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Napoli officially rename home ground Diego Armando Maradona stadium after Argentine club legend
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Napoli officially rename home ground Diego Armando Maradona stadium after Argentine club legend

The San Paolo will see its name changed to honour the legendary figure, who passed away last week at the age of 60 The Naples city council has unanimously approved a resolution that will change the name of Napoli's home stadium from Stadio San Paolo to Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. The resolution was proposed by Naples mayor Luigi De Magistris only hours after the news that Maradona had passed away at age 60 last week. Maradona is a revered figure in Naples after leading the city's club to two Serie A titles during his seven-year run with Napoli from 1984 to 1991.
‘That’s Messi next to me!’ – Dest reflects on introduction to Barca team-mate as he sets sights on trophies
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‘That’s Messi next to me!’ – Dest reflects on introduction to Barca team-mate as he sets sights on trophies

The young fullback admitted he is still adjusting to playing alongside the "special" Argentine Barcelona and U.S. men's national team fullback Sergino Dest admitted he was star-struck the first time he met Lionel Messi as the American defender also revealed he believes his club can go on to compete on several fronts this year. Dest joined Barcelona from Ajax this summer, reportedly turning down Bayern Munich in the process. The defender is a long-time admirer of Barca, and Messi in particular, as he now calls the Argentine his teammate
Juventus coach Pirlo: Morata return was a priority
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Juventus coach Pirlo: Morata return was a priority

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo is delighted with the return of Alvaro Morata. Pirlo insists bringing Morata back from Atletico Madrid was always a priority. He said, “We were waiting for a striker to come in and he's here now. I know Morata well, I was lucky enough to play with him: he was one of our priorities. “On a technical and tactical level, he's the player we were looking for. Pellegrini went to Genoa to get more game time, also in light of next year's European Championship. “De Sciglio's available like he was last week."
Obaseki Assures Of Violence-Free Election, Wants Electorate To Vote PDP
Politics

Obaseki Assures Of Violence-Free Election, Wants Electorate To Vote PDP

The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged eligible voters in the state to come out en masse on Sep. 19 and vote for the PDP. He said the call to vote for his party became necessary to “enable him consolidate on his achievements in the first term.” In a statement forwarded to Igbere TV from Office of the Governor, Obaseki also ‘assured’ that the electioneering process will be violence-free. Addressing party faithful during his reelection campaign rally in Urhonigbe wards 7 and 8, Orhionmwon Local Government Area, Obaseki charged the electorate to turn out without fear of intimidation or harassment to vote and stay back to defend their votes. “Come out and vote, don’t be afraid as there would be no violence; nobody will fi...
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Tiwa Savage is sad she doesn’t get gifts and flowers from admirers

Nigerian singing diva and self-acclaimed African bad girl, Tiwa Savage has expressed worry over a condition she is still trying to wrap her mind around. The Songstress took to her Instagram story to lament over the way men are not stopping at her door to show her love. The former Mavins Records quizzed fans why she is not receiving gifts and flowers from men. Tiwa Savage, who was once married to music executive, Teebillz has been living a single life for some years now and it appears even after her divorce, men are not looking her way. See screenshot below;  
Drake Confirms Collaboration With Rema
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Drake Confirms Collaboration With Rema

Rema is certainly not in the industry for play, American rapper and singer Drake just confirmed he had a song collaboration with Rema on Instagram Live while playing Rema’s song. The Mavin records / Jonzing world record act, sure has that international appeal, within the shot time in the industry, he has had international collaborations with 6lack & Tion Wayne, Dumebi remix with Becky G. Also appeared on Barack Obama’s playlist and now Drake has confirmed he did a song with Rema. With all these heights archived within such a shot time, Rema is definitely built for international success.
I Found Love And I’m Enjoying My Life – Vanessa Mdee Reveals Why She’s Been Off The Music Scene Since She Started Dating Rotimi (Video)
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I Found Love And I’m Enjoying My Life – Vanessa Mdee Reveals Why She’s Been Off The Music Scene Since She Started Dating Rotimi (Video)

