Bayelsa governor’s wife gives birth to four babies

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The Wife of the Bayelsa Governor, Mrs Rachael Dickson, on Friday gave birth to four babies, a boy and three girls, after 15 years of barrenness. A statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson in Yenagoa, said that Rachael put to bed in the United States of America. According to the statement, the mother and the newborns are doing well. The statement also expressed Governor Dickson’s gratitude to friends, family members and the people of Bayelsa for their...

Over 50,000 tourists expected during Calabar Carnival

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Government says on Thursday it expects over 50,000 tourists from across the world to visit the new Calasvegas tourism city during this year’s Calabar Carnival. Mr George Ekpungu, the Commissioner for New Cities Development, said this while on advocacy visit to traditional rulers and elders of Nsutan community in Calabar South Local Government. He told the traditional leaders that the government would transform the Twins island located in the area into a city, to boost tourism. Ekpungu, ac...

Nigerian orphan is best graduating medical doctor in Sudan

Dr Islamiyat Oluwatoyin Abdulkadir
Dr Islamiyat Oluwatoyin Abdulkadir, who had been orphaned since age six, has emerged the overall best graduating medical student at the International University of Africa, Khartoum, Sudan. Abdulkadir, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), in a telephone interview from Sudan, said her academic achievements so far, seemed like a miracle. “My academic achievement so far till today, seems like a miracle to me. Not only that, my life as a whole, is a pack of miracles,” she said. Abdu...

I was reckless with women in the early years of my marriage — Felix Lebarty

‘LOVER BOY’S’ CONFESSION Self-acclaimed Lover Boy, Felix Lebarty, who shot into national prominence in the 80s, with his debut album titled, “Lover Boy”, is a living testimony of how not to live a life of celebrity. While he was the man of the moment, he fathered 17 children from different women. But since realizing his past mistakes after he embraced Christ and dumped his old lifestyle few years ago, Lebarty is currently enjoying his marriage with the mother of his first-fou...

ntel unveils 2 for 3 promo, eyes Port Harcourt launch

NatCom Development and Investment Company “NatCom” (trading as ntel) has unveiled a two for three data promo for customers who want to enjoy more data for less on its 4G/LTE Advanced network. ntel is offering prospective customers who buy any of the 4G/VoLTE-enabled Tecno Camon C5 or Konka R2 devices the opportunity to enjoy three months data for the cost of two months. Subscribers who visit ntel outlets in Lagos and Abuja will enjoy superfast Internet access and make crystal clear HD calls ...

Brazilian girl shares bedroom photos with Usain Bolt

Brazilian girl with Usain Bolt
After a wild night of partying a twenty-year-old student from Rio has shared photos of what appear to be her with Usain Bolt on the final weekend of the Olympics. Jady Duarte shared WhatsApp pictures that show her wearing a white top while embracing a bare-torsoed Bolt – who has a long-term girlfriend. In one of the photos – which first appeared on several Brazilian websites including El Globo after Duarte shared them with friends – Bolt seems to give Duarte a kiss on the cheek while she loo...

American gay speaks out on marriage to Nigerian partner

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We tried very carefully to make sure this wouldn’t happen. Guests were instructed not to take photos during the ceremony. We were very particular about who was invited. It was a sad added bonus that most of the guests from Nigeria cancelled just 24 hours before the ceremony. On July 30, I married a Nigerian man. Although he is very special to me, he is not famous. He has never done anything to warrant so much media coverage. We had a small ceremony under the leaves of some great old trees on th...

Pictures: Buhari meets Wole Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met the Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka at the State House, Abuja. wole-e1470925250665 (R-L) President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari and Executive Director Tanus Books Ltd, Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi during a meeting at t...

By Anthony Chuka Konwea, P.E.: Imade at War

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Uyi Idemudia, PhD, internationally acclaimed expert in particle physics was born Omoruyi Agbontaen to pagan parents. He had a name change as he was certain from past experience that Americans found it difficult to pronounce his real names. You see before he became third time lucky, he had attempted on two separate occasions to illegally migrate to America. The first time he entered the US, he came in disguised as one of the Boat People – i.e. as a Haitian refugee. The second time he came in b...

Pictures: Bola Tinubu’s son, Seyi , marries heartthrob

Seyi Tinubu, one of the sons of APC chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his fiancée Layal J. Holm are married. They had their court wedding today (Monday) and an engagement party took place at the Oba of Lagos’ palace this afternoon. Present at the occasion were Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, former VP Atiku Abubakar, Ooni of Ife Oba Ogunwusi and his wife Wuraola, amongst others. More