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Thursday, 31 July 2014

Nollywood Aneke Twins Cover New Edition of Berribunch Magazine

Nollywood actresses/producers, Chidinma and Chidebere Aneke, popularly called, Aneke Twins, have contributed a good quota to move the Nigerian industry, Nollywood to the next level. This has not gone unnoticed as they have won awards, and the rewards keep counting. The twins movie makers recently covered the latest edition of Berribunch Magazine, where they disclosed how they rose to stardom. The Nollywood twins were dressed by Annes Couture a fashion house based in Enugu, while the pictures were made available by Shola Creative Studio, Lagos.

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Again! Blessing Okagbare Wins Gold at Commonwealth Games

Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare has won Gold medal again in the Women’s 200m in  time of 22.25 seconds at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. This is coming after she won the highly craved Gold medal in the Women's 100meters Finals. Congrats to her.

Jonathan Approves Appointment of AIG Suleiman Abba As New IGP

Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) gave the scoop that Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, has been appointed as the new Inspector General of Police in Nigeria. The president has however, approved his appointment this evening.

Mutiu Adepoju, Jonathan Akpoborie, Others to Camp with CFA Players

Determined to broaden the horizon of its players, Cowbell Football Academy (CFA) has started training them on how they could succeed in their career as footballers as the Academy’s Summer Camp began in Lagos.

Assassins Kill Police Officer in Benue

On Thurdsday, unknown gunmen killed a Police officer, Bawa Ekoja, as confirmed by Benue state Police Command. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ezeala, who confirmed the killing, said the assailants shot Mr. Ekoja, a sergeant, several times in the back while he was on his bicycle home after closing from night duty at the police headquarters.

Khloe Kardashian Says Lamar Odom Got Rob Addicted to Drug

Khloe Kardashian has blamed Lamar Odom for contributing to her brother, Rob Kardashian's drug problems, and says she feels guilty for not being able to protect Rob from Lamar's influences.

Banky W Hosts Night of Music, As Quilox Retuns

On Friday August 1, Banky W will host a night of music, dance and casino, as premium nightclub, Quilox returns from a brief hiatus. Guest jockey for the night, Femi Otedola’s beautiful daughter, DJ Cuppy will be on the wheels along with Quilox in-house DJ Consequence.

Chris Brown Reveals He Still Has Soft Spot for Rihanna

Chris Brown has revealed that he still has soft spot for Rihanna. He posted a picture of himself lying in bed on Instagram, a fan photoshopped Rihanna into the picture. The Loyal singer’s attitude surprised his fans, as he liked the picture. An attitude that made people feel he still have strong feelings for his ex-girlfriend.  


Tenant's Scrotum Cut-off by Landlady's Children in Lagos

Children of a Lagos landlady allegedly attacked a man who resides in their mother's compound on Popoola Street, off Abaranje Road in the Ikotun area of Lagos, while he was sleeping in his room with his family members. His wife, Bisi, who was with him when the incident happened, identified the assailants as Solomon and Damilola, the children of the landlady.

Sierra Leone Declares 90-day State of Emergency Over Ebola Virus

The spread of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has set fear in the government, Sierra Leone President, Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a state of public emergency to tackle the worst ever outbreak and will call in security forces to quarantine epicentres of the deadly virus. Koroma announced he was cancelling a visit to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit next week, because of the crisis and instead holding an emergency meeting with regional leaders in Guinea on Friday.

Exposed: Suicide Bomber Arrested in Kastina Related to Their Car Driver

It has been disclosed that the 10-year-old girl, who was arrested yesterday in Kastina wearing a suicide bomb apparatus is a relative of the driver of the Honda CRV car conveying her and other Boko Haram members.

Keshi Denies NFF's N7m New Deal

Nigeria Super Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi, has denied reports that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has offered him a N7 million ($43, 284) monthly wage in a new contract due to take off. On Wednesday, it was revealed that Keshi was offered N7 million monthly pay package with the coach accepting it and the deal to be finalized next week.

