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DC Exclusive: Actor/Lawyer Kenneth Okonkwo returns to Court after the naming of his son in America

Nollywood first actor has returned to his legal practice with his insistence that President Buhari is under a constitutional obligation to appoint an indigene of the Federal Capital Territory as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The UN peace ambassador sued President Buhari for not appointing an indigene of the FCT as Minister. […]

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Abuja traders to shot markets, plazas today

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), the umbrella body of all traders groups in Nigeria, will close all markets and shopping plazas in the FCT today in honour of the victims of the recent EMAB Plaza bomb blast. President of the body, Ken Ukaoha told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday that the market and plazas […]

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Budget 2014: Govt to spend N11b on National dialogue, World Economic Forum

  WHOEVER says talk is cheap has not seen details of the Federal Government’s budget for next year. The government is to spend N11 billion to host the national dialogue and the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Abuja. This figure is contained in the details of the 2014 budget breakdown, which states that N7 billion […]

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Exclusive: Nollywood Actress Collette Orji Releases Hot Vacation Pictures

Nollywood Actress Collette Orji shares an exclusive holiday pictures with DC’s readers. The beautiful Actress is spending her holiday in the USA. Talking to Diamond Celebrities, the queen of Epic movie  said, “Delia I’m on vacation but still have Coco house to run. So, I take care of business while spending my vacation.” We wish […]

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DC Exclusive: Nollywood Actress Collette Orji Receives Honorary PAMSAA Awards

Nollywood actress Collette Orji was honoured with the “Best Upcoming Actress Of The Year Award” at PAMSAA 2013, today, 15th of December at the Sheraton Hotels and Towers Abuja Diamond celebrities can Confirm. This Award came as a result of her work in the African Movie industry which has help in showcasing African culture. With all the challenges, Collette has proven she’s a true […]

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Woman Abducts Policeman In Abuja

Abuja – A 35-year-old woman was arrested and appeared before a Senior Magistrate’s Court in Wuse 2, Abuja. She is facing charges for allegedly abducting a policeman. Vitoria Kalio (35), of Alibaba Crescent, Jabi, FCT, is accused of insulting a policeman, criminal force, assault and mischief. According to the prosecution, the accused drove a Nissan […]

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Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport Abuja Temporarily Closed,as Saudi Plane Blocks Runway

The Nigeria Airspace Management Agency has closed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, to air traffic. According to the information gathered, this followed the blocade of the runway by a Saudi Airline cargo plane, which landed around 9pm on Wednesday but developed a minor problem after landing. NAMA subsequently issued a Notice To Airmen on […]

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FG releases names of 2013 Nigerian National Merit Award list

After weeks of rigorous screening, the Federal Government yesterday announced the names of three distinguished Nigerians that have been penciled down to receive this year’s Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA). The three distinguished Nigerians drawn from Science, Humanities and Engineering/Technology, include Professors Seth Sunday Ajayi, Francis Abiodun Irele and Hillary Iyang Iyang. Professor Ajayi is […]

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Popular Nigerian Musician shows off his twin girls (Photos)

  Nigerian Musician 9ice had a set of twins with another lady Vicki Gordis shortly after his marriage to Toni Payne ended a few years ago. Back then, he granted a few interviews denying he welcomed twins girls with Abuja-based Vicky,  but now he’s  proud to show off his lovely daughters. He shared photos of the little […]

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Photos: Governors Held Hostage By Police DPO at Kano Govt lodge in Asokoro

At least five factional PDP governors, along with others, had been taken and held hostage in the Kano State Government Lodge in Abuja. The trapped lawmakers were members of the New PDP, a “breakaway” division of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who have rejected Bamanga Tukur as their party’s national leader. Sources say the police […]

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ASUU Strike: Police Use Tear Gas Against Protesting UniAbuja Lecturers

The Nigerian Police Force used tear gas against the members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja branch, as they mobilise for their protest into the streets of the Federal Capital City, Abuja. Eyewitnesses said that the lecturers had gathered at the mini-campus of the university at Gwagwalada for the protest […]

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Health Zone : Energy Drinks Are Dangerous For Your Health — Nigerian Doctor

A physician at the Nigerian National Hospital, Dr Agnes Eguagie, of the Department of Medicine advised people with hypertension and diabetes to avoid energy drinks because of their caffeine content. Dr Agnes Eguagie gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. “Energy drinks are an attempt by the manufacturer to […]

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American Comedians, others arrive for Glo Laffta Fest

The stage is set for weekend’s Glo Lafftafest event tagged Invasion LOL, as the international comedians billed to perform at the mega show arrive Nigeria today. Among the international stars expected to arrive today are two prominent American comedians, Tony Roberts and Deeray Davis and two of Africa’s foremost comerians,  Ndumiso from South Africa and […]

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Nollywood actor Chigozie Atuanya adds another year

Chigozie Atuanya is celebrating his birthday in Houston today, Sept 13th. The talented actor and this lovely wife are in the State for their honeymoon. Chigozie revealed to Diamond celebrities he will be throwing a birthday bash today with his family and friends. He also said ” I wishes myself all the good things that […]

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We filled Beverly’s BBA form at Goldie’s house – Denrele

Nigerian’s representatives at this season’s edition of Big Brother ‘The chase’ Beverly and Melvin did a little tour of Abuja radio stations in company of Denrele, Uti, Selly from Ghana. They made a major stop at hot 98.3 Abuja where Denrele revealed he helped Beverly fill her form which earned her the spot to represent Nigeria […]

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Nollywood actor Chigozie Atuanya and his wife Jennifer jet off to Hawaii for their honeymoon (pictures)

If you remember, Nollywood actor Chigozie recently wedded in Abuja. In case you missed it read here…  The two love birds traveled to USA for their honeymoon.  Last week they were in Las Vegas. And right now the couple is in Hawaii enjoying their honeymoon. This is what we call “love in Hawaii”. Lol!  Don’t […]

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Nigerian Female Musician In Terrible Road Accident

Fast rising female Rap and Dance Hall artist, Princess Dxkey, was involved in a terrible motor accident in Abuja. Dxkey and her friend Ruth were the only occupants in the car when the accident happened. Ruth was driving her newly acquired Car on their way from the INVASION WITH PHYNO Event by Pressplay Entertainment at […]

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“My Suspension By APGA Is Irrelevant” – Gov. Okorocha

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Sunday described his suspension by the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as “irrelevant’’. Okorocha, in a statement by his Media Assistant, Mr Chinedu Offor, in Owerri, however, urged the people of the state to remain calm and be law-abiding. “The governor is currently in the U.S. for a town […]

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