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Oscar 2019: See full list of nominees

January 23, 2019 Blessing

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards, The OSCARS. Roma and The Favourite lead the pack, with 10 nominations each. See Full List of The Nominees below:                           Best {Read More..}

Nigerian news

The Trial of Shiite Leader El-Zakzaky Adjourned To March 25th

January 23, 2019 Blessing

The trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat has been adjourned to March 25th by a Kaduna State High court. El Zakzaky is currently facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of public peace. At the {Read More..}

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Sisters caught while trying to smuggle drugs into Kuje prison

January 23, 2019 Blessing

Two sisters have been arrested by officers of the Kuje Medium Security Prison in the Federal Capital Territory for attempting to smuggle substances suspected to be cannabis and Tramadol into the prison premises for an inmate identified as John Ifeanyichukwu. A statement from the FCT prisons service command spokesperson, Humphrey Chukwuedo, {Read More..}

sports

Usain Bolt has retired from football 🇯🇲

January 23, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt, frustrated in his bid to begin a post-athletics career in football has declared his “sports life over” The Jamaican, 32, spent two months training with Australian side Central Coast Mariners, but left in November after the club failed to find financial backing for a professional {Read More..}

Nigerian news

NLC Rejects the newly approved N27,000 Minimum Wage

January 23, 2019 Blessing

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the twenty-seven thousand-naira minimum wages adopted by the national council of state on Tuesday. NLC general secretary, Peter Ozo-Eson in a telephone interview with AIT said the council has no jurisdiction to determine another amount after a tripartite committee submitted its report. The NLC {Read More..}

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Cristiano Ronaldo was fined $21.6 million for tax fraud

January 22, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing on a deal. Ronaldo, holding hands with his Spanish fiancee Georgina Rodriguez, came out of the courtroom smiling, pausing to sign autographs before leaving in a {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Two days after attacking him, Obasanjo and Buhari meet

January 22, 2019 Blessing

Two days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo released a statement condemning the Buhari administration, both men have met at the Council of State meeting taking place in Abuja. It is the first time they would be meeting since the former president began to publicly criticise the Buhari administration. In a {Read More..}

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Nigerian footballers and their brother jailed for NGO fraud

January 22, 2019 Blessing

Former professional footballers Efe and Stephen Sodje, along with brother Bright, were given prison sentences for fraud last year in the U.K. The three brothers were found to have siphoned off more than £60,000 given to the Sodje Sports Foundation (SSF). They were jailed in September – Efe Sodje for {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Police confiscate 13 houses, 13 vehicles of a notorious kidnapper

January 22, 2019 Blessing

Operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have recovered 13 buildings, 10 cars, two tippers, a trailer truck and three AK-47 rifles from a notorious kidnapper, Collins Ezenwa, aka E-Money. E-Money, a dismissed policeman that had been terrorising Imo, Abia, Enugu and Rivers states, was {Read More..}

sports

Barcelona Confirm✅ Kevin-Prince Boateng Signing

January 22, 2019 Azeez Oluwafemi

Barcelona has confirmed the somewhat surprising transfer of Kevin-Prince Boateng from Sassuolo. The transfer includes an €8 million (£7m/$9m) option to buy, while Barca will pay a €2m loan fee for Boateng to feature for them the remainder of the season. The 31-year-old will be presented in late on Tuesday {Read More..}

News

SAD:Student commits suicide after loosing his iPhone

January 21, 2019 Blessing

A university student, Archie Day, 20, hanged himself in his room just hours after ‘sobbing uncontrollably’ because he had lost his iPhone, during a night of drinking. Day, 20,  who is a eenk video blogger and journalism student was so upset at the loss of the Apple iPhone after a night out {Read More..}

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Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni bans sports betting

January 21, 2019 Blessing

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has ordered his government not to issue or renew licences for sports betting firms, the country’s Finance minister David Bahati has revealed. Mr Bahati said President Museveni issued the directive because of the negative impact the betting craze has had on young people. “We have received {Read More..}