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Saturday, 12 December 2015

Dream Team VI win U-23 AFCON

Nigeria's Under 23 players tagged Dream Team VI today emerged winners of the Confederation of African football (CAF) Under-23 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Oghenekaro Etebo scored two goals during the match which was played against Algeria‎.

Despite poor Man U results, players WAGs hit town for dinner (photos)

Manchester United's players Wives and girlfriends hit the town on Friday night despite their partners having the worst of weeks in recent memory. Players like Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney planned clubbing this weekend but changed plans after they were eliminated from the Champions League by Wolfsburg, but that didn't stop their partners from having a swell time together. Rooney, Mata, Young, Carrick,Martial and other players were represented by their partners as they met in an Asian restaurant for dinner. Photos after the jump...

Photos: Idris Elba, Okonjo-Iweala, Ben Murray-Bruce, others at the Beast of No Nation premiere in Lagos

Hollywood star Idris Elba joined former Finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, her husband, Ikemba Iweala, Ben Murray-Bruce and others at the premiere of the movie, Beast of the Nation which was written by Uzodinma Iweala. More pics after the cut...

US man sues dealer after his plumbing truck is seen being used by jihadists to fight in Syria

Mark Oberholtzer, owner of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, left the 'Mark-1 plumbing' stickers on the truck when he traded it in for a newer Ford pickup at AutoNation Ford Gulf Freeway in October 2013. A year later, a photo posted on Twitter by the extremist Ansar al-Deen Front from the front lines of the war in Syria showed his truck - stickers and all - being used by jihadis. Oberholtzer, who says he has received death threats, is now seeking more than $1million in punitive damages from AutoNation Ford Gulf Freeway for fraud, gross negligence, negligent misrepresentation, defamation, invasion of privacy and deceptive trade, according to Courthouse News. 

Photos: Rebranded Lagos state RRS pictured taking helicopter lessons

Lagos criminals are in for it. This is the newly re-branded Lagos State Rapid Response Squad on training and familiarization and taking Helicopter lessons today. See more photos after the cut...

Premier League round up: Ighalo scores again, while Man U lose 1-2 to Bournemouth

It was another interesting weekend of Premier League football as Nigeria's Odion Ighalo helped Watford record a win away from home with a solitary goal while Manchester United plunged new depths with a miserable performance that culminated in a 2-1 loss to Premier League entrants, Bournemouth.

Ayefele marks 18 years anniversary of accident that claimed his legs

The singer shared photos from the accident scene as he thanked God for sparing his life. More pics after the cut...

Photos: Buratai with Emir of Zazzau after the attempted assasination

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai was on his way to pay homage to the Emir of Zazzau (pictured together at the palace after the attempted attack ) when his convoy was attacked by members of the Shiite Sect. More photos after the cut...

See what a man did to his TV after Man U lost their match tonight

A fan smashed his TV after Manu lost to a newly promoted team Bournemouth fc today ....lol

Army releases statement on assassination attempt on Army Chief in Zaria + Graphic pics

Several people were killed today during a firefight between the Nigerian Army and members of the Shitte Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna. Below is the press release by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman on the attack and after the cut are graphic photos from the incident
The Shiite Sect on the orders of their leader, Ibrahim Alzak-zaky today afternoon in Zaria attacked the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff while on his way to pay homage on the Emir of Zazzau and attend the Passing Out Parade of 73 Regular Recruits Intake of Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria.

Muslim Group attempt to assasinate Chief of Army Staff in Zaria

The Nigerian Army says the Shitte Muslim Group in Zaria attempted to attack the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai this afternoon. The Muslim group allegedly opened fire at the convoy of the Army Chief. 7 people have been reported dead from the incident. More details later.

Man and his fiancee release creative pre-wedding shoot

Michael Soyebo and his bride-to-be had released their pre-wedding photo shoot on instagram and one of them shows them inside a toilet. Lol. Now, that's something I've never seen before. Congrats to them. Pics by Akintayo Tomi. More photos of the couple after the cut...

Meet the woman who allegedly broke Diddy and Cassie up

Cassie announced yesterday that she was single again and many thought it was because of Diddy's renewed relationship with his babymama, Kim Porter, but according to blogger B. Scott, it's a lady named Gina (left). What they wrote below...
Cassie broke up with Diddy the Sunday after his Revolt Music Conference in Miami because while he was there — he had another woman with him! Not only that, but the same woman was with him the weekend prior in Atlanta for the BET Hip Hop Awards.

