TVC Newscaster, Edet Umoh, has passed on. He died some days ago after battling with an undisclosed illness that kept him bedridden for weeks. He was 37 years old.
Friday, 24 September 2010
A 21 year old man, Elijah Adisa, who was accused of sodomising teenagers for ritual purposes, narrowly escaped being lynched by a mob at Amai Street, Amukoko, on Thursday morning. According to residents of the street, Mr Adisa, who was revered as a man of God, had been engaging in that act for a long time but luck ran out of him last week when his neighbours discovered he was having sex with one of the boys.
62-year-old retired former Inspector-general of Police, Mike Okiro, yesterday publicly declared his intention to run for the sole senatorial seat in the Federal Capital Territory. He announced that he will contest on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).
Thursday, 23 September 2010
Read it on Sarah Ofili's blog here
'Memories of my Heart' a movie co-produced by Ini Edo will premiere October 15th at 10A Ikoya Avenue, off Macpherson Street, off Bourdillion Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. 'Memories of my Heart' stars Ramsey Nouah, Ini (herself), Uche Jombo, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Koffi Adjorlolo, Monalisa Chinda, Desmond Elliot and many others.
According to this week's Star Magazine, Kutcher Kutcher has been having an affair with 21-year-old Brittney Jones, who shared private text messages from the actor with the magazine.
"When's the next time you're gonna have an empty house?" Brittney wrote to Ashton.
"Not sure," he replied. "Maybe the end of the month." He then added, "I'm w/ my daughter."
After her show tomorrow, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde will hold a public launch of her album and her Give and Let Give project at Fantasy Land in Lagos on Sunday 26th, 2010.
Admission to this event is free but come with gifts. It's all for charity.
|D'banj with Enrique Iglesias...colour me green with envy somebody...:-)|
D'banj's campaign jingle for President Jonathan is titled "We don't want bad luck". I can imagine what comes after that...We want Goodluck perhaps? Very creative...lol
Anyway, If you want to make the jingle your Caller Tune, then text the code tune11641 to the following number: 7728 (There are no spaces in the code). Glo subscribers only.
The Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal is perhaps the biggest news story currently so I'm sure you all have heard about. The scandal is getting messier and messier.
Details from the complaints against Bishop Eddie Long after the break.
Read the amazing story here >>
Ex-beauty queen and former night club owner, Ibinabo Fiberesima is a new woman. Sources close to her say she has completely turned her life around, bidding farewell to alcohol, cigarettes and partying. The single mother of three who is still facing a manslaughter trial is now a born again Christian and spreads the word of God at every opportunity.
Featuring an image of Andy Warhol's "Rorschach" on the cover, the fully-illustrated book decodes 36 songs from Jay-Z's extensive catalog, offering an intimate, first-hand account of the rapper's most famous raps.
In addition to the hardcover release, Random House will publish "Decoded" as an eBook, as well as an interactive iPhone/iPad application that will include exclusive video and customizable content.
To read an excerpt from the book, continue
A 56-year-old man, John Oromoro, is in police custody for allegedly killing his pastor, Ben Ojinaka. The incident happened on Sunday, September 19th at Jakande Estate, Ajangbadi. Mr Oromoro said the pastor of Jesus Power Ministry, Benjamin Ojinaka, 45, allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter in July this year. He said he went to confront the pastor on the allegation that it was his daughter that lured him to have sex with him when a fight ensued between them that led to the pastor’s death.
Jay-z and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are on the cover of Forbes Magazine's “400 Richest People In The World” Issue. Forbes paired one of the most successful recording artists of all time, Jay-Z, with the most successful investor of all time,Warren Buffett, who is worth about $45 billion.
If you want to watch their interview together, go here >>
The three children of the Chairman of the Plateau State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Awalu Dankurma, have been abducted by gunmen. They were forcefully taken on Tuesday as they were being driven to school.
Celebrates 50 of Nigeria’s most influential young leaders
|Mosun Umoru, Business-Owner of the Year 2010 with President Jonathan|
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Cleveland authorities announced they have cracked an international drug-smuggling ring led by suspects, Nigerian Christopher Ugochukwu and Mexican Jose Castillo-Ramirez. The two-year investigation culminated Tuesday morning with the indictment of 24 people in what Federal prosecutors called the largest-ever heroin bust in Ohio. 44 pound of heroin was seized in the bust.
Ugochukwu had his heroin smuggled in from Nigeria. Read the rest of the story here
The Best of Nollywood Awards (BON will hold on December 15th, 2010. And, the organizers are set to break the world record for the longest red carpet in the world with a red carpet that would stretch over 1.7km, beating the current world record holder of 1.6m.
Nigerian stowaway found dead in wheel-well of Lagos-Johannesburg Arik Air aircraft, after return flight to Lagos
Security chiefs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos are brainstorming on how a young Nigerian man was discovered dead yesterday in the wheel-well, the under-carriage compartment of Arik Air aircraft that flew to Johannesburg on Saturday and returned on Monday to Lagos.
Single parents and BBA5 Housemates, Mwisho and Meryl are engaged. Mwisho proposed to Meryl some days back and their engagement party is this Saturday Sept 25th.
|Caroline and Husband|
Recently, Caroline Ekanem Danjuma's new record label, Guepard Records organized a glamourous listening party to show off the talents of some of the musicians under it's label. It held at De Marque Rooftop Cafe. More pictures after the cut...
Premium hair care brand, Natures Gentle Touch has seen its new improved herbalblend hair relaxer kit win the best relaxer for the year 2010. The award which was announced at the just concluded City People Brands Award held on Sunday 19th September at the Events Warehouse, Illupeju saw the brand triumph against other top relaxers nominated within its category.
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
|Peter and Mary Akoussun|
The chick playing tonsil hockey with The Biebs at the back of a Honda is 16-year-old Jasmine Villegas, the chick who played his lead female interest in his "Baby" music video. Picks of them making out after the cut...
But rather than touch the money, in a rare display of honesty, he alerted the bank’s authority, won himself a scholarship, and was hosted to a reception at the Lagos headquarters of his church, Mountain of Fire and Miracles by the Overseer Dr. D.k. Olukoya,
Adeyemi explains exactly how the error happened...
"We have chosen the date for our wedding, but we are not going to make it a public thing. There is no way people will not know about it, but even at that, it's going to be top secret. It's definitely happening very soon, before Dec 2010" Dakore's beau Olu Akande tells Sunday Adebayo of Encomium Mag...