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Obadiah Mailafia ‘Profusely Apologised’, Playing To The Gallery – DSS
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Obadiah Mailafia ‘Profusely Apologised’, Playing To The Gallery – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday said a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafiya, is playing to the gallery and desperate to breach peace in the country. Mailafiya, had in a recent interview, alleged a Northern Governor was Commander of the Boko Haram terrorist group. He was subsequently invited by the Plateau State office of the DSS for questioning and later released. Public Relations Officer, National Headquarters, Abuja of the DSS, Dr Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Friday pointed out this was an indication of an earlier warning about desperate efforts by some notable personalities to use their exalted positions to cause total breakdown of law and order. Afunanya said Mailafiya had “profusely apologised” during ...
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Apologises to Gunners Players after 2-1 Loss
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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Arteta Apologises to Gunners Players after 2-1 Loss

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has apologised to his players following the Gunners’ 2-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday evening. Arteta said he was really sorry for his players, adding that the result of the match was a massive blow in their race for European competition next season. Alexandre Lacazette’s goal was not enough as Jose Mourinho’s men defeated Arsenal, thanks to two goals from Son Heung-min and Toby Alderweireld. “It’s a massive blow [in the race for Europe] because we know the results this weekend. We will fight in two different ways, in the league and FA Cup, to do everything we can. “I’m disappointed and frustrated and really sorry for the boys. “The personality they showed, nullifies them and makes them hit the ball long ...
Amokachi Begs Nigerian to forgive Yakubu Aiyegbeni for 2010 World Cup Blunder Against South Korea
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Amokachi Begs Nigerian to forgive Yakubu Aiyegbeni for 2010 World Cup Blunder Against South Korea

Former Nigerian international, Daniel Amokachi, has pleaded with Nigerians to forgive former Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni over the missed goal against South Korea at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. According to Amokachi, Nigerians have yet to pardon Aiyegbeni for over a decade he committed the blunder in front of an empty post. He explained that in football, it was a natural thing for great players across the world to mess up in front of goalkeepers. “It is not new in football. I have missed a good goal opportunity before. “Great players across the world had messed up in front of goalkeepers. “We need to forgive him [Yakubu Aiyegbeni] so that he can enjoy his retirement,” Amokachi told Brila FM. Meanwhile, Ayegbeni had since apologised to Ni...
Somto Nwosu Involved in False Rape Allegation is INNOCENT
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Somto Nwosu Involved in False Rape Allegation is INNOCENT

Three girls, Anjola Obisesan, Hameedat Hammed and Omotolani all from the Kawara State University, falsely accused Somto Nwosu of rape, only to apologise after he took legal steps. The young talent manager who is just starting his career was trolled on WhatsApp by different numbers sending him various threatening messages, after the three girls mistakenly sent his number to a female group on the platform. A screenshot of Tolani WhatsApp status showed that the girls weren’t sorry for their actions after mistakenly dropping his number on the group, she wrote; “Dem say no be yangy oo but continue dragging him, he is supporting yangy”. Somto Nwosu had to take to Twitter to state that he doesn’t know Yangy, he wrote; “Sigh. In this case where they are accusing you wr...
Gay model, Kyle Goffney Apologises to his Husband after he went online to Say their 1 Month Marriage is over Due to Infidelity
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Gay model, Kyle Goffney Apologises to his Husband after he went online to Say their 1 Month Marriage is over Due to Infidelity

Gay model, Kyle Goffney has apologised to his husband Jones Felipe one week after saying he was walking out of their one-month-old marriage due to infidelity. Last week, Kyle shocked people when he announced that his marriage was over only one month after their wedding because Felipe was in love with someone else . Well, it appears Kyle is sorry for his outburst and wants to reconcile with Felipe as he has shared a new photo of them kissing, with the caption: "For better or for worse." He added: "I ain't letting him go because he's all I got."   In another post, he shared a photo of their wrists with tattoos of each other's names, and apologized to Felipe. He wrote: "I’m sorry I put our dirty laundry on social media and made you look like the villain. I accep...
Hair Salon Owner Jailed for Defying Lockdown Via Video Conferencing
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Hair Salon Owner Jailed for Defying Lockdown Via Video Conferencing

