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Wike is my godfather, I’ll support his re-election bid – Davido

A popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, also called Davido, on Sunday said he would work for Governor Nyesom Wike’s second term in office. The musician, who made the pledge in Port Harcourt when he visited the Rivers State governor, said he would also institute a talent hunt show for Rivers-based artistes. He said the programme would be in line with …

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Instagram model McNamara dies in Mexican billionaire’s yacht


Investigation has commenced to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of an Australian Instagram model Sinead McNamara, after her body was discovered Friday aboard a super yacht owned by a Mexican billionaire on a Greek Island. The 20-year-old McNamara was found unconscious around 2 a.m. Friday on the back of the Mayan Queen IV in the Greek port of Argostoli …

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Arsene Wenger backs Liberia’s highest honour

Arsene Wenger

By Joseph Aigbonosumua   Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to travel to Liberia this week to receive the West African country’s highest honour. The honour is in recognition of his role in the development of the football career of President George Weah. Another of Weah’s coaches in his formative years, Claude Le Roy, is also to be awarded the …

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Why we demolished Ayefele’s N800m Music House – Oyo Govt

Yinka Ayefele

Oyo State Government on Monday justified the demolition of the N800 million Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, insisting that the survey contravenes the state’s town planning laws. Director General, Bureau of Physical Planning and Development Control, Waheed Gbadamosi at a news conference said the exercise was carried out after all efforts to see the owner effect the necessary changes failed. Gbadamosi  …

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Wizkid Becomes Ciroc Brand Ambassador


Ciroc, a brand of ultra premium spirit vodka names Nigeria’s Wizkid as its brand ambassador Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid, has bagged a deal as the ambassador of Ciroc, a brand of eau de vie vodka. Wizkid took to his official Twitter account to announce the news while advising people to drink responsibly. @wizkidayo “New Deal Alert! Officially with Ciroc, let’s …

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FRANCE 2018 U-20 WWC: We will go beyond second-place finish -Falconets


By Joseph Aigbonosumua Mansur Abdullahi, the Falconets’ assistant coach, on Friday in Abuja said the team has been working towards winning the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The national under-20 women team’s best outing at the mundial is the runners-up position in 2010 and 2014, losing both times to Germany. “Our predecessors played in the finals but …

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Governor’s son proposed to governor’s daughter

oyo and kano govs sons & daughter

This was exactly the feelings of Fatima Ganduje, daughter of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State when her heartthrob, Abolaji Ajimobi, the only son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, proposed to her. To express her deep feelings, Fatima paid glowing tributes to her man and posted the photographs on the internet for the world to see. ”I am …

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Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint

Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” $450.3m bought by Saudi Prince Salman

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million (N162 billion) at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young crown prince, known by his initials MBS, used an intermediary to buy the much-sought-after painting of Christ, “Salvator Mundi,” the …

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Nigerian impregnates woman, begs husband with G-Wagon

G Wagon

A Nigerian man identified simply as John has made headlines for buying a Mercedes-Benz G-class for a South African man, whose wife he impregnated. According to a South African news website, Daily Live, John said his girlfriend’s husband immediately forgave him after receiving the gift. “I know what I did is wrong but I feel better he has accepted my …

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Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

Rev father Patrick Edet

The Nigerian priest, who resigned recently from the Catholic Church in Nigeria, has officially launched his own church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Patrick Edet, while serving in the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, ran a ‘Pentecostal-styled’ fellowship called Grace Family Outreach within the Catholic structure. Mr. Edet, who had been a Catholic priest for more than 11 years, stunned the Catholic …

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Dangote earmarks N200 billion to establish university in Abuja


Aliko Dangote, the President and founder of Dangote Foundation,  was reported to have set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja. It was learnt that the proposal has since been delivered to the National Universities Commission, NUC. A former Executive Secretary of the NUC, Julius Okojie, who is the chairman of the technical team for the establishment …

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See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

List Of Songs Banned By NBC

National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcast.” The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired. The songs include: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice‘s “Living Things.” The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the …

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Fayose denies saying he’d commit suicide if Buhari returns alive

Ayodele Fayose

Contrary the statements attributed to the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has denied ever saying he would commit suicide if President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria arrive. Mr. Buhari returned from London, Saturday, where he had been on medical vacation for over 100 days. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, told journalist on Monday that the statement …

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my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

kenny saint brown

Singer, Kenny Saint Best, doesn’t seem to joke with her two teenage kids, even as a single mother, she has so far, made sure she took good care of them. Her daughter is gradually growing to become a beautiful damsel and when asked what age she would allow her teenage daughter to have a boyfriend, the singer hinted that it …

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WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo held two of their sextuplets on May 23, 2017

A couple who tried nearly two decades to conceive has welcomed a set of sextuplets in Richmond, Virginia. Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 years to have children. In January, they learned they were expecting six. “I was excited,” said dad Adeboye Taiwo. “For the very first time we were expecting.” The babies, three boys and three girls, range …

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Uproar as Ambode sacks Chaplain for ‘disrespecting’ wife

