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US Billionaire, Charles Chuck Feeney Fulfills Dream To Die Poor, Gives ₦3.48 Trillion To Charity
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US Billionaire, Charles Chuck Feeney Fulfills Dream To Die Poor, Gives ₦3.48 Trillion To Charity

Billionaire fulfills lifelong dream - to die broke: Duty Free Shoppers co-founder Chuck Feeney, 89, gives his $8 billion fortune to charity - and says he is happier than ever (but has kept $2m for himself) Former billionaire co-founder of airport retail giant Duty Free Shoppers has given away all of his massive wealth and is now broke, but insists he couldn't be happier. Charles 'Chuck' Feeney, 89, raked in billions with the creation of Duty Free Shoppers with Robert Miller but wanted to die without any money. The philanthropist was famous for his promise to give all his money away to charitable causes, a dream that was fulfilled this year in September after donating more than $8billion to charities, universities, and foundations through his organization Atlantic Philanthrop...
Chelsea Women donate £100,000 WSL prize money to charity
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Chelsea Women donate £100,000 WSL prize money to charity

After receiving a prize fund for winning the shortened Women's Super League this season, the Blues have donated that money to Refuge Chelsea have donated the winnings from their Women's Super League triumph to the charity Refuge. The WSL was suspended in March amid the coronavirus pandemic and on Friday Chelsea were confirmed as champions on a points-per-game basis. The team received a £100,000 prize fund, all of which has been given to a charity that provides support services to people suffering from domestic abuse.
Evander Holyfield announces his return to the ring
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Evander Holyfield announces his return to the ring

Just when Iron Mike Tyson is being tempted with a $1 Million to return back to the ring, former heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield has announced he will return to boxing at the age of 57. Holyfield nicknamed “The Real Deal” will be back to the ring in an exhibition bouts for charity campaign called “Unite 4 Our Fight.”  “The moment you’ve all been waiting for…. The Champ is back,” he wrote on social media. “I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring. “I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause. I’m training to promote a charity that’s very close to me. “Our #Unite4OurFight campaign aims to provide students the resources they need for emotional development and education.”
Kanye West Buys Back His Childhood Home In Chicago For $225k After Charity Failed To Turn It Into Arts Hub Honoring Late Mother, Donda
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Kanye West Buys Back His Childhood Home In Chicago For $225k After Charity Failed To Turn It Into Arts Hub Honoring Late Mother, Donda

Kanye West has reportedly purchased his childhood home in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, just days after Forbes Magazine named him a billionaire. It certainly won’t break the bank by any means, as real estate reporter Dennis Rodkin tells WGN9 that the rapper purchased the home for around $225,000, and will need at least $60,000 in repairs, after it had been left in ruins. The property was previously bought by a charity connected to West, that he has since cut ties with, following a feud with his childhood friend, rapper Rhymefest. The charity, Donda’s House – named after his late mother who died in 2007 following complications with a cosmetic procedure – bought the home in 2016 with plans to turn the building into a community arts ‘incubator’ for at-risk youths. Rh...
Actress, Chacha Eke-Faani Pens Words Of Wisdom To Parents On IG
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Actress, Chacha Eke-Faani Pens Words Of Wisdom To Parents On IG

Nigerian actress, charity Eke also known as cha-cha eke faani pens a heartwarming message to parents out there about their children’s behavior Taking to instagram, she said if your children lie to you it depends on the way you reacts to things the do, that’s why. She wrote Dear Parent(s) 1. If your children lie to you often, it is because you over-react too harshly to their inappropriate behaviour. 2. If your children are not taught to confide in you about their mistakes, you’ve lost them. 3. If your children have poor self-esteem, it is because you advice them more than you encourage them. 4. If your children do not stand up for themselves, it is because from a young age you have disciplined them regularly in public. 5. If your children take things that do not belo...
British Stars Set To Raise Millions For Charity
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British Stars Set To Raise Millions For Charity

A report has it that Some of Britain’s biggest TV stars have reportedly come together for a fund raising campaign for the vulnerable people around the UK affected by the novel coronavirus. it was reported that the show which lasted for about two to three hours, was opened by presenters Sir Lenny Henry, Davina McCall and Matt Baker. “It’s seven o’clock on Thursday… or is it Tuesday… or Sunday,” Sir Lenny joked. “Who knows any more. I’m just happy to be wearing trousers.” McCall said: “We’re all 2m apart, we’re taking all the necessary safety
Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Pledge More Than $112K To COVID-19 Relief In UK
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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Pledge More Than $112K To COVID-19 Relief In UK

