Month: September 2020

Serena Williams pulls out from the 2020 French Open due to Achilles injury
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Serena Williams pulls out from the 2020 French Open due to Achilles injury

Three-time French Open champion, Serena Williams has withdrawn from the 2020 event because of an Achilles injury. Williams, 39, came into the tournament nursing an Achilles injury she picked up during her semi-final defeat at the US Open earlier this month. She was scheduled to play her second-round match against Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday, […]

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first patient cured of HIV, dies of cancer
Health

first patient cured of HIV, dies of cancer

The first person to be cured of HIV in the World, has died after a battle with cancer Timothy Ray Brown – known as the “Berlin Patient,” made medical history when he was cured of HIV in 2007. He was first diagnosed with HIV while was studying in Berlin in 1995. A decade later, Brown […]

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Didier Drogba wins the 2020 UEFA President’s Award
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Didier Drogba wins the 2020 UEFA President’s Award

Former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba has won the 2020 UEFA President’s Award. The 42-year-old is the second African-born winner of the UEFA President’s Award after the great Eusébio, who received the accorade in 2009. The President’s Award recognises outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities. “Didier is a hero to millions of football fans […]

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Laycon wins the 2020 Big Brother Naija reality show
Entertainment

Laycon wins the 2020 Big Brother Naija reality show

Laycon has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality show, with Dorathy as the first runner-up. As the winner of the show, he goes home with N30 million cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors, and other gifts […]

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Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized
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Ex-Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized

Donald Trump’s former manager, Brad Parscale, has been hospitalized after ‘barricading himself in his home and threatening to shoot himself’ local police say. On Sunday afternoon September 27, Police were called to a Fort Lauderdale home owned by Bradley and his wife, Candice Parscale. According to reports, his wife allegedly called the police worried that […]

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Israel Adesanya knocks out Paulo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title
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Israel Adesanya knocks out Paulo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title

Nigerian MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya defeated Brazil’s Paulo Costa with a second-round TKO win to retain his UFC middleweight title in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night, September 26. The middleweight undefeated champion, 31, battered Costa’s front leg with multiple kicks to quiet the Brazilian fighter’s trash-talking in the first round of the main event on […]

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You’ve always hated Igbos
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You’ve always hated Igbos

Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye has slammed filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan for sharing screenshot of a DM he got in which he (Mike) was tagged a fraudster. In the DM screenshot Kunle Afolayan shared, Mike Ezuruonye was accused of scamming women. The filmmaker also attached a caption which read “Help Me, He wants to kill me”. However […]

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