Buhari Approves The Dismissal Of Christian Pilgrims Commission Boss

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President Muhammadu Buhari, has ratified the dismissal of Mr. John Kennedy Opara as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission.

The dismissal rod was wielded on Opara barely 2 hours after he attended the third session of the 9th synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), with the theme, ‘The poverty of riches’ in Abuja.

According to a statement issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir David Lawal, the decision was with effect from Thursday, May 19, 2016.

Buhari commended his invaluable services to the nation and also wished him well in his future endeavours.

The statement read, “His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has in the exercise of his powers, approved the disengagement of Mr. John Kennedy Opara as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission with effect from Thursday May 19 2016.

“Mr. President, however, thanked him for his invaluable services to the nation and wishes him well in his future endeavours.”

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Niger Delta Militants Blow Up Escravos Pipeline

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Militants suspected to be members of the Niger Delta Avengers have attacked a section of the Escravos gas pipeline behind Salvation City, near Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri South West local government area of Delta state.

READ ALSO: Niger Delta Militants Blow Up Agip Gas Pipeline In Bayelsa State

The pipeline, which links Warri to Lagos, was blown up on Friday morning.

It was gathered that the facility belongs to phase two of the Escravos-Lagos gas pipeline owned by the Nigerian Gas Company Limited.

READ ALSO: Militants Give Oil Firms 2-Week Ultimatum To Vacate Niger Delta

The group had attacked the pipeline in February, 2016.

Consequently, the destruction will worsen the country’s energy crisis, with power generation below 2,000 megawatts and oil production down to 1.4 million from 2.2 million barrels per day.

READ ALSO: Nigerian Army Threatens To Crush Niger Delta Militants

Meanwhile, the group, which has claimed responsibility for recent attacks, has yet to comment on the attack.

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John Hopkins University Awards Chimamanda Adichie Honorary Degree

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John Hopkins University Awards Chimamanda Adichie Honorary Degree – Prolific Nigeria writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded a honorary degree by John Hopkins University.

John Hopkins University Awards Chimamanda Adichie Honorary Degree

John Hopkins University Awards Chimamanda Adichie Honorary Degree

Miss Adichie was honored alongside 7 other accomplished professionals, including American filmmaker and director, Spike Lee.

READ: Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Voted Best Fiction

The Half Of A Yellow Sun writer said in a video to mark the occasion: “My advice to the graduating seniors is, eat real food, as often as you can. And embrace ignorance. Say those words ‘I don’t know’. Because by embracing ignorance you open up the possibility of knowledge.”

Spike Lee, who is known for his combating racial and social barriers in America through his work, began his speech with the words: “Wake Up.”

“Wake up from the sleep, wake up from being comatose, wake up from the slumber that keeps your eyes shut to all the inequalities and injustices. To this more often than not evil, crazy and insane world we live in. Let’s move our unconscious minds from the back to the front to a conscious state, and wake up.”

READ: Nigerian Teenager Gets Offered Admission To 8 Ivy League Schools

Lee continued: “We are at a very crucial moment in history in these United States of America. And the way I’m looking at it today, to tell you the truth, things are looking dicey. It can go either way.

“I wish you could be graduating into a world of peace, light, and love, but that’s not the case. We don’t live in a fairytale, but I guess the one percent does. After you leave here today, it’s going to be real life, and real life is no joke. It’s real out here for the 99 percent, for sure. It’s up to the graduating class to make a better world.”

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Brendan Rodgers Is Celtic’s New Manager

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Former Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers has been given the position of manager at Celtic.

The 43-year-old was sacked in October and has now signed a 12-month contract with the Scotland club.

Rodgers said: “I am absolutely delighted to be named Celtic manager. This is genuinely a huge honour for me. I have followed Celtic all my life and to be given this fantastic opportunity and to be part of such a truly great football club is a dream come true.

“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football.

“The club has been in magnificent shape in recent years and has collected silverware regularly during this time. My objective now, of course, is to continue this work, to keep us at the top and again make our mark in Europe.

“I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.

“I can’t wait to be in Paradise with our team and our fans as we all get to work.”

It was announced back in April that Deila would leave his role at the end of the season, despite guiding the club to a fifth successive Scottish Premiership crown.

Celtic chairman Ian Bankier added: “We are delighted to welcome Brendan to Celtic as the club’s new manager.

“As expected, there was huge interest in the position of Celtic manager but we believe we have chosen the outstanding candidate to take the club forward.

“Brendan is a man with a tremendous pedigree in football management, he is someone who knows all about Celtic and someone who has a real passion for Celtic. He is also a manager who we believe has the talent, the drive and the determination to bring continued success to the club.

“We are sure Brendan will receive a fantastic welcome from our supporters and we now look forward with real excitement towards next season as we tackle the many challenges ahead domestically and in Europe.”

The Glasgow club’s chief executive Peter Lawwell continued: “Brendan is a highly-sought after manager and we are pleased that we have been able to bring such a high calibre individual to Celtic.

“He has a huge and genuine affection for the Club. I know Brendan feels privileged to be named Celtic manager and I know he will give us everything he has to be successful at Celtic. Above all, he will bring huge experience, knowledge and ability to the role.

“We wanted to bring one of the biggest and best names to the Club to match our own aspirations and those of our supporters – we believe, in appointing Brendan, that we have done this.

“We have appointed a special manager and we are sure he can bring some special times to Celtic.”

After posts with Watford, Reading and Swansea City, Rodgers was appointed as manager at Liverpool in June 2012, and he almost delivered the club’s first league title since 1990 in 2013-14, only to just fall short of Manchester City.

