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Friday, 28 February 2014

Pictures- Ooni of Ife's Daughter Princess Oluwaseyi Marries Olanrewaju Odeyemi

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The Oni of Ife Oba Okunade Sijuade’s daughter,Princess Oluwaseyi Sijuade, has gotten married in an elaborate wedding that was attended by the high and mighty when she wedded her man, Olanrewaju Odeyemi at the St Paul Anglican Church Ayegbaju, Ile-Ife in Osun state on Saturday February 8th.

There were a lot of personalities like Chief Anthony Anenih, the Minister of State for the FCT, Jumoke Akinjide, Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, and others

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Darey Art-Alade, Dede Mabiaku, Nneka Emerge as Nigerian Idol judges…..As Femi Kuti , Yinka Davies, Jeffry were dropped

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Femi Kuti, Yinka Davies and Jeffrey Daniel who were judges in the first season of the Nigerian Idol reality TV show won’t be coming back for this year’s show .

As new judges were recently unveiled at the Rhapsody Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos .

The new judges for this year’s edition of Nigerian Idol includes RnB singer Darey Art-Alade, Dede Mabiaku, Nigerian-German singer Nneka , were unveiled as new judges for the TV show and the IllRymz will be returning as the host of the show.

Also , past winners; Yeka Onka, Moses Obi-Adigwe and Mercy Chinwo will be making guest appearances on the show

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 Past winners – Yeka Onka, Moses Obi-Adigwe & Mercy Chinwo, with host IllRymz

Singer Jaywon Signs Deal With PZ’s CoolWorld

 Jaywon with a PZ Executive. The singer has signed a deal with PZ CoolWorld 

Kennis Music singer Jaywon has signed a deal with PZ Cussons Company.

The Kogi State born singer’s deal with CoolWorld Electrical Retail Stores, the retail business unit of PZ Cussons Company was confirmed by the singer’s manager Shola Ijanusi.

‘As part of PZ Cool World Nigeria Valentines gift to their customers, they will be using Jaywon’s song ‘This Year’ for their promotional jingles as well as performances in and out of Lagos, Shola said

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Nicki Minaj’s Wig Maker Drags Her to Court

nicki minaj, photo: ALBERTO REYES/Wenn

Nicki Minaj is being sued for $30 million by her ex-wig maker/hair stylist, Terrence Davidson.
On February 21, Davidson filed a suit against Minaj in Atlanta claiming that the singer/rapper breached their deal and went ahead to sell his products on her website.

Speaking to CNN, Davidson and his attorney, Christopher Chestnut, said the rapper now markets and sells Davidson’s wig on her website with the accrued money going into her purse, ‘I see these wigs onlinePeople are basically duplicating what I created for Nicki Minaj,’ said Davidson.

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Sosoliso Aircrash Survivor, Kechi Okwushi's Message to President Jonathan

Kechi Okwushi, one of the students who survived the 2006 Sosoliso Aircrash crash is now a big girl and in this YouTube video asked the president to do the needful in the Aviation sector

PHOTOS: Comedian Elenu And Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Comedian Elenu and his beautiful wife Chinwe are now proud parents of a baby boy.

They welcomed a son this afternoon, Feb 28 (Nigerian time) at San Ramon Regional Medical Centre in California, USA.

Davido Signs Artiste Danagog to HKN

Danagog has been signed by Davido's HKN on a 4-year deal.
Danagog has been signed by Davido’s HKN on a 4-year deal.

Davido’s record label, HKN, has officially signed upcoming Singer, Danagog.

The signing, which took place on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, will see the artiste call the label home for the next four years. He also signed a management deal with Twenty20 Media, headed by Davido’s manager, Kamal Ajiboye.

The Lagos-based act has been friends with HKN for sometime, and many had speculated a signing was on the way.

Meanwhile, Davido took to twitter to congratulate Danagog, saying, ‘Congrats to @DANAGOG_HKN and @B_RedHKN on ur new signing to the Label and management!!! This year will be great for y’all Amen! HKN!!’

