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Saturday, 26 April 2014

Official photos from Ohimai Amaize and Tessy Oliseh's wedding

Finally got exclusive photos from the wedding of Ohimai Amaize and Tessy Oliseh. Their church wedding was at Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Ikeja and reception was at The Balmoral, Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja. Never seen a cake like that before. Very creative. See more pics after the cut...

MTV Shuga 2 actor Emmanuel Ikubese wins Mr Nigeria 2014

The actor who played Femi in the hit MTV series, Shuga, Emmanuel Ikubese beat nineteen other contestants to win the 2014 Mr Nigeria pageant which held tonight at Eko Hotel, Lagos. Congrats to him

Photos from Sarah Ofili's party at Piccolo Mondo last night

Model and designer Sarah Ofili hosted a party at Piccolo Mondo last night and invited many of her celebrity friends including P-Square. See more photos after the cut...

Cuppy Chats To BBC Focus On Africa

Girl-about-town and newly revealed Nigerian Tourism Ambassador, DJ Cuppy, took  time out her busy schedule to chat to Sophie Ikenye on BBC’s ‘Focus on Africa’ programme. The 21-year old student discussed work-life balance and also parental support. Continue...

Photos from Ohimai Amaize and Tessy Oliseh's wedding

Youth leader and Special Adviser to the Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro, Ohimai Amaize and designer Tessy Oliseh also got married today in Lagos. Big congrats to them. Official wedding photos coming soon. Continue to see more photos...

Many more photos from Tiwa and Teebillz Dubai wedding

See more photos from the star studded wedding that held today in Dubai. Congrats to the couple. Official wedding pics will come later. For now check out some instagram pics after the cut...

Here comes the bride and groom...Tiwa & Teebillz 2014

More pics coming...

Meet the contestants of Face of NDU 2014

Meet the 22 contestants of Face of Niger Delta University. 11 girls and 11 boys. See the rest of the contestants after the cut...

MAMA 2014: Clarence Peters nominated for Absolut 'Transform Today' award

Respected music videos director, Clarence Peters, has been nominated in the newly introduced Absolut Transform Today Award category of the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards. Peters, a renowned music video director across the continent, is up against Tanzanian-born, South African/British-trained designer, AnisaMpungwe; Leti Arts, a Ghana backed start-up, which brings Africa's rich mythology to life through cross-platform interactive digital comics and mobile games; Rasty, South African graffiti and tattoo artist. Continue...

OMG!! Check out Tiwa Savage's wedding dress (Photos)

Oh my! I have died and gone to heaven. This is one of the most exquisite wedding dresses I have ever seen. It's breathtaking. What a beautiful, stunning bride. See a pic of the groom after the cut...

Photos: Funmi Iyanda stunning @ Out In The City Awards 2014

Funmi Iyanda looked absolutely stunning in a Bruce Oldfield couture dress at the Out In The City Awards which held last night at Landmark Hotel in London. It's an award for the LGBT community. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Celebrities at Tiwa & Teebillz' Dubai wedding

The day is finally here and we are getting the first pics of what the wedding hall looks like and what celebs are wearing to the wedding. They are sharing the pics on instagram. See more after the cut...

New Music: M.A.C – Love Nwantiti ft. Wizboy

Singer/rapper M.A.C based in the United Kingdom debuts a new single features high-life royal Wizboy titled “Love Nwantiti”. Listen and enjoy below...

Ikedi Ohakim's son, Obinna and wife Obiageli expecting first child

First son of former Imo state Governor, Ikedi Ohakim, Obinna and his lovely wife, Obiageli are expecting their first child. They announced the good news on instagram. The couple got married in July 2013. Congrats to them...

Why is North Korean leader always surrounded by people taking notes?

North Korean's official Central News Agency (KCNA) recently released photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting different sites in the country...and one things stood out in all the pics...the young leader is always surrounded by men making notes in identical note pads. These men are not journalists, but generals and government officials.

What do you think they are writing down? Lol. I don't like this man. See more photos after the cut..

Ex-BBA housemate Vimbai in Lagos to shoot TV soap

Zimbabwean TV personality, Vimbai, can't seem to get enough of Nigeria. The StarGist presenter and ex-Big Brother Africa Housemate was in Lagos last weekend on the set of a new soap being shot in Lagos, along with OC Ukeje, Gideon Okeke and others. Good news for her career. Bikini pic of Vimbai wth Nigerian actress, Meg Otanwa, above

Singer Kefee releases lovely new promo photos

Pics from a photo-shoot done last week to promote her new single. She's rocking the blonde look currently but spiced things up during the photoshoot. See more photos after the cut...

Columbus Short fired from Scandal after domestic violence incident

Oyibo people take domestic violence seriously. So should we. For allegedly attacking his wife and threatening to kill her and then himself, actor Columbus short has been fired from hit series, Scandal.

