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Get Ready! The Experience 11 is Set to Reveal Jesus in a new dimension – Frank Edwards, Travis Greene, Tope Alabi, Micah Stampley, Cece Winans, Donnie Mcclurkin & more to minister | Friday, December 2nd

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The brand called ‘The Experience‘ can hardly be termed new to the ears of Nigerians. It sparks excitement, faith and anticipation every time it is mentioned. For a decade, the experience, hosted by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, has served as a gateway to the secret place of the Most High for Christians and non-Christians alike. It has commanded the desire of Nigerians and foreigners to praise, pray and worship like they can nowhere else. When it debuted in December 2006, it was mostly thought of as an over excited gathering of Christians who would soon lose their spark. Although 70,000 people gathered to praise that year, it was hardly impressed in their hearts that it would metamorphose into something bigger in the coming years. But then such is the hand work of the Most High God; using the little things to make the most incredible impact.

Exclusive photos from Don Jazzy's surprise birthday party last night

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Friends and colleagues of Nigeria's most accomplished music producer, Don Jazzy, threw him a surprise birthday party last night at Escape. The guest list included Iyanya, Dr. Sid, Reekado Banks and more. All preparations and the guest list were kept top-secret leaving Don Jazzy surprised but the biggest highlight of the night was the presentation of Don Jazzy with a bottle of the John Walker & Sons Private Collection 2015 Edition. Don Jazzy will be one of 100 people in Nigeria to own a bottle that cost N500,000.                                                                    See more photos after the cut...

Peter Okoye & Falz land New Endorsement Deals as Merrybet Ambassadors

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Music stars Peter Okoye of PSquare and Falz aka FalzTheBahdGuy have just been signed on as brand ambassadors for sports betting brand, Merrybet Gold Limited. The two artists join Orezi who was signed earlier and just had his contract renewed. Promo photos after the cut...

Falz & Simi’s New Promo Photos are Fire!

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Simi and Falz are getting us warmed up for their upcoming joint EP with some hot photos. They’ve already worked together on hits Soldier, JAMB Question (Remix), so we can’t wait to see what else they have in store.

Stylish 86-year-old grandma just got married and she made a gorgeous bride!

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It is never too late to find love! 86-year-old Nana Millie-Morrison tied the knots with the love of her life, Harold Morrson, 85, in a Newark, New Jersey ceremony on October 16th, in front of 200 family and friends.



Her wedding photos has been circulating since they were posted on Facebook, with many, including Kelly Rowland, complimenting her timeless beauty and sense of style.

Millie, who was a model in the 1950s, wore a beautiful purple wedding dress which she designed with designer Marco Hall. Her granddaughter Khadijah Elkharbibi told The Huffington Post that all the guests...especially the groom were completely blown away when she appeared.

Countdown to #MTVMAMAs! Wizkid, Falz, Patoranking, Sarkodie, Simi & More at the MAMAs 2016 Press Conference

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Yemi Alade One more day till we get to see some of our favourite stars perform at the 2016 MTV MAMAs and even more amazing artists walk away with their awards of recognition. A press conference was held in South Africa today to officially announce the new hosts for the show and some of the performing artists for tomorrow night got to tell the press what to anticipate. See the photos after the cut.

Man reportedly collapsed after his salary was slashed from N18,000 to N5,000 in Kebbi State

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According to a Facebook user, Na-Allah Mohammed Zagga, who posted the photo today, October 21, the man pictured from Warra, Kebbi, reportedly collapsed in reaction to the slashing of his salary from N18, 000 to five thousand Naira by the Ngaski Local Government Council of Kebbi State. He wrote:
Look at what our so-called democracy has done to him! The man in this picture was trying to pull himself together after he collapsed in reaction to the slashing of his salary from N18,000 to five thousand naira by the Ngaski Local Government Council of Kebbi State. The poor Nigerians are the guinea pigs of economic sacrifices brought on by the recession. Why are the so-called elected leaders not making substantial and significant sacrifices to reflect our economic realities?

