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Blackout across Nigeria as national power grid collapses

Nigeria’s national power grid has again collapsed, threatening to throw parts of the country into total blackout.

The incident happened at about 11am on Wednesday.

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc in Lagos and it’s counterpart in Kaduna State, confirmed the development via tweets.

Kaduna Electricity Company tweeted, “We regret to inform you that the power outage currently being experienced across our franchise – Kaduna, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states – is as a result of the collapse of the national grid.”

Similarly, the EEDC also said, “Dear customer, there is a partial system collapse In the national grid. Our TCN partners are working to restore supply immediately. Please bear with us.”

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Rape saga: See what Nigerians are saying after Yomi Fabiyi protested over Baba Ijesha’s detention

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Thousands of Nigerians have taken to social media to react after Yomi Fabiyi protested at Panti over Baba Ijesha’s detention in the early hours of today.

On Wednesday, Fabiyi walked from the Casino bus stop to the Panti Police Station with the presence of other protesters. 

They requested that Baba Ijesha be released from detention till when his case in court will be heard. 

The demonstrators could be seen holding placards and banners that read, among other things, "denial of bail for a bailable offense is a human rights violation," "Nigeria police, please allow the law to dictate to you, not Iyabo Ojo, Princess, and co," "release Baba Ijesha," and "Nigeria police must respect human rights and honor bail for a bailable offense." 

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‘Tonto is busy taking awards and being at peace’ Reactions as Rosy Meurer, Churchill express love for each other

It seems Nollywood actress Rosy Meurer and her husband Olakunle Churchill is back to our timeline as they continue to give us couple goals since her return to Nigerian.

Olakunle Churchill took to his Instagram page to gush over his wife as he expresses his love for her. According to the philanthropist, Rosy Meurer remains her everyday crush and his addition.

Responding to this, Rosy Meurer stormed the comment section to express her love for Olakunle Churchill, saying he is her king and happiness.

This, however, generated mixed reactions on social media as netizens slammed the couple for always seeking Tonto Dikeh's attention.

Meanwhile, others believe that the couple is only pretending to be happy and prayed that their union last as Tonto...

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Serie A: Fikayo Tomori breaks Cristiano Ronaldo record

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On-loan Chelsea defender, Fikayo Tomori, has broken Cristiano Ronaldo's record for height climbed in heading in a goal.

Tomori nodded in the last goal as Milan beat Ronaldo's Juventus 3-0 last weekend.

He reached a staggering height of eight feet and seven inches, to surpass Ronaldo's record, which he set last season against Sampdoria.

Ronaldo, who is 6ft 2in tall, claimed the 'greatest leap' crown when he soared up to 8ft 5in against Sampdoria at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium during the 2019/2020 campaign.

While that header left Europe stunned, Tomori, who stands at 6ft 1in, has now gone even higher as he towered above Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini to score from a height of 8ft 7in on Sunday

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