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Saturday 6 December 2014

Photos: D'banj looking stylish as he dines with BBA housemates

D'banj is going into the BBA House later this evening to dine with the Housemates. He will be performing at the Big Brother Africa Finale tomorrow night. See more photos after the cut...

New Music: Samantha - Christmas Jingle

Samantha Olumeka is one of Abuja's ace musicians who has been out of the music scene for sometime now. She was born in the late 80s and hails from Delta state (kwale). The current face of Mariyo fashion Nut had to go on a music break so she could further her studies. As Xmas approaches Samantha drops 'Christmas jingle' produced by Mekoyo. Also expect a collaboration with Nigeria's fast rising artiste Brown Shuga. Listen to the song after the cut...

After 12 productive years, Abike Dabiri-Erewa bows out gracefully

When the Lower House of the National Assembly House opens for business in the next dispensation, one of its most vociferous voices and most influential personalities will be missing from the crowd.

After spending 12 productive years in the House of Representatives, Hon. Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa has decided to gracefully bows out, as she will not be returning to the House ..

Pics: Mum shocks midwives as she gives birth to 14pound baby girl

According to the UK Daily Mail, a pregnant mother who thought she was expecting a small seven pound baby ended up giving birth to a daughter who tipped the scales at huge 14 pounds.

Alisha Hernandez of Alamosa in southern Colarado went into labor on Monday and gave birth to Mia Yasmin Garcia by caesarean section at the San Luis Valley Hospital. But Miss Hernandez and midwives who helped deliver the baby were shocked when baby Mia arrived looking a lot larger than they first thought she would be.

Some photos from The Experience Lagos event

Stephanie Okereke and husband Linus Idahosa spotted at the biggest gospel music concert in Nigeria, The Experience event, which held at TBS Lagos last night. See some photos after the cut...

Aww...Kate Henshaw loses PDP primary election

The actress who contested for the House of Rep Calabar Municipal/Odukpani 2015 ticket under PDP lost out during the party's primaries which held today across Cross Rivers state..

OMO Very Merry Christmas Family Costume Contest

The Fun doesn’t ever stop on these streets! In this amazing spirit of Christmas, Nigeria’s leading detergent, Omo Fast Action has decided to delight her loyal consumers again in the OMO Very Merry Christmas Family Costume Contest.

Omo is calling on all fans to upload a picture of themselves and kids (no matter the age) in their family costume on the Omo Facebook app at https://a.pgtb.me/fw12Qk

Chris Brown announces he's single again, Karrueche mocks him on Twitter

Guess the Sevyn Streeter story is true, even though Chris Brown went on record to deny he slept with her, describing her as a sister. OK, Chris, we hear you! Anyway, Chris blacked out on Karrueche last night at the Power 106 Cali Christmas concert in LA. He told the audience that he was a single man again. He said..."Ladies scream if you're single...well I'm single too. F*ck that b*tch." lol

A few hours later Karrueche tweeted mocking Chris (above). We all know its a matter of time before they get back together. See the Chris Brown video after the cut...

Photo of arrested Boko Haram men?

This twitter user claims the picture shows arrested members of Boko Haram ...they look foreign

My relationship with Fashola is intact - Bola Tinubu writes

Below is a press statement from the office of former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu...
For a while now, I have noticed and read many published political stories on Lagos politics in particular and the personalities involved that are either concerted, unsubstantiated, pure conjectures or outright falsehood. In this instance, I reference a recent story ran by a major newspaper concerning my successor and me. There is no doubt political charlatans and enemies are at work fueling unnecessary rumour and insinuations and seeking to drive a wedge in an otherwise cordial and respectful political relationship. My relationship with Governor Fashola remains cordial both at the personal level and at the level of commitment to ensuring Lagos State remains on the path of political stability, growth and development.

Photos: Ashanti stuns in black gown at Nascar Awards in Vegas

Ashanti wore this lovely black gown which showed her perfect body to the Nascar Awards which held in Vegas yesterday...

New Video: Math Dolce - Rock N Roll (Directed by Godfather)

Matthew Onuoha...a.k.a "Math Dolce" .The Nigerian born Afro-Hip artist based in Italy. Originally from the eastern heart land, started his musical career playing the drums and singing backup vocals for his band. All in the quest to further develop himself and his music, he traveled to Italy to study music & the performing arts, therefore giving his musical style a cultural blend of both countries

Jailbreak in Minna, 270 inmates freed, weapons stolen

Unknown gunmen stormed the Minna Medium Prison yard in Niger state around 4:30 this evening. They broke into the prison cells and set free about 270 inmates.

According to reports, the gunmen over powered the Prison officials and then broke into the prison's armory where they stole some weapons and bullet proof vests. This will be the second jail break in Nigeria in the last one week. One happened in Ekiti state on Monday December 1st.

