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This Man Says, He’s Been To Heaven Four Times, Draws Map

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Of course, the South African from KwaZulu-Natal tells it in all seriousness. And who knows, he may even be telling the truth about having visited heaven four times, so far. The first time was in 1998, and subsequent visits were made in 2004, 2006 and 2008. 

It all started in 1993, when a white man (an angel, apparently) paid him a visit and told him he was needed in heaven. And now, after several visits, he’s drawing a map to make sure the rest of us ‘unlucky’ ones get what he’s talking about.

BBATheChase Eviction: Bolt And Maria Out Of The House

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Bolt and Maria were the weakest link this week, they are out of The Chase and heading home. Bolt followed shortly after his lady love Betty, who was Evicted in Week 4 while Maria didn’t even know she was replaced and up for Eviction.

Maria, who has never been under the Nomination knife was replaced by Diamond HoH Nando earlier this week, saving his own head. You could see that Maria was shocked but like a true lady she carried herself with confidence and poise.

Senator Pius Ewherido Is Dead

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Senator Pius Ewherido, who represented Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has died.

The senator reportedly fell down three days ago and collapsed at his Abuja home while making a phone call. He then and had been hospitalized at the National Hospital Abuja in preparation for treatment in Germany when he suddenly collapsed.

Something Worse Than Boko Haram Is Coming, Jonathan Must Forget 2015; Says Prophet

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- A brand new nation will emerge from the ashes of a revolution

Primate Theophilus Olabayo, 67, founder of Evangelical Church of Yahweh with headquarters in Mende, Maryland, Lagos, had remained one of Nigeria’s respected prophets whose prophesies had shaken the high and mighty in the country.

In this interview with Vanguard, the cleric says there would be a spiritual revolution that will rock the nation to its foundation and at the end of it, a new nation will emerge. Excerpts:

I’ll Marry My Husband Again And Again – Mercy Johnson

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Mercy Johnson is a well-known Nollywood star in Nigeria, Speaks on her new project – the Mercy Johnson Foundation.

See excerpts of her recent interview with a national newspaper, SUN.

You were at OJB’s house to see him and donate money, now you are here to donate to the Boys Reform Home in Lagos. What’s the idea?

Nelson Mandela’s Gravesite Is Being Prepared

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Qunu, Eastern Cape - The gravesite at Nelson Mandela’s homestead in Qunu in the Eastern Cape, where the icon who is in a critical condition in hospital is expected to be buried, is being prepared to accommodate “thousands and thousands of people”.

That’s according to the construction supervisor at the site, Eric Bosman, representing Durbanville construction firm Haw & Inglis, who yesterday gave The Sunday Independent’s sister paper Weekend Argus some insight into the work being done there.

Council Directs NUC To Sanction Universities Charging Above N2, 000 Post UME Fee , NECO To Release Certificates

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The council also directed NUC to sanction universities charging above N2, 000 post UME fee.

The National Council on Education (NCE) has directed the National Examinations Council (NECO) to release all outstanding certificates before its next meeting in 2014.

Photos: Steve Forbes Arrives Nigeria for EbonyLife TV launch

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Steve Forbes arrived Nigeria yesterday evening for the launch of EbonyLife TV on DSTV happening today; the 30th of June.

The Editor-in-Chief of business magazine Forbes magazine as well as president and chief executive officer of its publisher, Forbes, Inc. was received with excitement by Mo Abudu and other members of the EbonyLife TV crew at the Eko Hotel.

Late M.K.O Wife Wants To Contest For The Post Of The Governor Of Lagos State

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One of the wives of the late M.K.O. Abiola has announced her intention to enter into politics and contest for the post of the governor of Lagos state.

Mrs. Modupe Onitiri-Abiola, wife of the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections, however, did not mention the party’s platform on which she would contest.

Former Super Eagles Midfielder Thompson Oliha is Dead

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The player died on Sunday morning.Former Super Eagles midfielder, Thompson Oliha, is dead. Oliha who was born in October 1968 in Benin City, Nigeria, died in the early hours of Sunday.

Until his death, Oliha was one of the coaches at the Kwara State Football Academy in Ilorin.

Iyanya Has A Tattoo Of Yvonne Nelson "YN" Initials On His Wrists - Cousin Claims

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Many of us were taken aback when Yvonne Nelson openly declared she was in love with Iyanya and he broke her heart. Any we were equally shocked by Iyanya's playful response during a recorded "Ur Waist" rmx at Tim Westwood's show in London.

