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N4.5billion First African Luxury Hotel (Yacht) On Water’ Disappears From Lagos

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The controversial N4.5 billion Sunborn Yacht Hotel, brought from England and moored on the Lagos waters for over four years, has finally disappeared from the state after the controversies surrounding its ownership.

It will be recalled that the custom built yacht, with 102 elegant suites, arrived the Lagos waters in November 2008 and instantly became a cynosure of all eyes.

Gov. Rochas Okorocha Returns From Medical Trip Abroad

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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday in Owerri, donated N200,000 to Mr Patrick Nnewuihe, the driver of the Mercedes 200 Benz that collided with his motorcade in Orlu on April 12.

Okorocha made the announcement at a news conference shortly after his arrival from Europe where he underwent treatment for the head injury he sustained in the accident.

Burial Pictures Of Ini Edo’s Mother-In-Law

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Over the weekend, Nollywood actress Ini Edo buried her husband’s mother, Mrs Erofoh Ehiagwina in Irrua, Edo State Nigeria.

Ini Edo and her hubby Phillips Ehiagwina and a host of other movie colleagues stormed Edo State to give her late mother-in-law a befitting burial.

Actress Foluke Daramola Wants To Sue The Lady Who Introduced Her To Kayode

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Pastor Olubukola, the first wife of Mr Kayode Salako, had recently said those who conspired to destroy her once happy home will reap the fruits of their labour. Things are already happening.

Few weeks later, the two principal actors, Actress Foluke Daramola and her friend Bukola Fasuyi, are no longer at peace with each other.

Jet Bought With The State Government Money Is Bearing A Bank’s Name, Amaechi Why?

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The crisis rocking the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new twist as the party on Monday, suspended 27 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

The party’s leadership also announced that it has given the state Governor; Rotimi Amaechi, 48 hours to “explain to Rivers people why the jet bought with the state government money is bearing a bank’s name on the documents.”

Hungry Elephant Who Targets Tourists For Their Lunches

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Wild Animals are always wild.

Would you argue if a five-ton bully wanted to make off with your lunch?

Gemunu the elephant is fast becoming notorious at his home in Yala National Park, Sri Lanka, for ambushing wide-eyed tourists and running of with their food.

A recent spate of thefts where he has used his trunk to search cars as they drive through the park have left visitors alarmed by his unruly behaviour.

Belongings Of Late Goldie Will Be Sold Tomorrow

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The family of late Big Brother Africa housemate and Hip hop star, Goldie Harvey on will on Wednesday auction all her belongings.

The family said this in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement signed by the family representative, Deji Adetayo, stated that although the singer did not leave a will, she had had an agreement with her husband, Leonard Harvey to auction her remaining items.

Kim Kardiashian And Her Ex Ray J: Ladies Don’t Allow Your Boyfriend To Record Sexual Acts [Video]

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Is Love blind? As For me love is not blind because GOD is LOVE. Therefore GOD SEES and I know, you have that element of God in you, so you should always see, shine your eyes, don't be cajoled... 

When people claim to be in love they do all sorts of crazy stuffs but, more often than not, those acts have a way of coming back to haunt them. Here in Nigeria, cases of crazy guys posting unclad photos of their ex-lovers and girlfriends on the internet is almost a weekly occurrence.

Ex-Policeman Imprisoned For 45 Years For Stealing Governor’s N50,000 Phone

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In Nigeria, if you not highly placed in the circumference of politics, you suffer a lot when it comes to the discharge of Justice and this is what a young ex-policeman is suffering from. I’m not in supportive of what he did but let Justice be tempered with mercy. After all our Leaders are the worst.
Please, read on… 
A 31-year old ex-policeman, Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court for stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola. Mr Ighodalo had stolen the phone from the Governors pocket on November 27, 2010, when he was being inaugurated at Government Technical College, Osogbo.

Cheetah Attacks Botswana President Ian Khama, Clawed His Face

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A cheetah attack nearly cost Botswana President Ian Khama his eye, members of his presidential office said.

Government spokesman Jeff Ramsey said Khama was attacked last week by a cheetah at the Botswana Defense Force barracks as the animal was being fed in its pen, the Sunday Standard reported Monday.

