From weddings to elections | See our top 10 photos from the past week

 

From the very private presidential wedding to Ghana deciding on Change, see our top 10 photos from the past week below:

 

nana-akufo-addoPresident-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has dominated the news this week: both for his win and the similarities  he shares with President Muhammadu Buhari. In this photo, Adebola Williams of Red Media shares a rare moment with us on Instagram as the new president receives a call from outgoing John Mahama conceding defeat at the polls.

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Heart breaking images from the twin blasts that happened today in a market in Maiduguri, Borno State.

 

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Although the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has now released a statement denying all association with it, this photo has made the rounds across the nation as the official pre-wedding photo of her daughter Zahra Buhari and Muhammad Indimi.

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South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest got a reason to be excited this week as Forbes Africa Life confirmed this cover featuring a dapper Nyovest via its Facebook account on Wednesday.

Trump is Time magazine's person of the year 2016

For the third time this year, President-elect, Donald J. Trump gets featured by TIME magazine. This time, as its 2016 Person of the Year. This sparked a variety of comments on Twitter worldwide.

funkeFunke Akindele has managed to add another feather to her cap, fattening her already robust resume. With this photo, she was announced as the new face of Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun’s fashion brand, Ayo Van Elmar.

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The Nigerian female football team, Super Falcons returned home this week after securing their 8th Africa Women’s Championship win. The welcome has been underwhelming however, with the sports minister, Solomon Dalung commenting tha he never expected the team to win. Worst still, the team is being owed allowances and bonuses totalling N238.05million and they have vowed to retain the Trophy till they are paid.

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Students of the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomoso took to the streets this week to protest a 6-month long strike that has seen them shut out of campus. The peaceful protest ended in violence as police men shot at them in a bid to disperse the protesters.

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This Kaduna lawmaker, Honourable Suleiman Samaila was exposed in a loan scandal on Thursday. It is reported that he took huge sums from the Guaranty Trust Bank to repay another loan he’d taken from UBA. The Guaranty Trust Bank has now written to the Speaker of House urging him to ensure the loan is repaid.

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Toke Makinwa is definitely not becoming and dominating in the process. Even our Media bloggers did not expect another magazine cover this weekend.

 

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