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US Embassy Leaves Blessing Okagbare In Tears After Husband’s Visa Refusal To Join Her In Los Angeles

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Nigeria’s sprint Queen Blessing Okagbare just tied the knot with her boo Igho Otegheri a few weeks ago and the newlyweds were looking forward to starting their lives together as husband & wife, but that will not happen now thanks to visa issues.

Commonwealth gold medalist Blessing and her husband who is a footballer, immediately after their wedding earlier this month planned to move to Los Angeles where she is based and training for next years World Championships in Beijing.

SEE: Photos From African Sprint Queen Blessing Okhagbare’s Traditional & White Wedding To Igho Otegheri

However her hubby was denied his US visa and this has left Blessing confused and distraught! The sprint queen who exudes so much strength during her races broke down in tears as she told Vanguard,

 I feel so bad that America Embassy would turn down the visa request by my husband to travel with me to Los Angeles. I have resumed training for the season and I have to go back to my base (Los Angeles) with my husband so that I can concentrate.

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Disgraceful! Super Eagles Fail To Qualify For AFCON 2015 After Draw With South Africa

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Mikel Obi after the match

Mikel Obi after the match

The entire Super Eagles team should be sacked after the woeful performance in the AFCON 2015 qualifying matches. As it currently stands the boys will not defend their 2013 AFCON cup win after the drew 2-2 with South Africa in yesterday’s final round of matches.

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Principled Nigerians Still Exist! 19 year Old Super Falconettes Player Courtney Dike Reveals Why She Rejected N1 Million Gift From NFF

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A few days ago news went viral on the Nigerian blogosphere that a member of the winning Super Falconettes team, US based Courtney Dike had rejected a One Million Naira ($7000) bonus fee given to each member of the winning team by the Nigerian Football Federation.

Many wondered why out of all her teammates she was the only one who turned down the bonus and we now know why. In an email to the spokesperson of the NFF Ademola Olajire, 19-year-old Courtney wrote,

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Russian Tennis President Banned After He Called Venus & Serena Williams Brothers!

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The World Tennis association has banned the President of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpishchev after he described tennis stars Venus & Serena Williams as brothers on Russian State TV on Friday.

Appearing on the chat show, the program host said to Tarpishchev: “I was at the Olympics, where Maria Sharapova was in the final, playing with one, with one of the….” before Tarpishchev responded by saying “Williams brothers.”

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Mikel Obi & The Super Eagles Celebrate 3 -1 Thrashing Of Sudan With A Night Of Clubbing In Abuja [Photos]

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The super eagles played against Sudan yesterday in a 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match in Abuja, beating them 3 -1. To celebrate the win after a series of disappointing draws, the boys went clubbing at a club in the federal Capital.

Team captain Mikel Obi took to Instagram to share a picture of him chilling in the VIP section of the club with another member of team, with the caption “Wednesday night clubbing at XO XTRAORDINARY with my boys after the win !!”

Unknown to them at the same time they were clubbing, head coach Stephen Keshi was getting fired by the NF Executive Committee. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

After the jump, check out pictures the boys shared in the locker room after their win.

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Despite Nigeria’s 3 -1 Win Against Sudan, Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Has Been Sacked!

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Yesterday (Oct 15.) in Abuja Super Eagles of Nigeria played a qualifying match for the 2015 African Cup of Nations against Sudan, which they thankfully won, 3 -1.

But this win for the Eagles did not stop the Nigerian Football Association executive committee from sacking head coach Stephen Keshi, the man who helped Nigerian win the African Cup of Nations last year in South Africa.

According to a report by sports journalist Colin Udoh

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Michael Essien Does NOT Have Ebola, Threatens To Sue Those Reporting False Claims!

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Yesterday news went viral that Ghanaian & AC Milan had contracted Ebola, even a popular & reputable Nigerian website reported the story prompting everyone to believe the story.
But the footballer has come out to slam the false tales, writing on his Twitter

He also hints that he may sue the person who started the rumour,


The false report was started by a man who claims to be a sports agent & sports journalist who backed up his false report by claiming AC Milan spokesperson, Riccardo Coli has confirmed the news. See his tweets after the jump

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Horrific Video Of NFL Star Ray Rice Brutalizing His Wife In An Elevator Goes Viral & Gets Him Cut From Multi Million Dollar Contract

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Highly disturbing footage has been leaked via TMZ which shows NFL’s Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice physically assaulting his wife Janay Palmer. The incident which occurred in February and back then it was just footage of Ray dragging an unresponsive Janay (his fiancée at the time they weren’t married)  out of the elevator that leaked to the Internet. His team & the NFL responded to the incident by giving the NFL star a flimsy 2 game suspension.

Months after the February incident, full footage of the elevator assault has been leaked online and it shows the couple arguing before getting into the elevator, inside the elevator the football star delivers two deadly blows on his fiancee’s face, the punches knock her out cold and left her unconscious! He then proceeded to drag her out of the elevator, when he was seen by a hotel employee who reported the incident.

Watch the disturbing footage after the jump

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Germany Completely Annihilates Brazil With 7 -1 Win At World Cup 2014 Semi Finals! See The Hilarious Memes!

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Did you guys watch this massacre of a match between Germany and Brazil at the World Cup Semi Finals, which went down tonight! Never have I seen a situation where the scoreboard could not fit in the names of all the scorers!

This was a bloodbath!

By the end of the first half the score line was 5 – 0 in favour of Germany! By the 77th minute there has 7 goals in…again in favour of Germany! Did I tell you t his was a bloodbath? Diaris is God ooo!

Germany spelt out B-R-A-Z-I-L with jara sef! By the end of the first half the Brazilian fans were leaving the stadium!

In the dying minutes Oscar managed to get one goal in for Brazil which was greeted by boos by the Brazilian fans! Brazil will now play for third place against either Netherlands or Argentina! This match was epic. I just hope the players are safe, cos Brazilians are passionate about footie!

Of course the memes flourished during and after the match, check them out after the jump

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Cha Ching! Super Eagles Get Paid N21 Million Each For World Cup Appearance

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Remember when the Super Eagles cancelled training just before their game against France for unpaid bonuses? Well I can now tell you that some of the team received $130,000 each as their appearance fee for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

An official told African Football

It was not a flat rate, but some of the players like Enyeama, who were involved in both the qualifiers as well as the World Cup in Brazil got as much as $130,000

That’s N21.4 Million! This doesn’t include their match bonus and daily allowances during the tournament. Team officials weren’t left out as they were all paid at least $25,000.
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