Month: July 2021

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Sports

OLYMPICS 2020: Tobi Amusan qualifies for the Women’s 100m Hurdles

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has qualified for the semi-final of the women’s 100m Hurdles at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a dominant race in Heat 3. She clocked a time of 12.72 (+1.4) seconds over Jamaica’s Yanique Thompson who finished second in 12.7 secs. Poland’s Pia Skrzyszowska ran a personal best 12.75 to place third and also qualify for the semi-finals which are scheduled for Sunday. 24-year-old African champion had reached […]

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Entertainment

Nollywood mourns as Popular Actress, Rachael Oniga dies at 64

Popular Nollywood actress, Rachael Oniga,passed away last night, July 30th. Her son, Olatunji, confirmed the death of the actress to a reliable source on Saturday. According to Olatunji, his mother died on Friday night around 10pm. “She passed last night around 10pm. She had malaria and typhoid,” he said. Racheal Oniga was born  on May 23, 1957. She started acting as a career in 1993. Her first movie was the […]

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News

ABUJA: Five NYSC corpers died in fatal accident.

Five National Youth Service Corps members lost their lives in a crash on the Abaji-Kwali Expressway in Abuja.   The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, who confirmed the incident said the fatal motor accident occurred around 2am on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, along the Abaji/Kwali Expressway.   Photos of the deceased have emerged. They are said to be graduates of the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom […]

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News

Abba Kyari admits to have arrested one of Hushpuppi fraud’s associates

The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari has described people calling for his arrest and detention in the United States, over an alleged bribe he took from internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, as ‘bad belle Nigerians’. He said: “If FBI wants to hear from somebody working with any Government, they will send letter to the Government of that Country. Am sure that letter too can be fabricated […]

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Sports

WORLD CUP: Super Eagles’ to host Liberia in Lagos on September 3

Super Eagles, Nigeria’s National Football team, will host Liberia in Lagos on September 3 for their qualifying schedule for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. It was gathered that the second round qualifying fixtures were released on Thursday, July 29. The three-time African champions would again travel to Cape Verde on September 7. The Super Eagles play a double-header against the Central African Republic (CAR) between October 6 and 12. […]

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Entertainment

Popular highlife musician, Feladey, Dies

Nigerian music industry has been thrown into mourning following the demise of the Veteran highlife musician, Felix Odey, better known as Feladey died at wee hours on Thursday. According to reports, news of his death was announced by his family to the public on Thursday, July 29. It was gathered that the musician who popularised Rex Lawson’s ‘Sawale’ in the 90s and the subsequent single, ‘Band Boys’ had a fever […]

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Entertainment

Singer Temmie Ovwasa opens up about being a Lesbian

Temmie Ovwasa popularly known as YBNL princess, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and artist. She signed a record deal with YBNL Nation in August 2015 but left the label in 2020 after having a disagreement with the label owner Olamide. She was born on November 29, 1996 in Ilorin, Kwara state to a father from Delta state and mother from osun state. The young singer took to her blog to […]

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Politics

2023 PRESIDENCY: Details Of Atiku And Wike Discussions In Port Harcourt Unfold

More truth have unfold concerning the reconciliatory meeting between former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The two leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) agreed to put their differences aside and work for the benefit of the PDP ahead of the 2023 general elections. It was gathered that, Atiku, the 2019 presidential candidate of the PDP, and Wike, the Rivers State Governor were not on good terms over […]

todayJuly 30, 2021

National

APC Governors Hold Emergency Meeting over Court judgement in Ondo and Yobe

All Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  will today, Friday, hold an emergency meeting in Abuja over the ruling of the Supreme Court. It was gathered that Supreme Court judgment on the Ondo State governorship election involving Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and Eyitayo Jegede had attracted controversy. Judges at the Apex Court had reportedly unanimously agreed that it was illegal for Mai Mala Buni to be the governor of […]

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