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By Glam & Essence Kimora Lee Simmons,the Ex wife of business mogul,Russel Simmons is back to doing what she does best,fashion,with the relaunch of her fashion brand,Baby Phat. This is happening 20 years after first launching her Baby Phat fashion line through her ex-husband ,Russell Simmons’ Phat Farm company.The 44 year old Kimora first announced the re-launch of the rebranding

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By Robert Oluwafemi Olaseni Robert Joshua is one Nigerian father who never gave up on his son.This best explains why Boxing champion,Anthony Olufemi Oluwaseni Joshua found stability in his life,having enjoyed unshakened support from his father,despite is wild early years. Like every good Nigerian father, he gave his son,Anthony,the best education.He enrolled him into one of Nigeria’s Ivy secondary schools,

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Women Group WAP,Reach Out To The Elderly

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By Clan & Essence Barely a year of its inception,the social women’s group,Women Association For Progress,whose president is Hajia Tai Elemesho Okesanjo,a renowned businesswoman and boss of MONTAI,a leading fashion leather ware business has embarked on yet another humanitarian gesture. On Thursday 5th December, 2019 ,members of WAP,founded by Me Yinka Eyinfujowo of Bejewel,a jewelry making outfit ,once again step

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Muhammad M. Nami. as Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). He has replaced Fowler whose tenure expired today,with the President declining to renew his tenure. A statement by the Presidency says he is expected to hand over to the most senior director on the board, who will take charge,

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By Glam & Essence The ugly drama between Toke Makinwa and Yomi Black has continued. Following Toke Makinwa’ s comments,where she called out Nigerians for always falling for foreigners but ignore and hate on their local artistes,the comment has ignited a social media attack of words from fans of Cardo B,who felt her comment was as a result of the

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Funke Akindele’s Dad Passes On

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By Glam & Essence Award winning Nollywood star, Funke Akindele- Bello has just announced the passing away of her father, a retired school principal and an indigene of lkorodu,Lagos, on her social media platforms, Instagram and Twitter.Hear her: “Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwish i can

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By Glam & Essence American rapper Cardi B left Accra Ghana today with a bitter sweet experience,while leaving a trail of controversies behind. Signs that all may not go well in Ghana for her began when she was a no-show for hours at a meet and greet event arranged by the organisers of Livespot X Festival. Some of the Ghanaian

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By Glam & Essence It seems Steve Harvey’s hosting of the Miss Universe pageant always seem to attract controversy.That seem to be the case with his interview with Miss Colombia, Gabriela Tafur Náder, onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 8, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Comedian made a joke about cartels while speaking

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By Glam & Essence One very excited Nigerian Artist right now is 18- year- old Agali Deborah Chinomso (a.k.a Debbie’s Art). Not too long ago,the young lady did a sketch charcoal work of the America’s top rapper, Cardi B. The artist arrived nigeria a few days ago and made Debbie’ s dream come true when she met her and was

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Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke Passes Away

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By Glam & Essence The renowned world Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, founder of Christ for all Nations (CfaN) has passed away at the age of 79. According to his family, he was surrounded by loved ones before he passed away peacefully on Saturday.According to the statement put out by his family, “It is with sorrow that the Bonnke Family would like

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By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday has sentenced former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment for N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. The court convicted Kalu,who is now a senator,  on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charge. The ex governor was charged alongside

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By Glam & Essence Since he assumed office as Governor of Oyo State,Engineer Seyi Makinde has shown that he is on a mission to actualize a new improved Oyo State.Along with his team,he has embacked on projects to change the outlook of the state. He started by declaring his asset,declaring zero tolerance for corrupt practices.ln support of thos stand,the Oyo

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NAFDAC Shuts Down Bleaching Spa

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By Glam & Essence Last week, a disturbing video showing a beauty spa conducting a chemical peeling bleaching process on a lady to achieve instant skin lightening went viral.Then beauty palour offering the service is House of Phreeda. The video generated a lot of uproar that was followed by a response from its owner,throwing shades at others in the trade,insinuating

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday named the newly renovated Onikan Stadium after the state’s first military administrator, late Sir Mobolaji Johnson. The stadium is now to be known as Mobolaji Olufunsho Johnson Stadium. In his tribute, the governor said Lagos would miss the late Johnson’s wise counsel. “Our illustrious and now departed son of

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Cardi B Stands By Her Husband

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By Glam & Essence Amidst cheating rumour being speculated about American rapper, Cardi B’s husband,Offset,she has chosen to defend him. According to The Shaderoom, Tekashi 6ix9ine’s girlfriend took to Instagram earlier this morning to post a video showing that the Migos rapper allegedly slid into her direct messages on the social platform to tell her, “Miss u fr.” In the

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Simi Takes On Festus Keyamo

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye cash hide her feelings over the statement by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo,who expressed his support for the hate speech bill, saying there are more pressing issues in the country. According to Festus, “Those so-called overnight Social Media ‘activists’ who oppose the Social Media Bill should

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Davido Reveals His Son’s Face

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By Glam & Essence Davido has shown the face of his first son, David Ifeanyi Adeleke on a diamond-encrusted customized necklace, said to be worth over $400,000 or N150 million. He shared the picture on Monday night on his Instagram page, with the caption: “I didn’t come to play !!! #AGT”

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About Miley Cyrus New Tattoo

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By Glam & Essence Miley Cyrus has added another tattoo to her extensive collection.She recently got a giant skeleton on her forearm. The 27-year-old singer proudly showed off her new inking on her left bicep, taking to her Instagram account on Monday night to share some black and white snaps of the artwork. Sharing a close-up of her latest addition,

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By Glam & Essence The Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa,has described as uncalled for, the recent attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana. Dabiri-Erewa ,who condemned the renewed attacks, also appealed for calm from both sides ,while imploring the law enforcement agencies to protect the lives and properties, especially that of Nigerians from being attacked, pending the resolution

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has announced that his marriage to the first lady, Aisha Buhari turned 30 years old on monday. President Buhari made this announcement on his social media page ,with pictures of him and his wife,Aisha as well a family photo showing all his kids with Aisha. Buhari via his twitter account @MBuhari posted

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By Glam & Essence African Giant award winning artist, Burna Boy and his girlfriend, Stefflondon are in love for sure and probably one of the happiest celebrity couple we have seen in a while.Two years into  their relationship,many are wondering if Burna Boy and SteffLondon will get married soon. Well,the two did something special together,quite romantic too.See their christmas photo

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Why Blackface Apologized To 2face

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By Glam & Essence Afro-pop singer, Ahmedu ‘Black Face’ Obiabo, has given the reason he apologized for calling Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia a thief.He also said he has been advised against the use of the word ”thief” by his legal adviser. He wrote this on his instagram page, “I am a human being and a Nigerian who fights for his rights.

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By Glam & Essence The fight between Andy Ruiz v Anthony Joshua is arguably the biggest boxing match in a very long time and both boxers are now in the final phase of their preparations for the bout. Andy Ruiz has already taken a very strong stance ahead of time by sticking it up to Anthony Joshua ,after having called

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw is very angry right now.Her anger is over a trend now going on, where some women now use bleaching creams on their innocent dark babies to turn their  skin into a light skin.Kate took to her social media to call out these mothers who buy unverified products to ‘glow their babies’as

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The Osinbajos Celebrate 30 years

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By Glam & Essence  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo are in a happy space at the moment,as the celebrated   their 30th anniversary as husband and wife. The  celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary,however revealed the softer side of him. The couple expressed their romantic feelings towards each other, gushing over each other on social media. First, they

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By Glam & Essence A youth pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Akolade Arowolo, has been sentenced to die by hanging for the murder of his banker wife, Titilayo. The court ruling saw him burst into tears. The judgment was reached on account of how Prosecutors were able to present compelling evidence that led to the conviction

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By Glam & Essence If there is one artist who has seen the tide turn in his favour, it is Burna Boy. The year 2019 has been a big deal for him, seeing him featured on the stage of Nig talk shows in the USA,from Jimmy Kimmel to Trevor Noah. lt was also his year of winning big awards, like

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By Glam & Essence The annual gathering of music industry leaders, activists and experts from around the world, Business of Fashion Voices, ended last night with the Global VOICES Award closing gala that honoured the editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Afrobeat queen, Tiwa Savage performed her hit songs at the event, which was attended by

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Burna Boy Absent at AFRIMA

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By Glam & Essence Grammy 2019 Nominee, Burna Boy,who emerged as African Artiste Of The Year at the 6th AFRIMA was conspicuously absent at the event that held on Saturday at the Who Hotel and suites in Lagos. The African Giant also won Best Male artiste in West Africa. The event was attended by Minister of Information and Culture, Lai

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By Glam & Essence Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa, has named rapper/actor, Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana and media girl, Toni Tones, as the main hosts of the 14th edition of the event set to hold on Sunday, 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The 2019 Future Awards Africa with the theme “Nigeria’s

