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Alex Ekubo announces his engagement to longtime girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu
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Alex Ekubo announces his engagement to longtime girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu

Nollywood actor, Alex Ekubo has announced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend, Fancy Acholonu. . He shared the lovely photo above and wrote " asked the love of my life @fancyacholonu to marry me…."   The bride to be also shared another photo of the pair sharing a kiss and then wrote: " ...& I said YES to the Love of my life @alexxekubo #Falexx"        
Actress, Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo Throw Engagement Party with Family and Friends
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Actress, Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo Throw Engagement Party with Family and Friends

Celebrity couple, Bella Thorne and Benjamin Mascolo, who both got engaged in March 2021, threw a party to celebrate their engagement. The couple celebrated their upcoming nuptials at No Vacancy on Saturday night, April 24, in West Hollywood, California, to toast their engagement with their family and friends. For the big night, Bella, 23, wore a cherry-colored gown that showed off her cleavage with a pair of red satin pumps and a matching clutch purse. While the Italian singer looked dapper dressed in a black Versace tuxedo jacket with a matching suit and shoes See full photos below.
Power star, Rotimi, and singer Vanessa Mdee share steamy photo
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Power star, Rotimi, and singer Vanessa Mdee share steamy photo

Rotimi and Vanessa Mdee have shared a steamy photo they took together, to their respective instagram accounts. The couple, who announced their engagement last December, posed for a photo while on a getaway with loved ones for Rotimi's birthday. The Nigerian-American actor and the Tanzanian singer were pictured in a pool, packing on the PDA.
Nigeria Overtakes Congo as Worst in Global Access to Electricity
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Nigeria Overtakes Congo as Worst in Global Access to Electricity

Nigeria has overtaken the Democratic Republic of Congo with the highest number of citizens that lack access to electricity. World Bank Group officials who made the announcement during a virtual engagement with power reporters in Abuja on the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP), said Nigeria has 25 percent of people without access to electricity. The international financial agency's officials revealed that while electrification in the country has been growing at 1.1% yearly since 2010, it has not kept pace with the population growth of 3% yearly. This has increased the deficit by 3 million people to 85m which is 57% of the population. The group said; “Nigeria now has the largest number of unelectrified people globally and the trend is worsening; of the electrified, the supp...
Katie Price, 42, Gets Engaged for the 8th Time to Boyfriend Carl Woods, 32, after 10 Months Relationship
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Katie Price, 42, Gets Engaged for the 8th Time to Boyfriend Carl Woods, 32, after 10 Months Relationship

Katie Price is engaged for the eighth time after her boyfriend Carl Woods popped the big question following a whirlwind 10 month relationship. The television personality, 42, and mother of five announced on Tuesday that Carl, 32, asked her mum Amy, her father, and son Junior, 15, for their permission, before getting down on one knee. The good news comes six weeks after Katie's divorce from her third husband Kieran Hayler was finalised- three years after their split. Speaking to OK Magazine about their engagement, Katie said: 'It's refreshing to be with a man that if I decided I never wanted to work again, he'd look after me, I just love him. 'We'd spoken about it a lot, so I knew he was going to, I just didn't know when. It was amazing. Carl asked my mum and dad for per...
“My Choice Comes with Peace of Mind” Toyin Lawani Releases Pre-wedding Photos with her Man, Segun Adebayo
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“My Choice Comes with Peace of Mind” Toyin Lawani Releases Pre-wedding Photos with her Man, Segun Adebayo

Toyin Lawani, who announced her engagement on Valentine's day to her personal photographer, Segun Adebayo, has now shared pre-wedding photos. The stylist took to Instagram to reveal their wedding will hold in 2021. She shared their wedding hashtag alongside photos. This will be Toyin Lawani's second marriage and third time being engaged. She was married at 19 and gave birth to her first child, Tiannah, at 23. She later got engaged to Lord Triggs and they share a son together, Tenor. Her current fiancé, Segun Adebayo, is also said to have married a woman named Edel 6 years ago and they share 2 children. Their second child is said to be less than a year old. Below are Toyin Lawani's "pre-wedding" photos.
There will be no Increase in ex-depot Price of Petrol in May – NNPC
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There will be no Increase in ex-depot Price of Petrol in May – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said there will be no increase in the ex-depot price (price marketers buy products from depot owners; it determines the pump price at filling stations) of Premium Motor spirit also known as petrol in May. Group Managing Director of NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari gave the assurance at the end of a closed door meeting with Petroleum Transport Drivers (PTD), National Association of Road Transporters Owners (NARTO) and oil marketers in Abuja on Monday April 19. Mele said; “We want to inform oil marketing companies that NNPC will not increase the pump price of PMS in May. “I am giving the assurance and I ask Nigerians to go about their normal businesses; we have over 20 billion litres of petrol in our custody. “Many of you are awar...
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm breakup after four years together
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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez confirm breakup after four years together

