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Monday, 30 September 2013

Warri Bubbles Oct 1st As A-list Entertainers Perform @ Warri Concert

Tuesday October 1 will witness Warri, Delta state bubbling as top Nigerian showbiz stars are storming the state capital for a show tagged, Warri Concert. This year, the event is leaving Lagos to Warri.

Patience Jonathan Congratulates Women As Nigeria Celebrates 53rd Anniversary


Nigerian First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has congratulated all Nigerians, especially women on the occasion of the nation’s 53rd Independence Anniversary. The President’s wife who dropped a statement through her Director of Information, Mrs. Ayo Adesugba, said that from the pre-independent era to the present day, Nigerian women have played a vital role in nation building. She urged them to continue to take their pride of place while contributing their quota to the social, economic and political development of the nation.

4-yr-old Boy Stolen in Enugu Found in Onitsha

The 4-year-old boy, Ifeeanyi Okenwa who disappeared from his school premises, Blossom Nursery and Primary School at Achara Layout, Enugu on July 2, 2013 has been found by Enugu state Police Command. The kid was found on September 26 at the residence of a couple, Mr and Mrs Ejiofor Eze, at Awada Layout in Onitsha, Anambrastate.

Kunle Afolayan Releases October 1 Trailer, As He Turns 37


Award winning Nollywood filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has released the trailer to his much anticipated movie, October 1, to congratulate himself as he clocks 37 today September 30, 2013. The film director also launched the official website and the new poster of the film. The trailer is said to hit online later today.

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Segun Arinze, Charles Novia Call Video of Jim Iyke’s Deliverance Embarrassment

One of the biggest headline news making waves in the media and social networks since Sunday September 29, 2013 is the deliverance which top actor Jim Iyke went through in Synagogue Church of All Nations, owned by T. B Joshua. Various Nollywood practitioners have tagged the development a big embarrassment not only to the actor but also Nollywood at large. According to them, deliverance is a personal thing, and shouldn't have gone into a video that have gone viral.

Actress Mosun Filani Stages Come back to Movies

Nollywood actress and producer, Mosunmola Filani-Oduoye is getting plans ready to return to film making after two years of break. Mosun, who just returned to Nigeria with her hubby, Kayode Oduoye is said to be setting up solid arrangement to return to movie making business in a big way.

Mass Exodus Hits COZA Church Over Sex Scandal

The situation of things at the Lagos branch of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), situated in Maryland, Ikeja. Sources revealed that members of the church appear to be deserting their place of worship, as of yesterday Sunday September 29,  aggrieved members and deacons have left the church over the sex scandal between their Pastor, Abiodun Fatoyinbo.

Actor Russell Brand Breaks Up With Jemima Khan

Comic actor, Russell Brand's relationship with Jemima Khan has ended, and it happened as quickly as it began. Just 15 days after the British comic boasted that he was "eschewing all others" to be with the New Statesman editor, Brand announced they are no longer seeing each other during his stand-up show in Atlanta on Saturday, September 28, 2013.

PHCN Staff in Mass Protest, As Pres Jonathan Hands Over Certificate to New Owners

Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that there is a massive protest going-on now at Lagos state Secretariat, as President Goodluck Jonathan hands over the share certificates and licenses to 14 new core owners of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) successor companies with an assurance that things can only get better in the power sector.

Singer Emma Nyra Now Brand Ambassador for Diamond Hair UK

Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) exclusively gathered that female Pop singer, Emma Nyra is now the brand ambassador for Diamond Hair UK. Sources disclosed that the Akwa-Ibom born singer smiled to the bank with millions of dollars after signing the dotted lines with the foreign hair company.

Peter Okoye Unveils His Shoe Closet

Award winning hip hop singer and half brother of Paul Okoye and P-Square duo, Peter Okoye recently let his fans into part of his closet, as pictured above. Peter has in his possession numerous shoes from different designers in the world. The singer who got engaged to his baby mama, Anita early this month all that life can offer.


Age Knocks Hard on Fathia Balogun

Top actress and producer, Fathia Balogun is considered one of Nollywood actresses who have tried to cheat age, by struggling to maintain that girly appearance. However, the picture above reveals otherwise, as the movie maker is gradually joining the clique of other female entertainers who have accepted the call of nature. 

Iyanya, Emma Nyra Cover October Edition of House of Maliq Magazine

 Kukere crooner Iyanya Mbuk and Newbie Emma Nyra are the sexy singers on the cover of the October edition of House of Maliq Magazine. They were styled by celebrity stylist, Jeremiah Ogbodo of Swanky Signature styling.

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Jim Iyke Confirms His Deliverance By T B Joshua

Top actor Jim Iyke's deliverance at T. B Joshua's Synagogue of All Nations met various reactions on Sunday September 29, 2013. While many individuals felt that Jim, like other movie practitioners who have been to the church will deny ever being delivered, the actor took to twitter to drop a comment that proved the situation true. 

Nneoma Anosike Wins Aquafina Elite Model Look 2013

Last night September 29, 2013 at Eko Hotel and suites, Nneoma Anosike defeated 13 other contestants to emerge the winner of Elite Model Look 2013. Aside the crown, Nneoma took home the sum of $150, 000.

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Fashola Commissions N30bn Tallest Hotel in West Africa, Intercontinental Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has commissioned the tallest hotel in West Africa, called, Intercontinental Lagos which was erected at a cost of N30 billion. The hotel, located at Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, is a 23-storey building housing 358 rooms and 37 suites and a Presidential suite.

Olawale Ojo Wins MTN Project Fame Season 6



Olawale Ojo has emerged winner of glamorous music talent reality show, MTN Project Fame Season six. Olawale beat five other finalists with his final performance of Asa’s song ‘Beautiful’ to clinch the grand prize of N5m, a brand new car and a recording contract.

Jim Iyke Delivered of Evil Spirit of Not Getting Married by T.B Joshua


Nollywood’s bad boy, James Ikechukwu Esemougha popularly called, Jim Iyke was today Sunday September 29, 2013 said to be delivered of evil spirit of not getting married at T. B Joshua’s Synagogue church of All Nations.  Jim Iyke according to pictures and video was delivered today of evil spirits preventing him from getting married.

Man Flogs Son to Death For Defecating on the Bed



This is the story of a man who beat his sick son to death because he defecated on the bed. The man, Ikechukwu Okoro who lives with his only son woke up by 4.30 am on September 13, 2013 to discover that the sick boy had defecated on the bed. In anger, he picked a cane and flogged him mercilessly until the boy gave up the ghost. Not knowing what to do afterwards, he picked up the dead boy and headed to a nearby clinic where he was confirmed dead.

Chika Ikeh Wishes You Great Sunday With This Photo

Top actress Chika Ikeh is really having swell times in her personal life. She appears to careless about negative daily occurrences. While playing the role of Acharaugo Nwanyi in a recent film, she took out time to a snap shot (above), which she used to wish her fans great Sunday.

Death Toll in Yobe College Attack Rises to 40

Sources say students who died during the Boko Haram attack this morning has risen as much as 40. Boko Haram gunmen opened fire in College of Agriculture dormitory in Yobe,  as the students slept, killing at least 40 people, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

30 Killed, As Boko Haram Gunmen Open Fire on Sleeping Students in Yobe

Boko Haram gunmen today Sunday September 29, stormed the dormitory of College of Agriculture Gujba, Yobe , firing on students as they slept. The Boko Haram terrorists went into the school and opened fire on students, while they were sleeping. However, sources say about 30 students were killed while many got injured.

Women Who Drive Risk Damaging Their Ovaries – Top Saudi Cleric

While countering activists who are trying to end the Islamic Kingdom’s male-only driving rules, one of Saudi Arabia’s top conservative clerics has said women who drive risk damaging their ovaries and bearing children with clinical problems. A campaign calling for women to defy the ban in a protest drive on October 26 has spread rapidly online over the past week and gained support from some prominent women activists. On Sunday the campaign’s website was blocked inside the kingdom.

Abia SSG, Prof Nkpa A. Nkpa in a Ghastly Auto Accident

The Secretary to the Abia State Government (SSG), Prof. Nkpa A. Nkpa was involved in a ghastly auto accident. Sources say, the accident happened along the Abiriba to Umuahia expressway at about 11am Saturday September 28, 2013, while he was heading to a funeral.

Fire Guts Art Building in Yabatech

The 4-storey building accommodating Art faculty, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), gutted by fire around 10:00 am on Saturday September 28, 2013 and before officials of the Lagos State Fire Service could put out the fire, the first floor of the building has been burnt as valuables worth millions of naira were lost in the inferno.

Angelo Collins In Nigeria, Sighted with Beverly Osu

Big Brother Africa - The Chase's participant, singer and boyfriend of Nigerian representative, Beverly Osu arrived Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday September 28, 2013.

