Monday, 25 August 2014

Psquare Unveils Their Own T-Shirt Brand

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The Okoye brothers, Paul and Peter ain't stopping at nothing in their pursuit of more wealth and fame.

The duo just dropped their own T-shirt brand...for both guys and ladies. It's pure Nigerian as it spots the head of an Igbo masquerade printed on one side of it.

In fact, the brothers have been using top Nigerian celebs to showcase their new achievement...celebs like Don Jazzy, Funke Akindele, Dr.Sid, Tiwa Savage, Bracket, Flavour, Wande Coal, Phyno, Jay-Jay Okocha, Chidinma, Yemi Alade, Iyanya and a host of others have endorsed the brand as they were spotted rocking the new t-shirt.

Photo: Asisat Oshoala Wins Adidas Golden Ball and Boot

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Asisat Oshoala of Nigeria wins the adidad Golden Shoe during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup 2014 final match between Nigeria and Germany at Olympic Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Montreal, Canada.

As well as serving up two assists, the insatiable Oshoala found the back of the net seven times in all, reaching her peak in the semi-final against Korea DPR, when she became only the third player in the history of the competition to score four goals in a single game.

“To be the top scorer and the best player at this tournament is definitely a positive thing for me. The team gave a great performance and, for myself as an individual, I think I tried my best for my team and for my country." Asisat Oshoala (NGA), winner of the adidas Golden Shoe and Ball.

Photo by Martin Rose

Popular Yoruba Actor, Soji Omo Banke In Hot Romance With Taye Taiwo’s Elder Sister

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According to City People Magazine, the versatile actor, is having an affair with a Lagos big babe, Basirat. Basirat is the elder sister of Nigerian Soccer Star, Taye Taiwo.

For those who have been wondering while the actor is always mentioning Taye Taiwo’s name, and wearing the former Super Eagles left full back’s jersey in his movies, he is very close to the footballer and his siblings.

Entertainment weekly gathered that, they have been dating for a while, and they are deeply in love with each other.

Omobanke frequents her house at Egbeda and they are always seen together in this area. Basirat is someone who Taye Taiwo holds in high esteem amongst her siblings owing to this, he spoils her with expensive gifts.

Landlady’s children arraigned for cutting tenant’s scrotum

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The police have arraigned two men– Olowogbemi Solomon (24) and Olayeye Damilola (22) – for allegedly robbing a tenant, Olayinka Offehin, and cutting his scrotum.

The incident happened in the Ikotun area of Lagos.

PUNCH Metro had reported on July 31 that the men, who were children of Offehin’s landlady, attacked Offehin and his family members while they were asleep that the two men allegedly stole N800, 000, and cut the scrotum of the victim during the incident.

The police arraigned the duo before an Ebute Meta Magistrate’s Court on three counts of robbery and attempted murder.

Germany beats Nigeria to win FIFA U-20 Women’s W’Cup

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Germany has won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup for a record-equalling third time after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Nigeria at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, Canada.

Lena Petermann scored the title-winning goal eight minutes into extra time to settle a match that, like the semi-final against France, had seen the Germans outplayed for long stretches. For the second match in succession, though, the Europeans’ will to win shone through, as did the quality of goalkeeper Meike Kamper – again named player of the match.

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Nigerian doctors suspend strike after 55 days

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Nigerian medical practitioners in the country, under the aegis of the Nigerian Medical Association, on Sunday suspended their 55-day-old industrial action with immediate effect.

President of the association, Dr. Kayode Obembe, who addressed journalists in Abuja, subsequently directed members to resume at their various duty posts on Monday (today).

The doctors commenced their industrial action on July 1, 2014 over a 24-point demand bordering on welfare, condition of service and poor facilities in government hospitals.

But Obembe said the decision to suspend the industrial action was taken after the emergency delegates meeting of the association, which held in Abuja on Saturday.

