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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Photos: Siblings attacked by suspected cultists in Makurdi, Benue State

Three children of a pastor were on Thursday, June 23 attacked by suspected cultists near Benue State University second campus in Makurdi.

The victims, who are children of NKST Church pastor, Reverend Akpen Leva reportedly confronted a group of suspected cult boys who had earlier snatched the phone of the youngest sibling and the cultists attacked them with machetes.

Kanye West dares somebody to sue him after release of 'Famous' video

Kanye West has dared 'somebody' to sue him following the release of his controversial video 'Famous'. The rapper tweeted this afternoon: "Can somebody sue me already #'ll wait" The video comes from his album The Life of Pablo, and includes the nude likenesses of himself and his wife Kim K, Donald Trump, Taylor Swift, Bill Cosby, Caitlyn Jenner, Amber Rose, Ray J, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Anna Wintour and George Bush.

First Photos: Actor Kalu Ikeagwu marries Ijeoma Eze

Nollywood actor Kalu Ikeagwu married his woman, makeup artist Ijeoma Eze, today 25th June, 2016. The couple had their introduction in November 2015 at the bride’s hometown in Enugu state. Congratulations to Couple. See more photos after the cut.

Photos: VP Yemi Osinbajo, Gov Ambode, Ministers, take inspection tour of Dangote's Lekki Refinery, Petrochemical projects

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and some Ministers took an inspection tour of the Dangote Lekki Refinery and Petrochemical projects today June 25th. Osinbajo after the inspection, said the project is an incredible industrial undertaken, being the largest and the most ambitious in Africa.

Ayo Jay signs to RCA Records /One Naton Records debut single "Your Number"

RCA Records/One Nation Records announces the signing of up and coming artist, Ayo Jay, who is officially releasing his debut single, “Your Number” today under the RCA umbrella. Click here to listen. The track features catchy steel drum riffs and a driving beat that are well-paired behind Ayo Jay’s vocals.

Photos: Met gay Police officers get engaged at London Gay Pride

A couple of police officers got engaged at London Gay Pride today and the proposals were caught on camera. The pictures tweeted by the Met's LGBT network shows one of the officer, who appears to have been on duty at the time, asking his boyfriend to marry him as festival revellers set off confetti cannons in the background.

"I prayed for him to die" Nigerian woman writes as her son turns 18 (A must read)

A Nigerian woman known as Nneka Anyachebelu took to Facebook to celebrate her only son who turned 18 yesterday, June 24.  In the post she talked about her trails and tribulations concerning her son who suffered from autism. Read the post below.
"I PRAYED FOR HIM TO DIE. Dont judge me, wait untill you hear me out.#‎Dilemma‬#Myonlyson#Autism#nohope#prayernotanswered#gaveupthefight# He was a healthy awesome child when I had him but by age 2 we noticed there was something wrong. There was no eye contact, he could not talk, didnt understand instructions, and so many other bad vibes. 

Bonang Matheba and her man AKA attend BET Awards in matching outfits

Bonang Matheba and her man AKA attended the BET pre-awards show, today June 25 in matching white outfits. They were also pictured with rapper, Will-i-am . AKA was nominated as Best African Act. More photos after the cut...

Photos: 2 inmates from Kuje Prison currently on the run

Two inmates of Kuje Prison in Abuja are currently on the run. The inmates who are awaiting trial, escaped by scaling the fence of the prison yesterday at about 7pm. Above is a Photo of the fence of the prison. According to Sahara Reporters, the names of the inmates on the run are Maxwell Ojukwu  from Delta and Solomon Amodu from Kogi. There were speculations earlier today that the suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence day bombing, Charles Okah who is being held in the prison, was among the inmates that escaped but the prison authority's have refuted the claim.

FalztheBahdGuy wins 'Viewer’s Choice Best International Act' at the 2016 BET Awards

Music Star/Actor FalztheBahdGuy just made the announcement via Twitter. He won the award for "Viewer’s Choice Best International Act". Congratulations to him! See his tweets after the cut.

Emir of Kano congratulates son on his graduation from College

Ashraf Sanusi, son of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II graduated today with a degree in Architecture from St. Lawrence College, London. The monarch sent a congratulatory message to him via Instagram:
"Now you achieved your goals and will have a bright, promising career as an (Architecture). In my message I just can't tell you how proud I am of you today! Congratulations and Best Wishes!" he said. 

Nigerians ask for Bellefull, Indomie responds

Nigeria’s number one noodle brand, Indomie, recently made history as it unveiled a new brand extension, Bellefull Pack. Considered as Nigerian’s first consumer named chicken flavour noodle brand, Bellefull is the result of a painstaking research embarked upon by Indomie; which had the brand asking consumers what more it could do for them. Consumers echoed that they wanted largest single consumption pack. Indomie ‘listened’ and then responded with Bellefull.

