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Football legend Pele set to tie the knot for the third time at age 75

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Legendary footballer Pele is set to marry for the third time at the age of 75 to a 42-year-old businesswoman named, Marcia Cibele Aoki. The three-time world champion will be marrying his girlfriend of six years on Tuesday, July 12, in a small ceremony in Sao Paulo according to reports.

Talking to O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper, Pele confidently said that this time, he has found "love forever." It better be forever! :-)

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to win his second Wimbledon title

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Andy Murray claimed his second Wimbledon title with a flawless 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) defeat of Canadian Milos Raonic in Southwest London today Sunday July 10th. 

Raonic was bidding to become Canada's first grand slam singles champion, but failed. Speaking after his victory, Andy Murray said

Madonna gets Backlash for Calling Kibera in Kenya “Africa’s Largest Slum” + More Photos from her Ongoing Visit

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Madonna with the Samburu Tribe Pop star Madonna is currently in Kibera, Kenya. The 57-year old singer, songwriter, dancer and actress is currently in Africa for philanthropic works as she partners with Shofco (Shining Hope for Communities), an organization that links free schools for girls in Kenyan slums to essential services for the whole community, like clean water, free health care & more.

Genevieve Nnaji & Oluchi Orlandi Celebrate with Supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros and Egyptian-Greek Billionaire Karim El Siati in Sunny Greece

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Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji, model Oluchi Orlandi,American model Paris Hilton and more were seen witnessing the wedding ceremony of Brazilian Supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros and Egyptian-Greek billionaire Karim El Siati in MyKonos, Greece. The beautiful bride was spotted wearing an gorgeously elegant Valentino gown, the wedding atmosphere was bright, clear blue skies creating a lot of picturesque photos with their guests in summer inspired outfits.  A short clip of the couple and more photos of their wedding day. after the cut...

Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to claim 7th Wimbledon title

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Tennis Champion Serena Williams finally clinched a record 22nd grand slam singles title in the Wimbledon final yesterday. The world number one is now tied with Steffi Graf at the top of the open era women's champions list and just two short of Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 titles. Beyonce and Jay Z, Natalie Portman, singer Alesha Dixon and others were present to watch the Wimbledon ladies final. 

See more photos after the cut....

Celeb Stylist Swanky Jerry shows 5 Ways to Rock a Red Suit

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Men often shy away from bold colours like red, orange, and yellow. But today, stylist to Nigerian stars Jeremiah Ogbodo, commonly known asSwanky Jerry, wants men to embrace bold colours. In 5 images, Swanky Jerry displays 5 ways to rock a red suit. More photos after the cut...

Tiwa Savage presented with the 'Hero Of the Month' Award in South Africa

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Tiwa Savage who is in South Africa received the Hero of the month award for her contribution in assisting underprivileged children across Africa. She shared the award and wrote:

Yesterday I was presented with the "Hero Of the Month" Award by the lovely people @reelafrican ... It was such an honor to receive this and it really means a lot to me. Making music is just part of my story. Touching lives and using my platform to make a change no matter how little is ultimately the goal and this award just reminds me of how important that is. A huge thank you to @matthewmensah you've been such a sweetheart and an incredible help to me #ILoveSA #siyabonga #RED

“Osinachi” singer Humblesmith’s release New Photos

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Highlife Afro-Pop Artiste Humblesmith shows off his new looks in new photos released to the media earlier today. The photos are on the heels of his newly released hit single “Jukwese” which has enjoyed massive airplay all over the country. More photos after the cut...

The Duchess of Cambridge attends a London award ceremony in a £1580 Bardot dress

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The 34-year-old mother of two was at the Natural History Museum in London for an award ceremony and she flashed a little flesh in a pricey dress. The Duchess has been criticised for her safe fashion choices so she took things up a notch in a £1580 shoulder-baring dress by relatively unknown Brazilian-born, London-based designer Barbara Casasola. She completed the look with towering £140 pink suede heels which onlookers say were so high she wobbled in them.

 More photos after the cut... 

OAP/ Presenter Extraordinaire Ik Osakioduwa Talks About his Personal Drive in the Latest Edition of BusinessDay’s “Off Duty Magazine”

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He’s an MC, a TV Host, an OAP but most importantly, he is a father to two Lovely children and husband to the beautiful Olohi. The charming Ik Osakioduwa speaks to BusinessDay’s Kemi Ajumobi in the latest issue of ‘Off Duty Magazine’.

