Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Saturday 26th January 2019

Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Saturday 26th January 2019

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Sanchez returns with Manchester United to haunt Arsenal in FA Cup win
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Chilean forward Alex Sanchez returned to haunt his old club with the opening goal in Manchester United’s 3-1 victory at Arsenal in a heavyweight FA Cup fourth-round clash on Friday. It was his first appearance back at the Emirates Stadium since swapping north London for Old Trafford a year ago. But Sanchez silenced the inevitable []The post Sanchez returns with Manchester United to haunt Arsenal in FA Cup win appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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PDP, Atiku, Saraki reject appointment of acting CJN
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
NAN The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have rejected the appointment of acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The PDP in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday in Abuja, said that the PDP rejected in its entirety, the attempts to foist an illegal []The post PDP, Atiku, Saraki reject appointment of acting CJN appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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2019 election boycott suicidal for Igbo ‘ Mbazulike Amaechi
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Former Aviation Minister in the First Republic, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, has implored the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) to shelve its idea of stopping the 2019 general elections from holding in the Southeast region. In an interview with VINCENT KALU, the elder statesman said such move by the separatist agitators is suicidal. He also called []The post 2019 election boycott suicidal for Igbo ‘ Mbazulike Amaechi appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Don’t allow Buhari, Atiku divide yoruba nation ‘ Olajide, yce scribe
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
The Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, has insisted that there is no alternative to restructuring if Nigeria is to move forward as a nation. Making this declaration in an interview with TUNDE THOMAS, the Secretary-General, Yoruba Council of Elders, Dr. Kunle Olajide said Nigeria can only overcome the myriads of socio-economic challenges confronting the nation []The post Don’t allow Buhari, Atiku divide yoruba nation Olajide, yce scribe appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Imo guber: Why Okorocha must support APC candidate ‘ Izuogu
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Dr Ezekiel Izuogu, a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Governor Rochas Okorocha to change his mind and support the Imo State governorship candidate of the ruling party, Hope Uzodinma in the coming election. In this interview with WILLY EYA, he speaks on various issues. About []The post Imo guber: Why Okorocha must support APC candidate Izuogu appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Atiku still haunted by Yar’ Adua’s spirit ‘ Agu, ex-Director, Amnesty International
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Chris Agu is an activist of the first order. He lived for about 30 years in parts of northern Nigeria, and was at some point the northern director of the Amnesty International. He saw it all during the struggle against military dictatorship. In this interview with MAGNUS EZE, Agu speaks on the current travail of []The post Atiku still haunted by Yar’ Adua’s spirit ‘ Agu, ex-Director, Amnesty International appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Nasarawa South Senate: Fight of the titans
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From LINUS OOTA, Lafia The texture of the 2019 senatorial contest is getting more pronounced in Nasarawa South senatorial district where outgoing Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of the All Progressives Congress (APC) wants to abort the 12-year uninterrupted ride of the senator representing the district, Sulieman Adokwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Adokwe desires []The post Nasarawa South Senate: Fight of the titans appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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2019 polls: Amosun, Okorocha playing political rascality ‘ Omoregha, Buhari campaign coordinator
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Tunji Omoregha, the Deputy National Coordinator (South) of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, has no doubt that the reelection of President Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 election will go down well for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Despite the rumblings in the party and vehement opposition against the party in some parts of the country, Omoregha []The post 2019 polls: Amosun, Okorocha playing political rascality Omoregha, Buhari campaign coordinator appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Imo guber: Odds favour me now unlike in 2015 ‘ Ihedioha
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has acknowledged that he was careless during the 2015 election when he contested same position. The former Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives who spoke with GILBERT EKEZIE said he has corrected those mistakes and is now fully prepared to win the seat. []The post Imo guber: Odds favour me now unlike in 2015 Ihedioha appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Zola sad as Moses completes loan move to Fenerbahce
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
By Joe Apu Chelsea assistant coach, Gianfranco Zola has expressed regrets over Victor Moses’ loan move to Fenerbahce of Turkey. Zola who stood in for Chelsea head coach, Maurizio Sarri at Friday’s pre-match press conference noted that it was unfortunate that Moses had to leave the Blues. Asked if Moses had joined Fenerbahce, Zola answered: []The post Zola sad as Moses completes loan move to Fenerbahce appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Miller expects Whyte, Joshua on April 13
