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Demanding money from relatives in power encourages them to steal – Keyamo
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Demanding money from relatives in power encourages them to steal – Keyamo

Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo has said that demanding for money from family members and friends in leadership position encourages them to steal. Keyamo made the claim during his virtual presentation at the unveiling of the ‘Corruption Tori Season 2” by SignatureTV in Abuja on Wednesday June 23. The Sun reported that the Minister also urged more Nigerians to get involved in the fight against corruption, stating that it is a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the fabrics of the nation and must be eliminated for sustainable development to take place.
We Never Dated- Comedienne Adeherself Reacts after Photos and videos of her Colleague, Cute Abiola’s Traditional Wedding Surfaced online
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We Never Dated- Comedienne Adeherself Reacts after Photos and videos of her Colleague, Cute Abiola’s Traditional Wedding Surfaced online

Comedienne and brand influencer Adedamola Adewale,  popularly known as Adeherself, has denied ever being in a relationship with her colleague, Cute Abiola. On Friday May 28, Cute Abiola tied the knot with his girlfriend in Ogbomosho, Oyo state. The wedding was attended by close friends and family members. As soon as the news filtered online, many were left in shock as they thought Adeherself and Cute Abiola were in a relationship that would lead to marriage. The IG comedians made people believe they were in a relationship after they shared posts in December 2020, insinuating they were engaged. They also shared series of videos of themselves together so their fans were left in shock that Adeherself wasn't the lady Abiola tied the knot with on Friday... although it's been reported ...
When discussing with a man talk sense into him until he begins to see you beyond your breast and vagina point of view – Nigerian pastor advises ladies
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When discussing with a man talk sense into him until he begins to see you beyond your breast and vagina point of view – Nigerian pastor advises ladies

Akwa Ibom based pastor, Ab Isong, has advised young ladies to learn how to converse intelligently with potential life partners, ask serious questions and find out how they treat their family members. He wrote; Hello young lady, when engaging in a discussion with a man, talk sense into him until he begins to see you beyond your breast and vagina point of view. A potential hubby is looking for a lady who'll help him grow. Be an inspiration to him everytime you have a discussion. Avoid questions like How big is your rod of authority  and how long can you drive a canoe in lekuteh. Try stuffs like, whats your business plan? His answer will determine if he'll be able to meet some of your needs. Find out how he treats his mum, dad and siblings. It'll give you a clue on how he'...
Sixty-seven-year old woman, Oyejoke Sarah Dosekun, Declared Missing
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Sixty-seven-year old woman, Oyejoke Sarah Dosekun, Declared Missing

Sixty-seven-year-old woman, Oyejoke Sarah Dosekun, has been declared missing. A family member who spoke with LIB said Mrs Dosekun resides in Mowe and was on her way to a vigil in Ogba area when she went missing on Thursday, May 6. She notified her daughter that she had boarded a commercial bus at about 7.15pm. Her numbers have since been switched off. The family member told LIB that the matter has been reported at the Mowe police station. Anyone with useful information that would help to find her can contact these numbers:  08024663314 or 08104275726.
“If you Begin Carrying Family Problems and you’re not yet Strong, you will not Attain your Potential” Filmmaker Toka McBaror tells Entrepreneurs
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“If you Begin Carrying Family Problems and you’re not yet Strong, you will not Attain your Potential” Filmmaker Toka McBaror tells Entrepreneurs

Filmmaker Toka McBaror took to Instagram to warn entrepreneurs to avoid the temptation of carrying every family member's financial burden. He told entrepreneurs that he's speaking from experience. He went on to narrate the tale of a friend whose growth was stunted because of the weight he began carrying early in life, and likened his friend's situation to that of many struggling entrepreneurs. He added that he's not advocating for people to become stingy but said you need to be strong in order to carry the weight of other's problems. He said: "Family problem, friends problem will always be there with us. But you need to grow to a certain level before you carry load, so it won't hinder how tall you're supposed to be." He added: "If you don't plan well, your friends, your fam...
13-year-old Gbolahan Ajibola Abducted By Unknown Gunmen Gained His Freedom
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13-year-old Gbolahan Ajibola Abducted By Unknown Gunmen Gained His Freedom

13-year-old Gbolahan Ajibola who was abducted by unknown gunmen in Obada-Odo, Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state on Saturday, April 10, has regained his freedom. He was released this evening. A heartwarming video shared online shows the moment he reunited with his family members. Watch video here https://youtu.be/bFIjNwD7vQc
Photos From the Traditional and Court Wedding of Senator Ben Obi and his Lover, Chiaka
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Photos From the Traditional and Court Wedding of Senator Ben Obi and his Lover, Chiaka

