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Celebrities / FUN TIME OOO!! Can You Spell Out Your Name Using Football Clubs? (real Fans Only by OptimistSky(m): 9:38am On Jan 20
First of all introduction, this game is exclusive for only Real Football Fans 

If you don't know anything about football you cant attempt this ooo...

We want you all to do something special by spelling out your Name with football clubs in the world.

NOTE: You must use real football clubs and not fake names 

So Lets Go!

Can You Spell Out Your Name Using Football Clubs?

MINE: My name is Emmanuel so 

 E – Everton

 M – Man United

M -- Man City

A -- Arsenal

N -- Norwich

U -- Unidese

E -- Everton

L -- Liverpool

Drop yours below!

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Business / Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Bribery by OptimistSky(m): 9:15am On Jan 18
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to 2.5 years in jail for bribery. An appellate court in South Korea announced the sentence after a long trial, which also involved former President Park Geun-hye. Lee’s imprisonment comes as a huge shock to the tech giant and will create a leadership vacuum in the company.

Lee was facing legal charges for bribing an associate (Choi Soon-sil) of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye so that Cheil Industries and Samsung C&T could merge, allowing him to succeed his father and successfully control Samsung Electronics. The court said during the announcement of the prison sentence, “It is hard to say that Samsung’s compliance committee has met its effectiveness. It is inappropriate to reflect this in the sentencing.”

Car Talk / The Fastest Cars In The World by OptimistSky(m): 9:03am On Jan 18
It took over a year, but Bugatti’s 304-mph record has finally lost its number one spot. There’s a new top-speed champion as of October 19, 2020, and a company few people have heard about has made it. The names SSC and Tuatara may not sound familiar to you now, but that won’t last long. Now that it snagged the speed crown from Bugatti, odds are you’ll hear a lot more about this Washington-based firm and the record-breaking machines it designs and builds.

Speculators contend that the Chiron can achieve higher speeds, and test Pilot Andy Wallace confirmed this after driving. Despite its contender’s bold statements, Bugatti has declared that it is no longer interested in regaining the title for the fastest car. While Bugatti may be out of the race, Koenigsegg, a brand out of Sweden, will give the Chiron worthy competition. It confirmed the Jesko Absolute is the fastest car it will ever build, though it hasn’t had the chance to test it on the track yet. Although 330 mph is theoretically possible, finding a road long enough to test it on is easier said than done.

Until then, these are the fastest production cars in the world. The emphasis here is on the word “production” — dragsters, rally cars, and one-off custom jobs need not apply. We’ve also tried to limit our selection to those with claimed top speeds recognized as legitimate by automotive media and sanctioning groups.

Until then, these are the fastest production cars in the world. The emphasis here is on the word “production” — dragsters, rally cars, and one-off custom jobs need not apply. We’ve also tried to limit our selection to those with claimed top speeds recognized as legitimate by automotive media and sanctioning groups.

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Celebrities / Nigeria Singer Seyi Shay Causes Commotion On Instagram With Her Butt Naked Photo by OptimistSky(m): 9:40pm On Jan 17
Sensational singer, Seyi Shay has once again broken the internet with racy photos of herself.  

The “Tuale” singer took to her Instagram page where she shared a photo of herself posing on her bed with no clothes on and her butt on full display. She capti0ned the photo: “Good sex, No stress, One Boo, NO EX, small circles, Big Cheques” ?” Recall that in 2020, the singer’s nudes surfaced on the internet but she claimed that she was hacked and later launched another account


Foreign Affairs / Vice U.S.A President Elect Kamala Harris To Resign Her US Senate Seat On Monday by OptimistSky(m): 3:43pm On Jan 17
U.S.A Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated.

Aides to the California Democrat confirmed the timing and said Gov. Gavin Newsom was aware of her decision, clearing the way for him to appoint fellow Democrat Alex Padilla, now California’s secretary of state, to serve the final two years of Harris’ term.

Padilla will be the first Latino senator from California, where about 40 per cent of residents are Hispanic. Newsom announced his choice in December, following intense lobbying for the rare Senate vacancy from the nation’s most populous state.

