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Actress and TV Presenter, Rachel Bakam is Dead
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Actress and TV Presenter, Rachel Bakam is Dead

Kaduna-born actress and TV presenter, Rachel Bakam has passed on at the age of 38. Bakam died at a private hospital in Abuja on Tuesday April 13 after a brief illness. Friends and family have all flooded her social media pages to pen down their tributes to her. Before her death, she was the CEO and Managing Director of Rayzeds Media Ltd, Founder & President of the Nigerian Water Ski And Wakeboard Federation (NWWF). Mourning her death, Chocolate City Founder, Audu Maikori wrote; The last chat I had with Rachel Bakam was on the 1st of April 2021. She said " I just received bad and troubling news , I am speechless" I asked her what happened- clearly alarmed and she replied " its April fools day bro! LOL" and my fear turned into a smile. She then proceeded to tell me about he...
‘Beast Of No Nation’ star Abraham Attah celebrates admission into US university
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‘Beast Of No Nation’ star Abraham Attah celebrates admission into US university

Award-winning Ghanaian actor, Abraham Attah has celebrated his admission into a US university. The 'Beast of No Nation' star who had also landed a role in Marvel Studios film Spider-Man: Homecoming, got admitted into Tufts University in US state of Massachusetts. Attah wrote on Instagram; I’m beyond excited to announce my commitment to further my academic and athletic career at Tufts University! I want to thank my family, coaches, friends, teammates, and everyone that helped me through this process #gojumbos
Model Who was Left Brain-damaged after taking a Bite of Pretzel is Awarded $29.5 Million by Jury
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Model Who was Left Brain-damaged after taking a Bite of Pretzel is Awarded $29.5 Million by Jury

The family of an American model and aspiring model has been awarded nearly $30 million in damages by a Las Vegas jury after she ate a peanut butter-filled pretzel and suffered a massive allergic reaction that left her with brain damage and unable to speak or walk. Chantel Giacalone’s family was awarded the $29.5 million on Friday, April 9, when a jury found that the responding ambulance service negligently treated her in 2013, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. A jury in the civil case found that MedicWest Ambulance, whose staffers came to treat Chantel Giacalone, was at fault for lacking the IV epinephrine that was necessary to properly treat severe allergic reactions. “At least my daughter will be taken care of. I’m happy about that,” Jack Giacalone, Chantel’s father...
Monkey Pulls Off Finger of 5 Year old boy After Biting him while he Stood near Cage
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Monkey Pulls Off Finger of 5 Year old boy After Biting him while he Stood near Cage

A monkey pulled off a five-year-old boy’s finger off in a shocking attack at a Portuguese zoo on Friday morning, April 9. The youngster was with his family and playing by the monkey’s cage according to local reports. The monkey then bit the boy's finger and pulled it from the rest of his hand. A police officer entered the cage to recover the missing finger before the boy was rushed to Sao Joao Hospital in Vila Nova de Gaia near Porto. A spokesman for the GNR police force in Porto confirmed the incident had occurred around 11am. It is not yet clear if specialists in child surgery and plastic surgery have been able to reattach the boy's finger. Santo Inacio Zoo said in a statement that the incident occurred as the youngster was feeding the monkey peanuts “in a clear bre...
Rapper, DMX Dies At 50
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Rapper, DMX Dies At 50

Rap icon DMX has died at the age of 50. He died today April 9th at White Palms hospital with family and friends around him. He was hospitalized on April 2nd after suffering a heart attack following a drug overdose at his home. His family's statement reads: "We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days. Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibl...
“This Car is Older Than Me” – Charly Boy Shows His Family’s Old Car
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“This Car is Older Than Me” – Charly Boy Shows His Family’s Old Car

Nigerian Singer and entertainer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy has taken to his Twitter handle to show off his family's old car. He stated that the vehicle is older than him and is still in his garage. Sharing photos of the car, he wrote; "This Car is Older Dan Me. One of our family treasures. Immediately after my delivery, I was brought back home by my joyful parents in this car. Maybe I was even manufactured in the car. My daughter got married in this car. A 1949 model Of Austin Of England the pioneer model of the British RollsRoyce. It’s still in my garage, A testament of my rich Heritage and Pedigree. God am grateful" Charly Boy who is 70-years-old was born on 19th June 1950.
Piers Morgan Slams Khloe and Entire Kardashian Family after “Real” Unedited Photo Leak
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Piers Morgan Slams Khloe and Entire Kardashian Family after “Real” Unedited Photo Leak

