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Monday, 31 October 2016

Halima Abubakar stuns in New Photos

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar stunned in makeup photos she had recently. The star of ‘The Mistresses decked a black colour gown and shoe to blend. Her photos were taken by Bolaji Oduja. Continue to see more photos…

Buhari receives Governors, Simon Lalong, Badaru Abubakar in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong , Jigawa State Governor, Badaru Abubakar and the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. See one more photo…

Kidnappers to get life jail, rapists 15 years in Kano

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed the Billseeking life imprisonment for kidnappers in the state. The Majority leader of the Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Atta, read the Kidnapping, Abduction and Forced Labour Amendment Bill 2016 before the Assembly.

Buhari orders investigation over sexual abuse, exploitation of Women in IDPs

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse allegedly ongoing at Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, where women and children are taking refuge from Boko Haram. 

Philips commended for Commitment to R&D to Promote Total Wellbeing

Global health and personal wellbeing leader, Philips International, has been commended for its unrelenting investment in research and development as a strategy of enlivening its vision to impact 3 billion lives by year 2025.

Elumelu: "We give to empower and break the cycle of dependency. Entrepreneurship is the only path to independence and sustainability."

(L-R): Former Prime Minister of Benin Republic Lionel Zinsou; President Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria; His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone; Mr. Tony Elumelu CON, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation; Mrs. Awele Elumelu, CEO Avon Medical; Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, Vice Chair of Famfa Oil; and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Honourable Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture.

•         President Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Obasanjo of Nigeria, Governor Ikpeazu, Minister Lai Mohammed, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, Join 1,000 African Entrepreneurs At 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum.

•         Foundation Announces Partnerships with African Development Bank, ECOWAS, Coca-Cola, Nigerian Ministry of Information.

At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum.

Donald Trump accuses Google, Twitter, Facebook of burying news about Hillary Clinton’s emails

Donald Trump is not satisfied on how the subject of Hillary Clinton’s emails is being treated. He therefore took to twitter on Sunday to rekindle his claims that the media is burying the FBI criminal investigation of Clinton.

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni leaves office & returns to the Farm

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni has left his Presidential Villa and returned to his farm where he will spend the next one week promoting agriculture and overseeing government projects across the district of Lowero.  The presidential motorcade has been replaced by a bicycle, which he will be using to fetch water for his crops.

IDPs' camp Guard, Officials sexually allegedly abuse Boko Haram victims sexually

Officials and guards at Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) have been accused of sexually exploiting women and girls living in camps for victims of militant Islamist group Boko Haram in the country's north-east, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).   

Army arrest Boko Haram terrorists Drugs Supplier

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol from Bama to Pulka, intercepted suspected Boko Haram terrorists drugs and other logistics suppliers from Firgi and Zawan axis, Bama Local Governmnet Area of Borno State, at suspected Boko Haram terrorists crossing point, trying to cross into Sambisa forest today afternoon.

Orji Uzor Kalu arraigned in Court over allegations of fraud & money laundering

A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has been dragged to court on Monday. He was arraigned before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court Ikoyi Lagos, for alleged fraud and money laundering by the Federal Government.

Lilian Esoro flaunts her post baby bod (Photo)

Lilian Esoro-Franklin is fast bouncing back to her normal shape before the birth of her first child few months ago. She has been engaging in waist training that is obviously paying-off (as seen in the photo above).

135th IPU, Economic Recession and North East Challenge – By Sanni Onogu

For the National Assembly delegation to the just concluded 135th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Geneva Switzerland, the international fora was another opportunity to rally more international support for the country's efforts to urgently and effectively tackle the present economic recession and the humanitarian crisis largely precipitated by the Boko Haram insurgents in the North East region of the country.

Film Video & Marketers Association of Nigeria honours Omoni Oboli with Pacesetters Award (Photos)

Actress, Omoni Oboli on Sunday night was honoured with Pacesetters awards by the Film Video and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVMAN) at an event held in Festac Town area of Lagos State. Veteran movie producer, Igwe Gabosky presented the award to her.

Seyi Shay named Face of Democracy Nigeria Brain Pageant

Singer, Seyi Shay has added new feathers to her cap. She has been named the Face of Democracy Nigeria Brain Pageant show 2016. The event that will hold this weekend in Abuja is searching for the brain in ladies, not just the beauty. The brainiest among them will emerge the winner. 