Danagog started his career in 2004 but did not get mainstream attention until 2007 when he released the minor hit ‘Who be that guy’. He is the son of the first female deputy speaker in Nigeria.

Danagog is expected to release his first official single ‘Pelumo’ produced by Shizzi.

See pictures of Danagog signing the contract below

The Aboderin Family Hosts 30th Memorial For Father

The Aboderins will be having a big party starting from today in remembrance of their late dad, Chief Olu Aboderin, the founder of Punch Newspaper. The celebration will start today, Feb. 28, 2014 in Ibadan, Oyo State where the family will be commissioning a block of classrooms in his honour. 

A reception will also be held at Punch headquarters, KM 14, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Magboro after the commissioning for about 3000 guests who will be wearing the widely distributed Daviva Ankara prints for the special occasion. A grand party will also be hosted by the family tomorrow, March 1, 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, to round up the whole event.  Chief Olu Aboderin died after a brief illness, in London in 1984 at 50.

Policeman Torture Driver, Handcuff Him For Disrespecting Him

Falomo Road. Inset: Obinna

A cab driver operating on Falomo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State, has said a Deputy Superintendent of Police, identified simply as Okon, assaulted and chained him to a rail for allegedly disrespecting him.

The cab driver, who identified himself as Obinna, claimed he was tied to a rail that was used to guard a pumping machine in the Falomo Police Hospital for over one hour and pummelled by another policeman on Okon’s instruction.

He added that the torture left him hospitalised.

Obinna, who has been discharged from the hospital, told our correspondent on Thursday that it took the intervention of an unidentified superior police officer for him to be released.

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Girl Strips & Fights A Guy Over Money After He Refused To Pay Her After Bedroom Show

This so called big girl threw caution to the wind recently and engaged a guy in a bitter street fight for failing to pay her the agreed money after their "wonderful" bedroom activity. 
 See things in the video below...

Atiku Abubakar Condemns NTA for airing Centenary Celebrations

Are they not the same? During Atiku's time as VP, was it different from now?

More of his tweets  below

Photos Of President Jonathan Welcoming World Leaders For Nigeria’s Centenary Celebration

British Minister of F/Office, Africa & C'wealth Mark Simmonds presenting a letter from the Queen. @abati1990
British Minister of F/Office, Africa & C’wealth Mark Simmonds presenting a letter from the Queen
President Goodluck Jonathan welcomed politicians from around the world who arrived in Abuja for Nigeria’s centenary celebration. In his twitter, presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati has shared pictures of Jonathan with a number of guests. 

Please of what importance is this Centenary Celebration? Boko Haram is wrecking havoc everywhere, yet the Presidency is celebrating centenary. 1st October, we'll celebrate independence again. What a country.

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Daystar Christian Centre Graduates 397 Young Entrepreneurs For Free

Keeping to its vision of raising role models in the society, Daystar Christian Centre held a memorable graduation ceremony for the 13th set of the Daystar Skill Acquisition Programme (DSAP) at the church's Main Auditorium, Plot A3C, Ikosi Road, Oregun Ikeja, Lagos

A total of 397 Young Nigerians were graduated by the Daystar Skill Acquisition Programme on Friday February 14, 2014.

It was a joy-filled day as the graduating students leaped in happiness having been empowered with new skills in different crafts such as Makeup, Photography, Web-Design, Graphics, Sewing, Generator Repairs,Shoemaking, Beads-Making, Cake-Making, Pastries etc.

Speaking to the youth, senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre,Sam Adeyemi represented by associate pastor Kenny Folarin charged participants to make the best of their newly acquired skills towards adding great value to Nigeria and the world in General.

The training runs thrice every year;February, June and October and since inception has trained over 4000 entrepreneurs

Check out photos from the event below.

Actor JIDE KOSOKO Survives Ghastly Car Accident

Veteran actor  Jide Kosoko cheated death on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014, when he survived a ghastly accident around the Ikeja Shopping Mall.

