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Over N60 Billion Were Raised To Help Boko Haram Victims

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Over N60 billion was donated to Terror Support Fund launched in Abuja by government, individuals and groups for the rehabilitation of victims of terror attacks across the country.

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Over 13,000 people have been killed in attacks by the Boko Haram sect while hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced and thousands of property destroyed.

According to President Goodluck Jonathan, who spoke at the fund raising dinner on Thursday Night, his government would neither “give in to nor give up on terrorism” but will rise up to the occasion and “defeat the evil philosophy” which the terrorists represent.

President Jonathan announced the federal government donated N10 billion to the fund.

“The fight against terrorists, Nigeria and Nigerians have two choices: to sit down and bemoan the action of terrorists or stand up and fight it. By this fund raising initiative, we have chosen the later,” the President said.

He added: “Those who are trying to destroy the future of Nigeria on the basis of ethnicity and religion are missing the point. Injury to one Nigerian is injury to all of us. Discomfort to any part of Nigeria is discomfort to the rest of the country.

“We want a peaceful country where everybody is happy. We must all must work to bequeath a country of justice to our children,” he added.”

The president said although Nigeria was going through a very difficult phase in its history, the country would triumph over the terrorists.

“We will defeat terror and I will lead Nigerians to do it,” he said, adding that no effort would be spared in ensuring that the abducted Chibok school girls are brought back safe and alive.

According to the President, the terrorists that attack churches and mosques have proven that they are enemies of all Nigerians and Nigerians must unite to defeat them.

Some of the largest donors on Thursday night include Theophilus Danjuma, $10 million; Aliko Dangote, N1 billion; Jim Ovia, N1 billion; Tony Elumelu, N2.5 billion; Mike Adenuga, N1 billion; Wale Tinubu, N1 billion; Arthur Eze, $5 million; Mohammed Ndimi, $5 million; Kabiru Rabiu, N500 million; Dahiru Mangal N500 million; and Folorunsho Alakija, N500 million.

Others include a group of oil sector players, N17 billion; bankers N15 billion, telecom sector players N1 billion; state governors, N3.7 billion; and ministers, N50 million.

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  1. PAT O

    August 1, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    In an impoverished country! There is God..oooh

  2. Anonymous

    August 2, 2014 at 9:33 am

    For GOD sake,pls use d money judiciously.

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“Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland” – Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue

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A facebook user, Munachimso says that marriage requirement is very high in Igboland and there has to be an adjustment.

She stated this when she shared the list of basic requirement for the traditional marriage between her brother and his Benue wife, which she said was not up to N50,000.

But las las our marriage requirement di very high na alaIgbo. See what my brother spent to marry wife from Otuko, Benue state. All no reach 50K. We need to adjust.” she wrote.

She added that her sister-in-law is a “complete package. Character, charisma and content. Nwanne, complete package,”  after a follower implied that Igbo girls are superior to others.

See her post and reply below.

"Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland" - Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue"Marriage requirement is very high in Igboland" - Lady says her brother spent less than N50K on traditional marriage items to marry his wife from Benue

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Na Nokia 3310 We Fit Give You -Fans Replies DJ Cuppy As She Begs For iPhone 12

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DJ Cuppy begs Nigerians for an iPhone 12 as late birthday present.

Taking to her Twitter handle, she wrote;

“Who wants to get me an iPhone 12 as a late #CuppyDay birthday present?

Oh, you thought I didn’t know how to beg too abi?”

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“She would have been my spec even when I was 10” – Banky W says as he shares photos of his wife, Adesua, as a girl

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Popular Nigerian musician, Banky W took to his Instagram page to praise his wife by sharing childhood photos of Adesua and her cousin, Ozzy Etomi.

Banky W while appreciating Adesua’s beauty, said if he was 10 years old, she would have still been his spec.

”I hereby interrupt your day to let you know that Susu’s beauty is TIMELESS!!! She would have been my spec even when I was 10 years old!!! Just look at this supermodel!!!
Swipe to see that the cuteness actually runs in their family lol @adesuaetomi @ozzyetomi lol goodgenes.com” he wrote.

Reacting, Adesua wrote

”I love this washing. I’ve got a gift for you when you get home”

See the exchange below:

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