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Sarkin Fulani Speaks Yoruba Better Than I Do – Governor Abiodun
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Sarkin Fulani Speaks Yoruba Better Than I Do – Governor Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said that the Sarkin Fulani in Yewa North speaks Yoruba better than he does, stressing that herdsmen are not criminals. Gov Abiodun said this while addressing newsmen at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday. DAILY POST reports that the governor was at the Presidential Villa to present a report on the recent headsmen crisis in Ogun State to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Abiodun, the killings in Ogun were not by Fulani herdsmen, but by bandits, whom he said were cattle rustlers. He said media houses were not helping matters, wondering why someone would be in a hurry to spread fake news. “The Fulanis have lived with us in Ogun State for hundreds of years peacefully. “The Sarkin Fulani from that particular corridor s...
‘The World Is Obsessed With Sex’: Catholic Priest, Father Kelvin Ugwu Speaks On #SilhouetteChallenge
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‘The World Is Obsessed With Sex’: Catholic Priest, Father Kelvin Ugwu Speaks On #SilhouetteChallenge

A Nigerian Catholic Missionary priest, Rev. Fr. Kelvin Ugwu has condemned the viral TikTok’s Silhouette Challenge which he described as “immoral, pornographic” and those partaking in it “porn stars in the making”. The cleric took to his Facebook page on Thursday, January 29, to write about how the world is obsessed with sex and women’s unclothedness. Fr. Kelvin bemoaned the fact that everything from products to music, movies won’t sell unless pictures and videos of naked women are attached to them. His Facebook post reads ; Porn In Silhouette We know this. Let us not pretend that it is new. The world is obsessed with unclothedness especially women’s unclothedness. The world is obsessed with sex. Over and over, women’s bodies have been objectified. Women themselves helpe...
I Was In Mo’ Hits For A Year, Davido Speaks On His Struggling Days As A Musician
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I Was In Mo’ Hits For A Year, Davido Speaks On His Struggling Days As A Musician

Singer Davido says he was with Mo’ Hits record label for a year. The 28-year-old said this in a tweet while quoting a fans comment. The fan had said, “Davido doesn’t have ‘When I never blow’ stage. Came in with a hit.” Davido replied saying, “I did o .. we all did … I was in mohits house for a year.” Mo’ Hits was founded by D’banj and Don Jazzy in 2004. It had artistes including Wande Coal, D’Prince and Dr Sid. In 2012 Don Jazzy confirmed D’banj left the record label which led to its end. Shortly after Don Jazzy formed a new label called Mavin in 2012. Davido reunited Mo’ Hits artistes at his #30BillionConcert in 2017.
Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’
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Janet Jackson Speaks On EndSARS & Lekki Shootings, Says ‘Enough Is Truly Enough’

American singer and songwriter, Janet Jackson has lent her voice to the #EndSARS campaign. In a statement, she released to her Twitter account, the American singer praised brave Nigerian youths for their courageous fight for a better Nigeria and said those behind the killings and brutality of EndSARS protesters have brought shame to the nation. She tweeted: "Nigeria, I pray for you and love you so much. #EndsSars #LekkiMassacre #EndPoliceBrutality"  
Whistle Blower In Police Force Speaks On EndSARS – Kayode Ogundamisi
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Whistle Blower In Police Force Speaks On EndSARS – Kayode Ogundamisi

Whistle~Blowers in Police Force Speak Out on #EndSars Kayode Ogundamisi: So a Compatriot who is serving in the Nigerian Police got in touch with me. The officer requested that the publication of the following, this was after a 30 minutes plus conversation. ���� For safety I will keep the name of the Police Officer out. Hoping Nigerian President and the Police can take note and verify independently. 1. The extortion of members of the public including #SARS is not with the Police personnel on the road, it is institutional. 2. He claims Police Commissioner's embezzles security vote meant for the upkeep of operational officers. Police divisions are meant to get welfare funds but it never trickles down to low ranking officers who now buy their own uniform, fuel car from funds e...
I have covered her madness for over 7 years to protect my children – Femi Fani Kayode speaks about his my estranged wife
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I have covered her madness for over 7 years to protect my children – Femi Fani Kayode speaks about his my estranged wife

