Thursday, July 8, 2021

Confirmed case of Delta variant of COVID-19 detected in Nigeria, says NCDC

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Thursday, said it had detected a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2.


Former South African President to Begin 15-Month Jail Sentence .


South Africa's former president, Jacob Zuma, has been admitted to Estcourt Correctional Centre in his home province Zuma was faced with a possible arrest by police if he had refused to comply with the Constitutional Court judgment The former president had attempted to challenge the 15-month jail term handed to him for contempt of court .


Bill Cosby Vows To Fight Lawsuit Alleging He Assaulted Woman At The Playboy Mansion

 Newly freed Bill Cosby has vowed to fight a civil lawsuit from a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1964.

The 83-year-old comedian had his conviction for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004 overturned because a prosecutor promised him that he wouldn’t be charged in 2005, which the court said led him to incriminate himself.


Man Sends 'I Love You' to His Wife's Male Friend Using her WhatsApp to See if She is Cheating, Gets a Reply .

 A married man who had grown suspicious that his wife may be involved in extra-marital affairs took on the task of carrying out an investigation himself He DMed one of her male friends using her WhatsApp with an 'I love you' message and got an emoji in reply Photo of the chat screenshot has sparked mixed reactions on social media with many knocking the man for having insecurity issues 




Kidnappers demand food for children seized in Nigeria school raid

 Kidnappers who abducted more than 100 students from a boarding school in Nigeria's Kaduna state warned that the children could starve unless parents supply them with food, parents and the head of the Kaduna Baptist conference said on Wednesday.


Mercy Aigbe Busts Serious Dance Moves at RMD’s 60th Birthday Party .

 Nollywood veteran, Richard Mofe-Damijo clocked 60 recently and he was celebrated by fans and colleagues on social media The actor threw a birthday party that saw a lot of Nigerian stars in attendance and from evidences online, they had a lot of fun Mercy Aigbe who also showed up at the party flaunted her dance skills as she celebrated the actor who meant a lot to her as a child .


Ikorodu Bois Share Photo of Their First-Ever Award Plaque as ‘Force of Virality’, Congratulations Roll In .

 Members of the comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, are more than excited to have been honoured as the ‘force of virality’ at the recent TrendsUp Awards The group recently took to their Instagram page with a photo showing their official award plaque Fans and supporters in the online community flooded their comment section with more congratulatory messages 


Delta Speaker congratulates Okowa at 62

 The Speaker of the Delta House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, on Thursday congratulated the state Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, on his 62-year birthday.

19-year-old Mary Enakireru emerges Anchor University’s best graduating student

 Mary Enakireru, a 19-year-old student of Anchor University Lagos, has emerged as the best graduating student for the 2019/2020 class at the institution’s maiden convocation.The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, announced this at a news conference on the activities lined up for the institution’s maiden convocation, on Thursday in Lagos.


Don Jazzy creates a platform to help fans who constantly beg him for money on social media

 Mavin Record boss, Don Jazzy has disclosed his plans of creating a strategic means to help his fans who constantly beg him for financial assistance on social media.


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Prophet TB Joshua's Lying-in-State Service Holds, Photos & Video Emerge, Many Gather .

The death of Prophet TB Joshua has been a hard one for many to swallow because of his generous acts On Thursday, July 8, the lying-in-state service of the famous cleric took place in Lagos as many people gathered to pay their respect Videos and photos of the service went viral immediately they hit the internet as well-wishers had things to say .


Throwback: 5 Old Pictures of Ex-President Obasanjo Showing He's Nigeria's Good Ambassador

 Nigeria's history will not be complete without ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo's name occupying a prominent space. The Ebora of Owu as he is fondly called served as Nigeria’s military ruler between 1976 and 1979, and as a civilian president between 1999 and 2007. Here are five old pictures of the former president showing he is Nigeria's good ambassador.


Bobrisky Causes Traffic – Flaunts Post Surgery Body in Sheer Bikini

Popular Nigerian transgender celebrity Bobrisky has sent social media into a frenzy after showing off her post-surgery body in a sheer bikini.Bobrisky wants you and I to see what her alleged sugar daddy’s money has paid for – a more feminine looking body.


Paul Okoye celebrates his twins

Popular singer, Paul Okoye, better known as Rudeboy alongside his wife celebrate the birthday of their beloved twins, Nadia and Nathan.


Buhari felicitates Oba Omisore at 90 .

 President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Olu of Ayepe-Olode in Osun State, His Royal Majesty, Oba David Olajide Omisore, as he clocks the age of 90.

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King Sunny Ade and His Band Wow American Audience, Perform on the Dennis Miller Show in 1992 .

Music executive Bankulli Osha has taken Nigerians on social media on a trip down memory lane The talent manager shared epic throwback videos of King Sunny Ade’s appearance on the Dennis Miller Show in 1992 and another showing his interview with a UK TV station Bankulli went on to give credit to the legendary musician who spent years spreading the gospel of African music way before others .


Actress, Yetunde Bakare celebrates her birthday with adorable photos

 Nollywood actress, Yetunde Bakare has taken to social media to share some cute photos of herself as she celebrates her birthday today.


Davido Pens Emotional Tribute To Obama DMW

 DMW head, David Adeleke, alias Davido has finally broken his silence about the death of his road manager and friend, Obama DMW.