Tanzanian music star, Vanessa Mdee has revealed why she’s been off the music scene since she started dating Nigerian-born American actor and singer, Rotimi. In a 2-minutes video she shared on Instagram, Vanessa stated that asides finding love, she decided to take a break from music after being in the industry for 13 years. The music star also told her followers to find time for themselves, realign themselves, pray, reconnect with God and take care of their family and loved ones. Vanessa said; “Honestly in have been in the music industry for 13 years I have never taken a break, So I finally found some time for me, to do what Vee likes, to do what Vee wants to do, to chill, I found Love, beautiful Love and I’m so happy, I’m enjoying my life. So I just wanna take time to enjoy...
Mrs Nigeria Universe, Emelda, Escapes Painful Death (Photos)
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Mrs Nigeria Universe, Emelda, Escapes Painful Death (Photos)

Mrs Nigeria Universe, Emelda, recently escaped a painful death after her Generator packed up and almost gutted fire. Mrs Emelda Ezinne Remi who was crowned Mrs Nigeria 2018 and represented Nigeria at the world pageant of Mrs Universe where she came one of the tops and became Mrs Universe Top Africa 2019 is so embittered that the government is making the Coronavirus Lockdown worse for her citizens She shared her ugly experience via her Instagram page, @ladyemelda writing. “NIGERIA I hail thee, LAGOS state, I hail thee ooo, EKEDC come and see. Generator completely burnt because ,NO LIGHT! Generator is overworked, because we are preserving perishable items that were stocked for this period. It’s crazy how a country like Nigeria cannot generate enough power for her citizen...
COVID-19: GTBank setting up 100-Bed Intensive Care Center
Health

COVID-19: GTBank setting up 100-Bed Intensive Care Center

Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria’s leading lender, is setting up a 100-bed Intensive Care Centre at Onikan for Nigerians that may be infected by coronavirus, the bank said Tuesday. Segun Agbaje, Chief executive Officer, GTBank in a statement said that the center will be fully equipped with all the necessary gadgets, including respirators and personnel to treat and care for those that may be affected. The Centre will be fully set up by the end of this week, Agbaje said.
Coronavirus: Medical Supplies Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria (Photos)
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Coronavirus: Medical Supplies Donated By Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, Arrives Nigeria (Photos)

Chinese Billionaire businessman, Jack Ma has donated medical kits to Africa to battle Coronavirus. The medical consignment arrived Nigeria today March 24th. The shipment, which came in via an Ethiopian Airlines flight, carried 5.4 million face masks, 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields. Firihiewot Mekonnen, the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, who received the consignment, said “We appreciate the donation of the Jack Ma Foundation and the generosity of Jack Ma. We admire Abiy Ahmed, our Prime Minister, for his initiative and organisation of the entire coordination of the process.” he said
Cameroonian Musician & Saxophonist, Manu Dibango Has Died Of Coronavirus
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Cameroonian Musician & Saxophonist, Manu Dibango Has Died Of Coronavirus

Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango dies of coronavirus Manu Dibango won a Grammy Award for his song Soul Makossa. Famous Cameroonian saxophonist Emmanuel N'Djoke Dibango, popularly known as Manu Dibango, has died of coronavirus. He died on Tuesday morning at a hospital outside the French capital, Paris. The 86-year-old jazz musician had last week announced on his Facebook page that he had contracted the coronavirus. He is best known for the 1972 hit Soul Makossa.
Man Shares Experience Trying To Get Tested For Covid-19 In Lagos
Health

Man Shares Experience Trying To Get Tested For Covid-19 In Lagos

Today being 23 march 2020, I went to LUTH due to the appointment I have with the E.N.T doctor. When the time came for the Dr to see us the patients, she addressed us and asked everyone to go home due to the corona virus epidemic and how unprepared the hospital was to protect staff working there. She reveald that LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL does not have enough air ventilator, that LUTH only has about 15 ventilators and the nature of ENT clinic demands close contact with patients for thorough examination and she won't risk her life even if she has ventilators. She told us to either wait until the epidemic is over or go to NCDC and get tested for the virus assuring us that if an individual can get two negative result within 48hrs and bring the result for confirmation, then s...
Declare Herdsmen Terrorists – South-East Leaders To FG
Politics

Declare Herdsmen Terrorists – South-East Leaders To FG

South-East leaders, comprising members of apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, traditional and religious leaders, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to declare killer herdsmen terrorists and tinker with the constitution to allow digbo to establish a regional security outfit to be known as “Operation Ogbunigwe.” The Igbo leaders made the call during a security summit, with the theme: “Strategic partnership for defective community policing in the South-East,” organised by the Nigeria Police in partnership with governors of the five states of the zone. The event was attended by police hierarchy led by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu; Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu), David Umahi (Ebonyi), Willie Obiano (Anambra), Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and the deputy gove...
Pope Francis Outrightly Dismisses Proposal To Allow Married Men To Become Priest
Religion

