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Saturday, 23 April 2016

Photo: Nigerian Army parades fake colonel

The Nigerian Army on Friday April 22nd paraded Prince Onyemauche pictured above, accused of impersonation as a Colonel in the Army.

According to Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman who paraded Onyemauche before journalists at the army headquarters in Abuja, said he was arrested alongside one sergeant Jacob Phillip by troops of 176 Special Forces Gurads Battalion along Wazobia Motor Park, Gwagwalada Abuja on Feb 17th.

See this weird picture of an owl with head turned 180 degrees...

The picture was taken by wildlife photographer Alain Balthazard in Champagne, France. Owls can twist their necks up to 270 degrees out of curiosity or surprise.

Mr Balthazard, 49, said: "The short-eared owls come near my town all year. It's always amazing to observe when they turn their heads like that."

VP Osinbajo says FG to begin payment of N5k to the poor once the budget is signed

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal government will begin payment of the N5000 to the poor in Nigeria once the 2016 budget is signed by President Buhari. Osinbajo also disclosed that the government is also planning to train a minimum of 100, 000 young Nigerians in technology.

Osinbajo disclosed this while speaking at the United Action for Change Town Hall Meeting at Ikeja Airport Hotel Lagos today April 23rd. What he said at the townhall meeting were tweeted by his Senior Special Assistant-Media&Publicity, Laolu Akande.

Somebody can not even play with The Game...lol...see the way he finished reality star, Stevie J over Joseline

So here's what happened. Reality star Joseline Hernandez met rapper The Game at an event and they took a pic together. After she shared the pic online, many blogs speculated that Joseline had dumped her man Stevie J for Game. Stevie J went on her comment section to wish the two good luck and said he hoped they would be happy...well, he shouldn't have...lol...because The Game came for Stevie J's neck. See all that after the cut...

Presidency moves against emergency billionaires ..says holders of public office must account for their wealth

Serving and former public office holders will henceforth be made to account for their wealth, Vice President Yemi Osibajo (SAN), has said. He stated this at a town hall meeting convened by the United Action for Change, UAC in Lagos today Saturday April 23rd.

Osinbajo who fielded questions from various labour and professional organisations as well as individuals at the meeting held at the Ikeja Airport Hotel, said "the era of people becoming emergency billionaires is gone" and would no longer be tolerated by the Buhari-led administration.

Agbani Darego stunning in Lanre Da Silva (photos)

Agbani looked absolutely stunning in a Lanre DaSilva metallic maxi dress which she wore to the UBA CEO awards which held some weeks back.

Robert Pattinson and fiancee FKA Twigs end engagement

According to reports, actor Robert Pattinson has ended his relationship with singer FKA Twig. Below is what In Touch is reporting:
Don't cue the wedding bells! In Touch has exclusively learned that Robert Pattinson has canceled his wedding to singer FKA twigs! The two were supposed to tie the knot this summer but "Rob called it off," an insider revealed to the mag. This news comes as no surprise since things seemingly haven't been picture perfect between the two.

Here is why more than 48% of Nigerian Women Develop Fibroid... (New research )

Fibroid, also known as myoma, is a mass of compacted muscle and fibrous tissue that grows on the wall (or sometimes on the outside) of the uterus. It can be as small as a pea or as large as a grapefruit. Fibroids occur in 50 to 80 percent of women. Fibroids usually develop prior to pregnancy, though many women don't know they have one until they have an ultrasound or the fibroid is discovered during a pelvic exam.

Cossy Orjiakor and her massive boobs storm party in Abeokuta

The actress and singer attended a sales and marketing retreat at Park Inn in Abeokuta. More photos after the cut...

Tweet from FFK

As he tweeted this afternoon...

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, Chindima, Adama Indimi, Empress Njamah and other celebrities grace Sunlight detergent’s demo washes

It was all fun and fragranceat Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Lagos and River Plate Park, Abuja as Sunlight Detergent hosted celebrities and consumers in its Lagos and Abuja demo washes.

Popular celebrities and OAPs likeMercy Aigbe-Gentry, Chindinma (Ms. Kedike), Adama Indimi, Empress Njamah, Willy Willy of Wazobia FM, Abuja, Amaka Fresh of Hot FM, Duncan Matilda of Rhythm FM, Kenny Saint Brown, Omo Baba, Ara and hundreds of consumers present at the simultaneous demo washes confirmed Sunlight’s 2-in-1 claims of improved fragrance and cleaning.

Graphic photos: Suicide bomber kills himself after a failed attack in Borno

A male suicide bomber died after a failed attempt to attack Ummarari community in Borno state this morning. According to a statement from the Nigerian Army, the suicide attack was foiled by the vigilant Troops of 7 Division Garrison Forward Operation Base (FOB) and the Civilian JTF. Graphic pics after the cut...

Body of woman found dead in a canal at Ikeja has been removed

Yesterday, I reported about a dead woman whose body was dumped at a canal behind a barracks in Ikeja.. (read here). Her body was removed this afternoon. See more photos after the cut...

