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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Breaking News: Thisday Newspaper's Page Planners On Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Reliable sources reaching Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) have it that the management and publishers of widely read and prestigious Nigerian Newspaper, Thisday is having a fresh problem with its staff members. This time, the trouble is kicking-off from the production department, as the company's page planners revolted on the evening of July 31. According to insider sources, they refused to plan even one page of the Newspaper, after the editorial staff went through a hard day's job.  

“I Went Through Hell”- Funke Akindele Recounts Ordeal with Estranged Hubby

Top actress and producer, Funke Akindele and her ex-husband, Kehinde Oloyede are throwing tantrums at each other now. Funke granted an interview recently and opened up on how she was verbally and emotionally abused in her former marriage. The filmmaker disclosed that the marriage almost got her out of her career.   

CAF, Rangers Face-off Deepens, As Rangers Concludes Plans to go to Court

The fight between CAF and management of  Rangers International F.C of Enugu appears to have deepened as Rangers  has concluded plans to take its disqualification from this year’s CAF Confederation cup to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (C.A.S) in Switzerland. Rangers have insisted that they will appeal their elimination by CAF at CAS.

Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) Turns Police Cadet

Nollywood star actor Osita Iheme, popularly called Pawpaw is refreshing himself right now after a tedious movie set, where he played the role of Police Cadet. Reliable sources revealed to Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) that his brother and friend Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) was equally in the movie and they played alongside each other.

Alicia Keys & Hubby Celebrate Third Wedding Anniversary

American female RnB singer-songwriter, Alicia Augello Cook, famously known as Alicia Keys and her music producer hubby, Swizz Beats are celebrating their third wedding anniversary today. Alicia Keys married Swizz Beats on July 31, 2010 and marriage is blessed with a child.

See what she wrote to her hubby:

Waconzy Acquires 2013 Range Rover Sport

Singer Waconzy who will premiere the video of his Amosu single on August 1, 2013 has acquired a 2013 edition of Range Rover Sport. This is another wonders-on-wheels to his fleet of cars. He a;ready owns 2008 Range Rover, Nissan Maxima and another SUV.

He confirmed the pleasant development when he said: "Yeah, I bought the car for myself recently."

Tuface Idibia Begs Wife (Annie Macaulay) to Return from Movie Set

It is no longer news that actress and wife of Innocent (Tuface) Idibia is working on the set of actress turned producer, Uche Jumbo's movie entitled, Unconditional. The story now is that the R n B, Hip Hop star is missing his love so much that he wants her back home.

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Lagos ACN Defends Deportation of 70 People to Onitsha

Lagos state chapter of ACN has replied people who criticized Lagos government on the deportation of 70 people from the state. According to the party, no sane government would be blackmailed into allowing homeless Nigerians continue to inflict security and environmental problems on its state just to please those that readily play lousy and retrogressive politics with issues for their selfish and ulterior motives.

JBB Exclusive: Anita Joseph Fights Charles Inojie on Movie Set

Top actress Anita Joseph is really fighting it out with comic actor Charles Inojie, before you conclude the picture above shows they are on movie set. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that the production took place in Enugu state weeks back. The movie has its working title, Ukpaka the Trouble Maker, where Anita Joseph and Charles Inojie played the role of husband and wife, while Nkem Owoh (Osuofia) played the role of Funke Akindele's husband. It's obvious that Mr. Inojie is out for trouble, but he got a bag filled with problems from the actress. Amaechi Munagor and other stars equally made the cast of the movie. It will sure be a funny movie.

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Club Ultimate Opens in Port Harcourt

The 2000 seater-capacity Club Ultimate was thrown open on Friday July 26, 2013. The club is located along stadium road, Port Harcourt, Rivers state. DJ Humility, DJ Kelvin, Denrele Edun, Yibo Koko, Tee A, Beverly Naya, Kunle Afolayan, Tony Ibiam, DJ Zeez, Tunde Ednut and many others graced the event.

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Checkout Justin Bieber's Tattoos

The picture above gives a close look of American young singer, Justin Bieber's macho which for the first time reveals his tattoos. It appears the dude has tattoos all over his body. The inscription is no doubt very meaningful.

Meanwhile, the singer was reportedly bounced from a New York City nightclub called, Griffin because he is still a baby under age 21.

Onyeka Onwenu, Kanayo O. Kanayo Others at Zik Prize Awards (Photo)

On Saturday July 27, 2013 few Nollywood filmmakers headlined Zik Prize Awards held at Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. They include, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Onyeka Onwenu, Miss Nigeria 2013 Ezinne Akudo, Blessing Patrick, and others.

