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ENTERTAINMENT

Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson & Other Celebrities Who Were Honoured With Beautiful Statues [Photos]

For some people, words aren't enough to describe the love and admiration they have for their favorite celebrities. It might surprise you to know that some of the popular celebrities you've seen and know have actually been honored with beautiful statues. 1. Bob Marley:

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Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson & Other Celebrities Who Were Honoured With Beautiful Statues [Photos]

SPORTS

Michail Antonio, The West Ham Point Man Who Was Once Used As A Defender

31-year-old Jamaica striker, Michail Antonio, is one player who have been making a name for himself in the Premier League lately. The West Ham point man didn't just start his career at the hammers as a striker, as he was once a used as a defender before he was converted to a striker.

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Michail Antonio, The West Ham Point Man Who Was Once Used As A Defender

ENTERTAINMENT

Famous Celebrities Whose Country Of Origin Are Sometimes Mistaken (Photos)

There are some celebrities whose country of origin is often mistaken by their fans and other entertainment Lovers. In this article, I will be sharing with you some celebrities you may not know their real country of origin. #1. Nicki Minaj Some people think that the music star is originally from Jamaica, while certain individuals trace her origin down to Africa.

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Famous Celebrities Whose Country Of Origin Are Sometimes Mistaken (Photos)

ENTERTAINMENT

"Bob Marley Smoked More Than Wizkid, But Millions of People Think Positively About Jamaica" - Reno

Nigerian human rights activist, Reno Omokri has once again taken to social media to educate those who criticized him for endorsing WizKid. Speaking through his Facebook account, Reno disclosed that he received series of backlashes for endorsing WizKid, whom people sees as marijuana smokers. Reno uses Jamaica's Bob Marley as a typical example to back up his assertions, he added that Bob Marley smoked more than wizkid, but millions of people think positively about Jamaica because of Bobi.

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SPORTS

Ranking Top Four EPL Players Who Needs To Change National Team To Kickstart Their Intl. Career

The beautiful game of football is a game that involves teamwork as well as individual performances. We have many good, talented, and quality footballers around the globe. These players, as we all know, come from one country or the other. As a footballer you can nationalise in another country and play for them, but you should know that the country you are from determines how successful your international career will be.

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Ranking Top Four EPL Players Who Needs To Change National Team To Kickstart Their Intl. Career

CULTURE

Here is Why Rastafarians Believe Africa to be their Heaven and Jamaica as Their Hell

So far, it has been noted by several thousand people who are interested in religion that the very idea, the core belief system of Rastafarianism depends on its belief that it is more of a lifestyle, and in part, a social movement. The movement may have begun several years ago but what could be seen as the basic point of growth for its ideas, began in the late 1920s to 1930s in Jamaica.

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Here is Why Rastafarians Believe Africa to be their Heaven and Jamaica as Their Hell

CULTURE

How The Enslaved Igbo People In Jamaica Influenced The Language And Culture Of The Jamaicans

During the trans-atlantic slave trade, the Igbo people alongside some other Africans were taken to Jamaica as slaves in relatively high numbers between 1790 and 1809. The Calabar and the Bonny ports, which are now in South-eastern Nigeria were the two main ports where the Igbo people were mainly taken from.

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How The Enslaved Igbo People In Jamaica Influenced The Language And Culture Of The Jamaicans

ENTERTAINMENT

13 Nigerian Musicians Who Ventured Into Nollywood (PHOTOS)

Nigerian musicians take on different roles in their music videos, but only a few of them have had the opportunity to venture into the Nollywood industry and feature in a movie. In this article, we bring you are 13 Nigerian musicians who ventured into Nollywood. 1.

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13 Nigerian Musicians Who Ventured Into Nollywood (PHOTOS)

SPORTS

3 times, football players made a request for a selfie with Messi and how he reacted.

It is only natural for fellow football players to want to pose for a selfie with Lionel Messi. After all, Messi is not just any player, he is arguably one of the greatest players of all time, along with Pele, Maradonna, Cristiano Ronaldo and so on.

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3 times, football players made a request for a selfie with Messi and how he reacted.

ENTERTAINMENT

A National Mistake We Made Was Not Using Fela To Market Nigeria The Way Jamaica Used Bob Marley-Reno

The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has again spoken. According to a tweet he made earlier today, he stated it clearly that Nigeria made a big mistake by not using Fela Kuti to market Nigeria, the same way Jamaica used Bob Marley to market their own country.

