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Monday, May 2, 2016

Construction workers set fire to 9 company buses after management sacked thousands of staff

Employees at Binladen Group - a major construction firm in Saudi Arabia, set fire to nine company buses in protest over thousands of sackings and unpaid salaries. They had staged several demonstrations within Saudi Arabia’s Mecca region in recent weeks, with some workers claiming they have not received their wages after months of unpaid labour. 

Nigeria Professional Football League Table..... As it stands

These are the results from Sunday's matches

Ifeanyi Ubah 0 : 0 Abia Warriors
Enyimba 2 : 2 Lobi Stars
Nasarawa 2 : 0 Warri
Niger Tornadoes 1 : 0 El Kanemi
Rivers United FC 3 : 1 Enugu
Shooting 2 : 2 Plateau Utd
Sunshine Stars 0-1  Kano

Celebrate Workers Day at ABL Games today: 1 Ticket for 2 Games

Where will you be on May 2nd? Come watch first class entertainment at the African Basketball League happening live at Landmark Centre beginning from 4pm. On May 2nd, the African Basketball League will appreciate die-hard fans that have been supportive since the inception of the Games on March 5th 2016.

Jay Z and Blue Ivy share sweet moment as they dance together to Beyonce's song

Jay Z and his daughter were filmed having a great father-daughter time backstage at Beyonce's concert as they danced to her song while she performed on stage. Jay Z twirled his 4year old around as Beyonce could be heard singing End of Time in the background. Watch the video after the cut...

Photos: Gov. Amosun celebrates wife Dr. Olufunso as she turns 50

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Sunday May 1, attended a church service to commemorate the 50th birthday of his wife, Dr. (Mrs) Olufunso Amosun. Speaking at the church service, Governor Amosun thanked God for the life of the First Lady.

Edo state government discredits deputy governor's assassination attempt report

The Edo state government has discredited the claim by the state's deputy governor, Dr. Pius Odubu, that there was an attempt to assassinate him at a political gathering in Auchi on Saturday April 30th (Read here). All hasn't been well between the state governor, Adams Oshiomole and his deputy after the latter declared his intention to run for governor of the state in September this year.

In a statement released yesterday May 1st, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Kassim Afegbua, said the state government condemned the incident but is however not happy at the hasty conclusion that it was an assassination attempt.

Happy holidays! Check out the new arrivals in the PayPorte 1KStore

Happy new month and happy holidays. In celebrating the new month, we have carefully selected a wide variety of new products in the #PayPorte1kStore. The best part about this, the products are of great quality and within the N1000 range! To enjoy the great deals, visit the new 1KStore where you can now shop based on categories. Remember the store is open till 12midnight, so hurry now!

19 year old Footballer Niklas Feierabend dies in a car accident

Bad news came out of the German Bundesliga on Sunday May 1st as German club, Hannover, lost its 19-year-old striker, Niklas Feierabend in a car accident.

Niklas Feierabend was reportedly in a car with four other people, when the vehicle skid off the road at around 6am on Sunday morning and hit a tree. Three people, including Feierabend, lost their lives in the incident, while the two others have been hospitalised.

GEJ pictured on an outing with his children in London yesterday

Former president Jonathan pictured on an outing with his kids, Ariwera (to his right) and Aruabai at 805 restaurant, in London yesterday...

Ryan Giggs' wife ends marriage after he had affairs with waitresses at his own restaurant (Report)

Exactly 12 a.m last Sunday morning, hours before Man U's crucial game with Leicester City, The Sun UK published a story about Ryan Giggs and his wife reporting that the Man U legend's wife has ended their marriage due to Giggs' numerous flings, the latest of which included affairs with waitresses that work at his restaurant.

3 Saturdays That Will Transform Your Life

Develop the calm sophistication of a 21st Century professional! The Graduate Finishing School is a certificated course of the ParkRoyal & Lagos Finishing School - the leading provider of etiquette, ambassadorial, business and lifeskills programmes and is a Development Programme of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) UK. It is aimed at professionals who want to sharpen their skills, job seekers, youth corpers and those changing jobs or taking on higher appointments. 

Did you misplace your iPhone 6 at The Evening of Jazz Event held at Lagos State House?

Wonderful people still exist! A misplaced iPhone 6 was found at event - the Evening of Jazz, which held at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Saturday. The person who found the phone wants to hand it over to the owner and is just asking for whoever you are to call the number of the phone.

Lamar Odom's Dad - Joe recounts how Khloé Kardashian got him evicted from his home

According to Page Six, Lamar's father Joe Odom has lashed out at his son's estranged wife, Khloe, for playing a role in his eviction from his LA home and how he had no choice but to move back to Brooklyn.

