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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Goodluck Jonathan withdraws all charges against Nuhu Ribadu

Former EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu, is now free to return home as acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, withdraws charges against him on asset declaration. The federal government through the office of the Attorney-General of the federation has applied to Code of Conduct Tribunal for withdrawal of the case of non-declaration of assets instituted against the former EFCC chairman.

Source: Punch Newspaper

Jesse Jagz Abuja Listening Party Pix

On Saturday 27, March, Abuja turned out to sample tracks from Chocolate City producer, Jesse Jagz’  debut album, ‘Jag of all Trades’.


Showing support, were his label mates, MI and Ice Prince, along with funny men, AY and Julius Agwu.



The event, which held at Aqua Lounge, (Sheraton Hotel and Towers) and was hosted by the eccentric Denrele, included performances by God-1, Silver Saddih, Sage Has.son, Whiz Kid, Yoye, Addiction; and of course, the Choc Boiz.
Also spotted were H-Man, Omawumi, eL Dee the Don, and Godons.





Nigerian Singer Nneka to tour with Nas and Damian Marley!


























Rapper Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley have unveiled the official tour dates for their “Distant Relatives Tour” in support of their upcoming collaborative album Distant Relatives.

The tour kicks off on May 21st in Arcata, California, just days after the Distant Relatives album lands in stores (May 18th).

The tour will feature Nigerian-born singer/songwriter Nneka, who will be featured singing songs from her U.S. release, Concrete Jungle.

The tour will include stops at the Bonnaroo Festival, as well as Gathering of The Vibes.

Tour dates is listed below:
May 2nd West Palm Beach, Fl Sunfest
May 21st Arcata, CA Arcata Community Center
May 22nd Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheater
May 23rd Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo
May 25th Oakland, CA Fox Theater
May 26th Santa Barbara, CA University of California, Santa Barbara
May 28th Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
May 29th Las Vegas, NV The Joint
May 30th Valley Center, CA Harrah's Rincon - Open Sky Theater
May 31st Los Angeles, CA UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival

And more dates till August 2010...

First openly bisexual wrestler hits the air


















Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling took a bold step this Monday, officially debuting the first openly bisexual wrestler at a major U.S.-based professional wrestling promotion.


Orlando Jordan is the character – and truly is bisexual, not just portraying a gay (or bi) character, as has been the norm in pro wrestling’s past.

Jordan made his debut for TNA Wrestling on Jan. 4, with no hint that night of his sexuality. He walked to the ring for a February match accompanied by a male and a female.

Source: Yahoo news...























Are they sure he's really a bisexual? He seems more interested in the lady than the dude...
Check out the body language...

See, I understand heterosexuals and homosexuals.
I don't understand bisexuals at all.
Make up your confused minds. What do you like? The vagina or the penis?
It's not that hard...choose one or the other! Why do you want both?
Greedy people :-)
What's your stand on bisexuality?

Cool2vote













Cool2Vote is a new movement in Nigeria endorsed my many youths and celebs, which is aimed at encouraging young people to come out and vote. Not only to vote but to also have the right information about all the candidates so they can make the right decision when voting.
The movement is not endorsing any candidate.





The time has come for Nigerian youths to stop being spectators in our own tragedy. We must step out of our comfort zones to register, select credible candidates, vote for them and protect our votes. Enough siddon look! I will register to vote, vote and defend my vote. I am Funmi Iyanda and I believe it’s cool to vote!” – Funmi Iyanda

To participate in the cool2vote process as a volunteer, recruiter or ambassador, send an email to cool2vote@gmail.com

'Idol's' Chikezie Eze charged with cologne crime




















L.A. County District Attorney has charged "American Idol" castoff, Chikezie Eze  with the crime of attempted grand theft for allegedly trying to buy two bottles of cologne with fraudulent credit info.

Chikezie was arrested February 25, 2010 after trying to buy cologne at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills. Prosecutors say he fraudulently tried using credit information from a man named Willem Grandia. The tab was $1,289.57.

In addition to the misdemeanor grand theft charge, the D.A. is prosecuting Chikezie for misdemeanor identity theft.

He was charged some days ago...

