Documents show Prince’s painkiller habit

  Numerous opioid painkillers were found at US singer Prince’s home shortly after his death last year, unsealed court documents show. Some of the pills discovered at Prince’s Paisley Park estate in Minnesota had prescriptions in the name of his friend and bodyguard. But the documents do not offer evidence about the source of the fentanyl that killed the singer on 21 April 2016. Medical examiners have concluded that he died from an accidental overdose. No-one has been charged over the death of the 57-year-old singer. The court documents were…

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Ighalo hits brace, out for four weeks

Olanrewaju, Odemwingie also on targeting   It was a tough day for Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, as he was rushed to the hospital after sustaining injury in his club, Changchun Yatai’s 3-2 defeat against Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League. Ighalo scored a brace in the game before he was forced off with an injury in the 73rd minute after receiving a kick to the left ankle joint. Ighalo is thought to have suffered a recurrence of an old injury following a harsh tackle by an opponent. He…

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Sexy cutouts

It seems like every time a celeb hits the red carpet in a hot outfit, it has some sort of cutouts. From what we have seen in the glossy pages of magazines, the runways in fashion shows and the movies in the television, we can say that the cutout trend is definitely here to stay. These dresses exude sophistication, playfulness, flirty appeal that you cannot get in other types of styles. A cutout dress is the easiest way to look feminine and flaunt your best assets at the same time….

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NPFL U-15: Clinton hits four goals in two games

Kenneth Clinton scored a brace for a second successive day as Rivers United moved top of Group A at the Owerri centre of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament on Wednesday. Clinton whose brace propelled United to a 3-0 victory over Abia Warriors on Tuesday proved pivotal once again as he netted twice in a 3-1 win over hitherto table toppers, Akwa United. Playing before Rivers United’s General Manager Okey Kpalukwu, Clinton broke the resistance of Akwa United two minutes into the second half when he latched on to a long…

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‘My wife is troublesome, dissolve our five-month-old marriage’

A 30-year-old man, Abdulrahman Ganiyu, has asked a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, to dissolve his five-month-old marriage on the grounds that his wife, Nafisat Oseni, was very troublesome. He said: “Before I got married to her, she was not like this; but the moment I married her, she became something else. “It is like she was just waiting for me to marry her, because since we got married, she developed a new character. “She doesn’t take care of the house, she no longer takes instructions from me.’’ According…

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Final farewells to music icon Chuck Berry

  Fans in the US state of Missouri have been paying their final respects to the rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry who died last month aged 90. They were allowed to view the performer’s body at the Pageant club in St Louis before a private family funeral on Sunday. As fans filed past the open coffin a musician played some of Chuck Berry’s greatest hits. The guitarist and songwriter died in Missouri after a seven-decade career. Among those paying tribute to the musician on Sunday was Kiss rocker Gene…

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Ekeh: Senate has justified my advocacy

…NASS adoption of Electronic voting The country is ripe for transition to electronic voting. In one’s life, there must be a little bit of disruption for one to move forward. With the use of the card readers in the last general elections, we saw a significant reduction in electoral fraud. However, a few challenges still existed as no technology can be said to be 100 per cent perfect. A country cannot move forward where the elected leaders who take decisions are not the choice of the people. It’s like running…

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