However, Rodgers paid the price for Liverpool’s indifferent form at the start of 2015-16, and was replaced by Jurgen Klopp.

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Brendan Rodgers Is Celtic’s New Manager

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Former Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers has been given the position of manager at Celtic.

The 43-year-old was sacked in October and has now signed a 12-month contract with the Scotland club.

Rodgers said: “I am absolutely delighted to be named Celtic manager. This is genuinely a huge honour for me. I have followed Celtic all my life and to be given this fantastic opportunity and to be part of such a truly great football club is a dream come true.

“I will give my new role everything I have and do all I can to bring our supporters exciting, entertaining and winning football.

“The club has been in magnificent shape in recent years and has collected silverware regularly during this time. My objective now, of course, is to continue this work, to keep us at the top and again make our mark in Europe.

“I know what a magnificent support Celtic enjoys and I can promise our fans one thing – that I will be doing everything I can to give you a team that you can be proud of and a team that delivers.

“I can’t wait to be in Paradise with our team and our fans as we all get to work.”

It was announced back in April that Deila would leave his role at the end of the season, despite guiding the club to a fifth successive Scottish Premiership crown.

Celtic chairman Ian Bankier added: “We are delighted to welcome Brendan to Celtic as the club’s new manager.

“As expected, there was huge interest in the position of Celtic manager but we believe we have chosen the outstanding candidate to take the club forward.

“Brendan is a man with a tremendous pedigree in football management, he is someone who knows all about Celtic and someone who has a real passion for Celtic. He is also a manager who we believe has the talent, the drive and the determination to bring continued success to the club.

“We are sure Brendan will receive a fantastic welcome from our supporters and we now look forward with real excitement towards next season as we tackle the many challenges ahead domestically and in Europe.”

The Glasgow club’s chief executive Peter Lawwell continued: “Brendan is a highly-sought after manager and we are pleased that we have been able to bring such a high calibre individual to Celtic.

“He has a huge and genuine affection for the Club. I know Brendan feels privileged to be named Celtic manager and I know he will give us everything he has to be successful at Celtic. Above all, he will bring huge experience, knowledge and ability to the role.

“We wanted to bring one of the biggest and best names to the Club to match our own aspirations and those of our supporters – we believe, in appointing Brendan, that we have done this.

“We have appointed a special manager and we are sure he can bring some special times to Celtic.”

After posts with Watford, Reading and Swansea City, Rodgers was appointed as manager at Liverpool in June 2012, and he almost delivered the club’s first league title since 1990 in 2013-14, only to just fall short of Manchester City.

However, Rodgers paid the price for Liverpool’s indifferent form at the start of 2015-16, and was replaced by Jurgen Klopp.

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Kanye West Has ‘Synesthesia’, Rapper Claims Ability To See Sounds

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Kanye West was a guest on Ellen, Thursday, (May 19), and he had a lot to share on topics such as his artistry and his social media habits.

Concerning social media, Kanye said he has never regretted anything he’s ever tweeted just as he admits to never thinking before tweeting – tell us what we don’t know.

He replied, “What’s the point of thinking?” when asked if he ever believed that he should have thought about any of his tweet before sending them.

Kanye though agreed that tweeting at Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to ask for for $53 million dollars was a mistake.

Read: Showman Kanye West Hired An Orchestra To Wake Kim Kardashian On Mother’s Day

He stated, “I should have put it on Facebook. Now I understand why he didn’t hit me back. I feel that if I had more resources, I could help more people.”

Kanye said he wanted Zukerberg’s money in the first place because he had ideas that can make the human race’s existence, within the next hundred years, better.

Read: Kanye West Apologizes Again Over Wiz Khalifa Beef

As with everything Kanye, he also claimed to have a rare medical condition called Synesthesia, which he describes as being able to “see sounds.”

He proudly declared, “Everything that I sonically make is a painting. I can see it [and] I see the importance and the value of being able to experience a more beautiful life.”

 

Source, EW

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VIDEO: Wayne Rooney Faces Apocalypse In New X-Men Advert

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Wayne Rooney Faces Apocalypse In New X-Men Advert – Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has made an appearance in a new TV spot for upcoming movie X-Men: Apocalypse.

Wayne Rooney Faces Apocalypse In New X-Men Advert

Wayne Rooney Faces Apocalypse In New X-Men Advert

In the new video, X-Men leader Charles Xavier scouts for mutants all over the world, and declines on picking Manchester United stars David De Gea and Anthony Martial, but picks Wayne Rooney, who is ready to do “Anything for the team.”

READ: Rooney Confident Of A Bright Manchester United Future

Rooney is then sent off along with the other X-Men to fight Apocalypse, and has only two words when he first sees him: “Bloody Hell.” The video is a result of Manchester United’s ongoing commercial partnership with 20th Century Fox. Watch the video below!

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NYSC Postpones 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II Orientation Course ‘Indefinitely’

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The authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have announced the indefinite postponement of the 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream II orientation course, which was initially scheduled to commence on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

The postponement was announced in a circular on its official site and verified social media accounts on Thursday.

In the circular, the Scheme said that a new date would be announced in due time.

READ ALSO: NYSC 2016 Batch ‘A’ Stream ‘2’ Orientation To Hold On Saturday As FG Releases Funds

“The Management of the National Youth Service Corps regrets to announce the postponement of the 2016 Batch ‘A’ (Stream II) Orientation course scheduled to commence on Saturday, 21st May, 2016 due to logistics reasons,” the statement read.

“We enjoin all Prospective Corps members to watch out for a new date to be announced later. All inconveniences are highly regretted, please.”