Pope Francis Outrightly Dismisses Proposal To Allow Married Men To Become Priest

Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has outrightly rejected a proposal which was to allow some married men to be ordained in Latin America’s Amazon region. Currently, there is a shortage of priests in that region so the proposal was made in order to ease the shortage of priests. The proposal was made about three months ago, however, the Pope recently gave his verdict on the matter. The Pope responded with a thirty-two-paged document and did not even mention the proposal which was for older married deacons who are proven leaders of remote Catholic communities and have stable families to be ordained as priests.
Fire Outbreaks: “God Said We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet” – Pastor Adeboye
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Fire Outbreaks: “God Said We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet” – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday said that God told him that Nigeria was yet to experience fire outbreaks this year. The cleric had said in his prophecies for 2020 on New Year’s Eve at the church’s international headquarters located along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway that there would be fire outbreaks this year. In January 2020, The PUNCH reports that there were no fewer than 20 major fire outbreaks in different parts of the country. Adeboye, who spoke at the February Holy Ghost Service of the church tagged ‘Let there be Light II’, said that he is not a prophet but as a pastor, he hears from God once in a while, adding that if what God told him about Nigeria should come to pass, the country won’t be able to cope. H...
‘Why I Date Older Men, Even My Lover Is 17 Years Older Than Me’ – Actress Cynthia Shalom
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‘Why I Date Older Men, Even My Lover Is 17 Years Older Than Me’ – Actress Cynthia Shalom

Actress and winner of the 2015 Next Movie Star reality TV show, Cynthia Shalom, has revealed the reasons she is ready to walk down the aisle with her lover who is 17 years older than her. She told Inside Nollywood that her man fulfills all three essential dating qualities and this makes both of them a perfect match. Hear her: “Dating or marrying an older man is an individual preference. What you like won’t be what I like. What is important in a relationship is love and understanding. Are you guys good with each other? Do you bring yourself peace? If all these are positive, then age is just a number. “I don’t have age limit in relationship. What I look out for is a connection. If my connection with you is fine, then we are good to go. When I mean connection, it has to be everythi...
Man Wins An Award For Being Lazy, Sends Friend To Fetch It
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Man Wins An Award For Being Lazy, Sends Friend To Fetch It

Craig Martin became a trending topic after he sent his friend to go collect the award for being the laziest person in his hometown of Johannesburg. The 31-year old received praise, and he was lauded for his lack of energy and for also reaching the ultra level of being lazy. About 200 people from the Southern Africa region were invited to the awards ceremony. 193 people were in attendance. The other 6 gave various reasons as to why the could not attend the event. "I don't have the energy to attend. I've been sleeping for the past 16 hours," Martin revealed to the attendees in a skype call. Martin has only been out of his yard once in three years. It was when he went to the dentist for a checkup. He beat all the 5 hopefuls who'd attended the event to "bring home" the prestigious...
Nicki Minaj Goes Off On Meek Mill, Accuses Him Of Domestic Violence
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Nicki Minaj Goes Off On Meek Mill, Accuses Him Of Domestic Violence

American Rapper, Nicki Minaj has called out her ex boyfriend Meek Mill for talking about an alleged rape involving her brother and she accused him of domestic violence. Looks like it all started when Meek Mill liked a picture making fun of Nicki’s husband, Kenneth Petty after he reportedly had a verbal altercation with the couple previously. Nicki Minaj decided to go off on him when he went on talking about her brother who was convicted for an alleged rape and this led to her accusing him of domestic violence. She claims he beat up and spit on his sister and taped. She also accused him of kicking her and sending his mother to the hospital. Read her series of tweets below. Trigger fingers turn to #TwitterFingers bad built face ass obsessed with the Queen. Nigga been t...
Haaland Sets Yet Another Record As Goals Keep Flowing For Dortmund Sensation
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Haaland Sets Yet Another Record As Goals Keep Flowing For Dortmund Sensation