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller says he’s not received an offer from Matchroom Boxing for him to face Anthony Joshua on April 13, and he believes that Dillian Whyte is the opponent that will ultimately be facing AJ at Wembley Stadium in London, UK. Miller (23-0-1, 20 KOs) says that the offers that has been made []The post Miller expects Whyte, Joshua on April 13 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Salis to uplift Lagos handicap sports
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
By Lawrence Enyoghasu The gubernatorial candidate of Alliance for Democracy, Dr. Owolabi Salis has said that he will uplift the face of handicap sports festival saying there are plans in plans in place to create the handicap village. Salis said this while he was being endorsed by the Association of Lagos State Handicaps yesterday at []The post Salis to uplift Lagos handicap sports appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Fifa bans referee for life
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
World football’s governing body Fifa has imposed a life ban on retired Niger referee Ibrahim Chaibou from all football-related activities and has also fined him 177,000 euros. Fifa’s independent ethics committee found 52-year old Chaibou guilty of having ‘taken bribes.’ ‘Mr Chaibou has been banned for life from all football related activities (administrative, sports or []The post Fifa bans referee for life appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Doping: Russia withdraws appeal against IAAF ban
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Russia’s athletics federation has withdrawn its appeal against the decision by the IAAF, the global athletics governing body, to prolong its suspension over evidence of state-sponsored doping. The federation had filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in September against the IAAF’s decision to extend the ban, imposed in November 2015. []The post Doping: Russia withdraws appeal against IAAF ban appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bewarang wants Moses’ Eagles return
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
By VIVIAN OHACHUSIM Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bitrus Bewarang is hoping that Victor Moses will make a return to the Super Eagles. The Nigerian star made headlines shortly after the Eagles’ exit from Russia 2018 by quitting the international scene for club football. However, things have not panned out the way he []The post Bewarang wants Moses’ Eagles return appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Africa Basketball League: Rivers Hoopers, Civil Defenders to play in Sale, Cotonou
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
By Joe Apu FIBA Africa has handed AS Sale of Morocco host of Group A of the FIBA Africa Basketball League (FIBA ABL) in March. The FIBA ABL draws which took place in Abidjan on Saturday, January 12th, 2019 saw 16 teams divided into four groups of four. AS Sale will start their title defence []The post Africa Basketball League: Rivers Hoopers, Civil Defenders to play in Sale, Cotonou appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bundesliga action continues live on StarTimes
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Football lovers are in for another action-packed encounter of live games from the Bundesliga season this Saturday by 3:30pm with Hannover 96 travelling down to Borussia Dortmund and Wolfburg hosting Bayer Leverkusen. While Nurnberg visits Mainz. StarTimes Nigeria has assured subscribers of live broadcast games of the Bundesliga League and other thrilling sporting actions on []The post Bundesliga action continues live on StarTimes appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Australian Open 2019: Kvitova, Osaka battle for number one spot
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova meet in the Australian Open final today amid high emotional stakes and with the world number one ranking on the line. Osaka, who received her US Open trophy in tears, and to boos, after Serena Williams’ meltdown, can become the first player since 2001 to follow her maiden Grand Slam []The post Australian Open 2019: Kvitova, Osaka battle for number one spot appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Late Joe Backson receives the post humous hero’s award alongside Islamic cleric Abubakar
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Late Blackson from Rivers State rescued 13 persons from a capsized boat. While trying to pick up the last person, he got exhausted and succumbed to the angry waves and died. It was an emotional moment when his heroic was mentioned. The guests all stood up in honour. The MD of Sun, Mr Eric Osagie []The post Late Joe Backson receives the post humous hero’s award alongside Islamic cleric Abubakar appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FG not committed to suspension of industrial action ‘ASUU
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Chairman of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Joel Okewale, has blamed the continuing strike action by the Union on what he termed the ‘Federal government’s insincerity, deceitful approach and unwillingness to resolve the issues raised by the Union’. Okewale stated this yesterday []The post FG not committed to suspension of industrial action ‘ASUU appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Armed militias kill 3, burn houses in Nasarawa
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Linus Oota , Lafia Three persons were confirmed dead and properties worth millions destroyed in Tudu Uku village of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State by armed militias in the early hours of Friday. Speaking to our correspondent, chairman of the council area, Mr. Nuhu Dauda, who expressed shock over the attacks, said []The post Armed militias kill 3, burn houses in Nasarawa appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How high expectations ruin dating
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Some people have high expectations when going into a relationship. They have also met people who had high relationship expectations too. What they don’t know is that dating with such high expectations at the back of their minds has a way of messing things up. When you expect your man or woman to be a []The post How high expectations ruin dating appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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In praise of Bala Yesufu’s new book