Singer, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have confirmed that they have split, bringing their engagement to an end. In a joint statement, the couple who got engaged in 2019 announced they are better off as friends. The statement, shared with today, read: "We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. "We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. "Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support." This comes weeks after the 51-year-old singer and the 45-year-old former Yankees baseball player denied report of calling off their engagement and going seperate way...
South African rapper AKA’s fiancée, Nelli Tembe dies after reportedly jumping off 10th floor of hotel building
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South African rapper AKA’s fiancée, Nelli Tembe dies after reportedly jumping off 10th floor of hotel building

Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of popular South African hip hop artist, AKA, has died after she reportedly jumped out from the tenth floor of a hotel in the early hours of Sunday, April 11. The police said they are investigating the death of the 22-year-old lady which occurred at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town. The details around the incident are still sketchy, but Western Cape SA Police spokesperson, Captain Fredierick  van Wyk said crime-scene experts were looking for clues at the hotel. "Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 7.45am on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets, Cape Town CBD, where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased," he said in a statement. AKA's pu...
Five Adamawa Men Burnt to Death in Ghastly Motor Accident on their Way to a Friend’s Engagement Ceremony in Kaduna
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Five Adamawa Men Burnt to Death in Ghastly Motor Accident on their Way to a Friend’s Engagement Ceremony in Kaduna

Five men from Adamawa State have been killed in a ghastly car accident on their way to Kaduna State. Details of the targic accident are still sketchy, however, it was gathered that the men were burnt beyond recognition in the crash which occurred on Saturday, April 11. An aide to the Adamawa State Governor, Miracle Musa, said that the five men were on their way to Kaduna to attend a friend's engagement ceremony. "Five Adamawa boys, all perished, burnt beyond recognition. On their way to Kaduna to convey " kayan tambaya" for their friend's engagement. Three are from Bekaji while the other two were from Karewa GRA." he wrote. Two of the men have been so far identified as Saddam Aje Shinguboi and Mwaniya Japhet Gajere. Meanwhile, the senator representing Adamawa North, Isha...
Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo
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Congratulations Pour in as Actress Eve Esin Shares Baby Bump Photo

Eve Esin took to Instagram to post a baby bump photo and congratulatory messages are already pouring in from her fellow actors. The Nollywood actress was clad in a baby pink attire with a sash across her body reading, "Mom to be." Actress, Regina Daniels and other actors have left congratulatory messages following Eve's announcement. Eve Esin sparked engagement rumours last year when she shared a photo of herself wearing a ring with the word "taken" written in the caption. Though we aren't sure who Eve is pregnant for, but in November 2020, Eve was called out by her then fiance's ex wife, Uche Ubanwa Loveth who claimed the actress destroyed her marriage to movie producer, Chijioke Nneji. Uche also dragged her ex husband and claimed he called their kids ''bastards...
Jeannie Mai and Jeezy get Married one Year after their Engagement
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Jeannie Mai and Jeezy get Married one Year after their Engagement

Jeannie Mai, 42, and Jeezy, 43, got married in an intimate ceremony in Atlanta on March 27, one year after their engagement. The TV host and the rapper had originally wanted to get married at Lake Como or in the South of France, however, things changed due to the pandemic. Jeanne said: "We were really looking forward to having all of our friends and family there to celebrate. But we had to change all of our wedding plans due to COVID. After Jeezy’s mother unexpectedly passed, we quickly learned that life is too short. And at the end of the day, Jeezy and I really just wanted to become husband and wife. So we decided to turn our original wedding into a mini-mony, where we exchanged our vows in front of our immediate family and a few close friends." In a bid to keep their we...
Chioma’s Family Refunds Bride Price to Davido’s Family – Details
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Chioma’s Family Refunds Bride Price to Davido’s Family – Details

It’s official, there was no Assurance 2020 and there would be no Assurance 2021. Davido dated Chioma, played around with her emotions, got her pregnant and turned her into a baby mama all on the assurance that he would marry her. He then dumped her like all his other baby mamas. Their breakup is now official as controversial Nigerian investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo has released details. According to her, Chioma’s family has returned the bride price Davido and his family paid, signalling that they are no longer interested in their engagement becoming a marriage. Kemi dropped the gist on social media. “Chioma’s bride price has been refunded. You can now stop fasting and praying for David.” she wrote.
Jennifer Lopez and Fiancee Alex Rodriguez pictured kissing on a balcony days after their rumoured break up
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Jennifer Lopez and Fiancee Alex Rodriguez pictured kissing on a balcony days after their rumoured break up

