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Saturday, 24 September 2011

"Reasons you are not married" Written by Amara

Amara
You are not married not because there is no man ready for marriage as a good number of men are looking for life partners. The major reason Nigerian men are now scared of marriage is waywardness. Men are now afraid because they don’t know who to trust and also not sure if that beautiful girl they are interested in still has her womb intact.

They are also afraid because of the high mountain ladies have suddenly placed themselves on as no woman wants to date a poor man any longer but are all interested in those with good cars and houses.
A man recently told me why he does not allow his girlfriends to come to his house. According to him, he doesn’t want a case where a girl enters his house only for her to refuse leaving because of the beauty of the house and cars she will see.

Isn’t it surprising how single ladies now out-dress married women with good jobs whose husbands are very rich? You are not married because the single men around you are wondering if they will be able to meet up with your ever-demanding lifestyle. Even when they know they can afford it, what makes them believe you won’t take a walk tomorrow if anything goes wrong?

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Photos from Guinness VIP 'An Evening With' Roy Keane and Marcel Desailly

 
 
On Monday 19th September at Eko Hotel, Guinness VIP™ organized ‘An evening with...’ two former footballers who have very distinguished careers behind them: Roy Keane, former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland Captain, and Marcel Desailly, former Chelsea and French international.

A lot of their fans in Nigeria, who are GVIP members, had a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up-close and personal with their football idols, who answered many of their questions ans shared life lessons with them. The two football stars also visited Ibaban where more fans met them....

More pictures when you continue...

Walk Against Rape/Violence Against Women

On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Enough is Enough Nigeria, Project Alert, Rubies Ink, Delta Women, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) along with several other civil society organizations and individuals will walk in several cities around Nigeria to raise awareness about violence against women in Nigeria, and in particular, demand action on the gang-rape of a young lady by five young men alleged to be students of Abia State University (ABSU).

The walk will take place in the following cities:
Abia: Walk will commence at the Okpara square in Umuahia, Abia state and conclude at the state house.
Lagos: Protest will hold at the Abia State Liaison Office in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Abuja : Protesters will converge at The Eagle Square

High-heels for little children. Is it OK?

Tom Cruise's daughter, Suri, in high heels
 
Parenting groups have criticized top retailers for selling high-heeled shoes for girls as young as three, claiming they encourage the sexualisation of children.

Rita O’Reilly, of Parentline.com said: ‘Parents need to say No. A child should be dressed as a child.
'Parents are dressing their children as adults if they are putting them in high heels. I wouldn’t consider it appropriate. We all wore our mother’s heels which is fine.

‘Putting children in adult clothing can sexualise them and make them grow up before their time. Also if you put a young child in heels then they are not able to swing on swings and skip, and other things children naturally do.’

What do you think?

Corper attacked with acid, ex-boyfriend attacker still roaming free

 
Her name is Onyinye Blessing Agu and in February this year, an ex-boyfriend poured acid on her for ending their relationship two months earlier.

Onyinye was a corper, serving in Badagry West LCDA in Lagos State when the unfortunate incident happened to her.

The victim  became a born again christian, decided to live a new life and didn't think being in a relationship was appropriate, so she ended the relationship she was in with Ifeanyi Collins Ude in December 2010. Two months later, Ifeanyi, who's based in Enugu came to Lagos to visit Onyinye, with evil intentions.

As Onyinye was seeing off her once abusive boyfriend, Ifeanyi brought out a container from the plastic bag he was carrying, poured acid on Onyinye, and ran off.

Friday, 23 September 2011

Trey Songz coming to Nigeria soon! Fans get ready!

 
 

Peter Okoye's son celebrates 3rd birthday

 
Peter Okoye paid his son a surprise visit with Wizkid at his pre-school nursery today to celebrate his 3rd birthday. Wizkid was invited because according to Peter, Cameron is a fan. 

Lil man is such a cutie! Happy birthday, Cameron!

Beauty of day: Chichi Okafor - Miss Nigeria UK 2010/11

A beauty is a beauty is a beauty! :-)

Amber Rose is angry! Pours her heart out on her blog

Last week, Amber Rose visited an Islamic school in Ghana to speak to the girls in the school about life choices. She received a lot of criticism after the trip. People were basically saying she wasn't a good role model and had nothing to teach young people.  

Amber Rose went on her blog to pour her heart out about all the bad press and criticisms she's been getting for years...and many other things...
From Amber's Blog
“U do something positive in this industry u get scrutinized I really came to the conclusion that it’s not even about me it’s the fact that I’m a woman. Men in the entertainment industry are praised constantly for their “wrong doings”. if ur a drug dealer and u took care of ur family before ur fame everyone understands. If u get shot in the mist of u hustling ur cool as fuck. If a man’s naked pics hit the internet ppl think it’s cute or funny then just talk about how big he is. A Man can date 20 models at the same time and he is respected by the world and if a girl does it she’s a disgusting whore and a “Star Fucker” Women get destroyed by the media and our peers constantly but I am writing this to specifically speak about myslf.”
“Regardless of the fact I dated Kanye for 2 years or the fact I was a stripper at 15 years old or that my most private pics were stolen from me and a new batch hit the internet every week, I am a human being. I’m a daughter, a best friend, a great wife and an all around good person.
 Continue to read, quite interesting!

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Vote for Tiwa Savage

She deserves to win in these categories, so please vote for her! Check the posters for all the details you need to vote...

Tweets of the day...

