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Four Arrested for Phone Theft at Governor Akeredolu’s Inauguration
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Four Arrested for Phone Theft at Governor Akeredolu’s Inauguration

The Ondo state police command has arrested four men for reportedly stealing phones during last week’s second-term inauguration of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The suspects who committed the offence at the event held at the Dome have been identified as  Ojo Femi, 30, Abiodun Adewale, 45, Kayode Olarewaju, 45 years and Aiwole, 25. They were arrested by men of the Operation Scorpion Squad on the Ilesha-Akure Road while returning to their bases in Oyo, Osun and Kwara states. Police spokesman, Tee-Leo Ikoro said seven phones stolen at the inauguration ceremony were recovered from the suspects who would soon be charged to court.
Youths Beat Pastor to Coma for Refusing to allow Masquerade in Church
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Youths Beat Pastor to Coma for Refusing to allow Masquerade in Church

There was a mild drama in a church in Kogi as youths beat up a clergyman for refusing to allow them to perform their tradition. Angry youths numbering about 20 on Monday night, March 1, beat to coma Pastor Michael Samson, the clergy in charge of United Evangelical Church in Iyano community under Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State. It was gathered that the incident happened at about 11pm on Monday night. According to Kogi In Focus, trouble started when the pastor had during the day denied the youths access to the church with their masquerade while they were performing a ceremony. Angered by the pastor’s resistance, the youths returned at night with weapons, with which they attacked the pastor while he was asleep. They beat the pastor to a coma and he is currently a...
Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara
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Repentant Bandits Surrender Their Arms in Zamfara

Some repentant bandits have surrendered their arms to the Zamfara state government. The state Commissioner of Information, Suleiman Tunau Anka, disclosed this on Twitter. He posted photos of the armed bandits surrendering their weapons at a ceremony that was attended by the state governor Bello Matawale. ''Another bandit commander by name Amadu Karkare and his two lieutenants have just surrendered their weapons and took an oath never to engage in banditry again. May Almighty Allah continues to brings more peace to our dear state ameen'' Anka wrote
2face Idibia Holds Wife, Annie Idibia’s shoes for her as they Left the Headies Award Ceremony
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2face Idibia Holds Wife, Annie Idibia’s shoes for her as they Left the Headies Award Ceremony

2Face and Annie Idibia were a couple to behold at the 14th edition of the Headies award ceremony which held in Lagos on Sunday night, February 21. A cute video of 2face holding Annie's silhouette as they left the award show was posted online by Annie,  leaving many of her followers asking God when someone's son would also hold their shows after an event. Lol. Watch the cute video below
Laycon’s shoe to the Headies becomes a Topic of Conversation on Twitter
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Laycon’s shoe to the Headies becomes a Topic of Conversation on Twitter

The footwear Laycon wore to the Headies is being diecussed on Twitter by viewers. The winner of the last Big Brother Naija show performed at the award ceremony and viewers say he gave a wonderful performance. However, his performance isn't what was discussed on Twitter after the show. The size of his shoe became the topic of conversation. See some reactions below.
Blaqbonez Reacts After he was Captured Playing iMessage Games at the Headies
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Blaqbonez Reacts After he was Captured Playing iMessage Games at the Headies

The 14th Headies award took place Sunday night, Feb 21, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos and while stars came out dressed to the nines for the occassion, one particular celebrity didn't seem too keen on the ceremony. As the award was underway, rapper Blaqbonez was pictured playing iMessage games on his phone. The photo was shared to Twitter and immediately got lots of retweets. Reacting, Blaqbonez said: "As i no win award wetin you want make i do?"
Bauchi State Governor’s Daughter Becomes a Doctor
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Bauchi State Governor’s Daughter Becomes a Doctor

Dr. Hauwa Mohammed, the daughter of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, was among foreign trained medical graduates sworn into the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The ceremony was attended by the Governor, his wife, Dr Hajiya Aisha Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, other family members and friends.
14th Headies Award: All you Need to Know About Davido, Fireboy, Burna Boy, other Nominations
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14th Headies Award: All you Need to Know About Davido, Fireboy, Burna Boy, other Nominations

