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Saturday, 8 November 2014

Billionaire marries billionaire: Olu of Warri's son weds daughter of the richest man in Benin

No wonder half the Nigerian entertainers and beauty queens are in Benin. One of the sons of the Olu of Warri, Tsola Emiko, today November 8th married Ivie Okunbor, one of the daughters of billionaire businessman, Captain Hosa Okunbor, who has been described as one of the richest men in Benin.

The family sent quite a few private jets to Lagos to pick up their guests to attend the traditional wedding in Benin. I hear the wedding was grand. Will hopefully get some photos later. A few more when you continue...

I Go Save Performing at Rhythm Unplugged 2013 (Part 1)

Flytime Promotions and Rhythm 93.7fm Celebrate 10 Years of Rhythm Unplugged. December 19th, 2014. Powered by QuickTeller

Photos from Toke Makinwa's 30th birthday party happening tonight

Toke Makinwa's 30th birthday party is happening tonight. More pics will come later. See a few more after the cut...

More photos from OC Ukeje's white wedding

Happy married life to OC and his new bride, Ibukun Togonu. More pics when you continue...

Mathew Knowles baby mama Taqoya lashes out at Wendy Williams

Mathew Knowles second baby mama Taqoya Branscomb has lashed out at Talk show host Wendy Williams after Wendy called her an opportunist, said she's exploiting her 4 year old daughter, and urged her to give up on her daughter's fledgling showbiz career because it won't go anywhere...

Taqoya tells Rumor Fix

“Wendy is out of line for talking about my child’s potential, and how she won’t be as famous as Beyoncé when her a** has no idea.” 
“She is encouraging bullying and hating just because of Beyoncé’s status. Also who’s to say if Mathew will or will not be in Koi’s life in the future? I’m fighting for my daughter’s rights so she won’t have to fight for them eighteen years from now. To say that my daughter isn’t going to be a successful entertainer because of the way she was conceived is like saying man-looking, former crackheads could never have their own talk show.” Ouch!!

Nigerian Army release 125 more Boko Haram suspects

Two days after releasing 42 suspected members of Boko Haram, the 7th Division of the Nigeria military today November 8th released 125 more suspected members of the sect. 

At the handing over ceremony which held at the Borno state government house, the spokesman of the 7th Division, Nigeria Army,  Col. Usman Sani, said thorough investigation showed the men who were arrested sometime in September, had no connection with Boko Haram.

Wyclef, Chidinma, others release latest hit single exclusively on MTN Music+

MTN's music ambassador, Chidinma has collaborated with internationally acclaimed, andthree time Grammy winner, Wyclef Jean, and Swedish DJ, and record producer, Avicci to release one of the hottest singles of the year, Divine Sorrow

The song is the result of a partnership between The Coca-Cola Company, and RED, to ramp up efforts to help end mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the launch of a new campaign, titled “Share the sound of an AIDS free generation”.

Show some decorum- PDP Chairman tells young Nigerians on Twitter

Lol. You know how on Twitter anybody can abuse anybody? Well, PDP chairman Adamu Muazu doesn't think it's nice. After a few people abused him on Twitter today, he asked for some decorum. See more tweets after the cut...

Photos: Ex-beauty queens looking fab in traditional attire

Former Miss World Agbani Darego (far right), Ex Miss Nigeria UK Elohor Aisien (second right) and Miss Black USA 2010, Osas Ighodaro (centre) all looked fab in their traditional attires at a wedding in Benin earlier today.

Kelly Rowland's husband shares a pic of their new son Titan...

Proud papa Tim Weatherspoon gave his instagram followers the first peek at baby Titan, and the meaning behind his unique name

Guess who?

She look familiar?

JahBless releases new video for Lights, Camera, Action

In anticipation of Jahbless's 3rd album,  titled I.aM.Me , here's the official video for "Lights, Camera, Action. This dramatic video from JahBless who recently signed a deal with J.E Records, sends a deep message, “Never Trust The Game, Trust The Name”. Shot in Washington DC by Champion Studio.

Photos: Kris Jenner celebrates birthday in Vegas with new man

The reality star turned 59 recently and flew to Vegas to celebrate with friends and her new man, 31 year old Corey Gamble. None of her children was at her bash but Kris didn't seem to mind, she was in high spirit. See more photos after the cut...

15 people drown as bus plunge into River in Sokoto

At least 15 people drowned in Rima, Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State, when a vehicle they were traveling in plunged into a river on Friday morning November 7th.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the deceased were traveling back to their hometown, Dan-Wawaru, from Takakume, a village near Rima, when the accident occurred.

Sunlight Dish Washing Liquid goes to market!

As part of its commitment to improving the quality of life, Unilever Nigeria Plc has recently launched its Sunlight Dish Washing Liquid into the Nigerian market. 

Available in four pack sizes, Sunlight dish washing liquid provides superior degreasing benefits even for the toughest oil stains and is also affordable for households where cheap proxy products like sand, ash and detergent powder are used for dish washing.

Photos: Tonto Dikeh steps out in new look for interview

Actress Tonto Dikeh looked nice in all black as she stepped out for her Amazon interview, styled by Jeremiah Ogbodo of Swanky's Signatures Styling. See more photos after the cut...

Nigerian Transgender Ms Sahhara stuns in new photos

Whenever I see a pic of her I wonder what she looked like as a man because she's stunning as a woman.

Unveiling of New BlackBerry Passport at SLOT

BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced at the start of the smartphone era. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experience. To this end, BlackBerry in partnership with SLOT, Nigeria's No.1 mobile device retailer proudly unveiled the new BlackBerry Passport on the 28th of October 2014 at the SLOT BlackBerry outlet at No. 2, Medical Road, Ikeja, Lagos. 