Piers Morgan has taken aim at the entire Kardashian clan, starting with Khloe Kardashian. Piers called out the family after an unedited photo of Khloe was leaked and the Kardashian's PR team requested the image be removed from all platforms. Reacting to the photo, Piers said Khloe has "blown" the Kardashian family's "scam" after her unedited bikini picture was leaked online. The photo depicts Khloe in a leopard print bikini by the poolside. Her waist didn't look as thin as it looks in the photos she shares herself. Her skin also didn't look as smooth. In his latest column for MailOnline, Piers said the sharing of the candid image would have "horrified" Khloe, claiming her other images have been heavily edited. He added that the image "lays bare how her family have bu...
Former Ondo Varsity Lecturer Found Dead inside his car
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Former Ondo Varsity Lecturer Found Dead inside his car

A former lecturer in the Department of Earth Sciences, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba (AAUA) Akoko, Dr Olatunde Adegbuyi, has been found dead inside his car. A source, who spoke to The Nation, said the former lecturer was found dead by some persons outside the university premises on Tuesday, April 6. The deceased's car was found parked along Permanent sites street in Akungba, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The spokesman for the university, Victor Akinpelumi, who confirmed the death, said the institution sympathised with the family.
Comedienne, Helen Paul Shares Lovely Family Photos
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Comedienne, Helen Paul Shares Lovely Family Photos

Comedienne, Helen Paul, shared lovely family photos on her Instagram page this morning. She captioned the photos; ''Just Love the Bams. #family #bond #blood #love #freespirit #life #happiness #helenpaul360 @femi_bams my love forever. Kisses'' See another picture below
FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased
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FRSC Returns N716,800 Recovered at Accident Scene to Family of Deceased

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has returned N716, 800 found at an accident scene in Anambra State, to the family of the deceased passenger. The Unit Commander in Oraifite, Mr Bamidele Ayanwale, who handed over the sum on Tuesday, April 6, said that the cash was recovered when the FRSC officers were on a rescue mission after the accident. Ayanwale said that the accident which involved a Nissan bus with registration number LSH-517YG and a truck with registration number GGU-83XA, happened on March 22, at Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State. The FRSC boss said seven persons: three males and four females were involved in the crash, adding that the driver and a passenger, Mrs Oparaocha in the bus later died. He said that the money belonging to late Mr...
“I Dated a Married man, but he was the One who Lured me into it” Actress Francis Odigie says as she Begs Nigerians to Force her alleged Baby Daddy to take Responsibility for their Child
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“I Dated a Married man, but he was the One who Lured me into it” Actress Francis Odigie says as she Begs Nigerians to Force her alleged Baby Daddy to take Responsibility for their Child

Actress Francis Odigie has asked Nigerians to help her out as her child's father, a married man, has allegedly refused to have anything to do with their child. The actress claims her baby daddy is Dumez Edo, a.k.a Eruwaila 1 of Amsterdam. She claims she met him when when she was 32. She says he was sincere with her about being married but told her his wife is abroad and they wouldn't cross parts. She says he made her believe he wanted to be in her life and even prevented her from being with other men. She alleges that he broke her sim card and would fight any man who said "hi" to her. She explains that as a result, she stuck with him. However, when she became pregnant for him, she claims he asked her to abort the child. She says she did the first time but he later ...
Actor,  Junior Pope Odonwodo and his family escape death as fire breaks out at their home while they slept
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Actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo and his family escape death as fire breaks out at their home while they slept

Nollywood actor Junior Pope Odonwodotook to social media to thank God for saving his life and that of his family from a fire accident. In the post shared by the actor on his Instagram page, he disclosed that his house almost went up in flames. This incident occurred at night when his family was all asleep, but God intervened in the situation. According to the Junior Pope, he says his hands are clean to warrant and sudden or untimely death from the enemies. He captioned the post; “Join Me In Thanking God Ooooooooo My House Almost Went Up In Flames While My Family Slept But GOD Intervened. My Hands Are Clean Oooooooooooo,(Akam di Ocha) God Is The Greatest (final full stop) My family and I are safe…..”   View this post on Instagram ...
Nigerian comedian, Calibird to be buried on April 9
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Nigerian comedian, Calibird to be buried on April 9

