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Sports: Napoli lost Kalidou Koulibaly to two—match ban

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Napoli lost Kalidou Koulibaly for two days. The Italian defender was sent off in the final match against Cagliari for protests. So the Sporting Judge disqualified him for the next two days. Here is the reason for the verdict:  "two days of disqualification, at the 43rd of the second half, assuming a disrespectful attitude, addressing the Race Director a seriously insulting expression, reiterating this behavior while leaving the playing field after the consequent expulsion".  In addition to Koulibaly, a day of disqualification also for Pepe Reina and Murillo, while Rodrigo De Paul will have to serve his last day of suspension.

Sports:Barcelona are unhappy with midfielder Arthur Melo

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Barcelona are unhappy with midfielder Arthur Melo after he was photographed on a night out with Neymar on Thursday night. While Ernesto Valverde played down the matter during his press conference ahead of Saturday's game against Getafe, the club are less than pleased, both for his decision to go out but also the fact that he was pictured with Neymar. Arthur was the subject of controversy last season involving Neymar when the midfielder was the only Barcelona player to attend the former Blaugrana man's birthday party in Paris.On that occasion, Arthur had to apologise but based on what happened on Thursday it is hard to believe that he learned his lesson. On the field, Arthur is enjoying a fine patch of form, with two goals so far this season, yet his latest off-field decision could land him in hot water with the club.

BBNaija: Mercy, Seyi, Frodd escape, make it to finals

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Three Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemates have successfully bought their way to the finals of the reality show. Big Brother, on Monday, night gave Frodd the Veto power to nominate five housemates for eviction. Frodd nominated Tacha, Mike, Ike, Elozonam and Cindy. This means one or more of the housemates will be evicted come Sunday. However, Seyi escaped nomination after he emerged Head of House earlier in the day.  Also Mercy escaped nomination and eviction after she bought immunity with 2000coins.  This means Seyi, Mercy and Frodd have secured final position to the final BBNaija eviction Sunday where one housemate will emerge winner of N60m.

Brazil vs Nigeria: Coach Tite reveals why Neymar will play against Super Eagles

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Brazil coach, Tite, has revealed the rationale behind his decision, to include Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, in his 23-man roster for the friendlies against Senegal and Nigeria next month.  Amid the speculations involving Neymar, Barcelona, Real Madrid and PSG this summer, the player received a call-up for Brazil’s games in September. He impressed in their season opener against Colombia, scoring and providing an assist. “Neymar is happy in the national team, I can talk about the national team, he is happy here. “He has no control over other situations because I have no control. But he demonstrated it in games,” Tite told reporters at Friday’s press conference. Flamengo defender, Caio, is making a return to the squad and two exciting 21-year-olds in Gremio’s Matheus and Atlético de Madrid’s Lodi, are in line to make their international debuts next month. “Rodrigo Caio has been returning to a very high standard he had in the Brazilian team. “Lodi is a young playe

Ogun: I will not scrap polytechnic created in Ipokia by Amosun – Dapo Abiodun

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Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has said the new Ogun State Polytechnic established in Ipokia by his predecessor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, would not be scrapped, DAILY POST reports. Gov Abiodun disclosed this during a government function held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital yesterday. Abiodun spoke on his efforts in resolving the controversies surrounding the upgrade of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), Abeokuta and the creation of a polytechnic in Ipokia, Ogun West by Amosun. According to him, when he came in as governor, none of the institutions were functioning, a situation that brought about the inauguration of various committees to look into the issues. He said for MAPOLY to function, he had to send a bill to the Ogun State House of Assembly for the reversal of MAPOLY assets, which he said had earlier been ceded to MAUSTECH; adding that MAPOLY is now doing fine as the polytechnic now generates reve

Adebanjo reveals real reason behind Buhari’s new attitude towards Osinbajo, says Nigeria should break up

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A chieftain of the Yoruba apex socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has noted that constitutional crisis in Nigeria and the imbalance in the polity are the main cause of agitation for a break-up by different groups in the country. The lawyer and elder statesman said that it would be better if the country breaks up since the leaders refuse to restructure it. According to him, “I have no objection to breaking up. People are talking of breaking up because the term of coming together has been abrogated by the northern Muslims who are dominating us,” he was quoted by Sun. “This is why the young elements, extremists in the South- East, South – South, South –West and the Middle Belt are yearning for break-up just because of their refusal to yield to our demand of peaceful co-existence.” On the recently reported crisis in the Presidency and the news of Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo falling out of favour with President Muhammadu Buhari, the elder statesma

