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Champions League: UEFA Announces New Venue for Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Match
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Champions League: UEFA Announces New Venue for Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Match

UEFA, on Sunday, announced that Liverpool’s Champions League round of 16 away first-leg clash with RB Leipzig has been moved to Budapest. Liverpool and RB Leipzig are set to battle each other on February 16. The Premier League champions were barred from entering Germany due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions. However, in a statement on Sunday, the European football governing body confirmed that February 16 first leg “will now take place at Puskas Arena in Budapest. UEFA’s statement read, “UEFA can confirm that the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between RB Leipzig and Liverpool FC will now take place at Puskás Aréna in Budapest. “The date of the match (February 16 2021) and kick-off time (21:00CET) will remain the same. “UEFA would like to thank RB L...
We Got $26.94 Billion Development Assistance In Six Years – Clement Agba
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We Got $26.94 Billion Development Assistance In Six Years – Clement Agba

The Minister of State for Finance and National Planning, Clement Agba, has disclosed that Nigeria got $26.94 billion foreign assistance inflows into various sectors in the last six years. He disclosed this on Tuesday when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Civil Society and Development Partners. He said the funds were provided to undertake various interventions across the country by foreign donors, International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) and other bodies. Agba said $ 2.339 billion was received in 2015, $1.150 billion in 2016, $ 774.933 million in 2017, $22.016 obtained in 2018, $655.642 million received in 2019 while $5.639 million was received in 2020. The minister said the funds were donated by the European Development Fund (EDF); Un...
Patoranking Gives Arsenal Assistance In Partey Signing
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Patoranking Gives Arsenal Assistance In Partey Signing

Thomas Partey complete his £45m deal from Atletico Madrid to Arsenal on the deadline day. Taking to his social media account, Patoranking showed a screenshot of the chat he has been having with the new Arsenal man since June with the caption Tell @arsenal to cut me my check...I started this conversation since June #Arsenal....
Coronavirus: Countries We Are Looking Up To For Assistance Also Facing Challenges – FG
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Coronavirus: Countries We Are Looking Up To For Assistance Also Facing Challenges – FG

The federal government has disclosed that some of the countries they were hoping to help Nigeria fight the Coronavirus pandemic, are also facing their own challenges. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama who disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday March 31, added that some of these countries are cooperating. Asides learning about how to combat COVID-19, Onyeama also told newsmen that Nigeria is in touch with those that could assist with the tools that can aid its fight against the pandemic. He said; “We are in touch with foreign countries and learning from them … we are also engaging countries on some equipment that we don’t have. “As you know we are very short on ventilators. So we have engaged a lot of countries and we hoping to source some. “But of...
Islam Forbids Begging, Seek Help from Government – Emir Sanusi
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Islam Forbids Begging, Seek Help from Government – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II dropped a bombshell on "begging" on Saturday February 22. According to Kano monarch, Islam forbids begging and there is a punishment for it on the judgement day. He backed his claim by quoting verses from the Holy Qur’an and Hadith which said whoever begs, would resurrect on the day of judgement without flesh on his face. Emir Sanusi who disclosed this while speaking at the National Conference on Alarammomi (Qur’anic Teachers) organised by Centre for Qur’anic Reciters in Nigeria with the theme: “Sanitising Almajiri In Tune With Today’s Realities” in Dutse, Jigawa, told those who engage in such acts to direct their begging to the government. He also told parents to stop sending their children to Almajiri schools as they can also stud...
Princess Shyngle Site Lists her Estimated Net Worth at $400,000
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Princess Shyngle Site Lists her Estimated Net Worth at $400,000

Princess Shyngle has revealed that she's worth more than the $400,000 that a site estimates that she is. The Gambian actress shared a screenshot of the article about her net worth and wrote: Google says I’m worth $400,000 ??? I’m worth more though ?? ???? by God’s grace before this summer ends I’m definitely gonna be worth more than a million dollars ? ?????? because we don’t show off don’t mean we’re broke oh ?? by the way I’m the stingiest woman you can ever meet in this life ??? I don’t joke with my money . Followers soon flooded her DM begging for financial assistance and the curvy actress returned to Instagram to warn those begging her for money. She wrote: "If anyone sends me one more dm begging for money I will slap you." She added: "You think it’s easy out here m...
Housewife Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Husband to Death in Katsina
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Housewife Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Husband to Death in Katsina

