AFCON 2017: Guinea-Bissau in an historic draw with Gabon

Gabon and Guinea Bissau had never met in a competitive football match until Saturday’s opening game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. After a chastising and frustrating afternoon at the Stade de l’Amitié in Libreville, few from host nation Gabon will be looking forward to the next time the west African nations meet. A dramatic late equalizer earned unfancied…

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US: Tim Rushlow to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony

American country music artist Tim Rushlow will be performing at president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony. After years of performing for American sailors and soldiers around the globe, powerhouse vocalist Tim Rushlow will perform at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 19 as part of the “‘Make America Great Again!’ Welcome Celebration.” Rushlow, the former lead vocalist of Grammy®-nominated,…

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Kogi youths celebrate return of the MMM Ponzi scheme

Some youths all around the Kogi state capital city of Lokoja on Saturday were at several beer parlours to celebrate the return of the controversial Mavrodi Mondial Movement (MMM) The Ponzi scheme, banned in Russia where it originated, froze the accounts of 3 million Nigerian members in December, causing panic and anxiety. The scam returned yesterday, a day before its…

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Gambia: Adama Barrow follows Buhari to Mali summit

President-elect Adama Barrow was due to meet world leaders Saturday at a summit jointly hosted by France in Mali as the international community strives for an end to The Gambia’s political crisis. Barrow flew to Bamako unexpectedly after holding crisis talks in Banjul with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Ghana’s John Mahama. The delegation of…

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Aaliyah songs removed from streaming services

Fans of Aaliyah have been left disappointed after the late R&B star’s hits disappeared from streaming services just a day after their upload. The Try Again hitmaker’s back catalogue has long been kept away from digital music platforms, so devotees were pleasantly surprised on Wednesday (11Jan17), when they were able to stream her compilation album Ultimate Aaliyah on Apple’s iTunes…

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On President Buhari, G.O Adeboye and Governor Fayose by Reno Omokri

Three weeks ago, Pastor Enoch Adeboye was in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state and while there, he praised Governor Ayo Fayose for defending his people from foreign Fulani herdsmen. The next day, the All Progressives Congress insulted Pastor Adeboye in the media and accused him of commending Fayose for pecuniary reasons, claiming he may have been bribed (you see, the only weapon…

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SOUTHERN KADUNA AND NIGERIA’S DEADLY MONSTERS (PART 2)

In his book titled “Concerning the Government of Our Country and Neighboring Countries in the Sudan”, Nigeria’s first Mahdi, Sheik Usman Dan Fodio, who is the father of the Fulani Caliphate and leader of the 1804 jihad that overwhelmed and conquered what is now known as northern Nigeria wrote: “The government of a country is the government of its king…

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SOUTHERN KADUNA AND NIGERIA’S DEADLY MONSTERS (PART 1)

The shameful call by the Council of Imams for the arrest of the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Christian leaders in Southern Kaduna for asking the people to defend themselves is not only reckless and provocative but also self-seeking and dangerous. Lest we forget the facts are as follows: 808 Christians were butchered on Christmas eve…

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