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Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Davido Enters 2014 With N30m Benz G-Wagon

Talented young pop singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido is entering the New Year in style, as his long awaited 2013 edition of Mercedes Benz G-Wagon has arrived. It was revealed that the posh automobile is worth N30million. 

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Actor Benson Okonkwo Celebrates Birthday with Motherless Babies

Nollywood actor Benson Okonkwo demonstrated his love for little children today, as he celebrated his birthday with kids in a Motherless Babies Home, Awka. The actor hinted Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) that it was a happy outing for him, seeing smiles on the faces of the little children brought him joy than celebrating with his friends.

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Sultry Actress Mary Uranta Shares New Pretty Photos

The screen diva and ex-beauty queen, Mary Uranta is saying compliments of the season with new sexy photos. She really looks beautiful.

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“Glad to Be On Twitter” – Aliko Dangote’s First Tweet on Twitter

The President/CE of Dangote Group and philanthropist, Aliko Dangote who was recently ranked by Forbes as the most powerful and richest man in Africa has joined a growing list of global CEOs on the most popular micro blogging platform ‘Twitter’ with his verified account, @AlikoDangote.

DRAMATIC U-TURN: Pres. Jonathan Visits Obasanjo in His Home




In a dramatic move that may jolt many political commentators, President Goodluck Jonathan surprisingly stormed Abeokuta few hours ago to pay a surprise visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Hill top mansion.

Diamond Unveils New TV Commercial In Commemoration of Nigeria’s Centenary


As a proudly Nigerian brand, leading bank, Diamond Bank PLC has unveiled a television commercial in celebration of the country’s centenary celebrations scheduled for 2014. Diamond Bank which began business in 1991 has over 200 branches across Nigeria and presence in Francophone West Africa countries as well as in the United Kingdom. The Bank is adjudged the largest supporter of small businesses in Nigeria.

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First Photos from NOPA Awards 2013

Nollywood Outstanding Personality Awards (NOPA) held weeks back in Lagos. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) presents first photos from the event.

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Exclusive: Dickson Iroegbu Introduces Greenwood Dialogue Foundation

Greenwood Dialogue Foundation (GDF), a dynamic youth platform for the country's patriotic development, which is founded by Nollywood filmmaker, Dickson Iroegbu, GDF is geared towards seeking the right of Nigerian youths, especially in the forthcoming National Confab. GDF has the goal to ensure that voice of the youths are heard in the National Confab.

Sizzling Beauty: Mary Uranta In New Photos

 Nollywood actress Mary Uranta is looking very beautiful in her new photos. More photos:

3, 000 Youths Empowered By FirstBank, OYES

To promote entrepreneurial development and skill acquisition in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. through its mobile payment solution FirstMonie has successfully empowered 3,000 youths of the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (OYES) as FirstMonie agents. The partnership planned as one of the initiatives for curbing unemployment and youth insurgency across the state will amply equip both past and present cadets with sound business acumen, customer service skills and financial management. As a FirstMonie agent, the OYES cadets will be required to educate customers on the steps required to log on to the FirstMonie platform, ensures business location remains open for rendering of Firstmonie Services during normal business hours on all business days as well as maintain sufficient cash and e-money float balances for customers enquiries and need.

The Story of Divine Child, Fitzgerald Ikem – By Precious Chukwunonso Eze

Precisely on December 31, 1973, a child was born! A child whose pedigree and future had some stint with divinity, even though the pictures were not extremely clear as it is for every new born but of a certainty, it was very bright! Here comes the child, Fitzgerald, the son of Pa Ikem.

Deadly Boko Haram Sect Kills 12 Villagers in Borno

Between Saturday and Sunday, Boko Haram sect killed 12 villagers in two villages of Borno State and escaped without any resistance, several other villagers sustained serious injuries by the Boko Haram fighters.

Who Is Toyin Aimakhu Fighting? Shares New Photos with Hubby

Nollywood actress Toyin Aimakhu-Johnson seems to be tired of side talks and gossips, as she decided to lash out on her enemy. However, she did not mention names but a gave a clue. It also appears the gossip centres on her marriage as she took it upon herself to share new lovely photos of her and hubby, Adeniyi Johnson.

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Monday, 30 December 2013

Actor Femi Adebayo Move Into New Twin Duplex in Ibadan

Popular actor from Yoruba sector of Nollywood, Femi Adebayo has just completed and moved into his twin built in Ibadan, Oyo State. The house which took the filmmaker less than a year to complete cost him N5million.

New Deji of Akure, Princess Adetutu Installed

On Sunday December 29, 2013 a new regent, Princes Adetutu Adesida Ojei was installed to fill the stool of the Deji of Akure which became vacant on December 1, 2013. Princes Ojei, a Pharmacist based in the United Kingdom, is the first female child of the late Oba Adesida.



