Thursday, 2 April 2020

Club Bruges to be named champions as Belgian Pro League cancelled

The Belgian Pro League is set to become the first major European league to be cancelled because of coronavirus.

Club Bruges will be declared champions with the current league table set to stand.

There was one match of the regular season remaining when the league was suspended, with play-offs due to decide the top positions.

The league’s board of directors made the decision and have made a recommendation to the general assembly.

It will be made official on 15 April with a working group to decide relegation and promotion issues.

Club Bruges are 15 points clear of second-placed Gent at the top of the table.

In a statement, the league said: "The board of directors unanimously decided that it was not desirable, whatever the scenario envisaged, to continue the competition after 30 June."

‘I have never had 30 billion’ – Davido confesses

One would have thought omo baba olowo crooner actually had up to 30 billion in his bank account considering the kind of person he is and how he flaunts his luxurious lifestyle.

Well, Davido has come out to confess that he has never had that much money. He made this confession on twitter when one of his fans asked him to do a giveaway.

The father of three replied saying he does not have money now. When asked if his 30 billion had finished, Davido replied saying he never had it.

Recall that a few days ago, the 27-year-old complained bitterly about how the lockdown situation is affecting his bank account. Davido mentioned that the coronavirus spread and prevention method is really messing up with his bags.

See their conversation below;

COVID-19: Nigerian Govt begs Elon Musk, Tesla for ventilators as cases rise to 174

The Nigerian government on Wednesday begged for the assistance of Tesla CEO and Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk in the fight against coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases hit 174.

The tech guru took to his Twitter page on Thursday, disclosing that his company is ready to provide free FDA-approved ventilators to countries in need of immediate ventilators.

Musk, however, said the ventilators would be shipped to countries within its delivery region and those in urgent need but only on one condition.

Musk said that the ventilators must be needed immediately and not for storing in warehouses for future purposes.

His tweet read: “We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device and shipping costs free.

” Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients and not stored in a warehouse..”

The official handle of the Nigerian ministry of finance quickly responded, pleading for 100-500 ventilators to fight coronavirus.

The post read: “Dear Elon Musk, Tesla, the federal government of Nigeria needs the support of 100-500 ventilators to assist with COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.”

‘I’m struggling. Nobody is supporting me’ – Princess Shyngle cries as she reveals she’s pregnant for her jailed fiance

Princess Shyngle took to YouTube to cry out about her current predicament. She revealed that she’s pregnant, her fiance is in jail and she’s struggling alone without help from her friends or family.

The curvy actress said life has been hard for her ever since her Senegalese fiancé, Frederic Badji, was jailed for fraud in New York.

She called out those saying she’s sharing her story for clout. She said that if she wanted clout, all she’ll have to do is go naked or twerk and she’ll get people’s attention. She added that she decided to share her story to strengthen anyone going through the same ordeal.

Crying in the video, she said: “My man is in jail, I’m going through all these. I’ve been by myself for months, I’m struggling, I’m paying my bills, I’m going through it.

She added: “It took a lot of courage because I’m the only one in this. Nobody is in support of me, not my family, not my friends, nobody, nobody is in f***ing support of me.”

Watch the video below.

‘Wizkid inspired myself and others to start making music’ – Davido

Award-winning pop singer, David Adeleke widely known as Davido set social media on fire after shocking revelations about his long time counterpart, Wizkid and how he inspired him to take up music fully.

Davido admitted that his colleague, Ayo Balogun also known as Wizkid is one of those who inspired him to take up music, regarding him as a solid leader in the Nigerian music industry at the moment.

The Risky crooner revealed this as he joined DJ Ecool on Battle of The Hits challenge on social media, a battle driven by pure machismo to help fans get their minds off the coronavirus ravaging the world.

This is coming after the heated up session Nigerian producers, Sars and Shizzi had about two nights ago that went viral on social media,

Two top Nigerian producers gracefully accepted Battle of The Hits challenge, and they both posted digital artworks to entertained fans on Instagram.

However, Davido went on Twitter to challenge any current record label to compete with DMW on the Battle of The Hits.