Kenya Releases 7,000 Prisoners to Make Room for Corruption Offenders

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday announced the release of 7,000 prison inmates to make room for corruption offenders. Kenyatta said on National Heroes’ Day that the ones to be released have been convicted of minor offences and are close to the end of their jail terms.

LIST OF PROPERTIES AVAILABLE FOR SALE

One (1) plot of fenced land at University View Estate opposite Lagos Business School (LBS) Lekki-Ajah.
Title: signed unregistered Deed of Assignment with Olumegbon Family.
Price: N18,000,000.00 (Eighteen Million Naira).

A ½ plot of land with fully completed three (3) bedroom flat at Peace Estate off Cardoso Road, Baruwa Inside, Ipaja, Lagos.
Title: Family Receipt with Deed of Assignment
Price: N4,000,000.00 (Four Million Naira).

A plot of land comprises two three (3) bedroom flats of one storey building and a three (3) bedroom flat bungalow at Peace Estate off Cardoso Road, Baruwa Inside, Ipaja, Lagos.
Title: Family Receipt with Deed of Assignment.
Price: N23,000,000.00 (Twenty-Three Million Naira).

A full vacant plot of land at Federal Housing Estate, Shagari, Ipaja, Lagos at a strategic location.
Title: Federal Government Allocation (title of ownership with Federal Housing Authority - FHA).
Price: N27,000,000.00 (Twenty Seven Million Naira).

A plot of land with three (3) bedroom fl…

“Dreams do come true”! Sneak Peek of Linda Ikeji’s New Office Space as she Expands her Business

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Blogger Linda Ikeji is taking her business to the next level. A couple of days ago news surfaced that she was remodeling her new office space with plans to expand from an online blog to Linda Ikeji Studios, Linda Ikeji TV and Linda Ikeji Radio. The celeb blogger has confirmed the news and also shared a couple of sneak peek photos of what her new office looks like.

Jidenna signs Groundbreaking Deal for the Launch of his Album “Long Live The Chief” | Set to Tour Africa & Document his Homecoming Journey to Nigeria

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Jidenna has signed a groundbreaking deal with not one, not two, but three giant music houses for the launch and distribution of his debut album “Long Live The Chief”. He has signed a deal with Epic Records, Sony Music West Africa and Sony Music South Africa. The three music houses will push his album to ensure a global experience. Jidenna will tour Africa continent for a series of exclusive performances, album release parties and the filming of a BBC documentary, which will chronicle his homecoming journey to Nigeria. Speaking on the album, Jidenna says “The record as a whole represents all my experiences of the many worlds I’ve lived in and traveled through from Lagos to Los Angeles.

Man Allegedly Kills Wife’s Lover After He Caught Them In His Room

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Ezekiel and Juliet The police in Ogun state has arrested a man and his wife for allegedly killing his wife’s lover, Victor Olatundun, after he caught them having sex on their matrimonial bed. PUNCH reports that the man, Ezekiel Igbokwe, 32, allegedly committed the offence at about 12AM at Peace Lodge on Itura Street, Awa Ijebu, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The duo were among the 23 suspects paraded at the Ogun State Police Command headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, on Thursday, for various offences ranging from murder to illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Igbokwe, who said he is a businessman, told journalists that he committed the offence out result of anger and did not intend to kill the man.

Photos from Seyi and Layal Tinubu's destination wedding in Italy

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Seyi and Layal Tinubu had their white wedding at Lake Como, Italy on August 10th. 
More photos from the wedding after the cut.

Vector & Beverly Naya are on the Cover of Impelling Africa Magazine’s Latest Issue

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Rapper Vector tha viper and screen sensation Beverly Naya team up to grace the cover of the fourth edition of Impelling Africa. As is Impelling Africa’s culture, Impelling Africa brings you compelling interviews about Vector and Beverly’s stories and journey to success.

