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Anne Heche, an American actress, has died. She was 53. The news comes a week after she crashed her car into a house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, leaving the home destroyed and the actress in critical condition. Many had hoped Heche would make a recovery after a publicist for the actor reported her in a “stable” condition after the crash. Firefighters said she had been speaking to them as she was cut free of the wreckage and taken to hospital. But the actor lost consciousness shortly afterwards; on 8 August, representatives posted an update, saying Heche…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Nollywood actress, Mary Remmy Njoku and her husband, Jason Njoku, who is the co-founder and CEO of iROKOtv, have renewed their vow on their 10th wedding anniversary. According to reports, the ceremony took place today, 12 August, 2022, in Maldives. The event were graced by some of the couple’s close friends and popular celebrities. Remmy’s bridal train consisted of personalities such as Uche Ogbodo, Mary Lazarus, Moyo Lawal, and Emmanuella Remmy. The couple who tied the conjugal knot on August 18, 2012 in Lagos, are blessed with three children: Jason (2013), Annabelle (2015), and Amber…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, has donated N10 billion through his foundation, in support of the Nigerian government’s fight against terrorism, and other forms of insecurity. The billionaire businessman, made the donation through Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) on Friday, 12 August, 2022. This was disclosed in a statement from BUA Group following the visit of the billionaire businessman to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The statement is titled, ‘BUA Chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu, Donates 10bn Naira Security Support Fund For Various Interventions Through ASR Africa.” It said, “Leading Nigerian Businessman,…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Eleven people were killed and six others injured during a mass shooting in Montenegro’s central city of Cetinje on Friday, 12 August, 2022. Montenegro’s public broadcaster RTCG said,“Eleven people were killed, while six were wounded, including a member of the police,” adding that the shooter was included in the toll. A police officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity also confirmed the figure to AFP. The incident took place in Cetinje, some 36 kilometres (22 miles) west of the capital Podgorica, after the shooter was involved in a family dispute, according to RTCG. The…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a Mama Boko Haram, and her co-defendants have been sentenced to 5 years jail terms each by Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court. Mama Boko Haram, alongside Tahiru Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyede, were jailed after they were found guilty of a three-count of conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N66m. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Maiduguri Zonal Command secured the conviction and sentencing of the convicts. Count two of the charge reads, “That you, Tahiru Saidu Daura, while being a programme manager of Complete Care…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Vice President of Paraguay, Hugo Velazquez announced his resignation on Friday, 12 August, 2022. He also withdrew from the 2023 presidential election after he was sanctioned by Washington for “significant corruption.” Velazquez was hoping to stand for election next year as Paraguay’s presidents — including the current leader Mario Abdo Benitez — are limited to a single five-year term. He had been a candidate for the ruling Colorado Party’s December primaries ahead of next year’s election. “The decision to step aside is to not affect the President” or their Colorado Party, Velazquez told 1080…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Thursday, visited a former presidential aspirant of the African Democratic Congress, Kingsley Moghalu, at his Abuja residence. Moghalu shared pictures from the visit on Friday, 12 August, 2022, via Twitter. The former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria recalled his collaboration with Obi when the latter governed Anambra State and celebrated Obi’s candidacy. Moghalu wrote, “His Excellency @PeterObi paid me a visit yesterday morning at my residence in Abuja. I was very glad to receive him. We discussed the state of the nation and his aspiration…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- THE family and friends of a young man, Jeffrey Omoregie, have been thrown into mourning after a driver crushed him to death on Uselu-Lagos Expressway, Uselu, in the Egor Local Government Area of Edo state. According to report, Jeffrey, a petroleum engineering graduate of the University of Benin, Edo State, was on his way to a Union Bank branch to wait for his mother, who wanted to make cash withdrawal from her bank account. It was gathered that his mother intended to give him some money after he concluded plans to travel to Canada for…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Thirty-three years after the sudden demise of Samuel Okwaraji, some of his teammates are yet to get over his painful exit. Okwaraji slumped during the Super Eagles’ 1990 World Cup qualifier against Angola on August 12, 1989 at the National Stadium, Lagos and was rushed to hospital where he finally passed on. About five fans died same day at the overcrowded 40,000-capacity stadium, as the Eagles won the qualifier 1-0 under chaotic conditions. Doctors said Okwaraji died of congestive heart failure, with an autopsy revealing he had an enlarged heart and high blood pressure. Today,…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Award winning Nigerian singer, Femi Kuti, has denied calling supporters of Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), zombies. A report had alleged that the 60-year-old used the term to describe the supporters of the presidential candidate known as ‘Obidients’. He was said to have made the comment while performing at the new Afrika Shrine on Thursday. “You know what obedience means? Stand up, sit down, sit there — zombie. How can you be Obidient in this chaos? I am not Obidient,” he had allegedly said. “You are such liars. Of what benefit…

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