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Gospel DJ Mix: DJ Donak - 2021 Rewards Gospel Mix

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Nigerian Gospel Disc Jockey,  DJ Donak Maxwel  premiers his new year mind blowing worship mixtape titled " 2021 Rewards ". This non-stop worship, soul lifting mix is inspired by God's word in Genesis 15:1 -  After these things the word of the Lord came... >>> Listen and Download Here

Happy New Year 2021

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2020 has been rough and eventful but here we are. May 2021 provide the blessings and grace we crave. Happy New Year to all fans, visitors, supporters and business partners of NetNaija. >>> Read on Here

"Abeg, you gats perform 'Abule' for my wedding" - Wizkid begs Patoranking (Video)

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Famous Nigerian singer, Wizkid has pleaded with his colleague and reggae dancehall artiste, Patoranking to perform his hit song, 'Abule' at his wedding. All indications have shown that the self-acclaimed Starboy seems to have fallen in love with... >>> Read on Here

Temi Otedola wins best actress at Ghana Movie Awards (See full list of winners)

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Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola's daughter, Temi Otedola, has emerged winner of the Best Actress award at just concluded Ghana Movie Awards 2020. Otedola won the best actress award (African Collaboration) for her role in the Kunle Afolayan movie... >>> Read on Here

Happy New Year LIB readers... Happy 2021!

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Happy New Year to all our esteemed readers far and wide. May 2021 be your year of victory, your year to shine, your year of elevation, your year to conquer, your year of incredible miracles, your year of endless blessings and breakthroughs! (Amen) Happy 2021! The post Happy New Year LIB readers... Happy 2021! appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

"There is no single logical reason to get married" Writer Ayo Sogunro says

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Weiter Ayo Sogunro has said there is no single logical reason to get married. He said Nigerians are invested in persuading single people to get married, then added that the only argument put forward to promote marriage is "social" or "moralistic". He tweeted: "Nigerians are inordinately invested in persuading unmarried people to get married. Every December, I have to go through this routine. "And yet, there's no single logical reason to do so. Every argument is social/moralistic. I'll pass, please."   The post "There is no single logical reason to get married" Writer Ayo Sogunro says appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

"2020 has been my best adult year" Tonto Dikeh writes and explains why

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Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to reveal that 2020 turned out to be the best year of her life. She said she faced so many challenges and overcame them, but, most importantly, she said she has been "financially stable in a financially crumbled society." She added that this year also made her appreciate privacy and minding her business. Read her post below.  The post "2020 has been my best adult year" Tonto Dikeh writes and explains why appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

"Early this year, I was hustling to pay rent for a self-contained apartment" BBNaija's Neo Akpofure shares testimony as he ends the year moving into a new house

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Neo Akpofure took to Twitter to reflect on his life as the year comes to an end. The former Big Brother Naija reality star explained that earlier this year, he was struggling to pay rent for a self-contained apartment, but he's ending the year by moving into ''his own house'' in Lagos.  He tweeted: "February this year, I was hustling to pay rent for my self-contain apartment. Last day of 2020, I’m moving into my house in LAGOS. OLUWA ON GUARD"  The post "Early this year, I was hustling to pay rent for a self-contained apartment" BBNaija's Neo Akpofure shares testimony as he ends the year moving into a new house appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

Rapper Lil Tjay arrested for gun and weed possession

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American rapper, Lil Tjay has been arrested by officials of New York Police Department. Lil Tjay who was in a vehicle with 4 others when cops pulled them over for switching lanes without signaling, was busted Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn and booked for criminal possession of a weapon, marijuana possession and grand larceny. TMZ reported that officer smelled weed in the car, which resulted in a search and the discovery of 4 loaded handguns and a large amount of marijuana. Everyone in the car were booked for possession charges as neither the rapper nor anyone in the vehicle took ownership of the firearms or the weed. It is however unclear why they're also facing the grand larceny charge.The post Rapper Lil Tjay arrested for gun and weed possession appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