Nasarawa Lawmakers Freeze State's Account

The Nasarawa State lawmakers had a meeting at a hotel in Karu, Nasarawa State where thry reached resolutions, which one of them include, freezing the state's account. However, the government house source revealed that they are not sure if the State assembly had the powers to freeze the state’s account, and that if the accounts were frozen that it would hit the Al Makura administration below the belt.

Photos from Kano Polythenic Suicide Bomb Attack

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On Wednesday July 30, a young female suicide bomber, who is believed to be aged 15 was said to have hid an improved explosive device underneath are Muslim garb (Hijab). She detonated the explosive device as she reached the Kano State Polytechnic. She killed 12 persons and injured 15 others. Below are the pictures from explosion scene.

Photos: Muma Gee, Prince Eke, Ken Eric Dazzle at Jnr Pope's Wedding

On Saturday July 26, 2014, Nollywood actor Jnr Pope Odonwodo and his wife, Jennifer Awele walked down the aisle in grand style. In attendance were actor, Prince Ekeh and wife, Muma Gee, Ken Eric and many others. The wedding held at Asaba, Delta state.

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Prince Ekeh Flaunts His Twins

Nollywood actor and husband to singer Muma Gee is a proud father and he is playing the fatherly role well. For first time since his wife's delivery, the stunt actor is flaunting his twins. Congrats to him again,

Jonathan Appoints Suleiman Abba As IG of Police

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Suleiman Abba, the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7, as the new Inspector General of Police in Nigeria.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

FG Committed in Helping Victims of Terrorism - Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan said Wednesday in Abuja that he expected members of Nigerian’s vibrant private sector and friends of the country in the international community to donate very generously to the Victims’ Support which will be formally launched tomorrow to provide more relief and succour for all those who have been adversely affected by terrorism and insurgency in the country.

Jonathan Deplores Continues Terrorist Attacks in Kano

President Goodluck Jonathan deplores the continuing terrorist assault on Kano and the heinous bombing of the Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies today. He similarly deplores the attacks on two mosques in Potiskum, Yobe State yesterday. Jonathan condemns the repeated targeting of worshippers, and   innocent students who are the nation’s future by depraved terrorists.

Agatha Amata Launches TV Station

The Inside Out TV host, Agatha Amata, is set to launch her own television station. The estranged wife of Fred Amata, has gotten a license for her own TV station. She will launch her TV called Rave TV on Friday, August 8, 2014.

Photos: Jonathan Launches & Obtains New 64page E-Passport

President Jonathan today Wednesday July 30, 2014 officially launched and obtained the new 64-page E-passport. The new 64-page E-passport helps frequent travelers, it's gender friendly, forestalls identity theft, cheaper for the aged and low income earners.

P&G Boosts Education with “Always Forward Ever” Campaign

Procter and Gamble Nigeria, leader in the fast moving consumer goods has unveiled a new consumer contest “Always Moving Forward” to help boost girl child education in Nigeria. The contest is a part of the activities lined up to launch the company’s new thematic campaign tagged ‘Always Forward Ever’.  The contest, which is open to all girls between the ages of 12 and 18 years, will see them answer the question, “Who will you be in 10 years from now?”

Anita Joseph Shares Photos of Her New Look

Nollywood actress Anita Joseph has joined other ladies in Nigerian film industry, who have temporarily cast aside their long human hair to natural braid. She got her long big braids recently and had a photoshoot with it. See more photos...

Photos from Actress Phina Don’s Wedding in Lagos

On Saturday July 26, 2014, Nollywood fast rising actress Phina Don and her husband, Favour Benson walked down the aisle in Lagos. The white wedding took place at Ark of Jesus Ministries International, Alausa Ikeja. Phina and Favour’s traditional wedding held on July 19, 2014 at Umuahia, Abia state. Congrats to the couple and happy married life.

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Tuface, T-pain, Others Excite at AFRIMMA

The much-anticipated African Muzic Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA), which held at the weekend, has again confirmed hip-hop act David Adeleke, aka davido, as an artiste to be reckoned with in 2014 – the singer again, clinched the diadem for Artiste of the Year and Best Male West Africa, making it the third of such award this year. Davido had contested the category with three other Nigerian artistes; Wizkid, Iyanya and Flavour; two Ghanaian acts, Sarkodie and Shatta Wale and Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat.

Wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye Wins Gold Medal at Commonwealth Games

Nigerian Wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye has grabbed another Gold Medal for Team Nigeria in Wrestling at the, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Lalita settles for silver in women's wrestling freestyle 53kg category. She was knocked out in 31 seconds, while Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold. Congrats to him.

Update: 15-yr-old Suicide Bomber Attacks Kano Polytechnic

Suicide bomber has hit the Central Administration Building of the Kano State Polytechnic, along Bayero University of Kano along old site road killing unspecified number of students.

Bomb Blast Hits School of Legal Studies in Kano


A fresh bomb blast has occurred at School of Legal Studies in Kano state. Going by the information gathered, a 15-year-old female suicide bomber entered the school this afternoon and moved straight to where students gathered to check their results.

Yvonne Nelson Shares Photos of Tattered Jean

On the evening of Tuesday July 29, 2014, Ghanaian actress/producer, Yvonne Nelson rocked a designer tattered jean to an interview with a magazine. She shared the pictures with you all.

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President Enugu US, Dr Ifesinachi Ugwuonye Gets Lifetime Achievement Award @ CAMA 2014

CAMA is the brain child of The Classic International Magazine, in the calendar of the Africa community to honor real drivers of the African society in various fields of endeavor. The fourth edition of CLASSIC AFRICA MERIT AWARD will be held on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 10 Degrees Events Centre in Ikeja Lagos. CAMA 2014 has heightened pleasure and feelings of recognition. The lush associated with this meaningful annual event fulfills several purposes and kind hearted fun from the entire who-is-who in the world of showbiz industry, top notch politicians and major players in the corporate world desirable of the green carpet breeze of in-depth reward for excellence.  

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Ambassador to Liberia Didn’t Have Contact with Ebola Victim – Minister of Health

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof.  Onyebuchi Chukwu has disclosed that the country’s Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi-Nnadozie did not have any contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian man who died of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Lagos. The Lagos State Government apologises for the mixed up and blamed it on the Federal Government representative who was in Lagos during the press briefing.

Police Issues Statement on Generator Smoke

Earlier Police source revealed that a family of four died in Ogun state, after inhaling poisonous smoke from generator smoke, which they kept close to their bedroom. Nigeria Police force has therefore issued a statement warning the general public on the dangers of keeping generator sets close to the house and its dangers. Entitled, SMOKE FROM GENERATOR KILLS!!!, the police stated, “The Nigeria Police Force continue to receive reports of Sudden and Unnatural Deaths (SUD) as a result of inhalation of poisonous smoke from working generating sets. Some of which include:

Family of Four Die After Inhaling Generator Fume in Ogun

It has been gathered by Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) that a family of four in Ogun state died last night, after inhaling poisonous smoke from a generator kept in their apartment.  

Is Posters Really Banned in Lagos?

We saw this, and felt that there was a time when posters were banned in Lagos.

2yr-old Baby Dies After Drinking 45cl of Kerosene

2-year-old baby identified as, Nafisatu has died after she drank Kerosene, which she mistook for water in Kwakwashe Suleja. She drank about 45cl of Kerosene, after having a meal of Pap and Akara with her elder sister.

Motorcycle Parts Dealer Arrested with 21 Parcels of Cannabis

39-year-old Motorcycle parts dealer at Nnewi, Ogbodo Chibuzor David, who hails from Enugu has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for attempting to smuggle 11.06kg of dried weeds that tested positive for cannabis to China. The suspect, who concealed the drugs in various food items was arrested following the discovery of cannabis inside his bags at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

Ebola Scare: Jim Iyke Flees Liberia

Nollywood actor Jim Iyke, who has been in Liberia has declared that he is coming back home tonight. He disclosed that he is not ashamed to reveal that it is as a result of fear of Ebola virus. "It scares the Jesus out of me," he laments.

Yobe Bomb Blast Victims Buried in Potiskum Cemetery

The corpses of people, who died during last night bomb attacks in Potiskum, Yobe state have been taken to the cemetery for burial this morning (as pictured above). Recall that four different bomb explosions occurred  in the state yesterday. Two of the explosions was said to have occurred in two different mosques when muslim faithfuls were observing the Isha compulsory prayer.

