Monday, 30 June 2014

Cha Cha Ekeh Makes Dress with Green Leafs for New Movie

Nollywood actress Cha Cha Ekeh is playing lead role in a movie location, where she committed sacrilege. In the pictures, she is being prepared to face the consequences of her lifestyle, as she allegedly committed sacrilege. She is pictured being decorated with green leaf, to enable her head to village square where she will atone for her sins.

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Beyonce Named World’s Most Powerful Celebrity By Forbes

Beyonce, the ‘Drunk in love‘ singer topped the annual list of Forbes,  which is compiled based on estimated earnings, how many times a celebrity is mentioned in the media, their social media activity and estimated influence, with an estimated worth of $115 million in the past year, a staggering $43 million higher than the second-placed stare, basketball player LeBron James.

P&G, WWW Educate School Girls on Hygiene and Healthy Living

Leading consumer packaged goods Company, Procter & Gamble Nigeria (P&G) and Women Who Win (WWW) joined hands to inspire and educate Nigerian school girls on good hygiene, healthy living and hard work on the way to womanhood. WWW is a not-for-profit organization established to inspire girls and women through mentoring sessions and by providing intellectual, emotional, psychological and recreational support. The team visited the Wesley Girls Senior Secondary School Yaba, where they mentored the teenage school girls, speaking on important topics varying from maintaining good hygiene to what it takes to be successful as a woman.

Kate Henshaw, Godswill Akpabio Headline Prize-Giving Ceremony for Cowbell Maths Best Student

Winners have emerged in this year’s Cowbell National Secondary Schools Mathematics Competition. With a total of 87%, Master Akintokun Adegboyega, a student of Ota Total Academy, Ogun State was adjudged the best candidate for the senior Secondary Schools category. With the 41 scored in objective questions and 46 in theory, the 13-year old Adegboyega came first out of over 29,000 students who participated in the competition from different senior secondary schools in Nigeria.

Super Eagles to Fly Back Tomorrow from Brazil, Whose Fault?

Few minutes back, Super Eagles of Nigeria lost 2-0 to France. The team returns home tomorrow while France advances to quarter finals of 2014 World Cup.  A lot of things are being said so far over Eagles inability to move further.

Doctors to Kick-off Indefinite Strike July 1

 Medical doctors in Nigeria will begin an indefinite strike tomorrow, after the Federal Government failed to heed a warning the doctors issued two weeks ago. The president of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Kayode Obembe, said the doctors had written an open letter to Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim, listing a set of grievances and demands.

'It's a Win for Nigeria' - AY

Top comedian AY has just predicted that Nigeria will win their match against France, which will kick-off in few hours. "Tuliaaaaaa! prophet AY says Nigeria would carry d day against France by 2-1...its a win for Nigeria," he stated.

Photo: Charly Boy's Best Appearance for Late Dad

Late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa was buried on Saturday June 28, 2014 in his Oguta, Imo state residence, and his amiable son, Charly Boy made sure that no stone was left unturned to give him a decent burial.

EFCC Drags 3 Men to Court for Stealing Dead Man’s N74m

On Monday June 30, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed a criminal charge against three men before an Ikeja High Court for allegedly stealing over N74 million asset belong to two dead men, Shande Ako Dzungwe and Alhaji Isa Koto. The three men Mohammed Rabiu Lawan, (alias Shande Dzungwe Ako), Raphael Olorunfemi Okomoda, Adegbesan Theophilus and others still at large were alleged to have fraudulently posed as the late Shande Ako Dzungwe and Alhaji Isa Koto and obtained over N74 million from their separate share investments with various companies.

Chris Brown Whisked Out of BET Awards After Party

Singer Chris Brown was carried him out of a Hollywood club, where BET Awards after party held last night Sunday June 29. He was drunk and was helped by two young men who carried him into the waiting ride of his on/off girlfriend, Karrueche Tran.

