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Saturday, 14 September 2013

iROKOtv Selling Top Nollywood DVDs on Jumia

iROKOtv this week announced that it is moving into Nigeria’s DVD market, launching its new arm of the business with 17 Nollywood top titles in HD-quality. Celebrated around the world for bringing Nollywood onto the internet via www.irokotv.com, the move comes as the company seeks to fill the gap in the current market for legally produced, well packaged and top quality DVDs for those who do not have access to the Internet or who prefer to watch their favourite movies on disc. Continue...

Photos: Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, weds

The Nikkai ceremony between the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar and his belle Zarah took place yesterday Friday September 13thin Abuja. Another ceremony held today. Congrats to them. More more photos after the cut...

Rihanna puts rude fan in check. She went hard! Lol

When will fans learn to stop trying it with Rihanna? She doesn't play! Lol. A fan tried to talk reckless to her and she went hard. Hehe. Rihanna was minding her business, posting glamour photos on her instagram page when an Indain chick suggested she grow some hair instead of wearing weaves. Well, you all can see Rihanna's reply! Lol. Too funny! Hi five, Rihanna! Love the reply!

Man stands trial for raping his own mother in Ekiti State

A 27 year old man, Akintunde Omoteinde, is currently standing trial for allegedly raping his own mother. According to a report by Punch, the sick incident happened on August 23 at their residence at the Ajebamidele area of Ado Ekiti in Ekiti State.

A resident of the area who spoke with a Punch reporter said:
“The news was shocking. Not many of us believed the story at first but the truth cannot be hidden for too long. The woman, a petty trader, was said to have been raped by her son. She was badly injured and was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
"I can tell you that the family is presently living in shame. We hear that the family members are planning to move out of the house but we cannot confirm that.”
The accused young man was in court this past Tuesday and was remanded in prison custody until October 16th, when the case comes up again for hearing. Rape your own mother? Unbelievable!

Former TV personality Emmanuel Ugolee weds

Emmanuel Ugolee reigned supreme on TV many years ago, hosting Nigeria's first ever music video countdown before retiring from the limelight to do other things. I told y'all recently that he's battling chronic kidney disease (Read about that HERE). Well, there's great news now.

Yesterday Friday September 13th, he married his girlfriend Catherina Ajayi at the Ikoyi registry. His close friends, rapper Modenine, actress Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha, comedian Basketmouth and singers Sound Sultan and Djinee were at the wedding.

Oh and I heard Emmanuel's new bride has offered him her kidney if tests go well and she's found to be a match. His parents are too old to donate their kidneys and his only sibling who matches has donated hers. Now this wonderful girl who loves him very much has offered hers. Beautiful stuff. Continue to see more photos from their wedding...

Rapper elDee replies rude fan on Twitter

Ouch!

Kenneth Okonkwo brags about his sexual prowess, says he can go for 24hrs

There's a pic of him with Mercy Johnson here because he finally addressed the long-standing rumour that they once had a fling. Kenneth Okonkwo says it's not true. But first read what he had to say about his sexual prowess. The Nollywood pioneer told Entertainment Express:
"I am strong sexually for 24 hours. My wife knows that. Each time I have an affair with any lady, she goes out to tell her friends, and her friend will end up developing interest in me. So when I married my wife, I told her if she know what's best for her she should not tell any of her female friends what we do behind closed doors or else she will lose me" Oh yeah? Lol. He continues "When I was growing up, women older than me were coming for me, right in front of my mother. These women taught me a lot of things. I started kissing at a very tender age because it was part of the things they were doing to me, and I loved it. Maybe that is why my lips are red. They taught me how to be with women. They would give me their body to play with so I grew up knowing a lot about what women want. Till today, when I am sleeping with a lady she has to cum before me. I enjoy sex more when the women have enjoyed themselves"
When asked if he ever had anything to do with Mercy Johnson, what he said after the cut...

Graphic content: Rebels behead Assad's thugs in front of children

These are some of the most brutal scenes to emerge from Syria's civil war. Rebels photographed beheading men loyal to the country's president, right in front of children. UK Daily Mail reports
The sword rests briefly on his neck as a blindfolded man kneels under a clear blue sky. Moments later, the executioner raises his right arm, slashes downwards and the prisoner is dead.The whole barbaric episode is watched by a crowd of jeering men, many of them armed. And sitting on a low wall only a few feet from where the wretched captive died so violently is a line of young boys.
They were still there as the dead man’s head was dumped on his body. Another child, even younger, was led by the hand past the corpse. Warning: Graphic content. Continue...

New Video: Orezi - Rihanna

The most anticipated video for Orezi’s most talked about single, Rihanna, dropped last week. The video is said to have cost N7.3million to shoot. Enjoy...

Photo: Oba of Benin welcomes singer Waje with gifts and blessings

Waje recently paid a visit to Benin City, Capital of her home state, Edo. As part of her brief visit, the singer paid a courtesy visit to the Oba of Benin; Omo N’Oba N’edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa, CFR. 

