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Sports / Re: Arsenal And Leeds United Condemn Abuse Towards Nicolas Pepe And Ezgjan Alioski / by webboykiss: 7:58pm
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Especially those on Nairaland.

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Sports / Arsenal And Leeds United Condemn Abuse Towards Nicolas Pepe And Ezgjan Alioski / by webboykiss: 7:49pm
Arsenal And Leeds United Condemn Abuse Towards Nicolas Pepe And Ezgjan Alioski / Is It Time For Social Media Indentification?
Vile abuse.
Both Arsenal and Leeds United have released statements which ‘condemn’ the ‘vile abuse’ subjected to Nicolas Pepe and Ezgjan Alioski following the 0-0 draw between the clubs at Elland Road.

Pepe was sent off after ‘headbutting’ Alioski in the face after a protracted tussle between the two during a phase of play moments prior. Off the ball, the pair were seen pushing each other, Pepe received the ball and was tackled by the Macedonian. The Ivorian then approached Alioski and was seen to lean his head into the face of the Leeds full-back.

Anthony Taylor missed the action but after consultation with the VAR monitor, Taylor brandished Pepe a straight red. Although the Gunners didn’t lose the game, their attacking elements were hindered by the lack of numbers in the final third despite having their best chances after Pepe left the field of play.

The statement on the Arsenal website read:

‘We utterly condemn the vile abuse directed at Nicolas Pepe and Ezgjan Alioski on social media following our match against Leeds United.

This is completely unacceptable and we will be working with the police and authorities to do everything we can to trace and prosecute the culprits.’

Time for change
For too long, individuals have been able to use social media anonymously to throw vile abuse towards any individual of their choosing. Twitter is one of the most popular forms of social media in the world and specifically its synergy with the world of sport leads to these incidents occurring.

Twitter requires a user to sign up with an email address in its current state. But with there being no formal identification or verification process on the app, individuals can create fake, anonymous and parody accounts without a problem.

This makes it very difficult to identify those who have sent abuse in the way of public figures in the case of Alioski and Pepe.

This again leaves many asking for social media to begin requiring verification of identity before being able to sign up for its use. This would mean the use of passports, driving licences etc to be verified before accounts can be used with a legitimate phone number attached.

The counter argument is that the information regarding identity could be stolen but that would be on the platform to securely verify identity. The level of abuse which is seen every day is already, and has been for a significant period, too much for action not to happen.

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Sports / Cameroonian Descent Set To Break Celestine Babayaro’s 26-year-old UCL Record by webboykiss: 7:26pm
Cameron descent Youssoufa Moukoko set to break Celestine Babayaro’s 26-year-old Champions League record ahead of Borussia Dortmund’s clash with Club Brugge at Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday night.

Moukoko turned 16 on Friday came on as a substitute in Borussia Dortmund’s 5-2 away win over Hertha Berlin as he becoming the youngest player to play in Bundesliga.

Moukoko could break Super Eagles legend Babayaro’s 26-years record when former Chelsea left-back was 16 years and 87 days old when he started for RSC Anderlecht against FC Steaua Bucureşti on 23 November 1994.

However, Moukoko will be 16 years and four days tomorrow and he could replace Babayaro as the youngest player to have appeared in the UEFA Champions League if he featured against Club Brugge on Tuesday night.Moukoko does not feature against Club Brugge, he has another chance to break Babayaro’s record if selected against either Lazio (December 2nd) or Zenit St. Petersburg (December 8th).

Sports / Sierra Leone 0-0 Nigeria: Super Eagles Drop Point Again Against Leone Stars by webboykiss: 12:50pm On Nov 18
Super Eagles have dropped back-to-back points against Sierra Leone after a 0-0 draw at Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Tuesday night.

Genort Rohr led side is seeking redemption after surrendering a four-goal lead to draw 4-4 against the 120th-ranked Leone Stars at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City on Friday.

Sierra Leone have actually bested Nigeria over two legs but the Super Eagles remain unbeaten and top of Group L with eight points with Benin seven, while are third on three points and Lesotho.

Sports / Pogba Warned Over Manchester United Comments by webboykiss: 1:23pm On Nov 17
Frank Leboeuf has warned his compatriot Paul Pogba his recent comments will not have been “well interpreted” by the Manchester United hierarchy.