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has opened on some incidents that allegedly occurred before his marriage to his estranged wife, Precious went sour.   The PDP Chieftain who insisted that he won't turn the affairs of his personal life into a public circus, alleged that he has endured the "madness" of his estranged wife for 7 years to protect their children.   FFK added that he broke silence yesterday October 3, because his hands were forced. He added that those involved in the alleged smear campaign about his marriage are begging for further response which he won't give in to.   He tweeted;   I have chosen to take the high horse and I refuse to allow my estranged wife to turn the affairs of my personal life into a public circus. If ...
Mamman Daura Speaks From The UK (Video)
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Mamman Daura Speaks From The UK (Video)

Contrary to news sources that President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew, Mamman Daura was flown to UK for urgent medical attention, Daura seems to be hale and hearty. Recall that on the 20th of August, family sources confirmed he was indeed flown to the UK but in good health, many Nigerians had claimed it was a ''well packaged lies" https://youtu.be/zgnj-aZwyIw
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo speaks on gender-based violence, rape in Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said gender-based violence, rape, and sexual assaults are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians as a people and a nation. Osinbajo expressed his displeasure on Friday in Abuja while addressing a virtual meeting of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), on the scourge of rape, sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement said the vice president affirmed that the fight against gender violence would be driven down to the states through the National Economic Council (NEC). “I will continue to use the platform of the National Economic Council to encourage states yet to domesticate the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act of 2015 and the Child’s Rights Act of 2003 to do s...
“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death
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“The Only Disease Right Now Is Racism” – Raheem Sterling Speaks On Racism Over George Floyd’s Death

England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has backed protests taking place across the UK, saying "the only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting". Thousands of people have taken part in Black Lives Matter marches in the UK, despite government warnings to avoid mass gatherings because of the threat of coronavirus. "This is the most important thing at this moment in time because this is something that is happening for years and years," Sterling, 25, said. Large protests have been held in London, Bristol, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Nottingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh following the death of American George Floyd. Floyd, 46, died while being arrested on 25 May in Minneapolis. The four officers involved have since been charged over the death, which sparked day...
Juliet Ibrahim Speaks On Acting After COVID-19 With Kemi Olunloyo (Video)
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Juliet Ibrahim Speaks On Acting After COVID-19 With Kemi Olunloyo (Video)

Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has opened up on what life could mean after the coronavirus is gone. In an interview with Kemi Olunloyo on Instagram, the actress spoke on holding and acting intimate roles in movies that involve kissing other actors. According to Juliet Ibrahim, the coronavirus will change everything and will be an eye-opener to Nollywood. The actress also spoke on having actors vaccinated against other diseases before giving them roles that involve kissing other actors. Watch Video Here:
Obama Speaks About Police Brutality And Civil Rights Amid Nationwide Protests Over George Floyd’s Death
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Obama Speaks About Police Brutality And Civil Rights Amid Nationwide Protests Over George Floyd’s Death

Former US President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting Wednesday on policing and civil rights. The event comes amid widespread protests following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died last week after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Peaceful demonstrations have taken place in more than 300 cities in the aftermath of Floyd’s death, though some have spiraled into chaos and deadly violence as law-enforcement officials use heavy-handed crowd-control tactics. Some protests involved smaller groups looting businesses and, in a few cases, setting fire to buildings and cars. President Donald Trump and multiple Republican lawmakers, as well as Attorney General William Barr, have blamed antifa a loosely organized gr...
Tiwa Savage Speaks About Female Artiste To Billboard Magazine Says “The Modern African Woman Is Being Limited”
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Tiwa Savage Speaks About Female Artiste To Billboard Magazine Says “The Modern African Woman Is Being Limited”

Female Nigerian Pop star, Tiwa Savage who just covered Billboard magazine alongside Davido and Mr Eazi has talked about her challenges as a female artist. Tiwa who covered Billboard’s latest issue with Davido and Mr Eazi, said that a lot of people in Africa still have the idea that a woman has to be submissive, which is not a bad thing, but that the modern black woman is being limited. “A lot of people in Africa still have the idea that a woman has to be submissive, stay at home and be the wife and mother. Don’t get me wrong. Those are great morals to keep. But I think the modern African woman, the modern black woman is being limited. We can do both. You can have a successful full-time job, you can be strong and vulnerable at the same time. That’s the message I’m tryin...
Kemi Afolabi Finally Speaks On Her Alleged Crashed Marriage And New Young Lover Who Bought Her A Car
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Kemi Afolabi Finally Speaks On Her Alleged Crashed Marriage And New Young Lover Who Bought Her A Car

