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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Pics of the pilot who died in the Air-Force helicopter crash yesterday

Pictured above is Flight Lieutenant Onyeka Nwakile who was one of the two people who died when an Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter crashed during a training mission in Bama, Borno state yesterday July 21st. Nwakile, a pilot on board the helicopter and a technician lost their lives while another pilot was rescued alive. May his soul rest in perfect peace... Amen.

GEJ replies Gen Buhari over his statement on the current state of the nation

President Jonathan has reacted to a statement released yesterday July 21st by former Head of State & Chieftain of the APC, General Buhari in which Buhari cautioned him over the use of federal agents to fight the opposition party, noting that no democracy can succeed without an opposition.

In a statement which was signed by Presidential spokesman Reuben Abati, president Jonathan asked Buhari not to blame him for the woes his party, the APC, is going through. Find President Jonathan's statement below and what General Buhari said in his statement to President Jonathan after the cut...

President Jonathan's statement below...

We have noted with much surprise and regret, the statement issued by General Muhammadu Buhari today in which he made some wild and totally unsustainable allegations against President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

US teenage missionary admits to raping young children at Kenyan orphanage

According to a report on KTLA a US teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip.
The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children’s home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children between the ages of four and nine.
According to court records, 19-year-old Matthew Durham (pictured above) confessed to raping several young girls, forcing some boys to perform oral sex on him and even making other kids watch. Continue...

Loads of Nollywood stars turn out for Omo

Major Nollywood stars stormed different market places within Lagos as their endorsement for the New OMO Fast Action detergent. They were dressed in the traditional colours of the brand which is a statement for the quality and character of OMO detergent to have been around for years. 

It was a trade Launch where the brand unveiled its New OMO to retailers in the markets in Lagos, and OMO received praises from the customers for consistently adding value to the brand and refreshing washing experience. Continue...

Photos from King Sunny Ade's daughter's traditional wedding

Juju legend King Sunny Ade over the weekend gave one of his daughters out in marriage in a very private ceremony that held in his home in Ondo state. See pics from the wedding after the cut...

Photos: Fashola sets up tribunal of enquiry on recent BRT vandalism

Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola yesterday July 21st inaugurated a panel of inquiry to get to the root of the Friday July 4th face off between men of the Armed Forces and a BRT driver in which a soldier lost his life, and the subsequent arson and destruction of BRT buses by the soldiers.

Governor Fashola tasked the tribunal to inquire into whether the act was committed by soldiers and also unravel how and why the military officers died and what killed him, as well as investigate what could have been done to avoid the accident. 

The panel which is to be chaired by a retired Judge of the Lagos High Court, Mr Justice Ebenezer Adebajo is expected to submit its findings within 60 days. See more photos after the cut...

Photos of Stephanie Linus on set of new Hollywood Western Movie

Actress Stephanie Okereke Linus just shared behind-the-scene pics of a Hollywood movie she's currently shooting in the US. The actress plays Doris, a lady whose generation were slaves from Nigeria. The movie is set in 1906 and is titled BoonVille Redemption. Stephanie said the movie borders on forgiveness, truth, redemption, love & everyone was treated equally in the movie without racial barriers. See more photos after the cut...

My Name Is Sledje, you all should watch out for me

My name is Sledje, I sing, I rap, I play, and I am here to stay, so you all need to take note of me.

My kind of music is called New Afro Beat. Here is my first single titled ‘Redi’ (shake bum-bum), it is a feel good song that I originally wrote for Yemi Alade but somehow it did not work out with her, so I thought what the heck, let me do it myself.

‘Redi’ a song that makes you feel good, it’s a party song. Continue...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release new pics of their son as he turns a year old

Prince William and Kate Middleton have released three new pictures of their son to mark his first birthday today July 22nd. Their future king turning one is kinda like a big deal in the UK so quite a number of them are celebrating this...make we follow them celebrate...lol. Happy birthday to Prince George. See other pics after the cut...

Brand new video: Waje - Onye ft Tiwa Savage

Onye is the second track off Waje’s debut album W.A.J.E and was produced by Spellz, featuring Tiwa Savage. Video, which is hilarious take on love features Bryan Okwara and Omawumi and is directed by Kemi Adetiba. Watch the video after the cut...

