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Roberto Carlos Set To Visit Nigeria

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Former Real Madrid and Brazilian World Cup winning defender, Roberto Carlos has been scheduled to storm Nigeria for a historic launch in the federal capital, Abuja.

Brazilian retired professional footballer, Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha, more commonly known simply as Roberto Carlos, has been confirmed for the Real Madrid Foundation Clinic Nigeria website launch in Abuja on  December 18.
According to PUNCH, Inigo Vallejo (Africa and Middle East manager) has  also been confirmed for the event, which will also be used to unveil the activities of the foundation next year.
The Project Director of SPR Luxury Limited Yomi Umar said  the launch would usher in great projects targeted at the youths who will be the direct beneficiaries of the foundation’s  activities.
Umar said that the former Real Madrid defender, Roberto Carlos, who is  the foundation’s  ambassador, and Vallejo’s presence at the launch would inspire some of the participants, who will also aspire to become top professional players.
 
“I am happy to inform you that we have confirmed the presence of Carlos and Vallejo at the website launch. They are both committed to the event and we will be happy to have them,” she said.
She stated that the maiden clinic in February would  bring together youth between the ages of seven  and 17 to  enjoy the best of coaching from top managers  and former players.
Umar said, “Our target is to avail the participants the rudiments of the round leather game. We also intend to keep the records of all participants and monitor their progress.”
The Real Madrid Foundation Clinic team recently visited Lagos to meet with officials of SPR Luxury Limited, and had some  business meetings.

Source: Punch

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Eniola Badmus fires back at troll who body-shamed her

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Popular comic actress, Eniola Badmus has fired back at a troll who tried to make mockery of her body for wearing bikini.

The troll asked the actress why everything about her has fallen.

“Why everything come fall for up?,” the troll commented on the actress’s photo on LIB’s Instagram page with crying emoji.

And she replied: “Just the way your mama own fall”

The actress also complimented her own photo, writing that “looking good is a good business.”

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We Need N81 Million To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium: Nigerian Minister

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has revealed that it will cost the ministry N81m to cut the grass and clear the weed that have taken over the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

He stated this recently while speaking during the one-day seminar organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter.

According to him, the ministry approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for assessment in the stadium, which was built in 2003 with N53 billion on a 29 hectares (72 acres) of land.

The stadium is divided into Package A which houses the Main Bowl and Package B which houses other facilities like basketball courts, NFF office, volleyball courts, tennis courts, squash courts.

“We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the grass and weed in the stadium and they told us it will cost us N81m.

“If we tell Nigerians we used N81m which is not even available, there will be an outcry. The funds are not really there for us and that is why we are partnering with private investors to bring back the key components of our infrastructures,” he said.

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It’s smart if a man refuses to date a jobless woman in Nigeria — Leo DaSilva

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Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Leo Da Silva recently got internet users debating afte he waded into a conversation centered on men refusing to date women who are not financially stable.

A lady who disclosed that she’s a student, had tweeted;

I’ve seen tweets from guys saying they can’t date a girl that’s not financially stable. I’m a student. But never, like never have I felt attacked by such tweets. What’s actually up with some guys on Twitter? What I want must not make sense to you. It’s choice boo

Reacting to this, Leo stated that it’s a smart choice for young men to refuse to date jobless women. He added that guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs.

He tweeted in response;

Guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs. Dating someone that’s not working or doesn’t have adequate allowance is a burden. Nigeria, the poverty capital of the world, if a young man trying to come up refuses that burden, I think it’s a smart choice.

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