  The 14th edition of the Headies, a Nigerian music awards show held to recognize outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry, will take place Sunday night. The ceremony was supposed to take place last December, but due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) it will be held tonight. The venue is at the La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ibeju-Lekki, from 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Popular comedian, Bovi and TV personality and actress, Nancy Isime, will host the event via Headies’s official website. The nominees were announced last December, with Fireboy DML leading with 9 nominations. Davido and Wurld followed with 7 nominations each, while Burna boy the reigning Artiste of the Year secured 6 nominations. Some of the top nominations below: Artiste of the year: ...
Bandits Abduct Kaduna Iman on his Way to a Wedding in Niger State
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Bandits Abduct Kaduna Iman on his Way to a Wedding in Niger State

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the Chief Imam of Rigachikun Mosque, Kaduna, Sheikh Mohammed Saminu Adam, on his way to attend a wedding ceremony in Niger State.x According to Daily Trust, the Islamic scholar and other travellers were abducted on Thursday evening, February 18,  along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway. It was gathered that the Imam was travelling in a commercial vehicle with other travellers when their vehicle came under attack. The secretary to the Council of Imams and Ulamas, Kaduna State branch, Ustaz Yusuf Al’rigassiyu, who confirmed the incident said the council was informed about the abduction. "Yes, we heard about it because he was our member and we are told that they bandits abducted him along Birnin Gwari area,” he said. A resident of Rigach...
Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Weds His Sex Doll In Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Kazakhstan Bodybuilder Weds His Sex Doll In Groundbreaking Ceremony

Yuri Tolochko, from Kazakhstan, popped the question to Margo in December 2019. The wedding was earlier delayed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and an attack on Yuri A bodybuilder has finally married his sex doll after delaying the ceremony for months. Yuri Tolochko, from Kazakhstan, has been living with Margo for a year and a half and says he popped the question back in December 2019. He first met her at a night club, and the pair were due to get married in March this year before the coronavirus pandemic threw the world into turmoil. Yuri earlier told the Daily Star that the ceremony was delayed a second time after he was attacked during a transgender rally in the Kazakh city of Almaty on October 31. However, the pair have finally tied the knot at a ceremony atte...
Conjoined twins discharged from hospital after successful separation
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Conjoined twins discharged from hospital after successful separation

A pair of formerly conjoined twins were discharged from HCMC Children's Hospital in Vietnam on Wednesday morning, 7 October, 85 days after their separation.   16 months old Hoang Truc Nhi and Hoang Dieu Nhi were decked in matching pink alongside their parents during the farewell ceremony held in the hospital.     Truc Nhi and Dieu Nhi’s recovery was "near perfect," said Truong Quang Dinh, hospital director. Their digestive and urinal functions are normal and stable, with the girls developing just like any other child their age, both physically and mentally.   However, they would require further surgery until age 18 for their bodies to fully develop, he said.   Nguyen Tan Binh, director of the HCMC Department of Health, said their sepa...
Israel Signs Peace Treaties With Arab States At White House Ceremony
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Israel Signs Peace Treaties With Arab States At White House Ceremony

On Tuesday, Israel signed historic agreements with two Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Prior to the ceremony, which U.S. President Donald Trump presided over, the American leader offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “special token of affection,” which consisted of a “key to the White House and a key to our hearts.” Trump referred to Netanyahu as an “amazing leader.” “You have the key to the hearts of the people of Israel,” responded Netanyahu, “because of all of the things you have done for the Jewish state.” Prior to the signing, Trump referred to “at least five or six additional countries” that “want to see peace [with Israel], they’re tired of fighting.” Trump was likely referring to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Sudan and Morocco. There’s going to...
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Bieber get Baptised Together in Front of their Friends and Family
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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Bieber get Baptised Together in Front of their Friends and Family

