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Erica Threatened By Chidi Mike Cars As She Rejects His N2M Prize & Car Gift
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Erica Threatened By Chidi Mike Cars As She Rejects His N2M Prize & Car Gift

Erica has rejected the cash gift of two Million Naira that was promised to her by the CEO of CMC motors. From The Information Obtained By MCI, Recall that CMC motors boss said he was impressed by Erica’s attitude and he will he will do his best to see that she gets endorsement if she is not disqualified. Now there is trouble in paradise as CMC has vowed to fumble Erica’s bags. Watch the Video https://youtu.be/Yn0wLWWvQ9E
‘AFCON means Liverpool need more firepower’ – Salah and Mane cover required, says Murphy
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‘AFCON means Liverpool need more firepower’ – Salah and Mane cover required, says Murphy

The former Reds midfielder expects Jurgen Klopp to dip into the market for attacking talent despite having already passed on Timo Werner Liverpool will need to dip into the transfer market for “additional firepower” when the transfer window re-opens, says Danny Murphy, with the Africa Cup of Nations set to see them lose Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for a long period in 2020-21. The 2021 AFCON in Cameroon was initially due to be held in the summer of 2021, but it has been rescheduled and will now run from January 9 to February 6. Egypt and Senegal – the respective nations of Salah and Mane – will be among those setting their sights on the ultimate prize if qualification is secured.
Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe
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Liverpool’s Salah picked me as role model – ex-Ghana forward Bekoe

The former Black Stars forward claimed the Reds superstar looked up to him during his time at Egyptian side Petrojet Former Ghana striker Eric Bekoe revealed that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah looked up to him as a role model before heading for Europe. After helping Asante Kotoko win the Ghanaian top-flight title in the 2007-08 season, where won the top scorer’s prize with 17 goals in 23 matches, Petrojet beat Zamalek to Bekoe’s signature. There, he became an instant hit owing to his efficiency in front of goal. He also helped the team finish in the third position of the 2008–09 Egyptian Premier League season.
‘After long years of sacrifices he deserves that prize’- Odion Ighalo’s agent reveals reasons behind his Manchester United success
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‘After long years of sacrifices he deserves that prize’- Odion Ighalo’s agent reveals reasons behind his Manchester United success

Following Odion Ighalo's heroics since joining Manchester United in January, his agent Patrick Bastianelli has come out to reveal why the Ajegunle born striker was meant to succeed in his career and crown it with playing for Manchester United. Former Watford striker, Ighalo, 30, has been a hit at United after joining from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, scoring four goals already and helping United to fifth place in the Premier League before football in England was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ighalo's agent, Patrick Bastianelli believes the 30-year-old's hardwork over the years and positive mentality is the reason why he has succeeded at Manchester United, a club he supported since childhood. Ighalo debuted in Europe in 2007 after joining Norwegian club Lyn Oslo, h...
Trent Alexander-Arnold wins Premier League POTM prize for December
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Trent Alexander-Arnold wins Premier League POTM prize for December

Trent Alexander-Arnold has today been named the Premier League Player of the Month for December. The full-back’s outstanding form during the final month of 2019 was rewarded with the accolade at Melwood on Friday. A productive December saw Alexander-Arnold chalk up one goal and three assists, as well as helping Liverpool keep four clean sheets as they won each of their five fixtures in the division to maintain a 13-point lead at the summit. Our No.66 saw off competition from Emiliano Buendia (Norwich City), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Ben Foster (Watford), Danny Ings (Southampton), Adama Traore (Wolverhampton Wanderers) and Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) to win the prize. It ensured the trophy remained at Melwood after Sadio Mane won Nove...
Diouf Names Player that will Win  CAF Footballer of the Year Award
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Diouf Names Player that will Win CAF Footballer of the Year Award