Popular actress Kemi Afolabi has fnally addressed the viral reports claiming that her marriage has crashed. She further addressed reports of her affairs with young actor, Gida. Read excerpts from this interesting chat with Adeniyi Adewoyin. How have you been able to take your relationship off social media? I am a very private person, my husband is private as well, we love and understand ourselves, we were able to define what we want and I was early enough to realize that if I want to keep this relationship healthy, I need to take it off peoples’ eyes. There’s a rumour about you having an affair with a younger colleague who also bought you a car as a birthday gift, how true is that? Lol… wow! I haven’t received any car, let them tell me where the car is so I go pick it up...
Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks
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Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks

The owner of Prudent Hotel demolished by the Rivers State Government, Promise Gogorodari, has denied violating any law to warrant the demolition of his structure. Gogorodari told our correspondent in a telephone interview that he built the hotel to take people off the streets. He said the state government should have carried out proper investigation before demolishing his hotel. He explained that apart from employment to other persons, the hotel, he had been able to help his family and other relatives. The Lagos-based hotelier said that the demolition of two hotels would be a setback to the state in terms of investment, adding that the development was not good for investors in the state. “I am based in Lagos, but I am not in a right frame of mind to speak now. There is nob...
Tanasha Donna Finally Speaks After Diamond Platnumz’s Friend Accused Her Of Being Lazy In Bed
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Tanasha Donna Finally Speaks After Diamond Platnumz’s Friend Accused Her Of Being Lazy In Bed

Juma Lokole, a close friend of Diamond Platnumz came out during an interview to state that Diamond Platnumz dumped Tanasha Donna up because she was lazy in bed. He noted that Tanasha Donna took her celebrity status to their bedroom leaving Diamond Platnumz sexually unsatisfied. He further stated that Tanasha was more of slay queen that a girlfriend always minding her nails instead of minding her boyfriend Diamond Platnumz. “Diamond was ready to marry Tanasha but she was always talking about love. There is no love in marriage. You just need to let your waist work and entertain your man. She was lazy in bed and always sitting with her nails looking like a zombie. Tanasha was more of a slay queen. She was always talking about her music and taking the Tanasha we see out here to their be...
‘I Couldn’t Tackle Him In Training’- Starstruck Wilfred Ndidi Speaks On The First Time He Met Mikel Obi
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‘I Couldn’t Tackle Him In Training’- Starstruck Wilfred Ndidi Speaks On The First Time He Met Mikel Obi

Leicester City star midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has revealed how he felt the first time he met former Super Eagles captain and ex-Chelsea player John Obi Mikel. Mikel Obi who spent over a decade at Chelsea before making moves to Turkey and China, is Nigeria’s most decorated player having won the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, AFCON, FA Cup, Carling Cup, Premier League and Club World Cup Nigeria international, Ndidi says he first came across Obi Mikel five years ago at a national team camp. According to Ndidi, Nigerians don’t appreciate ‘legends’ like Mikel as much as he deserves. Speaking about Mikel in an online Q&A, Ndidi said: “I was nervous when I first met him in Belgium. I couldn’t take a picture with him, I was scared. Even for training, I couldn’t be close t...
Mr Eazi Speaks On His Career With Tacha In IG Live (Video)
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Mr Eazi Speaks On His Career With Tacha In IG Live (Video)

Popular singer, Mr. Eazi , has shared his early career history with reality TV star Tacha in an Instagram Live session. The two went live together and talked about a lot of things as Eazi spent a while telling Tacha how he started out music. According to Eazi, he started his career in 2016 and it has been a series of ups and downs. The two were seen bantering on Instagram as they shared drinks together from different locations. Watch The Video Here:   View this post on Instagram   his success story A post shared by Naijaeverything Entertainment (@naijaeverything) on Apr 11, 2020 at 8:44am PDT
Funke Akindele Saga: Eniola Badmus Speaks In Spanish, Preaches Love
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Funke Akindele Saga: Eniola Badmus Speaks In Spanish, Preaches Love

