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Chelsea vs Newcastle: We Need ‘Strong’ Kepa in our Squad –Thomas Tuchel
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Chelsea vs Newcastle: We Need ‘Strong’ Kepa in our Squad –Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has insisted that the club needs a ‘strong’ Kepa Arrizabalaga, in his squad. Tuchel said this while explaining why he featured Kepa ahead of Edouard Mendy in the Blues’ Premier League clash against Newcastle United on Monday night. Tuchel said Kepa had a good game in Chelsea’s FA Cup 1-0 victory over Barnsley last Thursday. Two goals from Olivier Giroud and Timo Werner gave Tuchel’s men all three points against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. “We need a strong Kepa in our squad,” Tuchel told reporters. “He had a good game in the cup, so we decided to give him another match to build up a little bit of rhythm and confidence and to trust him because he did very good.” “At the same time, it gives Edouard the chance to mentally recover.” Chels...
Pastor Sam Adeyemi Sends Strong Message To Arsenal Fans
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Pastor Sam Adeyemi Sends Strong Message To Arsenal Fans

Sam Adeyemi, the senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre has celebrated with Arsenal fans on Saturday after the club won its 16th Community Shield. Arsenal achieved the feat by defeating the Premier League Champions Liverpool. Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lifts the trophy at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stole the show with a superb goal and the winning spot-kick as the Gunners beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Commenting on the victory, Sam Adeyemi said: “Congratulations Arsenal and all Gunners. Everything doesn’t go downward at the same time, even in a challenging year like 2020.”
John Travolta’s Wife Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer
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John Travolta’s Wife Kelly Preston Dies of Breast Cancer

John Travolta's wife, Kelly Preston has died of breast cancer aged 57. The actor confirmed her death in an Instagram post, writing: "It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Travolta added: "Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. "I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. "But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal."   Their daughter Ella paid tirbute to her mom in a moving post, writing: 'I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beauti...
Real Sociedad president Aperribay confident keeping Real Madrid midfielder Odegaard
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Real Sociedad president Aperribay confident keeping Real Madrid midfielder Odegaard

Real Sociedad president Jokin Aperribay is confident keeping Martin Odegaard for next season. The Real Madrid midfielder is in season one of a two season loan with La Real. "We're very hopeful that he'll continue with us, but we also can't pull the wool over our eyes," Aperribay told El Diario Vasco. Aperribay was asked if the club would need to sell any players in order to balance the books as a result of the coronavirus crisis. "Absolutely not," he stated. "This crisis will have an effect on La Real, because it has come at such an important time for the club with the remodelling of the stadium but, luckily, our finances are strong and we have made good investments in a young squad which has a bright future."
Ini Dima-Okojie Pens Sweet Words To Her Followers
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Ini Dima-Okojie Pens Sweet Words To Her Followers

Nigeria movie star Ini Dima-Okojie has shared some sweet word of advice to her followers on Instagram. The actress has urged her followers to remain strong and not think of any different or less of themselves. Mrs. Okojie also shared a beautiful photo of herself as she advised her fans on the importance of feeling positive about themselves. Sharing on Instagram, the stylish actress wrote in part: “…And for anyone that needs to hear this… YOU are beautiful and strong, don’t let anything or anyone make you feel different” See Her Post Here:
Dino Melaye Writes Strong Message To Nigerian Leaders At All Levels
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Dino Melaye Writes Strong Message To Nigerian Leaders At All Levels

Former member representing Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chambers of the national assembly, Dino Melaye has sent a strong message to Nigerian leaders at all levels. The former senator in his message stated that leaders don’t create followers rather, they create leaders. The controversial ex-lawmaker made this known via a tweet he sent out on his official Twitter handle on Saturday, 2nd May. He wrote: “Nigerian Leaders at all levels listen. Leaders don’t create followers they create more leaders.”
Singer, Tiwa Savage Is Also A Strong Member For The 4/20
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Singer, Tiwa Savage Is Also A Strong Member For The 4/20

Nigerian singer, songwriter and actress, Tiwatope Savage, known professionally as Tiwa Savage is also a strong member for the 4/20 Taking to instagram, The mother of one and singer shared an image of cannabis in a jar. Will you be asking what a single mom would be doing with this? Although she has been spotted with the Nigerian singer, Wizkid which we all know that he loves smoking weed alot while he gets high and he then starts to freestyle. Weeds gives him vibes According to Wikipedia 4/20 means: is cannabis culture slang for marijuana consumption, especially smoking around the time 4:20 pm, and also refers to cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20 Post below   View this post on Instagram ...
I Have A Strong Dislike For The Term Nollywood – Dejumo Lewis
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I Have A Strong Dislike For The Term Nollywood – Dejumo Lewis