The family of late Nigerian comedian, Caleb Itietie aka Calibird, has announced his burial arrangement. According to the information on his obituary, the comedian will be buried on Friday, April 9. A Novelty match will be held on Tuesday, April 6, at Alao AKA Bashorunn Park Lanre Awolokun in Gbagada, followed by a Candle Night on Wednesday, April 7. On Thursday, April 8, a service of songs will be held at Harvesters International Christian Centre. Mr. Calibird died at the Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos state on Saturday, March 27, after a brief illness. See the obituary below.
Kidnappers Abduct, Kill 36-year-old China-based Businessman in Akwa Ibom after Collecting N2m Ransom
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Kidnappers Abduct, Kill 36-year-old China-based Businessman in Akwa Ibom after Collecting N2m Ransom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has exhumed the body of a 36-year-old China-based businessman, Onyeka Oliver Ezewulu, who was abducted by kidnappers, killed, and buried in a shallow grave after collecting N2m ransom from his family. Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB) Special Tactical Squad of the Command had stormed the kidnappers den in Mbiaso community in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of the state on Monday, March 29, and killed three of the hoodlums during a gun battle. It was gathered that the deceased businessman was shot on the leg while attempting to flee when the heavilly armed kidnappers laid ambush close to his house located along Idoro road, in Uyo on March 5, 2021. The gang thereafter bundled their bleeding victim into a White coloured Toyota Camry...
Torreira Confirms he Wants to Leave Arsenal after Mother’s Death
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Torreira Confirms he Wants to Leave Arsenal after Mother’s Death

Arsenal midfielder, Lucas Torreira, has said he wants to join Boca Juniors in order to be closer to his family, following his mother’s death. In an emotional interview with ESPN Argentina, Torreira who is currently on loan at Atletico Madrid, confirmed his mother had passed after a battle with COVID-19. The Uruguay international also admitted he has long dreamed of playing for Boca, and he intends to fulfil the wish of his father by returning to South America. Torreira said: “I am trying to understand the situation. It is difficult to come to terms with it but as time passes, we will come to live with this pain. “My mother was 53 years old and died from Covid. There was an outbreak in Fray Bentos (Torreira’s hometown in Uruguay) and she spent 11 days fighting but on Monday ...
“In 2020 I met with the devil in human form and depression got the best of me” – Comedian AY’s wife, Mabel Makun writes on her birthday
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“In 2020 I met with the devil in human form and depression got the best of me” – Comedian AY’s wife, Mabel Makun writes on her birthday

Mabel Makun, the wife of comedian Ayo Makun, turns 35 today and she opened up about her struggles in the past year. The interior designer expressed her gratitude to God, her husband, family and friends. She then added: "2020 I met with the devil in human form and after that experience depression got the very best of me."
Barack Obama speaks out following the passing of his grandmother, Sarah Obama
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Barack Obama speaks out following the passing of his grandmother, Sarah Obama

Former US President, Barrack Obama has taken to his Twitter page to speak following the death of his grandmother, Mama Sarah Onyango Obama. Mama Sarah Onyango Obama, who promoted education for girls and orphans in her rural Kogelo village, died at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kisumu at 4.45 am on Monday, March 29. Her death was confirmed by her daughter, Marsat obama. “She died this morning. We are devastated,” Onyango told The Associated Press on a phone call. “Mama was sick with normal diseases she did not die of COVID-19,” a family spokesman Sheik Musa Ismail said, adding that she had tested negative for the disease. Mourning the loss of his grandmother, Barack shared an old photo of himself posing with his late grandmother and wrote: "My fa...
Video vixen accused of having an affair with Adekunle Gold speaks
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Video vixen accused of having an affair with Adekunle Gold speaks

The video vixen who was accused of having an affair with Adekunle Gold, has finally reacted to the allegation. Teminikan in an Instastory post she shared, stated that the last couple of days has been traumatizing for her and also affected her family, work, relationship and brand. The also thanked those who have stood by her and added that God knows all and reveals all. See her post below;  
Vin Diesel’s Son Joins ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise as Younger ‘Dominic Toretto’
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Vin Diesel’s Son Joins ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise as Younger ‘Dominic Toretto’