Fans criticize Tonto Dikeh for calling her domestic staff a maid

Is there anything wrong in calling your maid a maid? Or is the appropriate word house-help, domestic staff? I don't have one so don't know what the right word is but apparently a maid is not it. Actress Tonto Dikeh was slammed this morning by her followers after she shared the photo above on her instagram page and said her daughter/maid was heading off to write her Post-Ume examinations in her (Tonto's) Gucci sandals...

Some people came for her for using the word maid. See what some of them had to say about it after the cut...

Sumbo Ajaba & husband send love messages to each other as they celebrate 1 year wedding anniversary

 
Sunmbo Ajaba Adeoye and her husband Pastor David Adeoye are celebrating their one year wedding anniversary today. The man of God took to his Facebook page to shower praises on his wife, thanking her for restoring joy into his life. Sunmbo replied with her own love messages. See more after the cut

Hilarious video: GUS Moments - Swim Credibility

Can you swim? Yes I can! Check out the not so water-borne candidates during the 2013 selection process. Funny...

If FG believes APC leaders are terrorists, they should produce evidence - Atiku says

In a post on his Facebook page, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar asked the Federal government to come up with evidence if they believe APC leaders are part of the terror group, Boko Haram.

"I always knew I would be a beauty queen" - reigning MBGN says

Reigning Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Iheoma Nnadi, who beat 30 other girls to emerge the new queen last Friday July 18th says she'd always known she would be a beauty queen one day. The 19 year old South African based student/model spoke with Encomium mag after being crowned queen
"Buying a form means you are ready to become MBGN. I always knew I would be a beauty queen. Years back, the password of all my accounts was missworldforever. I have never participated in any beauty pageant before now. This is my first and I am so happy I won" she said
Iheoma is the last child in a family of 6 and has two sisters and a brother.

Photos from Dr Sid's fiancee Simi Osomo's bridal shower in Lagos

Simi Osomo's younger sister threw her a bridal shower over the weekend. Simi will marry Dr Sid this Sunday July 27th. Will bring official pics from the bridal shower later...for now see two more pics after the cut...

LIB assignment of the day! Name the famous men in this pic...:-)

There are nine men in this photo and at least six of them were once famous and if you grew up in the 90s, then you definitely danced to their music. Can you spot them in the pic? The easiest one is Daddy Showkey...who are the others?

Actress Doris Simeon releases new pics as she turns a year older

The actress & movie producer is a year older today Tuesday July 22, and released new lovely photos to celebrate. The mother of one, who recently returned to set after a few months break, said "A brand new me has been born as I celebrate my birthday today and like it is written in the holy book, old things have passed away as new things are just by the corner". See more photos after the cut...

Kola Aluko Foundation supports young African Enterpreneurs

Kola Aluko has expressed his commitment to inspire, mentor and support future generations of African leaders.

One of Nigeria’s leading entrepreneurs, Kola Aluko announces in detail the Kola Aluko Foundation, the charitable venture which he established in 2013 in order to inspire, mentor and support future generations of African leader



A reception to open the Nigerian Centenary Photography Exhibition is scheduled to hold at Bonhams, who are the world-famous auctioneers in London, & hosted by the Kola Aluko Foundation. Continue

Monday, July 21, 2014

'We know where the Chibok girls are but we are just being careful' - DG SSS says

While fielding questions from newsmen after today's National Security Council meeting held at the Presidential Villa, the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr Ita Ekpeyong said that security forces know where precisely the kidnapped Chibok girls are but are being very careful in their rescue efforts so as not to endanger their lives.
"The issue of the Chibok girls, government is making efforts. We know where they are but we don't want to endanger their lives, that is the truth. We want to take it gradually and release them at the appropriate time. We know where they are" he said
Mr Ekpeyong also stated that the Federal Government has directed all the state government planning to register non-indigines in their state by issuing them means of Identification, to stop forthwith and warned military officers not to work with states that may want to go ahead with the process. (Picture above shows National Security Council Meeting at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja today)

UNN Lecturer Commits Suicide

A lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Dr Bede Opata has reportedly committed suicide over a yet-to-be ascertained reason, Thisday reports.
 
