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Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist ‘Esther Oyema’ Bags 4years Ban for Violating Anti-doping Rules

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Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist ‘Esther Oyema’ Bags 4years Ban for Violating Anti-doping Rules

38-year-old Nigerian para powerlifter and Paralympic gold medalist, Esther Oyema gets 4 year ban for violating the anti-doping rules.

In a statement released on Wednesday May 20, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Oyema will be disqualified from all IPC’s competitions from May 3, 2019 to May 2, 2023.

The ban stemmed from an “adverse analytical finding for a prohibited substance in a urine sample provided on January 28, 2019 after competing at the Lagos International Para Powerlifting Competition in Nigeria last year.”

Oyema who won gold at London 2012 Olympics in the women’s 48kg category, will also be stripped of the gold medal which she won in the women’s 55kg competition in Lagos.

The statement reads in part;

“As a result of her violation, Oyema will be ineligible for competition for four years from 3 May 2019 to 2 May 2023.

“She has also been stripped of the gold medal which she won in the women’s up to 55kg competition in Lagos, together with any points and prizes. Each athlete is strictly liable for the substances found in his or her sample.

“An ADRV occurs whenever a prohibited substance (or its metabolites or markers) is found in his or her bodily specimen, whether or not the athlete intentionally or unintentionally used a prohibited substance or was negligent or otherwise at fault.

“As a signatory of the World Anti-Doping Code (WADC), the IPC remains committed to a doping-free sporting environment at all levels. The IPC, together with the International Federations and the National Paralympic Committees, established the IPC Anti-Doping Code (the Code) to prevent doping in sport for Paralympic athletes, in the spirit of fair play. The Code is in conformity with the general principles of the WADC.”

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#BlackIsKing :Beyoncé Flexes her New Visual Album ‘Already’ (Video)

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Early Friday morning (July 31), fans joyously unwrapped Beyoncé’s visual album Black Is King on Disney+.

Designed to be a re-imagination of the 2019 film The Lion King, Queen Bey looks to recreate the Black experience, mainly for young African American boys and girls on the project.

Studded with an army of talented dancers, actors and famous guest stars, Beyoncé’s passion project is a crystal-clear illumination of the importance of Black pride and excellence.

Beyoncé’s Black Is King is roaring into existence with a little help from a ferocious music video.

After dropping her new visual album Friday morning on Disney+, the icon released an accompanying clip of the project’s tune “Already” featuring Major Lazer and Shatta Wale.

The video sees Beyoncé shifting from stylized indoor locales to sprawling outdoor environments, including a scene where she’s perched in a tree covered in vivid body paint.

“Already” originally appeared on Beyoncé’s 2019 album The Lion King: The Gift, which the singer created with inspiration from Disney’s photorealistic remake — for which Beyoncé also voices a character — of the classic 1994 animated feature.

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In addition to new music, Black Is King also features guest appearances by Lupita Nyong’o, Naomi Campbell, Kelly Rowland, and Jay-Z, and tells a re-imagined version of The Lion King‘s narrative focused on communicating lessons “for today’s young kings and queens” to absorb.

Watching ‘Black Is King’ film, you would learn how Beyoncé Gives Hope to Young Black Kings:

Her words of affirmation: “If you think you are insignificant, you better think again,” “you’re part of something way bigger” and “we are winners” are poignant and vital to Blacks who have been scarred by the claws of racial injustice and prejudice.

She also stated that “Black Is Regal & The Star Power Proves It.” With Beyoncé dictating the tempo, Queen B enlisted a bevy of superstar talent to anchor her visual album.

However, The biggest gem proves to be “Brown Skin Girl” with star cameos led by Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, and Beyoncé’s daughters, Blue Ivy and Rumi.

Beyoncé didn’t hold back in spreading the wealth in terms of locations. The iconic singer travelled to Belgium, West Africa, London, New York and Los Angeles to helm her hour-plus long film.

The singer even shot some vibrant scenes right at home. “It all started in my backyard,” she told GMA. “So from my house to Johannesburg, to Ghana, to London, to Belgium, to the Grand Canyon, it was truly a journey to bring this film to life.”

The film ‘Black Is King’  portrays the Values the Essential Black Community holds. The 90-minute film masterfully exudes the importance of family, female empowerment, self-identity, beauty and more.

The striking re-imagination is noble, as Beyoncé and company attempt to remedy the numerous tragedies endured by Blacks, specifically when it comes to police brutality.

By pouring out uplifting messages throughout the film, BIK is a sincere reminder that no battle can drown the swagger and confidence of Blacks in America.

With songs like “Freedom” and “Formation” at her disposal, Bey valiantly sacked the issues of police brutality and praised the valor of African American women.

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Burna Boy Collaborates with Sam Smith for a New Album ‘My Oasis’ Set to be Released Today

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The British multiple award-winning singer, Sam Smith on Wednesday, July 29, announced he is collaborating with a Burna Boy for a new album named ‘My Oasis’.

He took to instagram and twitter to announce this new collaboration. In his post he said “My Oasis” comes following Smith’s decision back in March to postpone and rename their third studio album.

Originally titled To Die For and slated for a May 1 release, the singer revealed in an Instagram post that the timing and title of the album didn’t “feel right” to them, but promised fans that “I am still going to bring out some new music over the next few months.”

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Sam Smith and Burna Boy’s “My Oasis” will be released today (July 30) at 2:20 pm ET. Everyone have their different opinion on this collaboration.

However, Nigerians reacted positively to the announcement and one fan said Burna Boy being on the track would help revamp Sam Smith’s career.Check out the full teaser below:

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Domak Shelter Ltd. Set to Giveaway N10 Million to the Face of Domak

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Domak Shelter Ltd. Set to Giveaway N10 Million to the Face of Domak

A Leading real estate firm in Nigeria ‘Domak Shelter Ltd.’ is set to giveaway N10 Million to anyone who emerges the winner of the Face of Domak.

Face of Domak is a laudable project. The first of its kind in the history of the real estate industry in Nigeria launched few days ago by Domak Shelter Ltd. It’s actually a unique marketing competition platform and concept, designed to market all products and services of Domak.

 The Nigeria publisher, Author, Entrepreneur and business executive, Lady Vivian Lam, popularly known as Queen Mother was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Face of Domak.

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The project was unveiled at the inauguration and dinner ceremony of Face of Domak 2020, which was held in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Friday 24th July 2020.

 Speaking with the press, the new CEO of Face of Domak, Lady Vivian Lam expressed gratitude to God Almighty and her amiable Boss, Amb. Kingsley Azonobi- the MD/CEO of Domak Shelter Ltd. over her new appointment. She pledged her utmost commitment and assured him greater results from the project.

Enerst Anyanwu a.k.a. Washington DC, Vivian Lam and the CEO Domak Group- Amb. Kingsley Azonobi

She further stated that the aim of launching the Face of Domak project is to solely market and promote Domak products and services, ranging from lands, real estate development, construction services, and all kinds of structural management.

 “However, with the new marketing concept and approach, Domak Shelter Limited is sure to have a new market boom”, she concluded.

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According to Vivian, the Face of Domak contest will feature 50 marketers/ Contestants who will battle within 2 months for the Star Prize of 10million naira, a brand-new car, a trip to Dubai, 1 year wardrobe allowance, and an Ambassador of Domak.

However, the role and responsibilities of Vivian Lam would also major on defining a lead path, through innovative initiative to ensure that the long- and short-term development goals of Domak Shelter Limited is achieved, thereby ensuring awareness of a competitive landscape, explicate opportunities and an expanded exposition of creativity.

Stay tuned….

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