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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: 3 Killed, Many Injured In Kaduna

As insecurity and violence mounts in Kaduna State, three persons have been reported killed this evening in Kujama.

Our source said that the corpses were still on the streets, and that several other people were injured.
Kujama is the headquarters of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State, and is a few kilometres from the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), a subsidiary of theNigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Dying Suicide Bomber Tells Police: “We Are Doing God’s Work”

In a deathbed confession, a young suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber told an officer in Bauchi that the group was “doing God’s work” and would not stop.

The youth, who appeared to be between 20-24, was critically injured when bombs detonated and the explosion tore into his body, sending pieces in every direction.

13 injured in Federal Government Girls College, FGGC, Abuloma, Port Harcourt Students’ clash

PORT HARCOURT – About 13 students of the Federal Government Girls College, FGGC, Abuloma, Port Harcourt have been reportedly hospitalized following alleged clash between some of them in SS3 and SS2.

The principal of the school could not be reached for comments on the development but sources within the FGGC confirmed that disagreement between the students of two classes started on Sunday and only snowballed into violence Wednesday, in which no fewer than 13 students were injured.

Details of the development were scanty at press time, but Vanguard gathered that the development has led to suspension of ongoing examination in the school.
Meantime, some parents and guardians were seen rushing to pick their wards or children at the school Wednesday evening.

Jay Z is Sued To Court Over Bestseller, "Decoded".

Rapper Jay Z is being sued sued over his 2010 best-seller ‘Decoded’ by a writer who claims his work was illegally used in the book.

According to the lawsuit, filed on June 13, Patrick White claims that portions of Jay Z’s book were taken from his laptop, which was stolen in 2009.

PHOTOS: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Went To Paris For Dinner

The hottest celebrity couple in town -Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were recently spotted in Paris cuddling as they visited the Ferdi Restaurant in the French capital.
From the photos, we see the pair popularly called ‘Kimye’ couldn’t get enough of each other, whispering into each other’s ears, sharing jokes; with Kim K tucking her hand in the G.O.O.D Music boss’ back pocket.
After the outing, the pair headed back to their hotel, with Kanye taking the wheel of the $380,000 Lamborghini Kim reportedly bought him for his 35th birthday
I always dated five years younger. My whole thing was completely different, and now I just love that I’m with someone that’s a couple years older than me’, Kimmy told Oprah in a recent interview with the Kardashians.

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DJ Zeez Returns, Launches His Own Record Label

He’s been off the radar for a minute, but after solving record label issues,  producer-singer DJ Zeez looks prepared to stomp the yard once again.
In a recent interview with Adesope Olajide of Factory 78, Zeez reveals he has now set up his own record label, Vanilla Records. According to Zeez, the label will cover his music and management.

72-Year Old Mother of Ex LG Chairman Kidnapped.

Suspected kidnappers on Tuesday night abducted the  72-year-old mother of  the former Chairman of  Okitipupa Local Government, Mrs Maria Iwala.

Speaking to reporters in Okitipupa on Wednesday,  the son of the victim and former council boss, Dr Dapo Iwala,  said his mother was kidnapped at his residence in Erinje in the council area.

Nigeria violence: Pope Benedict XVI Calls For Peace

The army has been escorting women out of Kaduna, where a ban on movements has been introduced

Pope Benedict XVI has used his weekly address to an audience at the Vatican to call for an end to "terrorist attacks" against Christians in Nigeria.
Suicide bombings of three churches in Kaduna state on Sunday, claimed by militant Islamist group Boko Haram, killed at least 16 people.

BREAKING; Bomb Discovered In Imo Village

Papable confusion and apprehension gripped inhabitants of Obollo, Isiala Mbano local council area of Imo State, following the startling discovery of a huge bomb near the Umudo village hall.
Vanguard gathered that some of the villagers, who initially blamed the incident on the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, quickly scampered into safe communities outside the area.

Kaduna: Heavy Deployment of Soldiers, Police To kaduna

Police and Military escort people out of Kaduna on June 19, 2012. Kaduna imposed a state-wide ban on movements Tuesday following fresh rioting that broke out after weekend religious violence left at least 52 people dead. AFP PHOTO

Residents of Kaduna stayed indoors on Wednesday as a heavy deployment of soldiers and police enforced a ban on movements after three days of religious violence killed at least 61 people.
The round-the-clock state-wide curfew was first imposed after three church bombings in the state on Sunday sparked reprisal violence by Christian mobs who attacked Muslims and burned some of their bodies.

