence On Peruzzi’s Loss At 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards

Popular singer, Davido has broken silence on the 2019 Soundcity MVP awards during which Peruzzi was defeated by Teni. Teniola on Tuesday last week beat Peruzzi, Odunsi to emerge as the best new artiste of 2019. However, Peruzzi was not pleased with the awards as he took to Twitter declaring that he worked harder than any new artiste in 2018, and also made more income than any other artiste in his category last year, 2018. He wrote: “Personally I’d say I worked the hardest last year than any other new act, same way I made more money last year than any other new act in the country. “There’s a way I see myself, it’s my race, there’s a way I’m running it. Focus on yours. Facts over hype. It’s really simple.” Davido, finally speaking on the award, said both artistes deserve to...
Shehu Sani Reveals Three Reasons Northern Leaders Are Silent On Killings
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Shehu Sani Reveals Three Reasons Northern Leaders Are Silent On Killings

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central, has criticised northern leaders over their silence on frequent killings and kidnappings in the region. The lawmaker, in a series of tweets, highlighted three reasons why the northern elite are silent over the killings. S According to him, the fear of being against the President Muhammadu Buhari government is among the reasons for northern leaders’ silence. Sani, on his Twitter page, wrote: “Northern political elites are silent on the frequent killings and kidnappings in the north out of any of these three reasons;FEAR not to be seen opposing the Government;BELIEF that the President is doing his best;INDIFFERENCE because it’s the poor that are dying.” Recently, no fewer than 17 people were on Saturday killed by bandits in ...
Princess Shyngle Breaks Silence On Attempted Suicide
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Princess Shyngle Breaks Silence On Attempted Suicide

It was reported a few days ago that Princess Shyngle had attempted to commit suicide in Lagos, Nigeria. However, Princess Shyngle has debunked such reports that she attempted suicide In an insta Story, Princess Shyngle revealed that she never attempted suicide and that she was rather suffering from depression.
Former House Speaker, Na’Abba, Dumps APC
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Former House Speaker, Na’Abba, Dumps APC

Ghali Na’Abba Segun James A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Na’abba, from Kano State, was Speaker between 1999 and 2003. He announced his resignation in a letter addressed to the APC Chairman of his Sharada Ward of Kano Municipal Local Government. A copy of his resignation letter read: “This is to notify you of my resolve to resign from the APC effective today, December 5, 2018,” he wrote. “My decision to resign from the party follows the cavalier manner in which both the federal government, states controlled by the APC and the APC itself are being run, as a result of which anybody who has eyes to see only sees doom and not prosperity for our dear country.” The politi...
Polaris Bank Network Failures And The Silence Of CBN
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Polaris Bank Network Failures And The Silence Of CBN

For many Nigerians it has become the norm to get to the banking hall and hear "there is no network now you can only deposit" message, many approach ATMs of other banks with great caution and anxiety not knowing if they will get the Issuer or switch Inoperative message, or worse still get debited but not paid and then have to go through the hassles of filling forms and waiting for days or weeks for the money to reverse. In fact some have marked some ATMs notorious for debiting without payment and would never approach them even if you held a knife to their neck. We have conditioned our minds to take all of these blunders, inefficiency, unprofessional conduct of bank staff who speak to customers as they like as normal when that should not be case. Today I tried withdrawing money from my ac...
Barcelona Comms Chief Vives Tells Maradona: Messi The Best Player Of All Time
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Barcelona Comms Chief Vives Tells Maradona: Messi The Best Player Of All Time

Barcelona comms chief Josep Vives has dismissed Diego Maradona's criticism of Barcelona captain Leo Messi. Vives addressed Maradona's attack on Lionel Messi when speaking on Tuesday. "There are some comments that qualify themselves," he said. "We have a person who qualifies himself to himself from silence and discretion. "He is the best player of all time without any doubt and he does his talking on the pitch."
Lionel Messi Let Down By Argentina Traitors
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Lionel Messi Let Down By Argentina Traitors

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.   Lionel Messi Diego Maradona has reiterated his call for Lionel Messi to turn his back on the Argentina national team after being let down by team-mates such as Javier Mascherano and “traitors” within the FA. The Barcelona superstar is currently weighing up his international options on the back of a disappointing 2018 World Cup campaign. He has ruled himself out of contention for current selections, with interim coach Lionel Scaloni being forced to call upon others as the No. 10 jersey is rested alongside a talismanic figure. Messi has offered no indication as what his future plans will be, after earning 128 caps to date...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Family Break Their Silence Over His Rape Allegations As They Launch ‘Justice For CR7’ Campaign
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Family Break Their Silence Over His Rape Allegations As They Launch ‘Justice For CR7’ Campaign

Cristiano Ronaldo's family has broken their silence over his rape allegations by showing their support for the player on social media. This comes after Kathryn Mayorga, a former model turned teacher, accused the sportsman of raping her in a Vegas hotel suite back in 2009. Ronaldo's mother Maria Dolores and sister Katia Aveiro both posted pictures of Cristiano in a Superman cape with matching messages on Facebook and Instagram, vowing to seek 'justice'. Dolores wrote: 'I want to see who has the courage to put this photo on their profile for a week and make a chain for him..for Portugal, for him, for us and for the union of our people, for justice. He deserves it.' The picture of Ronaldo carried two hashtags in Portuguese. One translates as '#Ronaldo, we are with you to the e...
Osun Election: Adeleke Speaks On Inconclusive Election
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Osun Election: Adeleke Speaks On Inconclusive Election

Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally broken the silence on the Saturday’s Governorship election in Osun state that was ruled inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Adeleke who is currently leading the Osun Guber poll thanked his supporters and appealed to the people to rededicate themselves to the ‘struggle, adding that ‘the tyrants can be forced to submit to the will of the people. His official statement reads: “I sent my appreciation through this medium to Osun voters who find me worthy of their votes. Your votes humbled me and further strengthen my resolve to truly serve our people. “Despite all the blackmails and persecution, you stand by me, you voted for me and you defended your votes. You adopted me a...
Tiwa Savage Finally Breaks Silence Over Relationship With Wizkid
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Tiwa Savage Finally Breaks Silence Over Relationship With Wizkid

Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has finally spoken out on the relationship that existed between herself and Wizkid The two were spotted a few months ago in several pictures together and they even performed a few shows and this led to many speculating that perhaps there was something more between the two Tiwa Savage dismissed these stories stating that the relationship between the two wasn’t romantic in any way and that the two have never had such an interaction. She spoke to Soundcity radio 98.5 and said that she ignored all the rumours surrounding the two and that there was no pressure on her: “I heard all sorts of stories about Wizkid and I, but I chose to ignore them. “At a point, people said I was dating Humblesmith; later they mentioned another (artiste?). How long will I...
US Celebs Are Waking Up With #MuteRKelly After Years Of Silence
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US Celebs Are Waking Up With #MuteRKelly After Years Of Silence

US stars have joined the #MuteRKelly movement which has been reignited by the Times Up campaign, resulting in one of his shows being cancelled. The call for R Kelly to be "muted" is not new, however it has resurfaced with help of the call by the Times Up's campaign, which gained momentum and attracted a lot of support from big names. R. Kelly has been accused of sexual relationships with minors going back to 1994, when he married the then 15-year-old pop star, Aaliyah. According to Vox, in the 24 years since then, Kelly has been sued multiple times for inappropriate sexual contact with a minor, where he settled out of court every time. He was also charged with creating child pornography, but a jury found him not guilty on the grounds that they could not conclusively identify the o...
Gerard Pique Silences Rumours Of Split From Shakira As He Attends Her European Tour Rehearsal
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Gerard Pique Silences Rumours Of Split From Shakira As He Attends Her European Tour Rehearsal

Last week, Spanish website Cotilleo, claimed that Colombian singer Shakira and her partner, Gerard Piqué have separated after six years and two kids together. A source told the Spanish site that Shakira was the one who instigated the split. ''It's something serious and she has been the one who has finally made the decision.' To dismiss the rumours, Gerard Piqué who plays as a center-back for Spain and Barcelona, posted a video of him supporting his girlfriend as she rehearsed for her forthcoming European Tour. In the short Instagram story, the 30-year-old star puts his finger to his lips to signal silence as he enters the rehearsal studio, where Shakira is seen rehearsing with her team.
Crystal Hefner Breaks Silence After Hugh’s Death
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Crystal Hefner Breaks Silence After Hugh’s Death

Hugh Hefner’s widow, Crystal has released a statement following the death of her husband last Wednesday. The 31-year-old spoke to People magazine exclusively calling the late 91-year-old an “American hero.” “I haven’t been able to bring myself to write most people back to thank them for their condolences. I am heartbroken. I am still in disbelief,” Crystal said. “We laid him to rest Saturday. He is in the place he was always certain he wanted to spend eternity.” Hefner died of natural causes at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday night. He was laid to rest at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, right next to Marilyn Monroe's burial spot which he bought in 1992 for $75k. “He was an American hero. A pioneer. A kind and humble soul who opened up his life and home to the w...
Mel B ‘Spends Thousands To Silence Former Nanny Who Caused Split From Stephen’
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Mel B ‘Spends Thousands To Silence Former Nanny Who Caused Split From Stephen’

Former Spice Girl Mel B has reportedly 'spent thousands of pounds' on legal fees in a bid to gag her former nanny.The America's Got Talent host is said to have taken out five motions hoping to persuade a judge to dismiss the libel case against her, filed by Lorraine Gilles, according to the Mirror.Mel, 42, made the claims that 25-year-old Lorraine was one of the main reasons her marriage to film producer Stephen Belafonte broke down.She alleged that the pretty blonde from Germany had an affair with Stephen and terminated a pregnancy after their secret trysts. The nanny heavily denied the allegations and filed a lawsuit against Mel for libel.Mel's legal team now hope to convince Judge Dalila Lyons of Los Angeles Superior Court to rull the case null and void, saving her m...
UK Observes Minute Of Silence For Grenfell Tower Blaze Victims
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UK Observes Minute Of Silence For Grenfell Tower Blaze Victims

Britain held one-minute of silence on Monday for the victims of last week’s devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London, where at least 79 people died. Hundreds of local residents, firefighters and other emergency personnel paused near the gutted 24-storey residential block, while government offices across Britain also took part. “The residents of Grenfell Tower, families who have lost loved ones, and the emergency services who have been working so hard to help them have been through some of the most harrowing and traumatic experiences imaginable,” Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement before the remembrance. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the number of people confirmed dead, or missing and presumed dead, had risen to 79 and could increase further. ...