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Friday, 8 October 2010

Cecilia Ibru pleads guilty, sentenced to six months in prison and forfeits assets

 Mrs. Cecilia Ibru has been convicted of fraud by a federal high court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The embattled for managing director of Oceanic Bank Plc entered a plea deal with EFCC prosecutors and was subsequently sentenced to a six-month term in jail but will have to forfeit over N191 billion in cash and assets to the government.

The former managing director was charged for several financial offences including money laundering, wire fraud and abuse of office amongst other after she was sacked by the central bank in the wake of the last global melt down.

 

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Tuface with daughter, Isabel

Isabel's mum is is Tuface's longtime girlfriend, Annie Macauley. What a cutie...!

Spotted: Ene Lawani


Former Miss Nigeria (queen with the longest reign 2004-10) looking gorgeous in black...

Former Attorney General, Aondoakaa, Suspended As SAN


The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has suspended the former Attorney General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa as a "Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)," pending investigations over a petition submitted by the Committee for the Defence of Human Right (CDHR) requesting his removal as a SAN.

Abused Toddler Duct Taped to Wall by Teenage Mother
























Photographs in the case of a 22-month old boy who was duct taped to a wall by his teenage mother and her boyfriend have surfaced.

The boy's mother, 18-year-old Jayla Hamm, pleaded no contest to negligent child abuse. Hamm, an admitted drug user, received 10 days in jail and two years probation.

Photo of the day...

Shade Okoya, Remi and Bola Tinubu

Wonder what the former Governor of Lagos State is looking at...lmao!

Marks & Spencer's enhancing underpants for men

Bum lift pants

 British retailer Marks & Spencer launched its new 'enhancing underpants' for men. These pants come in two styles – bum lift pants and a frontal enhancement pants.

frontal enhancement pants.
Lol, this can't be normal. What straight guy would want to enhance his butt?
These oyibo people will not kill me...LMAO!!!

BBC2 To Air Law & Disorder In Lagos - Sun,10 Oct















On the streets of Lagos, it is not the police who wield power but gangs of fight-hardened young men known as Area Boys. Louis spends time with several outfits, joining them as they patrol their turf, clash with local rivals and keep the peace in a brutal and haphazard fashion.

Toni Braxton files bankruptcy on 43rd birthday



















Toni Braxton turns 43 today and filed for bankruptcy with nearly $50 million in debt.

Another beauty of the day: Ebbe Bassey



Oh wow, I found another gorgeous lady. Her name is Ebbe Bassey and she's an actress based in the US. You can read more about Ebbe here

Another pic of her after the cut..

Djinee and Naeto C collaborate



















Djinee and Naeto C are currently in the studio collaborating on a new song. I hear it's a badass song. Watch out people!

Rita Dominic without make-up



















You can't touch her!...:-)

Meanwhile she's planning to her produce her own movie. She's currently auditioning for characters in the movie which will be produced by her company Audrey Silva Company. If you think you can act, send your head shot to auderysilvacompany@gmail.com.

Kelly Rowland goes braless in a see-through top

 
Ok then...:-)
Lady is looking way too good these day...

Mo'Hits touring East Africa



















The guys just embarked on a tour of East Africa. They are starting off from Kenya.
Trust Mo'Hits, they always represent! Enjoy East Africa!

Whitney Houston's Back On Drugs, Says The Enquirer

The National Enquirer is reporting that Whitney Houston is back on drugs and that an intervention is being staged.
Oh dear, not again!!!

Spotted: Ikechukwu and Sarah Ofili at the AY Show



















The couple were spotted at AY show that took place at the 02 in London yesterday.
Mr and Mrs Killz...how cute...:-)

Flooding in some parts of Nigeria...

Two men paddle canoes to their homes at Od-Ogun, Ikorodu Road in Lagos

Thousands of people from more than 30 flooded villages in northwestern Nigeria faced shortages of food and shelter on Wednesday, with fears building of disease outbreaks. Officials in Sokoto state said more than 130,000 people had been displaced by flooding three weeks ago when a spillway from the Goronyo dam burst from heavy rains, sweeping through the villages.