Those extorting NIN applicants risk 7-year jail term - NIMC

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has warned that those extorting National Identification Number (NIN) applicants risk a 7-year jail term.  Citing Sections 14, 20 and 21 of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) Act and Sections 10 and 12 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, the NIMC which stated that the offence is punishable in accordance with the laws also affirmed that the ongoing enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN) is free across the country. Nigerians have been asked to report such cases of extortion for diligent prosecution to serve as a deterrent to others. The tweet read;  “The punishment for extortion if convicted is seven years of imprisonment as stipulated in Sections 14, 20 and 21 of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) Act and Sections 10 and 12 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act. “Report extortion via actu@nimc.gov.ng or call 08157691214 or 08157691071."  The post Those extorting

Stray bullet kills pregnant woman in Kogi as soldiers allegedly shoot indiscriminately while chasing a driver

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A 28-year-old pregnant woman, Marian Pelemo died after she was struck by a stray bullet allegedly fired by some men in military uniform in Kogi State. The tragic incident occurred on Wednesday December 29, at about 9 pm in Magongo, Ogori/Magongo local government council.   The mother of one from Oturo Quarters was struck by the bullet while she was sitting in front of her family house.  According to the deceased's elder brother, Idowu Pelemo, who spoke to Nigerian Tribune, the soldiers in a three-vehicle convoy including a Hilus van with registration number Lokoja 446 KG and another painted in military colour with registration number 014, chased a driver from Ibilo in Edo State to Magongo.   When the driver got to Magongo, he jumped out from his vehicle and fled. The Military men started shooting sporadically after the driver escaped. His sister who was standing in front of her house was hit by a stray bullet. He said the uniformed men rushed his sister to the hospital and escaped

Lagos police commissioner denies ordering closure of churches

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Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has denied ordering closure of churches in the state.  Though a statement was released earlier in which the police chief instructed policemen in the command to enforce all protocols by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 including the restriction of movement between 12am and 4am, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi released another statement in which he made a clarification.  Odumosu stated that he didn’t order the closure of churches but nightclubs, bars, lounges, and event centres. The statement read;  “The command’s statement was explicit on the enforcement of COVID-19 protocols as clearly stated by the Presidential Taskforce and the Lagos State Government respectively.“For clarification, the preventive COVID-19 protocols include the use of face mask at public places, maintaining social distancing, closure of night clubs, bars, lounges, event centres; no social party, street carnivals and due enforcement

Nigeria’s debt increases to ₦32.2trillion

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Nigeria’s debt stock rose to 32.223 trillion in September 2020 as revealed in the third quarter country debt data released by Debt Management Office on Thursday December 31.  Nigeria’s debt stock which is made up of the Domestic and External Debt Stocks of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), the 36 State Governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) grew by 1.214 trillion between June 2020 and the end of September 2020.  The data showed that 37.82% represents External debts, while the balance of 62.18% is Domestic. It read;  “Compared to the Total Public Debt Stock of N31.009 Trillion as at June 30, 2020, the Debt Stock in Q3 2020 increased by N1.214 Trillion or 3.91%.”“The FGN, State Governments and the FCT all recorded increases in their Debt Stock due to borrowings to enable them to respond appropriately to the COVID-19 Pandemic and to meet revenue shortfalls."Issuance of Promissory Notes by the FGN to settle inherited liabilities also contributed to the growth in th

Governor Sule appoints first female Chief Judge in Nasarawa

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Governor Abdullahi Sule has appointed Justice Aisha Bashir as Acting Chief Judge of the state to replace Justice Suleiman Dikko who retired after attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age. Announcing Bashir's appointment at the valedictory court session in honour of the retired CJ in Lafia on Thursday December 31, Sule said it was in exercise of his powers to appoint an acting CJ whenever there was a vacuum, and that a vacuum had been created with the retirement of Justice Dikko.  With her appointment, Aisha Bashir is now the first female Chief Judge in Nasarawa since the creation of the state in 1996.  Speaking after her appointment was announced, Bashir assurred the Governor that she would discharge her duties without fear or favour and in accordance with the law. She also appealed to the governor to increase the monthly subvention of the state judiciary, to enable it address its numerous challenges The post Governor Sule appoints first female Chief Judge in Nasarawa appea

