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Osinbajo, Others attend Evening of Worship and Tribute for Pastor Dare Adeboye
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Osinbajo, Others attend Evening of Worship and Tribute for Pastor Dare Adeboye

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo , were among the family and friends who attended the night of tribute and worship for Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Pastor E.A. Adeboye. The night of tribute took place at the Redemption camp on Monday May 10. Pastor Dare died in his sleep on Tuesday May 4. He was 42 years old. See more photos below...
Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search
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Body of Missing ex footballer, James Dean, Found by Police after Four-day Search

The body of a former footballer who was missing for four days has been found by police. James Dean, 35, a former player for Chorley FC and AFC Fylde, was last seen in Oswaldtwistle at around midnight on Wednesday, May 5. A desperate search was launched on Saturday after his heartbroken family became seriously concerned by his disappearance. But on Sunday,  police announced that a body had been found believed to be Mr. Dean. A statement from Lancashire Constabulary said: “Following extensive police enquiries a body was found in the Moscow Mill Street area around 2.25pm today (Sunday, May 9). “While the body has yet to be formally identified, it is believed to be Mr Dean. His family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this time. “The death is not being tre...
”Family is Over rated and I’m Officially Done”- Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s son, Bashir, Writes on Twitter
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”Family is Over rated and I’m Officially Done”- Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s son, Bashir, Writes on Twitter

Bashir, one of the sons of the Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, shared a cryptic post on his Twitter handle this morning. In his now-deleted tweet, Bashir El-Rufai who got married in November 2020, said he is ''officially done'' and that ''family is overrated to be very honest.'' ''I am officially done. Family is over rated tbvh'' See his Tweet below  
James Bond actor, Frank McRae Dies after Suffering Heart attack
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James Bond actor, Frank McRae Dies after Suffering Heart attack

Licence To Kill actor, Frank McRae, has died at the age of 80 after suffering a heart attack, it has been announced. He died in California, his heartbroken daughter has confirmed. He is survived by his son Marcellus and his grandchildren Camden, Jensen and Holden. McRae played the role of Sharkey in the Bond classic. His comical role earned him fans all across the world. He also appeared in Last Action Hero Fans have paid tribute on social media following news of McRae’s death. A message posted by the official James Bond Twitter reads: "We are sorry to hear that Frank McRae, who played Sharkey in Licence To Kill, has passed away. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends."
Meghan Markle writes sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationship with their fathers inspired by Harry and Archie
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Meghan Markle writes sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationship with their fathers inspired by Harry and Archie

Meghan Markle has written a sentimental children’s book about sons’ relationships with their fathers. The Duchess of Sussex's book is titled The Bench. She says it was inspired by her husband Prince Harry’s bond with their son Archie, who turns two tomorrow, May 6. She said the 40-page book, illustrated by Pixar artist Christian Robinson, grew out of a poem she wrote for Harry a month after the birth of their son. Meghan, 39, who will also voice the audio book when it is released next month, said: "That poem became this story. "Christian layered in beautiful and ethereal watercolour illustrations that capture the warmth, joy and comfort of the relationship between fathers and sons from all walks of life. "This representation was particularly important to me and Chris...
15-year-old girl Declared Missing by her Family
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15-year-old girl Declared Missing by her Family

A family has declared a 15-year-old girl identified as Okigbo Chidera Vera missing. Vera who is a native of Umunnachi in Anambra state, was last seen in Aba, Abia state, at 3:30am According to her elder sister, 3 female suspects have been arrested in connection to Vera's disappearance. If you have any information about her whereabouts kindly reach her family on : 08037101527(father) 07011169455(brother) Facebook:Sirjazzy Kosi Okigbo
Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid
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Bandits threaten to kill 17 Greenfield University students if N100m ransom isn’t paid

Bandits have threatened to kill the remaining students abducted from Greenfield University, Kaduna State. Recall that on April 18, the armed bandits stormed the school in the early hours of the day and abducted twenty-two students and a member of staff. Five of them have been killed by the bandits. In an interview with the Hausa Service of Voice of America (VOA), a leader of the bandit group who identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo, threatened that if the Kaduna State Government or their families fail to pay a ransom of N100 million as well as provide them with 10 brand Honda motorcycles by Tuesday, the remaining students would be killed. According to Jalingo, 17 students are in their custody, comprising 15 females and two male students. ''“We heard the utterances of the ...
Journalist who Exposed Governor Ganduje’s Alleged “Bribe Video” Flees to UK
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Journalist who Exposed Governor Ganduje’s Alleged “Bribe Video” Flees to UK

Jaafar Jaafar, the journalist who exposed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje's alleged "bribe video" has fled to the United Kingdom over alleged threat to his life. Jaafar told Premium Times that he relocated with his family to the UK and will not be returning to the country ‘until the coast is clear.’ He said; “I’ll be here until this regime can guarantee my safety and protect freedom of the press." The publication reported that the publisher of Daily Nigerian fled to the UK barely a month after Governor Abdullahi Ganduje revealed that those behind a video of him allegedly collecting bribe which he described as "fake", would be brought to shame. Speaking in BBC Hausa programme, ‘Afada Acika’, the Kano state Governor had claimed that the video was cloned. He said; “The video is ...
Bring our sister’s corpse, we want to see her – family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, cry out
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Bring our sister’s corpse, we want to see her – family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, cry out