Video: Caitlyn Jenner addresses the Transgender issue in Africa with Nigerian LGBT activist, Bisi Alimi

Nigerian gay rights activist ‎, Bisi Alimi, met and had a chat with Transgender Caitlyn Jenner at the Aspen Ideas conference in Colorado, USA yesterday June 24. Caitlyn shared a selfie of them both via IG and in a video shared by Bisi minutes ago, addressed the issue of her E! reality show being pulled off air in Africa. Watch what she had to say after the cut.

Dream FM OAP Oma & Hubby welcome their first child

OAP & compere, Oma & hubby Onochie put to bed a bouncing baby boy in the early hours of Friday morning. The couple tied the knot a few months back. The couple expressed their joy by sharing pictures on Instagram.

EricManny Records and Runtown back in business

EricMany Records, is pleased to announce that all disagreements with its frontline act and superstar artist, Runtown have now been resolved. The resolution which was brokered with the assistance of the law firm of Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a foremost law firm in Africa, was conducted in the spirit of camaraderie.

Nigerian Army reacts to reports of Buratai, his wives owning properties in Dubai

Yesterday, Sahara Reporters shared a report alleging that the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai and his two wives, owned properties in Dubai that was paid for from the money he allegedly made from "a vehicle contract scam when he, Buratai, was the Director of Procurement at the Army HQ". According to Sahara reporters,
"the Nigerian Army had awarded an apparently bogus contract for the supply of vehicles and motorcycles for the use of troops involved in an anti-terrorism offensive in the North East". The report stated that some aggrieved military officers in the North East who found out about the contract have petitioned President Buhari.

Olajumoke stuns in new photos

Internet sensation, Olajumoke looked stunning in these new photos she shared on her page.

Pundit - Same Thing official video

Pundit who recently released his hot new single titled Same Thing few weeks ago is here with the visuals for the song . Same Thing is directed by fast rising director Avalon okpe.

Resident doctors call off nationwide strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have called off their strike action which they started on Monday June 20th.  In a statement signed by their president, Mohammed Askira, the group said the strike which they embarked on to protest the the non-payment of 10 months salaries of some of its members, was called off due to the hardship some Nigerians have faced since they started they strike.

Toyin Lawani claps back at fans who criticized her for allowing her daughter to go to 'Prom'

Fashion Designer, Toyin Lawani didn't hesitate to clap back at two people who commented on her IG post where she showed off her daughter Tiannah on her way to prom. The commenters felt Toyin's daughter was too young to be attending 'Prom' - which was what Toyin described the supposed event as. She however swiftly clapped back at them and explained that it was more of a farewell school party. See her response after the cut.

Yvonne Jegede reveals how a beauty pageant organizer wanted her & other judges to crown his candidate

Actress Yvonne Jegede revealed how a beauty pageant organizer wanted her (Cheif Judge) and some Judges of the pageant which took place in Delta State yesterday, to cheat other contestants by picking his own personal candidate. She and the others personally decided to stand their ground by crowning who they felt deserved it more. This angered the organizer identified as IK and he has now refused to pay for her hotel bills and buy her return ticket back to Lagos as promised. See her post regarding the issue after the cut.

Much-talked about movie, Breathless, premieres sunday

The premiere of Breathless, a suspense-filled movie, will premiere at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Sunday.
Breathless offers a gripping narrative of unspeakable secrets of an unsolved mystery murder, heightened by bitter sibling rivalry that threatens to bring to ruin a thriving business empire.

Niger Delta Avengers ask President Buhari to call for a referendum just like Cameron did

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, this afternoon asked President Buhari to also call for a referendum on Nigeria just like his British counterpart David Cameron did yesterday June 24th. The group said the referendum would help Nigerians decide if they still wanted to stay together. The stated this in two tweets on their twitter handle. They also released a statement asking President Buhari to visit the Niger Delta region to see for himself the deprivation host communities have suffered in the hands of oil companies that operate in their communities. Read the statement below

Photos: Young lady allegedly turns into a cat in Ibadan

According to the Head of News at Fresh 105.9 FM, Ibadan, Samson Akindele, this young lady turned into a cat and was found inside a store of a house at Ringroad area of Ibadan, Oyo state last Tuesday. He shared the photos above and wrote
This girl was said to have transformed from a cat into a human being at dawn today. She was allegedly found as a cat in the store of a house at Ringroad area in Ibadan. 

Photo: of Mikel Obi and his partner kiss passionately as they holiday in Spain

Olga shared the photo on her IG page and wrote "Misbehaving at la playa ...#raw".

Emir of Kano - Muhammadu Sanusi's Son, Ashraf graduates from college in England (photos)

One of the sons of the Emir of Kano - Muhammadu Sanusi II, Ashraf, graduated today from St. Lawrence College, a traditional co-educational independent school, in Ramsgate, England. Congrats to him! See more photos after the cut.

New Music Video: Morientez - One More Night

1073 Records presents the visuals to One More Night by Morientez.  The video was directed by Tayo Kalejaiye on location in Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The song which has been garnering mass airplay was Produced by 1073 records producer, ODH.

