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DMX’s Family Denies Reports that Beyonce and Jay-Z Purchased the Late Rapper’s Master Recordings for $10M
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DMX’s Family Denies Reports that Beyonce and Jay-Z Purchased the Late Rapper’s Master Recordings for $10M

The family of DMX have shut down rumors claiming Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z bought the late rapper's master recordings for $10million. The hip-hop icon, real name Earl Simmons, was hospitalized after he suffered a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack on April 2. He died on Friday, April 9, at the age of 50. After his death, rumours surfaced that Beyoncé and her Jay-Z had purchased the late rapper's master recordings for $10million. However, this has been dismissed by the family of DMX. In a statement shared by Complex, DMX's family said: 'There have been a few rumors following our loved one, Earl Simmons', passing that we'd like to clear up. No one has bought Earl's masters.' The family also warned members of the public not to get scammed by people trying to raise...
Hit-and-run Driver Kills a Child in Anambra
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Hit-and-run Driver Kills a Child in Anambra

An unidentified speeding driver of a Toyota Camry car with registration number KJA-172CE, killed a male child crossing the road in Nteje, the headquarter of Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The accident happened opposite Oyi Divisional Police Headquarters on Sunday night, April 11. Mr Andrew Kumapayi, the FRSC Sector Commander in Anambra, who confirmed the incident in Awka on Monday, April 12, said that a total of six persons – one male adult, one female adult, two male children, and two female children, were involved in the accident. “One male child crossing the road was knocked down by the speeding driver, and was rushed to Chira hospital, Awkuzu by FRSC rescue team from Nteje. The child was later confirmed dead by the doctor on duty. His body has been deposited a...
Konshisha Crisis: Ortom Apologizes To Families Of Slain Soldiers
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Konshisha Crisis: Ortom Apologizes To Families Of Slain Soldiers

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has apologized to the bereaved families of the 12 soldiers who were ambushed and killed about a week ago by armed bandits at Bonta community in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, of the state. The Governor also condoled President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief of Army Staff and the leadership of the armed forces in the country over the murder of the military personnel in the state. Speaking Monday at the funeral of the personnel at the Wurukum Military Cemetery in Makurdi the Governor who condemned the murder and described it as unfortunate promised to collaborate with the military to apprehend the masterminds of the dastardly act. “I condole Mr President who is the Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces, the Chief of Army Staff and indeed ...
Update: AKA’s Family and Tembe’s Family Confirm Death of the Rapper’s 22-year-old Fiancée, Nellie Tembe
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Update: AKA’s Family and Tembe’s Family Confirm Death of the Rapper’s 22-year-old Fiancée, Nellie Tembe

The families of Anele 'Nellie' Tembe and rapper Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes have confirmed the death of 22-year-old bride-to-be. Tembe, who is engaged to AKA, reportedly 'fell' from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town on Sunday morning, April 11. The Tembe and Forbes families, in a joint statement, confirmed Tembe's death, but did not state the cause of death.   "It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancée, daughter, sister, daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe," the statement read. The families said they were still in shock and are dealing with their emotions, adding that AKA was 'inconsolable' while surrounded by close family and friends. "We are still in sh...
Imo monarch, Eze Charles Iroegbu, and his Chiefs Kidnapped
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Imo monarch, Eze Charles Iroegbu, and his Chiefs Kidnapped

Eze Charles Iroegbu, the traditional ruler of Umuezie community of Nguru Mbaise in Aboh Mbaise LGA of Imo State, has been kidnapped. He was kidnapped with some of his cabinet chiefs. The victims were said to be coming from a traditional wedding at Mbano when they were kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday, April 6 at the popular Seven and Half junction in the Obowo area of the state. The kidnappers is yet to reach out to the families of the victims.
Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress
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Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress

Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan has sparked anger after he appeared to link the rise in rape to how some women dress. The Pakistani leader made the comments during a recent live event dubbed “Prime Minister On Call With You” in which he answers questions from the public. During his appearance on the show, Khan said the traditional Islamic head covering – would protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. He also said vulgarity and obscenity combine to destroy societies and families. “If you keep increasing vulgarity in a society, then definitely there will be this impact,” he said. “What is the whole concept of observing the veil? It is so that there is no temptation in society. Each individual does not have the willpower or stre...
Bandits released us on their own – Freed Kaduna student says
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Bandits released us on their own – Freed Kaduna student says

