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Why I Forgave Burna Boy for Sending Thugs after me – Mr 2kay
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Why I Forgave Burna Boy for Sending Thugs after me – Mr 2kay

Nigerian singer Mr 2kay, has revealed that he has forgiven top singer Burna Boy who allegedly sent thugs to attack him. It will be recalled that in 2017, Burna Boy had allegedly sent thugs to attack him at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. In an interview with The Punch, Mr 2kay said, “The incident happened about four years ago. We went back and forth on the case for some time. At some point, the guys who carried out the attack were arrested and they were locked up for over two years. Their parents and Burna Boy’s people kept begging. At the end of the day, I decided to withdraw the case out of court. A lot of people that I respect, including my godfather (Tonye Princewill), and kinsmen reached out to me. I listened to those people and withdrew the case.” Jumbo als...
Biden Imposes Visa Ban On 76 Saudis Over Khashoggi’s Murder
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Biden Imposes Visa Ban On 76 Saudis Over Khashoggi’s Murder

President Joe Biden on Friday imposed a visa ban on 76 Saudi nationals in connection with the murder of the late journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The ban followed a United States intelligence report which accused the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, of approving the 2018 gruesome murder of Khashoggi. The former Washington Post columnist was killed and allegedly dismembered on October 2, 2018, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, by men said to be connected with the top levels of the Saudi government and the Crown Prince. Khashoggi was also a critic of Saudi Arabia and Mohammed bin Salman’s policies. But the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, who announced the measure described as the “Khashoggi Ban,” alleged that the affected individuals were involved in “thr...
Journalist, Others Escape Herdsmen Attack In Edo
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Journalist, Others Escape Herdsmen Attack In Edo

The Benin-city by-pass in Edo State is gaining notoriety for kidnapping and banditry as a journalist, Ben Duno, who was travelling on that route with other commuters at the weekend escaped being attacked by the Fulani herdsmen at the weekend. Duno, who works with the Sun Newspaper, said they escaped abduction by the whiskers while traveling from Warri, Delta State to Ibadan, Oyo State, for a close friend’s wedding. Narrating his experience, Duno said he has never been terrified in his life, but he and other co-travellers nearly walked into the hands of the marauders terrorising the country. He said: “The frightening reports on the security challenges across the country, especially on some major highways traversing the country, where travellers are being kidnapped on a daily ba...
“Pray for me, I can’t walk” – Kemi Olunloyo opens up on medical condition
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“Pray for me, I can’t walk” – Kemi Olunloyo opens up on medical condition

The self-acclaimed US-trained journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has cried out for prayers over a medical condition that is related to feet numbness. The controversial journalist made this known in a recent tweet on Twitter while adding that she may be offline for a while. “I will be offline a few days. I’m weak and dehydrated. God bless you and keep praying for Nigeria,” she wrote. In another tweet, Kemi Olunloyo buttressed on the status of her health; “2:35pm I left my doctors. Both legs & feet swollen and numb. I will be having a doppler test N80K to rule out DVT. Diuretics and Neurontin on board. Bed rest elevated. God be with me and all the #RevolutionNow #EndSars family weekend at #OccupyLekkiTollGate We are one.”
Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58
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Veteran Sports Reporter, Pedro Gomez Dies ‘Suddenly’ at 58

Veteran ESPN SportsCenter reporter, Pedro Gomez died on Sunday, February 7. He was 58. James Pitaro, Chairman, ESPN, and Sports Content confirmed his death in a statement saying, “We are shocked and saddened to learn that our friend and colleague Pedro Gomez has passed away.” He continued, “Pedro was an elite journalist at the highest level and his professional accomplishments are universally recognized. More importantly, Pedro was a kind, dear friend to us all. Our hearts are with Pedro’s family and all who love him at this extraordinarily difficult time.” “Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a Dad, loving husband, loyal friend, coach and mentor,” the Gomez family said in a statement. “He was our everything and his kids’ biggest believer. He died unexpected...
“Who cares!” – Donald Trump quits Screen Actors Guild after they threatened to expel his membership over the Capitol riot
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“Who cares!” – Donald Trump quits Screen Actors Guild after they threatened to expel his membership over the Capitol riot

Former US president, Donald Trump has resigned from the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) after they threatened to expel his membership from the union over his role in inciting the January riots on the US Capitol.   On Wednesday, the SAG-AFTRA board voted "overwhelmingly" that Trump violated the union's membership guidelines for his ''role in inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6." "Donald Trump attacked the values that this union holds most sacred -- democracy, truth, respect for our fellow Americans of all races and faiths, and the sanctity of the free press," union president Gabrielle Carteris said. "There's a straight line from his wanton disregard for the truth to the attacks on journalists perpetrated...
Osinbajo Should Leave If He’s Not Allowed To Perform As VP – Tunde Bakare
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Osinbajo Should Leave If He’s Not Allowed To Perform As VP – Tunde Bakare

Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church in Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, says Prof Yemi Osinbajo should leave if is not allowed to perform his role as the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Bakare, however, said he did not believe reports that Osinbajo was being handicapped in office and not allowed to perform his constitutional role, adding that he would like to hear directly from the horse’s mouth. The cleric spoke on Tuesday night in an Instagram Live Chat with popular journalist, Dele Momodu, monitored by The PUNCH. He said, “I do not know if that statement is true that he is not allowed to perform because the constitution is very clear on what the role of the vice-president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is, especially as it relates to st...
Tinubu Gave Me N2 Million When I Visited Him At Bourdillon – Sunday Igboho
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Tinubu Gave Me N2 Million When I Visited Him At Bourdillon – Sunday Igboho

A popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has narrated his encounter with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. He spoke on Tuesday in an Instagram Live Chat with popular journalist, Dele Momodu. According to Igboho, he met Tinubu during the build-up to a governorship election in Ondo State involving a former governor of the state, Olusegun Mimiko. He said a former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, told him that Tinubu requested to see him at his Bourdillon residence in Lagos. Igboho said he travelled to Lagos and met with Tinubu, who persuaded him not to support the Peoples Democratic Party in the election because the party impeached Ladoja as governor of Oyo State in 2006. The activist revealed that Tinubu ...
Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)
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Oloture: Mo Abudu Addresses Tobore Ovuorie’s Copyright Claim On Movie (Video)

Media entrepreneur Mo Abudu has addressed journalist Tobore Ovuorie’s copyright claim over Oloture. The 56-year-old shared a video speaking on Ovuorie’s claim in an Instagram post on Tuesday. She said in May 2019 they reached out to Ovuorie to acknowledge her journalistic ability, to commend, recognise and encourage her in her ongoing campaign against sex trafficking . “I would like to take a few minutes of your time today to shed some light on the recent allegations of copyright infringement made by investigative reporter Tobore Ovuorie against EbonyLife Films in relation to Oloture (the movie). “I also stand as mentor to so many young girls and ladies, I never want to disappoint any of you, so again, I did this to give you all an understanding of the situation,” she wrote. ...
Trump: Nigerians Hail Goodluck Jonathan
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Trump: Nigerians Hail Goodluck Jonathan

  Following the drama rocking the US presidential election, results, Donald Trump's loss and not accepting defeat - Nigerians are hailing ex President, Goodluck Jonathan, for accepting defeat without causing unnecessary drama. Journalist, Fisayo Soyombo wrote: For all of Goodluck Jonathan's imperfections, many of which I wrote about in the past, he is a far worthier statesman than Donald Trump. Trump needs specific post-election presidential carriage lessons that Jonathan can teach. Most of you said Goodluck Jonathan conceding & congratulating Buhari on the phone, was nothing extraordinary. Well, a 231-year-old democracy couldn’t do what Jonathan did. Nigeria democracy was only 16 years in 2015. At least this 4th Republic. I’ll leave you to your conscience. Editi ...
Nigerians attack chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, for going to play golf despite worsening insecurity
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Nigerians attack chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, for going to play golf despite worsening insecurity

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has been attacked online by Nigerians for attending a Golfing program on Saturday, December 5, despite the worsening insecurity across the country.   Journalist, Oyewale Olalekan Adebare , shared the photo of the Army Chief on his Twitter handle and shared his dissatisfaction ''Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Buratai tees off today in Abuja. Out there in the North East, Boko Haram is unleashing terror, while bandits are holding the North West & Central to ransom. In April, Buratai said he won’t return to Abuja unless BH is defeated.''Jafaar tweeted     Other Nigerians also expressed their displeasure. See their tweets below  
Soldiers Arrest Grace Abdu, VOA Journalist For Interviewing Resident Of Oyigbo
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Soldiers Arrest Grace Abdu, VOA Journalist For Interviewing Resident Of Oyigbo

Grace Abdu, a journalist with Voice Of America, was on Saturday assaulted and arrested by Nigerian soldiers for ‘interviewing residents of Oyigbo in Rivers State’. We gathered that Abdu was illegally detained by the soldiers for several hours. “She went there around 11, so around 12pm, the soldiers saw her and arrested her. They also seized her equipment. She was kept at the Army Post in Oyigbo for several hours before they released her this evening,” a source told SaharaReporters. Recall that army operatives were deployed to Oyigbo amid the violence that broke out in the town after some alleged Biafran agitators clashed with security agents. The soldiers have, however, been accused of extra-judicial killings and abuse of human rights. The security agents are allegedly m...
Tell Us Your Source Of Income – Kemi Olunloyo To Kid Comedienne, Emmanuella
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Tell Us Your Source Of Income – Kemi Olunloyo To Kid Comedienne, Emmanuella

