Dated! (23rd – 29th May, 2011)

by Ifreke Inyang

In this series from Y! Magazine, we give you snippets on remarkable events from everyday of the week!

23 May, 2011

A married footballer named on Twitter as having an injunction over an alleged affair with a reality TV star was identified in Parliament as Manchester United’s legend, Ryan Giggs.

24 May, 2011

Youth had lunch with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan at the Ejo Hotel and Suites.

25 May, 2011

Scotty McCreery won the 10th edition of the American Idols Competition.

25 May, 2011

A Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and a Divisional Crime Officer (DCO) were killed by some rampaging soldiers in Badagry, Lagos.

26 May, 2011

British pop star Cheryl Cole was dropped from the judging panel of the US version of The X Factor, according to a US report. Entertainment website TMZ said sources claimed producers were concerned the singer’s Newcastle accent was too strong for US audiences.

26 May, 2011

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure was suspended by the English FA for six months. The Ivory Coast defender tested positive after a game against rivals Manchester United in February. He will be back in action by the start of September as the FA backdated the ban.

27 May, 2011

Toyin, the younger brother of out-going Speaker House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole was charged before an Abeokuta Chief Magistrate Court.

27 May, 2011

World leaders at the G8 summit in France issued a joint call for the embattled Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to step down.

27 May, 2011

Labour leader, Ed Miliband today married long-term partner Justine Thornton. Mr Miliband, who has in the past said he was too busy to get married, said he was the ‘luckiest guy in the world’ after the ceremony today.

29 May, 2011

President Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in today as the President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria for the next four years.

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