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First Bank and Paypal Unveil Seamless E-commerce PaymentPartnership - BellaNaija - July2014012
FirstBank of Nigeria Ltd and PayPal have launched an exclusive strategic partnership to make it easier for FirstBank customers to pay and get paid globally; in a manner that is ...
 
Ebonyi Speaker Impeached - Bella Naija
Ebonyi State House of Assembly Speaker, Chukwuma Nwazunku has been impeached. He was impeached this morning, July 21, by 18 out of 24 members of the House, who voted him out, according to The Nation.  A new speaker, Helen Nwaobasi,  a representative Abakaliki South state constituency, has ...
Rilwanu Lukman
Former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum,  Rilwanu Lukman, has passed away. He died this morning in Vienna, Austria at the age of 76 after a long period of illness, The News reports. Lukman was a respected engineer who held multiple ministerial positions in Nigeria. He was also the Secretary ...
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Former Minister of Education and activist Oby Ezekwesili revealed via her official Twitter account this morning that she was detained by the State Security Service at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport. According to Ezekwesili, the SSS refused to give her her passport. She was on her ...
President Jonathan Sad - April 2014 - BellaNaija.com
Late last week, President Jonathan faced criticism for asking the Senate and House of Representatives to approve a $1 billion loan to tackle Islamist militant sect Boko Haram. Also speaking out against the request is the All Progressives Congress. (more…)
Nigerian Accountant & Pastor - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Samuel Kayode, a 57-year-old accountant and part-time pastor of Christ Apostolic Church, South London,  is at the centre of a fraud investigation after £4million ended up in his personal accounts. (more…)
John Ogu - Paul Ukonu Photography - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
Nigerian central midfielder John Ogu Ugochuwku has released his new photos shot by celebrity photographer Paul Ukonu. The 26-year-old footballer who plays for Académica de Coimbra flaunts his abs in the shoot as well as shows-off his sartorial style. John is all about giving back, with ...
BN News - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01 (4)
On Sunday morning, a woman who is believed to be "mad" and a ritualist, was caught by a Police officer with the corpse of a young boy on the Mile 2 bridge close to Festac, Lagos. According to reports, the officer who suspected the woman was asked to empty her "Ghana-Must-Go" bag. A lot of ...
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ABUJA (NAN) ―  The police in Osun have arrested an operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over the death of one Kamaldeen Muritala. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by the Force spokesman, ACP Frank Mba, said  Muritala, a 32-year-old Islamic teacher, died of ...
The Tobacco Bill - July 2014 - BN Movies & TV - BellaNaija.com 01
The Nigeria National Tobacco Control Bill is a comprehensive law that if passed will regulate the manufacturing, advertising, distribution and consumption of tobacco products in Nigeria. It is a bill that is aimed at domesticating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because ...
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You may know her as a co-host of Moments with Mo, now Bolanle Olukanni has hit a new career high with her role as the new role of co-host for MTN Project Fame West Africa alongside Joseph Benjamin. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago, America with Honours in a double degree, of BA ...
Prince George - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
So adorable. Prince George will be 1 - yeah it has been a year - in 2 days and to mark his 1st birthday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new picture of him. The young royal is seen walking in the photo, wearing denim overalls, a navy polo shirt and blue leather ...
Imo Kidnappers' Den - BN News - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 02
With the help of local vigilantes, the Imo State Police Command discovered a kidnapper's undergound 8 bedroom den in a deserted building. The den located in Umuchima Village, Okwu Autonomous Community in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, is reported to be used by kidnappers ...
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A policeman in Lagos reportedly knocked down a woman and her baby while driving against traffic on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. As a result of the incident, the woman,Taskirat Anjolaiya is said to have sustained a brain injury, pelvic fracture, and facial bruises. Her baby girl, Ammarah, ...
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ADDIS ABABA (NAN) ― The Ethiopian Government on Friday arraigned three local journalists on a two-count charge of alleged terrorism and complicity under the country’s anti-terrorism law. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Addis Ababa reports that the three, including a lady, had been ...
Malaysian Plane - July - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
ABUJA (NAN) ― Nigeria on Friday in New York expressed full support for an independent international investigation into the Malaysian airline flight disaster in eastern Ukraine, which killed all 298 people on board. Joy Ogwu, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, expressed ...
T.B. Joshua - BN News - July 2014 - BellaNaija.com 01
The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), yesterday released a video of the head pastor T.B. Joshua predicting the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH17. MH17 crashed in Ukraine in the middle of its journey, with 280 passenger and 15 crew. It took off from Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport on ...
Brown Ideye - July 2014 - BN Sports - BellaNaija.com 01
Nigerian forward Brown Ideye has hit it big. West Brom has signed the striker from Dynamo Kiev for a club record £10million fee. 25-year-old Idele joins the team on a three-year deal. The elated footballer who was not picked to play at the world cup tournament by Stephen Keshi, will ...
Global Innovation Index - July 2014 - BN News - BellaNaija.com 01
Out of 143 countries listed in the Global Innovation Index report released in Sydney, Australia, yesterday Friday 18th July 2014, Nigeria is in the 110th position. The score is 27.8, with a 0.23%. Topping the list are Switzerland, United Kingdom and Sweden. The annual rankings is published ...

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