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Watch the heartwarming moment Rita Dominic handed her bouquet over to Colleague, Michelle Dede

Heartwarming Moment Rita Dominic Handed Bouquet Over to her nollywood colleague, Michelle Dede.

When it was time to pass the bouquet at her destination wedding on Saturday, actress, Rita Dominic, passed it to her colleague, Michelle Dede.

The Nollywood superstar actress, Rita Dominic and the love of her life, Dr Fidelis Anosike, founder of Folio Media Group tied the knot in the UK today. 

Their exchange of vows at the white wedding ceremony held in North Yorkshire, England, witnessed by friends, family and well-wishers all present .

On Rita’s train are Michelle Dede (Chief Maid of Honour), Kate Henshaw, Vicky Sogunro and Dr Olivia Waturuocha.

Dede was also her Chief Bridesmaid for the wedding which held in North Yorkshire, England.

Before passing the bouquet, the bride teased the group of single ladies who had gathered behind her. After two attempts to throw,

she turned, walked to Dede and handed the bouquet over.

The marriage blessing held in a 900-year-old Abbey with a unique history. The couple, who earlier in April, had their traditional wedding, were joined by friends and family as they said their vows abroad away from Nigeria.

WATCH as gunmen rob Church during Pastor’s preaching

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About six gunmen attacked a Seventh Day Adventist church in Johannesburg Central, South Africa, on Saturday, while the pastor was preaching.

According to Harare Live, the six gunmen had disguised as visitors. However, when the service started, they drew their weapons and ordered the pastor and the entire congregation to sit down.

The pastor was caught on camera stopping mid-sentence as he realised what was going on and stepped back from the pulpit.

Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji has made her first public appearance

The filmmaker/actor and director spoke to delegates at the 2022 edition of #CANEXWKND2022, discussing the importance of the film industry to development in Africa.

Genevieve Nnaji who has been away from the public for a while now was live in Abidjan after reports alledged she had suffered mental health challenges surfaced online.

The Creative Africa Nexus gathers Africa’s brightest creative minds, business and political leaders, policymakers and thought leaders to drive global expansion and trade in the creative and cultural industries.

There are also reports circulating that the #Lionheart star actress is about to begin the production of a new movie project.

The CANEX Summit and Live Theatre Programme brings together creatives from the continent and the diaspora to showcase, exhibit and network with policy makers, prominent investors, financiers, thought leaders and other creative sector practitioners. Featuring top brands, artists, musicians, producers, and distributors.

Actress, Rita Dominic and Fidelis Anosike wedding held in a 900-year-old Abbey with a unique history in England

Nollywood superstar actress, Rita Dominic and the love of her life, Dr Fidelis Anosike, founder of Folio Media Group tied the knot in the UK today. 

Their exchange of vows at the white wedding ceremony held in North Yorkshire, England, witnessed by friends, family and well-wishers all present .

On Rita’s train are Michelle Dede (Chief Maid of Honour), Kate Henshaw, Vicky Sogunro and Dr Olivia Waturuocha.

The marriage blessing held in a 900-year-old Abbey with a unique history. The couple, who earlier in April, had their traditional wedding, were joined by friends and family as they said their vows abroad away from Nigeria.

The couple reportedly met at the 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) and their relationship was a closely guarded secret.

Police react as gunmen cut off head, hand of security guards in Ondo

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Gunmen have killed two security guards in different locations at Ikare-Akoko, Akoko Northeast Local Government Area of Ondo State.

It was gathered that the gunmen raided the government-owned Mimiko Market and NASFAT Schools in the Ikare-Akoko metropolis, killed the guards and dismembered their bodies, leaving their remains in a pool of blood.

According to a source, the gunmen attacked the two places in the middle of the night on Friday while the deceased were found in the pool of blood on Saturday.

“The gunmen killed one of the guards and cut off his head and placed the head beside his body while the other man’s hand was cut and placed beside him too.