We received 10,152 petitions in 2020 and secured 865 convictions – EFCC

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Mohammed Abba, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mohammed Abba, has shared the achievements of the agency in the last one year.  Abba who revealed that they secured 865 convictions from a total of 1,305 cases it filed in courts in 2020, added that a total of 7,340 cases were under investigation out of the 10,152 petitions received by the agency. In a statement titled ‘EFCC secures 865 convictions, receives 10,152 petitions in 2020' and released by EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren, the anti-graft agency's acting chairman further revealed that the EFCC’s projections anchored on a strategic vision were greatly slowed down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Abba said;   “The lockdown enforced as part of measures to stem the spread of the deadly virus precipitated a scale-down of our operations.“For more than five months, activities were at the lowest ebb in our 17-year history as an institution.“Also, a reform process that witnessed a change in the leadershi

Trump to 'snub annual New Year party & return to Washington early ahead of last effort plans to disrupt certification of Biden's win' - New report claims

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US President, Donald Trump is set to return to Washington earlier than anticipated ahead of a planned disruption by Republicans when Congress meets next week to certify President-elect Joe Biden's win according to a new report by CNN.Recall that LIB earlier reported that a Republican was planning to vote against Biden's electoral college vote certification next week, in another move spurred by Trump to discredit and slow down Joe Biden's electoral certification.Now, according to a report by CNN published Thursday morning, December 31, Trump is now slated to leave Palm Beach in Florida before his annual New Year's Eve party, so he can arrange last gap efforts by the Republican party to delay Trump's certification.Read excerpts of the report below.Trump is now slated to leave Palm Beach in Florida before his annual New Year's Eve party even though guests had already gathered at his south Florida club and were told Trump would be in attendance, according to three p

Public speaker accuses Cross River State Governor's media aide of sexually molesting and assaulting a woman who wanted a job (graphic photos)

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A man has alleged that Cross River State media aide,  Hon Solomon Akongfe Aboh sexually molested and assaulted a woman in search of a job. Solomon Valentine, a public speaker and youth advocate shared photos of the woman with a bleeding face and wrote: "She was brought to Calabar by the  SA @AbohHon on the grounds that he will give her a job with cali air.   "He now kept her and started making sexual advances at her when  she refused this is the result. This is not the first."   Sharing a photo of the media aide's ID card, Solomon added: "She has been sexually molested by her boss severely when she requested for money to enable her travel back to Lagos where her parents stay @AbohHon Hon.Aboh,Solomon attempted to kill her. The ID card belongs to the boss for reference purpose."   Hon. Aboh is yet to respond to the allegations. See the public speaker's tweets below.  The post Public speaker accuses Cross River State Governor's media aide of sexually

Masika Kalysha reveals she's engaged to a man she met 10 years ago but 'curved' for over 9 years

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Love & Hip Hop star Masika Kalysha has revealed that she's engaged to a man she met 10 years ago and ignored for over 9 years. She took to her Instagram Stories to share a clip of her and a mystery man with an engagement ring on her finger. She later confirmed she's engaged to the man and called him her fiancé. Although little is known about the man who proposed to the reality star, Masika said that she’s known him for 10 years and he had appeared back into her life just 4 months ago. She tweeted: "Met my fiancé 10 years ago. Curved him for 97% of those 10 years. Been dating for 4 months. He asked me to marry him 4 days ago. Last night I asked him what made you so sure after only 4 months of dating? He said I knew 10 years ago, on the day I met you that I was gonna marry u."   She added in another tweet: "Baby said are you sure you want to spend the rest of your life with the same man over and over again every day. I said yes. Are you sure? He said ain’t I th

"I wrote Aye for Davido" - Runtown reveals as Davido insists Tspize wrote it (Video)

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Nigerian artiste, Douglas Jack Agu, popularly known by his stage name, Runtown has disclosed that he wrote Davido's hit song "Aye". He made this disclosure during a question and answer session he had with his followers on micro blogging platform,... >>> Read on Here

Wannan Bidiyon Lalatar Ba Mommee Gombe Bace Kalli Ko Wace Jaruma Ce

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Wannan shine video da zaka ga yana yawo a social media wanda ake cewa momee gombe ce a hotel aka dauke wannan ba gaskiya bane ba mome gombe bace.   Saboda mutane masoyanta dama wanda ba masoyanta ba sun fara daukar wannan jita jita maganar gaskiya ba ita bace koma itace baikamata ana yadawa ba Allah kasa mudace.

