Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Buhari leaves to Malta tomorrow to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting

Press statement from the presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja tomorrow, Thursday, November 26 for Malta to participate in the 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which begins in the island nation on Friday. The Commonwealth is made up of Britain, Nigeria and 51 other countries that work together to pursue common goals and promote development, democracy, peace, security and good governance.

A Sickle Cell Graduate Patient Needs Your Help

Sickle cell nightmare, what you can do to help?
In my 50 years of living with sickleanaemia cell disorder, I have come across very heart wrenching stories. I am sure some of you have more sorry tales to tell about relatives of friends who suffer from the terrible condition. The case ofAbiodunAbidemiBakarebelow is one of such heart-wrenching cases that prompt this post in the first place. 

Photo: Femi Kuti recuperating after surgery

Femi Kuti is recuperating well after his recent surgery which was announced by Yeni his older sister. This picture released by African Shrine on Instagram this evening shows the Afrobeat singer is recuperating well. Thank God.

Lol...they have this kind of agency?

...and their motto is unity and progress...lol

More photos of Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Amaechi, others at HID Awolowo's funeral

Chief Mrs HID Awolowo who died in September was buried at her husband's home in Ikenne Ogun state today November 25th. Continue to see more photos...

Genevieve Nnaji stuns at her movie premiere in Abuja

Genevieve Nnaji wore this pink dress to her movie, Road To Yesterday, premiere in Abuja this evening. Lovely dress! Stunning woman!

Black Friday Haul on JiJi: how to get even bigger discounts

Black Friday - is just right around the corner! If you haven’t heard - this is one day a year and it is going all around the Globe, when you can buy things with almost 70% off! Sounds radical, right? And Jiji.ng is no exception, being a #1Classified in Nigeria we joined in on the Black Friday Haul!
“Buying things from classifieds is always cheaper!”

Amber Rose shares photo of her 13-year-old self and her first crush

He was a cutie!

Guess who?

This is the actress in a movie she featured in in 2006. She looks a little different these days. Can you guess who she is?

See a woman's shocking allergic reaction to hair dye

A user on Imgur shared these shocking photos of her friend's swollen and unrecognizable face after an allergic reaction to hair dye. The friend who goes by the name (thechosenginger) said that this wasn’t the result of an at-home dye job but by a professional stylist at a salon.

Mbong Amata's Bong House Media releases promo pics with Splash & newly signed act, Cole

Popular Actress Mbong Amata recently flaunted her new music label Bong House Media with Splash being the first signed act. Here, she introduces a new ​signee ​named 'Cole'. "Cole" is an 18 year old artist with vocals which is certain to blow your mind. Check out the promo photos after the cut which was nicely shot by @Thatthroneguy and make up by @Chichifaceville and a song by him featuring his label mate Splash 'Don't Cry' .

Elderly couple recreate their wedding photos for 70th wedding anniversary

An elderly Chinese couple celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary by recreating their wedding photos. According to Chongqing Evening News, Cao Yuehua, 97, and his wife Wang Deyi, 98, from southwest China’s Chongqing returned to the same place they took their wedding photos in 1945, dressed up as a newlywed bride and groom, and recreated their wedding photo. Cao even recited the poem he wrote to his Wang 70 years ago.

Photo of VP Osinbajo as a pupil of Corona School

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (1st from left - front row) as a pupil of Corona School. Photo credit: Corona Schools

Yemi Osinbajo & wife, Dolapo celebrate 26th wedding anniversary

The 26th Wedding Anniversary of Vice President - Prof Yemi Osinbajo and his beautiful wife, Dolapo is today. Happy anniversary to them!

Photo of late Prince Audu Abubakar as a young man

He died at age 68 on November 22nd. May his soul rest in peace, amen!

Alleged kidnappers apprehended and beaten in Lagos (photos)

Two men were apprehended and beaten up by a mob in Agege, Lagos around 11am this morning after someone identified them as they allegedly tried to dupe a woman on the streets. The man raised alarm and claimed the men had also tried to swindle and kidnap him and people descended on them. See more photos after the cut...