Soldier on Mufti Strangles Danfo Driver in Lagos

It was revealed that an unidentified Danfo driver, with vehicle number LSD 451 XG was killed by a soldier earlier today in Obalende, Lagos for insisting that the soldier who was on mufti must pay his fare. The Danfo driver allegedly parked at Obalende Bus Stop, near the BRT bus park, and refused to move his vehicle from the park when the soldier refused to pay any fare.

R&B Star, Tuface Idibia Opens Club Rumors Branch in Festac

RnB and Pop star, Innocent Idibia popularly called, Tuface Idibia has thrown open the doors of a new branch of his night club, Club Rumors in First Avenue, Festac Town. Tuface Idibia started his night club business with Rumors located in GRA area of Ikeja, Lagos. He announced this development few hours ago when he stated: "We don! Rumors Festac!! Its official!! !st ave. Turn up turn up!! U are welcome!! Merry every."

Miss Dominican Republic, Susan Castano Wins Exquisite Face of Universe 2013

In Lagos on Thursday December 19, 2013, Miss Dominican Republic, 19 year old Susan Castano, beat thirty one other beauty queens to wear the Exquisite Face Of The Universe 2013 crown after a thorough selection process based on beauty, body, confidence and mannerism. The panel of judges included Wife of MD/CEO Nigerian Breweries Plc., Clementine Vervelde, Founder & CEO of Positive Runway, Justina Mulale, Tony White, Sola “Mr Mahogany” Oyebade, Executive Director, Unicorn Foundation Ghana, Kris Lutterodt Azu and Group Managing Director, Stallion Group Automobile, Nigeria, Parvir Singh.


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Married Tiwa Savage Rocks Bikini Attire On Stage (Photos)

The Exquisite Face Of The Universe 2013 world finale, took place on Thursday December 19, 2013 had over 30 beauty queens from different countries around the world converge in Lagos. Pop star, Tiwa Savage was among few artistes chosen to perform at the event. The singer who got married on Nov 27, 2013 rocked her usual bikini dress on stage.


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Juliet Ibrahim to Storm Ghana Movie Award with Rolls Royce Phantom

Ghana Movie Awards is holding on December 30, 2013 in Accra, Ghana. One of Ghanaian best screen goddesses, Juliet Ibrahim will enjoy a luxury cruise in a Rolls Royce Phantom to the venue. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that the posh car is courtesy of Ciroc Mottos. The actress is warming up to win The Favourite Actress of the Year.

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Top Disc Jockey, DJ Humility Floats Record Label

Top Nigerian Dics Jockeys, DJ Humility has finally berth with his record label tagged, HR Records. The heavily built DJ launched the label and unveiling of artistes, at Club 38, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere in Lagos. He unveiled the label to further promote the Nigerian music industry and provide a platform that will assist the upcoming artistes. Artistes that are currently signed to the label include Naz B, Wizzy Wee and Chiflow. 

Nigeria Is Not On The Map- By Jide Olowookere

A concerned citizen of Nigeria is dropping this write up exclusively on Julia Blaise Blog (JBB), to propel Nigerians at home and across borders into a brighter and eye opener 2014.

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Prof Wole Soyinka Loses Daughter, Iyetade @ 48

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka is bereaved. His second daughter, Iyetade Soyinka died last night at age 48. Formerly Iyetade Apampa, died at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital after a brief illness. She leaves behind two children and her parents.

Sunday, 29 December 2013

Fathia Balogun Dumps Saidi's Balogun

New development around top actress, producer Fathia Balogun indicate that she has seriously started experimenting with dropping Saidi's name, Balogun. First, she started attaching the name 'Williams' to the big name 'Balogun. Right now, it appears Fathia has completely dropped 'Balogun' for 'William'. This is because the actress just signed up to a new instagram page with the name, Fathia Williams.

Chieftaincy Galore: Oge Okoye Also Conferred with Igolo Nwanyi 1 in Enugu

It appears to be a season of gathering Chieftaincy titles. Recall that it was earlier reported by Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) that top actress Chika Ikeh was bestowed with a Chieftaincy title in Enugu state. Chika is not the only screen personality that got this traditional recognition, as Oge Okoye also was conferred with Igolo Nwanyi 1 of Amilo Kingdom, in Enugu state. The title was given to Oge for her contribution to the growth and development of Igbo land.

Tragedy Averted: Aero Contract Plane Loses Tyre on Landing in Lagos

Plane crash was averted few hours back in Lagos as Aero Contractor Plane lost its tyre while trying to land in Lagos airport. According to former FCT Minister, Nasire El-Rufai who was on board the flight, the pilot was good and did a great job of breaking to a halt suitably.

