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UEFA Champions League third qualifying round matches [Full results]

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First leg matches of the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round were played on Tuesday. Other teams are to play on Wednesday. However, second leg matches will be played August 1 and 2. Below are the results from Tuesday: Qarabag FK (AZE) 0 – FC Sheriff (MDA) 0 Slavia Prague (CZE) 1 (Skoda 20-pen) – BATE Borisov (BLR) 0 AEK Athens (GRE) 0 – CSKA Moscow (RUS) 2 – (Dzagoev 45+1, Wernbloom 56) Steaua Bucharest (ROM) 2 (Budescu 37, Teixeira 61) – Viktoria Plzen (CZE) 2 -(Krmencik 23, Kopic 53)
FK Vardar (MKD) 1 (Balotelli 65) – FC Copenhagen (DEN) 0 Partizan Belgrade (SRB) 1 (Tawamba 10) – Olympiakos (GRE) 3 – (Ben 6, 56, Emenike 90+1) Teams to play on Wednesday: FC Astana (KAZ) v Legia Warsaw (POL) Dynamo Kiev (UKR) v Young Boys (SUI) Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC (ISR) v Ludogorets (BUL) Viitorul (ROM) v APOEL (CYP) Celtic (SCO) v Rosenborg (NOR) Maribor (SLO) v FH Hafnarfjordur (ISL) Salzburg (AUT) v Rijeka (CRO) Nice (FRA) v Ajax (NED) Club Brugge (BEL) v Istanbul Basaksehir (TUR)

CRK saga: Reno Omokri blasts Tunde Bakare, Fr. Mbaka for keeping quiet [VIDEO]

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Reno Omokri, an aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan has lampooned Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka and Pastor Tunde Bakare for their silence over the attempted removal of Christians Religious Knowledge (CRK) form secondary school curriculum as a stand-alone subject. In a video released on Tuesday, Omokri said that said if he, Apostle Johnson Suleman, Femi Fani-Kayode and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) had kept quiet like Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka and Pastor Tunde Bakare had done, the federal government would not have reversed its decision to scrap the subject as an independent course in Nigerian Secondary schools. He further expressed his thanks to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for the timely return of CRK back to the school’s curriculum. Omokri said: “Just two days ago, the federal government announced that they have returned Christain Religoius Knowledge (CRK) as a stand-alone subject in our curriculum. “I thank the Acting-President, Yemi Osinbajo for doing this.…

Only Messi is guaranteed to start – Argentina coach, Sampaoli

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Head coach of Argentina, Jorge Sampaoli, has said that Lionel Messi “is the only undisputed starter”, as they face a must-win World Cup qualifier on August 31 against Uruguay. “I have had the good fortune to arrive with the national team at the time that Messi’s ban was lifted,” Sampaoli said during a news conference on Tuesday. “We have the best player in the world [in Messi]. From him the team is born.” Argentina are currently fifth in their qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup. Osinbajo to swear in 2 new Ministers Wednesday
Only the top four sides will qualify directly for the tournament that is to be staged in Russia. Sampaoli said that he will count on Messi to “shoot to the middle” or “to the right toward the middle” and seek out “players who will help his potential,” to defeat Uruguay on their home turf. “To leave Messi alone at this moment is a mistake. We need to surround him with the best players possible,” he said, while acknowledging that “there are no players who have …

Kidnappers of Kogi governor Yahaya Bello’s mother arrested, paraded (Photo)

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Five suspected kidnappers of the mother of the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello were on Tuesday arrested and paraded in the state. Bello’s mother, Hajia Hawawu Bello, was abducted by some gunmen in Uvete, Adavi local government area of Kogi on May 29, 2014. At time of the incident, Governor Bello was the Managing Director of Fair Plus Transport Services. The suspects names were given as 44-year-old Iliyasu Suleiman Danjuma Ibrahim, 26, Iliyasu Obadaki, 35, Alhaji Nasiru, 43) and Hafiz Yakubu. The Force Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Moshood, items such as two AK 47 rifles; 20 live cartridges; one army camouflage inner wear; two army camouflage pair of trousers and two army camouflage caps were recovered from the suspects. Other items include, one black Beretta; two plastic guns; three sharp knives and one axe. Moshood said the suspects had confessed to the kidnapping of the governor’s mother and other robberies in F…