The rationale behind the indefinite postponement remains unknown, however, what is known is that the Director-General, of the Scheme, Brig.-Gen. Sulyman Kazaure, had earlier spoken of a possibility of postponing the orientation course.

READ ALSO: Lack Of Money? NYSC May Shelve Batch ‘A’ Stream ‘2’ Corps Members’ Mobilisation To Camp

Kazaure openly lamented to the Senate Committee on Sports in Abuja on Monday that the money required for the exercise was yet to be provided.

Few days later, it was gathered that the federal government intervened through the release of funds for the prospective corps members.

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Blind Wants United To Seize FA Cup Opportunity

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Danny Blind has called on the squad at Manchester United, charging them to seize the chance they have at winning the EPL.

Manchester United has failed to claim the FA cup since 2004 and the Dutchman wants the club to beat Crystal Palace and salvage their season.

“If you play for a club like United, you want to play at the highest level, challenge for trophies and win trophies,” Blind told United’s official website.

“It’s something we can win and we will fight for it. It’s close to our hands and now we have to grab it.

“You see how happy we were and how we celebrated with the fans after the goal from Anthony [Martial] against Everton in the semi-final.

“It was an amazing feeling to have a moment like that with the crowd that I never had before with the fans so close. It was very special. There are no words needed, the pictures say it all.

“You can never underestimate a team in a final, especially an FA Cup final, anything can happen. So we have to make sure we are on top form and at our best and prepare well to win the game.”

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Wabba’s Baptism Of Fire – Azu Ishiekwene

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This was not how it was meant to be. When the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, issued a three-day strike notice on Thursday over the increase in petrol price, it seemed this was going to be the war to end all subsidies.

And as if to confirm that the Armageddon of subsidy was finally at hand, Wabba issued a follow-up statement the day after the notice, advising members of the public to stock up: it was either the government would return to the original price of N86.50 or nothing.

The views and opinions expressed here are those of Azu Ishiekwene and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of 360Nobs.com.

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p dir=”ltr”>Labour had a point. With inflation already in double-digits, 23 states unable to pay salaries for months and misery staring most honest people in the face, the 80 per cent increase in the price of petrol was bound to compound the suffering.

It seemed to hurt all the more because it was like a stab in the back. President Muhammadu Buhari had dismissed any idea of subsidy as a fraud and said so many times during his election campaign. Even after he came to office in May, he maintained this position.

Neither falling oil prices, which reduced national revenue by over 50 per cent nor the depleted foreign reserves, which has crashed to about $27billion from $34.4billion in January 2015, seemed enough to convince Buhari.

For him, the price of petrol was an article of faith, it was therefore not a surprise that the public responded to the price increase with shock and disbelief. It was obviously this sense of disappointment that labour was hoping to exploit when it announced a strike.

But it has turned out to be a calamitous misadventure. There were protests across a few states all right, but Wabba must now be asking himself if a poorly attended placard party was what he had in mind when he called the strike. The strike was doomed almost from the start and Wabba should trade his “Communist Manifesto” for a page of Ben Bruce’s “Common Sense”, if he didn’t see this disaster coming.

First, two key members of the labour fold – the junior and senior staff workers union in the oil industry – opted out before Wabba went public. I understand perfectly that this is certainly not about oil workers unions, NUPENG or PENGASSAN. But if two key unions in his fold – those that are supposed to assist in framing the argument and leading the charge – say upfront that they find no merit in a strike, Wabba should have re-examined his options.

Second, this was one strike that was invoked before Wabba and co had time to think through the issues and mobilise public opinion. Raising pump price by 80 per cent from N86.50 to N145 is clearly a big deal. If you’re not feeling it already, then Ibrahim Magu should be knocking on your door.

But N145 is just a number. One would have expected Wabba and co to take the government up on the components of the new price, item by item. A highly influential former labour leader shared a story of how during negotiations with a previous government over increases in the pump price of petrol, government officials admitted that demurrage made up over 20 per cent of the new cost! The union leaders insisted – and rightly – that it was wrong for government to pass on the cost of its own inefficiency to consumers.

How can this government say, for example, that it is “deregulating” prices and still fix a maximum pump price? How can it fix official exchange rate at 199/$ and then use the interbank rate to determine the new pump price? At what rate was the NNPC getting forex to import petrol and at what rate will it be getting it now?

In the new dispensation, what will happen to the 450,000bpd allocated daily to NNPC for local refining? Will the corporation still be getting that and getting preferential forex allocation to import petrol? What, in any case, is the actual cost of importing one litre of petrol today and why does NNPC insist on importing from Europe when it could do so from Morocco, for instance, at a lower cost.

If Wabba and co have any answers to these questions at all, they may have written them in small prints on the placards they waved on a few empty streets on Wednesday. But they need to say the answers loud and clear; we need to be convinced that this strike is more than an ego trip.

Third, I cannot for the life of me, understand why labour presented a divided front, almost from the get go, and still expected a different result at the end. Labour’s poor housekeeping was compounded by its shamefully divided house. Strikes hardly produce 100 per cent compliance, but there’s a minimum viable threshold that should separate strikes from angry comics. A divided labour house doesn’t even get close. Whatever Wabba had against Joe Ajaero, I thought they would bury the hatchet in Buhari’s backyard.

That didn’t happen. Instead, Wabba poured more petrol on an already inflamed relationship making 145/litre look cheap in comparison. He insisted publicly that he would not be in the same room with Ajaero leaving public opinion confused and further divided. Regrettably, Wabba is worse for it: he has depleted his goodwill and handed over to Ajaero recognition and authority on a platter.