Despite having played just four matches and started on one occasion, the Norwegian hotshot is already nearing double figures Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland was amongst the goals once more on Tuesday as the Norwegian set a new German record with his latest strike. Haaland joined BVB from RB Salzburg in January, with the club originally looking to ease him into first-team action. But the forward had other ideas, and has quickly made himself a firm favourite at Signal Iduna Park thanks to his incredible exploits in front of goal. Dortmund first fielded their new signing off the bench in the opening round of the Bundesliga following the mid-season winter break against Augsburg, and he responded with a hat-trick to turn round a 3-1 deficit and lead his side to vict...
DSS Arrests Student Over Anti-Buhari Articles
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DSS Arrests Student Over Anti-Buhari Articles

Human rights lawyer , Mr Inibehe Effiong, says the Department of State Services has arrested his client who is also a campus journalist , Ayoola Babalola, for allegedly publishing articles critical of the President, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari ( retd. ) , and All Progressives Congress chieftain , Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Effiong made the allegation during a chat with Sunday PUNCH . He explained that Babalola , a student of Mass Communications at Gateway Polytechnic , Abeokuta , was the editor of a campus newspaper known as “ GAMPOSA Trumpet”. In the 2019 edition of the newspaper in November 2019, the newspaper published an article titled , “President Buhari does not believe in Nigeria ” which was written by Apostle Alfred Tseye- Okotie . In the article , it was stated that the Bu...
Opay Risks Ban As Report Finds Them Guilty Of Offering “Crazy Loans”
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Opay Risks Ban As Report Finds Them Guilty Of Offering “Crazy Loans”

A new report by Hidenburg Research has put Opera’s loan apps under scrutiny for allegedly offering predatory loans to its customers in Nigeria, Kenya, and India. The report indicated that Opera is offering predatory loans that come with deceptive descriptions. The research report also points out the outrageously high annual percentage rate (APR) rates (up to 438% in the case of OPesa) as opposed to the maximum annual percentage rate (APR) of about 33% or less the apps claim to offer. If this report is anything to go by, Opay could be violating Google Play Store policies as Google has fought predatory loans for a while, but now it’s taking that fight to its app store. According to The Wall Street Journal, Google recently banned Play Store apps with “deceptive or harmful” personal l...
‘2023 Is Not Right Time For Igbo Presidency’ – Shettima, Arewa Youth Leader
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‘2023 Is Not Right Time For Igbo Presidency’ – Shettima, Arewa Youth Leader

During a recent interview, the leader of Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, Yerima Shettima, tells LAWRENCE MIKE that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should be succeeded by another northerner in 2023, adding that the region would find a consensus candidate for the next presidential election. You said constitutional democracy was about people and numbers and that a northerner should succeed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in 2023, when Buhari, a northerner would have spent two terms of eight years, how do you think Nigerians will react to your statement? What I said in the video was the reality. I know we need to work together as a country, but you also know that anything about democracy has to do with the number of people as the majority...
FUOYE Killings: Bisi Fayemi’s ‘Persona Non-Grata’ Order Lifted, NANS Apologises
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FUOYE Killings: Bisi Fayemi’s ‘Persona Non-Grata’ Order Lifted, NANS Apologises

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has exonerated the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi of complicity in the killing of two students of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, during a recent crisis in the town. The students' body also lifted the person non grata order placed on Governor Kayode Fayemi and his wife across all the the tertiary institutions in the country, describing the role the duo played in ensuring proper burial for the departed students and support for their families as commendable. The students' body also tendered its apology to the first family for holding them responsible for the FUOYE killings, a development it considered unfair. Two FUOYE students, Joseph Okonofua and Kehinde Dada were shot dead on September 10, 2019 during a protest...
Why The Senate Will Pass Buhari’s $29.9 Billion Loan Request – Ahmad Lawan
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Why The Senate Will Pass Buhari’s $29.9 Billion Loan Request – Ahmad Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed that the 9th Senate will approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s $29.9 billion loan request. This is despite Lawan’s earlier caution to the Executive to minimise its planned borrowing. The Senate President stated this in Abuja during a media parley. He, however, pointed out that the various standing committees will carry out serious oversight functions and ensure that the money is not misappropriated by the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Recall that in November 2016, then Senate President, Bukola Saraki turned down the same loan request from President Buhari. According to Lawan, “The question of whether we will pass the loan request of the Executive arm of Government, yes, we will pass it. “If we do...
“I Am Still Bleeding Blood And Water After Fixing My Body In Dubai” – Bobrisky
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“I Am Still Bleeding Blood And Water After Fixing My Body In Dubai” – Bobrisky