The World's Hundred Most Powerful Women















Forbes just released a list of the USA World's 100 Most Powerful women

Michelle Obama - No. 1
Oprah Winfrey - No. 3
Hilary Clinton - No. 5
Lady Gaga - No. 7
Beyonce - No. 9
Ellen DeGeneres - No. 10
Sarah Palin - No. 16
Angelina Jolie - 21
Madonna - No. 29
Heidi Klum - No. 39
Queen Elizabeth - No. 41
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - No. 88 (Only African on the list)

Read the rest here

Transcript Of Henry Okah's Interview On Al Jazeera

Read the transcript after the cut...

Beauty of the day - Shireen Benjamin


























See, I found a dark-skinned girl...:-)
Her name is Shireen Benjamin and she's the current Miss West Africa International.
More pics of her when you continue...

Swiss inch toward world's longest train tunnel

















The Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland has been under construction since 1993, and upon its scheduled completion at the end of 2017, it will span 35 miles, the longest rail tunnel on the planet. The current title belongs to Seikan Tunnel in Japan. Completed in 1988, it stretches 33.49 miles, a large portion of which is underwater. The Swiss tunnel will zoom through the Alps, traveling between Zurich and Milan in about two and a half hours.

Wow!!!

Kanu Nwankwo joins IBB Campaign train???

According to High Society Mag, former Super Eagles Captain, Kanu Nwankwo, has joined IBB's campaign train...

Gambia introduces death penalty for drug trafficking

Gambia introduce Death Penalty for drug trafficking. 250 kilo and above will attract public execution. The West African country is fast becoming a transit hub for western bound drugs.

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Jennifer Hudson: From size 12 to size 6

 
 The singer's lost over 50 pounds recently

 
 Jennifer Hudson now

 If you want to know how she did it, then continue...

Touching Lives One Child at a time...

























Touching Lives one Child at a time, the idea of the Comforting Hands Foundation (CHF), was Borne by the founder Jumoke Bakare in May 2010 out of the desire to lend physical and emotional support to the ever growing population of babies who have lost one or both parents, and as such have no one left in this world to care for them. 

Church rewards the student who returned N9.3 billion to bank

Job receiving his car gift


The General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, has presented a brand new Toyota Corolla car, an undisclosed amount of money and a certificate of honesty to the Polytechnic student, Durojaye Adeyemi Job, who returned N9.3 billion wrongly credited to his First Bank Plc account. (If you missed the story, you can read it here).

Dr. D.K. Olukoya said the church decided to reward him to show people that intergrity and honest still pay. He noted that Adeyemi’s action has portrayed him as a good ambassador of the church’s emphasis on holiness.

Source: Henry Ojelu - PM News

Police Shut ThisDay


The Nigerian police this morning stormed the premises of ThisDay Newspaper in Apapa, Lagos.

According to sources close to the media outfit, security operatives, acting on a court order, forcefully entered the company’s office complex and chased away all the workers on duty.

While there, they seized both the official and private cars parked in the premises and  also carted away all the computers (both desktop and laptop) found in their offices.


Source: Funsho Arogundade - P.M.NEWS

Beauty of the day - Linda Mesrob

Isn't she lovely?

Akon Live in Ilorin (pictures)

















 The show held on Oct 2 at Ilorin and featured many Naija artistes like D'Banj, P-Square, Sasha, Tony Tetuila, Wande Coal, Naeto C etc
 
More pics when you continue...

Northern Political Leaders Ask Jonathan To Resign


Read the press statement by The Northern Political Leaders Forum after the cut...

RIP Hilal










































She died of cancer a few days ago. So so sad.
Rest in peace!

Jonathan wants Prof Fafunwa to apologize to Nigerians. I think he should be the one apologizing.





















There was massive failure in Neco this year. I think more than half the students failed the examination. And in addressing the issue, the federal government or let's say Pres. Goodluck Jonathan has asked Professor Babatunde Fafunwa to apologize to Nigerians for the failure of the 6-3-3-4 system of education (6years in primary school, 3years in Junior Secondary School, another 3years in Senior Secondary and 4 years in a tertiary institution) that he introduced in 1982 while serving as the Minister of Education. Jonathan is blaming the failure of our education sector on that system.

