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Goldberg Begins Expanded Music Talent Hunt, Calls for Audition

“Your Excellency”, Goldberg, has concluded plans for an expanded music talent hunt competition that would encompass Fuji and Juju music under the name Ariya Repete. Over the last years, Goldberg has deepened its bond with the people of the South West with its talent hunt competition, Fuji t’o Bam and has now decided to include Juju music, the other indigenous ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Man Drives Off Without Paying For Petrol 13 Times From The Filling Station

Daniel Carl Guthrie, 33, frоm West Fargo, North Dakota hаѕ bееn arrested аnd faces 13 counts оf theft аftеr bеіng accused оf stealing gas frоm thе ѕаmе gas station thirteen times, ассоrdіng tо Fargo Municipal Court documents. Thе gas station іn question іѕ Lіttlе Dukes, thе station whеrе Daniel Guthrie uѕеd tо fill hіѕ tank wіth free gas thirteen times. ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Parents In Spain Threaten ‘Strike’ Over Weekend Homework

Parents in Spain are ready to go on strike for their kids to be given free time from homework during weekends. The Spanish Confederation of Associations of Mothers and Fathers of Students (CEAPA) has called on parents whose children attend state schools to boycott weekend homework for the whole month of November. There’s “absolute certainty that homework is detrimental” to children as it hampers ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Man electrocutes partner through vagina with 240-volt ‘shocker’

A 27-year-old woman was “tortured” with a home-made “shocker,” sending 240 volts of electricity through her body, Cambridge Crown Court heard. The woman told the court she went along with the wishes of Keiren Batten, 43, of Hitchin, after he told her she was boring in bed. She said the kinky sex started out “like Fifty Shades of Grey” but ... Read More »

Fans welcome #BBN winner Efe to Lagos

Winner of reality show – Big Brother Naija (BBN) – Efe Ejeba yesterday arrived into the warm embrace of his admirers. The crowd of fans in branded T-shirts had waited patiently for about three hours, singing and dancing at the Arrival Wing of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, to give a rousing welcome to Efe. Efe, who arrived ... Read More »

Caitlyn Jenner finally becomes a woman

Nearly two years after publicly announcing her transition from male to female, Caitlyn Jenner has undergone sex reassignment surgery and tells the world about the decision in her upcoming memoir, a new report claims. “The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful but liberated,” Jenner reportedly writes in “The Secrets of My Life,” out April 25 (as ... Read More »

#BBNaija: Okowa congratulates Efe

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated #BBNAIJA 2017 winner, Efe Ejeba, describing him as a proud ambassador of Delta State. The governor noted that he wasn’t surprised Efe won the competition by 57 percent of votes cast because he was well behaved in the Big Brother house. In a statement issued in Asaba on Sunday, by his Chief ... Read More »

#BBNaija: Efe Ejeba wins N25m, SUV

Efe Ejeba, has emerged winner of Big Brother Nigeria 2017 reality TV show. He was named the winner on Sunday in South Africa where the show was staged. Efe remained the last man standing after winning the hearts of majority of the reality TV fans ahead of 13 other housemates. Among those who threw their weight behind the 23-year-old rapper ... Read More »

Barrister picked K1 from the gutter, cleaned him up – Obesere

Popular Fuji singer, Abass Akande Obesere, lends his voice to the raging controversy about the origin of fuji music in this chat with newsmen What is the origin of fuji music? Fuji music is the fusion of some genres of music including were which was usually sung by Muslims during the Ramadan period. However, it was the late Barrister that ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Woman pole dances for her 100th birthday

A Virginia woman surprised her family members and herself by deciding she wanted to perform a pole dance in celebration of her 100th birthday. Beatrice Ingerling had a pole installed in her house as the culmination of a “100 days to 100 years” celebration chronicled on Facebook by her daughter Carol Lensch. Lensch was happy to document the celebration of ... Read More »