He explained that the strike was suspended in the interest of urgent national emergency while negotiations with the Federal Government continued.

Saturday, 23 August 2014

I'm the One Who Left the Relationship - Nick Cannon

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Nick Cannon is the one who decided to bail on his marriage not Mariah sources connected with the couple tell TMZ.

Nick has made it clear to all involved ... he's deeply concerned about Mariah's emotional state and is ending the marriage for the well being of their kids. He believes the environment around Mariah is toxic and fears for his kids.

Nick believes his kids have already shown signs of emotional upset living with Mariah. Sources say Nick's MO is simple ... he wants to create an environment separate from Mariah that gives the kids a safe haven from the "chaos" at her home. Nick is also telling his people he's deeply concerned about Mariah's mental health and believes her people don't care about anything but her ability to make money and pay their salaries.

And finally Source also says Nick is taking a "passive" role in the divorce ... telling his lawyers to take the path of least resistance to end things as peacefully as possible.

Armco to sell on JUMIA Kenya Online Marketplace

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Armco, a leading electronics and home appliances manufacturer and supplier has moved to sell its products on the JUMIA Kenya online marketplace.

Armco joins BATA, Express Automation, Sangyug,Mia Mara, among others already selling on the platform.

The JUMIA Kenya online marketplace is a platform that allows merchants to showcase their products, transforming their physical store to an e-store and bridging the gap between online and offline sales.

Vinay Savani, Sales and Marketing Director Armco, said,“Jumia online marketplace is the best way to reach a wider market, it’s convenient and stress free since customers will receive Armco products delivered to them anywhere in Kenya and they can pay cash on delivery.”

Fans blast Don Jazzy over ALS Ice Water challenge

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The ALS Ice Water challenge has been trending in various countries across the world and its aim is to raise awareness and money for victims of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

The ice water challenge involves being nominated by a person, and then you pour a bucket filled with water and ice on your body and challenge someone else. It is either you accept the challenge or decline and pay some amount for victims of ALS.

Jazzy posted the picture of Bill Gates’ challenge on his Facebook page and also a picture of himself. Jazzy was wearing a free-flowing agbada during the challenge.

Keshi ‘moves on’ from talks to return as Nigeria coach

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Stephen Keshi has appeared to rule himself out of a return as Nigeria coach after losing patience with the Nigeria Football Federation, the BBC has reported.

Keshi’s contract expired on 30 June, shortly after he led Nigeria to the last 16 at the World Cup, and he had been negotiating a new deal.

He told BBC Sport, “Talks over a new contract shouldn’t drag on. I can’t wait any more – the NFF is not serious.

“I have moved on. I can only wish the country well for the future.”

“I’ve had about seven countries approach me in the last two months but I kept them all away.”

Talks had been ongoing since July but a series of delays caused by problems within the federation, including the sacking and the FIFA-ordered reinstatement of the governing body’s president Aminu Maigari.

Friday, 22 August 2014

Ondo State Gov.Mimiko set to dump Labour Party for PDP

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The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, may dump his party, Labour Party for the Peoples Democratic Party.

A source in the Presidency on Friday told our correspondent that negotiation was in advanced stage with the governor to ensure a seamless defection to the ruling party before the 2015 elections.

Mimiko, who is the only governor elected on the platform of the Labour Party, is serving his second term in office.

Mimiko is a known political ally of the PDP and a staunch supporter of President Goodluck Jonathan. He was a member of the PDP before he defected to the LP in 2006 to contest for the governorship election in Ondo State.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Big Brother Africa shuts door on Ghana over Ebola

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Organisers of the Big Brother Africa competition have allegedly rejected the candidates selected to represent Ghana at the contest.

According to a source at MultiChoice in South Africa, the four candidates were rejected on the basis of the Ebola scare in West Africa.

StarrFMonline.com’s sources at Endemol, producers of the BBA show, said the four candidates who made it through the selection stage in Ghana were rejected because of the Ebola Scare in the West African sub-region.

