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Saturday, 29 October 2016

Beard gang king. The man with Britain's longest beard measuring over 2ft has been growing it for six years

Michael Legge, a factory worker from Britain has been growing his beard for six whole years and now the facial hair measures over 2ft.

He has retained his title for the country’s longest beard at the British Beard and Moustache Championships in Liverpool, an award he first won in 2014. He has also come in at seventh place in an international competition.

President Mahama Confers Adenuga With Ghana's Highest Civilian Honour

Ghana’s President John Mahama (right) congratulating the Chairman of Globacom, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr. after conferring on him Ghana’s highest national civilian honour, the Companion Of The Star Of Ghana (CSG) in Accra on Saturday.

Globacom Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, has been awarded Ghana’s highest civil award, the Companion of the Star of Ghana (CSG).

Venezuelan President threatens to jail political opponents if they call for his removal

Venezuela President, Nicolas Maduro has threatened to jail his political opponents if they call for trial to remove him from Power.

This came after opposition leaders and hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the president, as the country’s economic crisis continues to deepen food and medicine shortages, prompting opposition lawmakers to threaten to put the President on trial for violating democracy.

Check out our dear Onyx Godwin's look to Lagos Fashion Week today

Very Futuristic look! See what he wore yesterday to the same event, after the cut.

Check out President Buhari's swag when he was Federal Commissioner for Petroleum

See the boot cut trouser!  This photo was taken when he was Honourable Federal Commissioner for Petroleum & Natural Resources of Nigeria. 1976 - 1978.

Immaculate Records signs Ogodogo crooners- Kubeez... Duo drops hot new single Romance ft Skales

Immaculate Records is pleased to announce its signing of new hip hop duo " Kubeez" who also happens to be the first major act on the music label.
Kubeez is a delightful duo of Omeh Onyekwe Eugene and Ugwu Valentine Emeka.

Meet the man who changed his name to iPhone 7,to get a free iPhone 7

Recently after an electronic outlet in Ukraine offered to give free iPhone7 to anyone willing to change their legal name to iPhone 7, a 20 year old, Olexander Turin who was up to the challenge literally changed his name to iPhone Sim (Seven) on his passport to receive the new apple phone.

Although, after receiving the converted price on Friday, iPhone Sim also hinted at changing it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he starts having children.

The BCIE Education Fair is here again in Nigeria, holding in Lagos, Abuja, Portharcourt and Ibadan

Don’t Miss the Opportunity to kick start your career and Stand Out!!!

Have you been thinking of how to build your career to become sort after? Thinking of the next step after school? Meet with University Delegates from the UK, USA and Australia at the BCIE Education Fair holding:

WTF? Lol.. see what a Cameroonian woman strapped on her back while boarding a bus

That's a chicken! Lol! Photo credit: Kathleen Ndongmo...

Photos of banned Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, on Hollywood set with Akon, others

After she was banned from Kannywood for featuring in a romantic musical video, Rahama Sadau, was invited to a Hollywood set by international music star, Akon and prolific movie director, Jeta Amata. See more photos of her on the set after the cut...

'I’m in charge of this government not Mamman Daura- Pres. Buhari says

President Buhari has debunked insinuations by some Nigerians that his nephew, Mamman Daura, is in charge of his government. In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion, President Buhari said
“That is from Sahara Reporters. I don’t know where they get their news from. I stood for the election, I visited every local government in Nigeria, I travelled by road, by air, and so on, and we had one of the most credible election. So whoever feels he has lost somehow is his own problem, I have no problem.” he said. Watch the video after the cut..

Lagos state govt to employ 1000 graduates as bus conductors, puts them on N50k salary

Lagos state Ministry of Transportation in conjunction with the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, plans to employ 1000 graduates as bus conductors in the state. President of BCAN, Comrade Israel Ade Adeshola said their association and the state government is working towards making the Bus Conducting profession one for only trained bus conductors and also make it more lucrative and attractive.

Man confesses to killing his girlfriend because she said no to his marriage proposal

43 year old Jason Eaton walked into an Indiana Police station on Tuesday October 25 & told officers that he had killed his girlfriend, Wendy Sabatini. And when police went to Wendy's home, they found her dead in her bedroom. She'd been shot in the head. Asked why he killed his girlfriend, Jason told police that he'd proposed to Wendy in the bedroom with an engagement ring and she said no.


Jason told police, in anger, he retrieved her gun from a nightstand and shot her in the head from behind. He then went to a mutual friend's house to confess to what he had done. The friend then accompanied to the police station to confess and surrender.

Graphic photos from twin bomb attacks in Maiduguri this morning

9 persons have been confirmed dead with 24 others injured in the twin bomb blast which happened at the entrance of the Bakassi IDPs and NNPC station in Maiduguri, Borno state. See graphic pics after the cut..