Photo: Street of Costa Rica After Team Won Greece

Costa Rican citizens flooded the streets of its capital city, San Jose, in continuous celebration of the national team's latest win at the football World Cup. Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout after the match, which ended 1-1, went into extra time in Recife. With the result, Costa Rica have qualified for the quarter-finals, where they will play the Netherlands.




Omotayebi Wins Best Islamic Singer of the Year at YOMAFA

Alhaja Aminat Babalola Balogun, popularly known as Omotayebi, has carved a niche for herself in the Islamic music industry, as she has emerged as one of the highly-rated songstresses on account of her unmatched talent and juicy lyrics. Omotayebi, as she is fondly called among her music lovers, clinched an award as the best Islamic Female Singer of the Year 2014 at the third edition of Yoruba Music and Films Awards (YOMAFA) held on Sunday June 29, 2014 at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.

Billionaire Mike Adenuga Gives Eagles’ $250, 000 to Win France

Billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga has sent $250,000 to the national team in Brazil to boost their morale to win their match against France today. This was revealed by Minister for Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC) Dr. Tammy Danagogo. Danagogo, who presented the money to the team, assured them that the Globacom boss promised to do more if the team advances to the quarter-final stage.

Enugu Pastor Impregnates Mothers, Children in His Church

The General Overseer of Vineyard Ministry of the Holy Trinity, Timothy, who runs his church in Enugu state, is currently on fire after he was allegedly accused of putting his wife’s niece and other female members in the family way and accused of trafficking members of his church. The church located at Umudikwere, Iheowere Nsukka area of the state, had known no peace as his wife, Veronica, asked the Anti-Child Trafficking Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the State Police Command to investigate her husband’s activities.

Queen Nwokoye Fights Eniola Badmus + Shares Epic Location Photos

Top actress Queen Nwokoye and Eniola Badmus worked together on a movie set of an old school movie, where they got physically involved and fought. Queen, who is pictured with her children dealing with Ms Badmus on the floor captioned the picture, "Dealing with Eniola Badmus the old school way." The actress equally shared epic photos from the movie set. See more...

Did Tiwa Savage Have Bad Dress Day at BET Awards 2014?

Female Pop star/first lady of Mavin Records, Tiwa Savage no doubt enjoyed every moment of 2014 BET Awards held in Los Angeles, US on Sunday June 29. Starting with the pre-party show to the award proper, Tiwa had that killer dress in mind. She wore a Valery Kovalska dress, styled by Kach Me If You Can and got her hair styled by Nikk Rokkshair, which was a killer combination. However, her fan are saying otherwise. According to them, Tiwa's dress appeared to be a bit bigger than her size, and insisted she should have rocked an iro and buba instead. Below is her sexy appearance to BET pre-show...

Society Lady Queenent Esezobor Dies in Dublin

Dublin based Nigerian socialite, Princess Queenent Amenaghawon Olige-Esezobor is dead. She died in a car crash that happened on Saturday June 28, 2014 at about 8am near Mullingar on the N4 Dublin Sligo Road, at Port na Shangan in Ireland. Two women and a girl also died in the car crash, while the male driver and sole occupant of the jeep their car hit survived with injuries.

Politicians Now Share Bags of Rice to Win Election

Few weeks back, Ayo Fayose won the Ekiti state gubernatorial election, but a lot of people believed that he was able to wear the winner cap because he shared bags of rice to some members of the electorate. Right now, it appears that sharing bags of rice has become the strongest strategy to win election in Nigeria, as other politicians have joined the queue.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Davido Wins African Best Artiste of the Year at BET

BET Awards held on Sundat June 28, 2014, and Nigerian Pop singer, Davido who was  Los Angeles days ahead of the awards, emerged African Best Artiste of the Year at the event. Congrats to him.

How 56 Died in Boko Haram’s Attack on Kautikari Village, Borno

It was earlier reported that Boko Haram militants invaded Kautikari,, Kwada and Nguragila villages near Chibok in Borno State, on Sunday June 29, 2014. The story now is that the militants killed at least 56 people and razing numerous homes. The militants, dressed in military camouflage, stormed the three villages from 8:45 a.m, when many Christians were at Sunday services. One source said the militants arrived in the villages in a convoy of sports utility vehicles and unleashed terror on villagers for several hours. Their killing spree reportedly lasted till 12:30 p.m.