Lamar had been responsible for his father’s $4,000 rent for 10 years before Khloé allegedly had him and his wife evicted. According to Joe, 

Police allegedly torture a 19 year old barber to death in Lagos

Police have allegedly tortured a 19 year old boy named Gafar Ayoola (pictured) to death while in detention at Denton Police Station, Lagos State.

Gafar Ayoola, who was a barber at Okoafo, Badagry Area, was arrested  by a policeman attached to Denton Divisional Police station, Oyingbo, on his way to work on Friday, according to a report by Vanguard.

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Take a look at your hair. Do you have split-ends? Are you experiencing hair loss? Does your hair break easily? The idea that thinning hair is a guy problem is simply wrong and many women suffer this as a result of their health and/or their haircare habits and the best way to tackle this problem isn't just by applying products, but by applying nourishing products as well as by living a healthy lifestyle, because your hair can only be as healthy as you are!

John Legend shares loved up photos with wife Chrissy Teigen

Singer, John Legend shared these loved up photos with his wife and mother of his daughter, Chrissy Teigen. More photos after the cut...

Singer Mike Okri loses mum

Singer Mike Okri has lost his mum. Mrs Mary Onojighodame Okri died yesterday May 1st at the age of 89. The singer announced her passing on his Facebook wall. May her soul rest in peace Amen.

Justin Bieber celebrates his Dad's engagement party

Justin Bieber had an engagement party for his dad, Jeremy Bieber and his fiancee Chelsea Rebelo. They had a superheroes themed party in a private estate in Toronto, Canada complete with tigers. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Ooni of Ife and wife attend grand finale of Olokun Traditional Festival

Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, and his wife, Olori Wuraola, attended the grand finale of the Olokun Traditional Festival ‎which took place at the Olokun shrine, Oke-Atan in Ile-Ife yesterday May 1st. Continue to see more photos...

Diddy announces he's retiring from music, 50 Cents shades him, lol

Diddy, over the weekend announced that he'll be retiring from music to face acting, 50 Cent who enjoys to taunt him shaded him by posting the above comment.

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Beyonce earns sixth No. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart with 'Lemonade'

Beyonce’s Lemonade album is at at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, giving her a sixth no. 1 album on the Billboard. The set earned 653,000 equivalent album units in the week ending April 28, according to Nielsen Music. Pure album sales comprised 485,000 of that sum.

MC Galaxy launches MCG Empire, signs singer Prinye Jaja

Mc galaxy a.k.a the king of New Dance in Africa celebrates his birthday today 2nd may and also celebrates the launch his New international record label "MCG EMPIRE" .
He also announced  The 1st lady of Mcg Empire "Prinye Jaja", a descendant of Great King Jaja of Opobo  and his new producer Kuvie from Ghana.

Chris Brown shares photo with his daughter and throwback photo with his mum


Solomon Arase deploys 2 helicopters to search for kidnapped Senator Iyabo Anisulowo

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, deployed two police helicopters on Saturday to search for the kidnapped former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was abducted by armed men on Sawonjo/Imasayi Road, in Ogun State last Wednesday on her way home from her farm in Igbogila.

Indian boy shoots himself in the head while taking a selfie with a gun

A 15 year old Indian teenager, Ramandeep Singh accidently shot himself in the head with his father's .32 revolver while trying to take a selfie on Friday evening. He was posing with his older sister with the gun held to his head when he pulled the gun’s trigger instead of clicking the camera button on his phone.
He was taken to a private hospital in Punjab with the bullet still lodged in his head after neighbours heard the gunshot and alerted his parents, who were not home at the time.

When you talk about a virtuous woman this is exactly who you are referring to- Kaffy's husband

 Kaffy's husband took to his Instagram page to celebrate his wife. Read what he wrote after the cut...

Kim Kardashian shows off her body after her massive weight loss

Kim Kardashian recently admitted that she's lost 70 pounds since she gave birth to her son in December 2015. The mother of 2 said she now weighs 139 pounds and is proud of it because her hard work at working out has paid off. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Ikedi Ohakim & his family unite for his grand-children's thanksgiving service

Ex governor of Imo State:- Ikedi Ohakim & his wife, Barrister Chioma's twin daughters - Adanma & Adanna had a Thanksgiving service for their children and grandchildren on Sunday. Adanma recently welcomed a baby girl named Kaima while Adanna welcomed a baby boy named Kian.
The Ohakim Family including their son in laws - Amaha Okorafor & David Steinacker, came together to celebrate and give thanks for both Kaima and Kian. See more photos after the cut...

