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Saturday, 31 December 2016

Mariah Carey's Bodyguards lift her to #2017WithMariah Concert

Mariah Carey's end of the year concert,tagged, 2017withMariah is going down this evening at New Year Rockin Eve (NYRE). Meanwhile she shared a photo of herself on Twitter being carried to the venue by two of her bodyguards.

Ibrahim Magu celebrates End of the Year with IDPs

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has told persons displaced by the insurgency in the North East not to be demoralized by their present predicament but to remain strong, adding that there will soon be an end to their travail. He gave the assurance Saturday, December 31, 2016 during a visit to two internally displaced persons’ camps in Abuja.

Amaechi releases Photos of his New Year Project

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has release photos of one of the project of 2017. He said the project is the International Terminal of Port Harcourt Airport.

Japanese husband refuses to talk to wife for 20yrs over her relationship with their children

Japanese couple, Otou Katayama and wife, Yumi, who live with his three children have not had conversationswith each other for 20 years. Though Yumi persevered in making conversation with him but has only ever received a nod or a grunt in response for 20 years.

Man stabs Christian Woman for Reading the Bible

A 50-year-old Christian woman has been attacked at an asylum centre in Austria by an Afghan migrant, because he could hear her reading the Bible.

Halima Abubakar quits Instagram ahead of 2017

Nollywood actress, producer, Halima Abubakar has announced she is exiting the social media platform, Instagram in 2017. According to her, the post conveying this information is apparently her last appearance on IG.

2017: We remain Committed to taking Lagos to the Next Pedestal

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday thanked Lagosians for the massive support given to his administration in the outgoing year, assuring that he would work assiduously to ensure that the State is taken to the next pedestal in 2017, especially in the area of physical and social infrastructural development.

I started 2016 on such Timid Note – Toke Makinwa writes

In 2015, God told me the glory of my latter years will over shadow the former. I was excited, but with God I've learnt that before the testimony, there has to be a test. I started 2016 on such a timid note. I was afraid of everything, not knowing what will come next, unsure of how I would get by, but month after month my vision became clearer, I could feel God's hand and presence in my life and I became bolder.

Tonto Dikeh grateful to Fans for 2016, seeks more support for 2017

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh-Churchill has penned her gratitude to her fans for all their supports to the success of every facet of her life in 2016. According to her, without them the pedestal she stands today would not exist. She urged her fans to do much more again in 2017.

Oldest Human alive celebrates 146 with great-great Grandchildren


A man, Saparaman Sodimejo, otherwise known as, Mbah Gtho, who claims to be the oldest human ever has celebrate turning 146. He has an Indonesian ID card that purports his date of birth is December 31, 1870.

Photos: Army hosts Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner

The Nigerian Army on Friday night hosted President Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner and presented to him the captured Boko Haram flag in Abuja. Continue to see more photos after the cut…

Obi Madubogwu needs Financial help to treat Diabetes Gangrene & avoid amputation

Veteran Nollywood actor, Obi Madubogwu is critically sick and needs our help. Popularly called King of Muzanga, Mr. Madubuogwu is down with diabetics and has a wound that will lead to amputation of his leg if surgery is not carried out immediately. 

Kim Kardashian gets Butt Work from Makeup Artist, Mario Dedivanovic

Kim Kardashian West recently received butt work from her makeup artist, Mario Dedivanovic, before the 2016 VMAs. Mario shared share some behind-the-scenes shots of her getting-glam process on Instagram with the caption, "You thought I only worked on face? What really goes on before a red carpet event? I'm sharing behind the scenes photos of us getting ready for the VMAs on Kim's app. One of my fave looks of the year. #MakeupByMario#kimkardashian." He shared a couple more shots, where he is pictured diligently evening out her skin tone all over her lower half as she strikes a series of compromising poses. Continue to see more after the cut…

Beyonce’s Hairstylist, Kim Kimble launches Hair Care Products

Beyonce's longtime hairstylist, Kim Kimble, who has also worked for Mary J. Blige, Zendayato Taraji P. Henson, has headed to HSN after creating her own line of professional-grade haircare products.

Presidency debunks dismissal of EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magun

Office of the President, Muhammadu Buhari has denied that the Chiarman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magun has been removed from office. The spokesperson to the president, Garba Shehu in tweets said the information is speculative and preemptive.

Buhari receives captured Boko Haram Flag

Nigerian troops on Friday night in Abuja hosted President Muhammadu Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner and presented to him the captured Boko Haram flag.

I wish I could change every situation for the Peace of My Family – Ubi Franklin writes Son

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Triple MG, Ubi Franklin has written a heart-melting letter to his son, Jayden Ubi Franklin. Continue to read letter...

