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By Glam & Essence With the Nigerian team,the Super Eagles earning the 3rd place at the AFCON, it’s Midfielder, Mikel Obi announced his decision to retire from the team. Speaking after the 1-0 win over Tunisia in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff, the team’s coach Rohr admitted that he was already looking for replacements for the midfielder. According

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress and model ,Ihuoma Linda Ejiofor known for her role as Bimpe Adekoya in M-Net’s TV series Tinsel turned 33 recently,and to celebrate her birthday ,wher husband,Ibrahim Suleiman had beautiful words to say to her. Ibrahim who is grateful for his beautiful wife, says Linda is his sunshine and she completes him. Read his message:

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By Glam & Essence Some Nigerians have begun the Grammy nominations campaign for Nigerian artists featured on Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album. The album, which was released on Friday, features Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Tekno, Mr Eazi and Burna Boy ,alongside Ghana’s Shatta Wale and South Africa’s Busiswa. Beyonce, who executive produced and curated the album, as a

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By Glam & Essence Since the murder of Pa Fatoranti’s daugther,Mrs Olakunri last week,the embers of war was being fanned by unguarded statements from some notable figures of ethnic nationalities across Nigeria.But the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Thursday has stepped in to diffuse the bitterness emanating from those aggrieved,as he clarified that the South-West was

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Foremost multinational financial services provider, Zenith Bank Plc has launched “Style by Zenith 2.0’’, the second edition of its lifestyle fair. The first edition was launched in 2018, and the “Style by Zenith’’ initiative was created with the objective of supporting and creating value for customers by focusing on various aspects of their lifestyle. The bank

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Man Cause Panic At Lagos Airport

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By Glam & Essence Passengers aboard a Port Harcourt-bound Azman Air flight were thrown into panic on Friday after a yet-to-be-identified man climbed the aircraft while it was about to take off at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja. According to a viral video shot by one of the passengers in Lagos, the man illegally gained access to the airside with

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By Glam & Essence Army authorities on Friday,have confirmed the killing of a Colonel, a Captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Isa Ado, gave the confirmation in a statement in Abuja. He said that the incident occurred on Wednesday in Jakana area of Borno, adding that the

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2Face Under Fire

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By Glam & Essence The social media has been heated up following how angry Nigerians have been attacking legendary singer and songwriter, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2face or 2Baba. Their anger was ignited by how he endorsed a provoking post criticizing the holy bible. lt all started when a social critic, Ikhide Ikheloa, popularly known as Pa Ikhide, criticized

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Celebrating Kate Henshaw At 48

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By Glam & Essence Renown actress,Kate Offiong Henshaw is a year older today,and it has been a flood of birthday messages from her fans and friends coming her way,after she did a birthday message to herself.She said she was grateful for her career that has brought her so much happiness and connections to do much more for those she comes

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By Glam & Essence Yesterday, the House of Assembly Reps declared as “null and void” all actions presumed to have been taken by the 7th Edo State House of Assembly “pending proper inauguration.” The lawmakers also directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mustapha Bichi, to shut

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By Glam & Essence One person who is currently trending on social media is Sophia Momodu,the mother of DMW boss, Davido’s first child.Currently on tour of the world accompanied by his latest lover, Chioma Avril Rowland, his first baby mama, Sophia is out here living her turning heads. Sophia, who has a high fashion sense and goes to great lengths

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A Birthday Tribute to Mandela

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BY GLAM & ESSENCE Today, July 18 is Nelson Mandela International Day. The United Nations declared the Nelson Mandela Day in November 2009 as a global call to action for everyone to impact on the planet. In commemoration of the 2019 edition, therefore, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid glowing tribute to the world legend. Also, as part of activities

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By Glam & Essence The film,’Homecoming by Beyoncé’ has been nominated for six Emmys, and a win in most of those categories would go to her personally. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Beyoncé would share in the award for co-director, writer and co-musical director as well as a producer. The Netflix film is up for outstanding variety special

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By Glam & Essence Gospel singer and producer, Yinka Ayefele and his wife, Tope have welcomed a set of triplets into the family. Ayefele, owner of popular Ibadan radio station, Fresh 105.9 FM, confirmed that the set of triplets, two boys and a girl, were giving birth to in the United States. The music maestro was said to have broken

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By Susan Ikpe The new James Bond character is Marvel star, Lashana Lynch.She is reportedly set to adopt the iconic code name ‘007 in the upcoming Bond movie. According to the Daily Mail, the upcoming, yet-to-be-titled 25th James Bond film will reveal black British actor Lynch as the new agent. However, Daniel Craig, who plays James Bond will also feature

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Femi Fani-Kayode Attack Tinubu

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By Glam & Essence Former Minister of Aviation,Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu over comment he made when he visited Pa Reuben Fasoranti,whose daughter, Funke Olakunrin was murdered last week. Tinubu, who visited Fasoranti on Sunday sympathised with the bereaved but lamented that some people were already playing politics with

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By Susan Eyo-lkpe Nigeria’s most celebrated media ICON , Prince Nduka Obaigbena,the publisher of THISday newspapers has hit the diamond age of 60. The Duke as he is fondly called has surely left a major mark in the world of media.lt was clear to all when he set out on the journey as a publisher in 1986, when he founded

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By Glam & Essence Award-winning actor, Ali Nuhu,He has been in the industry for quite a while, featuring mostly in Hausa-speaking movies,but awarding winning actor, Ali Nuhu is being perceive by many as being snobbish for not appearing in movies made in the southern part of the country. In a chat with an online blog recently, the actor gave his

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By Glam & Essence In the Nigeria’s film industry, Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs have earned the admiration and respect of many with their union which has endured over the years. In an industry where marriages regularly crash, it is indeed commendable that the couple’s marriage has been tested and is still stronger in love after 36 years. During the

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By Glam & Essence Gunmen numbering about 13 allegedly invaded Senator Elisha Abbo’s family home in the early hours of Saturday and killed his uncle, David Ella. According to sources, the gunmen also abducted Abbo’s stepmother who was delivered of a baby 11 days ago. The lawmaker, who is the representative of Adamawa North in the Senate caught slapping a

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In the Real Estate sector in Nigeria, Princess Adebowale Odutola has calve a niche for herself playing in the big league successfully. So when she decided to veer into the business of fashion, specialising in designing bags,it wasn’t too long before she made her presence felt through her signature luxury bag collection with her brand name,The Porter’s Signature. Today, her

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By Glam & Essence The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government. The statement was made by the association on Wednesday in Abuja by its National Director, Legal and Public Affairs, Mr Samuel Vondip. Some

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NAFDAC Bans Sale Of Sniper, Others

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By Glam & Essence The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos, following rampant suicide cases and misuse of the products. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said this in a statement on Wednesday. Starting from September 1, 2019, Sniper and

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British Ambassador to Washington Resigns

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By Glam & Essence The British Ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned amid a row over his leaked criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump.This was announced by the Foreign Office on Wednesday. Darroch sent a letter of resignation in which he said, “the current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would

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Buhari Commends Super Eagles

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By GLAM & ESSENCE President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing,one that’s confirmed Nigeria’s progress in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.   According to a statement signed by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President is optimistic that Eagles would win the Cup The statement states, “With a well-deserved

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday July 11, a toll free day during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi. The toll plaza would be left open between 6.30am -9.30am and 4.30pm -8.00pm. The governor stated this while addressing State House Correspondents

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Taylor Swift Now Highest Paid Celebrity

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By Glam & Essence American Pop star , Taylor Swift has been named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday.She but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan-reality star turned cosmetics queen, Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West. The annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list also saw soccer stars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar among the top

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By Glam & Essence In its bid to reduce unemployment in the state, the Ogun government has opened a job portal for 10,000 youths. Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun had on the resumption of office promised to provide jobs for the youths across the state. The portal, according to the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, would register, on a continuous

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By Glam & Essence The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC,Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reacted to insinuations in some quarters that he would be contesting for the presidency in 2023. Tinubu distanced himself from these reports of him running for the highest political office in Nigeria currently making the rounds. He made this known while renouncing a

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By Glam & Essence Pop star ,Lady Gaga has announced a line of her beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon. This is launching her as an online retailer in the cosmetics business. The brand, Haus Laboratories,according to Amazon will launch in September for shoppers in nearly a dozen countries, including the United States, Germany and Japan. The move underscores

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By Glam & Essence The battle for the semi final ticket between Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana of South Africa tonight at the on-going 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at the Cairo International Stadium was least predicted by book-makers. While most fans didn’t think the Super Eagles could edge out Cup holders and five-time winners, Cameroon with a 3-2 win

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Senator Abbo Dares Senate Committee