Shelley Luther, the owner of Salon à la Mode in Dallas has been jailed for a week after she refused to stop operating her business despite Coronavirus restrictions. She was booked in the Dallas County jail on Tuesday afternoon following a video hearing. According to court documents, Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail for violating a temporary restraining order to close her business and fined $500 each to the county's criminal and civil courts for every day the salon remained open. A Dallas inspector and a police officer told the court that they saw clients inside getting haircuts and manicures, according to the Texas Tribune. At the hearing, Luther said she kept the salon open because she needed the money. "I couldn't feed my family, and my stylists couldn't feed...
Spanish opera Singer, Placido Domingo Apologises to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment
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Spanish opera Singer, Placido Domingo Apologises to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment

Placido Domingo has apologised to dozens of women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. This comes the Spanish opera singer resigned as general manager of the Los Angeles Opera after several allegations were made. About a total of 20 women including singers, dancers, musicians and backstage staff accused Domingo of harassment and inappropriate behaviour at opera houses over the last three decades. Domingo had initially denied the allegations' but has finally apologized and accepted 'full responsibility' over the claims against him. In a statement, the singer, director and conductor said: “I have taken time over the last several months to reflect on the allegations that various colleagues of mine have made against me. I respect that these women finally...
DSS Team Leader Apologised To Justice Ojukwu Over Court Invasion
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DSS Team Leader Apologised To Justice Ojukwu Over Court Invasion

Operatives of Department of State Services wrestling Mr. Omoyele Sowore to the ground as they rearrested him inside the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday refuted the Department of State Service’s claim that its operatives did not disrupt proceedings at the Federal High Court, Abuja, in their bid to rearrest his client, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, on Friday. Falana said in a statement that, contrary to the DSS’ denial, issued on Saturday, the leader of the DSS team of operatives who invaded the court tendered an apology for their conduct when summoned after the incident by the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu. He said the DSS operatives were unable to defend their conduct, hence their subsequent apology to the judge, who was ...
Aaron Ramsey Apologised To Cristiano Ronaldo After ‘Stealing’ Champions League Goal
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Aaron Ramsey Apologised To Cristiano Ronaldo After ‘Stealing’ Champions League Goal

Aaron Ramsey revealed he has apologised to Cristiano Ronaldo after he 'stole' the forward's goal in the Champions League game against Lokomotiv Moscow on Wednesday. Juventus took the lead after just four minutes of their group game in Russia when Ronaldo took a free kick from wide of the penalty area. Goalkeeper Guilherme spilled the ball and, as it rolled towards goal, Ramsey poked it home. Ronaldo didn't look too impressed and Ramsey looked a bit sheepish whilst celebrating the goal and after the match the Welshman explained why he 'stole' the goal and confirmed he'd apologised to his teammate, saying, "I thought the keeper was a lot closer to me and had a chance of diving back and maybe clearing it. "My instinct took over to make sure that it went over the line. I've apologised...
The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman
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The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman

Here Is The Moment Senator Elisha Abbo Apologised For Beating A Woman In Abuja, As Nigerians React In a live broadcast, he called on the Senate, Nigerians, Churches & the Victim to forgive him. He made the apology at a press conference at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. The Senator who was closed to tears at the briefing asked for forgiveness, saying it is not in his character to assault women. In his words, “I personally apologize to Bibra and her family for my action towards her, which has brought immense discomfort in our body polity." I have never been known or associated with such actions in the past. Regardless of what transpired prior to my expression of anger, I am sincerely sorry and plead that all men and women of good conscience should have the heart to for...
Lilian Esoro’s Fans Blast Ubi Franklin for Impregnating Lady
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Lilian Esoro’s Fans Blast Ubi Franklin for Impregnating Lady

Lilian Esoro‘s fans have stormed her Instagram page to show solidarity with her and at the same time blast her ex-husband over his affair with another woman. News making rounds indicate that the music mogul has impregnated his former staff member, a lady identified as Nicola Siyo., who is reportedly of South African origin. Ubi Franklin, has however confirmed the news and even stated in a statement he released earlier today, that he is not stopping yet and hopes to have 2 more children. Well, in a new development, Lilian Esoro’s fans have been calling out Ubi over what some consider as a show of total irresponsibility, while some apologised for speaking ill of her in the past. See reactions: Ubi however doesn’t seem bothered about the entire saga as h...
Belgium Apologises For the Kidnappings of over 20,000 Mixed-race Children in the Colonial Era
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Belgium Apologises For the Kidnappings of over 20,000 Mixed-race Children in the Colonial Era

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologised for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during the colonial rule of Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda. The "métis" children born to Belgian settlers and local women were forcibly taken to Belgium and fostered by Catholic orders and other institutions. About 20,000 children are believed to have been affected. Most fathers refused to acknowledge paternity of their children. Some of the children, born in the 1940s and 1950s, never received Belgian nationality and remained stateless. Speaking in the Belgian parliament, Prime Minister Michel said the country had breached the children's basic human rights, seeing them as a threat to the colonial system. It had, he said, stripped them of their identity, st...
Man Narrates Ordeal After Being Kidnapped By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen In Edo.
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Man Narrates Ordeal After Being Kidnapped By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen In Edo.