Source: TMZ.com

Not our Chikezie. Hopefully, this is all a misunderstanding and the charges will be dropped. 

eLDee @Rehab




















eLDee the don 'Is it your money' party
31st March 2010 @ Rehab - 288 Ajose Adeogun V/I

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Mike Adenuga to fly in Beyonce for daughter's wedding in April


























One of Nigeria's richest men and owner of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr., is supposedly flying in Beyonce Knowles to perform at his daughter, Bella's wedding to Jameel Disu.

Bella and Jameel's journey into matrimony would be a three day carnival. The first phase, which is the introduction ceremony, would come up on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Oko Awo Victoria Island home of the Adenugas. The engagement and white wedding would follow on Saturday, April 17th and Saturday April 24th, 2010 respectively.
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Source: Adegbola Oni - Encomium Magazine




















I'm not friends with these people but I have to find a way to gate crash this wedding. Probably the only way one can watch Beyonce perform without paying a gate fee.

So put that in your Calendar Linda. Sat., April 24th 2010 - We are gatecrashing Bella Adenuga's wedding. If you wanna join me...HOLLA...lol
*I kid*
Maybe not!
lol

Ladybrille Magazine April 2010 Issue Out on April 1st, 2010


























The  Ladybrille Magazine April 2010 Issue will be out on April 1st, 2010. It introduces Paul Carrick Brunson, the Modern Day Matchmaker who makes a compelling cover for April.

This issue is the Interview Edition so there are fun and powerful interviews from past and present dynamic personalities that have been a part of Ladybrille: Wesley Snipes, Supermodel Iman, Ayo and so much more.

Log on to www.ladybrillemag.com and stay tuned for this hot issue!
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That guy is a matchmaker? Cute!
How about matchmaking me and him (that's if he's single...lol)
*I kid*

MI, Stella Damasus select High School Musical Actors. The pictures...

Rave rapper MI, Celebrated actress Stella Damasus alongside other crew members of the High School Musical on Stage, Nigeria have come up with a total of 58 cast members for the production which will be premiered in May.

To ensure a successful search, renowned experts in different fields acted as judges at the Abuja and Lagos auditions. International promoter, Sheila Okonji Ashinze, First Bank’s Chief Marketing Officer, Celine Loader, Publisher, Leton Nwawuba, renowned director Tarila Thompson and rapper MI were the judges at the Abuja auditions while Nollywood’s celebrated act, Stella Damasus, Celine Loader, Sheila Okonji, Tarilla Thompson and Chorographer Kaffy were judges at the Lagos auditions.

The top finalists between the ages of 15 and 25 emerged after being tested in Singing, Dancing and Acting- Three skills the cast of the original High School Musical possessed. 

Pictures...


Full High School Musical Cast

For Most Nigerian teenagers and young adults, High School Musical is not unknown as many can tell the story of Troy and Gabrielle by heart, and it was with rare enthusiasm that many attended the auditions in Lagos and Abuja between March 4 and March 21, 2010. 

 The high octane Nigerian debut scheduled to hold between March and May 2010 will run through Auditions, callbacks, final selections, Rehearsals, training all the way to the show premier tentatively scheduled for May 27.