Hollywood actor, Tyrese Gibson, wife Samantha split

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American actor, Tyrese Darnell Gibson has announced that he and his wife Samantha were splitting after nearly four years of marriage. The 42-year-old Fast & Furious actor made this known in a statement released via his Instagram account on Tuesday.... >>> Read on Here

EPL: I was naked, sleepless when I got call to join Man United - Ighalo

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Manchester United forward, Odion Ighalo, has revealed that he was naked in bed trying to sleep when he got the call about his transfer to the club a year ago. The former Nigeria International recalled how he rushed around a Shanghai hotel after being... >>> Read on Here

EPL: 3 Premier League clubs told to sign Diego Costa

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A former Tottenham Hotspur striker, Darren Bent, has urged three Premier League clubs to make a move for Diego Costa ahead of the January transfer window. The clubs are Tottenham, Wolves and Everton. We recall that Costa terminated his contract with... >>> Read on Here

2020 in retrospect: Setbacks in sporting events worldwide

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There are many setbacks in sporting events worldwide in the year 2020. Many competitions were postponed due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) globally. However, the safety of athletes, players, management, fans, arena workers and... >>> Read on Here

"It's over. You've wronged me in so many ways" Lamar Odom announces split from fiancée in open letter to her

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Lamar Odom took to Instagram to reveal it's over between him and Sabrina Parr and he asked her to release his passport and passwords. He said she has wronged him in so many ways and has now taken control of his social media, hacking his account and refusing to release his password. He claimed he can only share posts online using the phone she set up and he asked her to stop before he exposes her. In November, personal trainer Sabrina Parr revealed she has split from Lamar Odom after a year of engagement, claiming that the LA Lakers star is seeking "help". She later returned to him. Now, Lamar is saying it's over and has asked her to leave quietly and return his passwords and passport. Read the post he shared to Instagram below.    The post "It's over. You've wronged me in so many ways" Lamar Odom announces split from fiance in open letter to her appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog .

Writer confused after she takes iPhone11 Pro Max to sell in Computer village but returns with a different phone

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A writer has taken to Twitter to reveal that she has become a victim of the traders at Computer Village in Ikeja. She initially took to Twitter to reveal that her uncle brought back multiple iPhone11 Pro Max phones and she's looking for buyers.   Apparently, trying to make a sale, she went to Computer Village with one of the phones, but when she got home with the phone, she found out it had been switched without her knowledge and she now had a different phone. She tweeted: "I have always heard of the infamous computer village. I visited that demonic coven of the most hideous criminals in Lagos today. I went with an iPhone 11 Pro Max. This is what I got back. I can’t even explain how."   She added: "I was sure I left there with the phone, I don’t understand where the illusion came in. That place is just the devil’s workshop."  The post Writer confused after she takes iPhone11 Pro Max to sell in Computer village but returns with a different phone appeared first o

New twist as Republican senator announces he'll force votes on Electoral College results delaying the affirmation of Joe Biden's victory

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A Republican Senator, Josh Hawley of Missouri, has added a new twist to the US election certification process by announcing Wednesday, December 30, that he will object when Congress counts the Electoral College votes next week, a process that which will force lawmakers in both the House and Senate to vote on whether to accept the results of President-elect Joe Biden's victory.Hawley is the first senator to announce plans to object to the results.It's a bold move seeing that for the electoral college votes to be counted,  a House member and senator are required to mount an objection when Congress counts the Electoral College votes on January 6. The objection will not change the outcome of the election, but will delay the affirmation of Biden's victory over US President Trump in the November election.   Democrats control the house and will reject any objections in the House, but Republicans who control the Senate could increase the post electoral drama spurred on by Trump'