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Fani-Kayode Hosts Senator Orji Kalu
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Fani-Kayode Hosts Senator Orji Kalu

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has received Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. Mr Fani-Kayode revealed that he received the lawmaker representing Abia-North Senatorial District for a dinner at his home on Tuesday evening. In a post across social media platforms on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode said he had a “wonderful time” and “some very fruitful discussions” with Kalu who he claimed has been his friend for over 30 years. He wrote; “I had the honor and privilege of receiving Senator Orji Uzor Kanu in my home for dinner last night. We had a wonderful time and some very fruitful discussions about our country. “Orji and I have been friends and brothers for over 30 years and it is always my pleasure to see him and host him in my home.” ...
Gustavo Cubana Hosts Mega Pool Party With Rema, Jowi Zaza, Others In Enugu
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Gustavo Cubana Hosts Mega Pool Party With Rema, Jowi Zaza, Others In Enugu

One of the most visited entertainment centers in Nigeria, located in Enugu state and popularly known as Gustavo by Cubana has hosted one of the most amazing and eventful pool party with famous Nigeria Singer "Rema." The Pool Party was held on Thursday 21st January 2021 at Lanueva Hotels, at Independence Layout in Enugu. The event witnessed the live performance of one of Nigeria's finest and trending Superstar "Rema", alongside other popular Showbiz Entrepreneurs, celebrities and famous Personalities, including the likes of Obi cubana, Papi gustavo, Alanazunwa 1 CEO Erokam empire, Jowi Zaza, Okpoka Na Abba, Dr Ebuka, amongst others. Speaking with Guests, several of them commended the Organisers of such an amazing, well attended and epoch pool party in Enugu state, especially as it...
Esama Of Benin, Igbinedion Hosts Ini Edo, Zubby Michael & Other Nollywood Stars
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Esama Of Benin, Igbinedion Hosts Ini Edo, Zubby Michael & Other Nollywood Stars

The Esama Of Benin Kingdom play host to Nollywood Stars after they pained him a visit. Nollywood actors led by Ini Edo, Sam Dede, Zubi Micheal, Junior pope, Babarex were among those who the traditional ruler hosted in his kingdom. Actress ini Edo shared the video on her Instagram account. Welcome to the month of royalties... we had the pleasure of being hosted by The Esama Of Benin, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbingion , alongside my colleagues and cast members @zubbymichael @babarex0 @jnrpope etc , to celebrate one of the most revered, an Amazon @samdedesdx as He marks his birthday and celebrates life . Thank you so much to one of my favorites directors @lancelotimasuen for an opportunity to be a part of such a mind blowing project , I can’t wait for the world to see the magic we ar...
Sparta Prague 4-1 Celtic: Bhoys bow out after repeat performance
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Sparta Prague 4-1 Celtic: Bhoys bow out after repeat performance

Odsonne Edouard fired Celtic into the lead at Sparta Prague, but they were beaten 4-1 again and exited the Europa League. Celtic were again tormented by Lukas Julis in another 4-1 defeat to Sparta Prague as they crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday. Neil Lennon's Bhoys had lost by the same scoreline at home to Sparta earlier in the month and Odsonne Edouard's opener in the away fixture provided only a brief moment of respite before the hosts responded. Dismal defensive lapses allowed David Hancko and Julis - the hat-trick hero in Scotland scoring twice this time - to prematurely end this year's European adventure.
Emir Umar Faruq Hosts Orji Kalu After Meeting With IBB, Abdusalami (Photos)
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Emir Umar Faruq Hosts Orji Kalu After Meeting With IBB, Abdusalami (Photos)

The Emir of Minna, Dr Umar Faruq on Monday hosted Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senate Chief Whip, at his Minna palace, the Niger State capital. Kalu arrived the Emir's palace at about 4:30pm and proceeded immediately for a private meeting with the monarch. Kalu had arrived Minna, the 'power' state on Monday at exactly 2pm alongside political friends, associates and retinue of aides. Before meeting with Emir Faruq, Senator Orji Kalu had met privately with General Abdusalami Abubakar, former head of state. The meeting with Abubakar was preceded by an hour-long meeting with General Ibrahim Babangida, former president at his Minna residence. Speaking on the reason for his visit to the Emir of Minna, Senator Kalu who described the visitation as “private”, said he was at the palace t...
Renowned Ifa Priest, Ifayemi Elebuibon Hosts Witches And Wizards In Osun (Photos)
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Renowned Ifa Priest, Ifayemi Elebuibon Hosts Witches And Wizards In Osun (Photos)