Former Senegal striker, El Hadji Diouf, has backed his compatriot, Sadio Mane, to win the 2019 African Player of the Year award. The winner of the award will be named in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday. Mane is up for the prize, along with his Liverpool teammate, Mohamed Salah and Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez. Salah has been named Africa’s best footballer in the past two years with Mane coming second on both occasions, but Diouf, expects Mane to finish first this time around. “I am a thousand per cent convinced of the coronation of Sadio [Mane],” Diouf told Senegal Press Agency. “Sadio Mane has had a successful season to claim the title of best African footballer [award]. I am very proud of what he did and if it was up to me, a Senegalese will win the title....
Nigerians react as best graduating student in OAU gets ₦100,000 award prize
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Nigerians react as best graduating student in OAU gets ₦100,000 award prize

Nigerians on social media have criticized the ₦100,000 prize awarded Lawal Oluwafemi, the Best Graduating Student of the Obafemi Awolowo University for the 2017/2018 session. Lawal was presented with his prize at the convocation of the university. He shared the news on Twitter on Saturday and users of the platform have been congratulating him. Besides congratulating Lawal, Twitter users have also pointed out that the prize money was too small. Critics of the prize money weighed Lawal’s prize against the N30 million that the winner of the last Big Brother Naija reality TV show went home with. Nigerians on social media have criticized the ₦100,000 prize awarded Lawal Oluwafemi, the Best Graduating Student of the Obafemi Awolowo University for the 2017/2018 session. Lawal was...
#BBNaija: The N60 Million Prize For Winner, A Breakdown
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#BBNaija: The N60 Million Prize For Winner, A Breakdown

Big Brother Naija 2019 grand finale is here few hours and the winner is certainly going home with N60million worth of prizes. MultiChoice Nigeria has also raised the stake this year, for the winner of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) pepper dem series. It might interest you to know that, the prize worth N60 million includes; N30million cash prize; an SUV from Innoson Motors; a trip to Dubai for two, packaged by TravelBeta; a home make-over courtesy Scanfrost; a year’s supply of Pepsi and One Africa Fest VVIP experience; a year’s supply of Indomie Noodles and Munch It; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone. There’s also a bonus prize of two VIP Tickets to watch a European Football final game live, courtesy BET9ja. This season’s grand prize is an increase from the previous ...
BBNaija: Sir Dee’s Gorgeous Girlfriend Writes An Open Letter To Him
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BBNaija: Sir Dee’s Gorgeous Girlfriend Writes An Open Letter To Him

Bbnaija housemate, Sir Dee seems to be in a loving and serious relationship with his girlfriend outside the big brother Naija house. Sir Dee has made it clear to the other housemates especially the females, that he is only in the show for the prize money and not a new lover. His girlfriend, who is a twin has gone a step further to write an open letter to her man on social media. Read her letter below; OPEN LETTER TO SIR DEE You my Love, will show the world the TRUE meaning of pure God’s GRACE! To my King @sirdee_da Thanks for all the support so far guys! Continue to show him love and support❤❤❤��� #bbnaija #pepperthem #sirdee #deenation
“I Am Worth More Than N25 Million Currently” — BBNaija Efe Boasts
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“I Am Worth More Than N25 Million Currently” — BBNaija Efe Boasts

Big Brother Naija 2017 winner, Efemoney has wowed his fans after revealing he is currently worth more than the 25 million nairas that we won from BBNaija. In a leaked interview, he claimed he has not also used a single kobo from the prize to push his musical career. When asked why he’s talking like that, he further explained that he’s no longer a hustler like before but now a businessman and he equally revealed how it all happened.
Cristiane beats Oshoala and Nchout to Women’s World Cup Goal of the Tournament prize
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Cristiane beats Oshoala and Nchout to Women’s World Cup Goal of the Tournament prize

The Brazilian star claimed the prize with her brilliant header in her side's loss to Australia in France Cristine has been named the winner of the 2019 Women's World Cup Goal of the Tournament award. The São Paulo star won the highest number of votes in the race of 10 players on Thursday after edging out Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala and Cameroon's Ajara Nchout. Oshoala made the shortlist with her brilliant second-half finish that sealed Nigeria's 2-0 group stage win over South Korea.
Tottenham motivated by Champions League final loss, says Kane
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Tottenham motivated by Champions League final loss, says Kane

