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Beneficiaries think TraderMoni is national cake, unwilling to repay loans’

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Bashirah Abdulrazaq-Sanusi, Kwara state focal person for the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), says some beneficiaries of TraderMoni are reluctant to repay loans. Abdulrazaq-Sanusi disclosed on Wednesday that about 10,000 people benefited from the programme...

Ronaldinho released from Paraguay prison after five months

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Former Brazil star Ronaldinho was released Monday by a Paraguayan judge after five months in detention over a forged passport. Judge Gustavo Amarilla also released Ronaldinho’s brother Roberto de Assis Moreira, who also had been...

Sam Okwaraji’s mother dies at 83

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Lady Janet Okwaraji, octogenarian mother of late Green Eagles Superstar, Samuel Okwaraji is dead. The death of the matriarch of Okwaraji family was confirmed to newsmen by his eldest son, Patrick Okwaraji on Monday. She was...

New dates announced for FA Cup fixtures

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The FA Cup quarter-finals have been rescheduled for the weekend of 27-28 June with the final set to take place on Saturday, 1 August. FA chief executive Mark Bullingham said the dates are “dependent on...

Benue born Nigerian international footballer Fenando Adi donates N10million worth of food palliatives to...

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Nigerian sports star ,Fenando Adi has donated Ten Million Naira worth of food palliatives to Benue State Government, in response to the emergency due to Covid-19 pandemic. Prof Mvendaga Jibo, made the presentation on behalf...

Five La Liga players test positive for coronavirus

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Five players from Spain’s top two leagues have tested positive for coronavirus, La Liga confirmed on Sunday. Players in Spain’s top-flight and Segunda division were allowed to carry out individual work at training grounds last...

Players who spit on the field should be cautioned because of coronavirus risk, FIFA...

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Yellow cards should be handed out to players who spit on the field when football resumes, a FIFA council member has said. The British Government has said talks are ongoing to get the Premier League “up...

Neymar’s mum dumps 22-year-old boyfriend

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Nemar’s mum, Nadine Goncalves has dumped her toyboy lover who is a self-confessed fan of her sensational footballer son, Neymar. The 55-year-old dumped 22-year-old Tiago Ramos just 11 days after Neymar endorsed their relationship. Nadine Goncalves...

COVID-19 Lockdown: 10 simple ways to beat boredom indoors

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Following a presidential ‘stay-at-home’ order which took full effect on Tuesday, March 31 as part of efforts to contain further spread of the coronaviurs disease , some Nigerians are already complaining of been bored...

Ndidi Nwosu, Nigeria’s Paralympic gold medalist, dies from ‘lung infection’

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Ndidi Nwosu, Nigeria’s para-powerlifting gold medalist at 2016 Olympic games in Brazil, has died. According to Brila FM, Nwosu died on April 1, in Owerri, Imo state, following complications arising from a lung infection. Queen Uboh,...

Enyimba FC supporters club chairman MR OSSY assassinated

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Enyimba FC Supporters club chairman, MR OSSY is dead. The Ideato Imo state born club administrator was killed few days ago in the presence of his kids and wife. Details will be provided soon

Enyimba FC supporters club chairman MR OSSY assassinated

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Enyimba FC Supporters club chairman, MR OSSY is dead. The Ideato Imo state born club administrator was killed few days ago in the presence of his kids and wife. Details will be provided soon

Who 2Baba Epp ? 2Baba Supports FG With N10 Million To Fight Coronavirus

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Veteran Nigeria singer, 2Baba Idibia, has pledged a donation of N10 million to the fight against pandemic, coronavirus. According to the singer, the donation is in conjunction with International Breweries plc towards the battle against...

COVID-19: Nigeria records first case in sports as Olopade tests positive

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A former Ogun State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Bukola Olopade, said he has tested positive for Coronavirus. Olopade is the MD of Nilayo Sports Management Company, an organization known for organising marathons in...

Brazil’s Maracana Stadium converted to open hospital to treat coronavirus patients

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One of the most famous stadiums in the world and a showpiece venue for the Rio Olympics is to be converted into a field hospital to treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus. The iconic...

Italian legend, Paulo Maldini, son infected with coronavirus

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Former AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini revealed that he and his son have been infected with coronavirus (COVID-19). Milan said Maldini, now the technical director at Milan, and his 18-year-old son Daniel, a youth team...

Nigerian girl , Grace ,needs help to keep her remaining kidney. Read her touching...

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Grace, born and raised in London to Nigerian parents is facing the most challenging time of her life. She was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2005 and had been on a cocktail of prescription...

CORONAVIRUS:Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will not be postponed-Dare

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will not be postponed amidst speculations that the event might be put on hold due to coronavirous spread. Speaking through...

‘If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail’… 20 inspirational quotes...

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Kobe Bryant, NBA legend, on Sunday, passed away after his helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California. The 41-year-old basketball star was travelling alongside Gianna, his 13-year-old daughter, and two other persons when his private helicopter crashed. There...

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year old daughter, Gianna die in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant’s daughter Gianna also died in the Calabasas helicopter crash that killed her father. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, nicknamed Gigi, was also onboard the private helicopter when it went down on Sunday, reps for the...