He joined DJ Ecool on Instagram live a few minutes after 10 pm and for more than two hours, Nigerians were entertained by Davido.

During the session, Davido shared many untold stories, experiences, his success and pains in the industry.

One of the greatest talking points on the night; was when he admitted Wizkid inspired him and other young artistes to take up music.

Davido also disclosed that if not for Mohits “I don’t think I will be doing music at all.”

“I met Wiz. It was like, I am coming to the game. Coming to join you,” He said as he told ECool to play Wizkid’s 10 tracks back to back.

‘New Coronavirus strain’ which lasts for 49 days discovered in China

A team of researchers led by Dr Li Tan, of the General Hospital of Central Theater Command of PLA in Wuhan, made their announcement on medRxiv, a scientific website on to which medical papers are uploaded prior to being printed and scrutinised by peers.

The Chinese military researchers found a middle-aged man who had the disease for 49 days, which is significantly longer than other durations of illness. Before now, patients who survived the virus normally tested negative after 20 days on average, with the longest previous case being 37 days.

The middle-aged man whose symptoms were mild during those times, continued to shed the virus and was eventually injected with the blood of somebody who had fully recovered, after which he shook the disease off.

The report explains:

“Interestingly, contrary to the conclusions above, we here reported one of the non-severe cases has the longest duration of viral shedding.

“The Case 1 only got moderate fever initially and the body temperature rapidly decreased into normal levels without any respiratory failure.”

The researchers who disclosed that the patient’s case might be ‘chronic’ (which could suggest coronavirus has mutated), also explained that the virus may have formed a ‘symbiotic relationship’ with its host.

They added that the information could point towards a new mild sub-type of COVID-19 which while not as transmissible, could be harder to eliminate.

The report further read;

“The Case 1 may tend to be a chronic infected case without infusion treatment, the virus and the host may even form a symbiotic relationship.

“We wondered how many patients are involved in this situation. One important question is whether and how long this kind of patients remains infectious.

“The other important question is whether the ‘chronic infected patients’ will infect through new route of transmission, such as sexual transmission.

“Moreover, due to the high mutation rate of retrovirus, we should keep close eyes on the status of this kind of patients and the infective ability.”

A guide on how to become an actor in Los Angeles

It is a very daunting and sometimes downright intimidating task for moving to Los Angeles and starting your journey as an Actor. If you are preparing yourself as much knowledge as possible will help you to handle surprises. Because it is not an easy task to go to Los Angeles and just start your career that too as an Actor. So for helping you, we are providing a guideline about many things. That will make your journey smooth and worth aiming for. 
Learn about tools you need to become an actor in Los Angeles
In L.A to succeed as an actor, you will need
  • Unquestionable professionalism and drive
  • Thorough industry knowledge
  • Sizable Savings
Several tools will help your way to become a successful actor in L.A. We also know that there is no fixed formula available for this. But these tools will somewhat help you to an extend
Knowledge of industry
When you are reading this guide the first thing to do is start your research work. As much you know about the industry the more you understand about its working style. If you do not know more likely you will be involved in some succumb or scammed. There are many persons available who always in search of this kind of person who is new and less knowledgeable.  
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Unfortunately it’s a pricey place to call home in Los Angeles. The most expensive things here are transportation and rent. Before you start your first job as an upcoming actor you will also need to invest in yourself financially. You have to pay for coaching sessions, acting classes, and high-quality headshots and also have to invest in a proper structure. Therefore to avoid financial disaster and to set yourself up for success you should come to L.A with at least a few months of living costs in the bank. 
Professionalism, motivation, and drive
Many of the actors are discouraging and daunting at some point in time that comes to Los Angeles. Professionalism, motivation, and drive will take you a long way but you also need some amount of luck to achieve success here. So with your goals always be relentless and persistent. However, do not let a rejection come in your way and for that develop a thick skin. If you have scheduled an audition, meeting or gig becomes an early bird there. The directors are very fond of actors who respect their time and treat their work seriously. 