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
For over 35 years, he traversed the corporate world, occupying strategic positions in sales, marketing, corporate and government affairs, general management and became an expert in export operations about which he has written a book’a book that is relevant, very relevant in a country like Nigeria, trying to diversify from oil dependency to non-oil export []The post In praise of Bala Yesufu’s new book appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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2019 Elections: FG welcomes US, UK warnings
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government, yesterday, said it welcomed the statements from the United States and the United Kingdom over its demand for free, fair and credible elections in the country. The government also welcomed the threat of punitive measures against election riggers and perpetrators of electoral violence in the forthcoming elections. The []The post 2019 Elections: FG welcomes US, UK warnings appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Whose Portion’ (2)
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Ijeamaka Nnite concludes her write-up today: ‘Where is your daughter’s suitor from” ‘You mean Kelechi” ‘The name sounds,Imo.’ ‘No, he is from Abia.’ ‘Where in Abia” ‘Isuikwuato.’ ‘Isi gini’ [What do you say’] Isuikwuato’ Dammit.’ ‘Why did you say that” ‘Do you remember Ifeoma” ‘Ifeoma, you mean Okoro’s daughter, who died this year” &#039
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Buhari signs Executive Order to allow companies construct roads
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed Executive Order 007 of 2019 on the Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme at Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The new order allows private companies such as Dangote group, Unilver, Lafarge Africa and the rest to construct major roads across the []The post Buhari signs Executive Order to allow companies construct roads appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Kalu receives PDP defectors in Abia, promises extension of road project
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Okey Sampson, Aba Former governor of Abia State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abia North Senatorial candidate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday, received over 800 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Umuhu Ezechi in Bende Local Government, who defected to the APC. This is even as he promised to extend []The post Kalu receives PDP defectors in Abia, promises extension of road project appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Places women should never marry from
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
A few days ago, I was with a group of friends when we were asked this question: ‘Will you marry a man who comes from a village where you swear to the village deity every year that you did not cheat on your husband” Well, every lady there said yes, as long as she loves []The post Places women should never marry from appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Yari claims victory over court judgement
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Governor of Zamfara State,Abdulaziz Yari, has said the rulings in the case instituted over the conduct of primaries by the state branch of the All Progressive Congress (APC), is in his favour. Speaking to State House correspondents in Abuja yesterday, the governor thanked God ‘for answering our prayers of seeking for []The post Yari claims victory over court judgement appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ohanaeze under fire for endorsing Atiku
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Nnamani, Ngige, others kick From Magnus Eze, Enugu The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has come under attacks following its endorsement of the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday. President General of the association, Chief Nnia Nwodo, in a communiqu of the Imeobi (inner cabinet) meeting, []The post Ohanaeze under fire for endorsing Atiku appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Outrage as Buhari suspends Onnoghen
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Swears in Tanko Mohammed as new CJN Atiku, NBA, PDP, SANs, others kick as APC backs action By Willy Eya, Tunde Thomas, Vincent Kalu, Chinelo Obogo, Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Godwin Tsa, Ndubuisi Orji Outrage yesterday trailed the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari over corruption charges bordering []The post Outrage as Buhari suspends Onnoghen appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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One dead, two hospitalised in Edotanker fire accident
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
From Tony Osauzo and Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin One person was killed and two others who were injured were hospitalised, following an accident that occurred in the early hours of yesterday, opposite the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, (UBTH) in Benin City. According to an eyewitness account, the accident occurred between a diesel tanker loaded []The post One dead, two hospitalised in Edotanker fire accident appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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El-Rufai, Ugwuanyi, Dickson, Osoba, others shine at The Sun awards
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
It was a night of glitz, glamour and celebration of Nigeria’s visionaries at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre, Lagos, venue of the 2018 The Sun awards where 23 distinguished Nigerians were honoured in different categories of the annual event. The ceremony began at exactly 7pm with musical performances. Soon after the national anthem was []The post El-Rufai, Ugwuanyi, Dickson, Osoba, others shine at The Sun awards appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Minimum wage: Let the matter be finally settled