Renowned Ifa priest, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon, on Thursday, hosted the maiden anniversary of Progressive Witches and Wizards Association in Osun. The meeting held at the Araba castle in Osogbo. During the meeting, Elebuibon charged members of the group to seek knowledge about themselves and use their natural powers to improve their individual fortune and help the country. He urged leaders and security agencies in the country to work towards putting an end to the shedding of blood. He warned Nigerians, especially traditionalists not to engage in the killing of fellow men to avoid impending punishment hanging on people behind bloodshedding in the country. Elebuibon said, “Eledumare is displeased with the shedding of the blood of innocent Nigerians. And there is grave punis...
Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski and Muller reach milestones in resounding win
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Bayer Leverkusen 2-4 Bayern Munich: Lewandowski and Muller reach milestones in resounding win

Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller helped make the difference again as Bayern Munich crushed Bayer Leverkusen. Bayern Munich's ominous charge towards an eighth successive Bundesliga title continued with a crushing 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen, as Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller reached impressive personal milestones. Hansi Flick's side - wearing 'Black Lives Matter' armbands - looked rusty during the opening exchanges on Saturday yet rallied to overpower their hosts and go 10 points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the summit. It all began so well for Leverkusen, who opened the scoring early on through Lucas Alario, but they capitulated and conceded three goals in less than 20 minutes – Kingsley Coman, Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry all punishing the hosts.
Archbishop Of Canterbury Hosts Leah Sharibu’s Mother To Mark The Two Years Anniversary Of Her Daughter’s Abduction
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Archbishop Of Canterbury Hosts Leah Sharibu’s Mother To Mark The Two Years Anniversary Of Her Daughter’s Abduction

Rebecca Sharibu, the mother of abducted Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu, was hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to mark the second anniversary of her daughter’s abduction. Justin Welby shared the Eucharist with Rebecca Sharibu today, February 20, after which he described her as a “woman of profound courage and faith.” Rebecca’s 14-year-old daughter was abducted alongside 109 other schoolgirls on February 19, 2018. Of the 107 girls who survived the ordeal, all were released by the Boko Haram terrorists who abducted them, except Leah who was held back because she refused to renounce Christianity and convert to Islam. She was eventually married off to a top Boko Haram commander after being forced to convert to Islam. Now 16, Leah has welcomed a son with the terrorist. Sharin...
Darling Hosts BBNaija Housemates; Redeems Cash Prizes For Darling Task Winners
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Darling Hosts BBNaija Housemates; Redeems Cash Prizes For Darling Task Winners

Although the 2019 Big Brother Naija, ‘Pepper Dem’ edition has ended, the excitement of the show is still reverberating as housemates pay courtesy calls to sponsors of the programme. Darling Nigeria, the official hair sponsor of the show played hosts to some of the ex-housemates; Mercy, Mike, Frodd, Omasola, Seyi, Ike, Elozonam, Diane, Sir Dee, Kim Oprah, Thelma, Cindy, Avala, Khafi, Jackye, Gedoni, Enkay and Joe, who visited the Lagos offices of the hair extension giant in appreciation of their role in keeping housemates well-groomed with their latest hair extensions and spicy hair styles. The visit also served as an opportunity for Venita and Sir Dee to redeem their cheques of 500,000 naira each as winners of the Darling task while in the house. In her remarks to welcome hous...
Oyo 27-Year-Old Commissioner, Hon Fakorede Hosts Media Influencers (Photos)
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Oyo 27-Year-Old Commissioner, Hon Fakorede Hosts Media Influencers (Photos)

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Oyo, Hon Fakorede has disclosed that the state government agenda is to create new opportunities and wealth in the state. The 27-year-old commissioner made this known on Thursday, September 26, during a meeting a meeting with media influencers in the state. A statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen, said; “Yesterday, at around 7pm we had the first of its kind intensive engagement with the new media influencers in Oyo State. “His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde is setting the pace and influencing a new order, and we need all image makers and storytellers to further up the ante. “Representing His Excellency in that assembly of influential millennials in Oyo State, I reiterated our administration's agenda to make our ...
Afcon 2019: South Africa will get stronger – Ronwen Williams
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Afcon 2019: South Africa will get stronger – Ronwen Williams