Columbus confirmed via a statement released to the media yesterday that he won't be returning to the blockbuster series
"At this time I must confirm my exit from a show I've called home for 3 years, with what is the most talented ensemble on television today. I would like to first thank Shonda Rhimes for the opportunity to work with such an amazing cast. Thank you Gladiators, who have supported me throughout my entire career and of course to ABC and Shondaland for allowing me to play such a pivotal role in the Scandal series. I have enjoyed every single minute of it. Everything must come to an end and unfortunately the time has come for Harrison Wright to exit the canvas. I wish nothing but the best for Shonda, Kerry and the rest of the cast, who have become like a second family to me in such a short amount of time. For this, I will forever be grateful."

Photos: Torres Wine launched in Lagos

Torres Wine was launched recently in Lagos and hosted by Dare Art Alade. The winemakers dinner was @ Izanagi Restuarant and The Torres wine launch party was @ Spice Route in Lagos. The roots of the Torres family in the Penede's can be traced back to the 17th Century. Continue..

Hilarious skit: The Interrogation - Starring AY And Yemi Blaq

It's a contrast. It's the way the same things are done differently. It's another Hilarious Comedy Skit ft AY and Yemi Blaq. Enjoy...

Friday, 25 April 2014

Photos from Tiwa and Teebillz pre-wedding party in Dubai tonight

Tania Omotayo, Elohor Aisien, Toke Makinwa, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Lilian Unachukwu and many of Tiwa's friends attend the couple's pre-wedding party taking place tonight in Dubai. See more photos after the cut...

Jude Okoye defends Lola Omotayo, says their issues were never about her

Awww, how nice of him

Meanwhile, where did all this I dated Jude Okoye come from? I saw all the comments in the previous post (his engagement) and I was like...what? Lol. I'm sure he's a great guy but nah, not happening. I'm not into celeb men. I'm an Igbo girl, that one na bad market. Hehe. I gossip for a living, imagine if I were dating any Naija celeb guy, I won't be able to write about his colleagues na, they will be reporting me to him everyday. Lol. No, biko, I stay far away from them. I've only met Jude and his brothers twice in my life, briefly, at events.

Plus no sex for this lady anymore until he puts a ring on it. I made that promise a few years ago & I'm sticking to it...until maybe I meet a guy so hot my jaw drops. *wink* For now, I'm fine! Lol

First Set Of Legend’s Dubai-Bound Winners Emerge

The first Raffle Draw for the 2014 edition of Legend Extra Stout’s National Consumer Promo was held last week at the O’Jez Restaurant, Surulere amidst fun and fanfare. Seventy-four year old pensioner and widower, Jubilee Diagboya was among the 10 consumers who won the grand prize of a trip to Dubai for a N1 million worth, all-expense paid shopping experience in the United Arab Emirates. Continue...

Tiwa Savage shows off the huge diamond earrings she'll be wearing on her big day

 Happy bride! They are gorg!!!

Kim and Kanye planning three wedding ceremonies

Kim K and and her third husband-to-be Kanye West are planning not one, not two, but three wedding ceremonies…

According to Radar Online the couple plan to have two ceremonies in France and one in Southern California for legal purposes. The Paris wedding date is rumored to be May 24th.
To avoid long lines and red tape, a source tells RadarOnline.com, the couple’s lawyers recommended they hold a civil ceremony in the United States prior to their French nuptials on May 24.
“Typically, the U.S. recognizes citizens getting married in France, but dealing with a foreign government and paperwork could be a nightmare,” the insider explains. “So just to make sure it’s legal, Kim and Kanye will first be having a civil ceremony in Southern California.”
Next, the couple will cross the Atlantic for their dream ceremony in Paris— and French law dictates that there be two wedding ceremonies.

Introducing Bugatti Recording Group artist, Sossi

The Bugatti Recording Group (BRG) artiste Sossi, is set to drop his first official single on the label in few weeks.

Sossi, whose real name is Agboluaje Babatunde was born in 1991 and hails from Oyo town in Oyo state Nigeria. The University of Lagos student of geography's love for music and will to pursue a music career brought him to Lagos at the tender age of 10, and he started recording at the teen age of 17. Continue...

Tiwa Savage shows off her amazing bikini body in Dubai

The soon-to-be Mrs Balogun pictured having fun with friends in Dubai in her sexy black bikini. I see all the hours at the gym worked. Check out that body! See more photos after the cut...

Photo of the day

As seen on the road...:-)

Iyanya shows football skills at Lagos Traders Cup opening ceremony

The 2014 Lagos Traders Cup kicked off over the weekend with a glamorous opening ceremony and 8 matches at Campos Square in Lagos. The competition, powered by leading telecoms provider  MTN features competing teams made up of traders drawn from the major markets across Lagos who turned out in large numbers with colorful fans and supporters in tow. 

