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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Grammy Award Winner, Elton John, Discharged from Hospital

Sir Elton John
Sir Elton John was diagnosed with a respiratory infection was admitted into the hospital and placed on antibiotics.

But the 65-year old music legend was on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 discharged from the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, where he has been receiving medication for his respiratory infection.

This infection had led to cancellation of some of his proposed tours to Europe and rest of the world. He was against stressful activities. But despite this warning, Sir Elton still plan to embark on his tour to Europe beginning with Germany on Friday June 1, 2012.

He said: "It feels strange not to be able to perform these

An Interview with Gbenro Ajibade, aka , Soji Bankole of Tinsel

Gbenro Ajibade
Do you remember this dark-skinned, long haired, handsome and sexy Gbenro Ajibade.                     

Well, he is popularly known as  Soji Bankole n the popular TV series programme called "Tinsel" shown mostly in Sliverbird TV and AIT.

Gbenro was interviewed recently. Read the interview below:

Myself:
I am referred to me as Soji Bankole in the soap opera, Tinsel. I am fun loving, weird but a bit on the shy side.

How I got my Tinsel role:
Modelling got me on Tinsel. I have been doing fashion and photography modelling until my agent called me for an audition. I went for it thinking it was the usual fashion stuff. I didn’t know it was an audition for a soap opera— probably, I would not have gone. I was supposed to be there by 10 o’clock but eventually got there by 5pm! I was auditioned but didn’t expect anything to happen. Five weeks later, I was called and told that I’d gotten the role and was instructed to send my clothing measurements for a photo shoot. I never took them serious until I got to the venue of the shoot and I saw other cast members from other countries.

BREAKING: Armed Robbers Attacked First Bank in Ekiti, Kill Seven(7) People!

Photo of the First Bank That was Robbed

Well prepared and very dangerous Armed Robbers attacked First Bank branch in Ilasa Ekiti under Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Thursday 24th May, 2012.

Atleast 7 people were confirmed dead, 3 of which were the security policemen. The Robbers blew up the security door with a dynamite before gaining entrance into the bank. They were said to made away with an "Undisclosed amount of money".

Nigerian Resident Doctors To Embark On 3-day Nationwide"Sympathy Strike" For Sacked Lagos Doctors-Promised Indefinite Strike if Issue is Unresolved

NARD President, Lagos Chapter, Dr Sahee Babajide.

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) ha decided on 3-day warning strike, tagged "Sympathy Strike". The essence of the strike was to  draw necessary attention(s) to the unresolved dispute between the Lagos government and its resident doctors.

NARD is an association of all doctors working at all Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria. NARD said it will embark on indefinite strike after the 3-day strike if the problem between Lagos government and Lagos resident doctors remains unresolved.

State Governors Support FG Plan To Increase Electricity Tariff

Governors Forum

All the 36 states governors held a town hall meeting which was organized by the Ministry of Power. At the end of the meeting, the governors had agreed with FG plans to increase tariffs of electricity.

The governors said their decision was reached after several discussions and consultations with Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the agency responsible for the review of electricity tariff.

The governors also said they aren't happy with FG deductios from their allocated revenues in bid to investing to developing power sector whic yields no substantial result.

Patience Ozokwo’s Son Just Got Married


Mr and Mrs Nduka Morrison Ozokwo

The Nollywood world has recently being agog with many weddings. Weddings of Chidi Mokeme, Stepahnie Okereke, Uche Jumbo and just recently Funke Akindele; are all still ringing bells to our ears.

But latest gist I got is that the son of Patience Ozorkwo(aka "Mama Gee") just got married to his sweet heart. His name is Mr Nduka Morrison Ozokwo . Mr Nduka did his traditional marriage on  Friday, 25 th May 2012. While the Church Wedding was done just yesterday.

Mama Gee, who could not hide her joy, tweeted: “I can’t wait. The time is here and yet seems far.Your prayers is the best wedding gift.”

Happy married life Mr Nduka Morrison Ozokwo .

Ogun State Gov't Distributes Over 500 transformers to Communities.


Over 500 Transformers Distributed By Ogun State Gov't

On Friday, 25th May 2012, the Ogun State government distributed over 500 electricity  transformers to many communities in the 20 Local Government Area.

This was confirmed by Mr Amosun at Owode, the headquarters of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area during his 5th days of his visits to all the 20 Local Government Area.

Nice move.I pray all other givernors copy this gesture so that we can have more and stable electricity in the country. Stable electricity is an important tool to any nation that wants to develop.

Ondo 2012: ACN Begins Aspirants Screening


Governor Mimiko
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
 ACN is determined to dethrone LP(Labour Party) from the Ondo State Governorship seat. Note the incumbent governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, is under LP.


