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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

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Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and "the father of South African jazz", has died aged 78.
In a statement, his family said he had "passed peacefully" in Johannesburg "after a protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer".
Masekela gained global recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as Soweto Blues.

Turkey intensifies offensive against US-backed Kurds

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Ankara's 'Operation Olive Branch' aims to create a buffer zone in Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave on Turkey's border

Turkey has begun a major new offensive in northwestern Syria, in a bid to oust Kurdish militia from the area.
Named 'Operation Olive Branch', the ground and air operation aims to create a 20-mile (30km) "secure zone" in Afrin, a Kurdish-controlled enclave on Turkey's border.
Members of Free Syrian Army (FSA), backed by the Turkish army, are confronting US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters, known as the People's Defence Units or YPG.

Hollywood's Oldest Working Actress Dies At 105

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Hollywood's oldest working actress, Connie Sawyer is dead. She died at home after an incredibly long and prolific career.

Halsey Delivers A Stirring Call To Arms At The Women's March Protest

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his past Saturday (January 20), thousands of women marched across the U.S. in cities like New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, and more to protest President Trump and his administration's policies (and to commemorate the one-year anniversary of last year's historic Women's March). Among them was Halsey, one of a reported 200,000 who protested in New York alone.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Jimmy Fallon Makes Emotional Return to The Tonight Show After Mother's Death

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The show must go on, but not before a touching tribute to Gloria Fallon.
After a week-long break from hosting The Tonight ShowJimmy Fallon returned to his late-night show and addressed the death of his beloved mother.
While holding back tears, Jimmy paid tribute to Gloria who he called "the best audience."

Monday, 13 November 2017

I Have Been Receiving Pressure From People To Contest In 2019 Elections-Shina Peller

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King of night life and Chairman of Aquilla Group, Shina Peller might be forced to take up a political post in his hometown, Iseyin, Oyo State. The easy going man, was recently a guest at Nigerian Union of Journalists NUJ, Oyo state chapter, where he confirmed he is currently under intense pressure by indigenes of Oyo state, particularly his constituency to run for a political office in the 2019 general elections.

Thursday, 9 November 2017

I Sold My Baby Because I Couldn’t Train Him - Father

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A 23-year-old man, Kinsley Eze, has said that he sold his five months old baby boy for N250,000 due to lack of money to raise and train him.

Eze made the confession while in the custody of the police in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. He said he had agreed with his girlfriend to sell the baby before luck ran out on them.

Eze said, “I am a mechanic. I was arrested for child trafficking. The baby is mine; my fiancee gave birth to him. We decided to sell the baby because I wasn’t making enough money to take care of him and the mother.”

The police in the state also arrested another child trafficking suspect, Chinkata Chikezie, who reportedly sold his five-year-old son for an undisclosed amount.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Yvonne Jegede Denies Miscarriage News

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Yvonne Jegede Fawole is furious. The actress is furious because certain media houses had reported she just lost her baby-- she had a miscarriage. But Jegede says it's not true and went to IG to debunk the news. She wrote;

Monday, 2 October 2017

Army To Commence “Operation Crocodile Smile’’ In Ogun

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The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had concluded plans to launch its “Operation Crocodile Smile” in Ogun State.

The operation is a training and operations exercise planned for the South-western part of the country.

The Brigade Commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, disclosed this in Abeokuta at a reception organised by the state government as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th independence anniversary.

Mr. Adoke, who said that the initiative would commence “in the next couple of days” across the state and its environs, said it is targeted at miscreants.

Ex-Kaduna Governor Mouktar Muhammed Dies

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A retired senior military officer and one time governor of Kaduna State, Mouktar Muhammed, is dead.

Mr. Muhammed, a retired air vice marshal, died yesterday evening, according to a Facebook announcement by his younger brother, Faruk Dalhatu. He died in a London hospital.

Sosoberekon Tags EFCC As He Loads Bundles Of Money In His Car Boot

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Kcee's former manager, Sosoberekon is still in MONEY! You might not have been hearing a lot from him lately, but he wants you to know he is still BALLING! He showed off bundles of naira notes in a sack he placed in his car boot on IG and before Nigerians will tag EFCC, he tagged them himself, lol.

Previous Govts Initiated ‘Most Of The Things This Administration Is Doing’ – Adesina

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A majority of the projects the Muhammadu Buhari administration is working on was inherited from previous administrations, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity has said.

Mr Femi Adesina said this when he appeared on Channels Television’s special Independence anniversary programme on Sunday.

“Most of the things this administration is doing – 60 to 70 percent of them – were initiated by previous governments,” he said.

“That shows you that in the past a government will come and say ‘this is not our project’ And it will discard what was being done and start fresh ones.”

Sunday, 24 September 2017

German Actress Injects Self With 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria From Siberia

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An actress is risking her life for ‘eternal youth’ by injecting herself with doses of a 3.5 million year-old bacteria discovered in Siberia.

The 45-year-old from Munich, Germany, who goes by the moniker Manoush, has been pumping an extract of Bacillus F into her blood stream for the past three months and says it has made her look and feel younger.

The ancient bacteria was discovered in the permafrost of north-west Russia by scientists in 2009 and some have hailed it a ‘scientific sensation’.

All You Need To Know About Venita Akpofure Her Life, Past & Present

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Venita Akpofure has had a tell it all with Punch. In this interview, she spoke about her background, how it all started in her career, what she is into at the moment, how marriage came, her rumoured affair with Chris Brown and many more. Enjoy!


I was born in Benin and I am the first of four children. I lived with my maternal grandmother until the age of nine when I went to join my parents in Europe. As a kid, I liked to cook, or at least pretend that I was cooking.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Falz Rapper undergoes surgery after sustaining football injury

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Falz for Guardian Life 

 play Falz recently had surgery after he sustained an injury playing football.

The rapper shared a photo of his injured foot after it went under the knife on his Snapchat.
He captioned the photo "Minor Surgery. Juz something light. Falzinho back in few weeks."

Monday, 4 September 2017

EFCC: Ibori Fighting Hard To Stall Confiscation Of His Assets

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, is “fighting tooth and nail” to stall the confiscation of his assets in the United Kingdom.

In 2012, a UK court convicted Ibori of money laundering, with most of his property in the country risking confiscation.  He, however, appealed the conviction.

In the latest edition of its monthly media publication, EFCC ALERT, the anti-graft agency said Ibori is on a “campaign of calumny” targeted at UK police officers in retaliation of his conviction.