For theatre veteran, Dejumo Lewis popularly known for his role in the classic drama, ‘Village Headmaster,’ one major thing that irks him about the movie industry is the term Nollywood, and he made his disdain known to Saturday Beats during a recent interview. While sharing his opinion, the legendary actor said that Nigerians were copying the wrong things from Hollywood instead of carving a niche for themselves if they wanted to be taken seriously. “Hollywood in America is the cradle of film making and it is a physical location. Where is Nollywood in Nigeria? I absolutely condemn the name Nollywood and I have the highest aversion for that term. We are just copy cats even though they have very good things we can copy, but we copy the wrong things. People keep on complaining about t...
Despite Nigeria Border Closure, Benin Republic Maintains Strong Economy – IMF
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Despite Nigeria Border Closure, Benin Republic Maintains Strong Economy – IMF

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has disclosed that the Republic of Benin has maintained a strong economic performance despite Nigeria’s closure of the land border connecting the two countries. Nigeria on the 19 September 2019, had abruptly halted import and export activities on the border as one of its strategies of stopping smuggling, trafficking and other criminal activities. Luc Eyraud, Deputy Division Chief in the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs who led the IMF team in its latest visit to Benin in a press release said the Beninese economic Real GDP is expected to grow by 6.4 per cent in 2019, mostly driven by the agriculture and transport sectors. “Growth should accelerate in 2020 and remain sustained over the medium term, buttressed by vigorous cotton production, construction,...
Nkechi Blessing Sunday Encourages Mompha To Be Strong Over Arrest By EFCC
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Nkechi Blessing Sunday Encourages Mompha To Be Strong Over Arrest By EFCC

Actress Nkechi Blessing has become the first celebrity to show support for Mompha, the Dubai based Nigerian big boy who is currently in custody of EFCC. Mompha, a bureau de change operator in Dubai, was arrested a few days ago by EFCC. He’s been alleged to have participated in internet fraud. Since news of his arrest broke, many have been on Twitter with posts mocking his predicament. The post came from people who have always been skeptical about his wealth which they suspect to be from shady sources. Well, Mompha isn’t without support as Nkechi Blessing has said a prayer for him on social media while other celebrity friends of his are mute on his predicament. Nkechi Blessing shared a picture of Mompha which she captioned: "Dis too shall pass, Be strong pops”.
I Look Young, Strong Because I Sleep Around With Young Girls – Ghanaian Native Doctor
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I Look Young, Strong Because I Sleep Around With Young Girls – Ghanaian Native Doctor

Popular Ghanaian native doctor Nana Kwaku Bonsam has shared the secret behind his young look and according to him, it is sleeping with 'young girls'. Bonsam revealed that he has never been to the hospital because his immune system has been rejuvenated by the young girls he sleeps with. The native doctor who admitted that dating young women takes a lot of money off him, however added that he is ready to "waste his money" because they make him happy. “I love dating and sleeping around with young girls because it makes me happy and stronger. I am always young as compared to my age group and my secret is dating young girls. I’m not shy to tell Ghanaians that I go out with young girls. I don’t go to the hospital because I am strong and my immune system is strong to fight some diseases. D...
‘The Call Of Italy Is Strong’ – Sarri
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‘The Call Of Italy Is Strong’ – Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he misses Italy amid reports he could leave the club to join Juventus. Sarri's future has been the subject of debate all season despite only moving to Stamford Bridge from Napoli last summer. The 60-year-old led Chelsea to third in the Premier League, the Carabao Cup final and won the Europa League in the final against Arsenal on 29 May. "For us Italians the call of home is strong," Sarri told Vanity Fair. "I feel that something is missing. It has been a heavy year. I begin to feel the weight of distant friends and elderly parents I rarely see. "But at my age, I only make professional choices. I won't be able to work for 20 years. It's hard work, the bench." Sarri says his relationship with the Napoli fans will not change even if he doe...
Lady Praises All Nigerian Men For Staying Strong Despite Challenges
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Lady Praises All Nigerian Men For Staying Strong Despite Challenges

