John Lennon killer Says Sorry For ‘Despicable Act’

John Lennon killer Says Sorry For 'Despicable Act'

Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon, has apologized to the late Beatle widow, Yoko Ono, 40 years after his death. Chapman shot Lennon four times outside his New York Manhattan apartment as Ono looked on, in 1980. He was denied parole for the eleventh time following a hearing last month. During the hearing, Chapman said he killed the 40-year-old rock star for “glory” and that he deserved the death penalty. He added that he thinks about the “despicable act” all the time, and accepts he may spend the…

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Edo varsity resumes November 16

Edo varsity resumes November 16

Edo University, Iyamho, has concluded its 2019/2020 academic session online on its CANVAS LMS due to COVID-19. The university will hold its  post-UTME screening on Thursday to admit students for 2020/2021  session. Vice Chancellor Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor said the completion of 2019/2020 session online was in line with the university’s calendar, which was hinged on acquisition and utilization of the Canvas – Learning Management System despite COVID-19. He said the institution will resume on November 16. The university is among the few where academic activities did not shut down due…

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FA Cup qualifying stories: St Ives Town, Lancaster City, AFC Sudbury, Weston-Super-Mare

FA Cup qualifying stories: St Ives Town, Lancaster City, AFC Sudbury, Weston-Super-Mare

Qualifying for the 2020-21 FA Cup continues this week with 234 non-league clubs scheduled to compete in the first qualifying round. Some 160 teams who advanced from the preliminary round will be joined by 74 clubs who start their cup campaign. There are three more qualifying rounds after this stage. Sport looks at some of the clubs, players and managers competing this week who hope to make it through to the first round proper on 7-8 November, when teams from League One and League Two enter. From San Siro to…

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Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola, Hubby Welcome Baby

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now a grandfather after his daughter, Oluwadamilola, welcomed a baby boy with her husband, Oluseun Bakare.  “All glory to GOD!” he tweeted on his handle Monday. “I am now a granddad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning!” All glory to GOD!I am now a grand dad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning!~YO pic.twitter.com/w7jcRRteQW — Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) September 21, 2020 Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, the…

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The Complete 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

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There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don’t necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, you do need a strong plan and the drive to see it through.If you’re on…

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Italian Open: Simona Halep Beats Injured Karolina Pliskova in Rome Final

Italian Open: Simona Halep Beats Injured Karolina Pliskova in Rome Final

Top seed Simona Halep warmed up for next week’s French Open by winning her first Italian Open title after opponent Karolina Pliskova retired injured. Romania’s Halep led 6-0 2-1 against the Czech second seed, whose movement seemed to be hampered from the start. After a 20-minute first set, Pliskova had treatment but could not continue. Halep, who won the French Open title in 2018, has won 14 matches in a row either side of the enforced break because of the coronavirus pandemic. The rearranged French Open starts at Roland Garros…

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OOOUTH Doctors Suspend Strike

OOOUTH Doctors Suspend Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (ARD, OOUTH) has suspended its industrial action after reaching agreement with the State Government on its demands. This was contained in a communique to Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun jointly signed by the President of the association, Dr. Popoola Abiodun and the General Secretary, Dr. Osundara Adewale after an online emergency meeting. The doctors appreciated Abiodun for his kindness. They said further most notable is the agreement Ogun State government reached with ARD, OOUTH and other doctors in Ogun State. It…

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28 Best Energy-Boosting Foods and Drinks

28 Best Energy-Boosting Foods and Drinks

All food provides the body with energy, but this energy can vary greatly. Some foods, such as sugars and refined carbs, give the body a quick jolt of energy. However, more often, the body needs more sustainable energy from ingredients such as fruits, grains, and legumes.The list we give here focuses on foods and drinks…

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Les Ferdinand: Taking the knee in Support of Black Lives Matter ‘Will not Bring Change’

Les Ferdinand: Taking the knee in Support of Black Lives Matter 'Will not Bring Change'

Queens Park Rangers director of football Les Ferdinand says the impact of taking a knee “has been diluted”. QPR and Coventry City did not carry out the gesture in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before their Championship match on Friday. “The message has been lost. It is now not dissimilar to a fancy hashtag or a nice pin badge,” Ferdinand said in a statement on the club website. “Taking the knee will not bring about change in the game – actions will.” Players, officials and staff at Premier…

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Eerily Empty Taj Mahal After Longest Shutdown

Eerily Empty Taj Mahal After Longest Shutdown

Few people turned up to see the iconic Taj Mahal when it reopened its doors after six months – the longest it has ever been shut. The entrance, which usually has long queues, was largely empty on Monday as officials waited for visitors. New safety measures include a ban on group photos, temperature checks at the entrance and digital tickets. The monument will allow only 5,000 visitors daily as India reports record Covid-19 cases every day. The 17th-Century marble mausoleum was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of…

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Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, has disowned suspected thugs arrested with firearms at Ifon in Ose Local Government. He was scheduled to stop at Ifon as part of his local government campaign tour. The suspected hoodlums were inside a Toyota Sienna bus branded with Jegede’s campaign pictures. Last week, supporters of Jegede and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu clashed at Oba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government. Eight persons were injured and several vehicles destroyed. The Chairman of Jegede Campaign Organization, Gbenga Akinmoyo, alleged in…

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‘No Development Without Peace’: Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna

‘No Development Without Peace’: Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday asked all indigenes of Kaduna to cooperate with the government and security agencies to secure “peace and harmony in the state.” The President made the plea during his speech at the fifth edition of KADINVEST, Kaduna state’s annual economic and investment forum. Buhari’s call for peace comes amid recent efforts to secure the state from incidents of violent crimes. For example, Southern Kaduna has endured ethnic violence this year, prompting the federal government to send Special Forces to the region. Earlier on Monday Governor Nasir…

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