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Police Inspector Dies Inside Van While on Duty

Police officers at Aba Area Command might be in serious mourning, as Inspector John, who hailed from Cross River State and lived on ‘E’ Line, Judge’s Barracks slumped and died inside a patrol van while on duty in the city last Saturday.

Chidi Lloyd Appears in Court Today

Just 24 hours after a Rivers State High Court ordered the police to produce the detained leader of the Rivers House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd, the police has brought him to court for arraignment. It was reported that Lloyd could not walk on his own.

Falomo Shopping Mall to Undergo Redevelopment

The iconic Falomo Shopping Mall located in Ikoyi, Lagos state will soon be redeveloped to a world class mall. This is because, Heirs Holdings, a pan-African investment company, chaired by Mr. Tony Elumelu, has concluded arrangement with Lagos State Development Property Corporation (LSDPC), to give the mall a world standard face.

10 Firms Battle for Afam, Kaduna Disco Power Plants Today

The ten firms prequalified and approved by the National Council on Privatisation will on Wednesday July 31, 2013 fight for the right to acquire majority stakes in two electricity firms, Afam Power Plc and Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company. Afam Power Plc and Kaduna Distribution Company are two of the 18 successors companies carved out of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc and are scheduled for sale to private sector operators.

Actress Eileen Brennan Dies of Cancer of the Bladder

Eileen Brennan died on early hours of Sunday July 28, 2013 at her home in Burbank, California. She died at age 80 after suffering from bladder cancer.  The veteran actress received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress, playing tough drill captain Doreen Lewis opposite Goldie Hawn in the comedy, Private Benjamin.

Bob Manuel Udokwu Loses Mum

The veteran actor who kicked-off his movie making career with TV soup opera entitled, Check-Mate, Bob Manuel Udokwu has lost his mother. The Gulder Ultimate Search anchor's mother was 78 years old before her death. She died on July 20, 2013 while sleeping as she was not reported to be ill before her peaceful death.

Mary Remmy & Hubby Welcome Baby No 1

Sexy Nollywood actress Mary Remmy and her husband, Jason Njoku the iRokotv boss are filled with joy and celebration as their first baby arrives. The actress gave birth to a bouncing baby boy in United Kingdom.

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Eze Festus Odimegwu Honoured with Zik Prize Awards (More Photos)

On Saturday July 27, 2013 distinguished Nigerians who have done excellently in their various fields were honoured at the 2013 edition of Zik Prize Awards held at Civic Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. Top among the people who received the awards is the National Population Commission Chairman, Eze Festus Odimegwu. He was honoured with a Professional leadership Award. He was ably represented by Mr. Wale Banjoko, the Group Finance and Admin Director, Royal Lifestyle Services Group of Companies Ltd. Other strategic business units of the group like Quintessentially, Recherché signature Events and Gifts and Palatially, sole marketers of Angel Champagne were all present at the  five star event.

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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Political Big Boys Gather for Zik Prize Awards

On Saturday July 27, 2013 top names in Nigerian politics and few entertainment personalities gathered at Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos as Zik Prize Awards for 2012 held. Those in attendance include, Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan, Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Roli Uduaghan, Speaker of House of Reps. Aminu Tambuwal, Betty Obasi and many others. Nollywood film makers present include, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Blessing Patrick, Onyeka Onwenu and others.

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UK Minister Begs Country to Scrap £3,000 Visa Bond

United Kingdom Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has urged his home country to scrap plans to make certain overseas visitors to Britain pay a £3,000 bond to obtain tourist visas because it sends out the “wrong message” about the country. In his second attack on the policy within 48 hours, Cable told the Financial Times that Number 10’s (Prime Minister’s residence) determination to press on with the visitor bond pilot in November was “disappointing.”

Kate Henshaw Brings Her Fitness to DVD, Kate's Fit 4 Life

Star actress kate Henshaw will later this year join the likes of Oluchi Orlandi and Nike Oshinowo as showbiz bog babes who have their own fitness DVDs. This is because she is ready to share her fitness secrets in an exercise DVD tagged, Kate’s Fit 4 Life. She is releasing this compilation of her gym activities on September this year.

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Footballer Michael Eneramo Earns over N225m Per Year With Besiktas

Super Eagles’ striker, Michael Eneramo has landed a football deal that will earn him €1.2 million, which is over N255million per year. This happened after signing a two year deal with Turkish side, Besiktas. He will also earn €10,000 per-match bonus.