The single unprofessional experience can damage your entire career because in Los Angeles film industry is a very small place. To build a creative network and to hone your craft if you do not need formal training you can join in an acting class. In the city of L.A, there is no shortage of private coaches, conservatories and acting schools. Before committing to a full term many classes allow some demo classes also. 
How to find roles to audition for in L.A?
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By getting yourself on a platform of casting you can find roles easily. Agents will also help you in finding the auditions but if you do it by yourself through backstage it will provide you a great experience. The independent films to high budget blockbuster movies, regional theater productions, small projects like student films are including in casting call range. You can pay for the membership and can directly apply for several roles per week. 
Never underestimate the power of making connections face to face and the power of networking. Your headshot will not always help you with your charisma and presence play an important role to become a successful actor. So always search for the opportunity to make in-person connections. Always keep your business card in your wallet if you have that. It can happen anywhere that you have a conversation with an agent so it is good to always be prepared. 
Process of booking an appointment
You will need these things to book audition
  • Ideally, a demo reel
  • A CV or resume
  • A great headshot (photos)
Make sure that these materials represent you as accurately as possible because most of the time directors do not meet you in person before reviewing your submission. When you go to every audition bring a few a copy of your resume and also copies of your printed headshot with you.
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To get you into the casting room investing in a great headshot is crucial. Before deciding the photographer always goes for proper research work. You can also take recommendations from the other actors and always visit their site to check and ensure the quality and tone of their clicked pictures. Always make sure the image will look like you and also great in your headshot. The best is minimal makeup.
Resume or CV
To show your acting experience, training, and the acting CV is a great chance. It should have your all details like language knowledge special skills, contact information, etc. Fresh and fewer experience people are acceptable for a new actor so if you don’t have much experience it is totally fine. Your age range, height, eye color, hair color should also be included in your resume. 
Demo Reel/ Show Reel
For showcasing your best work your reel is a short video complication of two minutes or less. Your demo reel should mark your talent in a variety of roles and ideally compass your range as an actor. Therefore make it effective and attractive. It is also one of the deciding factors for your selection.

So I have discussed some of the important measures you have to take care about. For sure it is not an easy task to become an actor in Los Angeles but if you are mentally prepared it will be much easier for you. If you take care of all the points mention you will not have to face many problems and you can move ahead to make your dream come true. So do read the article completely for some tips and tools on how to become an actor in Los Angeles

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Nigerian paralympic gold medalist, Ndidi Nwosu is dead

Ndidi Nwosu, who was Nigeria’s Powerlifting Gold medalist at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, is dead.

According to Brila Fm, she died in Owerri Imo state on March 1, 2020, following complications arising from a lung infection.

The news was broken by former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation, Ms Queen Uboh. According to her: “Ndidi sustained an injury from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. She was a heavyweight powerlifter.

I had actually assisted by paying for two of the surgeries she had in Owerri but after the surgery, she was never the same again.

She had been off and on in the hospital and that was why she couldn’t take part in this last World Cup. Even before she died, she appeared to me in the dream.

She told me not to leave her family and that I was still her mummy despite not being the Powerlifting President anymore.

So when the husband called me to inform me of her passing, I knew already because she had appeared to me in the dream”.

The former Powerlifting President revealed that after the surgery, she sent some money to Ndidi Nwosu to start a petty business but she couldn’t manage it with her poor health.

“She called me to say she couldn’t sustain the business because she couldn’t move about anymore and moreover, she was using the money to buy drugs”.

Nwosu, who also won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, was also a world record holder which she set in Australia after lifting 120kg as well and set a new record at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro after she won Gold in her category.

Monday, 30 March 2020

#Coronavirus: Provide economic relief for Nigerians, even if it is N50k each- Actor, Yul Edochie tells President Buhari

As Nigeria continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, actor Yul Edochie, has asked President Buhari to provide economic relief to Nigerians even of it is N50, 000 per person.

He said this via his Twitter handle

Dear President @MBuhari

Pls provide an economic relief package for Nigerians, even if it's 50k each, it will go a long way. People are hungry, locked down with no money, begging left, right & centre. With the situation like this, it'll be difficult to keep people at home. Yul wrote

His appeal comes hours after the President announced a 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state as part of efforts to curb the spread of the ravaging virus.