The Fast & Furious franchise which has always been about "family", will see Actor Vin Diesel’s 10-year-old son Vincent Sinclair join him in the ninth instalment of the franchise. Vincent Sinclair will be making his big-screen debut this summer in 'F&F9' as the younger version of Vin's character, Dominic Toretto. Documents obtained by TMZ showed that little Vincent played the role of younger Dom and actually filmed his scenes way back in late 2019 when he was a budding 9-year-old Thespian. There has already been a flashback to Dom’s younger years in the seventh instalment but the younger version of him was played by Alex McGee. It is unknown how much screentime the youngster will get but his contract says he got paid a daily rate of $1,005. 53-year-old Vin Diesel...
Why We Go Naked In My Family – Charly Boy
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Why We Go Naked In My Family – Charly Boy

Musician Charly Boy has revealed why he is usually naked in his music videos and social media posts. Born Charles Oputa, the entertainer shared a throwback picture of his father former Supreme Court Justice Chukwudifu Oputa on Instagram on Tuesday, wearing only a pair of underpants. He wrote: “My People, this is a picture of my late father. Taken in 1900000. When he was in Achimota Ghana as a cadet officer. Una see say keeping fit dey our blood from time. Una also see say, our body too dey smooth like silk dats why we too dey naked� Are u getting it?” The septuagenarian started his music career in the ‘80s and is also known for his stand against bad governance. Also known as Area Fada, Charly Boy has led several peaceful protests in the country.  
Actress, Aja Naomi King Reveals she’s Pregnant after Suffering 2 Miscarriages
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Actress, Aja Naomi King Reveals she’s Pregnant after Suffering 2 Miscarriages

How To Get Away With Murder star, Aja Naomi King, 36, has revealed she's expecting her rainbow baby after 2 miscarriages. Sharing a photo of her baby bump, the American actress opened up about suffering 2 miscarriages and how emotional it is to finally be expecting her "Baby King". She wrote: Baby King I really can’t begin to express the fullness of our immense joy to be welcoming a baby into our family. With that I also want to express that this beautiful journey has not been devoid of heartbreak. This is my beautiful little rainbow baby. I’ve been so deeply moved by the women who have openly shared their miscarriages. It brought me solace in a time that was incredibly painful to know I wasn’t alone. To understand that this experience is common, horrible but still common...
It’s okay to step away if your family is toxic – Laura Ikeji
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It’s okay to step away if your family is toxic – Laura Ikeji

Media personality and socialite, Laura Ikeji, has weighed in on the issue of "Family Loyalty", a topic that was birthed due to the controversy surrounding Prince Harry cutting ties with the Royal family because of their treatment of his wife, Meghan. According to Laura, family is everything but if things are different, it is okay to step away. Her post reads ; Family is everything, but if yours is different, it's ok to step away. I pray my siblings and I don't get to a point where we never speak to one another. God forbid. Before now I'd always say stick to your family, family is everything bla bla, but now I know better, if your family is toxic, it's ok to step away. Some of us re lucky. I pray my kids stick together forever too.
Young Nigerian Woman Dies Under Unknown Circumstances in Libya
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Young Nigerian Woman Dies Under Unknown Circumstances in Libya

A young Nigerian woman identified simply as Loveth, has died under unknown circumstances in Libya. According to Nigerians, who posted the news on a Facebook group for migrants in Libya, Loveth died in Tripoli last week. Anambra journalist, Okwuluora, also confirmed the report. A Nigerian based in Tripoli, Konna Gibson, said that no one knows her family or how to locate them.
Uti Nwachukwu Get Blasted Over Comments About Clifford Orji
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Uti Nwachukwu Get Blasted Over Comments About Clifford Orji

Clifford Orji was a kidnapper and serial killer who ate his victims and sold their body parts to ritualists and organ traffickers. Uti Nwachukwu @SirUTI FAMILY FIRST! ALWAYS! U SEE THIS LOVE THING, IF IT MAKES YOU TURN YOUR BACK ON YOUR FAMILY, THEN HMMMM WATCH OUT!! EVEN IF CLIFFORD ORJI WAS PART OF MY FAMILY, I WOULD NEEEVERR!! JOIN ANYONE (ESP A ROMANTIC PARTNER) TO BRING DOWN AND CONDEMN MY FAMILY..NEVER! #LOYALTYISKEY
Meghan & Prince Harry: Peter Okoye Hailed For Choosing Lola Omotayo Over Family
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Meghan & Prince Harry: Peter Okoye Hailed For Choosing Lola Omotayo Over Family