Looks like all is well in Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez land as the couple were pictured kissing on a balcony in their hotel suite in the Dominican Republic where Jlo is filming. There were reports last week that Jlo and A-Rod had broken up after 4 years together. However, the 51-year-old singer and the 45-year-old former Yankees baseball player denied report of calling off their engagement and going separate ways. The couple said this in a joint statement they released on Saturday March 13, stressing that they are "working through some things." They also described the report as "inaccurate". The pair, who both started dating in 2017 after meeting a decade prior when she was married to Marc Anthony, got engaged in 2019 on the beach when he surprised her with a large dia...
What I told PSG players at half-time during 1-1 draw with Barcelona – Pochettino
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What I told PSG players at half-time during 1-1 draw with Barcelona – Pochettino

  Mauricio Pochettino has revealed what he told his players at half-time during their hard fought 1-1 with Barcelona in Paris on Wednesday. Having won the first leg 4-1 in Spain, the French club needed to stop Lionel Messi-led Barcelona from a dramatic comeback as they did in 2017. And Pochettino said he warned his players against letting that happen after Kylian Mbappe had cancelled out Messi’s opener and with the Argentine missing from the spot at the stroke of half time “We suffered a lot in the first half,” Pochettino told RMC Sport. “We struggled with the first pass. “I asked them to play. Of course I was not happy, I told the players that, but sometimes it happens and we were more combative in the second half. The important thing is that we are through. We ...
Nicolas Cage, 56, Ties the Knot for the 5th Time With 26-year-old Japanese Girlfriend Riko Shibata in Las Vegas
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Nicolas Cage, 56, Ties the Knot for the 5th Time With 26-year-old Japanese Girlfriend Riko Shibata in Las Vegas

American actor and filmmaker, Nicolas Cage has tied the knot for the fifth time to 26-year-old Japanese girlfriend Riko Shibata in a Las Vegas ceremony which was attended by his ex-wife and son The Oscar-winning actor, 56, married Riko in an 'intimate' wedding at the Wynn Casino and Hotel in Sin City back on February 16. The bride wore a black handmade Japanese Bridal Kimono from Kyoto and held a bouquet of yellow and red roses. While, Cage wore a black Tom Ford Tuxedo complete with a yellow rose buttonhole to match Riko's bouquet. Riko walked down the aisle to her favorite song Winter Song by Kiroro before they exchanged traditional Catholic and Shinto vows with poetry from Walt Whitman and Haiku 'sprinkled in', a rep for Cage told DailyMail.com. Cage, whose fourth...
Cossy Ojiakor’s ex, Abel covers up tattoo of her name
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Cossy Ojiakor’s ex, Abel covers up tattoo of her name

Cossy Ojiakor's ex, Abel Jurgen has covered up a tattoo of her name he got. Recall that Abel Jurgen had hinted on removing a tattoo of Cossy Ojiakor's name from his body after calling off their engagement following a fight in 2020. Abel who shared a photo of his arm to show the covered-up tattoo, also accused Cossy of hiring people to hack his social media accounts. He wrote; After covering up some #tattoos on my body. And after months of not chatting not talking to my #ex she decided to get someone to hack my account though she couldn’t get my Instagram,Facebook and yahoo mail accounts just my gmail account and I lost almost all my contacts, though it’s cool I still got 2 more gmails accounts... #fuck #fuckmyex #ilovebeingfree
386 Soldiers Resigned From the Nigerian Army in one year – House of Representatives
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386 Soldiers Resigned From the Nigerian Army in one year – House of Representatives

About 386 soldiers voluntarily disengaged from the army due to medical and other reasons in the second quarter of 2020 as confirmed by the House of Representatives Committee on Army. Abdulrazaq Namdas, Chairman of the committee revealed this while presenting a report to the house yesterday March 2. Namdazs said 356 soldiers left the army after losing interest, 24 left to take up traditional titles; while six were discharged on medical grounds. He also revealed that records also indicated that 6,752 soldiers were discharged from the service in the last five years; while 25,655 soldiers had got enlisted within the same period. The Chairman of the house  committee added that documents show that all the voluntarily discharged soldiers were Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO), ranging ...
SA Rapper AKA Engaged to Nelli Tembe; Shares Photos of her Engagement Ring
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SA Rapper AKA Engaged to Nelli Tembe; Shares Photos of her Engagement Ring

South African rapper, AKA, appears to have confirmed he's engaged after sharing two posts of his girlfriend's hand with an engagement ring on it. He first took to his feed to share a captionless photo of Nelli's hand with an engagement ring on her ring finger. Nelli also took to her Instagram Stories to share the same photo and she wrote: "I'm happy." AKA then reshared her post alongside a few words for the naysayers. He wrote: "LOL, you hunnies sayin' it will end in tears. Learn a thing or two because JOKES on you lovies for being fuckin' trolls. Happy frikken Monday." He also shared the news on Twitter and people commented, sympathising with his former girlfriends, Bonang Matheba and DJ Zinhle who share shares a baby with.
” I Said Yes” Azealia Banks’ Boyfriend, Ryder Ripps Proposes to her With a Jewish Ring
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” I Said Yes” Azealia Banks’ Boyfriend, Ryder Ripps Proposes to her With a Jewish Ring

