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Neymar agrees £450m transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar is leaving Barcelona next season and the MSN era has ended. Barca fans are still grappling with this shocking news. The Brazilian footballer has reportedly put pen to paper a five-year £450m deal with french outfit, Paris Saint Germaine (PSG) which would see him net £515,000 a week after tax. The striker has gone into the world record books and history as the highest transfer paid for a footballer. He is expected to arrive Paris by Friday to complete his move. While many believe the move was right as he will step out of Lionel Messi’s shadow, others opined that it was unwise of him to have chosen money over Barcelona. Messi paid a video tribute on his instagram page today. He will reunite with his former colleague, Dani Alves at the French club. Neymar‘s contract at PSG to be: Per year: £30,992,000 Per month: £2,384,000 Per week: £596,000 Per day: £85,142 Per hour: £3,547 Messi, Suárez & Neymar are the only trio ever to score 100+ goals in a season. 2014/15: 122 2015/16: 131  2016/17:...

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Kelechi Iheanacho moves to Leicester City in £25m deal

Nigerian footballer, Iheanacho Kelechi has sealed a move to Leicester City from Manchester City in a deal valued at £25m. The club has also insisted on a £50 million buy-back option for the striker Iheanacho, who had a medical at Leicester’s training ground on Tuesday is expected to be officially unveiled in the next 24 hours. The 20 year-old could make his Leicester debut in Friday’s friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach at the King Power Stadium. As revealed by Telegraph Sport last month, Leicester agreed a fee and terms nearly four weeks ago for the Nigeria international and have had to be patient while the...

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Federal Government Begs Dangote to Complete Refinery Before 2019

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery  to fulfill its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos, said the government is ready to play its part as a responsible government to assist in making sure the project is completed before the scheduled date. The minister, who said he was overwhelmed by the dimension of the project, explained that the present government had always believed...

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Betty Irabor shares marriage nuggets, appoints daughter as editor.

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Genevieve magazine, Betty Irabor and her husband, Soni Irabor celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary sme days ago.  The couple who are blessed with two children got married on 29th July 1983. The media enterpreneur also took to her Instagram page to share nuggets on having a successful marriage. Read below: “What Soni and I have has taken all of 34 years to build… So don’t for one minute think it happened overnight. We have walked on that street called hope but having each other makes it bearable. A successful marriage doesn’t happen over night it requires sacrifice...

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Super Eagles’ Onazi and wife welcome first child

Say hello to the latest parents in the world! One year after Super Eagles player, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi and Sandra Ogunsuyi exchanged marital vows, the couple have welcomed their first child; a baby girl in the United States. The excited father shared the news on his official instagram page. “Only God knows how I feel right now. God you are faithful this is the best gift you can get on a new month. ”...

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” I have never concealed anything” – Cristiano Ronaldo releases statement after appearing in court.

Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, appeared in a Spanish court today, to testify in his €14.7m tax evasion case. The 32-year-old was accused of taking “advantage of a company structure created in 2010 to hide income generated in Spain from his image rights from tax authorities.”, a crime deemed “voluntary and conscious breach of his fiscal obligations in Spain”. If found guilty, the former Manchester United forward could face a fine of “at least €28m” and a prison sentence of three-and-a-half years. The Real Madrid forward who boycotted the press after the hearing released a statement, denying all wrongdoing. Read below: “The Spanish Treasury...

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Manchester United confirm Matic signing

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic in a three-year deal valued at £40million. The 28-year-old who will earn £140,000 a week will wear the No 31 at United. Speaking on the Serbian international’s move, Jose Mourinho said: “Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player. He represents everything we want in a footballer; loyalty, consistency, ambition, team player. I would like to thank him for his desire to join us because without that, it would be impossible to have him here. I am sure our players and supporters will love him....

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Introducing The Springwell Academy!