Ahead of Ondo 2012 governorship election, ACN has set up a 50-man committee to screen out over 30 aspirants jostling for the ticket of the party. The chairman of the screening committee is the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) during the late Governor Adebayo Adefarati administration, Chief Wunmi Adegbonmire. Sources said 5 candidates are in pole position to clinch the governorship candidate position.

Photos: Osaze Odemwingie Marries His British Lover, Sarah Michael

Osaze Weds Sarah

The fair-skinned and handsome Super Eagles/West Bromwich player has just mrried his long time British  lover Sarah Michael.

See More Pictures below:

Funke Akindele 's(aka JENIFA) Traditional and White Wedding

Funke and Her Husband dancing.

At last, the Nollywood Super-Star Funke Akindele, famously known as JENIFA, has got married tio her hubby, Alhaji Kehinde Almaroof yesterday, Saturday 26th 2012 at The Haven event centre, Lagos.
Few days ago, she did the Nikai ceremony. But she decided to have a white wedding and a traditonal wedding on saturday and at same venue.

It was all funfair as celebs from the entertainment industry stormed the wedding ceremony at The Haven event centre, Lagos.

A quick christian ceremony was officiated by Rev. M.O Ogunsoji followed by a reception which was anchored by popular comedian Gbenga Adeyinka(remember him? the STAR quest comedian!).




See More Pictures Below:

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Popular Nollywood Actor, Enebeli Elebuwa , healed by Lagos Preacher

Preacher, Dr Sign Fireman walking with Enebeli Elebuwa

Nollywood actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, was struck by Stroke late last year. Since then, each passing days, his health continues to worsen.

But his miracle came when he was healed by the Lagos based controversial preacher, Dr Sign Fireman.

Dr Fireman who was moved by Enebeli's health condition, instructed his family to relocate the actor to the church where he (Fireman) prayed before Enebeli was healed of his life-threatening ailment.

Dr Fireman has his church located in Surulere. Dr Fireman came to prominence when the showbiz personality show visited him.

Thank God.

Terry G Releases New Single titled:“See Groove”.

Terry G

I was wondering where is Terry G? After his "Free Madness" Album, he has gone a bit loow.

But my source said Terry G had just  released a new single titled: “See Groove”.

Those who heard the song said it was a BANGER!!

In one of the rhymes, there is: “…baby girl show me that you’re beautiful…who get this big y*sh…oya baby wyn am o…oya ka lo tunle se…baby show me ur ginger style”, it goes on and on.

Welcome back Terry. All your fans sure did miss you.

Linda Ikeji Interviewed By Bellanaija-Her Journey Towards Becoming A Successful Blogger

By Adeola Adeyemo
When you add dedication to passion with a little mix of good fortune you’re most likely to have a success story. Linda Ikeji started blogging in 2007 to share things that she was interested in with her readers.. Five years later, www.lindaikeji.blogspot.com has grown to be one of the most visited sites in the country. As a regular source for news, entertainment, celebrity gist, gossip and many more, her blog continues to attract thousands of visitors daily. In this exclusive interview with Adeola Adeyemo, Linda shares her journey into the world of blogging and what makes her stand out.
Linda Ikeji
There aren’t many people as open minded and down to earth as Linda Ikeji. Any frequent visitor of her blog would know that. She has very little to hide and she is not the least bit pretentious . With Linda, what you see is what you get and a frequent visitor of her blog knows that she is single and searching. Dedicated “LIB Readers” know that she makes an enviable income from her blog and saved money to buy her dream car- a 2008 Toyota Camry in four months.
This openness about her coupled with her clever and quick way of bringing people news, information, jokes, pictures and many more from around the world on her blog has earned her the reputation as one of Nigeria’s favorite bloggers. Her blog gets over 50,000 visits daily and

Serious Fight in Ukrainian Parliament; See Pics

















The Ukrainian parliament in Kiev yesterday Thursday May 24th was in serious fighting crises.. The fight started after opposition deputies staged an action against the bill about the basics of the language policy.

I thought it is only our own naija Senators and Reps that are good boxers. In Ukrainian parliament there are boxers better than Mohammed Ali and Mike Tyson combined.(laughs)

Big Brother Host Ik Osakioduwa(Aka, Wildchild) Loses Mum



BBA host, IK Osakioduwa
 This popular BBA host just announced today that he had lost his mum.
He said this in  twitter.

"I want to say a BIG thank you to all who have called or sent messages to express their love and support since I lost my mom this morning. God bless you guys. She was a truly phenomenal woman and as a family we have chosen to celebrate her and be grateful for the time we had with her. We ask that you keep us in your prayers. Especially in the days ahead. Once again, God bless you. Thank you", he said.

