Friday, May 28, 2021

Nigeria records 45 new COVID-19 infections, total now 166,191.

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 45 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 166,191.The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.“45 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;Lagos-27, Rivers-14, Kaduna-2, Jigawa-1, Ekiti-1.”


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BBNaija’s Laycon given a heroic reception as he arrives in Liberia

 Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Laycon has arrived in Liberia for a meet and greet with fans and lovers, a move that excites them.

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Florida girl Tristyn Bailey, 13, was stabbed 114 times in premeditated attack by 14-year-old classmate

 A 14-year-old Florida boy was charged Thursday with first-degree murder, accused of stabbing 13-year-old classmate Tristyn Bailey 114 times and leaving her mutilated body in a wooded area earlier this month.

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John Davis, Voice Behind Milli Vanilli Duo Dead At 66

 John Davis, known as one of the studio voices behind the duo Milli Vanilli, has died of coronavirus at the age of 66.

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Youtuber Arrested For Flying Dog With Helium Balloon

 Delhi Police Thursday arrested 27-year-old Gaurav Sharma, a YouTube content creator, for animal cruelty after a video showed his dog floating in the air with helium balloons strapped to his back.

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Champions League Final: Ilkay Gundogan Gives Manchester City Injury Scare

 Manchester City's top scorer this season, Ilkay Gundogan, suffered an injury in training the day before the Champions League final

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U.K. drug dealer caught by police after posting picture of cheese

A drug dealer in the English city of Liverpool thought he was the big cheese — until police got all the evidence they needed to arrest him from a picture he shared of himself holding a small block of creamy Stilton. 

AP

Plague of ravenous, destructive mice tormenting Australians

 At night, the floors of sheds vanish beneath carpets of scampering mice. Ceilings come alive with the sounds of scratching. One family blamed mice chewing electrical wires for their house burning down.

AP

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Diddy Shares Throwback Photo Jennifer Lopez Amid Her Reunion With Ben Affleck

 Veteran American rapper, Sean Love Combs, formerly known as Puff Daddy, better known as Diddy, has posted a throwback photo of himself and Jennifer Lopez.

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Singer Waje Spotted Showing Off Dance Moves With Daughter

igerian music diva, Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje, has been spotted having a good time showing off her dance moves with her grown up daughter, Emerald Iruobe.The songstress and actress took to her Twitter page to share the short clip of herself and her daughter dancing at a party.

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Great Drama on Wedding Day As Groom Is Blindfolded, Asked to Pick His Wife Among Beautiful Ladies

 A groom was put in a tight spot by being asked to select which of the many ladies presented to him was his wife . His eyes were completely covered and he was given the chance to find his wife by checking only the hand of the contestants . In the end, he was successful but social media users have been suggesting there was a trick at play .

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26 bodies recovered in Niger boat accident

 Police in Niger have confirmed that 26 bodies have been recovered after a boat with 150 passengers capsized on Wednesday in Tungan Mairakumi village of Burgo Local Government Area of the state.

The Nation

Voice Of Disney’s ‘Sebastian the Crab’ Dies At Age 72

 Samuel E. Wright, the South Carolina native who famously voiced “Sebastian the Crab” in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” and had an acting career spanning five decades, died this week. He was 72.

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DJ Spinall Celebrates Son

 Popular Nigerian disc jockey, Oluseye Desmond Sodamola, alias DJ Spinall, has celebrated his son, Mofetoluwa Asher on Children’s Day.

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Repentant bandits surrender 203 firearm to Zamfara Govt

 The Zamfara Government has said that repentant bandits have surrendered 203 sophisticated firearm, under the state government peace accord.

The Nation

Nike AXED football superstar Neymar from £79MILLION deal .

 Nike have announced they sacked Neymar last year after he 'refused to cooperate' in an internal sexual assault investigation involving himself and an employee.

Daily Mail

Howard University Renames College Of Fine Arts After Alumnus Chadwick Boseman

 It’s rare to have a star like the late Chadwick Boseman. One that still shines so bright even after their passing. Chadwick’s spirit has continued to live through the amazing art that he has left with all of us. The respect that has from fans and stars alike is why he will always be legendary.

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Here's The Most Stylish Oscar Dress The Year You Were Born


 The first-ever Oscars began in 1929, and almost 100 years later it's still happening! (Even if the Academy is still snubbing women and diverse nominees, but that's a whole other issue.) With nine decades worth of red carpets, that means there have been SO many stylish dresses and gowns that have graced them.

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Throwback: US Rapper Jay Z Turbaned As Serikin Waka of Ilorin During Visit With Beyonce .

 An IG page called Yoruba blog has shared an interesting post about a time when popular American rapper Shawn Corey Carter, professionally known as Jay Z, visited Nigeria with his superstar wife Beyonce

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Oscars Delayed By A Month As Pandemic Rules Extended

 The Oscars have been postponed for a second consecutive year, and relaxed eligibility rules allowing films to skip film theaters will be kept in place due to the pandemic, the Academy said Thursday.

TheGuardian

Dorathy reveals date for BBNaija lockdown reunion show

 Ex-BBNaija housemate Dorathy Bachor has revealed the official date for the premiering of the BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown reunion show.

The Nation

Throwback: Old Photo of President Buhari as a Young Man Dancing with "White Lady" Barefooted Stirs Reactions .

An old photo of Nigeria's president at his youthful age has surfaced on the internet and has set social media buzzing . In the image, young Buhari was seen dancing with a white lady barefooted as other women looked on . Many gushed about the rare image just as others argued that he was more sociable in his youth than he is now .

