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Saturday, 18 March 2017

What a president! Donald Trump refuses to shake the hands of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel (video)

If this guy was my president, I would be embarrassed...lol. The German Chancellor was a guest at the White House and during a sit down with Merkel to take photos after their talk, Donald Trump refused to shake her hands. The photographers asked for a handshake and Merkel asked herself, adding please but he refused to shake her hands. When people call him a misogynist, some of his fans start wailing. He's a president, he should act the part. Watch the embarrassing video after the cut...

Photos: Ooni of Ife, Emir of Kano & his 3 wives at the Emir's daughter, Princess Fulani Siddika's graduation ceremony in the UK

Princess Fulani Siddika Sanusi, the daughter of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido graduated from the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, today, March 18th. The Ooni of Ife, who is currently in London was at the graduation. See more photos after the cut...

Arsene Wenger must go! Lol. Unhappy Arsenal fan raises money for demonstration against the coach (photos)

An unhappy Arsenal fan raised over three thousand pounds after launching a crowdfunding page on JustGiving earlier this week and guess what he needed the money for? To demonstrate against the coach of Arsenal, Arsene Wenger. Above is what he did...lol

RCCG pastor with dwarfism marries the love of his life in Oyo state (photos)

Dele Taiwo, who is a pastor and also a lawyer shared photos from his traditional wedding which took place in Eruwa, Oyo state today March 18th. It's an unusual pairing but when there's love, nothing is unusual. Wishing them a happy married life. More photos after the cut...

John Legend shares very cute photo with his daughter, Luna

She looks so much like her mum...she's a cutie!

Billionaire businessman Jimoh Ibrahim spoils himself with a N300m Rolls Royce as 50th birthday present...

Billionaire businessman and chairman of Global Fleet Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, bought himself a N300million 2017 Rolls Royce Ghost super car as a 50th birthday present to himself. He turned 50 a few weeks ago...

Photos: Merkel with Donald Trump VS Merkel with Obama

The awkward body language and gestures between US President, Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their first meeting at the white house continues to attract comments on social media. Now, photos of Merkel's visit to the White House during President Obama's administration has surfaced and the difference is too clear. Another photo after the cut...

Despite senate rejection, acting EFCC chairman, Magu wins Leadership 2016 person of the year

Days after being unanimously rejected by the Nigerian Senate, Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has won the 2016 Person of the Year Award by the Leadership Newspapers.

Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the United States - Donald Trump Tweets after meeting with Merkel

After his meeting with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, US president, Donald Trump summed up the meeting in just two powerful tweets.

Despite the visible awkwardness that plagued the meeting, Trump said we should ignore the fake news media that it went well. Then he went on to say Germany must pay all the vast debts it owes the United States. Lol. What a president!

Abisola Kola-Daisi pictured with Khloe Kardashian and the Haqq twins

Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi's daughter, Abisola Kola-Daisi (second from right) pictured with her friends, Khloe Kardashian, Malika and Khadijah Haqq in Los Angeles. Another photo after the cut...

Photos: Former President Jonathan visits Governor Nyesom Wike at the Rivers State Govt House

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, today paid a visit to the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, at the state government house in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. See more photos after the cut..

Photos: EFCC secures Interim forfeitures order on abandoned N49m cash no one has come forward to claim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has secured an interim forfeiture order granted by Justice S.M Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Kaduna ordering that the sum of N49m be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria pending the hearing and determination of Motion on Notice filed by the EFCC.

Former Nollywood actor, Kayode Ogunyemi shares new photo with his Irish husband

Kayode was prominent in the now rested TV series, Doctors Quarters. He got married to his Irish husband about two years ago (Read here)

Philipa Chiedu Abraham’s ‘Basira In London' premieres on March 24

Philipa Chiedu Abraham’s ‘Basira in London’ starring Eniola Badmus premieres on March 24, 2017 and open to cinema viewers across the country on same day. Lagos is set to experience comedy climax. The Silverbird Cinemas, Victoria Island will play host to dignitaries and celebrities who will be privileged to view the movie for the first time in Nigeria.

Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria are safe for consumption' - FG says

The Federal Ministry of Health has issued a statement affirming that all Coca Cola products manufactured in Nigeria are safe for consumption.  
 
Recall that a court in Lagos last week ordered NAFDAC to warn Nigerians against taking Coca Cola and Fanta with Vitamin C as the substances used in the production of the soft drinks in Nigeria are harmful to the body when taken along with Vitamin C (Read here). Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, ordered an investigation and the findings have been published. Read after the cut...

Rapper Cynthia Morgan says she plans to quit the internet 100%

Reggae/dancehall music sensation,Cynthia Morgan, says she plans to completely leave the internet 100% soon..