Wizkid, Ice Prince Nominated for 2012 BET awards

Ice Prince and Whiz Kid
The 2012 BET awards  is just around the corner. This event will take place on the Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.
The list of the nominees include our own nigerias Whiz Kid and Ice Prince.
The list which was unveiled  Wednesday night sees the two gifted Nigerian artistes up against the likes of Kenyan Hip-Hop/R&B group Camp Mulla, Ghanian rapper Sarkodie, South African singer Lira and French speaking Malian rapper Mokobe for the coveted Best African Act prize.
Among the notables who are to grace the occasion are Mindless Behavior, Big Sean, Melanie Fiona, DJ Khaled, Astro, A$AP Rocky and Diggy.

NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Sacked Lagos Doctors

The National President of NUPENG, Mr Igwe Achese.

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Friday threatened to embark on solidarity strike if the state government fails to recall the sacked doctors.
NUPENG aresaying that both parties should return to negotiating table. This is confirmed by the National president, NUPENG, ” We call on both parties to go back to the negotiating table with maturity to resolve the conflicts,” he said.
“However, NUPENG will join forces with other well-meaning Nigerians to call the Lagos state government to order to recall the sacked doctors. If the issue persists unresolved by Monday next week, NUPENG may be forced to embark on a solidarity strike action until the sacked doctors are recalled to save the lives of Nigerians in Lagos” he also said.

Friday, May 25, 2012

President Jonathan Inaugurates Scholarship Scheme for First Class Graduates

President Jonathan

 On Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan,  inaugurated a special post-graduate scholarship scheme for all university graduates with a first class degree.

At the State House in Abuja, a 10-man steering committee for the take off of the scheme was inaugurated.

Jonathan said that 60% of our lecturers in our 124 universities had no doctorate degree. He said this situation is not only "unacceptable but embarrassing."

He said: "The information I got from the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) is that about 60 per cent of our academic staff in our universities don’t have PhD. that is quite embarrassing, I belief the Professors here will also feel bad.
"We have 124 universities, Federal, States and private and that is not good enough.
"I will set up an inter-ministerial department to work with some of you in the academics to come up with policies for robust training so that young men and women who are interested in academics could go anywhere in the world, that over the years we must bridge that gap.’’

Father of Nigerian Quadruplets Gets A Job

Quardruplets

When a baby is born, it is a thing of joy to the family.
When  twins are born, it is still a thing of joy to the family.
But when a Quardruplet(4 babies at a single birth) is born, it becomes a thing of worry especially if the family is poor or jobless.

This is the case of family of Mr/Mrs Matthew Ukuegbu, who is the father of a set of quardruplet born at Federal Medical Center, Owerri recently. Mr Matthew is jobless.

But Imo Transport Company came to his help and offered Mr Matthew Ukuegbu automatic employment. This was confirmed by the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Emeka Duru, who said they were moved by the pitied condition of the family and their inability to cater well enough for the 4 babies.

A 36-year old American Woman Gives Up on Men and Marries ‘Herself’


Ms Nadine Schweigert

Her name is Ms  Nadine Schweigert and she  is a 36-year old US woman.

Ms Schweigert recently walked to the altar and marry her herself.She is a divorcee. Ms Schwigert said she went through a painful time when her two kids chose to live with their father after her divorce.
She said: “I was waiting for someone to come along and make me happy,” she says. “At some point, a friend said, ‘Why do you need someone to marry you to be happy? Marry yourself.’”

The wedding was attended by 40 of her friends.

 Ms reads her vow:  “I, Nadine, promise to enjoy inhabiting my own life and to relish a lifelong love affair with my beautiful self” and presented herself with a ring and invited all guests to “blow kisses to the whole world”. 

Unknown Gunmen kill two in Potiskum market

Gunmen Men
Remember, early this month, some unidentified gunmen invaded the hugely popular cattle potiskum market killing at least 50 traders.

Well, on thursday this week, some unknown gunmen invaded same market killing 2 traders and injuring several others.   

Sources said the gunmen arrived on motorcycles and attacked the market. The identity of these gunmen is still unknown and no one knows who sent them.

Alibaba, Linda Ikeji, Halima Abubakar, Others Ready for 'Children Benefit Programme'


Charity Lounge

Charity Lounge Lagos, a non-profit a award-honour Initiative is set to organize a Children Day Benefit tagged “Fantastic Four” in Lagos.

This event is to take place  on May 27th, 2012 with support from Skriptures with Debbie & Overall Apparell.
 
The venue is at the Wesley Home for the Hearing Impaired & Pacelli School for the Blind, No 30, Ajao Road, Surulere by 2pm.  
 