American rapper, Azealia Banks is engaged. The 29-year-old "212" took to Instagram on Monday morning, February 22, to announce her engagement to her white boyfriend, Ryder Ripps, who gave her a Jewish ring during his proposal. Flaunting her engagement ring, Azealia wrote beneath the photo: 'I said yes!!! @ryder_ripps and I are engaged!!!!!! "I just got engaged kunts. I’m crying.... I’m Jewish now. MAZEL TOV BITCHES! WE IN HERE.... YERRRRRRR," she added in her post.   Azealia Banks and Ryder Ripps confirmed their relationship in June 2019.
2Baba & Annie team up with other celebrity couples to share love with Oraimo
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2Baba & Annie team up with other celebrity couples to share love with Oraimo

Like every other 14th February before it, 14.02.2021 was filled with laughter, love, gifts, and good cheer. The internet was flooded with pictures of couples having romantic dinners, gift exchanges, and engagement proposals; not a great time for singles who dropped funny memes and the popular “God when?” prayer requests in the comment sections of romantic posts. A singular event that stood out was the #sharelovewithoraimo campaign. Celebrity couples Tuface “2Baba” and Annie Idibia, Teddy A and BamBam, and Josh2funny and Bina all took to their Instagram live in partnership with oraimo to talk about what love meant to them. The live sessions were filled with laughter and love moments, as each couple recounted parts of their romantic journeys and what it was like to be married. ...
Police and Helicopters swarm Marilyn Manson’s Hollywood Home over ‘Concerns for his Safety’ Following Abuse and Assault Allegations from 11 Women 
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Police and Helicopters swarm Marilyn Manson’s Hollywood Home over ‘Concerns for his Safety’ Following Abuse and Assault Allegations from 11 Women 

LAPD officials swarmed Marilyn Manson's Hollywood Hills home on  Wednesday night over concerns for his safety after 11 women including his ex-girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood came come forward and accused the rocker of abuse and assault. According to TMZ, four police cruisers and an LAPD helicopter were dispatched to the singer's home around 6.00pm to perform a 'welfare check' on the 52-year-old after a concerned friend couldn't get in touch with him. Police later told DailyMail.com they were able to make contact with someone and found there was 'no evidence of any trouble whatsoever' at the property. In the last three days, almost a dozen women have accused Manson, real name Brian Warner, of abuse dating back several years. Hollywood actress,  Evan Rachel Wood ...
Love & Hip Hop star Masika Kalysha calls off her engagement
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Love & Hip Hop star Masika Kalysha calls off her engagement

Back in December 2020, Masika revealed that she's engaged to a man she met 10 years ago and ignored for over 9 years. She took to her Instagram stories to share a clip of her and a mystery man with an engagement ring on her finger. She later confirmed she's engaged to the man and called him her fiancé. Although little is known about the man who proposed to the reality star, Masika said that she’s known him for 10 years and he had appeared back into her life just 4 months ago. Well, in a statement released on her page this morning, Masika announced she has called off the engagement on grounds that the man was trying to use her to come up the ladder and was also extorting her.
Floyd Mayweather Denies Engagement to Girlfriend
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Floyd Mayweather Denies Engagement to Girlfriend

Floyd Mayweather has denied reports that he is engaged to his stripper girlfriend, Anna Monroe. The 43-year-old boxing champion, 43, took to Instagram on Thursday denying rumours with a post. Some media houses had reported that Mayweather recently engaged his girlfriend just a few weeks after their relationship came to light. A source told The Sun: “He was annoyed at first that the news of their relationship broke because he wanted to keep it private. Anna heightened speculations as she shared a picture of a huge diamond ring worn on her wedding finger on her Instagram page on Sunday. However, Floyd clarified in his Instagram post, saying engagement reports are just lies. “I am not engaged and have never been engaged or married, those are just rumours and lies,” his...
Tifany Trump Gets $1.2m Diamond Engagement Ring From Her Nigerian-Lebanese Boyfriend, Michael Boulos
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Tifany Trump Gets $1.2m Diamond Engagement Ring From Her Nigerian-Lebanese Boyfriend, Michael Boulos