  Based in Port Harcourt? Is your ward making a transition from primary to secondary school? Head to springwellacademy.com. It is important to ensure that their experience during such transition is a positive one and a good academic foundation is laid. Situated at KM 4, Afam Road Izuoma Oyigbo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Springwell Academy aims to blaze the trail in functional education. The school currently offers admission into JSS 1 and forms can be obtained at springwellacademy.com and applications areaccepted throughout the year. Springwell Academy was birthed from a dream to provide the highest quality education and produce...

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Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo for $1.17 billion

Popular fashion brand, Michael Kors has agreed to buy accessory and fragrance brand Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion. This development is coming after Jimmy Choo, was put up for sale in April after its sales growth fell 0.8 per cent in 2016, which the company said “reflected the luxury-sector slowdown.” Profit for the year fell from £19.4m to £15.4m.  Michael Kors said its offer was “final and will not be increased”, unless there is another offer from a third party. Chairman and chief executive officer of Michael Kors, John Idol said “Jimmy Choo is known worldwide for its glamorous and fashion-forward footwear, the company is a leader in setting fashion trends. Its innovative designs and exceptional craftsmanship resonate with trendsetters globally. We believe that Jimmy Choo is poised for meaningful growth in the future and we are committed to supporting the strong brand equity that Jimmy Choo has built over the last 20 years.” Peter Harf, chairman of Jimmy Choo, added: “A combination with Michael Kors will allow Jimmy Choo to embark on its next phase of growth and provide opportunities for the benefit of Jimmy Choo customers, employees, shareholders and other stakeholders.” Founded in 1996, the company will continue to be run by current chief executive Pierre Denis. The deal is expected to close in the coming...

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Opinion: Now that Nigeria is planning to start collecting tax from Beggars, What’s Next?

In an attempt  to raise much needed funds, the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has come up with the most ludicrous suggestions of all time : she plans to tax even beggars on their ‘earnings’. She made this perfectly clear at a news conference in Lagos recently. May I remind the Honourable Minister that ‘begging’ is not actually an occupation but rather a means to survive in times of harsh economic times. Nobody wants to go on the streets and beg for alms – for some it’s a necessity; the alms they receive from charitable people enables them to survive....

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Register And Attend The Lagos Digital Media Training

  Digital marketing is soaring in popularity because it is not only a rapidly growing force in the current marketing playing field but it is set to be the future of marketing in general. It also seems likely that digital media will soon replace more traditional forms altogether. There’s no denying it – the world is rapidly shifting from analogue to digital. Benefits of Digital marketing Course to You: It levels the Online Playing Field Is More Cost-Effective than Traditional Marketing Delivers Conversion and helps Generate Better Revenues Facilitates Interaction with Targeted Audiences It caters to the Mobile Consumer...

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde covers Glam Africa magazine’s latest issue.

In celebration of Omotola’s return to the big screen, the legendary superstar is the cover star of the Glam Africa magazine’s latest issue ‘The Career Edition’, for this cover feature, she speaks to the magazine about her three-year hiatus, insight into her time out of the spotlight and why “Alter Ego” – a hard-hitting film already praised by critics – is so important for women and society as a whole. As a human rights activist in her spare time, Omotola plays an attorney seeking justice for young girls and women. Alter Ego” is Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s first movie in three years....

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Joe Hart joins West Ham from Manchester City.

Joe Hart has joined West Ham on loan from Man City in £4.5m deal. The England goalkeeper was on loan at Torino in Serie A last season after being frozen from Pep Guardiola’s squad. Speaking about his new destination, the 30 year-old goalkeeper told West Ham TV, “It’s important for me to play football and to get the opportunity to come here and play is absolutely awesome. To be playing in the Premier League for a big club like West Ham, I’m really looking forward to the season. I’ve always loved the club. I think you’ll struggle to find anyone, apart...

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FG announces plan to stop production of Nigerian films & music videos abroad.

