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Saturday, 16 July 2016

Muslim youths attack another Catholic Church, says Friday belongs to us (photos)

A group of Muslim youths, on Friday attacked St. Philips Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, very close to Zuma Rock in Niger State. According to eyewitnesses, some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday is their day of prayer and that the Church only has right to worship on Sundays.

Actress Dakore Akande puts her bikini bod on display

Nice bod!

Heartbreaking photos from Alton Sterling's Funeral

The funeral of Alton Sterling, who was shot dead on July 5th by two white police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge, took place in Louisiana, USA yesterday July 15th. Alton's son, Cameron, his mum and other family members broke down in tears during his funeral service. May his soul rest in peace Amen. Continue for more photos

Photos: VP Osinbajo arrives Kigali, Rwanda for AU Summit

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo this morning arrived Kigali, Rwanda for the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). He had a breakfast meeting with some African leaders preceding the Africa Union leaders retreat later today. More photos after the cut...

Nigerian Twitter reacts to Dino Melaye's 'invasion' of Bourdillon road

Nigerians on twitter are reacting to Dino Melaye's "invasion" of Bourdillon, Lagos this evening. Dino stormed the state to dare APC South West zone members who had earlier released a statement informing him that he is barred from coming to the South West until he apologizes to Sen. Oluremi Tinubu following his recent row with her. See more tweets after the cut...

Leonardo DiCaprio confirms romance with model Nina Agdal as they get hot and steamy at the beach (photos)

Leonardo DiCaprio, 41, has confirmed speculation that he's in a hot romance with model, Nina Agdal, 24, after the pair were photographed making out at Malibu beach on Thursday.

Leonardo couldn't keep his hands off the gorgeous Dutch Sports Illustrated model as they frolicked in the water and canoodled on the sand. This is like the 52nd model Leo has dated. And he goes after the yungies! When he starred in Titanic in 1997, Nina was five! lol. More photos after the cut....

I wasn't born poor, love made me journey down poverty- actress Iyabo Ojo says

In a post on her IG page this afternoon, actress Iyabo Ojo, shared her story of humble beginnings. She disclosed how in the past, all she got from her ex was N100 to feed her son, her unborn daughter and other relatives living with her. According to her, she wasn't born poor, love made her journey down the lane of poverty and hardship. Read her post after the cut...

Kylie Jenner continues to flaunt her diamond ring (photos)

18 year old Kylie Jenner was pictured on Friday night showing off her diamond which some say is an engagement ring she got from boyfriend Tyga, as she headed out for dinner in Mexican restaurant Toca Madera. More photos after the cut....

Funwine - wine tasting!

Funwine is the coolest and newest drink in town, just entering Nigeria and just can't wait to get into the market. Funwine Nigeria being an official sponsor of Nigeria's Next Super Model 2016 (Season 10)

How bill to restrict employment of foreign nationals in Nigeria will be of benefit - Femi Gbajabiamila

Majority Leader of Nigeria's 8th House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila is proposing a law that will restrict foreigners from securing employment in fields where a Nigerian is qualified. 

This proposed law which will address the growing unemployment in the country and be of big benefit to Nigerians, has already scaled second reading some days ago.. However some controversy came with it, as people who don't understand it's benefit criticized him for proposing such a bill. He took to his official Twitter handle to clarify things and shed some light on the law - for better understanding. 

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers warn Exxon mobil not to carry out repairs on damaged pipelines

Militant group, Niger Delta Avengers have issued a statement warning Exxon Mobil not to carry out repairs on its Qua Iboe 48" crude oil export pipeline in Akwa Ibom which they claim they blew up last Monday July 11th. Exxon Mobil had earlier denied the claim but the militant group insists it carried out the attack. Read their statement below...

Troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists in Marguba, Borno state

The 29 Brigade Quick Reaction Force (QRF), in conjunction with Civilian JTF carried out an ambush against Boko Haram terrorists east of Marguba village in Kaga Local Government Area, Borno State yesterday Friday. The troops killed 2 of the Boko Haram terrorists, while some of them sustained gun shot wounds as could be seen from traces of blood during mopping up.

Before & After: Between a guy and his mother

Adam (@AdamK1428) shared these before & after photos of himself and his mother at their respective University graduations. His caption read, "20 years later we are trading places!". Sweet!

Cute photo of Mrs Aisha Buhari and her grand daughter

Wonder what she was telling her grandma. So cute! 

Photos: SA Media girl - Bonang Mathaba's stylish look to an awards show

Media Personality Bonang Matheba stepped out in this beautiful cape dress by Gert-Johan Coetzee, to the 2016 YOU Spectacular Awards in South Africa. Her boyfriend Rapper Aka accompanied and walked the red carpet with her. More photos after the cut...