The England striker is determined to have another chance at European football's top prize after losing out to Liverpool in the decider Harry Kane says Tottenham are motivated to become an even stronger team following last season's Champions League final heartbreak. A 2-0 loss to Premier League rivals Liverpool in June's showpiece denied Spurs what would have been a first major trophy since 2008. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi gave Liverpool victory in Madrid, where Kane returned from injury but struggled to make an impact.
Arsene Wenger is One of the  Best Managers in the World – Mourinho
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Arsene Wenger is One of the Best Managers in the World – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has described Arsene Wenger as one of the best football managers in the world. He made this known after the former Arsenal manager was given a lifetime achievement prize at the Laureus World Sport Awards in Monaco on Monday. During his time at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger manage over 1,000 games, won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. He also led Arsenal to a historic unbeaten Premier League season as they won the title in 2004. Mourinho who competed against Arsene Wenger and once called him specialist in failure, was however full of praises for the Frenchman. “There were some episodes along the road. “I can only speak by myself. I really enjoyed the competition. But the real respect was always there. “He made lots of history in that football club. The nick...
I Go Dye Rewards 5 Nigerians With $5000, for Promoting Peace
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I Go Dye Rewards 5 Nigerians With $5000, for Promoting Peace

Comedian I Go Dye has rewarded 5 Nigerians with the prize of $1000 each for using their platform to promote peace. The winners lent their voice in support of peace as Nigeria prepares to make a major decision in its general elections. Sharing the photos of the winners, Comedian I Go Dye wrote: “Today we present Francis Agoda path of honour peace prize of $1000 each to the winners for using their platform to promote peace for I Go Dye #istandforpeace2019elections campaign……The last winner didn’t qualify because he used someone’s else material, $1000 is still available for other contestants, so do your video with #istandforpeace2019elections tagged @igodye_Congratulations to @david_victorious,@radiospiceyemi,@the_kingcomedy, @mcabilitea#istandforpeace2019. I believe that today’s world is...
Grammy Awards 2019: Drake And Others Declined Performance
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Grammy Awards 2019: Drake And Others Declined Performance

Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino have all declined to perform at the 2019 Grammy awards holding on February 10 in Los Angeles. Their refusal to perform has been linked to the way the producers of the Grammy Awards treat the HipHop community. Last year, Jay-Z who had the highest nominations with 8 nods failed to go home with a single award. Kendrick Lamar, though winning all five awards in rap categories, lost the Album of the Year award to Bruno Mars. The Head of Awards of the Recording Academy, Bill Freimuth, has responded to the issue saying they are viewing it with diligence. “We certainly have been listening to the community with these concerns,” said Freimuth. “The difficulties that our voters have every year is that there are so many excellent recordings, and I th...
Daddy Freeze reacts to viral video of RCCG worker at BBNaija audition
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Daddy Freeze reacts to viral video of RCCG worker at BBNaija audition

Daddy Freeze has reacted to a viral video showing a lady at the BBNaija audition who claims to be a church worker in RCCG. In the video, the lady could be heard saying she is not a virgin. She further stated that she would anything requested of her just to win the N45million prize money if she makes it into the house. Reacting to the video, Daddy Freeze stated that the girl’s words are due to the church’s failure to teach morality. He wrote:  “If the church fails at teaching morality then of what use is it? She is not a floor member o, she is a WORKER in church willing to do anything for money. It’s not her fault though, most pastors are also willing to do anything for mammon their god of money. Did you see her excitement when she heard that the prize money this year was 45...
Battle for Women’s League Title Begins
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Battle for Women’s League Title Begins

It will be outright fireworks Friday in Lagos among the four best teams in the land at the kick-off of the 2018 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Super 4 play offs at the Agege Stadium ‘Soccer Temple’ in Lagos. The biggest prize at stake as always will be who takes home the coveted trophy of the 2017/18 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL). The title has been resident in Lafia for the past one season courtesy of the City’s premier league side, Nasarawa Amazons’ triumph at the 2017 edition of the football showpiece in Benin City, Edo state. The Al-Makura Girls are very much in the race to defence their hard earned title against equally ambitious sides, Bayelsa Queens, Sunshine Queens and multiple champions, Rivers Angels. The quartet know e...
Arnautovic Drops Shocking West Ham Transfer Bombshell
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Arnautovic Drops Shocking West Ham Transfer Bombshell

