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“Osimhen Is The Strongest Striker After Haaland” – Andrea Petagna

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Napoli’s on-loan forward, Andrea Petagna, praises his teammate Victor Osimhen, calling him the second-strongest striker in the world after Manchester City’s Erling Haaland.

Osimhen’s impressive performance in Serie A, with 21 goals and 5 assists in 23 games, has attracted the attention of several top European teams, despite Napoli’s high asking price of €150.00m.

Petagna identifies Osimhen’s speed, hunger, and mobility as traits that make him a valuable transfer target. Osimhen’s excellent performance has also made him the most valuable player in the Italian league. Although Haaland was cheaper to sign than Osimhen, he has already proven himself to be worth more than his transfer fee. Despite this, investing in Osimhen could be worth it for any team interested in him.

 

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Patience Ozokwor Marks 45 Years In Entertainment Industry

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Patience Ozokwor, the Nollywood actress who has become a household name as Mama G, is celebrating a phenomenal achievement! For a whopping 45 years, she’s been gracing our screens and captivating audiences with her performances.

To share this exciting news and express her joy, Patience took to Instagram. In a heartfelt video, she reached out to her fans and friends, thanking God for her successful career and inviting them to join the festivities.

She wrote,

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. My journey in entertainment started with sold-out school plays way back in secondary school and teacher’s training college. It’s time to celebrate this phenomenal journey, my people because God has indeed been faithful. Countdown begins now.”

Patience Ozokwor also offered a glimpse into the very beginnings of her remarkable journey in the entertainment industry. Patience’s passion for acting wasn’t something that developed later in life; it seems the stage was where she was destined to shine. It all began with a school play during her secondary school days.

The play was a runaway success, selling out all the available seats!

This early taste of applause and appreciation for her talent likely fueled her passion for acting. The fire continued to burn brightly even during her teacher training college years. Then another school play received the same enthusiastic response. Patience’s ability to hold the audience’s attention and captivate them with her acting prowess was evident from a very young age.

Patience’s announcement was met with an outpouring of love and support. Her fans, colleagues from the industry, and even close friends all rushed to celebrate her incredible achievement.

Messages of congratulations flooded in, expressing their admiration for her long and successful career. The love wasn’t just verbal; many offered their support to ensure her 45th-anniversary celebration would be a truly unforgettable event.

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Lagos To Begin Demolition Of Oshodi Market Extensions On July 30

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On Monday, an official from the Lagos government announced plans to make changes to Oshodi Market. The general manager in charge of building regulations, Mr. Gbolahan Oki, said they will begin removing unauthorised structures from the market by July 30th. This means any shops or buildings that were added on illegally will be taken down.

He said,

“The Lagos State Building Control Agency, in conjunction with the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Council Authority, has embarked on the sensitization of property owners, residents, shop owners, and market women and men on the removal of illegal structures, extensions built on road setbacks, shops, buildings, and public school premises around the Oshodi-Isolo LCDA.”

Mr. Oki also mentioned that there is a deadline to receive compensation for any structures that will be removed. This deadline is set for July 30th.

He said,

“The expiration period that we are looking at is July 30, and the action we are taking is to remove all the attachments. As you can see, some buildings are right on the road, and it is because of these attachments. Some believe that the attachment is part of the building.”

He added that even though making changes might seem easy to imagine, it can actually be very hard to do in real life.

“If we want change, it is going to affect us, and we are going to have that change at all costs. All these extensions are on work, which should not be. People selling on the road is unnecessary, and that is what we are trying to put in place; it is not a tribal issue. We must all comply with the rules and regulations.”

Mr. Oki encouraged shop owners at the market to take advantage of a special 2-month period.

During this time, they can get approval for their shops from the Lagos State government. Governor Babatunde Sanwo-Olu set the deadline.

“The reason we are here is to enforce; the directive of the governor is very clear; there is no attachment. Nothing should disrupt the flow of movement, which is very important, and that we stand on.”

The Executive Chairman of Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Kehinde Oloyede, stated that accessibility is essential in every market.

He said,

“For market women to maximise whatever they are selling, they need access to the road. The state government believes that good access to roads would better help them in the performance of their duty, particularly agencies like the fire service.”

Oloyede explained that the local government is working together with LASBCA (Lagos State Building Control Agency). They decided to show leniency to the traders by allowing them to continue their business activities. This is until the festive period is over.

He added,

“The local government is partnering with LASBCA to the end that we have been given grace that after the festive sale ends in July, the state will intervene. However, before then, the local government would see to it that most of these extensions and attachments were removed. Those that fail to comply, then the Lagos State Government will take charge and do what they deem fit.”

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Uzor Arukwe Says Actors Need To Learn To Accept Criticism

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In a recent interview with Top Charts Africa on May 27, 2024, Nollywood actor Uzor Arukwe opened up about the importance of criticism.

He emphasised that criticism, rather than being something to shy away from, is actually a valuable tool for self-improvement. Arukwe believes that constructive criticism can help us learn and grow as individuals.

I love criticism and feedback because it helps you to become a better actor. You can’t be an actor if you’re not open to criticism,” he said.

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