BN Book Excerpt: Breaking Through the Haze – How I Overcame Infertility by Nneka Kyari

Infertility is a hot button issue in Nigeria, with thousands of couples  struggling to get pregnant. This can be a very harrowing journey.
Nneka Kyari‘s book “Breaking through the Haze” takes us through her journey from infertility to motherhood. Nneka was on the cover of ThisDay Style this weekend and she shared her story there.

Read an excerpt from her book below:

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Julius Agwu is Forever Thankful about his Successful Brain Surgery a Year Ago

When Julius Agwu had his brain surgery it was such a trying time for him. His loving wife Ibiere Agwu was by his side through out and the comedian and actor hasn’t stopped being thankful for having her in his life.

In the spirit of throwback, his wife shared this photo of him in the hospital following his brain surgery.

She captioned:

…….and then came the smile of VICTORY. Indeed there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. Exactly a year later and better than ever. Giving Glory to God for all he has done and is doing.

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Yoruba Angels! Davido and His Dad Deji Adeleke Totally Look the Part in New Photos

Well, even though they did not make AsoEbiBella this week, Davido and his dad, Deji Adeleke totally ‘slayed’ in their Agbadas (Nigerian traditional outfit) for his Sister Coco‘s wedding!

Davido shared the photo on Instagram and captioned it:

The king and the heir!!! So much money in this picture, it’s not even funny… Love you dad! Great Man!!! My Hero!

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Fuel Subsidy Removal: Watch Ibe Kachikwu Explain the Details and the Benefits of the New Price Regime

In this interview on Channels Television‘s Sunrise Daily, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu explains the benefits of the new price regime for petrol.

Kachikwu said that with the new system in place, anyone can source for foreign exchange and import the refined product to sell at their own price, but not exceeding N145 per litre.

When asked if this means that the Federal Government has deregulated the sector, Kachikwu said, “I try not to get into the semantics of deregulation or no deregulation”, adding that the government is liberalizing, and freeing up the business.

He also said that with this new system, Nigerians will be surprised at how low the price of the product will become in the next 6 months.

Watch here:


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Kebbi Chairman of Council of Ulama dies at 66

12.05.2016 at 2:40 pm By NAN Leave a Comment

Malam Umaru Ikah, the Chairman of Kebbi Council of Ulama has died on Wednesday at the age of 66.

A Government statement signed by Abubakar Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, said that the deceased died in Birnin Kebbi while returning from his farm.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ikah, a renowned Islamic scholar, was survived by 4 wives, 45 children and grand children.

Until his death, late Sheikh Umaru Ikah, was the Sarkin Malamai of Gwandu Emirate, and was the leader of preachers committee of the 2015 Hajj delegation of the state.

The deceased’s funeral was attended by Kebbi Deputy Governor, Samaila Yombe, the Speaker of the state assembly, Alhaji Alhaji Abdulmumin Kamba, Senator Adamu Aleiro, Emir of Gwandu, Muhammad Bashar, Commissioners among others.

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