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have made their first big, public donation during the coronavirus pandemic. Town & Country reports that the couple is donating £90,000 (or more than $112,000) to Feeding Britain, which helps provide food to families living in poverty in the UK. The funds are excess profits from the BBC broadcast of their royal wedding in May 2018. There's a personal tie to the charity: The Archbishop of Canterbury, who presided over Meghan and Harry's wedding, is the president of Feeding Britain. Per T&C, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke to him in a phone call around the time UK schools were closing to tell him that they wanted the money to be donated to Feeding Britain. Meghan and Harry's spokesperson confirmed the donation, saying that the two were thrilled th...
Cardi B’s Viral Coronavirus Song Is Helping Her Raise Money For Charity
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Cardi B’s Viral Coronavirus Song Is Helping Her Raise Money For Charity

For those of you attempting to cling to a final thread of normalcy by partying in shuttered Miami during spring break — or just blatantly ignoring all social distancing orders in your home city — allow Cardi B to school you on some facts. Per the rapper: “Coronavirus: Shit is real.” Now, a remix of Cardi B’s very important message is helping people during this global pandemic. Last week, Cardi B posted an Instagram video in which she called out people for not taking the coronavirus seriously enough. She reminded fans that there’s a reason their Fashion Nova dress (a company Cardi has previously worked with, to super lucrative results) or weave hasn’t arrived on time — they may have been made in China, the country that initially was the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. DJ iM...
I Spend $2million Monthly on Charity – Father Mbaka
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I Spend $2million Monthly on Charity – Father Mbaka

The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has said that he spends on the average of $2million monthly on charity activities. The controversial cleric made the statement when he presented N18.8m bank draft to the management of the Annunciation Specialist Hospital, Enugu, on behalf of the non-profit arm of his ministry, the Multi-Life Savers for the Less Privileged. According to reports, he also presented N50,000 cash and a bag of rice each to 200 Enugu members of the Charismatic Renewal of Nigeria. He said, “We are basically here to continue the relationship that this wonderful health facility has with our charity organisation and Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria. “We presented a bank draft worth N18.8m to them to cover the accumulated bills of in...
Bullied Quaden Bayles’ Family Reject The $700k Raised From A Fundraiser Set Up By US Comedian For A Trip To Disneyland
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Bullied Quaden Bayles’ Family Reject The $700k Raised From A Fundraiser Set Up By US Comedian For A Trip To Disneyland

Bullied Quaden Bayles’ family have rejected the $700,000 raised from a fundraiser set up by a US comedian, and want the money to be donated to charity instead. Last week, an online fundraiser, ‘Let’s send a wonderful kid to Disneyland’, was set up by US comedian Brad Williams, who also has dwarfism after the boy’s mother shared an emotional video of him crying and saying he wanted to die after he was bullied at school. The nine-year-old from Austrialia, who became a global sensation after the video went viral received an outpouring of support with more than 20,000 donors from across the world donating $723,000 to give Quaden’s family the special treat. But it has now been revealed that Bayles’ family have turned down the trip, saying that the money should be donated to charity...
Femi Otedola Emerges Philanthropist of the Year in the 8th African Person of the Year Magazine Poll
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Femi Otedola Emerges Philanthropist of the Year in the 8th African Person of the Year Magazine Poll

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has emerged winner of the 2019 African Leadership Magazine Person of the Year award for Philanthropy & Charitable Contributions to Society. Otedola made history in December 2019 when he donated N5 billion to charity, the highest donation made by an individual in Nigeria. The Publisher of the Magazine Mr. Ken Giami, who unveiled the list of winners at the UK Head Office of the group, said the winners shall be decorated and presented with their awards on February 28th in Johannesburg, South Africa, at an event that will attract a wide spectrum of African policy, diplomatic and business leaders. The award, which is largely via voting, had over 300, 000 entries in the keenly contested polls for the 7 different categories. The final winner...
Actress Nnaji Charity Hints on Being Subjected to Domestic Violence
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Actress Nnaji Charity Hints on Being Subjected to Domestic Violence