Pogba admitted he is going through the most “difficult period” of his career during a frank interview with RTL on Sunday.

He added: “The France team is a breath of fresh air, the group is exceptional, it’s magic. It’s not that in the club we don’t have fun, but here it’s not the same. We laugh. It’s really a family.

Pogba has started France’s last two matches after being dropped for United’s last two games following his poor display in the 1-0 defeat to Arsenal.

There is no doubt Pogba is yet to find his best form for the Red Devils this season, but Leboeuf urged him to be careful with his choice of words for the good of his relationship with the club.

When asked about the 27-year-old’s comments on his “difficult period” at Old Trafford, Leboeuf told ESPN : “You have to be always cautious of what you say.

“It’s true that this is not going to be very well interpreted with Manchester United.

“It’s meaning that he is belonging to a group with friends which is not the case with Manchester United.”

Solskjaer has preferred a midfield pivot of Fred and Scott McTominay to Pogba in recent fixtures and the pairing helped the United boss clinch a 3-1 win at Everton last time out.

Pogba has also featured on the left of a midfield diamond, which worked to great effect in the 5-0 win over Leipzig but fell flat in the defeat to Arsenal.

The former Juventus man conceded a costly penalty for a clumsy foul on Hector Bellerin as the Gunners came away from Old Trafford with a first victory in 14 years.

Sports / Premier League At The Risk Of Suspension As Record High Coronavirus Cases Record by webboykiss: 1:07pm On Nov 17
Premier League bosses have announced 16 new positive cases – which is a new record weekly high.

They confirmed that 1,207 players and staff were tested between Monday, November 9 and Sunday, November 15, and that resulted in the sudden rise.

The previous weekly high figure was 10 and this will set alarm bells ringing especially as the number of tests were down because players were away on international duty and were tested by their national associations.

It will set alarm bells ringing among Premier League clubs that as soon as players are released for international duty then it results in a rush of positive tests.

That is far greater than at any time during Project Restart and will raise a moral debate if the numbers continue to rise.

On Monday night, the Egyptian FA confirmed Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had tested positive for coronavirus and would have to self-isolate.

The 28-year-old’s agent Alan Nazmy also took to Twitter to write: “Elneny Positive Cov19 get well soon.”

Is the weekly-high 16 cases recorded major concern for the Premier League? Have your say here.

Elneny joins fellow Egypt star Mohamed Salah in quarantine after the Liverpool forward tested positive for the virus last Friday, days after attending his brother’s wedding in Cairo.

While Salah, 28, may return to the United Kingdom on Thursday if he returns a negative coronavirus test, he will play no part in the tie with Leicester on Sunday due to the Premier League’s protocols.

Elsewhere, Tottenham right-back Matt Doherty will play no part in Saturday’s clash with Manchester City after testing positive for Covid-19 with Republic of Ireland.

The 1,207 tests carried out over the last week is the second-lowest number for the season, due in large part to the international break.

During the first week of the October international break, 1,128 players and staff were tested, though only nine tests returned new positive cases.

Sports / Chelsea Star Desperate For Barcelona Move by webboykiss: 9:04pm On Nov 16
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is desperate to leave Chelsea and seal a move to La Liga giants Barcelona, according to reports.

The 27-year-old wants his future sorted as early as in the January transfer window as he has struggled to break into Frank Lampard’s team especially after the arrival of Brazilian defender Thiago Silva on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

Rudiger’s time at Stamford Bridge looks to be over as he has failed to play a single minute in the Premier League this season as Kurt Zouma is the preferred center-back partner for Silva.

Spanish outlet Sport claims that not only is Rudiger interested in a move to the Nou Camp, Barcelona are also open to signing the Germany international after failing to land their number one target Eric Garcia from Manchester City.

Chelsea are willing to cash in on Rudiger but if the deal don’t workout, Barcelona may switch attention to fellow national teammate and Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi.

Celebrities / Re: Davido Reveals How He Signed Mayorkun To His Record Label, Shares Their First Ch by webboykiss: 8:53pm On Nov 16
Don't bother calling the number.

He changed it.

My one cent advice.
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Celebrities / Davido Reveals How He Signed Mayorkun To His Record Label, Shares Their First Ch by webboykiss: 11:34am On Nov 16
Singer and DMW boss, Davido has revealed the first conversation he had with his signee and singer, Mayorkun in 2016.