The goalkeeper claims Bafana Bafana will make a steady progress in the tournament despite below-par preparations Ronwem Williams believes South Africa will wax stronger the further they progress at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Bafana Bafana made a disappointing start to Afcon 2019 when they lost 1-0 to Cote d’Ivoire, before bouncing back with a 1-0 triumph over Namibia. Despite their 1-0 defeat to Morocco thereafter, they zoomed into the Round of 16 as one of the best third-placed teams. In the knockout phase, they dismissed hosts and tournament favourites Egypt from the championship.
Afcon 2019: Bafana Bafana need Serero to unsettle Nigeria – Rudolph Seale
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Afcon 2019: Bafana Bafana need Serero to unsettle Nigeria – Rudolph Seale

The retired defender has called for Serero’s inclusion to provide creativity for the 1996 African champions Former South Africa international Rudolph Seale believes Bafana Bafana have what it takes to beat Nigeria in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal match on Wednesday. The former Kaizer Chiefs defender believes beating hosts Egypt in front of their home crowd will definitely uplift the mood in the Bafana camp. “The mood is high and that is the first point or beginning for us, it’s a plus for us because you cannot go to such a high ranked team like Nigeria with a low mood or with your heading facing downwards,” Seale told Goal .
Nigeria Entertainment Body Hosts IGP  Mohammed Adamu To Dinner / Award Night, Unveils Awareness Campaign
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Nigeria Entertainment Body Hosts IGP Mohammed Adamu To Dinner / Award Night, Unveils Awareness Campaign

The National President of Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers, Amb. Kenule Nwiya has met with the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu in view of the forthcoming Solidarity Concert Dinner/Award Night and official Launch of "Operation Discharge Information Awareness Campaign", holding at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on the 29th of June 2019. According to Amb. Kenule, the Launch of Operation Discharge Information Awareness Campaign is an awareness initiative of the CNE for Nigeria Police and other security agencies. He stated the idea was to improve to resourcefulness and contributions of celebrities in helping security agencies with key informations that can be needful in carrying out their duties more efficiently, especially with the exposition they may have with diff...
Ooni Of Ife Hosts Eri King, Eze Chukwuemeka Eri
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Ooni Of Ife Hosts Eri King, Eze Chukwuemeka Eri

The Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwus, Ojaja II Host Eri King, His Majesty, Eze Chukwuemeka Eri, Ezeora 34th & Eze Aka Ji Ọvọ Igbo (The present occupant of Eri throne), as both interacted on the historical relationship between the Igbo and Yoruba people. IT WAS A ROYAL HANDSHAKE ACROSS THE NIGER!
I’ll Query Any Pastor Who Hosts Comedians In Church — Assemblies Of God Leader
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I’ll Query Any Pastor Who Hosts Comedians In Church — Assemblies Of God Leader

Rev. Chidi Okoroafor who is the head of the Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria, has threatened to query any pastor who hosts comedian in church.The General Superintendent of the church who spoke in an interview with Everest Amaefule, addressed issues ranging from the crises in the church to the killings in different parts of the country. Okoroafor, the head of the Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria who also threatened to query any Pastor who hosts any comedians in the church, added; It is lack of the presence of God that people now make up with comedians. How can I bring the ‘Night of One Thousands Laughs’ to the church? I am vehemently against that. If I see somebody do that in Assemblies of God, I will give him query. Why would you bring entertainers? It is lack of the presence o...
Gambian President, Adama Barrow Hosts Apostle Suleman
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Gambian President, Adama Barrow Hosts Apostle Suleman

President Adama Barrow of The Republic of the Gambia on Thursday, hosted Servant of God and senior pastor at Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, who was in the tiny West African country on a two-day restorative crusade. . . Suleman and his ministers who drove from Banjul International Airport through the city like royalty had taken the ministry’s regular soul-restoring programme tagged ‘The Supernatural’ to The Gambia following another successful two-day outing in neighbouring Dakar, the capital city of Senegal. . . As a mark of respect, the outspoken Nigerian cleric had called on President Barrow’s office in the country’s capital and largest city, Banjul, a few hours before the crusade kicked off on Wednesday, April 3. . . Suleman, after the presidenti...
We Live In Peace With Our Hosts But Have Two Issues – Hausa Community In Nnewi
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We Live In Peace With Our Hosts But Have Two Issues – Hausa Community In Nnewi

The Hausa Community in Nnewi is desperately in need of its own market and burial ground, where members can do their business and bury their dead loved ones. The community, which has existed in Nnewi since the early 1970s, said apart from the two issues, they are happy and living peacefully with their host community. The Chief of Hausa community in Nnewi, Alhaji Mohammed Diya said the indigenes of Nnewi have been friendly with them in everything, but have not been able to meet their demands for land where they can establish their own market and burial ground. “Hausa people living in Nnewi are many and we are not happy because we do not have a market that is called Hausa market. A market where we can bring cattle, bags of maize and other farm produce and sell. Apart from the iss...
U20 AFCON: World Cup Ticket in the Bag, Flying Eagles Dream Title
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U20 AFCON: World Cup Ticket in the Bag, Flying Eagles Dream Title