MTN ambassador and superstar musician thrilled fans with an appearance at the opening ceremony, surprising onlookers with a few football tricks of his own which draw loud applause. Continue...

Singer Harrysong denies saying his parents were siblings

Harrysong a.k.a Mr. Songz has released a statement denying he ever granted an interview where he revealed his parents were siblings. Harrysong said the interview, which was published on April 22nd, was fabricated. The statement from his publicist below...
"I have not granted any magazine an interview in the last 12 months where I spoke about my late parent so I find it worrisome, disheartening that a magazine would manufacture a story like such. It is disturbing,’ Harrysong vents.
Harrysong reiterates that he did not speak to YES! Magazine, neither as he spoken about his parents in the press in recent time. This would be the last and only statement Harrysong would be releasing.

All the pics from Dubai as Tiwa and Teebillz get ready to tie the knot tomorrow

Singer Tiwa Savage and her manager/beau Tunji Balogun will tie the knot tomorrow April 26th at Armani Hotel in Dubai and many of their friends have arrived the country to celebrate with them. Check out photos the bride and some of her guests shared on instagram after the cut...

Ice Prince, Sasha P, others to host fans at Etisalat Nigerian Idol IV eviction party

This weekend, join Ice-Prince Zamani at the first eviction party of the Nigerian Idol Season IV as he parties hard and hangs out with his fans. That’s not all; the Nigerian Idol Season 4 Judges Dare, Dede and Nneka will also be there to party. 

To win a free ticket, all you need to do it visit the Etisalat Facebook page at www.facebook.com/etisalatng, answer a question and stand a chance to party all night with your favourite stars. Continue..

Police recover 2-yr-old boy’s severed head in Ibadan

The Ogun state Police command has recovered the head of the 2 year old boy that was killed on April 16 by suspected ritualist, Mamodu Bashir Ibrahim. Mamodu had raped the little boy's mother at uncompleted building at Ofada town in Obafemi/Owode local government area of Ogun State before killing and beheading the boy. The man was later arrested by men of the Criminal Investigation Department on April 22, he took the police team to where he hid the little boy's severed head.
 
According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, who spoke with Vanguard, the head was found inside a bag in Mokola area of Ibadan of Oyo state.
"He has confessed to the crime, but still keeping some information to himself regarding those that sent him to get the commodity. The suspect took the investigation team to Mokola area of Ibadan where the head was recovered from a bag in the bush. The Commissioner of Police in Ogun state, has however directed the detectives to intensify efforts to uncover the buyers and others who engage in such dirty deals" he said

Photos: Chika Ike shows love to less privileged kids during Easter

Nollywood actress Chika Ike spent Easter with less privileged kids on the street. She gave the kids packs of cooked foods, snacks and drinks and also gave the mothers some provisions and food items for the kids. Continue to see more photos...

New Video: Zoro - 042 (The Movie)

Music video by Zoro performing 042, directed by Mex. Enjoy...

Photos: Former PDP chairman Bamanga Tukur's son, Ahmed, weds

One of the sons of former PDP Chairman Bamangar Tukur, Ahmed Tukur, married to his ladylove, Karimot Bamisedun on Saturday 19th 2014 at the banquet hall of Eko Hotel. Congrats to the couple. See more pics after the cut...

Dixon Olakunbi wins Knorr Taste Quest2, gets N2m, SUV & kitchen equipment

Dixon Olakunbi, finally emerged from the keenly contested grand finale as the winner of the Unilever Nigeria-sponsored TV reality show tagged Knorr Taste Quest.

For her accomplishment, Dixon goes home with N2 million cash prize, a Ford Eco Sport SUV courtesy of Coscharis Motors, and Kenwood kitchen equipment. She now joins the Knorr Taste Quest hall of fame that already has winner of season one,  Lalu Surdiham who was also present at the grand finale. Continue...

Virgin Australia plane forced to land in Bali over fears of a hijack

A Virgin Australia plane (pictured above after it landed in Bali) was forced to land on the island of  Bali over fears of a possible hijack. Initially reports said the plane, which was flying from Australia and carrying 150 passengers, was being hijacked, but it was later found to be an aggressive drunk passenger who was trying to force his way into the cockpit.

The pilot sent a distress signal to airport authorities and the plane was cleared to land in Bali so the situation could be dealt with. BBC reports that immediately the plane landed, the drunk passenger, who had been overpowered by the crew and handcuffed him, was arrested at the airport.

Virgin Australia told ABC News that there has been a medical emergency aboard the plane but everything had been settled though the aircraft still remains on the tarmac at Bali’s Denpasar airport.

Pic: Naval officer allegedly kills bus conductor in Oshodi over bribe

Saw the photo and report on this guy's Facebook page. Why is this happening? One policeman was beaten up yesterday for shooting a driver and now this... ?

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