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Thursday 31 December 2015

Kendall Jenner & Harry Styles put on an intimate display in St Barts

Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles have fueled rumours of a reconciliation after they were pictured holidaying on a yacht in St Barts today. She was captured putting on an intimate display with the One Direction band member on a luxury yacht. The two dated casually in 2014. See more pics after the cut

Nollywood Actor Charles Okocha recuperating in Hospital (Photo)

Nollywood Actor Charles Okocha, who was hit by stray bullet and rushed to an Emergency Room, is recovering and out of danger now. According to colleagues who visited him, the bullet(s) were removed successfully.

The Address Hotel in Dubai gutted by fire (photos)

The Address Downtown Dubai hotel near the worlds tallest building ( Burj Khalifa) was gutted by fire this evening. At least 16 people were injured after a huge blaze broke out from the 20th floor of the hotel. This happened hours before New Year’s Eve fireworks was supposed to start at the nearby Burj Khalifa. Guests at the hotel have been evacuated and fortunately no life was lost even though the fire spread very quickly.

A witness said it went from just a small fire at the foot of the building, shot up to the middle and the top of the building in five minutes. That didn't stop the fire work celebration nearby though.

A good samaritan got a wheelchair for the physically challenged Kano girl. See the huge smile on her face!

A good samaritan moved by Rahma's story gifted her a wheelchair. Before the gift, she was moved around in a plastic bowl...now she has her own wheelchair. Another photo after the cut...

Photos of 19-year-old young girl with half a body in Kano State who begs for alms

According to a photojournalist Sani Maikatanga who posted the photos on Instagram, her name is Rahma Haruna, a resident of Lahdin Makole village, Kano. She has no functional limbs and arms. Her brother carries her around in a plastic bowl to beg for alms. Another pic after the cut...

J.Lo stuns on the cover of American Way Magazine

Singer and actress J.Lo looks stunning on the January 2016 cover of American Way Magazine.

Read President Buhari's New year message to Nigerians

Read below...
Welcome to the beginning of a New Year of the continuation of CHANGE in our beloved nation. I am aware that Nigerians have experienced a number of significant hardships over the past months. Living in the State House has not alienated me from your daily sufferings. I am aware of the lengthy queues at fuel stations and of the difficulties businesses have faced in acquiring foreign exchange.

Not in my time will the senate spend N47bn on cars- Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has denied allegations that the senate is planning to spend N47 billion for car purchase. President Buhari during his media chat yesterday alleged that the senate was planning to spend the said money on cars but said he won't allow it.

The Atimoh Odili Foundation goes all out for Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Persons

The 19th of December 2015 will forever be rembered as an epochal moment for residents of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in New Kuchingoro, a suburb in Abuja. The Atimoh Odili Foundation (AOF), as part of its philanthropic gestures donated gift items and relief materials to the residents of this camp made up of mostly women and children ravaged by the scourge of war in the North East.

Can you tell why this house is called 'Britain's naughtiest house'?

The house, located on 4 Kinnell street, has been put on sale by the owner Chris Frear because the owner wants someone with more humour to live in the house dubbed 'Britain's rudest and naughtiest house. Can you guess why it's Britain's naughtiest house? Has something to do with the address.. Lol!

Talk to Toyin Aimakhu about mariage on her page in 2016 and get blocked

Her fans haf all hear...

See the racy pic Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika shared on Instagram, her tips to ladies is even more interesting

Knyan socialite and model, Vera Sidika practically left nothing to the imagination in a super racy green thong she shared on Instagram. Her tips to ladies is even racier. Check that out after the cut...

Rwanda president Paul Kagamer and wife dance to Ketchup's Pam Pam

See video of President of Rwanda and his First Lady dancing to Pam Pam, a single by Nigeria's Dancehall star Ketchup. Watch after the cut...

South African king sentenced to 12yrs in prison for cruelty towards his subjects

South African king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has been sentenced to 12-years in prison for arson, kidnap and assault of his subjects. King Dalindyebo handed himself over to the Mthatha Correctional Center in Eastern Cape province minutes before midnight on Wednesday, December 30, after failing in an 11th-hour bid to evade incarceration by seeking a retrial or a presidential pardon.

