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Young Woman Speaks Out Over Lack of Basic Amenities in her Village in Adamawa State
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Young Woman Speaks Out Over Lack of Basic Amenities in her Village in Adamawa State

A Nigerian lady, Dorcas Solomon has lamented over lack of basic amenities such as drinking water and clinic in her village, Kulda, Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa state. According to Dorcas, residents have to go to another community, Garkida, for medical treatment. "This is my village called kulda just about an hour plus distance from Garkida. I left there last two days after the Christmas celebration. My village needs good drinking water. They are suffering during dry season, no clinic at all. They have to visit Garkida too. Please who is in best position in helping such small villages please...my people need help I wish I can carry the burden alone. MORE DETAILS PLS.. It's under Hong local govt. Kulda village Location zah ward Constituency Adamawa central." she wrote on ...
Mamman Daura is needlessly misunderstood by many – Buhari
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Mamman Daura is needlessly misunderstood by many – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that his nephew, Mamman Daura is needlessly misunderstood by many.   In a statement released by Presidential aide Garba Shehu in celebration of Daura's 81st birthday, Buhari described Daura as one of Nigeria’s worthiest gentleman, dedicated public servant and a consummate administrator.   Buhari further averred that “it is impossible to sit down with Daura without gaining from his vast experience, knowledge, and wisdom,” noting that his “unappreciated virtues are his humility, compassion, and zeal to provide mentoring to many who are privileged to be with him or close to him.”   The statement reads in full;   STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI SALUTES MAMMAN DAURA AT 81, SAYS HE’S AMONG OUR WORTHIEST...
Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash
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Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash

Zimbabwean socialite and businessman, Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure died in the early hours of Sunday November 8, following a fatal accident he was involved in along Borrowdale Road in Harare, the country's capital city. Ginimbi was reportedly speeding down Borrowdale Road when he got involved in a head-on collision with an oncoming Honda Fit. He was thrown out of his Rolls Royce Rave after the high-speed crash before the super vehicle burst into flames which engulfed the other passengers. 3 other passengers who were with Kadungure died on the spot and are yet to be identified but reports say popular fitness bunny and socialite Mimie Moana is one of the deceased. Ginimbi died hours after sharing a video of him heading out for celebration of Moana’s birthday at Dreams Nightclub in his Rolls ...
Ronald Bell of Kool and the Gang dies at 68
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Ronald Bell of Kool and the Gang dies at 68

Ronald Bell - a co-founder of Kool and the Gang, the heavyweight funk group behind hits like Celebration, Jungle Boogie, and Ladies Night, died Wednesday. He was 68-years-old. The performer died at his home in the US Virgin Islands, the group's publicist Angelo Ellerbee told AFP, without specifying a cause of death. Bell founded Kool and the Gang with his brother Robert and friends Dennis Thomas, Robert Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West in the early 1960s, fusing a foundation of jazz with smatterings of funk, disco, R&B, and pop. The group became a major smash in the 1970s, its brassy funk putting it in a class with Earth, Wind and Fire, the Isley Brothers, and Sly and the Family Stone. Kool and the Gang scored a Grammy in 1978 for their contributions...
Aubameyang Pays Tribute To Boseman With Black Panther Celebration
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Aubameyang Pays Tribute To Boseman With Black Panther Celebration

Aubameyang pays tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman with his iconic Black Panther celebration. Chadwick Boseman who played a major role in Marvel’s “Black Panther” has died at age 43 after a 4-year battle with colon cancer. The world is currently mourning the loss of a hero. Chadwick Aaron Boseman has portrayed several real-life historical figures, such as Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and Thurgood Marshall in Marshall The actor’s family released a statement to the press saying “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman. Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV.” They admitted that it was the honor of his career to bring King...
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma Adopts 9-year-old Singer Whose Video Went Viral
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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma Adopts 9-year-old Singer Whose Video Went Viral

