Sunday, August 24, 2014

Nigeria's Falconets To Meet President Jonathan If They Win U-20 Women Football World Cup Finals

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The National Under-20 women’s football team, the Falconets have made it to the final of the 2014 FIFA under-20 women’s World Cup holding in Canada, and President Goodluck Jonathan has exhorted them to go all out for victory against their German counterparts in tomorrow’s game.

The President, in a telephone conversation with the Falconets said that such feat will not only bring greater glory but pride and joy to soccer-loving Nigerians. The audio of the call was released to the media by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.

President Jonathan who commended the players for getting to the finals of the tournament once again, however urged them to do their best in exceeding their second place finish in 2010 by over-running the German team tomorrow.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! Omotola and Her Daughters Take The Tip of Africa In Stripes

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Omotola Jalade and her family are still in South Africa and today, the whole Ekeinde family visited the tip of Africa, the Cape of Good Hope.

Omotola and her two daughters, Princess and Meriah wore matching black and white striped tops over black leggings or tights. The happy mom shared the picture above with the tag;

Girls just wanna have fun! #capetown #trustGod #livelovelaugh

She shared more photos and commentary from their outing, and in one of them, she congratulates her first daughter, Princess, for passing her exams in one sitting. Enjoy...

British Rapper Among Suspects For ISIS Beheading

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A British rapper whose father is awaiting trial in Manhattan for a pair of US embassy bombings is a leading suspect in the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley.

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary — who recently tweeted a photo of himself holding up a severed head — was among three Brits identified as possibly being the masked killer known as “John the Beatle.”

Bary, 24, is the son of an Egyptian-born militant who is awaiting trial on terror charges tied to the deadly 1998 bombings of embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Also under investigation are the brother of a British doctor once charged with kidnapping two Western war correspondents, and a former gang member who converted to Islam and traveled to Syria.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Drake Raps About Rihanna And Their Time Together In New Leaked Song

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A little audio clip from a new Drake song surfaced last night and it seems to be about Rihanna, whom he was said to have dated briefly last year while he was on tour in Europe.

The one-minute long snippet is rumored to be from the title track off Drake’s upcoming album Views From the 6. The lyrics lets us know that Drake is just not quite over whatever he and Rihanna had and he thinks they can have it again. He even mentions Rihanna’s two best friends Jenn and Melissa.

To top it all off, there’s a short feature of Rihanna's voice, maybe from a phone conversation or voicemail. Check out some lyrics from the song below..

Couple Love - Christina Milian and Lil Wayne In Matching Sneakers

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Christina Milian continues to insist that she and Lil Wayne are just friends and business partners even though one of his exes had called her out in the past for there being more than that between the label mates.

The two were photographed this weekend walking down the street, holding hands and all hugged up on each other. They were also wearing matching sneakers.

So Christina, you can see why it's so easy for us to call love?

2face Idibia Loses Father to Prostate Cancer - Read Family Statement

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2face Idibia's dad, Pa Michael Idibia died today at an undisclosed hospital in Abuja after battling prostate cancer. He had been undergoing treatments for the ailment for a few years but sadly, didn’t survive it.

2face’s Manager, Efe Omoregie, who confirmed the news, this evening said the singer is still in shock over the sad incident.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

The family has released the statement below;

Gospel Singer Sonnie Badu Weds Ann-Marie In London Today [Photos]

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Ghanaian gospel minister Sonnie Badu tied the knot with his fiancee, Ann-Marie, today in London near Trafalgar Square.

Sonnie Badu is known for his celebrated African worship songs, “Covenant keeping God” and “Baba,” and the singer is also recognized in the international gospel industry.

The wedding was well attended, and guests included Ghana's richest man Sam Jonah & his wife and Alhaji Ibrahim Mahama.

More wedding photos below

#BlackMamba - Lakers Celebrate Kobe Bryant At 36

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Kobe Bryant is an American NBA player for the Los Angeles Lakers and he turns 36 today. The hashtag #BlackMamba is currently trending on Twitter flagged off by his team's and followed up by his millions of fans.

Road To The VMAs - Snake Bites Nicki Minaj's Dancer, Iggy Azalea Falls Off Stage

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Strange things seem to be happening to singers Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea, who will be performing at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, coming up tomorrow.

First, one of Nicki Minaj’s backing dancers was hospitalized after she was bitten by a snake during rehearsals for the song Anaconda.

Nicki Minaj is scheduled to perform her new single Anaconda during the music awards show on Sunday and was rehearsing for the live show with her dancers and a large snake this week.

Minaj and her team were onstage as the six-foot long reptile slithered up to a female performer and sunk its fangs into her.

The dancer was taken to a Los Angeles hospital for treatment and the snake was removed from the stage. Her injury is not believed to be serious. It is not known if the animal will still be used in the performance.

British National Tests Positive For Ebola Virus In Sierra Leone

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A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola. It is the first reported case of a Briton contracting the deadly virus during the recent outbreak. The Department of Health (DoH) said the overall risk to those in the UK "continues to be very low".

Some 1,427 people have died since Ebola began spreading in West Africa at what the World Health Organisation has described as an "unprecedented" rate. The number of cases in the region now stands at 2,615.

The virus, which is spread between humans through direct contact with infected blood, attacks internal organs and has no known cure. Symptoms include high fever, bleeding and central nervous system damage - and the fatality rate can be as high as 90%.