Phones / Whatsapp Inc Say Users Shouldn't Worry About Sharing Personal Data With Facebook by OptimistSky(m): 3:14pm On Jan 17
After a change to its terms of service sparked privacy concerns among users, WhatsApp on Monday clarified that its new policy doesn't affect the privacy of people's messages with friends or family.

The messenger app, which sells itself as a privacy focused service, will next month force its users to agree to let Facebook and its subsidiaries collect their personal data on WhatsApp , including phone numbers and locations.

If users don't accept the new terms and conditions by February 8, they will be kicked off the app.

Politics / Federal Government Close NIMC Headquarter For Enrolment, Activate 20 Centres by OptimistSky(m): 10:20pm On Jan 16
The Federal government has approved closure of enrolments at the headquarters of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and created 20 new centres within Abuja and its environs.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami gave the approval  to allow Nigerians participate in the on-going registration exercise with ease.

A statement from the spokesman of NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke said the reactivation of 20 centres within the FCT would “make the process of NIN enrolment much easier from Monday, January 18th 2021.”

Phones / Alternative Ways Of Using Whatsapp In 2021 by OptimistSky(m): 5:03pm On Jan 16
Have the recent privacy issues with WhatsApp convinced you it’s time to find a new messaging app? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we’re going to review what the heck is going on here. Then we’ll take quick looks at five secure messaging apps that actually respect your privacy.

Finally, we cover a few of the common questions that people have about WhatsApp, privacy, and alternative secure messaging apps. So let’s dive in!

Overview of WhatsApp privacy issues
WhatsApp has a couple of issues that seem to all be hitting at the same time. One issue appeared January 10, 2021, when WhatsApp group invite links and user profiles started appearing in Google searches. This could allow someone who spotted such links in a Google search to join the indexed groups.

Thousands of user profiles were also indexed by Google, which could lead to a user’s data, including phone number and profile photo, being exposed to outsiders. WhatsApp has reportedly fixed the Google indexing problem — but it may be too late if your data has already been exposed in the wild.

Read the alternative chat app you can use instead of WhatsApp

Phones / Apple Begins Work On Foldable Iphone, Redesigned Imacs And New Mac Pros by OptimistSky(m): 4:42pm On Jan 16
Apple has reportedly started work on a foldable iPhone and is developing foldable screens internally. This year’s iPhone may also reintroduce Touch ID by placing the fingerprint-scanner under the handset’s display. And one more rumor is that Apple is working on a redesigned iMac, new Mac Pros, and a more affordable external monitor.
Apple’s foldable iPhone isn’t going to launch anytime soon, but it’s something the company is actively developing. The device’s screen is said to feature a “mostly invisible hinge” and, when unfolded, will be about the size of an iPhone 12 Pro Max -- that’s 6.7 inches.

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Phones / Snapchat Permanently Bans Donald Trump Official Account by OptimistSky(m): 9:02am On Jan 14
Image-centric social network Snapchat on Wednesday said it had permanently banned US President Donald Trump from the platform, as voices are raised against keeping him off the internet stage

President Trump's access to social media has been largely cut off since a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington DC in a deadly attack on January 6.

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Jokes Etc / Watch Video: Mr Macaroni Ft Don Jazz ' Stingy Man Association' by OptimistSky(m): 12:37pm On Jan 13
Watch Video Comedy of Mr Macaroni ft Popular Nigeria Artist and the leader of Mavin Crew Don Jazzy titled Stingy Man.

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Jokes Etc / Seun Kuti Counters ‘stingy Men’ And Created ‘cheerful Givers Association” by OptimistSky(m): 12:03pm On Jan 13
Popular Musician Seun Kuti son of former all time Musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti has set up the Cheerful Givers Association of Nigeria to counter the Stingy Men Association of Nigeria, Igbere TV reports.

The 38-year-old revealed this in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

He said their motto is ‘because African Women Are Worth It’.