A 19-year old housewife, Rabi Shamsudden, has been arrested by men of the Katsina state police command for allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Malumfashi Local Government area of the state in the early hours of today Monday, January 27th. Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, said the incident occurred at Danjanku-Tasha village “Today, January 27,2020, we received report that one Rabi Shamsuddeen, 19, of Danjanku-Tasha in Malumfashi Local Government, allegedly stabbed her husband, Shamsuddeen Salisu, 25, with knife to death. “The shout for help by Salisu attracted neighbours. When the people went to offer assistance, they discovered that the door to the compound was locked. “Some of the people jumped into the compound a...
12 Aid Workers Were Brutally Murdered by Terrorists in Nigeria in 2019 – UN
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12 Aid Workers Were Brutally Murdered by Terrorists in Nigeria in 2019 – UN

12 aid workers were allegedly killed by terrorists in Nigeria in 2019 as stated by the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon. Speaking at a joint press conference over the weekend with the European Union Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenar?i? and the Nigerian Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq, Kallon raised an alarm of aid workers increasingly becoming direct targets of attacks and abduction by non-state armed groups He said; “We are extremely worried that aid workers who are mostly Nigerians working to deliver critical lifesaving humanitarian assistance to fellow compatriots have increasingly become direct targets of attacks and abduction by non-state armed groups”. Kallon who s...
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Mentally Challenged Woman Gives Birth to a Baby boy in Anambra

A mentally challenged woman has welcomed a baby boy after being rescued and rushed to Onitsha General Hospital. The lady was rescued and assisted after the Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue received a distress call from a concerned citizen. Governor Willie Obiano's Special Assistant on New Media, Vincent O Ezechukwu also disclosed that another heavily pregnant mentally challenged woman was rescued by the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs' security team. The woman has been relocated to a government facility where she will be cared for until her due date of delivery. The statement read; Anambra State Ministry of Women Affairs, during the weekend, Saturday 11/1/2020, through the assistant of spirited individuals rescued a heavily ...
Neighbours of Teenage Girl who died Accuse her Parents of Allegedly Beating her to Death because she had a Baby for a Yoruba Muslim boy
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Neighbours of Teenage Girl who died Accuse her Parents of Allegedly Beating her to Death because she had a Baby for a Yoruba Muslim boy

The parents of an 18-year-old girl identified as Amaka Nweke have been accused of allegedly beating their daughter to death for allegedly dating a Yoruba boy by residents of Agility community at Mile 12 area of Lagos State, Amaka was also allegedly tortured and starved by her parents who were enraged that she got impregnated not just by a Yoruba boy but also a Muslim. The girl's father, Mike Nweke who denied putting his daughter through such horrendous act repeatedly said “Is it possible for a parent to kill his own child?” when questioned by newsmen. He was also accused of confronting residents of the community who were vocal about the brutal torture he and his wife allegedly subjected their daughter to. Before her death, Amaka reportedly welcomed a baby boy christened Zaeed,...
Tyler Perry Reveals He Writes All Of His Shows
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Tyler Perry Reveals He Writes All Of His Shows

Tyler Perry has stirred a lot of conversation after he revealed he writes all of his own TV shows, without any assistance from a writers room. The actor-writer made the revelation Monday in a video on Instagram. The clip shows the entertainment mogul narrating as a camera pans across a stack of scripts from his Oprah Winfrey Network drama The Haves and The Have Nots; his new BET+ series The Oval and Sistas; and other projects. “I don’t know if you know this, but all shows on television have a writers room and most of the time there are ten people, 12, whatever that write on these television shows,” Perry explained. “I have no writers room. Nobody writes any of my work. I write it all.” Perry then said he posted the video to make a point. “I wrote all of these scripts by myself...
RCCG Pastors Wife ,Olubunmi Diya Recounted how Her Husband and Kids Drowned in a Swimming Pool
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RCCG Pastors Wife ,Olubunmi Diya Recounted how Her Husband and Kids Drowned in a Swimming Pool

Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor’s wife, Olubunmi Diya has recounted how her husband and kids drowned in a swimming pool during their vacation in Spain. The heartbroken Pastor’s wife insisted that there was something wrong at the pool that led to the death of her husband and kids who drowned in the pool after the Police stated that they died because they could not swim. She has now hired a top lawyer after disputing police claims of her family members not knowing how to swim. Olubunmi said she was “disturbed” by “inaccurate information” issued by the police which claimed the trio had a “lack of swimming expertise”. She said; “The three of them knew how to swim. We never informed the police or anyone that the family members could not swim. “The whole family,...
After God, It’s Otedola In My Life’ – Christian Chukwu
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After God, It’s Otedola In My Life’ – Christian Chukwu

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, says he lack words to use in thanking Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman, for footing his medical bill. Through the assistance of Otedola, Chukwu, who was down with prostrate cancer, underwent a surgery at Wellington Hospital in London. Otedola had issued him a cheque of $50,000 ahead of the medical trip. When he visited the billionaire upon his return to the country, Chukwu said after God, Otedola is the next person in his life. “Otedola has made me, I can play football again. If you saw me before I left for London, you won’t believe I’ll be here talking to you. I think I won’t be making a mistake if I say after God, it’s Otedola in my life,” he said.   “I had many complications and I couldn’t walk. When I heard Otedola brought...
Hazard Reveals What Modric Told him About no 10 shirt
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Hazard Reveals What Modric Told him About no 10 shirt

Belgium captain, Eden Hazard, has identified Chelsea star, Mateo Kovacic, as the player that helped him get his Real Madrid shirt. He also revealed that Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric, refused to give him his Los Blancos’ number 10 shirt after he asked the Croatian international for it. Hazard said he spoke to Modric through the assistance of Kovacic, who is on loan at Chelsea from Real Madrid. The 28-year-old stated this on Thursday after he was unveiled as a Real Madrid player at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The forward completed his £88.5million move to Zinedine Zidane’s side from Chelsea a few days ago. Modric is the current owner of the number 10 shirt in the Real Madrid dressing room, and despite asking Kovacic for help, Hazard will have to wear a different ...
What Police did to a Man Caught Dumping Refuse on the Streets of Lagos
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What Police did to a Man Caught Dumping Refuse on the Streets of Lagos

The police and waste managerment agency in Lagos state caught the man pictured above, dumping refuse on the median in Ejigbo LCDA. As punishment for his improper act, he was made to clear all the refuse on that spot with his car and led to his house where he explained his nefarious act to members of his community. He was also reportedly made to keep the refuse within his premises for a while, and was later asked to seek the assistance of an assigned waste operator to remove the refuse and register the premises for patronage. See more photos below.
Zamfara: Council of chiefs reaffirms stance on ‘killing of villagers’
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Zamfara: Council of chiefs reaffirms stance on ‘killing of villagers’

The Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad Muhammad, has reaffirmed the Zamfara State Council of Chiefs’ stance on allegations of killing of innocent villagers during air raids by Air Force jets across different communities. The emir stated this in his palace in Anka Local Government Area in an interactive session with reporters while reacting to media reports that the council has apologised to the Air Force. The emir said the council had not in any way rescinded its claims over the killings. He also insisted that the list of casualties was authentic and had been submitted to the Chief of Air Staff Air Marshall Sadiq Baba Abubakar,  through an Air Force delegation led by AVM Idi Lubo, who was in the state for a fact-finding mission. The emir said Air Marshall Abubakar, through his...
Aisha Buhari Speaks on Zamfara State Killings
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Aisha Buhari Speaks on Zamfara State Killings

The Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has described the killings in Zamfara State as unfortunate. Aisha said this as she donated relief materials to 5, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Zamfara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the relief materials, which comprised food items and clothing materials, were donated through her non-governmental organization, Future Assured Foundation. Aisha, who was represented by the Administration and Liason officer of the organisation, Hajiya Fadimatu Rafindadi, said the gesture was aimed at supporting the victims of banditry attacks in the state. She urged communities to embark on prayers and seek for Allah’s interventions in the problem. She also urged the ...
Okpekpe Organisers Give Timeline for Registration of Athletes
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Okpekpe Organisers Give Timeline for Registration of Athletes

