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Alex Iwobi scores stoppage-time winner against Manchester United 

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Fulham defeated Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford, with Alex Iwobi scoring a stunning stoppage-time goal that ended Erik ten Hag’s side’s top-four ambitions.

United had been in excellent form in 2024, going unbeaten and winning their last five games, with Rasmus Hojlund scoring seven goals in his last six.

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However, the striker missed the game due to injury in midweek, leaving United toothless in his absence, with Omari Forson, who was given his first professional start after being preferred to £86 million signing Antony.

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Fulham squandered countless opportunities, and the only surprise was that it took them until the 65th minute to break the deadlock, with Calvin Bassey slamming the ball into the top of the net after United failed to deal with a set piece.

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Netizens react to Vic O’s retirement from music

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Nigerian singer Victor Ncha Odu, aka Vic O, took to social media on Saturday to announce his retirement from music.

In his Update, he said he is quitting music because Nigerians don’t deserve him.

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According to him, he hasn’t received support from his fans like other artists do ever since he joined the music industry.

Vic O said he deserves big shows and financial support from fans, but he didn’t get any.

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‘It’s false’ Skiibii reacts to Nicki Dabarbie’s money ritual accusation – Lifestyle Nigeria

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‘It’s false’ Skiibii reacts to Nicki Dabarbie’s ‘ritual’ accusation

Nigerian singer, Abbey Toyyib Elias, better known as Skiibii, has strongly denied any participation in an alleged scheme to use TikTok influencer, Precious Kingsley, better known as Nickie Dabarbie, for money rituals.

Glamsquad reported earlier that Nickie Dabarbie in a series of posts called out Skiibii and Mayorkun for allegedly trying to use her for money rituals. Read here 

Nickie claimed that the whole drama happened when Skiibii invited her for a boat cruise. She alleged that they also called “fake police” to beat her up and seize her phone because she was going live on social media.

In the latest development, Skiibii took to his Instagram page to address the allegations against him. He labelled them false while noting that Nickie Dabarbie wanted to tarnish his image.

Skiibii also stated that he had already reported the incident to the police.

He wrote;

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ECOWAS Budgets $4M for Humanitarian Actions in Nigeria, Others

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The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS has announced a number of methods to tackle humanitarian crises across West African states.

Dockaysworld reports that this was disclosed by the ECOWAS Commissioner on Human Development and Social Affairs, Professor Fatou Sow Sarr at the weekly ECOWAS press conference in Abuja on Friday.

Professor Sarr spoke about the department’s mandate to ensure development in four aspects including humanitarian, culture, education and science.

While speaking on the humanitarian and youth programs she disclosed the activities of ECOWAS in the past year and plans for the current year including programs and budgets.

Speaking on the humanitarian crises across states, Prof Sarr said,

“In 2024, ECOWAS has released 9 million dollars for internally displaced people, refugees, asylum seekers, as well as for the communities that welcome them (i.e. all 15 countries)
ECOWAS has allocated $1 million for stabilization in Nigeria (victims of terrorism, displaced people, injured people, rehabilitation and strengthening community resilience ).
Out of a fund of 25 million dollars intended for the fight against terrorism Nigeria, Burkina, Mali and Niger), ECOWAS has reserved 4 million dollars for humanitarian actions.
ECOWAS emphasizes prevention, we have a disaster reduction strategy and tools such as the observation, monitoring and alert center which allows ECOWAS to monitor displaced populations and floods, to anticipate problems. and better manage crisis situations.”

She went on to stress the focus on developing youths across countries for actualization of future goals. She said,

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