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Why we told our children about their mum’s r.a.p.e ordeal –Timi Dakolo

Singer, Timi Dakolo, has revealed that he and his wife, Busola, informed their kids about her r.a.p.e ordeal when she spoke out about it in June 2019. Speaking during an interview with media personality, Toke Makinwa, Dakolo said, “Yes, we informed our kids. I think I raised my kids differently. Children love validation. My kids can talk to me and express themselves very well. I had to make them know that their mother is a superhero. I explained that it was a painful experience that happened when their mum was…

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Sports ministry appoints Mikel youth ambassador

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has named former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi as the country’s youth ambassador to help promote sports in the country. The appointment marks Mikel’s return to national duty since his retirement from the national team after the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 2019 where he led the team to a third-place finish. Dare, while addressing journalists at the National Stadium, Lagos on Friday said the appointment of the former Chelsea midfielder would benefit the country’s youths. He said, “The details of…

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Why we told our children about their mum’s rape ordeal, Timi Dakolo reveals

Singer, Timi Dakolo, has revealed that he and his wife, Busola, informed their kids about her rape ordeal when she spoke out about it in June 2019. Speaking during an interview with media personality, Toke Makinwa, Dakolo said, “Yes, we informed our kids. I think I raised my kids differently. Children love validation. My kids can talk to me and express themselves very well. I had to make them know that their mother is a superhero. I explained that it was a painful experience that happened when their mum was…

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Senate’ll checkmate unhealthy practices threatening aviation —Ifeanyi Ubah

A member of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has said the red chamber would do everything possible to safe the Nigerian aviation sector from collapsing. The Senator in a statement on Saturday, pledged to play key roles in the formulation of legislative framework and policies to save the sector. Ubah said, “As a member of the Nigerian Senate Committee on Aviation, I will continue to play a key role in fashioning out legislative frameworks and policies that will protect our indigenous Airlines as well as checkmate unwholesome…

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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: Mike Tyson predicts trilogy fight

Former boxing heavyweight, Mike Tyson, has predicted who he feels will win the trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. The pair are set to fight for the third and possibly final time on July 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first bout took place on December 1, 2018 and ended in a controversial split draw. Fury won the rematch claiming the WBC and The Ring magazine titles just over a year later. He knocked Wilder down twice before Wilder’s corner threw the towel in, bringing an end to…

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I will never join APC, says Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed the possibility of him joining the All Progressives Congress, APC. His comment is coming against the backdrop of his recent commendation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri had commended Buhari for visiting Borno State. He noted that the visit showed that the president was improving and listening to Nigerians. However, the former presidential aide said he commended Buhari because he is objective and not destructive. The former presidential aide, however, vowed to organise another rally to harass the president if he…

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2023: Aisha Yesufu hints on new political party

Popular activist, Aisha Yesufu has hinted of a new political party ahead of the 2023 presidential election. According to Aisha, the leading political parties, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would not field competent candidates to lead the country. The Edo-born activist noted that although there are people with competence, character and capacity in the two leading parties, power brokers will never allow them succeed. “APC and PDP have people with competence, character and capacity to lead Nigeria right but they will never…

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