West Ham star striker, Marko Arnautovic has said that he wants to leave the club during the January transfer window amid interest from a Chinese Super League club. The Hammers were reported to have received a bid in excess of £35million on Wednesday but were adamant their prize asset would not be allowed to leave this month. However, Arnautovic appears determined to engineer an exit, on the evidence of a statement from the player’s brother and agent Danijel, given to talkSPORT. The statement reads, “West Ham bought Marko for peanuts. “They paid £20m for him, which is nothing in the current market. “They bought him to keep them in the Premier League last season and he did that. He took every award at the club; best player, signing of the season and the players’ award. ...
Golf: African Tour Offers $475,000 Prize Money for 2019
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Golf: African Tour Offers $475,000 Prize Money for 2019

The total prize money of $475, 000 will be competed on the expanded African Tour billed to commence in February. The African Tour is the upgraded version of the West Africa Golf Tour that started in December 2016. President of the African Tour, Emeka Okatta announced that the new prize money represents a 33 percent increment on the $375, 000 prize money staked in 10 tournaments on the West Africa Tour last year. On the whole, 16 tournaments are on the card for this year and will feature 40 professional golfers drawn from Nigeria and several African countries. The season’s culminating event- the Tour Championship- will hold at IBB International Golf and Country, Abuja from December 18- 21, with $100,000 as the prize money. The overall leader of the Order of Merit for 2019 w...
Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa: Mayweather Wins By Technical Knock-Out
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Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa: Mayweather Wins By Technical Knock-Out

American boxer and boxing promoter, Floyd Mayweather came out of retirement to defeat Japanese kickboxer, Tenshim Nasukawa by technical knockout on new year’s eve. The bout was an exhibition match but Naija News understands Mayweather pocketed as much as $9m dollars from the match which brought him out of retirement, though the official prize has not been declared. “It was all about entertainment – we had a lot of fun.” Floyd Mayweather beat Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round in an exhibition match worth a reported $9m. pic.twitter.com/xpiudmULOT — Mr Dependable (@mightygeorgeng) December 31, 2018 Mayweather reportedly defeated Nasukawa, three times in the first round of the three-round contest before the Japanese kickboxer’s trainer rushed in to stop the fight. Floyd M...
Sharapova Campaign Off To Tough Start In Shenzhen
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Sharapova Campaign Off To Tough Start In Shenzhen

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova had a tough start to her 2019 tennis season Monday at the Shenzhen Open, edging out Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). Sharapova In a battle of former Top 10 players, Sharapova’s serve faltered early in the match but she regained composure to take the first set, cheered on by the spirited crowd at the Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center. Bacsinszky put up a strong fight in the second set, claiming the first two games and forcing Sharapova to step up her game. The Russian powered through to take the match in one hour 42 minutes. “It’s been a few months since I’ve been out of playing competitively,” Sharapova said in a post-match interview, calling Shenzhen a “warm-up tournament” for next month’s Australian Open. “Consi...
Hope for Grassroots Soccer as Joe Udofia Unity Cup Ends
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Hope for Grassroots Soccer as Joe Udofia Unity Cup Ends

The prospect of Akwa Ibom State becoming a major football hub in the country received a boost at the recently concluded 3rd Joe Udofia Unity Cup Football Tournament on Wednesday. The month-long grassroots football tournament for teams in Use Abat Clan, Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State funded by a foremost philanthropist in the area and Chief Executive of Vandrezzer Energy Services Limited, Joe Udofia came to a close on Wednesday at the Use Abat Primary School football pitch. The tournament which began as a talent hunting show piece three years ago with eight participating teams from the nearby communities, this year had an increased participation from 8 to 15 teams gunning for the ultimate N2m prize money. In the final match, which featured the best of socc...
Boxing Meets Music as GOtv Boxing Night 17 Holds Friday
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Boxing Meets Music as GOtv Boxing Night 17 Holds Friday