Senator Ben Obi tied the knot with his woman, Chiaka Okoye, at a private ceremony in Ihite Owerri in Orlu, Imo state on Saturday, April 3. Senator Obi lost his first wife, Collete, in 2013. Chiaka is a top director at the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS. While Senator Obi has four kids of his own, Chiaka has three from her previous marriage. The wedding ceremony was attended by close family members and friends. See exclusive photos from their court wedding which held on March 11 and more photos from the traditional wedding below...
Breaking: Kagara School Boys and Their Teachers Have Been Released
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Breaking: Kagara School Boys and Their Teachers Have Been Released

The 27 schoolboys and their teachers who were abducted from the Government Science College in Kagara, Niger state have been released. The students, three of their teachers, and 12 of their family members were abducted on Wednesday, February 17. A government official said they are on their way to Minna, the state capital where they would be received by the state governor Abubakar Bello. The abductees were released from a location close to where the fifty-three abductees were released a week ago.
Obinwanne Okeke’s Relatives, Pastor, Others Beg U.S. Judge For Mercy
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Obinwanne Okeke’s Relatives, Pastor, Others Beg U.S. Judge For Mercy

Family members, an employee, a pastor, and others related to a Nigerian business mogul undergoing trial, Obiwanne Okeke, have flooded a U.S. court with appeals for leniency ahead of his sentencing for wire fraud. In a series of letters of attestation to character sent to Rebecca Smith, the judge handling the case at a Virginia court, they expressed shock about the involvement of Mr Okeke in the unlawful activities and pleaded he be given a second chance. They also pledged he would not take part in any unlawful act again. Also known as Invictus Obi, Mr Okeke will be sentenced on Tuesday. The 33-year-old and Chairman of Abuja-based Invictus Group, before his arrest in 2019, was listed as one of the influential young entrepreneurs recognised by Forbes. Mr Okeke was nabbed b...
20-Year-Old Man Kidnaps Father, Collects N2m Ransom From Family Members
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20-Year-Old Man Kidnaps Father, Collects N2m Ransom From Family Members

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday, paraded a 20-year old man, Abubakar Amodu, for arranging with a gang to kidnap his father and collect a ransom of N2 million. Amodu was one of 25 suspects paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, for various offences in Abuja. The suspect, who was arrested with other members of the gang, said he worked with his father on the farm rearing cattle. According to him, his father eventually gave him 15 cows and he left home. He said he got friendly with members of a gang, who told him that his father was rich, and should be kidnapped for money. He confessed to arranging with the gang to successfully carry out the abduction and eventually get N200, 000 as his share. Also paraded was one Abubakar Liyu, a security guard with A...
Why Family Members Of Lekki Victims Are Afraid To Speak – Falana
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Why Family Members Of Lekki Victims Are Afraid To Speak – Falana

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says family members of those affected by the shooting at Lekki toll gate have refused to speak about the incident “because of the environment under which we operate”. The senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), who said the military is “known for lies and deception”, said there must be justice for the victims of Lekki shooting. He spoke at a virtual #EndSARS meeting organised by Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, on Wednesday. Narrating how the Nigerian Army “covered up” the reported killing of 347 Shi’ites in Zaria, Kaduna state, in 2015, Falana said the Lekki incident must not be swept under the carpet. Soldiers had reportedly opened fire on the Shi’ites during a procession at a time the convoy of Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff,...
Bandits Kidnap 17 Family Members In Udawa Chikun, Kaduna
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Bandits Kidnap 17 Family Members In Udawa Chikun, Kaduna

Suspected bandits have abducted 21 people in two separate attacks on Udawa village, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Seventeen of those abducted including four others, who sustained serious injuries from gunshots, were said to be members of the same family. Liman Hussaini, a community leader in Udawa, who confirmed the incident, said unknown gunmen stormed the area and started shooting sporadically, leaving several persons injured. According to Hussaini, four people were kidnapped on Friday, while 17 others were abducted on Saturday on their way to the farm at about 7:00am. He said by the time security personnel stationed in the village rushed to the scene of the incident, the bandits had escaped with their victims into the bush. “Yesterday, a family of 21 were ...
Bandits Kidnap 17 Family Members In Udawa Chikun, Kaduna
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Bandits Kidnap 17 Family Members In Udawa Chikun, Kaduna

