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INEC announces Date for Recall Process of Dino Melaye

The Kogi State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the date for the recommencement of the recall process of Dino Melaye, Punch reports. The INEC commissioner of the state James Apam made this known on Wednesday. The Court of Appeal had last week ruled that the recall process could continue. Apam announced the last Saturday in the month …

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Floyd Mayweather Shows Interest In Owning Newcastle United Soccer Team

Floyd Mayweather doesn’t describe himself as a “soccer guy,” but he is a fan of Newcastle. And if the Newcastle United soccer club needed new ownership, the billionaire boxer would consider dipping into his funds to make a bid. In an interview with the Sunday Daily Star in England, Floyd entertained the possibility …

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Former Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso accused of tax fraud

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso is facing a possible five-year jail term after Spanish authorities accused him of tax fraud. Prosecutors say he owes nearly €2m ($2.4m; £1.7m) in tax related to earnings from his image rights that he failed to declare. The income relates to the …

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Ronaldinho to Enter Politics, Wants to ‘Give Something Back to His Country’

Football legend Ronaldinho has declared his intention to stand in Brazil’s general elections in October. According to Janet Tappin Coelho of the Mirror, the former Brazil and Barcelona star will run on behalf of the Brazilian Republican Party in the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies. Ronaldinho’s brother, Roberto de Assis Moreira, said the legend wants to …

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DJ Cuppy finally confirms she’s Asa Asika’s girlfriend

Deejay DJ Cuppy has finally admitted that she is the girlfriend of Asa Asika. On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, Asa Asika took to his Twitter page to announce his clients’ endorsement deal. “Both my clients have Pepsi deals now! DJ Obi x Davido! @PlugNG way!” he wrote. Asa Asika who obviously didn’t …

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Liverpool star Emre Can pulls out of Germany training with back injury 

Liverpool star Emre Can was forced to pull out of Germany’s training session ahead of the side’s clash with Spain. Can started Liverpool’s match against Watford last weekend but the 24-year-old was substituted in the 27th minute and replaced with James Milner before the Reds went on to win 5-0. …

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Designer Tolu Bally accuses Uber Driver of attempting to Kidnap & threatening to Stab her mother

Tales of rogue drivers with cab-hailing platforms have been shared several times on social media, the most prominent so far that of actress Dorcas Shola Fapson. Shuga actress, Dorcas Shola Fapson narrowly escapes being abducted and raped by a Taxify rider Taxify driver accused of rape/kidnap sues actress Dorcas Fapson for …

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Court rules Pharrell & Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Copyright Case In Favour Of Marvin Gaye

Pharrell & Robin are still dealing with their copyright lawsuit. The 2015 case between Pharrell and Robin Thicke’s hit track “Blurred Line” and the correlation to Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up” is still very much underway. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Thicke’s team argued that Marvin’s 1977 song only had “thin” protection adding …

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BBC opens Headquarters for Operations Across West Africa in Lagos

The BBC today officially opened its new bureau in Lagos, home to three new services in Igbo, Pidgin, and Yoruba. BBC News is now available in five languages across Nigeria (Igbo, Pidgin, Yoruba, Hausa and English), as part of the biggest expansion of the BBC World Service since the 1940s. …

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Manchester United submit application to establish women’s team

Manchester United have confirmed that they have submitted an application to the FA to to establish a women’s team. United, men’s league champions 20 times, have been for some time the most high-profile side without a professional women’s team. They have been highly criticised for that omission, with the club …

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