Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is definitely engaged with a man, who she refused to identify. According to her, Jesus brought the man to her in 2014, and that is part of the things she is grateful for in 2014. Few days ago, she visited old people home in Lagos to Mr X, who turned a year older.
Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Bomb explosion has hit Fika, a major town in Yobe state, the police say. Six people are reported dead in the explosion which occurred close to a security checkpoint in the town. The Yobe State Police Commissioner, Marcus Danladi, said the explosive device that went off was being conveyed in a car to an unknown location when it suddenly exploded.
Nollywood actress Stella Damasus might be having a reason to stay longer in United State, as she just added another feather to her cap over there. She is starting 2015 as a Radio host with i2Radio, Atlanta, US. Her program is Undiluted with Stella Damasus, every Monday by 10pm GMT.
The Scottish nurse, Pauline Cafferkey who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa will be treated with a combination of blood samples from survivors of the virus and an experimental anti-viral drug. Her family has been keeping a bedside vigil since she was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday morning after becoming the first person diagnosed with Ebola on UK soil.
International model Oluchi Orlandi is doing New Year giveaway. She is giving out free Hair Makeover Coupons to 10 ladies on Instagram. The girls will have their hair pampered in the New Year at Natures Gentle Touch Hair Institute, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Chika Ike has a lot to be thankful about for the year 2014. She not only established her own production company, Chika Ike’s Production, but also premiered her debut effort, Miss Teacher. According to her, she enjoyed the best fan support on social media and many more.
At the least 17 people were killed in a renewed attack on a community near Chibok, Borno state where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped 10 months ago. Sources said Boko Haram invaded Kautikari, about 10 kilometres to Chibok at about 8pm on Monday.
The Presidential aspirant for All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has in his New Year message to Nigeria, urged youths to embrace peace, insisting that elections are not war as he is determine to bring change in Nigeria peacefully. He stated on his twitter handle that Nigeria youths are angry, as they are expected to be, but urged them not to be so angry that they will become violent. Continue to read his message in full…
The star/producer of Unforgivable, Dayo Amusa disclosed that the photo above is her last naughty picture for 2014. She is pictured sucking fingers alongside her Godson, Oyin Bobo. Lol! The picture is naughty indeed!
The missing AirAsia, which crashed into the sea on Sunday has been located by Indonesia search team, on sonar radar, upside down on the sea floor, not far from where three of the bodies from the doomed AirAsia flight were found holding hands when discovered floating in the Java Sea.
While there were various joyous moments of 2014 in showbiz industry, from album releases, blockbuster movies topping charts in Nigerian cinemas, there were still moments that ripped our hearts apart. Below is the Julia Blaise Blog (JBB)'s exclusive list of those promising entertainers we lost in 2014. Continue...
A woman in the US state of Idaho has been killed after her two-year-old son accidentally shot her with a gun he found when reaching into her handbag. The woman, named by the local sheriff's office as Veronica J Rutledge, 29, was shot in a Wal-Mart in Hayden, a town in Idaho's northern panhandle, BBC reports.
As part of the festive season, Nollywood comic star actor, John Okafor, popularly called, Mr. Ibu on Saturday December 27, gathered his friends and colleagues, who are based in Enugu state to a fun football match at Enugu stadium. Present at the friendly match include, Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke (Aneke Twins), Mr. Ibu’s wife and kids, veteran actor Steve Eboh (Ajebo), Christabel Egbenya, Okoronkwo Solomon and numerous fans. Continue to see more photos…
Pop star Wizkid’s Babymama, Sola Ogudugu appears to have hooked another man after waiting endlessly for the singer commitment to their relationship. According to the information making waves, the pretty young mother of one is in hot romance with the son of foremost lawyer Femi Falana, Folarin aka Falz.
Tuesday, 30 December 2014
Nollywood actress Dakore Egbuson-Akande has introduced his second baby/daughter, Dasola. She shared special and unique moment with her, and wants you to spot the difference in the photos.
The 2014 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, brought together some of the best talents from the five regions of the continent to the 2014 main award ceremony held on Saturday, December 27, at the Grand Ballroom, Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Starting from the red carpet to the stage embellishments, Africa’s enduring cultural heritage and creativity were on display at the highly-anticipated awards ceremony that also welcomed guests which included African Union Commission, AUC, officials, government officials from ministries of culture, ministries of trade and industry and captains of industry across Africa.
Actress Dakore Egbuson-Akande looks so pretty in her new photos. The mother of two disclosed that the outfit she used in the picture was her Xmas dress, designed by Posh Secrets04, while she was styled by Yolanda Okereke and had her makeup handled by Demi William.
Has the younger sister to American pop star, Beyonce Knowles, Solange Knowles been averting tax? It appears so, as the taxman has slapped her with a $55,000 tax lien from the state of California. The 28-year-old singer-songwriter reportedly failed to pay her taxes from 2010-2012. A rep for her tells E! News that it was all just a misunderstanding.
The search team of Indonesian Navy from the sea has found no fewer than 40 bodies out of 162 aboard the missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, as the search for others continues. The discovery justified Monday prediction of the country’s head of search and rescue agency, Bambang Soelistyo that the airbus was likely to be at the bottom of the sea.
Pop star, Davido and Yemi Alade are starting 2015 smiling to the bank with multi-million naira endorsement fee. They have signed endorsement deal with Close Up toothpaste. The contract has been concluded and the duo is set to shoot their first TV and Bill Board adverts. Congrats to them.
There was no injury recorded as another AirAsia passenger plane carrying 153 people overshot the runway at an airport in the Philippines on Tuesday, Dec. 30. This is happening two days after an AirAsia plane carrying 163 people crashed into the sea. Passengers were forced to disembark the aircraft on emergency slides.