Following the explosive interview that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had with Oprah Winfrey on the challenges faced in the royal family, Nigerians on social media have heaped praises on singer Peter Okoye of dysfunction Psquare group, for saving his marriage to Lola. It would be recalled that in an explosive interview with talkshow host, Oprah Winfrey, Markle noted that she faced hostility from royals while she lived in the palace due to her race, an act that prompted her husband, Prince Harry, to step down from royal duties and relocated to America with her. In  same measure, popular singer, Peter Okoye, fondly called Mr P ― one half of the defunct singing group, P Square had walked out of his family business years ago for his wife, Lola Omotayo’s sake. It has been alleged t...
“Abomination happened to us but we will keep celebrating life” – Chimamanda Adichie’s brother speaks on their mother’s death 8 months after losing father
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“Abomination happened to us but we will keep celebrating life” – Chimamanda Adichie’s brother speaks on their mother’s death 8 months after losing father

Kene Adichie, Chimamanda Adichie's brother, has spoken up for the first time since their mother died. LIB reported that renowned Nigerian novelist lost her mother, Grace Adichie, on Monday, March 1, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State. The development comes comes eight months after they lost their father, Prof. James Adichie. The Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) died in June 2020 after a brief illness. He was aged 88. Taking to Instagram on Sunday, March 7, to celebrate his elder sister, Dr. Uche, on her brithday, Kene said 'Alu melu anyi' which translates to abomination happened to their family. "Happy Birthday to my darling, beautiful, kind and loving sister. Alu melu anyi but we will keep pus...
Father and his Children Arrested Over Kidnapping in Ogun
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Father and his Children Arrested Over Kidnapping in Ogun

A kidnap syndicate made up of members of the same family have been busted by the Ogun state police command. Oweniwe Okpara from Delta State and three of his children, Samson Okpara, Bright Okpara and Eze Okpara were arrested after Ogun state commissioner of police, Edward Ajogun gave an order to the Area Commander and all the DPOs in Sagamu to fish out those behind the many kidnapping cases recorded in the area. Ogun State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspects were all arrested in Ajaka area of Sagamu for their roles in the kidnap of eight persons at different times. One Christian Ishaha who had accommodated them was also arrested. Oyeyemi said; “In the course of investigation, it was discovered that three other members of the family constituting the crimina...
Man Donates His Family House To Christ Embassy, Family About To Be Thrown Out
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Man Donates His Family House To Christ Embassy, Family About To Be Thrown Out

Commotion as man donates his family house to Christ Embassy, leaving his family members at risk of being homeless A family has come out to ask for justice after their son donated the family house as a seed to Christ Embassy in Warri, Delta state. The abroad-based man, identified simply as Shedrack, is said to have returned to Nigeria last year and became serious with religion, to the approval of his family. Last year, he sowed his car as a seed to the Church and his family members had no problem with it. However, he went on to donate the family house to the church not long ago. His family members were not aware their home had been donated until Shedrack's father noticed men going around, viewing the property. When the older man made enquiry, he was told the property n...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Loses Mum Months after Losing Dad
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Loses Mum Months after Losing Dad

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has lost her mother, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie. The mother of the renowned Nigerian novelist died on Monday, March 1, in Awka, Anambra State. She was 78 years old. "It was very sudden and we are devastated," a family spokesperson said according to Guardian. She is survived by her six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-law and many relatives. Funeral arrangements will be announced by her family later. This comes just months after Chimamanda lost her father.
My Family Went Into exile For Bank Consolidation To Be Achieved – Soludo
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My Family Went Into exile For Bank Consolidation To Be Achieved – Soludo

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo, has said his family went into exile beacuse of several threats to their lives when he introduced the banking consolidation policy in 2004. He added that he received 19 written threats to his life following that policy. Soludo stated this in an interactive session with some journalists in Awka, the Anambra State capital. Soludo, who is contesting for the Governorship of Anambra State on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, said a good leader must be adamant and revolutionary when embarking on progressive policies. He said, “I am a very impatient person to see change happen and I am passionate in anything I focus on. “At that time, no bank in Nigeria was in the top 1000 banks in the world...
Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges
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Navy Veteran in Mental Health Crisis Died after Police Knelt on his Neck for Nearly Five Minutes, his Family Alleges

A Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia died after a Northern California police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes, lawyers for his family have said. According to his family, Angelo Quinto, 30, had been "suffering from anxiety, depression, and paranoia for the previous few months," In a wrongful death claim, filed on February 18 but now made available to the public by his family's attorneys, his sister Isabella Collins called police to their Antioch, California, home on December 23 because she feared he would hurt their mother. Before police arrived, Quinto's mother had been holding him to her chest with her hands clasped around his back for a few minutes, and "he had already started to calm down," the claim stated. When two officers from ...
Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom
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Kidnappers Kill Kaduna Businessman after Collecting N5m Ransom

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested five members of a kidnap syndicate, who allegedly killed their victim after collecting N5m ransom from his family. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, February 24, said the kidnap syndicate had abducted one Alhaji Ahmadu, a Kaduna resident last December. The suspects were said to have contacted the victim's brother, who subsequently paid a total of N5 million to secure the release of Ahmadu. However, they went ahead and killed the victim after collecting ransom. "On 30th December, 2020 the Kaduna Police Command was in receipt of a complaint through DPO Panbeguwa from one Abdullahi Salihu 'M' a resident of Panbeguwa village alleging that on the 9th December, 2020 his elder...
Man Cut Out His Neighbor’s Heart And Cooked It With Potatoes In Oklahoma
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Man Cut Out His Neighbor’s Heart And Cooked It With Potatoes In Oklahoma

A repeat felon has confessed to killing his neighbor, cutting out her heart and feeding it to his family before murdering his uncle and a four-year-old girl, Oklahoma authorities say. Lawrence Paul Anderson, 42, allegedly stabbed the neighbor, Andrea Lynn Blankenship, to death at her home in Chickasha on February 9. He then went back to his house and stabbed three people - his uncle, aunt and their granddaughter - the same day, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Police were called to the home and found the uncle, 67-year-old Leon Pye, and the child, Kaeos Yates, injured. She was pronounced dead in an ambulance en route to the hospital. The aunt, Delsie Pye, was also stabbed in both eyes but survived. In an interview with investigators Anderson revealed ...
Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her
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Man Shares Hilarious Mail From his Wife Requesting an increase in Monthly Upkeep and his response to her

A man took to Twitter to share the hilarious mail he received from his wife asking for an increase in the family's monthly upkeep and his response to her. The husband said his wife had approached him to ask for an increase and he asked her to write a formal letter. In her mail, she listed her duties to the family as a chef, teacher, wife, doctor, caretaker etc. She added that she has performed her duties to the best of her abilities and needs a raise due to the increased cost of living. Her husband responded in a mail, promising to discuss with the board and get back to her. He then copied to the mail the Labour Union, Wives Association of Nigeria, and the Mothers Progressive Union. See below.
“5thandFinal” – Singer, Ne-Yo Announces he’s Expecting a new Baby With Wife, Crystal Smith
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“5thandFinal” – Singer, Ne-Yo Announces he’s Expecting a new Baby With Wife, Crystal Smith

American singer, Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Smith are expecting their third child together. Making the pregnancy announcement, the singer shared a romantic clip of him rubbing Smith’s pregnant belly and then wrote : “Overjoyed to announce…the family is expanding…!” "You ready baby? Let's go," he added while including the hashtags, "#Number5, #5thandFinal, #BlessingsonBlessings." This will be the couple's third baby together, as they already share two children, Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr., 4, and Roman Alexander-Raj Smith, 2. Ne-Yo is also a dad to Madilyn Grace Smith, 10, and Mason Evan Smith, 9, who he shares with his ex, Monyetta Shaw. This baby will be Neyo's 5th child which is ironic because he got his first baby mama, Monyetta Shaw, to tie her tubes because he didn't...
Photo of the student killed during attack on Government Science College Kagara, Niger State
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Photo of the student killed during attack on Government Science College Kagara, Niger State

Niger State Ministry Of Education has released photo of the student killed during the attack on Government Science College Kagara in Niger State. LIB reported that Benjamin .B. Habila, an SS3C student, was shot dead by the bandits while trying to escape. The bandits invaded the school around 3 am on Wednesday, February 17, abducting the students and some of the staff. A statement issued by the Ministry on Saturday, February 20, and signed by the Commisioner Hajiya Hannatu Jibrin Salihu, sympathises with the family of the deceased student. "The Ministry shares in the grief caused by the unfortunate incident and his loss is indeed painful and colossal to bear but we all take solace in the fact that God Almighty gives and takes. Rest in peace."
EPL: Referee Mike Dean’s Return Confirmed
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EPL: Referee Mike Dean’s Return Confirmed