He said...

"Yvonne Nelson, I lost your medicine. She called that she's coming over and I ride her like a jangolova. All I want is your waist, no emotions, no tears, no letters, no love, no nothing. All I want is your waist, she ain't even know it. She brought emotions.

‘How Oyedepo, Onaiyekan, Others Tried To Save Yar’Adua’

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The late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua may not have died had the family heeded the advice to evacuate him from Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja three weeks before he died.
National Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Emmanuel Nuhu Kure, one of the four pastors who visited the Villa to pray for Yar’Adua at the height of his sickness in 2010, disclosed this at the weekend.

Video: Bad Governance To Blame For Boko Haram - Obama

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Answering questions from journalists and young Africans in Soweto, President Barak Obama pointed to the importance of education for the prosperity of countries, as well as blamed bad governance for Boko Haram.

Mr Obama said “in terms of human capital and young people, I think the greatest investment any country can make, not just an African country, is educating it’s youth and providing them with the skill to compete in a highly technological, advanced world economy”. 

Women Bare Their Breasts To Stage Protest In Mosque [Photos]

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Three feminist activists from the radical protest group Femen staged a topless protest inside a Stockholm mosque on Saturday before they were led away by police.

The women burst into the mosque and tore off their black robes to bare their breasts, which were emblazoned with slogans such as “No sharia in Egypt and the world” and “My body is mine, not somebody’s honour”.

FG Reiterates Ban On Use Of Unauthorised Siren, Covered Number Plates By Public Officials

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Following the unauthorized use of sirens, covered number plates and unregistered vehicles by public officials, the Federal Government on Friday said henceforth, any official caught engaging in such practices will be arrested and prosecuted.

The directive has been communicated to the Nigeria Police who will enforce the ban.

Gov. Amaechi And President Jonathan "Embrace" At Port Harcourt Airport [Photos]

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A few days after bodyguards of Mr. Jonathan prevented Rivers State governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi from shaking hands with him at a presidential dinner last week in Abuja. Amaechi met President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the Port Harcourt International airport today and both embraced each other in the presence of a faction of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) led by a junior minister of Education, Nyeson Wike at the airport. 

Mr. Jonathan was on his way to Abuja from Bayelsa state where he commissioned a hospital and visited the federal university at his Otueke village.

See more photos below...

Picture of Another Baby Abandoned By Teenage Mother In Osun State

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Mother Abandons Infant in Hospital Health workers and patients at the Osun State General Hospital, Osogbo were left confused on Friday when a nursing mother, Mrs. Grace Adipe, allegedly abandoned her three-day-old baby in the hospital.

The hospital community was taken aback as the news of the abandonment spread.

Tonto Dikeh May Go To Jail For Smoking Igbo; She Cries That People Hate Her

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has reacted to the photos of Indian Hemp posted by Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, on the social media, boasting that "I smoke ganja". 

Disclosing that Tonto Dikeh may spend the next 15 years in prison for daring to smoke Igbo and expose it, the NDLEA spokesman, Mitchell Ofoyeju said:

Finally, London ‘Bridge Is Falling Down

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London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down, London Bridge is falling down, My fair… Just about every educated person is familiar with the traditional nursery rhyme “London Bridge Is Falling Down” which deals with the collapsing London Bridge and attempts, realistic or fanciful, to repair it...

Several theories have been advanced to explain the meaning of the rhyme and identity of the “fair lady” of the refrain. However, the meaning of the rhyme and identity of the ‘fair lady’ are no longer mysteries for the average Nigerian traveller on whose face the London bridge seems to have collapsed. 

53 Year Old Woman Gives Birth To Twins In Lagos

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It was boundless joy at St Ives Hospital Lagos when a 53-year-old woman was recently delivered of two bouncing baby boys. The woman was conceived through Invitro Fertilisation (IVF), having waited for over 20 years in humiliation and agony.

IVF is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body. The process involves monitoring a woman’s ovulatory process, removing ovum or ova (egg or eggs) from the woman’s ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a fluid medium in a laboratory.

500 Benue Communities’ Risks Flood As Cameroun Opens Dam Again

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More than 500 communities in Benue state are now at risk of being washed out by flood as Cameroonian authority have started releasing water from Lagdo dam. This is coming on the heels of rising levels of River Benue, according to an announcement by the Benue state government.

The warning has heightened fears particularly among the inhabitants of five local government areas of Makurdi, Guma, Agatu, Gwer West and Logo who suffered adversely as a result of the flood last year.