The much anticipated 17th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 17) holds today at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos. The event, a confluence of boxing and music, will feature eight bouts and live musical performances by Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni Da Entertainer and Daddy Showkey. The headline bout is the World Boxing Federation (Intercontinental) super featherweight title between Nigeria’s Seun “The Machine” Wahab and Issa “Peche Boy” Nampeche of Tanzania. In the other international duel, Ghana’s Victor Kemavor will confront US-based Nigerian, Femi “The Eagle” Oyeleye. The domestic scene is represented by top stars like Olaide “Fijaborn” Fijabi, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai and Ridwan “Scorpion” Oyekola among others. T...
GOtv Boxing Night 17:  Real One Eyes N1.5m Cash Prize
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GOtv Boxing Night 17: Real One Eyes N1.5m Cash Prize

Reigning West African Boxing Union (WABU) lightweight champion, Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu, has expressed his desire to win the best boxer award at GOtv Boxing Night 17 and the cash prize of N1.5m attached to it. The event holds on December 28 at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, and will feature live musical performances by Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni Da Entertainer and Daddy Showkey.                        In a telephone chat, Oladosu, who won N2.5million when he emerged best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 14, said he will ensure he puts in his best when he takes on Mubarak Hamzat at GOtv Boxing Night 17. “I believe I am good enough for the best boxer prize. I have won it before and I hope to win it again. What the sponsors are doing is impressive and has changed the lives of Nigeria...
Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Others to Perform at GOtv Boxing Night 17
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Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Others to Perform at GOtv Boxing Night 17

The 17th edition of GOtv Boxing Night (GOtv Boxing Night 17) will feature musical performances by four big acts, the organisers have revealed. The artistes scheduled to perform at the event, which holds on 28 December at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, are Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Teni Da Entertainer and Daddy Showkey. According to Jenkins Alumona, the Managing Director of Flykite Promotions, organisers of the event, the top acts have been signed on to provide additional entertainment at the show, which will host the World Boxing Federation Intercontinental super featherweight title bout between Nigeria’s Seun “The Machine” Wahab and Tanzania’s Issa “Peche Boy” Nampepeche in addition to seven other bouts. Alumona explained that the show, tagged “Boxing Jams Music”, was conceived...
Omotayo, Odusanya Bag Top seeds top at 50th Asoju Oba Cup
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Omotayo, Odusanya Bag Top seeds top at 50th Asoju Oba Cup

The 2013 men’s singles champion, Olajide Omotayo and women’s defending champion, Bose Odusanya are the top seeds in the senior event of the 50th Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis Cup which kicked off yesterday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium. Italy-based Omotayo will contend with 63 other players while Odusanya will battle against 22 others in her bid to retain her title having won the title in 2015, 2016 and 2017. 2017 men’s singles runner’s up, David Fayele is the number two seed while Nimota Aregbesola is women’s second seeded players. This year also witness the return of 2013 women’s singles champion, Tolu Durosimi-Etti who is seeded number four in the women’s singles. According to the list of players, over 250 participants will be compe...
Winner of N37m NLNG Prize, Oke, Dies at 51
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Winner of N37m NLNG Prize, Oke, Dies at 51

Renowned poet and winner of the 2017 NLNG Prize for Literature, Ikeogu Oke, has died at 51. According to Family sources,  Oke died on Saturday night, November 24th after battling an undisclosed ailment at an Abuja hospital. He made news last year when he won the 2017 Nigeria Prize for Literature for his book, The Heresiad, a book of epic poetry and was presented a cheque of $100,000 (N37m) by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.
Babalola Calls on FG to Prioritise Agriculture
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Babalola Calls on FG to Prioritise Agriculture

The founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has warned that Nigeria risks the chance of being listed as a beggarly nation, if policies being initiated by governments are not favourable to the agriculture sector. Babalola said the country stands the risk owing to the warped impression by the youths that farmers belong to the downtrodden rung of the society, due to poor government’s policies to uplifting commercial farming in Nigeria. He also appealed to the federal government to reestablish the moribund Education Bank and renamed it Education and Entrepreneurial Bank, for undergraduates to have access to loans to fund their education and go into farming after graduation to reduce unemployment, hunger and poverty. The lawyer said these in ABU...
I Can Finish My Career With Chelsea – Hazard Plays Down Madrid Move Ahead Of United Clash
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I Can Finish My Career With Chelsea – Hazard Plays Down Madrid Move Ahead Of United Clash

