Over the weekend, Lagos stood still for the wedding between Xerona Lolia Duke and Anthonio Adereinola Phillips.
Proceedings for the day began with a church ceremony at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Olive Tree Parish, Banana Island.
Amidst lively hymns, prayers and praises and an admonition by the Preacher for the couple to love, respect and seek God always, they said “I do” and exchanged rings.
The Church ceremony was attended by such personalities as VP Prof Yemi Osinbajo & wife, First Lady of Lagos, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, Gov. Udom Emmanuel, Mr Femi Otedola, Chief Ernest Shonekan & wife and Dr Sam Egwu and wife.
Later, the wedding train moved to the Balmoral Convention Centre, located in the Federal Palace Hotel where a wonderful reception unfolded.
The event was planned by one of the leading Event Management companies, @elizabethR and the head of the outfit, Mrs Ibidun Ighodalo was on hand to personally ensure that the arrangements were perfect.
In a moving speech, the groom thanked the Duke family for allowing him to marry their daughter and promised to love and cherish till the end of his life.
Photo Credit: Temitope Iyiola
In an attempt to keep Nigerians safe from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday directed the Federal Ministry of Health to step up surveillance activities in the country.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the council’s meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The minister said the council’s directive followed the reported reemergence of the disease in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
He said that the council had ordered that steps must be taken to keep the Ebola outbreak away from Nigeria, saying that part of the new measures to be taken would include screening of passengers coming into the country.
“Of course of great concern to the Federal Executive Council is the outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo.
“As you might be aware, over the last one...
Miss Mmeyene-Abasi is a physically challenged young girl. She is not only blind but also crippled in Akwa Ibom. A Facebook user Benjamin Omini Itu has taken to social media to stand by the girl and also call Nigerians to join him take care of this little girl.
According to him, it takes Mmeyene-Abasi hours to do what a 2-year-old child can do in minutes.
While sharing photos of the 11-year-old girl, Benjamin Omini, wrote...
“When I got the call today about Miss MmeyeneAbasi Meaning (meaning I HAVE GOD), I knew I had to wrap up my business for the day and answer the CALL OF DESTINY.
An Ugandan lady who was working as a teller at Stanbic Bank, Choma, has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for allegedly stealing the sum of K33, 928.20 belonging to a customer.
According to online report, Ms. Sandra Thindwa was found guilty at the Choma Magistrates Court in Choma, Zambia by Principle Resident Magistrate Exnobert Zulu, on a two-count charge of theft by servant, and money laundering.
Byta FM in Choma reports that on dates unknown but between 31st December, 2015 and 29th January, 2016, Sandra Nthindwa of Choma in count one jointly and whilst acting together with persons unknown stole Thirty three thousand Nine Hundred and twenty eight Kwacha Twenty ngwee (K33, 928.20).
The money came into her possession by virtue of being employed by Stanbic Bank, Choma Branch.
In Count two, she was accused of Money laundering of the same amount by means of false accounting transactions.
The State called...