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Saturday, 31 October 2015

Photos: Kate Henshaw, Uche Jombo, Others at Medicaid White Concert in Abuja

Nollywood actresses, Kate Henshaw and Uche Jombo Rodriguez are among top entertainers present at the Medicaid White Concert ongoing at Harrow Park Golf Club, Abuja this evening. The concert is to enable the foundation raise fund to treat indigent cancer patients. To perform at the concert include, Dare Art Alade, Korede Bello, Olamide, Lindsey and many others. See more photos…

Orlando Bloom Denies Dating Kendall Jenner, Begs for Her Contact

Actor, Orlando Bloom has debunked reports that he is dating Kendall Jenner. However, he gave the impression that it will not be a bad idea.

Pastor Charged to Court for Raping Two Men in Lagos

A self-acclaimed pastor, identified as Sadeeq Mustapha, is facing trial at a Lagos State Magistrate Court sitting at Ogba, Agege where he has been charged with alleged attempt to rape two men. Sadeeq (27) allegedly attempted to forcefully have sexual intercourse with a transporter, Oladimeji Taiwo, and a teacher, Yusuf Idowu, on October 9 and 10. The incident allegedly took place at No 9 Disu Akogun Street, Dopemu, Lagos.

Photos: 130 Persons Arrested, 71 Motorcycles Impounded for Environmental Offences

On Saturday in Lagos State, 130 persons were arrested while 71 motorcycles were impounded environmental related offences. See more photos...

French Minister's Son Arrested for Issuing $3.5m Bad Cheque to Cover Gambling Expenses

Thomas Fabius, the gambler son of French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius has been arrested after writing £2.3million of dud cheques to cover a frivolous gambling spree in Las Vegas. A Nevada state court issued an arrest warrant for Thomas after the millions in cheques he wrote bounced.

Russian Plane Crashes in Egypt, Killing All 224 on Board

A Russian plane hours ago crash in Egypt killing all 224 people on board.  None of those on board survived the crash, according to Egyptian officials.

IK Ogbonna & Son Shirtless in New Photos

Nollywood actor, model, IK Ogbonna and his four-month-old son, Ace are very happy and cute in their new shirtless photos. See one more after the cut...

Photo: BBA Pokello Throwsback to Childhood

Big Brother Africa (BBA), Season 8 housemate, Pokello found her childhood photo today and shared with her fans on social media. She was a cute baby and her face remains the same.

Emir of Borgu, Kitoro III Dies in Germany

Emir of Borgu, Niger State, Alhaji Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III is dead. He reportedly died in a German hospital where he had gone for treatment of an undisclosed illness.

Photos: Saraki Visits Emir of Gwandu in Kebbi

 The Senate President, Bukola Saraki paid courtesy visit to Emir of Gwandu, Major General, Muhammadu Illiyasi Bashar on Friday, Oct., 30 in his Palace at Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. He was accompanied by Senator, Aliero, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu and others. Continue to see more photos…

Joke Silva Stuns in New Photo

Actress, producer, Joke Silva took to social media today to wish her followers a happy weekend with the photo above. "Wishing everyone a very beautiful weekend. #Bless," she said.

Emir of Kano Stopped from Demolishing Palace by Court

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II was on Friday stopped by Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamasi of Kano High Court from demolishing any part of the Emir’s palace pending the determination of the motion on notice brought before it.

Photo: Amber Rose & Blac Chyna Reunite at Horror Night

Model, Amber Rose and her friend, Blac Chyna now have time for each other after weeks of separation and doing their own things.

Photos: ISIS Behead 4 Kurdish Soldiers in Revenge for U.S Raid on their Jail

Deadly terrorist sect, ISIS have beheaded four Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in 'revenge' for a raid by US special forces that rescued 70 Iraqi hostages and killed 20 terrorists. In the photos, a masked English-speaking man with an American accent is seen clutching a knife as he stands over one of the hostages. Three other jihadis - all dressed in black with their faces covered - are also seen holding blades as they stand behind three other Kurds wearing orange jumpsuits. Addressing President Obama, the lead executioner says the beheadings are 'revenge' for the raid on an ISIS jail. See more photos…

Etcetera: Should Nigerian Entertainers Pay Tax?

Showbiz personality, Punch columnist, Etcetera on his page today discussed if Nigerian entertainers should pay tax and why many do not pay at all. Continue to read his article…

Niche Radio Station, WFM 91.7 Hits Airwaves

At last, the wait is over as the first radio station for woman and the family in Nigeria and by extension, Africa commenced its test transmissions at exactly 00:00 GMT on Thursday, October 29, 2015 broadcasting on 91.7 frequency modulation channel – FM.