Eniola Badmus has reacted again to her bestfriend Funke Akindele and hubby JJC Skillz’s saga with the police, imploring Nigerians to preach love and not hatred. The plus size actress took to Instagram to express herself, sharing a picture text through which she presented her gospel. The depth of the heartbreak she felt for the embattled couple made her ditch English and convey her message in Spanish. According to her, there is a thin line between love and hatred and so, in the stead of showing hatred, people should rather show love for one another. “hay una delgada linea entre el amor y el odio. Vamos a levantranos a predicar el amor“, which translates to “There is a fine line between love and hate. Let’s get up to preach love.“
Davido’s Son Ifeanyi Speaks First Words; Says “Dada”
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Davido’s Son Ifeanyi Speaks First Words; Says “Dada”

Probably the absence of his mama currently is what has him more familiar with his papa but Davido’s son, Ifeanyi has just learned to speak his first words. In a new video shared by the singer on his Instagram page, Davido tells his fiancee, Chioma that “he’s won” as their child learns to speak and his first words were “dada”. Davido who has since resumed daddy duties since his partner tested positive for Covid-19 and has been quarantined from them, recorded a video of himself with his son mumbling in the background and saying “dada” while at it. Sharing the video, while of course, making sure to hide the face of his son, the singer wrote, “said dada first haha I won @thechefchi”   See video below;
He Was Premature – Halima Abubakar Speaks On Why She Used Another Baby’s Picture
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He Was Premature – Halima Abubakar Speaks On Why She Used Another Baby’s Picture

The Actress today took to her Instagram page to share a photo of her son and has also explained the reason why she never posted the pictures of her baby since his arrival. The screen diva revealed that her son was born a premature and has been in ICU since he was born. she also explained that she didn’t want to post a premature baby on the internet and was waiting for her baby to be strong enough. “He will be discharged tmr from icu.i didn’t post cos he was premature.God saved him.I just had to post this. For the people who didn’t see me, I have no close friends.I can’t show you a fragile child, I risked this just to post. @ruggedybaba update paddy mi.i Had to do this.Thank you. Besafe and stay safe.THE WORLD JUDGE WITHOUT KNOWING.I JUST HAD TO POST THIS AND HAVE A GOOD DAY✊?mum...
Chris Oyakhilome Speaks On Pastors Arrested For Defying Isolation Order
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Chris Oyakhilome Speaks On Pastors Arrested For Defying Isolation Order

Coronavirus: Pastors are not ordinary people, anyone who assaults a pastor is in danger – Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has warned against the arrest and assault of Pastors amid the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country. The founder of Loveworld Ministries a.k.a Christ Embassy said this while reacting to a report of Pastors being arrested by government officials in a bid to enforce social distancing in churches. Narrating a recent incident which played out, Pastor Chris recalled how a member of a taskforce boasted about arresting a Pastor. The Christ Embassy Founder said; “He was excited he arrested a Pastor. Terrible! But he is not the first to arrest a pastor. Jesus was arrested and Jesus was doing what the people didn’t want Him to do and the Apostles d...
Timaya Speaks On The Advice 2face Gave Him About Finance
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Timaya Speaks On The Advice 2face Gave Him About Finance

Award-winning Nigerian singer, Timaya has revealed the word legendary singer, 2baba shared with him. The singer stated that 2face Idibia played a key role in his financial wellbeing, he stated this while speaking at ‘Trace Live’ music concert in Lagos. According to Timaya, he considers 2face as a role model because of advice he once gave him. He revealed that he was spending money on flashy cars and other materials things until 2face advised him to plan his life well. Speaking at the crowded concert which was headlined by 2face Idibia, Timaya said: “He told me to plan my life and stop wasting money of flashy cars and luxury”
“Christian Nation Should Not Support Gay Marriage” – Reno Omokri Speaks
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“Christian Nation Should Not Support Gay Marriage” – Reno Omokri Speaks

Reno Omokri, popular lifestyle expert and self-acclaimed tormentor of President has expressed that a Christian nation should not promote gay marriage. The lifestyle expert expressed that it is barbaric for a nation to criminalize polygamy and legalize gay marriage. The lifestyle expert who recently advised his followers to celebrate their parents pointed out that polygamy is in the scripture, unlike homosexuality denigrated by God in the scripture. He went further to emphasize that a Christian nation can’t promote gay marriage. See his tweet below: I believe in Scripture, but I think it‘s barbaric that a society will criminalise polygamy and legalise gay marriage. Polygamy is in Scripture. Homosexuality is denigrated by God in Scripture. You cant be a Christian nation and ...
Solskjaer Speaks On Ighalo Reveals What He Expects From Him Against Chelsea
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Solskjaer Speaks On Ighalo Reveals What He Expects From Him Against Chelsea