Graphic photo: Kwara Polytechnic student gunned down by suspected cultist

A student of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Kazeem Oloto, was shot dead by suspected cult members on Thursday July 14th. The reason for the murder is not yet known but according to the management of the school, his death had nothing to do with the just concluded student union government election in June.

Chelsea signs France midfielder Kante from Leicester City for £30m

N'Golo Kante, one of the instrumental players in Leicester City's Premier League title win has been signed by Chelsea for £30m on a 5 year deal. The 25 year old France midfielder follows the arrival of Michy Batshuayi from Marseille.

"I want more than one round of sex"- Lagos housewife says

A housewife in Lagos state, Afusat Simpa, says she is tired of her 51 year old husband, Mohammed Simpa who cannot go beyond one round of sex. Speaking to The Sun, Afusat says her husband's inability to satisfy her sexually has caused them to have constant quarrels. According to her, she expects him to go three rounds whenever they have sex.

Jose Mourinho's many faces in first Man U game- a 2-0 win over Wigan (Photos)

Despite it being just a preseason game for Man U, with about 11 of the club's Euro 2016 participating players absent, Jose Mourinho couldn't hide his emotions as his side made light work of Wigan in a 2-0 win courtesy of goals from Will Keane and Andreas Pereira. He seems really emotional and energetic in his new coaching role. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Dino Melaye arrives Lagos, walks on Bourdillion road

After his widely publicized confrontation with Senator Remi Tinubu, wife of Former Lagos State Governor and National leader of APC, Bola Tinubu, Senator Dino Melaye was warned by a group of youths not to step foot in the South West. He however arrived today and went to take pictures on Bourdillion road - which is exactly where the Tinubus reside. More photos after the cut...

RCCG pays the N1.5m needed for the Post Mortem of murdered female Abuja preacher

This was revealed by her brother Apatha Emmanuel via Social Media. According to him, the Redeemed Christian Church of God has paid for the post mortem of his sister Eunice Elisha, who was murdered by unidentified fanatics while evangelizing in Abuja.

Photos from OAP, Omalicha's wedding to Alex Hughes, aka DJ X-EL

Rhythm FM 93.7 On-Air-Personality Anita Isedeh aka Omalicha exchanged vows with her fianace, now husband, Alex Hughes, aka DJ X-EL today July 16th. More photos after the cut....

Kim Kardashian steps out in black lingerie, a day after stepping out in see through dress (photos)

35-year-old reality TV star Kim Kardashian stepped out in a black tiny lace lingerie  and tried to cover up with an over sized black ‘Pablo’ jacket.as she went out for lunch in Los Angeles with her pal Jonathan Cheban on Friday. Kim's daring outfit comes just a day after wearing a see through dress to a launch party.More photos after the cut..

Yinka Bode-George shares sexy new photos

Yinka, one of the sons of PDP Chieftan, Bode George, shared these photos of himself via Instagram. See more after the cut.

Photos: Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II steps out in style in London

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II stepped out in style in London today. He attended the Access Bank Charity Shield Polo Day, which took place at the prestigious Guards Polo Club. Media Personality Tolu aka Toolz shared some photos of the Emir and we can't but notice his Christian Louboutin Gold Spiked Loafers. More photos after the cut...

Who says you can’t buy perfection?

I used to hear that attaining perfection is an illusion. Maybe that is true in certain cases but when you look at my skin (go ahead and take a closer look), what you see is a perfectly flawless skin. So, how did I get here? Well, I tried a lot of things. Thanks to thousands of YouTube video tutorials, we have seen how we can transform into beautiful goddesses with spotless skin using layers of makeup and foundation. 

Fashion editor Dimeji Alara shares an hilarious email from an impersonator

Nigerian Fashion editor Dimeji Alara was hinted about someone impersonating him by using his photos to defraud unsuspecting people. He sent an email to the unidentified person, asking him/her to cease and desist from such. The response he got was hilarious... Sharing the email, he wrote,
 "So I got an email from a lady today warning me about someone who has been using my identity to scam people and decided to write the person. This is the response I got 😳. This is becoming very annoying as it is not the first time this is happening. Tired!!!" See the response after the cut..

Photos: Internally Displaced Children awarded prizes for excelling at school

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) held a presentation of prizes on Friday, to encourage outstanding students at Sanda Kyarimi IDP camp school, Maiduguri, Borno State. More photos after the cut...

New Music: I want you - A collaboration by Poe, Tesh Carter, Tec, Saeon, Mojeed & Spax

Nigeria's very own POE, Bad Girl Tete Tesh Carter ,TEC from Show Dem Camp, BoyChick Saeon  Moruda with the 87Swags, the Westernized West African Mojeed and renowned producer SPAX join forces in creating this organic and collaborative monster, I Want U. The record has a seamless, vibe that is bound to keep the listener engaged on repeat.