Two policemen have allegedly shot and killed two Fulani youths over N50 bribe in Toungo area of Adamawa state on Monday, December 29. The uniform men were immediately arrested for alleged murder. National liaison officer of Miyetti Allah, Malam Sanusi Bara, said that if not for vigorous pleading, his people would have reacted violently.
The Presidential Spokesman, Mr. Reuben Abati shared a statement which the former governor of Lagos state, Ahmed Bola Tinubu made about the APC Presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari and the former Head of State, Olusegun Obasanjo. In the statement, Tinubu was quoted as saying that Buhari will be far worse than Obasanjo, as (he) and other then governors agreed to re-elect Obasanjo to stop sharia from spreading. Therefore, he is asking if this has changed. See full statement entitled, "Buhari and his ilk are agents of destabilization - Bola Tinubu 21 February, 2003"…
The first winner of consecutive Oscars in the 1930s, actress Luise Rainer, has died at the age of 104. The German-born star was named best actress in 1936 and 1937 - a feat achieved by only five actors in Academy Awards history to date.
In this image taken from video released by TV One, a rescuer is lowered on rope from a hovering helicopter near a body in Java Sea waters, Indonesia Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014. Indonesian officials on Tuesday spotted six bodies from the AirAsia flight that disappeared two days earlier, and recovered three of them, in a painful end to the aviation mystery off the coast of Borneo island. (AP Photo/TV One via AP Video).
After 3 days of intense searching, Indonesian officials say they think they've found debris from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 in the waters off the island of Borneo. Objects spotted in the sea are "95% likely" to be from the plane that went missing Sunday with 162 people on board, said Bambang Sulistyo, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency, said Tuesday.
The star/producer of Mistresses, Halima Abubakar is the face of TUTTI Water. She signed the dotted lines with the water producing company few days ago. The contract will be effective from 2015. She announced the positive development few minutes ago saying, "Face of TUTTI WATER. wonderful way to start the New year God bless u all and management of TUTTI." Congrats to her.
Actress Angelina Jolie has stepped out today for the first time, since revealing that she was down with the chickenpox nearly two weeks ago. Jolie stepped out covered up in an all-black outfit that consisted of black jeans, blazer, boots and a matching black leather shoulder.
Nollywood movie producer, Arsenal Bruno was hit by an allegation of having carnal knowledge of an up and coming actress, Anthonia, popular called, Keshi Thomas in exchange of a movie role. According to the story, heaven was let lose when Mr. Bruno failed to fulfill his own side of the game and denied the actress the role she wanted to so much, and paid for. It was equally alleged that Mr Bruno abandons his artistes, especially up and coming artistes in hotels without footing the bills, while on set. However, the producer exclusively opened up to Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) in a brief interview, where he told his own side of the story. Read On !
Monday, 29 December 2014
An Ebola case has been confirmed in Scotland. A healthcare worker, who returned from Sierra Leone last night has been diagnosed with Ebola, the Scottish government has confirmed. The patient returned from Sierra Leone yesterday and is now receiving treatment at the specialist Brownlee Unit for Infectious Diseases at Glasgow's Gartnavel Hospital. The Scottish Government said in a statement tonight that procedures to deal with infectious diseases have been put into effect.
Last week a rumour filtered that a light skin Nollywood actress has snatched the husband of another light skin Nollywood actress, who has two children for her husband (the man in contention). Investigations have revealed that the actresses involved in this drama are, Nkiru Sylvanus and Oge Okoye. According to the information gathered, Oge’s husband, Stanley Duru who is based in Amsterdam is set to walk down the aisle with Ms. Sylvanus.
A Virgin Atlantic passenger plane that developed technical problem with parts of its main gear has landed safely at London's Gatwick Airport. Virgin flight VS43 was travelling from Gatwick to Las Vegas when it had to return to the West Sussex airport.
The spokesperson for pan Yoruba forum, Afenifere, Comrade Yinka Odumakin has replied former Head of state, Olusegun Obasanjo in his new book entitled, Watch the Watcher. The book catalogues activities of the former President as experienced by Odumakin during the time the former President was at the helm of affairs in the country.
Cameroon’s army has killed at least 41 militants as it fought off a wave of attacks along its border with Nigeria in an escalation in the conflict, the country’s Information Minister, Issa Tchiroma, said in Yaoundé on Monday. Mr. Tchiroma said that the coordinated assaults on five towns and villages showed a change in tactics by Nigerian Boko Haram fighters, who have focused on hit-and-run raids on individual settlements in the past.
Khloe Kardashian went half nude for CosmopolitanUK Magazine, and shared the picture few hours ago. It might have generated various negative comments from her twitter and instagram followers, as she threatens to block haters, who throw sad comments at her. Instead of sending her to early grave with hateful words, she begged to be unfollowed if they don’t like what they see. Hear her…
The Miss Teacher star and producer, Chika Ike got her biigest selfies today. She ran into highlife singer, Flavour at the airport and they took a fast one. As if that is not enough, she a stylish mother and daughter, who are obviously crazy about her TV face and they shared a selfie too. See the photo below...
The rap star/YBNL King, Olamide’s show tagged, Olamide Live in Concert held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on December 28, 2014. Top artistes such as, Ice Prince, Phyno, Annie Macaulay and others headlined the event. Continue to see more photos…
Actor, model Uti Nwachukwu was the host of 2014 Calabar Carnival Queen beauty pageant, and he mounted the stage in a floral jacket with a green collar design and a green trouser to match. He killed the style with a brown shoe that blended with his jacket. The jacket was designed by Emmy Kasbit.
Wealthy business woman, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, is now the richest black woman in the world with an estimated fortune of $7.3 billion. The 62-year-old Alakija, unseats Oprah Winfrey as the richest black woman in the world.