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Sunday, 31 August 2014

Jonathan Convenes Emergency Meeting Over Ebola

President Goodluck Jonathan has convened another emergency meeting of the National Council of Health over the Ebola Virus Disease, barely two weeks after the last one was held. The meeting will be holding on Monday Sept 1 in Abuja.

Ebola: Three People Quarantined in Port Harcourt

A doctor, a pharmacist and another person, who had primary contact with the late Dr. Ikechukwu Sam Enemuo, the first Ebola victim in Rivers State, have been quarantined after showing symptoms of the virus. The results of their tests are however still being awaited.

Rita Dominic Rocks Super Slit Skirt for Blanck Digital

Actress and producer of the multiple award winning film, The Meeting,  Rita Dominic covered the latest edition of Blanck Digital Magazine. She wore a super and provoking slit skirt and see through top, which she blended with a dark colour sandal for the magazine's photoshoot. She shared few of the photos...

Meet Chris & Anita Oyakhilome's Daughters

The pictured above shows the two beautiful daughters that Pastors Chris and Anita Oyakhilome's marriage is blessed with. They are Charlene & Sharon Oyakhilome. Following the recent development of the divorce filed by their mother against thrirbfather, Charlene and Sharon will continue their lives in  a divided household.

First Photo of Diplomat that Took Ebola to Port Harcourt

The picture above belongs to Olu-Ibukun Koye, the Nigerian diplomat working for ECOWAS, who escaped quarantine in Lagos and left for Port Harcourt. He was one of the first who made contact with the late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer. Recall that Olu defied instructions and ran to Port Harcourt to meet late doctor Iyke Enemuo who treated him in a hotel.

Rev Father, Others Arrested for Fraud

Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a  reverend father and one other person for allegedly defrauding one Joel Sumi of  N60,000. The state police spokesperson, DSP Haruna Mohammed, disclosed that the two suspects, who posed as fortune tellers, deceived their victim, and defrauded him.

Tribute to Late Flight Lieutenant Nwakile - By Uche Chuta

It’s easy for us to be heroes from the comfort of our homes and behind our computers and gadgets. We can sound noble, patriotic, abuse our leaders and organize all sorts of e-protests. It’s a total different thing when you literally put your life for your nation to defend it and it’s institutions such as democracy as exemplified by Late Flight Lieutenant Akweke Junior Nwakile (22 March 1985 –  21 July 2014). He was a young man (29) but his brievity of years did not mean he hadn’t done a whole lot for his family and nation.

Actress Shan George Fights Promoters of Son's Song, Edo Boy

Shan George is fighting with British promoters of her son, Jaga's single entitled, Edo Boy. The fight is over the release of the song without her consent. It was disclosed that Edo Boy was not screened by Shan George, who doubles as his manager before it was released making the Nollywood actress to be angry.

Polytechnic Student & Boyfriend Sell Baby for N620,000

Undergraduate of Federal Polytechnic Nekede, identified as Vivian Iwuji who  gave birth to a baby boy on August 2, 2014 has with the assistance of her boyfriend, one Obinna Ugochukwu sold the baby for the  sum of  N620,000. However, luck ran out on them as the buyer, one Ehegalara Edwin was arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Imo State Police Command, Owerri and the baby  rescued.

Al-Pacino Flaunts Younger Girlfriend

World Super star actor, Al Pacino flaunted his girlfriend, Lucila Sola recently. She simply showed-off her ridiculous body in a see through top.

SAD: Joan Rivers Now on Life Support

Joan Rivers is on life support. It was revealed that the legendary comedian tell is now completely relying on machines to stay alive. It will be the decision of the family in the next couple of days to know whether to keep the 81-year-old on life support.

Photos from Dwayne Wade & Gabrielle Union's Wedding

Gabrielle Union and NBA Superstar Dwayne Wade tied the knot on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Chateau Artisan in Miami. The couple who has been together for several years were surrounded by friends and family as they said “I Do” at the glamorous moated castle. The ceremony was officiated by actress Essence Atkins and her husband Jamie Mendez. See more photos...

Saturday, 30 August 2014

ISIS Sell Yazidi Girls &Women in Syria

For hundreds of Yazidi girls and women, who were abducted by the Sunni Muslim extremist group, the ISIS persecution has become a nightmare, as they are being sold to its fighters in Syria, according to a human rights group. In the past few weeks, ISIS has distributed or sold about 300 female members of the persecuted religious minority who were abducted in Iraq.

