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Patrick Obahiagbon BellaNaija
There is noone like Patrick Obahiagbon! The former legislator who currently works as part of the Edo State Government, represented the Governor of the State Adams Oshiomhole at the ...
 
The Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's State Visit To The UK - Day Two
Liberian President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has reportedly fired some ministers and top officials for disobeying an order to remain at home and help fight Ebola. BBC Africa broke the news: We will provide more updates as they are revealed. Photo Credit: Getty Images
William Pooley Bella Naija
London (NAN) William Pooley, 29, the first Briton to contract the Ebola disease in Sierra Leone has started receiving treatment in London. Pooley, a volunteer nurse was flown in a military aircraft on Sunday to the Hampstead Royal Free Hospital, where he is being treated in a specialist ...
Dora Akunyili's Tribute Night  - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01012
A Night of Tributes in honour of late Dora Akunyili was held yesterday Monday 25th August 2014 at the International Conference Centre, Abujua. Guests at the event were Onyeka Onwenu, Chris Ngige and Oby Ezekwesili among others. The funeral for the former Minister of Communication and ex-DG ...
Funeral Held For Teen Shot To Death By Police In Ferguson, MO
He was a son, a friend, and most importantly a human being... It was a sad day for the Ferguson, Missouri community and most importantly African-Americans and blacks all over the world, when it was announced that 18 year old unarmed Michael Brown was gunned down by a police officer. The ...
President GEJ - August 2014 - BellaNaija.com 04
As BN reported, over the weekend there were multiple reports that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is seriously ill and was flown to Germany for medical attention. His spokesperson Reuben Abati denied the reports, claiming that the "the publisher of the newspaper that has been writing this ...
Dr Ameyo Adedovh
Amy Ngozi Adadevoh, the younger sister of late Dr. Ameyo  Adadevoh, has reportedly tested positive for Ebola Virus. According to Sahara Reporters, for a while, it had been suspected that Amy had contracted the disease. Her positive test results are said to have confirmed those ...
NEA Final Poster
The producers of the annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) announces some of its 2014 NEA Awards headliners - Ayo Jay, Ayoola, Harry Song, Kcee, MC Galaxy, Nikki Laoye, Niyola, Orezi, Oriste Femi, Patoranking, Reminisce, Runtown, Selebobo, Seyi Shay, Skales, Sna Z, Solid Star, ...
Rita Dominic for Genevieve Magazine February 2014 - March 2014 - BellaNaija - 027
On a daily basis, we hear of new cases of Ebola Deadly Virus (EDV) and it is good to hear of new measures to help contain the disease. Nigerian movie star Rita Dominic took to Twitter to share details about the Ebola Containment Trust Fund with trustees such as Dr. Alero Roberts, ...
Rosdeep Adekoya and her son BellaNaija
A U.K-based mother killed her 3-year-old son and then hid his corpse in a suitcase. She was then sentenced to 11 years in jail. The woman, Rosdeep Adekoya, reportedly beat her son, Mikaeel Kular repeatedly two days before he died, according to Mirror. When she discovered her son laying ...
Ice Prince
Lagos, “The Vegas of Africa” or “Africa’s Big Apple” is Africa’s commercial powerhouse; it’s also all about the flamboyant dressing, the unique mannerisms, the boisterous interaction among complete strangers who on meeting immediately feel bonded by their “Naija-ness”, the epic traffic jams, ...
The Guardian - August 2014 - Ebola - BellaNaija.com 02
Today Monday 25th August 2014, The Guardian US published an article by a author and regular columnist  Michele Hanson about the Ebola outbreak. The headline reads - "If God saved an American doctor with Ebola, why did he let 1,200 Africans die?" In the short piece which can be read on The ...
Shekau Bella Naija
Last Thursday, Boko Haram took over Gwoza town in Borno State. And now, the terrorist group has declared the town as an Islamic caliphate. Leader of the terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, made the declaration via a video obtained by Agence France-Press on Sunday, Punch reports. “Thanks be to ...
Sade Okoya - August 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija,com 01
The wife of Nigerian business mogul Alhaji Rasaq Okoya, Folashade Okoya was conferred with Doctor of Science, D. Sc (Honorary Causa) in Business Management and Corporate Leadership by the committee of the European American University. The presentation took place on Saturday 23rd August ...
Jonathan - May 2014 - BellaNaija.co 05
Over the weekend, multiple news publications reported that the commander-in-chief President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is seriously ill and has been flown to Germany for medical attention. On Sunday, the Special Adviser to GEJ on Media and Publicity Reuben Abati revealed in a telephone ...
Nigeria v Germany: Final - FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2014
So close. Nigeria's Falconets lost to Germany in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup final which took place on Sunday 24th August 2014 in Montreal, Canada. It was 1-0. After 90 minutes and an extra time, Lena Petermann scored for her country, defeating Peter Dedevbo's (Falconets coach) ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
Kano (NAN) - The Kano State Government has approved N33.4 million for the renovation of Yar’Gaya Health Centre designated as an 'Isolation Centre’ for the treatment of Ebola Virus Disease. The Commissioner for Information, Danburan Abubakar, made this known when he  briefed newsmen in Kano ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
Kinshasa (Reuters/NAN) - Two out of eight cases tested in an outbreak of deadly fever in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were positive for the Ebola virus. The DRC Health Minister, Felix Numbi, announced this on Sunday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on ...
patrick sawyer
First Consultant Hospital, the facility in Lagos that treated Ebola victim - Patrick Sawyer, has released a statement detailing what happened while he was being treated. The statement, as reported by Punch, reveals that Sawyer denied having contact with anyone who had Ebola Virus: A ...
Doctors End Strike BellaNaija
Abuja (NAN) - The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has suspended its 55 day-strike to resume work on Monday. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Sunday, the NMA President, Lawrence Obembe, asked members to resume normal work on Aug. 25. Obembe explained that the suspension was the outcome of the ...
Pepe the Tortoise BellaNaija
A giant tortoise named "Pepe the Missionary," who is known as one of the most photographed animals on Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, has died at age 60. Pepe rose to fame as a mascot for Franciscan missionaries, whom he lived with for many years. He was well loved by tourists who visited the ...

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