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Our top reactions to Falz’s take on fraud promotion in Nigerian music

Nigerian musician cum actor, Folarin Falana, also called Falz The Bad Guy caused a stir online yesterday after he implored his colleagues in the industry to stop glorifying fraud in their music videos. The comment which was made during an interview with HIPTV has not been taking lightly by music fans and colleagues, some of whom have vented their anger on their social media platforms The trained lawyer had said, “I feel so strongly about this because an entertainers you are a role model to many especially your fans and youths. Yet in your songs you sing and greet all...

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Alexis Sanchez reaches new milestone

Arsenal player, Alexis Sanchez has become Chile all time top scorer. The former Barcelona forward, not only netted his 38th goal for the Chilean national team, his goal was also the 400th goal in the history of the Confederations Cup. He grabbed  an early goal in Chile’s 1-1 draw against Germany at the competition. The 28 year-old who was awarded man of the match after the game is expected to decide his future at Arsenal after the club. Alexis Sanchez opens the scoring for Chile after a mistake from Mustafi. #afc pic.twitter.com/iKrBKSsqT9 — Arsenal (@AFCvideosHD_) June 22,...

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Raheem Sterling, Hector Bellerin to donate to the victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno.

         Premier League stars, Raheem Sterlin and Hector Bellerin have pledged to donate to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey residential block in North Kensington caught fire, killing more than 25 people. While Hector pledged to donate £50 to the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire for every minute he plays for Spain at the European Under-21 Championship, Raheem Sterling on Friday stated that he will donate a ‘substantial’ sum to those affected by the conflagration. Sterlin told BBC, “This is a deep and sad situation, one...

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Opinion: When You Die Your Digital Life Lives On | By: Tony Ogunlowo

We live in a world – the digital age- where we virtually do everything online from corresponding to shopping, banking and socializing. We send and receive emails; shop for virtually everything online; socialize through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram etc; watch movies on YouTube and Netflix; check our bank balances; store our music collection on iTunes – we do everything online. The average person has at least 25 online accounts, all with different passwords and web addresses. But what happens to them when you die or become incapacitated? There are currently lawsuits going in the United States right now where...

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Photos: Ahmed Musa unveils sports centre in Kano

Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa has unveiled a multi-billion naira public sports fitness center in Kano. The Leicester City forward’s centre comprises of two 5-aside pitch, public gallery, administrative block with a two story building that plays host to diverse gymnasium facilities. The centre, according to President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Pinnick Amaju, would contribute to the development and promotion of sports, in Kano and Nigeria in...

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Tax Fraud Allegations: Ronaldo reportedly seeking Madrid exit

A close friend of soccer superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that the Portuguese is seeking Real Madrid exit because he no longer wants to play in Spain anymore. A Portuguese sports daily, A Bola added that the 4-time Ballon d’Or winner is deeply “disenchanted” with the tax fraud allegations against him. The 32 year-old’s potential destinations have been identified as  Man United, PSG and the Chinese Super League. Ronaldo who Real Madrid to their 12th European Cup earlier this month after scoring two goals in a 4-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League final,  has been directly involved in 517 goals in 394 appearances for...

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Check out the Premier League fixtures for 2017/2018 season.

  The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been released. Champions, Chelsea FC’s first game at home is against Burnley. Download the 2017/18 Premier League fixtures directly into your calendar Saturday, 12 August, 2017 Arsenal v Leicester City Brighton v Manchester City Chelsea v Burnley Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town Everton v Stoke City Manchester United v West Ham United Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur Southampton v Swansea City Watford v Liverpool West Bromwich Albion v AFC Bournemouth Saturday, 19 August, 2017 AFC Bournemouth v Watford Burnley v West Bromwich Albion Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United Leicester City v Brighton Liverpool v Crystal...

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Opinion: The #HallelujahChallenge and a People’s Love for Magic |By: Wole Aguda

I stopped being a fan of exaggerated worship or public display of godliness when I realized that it was possible to be outwardly pristine and internally depraved of morality. Humanity has mastered the art of stripping clothes off the body of another with just the mind so public works are at best a facade. The real treasure of the person to me is therefore the mind from whence actions emanate. So, corporate worship, while excellent and an expression of the unity of the church is adorable, it is however meaningless when so called worshipers promote hate. You cannot serve...

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Opinion: London is Not The Only Place Under Terrorist Attack | By: Tony Ogunlowo

On the 22nd of May, 22-year old Salman Abedi exploded a shrapnel-loaded bomb killing himself and 23 others, injuring 119, some seriously, after an Arianna Grande concert in Manchester. Twelve days later on the 3rd of June, in London, three terrorists killed 8 people and injured a further 48 before being gunned down by armed police. The world media, and leaders, went into overdrive decrying the atrocities, holding vigils and benefit concerts for the victims, showing solidarity with the cities of London and Manchester. But London and Manchester were not the only places in the world to come under...

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Manchester United won’t renew Zlatan’s contract.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not been offered a new contract at Manchester United. The Swede who scored 28 goals, delivered 8 assists and 3 trophies agreed a one-year contract, with the club but his contract ahs not bee renewed and he will be out of contract by June 30. The 35 year-old who suffered a knee ligament injury in April became the oldest ever player to reach 15 goals in a Premier League season. His one season at the club  saw him winning the Europa League,  League Cup , Community Shield купить кресло мешок в...

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Dry Movie: Stephanie Linus reacts to copyright infringement allegations

Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Stephanie Linus has reacted to copyright infringement allegations of her ‘DRY’ movie script. Read her response below. “Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may indeed win him the honors of a hero in the country of his victims.” – Alan Barth (1906 – 1979) On the 19TH of May, 2017, I received a letter from one Rafiu Bello acting on behalf of one Daniella Madudu accusing me...

