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Saturday, January 31, 2015

History 101: Free Nigerian Education Cards...

When primary school education cost nothing in the past - 1965. Current Nigerian politicians need to take a cue from this. Credit: @SeeMeSeeNigeria.

Scouting for Africa

Selections have ended for 'Scouting for Africa', the event organized by Vogue Talents in collaboration with the International Business Consortium Nigeria limited, the association that runs one of the biggest model scouting agencies and owner of Ecowas Fashion week and of Africa International fashion week, in partnership with Studio 24 and sponsored by Access Bank

Serena Williams wins another Austrian Open Title...

Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6 (7-5) to win the Australian Open title. It is her sixth Australian Open title and her 19th grand slam title. Big congrats to her...

Day 2: The Okoye twins and their wives in Anambra...

Peter, Paul, Lola, Anita, and Jude Okoye pictured in Ankara today at Pa Okoye's burial. See more pics after the cut...

Khloe Kardashian is that you? (photos)

Almost looks like a wax figure...a beautiful one! The reality star was photographed with her more famous sister Kim K, both dressed in head-to-toe black outfits as they stepped out in LA yesterday morning. Khloe debuted her new blonde look. See the photos after the cut...

Nigerian doctor who groped suicidal woman keeps his job after he blamed 'cultural differences'

A Nigerian doctor, Emmanuel Kanu (pictured above) who touched the breast of a vulnerable divorcee in her home days after she'd attempted suicide will be keeping his job after citing cultural differences.

Report from UK Daily Mail
Dr Emmanuel Kanu stroked her breast, repeatedly tried to kiss her and told her, 'You want it' when she tried to escape his clutches during the visit - which he hid from colleagues. When she later texted him to tell him to stop ringing her he withheld his number on the next call.
But Kanu, a married Nigerian father of one, has been allowed to keep his job by a fitness to practise panel even though the General Medical council called for him to be struck off.

Reno Omokri and Doyin Okupe come for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu...

Choi! Naija politics is hilarious!

Miley Cyrus poses topless again in new instagram photo

The singer shared this pic of herself topless and resting her head on singer and actress Sky Ferreira's legs. Sky, 22, is also topless in the pic posted on instagram.

Nigerian army relocates over 200 female soldiers from Maiduguri in anticipation of Boko Haram attack

According to a report by Sahara Reporters, the Nigerian military authorities are moving female soldiers based in various army formations in Maiduguri and other parts of Borno State to Abuja as the army anticipates a massive attack on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, by Boko Haram.
The sources said there was heightened apprehension about an impending attack, hence the decision to reassign female soldiers to Nigeria’s capital. The military action also stemmed from the death of five female soldiers and the abduction of another four by Boko Haram militants when they attacked a military base in Baga a few weeks ago.

Photos: Duncan Mighty welcomes GEJ on stage at the Akwa Ibom presidential rally

This happened yesterday. More photos after the cut...

That's how it's done! Indonesian women troll cleric who ‘banned’ selfies

Lol. Some Indonesian women decided to troll & mock a well known Indonesian cleric after he issued a ban on women taking selfies in the country. Below is a report from Alarabiya.net
Never ask a woman not to take a selfie, especially if she is Indonesian it seems. Many Indonesian women declared a social media war on Felix Siauw, a renowned cleric who issued a fatwa claiming that taking self portraits was a sin. The women’s response? Launching the hashtag campaign #Selfie4Siauw. Continue...

Dee-R-S Tunes premiers Jarmeu 'Ileke' video (watch)

After an hiatus, Adisa Odunade Jamiu popularly called Jarmeu has returned to the Nigerian entertainment industry. He went off the radar, after his 2013 radio hit “E no Easy”. It was gathered that the handsome and talented young man, developed passion for music as a teenager while growing up in Ilorin. Today, Jarmeu, has returned with a highlife filled afro-pop tune "Ileke". 

Photos: Nigerian refugees in Chad

 
Nigerian refugees in Kinesserom Island being transferred to Bagasola in Chad earlier yesterday after Boko Haram attack in Munguno last Sunday. More pics after the cut...

Kourtney Kardashian shows off her waist trainer...and shoe closet

The reality star showed off more than her waist trainer on instagram. Check out a glimpse of her vast shoe and clothes walk in closet behind her...

Oh my! Check out this cute throwback photo of Davido

Aww, he was cute and chubby!

Julius Agwu's 5 year old daughter shows off her modeling poses

The Comedian's wife took to instagram to post pictures of their daughter having fun taking pictures. #futuremodel!

Photos: Mercy Johnson Okojie and daughter take a swim together

Purity is beginning to look so much like her mum. She's pictured swimming in a pool with her mum who wants to lose her baby weight. More pics after the cut...

9ice shares selfies with his daughter as she turns 4

The music star's daughter, Maya turned 4 today & he took to instagram to wish her a happy birthday. He wrote; "Another day in earth. Another day to give thanks and praise to the almighty Allah. Maya you're 4 today. Happy yipee birthday to you my love...". She's a cutie!

Nigerian Army General, others arrested over Baga Attack

More than 10 senior Nigerian Army officers, including a Brigadier-General have been arrested and are telling the military hierarchy what they know about the Baga attack by the insurgent group, Boko Haram.

According to the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, the senior army officers are being investigated for allegedly shirking their responsibilities during the attack by the militants.

D'banj stars in Wax Dey's new video


Wax Dey has released both the audio and the video of his new single, Makossa. The new song which is a career defining hit for Wax was complemented by a top notch video with great cameo appearances including D’Banj. You will recall that Wax's last single, Forever featuring Omawumi was released by D'Banj's DB Records and Lolhiphop.

Photo: Kim and Kanye meet President Obama...