Popular cross-dresser Bobrisky who recently underwent a cosmetic surgery has given more updates about her gender reassignment surgery in Dubai. According to Bob, she has spent over 6 million in Dubai since getting there to have her surgery and now that the surgery is over, she is in severe pain. Bob also revealed that her best friend Tonto Dikeh is the one changing for her in the bathroom as she is bleeding blood and water and is in so much pain. The cross-dresser then concluded telling broke girls to respect her henceforth.
Three Men Wrongly Jailed For Life, Set Free After 36 Years In Prison
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Three Men Wrongly Jailed For Life, Set Free After 36 Years In Prison

Three Baltimore men who were wrongly imprisoned for 36 years in Maryland, United States have been set free after a review of the murder case they were prosecuted for.   The three men identified as Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart, were reportedly teenagers when they were sentenced to life in prison in 1984. They were accused of being responsible for the murder of 14-year-old DeWitt Duckett who was shot in the neck on his way to class at a Baltimore junior high school and also stealing his Georgetown University jacket.   They were released from custody on Monday November 25, hours after a judge cleared their convictions and prosecutors dropped the charges. "These three men were convicted, as children, because of police and prosecutorial misco...
Arsenal Fans Are Happy As Club Line Up Former Captain To Replace Unai Emery
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Arsenal Fans Are Happy As Club Line Up Former Captain To Replace Unai Emery

According to the Times, Arsenal are eyeing former captain Mikel Arteta and ex-Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri as potential replacements for Unai Emery former captain to replace Unai Emery. The Times report that the Gunners were keen on sticking with Unai Emery for the season but yesterday’s unflattering performance has shifted their position and the Spaniard may be on the chopping block. former captain to replace Unai Emery. It’s also added that any failures in upcoming matches against relegation candidates Norwich, as well as Brighton and London rivals West Ham will see the former Paris Saint-Germain boss relived of his duties at the Emirates. The north London outfit have failed to win any of their last five games in the Premier League. After an impressive early start t...
‘I Got The Best Wife’ – Davido Shares Photo Of Chicken Pepper Soup Chioma Made
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‘I Got The Best Wife’ – Davido Shares Photo Of Chicken Pepper Soup Chioma Made

Finding a good partner is sometimes tough for people in the entertainment industry seeing as they are always in the limelight and are unable to distinguish between true love and fake love. Well, that seems not to be the case for top musician, Davido Adeleke, who seems to have found love with his now famous chef fiancé, Chioma Rowland. The singer recently took to his social media page to praise his wife-to-be, Chioma after she served him a sumptuous chicken pepper soup meal. While sharing a photo of the sumptuous meal Chioma prepared on his Instastories, Davio stated that he has a good wife. See the screenshot below;
Nigeria Meets Benin, Niger Over Border Closure
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Nigeria Meets Benin, Niger Over Border Closure

Nigeria is locked in a meeting with neighbouring countries over the recent border closure. The Tripartite Committee Meeting by the Foreign Ministers of Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic is to consider the conditions put forward by Nigeria before the land borders can be opened for goods importation. The Federal Government Committee had met fortnight ago setting conditions for reopening of the country’s borders for goods importation from neighbouring countries. Nigeria also insisted that neighbouring countries must respect the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) rules of origin if they must bring goods into the country.
Sowore: DSS Claims They Wanted To Release Him But No One Came To Receive Him
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Sowore: DSS Claims They Wanted To Release Him But No One Came To Receive Him

The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed receiving the court order on the release of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now movement. Sowore was arrested in Lagos on August 3 and later flown to Abuja where he is being detained. A federal high court in Abuja had granted him bail but after fulfilling the conditions of the bail, the secret police did not allow him leave its custody. This sparked a nationwide outrage, with Femi Falana, his lawyer, threatening to sue the DSS. In a statement on Friday, Peter Afunanya, spokesman of the DSS, said while the agency has received the order, no one has visited the DSS to take delivery of the activist. “The DSS wishes to confirm that it has received the court order for the release of Omoyele Sowore,” the statement ...
BBNaija’s Host, Ebuka And Mike Step Out Together
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BBNaija’s Host, Ebuka And Mike Step Out Together

Big Brother Naija Host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and housemate, Mike Edwards has left fans stunned with more prepossessing photos he shared from his vacation. Ebuka and Mike are known for their classic dress sense, and as a matter of fact, they were the fashion highlight of the season.
We Move From Village To Village To Rape – Teen Gang-rapists
Crime