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Tiffany Trump has received a 13-carat emerald-cut diamond engagement ring from her Nigerian-Lebanese boyfriend Michael Boulos. The 27-year-old announced her engagement on Tuesday, her father’s last full day at the White House. In a Twitter post, the Georgetown Law graduate described the engagement as her most special White House memory, while paying tribute to her fiancé, whom she has been dating for just over two years. “It has been an honor to celebrate many milestones, historic occasions and create memories with my family here at the White House, none more special than my engagement to my amazing fiancé @MichaelZBoulos! Feeling blessed and excited for the next chapter!” she wrote. Boulos responded to her engagement post in the comments, wri...
Orlando Pride And Brazil Star Marta Announces She Will Marry Teammate Toni Deion
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Orlando Pride And Brazil Star Marta Announces She Will Marry Teammate Toni Deion

  Orlando Pride and Brazil star Marta Vieira da Silva has announced her engagement to teammate Toni Deion Pressley after the pair fell in love at the club. The 34-year-old, a six-time World Player of the Year winner regarded by many as the greatest female footballer of all time, posted the news to her 2.3 million Instagram followers this week alongside several pictures of the happy couple. She wrote: "This is another chapter of the story that we are writing together." The pair are believed to have met at Florida-based Orlando Pride in 2017 and according to NewsChain, the pair made their relationship public two years later. Those reports suggest a date for the wedding has not been confirmed as of yet, but the big day is not expected until after the 2021 National Women'...
Empire star, Gabby Sidibe engaged to her boyfriend, Brandon Frankel
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Empire star, Gabby Sidibe engaged to her boyfriend, Brandon Frankel

Precious and Empire star, Gabourey Sidibe, 37, is engaged to boyfriend Brandon Frankel, 35. The pair who have been dating for a while took to their respective Instagram accounts to announce their engagement. Sharing a video of her and Brandon with her engagement ring on display, Gabourey wrote: "It’s weird that people think we’re already married but I guess our hearts and intentions for each other are just that clear to see. "My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist. "@brandontour made up a song for when i put my bonnet on at night. The second I look a bit stressed and overwhelmed, he jumps into action to take over what he can for me. Every moment with him is a joy. He is the partner i thought I was too i...
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We have failed our children – Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has raised of alarm of parents failing their children. Speaking during a stakeholders’ engagement with 77 district heads, religious and community leaders from the 23 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State on Saturday October 31, the Minister stated that parents have failed their children by not instilling same values they had in them. Ahmed said; “We are calling the attention of parents that we have failed our children in the sense that the kind of values we use to have is no more. “We need to remind ourselves that our children need to be upright and that this criminality going on, on daily basis, is not for their benefits and the benefit of the state and country.”   Commenting on the state of security ...
Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba Announce Engagement
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Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba Announce Engagement

Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba has announced his marriage engagement with a yet-to-be-known lady whose face was stylishly hidden in the photos he posted on his Instagram page. Williams Uchemba later unveiled his wife to be in a Video he shared on his Instagram page. Posting the pictures, he wrote: "There comes a time in a man’s life when he needs to settle and there is no better time than now. For years, my major prayer point has been for God to give me a Life and Destiny partner that can understand my complex nature, as well as my calling to serve God and Humanity and vice versa. I have discovered that marriage is not only about procreation and pleasure. Just as significantly, it is about two people coming together to achieve the assignment given to them by God, the Cr...
Rapper, Lil Wayne Moves on with Another Plus-size Model two months after calling off his Engagement to model La’Tecia Thomas
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Rapper, Lil Wayne Moves on with Another Plus-size Model two months after calling off his Engagement to model La’Tecia Thomas

Looks like Lil Wayne is now only into plus-size models. The American rapper, 34, has moved on with Savage X Fenty plus-size model, Denise Bidot, pictured in the middle,  just two months after calling off his engagement to Australian plus-sized model, La'Tecia Thomas - pictured above far right. Fans first suspected the love connection between Lil Wayne and Denise Bidot after noticing that the model is the only person the rapper is following on Instagram. Wayne also made reference to his new relationship on Young Money Radio during an interview with Nicki Minaj on Friday’s episode. While discussing marriage and relationships, Nicki told Wayne that she had finally taken his advice. “Remember when you was telling me that I be having an attitude all the time because I nee...
WHO DG, African UN Officials Condemn Racism in America, Others
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WHO DG, African UN Officials Condemn Racism in America, Others

Some senior United Nations (UN) officials have issued a joint statement condemning “pervasive and systemic racism” in the United States and other countries. NAN reports that the officials, who are Africans or of African descent, told the international community to go beyond just condemning the act. The 21 signatories include the Director-General, World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus, and the Executive-Director, Joint UN AIDS Programme, Winnia Byanyima. The statement was in reaction to protests in the U.S. triggered by the death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck on May 25. It stated that their solidarity with the peaceful demonstrations was in line with their “responsibilities and oblig...
Mobile Classroom Unveils Monthly Academic Quiz Competition0
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Mobile Classroom Unveils Monthly Academic Quiz Competition0