“What is this STINGY MEN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (SMAN) Trying to give us a bad name. We Nigerian men that understand the art of taking care of our women.

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Romance / A Short Story Behind Stingy Men Association Of Nigeria (SMAN) by OptimistSky(m): 10:00pm On Jan 12
It’s no longer new to everyone on social media that a new movement has gone viral on the Internet:

#stingymenassociationofnigeria. Countless of men who are celebrities have joined this movement and it’s making waves on the Internet.

Many people don’t know the reasons or cause of this movement while some might be aware already.

A twitter user, @StingyMenPro posted on his page the story and reasons behind the #stingymenassociationofnigeria movement which started going viral few days ago.

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Phones / INCREDIBLE: Telegram Gets 25 Million New Users In Three Days After Whatsapp by OptimistSky(m): 9:31pm On Jan 12
WhatsApps’s new terms sparked criticism as users outside Europe who do not accept the new conditions before February 8 will be cut off from the messaging app.

The encrypted messaging app, Telegram, has registered 25 million new users in the past 72 hours, its Russia-born founder, Pavel Durov, said Tuesday, on the heels of WhatsApp announcing a change to its privacy terms, AFP reports.

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Car Talk / Watch Video: BMW Made The World’s First Electrified Wingsuit. It Reached 186 MPH by OptimistSky(m): 9:35pm On Jan 09
BMW believed it could fly and now it’s proved it. The German marque just successfully sent air sports pioneer Peter Salzmann soaring through the sky at speeds of up to 186 mph in a newly developed electric wingsuit.

The innovative concept was a joint effort between BMW, Designworks and Salzmann. The professional skydiver and BASE jumper said the idea arose while he was thinking of ways to improve performance in the air.

“One of them was a supporting motor—and it’s an idea I just couldn’t shake,” Salzmann told BMW. “I found the idea of being able to jump from my local mountain wearing the wingsuit and land in my garden fascinating.”


Politics / Nigerians Spent N9.28 Trillions To Import Goods In Nine Months –nigeria Bureau by OptimistSky(m): 11:17am On Jan 08
Latest data from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that a total of N9.28tn was spent on the importation of manufactured goods into the country between January and September 2020.

The NBS data released on Thursday, January 7, show that manufactured goods imported into the country rose significantly in the third quarter of last year as the manufacturing sector was hard hit by the COVID-19 disruptions, border closure and the scarcity of foreign exchange.

According to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Purchasing Managers’ Index Survey Report also released on Thursday, the manufacturing sector contracted in the six months to October amid the economic fallout of the pandemic, and although it snapped out of the stagnation in November, the sector shrank again in December.

The NBS data also showed that manufactured goods imported into the country in Q3 were valued at N3.83tn, up from N2.78tn in Q2 and N2.66tn in Q1.

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Politics / Elon Musk Is Now The Richest Person In The World, Passing Jeff Bezos by OptimistSky(m): 9:24am On Jan 08
Elon Musk just became the richest person in the world, with a net worth of more than $185 billion.
Thursday's increase in Tesla's share price pushed Musk past Jeff Bezos, who had been the richest person since 2017 and is currently worth about $184 billion.
Musk's wealth surge over the past year marks the fastest rise to the top of the rich list in history — and marks a dramatic financial turnaround for the famed entrepreneur.

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Politics / Senate House Queries Power Ministry Over N478m Found In Mortgage Bank by OptimistSky(m): 9:49am On Jan 07
The Senate has queried the Ministry of Power after it discovered a bogus deposit of N478m by the ministry in Aso Savings and Loans Plc.

The money was discovered following a 2015 report carried out by the office of the Auditor General for the Federation (AuGF), and was said to be in connection with the Zungeru Power Project.

The report which is currently being scrutinised by the Senate Public Account Committee, stated that the amount was meant for the compensation of persons that would be displaced to pave the way for the project execution.

Part of the money, the report further stated, was for the purpose of securing housing facilities for some staff of the Ministry of Power.