Suspected bandits have abducted 21 people in two separate attacks on Udawa village, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Seventeen of those abducted including four others, who sustained serious injuries from gunshots, were said to be members of the same family. Liman Hussaini, a community leader in Udawa, who confirmed the incident, said unknown gunmen stormed the area and started shooting sporadically, leaving several persons injured. According to Hussaini, four people were kidnapped on Friday, while 17 others were abducted on Saturday on their way to the farm at about 7:00am. He said by the time security personnel stationed in the village rushed to the scene of the incident, the bandits had escaped with their victims into the bush. “Yesterday, a family of 21 were ...
Manchester United Defender, Brandon Williams, 19, Surprises his dad with new £40,000 Mercedes on his Birthday
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Manchester United Defender, Brandon Williams, 19, Surprises his dad with new £40,000 Mercedes on his Birthday

Manchester United defender, Brandon Williams splashed £40,000 on a brand new Mercedes 4x4 to surprise his father on his birthday. In footage shared on Twitter by Utdreport, the left-back is seen handing over the keys to a black Mercedes 4x4, to his father. The clip begins with Williams' father making his way out of his home before spotting the new car parked in front of the house as his family members shout 'happy birthday!'.  He asks: 'That one? Seriously? I've gone all shaky,' before Williams, then walks towards him and passes him the keys.     The 19-year-old English defender, who earns £40,000 a week has played 26 times in all competitions for Manchester United after being given a chance by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
10 Members of a Family test Positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna
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10 Members of a Family test Positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

10 members of a family have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Kaduna state. The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ''Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members of one case. 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two from Zaria and one each from Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs.'' he tweeted
Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists Abandoned 72 Family Members – Defence Headquarters
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Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists Abandoned 72 Family Members – Defence Headquarters

The defence headquarters has disclosed that some Boko Haram insurgents who fled during military offensives launched in Ngala, Ngala local government area of Borno, abandoned 72 family members. Coordinator of defence media operation, John Eneche who made the announcement on Friday May 15, also disclosed that 11 insurgents surrendered to troops in Adamawa on May 11. Eneche said;   “There are indications that more terrorists are willing to surrender. “One of such moves, was the dropping off of 72 family members of BHTs/ISWAP comprising 33 women and 39 children at the entrance of Ngala town in Ngala local government area of Borno on May 10 at about 8.30 pm. “A total of 72 persons were also rescued from the Boko Haram terrorists. Also, on May 9, troops of 121 task for...
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Coronavirus: Raheem Sterling Reveals he Lost Family Members to Pandemic

Manchester City forward, Raheem Sterling, has revealed that some of his family members have died from COVID-19. According to him, that is why he has reservations about plans to restart the Premier League. The UK government has already said elite sport could return from June 1. Some players do not want to play football during the Coronavirus crisis and Sterling said he is also concerned about returning to action. “I knew it was serious when football got cancelled,” Sterling said on his YouTube channel. “From the moment we got told we were off I knew this was very serious. I’ve had friends whose grandma’s passed away, I’ve had family members as well that have passed away. You’ve got to be wise and take care of yourself and those around you...
Raymond Dokpesi Snr And 7 Family Members Test Positive For Coronavirus
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Raymond Dokpesi Snr And 7 Family Members Test Positive For Coronavirus

The founder of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi and his daughter-in law along with six members of his family have tested positive for Coronavirus. This is coming 3 days after his son and Chairman of the board of the company, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr also tested positive for the virus. A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on the Dokpesi family came out positive for eight members of the family. High Chief Dokpesi and the affected family members have been evacuated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada where his son is already receiving treatment. Speaking on Friday shortly after the arrival of the NCDC Ambulance, High Chief Dokpesi said he is f...
Family Members Can’t Receive Double Money, Says FG
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Family Members Can’t Receive Double Money, Says FG

The Federal Government has made some clarifications about the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme currently ongoing in many states across the country. According to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq, members from the same family cannot receive money more than once. Farouq disclosed this on Tuesday, while responding to questions at the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19. Addressing claims that two members of a family were paid N20,000 each recently, the minister said it was highly impossible for such to happen. “This is near impossible because the process involved is a very tedious process, where all critical stakeholders in the community are involved. “The community leaders and the faith-based organisations, the youths and wo...
Family of Fella Makafui angry with Sister Derby
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Family of Fella Makafui angry with Sister Derby

