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Wednesday, 31 December 2014

“Jesus Brought Mr X to Me in 2014” – Tonto Dikeh

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.

Bomb Explosion Kills 6 in Yobe

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.

Stella Damasus Turns Radio Host in US

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.

Scottish Nurse with Ebola to be Treated with Plasma of Survivors

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.

Oluchi Orlandi Blesses 10 Girls with New Year Giveaway

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.

Photos: Agbani Darego Spends Holiday in US

Top model and ex-beauty queen, Agbani Darego is spending her New Year break in Las Vegas, United States. She is using her time judiciously to visit various tourist attractions in the city, such as the Tallest Maine and many others. Continue to see more photos...

Ugly Events That Occurred in Entertainment Industry in 2014

Various controversies hit the Nigerian entertainment industry in 2014, however, there are few that we cannot forget in a hurry. Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) presents few ugly events that took place in entertainment industry in 2014. Read on!

Chika Ike Drops New Year Message to Fan

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.

Boko Haram Kill 17 in Borno Village

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.

Buhari Writes New Year Message to Nigerians

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…

Lol! Checkout Dayo Amusa's Last Naughty Pic of 2014

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!

Two Bodies from AirAsia Plane Arrive Indonesia

The first two bodies from the AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crash have arrived back in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives are waiting. Next of kin have been asked for DNA samples to help identify the victims.

Missing AirAsia Located Upside Down on Sea Floor, More Bodies Recovered

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.

JBB Exclusive: Showbiz Heartbreaking Moments of 2014 - Those We Lost

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...

2-yr-old Boy Shots & Kills 29-yr-old Mum

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.

Photos: John Okafor (Mr Ibu) Hosts Friends to Football Match in Enugu

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…

JBB Exclusive: Top Showbiz Wedding of 2014

Today, Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) will present all the major happenstances in Nigerian entertainment industry in 2014. First on the list is the top wedding ceremonies that took place in 2014. Enjoy it!

Oh Dear! Wizkid’s Babymama Finds Another Love

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

Photo: Dakore Akande Shares Unique Moment with 2nd Daughter, Dasola

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. 

AFRIMA 2014 Unites Africa at Spectacular Ceremony in Lagos

 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.

Dakore Egbuson Dazzles in New Photos

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.



INEC Releases Timetable for 2015 General Elections

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released timetable and schedule for the 2015 General Elections, Premium Times reveals. Continue to see timetable...

Solange Knowles Gets Sued for $55, 000 Tax Liens

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.

Genevieve Nnaji in Jamaica for Holiday

Just two days after receiving her Chieftaincy title as Ezi Ada of Mbaise, actress Genevieve Nnaji has jetted to Jamaica to continue her holiday. Right now, she is in Beaches Ocho Rios Resort, Jamaica celebrating her new title. See one more photos...

40 Bodies Discovered from Crashed AirAsia Plane

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.

Davido & Yemi Alade Sign Endorsement Deal with Close Up

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.


Another AirAsia Plane Carrying 153 Passengers Over-shots Runway in Philippines Airport

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 Shot & Kill Two Fulani Brothers over N50 in Adamawa

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.

Reuben Abati Tweets About Tinubu’s Statement on Buhari in 2003

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"…

First Oscar Winner, Actress Luise Rainer Dies @ 104

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.

Photo: Six Bodies Spotted from AirAsia Flight

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).

Debris of Plane, Bodies Discovered During AirAsia Plane Search

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.

Halima Abubakar Turns Face of TUTTI Water

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.

Angelina Jolie Recovers from Chickenpox

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.



JBB Exclusive: Producer Arsenal Bruno Talks About Sex for Movie Role Allegation

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

Kunle Afolayan Shares Family's Holiday Photos

Prolific filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan gave his family a treat this holiday. He took his beautiful wife, and three children to Dubai for the Christmas break. He shared pictures from their trip on his instagram page. Continue to see more photos...

Ebola Case Confirmed in Scotland

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.

Nkiru Sylvanus Allegedly Set to Marry Oge Okoye’s Husband, Stanley Duru

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.

Photos: Prince Ekeh, Jnr Pope, Emma Ehumadu, Others Storm Beach in Rivers

These Nollywood fun-seekers, actors Prince Ekeh, Nonso Diobi, Jnr Pope Odonwodo, Emma Ehumade, aka Totolos, Water Anga, and others took their merriment to a popular beach in Okirika, Rivers state. This was apparently on set of a new movie, but it appears thy turned it to serious fun. They were led by Ibinabo's younger brother. See more photos after the cut...

Virgin Atlantic Plane Makes U-turn to West Sussex Airport after Gear Problem

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.

Yinka Odumakin Replies OBJ’s Book with New Book, Watch the Watcher

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 Soldiers Kill 41 Boko Haram Militants

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 Calls out Haters on Twitter

 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…

Photos: Majid Michel, Chris Attoh Inspires New Artistes

Ghanaian top actors, Majid Michel and Chris Attoh are really thinking about how to create a peaceful and working African continent, especially their home country Ghana. They brought together young people, including future movie star for an inspirational talk today in Ghana. The well attended event saw Majid and Chris giving the next generation of leaders reasons to change their mind for good.

Checkout Chika Ike's Biggest Selfies

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...

Top Showbiz Stars Headline Olamide Live in Concert

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…

Photos: Zamfara Gov’s Daughter, Zainab Weds in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’aziz Abubakar Yari gave his daughter Zainab in marriage last week. Her make-up was handled by Mamza Beauty, while her attire was made by BN bride Hudayya. Photo credit, George Okoro. More photos...

About Uti Nwachukwu’s Appearance at Calabar Carnival Queen Pageant

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.


Aww, Folorunsho Alakija Turns Richest Black Woman in the World

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.