I’m not a drug addict – Tonto Dikeh releases proof

I’m not a drug addict – Tonto Dikeh releases proof
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Renowned Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh-Churchill, has debunked rumours of her marriage hitting the rocks because of her drug addiction while breastfeeding. The mother of one shared a picture on her Instagram page @Tontolet of her drug test carried out at Cadarcest hospital in Abuja to clear all suspicions. The actress

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Kanu Nwankwo signs for Team Azimo to kick off its new Nigeria service

Kanu Nwankwo signs for Team Azimo to kick off its new Nigeria service
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Azimo, the online digital money transfer service, has announced the signing of legendary former Arsenal and Nigeria striker, Kanu Nwankwo as a brand ambassador to help bring low cost online money transfer to the Nigerian community. “It’s a privilege to join the Azimo team and champion the work they’re doing

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Africa: African Presidents Who Have Stayed in Power for a Lifetime

[Nation] There are African countries where a 37 year old man or woman has only known one president in their lifetime. Africa is infamous for leaders who never want to hand over power.

I am blessed with golden genes – Emmanuel Adebayor

I am blessed with golden genes – Emmanuel Adebayor
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Togolese international, Emmanuel Adebayo, says he was born with golden genes which enable him to face and confront challenges in his career. Adebayor insists that his “golden genes” mean he can cope comfortably with being given another chance in the English Premier League. Having impressed for Togo in the ongoing

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MMM: Redeemed church warns pastors, members against participating in Ponzi scheme

MMM: Redeemed church warns pastors, members against participating in Ponzi scheme
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The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has warned its Pastors and members against using the church platform to participate in Ponzi schemes. A memo issued by the General Secretary of the church, Pastor Johnson Odesola, to all Pastors in charge of regions and provinces, threatened disciplinary actions against defaulting

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Nigeria: Boko Haram 'Now Using Babies' in Suicide Bombings - Officials

[News24Wire] Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are reportedly now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, a report has said.

Samson Atek’ojo Usman: Ekweremadu: Between the ‘devil and the deep blue sea’

Samson Atek’ojo Usman: Ekweremadu: Between the ‘devil and the deep blue sea’
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At least for now at the National Assembly, the fear of unknown looms large on a daily basis. What any politician of Senate’s standing fears is politicking. Like tsunami, anything could happen these days depending on the pendulum of interest. As it stands, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu should not

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No need sending fake drug peddlers to jail, kill them – Gov. Obiano

No need sending fake drug peddlers to jail, kill them – Gov. Obiano
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Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has recommended death for fake drug peddlers, describing their activities as evil. He noted that there was no sense in sending them to jail. The Governor made this known in his speech during the presentation ceremony of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation certificate. The certificate was

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Nurses, midwives in Cross River on strike over lopsided appointment

Nurses, midwives in Cross River on strike over lopsided appointment
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The Cross River chapter of the National Association of Nigerian nurses and midwives has embarked on an indefinite strike. The action follows the lopsided appointment of a level 13 public health officer who is to head a primary health centre in Obudu, Calabar while level 16 and 17 officers were

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Man catches wife giving 5-year-old son ‘blow job’

Man catches wife giving 5-year-old son ‘blow job’
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A man, 42, has threatened to divorce his wife after allegedly catching her giving his 5-year-old son blow job. The man, who said he has been married to his wife for seven years, claimed his wife is not even remorseful over the incestuous act. In a letter sent to DAILY

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Messi’s contract renewal going very well – Robert Fernandez

Messi’s contract renewal going very well – Robert Fernandez
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Barcelona’s first-team secretary, Robert Fernandez has disclosed that talks over a new contract for Lionel Messi were progressing “very, very well.” Fernandez said there was no doubt that Messi, playmaker Andres Iniesta and goalkeeper, Marc-Andre Stegen will all tie themselves to the club. The latest reports in Catalonia claim that

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How Auchi Poly student duped white woman of $267,000 via dating site

How Auchi Poly student duped white woman of $267,000 via dating site
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday arraigned one Akintunde Vincent Abiodun begore at a Lagos State High court sitting in Ikeja for alleged love scam. The accused, a student of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo state was said to have defrauded his victim, D. Bonnici of $267,000 online

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Only Messi, Ronaldo have been better than Rooney – Stan Collymore

Only Messi, Ronaldo have been better than Rooney – Stan Collymore
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Former England international, Stan Collymore has claimed that only Argentine captain, Lionel Messi and Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo have had better careers than Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney in the past decade. Collymore, an ex-Liverpool striker believes that the Manchester United and England captain has had a decade that compares

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Man who visits grave yards at night to exhume corpses remanded in prison

Man who visits grave yards at night to exhume corpses remanded in prison
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One Musiliu Taheed who was arrested with a human head in Oyo State was Monday arraigned before an Oyo State Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan. Recall that the 37-year-old was arrested with a human head he severed from a corpse buried at the back of Basic Community Primary

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Hello Kigali Kicks Off Today

Hello Kigali Kicks Off TodayParticipants of Citi FM’s Hello Kigali Business Tour are en route to Rwanda. The team comprises business leaders, entrepreneurs and key public sector workers who are hungry to find solutions to stimulate growth and efficiency in their organizations. Rwanda has been touted for its successes in eliminating overly bureaucratic and...

