When Fikayo Tomori debuted for Chelsea in a Premier League game in May 2016 aged 18, he was hugely celebrated as it was an unprecedented record by any player of Nigerian descent. What many did not reckon with was that two years down the line the height would be scaled by another Anglo-Nigerian -Faustino Anjorin, when he starred for the Blues at 17 years, 10 months and two days
Chelsea midfielder, Faustino Anjorin on Wednesday night, made history for Premier League Club, Chelsea as he came on in the 7-1 thrashing of Grimsby Town in the Carabao Cup.
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We totally agree with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Ms Leilana Farthar, that the government should consider imposing handsome taxation on unoccupied houses, especially upper-end mansions and luxury homes.
Leilana, who was recently in Nigeria on a 10-day fact-finding mission, told media men: “There is an estimated housing shortage of 22 million units. At the same time, newly-built luxury dwellings are springing up throughout the cities and made possible often through the forced evictions of poor communities. These units do not fulfil any housing need, with many remaining vacant as vehicles for money laundering or investment”.
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Ex-Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Tacha has broken silence after being disqualified over act of provocation and violence.
Biggie on Friday night, while quoting an article from the Big Brother’s rules, said ”You are guilty of physical assault and violence.”
He, therefore, disqualified Tacha from the reality show and issued two strikes to Mercy.
Reacting, Tacha on Saturday took to her Instagram page as she expressed remorse over her attitude and apologized to her fans.
She promised to work on her ‘emotional health’ even as she took full responsibility for her actions which led to her eviction from the reality show.
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A child down with cancer.
An NGO, Okapi Children Cancer Foundation, on Saturday in Abuja, embarked on massive awareness on children and babies living with cancer and the need to find succour to sufferers.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some children affected with the disease, their parents, friends, various medical associations and other stakeholders embarked on a five-kilometre walk within the metropolis to create more awareness on the disease.
The Founder of the foundation, Kemi Babatunde, said that the walk was to create awareness on childhood cancer, remember those who died, give hope to children and parents suffering from it, as well as … >>> Read Full Story
By Tunji Olaopa
Death is something we have all the facts about but we never ever come to terms with. We know, for instance, that death is inevitable, and yet when the Grim Reaper appears, it always catches us unaware all the time. Death is one of the greatest existential paradoxes that humans have to contend with. For one, it is with the loss of someone very dear to us that we come to appreciate the fundamental essence of living. It is at the place of mourning that we get motivated to learn more from life. No wonder the Scripture admonishes that it is better … >>> Read Full Story
Google turns 21 on Friday 27 September! The popular search engine is used by people right across the world and it’s become a really important part of the internet for many.
To mark the special day, we’ve got 21 facts about the tech giant that you might not know – unless you’ve already googled them yourself, of course!
1. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Google is the world’s most visited website; it’s even one of the most-searched terms on Bing.
2. Google was started by two college students, named Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They wanted to create a website which would rank pages based on how many … >>> Read Full Story
Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, on Saturday, reacted to the eviction of BBNaija housemate, Tacha.
He lambasted celebrities in Nigeria for their interest in her disqualification.
Many celebrities have spoken on Friday’s development in the BBNaija house. While some have declared for Tacha, others said she got what she deserved
But Reno, on Twitter, called them “shallow” for not giving same attention to national issues.
He tweeted: “General @MBuhari imposes 5% and 4% charge to withdraw your own money – SILENCE
“Buhari’s govt announce VAT increase – SILENCE
“Big Brother disqualifies TACHA, and all hell breaks lose. Nigeria’s CELEBS are SHALLOW!”
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