Learn Africa signs Moa with Samsung

Learn Africa Plc has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited to achieve a collaboration of efforts towards the integration of education based e-content from Learn Africa Plc into Samsung mobile devices. These integrated educational solution and products are to be promoted to all public and private schools nationwide.

Omotola to those who attack men who help their wives to do little things

Recently the actress was dragged on social media after she revealed in a previous interview that due to her popularity, her husband helps her by going to the market to shop for cooking items for their family while she does the cooking.

FG moves closer to ending fuel supply & distribution problem- NNPC

Press statement from NNPC below...
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has recommissioned the Escravos-Warri-Kaduna pipeline stressing that both Warri and Kaduna refineries are now receiving crude simultaneously for the first time in many years.

Music superstars - Oritsefemi and 9ice to clash at celebrity fans challenge

The second match-up of the biggest ever celebrity contest in Nigeria- Celebrity Fans Challenge- powered by Merrybet has been announced, and it is a showdown between musical taliban- Oritsefemi and multiple award winning music superstar- 9ice!

 If you have not been following this saga, it is all about football. 20 of Nigeria’s biggest talents in music, comedy and movies will battle it out on May 1st at Oriental Hotel Victoria Island, Lagos for bragging rights to their football clubs.

Photos: Omotola attends a reception dinner in a beautiful wrap dress

Actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde looked lovely in this Nouva couture wrap dress at the reception dinner organized by the US High Commissioner for Ms Ms Mellisa Cleg- Trigg, the commission's Director of Public Diplomacy yesterday April 22nd

I handed over a Nigeria that produced Africa's richest man – GEJ

Former President Jonathan has listed as one of his government's achievement, the emergence of a Nigerian, Aliko Dangote as Africa's Richest Man. Jonathan stated this while speaking to Friends of Africa Coalition at the office of the Mayor of the City of Newark in New Jersey on Thursday April 21
"I inherited a Nigeria in which the trains were not working, and handed over a Nigeria in which citizens can safely travel by trains again. I inherited a Nigeria that was a net importer of cement, and handed over a Nigeria that is a net exporter of cement.

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Report/photos: Barack Obama used 3 helicopters, a vast motorcade and a modified jumbo jet to come to UK

According to a report by the Daily Mirror, U.S President Barack Obama will use 3 helicopters, a vast motorcade and a modified jumbo jet if he is to come to a city near you. The U.S President and his wife Michelle Obama are on a 3 day visit to the UK and the newspaper/website say that Obama 'has an entourage worthy of a pop diva with an inferiority complex.' Read their report after the cut..

Oh wow! See what comedian Emeka Smith posted on FB

Eyah! How sad!

How Nigeria is Using Comic Books to Teach History

In a village somewhere in Nigeria, students bicker over the origins of one of the country's major ethnic groups, until a wise old man intervenes with a story from Nigeria's past. So begins a tale from "Okiojo's Chronicles," a comic book series that explores the history of the many ethnic groups that make up Africa's most-populous nation. It is a history the creators of the series fear is at risk of being distorted or ignored altogether.

Photos: Distribution of relief items to the people of Buni Yadi who returned 2 years after Boko Haram took over the town

Residents of Buni Yadi, a community in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, returned home on April 16, two years after fleeing their town due to series of attacks from Boko Haram terrorists. On Friday, a National Logistics Committe set up by Customs to coordinate the transfer of seized goods in its Warehouses to IDP Camps in the North East and other places, arrived the town to distribute relief materials to the IDPs.

Kanye West, Kim & others celebrate birthday girl Kourtney in Miami (photos)

Rapper Kanye West looked shy as he and wife, Kim K and friends posed for a photo as they celebrated Kourtney Kardashian's 37th birthday in Miami. In a snap which Kim shared on IG, Kim took forefront in an extremely sheer nude full-length dress with a heavily embroidered jacket slung over her arms while Kanye looks extremely shy. More photos after the cut.

Vector vs Ikechukwu

A video posted by HipTv (@officialhiptv) on
Watch the video above...this was during a discussion on The Gist with Emmanuel Ugolee on HipTV

New video: So Fresh - Normal Tin

SixN Entertainment releases the official video to the hit single of her gifted afro-pop act "SoFresh" titled "Normal tin" The video was directed by award winning unlimited LA. Enjoy after the cut...

Photo of Barrack Obama, his mum and grandma when he was a boy

Priceless photo...

Samson Siasia reportedly picks Mikel Obi, Ighalo and Ahmed Musa as over aged players for Rio Olympics

Olympics football team coach Samson Siasia has reportedly picked Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa as the three over aged players to occupy the 3 over aged players slot ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. These are the only over-aged players on the 60-man provisional squad for the summer games according to AfricanFootball. Read the full report after the cut...

