Ibidun Laid To Rest Amidst Tears From Loved Ones

Former Nigerian beauty queen died in an hotel. Controvesies stalls relationship leading to her death. Tears and emotions flowed as Ibidunni, the late wife of Lagos-based preacher and founder of Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, was buried on Saturday afternoon. Emage News had earlier reported that the remains of Ibidunni will be laid to rest today at a private residence. At the Funeral Service aired live via the church’s social media platforms and monitored by Emage News was Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, who represented Governor Godwin Obaseki of…

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COVID19: Oscar Award Postponed For Two Months

The 93rd Oscars have been postponed by eight weeks to April 25 after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and wreaked havoc on Hollywood’s release calendar, the Academy said Monday. With many studio blockbusters and indie arthouse movies forced to push back their release dates until theaters reopen, the cut-off date for Oscar-eligible films has also been extended from December 31, 2020 to February 28, 2021. “Our hope, in extending the eligibility period and our Awards date, is to provide the flexibility filmmakers need to finish and release their films…

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Kilishi; DG RMRDC Calls Kilishi Major Breakthrough In Technology Development

There was a mild drama at the Senate on Monday when the Director-General of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Professor Hussain Ibrahim, identified the development of Kilishi technology as its major breakthrough since the agency’s creation, 33 years ago. Ibrahim, who appeared before the Senate Committee on Science and Technology to brief the senators on the activities of his agency, caused a stir when he said the Kilishi technology was the only major breakthrough it had successfully developed for commercial use. Kilishi is a locally spiced roasted meat…

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Forbes: Ronaldo’s $105 Million Year Tops Messi And Crowns Him Soccer’s First Billion-Dollar Man

Add another zero to soccer’s most expensive rivalry. Cristiano Ronaldo earned $105 million before taxes and fees in the past year, landing him at No. 4 on the 2020 Forbes Celebrity 100, one spot above his top rival in the sport, Lionel Messi, and making him the first soccer player in history to earn $1 billion across his playing career. The 35-year-old striker is only the third athlete to hit the mark while still playing, following Tiger Woods, who did it in 2009 on the back of his long-term endorsement…

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Chelsea To Sign Big Money ? Players

Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich has reportedly approved two ‘big-money’ signings for manager, Frank Lampard, this summer’s transfer window. Before the coronavirus pandemic, the Blues were set to be one of the busiest clubs this summer to help boost the squad. According to the Athletic, Abramovich is “enthusiastic” about the club’s future under Lampard and is prepared to fund the signings at the end of the 2019/20 season. Chelsea and Lampard failed to sign in any player in the last January transfer window. One of Chelsea’s top targets to sign this…

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Nigeria’s Raggae Legend Majek Fashek Is Dead

Musician and entertainer, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known by the stage name, Majek Fashek, is dead. He died at the age of 57. Our correspondent gathered that he died in a hospital in New York on Monday around 5:45pm after a prolonged illness. His manager, Uzoma Omenka, confirmed this in a video uploaded on the late singer’s Instagram handle. Omenka, who said he has been getting calls from all over regarding the passing of the maestro, said, “Yes, it is true that the legend has gone to be with the Lord.…

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George Murder: Liverpool F.C. Players Kneel Down In Solidarity

Liverpool football players took a knee around the centre circle at Anfield Stadium on Monday, in a gesture of solidarity as protests swept the United States following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, in police custody. Squad members posted a picture of the act on their social media accounts with the caption “Unity is strength #BlackLivesMatter”. The move evoked memories of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the US national anthem before NFL games in 2016 to protest against police brutality and racial inequality…

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Tu Face Idibia Reply To Dj Anyaloko

This is Tu-Face Idibia’s response when DJ Anyaloko asked him why he chose to marry Annie Idibia out of all the women in his life??? Hear him: “You see, Perro Adeniyi who gave birth to my first son graduated from a top UK University as a medical student and is now a doctor. She is very beautiful and intelligent from a very wealthy family and Sandra who gave birth to my other two kids is a dealer in expensive diamond and gold jewelries. She was already a multi-millionaire when I…

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Regina Daniels Reveals Been Pregnant

“I have never been this happy before”, these were the words of actress, Regina Daniels, now Mrs Ned Nwoko, as she gave fans a first glimpse of her baby bump. Yes! the Nollywood child actress has now revealed that she is about to become a mother. She took to Instagram on Saturday to share videos of her pregnant self, looking all glam in a black bodycon dress, in what was apparently the behind-the-scenes of a photoshoot. Captioning the videos, Regina wrote, “I have never been this happy before. This feeling…