33-yr-old Mother Sells Baby for N1.5m in Delta

A 33-year-old trader identified as, Elizabeth Okolie has been arrested by the Police in Asaba, Delta for allegedly selling her baby for N1.5m. She allegedly sold her baby when the purported father refused to accept the paternity.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Photos from Lilian Esoro & Ubi Franklin's Traditional Wedding

Actress, Lilian Esoro and Ubi Franklin had their traditional marriage today, Oct 30, 2015 in Lagos. Their white wedding will hold on Sunday, Nov 1. See more photos...

Photos: Funke Akindele, Nse Ikpe-Etim Spends Weekend in Jamaica

Actress, producer, Funke Akindele and Nse Ikpe-Etim had fun in a sunny beach in Jamaica today. See one more photo...

Mariah Carey Shares BTS Photos of Game of War

Singer, Mariah Carey shared behind the scene photos of Game War. She revealed herself wearing an armor for the shooting.  Game of War is the fire age first truly global online game.


Kano Closes College over Homosexual Allegations

Following the recent reports about widespread homosexual acts in Hassan Gwarzo College, Kano, the acting Kano State Governor, Hafiz Abubakar, on Friday ordered the shutting down of the College.  The acting governor directed the Private and Voluntary Schools Board to immediately ensure that the order closing the school was implemented. 

Photos: Tolu Oniru Dazzles in Bridesmaid Dress

TV host, Tolu Oniru, otherwise known as, Toolz dazzled in a satin off-shoulder dress, as she played the role of a bridesmaid for her close friend, Susan, who walked down the aisle with her husband, Gideon on Friday in Lagos. Congrats to the couple! See their photos below...

MTN Gets Fortnight Deadline to Pay NCC’s $5bn Fine

Nigeria's telecom regulator has given South Africa's MTN Group until the middle of November to pay a $5.2bn (£3.4bn) fine imposed on them. The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) says the mobile phone company failed to deactivate unregistered SIM cars before a deadline.

Photos: Annie Macaulay Shaves Hair for Breast Cancer Movie

Nollywood actress, Annie Macaulay-Idibia recently paid the price for arts, as she completely shaved her hair to interpret the role of a breast cancer patient in a new movie entitled, Fight the Odds. Continue...

Hitlab Entertainment Company Launched in Lagos

Oladayo “RICO” Bello Aka Zeus, a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, a multi-talented Entertainer, a song writer, producer, rapper, photographer and cinematographer, just launched an entertainment power house “HITLAB ENTERTAINMENT” located in the state capital, Ikeja, the city of music, Oregun, which used to be home to EMI records, SONY music, Alariwo of Africa, Austino Milano, Lkt, Puffy Tee, Bigiano, Blossom, Andre B, K-fash, Asha Gangali of the “Rock-Da-Mic” Fame, Slickjoe, Triple B’s, and many more.

Full Text of Ambode’s Speech at Inaugural Retreat for State Cabinet

I welcome you all to this first Executive Retreat of this administration.

In the next Three days, we will set the tone and direction for what Lagosians will experience in the next Three and Half years. We are here to set and agree on the goals of this government and work out how every one of us, in our Ministries and Departments will play our parts to achieve these goals.

Nigeria Customs Retire 34 Senior Officers

As part of on-going re-organization in Nigeria Customs Service, 34 Senior Officers have been retired from Service with immediate effect. The re-organization of the Service is one of the core mandates of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd).

BVN: Deadline Fever Starts, as 26m Bank Account Still Unverified

As October 31 deadline for Bank Verification Number (BVN) approaches, Nigerians are once again hit with the fever of losing their bank accounts, they will be unable to access their bank accounts online or through an ATM if they don't have a new bank account verification number.

Joke Silva Gives Tips on How to Become Successful

Nollywood veteran actress, Joke Silva has few words for up and coming artistes in entertainment industry and other fast rising entrepreneurs in other sectors. She took to her Twitter page to write long tips that will help up-comers to climb the ladder of success. Continue reading…

Photos: Ambode’s Convoy Arrests Private, Bus Drivers Using One-way on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode might have kicked-off work to control the traffic gridlock in the state. His convoy has been operating along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway on Friday. According to eyewitnesses who shared the photos on social media, Ambode’s convoy has arrested private car and bus drivers using one-way along the ever congested road. Continue to see more photos…

Appeal Court Upholds CCT to Try Saraki on Corruption

Justice Moore Adumen of the Court of Appeal this morning upheld the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Adumen, reading the unanimous verdict of the three man panel, said the tribunal, which docked the Senate President on September 22  and 21 October was properly constituted.

American Flight Diverts after Passenger Made Fearful Comment about 9/11

An American Airlines flight bound for Philadelphia from Los Angeles was diverted to Phoenix on Thursday after a passenger made 'alarming' statements referencing the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, police said.

