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BREAKING! Copa Del Rey Quarter-Final Draw Is Out (See Fixtures)

The draw for the Copa del Rey round of 8 has been released. The draw was released at the headquarters of the Royal Spanish Football Federation on Friday in Spain. The one legged fixture will take place on 4 February. Real Madrid were paired with Real Sociedad, while Barcelona will tackle Athletic Bilbao. Below is the Copa del Rey last 8 draw in full: Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona Mirandes vs Villarreal Granada vs Valencia The Copa del Rey final will be played on 18 April.

I was never denied US visa – Bishop Oyedepo

Bishop David Oyedepo, the senior pastor of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has denied reports claiming he was refused a visa by the US Embassy. Earlier today, Thisday newspaper published a report claiming the clergyman was denied a visa at the United States embassy in Lagos state. However, a statement released by the Chairman of the church’s editorial and media board, Prof. Sheriff Folarin, said Oyedepo was never at the US Embassy or Consulate on Thursday and was never denied a visa. Read the statement below Mainstream and online media spaces this morning were abuzz with the news that Bishop David Oyedepo was denied entry visa to the United States on Thursday, January 30, 2020. We wish to put it on record and categorically submit that this piece of information is NOT TRUE. At no time was the Bishop denied visa, nor did he create a scene at the US consulate in Lagos, as purported by some mainstream and online newspapers. The Bishop renewed his visa, last year, without a

Man found dead in hotel room in Onitsha after having sex with a lover

A man was found dead in a hotel room in Onitsha after having sex with an unnamed woman. The middle-aged man, who has not been identified, checked into Jubilee hotel in Onitsha, Anambra state, with a lady at about 5pm on Thursday, January 30, 2020.  Barely 30 minutes after they checked in, the man started to scream for help while clutching his chest, Tribune reports. The hotel management reportedly rushed him to a nearby hospital, but he was said to have been confirmed dead by a medical doctor. Confirming the incident in a statement, the Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed said the management of the hotel had reported the case at Central Police Station, Onitsha. Mohammed said in his statement reads: "On the 30/1/2020 at about 7:45pm, the manager of Jubilee Hotel in Onitsha reported at Central Police Station, Onitsha that a middle-aged man allegedly took a lady whose identity is yet unknown to the hotel. "After about thirty

O POR!!! “I Don’t Even Check Price Tags Anymore” – Tiwa Savage Shows Off Her Wealth

Roc Nation songstress,  Tiwa Savage  brags about her wealthy lifestyle as she stops bothering herself about Price tags. One thing that scares many people from shopping from luxurious stores is the price tag attached to the stocks available. But guess that is no longer an issue for the  49-99  crooner. She made this new update known as she shared a new picture on the gram with the caption. See post below:-

JUST IN!!! NECO Invites DSS To Join Fight Against Examination Malpractice

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has sought for collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS) to check malpractice in the conduct of the Council’s examination. Chairman, Governing Board of NECO, Dr. Abubakar Saddique who led the Acting Registrar and other management teams on a visit to the Director-General of DSS in Abuja, said such collaboration would ensure the credibility of the Council’s examination. Dr. Saddique explained that the Council has put in place measures aimed at checking examination malpractice, but noted that without an adequate security architecture, such measures would not yield the desired results. He stated that among the measures introduced is the biometric capturing of candidates to check impersonation at examination centres. The chairman, therefore, appealed to the personnel of DSS to strengthen their collaboration with NECO to prevent any form of malpractice before, during and after the conduct of the Council examination. Accord

Wow! Popular Cross-Dresser Bobrisky To Start Reality TV Show

Popular Nigerian crossdresser, Bobrisky, has announced that he will be diving into the lucrative world of reality TV soon. The male barbie who has a huge fan base due to his controversial lifestyle revealed that his fans have been pestering him for it for some time, so he has decided to give them what they want. He also added that he be travelling to the US and will start his reality TV show with the help of singer Dencia. The crossdresser added that he will take care of all the travel needs of the creatives that will be working with him.

Excitement as NYSC members receive N33,000 allowance

Serving National Youth Service Corps members are over the moon at the moment as the Federal Government has fulfilled its promise to pay N33,000 to them as allowance. Many of them in the early of hours of today began receiving bank alerts of N33, 000 NYSC allowance popularly known as ''alawee'' from the Federal government. The new allowance is almost 100 percent more from the N18,000 they were paid before. #NYSC is currently trending as the corps members are expressing their joy Here are some tweets:

#BuhariResign! PDP Knows It Can Never Happen – Festus Keyamo Reacts

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has reacted to the call made by members of the opposition party, PDP, for the resignation of President Buhari. Festus via his twitter handle this morning, said even the PDP knows that that is not going to happen. The PDP has called for President Buhari’s resignation due to the rising insecurity in the country. Read Festus Keyamo’s tweets below