Nigerian student expected to graduate in few weeks dies of coronavirus after being refused test in US

A  25-year-old graduating Nigerian student identified as Bassey Offiong has died after contracting coronavirus.

Bassey who was expected to graduate with a chemical engineering degree in a few weeks reportedly died of coronavirus on Saturday March 28, after allegedly being turned down several times for the coronavirus test in the Kalamazoo area while living off-campus, despite having fever, fatigue and shortness of breath.

Sister of deceased, Asari Offiong said;

"I told him to ask them to test him. He said they refused to test him. One medical staffer told him he had bronchitis.

"I know God has him in his presence. He loved God."

Before his death, Bassey was hospitalized at Beaumont in Royal Oak and spent the last week on a ventilator in their intensive care unit.

In a tribute to him, President of Western Michigan University Edward Montgomery said;

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our students, Bassey Offiong. Bassey was a young man of enormous potential... On behalf of the entire Bronco community, I want to extend my deepest condolences to his entire family, including his sister Asari, who has been generous in communicating with us regularly. They are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department also released this statement saying;

"We are truly saddened to learn of the death of a Western Michigan University student due to COVID-19. Our thoughts are with the student’s family and WMU as they grieve the loss of a loved one. We know this student was not a Kalamazoo County resident; however, this virus has no borders when it comes to who it affects and how it is spread... Stay home and, if you must go out for essential items, stay safe by taking preventative measures.”

Bassey's death comes after the university first reported three positive cases of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA

Nigerian comedian, Funnybone has threatened to sue Nigerian documentary photographer, Seun O who arrived from London sick and still decided to turn up for Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) which was held on March 14, in Lagos.

It was reported earlier that Seun O confirmed that he was feeling unwell after a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. He however never disclosed his health status after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) sent over a team for a medical test.

Funnybone has however revealed his plans of suing Seun who arrived from London sick and yet decided to attend the AMVCA. The comedian who revealed that he tested negative for the virus, added that he keeps getting calls from family and friends even though the event was held over 14 days ago.

He wrote;

14days after Amvca and I kept getting calls from family and friends asking me the same question , Stanley hope you are good ? Are you coughing ?
Well I am not showing any symptoms yet and I won’t by his grace.

I did the test finally and it came out NEGATIVE. So fam Iam well, alive and safe. Stay safe and be safe

Meanwhile before I forget oga SEUN who arrived from London sick and yet decided to turn up for Amvca . Pls get well soon o and recover fast if nobody will . I will personally sue you to court. But first get will soon you hear.

Coronavirus: EasyJet grounds all flights due to COVID-19 pandemic

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of aircraft due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Luton-based airline with 344 planes made the announcement on Monday March 30, saying the decision to ground its planes "removes significant cost" - adding that the group "maintains a strong balance sheet".

The airline said it had completed a deal with Unite that will see cabin crew take a two-month leave of absence as the crisis deepens.

The arrangement, effective from Wednesday, will see staff paid 80% of their average wage through the government's job retention scheme for two months.

In a statement, the airline announced: "As a result of the unprecedented travel restrictions imposed by governments in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the implementation of national lockdowns across many European countries, easyJet has, today, fully grounded its entire fleet of aircraft.

"Over recent days easyJet has been helping to repatriate customers, having operated more than 650 rescue flights to date, returning home more than 45,000 customers.

"The last of these rescue flights were operated on Sunday March 29. We will continue to work with government bodies to operate additional rescue flights as requested.

"At this stage there can be no certainty of the date for restarting commercial flights. We will continuously evaluate the situation based on regulations and demand, and will update the market when we have a view."

22 cars impounded as taskforce team raid clubs defying ban on public gatherings in Oyo

The Oyo State COVID-19 Taskforce on Sunday March 29th, carried out a special night operation to enforce the ban placed on public gatherings in Oyo State as part of measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

The enforcement team, stormed various clubhouses in Ibadan, dispersed the crowd and impounded a total number of twenty-two (22) vehicles.