200 Nigerian Students to win N20, 000 each monthly Mobile Classroom, the first indigenous audiovisual classroom mobile application that enables students to go through classroom-based learning on mobile devices and computers, has announced a monthly scholarship quiz competition tagged "Mobile Classroom Digital Quiz". This scholarship quiz contest is aimed at motivating learning and inspiring students towards improving the quality of the education system in Nigeria. The monthly scholarship quiz competition which will be driven by cash prizes among students will be Pan-Nigeria. It is designed to engender quality performance in the senior secondary school examinations organized by the West African Examination Council (WAEC), National Examination Council (NECO) and Unified Tertiary Ma...
Chioma’s Engagement Ring to Davido has Been Taken From – Olunloyo
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Chioma’s Engagement Ring to Davido has Been Taken From – Olunloyo

Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has claimed that Chioma‘s engagement ring to Davido has been retrieved by the singer. Taking to Twitter, the popular journalist insinuated that Davido collected back the engagement ring which he gave her some months back. She asked her fans if any of them know the reason why the singer took the engagement ring from his fiance. In her words; “#BREAKING EXCLUSIVE. Does anyone know why Chioma Rowland’s engagement ring to singer Davido taken from her?#Kemitalks”. While most of her fans were curious to know the reason behind her claims, others bashed her for always poke-nosing into Davido’s affairs. launch with celebrities in Africa The controversial journalist, of course has been for ages, on the family issue of the Adelekes,...
I Paid A Price For Fame – IG Comedian, Steve Chuks
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I Paid A Price For Fame – IG Comedian, Steve Chuks

Nigerian-born Actor, Comedian and Media personality, Akaelu Steven Ebuka, professionally known as Steve Chuks  says he paid a price for the fame he is today enjoying. In an interview with Sun news, the 23-years-old UNILAG graduate said; “Honestly, I’d say the major challenge is getting people to love your contents, the consistency and then keeping up with engagements and creation for contents. That’s why I would advise young people trying to be like me to, first of all, be certain that they have passion for what they are doing, then consistency and hard work are a must to attain any level of success.” On who his role models are Steve Chuks said; “I started creating contents back in 2013 and then got into the movie industry in 2014 before taking a break for school. I came back in 2...
Lil Wayne Reportedly Breaks Off Engagement With BBW Model La’Tecia
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Lil Wayne Reportedly Breaks Off Engagement With BBW Model La’Tecia

Veteran rapper Lil Wayne has been lovey-dovey with his new Australian model La’Tecia Thomas. Wayne confirmed his affair with the BBW on his ‘Funeral’ album. On one track, he raps, “I got a wifey from Australia.” In another, he calls his girlfriend a “BBW” on the same track he says that she’s a “250 pound White girl”. It didn’t take long before rumors that Weezy is now engaged to the plus-sized model started circulating online after she’s seen you rocking a diamond ring on her finger. The couple has also been stepping out together lately and they seemingly confirmed the engagement reports. Lil Wayne who has over 12 million followers on Instagram has not been following anyone in return. But he broke the pattern when he started following his new girlfriend La’Tecia on Insta...
Serena Williams reveals Cheeky Way her Husband Alexis wooed her at a Restaurant
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Serena Williams reveals Cheeky Way her Husband Alexis wooed her at a Restaurant

Multiple Grand Slam winner, Serena Williams, has opened up about the first time she met husband Alexis Ohanian, and how they got talking at a restaurant. The tennis legend in a recent Instagram post, spoke about the early days of their relationship. In the post, Serena Williams revealed details about the first time they met, either five or six years ago. The American tennis star had spent most of her years winning Grand Slam titles without having a man to accompany her success. But according to her post on Instagram, she briefly narrated how the journey began five or six years ago in Roma, Italy. The Olympic gold medalist was chilling out in a restaurant in Italy when the chief executive officer of Reddit made advances at her and the rest is now history. ‘This trip start...
The Untold Stories Of Herbs And Spices
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The Untold Stories Of Herbs And Spices

This is not farfetched from your favourite spices and herbs used in cooking. Have you ever wandered down the herb and spice aisle at your grocery store and wonder what people do with all those powders and seeds. Maybe you have. But have you ever wondered where they came from, why we use them? what their unique stories are? Then get ready because I am about to help you unlock the mysteries behind one or more of your most favourite herbs and spice of all time. It’s actually interesting to know that your recipes can take on a whole new dimension when you consider the meanings of the spice and herbs used. Let’s explore a few: • Basil = good wishes Rose = love • Marjoram = happiness Cumin = engagement • Bay = victory Rosemary = remembrance • Mugwort = happy travels Hyssop = cleanlines...
FG Receives $311m Abacha Loot From US and Bailiwick of Jersey
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FG Receives $311m Abacha Loot From US and Bailiwick of Jersey

