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Doyin Okupe Defends President Jonathan, Admits His Administration Is The Best Since Independence

The Nigerian presidency has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing his rating of President Goodluck Jonathan’s performance as below average as untrue and misleading. The former president had spoken last weekend in Abeokuta while addressing book writers as part of activities marking the Ake Arts and Book Festival. “I rate this current administration below average,”…

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Federal Government To Make Cuts On Petrol Subsidy By Half In 2015

The Federal Government has said it plans to cut subsidies on petroleum products by half next year after sharp falls in global crude prices, spurred a reversal of its 2015 budget downwards. President Goodluck Jonathan submitted the revised budget figures to lawmakers last week, proposing to spend 458.68 billion naira ($2.59 bln) on petrol subsidy…

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Boko Haram: 48 Fish Vendors Captured & Killed As President Jonathan Vows To End Insurgency

This menace is getting way out of hand. Suspected Boko Haram extremists ambushed and slaughtered 48 fish vendors near Nigeria’s border with Chad, the head of their association said, the latest violence to hit the country’s volatile northeast. “Scores of Boko Haram fighters blocked a route linking Nigeria with Chad near the fishing village of…

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Stephanie Linus Releases Official Statement Addressing Rape Allegations Against Her Brother

Stephanie weighs in on the issue… Stephanie Linus Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Stephanie Linus recently faced backlash from the public on account of her brother, Daniel Okereke’s rape allegations. Daniel, 37 was accused of raping a University of Lagos (UNILAG) student named Arinola. Saddened by this, Stephanie has released an official statement, addressing the issue.…

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Barack Obama Defends Immigration Reform, Presses On Despite Republicans’ Protest

US President Barack Obama has said he will press for further immigration reform, after Republicans condemned his use of executive powers on the issue. Mr Obama said he had no choice but to act, accusing the Republicans of blocking a bill in Congress, and vowed to make permanent reform a reality. The current move means…

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Jennifer Lopez Partners With ‘Endless Jewelry’ To Launch Her Line

Jennifer Lopez is entering the jewelry game! The star has partnered with Endless Jewelry to launch the Jennifer Lopez Collection, a customizable line of bracelets and charms inspired by the glamour and charisma of the star’s own style. In true Lopez form, the accessories certainly make a fashionable statement—the bracelets ($70 to $100) are crafted from genuine…

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“My Heart Bleeds” Ibinabo Fiberisima On Her Visit To Displaced Children In Gombe, Photos!

President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberisima, actor Segun Arinze and other AGN members recently visited one of the camps for the Internally Displaced people in Gombe state. Speaking about her experience, Ibinabo said she met children who didn’t know where their parents were, missing out of school and spouses all displaced. Read…

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Bill Cosby’s Lawyer Releases Statement, Terms Rape Allegations As “Unsubstantiated, Fantastical Stories”

The saga continues… Bill Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer has released a new statement to call for an end to the “media vilification” and to say that all the recent allegations against him are “increasingly ridiculous.” Read a previous story here. The statement comes after several women have made accusations that they were sexually assaulted by…

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Over 2 Million Views Already! Beyonce’s New Video For “7/11” Has Got Everyone Talking, Watch!

Beyonce premieres the official video for “7/11“. After catching last night’s leak, Beyonce decides to come through and premiere the official video to her new song “7/11”. In the playful video, Beyonce dances around her hotel balcony, before moving the party and fun inside to the bathroom and bedroom where she even teases us with…

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