Organisers of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race have given Wednesday, May 22, as the closing date for registration of athletes for the seventh edition of the only IAAF Silver Label road running event in Africa in 2019 which holds on Saturday May 25 in Okpekpe, Edo State. Zak Amodu, the race’s Director of Organisation said the online registration for the historic race will close on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. ”Accreditation and number pick up will begin on Thursday, May 23 and end the next day, Friday May 24. It will start at 8:00 a.m. each day at Yak Hotel along Auchi-Benin Road,” revealed Amodu who insisted that there will be no accreditation on race day. ”To pick up your race number you will need to print a copy of your order confirmation email or Order Number and p...
Be wary of praise-singers, Ajimobi tells Makinde
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Be wary of praise-singers, Ajimobi tells Makinde

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has admonished Seyi Makinde, the governor-elect to be wary of praise singers, avoid acrimony and make a frantic effort to leverage on relationships. The governor gave the advice when he received Makinde, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday at the government house in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor-elect led his deputy, Mr Rauf Olaniyan, and several other members of his team on the courtesy call. Ajimobi, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), urged the governor-elect to leverage on his relationships, commending him for his noble move. “You must beware of praise-singers and avoid acrimony. It is also better to leverage on relationships. I know you as a man of peace. “You have started with a v...
Homeless Nigerian Man Rescued From The Streets In Houston, US
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Homeless Nigerian Man Rescued From The Streets In Houston, US

The man's plight was brought to social media after Nigerian entertainer who is based in America, Chinomso Prince Egbuchere, spotted him laying on the ground in Houston. The man identified as Emmanuel who hails from Mbaise in Imo state, revealed he has been in the US for 35 years now and has been suffering from various illnesses including swollen legs due to diabetes. He said he couldn't do anything about it due to financial incapability. He also claimed he has a son there who is not cooperative and that he wants to return to Nigeria but doesn't know how. The Mbaise community in Houston, after hearing of his case, mobilized themselves and rushed the homeless man to the hospital for treatment. Efforts are also being made to find a home for the man or help him return to Nigeri...
I Have Never Done Plastic Surgery Because I’m Terrified – Kylie Jenner
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I Have Never Done Plastic Surgery Because I’m Terrified – Kylie Jenner

Reality TV star, Kylie Jenner has debunked claims that she did plastic surgery to transform her body. The super model made this known in an interview with Paper Magazine which she covers. According to her, she hasn’t done plastic surgery because she’s too scared to go under the knife. “People think I fully went under the knife and completely reconstructed my face, which is completely false”, Kylie Jenner said. I’m terrified! I would never. They don’t understand what good hair and makeup and, like, fillers, can really do.”” Kylie Jenner however admitted to having had assistance for her lips. “It’s fillers. I’m not denying that.” Kylie Jenner went on to speak on how her parents financially cut her off when she was younger. “My parents told me I needed to make my own money, it’s ti...
3,630 People Displaced as Bandits Sack Communities in Niger
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3,630 People Displaced as Bandits Sack Communities in Niger

No fewer than 3,630 villagers have been displaced as bandits sack them from their ancestral homes in two local government areas of Niger State. The attack on the communities in Rafi and Shiroro Local Governments last Thursday also reportedly led to the abduction of 35 people mostly women by the bandits. The Director General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA), Alhaji Ibrahim Inga, told THISDAY on Monday that the 3,000 people displaced as a result of the attack, were presently being taken care of at an Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) camp created at Government Second School, Kagara, while 630 others are camped at a school in Pandogari town. The state government, he said, was providing relief materials including food stuff for the displaced people but plea...
Girl Rescued From Committing Suicide On Valentine’s Day
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Girl Rescued From Committing Suicide On Valentine’s Day