An official revealed that fresh auditions are being held to select new Ghanaian candidates for the popular TV reality show of the continent. The new audition is only opened to Ghanaian nationals leaving in South Africa as a precautionary measure. It is expected that the same thing will be done to candidates from all of West Africa, especially countries where the Ebola disease has been recorded.

Bukky Wright Confirms Becoming A Grandmother As Her Teenage Son Is Now A Dad

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Nollywood actress, Bukky Wright has confirmed that her teenage son and upcoming artiste, Ojay is now a proud father.

His American boo delivered a baby girl in New Jersey, United States of America a few days ago.

The joyous grandma, Bukky Wright in a phone conversation with Best Of Nollywood said “Yes my son has given birth, I would share the photos soon.”

Ojay recently graduated from the Rutgers University with a degree in Biological Sciences but is also a rapper and a member/co-owner of the Barcodes Music Group record label.

Saidi Balogun In Huge Debt Over Pirated Movie

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Nollywood actor, Saidi Balogun is in a deep mess now over his new movie, "You Or I" been pirated even before its release, making him run into millions of debt.

According to report, the actor is presently in a sad mood because he had to borrow money for the movie production.

Speaking on the incident he said, “’You and I’ has been pirated. I am in serious debt now. The marketer of the movie, Adikaz and I are confused at the moment because we’re yet to come to terms on how the evil deal was done despite being very careful. Those pirates have wrecked their havoc again. It’s painful, very sad. I am not happy at the moment. All my labour and resources have wasted”, he lamented when contacted over how it all happened.

Actress Nadia Buari Joins Music Trio Group

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Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buari is about to become a singing angel.

The actress has crossed over into a new singing trio group and they are about to drop something big.

Source caught wind of this photo of the girly group and you might be seeing a whole side of Nadia.

Even Nadia herself, has described the group as "TLC revamp"...we hope they make Ghana proud like old TLC made U.S proud.

Customers Protest As Banks Announces N65 ATM Fee

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Banks’ customers have condemned the reintroduction of charges on withdrawals from remote-on-us automated teller machines (ATMs), even as the banks explain that the move was to cut costs and reduce unnecessary multiple withdrawals.

Late last year when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced the cancellation of the N100 ATM fee, many bank customers hailed the move.

However, the reintroduction of charges on withdrawals from other banks’ ATMs has spurred negative reactions from the customers.

Some bank customers who spoke with LEADERSHIP noted that the reintroduction of the charges would not only burden them with more costs but also take the cashless policy a few steps backward as the use of ATMs would be reduced.

Photo: John Dumelo Touches Yvonne Nelson's Boobs In Public

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If these two aren't really lovers, aren't they taking their friendship to a whole new scandalous level?

John Dumelo and Yvonne Nelson attended the launch of Chase Forever’s newest album at M-Plaza Hotel in Accra and were spotted getting naughty.

During the photo session, John tried to touch Yvonne’s breasts after the dress she wore revealed her chest and sides of her breasts.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Ogun State Police Arrest Three Student For Cultism

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The men of the Ogun State Police Command attached to the anti-crime patrol team in the Agbara Police Division on Friday arrested three students of ICT Polytechnic, Igbesa, in the Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area.

The police said the suspects threatened to kill another student if he failed to become a member of Vikings Confraternity.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Muyiwa Adejobi, the suspects ─ Kenneth Mokwunye, Adigun David and Okwuma Obiora ─ have been threatening to kill another student for failing to join their cult group.

He said, “Based on this threat, the student eventually raised the alarm and the police probed into the allegation before the arrest of the suspects.”

Adejobi said the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ikemefuna Okoye, commended the victimised student for exposing the threats of the suspected cultists.

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Missed 2Face Idibia's "The Ascension" Party? Watch it on Channel O this Sunday!