Actress Nnaji Charity who made headlines months ago with her faceoff with Dubai-based Nigerian businessman Mompha, has cried out for prayers over a hard time she is currently facing. The Nollywood actress who hinted on being subjected to domestic violence by attaching #SAYNOTODOMESTICVIOLENCE in her post, stated that she is currently facing what she feared as a single mother and she has no option. Nnaji Charity wrote;
Adeboye Donates 60% Of His Income To Charity – Visiting US Pastor, Stephen Rathod
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Adeboye Donates 60% Of His Income To Charity – Visiting US Pastor, Stephen Rathod

Stephen Rathod, the senior pastor of The Covenant Family Church in Oklahoma, USA, says Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of The Redeemed Christian of God, donates 60% of his income to charity. Rathod was speaking on Thursday which marked the fourth day of the 2019 annual Holy Ghost Congress at the Redemption Camp. “I have served for 40 years! I am Daddy GO’s host; I was his bag boy; I picked his bags and put them in his car. I was his driver, his dry cleaner, and his secretary – calling people, setting up meetings,” he said on Thursday night. Rathod was in the hotel room of Josiah Akindayomi, Redeemed’s founder, in Tulsa, where he announced Adeboye as his successor. “In the early 1980s, all the children who hang around the camp, they were rich kids. They all schooled in E...
Southampton Players, Coaches To Forfeit Wages After 9-0 Defeat To Leicester
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Southampton Players, Coaches To Forfeit Wages After 9-0 Defeat To Leicester

Southampton players and coaching staff have pledged to donate their wages to charity, after their 9-0 defeat to Leicester City last Friday. Leicester recorded the biggest English top-flight away win, by thrashing 10-man Southampton at St Mary’s. Ayoze Perez and Jamie Vardy both netted hat-tricks, as the Saints suffered their worst home defeat in their 133-year history. “The squad has been working on putting things right for the club’s supporters. “As the first step towards that, the group has decided that they wish to donate their wages from the day of the Leicester game to Saints Foundation, in order to help the vital work that is conducted by the charity,” Southampton said in a statement
Fifth missing child found via Roma social media campaign
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Fifth missing child found via Roma social media campaign

Roma's missing children social media campaign has helped find a second girl from London. It means the Italian club has helped find five children since partnering with UK charity Missing People in July. The charity has provided Roma with 20 different cases to feature in the campaign, which has been promoted when announcing transfer signings. Two Kenyan children were found when Roma signed Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Chris Smalling. Previously, a girl from London and a boy from Belgium were found after the arrivals of Mert Cetin and Davide Zappacosta. Missing People chief executive Jo Youle said it was "fantastic news". "We are really thankful to our friends at AS Roma for sharing their transfer videos featuring the missing children on social media," she added. "With the help...
Meghan Markle is to launch her own line of women’s clothing in aid of charity
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Meghan Markle is to launch her own line of women’s clothing in aid of charity

Meghan Markle is set to launch her own women’s clothing line in aid of charity.   The Duchess of Sussex revealed this in the new issue of British Vogue which she guest edited.   The new mum has persuaded major British retailers Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Jigsaw - along with her designer friend, Mischa Nonoo - to create a "capsule" collection of women’s workwear which will benefit Smart Works, a charity helping women back into the workplace. Each time a piece is bought from one of the retailers, a "like for like" item will be donated to the charity.   Smart Works, one of Meghan’s first patronages, helps women from disadvantaged backgrounds get interview-ready by providing them with a new outfit and coaching from a team of volunteer mentors, accordin...
BBNaija: I’ll Give N60m To Charity, Develop Kogi If I Win – Sir Dee
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BBNaija: I’ll Give N60m To Charity, Develop Kogi If I Win – Sir Dee

Big Brother Naija housemate, Sir Dee has revealed what he would do if he emerges as the winner of ‘Pepper Dem BBNaija edition’. Sir Dee, speaking on Monday night during Truth or Dare game in the house, disclosed that he would give N60m worth of prizes to charity if he wins. He also promised to develop Kogi State if he wins the grand prize. Sir Dee said: “If I win the game, I would like to give the money back to charity and develop my state, Kogi.” However, some fans have perceived his statement as a strategy to gather votes and win the game. Here are some reactions gathered by DAILY POST: @Smith_Vibes “Maybe or maybe not. Nobody knows if his a scam or not though but I think sir dee is one of honest persons in that house.” @Dopediva “Ta gbafuo! Gave up his time, job and...
Ambode  Wife handed Over to Sanwo-Olu Wife
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Ambode Wife handed Over to Sanwo-Olu Wife