NDLEA captures Truck carrying 800 Parcels of Indian Hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abaji command have intercepted a truck carrying substance suspected to be Indian hemp at an Army checkpoint in Abaji, on the Abuja-Lokoja road. 

Police stabs 'Agbero' to death two months to his wedding over N100

A policeman, who was a passenger on a 14-seater bus enroute from Ibadan, Oyo State reportedly stabbed a tout to death in Berger bus stop, Lagos State. The ‘Agbero’ identified, Ahmed was planning to marry in December before he met his untimely death few days ago.

Iyanya signs to Don Jazzy's Mavin Records

Pop singer, Iyanya is now signed on to Mavin Records as the newest artiste. This is coming barely three months after he broke up with Made Men Music, a label he co-owned with Ubi Franklin. The talented singers movement to Mavin Records, is another surprising package to many who have been anticipating his new record label coming to berth.

Jimi Agbaje's Cousin treks from Lagos to Zaria to prove his love for a woman

A man, identified as Tunde Agbaje, has reportedly walked from the Ketu area of Lagos State to Zaria in Kaduna State to prove his love for a woman, Sharon Donald, who has been turning his proposal down.

Ecobank Management & Staff Walk, Work for Sustainable Environment

From left:  Group Executive, Consumer Banking, Patrick Akinwuntan, Group Chief Executive Officer, Ade Ayeyemi, both of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI); Division President, Sub Saharan African, Mr. Daniel Monehin and Area Business Head, West Africa,  Omokehinde Adebajo both of. MasterCard at a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Ecobank and MasterCard held at Ecobank Head  Office, Victoria Island in Lagos recently
Management and staff of Ecobank Nigeria over the weekend engaged in a walk and work for sustainable environment in Nigeria. The sustainable environment campaign of the bank operates as an employee volunteer initiative during which staff carry out environmental sanitation in the key communities where the Bank operates. The event ran  simultaneously in nine locations including Lagos (Victoria Island and Ikeja), Ibadan, Abuja, Kano, Sokoto, Port  Harcourt, Onitsha and Calabar.

Movie Producer, Ikenna Irikannu & Wife, Victoria Irikannu celebrate 3rd Wedding Anniversary

Nollywood movie producer and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Best Movies Production Limited, Ikenna Irikannu and his fashion designer, bead maker wife, Victoria Irikannu have celebrated their 3rd wedding anniversary on Saturday. The couple got married on October 29, 2013 in Lagos State. The marriage has been blessed with two children, Jason and Jahsmaine Irikannu. They exclusively shared their family photos with Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) to celebrate with fans. Congrats and Happy wedding anniversary to them! Continue to see more photos after the cut…

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Richard Mofe-Damijo wins Excellence Awards

Nollywood veteran actor, Richard Mofe Damijo  (RMD) was on Sunday honoured with an Excellence awards. The elated star of Hush took to social media saying,

Mocheddah puts legs on display in Modupe Collection

Singer, Mocheddah put her hot legs on display in an Ankara design from Modupe Collection. She spent her Sunday at the beach. See one more photo after the cut...

Photos: Man spotted half nude on roadside in Oshodi

A young man pictured above was spotted on the roadside beside YTK fuel station, at Alasia, Oshodi, Lagos State. He was wearing just boxers and a pair of canvas. Probably someone might recognise and help pick him up.

Saraki lauds Army for Buying Aba Made Shoes

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Nigerian Army for its decision to purchase 50,000 pairs of shoes from local manufacturers in Aba for the use of officers and soldiers as he said the move shows that the military is living up to its billing as an institution that can play vital roles in boosting the national economy.

Jude Okoye reaffirms termination of P-Square’s endorsement contract with Globacom

The older brother, manager of P-Square, Jude Okoye has reaffirmed that his brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye are no more Globacom Telecoms ambassadors.

Photos: Tony Elumelu & P-Square close TEF Forum 2016 in grand style

The Chairman of UBA group, Tony Elumelu and Pop stars, Peter and Paul Okoye, popularly called, P-Square had memorable moment at the closing ceremony of 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) forum held last night. The duo performed at the event, which gave them an opportunity to meet with the billionaire businessman. See more photos after the cut...