Update on the accident that killed 2 at IMSU juction, here’s what really happened

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At least two persons lost their lives, with another person taken to the emergency unit of an undisclosed hospital after a truck rammed into a tricycle at the Imo State University (IMSU) Junction on the Owerri-Okigwe Expressway on Monday. Eyewitnesses told Punch at the scene of the auto crash on Tuesday that one of the victims, identified as Kelechi, was until her death an employee of the Imo Civil Guard, a state-owned security formation. According to one of the sources, Kelechi, a traffic officer posted to IMSU Junction, had closed from her shift and boarded a tricycle to her residence when the trailer rammed into the tricycle. It was learnt that the driver of the heavy duty vehicle without a number plate, which was coming into the state capital from Okigwe, had lost control and hit the commercial tricycle in motion. While two passengers died on the spot, another one was injured. A source said, “The driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle. It was unfortunate that the only obje…

Why Gov. Fayose was not allowed to visit Buhari in London, presidency finally explains

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The presidency has finally explained why Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State was not included in the list of delegates sent to visit ailing President Muhammadu Buhari in London. DAILY POST reports that seven governors led by the Chairman of Governors Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari would be jetting out to London this night to visit Buhari who is nursing his health in the UK. Explaining the reason’s for Fayose’s non-inclusion, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the presidency had no hand in the selection of the delegates to London. “The selection was by the governors forum and you will see that the delegation is headed by governor Yari who is chairman of that forum. So that question should go to the forum”, he saidHe explained that unlike the previous visit to the President made by only members of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) governors, this delegation was on a broader platform, the NGF, with membership also dr…

Tekno sharing of 2million still on--Is Pepsi really going to drop its price?

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Following MMMG artiste, Tekno’s announcement that he still has N2million left to give to Nigerians with small business ideas and those with educational needs, it seems millions of Nigerians will also be enjoying reduction in price of Pepsi 50cl ‘Plastic Bottle’.
This is coming after a fan who thanked him for affecting the lives of thousands of Nigerians, further told him to affect millions of lives by putting in a word at Pepsi for price reduction from #150 to #100, since he’s a Pepsi Ambassador.

‘I may not be popular anymore in the next 6 months’ -Efe

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Big Brother Naija 2017 winner, Efe Ejegba, has disclosed that he has moved on from the euphoria that came with winning the reality show. Efe who used an Economics logic to buttress his point while being interviewed by Planet TV, said though he knows the fame will diminish somehow even with the love he’s still getting, probably in the next 6 months. He further asked his fans to keep supporting him , till when he won’t need to introduce himself. Here’s the video;

Female suicide bomber stripped to panties after being caught in Borno

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A female suicide bomber who arrested by security operatives while trying to infiltrate Kawuri in Konduga LGA ,Borno State, was stripped to her panties after being neutralized. The female suicide bomber while on her way to wreck havoc, was spotted by an eagle-eyed sentry while trying to access the military location, and her bomb was further taken off.

See photo of 3 women who raped a Pastor

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For allegedly detaining and raping a Pastor who came to demand the money one of them was owing him, 3 women who gang-raped this Pastor from a local church in Cowdray Park suburb in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, have been arraigned before Western Commonage magistrate Mr Lungile Ncube, and charged with aggravated indecent assault. It was gathered that Sandra Ncube (21), Riamuhetsi Mlauzi (23) and Mongiwe Mpofu (25) who reside at the same house in Cowdray Park suburb,  led the victim into the house before Ncube held him by the waist and fondled his private part. Here’s what Prosecutor Petros Shoko said; “On July 14, 2017, at around 7PM, the complainant went to the three accused persons’ residence to collect his money from Riamuhetsi Mlauzi, which she owed him,” said the prosecutor. “They forced him to lie on the bed and undressed him. Ncube sat on his chest and he tried to push her away. However, Mlauzi, who was in the same room, held his legs together and sat on top, pressing him against the bed…

