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Aliko Dangote & Ngozi Okonjo Oweala Named One Of Time 100 Most Influential, As Beyonce Covers Annual Issue

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Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote &  minister of finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in a list that includes Beyonce, Pharell Williams, Hillary Ckinton, Serena Williams, Kerry Washington, Miley Cyrus, Pope Francis to name a few.

Beyonce covers the annual issue, which sees her in a sexy white set and a transparent top.

Aliko Dangote’s piece for the magazine was written by fellow billionaire Bill Gates, while Okonjo-Iweala’s piece was written by U2 front man Bono.

Read them below

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Has “Witch Hunter” Helen Ukpabio Been Deported From The UK?

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I first came to know about Evangelical minister Helen Ukpabio when I watched the 2008 Channel 4 Dispatches documentary 2008 the Channel 4 Disptaches documentary Saving Africa’s Witch Children which exposed Ukpabio’s ministry for crude exorcisms and deliverance sessions for young children, which is said to have fueled witchcraft accusations against kids especially in Eastern Nigeria.

A controversial Evangelical Christian and “witch hunter” arrives in the UK in the hope of performing exorcisms on children. But in Nigeria witch scares have resulted in violence, torture and death.

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#PoliceBrutality Drunk Mobile Policeman Who Assaulted 2 Women In Lagos Has Been Arrested

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A drunken police officer with the Mobile Police, or Mopol, Unit #20 identified as Tafa Mohammed, was filmed with a hidden camera brutalizing two women in the Obalende area of Lagos State. The brutalization was caused because the street food vendor would not give him fish to finish up his beer.

According to the email I received, the food vendor was said to have declined to sell fish alone, except to those buying food with it, a vendor policy that angered the policeman. Mohammed, a mobile policeman, took on a female customer who was buying food from the same vendor at the time he got there, and threw her into the filthy muddy water, before drawing his rifle at the woman..

The horrific video which you can watch below, has now gone viral and caught the attention of  the Nigerian police force who yesterday verified that the cop has been arrested.

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW, VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED

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12 & 13 Year Olds Become Parents Making Them Britain’s Youngest Parents! Mom Becomes A Grand Mother At 27!

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12 & 13 year olds have no business having S-E-X, but clearly this young couple who have just become Britain’s youngest parents did not get the memo.

Their identities have not been revealed because they are under aged. The schoolgirl got knocked up by her 13-year-old ‘boyfriend’ when she was still 11 years old an in primary school (so think Nigerian equivalent of primary 6). She gave birth to a 7lb 4oz girl on Sunday (13 April) at the age of 12 years and 3 months making her five months younger than the previous youngest UK mother.

The 12 year old new mom’s own mother has become a grand mother at the ripe old age of 27!

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Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Chika Ike & More Express Grief Over Abuja Bomb Blast. Death Toll Rises To 81

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Just like many Nigerians, home and abroad, actresses Genevieve Nnaji, Chika Ike, Rita Dominic & Omoni Oboli have taken to social media to express their shock and grief over yesterday morning’s Abuja terror attack which occurred at the Nyanya Bus Park bombing and  according to reports claimed 81 lives with over 100 injured.

Genevieve Nnaji fresh off the Lagos premiere of Half Of A Yellow Sun, shared a picture of a burning candle on Instagram, with the words “May the souls of our brothers and sisters..who had this mornings gift of life taken from them without mercy, rest with The Lord Almighty. Amen!’

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GEJ Visits Scene Of Blast & Injured, As Death Toll Rises To 71 In Deadliest Ever Single Terror Attack In Abuja

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According to the senior media adviser to the Presidency, Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned this morning’s bomb blasts at the Nyanya Motor Park bombing on the outskirts of the FCT, Abuja.

 

 

The president canceled a previously scheduled trip to Ibadan (Southwest Nigeria) to visit the scene of the blast and victims of the terrorist attack at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja.

GEJ earlier visted the Nyanya Motor park along with The senate president David Mark, service chiefs and the National Security Adviser.

This is the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

Suspicion falls on insurgent group Boko Haram, though they have not claimed responsibility.  As well as 71 officially reported dead, police said 124 were wounded in the first attack on the federal capital in two years.