TOO BAD! Police Arrest Husband For Chaining And Torturing His Wives In Katsina (Photos)

A man named Samaila has been arrested by men of the Katsina state police command for chaining his wives, Fatima Salisu and Hadiza Musa, and subjecting them to inhumane treatments in his home in Yannadabaiyye village in the Rimi Local Government Area of the state, for over 10 months According to the police, Samaila’s evil deeds came to light when Hadiza’s mother paid them a surprise visit. Not meeting with her daughter, Hadiza’s mother pleaded to take away a sewing machine she bought for her daughter who isn’t using it. Samaila’s refusal led to an argument that degenerated into a fight. Hadiza’s mother went on to report the assault to the police at the Rimi Police headquarters. The officers immediately went to effect Samaila’s arrest. It was during the arrest that Fatima and Hadiza were found in chains. When interrogated, Fatima said she has been in chains for 10 months while Hadiza came in two weeks ago and was also placed under chains. The women told the police that the

‘Why I Killed My Girlfriend’ – Arrested Suspect

A 31-year-old man paraded by the Taraba State Police Command has confessed to killing his girlfriend, Imbajuri Ambisi. The suspect identified as Munda Bala reportedly conspired with his two friends to kill his girlfriend who they burnt to ashes before burying her in a bush. The native of Donga Local Government Area who was paraded alongside some ashes and bones of the deceased blamed the sad act on jealousy and hardship. He told newsmen; “I fell in love with Imbajuri Ambisi. She became my girlfriend; I got her pregnant and she delivered a baby boy and killed him after seven months. “This got me angry and I couldn’t tell anyone. My money got finished and she ran away to some wealthy guys who engage in the selling of rosewoods to foreigners.” “This got me jealous and I met two of my friends who advised me that if I really want my heart to be at rest, I have to kill her, hence our decision to eliminate her.” Taraba State Police Spokesperson, David Misal said a manhunt has


WilKaholic  has today released his debut track, “ 2nd Song ” which is one of the lead singles from his hugely anticipated debut album coming out later in 2020.

MUSIC: WiseBrain – Jombolo

Talented Nigerian artist,  WiseBrain  startup year 2020 with the release of his much-anticipated single titled  "Jombolo"  produced by  Jonnykage . " Jombolo " serves as a follow up to " Kupurum " which was released last year and still gaining massive airstream.

Bruno Fernandes Reveals How Cristiano Ronaldo Influenced His Transfer To Man United

New Manchester United signing, Bruno Fernandes, has said he fell in love with the club, since the days of Cristiano Ronaldo. United completed the signing of Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon on Thursday for an initial fee of £46.5million (€55m), with up to £21.1m (€25m) to follow in add-ons. The 25-year-old, a team-mate of Ronaldo in the Portugal national team, has signed a five-and-a-half-year contract at Old Trafford. Ronaldo moved from Sporting to United after the 2002/2003 season, before leaving for Real Madrid in 2009 for what was then a world-record fee. “My love of Manchester United really started when I used to watch Cristiano Ronaldo play and ever since then I have been a big fan of this great club,” Fernandes said in a club statement. “For me to now play for Manchester United feels incredible, I have worked hard to get to this moment and I can promise the fans that I will give everything for the badge to help bring us more success and trophies. “I want to thank Sp

Akin Alabi Announces Plan To Legalize Wearing Of Military Uniforms By Civilians

House of Representatives member, Akin Alabi has revealed his plans to repeal the law making the wearing of military camouflage by Nigerians illegal. The lawmaker expressed that the law stopping civilians from putting on the military camouflage is archaic, stating that Nigeria is among few countries where it is illegal to wear the military camouflage. The lawmaker further stated that a lot of young Nigerians have sent him messages lamenting the rate at which they get beaten for wearing military uniforms. He expressed that soldiers are using the law to bully Nigerians. See His Post Below:

Borno state governor appoints Igbo, Yoruba indigenes as Special Advisers

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has appointed an Igbo man, Kesta Ogualili from Anambra state  and a Yoruba indigene, Yusuf Alao from Oyo state as special advisers in his cabinet. According to the state governor, both men who are professionals, have lived in Borno State for many years and have been actively supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC) and so deserve to be part of his government. The state Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, who represented the governor at the swearing-in ceremony of the 26 advisers, administered oaths of office and allegiance on them. The others swore in were Sheikh Modu Mustapha, Ali Damasak, Mustapha Bulu, Hussaini Gambo, Bukar Ardoram, Tukur Mshelia, Tijjani Modu, Inna Galadima, Zarah Bukar, Mustapha Sandabe, Gadau Ngurno, Mohammed Maulud, Bole Kachallah, Abdulrahman Abdulkarim, Barr. Bashir Maidugu, Bukar Konduga, Umoru Gaya, Ali Zangeri, Tukur Ibrahim, Tijjani Kukawa, Abba Gubio, Malam Gana Badu, Alhaji Adamu Chibok