Mrs Bolanle Ambode, wife of the out-going governor of Lagos State and chairperson of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), has handed over to the wife of the state’s governor-elect, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu. Ambode at the ceremony in Ikeja on Sunday urged Sanwo-Olu to take the committee to greater height. She lauded the vision of the founding mothers of the committee, which was to complement the efforts of the government in critical areas that were women and children friendly. Ambode remarked that the committee, under successive leaderships had continued to pursue a lofty vision. According to her, this has led to remarkable improvements in the lives of women, girls and children in vital areas of health, empowerment and education. She tha...
Actor Jason Momoa shows off his axe-throwing skills for charity
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Actor Jason Momoa shows off his axe-throwing skills for charity

"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa was a guest on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday and treated fans to an eyeful of muscle when he removed his jacket to throw axes for charity. Momoa previously revealed that axe-throwing is one of his hobbies, and after sharing a story about his many animals and how he once lost his pet python, the 39-year-old actor threw axes on-stage to raise money for a Hawaii-based organisation aimed at saving the environment. Momoa, who also stars as axe-throwing outlaw fur trapper Declan Harp in Netflix's "Frontier," didn't fail to impress as he raised just over $30 000 in 45 seconds. However, despite his stellar axe-throwing skills, Momoa revealed that he was actually "nervous" about his debut appearance on the popular daytime show. He also explained why he ...
New Video of Meghan Markle on Visit to India Emerges
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New Video of Meghan Markle on Visit to India Emerges

A never-before-seen video of Meghan Markle has emerged and it was taken before her relationship with Prince Harry became public. The Duchess of Sussex, who was an actress at the time, visited Delhi and Mumbai in 2017 to highlight the issues of gender equality and the problems of girls' access to education. Meghan teamed up with World Vision, a charity that works to change the lives of the world’s poorest children. On a visit to one school, speaking to the camera, Meghan said: “What we found is that the enrolment at this school went up three times once the latrines were built so that girls had access to clean hygiene and bathroom facilities while they’re at school." Meghan told how some girls are forced to drop out of school because they don’t have “bathrooms available t...
Okwoju, Adegboyega Shine at DOAM 2019 Championship
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Okwoju, Adegboyega Shine at DOAM 2019 Championship

Twenty-handicapper, Tony Okwoju has won the 2019 Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Golf Championship concluded on Saturday March 30th, 2019, at the Golf Section of Ikoyi mClub, 1938, in Lagos. Okwoju, said the win was very emotional for him as he has followed the Charity event since inception and has been a great supporter of the course the DOAM Foundation was set up to do. “It is interesting that things came together like this for me. I have always believed in the cause that this foundation was set up and I am one of the biggest campaigners for support for it. It is emotional for me to have this win” he said. He shot 71 net to upset the field that paraded more than 150 golfers at the one day competition, D. Mayer and S. Camatelfinished in second and runner up spot respectively at the ev...
Police Arrest 104-year-old Grandma After She Wished to Be Arrested
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Police Arrest 104-year-old Grandma After She Wished to Be Arrested

104-year-old grandma who has never been arrested by the police as she has never been on the wrong side of the law, has finally had her wish come true after she requested that the Police have her arrested. Anne Brokenbrow, who is a resident at Stokeleigh Care Home in Stoke Bishop, Bristol, was ‘detained’ by two officers as part of a charity event, Daily Mail reports. The home is one of five facilities in the area participating in the Wishing Washing Line initiative. And just a few days later her dream came true when three police officers came to her home, handcuffed her and sat her in the police car. When he arrived at her care home in Stoke Bishop, Bristol, PC Stephen Harding from Bridewell Police Station told her: “I’m arresting you on the grounds of being an upstanding...
Late Baby Beniah’s Family Gives back N25M out of The N80M Nigerians Donated, to charity
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Late Baby Beniah’s Family Gives back N25M out of The N80M Nigerians Donated, to charity

Late Beniah’s parents have reportedly given n25 million out of the N80 million contributed by Nigerians, to charity. This was made known by popular Nigerian Philanthropist KBK. Read his post below; *The said amount will be moved into a different account.(they’ve done that) *At least five people will benefit from this gesture *Most of them must be children . *One of them must be a heart surgery patient in honor of Beniah. They agreed to this. In fact they already paid for one heart surgery. The beneficiary is Desire (@whitesugarconcept ) daughter. I will be flying her to India this month *They are setting up Beniahs foundation as we speak *They will designate 2 members of the family to be in charge of funds. . *We will send a lot of people on the surgery queue to them. *Th...
Notorious Fraudster ‘Spirit’ Nabbed in Katsina State While Trying to Collect Money From Victim
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Notorious Fraudster ‘Spirit’ Nabbed in Katsina State While Trying to Collect Money From Victim