A Nigerian film maker and actor, Femi Ogedengbe, has taken to social media to narrate on behalf of a victim – his horrifying experience at the hands of gunmen alleged to be Fulani herdsmen over the weekend in Edo state.   Oh Nigeria ! I weep… ARMED ROBBERY AND KIDNAPPING BY ARMED FULANI HERDSMEN ON ORE-BENIN EXPRESSWAY – OFOSU (INCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND 3 PM LAST SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2019). For my personal safety and to avoid a reprisal or repeat attack, God forbid, let me call myself Barrister A. I was on my way to Jattu, near Auchi in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State Nigeria for my younger sister’s traditional marriage billed to take place in Jattu. I set out from Lagos and was having a very smooth ride until I entered Edo State. At Ofusu just before Okada Tow...
I Am Not Homophobic – Patrice Evra Fires Back at PSG
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I Am Not Homophobic – Patrice Evra Fires Back at PSG

Former Manchester United defender, Patrice Evra, has hit back at accusations of homophobia, after Paris Saint-Germain blasted him for calling the Ligue 1 club “a bunch of queers”, following their 3-1 loss to the Red Devils. PSG condemned “Patrice Evra’s homophobic insults aimed at us… on social media” after a bizarre spat, in which Evra used the French word “pede”, a derogatory term for homosexuals, to describe the Parisians. However, the 37-year-old claims his comments had been twisted by the French media. “I made a video, as a joke as a friend, and the French media, they take it because I used the word ‘pede’, so they translated as I am against the gay people. “I am not homophobic. I love everybody. So if I offend someone or I hurt someone, I already apologised. “You h...
Antonio Rudiger Reveals Who Caused Chelsea’s 2-0 Defeat to Everton
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Antonio Rudiger Reveals Who Caused Chelsea’s 2-0 Defeat to Everton

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger has blamed Maurizio Sarri’s men following their 2-0 defeat to Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. Goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson ensured that Marco Silva’s men defeated Chelsea at Goodison Park. Rudiger has now blamed Chelsea players for their ‘unacceptable’ performance against Everton, adding that they were passive against the hosts. The Germany international, however, apologised for their lack-lustre display against Everton. “It was the same against Wolves, but this time we lost,” Rudiger was quoted by Metro UK as saying. “We played a good first half but we didn’t score. It is unacceptable the way we came out [after the break] and we lost th...
EFCC Arrests Ex-NBA Chairman
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EFCC Arrests Ex-NBA Chairman

There was mild drama in Ikeja on Monday as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Mr Yinka Farounbi, a former Chairman of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The arrest took place at the branch’s secretariat in Ikeja during a monthly meeting of the branch, NAN reports The arrest followed the former chairman’s alleged refusal to honour an invitation of the anti-graft agency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Farounbi’s arrest was initiated by a petition written to the EFCC by three members of NBA, Ikeja branch, over alleged misappropriation of N30 million belonging to the branch. The petititioners alleged that Farounbi, in connivance with Mr Adeshina Ogunlana, another former Chairman of NBA Ikeja branch, diver...
Zahra Buhari Reacts as Dino Melaye and Festus Keyamo Argue
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Zahra Buhari Reacts as Dino Melaye and Festus Keyamo Argue

Zahra Buhari has reacted to the heated argument between Senator Dino Melaye and Festus Keyamo concerning President Buhari’s order against ballot box snatchers. Both men had the argument on live Television. The president few days ago ordered the military to take action against anyone caught snatching ballot box. “Anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or lead thugs to disturb it, maybe this is the last unlawful action you will take,” he said. “I really gave the military and the police (order) to be ruthless. We are not going to be blamed that we want to rig election. I want Nigerians to be respected. Let them vote whoever they want across the parties”. Reacting to the president’s order, Dino Melaye expressed disappointment. “I am utterly disappointed in my president. I am compl...
Male TV Presenters Caught Talking About Reporter’s Boobs in TV Studio
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Male TV Presenters Caught Talking About Reporter’s Boobs in TV Studio