Justin Bieber has shared intimate photos showing him being baptised with his wife, Hailey Baldwin Bieber. The 26-year-old singer shared a series of photos to his Instagram account on Aug. 5, showing him and his 23-year-old wife in a pool while holding on to their pastor’s hand. It’s unclear when the ceremony took place, but the two have been legally married since Sept. 13, 2018, with a formal wedding coming just over a year later on Sept. 30, 2019. Bieber captioned the photos: "The moment @haileybieber my wife and I got baptized together! This was one of most special moments of my life. Confessing our love and trust into Jesus publicly with our friends and family." For the ceremony, Hailey wore a two-piece orange coloured bikini while Justin Bieber wore only shorts. ...
Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez marries LA Lakers great Byron Scott in live-streamed ceremony
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Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez marries LA Lakers great Byron Scott in live-streamed ceremony

Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez and former Los Angeles Lakers guard, Byron Scott, have tied the knot. The 47-year-old reality star and 59-year-old ex NBA player and coach got married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony which was livestreamed for friends and family to watch from their homes due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   For her big day, CeCe wore a mermaid-style white gown by Netta BenShabu, while her husband Scot looked dapper in a black suit and matching bowtie. The bride and groom also wore masks during the ceremony. Gutierrez and Scott's intended wedding date was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the couple decided not to wait any longer. See more photos below.   
Nigerian Couple Welcomes a Set of Twins Three Weeks Apart
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Nigerian Couple Welcomes a Set of Twins Three Weeks Apart

A Nigerian couple has welcomed a set of twins three weeks apart. According to the husband, David Bankole, he and his wife got married in 2003 and waited for sixteen years before welcoming their first child, a girl, in February 2019. He said his wife quickly conceived afterward and on June 19, 2020, she gave birth to their second baby. They even had a naming ceremony for the new baby. He said it was after the naming ceremony that his wife started to complain she was having some movement in her stomach. They went to the hospital and it was discovered she had another baby in her. To the glory of God, this union is almost 18 years now. After we got wedded in 2003, we waited for sixteen good years before God answered us and gave us our first daughter in February 2019. We were overjoye...
Regina Daniels Shares more Beautiful Photos From her Maternity Shoot
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Regina Daniels Shares more Beautiful Photos From her Maternity Shoot

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, who recently became a mother after welcoming her first child, Munir with her billionaire husband Ned Nwoko, has shared more beautiful photos from her maternity shoot. In the photos, the proud mother was pictured cradling her baby bump in some of the snaps while posing in a stylish bedazzled bra made with a cape and matching underwear.  The actress also accessorized her stunning look with several sparkling jewelries. Regina and her husband held the naming ceremony for their son over the weekend. See more photos below. 
Rio Ferdinand and Kate Announce they are Expecting First Child
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Rio Ferdinand and Kate Announce they are Expecting First Child

Retired footballer, Rio Ferdinand and his wife Kate have announced they are expecting their first together. The former TOWIE star, 29, and ex-Manchester United defender, 41, revealed the news on social media on Thursday evening. Kate shared a sweet family video via Instagram and then wrote: "The crazy house is about to get a little bit crazier.. every time I watch this it makes me cry, the best reaction Baby Ferdy we are all so excited to meet you." In the video, the blonde beauty and Rio could be seen with his children - - Lorenz, 13, Tate, 11, and Tia, nine going through baby pictures before she announced: "I am pregnant!" to her excited stepchildren who all started cheering and jumping about. The reality star then cradled her growing baby bump and added: 'Have you not no...
Actress Raven-Symoné Marries her Girlfriend Miranda Maday at her California Home
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Actress Raven-Symoné Marries her Girlfriend Miranda Maday at her California Home

American actress and singer, Raven-Symoné ,34, is now a married woman. The "That's So Raven" star took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that she's tied the knot with her partner. She wrote: 'I got married to a woman who understands me from trigger to joy, from breakfast to midnight snack, from stage to home. 'I love you Mrs. Pearman-Maday! Let's tear this world a new a**hole!!' In a photo she shared, the newlyweds were pictured are all smiles as they excitedly hug each other. Raven also shared a photo of the California home where the ceremony took place, writing: "Thank you to all those who helped and for those who understand why it was small during this time." See more photos below. 
Kobe Bryant to be honoured with post-humous Emmy Governors Award for his philanthropy
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Kobe Bryant to be honoured with post-humous Emmy Governors Award for his philanthropy

Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, is set to be honoured with a posthumous Emmy award for his work in ‘philanthropy, community building and inspiration.' 41 year old Kobe, alongside his daughter Gianna and 7 others were killed during a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California in January . The basketball star will be awarded the 72nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Governors Award which will take place  in July. Kobe won five championships over his 20-year career and started helping others once he retired, becoming an ambassador for women’s basketball, a mentor and advocate for local youth. He also helped raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in LA. Kobe Bryant  was nominated by Spectrum SportsNet for his legacy of community building and inspiration which went far beyond his ...
Spanish Porn Star, Nacho Vidal is Investigated for Manslaughter
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Spanish Porn Star, Nacho Vidal is Investigated for Manslaughter

A Spanish porn star is being investigated for manslaughter after a fashion photographer died after inhaling psychedelic toad vapour during a shamanic ceremony in his house. 46-year-old Nacho Vidal was named as a suspect after fashion photographer Jose Luis Abad died from inhaling fumes from a Colorado River toad near Valencia back in July 2019. Vidal, who has starred in more than 600 adult films, was arrested on Thursday after Mr Abad died at his home in the Valencian town of Enguera. Mr Abad is believed to have been engaging in a mystic ritual when he inhaled vapour from the psychedelic toad. He was arrested with another man and a woman on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and violating public health laws. “Officers began the investigation after the death of a person duri...
Nigeria Customs Service Boss, Hameed Ali Marries a new Wife
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Nigeria Customs Service Boss, Hameed Ali Marries a new Wife

Colonel Hameed Ali (retd), the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service on Saturday May 30, married a new wife. The NCS comptroller who served as the military administrator of Kaduna State from 1996 to 1998, took a new wife nearly two years after his first wife Hajiya Hadiza Jummai Ali died in Abuja on October 29, 2018. The low-key wedding ceremony took place in Kano State and here are photos below;
Faith Evans Arrested for Domestic Violence after Attackinh her Husband
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Faith Evans Arrested for Domestic Violence after Attackinh her Husband

American singer, Faith Evans was reportedly arrested for domestic violence after she allegedly attacked her husband, Stevie J, during a heated argument last week. According to TMZ, Police were called to the couple's Los Angeles home around 1 am after an argument allegedly turned violent between the both of them. The gossip site reported that law enforcement 'noticed visible marks and scratches on Stevie's face' and Faith was 'arrested, booked, and then posted bond.' If the arrest report is true, it would be Evans' first violent felony after arrests for cocaine/marijuana possession in 2004 and drunk driving in 2010. Evans and Stevie J, who both became friends after working closely in the ’90s under Bad Boy Records, got married in a secret ceremony in July 2018.
Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying
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Regina Daniels Pregnant – See What Nigerians are Saying

Nollywood actress and billionaire wife, Regina Daniels is pregnant and Nigerians have been talking about her since the news broke yesterday on social media. Yesterday, her husband Ned Nwoko had taken to Instagram to announce that they are expecting their 1st baby together. He wrote: It is now official. I am excited to announce that my baby is having a baby ❤️ @regina.daniels Reacting to the news, most Nigerians on Twitter congratulated the couple and many emphasized on how money plays a vital role in having a blissful relationship, considering the age difference between the couple. “Wow, so Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko are having a baby. In this life, hustle and make money, my brother hustle!!” a social media user wrote A user even wrote that whoever is hati...
Twitter Users Shame Woman after she Shared Photos from her Graduation
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Twitter Users Shame Woman after she Shared Photos from her Graduation

A woman's graduation photos have earned her criticisms from Twitter users. The Twitter user who just graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing shared photos and a video from her graduation ceremony.     However, Twitter users were not impressed and they shamed her for her choice of graduation outfit.   The woman, who says she's from Liberia, was slammed for wearing a skimpy dress that exposed more than it covered.     However, some congratulated her and wished her the best.   Below are a few reactions.  
Liverpool may not get Premier League trophy presentation after winning title – Masters
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Liverpool may not get Premier League trophy presentation after winning title – Masters