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By Glam & Essence Embattled Senator Elisha Abbo, who was alleged to have assaulted a woman at an adult toy shop yesterday evening told the Senate Ad-hoc Committee set up to investigate the allegation that he cannot be threatened with suspension. Abbo, who had a closed-door session with the committee headed by a former Ebonyi State Governor, Senator Sam Egwu,

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By Glam & Essence Following the march protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiites, on the National Assembly to protest the detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who had been incarcerated along with his wife, Zeenatudeen, since 2015,at least eight policemen sustained injuries,while a policeman was feared dead during the face off between

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By Glam & Essence Musician, Bez Idakula has revealed how a bible verse, Philippians 2:4, inspired him to record his new album, The Light. Bez,who shared the news via Instagram said he was in a rut since releasing his album, Gbagyi Child, in 2016, but got an ‘epiphany’ last year while he was out of the country. “I recorded ‘Gbagyi

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By Glam & Essence Controversial Senator, Dino Melaye has given reasons why he wants to be the Governor of Kogi State in November. SenatorMelaye, who has declared his intention to vie for the number one seat in Kogi, in a video on his Instagram page, said he wanted to be governor of the state to arrest the precarious situations in

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By Glam & Essence After the drama involving rapper Davolee and singer, Lyta, another artist, Picazo Rhap has also announced his exit from Olamide’s record label, YBNL Nation. The indigenous rapper and social media sensation made the announcement of his exit on Twitter. Several months ago, Olamide got wind of Picazo Rhap’s talent, after he surfaced on social media and

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By Glam & Essence There appears to be more trouble for Senator Abbo,who was recently arrested and granted bail for slapping a woman in a sex you store in Abuja.Tbough he has publicly tendered an apology,but that seems not to fly for Eunice Tochukwu Ojukwu,the sister to his late ex wife.Eunice. She recently visited the Ikeja office of the Sun

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had confiscated a truckload of poisonous cowhide (ponmo) at Ijegun, a suburb of Lagos, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr Olayiwole Onasanya, who described the cowhide as Ebola ponmo said the item was imported into the country by

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By Glam & Essence A civil rights organisation under the aegis of Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates, on Monday opened a fresh chapter in the allegation of rape against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth Zion Assembly. The organisation specifically said information at its disposal suggested that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, was planning to transfer the case

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Tribunal Affirms Wike’s Re-election

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By Glam & Essence It’s victory again for Wike as the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 general election, Biokpomabo Awara, against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The tribunal presided over by Justice KA Orjiako

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By Glam & Essence Some notable women in Nigeria were honoured recently.They are the Vice Chairman, Fanfa Oil Limited, Mrs. Folorusho Alakija, the Managing Director of the Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC), Dr. Lucy Newman;and Chairman, Board of Punch Newspapers, Mrs. Angela Emuwa.They received awards at the Great Place To Work (GPTW) Annual Awards ceremony that held in Lagos. Others

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and others have called for unity among Nigerians as the panacea to defeating insecurity and ethnicity plaguing the nation. They made this statement at the launch of a Memoir written by former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba to mark

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Real Madrid’s Demand To Paul Pogba

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By Glam & Essence Real Madrid has made an unusual demand for transfer target Paul Pogba before he joined Manchester United’s pre-season tour of Australia and the Far East. United chiefs had worried Pogba wouldn’t show for the tour after his agent, Mino Raiola appeared to confirm he wanted a transfer, with speculation ramping up of a move to either

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By Glam & Essence The Queen of England could give up her powers to her son and heir, Prince Charles when she turns 95, so has royal author ,Phil Dampier claimed. Queen Elizabeth II has now been on the throne for 66 years, the longest-serving monarch the United Kingdom has ever had and a beloved figure not only in the

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By Glam & Essence Chief Edwin Clark, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for truce in the tussle surrounding the emergence of minority leadership in the House of Representatives. Clark urged his party, the PDP to face issues of national interests as the main opposition party and allow peace to reign in the 9th Assembly. In an

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By Glam & Essence Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday said his administration would build innovation and technology centres across the state to address the problem of youths unemployment. His Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat,who represented him made the disclosure at a forum organised by the Eko Innovation Centre in Lagos. He said that this administration recognised the place

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By Glam & Essence The Edo Government says it will probe contracts for the construction of structures and supply of equipment to Benin Central Hospital, awarded by the past administration led by Adams Oshiomhole. In a statement made by Mr Cruise Osage, Special Adviser to Edo Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, on Sunday in Benin,he said a Commission of

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By Glam & Essence Busola Dakolo, the wife of RnB singer,Timi Dakolo, who accused Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), of raping her in ilorin when she was barely 17 has formally filed a legal complaint. The Nation reports that Dakolo filed a formal complaint with the police on Thursday. In account of this move,the

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By Glam & Essence Chief Razak Okoya is an industrialist who has managed to transform a small trading company into one of the largest conglomerates and indigenous manufacturers of household products in Nigeria. As founder of Elegaza Group and leading property investment company RAO Property, he employs about 5000 people across Nigeria. In his interview with Forbes Africa, he discusses

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By Glam & Essence The Anambra State Government has banned the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN) from operating in the state. The Commissioner for Transport, Mr Uchenna Okafor, made this statement, saying the ban became necessary following ceaseless negative reports over activities of the association in the State. He warned that any person or group operating under the guise

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Rep Members ln Mace Snatching Fight

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By Glam & Essence It was a major drama at the House of Representatives when some members struggled to grab the mace as the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila was about to announce Minority Principal Officers of the house. The drama ensued on Wednesday, when Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP) moved a point of order, interrupting the speaker, who was about to

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By Glam & Essence Kim Kardashian-West has won $2.7m in damages after accusing Missguided USA of ripping off her outfits. She took the fashion brand to court in the US, claiming it was using her name to sell clothes and was “notorious” for “knocking off” designer items she wore. It didn’t defend itself and was told to pay out $2.7m

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By Glam & Essence 90 Day Fiancé‘s Jay Smith,the 21-year-old reality star, who starred on the TLC series with estranged wife ,Ashley Martson,is facing deportation folloeing his arrest He was taken into custody on Wednesday on a violation of a Protection from Abuse Order charge made against him by Ashley,so say the Upper Allen Police Department investigating a report of

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By Glam & Essence Following outcry and protests that took place in Abuja,over the alleged assault of a nursing mother in a toy store in Abuja by Senator Elisha Abbo,the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of the Senator. The police boss gave the order, on Wednesday. A video, showing the senator, beating a lady, in

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Sen. Elisha Abbo Makes Public Apology

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By Glam & Essence Embattled Sen. Ishaku Abbo (PDP Adamawa North), who was accused of allegedly assaulting a woman in a sex yoy store in Abuja ,o Wednesday amidst tears, publicly apologised for assaulting the lady. The apology was made during a press conference at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretariat in Abuja. Abbo appealed to the victim, Nigerians,

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo has reacted to the allegation that his wife,Busola made recently against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, the founder of The Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). Busola Dakolo in an interview with Chude Jideonwo on Y! TV, had revealed that she was raped by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo when she was still a member of the

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By Glam & Essence ‘Your Welfare Is Our Priority’-COS Tayo Ayinde Tells Lagos State Workers The Chief of Staff (COS) to the Lagos State Governor, Mr Tayo Ayinde, has said that the administration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu will deploy a feasible strategy to achieve its campaign promises to Lagosians, urging civil servants to brace up for the implementation tasks, which, he

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Alaafin Ends Fight With Ooni

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By Glam & Essence The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi lll has assured the Yoruba nation that the hostility between him and the Ooni of Ife should be considered a thing of the past. The highly revered king said this was imperative to move the Yoruba nation forward, vowing that, “from now on, Alaafin and Ooni will no longer

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By Glam & Essence American singer Chris Brown has dropped his ninth studio album, called Indigo.Thirty year-old Brown announced the double album in a tweet on Friday morning to his 30.5 million followers around the world. The 32-tracker is already being touted as blockbuster for the summer. It includes two discs and three bonus tracks. And it is the second

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By Glam & Essence For some time now, RnB artiste, Timi Dakolo had been calling out Biotin Fapoyinbo, the pastor COZA, for his many sexual act with some of his female church members. Many have wondered why Timi Dakolo made it jis business to do so,until recently ,when his wife, Busola Dakolo broke her silence over her how the pastor

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Celebrating Sanwo-Olu at 54

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By Glam & Essence A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something special – Nelson Mandela. The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, the 15th Governor of Lagos State is a year older today. In just a short while as Governor, Sanwo-Olu has

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria super star, Burna Boy has won the Best International Act at the 2019 BETA wards in Los Angeles. He clinched the award  beating five other contenders that included compatriot  Mr Eazi, Aka (South Africa), Aya Nakamura (France), Dave (U.K.), Dosseh (France), Giggs (U.K.). Though the award winning singer was not at the event that held

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By Glam and Essence The Federal High Court in Lagos has issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Innosson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma and two others, over alleged fraud. Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court issued the bench warrant for the arrest of Chukwuma on Monday.