How To Succeed In Maintaining A Relationship

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Learning how to save a relationship is going to take a certain amount of work – ideally from both partners (but is still achievable if only one partner is initially interested). In this post I am going to lay out a number or things that help in relationship recovery.

You don’t necessarily need all of these to succeed in maintaining the relationship, but each of them in my view has some value, and contributes to the ultimate success in learning how to keep the relationship and staying together ’till death us do part’. 

World's Top Ranked Coaches: Stephen Keshi Ranked 27th, Jose Mourinho is the world’s best

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Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has moved one step on world coaches ranking for the national teams for the month of April. Keshi is rated the 27th best national coach in the world and the fifth best in Africa despite his triumphant run at the last Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Keshi, who has coached in Togo and Mali, finally made an impact with the Super Eagles when he won the Nations Cup, became the second African to win the trophy as captain and a coach after Egypt’s Mahmoud El Gohary, but all that failed to give Keshi a quantum leap on the world rankings.

First Suspended Bridge In Nigeria Built By Governor Fashola

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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde has finished building the first suspension bridge in Nigeria. 

The 1.358km bridge, which will link Ikoyi (Alexander Street) to Lekki (Admiralty Way), cost about N29 billion to build and a toll will be collected to recoup the investment. 

PDP Suspends Governor Amaechi's 27 House Members

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The conspiracy by the Presidency and the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party to cut the Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, to size assumed a dangerous dimension on Monday.

Brimtime.com gathered that in its effort to frustrate Amaechi, who is the chairman of Nigeria's Governors, PDP leadership have turned an unusual searchlight on the state. As you read this, the 27 members of the State House of Assembly loyal to governor Amaechi have all been suspended.

Wedding Pictures Of NBA Star Michael Jordan And Yvette Prieto

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Seven years ago, MJ lost $168 million in a divorce settlement to his ex-wife Juanita Jordan which left folks doubtful that he’d ever walk down the aisle again. However, this past weekend, he decided to give eternal love another chance by marrying his girlfriend of five years, Yvette Prieto.

According to reports, the wedding festivities were held in Palm Beach, Fla. in front of 500 people at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, and an additional 1500 joined them for the reception at a nearby golf club community. It was far from a modest affair with the reception taking place in a 40,000-square foot tent that’s larger than Michael Jordan’s mansion, entertainment that included a performance from Usher, and guests that included sports greats like Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing and Scottie Pippen.

List Of Universities That Receive The Most Government Money [Hopkins University Gets $1.88 Billion]

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The federal government gave out more than $40 billion for research and development (R&D) to universities across the country in fiscal 2011. Universities depend heavily on federal funding, with many of the top programs relying on the government for more than 60% of their R&D budgets. As a result, many research program directors fear that the federal cuts promoted by the sequester will hurt future funding.

A few of the top schools received a disproportionate share of the government’s spending on grants for R&D. Of all 896 schools that received federal money for R&D, approximately 20% of those funds went to just 10 universities, according to a study by the National Science Foundation. Johns Hopkins University alone received nearly $1.9 billion from the federal government in 2011, more than twice as much as any other university in the country. Based on data from the National Science Foundation, these are the 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research an…

9 New Federal Universities In Nigeria

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The New 9 Federal Universities as Announced by President Goodluck Jonathan. These Universities are:

1] Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State. ---North Central.

2] Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State. -------North Central.

Jim Iyke's Girlfriend, Kenturah Hamilton Breaks Up With Him Over Money

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Is it believed that, this is a calculated attempt by a few enemies of popular actor, Jim Iyke to frustrate him and if possible rubbish his growing goodwill, that led to him making millions from his reality show. When did girlfriends start issuing press statements because they have issues with their guy?

Well, this is the dirty "politricks" that is playing out between Jim Iyke's (ex)lover Kenturah Hamilton and those who are known to have raw hatred for Jim Iyke, for whatever reason.

Prophet Tb Joshua Delivered Nollywood Actress, Camilla Mberekpe, From Evil Spirits [Photos And Video]

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Many Nigerians were shocked beyond words on Sunday April 28, 2013, as they watch beautiful Nollywood actress, Camilla Mberekpe, who is popular in acting wicked characters in movies, as she confessed inside Prophet TB Joshua's Synagogue Church in Lagos.

Brimtime gathered that when the evil spirit using her was subdued, the actress started...