We Move From Village To Village To Rape – Teen Gang-rapists

Three teenagers have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 20-year-old woman in Paikoro, #NigerState, following a report by the father of the victim. The suspects, Shafiu Isah, Jawalu Babuga, 19, and Musa Sabiu, 18, allegedly accosted the victim on her way from work and raped her. The suspects revealed that they had been raping girls for a long time and were never caught. One of the suspects, Isah, said none of their victims or their parents had been bold enough to report them to the police stating that it was very surprising when they were arrested because of the rape. According to him: “We are street boys, we move from one village to another looking for whom to rape since we have no money to give to girls after sex. . We usually perform the act where nobody will see u...
Senate Commends Buhari For Shutting Down Nigerian Borders
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Senate Commends Buhari For Shutting Down Nigerian Borders

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, resolved to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for shutting down all the Nigerian land borders. This followed a motion raised by Senator Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi Central) at today's plenary, which got the support of over 2/3 majority. According to the upper legislative chambers, the President's decision was to “rectify the deteriorating effect on our country of persistent smuggling of products that negatively affect the Nigerian economy’s decline the well-being of our nation”. The Senate equally resolved to commend the Nigerian Customs Service “for their role in intensifying the curbing of smuggling across the borders, and ridding Nigeria of smuggled goods and services.” This is even as the red chambers vowed to task the Ministries of Fore...
Why You Should Never Borrow Charging Cable From Someone Else
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Why You Should Never Borrow Charging Cable From Someone Else

Protect your charging cables like you protect your passwords say cybersecurity experts. We’ve all been there. Your smartphone or tablet getting low on power and you’ve left your charging cable at home. There’s no harm in borrowing someone else’s right? In 2019, that would be a huge mistake, say cybersecurity experts. “There are certain things in life that you just don’t borrow,” says Charles Henderson, Global Managing Partner and Head of X-Force Red at IBM Security. “If you were on a trip and realized you forgot to pack underwear, you wouldn’t ask all your co-travelers if you could borrow their underwear. You’d go to a store and buy new underwear.” Henderson runs a team of hackers that clients hire to break into their computer systems in order to expose vulnerabilities. Sin...
Xenophobic Attacks: We Won’t Report South Africa To UN – FG
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Xenophobic Attacks: We Won’t Report South Africa To UN – FG

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said the Federal government won’t table the issue of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States of America. This is even as the minister said avenues are currently being explored to secure compensation for Nigerians whose businesses were attacked in South Africa. Onyeama who spoke ahead of Nigeria’s participation in the 74th UNGA, said the issue of migration will be discussed in the context of the United Nations Compact on Migration. Onyeama noted that migration is a global issue, adding that with regard to South Africa, the United Nations was not a forum to sort out the crisis that had just happened in South Africa. “We haven’t got to that...
#BBNaija: “If Tacha Wins, I Will Be Depressed” – Basketmouth
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#BBNaija: “If Tacha Wins, I Will Be Depressed” – Basketmouth

Nigerian frontline stand-up comedian, Bright Okpocha, also known as Basketmouth, has declared that he will be depressed if Big Brother Naija 2019 (Pepper dem) housemate, Anita Natacha Akido, simply known as Tacha, wins this year’s edition of the popular reality television show Tacha is unarguably one of the most controversial housemates in the Big Brother Naija house. From her strikes to her explosive fallout with fellow housemate Seyi, the Rivers-born housemate has been in the eye of several storms in the house. Despite her misadventures though, her fan base appears to be unflinching as she consistently rakes in the highest votes whenever she’s up for eviction. However, Showmax’s Hotroom co-host, BasketBut is not fazed by her seeming fanfare In an exclusive chat on Hotr...
Buhari Departs Nigeria For Burkina Faso
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Buhari Departs Nigeria For Burkina Faso

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria on Saturday for Burkina Faso. A statement obtained by us said the President is attending the one-day ECOWAS’ Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in the country. The statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari’s Spokesman, said the summit was necessitated by the growing threat of terrorism in the West African sub-region. “The ECOWAS leaders at the summit will review different initiatives taken so far, and redefine the priority intervention areas for the containment of the worrisome attacks in the area”, he said. Adesina noted that the decision to convene the Summit was reached at the 55th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Abuja on June 29, 2019. “...
Burning, Looting Of Nigerian Shops In South Africa: FG  To Takes Definitive Measures
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Burning, Looting Of Nigerian Shops In South Africa: FG To Takes Definitive Measures

