Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola presents the emblem of the state government to US tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams during a visit at the government house in Lagos.
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“We were really able to break the mold and win a lot of Grand Slams and a lot of tournaments and not only that, but kind of change the face of tennis,”“We were able to break the mold in a sport that was really dominated by white people … it doesn’t matter what your background is and where you come from. If you have dreams, if you have goals, that’s all that really matters.”Watch the clip after cut...
"I'm a grown woman, I'm not young anymore, so definitely I have someone in my life that I love... that I love to death, I love him, I love him, he makes me happy, he makes me laugh. He's making me blush, but I can't talk about him, that's all I can say".
"I went to the flood victims camp one day and as I walked in, half of the population were watching TV. I tried to attract their attention. Some looked at me and greeted me, but they turned to continue watching the television. When I looked at the television, I saw it was Aki, Paw Paw and Ibu that they were watching. You see, because they were watching Aki, Paw Paw and Ibu, they forgot their pains. For them, these Nollywood actors were helping them to ease their pains. That was why I invited them to go to the different camps as motivational speakers because the victims require a lot of motivation, while they are preparing to go back home.”
|Fabrice Muamba (right) married Shauna Magunda (second right) at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire on Saturday. The couple are here pictured with Robin Van Persie and his wife Bouchra.|
Just seven months after he collapsed on the pitch when his heart stopped during a match, leaving him technically 'dead' for 78 minutes, former Bolton Wanderers star Fabrice Muamba tied the knot with fiancee and mother of his son, Shauna Magunda at the 19th century Peckforton Castle in Cheshire on Saturday.
“For me to go through people’s whole opinions changing of me, having to get personal opinion back and having to gain personal success back … It’s not all the way back,” he explained. “I can’t hate people for making judgment on me or making a decision of liking me or not liking me. All I can do is try to be better as a person, and I’m good with knowing everything isn’t going to always be perfect.”
“I still managed to fight this education system and tell myself that it wasn't for me,” said Drake, who dropped out of high school at 15.“I get why this institution is in place for each and every one of us.”
“What this is about today for all of you is the art of following through. That’s one of the most important life lessons that my uncle every taught me,” said the 26-year-old, whose uncle was in the audience. “I’m so proud of you because there are different ways to follow through, and tonight you followed through with a straight shot and for that, you should give yourself a round of applause.”
“I reached a point in my life where I realized there aren't material things that can give me the excitement that I’m looking for,” he shared. “There’s a void in my life that I need to fill and I need to sit and think long and hard what that was. It was the fact that I had left a gaping hole in my story of following through.”
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