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‘I was kicked out of Miss Nigeria contest’ Linda Ikeji shares touching story

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Famous Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji, has narrated how she was kicked out of the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant in 2003.

The mother of one who recently took to her Instagram page to flaunt her expensive Cartier gold and diamond bracelets narrated how she was devastated after she knew she didn’t make top 10.

According to Linda, she cried for days before she decided to move on.

She wrote, ” Number 8 at the 2003 Miss Nigeria pageant. I thought I was going to win but I didn’t even make top 10. That night was one of the worse nights of my life. I remember just asking myself what I was going to do with the rest of my life because for some arrogant reason, I’d built a future around being Miss Nigeria even before the pageant held. Sigh. For two straight days I cried wondering what to do next.

I wanted to be successful. I wanted to be somebody. I wanted to be rich. And here I was being told that I wasn’t even good enough to be Miss Nigeria…lol.

After a few days of feeling sorry for myself, I got fired up. I said to myself, this life isn’t going to defeat me or pass me by. I must count. I’ll fight with every bone in my body to be successful. I don’t care how long it will take but one day, I’ll matter. Well, I’m still fighting but I’m doing very okay now!

For everyone fighting for their dreams right now and keep getting disappointed, please don’t let it discourage you. Failure is part of success. Every disappointment, every NO, everytime things don’t work out is for you to have a story to tell tomorrow. As long as you don’t give up, as long as you’re persistent, as long as you believe in yourself and your dream even when others don’t believe… success will find you. And God will sit next to you and never leave your side. I wish you all well and I hope all your dreams come through.”

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Linda Ikeji flaunts her expensive gold and diamond bracelets

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Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji, has taken to social media to share multiple videos and photos of her Cartier gold and diamond bracelets.

The mother of one narrated how she was lured by her younger sister, Laura Ikeji, into the lifestyle of buying bracelets.

"My sister said to me the other day, every big girl I know has cartier bracelets except you. I said to her, what is Cartier? I'm kinda a big girl so I went and bought three at the same gaddem time. The ones with diamonds. I also threw in a Chopard bracelet. Looks lovely, huh? Crazy thing is, up until December 2020, I had only one bracelet....but now I'm racking up a nice collection (wanna see more?) To be honest, can't figure out why I didn't care much for jewelry...

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After being called out for smoking Marijuana, Actress Tonto Dikeh opens up on eliminating her bad habits

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Nollywood actress cum philanthropist Tonto Dikeh has opened up on giving up some of her bad habits.

This comes a few days after she engaged in a war of word with her former best friend and controversial crossdresser Bobrisky, who dragged her for always claiming she's born again and still smokes marijuana.

In a post shared on her Instagram page, the actress advised her fans and colleagues to eliminate what does not help them evolve.

The single mother of one said she's looking at some of her bad habits and has decided to let go of them.

Tonto Dikeh said she had grown past some of those bad habits and didn't belong there anymore, and she is truly going to let go...

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We didn’t shoot any live rounds – Lagos Police reacts to death of 14-year-old girl

The Lagos State Police Command has claimed they are not responsible for the death of a 14-year-old beverage seller at Ojota on Saturday.

The body of a teenage girl with blood-stained clothes and a hole on her chest, suggested a possible hit by a stray bullet during the Oodua Nation mega rally held at Freedom Park.

The police had in the course of dispersing the agitators, fired gunshots into the air, shot teargas canisters and also used water cannons.

But the command in a statement by spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, denied its operatives fired live bullets at the rally, describing the allegation as a calculated attempt to create confusion and fears in the minds of the good people of Lagos State and the country at large.

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