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By Glam & Essence The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has added his voice to the call for the return of all properties belonging to Lagos State, which were forcefully taken over by the Federal Government.The Oba made this call when the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila send his deputy visited him,led by the

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By Glam & Essence The Save Lagos Group (SLG) has exprrssed oys disapproval of the stand of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu over the rumoured plan to appoint the immediate past Governor of the State, Akinwunmi Ambode into the yet-to-be-constituted cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group said it was reacting to

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By Glam & Essence One of America’s fashion icon, Gloria Vanderbilt has passed away. She died at home with family members by her side at the age of 95. According to her son, Anderson Cooper, a CNN anchor, Gloria has been suffering stomach cancer,to which she finally succumbed. Gloria was the great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, a 19th Century tycoon. The

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By Glam & Essence The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, pledged his administration’s support and funding for entrepreneurs with new technologies that posses business models capable of assisting urban development in the State. The Governor also said the State will provide fluid financing to promote and encourage the upscale for digital economy.  Hecmade this known in his

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru. He has also appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the state oil agency. According to the release made public in Abuja by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu,it stated that

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By Glam & Essence He is the renown Pastor Agu Irukwu, who is the Senior Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God Headquarters in London, popular known as ( JESUS HOUSE)in the United  kingdom .  He is a law graduate from the University of Warwick, a Barrister and former investment banker. He was ordained a pastor in August 1993 and took over as Senior

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By Glam & Essence All roads led to the Okoya’s mansion in Lekki a few days ago, as the Lagos social circle turned up in large numbers to honour Alhaji Rasak Akanni Okoya. The occasion was the remembrance of his parents.Notable Amongs the invited guests were the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Hamzat. Here is a video

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Bobrisky’s Green Ensemble

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By Glam & Essence Crossdresser and Nigeria’s male barbie, Bobrisky is ay it again,as he set the internet alight with his new look.He sure will give you a run for your money with his green look. The entrepreneur and makeup enthusiast shared a picture of homself for fans viewing pleasure this weekend. What say you,yay or nay?

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Naomi Goes Nude ln Kenya

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By Glam & Essence Legendary international model, Naomi Campbell is in the news and trending seriously.This is on account of her nude photo shoot for the July issue of British Vogue magazine. She posted the photo on her Instagram page, showing her backingthe camera naked. Then she captioned it: “First drop of Golden Hour. BTS In Kenya for British Vogue.”

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Fani-Kayode Goes To War With Bagudu

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Glam & Essence Controversial former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has described as unacceptable the refusal of Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu to confirm Justice Esther Kataru as the substantive Chief Judge (CJ) of the State, on ground that she is a Christian. Karatu, who is currently the Acting Chief Judge, had written a petition to the National Judicial Council,

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By Glam & Essence The United States Embassy, has urged the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), to link the international and domestic terminals of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, to facilitate transit of passengers. Mr Michael Carney, Deputy Economic Councilor, US Embassy, made the call when he visited the Managing Director of FAAN, Mr Hamisu Yadudu on Thursday, in

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By Glam & Essences Adebayo Salami, popularly known as ‘Oga Bello’ and other Nollywood actors, mourned the late veteran actor, Fasasi Olabanke, a.k.a. ‘Dagunro’ in Yoruba movies. The veteran actor died in the early hours of Thursday, June 13, after battling an undisclosed ailment in the last few years. The Osogbo-born actor was known for his outstanding roles in several

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By Glam & Essence Ex-lmo Governor, Rochas Okorocha has finally receive his certificate of return as winner of Imo West Senatorial District election held Feb. 23. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) however said it will appeal the judgment directing it to issue a Certificate of Return to former Governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha. INEC made the disclosure in a

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By Glam & Essence The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission has been cautioned by stakeholders on the need to conclude proper investigations of alleged fraud cases against private firms before freezing their bank accounts. Their arguments was based on the negative effects these kangaroo court orders do have on the economy, hence the need for ICPC to be thorough with its

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By Glam & Essence Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has granted amnesty to 35 prisoners, in commemoration of the June 12 and Democracy Day. A statement by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, indicated that Makinde took the decision in pursuant to Section 212 of the 1999 Constitution as amended. The statement further confirmed that

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LAWAN EMERGES SENATE PRESIDENT

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By Glam & Essence With voting over,Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected the Senate President of the 9th Senate, defeating his co- contestant, Senator Ali Ndume. Lawan got 79 votes to defeat Ndume, who scored 28 votes. Lawan, who represents Yobe North Senatorial District, won the contest by a landslide as he got 73.83 percent of the vote cast by

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress,Clarion Chukwurah has been in an exciting mood,as she recently gave her life to Christ by becoming a born-again Christian. The 54-year-old veteran actress said she has been saved by Christ and that she is devoting her life to save others.She gave a testimony on her new relationship with Jesus Christ on Instagram. “My Testimony;

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Justice Alogba Appointed Acting CJ

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By Glam & Essence Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos state, effective Tuesday June 11, 2019. This appointment as a result of  last week’s retirement of Justice Opeyemi Oke, who had held that position for some time now.  Deputy Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, in a statement

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By Glam & Essence Pop musician ,Peruzzi has tweeted an apology to Pamilerin Adegoke for slapping him on Sunday, after the infamous assault went viral. The apology was immediately backed with another by Davido. “I apologize to you @thepamilerin on behalf of my Brother and Artist @Peruzzi_VIBES. He was wrong for putting his hands on you, but pple need to

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By Glam & Essence ‘Look how swollen my feet get every time I take flights, my stomach gets even more puffy,’ is how she captioned the picture. She also said, ‘Reasons why my doctor told me to chill on shows cause my feet and stomach burn when I get puffed up NOT due to ticket sales.’ American rapper ,Cardi B

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Dbanj Finds Missing Gold Chain

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By Glam & Essence Koko master, Dbanj is seen wearing his gold chain again. Oladapo David Oyebanjo, a.k.a Dbanj said he has recovered his gold chain, lost on his flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos on Sunday, on his 39th birthday. Dbanj announced the recovery in a tweet on Monday afternoon.On Sunday, he had alerted his fans about the missing

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By Glam and Essence Folarin Falana a.k.a. Falz, who held his highly rated Falz Experience 11 at Eko Hotel and Suites on Saturday will not be in any church for any thanksgiving as he has revealed why he stopped going. In an interview, Falz said he stopped going to church because of ‘undue pressure” from the church leaders. “I have

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (left), with Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote during the “CBN Going for Growth, a Consultative Roundtable with the CBN Governor” at The George Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Saturday. The President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says Nigeria cannot grow without adequate power supply. The business mogul also

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By Glam & Essence One of America’s legendary actors, Denzel Washington,was honoured at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award. The event held at Dolby Theatre on June 06, 2019, in Hollywood, California. Denzel Washington was honoured for a pioneering career spanning five decades and two Oscars that opened the door for a generation of black movie stars. Renowned Director, Spike

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By Glam & Essence Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick’s relationship has been one many of the fans of the Keeping Up With The Kardashian show have not been able to figure out Scott and Khourtney who began dating in 2006 and have had an on/off relationship for almost a decade before Kourtney ended it  in 2015, have continued to be in

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By Glam & Essence Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDO) has called on Nigerians to rise up and condemn the suspension of the operating licence of African Independent Communications (AIT) and Raypower radio owned by Daar Communications founded by Chief Raymond Dophesi.He is calling on Nigerians to ensure that the free press

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Obasa Returns As Lagos Speaker

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By Glam & Essence The news coming from the Lagos State House Assembly is that its immediate past Speaker a Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa has been returned as Speaker of the 9th Assembly. He was returned unopposed on Friday by his colleagues , as he was the only nominated candidate at the close of nomination. Obasa was nominated by

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By Glam & Essence Former Defence Minister, Lt. Gen. T.Y Danjuma (rtd); former Military Governor of Rivers State, General Zamani Lekwot (rtd); and Chief Solomon Asemota, SAN, have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom, UK, Parliament, alleging that the President was pursuing a jihad or Islamisation agenda. They told the UK parliament that President Buhari was not serious

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Govermor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sworn-in new principal cabinet officers, along with six permanent secretaries into the state public service. The principal officers are Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Folashade Sherifat Jaji, the Chief of Staff, Mr. Tayo Ayinde and the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr. Gboyega Soyannwo. The new Permanent Secretaries are

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By Glam & Essence British BskyB has withdrawn NTA from its sky channel 781, shortly after BEN TV stopped NTAi’s broadcast. Although the reason BskyB stopped transmitting NTA has not been given at the moment, but NTA’s transmission on the British platform has been stopped, just as BEN TV has also stopped broadcasting NTA on its platform. All these followed

