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The Book of AFCON 13 v 1 – 9

1 And on that day when the Super Eagles had gathered in the burning bush against the Ethiopians of the eastern Desert, Keshi, the leader of the delegates gave directions to the people, but they listened not.
2 And Keshi knowing what awaited him at Abuja knelt down in his heart and cried unto the heaven saying “My God, my God, please do not forsake me, give me only one chance.”
3 As soon as he spoke those words, the Lord heard his cry, and the Holy Spirit descended on the burning bush in the south of Africa where the men had gathered and said to Moses the Son of Victor, “Moses, go yea forth into the 18 yard box of the Ethiopians.”
4 And Moses hearkened unto the voice of the lord and ran into the 18 yard box of the Ethiopians. and behold, a defender of the Ethiopian Army brought him down and caused a penalty.

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ALAPO/OLOKO MEJI!! Meet 9ice New Girlfriend, Funmi Omotosho

After since his recent musical failures, yoruba pop singer 9ice has decided to turn to the other side of his life where he can still shine – finding daughter of rich people and impregnating them, my sources told me, his latest groupie is a young female undergraduate from one of the private unis in Nigeria, her name is Funmi Omotosho, we wish the couple the very best while it lasts.

See her picture below..

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Foreign Tabloids Make Fun Of Keri Hilson’s Nigerian Show Flop

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Cold World: Keri Hilson Flies All The Way To Nigeria To Sing To An Empty Room

That above headline was what Bossip.com and omg.com posted on their front pages.

Via OMG Ghana reports:

When I heard about Keri Hilson arriving Abuja for the face of Sofa Lounge show, I was surprised because I felt there wasn’t enough hype and publicity. However thinking more about it, I pushed the thoughts aside, concluding that there might have been, but I missed it.

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[Video] What Do You Think Of Keri Hilson’s Azonto & Etighi Skills?

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This weekend gone past American R & B Singer Keri Hilson was in Abuja to perform at the Face of Sofa show. As part of her set she broke down to some Naija music such as Wizkid’s Azonto remix, Flavour’s Ashawo Remix & Oliver Twist.
Watch her dance the Azonto & Etighi below and tell us if she did the moves any justice?

Boko Haram Dispatches Snipers to Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Abuja

The Nigerian intelligence community appears unravelled by the latest maneuverings of the Boko Haram. Sources close to the Nigerian intelligence community reveal there are strong indications that agents of Boko Haram recently dispatched snipers to the North East region of Nigeria – with a changed focus towards targeted killings and/or assassinations of persons considered prized targets.

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Nigerian First Lady Patience Jonathan Still Sick

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Wife of the Nigerian President, Dame Patience Jonathan

Despite her return to Nigeria in pomp and circumstance about one month ago, First Lady Patience Jonathan is still sick, SaharaReporters sources say.

Saharareporters learned that shortly after the public relations exercise that attended her return, she retired into a medically-induced bed rest that has her kept her away from the public, unable to attend to official duties.

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FCT To Buy N295M Spy Balloon

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has concluded arrangement to purchase an aerial surveillance balloon from an Israeli company at the cost of $1.9 million (equivalent N295 million), documents leaked to Daily Trust have shown.
When the deal is sealed, the balloon, technically called Sky Star Tactical Aerostat System, will be launched into the skies of Abuja where it will hover covering a 6-kilometre-radius area, a defence contractor privy to the deal said.

The documents show that contract for the supply and installation of the balloon has been approved by the Bureau for Public Procurement and is now awaiting FCT Minister Bala Mohammed’s nod.

PHD, MBA Holders Among 13,000 Applicants For 1,000 Dangote Driving Jobs

In what may be shocking but true, the Dangote Group has said that PhD and MBA Holders were among the over 13,000 applicants who applied for the recent Graduate Executive Truck Driver vacancy.

The company said it was satisfied with the quality and quantity of applications they have received, stating that its plan was to empower its Graduate Executive Truck Drivers.

Chairman of the company and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote revealed this on Thursday in Abuja at a World Bank Youth Forum.

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Two Men Jailed For Almost Killing Each Other Over A Girlfriend

The police on Monday [Oct. 29] arraigned two men, Richard Maza, 28, and Ndukwe Okezuo, 24, before an Abuja Area Court for allegedly disturbing public peace and causing grievous hurt over the ownership of a lady’s heart.

Maza, of Anguwan Rogo Village, Abuja, and Okezuo, a labourer, at Galadimawa village, Abuja, allegedly committed the offence on Oct. 23. Read the rest of this entry

Nigerian Youths Are Lazy And Don’t Read — El-Rufai

Amazingly, the controversial pint sized former minister of the FCT and now chieftain of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Malam Nasir Elrufai, has accused Nigerian youths of being lazy and quick to judge.