Finally! Donald Trump blocks John Legend’s wife, Chrissy on Twitter

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Chrissy Teigen has never been shy about voicing her opposition of President Donald Trump, and now he is finally taking action. The model, 31, revealed on Tuesday, July 25, that the Trump has blocked her on Twitter.
After 9 years of hating Donald J Trump, telling him ‘lol no one likes you’ was the straw,” she wrote alongside a screenshot showing the error message, “You are blocked from following @realDonaldTrump and viewing @realDonaldTrump’s tweets.”

Nnamdi Kanu is my godson, but secession is not in the interest of Igbos - Chekwas Okorie l

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- The national chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP) Chekwas Okorie, disclosed that he was the one who placed Nnamdi Kanu in the political limelight by appointing him as the chairman of APGA in 2002 - Okorie stated that unlike Kanu, he had traveled extensively around the country numerous times and had profound knowledge of the location of Igbos in the country; enough to know that secession is not the answer - 

Okorie revealed that in 2000, at the height of the Sharia implementation, he was the only easterner who visited the Igbo settlement in Gusau; and the trip had opened his eyes Chekwas Okorie, the national chairman of United Progressives Party (UPP), has stated that Nnamdi Kanu’s agitation for Biafra would not do any good to the Igbo ethnic group. 

According to reports, Okorie acknowledged that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was his political son, but he stated that he (Kanu) was not familiar with the place of the Igbo tribe in the larger Nigerian soc…

”Getting married 3 times was worth it” -Stella Damasus gushes about her husband

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Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus who has been in United States for her movie, has reacted to a post her husband, Daniel Ademinokan, made on Instagram telling her how much he missed her and why she should hurry back home, while also hinting that he suffered mental abuse from his ex-wife, Doris Simeon. Here’s what he wrote; “I’m so getting in trouble with @stelladamasus for posting this picture but only 3 people understand the inside joke here. LOL . Some people live an entire lifetime but never get a shot at true love. Some people may never know what it feels like to be TRULY loved. So they may never know what it feels like to wake up every morning next to your woman with no weave, no wig, no make up, and a heavy dose of stinky morning breath…and still love her from here to the moon and back. Can I get a witness?  Babe, I miss your wahala. I miss the way you make me laugh from my core till I have a headache. I miss our late night conversations that lead to late night snacking, and th…

Wollup!! EFCC’s Twitter handler debunks report of being a corp member, says he served 10 years ago

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EFCC’s Twitter handle yesterday revealed its handler who gave us savage replies to laugh at and also ponder on, as fast rising rapper, Olufemi Olukayode Adeyemi a.k.a Fshaw. Now every one has been asking why the Fshaw was unmasked yesterday. However Fshaw has debunked reports of being with the EFCC for the past year as a corp member. According to him, he served 10 years ago, and decided to move on from the job to pursue a career in music. In just a few hours after his identity was unvelied, his twitter followers increased from barely 2,000 to over 17,000.
Fraudsters are already setting up a fake account with his name, and he has tweeted a disclaimer.

Davido’s ex-girlfriend, Sira goes topless for racy photoshoot (Photos)

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Davido’s ex Guinean girlfriend, Sira Kante went topless for a racy Calvin Klein advert with a hot young guy. She shared the photos on her page and captioned it; “As it was in the beginning, so it will be in the end.

Photos: 61 Year Old Nigerian Woman Welcomes Set Of Triplets

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61-year-old Mrs Sambra Briggs pictured above from Abonnema in Rivers state welcomed a set of triplets yesterday July 24th, Facebook user, Comr Dickson David Senibo who shared the story online wrote "GOD IS STILL DOING MARVELOUS THINGS. Today the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Adeboye, Oyedepo and Ibiyeomie performed another miracle as a woman at the age of 61 from Abonnema namely Mrs Samba Briggs gave birth to triplet. Father you know my area of DIVINE NEED please answer me with a wonderful miracle like this AMEN. May your name be praised".