PDP is dead- Former Governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime says as he decamps to APC

Former Enugu state governor, Sullivan Chime, has decamped from PDP to APC. Speaking to newsmen in Enugu after announcing his defection, Chime said his decision to defect is based on the fact that PDP is a dead party.
"The PDP, we used to be members of is dead. The party I joined in 1999 and had the opportunity of leading in the state for eight years is no longer in existence.

Linda Ikeji TV's '24 Question With....' Korede Bello debuts tomorrow!

Our new Linda Ikeji TV show '24 Questions With...' debuts tomorrow..and our first guest is the sensational singer, Korede Bello.

'24 Questions With...' is a show where fans get to meet their favourite stars and ask them whatever questions they want. These lucky fans pictured above with Korede Bello were at our studios last week for a sit down with the star. And you guys won't believe some of the questions they asked Korede...lol. Keep a date with us...!

In case you missed it, watch the first episode of our crime show, 'Crime Story with Nonso'

This is unbelievable and heartbreaking story of the brutal murder of a woman and her 9, 5, and 4 year old grandchildren in an uncompleted church building at Agbowa in Ikorodu, Lagos. Another family home was attacked same area, same night, with same murder weapon where a man and his two children were killed. Watch the video...

In case you missed it, watch the second episode of our prank show...'Gidi Pranks'

Linda Ikeji TV's 'Gidi Pranks' was at the Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards 2017 where our presenter pranked some of the celebs on the red carpet. It's hilarious. If you missed it, watch after the cut..

'F**k you Punch' - Davido lashes out at the newspaper over alleged paternity mess report

Punch is reporting that the singer is the father to another 3 year old girl which he has vehemently denied. They had an exclusive chat with 26-year-old Ayotomide Labinjo, who claims Davido is the father of her daughter, Aanuoluwapo. The singer is however not keeping calm and has cursed Punch out for running the story, even after he denied the allegations.

He has accepted one, and confirmed he's expecting another one, why would the same person now deny a 3rd one if he truly is the father? Anyway, read Punch's report after the cut...

Kendall Jenner fires her security guard after $200k worth of Jewelry is stolen from her home

On March 16, it was reported that jewelry estimated at $200,000 was stolen from Kendall Jenner's bedroom in her $6.5m mansion in LA. Now although cops are investigating, she has fired her security guard, just like Kim did after she was robbed in Paris. Read TMZ's report after the cut...

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Photos: Kardashian family throw a St. Patrick's themed 30th birthday party for Rob

Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kylie and two of Kourtney's children celebrated Rob's 30th birthday with a St. Patrick's-Day-themed bash at a cinema in LA. They rented it out to watch a showing of Beauty and the Beast and presented him with a birthday cake that featured a picture of a young Rob as Peter Pan, among other gifts. His babymama, Blac Chyna and their daughter, Dream were also present there. More photos after the cut....

'Why take a paternity test when you've never met her before' - Nigerians ask Davido

Davido is in the news again for babymama related issues. Punch reported exclusively that the singer already has a 4-year old daughter with an Ibadan based lover.

Davido in his defence has threatened to sue Punch but he also made a statement that's raising eye brows.

Oyo Govt, FRSC go tough on 'Okada' operators

Today is the last day any commercial motorcycle rider can operate without a valid licence and crash helmet in Oyo state, according to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).

The commission has vowed it will deal decisively with defaulters, including those operating without a registration plate.

'I just dey vex' - by Charly Boy

Read his piece below...
Lately I have been thinking and visualising all the jagbajantis going on in the legislative branch of our government and Na vex just dey worry me. See as some people dey prance around like dem be Kingcon, I just dey sorry for us. Shey una dey follow the twin issues of EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu and Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd). Una see the drama?

Meet the second tallest basketball player in the world. He's only 16 and he's 7'7'

16 year old Robert Bobroczky is second tallest basketball player in the world and the tallest teen in the world. The 7-foot-7-inch teen, who was born in Romania, hit 7 feet at just 12 years old. His father is 7 '1', while his mum is 6 feet tall. He moved from Romania to the US when he  was 14. He lives in Austinburg, Ohio, and attends Grand River Academy, an all-boys boarding school.

Davido threatens to sue Punch for running a report that he's a father to a 4year old child

Yesterday, there were reports that Nigerian singer, Davido was allegedly involved in another paternity mess. More information was to be revealed by Punch Newspaper today but a twitter account, subdeliveryman, got access to certain documents and pictures about the story, which they released on social media.

According to the story, a lady claimed he was one of Davido's babymama, claiming she has a 4-year-old daughter for him. According to her, she conceived the child after they met and had sexual relations in Ibadan back in February 2013.

Actor Morris Chestnut steps out with his wife of 22 years

Morris Chestnut, 48, stepped out with his wife of 22 years, Pam Byse, on Thursday night to the TAO grand opening party for their new Beauty and Essex restaurant/club. Morris and Pam have two children and have one of the longest marriages in Hollywood.