The Federal government has received $311,797,866.11, the third tranche of the former head of state, late General Sani Abacha loot, from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey. Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, disclosed this in a statement released today May 4 by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umar Gwandu. According to Malami, the amount increased significantly from over $308 million mentioned in an earlier statement in February to over $311million as a result of the interest that accrued from February 3 to April 28, when the fund was transferred to the Central Bank of Nigeria. Malami said the latest recovery would support and assist in expediting the construction of three major infrastructure projects acro...
Former Super Falcons coach Eucharia Uche cries out after going three years without pay
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Former Super Falcons coach Eucharia Uche cries out after going three years without pay

The former international has expressed her disappointment over her inability to access her salary for the last three years with the Owerri outfit Head coach of Heartland Queens, Eucharia Uche, says she is yet to receive any salary since she was appointed three years ago by the Imo state government. Uche was the first woman to win the African Women's Cup of Nations as a player and coach in 2010, with Nigeria and later led the Super Falcons to the 2011 Women's World Cup in Germany. She joined the Nigeria Women's Premier League (NWPL) outfit in 2017 from now-defunct COD United Ladies, following the disbandment of the Lagos based women's team. Despite being relegated in 2018, the 46-year-old helped the Owerri outfit back to the top flight a year later but is now owed a backlog of sal...
Covid-19: Governor Bello of Niger goes into self-isolation
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Covid-19: Governor Bello of Niger goes into self-isolation

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State has gone into self-isolation along with members of his family as a precautionary measure against the spread of Coronavirus in the state. Dr Maku Sidi, the state Commissioner for Health, confirmed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Wednesday. Sidi also said the entire members of the state executive council are going into self-isolation as part of the proactive measures adopted by the state government to curb the spread. “There is no cause for alarm, we are doing every thing humanly possible to deal with the situation at hand as a normal precautionary measure. “Gov. Bello was in Abuja for APC Governor’s Forum and other official engagements and have in contact with those suspected to be having the case...
Gospel Artiste, Lanre Teriba Attacked and Butchered by Unknown Gunmen in Lagos
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Gospel Artiste, Lanre Teriba Attacked and Butchered by Unknown Gunmen in Lagos

Popular Gospel artiste, Lanre Teriba aka Atorise attacked by unknown gunmen in Lagos on Saturday. The unknown gunmen leaved him with severe injuries on his head. Furthermore, an eye witness said the incident took place along Berger road linking Lagos/ Ibadan expressway on Saturday night The artiste was coming back from an engagement. Below are the photos of the incident:
43 Rifles Recovered from Bauchi Forest
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43 Rifles Recovered from Bauchi Forest

43 rifles and 1,117 ammunition hidden at Lame/Burra forest in Ningi Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi state, have been recovered by security operatives. The arms were uncovered by a renowned bounty hunter, Ali Kwara who led the operation in collaboration with security agents. Though no arrest was made, the recovered ammunitions were however exhibited at Bauchi Government House. Governor Bala Mohammad commended security operatives and also described the arms recovery as a "great feat". He stated that there would be no hiding place for criminals in the state. Bala said; “In collaboration with the police, we have really confiscated this from bandits who are at large and they have run away from Bauchi. “There are some informants within and outside the towns of Bauchi and...
Malami Reveals how Nigeria Can End Farmers/Herdsmen Crisis
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Malami Reveals how Nigeria Can End Farmers/Herdsmen Crisis

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, says stakeholder engagement will resolve the protracted farmer/herder’s conflict in Nigeria. He gave the suggestion at the AB Dikko memorial symposium held on Saturday in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State. Malami noted that the challenge required real-time and practically-oriented solutions. “The better approach towards resolving the crisis over the short, medium and long terms is to directly involve the stakeholders in the coming up with solutions at the conception, implementation and monitoring phases,” he said. He added that community-oriented approach would yield greater dividend “in diffusing and eventually eliminating the menace that has retarded economic developm...
Actress Amanda Bynes Announces Engagement to Mystery man on Instagram
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Actress Amanda Bynes Announces Engagement to Mystery man on Instagram

American actress, Amanda Bynes has announced her engagement to a mystery man. The 33-year-old former child star took to Instagram on Valentine's Day to share a photo of her hand wearing a diamond ring alongside a man's hand wearing a plain gold band. She wrote in her caption: 'Engaged to tha love of my life,' without revealing the identity of her husband to be. In the past, the Easy A star has been linked to Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and her Sydney White co-star Matt Long. Amanda Bynes rose to prominence as a child star in the late 1990s and early 2000s on Nickelodeon through their sketch comedy series All That, and its spinoff series The Amanda Show.
Actress Anna Faris Confirms she’s Engaged and Says She would Officiate her own Wedding
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Actress Anna Faris Confirms she’s Engaged and Says She would Officiate her own Wedding