The source, who said that the killers did not take anything from the deceased before they left the scene, added that the way and manner the suspected bandits carried out the attack raised the suspicion of ritual killing.

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) SP Olufunmilayo Odunlami, said that the police had deposited the remains of the deceased in mortuary of state specialist hospital, Ikare-Akoko.

“We have commenced investigation into the incident, and the criminals will soon be arrested,” the PPRO said

Accepting or making cash payment in excess of N5 million is money laundering — EFCC warns

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says, accepting or making cash payment in excess of N5 million is money laundering.

EFCC, a Nigerian law enforcement agency that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud) and money laundering made the announcement saturday on its instagram handle informing Nigerians.

The statement reads, “A person who makes or accepts cash payments in excess of N5,000,000 or its equivalent commits an offence under money laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) ACT 2022.

The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of 23 countries non-cooperative in the international community’s efforts to fight money laundering.

The agency has its head office in Abuja, Nigeria.

Singer ‘Faze’: Biography, Education, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Achievements, Songs and More

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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Biography

Faze, real name – Chibuzor Oji is a Nigerian singer and actor. 

He was born on the 7th of March, 1977, in Festac Town, Lagos. Faze is 45 years old as of 2022.

The popular musician was a member of the defunct music group, Plantashun Boiz.

Faze has won numerous awards in the course of his successful music career. He is also an actor who debuted with the movie Alero’s Symphony in 2011.

He also composed the film’s soundtrack, earning him an Achievement in Soundtrack.

recognition at the 2012 Africa Movie Academy Award

Education

Faze attended Nazareth Primary School and Festac Grammar School, Festac Town, Lagos, before heading to  Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. To acquire a bachelor’s degree.

Career

After winning the 1994 DBN Karaoke competition, Faze launched his first publicity campaign. 

Prior to joining the Plantashun Boiz, Faze performed as a rapper under the name Lyrical Orge. He released his debut solo album, “Faze Alone” in 2004.

The hit singles of the album “Faze Alone,” “Angel Gabriella,” “Miss U,” and “Na True.” attained several top music rankings.

The album established Faze’s unique music style, “universal flavor,” which combines R&B, Reggae, Pop, Dancehall, Ragga, and Soul with an African undercurrent

His sophomore album, “Independent”, was released in 2006.

In 2008, Faze’s third studio album, “Originality,” was released, containing several hits like “Am In Love” and “Spend My Money”

Faze finished and released their fourth album, “REFAZED,” in 2012 and in 2013; he added two new songs to his discography, “Ifeoma” and “Lambo.” In response to the single releases, the singer simultaneously released music videos for each song. 

Faze has shared the stage with foreign performers who have gained international recognition, including Wyclef Jean, with whom he co-wrote the song “Proud To Be African.”

Faze has backed well-known and reputable company names, including Star on the yearly Star Trek Event, Globacom on the National Globacom Campus Storm, Guinness on the Guinness Extra Smooth Discovery Shows, and Sprite on their talent development competition for kids, Spriteball.

Faze is a signee of Westside Records. In 2006, he launched his record label, Independent Entertainment.

Marriage

Faze is reportedly married, but there are no public details about his marriage.

Net worth

NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Faze’s net worth

Achievements

Discography

Solo albums

  • ReFAZEd
  • Originality
  • Independent
  • Faze Alone

With Plantashun Boyz

  • Plan B
  • Sold Out
  • Body and soul Volume II
  • Body and Soul

Compilation

  • Bad Sharp Guys with various artists Vol.2
  • Bad Sharp Guys with various artists Vol.1
  • Untitled with Ruggedman (Shelved)

