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Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony
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Four people die as wall Collapses during Payment of bride Price Ceremony

Four people have been confirmed dead after a wall collapsed on guests during payment of bride price ceremony (lobola) in GaChuene Thokgwaneng, South Africa on Saturday October 4. It was gathered that people attending the ceremony were seated in a tent which was positioned next to an unroofed building, when strong wind blew. The wall collapsed, killing three instantly and injuring several others. One of the injured later died in hospital. Family spokesperson and brother to the bride, Phinias Yika said; “As the Yika family, we are still in shock about what happened on Saturday. It was supposed to be a celebration day as they were paying a bride price for my sister ... it was a lobola negotiation ceremony." Phinias said the incident happened quickly, noting that the wind started p...
Entrepreneur, Tobenna Obiano, slams Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for “vulgar words” used to “sexualize young girls” as they joked about ladies attending Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial
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Entrepreneur, Tobenna Obiano, slams Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for “vulgar words” used to “sexualize young girls” as they joked about ladies attending Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial

Tobenna Obiano, the CEO of Explorer Magazine, has slammed actors Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for their statement regarding women attending Obi Cubana's mother's burial in Anambra this weekend. In a video shared online, both actors, who are already in Anambra state for the much-publicized burial, are seen joking about the things women will get up to at the event. Kanayo O Kanayo told boyfriends that their girlfriends who are travelling for the weekend are most likely heading to the burial of Obi Cubana's mother in Anambra. Alexx Ekubo then added twice in Igbo, "They will finish licking her." Tobenna said their words are an ''inappropriate'' and the video a joke taken too far. He added that the words are vulgar and sexualize women. He wrote: Joke taken too far. Un...
17 young Kano men die in fatal motor accident while returning from friend’s wedding in Kaduna (photos)
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17 young Kano men die in fatal motor accident while returning from friend’s wedding in Kaduna (photos)

Seventeen young men from Kano State have perished in a fatal motor accident along Zaria-Kano highway. It was gathered that the accident occurred on Saturday evening, June 5, when they were returning to Kano after attending the wedding of their friend in Zaria, Kaduna state. The victims were travelling in a Kano Line bus and a RAV 4 car when the fatal accident occured. Some of them are said to be siblings. Sadiq Abdullahi, a friend to one of the deceased, Umar Abba-Sheriff, who confirmed the incident said Sheriff died on the spot along with 11 of the victims while the remaining six passed away in a hospital. Abdullahi said eight of them were from Sani Mainagge area of Gwale Local Government area of the state. The remains of 7 of the victims were laid to rest aro...
Bandits Demand N110m Ransom for Tegina Islamiyya Children
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Bandits Demand N110m Ransom for Tegina Islamiyya Children

The bandits who kidnapped over 100 children attending Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School have demanded N110m ransom for their release. On Sunday, May 30, armed bandits stormed the Islamic school in Tegina, in Rafi Local Government Area, Niger State, and abducted children attending Islamic lectures. 11 children who were too young and could not walk were later released. The school headmaster, Alhaji Abubakar Alhassan, said on Tuesday, June 1, that the abductors have now called to ask for N110m ransom. He added that the bandits made contact with the school on Monday, May 31, and threatened to kill the students if the ransom is not paid. Alhassan told reporters the bandits claimed to have 156 children in their custody. Alhassan said the State Government has insisted that it would n...
Bandits Kidnap 20 Women Attending Naming Ceremony In Katsina
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Bandits Kidnap 20 Women Attending Naming Ceremony In Katsina

No fewer than 20 women mostly married were kidnapped by armed bandits while attending a naming ceremony at Gidan Bido village of Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State on Friday afternoon, Katsina Post learnt. According to our remote reporter in the area, the incident occurred on Friday, 23rd of April, 2021 around 1pm. In a similar case, another group of bandits attacked and also kidnapped five (5) men at Unguwar Bawa village of Dandume LGA Katsina State in the early morning hours of Saturday, 24th of April, 2021 around 2:00am. The member representing Dandume LGA in the Katsina State House of Assembly came from Unguwar Bawa village. Police authorities in the state are yet to comment on the issue as at the time of filing this report.
‘Funke Akindele Is Suffering The Consequence Of Not Attending Her Late Father’s Burial’ – Man Claims
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‘Funke Akindele Is Suffering The Consequence Of Not Attending Her Late Father’s Burial’ – Man Claims

A Nigerian man has taken to social media to claim that embattled actress, Funke Akindele is suffering the consequence of not attending her late father’s burial. The actress and her husband, JJC Skillz were both on Monday 6th April sentenced to 14 days community service for flouting the new Lagos state infectious disease control law 2020. This law was signed recently by the Lagos state governor to restrict gatherings and movement of crowded people at this period of the pandemic Covid-19. Oluwafemi Bankole, took to the comment section of a facebook post and wrote: “I believe by now she will know that life is personal not everybody around you want good for you. a lesson to everyone… someone said it might be spiritual because she refused to attend her father’s burial, instead she w...
Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party
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Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party

