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Saturday 21 April 2012

Photos from Stephanie Okereke and Linus Idahosa's wedding

Official wedding photos will be released by the couple in the coming days. Wishing them a happy married life!

Wedding photos: Actor Chidi Mokeme weds

The bride's name is Chinwe Olumba NOT Jane Oduah like we all initially thought. The couple married traditionally today at the bride's hometown of Umuduru Mbieri in Mbaitoli LGA, Imo State. Their church wedding is slated for next Saturday April 28th. Happy married life to them!

Win Four Tickets to Umoja Live in Lagos

I'll be giving out four tickets every other day from now till the show takes place on Sunday April 29th at Eko Hotel. To win today's tickets, here's your question
Umoja is the Swahili word for what?
The first four correct answers win the tickets. But remember, real names only, because you have to show an ID before you collect your ticket at Flytime office.

Umoja in Lagos: Taking place April 29th at the Expo Hall of Eko Hotel & Suites. Tickets: N5,000, 25,000.00 and from N500,000.00 for tables. Matinee Performance: 2pm. Evening performance:7pm. For table bookings, call: 08165025414 or 08165025419. Tickets sold at Eko Hotel, Silverbird Galleria, and Ozone Cinemas.

Final AMAA tickets winners

If you see your name in the list below, call this number 08069517540 to get your ticket. Remember, you need an ID to collect it. N.B: I didn't pick the winners, AMAA officials did. Congrats!

1. Pamela Ekwere
2. Sharon Charity Omodele
3. Ademola Olayinka
4. Oluwadamilola Oligbinde
5. Tunji Oduguwa
6. Omowunmi Ibiyooye
7. Ijeh Paul Ayemenre
8. Balogun Korede
9. Nwawueze Innocent
10.Margaret Omeike

Mass burial for victims of collapsed church building in Benue State

About 22 people died on Easter Eve Saturday April 8th at St Roberts Catholic Church in the village of Adamgbe, Benue State, after the pillars supporting the church building gave way and collapsed on worshipers during the Easter vigil mass. All victims were buried yesterday at the church premises. May their souls rest in peace...amen.

Ini Edo and Genevieve Nnaji enjoying Paris

The top actresses enjoying Paris yesterday. I hear Steph's wedding has started over there...I'm hoping to get photos...so stay tuned!

Up-coming actress puts up billboard for Tyler Perry

An up and coming actress, Racquel Bailey from New Jersey spent her last $1,500 to put a billboard on Campbellton Road near Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, pleading with the 'top film maker' to make her his next leading lady.

Go girl! that's the spirit. Even if she doesn't get a role from him...we now know her name! Mainstream media is now talking about her! $1.500 well spent!

Man kills son, mutilates wife (Photo)

You all remember the washerman, Henry Nnamdi, who killed his 1year old son, and burnt his wife with hot pressing iron after he accused her of having extra-marital affair with his father? Well, continue to see what he did to his wife, Mercy. *viewers discretion advised*

Fuel Subsidy Probe: Tambuwal Faces Impeachment Threat

                                                                       Tambuwal                                      Farouk Lawan
Culled from The Nation
Following Wednesday’s release of the report of the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the scandals surrounding the management of oil subsidy, an impeachment threat now hovers around the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal.
Chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee, Alhaji Farouk Lawan, is also facing threats from unnamed forces on account of the panel’s recommendations.
In its report, the committee had indicted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), oil marketers and others for unbecoming acts and asked them to refund a total sum of N1.07 trillion.
Continue reading...

Jude 'Engees' Okoye back in the day

He has really cleaned up! That's P-Square's older brother and video director, BTW

Friday 20 April 2012

Celebrities strut the runway at the Etisalat Masterbrand Launch

Damilola Adegbite                                        Eku Edewor
                                       Lynxxx                                                                    Munachi Abii
On April 05th 2012, one of Nigeria’s leading telecommunication giants Etisalat, launched its new brand communication campaign with an evening full of attitude, swag and style.

Celebrity models endorsed the Etisalat Masterbrand campaign by strutting their stuff on the runway. It was fashion on fire as Uti, Lynxxx, Muna, Alex Ekubo, Eva, Damilola Adegbite, Bryan Okwara, Eva Alordiah and many more lit the runway at the spectacular evening where it was definitely proven that Etisalat isn’t just a network, it’s also an attitude. More photos when you continue...

Plane crash in Pakistan kills 127 people

A Pakistani passenger plane today Friday April 20th crashed near the Chaklala airbase as it was trying to land in thunderstorm, killing all 127 people on-board.

