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"The Place Beyond The Pines" Premiere - 2012 Toronto International Film Festival
It's a girl for Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes. The Hollywood couple who shielded their pregnancy from the public glare have confirmed that Eva gave birth to a baby girl on Friday 12th ...
 
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MTV EMA season is underway! MTV (DStv channel 130) has revealed the first four nominees for the Best African Act. Davido (Nigeria), Goldfish (South Africa), Diamond (Tanzania) and Toofan (Togo) will be battling it out for supremacy in this hotly contested category. In addition, for the first ...
EBOLA ABUJA
Kaduna, Sept. 9, 2014 (NAN) Kaduna State Government on Tuesday said it had released N116 million for the purchase of  Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) detecting equipment in  public schools. The Commissioner for Education in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Ali, said this at the flag-off of training for ...
Beggar Nabbed Trying to Kidnap Toddler BellaNaija
Lagos (NAN) - A beggar, Gboyega Dauda, who allegedly attempted to kidnap a toddler, Ismail Abdullahi, was on Tuesday, charged before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court,  Lagos. Dauda, 31, of no fixed address is standing trial on a one-count charge of attempted kidnap. The Prosecutor, Koti ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
Monrovia (Reuters/NAN) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday night in Monrovia predicted that Liberia would see thousands of new cases of Ebola virus in coming weeks as the virus was spreading exponentially. It said it would take more than nine months to contain and there was ...
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Last month, BN brought you the news that Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy Church, and his wife, Anita Odegwa Oyakhilome, are reportedly undergoing divorce proceedings. Anita is said to be filing for divorce on grounds of “adultery and unreasonable behaviour." According to reports, the ...
Tecno Mobile - Bellanaija - September 2014
All successful brands the world over share one key element in their success stories, and that is 'hard work'. TECNO Mobile is not left out in this universal trend of unique brand development, high quality product offerings, affordability and improvement…improvement….improvement. TECNO ...
Alfred Ajani Bella Naija
Alfred Ajani is proof that thinking outside the box when pursuing one's dreams is the key to success. Last month, BN told you about Ajani, the 22-year-old Coventry University graduate who was unemployed for several months, and decided to stand at Waterloo train station holding up a placard ...
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The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) is opposing the federal government's decision to move schools' resumption date from October 12th to September 22nd. You will recall that last month, the Federal Government had ordered that all primary and secondary schools in the country should resume in ...
MMIA BellaNaija
A US air Marshall is currently in quarantine in Houston, Texas today, after reportedly being attacked with a syringe by an unknown individual at the Murtala Muhammed International airport in Lagos. The attack was said to be unprovoked. The assailant injected the air marshal with an unknown ...
Obasanjo's Son BellaNaija
The son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo was reportedly shot by Boko Haram in Mubi, Adamawa today. Adebayo Obasanjo, who is an army engineer and was a Lieutenant Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State, was shot when Boko Haram attacked a platoon he was leading in Mubi, Adamawa, ...
Somalia Military Strike
Frankfurt (dpa/NAN) - German government said on Monday that three nationals suspected of belonging to radical Islamist militia Al-Shabaab were arrested at Frankfurt Airport, following their return from Kenya. A spokeswoman for federal prosecutor said the men, aged 23, 26 and 28, were ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
London (Reuters/NAN) - The British government said it would send military and humanitarian experts to Sierra Leone to set up a medical treatment centre there to care for victims of the Ebola outbreak. Britain took the decision after 11 major companies pressurized the international community to ...
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  The 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards which took place on Sunday 31st August 2014 in New York, was a star-studded affair. Budding TV producer/presenter Lara Adegebenro was live on the red carpet on behalf of BN, interviewing the celebrities including Funke Akindele, Tiwa Savage, and ...
EBOLA ABUJA
Abuja (NAN) - The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, has confirmed that the sister of the Port Harcourt doctor who died of Ebola has been discharged from the isolation ward in Rivers. Chukwu, who briefed newsmen in Abuja on Monday on the current status of the virus in Nigeria, put the ...
Elite Model Look Nigeria 2014 Winners BellaNaija 58
The 2014 Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria competition which took place on Saturday 6th September 2014 was one of the most glamorous events on the Lagos scene this year. We cannot wait to bring you all the juicy red carpet action. The focus of the day was the female and male model ...
Baltimore Ravens v Cincinnati Bengals
Leaked footage of Baltimore Ravens football player, Ray Rice punching his wife in an elevator, has been posted online. In the video, Rice is shown punching Janay Palmer, his then fiancee, in the face twice, knocking her out. He then drags her unconscious body out of the elevator. The ...
2014 US Open - Day 14
Tennis superstar, Serena Williams, has been given $4 million for winning the US Open! This is the 6th time in history that she has won the tournament. Her victory also means this is her 18th Grand Slam singles title. The final match of the tournament took place in Flushing Meadows, New York ...
Rita Dominic Zaron BellaNaija 3
Nollywood superstar actress and producer Rita Dominic is the new brand ambassador for Zaron Cosmetics! As with their campaign with Ghanaian star Yvonne Nelson, Zaron once again pushes the envelope this time. The Zaron team tells us - "Zaron wants every woman to glow inside and out, with the ...
Seyi Shay
The Genevieve Pink Ball Foundation is happy to announce its run/walk/cycle against breast cancer! The aim of this year's walk is to have more than 500 people help raise awareness about breast cancer and show support for those affected. The run/walk/cycle will be led by Maje Ayida, and ...
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As TW Magazine turns 7 this month! It was not easy convincing TW Publisher and veteran broadcaster Adesuwa Onyenokwe to be the cover star for this edition, as she is not one to seek self-attention. However as the magazine prepares to embark on a new chapter, we thought it fitting to chronicle ...

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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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