Philippine president apologizes to South Korea for killing of businessman by rogue policemen

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized Tuesday to the government and people of South Korea including the wife of a South Korean business executive, who was kidnapped and killed by alleged rouge policemen. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said the president also sent his and the Filipino people’s condolences and sympathies to...

Airtel,tiGO in Talks for a Big Merger

The country’s telecommunications sector is set to witness a major transformation as owners of two of the major players in the industry are set to merge. Bharti Airtel, owners of Airtel Ghana, is reportedly in talks with rival company, Millicom International Cellular, operators of tiGO in Ghana, for a possible...

How Ikeja Electricity Plc defrauded me through outrageous estimated billing – Aggrieved customer

How Ikeja Electricity Plc defrauded me through outrageous estimated billing – Aggrieved customer
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A resident of Aswani, Mechanic village in Ikeja, Lagos State, Jeffery, has accused the Ikeja Electricity Plc, IE, of overestimated billing and unmetering of his apartment. He accused the electricity outfit of billing him outrageously between August and October 2016 without taking into consideration the days and hours he never

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Judges rule against UK government in landmark Brexit case

Judges rule against UK government in landmark Brexit caseThe British Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May must consult Parliament before triggering formal negotiations on Britain leaving the European Union (EU).(EU). The British government lost its legal battle to have the right to trigger Britain’s exit from the EU without first getting the approval of...

NPP Scribe Describes Executives Selling DCE Application Forms As Criminals

NPP Scribe Describes Executives Selling DCE Application Forms As CriminalsSule Salifu-Northern Regional Secretary of NPP The Northern Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Sule Salifu has branded executives who are going about selling application forms to unsuspecting members of the party for District Chief Executive (DCE) posts as criminals. According to him, the regional and national secretariat...

South Africa: Anger Over 'Anti-Rhodes Activist' Chosen for Rhodes Scholarship

[News24Wire] Surprise and anger were among the reactions on Monday to a former UCT law student accepting a Rhodes scholarship; and to a report crediting him as a central figure in the Rhodes Must Fall (RMF) movement.

Approve Buhari’s $30bn foreign loan – Amaechi begs National Assembly

Approve Buhari’s $30bn foreign loan – Amaechi begs National Assembly
Approve Buhari’s $30bn foreign loan – Amaechi begs National Assembly

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has appealed to the National Assembly to approve the $30bn loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi made the appeal during the Second Presidential Business Forum, which was presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. Recall that

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Zimbabwe: We Have Cure for Mugabe Election Rigging - Opposition

Zimbabwe: We Have Cure for Mugabe Election Rigging - Opposition[New Zimbabwe] THE opposition MDC-T party says it has put in place "efficient mechanisms to eliminate fraud" in next year's harmonized elections.

Zimbabwe: Exports Fail to Meet Target - Report

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's exports failed to go past the key $3 billion level in 2016 after closing December at $2,83 billion. Total imports for the year were $5,21 billion, subsequently leading to an annual trade deficit of $2,38 billion against $3,29 billion achieved in 2015.

Iheanacho not leaving Manchester City on loan – Father

Iheanacho not leaving Manchester City on loan – Father
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James Iheanacho, the father of Nigerian forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, says the youngster will not be seeking a loan move away from Manchester City during the January transfer window. The arrival of Brazilian youngster, Gabriel Jesus, has reduced Iheanacho’s chances of regular appearance at the Etihad. There was no place for

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Jammeh denies leaving Gambia with looted cash on Tinubu’s plane

Jammeh denies leaving Gambia with looted cash on Tinubu’s plane
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Former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has denied that he left the country with stolen money. According to a BBC report, he took $11million cash  after he lost the December 1 election to Adama Barrow. Following a meeting with Guinean President Alpha Conde and Mauritania’s President Mohammed Ould Abdel

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Tanzania: Mass Exodus to New Capital Dodoma Begins

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -At least 87 public servants in the President's Office (Public Service Management and Good Governance) will be moving their offices to Dodoma effective yesterday.

2019: Qualified defectors can contest – APC

2019: Qualified defectors can contest – APC
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that new members of the party that meet the right criteria would be allowed to contest in 2019. Recall that a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani on Sunday, in Enugu State, resigned membership of his former political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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Tanzania: Magufuli Courts Turkey to Invest in Multitrillion Railway Project

Tanzania: Magufuli Courts Turkey to Invest in Multitrillion Railway Project[Daily News] President John Magufuli yesterday asked the Turkish government to provide a concessional loan for the construction of at least 400 kilometre-stretch of the envisaged standard gauge central railway.

Tunisia/Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's Fight Back Not Good Enough for Victory

[allAfrica] Tunisia have potentially moved from rank outsiders to among the tournament favourites at the African Nations Cup after they concluded a strong showing in Group B with a 4-2 victory over Zimbabwe in Libreville on Monday.