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Lai Mohammed recently disclosed Federal Government’s plans to ban Nigerian artistes from producing films and music videos outside the shores of the country. Speaking during his visit to Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) House in Lagos, on Saturday, he said that the federal government “has agreed that henceforth, whatever we consume in Nigeria in terms of music and films, must be made in Nigeria.  He added that, “We cannot continue to go to South Africa or any other country to produce our films and then send them back to be consumed in Nigeria. The Broadcasting Code...

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Spanish FA President & son arrested on corruption charges.

Spanish FA president, Ángel María Villar Llona, his son and three others have been arrested on corruption charges as part of an investigation into the finances of the federations. Villar Llona, who is also a senior vice-president at FIFA and UEFA, were detained while the federation headquarters in Madrid were raided. Speaking after the arrest, Spain’s sport minister, Inigo Mendez de Vigo, said “In Spain the laws are enforced, the laws are the same for all, and nobody, nobody is above the law.” UEFA said in a statement it is aware of the reports regarding Mr. Villar Llona and they have “no comment to make at this...

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Dani Alves snubs Man City for PSG

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have confirmed the signing of Brazilian right-back Dani Alves. The Brazilian whose spell at Juventus ended last season turned down a chance to reunite with his former boss, Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. The 34 year-old rejected City’s £115,000 a week contract to sign PSG’s £240,000 a week offer, a move that left few fans disappointed . Disgusted in Dani Alves. Wish I never drew a picture of him and sent it into to Match Magazine in 2009. — Josh (@JoshLawless_) July 12, 2017   And he addressed their grievances in a PSG press conference: “”There’s...

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Photos from Governor Amosu and Abike Dabiri’s children’s wedding

The African Church Primary School, Ita Iyalode, Abeokuta, played host to a number of dignitaries who joined Governor of Ogn State, Ibikunle Amosun and SSA to the President on Foreign Relations & Diaspora, Abike Dabiri in celebrating the union of their children, Ayomide Amosun and Abike Dabiri . The traditional engagement and Nikkah ceremony was attended by the crème de la crème of the society. Some of which include the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode(Lagos), the controversial Senator Dino Melaye, former Managing Director of GTbank, Fola Adeola, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu(Ondo), Governor Yerima Shettima(Bornu), Governor...

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Wayne Rooney joins Everton on a 2-year deal

After  a 13-year spell at Manchester United, Wayne Rooney has left Old Trafford for his boyhood club, Everton. The former Englan captain has won every major trophy possible at Man Utd. He won 5 Premier league trophies, 3 league cups, one FA, 1 UCL, 1CW Cup Most goals in total (253) Most goals in Europe (39) Most goals in the Manchester Derby (11) Excited to be back at @Everton. Can't wait to meet up with @RonaldKoeman and the lads! #EFC 🔵 pic.twitter.com/0CjD0i1aXg — Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) July 9, 2017 Speaking on his return, the 31 year-old said, “Winning trophies...

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Manchester United confirm Romelu Lukaku deal

Manchester United have confirmed a £90million deal with Everton player, Romelu Lukaku.  Everton will receive £75million first, with £15m due in potential add-ons based on the player’s performances at Old Trafford. The club made the announcement on its official Twitter page today saying, “‘MUFC is delighted to announce a fee has been agreed with Everton for the transfer of Romelu Lukaku, subject to a medical & personal terms.’  #MUFC is delighted to announce a fee has been agreed with Everton for the transfer of Romelu Lukaku, subject to a medical & personal terms. pic.twitter.com/O7oQJWzYHo — Manchester United (@ManUtd) July...

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Sad! Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

Super Eagles and Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. The 31 year-old British Nigerian reportedly went thrrough some tests that confirmed the ailment. Below is a statement from his club. “It is with great sadness that Wolves can today reveal that Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. The 31-year-old Nigerian international goalkeeper returned some abnormal blood tests during his pre-season testing, and further medical investigation has revealed he is suffering from leukaemia. Carl will now start an immediate course of chemotherapy as he begins a lengthy battle against the disease....

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