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By Glam & Essence The annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has officially been cancelled,it won’t be happening this year. L Brands, the parent company of the lingerie retailer stated that, “We’ll be communicating to customers, but nothing that I would say is similar in magnitude to the fashion show,” said CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer,during the company’s third-quarter earnings call. The brand

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Actress, Mo’Nique Sues Netflix

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By Glam & Essence Monique Angela Hicks, professionally known as Mo’Nique, an American comedian and actress has filed a legal suit on thursday against Netflix, accusing the company of race and sex discrimination by allegedly low balling her on an offer to produce a comedy special. .In 2018, the 51-year-old Oscar-winning actress and comedienne posted on Instagram a video of

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By Glam & Essence Davido, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Teni, Wizkid, KCee, Zlatan, Banky W, Toke Makinwa, Tonto Dikeh, BamTeddy, Uriel Oputa, Ifu Ennada and a host of others, are in Dubai for the musical Interswitch One Africa Music Fest, happening tonight at the Festival Arena, Dubai Festival City.lt will feature the best of Africa’s top artists and celebrities. Davido,who is

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By Glam & Essence Just hours to the Saturday governorship election of Kogi State, the Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has been attacked in Lokoja Hotel by some masked individual wearing police uniform. The incident took place on Friday, November 15,in Kogi State. According to the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, in a statement he

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian-British couture bridal designer Yemi Osunkoya revealed his Kosibah 2020 Bridal Collection during an elegant event held exclusively at Mark Ingram Atelier, the Manhattan-based bridal salon known for upscale and sophisticated bridal designs. The collaboration to create a collection that is exclusively available in the atelier grew from the discovery that Mark Ingram’s family has Nigerian

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….ASK BISOLA DAKOLO TO PAY HIM ONE MILLION NAIRA By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court sitting in Bwari, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has dismissed Busola Dakolo’s rape allegation case against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) and immediately awarded a cost of N1m against her The court declared the Dakolo’s case of rape

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Kanye West And Joel Osteen Teaming Up

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By Glam and Essence Kanye West is taking his Sunday services a bit further. TMZ reports that the rapper is collaborating with popular preacher, Joel Osteen. The two have become friends, sources say, and have been talking fairly regularly recently. Kanye is expected to show up at Joel’s Lakewood Church in Houston, at 11 AM this coming Sunday. They’re to

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By Glam & Essence The annual Arise Women conference which held in october,26,2019 had several dignitaries in attendance who gave speeches at the event hosted by Pastor Mrs iluyomade,wife of the RCCG pastor of House of David. But one speech that has got many talking across the country,especially on social media was that given by the Ekiti First Lady,Bisi Fayemi.Titled

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Full List Of VP Osinbajo’s Sacked Aides

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By Glam & Essence The names of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s aides whose sack were reportedly approved by President Buhari on Tuesday November 5, have been released. It was noticed that some of them are children of well known politicians/ personalities.One is even a grandchild of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Below are the names of the sacked aides. Babajide

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By Glam & Essence Fans of Lady Gaga are devastated and in tears, over how her Las Vegas show was cancelled with just 20 minutes notice. Lady Gaga shared a snap of herself on instagram and twitter showing her hooked up to a breathalyser and an IV, saying: “I’m so devastated I can’t perform tonight for so many people who

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By Glam & Essence It’s definitely the year of accolades for Burna Boy,whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu , as he was nominated in the ‘Best Africa Act’ category alongside fellow Nigerian artistes like Teni. Following his winning,fellow artiste,Wizkid,also refered to as Star Boy, a previous winner of the award a few years back has congratulated Burna Boy for his

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Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’Title

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially dropped the title, ‘Your Excellency’ .According to him,he prefers to be addressed simply as ‘Mr. Governor.’ Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Wednesday said in the last five months that he had been privileged to exercise the mandate freely given to him by the great and hardworking people of Lagos

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…..Real Reason For The Shut Down By Glam & Essence Not many fashion followers saw this coming,so it was with shock that lovers of fashion across the globe receive the news that broke on Friday, November 1, 2019, that international designer, Zac Posen was shutting down his renowned fashion label. Not only is Zac Posen closing its doors but House

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By Glam & Essence Morgan Stewart,one of E Personality host has filed for divorce from her husband, Brendan Fitzpatrick, almost three months after announcing their separation. According to court records, obtained by The Blast, Stewart, 31, filed divorce documents in the Los Angeles County Court on Friday after three years of marriage. The E! personality announced their split in early

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By Glam & Essence The news filing out of the household of the parents of Chrissy Teigen,wife of music star,John Legend is not a happy one.Just last year, 2018, Chrissy had revealed that her mother, Vilailuck Teigen lived with her and husband ,John Legend. Now we know why,Chrissy’s father, Ron Teigen Sr,has filed for divorce from the star’s mother, Vilailuck

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By Glam & Essence Stand-up comedian and actor, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as ‘Alibaba’ has declared prayer is not the only solution to solving problems in life. The comedian took to his Instagram page to warn against relying solely on prayers to solve personal and national problems. According to him: “Hero’s threatened to kill Jesus, God told Mary and

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By Glam & Essence Award winning actress, Taraji P. Henson is getting married,and she is busy planning her spring wedding and preparing for the end of her hit TV show, Empire. Extra caught up with the star at NASA’s Breakthrough Prize Awards, where she discussed her next steps after the show’s finale.Hear her, “We just filmed episode 10 of 20.

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By Glam & Essence The second daughter of Globacom chairman, Dr Mike Adenuga, who equally is involved in tge running of the telecoms conpany,the pretty Bunmi Disu has opened a high-rise building on Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Named Sisi Paris, the multi billion naira highrise was opened on Thursday, October 31,and it was witness by family and friends of the

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By Glam & Essence International auctioneers’ service have been sort to sell off the $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewellery recovered from former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) revealed on Thursday. The agency’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, said the auctioneers would also sell off the luxury houses recovered from the former minister

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By Glam & Essence Ariana Grande, Normani, and Nicki Minaj have joined forces to do a new song on the Charlie’s Angels soundtrack. Their collaboration is called “Bad to You.” Ariana Grande, Savan Kotecha, and Scooter Braun co-executively produced Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), which is out now via Republic. The 11-song album includes Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana

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Katy Perry ln Trouble

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By Glam & Essence American singer, Katy Perry has found herself in copyright trouble,following a 3- year- old picture of herself.This is drawing a $150,000-lawsuit against her. At a 2016 Halloween party, Perry had dressed up as Hillary Clinton,which she posted on Instagram.As a result, the celebrity news agency, Backgrid, has now filed a lawsuit against her, reports msn.com. Backgrid

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Mobolaji Johnson is dead

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By Glam & Essence The first military governor of Lagos State, Brig-Gen. Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson, is dead. His son, Deji, confirmed that the retired soldier passed on few hours ago. The late Johnson was appointed as the military Administrator by the military Head of State, Major Gen. Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi, and later, governor of Lagos State by his successor, Gen. Yakubu

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By Glam & Essence Legendary highlife musician, Sir. Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it from total rot. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Uwaifo made the call during a visit to his “Revelation Tourist Palazzo” Museum in Benin City on Friday by officials of National Council

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By Glam & Essence Last night,friday 25,october,2019,Media personality, entrepreneur and vlogger, Toke Makinwa, debuted her modelling skills on the runway as she walked the runway for women’s wear brand, Yutee Rone Atelier’s Spring/Sumer 2020 fashion campaign at the ongoing Lagos Fashion Week. Toke graced the runway in two pieces designed by Abuja based designer, Yutee Rone Atelier. Her first look

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Adele Flaunts New Look

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By Glam & Essence Award winning artist,Adele has stepped out at Drake’s birthday party, debuting her incredible new physique. She was seen partying alone without her boyfriend Skepta at the event that held at Goya Studios in Hollywood, where she showed off her new figure, complemented by a black off the shoulder dress and slicked back hairdo. Since splitting from

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress and producer, Ego Boyo is set for a major return to the big screen but this time around as a movie producer. The thespian who recently concluded works on one of the most anticipated movies in Nigeria, The Ghost and The House of Truth will be making her debut in cinemas from November 22.

