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Saturday 24 October 2015

Up-close photos of new MBGN queen, Unoaku Anyadike

Unoaku Anyadike won the 2015 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria this evening. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Iraqi Shiite men cut their scalps with machetes during religious ritual

Iraqi Shiite men cut their scalps with machetes during the Ashura religious ritual in Najaf. More pics after the cut...

Obasanjo not involved in any accident- FRSC

There were reports this evening that former president Olusegun Obasanjo was involved in an accident along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway way. FRSC has released a statement discrediting the report. The statement as shared on their Facebook account above...

Photos: Bonang Matheba shares sexy swimwear photos

The sexy South African media personality shared the photos on instagram. More when you continue..

I will continue to miss my late wife, Stella – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he and his family will continue to miss his late wife, Stella Obasanjo who died after a botched surgery in Spain on October 23rd 2005. Obasanjo said this during the 10th memorial service for his late wife which held at the Chapel of Christ the Glorious King within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta yesterday October 23rd

Photos: APC members celebrate annulment of Wike's election

APC members in Rivers state dancing after the state election petition tribunal nullified Nyesom Wike's election. More photos after the cut...

Meet the 2015 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria queen (photos)

Unoaku Anyadike beat 36 other girls to emerge the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2015 in a contest that held this evening in Calabar. She's stunning and tall. Congrats to her and well done to Silverbird

Buhari sends delegation to Adamawa and Borno over yesterday's bomb attacks

Press statement from the presidency
President Buhari has sent a powerful delegation to two states, Adamawa and Borno States to condole with their governments and people over the increased bombing activity by Boko Haram terrorists, with a strong appeal to local populations to share in the responsibility for security in their surroundings.

Photos: Osinbajo, El Rufai hangout with Nigerians in London

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Kaduna state governor Nasir El Rufai who are currently in London for a function, today hung out with some Nigerians residing in England. They also had a meeting with staff of the Nigerian Commission in England. Continue to see photos...

Photos: OAP Uche Smith weds in Lagos

On-Air-Personality with Wazobia FM Uche Smith aka Cheche Smith got wedded to Deji Faremi,in Lagos today October 24th. Congrats to the couple. Continue to see more photos ..

Maldives Vice-President arrested, indicted for high treason in an alleged plot to assasinate the president

Maldives Vice-President Ahmed Adeev has been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to assassinate the President, Abdulla Yameen Gayoom.

According to the Police spokesman Ismail Ali, Ahmed Adeeb was arrested today Saturday Oct. 24th at the airport when he returned from an official visit to China, on suspicion of links to a blast on the presidential boat last month. 

Read this very inspiring Facebook post

Olorunfunmi Adebajo shared this inspiring story on Facebook on October 21 which happened to be her birthday. The post has so far shared over 150 times and garnered 1,830 Likes. It reads:
So on one of those days I hung my head and claimed life had ended for me, I walked past Gbolahan. He lives right across my house and was in class with one of my elder ones. I heard he was very brilliant but I've known him to be a chronic drunk for at least 15 years...His case was worse than a mad man. He'd drink 'ogogoro' all day, get beaten up and slapped by passersby, get hit by vehicles and then walk/shout all over the street all night. He barely slept and on the days he did, he would sleep in any 'maruwa' he finds parked behind my house. He practically had no life outside his bottle of gin. 

Deploy anti-bomb soldiers to all mosque in NE, Ben Bruce urges FG

Senator Ben Murray Bruce has urged the federal government to deploy anti bomb soldiers to all Mosques in the North East following recent attacks on some mosquse in Maiduguri and Yola.

I am still the Governor, I wll appeal Tribunals verdict- Wike

Nyesom Wike says despite the ruling by the state election petition tribunal annulling the April 11th election that brought him to power, he is still the state governor.

Two lecturers & students of Adamawa state Polytechnic victims of Yola suicide attack

Two lecturers of the Adamawa state Polytechnic and four students were victims of the bomb attack in Jambutu area in Yola, Adamawa state yesterday afternoon.

Rivers, Akwa-Ibom Tribunal Judgments Cannot Stand - PDP

PDP has described as unacceptable and bizarre the election tribunal verdicts in both Rivers and Akwa Ibom state. The Akwa Ibom state election petition tribunal few days ago had nullified the state governorship election in 18 Local governments and ordered a rerun. PDP's reaction is contained in a statement released this afternoon by its National Publicity secretary Olisa Metuh. Read after the cut..

Nigerians react to tribunal nullifying Wike's election

The Rivers state election petition tribunal this afternoon annulled the election of Nyesom Wike as governor of the state. The tribunal has ordered a rerun to be conducted in 90 days and Nigerians are having a field day over it. Continue to see more reactions...

