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Mrs Asari Dokubo - BN News - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 91
The wife of one of Nigeria's political figures and ex Militant Delta leader Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, Hajia Mujahidat Daba Dokubo-Asari announced via her Facebook page that the abduction ...
 
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 ...
pipeline vandalism bella naija
UYO (NAN) ― The Managing Director of Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), Prince Haruna Momoh, said Nigeria lost N376 billion between 2008 and 2013 to pipeline vandalism. Momoh stated this on Saturday in Uyo at  a capacity building workshop for energy correspondents Momoh was ...
Surgery on 7-Month Baby - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
The University College Hospital Ibadan, Oyo achieved a great feat. Doctors at the teaching hospital had a successful heart surgery on a seven month old baby, the youngest ever cardiac patient ever operated in any public health facility in Nigeria. The surgery was performed with experts ...
Nigeria_Immigration_Service Bella Naija
LAGOS (NAN)―The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Lagos State Command on Friday said that it arrested more than 200 suspected irregular immigrants in a week. The Comptroller of Immigration in charge of the command, Julius Ogbu, gave the figure while briefing newsmen in Lagos. He described ...
Brazil v Netherlands: 3rd Place Playoff - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
Brazil fans are pleading for someone to wake them up from this nightmare right now...unfortunately it is not a dream. This is their reality! After their shattering 7 - 1 loss to Germany in the Semi-Finals, the third place match today against the Netherlands at the Estádio Nacional de ...
Felix-Okafor Bella Naija
A 53-year-old U.S-based Nigerian man has been sentenced to 263 years in prison for drugs and weapons distribution/sales and money laundering. The man, Felix Okafor, who migrated to the U.S in 1981, was sentenced on April 10, Punch reports. According to reports, Okafor purchased a ...
Kefee Laid to Rest in Sapele - July - 2014 - BellaNaija026
Goodnight Kefee. The late Nigerian Gospel artiste was buried yesterday Friday 11th July 2014 in her hometown Okpara Inland, Ethiope-East Local Government Area, Sapele, Delta. As the body arrived Akpevwoghene Educational Centre, Okpara Inland, around noon in a white SUV with "Omega 1" as the ...
Nigeria Police Bella Naija
Today, the Nigeria Police revealed that it had credible intelligence reports that terrorists had planned to attack the FCT's transport sector. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, it is contained in a statement issued by ACP Frank Mba, the  Force Public Relations Officer. The ...
South African Ad - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com1
Feed a Child, a South African Children's Charity Organization has issued a public apology after its ad sparked a lot of backlash. In the controversial 1-minute ad, a black boy is seen sitting on the floor, begging for food as a white woman portrayed as wealthy, feeds him like a dog. In an ...
Malala Yousafzai - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist, is on her way to Nigeria to campaign on behalf of the school girls abducted by Islamist militant sect Boko Haram. The 17-year-old who also supported the viral #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign is expected to be in Abuja, Nigeria on ...
Police Teargas Polytechnic Protesters in Abuja
A time for Polytechnic students to celebrate. After 9 months, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has suspended its strike. The lecturers began their strike on the 4th of October 2013. Chibuzor Asomugha, The National President of ASUP, confirmed the news to Punch today and that the ...
Effiong - July 2014 - BellaNaija,com 01
Effiong Otu, a 21-year-old student of Maritime Academy Oron, committed suicide on Thursday morning by hanging himself on a rope in his room, allegedly after his girlfriend broke up with him. A family member named Ann, revealed to Vanguard Newspaper, that he was found hanging in his room, a ...
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala - Bella Naija
Earlier this year, it was announced that Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, is the richest with sustained growth in its GDP. But many argue that, poverty is still on the rise and the "richness" is not for the everyday Nigerian. On a new edition of BBC's Business Daily, Ed Butler asks a ...
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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 ...
Peter King BN
LAGOS (NAN) ─ One of the nation’s foremost Jazz musicians and teacher, Peter King, on Friday said that Nigeria does not have a music industry. King told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Badagry in Lagos State that the entertainment industry in the country lacked the required raw materials ...
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ABUJA (NAN) ─ The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Friday began a nationwide strike in the state courts in the 36 states of the federation. The National President of JUSUN, Marwan Adamu, who confirmed the strike, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Federal Judiciary ...
Adaeze Yobo - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and wife of Nigerian footballer Joseph Yobo, Adaeze Yobo is flashing a lot of skin. Adaeze who is on vacation with her hubby and son Joey, took to social media to share photos of herself rocking a sexy white swimsuit. The halter neck piece features an ...
Neymar - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Brazilian footballer Neymar didn't hold back the tears when he revealed that he was so close to being paralysed. At the Brazil training session and press conference on Thursday 10th July 2014, the 22-year-old spoke after being hospitalised with a fractured vertebrae in Brazil's World Cup ...
W57 v W58: Semi Final - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
On Wednesday, July 9th, a 15-year-old girl in Nepal reportedly committed suicide because her favourite team, Brazil, suffered a colossal loss to Germany, who defeated them 7-1. The girl, Pragya Thapa, who was a 10th grade student, hanged herself on Wednesday morning,  in Bharaul village ...

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