The pair teamed up for recent hit tract ‘The Best.’

Mayorkun aka the mayor of Lagos was the first artist to be signed to Davido’s record label and has gone on to drop hits ever since then cementing his place as one of the best.

Taking to social media to reveal how he signed the talent into his label, Davido shared a screenshot of their first conversation.

In a Twitter post Davido wrote;

“Me and @IamMayorKun 1st messages to each other !!! I’m type emotional”

Mayorkun had also previously spoken about the experience, as he revealed that he typed a wrong number cause he was shocked. He said during a 2019 interview;

“On Twitter. I was bored at the office, a bank, one day; just while I was pressing my phone, I impulsively posted a video I had recorded, where I was playing the keyboard of one of Davido’s songs, The Money, on Twitter.

I wasn’t expecting anything. It was on a Friday and I was supposed to resume work in another bank the following Monday. Well, Davido retweeted the video. And he later sent me a direct message asking if I had other things I did besides playing keyboard. I told him I had some songs. I sent like six songs. He liked one of them.

He said if he came back from ATL (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) he will sign me on. He collected my WhatsApp number. Because I was shaking, I typed a wrong number.”

Celebrities / Peruzzi Reveals When He Would Be Dropping His Album “rum & Boogie” by webboykiss: 9:10am On Nov 16
Nigerian Singer, Peruzzi has revealed when he would be dropping his anticipated album, “Rum & Boogie”.
While Davido has dropped his expected album, “A Better Time”, fans are hoping Peruzzi would follow suit with the release of “Rum & Boogie”.

When a fan asked when he would drop the album, Peruzzi revealed he would be dropping it on his birthday which according to a google search is on the 5th of December.
The “Majesty” singer was expected from all indication to drop his album before his boss drops “A Better Time” but that did not happen.
Is the album dropping this year??
he replied
Yes! On My Birthday

Nairaland / General / Syria’s Veteran Foreign Minister Walid Moalem Dies – State TV by webboykiss: 8:17am On Nov 16
Syria’s top diplomat and long-time foreign minister Walid al-Moalem, a staunch defender of Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s bloody crackdown on peaceful protesters that sparked a decade old conflict, died on Monday, the government said.

There were no details on the cause of death, but the 79-year old had for years been in poor health with heart problems.

Moalem, who was first appointed foreign minister in 2006 and also held the post of deputy prime minister, held a succession of top diplomatic posts, including envoy to the United States and was involved in unsuccessful negotiations with Israel in the 1990’s on a peace settlement.

“He was known for his honourable patriotic positions,” the government said in a statement, adding he died at dawn and would be buried later on Monday in Damascus.

The veteran diplomat saw his country’s tilt further towards Iran and Russia, which have helped shore up Assad’s rule and allowed the authoritarian leader to regain most of the territory he once lost to insurgents.

Moalem publicly defended Moscow and Shi’ite Iran’s growing military role, backed by its proxies in Syria, which many Syrian opponents of Assad labelled as an occupation and blamed for fuelling sectarian tension in a majority Sunni country.

“I am ready to be one of Hassan Nasrallahʹs soldiers,” Moalem said in August 2006, referring to the leader of the Iranian-backed Lebanese militia Hezbollah, which has in recent years sent thousands of its members to fight alongside Assad’s forces.

Syria erupted into civil war nearly a decade ago after Assad in 2011 began a crackdown on protesters calling for an end to his family’s rule.

Moalem accused the United States and others in the West of fuelling his country’s unrest and labelled insurgents “terrorists” in a conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and led to the exodus of millions of refugees.

The veteran diplomat’s last statements attacked the Caesar Act – the toughest U.S. sanctions yet against Damascus which came into force last June, saying they were meant to starve Syrians. He vowed that his country would get economic help from Iran and Russia to soften its blow.

Washington says the goal of the new sanctions is to hold Damascus to account for war crimes and deter it from further pursuing the war. The sanctions exempt humanitarian aid.

Sports / PSG Open To Signing Cristiano Ronaldo by webboykiss: 11:27pm On Nov 15
Paris Saint German have left the door open for a potential swoop for Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer.

