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Fitness influencer shares side-by-side photos of herself to show how people can easily be deceived online

A fitness influencer is inspiring her followers by sharing “realistic” photos of herself to show how easy it is to be “deceived” online.

Victoria Garrick, an influencer, mental health advocate and former volleyball player, took to social media to strike different poses.


“Our brothers and sisters are dying everyday” – Fear grips Nigerians in Libya over ‘mysterious’ deaths of compatriots

Fear has gripped Nigerians living in Libya following the alleged deaths of some Nigerians under ‘mysterious’ circumstances. 

It was gathered that two young men died last week. Before that, a woman identified as Tina and some others passed away.

On Tuesday, June 29, one Yemi took to a Nigerians in Libya Facebook group to announce the death of yet another young Nigerian woman identified as Sukurat Blessing. 

Following the latest incident, Nigerians started lamenting over the deaths of their compatriots in the North African country.

Chai oh God, the death toll in Libya now is something else. Our Nigerian brothers and sisters are dying every single day. What is really happening?” one Precious Osas Igbineweka, lamented. 

“My legs are shivering also (frightened) Oh God please take us only when we are fully ready. That should be our prayer pls.” she added. 

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Delia Fiallo, known as ‘the mother of the Latin American soap opera,’ dies at 96

Cuban writer Delia Fiallo passed away early on Tuesday, a source close to the writer said.

The Televisa network reported the death earlier in the day, saying it had spoken with Fiallo’s daughter. The legendary writer was 96. The cause of her death was not immediately available

Considered the “mother of the Latin American soap opera,” Delia Fiallo wrote more than 40 radio and television works

Among her original works and later adapted by herself or by others are “Cristal,” “Esmeralda,” “La Zulianita,” and “María del Mar.”

The productions based on her works were seen in millions of homes around the world.

“A telenovela is basically about sentiment,” she told Variety in 1996. “If you don’t make the public cry, you won’t achieve anything.”

Her novels were adapted throughout two continents, from the US to Argentina, passing through countries such as Mexico and Colombia.


Cristiano Ronaldo set to decide on his Juventus future after Portugal’s Euro 2020 exit with PSG and Man. United’ in the race for his signature

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be set to make a decision on his future after his Portugal side were eliminated by Belgium in the round of 16.

The 36-year-old Portuguese striker came under scrutiny last season after his club almost missed out on Champions League qualification. But that didn’t stop CR7 from topping the Serie A goalscoring charts with 29 goals in 33 appearances, as well as helping his team win both the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana.

With the Italian club waiting for him to make a decision on his future, both Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are interested in his signature.

According to Italian news outlet Tuttosport, Ronaldo will tell Juventus his intentions this week, given he is in the final year of his deal, while PSG and Manchester United wait in the wings.

The Italian newspaper’s headline on Tuesday June 29 said: ‘Ronaldo: between Max [Allegri] and the Sheikh,’ referencing PSG owner Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.


Nigeria will be destablilized if Nnamdi Kanu is killed – Ohaneze Ndigbo tells FG

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, an Igbo sociocultural association, has appealed to the Federal government to handle the rearrested leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, carefully as his death at a time like this could lead to the destabilization of the country.

Kanu was arrested on Sunday, June 27, and arraigned before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja today June 29.

Ohaneze Ndigbo in a statement released by Okechukwu Isiguzoro, its Secretary-General, said Kanu’s refusal to listen to Igbo leaders’ advice led him to his present predicament. The group advised the Nigerian government to handle the IPOB leader’s case carefully in order to prevent violent revolts from his followers.

The statement in part reads

“Nnamdi Kanu’s refusal to adhere to the advice of Igbo leaders, elders, and political leaders is the outcome of what had befallen him, he made a lot of enemies especially those that would have saved him and Federal Government will never lose grip on him again.

We don’t think that any Igbo leader will stick out his/her neck for him, his re-arrest will eventually bring peace and stability to the region and averted another civil war that was raging on.

Federal government should handle the situation carefully because his large followers of IPOB wouldn’t resort to violent revolts, his trial should be strictly based on the laws of the land, they shouldn’t kill him because it will destabilise the entire country.”