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 Missed the party Of The Year? Relive all the exciting moments again as Channel O brings you all the inside scoop of 2Face Idibia’s “The Ascension” Launch Party!

If you missed 2Face Idibia’s “The Ascension” Album Launch Party held at Escape, VI and hosted by Moet and Chandon on the 19th of June 2014, Channel O is giving you a second chance to see what went down!

Relive all the exciting moments as the event premieres on Channel O this Sunday, 17th August 2014, at 5.00pm (17:00Hrs (WAT)).

Watch Jermaine Jackson, Awilo Logomba, Basket Mouth, Bovi, P-Square, M.I, 9ice, Reminisce, Dammy Krane, Kaffy, Tiwa Savage, Ade Bantu, DJ Sose, 9ice, Ice Prince, Olamide, DJ Caise, DJ Spinall and a host of other superstars take it up a notch at this never before seen footage of the Album Launch! Continue...

Zuriel Oduwole Featured In 2 African Magazines - Y! Africa & Ethiopian Selamta

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 Fresh off her highly successful 8 week #FollowTheBallForEducation project, it saw Zuriel take 2 Footballs to Brazil and 5 other countries, on 3 continents and signed by people from more than 24 nationalities, including football players, governors, government ministers, corporate CEO’s, a Nobel prize winner, first ladies, ambassadors and football fans. It brought a fresh awareness to the issue of girls education.

For the month of August, two African magazines have released their interviews and features of Zuriel of take advantage of the long summer reading, holidaying and socializing months to showcase her unique talents and continued remarkable accomplishments.

Selamta, the In-Flight magazine of Africa’s largest and most profitable carrier:- Ethiopian Airlines, featured her prominently on pages [58] and [59] of the current edition, under the title - Small Wonder’. It would be read by hundreds of thousands of travelers world wide in the summer months, till early September. Continue...

Yetunde Taiwo Covers Zen Magazine August Issue

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 As a professional chef, she cooks meals inspired by Africa, but infused with ingredients, techniques and flavours from around the world. This August, serial entrepreneur and creator of ICY Public Relations, Yetunde Taiwo, graces our cover with a glowing smile and rocking a sun orange Allegra dress by Massimo Giorgetti. Learn more of this remarkable lady as she unveils her love for fashion, cooking and PR.

Photographer: Gary James, Hair: Gena Sullivan, Styling: Adjanie Muller, Final photo edit by Bili Sule

For more on the cover visit http://zenmagazineafrica.com/editorials/yetunde-taiwo-top-news-african-fashion-august-cover/

Ghanaian Music Group, R2bees Dump Manager

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Ghanaian hiplife music group, R2bees have asked their manager, Gome, to hands off everything pertaining to their music management, Ghanaweb says.

Gome who has worked with the pair for many years, we heard is having issues with R2bees...money being one of the major reasons for the breakup.

In a bid to move forward and become a stronger brand to be reckoned with in the industry, the guys decided it was time to let him go.

Though both parties are yet to release an official statement, our source revealed that the relationship had gone really bad...they just had to call it quit

Photo: Yvonne Nelson, John Dumelo Share Same Selfies

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John shared one of these selfies on his facebook wall and now, Yvonne did same!

The two are now in Nigeria for the premiere of Single, Married And Complicated, a movie they both starred in. So they took this photos on their way to Nigeria.

Come to think of it, have you ever seen either Yvonne or John share photos or videos of another persons on their social media pages except theirs?
So, it's either they are fooling us by making us believe they are just friends, or they are fooling each other thinking there's something else to love other than what they have...friendship!

But we wont be surprised to hear of a shocking marriage proposal from John to Yvonne some day.

Nigeria moves up in Latest FIFA rankings

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Nigeria has moved up a spot from the 32nd position they occupied last month to the 33 rd position in the latest rankings released by FIFA yesterday.

The Super Eagles have 673 ranking points, nine points from last month’s 664 points, to move up one step in the table despite not playing any match since the last rankings were released.

