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Saturday, 12 February 2011

INEC DDC Machine Found In The Home Of House Of Rep Member In Katsina

This video was taken by a citizen report in Mashi local govt in Katsina state. Hon. Salisu Majigiri' (Member house of reps and strong loyalist of Gov. Ibrahim Shema) took INEC voters registration to his house after allegedly bribing INEC officials.

Stampede Deaths At President Goodluck Jonathan's Campaign Rally in PH

Several people were feared to have been killed today Saturday Feb 12th in a stampede at an election campaign rally for Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in the oil city of Port Harcourt, witnesses said. - Reuters

A press statement issued by the office of The President regarding Port Harcourt stampede deaths when you continue...

Video: Jim Iyke Launches official website

Obi Asika's 72year old mother survives ghastly motor accident.

Obi Asika's mum
On Sunday Jan 31, the 72 year old mum of CEO of Storm 360 Ltd, Obi Asika, was involved in a ghastly car accident. Mrs Asika had travelled to the AU Summit in Addis Ababa and was less than 5mins from her home when the vehicle she was in was blindsided by a Honda Accord which crossed from the service lane on the other side, traversed three lanes, the culvert in the middle and smashed into the vehicle she was traveling in. This accident happened near Wuye, Abuja.

These pics are of the car that hit the vehicle which she was in

Her vechicle was thrown sky-high and then proceeded to somersault severally, she was thrown out of the vehicle in her seat and landed in the concrete culvert in the middle. A good samaritan couple that witnessed the accident moved her and her two colleagues, the driver and two senior Govt officials to the hospital. The other parties were discharged that day and thankfully had relatively minor injuries.

Mrs Asika has since been discharged from hospital and doing very well at home.
Seeing the damage to this vehicle, it's a miracle all of those involved in the accident survived. God be praised.

Ladybrille's Man of the Month: Amobi Okoye

This young man right here, is one of the most inspiring men you will meet. He is so amazing, brilliant, inspiring and I am honored he is our Ladybrille Man of the Month! - Ladybrille.

So LB, is he 'inspiringly' single? Holla at a girl...*wink* *wink*
Lol

Advert for Rihanna's new perfume Reb'l Fluer

Beauty of the day: Bianca Onoh-Ojukwu

Growing up I believed Bianca was the most beautiful woman in the world...but then I saw Aishwarya Rai, Halle Berry, Agbani Darego...so let me adjust that...Bianca is one of the most beautiful women in the world.

Rihanna and blogger Sandra Rose get into a war of words on twitter

The fight started after Sandra Rose Tweeted that she was unfollowing Rihanna because Rihanna agreed lift the restraining order against Chris Brown.

More when you continue...

Ex-beauty queen Ene Lawani debuts headwear


Ex-beauty queen (Miss Nigeria 2004) Ene Maya Lawani just debuted her headwear collection called Ene Maya Collection, a combination of head wraps, scarves and accessories. The aim is to introduce this as a trend in
young Nigerian women to accessorize any kind of outfit. The Ene Maya Collection will be stocking at Rivista Stores on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi from the 1st of March 2011. Prices will range from N5,000 to N30,000.
For further enquiries call Ene Lawani on 08035378970.

Five Killed in Fresh Jos Attack

Five people were confirmed killed in a fresh attack by unknown gunmen at a village in Kuru, near Jos. The attack comes barely 48 hours after two warring communities signed a peace pact to end the deadly attacks. An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria that the heavily-armed attackers who invaded the village on Thursday night, also injured eight others, while several houses were burnt. The Plateau State Police Commissioner Abdularahman Akano, who confirmed the latest attack, said that no arrests had been made. Moses Dalyop, chairman of the Jos South Local Government Area also confirmed the incident, but he declined to provide further details. - 234next

New Video: Flavour N'Abania - My Woman Is Gone

Friday, 11 February 2011

Nigeria's Best Movie of 2010 is...?