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Jeff Bezos' incomprehensible wealth


 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he will step down as CEO later this year and transition to the role of executive chair, where he will be focusing on "new products and early initiatives." He will be replaced by Andy Jassy. 

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See The Front Page Of Today's Sun Newspaper On The Retirement Of 45 Army Generals With The Emergence Of New Army Chief-Get A Copy


 

Burna Boy, Wizkid and Diamond Platnumz lead African nominations at 2021 BET Awards

 The BET Awards 2021 nominees have been announced with African heavyweights Wizkid, Burnaboy and Diamond Platnumz scoring three nominations in the best international act category.This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and black excellence across music, television, film, and sports.

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2-Year-Old Becomes Youngest American Mensa Member with IQ of 146


 Kashe Quest, a 2-year-old in Los Angels, has become the youngest member of American Mensa after scoring an IQ of 146. That’s right, her IQ is 146!

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Prince Harry Cops Urgently Tried to Wake Harry ... With News of Prince Philip's Death

 

It's unclear if Harry's ringer was turned off or whether he and Meghan were just sound sleepers, but no one answered. After repeated attempts, the Embassy rep called the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Dept. and asked if an officer could go to Harry's Montecito estate to inform him the Embassy was urgently trying to reach him.

TMZ

Late comedienne, Ada Jesus laid to rest amid tears

 Late comedienne, Mmesoma Mercy Obi popularly known as Ada Jesus has finally been laid to rest after dying of chronic kidney disease.

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The most mysterious places on Earth :Area 51, Nevada, USA

It’s the world’s most secretive airport and synonymous with conspiracy theories. This still-operational Air Force facility, known as Area 51, drew attention during its Cold War-era aircraft testing, spawning rumours of sinister experiments, a staged moon landing and a lab run by aliens. Entering the base is strictly forbidden (not to mention impossible).


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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Lauren London Reflects on Rebuilding After Losing ‘Love Of My Life’ Nipsey Hussle

 







Lauren London's most recent acting role was this year’s action film Without Remorse, in which she

starred opposite Michael B. Jordan’s character John Clark, as his wife, Pam Kelly.

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Kim Kardashian Addresses Rumor That She Hooked Up With Travis Barker

 

Kim Kardashian says a “false narrative” is being circulated about her and Travis Barker, the remarkably prolific drummer who’s currently dating her sister.

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Thirty bodies found after boat accident in Kebbi state



 


At least 30 bodies have been pulled from a river where a boat carrying more than 150 passengers sank in Nigeria.Authorities said only 20 people were rescued when the ferry travelling between Niger state and Kebbi state in the north-west broke in two.

BBC NEWS

Bill Cosby's petition for parole denied after he refuses therapy


The Pennsylvania Parole Board has turned down comedian Bill Cosby's petition to be released from a 10-year prison sentence for aggravated indecent assault, citing his refusal to participate in a therapy program for sexually violent predators.

REUTERS

German scientists identify possible cause of vaccine blood clots

 Scientists in Germany believe they have discovered why the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines cause potentially fatal blood clots in rare cases, and claim the issue can be fixed with a minor adjustment.

The Telegraph

Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby top BET Award nominations

 Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby are the prom queen and king of the 2021 BET Awards.The chart-topping rappers each scored seven nominations at the show airing live on June 27 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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STRANGE! Women In Haiti Have S*x Inside The Pool Of Blood Of A Sacrificed Animal

 In the Western part of the world, Voodoo practice is associated with invoking the images of animal sacrifices, magical dolls, and chanted spells. The kind of voodoo practiced in Haiti and by the black diaspora in the United States, South America, and Africa is a religion based on ancestral spirits and patron saints. Worshippers are dressed in white as they sacrifice goats and cows and smear themselves with the blood. 

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Simi Set To Release New Album


Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simisola Ogunleye Kosoko, alias Simi, is set to release a new album soon.

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Singer Patoranking celebrates 31st birthday in style

Popular singer, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patorankingis a year older today as he marks his 31st birthday in style.

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It’s Difficult For Divorced Women In Nigeria To Find Competent Men – Laura Ikeji

Nigerian fashionista and brand influencer, Laura Ikeji has lamented over the difficulty in finding a competent man as a divorced woman living in Nigeria.

INFORMATIONNIGERIAN

Nigerian Politicians Are The Ones Giving Guns To Bandits – Seun Kuti


 The youngest son of Fela Kuti, Seun Kuti has declared that Nigerian politicians are the ones giving guns to bandits.The son of the late Afrobeat icon said this in a videoclip sighted on social media.

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Customs hands over banned drugs worth N22m to NDLEA

 The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Kebbi has handed over siezed 632kg of Indian hemp and 199 sachets of 1,000 pieces each of five milligrams of Diazapam tablets to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

The nation

Buhari Appoints New Chief Of Army Staff, Major-General Yahaya

 President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.This is coming almost a week after the former occupant of the seat, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru passed away in a plane crash alongside 10 other military officers in Kaduna.

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Bobrisky opens up on forthcoming surgery-“I’m really scared and nervous”

 Controversial brand influencer, Bobrisky opens up on the fear that gripped his mind and soul ahead of his body enhancement surgery.

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Southern, Northern Kaduna seek split of state at constitution review hearing

 Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) on Wednesday disclosed that the predominantly Christians, Non-Hausa/Fulani Southern part of Kaduna state and its rival Northern Muslim Hausa/Fulani dominated part of Northern Kaduna, have agreed for the split of Kaduna State into two new states.

The Nation