Month: December 2018

Funke Akindele and husband welcome a set of twins.

What a wonderful way to end theyear. Talented actress, FunkeAkindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed ‘JJC Skillz’ Bello have reportedlywelcomed a set of twins. The boys were delivered in a UK hospital recently andthe couple are reportedly back to Lagos with their bundle of joy. Funke in her Insta-story in the early hours of Saturday was full of thanks to God for giving her a new name. “Thank you Lord. Oluwa o tobi. Mo je oruko titun. Emi ti a da lewa Olorun. A ti fi oruko titun pe mi. Eyin oluwa. Thank you Jesus. Iwo loba aseda! Mo fi ogo fun o,” she...

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Controversy trails the cinema screening of Genevieve Nnaji’s lionheart movie.

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji’s globally acclaimed movie, ‘Lionheart’’s cinematic debut may be put on hold over alleged distribution issues. The star actress had announced that the movie which was acquired by world’s foremost subscription-based streaming service, Netflix on the eve of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival would be available in the cinemas from December 21st,but industry-related issues will not make that possible, her camp has alleged. A statement released on her behalf by Ugoma Adegoke, the CEO of Life House, sheds more light on the fresh controversy. “FilmOne, one of the major film...

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Manchester United caretaker manager.

Following the dismissal of Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager yesterday, the Red Devils have gotten an interim coach. Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as the club’s caretaker manager until the end of the 2018/19 season..He told the club’s official website: “Manchester United is in my heart and it’s brilliant to be coming back in this role. I’m really looking forward to working with the very talented squad we have, the staff and everyone at the club.”  As Cardiff City’s manager, he won  9 times, lost 16 times, had 5 draws in 30 games....

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Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Manchester United.

Manchester United have announced that Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect. An interim manager will be appointed until the end of the season. A statement from the club confirmed that, ‘Manchester United announces that manager Jose Mourinho has left the club with immediate effect. ‘The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future. ‘A new caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club conducts a thorough recruitment process for a new, full-time manager.’ The 55...

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Femi Otedola promises to foot actor, Victor Olaotan’s medical bills.

Business mogul and philanthropist, Femi Otedola has promised to offset the medical bills of ailing Nollywood actor, Victor Olaotan known for his role as Fred Ade-Williams in the television series, Tinsel who is seeking financial assistance after a ghastly accident left him bed ridden for several months. Few days ago, actress Ireti Doyle posted an update about his situation, and called for donations for her colleague. A Gofundme account was also opened on his behalf. Well, the cheering news from his quarters is that the billionnaire has sprung to his help and is already in touch with his family...

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Ballon d’Or: Football fans react as Messi is named 5th best player in the world.

Lionel Messi finished outside the Ballon d’Or top three for the first time since 2006 and football fans are having none of it. Check out some of the reactions. How can you name a whole LIONEL MESSI the 5th best player in the worldSuch DISRESPECT 🤦🏾🤦🏾Ballon D'or just bi some shit awards#Ballondor — 🇬🇭 Kwabena Shaggy 🇬🇭 (@KobbyShaggy) December 3, 2018 Lionel Messi was voted the 5th (yes, 5th) best player in the world for the Ballon d’Or award. And some people still think that FIFA isn’t corrupted. What a joke. — Ryan. 🔴 (@Vintage_Utd) December 3, 2018 I’m...

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Luka Modric ends Messi-Ronaldo Ballon d’Or duopoly.

Real Madrid And Croatia midfielder, Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, ending the decade-long duopoly over the award held by soccer greats, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He becomes the first football player in history to win: World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA Best Men’s Player, UEFA Men’s Player and the Ballon d’Or awards this year. He spoke of his intentions to remain with the Los Blancos shortly after winning the highly coveted prize on Monday evening: “I have two years left and hopefully one more [on my Madrid contract]. The club show me a lot of affection and I’d...

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Super Falcons win AWCON title for the 9th time.

Super Falcons of Nigeria are the African female Champions for the 9th time. The victorious African Queens defeated South Africa’s Bayana Bayana 4-3  in a penalty shoot-out after the game ended 0-0 for full 120 minutes. They won the title in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018 . With this latest feat, they consolidate their place as the most successful team in the...

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