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a member of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters that specialises in defrauding unsuspecting members of the public. Spokesperson or the Command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, said that the suspect identified as Auwal Musa, 35, of Bachirawa Qrts, Kano, was arrested on February 28, following a complaint made by one Zaharadeen Lawal, 25, of Kaita LGA of Katsina state. According to the victim, he received a phone call from GSM No. 08062070061 and  the caller identified himself as a “SPIRIT (JINN). The caller stated that, he called in order to reward the complainant for a kindness he had shown to his aged mother about a year ago by offering her a charity. Since then, the caller and his syndicate have...
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...
Meghan Markle Writes Notes On Banana To Encourage Sex Workers
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Meghan Markle Writes Notes On Banana To Encourage Sex Workers

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle left loving notes on banana for sex workers to find in their food parcels during a visit to a charity that tries to help them off the streets. Meghan spontaneously came up with the touching idea to inscribe the kind and empowering words on bananas as she helped volunteers at One25 in Bristol pack lunches for the vulnerable women they help. She wrote on several of the fruit during her unannounced visit to the charity with Prince Harry, as the couple braved the wintry weather that had been keenly felt in the city overnight. Among the inspiring messages – all written in capital letters and accompanied by a heart – were: “You are strong”, “You are special”, “You are brave” and “You are loved”. Before she began, the heavily-pregnant duchess explain...
Sex Workers Clash Over Clients in Ikeja, Lagos
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Sex Workers Clash Over Clients in Ikeja, Lagos

Two sex workers clashed and engaged in a public brawl over clients in Ikeja area of Lagos, the fight later led to one of them being hospitalized. According to reports, the sex workers identified as, Charity and Joy went to Ikeja in search for clients and when a particular client eventually arrived in the evening, they struggled to win his attention and in the process has a disagreement which made the client to drive off. The matter did’t end there as the disagreement degenerated to physical fighting between them in the public glare. During the public brawl, Charity used a sharp object to injure Joy and she was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. The matter was reported to the police at Ikeja Division and Charity was arrested. After interrogation, the police found her culpabl...
Sodje Brothers – When Charity Turned Messy
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Sodje Brothers – When Charity Turned Messy

It’s not uncommon for sports personalities to get involved in charity as a way of giving back to the society and most of them have uplifted humanity around the globe with their charities but the Sodje brothers are in trouble over their charity organisation However charity took another dimension when a sporting family siphoned off cash from their own charity set up to help African children. Former Nigerian international, Efe Sodje, 46, and his two brothers-Stephen Sodje, 43, and ex-rugby player Bright Sodje, 52, were found guilty and jailed for the fraud in 2017. The case was reported following the conclusion of a separate trial involving former Reading and Nigeria footballer Sam Sodje, 39. Earlier on Monday, he was cleared at the Old Bailey of money laundering. The fraud trial in 2...
Photos Of The British Father Killed In Kenya Hotel Terror Attack Released
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Photos Of The British Father Killed In Kenya Hotel Terror Attack Released

The British man killed in the Kenyan hotel attack carried out yesterday by Islamist terrorists has been named as charity executive, Luke Potter.   Mr Potter worked for the Gatsby Charitable Foundation as their Africa Programmes Director, and had only recently moved to Nairobi from the UK.  He was at the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi when 5 terrorists stormed the place with guns and grenades on Tuesday, January 15. The father-of-one had worked for the international development charity for more than three years, most recently on projects across East Africa. Tuesday's terror attack at a hotel and office complex in Nairobi saw five gunmen kill 14 people, including Mr Potter and a 41-year-old U.S. businessman, after detonating car bombs outside. More than 700 people were evacuate...
Students Strip Totally Naked For University Christmas Calendar
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Students Strip Totally Naked For University Christmas Calendar

Some students from the 12 societies at the University of Bristol, England, stripped totally naked as they posed for photos for their University Christmas Calendar. In one of the viral photos, the students who stripped totally naked for their University Christmas Calendar were spotted rehearsing their lines for a play and displaying their shuttlecocks on the badminton court. The other photos had them hiding their modesty with tactically placed protective facemasks, showing the ultimate frisbee team standing proud in the park, the lifesaving society letting it all hang out underwater and the Snowsports society turning their backs to the camera on the dry slopes. The photos taken by Bryan Wong and the RAG’s events officer, Paige Taylor, have been “nearly sold out”, an...
Stop Giving Winners And Redeemed Church Members Financial Aids – Daddy Freeze
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Stop Giving Winners And Redeemed Church Members Financial Aids – Daddy Freeze

