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The Art of Showing Off: How Celebrities with Low Self-Image Ridicule Themselves Online |By: Tony Ogunlowo

  It’s the in-thing now: if you have it you must flaunt it – your wealth, status, possessions – in the most public way possible. In this new age of online social media it’s not uncommon to see celebrities – and wannabes – flaunting their wealth on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other platforms much to the annoyance, and envy, of others. Showing off has now become an art form with each mindless individual trying to outshine everybody else with their material possessions; whether they be Floyd Mayweather or an overpaid footballer showing off their exotic car collection, Davido bragging...

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One injured as explosion erupt near Borussia Dortmund bus in Germany

Explosions hit a Borussia Dortmund team bus as they were preparing to face AS Monaco in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals today. The blasts broke windows on the bus injuring former Barcelona defender Marc Bartra  in the process. According to reports, the team had left its hotel about 7 p.m. local time (1 p.m. ET) en route to the match, and between 40 and 50 people, including the trainer and medical support staff, were on the bus when three explosions were heard about 13 kilometers from Westfalenstadion, aka Signal Iduna Park, where the game was...

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Efe Appointed Ambassador Of Entertainment By Plateau Governor

It is bursting at the seams for the newly crowned Big Brother Naija winner, Efe Ejeba. Barely a week after he won the second edition of the reality TV show, the Delta native has been appointed ambassador Of Entertainment And Creative Industry By Gov Lalong of Plateau Statement. Below is a press statement by Samuel Emmanuel Nanle, Director, Press & Public Affairs to the Governor. “According to the Governor, the victory of Efe is a further prove of the brotherhood, excellence, courage and determination that characterizes the Plateau Spirit. It will be recalled that the Executive Governor had on...

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Neymar banned for 3 games

Barcelona’s Neymar has been handed a 3-match ban for showing contempt at a match official during the Catalans’ game against to Malaga on Saturdayy. After the Brazilian picked the second yellow card, he clapped sarcastically at the referee as his side were beaten 2-0 at La Rosaleda, unfortunately referee Jesus Gil Manzano included Neymar’s reaction to the fourth official in his post-game report and that earned him a hefty fine. He will miss the second leg of the el-clasico....

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The outfit that won Selly Galley, Glam Africa’s VGMA Best Dressed

  Stunning outfit! Ghana’s biggest award event, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, came off over the weekend at the Accra International Conference Centre. The Awards came with its usual razzmatazz, as many artistes, celebrities and music lovers swooned the conference center to find out, whose works will be recognized. Besides the biggest VGMA category, “Artiste of the year”, another attraction that was anticipated on the night, was the presentation of Glam Africa’s Best Dressed. Glam Africa partnered with the VGMA’s to award one celebrity the “Glam Africa’s VGMA Best Dressed” title, an initiative aimed at celebrating and rewarding that celebrity whose style...

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Opinion: Big Brother Naija – Television as Madness ~ By: Reuben Abati

What a relief! So, the Big Brother Naija reality television programme is finally over. It ended Sunday evening with 23-year old Efe Michael Ejemba, University of Jos graduate of Economics and singer winning the N25 million + SUV at stake, with 57.6% of the votes from over 24 million voters across Africa. Warri, where Efe’s family lives, erupted in excitement. At the Multichoice viewing centre in Ikeja, Lagos, where Katung Aduwak took charge so brilliantly, there was a similar eruption of incandescent joy. I was relieved because for about 70 days, the Big Brother Naija show was a big...

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Adekunle Gold ecstatic after meeting King Sunny Ade

Singer, Adekunle ‘Gold’ Kosoko couldn’t conceal his happiness after meeting the veteran King Sunny Ade during his UK tour. The YBNL act shared the happy feeling on his social media pages THE KING and his protege 👑👑 pic.twitter.com/un5FI1Cupn — KING (@adekunleGOLD) April 9, 2017 “I MET THE KING: About 2am this morning, I was waiting to fall asleep. That’s how I saw King Sunny Ade on Darey’s instagram Live. We had been billed to perform in the same show. I lost it a little bit and jumped out the now useless bed. Quickly, I got dressed and rushed out of...

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Former Miss World, Agbani Darego weds secretly in Morocco

Former Miss World, Agbani Asenite Darego is officially off the market. The ex beauty queen got married to Ishaya Danjuma, the first son of billionaire businessman, Theophilus Danjuma in an intimate wedding ceremony held at the Amanjena Luxury Resort in Marrakech, Morocco. The private wedding reportedly had 35 people in attendance....

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Real Madrid’s Pepe suffers broken ribs

Real Madrid’s Pepe fractured two of his ribs; his 7th and 8th, during a clash following his side’s Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese who scored his side’s only goal of the game is now a doubt for the UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Bayern. Madrid later confirmed the sad situation in a statement. “After the examinations carried out today on Pepe at the Sanitas La Moraleja University Hospital, he has been diagnosed with fractures in seventh and eighth ribs on the left side,” the club...

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Asa Live In Lagos: The Return, The Love, The Celebration

After a sold-out concept dubbed ‘the best concert of 2016’ by many music critics, media houses and fans of good music, Asa returns with ‘Asa Live in Lagos Encore’ due to popular demand. Last year Asa ended her “Bed of Stone” tour in Lagos with the Asa Live in Lagos concert; this year, she starts the tour here in Lagos. 2017 is symbolic as it marks 10 years since the release of her critically acclaimed, multi-platinum selling, self-titled debut album “Asa”. Bringing all the elements, sounds, lights, emotions and lyrics that have made up her life these past 10 years, Asa will be performing with her band and a 30 piece Lagos Orchestra on the 29th of April, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites. She intends to share with her musical journey with her friends and fans through her songs that have made up her life and ours these past 10...