Chibok Parents Insist Jonathan Gave Their Leaders N100m, Recount How They were Cheated

Although President Goodluck Jonathan has denied giving N100 million cash gift to parents of abducted Chibok girls, when they met with him on July 22 at the Presidential Villa, the parents of the girls have insisted that money was given and that they were cheated out of it by their leaders, who collected the money from the president.

Jonathan Denies Giving N100m to Chibok Parents

Bribery scandal has emerged between parents of the kidnapped girls and leaders of the Chibok community in Abuja over an alleged N100m largesse given by President Goodluck Jonathan. Some of the parents, who spoke in separate interviews on Tuesday with theBritish Broadcasting Corporation Hausa service, accused the Chibok community leaders of making a fortune out of their misfortune.

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Lol! Anita Joseph, Imeh Bishop , Others Star in Akpabio the Calabar Boy

Nollywood comic actor, Imeh Bishop Umoh and Anita Joseph starred in a new hilarious movie entitled, Akpabio the Calabar Boy. Produce by Ugochukwu Ojiego and directed by Humjo Ojonugwa,tells the story of a young illiterate village girl – Nkechi, who arrives to stay with her boyfriend in Lagos, but he sends her out of the house, and she decides to stay back in Lagos.

Man Dies Inside Well in Lagos (Graphic Photos)

On Tuesday July 29, a man was found dead head down inside a well at Akanyn street, Shibiri Rd, Ilemba in Ojo, Ajangbadi, Lagos. Many residents of the house had fetched water from the well and even made use of the water before someone discovered there was a corpse inside it.

Omoni Oboli Shares Photo of Her Braid

Following wave of the moment, Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli, has cast off her short Afro hairstyle for a long lose-braid. Although the new look is very fitting and gorgeous, she still miss her Afro. She has gotten nice look, especially with the plain eyeglasses.

Ex-Bayelsa Gov Sylva's Uncle Abducted in Bayelsa

86-year-old Benson Adigio-Eseni, Uncle of former Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State was kidnapped during early hours of Sunday, from his residence in Okpoama in Brass local government area at 2 a.m. The elderly man’s abductors arrived in a speedboat, shot sporadically in the air, and then whisked away their victim into the sinuous creeks.

Again? Libyan Fighter Jet Crashes in Benghazi

On Tuesday July 29, a Libyan fighter jet that engaged in paramilitary attacks on Islamists in the restive eastern city of Benghazi crashed and exploded, after its pilot ejected safely. It was not immediately clear if the plane was shot down or suffered a malfunction, added General Sagr al-Jerouchi, chief of air operations for dissident general Khalifa Haftar.

Photos: The Accident that Killed El-Rufai's Son

Nasir El-Rufai's son, Hamza El Rufai died in fatal auto accident on Tuesday morning.Hamza was driving the above black colour Lexus car, when he ran into a stationery blue colored Volkswagen Sharon car around the Ningi Barrack along A.Y.A - Kubwa. Two persons were involved in the crash but only Hamza died. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps, his corpse was taken to the national mosque by his parents, while the crashed vehicles were handed over to the Maitama Police station.

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Table Tennis Player, Ojo Onaolapo Pulls Shorts to Celebrate Bronze Medal

Nigeria Ojo Onaolapo unleashed a very spectacular celebration after winning a bronze medal over India’s Sharath Kamal Achanta. Onaolapo and Achanta were locked in a tense battle on Monday night at the Scotstoun Sports Campus with a bronze medal on the line before the Nigerian allowed an over-hit shot to pass him by.

Update: Chika Amalaha Suspended from Commonwealth Games after Testing Positive to Drugs

Commonwealth Games Federation has announced that Nigerian weightlifter Gold medalist, Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women’s 53kg category.

Betty & Soni Irabor Celebrate 31st Wedding Anniversary

The founder of Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor and husband, veteran Nigerian broadcaster Soni Irabor are celebrating their 31st wedding anniversary today. "Loving each other through our imperfections…", she stated.