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Can Mikel Obi win the CAF awards?


As Africa gets set for the Glo-CAF Awards, Nigerians are hoping that their candidate, Mikel Obi, will eventually end a long drought spanning 15 years, reports ’TANA AIYEJINA After an outstanding performance last year in football, winning the Africa Cup of Nations and the U-17 World Cup, Nigerians are hoping to start the New Year on a winning note on …

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I didn’t seek anybody’s opinion before donating my kidney to OJB — Wife

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Prolific producer and musician, Babatunde Okungbowa a.k.a OJB Jezreel and his wife, Mabel, talk about their 20-year-old marriage and why she gave him her kidn How long have you been married? OJB: We have been married for 20 years. When and how did you meet? OJB: We met in church. The church just opened in the area and she came …

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I’m proud of my nude pictures –Maheeda


My name is Caroline Sam but my stage name is Maheeda. I am an orphan. I really did not know my mother and I never met my father. My mother died and I was all alone. When I was 14, I decided to hit the streets and I started fending for myself. I did a lot of funny jobs.  Worked …

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Political class will fall in 2014 -T.B.Joshua

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Renowned Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua has declared 2014 as a year of ‘crossing the bridge’, prophesying it to be a year of destiny where corruption would be corrected in Nigeria as corrupt leaders would go down. It was an electric atmosphere in The Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) where large crowds thronged to usher in the New Year 2014. …

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Majority Leader of Rivers Assembly Chidi Lloyd, Arrested For Murder

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  The majority leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd has been arrested by the Nigerian Police based in the state for the suspected murder of Sgt. Urang Obediah and Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo, his kinsman and political opponent. In a statement by its spokesman Ahmad Muhammad, the Rivers State Police Command said Lloyd was arrested while attempting …

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Al-Mustapha and I are plotting a tsunami – Dokubo-Asari


Mr. Dokubo-Asari says those opposing the president are wasting their time as the 2015 presidential election is a foregone conclusion. He explains that Mr. Jonathan is only waiting to be sworn in The President of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Muhajid Asari-Dokubo told PREMIUM TIMES in this interview (conducted before his recent arrest in Benin Republic) that nothing …

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Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister, Adesina, emerges Forbes Africa Person of the Year

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The minister has helped eliminate corruption in fertiliser subsidy. Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2013. Organisers of the award said on Tuesday that Mr. Adesina, who was nominated for his reforms in Nigeria’s agriculture sector, resulting in the empowerment of more than six million farmers across Nigeria, defeated four …

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Modelling brought me to Lagos – Actress,Amanda Ebeye

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You once said that some of your friends who are actresses encouraged you to become an actress. How did they manage to do that? I had a particular friend who was taking me for auditions. Back then, auditions were held at the National Theatre and Winnie’s Hotel in Surulere (Lagos). Actors would hang around and wait for audition notices. Those …

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Annie Idibia gives birth to another baby girl

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Annie and 2face Idibia gave birth to another baby girl on Friday, January 3rd 2014, in an unnamed hospital in Atlanta, USA. You will recall that the couple who got married in March 2013 already had a daughter, Isabella who’s about 5 years old. Contratulations!!!

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I’ve always had a crush on Flavour—Yemi Alade

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YOU were once in a group called Naughty Spices, where your stage name was Ginger. Could you tell me what really happened to the group and why you quit? Yes, you are very correct. We formed that group when we were in the secondary schools. Really, we were all in different secondary schools then. We were partially signed on by Storm …

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Maheeda goes completely nude in her new music video ‘Naija Bad Girl’


The video was shot somewhere in Ikeja, Lagos on friday  3rd January, 2014. There’s every possibility that the video  get a ban from NBC though, but Maheeda careless. She’s no doubt ‘Naija’s No1 Bad Girl’ as she practically go naked in some scenes in the video. Unbelievable! Photos classified 18+ source: Linda Ikeji

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We can’t dictate to Nigeria on same-sex marriage –British High Commissioner

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British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Andrew Pocock, has said that Nigerians need not worry over the position of the United Kingdom (UK) on same-sex marriage. This is even as he said that the issue of same-sex marriage was not in any way connected to the now rested 3,000 pounds UK visa bond. In this interview with Saturday Sun in Abuja, …

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Faster Internet will increase Nigeria’s GDP by 3 % -Omobola Johnson

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The Minister of Communication Technology, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, has disclosed that broadband (faster internet access) will raise Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 3 per cent. Speaking at a recent industry forum, Johnson noted that the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector contributes just over 8 per cent to GDP at present but that achieving targets of a five-fold increase …

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Why I dont like heavy make-up – La Beauty

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Bukola Oluyemi, popularly known as La Beauty, is an actress, producer and entrepreneur. In this interview with TAYO GESINDE, the graduate of Marketing from The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, speaks on her career and fashion preferences. Excerpts: Growing up Growing up was fun because I set a goal right from when I was 12 years old. Though the road was …

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APC delegation denied landing at Gombe Airport, airport was closed for a routine check fire tenders -Yakubu Datti

A chartered plane carrying officials of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, was prevented from landing Thursday at the Gombe Airport because the pilot noticed a fire truck was parked on the runway. The plane which took off from Abuja was conveying the APC officials to Gombe for the inauguration of the state’s interim Executive Committee of the party. The …

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Mujahid Asari Dokubo Writes Obasanjo, Calls Him ‘Chief Assassin’