White wedding photos: OC Ukeje and Ibukun Togonu

See another photo after the cut...

My sister is hot jor! Hehe. Laura Ikeji stuns in red dress

Looking like Kim K...lol.

Photos: Kcee and his manager fly back to Lagos in Gov Akpabio's private jet

After an electrifying performance at the just unveiled Akwa Ibom international stadium, Kcee & his manager Soso Soberekon left Uyo this afternoon in grand style with Governor Godswill Akpabio's private jet. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Unidentified man's corpse on Lekki-Epe expressway

There's a corpse of an unidentified man lying on the road adjacent Femi Okunnu Estate in Lekki, Lagos. People suspect he was knocked down by a car early this morning. The most they could do was cover his body up while they wait for the authorities to come remove his body...sad!

New music: Oludo - Murda Was The Case

Nigeria-born Cairo based, Ajibade Goriola Olumide popularly known as "Oludo" is a talented singer and entertainer. He just released a new hit single titled "Murda Was The Case" produced by Rexxie and master mixed by Young D. Murda was d case is a mix of Afro dance and hip pop. Enjoy below...


First photos of OC Ukeje & Ibukun on their traditional wedding day

The traditional wedding ceremony between actor OC Ukeje and Ibukun Togonu is happening as you read this. More photos coming...

Gunmen assassinate Nassarawa state Governor's head driver

The Head Driver to the Nassarawa state Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, Abdullahi Mairuwa, was shot dead this morning November 8th by unknown gunmen while he was traveling with his wife to his hometown in Keana Local Government Area of the state. 
 
Mr Mairuwa, who was in charge of all the drivers at the government house, was shot dead at Tudun Adabu Rd along the Obi-Keana-Awe round-about after his car was intercepted by the assassins. He was reportedly shot dead at close range. His wife, who was in the care with him, was not harmed. 

Careful how you order: Man mistakenly orders $3,750 wine thinking it was $37.50

An occasional wine-drinker asked a waitress to recommend a decent wine for him and his guests at a meeting. She recommended one and said it cost "thirty seven fifty". Thinking she meant $37.50, Joe Lentini ordered the wine and was given a huge bill $4,700.61, including tax.

It was bottle of the vintage wine, Screaming Eagle, Oakville 2011.
‘I asked the waitress if she could recommend something decent because I don't have experience with wine. She pointed to a bottle on the menu. I didn’t have my glasses. I asked how much and she said, “Thirty-seven fifty.” Joe said
When the dinner was over and the waitress brought the bill, Joe, who hadn't paid much attention to the wine, sat up...

Shots fired?

I'm putting a question mark there because I'm assuming 'smello' is a derogatory word? Dammy Krane who is currently in Cyprus for a show shared a video on his instagram page talking about his time in the country and Davido's cousin, Sina Rambo dropped that comment.

He has a problem with Dammy Krane too? Lol. He also 'LOLed' when Wizkid was called King of Nigerian music - here

Song Premiere & B-T-S of Presh Ft Tiwa Savage - I No Dey Lie

Eric Manny Entertainment Presents its frontline acts 'Presh' in his brand new stellar single featuring multiple award winner 'Tiwa Savage'. 'I no dey lie' was produced by hitmaker 'Shizzi' and the video which was directed by Sesan. It will premiere on Monday! See behind the scenes photos and listen to the song after the cut...

Enyeama, Musa, Toure, Adebayor nominated for CAF African player of the year

Super Eagles players Ahmed Musa who plays for CSKA Moscow, Vincent Enyeama of Lille, France, Yaya Toure of Manchester City/Ivory Coast, Asamoah Gyang of Ghana and Emmanuel Adebayor of Togo have been nominated for the 2014 CAF African Player of the Year, while Ejike Uzoenyi of Rangers International, Enugu, is the only Nigerian shortlisted in the 20-man list of Africa-based Player of the Year.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced the nominees in Cairo on November 6th. The Awards Gala will take place on 8 January 2015 in Lagos. Hope Enyeama wins.

Photos: Kris Jenner and her 31yr old boytoy head to Vegas for her birthday party

Kris Jenner is dating a guy younger than her first two daughters, Kourtney and Kim. It was revealed yesterday that music manager Corey Gamble is actually 31 and not 41. It's also been revealed that he will be making an appearance in the family's reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians.". Just like French Montana, he will probably get $25k per appearance.

The couple were seen catching a private jet out of Los Angeles together on Friday, as they headed to Las Vegas to attend Kris’s 59th birthday party at 1Oak nightclub. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Chika Ike shoots as a Turkish Princess as she celebrates birthday

This lady and drama...lol. Happy birthday to her! See more photos after the cut...

New Music: Tomeyzil - Ezuzu

Cockcrow Entertainments Record's Artiste, Tomisin Samuel Onalaja popularly known as Tomeyzil, finally drops his debut single titled Ezuzu. This banging dance track is set to blow your mind. Enjoy...


Controversy over Bishop Oyedepo's school in the UK

This is exactly how BBC put it before his people come after me now...:-) Read below..
A Nigerian church accused of linking poor discipline to witchcraft wants to open an independent school in Kent. Winners' Chapel International, which is currently under investigation by the Charity Commission, wants to open the school at its Dartford site.
Human rights campaigners and the National Secular Society are urging the government to turn down the school bid. The church, whose leader Bishop David Oyedpo was filmed accusing a woman of being a witch, declined an interview.

Paul Okoye celebrates his wife as she turns a year older today

Happy birthday to her!

Friday, 7 November 2014

Kim Kardashian bored beside Kanye West

Kim K looked supremely bored and uncomfortable standing next to a turned up Kanye West who seemed to be having the time of his life at Theophilus London's listening party. Guess his idea of fun is not same as hers. See the vine video after the cut...

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