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Felicity Huffman Free

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By Glam & Essence Hollywood actress, Felicity Huffman has been released from prison after serving 12 days of her 14-day sentence. The 56-year-old actress left the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California on Friday ,after reporting for her sentence on Oct. 15.She was originally scheduled to finish her sentencing on Sunday Oct. 27 ,but was let out two days earlier,

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Awards For First Bank

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By Glam & Essence One of Nigeria’s top rated banks,First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has been awarded the Best Private Bank and Best Retail Bank in Nigeria Awards respectively by World Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review.  This is in recognition of the bank’s leading role at providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its

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By Glam & Essence A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed November 5 to hear a suit by musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young, against hip hop star ,Tiwatope (Tiwa) Savage, for alleged copyright infringement. Young is seeking N205 million in damages against Savage for allegedly using his musical work titled ‘ONE’, without lawful authority. The suit, marked ‘FHC/L/CS/230/2019’

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By Glam & Essence The social media was agog with the video capturing a guy beating up celebrity cross dresser,Bobrisky,after the man was challenged of hitting Bobrisky’s White Range Rover.Though the man was guilty since he hit the car from behind,he however went violent as Bobrisky attempted to snack his car keys.The incident tgat happened on a Lagos road soon

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By Glam & Essence It’s official,rapper, Nicki Minaj is formally married to her boyfriend ,rapper,Kenneth Petty.The couple officially tied the knot, after having obtained a marriage license at a Beverly Hills Courthouse in late July. They had 90 days to say “I do”, and on Monday night, Minaj announced the exciting news on Instagram with a video of “Mr. and

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By Glam & Essence Super star, Davido has become a father of a bouncing baby boy, as Chioma, his fiancee gave birth to his first son.He has been receiving congratulatory messages from his fans and friends in the music world,one of such is from Wizkid. Wizkid congratulated his fellow colleague and pop star, Davido ,following the birth of his first

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood’s blockbuster presents the intrigues, conspiracy and scheming against its lead character, Regina Daniels, in The Enemy l Know. In the movie,Regina played the lead role, Zara. “The Enemy I know’’ is directed by Ozoemena Nwakile and produced by Rita Daniels, mother of Nollywood fast-rising actress, Regina Daniels. It features Sola Sobowale, Desmond Elliot, Jide Kosoko,

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By Glam & Essence American media personality, writer and businesswoman, and Host of the Wendy Williams Show has received the 2,677th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Wendy Williams, who is also a radio legend received her star on Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday night, accompanied by her son Kelvin Jr. After receiving the award, the Wendy was

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By Glam & Essence The board of directors of May & Baker Nigeria Plc, has appointed Senator Daisy Danjuma as the chairman of the company. She succeeded her husband, Lt General Theophilus Danjuma, who retired on September 27, 2019 ,after 16 years as director and chairman of board of directors of May & Baker Nigeria Plc. Directors of the healthcare

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By Glam & Essence Few months after she turned 60,the ageless renowned fashion designer of the famous fashion brand,House of Maufechi is mourning.Friends woke to the sad and shocking news Of the death of Maureen’s 1st son,Olawale Opeyemi Onigbanjo Jr. The 31- year- old I’m awake passed away in London,where he was born. This will be second death the amiable

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By Glam & Essence Fatima,the Daugther of Mamman Daura,who is President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, has accused the wife of the president of attacking her inside the presidential villa in Abuja…. This is coming after a video trended last week where Aisha Buhari was seen complaining about being denied access to her apartment in Aso Rock. Commenting on a video where

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Uber Launches Boat Service ln Lagos

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By Glam & Essence LAGOS (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads. The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s population will more than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make it

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By Glam & Essence The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has berated Governor Oluseyi Makinde and the Speaker of the State Assembly, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin over express approval of a fresh N7.6 billion loan aimed at reviving two farm settlements in Ido/Ibarapa East Federal Constituency of the state. The state House of Assembly had on Thursday, approved the

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Mikel Desires To Be Lampard’s Assistant

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By Glam & Essence Former Nigeria midfielder, John Obi Mikel wouldn’t mind being Frank Lampard’s assistant at Chelsea when he retires. Both Mikel and Lampard were teammates at the Stamford Bridge for close to a decade winning several trophies together. “I am very happy for Frank. When we were playing at Chelsea, we were expecting that John Terry and him

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Davido To Collaborate With Vector

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By Glam & Essence DMW Boss, Davido has announced that he’d be collaborating with rapper, Vector, amidst the latter’s beef with MI. Abaga. The collabo will be titled, “Comfort”. The music star took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 to make this public. The song is produced by Vstik and Mr Eff,but its release date has not

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian celebrity couple, Adekunle Gold and Simi are known for displaying their sense of humour and goofiness on Twitter,.One such tweet was by Simi, saying the former cannot pay her dues. Adekunle Gold had asked if she would do a cover for him, if he releases the instrumental for his latest single, ‘Young Love’ Simi’s response

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Rapper, Sky B is dead

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian rapper, Sky B was confirmed dead in Owerri, Imo State. The rapper was reportedly found unconscious at his residence on the morning of tuesday in Owerri, Imo State. According to Instablog9ja, he was pronounced dead at Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State. The cause of death was said to be a heart attack.A year ago,the

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By Glam & Essence Barely a week after BBC made public the expose Kiki Mordi, the BBC journalist who went undercover to expose university lecturers guilty of sex for grades,she has started receiving death threats from some people who are not happy about the exposé. Kiki, who said she was also a victim of sexual harassment in the university and didn’t

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By Glam & Essence BBNaija 2019 ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ ex-housemate, Anita Natacha Akide, a.k.a, Tacha,who was disqualified from the show as a result the violent exchange she had with Mercy Eke may have finally gotten over her fall out fight with Season 4 winner of BBNaija,as she have reach out in a friendly way to her. Tacha has extended a

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian afrobeat singer, Yemi Alade,is up for consideration for Grammy Award 2019. Yemi, who recently dropped her anticipated album, ‘Woman of Steel’, took to her Instagram account to celebrate the news as she aims to move her musical career to the global stage. Hear her:“We are up for Grammy Award consideration. Reaching out to all voting

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By Glam & Essence Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha Akide, who was disqualified from the show, has removed the Davido’s tattoo between her boobs. This was as a result of cries from her esteemed fans that she gets rid of it. Tacha, who is constantly being attacked on social media over her over reactive character and her alleged body odour,

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By Glam & Essence Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Ike has reacted to Mercy’s emergence as winner of ‘Pepper Dem’ edition.Soon after Mercy was announced as winner, Ike ran to the stage to hug her, commending Mercy for playing the game and being his everything while in the house. On his Twitter page, Ike wrote: “Congratulations on emerging the

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By Glam & Essence Manchester United manager, Solskjaer, has admitted he failed to warn his players about being caught on the counter-attack, before Matty Longstaff scored Newcastle’s winner on Sunday. Ole Gunnar was seen trying to get Scott McTominay and Fred’s attention in the second half of the Premier League clash, before issuing instructions to Andreas Pereira on the touchline.

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By Glam & Essence Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Tammy Abraham, after the striker followed up his England call-up, by scoring his eighth Premier League goal of the season in their 4-1 win over Southampton on Sunday. Abraham had also netted in the Champions League win over Lille on Wednesday. His goal at St Marys, helped Chelsea

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By Glam & Essence Barcelona attacker, Ousmane Dembele, is set to miss the El Clasico after being sent off for telling referee Mateu Lahoz he was “very bad”, during their 4-0 win over Sevilla. The France forward scored the third goal as Barca moved second in LaLiga behind Real Madrid, with Luis Suarez, Arturo Vidal and Lionel Messi also on

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By Glam & Essence Former CBN governor,who was recently made a member of the economic advisory body,Charles Silk to was one of the speakers at The Platform 2019,organised yearly by Covenant Christian Centre. He sure has a lot to say and here are his thoughts as shared at the event in October 1,2019 “Let Zamfara keep their gold and pay

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By Glam & Essence Adele and Skepta, whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga, a Nigerian-British singer, are being tipped to get engaged before the end of next year, following reports that they are dating, Britain’s Press Association has reported. The pair are believed to have been in regular contact since singer-songwriter, Adele split from husband, Simon Konecki in April.She

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari will be making a three-day State Visit to the Republic of South Africa. The trip followed an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians and find common grounds for building harmonious relations with their hosts. The visit comes against the background of recent xenophobic attacks, the evacuation of hundreds

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Samson Siasia’s mother released

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By Glam & Essence At last,Madam Beauty Ogere, the mother of former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has been released by her kidnappers. She was freed two months after she was abducted in her country home in Adoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident on

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By Glam & Essence The Presidency has denied claims that the First Lady, Aisha Buhari’s absence in the country for about two months was due to infighting in the Presidential Villa. This comes as a result of speculations that the First Lady is unable to take charge of things within the Villa lately. Aisha’s Spokesman, Suleiman Haruna, debunked the speculations,

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian-American, Kevin Olusola, a member of three-time Grammy award winner, Pentatonix‘s band got married to heartthrob, Leigh Weissman recently. The musician, a 2011 Yale graduate and polyglot, who speaks Chinese and Spanish, did not forget his Nigerian root at the two-day event that held at Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California. He got his American

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By Glam & Essence Musician and record producer , Cobhams Asuquo recently had a chat with show host of’ The Juice’,Bolanle Olukanni,where he talked about his childhood, how he came into music and lots of other juicy gist. Cobhams also disclosed how he got signed to Sony Music and how he met his lovely wife Ojuolape. Here is the video

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By Glam & Essence One person who is in an exciting mood at the moment is Khloé Kardashian. Her happy mood is over the news about her Best Friend Malika Haqq’s Pregnancy. Also happy for Malika is Khloé’s ex ,Tristan Thompson and sister, Kendall Jenner ,who have congratulated Malika on her pregnancy. On hearing the news of Malika’s first pregnancy,