The couple met the president at a State Dinner back in October 2014. Kim just shared the pic on her instagram page. Guess they just received the official pic which had a hand written note from the president. It reads "Thanks for the support, and best wishes to you and your daughter"

#LuxuryLiving. Dabota Lawson Aku shows off her luxury garage..

The ex-beauty queen, who is married to a billionaire, showed a glimpse of her garage while hanging out with friends at her home...

Eku Edewor shares a pic of her dad, celebrates him as he turns 70

The TV personality shared a picture of her dad and wished him a Happy 70th Birthday. She wrote; "Happy Birthday To my Handsome Father! When you're in your early 70's and you're still looking dapper! You know you're blessed! To many more years Papa, keep the flag flying."

Adaeze Yobo finally reveals her pregnancy in style....

Joseph Yobo's wife took to instagram to reveal her pregnant bod in a dance workout video. First time she'll share her growing baby bump on instagram...

Nigerian Army gets new Director of Public relations (photos)

The Nigerian army has a new director of Public relations. He is Col SK Usman. He takes over from Gen Olajide OLaleye who is on transfer to the 4th Brigade of the Nigeria Army in Benin, Edo state where he will serve as the Commander. Until his appointment, Col. Usman was the Spokesman of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri in Borno state..

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Obanikoro insists Buhari was stoned at Lagos Rally

He released a statement through his Special Adviser (Media Strategy) Ohimai Amaize
Immediate past Minister of State for Defence and former PDP Lagos gubernatorial aspirant, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro on Friday chided the All Progressives Congress (APC) over denials that its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari was stoned in Lagos while making his way to the APC Lagos presidential rally.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Graphic pics: Executed ISIS fighters lined up in the ruins of border town of Kobane

Kurdish fighters killed more than 20 ISIS militants during continued fighting in the villages around Kobane which was liberated earlier this week after months of bitter street fighting. In one village, a Kurd was today pictured standing over the bodies of Islamic extremists after they were killed in Halimce, a village east of the town...

Governor Fashola dancing shoki? Lol (photo)

Governor Fashola pictured dancing at APC rally in Lagos today...

Taribo West, Waje, Omawumi, others watch as football triumphs in Malta Guinness Game On

All good things come to an end and so it was with the first season of Game On, the Malta Guinness-powered reality series to find Naijas’ true passion. The thrilling show kicked off with an opening round of jokes and banter by humour merchants, Owen Gee and Lepacious Bose who after getting the audience in stitches handed over to another king of comedy Gordons, the official; host of the night.

Nigerian transgender man talks about the joy & danger of living his truth

He used to be a woman. Born in Lagos Nigeria. Now living in the US as Rizi Xavier Timane, a man. In an interview with Ebony, he reflects on his journey to living his truth, and the burden that comes with doing it in a country (US) that doesn't value 'Black men'.
I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and I was assigned the female gender at birth. Both of these facts amounted to one thing: I had no power, no respect, and no privilege, nor would I have much of any of these throughout my life. Add in that I came from a less than wealthy family and was, for all intents and purposes, a lesbian, and I became a truly invisible human being; when I wasn’t being ridiculed or abused, I basically did not exist.

Buhari was never stoned in Lagos - APC

Press release from APC regarding the alleged stoning of Buhari at his Lagos rally today...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the concocted story by former Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro that the party's presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, was pelted with stone during the party's rally in Lagos, saying a lie has never worn a bolder face.

Photos: 2 lucky students get Scholarships as Omotola visits Govt School Lugbe

The third day of "Omosexy@20" world tour Abuja, saw Omotola visiting Government Senior Secondary School Lugbe. The 2013 Time 100 most Influential Icon, took with her; personalied hand sanitizers and #igatvalue Notepads which she encouraged the students to record their dreams and visions with. Omotola supported by another Speaker, Mr Kayode Ajayi-Smith from Leap Africa, both spoke to the students extensively on patriotism, following ones dreams and focus. See the photos after the cut...

Exclusive: Official photos from P-Square's father's burial today

Chief Moses Okoye, the father of Peter and Paul Okoye of P-Square fame was buried today, Friday, 30 January, 2015 at his hometown in Ifitedunu, Anambra State. His last journey home started on Thursday with a Service of Songs. After the event, P-Square paid a courtesy visit to the monarch of the village. On Friday, the burial mass was held at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Ifitedunu. Security for the event was marshalled by Golden Events Solution team led by Mambo Adeniyi, P-Square’s official bodyguard. See the photos after the cut...

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Lol. See what Osun governor did on his way to APC campaign today

That’s Osun state gov Rauf Aregbesola, on his way to the APC campaign this afternoon, throwing cash and recharge cards to his supporters. He actually sat on top of a moving bus...lol

50cent's ex-girlfriend accuses him of abuse after he mocks her on instagram

So here's what happened. A few days ago, MTO did a post on one of 50 Cent's former girlfriends, named Holly. When the rapper saw the post, he reposted it on his instagram labeling her community Puzzy. When Holly saw what 50cent put on instagram, she got into a nasty fight with him and made some shocking claims. She said 50 Cent physically assaulted. When some followers didn't believe her, Holly then posted messages between herself and 50 Cent where she threatened to release pictures of her battered body. See it after the cut...

Was Buhari stoned at Lagos rally? See the massive turn out

The APC held their rally at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos today & a few people are tweeting that he was pelted with stones. Did that happen? Meanwhile see pics from the rally after the cut...

Obanikoro, 6 others make new ministerial list

Former Minister of state Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, who resigned his position in October 2014 to pursue his governorship ambition in Lagos state which he lost, and six others have been nominated to be Ministers by President Jonathan. A list of the seven nominees was sent to the senate earlier today for screening and confirmation. Kenneth Kobani from Rivers state and Patricia Akwashiki from Nasarawa state also made the list.