Ebola Scare: 39 Immigrants Arrested in Lagos

On Friday Augudt 29, not less than 39 foreign nationals were arrested by Police and Immigration officers in two hotels on Lagos Island. It was gathered that they were arrested following a tip-off by some residents of the area over fears of the spread of Ebola virus disease.

Reuben Abati Aids Omotola Jalade's Comment on Improved Power Supply

Few days ago, Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde tweeted her recent observation about power supply in the country. According to her, the electricity supply has improved very well in her area that she prays it will never come to an end. However, her observation met with various criticisms, as people insisted there is no noticeable improvement yet. The gist now is tthat the President Goodluck Jonathan's spokesman on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati is aiding her comment. Continue to see his comment...

Nicki Minaj Staged Wardrobe Malfunction at VMAS

Nicki Minaj previously claimed that her dress was unzipped during her performance at the Mtv VMAs because she didn't have enough time to get ready, hut it was revealed she pulled the same stunt during rehearsals.

Ebola: Abia Denies Relation of Dead Doctor Sneaking into Aba

It was reported that a relation of the Port Harcourt doctor, Iyke Enemuoh, who died while secretly treating an Ebola patient sneaked into Aba, Abia State. However, the state's government has flatly denied the rumour. Commissioner for Information, Eze Chikamnayo described as "evil and mischievous," a news report in an Aba- based radio station that the late doctor’s sibling had taken refuge in Aba.

Police Promotes 37 Commissioners, Two AIGs

On Friday Nigeria’s Police Service Commission promoted two police officers to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General, and 30 to Commissioner. A statement by Ferdinand Ekpe, Assistant Director, Press and Public Relations of the commission, gave the names of the promoted officers as follows...

Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union Wed in Private Venue

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are getting married today in a famous Moated Castle hidden away in Miami, US.  The place is called "Chateau Artisan" and considered one of the coolest  pieces of property in the country. It is also where Birdman shot his 2010 music video for "Fire Flame."

Wife of Rivers Doctor that Died of Ebola Moved to Lagos

Rivers state government has announced that the widow of Dr. Iky Sam Enemua, the medical doctor who died of Ebola in Port Harcourt after treating an ECOWAS official infected by the virus, has been moved to Lagos. Her three-month-old baby is also one of the 160 people under surveillance in Port Harcourt.

Baba Suwe Set to Remarry

Veteran Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe, who has remained unmarried after losing his wife, Omoladun in 2009 is set to remarry. "It has not been easy but life must go on," he stated.

New Music: Tolu - My Lover


Rnb singer/MTN Project Fame West Africa Reality TV show housemate, Tolu has dropped a single entitled, My Lover. The song was produced by multiple award winning Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy. Download music below...

Friday, 29 August 2014

Nigerian Students Arriving US Undergo Ebola Screening

As a result of Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa, US campuses are screening students arriving from Nigeria and other West African countries.
Extra health checks are part of protocols campuses throughout the United States have in place as they prepare for as many as 10,000 students from Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where more than 1,000 people have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

Joan Rivers' Daughter Says Mum Is Receiving Every Treatment Possible

According to Joan Rivers' daughter, she is still in serious condition but is receiving the best treatment possible. Melissa just released a statement thanking everyone for their support, adding that Joan would be touched.

JBB Exclusive: Dickson Iroegbu Floats Multi-Media Outfit in Abuja

Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) has exclusively gathrred that Nollywood multiple award winning director\producer, Executive Assistant Creative Entertainment and Tourism, under the Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Youth and Students Affairs,  Dickson Nnamdi Iroegbu has successfully established a production, media and PR outfit in Abuja, called the Teamwork Studios Limited (TSL). Mr. Iroegbu's new outfit is not focusing only on his primary constituency, which is film production, but also into image profiling of politicians, media personalities, business moguls and the corporate image of Nigeria.

Ebola Virus Enters Senegal, Health Minister Confirms

Senegal's health ministry has confirmed a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country to be affected by the outbreak. Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck disclosed on Friday that a young man from Guinea was confirmed to have contracted the virus. The man was immediately placed in quarantine, she added.

Ashonye & Husband Celebrate 5years Wedding Anniversary

Singer, actress/producer, Ashonye Michelle Raccah and her husband, former manager, Carl Raccah are celebrating their 5years wedding anniversary today August 29. "It's our 5th wedding anniversary. Thanking GOD for keeping us and praying for many more beautiful years with you. I love you, babe @carlraccah #HomieLoverFriend #ThisLoveNoBeToday #WeRideTogether #ThickAndThin.

