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Footballer Mo Salah Scores Incredible Goal Directly From Corner Kick

Liverpool Striker Mohammed Salah scored a stunning goal directly from a corner kick for Egypt against Swaziland on Friday night. The Liverpool striker sent social media into meltdown as he bagged his team’s fourth goal in the African Cup of Nations qualifier. Salah recently bagged the FIFA Pukas award for …

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Nigerian Artist Who Painted Obama Honoured By Harvard University

Kehinde Wiley, a Nigerian painter, who was commissioned to do a portrait of former United States President Barack Obama, has been honoured with the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal by Harvard University. On Thursday, Kehinde alongside seven others — Florence Ladd, Kenneth Chenault, Shirley Ann Jackson, Pamela Joyner, Bryan Stevenson, Dave …

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Cee-C turns Nollywood actress

Reality tv star, Cynthia Nwadiora has delved into the movie scene as she kicks off her acting career. She has made her dubut into a movie which features other vetran actors like the admirable Nkem Owoh and actress Rachael Okonkwo. The famous fashionista seems to be following the footsteps of …

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Ogun To Build Museums In Memory Of Fela, Others

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has said his outgoing administration would construct a film village and museums in memory of music and theatre icons from the state. Amosun said some of  the music and theatre icons would include late Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and late Herbert Ogunde among others. The governor …

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Apartheid-Era South African Minister Dies At 86

Roelof “Pik” Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86. Botha died in “the early hours of the morning” at his home after an illness, his …

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Super Eagles Takes On Libya Today For AFCON Qualifying Series

Super Eagles of Nigeria will today take on the Libya national team in the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying series.. The Saturday game is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo and will take off by 4pm.(5pm my time) The Super Eagles potential lineup against Libya:  Francis …

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Aircraft goes up in Flames During Servicing at Lagos Airport

An aircraft belonging to Overland Airways went up in flames Friday morning at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness said the fire started at about 10:30am, adding that it occurred during the servicing of the aircraft. “It’s big fire. Half of the Overland Airways plane is burnt, while …

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Nigerian Beauty Therapist Jailed For Assaulting Client

A Nigerian beauty therapist Ayoyinka Oladimeji, 29 who s#xually assaulted a woman who he was treating has been jailed He was sentenced to three years in jail and handed a S#xual Harm Prevention Order at Inner London Crown Court today (Thursday, 11 October). The S#xual Harm Prevention order will prevent Oladimeji from …

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are Married

28-year-old member of the Royal Family Princess Eugenie and 32-year-old businessman Jack Brooksbank have officially tied the knot. The two got married today, on Friday morning (October 12) at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. For her wedding gown, Eugenie was gorgeous in a custom Peter Pilotto piece which featured an open back and a long train. After …

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