The chubby actor was driving himself when his car lost control due to brake failure. The car was a write-off, but thankfully, Jide, a leader of the Yoruba movie sector escaped death by whiskers.
He was immediately given medical attention by the Emergency unit by 7-Up with the kind support of LASTMA officials.
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Federal Polytechnic Offa Student Dies in Auto Crash

The wrecked car and Alade

The life of a 23-year-old student of the Federal Polytechnic in Offa, Kwara State, Oladotun Alade, has been cut short by an accident involving a truck and a Volkswagen saloon car in Okuku, Osun State.

One of the eyewitnesses said that the accident occurred when the plank-carrying truck was overtaking the five-seater car.

“As the truck was trying to overtake the car, the planks got detached from it and fell on the car. The three passengers sitting at the back of the car died instantly,” the eyewitness said.

It was learnt that Alade, who was an ND 1 Civil Engineering student, was among the passengers sitting at the back.

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Gunmen Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State, Kills Two

An eye witness said the attackers came into Diyam-Rim at about 2 am, raided the village for about an hour, killing the two persons and injuring two others.
Gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have again struck on the Plateau, leaving at least two dead and over 120 houses burnt at Diyam-Rim of Riyom local government area, and Rakok and Razat both of Barkin Ladi local government area of the state.
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Soldiers Flee As Boko Haram Kills 37 In Adamawa

Last Tuesday it was Yobe State where 59 schoolchildren were massacred. On Wednesday,  the bloodletting extended to Adamawa State where Boko Haram terrorists, armed with rocket-propelled grenades  nearly sacked  four  communities.

An official  death toll in the attacks  was  not available as of 9.40pm on Thursday. But  the  British Broadcasting Corporation Hausa Service put it at 37 while the Agence France Presse  reported 33.

 Banks, shops, part of a local government secretariat  and houses were  reported to have  been  looted and burnt during the six-hour  simultenous  raids  on  the three communities –  Michika,         Gulak , Shuwa  and Krichinga – by  the militants.

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Thursday, 27 February 2014

New Video from Kcee - Hakuna Matata

Judge Adjourns Brymo and Chocolate City Case, Both Parties Clash in Court

Brymo is in court with Audu Maikori's Chocolate City following alleged contract infringements.

Brymo is in court with Audu Maikori’s Chocolate City following alleged contract infringement.

The ongoing legal battle between Chocolate City and Brymo is set to continue as the case has been adjourned to a later date.

At a sitting yesterday at the Federal High Court in Lagos, the presiding judge, Justice Buba I.N was forced to adjourn the hearing after counsels from both parties clashed in the courtroom. The session started by 11:14 a.m and ended by 1:00 p.m.

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Halima Abubakar Floats Record Label

Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar has floated a record label under her Modehouse Entertainment outfit. The actress just singed her first artiste, Yung Issy to the record label

Kaffy Shows Off Her 6-Week Old Baby, Eliana

Chris Brown & Rihanna Exchanging Text Messages Again

Insiders claim Chris Brown has been reaching out to Rihanna since completing his 90-day stint in rehab and her camp is terrified the volatile couple may reunite...

From Page Six
“Chris started texting Rihanna on her birthday [Feb. 20], and the two have been sending each other a flurry of texts ever since,” said a source close to the singers.
“Rihanna didn’t write back right away . . . but later that night she started getting sentimental and texted back, ‘thank you,’ and asked how he was,” our source added. “Since then, the two haven’t stopped texting each other and friends are freaked out that she’s going to start dating him again.”

Video Vixen Venita Akpofure Threatens a Friend on Twitter Over Brazilian Hair

  A Lagos big girl borrowed a weave from Venita and doesn't want to return it.Venita decided to threaten her on twitter.

YobeMassacre. The Role Call of Dead Students

Over 40 students were brutally murdered during an attack by Boko Haram gunmen on the Federal Government College Buni-Yadi, Yobe state in the early hours of Tuesday February 25th. Many of the students are still unaccounted for. Below are the names of 24 students confirmed dead.