Fashion designer, Marc Jacobs poses completely nude in bathroom selfie

American Fashion designer, Marc Jacobs took to Instagram to share this x-rated selfie of himself posing completely nude in his bathroom.

The 56-year-old is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs, and has a net worth of $120 million. He is currently married to model Charly “Char” Defrancesco.

Nigerian TV Host, Tobi Akingbade shares her scary symptoms after surviving coronavirus

UK-based Nigerian TV Host, Tobi Akingbade has shared her horrific symptoms after surviving a coronavirus infection.

According to Tobi, a medical test she underwent for the virus turned out positive after being in contact with a confirmed case. She further revealed that she had a swollen gland, persistent cough, fever and always felt tired thereafter.

Read her tweets below;

I survived coronavirus. Spent nearly 2 weeks indoors + in quarantine as my body fought it off. Yesterday, I took my first steps downstairs, headed straight to my garden + took a deep breath Wasn’t gonna share this online but I’ve been encouraged to share hope & good news 1/18

Because a lot of us may not get access to Covid-19 testing kits and calls with NHS 111 feel scripted, I’ll share my experience. It may help someone. These were my symptoms... 2/18

Day 1: I’d been informed that I was in contact with someone who had been in contact with someone with covid-19. Nothing serious I told myself, but I decided to social distance anyway. Later I found out I’d been in direct contact with a confirmed case 5 days before. 3/18

Day 2: I develop a very dry cough. And a swollen gland I developed 2 days before Day 1 became very prominent. The cough was persistent making speaking for longer than 40 secs hard. I was extremely fatigued. I’m anaemic and well acquainted with tiredness but this was chronic 4/18

Day 3: A good night sleep did not help. My chest was painfully tight, at first I blamed work anxiety. I developed a fever (was hot + cold at the same time). I struggled to walk and my breathing became shallow + difficult. The muscles in my neck began to ache. 5/18

Day 4: The scariest day. Woke up feeling like I’d been run over by a truck in my sleep and then thrown of a cliff. The muscles in my face ached. The muscles in eyes hurt. Every muscle hurt. My persistent cough became extremely painful. Developed a painful migraine. 6/18

Day 4: Still with a fever and cough. On this day I became frightful of how my body would force itself to sleep. My breathing was worrying and I feared the worst. I called NHS 111 who confirmed my suspicions and instructed me to self-isolate in my room as I don’t live alone. 7/18

Day 5: I slept a lot. Keeping my eyes open was painful and a core. Wore sunglasses to use my phone. The sunlight made my migraine worst. My body ached and my breathing became worst. Coughing didn’t help. I could feel my lungs getting heavier, every breath got shorter. 8/18

Day 6: Painkillers did not stop the pain. Also stockpiling trends meant even my pharmacist could not help. Was scared to sleep as my breathing was not improving. Could not hold my breath for more than 2 secs. 9/18

Day 7: I became alarmed when I noticed I lost the ability to taste food. Nearly passed out brushing my teeth as it was obstructing my breathing. NHS were too overstretched to help. At this point I was begging God, I didn’t want to die this way 10/18

Day 8: Twitter said that running a humid shower would help breathing. It did for me. I drew my curtains for the 1st time, still needed sunglasses. Body aches stopped. Migraine not so persistent. Coughed less but it was a nauseous and brought up yellowy phlemg from my lungs 11/18

Day 8: Still breathless from just sitting up, sharp pains in my chest but migraine improved. Body temperature back to normal. Coughed about twice a day. Found the strength to find hope. 12/18

Day 9-12: Saw improvements slowly. Was able to hold my breath for 8 secs now. Slept less, was able to WFH at times. Called NHS again due to a scare with breathing, unable to get medical assistance but the problem solved itself. Became physically restless on Day 11 13/18

Day 13: Walked down the stairs for the first time. Thanked God and walked around my garden. Wasn’t sure I’d remember what fresh air would feel like. 14/18

I know the staff at NHS did everything they could for me with the limited resources they had. On a normal day, I would have been accepted into A&E. It was touch and go. Also, I was not tested. 15/18

I've lost several days of my life to this illness. Many others have lost their lives. You can do your part by staying at home, stop joking around & take it seriously. I’m a healthy 28 year old & it hit me hard. I’m grateful to have recovered but I will continue to do my part. 16

Cote d’Ivoire records first coronavirus death

Cote d’Ivoire recorded its first coronavirus death as confirmed in a statement issued by the country's health minister, Eugene Aoule on Sunday March 29.