Rapper Coolio's hair: Before & After

Right is the legendary rapper, now 53, as he appeared in court sometime this week 

DrayPapy - DAB (prod. by KrizBeatz) | @draypapy

New school hip hop sensation DrayPapy connects with ace music producer, Krizbeatz to come up with a new afro dance sound titled DAB. The Home flag bearer exploits a little bit of Afrobeat to create his own new rhythmic sound which encompasses this beautiful song.

NEMA confirms 9 dead, 24 injured in Maiduguri twin bomb blasts

National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the death of 9 people killed in twin bomb attacks in Maiduguri, Borno state this morning.

Kendu Isaac’s daughter explains why Mary J Blige should pay her dad his alimony money!


Mary J Blige's estranged husband Kendu Isaacs is asking for $150k a month from her as alimony so he can keep up his lifestyle as they face a very bitter divorce. Many people think Kendu is being unreasonable with his demands but his daughter thinks her dad deserves a big chunk of Mary J’s fortune. In an interview with Official A O, Briana said:

New video: X2Seven - Overload

Afro-pop star X2Seven releases the music video for his club banging single “Overload”, produced by QaseBeatz. This amazingly flawless video was directed by Ruff-ikonz films and features such super dance choreography and a feeling of fun and color.

Obanikoro reportedly refunds N100.4m to EFCC, may regain freedom

Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has reportedly refunded N100.4 million out of the N785 million a company, Sylvan McNamara limited linked to him, received from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. 
 
The Nation reports that Obanikoro who has been in EFCC custody since October 19th, may be released after the N100.4 million he refunded has been confirmed by the antigraft agency.

3 year old boy miraculously survives after his mum made the decision to take off his life support

A 29 year old mother, Kerry Askin, whose 3 year old son had been diagnosed with lung cancer was forced to make the heartbreaking decision no parent should ever be faced with.

The mum had been warned that her son, Dylan, who was lying unconscious on the hospital bed, would not survive the rare form of cancer. The cancer had left him critically ill with bacterial pneumonia and caused his major organs to fail.

CorporateGist.com – Nigeria’s hottest work blog!! Thousands of people are talking about it.

Read company reviews submitted anonymously by employees. Get career advice. CorporateGist.com is Nigeria’s #1 blog for information on employers and career advice. You will find company reviews submitted anonymously by employees.

You can also send in your thorniest job related questions and get creative solutions from readers. Don’t be left in the dark, find out what people are talking about. Visit CorporateGist.com.

Twin suicide bombing kills 9 people in Maiduguri this morning

At least 9 people were killed this morning in Maiduguri after a Boko Haram suicide bomber tried to enter the Bakassi IDP camp in Maiduguri around 7am and another suicide bomber tried to enter the NNPC depot on Damboa road in a tricyle just 30 minutes later, according to eye-witnesses. 9 people were killed and many others injured.

Sani Datta, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency said many of the injured have been taken to the hospital.

Whose brother is this South-African based Nigerian? (18+)

This Johannesburg, SA-based Nigerian posted a photo of himself with his girlfriend on Facebook. He captioned it: "OYa Make ona Talk... Ain't give Fuck Me & MA Lil Bitch #Life of Bushy#"
See the uncensored photo and more photos after the cut...

Lagos Fashion Fair 2016 - The biggest ready to wear exhibition in Africa is here!

Are you a fashionista, shopperholic, trendsetter, celebrity, fashion icon, stylist or none of these but you wear clothes? Introducing the Lagos Fashion Fair 2016, the biggest ready to wear international fashion fair in this part of the world! 

Eric Garner's daughter slams Hillary Clinton and her campaign over emails about her father's death

Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, a black man who was killed in a chokehold by a NYPD officer in 2014, is slamming Hillary Clinton’s campaign Thursday, over leaked emails from the server of John Podesta, the Democratic campaign chairman, which revealed email conversations about using her father's death to protest gun violence. In the email, he wrote:
“I know we have Erica Garner issues but we don’t want to mention Eric at all? I can see her coming after us for leaving him out of the piece,” wrote Nick Merrill, a spokesman for the campaign.

Indomie extends celebrity ‘You Like No Other’ pack to TY Bello, MI, Olajumoke and other amazing celebrities

The ‘Land is Green’ crooner, TY Bello and a host of other celebrities have been included in the ‘Celebrity You Like No Other’ campaign making waves in the country by Nigeria’s leading Noodle brand-Indomie. The brand which currently appreciating and celebrating the uniqueness of talents in various fields of endeavor, has increased the scope of people to be celebrated by adding talented photographer and musician TY Bello, model, Olajimoke, ace rapper, MI Abaga, screen queen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Yemi Alade, music presenter, Denrele and others.