How Ex-Gov Sylva's Uncle Died in Kidnappers' Den

The 87-year-old abducted uncle of the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, Benson Adigio-Eseni, has died in his captors’ den. He was buried by the kidnappers in a shallow grave at the entrance of Kula community, a border town between Rivers and Bayelsa State. Though the state’s police command is ready to conduct autopsy on the remains to determine the cause of his death, a suspect apprehended by the police explained how the old man died. Continue...

Adamawa Election: PDP Grants Waiver to Ribadu, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has today Friday granted waiver to former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu and former Military Administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Buba Marwa. One time governorship candidate on the platform of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Markus Gundiri, was also granted waiver.

New Video: P-Square Ejeajo -Ft T.I

This new video "Ejeajo" is nothing but testament to that fact. Raising the bar a bit higher this time around, PSquare went all out to recruit one of the U.S’ hottest rappers and hitmaker, T.I. With their 6th studio album set to drop in a jiffy, the magical duo overcame a family rift and subsequently released 3 singles off the upcoming album.

Rivers Commissioner of Health Calls Samtel Clinic Patients to Report

The Rivers State Ministry Of Health Release is calling on people who visited in the last two weeks the hospital, Samtel Clinic,  where the Ebola doctor died.  "If you visited Samstel Clinic, Rumuokoro, PH, within the last few weeks, you are kindly urged to report to the Rivers State Health Ministry." Continue...

Actor Ali Nuhu Takes OMO Fast Action Campaign to Niger

The Hausa spoken Nollywood actor, Ali Nuhu has arrived Minna, Niger state with the new campaign of OMO Detergent tagged, OMO Fast Action. Mr Nudu, one of the brand ambassador of OMO is creating the aware in Northern part of the country. Few days back, he handled a raffle draw on the street, where winners walked away with various gifts. He signed endorsement deal with the brand alongside, actresses Chioma Chukwuka-Akpota and Funke Akindele. Continue to see more photos...

WHO Warns 20,000 at Risk of Ebola Infection

The World Health Organization has revealed that the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than twenty thousand people before it is brought under control. The United Nations agency said the number of cases could already be four times higher than the three thousand currently registered.

Beyonce Is Cover Girl for CR Fashion Book

Fittingly crowned Queen B, Beyoncé is blending a whole lot of fierce and fashion on the coveted cover of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book. The publication unveiled its pop princess It Girl today after teasing a sample cover pic of Bey wearing a black-sequined pink puff ball mask on an alternate version of the fall-winter issue.

Ghen Ghen: Pastor Oyakhilome’s Wife Files Divorce on Grounds of Adultery

According to reports, the marriage of Christ Embassy Church founder, Pastor Christian Oyakhilome, and his wife, Rev. Anita Odegwa Oyakhilome, has finally dissolved.  The wife is seeking divorce on the grounds of “unreasonable behaviour” and “adultery”. She reportedly outlined several allegations against the pastor. The divorce case, with Suit No FD14D01650, was filed on April 9, 2014 at Divorce Section A, Central Family Court, First Avenue House, High Holborn, London, UK, on Anita’s behalf by Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors, a full-service law firm with expertise in commercial law and a strong consumer focus in family, wills and estate, personal injury law and medical negligence.

JBB Exclusive: Genevieve Nnaji Floats Shopping Plaza in South Africa

Unarguably, Nollywood star actress Genevieve Nnaji is doing well in movie industry. The Imo born diva, who is rated among the highest earned African actresses has moved to the next level. In 2014 alone, Genevieve has pocketed up to N200million from brand endorsements. She is also making good use of her finances to establish good/lifetime investments. According to the information gathered by Julia Blaise Blog (JBB), the single mother of one has turned an international business woman, as she has opened a mutli-million naira shopping plaza in South Africa.

Boko Haram Beheads Christian Men in Gwoza

The Boko Haram militants are allegedly beheading young men in the Christian community in Gwoza, the Borno state. Sources from the town claim that Christian men who refuse to convert to Islam are being beheaded while the women are being forced into marriages with the insurgents. "It is quite clear that terrorism has no friend, but it is abundantly clear that the Christians are worst hit. The whole town and the Parish rectory have been occupied by the terrorists. So many structures and items have been vandalized.