John Mahama ,Ghanaian President Says His Country is Experiencing Power Cuts Due to the Activities of Niger Delta Avengers

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Ghanaian President, John Mahama Ghanaian president, John Mahama during an Eid al-Fitr speech said that the massive shortfall in electricity his country is experiencing is as a result of delays in delivery of crude oil from Nigeria to power thermal plants due to the activities of Niger Delta Avengers (NDA). This is coming after the NDA on Wednesday night, blew up three Chevron Nigeria Limited manifolds at Diogbolo, near Dibi, Warri Local Government Area of Delta State, using controlled explosive devices.

Mother of 7 butchered to death while preaching in Kubwa, Abuja

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Mother of seven, Deaconess Eunice Olawale, was butchered to death by some unidentified persons while preaching in the morning at Gbazango community in Kubwa satellite town in Bwari council area, Abuja in the early hours of July 9th.

“I want more money!!” Folorunsho Alakija as she covers July edition of Today’s Woman Magazine

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Oil & gas maven, fashion designer and philanthropist Folorunsho Alakija tells Today’s Woman Magazine, exclusively why she wants more money & it’s not what you think! For the first time EVER astute business woman Folorunsho Alakija is setting the record straight about being the richest black woman in the world, Maryam Babangida giving her THAT oil block, her personal covenant with God and loads more!

Nollywood (Yoruba) Movie Actor Ibrahim Chatta Begs Fans NOT to Vote for Him in the 2016 City People Entertainment Awards

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Nollywood actor Ibrahim Chatta, who mostly acts Yoruba movies is causing a stir on social media because of his “appeal” to his fans NOT to vote for him as the Best Actor in the 2016 City People Entertainment Awards. His reason for this is that, “Nigerian movie awards are not credible”

Husband apologizes publicly 26 Years after Wife Caught Him in Bed with Another Woman

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Gayle with her 2 children Gayle King is known as a media maven and of course as Oprah Winfrey‘s best friend. In a new Q&A with Vanity Fair for its Proust Questionnaire column, her answer to a certain question raised a lot of eyebrows. Vanity Fair: Which living person do you most despise?
Gayle King: “Despise” is a strong word. I’m not a huge fan of the woman I caught naked with my now ex-husband on June 24, 1990, at 9:16 P.M.—but I don’t remember the details.

Africa Needs to Go Back to Its Culture, Values, and Tradition to Thrive – Ooni of Ife

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Ooni of Ife The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says the loss of culture, values and tradition is responsible for the numerous challenges facing Africa as a continent. Ogunwusi said this while delivering the 2015/2016 annual lecture of the School of Postgraduate Studies of the University of Lagos, on Thursday. The theme of the lecture is: “Redefining the Role of Traditional Institutions for National Development”. According to him, African culture and tradition is gradually giving way to westernization in several aspects. He said that this, to a large extent, had impacted negatively on the people’s way of life.

Concern over rising cases of theft of selected human parts at cemetaries in Kwara State

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Cemeteries in Kwara State are now being regularly violated by robbers and scavengers targeting bodies in graves for mutilation and theft of choice parts, The Guardian Nigeria reports.
According to the report, digging up fresh graves in Ilorin, Kwara State has become a daily occurence. The criminals mostly go for selected body parts such as genitalia, skulls, heart, liver and whatever else they may fancy in the decomposing body.
Sources told The Guardian, Muslim cemeteries at Oseere and public cemeteries at Oke-Oyi, a sleepy settlement adjoining Ilorin from the east, are the worst hit. 
"We took the remains of a brother to the cemetery early this month and laid him to rest according to the Islamic rites. But when we returned to the grave two days after with the aim of putting concrete on the tomb, to our surprise we met a dismembered body outside the grave," a source told The Guardian in Ilorin.

David Oyelowo launches scholarship with support from Oprah Winfrey to educate victimised Nigerian girls

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British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo encouraged the creation of a scholarship to aid girls who have been terrorized and disadvantaged by gender inequality in Nigeria. 
The GEANCO Foundation has announced the first ever David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls to help victimized young girls get an education. Many Nigerian girls are raped, kidnapped and if they make it back home, shunned by their families.
"We cannot stand idly by while thousands of innocent girls remain under serious threat," Oyelowo in a press release. "With our help, these bright and resilient girls can blossom into Nigeria’s most inspiring leaders in government, education, business, entertainment, and so much more. The way to combat oppression and injustice is to be intentional in calling it out and then seeking to affect sustainable and long-term change. That is what these Leadership scholarships are all about. We seek to nurture a generation of strong female trailblazers whose positive impact wi…

Ajebutter22 is BACK! Watch “Bad Gang” feat. Falz

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The official music video to ‘Bad Gang‘ by Ajebutter22 featuring Falz. Look out for the intro skit by Kanmi plus cameos by Cool FM OAP Temi, Comedian Ebiye, BOJ and more.