Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tokyo Olympics to Cost Extra $1.9 Billion, Yomiuri Says

 The organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics estimated the additional costs for postponing the events to the summer of 2021 to be about 200 billion yen ($1.9 billion), the Yomiuri newspaper reported.


Man Who Chopped Off His Ears To Look Like His Parrots

Bankers Ted Richard is a man from Britain who opted to chop off his ears to look like his parrots. The man has 110 tattoos, 50 piercings and a split tongue.To look more similar to his parrots,he had synthetic lumps inserted under the skin on the side of his head.

Opera News

43 farmers killed in Zabamari buried

 At least 43 rice farmers and fisherman have been brutally slaughtered and beheaded by suspected Islamist militants in Nigeria.The workers had been tied up and had their throats slit in the horrific attack in Borno state, with up to 70 people feared dead. 

Daily Mail 

Nigerian government given N81 million bill to cut Abuja stadium grass – minister

 The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government was given a bill of N81 million to cut the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.


Bay Area Rapper Lil Yase Shot Dead at 25 Mysterious Circumstances

 Lil Yase -- an up-and-coming Bay Area rapper -- was shot and killed this weekend in what amounts to a mysterious murder with no explanation thus far ... TMZ has learned.


David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies aged 85

 British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died aged 85, his management company announced Sunday.

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Social media reacts as lady gets N500k gift from stranger .

 A Nigerian lady on Twitter has got people talking on the social media platform after she was gifted N500,000 by a random tweep  . The lady with the handle @Temmmmssss took to her page to tweet that she needed N500,000 and a random tweep slid into her DM to make her wish come through.


NBA Moves Kobe Bryant’s Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony To May 2021

 The NBA announced Saturday that it has set the date to celebrate its new Hall of Fame inductees, including the late Kobe Bryant.


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Papa Bouba Diop, former Senegal star, dies at age 42 after battling unknown illness .

 Papa Bouba Diop has been confirmed dead at age 42. The Senegalese scored the stunner against France in their opening group game at the 2002 World Cup . Diop was said to have battled an unknown illness for sometime before eventually passing on .


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Kogi first lady thanks Davido for buying her kids gifts .

 The first lady of Kogi state, Rashida Yahaya Bello, has penned down an appreciation note to DMW boss, Davido . The first lady took to her Instagram page to express her gratitude to the singer for buying her children gifts - According to Rashida, Davido showered her kids with love which made them excited .




Queen Elizabeth's Christmas bubble

New rules in the UK, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, prohibit more than three households celebrating together so Queen Elizabeth has been forced to call off her usual large family gathering.


Photos of mother and daughter get reactions, mum looks younger than her age .


A set of mother-daughter pictures have become the centre of trending conversations on Twitter . People commended the beauty of the mother and how young she looks beside her actress daughter . There were others who said the young looks of the mother could be as a result of good genes.


TCN confirms national grid collapse, apologises to Nigerians

 The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed that the nation’s electricity grid experienced multiple trippings on Sunday morning, which led to the collapse of the system.

Daily Post

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Man Vows Not To Eat Until Nigeria Gets Better

 A Nigerian man has taken to social media with a placard stating that he will never eat again until Nigeria gets better.


Meet a Man Who is a Friend to Bees

Nature M.S from Kerala in India has been companions with the honey bees since he was 7 years of age. Nature said he was acquainted with the honey bees by his dad. 

Daily Mirror

Police arrest drunk inspector in Abuja

 The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Police Command has arrested an Inspector, who was seen to be drunk in a viral video on social media.

The Nation

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Mike Tyson Fights to Draw with Roy Jones Jr. ... What a Performance!!!

Meet 26-year-old Chinese guy bedridden for life after he sold his kidney to buy an iPhone and iPad

 A few years back a 17 year old kid from China, Wang Shangkun, sold his right kidney to buy an Apple iPad and iPhone.

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Gospel singer, Tope Alabi’s daughter, Ayomikun in paternity scandal as another man claims to be her biological father

 A man identified as Mayegun Olaoye has claimed to be the biological father of Tope Alabi’s daughter, Ayomikun.