More Photos: Anita Joseph, Amechi Muonagor, Francis Odega Turn Prophets

Nollywood actors Amechi Muonagor, Francis Odega and Anita Joseph are still in a movie location in Owerri, Imo state, where Mr Muonagor and Odega are acting the roles of Prophets, while Anita Joseph is playing a Prophetess. Recall that Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) first gave the scoop that Ms. Joseph is playing such role for the first time in her career. Read it here.

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One Dies, Four Injured in BET Awards Pre-show Shooting

Los Angeles Police Department has disclosed that a man was killed and four others were injured early Sunday in a shooting during a pre-show party for the BET Awards in East Hollywood. Officers were called at 5:17 a.m. when gunfire rang out at Monalizza Restaurant and Banquet Hall, located at 1611 North Vermont Avenue. KNX 1070 reports one of the victims died at the scene. Hours after the gunfire, blood coated the sidewalks and the banquet hall inside.

Soldiers Allegedly Hide in Bush As Boko Haram Attack Churches in Borno

A handful of Nigerian soldiers went to hide in the bush as Boko Haram gunmen unleashed fresh attacks on churches in the Chibok area of Borno state on Sunday June 29, 2014. Residents said dozens of people may have been killed in the raids on villages roughly 10 kilometres, (six miles) outside of Chibok, but no one was able to offer an authoritative death toll and the military was not immediately available to comment.

Genevieve Nnaji Hangs Out with top Models (Photos)

Nollywood top actress Genevieve Nnaji enjoys close association with ladies in fashion business. Last night, the Etisalat/Amstel Malta ambassador had fabulous evening with top Nigerian model, Ojy Okpe and that was after hanging out with Nigerian International model, Oluchi Orlandi few days back.

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Omotola Jalade Throws Iconic Invanity Boutique Open

Nollywood star actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is throwing all her weight in support of the Iconic Invanity Boutique, as it was launched in Banana Island, Lekki, Lagos, on Saturday June 28, 2014. Aside throwing the luxury boutique open, Omosexy as she is fondly called by friends, paraded a pink, black lace embedded Iconic Invanity dress, suitable for her hair which was styled by Make Me Salon. She had good times with the guests and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Iconic Invanity, Nancy. Other guests sighted at the event include, Michelle Dede, Fade Ogunro, Eku Edewor and many others. See more photos...

Fresh Boko Haram Attack Hits Borno Village

Information has it that an attack is currently ongoing in Kautikari village, seven kilometres away from Chibok town in the southern part of Borno state. Residents are said to have made distress call to journalists and security operatives in Maiduguri calling for urgent help.

Dangote Endorses D'banj's Koko Garri

The Chairman of Dangote Group,  Aliko Dangote has endorsed the agricultural effort of Pop star/DB Records boss, D'banj, called Koko Garri. The singer who disclosed the information today stated, "from the Godfather of Agriculture, it's an honour to have you as a mentor. Thanks for blessing my Koko Garri."

Rihanna Shares Her First Selfie Ever

Singer Rihanna shared her first selfie, which she took at age 17.

SAD: Brazilian Fan Dies of Heart Failure Over Chile Match

While the Brazil vs Chile World Cup penalty shootout, a 69-year old Brazilian fan died of heart failure. The man was watching the tense encounter, which Brazil won on spotkicks after the sides were locked 1-1 after extra-time, in a nearby bar when he complained of feeling unwell.

Gunmen Raze 500 Houses, Kill 3, Injure Many in Plateau

It has been revealed that there was a fresh gunmen attack on Saturday evening in Wase area of Plateau state. The attack claimed lives of three people, included a primary school headmaster while several persons sustained gunshot injuries. Their figure was put at not less than 20. The gunshot wounds were reportedly inflicted by youths from Kadarko town. Over 500 houses were said to have been razed by the heavily armed Kadarko ‘militants’. According to reports the crisis was over leadership between tussle between Jat community and Kumbwan community in Wase Local Government of Area of Plateau State. 