One of the students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Mando, Kaduna State who have been reunited with their families after being freed by bandits, has spoken about how they were freed. Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan who first announced the release of the students had said; “The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government that five of the many kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Kaduna were recovered this afternoon and are presently in a military facility where they are undergoing a thorough medical check-up." Army Spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Yerima Mohammed while speaking about the "rescued" students, said the GOC 1 Division commended the troops for their "effort...
Obiano Gives Families Of Slain Police Officers ₦1 Million Each
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Obiano Gives Families Of Slain Police Officers ₦1 Million Each

Families of seventeen security officials who were victims of the recent unfortunate incidents in some parts of Anambra state in the last six months, have recieved sympathy and aid from the state government. They were given cash donation of one million naira each. Governor Willie Obiano who performed the function at the Governor's Lodge, Onitsha, also compensated the family of the late President General of Omor community, Barrister Francis Onwuachi who was kidnapped and murdered. While eleven police officers were killed, four naval personnel were killed, as well as two murdered personnel of the Nigeria Correctional Service. Governor Obiano who expressed optimism that the aid will provide relief to the family members of the officers who fell in the line of duty, explained tha...
Kylie Jenner faces backlash for asking her followers to donate towards her makeup artist’s treatment after he was involved in an accident
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Kylie Jenner faces backlash for asking her followers to donate towards her makeup artist’s treatment after he was involved in an accident

Kylie Jenner has been slammed for asking her followers to donate to makeup artist, Samuel Rauda's surgery. Samuel Rauda, celebrity makeup artist and friend of cosmetics entrepreneur Kylie Jenner, was in a serious car accident earlier this month, resulting in serious head injuries. Rauda's family set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his medical expenses and Kylie shared the GoFundMe and asked her followers to donate for his brain surgery. Kylie posted: "May God watch over you and protect you @makeupbysamuel. Everyone take a moment to say a prayer for Sam who got in an accident this past weekend. And swipe up to visit his families go fund me." Kylie Jenner donated $5,000 towards the fund, while other celebrities like Bella Thorne, Sofia Richie and Huda Kattan also do...
Relationships are Just a Waste of Precious Time These Days – Uti Nwachukwu
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Relationships are Just a Waste of Precious Time These Days – Uti Nwachukwu

Actor Uti Nwachukwu believes that relationships in today's world are just a waste of time. According to him, people are getting married for different reasons now such as dating for money, to cover up the culture conditioned shame of being single as well as marrying to cater for their families. ''Relationships are just a waste of precious time these days! People dating for money. People dating to get access to others they want to sleep with. Unhappy People marrying Unhappy people to cover the culture conditioned shame of being single People marrying to cater for their Family. At this rate, with the kind of humans that we have now, e be like to protect your future, peace and stability, na Surrogate/ sperm Bank Sure pass. That way your kids are your kids and no one can destroy your...
Singer, Simon Cowell Engages in a ‘Heated Discussion with Partner Lauren Silverman in the street’ While out with their Son
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Singer, Simon Cowell Engages in a ‘Heated Discussion with Partner Lauren Silverman in the street’ While out with their Son

Simon Cowell was pictured having a heated discussion in the street with his partner Lauren Silverman. The heated discussion occurred as the music mogul, 61, headed out for a dog walk with Lauren, 43, and their son Eric, seven, in London on Friday, February 26. In the pictures, Simon and Lauren appeared deep in a heated discussion. At one point, Lauren was seen walking away from Simon who then tries to stop her. According to onlookers, the pair appeared to be 'very fraught' and walked at a distance to each other following the conversation. A passer-by told The Sun: 'Simon started to walk off and Lauren was walking behind him. Then he stopped and they seemed to be rowing. Simon had a face like thunder. 'It appeared to be very fraught. Lauren turned to move off ...
Commercial Tricycle Operator Rescues two Children Kidnapped by a Couple in Ebonyi
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Commercial Tricycle Operator Rescues two Children Kidnapped by a Couple in Ebonyi