Come watch Tim Godfrey, Tosin Martins, Nosa & others perform for free

God Bless Nigeria Church hosts Tim Godfrey and Friends; a Live Musical Concert starring multiple awards winning singers, including The Agidigba and Amen crooner “Tim Godfrey”, the sensational Tosin Martins, Nosa, and the songbird, Nikky Laoye.

Photos: MBGN 2015 Unoaku Anyadike stuns in a black and white lace number

MBGN 2015 and Nigeria's representative at the Miss World pageant, Unoaku Anyadike shared the photos of herself at the Miss World 2015 camp. The pageant will take place on the 19th of December at the Crown of Beauty Theatre in Sanya, China.

Floyd Mayweather buys $400k on a mink coat

The retired boxing champ reportedly bought this mink coat for $400k while in Russia on business!

Davido mocks his Owo Ni Koko producer Jfembeatz on Twitter

Yesterday, NotJustOk released its list of the Top 10 producers in Nigeria and it didn't include Jfems, who produced Davido's Owo Ni Koko...and Jfem got mocked by Davido for the snob. Looks like they have beef. Jfens replied..see that after the cut

Photos: Buhari bags doctorate degree at the Kaduna State University

President Buhari was conferred a Honorary Doctorate degree of Letters by the the Kaduna State University‎ during the school's convocation ceremony holding today Dec. 12. See more after the cut..

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The Game's view on Instagram girls versus working class women (18+)

Rapper, The Game, took to his IG page to express his view on Instagram girls versus working class women and how a man should crown his queen when he finds her in 'their' world full of insta-famous girls. Read his take below:

Mavin star Di'Ja weds

The singer, who is extremely private, got married two days ago December 10th in Kaduna. I've asked but no one is saying who she married...:-). Congrats to her!

Photos of Buhari at the Kaduna Music Festival today

President Buhari this afternoon arrived Kaduna state for the opening of the Kaduna State Annual Music Festival which is holding at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna today December 12th. The music festival will end tomorrow December 13th. Continue to see more photos...

All is Set For the 9th Edition of the exclusive annual cultural event, Sisi Oge

The Event is organized by No1 Heritage Solutions, a leading promoter of lifestyle and cultural events in Africa. It is a Platform geared towards the celebration of our African Heritage, especially concerned with connecting the public and in particular youths, to their roots, by enabling them gain insights on their origin and its relevance to the society at large.

This Orangutan's reaction to a magic trick will leave you in awe (pics)

In an incredible footage posted online, this Orangutan rolled on the ground laughing so hard after witnessing a magic trick. The great ape was filmed in a zoo in Spain watching a man from inside its enclosure doing the trick and its reaction will leave you laughing also. Pics after the cut...

Photos: Pastor’s son beheads 11-year-old girl in Delta state for ritual

The Delta state Police command have arrested 15 year old Silas Anidi, the only son of the General Overseer of God Pecu­liar Evangelical Ministry, Sapele, Delta State, for beheading 11-year-old Aghogho Igbi and was about to do same to the deceased’s sister, Favour, when neighbours intervened and got him arrested.

According to The Sun, when interrogated, Silas said he was lured to commit the crime by his friend, Christian.

Didier Drogba meets Namibia president, Hage Giengob

The Chelsea legend flew from his base in America to see the President of Namibia, Hage Giengob.
He wrote on Instagram, "Honoured to meet the  Namibian president, Mr Hage Giengob. Inspiration time.!"

Have you bought your Christmas shoe?

The festive periods are finally here. Do you know? “Yours shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you, and If the eyes are the window to your soul, then shoes are the window to your style.

At Baffuponline we have Quality footwear’s ranging from, Sneakers, low tops, loafers, drivers, trainers, Timberland Boots, casual shoes & Dressy shoes for men.

Daily Independent, Peoples Daily newspaper, New Telgraph deny receiving N10m compensation from Obaigbena

The managements of Peoples Media Limited, publishers of Peoples Daily; Daily Telegraph Publishing Company Limited, publishers of New Telegraph, Saturday Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and Independent Newspapers Limited, publishers of Daily Independent newspapers, have all come out to publicly deny Nduka Obaigbena's claims that he gave them N10 million each from embattled former National Security Adviser NSA Sambo Dasuki as compensation for the military confiscation of their dailies in June last year.