South African President booed at Mugabe’s funeral over Black's Attack

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The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, was booed on Saturday in Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe, while delivering a speech at the funeral of Robert Mugabe, a former Zimbabwean President, who died at 95 penultimate Friday. Following the jeers and whistling from the audience, which interrupted his speech, Ramaphosa apologised for the recent xenophobic attacks in his country. Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks, about 12 people reportedly killed. Businesses belonging to foreigners were destroyed in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city. The incident had compelled the Nigerian government to evacuate 187 of its citizens, in the first batch, while others are billed to return on Sunday. But speaking on Saturday at the funeral, Ramaphosa said, “I stand before you as a fellow African to express my regret and apologise for what has happened in our country,” after one of the organisers tr

Enugu: Police confirm collapse of three-storey building

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The Police Command in Enugu State has said that no life was lost in the collapsed three storey building under construction in Enugu metropolis. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said this in a statement in Enugu on Friday. Amaraizu said that the incident took place on Wednesday around Monarch Avenue axis of Independence Layout in Enugu metropolis. He said “From preliminary investigations, it is clear that no life was lost in the incident and no other property was lost rather than the collapsed building under construction. “The members of the public should discountenance any other information to the contrary on the incident being circulated in the social media.” According to him, the cause of the incident is yet to be established. “Investigation on the incident is still on as the Command plans to get to the bottom of the matter,’’ he said. However, an eyewitness, Mr Clifford Eze, said that the

Chioma accepted Davido Proposal to marriage

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Nigerian superstar, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke is engaged to long-time girlfriend, Chioma Rowland. News Agency of Nigeria  reports that the singer proposed to her at an event with their close friends and family present. Davido shared photographs and a video from the proposal on his Instagram page @davidoofficial with the caption, “She said yes. Big rock.” This proposal comes shortly after their family introduction, announced by the singer on Instagram, which took place on September 2. Davido dedicated his 2018 hit song, ‘Assurance’ to Chioma. @Zaddy_nomso said, “Davido sealing the victory for NG Men as he scores late on a cold night at the Chioma Stadium in London. We Nigerian Men are proud of our super striker Davido. May God bless his union with Chioma.” @Thepamilerin said, “We have a wedding to plan. Congratulations Davido x Chioma.”

BBNaija: Nigerians react as Bambam, Teddy A finally get married [PHOTOS]

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Reality Tv stars, Bamike Olawunmi, aka BamBam and Tope Adenibuyan, aka Teddy A had their traditional marriage on Saturday. Nigerians on social media received the news of the lovebirds’ wedding with excitement. Teddy A and BamBam, who met and began their relationship during Big Brother Naija ‘Double Wahala’ in 2018, first announced their engagement on Aug. 4. Their colourful traditional wedding was also a reunion for some of the ‘Double Wahala’ housemates who showed up with fashionable attires. Double Wahala’ housemates, Cynthia Nwadiora aka CeeC, Nina Oyenobi, Omololu Shomuyiwa, Anto Lecky, Khloe Abiri and Leo Dasilva were part of the couple’s train. The traditional wedding, which took place at BamBam’s hometown, Ilaro, Ogun State, also had several celebrities across the entertainment industry in attendance. The couple, also known for their impeccable style, did not disappoint fans as they had at least three outfit changes for the ceremony. Bambam an

You ‘ve made history, Twitter celebrates Bianca after defeating Serena to win first Grand Slam

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Reactions to Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in Saturday’s US Open women’s final: “Congratulations @Bandreescu_! You’ve made history and made a whole country very proud. #SheTheNorth” — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted his support to Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion. “CONGRATS GIRL! Canadian history” — Eugenie Bouchard, who was the first Canadian woman to make a Grand Slam final when she reached the 2014 Wimbledon championship match, losing to Petra Kvitova. It was posted with a big-screen TV image of Andreescu holding the US Open champion’s trophy. “SHE THE CHAMP! Congrats, @Bandreescu_ #WeTheNorth x #SheTheNorth” — The reigning NBA champion Toronto Raptors transmuted their slogan from their title run, “We the North”, to “She the North” in tribute to Andreescu, tweeting the note with a photo of a Raptors jersey with her name on it next to the NBA championship trophy.