A commercial tricycle operator and Ebonyi State University graduate, Ogwogu Chidi Nwuzor, has rescued two of the three children kidnapped by a husband and wife in Ikwo and Izzi Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered the luck ran out of the kidnappers at Nkaliki Road, Abakaliki metropolis when Nwuzor, who was conveying them to a park became suspicious upon seeing how unkept the children were. According to Nwuzor,  when he questioned them, the woman said the children were her sister’s children and that the crisis between Ikwo and Abakaliki people caused her to take them away. But he instead raised the alarm and attracted the attention of people who alerted the police. Spokesperson of the Ebonyi State Police Command, DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the inciden...
New Zealand Holds Memorial for 185 Victims of Christchurch Earthquake 10Years After
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New Zealand Holds Memorial for 185 Victims of Christchurch Earthquake 10Years After

New Zealand lowered its flags on Monday Februarty 22, as it marked the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people. Hundreds of people attended an outdoor service in Christchurch, which continues to rebuild from the magnitude 6.3 quake that destroyed much of its downtown in 2011. According to Reuters, a separate service was also held in the Japanese city of Toyama, home to 12 students who died in the quake. Speaking at the Christchurch ceremony, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (pictured top left) said it was important to remember that 87 of the victims were foreigners and many of their families couldn't be there because of coronavirus travel restrictions. “Our flags fly at half-mast for them today too,” she said. Christchurch ...
Atiku, Saraki React to Military Plane Crash in Abuja Airport
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Atiku, Saraki React to Military Plane Crash in Abuja Airport

  Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the military plane crash in Abuja. DAILY POST had reported that military aircraft, King Air 350 crashed on Sunday morning on the runway of Abuja airport. Confirming the incident, Air Force Director of public relations and information, Air Vice Marshall Ibikunle Daramola disclosed that an investigation has been ordered to determine cause of plane crash. Reacting, Atiku commiserated with the families of those who lost loved ones in the crash. In a tweet, Atiku wrote: “I have just learnt of the crash of a military aircraft near Abuja. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those onboard the ill-fated flight.” On his part, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki tw...
Borno accident: Zulum’s aide clarifies “death” of Mai Kanuribe of Lagos, others
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Borno accident: Zulum’s aide clarifies “death” of Mai Kanuribe of Lagos, others

The Borno State Government says the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum was not involved in any accident. His spokesman, Isa Gusau, gave the clarification in a statement in reaction to a fatal auto crash on Tuesday. Gusau confirmed the death of Mai Kanuribe (King of Kanuri) of Lagos, Mustapha Muhammad, and two others who died along Maiduguri-Mafa road. He said the Mai had traveled to Mafa in solidarity with the Zulum administration and the All Progressives Congress (APC). “However, the Mai left Mafa on his way back to Maiduguri, while the governor was still in Mafa. The governor, Senator Kashim Shettima and some leaders came across the accident on way back from Mafa. “As expected, the governor and those accompanying him, followed bodies of the Mai, and others, to their familie...
Families Of Six Slain Igbo Soldiers Drag Buratai, Army To ICC – Lawyer
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Families Of Six Slain Igbo Soldiers Drag Buratai, Army To ICC – Lawyer

The families of six soldiers who were allegedly secretly tried and executed by the Nigerian Army in Abuja have dragged the Nigerian Army and the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (retd.) to the International Criminal Court, according to their lawyer. SaharaReporters was told by the lawyer, Barrister E. R. Okoroafor, that the army authorities and Buratai would be served the court papers in the coming week. Okoroafor stated that he was at the ICC in the Hague, the Netherlands, where he personally made the application, adding that he did not expect the army to own up to the incident. A coalition of civil societies in the South-East had in a release on Monday alleged that six soldiers, attached to the Armoury Department of the Mogadishu Cantonment, Asokoro, ...
Army Refuses To Release Bodies Of Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram To Families – SR
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Army Refuses To Release Bodies Of Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram To Families – SR

