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Photos from Governor Akeredolu and wife’s 40th wedding anniversary in Ibadan

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, and his Wife, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, on Sunday, April 18, 2021, celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary.  The celebration which was held at the residence of Governor Akeredolu’s mother in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, was organised by their children. Close friends and associates of the Governor who witnessed the wedding ceremony 40 ...

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Malaysia set to deport Nigerian Simon Momoh for drink-driving

A Nigerian living in Malaysia, Simon Adavize Momoh, who was arrested for drink-driving has been ordered to be deported, though he paid the fine for the offence. Malaysian newspapers reported that Momoh, who is married to a Malaysian and has two daughters, is being detained at the Semenyih Immigration depot. The 33 year-old Nigerian was not even aware he was ...

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Queen wipes away tears as she follows her beloved Prince Philip’s coffin (Photos)

The Queen wiped away tears and was forced to mourn alone away from her family in St George’s Chapel during Prince Philip’s Covid-hit Windsor Castle funeral today as she said an emotional final goodbye to her ‘strength and stay’ after their extraordinary 73-year life together. Her Majesty looked grief-stricken and bowed her head in reverence as she accompanied her beloved ...

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Yobe state governor Mai Mala Buni marries late Sani Abacha’s daughter

Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni on Wednesday married Gumsu Sani Abacha in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The marriage was held at the Abuja residence of the new wife’s brother, Mohammed Abacha. Buni is the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker National Chairman; Gumsu is a daughter of former Head of State, Sani Abacha. Notable personalities and government officials, including the ...

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5-year old Nigerian girl wins Miss Toddler USA 2021 (Photos)

Kleopatra Vargas, a 5-year old Mexican-Nigerian-American who was born in Chicago, Illinois has won the crown at the fast-rising kid’s pageant contest held in the US, popularly known as ‘Miss America Nation.’ Speaking to Journalists after she was announced as the new Miss Toddler USA America Nation 2021, Princess Kleopatra, who speaks Igbo, Spanish and English language fluently, expressed gratitude ...

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Wole Soyinka decorated as Amotekun Super Marshall in Ogun

Nobel Laurette, Professor Wole Soyinka has been decorated as the Super Marshall of the Ogun State Amotekun Corps. Governor Dapo Abiodun performed the decoration while inaugurating the State Amotekun Corps in Abeokuta on Thursday. At the occasion, the governor also commissioned patrol vehicles and Motorbikes for the security outfit. The occasion had in attendance, the Deputy Governor, Naimot Salako-Oyedele; the ...

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In pictures: Swearing-in of Tanzania’s first Female President

Tanzania has sworn in their forst ever Female President and we call this POWER.The former Vice-President, Samia Suluhu Hassan looked solemn during proceedings that saw her make history to become Tanzania’s first female president. The 61-year-old took her oath of office in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. The chief justice oversaw proceedings, which took place two days after the ...

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After 13 Nominations And 25 years, Hip-hop Legend Nas Wins First Grammy

We love NAS!  Hip-hop maestro Nas finally won his first Grammy on Sunday after 13 nominations across more than two decades. The 47-year-old rapper from the Queens borough of New York City, won Best Rap Album for his 13th album, “King’s Disease.” The album beat out “Black Habits” by D Smoke, “A Written Testimony” by Jay Electronica, “Alfredo” by Freddie ...

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Victims of Air Force plane crash buried in Abuja

The seven Nigerian Air Force officers who died in Sunday air crash have been buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja. The deceased include the Captain, Fl Lt. Haruna Gadzama; Fl. Lt. Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot); Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System Specialist); Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist); Fl. Sgt. Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist). Others are ...

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Photos from Lola Omotayo-Okoye’s father’ burial

Lola Omotayo-Okoye today, February 25th joined other family members to bury her dad, Dipo Omotayo. Mr Omotayo who died in December, 2020 was today laid to rest. Lola, her husband Peter Okoye, and their two children led the procession to the venue of the funeral. Their young daughter, Aliona Okoye was seen all through sobbing as she joined others in ...

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Full list of winners at the 14th Headies Awards

The 14th edition of The Headies Awards has been successfully held and below is the list of award winners. It held yesterday at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. However, the year-in-review is between July 2019 and September 2020. The hosts were Bovi and Nancy Isime. BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR A non-voting category for the best recording (that ...

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46-year-old man stabs wife to death over infidelity

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command is currently investigating a 46-year-old staff of Remo North Local government, Sobola Olatunji for stabbing his wife to death on mere suspicious of infidelity. The suspect was arrested following a complaint by the father of the deceased one Alhaji Ambali Yinusa who reported at Owode-Egba divisional headquarters that his son in law Sobola Olatunji ...

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US Rapper, Silento charged with murdering his cousin

Rapper Silento has been charged for murdering his cousin. The rapper was arrested on Monday for allegedly shooting his older cousin to death in a suburb of Atlanta. The rapper, whose real name is Richard Lamar Hawk, 23, was charged with murder in the January 21 fatal shooting of his cousin Frederick Rooks, 34, according to the DeKalb County Police ...

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Nigerian fashion designer breaks the norm to wed in Ankara

A Nigerian fashion designer has broke the norm to wed in a custom made Ankara wedding dress.   @TheIfunanya who shared the photos on Twitter wrote; “My fellow Nnewi sister and badass Nigerian Fashion designer @Theonlychioma had her White wedding yesterday wearing this gorgeous custom made Ankara wedding dress. The creativity, boldness and uniqueness of it all, I love it!!!!”

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Veteran Singer, Sir Shina Peters ordained as Bishop (video)

  Veteran singer, Sir Shina Peters has been ordained as bishop of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church.   The Afro Juju star was ordained at a ceremony held at a Cherubim and Seraphim Church in the Iju area of Lagos on Saturday January 30.   Sharing a video from his ordination on Instagram, Peters wrote;   ‘‘Bishop with the swagger. God above ...

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Biden-Harris inauguration: Michelle Obama steals show with plum outfit

Former First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, is currently trending on Nigeria Twitter and she is the talk of fashion blogs courtesy of her plum-coloured outfit to the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.Obama attended the inauguration wearing a matching overcoat and look by Sergio Hudson. The plum-coloured outfit consisted of a turtleneck, wide-legged trousers, ...

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