Multi media specialist, Deji Bakare, beat 17 other contestants to win the Mr Nigeria 2011 contest, which took place tonight at Silverbird Galeria, Lagos. Official pictures from the contest coming soon...
Saturday, 29 October 2011
Rapper Ikechukwu, who is the ring master for the Smirnoff Midnight Circus parties, starting from the 12th of November 2011, uploaded a beat onto the Smirnoff Nigeria Facebook page some weeks back...and the competition is about to close.
If you think you've got what it takes to perform with Ikechukwu at the Smirnoff Midnight Circus parties, and don't want to miss the opportunity, then go to the Smirnoff Nigeria Facebook page HERE, or here http://uploads.mp3songurls.com/1208647.mp3 and download the beat, do a verse, upload your performance on youtube and post the link on the Smirnoff Nigeria Facebook page to enter the competition to win a Smirnoff Experience with Ikechukwu. Interesting prizes also await the winner.
The former Soundcity VJ has joined the South Africa based music station as a VJ
Channel O recently selected new, vibrant and talented VJ's from all over Africa to join their team. Denrele Edun was picked from Nigeria. Others are: Flavia Tumusiime (Uganda), Jokate Mwegelo (Tanzania), Joey Muthengi (Kenya), Stefen ‘J.Town’ Menson (Ghana) and Maya Wegerif, (South Africa)
You all know that pure water is the most bought commodity in Naija, right? And you all know that rapper Jay Z likes to invest in viable businesses, right? Well, he's come to Naija to start his own pure water business and it's called Jay Z Water...
Just kidding...but whoever came up with that name has yawared. And NAFDAC approved? lol
May their souls continue to rest in peace...amen.
Niger Delta youths, who were not part of the Federal and state govt amnesty programmes, have now taken to the streets, robbing in broad day light, forming armed robbery gangs and terrorizing rich citizens in the city. Some of the gangs wear military camouflage uniforms and carry sophisticated weapons when operating and are said to be ruthless. So many lives have been lost in their operation...
Hopefully the government will get these youths off the streets by including them in their amnesty programmes.
|Chime and wife, Clara|
A few weeks ago, the social media was agog with allegations of the Governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, impregnating his wife's younger sister, Ebere Igwe, a young lady in her mid-20's. The relationship between the governor and his in law allegedly began some months after he married his second wife, Clara Chime in 2008, having divorced his first wife.
According to the rumours, a few months ago, Ebere allegedly approached her sister and told her she was carrying Gov Chime's child, which almost killed the first lady. Ebere has supposedly given birth to a baby for the governor. But the governor is denying everything. Here's what he had to say about the allegations.
I can tell you that my sister in law is one of the most decent human beings I have ever seen. Why they chose to rubbish her, I don't know. The truth is, no such happened. Nobody had any baby boy for me. As a matter of fact, the young girl is getting married this December to an Onitsha man and was actually staying with this man when they alleged she was in my house in the village nursing a baby for me. So, the story is all nonsense.
Friday, 28 October 2011
I met her at her sister's wedding. I came because of the groom actually. He was a client of mine when I was working in the bank. This was July 14th 2007. I reluctantly attended the guy's wedding and when I came, it was almost done. I wanted to see the groom, say hi and go. The first person I saw was Nkechi. I asked her the whereabouts of the groom and she took me to him. Afterwards, she and I exchanged pleasantries and exchanged phone numbers. Now, we are married.Obiwon's wife Nkechi Ezeife just graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University where she read Banking and Finance.
I think I need to start going to weddings o. Since women are meeting husbands there...:-). But usually I avoid weddings. I feel like it's one of the most boring gatherings ever! The last wedding I went to, I nearly pulled the weave from my head...:-)
Hmmmm, a bit too hasty?
Investigations by SaharaReporters indicate that the suspected kidnappers were executed by the police in cold blood, raising concerns about the legal powers of the police to act as investigators, prosecutors, judges and implementers of judgments.
Two police sources in Eket confirmed the incident, and said that the men died in a routine operation against kidnappers.
But a police informant told our correspondent that, contrary to the official police version, the suspects were assembled from different locations and executed in Eket Police Division.
“It is shocking and cruel that the police would execute people without properly handing them over for prosecution, and then create a mindless exhibition of their bodies,” said a human rights lawyer in Akwa Ibom. He added that, unless citizens recognized the dangers of such jungle justice, the police could easily kill innocent people by tagging them kidnappers.Warning...very graphic...if you have the stomach, then continue to see the photos..
I don't think a telecoms giant like MTN would resort to this on twitter. I just wonder what exactly happened...
