Monday, November 30, 2015

7 Female students die in Kano school dormitory fire incident

Seven female students have been confirmed dead after a fire engulfed their dormitory inside their boarding school in Jogana village, Kano yesterday night. Eyewitnesses say the fire started at about 9pm when most of the students had gone to bed.

As many as 25 of them sustained injury as they tried to flee the scene of the fire through the only two exits made available. The cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained.

Jidenna wins Best New Artist at 2015 Soul Train Awards

Nigerian-American singer Jidenna won Best New Artist at the 2015 Soul Train Awards held on Sunday, November 29. While accepting his award, Jidenna recalled how his father pushed him to be the best. He remembered a time he brought home a test from school with a 98 score. Instead of a pat on the back, his father asked him: "Where are your other two points?". Congrats to him!

How to apply for a Masters course at Sheffield Hallam University, get £3,000 automatic fee discount

Sheffield Hallam University is the best modern university in the north of England with eight subjects ranked in the top 20 in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times, 2015). It is one of the UK's most popular universities with over 34,000 students from more than 100 countries.

The University, located in the student-friendly city of Sheffield, UK, is also offering a £3,000 automatic fee discount to all Nigeria domiciled students when they apply to any full-time taught undergraduate or postgraduate courses starting in the academic year 2015/16 and 2016/17.

Oh no she didn't! Erykah Badu shades Iggy Azelea. "What you doing is definitely not rap."

Singer Erykah Badu dissed Iggy Azealea while on stage at the 2015 Soul Train Awards which aired on Sunday, November 29. The 44 yr old pretended to call people up to invite them to the award show.
"Uh yes, Who is this? Iggy Azelea? Oh Yeah, you can come, cause what you doing is definitely not rap." Erica said! Watch video after the cut...

T.B Joshua fails to honor court invite, case adjourned till Dec. 11th

The hearing on the suit against Synagogue Pastor, T.B Joshua and his engineers over the September 2014 church building collapse has been adjourned to December 11th by Justice Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High Court. The resumed hearing of the case was meant to take place this morning but T.B. Joshua and his engineers, Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun failed to appear in court.

Photos: Prince Harry meets Desmond Tutu, confers the Queen's 'Companion of Honour' on him

British royal prince Harry has conferred the Queen's 'Companions of Honour' on Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for his commitment to International Peace and Reconcilliation. Prince Harry who is in Cape Town as part of a four-day tour of South Africa, met with the 83yr old anti-apartheid icon today at his foundation's offices, where he presented the oval-shaped medallion to him.

FFK comes for President Buhari over his failed promises

As the former minister shared on twitter this morning. More tweets after the cut...

AEMA Empowers and Support Thousands of Students in Kuje Govt Secondary School. Abuja

African Economic Merit Awards empowers Government Secondary School, Kuje. Abuja. AEMA is aimed at awarding for excellence. Rewarding successful African entrepreneurs, unrecognised and recognized impact making NGOs.

The organisation is into community development and sustainability  in Agriculture , Education, Health and Technology initiative.  Speaking at the event was the President of AEMA, McEva Temofe,  Secretary General, Delita Whitfield and Head, Legal Services, Kayode Oluwatuyi.

Photos: Pope Francis visits mosque in Central African Republic

Pope Francis this morning visited a mosque at the Central African Republic, the last country he will be visiting in Africa. Pope Francis met with Muslim leaders and Muslim faithfuls at the central Koudoukou mosque in the PK5 district, the last Muslim enclave in Bangui. He rode his motorcade with some Muslim leaders as he made his way to the mosque.

Cute new photos of Genevieve Nnaji and Oris Erhuero

Stunning new photos of Genevieve Nnaji and her Road To Yesterday co-star Oris Erhuero. More pics after the cut...

Bonang Matheba & Darey Art Alade to host The Future Awards Africa 2015

The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2015 has announced the hosts of the ‎10th anniversary! They are Bonang Matheba,‎ South Africa’s favourite media personality, Bonang Methaba and award-winning artiste and music entrepreneur Dare Art-Alade.

The hosts represent the best of young Africans from across the continent, and will be presenting the 10th year celebrations of TFAA in grand style. Darey returns as a host after first hosting in 2009.

Muslim elites in the North laid the foundation for Boko Haram - Rev Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, says that the Muslim elites laid the foundation for Boko Haram in Nigeria. Kukah said this while delivering a lecture titled ‘The Muslim agenda for Nigeria: Challenges of development and good governance’, at a conference organised by the Islamic Welfare Foundation at the Fountain University, Osogbo in Osun state recently.