Elrufai was apparently reacting to the youths who regularly accuse him of corruption and high handedness when he was in office. Elrufai is currently facing a corruption charge at an Abuja court bordering on the lands he seized from legitimate owners and reallocated to friends and his wives and Underaged son.  Read the rest of this entry

President Says Dame Patience A Bright Star

Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan has described his wife Patience as the brightest star in his life and his jewel of inestimable value.

Jonathan was speaking at a ceremony to mark the 55th birthday anniversary of the First Lady at the State House, Abuja on Thursday.  Read the rest of this entry

FAAN insists DANA is Nigeria’s best airline despite accident killing 163

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said on Monday in Abuja that it had no regrets for choosing DANA Airline as “the best domestic carrier for 2011”.
FAAN had on Friday named DANA Air as the best domestic airline in the “Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport 2011 Staff Awards”.
The award which were in different categories, also include best staff, best airline (local and international), best oil marketer, best luggage handling company and best concessionaire.

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Paparazzi!! Our First Lady Returns Home yaaayyyyy

Dame Patience Jonathan returned to Nigeria from Germany this afternoon. The presidential jet which conveyed her touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport about four this afternoon.

Yyaaaaa, badbelle comot for road ohhhhhh, now my laughter don sure next time she speaks.. hehehehe,

Police shoot sales girl dead, injure 3 others

Police shoot sales girl dead, injure 3 others

A 20-year old sales girl identified simply as Lucy, was on Friday was shot dead by policemen in the Apo area of Abuja. The girl was hit in the chest by bullets fired into a photography shop where she worked as a sales girl. Three other people sustained gunshot injuries when policemen from the FCT Police Command fired bullets indiscriminately in an attempt to enforce the demolition order of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.

The policemen had stormed the area around 7 am with officials of Development Control Department, who had come to demolish illegal structures. But residents and indigenes, who felt that the government had no right to demolish their houses when they were yet to be resettled, resisted the operation.

Nigeria’s Ailing First Lady To Return Home

A presidential jet is scheduled to fly out of Abuja tonight to bring home Nigeria’s ailing First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

Presidency sources told SaharaReporters today that Mrs. Jonathan will return to the country as early as tomorrow if everything works as planned.

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VIDEO: Nigerian Terror Suspect Okah Tried In South Africa-Al Jazeera

Henry Okah is suspected of masterminding two car bombs in Nigeria’s capital that killed more than 10 people in 2010.

The trial of Henry Okah, the Nigerian terror suspect accused of masterminding two car bombings in Nigeria’s capital Abuja two years ago, has begun at a Johannesburg court in South Africa. Read the rest of this entry

Govt Approves N106 Billion For Construction Of Five New Airports

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The Federal Government has approved a sum of N106 billion naira, through the Federal Executive Council (FEC), to commence the construction of five new, world-class international airports.

Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, disclosed this in Abuja during a media briefing to update stakeholders on the development in the aviation sector.
According to her, the Ministry had, on assumption of office, drawn up a roadmap which she explained had three phases in terms of implementation strategy. Read the rest of this entry

President Jonathan flies Out In Two Jets To See Ailing Wife

 

A plane with President Goodluck Jonathan has reportedly left Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, several hours before the Nigerian leader was scheduled to depart to New York to attend this year’s United Nations General Assembly. SaharaReporters learnt that the secretive maneuver meant that the president was most likely headed for Germany to see his ailing wife.

“There has been a great measure of secrecy surrounding the president’s departure,” said a source close to the Presidency. “I believe that Mr. President will stop over in Germany to see the First Lady before arriving in New York.”

Mrs. Patience Jonathan is spending her fourth week in a hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry

President Jonathan Arrives Abuja, Tells Aides First Lady Is Still Alive

SaharaReporters learnt that President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Abuja last night after abruptly departing from a three-day tour of Malawi and Botswana. A source within the Presidency reported that the president retired to his private quarters at Aso Rock Villa after telling some close aides that his wife, Patience Jonathan, is still alive. Mrs. Jonathan was airlifted more than a week ago to a hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany. Read the rest of this entry

President Jonathan Hastily Leaves Botswana, Fuels Speculations About Wife’s Health

caption: Pres. Goodluck Jonathan in Malawi yesterday
SaharaReporters just confirmed that President Goodluck Jonathan made a hasty departure from Botswana, cutting down his state visit by one day.

A source traveling with Jonathan in Malawi and Botswana told SaharaReporters that the president’s surprising and sudden departure has increased speculations among members of his delegation that his wife’s health condition may have taken a bad turn. “Some of us are even fearing that the First Lady may be dead,” our source said. Read the rest of this entry

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