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Meet Covenant University Best Graduating Student of the Year

Miss Osas Jessica Uwoghiren, 19, is the best graduating student in 2014 from Covenant University. She graduated with first class from the department of Engineering. Congrats to her.





Photos: Gospel Singer Sinachi Weds Hubby, Joseph

On Saturday June 28, 2014 all roads in entertainment industry led to the wedding of talented Gospel singer Osinachi Kalu, popularly called Sinachi, as she tied the nuptial knots with Pastor Joseph at the Christ Embassy Church. The couple had their traditional marriage few days ago. Congrats to them. 

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Former GUS Contestants, Wale Akanbi Weds in Ibadan

Onetime contestant of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Wale Akanbi aka Wale Yellow got married to his heartthrob, Oyindamola Omosalewa on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the St. Mary’s Anglican  Church in Ibadan, while the reception followed immediately after at the popular Jogor Centre.

Chris Brown Rejects BET’s Offer of Reality Show

Singer Chris Brown has rejected BET’s offer to produce a Reality Show that will chronicle his life after jail. The singer disclosed that he does not have anything to do with TV shows and won’t have one because it is not part of his entertainment style.

‘Miss My Big Baby’ – Annie Idibia Cries Out from Movie Location

Undoubtedly, it is a huge work playing the role of a wife, mother and career lady, as almost all need attention at same time. That is the case with Nollywod actress Annie Macaulay-Idibia, wife of Pop star Tuface Idibia and mother of two girls. Annie has been on set of a movie, where she is playing the role of Eva (a gangster lady) for the past three days.

278 Islamic Pilgrims Barred from Boarding Flight in Maiduguri Airport

On Friday June 27, 2014 at the Maiduguri airport, Borno State,  the Nigerian military barred 278 Islamic pilgrims headed for the Umrah pilgrimage from boarding a flight. In a separate development, the military also stopped Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume from taking a flight out of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. The military prohibited the senator and other pilgrims from boarding the chartered aircraft and forced both flights to take off from the Maiduguri airport with empty seats. The military ordered the plane to take off empty, leaving behind all eight persons, including the two lawmakers who were scheduled ‎to board the flight to Abuja.

First Photos from Justice Oputa's Lying in State/Funeral Mass

Late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa and father of entertainment icon, Charly Boy is being buried today Saturday June 28, 201. Here are few pictures from the funeral mass held at Sacred Hesrt Catholic Church, Oguta, Imo state this morning.

Bomb Blast Kills 10 in Bauchi Hotel

At the least 10 people have been confirmed dead with 14 others seriously injured after a bomb exploded at a brothel in Bayangari in Bauchi state yesterday night around 9.45pm.  The Bauchi State Police Command spokesman, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident in a statement and said investigations has commenced but no arrest has been made so far.

Diamond Bank Officially Launches Diamond Woman Proposition

Leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc, has officially launched Diamond Woman; a proposition specifically designed to cater to the needs of women by providing lifestyle and business advisory services. The Divisional Head, Corporate Communications, Diamond Bank Plc, Mrs. Ayona Trimnell said, "Diamond Woman" is a unique proposition put together by the bank to highlight and discuss  real issues that matters to women, including lifestyle, domestic abuse, marriage issues and financial advisory services amongst others.

Ibinabo Fiberesima Presents COO of Abuja Landed Property to AGN

National President of Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima, at the event to mark one year in office of the Lagos chapter chairman, Victor Osuagwu, made pleasant surprise appearance. Fiberesima left everyone dumbstruck when she announced that the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has once again demonstrated his love for the creative industry as he has delivered the land they asked for when they paid him a courtesy visit earlier this year.