Photos: Buhari welcomed by French President to UN Climate Change Conference

President Buhari pictured above being welcomed by President Francoise Hollande of France to the Opening of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, France today November 30th. More photos of other world leaders at the event after the cut...

Deal Express presents classy Aviator & military style wristwatches

Add some style and classiness to your dress code at highly discounted prices. Below are some of the wristwatches and their prices. To buy or place your order for delivery, send your delivery details either via sms/phone call or watsapp 08091542546 , follow us on instagram:@dealexpress_ngr on twitter @Dealexpress_ngr

See Rita Ora's birthday present (photos)

Rita Ora who turned 25 recently was presented with a cake on the Xtra Factor show, but that's not the best part. The cake was delivered by a hunky male stripper, Ash Edelman from male variety show, Forbidden Nights and judging from the pictures, Rita couldn't believe her luck as she clambered all over him. More photos after the cut...

Photo: Church member steals pastor’s car in Oyo

The Oyo state police command have arrested and paraded one Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, a middle aged man who went to a church in search of a wife but ended up stealing and selling off the vehicle of the church pastor in Ibadan, Oyo state. Paraded along with Wasiu Adetunji Lawal, Isiaka Babatunde, Jamiu Rahman, Wasiu Adelani and Abdulazeez Ahmed.

Adorable photos of BBA winner Kevin Chuwang Pam and his family

Such a cute family. See more photos after the cut...

JAMB CBT 2016 Information Centre – For Candidates, their Parents and Business Centre Operators

This information is very important to prospective candidates, their parents and café owners for the 2016 JAMB CBT. Please note; The 2016 JAMB CBT is around the corner and may close in less than 2 months! We have therefore compiled all the information you require for a successful UTME in 2016. It is therefore important you get in here and read more…

Police calls for vigilance during The Yuletide

Read the press statement below...
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc, NPM, in view of the Yuletide season and the security challenges in the country, warns all citizens to be vigilant while receiving gifts from unknown persons that may pose as friends during the season, to avoid explosive-laden hampers as gifts. The Inspector-General of Police also cautions against the use of fireworks such as knockout, “bangers” and other explosives in the celebrations as they could cause distraction that may further heighten fear of insecurity.

Amaechi orders probe of maritime academy over N18bn remittances

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has ordered a probe into the financial activities of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State and N18 billion remittances to the institution by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in the last five years. Amaechi gave the order following allegations of financial recklessness and large scale fraud leveled against the academy’s rector, Joshua Okpo.

Chris Brown buys $15,000k fur coat for daughter (photos)

He loves her! He spoils her! Chris Brown bought this lovely fur coat for his daughter Royalty said to be worth $15k...

Nigerian celeb stylist Lilian Unachukwu launches TigerLily Gym Gear

After its great success launch in Los Angeles with Christina Milian, Tigerlily Gym Gear brand is all set to make its mark in Nigeria and throughout Africa. This line of fitness apparel and active wear is the first of its kind owned by a young enterprising Nigerian woman of African descent.

Photos: Pope Francis meets with the IDPs in CAR

On Sunday, the Pontiff visited a refugee camp in central Bangui in the Catholic parish of Saint Saviour, where he met with some of 447k displaced by sectarian crisis. Over 6,000 people have been killed since 2013 and close to 450,000 remain internally displaced by recent violence. Pope Francis urged world leaders to ensure peace return to CAR and for evangelical leaders to use their calling to preach hope and unity.

Telling us something? Pharrell wears gay flag on new grill (photo)

The rapper and music producer showed off his new grill on his instagram page over the weekend, with the gay flag on it. His followers have been questioning him about the move...many wondering if he wanted to come out of the closet or just supporting the gay movement. Kinda odd though...

Hilarious! See pupil's answer when she's told to Find X

No be una say make she find X? X wey una don dey find since. She's told you guys where the X is nah! Lol...

Pics: Geraldine Iheme’s Fefferetti Food Court & Red Beryl Lounge & Restaurant now open in Lekki

Recently Engaged, 2009 BBA rep, Geraldine Iheme, has launched a new business!! It is great and inspiring to see young women in Nigeria doing great things! While she has been laying low in the public eye, she has been keeping busy honing her skills in the hospitality industry. Geraldine Iheme, with her family, owns & manages the Fefferetti Food Court & The Red Beryl Lounge & Restaurant.

'Lay down your arms' Pope says as he opens 'Holy Door' in Bangui, Central African Republic

Pope Francis, who arrived conflict-ridden Central African Republic on Sunday, November 29, on his final leg of a three-nation African tour, has urged the warring factions to lay down their weapons.
"To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"

Buhari's trips are not for enjoyment - Shehu Garba

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, has responded to criticisms by Nigerians over the frequent Foreign trips Buhari has made since he assumed office in May. According to Garba, the trips being made by Buhari are not for enjoyment. He said this in an article he posted on his facebook this morning. Read below...
I have been amused, reading a number of jokes concerning the frequency of the President, Muhammadu Buhari's foreign trips. Questions have been raised about why so many visits, and what are the benefits Nigeria is getting?

