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Members of Uganda's gay community reacts as the anti-gay law is declared null and void
A news breaking right now. A constitutional court in Uganda annulled today Friday 1st August 2014 the country's anti-gay legislation signed into the law by President Yoweri ...
 
Sierra Leone's Top Ebola Doctor - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, has died from the virus. Sierra Leone's chief medical officer confirmed the news yesterday Tuesday 29th July 2014. Khan who was called a "national hero" by the Health Ministry treated more than 100 patients. He ...
Jonathan Bella Naija
BN brought you the story that BBC Hausa Service got info that the parents of the school girls abducted in the Chibok area of Borno, as well as leaders of the community got a cash gift of N100 million from President Jonathan. There is now an update. Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the ...
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Just this evening, there was an explosion at a mosque in Potiskum. The Defence Headquarters of Nigeria broke the news. More details later ALERT: Bomb Blast in a Mosque in Potsikum this evening. Details Later #DefenceNewsNow — DEFENCE HQ NIGERIA (@DefenceInfoNG) July 29, 2014
President Jonathan meets Chibok Girls Parents - July 2014 - BellaNaija,com
The BBC Hausa Service is reporting that an alleged N100 million cash was given to parents of the abducted Chibok girls by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The amount is said to have been given to them after the meeting at the Presidential Villa on July 22nd between a few of the parents and ...
Ojo Onaolapo at Commonwealth Games - July 2014 - BN Sports - BellaNaija.com 03
Truth be told, there is nothing like winning. A super excited Ojo Onaolapo who helped secure a bronze win in Table Tennis at the ongoing Commonwealth Games on Monday, celebrated by dropping his shorts and swaying his hips. Nigeria beat India 3-1 to take the third place. After his ...
The Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's State Visit To The UK - Day Two
MONROVIA (dpa/NAN) ― Liberia closed most of its borders on Monday in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola virus.  The authority decided to close the borders after a third doctor, who was working to contain the virus in West Africa, contracted the disease. President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf said ...
Wife of Liberian Ebola Man - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 04
RIP Patrick Sawyer. It has been revealed that the man who recently died of Ebola in Lagos, is also an American citizen who has a wife Decontee Sawyer and three daughters in Minnesota. The man lived in Minnesota for about a decade, but moved back to Liberia in 2008 but was scheduled to ...
Asky Airlines BellaNaija
IKEJA (NAN) ― Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended all ASky Airline flight operations to Nigeria over the transportation of an Ebola virus victim into the country. Benedict Adeyileka, the Acting Director-General of NCAA, announced the decision in a statement issued by the ...
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A Libyan military fighter jet crashed and exploded today in Benghazi. The plane was being used to engage in paramilitary attacks in the eastern city, Yahoo News reports. It is unclear whether the aircraft was shot down or if it experienced a malfunction. However, the pilot ejected safely ...
MFM Pastor - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
A 61-year-old father of two, Pastor Lawrence Okechukwu Amuruche is crying out for help. The pastor speaks out after the anointing oil, water and prayer points given to him by the General Overseer of his church Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministeries (MFM) Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya has ...
Calistus-Ike
Calistus Ike was once an enterprising young man with big dreams of becoming a successful business man. Unfortunately, those dreams were cut short when he was sentenced to death after refusing to bribe a policeman N200 to absolve him of a crime he did not commit. As a result, Ike who was ...
McDowell’s No.1 Platinum Whisky - BellaNaija - July2014004
Oriental Hotel was abuzz with music, celebrities and lights on Friday 25th July 2014 as McDowell’s launched its premium variant McDowell’s No.1 Platinum Whisky in Nigeria. At the event to celebrate the new spirit and a milestone moment, guests were treated to music by Blackmagic and ...
20th Commonwealth Games - Day 2: Weightlifting
Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth games. No further information has been given at this time. The news was revealed by AP.  Photo Credit: Getty Images/Julian Finney
Pastor Ituah Ighodalo - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, the Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church is sparking outrage online over a Facebook post on the "Solution to Ebola". On Saturday 26th July 2014, Pastor Ighodalo posted this; I just saw this and I think will help many believers. Solution to Ebola! Several ...
Hamza El-Rufai - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
The former Minister of Federal Capital Territory Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has lost his son to a car crash Hamza El-Rufai this morning in Abuja. Nasir El-Rufai made the announcement on his Facebook page, "From Allah we came and to Him we shall return. Please join our family in praying for ...
Regina George - BN Sports - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 022
It's not only the lovely Blessing Okagbare making us proud at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, United Kingdom, there are other Nigerian athletes as well. Meet Regina George, a 23-year-old sprinter with dual citizenship - Nigeria and Venezuela. She was however born in ...
Ebola Victim - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
On Monday 28th July 2014, the Lagos State Government revealed that 59 persons came in contact with the 40 year old Liberian man who died of the Ebola virus recently. His body was later cremated. According to Dr. Jide Idris - the Commissioner for Health, the number of people included 44 ...
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According to a rep for the former Governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the end of the Peoples Democratic Party will be nothing to write home about. He also claimed that the impeachment of a few All Progressive Congress (APC) governors was an attempt to turn Nigeria into a ...
20th Commonwealth Games - Day 5: Athletics
Yay, Nigeria wins again! Blessing Okagbare raced to victory in the final of the women's 100 metres in the Commonwealth Games just a few minutes ago at a record time of 10.85 secs. The 25 year old Track and Field athlete beat Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart. They ...
President Jonathan Sad - April 2014 - BellaNaija.com
The Presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati has issued a press release informing the general public that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Kano and Adamawa states. He also spoke against the kidnap of the Vice Prime Minister of ...

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