Premier league top scorer, Eden Hazard, insists he will be happy to end his career at Chelsea should his dream move to Real Madrid not materialise. Eden Hazard Eden Hazard has said that he would have no problems retiring at Chelsea, despite reports of renewed Real Madrid interest in his services. The 27-year-old has been increasingly linked with the Bernabeu club in the wake of their struggles to replace Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved to Juventus in the summer. Meanwhile, the Belgium ace has been in scintillating form since the beginning of the World Cup, where he helped Roberto Martinez’s side finish third, while he himself took the individual prize for finishing as the second-best individual player behind Croatia’s Luka Modric. He has since followed it with equally str...
TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen
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TBoss And I Still Talk About My BBNaija Disqualification – Kemen

It looks like the Kemen’s disqualification from BBNaija 2017 reality TV show is still a wound that has not fully healed as he has just revealed that he still talks about it with his victim, Tboss. Kemen was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show in 2017, after he was found guilty of touching Tboss inappropriately without her consent. TBoss and I still talk about my disqualification from BBNaija – Kemen In a recent encounter with Sunday Scoop, Kemen admitted that it was not easy for him to move on from the BBN drama but things are now working in his favour. He said: “It is only right for me to attribute the turnaround to God. We have two kinds of people in the world – those who have things come easily to them and those who fight for everything they have. I am the type...
Access Bank Lagos Marathon: No Professional Athletes For 10 km Race
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Access Bank Lagos Marathon: No Professional Athletes For 10 km Race

  Organizer of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Bukola Olopade, on Tuesday, advised professional athletes not to dream of winning any of the lucrative prizes for the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon race slated for February 2, 2019. Cross Section of the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Participant at the starting point in National Stadium Surulere Lagos.At the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon in Lagos.PHOTO;AKEEM SALAU Olopade said: “Any athlete registered by AFN, the IAAF or any other federation elsewhere in the world including state athletics associations are ineligible to participate in the 10km race, if they do and win, they will not get any of the prizes.” The 10km races start at the Lekki Roundabout and finish at the Eko Atlantic City, Lagos. Olopa...
Popular Music Producer, Popito Signs Juicy Deal With TNBT
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Popular Music Producer, Popito Signs Juicy Deal With TNBT

Multi-talented music artiste, songwriter and producer, Popito, is poised to take over the Nigerian music scene as he has signed a major record deal with TNBT, a fast growing Nigerian record label co-owned by Mr. Okanume Johnkennedy and Mr. Nwangwu Ikemefuna, with huge interest in musical talents. Popito who is not a newbie to the music industry is the unsung hero behind many hit songs currently making waves on air. He is also close friends to notable heavyweight musicians in the country. He is set to release his first hit single titled ‘Comin Tru’, on September 6, 2018. Speaking ahead of the release, Co-CEO, TNBT, Nwangwu Ikemefuna, stated that the label is poised to contribute significantly to the growth of the Nigerian music industry as they will be looking out for young talent...
#BBNaija: Miracle Receives N12million Mercedes Benz
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#BBNaija: Miracle Receives N12million Mercedes Benz

Just exactly a week after winning the Big Brother Naija reality TV show 2018, Miracle has taken delivery of the Mercedes Benz SUV that was promised to the winner of the show. The young pilot was awarded N25million in cash and N20million worth of gifts, including an SUV Car, N4.7 million all-expense paid trip for two and a N3.3 million entertainment set, which adds up to the N45 million grand prize. Miracle aslo won a N1 million cash prize from Payporte Arena Games and N200,000 from the final wager. He also won the Pepsi Refresh Your Mix which fetched him N1 million and a trip to Dubai for the One Africa Music Fest, and a year’s supply of Pepsi and Aquafina. The much-loved reality star also won N500,000 from the Close-Up task. An estimate of Miracle’s winnings in cash prize, assets, and...
Kendrick Lamar Awarded Pulitzer Prize For “DAMN”
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Kendrick Lamar Awarded Pulitzer Prize For “DAMN”