Former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been detained by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread. Gbadamosi was detained after being spotted in a viral video attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband, Abdul-Rasheed Bello, held in Amen Estate, Ibeju-Lekki axis of the state. A police source at the command headquarters revealed that Gbadamosi has been detained and may not be released by the law enforcement agency for engaging in an act that was at variance with the law.
Nigerian Photographer Confirms That He Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Attending AMVCA
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Nigerian Photographer Confirms That He Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Attending AMVCA

Seun O , the Nigerian photographer who underwent a Coronavirus test after attending the 7th edition of the AMVCA weeks ago, has confirmed that he tested positive for Coronavirus in new Instagram posts he shared. Recall we reported that a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. According to Ifeoma Chukwuogo, the man flew in from the UK and with symptoms of coronavirus but had refused to report himself to the NCDC for testing. Seun O who confirmed that he has been feeling unwell after Ifeoma’s post, shared a video of him undergoing a Coronavirus test but never confirmed his status at that time. In a new Instagram post he shared, the photographer revealed that he is re...
Army Can’t Prevent Us, Nnamdi Kanu From Attending Parents’ Burial – IPOB
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Army Can’t Prevent Us, Nnamdi Kanu From Attending Parents’ Burial – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, yesterday said no amount of intimidation and harassment by the Nigerian Army and other security agencies will prevent its members from going to pay the last homage to the deceased parents of their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Isiama Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State. IPOB also asked the world to take notice of the intimidation and harassment of the people if Afaraukwu by the Nigerian Army after allegedly killing their traditional ruler and son, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife. IPOB described what the Nigerian Army is allegedly doing in Isiama Afara Ukwu as terrorism at its height and brazen display of military might at defenceless citizens while the allegedly fall weak in the face of the Book Haram insurgents. “One thing is certain to come 1...
Nursing Mum’s Body Found in Gutter after Attending early Morning Prayer in Church
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Nursing Mum’s Body Found in Gutter after Attending early Morning Prayer in Church

The corpse of one Mrs. Idenyi Ebere Ukamaka was found in a gutter shortly after attending a morning prayer at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State's capital. Some body parts of the 35-year-old nursing mother who left her 11-day-old baby for prayers, were found burnt to ashes in the gutter at the back of Enugu North motor park, along Afikpo Road. It was gathered that the deceased left her home on January 12 but didn't return. She was also not found after a search was conducted on the streets following a complaint her husband, Idenyi Festus made at the police station. The lady's identity was confirmed by her husband, after a body was found in the gutter on January 13. Police spokesperson, Odah Loveth who confirmed the incident added that the remaining body...
I Stopped Attending Arabic School Over Fear Of Cane – Obasanjo
Politics

I Stopped Attending Arabic School Over Fear Of Cane – Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that he attended Arabic school known in Yoruba as Ile Kewu for some time until he ran away because of the cane. The former president said this during a lecture on tolerance between Christians and Muslims in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Obasanjo urged Nigerians to live in peace and harmony with their neighbours towards deepening national unity and development, adding that Nigeria would have been a better place if adherents of various religions especially Islam and Christianity imbibed harmonious living. He said, “If we can live in peace with our neighbour at the local, community, state, national, continental and global level, what a different world it would have been. “Let me tell you, I went to Ile Kewu (Arabic school). In my...
Ugandan Pastor Flogs Church Members For Not Attending Church Service (Video)
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Ugandan Pastor Flogs Church Members For Not Attending Church Service (Video)

A new video has emerged on the internet wherein controversial Pastor Paul Muwanguzi was spotted flogging his church members for allegedly failing to attend church service which held recently. In the video, the congregants were seen lying down while he passed around with a whip and as he flogs them, they would get to take up their seat. The video has since sparked reactions from social media users with some trying to understand the rationale behind the flogging when they congregants are not kids. Watch the video below:
Why FG Is After Me For Attending WEF In South Africa – Oby Ezekwesili
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Why FG Is After Me For Attending WEF In South Africa – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has said the Nigerian government's attack on her personality for attending the World Economic Forum, WEF, in South Africa is a part of a cheap and frustrating strategy designed to bully, slander, denigrate her at every opportunity. Ezekwesili, in series of tweets, said “You’d be naive to think that the mob action the Nigeria Government planned, incited and orchestrated against me was “because she went to WEF when the country boycotted it”. No. Just part of a cheap & frustrated strategy designed to bully, slander, denigrate me at every opportunity. “A Nigeria Government that had several of its high ranking and low ranking officials in South Africa when I arrived for WEF on Wednesday mischievously rolls out the drumbeats of attacks again...
Governor Fayemi Denies Attending World Economic Forum In South Africa
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Governor Fayemi Denies Attending World Economic Forum In South Africa