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has announced that he will adopt and sponsor a 9-year-old boy who went viral after a video of him singing Catholic hymns was shared on social media. 9-year-old Joseph Oluomachi Opara hawks coconut and pear on the street. However, in addition to petty trading, Joseph serenades his customers by singing to them as he sells his goods. He was filmed singing and the video went viral as Nigerians appreciated his talent. In celebration of Fathers' Day, Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma announced he will adopt him. He also said he will sponsor his education.   Uzodinma announced this on Twitter, writing: "1/In celebration of #FathersDay, I directed that little 9 year old Master Joseph Oluomachi Opara, the viral Imo State-born singer be c...
Burna Boy and Rema Nominated for 2020 BET Awards (Full List)
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Burna Boy and Rema Nominated for 2020 BET Awards (Full List)

BET announced on Monday the nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary. The awards celebrate the brightest stars across music, television, film, sports, and philanthropy.The nominees announced in the Best International Act Award category are: Burna Boy, Innoss'B, Sho Madjozi, Dave, Stormzy, Ninho, and S.Pri Noir. In the category for Viewer's Choice: Best New International Act are : Rema, Sha Sha, Celeste, Young T & Bugsey, Hatik and Stacy. The 2020 BET Awards will air live on June 28 across ViacomCBS networks, including CBS for the first time. The show, which will be a virtual celebration because of the Coronavirus pandemic, will also air on BET and BET HER. See full list below.   Best Female R&B/Pop ArtistBeyonce ...
Nigerian Lady Reveals why it is Good to Post your Boyfriend’s photo on Social Media after finding out her lover was Cheating
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Nigerian Lady Reveals why it is Good to Post your Boyfriend’s photo on Social Media after finding out her lover was Cheating

A Nigerian lady has revealed why it is good for women to post their boyfriends' photos on social media after finding out that her lover was cheating on her. This came after @adiilolade shared photos from her birthday celebration which her "cheating boyfriend" turned up for. In rejoinder tweets she shared, the Nigerian lady revealed that her boyfriend finally admitted cheating on her with his baby mama after she shared his photos on social media. She further disclosed that he made her look like she is obsessed when he is the one that won't leave her alone. She tweeted; It’s important to post pictures of men than claim to love you!! The truth comes out. How can he finally admit to cheating with his baby mama. Don’t date men with kids How can you make me look like one o...
ACF begs Nigerians to show love at Eid-al-Fitr, despite COVID-19
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ACF begs Nigerians to show love at Eid-al-Fitr, despite COVID-19

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has said that the 2020 Eid-el Fitr celebrations came at the most trying period not only for Muslims but for all Nigerians. The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, added that this year’s Eid-el Fitr was a unique event because it came at a time when the whole world was ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The National Publicity Secretary of the ACF, Mr. Emmanuel Yawe, said on Sunday that the forum celebrates with the Muslim Ummah the end of the Ramadan fasting. The forum said, “The Forum is aware that this year’s Eid-el Fitr is a unique event because it has come at a time when the whole country, indeed the whole world is ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. it is a trying period not only for Nigerian Muslims but for all Nigerians.” The forum prays to...
Muslim Leaders in Kaduna Cancel Congregational Sallah Prayers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
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Muslim Leaders in Kaduna Cancel Congregational Sallah Prayers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Ahead of this Saturday's Eid ul Fitr celebration, Muslim leaders in Kaduna state have agreed to cancel all congregational prayers as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. The clerics met with the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai today May 19 were they notified him of their decision. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Sheik Ahmed Gumi who spoke on behalf of all other clerics, said Muslims in the state are to pray in their homes on Sallah day. According to the cleric, allowing people to the mosque on Saturday will jeopardize all the gains the state government has made in its fight against COVID-19. ''Our Nation is not like Saudi Arabia where we can say maybe just 50 people can come out and pray. Once you allow people to come out, then they ...
The Interesting Story Behind Freedom Park
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The Interesting Story Behind Freedom Park

The internet plays home to various lists written by culture writers and local guides on where to have fun in Lagos. The Freedom Park is a recurring place on these listicles with popular travel media startup, The Culture Trip referring to this park as a ‘multi-functional cultural hub’. All of these descriptions accurately talk about this recreational space, which in recent years, has become a home to the arts and culture in Lagos and Nigeria, at large. Today, the park is home to various interesting festivals that celebrate film and theatre, literature, music, arts, and crafts every year. This includes some of the big shows such as the Lagos Theatre Festival, Felabration, and the Lagos Poetry Festival. However, there’s a very interesting history of this place that isn’t common knowl...
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BBNaija’s Bassey and Wife Nadia Celebrate 6 Months Wedding Anniversary