Liverpool could be in danger of not having a trophy presentation should they clinch the Premier League title following the planned resumption of play this season, league chief executive Richard Masters said. . According to Masters, the Premier League will assess the social distancing and safety aspects of organising a presentation before giving the runaway leaders the green light for players to take part in the traditional end-of-season medal ceremony, if they confirm the club’s first league title since 1990. . English football’s top flight has been suspended since March 13 due to the coronavirus crisis, and although players will return to contact-free training on Tuesday, no date has been set for Premier League fixtures to resume. June 12 remains the favoured date for fixtures to star...
Sarah Jessica Parker Celebrates 23-year Wedding Anniversary with Husband Matthew Broderick
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Sarah Jessica Parker Celebrates 23-year Wedding Anniversary with Husband Matthew Broderick

American actress, Sarah Jessica Parker and her husband Matthew Broderick are celebrating their 23-year wedding anniversary. The 'Sex and the City' actress, 55, took to Instagram to share an old photo of them to honour their marriage. She wrote: May 19th, 2020 - 23 years. We've come a long way baby. X, SJ Parker and Broderick, who have three children James, 17, and 10-year-old twins Marion and Tabitha, got married in 1997 in a ceremony in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.  The wedding was officiated by Broderick’s sister, Janet Broderick Kraft.
More Nigerian Special Forces Bet for Battle
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More Nigerian Special Forces Bet for Battle

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated another batch of Special Forces (SF) and Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) personnel, all ready for operations. The graduation ceremony was held at the Regiment Training Centre (RTC) Annex in Bauchi comprised 94 trainees of the SF Course 6/2020 and 32 trainees of CSAR Course 2/2020. NAF spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, in a statement on Saturday, said the latest SF Course is the eighth set to be trained by the NAF as Special Forces in the last five years. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, noted that the SF and CSAR personnel passed out at a time Nigeria was in dire need of their skills. He urged that they imbibe the attributes of honesty, courage, perseverance, adaptability and...
We are having a boy’ – BBNaija’s Mike Edwards and wife Perri Shakes-Drayton reveal the sex of their unborn baby
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We are having a boy’ – BBNaija’s Mike Edwards and wife Perri Shakes-Drayton reveal the sex of their unborn baby

Big Brother Naija 2019 first runner up, Mike Edwards and his lovely wife, Perri Shakes-Drayton, who are both expecting their first child together, have revealed the sex of the unborn baby. The couple took to their Youtube page to share a video from the gender reveal ceremony they had at their home In the video, the soon-to-be mother of one was filmed handing her a piece of paper to her husband, who then confirmed that they are having a baby boy. In celebration, the couple let out blue confetti and popped a bottle of champagne with friends that witnessed the gender reveal via virtual video call. The couple got married in London in June, 2019. Watch the gender reveal video below.
TF? Couple marry naked in front of 40 naked guests and a naked officiator
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TF? Couple marry naked in front of 40 naked guests and a naked officiator

A couple married naked in front of 40 naked guests and a naked officiator. Nigel Seymour, 59, and his now-wife Rachel, 30, met on a nudist holiday three years ago. The couple enjoyed a whirlwind romance before getting engaged after just six months. Nigel, a car restorer, proposed to Rachel in front of 400 naked strangers while on a trip. The holiday was organised by British Naturism – a society for people who prefer living naked. Rachel, a care assistant, and her husband Nigel, decided they would be married while naked, surrounded by their closest friends and family. Rachel said: “Our naked wedding made perfect sense, as it meant I didn’t have to spend £1,000 on a wedding dress. “Getting married in the buff with your friends and family is still just as magical ...
Banky W Celebrates Wife Adesua on the Third Anniversary of their Introduction
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Banky W Celebrates Wife Adesua on the Third Anniversary of their Introduction

Banky W is marking the third anniversary of his and Adesua Etomi's introduction ceremony  by reminiscing on their marriage. He shared a photo taken on their introduction day and wrote: The strength of a building is in its foundation. Many new homeowners are focused on the surface things.. the design, paint, finishing and accessories... the things you can see. But the part you can't see is actually the most important of all. The structural integrity of a home requires a foundation that is built to last. If you get the foundation right, everything else can be worked on over time. You can fix cracks in the walls. You can put on a new coat of paint. You can refurbish, redecorate, and renovate. But you need to get the foundation right if you want any chance of standing the test of tim...
Donald Trump Reacts to the Reappearance of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un
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Donald Trump Reacts to the Reappearance of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

