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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has officially denounced his Christian name, Matthew.

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has officially denounced his Christian name, Matthew, and has also sounded a loud warning to Nigerians never to address him by the name or risk the bad side of him.

According to him, he took the decision to denounce the name because Matthew in the Bible was a 'stupid' tax collector.

The former president made the statement on Friday at an event organised by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in commemoration of his 80th birthday celebration in Abuja.

Obasanjo explained that he adopted only Olusegun Okikiola Aremu as his names because they have lots of connotations in the African setting.

He was quoted by Leadership Newspaper saying “When I was born in my part of Nigeria, the system was that after eight days, you must be given a name and for people to know that you were born into a Christian family, you will be given one Hebrew name. “My mother and father decided to name me Matthew but when I grew up, I started asking myself the meaning of Ma…

To Win Wimblendon, Garbine Muguruza Defeats Venus Williams.

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23 year old Garbiñe Muguruza defeated Venus Williams on Saturday grand slam singles to win her first ever Wimbledon ....

She did it in brilliant fashion on Saturday, triumphing at Wimbledon by defeating the five-time champion Venus Williams, 7-5, 6-0.

Muguruza is 14 years younger than Williams and watched the America star play as she grew up

“I grew up watching her play, so it’s incredible to play her in the final,” Muguruza said of Williams as she accepted the Venus Rosewater Dish, which is awarded to the women’s champion.

Muguruza is now the first Spanish woman to win the singles title since Conchita Martínez in 1994....

 Muguruza,will be at No. 5 in the WTA rankings on Monday while Williams will be No. 9...