Big Brother Naija star, Bassey and his wife Nadia have taken to Instagram to pen down romantic messages to each other in celebration of their 6 months wedding anniversary. Bassey who noted that it is an "early anniversary" celebration of a relationship filled with love and laughter, described his wife as his "love song". He wrote; An early anniversary celebration of a RELATIONSHIP of Love and Laughs. I know beyond a doubt, You are my Love Song.? I’ll do this over again with you Omalicha   Nadia on her part disclosed that their marriage has been fun because they've been making moves they talked about, and living out their dreams. She wrote; Happy Anniversary Mr. E ? Being married to you, is so fun! - daily dancing and laughter, growth and progression....
Chioma Rowland holds a small birthday celebration to mark turning 25
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Chioma Rowland holds a small birthday celebration to mark turning 25

Chioma Rowland had a small birthday celebration to celebrate her 25th birthday.   The Chef, who is engaged to singer Davido, celebrated with only a few people due to the lockdown to curb the spread of Coronavirus.     Cake was in abundance at the party, prompting Davido to write: "How we gon eat all this cake?     Below is a video from the celebration.   View this post on Instagram   Chioma celebrates her 25th birthday with #Davido A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Apr 30, 2020 at 3:33pm PDT
Vladimir Putin Delays Victory Day Anniversary Celebration
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Vladimir Putin Delays Victory Day Anniversary Celebration

Vladimir Putin has delayed celebrations for the 75th anniversary of Victory Day due to the coronavirus outbreak, rescheduling a patriotic holiday with major political significance. In remarks on Thursday evening, Putin said that “the risk connected to the epidemic, the peak of which has not passed, are still dangerously high. And that doesn’t give me the right to begin the preparations for the parade and other mass events.” The holiday is usually observed on May 9th with a military parade including soldiers, tanks and intercontinental ballistic missiles. The government has also recently adopted an event called the Immortal Regiment where hundreds of thousands of ordinary Russians march bearing images of relatives who died in the war. Putin did not set a new date for the par...
‘I Have Everything…’ – Ufuoma Mcdermott Writes In Celebration Of Her 10th Wedding Anniversary To Oyibo
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‘I Have Everything…’ – Ufuoma Mcdermott Writes In Celebration Of Her 10th Wedding Anniversary To Oyibo

Today, April 10, Nollywood actress Ufuoma McDermott is celebrating her 10th wedding anniversary with her British husband, Steven McDermott. The excited mum of two who is very happy that their union has come this far shared a post on Instagram to this effect. She shared a video and captioned it, “It’s been 10 years already ??. I have everything and every reason to be thankful. I’ve been blessed. Not because I am worthy but because of his grace. Happy anniversary dear.” Formerly known as Ufuoma Ejenobor, the pretty actress got married on 23 April 2010 to Steven McDermott. She officially changed her name to Ufuoma McDermott on May 23, 2014 at a Lagos high court. Ufuoma and Steven McDermott have two children: son Isio Jared (born 10 October 2012) and daughter Kesiena Alize (bor...
COVID-19: Wike, Uzodinma, state governors told to reverse lockdown relaxation
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COVID-19: Wike, Uzodinma, state governors told to reverse lockdown relaxation

Jimi Agbaje, who was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections in Lagos State has slammed state governors over decision to relax lockdown order for Easter celebration. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State relaxed lockdown order in the state on Thursday in order for the people to observe religious gatherings during the Easter celebration. Likewise, Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma made the same decision in order to allow residents partake in Easter celebration despite increasing cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Agbaje took to his official Twitter page, saying the decision by state governors will be counter productive and reverse gains achieved in the fight against COVID-19. He pleaded with the governors to reverse their de...
Aleesami insists Man Utd, Real Madrid target Haaland humble as f***
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Aleesami insists Man Utd, Real Madrid target Haaland humble as f***