Whatever you do today, do not search google for 'Bosta Images'

You have been warned! Thank me later...lol

Analyzing The Machiavellian Mind of Nasir El-Rufai By Reno Omokri

This is an article written by Reno Omokri. Please read on:
"I am sure you have all heard about the accusations against a man of God, Apostle Suleman, by a Canada based stripper who says she feels shortchanged because Pastor Suleman reneged on his promise to marry her.
You may also have read the response of the Omega Fire Ministries of Apostle Suleman to these allegations.
Not that I agree or disagree with Omega Fire Ministries allegation that the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Elrufai is behind Apostle Suleman's accuser, but there are many coincidences and it begs questions.

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Social media platform, Pintrest has been banned in China

China's Firewall is cracking down on Pinterest, the social media platform popular for letting users share, or pin, items of interest to a virtual board. For years, Pinterest has been freely accessible in China, because its users typically don't share content that would rattle Chinese censors.

Zimbabwean boxer who was due for deportation allegedly commits suicide in London

A 42-year-old Zimbabwean boxer who was due to be deported by immigration officials has allegedly committed suicide in south London. Bhekitshe Moyo, who was reported missing on the evening of Monday, March 6, was discovered dead the following day close to Mitcham Common. Moyo, a former bank manager had lived in the UK for more than 15 years before he was ordered to leave by the Home Office.

About 400 Nigerians are in South African jails - Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazaub reveals

Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau  on Friday said 400 Nigerians are saving jail terms for various offences in South Africa.
Dambazau made the disclosure during a joint news conference, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the visit of Nigerian delegation to South Africa.

GEJ Reads El-Rufai's Memo to Buhari

As shared by Reno Omokri

'North Korea is behaving very badly' - Donald Trump tweets

US president, Donald Trump took shots at China and North Korea aiming at the recently ballistic missile tests by Kim Jung Un.

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson is currently on s state visit to South Korea where he said all options are on the table including military options in dealing with North Korea.

South Africa mining massacre victims offered £75m in damages

The South African government has offered to pay 1.17bn rand (£75m) in compensation to victims of a 2012 police shooting that left 34 mineworkers dead and dozens wounded. 'The 1.17bn rand presented here is an amount linked to a certain number of individuals’ loss of support’ injuries and of course fatalities,” the police minister, Nathi Nhleko, told lawmakers.

Paramedic mother of 5 killed after man hijacked her ambulance and drove over her on the street (Video)

A paramedic mother-of-five was killed yesterday after a man hijacked her ambulance and reversed, driving over her in New York City, US. Yadiro Arroyo, 44, and her partner had been responding to a call about a pregnant woman when at 7:10 p.m. they were alerted by a passing motorist that there was a man riding on the back bumper of the ambulance so they stopped the vehicle and got out to investigate.

Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi visits Firth Manor Primary School in London 

Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi is currently on a royal visit to London, England with her hubby, Ooni of Ife. During her tour, she made a visit to Firth Manor Primary School in Lullington Garth, London to encourage the importance of Education and inclusion amongst children of all ages around the world.

Turkey set to ban TV dating show as the European country moves ever closer towards conservative Islam

Turkey's deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has announced that the government is to ban several popular television dating shows which do not fit in with 'traditions and customs'. He said: 'There are some strange programmes that would scrap the institution of family, take away its nobility and sanctity.'

Zimbabwean woman confesses to eating 10 human bodies

A Zimbabwean woman from Harare claiming to be a witch has allegedly eaten ten human bodies with her syndicate. Speaking in a recent interview with local media, Kwayedza, the 37-year-old said that the spirit became strong in 2012 and ever since then she has approached many apostolic prophets who have failed to exorcize the spirit.

Man arrested for giving In-Home Butt injections that left a woman hospitalized

A Florida man was arrested after a woman said she ended up with an infection that left her hospitalized, after she received injections at a home in Miami. According to Local 10, the victim told police she met 49-year-old Carlos Mendoza and his girlfriend in May 2016 at their home for a consultation about getting injections in her butt.

See the heartwarming moment woman reunited with her family after being freed from kidnappers in Delta State (Photos)

According to a Facebook user, Atiti Austine who shared the photos, Mrs Babara Oghogho Okiti was reunited with her family on Thursday, after she was released from the hands of kidnappers in Delta State. More photos after the cut..

Russia moves to label Jehovah's Witnesses as 'extremist organization'

The Russian justice ministry has moved to label Jehovah's Witnesses an 'extremist organization' following years of government suspicion toward the group.
The lawsuit filed with the Russia’s Supreme Court against the national headquarters of the country's Jehovah’s Witnesses wasn't dated and has not yet been scheduled for legal action, USA Today reported.

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