Tribune newspapers release statement denying claims it received N10m compensation from Nduka Obaigbena

The African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) Plc, publishers of the Tribune titles, has denied receiving N10 million through the publisher of Thisday newspapers, Nduka Obaigbena, as compensation for attacks on its operations and personnel by soldiers in June 2014.

Transgenders Sidney Star & Shauna Brooks release half-nude pics

They are best friends but they seem to compete with each other...they both released these photos on their respective instagram pages yesterday, each claiming to have the baddest transgender body in the game. Left is Sidney and right is Shauna. Who's hotter? Pic of them together after the cut...

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Tweet of the day!

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Comedian Lil Duval weighs in on Masika announcing she's pregnant with Fetty Wap's baby

Reality star Masika Kaylsha has been around and now she's claiming she's pregnant for rapper Fetty Wap who is not convinced he's the baby daddy. More tweets after the cut...

Hmm...see what I saw on Twitter

Seun Anikulakpo Kuti shared the document on twitter asking the governor to confirm its authenticity. It's the amount of money Gov. Oshiomhole allegedly spent on a trip to Miami, US, last year! N17m+

Check out for Yourself Who Will Win The Ultimate Prize That VoguePay Is Giving Away (N10million value for grabs)

Firstly, this is not a typical competition. VoguePay is so sure that its customers like the product so much that they are probably going to give away N10million worth of prizes to them.

What Is The Competition About? VoguePay announced that it will reward every one of its passionate customer who records a 30 seconds Video Testimonial about their VoguePay experience

Members of South Korean girl-band detained at LA Airport on suspicion of being prostitutes

Oh My Girl, a new South Korean K-pop girl band was travelling to the US for an album cover shoot when they were detained at the Los Angeles Airport on Thursday, December 10, on suspicion that they might be sex workers. According to AFP, the eight band members were held for 15 hours on Thursday before being released, after which they flew back to South Korea. Oh My Girl was formed in March this year and released its debut single in April.

Nse Ikpe-Etim, Dakore, Omoni Oboli, Ireti Doyle, Mo Abudu at Fifty press junket in Lagos

Yesterday, the entire cast and crew of the highly anticipated film 'Fifty' were present at Eko Hotel, to take part in a press junket to promote the film which is due for nationwide release on the 18th of December. See more photos after the cut...

Fetty Wap embarrasses ex-GF after she announces her pregnancy on instagram, not convinced its his!

Fetty Wap's on-off girlfriend, Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star Masika Kalysha announced her pregnancy on Instagram on Friday. And though the 24-year-old rapper - real name Willie Maxwell II - was tagged in the photo over her belly, the Trap Queen hitmaker does not seem too convinced that the child is his. See all the drama after the cut...

Etisalat Nigeria Charges Students on Making Quality Career Choices

Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat has charged students in Nigerian public secondary schools to secure their future through quality career decisions. The Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko, made this call last week in Lagos while speaking at the 14th session of the Etisalat Career Counselling Day sponsored by the company in partnership with the Lagos Empowerment And Resource Network (LEARN).

Check out one of Mark Zuckerberg's books for his newborn daughter

Mark Zuckerberg shared this photo of him and Priscilla reading Quantum Physics for babies to their newborn baby Max. Read what he said here...

Emma Ugolee's 'The Gist' is the first of its kind...(photos)

General interest and celebrity interviews are the typical talk show format but Emma Ugolee's 'The Gist' is different and fresh because it's not about the celebrity. It is a 100% dedicated to trashing out issues in the Nigerian entertainment industry. While the panelist are concerned celebrities and practitioners, public opinion is frankly sorted. You can now see the industry for what it truly is with topics like:

Erica Mena sheds light on break up with Bow Wow: says “He’s an abuser”

Although Erica Mena's relationship with Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, ended after a short engagement, and they both hashed out their breakup issues on social media, it was a little unclear as to what was the cause, but Mena came clean as to why the seemingly happy couple quickly crashed and burned, claiming he's an abuser...not physical abuse, but mental. What she said after the cut...

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