Norway international Haitam Aleesami insists teammate Erling Braud Haaland is not arrogant. The Borussia Dortmund striker has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid recently. PSG mocked the 19-year-old's meditation celebration after knocking Dortmund out of the Champions League, but Aleesami has defended Haaland. "That wasn't the first time. He did it even when he played for Red Bull Salzburg," he told GFFN. "He is a young guy, but he is just a chill guy who loves to play football. One thing is to be calm and he is really calm, he is a young guy with confidence. He is humble as f***, but at the end of the day, he is hungry. "Everything seems to be going perfectly for him, he is banging in goals, but when he's on the pitch, you can see the hunger in his face. So, ...
Femi Gbajabiamila Allegedly Takes 300 Guests to Dubai For Mother’s Birthday on Public Funds
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Femi Gbajabiamila Allegedly Takes 300 Guests to Dubai For Mother’s Birthday on Public Funds

A fresh report has claimed that Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, sponsored 300 guests to Dubai for mother’s Birthday on public funds. According to Sahara Reporters, who made the claim in an exclusive post titled ‘EXCLUSIVE: Speaker Of Nigeria’s House Of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, Takes 300 Guests To Dubai For Mother’s 90th Birthday On Public Funds,’ the speaker is in Dubai already to celebrate his mother’s 90th birthday, one which is said to run till the 10th of March. The report claimed that the cost for hotel accommodation alone per night will amount to $36,600 (N13,176,000), for all the 300 guests. Calculated for the eight nights that guests will be housed at the hotel, the total comes to $292,800 (N105,408,000). They also went on t...
Toyin Lawani Celebrates her 38th Birthday and 20-years of Craftsmanship with Eye-popping Photos
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Toyin Lawani Celebrates her 38th Birthday and 20-years of Craftsmanship with Eye-popping Photos

Today, March 1st, 2020, is a double celebration for Nigerian fashion entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani, who is celebrating her 38th birthday and 20-years of craftsmanship. To mark the day, the mother of two took to Instagram to share several eye-popping photos from her birthday photoshoot, and in some of the images, she was pictured in a sexy two-piece designed by her. According to her, she will be dropping twenty hot looks to celebrate her 20-years of craftsmanship and her birthday. See some of the photos below.
Watch the Seductive Lap Dance Elozonam Gave Diane on her Birthday (Video)
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Watch the Seductive Lap Dance Elozonam Gave Diane on her Birthday (Video)

Diane and Elozonam have done very well keeping their relationship out of the spotlight but this $eductive lap dance he gave her in her birthday changes everything. BBNaija 2019 former housemates and lovebirds, Diane and Elozonam looks like they are waxing strong if these seductive dance moves is anything to go by. The couple were always on and off during the reality show after which they decided to take their time before getting any serious. Diane who claimed she was still a virgin during the show and doesn’t know who she would end up letting it go to, had her 24th birthday celebration on Friday February 28, 2020 and that is where it all went down. With most of the former housemates from BBNaija 2019, Diane who was seated on a chair in the centre of the room got a mind blowin...
Dunamis Pastor, Paul Enenche Reacts to Outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria
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Dunamis Pastor, Paul Enenche Reacts to Outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria

Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, on Saturday, reacted to the entrance of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Enenche declared that Coronavirus has no place in Nigeria and the world in general. Addressing his members during the church’s monthly vigil in Abuja, the clergyman declared that the deadly disease is dead on arrival. According to Enenche, the same way the disease came, so shall it depart. He said: “Coronavirus has no place in this nation, its dead as it came so shall it depart. It shall not stay in this nation or the world, I declare its dead in Jesus name. “I declare by the mantle of God on my life this nation is matching into celebration in the month of march.” This is coming at a time when the Nigerian gove...
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E-Money Gives Out Cars to his Staff on his Birthday