Filmography

  • Alero’s Symphony

Awards and nominations

  • AMAA Awards 
  • Criteria Magazine Awards- Youth motivator
  • SoundCity Awards- Best Choreography Video
  • Hip-Hop World Awards- Best Vocalist of the year
  • Nigeria Music Video Awards
  • Soundcity Awards- Best Video of the Year
  • Soundcity Awards- Best R&B Video of the Year
  • Soundcity Awards- Best Male Video of the Year
  • Soundcity Awards- Best Direction Video of the Year
  • Soundcity Awards- Best Choreography of the Year 
  • MOBO Awards
  • Hip-Hop World Awards
  • Futures Awards
  • Channel O Awards- Best West African Video
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Channel O Awards
  • AMEN Awards
  • 8 Fame Music Awards

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Here’s why Patience Jonathan is trending on social media

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Following reports, that, the State Security Service has arrested a student of Federal University Dutse over a social media post deemed defamatory against Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari – Nigerians take to twitter to apologise to Patience Jonathan, wife of the former President.

It was gathered that Aminu Adamu Muhammed, a final-year student of Environmental Management And Toxicology at FUD, Jigawa State, had in June posted on Twitter that Mrs Buhari had suddenly added massive weight after plundering the nation’s meagre resources.

In the June 8, 2022, tweet, Muhammed chastised the first lady in Hausa language: “Su mama anchi kudin talkawa ankoshi”, which could be translated as “the mother has gotten fatter by eating masses’ money.” 

Muhammed’s friends, who have taken to social media, said he made the post because he was frustrated about the prolonged strike by universities across the country. The ASUU strike, which started in early 2022, ended last month after nine months.A family source said officers picked up the 23-year-old student on November 8 at Federal University Dutse, Jigawa. The student was reportedly subjected to severe beating by the officers following his arrest at about noon. 

He was summarily transferred to Abuja and was briefly allowed to contact his father, Adamu Shalele Azare, about his location, which the family thought was a police station but newsmen were later informed that the State Security Service was behind Mr Muhammad’s arrest.

As a result of muhammeds ‘arest, Nigerians are recalling the era of the former first lady, Patience jonathan, wife of the former Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

Nigerian students seeking foreign education are to blame for the perpetual fall of the Naira — CBN Governor

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Godwin Emefiele, Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the number of Nigerians seeking foreign education is to blame for the fall of the Naira.
He said this at Lagos’s 57th Annual Bankers Dinner, organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (CIBN).

The dinner had the theme, “Radical Responses to Abnormal Episodes: Time for Innovative decision-making”, which was appropriate and well-timed. According to Emefiele, there was a tremendous increase in visa issuances to Nigerians by the United Kingdom in 2022 alone.

The apex bank governor noted that the number of student visas given to Nigerians by the United Kingdom spiked from a yearly average of about 8,000 visas in 2020 to almost 66,000 in 2022, implying an eight-fold increase amounting to $2.5 billion yearly in study-related forex outflow to the UK alone.

He stated that the move had immensely pressured Nigeria’s foreign reserves and the Naira. According to him, due to this and the need to increase forex earnings, the CBN and the Bankers’ Committee started the RT200 scheme in February 2022.

He added that the steady increase in headline inflation from 15.60 per cent in January to 20.77 per cent in September was consistent with global trends.

Reactions as Final year student is arrested over a tweet against Aisha Buhari’s weight

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The State Security Service has arrested a student of Federal University Dutse over a social media post deemed defamatory against Nigeria’s First Lady Aisha Buhari according to multiple reports.

It was gathered that Aminu Adamu Muhammed, a final-year student of Environmental Management And Toxicology at FUD, Jigawa State, had in June posted on Twitter that Mrs Buhari had suddenly added massive weight after plundering the nation’s meagre resources.

In the June 8, 2022, tweet, Muhammed chastised the first lady in Hausa language: “Su mama anchi kudin talkawa ankoshi”, which could be translated as “the mother has gotten fatter by eating masses’ money.” 

Muhammed’s friends, who have taken to social media, said he made the post because he was frustrated about the prolonged strike by universities across the country. The ASUU strike, which started in early 2022, ended last month after nine months.

A family source said officers picked up the 23-year-old student on November 8 at Federal University Dutse, Jigawa. The student was reportedly subjected to severe beating by the officers following his arrest at about noon. 