US President, Donald Trump has reacted to the reappearance of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. Trump retweeted North Korean state media photos of Kim attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory and wrote: "I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well!" Trump wrote. I, for one, am glad to see he is back, and well! https://t.co/mIWVeRMnOJ — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 2, 2020   This was Kim's first public appearance in about three weeks after intense speculation over his health when he failed to attend his late grandfather's birthday celebration on 15 April. At that time, there were reports that he underwent a life-saving heart surgery, which either wasn't done rapidly enough, or it was botched completely by the surge...
Kim Jong-Un Reportedly Makes First Public Appearance in 20 Days Amid Death Rumors
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Kim Jong-Un Reportedly Makes First Public Appearance in 20 Days Amid Death Rumors

According to reports emanating from South Korea, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours that he could be dead. The 36 year old North Korean dictator, reportedly attended a project completion ceremony at a fertiliser factory in Sunchon, a city in South Pyongan Province, North Korea according to Yonhap, a South Korean paper.. The reports of Kim attending the ceremony originated from North Korean state media and haven't been verified by Western intelligence agencies or media agencies as North Korea only propagates information that favors the State. According to Yonhap, Kim Jong-Un's sister - Kim Yo Jong, also attended but no pictures of the visit have been released. Even though such ceremonies in the past involved photog...
Why Top Officials Were Denied Access To Villa After Kyari’s Burial – Presidency Explains
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Why Top Officials Were Denied Access To Villa After Kyari’s Burial – Presidency Explains

The Presidency on Sunday explained that the decision by security officials to bar attendees of the burial ceremony of the late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, from entering the State House was standard protocol. This explanation was given following reports that senior State House officials were denied access into the Presidential Villa, Abuja after attending the burial ceremony, which included prayers on the corpse of Kyari at the Defense Guest House in Maitama and and interment at Gudu Cemetery. An online medium, Sahara Reporters, had claimed that key aids to President Muhammadu Buhari, who attended the burial of the late Chief of Staff, incurred the President’s displeasure for allegedly violating Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) regulations, especially social dista...
Lockdown: Couple hold online wedding Ceremony Attended by Their Family Members in Different Parts of the World
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Lockdown: Couple hold online wedding Ceremony Attended by Their Family Members in Different Parts of the World

Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, a couple decided to have an online wedding to give their family members the opportunity to ''attend'' their wedding. Twitter user @KiyaniBba, who is the younger sister of the groom, shared the story online. She wrote ''Today was my big bro's wedding. Because of the virus, only the bride, groom and their witnesses were allowed in the room. As the official CTO of my family, I suggested that we set up a Zoom so that our relatives and friends could join us. I present you the first Zoom Wedding. We had more than 45 people from France, CIV, Netherlands, SA, Calgary, etc. I muted everyone during the ceremony and recorded everything using zoom. People cried during the vows, at the end I unmuted them and all at the same time they applauded and congratul...
COVID-19: Japanese University Conducts Graduation Ceremony Using Remote Robots
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COVID-19: Japanese University Conducts Graduation Ceremony Using Remote Robots

While the whole world is struggling not only to fight the novel coronavirus but also to figure out a way to carry on with their day-to-day life, some countries seem to be one or two steps ahead of us. While South Korea showed a brilliant effort to keep people who were exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases at home by sending them amazing comfort packages full of essentials, Japan enters the competition of who’s done it better by solving the problem of how to make public events such as graduation risk-free. BTT University in Japan has found a genius way to conduct a graduation ceremony without having the students physically attend it. The genius way is that they just resolved to using robots to represent the students. The graduation ceremony was held on March 28th at Hote...
Umahi signs COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases Emergency Prevention Bill into law
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Umahi signs COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases Emergency Prevention Bill into law