Silverbird Cinemas says it's Anchor Baby. A lot of people think it's Ije.
I haven't seen Anchor Baby so it's hard for me to have an opinion here...
But which movie do you feel was the best of last year? Maybe it's neither..?
Let's know what you think...

Celebrity Valentine Party @Volar Bar

Come mingle and share moments with the industry's finest at the Hip Hop World Celebrity Valentine Party taking place on February 12, 2010 at Volar by Vuitton VI Lagos.
Enjoy as DJ, Sose, Dj Vinne and DJ Tee yes DJ Tee dish out great love tunes for your pleasue.
It will be a love affair like no other. Don't be told, be there!!!

Black Gold (Struggle for the Niger Delta) official trailer

Rihanna has agreed to lessen the restraining order against Chris Brown...

Looks like they were having an argument here...
As it stands Chris Brown is not allowed within 10 yards of Rihanna, as a result of the assault two years ago, but Rihanna has requested the order be dropped to a level one restraining order, meaning she and Chris can have contact as long as he doesn't annoy, molest or harass her.

As soon as the judge signs this, then they can both attend the Grammys (not together) where Rihanna will be performing.

Anita Uwagbale-Iseghoghi set to open kiddies store


Ex-beauty queen (MBGN 2004), married mother of two, and business woman, Anita Uwagbale Iseghoghi is getting set to officially open her kiddies store at the newly refurbished Chase Mall on Ademola Adetokunbo str., VI.

The lady behind Precise Events is said to be excited over her new venture and is planning to invite family and friends to celebrate with her at the official opening of the store which will happen in the coming weeks.

Video: short clip of Tuface Idibia on The Mo'Nique show...


Short video clip of Mo'nique mouthing the song African Queen just after the taping of her show with 2face and other guests. Full behind-the-scene feature coming soon on HipTV (in Nigeria) before worldwide broadcast of the episode on BET.

The Bugatti Veyron.

 
They say it's the world's most expensive car at $1.6million. 
Just because we can't afford it doesn't mean we can't admire it...:-). It's a beauty!

Braxton Family Values Teaser

Toni Braxton is the latest celebrity to open her home to reality TV.

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo, to build new school in rural Ghana

 
High profile Actor, John Dumelo is spearheading an effort in building better schools for the less privileged children in the rural areas of Ghana. On Febuary 3rd, 2011, the Actor chose to celebrate his Birthday with the students of Baayire Primary & Junior Secondary School.

The surprise visit by John Dumelo brought some festive cheer to the community. His arrival was received with loud screams and a warm welcome reception at the School. He made generous donations of basic School supplies and, Refreshments for everyone.

Standard Chartered Bank Plc To Name Bola Adesola As Managing Director

Barring any last minute changes, Nigeria’s Standard Chartered Bank Plc will name Mrs. Bola Adesola, a former Executive Director of First Bank Plc as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Mrs. Adesola was a former Executive Director, Corporate Banking at First Bank of Nigeria Plc before she resigned her appointment alongside two other Executive Directors (ED) in July 2010.

A seasoned financial services expert, Mrs. Adesola had been Managing Director/Chief Executive of Kakawa Discount House Limited, a company she successfully repositioned from an essentially mono-product profile into a multi product enterprise.

18 days into protest, Egypt's president refuses to step down...

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak stunned protesters in Cairo and proved numerous reports wrong yesterday Thursday when he announced in a televised speech that he would not step down from the presidency or leave the country. Instead, he handed his powers over to Vice President Omar Suleiman.

Mubarak's surprising and confusing announcement raises numerous questions about what is happening in Egypt.
For answers...read more >>

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Video of dead Claudia Aderotimi trying out fake butt...

We all heard about her death today. Here's a video of her just having a laugh with a room mate.
She's the girl in white top.
May she RIP

Ini Edo on the cover of Wow! Magazine.