  Mike Dean will be back to refereeing in the Premier League this weekend. Last weekend, Dean stood down from duties after receiving death threats online. He has now been appointed to take charge of Burnley vs West Brom at Turf Moor. The 52-year-old and his family received the threats on social media, after Dean had been involved in two controversial incidents. The referee showed a red card to West Ham’s Tomas Soucek for catching Aleksandar Mitrovic with his elbow during a 0-0 draw at Fulham. Dean also sent off Southampton defender Jan Bednarek in the 9-0 defeat at Manchester United. Both of the decisions were later overturned following an appeal. Dean was however in charge of the FA Cup fifth-round tie between Leicester and Brighton last Wednesday.
Senator Etang Umoyo is Dead
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Senator Etang Umoyo is Dead

Etang Umoyo, the senator who represented Akwa Ibom South District during the aborted Third Republic is dead at the age of 71. The former lawmaker who was ill for some time, died on Saturday February 13 as announced by his family on Monday February 15. Umoyo was a foundation member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2017. He later returned to the PDP in 2018, claiming he was doing so in order to help Governor Udom Emmanuel win a second term.
APC, PDP Same Family, Reject Them – AA National Chairman, Rafiu Omoaje
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APC, PDP Same Family, Reject Them – AA National Chairman, Rafiu Omoaje

AHEAD of 2023 general elections, National Chairman of the Action Alliance, Mr. Rafiu Omoaje, had urged Nigerians to reject both ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, to save the country from total collapse. The AA chairman spoke at the national convention of the party, in Osogbo, on Saturday. Omoaje, who was re-elected at the convention said, “Nigerians are already tired of both the PDP and APC, which are the two major political parties we have in Nigeria today. Members of the two parties often cross carpet, which means they are one family. They are both colossal failures. “The only alternative that remains for Nigerians now is the Action Alliance. Progressive minded people are already joining the party and you will see what will happen...
New Mom, Princess Eugenie Leaves Hospital with her Baby Son
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New Mom, Princess Eugenie Leaves Hospital with her Baby Son

New mom, Princess Eugenie has left the hospital with her baby son to begin family life with her husband Jack Brooksbank. On Friday morning, the Queen's granddaughter, 30, was all smiles as she was driven away from The Portland Hostpital by her husband, sitting in the back with their new arrival in his car seat. Princess Eugenie, who is the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, was dressed in a comfortable-looking £90 A-line tartan 'Nap' dress by Hillhouse, and a classic £785 Maxmara camel coat. The couple welcomed the child on Tuesday at The Portland Hospital in central London. The child is yet to be named. The child is The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York’s first grandchild, and the ninth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. ...
‘She’s not in Contact With him’: Kim Kardashian West is ‘Planning a Valentine’s Day Celebration Without Kanye West’ amid ‘Divorce’
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‘She’s not in Contact With him’: Kim Kardashian West is ‘Planning a Valentine’s Day Celebration Without Kanye West’ amid ‘Divorce’

Kim Kardashian West is reportedly planning a Valentine's Day celebration without her husband, Kanye West amid divorce rumors. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is said to not be in contact with her husband, 43, and is expected to spend Valentine's Day with their kids, North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, Psalm, 21 months, and other family. An insider told PEOPLE: 'Kim is great. She has a Valentine's Day celebration planned with her kids and family. She likes to make it special for the kids. 'She doesn't have any contact with Kanye. It's obvious that she is just focused on the future.' It was recently claimed that Kanye is 'less than thrilled' that his divorce from the reality star, 40, will be broadcast on TV. Kim will reportedly discuss the end of her marri...
23-year-old Woman with 11 Biological Children Says She Wants more Kids
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23-year-old Woman with 11 Biological Children Says She Wants more Kids