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By Glam & Essence The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked five Oil Mining Licences (OML) and one Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) belonging to five companies. The regulatory body put out a public notice on Thursday, announcing the revocation,saying it was based on a presidential directive to “recover legacy debts” owed by the companies operating the licences. The affected companies

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By Glam & Essence British – Nigerian international boxer, Anthony Joshua ,who lost his fight with Andy Ruiz in America on the 1st of June 2019 has come out to speak about the rumour making the rounds since he lost the fight. According to him,” I was not under any panic attack as people are saying, I have learnt how

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actor, politician and businessman, Yul Edochie has a reason to be thankful. He recently recounted how God saved him from a terrible accident that would have claimed his life. The son of veteran movie star, Pete Edochie,explained how on his trip to the eastern part of the country ,while driving at 100-120km, suddenly, his car

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By Glam & Essence Popular singer and music producer ,Duncan Mighty , fondly known as (Port Harcourt 1son )and his wife , Vivien,who he married in 2015 are proud parents of another child. Born Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, the singer hails from Obio-Akpor, Rivers State. . When he started out, he was certain about his singing potential, although his main

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ThisDay MD, Eniola Bello Loses Wife

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By Glam & Essence The Managing Director of ThisDay newspapers, Eniola Bello has just been dealt a shocking news. While attending the lnternational Press Conference,he received the sad news that his wife,Helen has died.  Mrs Eniola-Bello passed on in London on Tuesday after a brief illness. Her husband,who was attending the 2019 International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress in Geneva,

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Israel’s First Lady Dies

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By Glam & Essence The first family in lsreal are in mourning,as the country’s first lady, Nechama Rivlin, died on Tuesday morning after battling with a respiratory disease for years.The news of her death was made known at the Presidential Residence. Aged 73,she died at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva. Three months ago, the First Lady had a lung transplant,having

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Serena Williams Makes History

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By Glam & Essence Forbes has listed U.S. tennis star ,Serena Williams, as one of the richest athlete.She has made history as the first athlete to make Forbes’ list of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women. According to the publication, the 23-time Grand Slam champion made the list as a result of her estimated fortune of $224m (£177m). The majority of

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By Glam & Essence These are definitely not the best of times for the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, as the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has recommended his suspension. The commission stated that during its investigation, it uncovered that N3.4 billion was misspent by the emirate under Sanusi, between 2014 and 2017. According to NAN, this is

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By Glam & Essence The newsmill is buzzling with how all has not been well with the marriage between top socialite, Prince Bola Atobatele and his wife, Toyin. The marriage,it was gathered has finally fallen apart,leading to the parting of ways of the couple.As things stand between them,any chance of the two reconciling seem to be impossible,as efforts to make

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By Glam & Essence The US President,Donald Trump arrived in the UK for a three-day state vis it.He is accompanied on the visit by his wife,Melanie.They arrived on board the Air Force One,which landed at Stansted Airport. Mr Trump will meet members of the Royal Family and is expected to discuss climate change and Chinese technology firm, Huawei during talks

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Founder and Senior Pastor of the House On The Rock ministry in Lekki, Lagos, Pastor Paul Adefarasin and his lovely wife, Ifeanyi are celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary today. The couple did write intimate post or each other in his word on social media, Pastor Paul wrote ” 24 years with you feels like 24 months,

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By Glam & Essence After holding the world boxing spellbound for two years, Anthony Joshua has fallen to an underdog, Andy Ruiz Jr. Ruiz Jr. stunned the British title-holder in the seventh round of their fight in New York on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American heavyweight world champion. See photographs of his fall below:

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian singer J Martins and his wife are 6 years in marriage. The musician took to Instagram to recount how he met his wife. I remember telling this amazing woman right here to help me toast another girl i was eying that time oh more then 10years ago & she did exactly that but few years

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By Glam & Essence Almost two years after they announced their separation,44- year – old singer,Fergie, has filed for divorce from her husband Josh Duhamel on Friday in a Pasadena court. Fergie’s had no comment on the divorce, while 46-year-old Duhamel’s rep did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. The couple announced their split after eight years of marriage

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By Glam & Essence The aspiration of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives got a boost yesterday with a declaration by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State that the campaign to make him the next Speaker of the House of Representatives is actually President Muhammadu Buhari’s project. According to him, Gbajabiamila endeared himself to

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By Glam & Essence Shortly before the swearing in of Lagos  State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,the newsmill was already breaking about the appointment of Tayo Ayinde as the Chief of Staff of the newly elected governor,and which Ayinde made a press statement denying.Well,it is official,on Friday,the Lagos State governor announced the appointment of his chief of staff and deputy chief of

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SEC Bars Oando’s CEO Wale Tinubu

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By Glam & Essence The Group Chief Executive Officer Oando, Wale Tinubu,has been ordered by the Securities Exchange and Commission following the conclusion of in investigation of the company to resign.The order also  affects board members of Oando.In a statement on Friday,SEC also said it has barred Tinubu and the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, Omamofe Boyo,

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Glam & Essence On wednesday,Khloe Kardadhian’s ex-husband Lamar Odom opened up to Jenny McCarthy during her radio show that he was still in love with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star.His declaration of love happened while Khloe was doing  the new promo for her clothing line ,Good American,which was released on Friday. The 34-year-old reality star looked stunning wearing  her short blonde

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By Glam & Essence Former Arsenal and Real Madrid player ,Jose Antonio Reyes is dead. According to Spanish newspaper ,Marca ,35-year-old Reyes died in a car crash,when his car was involved in a traffic collison on Saturday morning in his hometown of Utrera, a province of Seville. Reyes came through the ranks at Sevilla, becoming the youngest player to make

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By Glam & Essence Star music artist,Adekunle Gold lost his father on May 28th 2019, after suffering from an undisclosed ailment. The late Prince Hakeem Adeyemi Kosoko had been flown out of the country earlier for treatment and only returned to Nigeria recently to recuperate. Until his sudden death,Prince Hakeem Adeyemi was the Permanent Secretary of Education District 4 in

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By Glam & Essence For a while now, Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo has been expressing his disgust over the activities of the Abuja based COZA Pastor, Abiodun Famoyinbo. Obviously not  ready to let the handsome pastor sweep his questionable activities in his church under the carpet,Timi has taken to his Instagram handle to call out Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo , the founder

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By Glam & Essence The newly sworn in Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service. Their appointment was announced by the governor on Thursday,and they are Dr. Eniayewun Ademuyiwa Benjamin, former Medical Director, Island Maternity, Lagos; Erinle Olumide Olufolami, former Principal, Apapa Senior High School, Education District 1V;

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Rochas Okorocha And Wife Not Arrested

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By Glam & Essence The story making the rounds that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have staged a crackdown on former Imo governor Rochas Okorocha, his wife ,Nkechi and some other members of his family is not true. A report, shared by multiple news platforms had claimed that the EFCC arrested Okorocha’s wife ,Nkechi and other relations,

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By Glam & Essence Some residents in Oyo State on Thursday reacted to the sacking of all Council Chairmen and the dissolution of their respective cabinets by the state government. Gov. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, evening gave the order in a release signed by his Chief of Staff, Mr Bisi Ilaka. According to the statement, all Council Chairmen and Councillors

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By Glam & Essence Mr Babajide Sanwo Olu, Governor of Lagos State greeting supporters at Onikan Square venue of the swearing in ceremonyScenes from the inauguration ceremony of Mr. Babajide Sanwo- Olu as the Governor of Lagos State and Dr. Obafemi Hamzat as the Deputy Governor of Lagos State at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan on Wednesday. PHOTOS BY Ayodele

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Dapo Olorunyomi Launches Book

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By Glam & Essence The publisher of Premium Times online newspaper, Mr. Dapo Olorunyomi launched a book titled,”The Testimony to Courage”. Edited by Chido Onumah and Frederick Adetiba, the book has over 90 contributions from Olorunyomi’s teachers, colleagues, associates and mentees, conceived after Olorunyomi’s 60th birthday in November 2017. Contributors to the volume include renowned academics, media executives, journalists, activists

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Airo Releases New Song

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By Jombo Uche Popular Nigerian singer /songwriter and music entrepreneur, Uche Iroha, popularly known as Airo has released a new song titled ” Village people’ Village people seems to be the new mantra amongst music buffs and Radio DJs. The new sensation has been enjoying massive airplay across the country and beyond. The new single released by the Sambaromba crooner

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By Glam & Essence Sanwo-Olu signing the Executive Order on Thursday. With him are the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola and others. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday signed the first Executive Order to curb flooding, traffic gridlock and refuse management in the state. Sanwo-Olu signed the Order at the State House, Ikeja. The

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By Jombo Uche Unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua is set for his first fight in America, which be broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live. Joshua’s US fight on 1 June will see him face America-born Andy Ruiz Jr at New York’s Madison Square Garden, a “bucket list” venue, according to BBC Sport boxing correspondent, Mike Costello. The contest for the IBF,