Wow! Looks really nice...
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Tameka Raymond's tweet

 
This Tameka woman eh, e be like say she get wahala for body. As in, she know send....lol. See how serious the one on the left looks...cute boys...:-)

Tuface Idibia on The Mo'Nique Show

Tuface being interviewed by Mo'Nique
2face Idibia and Mo'nique on the Mo'nique Show taping in Atlanta on Tuesday 8th of February 2011. This picture was taken just after the interview and performance for Mo'nique's Wall of Fame.

Photo source: RMG

Introducing E4 PR's Latest Star, Actor and Model, Igoni Archibong.

 
Igoni Archibong comes from a family of fourteen and was raised as a staunch Christian, with good moral standards. He is of Efik descent and is happily married with two children.

More about him and more photos of him when you continue...

Leona Lewis steps out in yet another edgy outfit

 Is this becoming a trend?...not bad tho..

Comedy skit: Basket and Bovi for Lord of the Ribs London show

British-Born Nigerian Claudia Aderotimi dies after butt enhancement surgery.


Claudia was a 20 year old student and dancer who thought enhancing her butt would make her more attractive and get her into more music videos.

She traveled to the US to do the surgery and developed chest pains and struggled for breath for 12 hours after she had the illegal silicone injections at a budget hotel. She was taken to hospital but could not be saved.

A preliminary examination found the silicone filler had leaked into her bloodstream, leading to heart failure.

American detectives are investigating whether she was treated with cheap ‘industrial’ silicone, normally used as a sealant, rather than medical-grade material used in breast implant surgery.

It was not the first time Miss Aderotimi had had the procedure. She is believed to have been treated in November and the latest injection on Monday may have been a ‘top-up’ procedure.

Source: Daily Mail

New Video: Klever Jay ft K Solo - Eyiwunmi

Valentine: “Breakup or Celebration Day?” - Written By AY Comedian

AY and wife, Mabel
Valentines is a special day that is observed all over the world every February 14. It is a day that is associated with the tradition of giving and receiving of gifts. It is a day that is celebrated with great excitement. It is a day where lovers, friends and families exchange cards and flowers that come in various shapes and sizes. It’s a day where love sparks off or gets rekindled by the spirit of St. Valentine. It’s a day where love birds wine and dine at the best restaurants in town, attend music and comedy shows together, and even end up in the best hotels in town.

Iintroducing: Interscope artist, Mohombi

Raised the youngest of 15 siblings by his Swedish mother and Congolese-King father in Africa, Mohombi escaped war-torn Congo with his family to Stockholm where he and his older brother, Djo, formed the duo Avalon, became a huge dance club sensation and eventually sold over half a million albums in Europe and Africa. They also won the prestigious African Grammy in 2002.

Katy Perry & Russell Brand seek couples' conselling. Ashley Simpson and Pete Wentz to divorce

After just three months of marriage, Katy Perry and Russell are seeking couples therapy to help smooth over troubles in their marriage. And after just two and a half years of marriage, Ashlee Simpson has filed for divorce from her husband, Pete Wentz.

Wow, I feel sad for Ashley and Pete. They seemed like a couple in it for the long haul...
Katy and Russell...not that surprised...

Jewel by Lisa African Print Clutch Bags

 
Large clutch: ₦49, 500.
Small clutch: ₦39, 500.

Quite lovely...but a bit pricey. But then it's not for people like me...:-)
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Pics thanks to Terence Sambo

See how a mother keeps her son quiet

 
An African American mum posted this on her FB Page. If the mum was just messing around...then it's not funny. I hope someone contacts child services. This has got to be child abuse...not cool at all!

Senate Rejects Justice Aderemi As Jonathan's ICPC Chairman - Nominee

The Senate yesterday Feb 9 threw out the nomination of Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi (72), as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC).

Aderemi, a retired Supreme Court justice was dropped by the Senators on account of incompetence citing his old age.
President Goodluck Jonathan had nominated Aderemi in December as head of the anti-graft agency.