Though no further details was given about the victim including his age and gender, Eugene Aoule also announced 25 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 165.

The announcement was made few days after Ivorian President, Alasanne Ouattara declared a ‘state of emergency’ and imposed a 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. curfew. The country's borders were closed and ‘unauthorised’ travel between cities were also banned. Ouattara also ordered the closure of all restaurants in the country.

He said;

“In the fight that we are waging against the propagation of Covid-19, our principal enemy will be indiscipline and non-respect of preventive orders."

Tanasha Donna finally admits to breaking up with her fiance, Diamond Platnumz

Kenyan media personality and singer, Tanasha Donna has finally confirmed that she has broken up with her fiance and Tanzanian singer, Diamond Platnumz who she shares a son with.

Recall that the mother of one sparked off speculation of their breakup after going off on an Instagram rant and also unfollowing Diamond Platnumz and his family members including his mother.

In an Interactive Insta-Live, Ms Donna disclosed that it's never easy to deal with a breakup, but she will be sharing her story in a Magazine that will be out soon.

She said;

“I know a lot of your guys wanna know about what went down in my relationship and my personal life. This is not something I’m ready to come out with in public just as yet. Its something very personal and everybody as their own timing of coming out with their own stories, so I’m not here to talk about what happened in my previous relationship.

"It’s never easy to deal with a break up but am focusing on what matters the most, but I’m greatful all is well. But will talk about when the right time comes because everyone has her way of handling things. When I’m ready I will talk about it. And in the next few weeks I will tell a bit of my story in a magazine that I’m on the cover because I see everybody want to know what happened”

Here is the video below;

Don Jazzy sends 100,000 Naira to a follower who insulted him online

Don Jazzy chose to take the high road by giving 100,000 Naira to a follower who insulted him online.

It began with the record label boss tweeting: "Baba GOD abeg where make I stand so that when manna fall, e go fall inside my basin.

A follower responded telling him to keep quiet.

Don Jazzy then asked the follower what the matter is, writing: "What's the matter? Are you hungry? You can talk to me. I can help if u don't mind. What's wrong with you?"

The follower admitted that he's hungry and has nothing to eat due to the coronavirus lockdown and Don Jazzy sent 100, 000 Naira to his account.

Other followers responded, begging for money too and he sent to more people.

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Raheem Sterling Refuses To Rule Out Sensational Return To Liverpool

Raheem Sterling has revealed that he still has a lot of love for former side Liverpool and refused to rule out a return in the future.

Sterling burst onto the scene as a teenager at Liverpool before departing for Manchester City in 2015.

The 25-year-old didn't leave Anfield on the best of terms but he revealed in a Instagram Q&A he has no hard feelings.

"Would I ever go back to Liverpool? To be honest with you I love Liverpool," he said on Instagram per The Mirror.

"Don't get it twisted, they are always in my heart. It's a team that done a lot for me growing up so..."

Fans have reacted to the news on social media and it's safe to say the wounds of Sterling's transfer has yet to heal.

One user wrote: "Yes, he can pay for a stadium tour."

A second bluntly stated: "He doesn't need to rule it out, we ruled it out for him."

While a third added: "No thank you. City possibly banned from Europe and squad needs an overhaul, and suddenly Mr Sterling still loves liverpool. He has no loyalty, no respect and definitely no class."

The England international receives a hostile reception whenever he returns to Merseyside and he has never scored a goal against his former club.

He has admitted he regrets how his £49 million transfer went down in 2015 as he's gone on to become one of Manchester City's most influential players under Pep Guardiola.