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Tacha Disqualified From BBNaija House

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By Glam & Essence ‘No leave, No Surrender’ crooner, Tacha has just been disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show, putting an end to her dreams to be in the house for 99-days Her disqualification was as a result of her very nasty and almost violent fight with Mercy earlier Friday morning. In the judgement by Biggie himself, Mercy

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By Glam & Essence BBNaija Season 4’s Mercy Eke has been one of the most talked about housemate of the season.Known for her bubbling personality and amazing body, she has warmed her way into the hearts of many fans, including Cubana Chief priest. Cubana took to Instagram, saying he owes her five mouth watering endorsement deals when she leaves the

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“Mad melon” of “Danfo Driver” is Dead

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By Glam & Essence One half of the veteran Nigerian music duo, Danfo Drivers have been confirmed dead . Omeofa Oghene aka “Mad Melon” passed away late night on Wednesday, 25th of September, 2019 at a hospital in Ajegunle, Lagos after a battle with an undisclosed ailment. The cause of his death is unknown at this time, but Daddy Showkey

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By Glam & Essence American rapper and songwriter, Cardi B has opened up on the sexual assault she experienced during a magazine photoshoot. Speaking to TV and radio host Angie Martinez, Cardi B described how that experience shaped her relationship with the #MeToo movement and how pervasive sexual assault is in the music industry.According to her, “I will never forget

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Davido To Debut in Coming To America

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian international music superstar, Davido, is set to make acting debut in Hollywood, with a performance role in the sequel of the 1988 romantic comedy classic, “Coming To America”. African-American comedian and actor, Michael Blackson disclosed this on his verified Twitter handle @MichaelBlackson, congratulating Davido. Blackson wrote: “Davido told me he has a performance scene in

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By Glam & Essence Ex wife of actor, Bruce Willis and one of the lead actor in the classic movie,’Ghost’, Demi Moore,has been talking about her life experiences,from deaking with rape and her marriage with her ex younger husbabd,Ashton Kutcher .She captured all of this experiences in her memoir, ‘Inside Out’ In Demi Moore’s memoir, the actress shares many hard

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Mercedes Set To Launch 2021 C-Class

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By Glam & Essence Some months more before  the formal reveal is done, lovers of Mercedes are already talking about the next-generation 2021 Mercedes C-Class,whose details of functionalities are closely guarded til the reveal.    Three 2021 Mercedes C-Class Prototypes were however caught in traffic moving in a convoy camouflaged, hence, concealing  the C-Class’ new design. The car is expected to

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Buhari submits MTEF/FSP to National Assembly

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By Glam & Essence The Senate on Wednesday announced formally the receipt of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) from President Muhammadu Buhari. The MTEF and FSP documents came with a covering letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan. President Buhari, in the letter read on the floor of the upper chamber

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What Pres.Buhari Said At The UN

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Blames Killings in Nigeria On Social Media By Glam and Essence President Muhammadu Buhari declared Tuesday in New York that the present Nigerian government is facing the challenges of corruption head-on. Presenting the country’s National Statement as the fifth speaker on the first day of the General Debate during the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74), the

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By Glam & Essence The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Monday said it was not true that it provided N90bn to finance the election campaign of the All Progressives Congress during the last presidential election. In a statement by the Director, Communications, FIRS, Mr. Wahab Gbadamosi, he reacted to claims by a former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC,

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By Glam & Essence The court on Tuesday struck out the application by the Department of Social Security (DSS) to further detain the publisher of SaharaReporters and convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, TVC reports This follows the withdrawal of the application by the state counsel. Sowore’s lawyer, Femi Falana, persuaded the court to order immediate release of his client as

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By Glam & Essence BBNaija housemate, Tacha reacted angrily about Sunday night’s Live Eviction Show which birthed the chat with Ebuka and the Pepper Dem Gang. Tacha had yelled that,“When you talk about me, you clout,”. standing at the door,Ike laughed over what Tacha was shouting about,as she further shouted that, “If you have a problem with me, tell me

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By Glam & Essence OMOYENI ANIKULAPO-KUTI, popularly called YK , the first child of music legend and originator of Afrobeat music, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti is one of those who pioneered the idea of Felabration, a yearly music festival since 1998 to celebrate the life and contributions of Fela. Ahead of 2019 edition of Felabration which will hold from 14 to 20

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By Glam & Essence Senior Pastor and founder, Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare is in the news again. ln a church service in his church,he said he will replace President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s president in 2023. Bakare, during his ministration said nothing could change it because he was born for that purpose to be president. According to him,

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By Glam & Essence Nasir El-Rufai,Governor of Kaduna State on Monday enrolled his six-year-old child, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai into primary one in Capital School Malali, Kaduna, a public school this is in fulfilment of a promise he made in a 2017 state broadcast ,where he promised to enrol his child in a public school when he turns six years. “The

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s international Afro-fusion megastar, Burna Boy has spoken about his favourites in diverse areas of life in an interview with with WSHH’s Worldstar On Wax. The interview was part of the platform’s World Star on Wax series. Asked about his favourite Super Eagle of all time, Burna Boy picked the legend Jay Jay Okocha.”Jay Jay Okocha

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Saraki, Abiodun, Daniel, Amosun Others Meet

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By Glam & Essence Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun and ex-Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, among others met in Ogun on Saturday. They stormed Ijebu-Igbo for the 40th day funeral ceremony of the late Alhaja Wulemotu Ebunoluwa Kashamu, the mother of Senator Buruji Kashamu. Also at the event were former

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By Glam & Essence HIGH level consultations have been launched by some influential members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to stop the crisis of confidence between the party hierarchy and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State from exploding. Six governors elected on the platform of the party on Friday night were in Port Harcourt to prevail on Gov.Wike to

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By Glam & Essence About 1000 Chinese companies are expected to participate in four exhibitions at the forthcoming Lagos International Trade Fair in November. Managing Director of MD Perspective Limited, Chief Morenike Dele-Alimi, stated this in Lagos yesterday. She revealed that Chinese government has approved not less than 200 companies to participate in each of the four exhibition sectors apart

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By Glam & Essence Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila is angry and this is over how Army Service Chiefs snubbed the House The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) on Friday revealed why he called the meeting that the service chiefs snubbed, saying it was because of a serious security crisis in Borno state,

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By Glam & Essence American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar,better known as Cardi B and her husband, Offset are celebrating their 2nd wedding anniversary. On June 25, 2018, TMZ found a marriage license revealing Cardi B and Offset had secretly married in September 2017 privately in their bedroom. Cardi B later went on to confirm

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Mercy Johnson Flaunt Hit Makeover

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By Glam & Essence Known for her curvaceous body,even after 3 kids, Nollywood star actress, Mercy Johnson, recently shared some eye popping new photos of herself.She sure looks absolutely stunning in the shoots Mercy is seen rocking an all white outfit while sipping tea.

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Tolu Odukoya Ijogun releases New Song

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By Glam & Essence Gospel singer, minister and songwriter, Tolu Odukoya Ijogun has released the official lyrical video to her single, “Emi Mimo Kabo”. According to her: “Emi Mimo Kaabo” simply means ,Holy Spirit Welcome in Yoruba language… This song is a song heralding the Holy spirit … let the Holy Ghost know we acknowledge his power and we welcome

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Ali Baba lnTable Shaking Drama

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By Glam & Essence Veteran comedian, Ali Baba is causing an uproar with his post about how lots of young women have gone ahead to make a name for themselves while the guys are still riding a bicycle on the express road. The comic act said these women become too successful and when it’s time for them to get married,

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By Glam & Essence It’s official,Forbes has announced the new ranking of richest hip-hop artistes and finally, Kanye West has beaten Jay-Z and Drake for the number one spot.He emerged 2019’s richest Hip-hop artiste. Back in 2007, Kanye West released a song called “Big Brother”—an ode to Jay-Z. Indeed, catching on with the mogul’s Roc-A-Fella Records two decades ago was

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RMD, AY ln “Made ln Heaven”

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By Glam & Essence A star-studded romantic movie, ‘Made in Heaven”, featuring Nollywood veteran, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) and ace comedian, Ayo Makun (AY) is set for release in cinemas this Friday across Nigeria. The movie is directed by Toba Mcbaror with Newlink Entertainment, Peekaboo Global Consulting, and NewOhens as co-producers. The movie also features ace actors, Jide Kosoko, Toyin Abraham,

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By Glam & Essence One of the reality star of the popular reality tv show,Keeping Up with The Kardashian,Kim Kardashian-west has opened up on her battle with Psoriasis.Hear her: “Today, I’m sharing with Poosh my journey with the autoimmune conditions psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, including what’s worked for me and how I’ve adjusted my life since being diagnosed. Even though

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Keystone Bank Rewards Verve Card holders

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By Glam & Essence Keystone Bank Limited, in partnership with Verve International, has launched a promotion to reward customers for using its Verve Card to purchase petrol at select Oando Petrol stations across Nigeria. According to a statement by the lender on Friday, promo tagged “Free Fuel Alert” is open to new and existing customers of the bank. Customers of

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian music legend, 2Face Idibia and Larry Gaga pays surprise visit to the housemates. 2face celebrates his 44th birthday in the big brother house, the housemates gathered together as they sing a birthday song for the music icon. 2baba also used the opportunity to launch his HeadPhone in the house.