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Actress Chika Ikeh Bestowed With Chieftaincy Title in Amoli Kingdom

Nollywood actress Chika Ikeh is now a titled lady, as she has been conferred with a Chieftaincy title in Enugu state. She was given the title of Akwa Ugo 1 of Amoli Kingdom for her contribution to the growth and development to the Igbo land and for being a role model to women of Igbo land. She now goes with the name, Chief Chika Ike 1 of Amoli Kingdom. Congratulations to her.


Actress Uche Jombo Clocks 34, Enjoys With Hubby (Photos)

Top Nollywood actress, producer Uche Jombo-Rodriguez clocked 34 on Saturday December 28, 2013. It was disclosed to Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) that the Abia born TV goddess and her husband, Kenny Rodriguez celebrated together at New York last night. See photos:

ID Cabasa Now Ordained Pastor

Onetime close pal of 9ice and music producer, Olumide Ogunade, popularly known as ID Cabasa is now an ordained pastor. He was ordained today at Global Impact Church, Babs Animashaun, Surulere.

Saturday, 28 December 2013

99 Fake Designer Clothe Sellers Arrested in Spain

Fake designer clothes are sold in Spain, but the authorities do something tangible to stop it. Police arrested 99 people, including two imams, over the sale of 235 tonnes of fake designer clothes and shoes in Spain. Counterfeit items were made in illegal factories in Portugal and then shipped to distributors in north-western Spain. Sales generated profits of 5.5m euros ($7.5m, £4.6m) over two years.

Senior Officers in Army Get New Posting

Following routine posting of senior officers in the Nigerian Army, the Army Headquarters has released the fourth quarter posting and appointment of its senior officers. Some of the affected senior officers include;  Major General John Kwabe, now Chief of Logistics Defence Headquarters, Major General Ugo Buzugbe, Commander Nigerian Army Armoured Corps, Major General Ebiobowei Awala, Military Secretary (Army), Major General Olufemi Adeosun, Director Policy Defence Headquarters, Major General John Nwaoga, General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Major General Chris Olukolade, Director Defence Information.

List of Top 13 Nigerian CEOs of 2013

Ventures Africa has unveiled its list of the Top 13 CEOs of 2013.  They include Africa’s richest man and Nigerian business man,  Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group. Mo Abudu who has been called by many as “Africa’s Oprah” also makes the list. It is an impressive fete for the chief executive officer and chairwoman of Ebony Life TV, who launched her network in July 2013. Guaranty Trust Bank’s CEO Olusegun Agbaje also ranks high on the list.

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Kcee Says Thank You for Successful 2013

Hip hop singer, Kingsley Okonkwo of defunct KCPresh musical group, now popularly called Kcee is grateful to his fans and well wishers for a successful 2013. According to him, he cannot do anything without his fans who made him so big. He stated: “Wat a great year 2013!Tanks 2 all of u 4 making me dis big. I promise not 2 let my fans down coming 2014.Am grateful.”


Ghanaian Actress Nadia Buari Premieres Diary of Imogen Brown (Photos)

Ghanaian and Nollywood actress Nadia Buari on Monday Dec 23, 2013 premiered her debut movie entitled, Diary of Imogen Brown at the Accra International Conference Centre. Present at the premiere include, Nadia Buari,  Jim Iyke, Prince Mingle, Beatrice Dadson, Soraya Mensah, Stephen Appiah, Sandra Ankobiah, Gloria Sarfo, Confidence Haugen, Prince Ossei and others.

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Edo Gov Oshiomhole Survives Auto Crash

The Governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, has survived a motor accident at Ewu Village, along Benin-Auchi Road in Edo State, on his way back to Benin City from his Iyamho Village. The incident occurred at about 9.45am at Ewu, when a Peugeot J5 Bus filled with tomatoes and plantain apparently lost control and rammed into the Governor’s Flag Car from the opposite direction before swerving into a road side ditch.

Mercy Johnson Donates Materials to 5000 Widows in Hubby’s Home Town (Photos)

On Monday Dec 23, 2013 top actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie donated various material things for livelihood to 5000 widows in Uromi, her husband’s home town. According to the information gathered by Julia Blaise Blog (JBB), she made the entire widows and the people of Uromi visibly joyful. The actress was able to achieve this through her Mercy Johnson Okojie’s Foundation, which is geared towards helping towards the improvement of less endowed people and women in the society. Each widow of over 5000 received a bag of rice, 6 yards of super print, a bag of salt, groundnut oil, tin tomatoes and  maggi cubes.