See what waist cinchers has done to this Ghanaian lady's body

Ghanaian actress and socialite Princess has a body to die for. She's got a great figure, but made more incredible by waist trainers that make her waist so so tiny. See more photos after the cut...

Nollywood movie producer Emem Isong weds

The traditional wedding ceremony of Nollywood movie producer Emem Isong is going on in Akwa Ibom as you read this. Emem is marrying her Cameroonian beau Akama Misodi. They already had their court wedding a few weeks ago. Ini Edo shared this pic from their wedding on instagram. See more pics after the cut...

Ghanaian pastor kicks & steps on the stomach of a pregnant woman

The founder of Ghana-based International God's Way Church, a man that goes by the name pastor Daniel Obinim is in trouble once again after a video of him stepping and kicking the stomach of a pregnant woman in his church surfaced this week.

The video shows the man speaking in tongues as he kicks the woman said to be suffering some kind of ailment...he was trying to cure of it. Imagine! This is the same pastor who was arrested & charged for using offensive weapons on his congregation and at one time was accused and charged for sleeping with one of his pastor's wife.

Daniel Obimin has been described as a false prophet by so many people but this hasn't stopped his follower from following blindly. See the video after the cut...and cringe...

Saro The Musical returns this December to rock Lagos for 6 days!

As the city of Lagos prepares for the highly anticipated return of Saro: The Musical, we are very excited to share some very exciting inside scoop on this year's shows! As part of the vision to improve last year's outing, this year's shows will see huge and exciting changes, all in a commitment to produce the best experience for our audience. 

In that spirit, we are excited to announce some new additions to this year's Saro cast! This Christmas, joining the already amazing cast and crew of Saro the Musical will be prolific actor Gideon Okeke, celebrated television show host Dolapo Oni, and revered movie veteran Bimbo Manuel.

Perfect for some Naija babes...lol

A place in Beverly Hills California where you can go from dark skinned to yellow pawpaw in a matter of days...lol

South African and American hostages murdered in Yemen

A British-born American photojournalist and a South African teacher held by Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen were killed today during a failed U.S.-led rescue attempt. The raid was ordered by President Barack Obama because he feared imminent danger to the reporter.

Al-Qaeda had initially posted a video online threatening to kill photographer Luke Somers (pictured above). American forces in conjunction with Yemeni ground troops then launched a second rescue attempt.

Nigerian military seizes arms-laden Russian plane bound for Chad

Premium Times is reporting that a Nigeria military has intercepted a Russian plane loaded with large amount of arms and ammunition, bound for neighbouring Chad.

A security source told PT that the plane was seized early today Saturday Dec. 6th at the Aminu Kano International Airport.

The aircraft, which was headed for N’djamena, the capital of Chad, landed in Kano at about 2a.m. Nigerian time, the source said. All crew members of the aircraft have been detained by Nigerian forces. (Source - Premium Times)

Lekki Husbands part 2 - by Etcetera

Etcetera comes back with part 2 of this controversial topic...lol. Enjoy...
Shade, are you ok? Now you are beginning to sound like that your yeye friend that they say slept with a former vice president and paid dearly for it. I heard she spent all the money she got from him on treatments afterwards.
‘Hahaha Valerie, Valerie! you sef no dey forget something?’
‘But truth be told, I have warned all my friends including you, to try and stay away from politicians especially now that election is around the corner.

New Video!! Tee queue Koboko and Selfie

Tinimash Entertainment recording artist Adetokunbo Ojikutu (Tee queue) has released the video for double hits ! Koboko video and Selfie for the festive period. The track is a mix of comic lyrics, melodious chorus and the beat from producer Steine Beat and directed by the super duper director HG2. Listen and download the tracks from the links below...

Mario Balotelli charged by English FA over 'racist' instagram post

Is what he posted (left) racist though? English FA seem to think so. Liver Pool striker striker Mario Balotelli has been charged by the Football Association for posting an image of the Nintendo character, Super Mario on instagram and writing "jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a jew”
Just a few hours after Balotelli posted it on December 1, many people said they found it offensive and accused him of Racism and Antisemitism. 
Balotelli deleted the image after it caused a lot of controversy, denied the accusations of racism and then issued an apology on Facebook to people who found the pic offensive...

Over 10 soldiers died during the Ashaka, Gombe state terror attack-DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says over 10 soldiers lost their lives during the Boko Haram attack at Ashaka town in Gombe state on Thursday December 4th.

In a statement released yesterday, the Defence headquarters said many Boko Haram members were also killed. Find the statement as posted on their website below
Terrorists fleeing Ashaka on Thursday managed to retrieve 3 truckloads full of their dead members following the defeat & heavy casualty they suffered after a fierce battle with troops in the area. The terrorists who had come in large number with heavy equipment & convoy of over 30 vehicles & a number of motor cycles, were on a mission to take control of Ashaka town, after they had operated in Bajoga & environ in Gombe state.