Dora Akunyili Buried in Anambra (Photos)

Professor Dora Akunyili was buried on Thursday August 28, 2014. The mass was officiated by the Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of Sacraments, Francis Cardinal Arinze. He was assisted by the Archbishop of Abuja Diocese John Cardinal Onaiyekan and other bishops.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Fashola Dedicates August Sanitation Exercise to Ebola Prevention

The Lagos State Government has dedicated the August sanitation exercise to the prevention of the Ebola Virus Disease. The government said the exercise, which would hold on Saturday between 7am and 10am, would be used for demonstration of preventive measures to curb the spread of the disease. The Commissioner for the Environment, Tunji Bello, said the state government would continue to be in the forefront of the campaign for a healthier and sustainable environment.

Segun Arinze Shares Daughter's First Pic

Former National President of Actors' Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Segun Arinze has shared the first picture of his daughter. His beautiful wife, Julie Arinze delivered their first daughter in US on Tuesday August 26, 2014.

Photos: Jonathan Launches National E-ID Card in Abuja

President Jonathan today Thursday August 28, launched the National e-ID card at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Before the launching, President Jonathan got his National e-ID card on Wednesday August 27, and demonstrated the multiple application value of the National e-ID card.  Present at the ceremony were Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and many others. Continue to see more photos…

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Are Married

A spokesperson of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has confirmed that they got married Saturday, August 23, in Chateau Miraval, France. They wedded in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. Prior to the nondenominational civil ceremony, the A-list actors also obtained a marriage license from a local California judge.

Beware! Fake Car Auctioneer on FACEBOOK

Nigeria police in a statement has warned that citizens should beware of fake car auctioneers that now parade the social media, especially Facebook. “Don’t fall victim! Always ignore posts like this one, please advise your friends to do the same. Custom Ola Adeniyi NIGERIAN CUSTOMS SERVICE (NATIONAL AUTHORIZED CAR AUCTIONS/SALES) FOR 2014 IS CURRENTLY ON...” statement continues…

Police Collaborates with Pharmacists to Fight Fake Drugs

The Inspector-General of Police, Acting IGP Suleiman Abba, has reaffirmed the support of the Nigeria Police to the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) in its anti-counterfeiting enforcement measures. The IGP gave the assurance when a delegation of the PCN, led by its Registrar, Pharmacist Elijah Mohammed, paid him a courtesy visit at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Genevieve Nnaji Dazzle in Baby Skirt & Blouse

Star actress Genevieve Nnaji is still having swell time in South Africa, where she is spending her summer vacation. She shared the picture above, which took her back to the good old days of secondary school. She looks nice all the same.

Abike Dabiri Pays Tribute to Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh

Courage, selfless commitment and an unwavering belief in a cause are three essential but rare qualities of truly great leaders. Sometimes, these leaders exhibit an uncommon commitment to a cause and go as far as laying down their lives for a purpose they truly believe in. History will forever revere the likes of Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Obafemi Awolowo amongst few others as heroes. Our dear Dr. Adadevoh has certainly stamped her feet in the sands of time as one of Nigeria’s heroines who fought like a true warrior the battle against the Ebola Virus Disease and deserves to be commended, applauded , celebrated and immortalized by Nigeria and Nigerians. 

Photos: Anambra Govt Holds Tribute Ceremony for Dora Akunyili

Anambra State Government on Wednesday August 27, held an Honours and Tributes Ceremony for late Dora Akunyili at the Women Development Centre, Awka in preparation for her burial today Thursday 28th August 2014. The event was hosted by the Governor of Anambra Willie Obiano, and saw various personalities and dignitaries in attendance including General Yakubu Gowon and Olusegun Obasanjo.


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Photos: Charly Boy Opens Up on Buddhist Images During Father's Burial

Top Nigerian entertainer, Charles Oputa a.k.a Charly Boy has opened up on the reason behind his scary costume and Buddhist postures during the burial of his father, late Justice Oputa. According to Charly Boy, he assumed the style to scare timid Nigerians, and that he doesn't have any apologies for people’s misconceptions. The all-round showbiz personality, who has always built controversy around himself revealed that he is a different kind of person and has no original anywhere, except him. Continue to see photos...

34-yr-old Man Rapes & Infects 10-yr-old Girl with HIV in Jigawa

34-year-old man, Anas Haruna has been arrested by operatives of Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), for allegedly raping and defiling of ten and eleven years old girls, at Walawa quarters of Hadejia City of the state. Commandant of the Corps Dr. Muhammad Gidado revealed that Haruna's heinous act was uncovered when one of the girls showed some signs of ailment  and resisted the preliminary treatment and finally was taken to Hadejia General Hospital where she tested positive for HIV \AIDS.