Read also: Chinese companies must obey Nigeria’s labour laws ― Foreign Minister Wang Yi

The Chairman of Committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, while treating the report during its ad-hoc sitting on Wednesday, January 6, raised fears that the Ministry might have difficulty in retrieving the fund if the report by the AuGF is anything to go by.

“The examination of various bank statements belonging to the Ministry of Power revealed that the sum of N2bn was deposited into Aso Savings and Loans Account since December 2013,” the AuGF report stated.

“The Ministry should provide the backing documents to enable the office of the AuGF to carry out proper audit checks on the operation of this account, particularly, the interest accrued on the deposit.”

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Celebrities / Nigerian Singer, Bella Shmurda Caught Allegedly DRUNK On Stage And Get Beaten Up by OptimistSky(m): 12:59pm On Jan 06
Fast rising Nigerian singer, Bella Shmurda has been caught on camera allegedly soak in alcohol on stage.

The shocking incident reportedly happened in Ibadan.

In the video, Bella Shmurda was heard insulting people that came to see him perform as he almost fall on stage.

Crime / Taxi Driver Masturbates And Ejaculates While Carrying Female Passenger by OptimistSky(m): 10:25am On Jan 05
A video making rounds online has shown moment a Nigerian taxi driver masturbated and ejaculated while carrying female passengers in his car.

In the video, one of the girls was heard quering the driver on why he brought out his manhood while also asking if it is wrong for women to walk in the streets.

Phones / Facebook Sees Whatsapp As Its Future, Antitrust Suit Or Not by OptimistSky(m): 2:56pm On Jan 04
On the final day of November, Facebook Inc. announced it had bought a customer service software startup most people had never heard of, in a deal valuing the company at more than $1 billion. Although it was the third-largest acquisition in Facebook’s history, slightly more than it paid for Instagram in 2012, the deal drew very little notice. In Washington, where regulators are actively pursuing antitrust lawsuits against Facebook and politicians condemn almost every move the company makes, the purchase of Kustomer Inc. was met with crickets.

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Politics / What God Showed Me About President Buhari, 2023 Elections, Next President by OptimistSky(m): 7:50am On Jan 03
The founder and General Overseer of God’s Anointed and Blessed Church International, Pastor Toye Ebijomore, has released his prophecies concerning Nigeria for the New Year.

According to the Pastor, God reaffirmed to him that the birth of the new Nigeria will be in 2021.

“Then, I saw the Lord passed through the National Assembly, Aso Villa, and the judicial house of Nigeria for rearrangements,” he said in a series of prophecies he made this available on Saturday.

Celebrities / D’banj Welcomes New Baby Girl With His Wife, Lineo Kilgrow by OptimistSky(m): 9:47am On Jan 02
Sensational singer, D’banj has welcomed a second child with his wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow.

The singer who welcomed a baby boy in 2019 took to his Instagram page to share the good news. He wrote: “As I Hold My Daughter, My Own babylet In my Arms On This Day all the proof in God I need is in Her Eyes, you are a gift from the heavens and my God indeed honored His words in Psalms 65:11 . And to my Beautiful Wife lineo.

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Politics / Katsina State Police Rescued 393 Kidnapped Victims, Neutralized 29 Bandits by OptimistSky(m): 8:10pm On Jan 01
Katsina State Police Command has disclosed that Police personnel in the state rescued 393 kidnapped victims from bandits’ camp in the year 2020.

According to the Command, 23 armed bandits were also neutralized in gun battles with gunmen during the year under review.

The Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sanusi Buba stated this at a press conference held at the Command’s headquarters In Katsina.

The commissioner also explained that 1,503 suspects were arrested in connection with 1,024 cases, pointing out that 1,116 suspects were undergoing prosecution in various courts of competent jurisdiction in the state.

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Politics / Nigeria Activist Omoleye Sowore Arrested Over New Year Eve Protest by OptimistSky(m): 7:58pm On Jan 01
Activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters online newspaper, Mr. Omoyele Sowore has been arrested by the police in Abuja for staging a New Year Eve protest tagged #CrossOverWithProtest.

Mr Sowore and some activists were arrested at the #CrossoverWithProtest, a planned procession across the country on New Year eve.