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said he expects Odion Ighalo to make an instant impact, when he plays against Chelsea on Monday. Ighalo will join the rest of the United squad for the first time on Sunday. The Nigerian striker has spent the last two weeks in quarantine, having arrived from China where there is an outbreak of coronavirus. It means the 30-year-old will get just one session to integrate himself before the game, but Solskjaer doesn’t think it will be a problem. “As a striker you get thrown on and it might be he’ll have to come off the bench and give us a goal. “We needed another forward and when we got the chance to get Odion on a loan, that was for us a goalscorer. “He can help the club – very professional player, a good lad and will gi...
Former CJN, Onnoghen Makes First Public Appearance. Speaks In Parable
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Former CJN, Onnoghen Makes First Public Appearance. Speaks In Parable

Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), wearing a white tuxedo coat on a pair of black trousers, chaired the Nigerian Bar Association’s Calabar Branch 2020 dinner on Friday 31 January, 2020. He was there with Nkoyo, his wife. That was Onnoghen’s first public appearance after he left office on 5 April, 2019 after a protracted battle with the executive arm of government that accused him of misconduct. That day, he received a lifetime achievement award given by the NBA branch. He said enthusiatically: “It’s good to be home and be part of the private Bar. This is where I started my practice as a private lawyer and I feel good coming back”. “I want to say is thank you to the NBA and judicial officers who stood by me. I thank you for all that you...
Naira Marley Speaks About Yahoo, Claims Not To Be In Support Of The Act (Watch Video)
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Naira Marley Speaks About Yahoo, Claims Not To Be In Support Of The Act (Watch Video)

The most controversial artiste in Nigeria right now, naira Marley is back again with his controversy..this time around, naira marley speaks about Yahoo, claims to detest the act in the video below, the singer had claimed he isn’t in support of Yahoo yahoo… according to him, he knows the act is bad, but he only needs to be paid once, even if it is 2million dollars, and then he quit the Yahoo business watch video below   View this post on Instagram   @nairamarley detest Yahoo, says he isn't in support of it...wow A post shared by BB. TALENT MANAGEMENT AGENCY (@burstingbrainmedia) on Jan 27, 2020 at 3:43am PST
AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award
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AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award

Rapper AKA has reacted to the Grammy Award loss of Afrobeats singer Burna Boy. The 62nd Grammy Awards which held last night in Los Angeles, California, saw Burna Boy and his African Giant alb nominated in the category for Best World Music Album. The category was won by fellow African and legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo, with her album Ceila. As soon as the news broke, trolls stormed AKA’s Twitter page to hear what he will say about the loss Burna Boy suffered. Recall that Burna Boy and AKA went at each other over the xenophobic attacks inflicted on Nigerians by South Africans in their country. With the Grammies over and Burna Boy going home, many expect AKA to express excitement. He tweeted: “I never hated Burna Boy. All I did was stand up for my country. I think i...
Why I Can’t Hide My Curves – Curvaceous Actress, Biodun Okeowo Speaks
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Why I Can’t Hide My Curves – Curvaceous Actress, Biodun Okeowo Speaks

Popularly known in the movie industry as Omoborty, Biodun Okeowo is one actress whose sexy figure announces her wherever she goes. In this interview, the fair-skinned, voluptuous role interpreter recalls some embarrassing moments she had encountered, her social life as well as dealing with negativity that comes with being a celebrity. Enjoy it. What would you say is the best lesson you learned in 2019? Best lesson learnt in 2019 was that ‘we are all visitors in this world and nobody is promised tomorrow’. So, we should always do good and live everyday like it’s our last. It’s a lesson I learnt because I didn’t believe my mom could die last year. You have been scarce in movies lately, why? It is a personal choice. Reason is that my business takes 70% to 85% of me, because that’...
‘I Want You To Hear The Truth From Me’ – Prince Harry Speaks From The Heart
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‘I Want You To Hear The Truth From Me’ – Prince Harry Speaks From The Heart