 

Nollywood producer Donald Okoli dies

Another death in Nollywood. Top writer and producer, Donald Okoli has passed away. The producer, who was in his forties, died this morning...in his sleep.

Before his death, he'd produced several movies, including “Family Battle” which won an AMAA Award. May his soul rest in peace...amen!

A few months ago someone I know also died in his sleep. He was 41. How do you die in your sleep? Can anyone explain what causes death while sleeping?

Jude Okoye, P-Square & MayD interview at the Afrobeats Festival 2011


Who would you rather? Choc Boyz

You must pick one o! Must! Who will it be? Brymo, Jesse Jagz, Ice Prince or M.I?

Hired hitman fell in love with his victim, then faked her death with tomato ketchup

 
A hired killer fell in love with his victim then faked her death with the help of some tomato ketchup. Hitman Carlos Roberto de Jesus, from Brazil, was paid £345 to murder Iranildes Aguiar Araujo.

He was contracted by housewife Maria Nilza Simoes, who was convinced Iranildes was having an affair with her husband.

But when de Jesus saw his intended victim he fell head over heels in love with her and confessed the plot. The pair then conjured up a plan to fool his employer into believing he had carried out the hit.

The single is out! Nigerian Idol's Yeka Onka debuts 'Follow You' today

After a life changing win at the first ever Nigerian Idol and months of hard work, the glamorous and velvety toned Yeka Onka is finally out with her debut single. Titled 'Follow You', the highly anticipated hit was produced by ace Chocolate City producer and artiste, Jesse Jags.

Sexy mama-to-be

 
Beyonce in New York yesterday to promote her newest fragrance, 'Pulse'. Pregnancy agrees with her...she's glowing!

Quote of the day

“Gani Fawehinmi would be happy in his grave now. As we look at Tinubu in the dock, our minds went back to that day at Igbosere, Lagos, where legal icon, Gani Fawehinmi, was pelted with sachets of ‘pure water’ by hoodlums sponsored by Tinubu. Our minds also went back to that human rights lawyer, who masterminded the shameful act just because of a few millions of Naira." - Chima Ubeku Society for Rule of Law of Nigeria (SRLN)

Matriarch of the Amata Family dies

The mother of Zack, Fred, Ruke, and grandmother of Jeta, all from the Amata acting dynasty, has passed away. Mrs Joy Amata died September 12, 2011 at the age of 81.

Their late father was one of the pioneers of film-making in Nigeria.

Tejubaby Face Acquires Brand New Range Rover Sports

The comedian and TV Host has joined the league of showbiz stars who own the luxurious automobile. He acquired it recently and has been cruising it around town. 

His Teju BabyFace Show is now showing on LTV, Thursdays 9pm.

Tweet of the day: Banky W vs Fan

   
LOL

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Robbers Invade Bowen University

Students of Bowen University today scampered for safety as armed robbers invaded the premises of the private university located in Osun State. The robbers succeeded in robbing one of the banks inside the school premises. There are two banks in the school - Sterling Bank and Skye Bank.

No student, teaching or non-teaching staff was seriously injured, but heard one of the guards at the bank was shot dead. The armed bandits escaped after the robbery!

Even inside school again? Oh dear...

New Video: Olamide ft. Wizkid - Omo To Shan

Obaro and Oboden Ibru Resign From Oceanic Bank

For reasons not made public, the brothers have resigned from Oceanic Bank, which is partly owned by the Ibru family. Until their recent resignation, Oboden was an executive director at the bank, while Obaro was the chief marketing officer. 

The Ibrus still own a percentage of the bank...

Bullet Proof Charm Fails OPC Leader. Dies after being shot by friend

The late Anifowose.
It was a sad end for Yisa Anifowose, the leader of the Odua People’s Congress, OPC, at Shasha, Akowonjo, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, when his friend, John Taju, shot him dead while testing the efficacy of his newly acquired bullet-proof charm.
 
The charm could not prevent bullets from penetrating into his body as he reportedly boasted before he was shot. He slumped and died as a result of the injury he sustained during the shooting.

Cobhams Asuquo and wife expecting first baby

The lovebirds who got married in 2010 are said to be expecting their first child. Big congrats to them.

Footage from the infamous fight between Ray J and Fabolous

In case you missed the fight, which happened some days ago - here's what happened. Rapper Fabolous watched Floyd Mayweather's boxing special - '24/7' and Tweeted that Ray J was having a concert at the boxer's living room...*ouch!* Tweets below...
  
Apparently Ray J didn't find it funny and confronted Fabolous when he met him at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas. The two entertainers got into a fight...and eye witnesses say Fabolous won! lol

The footage from the fight when you continue...

Late Sammy Needle's Widow, Murna, Remarries

Murna Danmadami Odeh, the widow of raggae/ragga music star, Sammie Needle, has not only remarried, she's also had a new baby. Murna had her new bundle of joy on Sept 2, a baby girl named Isabelle.

Her late husband died May 28th 2008. Happy to know she's found love again.

Chinenye Ochuba expecting second child, relocates.

 
The ex-beauty queen who got married in 2008 and has a 2 year old daughter, is expecting her second child. Also, she's relocated to Abeokuta with her husband who was recently appointed Senior Special Adviser on Revenue and Tax to the Ogun State Govt.

Joke Silva Clocks 50

Exactly a week from today, screen legend, Joke Silva, will clock 50, and friends plan to serenade her. The actress, who has been a source of inspiration to millions of people has been married to another acting legend, Olu Jacobs for 26 years.

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