Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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Saudi Arabia: FG to receive 802 Nigerian deportees

 The Federal Government, has said that a total number of 802 Nigerians will arrive Abuja on Thursday (today) and Friday. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, in a statement issued in Abuja, said the returnees will arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja

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I won’t apologise for 2010 World Cup goal miss – Aiyegbeni

Former Super Eagles striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has declared he won’t apologise to Nigerians over the open goal he missed during the 2010 FIFA World Cup Group B match between Nigeria and South Korea.

The Nation

Police burst ‘baby factory’ in Anambra, nab 10 suspects, rescue 5 babies

 The Police Command in Anambra says it has uncovered a ‘baby factory’ where young girls are being impregnated and their babies sold by human traffickers.

The Nation

Millions lost as fire razes 70 shops in Lagos

 Goods and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed on Tuesday as fire gutted Alade Market and a residential building in the Shomolu area of Lagos.

The Nation

Nigeria seizes pangolin scales bound for Vietnam

 Nigeria has seized pangolin scales and tusks and bones from endangered species allegedly bound for export to Vietnam, a senior customs official said Wednesday.


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Kate Middleton Has a Direct Line to the Queen to "Check In On Her"

 Kate Middleton and the Queen have a "fantastic relationship," royal expert Duncan Larcombe recently told okay!In fact, the pair regularly speak on the phone, with the Cambridge kids a regular topic of conversation—and Kate has a direct line straight to the monarch.

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Jeff Bezos wants his girlfriend's brother to cover $1.7 million in legal fees after he unsuccessfully sued Bezos for defamation

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is seeking over $1.7 million from his girlfriend's brother, Michael Sanchez, to cover legal fees he incurred as a result of Sanchez's unsuccessful defamation lawsuit.


Lizzo Continues to Be a Beacon of Positivity and Self-Love With Her Latest Instagram


Lizzo is the queen of self-love anthems and mantras. In songs like "Good as Hell" and "Water Me," she sings about self-confidence and being her own inspiration and throughout the pandemic, she's even led several meditations via Instagram focused on self-centering and self-care.

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Pakistani suspect admits to role in Daniel Pearl’s beheading

After 18 years of denial, the Pakistani suspect convicted and later acquitted in the 2002 beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl has told a court he played a “minor" role in the killing, the Pearl family lawyer said Wednesday.


WWE: After a 6-month hiatus, Charlotte Flair is refreshed and rejuvenated

 Charlotte Flair didn’t know she needed a break, so in some ways, her recent time off was a blessing in disguise.

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Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims


The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts' determination that a half-dozen claims were credible and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behavior.


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1st private space crew paying $55M each to fly to station

 The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket.


Tears of joy as grateful residents give jobless cleaner a 4-bedroom apartment .

 One good deed deserves another. Rosa, a cleaner who works in the US, has grateful residents to thank for her new spacious home. 


Joe Biden to put image of black woman who escaped slavery on $20 note after Trump refused to do it .

 The $20 note will now be adorned with the image of a 19th century abolitionist and political activist, Harriet Tubman .


Pastor's wife accused of sleeping with Apostle Suleman finally breaks her silence .

 The Omega Fire Ministries International is being rocked by allegations of an extramarital affair between the general overseer and a pastor's wife .


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Robber reportedly drives off Ludacris' car as rapper used ATM in Atlanta

 Rapper Ludacris' car was reportedly stolen while he was using an ATM in Atlanta. The incident took place on Monday, January 25.


Fast-rising rapper 6 Dogs reportedly dead at 21, fans mourn .

 Atlanta-based rapper, Chase Amick, better known as 6 Dogs, is reportedly dead  The young rapper is said to have passed on at age 21 according to multiple reports Fans, colleagues and friends of the rapper took to social media to mourn him .


US defence lawyers dump Hushpuppi as Nigerian man fights for his freedom .

 Gal Pissetzky and Vicki Podberesky have applied to withdraw from Hushpuppi's case as the Nigerian man remains in detention over internet fraud charges 


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Nigerian mum sends son delicious meal, touching letter as peace offering after offending him .

 A young Nigerian man on Twitter, @omokehinde, has shared his interesting encounter with his mother . @Omokehinde’s mother sent him a meal package and apology letter after offending him . Nigerians on social media seem to be impressed at the woman’s efforts .