Anita Joseph Turns Prophetess

Nollywood actress Anita Joseph is playing the role of a prophetess in an ongoing movie production in Owerri, Imo state. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that this is the first time she is playing such role in her acting career. Despite, that Anita is said to be interpreting the role of Prophetess Ifeoma very well. More photos will come your way later...

Lagos Pastor Confesses to Be Ogboni Member + How He Makes Charms & Blood Sacrifices

Founder of Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Orisun-Ayo and popular pastor, Solomon Oladimeji, who has branches at Alapere, Ketu, and Odogunyan in Ikorodu area of Lagos, has confessed to being a member of the Ogboni confraternity. The 65year-old Oladimeji says that there is no stigma that should be associated with the cult, which is rumoured to be a gathering of evil doers by most Nigerians. Oladimeji, who is also a member of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) spoke to SUN about blood sacrifices, charms and his views on the misconceptions of practising Christians in Nigeria. Read full interview below:

Consumers Applaud Absolut Vodka ‘Transform Today’ Initiative

 Riding on the success of the ‘Transform Today’ campaign, Absolut consumers have continued to shower praises and encomium on the premium vodka. This is fallout of Absolut Vodka’s sponsorship of the just concluded 2014 MAMAs which was held in Durban, South Africa. The consumers made up of VIP ticket winners, super key distributors and friends of Absolut recently shared their experiences of the brand’s love for music, transformation, and creativity in Lagos.

Friday, 27 June 2014

#BringBackOurGirls Protest Return to New York

The #bringbackourgrils has returned to New York Coty, as Nigerians based in New York City, US have not forgotten the missing Chibok girls, as they picked up their placards again today and protested in front to Nigeria House.



Jonathan Resolves Eagles’ Match Bonus Row

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have put their bonus row behind them and will travel to Brasilia, ahead of their World Cup round of 16 game against France on Monday. This is coming after President Goodluck Jonathan intervened in the situation and assured the players that they would be paid their outstanding allowances. The president spoke on phone with the players, after Sports Minister Tamuno Danagogo informed him about the dispute.

Ebola Virus: WHO Calls African Ministers of Health for Meeting

To curb the spread of the Ebola virus in African countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a special meeting of Ministers of Health of eleven countries and partners involved in the Ebola outbreak response in Accra, Ghana from July 2-3, 2014 to discuss the best way of tackling the crisis collectively as well as develop a comprehensive inter country operational response plan.

Fresh Explosion Foiled at EMAB Plaza, Abuja

Sources have disclosed that if not for the vigilance and timely response of security agents, another improvised explosive device (IED) would have exploded at EMAB Plaza shortly after the one that killed 21 persons and send many others to hospitals for treatment on Wednesday. Coordinator of the National Information Centre (NIC) Mr. Mike Omeri said this in Abuja Friday afternoon when he led other members of the Centre in a media briefing on government’s efforts to curb insurgency in the country.

Chioma Akpota, Funke Akindele, Ali Nuhu Sign Endorsement Deal with Unilever

There is no doubt that film making is paying heavily in this generation, as top brands in and outside the country partner with Nollywood stars to rank tops. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gathered that Nollywood stars Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Ali Nuhu and Funke Akindele have hit multi-million naira endorsement deals with Unilever Nigeria. They are actually endorsing the brand’s OMO detergent. They were unveiled  today Friday June 27, 2014. Congrats to them.

Justin Bieber Flaunts New Tattoo

The Confident singer, Justin Bieber shared a photo of his gym activities, showing his tattoo filled body via Instagram on Thursday. The pictures show pop star doing bicep curls with 40-lb. weights in addition to doing stomach crunches to keep his six-pack poppin'. "Back in the gym #dontbescared #orangegymrats," he wrote in the caption.

Chris Brown Reality Show Set to Air on BET

Singer Chris Brown’s Reality Show will soon air in American TV, as Black Entertainment Television (BET), American basic cable and satellite television channel is deciding to air a Chris Brown reality show and have already held focus groups to find out if viewers will flock to their sets or stay away. BET has already spoken to production companies, insisting that the network would absolutely air a Chris Brown reality series, chronicling his life after jail.