Paris Hilton steps out braless in see through outfit

Paris Hilton stepped out in a see-through outfit as she left a restaurant in London. The 35-year-old, recently single heiress stepped out without a bra and she didn't seem bothered by it. More photos after the cut...

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Photos: Family of six survive ghastly accident in Port Harcourt

A family of six in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, were saved from being burnt to death today after their Mercedes 190 car suddenly went up in flames while they were traveling in it. The fire started at Ogwa street, Diobu area of Port Harcourt and passersby were quick to evacuate the occupants as fire engulfed the car. ‎Asides some bruises, all occupants in the car were rescued alive. More photos after the cut..

Waje steps out with Omawumi to Asa's concert (photos)

Waje was joined by her BFF Omawumi on the red carpet of the on going Asa Live In Lagos concert. Outfit details: Dress Trish O Couture...

Photos: The Ohakims share photos from their family thanksgiving service

Former Imo State Governor Ikedi Ohakim and his family held their family thanksgiving service in Abuja today. His daughters Adamma, Adanna, Oma and daughter in-law, Oby shared photos from the event on Instagram. More photos after the cut...

Will you dare?

For a free meal will you bring them both?

Comedian Wale Gates shares sexy shirtless pic

Some women have all the luck ..*sigh*

Okon's post on the issue of fuel scarcity in Nigeria


Geraldine Iheme and Otas Bazuaye's lovely old school prewedding photos

Former BBA rep and author Geraldine Iheme and her fiance Otas Bazuaye are counting down to their big day. The CEO of Fefferetti Mall shared more photos from their prewedding shoot on Instagram.

Stella Damasus shares a 1995 throwback photo of RMD with her sister and cousin

Stella Damasus shared this throwback photo of legendary actor Richard Mofe-Damijo with her sister and cousin. She wrote
"So my cousin found this old photograph and posted it. The beautiful lady in the grey blouse is my older sister SHIRLEY DAMASUS UYAKONWU and the lady in the black top is my cousin @ririokoye the guy in the red jacket is our big Bros @mofedamijo I am not sure I know who the other man is. Picture was taken in 1995 (Lagos Nigeria)

Ohimai and Tessy Amaize wedding anniversary shots

Popular youth icon, Ohimai “Mr. Fix Nigeria” Amaize and Sunday Oliseh's younger sister and fashion designer Tessy were sighted today at Holyhill Church Abuja where they offered thanksgivings for their second wedding anniversary. The couple were accompanied by Sunday Oliseh's mum who is Ohimai’s mother-in-law. Wish them many more celebrations ahead.

Nigerians gather round Jonathan Outside 805 Restaurant in London

Former President Jonathan who went on an outing with his son Ariwera, and his daughter, Aruabai, to 805, a Nigerian restaurant in London, was surrounded by Nigerians. Below are pictures of the former President in London.

Mercy Aigbe Gentry & her daughter, Michelle step out in style (Photos)

Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe Gentry and her daughter, Michelle stepped out together for the 5th year anniversary of Iyabo Ojo's Pinkies foundation (An NGO for Kids with disabilities). Mercy's outfit is by Ejiro Amos Tafiri. More photos after the cut.

Photo: Man arrested in Anambra state for allegedly killing his brother and burying him in a bush

A man identified as Mr. Chukwudi Mmaduakor has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his younger brother. According to a post shared yesterday by Chinedu Akwaeke via Umuchu Alanso Details Facebook Page:
"Happening live in Umuchu"""""""" No peace for a wicked man" Mr chukwudi mmaduakor from ibughubu Umuchu was arrested yesterday for allegedly killing of his 18 years brother mr chinecherem mmaduakor secretly in 2015 and buried him secretly with the help of his two friends from Akwa Ibom state, they buried chinecherem along ibughubu/Umunze bush.

Lovely wedding photos of Abdullahi Abubakar, son of Bauchi State Governor and Khadija Harazimi

 Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State's son Abdullahi and Khadijah N Harazimi got married yesterday in Kano State. More photos after the cut.

So adorable! More cute new photos of Footballer Uche Kalu's son

Nigerian international footballer, Uche Kalu and his beautiful wife, Dr. Ada welcomed their Son, 'Micheal Uche Junior' some weeks back. See more photos of their son dressed in a Jersey after the cut.

Photos: Young boy who was declared "as good as dead" makes remarkable recovery

Sadiq's pathetic condition was brought to the attention of the earlier this year with many declaring him as good as dead. I don't have much details about his case except that he developed complications following a surgery and was taken to Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital. The good news is that he is getting better. Aishat Alubankudi shared the good news on Facebook today. Below is what she wrote: