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Saturday, 2 January 2016

Man U.2-1 Swansea: United finally win in spectacular style after 8games (EPL Round up)

The English premier league today recorded morale boosting wins for Arsenal and Manchester United as they both won on home turf. The most significant win was that of Manchester United with van Gaal unable to win against Swansea since taking over the reins at Old Trafford. Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney scored the goals against a very dogged Swansea side who fought till the last minute ensuring United's title push suffered no more incongruity.

Baddest DJ Timmy writes open letter to Headies Award organizers

Read the open letter from Baddest DJ Timmy to the Headies Awards organizers below...

"When i wrote my first open letter to Headies on December 29, 2013, the majority opinions i got was that i was correct while others felt i was just an “Attention seeker”. Headies as an award should be credibile and not just over hyped. We have hundreds of award shows every year in Nigeria and they are not as controversial as this one. Headies as an award are still not appreciating certain artiste, producers, entertainers and Dj’s who work 24/7 to make sure they bring out the best. "

Heartbreaking photo of little Yemen girl who sells eggs on the street to help family survive after her father's death

She fell asleep after being on the street all day selling eggs. Sad. According to the Editor in Chief of Yemen Post Newspaper, Hakim Almasmari, who shared the photo, her father was killed during the war in Yemen.

All hell will break lose if El-Zakzaky, Nnamdi Kanu or Dasuki is murdered in custody - FFK

Former Aviation Minister Olufemi Olu-Kayode tweeted this this evening...

"God sent me an Angel!!" Russell Wilson gushes over Ciara...

Aww, love is a beautiful thing. Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks Russell Wilson shared this photo of him and Ciara on twitter, writing: "God sent me an Angel!!" @Ciara #HappyNewYear Praying for love &Happiness for All"

Adaeze Yobo replies fans criticizing her for giving out worn Louboutins

So to celebrate her 6th wedding anniversary, former beauty queen Adaeze Yobo decided to give out hers and her husband Joseph Yobo's louboutin ‎shoes which she says they've just worn twice. One of her followers thought it wasn't nice of her to give out worn shoes and wasted no time to express her grievance! Adaeze took to her Instagram handle to reply her..see all the drama after the cut...

Korede Bello visits Emir of Kano (photos)

Mavin star, Korede Bello visited the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II at his palace in Kano. Continue to see more photos...

Photos: Son of Dubai ruler among firefighters at the site of Address Hotel fire

The son of Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed, was among firefighters at the Address Hotel where fire broke out shortly before Dubai's New Year Eve fireworks display. The image shared on twitter shows the Sheikh dressed in firefighter gear among other Dubai Civil Defense officers...

Graphic photo: 5 people crushed to death in a grisly motor accident in Benue state

Five people died and several seriously injured in a fatal car accident yesterday, January 1, in Tarka Local Government Area of Benue state.

According to Idoma Voice, the accident involved a lorry conveying more than 50 members of the Universal Reformed Christian Church, URCC (NKST) who were on their way to the annual NKST Conference in Gboko local government area. The vehicle was said to have skidded off the road. The graphic pic after the cut..

Lol, see US response to Obama's Christmas greeting vs UK's to David Cameron's New Year greeting

While the replies to President Obama's Christmas greeting were mostly positive, the Prime Minister of UK, David Cameron must have pissed in some people's cereals...lol

Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim and husband loved up in new photo

Actress Nse Ikpe Etim and her husband Clifford Sule loved up in this pic as they wished everyone a happy new year.

Corey Gamble comes to Kris Jenner's rescue (photos)

Corey Gamble proved he was a doting boyfriend as he rushed to protect his girlfriend, Kris Jenner, when her skimpy outfit threatened to reveal a little too much as they climbed a yacht on Thursday...

Actress Foluke Daramola Salako shares lovely family photos

She shared the photos on her Facebook page. That' her husband and two kids. Continue to see more pics...

Photo: Patience Jonathan spotted with some Nigerians in Dubai

She looks good....