Two male TV presenters have been dragged on social media for talking about a female reporter’s boobs during a broadcast break, just after she gave a report. Gerardo Velazquez de Leon and Carlos Albert, a former footballer, were off air when they were recorded discussing Mexican sports reporter Patty Lopez de la Cerda. They were caught during an advert break while filming the show ‘Reaccion en Cadena’ (‘Chain Reaction’) which airs in Mexico. The pair was discussing Patty’s social media activity and accused her of “always showing her boobs”. In the footage, Gerardo says: “Bro, this woman has posted photos and says that she finally found similar pictures and put them together to show her boobs 10 years ago and now. Reading from his electrical device, he adds: “10 years ago sh...
Saraki Contributed More Than Tinubu to Make Buhari President – Okupe
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Saraki Contributed More Than Tinubu to Make Buhari President – Okupe

Doyin Okupe has reveals that Senate President Bukola Saraki contributed to the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari more than Bola Tinubu. Doyin Okupe who is a former  presidential spokesperson, who made this known in a statement on Sunday, titled, “How Lai Mohammed betrayed Saraki”. According to him, the Senate President was betrayed despite other stakeholders in the coalition agreeing to make him Senate President when Buhari becomes president. He also alleged that the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, is one of those who betrayed the him despite getting his support to emerge minister. Read statement below. “Prior to the establishment of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, certain agreements were reached with principal stakeholders. “Sar...
I Received About 50 Direct Messages From Ladies Hitting On Me After my Divorce Prank – Seyi Law
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I Received About 50 Direct Messages From Ladies Hitting On Me After my Divorce Prank – Seyi Law

Last week, comedian, Seyi Law, made news after he announced on Instagram that he is separating from his wife, Stacey.  Seyi had posted; ''Due to irreconcilable differences would have been enough to announce this, but the kind and beautiful heart of my ex-wife must be stated. She is one of the best women I have ever known. It is however sad, that I announce that my wife and I have decided to part ways for good. We will appreciate your love and support at this time. God bless you. Tiwaloluwa is safe and good.” He later quashed the news stating that his marriage of 8 years is intact and that he only pulled a  prank on Nigerians in order to get buzz for his show. He also apologised to his wife for the joke. In an interview with Punch, Seyi said he received over 50 direct messages from...
Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence
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Prince Philip Gives up Driving Licence

The Duke of Edinburgh , Prince Philip is to voluntarily give up his driving licence following a scary crash last month, Buckingham Palace has said. The 97-year-old duke apologised over a car crash near the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, in which his Land Rover Freelander landed on its side after a collision with a Kia. Buckingham Palace said that he surrendered his licence on Saturday. In a statement, the palace said: “After careful consideration the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence.” Norfolk police have confirmed with us the Duke voluntarily turned in his license to officers Saturday, and tell us the investigation of the collision has been passed to the Crown Prosecution Service. We’re told CPS will provide “advice on...
“We Are Sorry For Yesterday’s Loss” – Onome Ebi, Super Falcons Captain
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“We Are Sorry For Yesterday’s Loss” – Onome Ebi, Super Falcons Captain

Super Falcons captain, Onome Ebi has apologised to Nigerians for the loss against South Africa yesterday. She apologised at a media conference at the team’s base in Ghana today. She said the following at the press conference. First, I want to say to Nigerians, we are sorry for the loss yesterday. The players are down. . .the players were down, but now, I think, we’ve motivated ourselves. We’ve spoken to ourselves and, em, we know the reason why we are here. We are not here to lose. We are here to retain our trophy and qualify for the World Cup. So, I want to assure Nigerians, they should not give up on us. They should keep praying for us, because we are not leaving here without the cup
Kemi Olunloyo’s father has called me to apologize – Actor Jide Kosoko
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Kemi Olunloyo’s father has called me to apologize – Actor Jide Kosoko

Veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, was one time suspected of being a ritualist by Kemi Olunloyo because he had lost three wives. In a new interview with Saturday Beats, Jide addressed Kemi's allegations saying she only spoke her mind and she had a right to air her opinion. He further said that it was a closed chapter because Kemi Olunloyo's father called him to apologise for his daughter’s utterance. Jide told SB: “I do not want to go to Kemi Olunloyo’s issue because the chapter is closed. I do not want to dwell much on it because when people approached me and informed me of what she was saying, I said she was entitled to her opinion. She was voicing out, what about those that would not say anything but in their mind, they would say that I have lost about three wives? They are only being h...