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Nigerian Man, Oye Owolewa Elected Into US Congress, To Represent Washington D.C.
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Nigerian Man, Oye Owolewa Elected Into US Congress, To Represent Washington D.C.

The first Nigerian-American, Mr Oye Owolewa to be elected to the United States Congress emerged early on Wednesday morning as a Democrat to represent Washington D.C. [BREAKING] The first ��Nigerian-American to be elected to the ��US Congress emerged early on Wednesday morning with @followKWSG State born, Mr Oye Owolewa (@AdeoyeOwolewa) being elected as a Democrat to represent Washington D.C. � CONGRATS ����� @nidcom_gov @abikedabiri      
“I Have A Law Degree And Will Represent Myself During Trial” – Captain America Actress, Mollie Fitzgerald Who Stabbed Her Mother To Death Says
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“I Have A Law Degree And Will Represent Myself During Trial” – Captain America Actress, Mollie Fitzgerald Who Stabbed Her Mother To Death Says

Captain America actress, Mollie Fitzgerald, who was charged with stabbing her mother to death, has said that she will represent herself during her trial since she has a law degree.   The 38-year-old made the declaration on Thursday, as she appeared in court for the first time since she was charged over the death of her mom, Patricia 'Tee' Fitzgerald, 68.   Mollie, who appeared by video in Johnson County District Court, told the judge that she has a law degree from the University of Houston, meaning she is capable of representing herself in future court proceedings.   The actress was taken into custody on New Year day just 11 days after authorities found her mother inside an Olathe, Kansas, residence with an apparent stab wound. She was pronounced dead a...
I Was A Homeless Athlete Fighting To Represent Nigeria Last Year – Mike Edwards
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I Was A Homeless Athlete Fighting To Represent Nigeria Last Year – Mike Edwards

Edward who was among the top 5 finalist the just concluded big brother show was on point has he took to his Instagram page to update is fans about his next move. Olayemi Edwards who is a CEO and professional athlete was one of the fans favourite in the just concluded show. he gave his fan some update he said: Since I’ve left Big Brother House I haven’t really explained what’s been going on and when my fans will get to see me next, so here’s a little update on the situation & my life overall. I’ve been out of Big Brother’s house 3 weeks now. P.S It’s crazy to think last year I was a homeless Athlete fighting to represent Nigeria, and now I’m a household name. Gods Plan
FIFA Beach World Cup: Nigeria, Senegal Represent Africa In Paraguay
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FIFA Beach World Cup: Nigeria, Senegal Represent Africa In Paraguay

The 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will get underway in December as football is taken to another surface as players and countries aim for glory on the sand in Paraguay. Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria and Senegal are the two teams who have the opportunity to represent the continent at the World Cup from November 21 and December 1, 2019. The draws were held in Asuncion the capital of the host country and Nigeria who finished second in the CAF beach soccer Nations Cup earlier in the year was placed in Group D which has powerhouses Brazil, Portugal, and Oman. Senegal who are current African Champions, on the other hand, were grouped in Group C with Belarus, United Arab Emirates and Russia In this write up we take a look at the two African sides and their opponents. NIGERIA ...
Precious Okoye To Represent Nigeria At 2019 Miss Polo International In Dubai
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Precious Okoye To Represent Nigeria At 2019 Miss Polo International In Dubai

*Precious Okoye braves all odds for Nigeria at Miss Polo International pageant in Dubai* *Polo Queen, Precious Okoye set to represent Nigeria at 2019 Dubai’s Miss Polo International beauty pageant* *Sandar Ogbebor calls on Nigerians in Diaspora to support Precious Okoye at Dubai’s Miss Polo International pageant* Elegant and disarmingly beautiful Precious Okoye, the newly crowned Miss Polo Nigeria, is currently in Dubai, the United Arab Emirate, to represent Nigeria, alongside twenty three delegates from other countries who have all arrived in the country to vie for the much-coveted Miss Polo International crown. The event is already being touted to the most audacious, colourful and crowd-pulling one, given the preparations being put in place. The venue and date for this year...
VP Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Mugabe’s State Funeral
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VP Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Mugabe’s State Funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the State Funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, tomorrow. Mr Osinbajo would be joining other African leaders and Heads of State expected at the occasion scheduled for the country’s National Stadium in Harare. Heads of States expected to attend the funeral include President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.
Youth Devt Stimulates Aiteo’s Sponsorship of Nigerian Football
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Youth Devt Stimulates Aiteo’s Sponsorship of Nigerian Football