Is Don Jazzy Romancing Tiwa Savage?

It is no longer news that the former Mo'Hits' boss, Don Jazzy who now operates Marvin Records has dragged the sensational act, Tiwa Savage into his label.

What you've not been intimated yet is about the cupid arrow that has just struck the two young adults.
Don Jazzy, according to the information at our disposal, is rumoured having a secret affair with Tiwa Savage.

Bauchi: Man Blows Up Himself With Bomb!

A young man, carrying improvised explosive devices and a pistol, blew up his arm and leg up in Bauchi yesterday. The incident, it was learnt, took place near the Federal Government Girls’ College along Bauchi-Gombe Road.

The incident was coming two weeks after a suicide bomber attacked a church in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis in which at least 21 people were killed and more than 60 persons injured.

Bauchi State Police Commissioner Mohammed Ladan confirmed yesterday’s incident, but did not give further details.

Praiz, Chidinma To Feature in BET Spotlight Finale

Praiz and Chidinma
Black Entertainment Television (BET) is set to end this season’s finale of the BET Spotlight series with the talented R&B singers Praiz and Chidinma.

The show which will air on Friday, June 22, 2012 will focus on the budding and buzzing careers of the soul singer, Praiz who recently released his two singles and follow up videos and is already considered as one of the most inspiring voices in Nigeria. Chidinma has also done pretty well for herself, stepping out of her Project Fame shadows and releasing appealing singles and hitting the pop market.

Bukky Wright’s Son, Ojayy, Becomes A Rapper

Showbiz must run in the blood in Bukky Wright‘s family, as she won’t be the only one appearing on our TV screens any longer.
Her son Amu, popularly called Ojayy, is a rapper and has plans to be the next best thing in Nigerian entertainment. The young rapper has already made a statement with his music, releasing a remix to Davido‘s smash hit ‘Dami duro‘.

FG To Provide 3.5m Jobs in Agricultural Sector

The Federal Government is to create 3.5 million jobs in the agricultural sector by 2015.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, made this known on Tuesday at Owode-Ede in Osun during the launch of the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme on Fertiliser and Seeds.

Adesina also said government had set a production target of 20 million metric tonnes of food by 2015 from local production.

Didier BREAKING NEWS: Drogba Leaves Chelsea; Signs With China’s Shenhua

Dider Drogba Good Bye
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba said Wednesday that he had formally signed with Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

I have signed with the Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua,” he said in a statement in French posted on his website. “I have signed a two and a half year contract (until December 31, 2014) and will join the team in July.”

SURPRISE: MBGN 2012 Will Not Represent Nigeria At Miss World Beauty Peagent, 1st Runner Up Will Take Her Place

1st Runner up, to represent Nigeria in Miss World
Isabella Ayuk (MBGN 2012) 

The management of Silverbird, organisers of the annual Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and Africa's longest running beauty pageant will be sending MBGN First Runner up, Miss DIAMETTE CHARLES GRANVILLE, to represent the country at the Miss World pageant holding in Mongolia, China in August.

Police Arrest 7 Fake Pastors- Over False Deliverance

Kogi State Police Command has paraded seven persons for allegedly posing as bishop, pastors and prophets during a revival programme in Lokoja, capital of Kogi State.

Those paraded include Bishop Bamidele Abraham of Eagle Kingdom Church, Lokoja and Pastors Chucks Ingalis Kelvin, Chinedu Okosisi, Samson Prince, Osita Chuckwu, Samuel Ike and Nnenanaya Anthony Ikechukwu. They were said to have come from Port Harcourt, Rivers State into Lokoja.

WICKED WOMAN: Pours Hot Water on Husband's Private Part, After She Suspected He Was Cheating Her

A jealous housewife, Nike Fasoyinu, unleashed her anger on her husband, Amos, after suspecting that he was sleeping with other women.

To prevent her husband from further looking outside for sexual satisfaction, a woman has done the unthinkable by pouring hot water on his private part.

Her husband was seriously injured and was rushed to a hospital where he is being treated.

The woman was arrested after the incident which happened at their residence at 34, Olaolu Omotosho street, Egan, on the outskirts of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria.

FaroukLawan: “I was never in possession of the $620, 000″ -Lawan’s alibi disowns him

Where is the money, Farouk? Everybody wants to know. The answer to that question however, seems to still be very far away. Probably they had already eaten all of the money.

