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:

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.

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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!).

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