Graphic Photo: Troops foil another Suicide Bomb attempt on 'Bakassi' IDPs Camp in Maiduguri

At about 9.00am this morning, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed behind Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Damboa road, Maiduguri, on security duty, intercepted and killed a male suicide bomber who had attempted to sneak through the troops’ inner parapet towards the IDP camp.

Ice Prince shares throwback of himself, Mum & Dad to to celebrate 30

Hip Hop singer, Panshak Zamani, otherwise known as Ice Prince has turned 30 today. Late on Saturday night, he took to Instagram to share a throwback photo of himself and his parents.  "I'm bout to be 30 mum. Thanks for your prayers in my life.. You and Dad... Miss you deep inside #30," he captioned the photo. 

Police arrest 3 men with 2 Human Heads in Oyo

Police from the Oyo State Police Command has arrested three persons with two human skulls at a hideout in Ogbomoso. The suspects are, Ramoni Akeem, 41, Azeez Ojelade, 36, and Salimon Salami, 40.

I sent no one to jail over what they wrote/said about my administration – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Barr. Nexus Sea and his team of leaders of the Nigeria Lawyers Association in the USA at the annual Gala Dinner in USA.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that under his watch as the president of Nigeria, no Nigerian was sent to prison as a result of what they wrote or said about him or his administration. He also said that Nigeria has neither political prisoners nor political exile under his administration. The former head of state said this while speaking at the annual Gala Dinner of Nigerian Lawyers Association in the USA.

Jennifer Lopez performs at Hillary Clinton’s Florida Campaign Concert (Photos)

Singer, Jennifer Lopez on Saturday night headlined Hillary Clinton’s concert to encourage her supporters in Florida. Despite the rain, she put up an impressive performance that put fire on the Hispanic voters, an area that has been considered a must-win for Donald Trump. ‘Are you ready for your voices to be heard? We're gonna change things. Now fellows I love you but I need to talk to the ladies right quick,' Lopez said. See more photos...

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Falling Petrol tanker burn one to death, shop & vehicles

Falling petrol tanker exploded at the Kirikiri area of Lagos State, killing one person and destroying several shops, and vehicles.

Guinness Nigeria’s new spirits business boosts first quarter revenue

Guinness Nigeria Plc today announced a revenue increase of 6% for the first quarter of its financial year ended 30 September 2016. The company said the increase was driven in part by contributions from its new mainstream and international premium spirits business as well as the continuing growth of its value brands. The financial statements released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange over the weekend also showed that the company had a Loss After Tax position of N2.2bn in the period.

Music, Business talks to kickstart AFRIMA 2016, Femi Kuti Headlines Concert

At the 2016 All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, the Africa Union and the International Committee of AFRIMA, will introduce for the first time a think-tank for Africa’s music economic development. The event tagged, Africa Music Business Roundtable (AMBR 2016), holding at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday, November 4 will strategise on the structure of the music industry in Africa, while charting a way forward for development.

The Bars battled it out at this year’s Finale of Lagos Cocktail Week

The grand finale of Lagos Cocktail Week held on Friday, 14th of October 2016 at the prestigious Wheatbaker Hotel was a climatic end to a week-long cocktail fest. This year’s Lagos Cocktail Week maintained the standard the event is known for, with an array of activities such as master classes, mixologists brunch, a “team bar” hop and discount on various cocktails. 

Yemi Alade stuns in New Photos

Talented singer, Yemi Alade has dazzled in new photo shoot to promote her appearance in London ‘Afrobeat’ radio show. She rocked gold ensemble and accessories in the photos shot by Emmanuel Oyeleke. See one  more photo after the cut…

Photos: Osinbajo & Hardvard University Marshall, Jacqueline O’Neil during his visit to Harvard

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, October 27, visited the Harvard University, USA, where he had quality discussion with the University Marshall, Jacqueline O’Neil. This happened as part of his trip to USA for the Nigeria Infrastructure Summit, organised by the Nigeria Initiative for Economic Development (NIED). See more photos…

Photo of the Day: What a Haircut!

There is no doubt that some football fans eat and drink football, but what will you say about this haircut? He likes the soccer game so much that he can carry a stadium on his head!

