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Monday, 20 February 2017

Former footballer Paul McCarthy dies at 45 after suffering from suspected heart attack

Ex-Brighton, Wycombe and Republic of Ireland footballer Paul McCarthy has died at the age of 45, after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest on Sunday.

Paul's death which was announced on Monday by his former club, comes just 5 years after he retired from the sport.

Kemi Adetiba narrates how a person she mistakenly transferred N250k instead of N25k has refused to refund her

According to video director, Kemi Adetiba, she transferred N250k instead of N25k and is yet to get her money back. She wrote; "Don't understand why people find it so difficult to give you your own money back. You wanted to pay 25k. You pay 250k by mistake. To get the balance becomes hide and seek. Don't understand it."

Reality star Cynthia Bailey poses nude to celebrate turning 50

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey turned 50 over the weekend and released a naked pic to celebrate. See that after the cut...

Song Premiere: Parole featuring Tekno on 'Parole'

Sensational Afro music singer and Clab Music finest Calebin who was recently crowned
European Artist of The Year at African Diaspora Merit Awards/Afrobeats Music Awards 2016, officially drops the much-anticipated collaboration between him and Sony Music and Africa's finest act Tekno titled 'Parole' which was co-produced by ace producer DJ Coublon with the guitar touch from Africa's top guitarist 'Fiokee'.

Nigeria missing in 10 best airports in Africa

The guide to sleeping in Airports, a travel community that shares their experiences and advice with fellow airport sleepers at sleepinginairports.net, has revealed its 10 best airports in Africa, with none of the Nigerian airports making the cut.

PayPorte donates millions of naira and food items to orphans in partnership With Miyonse

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, PayPorte, your preferred online store, has donated millions of Naira and food items to orphanage homes in partnership with the Ex-BBNaija housemate, Miyonse.

The event, which took place in Lagos and tagged “PayPorte Feast of Love” fed over 300 orphans and showered many gift items to the various orphanage homes.

Photo: Dubai-bound trader arrested at Abuja airport excretes 73 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.699kgs

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 49-year-old trader for attempting to smuggle 1.699kg of cocaine to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The arrest was made at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja when the passenger, Nwafor Samson Tochukwu tested positive for narcotic ingestion during the outward screening of an Ethiopian airline flight.

Football star leaves field in tears after being the victim of racism with rival fans making monkey noise at him

28-year-old Everton Luiz, Partizan Belgrade's midfielder, was left in tears after being racially abused by rival fans during a game against local rivals, Rad. All through the game, Rad fans kept making monkey noises each time Luiz was with the ball.

Omoni Oboli releases main poster for Okafor's Law

Nollywood actress cum filmmaker, Omoni Oboli has released the official poster for her new movie, Okafor’s Law which is scheduled to be in cinemas on March 31 and premiere on March 24.

'Okafor's Law' was recently screened at the Pan African Film & Art Festival (PAFF), Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and Stockholm Film International Film Festival.

Uti Nwanchukwu gets emotional on social media after his close friend of 18 years relocates to the U.S

TV/Media personality, Uti Nwachukwu revealed his pain to see a very close friend relocate to US. See more screenshots from his emotional rant after the cut...

See how this family successfully chased a rat out of their home

A family obviously tired of a rat that invaded their home came up with a crazy ingenious idea to get the rat out of the house. Watch the video after the cut..

2017 Lenovo National Promo produces winners

39 lucky Nigerians have emerged as winners of various prizes in the 2017 edition of the Lenovo National Promo. The campaign commenced on December 19 last year and culminated in an elaborate raffle draw which took place at Lenovo’s Lagos offices.

Photos: Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello dressed in NYSC kit

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello is pictured in full NYSC kit during the 2016 Batch B parade last Thursday, February 16th. More photos after the cut...

Discover the easy way to find wedding & event vendors in Nigeria using AriyaVendors.com

What comes to your mind when you remember a wonderful event? Beautiful venue decoration, colorful aso-ebi, scrumptious cake, glorious food, prominent DJ and music where guests groove to the beat of exclusive songs making the day to run perfectly.

South Africans say no bail for hunter who killed a man he mistook for warthog

Angry members of ANC and EFF political party this morning, February 20, 2017, gathered outside the Modimolle Magistrate Court in solidarity with the family of a farm-worker who was shot dead after he was allegedly mistaken for a warthog (Wild Pigs).
They are calling for Stephan Hepburn, the hunter to be denied bail after he was accused of the murder of Jan Railwa at the Meisiesvlei far in Tuinplaas on Saturday, February 11, 2017.