As Nigerians and other African nationals living in south Africa has suddenly become endangered species as incessant cases of xenophobic attacks keeps increasing daily, the Nigerian government issued a stern warning from its south African counterpart to either end the killings and attacks or get ready for the consequences. According to the ministry of foreign affairs, the Nigerian government will no longer fold its arm and watch its citizens tortured and killed everyday in a neighbouring African country. Dr. Oyema in tweet sighted by us said" "Received sickening and depressing news of continued burning and looting of Nigerian shops and premises in #SouthAfrica by mindless criminals with ineffective police protection. Enough is enough. We will take definitive measures. @NigeriaGov...
Davido Announces New Song, ‘Right Here’ Featuring 2face And Jeremih
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Davido Announces New Song, ‘Right Here’ Featuring 2face And Jeremih

Davido announces new single, ‘Right Here’ featuring 2face and Jeremih. [Instagram/DavidoOfficial] Since his spotless 2017 run, an album has been mentioned in conversations with superstar, Davido. But a few days ago, he confirmed that an album is imminent and that a song, titled 'Right Here,' which is set to feature 2Face and Jeremih will be on the album. A few weeks ago, he said he was going ‘phoneless’ for one month to complete his album. Since then, pictures and videos of him have surfaced with producers, Kiddominant or Sarz in the studio with him. However, what seems like his first single, ‘Blow My Mind’ featuring American singer, Chris Brown has since hit the charts and been streamed more than three million times on YouTube With recent success, it seems Davido has an...
Air strike on Libya hospital kills five doctors
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Air strike on Libya hospital kills five doctors

An air strike has killed five doctors in a hospital in the southern outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli.   According to an official from the UN-backed government, a warplane belonging to Khalifa Hafta, the rogue general who commands the Libyan National Army, carried out the attack, the health ministry spokesman added.   Libya has been roiled in conflict since the fall of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.  Fighting between the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, and Mr Haftar's LNA, has claimed 1,100 lives since April, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).   The fighting has remained deadlocked on the outskirts of the capital, with both sides resorting to air strikes. Saturday's bombing al...
Beyonce’s Lion King Album Flopped In The UK After Being Downloaded Just 949 Time
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Beyonce’s Lion King Album Flopped In The UK After Being Downloaded Just 949 Time

According to a report by TheSun.co.Uk, Beyonce’s Lion King album has flopped after being downloaded just 949 times in the UK since Friday. Read the full report by The Sun below; “BEYONCE may have a starring role in The Lion King movie, but she is struggling to keep her claws in to her title as Queen Bey. The singer curated and produced an album to go alongside the new Disney film but it has flopped being downloaded just 949 times in the UK in the first five days. I can reveal Bey, who voices Nala in the film, was paid £25million for the movie, official soundtrack and this accompanying album, but it has failed to strike a chord with fans. She sings on 13 tracks on The Lion King: The Gift, with guests including her husband Jay Z, Pharrell Williams and Kendrick Lamar. Bu...
Algeria Vs Nigeria: Atiku React To Super Eagles’ Loss To Algeria
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Algeria Vs Nigeria: Atiku React To Super Eagles’ Loss To Algeria

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 election, H.E Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the outcome of the semi-final match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Algeria National football team in the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which ended in 2-1 in of favor Algeria team. The Algeria National football team defeated the Super Eagles 2-1 on Sunday, July 14 at the Cairo International Stadium, to qualify for the Finals of the 2019 AFCON. There was a own goal from Williams Troost-Ekong at the 40th minutes into first half of the game. At the 72nd minutes of the game, Odion Ighalo netted a penalty kick which was awarded to the Super Eagles. Riyad Mahrez netted another goal at the 5th minute of extra time of the game af...
AFCON: Abdullahi May Miss Rest Of Nigeria Campaign With Hamstring Injury
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AFCON: Abdullahi May Miss Rest Of Nigeria Campaign With Hamstring Injury