The More I Have, The Longer I Live – Ice Prince

Chocolate City artiste, Ice Prince Zamani is a year older today. While announcing his birthday on social media this morning, the Boss crooner disclose why he makes more music, he definitely loves money and wants to continue making more money.

Mother Uses Baby for N20k Collateral to Buy Food

A 27-year-old woman, identified as Maria Ekanem is in police net for allegedly selling her two weeks old baby for twenty thousand naira. Others also arrested in connection with the alleged sale of the baby include Mrs Eno Enang, Reuben Eno and Dr Okokon Offiong.

Justin Bieber Walks off Stage in Middle of Show, Apologises

After dashing out of the bizarre radio interview on Wednesday, singer, Justin Bieber walked off the stage during a performance in Oslo, Norway for the talk show, Senkveld after only one song.  What was supposed to be a five or six song setlist was cut short when Bieber got frustrated while belting out his hit single "Boyfriend."

Photo: Wife Baths Husband with Hot Water for Sleeping with Mom

The man in the picture above suffered severe burnt all over his body after his wife allegedly bathed him with hot water in their residence in Surulere area of Lagos State.

Obasanjo Describes Pro-Biafra Agitators as Miscreants

Nigeria's former Head of State, Olusegun Obasanjo has described pro-Biafra agitators as miscreants who should be ignored. Obasanjo described the agitations by the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra and other self-determination groups as misplaced.

Oprah Winfrey Clears the Air on Secret Son Report

Famous talk show host, Oprah Winfrey has cleared the air on report of being "ambushed" by her "secret son" while coming back from a recording earlier this month. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, she said it was a setup.  She gave the details of how she met Calvin Mitchell in the early 90's while she was filming the TV movie There Are No Children Here. She describes herself as being taken by the boy and wanting to help when she found out he and his family were stuck in the projects. 

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Photo: Mariah Carey Flaunts Her Magazine Covers

Singer,  Mariah Carey's friends helped her to share photo of her magazine covers. They include,  Billboard, FHM, Ebonyi and many others.

Five Deputy Comptroller Generals of NCS Resign

According to a copy of the resignation letter above, five Deputy Comptroller Generals of the Nigeria Customs Service have  unanimously announced their resignation from the service.

Photos: Heritage Bank at Bloomberg TV Africa Media Launch

Heritage Bank officials were present at the launch of Bloomberg TV Africa (BTVA) Media Ltd., on Thursday, Oct 29. They include, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, BTVA Media Limited, Mr. Rotimi Pedro, Executive Director, Abuja & North Regions, Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Niyi Adeseun, the bank’s Company Secretary, Mrs. Oluwatomi Ojo and the Group Head Product Division of Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Davidson Regha, Group Head, Commercial Banking, Heritage Bank Limited, Mrs. Rabi Momoh and many others. See more photos after the cut… 

Photo: Kano Gov. Ganduje Sleeping at Summit in India

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was pictured having a nap at the African-Indian Summit held in India. (seen above).

Senate Approves Nomination of Rotimi Amaechi as Minister

After 30minutes of deliberation over allegations of corruption and petition written against former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, his nomination was subsequently approved by the Senate.

Senate Approves 17 More Ministers, Argument ongoing Over Amaechi

The Senate has approved the nomination of 17 more people as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. They include, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Khadija Abba Ibrahim, Heineken Lokpobiri, Cladius Omoleye Daramola, Baba Shehuri Mustapha, Ocholi Enojo James, Adewole Folorunso, Hon. Bawa Bwari, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Zainab S. Ahmed, Mansur Mohammed Dan Ali.

British Royal Navy warship Arrives in Nigeria

Following its assurance to assist Nigeria defeat the dread Boko Haram,  the British High Commission has disclosed that one of the country’s Royal Navy ships, HMS Lancaster has arrived Nigeria, on Tuesday.

Photos: Kanu Nwankwo Emerges Brand Ambassador for StarTimes

The former Captain of Super Eagles, Kanu Nwankwo has signed an endorsement deal with StarTimes Cable TV. The famous footballer popularly called, Papilo is now the face of StarTimes.

Yvonne Nelson Shares Photos of Herself Paddling Canoe

 Actress, producer, Yvonne Nelson shared photos of herself paddling a canoe alongside a friend. See more photos…

Senate Confirms Mahmud Yakubu as INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmud Yakubu has been confirmed as INEC Chairman by Senate. Four INEC Commissioners, Antonla Taiye Okoosi Simbine for North-central, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo for North-east, Mohammed Mustafa Lecky for South-south, Amina Zakari for North East and Soyebi Adedeji Solomon for South-west were also confirmed after screening few hours ago.