LA Lakers release statement on Kobe Bryant's tragic death

LA Lakers release statement on Kobe Bryant's tragic death The Los Angeles Lakers have released a statement following the death of NBA legend, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, 13.  The pair died along with seven others in a tragic helicopter crash on Sunday, Jan. 26th. Posting a photo of Kobe Bryant and his daughter,  the basketball club wrote:  "We are devastated and have been forever changed by the sudden loss of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. "We send our love to Vanessa, the Bryant family, and to the families of the other passengers. Words cannot express what Kobe means to the Los Angeles Lakers, our fans, and our city. More than a basketball player, he was a beloved father, husband, and teammate. Their love and light will remain in our hearts forever.           View this post on Instagram                   We are devastated and have been forever changed by the sudden loss of Kobe Bryant and

Heavily pregnant woman slams men for refusing to stand up for her on public transport

A heavily-pregnant woman from Australia has put middle-aged men on blast for using the courtesy seats on trains and refusing to stand up for her.  The woman, who didn't reveal her identity posted to Reddit on Wednesday to express her outrage after she experienced men rush past her to grab a courtesy seat on a Sydney train 'Very obviously pregnant (could not possibly make a mistake) and hot, but beaten for the courtesy seats on trains by two middle-aged males in gym gear,'  she wrote. 'This happens daily. So sick of the selfishness.' 'I know they could be disabled but the frequency with which this happens is beyond a joke and not every middle-aged male can be disabled.' 'Young men, old men and pretty much all women are great at offering their seats but middle-aged men get your act together,' she wrote. The post attracted lot of comments with many sympathizing with the woman. So ridiculous because as a middle aged man I gre

God forbids a woman from checking her husband's phone - Nigerian soldier writes

A Nigerian soldier, Bilyaminu Ladan Mada took to Facebook to share his thoughts about privacy in a Muslim marriage.  The soldier stated that God permitted men to marry up to 4 wives if they wish to.  Bilyaminu also stated that God forbids a woman from checking her husband's phone, while he can check hers. He said the reason for this, is because the man is at liberty to marry more than one wife.  He wrote;  Good Afternoon ladies and gents. Sorry, I just want to drop this here. For the Muslims, God the Almighty permit a man to marry up to 4 wives if he so wish and can do justice. So dating a lady outside doesn't mean/qualify that am cheating on my wife. For the fact that she is the only one at home shows that I can bring three more.  Cheating  is when u are having extra marital affair pls. Ladies that feel their husbands are cheating on them because they are dating another girl aside having them as wives, my question to u is "is ur husband having 4 of u?&

NSCDC bans personnel from displaying firearms in public after Imo politician was accidentally shot dead by one of its operatives

Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been banned from displaying firearms in public places by the agency's Commandant-General, Abdulahi Gana Muhammadu.  The directive came after a Chieftain of Action Alliance, Mr Ndubuisi Emenike was accidentally shot dead last weekend by his security aide who is an NSCDC operative.  NSCDC's spokesperson, Emmanuel Okeh confirmed the ban on public display of firearm during a condolence visit to a former governor of Imo state and serving senator, Rochas Okorocha over demise of the Imo politician. He said President Buhari gave the instruction. 

Bayern Munich star, Jerome Boateng slaps team-mate Leon Goretzka in the face during training bust-up

Bayern Munich stars, Jerome Boateng and Leon Goretzka were involved in a bust-up and had to be separated by their other teammates.  The clash occurred after Goretzka launched a very dangerous tackle at his fellow German counterpart during a small-sided game in training on Wednesday.  According to German publication BILD, Goretzka was originally angry after arguing with striker Thomas Muller over a penalty decision, but Boateng quickly stepped in to defend Muller.  Ten minutes later during a training game, Goretzka launched a dangroouse attack as he went in studs up on the German defender, who didn't find it funny and slapped Goretzka in the face.  The report claims that Robert Lewandowski was quick to jump in to intervene before their manager Hans Flick came to calm the pair.  Soon after the photos their bust-up suffaced online, Goretzka took to his Instagram page to play it down by posting a smiling picture with Boateng while mimicking his team-mates punch.