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Stephanie Okereke Drops Encouraging New Year Message to Fans

Nollywood top actress, Stephanie Okereke-Linus has shared few words with her fans to remain positive despite not achieving their dreams so fast. According to her, it is easy for someone to be depressed and focus on the negative things and things he cannot achieve, but its better to remain focus on the positive things that have to do with your dreams. The message is really encouraging, read below:

Ovation International Gives N2.5m to Charity Lounge

As 2013 unwinds, Nigeria, like any other nation, has a fair share of social challenges. Some of which have persisted for a while now, among them, vast inequality, crime, a problematic educational system and high unemployment rates. Charity Lounge is inspired by the Impact Hub Johannesburg members, who are also working in that same direction for South Africa, in their own unique ways, on addressing some of these issues. They are building businesses and organizations that aim to address social needs from the grassroots level right up to up to the complex issues of society using the Fun in Fundraising Model and also celebrating role models who are living their lives for the overhaul of others.

‘Yes My Marriage Has Ended’- Princess

Comedienne Damilola Adekoya, popularly called Princess appears to have kept the shortest marriage in Nigerian entertainment industry. This is because her seven months old marriage has crashed. The funny lady has separated from her husband, movie producer and director Adeshola Jeremiah.

Jonathan Forces CBN Gov Sanusi Lamido To Retire

The CBN Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been ordered by the Presidency to proceed on compulsory retirement on or before March 2014 as his tenure as CBN governor will not be renewed. Sanusi's order to proceed to a leave will come months before his term expires in 2014.

Friday, 27 December 2013

Tonto Dikeh Enjoys Party With Close Friends

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh had little party with close friends on December 25, and she shares the photos.

Photos from MTN Xmas Family Funfair in Enugu



The "MTN Xmas Family Funfair" also tagged, "Y'ello Train Family Carnival" is already on, and has been moving from city to city in the South-Eastern part of the country. The train stopped in Enugu on December 25 and created a lot of fun for the youth. It is an event specially packaged for families during the yuletide season.

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Rita Dominic Parties With Don Jazzy, Uti Nwachukwu, Others



Top actress Rita Dominic on December 25 had a small but punchy get together with few entertainment celebs such as,  prolific producer and MAVIN boss, Don Jazzy; singer, Waje, Uti and others.

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Ex-Eagles Player Sunday Oliseh & Carol Tshabalala to Host Glo/CAF Award



Ex- Super Eagles striker, Sunday Oliseh will team up with South Africa’s Carol Tshabalala on January 9, 2014 to anchor the Glo/CAF Awards. Oliseh, who won 64 international caps for Nigerian and played for notable clubs like like Ajax Amsterdam, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and Vfl Bochum  is now a football pundit with SuperSport. He retired from active football in 2006

FUNNY!! Kanye West & Kim K Win Worst Neighbors Award



The 25% of common folk in America have disclosed that they will like to share the same worst neighborhood with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, while only 2% feel otherwise.  

Sammie Okposo Will Return to COSON- GM


The General Manager of Copyright Society of Nigeria, Mr Chinedu Chukwuji has said that with time Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo will realize that there are few Nigerian institutions that are run with a level of transparency, accountability and professionalism available at COSON and he will return to the fold. According to Mr Chukwuji, Sammie has not availed himself the opportunity of visiting the COSON office and is clearly unfamiliar with the quality of personnel, the technology and processes put to work at COSON.

66, 000 Liters of Stolen Crude Destroyed in Abia



Ngwa High School in Aba, Abia State was agoged as soldiers destroyed a tanker with over 66, 000 liters of stolen petroleum. One of the oil thieves was shot dead by the patrol team as he made to escape into the bush. 

Stunning Look of Showbiz Stars at Headies Awards (Photos)

 Here are photos from Headies Awards held at Oriental Hotel, Lekki on December 26. See more photos after the cut:

Actor John Dumelo Donates Baby Items to Hospitals in Liberia



Generous Ghanaian and Nollywood actor, John Dumelo has been in Liberia since this holiday season. The actor is not just there to relax, as he collaborated with Club Temptation to donate series of assorted goods to new born babies in several hospitals within Monrovia with the ELWA Hospital in Paynesville, receiving the highest. The items included baby pampers, baby’s cloths, toiletries, and blankets amongst others. According to the donor, Mr. Dumelo, the gifts is his way of identifying with new born Liberian babies while on his third  visit  in the country for the third annual Ciroc All white party which  was held on the eve of  Christmas at the Club Temptation in Congo Town. “This donation is part of my way of showing love for new born babies in Liberia  through the John Dumelo Foundation which is geared towards helping children in need with medical and educational supplies,’’ Dumelo said.

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