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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Japanese millionaire fulfills his promise, gives $390k to U-23 Dream Team (photos)

The Japanese multimillionaire who promised coach Samson Siasia and his boys a huge amount of money if they win Gold, Silver or Bronze in the football event at Rio has fulfilled his promise.

He presented a $190k cheque to Mikel Obi and $200k cheque to Samson Siasia, a total of $390k. So nice of him!

Adorable photos of Lionel Messi, his wife and kids before today's game

Lionel Messi posed with his sons Mateo and Thiago before today's La liga match against Real Betis. Messi’s partner, Antonella Roccuzzo, was also at the game to collect the kids after their time with their dad. More photos after the cut....

Federal government alerts Nigerians of fake anti-malaria drug in circulation

File photo
The Federal Government has alerted Nigerians of two confirmed falsified versions of Quinine Sulphate in circulation. Quinine sulphate is used in the treatment of Malaria.  A statement signed by the Director, Media and Public Relations of the Ministry of Health, Boade Akinola, states that the two falsified drugs contain zero active pharmaceutical ingredients. The statement added that the drugs are majorly being circulated in West and Central Africa, particularly in Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo.

Photos:Desmond Elliot surprises a homeless woman with a well furnished apartment

This is so kind of actor/politician, Desmond Elliot. He rented an apartment for this homeless laundry woman who is under his constituency in Surulere. He shared the photos and wrote..

Photo of the day!

Military officer teaching some of the Internally Displaced Persons at the IDP camp in Bama, Borno state. This is commendable.

Triple A– Kolawole


Adeoti Adewale Anthony well known as Triple A, who hails from Iseyin Oyo State, was born & brought up in Sango Ota, Ogun state. The indigenous rapper, Triple A is the son of reputable business man FG Adeoti, Finance Manager of Dangote group of Company. A final year student of Industrial Relations & Personal Management (LASU), drops the visuals to his latest song entitled ‘KOLAWOLE’.


Justin Bieber seen with a mystery girl in London

Singer, Justin Bieber who recently deleted his Instagram account after his fans and ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez gave him a hard time over his new relationship with Sofia Richie, was seen partying with a mysterious blonde girl in London. Meanwhile, his new girl Sofia, was seen in Los Angeles on Friday by herself. Justin left Tape nightclub in a taxi with the blonde girl in tow around 4am this morning. More photos after the cut...

Ebonyi state gov suspends commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has suspended with immediate effect the Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and Rural Development in the state, Samuel Okoronkwo. Umahi announced Okoronkwo's suspension today while declaring open the ITF programme in Abakaliki. He however did not state the reason for the suspension.  He said that his administration would not tolerate any action that would take the state back to the dark ages.

Photos: Bukola Saraki renovates home of mother of late footballer, Rashidi Yekini, hires personal nurse for her

Senate President Bukola Saraki has come to the plight of the mother of iconic footballer, Rashidi Yekini who died on May 4th 2012. Rashidi's mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini, made headline news after photos of her poor living condition was made public some months ago. In reaction to the story, Senate President Bukola Saraki picked up the bill to renovate her home, stocked up her small shop where she sells food items and provided Yekini's younger brother, Akeem Yekini a tricycle for his business. The senate President also employed the service of a private nurse who would take care of her medical needs. See before and after photos of her shop and home after the cut...

Ben Murray-Bruce's prayer for Nigeria

As he shared on his twitter page..

Buzz and Excitement as FCMB launches #FlexxYourCreativity Contest to empower youths and encourage entrepreneurship

Young fashion accessories designers in Nigeria are in for an exciting and rewarding time as First City Monument Bank (FCMB) rolls out its #FlexxYourCreativity Contest. Up for grabs? A total of N300,000 in prize money as capital to grow business, as well as a chance to showcase one’s accessories at the Dare2Dream Season 3 Grand Finale!

Nigeria wins its first medal as under 23 team beats Honduras 3-2 to win the Bronze medal

Nigeria beat Honduras 3-2 to clinch the bronze medal. This is the only medal for Nigeria in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Congratulations!!!

Two suspected ritualists apprehended in Delta state

These two men alleged to be ritualists, were apprehended at Otokutu bridge, Ughelli South local govt area of Delta State today August 20th. Residents of the community found them with human parts. They have been handed over to the police. Another photo after the cut...

Top MUA shares hilarious story about a lady who had her makeup done & refused to pay

Popular Make Up Artist, Banke Meshida Lawal, shared this hilarious story about a Lady who had her makeup done and refused to pay when she figured out the real price.