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has denied attending the World Economic Forum in South Africa in the face of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country. Nigerians had reacted with criticism towards photographs of Fayemi with Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, alleging that they were at the forum which is ongoing in Cape Town. The Federal Government had announced that it was boycotting the WEF in protest against the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Igbere TV reports. However, Fayemi, in a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Kanmi Olatoye, said he was at another event in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He said: “Contrary to some misleading online reports, Ekiti State Gover...
New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern Greets UK’s Prince William with a ‘Maori nose press’
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New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern Greets UK’s Prince William with a ‘Maori nose press’

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern greeted the UK’s Prince William with a Maori nose press otherwise called the 'hongi' as he was welcomed in Auckland on Thursday. The Duke of Cambridge, second in line to the UK throne, began  his two-day visit by attending an Anzac Day memorial service; New Zealand and Australia’s national day of remembrance. He also met victims of the Christchurch terror attack, which saw 50 people killed at two mosques in March. On behalf of the Queen, William laid a wreath at the Cenotaph memorial in Auckland.       Photo Credit: Mark Tantrum
Fire breaks out at Coachella music festival
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Fire breaks out at Coachella music festival

A fire broke out early Saturday at the Coachella music festival in California, authorities said. No injuries were reported. Festival goers shared video of the fire outbreak, which took place at the festival’s campsite in the early hours of Saturday, on social media. The festival – which kicked off on Friday evening with a performance by Donald Glover’s alter ego, Childish Gambino – is one of the world’s most popular music events, with tens of thousands of people attending over its first weekend. But the fire caused panic, with footage posted online showing a man urging festival goers to “back up, back up” as the mobile shower unit stood ablaze behind him.
Kanye West Falsely Claims Kim Kardashian Is Attending Law School
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Kanye West Falsely Claims Kim Kardashian Is Attending Law School

During a red carpet interview at New York Fashion Week on Monday, rapper Kanye West claimed his wife Kim Kardashian was enrolled in law school. In a conversation about prison reform, Kanye told Extra "That's all we focus on, helping people that don't have a voice, breaking down the class systems. There's two million African Americans incarcerated now... We're going to get people out, period." "My wife is in law school now, and it's extremely serious to us. It looks like the part where he said his wife is in law school is a tall tale as a rep for Kim has denied it. The rep said Kim is not in school but rather she’s deeply involved in prison reform and likened her work to attending school.
Ambode Promises To Release Vehicles For Nigerian Prisons By September
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Ambode Promises To Release Vehicles For Nigerian Prisons By September

Governor Ambode Donates Vehicles For Nigeria Prisons Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has donated vehicles and other equipment to the Nigerian Prison Services in Lagos. The vehicles donated include, five Toyota Hilux, five Green Maria and one ambulance, assuring that the vehicles would be delivered by September. Governor Ambode, who made the the promise of the donation yesterday, had received a delegation from the Nigeria Prison Services, Lagos Command, led by the Controller, Mr. Tunde Ladipo, at his residence in Epe, said the donation was his administration’s contribution to make the prisons more conducive. In his words, “I am very concerned about congestion of prisons in the state. For a state like Lagos, where development is ongoing, it is bound to attract people fr...
Four-year-old girl Elo Ogidi who disappeared during church service in Lagos has been found!
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Four-year-old girl Elo Ogidi who disappeared during church service in Lagos has been found!

Elo Ogidi, the four year old girl who went missing on July 8th while attending church service with her parents in Lagos, has been found. According to her father who spoke with LIB, Elo was found in an orphange home in Benin city in Edo state. He said after her photo went viral last week, a lady called him that he saw a little girl that looked like Elo in an orphange in Benin city.  He then had a video call with Elo and confirmed that she was indeed his daughter. He said he would be in Edo state tomorrow to meet with her.
Helen Paul Comes For Trolls Who Slammed Her For Attending A White Garment Church
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Helen Paul Comes For Trolls Who Slammed Her For Attending A White Garment Church

Comedienne Helen Paul, schooled some of her followers who felt they could talk her down for attending a C & S church. Taking to her IG page, Helen, made it known her decision to attend the church, is all her choice and it has more to do with the word than the environment. She wrote: The gospel is not about the CHURCH you attend or the doctrine you follow, it's all about; THE GOOD NEWS, ETERNITY, LOVE, FAITH, SACRIFICE, SERVICE TO HUMANITY. There is no BOOK OF LIFE OF CHURCHES, it's simply a BOOK OF LIFE and whoever his/her name is there would be granted ACCESS. Can we all just serve ONE GOD, have one SPIRIT, and live in UNITY. Some people say they are for PAUL, some say they are for APOLLO. But Paul planteth, Apollo watereth and GOD giveth INCREASE.. #loc#estherajayi #loveofch...

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