Some of the activists who escaped arrest said Sowore was whisked away in one of the seven vans of the Nigerian police mobilized to the protest ground at Gudu junction in Abuja.

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Politics / President Mohammadu Buhari’s New Year Address Empty, Says PDP by OptimistSky(m): 7:48pm On Jan 01
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2021 New Year address as empty, directionless and a confirmation that the nation has become leaderless.

A statement on Friday by the spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the President’s speech underscored the urgent need for Nigerians to come together and salvage the nation.

Stating that Nigeria is fast heading to a failed state, the PDP said it was appalling that on New Year Day, all that President Buhari could offer a troubled and frustrated nation was “a regurgitated script full of lame excuses and empty promises that address nothing”.

The main opposition party maintained that President Buhari has not demonstrated the capacity to play his own part, as the President has always claimed.

The party slammed the President for failing to find solution tp the security and economic challenges that pervade tje nation “under his incompetent and lethargic watch”.

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Politics / Full Speech Of President Mohammadu Buhari’s New Year Address by OptimistSky(m): 10:12am On Jan 01


My fellow countrymen and women,

1. First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given us the opportunity to witness the start of another new year. We especially thank God because the year 2020 was one of the most trying years since our existence as a Nation.

2. This can also be said about all other nations around the world, due to the challenges posed on our collective humanity by the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

3. While acknowledging that 2020 was a very tough year, we saw this year put to test our national resilience and ability to survive these tough times and also gave renewed hope that we will again brave any storms that lay ahead in 2021 and beyond.

4. As we celebrate the opportunity before us in this New Year 2021, we must also acknowledge the passing away of our brothers and sisters who didn’t make it into this New Year. May their souls rest in perfect peace.

5. We must remember that we also celebrated the historic occasion of our sixty years as an independent and sovereign country on October 1st 2020. In the spirit of hope and gratitude, I would like to remind us again that as a country on the difficult journey to nationhood and greatness,

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Politics / President Buhari Asks CBN Not To Give Forex For Food Import by OptimistSky(m): 12:35am On Dec 31, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated his earlier directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to grant foreign exchange for food importation.

He also promised that his administration would from early next year keep an eye on the rising cost of foodstuff in the country.

The President, who had last September said ”nobody importing food should be given money,” also stated that diversification from oil to agriculture saved Nigeria from the harsh economic realities of COVID-19.

He spoke during his fifth meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council at the State House, Abuja yesterday.

Buhari, according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said since seven states produce enough rice that the nation needs, it made no sense to import food.

“The CBN must not give money to import food. Already, about seven states are producing all the rice we need. We must eat what we produce,” he stated. The President had in September explained that Nigeria which hitherto had only three fertilizer blending plants now has 33.
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Politics / Lagos State To Battle For Apapa Gridlock With Special Armed Squad by OptimistSky(m): 9:22am On Dec 29, 2020
Lagos State Government want to restore traffic sanity in and around Apapa in Lagos State, the hosts of the nation’s prime seaports.

It is to takeover traffic management in the areas from the Presidential Task Force by deploying between 400 and 500 officials of its traffic management authority popularly known as LASTMA..

Also to be a part of the new team will be personal of Area B Police Command in Apapa.

The presidential task force has since last year been battling the perennial traffic gridlock and other problems plaguing Apapa.

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this during a fact-finding visit yesterday to the Apapa Port Authority to ascertain the reason for the incessant congestion in the port area, in spite of providing a park for the articulated trucks.

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Celebrities / Burnaboy And Davido Exchange ‘blows’ In A Nightclub At Ghana (watch Video) by OptimistSky(m): 11:34am On Dec 28, 2020
Following the reports making rounds on social media, Burna Boy and Davido had a performance in Ghana. Davido and Burna boy for quite a while now, have been on each other’s neck which led to them exchanging blows in Ghana.

A viral clip on Twitter has seemingly backed up these reports as it captured the moment an agitated man who looked like Davido shoved and pushed another man who had the likeness of Burna.

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