Wait, did BBC Africa shade President Buhari?

Under the article, this is what BBC wrote; "Kibarkingmad and Olushambles debate Nigeria's president's trip to London last month - reportedly to to be treated for an ear infection - after he had promised to end "medical tourism". You can read here

Nigerian girl cries out after UK Daily Mail includes her pic among those missing following terrorist attack in Nice

Nigerian girl Amara Ajuzie, who lives in Port Harcourt woke up this morning to find her photo among those missing following the terrorist attack in Nice, France on Thursday July 14th. She says she's not missing, but hale and hearty..

Check out Borussia Dortmund's customised private jet (photos)

Players of German side, Borussia Dortmund will travel in style after the club got its very own private jet. The Eurowings A320 airbus has been painted in the club's unique black and yellow colours.

What they won't tell the president - by Dele Momodu

Read his new piece below...
Fellow Nigerians, reactions to my column last week were not unexpected. As anticipated, they were indeed varied. Some people were impressed that anyone could tell President Muhammadu Buhari what most people would never dare. Others felt I could talk because I don’t work with the President and therefore do not feel the pressure of those that do.

New music: CJ Chris - Koro Koro

Fast rising singer; Cj Chris is definitely the next act to look out for, making a resounding comeback with a certified hit joint, titled: Koro Koro Koro Koro, is not only great and Melodious but also an entirely new genre of its own; The Bongo-HipLife.

'They will pay'- Furious Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows revenge on military coup plotters

Five army generals and 29 colonels have been arrested following the attempted military coup in Turkey last night where at least 90 people were killed. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to deal with those behind the failed coup.

In a speech at Istanbul airport, Mr Erdoğan insisted his government remains in charge and has denounced the coup attempt as an "act of treason" 

Monalisa Chinda poses with her very stylish daughter

Check out the way lil mama is rocking her sunglasses! Cute!

Lionel Messi and Iniesta cancel Turkey flights for Samuel Eto'o match following failed Military coup

Reigning World footballer of the year Lionel Messi and his teammate Andres Iniesta have cancelled their flights to Turkey following the failed military coup in the country.

The pair were scheduled to join other football stars play a match in Turkey today Saturday July 16th that was organised by Samuel Eto'o, their former teammate, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of his charity foundation. However, the match has been cancelled after a military coup was attempted in Turkey late Friday night.

Max-Migold Ltd, presents a 2-day intensive facility management training for only N15,000!

Max-Migold Ltd, producers of the highly acclaimed Facility Management Masterclass presents giving back series, a 2-day intensive facility management training with certificates for only N15,000!

Samuel Eto'o cancels charity match following coup attempt in Turkey + photos of the players there

A lot of playing and retired footballers are currently in Antalya, Turkey. Most arrived yesterday and were scheduled to leave tomorrow after playing in Eto'o's charity match scheduled to take place today July 16th in celebration of the 10th anniversary of his foundation. Unfortunately, you all know what happened in the country last night; a coup attempt that resulted in the death of over 90 people...

The dinner night held last night, but the charity football match scheduled for today has been cancelled. Some guests are even stranded in Turkey following the lockdown of their major airports.

Hazard Eden, Puyol, Michael Essien, Kolo Toure, Kanu Nwankwo, JJ Okocha, AY Comedian, Paw Paw and many others are currently in Turkey. Eto'o spent millions on first class tickets and five star hotels for his guests...unfortunately all wasted. See more photos after the cut...

Kylie Jenners butt and waist getting bigger and wider

She will turn 19 next but she's already getting full figured like her sisters in the 30s...

I’m unmoved by EFCC media trial – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that he remained unmoved by the media trial adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against him, saying “the anti-corruption agency and its collaborators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) should not be in a hurry in their ill-motive, rather they should wait till 2018 after my tenure when I will confront their lies.”

Get 15% off purchase(s) on Jabisod Agencies' skirting/base boards, wood floors (laminates and solid) and flooring solutions

Jabisod Agencies, Surulere is offering 15% off purchase(s) of skirting/base boards, wood floors (laminates and solid) and flooring solutions from their showroom in Surulere or via their website: www.jabisodagencies.com

Former US Intelligence Director reveals that laptops recovered from jihadis contain 80% porn

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, an ex-chief of the Defence Intelligence Agency has revealed that laptops seized from ISIS jihadis are filled up to 80 per cent with porn films. Writing in German newspaper, Bild, Flynn said:

Young Nigerian migrant rescued in the Mediterranean says her brother was killed in Libya

A young Nigerian woman, who was among migrants rescued in the Mediteranean by Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) is pictured (head lowered) being comforted on the rescue vessel over the death of her brother whom she said was killed in Libya.

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