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Chimamanda Adichie, Uche Pedro, others nominated for the New African Woman Awards 2017.

Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie, Uche Pedro, Amina Mohammed, others have been nominated for the New African Woman Awards 2017. Chosen in 12 categories, 68 ground-breaking women have made the final list which will now be adjudicated by a special panel of judges, and the winners in each category will be announced on 12 April at a Gala Dinner in Dakar, Senegal. The new UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed, Somalia’s first female presidential candidate Fadumo Dayib, Gambia’s doyen of democratic change, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the South African Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya and her fellow countrywoman, former Public Protector...

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Adewale Ayuba to open music museum in UNILAG

Fuji music maestro, Adewale Ayuba has disclosed plans to open a music museum at the University of Lagos. The alumnus of the institution made the revelation during a courtesy visit to the university on Monday. He said the gesture was his own way of giving back to his alma mater. Chairman, Unilag Alumni, Lagos branch, Dr. Lukumon Adeoti, stated that there was the need for alumni to develop the university so that it could be ranked with top-notch international universities. He also added that it had been engaging members to invest in the academic and infrastructural development of the school....

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Ahmed Musa considering legal action over wife battery reports.

Nigerian forward, Ahmed Musa, who had allegations of wife battery leveled against him earlier today is reportedly considering legal actions, his agent, Tony Harris has revealed. Tony confirmed that the Leicester City star had a minor argument with his wife and was questioned by Leicestershire police in the early hours of Wednesday morning but that didn’t escalate into a physical fight and he was later released without charge. Musa was disturbed by the news and has been in touch with his legal representatives to discuss potential action. “A row ensued between Musa and Jamila which drew the attention of neighbours...

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Cesc Fabregas and Daniella welcome third child

Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas and partner, Daniella Semaan are parents for the third time. The happy couple have welcomed the birth of a son, Leonardo. The excited father announced on his Twitter page a couple of hours ago. They have have two daughters, 4 year-old Lia and Capri who is 2 years-old. Tuesday night we welcomed our gorgeous boy, Leonardo Fàbregas Semaan to the world. Thank You @firstLadyD4 my love, for everything 👶🏻🎉❤️ pic.twitter.com/xbqD1t1LTA — Cesc Fàbregas Soler (@cesc4official) April 6, 2017...

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Leicester City react to allegations of wife assault against Ahmed Musa

British police reportedly arrested and quizzed Leicester City forward, Ahmed Musa for allegedly beating his wife, Jamila hours after Leicester City’s win over Sunderland. Neighbours of the 23 year-old revealed that he was picked up by plain-clothed police officers who took statement from the alleged victim before leaving with him. He was later released without charge. “A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday morning at his home address near Leicester on suspicion of common assault,” a spokesperson for Leicestershire police revealed. A Leicester City statement as quoted on the UK Mirror reads: “We are aware that Ahmed Musa has today (Wednesday) cooperated with a police...

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Opinion: Dino Melaye: The making of a brand | By: Reuben Abati

It is a sign of the times, and a tragedy that the most popular Senator in the Nigerian National Assembly at this moment is not the person who has moved the most impactful motion, not a lawmaker who has proposed a thought-provoking bill, and certainly not any Senator who has given any impressive speech debating a matter of national importance. What we get, most of the time, in place of legislative responsibility, prudence, accountability and distinction is burlesque, farce, Japanese-styled Bungaku-Bunraku enactments, a dose of medieval commedia d’ell arte and an enormous supply of Yoruba Alarinjo with a bit...

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Yakubu Aiyegbeni’s contract terminated after 69 minutes of football.

Ex Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has mutually ended his contract with English championship side, Coventry City after making only three appearances. The former Everton player joined the club in February on a deal until the end of the season but after 69 minutes of football, the club  have terminated the deal; no thanks to a knee injury he sustained towards the end of February when his side played  against Swindon.  “The club would like to wish Yakubu all the best for the future.” A club statement read. Who knows his next...

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Meet the Nigerian teen who got admitted into all 8 Ivy League universities

Nigerian-American student, Ifeoma White-Thorpe, has gained admission into all eight Ivy League Schools in USA. The 17 year-old has to make a very tough choice between Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Dartmouth and Brown. “I was like, oh my gosh, oh my gosh, like this might be eight out of eight and I clicked it and it said ‘Congratulations’ and I was like oh my goodness!” White-Thorpe, a student government president at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway told CNN. She wants to study biology and also hopes to be a cardiologist in the...

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Be A Panda! Patrice Evra launches campaign to tackle racism

Marseille defender, Patrice Evra has unveiled a campaign; ‘Be A Panda’ aimed at tackling racism. In a video posted on his instagram page, the former Manchester United player says he ‘wants to bring my positive energy to everyone’ and enjoined everyone to make a difference “The Panda is here to stay! We together @dugout @beapandaofficial want to make a difference . He’s black he’s white he’s Asian he’s chubby. #saynotoracism #ilovethisgame 😂😂😂 show your support with #beapanda and let’s make a difference.” Explaining the campaign further, the 35 year-old said, ‘Be a Panda is something really funny but is a...

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