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Minister of Sport Denies Telling Nigerian Athletes To Fund Themselves To 2016 Rio Olympics

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The Ministry of sports have are addressing claims made by Nigerian athletes that the sports body asked them to pay their own way to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

READ RELATED:Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Resort To Pleading For Money On Social Media After FG Tells Them To Transport Themselves To The Games

The Minister of sports, Solomon Dalung released a statement through his special assistant on media, denying that an email had been sent to the athletes telling them to pay their own ticket fares to Rio for the summer games. The statement also state that it is the ministry’s duty to take care of the athletes, concluding that investigations were ongoing to find out the person responsible for the letter to the athletes.

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Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Resort To Pleading For Money On Social Media After FG Tells Them To Transport Themselves To The Games

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The Nigerian government have sunk to a new low!

Our athletes who are meant to be flying green/white/green at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics have been told that the Ministry of Sports will not be able to sponsor them and they would need to fly themselves to the competition.

This has forced a lot of the athletes to resorting to begging from financial aid from Nigerians on social media, a good number of them have also opened gofundme accounts to get the funds they need to participate.

According to Vanguard, President Buhari had stated last week that his administration would make sure that the funds needed for the Olympics would be released without delay. So what happened between then and now?

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Gambia Puts Ban & Heavy Prison Terms On Child Marriage, When Will Nigeria Do The Same?

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East African country – Gambia has just placed a ban on child marriage, making it illegal to marry any under aged girl (under 18).

Any man found guilty of marrying an underage girl will get 20 years in prison, while her parents/guardians who agreed to the marriage will get 21 years and whoever presides over such marriage would also get prison time.

According to Punch, the law states that any one who marries a girl under the age of 18 will be prosecuted. And anyone who is aware of the violation of the law and does not come forward to report it will also get a prison sentence of 10 years.

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Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Confirms That Nigeria Is In A Recession!

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Kemi Adeosun, the minister of Finance has finally admitted to what many of us have known for the last 9 months and that’s that Nigeria is in a recession.

She made the admission today while briefing the Nigerian Senate committee  about the state of the nation’s economy, today in Abuja.

She told the committee that the country is technically in recession.

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Aisha Buhari Sues Fayose For Accussing Her of Involvement In Halliburton Scandal But He’s Standing By His Statememt! 

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Aisha Buhari is suing Governor Fayose of Ekiti state for falsely accusing her of being involved in the Halliburton fraud which lost the country millions.

The wife of the president stated that she is not the Aisha Buhari who was indicted in the case despite Governor Fayose’s claims.

READ RELATED:Aisha Buhari Threatens Fayose With Legal Action As He Challenges Her To Travel To The US If She’s Not Guilty!

The suit was filed on the 20th of July and the Governor and his aides have been served summons by the high court

According to Premium Times, Mr. Fayose’s lawyer Mike Ozekhome says the Governor stands by his statement and he cannot be criminally prosecuted as he enjoys the immunity that comes with his position.

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#JusticeForLoli Medical Negligence Death Of 2 Year Old + My Personal Story

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This story hits home.

I recently lost my dad due to medical negligence of his doctors in Nigeria so to see it happen to another family, a young child makes my heart hurt!

I am still dealing with so much emotion from what happened to my dad and I want someone to pay…There is absolutely no accountability in the Nigerian medical system. Many not all, medical professionals act with so much impunity with one goal…to make money, not caring who dies.

Let’s talk about this little girl, her name is Lolia Pax, she’s 2 years old. Unfortunately she died in February her parents cite medical negligence of medical personnel as her cause of death.

Her dad, Harry Ebi Pax told his account of how medical negligence caused his little girls untimely death.

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Omarosa Becomes Donald Trump’s Director of Outreach

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Omarosa Manigault should have her Nigerian passport revoked if she has one…just kidding…maybe not…

Omarosa who is usually “the villain” in reality shows like Season 1 of The Apprentice which brought her to global prominence has been named by Donald Trump as the “director of African-American outreach for the Trump campaign”

She is one of the most polarizing figures on TV and people just love to hate her!

In a statement Omarosa said,

I am the director of African-American outreach for Donald Trump. I am proud to serve in that role. It is a very difficult time for our country, but the good thing I know is that I know Donald Trump at his heart … and I know what he can do in that role.

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No Shame! Donald Trump’s Wife Plagarized Michelle Obama’s 2008 DNC Speech For Her RNC Speech Last Night!

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Donald Trump & his wife have no shame! I honestly cannot believe this joke who is suited to run just one thing (The Apprentice show) has gotten this far in the US presidential elections.

While most people in Africa and Europe were sleeping his Yugoslavian born wife Melania gave an impassioned speech at the Republican National Congress. Many who listened were so moved by it…only one problem though!

She plagiarized the speech from current First Lady Michelle Obama‘s 2008 Democratic National Congress Speech! Everyone from CNN’s Anderson Cooper to actor & activist Jesse Williams have called her out for her blatant plagiarism.

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Nigerians Bash CNN Africa For Shanty Megastructure Depiction Of Lagos In 2050 By Nigerian Architect

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Earlier today CNN Africa ran a story focusing on what mega city Lagos could look like in 2050.

The story features the work of Brooklyn-based Nigerian artist Olalekan Jeyifous who has depicted Lagos with a futuristic Twitter made out of shanties, which he calls “Shanty Megastructures”.

The Tweet from CNN depicting futuristic Lagos as a shanty megastructures however drew tonnes of criticism from Nigerians who found the depiction heavily offensive which most of them don’t know was created by a Nigerian.

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“It’s Impossible To Impregnate Her, She’s Reached Menopause”, Dino Melaye Denies Threat To Beat Up Remi Tinubu

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A few days ago we told you about how Senator Dino Melaye had allegedly threatened to beat up female senator – Remi Tinubu.

The incident allegedly went down during a closed door senatorial session in Abuja on Tuesday [July 12]. Both senators got into a verbal altercation and he allegedly screamed at Mrs. Tinubu,

F**k you! Look this is not Bourdillon. I will beat you up…impregnate you and nothing will happen.

READ RELATED:Dino Melaye Allegedly Threatens To Beat Up Remi Tinubu! Her Hubby Bola Tinubu Calls Him A Disgrace

Yesterday Melaye called a press conference in Abuja to address the abusive words he reportedly used against Mrs Tinubu.

He acknowledged that they traded words, but denied being abusive. He also used the opportunity to throw shade at Mrs Tinubu saying that there’s no way he could have said he would impregnate Mrs Tinubu because, “biologically, it is even impossible because she has reached menopause”.

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