The legendary actor was buried in his home town in Benin city, Edo state last weekend. The governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole and many Nollywood practitioners attended his burial. May his soul continue to rest in peace...amen.
|Sushil Kumar, left, with Bollywood movie legend and host of the show Amitabh Bachchan, shows off his $1 million check in Mumbai, India.|
Before winning the ultimate prize, Kumar worked as a computer operator for the government and tutored on the side to supplement his income, which was $120 a month.
In spite of his humble surroundings, he got all of the quiz show's questions right, a feat his brother attributes to Kumar's penchant for BBC programs. The brother also said the family had been too poor to afford a television set and had watched the quiz show at a neighbour’s home. Now their lives have changed forever.
OK, so who do we blame for this? And you see why armed robbery, kidnapping and mental illness is on the rise?
From Stella Dimoko Korkus' page in Encomium magazine:
The crooner is currently in a hush hush romance with Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari. The actress was spotted a fortnight ago, precisely on Friday and Saturday,October 14th and 15th 2011 at the crooner’s house where she spent the weekend and paraded herself in a sexy night attire.
Other sources also confirm that the two have been an item long before now and have been spotted many times together in Ghana as well.I know for sure Nadia dated Republic of Congo musician, Fally Ipupa...this one I'm not 100% sure...though I heard from a very reliable source that it's true. From Genny to Nadia? Ashewo man...:-)
364 Nigerians will in a few weeks be honoured by the Nigerian National Merits Awards Commissions for distinguished themselves in their various professions.
Leading the honorees is the richest man in Africa, Alike Dangote, who is getting the highest award usually reserved for high ranking government officials, the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).
Super Eagles captain will be bestowed with Member of the Order of the Niger (MON). While entertainers like Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okerereke, Olu Jacobs, Kanayo O Kanayo, Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) etc will get Member of the Federal Republic (MFR).
The award will hold sometime in December. Congrats to all of them! Very well deserved!
Win $100,000 that includes a recording deal, car and cash as Nigerian Idol hold in Enugu today and tomorrow
Auditions hold on Friday tomorrow 28th and Saturday 29th October 2011 at the Universal Hotel, Independence layout by 7am. Lagos auditions hold next weekend; 4th, 5th, 6th at Dream studios Omole, Ikeja.
Thursday, 27 October 2011
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Azubuike Udensi, the boss of Consolidated Fortunes Ltd, one of the biggest promoters of Nollywood movies, has passed on. Late Azubuike was the man who marketed landmark Nollywood films like Nneka the Pretty Serpent, Tears For Love, Onome, Brotherhood of Darkness, etc.
May his soul rest in peace...amen.
May his soul rest in peace...amen.
Here's an article written by Amanda O'Brien for The Australian Newspaper
The mysterious non-appearance of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan at a packed CHOGM forum yesterday where he was scheduled to outline his country's mining potential, failed to stop his delegation launching a strong bid for investors to get on board.
Nigeria has one of the biggest delegations with more than 120 people and its towering President with his distinctive black hat has cut an imposing figure at the business forum all week.
But there was no explanation yesterday when he failed to appear for two scheduled speeches.
The Federal Government entrepreneurship and jobs creation initiative Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria, popularly known as YouWiN! has extended the age limit for candidates to age 40. The reason, according to Dr. Olasupo Olusi, Special Assistant to the Coordinating Minister of the Economy & YouWiN! Project Coordinator, is so that more young Nigerians can have the benefit of showcasing their business acumen at the business competition and thereby access the funds that would help take their businesses higher.
We need to regulate prostitution in this country so that if anyone wants to indulge in prostitution, the person should be registered and issued with a license. If we say we want to stop it, it would be difficult. It is done in other countries; let us regulate it by issuing license.Should prostitution be legalized in Nigeria? Please share your thoughts
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has selected 35 entertainers/celebrities as honourees to be inducted into its club of celebrity special marshals (CSM). The people selected are: Patience Ozokwor, Sunny Neji, Tunde and Wunmi Obe, Fidelis Duker, myself and 29 others.
The investiture ceremony will hold on November 20, 2011, at the ThisDay Dome in Abuja, during the Annual World Day of Remembrance of Accident Victims/CSM Fund Raising Concert. It will be conducted by the Corps Marshal of the FRSC
I'm now a celebrity? Na wao...lol. ése pupó...
John Onyenaychi (left) has been jailed for life for trying to kill Pc Madden, (right)
|Bloody aftermath: Onyenaychi slashed Pc Madden's throat with a knife in front of horrified onlookers|
Nigerian John Onyenaychi, described as one of Britain’s most dangerous men, slashed PC Paul Madden’s throat with a Stanley knife in front of terrified commuters near a bus stop. The maniac lashed out at other officers and shouted: ‘Let me finish him off.’