Baring any last-minute change, the Nigerian Army will on Tuesday give soldiers recently killed on the front in the fight against insurgency a ‘secret and undignified burial’, multiple military sources told SaharaReporters. In the last one month, Boko Haram terrorists have targeted soldiers, waiting in ambush for them. About three soldiers were killed on Friday when the insurgents engaged the military in a four-hour battle to take control of Dikwa town in Borno State. The attack happened few hours after Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai handed over to Major General Ibrahim Attahiru as the Chief of Army Staff. The gun battle, which started around 6:00pm and lasted till around 10:00pm, claimed many casualties, including soldiers. On January 22, 2021, the group ambushed and f...
Biden administration halts student loan repayment and keeps interest rate at 0%
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Biden administration halts student loan repayment and keeps interest rate at 0%

Following a request from President Biden, the Education Department said Wednesday, Jan 20, it would extend the suspension of federal student loan payments through Sept. 30. This is in fulfilment of Biden’s pledge to give borrowers some breathing room as the economy struggles to find its footing. "Too many Americans are struggling to pay for basic necessities and to provide for their families," the Education Department said in a statement Wednesday. "They should not be forced to choose between paying their student loans and putting food on the table." In the statement, the acting secretary of education added that the agency would extend the pause on federal student loan payments and collections and keep the interest rate at 0 percent. Biden’s request for the extension was part o...
Victims’ families, hospitals threatened, bribed to keep sealed lips, #ENDSARS protester tells panel
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Victims’ families, hospitals threatened, bribed to keep sealed lips, #ENDSARS protester tells panel

No fewer than 15 ENDSARS protesters, Friday, came to protest at the Lagos State Court of Arbitration and Mediation in Lekki, venue of Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS-related abuses and other matters, saying they suffered gunshot wounds during the #EndSARS protests in Lagos. The victims, led by their lawyer, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, and accompanied by family members and other #EndSARS protesters including a petitioner Dabiraoluwa Adeyinka, said they had come to debunk claims that nobody died or was shot on the night of October 20, at Lekki Tollgate. Adeyinka alleged that families of victims and hospitals were being threatened or offered money to keep mum; and mentioned some of the hospitals. Adeyinka said: “We took dead bodies to a hospital...
Rashford ‘overwhelmed with pride’ as UK government agrees to new child food poverty plan
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Rashford ‘overwhelmed with pride’ as UK government agrees to new child food poverty plan

  The Manchester United star appears to have forced another change of Downing Street policy over the provision of help to disadvantaged youngsters   Marcus Rashford says he has been left "overwhelmed with pride" after his latest campaigning prompted the UK government to propose a new plan to combat child food poverty. The striker spoke with prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday after Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win at Everton, to discuss help for underprivileged families in the winter months. Rashford has been leading a campaign to have the government's free school meals scheme extended over the holidays to help struggling families, particularly those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the latest UK lockdown measures.
EndSARS: We Will Compensate Families Of Slain Policemen – Governor Makinde
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EndSARS: We Will Compensate Families Of Slain Policemen – Governor Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday November 2, announced that the Oyo state government will be compensating families of Policemen who lost their lives during the peaceful #EndSARS protests which was hijacked by hoodlums. The Oyo state Governor said this while speaking at the Oyo State Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force, Eleyele, Ibadan. Makinde who disclosed that N500 million fund has already been set aside to compensate victims of police brutality and injustice, commiserated with officers and men of the Police Command over the loss of their officers as well as the destruction of a number of structures and equipment. The Governor stated that government will continue to work together with the force to make Oyo State safe and secure for residents, and further urged the Police...
‘Turn Back Your Children And Husband If They Bring Back Unaccounted Goods –  Buhari To Wives, Families On Looting
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‘Turn Back Your Children And Husband If They Bring Back Unaccounted Goods – Buhari To Wives, Families On Looting

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked parents and guardians not to encourage their children and wards to partake in the nationwide looting, destruction of property. “Families must turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods, in the same way, wives must ask their husbands to return looted items brought home,” the President said. This statement is coming just as the judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Lagos State Government and other states start sitting on Monday to look into the pillage that ensued following a rather abrupt halt to the #EndSARS protests across the country. President Buhari in a statement on Sunday expressed his full support and optimism that it will assist the nation to give justice to peaceful protesters who lost their lives, security men who were mu...
EndSARS: Oyo Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims
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EndSARS: Oyo Releases ₦1 Million Each To Families Of Isiaka, Other Slain Victims