FG dismisses Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Boss

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been removed from office. Magu has been redeployment back to the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) was to pave way for a fresh person to be presented by President Muhammadu Buhari as the nominee to head the anti-graft agency before the Senate.

Chidinma Aneke engages in Church cleaning to end 2016

Actress, producer, Chidinma Aneke engaged in sweeping and cleaning her church to bring 2016 to an end.

KADUNA SECURITY ALERT: El-Rufai urges peaceful People to disregard inciting Messages

The social media has recently been inundated with inciting messages by unscrupulous elements, who claim to be speaking on behalf of the Southern Kaduna people, constructed to portray Government as insensitive to the crisis in the State and to create unnecessary tension and disharmony among the people, capable of leading to crisis; reminiscence of past ethno-religious upheavals in the State.

Seyilaw announces intention to contest for Presidency in 2019

Only time will tell if this is serious or another joke! Comedian, actor,  Seyilaw has subtly announced that he will be aspiring for president of Nigeria during the 2019 general election. He said this while lamenting on how leaders have messed up what ‘democracy’ should represent. Continue reading…

Tyrus Wrong, Artist who inspired Disney’s Bambi dies at 106

Tyrus Wong, the artist whose paintings inspired the Disney's animated classic Bambi, died Friday at the age of 106.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Shan George, Helen Paul, Rachael Oniga, Chidinma & Chidiebere Aneke, others at Calabar Carnival

Nigerian film practitioners, such as, Shan George, Bob Manuel-Udokwu, Helen Paul, Rachael Oniga, Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke, Vitalis Ndubisi, Vivian Metchie and many others made headlines at the Calabar Carnival. They were in Governor of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade’s band alongside the first lady, Dr Linda Ayade. They created thrilling scene as they danced on the streets of Calabar, in costumes designed with army camouflage. Continue to see more photos after the cut…

The Name of this Sachet Water Thou

A new sachet water called, Salary is currently making waves in Abuja. This recession sha!

Pete Edochie, Bovi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu attend Face of Okija Pageant 2016

Nollywood thespian, Pete Edochie, TV host/event anchor, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and comedian Bovi on Thursday attended Face of Okija Pageant 2016. Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano was present at the event, while Mr. Obi-Uchendu and Bovi anchored the event.

Husband shoots himself after shooting dead wife over misunderstanding

A 25-year-old husband, Richard Peralta has shot dead his wife, Katherine Peralta, who worked as a researcher at the University of Utah parking lot on Thursday, before turning the gun on himself in a suspected murder-suicide.

Buhari signs last & 17th Bill for 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday signed the last bill for 2016. This was the 17th bills signed into law in the year.

Mercy Johnson, husband, Odianose Okojie & daughter, Purity attend her brother in-law’s wedding

Actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie and husband today attended the wedding ceremony of her brother in-law, Prince Eigbe Martins Okojie. Her daughter, Purity played the role of little bride at the wedding.



Bimbo Akintola anchors Funmi Iyanda’s Annual ‘ Change A Life’ Show

Veteran actress, Bimbo Akintola will on January 1, 2017 step in the position of TV hostess, Funmi Iyanda to anchor the annual ‘Change A Life’ show. According to the founder of Change a Life, Funmi Iyanda in her Instagram message, she will step aside a little for others to take the show to new direction, as she will watch from far away while Ms. Akintola anchors the show.

N25bn ETF: Lagos Distributes Offer Letters to 150 Beneficiaries of Pilot Scheme

The Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) on Friday distributed offer letters to some of the beneficiaries of the pilot scheme of the N25 billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF), with a pledge to create at least 300, 000 direct and 600, 000 indirect jobs by 2019 through the initiative.

Dino Melaye distributes brand new Buses, Grinding & Sewing Machines at his Constituency

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, on Friday, December 30 distributed brand new Hiace Buses, grinding machines and sewing machines to people in his constituency. The senator while sharing the photos on social media revealed that by January 2017, the Kogi West Senatorial Office in Kabba will be completed. Continue to see more photos after the cut...

Woman shows up at daughter's Doorstep 40yrs after she died & was thrown into river

An 82-year-old woman has suddenly showed up at her daughter's doorstep after everyone thought she was dead. According to them, she had been dead for more than 40 years. Her loved ones had performed the final rites on them after she had been confirmed dead.