Lagos Waste Management also weighs in on the Don Jazzy vs Olamide beef

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, also weighed in on the Don Jazzy/ Olamide Headies award beef with the current #Leavetrashforlawma hashtag trending on twitter lol. Tshirts with the hashtag have even been made. Nigerians are fast sha! Check out more #Leavetrashforlawma tweets....

Former Premier League footballer found dead

Former Premier League footballer Steve Gohouri has been found dead in a river in Germany. The 34-year-old, who played defence for Wigan Athletic between 2010 and 2012, had been reported missing two weeks ago.

Lil Kesh congratulates Reekado Banks on his award

Despite the drama between their bosses, Lil Kesh took out time to congratulate Reekado Banks for winning the Next rated award at the Headies and Reekado responded by thanking him.

Check out these African illustration of Rihanna, Diddy, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z, others

Ghanaian illustrative artist Denny Owusu hand painted the illustrations using diverse African traditional attires. Cool stuff! See more photos after the cut...

Vitafoam celebrates 'The First Baby of the Year 2016'



The Lagos Island maternity hospital went agog with activities today, 1st January, 2016 as Vitafoam Nig. Plc in conjunction with the Lagos state government celebrated the birth of the first baby of the year, 2016. Every year, just as the countdown into the New Year begins, so does the race to deliver the first baby of the year is being anticipated by expectant mothers.

Coach Sunday Oliseh is still undergoing therapy - NFF

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation has said he is in contact with doctors treating Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh and that the former Nigeria captain will soon be back in the country hale and hearty. Sunday Oliseh has been out of the country receiving treatment since leading the home based Super Eagles to a 2-0 win over Chad but couldn’t lead the team for the second leg as he was flown to Belgium for treatment.

Wow! Check out a woman's monstrous pubic tattoo

Who convinced her that tattoos around her pubic area was a good idea? See the full pic after the cut..

Photos: Governor Mimiko's wife donates gift items to first baby of the year at State Specialist Hospital

Wife of Ondo state Governor, Mrs. Olukemi Mimiko on Friday, Jan. 1, paid a visit to the Post-Natal ward of the State Specialist Hospital, Akure where she received and donated gift items to the first baby of the year, Baby Adewon and her mother, Omoboyede Adewon.

Saudi Arabia will pay a 'high price' for Shia cleric's execution, says Iran

Saudi Arabia will pay "a high price" for executing prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr on Saturday, Iran’s foreign ministry said. Ministry spokesperson Hossein Jaber Ansari strongly condemned the execution, which came after his Shia country repeatedly asked its Sunni-ruled rival to pardon the cleric.

MTN Foundation partners Kakadu, Wakaa to Boost Musical Theatre

As part of its efforts in contributing to the advancement of theatre and performing arts in Nigeria, MTN Foundation is sponsoring two notable stage plays – ‘Kakadu and Wakaa, The Musical,’ from the stables of Playhouse Initiative and Bolanle Austen-Peters Production respectively.

Note that some of the beneficiaries of the MTNF-sponsored Muson Scholar programme who have excelled in their chosen careers are part of the two plays.

More photos from Shahida Sanusi's wedding fathiha...

Congrats to the couple. More photos after the cut...

Olamide didn't only rant on stage...he also (allegedly) destroyed Headies green room (photos)

Just received these images from the guys at Headies. According to them "Olamide destroyed Headies green room, smashed glasses following the announcement of Reekado Banks as Nextrated winner." at the awards that held last night. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-rufai arrives Yola, Adamawa State

Kaduna state Governor, Mallam Nasir El-rufai arrived Yola, Adamawa state capital yesterday, Jan. 1. He was received at the airport by the Adamawa state deputy Governor, Martin Babale, Hon commissioners and party officials. More photos after the cut...

Saudi Arabia executes 47 convicted terrorists in one day

Saudi Arabian government has executed 47 people in one day including the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr after convicting them of Terrorist related activities that have occurred in the last decade.