Nigerian businessman, E-Money who got a year older today February 18 gave out cars to his staff in celebration of his birthday. He described his staff as the "people that have been keeping his business going.'' Sharing photos of himself with his staff during the presentation of the cars, E-Money wrote; It’s my birthday!!!! What better way to celebrate than to bless some of the people who have been keeping my business going... Thanks to this amazing staff of the Fivestar group for all that they do, Remember to be diligent in all that you do because your hard work will surely pay off one day..
The North will Destroy Itself if it Doesn’t Change – Emir Sanusi
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The North will Destroy Itself if it Doesn’t Change – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has warned that the northern region of the country will destroy itself if it doesn't change its ways. Speaking at a programme to commemorate the 60th birthday celebration of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, the Kano monarch stated that repeating the same thing and expecting a different result shows that something is wrong. Emir Sanusi who pointed out that the country is moving on, stated that real change can only come in the region if things are done differently. He also averred that a day will come when there will be a constitutional amendment that addresses issues of quota system and federal character, because the rest of the country cannot continue educating their children who will remain unemployed because they come from the wrong...
VGMA Is A Celebration of Music; Charterhouse Should Just Lift The Stonebwoy-Shatta Wale Ban – Trigmatic
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VGMA Is A Celebration of Music; Charterhouse Should Just Lift The Stonebwoy-Shatta Wale Ban – Trigmatic

Ghanaian rapper and song writer Trigmatic has said lifting the ban on Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy will bring some more excitement into this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards as both artistes have huge following. Speaking in an interview with Prince Benjamin, Trigmatic noted that featuring both artistes in the 2020 VGMAs will make a difference. He said: “I think it would bring in some more excitement. I mean they have the numbers, it would help, I think it’ll make that difference. Music is music and it’s a celebration of music, they’ll just lift whatever ban and let them live”. Trigmatic added that: “Even if they don’t come in the categories or anything maybe a performance or something, I think that will be a solid surprise.”
T-Boss Celebrates her Daughter as She Turns 6 Months
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T-Boss Celebrates her Daughter as She Turns 6 Months

T-Boss celebrated her daughter's 6th month on Earth. The former reality star had a mini celebration, that included a cake with the words "Happy half" written on it. Sharing the photos, Tokunbo Idowu wrote: I was sure. Actually I was positive that I wouldn’t be that Mom. But I am. I’m soooo that Extra Mommie & My girl Loves it. She didn’t just smash her cake but she actually fed me some & by feeding me I mean my whole body #HappyHalfBirthday my Beautiful Princess. You are such a Blessing & Shining Light to Us all
Nollywood Actress Faithia Williams is Engaged
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Nollywood Actress Faithia Williams is Engaged

Nollywood actress, Faithia Williams formerly known as Faithia Balogun got a double dose of celebration on her birthday as she got engaged to her man same day. The actress who celebrated her birthday in Istanbul, Turkey said "YES" after her boyfriend got down on one knee and proposed to her.   Here is a video of Faithia flashing her engagement ring below;     Faithia was formerly married to Saidi Balogun but their marriage crashed in 2006. Although they stopped living together in 2006, they were officially divorced in 2014. Their marriage however produced two kids
Vanessa Bryant Announces Gigi and Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Date and it’s Significant
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Vanessa Bryant Announces Gigi and Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Date and it’s Significant

Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram to announce Kobe and Gigi Bryant's memorial date. Vanessa shared a photo of the memorial IV. The "celebration of life" event will hold on 24th of February 2020 (2, 24, 2020), by 10am at the Staples Centre. Vanessa explained the significance of the date chosen. Gigi's jersey number was 2, Kobe's jersey number was 24, and Kobe had spent 20 years as a Laker before he died. "#2, #24 #20 years as a Laker," Vanessa wrote, adding purple and yellow love emojis - the Lakers colours.
Sister of Pregnant Woman who Died after Childbirth in Lagos Speaks to LIB, Denies Reports her Deceased Sister’s Hubby Beat her to Death
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Sister of Pregnant Woman who Died after Childbirth in Lagos Speaks to LIB, Denies Reports her Deceased Sister’s Hubby Beat her to Death

