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The Future Africa Awards and Summit Class of 2014 Nominees - BellaNaija - July2014007
It’s the list the continent has been waiting for! After a full year receiving nominations from across Africa, the Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Africa Awards & ...
 
Jude Okoye & Ify Umeokeke - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com
As we all countdown to their traditional ceremony on July 17th, P-Square's manager and older brother Jude Okoye may have just confirmed that he and his fiancee Ify Umeokeke are expecting. If you recall, BN told you that the two are tying the knot and Ify is preggers. Jude took to his ...
Mad Man in OAU - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun, caught a man who claimed to be mad bringing in some flammable materials into the campus. Adedayo Daniel was seen with a keg of petrol, wires, stove and newspapers on Sunday. Daniel told the students that he was mentally ill when they ...
Boko Haram Bella Naija
In the early hours of Monday, suspected members of Islamist militant sect Boko Haram attacked Dille village in Borno, killing several people and setting houses and shops on fire. Punch reports that 45 people are dead, while Sahara Reporters states 27 people died by the attack. The group ...
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All through the 2014 World Cup, pop superstar Rihanna kept her fans captivated with her World Cup tweets. Just a few days before the finals, Rihanna jetted into Rio to support the German National team. After her favourite team won, Rihanna celebrated by "flashing"  in the stadium, then ...
Tanko Al Makura
LAFIA (NAN) ―The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Musa Ahmed on Monday, directed the Clerk of the House to serve Gov. Tanko Al-Makura with notice of impeachment for `gross misconduct’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development followed a motion of public ...
President Jonathan & Malala - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 05
A few hours ago, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan met with Pakistan girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai  at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to discuss the school girls abducted in the Chibok area of Borno by Islamist militant sect Boko Haram. President Jonathan assured Malala that the ...
Brazil v Netherlands: 3rd Place Playoff - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
Finishing fourth place in the world tournament is honourable, but when you are the head coach of Brazil's national team, not so much. As you know, the country hosted the competition. After Brazil lost to Germany 7-1, as well as Netherlands 3-0, Luiz Felipe Scolari stated that he would leave ...
Twitter - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Twitter has announced that during the World Cup final match between Argentina and Germany, there were 32.1 million tweets in total sent out. As you already know, Germany won the match.
Ayadi - July - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Ayadi Moniaye is a Nigerian man based in the UK. He is accusing the Redeemed Christian Church of God's "Jubilee Parish" in Manchester of turning his former wife against him. The pair tied the knot in 2000 and according to Punch, they separated in 2009 after years of domestic violence. They ...
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You may want to thank your friends or family when next they fart near you. Time reports that scientists at the University of Exeter claim that smelling farts could actually prevent cancer, among other diseases. In the statement by the  university, Dr. Mark Wood says, "Although hydrogen ...
Serge Ibaka & Keri Hilson - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Congolese-Spanish basketballer Serge Ibaka and his lady love, singer Keri Hilson shared photos of themselves on vacation. The couple are seen lounging while taking in the exotic and relieving vibe of the locale. Serge was recently in Brazzaville, Congo where he did humanitarian work in ...
Malala - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 02
Pakistan girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai arrived Nigeria on Sunday 13th July 2014, to help campaign for the 200+ school girls abducted in the Chibok area of Borno state by Islamist militant sect Boko Haram. She arrived Abuja in the early hours of Sunday morning. Malala later met ...
Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final
Germany are the WINNERS of the 2014 FIFA World Cup! Mario Götze struck gold in the 19th minute of Extra Time. It was a close match with both sides playing world class football. With their 7-1 crushing of Brazil in the Semi-Finals, Germany were the odds on favourite despite strong sentiments ...
Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final
The second half of the 2014 World Cup finale was momentarily interrupted by an invader who crashed the match by running across the pitch with the words "Natural BORN Prankster" written across his chest and also attempting to kiss German player -Benedikt Hoewedes. TV broadcasts around the world ...
Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final
It is the match of the year! The final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Germany versus Argentina...who will emerge as the winner? We have no idea. What we do know is that it is a star-studded affair at the Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. We have spotted David Beckham with his sons, ...
Boko Haram Bella Naija
Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for recent bombings in Abuja and Lagos. AFP broke the news via Twitter: According to a more detailed report by AFP, culled by The News,  the 16-minute video shows Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, claiming responsibility for the attacks, ...
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In Nigeria, no emotion binds us and transcends boundaries like football. It is a passion that is felt irrespective of class, religion or tribe. From the muddy roads with makeshift goal posts made with car tires in the slums to the astro-turfs with manicured turfs of the Island, football is ...
Wole Soyinka - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Today, Sunday 13th July 2014, Nigerian playwright, poet and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is 80! Wole Soyinka has been an inspiration to many with his stellar creative books, inspiring words, and speaking out about issues concerning the nation. To celebrate his 80th, here are a few of his ...
Nigerians in UK Arrested - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
It is always sad and shocking when we hear these stories, but unfortunately this is our reality. Three Nigerians namely Olusoji Oluwafemi, 44, Johnson Olayinka, 45, and Florence Obadiaru, 48, were jailed for 13 years collectively for human trafficking. According to Daily Mail UK, an ...
33 H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Confirmed In China
ABUJA (NAN) ― The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, said on Friday that the ministry was collaborating with other ministries to protect Nigerians from being infected by the Ebola virus. Chukwu told newsmen in Abuja that surveillance had been mounted in all the entry points into the ...

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