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Saturday, 13 April 2013

Enugu State Governor's son Nnamdi Chime weds Nneoma Atueyi

Their traditional wedding held yesterday Friday April 12th in Nnewi, Anambra State. Their white wedding held today Saturday April 13th in Enugu. Happy married life to them!

VIBE names R.Kelly the Greatest Musical Genius Since 1993

In their '20 Greatest Musical Geniuses Since 1993' list which was released this week, Vibe Magazine gave R.Kelly the number spot. See the top 10 below and tell us if you agree...

10. Missy Elliot
9. RZA
8. Thom Yorke
7. Timbaland
6. Jay Z
5. Notorious B.I.G
4. Diddy
3. Dr Dre
2. Kanye West
1. R. Kelly

Solomon Akiyesi wants you all to leave him alone

He wrote this on his Facebook page an hour ago. I'm not involved in this drama. My own is just to do my job...report it! :-) Will speak with Lilian tomorrow and share what she says here...

Photos: Solomon Akiyesi's wife disrupts his wedding to mistress

Married actor, Solomon Akiyesi, left his 8 months pregnant wife in Port Harcourt and came to Lagos to marry his mistress, Uloma Agwu (pictured above at their wedding this morning). I sent someone to the church to take photos. I'm hoping to speak with Lilian later. See the photos after the cut...

Married Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi's wedding to mistress disrupted by wife

This sounds like something out of a movie, but it's real life. Let me tell you guys the story. Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi married Lilian Akiyesi seven years ago, after the two dated for six years. (Pictured above on their wedding day). So they've been together for thirteen years. After trying for years to conceive, Lilian finally got pregnant last year...but unknown to her, her husband was having an affair with a Lagos based lady. (Lilian and Solomon are based in Port Harcourt).

Solomon's Lagos based girlfriend got pregnant and the two started planning a wedding that was supposed to take place today April 13th. Fortunately for Lilian, she got wind of the wedding plans just days ago. And according to what her friend told me, Solomon sent money to Lilian just yesterday Friday April 12th and promised to return home next week. He told Lilian that he was in Lagos to shoot a movie.

When Lilian confirmed the wedding was really going to happen today, she contacted the police, took some family members and friends and stormed the wedding venue - Overcomers World Outreach located at Overcomers Close, off Ramlat Timson str, in Aguda, Surulere. Fortunately someone deemed it fit to invite me to the party...lol

Lilian, who is eight months pregnant, stormed the church and managed to stop the wedding before the pastor could pronounce her husband and his mistress 'husband and wife'. The police were later called to return sanity to the place

I sent someone to the church to take photos...will upload in a bit. Oh, and the mistress is also pregnant. Men!!!

Questionmark Boss, Kevin Lucciano, weds

Kevin Lucciano Gabriel and Maria Mogoli got married traditionally today. Happy married life!

Late veteran actor Justus Esiri laid to rest

The veteran actor who died on Friday February 19th was buried yesterday April 12th in Oria-Abraka, Delta State. RMD, Kanayo O Kanayo, Bob Manuel Udokwu and a few other Nollywood stars were at the burial. May his soul continue to rest in peace...Amen.

Friday, 12 April 2013

Music star Olamide looking dapper in suits and ties

New photos from the rapper. Looking good!

Pic of the day: Jewish man covers himself in plastic bag during flight

A Jewish man covered himself in a plastic bag on a plane because his religion forbids him to fly over cemeteries. The man is a Kohein, a religious descendant of the priests of ancient Israel, who are banned from flying over cemeteries. The photo was posted on Reddit yesterday and has gone viral.

Chocolate City presents 'Enzo' with her debut single 'I Want You'

After a few days of making fans across social media and a radio premiere, musician and dancer Enzo officially drops her debut single ‘I Want You’.  The song begins with a mid-tempo beat, blending naija-pop with syrupy sweet R&B, listen for an aboki twist with ‘Ina Sonka’ which means I want you in Hausa. Listen to 'I Want You' below...

M.I Abaga's black Mercedes CLS stolen in Abuja

 The rapper Tweeted that his black Mercedes CLS just got stolen in Abuja this evening...

Denrele Edun on Ndani TV; talks about Goldie's last moments

Goldie's best friend, Denrele Edun, talks about the late singer's last few hours...must watch!

JJC releases new photos and hot new single - Milengbe

Award winning producer and music star, Abdul Bello a.ka Skillz/JJC just released photos from his recent photo shoot and a hot new single titled - Milengbe. See more photos after the cut...