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Felabration Holds Afrobics Contest

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By Glam & Essence The first event of the 2019 Felabration, the Afrobics Dance Competition, is scheduled on Saturday, September 21, at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos. Judges are Funke Kuti, Liadi Adedayo, Segun Adefila, Jahman Anikulapo and Kunle Kuti. Tagged “From Lagos With Lagos”, this edition of the festival will host different activities from September 21 to October

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By Glam & Essence Currently enjoying a tour of her new release “49-99”, singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage has explained the meaning and idea behind the song. The song, which was released on September 5, has recorded nearly two million YouTube views ,less than three weeks after its release. At a listening party, TTiwa said “49-99” stands for “Forty-nine seating, ninety-nine standing,”

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State government   is to boost the entertainment industry by creating a one-stop shop for film makers in the state. It said as part of its effort to boost the film and entertainment industry, film makers would also enjoy support from conceptualisation of ideas to the final production. The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts

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More Nigerians To Return From South Africa Today

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By Glam & Essence Air Peace makes second trip for compatriots … A delay in securing landing permit from South African aviation authorities for Air Peace has led to rescheduling the evacuation of the second batch of Nigerians from South Africa. This is coming on the heels of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In the

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By Glam & Essence Chances are high for kwara youths to participate in the governance of the state, as a 26 years old,among others has been tipped to make the list of commissioners in Kwara State. The State Governor,  AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has sent the names of four women to the House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees. They include 26-year-old Joana Nnazua

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s Music star, Tiwa Savage walked the runway for Naomi Campbell’s Fashion For Relief event, alongside other models last weekend . The cause has been around for 14 years. The “Fashion for Relief “is a charitable organization founded in 2005 that has raised funds for various environmental and humanitarian causes. On her timeline, she wrote: I

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By Glam & Essence The office of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to a report insinuating that President Muhammadu Buhari has rolled out a directive that Osinbajo should seek Buhari’s approvals for agencies under him, because they have not been following due process in the past. In a statement by Laolu Akande, the Vice President dismissed the report as

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actors ,Lizzy Anjorin and new mum ,Toyin Abraham are in one of the messiest fight to be witnessed in Nigeria movie industry. Liz Anjorin had accused Toyin Abraham of creating troll accounts which she reportedly uses to insult other people and celebrities. She also alleged that Toyin grooms her fans to attack people by sending

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By Glam & Essence Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late goals as Napoli defeated holders Liverpool 2-0 in Tuesday’s opening round of Champions League group stage matches. Mertens converted a penalty on 82 minutes and Llorente added a second in stoppage time as Napoli gained a measure of revenge for last season’s 1-0 loss at Anfield that denied the

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By Glam & Essence With over a N100, ooo YouTube views, reaching number 4 on trending, Wizkid’s ”Ghetto Love” is definitely showing us that numbers don’t lie. StarBoy promised us his first official single in 2019 will drop today, and he kept his word. There’s been criticism as to whether the track is overrated or we all can just sit

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Kevin Hart now ln Rehab

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By Glam & Essence Award winning actor,Kevin Hart is out of the hospital, and he’s now at a live-in rehab facility doing intense physical therapy to recover from his car crash injuries and surgery. Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ that Kevin is “glad” to get out of the L.A. hospital he’s been on admission for 10 days. He has

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian comedian, Ayodeji Makun, popularly known as AY,who is the Chief Executive Officer of Corporate World Entertainment (convener of AY Live) has expressed concerns over the huge expectations of people seeking assistance from the rich without considering the effect of such on them. AY expressed this on his instagram handle @aycomedian, where he lamented on how

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By Glam & Essence Senator Rochas Okorocha believes that the All Progressives Congress may crumble after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari and therefore called for an overhauling of the party leadership to avert this. The former governor of Imo gave this view at an interaction with newsmen in Abuja, after the election tribunal affirmed his electoral victory. Okorocha said

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By Glam & Essence Rihanna is set to stage her designer lingerie show for New York Fashion Week on Tuesday to an audience where phones and cameras have been banned. That is because the highly anticipated “Savage X Fenty” fashion show unveiling her fall/winter 2019 latest looks will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video to more than 200 countries beginning

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Iwobi’s Confidence Booster

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By Glam & Essence Everton’s playmaker, Gylfi Sigurdsson has said that the two goals that Alex Iwobi scored for the Toffees this season will boost his confidence going into the international break. Iwobi ,who is currently with the Super Eagles in Dnipro, venue of their upcoming friendly game against Ukraine tomorrow netted his first goal in Everton shirt during a

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By Glam & Essence The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and his wife, Folu celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on Sunday. Well wishers and members of the RCCG celebrated and wished them well. The RCCG, on its Instagram page wrote: “Happy wedding anniversary to the General Overseer and wife of the General Overseer

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NURTW Activities Banned in Lagos

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By Glam & Essence FOLLOWING the crisis rocking the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, which led to the breakdown of law and order last Thursday, the Council Chairman, Dr Ahmed Olarenwaju Apatira has suspended the union activities. Apatira issued a statement last Friday stopping the

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Gov. Makinde Says Ban On NURTW Still ln Place

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By Glam & Essence Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has said the ban on the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) is still in force. He spoke yesterday against the backdrop of invasion of the state secretariat of the union by yet-to-identified members of the NURTW. Sources said factional members loyal to a former state Chairman,

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Funmi lyanda Set To Premiere Movie

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By Glam & Essence Funmi lyanda,host of one of Nigeria’s most popular morning talk show, ‘New dawn with Funmi’ is about to make a major move. The Forbes rated Youngest Power Women in Africa,who has received local and international recognition for her selfless service in Women advocacy and humanitarian causes, most especially, is set to join the league of movie

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BY YINKA OGUNDIMU Through the Social Contract, government is bound to promote the happiness and see  to the wellbeing of a greater majority of the people. This esentially is the article of faith that has come to define the credo of the Ogun State Government headed by Prince Dapo Abiodun.  Since he mounted the saddle of leadership about 100 days

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By Glam & Essence Despite the major strides that the Oyo state governor has been making in the state that has earned the PDP accolades among the people in the state who voted him in,it seems all is not well between him and the state PDP leaders. It was gathered that his recent appointment of technocrats into his government as

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By Glam & Essence Access Bank Group’s audited H1 results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday showed Gross Earnings of N324.4 billion, up 28% from N253.0 billion in the corresponding period of 2018. According a release made available by its Media Relations person,Abdul lmoyo, the growth in gross earnings was driven by 46% increase in interest income

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By Glam & Essence The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has commissioned 100 patio vans and 200 motorcycles to strengthen internal security in the State. The Governor who applauded the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for his swiftness at ensuring that  normalcy was restored back to the state when kidnappers struck in the state between the 23rd and

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By Glam & Essence Female American rapper, Nicki Minaj says she has “decided to retire and have a family”. The Grammy-nominated rapper who is dating Kenneth Petty has hinted that they’re planning to get married. Nikki however hasn’t made it clear how many of her ventures she’s retiring from or, even, if she’s being serious. Below is her tweet: @NICKIMINAJ

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By Glam & Essence The Speaker of the House of Representatives has declared that the old arrangement that made it possible for South Africans to maim and kill Nigerians must be revoked. The speaker spoke while addressing a world conference in response to the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Gbajabiamila, who spoke from a prepared speech and with

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By Glam & Essence After the announcement of the death of founding leader, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe has been hit with yet another bad news: the death of former National Army Chief of Staff Major General Trust Mugoba. The cause of death has not been disclosed. Zimlive tweeted that Information Permanent Secretary ,Nick Mangwana confirmed General Mugoba’s death. Mugoba left his

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BREAKING: Robert Mugabe is Dead

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By Glam & Essence Former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe is dead. He died in Singapore aged 95, as confirmed on twitter by current President Emmerson Mnangagwa According to Mnangagwa: “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe. “Cde Mugabe was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist

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By Glam & Essence Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has revised the state’s 2019 budget from N285 billion to N182.4 billion Speaking while signing the revised budget into law at the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office, the governor maintained that the economic status of the state has made it compulsory to review downward what he described as

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By Glam & Essence It’s no longer news that superstar, Davido,has taken the first step to marrying his heart trob,Chioma Rowland by taking his family on an introductory visit to the latter’s family.He has now shared plans to officially tie the knot with his long-time girlfriend. ln an interview with Beat FM, he confirmed that 2020 is the year for

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By Glam & Essence On Monday, Olubadan Saliu Adetunji and members of the Olubadan-in-Council were at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan. The council members wore ordinary caps. Until then, they had worn crowns and they had insisted that by Oyo State Law, they were obas, though not of equal standing with the Olubadan. For some two