Had his nomination succeeded, Aderemi would have become the third retired Supreme Court Judge to head the commission. He was to succeed Emmanuel Ayoola, another retired Supreme Court judge.

Read more >> 

Leona Lewis' unique lips dress

She actually designed it herself and wore it to the Los Angeles premiere of Justin Bieber's film, Never Say Never.
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Wednesday, 9 February 2011

One dead, two BRT buses burnt, as LASTMA and Okada riders clash in Lagos

It happened this morning @ about 10:30 am around the Mile 12 area of Lagos State. An okada rider was crushed to death by a BRT (Bus Rapid Transport) while trying to escape from being arrested by the Lagos State Transport Management Authority, (LASTMA) officials who had been pursuing him from Ojota towards mile 12 for violating a traffic law.


After discovering that the Okada rider had died in the pursuit, the LASTMA officers took to their heels and ran towards Ketu for safety.

Okada riders and and angry youths who witnessed the incident set an empty LAGBUS and a BRT ablaze.

Yeah, things like this happen in Lagos. May the Okada man RIP.

The story of Acid Victim, Comfort Sunday.


Sorry about the graphic nature of the pic...but that's a human being...a victim of a superstitious belief. Please don't ask me to take the pics down. Incidents like this need to be brought to the fore front so people are aware that crazy things like this are happening in our society.

For those who don't know her, Comfort Sunday is the 14-year-old girl whose father poured acid on her after a pastor convinced her family that she was a witch and the source of all her family's problems. The father took her to an uncompleted building, where he poured a tin-full of corrosive acid on her.

Comfort was until the incident a JSS II student of Government Secondary School, Akwanga, and was living with her father, Sunday James, 61, and her stepmother, Justina Abimiku, 52. She lost her mom at a tender age and had been severally maltreated by her step mum.

Court grants Ibinabo Fiberesima permission to travel out of the country

Troubled actress Ibinabo Fiberesima was on Monday granted permission to travel out of the country for medical treatment for her three year old daughter with Fred Amata. Her lawyer succeeded in convincing a Lagos Judge that the mother of three was not going to jump bail.

Ibinabo's international passport and other traveling documents had been impounded by the police following the car accident she was involved in some years back that left a doctor dead.

But to travel out, she was asked to provide a surety with a property anywhere on the Island.

Beauty of the day: Emmanuela Salako

The 23 year old contested in the Miss Nigeria 2010 pageant but lost to Damilola Agbajor...

New Video: Timi Dakolo – Let It Shine


Now please shoot the video to 'Heaven Please'...that's a classic song.

'Shaving my hair with razor gave me bumps' - actress Mercy Johnson

"I shaved my hair for a movie role where I play the role of a widow. The movie is titled 'Heart of a Widow'. To make the role believable, I agreed to shave my hair. But they used razor to shave it and so it gave me bumps. I'm using New Medrol on the bumps now. I have to wait for the bumps to heal before going to the salon for further treatment, but I have no regrets" Mercy Johnson to Ngozi Nwankwo of Encomium Mag

INEC Removes Chime, Alao-Akala As Candidates For April Poll

The names of Governor Adebayo Alao-Akala of Oyo State and his counterpart in Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime were today erased from the lists of candidates eligible to contest in the April general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The move came as a huge surprise to the two governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and political pundits as both Alao-Akala and Chime were earlier listed to contest the governorship election in the lists made public by the electoral commission on Monday.
INEC said it removed the governors as candidates following court injunctions which as a law abiding institution it is bound to obey.

New Video: D'Banj ft. Snoop Dogg - Endowed Remix

Ex-beauty queen Celia Bissong set to wed TNT Boss, Amechi Okoye

Ex-beauty queen Celia Ohotu Bissong (MBGN 2003) is getting set to wed her boyfriend of over a year, Amechi Okoye. Good looking Amechi who studied Mathematics at University of Waterloo is the Managing Director of TNT/IAS and is from Anambra State. 

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