FA Cup: Chelsea humiliate Man City

TVC E, SOCCER - Manchester United 's manager, Manuel Pellegrini must be blaming his decision to field inexperienced team against the angry Chelsea side. Chelsea punished Manuel Pellegrini’s controversial decision to field a remarkably inexperienced team as Eden Hazard inspired a 5-1 demolition of Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday. With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday, Pellegrini had pleaded with the FA not to bow to demands from television networks to move the Chelsea game from its original Saturday date. But Pellegrini’s request was ignored and, concerned that injury-hit City were in danger of being stretched to breaking point, the Chilean boss prioritised European success and next weekend’s League Cup final against Liverpool, admitting that he didn’t consider the Stamford Bridge showdown “a real game”. Pellegrini had warned...

Victorious Mark dedicates victory to Idoma people

[caption id="attachment_11113" align="alignleft" width="300"] David Mark at a Press Conference[/caption] TVC E, POLITICS - After losing the exalted number three position to the hitherto opposition party's candidate following his party's electoral flaws at the 2015 general elections, David Mark returned to the red chamber as a floor member. His predicament was compounded when the election petitions tribunal upturned his victory. But the two term Senate president bounced backed on Sunday and won the rerun election that was keenly contested between himself and Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress. David Mark, former Senate President and winner of the February 20 Benue South Senatorial District re-run election, appealed to his main challenger, Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to join him in moving Idomaland forward. Mark made the call on Sunday during his first press conference after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared him winner. “I want to thank all sons and daughters...

“Almajiri” is un-Islamic, says Sultan

[caption id="attachment_11105" align="alignleft" width="300"] Almajiri[/caption] TVC E NEWS - Whenever the word "Almajiri" (child begging) is mentioned, two things usually come to mind. First, that it is a common practice in the north, and second, it has some Islamic colouration. But are these views or mindsets really correct?  Speaking on the subject, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III on Saturday branded child begging, otherwise known as Almajiri in the north as un-Islamic. The monarch who is also the President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), who spoke  at a  meeting between representatives of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Northern State Governments and the Sultan Foundation for Peace and Development on development of girl child in Nigeria also dismissed refusal to educate a girl-child in the name of religion as a total misconception. The Sultan said Almajiri has nothing to do with Islam. [caption id="attachment_11106" align="alignright" width="300"] Almajiri[/caption] “We...

Bola Tinubu named SUN MAN of the year

TVC E. Senator Bola  Tinubu who is the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, was named the SUN MAN of the Year, having contributed a lot to the victory of his political party.   Tinubu Former Governor of Lagos State, the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, wife of Borno State Governor, Nana Shettima, Labour Minister, Chris Ngige and others were honoured by the The Sun newspaper at the official ceremony held in Lagos on Saturday, February 20.   The SUN MAN of the year recounted the many political struggles that culminated in the change of government last year and brought the APC to power. Senator Tinubu  having contributed a lot to the victory of his political party in the 2015 General election, defeating the Peoples Democratic Party that had ruled for 16 years.   He spoke after being presented with the award and said the power was made possible through the commitment of members of the party,...

Read: Wizkid mocks Linda Ikeji on social media

TVC E. Social media beef loading between Wizkid and Linda Ikeji. A Lawyer named  Abiodun Olamide Akinola, wrote an artcile about Linda Ikeji and made references to Linda Ikeji’s penchant for showing off her personal belongings (especially the recent Hermes Birkin bags drama), and then drew conclusions that she showed signs of poverty mentality syndrome. Wizkid, after reading the article, went on social media to mockery of her blogger. First he tweeted "nice read" quoting the link to the article. He later went on Snapchat to mock her openly. Wizkid circled the most offensive part of the essay written by the lawyer, shares on Snapchat with his thousands of followers, and captioned it with a laughing smiley. “In too deep,” he laughed. Below is what was written about Linda in the article: "When Linda Ikeji bought a huge house in the luxury Banana Island, most people were happy for her and wished for such to happen to...

HISTORY TODAY

HISTORY TODAY 1995 U.S.A. Steve Fossett Balloon Record 21st February, 1995 : Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon, taking off from South Korea, and landing in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada. Fossett was reported missing on September 3, 2007 after the plane he was flying over the Nevada desert failed to return and his wife asked for him to be declared legally dead on November 26, 2007 .       1947 U.S.A. Land Camera Demonstrated 21st February, 1947 : Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his instant camera and associated film. Called the Land Camera, , which could produce a black-and-white photograph in 60 seconds. Two years later he put 57 Polaroid Land Cameras at Boston's Jordan Marsh department store before the Christmas holiday, and they sold out within the first day after the demonstration.   U.S. 1804 U.K. First Working Full Size Railway Steam Locomotive Feb. 21st,...

Olamide reacts to fans that attacked him on stage

TVC E. Last night Guinness unveiled a new brand #TheSpecialOne, Olamide,  Kola Soul,  Magnito, Ycee, Simi and Phyno where in attendeance.   But while Olamide was performing last night some angry fans threw drink and water at him,  Some of his fans noticed this action while some didn’t notice until he was forced to voice out. Read what he said:   ''Eyin Temi, we are all here to have funs abi? Some dudes are throwing water and drinks at me, plz and plz stop it…if not I will tell my goons to chop you.''   Guys, what are your thoughts on the actions of the fans ?...

Nude, awkward photos of some Nigerian celebrities

TVC E. The Nigerian entertainment industry has seen quite a number of awkward and not so appealing pictures of Nigerian celebrities. We have decided to bring you some of the craziest photos of a number of popular celebrities. some are not overly crazy but awkward and they all trended at one time or the other in times past. Scroll along the pages and refresh some memories from the most awkward photos of our celebrities.     Shouldn't we have better pictures that will portray us well and pass good message to our kids and world at large ?...