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By Glam & Essence The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate. This is as a result of fear arising from attacks by youths in the country. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, confirmed the report that he had directed the Mission to suspend all consular activities until the situation improved. He explained

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Kogi PDP Gov Primary Disrupted By Gunmen

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By Glam & Essence The governorship primary election in Kogi state ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday, when gunmen invaded Lokoja Confluence Stadium,venue of the election. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that voting had ended and sorting of votes were going on when the gunmen came to the venue at about 1:45a.m. and

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Ex- Chelsea Star, Hernan Crespo Sacked

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By Glam & Essence It news broke of the has been sacking of Herman Crespo,a former Chelsea star by Banfield, after just nine months in charge.His sacking was announced on Monday by the club. Banfield part ways with head coach and Argentine great, Crespo just five matches into the Superliga Argentina season. Crespo, who signed an 18-month contract with Banfield

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By Glam & Essence Telecommunication vompany, MTN, on Wednesday withdrew the services of its staff in Abeokuta, on account of the information its management got that MTN offices in nearby Lagos were being set on fire by angry Nigerians who were protesting the killing of Nigerians in South Africa. The affected staff are MTN agents working on part-time basis in

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has cancelled her performance in South Africa, saying that she would no longer be performing at a festival scheduled to hold in Johannesburg later this month. Tiwa made this known on Wednesday via Twitter. She described the attacks on Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa as “sick” and said that was

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By Glam & Essence The Secretary to the Imo State Government, Uche Onyeaguocha, has come under severe criticisms over his recent directive that the immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha should be arrested by the citizens of the state. The SSG had declared Okorocha wanted and mobilized hundreds of youths to ambush him at the Sam Mbakwe, with

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Siasia Appeals FIFA’s Life Ban

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By Glam & Essence Former Super Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia had said last Thursday that he had lodged an appeal against his life ban from the game by world football governing body, FIFA. Recall that Siasia was banned for life from the game, following a match-fixing probe by FIFA. Siasia, who spoke to NAN in Abuja through his associate, Opukiri

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By Glam & Essence The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lashed out at its counterpart in South Africa, the Africa National Congress (ANC), over its prolonged silence on the attack on Nigerians in South Africa.APC is saying it was too early for them to forget the sacrifices of Nigerians in the fight against apartheid. The National Publicity Secretary of the

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By Glam & Essence The National Council for Women Society (NCWS) has commended the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, for spearheading the campaign against moral decadence in the country. The society also lauded Mr Olusegun Runsewe, the Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), for exposing the unbecoming conducts of Nigerian transgender celebrity, “Bobrisky”, as the

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By Glam & Essence Former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke on Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he would pay his N537, 334,360.77 debts to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in less than 12 hours. Duke, through his counsel, Mr Edoigiawerie Omoruyi, told Justice Nicholas Oweibo that he had approached AMCON with a promise to

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By Glam & Essence In line with the interim recommendations submitted by the Administrative Panel set up to look into the remote and immediate causes of the challenges facing the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital – OOUTH, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has approved the immediate recruitment of resident doctors for the health institution. In a statement issued

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Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde’s 100 Days Feat

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By Glam & Essence If there is one governor who truly came into governance with an agenda to effect change,it is Seyi Makinde,the 51-year-old Executive Governor of Oyo State,who won through the PDP. He shocked many when he publicly declared his asset,starting off a debate on account of his impressive wealth and the audacity to make it known,unlike what is

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian super star singer, Davido, had on Monday night taken to his social media handles to formally announce his readiness to get married to Chioma,with whom he has been in a long term relationship In his recent tweet , he revealed that 2020 is the year for him to walk her down the aisle with her,while

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State Government have been dragged to court by the 123 men from Jigawa State who were detained by the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit). They have sued the Lagos State Government for unlawful detention and seizure of their motorcycles. Other respondents include the Lagos State Commissioner of Police

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By Glam & Essence he immediate past Governor of Imo State,Rochas Okorocha on Friday dared the incumbent Governor, Emeka Ihedioha,by telling him that he cannot order his arrest, as it is an open invitation to anarchy in the state. The former governor said this in a statement issued through his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, where he denounced the purported plan

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By Glam &Essence Many fans of BBNaija were surprised by how Khafi has not only moved on successfully after Gedoni’s exit, but also received his exit with a celebration of big wins. For instance,she won a car in the Innoson Task , the beginning of her victory songs in Biggie’s House. Khafi’s love partner, Gedoni, was evicted alongside Jackye on

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By Glam & Essence The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Friday August 30, 2019 took its enlightenment and sensitization campaign on the ills of corruption and economic and financial crimes to New Benin Market, Benin City, Edo State. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu who was represented by Williams Oseghale, head, Public Affairs

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FBI Wanted Internet Fraudster Nabbed

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By Glam & Essence Joseph Oyediran, one of the internet fraudsters wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI as part of an international crackdown on a syndicate of cyber criminals has been arrested by operatives of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ilorin Zonal Office in Kwara State. This was disclosed by the Zonal Head of the EFCC in

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By Glam & Essence Stand-up comedian and social commentator, Francis Agoda, aka I Go Dye has praised Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the youths for the peace enjoyed in the state so far. The comedian who was speaking at the instance of the 28th aniversary of the creation of the state, urged all not to let the crisis that

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Shekarau Slams Wike Over Mosque Demolition

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By Glam & Essence The Former Kano State Governor and Senator Representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has slammed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for allegedly demolishing a mosque in Port Harcourt. He described the action as barbaric and totally condemnable. Shekarau said in a statement he personally signed on Friday that ,“all rationale and conscious citizens of

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• Governor opens talks with bandits • Four held with explosives By Glam & Essence The security situation in the country was a reason for serious discussion on Thursday,as the Police commenced deployment of surveillance helicopters in the Southwest and the Northwest. Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, whose state has been under relentless attacks by bandits, on Thursday opened dialogue

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Jurgen KloppRescts To Pots ln UCL Draws

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By Glam & Essence Jurgen Klopp thinks Liverpool face a daunting task in their bid to retain the Champions League title this season ,given the “crazy’’ depth of quality in the competition. Klopp has led Liverpool to back-to-back Champions League finals ,but is adamant that their impressive recent track record does not make them the title favourites. “I will have

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By Glam & Essence Music icon ,Michael Jackson would have been 61 today, if he was still alive,however,his fans are not forgetting about their hero ever. Birthday shout outs in different forms, world wide are pouring in for the legendary musician who made many see music in a different way. The King of Pop as he is vest known is

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By Glam & Essence Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration has introduced some reform initiatives that would help reduce bureaucratic bottleneck and improve ease of doing business in the State. The Governor stated this at a parley with Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Companies in Abeokuta,where he listed some of the reforms that include the

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By Glam & Essence Nigerians resident in South Africa have been advised to avoid the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD), until the Police authorities certify the area safe for foreign nationals. The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) gave the counsel in the wake of xenophobic attacks early yesterday ,following the torching of a shop belonging to a Nigerian in

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COZA Pastor, Fatoyinbo Released

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By Glam & Essence The police on Wednesday released the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, after two days of grilling. He is expected to return today to the Force headquarters for further interrogation. The pastor is being interrogated by detectives from the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) in Abuja, on allegation of rape by Mrs.

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By Glam & Essence Two top officials of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), the company which supervised the execution of the $16 billion Obasanjo power projects, have been arrested by the EFCC. They were among the four persons detained by the anti-graft agency on Wednesday. The arrests signaled the beginning of the probe of the humongous expenditure during

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FG Reduces Visa Charges For US Citizens

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By Glam & Essence In line with the policy of reciprocity between Nigeria and the United States, the Federal Government has approved the reduction of Visa charges payable by US citizens. This was in reaction to the recommendation of a committee set up to look into the issue of visas between the two countries. The approval was given on behalf

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By Glam & Essence Lagos designers will get the chance to participate in the 2019 edition of the Fashion Focus programme. Established in 2011, Fashion Focus (formerly known as Young Designer of The Year) was created to aid the growth and promotion of emerging talent in the fashion industry through mentoring and awarding a grant via the Fashion Focus Fund.