Fourth, where was labour when the draft bill of the 2016 appropriation bill was sent to the National Assembly? This was the same question I asked Shehu Sani and Dino Melaye, who tried to mask their inattention with populist shenanigans. If Wabba were not on a trip to Afghanistan when the executive handed over the bill to the Assembly he would have seen that “subsidy” was not in the draft and started mobilising public opinion in good time.

Finally, labour has to dig itself out of this hole. It must have the humility to admit that it hasn’t done enough homework and the good sense to go back to the basics: it must find a clear message and rally public opinion around a viable option, grounded in facts and figures. Wabba and co must avoid the disaster ahead and retreat to fight another day.

Azu Ishiekwene is the managing director/editor-in-chief of The Interview magazine and member of the board of the Paris-based Global Editors Network.

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FRSC Starts 6-Day Nationwide Tyre Monitoring Exercise On Monday

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In line with the outcome of the just concluded Stakeholders’ Forum on tyres on May 9, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced that it will on Monday begin a six-day nationwide monitoring campaign and surveillance on vehicles’ tyres.

According to the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, the exercise will be supervised by nine of its topmost Management Staff and all Zonal Commanding Officers to sustain the free vehicle safety checks in field commands.

READ ALSO: FRSC To begin Confiscation Of vehicles With Expired, Substandard Tyres

Speaking on behalf of the Corps Marshal on Thursday, the Head, Media Relations and Strategy of the corps, Bisi Kazeem, said the exercise, which is to commence on May 23, 2016, aim at reducing road crashes caused by substandard and expired tyres.

Officers to lead the exercise include the Deputy Corps Marshal Adei Abu (Operations) to cover Kaduna, Kano, Jigawa and Katsina; Deputy Corps Marshal Chidi Nwanchukwu (Admin and Human Resource) to take charge of Edo, Delta, Anambra and Ondo; Deputy Corps Marshal Ojeme Ewhrujakpor (Technical Service and Special Duties) to cover Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Abia and Cross River; Deputy Corps Marshal Theophillus Charles (Motor Vehicle Administration) to cover Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Kwara; Deputy Corps Marshal Ahmad Kogari Hassan (Special Marshal and Partnership) to cover Adamawa, Taraba, Gombe and Nasarawa; and Deputy Corps Marshal Demola Lawal (Training Standard and Certification) in charge of Plateau, Bauchi, Borno and Yobe.

Others are: Assistant Corps Marshal Dr. Kayode Olagunju (Policy Research and Statistics), to oversee FCT, Kogi, Niger and Ekiti; Assistant Corps Marshal Kayode Fanola (Corps Secretary) to cover Enugu, Imo, Ebonyi and Benue and Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaogeneh (Personnel) to cover Sokoto, Kebbi, and Zamfara, the statement said.

Kazeem also explained that the Management Staff deployed to field commands are expected to participate in direct supervision of the free safety check exercise, ensure interactive session with Vulcanisers’ Associations, address tyre dealers, teach other staff what to look out for in tyres and organize motor park rallies.

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Trial Adjourned As Metuh Vomits In Court | He Seeks Court’s Permission For 5-Week Treatment Abroad

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The corruption trial of the Spokesperson of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, was stalled and then adjourned by the Federal High Court in Abuja, following the signs of ill-health exhibited by the embattled Scribe.

Metuh, who is being tried for allegedly receiving N400 million of government arms money, had been scheduled to appear before Justice Okon Abang for the continuation of his trial.

READ ALSO: Metuh’s Corruption Trial Adjourned As Judge Complained Of Seeing Shadows

At the resumed trial on Thursday, Metuh was said to have shown symptoms of ill-health as he repeatedly vomited at the premises of the court.

His lawyer, Emeka Etiaba, prayed the court to adjourn the case to enable the PDP spokesperson, who was apparently unwell, return to the hospital.

Consequently, the prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir, did not object to the application, as Justice Abang adjourned the case till May 23 and Metuh was immediately returned to the hospital.

In a similar development, it was learnt that Metuh requested that the court grant him permission to travel to the United Kingdom for five weeks on medical ground.

Speaking on his behalf, Etiaba (SAN) is seeking the release of his client’s travel passport for that purpose.

The court had, while admitting Metuh to bail on January 19 this year, ordered him to submit his passport to the court as part of the conditions for the bail granted him.

READ ALSO: Court Of Appeal Reserves Judgments In Metuh, Kanu’s Appeals

However, in the application, Metuh said his decision to seek treatment abroad was informed by the advice of a neurosurgeon at the National Hospital, Abuja, following the injury he reportedly sustained after falling from a chair at the party’s national secretariat on April 26.

 

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Pogba Yearns To Be The Complete Player

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Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba is looking to be a complete player, that invokes both Messi and Ronaldo.

The Frenchman has been exceptional for Juventus and has become a coveted player, since joining in 2012, winning four league titles in a row.

And after scoring eight goals this season and assisting a further 12, the midfielder is eager to be better.

“I want to become the complete player,” Pogba told ESPN. “I want to do everything: defend, attack, score, give assists, tackle, win back the ball. Be a leader on the field.

“I want to become a new midfielder. From defensive midfielder to attacking midfielder to attacker. I want to take the qualities from everyone.

“Cristiano, Ronaldinho, Messi, everyone. Andres Iniesta. I’m serious. All players rolled into one. I’d like to get to the level where I have everything: Patrick Vieira, Didier Deschamps, Zidane, Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry, Ronaldo. It wouldn’t be bad, that.

“I’ve already scored goals, given decisive passes, won back balls. It’s really just about raising the level.”