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Despite the approval of the new national minimum wage of N27,000 by the National Council of State (NCS) at its recent meeting in Abuja, the matter is not yet over. The orgainsed labour has rejected the plan and vowed to resist any minimum wage below the agreed N30,000. While the Federal Government has offered to []The post Minimum wage: Let the matter be finally settled appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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How to handle quarrels in marriage ‘ The Itodos
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
If we quarrelled and I saw I’m wrong, I apologise and it ended there ‘Husband We never had any issue that made my husband to beat me ‘Wife Tell us a little about yourselves Husband: I am Matthew Omale Itodo. I went to school in 1956 and []The post How to handle quarrels in marriage The Itodos appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Women must understand that only they can empower themselves ‘ Haleemat Busari
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Mrs. Haleemat Busari is a trained legal practitioner with several years of extensive work experience in the areas of corporate governance and commercial law. She has sat on the board of several blue-chip companies in Nigeria. Recently she was selected as the running mate for Jimi Agbaje, Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State. []The post Women must understand that only they can empower themselves ‘ Haleemat Busari appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Being a Mum : Ways to talk to your teenage daughter about male attention
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
So your teenage daughter has discovered male attention. She has started to experience the male gaze and, in her young, innocent mind, it’s exciting and intoxicating. She wants more of it, so you notice her dressing more provocatively. As a mother, you know just how creepy and predatorial some men can be. You know there []The post Being a Mum : Ways to talk to your teenage daughter about male attention appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Being a Dad : Things every father must teach his son
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
A father-son relationship is one that should be embraced in high repute. The importance of a father in the overall psychological, socio-cultural and moral health of a child can never be on the over appraisal gauge, if anything, it has been watered down. A great dad should not just be available for the financial provision []The post Being a Dad : Things every father must teach his son appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Things you can do with lace
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Lace fabric has been around for a long time. A lot of people prefer lace because of its durability; it has the ability to maintain its colour and texture for a very long time Lace is versatile and can be used in different styles and designs such as gown, long or short skirt and blouse, []The post Things you can do with lace appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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African prints shines on the runway
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
African prints came alive once again on the runway at the launch of Saris Stitches fashion label and hosting of the first edition of ‘African Pride Fashion Exhibition. The event took place recently at the popular Adesua Hotel and Event Centre, Egbe, Isolo, Lagos where an array of beautifully designed dresses made by Saris Stitches []The post African prints shines on the runway appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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I need a man badly ‘ Nazo Ekezie
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Fast-rising actress and filmmaker, Nazo Ekezie, needs a man badly. The Ozubulu, Anambra State-born thespian lamented that she is tired of living a lonely life and therefore needs a man now! ‘I’m single and available. I am looking for someone who fame doesn’t entice or affect. I want someone who would be patient enough to []The post I need a man badly ‘ Nazo Ekezie appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Why I went vulgar in my new song ‘ Falz
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
By Joy Umukoro Rapper-cum-actor, Folarin Falana a.k.a Falz the Bahd Guy recently had a listening party for his fourth studio album, Moral Instruction, which was released on January 15, 2019. The event attracted the high and mighty in the entertainment industry including Sound Sultan, Adekunle Gold, Mr. Eazi, DJ Lambo, and Big Brother Naija stars []The post Why I went vulgar in my new song ‘ Falz appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Fathia Williams opens restaurant in Abeokuta
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Star actress, Fathia Williams has joined the league of celebrities veering into other businesses aside movies. Her new restaurant, Unusual F’s Kitchen, is about to be launched in Abeokuta, Ogun State. According to the thespian whose marriage to star actor, Saidi Balogun hit the rocks a few years ago, the restaurant promises its patrons sumptuous []The post Fathia Williams opens restaurant in Abeokuta appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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My plans for Nigerian children ‘ Ajibola
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Versatile actor, Samuel Ajibola also known as Spiff in the TV series, The Johnsons has revealed plans to make children to be good ambassadors of the nation. This he intends to do through his NGO, Sam Ajibola Foundation. He explained: ‘This year, I’m working on my television series, it would be out very soon. However, []The post My plans for Nigerian children ‘ Ajibola appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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I’ve been desperate for love ‘ Uche Ogbodo
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo whose marriage to Ato Ubby crashed years after the birth of her daughter, Mildred, has recalled her most challenging times. The light-skinned thespian, who doubles as a fitness trainer, revealed to Inside Nollywood that she was once desperate for love and ended up being used and dumped. ‘About 10 years ago, []The post I’ve been desperate for love ‘ Uche Ogbodo appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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