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First Look! Naza and Folarin Alakija’s Wedding – Robin Thicke performed, Jeff Leatham transformed Blenheim Palace

After a proposal in Greece last year followed by their traditional engagement in Lagos, Folarin Alakija married his love Nazanin Jafarian yesterday at the historicBlenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The groom Flo, a widower father-of-one, is an entrepreneur, investor and cinematographer while the bride Naza is a graduate of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Manchester. She also has a graduate Diploma in Law and has worked as a model and marketing

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Two Years Of The Buhari Administration: The Past Is Still The Present

Two Years Of The Buhari Administration: The Past Is Still The Present, By Ademola Adesola “To be educated is, after all, to develop the questioning habit, to be skeptical of easy promises and to use past experience creatively.” – Chinua Achebe This article was written by Ademola Adesola. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of In my assessment of the Muhammadu Buhari administration after

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PDP Frowns at Prisoner Exchange for 82 Chibok Girls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday hailed the release of 82 abducted Chibok school girls on Saturday, but expressed concern over the “price” reportedly paid for their freedom. In a statement by Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party, it said that the capture of the girls by insurgents in 2014 traumatised the entire nation. According to it, the abduction and detention of the girls in the last three years had brought extreme

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“This is a pleasant 2nd anniversary gift to the people of Nigeria” – President Buhari Meets Released Chibok Girls | Photos

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday met with the recently released Chibok Schoolgirls who were abducted from their dormitories in April 2014. The girls, who regained their freedom on Saturday from Boko Haram captivity, were released to international negotiators who have been working in collaboration with the Federal government for their safe return since their kidnap. “This is a pleasant 2nd anniversary gift to the people of Nigeria. I cannot express in a few words how happy I am to

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Aisha Buhari, Emir Sanusi call for Justice for 6-month old Rape Victim in Kano

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, visited the 8 months old baby who was allegedly raped when she was 6 months old in Kano and currently receiving treatment at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano. The victim was allegedly raped by a family friend. Aisha Buhari, who sympathised with the victim, called on parents to be vigilant. She also said that the government should ensure that justice is served. “Government should follow this case to its logical conclusion. You should

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Israel’s Reshet TV Airs Documentary on Prophet T.B Joshua Amidst Plans to Relocate | WATCH

Reshet TV, a top television station in Israel aired an 11-minute interview with the General Overseer of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet T.B. Joshua as he prepares to relocate his church to Middle Eastern nation. The documentary featured clips of T.B. Joshua ministering on Emmanuel TVand his recent visit to Israel. T.B. Joshua spent his time in Israel with Yehuda Meshi Zahav, founder of ZAKA, a rescue agency who he considers to be a brother . In the documentary,

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Sullivan Chime Officially pitches tent with APC

Former Enugu state governor, Sullivan Chime has formally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress, APC. At a ceremony in Udi local council of the state today, Chime said he was crossing with thousands of his supporters to the ruling party. National Chairman of the APC, John Odigie-Oyegun formally received Chime into the APC fold. On Wednesday, Chime had said his  decision to join the APC was  to provide direction for upcoming politicians in the State. Chime had on

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Busted Fake Policeman Confesses To Making N15,000 Daily But Never Took Care Of His Family

A 47-year-old fake police officer, Gregory Anyasodo, from Owerri North, Imo State who was arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for extorting people in Oshodi area of the state, has confessed to collecting N125,000 from one of his victims, a trader in Oshodi. The unsuspecting victim, Emmanuella Joseph, had approached RRS officials stationed in Oshodi to report Anyasodo’s threat to arrest her and confiscate her hand bag containing N125,000. A

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Falana & Civil Society Leaders Urge President Buhari to take Medical Leave

Civil society leaders have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take medical leave so as to recover from his ill health. They made this known in a statement on Monday. The statement was signed by human rights activists and lawyer Femi Falana, Jibrin Ibrahim, Debo Adeniran, Chris Kwaja, Y. Z. Ya’u, Chom Bagu, Olanrewaju Suraju, Ezenwa Nwagwu, Anwal Musa Rafsanjani, David Ugolor, ‘Sina Odugbemi, Muhammed Attah andAdetokunbo Mumuni. Read the full statement below: When President Muhammadu

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MTN Nigeria Sacks 280 Staff

MTN Nigeria said it had to disengage 280 staff because it wanted to delve into full Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and digital operations. An official who pleaded anonymity told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, that the company will inject another group of new employees, capable of delivering on it new goals. The source said that the disengagement was necessary because of the changing dynamics of the telecommunications industry in recent time. NAN

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How World Boxing Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Learnt Discipline at a Nigerian Boarding School

If you attended boarding school in Nigeria, you should be able to relate to this. World Boxing Heavyweight champion, whose full name is Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, in a recent interview revealed how he learnt discipline at a Nigerian boarding school. Joshua was born to a Nigerian woman, Yeta, and an Irish-Nigerian father,Robert. At age 11, Joshua joined his mother in Nigeria for six months and attended a school he expected to remain in, DailyMail reports. “I thought I was going

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