The Authority Newspapers today April 23rd, 2016

Why militants are back in the creeks - IYC President - http://goo.gl/uxgCfA
APC never promised Nigerians miracles - http://goo.gl/asUd6O
My 1985 ouster worsened Nigeria's economy - Buhari - http://goo.gl/n4IRyy
Court orders remand of Jonathan's cousin in EFCC's custody - http://goo.gl/Vl0OrO

Wayne Rooney worth £82m and earning £300k per week is named Britain's richest young sports star

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is the richest young sports star in Britain and he is worth £82m according to the Sunday Times. The 2016 Sunday Times Rich List for young sportsmen in Britain (sportsmen under 30 in Britain) which was published this weekend lists 30 year old Rooney as the richest with a value of £82m.

'I will be king of Nigeria if I win the FA Cup' - Watford striker Odion Ighalo

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Watford FC of England striker Odion Ighalo has bragged that he will be dubbed 'king of Nigeria' if he wins the F.A Cup.

Watford alongside Everton, Man U, and Crystal Palace are in the semi- finals of the English F.A Cup with Watford's game to be played on Sunday, and Ighalo says winning the F.A cup will be an illustrious end to the season after rejecting a £10m move to China last year.

Man recounts how he fled his marriage after many years of unhappiness

A man has recounted how he endured marriage for so many years and finally freed himself after waiting for all his kids grow up and leave home. He also left his properties and cash for his wife who he said he had second thoughts about almost immediately after they got married. According to him,
"I was having second thoughts about the marriage almost immediately. I was thinking about asking for an annulment, but then we got pregnant. So I stuck it out for 20 years.

Happy Birthday to IniEdo – From Slimtea!

Nollywood star actress and Slimtea Ambassador Ini Edo is a year older today! Slimtea Nigeria is proud of Ini, and proud to be associated with her. We recognize and appreciate her contributions to the growth of Slimtea Nigeria! In honor of Ini Edo’s special day, SlimteaNigeria is giving away 10 packs of Slimtea to her most loyal fans!

'What is the silliest reason you never agreed to go on a second date with someone?'

A Twitter user asked this question and the responses were hilarious. See more tweets after the cut and lets know your own experience...

Photos: Only three out of these children in Kebbi State go to school

Aisha Augie-Kuta, a Nigerian photographer and SSA New Media to Kebbi State Governor posted the photos, revealing that only three out of the children pictured here attend school. "The future! Only 3 of them go to school, we must work together to uplift the girl child. They create brooms on farms." she wrote.

Chrissy Teigen snuggles & bonds with with her little daughter (Photos)

30-year-old model Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's daughter has also made her debut on another social media platform. Chrissy posted a series of Snapchats in which she's seen snuggling with their newborn child - Luna. Chrissy's mother also joined in on the fun as they played around with Snapchat filters. See more photos after the cut...

Hilarious Video - Whochey

The entertainer entrepreneur is at it again watch this Video from Whochey Nnadi, the sexy comedian. Obalende CMS - Onitsha AC Bus...

Photos: See what a school teacher allegedly did to a child

According to twitter user resident in Lagos @Stunner_Guy, a primary school teacher did that to his neighbour's child yesterday. He, however, didn't give much detail on how exactly the eye injury happened. He wrote "Take a look at what a primary school teacher did to my neighbour's child today, its disheartening. What can we we do? Help!" he wrote.

Half-naked woman fights with her husband on the streets of Nairobi (photos)

The incident which reportedly happened in Nairobi, Kenya shows a husband and wife fighting on the street while passers-by watch. At one point, she stopped to removed her pants.

Checkout this lovely African Pre-wedding photo shoot

The couple will be getting married on May 7th, 2016. Congrats to them. See more photos after the cut

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Amber Rose shows off her bikini body

Amber Rose showed off her body in readiness for summer in a pink bikini.

Photos: 3 Cameroonian soldiers killed by Boko Haram militants in Dabanga bordering Nigeria

Three Cameroonian army personal, including one officer, were killed on Monday night, April  18in the country's far-North region by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

Army source told Xinhua on Wednesday morning said that the three soldiers (Lieutenant Njilie and another pictured ) from Rapid Intervention Battalion, a special unit of Cameroon's army were ambushed when they were on a monitoring mission in Dabanga bordering Nigeria.

Video: Kim Kardashian shares photo of when she was on stage with the legendary Prince but fans make fun of her

So in 2011, Kim K was at a Prince concert and he invited her on stage to dance but she just stood there and smiled, after prodding her to dance and she didn't, he shooed her off the stage. He told her ..'Get off my stage' and she walked off the stage smiling. Well this photo reminded IG users of that time and they started to take shots at her. Read some of the comments below:

Two Nigerian men arrested in India for duping a woman and threatening her with 'judicial inquiry'

Two Nigerian men who duped the secretary of a serving Bombay High Court judge of Rs 2.2 lakh by befriending her on Facebook and eventually threatening her with ‘a judicial enquiry’, after she refused to make more payment were arrested by the cyber police station from New Delhi, India on Friday, April 22.

50 Cent insults fan who called him broke

50 Cent shared this photo of a vault door as his bedroom door and captioned it.."This is my New bedroom door. I thought this was a good idea".and  got the reaction above from a fan. Of course he replied the fan, lol. Read the convo after the cut..

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