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Gedoni Ekpata celebrates two years of meeting wife, Khafi

 BBNaija ‘Pepper Dem’ Season 4 star, Gedoni Ekpata has celebrated two years of meeting his former housemate, now better half, Khafi Kareem Ekpata.

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Ini Edo Celebrates 20 Years In Nollywood

 Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, has celebrated 20 years of being in the Nigerian film industry.The multiple award-winning actress and filmmaker penned a note of appreciation and reflection on how far she has come since she started acting as a teenager via her Instagram page.


Ciara Delighted As She Celebrates 5th Wedding Anniversary With Hubby .

 American R&B singer Ciara and her hubby Russell Wilson marked their fifth anniversary in Venice, Italy The I Bet hitmaker shared the lovely photos on her social media platforms and showered her kids' dad with love as the two celebrated their love story Her fans also wished them well and congratulated them for staying married for five years and hoped the two will keep growing in love .


Wizkid Announces “Made In Lagos” Tour Of North America


Following the chart-topping success of his 2020 album “Made In Lagos”, Wizkid is set to go on a tour of North America.


Russia Moves To Shoot First Film In Space Ahead Of Tom Cruise And Musk

 Six decades after Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth, earning Moscow a key win in the Cold War, Russia is again in a space race with Washington.


Actor, Gideon Okeke and wife, Chidera welcome baby boy

 Nollywood movie star, Gideon Okeke and his wife, Chidera are definitely in a happy mood as they welcome a bouncing baby boy.


Ogun Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing Law

Henceforth in Ogun State, a three-year jail term without an option of fine awaits anyone or group of persons who rear, herd or graze livestock in any part of the state except within the permitted ranches.The provision is contained in a Bill passed into law by the Ogun State House of Assembly, which is awaiting Governor Dapo Abiodun’s assent.


Nearly Half Of Miss Mexico Contestants Test Positive For Coronavirus

 The health secretary for the northern Mexico border state of Chihuahua, Eduardo Fernandez Herrera, said 14 out of 32 contestants tested positive for the virus.One other person who was not taking part in the competition also contracted COVID-19.


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Thousands Sign Petition To Stop Consumption Of Dog Meat In Nigeria

 Titled “stop Nigeria's barbaric dog meat industry,” the petition seeks a ban and shutdown of the dog meat trade industry in Nigeria. As at the time of this report, the petition which was filed on petition website,, has gather over 9000 signatures.

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Court admits ex-JAMB Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde to N200m bail

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, admitted Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to a bail in the sum of N200 million with two sureties.

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Legendary Bollywood Actor Dilip Kumar Dies Aged 98

 Indian actor and film producer, Dilip Kumar, who is popularly known as the ‘Tragedy King’ of Bollywood has died. He was 98.


PSC promotes 167 senior Nigerian police officers, drops Magu

 The Police Service Commission has confirmed the acting appointments of three Deputy Inspectors General of Police. The Commission also approved the promotion of twenty four Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police.


Zicsaloma, Mama Tobi, others lambasted for cross dressing

 Movie director Brenda Uphopho has lashed out at Instagram comedians and skit makers, Zicsaloma, Mama Tobi and others for exploiting the feminine form by portraying themselves as women.

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World Smallest Cow, Rani, Born In Bangladesh

 Thousands of people are defying a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh to see Rani, a 51 centimetre, 20 inches tall cow whose owners claim it is the world’s smallest.


Dakore clinches new endorsement deal with Samsung

 Film star, Dakore Egbuson-Akande has clinched a new endorsement deal with Samsung Nigeria.Egbuson-Akande was recently unveiled as the electronic brand’s ambassador.

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Watch actress Uche Jombo and son, Matthew profess their love for each other

 In what seems to be one of the finest videos making rounds on the social media space lately, popular Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo and her son, Matthew has been spotted professing their tremendous love for each other.


Emotions As England Pay Tribute to Christian Eriksen Moments Before Semifinal Clash vs Denmark .

 Christian Eriksen collapsed during Denmark’s opening fixture at the Euro 2020 against Finland but was revived on the pitch The world has continued to show their solidarity with the Inter Milan midfielder as he continues his recovery Just before England’s semifinal clash against Denmark, the Three Lions presented a signed shirt to the former Tottenham star .


Nigerian Governor Comes Down From His Vehicle at Night, Joins Traffic Wardens to Control Traffic .

 Governor Dapo Abiodun made news on Wednesday, July 7, as he joined traffic wardens in his state to ease congestion The development happened while the governor was returning home from his office after the day's work Mixed reactions trailed his act, while many praised him, others said he should replicate the same effort in other parts of the state .


Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Buhari presides over virtual FEC meeting


EURO 2020 Semi-Finals Highlights: Italy beat Spain 4-2 on penalties, book final spot

 Jorginho converted the decisive penalty kick to give Italy a 4-2 shootout win over Spain and a spot in the European Championship final. The midfielder took a trademark hop at the end of his runup before rolling the ball into the bottom corner.

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Buhari decorates new COAS with Lt. Gen

 President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Farouk Yahaya, with the Lieutenant-General rank at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Bobrisky pays N300k for a fan’s medical bills, also pledges to give one bag of rice

 Instagram sensation, Bobrisky has shown a receipt of a fan that he has blessed by paying up for her medical bills as he also promises to send a bag of rice.


Customs intercepts Tramadol, Indian Hemp worth N100m in Enugu .

 The federal operation unit (A), Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted tramadol and other banned items worth N100 million in Enugu State in the last three months.