A lady has taken to social media to write an ode to all Nigerian men for being strong, despite the challenges they face on a daily basis. The lady identified as Mary, wrote on the responsibilities on the shoulder of most Nigerian men and how they still manage to keep food on the table for their family members and even take up responsibilities of extended family members. Read her post: Dear Men.. Sometimes I wonder where you draw your strength from. You stay for months without buying clothes for yourself all because you want to put food on the table… You stay hungry just so your family can eat and survive. You get dressed nd leave the house without direction,but u come back home with money after toiling day and night Some of you have been embarrassed,disgraced nd abused bec...
Oshiohmole @ 67: You Build Strong, Unified Party – Buhari
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Oshiohmole @ 67: You Build Strong, Unified Party – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in felicitating with party Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his 67th birthday. He congratulated him for providing purposeful, courageous and tenacious leadership. According to a statement issued by 12.09a.m on Friday by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the President affirmed that Comrade Oshiomhole, after many years of serving as a labour leader, brought a new dynamism into the collective effort to make democracy and development more inclusive in the country, recognising his vibrant relationship with Nigerian workers and ordinary people. As the Chairman of APC, the President believed the strides recorded in the last elections across the country clearly testify...
Nice Sayings to Heal a Broken Heart
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Nice Sayings to Heal a Broken Heart

Getting over a broken heart is one of the most difficult things to deal with. After a break-up, your heart may be broken and your mind may be flooded with overwhelming emotions and painful memories. You can even find yourself obsessing about your ex, unable to concentrate on other things or people and generally, you can feel bad. However, you must be careful because such a depressed state can cause not only mental but also a physical pain. According to the research, a break up is considered as a special form of addiction – love addiction. And like any other form of addiction, it can cause enormous harm to your health. How to Fix a Broken Heart and Think Positive? Going through the parting with someone you loved, you experience the emotional pain just thinking about the pers...
Man Makes Strong Case For Pure Water Hawkers
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Man Makes Strong Case For Pure Water Hawkers

A Nigerian man, who identifies himself as King Millie on Twitter has made a strong case for pure water sellers, admonishing Nigerians to be kinder to them. In a series of threaded tweets, the young guy who describes himself as a blogger and OAP breaks down the rigours and hardship satchet water popularly known as pure water sellers in this clime have to endure, only to earn a meagre N40.00. Some times, they even run into debt and have to pay a fine of N5000 where they are caught by law enforcement agents. He suggests that instead of just giving money to 'able bodies beggers', these pure water hawkers are a better fit for benevolence, given how hard they work and make very little daily. Read his thread(a series of connected Tweets from one person) below: According to pure wa...
Gboyega Nasir Isiaka Charges ADC Memebers To Remain Strong And Focused On The Victory Ahead
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Gboyega Nasir Isiaka Charges ADC Memebers To Remain Strong And Focused On The Victory Ahead

*PRESS STATEMENT* NASS ELECTION OUTCOME: ADC SUPPORTERS SHOULD REMAIN STRONG AND FOCUSED ON THE VICTORY AHEAD ~~ GNI On the 23rd February 2019, teeming members of the ADC and indeed, the good people of Ogun State went out to vote for their representatives into the two chambers of the National Assembly; and as results trickle in and awaiting release of final official results, the outcomes for the ADC may not have been as expected . I want to thank all faithful of the African Democratic Congress and every citizen of the state that put in their votes for our candidates. I am of the firm believe that this exercise marked a paradigm shift in the political history of Ogun State; as we effectively birthed a third force built on sound democratic credentials and peoples power. The r...
Dino Makes The Police Strong While Boko Haram Makes Them Weak – Reno Omokri
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Dino Makes The Police Strong While Boko Haram Makes Them Weak – Reno Omokri

The former aide and PDP popular ranting machine, Reno Omokri reacted to the arrest of controversial senator, Dino Melaye. He said: So funny that policemen ran away from fighting Boko Haram and refused to leave @dino_melaye’s house until they got him. How I wish they had done the opposite-stayed to fight Boko Haram and leave Dino alone. I guess Dino makes them strong and Boko Haram makes them weak #RenosDarts
Bobrisky Promises To Give James ‘They Didn’t Caught Me’ Obialor 100k For Inspiring Him
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Bobrisky Promises To Give James ‘They Didn’t Caught Me’ Obialor 100k For Inspiring Him

Bobrisky has just promised to give James 'they didn't caught me' Obialor 100k for inspiring him. 'I’m inspired by you', Bobrisky wrote about James whose video went viral when he was arrested by the Nigerian police a few weeks back. James I’m inspired by you darling cos you came out to tell the world wat u are going through. The day I saw your viral video I was so like who is dis strong guy. Now let me tell u darling.... Ask me anything I mean your heart desire I’m ready to support u. Let start from 100,000 cash first. Pls find ur way to my house tomorrow pls. I love u die fuck haters let them keep running their mouth.
Man Utd Fullback Shaw: We Were Horrendous
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Man Utd Fullback Shaw: We Were Horrendous