wapTV Announces Fresh Episodes of Several Comedy Skits

wapTV has commenced the new year in a big way as the popular Family Entertainment TV Channel has announced that from January 2020, there would be fresh episodes of its comedy skits – General Hospital, Mr. & Mrs., Sharp Sharp, Okafor the Steward, People’s Court, and The Gate. According to Wole Adenuga, Managing Director of wapTV, “From the outstanding success of our Akpan & Oduma, it is evident that these comedy skits which we play between programmes are really enjoyed by our audiences on TV and our YouTube channel - waptvchannel. Our viewers already know there is no dull moment on wapTV and we take it as our duty to continue providing them with the very best family entertainment in 2020 and beyond.” Since wapTV launched in 2012, the channel has quickly become a family-favourite due to the channel’s wide range of content which includes the afore-mentioned Comedy Skits as well as other content produced by Wale Adenuga Productions – Superstory, Papa Ajasco Reloaded, The Babin

Ex-Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand excited to visit Nigeria again

Ex-Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is excited to be in Lagos again ahead of his visit on Thursday, January 30, 2020.  Ferdinand is visiting Lagos for a series of events by a beer brand which he represents.  In a  Twitter  post, the 41-year-old expressed how excited he was with his next visit which was in December 2018 and how much he enjoyed it.  “ The last time I came to Lagos, it was such a vibrant city man ,” the former defender said.  “ Lagos, there is so much going on, there is so much going on, there are so many people and most importantly everyone loves football .”  Ferdinand is visiting Lagos for the Pan-African Finale of the Guinness Night Football campaign on Friday, January 31 which will also have celebrity artistes like  Davido ,  Sauti Sol  of Kenya,  Bebe Cool  of Uganda,  Salatiel  of Cameroun. Rio Ferdinand's last visit to Lagos was in December 2018 This will be Ferdinand’s third visit to Nigeria. He first came in 2018 on a two-day

Everyone has a past, stop using it to judge them' - Toyin Abraham

Toyin Abraham has a message for those people who continue to judge people based on their past.  Toyin Abraham has gone all philosophical and we are here to learn from her wise words of wisdom. Toyin Abraham has a message for those people who continue to judge people based on their past. The Nollywood movie star via her Instagram page on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, said everyone has a past and it should not be used to judge them. "Everyone has a past, some more intense than others. Stop using their past to judge them. Everyone has done something they are not proud of. So when people want to change, support them and help them grow. Stop judging," she wrote. Toyin Abraham's new message has been greeted with a lot of commendation by her celebrity friends and fans on social media. Toyin Abraham's new message has been greeted with a lot of commendation by her celebrity friends and fans on social media. [Instagram/ToyinAbraham] Talking about ugly past, T

‘We are completely devastated’ - Vanessa Bryant breaks silence on deaths of her husband and daughter in tragic helicopter crash

Vanessa Bryant, the wife of NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant on Wednesday broke her silence about the tragic death of her husband and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who both died along with seven others in a tragic helicopter crash on Sunday Jan. 26th. Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter were on their way to a basketball practice when the helicopter they were in crashed, killing everyone onboard.  On Wednesday afternoon, Vanessa returned to Instagram to change her profile image to a photo of Kobe embracing their daughter. She also changed her profile from private to public.  Later in the evening, she posted a heart-wrenching post, where she thanked everyone for their support and said that her family is 'completely devastated by the sudden loss.'   Sharing a photo of her family’s 2019 Christmas photon Vanessa wrote:  ' My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who’ve shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the praye

Coronavirus: FG warns Nigerians against travelling to China

The Federal government has warned Nigerians against travelling to China, following the recent outbreak of deadly Coronavirus in the Asian country.  Travellers arriving the country from China or any other country where the epidemic has been detected, were also advised to quarantine themselves by staying indoors for at least two weeks. Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire who made the call after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting held at the Presidential Villa, also directed all airlines to report any case of a passenger falling sick on-board before the plane lands.  He said;  “In view of the trending stories around the Coronavirus, it has become very necessary to issue a travel advisory to Nigerians. The first is that all Nigerians and all from Nigeria, intending to travel to China should delay all their travel plans until further notice, except it is extremely essential for them to do that trip. “All persons arriving from China or any country that has a

BREAKING NEWS! Man United Agree Deal With Sporting Lisbon For Fernandes

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon. United will pay an initial fee of around 55m euros (£47m) for the 25-year-old, though add-ons could increase the overall cost to 80m euros (£67.6m). Fernandes’ move is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms. The two clubs have been negotiating throughout the transfer window with a breakthrough made on Tuesday amid reports of interest from Barcelona. United, linked with the 25-year-old last summer, initially refused to meet Sporting’s demand for 80m euros up front. For the Portuguese club to receive the full amount, a series of conditions must be met – including United’s qualification for the Champions League. United would pay an additional 5m euros (£4.2m) if they achieve Champions League qualification, with a further 5m euros subject to player participation. The remaining payment of 15m euros (£12.6m) is based on individual player prizes. Fernandes