Sources within the university say the 38 year old law lecturer killed himself in his apartment within the town on Saturday July 19th but his body was only discovered on Sunday July 20th.
 
The lecturer who holds a doctorate degree in Law, hailed from Nsukka, Enugu state and was the son of a former Commissioner in the old Anambra state, Chief Cletus Opata.

Update on Naval helicopter crash:1 pilot rescued alive, 2 others dead

According to a statement on Defence HQ website, one of the pilots of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission reported earlier today, has been recovered alive while the second one as well as the technician on board the 3-member crew flight died in the crash. They said Rescue is still ongoing...

Photos: Kanye and Kim hit the beach with baby North

Kim and Kanye pictured enjoying family day at the beach with their 1 year old daughter during their vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico yesterday. See more photos after the cut....

New Video: Tyson Noir - Mercy

Here's the new artist called Tyson, singer and songwriter. He just got back from the UK and he's doing music in Nigeria. He worked with SARZ on the beat and released a video for his song titled Mercy with some lovely girls in it. Check it out...

Rev. Chris Okotie's N400m fleet of cars

Article written by Florence Amagiya for Vanguard. I can't figure out if she's for or against him. Lol. You want to paint him as a great guy and you mention he has N400million fleet of cars and that he has other choice properties in the US worth millions of dollars? Lol. Read below..
Human beings are not naturally known to always give without thinking of what they would get in return. So it is worthy of note when a man gives so much without asking for anything in return.
Rev. Chris Okotie may not have a stunning personality to some Nigerians, but he has endeared himself to many particularly those who got a helping hand when it mattered to them. He shows love to all and occasionally dishes out different gift items.

Kanye West's GQ cover page story...quite interesting!

Here's Kanye's GQ cover page story...Some of you may enjoy it! Find below... 
Kanye West has been married for ten days, and he has that new-husband way with the ring still, pulling it on and off like it's something he might yet undo, or do again. The ring is gold, and understated in a way that not much else about Kanye West is. He sits in the lobby of New York's Mercer Hotel—the same hotel where he and Jay Z recorded most of Watch the Throne—reflecting on the distance he's come. "I am a black American male from Chicago," West says, "who had my rehearsal dinner at Versailles and then got married in Florence with a view of the entire city." Continue...

Photos: EFCC declares two wanted over N3.2million fraud

Find the EFCC press release below...
The public is hereby notified that the duo of John Samson Akpan and Monday Idaresit Ekpo aka “Boyce,” managing director, Elite Concrete Lifestyle Ltd, whose photographs appear above are wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a case of criminal conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretence and fraud.
The two, alongside five others, are alleged to have defrauded one Alhaji Umaru Garkuwa, a Bureau De Change Operator, of the sum of Three Million, Two Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (3,290,000.00).

Animation Video: The Tobacco Control Bill

The Nigeria National Tobacco Control Bill is a comprehensive law which, when passed, will regulate the manufacturing, advertising distribution and consumption of tobacco products in Nigeria.

It is a bill that is aimed at domesticating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because Nigeria is a party to that international convention. Continue...

Pics: Serena Williams & Kim K put their massive cakes on display

The two stars shared pics of their big butts on their respective instagram pages. Serena's photo was taken while on holiday in Croatia over the weekend, while Kim's is a throwback from her holiday in Thailand earlier this year. Can you tell which is Kim's & which is Serena's? See full pics after the cut

Lola Omotayo's message to haters

The mother of two, married to Peter Okoye, posted the message above on her instagram page.

Nigerian Air Force Jet crashes in Borno State

A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter that was on a training mission crashed this afternoon in South Bama, Borno. According to a statement signed by Nigeria Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, the jet crashed due to technical fault and not as a result of any enemy action. The statement did not say whether anyone was killed or injured in the crash.

Mr. Olukolade said investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances that led to the crash.

5 more days to the biggest music awards in Dallas, Texas

Afrimma (African Muzik Magazine Awards) comes up this Saturday July 26th at the Eisemann Centre, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson Texas with acts like Davido, Diamond Platnumz, Stanley Enow, Iyanya, Khulichana, Flavour, 2Face, TPain and many more performing.