Full High School Musical Cast

      1. Adebiyi Tosin Azaria
      2. Omoghena Moses Onoshoze
      3. Michael Esosa Osamwonyi
      4. King Yusuf 
      5. Usifo Sally
      6. Akinsola Olumide
      7. Olamide Harold-Sodipo
      8. Sharon Ezeamaka
      9. Kukoyi Bukky
      10. Awomolo-Kamga Olufunke
      11. Ihezue Promise
      12. Minjin Adewale Lawanson
      13. Eledumo Olamide
      14. Aham-Okehie Michael
      15. Ebhohon Happiness
      16. Adiele Oscar 
      17. Bisi Onadipe Davids
      18. Ogan Joy Ajemina
      19. Okparavero Stacey Ejiro
      20. Omole Ifeoluwa
      21. Chidinma Otobil
      22. Rume Aghoghobia
      23. Jemegbe Angel
      24. Ochima Anita
      25. Ezute Anthony Stephen
      26. Sani Imonikh
      27. Imoh Eboh
      28. Nweze Cynthia
      29. Adereti Olamide
      30. Rasine Brown
      31. Williams Ibukunowwa
      32. Jeromes Chioma
      33. Oyetola Smith
    1. Candy Gabriel
    2. Igiehon Uyimwen
    3. Odinenu Karen-Happuch
    4. Ahua Iwuese
    5. Kabir Baba Farida
    6. Obadike Susan
    7. Jerome Hero
    8. David Arebamen
    9. Akoh Oche Moses
    10. Agulebe Comfort
    11. Odinenu Theodora
    12. Matthew Arebamen
    13. Femi Micheal Oloruntoba
    14. Helen Kelvin
    15. Goodness Paul
    16. Ejere Ohio
    17. Esther Ajuwa
    18. Okoli Chima Ernest
    19. Igbo Floyd Ekene
    20. Chioma Idigo -Izundu
    21. Ekeli Emmanuel Chuks
    22. Deborah Ejeh
    23. Ohia Michelle Obianuju
    24. Samuel Yakubu
    25. Anetor Sokei Kenneth

Ricky Martin confirms he's gay





















"I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man. I am very blessed to be who I am," Martin, 38, said in a statement on his website, rickymartinmusic.com, on Monday. He decided to reveal the truth after working on his memoirs helped him realize that he had to be free with himself, and not keep any more secrets.  

"To keep living as I did up until today would be to indirectly diminish the glow that my kids where born with. From the moment I wrote the first phrase I was sure the book was the tool that was going to help me free myself from things I was carrying within me for a long time. Things that were too heavy for me to keep inside," he said. "Writing this account of my life, I got very close to my truth. And this is something worth celebrating."
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*Cry*

Monday, March 29, 2010

WAPI - For the love of Art and Jos.


























Poetry, Music, Drama, Film, Grafiti, Literature, Spoken words and more...

Featuring the very best of Nigerian Art - eLDee, Omawumi, Knighthouse, Kel, Lami, Linda Ikeji, Sage Hasson, Sage Hasson, Leony, Dipp, Provabs, Teeto, Ejay Black Magic and Airis.

Venue: Tribeca 82, Adetokunbo Ademola str., VI
Date: April 3rd
Time: 10 am to 4pm
Hosted by: Tosyn Bucknor

Home in Exile now showing @ the cinemas


























Home in Exile, the big budget film directed by Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen has berthed at the Cinemas nationwide, after a very colourful and well-attended premiere. Speaking on the success of the premiere and why he decided to storm cinemas with the film, Imasuen, with over 100 Nollywood movies to his credit, as a director, said the premiere was a pointer to the fact that Nollywood has fully bounced back. “Home in Exile, was shot last year and premiered first at the Odeon Cinema, London. The world premiere was graced by both Nollywood and Hollywood stars. We just had another well attended and star-studded premiere in Nigeria recently. The essence of the premiere was to allow Nigerians see this movie and know that there is no place like home. It’s our own little way of helping to rebrand and reposition the battered image of Nigeria. Parents and their children, especially those living abroad, have a lot to learn from this interesting movie”, he posited.
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Source: Azuh Amatus

Moscow Subway blast kills dozens

Two bomb blasts have rocked Moscow's metro system killing at least 37 people at the height of rush-hour today. The first attack blew up a train carriage at the station, killing people on board and others standing on the platform. Followed by a second explosion at Park Kultury in the southwest of the city.The metro stations were packed with commuters when the bombs went off.



Senate Screens Ministerial Nominees

















Senate began on Monday to screen Acting President Goodluck Jonathan's nominees for his new cabinet, whose rapid formation would ease political uncertainty in the nation.
Some of the nominees that have been screened are Fidelia Njeze, representing Enugu state and Adetokunbo Kayode of Ondo state.
The screening of former information minister, Professor Dora Akunyili, however elicited a lot of emotions from the senators.

Senator Alhaji Kanto Bello questioned Professor Dora Akunyili’s actions during the resolution that made Dr. Goodluck Jonathan Acting president as well as her comments regarding the president’s health and absence from office.

Her screening was cut short by the uproar elicited by the questioning and was subsequently adjourned to continue tomorrow.
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Source: Channelstv.com