Prison authority debunk reports of MEND leader, Charles Okah, escaping from Kuje prison

The Nigerian Prison Service have debunked online media reports that leader of MEND  militant group and the suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence day bomb blast that killed over 27 people in Abuja, Charles Okah, had escaped from Kuje prison in Abuja where he was being held. Sahara Reporters this morning reported that Charles Okah and one other prison inmate had escaped by scaling the fence of Kuje Prison.

Photos: Brutal Woman who cut off her step-son's penis in Minna has been arrested

This gruesome incident happened two days ago in Minna, Niger State. If you missed the story, read here. The woman named Bara'atu (pictured) is the step mother of the victim. She allegedly cut off his penis out of 'jealousy' and has now been arrested & placed in custody. The boy survived the incident and is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Minna. Doctors are urgently trying to provide a way for him to urinate. See very graphic photos of the boy before the injury was covered and after it was, as you continue.

Grand opening of Exodus Lounge

Exodus is a unique, international standard café that is specifically designed to capture & provide a wholesome relaxing atmosphere for various A-list clients. That is why it is located in the heart of our beautiful Port-Harcourt City, Rivers State Nigeria...

Photo: Excited lady goes flat on the floor after her boyfriend proposed to her

The photo was shared by her friend on IG. She must have been really excited.

Beautiful new photos of Sophia Momodu

Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu's cousin & Mother-of-one, Sophia Momodu shared beautiful pics of herself at Rihanna Anti World Tour 2016 concert in Wembley Stadium, London. Another photo after the cut.

Check out Lovely photos from Tushbee & The Widows Event

Veteran Raskimono, Tlaff, Ariiyatickets,  Mc Ice Water, Soma , Slimeytee and models came out to celebrate with Philanthropist,  Freelance OAP and event columnist "Tushbee" as she hosted widows on International world Widows day which was tagged Tushbee and the widows.

Photos: Indian girl killed by a leopard that dragged her as she slept in her parents bed

A 12-year-old girl identified by Local media as Ravina was killed by a leopard after it dragged her away while she slept next to her parents. Her mutilated body was found covered in mud in their backyard of the family home in a village near Udaipur, India.

'I remember back in the day when we used to stay in a rat infested house' - Kiss Daniel reminisces about his childhood

Singer Kiss Daniel recalled a memory from his childhood as he shared a throwback photo of himself as a baby. Talking about the time rats infested his childhood home, he said,
'This lil guy made history with 'NEW ERA' album... JUMBO, ALONE, KUDI, DURO, ANOTHER DAY, SIN CITY, KISS ME.... I remember back in the day when we used to stay in a rat infested house in KUTO, ABK and then 2 mother rats gave birth at once LORD...

FRSC officials clear off the wreckage of the tanker that exploded on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (photos)

Officials of Federal Road Safety Corps have cleared the wreckage of the tanker that exploded in an accident that occurred on Tuesday at the Kara-Ibafo, KM21 of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. A tanker said to belong to Total Oil Nigeria Plc was heading to Oyo state when it collided with a large sized stone on the expressway and skidded off its track.

Dancehall Meets Afrobeats As Konshens And Kerwin

Jamaican Dancehall star Konshens and Soca hitmaker Kerwin Dubois have joined forces with RCA Records-signed Nigerian Pop artist Ayo Jay, fast-rising producer Young D and Afrobeats veteran Timaya, for the brand new international single ‘Shabba’, presented by Power 105.1’s DJ Norie and One Nation Records.

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry stuns as she steps out to host a fashion show in the US (photos)

Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry stepped out looking beautiful, as she hosted a fashion show in Greenbelt, Maryland, last night. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Super Eagles player Godfrey Oboabona shares photos with his pretty daughter

25 year old Godfrey who plays for the Super Eagles and also Turkish club Çaykur Rizespor, shared the photos with his pretty daughter on his IG page. More photos after the cut...

Re-spray/Oven bake your car for as low as N48,000 at Pristine Autos (Available only in Lagos)

Due to popular demand, offer now extended till June 30th. Are you thinking of buying a new car? Are you tired of your car’s same old look? Is your car losing shape & colour? 

Then you need to take advantage of the 40% promotional discount for car re-spraying and oven baking from PristineAutos.

Kate Henshaw shares an unseen photo from the 2015 Fire incident at her Lekki Phase 1 Home

Back in June 2015, Nollywood actress Kate Heshaw's Lekki Phase 1 home was gutted by fire, believed to have been caused by an electric spark. (Read here). A never seen photo of how the fire wrecked her personal room has now been released. Kate also shared her testimony/words of praise to God for keeping her alive. See that after the cut...

Stunning new photos of Kate Henshaw

Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw looks ageless and flawless in new pics shared via Instagram. See more after the cut...

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Nollywood producer Yomi Fabiyi issues a warning to Nigerian Films & Video Censors board

Producer and Director, Yomi Fabiyi took to Social Media to issue a strong warning to the Nigerian Films & Censors' Board for their alleged continuous exploitation of producers in the Nollywood Industry. According to him, he might be tortured, blackmailed or even stopped from practicing but they can no longer put his message in chains... what he wrote after the cut...

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