The only sister of Olayemisi Ogunbi, the woman who died while giving birth in Lagos, has debunked rumors that her brother in-law, Lukman Ogunbi, is repsonsible for her sister's death. Mr Lukman has also denied the allegation that he beat his wife to death. In an exclusive interview with LIB, the sister, Dayo, said there was no truth to the false allegations making the rounds on social media that her older sister was murdered by her husband. According to Dayo, her deceased sister and her husband had their marital issues like every couple do but not to the extent of her brother in-law beating his wife. She stated that there was no truth in the rumors that her sister died following the beatings she received from her husband No, that wasn't what led to her passing. If there is any...
Governor Akeredolu Asks for Legalization of Marijuana in Meeting With Buhari
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Governor Akeredolu Asks for Legalization of Marijuana in Meeting With Buhari

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu renewed his campaign for the legalization of marijuana in a meeting with President Buhari yesterday February 4, at the state house in Abuja. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, the Ondo State Governor said he met with President Buhari to officially invite him for the commissioning of a N5 billion Ore flyover and the industrial hub built by his administration. Akeredolu said the Ore flyover which will be commissioned as part of the activities to mark his third year in office on February 24, was built over a federal highway because of the carnage that has taken place there. He said; “As you all know, I’ll be three years in office on the Feb. 24 and activities lined up in celebration of our third year in office include the inauguration of many of t...
Megan The Stallion Sparks Dating Rumour With G-Eazy After Viral Kissing Video
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Megan The Stallion Sparks Dating Rumour With G-Eazy After Viral Kissing Video

  American rappers, Megan The Stallion and G-Eazy who were spotted getting cozy at a pre-Super Bowl celebration on Sunday February 2, have ignited dating rumours after their kissing video went viral on social media. G-Eazy was seen in a video he shared on his Instastory, making out with Megan The Stallion as they cozied up together in bed. The female rapper was also seen wearing same outfit she wore on Super Bowl Sunday, giving the impression of the PDA coming after a night of partying after the big game. Honestly, G- eazy & Meg? This gotta be another publicity stunt. Just like Moneybag Yo & Meg relationship In another video obtained by The Shade Room, Megan was spotted dancing with G-Eazy while he was stationed behind her. The vi...
Ten People Killed at Orthodox Christian Festival in Ethiopia
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Ten People Killed at Orthodox Christian Festival in Ethiopia

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 100 injured when a seating area collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration in Ethiopia. The accident occurred at about 8am on Monday in Gondar where more than a million people gather for the epiphany festivities known as Timkat every year. Two doctors at the University of Gondar Hospital confirmed that 10 people died when the spectator stands collapsed suddenly. Hundreds of people were actually sitting on a tiered wooden structure for hours when it collapsed. “I can tell you up to now we have 10 dead. The number of injured is 100 or even 150,” says one senior doctor at the University of Gondar Hospital. A hospital source said the injured were suffering from fractures and internal bleeding. Samuel Baher...
Nigerian Leadership has Been Managing Poverty – Makinde
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Nigerian Leadership has Been Managing Poverty – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde on Sunday January 12, blamed the country's leadership over the poverty experienced across the nation. The Oyo State Governor who spoke at a church service marking the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Aremo community of Ibadan, pointed out that Nigeria is blessed with different natural resources but the country's leadership is managing poverty. Makinde stated that education remains a top priority of his administration as he urged Nigerians to look beyond the natural resources and focus on intellectual development. He said; “And on the occasion of this celebration, when I came in, as I was listening to what the Archbishop was saying, I picked some certain things from his statement. He said that God has blesse...
EKSUTH Workers to Commence Strike Monday over Sacked Colleagues
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EKSUTH Workers to Commence Strike Monday over Sacked Colleagues

Workers of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) would on Monday (January 12) commence industrial action, if the management fails to reverse the “illegal” sack of their members. About 200 workers of the hospital were last December sacked by the management, but some have been reinstated due to pressure from organised labour. Dropping the hint of industrial action in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, the chairperson, Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), Comrade Omotola Farotimi, said the strike ought to have started today (Friday), but the management of the hospital has been given additional three-day grace to have a rethink over the issue. Farotimi said the management has been given the opportunity to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the labour, which she insisted mus...
Vera Sidika Shows Off her Father for the First Time as he Celebrated his Birthday
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Vera Sidika Shows Off her Father for the First Time as he Celebrated his Birthday