A 15-year-old girl, was rescued from committing suicide by jumping from a rooftop on Valentine’s day by members of Reaction Unit South Africa. The teenager who threatened to commit suicide at a block of flats in the Verulam CBD, South Africa, was rescued after her mother called for assistance from the Reaction Officers and Medics who proceeded to the roof where the grade 10 student positioned herself. The girl who was counselled and escorted back to her residence, reportedly took the suicide decision after her mum reprimanded her on getting information that she was seen walking with two boys after school was dismissed early yesterday.
NFF Condoles Ahmed Musa on Mother’s Death
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NFF Condoles Ahmed Musa on Mother’s Death

Musa scored the opener saturday The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has condoled Super Eagles’ deputy captain, Ahmed Musa on the death of his mother, Mrs Sarah Moses Thursday afternoon. Early reports indicated that Mrs Moses died at a hospital in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja after a brief illness. President of NFF Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, said the generality of Nigerian Football fraternity was taken aback by the loss of the Super Eagles’ ace’s mum. “This is a huge shock. It is always a thing of grief and pain to lose either of one’s parents, no matter how old they were before they passed on. We share in Ahmed Musa’s sorrow at this period and we pray that God will enable him to muster the courage and give him the fortitude to bear the loss. We...
Search For Emiliano Sala’s Missing Plane Called Off
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Search For Emiliano Sala’s Missing Plane Called Off

Search for Cardiff City record signing Emiliano Sala’s missing plane has been called off, authorities have confirmed. The aircraft carrying the striker from Nantes disappeared on Monday, losing contact with air traffic control near Casquets lighthouse – around eight miles north west of Guernsey in the English Channel. The search was called off this afternoon after officials felt they had exhausted their options. A statement from Harbour Master Captain David Barker, released by Guernsey Police, reads: “My team have just met to review the search and rescue operation which has been underway since the plane disappeared on Monday night. “Despite the best efforts of air and search assets from the Channel Islands, UK and France, which has covered an area of approximately 1,700sq. mil...
Buhari Departs Abuja For N’Djamena To Resolve Boko Haram Menace
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Buhari Departs Abuja For N’Djamena To Resolve Boko Haram Menace

Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). President Buhari, in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), summoned the meeting meant to find a lasting solution to the menace of Boko Haram insurgency. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja, said the meeting of the Heads of States and Governments of the LCBC would take place in N’Djamena, Chad Thursday. Also, the President of Benin Republic, a troops-contributing country, has also been invited to attend the meeting. The Multina...
Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government
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Why We’re Rebuilding Ayefele’s Music House – Oyo State Government

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, which was partially demolished in August, Punch Metro reports. The government, in a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, said its intervention was informed by the acknowledgment of contravention of the state building code by the management of the Music House and the personal appeal by Ayefele to Governor Abiola Ajimobi. he statement noted that an appeal from various stakeholders in the state and the musician’s willingness to rectify the contraventions, which would involve the reduction of the frontage fence line by 1.5m, among others, had informed the intervention by the governor. It...
Roma Donate 150,000 Euros to Liverpool Assault Victim Sean Cox
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Roma Donate 150,000 Euros to Liverpool Assault Victim Sean Cox

Roma revealed on Thursday they will donate an initial sum of 150,000 euros ($170,000) to the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox who suffered a severe brain injury after being attacked by Roma supporters. Irishman Cox, a 53-year-old father of three, was on his way to the Champions League semi-final at Anfield in April when he was attacked by two Roma ultras. Cox suffered a severe, traumatic brain injury as a result of the attack and he is still unable to talk or sit up unaided. “What happened to Sean Cox should never happen to anyone attending a football match,” said club president Jim Pallotta in a statement. “Our thoughts today, as they have been from day one, are with Sean, Martina and their whole family. We all hope Sean makes as full a recovery as possible.” Club officials flew ...
Foundation Tours Lagos Needy Homes, Donates Items, Offers Scholarships
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Foundation Tours Lagos Needy Homes, Donates Items, Offers Scholarships