Prince Harry has spoken publicly for the first time about the rift in Britain’s royal family, saying he felt “great sadness” but found “no other option” to cutting almost all of his and wife Meghan’s ties with Buckingham Palace. His candid comments, at a charity event, were the first remarks since the couple announced earlier this month that they were splitting from the royal family in the hope of achieving a more peaceful life. Harry said he did not make the decision lightly and praised his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and the rest of his family for supporting him and his wife in recent months. He called the decision “a leap of faith” and said he hopes the move will allow him and his family to achieve a “more peaceful life.” During his speech at a charity event, Harry frame...
EFCC Speaks On Arresting Atiku Abubakar
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EFCC Speaks On Arresting Atiku Abubakar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged the general public to disregard report circulating (Not on MCI ) that the commission arrested former Vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. The commission in a statement made available to us said its attention has been drawn to an online report which claimed that the Commission on Thursday, January 9, 2020 arraigned former Vice President Atiku Abubakar before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos for an alleged fraud of N75.3biilion and wishes to state categorically that nothing of such took place. The Commission also wishes to state that no statement or press release emanated from the spokesperson of the Commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren to that effect as claimed in the report, nor was the...
Boris Johnson Speaks On Soleimani: ‘We Will Not Lament The Death Of A Terrorist’
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Boris Johnson Speaks On Soleimani: ‘We Will Not Lament The Death Of A Terrorist’

BORIS Johnson said Britain "will not lament the death" of Qasem Soleimani - as he flew back from holiday with the Middle East on the brink of war. The Prime Minister broke his silence on the US drone strike on the second most powerful man in Iran, who he said slaughtered thousands of innocents. Boris, who jetted back from holiday in the Caribbean with girlfriend Carrie Symonds, also called for calm from all sides. He said in a statement: "Today I have spoken with President Macron, President Trump and Chancellor Merkel, and will be speaking with other leaders in the coming days. "General Qassem Soleimani posed a threat to all our interests and was responsible for a pattern of disruptive, destabilising behaviour in the region. "Given the leading role he has played in actio...
5 Foreign Countries That Speaks Yoruba, No. 3 Use It As Official Language
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5 Foreign Countries That Speaks Yoruba, No. 3 Use It As Official Language

Yoruba, a language homed in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, is one of the most widely spoken languages heard in other part of Africa, North America, United Kingdom and Europe. Due to the effect of the Trans - Atlantic Slave Trade that occurred in the 18 century, sons and daughters of the Yoruba kingdom has spread around the world and have impacted in one way or the other to uplift the tribes culture and tradition. Recently, the Representative of the Oduduwa Kingdom and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja(ii) has been on mission to trend the the practice of the Yoruba culture and tradition globally In this article, we're going to list out 5 Foreign Countries that speaks this language, of which one of them has granted it as an official language. 1. El - Salvador ...
Orji Kalu Reportedly Speaks From Prison, Tells Visitor How He Eats
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Orji Kalu Reportedly Speaks From Prison, Tells Visitor How He Eats

A former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, has reportedly spoken about his condition in prison. Federal High Court in Lagos had sentenced him to 12 years imprisonment over N7.65 billion fraud. Kalu reportedly told his visitor how he was eating in prison. A report by The Nation indicates that the former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, narrated how he was being fed in the prison. Legit.ng had reported how the Senate chief whip was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over N7.65 billion fraud perpetrated while he held sway as Abia state governor. It would be recalled that Kalu became the governor of Abia state when he was not yet 40 and ruled the state for eight years between 1999 and 2007. According to the newspaper, Sen...
Man Who Was Stopped By A Pastor From Proposing To Girlfriend In A Church Speaks
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Man Who Was Stopped By A Pastor From Proposing To Girlfriend In A Church Speaks

Over the weekend, a video of a Nigerian man being stopped from proposing to his girlfriend during a wedding service, went viral. In the video, a pastor could be seen stopping the man from proposing to the lady, saying he wasn't aware of their relationship and couldn't give his consent for the engagement. The man in the middle of the drama, Emokpae Ehis, has reached out to LIB to state his own side of the story. According to him, he has been going out with his girlfriend, Gloria for over 7 months now and he decided to propose to her at her elder sister's wedding which held at Souls Harvester at Udu road in Delta state. Read what he said below I am the guy that got engaged and this took place in Soul Harvesters church. My name is Ehis Emokpae. I didn't regret and will never reg...
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Babcock VC Speaks On Taking Back Expelled Student

Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Prof. Ademola Tayo, has spoken on the expulsion of a female student in the sex video that went viral last month. The VC said the school had to take that decision in order to protect its image and its alumni. “Because anywhere they go they say the students of the University are all prostitutes”, The Nation quoted him as saying. “They said the girls are always swallowing; and all kinds of ridicule. If we keep mute, in the public opinion they would think that anything goes in the institution. We had to make a statement to show discipline. “But I need to tell you that I signed it off with tears in my eyes as a responsible father. But we are not leaving this young lady to her doom. The pastor called me last week and I prayed wit...
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Speaks Yoruba In Lagos
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Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Speaks Yoruba In Lagos

Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and Co-founder, has arrived in Nigeria as part of his listening and learning tour across Africa. Nigeria is one of the four African countries that the CEO will be visiting during his tour of Africa that he said will last the entire month of November. Other countries he will be visiting are Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa. Although Jack Dorsey's planned visit to Africa was known, his itinerary was a secret until he appeared in Lagos today. He was hosted to a dinner which he confirmed of his Twitter page that he enjoyed. Photos of Dorsey posing with Dr. Joe Abah, Toolz of Cool FM and others has merge online. Dorsey attempted to speak Yoruba in a video that Tools posted on her Twitter page. See photos and watch the video here.... Jack’s Yoruba ...
Abducted Hausa Boy, Umar Faruq Now Speaks Igbo, Dumps Islam, Adopts Christianity
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Abducted Hausa Boy, Umar Faruq Now Speaks Igbo, Dumps Islam, Adopts Christianity

Jamila Saleh, mother of Umar Faruq, one of the nine rescued Kano children that were abducted and taken to Onitsha, Anambra State, has raised an alarm over her son’s strange behaviors. Recall that the Kano State Police Command which rescued the nine missing children had paraded six members of the kidnap gang. The gang, according to the police, confessed to their crimes. However, DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the children’s rescue seems to be exposing their parents to grief and disbelief than a respite. In an interview with our correspondent in Kano, Jamila Saleh, a mother of one of the rescued children, Faruk, who was renamed Onyedika Ogbodo, disclosed that she could no longer contend with some of the strange behaviors her son was showing. According to her, her 10-year-old so...
Pastor Biodun Speaks Amid Rape Accusation, Tells Members Not To Fight Protesters
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Pastor Biodun Speaks Amid Rape Accusation, Tells Members Not To Fight Protesters

Here is the moment COZA Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo spoke in church today. He advised his church members not to fight with any of the protesters outside the church. Everyone is there hailing him!!! Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo stated that he is unhappy about the scandal rocking the COZA church. He advised his members and visitors to conduct themselves well to prevent security harassment. Watch the video of the pastor speaking in Church today amidst rape allegation scandal. This is what Pastor had to say. Apparently, he's answering to the 'elders' before he can make any comment or take action. Espionage on 100 in enemy territory ? pic.twitter.com/gPW8E5Ihx3 — #YNGOD⚡️ (@RodneyAVO) June 30, 2019 Coza Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo advising his church members not to fight with an...
Ola-Gbadamosi Ridwan Oladotun, LASU Best Graduating Student Speaks
Education

Ola-Gbadamosi Ridwan Oladotun, LASU Best Graduating Student Speaks

best graduating student at the faculty of Engineering, Lagos State University, in the 2017/18 academic year, Ola-Gbadamosi Ridwan Oladotun, yesterday, told a courageous story of how he had to do menial jobs to educate himself. Oladotun, at the 23rd convocation ceremony of LASU in Ojo campus, held the audience spell bound with his story of breeding chickens before attending classes just to gather enough money for books and school fees. The 22-year old Mechanical Engineering graduate, who made a cumulative grade point average, CGPA of 4.88 to emerge overall best graduating student, said in his valedictory speech that he was determined to succeed and therefore did not mind what he had to go through. Oladotun, who disclosed that he lost his mother at age 12, expressed happiness th...
I Cried And Cried, Until…- Zainab Aliyu Speaks For The First Time About Drug Accusation
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I Cried And Cried, Until…- Zainab Aliyu Speaks For The First Time About Drug Accusation