Journalist Dr. Kemi Olunloyo has reacted after the news of kid Comedienne, Emmanuella building a house for her mom went viral. She wrote: EMMANUELLA: Public Relations Mgt is my 2nd degree. In PR when a 10yo comedian builds a house that achievement needs to be elaborated in a professional way. Mark Angel should tell media the EXACT source of her income used to build that house to inspire other young kids #Kemitalks Don't just post all over the internet about a house that could have been built by her uncle Mark Angel for her mother and Emmanuella's name used to upgrade her brand for more fans, followers and recognition. Nigerian mainstream newspapers don't ask questions. #Kemitalks Other young comedians and enterprising kids should know how they can make that money too. In Holl...
Stop giving Governors awards, challenge us so we can sit up – Wike tells journalists
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Stop giving Governors awards, challenge us so we can sit up – Wike tells journalists

Governor Nyesom Wike has challenged journalists to demand accountability from Governors instead of giving them awards to maintain relationships or friendships.   The Rivers state Governor said this after the national leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) paid him a courtesy visit at the government house in Port Harcourt on Friday October 30.   Wike in a statement released by his special assistant on media Kelvin Ebiri, also recalled times when journalists exposed ills in the society.   He said;   “What I have seen of you is that you praise us and give us award because of relationship or friendship. That’s not the way it should be. Challenge us — the people in authority — and we will sit up to our responsibilities. We will have no choi...
Lekki Shootings: ‘DJ Switch Should Be Prosecuted’ – Journalist, Gbolahan Macjob Says
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Lekki Shootings: ‘DJ Switch Should Be Prosecuted’ – Journalist, Gbolahan Macjob Says

DJ Switch is a fraud and her lies has caused a lot of destruction. She must be tried and prosecuted once the facts come out in the open. And let me assure you, she will not get asylum, regardless of her CNN interview. Nobody likes being manipulated or used. The intel is out there and her game will be up soon. You guys realise there’s something called satellite imagery bah? And you’ve heard of BBC Africa Eye � have you not? Okay we shall soon see how the dead bodies of the massacre were removed and why their family members are yet to come to demand their whereabouts. Lies kill more than guns.
CNN and New Yorker suspend journalist Jeffrey Toobin after he accidentally exposed his manhood on Zoom call
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CNN and New Yorker suspend journalist Jeffrey Toobin after he accidentally exposed his manhood on Zoom call

CNN chief legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin has been put on leave by the New Yorker media organization for exposing his manhood during a Zoom conference call with colleagues in what he says was an accident.   According to the New Yorker, the company has suspended Toobin following the incident, and will continue with its investigations.   A spokesperson for CNN speaking on Tuesday October 20, said "Jeff Toobin has asked for some time off while he deals with a personal issue, which we have granted."   Before Toobin's suspension, he was scheduled to cover the controversial Supreme Court confirmation and post electoral legal challenges. An upcoming event relating to Toobin's recent book about Trump was also postponed on Monday.   Toobin speaking...
Governor Emmanuel Gave N4m To #EndSARS Protesters, I Got N500k – Kufre Carter
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Governor Emmanuel Gave N4m To #EndSARS Protesters, I Got N500k – Kufre Carter

Kufre Carter one of the protest organizer went back to get the money the Uyo protesters rejected, this is to show Nigerians that uyo people are united in the fight against police brutality, that its just 4 to 5 people ensnared in this and not the whole uyo protest ring. Kufre Carter, a journalist, has taken to his Facebook page to explain what happened. He wrote: Good evening, Ladies and gentlemen. A lot has been said about me following the End SARS protests on Tuesday. I've been inundated with calls from responsible people to ask about the whereabouts of 4million naira reportedly given to me by the Governor for the Tuesday protests. The rest have resorted to online bickering and name calling. Well, I want to state the facts about the money categorically thus: 1. Half an...
Bbnaija: I Have Already Made More Money Than The Winner, I Don’t Feel Cheated – Erica Says
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Bbnaija: I Have Already Made More Money Than The Winner, I Don’t Feel Cheated – Erica Says

Disqualified former housemate, Erica Ngozi Nlewedim disclosed that she had made more than the 85 million grand prize that her foe, Laycon won last week Sunday. She disclosed this to popular lawyer and journalist, Chude Jideonwo on October 4. She was asked if she felt cheated as she was a huge contender for the prize and she responded thus: “I have already made more money than the price given to the winner of the show. It wasn’t just about the money, for me it was all about winning the show. “But I don’t feel cheated because I know that my actions got me disqualified so I don’t think anyone cheated me.”
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Erica Has United Africa More Than African Union – Journalist, Dele Momodu Says

Journalist, Dele Momodu, is of the opinion that disqualified BBNaija lockdown housemate, Erica Nlewedim, has united Africa more than the African Union has done in many years. He shared his opinion on his IG page today September 24. ''A toast to AFRICAN UNITY... @ericanlewedim has reunited AFRICA in few weeks more than the AFRICAN UNION in many years...'' his post read   Momodu gave some clarification to his assertion when a follower who is also a fan of Erica inquired how she has united Africa. See their exchange below
Kanye West reacts to claims Jay Z allegedly sold Kanye’s Masters in order to get his own back
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Kanye West reacts to claims Jay Z allegedly sold Kanye’s Masters in order to get his own back