Wizkid to release new album under EME

The new album will feature Femi Kuti...and I also hear D'banj. We are all waiting...

Kenny Ogungbe on why he didn't attend 2face Idibia's Dubai wedding

2face started his solo career with Kenny Ogungbe's music label, Kennis Music, back in 2004. They parted ways amicably a few years later...or so we thought! When asked by an Encomium reporter why he didn't attend 2face Idibia's Dubai wedding, Mr Ogungbe replied:
"I don't think it is something you should ask me. Go and ask 2face why Primetime and Kennis Music were not in attendance. I am too old to start joining issues with people

Uti Nwachukwu and Bukky Wright get hot and heavy in new movie

Screen shots I got from a movie titled Red Hot, directed by Teco Benson starring Uti Nwachukwu, Bukky Wright, and Bimbo Manuel. See the trailer after the cut..

Shocking video: Mum throws her baby down to fight another woman

A woman threw her young child down to fight another woman who she felt was disrespecting her in a bus. The two women were arguing over a relationship a relative of the mother had with the other woman's boyfriend. The young mother yelled:
"If you're over it, why are you approaching me on the bus?. Someone grab my baby! I'm going beat the s*** out of you on this bus little girl. This b**** has disrespected me in front of my baby, man. I'll hit that b****.
She then threw her baby down to fight. Another passenger in the bus filmed the incident which happened in New York. Watch the video after the cut...

Love Me Jeje Crooner, Seyi Sodimu loses older brother

Popular Washington DC Metro Police Officer and United States Of America Homeland security protocol officer, Ken Kayode Sodimu is dead. He was the elder brother to the Love Me Jeje crooner “Seyi Sodimu”.

Ken Kayode Sodimu, a former disc jockey who served as a great inspiration and played a key role to Seyi Sodimu’s music career passed on early Monday morning, April 8th, 2013 at the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Maryland, USA, after a protracted illness. He was 51. Continue...

Rapper 2Shotz weds Precious Jones

William Orioha married Precious Jones today at the Ikoyi registry. Happy married life to them.

Kanu Nwankwo finally joins Twitter

If you're following any other Kanu Nwankwo Twitter account, it's fake. The former Super Eagles captain opened his Twitter account yesterday. He's also joined Google +: gplusid.com/kingkanu

Photo of the day

This is a primary school in Ogun State. And there's a government there! Wow!

Former deputy governor of Anambra state killed by kidnappers

First Deputy Governor of Anambra State and National Vice President of ACN (South East), Dr. Chudi Nwike, who was kidnapped on March 19, has been killed by his kidnappers.

Dr Nwike's corpse was found on Monday April 8th in the middle of the road leading to Alizomor community near Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State, after the family had paid the kidnappers N5m ransom.

The late ACN chieftain served as deputy governor between 1991 and 1993, under former governor, Dr. Chukwu-emeka Ezeife. See ACN press release on Dr Nwike's murder after the cut...

Sterling Bank debuts new acting competition - The Spirited Actor

Who wants to be the next Nigerian actor making waves in Hollywood? Everybody! But while we all only dream about it, ten lucky people will be actively working towards it at the Acting Academy powered by Sterling Bank whose Season One is tagged ‘The Spirited Actor’.

Five people from Nigeria and five from Ghana will slug it out in New York for the number one position which comes with the stunning prize of co-starring with American hunk Morris Chestnut and a one-year contract with a Hollywood Agent. Continue...

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Nigerians complain of discrimination in Mumbai, India

Sheeba Rani has been ostracised by many friends and relatives for marrying Nigerian Sambo Davis
Africans staying in and around India's commercial capital, Mumbai (Bombay), complain of indiscriminate racism and constant police harassment, reports the BBC's Zubair Ahmed.

Nigerian Sambo Davis is married to an Indian woman and lives in Mumbai. All his documents are valid, but he was arrested by the police recently on suspicion of being a drug dealer.

He and 30 other black Africans were detained for hours before they were let off with an apology.
But the following day, Mr Davis said that he was shocked to read in local newspapers that they were "arrested for drug peddling".

"The police treat us Africans like dogs," he says. Mr Davis claims he often faces discrimination when he goes to restaurants or when he tries to rent an apartment in gated middle-class communities.

Beauty of the day: LIB reader - Ewagbemisola

You guys wanted a dark-skinned beautiful girl. Well, here's one. Ewagbemisola is a video vixen and a model based in Lagos.

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