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AFCON 2021: ‘I did not resign’, Eguavoen debunks rumour

Nigeria’s national team interim head coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has denied resigning after his position following Nigeria’s defeat in the round 16 stage of the AFCON 2021 competition. Nigeria lost to Tunisia 1-0 during the AFCON match on Sunday. Recall, Eguavoen while speaking after Sunday’s loss to Tunisia, noted that he[Read More…]

Gospel singer Sammie Okposo has apologised to his wife for cheating on her after a lady accused him of impregnating her

Popular gospel artiste, Sammie Okposo, on Tuesday tendered a public apology to his wife, Ozioma, and his fans after he confessed to cheating on his wife. This comes barely 24 hours after an American-based woman, identified as African Doll, accused the singer of impregnating her – The woman revealed this[Read More…]

Hanifa: Kano govt revokes operational licence of all private schools

Kano state government has on Monday announced it is revoking the license of all private schools in the state following the murder of a 5-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, by her school proprietor. The development was announced by the Commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, during a press briefing on Monday. According[Read More…]

“You are a rare Gem! A very good man” – Mercy Aigbe hails her new man

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, on Monday hailed her new lover, Kazim Adeoti, on his birthday, stating that the latter has a pure heart. Sharing his picture on her Instagram page on Monday, the actress wrote, “Handsome Bobo. Yeah! Finally, it’s here! Happy birthday to a great man, a man of[Read More…]

How Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe remarried her ex-husband’s friend

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has remarried after 4 years of separation from her former husband, Otunba Lanre Gentry. The actress made the announcement on Sunday, January 23, 2022, to celebrate the birthday of the new husband who goes by the name of Kazim Adeoti, popularly known as Adekaz Productions in[Read More…]

Content creator Taooma and husband, Abdulazeez celebrate wedding Anniversary

Social media content creator, Taaooma has celebrated one year of being married to Film Director, Abdulazeez Greene. Taooma married Abdulazeez in 2020 – Abdulazeez Greene is a popular video director and cinematographer. He has been the brain behind Tooma’s comedy skit and she credits her career success to him. Taooma,[Read More…]

‘Our AFCON2021 journey ends here’: Reactions as Tunisia defeat Nigeria 1-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been knocked out of the AFCON 2021 game by Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles after a goal by Youssef M’Sakni. He aimed at the goal from outside the box and beats the Super Eagles goalkeeper. Reacting to the defeat, the Super Eagles tweeted; “FT in Garoua. Our #Afcon2021[Read More…]

KICC’s Ashimolowo hints on retirement, appoints son as UK Resident Pastor

There has been a minor change in the management of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) as its founder, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, appointed his first son, Tobi Ashimolowo, as Resident Pastor 2 of the KICC in London. Tobi, one of Ashimolowo’s two sons and founder of Vault, a high-end store for[Read More…]

Professor of Nuclear Physics slumps, dies in Kaduna University

A Professor of Nuclear Physics and Renewable energy has slumped and died in Kaduna State University (KASU). NewsWireNGR gathered that the professor took his children to school before going to KASU to teach. He slumped and died in the university complex.  Confirming the development, his brother, Engineer Abdulrazak Abubakar, said[Read More…]

Police officer allegedly shoots dead teenager over sachet water in Kogi

There was a protest in Kabba in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State over the alleged shooting to death of a teenage boy by a policeman because of sachet water. NewsWireNGR gathered the teenager had taken the sachet water from the policeman’s car to drink without his permission. Angered[Read More…]