Aki & Pawpaw in Flood With Love

Nollywood actors Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme of Aki and Pawpaw fame, recently joined the clique of entertainment celebrities who are lending their voices and material things towards the welfare of flood victims in Nigeria.

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Saturday, 28 September 2013

Nigeria Woman Found Stabbed to Death in Her London Home

A Nigerian woman, Tolu Kalejaiye (pictured above) was on Thursday September 26 found stabbed to death in her London home. The 44-year-old Accountant and mother, was found lying lifeless in circumstances that police have found puzzling.

42 Dead Bodies Found, Over 100 Missing As Boat Capsized in Niger


42 persons have died and 100 others are said to be missing, following a boat mishap on Friday September 27, 2013 in Malili village in Borgu LGA of Niger state. The incident occurred as the passengers mainly traders were returning from Malili to their village Tunga Illo across the River Niger, after a market day.

Miss Philippines, Megan Young Wins Miss World 2013

The 2013 Miss World beauty pageant has been concluded today Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia. It was a great event that saw Miss Philippines, Megan Young defeat 126 other contestants to win Miss World 2013. Miss France Marine Lorphelin was named second runner-up, while Miss Ghana, Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter came third.



Photos of Uchenna Nnanna & Hubby During the Bride Price Ceremony

Recall that Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) exclusively reported earlier today that Nollywood actress Uchenna Nnanna's bride price is being paid by her friend of many years, Richard Maduka who is based in Spain. We still present few photos from the event, which took place at Mr. Nnanna's compound in Ihechiowa, Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia state.

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Naomi Campbell Will Pass As Designer Too

From all indications, top model Naomi Campbell can as well become a fashion designer too, signing for Runway Projects, designing and modeling her own clothes. According to E!, star model, Naomi Campbell recently turned a black garbage bag into a sexy mini gown. She designed the racy black mini she is wearing in the (picture above) out of a Hefty Cinch Sak.


Chika Ike Turns Her Enemies to Chicks (Photo)

Top actress Chika Ikeh has for over two years become one of the sought after actresses in movie industry. Producers hire her services for movies so frequently that she does not rest most times. Right now, the actress is on set of a movie production, where she is playing the role of a strong woman, Acharaugo Nwanyi who performs magical acts, and turns her enemies to chicks.

Photo of The Day: Tuface Idibia Drinking Pure Water

Hip hop star Tuface Idibia has a different style and humble way of relaxing after works (as pictured above). Earlier today, he shared a photo showing  what he does after a hard day’s job. It is a photo of him drinking cold sachet water popularly known as ‘pure water’ with a caption which read:

Wole Soyinka Escaped Kenyan Mall Attack

While it has been ascertained if any Nigerian citizen was among the dead in the terror attack that took place in Nairobi Westage Mall last week, the Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Friday September 27, 2013 disclosed that if not for a little luck he would have been among those who died at the mall.

Delta State 1st Lady, Roli Uduaghan Celebrates @ 52

It is really a happy and merriment weekend for Delta state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan and his wife, Deaconess Roli Nere Uduaghan as the first lady, who is rated as one of the most beautiful first ladies in Nigeria celebrated her 52nd birthday on Friday September 28, 2013. The celebration went down in Warri, with her governor husband making all the statements.  

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Exclusive: Actress Uchenna Nnanna Marries Spanish Based Lover, Richard Maduka

Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) exclusively gathered that, Nollywood leggy actress Uchenna Nnanna, on Saturday September 28, 2013 started the first step to change her marital status from single to married, as her friend of many years, Richard Maduka who is based in Spain is paying her dowry (Nzukoro, Ikwetoku) this morning. The ceremony is going on now at her father's compound, Chief Vincent O Nnanna, Eze Udo 3 of Ihechiowa, in Ihechiwa, Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia state.

Friday, 27 September 2013

Music Mogul Irving Azoof Backs Kanye West to Fight Jimmy Kimmel

Kanye West just pulled out the big guns , he just got support from mega music mogul Irving Azoff,  who called Jimmy Kimmel "a joke" for spoofing Kanye. Azoff stepped in the middle of the Twitter war today by posting a couple of tweets - one informed Kimmel that "@kanyewest kicked your ass."