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Tuesday, paid a condolence visit to the family of deceased Jimoh Isiaka and two other victims of the violence that erupted during the ENDSARS protests. Makinde was accompanied by top government functionaries, the Speaker, Oyo state Hosue of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, and some lawmakers. He explained that beyond the EndSARS protest, most Nigerians have become frustrated over prevailing harsh economic reality in the country and if government fail to address youth idleness with gainful employment there might be a future disaster The governor also noted that while his government was not against peaceful protest, protesters must be responsible enough to voice their concerns as the state government would work more at ensuring youths in the sta...
Lagos Helicopter Crash: Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu Condole With Families
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Lagos Helicopter Crash: Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu Condole With Families

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDOLES WITH FAMILIES OF LAGOS HELICOPTER CRASH VICTIMSPresident Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with families, friends and associates of victims of the Bell 206 helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation which crashed Friday into a building in Opebi, Lagos State.While the nation awaits report of investigation into the accident by aviation regulatory agencies, the President prays that God will console the bereaved families, grant peace to the souls of the dead and speedy recovery for the injured.Femi AdesinaSpecial Adviser to the President(Media & Publicity)August 28, 2020 GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU COMMISERATES WITH FAMILIES OF HELICOPTER CRASH VICTIMSGovernor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu has commiserated with families, friends and associates of the victims o...
Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin
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Seven oil Workers Killed in an Explosion at the Benin River Basin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed the death of seven oil workers killed in an explosion that occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture. A statement from the corporation said the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 8 during the installation of a ladder on a platform (Benin River Valve Station) for access during discharging of Gbetiokun production. The statement said that a detailed investigation into the cause of the explosion has commenced. ''The bodies of casualties have been deposited in a morgue in Sapele, while families of the personnel involved are being contacted by their employers: Weld Affairs and Flow Impact, which are consultants to NPDC.'' ...
Keita Balde hits out at racism in Spain: Black Lives Matter only if you’re a star
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Keita Balde hits out at racism in Spain: Black Lives Matter only if you’re a star

The Monaco forward is seeking to support 150 black families during the coronavirus crisis Keita Balde has spoken out on the problem of racism in Spain, with the Senegal international suggesting that the coronavirus crisis has highlighted the plight of seasonal workers to him. The Monaco forward, who was born in Arbucies and brought up in Barcelona, has long been known for his charitable donations. Balde is sourcing accommodation and food for 150 black families, who have previously been turned away by hotels, with the 25-year-old explaining that this shows that racism remains endemic in Spain.
Governor Dave Umahi Shuts Down all Courts in Ebonyi as State Records First COVID-19 Death
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Governor Dave Umahi Shuts Down all Courts in Ebonyi as State Records First COVID-19 Death

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state has ordered the immediate shut down of all courts in the state just as the state records its first death from COVID-19. In a statewide broadcast delivered on Friday, June 19, the governor said the courts are to remain closed for the next 10 days to enable health workers to fumigate the buildings and premises. He directed all judicial staff in the state and their families to immediately proceed for COVID-19 testing.   “It is unfortunate that we have recorded one death due to this Covid-19 and it makes me so sad. I am directing that in line with the Covid-19 law all the courts in Ebonyi state be shutdown for the next 10 days. The Judiciary, State High Court, Industrial Court, Federal High Court, Magistrate court should all be shutdown. A...
Super Eagles Star, Wilfred Ndidi Celebrates his Wife on her Birthday with Lovely Photos
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Super Eagles Star, Wilfred Ndidi Celebrates his Wife on her Birthday with Lovely Photos

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, is celebrating his wife, Dinma, who is a year older today, June 19, 2020. Taking to Instagram to share these lovely photos of he and his wife, the 23-year-old football star wrote: 'Happy birthday my crown, as you turn a year older today. I pray that the Lord will make of you a great nation, HE will bless you and make you great and you shall be a blessing. HE will bless them that bless you and in you shall the families of the earth be blessed... LOVE YOU MY GUY.'   More photos below.
TY Bello Shares Screenshots of the Last Message Ibidun Ighodalo Sent to her to Reveal Plans for her 40th Birthday
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TY Bello Shares Screenshots of the Last Message Ibidun Ighodalo Sent to her to Reveal Plans for her 40th Birthday