Check out Kylie Jenner and Tyga's Halloween costumes

Tyga who dressed as a ghost attended a Halloween party with his girlfriend, Kylie Jenner. More photos after the cut...

New song- Badman by Asha Gangali

Off the recently released KalakutaStateOfMind EP comes the song “BADMAN” by Asha Gangali, a fusion of Afro pop and Dancehall, the song  stands out to be one of the most remarkable composition in the 4 track EP dedicated to Afro Beat Legend, Fela Kuti, coupled with  Skoochies which got hundreds of  thousand plays in less than a week of release. Download, listen & enjoy Badman by Asha Gangali.

Kanye West shows off his new Porsche

Rapper, Kanye West was seen at his office in Calabasas, where he drove off in an exquisite new Porsche. Another photo after the cut..

Video: Policeman attacked after being accused of pushing man to his death in Lagos

This incident happened at Oshodi, Lagos Friday. Two policemen allegedly pushed a man into a gutter while trying to arrest a commercial bus driver at Oshodi, Lagos state. After the old man was pushed in the gutter, he seemed unconscious. Witnesses apprehended one of the police men while the other escaped. They asked him to go into the gutter and take the old man out. The policeman jumped in and picked the old man up, the man's face was bruised, his eyes were open but, he looked out of it and needed immediate medical help. However, as the policeman held the old man, one of the men in the crowd stated to kick the police man in the head.

Fashion designer, Johnson Iyaye Rotimi, proposes to his girlfriend at the Lagos Fashion week

Male Fashion designer, Johnson Iyaye Rotimi took his girlfriend by surprise Friday evening when he invited her on the runway and proposed to her. She said yes! Congrats to them. More photos after the cut...

Qtscore Soccer Predictions -Voted The Top Soccer Prediction Site Around The World

Qtscore is the home of football betting designed to help you bash the bookies!

Their experienced team of soccer punters have been lining their pockets for years by finding the best value around - and now they want you to share in the success.

N1.4bn Arms scam: EFCC presents 13 more Exhibits against ex Chief of Defence staff, Alex Badeh

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 admitted another thirteen exhibits tendered before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the ongoing trial of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh (rtd).

So before inviting a married woman to a party, you have to ask her husband for permission?

This according to singer Iceprince Zamani who feels its the right thing to do. Iceprince Zamani who has a party this Sunday, told OAP Toolz in this video, that before he can invite her to his birthday party this Sunday, he needs to take permission from her husband, Captain Tunde Demuren. Some people thought it was not a good decision while some men thought it was a wise thing to do. You agree? Watch the video after the cut...

Head of Britain's spy agency says James Bond won't get past the recruitment process in real life

Alex Younger who heads British intelligence agency MI6 has revealed that despite James Bond's many qualities, the fictional spy won't make it into the agency in real life because he doesn’t have the requisite qualities. Speaking to British website Black History Month, he said: “In contrast to James Bond, MI6 officers are not for taking moral shortcuts. In fact, a strong ethical core is one of the first qualities we look for in our staff.

The critic now jails critics- Reno Omokri

As he shared on his page.

What do you think about this photo?

Different people have given different opinions about the woman in this photo that has gone viral. Some say she is still going to harm her child if she breastfeeds, others say she may not have any plans to breastfeed hence she should be allowed to drink. What do you think?

Leeds Beckett University: Courses available for January 2017

We offer a wide range of postgraduate degrees that start in January 2017. You can choose to study from a host of courses including Architecture, Computing, Business and Management, Law, Accounting, Finance, Tourism, Hospitality, Events, and Sport Management....

Lady Gaga puts her bum on display

The singer showed off her bum again in some short shorts, as she hung out with her dancers on Thursday. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Check out some interesting fashion statements made so far at the Lagos Fashion Week

The Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week kicked off Thursday October 27th and Nigerians have been storming the venue in some amazing fashion statements. See more photos after the cut...

Girl pays back her cheating boyfriend in the craziest way possible

A young girl simply identified as Harriet, from Cheshire whose boyfriend cheated on, devised a way to get a revenge on him and it's crazy. After their relationship packed up due his cheating, the boyfriend, Dan asked her to pay back the $17 ticket he bought for Justin Bieber's concert. She decided to pay him back one penny everyday which means he would get his complete money after 17 years. She shared screen grabs of their conversation on twitter. More after the cut...

God sent Buhari to save Nigeria from collapse – APC chairman Odigie-Oyegun

According to APC National Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun, President Buhari was sent by God to save Nigeria in this crucial time of economic recession. Oyegun said this at an event organized by Kano state chapter of the party Friday October 28th.

Teenage girl gets her head stuck in massive pumpkin

Halloween is in the air and the Ralphs family from Washington were carving up pumpkins for the occasion when Rachel, 16, decided to show everyone how big her pumpkin was by putting her head in it. She got stuck.

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