The points however, did not change the country’s position on the continent as Nigeria still sits third behind last month’s top two teams; Algeria and Cote d’Ivoire.

Argentina and the Netherlands also retained the second and third spots with 1604 and 1507 points respectively. Colombia, Belgium and Uruguay are the other teams in the top six of the rankings.

Spain, however, moved a spot up to 7th as they added 12 points to last month’s 1229 to tie on 1241 points with Brazil. Switzerland and France are the last countries in the top ten of the table as they maintained their previous 1218 and 1212 points respectively.

OAU Management Set To Re-Open University

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The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU to re-open the university after closing it down on the 18th of June, 2014 due to students protesting on the increase of their school fees. The school had to be shut down when the students’ protests won’t come to an end and it was already turning into a violent one.

But the university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olanrewaju in a statement today said the school will officially be opened on Sunday, 24th of August 2014, and lectures will commence the following day, Monday 25th. He also warned the students to be of good behaviour as they return back to school.

Friday, 15 August 2014

How To Protect Yourself From Ebola While On A Trip

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Planning a holiday vacation can be really exciting, after making your hotel reservations you begin to think of all the places you want to visit and which attractions you would like to see.

The recent Ebola outbreak has become a worldwide concern. While some may believe the best response is to declare a state of emergency, - some countries have already been put on a travel ban list – it’s virtually impossible to completely halt movement.

Sometimes you’ve just got to go, and we get that. Which is why it’s important to know how to protect yourself from the virus while moving around. This is why Africa’s Largest Online Hotel Booking Portal, Jovago.com has put together some information on how to stay safe from Ebola while on a trip. Continue below...

Don’t Misuse Your Body Now - Susan Peters Warns Young Women

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Susan Peters in an interview with sunnewsonline has advised ladies to desist from using their bodies to get monetary gifts, stating that, either they like it or not, it will tell on them sooner or later. Below is what she said;

First, I will say that we (women) are like flowers that blossom for sometimes, but after a while go down. If you misuse your body when you are growing up, it will definitely tell on you when you are ageing. I advise young women not to misuse their body for monetary reasons. Secondly, I will advise them to go to school and try to complete their education. They should be well focused on a particular vocation and develop on it. Continue below...

Kastina State Governor To Weds Late Yar'Adua's Daughter

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Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema will today wed Miss Maryam Yar’Adua, the first daughter of former President Umaru Yar’Adua at the new Usman Dan Fodio mosque where the wedding prayers will hold.

Maryam’s sisters, Nafisa and Zainab, are married to Governors Isa Yuguda of Bauchi and Saidu Dakingari of Kebbi.

 The wedding will be a no crowdy one due to the security situation of the country.

Late Patrick Sawyerr Wife Speaks About His Visit To Nigeria

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In defense of her late husband, Mrs Decontee Sawyerr, widow of Late Patrick Sawyerr, the Liberian man who came into Nigeria with the deadly Ebola virus, has said her sick husband risked all to come to Nigeria because he believed so much in the health system here & wanted to be properly diagnosed and treated.

She explained her thoughts on her Facebook wall and also took a swipe at the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who called out her late husband recently in a CNN interview. What do you make of this?

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Kim, Kourtney & Khloe Refuse To Film 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Until Thief Is Caught

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The cast of Keeping Up With the Kardashians has refused to film the show's forthcoming 10th season unless a thief who has taken over $300,000 from Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian is caught.

The two women, along with sister Kim, believe that the person responsible for the recent theft of $4,000 in cash from Kourtney and partner Scott Disick's rental home in The Hamptons is the same person who stole another $50k from the couple's Calabasas, Calif., residence in February, AND over $250,000 worth of jewelry from sister Khloe's Tarzana, Calif., home in March.

The sisters also believe that the thief is an insider who works on their show, sources close to the stars told TMZ.com, because there have been no signs of forced entry into the homes and security measures they've taken to prevent the crimes -- which an insider would only know of -- have so far failed.