FG finally orders MTN, Glo, others to provide NIN for subscribers as deadline approaches .

 FG has given a fresh update on NIN registration by subscribers . The director-general of NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, said the telcos have been licensed to provide NIN . Aziz made the disclosure on Tuesday, January 26, while speaking on the crowd at NIMC centres 


Fear as Governor Ortom's COVID-19 test result returns positive .

 There was palpable fear in Benue state as the latest result of Governor Samuel Ortom's COVID-19 test came back positive. 


Tuesday, January 26, 2021

COVID-19:Global Alert


The most mysterious place on Earth :Magnetic Hill, New Brunswick, Canada

 Cars roll backwards and, apparently, upwards after driving to the bottom of this so-called “magnetic hill” in Moncton, New Brunswick. But it isn’t actually defying the laws of gravity. It’s one of several hills around the globe where what looks like an uphill incline is, in fact, part of a larger downhill incline. It's an optical illusion because there’s no view of the horizon for perspective.


Meet Nigeria’s new Service Chiefs

 President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja Tuesday.

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Washington’s Jennifer King To Become First Black Woman Full-Time NFL Coach

 The Washington Football Team‘s season may be over but they’re still making major moves! First reported by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, WFT intern Jennifer King is set to be the first Black woman to be a full-time coach in the NFL .

Protesters Demand Justice After Tacoma Cop Shown On Video Driving Over People At ‘Street Race’

 More than 100 protesters gathered Sunday night to demand justice about 24 hours after stunning video footage went viral showing a police vehicle surrounded by pedestrians, speeding through the crowd and appearing to drive over several people in Washington State.

FG announces final deadline for NIN registration, blocking of SIM cards .

 NCC said there is no going back on the February 9 deadline . The commission, however, expressed satisfaction with Nigerians' impressive response" . According to NCC, 47.8 million NINs have been collected by the telecoms operators .


Folorunsho Alakija out as Forbes releases list of 18 African billionaires, see Dangote's position .

 Dangote still leads Africa's billionaire pack, according to Forbes 2021 Africa's billionaires' ranking . The business magnate sits at the top of the annual listing for the 10th straight time . Mike Adenuga, Abdul Samad Rabiu are the other two Nigeria's that made it to the top 10 .




Tragedy as 4 players and 1 top club official die in a plane crash .

 Palmas, a Serie D Brazilian side were scheduled to take on Vila Nova on Monday night, January 25, in a cup competition . However, the weekend tragedy has seen the tie postponed even as tributes keep pouring in .


Ondo Pastor ‘buys’ baby for N10,000

 An Ondo- based Pastor identified as Olawale but popularly called Eri Aditu has helped to save a day old baby in the Ondo West Local Government area by offering to buy the baby for N10,000.

The Nation

BBNaija’s Dorathy Vacations In Dubai

 First runner-up of BBNaija Lockdown season, Dorathy Bachor has been spotted having a good time on her vacation in Dubai.


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Angelina Jolie's Skinny Jeans and Boots Go Together Like PB&J

 Our readers always want to know about the most stylish boots of the year, so we regularly dish out a ton of recommendations every fall and winter.

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Kiddwaya breaks hearts as he reveals he is already married

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Terseer Waya, popularly known as Kiddwaya has revealed that he is already married.


Tom Brady, 43, Sweetly Hugs His Son Jack,13, To Celebrate Going To His 10th Super Bowl.

Tom Brady 43, shared the most heartfelt moment with his son Jack, 13, after clinching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers victory that sends them to Super Bowl 55.

Hollywood Life

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I’m a Fulani man, but it makes no sense for cows to be roaming the streets in 2021” – Adamu Garba

 Nigeria’s former Presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba has said it makes no sense for cows to be roaming the streets of Nigeria.


Nigerian Actor Dan Nkoloagu Dies At Age 83

 Veteran film star, Dan Nkoloagu, who was popular for acting “Native Doctor” roles in movies, has reportedly passed on.


”I Would Be A Trader If I Wasn’t Doing Music” – DJ Cuppy

 Popular entertainer, Florence Otedola, alias DJ CUPPY, has revealed some interesting details about her life. This is in a new video captioned “how well do you know me?” which she shared on her Instagram page.


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