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Bayern Munich 10 Point Clear On Bundesliga Table

Bayern Munich opened a 10-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 5-0 drubbing of relegation-threatened Fortuna Dusseldorf behind closed doors with the league’s top-scorer Robert Lewandowski scoring twice. Duesseldorf defender Mathias Joergensen scored an early own goal before Benjamin Pavard, Lewandowski (2) and Alphonso Davies hit the target. With five games left, Bayern, who have won their last eight league games, are comfortably on course for an eighth straight league title. However, second-placed Borussia Dortmund could trim their lead on Sunday at bottom side Paderborn.…

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Social Media: President Trump Signs Executive Order

On Thursday, the US president Donald trump fulfilled his threat to “do something about social media” by signing executive order to that effect. Trump had threatened to silence social media platforms for what he claimed are “stifling free speech” and silencing conservatives. “This will be a Big Day for Social Media” he tweeted a few hours before he signed the executive order. The motive behind the order has centered on the events of Tuesday, when Twitter fact-checked him following his tweets calling mail-in voting fraud. Twitter attached a link under…

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Roger Federer Becomes Forbes Highest Paid Sportman

Roger Federer topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes announced Friday, leading the lineup for the first time with pre-tax earnings of $106.3 million (95.5 million euros). The Swiss tennis legend, a men’s record 20-time Grand Slam singles champion, becomes the first player from his sport atop the annual list since its 1990 debut, rising from fifth in 2019. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/covid-19-has-found-its-way-into-kogi-state/ Federer’s haul over the past 12 months included $100 million from appearances fees and endorsement deals plus $6.3 million in prize money. His previous best…

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Oshimen: Napoli Contact Lille For A Switch

Napoli have contacted Lille to enquire over the availability of Victor Osimhen.Sport Mediaset claims the Serie A side want the Nigeria forward as a replacement for Arek Milik and Lille are demanding nothing less than €55 million for his release.Osimhen moved to France last summer and he contributed 18 goals with six assists in 38 appearances for the Great Danes in his debut season. Oshimen recently lost his father to the cold hands of death.

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Ole Solskjaer Hopes Ighalo Would Stay In Manchester United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he hopes January signing, Odion Ighalo will stay at the club should the Premier League season restart next month. Former Super Eagles forward, Ighalo, was signed from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in January, but his short-term deal expires at the end of May. Despite United’s interest in extending Ighalo’s stay, Shanghai are reportedly keen for him to return to China for the start of their season. “The loan deal went to the end of May now, so obviously he’s supposed to…

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Jude Okoye Releases Purported Contract With Cynthia Morgan

Cynthia Morgan and Jude OkoyeJude Okoye has released the contract Nigerian dancehall star, Cynthia Morgan signed to his record label, NorthSide Entertainment. This situation has been in the news in recent times, Cynthia Morgan apparently signed the purported contract with consulting a legal practitioner and the terms in the contract papers appears to be too volatile for contemporary music business. The documents were released via social media on the 26th of May, 2020. The document which covers terms on production, video shooting, distribution and more. The contact terms were signed…

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Ighalo Exit Manchester United To Focus Target On Dembele, Werner

The former Nigeria international performed better than expected at Old Trafford, but he was never the long-term answer regardless of the coronavirus. As Harry Maguire headed in Manchester United’s second goal against Chelsea in their 2-0 Premier League away win in February, Odion Ighalo could be seen on the touchline celebrating like a fan.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had sent his deadline-day signing from the January window out to warm up ahead of his debut at Stamford Bridge, and the lifelong United supporter was – as he has since said in his…

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Premier League To Vote For Return On Contact Training

Premier League clubs will vote on proposals for a return to contact training on Wednesday as the English top-flight seeks to take another step closer to resuming the season next month. New UK government guidelines issued on Sunday allow for the return of “close contact” training, including tackling, to help players step up their match fitness ahead of a return to competitive action. “This type of training would start with smaller ‘clusters’ of 2-3 athletes and eventually progress to larger groups of 4-12 athletes, and ultimately full team training,” added…

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Marlian Day To Be Hosted Via Livestreams

Apparently the advent of Coronavirus has made it mandatory to virtualise events through the use of the internet, notably #AfricaDay2020 came through on YouTube and had a lot of participants across the world and a host of many Celebrities teaming up to raise charity for the less privileged ravaged by the #Covid19 pandemic Naira Marley, one of the most influential people in Pop culture today, has announced a FREE Online concert for Marlian Day, Saturday May 30th. The show is brought to you by Gidi Fest and Marlian Music, produced…

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