PSG Director of Football, Leonardo was asked during a Q&A session on Instagram live by club fans if they will be open to signing the Portuguese and his answer caused excitement among fans.

He said: “As for Ronaldo, if he wakes up in the morning and says: ‘I want to join a new team,’ where can he go?” Leonardo told fans. “There are only five or six clubs he can join, it’s a closed circle and PSG are included in it.

“We always prepare our market and our list of priorities, sometimes extraordinary things can happen but nothing of this happened in the last window. There were no crazy moves.”

Sports / Super Eagles Expect Covid-19 Result On Thursday by webboykiss: 8:58pm On Nov 15
According to sources from the Eterno Hotel and Suites abode in Benin City where the Super Eagles are camped ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series against Sierra Leone reveal that the team undertook the mandatory COVID-19 tests on Wednesday.

The three-time African Champions have all 23 players invited in camp and took part in the exercise alongside officials of the team and results are expected on Thursday.

Lugano new signing, Sebastien Osigwe recently recovered from Covid-19 and was also available for new round of testing. The former Kries SC goalkeeper has been in fantastic form for his Switzerland club and got invited by Gernot Rohr following his impressive start to the season.

Nigeria are currently top of the group with six points following wins over Benin and Lesotho. Victory in the two matches against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Benin City and Freetown will see the team guarantee their spot in the tournament set to be hosted by Cameroon in 2021.

The Super Eagles will fly to Freetown on Monday for Tuesday’s clash with the Leone Stars at the Siaka Stevens Stadium.

Crime / Gunmen Kidnap Edo Deputy Governor’s Brother by webboykiss: 2:05pm On Nov 11
Frederick Shaibu, the brother of the Comrade Philip Shaibu, the Edo State Deputy Governor, has been kidnapped.

According to Tribune, he was kidnapped on Monday by gunmen, while on a school at Aruogba area, Irhiri, Benin City.

Tribune Online gathered that the younger Shaibu was kidnapped at about 7 am, while the gun-toting kidnappers left his children in the car, bewildered.

Irhiri, where the kidnapping took place, is a few metres away from the Ogba Zoo, where Mr Osa Ehanire, manager of the zoo and younger brother to the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, was kidnapped sometimes ago, with the Ogba River serving as the getaway route for the men of the underworld, operating with speed boats.

A family source who confirmed the incident on condition of anonymity disclosed that the kidnappers “attacked him and took him away. It happened at around 7 am when he was going to drop his children in school. The children were left by the gunmen and they took their father away. But the incident has been reported to security agencies, they have not made any contact with the family.

“It is believed that the kidnappers came through the river because people who saw the incident said they went through the bushes in that area that leads to the riverside. Security agencies have been informed and they are doing everything possible to ensure that he is released unhurt and be reunited with his family,” The family source revealed.

But when contacted yesterday, the Edo State Police Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Chidi Nwabuzor, said he was yet to get the full briefing of the incident.

“I am not aware of this development yet but I will find out and get back to you,” the Police spokesman promised.

Celebrities / Teni Reacts As Fans Mock Her For Trying To Buy Food by webboykiss: 1:33pm On Nov 10
Nigerian Singer, Teni doesn’t shy away whenever she is being mocked or trolled, the “Case” singer reacted as some followers mocked her for trying to buy food.
Teni had asked for directions on Twitter for where she could get good food in Lagos. A Follower then asked;

“At your age you can’t prepare Good food for your self?”

She replied him borrowing Tiwa Savage’s lyrics from “Koroba”; “I no come this life to suffer o”

Another person replied to the comment with; “Cooking now na suffer?”

Teni’s answer to him was;

“I just like to relaz and be taken kailof”


Education / Education Is Not A Priority To FG – ASUU Reveals Why Strike Lingers by webboykiss: 1:09pm On Nov 10
The federal government has been accused of not making education a priority that is why it has refused to address issues raised by striking workers.

The National Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi made this known on Monday during a Channels Television interview.

He explained that the federal government was always focusing on the salary aspect of their demands, forgetting the protracted issues of funding, autonomy, and conducive environments for learning and working.

“Do we still have public primary schools? Do we still have public secondary schools? Let us acknowledge what ASUU has brought to the system.

“But for ASUU, public universities would have collapsed totally. The government does take education as a priority.