We are Hiring; SwahiliSocial Media Representative at Alpha Femme You

Alpha Femme You is the head company of several leading brands that specialize in fashion, health and beauty. We are currently hiring a Social Media representative who speaks, understands and writes in Swahili at our firm:

Update: Adolf Hitler's telephone sold at auction sold for $243,000

Earlier in the month, we told you that Adolf Hitler's telephone, recovered from the Fuhrerbunker and kept in a box at an English country house since 1945, will be sold at auction in the United States.

Well, the phone has now been sold. It was sold on Sunday February 19, 2017 for $243,000. The winning bid was made by phone but the name of the bidder has not been released.

Presidency: There is a cabal but I am not part of it- Nasir El-Rufai says

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, says that he is aware of a cabal in the presidency in Abuja but he is not part of those in it. He denied claims of been part of the cabal when he spoke to some editors in Lagos over the weekend. He says although he is very close to President Buhari, he is not part of the decision makers at the Federal level.

Meet this guy who has given up his life to look like and work for Cristiano Ronaldo (photos)

Oh yes, the world's most popular sportsman, Cristiano Ronaldo, has a body double, and he appears at occasions for the Real Madrid superstar more often than you realize.
Diego Davila, Ronaldo's body double, has revealed in a new interview he gave up his life to work for the former Manchester United footballer saying living another person's life isn't easy.

Port Harcourt based pastor places curse on sponsors of Big Brother Nigeria

Mike Winning is a pastor based in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. 

Music Video: Gallaxy - Dab ft. E.N.E Yatt

Gallaxy is a two-member Ghanaian music group represented by Ransford Ohene and David Kwesi Adjewoda. They are respectively well-known as Bra Chiky and Kwesi Dav. The duo records on indigenous Highlife rhythms and Afro-beat rhythms, to which they have proven their versatility in the creation of their music.

After 19 years of having 9 miscarriages and 4 IVF, Lady conceives naturally and births her bundle of joy

Instagram user, Kaojo, took to her Instagram page to share her testimony. According to her, she was barren for 19 years and in the midst of it all, she had 9 miscarriages and 4 IVFs. She finally conceived naturally and gave to a beautiful baby girl. Read what she wrote below;

Northern Documentary Filmmaker thinks northerners were excluded from The Wedding Party movie, Nigerians react

Nigerians sharply reacted to the tweets from a Documentary filmmaker, Bello Shagari, who feels that although The Wedding Party movie is a wonderful development in the Nigerian film industry, northerners were excluded from it. See more reactions after the cut.

Micheal Ibru's children in legal battle over his properties, challenge their paternity

Sixteen children of late business mogul, Olorogun Micheal Ibru who died in September 2016, are currently in a legal battle over their paternity and his multi-billion naira assets.

According to the Nation, the children are fighting for shares in his vast business empire that cuts across hotel, fisheries, schools, real estate, banking, aviation and others.

Checkout photos of Beyonce, her mother and her daughter at the same age

As shared by grandma Tina Knowles-Lawson on Instagram. They've all got the same smile.

Trending photo of the day: Sexy akara seller is actress, "Chizzy Alichi"

The photo of a hot chic selling akara was trending over the weekend. Turns out the girl in the picture is Nollywood actress, Chizzy Alichi and the photo is from the set of the movie, "Akaraoku".  But guys, get in here, how would you deal if you met such a hot akara seller? More photos after  the cut.

Man tried to commit suicide at Jakande pedestrian bridge today

According to twitter user, Brenda, a man tried to jump off Jakande pedestrian bridge in Lagos this morning. The police were the scene. Another photo after the cut..

See how Twitter users helped a guy land his dream prom date

A guy just got his dream girl to be his prom date after he got help from Twitter users. The young man asked a sophisticated girl what it would take for her to agree to go to prom with him and she replied him saying he'll need 3,000 retweets, probably thinking he may not get that much, but he got more.

Watch Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic's amazing combination goal that helped avoid FA Cup heartbreak (video)

Britain's biggest club, Manchester United on Sunday night, suffered a scare as they were scored minutes into the game, by Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup, but Jose Mourinho's led side are now through to the FA Cup quarterfinals after Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined well with Paul Pogba to score a miraculous goal 15 minutes from time to avoid an FA Cup upset.

Pour Femme Lingerie Ltd : Your online lingerie store like no other

Our specially handpicked range of lingerie from the finest brands available on our website www.pourfemmeltd.com ensures that we've got you covered whether you are looking for fit, comfort and/or style. 

'Suppressing free press is how dictators get started'- Sen. McCain slams Donald Trump on his media criticism

Senator John McCain has slammed U.S President Donald Trump's attacks on mainstream media this week, saying dictatorship like that carried out by Saddam Hussein and Adolph Hitler "gets started by suppressing free press."

Last week, Trump blasted the mainstream media, accusing reporters of distorting facts to help special interests.