Kanye West has defended Jay Z after it was alleged that the latter sold Kanye's Masters to get his own back.   Kanye, who had been temporarily banned from Twitter for sharing a journalist's phone number on his timeline, returned to the platform today to react the claims Jay Z sold him out.   Kanye, 43, tweeted screenshots of a post by blogger Akademiks, featuring the headline, "Jay Z Allegedly Sold Kanye's Masters to Get Own Masters Back."     Reacting Kanye said Jay is his brother and the media shouldn't come between them.   Kanye wrote: "Don't let the system pit us against each other. JAY IS MY BROTHER ... I have eternal love for all artist that have been through and ar...
Trump goes on defensive after new book claims he intentionally misled the American public about the dangers of COVID-19
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Trump goes on defensive after new book claims he intentionally misled the American public about the dangers of COVID-19

US President Donald Trump, has gone defensive after a new book revealed he knew how “deadly” coronavirus was as far back as February, but in public he was declaring to Americans it was no worse than the flu while insisting it was under control.   The claims made in a new book by journalist, Bob Woodward, and released on Wednesday September 9, say Trump deceived Americans publicly but in private was really scared about the disease.   Coming less than eight weeks before Election Day, the revelations in the book claim the president’s handling of the pandemic that has allegedly so far killed about 190,000 Americans even as Trump pushes for a resumption of normal activity to bolster his political position in his electoral campaign against rival, Joe Biden.   &nb...
‘Play it down’: Trump admits to concealing the true threat of coronavirus in new Woodward book
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‘Play it down’: Trump admits to concealing the true threat of coronavirus in new Woodward book

President Donald Trump admitted he knew weeks before the first confirmed US coronavirus death that the virus was dangerous, airborne, highly contagious and "more deadly than even your strenuous flus," and that he repeatedly played it down publicly, according to legendary journalist Bob Woodward in his new book "Rage." "This is deadly stuff," Trump told Woodward on February 7. In a series of interviews with Woodward, Trump revealed that he had a surprising level of detail about the threat of the virus earlier than previously known. "Pretty amazing," Trump told Woodward, adding that the coronavirus was maybe five times "more deadly" than the flu. Trump's admissions are in stark contrast to his frequent public comments at the time insisting that the virus was "going to disapp...
Arsenal In Talks To Sign £54m Star As Arteta Looks To Seal Double Swoop
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Arsenal In Talks To Sign £54m Star As Arteta Looks To Seal Double Swoop

Arteta the Gunners boss is now focussed on overhauling his midfield and The Athletic journalist David Ornstein claims that Arsenal have held talks over a potential deal to sign Lyon attacking midfielder Aouar this summer. The 22-year-old has developed into one of the best young attackers in French football in recent years and he starred for Lyon last season having contributed 9 goals and 10 assists in 41 appearances in all competitions. Aouar’s potential has alerted a host of top European clubs and it appears Arsenal are in the running to sign the French U21 international but The Sun suggests that any deal would set the north Londoners back around £54m. Arsenal’s finances are tight so they’ll need to raise money if they’re to afford Lyon’s asking price and Ornstein claims the Gunn...
Journalist Insulted By Fani-Kayode Set To Be Honoured
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Journalist Insulted By Fani-Kayode Set To Be Honoured

The Sha’aya’u S-Pawa Foundation, a political group in Zamfara state, says arrangements are in top gear to give an award of ‘Resilient Journalist’ to Mr. Eyo Charles, the Media Trust representative, assaulted by a former Aviation minister in line of duty. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Charles was the journalist that was verbally assaulted by a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode in Calabar, Cross River at a media conference. He had accused the journalist who sought to know in a question who was bankrolling his programme. He has however since tendered a public apology for the verbal attack. The group in a statement signed by the Chairman of the Foundation, Alhaji Sha’aya Sarkin Fawa in Gusau on Friday, said that the group saw the maturity with which Ch...
‘I Disappointed Myself’ – Fani-kayode Apologises For Harassing Journalist
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‘I Disappointed Myself’ – Fani-kayode Apologises For Harassing Journalist