Photo: It's easier to operate in Ghana than Nigeria-Robbery suspect confesses

Read Statement from the Rapid Response Squad
A robbery suspect and ex–convict, Wasami Dennis, 32, was arrested by operatives of the RRS in his hideout in Agbole Orile in Lagos. He confessed that it was easier for him to operate in Ghana than Nigeria because Ghanaian are not security conscious like Nigerians. This trans-border robbery suspect hails from Abraka town, Delta State. He was released almost a year ago from Kirikiri prison after he was convicted for a break-in-and-run robbery incidence in Festac, Lagos, Nigeria.

Deadly counterfeit alcoholic drinks flood UK shops ahead of new year festivities

Trading Standards, UK, is warning party goers about counterfeit alcohol containing lethal chemicals that can cause vomiting and in some cases, death. Drinks containing toxins including chloroform, anti-freeze and ethyl acetate have been found in counterfeit bottles of alcohol across the country, Trading Standards has warned.

D'banj gets his 2015 Porsche car from Slot endorsement (photos)

Nice ride. More photos after the cut...

Photo: Rwandan pastor sentenced to life imprisonment for genocide crimes

A Rwandan pastor accused of leading and coordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda's 1994 genocide has been jailed for life, Rwanda's high court said on Wednesday, December 30.

An estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed by dominant Hutu forces in the genocide in 100 days.

LoudNProudLive Series: #LuxuryEdition happening today at Maison Fahrenheit

NMO Management in association with Maison Fahrenheit presents; LoudNProudLive Series:  #LuxuryEdition. Frank Oshodi + Friends NYE Fashion & Beauty Live Music Edition'

Date: Thursday 31st December‎ 2015. Venue: Maison Fahrenheit; 80 Adetokunbo Ademola St, VI, Lagos. Fashion meets Live Music meets the New Year at Maison Fahrenheit.

Davido opens up more on his fight with his babymama, apologizes to Dele Momodu

Davido tweeted an apology to Dele Momodu few minutes ago and also opened up more on his fight with his babymama Sophia Momodu. Continue...

BH attacks: Borno govt restricts movement from Dec 31st till Jan 2nd

In a bid to stop any possible attack by Boko Haram members during the New Year celebration, the Borno state government has announced the restriction of vehicular movement as from 5.00pm Thursday 31st December 2015, to 6.00am on Saturday 2nd January 2016.

Buhari’s presidency a misadventure for Nigerians, he remains a dictator – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the return to power of President Mohammadu Buhari as a misadventure for Nigerians, calling on the international community, especially organisations like the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU) to focus their attention on human rights abuses and contempt for the rule of law in Nigeria in 2016.”

Cat owner shocked after straying pet cat returns home with touching note on it's collar

A cat owner shared a story on Reddit of how her friend's pet cat came back home with a touching note attached to it's collar. When pets go wandering, no one knows what they get up to, but one cat owner has had a window into her feline's daily travels. Read the story after the cut...

New music: Yung6ix - For Example - featuring Stoneboy

KKTBM hip-hop titan Yung6ix enlists BET "Best African Act" winner Stonebwoy for his new single titled 'For Example". The E-Kelly produced banger follows-up Yung6ix's smash hit, 'Blessings' featuring Oritse Femi, which is currently anthem across Africa.

Photos: NEMA welcomes 2 newborn babies in Adamawa IDP camps

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) welcomed newborn babies during the holidays. The babies were born on December 27 and 30th.

Photos: Car burst into flames on 3rd mainland bridge

A car suddenly burst into flames while it was being driven on Third mainland bridge. Passersby tried but couldn't put out the fire. See what happened to the car after the cut.

“Media Chat Exposed Buhari’s Undemocratic Character”- PDP

Read the press statement from PDP below... 
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s responses at the Wednesday Presidential Media Chat were not only embarrassing but also further exposed his undemocratic character as an unrepentant tyrant who has no regard for the rule of law and the self-worth of Nigerian citizens.

Skeletal remains found in a shallow grave in Soweto confirmed as that of a girl who went missing three years ago

South African police on December 17, uncovered a human skull and bones buried in a shallow grave in the backyard of a house in Phiri, Soweto where a missing University of Johannesburg student Palesa Madiba was last seen alive. A police officer at the Moroka police station said he received a call in the early hours of that day about a buried body in the house. There, they found a grave in the house and bricks that was laid on top of the body.

