Gospel Singer Israel Houghton’s 20 Year Marriage Crashes

[caption id="attachment_11546" align="alignnone" width="300"] Israel Houghton[/caption] Gospel singer Israel Houghton admitted on his Facebook page that his infidelity led to the break up of his over 20 year marriage. The internationally renowned artist has performed with Alicia Keys and is a worship leader at Joel Osteen‘s church. This is what he wrote ''It is with a collective heavy heart that we announce that after over 20 years of marriage and a long separation, Meleasa and I are officially divorced. Several years ago I failed and sinned in my marriage. Though this is new to many, it is not new to us as we have been working through this for over 5 years. Although we tried, the challenges in our relationship have proven too much to overcome. We have always handled our family and ministry with grace and generosity toward others, discretion, and privacy. So, for the sake of our amazing kids, we are also...

Blatter, Michel Platini lose FIFA appeals

FIFA appeals committee on Wednesday upheld the bans handed out to outgoing president of the soccer governing body, Sepp Blatter and s UEFA boss Michel Platini. But the suspensions have been reduced from eight to six years, the BBC reports. Both were found guilty of breaches surrounding a £1.3m ($2m) “disloyal payment” to Platini. They denied any wrongdoing and have said they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Blatter, 79, added in a statement that he was “very disappointed by the appeal committee of FIFA.”...

Dakuku, Umana, Emerhor promise victory in future polls

TVC E, POLITICS - The 2015 All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates in Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta and Gombe have promised not to rest on their oars until they return their states to the party. The candidates – Umana Okon Umana (Akwa Ibom), Dakuku Peterside (Rivers), O’tega Emerhor (Delta) and Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe) made the promise in Abuja, while addressing State House Correspondents after consulting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The quartet said they were undaunted by verdicts of the Supreme Court which affirmed the elections of their Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponents. Umana said his party was still reviewing the judgment, adding that there were two concurrent verdicts at the tribunal and Appeal Court which ordered a rerun. Peterside also said he had placed the Supreme Court verdict behind him and was focusing on the rerun polls in the three Senatorial, 12 House of Representatives and 22 State Assembly seats in the state.  He...

Stephanie Linus’ ‘Dry’ wins award at the Pan African Film Festival

[caption id="attachment_11534" align="alignleft" width="300"] Stephanie Linus[/caption] Stephanie Linus is not only happy about her new born child, her movie, Dry has won the Programmers’ Award for Narrative Feature at the recently concluded Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, USA. This award was given alongside other prestigious awards to filmmakers from across the world whose movies were screened at the largest and most prestigious black film festival in America. It would be recalled that Dry has also won a host of local and international awards including the ‘Best Protagonist’ Award at the Bentonville Film Festival in Arkansas, USA....

Lil Kesh covers the latest edition of Mystreetz magazine

[caption id="attachment_11530" align="alignnone" width="225"] Lil Kesh[/caption] YBNL act and Headies ‘Next Rated’ nominee Lil Kesh is the cover boy for the latest edition of Mystreetz magazine. Justifying his position on the cover of the entertainment journal, the publisher, Sesan Adeniji wrote, ‘There have been quite a few moments that stood out in the history of the Nigerian music industry but none gathered more conversations and created solutions to several nagging questions like the moment after the winner was announced during the 2015 Headies’....

S’Court rejects interpretation request on Andy Uba, Oduah’s elections

TVC E, POLITICS - The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission seeking clarification of its January 29, 2016 judgment which many claimed had sacked federal legislators from Anambra State, including Senators Andy Uba and Stella Oduah. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, held that the court lacked jurisdiction to entertain the motion. Justice Nyang Okoro, who read the lead ruling of the court, held that there was no ambiguity in the apex court’s judgment and could not be accommodated under Order 8 Rule 16 of the Supreme Court rules. ‎But despite declining jurisdiction to clarify the judgment, Justice Okoro, went on to highlight what the apex court decided and did not decide in the said verdict. Justice Okoro who had delivered the judgment which was being sought to be interpreted, ruled for instance, that the apex court did not resolve the...

Guzape Community charges govt on decent houses

TVC E, NEWS - Members of Guzape Community want government to live up to its promise of providing them with decent houses. Those who spoke to TVC News say they could barely afford to pay for a roof over their heads. TVC News Dooshima Abu reports that on a daily basis, hundreds of rural dwellers make their way to cities in search of greener pastures and a better life. Past governments haven't fared well in providing affordable houses for the poor but the new government has promised to change the trend, but the country's economic situation might be a challenge. Meanwhile Urban population is on the rise with an annual population rate of 2.8 percent. Many government must rise up to meet this housing challenge by putting to action the outcome of the housing summit bid to kick off in Abuja.  ...

Tribunal fails to commence pre-hearing on Kogi Gov. election petition

TVC E, POLITICS - The pre-hearing in the Kogi state governorship election petition expected to hold on Tuesday couldn't hold as scheduled. However, party supporters were in Abuja to witness the hearing of petitions challenging the emergence of Yahaya Bello as governor. Crowd of supporters, families and friends from kogi state converged on the tribunal in Abuja. The courtroom was filled to its capacity with more supporters milling around, many anxiously waiting to see how the day's proceeding, would turn out. The arrival of the three man panel, headed by Justice Halima Mohammed, set the pace for the day. But the pre hearing of the suits filed by James Faleke, the immediate past governor of the state, Idris Wada and four other political parties, could not heard because the six applications were not served before the day's proceedings. The chairperson, justice halima mohammed then ordered that the motions be served on all parties before the next...

Sheriff: PDP resolves leadership tussle

TVC E, POLITICS - The disquiet that characterized the emergence of Ali Modu Sheriff as the Peoples Democratic Party chairman might have been resolved While the Former PDP ministers say they will not recognise Modu Sheriff, the chairman of the PDP governors forum, Olusegun Mimiko has thrown his weight behind the embattled chairman. Speaking after a closed door meeting with the embattled chairman, governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, who is also the chairman PDP governors' forum said all parties have put behind all their differences and the party is now one united family. Mimiko also said the governors' forum has also mandated the national working committee of the party to put in motion, the process that will lead to the party's convention in the next three months. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhwdqK8oWeA&feature=youtu.be...

Gunners still alive after Barca loss, says Cech

[caption id="attachment_11503" align="alignleft" width="300"] Arsenal vs Barcelona[/caption] TVC E (SOCCER) - Despite losing 2-0 to reigning titleholders Barcelona, Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech said Wednesday his team still had a chance to reach the Champions League quarter-finals despite. “We are still alive,” the 33-year-old Czech Republic keeper said on his website following Tuesday’s loss at the Emirates. “It’s not as if we conceded five goals,” he added. Cech, who joined Arsenal from Chelsea before this season, offered a few good saves on Tuesday but failed to stop Lionel Messi who scored 71 minutes into the game before adding a second from the penalty spot on 83 minutes. “The second goal trimmed our chances for the second leg. But nothing’s lost yet,” said Cech. “If we play the same way and improve productivity, we still have a chance to turn the fight for the last eight into a drama.” The return leg tie is at the Camp Nou on...

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