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By Jumbo Uche The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reversed the April 3, 2019 judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja ,which sacked Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Delta North Senatorial seat. Justice Mohammed Idris, in the lead judgment, held that the suit by Nwoko was statute barred and that Justice

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By Glam & Essence Celebrated educationist , Dr Abiodun Laja is dead. The founder and Executive Director of the Lekki British School, Lekki, Lagos died last Sunday, 26 May, in a highbrow hospital in the United States. According to reports gathered, Dr Laja has gone to the US to have a back surgery operation done. The operation, though was successful,but

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By Glam & Essence The list of Nigeria’s men of God who are stepping up their A- game with their own private jet is fast growing. The newest on the list is the founder of Champions Royal Assembly,located on Abuja, Pastor Joshua Iginla, who has acquired his own private jet. The pastor announced the acquisition of the jet during a

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B Glam & Essence Kris Jenner‘s relationship with her boyfriend Corey Gamble landed in the spotlight on Sunday’s episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The drama started brewing after Kim Kardashian West‘s husband ,Kanye West impulsively threw shade at Gamble over text, questioning why they had never met his family. (Kris, 63, and Gamble, 38, have been dating since November 2014, following her divorce from Caitlyn

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By Glam & Essence Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has advised against ‘butt enlargement’ and ‘boob lift; and all such artificial body configurations , saying they cannot guarantee true happiness in life. The thespian and Lawyer stated this as he took to his IG page to share insightful thought on “Finding True Happiness.” With the spate

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe The incoming Governor of Ogun State will be celebrating his birthday in a special way.Born on May 29 years back,come that same day, he will be making history as he will be officially sworn-in as the next Executive Governor of Ogun State.The day will mean so much to the in-coming governor, as he will be celebrating

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By Glam & Essence Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh is organising a 2.8km walk tour in Abuja for the elimination of drug abuse and human trafficking. She made this known via her Instagram account @tontolet on Saturday. The walk which will take place at 1 pm is scheduled to take off from Aguiyi Ironsi Street to the SENSITIZATION ground @THE JUNK

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By Glam & Essence Wife of former Aviation Minister, Precious Fani-Kayode marked her 30th birthday with her triplets on Saturday in style . Previous,who gave birth to her triplets the same date she was born is celebrating with them . To celebrate them,her husband, Femi Fani-Kayode showered encomium on them on his Facebook wall: Hear him,“Happy birthday to my beautiful

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By Glam & Essence While much wasn’t said by Kylie Jenner about the cheating allegation made against her best friend,Jordyn Woods and her sister,Khloes Baby Daddy,Tristan Thompson,it look a like she will be doing that in the upcoming new season of the Keeping Up With The Kardashian show which shows on Sundays on E! Sneak previews reveal that finally,viewers will

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By Glam & Essence FIFA, the international football governing body, has banned South Sudanese official Chabur Goc Alei for 10 years for corruption, the organisation said on Friday. Alei was also fined 500,000 Swiss francs (499,200 dollars) for having “misappropriated” funds from FIFA’s grants to the South Sudanese football federation (SSFA), of which he was president, in 2014 and 2015.

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By Glam & Essence One of Hollywood’s famous Film producer, 67- year-old Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board members have reached a tentative deal with women who accuse him of sexual misconduct. Lawyers said the settlement to resolve civil lawsuits and compensate alleged victims was worth about $44m (£34.7m). Though Mr Weinstein has denied sexually harassing or abusing over

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By Glam & Essence Lagos monarch, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Kusenla 111, the Elegushi of Ikateland and his first queen, Oloori Sekinat Aramide are celebrating today May 24 is their wedding anniversary and to mark the day,the king and his Olori shared their family portraits.The Elegushi seized the occasion of their anniversary to praise his wife saying, “Your love is

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By Jumbo Uche Film producer, actress and mom of one, 33-year-old Uche Ogbodo recently shared nude pictures of herself to mark another birthday today. According to Uche, she did not choose to become a single mother, but she found herself in the situation, which she cannot change. These photos have put social media into a frenzy already. She wrote: I

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British PM Theresa May Bows

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By Glam & Essence British Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced today that she will be resigning her position as Prime Minister, ending her months-long struggle to keep her job, despite seething anger from her own Conservative Party over her handling of Brexit. She believes that it was right to persevere even when the odds against success seemed high. According

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By Glam & Essence The Supreme Court has just ruled that the APC has no candidates in all the elections that took place in Zamfara State. The party with the highest number of vote apart from APC in the governorship and legislative elections will therefore be sworn in.

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Kaffy Set For Dance Event

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By Jumbo Uche Award winning, dancer, chronographer and fitness trainer, Kaffy is set to host the second edition of her annual dance conference and workshop slated to hold at the Landmark Event  Centre ,Victoria island, Lagos. The event will hold from 3 -5 June 2019. Some of the seasoned industry experts expected to speak at the event includes Tee y

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By Jumbo Uche Popular music star, Sean Tizzle has opened up about his career and why he was away from the music scene for a while. According to him,” I was in America for a while to relax, plan and re strategy, I didn’t relocated In fact, most times when people say l was abroad, l was here in Nigeria.

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BY GLAM & ESSENCE Incase you are one of those fans who has been wondering where Film star and Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham is, well we went to find her for you. The beautiful star says people shouldn’t allow anyone rush them with their timeline, whenever a person’s breakthrough comes, it is still lovely. Being married after 30 is still

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Glam & Essence Following the interest shown by some individuals to become the country’s president in 2023, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adamu Kuta, has criticised the party National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, for saying he is under pressure to contest after President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2nd term in office which begins on May 29. Kuta, a former

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By Glam & Essence Daysman Oyakhilome Woghiren, nephew of famous Nigerian pastor, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy has attacked critic, Daddy Freeze for mocking him and calling his speaking in tongues as fake because he was mentioning foreign currency. Daysman was recently, in a video on Instagram caught speaking in tongues and mentioning, dollars, pounds, rands and naira. Reacting,

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By Glam & Essence Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday commissioned the new digitized central storage facility of the State Treasury Office (STO), saying it was gratifying to note that the financial outlook of the State is very positive. The Governor also commissioned dualised Bisola Durosinmi Etti Road and new Hakeem Dickson Road in Lekki, Eti-Osa. Speaking in

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By Glam & Essence Former NBA star, Lamar Odom has expressed his  regrets for cheating on his ex-wife, Khloé Kardashian, and lying to her about his addiction to cocaine during their four-year marriage. The 39-year-old made this confession to  People magazine,saying he wished he “could have been more of a man”. Though they have been divorced for three years now,but Lamar said that

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By Glam & Essence The Dance Workshop is an annual dance convention created by Kafayat Shafau-Ameh ‘Kaffy’ which takes place in various locations around Africa to inspire, train and mentor dancers in the art of dance, the business of dance and how to establish a profitable career within the entertainment industry. The project fuses dance with entrepreneurship and cultural exchange to provide a well-rounded

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By Glam & Essence On Wednesday,a court in Kano declared the appointment and the installation of four new emirs by the government of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State as null and void. It ordered a return to status quo ,pending the hearing of the suit against the appointment of the emirs. The emirs were installed by the Governor last

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By Glam & Essence As his one term as Governor draws to a close, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says he is leaving office a happy person and much wiser because he has touched humanity through the services he rendered to the people of Lagos State in the four years that he ruled. He stated this while answering questions

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By Glam & Essence A few days back,the shocking news that Bettie Jenifer, wife of Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh was shot dead in Maryland, United States stunned many across the Nigeria and Ghana.Many wondered what could be The motive behind her shooting. News filtering out from the US say the deceased was married to one Kedrick Jenifer a/k/a “Ricky Jenifer,”

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By Glam & Essence National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and others attended the burial of Oba Olatunji Hamzat, father of the Lagos Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat.