Lawan had earlier claimed that he formally informed Hon. Adams Jagaba, the Chairman of the House Committee on Drugs, Financial Crimes and Narcotics, about Otedola’s antics. He also said that he attached the sum of $620, 000 to the letter he forwarded to Jagaban.

BREAKING NEWS: Hosni Mubarak is Clinically DEAD!

Hosni Mubarak
Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former ruler of 30 years, is reportedly 'clinically' dead at 84 years old. After suffering a massive stroke, the ousted Egyptian leader was recently moved from the hospital in Torah Prison to the Maadi Hospital in Cairo.

The medical diagnosis declares a cessation of breathing and blood circulation.
Reports from the Egyptian state news agency, MENA, stated that Mubarak's health condition had rapidly deteriorated.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Italian Commits Suicide in EFCC Custody

Mr Mauro Zanin
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced the death of a 52 year old Italian, Mr. Mauro Zanin, who died in the bathroom of the Commission’s detention facility in Abuja, early Tuesday morning.
A statement by the EFCC’s spokesperson Wilson Uwujarena, stated that the Mr Zanin who was arrested for fraudulently obtaining the sum of $111,000 from Gladwaters Nigeria Limited, passed away, two days before he was scheduled to appear in court.

Big Brother Africa: Roki and Maneta Kicked Out

Big Brother on Tuesday disqualified the two Zimbabweans, Roki and Maneta, who are representating their country in the stargame show.
This is the second time that Big Brother will be taking the decision to disqualify housemates who violate the House rules. Zainab and DKB were also disqualified from the show after DKB slapped Zainab.

BREAKING NEWS: 24 Hour Curfew Re-imposed in Kaduna state

The Kaduna state government has re-imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the troubled state as renewed violence erupted in the state, Tuesday morning.

Sporadic gunshots were heard in the city, morning as some youths took to the streets burning tyres and allegedly destroying a Church.
Unconfirmed reports has it that violent protests has spread across the city in areas such as Malali, Trikania, Kabala West, Ungwan Shanu, Ungwan Rimi, Ungwa Romi, Kakuri, Tundun Wada, Barnawa, Rigasa and Gonin Gora.

Euro 2012: Nicklas Bendtner Banned For Showing His Pants During Celebration

Nicklas Bendtner
Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner has been banned for one match and fined 100,000 euros (£80,000) by Uefa for his goal celebration against Portugal.

He lowered his shorts to reveal the logo of a betting company on his underpants after scoring the second of his two goals in the 3-2 defeat.
"This suspension applies to the next 2014 Fifa World Cup match for which Bendtner is eligible," said Uefa.

Bendtner has three days in which to appeal.

Banky W Set To Lift Olympic Touch; Whizkid, Joins Tiwa Savage, As Pepsi Ambassador.

Banky W
The stars are not even the limit for this EME crew; especially Banky W and Whizkid. These few days, they have been performing at shows within and outside the country. 

Latest Gists confirms that the EME boss, Banky W has been chosen as one of the distinguished people to carry the 2012 Olympic Torch.

The EME boss will join three other distinguished entertainers including Steve Onu (Yaw), Funke Akindele, and football star, Kanu Nwankwo to lift the Torch in Coventry, U.K on Sunday, July 1, 2012.

BREAKING NEWS: 24 Hour Curfew Imposed in Damaturu

The Yobe state government has imposed a 24 hour curfew in Damaturu, the state capital.
This followed the intense gun battle between the Joint task Force (JTF) and suspected members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect which occurred on Monday around 5:30 pm, running through the night.

Yvonne Okoro Turns Down Chance To Act Along With Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson(L) and Yvonne Okoro(R)
Actress Yvonne Okoro has turned down a proposal to work with Nigerian actress Mercy Johnson, after news hit the stands last week that for the first time, the two were about to appear together in a movie. NEWS-ONE could not confirm why Okoro turned down the proposal.
However, sources hinted it was as a result of a disagreement she had with the production house, whose name is being withheld for now.

Exopa New Faces Audition On June 23

Wannabe models are expected to throng the Exopa Modeling Agency, behind the Ghana International Trade Fair Center, on Saturday, June 23, for auditions for this month's edition of the agency's New Faces contest.
The contest is to help wannabe young models to explore their modeling talent and it is bouncing back this June ending after a long break.

Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor Declares War On Boko Haram

Following the last Sunday multiple attacks on three churches in the north, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN's President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has charged Christians all over the nation to be watchful and be ready to defend themselves.
The incessant killing of Boko Haram in the country has become so alarming to the extent that even the Federal government was told to celebrate the last Independence celebration in a low key
, and it happened.

Africa Peace Festival: Oge Okoye To Be In Attendance

Oge Okoye

Nollywood actress and United Nations Peace Ambassador, Oge Okoye, will be in Accra, Ghana this month (June) for the Africa Peace Festival, which will run from June 30 to July 7. The actress will lead a series of activities at the conference, including a NGO Executives Conference, and Peace Concert.
The Africa Peace Festival is being organised by the Africa Centre for Peace Building (ACFOPB), a Ghana-based NGO. ACFOPB seeks to promote peace in Ghana through conflict prevention, youth development, peace education, and promotion of human rights.

I am realy happy for this my sister's name sake and look alike.

BIRTHDAY: Area Father, Charly Boy, Turns 61 Today.

Charly Boy is one Nigerian artiste that has always managed to creep into news headlines. He may rightly be regarded as one of Nigeria's most controversial artiste.

The son of a legal luminary; Justice Oputa of the popular 'Oputa Panel' of President Obasanjo's regime in 1999, is no doubt a man of many faces.

Today, June 19 is his birthday and he is reported be turn 61 today. He is a grandfather and a father to successful children living in Nigeria and abroad
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Crazy Dad Dangles His Little Daughter From 6th Floor

THIS is the shocking moment a father dangled his three-year-old daughter out of the sixth-floor window of their apartment block after a row with his wife.
The man opened the window of the flat, which the family had only just moved into, and sat on the edge while holding the terrified girl by just her wrist.She can be seen clinging to his knee and screaming in terror.

Dangote To Resume As Director General of NSE Today

Aliko Dangote

Following the Court of Appeal ruling, last weekend, upholding Alhaji Aliko Dangote as President of Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, he is expected to resume duty today.
With the reinstatement, Dangote is expected to take over from Mallam Ballama Manu, who has been the Interim President of the Council since August 5, 2010 when SEC intervened in the running of Exchange.

BREAKING NEWS: Robbers Attack The Nation’s office, Made Away With N500,000

GUNMEN, Monday, stormed The Nation’s Newspapers office in Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, carting away over N500,000 and other valuables.

Bureau Chief of The Nation, Mr. Bisi Olaniyi, who confirmed the incident, said the robbers were two in number, adding that they were armed with pistols.

PLEASE HELP: Amarachi (16 Years Old) Urgently Needs N5Million To Stay Alive!!

Please people the girl above needs N5Million to stay alive. She has to undergo a kidney transplant. But we all can donate our little money to help save her. She is just 16 years old. If God touches your heart and you value your fellow people, donate as much as you can. She needs all our help to stay alive. Don't forget, it might be you or your loved one next time.

I want everyone who has read this to help spread the word. Please all bloggers and website owners, please publish this in your blog or site.

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Boko Haram Will Soon Attack Lagos and Ibadan- Pan Yoruba Group Warns

Boko Haram
A new pan-Yoruba group, Apapo Oodua Koya, (AOKOYA) said today that it has “trusted” information that Boko Haram, the dreaded extremist Islamic group, is likely to attack Lagos and Ibadan in the next few days or in the month of July.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Jim Iyke Strikes Mega Gambia's Money Spinning Deal

Jim Iyke
Controversial actor, James Ikechukwu Asomugba but better known as Jim Iyke has signed a mega deal in the Gambia.

The deal, source gathered, is worth several millions of naira. We also learnt that he struck a partnership deal with an investment company in the Gambia. The partnership gave birth to a film production firm named 'Musketeers Production'.

PHOTOS: Candle Light Memorial For DANA Plane Crash Victims

A candle light services was held in memory of those wholost their lives in Dana plane crash.  See pictures below:

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Former Miss World, Agbani Darego Set To Marry Timi Alaibe

Agbani Darego
Just Heard  that former Miss World, Agbani Darego, has accepted a marriage proposal from influential Bayelsa politician, Timi Alaibe.

She was the first black woman to win the Miss World Pageant in 2001.
Still waiting !!

Breaking News: Nigerian Socialite, Angela Onyeador is DEAD!

 Ms. Angela Onyeador
This morning, the Onyeador's family woke up to hear the shocking news of their late daughter, mother, sister and benefactor, Ms. Angela Onyeador who reportedly said to have had her last breath in a US hospital this morning.