Sale Mamiski, Musa Muhammad, Sani A. Audu, Usman Faltu, Garba Jibo, Hussani Mari, Mailam Ali, Goni Ali Babamai, Ali Ayuba, Peter John, Abba Mohammed, Aliyu Yala, Abba Adam, Hamidu Bala, Suleiman Lawan Guji, Abbas Ibrahim, Inusa Ali, Rukaya Gaji, Usman Saleh Idris, Auwal Adam, Usman Abba Kaku, Musa Yalti Buba, Sadisu Dauda, Aisha Audu Goni

Biola Alabi Of M-Net Africa Covers New Issue Of Hello! Nigeria

 Abiola Alabi, the MD of M-Net Africa,covers the February issue of Hello! Nigeria

Chris Brown & Karreuche Unfollow Each Other On Twitter

The news broke out today that Chris Brown has been trying to get his ex girlfriend, Rihanna back. Rihanna has been spotted severally with Drake at various events loving themselves. A few hours later reports emerged that the two( Chris & Karueche) have unfollowed themselves on twitter.

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Police Drop Fraud Charges Against Lagos Ex-deputy Governor

                               Former Lagos Deputy Gov. Aderoju Ojikutu

The police have dropped the N130 million fraud charges it instituted against a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos.

Justice Mohammed Yunusa, in a short ruling, struck out the charges on Wednesday upon an application by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Effiong Asuquo, for the withdrawal of the charges against Ojikutu.

The police gave no reason for withdrawing the charges.

However, the arraignment of the woman had been stalled twice in February due to her moves to settle with the complainant, who was said to be the victim of the alleged fraud.

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Toyin Aimakhu & Hubby Rocks Matching Outfit on His Birthday

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Davido Gets Brand New Rose Gold Rolex Watch From Samuel Eto'o

Yobe Boarding School Massacre : Police Chase Away Anti-Boko Haram Protesters From Abuja

Heavily armed security operatives this morning took over  the Unity Fountain venue of the "Enough is Enough Of This Senseless Killings” protest planned for Abuja. The security, which includes; Anti riot policemen, State Security Services (SSS), Civil Defence Corps and Nigerian army personnel. took over the venue with anti riot water canon tanker, Armored Personnel Carrier and sniffer dogs stationed at strategic location around the venue of the protest.  

A group of concerned youths and women organizations led by a youth leader Ibrahim Garba Wala had planned to stage a peaceful protest against what the groups described as the wanton and unnecessary killings going on in Nigeria's northeatern parts, especially in Borno and Yobe States.  They said the protest became necessary following Tuesday morning slaughter of 59 students at a government boarding school in Yobe state. The students were woken from their sleep and slaughtered by Islamist militants believed to be Boko Haram. 
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PHOTOS: Nigeria Football Federation Unveils World Cup Jersey For Brazil 2014

 The Nigerian football federation today unveiled a brand new jersey for the 2014 FIFA world cup in Brazil.
The jersey, which will be officially launched on March 5th when the Nigerian national team meets Mexico in a pre-world cup friendly taking place in Atlanta, Georgia

Head of the marketing department, Mr. Adama Idris has described the jersey as a 'climacool' designed to fit into all weather as the Brazilian weather changes over time depending on location.

The colour of the jersey is lemon green, a totally different one from the green color typically associated with   the Nigerian national flag.


PHOTOS- Activists Visit Benin Republic Graveyard of One of The Victims Ejigbo Pepper Sodomy

Joe Okei-Odumakin embraces one of Juliania three kids

Juliana family

A non-governmental organization, “Women Arise”  led by its executive, Joe Okei-Odumakin today visited the graveyard of the murdered victim in the Ejigbo pepper torture and sodomy case which occurred in February 2013

The graveyard site is located in Ajase area near Porto-Novo in Benin Republic. Juliana Agonman died after vigilantes from the Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) abducted her tortured, sodomized and raped her for allegedly stealing pepper worth 50 cents from a local market, her father, Mr. Freeman Agonman, a palmwine tapper was also reunited with his family in the village.

Mr. Agonman said his return to the village would enable him look after Juliana's three kids in the village as well as take care of mother of the deceased.

At the graveyard, Odumakin pledged commitment to ensure that Juliana’s killers, some of whom are already in police custody would face the full wrath of the law.
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