Sterling begun this season in red hot form but saw the goals dry up over the festive period.

He didn't manage to register a goal in 2020 before the season was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Elsewhere in the Q&A, the winger also picked his dream midfield between Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Paul Scholes or Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Xabi Alonso.

To the surprise of many, Sterling picked the English midfielders over the Spanish World Cup winning trio.

"Don't get me wrong, Iniesta, Xavi and Alonso are unbelievable players and they have won everything but, growing up watching Gerrard, Lampard and Scholes...frightening."

It's certainly a controversial opinion.

Joel Matip Reveals Uncomfortable Meeting With Lionel Messi After Champions League Win

Joel Matip has explained the awkward moment he bumped into a 'depressed' Lionel Messi after Liverpool's famous comeback in the Champions League semi-final last year.

The Reds trailied 3-0 going into the second leg, after losing in Barcelona, and were hoping for one of their exciting European nights at Anfield.

That's exactly what they got thanks to goals from unlikely heroes Divock Origi and Georginio Wijnaldum, as they won 4-0, leaving their rivals completely shell shocked.

Centre back Matip has revealed that he met one of those shell shocked Barca players when doing a drugs test after the match.

"After the game, we lined up arm-in-arm in front of the Kop together and sang 'You'll Never Walk Alone' with the fans," he told German outlet 11Freunde.

"That was one of the most beautiful moments of my career, maybe on the same level as my debut for Schalke in Munich.

"I didn't care about anything; I was floating on air after singing with the fans.

"And when I came into the doping test room, there was a guy sitting there pretty depressed - Lionel Messi.

"You know each other from the pitch, but it's not like you sit around with them every day in a small room like you're getting coffee.

"Everyone is celebrating, and I'm sitting in a cubicle with Messi."

Messi's anguish must have been pretty severe. In the first leg, which Liverpool were unlucky to lose 3-0, the six time Ballon d'Or winner looked to have set up a fourth goal in injury time.

Barca hit their opponents on the break, as they sought an away goal, and the Argentina forward decided to pass to an unmarked Ousmane Dembele but the Frenchman failed to convert the chance.

The Reds took the opening in the return leg and, despite missing Mo Salah, won the game 4-0, with Trent Alexander-Arnold's quick thinking corner finding Origi for the Belgian to score the winner.

It must have been doubly galling for the Spanish champions as they had seen a three goal lead thrown away in the Champions League the year before.

In the quarter finals in the 2017/18 season Roma came from 4-1 down to go through to the semi-finals on away goals.

“11 more days to go before I see my baby” a self-quarantined DJ Pierra Makena whines

DJ Pierra Makena was enjoying her stay overseas before Covid-19 saw African nations establish lockdowns to contain the bulging effects of the pandemic.

This clamped down on the sassy female disk jockey who got stranded in Los Angeles, with airlines restricted from jetting into the country – Kenya.

With a daughter back home, but one she cannot physically embrace or hold, instead, only have online video chats with.

It tore her inner being to bits! Her prayer was one:

'please God help!🙏🙏🙏 i have to get home.'

Fortunately enough, she was able to secure herself a ticket to Kenya, with the help of friends and family.

'FINALLY…!I got a boarding pass and i can see the pride of Africa @officialkenyaairways ……wah mpaka i am emotional! GOD IS GREAT…. See you guys in 15 days🙉😔😖😖😖 thankyou guys for your prayers and checking up on me…'

Yes, the popular spin-queen finally set foot in her motherland, Kenya. Raising a glass to her online fam and friends who held her hand during the trying times.

'Thank you 🙏🙏🙏🙏 everyone for your prayers and all! Yaani i made it home.
Thanks for the constant calls and all those who tried to help me secure a flight back home…God bless yaani! Diaspora thaankyou for all the call and offers you gave..even some who don’t know me..still called to check up just because i am Kenyan. Be forever blessed.'

However, it is not all rosy for her, with stringent quarantine measures in place by the government for anyone coming into the country, especially from any of the virus-struck nations.