Hosted by Basketmouth and Juliet Ibrahim. To purchase tickets to the show visit www.afrimma.com or call this number 469.335.3458.

Frustrated husband creates spreadsheet detailing different reasons why his wife would not have sex with him

A 26 year old sexually frustrated man created a spreadsheet detailing reasons why his wife would not have sex with him. For a whole month, the man jotted down every reason the woman gave to turn him down when he asked for sex...from 'I'm too tired', to 'I'm watching the show' to 'I have to be up early' and sent it to her via email during a business trip to get her attention. She said when she tried to reach him after receiving the email, he refused to pick her calls and she angrily posted it on Reddit.

The lady said they'd been together for five years but only married for two years without any kids.
"Yesterday morning, while in a taxi on the way to the airport, husband sends a message to my work email which is connected to my phone. He's never done this, we always communicate in person or by text. I open it up, and it's a sarcastic diatribe basically saying he won't miss me for the 10 days I'm gone." She said "Attached is a spreadsheet of all the times he has tried to initiate sex since June 1, with a column for my "excuses", using verbatim quotes of why I didn't feel like having sex at that very moment.'
The spreadsheet, which has since been deleted, has been shared by thousands of people online.

The CharlyBoy brand and its identity...overflogged criticism..

Article not written by me. It's the impression of an innocent observer. Read below...
For as long as I know, the CharlyBoy brand has been openly abused and criticized. It seems that Nigerians get shocked everytime CharlyBoy steps out, whether wearing the same old garb or donning a new look.
What I don't know, however, is why.
Have you ever wondered, or has it occurred to you to wonder why people so to say, catch cold whenever CharlyBoy 'sneezes'? Continue...

Beyonce and Jay Z headed for divorce?

This is probably BS but it's interesting to read. Insiders are claiming Jay Z and Beyonce's marriage is all but over and the only thing keeping them together is their tour. Don't believe it but read below..

From Page Six
BeyoncĂ© and Jay Z have more than 99 problems and only “divine intervention” can save the troubled marriage, a source close to the powerful couple has told The Post.
While Jay Z seemingly is the one most at fault, he’s also the one doing all in his power to keep the couple together, even hiring marriage counselors who are believed to be traveling with the super duo on their tour, the source said.
“They are trying to figure out a way to split without divorcing . . . This is a huge concert tour and they’ve already gotten most of the money from the promoters up front,” the source said. Continue..

Club080 organise seminars to teach Nigerians how to earn money monthly

As the CBN’s Cashless Policy Took Effect Nationwide from 1st July 2014, Nigeria's mobile money industry is witnessing a boom as millions of Nigerians are forced to use electronic channels for financial transactions such as utility bill payments, funds transfer, issuance/funding of ATM cards.

As a result, eTranzact, Club080 & Potech Ltd would be organizing seminars to teach Nigerians how to earn N100,000 - N500,000 monthly - guaranteed, using just your mobile phone, through the CBN cashless initiative, sales/distribution of mobile gadgets, recharge card printing/vending, blogging, social media marketing, etc. Continue...

My parents initially didn't want me to marry Soyinka'- wife opens up on love story

Wife of Prof. Wole Soyinka, Folake Soyinka recently opened up on their love story in an interview with The News magazine where she revealed how she and the Nobel laureate met and her parents initial objection to their relationship.
"There were objections from everywhere except from my sisters and brother who were happy if I was. I also had the support of his siblings here. My parents along with most of my relatives objected, not because of anything, they just felt he was too famous and too accomplished. They worried about that. But within a few months after we were married, my parents had changed their mind and they loved him until they passed away. His close friends didn't have a problem with it but also everyone had an opinion. Then came the Nobel Prize in 1986 and that derailed everything for a couple of years. More than a quarter of a century later, those opinions didn't count, we are still trudging along. I have enjoyed love because of him" she said

First Lady of Cross River and Calabar Carnival Queen cover TW mag

The First Lady of Cross River State Mrs Obioma Liyel Imoke & the current Calabar Carnival Queen Nancy Olive Aisagbonhi cover the July/August issue of TW magazine. See more pics after the cut..