A 23-year-old woman who has 11 biological children says she has no plans of stopping as she claims she wants at least 100 kids. Russian Christina Ozturk, 23, is raising 11 of her own biological children and hopes to have dozens more using surrogate mothers. She is married to businessman Galip Ozturk, 56, and says they're willing to spend £800,000 on having 100 babies. She said: "At the moment, I have 10 children with the latest addition, Olivia, who arrived at the end of last month. "I gave birth to my eldest daughter Vika myself six years ago. "The rest of the children are genetically ours from my husband and I, but were carried by surrogates." The millionaire couple already told their social media followers that they've discussed having 105 children one day. ...
Young Man Declared Missing for Five Days in Kano
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Young Man Declared Missing for Five Days in Kano

A young man identified as Muktar Akhtar, a resident of Kano, has been declared missing by his family. The man was said to have disappeared for almost five days without a trace. Tweets by his family and friends called on anyone with useful information about his whereabouts to contact them. "I never imagined it would be my own I would be posting about. My cousin, Muktar (Akhtar), has been missing for the past 3 days in Kano. If anyone has any information or has seen him, pls pls send a message. It is unbearable not knowing where he is or if he is okay" his cousin tweeted.
Gunmen Abduct Man Taking his Sick 8-year-old Daughter to Hospital in Kwara, Demand N30m Ransom
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Gunmen Abduct Man Taking his Sick 8-year-old Daughter to Hospital in Kwara, Demand N30m Ransom

Kidnappers of 46-year-old tipper lorry owner in Ilorin, Kwara State, Alhaji Musa Garba Atere, have demanded N30 million ransom from his family for his release. It was gathered that Atere was kidnapped around 6:00 am on Tuesday, February 9, along Ogundele/Madi road in Ilorin West Local Government Area. He was said to be on his way to the General Hospital, Ilorin along with his wife and his eight-year-old daughter who is critically sick and needed urgent medical attention when they were ambushed by the gunmen. A family source, who confirmed the incident to Nigerian Tribune, said the abductors later called his wife demanding for ransom. "They insisted that N30 million must be paid before her husband could get freedom from their captivity." the source said. While narrati...
Ifu Ennada Calls Out Her Extended Family For Being Selfish
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Ifu Ennada Calls Out Her Extended Family For Being Selfish

Big Brother Naija star and entrepreneur, Ifu Ennada has taken to social media to call out her extended family for being selfish and ungrateful. According to the reality star, her extended family members do not appreciate the little she does to help and support them financially. Ifu who has had enough of their ungrateful attitude took to her Instagram story on Monday, February 1st to rant. Speaking further the skin care expert revealed that members of her extended family care less about how she’s fairing or how her business is thriving. She disclosed that she has constantly been receiving threatening and derogatory messages from them because she hasn’t sent them “any free money in months”. Her post read in part, “I have sent you and different members of your family vaarious...
Again, Family Loses Bid To Reclaim Abacha’s Loot
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Again, Family Loses Bid To Reclaim Abacha’s Loot

The Supreme Court on Friday declined a request by a brother to the late Gen . Sani Abacha, Alhaji Ali Abacha , to unfreeze the accounts traced to him and relatives of the late dictator in the United Kingdom, Switzerland , Jersey , Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. The apex court, in a unanimous judgment of a five -man panel led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta , held that Ali Abacha’ s case was statute -barred as of when it was commenced in April 2004 at the Federal High Court in Kaduna. In the lead judgment prepared by Justice Kudirat Kekere -Ekun, but read on Friday by Justice Ejembi Eko, the Supreme Court held that having dismissed a similar appeal February last year in its judgment on an appeal filed by Alhaji Abba Mohammed Sani on behalf of the Abacha family , it had no reason to dep...
Pregnant Abby Chioma Flaunts her Blossoming Baby Bump, Says Pregnancy is Hard’
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Pregnant Abby Chioma Flaunts her Blossoming Baby Bump, Says Pregnancy is Hard’

The Boob Movement founder, Abby Chioma, who is currently pregnant with her first child took to Instagram to flaunt her blossoming baby bump. In the post, the body positivity activist wrote about her pregnancy challenges like experiencing swollen feet, backaches, midnight food cravings, but admits it has been the 'most beautiful journey' of her life so far. The excited mother-to-be also showed her gratitude to God and thanked family and friends for their support as she prepares to welcome her child. She wrote: "Oh my gosh, hiiiii guys. can you believe it ?! I know, crazy right but hey I’m literally super excited to meet the little pumpkin. Pregnancy hard oooo but at the same, this has been the most beautiful journey of my life so far." I’ve been off the socials for a wh...

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