Photos: Kcee & AY fly Private Jet to Anambra for concert

Pop singer, Kcee and comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly called, AY have flown in a private jet to Anambra State, for Anambra Youth’s Fiesta and Talent Hunt 2016. The event is organised by Ifeanyi Ubah Foundation. See one more photo after the cut…

Boko Haram launches surprised attack on Soldiers, 15 Terrorists killed in Borno

Troops and Boko Haram terrorists were engaged in prolonged fierce battle in Rann, Borno State on Friday and 15 terrorists were killed, while four soldiers were injured. The fight started at 6 a.m and ended after 9 a.m.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s Dad, Prof Chukwuka Okonjo still writing at 88

Professor, Chukwuka Okonjo, the Obi of Ogwashi-Ugwu, father of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is still writing at the age of 88.

Photos: Aftermath of Inferno at Kara Cattle Market in Ogun

The popular Kara Cattle market in Ifo local government area of Ogun State was gutted by fire few days ago. The fire that gradually turned to an inferno razed down various shops and destroyed property, goods worth millions of naira. Meanwhile, photos have emerged showing the scene of the incident, where officials of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Stakeholders and Lagos State Fire Service responded to the outbreak at the market. Continue to see more photos after the cut…

Gombe United Footballer, Uzama Douglas shot dead in Edo

Nigerian footballer with Gombe United, Uzama Douglas has been shot dead by unknown gunmen. He was shot dead in Benin City on Thursday. The defender was a former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles invitee.

7-yr-old Boy loses both Ears, gets 300 stitches after Neighbor’s Dogs attacked Him

A 7-year-old boy, Ethan Fain lost one ear, the other sewn back and received 300 stitches after a neighbor’s two dogs attacked him on Christmas Eve. He was playing outside in his grandmother's yard in Gwinett County, Georgia when his mother, Tracy Dowdy, says she heard a blood curdling scream. 

Richard Mofe-Damijo & wife, Jumobi celebrate 16th Wedding Anniversary

Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo and wife, Jumobi are celebrating their 16 years wedding anniversary today. While writing all the good things about his wife, Mr. Damijo said they have come far, though people said they will not last. 

Kiss Daniel comes for Haters after winning big at Soundcity MVP 2016 Award

On Thursday, December 29, singer, Kiss Daniels emerged the winner of ‘Best Pop Artiste of the Year’ at the Soundcity MVP Awards. He seized the opportunity to address his hater on social media, saying he is not singing  for hype or attention, but he just loves doing music. Continue to read his tweets...

Beyonce’s Mum, Tina Knowles takes break from Social Media after drama with Jennifer Hudson

Tina Knowles has decided to take a break from social media after she got involved in some drama regarding Jennifer Hudson, which she says was not done intentionally.

Actress Blessing Patrick distributes Clothing Materials to Orphans at Gwarimpa Govt School in Abuja

Nollywood actress, Blessing Patrick last week visited Gwarimpa Government School in Abuja and shared clothing materials to orphans, who has nothing to celebrate the season with. “I remembered the orphans, who have no plans for the Christmas; I gave them gifts of what to wear. I tried my part for them to get what their parents would have done for them if they were to be alive,” she said. See more photos after the cut…

Alleged Plastic Rice not good for consumption – NAFDAC

The alleged ‘plastic rice’ that was imported into the country has been proven  not  be a product of plastic, but not fit for consumption, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said.

Iconic Actress, Barbara Tarbuk dies at 74

Hollywood actress, Barbara Tarbuck, who starred in General Hospital, died at 74 Monday following a battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, according to her daughter, producer Jennifer Lane Connolly. She  died in her Los Angeles home.

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Buhari expresses regret as Bad Weather Disrupts trip to Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Bauchi scheduled to take place December 29 has been postponed arising from the prevailing weather conditions in the country.

FG debunks report that Buhari will make Board Appointment January

The Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari has refuted the claims that the presidency will make board appointments in January. He said the information did not come from them.

Buhari receives Special Envoy of Muhammadu Issoufou in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received the Special Envoy of Muhammadou Issoufou, President of Niger Republic at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

10 Things I’ve Learned in 2016 – Stephanie Linus writes

Every year brings lessons – some good, some bad, and I wanted to share some of the main ones I’ve learned so far. I’m quite sure you’ve heard of some of these lessons, but sometimes you just need some one to remind you of certain things and hopefully I can do that here today. It’s important to be grateful for each and every year that teaches you something new. Here are the 10 things I’ve learned in 2016…

Alleged Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau resurfaces, says they have not been flushed out

An acclaimed leader of Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau, has resurfaced in a new video on Thursday, dismissed claims by President Muhammadu Buhari, that the group has been flushed out of its hideout, Sambisa Forest.

Calf born with two heads dies shortly after delivery

A calf with two heads has died shortly after delivery near town of El Porvenir, Peru. The incident raised alarm among superstitious villagers who believe the animal might have been cursed. Some claimed it was a sign the world was about to end, or an omen for some terrible event, such as an earthquake.