During the visit, Waje sang a belated happy birthday to the delighted Oba who later presented the Edo-born star with a personally ordered gift-bag. Waje’s visit continued with a courtesy call on the Commissioner of Information and Vibes, Rhythm and iNdependent Radio in Benin where she was able to relate with her Edo based fans over the radio. The singer is set to return to Benin City in a few weeks for more activities. See more photos after the cut...

Former Miss Nigeria Ene Lawani shows off new look...

Former Miss Nigeria (2003 - 2010) turned business woman, Ene Lawani has been proudly showing off her new look by sharing photos on her instagram page. If you're wondering why this is a new look then Google her to see what she used to look like...still beautiful tho!

Meet the 2013 Miss Earth Nigeria contestants

24 stunning girls are vying for the ultimate prize at this year's Miss Earth Nigeria pageant, which will hold next week Sunday September 22nd at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.

Reality star Amber Rose, Hollywood actor Boris Kodjoe, Karly Redd and our own Genevieve Nnaji have confirmed attendance according to the organizers of the pageant. D'banj and Timi Dakolo are billed to perform. See the rest of the contestants after the cut and tell us who your favorites are...

Introducing Brown Button’s Sterilised Mother’s Delivery Kit

As part of efforts to drastically reduce the high rate of maternal and child mortality in Nigeria, here’s introducing everyone to Brown Button Foundation’s sterilised Mother’s Delivery Kit, for expecting mothers, hospitals, birth attendants and pharmacies. This kit is developed by the social enterprise arm/Medical team of Brown Button Foundation and come in two variants, the regular pack and the combo pack. See them after the cut...

Singer Michel’le opens up about being physically abused by Dr. Dre

Singer Michel'le and super producer/rapper Dr Dre dated from 1990 -1996 and had a son named Marcel born in 1991. Michel'le went on to marry Death Row Records founder/CEO Suge Knight in 1999 and had a daughter with him. 

In the final episode of the inaugural season of “R&B Divas L.A.” Michel’le opened up about being physically abused by Dr. Dre and revealed the abuse from him and another boyfriend was the reason she got a nose job, because of the physical damage she suffered in their hands.

Well, her revelation upset a lot of fans who verbally attacked Dr Dre online. Dr Dre hasn't responded to the allegations yet. Michel'le ended up having to defend him from upset fans a few days ago urging them to calm down. See her tweets after the cut...

Must Listen! Annie Idbia's Inspiration FM radio interview

In this interview with Inspiration FM's Nana King, Annie Macaulay Idibia talks about her love for 2face, and how no one supported her to stick it out with him through out the years he was having kids with other women. She also talks about her relationship with her husband's other baby mamas, her step children, online criticism and her future projects. Listen below...

Hear the rest after the cut...

Kate Henshaw,Segun Arinze attend Monalisa Chinda's birthday party

Monalisa was a year older yesterday and some of her Nollywood colleagues including Segun Arinze, Joseph Benjamin, and Kate Henshaw joined her at a private party last night. More photos after the cut

The figure on Toolz tho...

The X-Factor presenter looked gorgeous in this black off-the-shoulder velvet dress by new designer Amarelis and statement jewellery from be-jewelled by Tosyne as she prepared to host the singing competition a few days ago.

Friday, 13 September 2013

Court sentences 4 men to death for gang rape and murder of student

The four Indian men who attacked and raped a 23 year old student on a Delhi bus on December 16th 2012, have been sentenced to death by hanging. An Indian court ruled today Friday September 13th that the men deserved to die for the vicious attack which left the victim with such severe internal injuries she died two weeks later. 

The victim and her boyfriend were returning from a movie date when they encountered the rapists inside one of India’s many private buses. The driver of the bus and four friends had taken the bus out into the night, looking for sex. Unfortunately the victim and her boyfriend got into the bus not knowing what would happen next.

According to court documents, the men attacked the couple, beating them before taking the woman to the back of the bus and raping her one by one, then penetrating her body with iron rods. She died at a hospital in Singapore several days later. The bus driver, Ram Singh, committed suicide in his jail cell in March. The judge said in court today that they are hoping the sentence will serve as a ‘strong deterrent’ to others in a country where crimes against women, especially rape, is on the rise.

Former Ondo State Governor Olusegun Agagu passes on at 65

Former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Agagu has passed on. Agagu, who also served as minister of power under Obasanjo administration reportedly slumped and died this evening Friday September 13th at his home in Lagos. He was 65 years old. May his soul rest in peace...amen.

Jude Okoye shows off his Rolex watches...


Balling!

Monalisa looking stunning as she gets ready for her birthday party

Monalisa Chinda is a year older today and I hear there's a party going down tonight. Happy birthday Ms Chinda.

Toyin Lawani has a message for single independent ladies...Hehe!

