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TRANSFER WINDOW: Lionel Messi To Leave Barcelona, Rejects New Contract Deal

Lionel Messi has rejected Barcelona’s opening contract offer, understood to be between €30-35m-per-season.

The 29-year-old’s current deal expires in June 2018, and talks between the Catalan club and the striker’s father and agent, Jorge, has been ongoing for months. However, an agreement is expected to thrashed out over the coming weeks and announced in the summer.

I Believe Nigerians Owe Me a Lot for Bringing them Out of Corruption- Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi who was the APC Presidential campaign manager for the 2015 general election, says Nigerians owe him a lot for working tirelessly as the party campaign manager to bring them out of a corrupt government.

In a recent interview with Channels, Amaechi said Nigerians were tired of the past government.

Photos Of The Released 82 Chibok Girls In Abuja

It is joy inexplicable for the parents of theses innocent girls who were snatched from their school about 3 years ago by the Boko Haram terrorist gang. Nigerians, well majority of Nigerians, are happy for their safe return. More photos…

39yrs Old Macron Wins France Presidential Election

A sensational candidate, Emmanuel Macron, will be the youngest President in French history. A big congrats to him!

Mercy Aigbe, Husband At War As Their F!ght Gets Messier

When news broke towards the end of last week that the marriage of actress, Mercy Aigbe to Lanre Gentry was about to hit the rock, even with pictures showing her battered face, many people hoped that it was a publicity stunt.

However, as Saturday Beats learnt, the marriage may have fallen apart irretrievably.

In a chat with her estranged husband Lanre, he insisted that he had never beaten his wife. He further claimed that the actress has mental illness which he said is affecting her.

Gentry revealed that Mercy had been battling the illness for a while but that he had always been there for her all through the years they had been together.

He said, “I am not fighting with Mercy, she is the one plotting how to get out of the marriage and I am not a party to that because I have never touched her and I will never do so. She has mental problem and that is what is disturbing her for now. There is a place I normally go to help her get herbal concoction to stabilise her condition, I would go there soon to get the herbal remedy for her. I don’t care about whatever anybody writes, I have granted an interview with the person that I trust.”

For Real? 63yrs old Nigerian woman gives birth to baby boy

The guy who shared the news via his FB page called the woman is his aunty. Guess it’s possible…

Nigeria E-passport Scarcity To Persist As FG Disagree With Vendor On Pricing

The scarcity of the e-passport booklets may not abate soon as Federal Government is yet to reach an agreement on new pricing of the document with the vendor, Iris Smart Technology Ltd.

It was learnt that ISTL had reduced the production and supply of the 32-page passports last year following the foreign exchange crisis in the country which had reportedly increased the production cost of the booklets.

This is as investigation by the House of Representatives Committee on Interior revealed that the Federal Government made arrangements for the production of just 10 million passport booklets for the country in the past 10 years.

It was also discovered that the e-passport project had gulped over N25bn in the past 10 years.

The first contract awarded to ISTL, a Malaysian firm, on March 1, 2007, was for the production of three million passports and embedded substrates under a public-private-partnership agreement at the cost of $138.4m.

Actress Omoni Oboli’s Father Dies In Car Crash (Photos)

It’s a sad period for Nollywood actress and producer Omoni Oboli. She lost her father yesterday in a car accident. She took to social media to ask her fans for prayers…

Chris Oyakhilome splashes N1billion on Benson Idahosa University

Rev (Dr.) Chris Oyakhilome, the Founder and President of Believers Loveworld Ministry, otherwise known as Christ Embassy, is a man who is usually known for doing the extra-ordinary-and on Friday, he showed this once again when he donated N1billion to Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State as part of his support to the institution which he described as one of the legacies of his mentor and role-model, the late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.

Oyakhilome made the donation at a special Convocation Ceremony held by the institution where he was conferred with an honourary Doctor of Divinity degree.

According to the televangelist, the financial support was to facilitate the Faculty of Engineering project in the Benin City campus of the institution.

Oyakhilomen who disclosed that his contribution to the university is borne out of his passion to contribute to the development of lives meaningfully and positively, noted that the Founder of BIU, the late Archbishop Idahosa, positively influenced his life and ministry as a youth.

Anthony Joshua Gets Customized Range Rover, Hits N8.2b for Beating Klitschko

Anthony Olufemi Joshua will pocket the sum of £15m (N8.2bn) for beating Wladimir Klitschko at weekend – the biggest purse earned by a British fighter on home soil.

The heavyweight clash at Wembley Stadium generated huge interest, which reach 1.5 milliom sales on pay-per-view, eclipsing the previous record of 1.15 milliom for Mayweather’s clash with Manny Pacquiao in 2015, which was 100,000 above the American’s fight with Hatton.