I Go Save Looking Debonair on Cover of Exclusive Edition Of ClemOgus Online Magazine

ClemOgus Media Concept brings the face of one of Nigeria biggest comedians, Otaghware Otas Onodjayeke, fondly called,I Go Save on the Exclusive Edition of ClemOgus Online Magazine. The magazine has featured series of celebrities in the Nigerian Entertainment industry, the song goddesses, Amaikah and Kween (African Woman and Wanna Luv U). ClemOgus Medias has been a strong force in the area of promoting Nigerian celebrity and gracing important events, putting them on high note.


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22 Families Lose Homes to Flood in Imo + Forces Excreta from Pit Latrines Into People's Homes

At least 22 families have lost their homes in Njaba area of Imo state, as flood triggered by torrential rains that lasted for one week submerged their houses. The individuals affected include, a poor widow who has six little children, an Agroallied industry, Turnky Sevirg, which was equally submerged, and many properties worth several millions of naira were destroyed.

Women Numbering 8, 000 Protest Over Lack of Husband in Zamfara

On Friday September 27, 2013 crowd of about 8,000 women took to the streets in Zamfara state, to protest over lack of enough men to marry. They pleaded with the state’s Shari’a Board, known as Hisbah Commission to assist them to get men to marry them. The women said they were not living a normal life and needed husbands to become whole.

Apo Killings: 100, 435 Illegal, Uncompleted Buildings to be Demolished in Abuja

The recent killing in an uncompleted building near the legislative quarters at Apo, Abuja has prompted a decision by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to embark on a demolition of all illegal and uncompleted buildings in the nation’s capital city. 

Sound Sultan Takes a Break from Music



Music icon, Sound Sultan has announced his intention to give music a break for sometime to give more attention for his brand, Naija Ninja. According to the singer he is not quitting the music industry as he has not done ten percent of what he is supposed to do.

Will You Like or Thrash Chidinma for This Photo?

The MTN Project Fame winner and hip hop singer, Chidinma Ekile just released the photo above. This is coming after the Kedike crooner denied the alleged lover affair between her and pop singer Dammie Krane. She disclosed that the picture of hers and Dammy Krane which people saw few weeks back is from a video she recently completed with the singer.

Richbon Lists Benefits of Sinotruk Trucks


The Nigerian auto industry got a jolt when Richbon Nigeria Limited made a huge entry into it few years back. Today, Richbon, the official distributors of Sinotruk brand of trucks in Nigeria, is now on the verge of dominating the Nigerian truck market. In recognition of its positive impact in the truck market, the Sinotruk brand of trucks recently won the Nigerian Auto Awards as the fastest growing product in its category.

1.8million People Move By Water in Lagos



On Friday September 27, 2013 the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) revealed that an average of 1.8 million passengers now travel by water monthly around the state, as much as 1.5 million was recorded as at June. It was disclosed that the increase in patronage was because more people were getting aware of the boat operators and found them as a way to avoid the heavy traffic on Lagos roads.

Nadon Drops Two Singles In Ghana

Hip hop singer and actor, Nadon has dropped two single in Ghana entitled, Banku and Ghana Party. The songs are currently making waves in Ghana and have also fetched him shows in Ghana. Nadon, who currently signed a movie contract with Point Black Media will jetted to UK on Wednesday for a night show with Media Lenx Entertainment. The Abia born Prince Chinomso Ibeabuchi is also having a show in Ghana on October 1, 2013. Nadon is also working in the studio with some popular Ghanaian stars.


Killer Hornets Insect Bites Over 20 People to Death in China

At least 19 people have been stung to death by hornets, which may include the world's largest hornet species Vespa mandarinia, in China's central Shaanxi province in the last three months, according to the city government of Ankang, the apparent epicenter of a recent spate of fatalities and injuries. A total of 583 people in the area have been stung by hornets since July 1, while victims are still recovering in hospitals.

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Access Bank Wins Best Website Award

On Thursday September 26, 2013 Access Bank was presented with the Best Bank Website Award by Phillip Consulting's Web-Jurist representative, Dele Phillips.  The plaque was presented to Ojini Olaghere, Group Head, General Resource Management, Access Bank at a presentation ceremony, recognizing the emergence of the Bank's Website as Overall Best in the Banking Category at the just concluded Web-Jurist ranking version 11.0 for 2013 in Lagos.

UBA Boss, Phillips Oduoza Wins CEO of the Year Award

The Group Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza, has been named Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), “CEO of the Year” by African Investor; one of the leading investment and specialist communications firm advising governments and businesses on investments in Africa.
Mr. Oduoza received the award at the Africa investor, CEO Institutional Investment Summit, held at the New York Stock Exchange, on Tuesday September 24, 2013.