The winners of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Awards have been announced this evening at Columbia University in New York City. Top American rapper Kendrick Lamar was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his latest album DAMN becoming the very first non-jazz or classical artist to do so. This is quite frankly well deserved as Kendrick has definitely had a massive impact on hip hop music and culture since bursting into the spotlight in 2012.
Award Winner Slumps, Dies While Dancing Onto Stage To Collect His Prize
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Award Winner Slumps, Dies While Dancing Onto Stage To Collect His Prize

An Indian businessman with the name, Vishnu Pandey has collapsed and died on stage at an award ceremony in the country. Vishnu Pandey had a heart attack on stage as he was collecting an award at a bash for travel agents. The 53-year-old was filmed wiggling and jiggling to the Bollywood music tune as he made his way up to the stage – as he was cheered on by the audience. Wearing a grey shirt and trousers, he continues to dance round the stage at the event at the Marriott Hotel in Agra.  But within a matter of seconds, the businessman from Mumbai, loses his balance and collapses on to the stage, leaving everyone stunned.Audience members quickly rushed to his aid and he was taken to hospital, but he was later declared dead. Police inspector Shailendra Singh said that Mr Pandey ...
#BBNaija 2018: Anto Reveals Why She Must Win N45m Prize
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#BBNaija 2018: Anto Reveals Why She Must Win N45m Prize

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Anto has given reasons she wants to win the Grand Prize of N45m. Anto said she would build a house and start a business for her mother in the village with the prize money if she emerged winner. She disclosed this while speaking with Nina during a task where housemates were to recreate their diary session with Biggie, on Tuesday. She said, “I will love to win the grand prize. “On why I want to win? I would love to win for my mum. Should I emerge winner, the money will be used to build her a house and start a business in the village. “This will make her return from the United States and settle down in Nigeria.” Anto, alongside, Bambam, Alex, Cee-c, Lolu, Tobi, Teddy A and Miracle are up for eviction this week.
3.5 Million Refugee Children Don’t Attend School – UN
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3.5 Million Refugee Children Don’t Attend School – UN

More than half the world’s refugee children — some 3.5 million altogether — do not attend school, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, urging greater and steadier funding for their education. “Some 3.5 million didn’t get a single day” of school last year from among the 6.4 million children aged between five and 17 who were under the care of the UNHCR last year, the agency said in a report. It was only a slight improvement over the previous year, when the figure was 3.7 million, said the report titled “Left Behind: Refugee Education in Crisis”. “The education of these young refugees is crucial to the peaceful and sustainable development of the places that have welcomed them, and to the future prosperity of their own countries,” UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi said in the report. The a...
Win Up To N20,000: This Week Winner Is…
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Win Up To N20,000: This Week Winner Is…

We have a winner already. This week winner is Adeyemi Adedigba. Congratulations. Email your bank details to mycelebrityandi@gmail.com to redeem your prize money. Who is going to be this week winner?
Win Up To N20,000: This Week Winner Is…
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Win Up To N20,000: This Week Winner Is…

We have a winner already. This week winner is Abdulmumin Fadlullah. Congratulations. Email your bank details to mycelebrityandi@gmail.com to redeem your prize money. Who is going to be this week winner?
Andy Murray Set To Donate Prize Money To Grenfell Fire Victims
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Andy Murray Set To Donate Prize Money To Grenfell Fire Victims

Andy Murray is planning to donate his prize money from the Aegon Championships to those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire if he wins the tournament, it has been reported. The world number one will hand over his cheque, which will be more than £346,000 if he wins his sixth title, according to reports in a number of newspapers. The tournament is taking place at Queen’s Club, a few miles from the burnt-out tower block in west London. Murray has supported a number of charitable causes throughout his career. He donated his Queen’s winnings to the Royal Marsden Hospital in 2013, where his friend Ross Hutchins was being treated for cancer. He has also seen first-hand how a tragedy can affect a community. He and his brother Jamie were pupils at Dunblane Primary School when 16 p...
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