According to Reuters, security experts suspect the explosion was inside a vehicle, said Air Commodore Charles Otegbade, director of search and rescue operations. The bus station in Nyanya is 8 km (5 miles) southwest of central Abuja and serves a poor, ethnically and religiously mixed satellite town where many residents work in the city.

As at the rime of publishing bodies are being removed and taken to the mortuary. See pictures from GEJ’s bomb scene and hospital visit after the break.

WARNING! THERE ARE GRAPHIC PICTURES BELOW

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Update: What Is Happening In Nigeria? Early Morning Bomb Blast In Abuja Today! 35 Reported Dead!

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Boko Haram terrorists are gradually gaining ground with their reign of terror in the North. According to reports less than an hour ago a bomb went off at the Nyanyan motor park which is on the outskirts of Abuja, killing at least 20 35 people during Monday morning rush hour.

UPDATE (12.06p.m.) : 35 dead.  Bus station littered with blood and body parts

See some eyewitness pictures from the blast after the jump

VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED! GRAPHIC & DISTURBING IMAGES ARE SHOWN

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Guests At Pres. GEJ’s Daughters Wedding Receieve Customized 24 Carat Gold iPhone 5s As Party Favours!

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While you were receiving notepads, pens, plastic clocks and plastic buckets at whatever wedding you attended yesterday, guests at the Abuja wedding of President Jonathan’s daughter Faith Sakwill & Godwswill Edwards were given customized 24 carat gold iPhone 5s phones embellished with Swarovski crystals as party favours…

The phones has the inscription “Faith & Godswill. 12/04/2014″.

The customization was contracted out to Tonto Dikeh’s boyfriendMichael Awolaja ‘s luxury company Malivelihood. No idea how much the phone costs plus custimization but trust me they weren’t cheap.

Other items given out were a thank you gift from the couple to the guests customized with the Nigerian coat of arms. See more party favours after the jump

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Nigerian Government Raises Alert On Deadly Ebola Virus…Get Tips On How To Stay Protected

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A victim of the Ebola virus outbreak lies in a hospital bed in the Gulu region of northern Uganda, O..

Looks like the dreaded Ebola Virus which has claimed at least 100s of lives across Central & West Africa may be on it’s way to Nigeria if it isn’t here already. With the first case recorded in neighbouring Ghana, and 10 deaths recorded in Liberia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that it expects the disease to continue in West Africa for the next few months.

The disease is believed to be spread through physical contact or contact with fluid of infected persons.It has no cure and there are no preventative vaccines. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, however, said no case of the disease has been reported in Nigeria. He said,

Like you pointed out, Ebola has been moving eastward towards Nigeria. We are already facing danger from Central African Republic, even with what is happening in Congo; people are also migrating to Chad and Cameroon are also in our borders. So Nigeria is in danger.

The minister said the he federal government will now do more to educate Nigerians on the Ebola virus, through leaflets and jingles to be produced in various languages and aired on Radio, TV and newspaper adverts.

West Africa is seeing the “most challenging” outbreak of Ebola virus since the disease was discovered 40 years ago. Personal hygienc is key! Get tips on how to keep yourself and your family, especially kids, safe from the Ebola virus

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Life Is Good! Delegates Paid N12 Million Naira To Play Scrabble & Sleep At National Confab

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Delegate At National Confab Caught Playing Scrabble

This picture of a delegate playing scrabble on his laptop at the ongoing National Conference in Abuja is trending all over social media and causing outrage! The picture was taken by another delegate who uploaded it online.

For those who do not know the aim of the National Conference is to discuss Nigeria’s future, finding solutions to Islamist insurgency, corruption and oil revenue-sharing. It started on March 17th 2014,  500 delegates are attending, each delegate is being paid N12 Million Naira to attend the conference.

While some people are working hard, with no power, no water, no hope for the future, others are taking home an easy N12 Million, by pretending to care about the future of Nigeria when all they are really doing is playing scrabble on their laptops and sleeping…SMH

Catch more pictures of sleeping delegate after the jump

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