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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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Atiku Abubakar’s son, Ahmed ties the knot with his lover

                Ahmed Abubakar son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has walked down the aisle with his heartthrob Sa’adatu Hamidu. The excited father took to his twitter page to express his appreciation and delight to see his son tie the knot with his lover writing; ” On behalf of my family, I express ...

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How I aided Benue robbery kingpin, Gana, with charms made from human parts —Chief priest

The man believed to be the brains behind the acclaimed supernatural powers of the late notorious robbery kingpin and militia leader in Benue State known as Gana, Mr Ugbe Lorlumun, has been arrested by the police. Lorlumun had inherited Gana’s gang after the latter’s death and had carried on as the leader until soldiers arrested him in Katsina Ala, the home town ...

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Ayo Adesanya’ ex, Omogoriola Hassan crowned King

Nollywood actress, Ayo Adesany’as ex, Omogoriola Hassan, also an actor and movie producer is now a king.   Omogoriola has just been crowned the new king of Uba land, Imobi Kingdom. The actor had previously been installed as a king-elect of the land but a recent consultation with the oracle of the land confirmed him as the chosen one. However, ...

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Covid-19: Grammys postpone 2021 award ceremony

The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled for January 31st, have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. Organizers have not confirmed a new date, but sources say they are aiming to hold the event sometime in March. The Grammys had already planned on a limited show for 2021, forgoing an audience completely and only allowing presenters and performers ...

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Black Xmas: Gunmen attack ex-militant leader, Ogunbos in his Bayelsa country home

Some yet-to-be identified gunmen have attacked the residence of Eris Paul, a former ex-militant leader also known as Ogunbos, at his country home in Peremabiri Community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, burning down his mansion. According to reports, the attack occurred in the early hours of Friday, Christmas Day. It was learnt that armed men ...

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Photos ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s son’s wedding…

One of the sons of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Seun got married to his beau, Deola Shonubi, at the Harvesters Christian Center in Lagos state yesterday.   The wedding reception took place at the Federal Palace hotel in Victoria Island. The wedding had many dignitaries in attendance. More photos below…                

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Burna Boy nabs second Grammy Award nomination for ‘Twice As Tall’

Nigerian superstar singer Burna Boy has landed his second Grammy nomination thanks to his “Twice As Tall” album.   The singer was nominated under the World Music Album alongside other entertainers like Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tianariwen. This is the second year in a row that the singer is getting a nomination in this category. He snagged his ...

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Mississippi’s Asya Branch wins Miss USA 2020 (video)

  Crowns and sashes weren’t the only accessories on display Monday as 51 masked hopefuls assembled in Memphis to compete for the title of Miss USA.   The pageant kicked off with some banter between hosts Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Allie LaForce, who joked that Miss USA has been “dominating the news cycle” this week. “You can’t even turn on the ...

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Bolivians dig up bodies of loved ones, decorate them to celebrate Day of Skulls in what has been a ritual

Bolivians celebrated the Day of Skulls, or Dia de las Ñatitas, over the weekend, a colorful tradition rooted in ancient indigenous beliefs that is meant to bring good fortune and protection by honoring the dead.   Known as ‘ñatitas’ the skulls are decorated and paraded to the General Cemetery in La Paz, Bolivia, a week after All Saints Day and after ...

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Photos from Kiddwaya’s welcome party in Benue state

                                                                       Kidd Waya, a former housemate of the Big Brother Naija Season 5, lockdown Edition has visited his hometown, Benue state and he was welcomed by many. Amazingly, he was received by the wife of Benue State Governor, Mrs Ortom. See more photos below…    

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Regina Daniel’s mother bags chieftaincy title in Delta (Photos)

                                                 Regina Daniel’s mother, Rita Daniels has bagged a chieftaincy title in Ogwashi-uku Kingdom, Delta state.  The actress shared photos from her installation ceremony on her instagram page. While sharing the photos she wrote; ”All thanks to God for a successful Chieftaincy installation Ceremony Yesterday. (OCHIUDO OF OGWASHI-UKU KIINGDOM)”                                                                                                 

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