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has rendered an unreserved apology to a journalist for the verbal harassment he meted out during a recent press conference in Calabar, the Cross-River State capital. Fani Kayode also apologised to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, family members, friends, and colleagues of the Daily Trust reporter. Speaking on Friday during a press conference at the Government House in Uyo, the ex-minister said he disappointed himself and everyone, noting that his reaction was undefendable. “I’m deeply sorry for the manner I reacted to the said reporter. I was too hard on him. The question was mischievous, but I fell for it,” he said. “I should have been smarter than that. I am using this opportunity to reach out to him, and I hope he will be k...
I Hereby Withdraw The Word “Stupid” That I Used On Journalist, I Regret It – FFK
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I Hereby Withdraw The Word “Stupid” That I Used On Journalist, I Regret It – FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation has apologised for insulting a journalist in Calabar, Cross River State capital, last week. The apology of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP chieftain comes barely a day after he remained defiant, oiling his ego over the unfortunate outburst wherein he described the media practitioner as being very stupid. A question by the journalist, Eyo Charles, attached to one of the national dailies, on who was bankrolling his tours across states of the federation necessitated the outburst. He had vowed yesterday not to apologise for his verbal attacks despite criticism that greeted it when a video clip of what transpired surfaced online. But in a statement this morning, the former minister said he regretted using the word stupid and have wi...
Journalist Attacked By Fani-Kayode, Eyo Charles Speaks On Ordeal
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Journalist Attacked By Fani-Kayode, Eyo Charles Speaks On Ordeal

A journalist who had a sour encounter at a press briefing with a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, in Calabar, Cross River State, has narrated his ordeal. A video being circulated via WhatsApp shows Mr Fani-Kayode abruptly leaving the briefing after pouring invective on the reporter, Eyo Charles of Daily Trust newspaper, whom he said asked him an “insulting” question. The incident happened on Thursday at a private hotel where the former minister was briefing reporters on his tour of projects in the South-South state. The briefing was moderated by Governor Ben Ayade’s spokesperson, Christian Ita, and attended by reporters from Vanguard, Punch, NAN, AIT, and other media houses. “What type of stupid is that? What type of stupid question is that? Bankrolling who? ...
Femi Fani-kayode Clears Air On Incident With Journalist
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Femi Fani-kayode Clears Air On Incident With Journalist

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has cleared the air on an incident involving himself and a journalist recently. FFK was in the headlines on Tuesday after reacting angrily to a question from a journalist, Eyo Charles, during a press conference in cross-river state recently. In a statement made available to MCI, the popular politician disclosed; "During my tour of the South and after a long and successful press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, a journalist put up his hand for the last question and said, "Well we do not know who is bankrolling you". "This is not a question but an assertion and an insult and if this insulting ASSERTION were made before Trump or OBJ I know how they would have reacted. Below is my response and I have no apology to offer f...
‘You Are Very Stupid’: FFK Blasts A Journalist In Calabar During Press Conference
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‘You Are Very Stupid’: FFK Blasts A Journalist In Calabar During Press Conference

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, attacked Eyo Charles, a journalist who asked him a question at a press conference in Calabar, Cross River state, last week. The ex-minister, who began a tour of some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) states in July, visited Cross River last week. TheCable gathered that at the end of the tour, he held a press conference where he showered encomiums on Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River. Among the projects he inspected are the superhighway that would stretch from the Atlantic ocean in Bakassi to the boundary of Benue state and the proposed deep sea port. He reportedly showered encomiums on Ayade and called on the federal government to assist the state which has “lean resources”. Eyo, a reporter with Daily Trust, had asked the ex-...
Journalist, Gimba Kakanda reports a Minister who is hosting a large party amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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Journalist, Gimba Kakanda reports a Minister who is hosting a large party amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Journalist, Gimba Kakanda took to Twitter to call the attention of the Minister of the FCT to the fact that a Minister in the Buhari administration is breaking social distancing guidelines by hosting a large party in Abuja. Gimba said the party is currently holding in Life Camp and "there's a large crowd". He added that the erring Minister's residence is close to the residence of the FCT Minister. He wrote: "Dear FCT Minister @OfficialFCTA, My neigbour, a Minister in Buhari’s government, is having a big loud party right now in Life Camp. There’s a large crowd, and I hear Skales asking them to “shake body.” His residence is just a few minutes away from yours. I hate this animal farm."
Victor Osimhen Apologizes To Punch Over “Na Thunder Go Fire Una” Statement
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Victor Osimhen Apologizes To Punch Over “Na Thunder Go Fire Una” Statement

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen have taken to Twitter to apologise to Nigerian news outlet Punch for the language he used in replying them few days ago. Recall that the newspaper published a post where the new Napoli recruit was alleged to have made a statement of emulating club legend Diego Maradona of which he debunked by writing: "I never said such a thing, y’all copy paste journalist just like to fabricate lies, since the passing of my late father I haven’t grant any interview whatsoever, stop this nonsense else na thunder go fire una." He wrote via Twitter late on Sunday night: As much as I dislike being misquoted or taken out of context by the media, I want to apologise to @MobilePunch and other journalists that felt offended for the type of language I used in my ear...
Hushpuppi And WoodBerry Have Sex Often, They Are Both Gay – Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo Makes Shocking Revelation
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Hushpuppi And WoodBerry Have Sex Often, They Are Both Gay – Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo Makes Shocking Revelation