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi on Thursday in Abakaliki signed the Ebonyi State Infectious Diseases (Emergency Prevention) Regulations, 2020 Bill into law. In a speech at the brief ceremony, Umahi said that the law would help to strengthen the government’s resolve in the fight against coronavirus and other infections ravaging the state. He said that his administration had continued to issue a number of directives, orders and guidelines that would help to ensure the safety and security of the citizens against the diseases. “There was an outbreak of coronavirus in China in late 2019 and the World Health Organization (WH0) has designated it as ‘COVID-19’ and declared it a global pandemic, spreading rapidly all over the world with devastating effects. “Several COVID-19 cases have been r...
Mide Martins, Salami Rotimi, Dimeji Lateef, Others Storm Kayode Adebayo’s Wedding
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Mide Martins, Salami Rotimi, Dimeji Lateef, Others Storm Kayode Adebayo’s Wedding

Over the weekend, Nollywood actors stormed the wedding ceremony of their colleague Kayode Adebayo. Kayode and his fiance, Oluwafunmilayo knot the tie. Furthermore, the wedding happened at Bambo Hall, Ogundipe Road Omole phase 1 Ikeja, Lagos. Celebrities like Mide Martins, Yomi Fabiyi, Lateef Adedimeji , Salami Rotimi, Tayo Sobola came out to support the couple. Also, Faithia Balogun, Foluke Daramola, Adeniyi Johnson, Jigan Oba, Jaiye Kuti, Odulande Adekola celebrated the couples on their pages.
Coronavirus Outbreak is Delaying the Completion of Lagos-Ibadan Rail – Amaechi
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Coronavirus Outbreak is Delaying the Completion of Lagos-Ibadan Rail – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan rail ishas been put on hold due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The Minister revealed this in a live television programme on African Independent Television on Thursday March 5. Amaechi said the employees of the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation who are handling the contract, are stuck in China on the orders of the Chinese government who have tightened restrictions on movement. He said; “If not for coronavirus we would have finished the Lagos-Ibadan rail, although the project is nearly completed. The CCECC workers are still in China.” On the Transportation University in Daura, Amaechi revealed that there was no design on ground before the groundbreaking ceremony...
Katy Perry is Expecting her First Child With Fiance Orlando Bloom- Pregnancy
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Katy Perry is Expecting her First Child With Fiance Orlando Bloom- Pregnancy

Katy Perry is pregnant with her first child. The singer revealed this on Wednesday, March 4, in the music video for her new song "Never Worn White". This will be Katy's first child though her fiance Orlando Bloom, 43, with whom she's expecting the child, is already a father to 9-year-old son Flynn, whom he shares with ex-wife Miranda Kerr. Katy's new song is all about her fears of commitment, while at the same time singing about how ready she is for a life of happiness with another person. During an Instagram Live after the music video premiered on YouTube, Perry confirmed her pregnancy, saying it is "probably the longest secret" she has "ever had to keep." "I’m late," Katy Perry said after promising she’d be on Instagram Live after the video dropped. "But you already kn...
Kano Government Cannot ban Street Begging, they are just Trying to Appease heir Masters Abroad – Council of Ulamas Slam Governor Ganduje
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Kano Government Cannot ban Street Begging, they are just Trying to Appease heir Masters Abroad – Council of Ulamas Slam Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has suffered a huge knock from the Council of Ulamas, following his decision to ban street begging in Kano State. Ibrahim Khalil, who is the Chairman of the Council considered to be "guardians, transmitters and interpreters of religious knowledge in Islam, including Islamic doctrine and law”, told newsmen on Wednesday February 26 that the Kano Government is ''not serious about the ban and are only trying to appease their masters abroad.'' Khalil stated that before street begging can be banned, the necessary steps towards curtailing the practice needs to be put in place. He said; “Our opinion is on three to five issues, firstly, if we view the history of banning street begging since the time of Sir Ahmadu Bello, when they were making efforts to ban...
Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists
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Magu Never Said Coronavirus is Caused by Corruption- EFCC Insists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, is still insisting that its acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, never said that Coronavirus otherwise known as Covid19 is caused by corruption. Magu trended last week after a video of him making the said comment at the commission's passing out ceremony in Kaduna, surfaced online. In the video, Magu could be heard saying “Corruption is the biggest strategy to human kind. Your Excellency, corruption is worse than all the diseases now running about. And I strongly believe, Your Excellency, that even the coronavirus is caused by corruption.” The commission initially denied the allegation. Today, the commission has issued a statement insisting that Magu never said Coronavirus was caused by corruption. In the statement titled, ‘Covid 19...
Photos From Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s Nephew, Laolu’s Wedding
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Photos From Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s Nephew, Laolu’s Wedding