How To Attract God’s Blessings’, Davido Reveals

 Nigerian Afro-beat singer, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has revealed the secret to attracting God’s blessings and goodness.


Friday, November 27, 2020

Uncirculated gold American Eagle becomes latest item to sell out

 First-day sales Nov. 19 for the Uncirculated 2020-W American Eagle gold $50 coin totaled 97 percent of the maximum number of coins available.

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Gunmen kill Ondo Monarch

 Suspected kidnappers have killed a first class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Oluifon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi.

The Nation

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Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Funeral Worker Sacked for Taking Selfie with Body

 A funeral worker tasked with preparing Diego Maradonna's body for the soccer legend's wake is out of a job ... after posing with the body for a disgusting selfie.


Naira continues further slide

 The naira depreciated against the dollar across the official and parallel markets yesterday with many pundits predicting further decline of the national currency.

The Nation

Asylum-seeking school pupil who claims to be 15 but is BALDING and 'looks 40' disappears from lessons after half-term

A school pupil who claims to be 15 but looks 40 and has a receding hairline has disappeared from classes after October half-term, parents claimed today.

Daily Mail 

Napoli President backs renaming stadium after Maradona

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis says it would be “right” to rename the club’s stadium in honour of club legend Diego Maradona following his death on Wednesday.

The Nation

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Former NBA lottery pick saw wave of Nigerian players coming

 Fifteen years after Ike Diogu was a first-round NBA draft pick, Nigerians are setting records.Diogu was the lone Nigerian-American among a group of international players selected back in 2005. This year, a whole starting five and then some could be built from all the picks with Nigerian ties.


Hijab-wearing model Halima Aden says she is quitting fashion shows after being forced to compromise her religious beliefs

 Halima Aden, one of the first high-profile models to wear a hijab, has announced that she will no longer walk fashion runway shows, citing religious grounds. 


Bruce Lee would be 80 today: the story of his life and untimely death

Jun Fan (Bruce) Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in San Francisco,california. At the time, his father, a Chinese opera star, was on tour in the United States. The family moved back to Hong Kong in 1941.

Nigerian playboy rocks up at wedding with 6 pregnant girlfriends. And yes, he claims they’re all his

 How do you attract attention when walking into a crowded room? Bring along all your heavily-pregnant girlfriends and announce you’re the bIt might sound extra, but Mike Eze-Nwalie Nwogu did exactly this when attending a celebrity wedding in Nigeria earlier this week.


Teacher allegedly beats student to death for not answering a Math question in a school in Lagos

 A secondary school teacher allegedly beat one of his students to death for not answering a Math question in a school in Ikorodu, Lagos.


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Customs seizes N139.7m contraband

 The strike force of the Nigeria Customs Service, Zone B, has seized assorted contraband and counterfeit goods valued at N139.7 million.The seizures were made in various border locations in the northern states of the country, officials said.

The Nation

Navy promotes 203 senior officers

 The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 203 naval officers to various senior ranks.

A statement on Thursday in Abuja by the Director of Naval Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, announced the promotions.

The Nation

College student, 23, is jailed for nine years for raping 15-year-old girl he met on the internet and took back to his lodgings

A college student from Oxford who raped a 15-year-old girl he met on the internet after taking her to his lodgings, was starting a nine-year jail sentence today.

Daily Mail

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Robin Givens Is 56 Today

 Robin Simone Givens is an American model and actress. She is also a pre-medical graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. Givens landed her breakthrough role of Darlene Merriman in the ABC sitcom Head of the Class in 1986, and remained on the series for its 5-year duration.

Young boy hawking sachet water gets scholarship, house, business for mom after stranger shared video of him online

 One Chimezie Okeke has narrated how he changed the life of a young boy selling sachet water after sharing a video of him online.


Buhari celebrates Prof. Gambari at 76, says he’s a remarkable international civil servant

 President Muhammadu Buhari has described his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, as “a remarkable public servant who has put his vast experience and knowledge to the service of the world.”


England Cuts 14-day Quarantine to Five Days for Travelers With Negative Test Results

 Despite the spike in coronavirus cases, England announced a new policy cutting the mandatory quarantine period by more than half.