The main purpose of the initiative is to help raise funds for invited charities and also recognize individuals and initiatives who contribute to community service. 

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Lawmakers Blast Obasanjo for Calling Them Armed Robbers; Calls him Grandfather of Corruption



Olusegun Obasanjo
Former president, General Olusegun Obasanjo, recently called the Law makers "Rogues and Armed Robbers"; check the BluePrint Newspaper(Wednesday, 23/5/2012 edition).

This statement sparked many reactions across the countrty.

But in retaliation response, the law makers condemned the statement and call Obasanjo "The Father of Corruption".

 Minority members of the House then, referred to Mr. Obasanjo as the “grandfather of corruption,” while the senators called for proof.

P Square Buys Private Jet


P Square

P Square's Private Jet


Peter Chilling In their Private Jet
Latest  rumour  has it that Peter and Paul Okoye of Psquare have  bought a new private jet.
The private jet was thought to cost them about  several millions of dollars to pick this private airbus from one of the Arabians.
 
Peter tweeted: “Jetting privately....thanks to God and the fans. You all made it possible. Baba God done settle us...I no go lie. Just included on our list...that very list......shhhhhh.”

Psqure are among the top 5  nigerian musicians .

Former Zambian Labour Minister Jailed for Burying Money in his farm

  


Mr Austin Liato(Former Zambian Labour Minister)
    The former Zambian  Labour Minister, called Mr Austin Liato , was arrested in December last year when 2 trunks filled wioth money were found buried in farms land under a layer of concrete.

The amount buried was calculated to be 2.1 billion kwacha .

 This is the first high-profile graft conviction under President Michael Sata, who was elected in

The Magistrate, Aridah Chulu sentenced Liato to two years with hard labour.

This is the height of stealing.
 Annoying that it is even a "Labour Minister". Thank God dem catch am sha.

Only 30% Of Married Men Use Condoms WIth Prostitutes-Prof. John Idoko


Prof. John Idoko
This is a serious problem. Recent reports shows that only about 30% of married nigerian men use condoms when engaging in sex with prostitutes.

Out of a total of 459 married men who reside in urban and rural areas, only 137 had used condoms with commercial sex workers in the past six months prior to study and only 63 men used it at last visit.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Wicked Woman Sell Her Friend's Baby For N3,000


A 19-year old woman, Patience Egebor, has been arrested by Police Detectives at Ikotun Division, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, for allegedly stealing a five-month old boy belonging to her friend, Mrs Femi Akintunde, and selling him for N300, 000.

Egebor allegedly took the police to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, where the baby was recovered from the buyer after she confessed that she actually sold the boy.

Chelsea Fans in Naija Still Celebrating Champions League Win(Pictures)

the celebration is not yet over. More and more Chelsea fans in Naija are still in the mood of celebrating the blues win over Bayern munich. Check out these pictures:
Na wa oo. This cow do become Chelsea fan


Sauce Kid Survives Car Accident!!

Sauce Kid
  
 Popular nigerian rapper, Babalola Falemi, known as Sauce Kid survives Car accident which nearly cost him his life.
    The accident on Saturday night while he left SUB 69 night club tucked inside Magodo GRA, Ikeja and was heading to Club Deuces in Victoria Island . At Oregun junction, the accident occurred.
    An Audi Q7  car coming from Ojota was said to hit Sauce's Honda i-VTEC car. No death was recorded. Despite the accident, Sauce with his friends still went to party at Club Deuces.
    But he later tweeted: "Glad I made it. Accidents, car totaled, but I'm living. Amen. L.O.K.O lifestyle".

Sauce thank God that nothing happens to you.

Exposed!! Meet Davido Pretty Ghanian Girl Friend-Nash Kards

Nash Kards

Davido is young, handsome and especially(what ladies like most), Damn rich.

Davido has in recent times being linked to several pretty and busty girls. He is the talk of the ladies now. Gradually, he is slowly replacing Whiz Kid in the ladies list.

But source said 1 girl is most precious to him. Her name is Nash Kards(picture above) . Nash is Ghanian, actually a mixed race.
See more pictures below:

King Sunny Ade Expects New Baby @ 66 years old

King Sunny Ade

King Sunny Ade, also called KSA or King of World Beats, will clock 67 in September this year.

But the latest news is that KSA is anticipating the arrival of new baby from his last wife.

News had it that the last wife who is heavily pregnant is expected to put to bed soon.

No Beef With Majid Michel -Van Victor

Van Vicker

These 2 actors have many things in common.

They are both ghanians, handsome, ladies men and so on.

Many thought that they are like enemies and rivals. But Van Vicker exclusively said that there is no bad blood between them. Infact, Van said he even called and congratulated Majid for winning the AMAA 2012 “Best Actor”.
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