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's nephew, Laolu Osinbajo tied the nuptial knots with his heartthrob Sekemi Braithwaite on Saturday February 22. The couple already held their traditional wedding on Thursday, February 20. Their white wedding ceremony was attended by their friends, family and loved ones including the Vice President. Laolu's cousin, Kiki Osinbajo who shared a photo from the wedding ceremony wrote; Gained a sister today! So happy for you @laoluosinbajo she is everything you ever said You wanted in a wife. Although im going to miss you at home, stressing me out!!!!!! Love you both & God bless your home
NOC Charges States, Fitness Clubs on Skills Update
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NOC Charges States, Fitness Clubs on Skills Update

The Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC in collaboration with Sports For All Commission, have commanded the states and fitness clubs that participated in the two -day programme to update their skills. Banji Oladapo, NOC Secretary General made this statement yesterday at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Solidarity/NOC Sports For All Aerobics fitness, which took place at the Duban International Hotel, Ogba. Oladapo, said the course which was the first of its kind in Nigeria was a follow up to the Sports For All Forum for Directors of Sports Council and other fitness clubs. He pointed out that one of the objectives of the forum was to enable the participants to maintain strong affiliation with their various States Council’s and fitness clubs in order to promote fitness acti...
First Photos and Video from BBNaija’s Nina’s Introduction Ceremony
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First Photos and Video from BBNaija’s Nina’s Introduction Ceremony

The introduction ceremony of Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Nina and her fiance was held today in Imo State. Recall that on January 1, the reality show star took to Twitter to announce that she found true love and a lifetime of hapiness she never thought was possible within a short time. Nina's sister, Maureen confirmed her wedding introduction by sharing a photo which came with the caption; Congratulations to my lovely sister   Here are photos from Nina's wedding introduction below;    
Two women Make History as the First Same-sex Couple to get Married in Northern Ireland
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Two women Make History as the First Same-sex Couple to get Married in Northern Ireland

Two women have made history as the first same-sex couple to get married in Northern Ireland. The couple, Robyn Peoples, 26, and Sharni Edwards, 27, got married at a ceremony in a hotel in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, on Tuesday afternoon. Their marriage came days after it was announced that same-sex marriage is now legal after an October 2019 Westminster bill changed the law. According to the Guardian, the couple had booked a civil partnership ceremony at the Loughshore hotel months before the legislation was passed last summer. After a go ahead was given for the first marriages to take place in Northern Ireland this week, they changed their ceremony to a wedding. Edwards said: “it means the absolute world” to be married, before thanking the activists who have campaigned for ...
Oscars 2020: See the Full List of Winners
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Oscars 2020: See the Full List of Winners

Last night, the 92nd Annual Academy Awards which celebrates the achievements in television and film over the previous year, held at the Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles. The award ceremony proceeded without a host for the second time following the 2019 controversy which forced Kevin Hart to step down from hosting the previous gig over his homophobic tweets. “Parasite” took home the top prize at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first non-English language film to win the best picture award. The move which was South Korea’s first nominated film beat out strong competition from “1917” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” for the best picture win. The film also won the award for best international feature, best director and best original screenplay. “I’m speechless,”...
Buhari And Obasanjo Meet on Sunday
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Buhari And Obasanjo Meet on Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met on Sunday. They were together at the Opening Ceremony of the 33rd African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The former Heads of State shook hands and exchanged pleasantries. Buhari earlier met with Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Buhari, during the parley, underscored the friendly relations between the nation. “We are aware of our vital roles to keep the country together. We are eager to expand trade because you are one of the ‘biggest customers’, of Nigeria’s crude oil. ‘‘But the most important and enduring relations with Canada is education,’’ he said.