Despite racking up a host of honours as Juve have dominated Italian football, a humble Pogba says he is a way off reaching his best.

“I don’t think I am a great; I think I’ve done nothing. I’ve done nothing in soccer,” the 23-year-old added.

“I’ve won leagues, but I haven’t won the Champions League, the World Cup, the Euros. Winning Euro 2016 in France, that wouldn’t be bad.

“I want to work, to be a great, to win everything.”

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Saul: Atletico Are Not Looking For UCL Revenge

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According to midfielder, Saul, Atletico are not thinking about revenge when they play Real Madrid in the UCL final.

The La Liga clubs will play in the final of the competition, in what is a repeat of the 2014 event.

And despite losing 4-1 two years ago to Madrid, Saul insists Atletico are not about revenge.

“If Real Madrid are a superior team, they will need to prove it on the field,” he told Radio MARCA on Thursday.

“The final in Milan is not a rematch of Lisbon, or a chance for revenge, but rather it is a chance to make history.

“We know that Madrid are a tough team. It will be very difficult [but] I only think about winning.”

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Suarez Never Thought He Would Replace Messi As

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Luis Suarez has stated he didn’t believe he’ll have replaced Messi at the head of Barcelona’s attack.

Suarez has enjoyed a beautiful season with the Catalan club since joining from Liverpool.

The former Liverpool man scored 40 goals in 35 matches to win the pichichi award. Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi has moved back out to a role on the left side of attack to get the best out of Suarez, much to the Uruguayan’s shock.

“I never imagined playing in this position because Leo was playing as the No.9, and I thought, ‘where are they going to play me?’,” he told BeIN Sport.

“We get along very well, both on and off the park.

“Sometimes it is hard to understand, because a striker is always angry when they’re not the main star, but here it does not happen like that.

“There is nothing false or acted. It is a true friendship, where there is zero jealousy and where we get along well.

“We advise each other and we are glad when things go well for each other.

“For me, I tell my children I played with the best player in history and that is a privilege.”

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Breaking! Gunmen Assassinate Governor Ortom’s Aide In Benue State

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Unidentified gunmen have assassinated the Senior Special Assistant on Security Matters to Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Hon Igbana Denen at the early hours of Friday.

Hon Denen Igbana, the Senior Special Assistant on Security Matters to Governor Samuel Ortom,

Hon Denen Igbana, the Senior Special Assistant on Security Matters to Governor Samuel Ortom,

According to information gathered, Denen was killed in his home at about 2:30am on Friday, May 20, 2016.

Details of his assassination still remain sketchy as we await confirmatory statement from the Office of the State Police Command.

More details to be added as the story develops…

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Chibok Girl’s Rescue Puts Fayose, Patience Jonathan To Shame – APC

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The South East Zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a swipe at the wife of the former President of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan and the Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose as regards to the rescue of Amina Ali, one of the abducted Chibok school girls.

READ ALSO: Army Hands Over Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl To Governor Shettima [Photos]

Amina Ali, the rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram

Amina Ali, the rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram

According to the group, the rescue of Amina, one of the 200 Chibok school girls, abducted in 2014, has put both of them to shame as it has laid to rest claims by the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration that the abduction was a scam.

In a statement issued on Thursday by the spokesman of the Caucus, Mr Osita Okechukwu, the rescue of Amina had also rekindled hopes of finding the rest.

The statement read: “We thank God for his mercies. This is the beginning of the return of more of the girls whose parents have passed through enormous and unbearable trauma.

“Our message to the parents of the remaining school girls is that they should bear in mind that with God nothing is impossible. Their hope should not wane, as we have every hope that more girls will be rescued.

“We salute the gallant Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), the Nigerian Armed Forces, the JTF and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, for their fortitude, resilience and perseverance.”

“For, if President Buhari had remained indifferent like the former president, the penetration of Sambisa forest couldn’t have been possible. Indeed the rescue of Amina Ali has put to shame people like the former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan and Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose, who thought the abduction of the girls was a scam.”.

During the period when the group issued this statement, the Nigerian Army announced the rescue of yet another Chibok girl.

READ ALSO: President Buhari Promises The Best For Rescued Chibok Girl, Amina Ali

Serah Luka, another rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram enclave

Serah Luka, another rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram enclave

Serah Luka – a daughter of a pastor – was rescued around 11.00am, on Thursday during military’s mop up operations against the remnants of a ferocious Islamic death cult, Boko Haram.

READ ALSO: Nigerian Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl, Kill 35 Boko Haram Terrorists

During debriefing, Serah was quoted as saying that three other girls ran from their captors following the military operations.

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MUSIC: Steven Tones – Isioma

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After dropping impressive covers for EARNED IT by The Weekend and I DEY ‘SORRY‘ by Justin Beiber early in the year, Steven Tones releases ISIOMA as his first official single for 2016.

ISIOMA is a love song and as usual, STEVEN TONES lives up to expectation with a reputation for his always mesmerizing lyrics. It’s definitely a great listen and a must have for everyone.

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Nigerian Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl, Kill 35 Boko Haram Terrorists

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Barely 48 hours after the Nigerian Army announced the rescue of Amina Ali, one of the 200 schoolgirls abducted from the Chibok community in Borno State, another schoolgirl was rescued on Thursday.

Serah Luka, another rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram enclave

Serah Luka, another rescued Chibok girl from Boko Haram enclave

The news was disclosed by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, even as he promised to release more details about the operation that led to her rescue.

Also, “a total of 97 women and children were freed,” he said, adding that “at least 35 Boko Haram fighters were killed.”

According to him, Serah Luka, a daughter of a pastor, was rescued about 11.00am, yesterday, Thursday during a military operation against the ISIS-affiliated militants, Boko Haram.