Popular Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika took to Instagram to share a photo of her father for the first time as he celebrated his birthday. The short videos shared via her Instastory gave a glimpse of the birthday celebration and the socialite's father was spotted in one of the clips. Vera Sidika's father who seems to be a Manchester United fan, was surprised with a beautiful cake bearing his favourite team's logo. Sidika wrote; “I’m a daddy’s girl ...Happy Birthday Dad. I love you.  “So its my Dad’s Birthday and this is his favourite team so I hope he likes” This is coming after the Kenyan socialite revealed why she rarely shares photos of her family members on social media. According to Vera Sidika, she is protecting them from pathetic comments.
Sadio Mane Celebrated More Than Curtis Jones After His Screamer Against Everton
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Sadio Mane Celebrated More Than Curtis Jones After His Screamer Against Everton

Sadio Mane's incredible reaction to Curtis Jones' screamer in the Merseyside Derby was one of the standout moments during last night's FA Cup clash. The Liverpool-born midfielder, 18, let rip from distance to beat Jordan Pickford in the Everton goal. And as Anfield erupted into a cauldron of noise, substitute Mane couldn't contain his emotions. The forward was supposed to be resting up after featuring heavily in recent weeks but instead of taking it easy, Mane sprinted down the touchline to celebrate the incredible hit. He genuinely celebrated more than Jones himself, a great example of the incredible bond these Liverpool players share. Twitter user @TerrywardLFC posted the clip on social media shortly after the 18-year-old scored for his boyhood club. Mane wasn't the o...
Kylie Jenner Shares Sexy Photos from Wild Tequila-fueled NYE Celebration
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Kylie Jenner Shares Sexy Photos from Wild Tequila-fueled NYE Celebration

Kylie Jenner had a wild New Year's Eve celebration as she rang in the Year 2020 with her friends at a party. The mother of one took to Instagram to share sexy photos of herself roking a sexy silver sequined dress at the party. In one of the photos, Kylie was pictured holding her boobs to avoid a wardrobe malfunction, as she yelled in celebration to ring in 2020. She captioned the post: 'when the tequila hits u.'   
Fire Razes Storey Building in Warri
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Fire Razes Storey Building in Warri

According to the Nation,fire, on Thursday evening, razed down a storey building along First Marine Gate in Warri, Delta State, destroying properties estimated at millions of naira. The Nation reports that the incident started at about 4:30pm. Although no life was lost, all occupants of the storey building have become homeless due to the inferno. According to residents, an unidentified person had set fire on a refuse dump. Unfortunately, the flames from the burning refuse, extended to a nearby shanty and then the storey building, which was very close to it. Efforts by people in the area to quench the raging inferno which was fueled by the harmattan wind failed. It was gathered that the Delta State Fire Service when contacted claimed that the truck was faulty. “A res...
Christmas Date Controversy: Mike Bamiloye Replies MFM Founder, Pastor Olukoya
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Christmas Date Controversy: Mike Bamiloye Replies MFM Founder, Pastor Olukoya

The General overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry, MFM, Pastor D.K Olukoya has currently been taken up over his stance on the celebration of Christmas by christians across the world. The fire brand man of God who presided over one of the most populous churches in Nigeria does not believe in December 25th as the birthday of Jesus Christ and by so doing, he has no reason to observe the date in his church and its binding on his members. Olukoya gave the disclosure at their Wednesday programme, Holy Manner which also coincided with Christmas day. He said: “if you really study the Bible from Genesis to revelation, there is no word like Christmas. The Bible only recorded that the Sheppards were taking care of their flocks during a very cold season when they sighted the star ...
Photos From Ogun State 2019 Christmas Carol
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Photos From Ogun State 2019 Christmas Carol

As part of the yuletide celebration, the Ogun State Government led by Gov. Dapo Abiodun observed the state 2019 Christmas Carol which took place at June 12 Cultural Centre. The Governor in his statement during the event urged the people of the state to foster the culture of love and communal living during the Yuletide. Also present at the event was former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the President of Christian Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria Baptist Convention, Rev. Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunke, Evang Ebenezer Obey and a host of others. Below are photos from the event
Saraki Shares Powerful Message In Celebration Of World Teachers Day
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Saraki Shares Powerful Message In Celebration Of World Teachers Day