He was summarily transferred to Abuja and was briefly allowed to contact his father, Adamu Shalele Azare, about his location, which the family thought was a police station but newsmen were later informed that the State Security Service was behind Mr Muhammad’s arrest.

Read some of the reactions to the arrest on twitter.

London’s transport system is not allowing advertising that “portrays Qatar as a desirable destination” over LGBTQ laws

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London’s transport system is not allowing advertising that “portrays Qatar as a desirable destination” or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there.

The stance by Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly angered Doha during its hosting of the football tournament, with the Financial Times reporting Saturday that it is reviewing all investments in the UK capital.

Since 2019, adverts that reference countries identified as having the death penalty for same-sex sexual acts are referred to TfL, which reviews their suitability to feature on trains, buses and other sites.

It uses a list of countries compiled by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), a federation of more than 1,700 organisations worldwide campaigning for LGBTQ rights.

Qatar is among 11 states listed as having “effective” or “probable” death penalty policies for same-sex sexual acts, alongside regional neighbours Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

A TfL spokesperson said as a result any advertising campaign referencing them “continues to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis”.

She added that ahead of the World Cup it provided advertising partners and brands with “further guidance” on ads likely to be deemed “acceptable to run during the tournament”.

“Advertising which promotes travel to Qatar, tourism in Qatar, or portrays Qatar as a desirable destination will not be considered acceptable at this time,” TfL noted.

“Advertising which promotes ticket sales, encourages people to attend the matches in person, or encourages people to attend other events in Qatar will not be considered acceptable at this time.”

However, other ads featuring the official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 logo or encouraging people to watch the matches on TV or streaming services were likely to be considered acceptable, it added.

The Financial Times said the policy had prompted Qatar — one of the biggest investors in London through the emirate’s vast sovereign wealth fund — to launch a review of its investments there.

The Qatar Investment Authority has spent lavishly and snapped up some of Britain’s best-known landmarks and businesses, including the luxury store Harrods and the capital’s Shard skyscraper.

Seun Kuti: Biography, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements, Songs, Awards and More

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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Biography

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti, famously known as Seun Kuti, is a famous Nigerian Afrobeat singer and activist born into the family of the Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

He was born in Lagos State on the 11th of January, 1983. Seun is 39 years as of 2022.

The singer is the last child of Fela Kuti, a pioneer of Afrobeat music, and he currently leads his father’s former band, Egypt 80.

Career

In 2008, the band Egypt 80 released an album, Many Things, which was Sean Kuti with Egypt 80’s debut album. 

In 2014, Seun made his debut live performance after being honoured with an invitation to the Industry Nite.

He also appeared as a featured guest on Jidenna’s second album, 85 to Africa, which was released in 2019.

Kuti was interviewed for the Polaris series in the Visual Collaborative internet catalogue about pan-Africanism, his own country, and music.

He appears on Calle 13’s 2010 album Entren los que quieran in the song “Todo se mueve” (Everything Moves).

In 2019, Kuti appeared as a featured guest on Jidenna’s second album, 85 to Africa. He was also featured in the Polaris series of the Visual Collaborative electronic catalogue and interviewed about Pan-African awareness, his country, and music.

Seun has also been an advent critic of the government and speaking up against injustice.

Relationship

Seun is married to Yetunde George Ademiluyi, and their marriage is blessed with a daughter, Ifafunmike Adara Anikulapo-Kuti.

Net worth

NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Seun Kuti’s net worth.

Achievements

Discography

Studio albums

  • Struggle Sounds
  • Many Things
  • Black Times
  • Night Dreamer Direct to Disc Sessions
  • A Long Way To the Beginning
  • From Africa With Fury: Rise
  • Think Africa

In 2018, Seun Kuti’s project, Black Times, was nominated for the Grammys in the World Music Category. Making him the second child of the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti to be nominated for the award, as his elder brother Femi Kuti has been previously nominated in the same category without a win


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