According to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Interiors, the executed men believed in extremist ideology, were members of terror groups, and they were convicted of plotting and carrying out attacks against civilians going back as far at an attack on the U.S. consulate in Jeddah in 2004.

SchoolKits Commences Back-To-School Shopping | Find All the Items on Your List in Lagos & Abuja from 02 Jan!

Hot on the heels of the hugelysuccessful “The Red Event,”SchoolKitsannounces the commencement of its Back-To-School Season starting from Saturday 02 January 2016. It’s time to draw up that replacement list of School Uniforms; Accessories; Shoes; Bags; Stationeries; Boarding House Items; Sportswear & Gears; Project Materials; Costumes and more.

Olamide apologizes for his conduct at Headies Awards last night

He just shared this on his instagram page...

Lol...See Davido's advice to Olamide months ago...

What Davido tweeted in October...

Lol. This Vic O is not well at all...see what he tweeted

Lol...

Two-year-old girl tragically dies just two days after Christmas from swallowing a battery

The day after Christmas, 2-year-old Brianna Florer was laughing and jumping around with her older brother and two sisters opening presents at her grandparents' home. The next day the precocious blond-haired toddler was dead.

Check out Toni Tones' extra sexy outfit to the Headies awards

Her first look of the year 2016, the songstress turned up the sexy, as she turned heads in a gorgeous black cut out mermaid dress by ace designer Yemi Shoyemi. She completed the look with a fringe Bob and dark lips. Stunning!

Mark Zuckerberg shares adorable photo with his wife and daughter

So cute!

#ShareACokeNG Surprise for Lekki Tollgate Motorists… Smileys usher in 2016

Were you in Lekki, Lagos on New Year’s Eve? No? Aaaahhh… it was gift after gift from Coca-Cola to motorists who passed through the LCC Tollgate.

'There are plots to kill Buhari' - Father Mbaka alleges

Catholic Priest and Founder, Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria, Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has alleged that there are plans to kill President Buhari due to his ongoing fight against corruption. Mbaka said this during his New Year sermon in his church yesterday.
“Nigeria, as we speak now, economically, security wise is in the intensive care unit; if the oxygen is removed, Nigeria will die, people of God prayed, from here and there and God gave us Buhari. God has told us that Buhari is prayer answered; President Buhari is an answered prayer; whether you hate him or like him, Buhari is prayer answered;

Man killed after saving woman in New York City elevator accident


A 25-year-old man ​wished “Happy New Year” to a woman just before he saved her life by shoving her from a faulty elevator that suddenly took a plunge, but the brave act cost him his own life.

Stephen Hewett-Brown, 25, (left) was in the crowded elevator at 131 Broome St. ​on Manhattan’s Lower East Side ​when Erudi Sanchez, 43, (right) who lives in the building, ste​​pped inside around 11:45 p.m. with her 10-year-old nephew to throw out trash.

Photos from actress Chizzy Alichi's birthday bash

Fast-rising Nollywood Actress, Chizzy Alichi was a year older on Wednesday 23rd December, 2015 and as part of celebrations to mark her birthday, she held a lavish birthday party at the Gates Hotel, Zoo Estate, Enugu on Boxing Day, December 26th. The event was attended by a number of her Nollywood colleagues including Mr. Ibu (John Okafor), Zubi Micheal, Junior Pope, Prince Nwafor, Laclass Ozouguwu, as well as lots of industry people, fans and friends. More pics after the cut...

Sad! Former Enyimba and Kaduna United goal keeper dies on New Year's day

Former Enyimba and Kaduna United goalkeeper, Chinedu Agwu, has died. Family sources say Chinedu who has been suffering from an undisclosed illness, died a​ ​few hours into the New Year​. He was just 30 years old. Chinedu will be remembered for his great goalkeeping skills while he was at Eyimba and Kaduna United.‎ May his soul rest in peace Amen.

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