The family members of murdered Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren, were filmed asking to see their sister's corpse today, May 2. Iniobong was raped and murdered after she went on Twitter to announce she was looking for a job. Someone had sent her a message about a job opening and invited her for an interview. She informed family members and her friend and kept them updated until the final call where she was heard screaming. Umoh Uduak, the friend who was checking up on Ini Umoren when she left for the interview and raised alarm when she didn't hear from her again, has been retweeting posts that alleged the man fingered in connection with Ini's murder is in the habit of doing such and he's in it together with his family members. She also retweeted a tweet claiming the all...
Family storm Police H/Q over job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom
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Family storm Police H/Q over job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom

The family of late Miss Iniobong Umoren, the job seeker murdered in Akwa Ibom State over the weekend, Sunday, stormed the police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, demanding to see the corpse of the deceased. Some of them in a viral video on social media lamented that they were not involved in the matter, insisting that seeing the corpse would convince them if their sister was actually the person murdered or not . Reacting, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Odiko MacDon, said the family members came to the police to demand for update on the murder of the deceased. He assured that as far as the matter was concerned that no stone would be left unturned to ensure justice for the victim. His words, “All I know is that they were at the Headquarters today and I have addressed them and th...
Nigerian Gospel Artiste, Quincy Tebite Dtisio and his Wife Welcome a Baby after 27 Years of Marriage
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Nigerian Gospel Artiste, Quincy Tebite Dtisio and his Wife Welcome a Baby after 27 Years of Marriage

Nigerian Gospel artiste, Evangelist Quincy Tebite Dtisio and his wife have welcomed their first child, a baby girl, after 27 years of marriage. Evangelist Dtisio is the Governor of the Performing Musicians and Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN) Delta State chapter. The good news was shared on Facebook by friends, colleagues and family members of the couple. Reverend Oshehore Frank Abiri, wrote: "Waaaaaooo, what God cannot do does not really exist. After 27 years of marriage God has finally smiled on us. The Quincy Tebite family, the Anglican family, the Olomu kingdom, all Christian musicians and performing Artists etc raise our voices of praise in adoration to Jehovah Overdo. Waiting on God is really golden. 27 years is not 27 minutes o.Thank God for the grace to wait...
Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Allegedly Returns to the Forest Weeks after Claiming he had Repented
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Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Allegedly Returns to the Forest Weeks after Claiming he had Repented

Auwal Daudawa, the bandit leader in Zamfara State, who is said to have masterminded the abduction of over 300 students in neighbouring Katsina State on December 12, 2020, has gone back to the forest weeks after he announced his repentance and surrendered his arms. Weeks after the boys were released, Daudawa and five of his lieutenants surrendered 20 AK 47 rifles, ammunition and a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher to the Zamfara state government on Monday, February 8. They denounced their affiliation to the bandits and promised never to go back to the crime. However, a report by DailyTrust claims Daudawa has returned to the forest to pick up arms. According to the report, Daudawa reportedly packed his family and his lieutenants back to Jaja forest in Zurmi Local Government o...
NAPTIP Reunites Human Trafficking Victim with her Family after 20 Years
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NAPTIP Reunites Human Trafficking Victim with her Family after 20 Years

A human trafficking victim has been reunited with her family after 20 years by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Offences (NAPTIP). The victim who was reunited with her mother (name withheld) at the palace of Idu Uruan Village Head in Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Saturday April 24, was taken away at the age of six from Idu Uruan to Benin City by a woman who gave her out to another woman. Ijeoma Uduak, Commander of NAPTIP, Benin Zone said the two women had been arrested by the agency. Uduak said; “Prosecution is ongoing to ensure that justice prevails. “Our task here is to fulfil part of our mandate as an agency that is against human trafficking, and one that rescues and reunites victims with their families. “T...
“The Evil Going on in Nigeria is too Much’ – Comedian AY’s Wife, Mabel Makun
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“The Evil Going on in Nigeria is too Much’ – Comedian AY’s Wife, Mabel Makun

Interior designer, Mabel Makun took to Instagram to accuse the DSS of ignoring a petition from her family regarding "life threatening issues". The mum-of-one,  who is married to comedian Ayo Makun, said for the last 6 months, the DSS has refused to attend to the petition, so despite hating to take private issues to the public, she's going on Instagram to talk about it. She said the action of the DSS left her depressed for months "So for months, I experienced the full meaning of depression," she wrote, adding,  "Till date, there are days that I still hide and cry my eyes out. Only those very close to me can tell exactly what I went through trying to gain my sanity back. " As for the issues she reported to DSS, her subsequent posts appears to point at the issue of bab...
Singer, Kehlani Comes Out as Lesbian
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Singer, Kehlani Comes Out as Lesbian