#IYD2016: “The government belongs to you” – Read President Buhari’s Letter to Nigerian Youths on International Youth Day 2016

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The International Youth Day (IYD) is an awareness day designated by the United Nations to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. President Muhammadu Buhari, in his letter to the Nigerian Youth said that the government it committed to improving the quality of life of the youths and create opportunities for them to achieve their goals.

Noble Igwe plays the Perfect Muse in Yomi Casual’s “5 Shades of Noble” Collection | Lookbook

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For its new collection, Nigerian design label Yomi Casual selected Nigerian entrepreneur and fashion enthusiast Noble Igwe as the star of the lookbook. According to a rep for the label, the “prêt-à-porter pieces with uncommon designs for men were created with a little fashion-forward approach making the outfits more interesting with texture and depth.” Yomi Casual is famous for selecting some of your favourite celebs including Desmond Elliot, Ebube Nwagbo and Uti Nwachukwu to model its collections. On his choice of Noble Igwe for this collection titled “5 shades of Noble”, the label’s creative director, Yomi Makun, says “Noble is well known for his inimitable smartness. His outfits are always on point and his personal style is so versatile that he can rock just anything. The star modelled the YC outfits like no one can.”

61-year-old Kenyan Coach sent home from #RiOlympics2016 after posing as Athlete

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A Kenyan athletics coach has been sent home from the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio in Brazil, after posing as an athlete and giving a urine sample. Kenyan team officials said sprint coach John Anzrah “presented himself” as 800 metres medal hopeful Ferguson Rotich and “even signed the documents” for the doping test. “We cannot tolerate such behaviour,” said Kip Keino, chairman of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya.

Falz & Seyi Shay cover Complete Fashion Magazine’s Latest Issue

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Music stars Falz and Seyi Shay are the cover stars of the latest issue of Complete Fashion magazine. The magazine focuses on the evolution of both stars and how far they have come from where they started. The cover is so bright and colorful. Check them out below:

NOUN to Replace Textbooks with Tablet Computers

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The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is working toward producing its course materials as tablet computers rather than textbooks, its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdalla Adamu, has said. Adamu disclosed this while receiving Irina Bokova, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Director-General, who paid him a courtesy call on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the largest area of support that UNESCO gives to NOUN is the Open Education Resource (OER). “The OER is an online repository of a huge number of resources in education and the beauty of it is that they are free and anybody can access them. When NOUN eventually matures to a package called iNOUN, we will produce our materials as tablets rather than as textbooks. Virtually all the OERs will be downloaded on the tablet so that people will take them along wherever they are. They do not need to have internet access in order to have access to OER; this is one area that UNESCO has been extremely dyn…

Jidenna, Wale, Prince & Jay Z – This is what President Obama’s Summer 2016 Playlist looks like

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In 2015, President Obama released his first Summer playlist on Spotify and yesterday he released the Summer 2016 edition. His playlists are a mix of the new, the old and the very old, just what you’d expect from a man who has ‘lived’and is arguably the coolest president ever! We say playlists because there’s a daytime and a nighttime playlist, with songs from our Nigerian brothers Wale and Jidenna, other favourites like Janet Jackson, Janelle Monáe, Mary J. Blige to oldies like Nina Simone, Billie Holidayand Prince. The perfect mix of crazy, sexy, cool – find the lists after the cut.

Donald Trump accuses President Obama of being the 'founder of ISIS and Hillary Clinton, the co-founder'

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Donald Trump on Wednesday, accused President Barack Obama of founding the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, ISIS. The Republican candidate emphasized the president's full legal name: Barack Hussein Obama, in the latest attack on the White House campaign trail. "In many respects, you know, they honour President Obama," Trump said during a raucous campaign rally outside Fort Lauderdale, Florida. "He is the founder of ISIS." He repeated the allegation three times.
"He's the founder of ISIS, okay?" he added. "He's the founder. He founded ISIS."
Trump has long blamed Obama and his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for pursuing Middle East policies that created a power vacuum in Iraq that was exploited by ISIL. He has sharply criticised Obama for announcing that he would pull US troops out of Iraq, a decision that many Obama critics say created the kind of instability in which groups such as ISIL thrive.