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A National Mistake We Made Was Not Using Fela To Market Nigeria The Way Jamaica Used Bob Marley-Reno

SPORTS

USMNT: The 18 year old prolific forward who could form a strong partnership with Chelsea's Pulisic.

The US men's national team defeated Jamaica by 2 goals to nil in their World Cup qualification match yesterday. Despite being without injured attackers Pulisic and Gio Reyna, the Americans won their second consecutive Qualifier game. They were able to defeat Jamaica 2:0 courtsey of Ricardo Pepi's second half goals.

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USMNT: The 18 year old prolific forward who could form a strong partnership with Chelsea's Pulisic.

SPORTS

Cute Super Falcons Training Pictures

Leading African women national team side, the Nigerian Super Falcons, will be in action this week as they begin there quest for a place in the Africa Women Nations cup and Female World cup. The Nine-time African champions, Super Falcons earlier today intensified preparations for their 2022 Women AFCON qualifying fixture against the Black Queens of Ghana later this week as the Camp opened in Lagos on Sunday.

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Cute Super Falcons Training Pictures

SPORTS

Opinion: The Nigerian Olympics Challenge and the Way Forward

The Nigerian contingent to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games in Japan suffered an unusual defeat in the hands of some of the teams that used to be weak contenders, coupled with some doping controversies the team had to contend with. A 55-man team composed of regular athletes and Paralympians placing 74th in the medal standings with one silver and one bronze medal is not a good outing for a country with abundant human talents.

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Opinion: The Nigerian Olympics Challenge and the Way Forward

SPORTS

Raheem Sterling Got The Last Laugh After Hungarian Football Fans Mocked Him

It has almost become normality for fans to walk into the stadium and mock players. Opposition fans take pleasure in ridiculing their opponent players when they score against them. An unreasonable gesture that taints the beautiful name of football. Hungarians gave the world a bad idea about their country last night, their national team was having a good moment on the pitch before Raheem Sterling scored the first goal of the match in the second half.

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Raheem Sterling Got The Last Laugh After Hungarian Football Fans Mocked Him

ENTERTAINMENT

Why Some Bob Marley Fans Believe That The Music Legend Was Killed By The CIA

While reggae is a sound that originated from Jamaica as some sort of Indigenous sound, just as Afro-beat and highlife are to Nigeria, and some other African countries, it was particularly brought to the limelight by Bob Marley, a man who came out from the ghettos of Jamaica, into the limelight, and became an international force to be reckoned with.

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Why Some Bob Marley Fans Believe That The Music Legend Was Killed By The CIA

ENTERTAINMENT

Check Out Photos Of Funke Akindele's Twin Boys And Step Children As She Marks Her Birthday Today

Funke Akindele Bello aka Jenifa is a Nollywood actress, writer, producer and director. She was born on 24th August 1977. As such, the award-winning actress is marking her birthday today, as she made it known on her Instagram account, where she shared new photos.

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Check Out Photos Of Funke Akindele's Twin Boys And Step Children As She Marks Her Birthday Today

ENTERTAINMENT

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Dies Aged 85

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, who was a Jamaican record producer and singer noted for his innovative studio techniques and production style has reportedly died at the age of 85. Perry died on August 29, 2021, at a hospital in Lucea, Jamaica from an unidentified illness.

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Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Dies Aged 85

SOCIETY

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Haiti, Thousands feared dead

A major earthquake struck western Haiti on Saturday and was felt across the Caribbean where people fled their homes for fear that buildings might collapse. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck five miles from the town of Petit Trou de Nippes, about 7.5 miles west of Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince.

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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Haiti, Thousands feared dead

ENTERTAINMENT

Ayo Makun popularly known as AY celebrates 50th birthday

One of Nigerian best comedian of the decades Ayo Makun popularly known as Ay celebrate his 50 years of living on Thursday, August 19th, 2021. The movie superstar who is know for greasing the globe with stand-up movies as he has proven in some of his movies to mention a few, 30 days in Atlanta and a trip to Jamaica had the internet buzzing and everyone celebrating him for his proven work of excellence.

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Ayo Makun popularly known as AY celebrates 50th birthday

SPORTS

Nigeria Wins Gold At The World U-20 Athletics Championship, Sets New Record

Nigeria has won gold in the 4x400 mixed relay event at the World Athletic under- 20 Championship holding in Nairobi, Kenya. The World Athletics U20 championship is a biennial world championship for the sports of athletes organized by the World Athletics contested by athletes in the under- 20 athletes age category.

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Nigeria Wins Gold At The World U-20 Athletics Championship, Sets New Record