The female DJ urged:

'Im in for 14 days quarantine. Ill try guys posted

Speaking of the now-global pandemic, DJ Pierra quoted:

'God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons that we could learn in no other way – C.S Lewis –'

Barely 2 days into her quarantine, the multi-talented female DJ cried out:

'Felt better yesterday. Still cant sleep at night.
Spoke to my baby.. and she ia not taking it well. It’s terrible..i feel bad that i can’t see her yet.'

Just 2 days down means she has couple of days to go before physically interacting with her daughter or family for that matter.

She sobs:

'I miss my baby sooo much!!😭😭😭😭
She misses me too and does not understand what is going on. I don’t have latest videos of us. I haven’t seen her in like forever…11 more days to go..all i pray is we don’t get a total lockdown such that i can’t even go to my moms after the 14days..please God hear our cries. 😔😔'

Eto’o emotional message to Ronaldinho as he turns 40 in jail

Samuel Eto’o posted an emotional birthday message to Ronaldinho as the Brazilian football legend spent his 40th birthday in a Paraguayan jail.

Together at Barcelona, Samuel Eto’o and Ronaldinho won two Champions League titles, four La Liga, one Copa del Rey and two Supercopa de Espana titles and formed a tight bond

Ronaldinho, who during his playing days starred for Barcelona and AC Milan, clocked 40 on Saturday and four-time African Player of the Year Eto’o took to his Instagram page to wish his former teammate a happy birthday.

“Happy birthday my brother,” Eto’o said in the video.

“Hello brother, I have no words, brother. I don’t even know what to say, we are talking to see how we can encourage you,”

“You are my brother, my friend. I can’t imagine what you’re going through. I can only ask you to have strength and to pray a lot.

“I hope that all this can be solved soon, because you were frankly a good person and a good friend. From here, the black loves you very much and you can count on me for everything you need.

“What I can do, I will do. And if I can’t do it, I’ll ask a friend for the favour.”

Watch the video below;

Fetty Wap's estranged wife Leandra Gonzalez officially files for divorce from him, claims he has a baby on the way

American rapper, Fetty Wap’s estranged wife, Leandra Gonzalez has officially filed for a divorce from him, less than a year after they got married.

In the court documents obtained by The Shade Room, Leandra filed for divorce in the state of New Jersey, citing adultery as the reason for wanting a divorce.

Soon after the news of the divorce surfaced online, the pair took to their Instagram stories to throw shots at each other.

Leandra called him out for being nonexistent in their marriage and alleged that he has a baby on the way, while Fetty who has at least seven children from 6 different women accused her of trying to be on Love & Hip Hop.

Fetty and Leandra privately tied the knot in September of 2019.

Hilda Dokubo calls on Pastors with supernatural powers to heal those infected with coronavirus

Veteran Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo has called on Pastors who are convinced they have supernatural powers to go to hospitals and lay hand on those infected with coronavirus.

According to the actress, those infected with coronavirus need to be healed so everyone can return to their normal lives.

Hilda Dokubo wrote;

Taylor Swift speaks out for the first time after feud with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is reignited

Taylor Swift has spoken out for the first time since the unedited audio of her 2016 conversation with Kanye West leaked, causing people to side with her in her feud with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

The audio of the now-infamous phone conversation between her and Kanye West leaked online over the weekend and shows that Kanye didn't seek her permission about calling her a b**ch in his song Famous.

This led people to call out Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. They accused Kim of releasing an edited audio in 2016 to make Taylor look bad.

Taylor Swift has now addressed the matter publicly for the first time.

She wrote in her Instagram Stories: "Instead of answering those who are asking how I feel about the video footage that leaked, proving that I was telling the truth the whole time about *that call* (you know, the one that was illegally recorded that somebody edited, and manipulated in order to frame me and put me, my family, and fans through hell for 4 years)... SWIPE UP to see what really matters."

Swift then sent her followers to the website for Feeding America, the non-profit network of food banks aiding those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

She added: "The World Health Organization and Feeding America are some of the organizations I've been donating to. If you have the ability to, please join me in donating during this crisis."

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