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By Glam & Essence Nigeria’s President,Muhammadu Buhari has put to rest the speculation that a new person would be taking over as Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) governor,hence,ending the tenure of the current governor,Mr Emefiele. The news breaking is that President Buhari will extend the 5-year tenure of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, for a

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New UN Job For Emir Sanusi

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By Glam & Essence The UN Secretary-General António Guterres, announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020.The announcement was made in New York on Thursday. According to Guterres in a statement he made,the appointment was sequel to the UN Member States agreement to

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By Glam & Essence The exit of Kenya Moore from the Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2018 got tongues wagging, with many touting a fallout between her and some of her co stars. on a recent interview, she opened up about the reason she left the show .According to Kenya on Streets 94.5 radio show, “They didn’t make me [leave], trust

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By Jumbo Uche Popular singer, Davido has lent his voice to the ongoing battle of words between UK based Nigeria artiste, Naria Marley and music legend, Rugged man. lt all started 2 weeks ago,after Naria shared a message, which tried to justify internet fraudsters aka Yahoo boys, saying that it is only a payback for what their ancestors suffered during

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By Glam & Essence For sure,the annual MET Gala,organised by Vogue has come and gone with A-list stars dazzling in all many of fashion on the red carpet,but it hasnt been with some drama that just cant be overlooked.First is how some A list stars were missing at the event,like Rihanna,Sarah Jessica Parker.But what got tongues wagging was the absence

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By Uche Jombo Popular American artiste, Akon recently aired his views on the hip pop culture in America.According to him, ” in the American hip pop culture , every artiste seems rich. When they are shooting their musical videos,you will see them in Bentley and other luxury cars.You will see them with beautiful girls , amazing swimming pool, and a

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Annie ldibia Loses Father

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By Jumbo Uche Annie,the actress and wife of star artist,Tu Face Idibia is in mourning,following the death of her father. Annie made the information public on hee Instagram page,when she announced the passing of her father who died after his battle with cancer. Coincidentally,Tuface also lost his father five years ago to cancer.

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By Glam & Essence Contrary to the many predictions that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may name their son after some family ancestors,that wasn’t the case.The couple have showed their newborn son to the world yesterday and revealed that they have named him Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The little Prince’s choice of name came as a surprise to many royal watchers

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By Glam & Essence The Duke of Sussex,Prince Harry formally announced yesterday that his wife, Megan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, had given birth to a baby boy in the early hours of Monday morning.   The baby boy who weighs 7lbs. 3oz.is said to be health, as the Prince, who witnessed the birth couldn’t but acknowledge the courage of women for going through that

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By Glam & Essence Since the news broke that Oba Saheed Elegushi, the oba of lkateland has taken for himself a second wife, there has been a battle of words ongoing on various social media platforms. Many appear to be from friends of the Oba’s first wife, the beautiful Olori Aramide Seminar, who have taken it upon themselves to reply

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By Glam & Essence Music star, Peter ( Mr P)of the defunct P square recently opened up on his music career as a solo artiste. In a television interview he granted earlier today, he admired that he has since moved on with his career, while highlighting some of his achievements since going solo.They include his new hit songs and musical

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Bishop David Oyedepo Celebrates

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By Glam & Essence The President of the Living Faith International aka Winners Chapel , Bishop David Oyedepo and his wife , Faith are celebrating 38 years of the liberation mandate as given to him by God.  Bishop David Oyedepo has revealed how God gave him the mandate of the Commission in an eighteen-hour-long  Vision. Living Faith Church is celebrating

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Salah’s Newest Feat

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By Jumbo Uche Two time African Footballer of the year, Mohamed Salah was named as one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in The World today. Salah is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a Forward for Premier League club, Liverpool and the Egypt national team. Considered one of the best players in the world, he is known for his finishing, dribbling, and speed. Salah started

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Ooni’s New Wife,Olori Naomu Celebrates

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By Jumbo Uche The new wife of the Ooni of Ile ife, Oueen Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi recently celebrated her birthday.She turned 26 years on April 15.And Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11 did celebrate her privately,not making a public show of it.However,she got several messages from well-wishers who took to instagram to wish her well. To mark her day, she posted

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By Jumbo Uche The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State. The court, in a unanimous judgment of a five-man panel held on Wednesday( today) that the appeal by Segun Oni, was statute barred. Justice Amiru Sanusi, in the lead judgment, held that the case, being a pre-election one, was not commenced at the

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Breaking: Olowo of Owo is dead

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By Glam & Essence The Olowo of Owo in Ondo state, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, is dead. He died at the age of 77. He was installed as the traditional rule of the ancient town of Owo in 2003 by the late governor Olusegun Agagu. The Monarch who died on Tuesday night, received his first degree in law from London, UK

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Atiku To File For DNA Test

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Glam & Essence Presidential cabdidate for the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has instructed his lawyers to file for a demand for the current Buhari’s compulsory DNA test from neutral and different non government doctors, which should be under the supervision of both parties. He also demanded that the WAEC chief should be subpoenaed to testify about the authenticity of the

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By Glam & Essence Second time lucky is how to describe the delectable Funke Fowler, daugther of FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler, as she had her engagement/traditional wedding with her second husband, Aigbovbioise lmoukhuede. The event held on Thursday April 11, 2019 in Lagos, attracting the creme of the Lagos social crowd. This was followed by the white wedding on Saturday,

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Tiger Woods Wins Fifth Masters

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By Glam & Essence It was indeed time for celebration for Tiger Woods as he finished with an impressive win with a fifth Masters title, ending an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka. He sunk the

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By Glam & Essence Once again,a Lagos High Court in Igbosere has renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles Captain, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha for alleged tax evasion. The order was made by Justice Adedayo Akintoye, following Okocha’s alleged failure to settle a 2017 income tax evasion case brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The

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By Glam & Essence There was a good reason for Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy,Tristan Thompson to come together,at least for a day.They came together to  celebrate the first birthday of their daugther,True Thompson. On Sunday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star,surrounded by her family and friends threw a birthday party for her baby girl, who turned 1 on April

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By Glam & Essence Recently,several reports circulated that the University of Lagos, UNILAG issued an honorary doctorate degree to 5 Star Music CEO, E-Money. The University has debunked the story. ln a statement made by the University,it listed the personalities who were conferred with honorary awards by the Chancellor of the University with E-Money’s name conspicuously missing. The statement by

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Magic Johnson Bows Out As Lakers Chief

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By Glam & Essence It’s a wrap for Basketball legend, Magic Johnson with the Los Angeles Lakers.The news broke of his sudden resignation from his management role with the Lakers,a decision that plunged the ailing NBA franchise into fresh turmoil. The announcement on Tuesday came shortly before the Lakers’ final game of the season. ln an emotional voice,Magic Johnson announced

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Kidnap Kingpin,Evans Trial Extended Again

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By Glam & Essence Today, Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, in Lagos, gave an order on the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a legal representative by May 17. Akintoye gave this order due to the absence of Evans’ counsel, Mr Chino Obiagwu, SAN, for the third time in a row ,which again stalled

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Buchi Debuts Show ln Nigeria

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nigerian Comedian, Buchi is set to hold his first comedy show in Nigeria. The comedian and Flatmate actor has hosted some successful comedy shows in the United kingdom, but this is his first in Nigeria. The show is tagged ” Buchi Finest Comedy Live in Abuja” on Easter Sunday 21 April 2019.

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Aliko Dangote Celebrates

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By Glam & Essence Africa’s richest man and Nigeria’s billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote is a year old today. The business mogul and Chairman of Dangote group of companies is being celebrated all over by his friends, family and several other business associates around the world today.

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About Ruggedman’s Song

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nigerian Rapper and Fashion entrepreneur, Ruggedman has jump on the Kiss Daniel trending song, F_ _k You challenge to talk about ” the police and the alleged extra judicial killings eg,” Kolade Johnson case” According to one of the lyrics in the song ,he said, “police man, you have a family yet, you kill someone’s

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nigerian DJ,DJ kaywise has opened up on his career as a DJ.According to him ,”for me as a DJ ,I feel we are not given the respect we deserve in the music industry, that was why I started recording my own songs featuring other music artistes to build my brand and bring my face out

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By Glam & Essence Zenith Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu as the Group Managing Director/CEO of the bank effective June 1, 2019, subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) approval. The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming leaders from within. Onyeagwu replaces Mr. Peter Amangbo, whose tenure expires

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By Glam & Essence The news broke earlier about the failing health of former Super Eagles’ coach, Christian Chukwu. A call to Nigerians to come to his aid to enable him get the medical attention accompanied the news. The story reported on Monday has it that Chukwu, who is one of Nigeria’s most influential footballers in history who captained the

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By Glam & Essence Florence ,the wife of Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi is 60,and to celebrate her,the outgoing Governor composed a very has loving letter to her . The governor published the letter on Friday in several national newspapers to celebrate and wish her well on her ‘diamond birthday’. Ajimobi wrote: “At times like this, writing about you is

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JJC Skillz Throws Birthday Bash

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By Glam & Essence Nigerian rapper, singer, producer, and songwriter, JJC Skillz ,born Abdul Rasheed Bello celebrated a new age with friends and family.Married to popular Nigerian actress Funke Akindele, they recently welcome their twin babies recently.Here are some pictures from the party.