READ ALSO: Army Hands Over Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl To Governor Shettima [Photos]

Usman, in a statement issued on Thursday night, revealed that upon interrogation, Serah was quoted as saying that three other girls ran from their captors following the military operations.

The statement read: “At about 11.00am today, Thursday, 19th May 2016, troops of 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai, conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.”

“During the operations, the troops killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunition and other items. In addition, they rescued 97 women and children held captives by the Boko Haram terrorists.

“We are glad to state that among those rescued is a girl believed to be one of the Chibok Government Secondary School girls that were abducted on 14th April 2014 by the Boko Haram terrorists. Her name is Miss Serah Luka, who is number 157 on the list of the abducted school girls. She is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka.

“During debriefing the girl revealed that she was a JSS1 student of the school at the time they were abducted. She further added that she hails from Madagali, Adamawa State. She averred that she reported at the school barely two months and one week before her unfortunate abduction along with other girls over two years ago.

“She added that there (are) other three girls who fled from Shettima Aboh when the troops invaded the area earlier today which led to their rescue. She is presently receiving medical attention at the medical facility of Abogo Largema Cantonment, Biu, Borno State.”

The news of Serah’s rescue is coming barely two days after Nigerian government officials announced the rescue of  another kidnap victim, Amina Ali.

Amina met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.

READ ALSO: President Buhari Promises The Best For Rescued Chibok Girl, Amina Ali

During the emotional meeting, President Buhari held the baby Amina gave birth to while a captive of the terror group.

“Like all Nigerians and many others around the world, I am delighted that Amina Ali is free, but it is tinged with deep sorrow with what she had to go through,” Buhari said.

Amina was accompanied by her family and Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima, whose residence she had visited the previous night.

 

 

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2016 BET Awards Nominees: Wizkid & Yemi Alade In For Best International Act

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2016 BET Awards Nominees – The nomination list has been revealed for the 2016 BET Awards, and Drake is the man ahead with 9 nods.

2016 BET Awards Nominees

2016 BET Awards Nominees

Behind Drake are singers Beyonce and Rihanna with 5 nominations each. Nigeria also gets a mention, with superstar acts Wizkid and Yemi Alade getting nominated for the Best International Act, alongside South African trio of AKA, Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest.

READ: BET CEO, Debra Lee, Appointed To Twitter’s Board of Directors

The 2016 BET Awards will air live on the 26th of June. See the full nominee list below!

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
ADELE
ANDRA DAY
BEYONCÉ
K. MICHELLE
RIHANNA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
BRYSON TILLER
CHRIS BROWN
JEREMIH
THE WEEKND
TYRESE

Best Group
2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
DRAKE & FUTURE
PUFF DADDY & THE FAMILY
RAE SREMMURD
THE INTERNET

Best Collaboration
BIG SEAN FT. CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN – PLAY NO GAMES
BIG SEAN FT. KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
NICKI MINAJ FT. BEYONCÉ – FEELING MYSELF
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
DRAKE
FETTY WAP
FUTURE
J. COLE
KANYE WEST
KENDRICK LAMAR

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
DEJ LOAF
LIL KIM
MISSY ELLIOTT
NICKI MINAJ
REMY MA

Video of the Year
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Video Director of the Year
BENNY BOOM
CHRIS BROWN
COLIN TILLEY & THE LITTLE HOMIES
DIRECTOR X
HYPE WILLIAMS

Best New Artist
ALESSIA CARA
ANDRA DAY
BRYSON TILLER
KEHLANI
TORY LANEZ

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
ERICA CAMPBELL
KIRK FRANKLIN
LECRAE
TAMELA MANN
TASHA COBBS

Best Actress
GABRIELLE UNION
KERRY WASHINGTON
TARAJI P. HENSON
TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
VIOLA DAVIS

Best Actor
ANTHONY ANDERSON
COURTNEY B. VANCE
IDRIS ELBA
MICHAEL B. JORDAN
O’SHEA JACKSON JR.

YoungStars Award
AMANDLA STENBERG
QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS
SILENTÓ
WILLOW SMITH
YARA SHAHIDI

Best Movie
BEASTS OF NO NATION
CONCUSSION
CREED
DOPE
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Sportswoman of the Year
CHEYENNE WOODS
GABRIELLE DOUGLAS
SERENA WILLIAMS
SKYLAR DIGGINS
VENUS WILLIAMS

Sportsman of the Year
CAM NEWTON
KOBE BRYANT
LEBRON JAMES
ODELL BECKHAM JR.
STEPHEN CURRY

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
CHRIS BROWN – BACK TO SLEEP
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Centric Award
ANDRA DAY – RISE UP
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
K. MICHELLE – NOT A LITTLE BIT
RIHANNA – BBHMM
THE INTERNET – UNDER CONTROL

READ: VIDEO: DJ Big N – Erima ft. Dr SID & Wizkid

Best International Act Africa
AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
MZVEE (Ghana)
SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
WIZKID (NIGERIA)
YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Best International Act UK
KANO
KREPT & KONAN
LIANNE LA HAVAS
SKEPTA
STORMZY
TINIE TEMPAH

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2016 BET Awards Nominees: Wizkid & Yemi Alade In For Best International Act

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2016 BET Awards Nominees – The nomination list has been revealed for the 2016 BET Awards, and Drake is the man ahead with 9 nods.

2016 BET Awards Nominees

2016 BET Awards Nominees

Behind Drake are singers Beyonce and Rihanna with 5 nominations each. Nigeria also gets a mention, with superstar acts Wizkid and Yemi Alade getting nominated for the Best International Act, alongside South African trio of AKA, Black Coffee and Cassper Nyovest.