“We have schools without seats, we have laboratories without equipment and some use kerosene stoves as Bunsen burners.

“We need our universities to grow this country; we need our universities to innovate and develop this country.

“So funding the university system is not a waste, but an investment,” Ogunyemi said.

Asked about the fate of students who have been home for over eight months due to the strike action, Ogunyemi said,

“Each time people talk about this problem (strikes) as being there for long, they don’t also appreciate the solutions we have brought to the system.

“We have kept the system going. But for ASUU interventions, we would no longer have public universities today.

“Parents and students should understand that we want to bring the universities to the level where they would be proud of their certificates.”

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Crime / Nurse Arrested For Killing Eight Babies (photo) by webboykiss: 12:57pm On Nov 10
A nurse has been arrested by the police over allegations that she killed eight babies.

Dailymail reported that she was alleged to be trying to kill another nine at a neonatal unit before her arrest.

The woman, arrested on Tuesday, is understood to be nurse Lucy Letby, who was previously arrested in 2018 and 2019 over the tragedies at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Hughes, of Cheshire Police, said: ‘In July 2018, a healthcare professional was arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the deaths of eight babies and the attempted murder of six babies at the neonatal unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital. She was subsequently bailed pending further inquiries.

‘In June 2019, the healthcare professional was re-arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the deaths of eight babies and the attempted murder of six babies. She was also arrested in connection with the attempted murder of three additional babies.

‘Today, as part of our ongoing inquiries, the healthcare professional has been re-arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the deaths of eight babies and the attempted murder of nine babies.

‘The woman is currently in custody helping officers with their inquiries.

Detectives launched an investigation into infant deaths at the hospital in May 2017, initially looking at the deaths of 15 babies between June 2015 and June 2016.

The probe later widened to the deaths of 17 babies and 16 non-fatal collapses between March 2015 and July 2016.

Following her previous arrests, Letby’s home in the Blacon area of Chester was searched by police.

In a 2013 interview with the Chester and District Standard newspaper, the nurse, originally from Hereford, said she cared for babies requiring various levels of support.

She had worked at the unit as a student nurse during three years of training before qualifying as a children’s nurse at the University of Chester in 2011.

Letby said she started working at the unit after graduating.

DCI Hughes added: ‘Parents of all the babies have been kept fully updated on this latest development and they are continuing to be supported throughout the process by specially trained officers.

‘This is an extremely difficult time for all the families and it is important to remember that, at the heart of this, there are a number of bereaved families seeking answers as to what happened to their children.

‘Due to the nature of this investigation it is extremely challenging but it is important to remember that, despite the passage of time, it is very much active and ongoing. There are no set timescales and we remain committed to carrying out a thorough investigation.

‘We fully appreciate that it continues to have a big impact on all those involved – including the families of the babies, staff and patients at the hospital as well as members of the public.’

Anyone with information should contact the investigation team at at operation.hummingbird@cheshire.pnn.police.uk or call police on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

Celebrities / [video+audio]larry Gaaga – Doubting Thomas Ft. Davido & Umu Obiligbo by webboykiss: 8:32pm On Nov 07
Gaaga Muzik CEO, Larry Gaaga is out with a new massive and astonishing hit single dubbed, “Doubting Thomas”.

On the new amazing song, Larry Gaaga teams up with DMW Boss, Davido, and Eastern musician Umu Obiligbo.

Larry Gaaga whose real names are Larry Ndianefo had already infiltrated the Nigerian music industry through a multidisciplinary assault of songwriting, production, management, entrepreneurism, and of course, singing.

Now after serving us ‘Slow Burner‘ featuring Joeboy he is back with another potential hit record ‘Doubting Thomas” featuring Davido and Umu Obiligbo.


Sports / Real Madrid Duo Test Positive For Covid-19 by webboykiss: 2:26pm On Nov 07
Real Madrid have confirmed that the duo of Eden Hazard and Casemiro have tested positive for Covid-19.

Hazard have struggled since signing for the Los Blancos last season and has made just three appearances this season due to injury but Casemiro has been a mainstay in Zinedine Zidane’s side in midfield.