Madam Sets House-Girl Ablaze Over One Piece of Meat

On Saturday July 27, 2013 an 11-year-old girl, Ita Bassey-Eno entered into serious pains, as the woman she lives with, Mrs Nkese Iroakazi a practicing Nurse with a hospital in Surulere set her ablaze. She poured kerosene on the girl before lighting a match to set her ablaze. The ugly incident occurred because Irokazi alleged that the girl stole a piece of meat from her pot.

Actress Toyin Adegbola Gets Appointment from Osun Govt

Actress Toyin Adegbola, otherwise known as Asewo To Re Mecca, has gotten part of her reward for all the hard works and contributions she has done for the industry. The actress was recently appointed as a board member of the Osun State Arts and Culture.

Real Reasons Funke Akindele & Toyin Aimakhu Are Not Friends

It is a thing of wide knowledge that top actresses Toyin Aimakhu-Johnson and Funke Akindele are not good friends, as they swing from exchanging greetings, working on each other's movie set, beefing and outright enmity. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that the two actresses settled all the issues between them and threw every rift behind as of June 2012, which enabled Toyin to accept a role on Funke's movie during August. The movie set where she was when her Honda Element SUV got missing.

Wande Coal Returns with Kilaju

Mavin Records singer, Wande Coal has just released a brand new single entitled, Kilaju, produced by world acclaimed producer, Maleek Berry. ‘Kilaju’ is already causing a frenzy amongst music lovers as radio stations have cashed in on the new jam. Although Wande’s song, The Kick, is still receiving good air-play in the country and abroad, Kilaju is certain to keep music lovers on the dance floor for a long time to come.

You Can Lose Fats & Become Curvy in 12 Weeks

We are Africans and in Africa our women are known for one thing amongst others; their curves. In Africa we don’t see slim as sexy, down here curves are the only sexy we know and no matter how westernised we have become, that fact may never change.

Abia Chief Judge Sacked Over Fake Birth Certificate

The Acting Chief Judge of Abia state, Justice Shadrack O.E. Nwanosike has been sacked over the falsification of his date of birth. Justice Nwanosike was sacked on Monday, after investigations revealed that Nwanosike faked his date of birth which invariably affected his retirement age. He was subsequently ordered to embark on a compulsory retirement.

Waconzy Drops Amosu Video on August 1

Top hip hop singer, Waconzy has finally dropped the much talked about Amosu (Witches & Wizards) video. It will be premiered on Sound City come August 1, 2013. The video is said to be Super Scary, and first of its kind in Africa. It is a Horror Music Video. The lyrics in the song include: "They wonna winch me Amosu, ororororo:" (Amosu, Amosu)

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Chika Ikeh & Mad Woman Movie Roles

Nollywood’s wave making actress Chika Ikeh recently played the role of a mad woman who gave birth and refused to give up her child despite her condition. The actress just posted new picture of a crazy costume depicting her new movie role. Titled, “The Land of Nowhere on My Mind”, people are beginning to wonder if Nollywood’s movie producers are planning to stereotype with roles of madness. 

See first mad pictures below:

“I Support Underage Marriage, As Girls Are Violated By Their Family Members”- Kemi Olunloyo

The controversial big babe, Kemi Olunloyo who has declared her intention to run for Governor of Oyo state come 2015, has declared her opinion towards the underage marriage issue brewing in the country. Kemi declared that she supports underage marriage, because it is better for the girls to stay where they are loved than being turned to rape and incest victims.

Read her comment below:

Oil Mogul Folorunsho Alakaija Showers Her Four Sons with N22m G-Wagon Each

It is good times for the four sons of the world's richest women, billionaire oil tycoon Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, as their mother recently acquired four brand new 2013 G-Wagons for them.The luxury SUVs, which were specially made for the Alakija boys, were quietly brought into the country a few weeks back. Each is said to have cost at least N22mllion, minus shipping.

Monday, 29 July 2013

Photo of The Day: Actor Alex Ekubo Causes Stir Online

Fast rising Nollywood actor and model, Alex Ekubo has triggered serious commotion online on Monday evening with his picture above. He is generating various comments on Twitter, and his fellow guys are begging him to find a piece of clothe to wear.

It is actually hilarious.

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Karen Igho Stages 'Knowing Karen' Reality Show

Big Brother Africa (BBA) winner, Karen Igho is staging her own reality TV show tagged, Knowing Karen. The show is unique as it will feature Karen and radio personality engaging in different activities that sum up her celebrity status. The activities include:

Sunday Mba Ranks 24th Best Player of 2013

Goal has ranked Sunday Mba as the 24 best player of the 2013 football year ahead of the likes of Ibrahimovic, Suarez, Isco, Mata and Lampard. Hazard and Oscar didn’t even make the list. This is a first time ranking for Mba in the annual goalcom top 50 after he became a revelation for the Super Eagles in the recently concluded AFCON which he scored to clinch the title.