OAP Freeze, who criticizes the lifestyle of certain pastors and leads a revolution he calls the FreeNation, has asked followers of the FreeNation to stop giving financial support to anyone who attends Winners Chapel and The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG. According to Freeze, since these poor members of RCCG and Winners can afford to donate what little they have to their already rich pastors, then they do not need charity from kindhearted people. Freeze, who does some works of charity and usually advises his followers to do same, did a turnaround and ordered his followers and supporters to desist from giving alms and charity to members of these churches.
Banky W To Auction His Old Range Rover Sports SUV This Weekend
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Banky W To Auction His Old Range Rover Sports SUV This Weekend

Nigerian singer and actor, Banky W to auction his Range Rover Sports SUV and give the proceeds to charity. Recall that the singer was few months ago mocked by some ladies for driving the Range Rover which is an old model. According to them, his status is far above the ride That might be why Banky W has decided to let go of the ride and give the proceeds from its auctioning to the school for the blind. He shared on Instagram: ”This Range Rover has been so good to my Madam and I, but this Saturday Nov 24th we are auctioning it to raise money for The School for the Blind, and for @pinkoaktrust… If you’re looking for a used Car, buy this piece of Nigerian Pop Culture history instead. It has been in more videos and movies than any other option out there lol. It was also the subject...
Eid el Maulud: Ugwuanyi Felicitates With Muslims
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Eid el Maulud: Ugwuanyi Felicitates With Muslims

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed to their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country. In his statement Eid el Maulud message, Ugwuanyi who felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and other Muslim faithful, noted that the occasion was another opportunity to continue to uphold the deeds and teachings of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), which border on faith, sacrifice, obedience, love, tolerance, charity and peaceful co-existence, among others. The governor therefore, stressed that “our collective faith in God and supplication for His grace, peace and progress of the country” remain the ultimate goal for the full actualisation of the lofty d...
Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer Dies in Ring
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Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer Dies in Ring

There has been public outrage in Thailand after a 13-year-old Thai boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country and many fighters enter the sport at a young age in search of fame and fortune. But the involvement of kids who sometimes start under 10 years of age in bouts that use kicks and elbows to the head — often without headguards — has stirred frequent criticism. More so as the young fighters are often family breadwinners from poor families and bouts are subject to frenzied ringside gambling. Anucha Tasako collapsed after his opponent delivered several blows to his head at a bout in Samut Prakan province, near Bangkok, on November 10. Smartph...
Kylian Mbappe Donated His Entire £380,000 World Cup Wage To Charity
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Kylian Mbappe Donated His Entire £380,000 World Cup Wage To Charity

Kylian Mbappe has showed that he is a special player both on and off the pitch after donating his full £380,000 World Cup wage to charity. The Paris Saint-Germain star played a crucial role in guiding France to the final before scoring against Croatia in the 4-2 win at the Luzhniki Stadium in July. Les Bleus then lifted the biggest prize in football courtesy of Mbappe's four goals in Russia. While it is common for England players to donate their wages, the same cannot be said for other countries but Mbappe has gone against the grain after selflessly donating his full tournament earnings to a children's charity. 'I did not need to be paid. I was there to defend the colors of the country,' he told Vivienne Walt from TIME. 'Also, I earn enough money – a lot of money. So I think...
Nigerian DJ Reportedly Slumps And Dies During Charity Football Match In Jos
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Nigerian DJ Reportedly Slumps And Dies During Charity Football Match In Jos

A Nigerian DJ has suddenly collapsed and died while he was playing a friendly match in the city of Jos. DJ silver has died It has been reported that a Nigerian DJ, Silver Apeh aka DJ Silver has lost his life during a charity football match in Jos, Plateau. The married father of one, died, yesterday, during a friendly match with the inmates of a prison in Jos, Plateau State. Local reports show that the Unity 93.3 FM guest DJ was said to have led his fellow DJs to the prison for the match and led them in prayers before kickoff. However, Silver, who was the goalkeeper, slumped during the match and was rushed to Faith Alive hospital, where he was declared dead.
Obaseki Lauds Charitable Bodies’ Work In North East
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Obaseki Lauds Charitable Bodies’ Work In North East

