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5 Of The Most Beautiful Nigerian First Ladies Ever

Nigeria has had 13 Nigerian heads of state with about the same number of first ladies. Some however have been very pleasing to the eyes. Here is a run down on some of the most beautiful ones among of them. Maryam Babanginda Maryam was the wife of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, who was Nigeria‘s head of state from 1985 to 1993. As first lady, she launched many programmes to improve the life of women. On 6 September 1969, shortly before her 21st birthday, she married Major Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. They had four children, boys…

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[PHOTOS] Jim Iyke Steps Out With His Newborn Son For Shopping

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke who announced a few days ago he had welcomed his second child, a boy shared these adorable photos with his son as he took him shopping. Sharing the photos, Jim wrote: ‘Took my guy shopping to upgrade his fly. Then right in the middle of the mall the dam broke. My guy decided to disgrace our entire lineage screaming for food on top of his still forming lungs. For the sake of peace I pulled out a warm bottle and did the needful. Then my guy…

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Toyin Lawani Explains Why She Divorced Her Husband

Nigerian fashion stylist and serial entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani has opened up about how her friend influenced her divorce from her husband and how people mocked her for having two kids from different dads. Toyin said her friend sent her a message which she still have mocked her that she was in an abusive relationship and showing off that she had a better husband which made her take her kids and walked away from the relationship but didn’t know till later that her friend’s husband beat her every day and faked the…

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Ini Edo Celebrates Her 37th Birthday

Nollywood actress, Ini Edo is celebrating her 37th birthday. Events for her special day kicked off with a dinner which was attended by colleagues in the industry. Present on the night includes Mercy Aigbe, Toke Makinwa, Linda Osifo, Shaffy Bello, Chika Ike, Debola Williams and many others. Taking to social media to appreciate her special day, Ini Edo wrote: Let me take my time to appreciate this young woman…Who’s been through it all..good and bad..But still is here ,still I Arise through it all,still eager to see what life has…

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Victoria Kimani Explains The Kind of Man She Can’t Date

Kenyan singer and songwriter, Victoria Kimani is unapologetically not ready to date a guy who doesn’t have cash. Speaking on Upclose with Betty, the China Love singer talked about some of the qualities she looks for in a man and why her love life is ‘dead’. “First of all you can’t be broke,” Victoria said.“He needs to have swag and be successful”, she continued. The shock was written Victoria Kimani’s face was so evident when Betty asked if she would be with a man because of true love and not money. She laughed…

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10 bandits killed while shooting at NAF fighter jets

The Alpha Jets of the Nigerian Air Force have killed 10 bandits in Sububu Forest in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State during Operation Diran Mikiya, as the bandits attempted to shoot down the military aircraft. It was learnt the NAF operation was coordinated by the Air Task Force on Monday with support from the troops of Nigerian Army in Sector 7, Operation Sharan Daji. According to the Air Force, two Alpha Jets and an attack helicopter were deployed in the forest area upon receipt of intelligence that…

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FG to process mining licences in 15 days

The Federal Government has announced that it is decentralising the Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office for ease of operations, adding that this will cut down the time for processing licences from 45 to 15 days. The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Bwari Abubakar, disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday, during the Nigeria Mining Business Investment Summit, jointly organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Association of Metals Exporters of Nigeria. The minister, who was represented by his Special Assistant on Technical Matters, Henry Davies,…

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Aisha Buhari under heavy attack over proposed Buhari private university

The Peoples Democratic Party, Coalition of United Political Parties, and The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership have expressed opposition to a proposal by the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, to establish a private university to be known as Muhammadu Buhari University. The groups described the proposed university as misplaced. Aisha had, during a town hall meeting in Yola, Adamawa State organised by her in collaboration with Concerned Indigenes of Adamawa, disclosed her plan for the private university. But the PDP Deputy National Publicity, Mr Diran Odeyemi, in an…

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EFCC arrests ponzi scheme operator who ‘defrauded Nigerians of N7bn’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Babagana Dalori, chief executive officer of Galaxy Transportation and Construction Services Limited, for allegedly defrauding Nigerians through a ponzi scheme. The commission said 27,400 Nigerians lost N7 billion through fake promises of high returns on their investment in Dalori’s companies. In a statement, Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, said Dalori was discovered to have initially paid investors 200 per cent interest on their deposits in his companies. He said the suspect later reduced the interest to 135 per cent “before the scheme…

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‘Atiku in desperate tactics to become Nigeria’s president’

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar of showing disrespect to the judiciary by prosecuting his election petition in the media, rather than at the Presidential Election Petitions tribunal. According to the group, this is targeted at whipping up unnecessary sentiment against the courts in order to be declared winner. BMO made this known in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke on Tuesday in Abuja.     It described what the former Vice President…

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