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Photos: Family, friends, colleagues attend Moji Olaiya’s funeral ceremony

The internment of actress, Moji Olaiya took place at Ebonyi Vaults, Ikoyi cemetery today in the presence of her family members, friends and colleagues. The 42 year-old two died of heart attack in Canada last month. She is survived by aged parents, 18 year-old and 2-month old daughters, and siblings. May her soul find repose. Amen We gonna miss the nollywood legend Moji Olaiya… Rest In Peace.. Goodbye pic.twitter.com/X3iHITbsPj — KindlyFollowBack (@newscantell) June 7,...

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Photos From Actress, Moji Olaiya’s Service Of Songs

Friends, family and colleagues gathered at the LTV Blue roof, Lagos for the memorial service of late actress, Mojisola Olaiya.  A one-minute silence for the deceased was led by Toyin Aimakhu. Her emotional 18 year-old daughter, Adun said he is hopeful her mother is in a better place. Other colleagues also paid tribute to the mother of two. Her remains is expected to arrive the country today before her internment tomorrow morning at Ikoyi cemetery. See photos below:      ...

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Borussia Dortmund appoint Peter Bosz as new coach.

Borussia Dortmund have announced the appointment of Peter Bosz as their new coach, on a two-year deal.  The former Dutch football midfielder Peter Bosz has been in charge of four clubs since the start of 2016; namely: Vitesse Maccabi, Tel Aviv, Ajax Borussia Dortmund Nomad. He replaces Thomas Tuchel who left the club a week ago after two years in charge amid a clash with the club’s  CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke. “Borussia Dortmund is one of the largest clubs in Europe, and it is a great honour to manage this club. You only get to know your players properly when you train with them. We want...

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Climate Change: Trump is taking his administration in the opposite direction to the rest of the world.

“The millions of people living on the African continent are on the frontlines of climate change, and it is critical that polluters are held accountable for the suffering and injustice global warming is already inflicting” Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International (www.Greenpeace.org) said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy transition. Greenpeace Africa Executive Director Njeri Kabeberi said: “Thursday, June 1st 2017 will be written in history as the day the US, under the administration of President Trump, turned its...

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Real Madrid become the first team in the CL Era to win back to back titles!

Real Madrid wrote another glorious chapter in their history when they beat Juventus 4-1 to become the first team to defend a UCL trophy after a thrilling encounter at the National Stadium of Wales.  The only team who attained that feat was AC Milan 27 years ago. On the scoresheet for tonight’s game were Cristiano Ronaldo who scored a double, Marco Asensio, Casemiro and Juventus’ Mandzukic whose scissors kick sent the football world into a frenzy. Unfortunately the team couldn’t go beyond that, the final moments of the game was very embarrassing for the team as well. The Los Blancos also created history  by...

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Barca unveil Ernesto Valverde as new coach

Retired Spanish footballer, Ernesto Valverde has been named the new manager of Barcelona FC. He signed his contract alongside president Bartomeu and sporting vice president Jordi Mestre. The former Barcelona player who is replacing Luis Enrique was officially presented at a press conference today. “I feel a great responsibility at this great club, it’s a challenge. It’s a privilege to be at FC Barcelona and that shows great confidence in me. It’s one of the best challenges, of that I have no doubt. My idea is to deepen that characteristic style that Barça has. When a team like FC Barcelona...

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Man City sign Ederson from Benfica

Benfica confirm they have received €40 million  fee for goalkeeper Ederson from Manchester City. The contract which has been tagged the second most expensive goalkeeper deal in history is for 5 years. ‘s Recall that Gianlugi Buffon’s transfer in 2001 was £33m / €53m Ederson‘s transfer in 2017: £33.4m is 40m The 23 year-old Brazilian was in Manchester on Monday and  was spotted at the club;s training ground on Tuesday where he was to complete a medical. He is expected to conduct interviews with the club’s in-house media channels. His official confirmation will be announced in the coming days....

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Atletico Madrid’s transfer ban has been upheld.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Atletico Madrid‘s appeal against their transfer ban. The Spanish club’s hopes of signing players this summer have been dashed as they won’t be able to sign players until January 2018! Reacting to the verdict,  Atletico said, “This resolution is unfair and represents irreparable damage to our club. We wish to reiterate that we have been sanctioned despite strict compliance with Spanish legislation.” Full Statement from Atletico Madrid. After the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS) partially estimated the appeal filed by Atletico Madrid against the sanction imposed by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee in the case concerning the registration of licenses of underage players and that Ratified the FIFA Appeals Commission, reducing the economic penalty, but maintaining the ban on registering licenses in the next period of the market of signings, our club wants to state the following: 1. We consider that the decision to maintain the prohibition to register players in a second period, the one corresponding to the summer of 2017, supposes a comparative tort and discriminatory treatment towards our entity, since recently and in a similar case the Sanction allowing to register licenses from next July 1. This resolution is unfair and represents irreparable damage to our club. 2. The resolution was communicated outside the deadline established in the agreement signed by the parties and ended yesterday, May 31, 2017....

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Arsenal and Wenger agree contract extension.

Arsenal Football Club and Arsène Wenger have agreed a two-year extension to his contract as manager and has been reportedly handed  a £100m budget to spend in the upcoming summer transfer window. Owner, Stan Kroenke said: “Our ambition is to win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe. It’s what the fans, players, staff, manager and board expect and we won’t rest until that is achieved. Arsène is the best person to help us make that happen. He has a fantastic track record and has our full backing.” Confirming the news, the Frenchman, said: “I love this...

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