Differences Between British And American English

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Britain’s Richest Man Is Arsenal Co-Owner Alisher Usmanov

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The Russian businessman, who has a near-30 per cent stake in the Gunners, advances ahead of QPR investor Lakshmi Mittal and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to top the list.

Arsenal co-owner Alisher Usmanov has been named as the wealthiest man in Britain by The Sunday Times’s annual Rich List.

Obasanjo Challenges Jonathan - Leave Former Ministers Alone, Probe Me Instead

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised the establishment of an agency to protect oil pipelines and described it as corruption in governance.

The former president also said he is ready for a probe of his eight-year administration instead of the present administration descending on his cabinet ministers.

Obama Says, “I Have 99 Problems And Now Jay-Z Is One,”

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The annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner is typically a light-hearted affair, and this year’s installment was no exception. The Dinner tends to serve as an opportunity for the President to show off his sense of humor and pop culture savvy, and with a President as charismatic as Barack Obama, these events tend to be ripe with entertaining moments.

While Obama obviously poked fun at himself and at those right wing media outlets who consistently have derided him throughout his two terms in office, he made sure to offer up enough hip-hop references to have the community talking for quite some time. Prior to the President stepping to the podium, the crowd in attendance was treated to DJ Khaled’s “All I Do Is Win.” Obama clearly enjoyed the moment, even synchronizing his hand gestures to match the chorus.

Leading Goal Scorers In The English Premier League

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Leading English Premier League scorers after Sunday’s matches are the following:

25 goals: van Persie (Manchester United)

23 goals: Suarez (Liverpool)

Mercy Johnson And Husband Dedicate Their Daughter, Purity

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Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson and her husband, Prince Odi Okojie dedicated their daughter, Purity, on Sunday April 28 in church with the reception holding at their residence in Ajah, Lagos.

Congrats!!!

France And Cameroon Paid Boko Haram $3.15 Million To Free French Hostages

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Members of fundamentalist sect Boko Haram were paid an equivalent of around $3.15 million by French and Cameroonian negotiators before freeing seven French hostages this month, a confidential Nigerian government report obtained by Reuters said.

The memo does not say who paid the ransom for the family of seven, who were all released on April 19, although it says Cameroon freed some Boko Haram detainees as part of the deal.

Sound Sultan Says, "I Don’t Want To Charm Too Many Women"

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Lanre Fasasi a.k.a Sound Sultan discusses his career and also sheds light on his personality

You have been on stage for 12 years but you are not as aggressive as some of your colleagues.
It is not the aggression that matters but outliving one’s first performance.  I am happy that after 15 years, I have been able to remain relevant and I am still getting invites to perform at shows.    It is really important for us to bear in mind that humility sustains a successful career.  If you say I am not aggressive, that is because I am just being humble.

How was your tour of the United States of America?

It is very hard to do concerts   internationally— there are lots of heavy-weights involved in the business. You need sponsors too. Right now, I’m trying to put a DVD together.

2013 UTME: Shortage Of Question Papers Witnessed At Exams Centres

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The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was, Saturday, held in Lagos State amid delay in capturing the candidates’ biometric data, malpractices, and shortage of question papers.

The examination started in Yewa Junior High School, Diary Farm, Agege, Ikotun High School, Government Technical College, Ikotun and Igando Community High School, around 10: 00am, an hour behind official starting time.

Sexual Harassment Drove Me Out Of Nollywood - Actress Mary Uranta

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For star of Secret Mission, Mary Data Uranta, her first foray into Nollywood was unpalatable. When she started out as a green horn, it was not easy finding her feet in the industry because most times she ended up with people who were only interested in taking her to bed rather than exploiting her talent.

In an exclusive chat with The Entertainer, the actress opened up on her ordeal in the hands of film producers and declared that the sexual harassment was so much she decided to take a walk from Nollywood. That decision took her to the UK where she studied at the London School of Arts.

9 Jamb Candidates Die In An Auto Crash

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No fewer than nine candidates going to sit for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations today were feared dead in an auto crash on the Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway.

The Public Relations Officer of the Abia State Police Command, Mr Geoffrey Ogbonna, said seven persons, including the driver died instantly while two others died later in hospital. The police did not identify the victims.