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By Glam & Essence Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly into law. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, stated that the Bill was signed by the Governor, after it was presented to him by the Speaker of the

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By Glam & Essence The U.S. Embassy, Abuja has denied blocking appointment dates for visa interview of Nigerians seeking to travel to that country.So says the Public Affairs Department of the Embassy on Wednesday in Abuja. According to the Embassy’s spokesperson , “there has been no block on visa interviews. There are interview appointment opportunities available”. NAN reports that a

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By Glam & Essence Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reported at the Force Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, on Wednesday, for further questioning over rape allegation levelled against him. Busola Dakolo accused Fatoyinbo of raping her 20 years ago, when she was still 16 years old in Ilorin, Kwara State. Fatoyinbo was at the FCID, Garki

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By Glam & Essence Anti-Brexit MPs reacted furiously on Wednesday, after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that parliament would be suspended until October 14, just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU. The MPs branded Johnson a dictator,He only came to office last month as head of the governing Conservative Party. And they called the

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By Glam & Essence The second half of the 2010s has seen a significant rise in the U.S.’s interest in music coming out of West Africa. Most people would pinpoint the genesis of this curiosity as Drake’s collaborations with artists like Wizkid — though their work together also sparked internet-wide debates on Americans’ misinterpretation of genres coming out of West

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Sowore Remains In DSS Detention

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By Glam & Essence The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security (DSS). Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, sent the case back to Justice Taiwo Taiwo

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By Glam & Essence Serena Williams has thrashed Russia’s Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open again, winning 6-1 6-1, in what was clearly a dominant display by the 23 Grand Slam winner. The duel, which was expected to be a riveting affair, turned one-sided ,as the 37 year-old American overpowered the 32 year-old Russian, increasing their

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State House Assembly has inaugurated a committee to begin probe of the administration of immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode ,over the purchase of 820 high capacity buses at the cost of N7 billion. During the Assembly’s plenary on Tuesday, a committee was set up to investigate the purchase of 820 buses

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Why I Shunned PFN Panel –Biodun Fatoyinbo

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By Glam & Essence Founder of Common wealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo,has explained on Friday why he chose to shun the panel set up by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) to probe the rape allegations against him by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo.He said it solely because of legal advice from his legal team. He said he

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Wendy Williams Many Problems

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By Glam & Essence While the jury has still not concluded on whether comedian, Wendy Williams actually succeeded in gatecrashing 50 Cent party in New York, it appears she is having far bigger problems of her own. Ticketnews.com reported that 55 year-old Williams has been cancelling a handful of tour dates on her stand-up trek, with multiple reports citing low

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Winifred Oyo-Ita Back ln office

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By Glam & Essence The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita has returned to office on Thursday following her letter of retirement,while President Buhari was said to have turned down her offer to quit. Oyo-Ita ,who is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged financial infractions to the tune of N3bn had sent her

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Tonto Dikeh Spotted At COZA

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By Glam & Essence In celebration of the 4th anniversary of perfume brand, Sapphire Scents, owned by Wale Jana, some of the brand influencers, family and friends trooped to Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA) for thanksgiving. The Brand ambassadors who attended the event were movie star, Tonto Dikeh, actor and comedian – Williams Uchemba, ex BBNaija housemate Teddy A, and

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By Glam & Essence It is no longer news that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have called it quits on their marriage. E! News has confirmed that the Hunger Games actor has filed for divorce from “Mother’s Daughter” singer, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the breakup. The court documents, obtained by E! News, state that Hemsworth is not

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By Glam & Essence Reality Tv star and entrepreneur ,Kim Kardashian-West took to social media to display photos of her kids from their recent vacation. Kim K as she is fondly called and her kids North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm West were captured striking cute poses at the beach, with the mum-of-four and her daughters wearing matching swimwears. She captioned

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By Glam & Essence Three months after his swearing in for a second term as Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. Below is the full list: Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State)-

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By Glam & Essence Commissioner nominee, Seun Fakorede who Is 27 years old,the youngest to be so nominated has thanked all his well-wishers, especially youth for the “outpour of love” since the announcement of his new height. The Head of Oyo state Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin on Monday confirmed that a 27-year-old man from Ibarapaland had been picked for the position

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Dwayne Johnson Marries Partner

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By Glam & Essence American actor ,Dwayne Johnson has married his longtime partner Lauren Hashian, in Hawaii, after being together for over 11 years. Dwayne ,who is popularly known as The Rock shared the pictures on social media with pictures of the couple. He captioned it: We do. August 18th, 2019.

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Coutinho Completes Loan Move To Bayern

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By Glam & Essence Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed Barcelona midfielder, Philippe Coutinho on loan for the season, the two clubs confirmed on Monday. Bayern will pay a loan fee of 8.5 million euros and pay his wages. They have the option of making the deal permanent for a fee of 120 million euros. Coutinho, who joined Barcelona in

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress and movie producer, Toyin Abraham, who just delivered her baby boy has been expressing her appreciation to all her well wishers for ‘the outpouring of love and gift’ and also prayed for other expectant women.Hear her: “I pray all expectant mothers deliver safely and those looking unto God for fruit of the womb will

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D’banj Debuts ln Nollywood

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known as D’banj, has made his first movie appearance in a new film by Jade Osiberu. Titled“Sugar Rush”,the movie is set for release this Christmas,and it has D’banj as its executive producer. The movie cast include: Toke Makinwa, Bisola Aiyeola, Omoni Oboli, Tobi

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By Glam & Essence The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Friday, explained the circumstances that led to the “repatriation” of  the leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, from India. According to Mrs. Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in a statement she made in Abuja, “acts of misconduct exhibited by El-Zakzaky

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By Glam & Essence The students and staff of Wesley School for the Hearing Impaired, Surulere, Lagos had a good reason to be ecstatic on the 6th of july,as the day saw the Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan – First Bank of Nigeria Limited – and a team of volunteers from the nation’s premier financial institution visit

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By Glam & Essence For over two decades, Muka Nwokedi and her twin sister, Nina have be come famous for their beauty brand, Charisma Cosmetics. (the twins daughters of the famous captain Augustine Okpe). With their beauty line, Muka and her sister calved a niche for themselves among many celebrity women striving for beautiful skin. But this is not what

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Samson Siasia Reacts To His Ban By FIFA

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By Glam & Essence Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has reacted to the news of his being ban by FIFA, following accusation by the world soccer ruling body .He said FIFA was dishing out punishment without contacting him. Siasia reacted to the news on social media,vowing to fight to clear his name. The Under 23 Coach wondered how someone

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By Glam & Essence “Jesus said unto him “if thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth” Mark 9:23 After coming into the saving knowledge of our Lord – Jesus Christ, I believe there are somethungs that one must quickly gain a mastery of in the Christian walk. They are: knowing “How to hear God’s voice” and

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Nwankwo Kanu Appointed SSA Sports

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By Glam & Essence Former Super Eagles Skipper, Nwankwo Kanu has been appointed the Senior Special  Adviser on Sports in lm State by the Governor,Emeka lhedioha   Nwankwo Kanu,who was at the Governor’s Office, Owerri,  the state capital,following the announcement, presented a jersey to the Governor. Among those who accompanied Kanu on the visit to the Governor are the Chief

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Samson Siasia Banned for life By FIFA

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By Glam & Essence Former Super Eagles player and coach, Samson Siasia, has been banned for life by the world football governing body, FIFA. The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee of the world football body found Siasia, a former official of the Nigeria Football Federation, guilty of having accepted that he would receive bribes in relation to the

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Nollywood actress,Toyin Abraham Marries

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By Glam & Essence After so much speculation about her being hitched,Hollywood actress,Toyin Abraham has married fellow actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi. This is her second attempt in marriage. In 2015,Toy in married her first husband, also an actor, Adeniyi Johnson, and the marriage crashed few months after in the same year. Wedding photos of Toyin and ger husband became public published

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Burna Boy Speaks On Afro Fusion

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By Glam & Essence African Giant boss, Burna Boy is the talk of town, after he was featured on ”The Daily Show” hosted by South Africa’s Trevor Noah. Oluwa Burna revealed how he first met Trevor and afterward performed two songs off his ‘African Giant’ album to a cheering crowd and also discussed his Coachella experience, how his name was

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Yemi Alade ln A Battle With Police

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian star afro-pop musician ,Yemi Alade has condemned the Nigeria Police for harassing her dancer, Tomisin. Yemi vented over the incident by saying that it was only in Nigeria that uniformed men who should protect lives turn around and harass and intimidate the innocent. Yemi shared the news on her Instagram page on monday saying: “Yesterday,

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The Hottest Gele Looks

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By Glam & Essence The African woman and her ever evolving style but one thing is constant for her and will ever remain so through, and that is the fact that a well done head fear, better know in Nigeria as gele must complete an outfit. Gele has been in existing for ever and gone through phases, where our mothers

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By Glam & Essence Just recently, Helen Paul broke the internet when she revealed something from her past that nobody could ever relate to this funny and lively entertainer. She recently reacted to the buzz that followed from people over her post on Instagram that she is a product of rape. If there is one woman who has chosen to

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Stunning Ankara Styles On Parade

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By Glam & Essence We can never get enough of the Ankara styles being churned out this season. Amazing styles made using ankara are fast becoming the preferred looks for many trendy ladies of all ages.These styles are enhanced using floral appliques, fringe, lace, net and stones to adorn the designs,thus beautifying the look more.Here are some amazing styles for

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By Glam & Essence Disgraced US billionaire, Jeffrey Epstein, facing a charge of sex trafficking of minors in New York has committed suicide. Reports said he committed suicide in his cell.A hedge fund billionaire who had ties to top politicians and celebrities, Epstein was charged on 8 July with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls. The 66-year-old was arrested at

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Makeup Tips To Get Rid Of Oily Skin

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By Glam & Essence Oily skin, no doubt,has its benefit. Experts say those with oily tend not to show signs of aging as fast as those with dry skin.But it is quite a task managing the shiny look that results from oily skin . That is not all, this with oily skin are prone to breakouts and acne,one that is

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Tekno ft Zlatan “Agege”

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By Glam & Essence Alhaji Tekno has a new track making waves on music platforms and the official video has dropped. The song is entitled ”Agege”. Watch the song below featuring Zlatan.