South African bishops knock Ramaphosa over attacks on Nigerians, and other country's

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Catholic Bishops in South Africa have dismissed claims by the South African government that the attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in the former apartheid nation were not xenophobic as incorrect. This was contained in a  statement by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of the Southern African Catholic Bishop’s Conference Office for Migrants and Refugees on Saturday. Tlhagale said they were not happy with the attack on foreign nationals in South Africa. He said, “Once again we received reports of the authorities doing very little to protect the victims. We received reports of police standing by idly in Pretoria while shops were being looted and people attacked. Not a single arrest was made on that day. “Once again the authorities resort to the old explanation: that this is not xenophobia, but the work of criminal elements. “Let us be absolutely clear – this is not an attempt by concerned South Africans to rid our cities of drug

Xenophobia: Over 5,000 jobs lost in Lagos protest at—Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that over 5,000 persons have lost their jobs to the protest against xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. It may be recalled that Nigerians had staged anti-xenophobia protests across the nation, during which business outfits perceived to belong to South Africa were attacked. A Press release signed by Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, stated that Sanwo-Olu spoke on Saturday when he visited some of the shopping malls that were attacked in Ajah and Surulere. These are jobs where Nigerians are the ones that have been affected. So, we need to be able to take the lessons out of this, be stronger together and be able to take corrective measures to ensure that things like these should certainly not repeat itself in our community,” the governor said. "He also described Lagos State as a safe haven for business and investments, noting that the recent attacks on ma

Hustlers

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Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. Inspired by a New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler that went viral, former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. Release date:   13 September 2019 ( Nigeria ) Director:   Lorene Scafaria Based on:   "The Hustlers at Scores"; by Jessica Pressler Producers:   Jennifer Lopez ,   Will Ferrell ,   Adam McKay Genre:  Drama Written By:  Lorene Scafaria In Theaters:  Sep 13, 2019    Wide Runtime:  107 minutes Studio:  STXfilms

Reasons why marriage get separated

Is no longer news that ladies aspire to get married to men who stays overseas. Most of this men hardly comes back home, mostly once a year or once in 8 months. This means they only get to see and spend some time with their husband once in a year, which also means they get little or no s*x in month's, most of them end up having an affair with the  caption "body no be fire wood", this may or may not end up well.  What's your take on this? Is their reason for cheating justifiable?. 

ILHAN OMAR ACCUSED OF HAVING AFFAIR WITH HER MARRIED POLITICAL CONSULTANT

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Rep. Ilhan Omar , who is married, has denied accusations that she was having an affair with one of her married political advisers. The accusations are based on claims made in papers filed by his estranged wife as part of divorce proceedings, first reported by the  New York Post  on August 27, claiming that he told her in April that he was "romantically involved with and in love with" Omar. He was a political consultant for the freshman congresswoman at the time. The  Post  reported that the proceedings were filed by Dr. Beth Mynett, 55, a medical director at the Department of Corrections in Washington. She described how her husband, 38-year-old Tim Mynett, was having an affair with the 36-year-old legislator. According to the newspaper, the divorce document says that Mrs. Mynett is seeking primary physical custody of their son, partially due to her husband's “extensive travel” with Omar. During an interview with a local Minneapolis radio station, Omar (D-Minne

Esther, Cindy, Frodd, Venita, Sir Dee, Tacha Up For Possible Eviction

The existing teams, Cruistopia and The Icons has been dissolved by Biggie and new teams Enigma and Legends were formed. There are 7 members each in both teams.  Enigma team are Mike, Mercy, Seyi, Elozonam, Diane, Ike and Cindy while Legend team are Khafi, Esther, Tacha, Omoshola, Frodd, Sir Dee and Venita. In this weeks nomination challenge, Team Enigma emerged winners while the Legends lost the challenge, which automatically put them all up for eviction. Ike who won this weeks veto power save Omoshola and replaced him with Cindy. With this the housemates now up for possible eviction are Tacha, Sir Dee, Esther, Frodd, Venita and Cindy.