Beyonce Shares Cute New Photos of Blue Ivy

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She’s only 17 months old, but based on new photos from Beyoncé’s Tumblr page, Blue Ivy is already the ruler of her household.

The “Love On Top” singer, 31, posted this adorable shot of her daughter, wearing a crown along with another photo (below) of the two sharing a private moment.

Photos: Snake That Swallowed A Goat In Abuja

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Wonders shall NEVER end!

Photo of a Dog Meat And Head Found In Shoprite Mall?

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This picture was sent in by a reader and below is how it was captioned:

Here is a picture of dog meat and dog head found in Shoprite Shopping Mall in a particular state of the country. This is going to be a delight for a particular tribe, especially the prospect of using it to prepare dog pepper soup.

Is this true?

Tensions Grow Between Jang And Amaechi At The NEC Meeting

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Tesions Between Jang and Amaechi at the NEC MeetingDespite the fact that their fighting over who won the election for the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have been bitter and public, Governors Jonah Jang and Rotimi Amaechi of Plateau and Rivers State respectively turned their difference into material for jokes at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting yesterday.

It started early when Amaechi arrived ahead of the 11am starting time of the meeting and was heading towards his usual seat, which is the first seat to the right of the Vice President. The seats are designed in such a way that he would be sitting directly opposite Sambo.

Stray Dog Buries A Dead Puppy [Video And Photos]

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In what appears to be a touching display of animal kindness, a stray dog carefully buries the lifeless body of a dead puppy. 

But an animal behaviour expert has given a somewhat less sentimental account of the apparently selfless act - which has been captured on film and become a viral hit on YouTube. 

Govt Officials Withdraw Support For OJB Due To Misinformation On Funds Raised

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From Linda ikeji's blog

There have been speculations that some celebrities have seen OJB and made some donations. It’s true that the likes of Don Jazzy, P-Square, Ruggedman, Mercy Johnson, Iyanya, Julius Aguw have contributed, the other names on the list that circulated today are 100% false. For instance, D'banj didn't give N7m, Wizkid didn't give N3m and 2face didn't give N1.5m.

Kidney Transplant At OAUTHC For Just N2.5 Million

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As part of measures to improve the wellbeing of Nigerians afflicted with kidney disease and End-Stage Renal Disease, ESRD, the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, OAUTHC, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has introduced what it describes as affordable renal care services.

Under the package, one session of haemodialysis (renal dialysis) costs N15,000, while a patient who requires kidney transplant pays N2.5 million for the surgical operation.

How This Woman Was Beaten And Thrown Off Plane For Not Switching Off Her Phone

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A hysterical passenger was dragged off a North Carolina-bound U.S. Airways flight on Sunday after she ignored orders to put her cellphone away and cursed at TSA agents.

Lindsay Capri Bien-Aime, 21, unleashed a foul-mouthed tirade on agents and attendants in front of her toddler son after they tried to escort her off the plane at Fort Lauderdale airport, WCNC reported.

OAU Student, Who Gave Birth In Toilet, Names Baby

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The baby delivered in the toilet of Moremi Hostel by a 400-level student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Oyinlola Rotimi, has been named Nifemi, Okikiola.

Rotimi, who gave birth last Tuesday, was initially accused of attempting to flush her baby boy down the septic tank.

Photos Of A Giant Anaconda Under Water

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This is the peak of pushing and doing what you believe in. Some people go to the extreme to make life easy for others. DIVERS, YOU GUYS ARE WONDERFUL.

Now, what do you love doing with ease?

A picture is more than a thousand voices.

P-Square And Brother Visit Ailing OJB, Donate N5 Million

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The twin music star, P-Square together with their brother, Jude Okoye visit ailing OJB Jazereel yesterday and made a huge donation of N5 million towards his N15 million required for his kidney transplant to be done in India soon.

God bless the P-Square, Don Jazzy, Ruggedman and all other celebs who have in one way or the other made contributions so far.

Who Barred Governor Amaechi From Presidential Dinner?

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The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to immediately order a probe into the published report that Rivers State governor Chibuike Amaechi, was barred from paying his respects to the President at a dinner in the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday.

The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to immediately order a probe into the published report that Rivers State governor Chibuike Amaechi, was barred from paying his respects to the President at a dinner in the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday.

Naked Man Disrupts Dolce & Gabanna Fashion Show

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As models were strutting on the runway, a naked man climbed the catwalk at the Dolce & Gabbana show.