Nigerian journalist, blogger and activist against gun violence, and social media personality, Kemi olunloyo makes shocking revelation. Taking to her twitter handle, The 55-year-old journalists said Hushpuppi and WoodBerry have sex often, they are both Gay. She wrote Do you wanna see clips of #SurvivingHushpuppi??? He was a bisexual man who had a wife and also had male intercourse with Woodberry regularly meaning he was GAY. Olalekan Ponle was the boss of the whole operation. Do you wanna see clips of #SurvivingHushpuppi??? He was a bisexual man who had a wife and also had male intercourse with Woodberry regularly meaning he was GAY. Olalekan Ponle was the boss of the whole operation. — Dr. Kemi Olunloyo (Pharm.D) (@KemiOlunloyo) July 11, 2020
I’m Done and Leaving Everything Behind – Lady who Accused D’banj of Rape Says as she Denies being Arrested
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I’m Done and Leaving Everything Behind – Lady who Accused D’banj of Rape Says as she Denies being Arrested

Seyitan Babatayo, the lady who accused D'banj of rape has denied claims of getting arrested alongside her mother. Report of Ms Babatayo's arrest which investigative journalist Kiki Mordi insisted happened, had been trailed by mixed reaction as some social media users affirmed that D'banj is trying to clear his name while others condemned and accused him of intimidation. In a tweet she shared after her alleged arrest gained public attention yesterday June 17, the lady stated that she is moving on and leaving everything behind her. She tweeted; I’m done with all these back and forth drama...Frank took me to the party and gave me the key to the room. I’m moving on and leaving everything behind me. Thanks and God bless I don’t know where all this rumors are coming from . Mys...
‘Fatoyinbo Will Not Be Charged With Rape’ – Kemi Olunloyo
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‘Fatoyinbo Will Not Be Charged With Rape’ – Kemi Olunloyo

Popular Nigerian journalist, Dr. Kemi Olunloyo, has shared an update on her private investigation on the rape allegations levied against COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. The journalist pointed out that she received intel from the police over the concluded case and it shows that both parties have been cleared on the investigation. Dr. Kemi had begun investigation on the story since last year, and according to her, Pastor Fatoyinbo is not guilty. Sharing on Instagram, the journalist wrote in part: “…The officer told me that 99% of their investigation shows that Fatoyinbo WILL NOT be charged with RAPE…” See Her Post Here:
Davido Sexually Harassed me in 2018 – Kemi Olunloyo
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Davido Sexually Harassed me in 2018 – Kemi Olunloyo

Controversial Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has stated that popular singer Davido once harassed her sexually. She made the revelation in a post updated on her Twitter page, where she wrote that the singer harassed her in 2018. Kemi added that Davido’s fans are aware of his reckless behaviour and they have refused to call his order to it. She also mentioned that Tiwa Savage and Samklef are fully aware that she was harassed sexually by Davido but they pleaded with her not to take actions. She wrote: “Sexual violence in Nigeria starts with sexual harassment. @davido fans don’t know how he sexually harassed me October 20th 2018. His fans and associates endorse this reckless behavior and it spirals. He has found it hard to say “Sorry”, an easy word that goes a long way. #FightSex...
Otedola Celebrates Only Son Fewa on his Birthday
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Otedola Celebrates Only Son Fewa on his Birthday

Nigerian Billionaire Femi Otedola has celebrated his only son Fewa Otedola on his birthday. Taking to Instagram, the business mogul shared a picture of Fewa, while affirming his immense love for him.] He wrote: “Happy Birthday to my boy Fewa! Papa Loves you so much .…F.Ote” Fewa Otedola who is the only son of one of Africa’s richest men and former CEO of Forte Oil, Femi Otedola is autistic, hence the reason for his challenges in socializing with people. Being the only male child, Fewa is automatically the sole heir to his father’s billion dollar fortune. Unlike his sisters, Olawumi, DJ Cuppy and Temi Otedola, Fewa likes to keep things private. Recall that few weeks ago, Otedola’s daughter, Tolani called out a journalist on social media for describing her autistic brot...
Journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi Charged For ‘Causing Annoyance’ Towards Lai Mohammed
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Journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi Charged For ‘Causing Annoyance’ Towards Lai Mohammed

After 17 days in detention, the Nigeria Police Force has charged a journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, aka Oba Akewi, for acting in a manner that can cause ‘annoyance’ and ‘hatred’ for the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The development comes less than five days after Mohammed through his spokesman, Segun Adeyemi, denied causing the arrest of Jolayemi who is the Vice-Chairman, Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria, Osun State chapter. In the charge sheet marked, FHC/ABJ/CB/104/2020, the police alleged that Jolayemi on April 14, 2020, shared an audio file in a Whatsapp group which subsequently went viral, The PUNCH reports. In the charge sheet signed by the Prosecuting Counsel, Prosecution Section, Joseph Offor, the police said the act was...
I Was Never Engaged by the EFCC to Prosecute Senator Akpabio – Festus Keyamo
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I Was Never Engaged by the EFCC to Prosecute Senator Akpabio – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment has finally reacted to reports of leading a prosecution team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prosecute Senator Godswill Akapbio after his tenure as the Governor of Akwa Ibom state. Festus Keyamo in his tweets, stated that Godswill Akpabio who is now the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs has never been charged or arraigned by the EFCC in any court of law for any offence. The former lawyer of the anti-graft agency also wondered how he was engaged by the EFCC to prosecute a non-existent charge. His statement read in parts;   “Even without searching on Google the cases I have prosecuted, a simple telephone call as a journalist/writer to the spokesperson of the EFCC would have duly informe...
Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson’s Estranged Wife, Paddy Bowden Dies in Tragic Accident
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Iron Maiden Frontman Bruce Dickinson’s Estranged Wife, Paddy Bowden Dies in Tragic Accident