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By Glam & Essence Eric Ronald Holder Jr., who is accused of killingf rapper, Nipsey Hussle,was arraigned today,.in the company of his Attorney ,Christopher Darden on April 4, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. The Grammy-nominated artist, Nipsey Hussle, was gunned down in broad daylight in front of The Marathon Clothing store he founded in 2017, on the day he was

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By Glam & Essence Africa’s preferred smartphone maker, TECNO Nigeria, has released a new smartphone series, the SPARK 3. As the third in the SPARK series, the device will make possible, better pictures with bright and clear selfies, as it comes upgraded with AI Technology to light up your smartphone experience. The launch event held on the 2nd of April

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By Glam & Essence The Nigdriz Police Force have dismissed Ogunyemi Olalekan, a police inspector involved in the killing of Kolade Johnson. Olalekan was found guilty after an orderly room trial that started on Monday.The story relayed was that Kolade was hit and killed by a stray bullet during a raid by the anti-cultism unit of the police command at

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By Jombo Uche Popular Comedian and actor, Funnybone has opened on his career. According to him,”I will speak for myself , I really don’t make profits from my shows (Funnybone untamed), rather, the show puts you on the map ,it gives you a edge that opens up opportunities for you ,people get to know you are still here. I am

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Comedian, Mr Patrick Turns 40

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By Jombo Uche Popular comedian, Mr Patrick is 40 today,and he has rolled out the drums to celebrate with a comedy concert in 4 major cities in America. (Dallas, Philadelphia, Houston and Atlanta) The birthday comedy concert will also hold in Ontario ,Canada. The grand finale will be his first International major concert taking place at the indigi 02 Arena,

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By Glam & Essence Aside reducing the processing times in acquiring passports, the government has increased the validity of Ghanaian passports from 5 to 10 years.Today, Foreign Minister Shirley Botchwey has signed a visa-free travel policy with the United States on behalf of all Ghanaians.By this new policy, holders of Ghanaian passports without any criminal records are entitled to visit

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Gov Wike Re-elected ln Rivers State

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By Jombo Uche The long awaited guber election result for Rivers State has finally been announced .Governor Nyeesom Wike of Rivers State has been re-elected for another four years.It will be recalled that the governorship elections of March 9th was earlier suspended in the State, due to violence among other issues.INEC Returning Officer in the State ,Prof Teddy Adias formally

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By Glam & Essence Fans of Pop star, Britney Spears were shocked by the news that she has been admitted to a mental health facility. The reports about her says Britney has been depressed by her dad’s illness. Julius Spears has had two surgeries to correct major issues with his intestines and colon, after his colon spontaneously ruptured last year. As

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By Glam & Essence Multitalented actress and singer, Bisola Aiyeola has just dropped another single titled, “The good old days”. This is coming after the success of her  first song, “Controllable.” She currently has a flourishing career in the movie industry and has been on many TV commercials as well. She is among the successful Big Brother Housemates on the account

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By Glam & Essence Comedian, Ali Baba is known for his usual write up about various issues affecting the Nigerian society. On Tuesday, the comedian took his time to explain what jealousy really means and the harm it can do to a person if the trait is not curtailed. Hear him:Very often you get to hear this line ,“I love

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Access Bank Unveils New Logo

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe On sunday 31 march,3019,Access Bank Plc officially announced the launching of its operation as a new entity by unveiling its new logo, after its merger with Diamond Bank. Following the legal completion of the merger on March 19, the newly launched Access Bank is now one entity, with 28,000 staff across 600 branches and 29 million

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By Glam & Essence A suspect,29-year-old Eric Holder has been named in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle, who died following gun shot to the head and torso.The Los Angeles Police Department announced this Monday night shortly after a memorial to the rapper ended in a stampede that injured multiple people, including two critically. Eric is wanted for homicide, the LAPD announced

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Ambode Mourns The Loss Of Pa Fasinro

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By Glam & Essence Posted on April 1, 2019  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has joined many Nigerians mourning the death of a founding father of Lagos State, Pa Hassan Fasinro. Popularly called HAB, Pa Fasinro, a Senator in the Second Republic and the first Clerk of Lagos City Council,died on Sunday evening after a brief illness.  He would have

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By Glam & Essence The American wife of Prince Harry, 37-year old Meghan Markle has broken a four-decade tradition by not wanting to give birth at the London hospital where many royal babies, including her husband, Britain’s Prince Harry, were born, The Sun newspaper reported on Sunday (March 31). Meghan and Harry, who married last year, are expecting their first

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Uduak lsong Celebrates

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By Jombo Uche Season film maker and scriptwriter, Uduak lsong is a year old today. The beautiful mother of two has joined the club of 40 today. Uduak has won several awards both home and abroad ,including the Commonwealth short story prize. She is also best known for the comedy films, Okon ln Lagos and its sequel ,Okon Goes To

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Mercy Chinwo Wins Awards

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By Jombo Uche Gospel artiste and rave of the moment,Mercy Chinwo has won four awards in one event at the just concluded African Gospel Award Festival event that held in Ghana. The categories includes New Gospel Artiste of the year, Female Gospel Artiste of the year, Best Worship Song of the year,” Excess love “. Her manager went home with

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By Jombo Uche Richard Nnadi, owner of the Escape Night club has been trending on the social media for a while, starting from his viral video calling out his debtors, who are owing the club over 120 million naria. As a result, the club has shut down its operations . The debtors Includes celebrities like, ex big brother star and

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By Glam & Essence A move is being made by Chief Don Obot Etiebet through the court to stop Access and Diamond Banks merger over fraud allegations Chief Don Obot Etiebet, who is also a shareholder at Access Bank Plc has dragged the two banks before a Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to stop the process on

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Buhari Meets CAN Leadership ln Aso Rock

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting between the president and the CAN leadership was held behind closed doors at the Council Chamber of the State House. The religious leaders were in the

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By Glam & Essence American Rapper, Shawn Carter, who answers Jay-Z, as his stage name, would receive the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)’s Presidential Award on Saturday. The award would form part of the activities marking NAACP’s 50th anniversary. It would be in recognition of Jay-Z’s special achievements and distinguished public service. The NAACP’s president, Mr

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Top Nollywood actress and film producer,Kate Henshaw writes a long inspirational message on her page today, urging fans to lead intentional lives instead of living by chance. The fitness expert also says she’s free to be who she wants, not caring about people’s opinion of how she chooses to live her life.

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Unilag Awards Helen Paul a Ph.D

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe Nigerian comedienne and media personality, Helen Paul has been awarded a Ph.D by the University of Lagos and she has invited everyone for her convocation set to hold on the 4th of April. The comic act who is popular for her funny videos appreciates her husband, supervisor and everyone who has supported her through this journey.

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By Glam & Essence Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and President, Africa region of the world crafts council (WCC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has been appointed Chairman, Africa-China Exchange Society (ACCAES). Otunba Runsewe was chosen by the global body for his visionary leadership in fronting Africa Arts and Crafts, as well as for driving an excellent cultural

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By Jombo Uche The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the victory of Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election held in Ekiti State. A three-man panel of the court, in unanimous judgment on Thursday evening, dismissed the appeal by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election. Kolapo Olusola,

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PDP Wins Adamawa Governorship Election

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By Glam & Essence The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ahmadu Fintiri winner of the Adamawa State governorship election. Returning officer for the election, Andrew Haruna made the declaration at the INEC office in Yola, the state capital, on Friday morning. Haruna said the PDP candidate scored 376,552 votes to beat Jibrila Bindow, candidate of the All Progressives

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Court Orders lfeanyi-Ubah To Be Prosecuted

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By Jombo Uche A federal high court in Awka, Anambra state capital, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute Ifeanyi Ubah, Senator-elect of Anambra-South and M.N Umenweke, the returning officer, over criminal allegations levelled against them in the February 23 election. The order came following an application sought from the court by Chris Uba, senatorial candidate of

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By Glam & Essence The mystery of why Pope Francis repeatedly withdrew his right hand as a long line of people bowed and tried to kiss it this week has been resolved. “It was a simple question of hygiene,” Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti told reporters on Thursday after he asked the pope directly. Gisotti explained that there were many people

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has revoked the bail earlier granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. The order was giving by a judge, Binta Nyako, on Thursday.She also directed that a bench warrant should be issued for Mr Kanu’s arrest. The court said it has given

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Photo News: Bola Tinubu Celebrated @67

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By Glam & Essence National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu turned 67 today.To celebrate the day, a colloqium was held in his honour at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Present at the gathering were very important political, business and social figures in the country, led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,who represented President Muhammadu Buhari.

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By Glam & Essence Daughter of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC and Permanent chairman Lagos State Markets Board ,Mrs Folashade Tinubu Ojo has ordered the closure of the market on the expansive grounds of the Lagos International Trade Fair complex. Having succeeded her grandmother ,Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji as the Iyaloja General of Nigeria,Shade seem set to

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By Glam & Essence Manchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their new manager on a permanent basis. Solskjaer, initially an interim replacement for Jose Mourinho in December, has signed a three-year deal with Manchester United Football Club.