FG Signs MoU on Warri-Abuja Rail Project

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MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION, CHIBUIKE AMAECHI (L) EXCHANGING A SIGNED AGREEMENT FOR THE COMPLETION OF WARRI-ALADJA- ITAPKE-AJAOKUTA-BARO-ABUJA (CENTRAL) RAILWAY LINE WITH THE VICE PRESIDENT, CHINESE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (CRCC), CHEN XIAO XING (2ND-L) 5658/12/8/2016/BJO/NAN The Federal Government on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) on the completion of Warri-Ajaokuta-Itakpe-Baro-Abuja railway line. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, signed the agreement on behalf of the Federal Government while Chen Xiao Xing, Vice President of CRCC, signed for the company in Abuja.

Photos: President Buhari Meets Joseph Yobo and Other Ogoni Leaders

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, met with a delegation of Ogoniland traditional rulers. The delegation was led led by HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, Gbenemene Tai Kingdom. Among the delegation were former Super Eagles’ captain, Joseph Yobo who was recently conferred with a chieftaincy title – the Mene Aborlo 1 of Ogoniland- and HRM King (Dr) W.S. Joshua Igbugburu X, CON (JP), Ibenanawei of Bodo Kingdom Yobo noted that the visit was connected to the ongoing efforts by the President to clean up the environmentally devastated region. Buhari also affirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to fulfilling the promise of cleaning, securing, and empowering the Niger Delta. He posted on his Twitter handle: Muhammadu Buhari ✔@MBuhari Our commitment to cleaning, securing and empowering the Niger Delta is genuine. We made a promise, we will fulfill it.

Photos: Search for oil begins in the Northern region

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Barely two weeks after the group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru, disclosed that President Buhari had ordered the corporation to intensify its search for oil in the North East region, oil explorers and their machines have landed the region and are currently searching for oil.

17-year-old Miss World Australia Finalist Dies in Hospital after Auto Crash

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Elyse Miller-Kennedy A 2016 Miss World Australia finalist has tragically died following a head-on car crash with two French tourists who were reportedly driving on the wrong side of the road. The beauty pageant organisers said that the 17-year-old, Elyse Miller-Kennedy, Queensland State’s entrant to the 2016 Miss World pageant, died on Thursday night after being hospitalised for over a week with critical head, chest and torso injuries.

Man in Court for Allegedly beating his wife to Death After she refused him Sex

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An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ has ordered the remand of 42-year-old Josiah in prison custody for allegedly beating his wife to death. The prosecutor, Sgt. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the accused committed the offence on July 3 at Erio-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. He said that the accused, on the said date, unlawfully caused the death of his wife, Julianah by beating her to death.

Two new cases of Polio recorded in Borno state

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Barely two weeks after Nigeria celebrated two years free of Polio disease, two new cases of the viral disease have reportedly been recorded in Gwarzo and Jere Local Government Areas of Borno State.

According to the Guardian, the new cases were recorded on August 10th. Officials of the Federal Ministry of Health Abuja have however refused to comment on the incident which will ultimately dash Nigeria's hope of being certified Polio-free by the World Health Organisation next year.

Changing Negative Perceptions – CNN African Voices interviews Top Nigerian Graffiti Artist Osa Seven

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Back in the day, graffiti was seen as a something miscreants who had nothing else to do engaged in. They were seen as nuisances who defaced prized properties. But one man is changing that narrative. His name? Osa ‘Osa Seven’ Okunkpolor. The Urban GFX and Graffiti Artist was recently featured in an interview with CNN African Voices where he discussed amongst other things his passion for telling stories using contemporary art. Watch his CNN African Voices interview HERE Osa who has created art for Multinationals like Guinness Nigeria, Kia, Globacom, MTVBase, Diageo, Chicken Republic, Live Mechanic, and Empire Mates Entertainment could also be called a philanthropist. He is a Co-founder of the ‘7th Element Project’ which aims to help artists in Nigeria publicize, commercialize and monetize their work but he doesn’t stop there.