Flying Eagles midfielder, Afeez Aremu said the team is now focused on winning the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations title, after securing qualification for the U20 FIFA World Cup in Poland. Flying Eagles Nigeria beat the hosts Niger Republic on Friday night to berth their place at the FIFA World Cup billed for May 23- June 15, and also a semi-final clash on Wednesday against Mali. Winning the title according to Aremu will be a good come back for the Flying Eagles who missed the 2017 edition. “We’ve got the qualification to play in the World Cup, which was our first priority of going into this tournament. Our next priority is to win the AFCON,” Aremu declared. “Now we can only get better as we keep pushing forward.” Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun said his wards are ready for ...
Fayose Hosts Peter Obi In His Lagos Home (Photos)
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Fayose Hosts Peter Obi In His Lagos Home (Photos)

Today, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose hosted the Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, HE Peter Obi in his Lagos residence. They had fruitful discussions on how to rescue Nigeria and its people from APC govt and reposition the Southwest going forward. As the Southwest Coordinator of the PDP Presidential Campaign, Fayose assured of his total commitment to the Atiku/Obi ticket and he (Obi) expressed confidence in his ability to lead the party to victory in the zone.
Bafana Bafana Coach, Baxter Risks Sack
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Bafana Bafana Coach, Baxter Risks Sack

Stuart Baxter will be sacked as head coach of Bafana Bafana should the national team fail to qualify for the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations which will be held in Cameroon. This is according to a report by local publication Sport24, which claims to have been reliably informed of Baxter’s future. Baxter’s second spell hasn’t been too rosy with Bafana having failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals, while they have also failed to win the Cosafa Cup on two occasions despite being the hosts. When Baxter took over from Owen Da Gama, who had replaced Shakes Mashaba on an interim basis, Bafana were strong favourites to win their group and qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals.
Aisha Buhari Hosts Artistes Supporting President Buhari (Photos)
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Aisha Buhari Hosts Artistes Supporting President Buhari (Photos)

some artistes rooting for her husband at the launching of a music album called “Sakamakon Chanji”, which means ‘aftermath of change agenda’. The album was made by the Northern Nigeria Musical Artistes to support President Buhari’s change agenda. The Senior Special Assistant to the President in the Wife of the President’s Office, Dr Hajo Sani, expressed appreciation to the musicians for their contribution to Nigeria’s entertainment industry. Sani said the artistes played important role towards enlightening Nigerians on the need to promote peace and good governance. She also explained that the artistes promoted peace and the good work of President Buhari in the last three years of the administration. One of the artistes, Adam Zango, said in spite of developmental efforts of prev...
Prince Charles Hosts Young Nigerian Ladies Ahead Of Visit To Africa (Photos)
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Prince Charles Hosts Young Nigerian Ladies Ahead Of Visit To Africa (Photos)

Prince Charles hosted a reception for British-West African creatives including two Nigerian fashion designers in London ahead of his West African tour. The Prince and his wife, Camilla are expected to tour Nigeria, The Gambia and Ghana starting from October 31. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the designers, Eki Orleans and Nkwo Onwuka will showcase their works at the ongoing Lagos Fashion Week. The reception details were shared on Prince Charles and Princess Camilla’s official Instagram page @Clarence House. The post read; “Ahead of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to The Gambia, Ghana and Nigerians, Their Royal Highnesses hosted British West Africans from areas including media, sports, fashion, the arts, education and charity. “Their Royal Hig...
President Buhari Hosts Kannywood Actors (Photos)
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President Buhari Hosts Kannywood Actors (Photos)

President Buhari last night hosted Kannywood Entertainers (Music and Movies) to a dinner at the state house, Abuja. In attendance at the dinner were Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, Plateau state governor Simon Lalong and the Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari. See more photos below
Succour For Nigerian Businesses In Ghana As Ekweremadu Intervenes
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Succour For Nigerian Businesses In Ghana As Ekweremadu Intervenes