Boko Haram will not stop if Jonathan is re-elected - Gov Okorocha

Governor of Imo state and a presidential aspirant of the APC, Chief Rochas Okorocha, says that the reign of terror by Boko Haram members in Nigeria will not stop if President Jonathan is re-elected President in 2015.

According to Sahara Reporters, Chief Okorocha said this in Akure Ondo state while campaigning for votes for the party's Presidential primaries which holds next week Wednesday December 10th
“If President Jonathan wins the forthcoming election Boko Haram would never stop and if PDP has what it takes to stop this carnage they would have done it a long time ago" he said.

Angel Twani Unveils Her New Music Video Wansan (fine woman)

Angel Twani is an Abuja based Soul, R&B, and Afro artist and hails from Taraba State. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Nasarawa State University Keffi & a Diploma in Marketing and University of Jos. 

Her latest video and single Wansan - (which means Fine Woman) which also featured Nollyhood actor, Bobby Michaels as Prince in the video is dedicated to uphold the beauty and strength of the African Woman, as been a hit so far, enjoying airplay especially in Abuja and the Nothern part of Nigeria, the video is directed by Stanz Visuals. 

Photos: Taylor Swift pictured kissing super model Karlie Kloss

Or maybe they're not kissing but whispering something into each others ears? That looks like kissing to me though...lol. The country singer turned pop singer was photographed making out with her bff Victoria Secret model, Karlie Kloss at a concert in New York on Thursday December 4th.

In the photos, Taylor and Karlie cuddled close to each other on a balcony as they enjoyed indie rock band The 1975's show in NYC before turning to each other to smooch for a few seconds. Someone took a pic and shared it online.

Taylor's management has since laughed off the lesbian report...but knowing Hollywood...o possible!

Armed robbers chased Oritsefemi’s Range Rover SUV to crash

Oristsefemi's management has released a press statement regarding the crash of the new Range Rover Evogue he got from his record label less than a week ago. They said armed robbers caused the SUV to crash. Find the statement below...
Unknown Armed Robbers have chased Oritsefemi’s Range Rover SUV to crash early Saturday morning, 6th December 2014 on Ikorodu Road, Lagos.
“The incident happened we were going to finish up a meeting my traveling arrangement today with Big Brother Africa’s officials in order to perform at the grand finale of the event in South Africa on Sunday 7th.

Comedian Wale Gate shades Burna Boy...lol

Yesterday, Burna Boy posted the pic on the right on his instagram page showing his bling and wrote that he's wearing someone's rent on his neck. Well, comedian Wale Gates has something to say about it. How boring will my work be without drama? Lol. See another tweet after the cut...

Pres Jonathan sacks Prison's Comptroller General, appoints a new one

President Jonathan has sacked the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Prison Service, Alhaji Aminu Suleh and replaced him with  Dr Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu (pictured above). Mr Saleh's sack comes five days after the Ekiti state jail break in which over 400 inmates escaped. About 200 inmates were later re-captured.

Mr Ekpendu who was until his appointment a deputy Comptroller General (Administration) is from Imo state.

EL-Jay $10,000.00 Giveaway to do the 'Money Dance'

New music sensation El - Jay who has been called the next big thing in Nigerian music is at it again with something sizzling hot for his upcoming new hit single - Money Dance. El- Jay will giveaway the cash prize of $10,000.00 in the next coming weeks to the best video dance routine to his upcoming single 'Money Dance' and the opportunity to feature in the Money Dance video that would be shot in Dallas, Texas - USA. 

Another unarmed black man shot dead after police mistook his pill bottle for gun

A Phoenix  white police officer on Tuesday December 2nd, shot dead Rumain Brisbon, a 34 year old father of four, after he mistook Brisbon's pill bottle for a gun. 

According to Phoenix police report, Brisbon was suspected of peddling hard drugs. Following a tip-off, he was approached by a 30 year old white police cop to asked him to come down from his Cadillac SUV for a search which he agreed to.

According to the police version of events, while coming down from his vehicle, Brisbon was said to have 'appeared to be removing something' from the rear seat. The officer instructed him to show his hands but instead Brisbon placed one or both hands in his waistband area before fleeing to a nearby apartment building. 

Photos: Singer Oritsefemi crashes his new Range Rover Evogue?

Looks like the brand new Range Rover Evoque singer Oritsefemi got from his record label on Nov. 30th has been damaged beyond repair in a ghastly accident. The singer shared the pic of the damaged Range on his instagram early this morning, only writing "Oh My God!"

He has since deleted the pics. That car is like N12/13million...and it's gone?

Celebrity designer/stylist Abbyke Domina releases new pics as she turns a year older

Celebrity fashion designer Abbyke Domina, who recently won the ELOY Awards as Stylist of the Year 2014, releases new lovely photos of herself as she adds a year older today. Happy birthday to her. More pics after the cut...

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