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FA Cup: Wolves dump Manchester United out, City fight back against Swansea

Manchester City came from two goals down, to defeat Swansea City 3-2 and qualify for the semi-final of this year’s FA Cup. The Premier League champions were stunned in Wales, after Matt Grimes and Bersant Celina put the hosts 2-0 up within 10 minutes in the first half. However, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero scored […] FA Cup: Wolves dump Manchester United out, City fight back against Swansea [hmp_player]

Aisha Buhari visits victims of Lagos collapsed building [PHOTOS]

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday paid a visit to victims of the recent collapsed building in Itafaaji, Lagos. Buhari’s media aide, Bashir Ahmaad disclosed this on his Twitter page. He wrote: “Wife of the President, Hajiya Dr. Aisha Buhari today in Lagos Island, paid a visit to the victims of the Lagos […] Aisha Buhari visits victims of Lagos collapsed building [PHOTOS] [hmp_player]

The Thread review – Russell Maliphant and Vangelis join forces in a Hellenic Riverdance

Sadler’s Wells, LondonRooted in traditional Greek dancing, the choreography only blooms when it ditches folky footwork for more elastic moves The Thread has the hallmarks of a particular kind of artistic product: a concept thought up by a cultural production company that pulls together a team of creatives, including at least one big name, to design a backable and saleable package, preferably with crossover audience appeal. In this case, the Greek production company Lavris invited Russell Maliphant (who comes with his long-standing lighting designer Michael Hulls) to intertwine his own world of contemporary choreography with that of Greek folk dance; and asked Vangelis – the 1980s synth-rock sensation who famously scored soundtracks for Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner – to compose the music. Continue reading… [hmp_player]

Gani Adams speaks on Lagos collapsed building, tasks Nigerian govt

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, says his heart bleeds at the number of casualties recorded in the Ita-faji, Lagos building collapse. The three-storey building, which had a school on one of its floors, caved in on Wednesday morning, leaving no fewer than 20 persons, including children, dead, and many injured. Adams, in […] Gani Adams speaks on Lagos collapsed building, tasks Nigerian govt [hmp_player]

Election petition: PDP accuses INEC of disobeying court order, refusing Atiku access to inspect materials

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Saturday said the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, led by Mahmood Yakubu, has refused its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar access to inspect the documents and materials used in the just concluded February 23, presidential election. PDP also reaffirmed that the alleged refusal by the electoral umpire was […] Election petition: PDP accuses INEC of disobeying court order, refusing Atiku access to inspect materials [hmp_player]

INEC gives update on supplementary governorship election in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured critical stakeholders in Plateau State that it would conduct a free, fair and credible supplementary election in the affected areas in the state. Mallam Halilu Pai, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, gave the assurance at a meeting with leaders of various political parties and […] INEC gives update on supplementary governorship election in Plateau [hmp_player]

APC kicks as INEC cancels supplementary governorship election in Bauchi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Bauchi State chapter has rejected the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to re-collate and adopt the governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area. Recall that the results from Tafawa Balewa were earlier rejected after the local government Collation Officer, Mrs. Dominion Anosike said that there […] APC kicks as INEC cancels supplementary governorship election in Bauchi [hmp_player]

The extraordinary rise of drag brunch: a dining delight or a betrayal of queer history?

Five years ago, breakfasting while being serenaded by a Geri Halliwell impersonator was a novelty. Now, mainstream venues are serving up drag – and LGBT venues are suffering It is 1pm on an unseasonably warm Sunday in February, and I am eating a BLT in Dalston, east London, while a 6ft 4in drag queen dressed as Geri Halliwell questions a bearded Scottish man about when he last got laid. This isn’t how I normally breakfast. Neither is this the morning after an improbable tryst. This is drag brunch, an unholy amalgam of high camp and everyone’s favourite portmanteau meal – and it is reaching saturation point. Continue reading… [hmp_player]