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Mujahid Asari Dokubo Writes Obasanjo, Calls Him ‘Chief Assassin’ The leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Dokubo Asari, on Thursday called former President Olusegun Obasanjo the “Chief Assassin of all times” in response to the former leader’s recent letter to President Goodluck Jonathan. In a letter to Obasanjo, Dokubo, who has previously sworn that there will be hell …

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Terry G Attacked While Performing At Benue Youth Fiesta

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Terry G Attacked While Performing At Benue Youth Fiesta The  IBB Square, Makurdi in Benue State was thrown into confusion and disarray last weekend when the Benue youth fiesta staged there was disrupted as a popular Nigerian musician, Terry G, the crooner was performing on stage. The musician hails from the state. The Benue fiesta, which attracted hundreds of youth, …

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Seven more PDP governors will join us soon – APC


Seven more Peoples Democratic Party governors are to join the All Progressives Congress soon, the Rivers State APC spokesperson, Chief Chukwuemeka Eze, has said. He said the opposition party was ready to accept them. Eze described the PDP, which had lost five of its governors to the APC, as a sinking ship that would soon go into political oblivion. He …

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2015 is the bone of contention —Tukur


The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, recently interacted with journalists in Abuja over the state of the party. OLAWALE RASHEED was there. Excerpts: WHAT exactly is the source of feud within your party? The media has mentioned so many reasons responsible for the challenges we are facing. But let me start by dwelling on …

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Boxing Day Tragedy: Boat Capsizes In Benue, 50 Feared Dead, Others Missing…

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About 50 persons are feared dead and many declared missing after a boat carrying an unknown number of passengers yesterday capsized in River Buruku in Buruku local government area of Benue State. According to report, the incident occurred at about 8.45pm when the boat had taken passengers aboard at the crossing terminal before it capsized minutes after starting its journey …

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Meet Abdulsamad Rabiu, Africa’s newest billionaire •Ranks 23rd on Forbes new 2013 list of Africa’s 50 Richest

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Meet Abdulsamad Rabiu, Africa’s newest billionaire •Ranks 23rd on Forbes new 2013 list of Africa’s 50 Richest SEYI GESINDE reflects on the recent Forbes Magazine’s ranking of another Nigerian, Mr Abdulsamad Rabiu, among Africa’s billionaires, with $1.2 billion networth. A  Nigerian businessman, Abdulsamad Rabiu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BUA Group, was recently named by Forbes magazine as the …

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We steal bacause Nigerians never stoned us -River state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

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The Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday said political office holders steal state funds because Nigerians do not stone them. Amaechi, who said this in Lagos at an event organised to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, challenged Nigerians to hold their leaders accountable. He said, “If you see a thief and you allow him to be stealing, what …

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BOKO HARAM: 100 HOUSES BURNT IN BORNO At least four people were killed and more than 100 houses burnt down on Saturday when members of the Boko Haram, attacked Arboko village behind Gwoza hills in Borno State. The gunmen were said to have launched the attack around 2:30 am on Saturday and overran the villages before dawn. The village is …

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Inspector General of Police, Nigeria.

Police authorities in Imo State are investigating a Roman Catholic priest (names can not be disclosed for legal reasons) for unlawful possession of firearms. The priest, who is reportedly in charge of one of the prominent Parishes in Dikenafai, Ideato South Local Government area, Imo State, was arrested for possessing three unlicensed guns, with which he threatened the lives of …

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It was champagne dance once again in former Abia state governor Dr.Orji Uzor Kalu’s Lagos home as sports lovers drowned his Lagos home with songs, hailing Enyimba’s third Federation Cup triumph. An elated Kalu screamed,”You can’t beat Enyimba in a grand-finale penalty shoot -out.I know the team so well.You saw their goals-super shots , the more you watch,the less you …

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Arsenal Legend, Robert Pires Storms Lagos For Airtel Under-17 African Championship


Lagos, Nigeria; September 12: Arsenal legend and former France international, Robert Emmanuel Pires, will lead a team of Arsenal technical and business staff to the African Championship of the Airtel Rising Stars which kicks off on Monday, September 16 in Lagos. The World Cup winner with France is expected to jet into the country on Saturday, September 21, 2013 to …

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Amadi Jennifer Enuolare Wins Miss Nigeria Ghana Beauty Contest


Despite the heavy downpour that almost thwarted the effort of the organisers of the beauty pageant competition in Ghana, Miss Nigeria Ghana 2013, last Sunday, the event which eventually held with glitz and glamour has produced Amadi Jennifer Enuolare, an orphan as the winner. The beautiful Nigerian based in Ghana was able to beat the other 35 contestants in a …

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Project Fame 2nd Runner Up, Adetoun Releases Hot Photos


Adetoun a graduate of Mass Communication from Olabisi Onabanjo University and who was the 2nd runner up at MTN Project Fame 5 and versatile performer,has just released hot promotional pictures for her new single titled Omo Naaa, meaning That Child. I guess this is just the beginning of her career

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Toni Payne Blasts Pastor Kris Okotie Irresponsible Clergyman


A lot of people have blasted Pastor Okotie of Household of God for his alleged dirty and tasteless utterances against the Catholic Church and Prophet Joshua that all worshipers in their churches would go to hell because they serve Satan   Well, one of those who have lampooned the funky man of God is Toni Payne, erstwhile 9ice’s wife. In …

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