NBA Star Michael Jordan And Yvette Prieto Tied The Knot

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After five years of dating, former NBA star Michael Jordan, 50, and his model-fiancée, Yvette Prieto, 35, made it official with a wedding in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday.

Michael Jordan Says ‘I Do’ In Front Of 2,000 Guests And Books Usher As The Wedding Singer

FG Bans Governor Amaechi’s Planefrom Flying In Nigeria Again

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The Federal Government on Saturday intensified its attack on the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, with the National Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, banning the Rivers State-owned bombardier aircraft from flying in Nigeria’s airspace again.

Mr. Amaechi has been having a running battle with the presidency over his stance on major national issues  and his plane was on Friday temporarily prevented  from leaving the Akure Airport. A spokesperson for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,  later told PREMIUM TIMES the plane was blocked from taking off because the pilot failed to declare the flight manifest.

Returning Boss, Jose Mourinho To Receive £120m Transfer Budget

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Chelsea are set to clinch a deal to appoint Jose Mourinho as the permanent managerial successor to interim boss Rafa Benitez.

Blues owner Roman Abramovich has been working behind the scenes to seal the return of the 50 year old Portuguese boss for the best part of two months and the Russian billionaire believes he has all but done the deal to welcome the ‘Special One’ back to Stamford Bridge.

Dagrin’s Mother Is Broke?

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In a special report by Punch Nigeria revealed that Olaonipekun Oladapo’s mother is broke.

Monday made it three years Oladapo Olaonipekun popularly known as Dagrin died in an auto crash. Saturday Beats gathered that three years down the line, the mother of the late rap artiste, Falilat Olaonipekun, is broke. A Blackberry message made the rounds during the week, soliciting support for the deceased’s mother.

Lady Asks For Money After Spending Night With A Guy [Video]

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The guy refused to pay her because 

1. he doesn't pay for sex and 

2. she ate his indomie and egg.

Most Beautiful Woman (Fatima) In The World [Photos]

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Meet the most beautiful woman in the world 2013, Saudi Arabian queen, Fatima Zohar-Godabari.

Fatima Kulsum Zohar Godabari who was once a royal Princess is now an official Queen in Saudi Arabia.

She was recently photographed without niqab covering her face and the pictures were published on the internet, exposing her beautiful facial features to the world for the first time.

Since the release of the pictures, many have argued her to be the most beautiful woman on earth.

More photos below...

Mysteries That Baffle The World [A Must Read]

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A man of 32 years, was smoking, while smoking his cigarette, he puffed out some smoke into the air and said:'God, that's for you.'
He died at the age of 32 of LUNG CANCER in a horrible manner.

The man who built the Titanic
After the construction of Titanic, a reporter asked him how safe the Titanic would be.
With an ironic tone he said: 'Not even God can sink it'
The result: I think you all know what happened to the Titanic

Android Will Never Conquer The World: Iphone Users Are Loyal

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While Google’s Android operating system has a lead over iOS in overall market share, it faces a hard barrier that blocks its ability to expand its lead much further: The loyalty of iOS users. 

AllThingsD points us to a new survey from the Yankee Group showing that 91% of iPhone users plan to buy an iPhone for the next smartphone while just 76% of Android users plan to stick with Android. Granted, this means that the majority of Android users are loyal to their platform but not to the same extent as Apple fans are loyal to the iPhone. Going forward, the Yankee Group thinks that the iPhone will expand its share of the mobile market and overtake Android, although it doesn’t think Android’s current market share will significantly deteriorate. 

Nigerian Student Develops An App That Tracks Power Failure And Tells When To Expect It

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MIT grad student Chidube Ezeozue devotes energy to his fellow Nigerians.

“Electrical outages are a huge problem in Nigeria,” says Ezeozue, who is pursuing dual master’s degrees in MIT’s Technology and Policy Program and in electrical engineering and computer science. “The outages really interrupt everyday life.” 

Nigeria’s supply of electricity is severely limited, resulting in rolling outages: Power is cut off every few hours and redirected to neighborhoods that were previously in the dark. While Nigerians know to expect these power cuts, they rarely know when the outages will happen, or how long they will last. 

Wicked Husband, In-Laws Inject Pregnant Woman With HIV Infected Blood

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In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly injected with HIV infected blood by her husband and in-and failing to get more dowry.

The husband and his parents allegedly did the ghastly deed with the help of a compounder who is also their relative.