It’s no more a secret that Sister Derby and Fella Makafui who are the ex-girlfriend and wife respectively of rapper Medikal are not cool. According to a source, the family members of Fella Makafui from the Volta Region are not happy with the way things are coming and are planning to deal with Deborah Vannesa. The source who wants to be anonymous made mention in a chat to blogger Aba_the_Great that Fella Makafui though acting though on social media has been secretly crying over the way Sister Derby keeps throwing shots. The chat from the source also warned that Sister Derby should just let things go and leave the couple to enjoy their marriage life. See screenshots below:
My Family Wants to Drown Me – Cubana Chief Priest Cries Out
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My Family Wants to Drown Me – Cubana Chief Priest Cries Out

The Executive Director of Cubana Group, Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest has cried out over an alleged nonchalant attitude of his family members in towing the lane of financial independence. The nightlife maestro who wondered if it is a crime to be successful in an Instagram post he shared, stated that his family members will henceforth get nothing from him except they reciprocate what he gives them. Cubana Chief Priest averred that his family members want to drown him, while also pointing out that they will flee when they succeed in getting him broke. He wrote;
‘President Buhari Should Stop Members Of His Family From Using Any Of The Aircraft In The Presidential Fleet’ – Femi Falana
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‘President Buhari Should Stop Members Of His Family From Using Any Of The Aircraft In The Presidential Fleet’ – Femi Falana

Senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana has reacted to the controversy that trailed the use of the presidential jet by one of President Buhari's daughters, Hanan Buhari.   In a statement released on Sunday January 12, Femi Falana dispelled Garba Shehu's claim of President Buhari's family being entitled to the Presidential jet. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria stated that the federal government's official policy “does not authorise the children of the President to use the presidential jets to attend to private social functions”.   He also pointed out that President Buhari promised to reduce the cost of maintaining the presidential fleet which stands at N8.5 billion in the 2020 budget.   The statement reads in part;  ...
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‘Sowore Injected With A Substance, He Must Not Die After Humiliation’- Family Members

The family of embattled Omoyele Sowore has expressed deep concern over state of health of their son. According to a statement jointly signed by Deacon S.M Omoyeni, Olusegun Sowore and Robert Sowore, the Publisher of Sahara Reporters was allegedly ‘ injected’ with an unknown substance and beaten by one of the prosecuting counsel. This development, they said happened in the presence of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) inside the Federal High Courtroom, where he had been summoned for hearing of a suit. Sowore’s family said” We are seriously worried when this assault happened openly inside the courtroom, a court which is the last hope of the masses. “Who knows what they might have done to him now that has been in their custody for months. Everybody can see now tha...
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Sowore Mobbed By Excited Family Members And Nigerians After His Release

Watch the moment excited Nigerians and family members mobbed Sowore after his release by the DSS. Sowore was arrested on the 3rd of August 2019 by the Nigerian Authorities following a planned protest by Mr. Sowore, Idris Abdulkareem and others. Sowore was released today after a Federal high court issued an order for his release. See video below  
Spending Much On Burial Is A Waste Of Money – Yul Edochie
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Spending Much On Burial Is A Waste Of Money – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has shared his thoughts on expensive burials as he recounted how a friend once asked for a loan that ran into millions for a burial. The actor stated that he doesn't understand the concept of spending so much on burial as one should be celebrated when he or she is alive. Yul also pointed out how some family members won't help out when one is alive but will bring out millions when one is dead. He wrote " I don’t understand the concept of spending so much money on burials. Total waste to me! A person’s life should be celebrated when he or she is alive to join in the celebration not in death. Some1 once asked me for a loan of some millions to use & bury his father. I was speechless. "Celebrate people when they are alive make dem follow enjoy the g...
Aso Rock Viral Video: First Lady Aisha Buhari Apologizes
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Aso Rock Viral Video: First Lady Aisha Buhari Apologizes

Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Wednesday apologized to her children and family members and all well-meaning Nigerians over the embarrassment that the leaked videos had caused. Aisha during a courtesy visit from wives of the Vice President and other principal officers commented on the videos circulating on social media. Sharing photos of the outing on her official handle, she wrote; I am happy to have received the wife of the vice president, governors wives, senate president’s wife & senators’ Wives, speaker’s wife & wives of members’ of the house of reps, who paid me a courtesy visit after my return. I use the opportunity to commend them for the good work they are doing in their various states and in collaboration with my Future Assured program. I also adv...
Femi Fani-Kayode Reacts To Aisha Buhari, Fatima Mamman Daura Fight
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Femi Fani-Kayode Reacts To Aisha Buhari, Fatima Mamman Daura Fight