READ: BET CEO, Debra Lee, Appointed To Twitter’s Board of Directors

The 2016 BET Awards will air live on the 26th of June. See the full nominee list below!

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist
ADELE
ANDRA DAY
BEYONCÉ
K. MICHELLE
RIHANNA

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
BRYSON TILLER
CHRIS BROWN
JEREMIH
THE WEEKND
TYRESE

Best Group
2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE
DRAKE & FUTURE
PUFF DADDY & THE FAMILY
RAE SREMMURD
THE INTERNET

Best Collaboration
BIG SEAN FT. CHRIS BROWN & TY DOLLA $IGN – PLAY NO GAMES
BIG SEAN FT. KANYE WEST & JOHN LEGEND – ONE MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
NICKI MINAJ FT. BEYONCÉ – FEELING MYSELF
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
DRAKE
FETTY WAP
FUTURE
J. COLE
KANYE WEST
KENDRICK LAMAR

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
DEJ LOAF
LIL KIM
MISSY ELLIOTT
NICKI MINAJ
REMY MA

Video of the Year
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
KENDRICK LAMAR – ALRIGHT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Video Director of the Year
BENNY BOOM
CHRIS BROWN
COLIN TILLEY & THE LITTLE HOMIES
DIRECTOR X
HYPE WILLIAMS

Best New Artist
ALESSIA CARA
ANDRA DAY
BRYSON TILLER
KEHLANI
TORY LANEZ

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award
ANTHONY BROWN & GROUP THERAPY
ERICA CAMPBELL
KIRK FRANKLIN
LECRAE
TAMELA MANN
TASHA COBBS

Best Actress
GABRIELLE UNION
KERRY WASHINGTON
TARAJI P. HENSON
TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
VIOLA DAVIS

Best Actor
ANTHONY ANDERSON
COURTNEY B. VANCE
IDRIS ELBA
MICHAEL B. JORDAN
O’SHEA JACKSON JR.

YoungStars Award
AMANDLA STENBERG
QUVENZHANÉ WALLIS
SILENTÓ
WILLOW SMITH
YARA SHAHIDI

Best Movie
BEASTS OF NO NATION
CONCUSSION
CREED
DOPE
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

Sportswoman of the Year
CHEYENNE WOODS
GABRIELLE DOUGLAS
SERENA WILLIAMS
SKYLAR DIGGINS
VENUS WILLIAMS

Sportsman of the Year
CAM NEWTON
KOBE BRYANT
LEBRON JAMES
ODELL BECKHAM JR.
STEPHEN CURRY

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
BRYSON TILLER – DON’T
CHRIS BROWN – BACK TO SLEEP
DRAKE – HOTLINE BLING
FUTURE FT. DRAKE – WHERE YA AT
RIHANNA FT. DRAKE – WORK

Centric Award
ANDRA DAY – RISE UP
BEYONCÉ – FORMATION
K. MICHELLE – NOT A LITTLE BIT
RIHANNA – BBHMM
THE INTERNET – UNDER CONTROL

READ: VIDEO: DJ Big N – Erima ft. Dr SID & Wizkid

Best International Act Africa
AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
MZVEE (Ghana)
SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
WIZKID (NIGERIA)
YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Best International Act UK
KANO
KREPT & KONAN
LIANNE LA HAVAS
SKEPTA
STORMZY
TINIE TEMPAH

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Kirk Whalum, Donald Duke, Sweet Sound And Others Thrill Lagos At Runway Jazz Music And Fashion Concert (Photos)

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The much anticipated event, Runway Jazz, which brought together lovers of the classy worlds of music and fashion took place three weeks ago on April 29, 2016 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

It was truly an unforgettable night highlighted by incredibly thrilling performances starring Grammy award-winning jazz legend, Kirk Whalum, host band – Sweet Sound, former Cross River Governor, Donald Duke, powerhouse Omawumi, Naija’s soul sister – Yinka Davies, Tosin Alao, and Khaline Akinkugbe, and accompanied by a riveting fashion show featuring Yomi Casual, Queen Ahneva Wearable Art and Frank Osodi.

The show which kicked off at 8.30pm, opened with a cultural presentation by the Samson Iroko Percussion Troupe and a jazzy rendition of the National Anthem by Chee. The event was anchored by MC Abbey, Temiloluwa Awonbiogbon and Bovi, who kept the audience entertained with their quick wit and comic presentations through the night.

One by one, the artistes took to the stage and performed their sets to an enthusiastic audience, with each one building the momentum until Kirk’s anticipated performance. From the first note to the last, Kirk Whalum and his band had the audience spellbound and hungry for more, despite the late hour.

Runway Jazz resonated a high level of class, style and grace as notable dignitaries including The Consul General of the American Embassy, John Bray; Hon. Moji Yakubu, Members of the Italian Diplomatic Corps, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chief Femi Otedola, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Folusho Phillips, Hon. Habeeb Fasinro, Frank Nweke Jnr, The Chairman of Multichoice Nigeria, and several celebrities from the entertainment industry including Mike Aremu, Ill Rhymz, Monalisa Chinda, Victor Olaotan, Ay, Ajebo, and Wale Ojo, were present to appreciate and support this august occasion.

Speaking on the event, the convener of Runway Jazz, Afolabi Oke stated that “beyond the entertainment value, this historic concert marks the global celebration of UNESCO’s International Jazz day, and shares the mandate to promote global peace, unity, diversity and dialogue among nations.” This was highlighted by the American CG, John F Bray, who brought special greetings and remarked on the significance of Jazz Music as a tool for promoting World Peace.