"I cried, I cried, I cried until tears couldn't run from my eyes again." After being detained in Saudi Arabia on false drug smuggling offences, student Zainab Aliyu shares what it's like to finally be free. She narrated to BBC how she was arrested and the trauma she faced. This is Zainab Aliyu's first interview as she opens up. Watch the emotional video "I cried, I cried, I cried until tears couldn't run from my eyes again." After being detained in Saudi Arabia on false drug smuggling offences, student Zainab Aliyu shares what it's like to finally be free. pic.twitter.com/EZUZb02NZW — BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) May 15, 2019
Adam Lamido Sanusi, Emir Sanusi’s Son Speaks On Splitting Of Kano Emirate, Says Father Is Attacked
Politics

Adam Lamido Sanusi, Emir Sanusi’s Son Speaks On Splitting Of Kano Emirate, Says Father Is Attacked

Emir Sanusi’s son, Adam Lamido Sanusi (Ashraf) who spoke on the splitting of Kano Emirate that has sparked controversy lately, has stated that it will only stand if the governor’s motives were pure.Emir Sanusi's son who spoke on the splitting of Kano emirate via Instagram, revealed that his father was being attacked because of his blunt stance on issues. His post reads in part; Do not hate anyone because they favour the other as they may not fully comprehend what is happening. Let us be fair, let us work hard at our own lives and pray Allah handles the rest. Between the Emir and the Governor whoever is right, we pray succeeds, my father speaks what is on his mind when he believes he should, I do not believe he is wrong for this. If he is dethroned/ reduced in status then I still wish...
Ganduje Speaks On Balkanization Of Kano Emirate
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Ganduje Speaks On Balkanization Of Kano Emirate

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State governor, has broken his silence after being accused of initiating moves aimed at dethroning Lamido Sanusi, the embattled emir of the state. Mr Ganduje, re-elected for a second term in office was reportedly not supported by Mr Sanusi, during the 2019 general election. This was due to political differences between the duo. But a new twist was added to it on Wednesday when lawmakers of the state assembly initiated and passed a bill seeking to create adding four new emirates. The governor was fingered as the arrowhead of the plan when he gave his assent the bill on Thursday. Speaking to State House Correspondents on Friday, the governor denied he had anything against the monarch. He said there was need to create the additional emirates because ...
Francis Odega Speaks On Beating His Wife And Kicking Her Out
Celebs

Francis Odega Speaks On Beating His Wife And Kicking Her Out

Actor Francis Odega has reacted after his daughter cried out to Nigerians on how he has been treating her and her mother. The girl in a video revealed that the “gerarahere” crooner has kicked her and her mom out of the house and revealed he has not paid her fees. Francis has now taken to Instagram this morning to share videos of himself reacting to the accusations. According to him; "Honestly I am not happy, it is surprising to me. This is the same woman I gave 7 million Naira with her mum to purchase a land for me, I have not seen the property till today. This is the same woman I have given over 4 cars in the last years." He revealed that his daughter was given a script to read from because his daughter loves her and knows he pays her bills. Watch videos of him ad...
Daddy Freeze Speaks On Regina Daniels And Ned Nwoko’s Wedding
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Daddy Freeze Speaks On Regina Daniels And Ned Nwoko’s Wedding

After the marriage of the young Nollywood Actress, Regina Daniels to Ned Nwoko, there has been alot of discussions online to criticise her move. But the Nigerian OAP, Daddy Freeze took has asked them to leave the couple alone to live their lives. See what he wrote... "Daddy Freeze and the lobsters discussed this picture that surfaced online, on #AfterDark on @coolfmlagos yesterday and arrived at the conclusion that these people should be left alone to live their lives, as Regina owes no one an explanation."
Korede Bello Speaks On Leaving Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records
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Korede Bello Speaks On Leaving Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records

Godwin singer, Korede Bello speaks on leaving Don Jazzy's Mavin Records, after his ex-label mate, Reekado Banks left as all eyes have been on him to take the same step. When he was speaking in a chat with PUNCH, Bello said he didn’t need to have a record company like Reekado for him to be his own boss. He stated, “I am a boss of my own and I don’t need to prov e that to anyone. I also don’t need to prove that by leaving Mavin Records to set up my own label. With Mavin, we are stronger together.” The Godwin singer insisted that he was still signed to Mavin Records and had no intention to leave soon. “ If you listen to my new song, Mr Vendor, you will know that I’m still with Mavin ,” he stated.