Indigenous energy conglomerate and Official Optimum Partner of the Nigerian Football Federation, Aiteo Group, reaffirmed its pledge to youth capacity development in Nigeria and across the African continent through its sponsorship of football at the second edition of the annual Aiteo-NFF Awards in Lagos. In a keynote speech by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Group, Benedict Peters, Aiteo reiterated that positively influencing the youthful population of Nigeria informed its decision to venture into football sponsorship. According to Peters: ‘‘First, we believe a deep commitment to encouraging and empowering Nigeria – and Africa’s youth population through the compellingly attractive medium of sport. Second, it is indisputable that the availability of sporting talent remains one...
Super Eagles Coach, Rohr Names Four Strikers To Represent Nigeria In Egypt
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Super Eagles Coach, Rohr Names Four Strikers To Represent Nigeria In Egypt

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has disclosed the four strikers that will represent Nigeria at the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt. The AFCON will begin on 21st June with the final set for 19th July. According to Rohr, the four strikers that will represent Nigeria in Egypt are: Odion Ighalo, Paul Onuachu, Victor Osimhen, and Kelechi Iheanacho. Speaking on the strikers that will represent Nigeria in Egypt, Rohr was quoted by Allnigeriasoccer as saying: ”On strikers, we are very happy with what Osimhen did against Libya. He was supposed to play with us against Egypt on Tuesday, to come in at least but he played on Monday against Libya so he was not in the game. No injury. ”For Ighalo, his ankle is getting better and he was ready to help at the end of ...
D’Tigers’ Coach Targets Unbeaten Run
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D’Tigers’ Coach Targets Unbeaten Run

Despite the absence of some key players who took part in the last FIBA World Cup qualifiers, D’Tigers Head Coach, Alex Nwora is still determined more than ever to end the qualifying campaign on a high. With an unbeaten nine-game record in the series to become the first country in the world to qualify for the World Cup in China, Nwora said his mission statement is to lead the team out to represent Nigeria the best way they can. In the absence of key players such as Al Farouq Aminu, Stanley Okoye, Obinna Emegano, Ike Nwamu and Christopher Obekpa, Nwora said the technical crew had to dig deep for worthy replacements to fill the void created “Since we don’t have all the players who took part in the last window who are familiar with the National team, we are still able to bring a...
Catholic Men Holds Family Conference to Tackle Divorce
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Catholic Men Holds Family Conference to Tackle Divorce

A cross section of Catholic men during the event Worried about the increased rate of divorce among couples in Nigeria, the Catholic Men Deanery Lekki has taken a bold step to tackling the menace with the birth of its annual family conference. The annual family conference 2018, which thrived on the theme, ‘Stand for the Family and its Values’, was aimed at nurturing growth and protection, while reminding couples and their children of family values. Topics facilitated to drive home this aims were: ‘Social media and its effects on family values’, ‘living and sustaining family values – experiences from World Family Congress Ireland 2018’, ‘The family: building an enduring relationship to business/ work environment/ need for married couples’ retreat’. Others include: ‘Sex as commu...
Tinubu Can’t Represent You At Next Week’s Presidential Debate, Atiku Warns Buhari
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Tinubu Can’t Represent You At Next Week’s Presidential Debate, Atiku Warns Buhari

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s handover of the All Progressives Congress’ campaign to the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has asked the President not to use this as “an excuse” to be absent from the presidential debate. The presidential debate is organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group and is slated for January 19, 2019. President Buhari had, on Monday, handed over his party’s campaign for next month’s elections to Tinubu, saying he did not want to lead the campaign because he did not want governance to suffer because of the elections. Ordinarily, the President, who is the chairman of the APC Campaign Council, ought to lead his party’s campaign – supported by Vice President Yemi O...
Shina Peller Emerges APC Candidate For The 2019 House Of Reps Election To Represent Iseyin Federal Constituency
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Shina Peller Emerges APC Candidate For The 2019 House Of Reps Election To Represent Iseyin Federal Constituency

Quilox night club boss, Shina Peller has won the All Progressive Congress (APC) ticket for the 2019 House of Representatives election seat of Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency. He made the announcement saying;   'My special thanks goes to His Excellency, Governor Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, the party leaders and stakeholders of the four local governments in our constituency, particularly the delegates whose informed decisions yesterday led to my emergence as the candidate. I am humbled by the trust you have reposed in me, and I promise that I will not betray it, as I accept your nomination wholeheartedly. To my co-contestants, we have all done well, nobody is a loser, we are all winners as I have only emerged to represent our party in the forthcoming gener...
Only Vibrant Leader Can Take Nigeria Out Of The Woods – Saraki
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Only Vibrant Leader Can Take Nigeria Out Of The Woods – Saraki