Did Paris Jackson get married?

There are rumours that Michael Jackson's 17 year old daughter got married to her 18 year old soccer boyfriend Chester Castellaw. They haven't confirmed or denied it but she has added Castellaw to her last name. More photos after the cut....

Wike’s removal by tribunal “deadly blow to hooliganism” – APC

Press statement from APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Saturday’s judgement of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that overturned the election of Gov. Nyesom Wike of the PDP as a deadly body blow to impunity and hooliganism. In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the judgement has shown clearly that the era of impunity and hooliganism is over, and that the only way for elections to have legitimacy is for them to be free, fair and credible.

Tribunal sacks Wike as Rivers governor, orders rerun

The Rivers state election petition tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state today nullified Governor Nyesom Wike's election. The tribunal led by Justice Ambusa said the April 11 2015 election which brought Wike to power was marred by election fraud and violence. He ordered for a rerun election. The petition challenging Wike's election was filed by APC candidate, Dukuku Peterside

​WIN N500,000 from Skuki by posting a simple instagram video

Have you ever thought of what N500,000​ ($2500) could do for you just a few weeks to the end of the year? ​Here's the perfect opportunity to win big from music duo 'Skuki' as they have launched an Instagram contest.  The duo recently released a new single titled 'Forever' and its video directed by Adasa Cookey.. ​Watch Video after ...

Four female suicide bombers die after a failed attempt to attack Maiduguri today

Four Female suicide bombers lost their lives in a failed attempt to bomb Dala Yazaram community in Maiduguri today. This comes barely 24 hours after 55 people were killed in separate suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri in Borno state and Yola in Adamawa state.

Eyewitnesses say four female suicide bombers made an attempt to attack the area but one of them was arrested before she detonated the bomb on her. She later died. “Three people have been killed and many injured. One of the terrorists was arrested before she could detonate,” resident Shuaibu Umara, a security guard at a nearby NNPC petrol station, told AFP

Wait, Gov. Rochas named a government building after his daughter?

The current Imo state governor's first daughter is named Uloma Nwosu (nee Okorocha). She married one of his commissioners, Uche Nwosu in 2014. According to Chinedu Ozordi, the governor named a government building after his daughter. Chinedu shared the photo and wrote "In 2015 public building in Imo State is named after the daughter of the gov."

Preparing your body for pregnancy after 30

Found this interesting article on SandraRose. Read below if it concerns you...:-)
Women were not designed to get pregnant or give birth after age 30. That’s why there are more risks involved with childbirth after age 30. The reason women in their 40s have fertility issues is because the human body is not prepared for natural birth at that age.
But according to authors Christa Orecchio and Willow Buckley, women over 30 can give birth naturally by preparing their bodies before conception.

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Ladies, take a moment to swoon. Drake shares sexy pic

Drake, Drake, Drake! *Sigh*

Flood Control: Rivers State Govt begins demolition of structures on waterways

The Rivers State Government has commenced the demolition of structures which are impeding
the free flow of water along the creeks, canals and other waterways in the State. This move, according to the Rivers State Waste Management Agency became necessary to avert severe flooding which is already ravaging parts of the State occasioned by heavy rains across the country.

Petrol price to come down - VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that the government is working to reduce the price of petroleum products by encouraging and working with private refineries and reducing importation. Osinbajo, who is in the UK to sign the Nigeria-UK solar energy agreement, told Bloomberg in an interview...
"We are going to be unbundling the NNPC so that its various components are effective core centres and are able to do their business well. We are going to have private refineries at the site of the old refineries, so they can benefit from the available infrastructure. So, we think that in the medium term, we would be able to get cheaper pump price, pump price of oil would be cheaper because we would be importing far less refined petroleum. A lot of that will be produced locally.

Check out South Korea's suicide prevention program (photos)

South Korea has one of the highest suicide rates in the world and in a strange response to its growing suicide epidemic, bizarre 'death experience’ schools are being set up to teach depressed pupils to appreciate life again by showing them what it is like to be dead.

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Photos: Yomi Casual and some comedians enjoy a pool day

Looks like the city clothier is packing...:-). The designer and some of  his comedian friends including Elenu, Seyilaw and others enjoyed the pool at the intercontinental Hotel Lagos yesterday. See more pics after the cut...

Aurora movie theater shooter, James Holmes, assaulted in prison

The Colorado Department of Corrections has confirmed that an inmate , 27 year old Mark "Slim" Daniels,assaulted theater shooter James Holmes and a security officer in the highest security prison in the state.