The three women have demanded that producers ferret out whoever is behind the thefts by having the crew take lie detector tests.

Kcee Embarrassed In America Over Kidnapped Chibok Girls

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Limpopo crooner, Kcee, got the embarrassment of his life recently while on his American tour when cab drivers quizzed him on the fate of the Chibok girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in April.

Kcee shared his experience during a press conference to unveil PMAN’s peace pet project tagged Lighting Up The Unity Flame, at PMAN office, Opebi, Lagos, earlier in the week.

“I was thoroughly embarrassed in the US a couple of days ago while I was on tour. In New York, the airport cab driver who took me to my hotel, as soon as he discovered I was Nigerian asked, ‘have they found those girls.’ I was so embarrassed I had nothing to say.

 Again it happened in Los Angeles when another cab man asked me the same question.

Dog killed after teenager was caught having SEX with it

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A teenager has been arrested after it was alleged that he had sex with a dog.

Named only as Osagiator, the 19-year-old is reported to have taken the dog to a construction site where he was spotted by an onlooker.

As a result of the perceived shame brought on the community, the dog has been killed.

George Ogbonmwan said that he thought the teen was trying to steal the dog so he called owner Garuba Samari over.

But when they approached Osagiator they realised what was going on in the building site in Iguosa, Nigeria.

Mr Ogbonmwan told Nigerian publication Punch : "When I saw the way the young man carried the dog like a baby, I decided to tell the owner.

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Falconets beat England to finish as group winners

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The Falconets on Wednesday, defeated England 2-1 at the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada, to qualify as group winners.

Loveth Ayila and Asisat Oshoala scored, as the Nigerians recovered from conceding a very early goal, to win the match.

The Falconets will now face New Zealand who finished second in Group D, in their quarter-final game.

Six-year-old girl dies after being hit by mother's car

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A six-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car driven by her mother.

Bolutito Shodipe was struck by the car, which her mother was parking outside West Hounslow tube station, at about 09:40 BST on Wednesday.

Attempts were made to resuscitate her at the scene but she was later pronounced dead at hospital.

Accoring to BBC News, a statement from Bolutito's family said she was the eldest daughter and they were "coming to terms with this terrible accident".

Det Ch Insp Iain Miller, from British Transport Police, said: "It is clear that both mother and child arrived together in the car park and the accident occurred during a parking manoeuvre."

Police are investigating the incident.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Photos: Obama's 16 year old daughter is almost taller than him

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america president, barrack obama and wife, michelle with his 16 year old daughter malia obama were pictured at the white house on saturday on their way to board a marine one to begin their family vacation at martha's vineyad. but the greatest suprise is the heigh of his daughter malia who's almost the same heigh with him. checkout other photos below...

Aliko Dangote to address global leaders on economic growth

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The Chairman, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will address business leaders on opportunities and economic growth in Africa at the 2nd Global Business Forum in Dubai on October 1.

According to a statement by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dangote will draw out the story of the rapid change and global integration of Africa and Dubai, providing tangible insights into the two regions’ opportunities, challenges and synergies.

The forum will also explore new business partnerships and opportunities arising between Africa and Dubai.

In its strategy of expanding into the African continent, Dubai has become a major trading partner for the region as the emirate’s non-oil trade with the continent increased by 141 per cent, up from AED37.9bn in 2008 to AED91.3bn ($25bn) in 2013.

Is Obafemi Martins & Baby Mama Already Having Issues?

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Obafemi and baby mama, Abigail Barwuah might just be having issues already. The lady in her 20’s just posted a picture of her son, her footballer brother, her other brother and sister without the photo of her baby daddy, Obafemi Martins and says they are her world, life and everything.

 She also posted a photo on Sunday which says ‘cheating is a choice and not a mistake'. This however to me indicate something must definitely be wrong somewhere.

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