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson's estranged wife, Paddy Bowden has died in a 'tragic accident.' She was found dead at their marital home in Chiswick, West London at about 10am on Monday, May 18. In a statement, Dickinson said: 'This is a terrible tragedy which appears to be a tragic accident. 'Our children Austin, Griffin and Kia and I are devastated. Out of respect for Paddy we won't be making any further comment at this hugely difficult and painful time for our family.' London Ambulance Service also confirmed they had attended, but that the patient was pronounced dead on arrival. A spokesperson said: 'We were called at 9.42am today to reports of a person unwell in Barrowgate Road, Chiswick. 'We sent two ambulance crews to the scene – the first one arriving with...
Chioma’s Engagement Ring to Davido has Been Taken From – Olunloyo
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Chioma’s Engagement Ring to Davido has Been Taken From – Olunloyo

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has claimed that Chioma‘s engagement ring to Davido has been retrieved by the singer. Taking to Twitter, the popular journalist insinuated that Davido collected back the engagement ring which he gave her some months back. She asked her fans if any of them know the reason why the singer took the engagement ring from his fiance. In her words; “#BREAKING EXCLUSIVE. Does anyone know why Chioma Rowland’s engagement ring to singer Davido taken from her?#Kemitalks”. While most of her fans were curious to know the reason behind her claims, others bashed her for always poke-nosing into Davido’s affairs. launch with celebrities in Africa The controversial journalist, of course has been for ages, on the family issue of the Adelekes,...
Imo Journalist, Vivian Ottih Suspended Indefinitely For Requesting Salary On Facebook
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Imo Journalist, Vivian Ottih Suspended Indefinitely For Requesting Salary On Facebook

A journalist with the Imo State government, South-East Nigeria, has been suspended indefinitely from her job for taking to Facebook to request her three months unpaid salary and the wages of her co-workers. Officials said the Facebook post was an “embarrassment” to the Imo State government. The suspended journalist, Vivian Ottih, is a lawyer and a senior editor with the government-owned IBC Orient FM radio station. She is the chairperson of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), in Imo State. Mrs Ottih, on May 4, posted a message on Facebook, appealing to Governor Hope Uzodinma’s media aide, Modestus Nwamkpa, to make a case to the governor on behalf of the workers in the government-owned radio and television stations who were yet to get their February, March,...
Kemi Olunloyo Makes Another Shocking Claim – Says Linda Ikeji Is Living A Fake Life
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Kemi Olunloyo Makes Another Shocking Claim – Says Linda Ikeji Is Living A Fake Life

Controversial Nigerian Investigative Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has made another shocking claim, implying that influential Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji does not have it all and is living a fake life. In response to a tweet by a follower who insinuated that Linda Ikeji was more wealthy and influential, Kemi claimed that the blogger does not have it all as some think. The controversial investigative journalist claims that the blogger’s wealth does not exist and that her car was a gift. She wrote, ” Her son has an identity crisis. She stole Jeremi’s used condom according to SDK and did IVF. Lied about a surrogate pregnancy, her wealth doesn’t exist”.
“When I Was Growing Up, All The Petty Armed Robbers Were Igbos” – Kemi Olunloyo
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“When I Was Growing Up, All The Petty Armed Robbers Were Igbos” – Kemi Olunloyo

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has caused a stir online after she took a swipe at Igbos in Nigeria. Olunloyo initially stated that Igbo girls are the least educated in the country before she went on to attack their men. She wrote ”When I was growing up in 1973 all the petty armed robbers were Igbos and they were led by one huge monster called Oyenusi a Yoruba master armed robber who was executed by the feds. He once said the Igbo boys were the only mumus he could draw into his crime gang. C: @PoliceNG“   View this post on Instagram   Igbo girls are the least educated in Nigeria because their icons don’t empower them - Journalist Kemi Olunloyo A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on May ...
I Will Follow You Until You Enter 6feet – IPOB Fights Kemi Olunloyo
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I Will Follow You Until You Enter 6feet – IPOB Fights Kemi Olunloyo