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has cautioned Nigerians to steer clear from the power tussle involving the family members of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Fani-Kayode gave the advice while reacting to the latest squabble between the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari and the children of her husband’s nephew. According to Mrs Buhari, the children of Mamman Daura, nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, humiliated her while she attempted to gain access to an apartment allocated to her son. Advising Nigerians to mind their businesses, Fani-Kayode said the issue is a private one and should be treated as such. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, however described Fatima Daura, daughter of the president’s nephew who admitted filming the incident said to have too...
Robert Mugabe buried in steel coffin encased in concrete as family claims people are ‘after his body’
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Robert Mugabe buried in steel coffin encased in concrete as family claims people are ‘after his body’

Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe was buried in a steel-lined coffin under a layer of concrete on Saturday, September 28th following a bitter dispute over his resting place between government officials, traditional leaders and family members. Twenty-two days after he died, the body of the former leader was finally buried next to his home in Kutama, Zvimba, the village of his birth, 55 miles north west of Harare. His eldest nephew, Leo Mugabe, who played a central role in the prolonged burial drama, said the coffin which brought his embalmed body to Harare from Singapore had to be changed for security reasons. “People really are after his body or his body parts, so we wanted something that is tamper-proof. That is why the casket was changed,” he told a local radio statio...
Toyin Abraham’s hubby, Kolawole Ajeyemi and family members surprise her as she turns a year older today (video)
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Toyin Abraham’s hubby, Kolawole Ajeyemi and family members surprise her as she turns a year older today (video)

Actress, Toyin Abraham is a year older today September 5th. Her hubby, Kolawole Ajeyemi, and her family memberssurprised him with beautiful gifts this morning. Kolawole shared the beautiful video from the surprise on IG withe th caption Happy birthday MUMMY IRE. @toyin_abraham May the great God of heaven keep and guide you for me all the days of your life may you live long to see your children, and children’s children. So you are growing older May you be stronger, good health shall be your portion now and for ever more. Amen''. See the video below.   View this post on Instagram   #toyinabraham 's hubby, #kolawoleajeyemi and family members surprise her as she turns a year older today September 5th. #bir...
Security beefed up at Abuja airport ahead of El-Zakzaky’s return at noon today
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Security beefed up at Abuja airport ahead of El-Zakzaky’s return at noon today

Security has been beefed up at the Abuja international airport with the impending return of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. One of the top members of the IMN, Yahaya Muhammad Soje, confirmed that the IMN boss and the wife are in high spirit over their return. Soje said they will arrive the country alongside family members, security operatives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja through an Ethiopian Airline. He'll return to DSS detention once he arrives.
None Of My Family Members Wanted Me In Acting — Actress Jennifer Obodo Reveals
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None Of My Family Members Wanted Me In Acting — Actress Jennifer Obodo Reveals

Jennifer Obodo is a fast rising Nollywood actress and an established model. A graduate of Mass Communication and Media Technology from Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State, The Imo State-born thespian began her journey into the movie industry after her friend facilitated her first movie role during a movie shoot near her house. In this interview with Newton-Ray Ukwuoma, she also talked about her encounter with ‘fake friends’ in the industry, why she can’t go nude; her challenges among others. Excerpts: How long have you been acting? I will say I started acting full time 3 years ago How did your journey into the movie industry commence? I have always had the passion for acting. I didn’t know where to start from and how to go about it. I started modeling in 2010 afte...
Mother Of Kolade Johnson, Killed By SARS Thank Nigerians For Their Help &support
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Mother Of Kolade Johnson, Killed By SARS Thank Nigerians For Their Help &support

  Kolade Johnson who was killed by SARS stray bullet while watching Liverpool FC match at Olu Aboderin Street, Onipetesi, Lagos State was laid to rest at Atan cemetery, Yaba accompanied by a long convoy of family members, friends, and sympathizers. Kolade Johnson's Mother Comes Out To Thank Nigerians for their help and support. She said: On behalf of my Family, I am very grateful for all the help & support everyone has shown https://twitter.com/stefanygeorge/status/1119141507074707457
My Family Thought I’d Drop Out Of Secondary School – Helen Paul
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My Family Thought I’d Drop Out Of Secondary School – Helen Paul