NDLEA arrests female drug trafficker recruited via Facebook

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested 37-year-old Uju Gloria Ezeabata pictured left, with 1.325kg of methamphetamine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja, Lagos. According to a report by The Nation, investigations by the anti-drug agency showed that Uju, who was recruited on facebook, was taking the drug to Malaysia. The cartel’s suspected leader, Philip Maduabuchi Akpaka, 39, was also arrested.

Win N300,000 in 'No Yawa' competition

Win three hundred thousand naira
1 follow kamali _ojukwu_ on IG
2_upload a video of yourself singing the "no yawa" chorus .
3_the person with the most likes per week gets any recharge card of his or her choice network .
4 The person with the most likes on his video at the said date "Jan 30th " wins the cash sum of 300 thousand naira. Courtesy of K.O.J entertainment in partnership with j.o ojukwu and sons .

'They forced us to pray before raping us, to them we were animals' ISIS rape survivor reveals

An ISIS rape survivor has revealed the terrible fate she suffered at the hands of the ruthless terrorist organization. Nadia Murad Basee Taha, 21, from the Northern Iraqi town of Sinjar was captured in her home and sold as a sex slave to ISIS militants who considered her as an infidel and did whatever they wished with her body. Speaking at Cairo University in Egypt, she told students:

Lai Mohammed say troops have largely met the december deadline to end insurgency

Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigerian troops have largely met the December deadline given by President Buhari to end insurgency in Nigeria. He said this at a meeting with editors in Lagos yesterday December 30th.
“In a few days, the deadline issued by President Muhammadu Buhari to the military to defeat Boko Haram will expire. Without equivocating, I will repeat what I said that has sparked a firestorm: Our gallant military has largely met the deadline!

Photo: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un cries at funeral of trusted aide

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un showed rare public emotion as he openly cried at the funeral of his most trusted aide, Kim Yang-Gon. Kim touched the face of his late comrade and confidant during his state funeral today, describing him as a 'close comrade-in-arms whom nobody can replace'.

3 Nigeria men arrested in India for allegedly gang raping teen girl

Three Nigerian men have been arrested by Indian police for allegedly gang raping a 19 year old Indian girl in West Delhi's Uttam Nagar area. The three alleged rapists are pictured sitting on the ground in the pic above and surrounded by police...

Brazilian team offer Jose Mourinho new job, promise to pay him monthly with food hampers..lol

Jose Mourinho is currently in Brazil following his dismissal from Chelsea, and one club in the country is trying to poach the former Chelsea coach. Ibis Sport Club, known as the ‘worst team in the world’ after they set a world record back in the 1980s for the most number of matches (55) without a win, have now offered the former Chelsea who was earning £10million per year at Chelsea, a 2-year contract which includes a monthly payment of a food hamper, bonuses for each game lost, a wage increase every time the team is thrashed.

Car stolen at gun point

If seen please contact the nearest police station

Tweet of the day!


Juliet Ibrahim Foundation surprise patients at the Manna Mission Hospital

After hearing that some patients at the Manna Mission could not afford their bills thereby spending the Christmas at the hospital, the Juliet Ibrahim Foundation took it upon itself to surprise the less privilege before the New Year. (Juliet Ibrahim and Emmanuel Ikubese pictured above)

Fabolous gives his 7yr old son 2 Rolex watches worth $34,000 as Christmas gifts

The rapper's 7 year old son, Johan, got spoiled for Christmas. He got two Rolex wrist watches worth $34,000 from his rapper dad. Faboulous bought Johan a $21,500 26mm 18,000 yellow gold Presidential model which had a diamond dial, and a $12,500 26mm two tone Datejust timepiece.

9pm - Turn me on

This is a sponsored post. Read the press release below...
9PM is a musical duo made up of timothy Peters aka Teebawse ( 25), and Richmond Quarshie Atoprah aka Jay Marni (23). Timothy is a graduate of computer science from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma in Edo state. The first child of 3 boys hails from Esan West LGA in Edo State.

Read FFK's reaction to Buhari's media chat


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