For more than two weeks now, a renowned philanthropist, Dr. Oluwaseye Yomi-Sholoye through her Foundation, The Dr. O. Yomi-Sholoye Foundation, has been making the rounds to several less-privilege. Oluwaseye Yomi-Sholoye Homes, Orphanages and Special Needs schools, bearing gifts and making donations running into several millions of Naira. You might be wondering if it is her birthday as she was asked in one of the homes she visited. No, it isn’t her birthday, rather, the soft-spoken business mogul is driven by the passion to leave this world a far better place than she met it and also fulfilling a pact she made with God to give back to the society if she is so blessed. “The main motivation, first of all, is passion, I have a passion for the youth, for the well-being of the less ...
Oh No! Beautiful Identical Twin Sisters Kidnapped By Gunmen In Zamfara
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Oh No! Beautiful Identical Twin Sisters Kidnapped By Gunmen In Zamfara

Two sisters who happen to be identical twins have been kidnapped by some gunmen in a community in Zamfara. The twins have been abducted It has been reported that a family has raised an alarm and is seeking for public assistance with help in locating their missing daughters who happen to be twin sisters. The sisters were reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Local reports show that the young ladies identified as Hassana and Husaina were abducted by some hoodlums recently in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara state and are yet to be seen or heard from till now. The family has notified the police of the girls’ abduction and is asking anyone who has any information that would help in finding them to report to the appropriate authorities.
Flooding: FG Has Abandoned Bayelsa, Says Dickson
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Flooding: FG Has Abandoned Bayelsa, Says Dickson

The Bayelsa State Governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, Thursday said that the state government has yet to get any financial assistance from the federal government to alleviate the plight of persons affected by the ravaging flood in the state. The governor said in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media Relations, Mr. Fidelis Soriwei, that at least 70 per cent of the people living in the state were affected by the menace, noting that he had only received between 300 to 400 bags of rice as intervention from the federal government. Stating that assets worth billions of naira had been destroyed, he recalled that Bayelsa, which was the most affected by the flooding, did not get any help from the federal government even during the serious flooding in 2012. He said that the Bayelsa State ...
Nigeria Gets N400m Assistance From EU To Tackle Flood
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Nigeria Gets N400m Assistance From EU To Tackle Flood

The European Union, (EU), Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen has disclosed that in a bid to help curtail the devastating impacts of the floods which has ravaged Nigeria, the union has approved one million euros (400 million naira) to assist three out of the nine states affected. Karlsen made the disclosure at a press conference jointly organised by the European Commission in Nigeria and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Giving a breakdown of how the fund is to be expended, Karlsen said , it is aimed at providing shelter, medicine and other basic needs for an estimated 60,000 victims in Anambra, Kogi and Delta States His words, “We have responded decisively to the calls by the Nigerian government which seeked help from international partners , in add...
President Museveni Warns Against Foreign Interference In Uganda’s Politics
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President Museveni Warns Against Foreign Interference In Uganda’s Politics

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has warned against foreign interference in the country’s politics days after an opposition urged the U.S. to suspend military aid over the government’s human rights record. Yoweri Museveni of Uganda Museveni also accused some unnamed foreign countries of seeking to influence the nation’s politics by funnelling assistance to the opposition through non-governmental organisations. “It is important that external players refrain from interfering in the internal affairs of other countries,” Museveni told a news conference. “If there’s any problem in Uganda, I surely will handle it better than the outsider.” On Friday, the U.S. lawyer for opposition lawmaker Robert Kyagulanyi, a musician known by his stage name Bobi Wine, called on the United...
Pilot Jumps Out Of Moving Plane To Do The ‘KIKI Dance’ Challenge
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Pilot Jumps Out Of Moving Plane To Do The ‘KIKI Dance’ Challenge

A pilot was filmed the Kiki dance challenge to end all others – next to her moving plane. Alejandra Manriquez Pérez is filmed in the cockpit before jumping out onto the tarmac with her flight assistant. The pair then dance alongside the jet as it rolls slowly along. The ‘Do The Shiggy’ dance was inspired by Drake’s latest single ‘In My Feelings’, from the new album Scorpion. Thousands of social media users, including celebrities have been posting footage of themselves doing silly dances to the tune of the hit song. Watch Video Here
ARCON plans enforcement unit, begins project registration
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ARCON plans enforcement unit, begins project registration

