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I Won’t Allow Tribe, Reigion Ruin Our Beautiful Relationship – Woman

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A Nigerian lady has revealed that she is in a relationship with a man who comes from a different tribe and practices a religion separate from hers.

The young woman known as Maimuna said that she is a Hausa Muslim lady while her man is a Christian from the Igbo tribe.

She said that she will not allow their tribal and religious differences stop her from being with the most beautiful person in her life.

Taking to her Twitter account Maimounah @blackmounah69 shared photos with her boo and said;

”I am a Muslim Hausa woman while he is an Igbo Christian man, I can’t loose the most beautiful person in my life because of religious or tribal differences.”

Mixed reactions greeted her post as some netizens noted it was not in their best interest to continue the relationship.

Justice Okamgba is journalist at Grassroots.ng

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Remo Stars Are Champions of MTN/NPFL/La Liga U-15 Tournament 2022

Remo Stars were crowned champions after defeating Sunshine Stars two  nil  in a closely contested final, reports SANDRA ANI

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MTN/NPF/LLa Liga U-15 Tournament 2022 winners - Remo Stars

Following participation from 15, U-15 clubs across the country, Remo Stars have won the 4th edition of the MTN/NPFL/La Liga U-15 Tournament.

Remo Stars were crowned champions after defeating Sunshine Stars two  nil  in a closely contested final.

Remo Stars U15 took the lead in the 15th minute through danger man Arierhi Kparobo,  Kparobo has been in fine form throughout the tournament making no mistake with his finish.

The second half saw some breathtaking saves from both keepers as the shots kept increasing. Ultimately, Kparobo got his brace after a well struck shot inside the box leading his team to victory.

Speaking after the final, Osaze Ebueku, Senior Manager, Sponsorship and Promotion, MTN Nigeria Limited, praised the tournament for showcasing and advancing grassroots football. “We saw the talents that came through, we saw how passionate the players were and this is the future of our football. Grassroots football is where we are looking forward to getting stars into the Super Eagles.

“I am highly impressed with what the players displayed since the commencement of the tournament and at the finals.

“The tournament has really improved and I am proud of the players that participated. What this means is that the future of our football is very bright and we are proud”, he added.

In the third-place match which took place earlier in the day, Katsina United edged out Kano Pillars 5-4 on penalties after the two sides played out a nail biting 2-2 draw.

Recall that in September last year, the Telco giant signed a partnership with the Nigerian Football Federation to become the Official Communications sponsor of the Super Eagles and other national teams.

This partnership sees MTN execute several exciting activities around Nigerian football, allowing football lovers to enjoy the sport uniquely.

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Multidisciplinary Artist, Shuta Bug Shuts Down Lagos with ‘Desperados Collectives’

In a pulsating atmosphere filled with positive energy, young art connoisseurs enjoyed the visual treat of digital artistry showcased by Nigerian multidisciplinary artist, Mayowa Alabi aka Shuta Bug, SANDRA ANi reports

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Multidisciplinary Artist, Shuta Bug Shuts Down Lagos

It was shut down Saturday in Lagos, April 30 – an evening for the Lagos edition of the global campaign called the Desperados Collectives.

The exclusive event organized by the tequila flavoured beer brand Desperados was held at the magnificent Jewel Aedia, Eti-Osa, Lekki. A cocktail of varied creative energy, it was indeed a playground uniting artists, disc-jockeys and content creators.

In a pulsating atmosphere filled with positive energy, young art connoisseurs enjoyed the visual treat of digital artistry showcased by Nigerian multidisciplinary artist, Mayowa Alabi aka Shuta Bug, amongst other international artists.

Nigerian born Mayowa Alabi, also known as Shuta Bug first stepped into the limelight in 2017 when he won the European Union /United Nations Women Gender Equality ‘Picture It’ Comic and Cartoon Competition. He has since had two solo exhibitions in 2017 and 2019 respectively.

Fast forward to 2022, the international platform called the Desperados Collectives was launched to spotlight young, emerging creatives in France, Germany, Spain, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

Multidisciplinary Artist, Shuta Bug
Multidisciplinary Artist, Shuta Bug’s Desperados Collectives Campaign

Shuta Bug who also works as an artist at the British Broadcasting Corporation was selected from Nigeria for the Desperados Collectives Campaign where he was commissioned to create a series of designs featuring the Desperados bottle that resonates with the brand’s affinity for playful experimentation.

The event turned out to be a night for artists who dared to be different. From the mystery DJs in masks to a collection of artworks in the adjoining exhibition hall, it was quite insightful to view a total art experience pulsated by heavy beats and grills.

Multidisciplinary Artist, Shuta Bug
Shuta Bug on stage

Anchored by Kemi Smallz and Ilowithdflo, the show also featured live paintings that ran simultaneously with the hot mixes from the DJs of the night including the masked duo, Mazexmxtreme and the celebrity twin DJs Wanni and Handi.

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MTN/NPFL/LaLiga U-15 tourney: MFM through to quarterfinal

MFM defeated Lobi Stars 1-0 in their second game of the competition, achieving an unassailable six points in Group A and leaving the three other teams in the group to fight for second place.

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MTN/NPFL/LaLiga U-15 tournament

Lagos-based MFM U-15 team, on Monday, became the first team to secure the quarter final ticket at the ongoing MTN-sponsored Nigeria Professional Football League/LaLiga U-15 championship.

MFM defeated Lobi Stars 1-0 in their second game of the competition, achieving an unassailable six points in Group A and leaving the three other teams in the group to fight for second place.

Plateau United, who secured their first three points of the tournament after defeating Kano Pillars 2-0, will be eyeing that spot.

Kano Pillars, who are also on three points, defeated Lobi Stars 3-2 in the opening game of the competition, will hope to get a good result against MFM in the final game of the group.

Speaking after his team’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of Kano Pillars, Plateau United coach, Sapwada Yerima, said he was happy with his boys’ performance and quick recovery from their opening day’s loss as they look forward to another win in their last game against Lobi Stars who remained without a point in two matches.

The NPFL/La Liga U-15 tournament is a continued indication of MTN’s commitment to raising the standard of grassroots football in Nigeria.

The Senior manager, sponsorship and promotions MTN Nigeria, Osaze Ebueku, stated: “This investment is a seed being sowed with hopes to harvest stars who will be groomed to represent Nigeria in the next two world cups and make it to the finals.”

The competition continues Tuesday with the host team, Remo Stars, taking on Kwara Utd in the first match of the day while Abia Warriors and Gombe United contest for their first win of the competition when they play against each other in the second match.

In Group D, Wikki Tourists will play their first game against group leaders Rangers, with the Enugu team looking forward to a place in the quarterfinal with a win.

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