SMH! Instead of dealing with the real issues, they are talking about a system. How is that the problem? It doesn't matter what you call it, if the foundation is messed up, everything else is messed up.

First Bank Sponsors Nigeria Leadership Initiative

Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI)’s ‘Champions of Values Fund-raising Dinner’ sponsored by First Bank of Nigeria Plc is coming up at 6pm on the 23rd of October 2010 at the Landmark Village in Victoria Island, Lagos.


Photo of the day...

























Sheck that ass our Beckham. Sheck it rout...:-)

Funke Akindele set to premiere new movie 'Omo Ghetto'

























Omo Ghetto a.k.a Ghetto Girlz release parry has been postponed!!!!The new date is 24th October 2010@the National Arts Theatre Iganmu.
Gates- N2,000 only. Time- 1pm. Dress code- A Ghetto Touch!!!
For Tickets Bookings...Pls call 08035264704,08026019193,08071277067,08033502899

Internet Keeps Growing! Traffic up 62% in 2010
















 Read report here

Faze set to release two new singles

I love Faze plenty plenty but this his picture on this cover...e be as e get...:-)

Anyway, the singer is set to release two new singles, Relate and Gear One, from his upcoming 4th album.
Get ready people!

Rita Dominic's 'Walk for Charity' in Kenya



















More pictures when you continue..
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The many faces and frames of Nollywood actress Adaora Ukoh

 












 More pictures of the actress and TV presenter of Diva's Dynasty when you continue...

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Beauty of the day - Eku Edewor


Studio 53 Extra presenter - Eku Edewor...
Lovely!!!

Presidency Asked Me to Blame North for Bombing, Says Okah

"On Saturday morning, just a day after the attack, a very close associate of President Jonathan called me and explained to me that there had been a bombing in Nigeria and that President Jonathan wanted me to reach out to the group, MEND, and get them to retract the earlier statement they had issued claiming the attacks. They wanted to blame the attacks on northerners who are trying to fight against him [Jonathan] to come back as president and if this was done, I was not going to have any problems with the South African government." Okah said in an interview with Al Jazeera on Tuesday conducted by telephone from the South Africa prison where he is being held on terrorism charges.

The presidency have denied the politically damaging, and potentially incriminating allegation, saying it was all made up by the militant leader.

Oh dear, what is going on in our country...?

Genevieve to Host African Music Awards

















Simon Webbe from BLUE and Genevieve Nnaji have been confirmed to host this year's O2 African Music Awards.

The ceremony will hold on 15th October 2010 at London’s Wembley Arena. Acts billed to perform  include D'Banj, JJC, and Akon.

Actress Jennifer Aniston Voted Most Eligible Single Woman in the World

The currently unattached actress, 41, was voted the most eligible single woman in the world, according to a "60 Minutes"/Vanity Fair poll released yesterday Monday 4th Oct.


The star (who nabbed 29 percent of the votes) was followed by Halle Berry (21 percent); Elin Nordegren (15 percent); Betty White (11 percent); Lady Gaga (5 percent); and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Elena Kagan (4 percent).

They will do a poll in the US and call it World...why is that?
Why not 'voted most eligible single woman in America'?
America is not World naw...abi?
Na wa sha...:-)

Photo of alleged Abuja bombers...

Left  Ben Jessy. Right, Chima Orlu

The Nigeria Police on Sunday, October 3, confirmed the arrest of two suspects of the Abuja bombing which claimed 12 lives and have released photos of two other suspects declared wanted - Chima Orlu and Ben Jessy, who are now at large.

If you have any information, please call police hot lines - 08033225-349; 2. 0806-2700-000; and 3. 0803-8305-707.

Pres. Jonathan Appoints New National Security Adviser























President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed retired General Andrew Owoeye Azazi as the new National Security Adviser, NSA.
General Azazi is to take over from Col. Kayode Are, who is proceeding on Retirement.

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