Popular Nigerian comedian, Helen Paul, has revealed that her family members never thought she would complete her secondary school education. Helen Paul who recently completed her PhD and bagged a Doctorate degree, has now explained why her family never expected her to go that far. In a chat with, punchng.com, the comedian said, her family expected her to drop out at secondary school level because she was very restless and playful. She said; “In my family, no one believed that I would complete secondary school education let alone attend university. My mother always told me that if I finished from secondary school with good grades, she would kill a cow because I was very restless and playful. When I finished from secondary school and took my result to her, I demanded my cow but ...
Three-time world cycling champion commits suicide at 23
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Three-time world cycling champion commits suicide at 23

One of America’s finest and most remarkable cyclists, Kelly Catlin, died Thursday night, at the age of 23, in her on-campus residence at Stanford University; her family members confirmed that she died by suicide. A graduate student at Stanford, Catlin was pursuing a degree in computational and mathematical engineering while training for track cycling.
PDP Reveals Why Forces Are After Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu
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PDP Reveals Why Forces Are After Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday reacted to the assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his family members. PDP said the “attack raises our fears that certain forces, who have been hostile to Senator Ekweremadu’s political standing, are still bent on silencing him at all cost.” A statement by PDP’s Spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, expressed “grave concerns” over the attempt on the lives of Ekweremadu and members of his family in his official residence in Abuja. According to Ologbondiyan, “The attention of Nigerians to the series of uninvestigated security threats around the person of Senator Ekweremadu. Nigerians could recall that on November 17, 2015, a similar attempt was made on Senator Ekweremadu’s life by some assailants on hi...
French President Bans Politicians From Hiring Family Members To Hold Public Office
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French President Bans Politicians From Hiring Family Members To Hold Public Office

France has banned politicians from hiring or employing their spouses or children as parliamentary assistants under rules adopted in response to a scandal involving former Prime Minister, Francois Fillon and his wife. The new law approved by President Emmanuel Macron will apply to ministers and members of parliament, ending what is a widespread family business. The essential clauses of the legislation were voted through by members of the National Assembly in votes Wednesday night and on Thursday. In France, roughly one in six members of parliament has a family member earning salary as an assistant.
25 Pictures: Moji Olaiya Finally Laid To Rest In Lagos Today
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25 Pictures: Moji Olaiya Finally Laid To Rest In Lagos Today

Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya has been buried. The mother of two who died on May 18, 2017 at the age of 42 was buried at Ebony Vaults, Ikoyi Cemetery today. The very gloomy and sad atmosphere saw her close friends, colleagues and family members burst into uncontrollable tears as her body was lowered into the grave.
Makeup Free Rita Dominic In Swimsuit (Pictures)
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Makeup Free Rita Dominic In Swimsuit (Pictures)

41-year-old Rita Dominic looking beautiful in selfies snapped on new year's day where she went for a swim at the beach with some family members and friends. The Nollywood actress still had on her flawless beauty despite the absence of makeup on her face. See pictures below...
Nigerian Couple Set To Marry After 10 Years Of Dating Share Before & After Pictures
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Nigerian Couple Set To Marry After 10 Years Of Dating Share Before & After Pictures

Ola & Temi shared their thrilling love story as well. They are getting married December 10th, 2016. Read below: It all started in my dad's church many years ago. He and his family members joined our church newly. He knew how to play the talking drum while I could sing, so we were both in the choir but we didn't use to talk to each other. On our church anniversary day, he walked up to me and asked for my phone number. I immediately gave it to him without hesitation and we started communicating from that day. I believe we can all remember those good old days of MTN extra cool. It was fun because he taught me how to love because I never knew how to love before he came into my life. He is my first and last love. I started developing feelings for him till I fell head over heels i...
Funke Akindele Releases Official Press Statement on Her Secret Wedding to JJC Skillz
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Funke Akindele Releases Official Press Statement on Her Secret Wedding to JJC Skillz

Star actress, Funke Akindele walked down the aisle on Tuesday, 23, August, with her beau, Abdulrasheed Bello in London, UK at a quiet wedding witnessed by immediate family members, the best man, maid of honour, and friends with strong ties. The groom, Abdulrasheed, aka Skillz is a multi-talented musician, music producer and a leading member of the JJC and 419 Squad based in London. Until his decision to marry Funke, he was blessed with three children who are grown up and living happily in the United Kingdom. The couple, in a statement signed by Funke Akindele’s publicist, Biodun Kupoluyi, chose a quiet wedding in London because neither of them wanted to be on show or at the center of attention having been on that lane before. “The decision to do it quietly was right for us and we...

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