Holmes was not injured, officials say but Daniels will be charged with assault on a correctional officer & an assault on Holmes, said Adrienne Jacobson, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Corrections.

‎Last of Yoruba 'horrible' twins (Ibeji Oran), Taiwo Osuolale has died

If you watch Yoruba movies, then you must be very familiar with them. After one year of his twin brother's passing, the other brother of Yoruba actors popular known as 'Ibeji Oran' has died. According to a LIB source, Taiwo died a few days ago and has been buried in his house at Owode along Ilesa, Osun State.

His twin brother, Kehinde died exactly one year ago, in October 2014. Both twins who starred in a popular Yoruba film 'Ide' were in their early 40's. He is survived by a daughter born to him by his ex-wife, Folake. May their souls rest in peace, amen.

CeeLo Green is engaged (photos)

The Grammy-winning singer CeeLo Green revealed he is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Shani James, he said he popped the question last year but managed to keep it a secret for this long. Cee Lo finally broke the news to People while filming a music video for his song "Work,"
"Truth be told, it's not something we wanted to promote," said the singer. "We're a collective power together because our private life is sacred. But you know what though, maybe it's time. Maybe it is time for the world to know that I have a very secure situation and a loving woman supporting me the entire way." he said

Looking for genuine deals? Log-on to TradersHub.net to buy or sell just about anything

Tradershub.net, a fast growing internet commerce company using classified ads, beckons on genuine buyers and sellers to transact secure businesses in the Nigeria market on its gateway. 

TradersHub.net enable genuine traders to post ads of their services including new or used products such as Smartphones, furniture, video games, apparel, accessories, consumer electronics, books, health and personal-care items, musical instruments, home essentials, sporting goods, tools, automotive items, toys, jewelleries, beauty products and watches for interested buyers. The portal play host to over 50,000 genuine visitors daily. 

WTH? How do you take someone's photo & pass it off as your mum? Lol

The conversation is hilarious. Some random chick posted this pic claiming this is her mum... a friend of the lady in the photo 'cced' her on twitter and asked if that wasn't her ...of course it was her and she flipped on the chick who shared her photo claiming her as her mum. See the convo after the cut...

Alleged thief apprehended at Festac Town (photos)

The alleged thief was caught last night in a shop in Festac, Lagos. According to eye witnesses, the young man entered the shop pretending to buy Lacasera. He was told the shop doesn't sell the drink and as he made to leave, he took a phone, unfortunately for him someone saw him take a handset from the shop. He was accosted immediately and given a proper beating. He admitted stealing, pleaded for forgiveness and returned it. The shop owner eventually called the police...

Graphic pics: Young man shot dead by alleged cultists at Imo State university yesterday

The young man, who is believed to be a student of the school, was shot dead at the university front gate yesterday by suspected cultists. They pursued him to the gate where he was gunned down and the gunmen fled. His body has since been taken away. See the pic after the cut..

Kylie Jenner steps out in see through dress

Kylie Jenner attended her friend's birthday party in LA in a sultry dress. Looks like she has things on but you can see her bare behind...More photos after the cut...

New video: Maleke - Erema ft Solidstar

Maleke unveils the visual of his hit single titled Erema featuring solidstar. Ace musician & comedian Maleke, who is also the current executive director to the Edo State Governor, comrade Adams Oshiomhole has continued to inspire the younger generation with his creativity and laudable achievements, including rendering humanitarian help as president Maleke Save a Soul foundation.

Nicki Minaj meets Meek Mill's Grand Ma

Nicki Minaj got to meet her beau's Grandma. Nicki Minaj said she was enamoured by her. You can see the resemblance between Meek and his Grand Mum.

Guess which Nigerian music star this is?

Who is this? Check after the cut to find out..

Stephanie Okereke Linus welcomes baby boy

Stephanie Okereke Linus just announced that she has given birth to a son. Congratulations!!!! The announcement after the cut...

Jack Daniels Abuja Barbecue & Grill Festival flavored by Jack Daniel's Post-Event

Nigerian Independence Day 2015 has come and gone, but the memories linger and rightly so too. The Abuja Barbecue & Grill Festival flavoured by Jack Daniel's took center stage at Harrow Park and it was a truly remarkable celebration. More photos after the cut...

Four women accused of witchcraft are stripped, tied up and burned by angry mob

Horrifying footage has emerged showing four women suspected of witchcraft being tortured, stripped, tied up and burned by an angry mob in Papua New Guinea.
The women were accused of sorcery after a young man fell ill in a village in Enga province in August.

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