Boko Haram Were Paid N500 Million ($3.15 Million) To Free 7 French Hostages

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Boko Haram were paid N500 million ($3.15 million) to free seven French hostages kidnapped in February, a confidential document from the Nigerian government available to Reuters states.

The insurgent group kidnapped the French hostages in Cameroon on February 19 near Wasa National Park in Northern Cameroon, which borders North-Eastern Nigeria.

Omar Borkan Deported From Saudi Arabia For Being ‘Too Handsome ‘[Photos]

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Drop dead gorgeous actor, poet and fashion photographer Omar Borkan Al Gala (pictured above) from UAE was one of the three men ordered to leave a cultural festival early this month in Saudi Arabia and then thrown out of the country because authorities thought their looks could corrupt their young women.

Arabic newspaper Elaph wrote: ‘A festival official said the three Emiratis were taken out on the grounds they are too handsome and that the commission (for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vices) members feared female visitors could fall for them.’

Used Condom Dripping With Semen Discovered Inside An Offering Box

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Recently, offering time in a Lagos church turned into a moment of hot curses when an already used condom, dripping with semen, was discovered inside the offering box after the Sunday service.

It was like a weird dream, according to the former Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Ogba Zone, Prophet Tobi Okonkwo, who witnessed the incident.

Stella Damasus Responses To Her Secret Marriage

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Beautiful Nollywood actress and business woman, Stella Damasus has been trending in the news for the wrong reasons.

The gist is that Stella has succeeded in snatching her friend and colleague, Doris Simeons' husband, Daniel Ademinokan. But is that the whole truth? 

I’ll Be Glad To Run With Kano Gov. Kwankwaso In 2015 - Amaechi

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Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi has said that he would be glad to contest as presidential running mate of Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in 2015.

Amaechi spoke in Kano Government House yesterday shortly after having a closed-door meeting with his host. They later moved to a site along Aminu Kano International Airport to commission a road project.

Aso-Rock Insiders Confess The Atrocities Of Former President Obasanjo [Transcript, Photos And Documents]

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On Saturday 20th April, 2013, two gentlemen, Prince Segun Seriki and Mr. Richard Odusanya appeared on SaharaTV to reveal some of the antecedents of high profile killings, including those of former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige and Chief Harry Marshal. They also revealed several instances of  bribery and the corrupt wasteful use of Nigerian resources which they witnessed and even partook in while serving in various capacities as personal aides at the Presidency . The two men said they fought against the former President and his  associates during his bid for a third term which ended in failure and subsequently the imposition of a weak and sickly leader, Umaru Yar'adua on Nigerians as vengeance for their opposition to his bid to remain as president after the end of two terms in office.

Former President Obasanjo, the longest serving president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was in power first as a military leader between 1976 -1979 and later as a civilian…

Babcook University Gives Official Figures of New School Fees

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Babcock University, Ogun State, Nigeria has denied reports that the school tuition fees of departments for the next academic session has been increased outrageously. They say the fee that was alleged to have been increased to N3million per session was increased to "just" N2million.

What's the difference between two and three million per session?

Below is their defense:

Mistakes That Lead To Divorce

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The author of this article has been divorced herself and gone through countless number of relationships that have not worked, she efinitely knows what mistakes to avoid to make the relationship work.

Below are some of the mistakes she's made and her clients have made that you should avoid:

1. You ignore issues as a couple. This is probably the worst thing you can do. Sticking your head in the sand around the issues you may have in your relationship is not the way to go. 

Foreign Consortium To Invest $100 Billion (N15.8tn) In Nigeria

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The investment drive of the Federal Government has received a boost as a team of foreign investors has indicated their intention to invest $100bn (N15.8tn) in key sectors of the Nigeria economy.

This was disclosed by Chief Tony Hicks of Anita Energy Limited, when he led a 10-man delegation on a visit to the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Kingsley Moghalu.

Health Gadget, Fitbit Switches The Fridge Off When You Eat Too Much

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Doukas Charalampos is so dedicated to his fitness regime that if he doesn’t get enough exercise in a day, his Fitbit switches the fridge off and the food inside starts to go off.

‘I am working too many hours on the computer and I neglect physical activity quite often. I needed some strong motivation,' the 31-year-old Internet researcher told the Huffington Post.