'Some folks stick to lies, even when told the truth'- Femi Adesina tweets and gets responses from Nigerians

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, shared this tweet which he drew from the Bible this morning. Although his tweet is not directed at anyone, some Nigerians on his timeline believe he is referring to the controversy surrounding President Buhari's vacation. Continue to see the reactions from some Nigerians after sharing the tweet.

Asian lady says her obese boyfriend is not handsome but she loves him all the same

Love is blind. That is the case with Cherry and Ball from Thailand. While cherry is slim and pretty, she admits her obese boyfriend is far from handsome but she loves all of him. Their love is no fleeting affair as they first met 10 years ago but neither can remember who made the first move.

Resurgence of attacks: Shettima holds emergency security meeting with heads of Military, Police, DSS, Air Force

Following resurgence of attacks by remnants of the ‎Boko Haram insurgents in some parts of Borno State, Governor Kashim Shettima on Friday evening held an emergency security meeting that was attended by heads of Heads of the Nigerian Army, Air Force, Police and the Department of State Security with proactive measures taken on how to increase surveillance and forestall unanticipated security breach.

'Four more years'- Arsene Wenger hints at staying at Arsenal despite fans disgust and anger

Arsenal suffered a humiliating 5-1 defeat at Bayern Munich last week upping the pressure from fans of the club, for manager, Arsene Wenger to retire after over 20 years at the club.

But Wenger despite growing calls from top sports analysts and stakeholders to retire, says he doesn't feel like retiring as he is only 67 and Man U manager, Sir Alex Ferguson retired at the age of 71, a statement that'll surely rile Arsenal fans.

Is Odion Ighalo trying to tell us something?

The world is indeed big enough...

Photos: 6-year-old girl reunites with her family two years after separation during rage in Damaturu, Yobe State

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reunited six year-old Ameena, with her family two years after she was separated from them when violence broke in the town of Damaturu, Yobe State.

'Barcelona are into dark arts and one day someone will pay dearly for them' - Ronaldo warns as Messi's contract saga lingers

Brazilian football legend, Ronaldo da Lima has warned the directors at Barcelona football club to stop displaying 'dark arts' when they are involved in negotiations with top players, as that was one of the reasons he left the club in 1997, saying such fate could also befall them in Lionel Messi's current contract negotiations.

House help absconds with her boss' 12 year old daughter in Lagos state

A house help, Mary (pictured left) from Benue state absconded with her boss' 12 year old daughter, Faith (right) from their residence in Fagba, Lagos state on Thursday, 16 February, 2017.

The house-help who was employed 3 months ago was seen by the driver leaving their compound gate with bags alongside the girl. Narrating what happened to LIB, Faith's mother, Mrs. Mary Ayeh said;

Photos: Baby Factory discovered in Jos

A baby factory where teenage girls get pregnant and are aided to sell off their babies for as low as N300,000, has been discovered along Bukuru park in Jos, the Plateau state capital. The baby factory was discovered by some men of the Nigerian Army's Operation, Safe Haven.

'I'll never be friends with him again'- Drake breaks his silence on Meek Mill beef, Nicki Minaj's reunion, Kanye West & Jay-Z (video)

In a new interview with Ovo Sound Radio, rapper, Drake, has spilled out on his beef with Meek Mill, his 'reunion' with Nicki Minaj and issues with Kanye West and Jay-Z. In the long interview, Drake said he'll never be friends again with Meek Mill and that he always writes majority of his own songs.

Mo Abudu, Banky W, Kemi Adetiba, Sola Sobowale, Betty Irabor, celebrate The Wedding Party's N450m record box-office takings

Last night, the Elfike Collective  hosted the cast and crew of ‘The Wedding Party’ to a fabulous wedding-themed costume party at the Sky Lounge, Lagos to celebrate its record-breaking cinema run and officially declare box office takings now in excess of N450m. Since its December 2016 theatrical release, the Kemi Adetiba-directorial debut is now the highest grossing Nigerian movie of all time.

Wow! The 'Gucci' dress Beyonce's daughter wore to the 2017 NBA All Star Game costs $1,790.. That's N923,640

Rapper Jay Z, his pregnant wife, singer Beyonce and their daughter, Blue Ivy stepped out to watch the 2017 NBA All Star Game on Sunday night. We noticed that Blue Ivy had on a Gucci dress and went to check out the price. It's currently being sold for $1,790. When converted to Naira using the exchange rate #1 to $516... That's roughly N923,640. More photos after the cut.

Check out 10 Throwback photos of Big Brother Naija housemate, TTT

TTT (Thin Tall Tony) is obviously one of the most talked about housemates at the Big Brother Naija House. Apart from escaping eviction last night, TTT has been in the news lately for his sexcapades with Bisola despite the fact that he's married with two kids. See more of his throwback photos after the cut.

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