Anna Faris has confirmed she is engaged three years after her split from ex-husband Chris Pratt. The 43-year-old American actress, who has been dating cinematographer Michael Barrett after her split from the actor, confirmed her engagement to host James Corden on "The Late Late Show" this week. The Scary Movie star sparked engagement rumors earlier in February when she posted a photo with Jason Biggs in which she flaunted a massive ring on her finger. When Corden asked Faris about the ring on The Late Late Show, the actress confirmed she's getting married again. He pointed out the "unbelievable" canary yellow rock on her left ring finger, saying:"This was not here the last time you were on the show," Corden said. "Look at this ring!" Faris thanked the host while flauntin...
BBNaija’s Seyi Awolowo and Girlfriend, Adeshola are Engaged
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BBNaija’s Seyi Awolowo and Girlfriend, Adeshola are Engaged

Seyi Awolowo, a 2019 housemate of Big Brother Naija Reality Show and grandson of former Premier of Western region Obafemi Awolowo, is now engaged to his girlfriend Adeshola. The reality show star's girlfriend confirmed their engagement by flashing her engagement ring in a short video she shared on her insta-story. Here are screenshots below;
Iyabo Ojo Shades Fathia Balogun’s Engagement News
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Iyabo Ojo Shades Fathia Balogun’s Engagement News

Nigerian actress, Iyabo Ojo has taken to Instagram to react to reports of her former friend and colleague, Fathia Balogun’s engagement. Taking to the photo-sharing platform, the actress shared a video of herself laughing, asking her fans to caption it. The mother of two also shared a cryptic post on her story feature about liars. Recall that Iyabo Ojo called out a certain actress on her birthday describing the person as a liar, evil and betrayer. Although the actress didn't call a particular name but she gave a enough hint for one to dictate who she was referring to. Read here Ojo also threatened to block anyone who writes rubbish on her page. The actress has been at loggerheads with Balogun for snitching about her failed operation in Turkey and she is yet to let go of the...
Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez are Engaged – Sanchez’s brother claims in defamation lawsuit against the Amazon founder
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Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez are Engaged – Sanchez’s brother claims in defamation lawsuit against the Amazon founder

Amazing CEO and World's richest man, Jeff Bezos, is reportedly engaged to his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, her brother has claimed in a lawsuit. Hollywood talent manager, Michael Sanchez is currently suing Bezos and his security consultant Gavin de Becker for defamation. On Friday, Sanchez's brother, Michael Sanchez, filed a defamation lawsuit that claimed Bezos and his security consultant, Gavin de Becker, falsely told journalists he was the one who had provided Bezos' and Lauren Sanchez's nude photos to the National Enquirer in 2018. In the defamation lawsuit, he filed in Los Angeles, Michael also referred to Bezos as his sister's 'current fiance' and described his sister as Bezos' fiancee. According to Mail Online, the lawsuit contains several allegations about Bezos and h...
Buhari Launches Three Combat Helicopters In Abuja
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Buhari Launches Three Combat Helicopters In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday launched three new acquired combat helicopters at the Eagle Square in Abuja. The combat helicopters include two Augusta 109 and one Mi-171E combat helicopters. The ceremony took place during the induction ceremony of the Nigerian Air Force’s at the state capital. The event also witnessed so many air displays and simulation exercises which focuses on rescue operations and engagement of bandits and others threats to national security. Under the Buhari administration, NAF has procured and inducted several fighter aircraft, helicopter gunships. See photos from the ceremony below… President @MBuhari arrives Eagle Square for the induction ceremony of Nigerian Air Force 3 brand new combat helicopters. Under this administration, ...
Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Announces her Engagement with Dazzling ‘£22,000’ Diamond Ring
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Supermodel Jourdan Dunn Announces her Engagement with Dazzling ‘£22,000’ Diamond Ring

English supermodel and actress, Jourdan Dunn, has announced her engagement to a mystery man. The 29-year-old mother of one took to Instagram to share a romantic picture of herself rocking a dazzling '£22,000' diamond ring and hinted that she would be taking the last name Hamilton. Captioning the photo of her ring-clad hand being held by her husband-to-be, Jourdan wrote: 'Jourdan Dunn Hamilton ....... has a nice ring to it!' The supermodel who has never revealed the name or identity of her partner, sparked engagement rumours on 1 January, when she shared a photo of herself, her son Riley, and her now-fiancé at a beach in Jamaica. She wrote in her caption:  '2009 my son entered my life, 2019 my life partner entered my life. Stepping into 2020 with both by my side is price...

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