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commended the contribution of charitable organisations bringing succour to thousands of displaced people in Nigeria’s North East region, which has been ravaged by insurgency. The governor, who said this in commemoration of the International Day of Charity marked on September 5, by the United Nations, lauded the bodies for their roles in crisis and emergency situations and for contributing to deepening development in rural areas. He also praised their support and commitment in the fight against human trafficking in the state, arguing that the complementary role of such bodies drives development. According to him, “As the world marks the International Day of Charity, I am humbled by the work of charitable bodies in providing sup...
Friend Takes It Difficult  To Respect The Structures You Put Into Business’ – Uche Nnaji
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Friend Takes It Difficult To Respect The Structures You Put Into Business’ – Uche Nnaji

Creative designer and founder of Ouch fashion brand, Uche Nnaji shared his opinion about people who find it difficult to respect the structures of their friend's business.   Sharing a couple of personal experiences he's had lately, Uche said, 'so a close friend takes offense because she asked that OUCH comes onboard her CHARITY initiative as a financial sponsor and I told her it’s coming late as “ WE already have a BUDGET and LIST of charities we are giving to in 2018” , but would be willing to support her in 2019 if she tells us on time and she take offense because she feels I founded the company and all decisions should start and end with me. Did I mention she wanted #100 from OUCH and I even offered #10 from my personal fund to support a friend? Still she turned it down'. ...
DJ Cuppy Launches Charity Foundation “cuppy Foundation”
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DJ Cuppy Launches Charity Foundation “cuppy Foundation”

Cuppy started with helping people with disabilities with their university education, and so far she has offered free education to three people and all of them were offered admission in UNILAG. Apart from helping people with disabilities with their university education, DJ Cuppy also said she is willing to give more people more opportunities with her Cuppy Philanthropy Foundation launched today. In an interview with Pulse.ng cuppy said: ‘I pledge to help students this year, I haven’t spoken about this yet, but I am excited to announce here on Pulse TV that I am launching a Cuppy Foundation this year and I am very excited about it. ”I pledge this year to send 10 young people to university, I have sent three of them to UNILAG and I am glad to announce that there are other univ...
DJ Cuppy Launches Charity Foundation
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DJ Cuppy Launches Charity Foundation

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as DJ Cuppy just launched her charity foundation “Cuppy Foundation” which she has been working on for a while. The DJ first announced on June 21st that she’ll be launching it soon on Instagram. Cuppy started with helping people with disabilities with their university education, and so far she has offered free education to three people and all of them were offered admission in UNILAG. Apart from helping people with disabilities with their university education, DJ Cuppy also said she is willing to give more people more opportunities with her Cuppy Philanthropy Foundation launched today. In an interview with Pulse.ng cuppy said: ‘I pledge to help students this year, I haven’t spoken about this yet, but I am excited to announce here o...
Banky W’s Epic Reply To Ladies Who Mocked His Old Car Is Too Inspirational
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Banky W’s Epic Reply To Ladies Who Mocked His Old Car Is Too Inspirational

Handsome singer and actor, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has hit back at some ladies who insulted him for allegedly owning a 1999 Range Rover SUV.  Over the past weekend, two ladies at a grocery store in the Lagos Island, filmed popular R&B singer, Banky Wellington while leaving the store. The ladies mocked and rained insults at him over the old vehicle he was driving which they thought was not suitable for someone in his class. A few days later, the 'Wedding Party' actor, has responded to the cringe-worthy, creepy video shared by the ladies and revealed that the vehicle was in fact not a 1999 model but 2008 own and it was currently on sale to the highest bidder. the singer noted that he still drove a 2008 model SUV because he decided to get a smal...
You Won’t Believe What Mbappe Is About To Do With All The Money He Made From The World Cup
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You Won’t Believe What Mbappe Is About To Do With All The Money He Made From The World Cup

Kylian Mbappe garnered global recognition for his performances in this year’s World Cup, but the proceeds he earned are not going to him, it has been reported. Mbappe, who scored four goals this year as France claimed its second World Cup, decided to donate his earnings from the tournament to a charity that gives free sports instruction to hospitalized and disabled children in sports, Premiers de Cordee. The organization also coordinates disability awareness campaigns for schools and businesses, according to the French news outlet L’Equipe. After consulting with his entourage, Mbappe decided his World Cup premiums can serve a humanitarian cause, according to L’Equipe. “Kylian, he's a great person,” Sebastien Ruffin, general manager of Premiers de Cordee, told Le Parisien. “When ...
Ben Bruce Attacks Buhari For Promising To Help Ghana Fight Corruption
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Ben Bruce Attacks Buhari For Promising To Help Ghana Fight Corruption