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Burna Boy Hit The UK Music Chart

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By Glam & Essence ‘African Giant’, Burna Boy’s latest album, has become the highest ranking African album ever.The globally acclaimed album debuted at number 16 on the UK albums chart. The debut was announced by Official charts through their official Twitter account. They wrote @officialcharts, “Check out this week’s Official Albums Chart, featuring the Top 40 debut of @BurnaBoy with

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Buruji Kashamu Loses Mother

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By Glam & Essence The immediate past lawmaker, representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has lost his mother, Alhaji Wulemotu Kashamu. She died at the ripe age of 96. Alhaja Kashamu died on Wednesday at a highbrow hospital on Victoria

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By Glam & Essence The role of Jamal,played by actor, Jussie Smollet has been removed from the final season of the award winning Empire. Charlie Collier, CEO of Fox Entertainment, confirmed that the embattled American actor and singer, Jussie Smollett would not return for the upcoming sixth and final season of Empire, after being accused of faking a hate crime

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actor, IK Ogbonna and his estranged wife, Sonia Morales, have finally ended their marriage. His wife,Morales broke the news on her Instagram page, saying that the marriage has finally ended,as the couple’s divorce is now finslised. The couple got married in 2015 and together, they have a son, Ace. Morales wrote this on her Instagram

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By Glam & Essence Musician, Augustine Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno; as well as his video producer, Lawal Tijani, are currently at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, answering questions from the police. The music artist and his producer were invited by the Lagos State Police Command for the indecent video shoot showing four half-naked strippers dancing seductively with

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By Glam & Essence Busola, celebrity photographer and wife of Timi Dakolo, Nigerian singer, who had alleged that the senior pastor of COZA,Biodun Fatoyinbo had sexual relations with her when she was 16 going on 17 in Ilorin has revealed in an interview with UK Guardian ,the role of the Nigeria Police in the rape case.Busola narrated how she was forced into

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s comedy icon, Ali Baba has been presented with an Award of Excellence for Social Impact and Entertainment ,in recognition of his three-decade long career that has spawned several other careers and made comedy a viable industry in Nigeria. Born Atunyota Alleluia Akpoborome, Ali Baba received the award at The Banquet Hall, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja

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El-Zakzaky Yet To Be Released

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By Glam & Essence Femi Falana, lawyer to leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky said the man has not been released,despite court order granting him leave to travel. He was reacting to reports that the religious leader, who has been held by the DSS since December 2015, has been allowed to go, based on the Kaduna court

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has promised to make Ogun State the agricultural, industrial and tourism hub in Nigeria through his ‘Building Our Future Together’ Agenda. The governor made this known at the sensitization programme on the Vision  and Focus of the State Government , held last Friday, at Oba’s Complex, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, the state’s

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Bauchi Govt FCMB Account Frozen

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By Glam & Essence The EFCC’s prayer to freeze the FCMB Operational Account number: 0998552074 of the Bauchi State government has been granted by Justice Tsieo Taiwo of the Abuja High court on Monday in Abuja. The judge, which adjourned the matter till Sept.3, urged the commission to put the party concerned on notice of the order within 21 days.

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Juliet Ibrahim Launches Book

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By Glam & Essence Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has launched her book titled ”A Toast To Life”. The beautiful actress shares her journey through life and how her family survived back to back wars across Liberia, Lebanon, and Côte d’Ivoire. Juliet reveals that a girl can succeed through difficult times and still emerge successful. The book is an eye opener

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By Glam & Essence The maiden edition of the urban music beach festival in Europe, Afronation festival was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and their foreign counterparts. The 4 -day event which was headlined by Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Davido held at the Algarve, Portimão, Portugal’s south coast from August 1st-4th. The show was shut down

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By Glam & Essence Today’s native Skirt and Blouse styles are bold,daring and in some cases, avant garde. Whether it’s made with ankara or lace,the designs are made to suit any occasion ,like weddings, birthdays,and even funerals. Ankara fabric especially is widespread and extremely popular in Africa. It is vibrant, colourful, diverse and unique. The fabric literally helps you to

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State Government has begun the sale of its popular brand of rice, LAKE Rice, in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, but at an increased prices. The 50Kg bag of LAKE Rice, which used to sell at N12,000 is now N14,000; 25kg bag ,which formerly sold at N6,000 is now N7,000, while 10kg bag

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By Glam & Essence The Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has warned anyone who intends to participate in the Omoyele Sowore-led ‘RevolutionNow’ protest to stay off the streets across the state. In a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Sunday by his media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, the governor said that Rivers State was not part of the #RevolutionNow protest.

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nigerian pastor, Biotin Fatoyinbo accused of rape has returned to the pulpit, one month after taking a “leave of absence”. Fatoyinbo, who is the founder and senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (Coza) in the capital, Abuja, was accused on 28 June by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo of raping her twice when she

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Tekno has cleared the air about a viral video which showed him dancing with some ladies in a transparent truck. The video which went viral on social media caused a lot of reactions from the public as well as authorities.Reports has it that, the advertising agency involved in the compaign had been sanctioned till

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By Glam & Essence The only female among the five persons kidnapped in Ogbere area of Ijebu-Ode last Thursday, Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidimma, has narrated how she escaped from their kidnappers. Chidimma, a pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, was kidnapped alongside four others (all male) on Thursday around the J3 forest on Ogbere Road, in Ijebu-East Local Government Area

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By Glam & Essence The practicing Licence of the  advertising firm, Provision Media System Limited, behind Tecno’s road show advert has  been suspended over the  indecent advertisement around the Lekki/Ikoyi toll gate. A statement signed by the Managing Director of the Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency(LASAA), Mr. Mobolaji Sanusi, on Saturday, said the unregistered mobile advertising truck which had

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By Glam & Essence An award-winning Nigerian music director, Aswad Ayinde, was found guilty of fathering children with his daughters.He will spend the rest of his life in jail,after he was sentenced to 90 years in prison. According to Mail Online, Ayinde, eho is aged 55,and lives in Paterson, New Jersey, United States, was sentenced to 50 years in prison

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By Glam & Essence Former Chairman of Forte Oil,Femi Otedola went all out to celebrate his wife, Nana Otedola, as she added another year today. The billionaire went on social media to share a picture of his wife,with a caption that reads: “Happy Birthday Iyawo. Great Mum, great kids. 👑 …F.Ote💲”

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Tonto Dikeh Threatens Alleged Assassin

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By Glam & Essence Controversial actress Tonto Dikeh is in the news again on account of what she shared on her Instagram page.She posted an email containing death threats from an alleged assassin hired to kill her. In the lengthy message, the sender identified simply as David Hernandez, explained that he had been contacted to kill her, but he has

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Toyin Lawani Goes Nude

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By Glam & Essence Celebrity fashion designer, Toyin Lawani, has been staring up the heat on social media recently.First,it was her post saying she can only go in a date if she is paid 2m naira.Well…she is turned the heat up higher when she shared pictures of herself completely naked in a bid to break the internet. The 37-year-old posted

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By Glam & Essence Former Big Brother housemate, Tokunbo Idowu a.k.a. Tboss, has given birth to a baby girl in the early hours of Thursday, 30th of July, 2019. So much has been said concerning Tboss’ pregnancy,especially as it concern who is responsible for it.So strong were the rumours on social media of who may be the baby daddy ,that

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari says he has no plan whatsoever to groom a successor for the 2023 presidential election.He stated this while reacting to one of the requests made by the members of progressives in academics, who visited him at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The spokesperson of the group, Dr Bolariwa Bolajim had earlier enjoined

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By Glam & Essence Super model, Naomi Campbel has been barred from entering French hotel because she is black, despite the face that she is well known on the international fashion circle. The model revealed the shocking and revolting experience in an interview published by Paris Match magazine. The 49-year-old supermodel told the magazine how she and a friend tried

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By Glam & Essence The 10 years lingering dispute between the Lagos and the Federal Governments over the control of waterways has come to a an end, with the signing of an agreement for cooperation by both parties on Monday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu received the officials of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) led by the Managing Director, Sen. Olorunnimbe

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By Glam & Essence The much anticipated collaboration from Davido and Chris Brown has been released on all streaming platforms today July 30th 2019 for your viewing pleasure. The visual to the smashing record ”Blow My Mind” has already garnered over 80,000 views on Youtube in less than an hour. DMW crew and the American rapper showed us huge energy

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By Glam & Essence It sure is the time of Nigeria’s super star artist, Burna Boy,as he was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, performing his single “Anybody.” The song is from the singer’s upcoming fourth album, African Giant, which was released last week Friday. Standing on a sandy stage, Burna put on an energetic show, backed up by a full band,