The former Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has taken time out to appreciate teachers on the occasion of World Teachers' Day. In a message on his official twitter handle on Saturday, October 5, Saraki said teachers are the next most important influence in life after the creator and parents. He described teachers as great builders and real mentors, saying they mould great leaders and guide the top professionals. Saraki remembered his French teacher in Kings College, who according to him, truly cared about her students and was so passionate about their success in life. He said she was someone who wanted to do more for her students, not just to impart knowledge. World Teachers' Day is celebrated on October 5 every year. The United Nations had in 1994 declared October 5 of every year as Wo...
Ifeoluwa Olofin Emerges NBA First Female Governor General, Stirs Celebration
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Ifeoluwa Olofin Emerges NBA First Female Governor General, Stirs Celebration

The students of National Broadcast Academy (NBA), journalism department on Friday celebrated the emergence of the first female governor general of the school from the department, Miss Ifeoluwa Olofin 62 years after the establishment of the school amid fanfare. Speaking with ABN TV on Friday, a student of Journalism department of the Academy, Otunba Tajudeen Abbas said the emergence of Ifeoluwa Olofin who is also the governor of Journalism department of the Academy is worth celebrating, saying it is an indication that the school is looking beyond gender. He stated that the emergence of the first female governor general from Journalism department in the school over six decades after establishment is a clear testimony to the democratic values that has been the hallmark of the institutio...
KS1 Alao Malaika celebrates Eid-el-Kabir with T. Pumpy new song
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KS1 Alao Malaika celebrates Eid-el-Kabir with T. Pumpy new song

The management of T. Pumpy Concept, owners of T. Pumpy Estate have felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of this year’s Eid Kabir celebration, urging Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for the nation.   The estate developers gave this via a song on their behalf by Fuji maestro, Alhjai King Sule Alao Malaika, famously known as KS1. The singer in the song also reminded Nigerians about the ongoing connect, buy and win promo. “As you celebrate Eid, don’t forget T. Pumpy is offering customers and marketers of their lands and houses a Honda CrossTour, trip to Dubai, $5000 BTA and life ram.” The T-Pumpy Concept team has decades of providing industry-acclaimed off-site home design and construction. Whether you’re interested in a manufactured home or an innovative modular de...
President Buhari departs Abuja to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir in Daura
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President Buhari departs Abuja to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir in Daura

President Buhari on Friday, August 9th, departed Abuja for his hometown, Daura, Katsina State to observe the Eid-el-Kabir.   The Federal Government had on Tuesday declared August 12 and 13 as public holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.   President Buhari and members of his family annually observe the Eid-El-Kabir break in Daura, Katsina state. The president, alongside members of his entourage, departed the Presidential Villa for Katsina via the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, after observing the Friday prayer at the State House Mosque.   While in Daura, the president is expected to perform the usual religious obligation of slaughtering rams immediately after the Eid-El-Kabir prayer session on Sunday. Buhari...
Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu releases stunning birthday photos as she clocks 56 today
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Nollywood actress, Ngozi Nwosu releases stunning birthday photos as she clocks 56 today

Nollywood veteran actress, Ngozi Nwosu has released stunning new photos of herself in celebration of her 56th birthday, which is today, August 1, 2019. Sharing the stunning photos on Instagram, she wrote: 'Happy Birthday to ME. The most happiest woman on earth. Please say a prayer for yourself today 'cos my wish is for God to alleviate you of whatever it is that thus beset you. I love you all.'   See more photos below.
Nigeria Introduces New Federal Marriage Certificate
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Nigeria Introduces New Federal Marriage Certificate

According to a Premium Times reports, the Nigerian government has introduced a new Federal Marriage Certificate for all types of marriages in the country. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, disclosed this on Wednesday at a stakeholders conference on the conduct of statutory marriage in Abuja. She said existing couples who do not have their certificate issued by the Ministry of Interior are advised to visit the ministry’s website to re-certify their marriage certificates. According to Mrs Ehuriah, not all places of worship are permitted to conduct marriages. She advised Nigerians to ensure that their marriages are conducted in places licensed by the Ministry of Interior. “This is for the marriage to be credible and registered in the National d...