World’s Richest Woman, Liliane Bettencourt, Dies

L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday. “Liliane Bettencourt died Wednesday night at home,” her daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers said in a statement. “My mother left peacefully.” Bettencourt, the cosmetics giant’s …

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12 Minors Charged With Cultism In Lagos

A 15-year-old student and 11 other minors, students of a Junior Secondary School in Mushin, were, yesterday, charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s court by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for alleged cultism. The other 11 students are between 16 and 17 years old. The suspects, who were arraigned before …

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France Denies Housing IPOB Financial HQ

France has denied information that the Financial headquarters of the proscribed Indeginous People of Biafra (IPOB) is located in that country. Political Counsellor, Claude Abily of the Embassy of France in a statement made to newsmen in Abuja yesterday said it is shocked by the statement attributed to Minister of …

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PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, Issues Query To Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Dr Ifeanyi Ubah for his disparaging statement against the party’s leadership and the panel that conducted the Anambra state governorship primary in which he was an aspirants. In a statement released on Thursday evening, PDP said Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and …

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The Most Beautiful Mosques You’d Find In Africa

Islam is one of the major religions on the African continent. With over 400 million adherents and growing, Islam is going to be on the African continent for a long time. Apart from being a religion, Islam has also influenced architecture in many parts of Africa. The beautiful mosques which can …

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7 Jobs Nigerian Parents May Never Ever Understand

When a Nigerian parent spends his money to send his wards to school, he assumes they’re going to become one of the following – a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer. Now, some professions have been added to the very short list. We now have people appreciating their children in other …

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EFCC Declares Professor Wanted For N34m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC), Wednesday, declared a professor wanted. The anti-graft body said the suspect, Prof. Olufunmilade Adeyemi, Managing Director of Stealth Group Limited, is wanted for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims of N34m. In a statement, the EFCC said Adeyemi allegedly defrauded the victims under the guise …

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Twitter Suspends One Million Accounts For Promoting Terrorism

Nearly a million Twitter accounts have been suspended for promoting terrorism in less than two years, new figures reveal. But the statistics also reveal a fall in the number of suspensions in the first half of this year. The microblogging site cut off 935,897 accounts for violating its rules on …

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Lesbian ‘Pastors’ Wed In The United States

Two lesbian pastors, Pastor Twanna Gause and her partner, Pastor Vanessa Brown have solidified their union in the New Vision Full Gospel Baptist Church in East Orange, N.J. Pastor Twanna Gause, dressed in an off-white wedding gown and veil, stepped out of a limousine to meet her partner, Pastor Vanessa …

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EFCC Declares Wife Of George Turnah Wanted Over N1bn Fraud

Jennifer Timinipre Turnah, the wife of Barrister George Alabh Turnah, a former special assistant to the then Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC Dan Abia, has been declared wanted by the EFCC. Below is a full press statement from them. The public is hereby notified that Jennifer Timinipre …

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Health Minister Performs Successful Surgery Seperating Siamese Twins

In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated conjoined Siamese twins in a medical first for the Indian Ocean island nation. “Surgery was performed at the Joseph Ravoahangy …

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