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Saturday, 21 November 2015

Wait, Kylie Jenner has already moved on to Asap Rocky?

The 18 year old who dumped boyfriend Tyga just on Thursday November 19th was seen leaving a nightclub on Friday night with rapper, Asap Rocky. The two left together in an SUV sparking dating rumours. Has she moved on already? Time will tell!

Fox News anchor apologizes for saying Nigeria is 'right next to Mali'

Celebrity Fox News anchor, Harris Faulkner, has apologized to Nigeria after stating on the American news giant that Nigeria was "right next to Mali" during her reportage of the Mali Hostage crisis during which at least 27 people died.

Miss Faulkner had made the claim live but was challenged by Nigerian born US TV host, Reno Omokri who told her she had "misinformed" Americans and negatively portrayed Nigeria.

Mr. Ugly contest: Photo of one of the contestants who protested

Maison Sere, a 42 year old unemployed man beat five other contestants for the $500 Mr Ugly prize which took place on Friday, November 20, in Harare. However, a man named William Masvinu, a three-time Mr Ugly winner who walked off with a $100 second prize this year, protested strongly.

"The judges were not fair, the organisers must look for new judges to start the contest afresh. I did not lose today," Masvinu (pictured above) said.
David Machowa, the show organiser said he created the pageant in 2012 to celebrate "beauty in ugliness". The show was very successful, and I still have plans to host Mr Ugly world" he added

More photos: Mrs Buhari visits Bola Tinubu at his Lagos home

R-L: Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode; Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari; National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, during a courtesy visit by Wife of the President to Asiwaju Tinubu, at his Bourdillon Residence in Ikoyi, on Saturday, November 21. Another photo after the cut...

Real Madrid 0-4 Barcelona (Neymar and Suarez humiliate Rafa Benitez's men)

The Barca players were in full throttle as they demolished rivals Real Madrid in the first El Classico of the season at the Bernabeu. Lionel Messi was only fit enough for the Barca bench after returning from nearly two months on the sidelines with a knee injury, but Neymar and Suarez carried on their fine form with first-half strikes before Andres Iniesta and Suarez added two more after the break.

This will only heap more pressure on the shoulders of Real Madrid coach Rafa Benitez.

Agbani Darego stuns at Siverbird's 35th anniversary celebration

The former Miss World stunned in a Meena Official dress at the Silverbird 35th Anniversary celebration. Another photo

Adonbelivit! Leicester City are top of the English Premier league table

History was made today! Forget the woes of Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, forget the tipsy-turvy relationship Arsene Wenger has with winning matches at Arsenal, forget the star studded over half a billion pounds assembled team called Man City.

Today November 21, Leicester City have gone top of the English Premier league. Leicester City, who just came in from the championship have exceeded their wildest expectations this season so far, and this weekend they leapfrogged over Arsenal, Man Utd and Man City into first place in England following a win away at Newcastle.

Strange accident in Marua bus-stop, Lekki

Happened this afternoon at Marua busstop in Lekki, Lagos today

Photos: Tinsel Line producer Uche Ekilisie-Uzor weds

Tinsel Line producer Uche Ekilisie-Uzor got married to Ifeanyi in Lagos today November 21st. Some of the stars in the TV series Funlolar Aofiyebi-Raimi, Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Iyke Okechukwu and his wife attended the wedding...more photos after the cut...

Photos: Saraki, Lai Mohammed, others at Silverbird 35th anniversary celebration

Senate President Bukola Saraki, Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, Cross Rivers state governor Ben Ayade, were this evening at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos for the 35th anniversary celebration of Silverbird group. Continue to see more photos from the event...

Photos: 42-year-old unemployed man wins Zimbabwe's Mr Ugly pageant

42-year-old unemployed Maison Sere was crowned Zimbabwe's ugliest man at a pageant in Harare today November 21st. Sere, who has several missing teeth and dressed in torn overalls, beat 5 other contestants for the $500 Mr Ugly prize - a large sum in a country facing massive unemployment.

Photos: Adaeze Yobo, her mum & sister stylish at a wedding in Lagos

Adaeze Yobo, her mum and her younger sister all looked beautiful at a wedding in Lagos today Nov. 21st. That hairstyle sure suits her mum. Continue to see more photos..

Photos: Osinbajo attends graduation ceremony at NIPSS

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo represented President Buhari at The Graduation Ceremony of Senior Executive Course 37, 2015 National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos, Plateau state today November 21st. Continue to see photos from the event after the cut...