The Boeing 737 belonging to Bhoja Airlines was traveling from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed due to very bad weather. A Pakistani aviation official said lightening might have caused the plane to catch fire and crash. A violent rain, wind and thunder storm was lashing the capital at the time of the crash, which occurred about 6:40 p.m. local time. RIP to the victims!

Hollywood actors Morris Chestnut and Rockmond Dunbar land in Nigeria for AMAA

                        Two Can Play That Game actor Morris Chestnut            Prison Break/Soul food actor Rockmond Dunbar

The actors arrived Nigeria this afternoon for the 2012 African Movie Academy Awards which will take place this Sunday April 22nd at Eko Hotel, Lagos.

Photo of the day

All these oyibo women coming here to marry our young fine men, make una mind unaselves o...lol *just kidding*

Tweet of the day

Lol at weed smoking butt! Awwww, she's so proud! :-)

Bishop Oyedepo faces N2billion lawsuit for slapping church member

Culled from Sahara Reporters
Popular pastor and founder of the Living Faith Christian Church International, David Oyedepo, will face a legal action for slapping a young lady during church service, last year.
Robert Igbinedion, a Lagos based lawyer, confirmed to Premium Times Friday that he had filed a suit, on behalf of the young lady, at the Ogun State High Court for the enforcement of the lady's fundamental rights to freedom from inhuman and degrading treatment, human dignity, fair hearing, and freedom from discrimination.
Mr. Igbinedion is seeking an award of N2bn as 'general and exemplary damages' against Mr. Oyedepo.
If a wrong is done to the young lady, she is bound to receive justice for that wrong," said Mr. Igbinedion, a Solicitor at Salus Populi Chambers.

Man kills son, mutilates wife over alleged infidelity

 A washerman, Henry Nnamdi, has allegedly killed his one-year-old son, Chukwuebuka, in order to spite his wife, whom he accused of having an extra-marital affair. Henry also used a hot pressing iron to burn his wife, Mercy, and stabbed her repeatedly in order to force her to confess to the allegation.

Check out Davido's tattoo

You like? :-)

Beyonce going back to school?

The super star singer was spotted on Wednesday April 18th entering an adult education center in New York, clutching a laptop computer...

Missile from a Nigerian Air Force jet accidentally hits building in PH

The incident happened early this morning at the Woji Area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Rivers State police commissioner told reporters that the jet was on routine maintenance at the NAF hangar in Port Harcourt when the missile accidentally took off and hit an uncompleted building a few kilometers away in Woji. Fortunately there was no death or injuries, just panic among residents.

How to beat the Nigerian heat and reduce generator running costs

From the makers of the fan...
We all know how terrible the electricity situation is, and how we have all become our own governements, providing our own water, and electricity. The only people smiling are the diesel and fuel marketers. Well here's some good news on how to beat the Nigerian heat and save some of the money spent on diesel and fuel. Get one of these long-lasting rechargeable fans. Once charged these fans can work without electricity for up to 7.5 hours.
Continue reading...

Genevieve, Monalisa, Ini Edo storm Paris for Stephanie Okereke's wedding

The superstar actresses are in Paris for Stephanie Okereke's wedding which will take place tomorrow. Photo taken this morning while having breakfast at their hotel.

Photos from the set of Afrocandy's up-coming movie. Oh dear...:-)

Afrocandy is a Nigerian singer and actress. If you want to know more about her...go to her FB page :-)

Doctors remove four extra limbs from baby born with six legs

I put up the story about this miracle baby born with six limbs a few days ago. Doctors at the National Institute of Child Health in Karachi Pakistan successfully operated on him and removed the four extra limbs, which was the result of a genetic disease.

D'banj signs with Mercury Records UK

According to its Wikipedia page, Mercury Records is a record label operating as a standalone company in the UK and as part of the The Island Def Jam Music Group in the US; both are subsidiaries of Universal Music Group... and it seems the Kokomaster is signed to the label as he was listed on their official website as one of their acts alongside international stars like Neyo, Rihanna, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi, U2 etc.

Nigeria's Next Supermodel '12, Season Six Presents "Shades of You"

The Nigeria’s next supermodel was conceived by Joan Okorududu in 2007 after she came back to Nigeria from ford model search with Lexy Mojo, she decided to start a model search called Nigeria’s next supermodel which in essence is to join Nigeria with the rest of the world to find Nigeria’s next super model in a reality TV show.

For Over six years the show has gained unprecedented recognition locally and internationally with previous sponsors like Dark and Lovely, Power Horse, Bank of Industry, L’Oreal Paris, Swarovski Austria, Hardly Apartment and first group. Series of success has been recorded from past editions of NNSM with models been featured on major fashion weeks around the world.

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