The deceased, before her death, was a very close friend of the former First Lady of Nigeria, Late Mrs. Stella Obasanjo, they were so close to the extent that she and Diasy Danjuma were the only people the late Stella related with.

Big Brother Update: DKB releases apology song to Zainab

Zainab and DKB

Former Ghanaian Big Brother Stargame housemate, Derick Kobina Boney popularly known as DKB has released an apology song for his Sierra Leone’s counterpart Zainab, with whom he had a fight before they were evicted.

The song, Apology, was released on Saturday, June 16, 2012 and features female artiste, Shee_Rap.
This is following the press statement released on DKB had Thursday, June 7, 2012 in which he apologised for his action and apologized to Zainab and the whole of Africa for, which many thought was uncalled for.

Kaduna: Gov't Relaxes Curfew

The Kaduna State governor, Patrick Yakowa
The Kaduna State government on Monday relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state following Sunday’s bomb blast which rocked churches in both Zaria and Kaduna town.

Ghana Crash Out of African Women's Championship

Ghana lost on penalties to Cameroon in the final round of qualifying for the African Women's Championship.
It means that Cameroon will have two major tournaments this year after they reached the London Olympics that kick off next month.
South Africa, who are also Olympic-bound, also advanced to the AWC finals with a win over Zambia.
Holders Nigeria, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Senegal and DR Congo will join hosts Equatorial Guinea in November's finals.

Tunde Bakare: President Jonathan’s Destiny Is To Bankrupt Nigeria

Pastor Tunde Bakare
The Convener of Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare, addressed a news conference in Lagos on Sunday over the bribery scandal involving Hon. Farouk Lawan and Mr. Femi Otedola. He really didn’t have nice things to say about either of Lawan or Otedola, and nothing sweet for President Jonathan as well.

PHOTOS: Rihanna Shows Off Her Tattoo

Rihanna has put up a new tattoo. The tatoo is an Egyptian falcon in the shape of a handgun on her inner right ankle .

 She just decided to show everyone. She said: ‘Falcon: a light that shines in the darkness! Never close their eyes during sleep’. The tattoo was inked by New Yorker Bang Bang.

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STAR TREK: Flavour, J. Martins and Naeto C Put Abakaliki on Fire

The venue was Abakaliki Township Stadium in the normally quiet town of Abakaliki on Saturday June 17. With only hours to go until Flavour, M.I, Naeto C and J Martins hit the main stage for the nationwide Star Trek 2012, the audience started to troop in in their hundreds.

Big Brother Latest: Lee and Jessica Evicted, Keagan and Junia move to Upville

Good Bye Lee
South Africa’s Lee and Namibia’s Jessica have been evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Stargame show.

The announcement was made in the late hours of yesterday, Sunday, June 17, 2012 during the live eviction show hosted by I.K. Meanwhile, their partners, Keagan and Junia have been compensated with a slot in the posh Upville House.

BREAKING NEWS: The Son Of Delta SSG is Kidnapped.

Delta State SSG Ovuozorie Macaulay
The son of Ovuozorie Macaulay, the Secretary to the Delta state government has been kidnspped in Ozoro, the headquarters of the Isoko North Local Government Area in the area.

Sources said the SSG's son, Markson Macaulay, 28, was attacked and abducted by unknown persons shortly after he arrived from a foreign country to visit his grandmother in Owhelogbo.

Kaduna and zaria Church Bombings: Boko Haram Claims Responsibility'

Radical islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the bombing of three churches that killed at least 50 people in Zaria and Kaduna town yesterday. The sect targeted mostly children and women in the Zaria attacks.

Gombe: Unknown Gunmen Kill 2 People

Unknown gunmen last night shot and killed two persons in Gombe State. The incident occurred in Ungwan Jeka Dafari area of Gombe township.

A source in Gombe township told SaharaReporters that the gunmen came on foot through a narrow path to a place where people assembled after saying their night prayers .

Happy Birthday Emeka Amakeze!!

Emeka Amakeze
Today (June 18) is the birthday of actor and scriptwriter, Emeka Amakeze. He is from Anambra State (Nigeria). He attended High Court Primary School, Okigwe for his primary school education.

He attended Queen Apostles Secondary School, Okigwe for his secondary school education. He attended Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, where he studied Linguistics.
The first movie in which he appeared was Royal Package (2004). He has since appeared in many more movies, some of which are Missing Child, Holy City, Divine Twins, Extreme Measure, and The Wolves.
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