Boko Haram abducts more girls in Borno

An unspecified number of girls have reportedly been abducted by Boko Haram members after an attack in Bam Village which is about 7 kilometres away from Buratai village, the hometown of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai in Borno state.

A resident of Bam village, Ali Bam told The Nigerian Tribune that the sect members arrived their village in the early hours of yesterday November 29th, shooting and setting the place on fire. Four people were killed while an unspecified number of girls were abducted.

Flytime Promotions launches Trey Songz singing competition

Are you an up and coming singer? If yes, Flytime Promotions wants YOU to meet Trey Songz AND perform at Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged on Friday, December 18 2015 at Eko Convention Centre. 

To enter the competition, applicants should submit a link to a full-length video of themselves singing their favourite song by Trey Songz on the www.rhythmunplugged.com website. 

Photos: Man builds a plane using tutorial videos & aircraft manuals

An Ethiopian man, Asmelash Zeferu has built a plane with tutorial videos on YouTube. 35-year-old Zeferu's childhood dream was to become a pilot but he was rejected by the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy and since he couldn't realize his dream, he decided to build a plane. 

Kobe Bryant announces retirement from basketball at age 37

One of the most talented basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers announced yesterday Sunday November 29th that he would retire from professional basketball after the end of this season, his 20th in the NBA.

He announced his retirement in form of a poem on The Players' Tribune website, bringing to a close one of the most decorated careers in the history of the sport. In the poem titled 'Dear Basketball' The 37 year old wrote;

Check out singer Tonye's outfit to event in Lagos last night

Rising singer and songwriter Tonye wore this outfit to Tyme Out with TeeA concert in Lagos last night. Some folks don't like...some do! You like or nah?

Travelbeta.com wants to give you Dubai visa, hotel reservation and return tickets for just N80k

It’s almost unbelievable but Travelbeta.com is holding its Cyber Monday with an amazing Dubai travel offering for just N80,000. Return flight tickets, 3 nights in a 3-star hotel, and visa, all for N80,000! There’s another offering to Ghana too for N42,000.

Prominent artist buried in massive shoe casket in Akwa Ibom (pics)

A prominent Akwa Ibom artist popularly called Teacher Ite was buried on Saturday November 28th in this magnificent shoe casket made by his two sons who are also artists. The burial took place in Ibesikpo LGA in the state and was attended by other prominent individuals in the community. The photos were shared on Facebook by Emmanuel Emmanuel Udoh. More photos after the cut...

Lol...now they think Coco and Ice T faked their pregnancy

According to MediaTakeOut, Coco Austin and Ice T may have faked their pregnancy. Yes, same way Kim K and Beyonce faked theirs...lol. Below is how they reported it
"CoCo and Ice T welcomed their daughter Chanel into this world on Saturday - a lovely baby. But did CoCo actually give birth to her? Some people are pointing to the right pic of CoCo checking into the hospital . . . and saying 'No! Look closely at CoCo's stomach in the photo. It appears that her stomach is lumpy . . . almost fake!
You wait for 10 years to have a baby and then when you're finally ready, you fake it! C'mon MTO!

Tweet of the day!

Gbam! President Buhari is currently in France...

Blowout sales at Baroque by Wendy

It's the blowout Christmas sales at Baroque by Wendy, your affordable luxury brand. Up to 70% off all items from jaw dropping dresses to stylish and chick Jackets, skirts, trousers and so much more!

As we count down to Christmas. Baroque by Wendy is offering mouth watering discounts this season, from November 23 to December 31, 2015, Monday's to Saturdays...Time- 9am - 6pm...

Majek Fashek spotted at event last night in Lagos looking really good

The Nigerian music icon who recently had a stint in rehab stepped out at Tyme Out with Tee A concert last night in Lagos looking better than ever! Don't you guys agree? More photos after the cut..

Manchester United players looking dapper at UNICEF Gala night

Manchester United players and staff despite playing a frustrating draw with Leicester on Saturday returned to Old Trafford on Sunday to attend the16th annual Unicef Gala Dinner. The black tie evening is a standout fixture in United's social calendar with the players, manager and coaching staff all in attendance as Man U's partnership with with Unicef which has lasted for 16 years, is the longest of its kind between a sports organization and a global children's charity. More pics after the cut...