TY Bello has shared a screenshot of the last message the late Ibidun Ighodalo sent to her just before she turned 40 to reveal her birthday plans. In the message shared by the photographer, Ibidun revealed that she doesn't want a party for her 40th birthday. She said all she wants is to make 40 families happy by helping them have their babies. Ibidun founded a foundation that finances families during their fertility journey so that they can have kids of their own.
Atiku Reacts to Death of Ibidun, Wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo
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Atiku Reacts to Death of Ibidun, Wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the death of Mrs. Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo, wife of Pastor Itua Ighodalo of Trinity House, based in Lagos. In a statement by Asue Ighodalo, her family requested for privacy while mourning the late beauty queen. Reacting, Atiku in a tweet on his official Twitter account, said the late wife of Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, may have been short, but it was impactful. He said: “The life of Pastor (Mrs) Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo, late wife of Head Pastor, @trinityhouseng, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, may have been short, but it was impactful. “Her Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF), a non-profit organisation, was a source of blessing to many women. ...
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has continued to provide hope and relief to thousands of Christians from around the globe during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has united millions in prayers to fight the devastation of the coronavirus and provide relief to those in need. The coronavirus global health crisis has upended economies and threatened to tear the social fabric that binds our society. The pandemic has completely disrupted our way of life now and likely for the foreseeable future. But Pastor Chris Oyakhilome urges Christians not to despair their current situation, but to seek guidance and sustenance from our Lord and savior. Pastor Chris is the founder and lead pastor of Christ Embassy, also known as LoveWorld Inc., an evangelical megachurch with a st...
Kanye West donates $2million, sets up college fund for George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter
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Kanye West donates $2million, sets up college fund for George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter

Kanye West has donated $2 million to support the grieving families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbrery, and Breonna Taylor following their deaths. The 42-year-old billionaire rapper, who has stayed silent on social media amid the ongoing protests over George Floyd's death also set up a college fund to cover the tuition for Floyd's six-year-old daughter, Gianna Floyd. A representative confirmed Kanye West's enormous contribution to CNN, adding that Kanye also offered to cover the legal fees for the families of Arbery and Taylor, and promised to financially support Black-owned businesses in his hometown of Chicago. The donations come after critics on Twitter questioned the rapper for remaining silent over the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of George Floyd's killing and the ...
Somto Nwosu Involved in False Rape Allegation is INNOCENT
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Somto Nwosu Involved in False Rape Allegation is INNOCENT

Three girls, Anjola Obisesan, Hameedat Hammed and Omotolani all from the Kawara State University, falsely accused Somto Nwosu of rape, only to apologise after he took legal steps. The young talent manager who is just starting his career was trolled on WhatsApp by different numbers sending him various threatening messages, after the three girls mistakenly sent his number to a female group on the platform. A screenshot of Tolani WhatsApp status showed that the girls weren’t sorry for their actions after mistakenly dropping his number on the group, she wrote; “Dem say no be yangy oo but continue dragging him, he is supporting yangy”. Somto Nwosu had to take to Twitter to state that he doesn’t know Yangy, he wrote; “Sigh. In this case where they are accusing you wr...
2 Permanent Secretaries Die in Zamfara
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2 Permanent Secretaries Die in Zamfara

Two permanent secretaries in Zamfara state civil service are reportedly dead after a brief illness. Daily Trust reported that the late permanent secretaries are Yawale Dango of the Office of the Head of Service and Ahmed Sale of the  Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The deceased who have been buried according to Islamic rites, were described as hardworking and committed gentlemen who dedicated themselves to the services of Zamfara state by Governor Matawalle. The Zamfara State Governor also prayed to Almighty Allah to grant the late permanent secretaries the most exalted paradise and give their families the fortitude to bear the loss.
Bisi Alimi Launches N1million Funds For LGBTQ Community In Nigeria
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Bisi Alimi Launches N1million Funds For LGBTQ Community In Nigeria

Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer and HIV/LGBT advocate, Bisi Alimi launched a N1million fund for queer people in Nigeria. He said ”The impact of COVID19 on the LGBT community in Nigeria has been devastating. Many are locked home with homophobic families and even many more became homeless. ”As many of them are self-employed, the lockdown in Nigeria means lack of access to funds. ”It is because of this that the Bisi Alimi Foundation is setting up a N1million (One Million Nigerian Naira) to support the community. ”This fund will go towards food, medications and other essential items they need to survive. If you know any LGBT person in Nigeria that can benefit from this, please kindly visit our Facebook and twitter page for more info. Thank you....
3 Coronavirus Patients Discharged in Ondo State
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3 Coronavirus Patients Discharged in Ondo State

Three Coronavirus patients have been discharged in Ondo state after recovering from the disease. The state's Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo said the patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. The statement reads in part; “We are delighted to inform the good people of Ondo State that three more Corona virus patients have been discharged. This brings to six, the number of patients treated and certified okay to join their families. “Those discharged today are: the first Police officer who earlier tested positive in Lagos but came to Akure out of panic, the woman from Owo, the lady who had arrived Akure from Abuja but was prevented from gaining access to her apartment by her vigilant landlord." The Commissioner revealed t...
CNN Anchor, Anderson Cooper, Welcomes Baby Boy Via Surrogate
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CNN Anchor, Anderson Cooper, Welcomes Baby Boy Via Surrogate

CNN News anchor,  Anderson Cooper has welcomed a baby boy. The 52 year old who came out as a gay in 2012, welcomed his son, Wyatt Morgan Cooper, via surrogate on Tuesday April 28. The elated new dad shared the news of his son's birth on Instagram on Thursday April 30, alongside a slideshow of photos of the newborn. Cooper shared that he never thought fatherhood would be a possibility for him while he was growing up. He added that he wishes his parents and brother were alive to meet Wyatt who he says is named after his father. "I want to share with you some joyful news. On Monday, I became a father.  This is Wyatt Cooper.  He is three days old. He is named after my father, who died when I was ten.  I hope I can be as good a dad as he was.  My son's middle name is Morgan. It'...
Singer, Wizkid Send Messages To Fans On Social Media Following Coronavirus
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Singer, Wizkid Send Messages To Fans On Social Media Following Coronavirus

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Wizkid sends messages to his fans and followers on social media spending the quarantine without friends and families. The singer and father of three took to his social media page to send a message to those going through this difficult time alone without having their families by their sides. He said Love to everyone spending these crazy times without family! Love to everyone spending these crazy times without family! ❤ — Wizkid (@wizkidayo) April 28, 2020
10 COVID19 Patients to be Discharged from Osun Isolation Center
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10 COVID19 Patients to be Discharged from Osun Isolation Center

10 COVID19 patients are set to be discharged from the Ejigbo Isolation Center after testing negative twice for the virus. The state governor, Gboyega Oyetola, announced this via Twitter this evening. He wrote I am happy to inform you today that 10 of the 17 patients at our Ejigbo facility have tested negative twice for the virus in line with the National Centre for Disease Control protocol, and will soon be released to join their families and live their normal lives.''
“Families Are Healing, Side Chics Are Worried” – Cubana Chief Priest
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“Families Are Healing, Side Chics Are Worried” – Cubana Chief Priest

Arts and entertainment promoter, Cubana Chiefpriest has dragged side chics on the gram as the emergence of coronavirus has returned men to their respective wives and children. The celebrity barman took to social media to give thanks to corona which has delivered men from the power of side chics to their families. The “stay at home” order has changed the perspective of men as most of them have realised that family is all they have and again, most men won’t return to the side chics because most wives will use the corona season to work on their husband ie, be their peace, joy and happiness. He added that all the voodoo used in trapping men have turned out useless since men have found their way back home, bonding with their wives and kids. He charged the side chics to advice the...
Female Prisoners are Abandoned by their Families than Male Prisoners – Twitter user
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Female Prisoners are Abandoned by their Families than Male Prisoners – Twitter user

A Nigerian Twitter user has raised an alarm of female prisoners being abandoned by their families than male inmates. @eketiette who made the claim after visiting the female section of some Nigerian prisons, said she was struck by the ratio of female visitors who were there for the male inmates to the men who were there to see the women. She further revealed that some of the female prisoners give birth in jail and live there with their kids. Read her tweets below;
Corps Members Abducted in Katsina Have Been Rescued
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Corps Members Abducted in Katsina Have Been Rescued

The Katsina police command have rescued four prospective National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members kidnapped in Funtua, an area in the state, on Monday March 9th. The victims, three males and female, were traveling with their schoolmates from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, to Zamfara state where they were posted to for the one year mandatory NYSC scheme, when the bus they chartered from Osun state, was attacked and they were abducted. The Nation reports that the kidnappers called the families around midnight on Tuesday March 10, demanding a N10m ransom. A father of one of the victims said the kidnappers called with the same number they used to reach him the previous day. “I just spoke with the Commissioner of Police now and he told me that all four have been rescued. I am thankful ...
“Breaking Homes is Now a Trend”” Victoria Inyama Slams Side Chics
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“Breaking Homes is Now a Trend”” Victoria Inyama Slams Side Chics

Victoria Inyama has slammed women who break families with their sexual prowess. The former Nollywood actress took to Instagram to call out women who put other "women in tears". She said women breaking into homes by having sex with the husband has become a trend. She went on to ask men who entertain mistresses why they bothered to get married in the first place. Read her posts below.
Illegal Arms Dealers Who Sell Ammunition for N500, Arrested in Bauchi State
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Illegal Arms Dealers Who Sell Ammunition for N500, Arrested in Bauchi State

Some illegal arms dealers who sell ammunition for as low as N500, have been arrested by operatives of the Bauchi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The suspects identified as Dung Bulus Rwang and Dachollum Yohanna, were arrested with 1,360 rounds of live ammunition of 7.6mm calibre during a motorised patrol along Bauchi-Jos Road.  An AK- 47 magazine was also found in the commercial Vectra car the suspects were using to convey the ammunition. Jonah Achema, spokesperson of the NDLEA in the state revealed that the suspects who neatly concealed the ammunition in two sacks which were kept in the boot of the vehicle, have already admitted ownership of the consignment they were conveying from Numan in Adamawa State to certain buyers in Plateau State. I...
Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages
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Shehu Sani Reacts to Killing of Over 50 People in Kaduna Villages

Former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has reacted to report of over 50 people being killed by bandits in Kerawa and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State over the weekend. Shehu Sani who called on leaders in the Northern region of the country to wake up, stated that the masses voted for "government" and not "gallows". He tweeted; The Killings of over 50 innocent people in Kerawa,Igabi Lg stands condemned.My thoughts,prayers and condolences to the families of the victims.The people voted for a Government and not Gallows.The north must wake up,Buckle up and end this current of tragedies.
Man Hacks Helper’s Four-Year-Old Son To Death
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Man Hacks Helper’s Four-Year-Old Son To Death

The family of a four-year-old boy, David Emmanuel-Tarfa, has been thrown into mourning after he was allegedly stabbed to death by his father’s old friend, John Cornelius, on Kashim Ibrahim Way, Jimeta, in the Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Cornelius and the victim’s father, Stephen, used to be friends, but got separated for several years. The suspect was said to have visited Jimeta on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 and asked Stephen to allow him pass the night at his house. The victim’s father, who initially declined the request, later yielded after the suspect promised to leave the following morning. Stephen said, “I had my doubts because I had not seen him in five years. I told him that I was now married and suggested that he sh...
President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous
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President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous

President Buhari has commiserated with the families of victims of the fresh attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, assuring them that his administration will continually frustrate the devilish operations of Boko Haram, and bring it to an end. Members of the sect group on Sunday night February 9th, attacked travellers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Auno town, Konduga local government area of Borno state, killing over thirty of them, abducted many others as well as destroying many properties. In a statement released by his media aide, Garba Shehu, President Buhari condemned the attack, describing it as “murderous and cowardly''. The President said his administration is ever determined to frustrate the goal of the sect members to hold Nigeria to ransom. “The commitment of th...

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