A twitter user who is probably identified as an IPOB member has sworn to see the US trained journalist, Kemi Olunloyo who’s always bent on picking on the Biafrans and their leader Nnamdi Kanu down to grave. This whole saga started when Kemi the social media journalist posted on her page with the caption “IPOB has noticed me 500%. Visit my Facebook page. Viral Viral! Big Money!” This statement didn’t go down well as many IPOB members threw mouth watering insults on her. The man who was identified on twitter as Son Of God didn’t waste time to tell her his whole mind which got the whole table shaking. According to son of God, he tweeted; “We will never leave you alone. Even our leader dong know us in person. There are over 50million of us, I am one of the very few people...
All Of Kemi Olunloyo’s Social Media Accounts Have Been Banned Without A Reason
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All Of Kemi Olunloyo’s Social Media Accounts Have Been Banned Without A Reason

Recently after a clash between the retired journalist, Kemi Olunlonye and the IPOP leader, Nnamdi Kanu and the insult she mounted on Davido’s fiancé mocking her on her birthday. All her social media accounts ranging from twitter to Instagram were banned and this has left people in some questions like what could actually be the cause of such ban. Take a look at her twitter account before it was banned. An suddenly the account got closed down as seen below The same thing applicable to her Instagram account, Some suggestions said it could be as a result of her interference in matters that do not concern her as she has been well known for intruding in people’s lives. Kemi on the other is a woman who says what she likes to say without fear or favor not minding ...
Oral Sex Is Mandatory For A Wife 3 Times Daily – Kemi Olunloyo Reveals
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Oral Sex Is Mandatory For A Wife 3 Times Daily – Kemi Olunloyo Reveals

Nigerian journalist, activist against gun violence, and social media personality, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo speaks about sex with her fans and followers on social media According to her, Oral sex is mandatory for a wife 3 times daily like food, saying id he doesn’t do it, it means he has a side chick. She wrote “Oral sex is mandatory for a wife 3 times daily like A MEAL. If your husband is not “eating you” shifting your clitoris from side to side with your screams heard in Dubai, he has a SIDE CHICK blowing him. Married men need oral sex serviced to their wives intensely! Oral sex being performed to a man “blow jobs” should be deemed illegal according to law in all countries. Blowing a penis reduces penile life for the next woman on that dickWinking face with tongueGrinning face wi...
Otedola’s Daughter, Tolani Calls Out Journalist For Referring To Her Autistic Brother As Mentally Unstable
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Otedola’s Daughter, Tolani Calls Out Journalist For Referring To Her Autistic Brother As Mentally Unstable

Billionaire, Otedola’s daughter, Tolani has called out a journalist identified as Elizabeth Bio for describing her autistic brother as mentally unstable. Recall that Otedola’s only son, Fewa Otedola has autism which makes him act differently. For those who do not know, Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior According to Tolani, referring to her only brother, Fewa as mentally unstable breaks her heart. The singer added that it is an insensitive thing to call someone who has autism a mentally unstable person. Tolani further enlightened the journalist on what Autism is about. Read all she said about it  
‘Everything I Possess Is A Product Of Hard Work’, Dino Melaye Brags
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‘Everything I Possess Is A Product Of Hard Work’, Dino Melaye Brags

Popular and controversial former Senator turned actor, Dino Melaye has opened up on his source of wealth. Dino who is known for his flamboyant lifestyle revealed that ‘hard work’ is the source of his wealth. The Kogi born politician made this revelation in an Instagram live interview with popular Journalist, Dele Momou of Ovation Magazine. Watch the video below…
CNN’s Richard Quest tests positive for COVID-19
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CNN’s Richard Quest tests positive for COVID-19

CNN’s business journalist, Richard Quest, has announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic. Quest becomes the second CNN journalist to test positive for COVID-19, first was Chris Cuomo. The Quest Means Business anchor, wrote on his verified Twitter handle that he is blessed as he has only shown only a few symptoms, “just a cough,” Richard Quest said. In a short tweet, Richard Quest said: “I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough. I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives.” I have caught coronavirus. I am blessed in that I have few symptoms – just a cough. I am saving my prayers and thoughts for those less fortunate. Stay in. And protect lives. — Richard Quest (@richardquest) Apr...
I eagerly anticipate the #FreeSamuel hashtag – El-Rufai’s son, Bello threatens journalist over report
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I eagerly anticipate the #FreeSamuel hashtag – El-Rufai’s son, Bello threatens journalist over report

Bello El-Rufai, Governor Nasir El-Rufai's son has slammed a journalist who he said was the last piece of puzzle he was waiting for in his rant which ignited a Twitter storm few days ago.   LIB reported earlier that the Kaduna Governor's son sparked an outrage after he threatened to "pass a Twitter user's mother to his friends", a threat many likened to "gang rape".   Following popular journalist, Samuel Ogundipe's report about his tweet, Bello has threatened to make sure his lawyers gets to him. The Kaduna Governor's son who thanked Ogundipe for completing the jigsaw, averred that the onus to prove usage/threat of rape is on the journalist.   He further stated that he is eagerly anticipating a #FreeSamuel hashtag, for the journalist he described as a hired ...