Bauchi Gov reportedly approves N55million for Qu’ran Recitation Competition

Bauchi state Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has reportedly approved N55million for the 30th edition of the state’s Qur’anic recitation Competition. Speaking at the event held at katagum, headquarters of Zaki local government Area (LGA) of the State yesterday November 20th, Governor Abubakar said N38.4 million is for logistics while N16.9 Million will be released to the 20 Local government areas of the state to aid their preparations at council level.

Police rescue kidnapped Registrar of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic

Rivers State Police Command safely rescued Lilian Davies, the Registrar of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Bori, who was kidnapped on Tuesday November 17th while on transit along Bori-Yaghe road. She was rescued at the bush around Kaani in Khana Local Government.

During the rescue operation, the rescue team had a fierce gun duel with the kidnappers resulting to the death of four kidnappers. One AK47 rifle, one locally made pistol, one magazine, 25 rounds of 7.62 live ammunition and five cartridges were recovered at the scene after the operation.

Photos: Jonathan mentors future leaders at Howard University

He's becoming a global icon. Former President Goodluck Jonathan rounded off his two week visit to the United states with a rousing speech to students of the Howard University School of Political Science, where he addressed the future leaders on the skills needed for responsible leadership.

Photo: See what a woman did to her house help

This is what a woman did to her househelp. She was arrested for assault but later released. See the photo after the cut...

Man leaves Thai waitress working legally in the US a 'disgusting' racist message as a 'tip'

People have rallied around a waitress that was left a 'disgusting' racist message and no tip on a receipt recently by a diner. The man had a meal by himself at the Bamboo Thai Bistro in Redondo Beach and was served by a Thai waitress, who has a visa to work in the US. When it was time to pay the bill, the man - named on the receipt as Jason Paul Naglich - left nothing, instead writing: 'Tip for U.S. citizens only.' How sad!

Assassination attempt on Ekweremadu- PDP suffering from induced Hallucination- APC

The leadership of APC has described as "induced hallucination" the allegations leveled against it by PDP that the party was planning to kill some PDP leaders including its acting National Chairman, Uche Secondus, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu amongst others.

PDP National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh while addressing newsmen at Legacy House in Abuja on November 18th accused APC of plotting to kill some of their key members following the attempted assassination of Ike Ekweremadu on November 17th.

First Lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugagbe faces backlash after shocking comment

While addressing thousands of Zanu PF supporters at a rally in Mberengwa this week, the First lady of Zimbabwe Grace Mugagbe said women who wear mini skirts have no one but themselves to blame if they are raped by sexual perverts.
 "If you walk around wearing mini skirts displaying your thighs and inviting men to drool over you, then you want to complain when you have been raped? It’s unfortunate because it will be your fault."
Lol. What a daft statement! The First Lady then called on women to wear long dresses or trousers. She said the type of dressing, which left women’s legs exposed, was a result of moral decadence.

Skyy with Patoranking storms G12 Seaside lounge Oniru this Sunday

Popularly known dancehall & reggae crooner Patoranking will be performing live at the evergreen most popular seaside hangout spot  G12BAR - Oniru Private Beach, off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island in Lagos this Sunday 22nd of November,2015.

Multiple suicide attack leaves 10 people dead in Cameroon

No fewer than 10 people are feared dead and many others injured after a 4 Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked the village of Nigue, a suburb of Fotokol town, in Far North of Cameroon. "The initial figures speak of 10 dead including the suicide bombers and around a dozen wounded," a senior Cameroonian army commander told the Reuters news agency.

Photos: Aisha Buhari visits Tinubu in Lagos

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Buhari, visited APC National Leader Bola Tinubu and his wife Oluremi at their Bourdillon, Ikoyi home in Lagos today November 21st. Aisha was at his home to condole with him over the death of Late Emir Dantoro of Borgu who made Tinubu the Jagaban of Borgu. Continue to see more photos...

Checkout these throwback photos of Ibinabo Fiberisima

Can you spot her in the photos? Another one after the cut...

Check out Obama on 4 different hairstyles...which is your best look?

Lol. Some people are not well. I like the one below left....

Monarch Designs for your weddings, events and more...

Monarch Designs is well known for its unmistakable style, and precision in the design and execution of weddings, events and more. Sophisticated, opulent, glamorous and stylish are just some of the words that have been used to describe our work by clients and guests.

Photo: D'banj meets Adesina

D'banj met African Development Bank President, Akin Adesina, on board a local flight ...