Nigeria's 1st Olympic rower Chierika Ukogu resumes Medical School


Self-made Olympian/US based Nigerian professional rower, Chierika Ukogu, 23, has resumed medical school. Having financed her own training, travel, and other costs, Chierika had previously put medical school on hold read here in order to represent Nigeria at the 2016 Rio Olympics. More photos after the cut...

Recap: Bearded Genius launch

Thank you to all who made it to our pop-up launch last month at WèRé Studios. There is no success without support!

Be on the look out for the 'Akoko Ikeji' (SZN II) collection of Bearded Genius apparel & more pop ups coming soon!

Blue Ivy's stare though (photos)

The 4+ year old pictured on holiday with her mum and dad in Italy this week. They have since returned to the US..

Photos: One injured as car crashes into a building in Surulere, Lagos

According to the Lagos state Rapid Response Squad, a Volvo, SMK 165 BC rammed into a house at Akerele street, Surulere, Lagos, early this morning. The victim has since been taken to the hospital. More photos after the cut...

Photos/video: Woman stabs 'cheating husband' with knife in front of passers-by

A video which has been shared thousands of times online, shows the moment an angry wife stabbed her supposedly 'cheating' husband in the middle of the street. The man is seen in the middle of the road wearing a blood-soaked shirt and trying to escape as the woman advanced towards him.

According to reports, they were already arguing before she attacked him. When he tried to escape, the woman followed, leaned towards him, appearing to stab a knife into his torso. The man then yelled out in pain and stumbled away as he again tried to put distance between himself and his wife. Watch the video after the cut...

Flavour Signs On As FlatTummyTea with moringa Ambassador

FlatTummyTea Nigeria unveils Flavour as the new brand ambassador of Nigeria’s leading tea for proper weightloss and good health!, the NABANIA crooner who is keen on promoting healthy living is happy to endorse the brand as the perfect night time tea for healthier living.

Swimmer Ryan Lochte apologizes for 'lying' that he was robbed in Rio

Ryan and three other swimmers weren't actually robbed. They were asked for pay for something they damaged and when one of them started behaving erratically, a security personnel brought out a gun. See the rest of his apology after the cut...

Tinubu, PDP and the Road to 2019 - by Dele Momodu

Read his piece below...
Fellow Nigerians, you must be wondering what this title is all about. Please, calm down, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, one of Nigeria’s iconic politicians, is not about to dump his party, APC, for PDP, the party he fought hard with others to sack from power just last year.

Kim K and her kids enjoy time in the pool during Mexican getaway

Saint West is so sweet to look at. Too cute...see more photos after the cut...

The Place Opens A New Delicious Outlet at Maryland Mall

When hunger calls, don’t fret, great tasting food is now just a mall away as your favourite homely eatery, The Place, opens another brand new outlet at Maryland Mall in Maryland, Lagos. For those in the Ikeja area – you now have three locations options – Ikeja GRA, Maryland or Alausa. Lucky you.

Buhari has not disappointed Nigerians- Ex president Obasanjo says

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed confidence that President Buhari will surmount the present challenges confronting the country. According to him, President Buhari has so far not disappointed Nigerians. The former President said this in Jalingo yesterday August 19th.
“So far Buhari has not disappointed us. I trust him. He will not fail Nigerians. I know he will overcome the challenges the country is currently facing” he said

Budget padding: Femi Gbajabiamila submits self to Police for investigation

Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila yesterday submitted himself to the police for investigations over the alleged budget padding scandal currently rocking the House of Representatives.

Although he was not mentioned in the petition submitted by the Embattled chairman of the House committee on Appropriation Jibrin Abdulmumin, Gbajabiamila in a statement he released said he submitted himself for investigations so that his name could be cleared from the allegations since he is also a leader in the House. Read his statement after the cut...

Angela Simmons and her baby bump hit the streets of Bev Hills

Angela Simmons pictured running errands after a workout in Beverly Hills on Thursday. She's really rocking her baby bump.

MTN Kano Traders Championship kicks-off today

In keeping to its promise of fostering comradeship and unity among traders’ business communities, MTN is set to host the annual traders’ football championship in Kano. The explosive tournament that will last a month from today, August 20 to September 24 will see different traders slug it out in the epic battle for the ultimate prize.

A story of an abandoned 14 year old boy at Umuahia Prisons

Article sent in by AbsuLawclinic - a non-profit unit in the Faculty of Law Abia State University, Uturu, that render probono legal services to people whoc can't afford lawyers. Read the article below..
The story you are about to read discloses one of the pathetic yet interesting cases that ABSU Law Clinic, through its services to the community is handling. It is pitiable to see that in a world where it is loudly proclaimed that children are the leaders of tomorrow, a 14 years old boy, lavishes behind bars for roughly 2 years for a crime he has not been convicted of.