International Comedy Festival ft Basketmouth, Trevor Noah & others

Comedy Central Host the biggest comedy Festival featuring: Aries Spears, Jeff Ross, Trevor Noah, Basketmouth, John Vlismas, Hannibal Buress, Salvador, David Kau and many more. Festival kicks off today until the 5th of December.

Emir of Kano Sanusi's Rolls Royce spotted in UNIBEN today

Heard he was in University of Benin today to be installed as the chancellor of the school...

Kylie Jenner shares snapchat video of Tyga's hands between her legs

She shared the video and quickly deleted it. See Tyga's tattooed hand in between her legs. Bad boy!

Photos: Nigerians on UK most wanted list in connection with various crimes

UK's most wanted are individuals of various nationalities sought in connection for crimes including murder, sexual assault, burglary, violence and more. Source: Crimestoppers (@CrimestoppersUK)

Olu Suliman, aged 30-35, aka William Suliman is wanted in relation to a 2008 rape investigation.
Omoniyi Adefeyetin is wanted by British Transport Police for over allegation of rape. The victim was pushed down and bitten on the chest by Adefeyetin, he then forced her to remove her clothes.

Join Casper Nyovest, O.T Genasis, Olamide & many more at Cloud9 Music Concert Next Friday

Guess what party lovers? Come Friday, November 27th 2015, The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki will be hosting Award-winning South African artiste, Caper Nyovest and American Rapper, O.T Genasis, alongside other Nigerian artistes at the launch of Nigeria’s most experiential online music streaming website, Cloud9.

One of the Nigerians deported from the UK speaks "Half of the people on the flight have family here"

Shortly before they were bundled into the plane yesterday, one of the Nigerians deported from the UK spoke to Detained Voices, a site which shares stories, experiences and demands made by people held in immigration detention centres in the UK or those who have family members or partners in detention. Read his story after the cut...

Photo: Singer Niyola steps out in seriously distressed jeans

...and looks good in it!

Serena Williams writes touching tribute to her late dog

Aww...se ki awa gba aso-ebi ni? Lol. Serena Williams posted an emotional tribute to her dog, 16-year-old Jackie, who died on Tuesday, November 24. The World Tennis Champ was 17 when she brought the Jack Russell Terrier home. Read the tribute after the cut...

Lasca Residence Abuja for rent

LASCA Residence is one of the most sought after properties in the Gaduwa District of Abuja. It is a brand new luxury apartment located in an area that places it within easy reach of everything the city has to offer such as hotels, schools, shopping malls and plazas, Banks and other financial institutions, good roads and recreation centers.

Phuc Dat Bich admits hoax in Facebook name battle

Remember the Vietnamese man who called himself Phuc Dat Bich and made global headlines after saying he was fighting to use his real name on Facebook? (read here). He has admitted that it was a prank.

"Mr Phuc Dat Bich" said on Facebook that his real name was "Joe Carr". He said what had started as a joke between friends became a prank that made a fool out of the media. However, it brought out the best in people and gave encouragement to people with interesting names.

I won't renege on paying N18k minimum wage- Amosun

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun says he will not renege on his promise to pay the N18, 000 minimum wage despite calls by some other state governors to have the minimum wage reduced due to the reduced Federal allocation.

Governor Amosun stated this during the presentation of the 2016 Appropriation bill to the members of the State House of Assembly in Abeokuta yesterday November 24th.

Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04tn fine- Minister of Communication says

Minister of Communication, Bayo Shittu, says only President Buhari will decide on the N1.04 trillion fine Nigeria Communication Commission slammed on the MTN for defaulting in the Sim registration exercise. Shittu said this at the Alliance 4 Affordable Internet Nigeria Coalition conference in Lagos yesterday November 24th
“I don’t think there is any conflicting position on where government stands on the MTN issue. Recall that there were violations which were established against MTN. The violations were to the tune of five million subscribers.

Photos: Pope Francis arrives in Kenya

Pope Francis arrived Kenya for his state visit this afternoon and was received by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, his wife, Reverend Fathers and other top government functionaries. See more photos after the cut...