Tonto Dikeh Wears New Look (Photos)

Top Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh unveiled her blonde hair on Saturday at the premiere of Torn movie. She appears to like this new look very much as she flaunts it again in the picture above. Tonto just shared the picture which she captioned, New Look. She said the hair was made by Sari Signature, while make-up for the one below was done by Shomaya.

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Footballer Christian Chucho Benitez Dies at 27

Footballer Christian Chucho Benitez died this morning at the age of 27, after suffering from a cardiorespiratory, less than a month after signing for Qstari Club Al Jaish. He was a former striker with Santo Laguna Birmingham City FC. The Ecuadorian soccer star was said to be one of the best during his lifetime. Benitez was admitted to the hospital with several stomach pains hours after making his debut against Qatar Sports Club in the Sheikah Jassem Cup, but died shortly afterwards.

Bloodbath in Borno As Boko Haram Kill 20 Civilians

The Islamist militants also known as Boko Haram attacked a fishing settlement in northeast Nigeria over the weekend, killing 20 civilians. The assault targeted Baga, a town on the shores of Lake Chad. The sect members came armed and started shooting sporadically, killing 20 civilians on Saturday.

80k Tears Actress Funke Adesiyan & Her House Agent Apart

Actress Funke Adesiyan, who works hard at the Yoruba sector of movie industry, has not been torn apart from a Lagos House Agent, Tolulope Idowu who she said depends on her most times, but also she is facing what she tagged as ‘blackmail’.  According to Idowu, the actress is owing him the sum of N80,000 being the property agency fees for her newly secured home in Ajah area.

New Video: Dipp - Balance For Me

From the stables of Phoenix Records, Dipp has dropped the video of his hot single entitled, Balance For Me. The singer featured top comedian Bovi in the video. The video was produced and directed by cinematographer and director, Paul 'Gambit' Obata.

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Banky W Reveals His New York City's Party Experience

It is no longer news that R n B star, Banky W who just dropped a new video for his single entitled, Good Good Loving partied hard with sweet babes in New York City on Saturday July 27, 2013, as Aphrodite Entertainment owned by the two lovely ladies, Joi and Mary pictured above hosted him.The story making waves now surrounds on the singer's experience which he revealed on Twitter.

Nonso Diobi Surfaces With Blonde Hair

Top actor Nonso Diobi, who garnered a lot of movie fans years back has been away from movie scene for some time now. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) has heard people throwing questions on what the actor is doing in recent times and where he has been. He appeared at last weekend held Torn movie premiere with a new look.

Pope Francis Says He Won’t Judge Priests for Being Gay

Pope Francis is reaching out to gays, saying he won't judge priests for their sexual orientation, in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returns from his first foreign trip. According to AP, Francis says: "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?"

When D’Banj Sent His Younger Sister Packing

It happened on Saturday July 27 as D’Banj gave his younger sister, Taiwo Oyebanjo’s hand in marriage to CoolFM’s On Air Personality (OAP), Dotun. The singer gave his sister last passionate hugs and kisses as a single girl.

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Nando Disqualified from BBA- The Chase

Tanzania representative at the ongoing Big Brother The Chase, Nando is no longer in the house. This is because he has been disqualified from the Big Brother House. He was disqualified over his disagreement with Elikem which escalated to abusive words and insults on Friday.

Police Recovers 2,000 Rounds of Ammunition in Rivers

On Friday July 26, 2013 the police in Rivers state engaged in a major crackdown against criminals, and recovered more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition and machine guns. The weapons recovered from three vehicles hidden at a Mechanic Village in Ihugbo, along East-West Road, Ahoada, Rivers State, include two General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG) with 593 rounds of GPMG ammunition, and eight AK-47 rifles.

MUD Make-Up Academy Opens for Registration

To all Make up and beauty enthusiasts, registration is now open for the MUD Make up Academy. Register and join in this great opportunity to take your creative skills to the next level. The academy has programs structured for both beginners and advanced candidates.

Courses Include:

Chika Ikeh Now Officially Divorced

Finally, top actress Chika Ikeh has gotten her freedom back as a single woman. This is because an Abuja High Court, on Friday July 26, 2013 granted her the divorce she filed two months ago. Recall that Chika tied the nuptial knots with her estranged husband, Tony Eberiri in 2006.