JUST IN! BUHARI OFF TO UK ON TWO WEEKS MEDICAL LEAVE

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria  for London, the United Kingdom, on Tuesday March 30 for a two-week medical trip. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina revealed thison Monday evening through a statement. According to Adesina, President Buhari is expected back in the country in the second week of April. Read the full statement below: “President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up. “The President meets with Security Chiefs first in the morning, after which he embarks…

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HELP! NOLLYWOOD PRODUCER, JOHN IKEM DOWN WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

Nollywood producer, film playwright and director, John Uche Ikemefuma is currently battling for his life in the United States. Thebladengr.com gathered that John Ikem was diagnosed with membranous nephropathy in November of 2019 and had been fighting this kidney disease ever since then. According to a post on Facebook by Nollywood actor and singer Darlene Benson Cobham, John has been admitted to the hospital several times. He also went into a coma for two weeks in October last year due to complications from Covid-19. John, a father of two beautiful…

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EX GAMBIAN NATIONAL COACH, NFF TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, KASHIMAWO LALOKO DIES AT 76

Former national football coach of The Gambia and former technical director  of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Kashimawo Laloko, is dead. Laloko, who also coahed the famous Stationery Stores Football Club of Lagos, died on Sunday at the age of 76 years. He reportedly died at Sacred Hearts Catholic Hospital, Abeokuta, after a brief illness. Popularly called ‘Duro Amene’ by his friends and fans, Laloko was the founder of Pepsi Football Academy, Lagos which has produced the likes of  John Mikel Obi, since its inception in November 1992. Until his…

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SOUTH AFRICA CRASHES OUT OF AFCON, LOSE 0-2 TO SUDAN

South Africa failed to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after losing 2-0 to Sudan on Sunday in their final Group C match in Omdurman. Saifeldin Malik gave the hosts a fifth-minute lead in a clash of former African champions by heading past goalkeeper Ronwen Williams off a free- kick. Mohammed Abdelrahman doubled the lead on 31 minutes, taking advantage of hesitancy by captain Thulani Hlatshwayo before firing past Williams at his near post. South Africa coach Molefi Ntseki took off star forward Percy Tau just past the…

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WINNERS EMERGE IN HERITAGE BANK’S ‘YNSPYRE’ CREAM PLATFORM PROMO

Winners have emerged at the Heritage Bank Plc, ‘YNSPYRE’ Cream Platform Promo held in Abuja. CREAM Platform, Nigeria’s premiere creative reward platform officially kicked off its partnership with Heritage Bank’s YNSPYRE Initiative with the commencement of the CREAM Monthly draws on Friday – March 26th 2021, rewarding subscribers who dialed the *745*463# code, with lots of cash and other prizes. The CREAM YNSPYRE Draw proper started off on a great note with random picking of numbers electronically and with some never-to-be-forgotten moments producing 5 winners who went home with the…

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