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Buckingham Palace releases photo to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th wedding anniversary

Buckingham Palace has released a new photograph to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 70th wedding anniversary to Prince Philip on November 20...
The couple will mark their platinum wedding anniversary privately with their children and grandchildren on Monday for a special toast and dinner celebration at Windsor Castle. The guest list includes Prince Charles and Camilla, Prince William and Princess Kate and Prince Harry.

Former PDP Chairman's stabbed to death by his wife

There's a report that Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu.

According to reports, the attack stemmed from an allegation of infidelity after she saw a text message on his phone.

The deceased was stabbed 3 times in the back; and severally on his private parts, at their home in Maitama, Abuja.
Before this, Maimuna had bit part of his ear off and was treated at a hospital before returning home. He was advised to leave the house but he refused. After stabbing him, she drove him to the hospital where he died.


Late Binyamin Bello has since been buried according to Islamic rites in Abuja after his janaza at Abuja national Mosque today 19th November, 2017.  

The couple had a daughter together.  details from metronaija

Gifty says she can't impress to stay relevant

'Actress' Gifty Powers, has been in the news rather frequently after her stint at the Big Brother Nigeria reality competition. Even though she did not win the competition, Gifty has been getting a lot of buzz and publicity. 
However, many are also of the opinion that Gifty is always desperate to be in the spotlight, and that as a result of this, she often allegedly involves herself in controversies.

In a chat with Sunday Scoop, the actress scoffed at the insinuation. “I do not need to create any fake controversy to be relevant. My activities are enough to keep me in the news and I don’t lobby for attention. I am always working; so, I don’t have time to indulge in unprofitable ventures. If they can talk about Jesus stupidly, then who else can’t they talk about?


Refusing to speak on speculations that she is currently pregnant, Gifty said, “About the pregnancy news, I’ve already cleared that section; so, I do not wish to talk about that again.

On claims that she is living above her m…

Robert Mugabe reportedly gone on hunger strike

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is reported to have refused to eat in protest against his confinement. The frail 93-year-old has not accepted any food since Saturday, a source revealed, as he continues to be held under house arrest at his Blue Roof mansion.

Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao said on Saturday that Mr Mugabe was 'willing to die for what is correct'.

A Zanu-PF minister confirmed that Mr Mugabe is also refusing to speak as part of his days-long protest. The old man has been trying a lot of various tricks since last night,' the minister, who asked not to be named, said. 'Hunger strikes, making threats and refusing to talk.'

Also on Sunday, Mugabe is set to discuss his expected exit with army commander Constantino Chiwenga, who put him under the house arrest that he is protesting with a hunger strike. 

*if you like die, moreover you will still die

From Daily Mail.co.uk

The former Vice president to Shagari, Dr Alex is Ekwueme Dead

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme is reportedly dead.

A statement from his family signed by his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme said that he died by 10:00pm in a London clinic, Sunday.

The statement read: “Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing away of their patriarch, the former Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON. The sad event occurred at the London Clinic at 10:00 pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.

Ekwueme had slumped in his Enugu residence, and immediately taken to the Memfys Neurosurgery Hospital Enugu, where he relapsed and went into coma.


As soon as he was stabilised in the hospital he was flown to London in an air ambulance last week.

*may his soul rest in peace

From Sunnews

#AnambraDecide: Willie Obiano wins Anambra Governorship election - Sahara reporter

There's unofficial reports that Governor Willie Obiano has won Anambra Governorship election.
According to Sahara reporter, the incumbent Governor won the election with 94%. Sources:Sahara reporter

Patience Jonathan used NGO as front for money Laundering - EFCC

The economic an financial Crimes Commission has said in a recent application filed by Patience, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, before the federal high Court in Abuja has justified its assertion that a non-governmental organisation, Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, being investigated for corruption, was front for the former First Lady.

 They said the properties are located on plot 1960 Cadastral Zone A05, Maitama district. Abuja

Sources: Punch