Kehlani has come out as lesbian and she says she's the last one in her family to know she's gay. The singer disclosed this on Thursday, April 22. She said in a video: "I am gay ga-gay gay gay!!! Kehlani says she's been trying to have intimate conversations with her family and friends about coming out, but she says they are hardly shocked. She said her loved ones told her they've known for a while because "the f**king closet was glass." She previously hinted at being gay during a recent Instagram Live when she casually said she finally knew she was lesbian. At the time, people thought she might have been joking, but now Kehlani's saying it clearly. Kehlani has a 2-year-old daughter, Adeya Nomi, with her ex, guitarist Javie Young-White. She has also dated some famous me...
Aguero Confirms his Next Club
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Aguero Confirms his Next Club

Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, has told his family and close friends that he will be joining Barcelona next season, SportingLife reports. Last month, Aguero confirmed he will be leaving The Etihad at the end of the current campaign. It will bring an end to his 10-year stay with City. During that time, the Argentine has scored 257 goals in 385 games. Tottenham, Chelsea and Leeds United have all been linked with Aguero, with the option of him staying in England seemingly on the table for the striker. A return to Spain has also emerged as another possibility for Aguero. The 32-year-old made 230 appearances for Atletico Madrid between 2006 and 2011, netting 100 times. However, it is Barcelona who are believed to be close to landing Aguero
Emir Of Katsina Marries Off Christian Teenager, Aisha Mani To Abductor – HACFO
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Emir Of Katsina Marries Off Christian Teenager, Aisha Mani To Abductor – HACFO

The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir, has illegally married off Aisha Mani, a Christian teenager, to her abductor, Mohammed Samaila, without her family's consent, Hausa Christian Foundation (HACFO) has alleged. In a Facebook post, the foundation narrated how the Emir, in cahoots with the District Head of Kafur Local Government Area (LGA), Abdulrahman Rabe, conspired to perpetrate the unlawful act. The report said Aisha Mani was married off to her abductor Mohammed Samaila by the monarch despite police efforts and a petition by a law firm. Aisha's family was said to have relocated her from Gidan Dandada, Rafin Iyaka, to another relative in Funtua after they suspected romantic advances from Samaila. However, the teenage girl was said to have gone missing from Funtua and aft...
Video: Heartfelt hugs & happy tears as Pearl Thusi returns home to her kids
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Video: Heartfelt hugs & happy tears as Pearl Thusi returns home to her kids

After spending months away from home and her children, actress Pearl Thusi finally wrapped her work and touched down in Mzansi. Pearl has been working on an upcoming new season of the Netflix series Wu Assassins in Thailand. Upon return, all she wanted was her lil munchkins She captured her emotional reunion with her kids in a video later posted to Instagram. “This is the second time I’m surprising Thando, after being gone for much long time. So they just arriving from school, and they are not supposed to know that I’m here. So let’s see how they react,” Pearl said at the beginning of the video. “Oh my, I've missed those voices,” she mouths in the video as she hears her daughters' approaching footsteps. Pearl hides in the corner waiting to surprise her children. As they ...
Joshua Plans To Have Seven Children
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Joshua Plans To Have Seven Children

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has revealed he intends to have as many as seven children as he plans for life after boxing. Joshua, who holds three of the four heavyweight world titles, has one son Joseph, five, with dance teacher and yoga instructor Nicole Osbourne. The couple are no longer together and Joshua is intensely private about his personal life, but has opened up to explain why he wants a big family. “I want to have loads [of children],” Joshua said As a guest on the Jonathan Ross show.  “Someone said to me, which makes sense, when you’re young, you don’t want to have kids, but when you’re older and settled down and retired you wish that you had more kids around you, so I’m just looking ahead – loads for me is probably another six.” Joshua also revealed h...
Chris Smalling, Wife And Son Held At Gunpoint During Terrifying Armed Robbery
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Chris Smalling, Wife And Son Held At Gunpoint During Terrifying Armed Robbery

Chris Smalling, his wife and their two-year-old son have been held at gunpoint during an armed robbery at their home in Italy. The horrifying incident saw three masked men break into the Roma defender's home in the early hours of Friday morning. Smalling was then forced to hand over jewellery, a Rolex watch and other valuables from a private safe, according to a report in Gazzetta dello Sport. The police received a call from Smalling's wife, Sam, at around 5am. Shortly after police arrived at the family's villa, which is located around 25 miles outside of Italian capital city Rome - and they are now on the hunt for the criminals. Understandably, the 31-year-old former Manchester United player and his family are reportedly "very distressed", however initial reports indicate the...
Ex-officer who killed Daunte Wright appears in court, as family says justice will remain elusive
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Ex-officer who killed Daunte Wright appears in court, as family says justice will remain elusive

Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kimberly A. Potter on Thursday made her first court appearance one day after being charged with second-degree manslaughter for killing 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop Sunday. Potter appeared in a flannel shirt in the office of her attorney, Earl Gray, for the brief virtual hearing held via Zoom. She objected to having her first court appearance broadcast or photographed. Potter has not appeared in public since the fatal shooting, abruptly resigning from the police force on Tuesday before being charged and briefly jailed before bonding out on Wednesday. Minnesota District Judge Paul R. Scoggin reminded Potter that, under the terms of her bail, she was not allowed to possess, use or transport firearms, ammunition or explosives and...
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...

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