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George Weah sworn in as Liberian president (photos)

The President-elect of the Federal Republic of Liberia, George Weah has just been sworn in Samuel Kanyon Doe stadium near the country’s capital, Monrovia.

He replaces Africa’s first elected female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after two terms. It is the first democratic transfer of power in the West African state in more than 70 years.

Heads of state from Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Togo attended along with friends and former colleagues from his football years.

Fans of the 51-year-old international footballer are in high spirits. Photos and videos of citizens jubilating in colourful costumes to witness the historic inauguration is trending on social media platforms.

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Metro

How Fire from mosquito coil killed triplets, brother in Jigawa (photos)

A set of triplets and their younger brother have been killed in a fire outbreak caused by a mosquito coil in Hadejia, Jigawa.

The deceased are Hassan, Hussain, Muhusin and their younger brother, Aliyu Sale.

The incident occurred on Saturday, at about 10:45 p.m.

The tragic fire was assumed to have been caused by a spark from a faulty electric appliance, however, updates from more investigations reveal that the fire was actually caused by a mosquito coil.

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50 years of marriage: Benue Man weds Wife who has breast cancer on Hospital bed in Benue

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Benue based couple, Atule Kile Gunduor and Bridget Gunduor on Sunday in Benue State officially got married after being together for 50 years and birthing 8 children.

In a Facebook post by Ukan Kurugh, he revealed that Bridget has been admitted at the Foundation Memorial Hospital, Makurdi, since September 2017, due to complications from breast cancer.

The couple decided to tie the knot and invited a priest to wed them in holy matrimony in the hospital.

The Gunduors had with them family members and friends to help celebrate their love.

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Actress Iyabo Ojo and Lagos socialite, Lara Olukotun, fight over Pasuma (details)

Single mum of two and actress, Iyabo Ojo and her bosom friend Lara Olukotun, the lady behind the famous Larrit Shoe Village (LSV) are no longer friends.

Until not too long ago, she could easily be described as Iyabo Ojo’s best friend, they partied together and at some point, Lara’s shoe business had Iyabo Ojo as its brand face...suddenly, there was a lull in their social appearances—Lara and Iyabo were not seen together again.

The rift between Larrit and Iyabo Ojo became obvious when the latter had the official opening of her lounge and spa in Lekki, few months back. Lara was conspicuously absent at that event despite the heavy presence of her close allies.

Few days after the party, while Iyabo was sending out appreciation messages to those who made it to the grand party, as well as those who supported her, Lara’s name did not make the list....

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