Mrs Bolanle Ambode

The alleged sack of the Presiding Chaplain, Chapel of Christ the Light, Venerable Femi Taiwo after the priest was said to have disrespected the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode has been creating uproar. It was learnt that Taiwo got the sack on Monday, May 15 by the Governing council of the church without any query or official …

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‘Tinubu to foot Bill of Moji Olaiya’s Body’ repatriation

Tinubu and Moji Olaiya's daughter

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has paid for the repatriation of the body of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, the committee for her burial said. The Publicity Secretary for the Moji Olaiya Burial Committee, Mr Yomi Fabiyi, said this in an Instagram post on Monday. According to him, Senator Tinubu, who is the National Grand …

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Lecturer impregnates nursing student, rejects pregnancy, says “It wasn’t me, I used condom – Lecturer

lecturer and student

A lecturer at the Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese Ijebu, Dr Oluseyi Adu, and a Dental Nursing student, Mosunmola, are embroiled in a row over who is responsible for the pregnancy that the nursing student is carrying. Mosunmola, who is nine months pregnant, alleged that Adu was responsible for the child in her womb, adding that they had …

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BBNaija: Bisola Joins Mavins and others At TMC

bbnaija Bisola

First runner-up in the 2017 Big Brother Nigeria reality game show has signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC). TMC is the same team managing Mavins artiste. The deal, which was concluded on Thursday, also saw Bisola reuniting with Mavins artiste, Iyanya, after their first meeting during the maiden edition of MTN project fame 10 years ago. The …

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Video director arraigned for ‘poisoning’ pregnant girlfriend

Olaolu Akorede

A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks,  Olaolu Akorede,  has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child. He was arrested by police on Tuesday and arraigned before an Igbosere magistrate court on a four-count charge of obtaining N2.5 million under false pretense, procuring unknown herbal liquid to terminate pregnancy, maliciously administering …

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Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari

Ibrahim Idris

The police in Ogun State, South West Nigeria have resolved to charge a man to court for naming his dog Buhari. Buhari is the surname of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu, who assumed office on May 29, 2015. The spokesperson of the police in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told Journalist that after investigations, the police concluded that the man’s actions could cause …

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Anambra govt mandates sickle cell screening before wedding

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambr State

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has said intending couples in the state who fail to screen for sickle cell syndrome before formalising their marriages would be punished. He said such violators would be denied certain privileges from the state government. To ensure that intending couples go for the test, the governor stated that his administration would partner with …

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Osinbajo represents Buhari at the flags off Ogoni cleanup

Prof. Yemi Osibajo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday backed off a proposed trip to Rivers State for the kick-off of the cleanup of Ogoni, delegating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for the exercise. The president cancelled the event even after his advanced team had already arrived Ogoni. The presidency has yet not given any reason for the last-minute cancellation of the trip, which was …

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Catholic church weds 109 couples in Nasarawa

109 Couples wedded by Nassarawa Catholic Church

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Most Reverend Mathew Audu, wed 109 couples in Masakaon Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Audu appealed to relatives of the couples to allow the newly-weds to build their marriages and urged in-laws not to interfere in their affairs. The bishop said, “As newly-wedded couples, you must love each …

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Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh

Lil Kesh has confirmed he is leaving Olamide’sYBNL record label which brought him to limelight. Kesh confirmed this via his Instagram page yesterday. “Ok so it’s true that my contract ended about two weeks ago. Like we all know, my contract with YBNL was for two years but that’s the business side to it. And did I state that my …

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Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

linda,wiz kid

The ongoing feud between blogger, Linda Ikeji and talented singer, Ayo balogun, aka Wizkid took another twist after Linda confirmed the reports that she has issued a complaint about Wizkid with the Nigerian Police in a recent post on published on her blog. By Linda Ikeji lindaI’m sure many of you have read that the police is now involved in …

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All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry

All is now set for the 2016 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl In Eko Beauty Pageant. The event will take place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on June 27, 2016. Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry, said this year’s MBGE Beauty Pageant has been upgraded, with a reloaded website She further explained that …

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#PanamaPapers: Africa’s richest man, Dangote, his brother, Dantata, linked to shell companies in tax havens

Aliko Dangote

With a staggering $15.4 billion wealth, Nigeria’s businessman and industrialist, Aliko Dangote, is on Forbes Rich List as the richest man in Africa. But does Mr. Dangote pay his fair share of tax in Nigeria or is he hiding assets abroad? That remains unclear. Yet that question has become even more relevant across the globe following discoveries of several secret …

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Nollywood actress convicted for reckless driving gets N2 million bail


The Court of Appeal in Lagos Thursday granted Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima,‎a N2 million bail. While granting the bail with two sureties in like sum, the appellate court ruled that Ms. Fiberesima bail application had merit. The actress had been sentenced to five years in prison, in 2009, by a Lagos High Court. On March 12, the Court of Appeal‎ …

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PSquare brothers reconcile after weeks of public drama


PSquare, Nigerian musical group comprising the Okoye brothers, seems to have buried the hatchet after weeks of drama and public spat about splitting up. Peter and Paul Okoye took to their social media pages to share similar pictures with the same captions. “That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, We are VERY SORRY.” Jude Okoye, their …

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