Nigerian senator, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for promising to help Ghana tackle corruption. Buhari made the promise at the 61st Independence celebration of Ghana on Tuesday. Buhari told the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, “your Excellency can be assured that you have a good partner in me as I look forward to any form of collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana in tackling the menace of endemic corruption.” Reacting to the promise of the Nigerian president to Ghana on anti graft war, Senator Bruce said in a post on his social media account that Buhari has not done enough in tackling corruption in his own country. He advised Buhari to, through his actions, teach other West African countries how to truly fight corruption. He asserted that what...
“I Have Slept With 88.8% Of The Girls I Met Online. Girls Are Just USELESS” — Nigerian Guy Brags
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“I Have Slept With 88.8% Of The Girls I Met Online. Girls Are Just USELESS” — Nigerian Guy Brags

A young man is currently trending on social media after he shared a post in which he bragged about his sexual prowess. According to the young dude, he has slept with over 88.8% of the girls he met on social media. He shared on Facebook a post that reads thus; “I’ve F**ked beyond 88.8% of The Girls I’ve Met Online. Girls Are Just USELESS. We Guys Should Change Them As Often As Everyday Just Like We Change Our Boxers and Pants. Guys Are You With Me??” See Some savage comments below; Mercy Jonah: Just as other men change ur mother .Go for blood test u will see , dat man u call ur dad is nt ur real father, bcus ur mom is still changing. I wonder how dey must ve changed ur future wife fool, mumu captain. Waste of sperm. Etz Cul Guiin Steph: u be fool ooo abi u no get mother even ...
Diplo Delivers Surprise Beats For Charity & Help Raises $60k
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Diplo Delivers Surprise Beats For Charity & Help Raises $60k

Diplo typically earns big money for his DJ sets, but Wednesday night he helped raise cash at a mini festival ... with Rosario Dawson and Eric Andre watching. The Mad Decent label head wasn't even on the flyer for the 2nd annual 'LA Gives Back' concert, but surprised the 2,300 fans who packed Union nightclub. Other DJs like Ookay, Valentino Khan, and Ghastly pumped up the crowd from the venue's 5 stages. We're told Rosario and Eric were in the crowd. Unclear if it was a date, since they reportedly broke up 3 weeks ago. We know they helped the fundraising effort by hitting up the merch booth. The event raised $60k to help 2 L.A. shelters -- My Friend's Place and the Downtown Women's Center.
Daddy Freeze Reacts As Pope Donated His Personalized Lamborghini To Charity
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Daddy Freeze Reacts As Pope Donated His Personalized Lamborghini To Charity

Daddy Freeze took to his IG page to write; “God bless the Pope, this is true Christianity. Unlike our daddy GOs, the Pope doesn’t collect tithe and gifts like these are donated to charity! ~FRZ – #FreeTheSheeple” He continued; “Give to the needy, stop tithing to the greedy! – While one Port Harcourt pastor got a private jet and Rolls Royce on his 55th birthday, our Pope was selling a Lamborghini gifted to him, to raise money for charity! – Let’s drive the money changing Pharisee hypocrites out of the house of worship! – If we remove tithes from the Church and cut down the offering, only pastors who genuinely love God will serve him and only true Christian doctrines will survive! ~FRZ – #FreeTheSheeple”
‘This Is True Christianity’ – Daddy Freeze Reacts To The Pope Donating His Lamborghini To Charity
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‘This Is True Christianity’ – Daddy Freeze Reacts To The Pope Donating His Lamborghini To Charity

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze has finally reacted to how the Pope handled his Lamboghini gift yesterday. The Pope donated a personalized Lamborghini gifted to him by the company to charity. Daddy Freeze took to his IG page to write; “God bless the Pope, this is true Christianity. Unlike our daddy GOs, the Pope doesn’t collect tithe and gifts like these are donated to charity! ~FRZ – #FreeTheSheeple” He continued; “Give to the needy, stop tithing to the greedy! – While one Port Harcourt pastor got a private jet and Rolls Royce on his 55th birthday, our Pope was selling a Lamborghini gifted to him, to raise money for charity! – Let’s drive the money changing Pharisee hypocrites out of the house of worship! – If we remove tithes from the Church and cut down the offering, only pa...