SUCCOUR has come the way of Nigerian business community in Ghana following the intervention of Deputy Senate President and former Speaker of Parliament of Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Ekweremadu Against this backdrop, the government of the West African nation has promised to reconsider its policy on foreign businesses, which led to the sealing of over 400 Nigerian-owned shops in Ashanti Region of the country. Ekweremadu gave the indication on his Facebook page, @iamekweremadu, yesterday, following discussions with Regional Minister of Ashanti Region, Simon Osei-Mensah. According to Ekweremadu, the freedom of the peoples of the sub-region to ply their trades in any part of West Africa was central to the prosperity of ECOW...
AWCON 2018: Ghana Remains Hosts, Says CAF
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AWCON 2018: Ghana Remains Hosts, Says CAF

Ghana will host the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations billed for November 17- December. Speculations were rife about the country still hosting the tournament, after Ghana was threatened by FIFA with a suspension. But Confederation of Africa Football said in a statement on Tuesday night that Ghana was never stripped of the opportunity. The reports further indicated Kenya had also reject an opportunity to host the competition after receiving the nod from CAF to host. CAF also indicated a final decision would be taken after CAF’s general meeting on September 12. Back in July there were fears that Ghana may not be ready to host, as there was no indication that the country was preparing for the event. However, Ghana sports minister Isaac Asiamah assured CAF president Ahmad Ahmad,...
PDP Hosts Newly Decamped APC Members To A Dinner (photos)
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PDP Hosts Newly Decamped APC Members To A Dinner (photos)

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says a military government is better than the current administration. Speaking on Wednesday at a dinner to welcome those who left the All Progressives Congress (APC), Secondus alleged that the ruling party has foisted on the country “a kind of military democracy”. Senate President Bukola Saraki and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, are the latest notable politicians to defect to the PDP. Last week, some members of the national assembly dumped the APC for the PDP. Secondus said those who left APC could not watch the country slide into crisis. “They can not watch the country sliding into crisis as we have found ourselves today – bloodletting, killings unabated. Government of denial, government of fra...
Nigeria Hosts 2017 West African College Of Nursing Conference
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Nigeria Hosts 2017 West African College Of Nursing Conference

The Federal Government of Nigeria has concluded plans to host the 2017 West African College of Nursing (WACN) 14th Biennial General Meeting (BGM), 23rd Scientific Session and 37th Council Meeting scheduled to take place in the nation capital Abuja from 1st to 8th July, 2017 with the theme: ‘Emerging Health Emergencies: Community and Health Workforce Response in the Sub-region. This was announced by the Hon. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole in Abuja on Thursday. Giving a brief background of the WACN, the Minister said that the college is an agency of the West African Health Organization with headquarters in Burkina Faso. He explained that the College was officially inaugurated in Banjul, the Gambia in April 1981 with the aim to promote excellence in nursing education and mai...
Ruggedman Hosts Marvis To Dinner In Lagos
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Ruggedman Hosts Marvis To Dinner In Lagos

Ex-housemate of Big Brother Naija, Marvis Nkpornwi was hosted to a private dinner by veteran rapper, Ruggedman last night at the B.L. Restaurant in V.I, Lagos. He also gave her a dope shirt from his clothing line "Twentieth September Wears".
#BBNaija: Minimie Hosts The Last 5 Housemates
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#BBNaija: Minimie Hosts The Last 5 Housemates

One of the major sponsors of the just concluded Big Brother Naija show, Minimie hosted the last five housemates; Efe, Bisola, TBoss, Debbie-Rise and Marvis today at their head office. The housemates also received special packages from the sponsors to break their boredom.
DJ Paul Oakenfold Hosts The Highest Party On Earth At Mount Everest
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DJ Paul Oakenfold Hosts The Highest Party On Earth At Mount Everest

Top British DJ Paul Oakenfold braved thinning air and freezing temperatures to host the 'highest party on earth' at Everest Base camp on Tuesday, playing to around 100 climbers all in full mountain gear. The Base camp lies at an altitude of 5,380 metres (17,600 feet) The 53-year-old artist, who trekked for ten days to reach base camp, mixed his beats on a makeshift stone stage set against the spectacular backdrop of the world's highest mountains. With brightly coloured Tibetan prayer flags fluttering overhead, climbers and trekkers danced as best they could in their heavy hiking boots and thick down jackets.
Hollywood Star Eva Longoria to Host FIFA Football Awards
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Hollywood Star Eva Longoria to Host FIFA Football Awards

Hollywood star, Eva Longoria and German TV presenter Marco Schreyl have been named as the hosts of FIFA's Football Awards ceremony on January 9. The pair will take to the stage in Zurich, Switzerland next week as the winner of FIFA's Best Men's Player is announced. Antoine Griezmann, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the three finalists, and one will receive the award from the presenters next Monday.