Lol. Na u sabi...

New Music: Stunna Gee - Dengeme

Born and raised in the culture of Nigerian music, Stunna Gee is a blend of afro beat and neo soul. Growing up in Ibadan in his early years, he got his musical inspiration from the likes of King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and Shina peters. Upon finishing his secondary school education, he later relocated to London to further his studies. Little did he know the European culture would also help cultivate his musical skills.

After years in london, he learned to mix music and fashion together. Hence the name Stunna Gee. Everywhere he goes, he always leaves an impression with his sense of fashion. After making some waves in the Uk music scene, he decided to move back to pursue Afro beat music in Lagos. Continue

Question of the day: Would you give your kidney to someone you are dating?

Say you love them and you've been dating for a long time (but not married) and they need a kidney, would you offer yours? Why and why not?

Kate Middleton shines in silver as she attends first red carpet event since giving birth

The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning in this glittering floor-length Jenny Packham dress and Jimmy Choo shoes as she accompanied her husband, Prince William, to the Tusk foundation gala dinner at The Royal Society in London yesterday.

Singer Maheeda shows off bikini body

If you have never heard of Maheeda, read about her HERE and continue to see more bikini photos.

'My ordeal in the hands of kidnappers' - Mike Ozekhome recounts

The human rights lawyer (pictured above with his wife after his release) who said he will never forget his experience in the hands of his abductors, narrated his ordeal to journalists in his home in Lagos.

Ozekhome, who had grown a beard, said he was driven on a rough road for about four hours to a jungle far removed from civilisation blindfolded, after he was captured close to Benin City about 3pm on August 23, 2013.

According to Ozekhome, the abductors took him to an uncompleted building in the bush while a colony of mosquitos descended and fed on him and other hostages like barbeque in the camp.

According to him, from the moment of his abduction on August 23, he and 12 other victims were blindfolded by the gang in the camp. Continue...

Kim and Kanye inspect construction of their $11million mansion

Kim and Kanye, who have been living with Kim's mum since welcoming their daughter, were seen yesterday inspecting on-going construction of their $11million mansion in Bel Air. Kim bought the stunning Mediterranean-style mansion brand new last month but wanted some renovations before moving in. 

Photo: 400 level student caught with cocaine at Akanu Ibiam Airport

A 400-level student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra, was arrested this week at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, for ingesting 25 wraps of male condoms filled with cocaine.

32 year old Chizoba Nwabuwa arrived aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight from Brazil when he tested positive to liquid cocaine, which weighed 1.250kg. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency officials say this is the first drug seizure to be made at the newly refurbished international airport.

NDLEA in a statement, said:
“The suspect excreted 25 wraps of a liquid substance that tested positive for cocaine, weighing 1.250kg. This is the first drug seizure to be made at the airport; it is exciting because we have just commenced operations.”
The Fine and Applied Arts 400-level student said he agreed to carry the drugs because his cohorts promised him N500, 000 as compensation and he wanted to use the money to develop his art gallery. Chizoba said his handlers assured him that authorities will not be able to detect liquid cocaine, so he was confident. Well, they did and now he will be facing the full wrath of the law. Sad situation!

New Video: CJ Mama - Were Pass Were

The much anticipated videos for the two hit singles #WerePassWere, a song written by Nigerian rapper CJ-Mama and #Ukwu, where Cadilly features CJ-Mama and J'Lar were released this week after the audio have been piercing through the air waves for a couple of weeks. See the video for Were after the cut...

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Pics: Police prevent Gov. Amaechi from entering Government House

Another crisis is brewing in Rivers State. Early this evening, the convoy of the governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi was prevented from using one of the two entrances to the Government House in Port Harcourt by a team of police. The governor's convoy was stopped by four truck loads of policemen as it made its way through the private gate of the governor's official residence. The policemen, led by several senior officers, claimed they were acting on orders from above.

After about 45 minutes of arguing, which included Governor Amaechi himself coming down from his car to speak with the policemen, the governor's convoy had not choice but to leave and take another road to access the main entrance into the Government House. See more photos after the cut...

Designer Chuks Collins suffers kidney failure, needs your help

One of Nigeria's top fashion designers, Chuks Collins is suffering from kidney failure. Chuks, who is only 29, had an accident sometime last year that wasn't properly treated. He injured his leg and head in the accident and unfortunately the tissues in his leg didn't heal properly which caused cellulitis. The cellulitis caused renal disease which affected his kidneys. Chuks has been going for dialysis since July this year. His doctors told him recently that the lifespan of the kidney functioning in his body is just two weeks. Chuks needs a kidney transplant ASAP and has decided to reach out to the public for help. He needs N8million. Please anything you can donate will be greatly appreciated.

His account details:
Chuks Collins - Zenith Bank - 2005872433. God bless

D'banj looking dapper in suits and ties

Banga Lee of Life!

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