Celebs like Lionel Messi looked on with surprise as the man paraded himself in his birthday suit about the runway. Security however came and took him off the runway.

Obama Tells African Leaders: Gays Deserve Equality

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US President Barack Obama has once again defended gay rights across the Africa but now citing Nelson Mandela's plight as inspiration.

Obama said he understood that different religions and cultures adhered to different beliefs and traditions, but that the simple principle of equality should be the guide for states and governments. “I want the African people to just hear what I believe,” Obama said.

Evil Spirits Possess 20 Students, Classes Suspended

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School administrators have suspended classes in an elementary school in Mandaluyong City on Thursday after "evil spirits" possessed 20 students, Manila, Philippines.

Evil Spirits Possess 20 Students, Classes Suspended

According to the report, around 20 students aged between 12 and 16 started acting strangely—screaming, crying, fainting and convulsing—prompting claims that they were possessed by evil spirits. 

Crude Oil Discovered In Lagos

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LAGOS—Nigeria’s commercial capital, LAGOS, is on the verge of joining the country’s oil-producing states with the discovery of crude oil in commercial quantities in the coastal state.

Yesterday, Afren Plc and its partner, Lekoil Limited, announced significant oil discovery offshore Dahomey Basin in Lagos, according to the London Stock Exchange.

Wizkid Gets Himself Another Porsche Panamera

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Barely two weeks after Wizkid crashed his Porsche Panamera in Lekki, he has got himself another one with the same color. This morning, Wizzy posted the photo above on his instagram page with the caption: '#Blessed'.

Congrats to him!

Baby Girl Abandoned Inside Public Waste Tank In Lagos

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From wives connection

Wonders shall never seize to happen in our dear Nigeria. As a blogger and news aficionado i won’t see a crowd gathered without trying to know WHY?

Moving closer to the scene, only to get reports that it was a case of an abandoned baby. Quickly i brought out my iPhone hoping to get first hand images of a live baby, and then i realized the baby was shot-putted into the huge road side public waste tank along Ace Bentley on (Lagos-Badagry Expressway)

I saw people climbing up the summit of the waste tank to take pictures, so i passed my phone to someone already up the tank to help me take these pictures i'm sharing with you. Lo and behold the baby was already gone.

Viewer discretion advise

From all indications, this baby is female and was already dead as at this 27th day of June when discovered still looking well-dressed, fresh and beautiful.

Why do women find it easy to commit acts like this?

How can a parent do this? 

Lord have mercy on this country!

Monica Lewinsky’s Lingerie And Bill Clinton's Love Letters Up For Sale

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A slew of items belonging to Bill Clinton’s former lover are set to sell between $25,000-$50,000! Would you pay thousands of dollars for Monica’s personal belongings?

Monica Lewinsky became a household name after the former White House intern’s affair with President Bill Clinton became a national scandal. While the 39-year-old has managed to remain out of the spotlight in recent years, her scandal has produced some interesting auction items, and now YOU can own a negligee that once belonged to Monica — but would you pay $50,000 for it?

67-Year-Old Abdullahi Kurma Carrying 6 Bags Of Cement

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A 67-year-old Abdullahi Kurma carrying 6 bags of cement to demonstrate his drug-free state of health at the commemoration of the 2013 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking in Gombe.

Mandela’s Family Divided Over Burial Site

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While former South African president Nelson Mandela is still fighting for his life in a hospital here, his family is squabbling over his final resting place.

The family is reportedly divided between his grandson Mandla Mandela, who wants the anti-apartheid icon buried at his birthplace in Mvezo village, and the rest of the family who want to respect his wish to be buried next to his children, The Star newspaper of South Africa reported Wednesday citing three sources.

Ten Effective Ways To Cure Bad Breath

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10 Brush and Floss
Your mouth contains millions of bacteria. In fact, there are probably more bacteria colonized in your mouth than there are cells in your entire body. Of the some 700 kinds of bacteria that thrive in the mouth, scientists have identified and studied fewer than half — which makes it difficult to know exactly how to combat the odours that all those bacteria give off as a byproduct when they digest their food.

52 Nigerians Raided In Malaysia, Now Awaiting Deportation

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In what was described as a midnight raid by the Malaysia Immigration Police, 52 Nigerians have been arrested and are now awaiting deportation.

According to reports, the Immigration police raided houses that were occupied by Nigerians, and properties were destroyed in the process.