Manchester United fullback Luke Shaw admits defeat at West Ham was "horrendous". Having claimed just 10 points from their opening seven games, United have made their worst start to a season since 1990 and Shaw pulled no punches with his post-match assessment. "You want the truth? I honestly think it was horrendous," he admitted. "We didn't look like a team today that was going to beat West Ham. I think individually and as a team we were awful. That's not good enough. It's hard to take and we're sorry to the fans for what they saw today. It was not good enough from a Man United team with all the talent we have. "From the first minute you could see we weren't winning the second balls and our duels. It's hard to take. It just wasn't good enough from us today. That shouldn't be ha...
Amaechi’s Final Battle
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Amaechi’s Final Battle

Since 2014, former Rivers State governor now Transport Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been battling for the soul of oil producing Rivers state, and as well his political career. Amaechi They lost control of the state as soon as he left office on May 29, 2015 when hurricane Nyesom Ezenwo Wike blew him and his structure apart in the gubernatorial election leading to Amaechi’s handover. Amaechi’s godson or anointed candidate, Peterside Dakuku lost to Wike who was “brought” into the circle of government by Amaechi. It was a tango and folklore   of the Chinese kungfu student who learnt faster from his master, challenged him for a bout and finally dethroned him. Wike took control of Rivers State with huge support from former governors, political leaders and traditional rulers...
Nigeria Does Not Need Strong Leaders, But Competent Ones – Prof Attahiru Jega
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Nigeria Does Not Need Strong Leaders, But Competent Ones – Prof Attahiru Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Attahiru Jega, has mentioned that Nigeria needs competent leaders and not necessarily strong leaders. According to Jega, an incompetent leader who is strong will end up destroying institutions. The former INEC boss said this at the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Abuja on Monday, The Punch reports. He said: “What we require most are the competence and capacity of leaders to take decisions and be assertive in ensuring that those decisions are actually implemented. So, we have to be very careful in thinking that a strong leader can really help. “Just like a weak leader can wreck an institution, a strong leader, who has just that power and courage, but lacks the capaci...
Mercy Johnson And Husband, Odi Okojie Celebrates Their 7th Wedding Anniversary
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Mercy Johnson And Husband, Odi Okojie Celebrates Their 7th Wedding Anniversary

Mercy Johnson and her husband Odi Okojie are celebrating their 7th wedding anniversary and the actress did so by sharing a heartwarming message appreciating her husband. The mother-of-three wrote: One of the last times i smiled was on your birthday ,before my mom passed…this Video? So the last 3 months has been my worse but you have been a prove that Love is all we need to Heal. You followed me into my darkness when the hole of a loss wouldn’t Heal, You taught me that healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed but that the damage no longer controls my life. I am in tears as I write because I can’t comprehend what I did right to deserve you. I will not celebrate my birthday but I must celebrate you. Even when I can’t comprehend myself,I do know that you Love me and that I ...
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong signs for Italy’s Udinese in a €3.3m deal
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Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong signs for Italy’s Udinese in a €3.3m deal

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has joined Italian side,Udinese in a deal worth €3.3m from Turkish side, Bursaspor.   The 24-year-old centre-back who played three games for Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia completed the move this afternoon.   After signing for the club, William took to Instagram to confirm the move. He wrote: 'Very happy to sign for @udinesecalcio in the @seriea!.'   Udinese’s technical director, Daniel Prade told the club’s official website : “Ekong is a player with an important physical structure. He is good in the air, can defend very well and support the attack as well. “We talk about an aggressive central defender, strong in contrast and with an excellent game reading: a thoughtful, non-instinctive leader who al...
Bellerin sends strong message to Arsenal fans after their 2-0 loss to Manchester City
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Bellerin sends strong message to Arsenal fans after their 2-0 loss to Manchester City

Arsenal defender, Hector Bellerin has sent a strong message to the Gunners’ fans after their Sunday’s defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva in either half of the match ensured that City defeated the Unai Emery’s men. After the game, Bellerin took to his official Twitter page @HectorBellerin to thank the North London fans for their support despite their defeat to City. “Hey guys, thank you everyone for supporting today, for coming to the Emirates,” Bellerin said in a video posted on his Twitter page. “It’s exciting times for us and we’ll get better and I’ll see you in the next game,” he said. “Please stop talking and show it on the pitch,” one fan commented. Another said: “Can we stop putting things on the internet a...
The Future Awards Africa Announces 2018 Nominations
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The Future Awards Africa Announces 2018 Nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, has announced its call for nominations for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’ launched in 2017, the 13th edition of the prestigious awards seeks to reward excellence by celebrating advocates, creators, and pioneers between the ages of 18 and 31 - young people who have made significant strides, defying the odds within the year under consideration. By driving sustaining positive change while ignoring tribal, economic uncertainty or religious differences, the new tribe is driven by their talent, commitment to hard work, and achievement in impacting the economy, the society, and rewriting the narrative. The awards have taken its mandate seriously, consistently presenting 105 positive role models ann...