Update: 9 Persons die, 24 Injured in Maiduguri Bomb Blast (Photos)

Nine persons have been confirmed dead in the Maiduguri bomb blast that occurred on Saturday morning. The explosions hit Bakassi IDPs camp and NNPC station in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to the information from National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), nine persons lost their lives, while 27 were injured and evacuated to various hospitals. See more photos…

Man claims his car was towed at Illegally Lagos Airport Environmental Sanitation

A Twitter user, identified as Joe Idowu, has claimed that his car was wrongly towed by officials of Lagos State Government for allegedly failing environmental sanitation rules. Mr. Idowu said his car was parked alongside other cars at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos State, but was illegally towed by its parking position for no reason. See more photos after the cut…

Nigerian Breweries rewards media Excellence at 8th Golden Pen Award

L-R: Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeremadu; Nicolaas Velverde, Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries; Tobi Aworinde, the NB Golden Pen Reporter of the Year and Dr. Yemi Ogunbiyi, Chairman Panel of Judges, NB Golden Pen Award at the Award night in Lagos on Friday
Nigerian Breweries Plc rewarded media excellence and outstanding journalism practice at the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Award which took place in Lagos last weekend.

Zuriel Oduwole builds A Powerful Coalition of Female World Leaders

Following her debut in the United Nations last month, where she made her mark among several world leaders on the issue of climate change and its effect on the education of children, Zuriel Oduwole has slowly begun to build a powerful coalition of female world leaders.

Photos from Heritage Bank Investors Forum in Lagos

1...L-R: Executive Director, Service Bank, Heritage Bank, Mr.  Niyi Adeseun; Director, Mr. Tony Madojemu; Director, Mr. Oladele Oyelola; Director, Mr. Adetola Adekoja, who represented the Chairman of Board, Mr. Akinsola Akinfemiwa OON and Executive Director, Lagos/South West & Corporate Banking, Mrs. Mary Akpobome, at the bank's first Investors Forum in Lagos...on Friday.

Heritage Bank Plc on Friday held its first Investors Forum in Lagos State. Those present at the event include, Executive Director, Service Bank, Heritage Bank, Mr.  Niyi Adeseun; Director, Mr. Tony Madojemu; Director, Mr. Oladele Oyelola; Director, Mr. Adetola Adekoja, who represented the Chairman of Board, Mr. Akinsola Akinfemiwa OON and Executive Director, Lagos/South West & Corporate Banking, Mrs. Mary Akpobome, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer, Mr. Jude Monye; Director, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe and  Executive Director, Abuja and North Bank, Mr. Ola Olabinjo, and many others. See one more photo after the cut…

Double Explosion rock Bakassi IDPs & NNPC Station in Maiduguri

Two explosions have rocked the city of Maiduguri, Borno State on Saturday morning. According to reliable information, one of the bombs hit the entrance to the Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, while the other occurred at the NNPC station.

PENDULUM: Another look on how to tackle unemployment – By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, let me say that nothing worries me more than the lack of jobs for our teeming youths. I have lost count of how many requests I get daily from unemployed graduates and non-graduates seeking any kind of job. Some have been out of jobs forever and they’ve been out of school for so long that they’ve almost forgotten whatever they learnt. Many consider you wicked and insensitive when you give them the bad news that you can’t be of any help. They are of the opinion that because they see you with the movers and shakers of society you can just pick your phone and get whatever you want at the snap of a finger.

Peter Okoye confirms they’re no longer Glo Ambassador

Pop star, Peter Okoye has finally confirmed that P-Square has moved on from their endorsement contract with Globacom Telecoms. This is coming months after it has was rumoured that the twin brothers are no longer working with Glo.

Photos: Osinbajo attends Nigeria Infrastructure Summit in Texas

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday attended the Nigeria Infrastructure Summit, organised by the Nigeria Initiative for Economic Development (NIED), in Houston, Texas. See photos…

Friday, 28 October 2016

Buhari congratulates Sen. Gaya on Election as IPU Vice President

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Sen. Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya on his election as Vice President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for Africa at the just concluded 135th general assembly of the union in Geneva, Switzerland.

Timaya announces endorsement deal with Glo

Singer, Timaya has confirmed his endorsement deal with Telecoms giant, Globacom. He announced the positive development on social media on Friday evening.