Shehu Abdullahi could miss the remainder of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations outing with a hamstring injury. The Bursaspor defender was stretchered out in the first half, and was replaced by Chidozie Awaziem in the Super Eagles 1-0 triumph over Burundi. Although Nigeria medics did not place a time frame on his full recovery, media officer Toyin Ibitoye told Goal that the right-back would be sidelined for Wednesday’s showdown with Guinea in Alexandria. “Shehu is fine but may need just a few days to be back to 100%.” While Rohr remained vague as to the extent of the injury, Goal understands the problem is not a severe one, but Nigeria will not risk exacerbating the injury with other options available for selection. Therefore, the Super Eagles No.12 may not feature agai...
Oboh aims for LET rookie of the year award
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Oboh aims for LET rookie of the year award

Despite the difficulties she is facing in her fledgling professional career, Georgia Oboh is determined to end the season as the Ladies European Tour (LET) Rookie of the Year. Oboh entered her second LET competition at the Women’s NSW Open at Queanbeyan Golf Club in Australia yesterday after failing to make the cut in her first outing in Canberra last week. Reflecting on her nascent professional career, which has so far taken her to competitions in Cote d’Ivoire, the Sunshine Tour in South Africa and now Australia, Oboh said she has become a better player despite the setbacks. “I am not worried about my performance so far this season,” she said. “I see this as a stepping stone to greater things… it is a learning experience and I have learnt many lessons so far and I plan to apply tho...
Nigeria Grinds out Four Wicket Victory against Rwanda at Bilateral Meet in Abuja
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Nigeria Grinds out Four Wicket Victory against Rwanda at Bilateral Meet in Abuja

The first leg of the bilateral international cricket series between Nigeria and Rwanda got off to a glorious start last Saturday at the newly constructed turf pitch in Abuja. At game one, Nigeria won the toss and elected to field first sending in Rwanda to bat. Rwanda struggled in the early overs to some decent bowling partnership between Blessing Etim and Samson Rachael. Rwanda could not put up a respectable partnership and eventually crumbled to 65 runs all out in 17.3 overs. In the second innings, Rwanda responded well with the ball forcing the Nigeria opening pair to a run out in the second over. Nigeria struggled to keep a decent partnership as well with wickets falling every other over creating tension all around. Fyneface Fate came on a rescue mission for Nigeria and tw...
Selfish Mum blasted For Not Sharing Excess Christmas Presents With Others
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Selfish Mum blasted For Not Sharing Excess Christmas Presents With Others

A mum-of-three has been branded ‘selfish’ and ‘disgusting’ after posting a photo online of the excess Christmas presents she has bought her children for the festive season. The pile of gifts is so big it swamps her Christmas tree but as she faced criticism for ‘spoiling’ her children she hit back: ‘It’s my money’. Emma Tapping, 38, admitted she previously spent £2,000 on her children’s Christmas presents and said that despite the backlash she won’t give up the treats. It’s not the first time Emma, of the Isle of Man, has faced criticism for buying hoards of presents but decided to once again share a snap on Instagram of this year’s haul. One person called it ‘disgusting’ but Emma said that ‘nobody is going to change my mind’ about the gifts. There are so many pre...
Ex-convict nabbed with toy gun in Lagos
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Ex-convict nabbed with toy gun in Lagos

An ex-convict was nabbed with a toy gun at Cement bus stop area of Lagos State, by RRS operatives patrolling the neighbourhood. The 27-year-old ex-convict nabbed with a toy gun was identified as Dauda Moruff and he has been handed over to SARS, alongside his friend he was arrested with. The tweet on RRS official Twitter page reads; 27 years old ex-convict, Dauda Moruff arrested with a toy gun at Cement bus stop along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in company of his friend in white singlet, they have been transferred to sars This is coming after one Rilwan Wasiu was arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command for being in possession of a toy gun he allegedly confessed to using to rob stranded motorists around Adeniji Adele end of th...
Lady’s Declaration oF Love for Her Boyfriend of 4 years is Going Viral on Twitter… See why
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Lady’s Declaration oF Love for Her Boyfriend of 4 years is Going Viral on Twitter… See why

A pretty Nigerian lady, Patra Patience, has taken to Twitter to reveal why she is still with her boyfriend of over four years instead of going into 'runs.' Here is what she wrote: Why I stick to my boyfriend for the past 4yrs... I no he has a feature, some day he will become a man with full of wealth. I don't believe  in doing runs,, jumping from one old men to another. It doesn't pay, rather you are killing ur stars as a lady. I love u Mr Ezekiel Umaru.