To eliminate quackery in architectural practice, Architects Registration Council Of Nigeria (ARCON) has announced plans to set up an enforcement and compliance unit, which will ensure that only registered members handle architectural projects in the country. The council in a statement said that the measures would be in consonance with the extant laws and complement the content and spirit of the National building codes. According to ARCON President, Sir Dipo Ajayi, the unit will ensure that only professionals with the requisite knowledge and expertise of the building process are engaged to carry out building projects and are duly governed by the various Acts in the statute books. “The Council is working in concert with other interest groups to get the built environment properly polic...
Security Chiefs, Govs in Closed-Door Meeting With Osinbajo
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Security Chiefs, Govs in Closed-Door Meeting With Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) comprising state governors and relevant ministries of government and the Central Bank of Nigeria. Also to brief the NEC are the Security Heads who are also around for the meeting. It was gathered that the meeting may discuss the security situation in the country as well as the threat of possible government shut down as a result of the crisis between the executive and the legislature which has affected the government that borrowing plan and President Muhammadu Buhari’s requirement. Recall that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang had recently raised the alarm of possible shut down of government over the inability of the National...
Not Less Than 50 Houses Destroyed By Flood In Kebbi
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Not Less Than 50 Houses Destroyed By Flood In Kebbi

Not Less than 50 houses were destroyed in Dakingari town in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi yesterday night by heavy downpour that resulted to flooding rendered many people homeless in the town, Mycelebrityandi News Understands. The Executive Director of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Rabiu Kamba, who made the revelation  in Birnin Kebbi earlier today said  that no death was recorded so far. “So far, we have not recorded any death, but over 50 houses were destroyed by the late night rain,’’ he said. According to Kamba, officials from the agency have visited the affected area to assess the damage done by the rain.“We are collating data to report back to the state government for possible assistance to the victims,’’ he said.
Omawumi Begs Social Media Users For Assistance
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Omawumi Begs Social Media Users For Assistance

Omawumi took to social media to seek the assistance f her followers on a name for her diehard fans. The beautiful singer shared the stunning photo above and wrote; ”Sometimes you just have to look yourself in the mirror and tell yourself ‘Ah you too much!!’… Have a great week guys P.s I dey find name for my diehard followers, someone said ‘OMAWARRIORS’… What do you think? Any other suggestions? Winner gets 5k Glo credit in the DM. #omawumi #timelesswoman #timelessalbum #SOMTINVIDEO #workingonnewmusic So guys, any suggestion?
Sick Journalist Begs Delta Govt For Financial Assistance
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Sick Journalist Begs Delta Govt For Financial Assistance

The former Assistant Editor of the Concord Newspaper, Mr. Richard Igie who is battling with disease associated with “kidney failure” and “prostrate cancer” has sent an SOS to the Delta State Government. The journalists is seeking for financial assistance to enable him seek proper medical treatment within Nigeria or outside the Country. Ogie is also appealing to the government to help with the payment of the school fees of his four children, as well as his house rent. Ogie made the appeal when the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Delta State Council led by Comrade Michael Ikeogwu and other senior members of the profession paid him a visit in Warri. Ogie stated that he had spent close to three million naira on drugs. He noted that there were lots of debt hanging on his neck ...
5 Ways Apostle Suleman Can Prove His Innocence In Stephanie Otobo’s Sex Mess
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5 Ways Apostle Suleman Can Prove His Innocence In Stephanie Otobo’s Sex Mess

The damaging allegations by Canada based singer, Stephanie Otobo, that Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide was her lover can be debunked easily. All ‘the man of God’ needs to do – to prove his innocence that he never had sex with the stripper, never exchanged lewd text messages and chatted with her on Skype showing her his manhood – is to pass the following tests: 1.) Provide his passport for examination to show that he was never in the same foreign country listed by her accuser at the same time. Stephanie listed Naples (Italy) and New York (United States of America) as places they engaged in sex. Once both are never in those places, his case becomes easier. 2.) He should provide evidence that the money he gave her were for business and assistance...