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By Glam & Essence The Mayor of the city of Florida, Mayor Wayne Messam has joined the growing list of presidential candidates for the 2020 presidential election in America . Mayor Wayne Messam,a black American has lived in Miramar for 18  years. A first-generation American, Wayne was the first of his parents’ children born in the United States. He was raised

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By Glam & Essence Star singer , Tiwa Savage, who is still on a music break weights into the ” Fuck you song challenge” .ln the song ,she said ,”bobo, you get no shame,when we dey waka for studio to studio ,you dey look for Fame,two can play that game”.This is part of the lyrics of the song.She said, Mr

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By Glam & Essence The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Akwa Ibom State, says it would not issue a certificate of return to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, who won the just concluded House of Assembly election for Essien Udim State Constituency. Except for this particular area – Essien Udim State Constituency – the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won

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‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett will not be prosecuted by Cook County State Attorney’s Office for allegedly faking a hate crime. It’s however unclear why the court decided not to proceed with the prosecution. OTuesday,Jussie said he felt vindicated after a stunning reversal by the Cook County State Attorney’s Office to drop all charges against him in an alleged hate crime hoax. Smollett was accused of faking

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STARS OF THE 2019 ELECTIONS

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By By Ivor Ekpe OUT OF PROBABLY THE MOST INTRIGUING ELECTIONS ever to be held in NIGERIA, some EMERGED as Superstars who hold the future of much of our POLITICS, set the Standards, faced the Demons and won, beat the Odds, lost their Bids, but can SHAPE the country going forward. HERE ARE SOME I PARTICULARLY found to have created

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Ethiopian Airline Wins Award

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By Glam & Essence Ethiopian Airlines was honoured for its excellence at the recent Africa CEO Forum, hosted in Rwanda. Every year, the Africa CEO Forum celebrates the best of African business. On 25 March 2019, at the Africa CEO Forum awards, Ethiopian Airlines won “African Champion of the Year”. The win comes after Ethiopian Airlines has been under great

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Glam & Essence As the race to who succeed Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State was gathering momentum sometimes in 2018, the names of some politicians were still found wanting and scarce in the political space. Many were thrown into huge surprise as the name of the oil magnate, Prince Dapo Abiodun surfaces around August, 2018. To some, he’s not

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By Adebanke Afeez International breaks are period for European clubs to plan ahead of the forthcoming season, with lot of Club already making new signings, others looking to re-strategise, strengthen and add to their squad, it is only normal to hear of various speculations of players transfer and intent to join other clubs or extend their contracts. Here are some

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YouTube Celebrates Burna Boy

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By Glam & Essence On Tuesday,YouTube launched its spotlight story documentary on Nigerian Afro-fusion singer and songwriter, Damini Ogulu, professionally known as Burna Boy. According to Addy Awofisayo, YouTube Content Partnership Manager, Sub- Saharan Africa, Burna Boy had become one of the leading musical voices on the African continent and an international YouTube sensation.She said Burna Boy catapulted to fame

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By Glam & Essence Teniola Apata aka Teni Makanaki and indigenous rapper and hit maker Phyno have been made the latest brand ambassadors of ”Tom Tom”. The musicians disclosed the good news on their pages. Who says Hard Work doesn’t pay? results always speaks for itself.

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By Jombo Uche Nigerian comedian, MC Shakara just survived a ghastly car accident with his car today.According to the humour merchant in a video he just posted on his social media,” he said, “l was coming back from Cubana night club , so on getting to Agugi junction in lekki Epe expressway, I saw a black horse crossing the road

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Waje Announces Plans To Quit Music

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By Glam & Essence Afro-soul star, Aituaje Iruobe aka Waje is planning to quit music professionally.This much Waje revealed in a viral video.According to her , the high cost of publicity and low purchase rates of her album are a major reason for considering quitting. She said, “After everybody shouted ‘Waje, your last album was how many years ago, please

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Ifeanyi Ubah Joins APC

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By Glam & Essence After denying the story making the rounds that he was planning to dump his party, the newly elected senator, Ifeanyi Ubah, who won the senatorial election for Anambra south on the platform of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) has decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Adams Oshiomhole,the National Chairman of the APC, has announced

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By Susan Eyo Ikpe The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor

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ISIS Will Be Gone By Tonight – Trump

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By Glam & Essence President of the United States of America, Domeald Trump showed a map of Syria and Iraq as he spoke to reporters before leaving the White House yesterday, to visit the Lima Army Tank Plant in Lima, Ohio. According to him,ISIS is down to its last scrap of territory and it will be “gone by tonight.” President

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By Glam & Essence Charles Oputa, popularly called Charly Boy, has dismissed allegations by political activist, Deji Adeyanju , that he(Charley Boy) collected money from the presidency. Adeyanju had alleged that Charly Boy collected the money to attack the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, before the February 23 polls. He claimed that CharlyBoy had confessed

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By Glam & Essence The organiser of Big Brother Naija, Multichoice, has released the names of shortlisted housemates for this year’s reality show. According to a statement on its website, Multichoice listed 10 names, saying: “Meet the #BBNaija Contestant Candidates! “For the next 10 days you have the power to vote in a hopeful contestant candidate into the the 2019

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EU fines Google €1.49bn

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By Glam & Essence The European Commission is fining Google 1.49 billion Euros (1.7 billion dollars) for breaching EU competition rules by abusing its dominant position with its AdSense third-party search advertising service, the bloc announced on Wednesday. “Google has cemented its dominance in online search adverts and shielded itself from competitive pressure,’’ EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said. Vestager

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By Glam & Essence English actor, producer, musician, DJ, rapper and ”Luther” series star, Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE, popular as Idris Elba, and his actress, model fiancee, Sabrina Dhowre have plans in order for their big day already. The couple met and started dating in 2017, while Elba was shooting a love story, ”The Mountain Between Us” also starring Kate

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Jimi Agbaje Quits PDP

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By Glam & Essence The People Democratic Party Governorship Candidate of Lagos state Jimi Agbaje has dumped the People Democratic Party over an unresolved disagreement between him and the leadership of the party in the state. In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos,Agbaje revealed that it is necessary for him to leave this party after a series of

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By Glam & Essence Super Eagles and Shanghai Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo has revealed why he refused to join Barcelona in the January transfer window. The China-based forward was linked with a possible move to the La Liga giants, Barcelona, but the transfer fell through. The former Watford man ended up joining Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. Ighalo said he turned down

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the presentation of Certificate of Return to winners of last Saturday National Assembly elections across the country. The presentation is being done in Abuja where all winners of the elections are gathered to receive their certificates from INEC. INEC’s chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yusuf has already addressed the gathering of senators-elect and house

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By Glam & Essence President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday sympathised with families of victims who lost their lives in the three-storey building that collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city. Naija News had reported earlier that the building located at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10 am. The school was said to be on the last floor. No fewer than twelve (12) persons, including nine children,

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By Glam & Essence Popular Nigerian singer, Iyanya during a recent interview with Bolanle Olukanni spoke about his fallout with Ubi Franklin. He took time out to speak on his reason to join Mavin records and his relationship with Freda Francis. When asked what led to his departure from Made Men Music MMM, Iyanya said: “What people don’t know is, I didn’t sell

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By Glam & Essence Popular Akwa Ibom singer, Mc Galaxy has reacted to the controversy that trailed a video of him asking girls to dance naked for N50,000. Some Nigerians slammed the singer online on Sunday after an Instagram video of him asking ladies to strip naked for N50,000 went viral. In the viral live Instagram video which has since stirred reactions from celebrities

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By Glam & Essence The Kano State Police Command has cleared the state Deputy Governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, who was taken to the CID unit of the command in the early hours of Monday over alleged disruption of results collation process for Saturday’s gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections. Gawuna, who is also the running mate to the incumbent governor and

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By Glam & Essence The outgoing Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and his party,the All Progressives Congress, APC have congratulated the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Seyi Makinde, who was declared winner of Saturday’s keenly contested election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. In a congratulatory message, Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr

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By Glam & Essence United Nations staff in Ethiopia gathered on Monday at the UN Conference Centre for a minute of silence and a flag lowering ceremony in memory of the 19 United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 Sunday. The solemn gathering was led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Aeneas

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The House of Assembly candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC), Honourable Ezekiel Afon has died. According to  those  close to the late policitian, Hon. Afon died few hours after winning the seat for the Pengana Constituency into the Plateau State House of Assembly. He was said to have  been ill before the election and died on a day that

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By Glam & Essence Tension arose over the  governorship election results from Ideato South local government, in lmo State, where Governor Rochas Okorocha hails from.It brought the collation of governorship election results in Imo to an abrupt end on Monday morning. Problem started when the local government collation officer and the electoral officer (EO) for Ideato South came out to

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By Glam & Essence Dapo Abiodun Wins Over Amosun’s Annoited Candidate, Akinlade It is a laugh at last for Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has emerged winner of the 2019 governorship. The Returning Officer, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who announced the result and declared Abiodun winner, said the APC governorship candidate polled 241,670 votes to defeat the candidate