Photos of the American woman killed in Mali hotel attack

An American woman who died in the Mali terror attack at Radisson Blu hotel yesterday has been identified as Anita Datar. The 41-year-old was born in western Massachusetts and grew up in northern New Jersey. She graduated from Columbia University's Joseph Mailman School of International and Public Health and served two years in the Peace Corps in Senegal.

Horrific photos from the Dangote trailer accident in Asaba yesterday

Yesterday a Dangote truck was involved in a fatal accident along Benin Asaba Express way opposite the Asaba airport which took the lives of at least 18 people, many of whom were burnt beyond recognition. The bodies were taken to the Federal Medical Center Asaba...the photos are horrific. *viewer discretion advised*

Mark Zuckerberg to take 2 months paternity leave when daughter arrives

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is planning to take two months off for paternity leave when his daughter is born. The excited father-to-be made the announcement yesterday on his official Facebook page. The company offers its US employees four months of paid maternity and paternity leave. In the post accompanied by a photo of baby toys, seat and their dog, he said outcomes are better for children and families when working parents take time off to be with their newborns. He wrote;

‎Neutral Ave drops Decale reloaded video ft Jaywon in the 'Decale Bounty Challenge' win $5000 in 5 easy steps

Urban Entertainment budding act Neutral Ave makes a magnificent comeback in this mind blowing video titled Decale Reloaded featuring Jaywon after a successful release of its audio few weeks back. Produced by Don Adah. The video was shot on location in Spain by Milan Balkins. And it comes with a special package tagged Decale Bounty Challenge of $5000 in appreciation of the support by his fans.

Photos: Truck crashes in Jos, covers almost the entire road

A truck crashed on Hawan Kibbo on Jos-Forest- Akwanga Road, few hours ago. According to Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) efforts are currently being made to clear the road. More photos after the cut...

Dying 8-year-old cancer patient finds love

When he was just 2 years old, David Spisak, Jr. was diagnosed with leukemia. Today, six years later, the Chesapeake, Virginia boy has gone through two bone marrow transplants and was diagnosed with cancer for a fourth time in March.

Although doctors told David’s parents the boy would likely live only four to six weeks without treatment, they decided to forgo that recommendation so David could spend less time at the hospital and more time being an everyday kid, ABC News reported.

Lol...Jude Okoye not happy with this sketch of him

The music video director and label exec shared this sketch of him and wrote "Worisdis? Does the sketch look like me?". It kinda does...not bad!

Solange puts giant 'spear' through her earlobes...:-) (photos)

Those earrings look too big for her earlobes. The singer stepped out for the Louis XIII Celebration of '100 Years' The Movie You Will Never See held at a Private Residence Beverly Hills, Calif. this week wearing those...see upclose photos after the cut...

Buying Real Estate with Pennek

Buying real estate is one of the wise investment choices to make,the safest and least risk-involved way to purchase real estate is to pay for it in full. It just gives you more control over decisions concerning your property. At Pennek Nigeria, we give you that ease and freedom to do whatsoever you want with your properties. 

Photo from the accident in Ajah this morning

A car flipped into a ditch in the early hours of today at Ikota complex VGC, Ajah...Lagos!

Wow! This is the state of a school in Lagos (photos)

This is the state of a school somewhere in Ijegun, Ikotun, Lagos. See more photos after the cut...

War on ISIS coming? UN Security council approves 'all necessary measures' to fight the terror group

Following the terror attack in Paris and threats to bomb the US, World leaders have unanimously agreed to fight ISIS which is now being described as 'a global & unprecedented threat to international peace and security'. The UN Security Council met yesterday and called on countries to take 'all necessary measures' to fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq, in the wake of the attacks in France, Tunisia, Turkey, Lebanon and the downing of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt.

Photo of Bukola Saraki and his dad when he was a young boy

Photo taken in the 1960s...he's now the Nigerian Senate president. He was such a cutie...:-)

Jide Odukoya, popular wedding photographer joins Tuteria along with other expert tutors, teachers & trainers nationwide

Some of us may have heard about Jide Odukoya, the popular Wedding and Events Photographer in Nigeria – but what you may not have heard, is that you too can now learn how to snap breathe-taking photos directly from him! And it’s so so easy. Here’s how it works:

Singer August Alsina shows off new hair look! Cute or nah?

August Alsina showed off his new look on instagram and while some like it, others are wondering if he's having a nervous breakdown. The singer has been airing family drama on social media of late. A few weeks ago, he published a text message from his cousin who accused him of causing his brother's death, and threatened him, telling him he's too "scared" to come home to New Orleans. He also said money and fame had changed August. August later told Complex magazine why he aired the texts, saying "If you speak to me that way, you're not family."

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