A statement from the club read: “Real Madrid CF announces that our players Casemiro and Hazard have given positive results in the Covid-19 tests carried out on Friday morning.“All the other players and the coaching staff of the first team, as well as all club employees who work directly with them, gave negative results in that same test carried out yesterday.

Likewise, it is confirmed again that all, except for Casemiro and Hazard, have given negative results in the antigen tests carried out this morning.”

Sports / Ahmed Musa Hits Nigeria Ahead Of Super Eagles Clash In Benin City by webboykiss: 2:03pm On Nov 07
Ahmed Musa hits Nigeria ahead of Super Eagles clash in Benin City for a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone billed for Friday, November 13, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

Team officials and other backroom staff are due in camp on Sunday ahead of the players, who are expected to arrive in Benin City the following after this weekend’s games with their various clubs.

According to SCORENigeria further gathered that captain Ahmed Musa has already flown into Nigeria from Saudi Arabia, where he recently parted ways with Al Nassr.

He should therefore be one of the early arrivals in camp.

Officials further informed that the Super Eagles will lodge at Eterno Hotel, while the match officials and the delegation of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will be accommodated at the Edo Heritage Hotel.

The Sierra Leoneans, who are booked at the Lush Hotel in Benin City, is expected to fly into Lagos on Wednesday from where they will connect another flight to Benin the same day.

Sports / Nigerian Goalkeeper Tests Negative For COVID 19 Ahead Of Super Eagles Debut by webboykiss: 7:29pm On Nov 06
Nigerian goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has tested negative for coronavirus ahead of Super Eagles debut against Sierra Leone in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The 26-year-old FC Lugano star handed a median call last Thursday by the German tactician Genort Rohr who last represented the country at the U20 level in the 2013 Toulon tournament.

Osigwe’s latest test however came out negative clearing the way for him to link up with the Super Eagles for the first time.

The Switzerland-born will arrivals in the Super Eagles’ camp on Monday, following which he will battle for the No 1 jersey with Maduka Okoye and Daniel Akpeyi to line out against the Leone Stars at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City on Friday, November 13.

The reverse fixture will take place four days later at Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown.

Education / Governor Ikpeazu Reacts After ABSU Imposed N15,000 ‘pandemic Prevention Fee’ On by webboykiss: 3:38pm On Nov 06
Governor Ikpeazu Reacts After ABSU Imposed N15,000 ‘Pandemic Prevention Fee’ On Students
The management of Abia State University has been ordered to cancel the controversial N15,000 pandemic prevention fee imposed on students.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State gave the directive during a Town Hall meeting with students and management of the school on Thursday November 5.

He added that his government will pay N30,000 to each Abia student in the institution as further support to them, their parents and guardians.

Ikpeazu said:

“Yesterday, I had a Town Hall meeting with students and management of Abia State University where a fee of N25,000 per student was proposed as a medical fee but slashed to N15,000 to help ABSU put in place adequate measures to protect the soon to resume students from COVID-19 pandemic.

“In that same meeting, I approved immediate bursary payment to students of Abia origin in ABSU, to alleviate impact of COVID-19 on them & enable them meet the medical fee obligations with ease.

“However, after a deep review of the agreement & its likely effect on all the students & their parents, I’ve directed the immediate scrapping of the “pandemic prevention fee” by school management.

“Our government will now go ahead to pay N30,000 to each Abia student in the institution as further support to them, their parents and guardians in this very difficult moment of economic downturn caused by the global health crisis.

”Let me also add that we are proud of the progress made by the institution in the past 5 years and will continue to support them.“

Celebrities / Ike Onyema Hangs Out With Kimoprah After Break-up With Mercy Eke (video) by webboykiss: 3:00pm On Nov 06
Just days after allegedly breaking up with his girlfriend, reality star, Ike Onyema has been spotted hanging out with another reality star, Kimoprah.

The duo were seen entering the lounge of a popular nightclub together.

Ike shared the video on his Instagram story. Although both reality TV stars are under the same management, Play Network Africa, it may seem like a message to Ike’s longtime girlfriend, Mercy Eke.

Recall that Ike and Mercy are no longer an item. This comes after Mercy Eke had confimed to a fan that she and Ike are no longer together.

Also, Ike on his part, has been replying fans who have been asking him how he is handling the major break-up.