Donald Duke had also said in an earlier video while announcing his debut performance, that “Jazz is what humanity ought to be – a potpourri of folks, races, temperaments, cultures and attitudes, harmonized into a human symphony that is enchanting and infused with love.”

And that is what the night was about as the organisers who had earlier promised the biggest jazz experience Lagos had yet to see, delivered on that promise, leaving guests in such high spirits and an experience of a lifetime. The evening rounded off with an ensemble “Peace song” written and performed by Nene Uko and accompanied by Sweet Sound and Kirk Whalum.

Runway Jazz, supported by the Lagos State Government, was well-attended and well-received by the audience, and with its successful outing, is a credible addition to the entertainment calendar for years to come.

Check out some of the pictures from one of the best jazz events ever.

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Yinka Davies performing
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Femi Otedola, Donald Duke and Aliko Dangote
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Omawumi
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Cydnma and Sweet Sound

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Model on the Runway

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Sweet Sound

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Kirk Whalum, Donald Duke, Sweet Sound And Others Thrill Lagos At Runway Jazz Music And Fashion Concert (Photos)

Featured Image

The much anticipated event, Runway Jazz, which brought together lovers of the classy worlds of music and fashion took place three weeks ago on April 29, 2016 at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

It was truly an unforgettable night highlighted by incredibly thrilling performances starring Grammy award-winning jazz legend, Kirk Whalum, host band – Sweet Sound, former Cross River Governor, Donald Duke, powerhouse Omawumi, Naija’s soul sister – Yinka Davies, Tosin Alao, and Khaline Akinkugbe, and accompanied by a riveting fashion show featuring Yomi Casual, Queen Ahneva Wearable Art and Frank Osodi.

The show which kicked off at 8.30pm, opened with a cultural presentation by the Samson Iroko Percussion Troupe and a jazzy rendition of the National Anthem by Chee. The event was anchored by MC Abbey, Temiloluwa Awonbiogbon and Bovi, who kept the audience entertained with their quick wit and comic presentations through the night.

One by one, the artistes took to the stage and performed their sets to an enthusiastic audience, with each one building the momentum until Kirk’s anticipated performance. From the first note to the last, Kirk Whalum and his band had the audience spellbound and hungry for more, despite the late hour.

Runway Jazz resonated a high level of class, style and grace as notable dignitaries including The Consul General of the American Embassy, John Bray; Hon. Moji Yakubu, Members of the Italian Diplomatic Corps, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chief Femi Otedola, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Folusho Phillips, Hon. Habeeb Fasinro, Frank Nweke Jnr, The Chairman of Multichoice Nigeria, and several celebrities from the entertainment industry including Mike Aremu, Ill Rhymz, Monalisa Chinda, Victor Olaotan, Ay, Ajebo, and Wale Ojo, were present to appreciate and support this august occasion.

Speaking on the event, the convener of Runway Jazz, Afolabi Oke stated that “beyond the entertainment value, this historic concert marks the global celebration of UNESCO’s International Jazz day, and shares the mandate to promote global peace, unity, diversity and dialogue among nations.” This was highlighted by the American CG, John F Bray, who brought special greetings and remarked on the significance of Jazz Music as a tool for promoting World Peace.

Donald Duke had also said in an earlier video while announcing his debut performance, that “Jazz is what humanity ought to be – a potpourri of folks, races, temperaments, cultures and attitudes, harmonized into a human symphony that is enchanting and infused with love.”

And that is what the night was about as the organisers who had earlier promised the biggest jazz experience Lagos had yet to see, delivered on that promise, leaving guests in such high spirits and an experience of a lifetime. The evening rounded off with an ensemble “Peace song” written and performed by Nene Uko and accompanied by Sweet Sound and Kirk Whalum.

Runway Jazz, supported by the Lagos State Government, was well-attended and well-received by the audience, and with its successful outing, is a credible addition to the entertainment calendar for years to come.

Check out some of the pictures from one of the best jazz events ever.

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A model wearing Yomi Casual on the runway
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A model wearing Yomi Casual on the runway
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A model wearing Yomi Casual on the runway
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Yinka Davies performing
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Femi Otedola, Donald Duke and Aliko Dangote
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Omawumi
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Cydnma and Sweet Sound

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Sweet Sound

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Fiorentina Unveil 2016-17 Jerseys

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Fiorentina Unveil 2016-17 Jerseys – Serie A side Fiorentina have unveiled their home and away kits for the 2016-2017 season.

The shirts are again produced by French sportswear company Le Coq Sportif. The home jersey maintains the club’s historic purple color scheme, and sees the introduction of a collar. The away jersey is all white with a purple collar and a purple strip, and Fiorentina, who finished 5th last season, will be hoping for better fortunes with their new kits.

READ: Barcelona’s Cristian Tello Signs For Fiorentina On Loan

The jerseys were presented by Fiorentina stars Federico Bernardeschi, Davide Astori and Borja Valero, and Giulia Orlandi and Alia Guagni from the club’s female team.

“I slowly settled in this year,” Bernardeschi said of his season at the jersey launch. “I won’t make any promises about next season, but what I will say is that my teammates and I will give 100 percent.”

What do you think of the jerseys? Check them out below!

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MUSIC: Shaydee – Smile

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Today seems to be a good day for the EME acts, as Shaydee follows suit by dropping this new record titled “Smile” after label mate, Niyola released a record today.

“Smile” is produced by Jay Paul Beats vand is one record for the love birds.

Enjoy Shaydee’s magical touch below and share your thoughts.



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