Photos: Lagos state government launch first ever Medical Helicopter emergency service In Nigeria

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Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, commissioned the first ever medical helicopter emergency service in Nigeria yesterday. The commissioning of the helicopter pad took place at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital LASUTH.

FG Replies U.S, Says every State in Nigeria is Safe

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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed The Federal Government said on Thursday that every state in the country is safe, contrary to a recent negative report by the U.S. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this in Abuja when he received in audience a delegation from the Association of Tourism Practitioners of Nigeria (ATPN). Mohammed said that the advisory published by the U.S., which was awash in national dailies declaring 20 Nigerian states “unsafe and completely no go area”, was not correct.

“It will be a big relief for me to exit his house” – Woman says as Court Dissolves 83-day old Marriage in Ibadan

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A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Wednesday dissolved an 83-day-old marriage between one Pa Alowonle, 70 and his wife, Idia, for deception. Alowonle, a surveyor was a widower before he married Idia, who was a widow. The President of the court, Hentic Agbaje, held that both Alowonle and Idia based their rush into marriage on infatuation and the urge to satisfy their selfish ambitions.

Kendall Jenner scores her very first Vogue Magazine US Cover (Photos)

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Model Kendall Jenner is the cover star for the September 2016 issue of Vogue Magazine. She shared a photo of her cover for the prestigious fashion magazine via Instagram and wrote, 
"In a room with a bunch of people I love, looking at this cover made me cry. I f**king did it. September Vogue. this is the coolest thing ever! can't thank you enough Anna, for giving me the honor." Read her interview here,...See photos from the inside spread after the cut.

Access Bank Unveils Paywithcapture 5.0 – One App, Many Bank Cards, Endless Possibilities | Photos

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Have you ever wondered why we carry so many bank cards around? Orange cards, yellow cards, blue cards, red cards. It’s becoming overwhelming! And let’s not get started on the number of banking apps most people have on their phones alone. Thankfully, all this is about to change with the new Paywithcapture 5.0 app, launched by Access Bank this Tuesday. Described as “the app that will replace your bank”, the 5.0 version provides a wide range of banking options and payment channels for you to choose from. First, users can now link a limitless number of bank cards both local and international and operate from each card at any given time.  This means flatter wallets and more phone storage space for the average Nigerian, with a more seamless banking experience to look forward to. Paywithcapture 5.0 also enables users to make instant money transfers to any bank account or just with your phone number, quick bill payments (minus the N100 fee banks charge) and track spending with the personal finan…

UK launches 24-hour visa application service in Nigeria

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The United Kingdom has launched a service in Nigeria that will enable Nigerians process their UK visas within 24 hours. ‎This was disclosed in a statement posted on the British High Commission's website on August 10th.‎ The British High Commissioner, Paul Arkwright says though the service will cost more, it will help improve the visa service the UK provides in Nigeria
“I am pleased to see the super priority visa service being launched in Nigeria. This comes with an additional cost but is designed to give greater flexibility to our customers and underlines our strong commitment to improving the visa services we offer. 
We expect this new service to be particularly useful for business. We understand that business opportunities and urgent requirements can arise at very short notice. We recognise this and want to facilitate such travel to the UK with this new super-fast service.”‎he said

Flood Renders 801 Persons Homeless in Zamfara

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Sanusi Mohammed, Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Zamafara, on Wednesday said more than 801 persons were displaced by flood in Maru town, Zamfara. In a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Muhammad said the affected persons included 180 women and 621 children. He said 52 houses and farmlands were also destroyed during the disaster which occurred on July 29. The executive secretary also said that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and its counterpart in the state had visited the town. “NEMA and SEMA have visited the affected town and conducted a joint assessment of the disaster. We will forward such assessment to our respective agencies for immediate assistance,” he said.