Dr. Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, and People Democratic Party’s Presidential aspirant has, on Tuesday, stated that Nigeria can only develop if it has a youthful and full-time president. Saraki made this known at the residence of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum leader, Chief Edwin Clark, in Asokoro, Abuja, while he was meeting with the leaders of the South-South Region. Saraki, who lamented that Nigeria has insensitive and passive leaders, pointed out that Nigeria is presently dangerously disunited. “Where we are as a country today is too serious for us to take lightly. The Nigeria that we have today have never been so disunited. When you go to many parts of the country, people will tell you ‘Do I truly belong? Are we part of this country called Nigeria? “On top of ...
APC Primaries: Group Appeals To Akeredolu On Level Playing Field
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APC Primaries: Group Appeals To Akeredolu On Level Playing Field

A group within the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress APC, Akoko APC-Youth Solidarity Movement (AYSM) has appealed to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to allow a level playing ground for all aspirants seeking ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest in the 2019 elections. Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu In a statement by it’s Coordinator, Olatunji Akinwale, harped on the need for transparent and credible primaries to allow for the emergence of best candidates to represent the party at the 2019 general elections. Akinwale, commended the Governor for his exemplary leadership and judicious management of the affairs of the State chapter of the party and governance in the state, said the call became necessary because some aspirants have started droppi...
Nigerian Coach Denied Anthony Joshua’s Request To Represent Nigeria at Olympics
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Nigerian Coach Denied Anthony Joshua’s Request To Represent Nigeria at Olympics

Sports writer and broadcaster for BBC Sport, Oluwashina Okeleji, shared these surprising new revelations miniutes ago. British boxing champion of Nigerian ancestry, Anthony Joshua, wanted to represent Nigeria at the 2012 Olympics, but a coach in Abuja told him there was no chance. Joshua reportedly asked to join the Nigerian trials but was told that if he was good enough he'd represent England instead of coming back to Nigeria.
NFF Official: Enyeama Free To Represent Nigeria Again
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NFF Official: Enyeama Free To Represent Nigeria Again

NFF Official: Enyeama free to represent Nigeria again The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have insisted that they do not have any issues with Vincent Enyeama, who quit international football in 2015. This was after a row between back then Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh and Enyeama, the 34-year-old former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper. The current Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr recently stated that he would like to have the experienced goalkeeper back in the national team, but he added that Enyeama still has issues with the NFF. However, the NFF's spokesman Ademola Olajire has since explained that the OSC Lille shot-stopper should feel free to join the Nigerian camp if called up by German tactician Rohr. "NFF has never had any problem with Enyeama and I don’t understand ...
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Cameroon’s National team to Represent Africa in Russia
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2017 FIFA Confederations Cup: Cameroon’s National team to Represent Africa in Russia

Cameroon will take part in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia this summer after it was tweeted on the official handle of the FIFA World Cup’s governing body yesterday. Cameroon will face world champions Germany in the group stage of this summer’s competition in Russia. Hugo Broos‘ side, who lifted the African Nations Cup with victory over Egypt on Sunday, will also play Australia and Copa America winners Chile in Group B of the tournament. The draw for the competition, which starts in June, was made in November, before the identity of the African champions was known. In Group A, Euro 2016 winners Portugal will play hosts Russia, Gold Cup winners Mexico and OFC Nations Cup holders New Zealand. Russia and New Zealand will contest the tournament’s opening match on June ...
MBGN 2015 1st Runner-up, Debbie Collins Represents Nigeria at Miss World Pageant While Unoaku Anyadike Reps Nigeria at Miss Universe
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MBGN 2015 1st Runner-up, Debbie Collins Represents Nigeria at Miss World Pageant While Unoaku Anyadike Reps Nigeria at Miss Universe

Debbie Collins who was the 1st runner up at the 2015 MBGN pageant, is currently representing Nigeria at the Miss World 2016 pageant which will hold in the US on December 18th. The reigning MBGN queen, Unoaku Anyadike, is not representing Nigeria because she attended the one for last year in China. She will be representing Nigeria at the Miss Universe pageant in January 2017. Debbie represented Nigeria at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas in December 2015. MBGN pageant did not hold this year due to reasons Silverbird didn't make public.