Police re-arrest Man who named pet dog 'Buhari', to arraign him in court

The Ogun State Police Command has rearrested Joe Chinakwe, the man who named his pet dog Buhari (read here). He would be arraigned in court on Monday.

According to the state’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi, Chinakwe, who was earlier released a few days ago, was picked up again based on the belief that the suspect’s action was capable of provoking an ethnic religious crisis. He said,

Babies of the 50's - by Charly Boy

Read the article below...
My people say old age no dey hide, dat na proper truth. For those of us who are blessed with good genes and still maintain our youthful looks, let's thank God o! It isn't easy, shey you know.
I’m a baby of the early 50's, that means I was born when things and people were very normal. Thank God that I was opportune to at least experience a better Naija in my life time.

Sealed and stamped! La Casera Apple Drink certified ‘good for consumption’

Now consumers can continue to enjoy their “king of the road real apple drink” as all malicious rumour on La Casera Apple Drink has been laid to rest as NAFDAC, SON and MAN hit their gavel on the wholesomeness of Nigeria’s 1st Carbonated Soft Drink (CSD) in PET bottle- La Casera.

Caitlyn Jenner stuns in black mini dress as she attends an event with her bff

Caityln Jenner and her new bff Candis Cayne stepped out for an evening to honour the Orlando victims. They also showed their support for those affected by the June mass shooting by attending the onePULSE: A Benefit For Orlando which took place at NeueHouse Hollywood on Friday. More photos after the cut...

Free jollof rice for 200

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Rapper The Game buys a 2016 Bentley Truck

 Rapper, The Game acquired a brand new 2016 red Bentley Truck. More photos after the cut..

Oge Okoye lovely in new photos

As she shared on her page.

Explore a world of fun

This holiday, let your kids spend time with their friends on their favorite channels.
The kids can catch premiere episode of ‘Miraculous Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir’ on Disney Channel from the 15th -22nd August at 3.35pm

Man spotted walking with giant cross on his back arrested for impersonating Jesus

A 23 year old artist and film maker Ilya Novikov was arrested for impersonating Jesus Christ after he was spotted walking along a road carrying a huge wooden cross on his back in the city of Perm in central Russia's Perm Krai region.

Ghanaian actress Andrea Owusu clapsback at fan who asked why she was half naked

Ghanaian actress Andrea Owusu shared a photo of herself posing with policemen on her IG page which caused a lot of lewd comments on her page. An IG user asked if she was in a movie or just liked to walk half naked. Well Andrea clapped back at the 'fan'. Read the comments after the cut...

Usain Bolt wins his 9th Gold with another runaway win

Usain Bolt went on his knee, gave the track one final kiss, flattened his hand, then reached down and slapped the white number "3" painted at the starting line. The relay which was his last race in the 2016 Rio Olympics ended with another Gold medal, making it his 9th Gold Olympic medal on Friday night.

DJ Cuppy, her billionaire father Femi Otedola and other family members lend support to Olawunmi Otedola's showcase

The billionaire family came out to lend their support to their daughter and sister, Olawunmi Otedola's showcase in London on Thursday. More photos after the cut...

Kim Kardashian shows off underboob in a racy swimsuit in Mexico

Business entrepreneur and sexy mother of 2, Kim Kardashian hit the beach again while on vacation in Mexico in a sexy white swimsuit that showed of massive underboob. She didn't seem to mind when she rinsed herself off and you could see her flesh through the transparent swimsuit. More photos after the cut...

A Dog Named Buhari and A Hippo Named Patience by Reno Omokri

Chinakwe
This is an article written by Reno Omokri. Plesase read on...
I never believed that true life is stranger than fiction until I read the case of Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, the young man who named his dog after his hero, Buhari, only to be arrested and detained by the Nigerian Police on the excuse that his actions were likely to breach the prevailing peace in his community of Sango-Ota, Ogun State.

Sensational Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba dazzle as Man U thrash Southampton 2-0 (Match analysis/Photos)

It was the day Manchester United fans had hoped they would see sooner rather than later since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement from the club in 2013.
Pace- Power- Tactical awareness- Big manager- Big players and off course a World record signing. Never have fans of the Old Trafford club shown so much confidence and belief in a team in the last 3 years and never has a Manchester United team delivered so perfectly with so much tactical acuity in front of the home crowd.

Beautiful make-up photo of Mercy Aigbe Gentry

Breathtaking!

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