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Fire guts small section of the Federal Secretariat in Abuja

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There was a fire incident at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja today. The fire reportedly started on the sixth floor of the building, which houses major government offices, and is believed to have affected the seventh and eighth floors.

According to Channels TV, the damaged area is reported to be occupied by the Federal Ministry of Education. No casualty was recorded.

"I couldn't stop screaming" - Anna Ebiere gushes about finally meeting Chimamanda Adichie

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Former MBGN Anna Ebiere took to her Instagram page today to gush about meeting Nigerian writer and feminist icon, Chimamanda Adichie at an event. Sharing a photo with her on Instagram, Ebiere wrote;

    "I couldn't stop screaming ‼️‼️ I kept telling her "I love you so much "‼️ It's an honor to finally meet my forever crush/icon ️ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie"

See what El Rufai had to say about restructuring in 2010

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Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai recently said calls to restructure Nigeria are irresponsible. Well, he had a very different view of the matter in 2010 when he was yet to be governor and canvassing political support.

Football star, Harry Kane proposes to childhood girlfriend Katie Goodland in Bahamas

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Tottenham Hotspur and England striker, Harry Kane has proposed to his childhood girlfriend, Katie Goodland.

The striker who finished as Premier League top scorer last season scoring 29 goals, posted the photo of himself proposing to his girlfriend Kate Goodland on Saturday in Bahamas, where they are currently holidaying.
He captioned the photo: 'She said YES! The pair welcomed their first child, Ivy Jane, back in January.

Mo Abudu, Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Joke Silva, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde & more celebrate Ebonylife Tv’s 4th Anniversary in Lagos

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Last night at the Ebony Life TV and Film Festival at the Filmhouse IMAX Cinema, Lekki, Lagos. The Queen of Nigerian TV and Film, Mo Abudu, stunned in a black dress as she received superstars including Mavin boss and fellow Johnnie Walker Ambassador, Don Jazzy and Mavin first lady, Tiwa Savage. The film festival was a double celebration with Ebonylife TV celebrating its fourth year anniversary.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Dakore Egbuson, Ireti Doyle and a host of A-list celebrities graced the red carpet as invited guests were treated to the new season premieres of hit TV series On The Real and Sons of the Caliphate. The 2015 blockbuster movie Fifty also hit TV screens with the season premiere of Fifty: The Series.

How Busy Moms Can Better Manage Their Time

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How can I possibly accomplish everything on my to-do list and still keep my sanity?

How can I make time for family when work is so busy?

How can I sleep more restfully? These are just a few of the questions that millions of us, as moms, ask ourselves on a daily basis. In a demanding, busy, lifestyle, we are all battling exhaustion and how to manage our time more effectively to be the best moms we can be. Here are a few things that I’ve discovered help me to keep some balance and keep my schedule in check:

You must have a plan. Once you have a plan in place, tweaks and adjustments can be made, as you deem appropriate. But the first step is actually having a plan! If you lack a plan, typicall you will accomplish the first thing that arises. The problem is that he first thing that arises isn’t necessarily the priority of the day. For example, you go into the storage closet at work to retrieve more printer paper. After digging for 5 minutes to locate it, you decide that the storage closet co…

4 Things To Tell Yourself When Feeling Insecure

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Feeling insecure sucks, and the worst part is that it makes you beat yourself up and question your confidence. Jumia Travel shares 4 things to tell yourself when feeling insecure.

It’s Ok
This might be hard for many to believe, but it’s okay to feel insecure sometimes. Don’t magnify the fact that you are feeling insecure and let it overwhelm you. Being insecure sometimes, just makes you human. Accepting this will be more productive to you than beating yourself up and making yourself feel like trash for feeling a perfectly normal human emotion.

Everyone Has One
Even the most confident people have insecurities too, there is no one that’s free of it. Please avoid berating yourself for sometimes feeling insecure, there is no human on earth that is immune to insecurity, so get over it and deal with it. Knowing everyone has one insecurity or the other might not get rid of your feeling of insecurity, but it sure can help prevent you from beating yourself up for something that you really don’t …

Interesting Facts You Should Know About Human Body

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It’s important to know basic facts about the human body for health reasons, because ignorance can be costly. Jumia Travel shares 5 basic facts you should know about the human body.

Stomach Acid Can Dissolve Metal
Yes, your stomach acid is in fact that acidic. The only reason the acid in your stomach doesn’t eat right through your body is because your stomach cells are renewed faster than they are destroyed.

Weight Affects Ability to Conceive
Being malnourished can negatively affect ovulation, because a minimum of 22 percent body fat is necessary for ovulation and reproductive competence. On the other hand, being overweight can also alter hormone chemistry and negatively affect ovulation. Not only does weight affect fertility, it also affects pregnancy. Thankfully, weight-related fertility issues can easily be remedied by shedding or gaining the required weight. So, if you are of an ideal or reasonable weight (a BMI between 19 and 25), you shouldn’t be going on crash diet or unnecessaril…

Stanley Uzochukwu Opens Ultramodern Luxury Mega Centre, Unveils New Products And Services

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Chairman/CEO of STANEL Group, Mr. Stanley Uzochukwu has said that all is now set for the commissioning of the STANEL OIL ultra-modern luxury mega center for official take off of business activities in Awka, Anambra State. The 1.5 million litre gas capacity plant is strategically located between the state owned university, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Anambra State Women Development Centre along 9th Mile – Awka expressway.

Announcing its readiness for business operations, Uzochukwu, said the ‘one stop’ mega center would be officially commissioned by the executive governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Willie Obiano on 7 July, 2017.

“STANEL GROUP ultra-modern mega center in Awka is fully ready for business operations and it will be officially commissioned by His Excellency, Willie Obiano, executive governor of Anambra State on July 7, 2017.

“The commissioning is expected to be graced by high profile personalities across the country.”

Uzochukwu revealed that the commissioning of the me…

Lawsuit Filed In Fatal Crash Involving Venus Williams

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Tennis star Venus Williams will be facing a lawsuit from the family of a man who died after an automobile accident earlier this month.

An attorney for Linda Barson, said on ABC's "Good Morning America" Friday that her family will sue Williams and are trying to gather more information about the crash.


"At this point we are attempting to both preserve the evidence and gain access to evidence," Michael Steinger said. "There were video cameras placed at guard houses where Ms. Williams lives, police have refused after multiple requests to turn those over to us, and we would like to see visual portrayal of the accident on those videos. They have impounded all the vehicles and have impeded our ability to do our investigation and move forward. Not sure what their reasoning is. They have refused to turn them over to us at this point."


Williams was driving her vehicle in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. on June 9, when she approached an intersection. A driver of another v…