Kimoprah, on her part, has been linked with Wizkid following the latter’s comment on her Instagram page


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Sports / Barca Starlet Can Be Loaned For Free In 2021 by webboykiss: 11:58am On Nov 06
Barcelona face having to let Konrad de la Fuente leave on loan for free in 2021, reports Mundo Deportivo.

A clause in the 19-year-old’s contract means that he can head out of Camp Nou next year if no regular game time is taken in.

Sports / Real Madrid In Talks With Ramos Over A New Deal by webboykiss: 7:41pm On Nov 05
Real Madrid is in talks with Sergio Ramos over a new deal for the captain.

Ramos will be out of contract at the Bernabeu next summer and he is free to talk to the overseas club about a possible move in January.

Real Madrid is reluctant to offer Ramos a two-year deal as it is against the policy of the club to offer more than a year deal to players over the age of 30.

Ramos is 34 and he remains a focal point in Zinedine Zidane set up and he recently scored for Real Madrid in the el-clasico and in the clash against Inter Milan in the Champions League.

The report in ESPN claims that Los Blancos have now ‘begun conversations’ with Ramos over extending his deal in the Spanish capital.

Ramos’ representatives have now opened talks and there is a ‘mutual desire’ for the captain to extend. The report also claims Ramos wants to stay until June 2024, meaning he would need a new three-year contract and would be at the club until he is 38.

Speaking about Ramos’s future earlier this year, club president Florentino Perez insisted that the Spain star would be going nowhere.

‘Ramos will finish his career at Madrid. He is more than a captain,’ Perez said after Real Madrid lifted the title last season.

‘He will continue as long as he wants, he knows it. As long as he wants and has the strength, and as he has strength I think he will be with us for many years.’

Ramos won 5 La Liga titles and four Champions League for Real Madrid in 650 appearances since joining in 2005 from Sevilla.

Crime / Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect In Anambra by webboykiss: 12:15pm On Nov 02
A suspected robber who runs a syndicate that robs passengers off their personal belongings after boarding their tricycle has been arrested by the Anambra state police.

A statement released on Sunday, November 1, by the spokesperson of the command, Haruna Mohammed, said there was a distress call by one Ifejika Ogechi ‘f’ and Cheta Geofrey ‘m’ that while returning from work, they were attacked with bottles and dispossessed of their phones, cash sum of N9000 by a two-man robbery syndicate operating on Keke tricycle at Okpuno Awka.

Haruna said that following the distress call, police operatives attached to B’ division Awka in conjunction with local vigilante group arrested one Christian Nwalieji aged 29years of Umuawa Ifite Ogwari in Ayamelum LGA but resides at City Supermarket Area Okpuno.

The spokesperson said the suspect confessed to the crime and is assisting the police to arrest other accomplices in order to bring them to book.

He added that one Keke tricycle with registration number Anambra ZBL-121-VC used in committing the act was recovered as an exhibit.

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Crime / Re: Six In Custody Over Nice Church Attack In France by webboykiss: 8:52pm On Nov 01
Crime / Six In Custody Over Nice Church Attack In France by webboykiss: 8:32pm On Nov 01
Two more men were arrested in connection with a knife attack that left three dead at a church in Nice, bringing the number of people in custody to six as investigators look at the suspected assailant’s last known contacts, a French police source said.

The latest arrests took place on Saturday, the source said.

An assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in Nice on Thursday, in France’s second deadly knife attack in two weeks with a suspected Islamist motive.

The suspected attacker, a 21-year-old from Tunisia, was shot by police and is now in critical condition in a hospital.

The latest arrests in the case involved two men from the town of Grasse, near the southern French coast close to Nice, BFM TV reported.

France’s chief anti-terrorism prosecutor has said the man suspected of carrying out the Nice attack had arrived in Europe on Sept. 20 in Lampedusa, the Italian island off Tunisia.

Investigators in Italy are also stepping up enquiries about the suspected assailant’s movements and contacts on the island of Sicily. They believe he may have spent time there after going from Lampedusa to Bari in early October on a ship used to quarantine migrants, judicial sources said.

In Bari, he is believed to have been handed an expulsion order obliging him to leave Italy within a week, the judicial sources said. Investigators are looking into the possibility the suspected attacker stayed in the Sicilian town of Alcamo for a 10 day period, the sources added.

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