Introducing Nigeria’s Leading Online Learning and Video Tutorial Marketplace

SupremeWeb Solutions has launched an online learning platform for Nigerians to bridge the information divide and skill gap affecting the populace. Simply called AcadaWeb, the website offers you the opportunity to learn and acquire lucrative skills online or offline by requesting for the DVD Home Training Version of the courses delivered to your door step.

Photos: Funmi Iyanda receives honorary fellowship from University of Cumbria

Nigerian media entrepreneur, Funmi Iyanda, today received an honorary fellowship from the University of Cumbria in recognition of her significant global contribution to human rights and sustainability. She is the first African woman to receive the award. Congrats to her. More pics after the cut...

2 activists glued themselves to the gate of an immigration detention centre in bid to stop the deportation flight to Nigeria & Ghana

Their plan didn't work as a plane carrying 500 Nigerians arrived Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos this morning. According to a UK campaign group, Unity Centre, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, two people reportedly glued themselves to the gate of an immigration centre in an attempt to stop the departure of a flight from the UK to Nigeria and Ghana. The two people were among anti-deportation activists gathered to protest at Colbrook immigration removal centre, near Heathrow airport, in an attempt to block a bus carrying detainees from leaving.

Photos: Buhari attends HID Awolowo's Funeral

President Buhari this afternoon arrived Ikenne, Ogun state for the Funeral ceremony of H.I.D Awolowo. See more photos after the cut...

The Game angry over instagram's plans to pull his eggplant photos

Instagram is planning pull down these two photos of The Game putting his eggplant on display on his instagram page. He has been contacted about the takedown after the photos, posted three weeks ago, were flagged so much by fans.espite Insta's tough policies on nudity and such.

Reacting The Game said "Instagram is threatening to ban my account if I don't take the pictures down and you wanna know how I feel about it?" He pointed to his face, which had a smirk on it...

Share your story in #MyToughJobStory contest

Your journey may not have been all rosy, but every story has the potential of being the bestseller. So go on and share your compelling story on www.fidelitybank.ng/mytoughjobstory in #MyToughJobStory contest. Who knows? You may just inspire someone to achieve more and win cash prizes. 

Lagos state Governor's monitoring team arrests traffic violators

Lagos State Governor’s Monitoring Team arrests vehicles for violating traffic rules and other related offences, on Wednesday, November 25. This was sent as a press statement, hopefully, one day they will send us photos of them arresting those hoodlums who rob people in traffic.

Photos of some of the Nigerians deported from the UK today

500 Nigerians arrived Lagos today after they were bundled in a plane and deported from the UK by the UK government. More photos after the cut...

FFK slams the military for denying that 105 soldiers were killed by Boko Haram recently

Despite the statement the Nigerian Army released debunking the killing of 105 soldiers by Boko Haram at Gudunbali, Borno State, on Wednesday November 18th, former Minister of Aviation, Olufemi Olukayode insists the soldiers were killed and that 34 others were also recently killed by Boko Haram and is appalled that the military is trying to cover up. See more of his tweets...

It's Club 57's 1st year Anniversary Already...

This time last year, 57 nightclub opened its doors in Ikoyi to all party goers and it has been a roller coaster! Virtually, all Nigerian celebrities have rocked at 57 in one year as seen in the pictures below.

Photos: Pope Francis departs Rome for his first African tour

Pope Francis left Fiumicino Airport in Rome this morning aboard an Alitalia Flight for his first African tour. The Pope will spend three days in Kenya before heading to Uganda, and round off the tour in Bangui, Central African Republic. Another photo of him inside the plane after the cut...

Accident on Third mainland Bridge (Photos)

There was a serious accident on third mainland bridge involving 2 buses. Thankfully, there was no casualty. More photos after the cut...

Diamond Platnumz shares adorable photo with his daughter

She's cute!

First photos from H.I.D Awolowo's funeral

VP Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi, Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola, Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha, Shonekan, Daisy Danjuma, Yakubu Gowon, Oladipo Diya, Rotimi Amaechi, Tambuwal, Obasanjo are among the dignitaries attending the funeral of Chief H.I.D Awolowo in Ikenne, Ogun state. See more photos after the cut...