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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Mohammed Morsi Sworn in as Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President

Mohammed Morsi- Photo Credit: Amr Nabil/AP Photo

Mohammed Morsi was formally sworn in as Egypt’s first democratically elected civilian president at Cairo University on Saturday.

 On Friday, Morsi took the oath of President in front of thousands of cheering people. at Tahrir Square.

Morsi is a part of the Muslim Brotherhood party and won Egypt’s first election five days ago by 51% to the 48% gained by rival Ahmed Shafiq.

Morsi has vowed to be inclusive of all Egyptians, including protecting the rights of women and the country’s Coptic Christians.
Photo Credit: Amr Nabil/AP Photo

VIDEO: Muna Opens Up Her Rap Career History on HipTv

Beauty queen turned rapper Munachi Abii Nwankwo or Muna for short recently got talking with the good folks at HipTV in an exclusive interview.

The 24-year-old sheds more light on life before winning the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant in 2007, her career as a female rapper and how she often finds it hard trying to convince people with her art.

She also has a few words to say about Bianca Ojukwu and her female counterparts Sasha, Blaise and Eva.

Watch her Video below....

" I Am Still in My House", Foluke Daramola Said. Denies House Ejection Story

Foluke Daramola
Plump and beautiful Yoruba actress, Foluke Daramola who recently rounded off her tour in the United Kingdom, United States of America and Canada where she premiered her latest movie “Aaye Mi”, is currently boiling with anger.

The actress, upon returning to the country was confronted with a report that she was ejected from her Marwa Garden’s residence located within Alausa area in Ikeja, Lagos.

The report which was published online claimed that Foluke was ejected from the house following her inability to meet up with the payment of her bills. She was also accused of boasting to her friends that the property belonged to her.

Tribute: 1 Year Remebrance of Christy Essien- Igbokwe

Late Christy Essien- Igbokwe
 On June 30, 2011, the nation was woken with the shocking news of the death of one of the country’s biggest musical ambassador and famed Lady of songs, Christy Essien- Igbokwe.

An accomplished actress and philanthropist, Christy also known as Akpenor in the now rested TV Sitcom, The New Masquerade died a few a months to her 51st birthday which was November 11, 2011.

She also died with the unfilled dream of not seeing her son Kaka walked down the aisle with his heart (She had actually chosen the wedding day in October).

Insecurity: More Military Deployed To Kano

Nigerian Military has announced plan to deploy more troops to boost the existing manpower in the trouble commercial city of Kano.
Addressing the troops in Kano during an official visit, Chief of Army Staff, Lt General, Azubike Ihejirika declared that “the commercial status of the city and its place in the socio economic baseline of west Africa can not be compromise.

“We want Kano to return quickly to peace because of its role in the socio economic baseline of not only Nigeria but West Africa and to this effect more troops will be deploy so that you have the time to rotate and rest”, Lt General Ihejirika stressed.

N15m scam : Jim Iyke Speaks His Mind

Jim Iyke
 A week ago, Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke broke the news that the N15 million case filed against him has been thrown out of court for lack of evidence.

And just a day after,the plaintiff, Hajia Habiba Abubakar fired back that the case was not thrown out of court due to lack of evidence, rather,she withdrew it after the actor apologized to her, and signed an agreement to pay the money in installments until the full amount is realised. However, an online media claimed that Abubakar also made available documents backing her claims.

Speaking from far away Brazil where he is currently attending the Rio +20 gathering, Jim Iyke said “It was God’s intervention. I’m sure even she doesn’t know how it ended like this.”

A Must Read: "I Sacrificed a Baby and My Manhood For Money Making Rituals", An Ex-Cultist Confessed

Before I joined the church of Satan, I sacrificed a baby, to become a member, I drank blood and so many other things, which I shouldn’t have done. I also sold myself to the devil for fifty years.” This confession summed up the story of a 29 year old Ghanaian businessman who in his quest to be rich joined four occult groups where he committed the worst of abominations.

At 21, Steven Kofi (not real name) from West coast in Ghana, began his journey into the occult world by joining the church of satan international before going deeper to join others such as the score and bone cult, region of doom and free mercy debunked all in his bid to make wealth.

A Must Read: Lover Forces 2 Boys To Rape His Girlfriend, Girlfriend Dies During Abortion


Please my dear readers, take your time and read the story below from beginning to end. I cried when I read this story.  It is very interesting and has a great lesson to learn from. Happy Reading...

A 15-year-old girl, Rabi Ziki, got pregnant after being raped by two boys. Ironically, the rape was allegedly masterminded by her boyfriend, Maina Abu (not real name) who commissioned the boys to perform the criminal act in his presence. Abu had accused Rabi of stealing his perfume and cloth. However, few months after the unfortunate incident, Rabi became pregnant and she made up her mind to get rid of the pregnancy.  The incident happened in December 2011.

Karen Igho Becomes A Radio Presenter

Karen Igho
Entertainment personality and co-winner of the sixth season of Africa’s biggest reality competition ‘Big Brother Africa’ 2011, Karen Igho, has been unveiled as the newest addition to fast rising Lagos indigenous radio station, NAIJA fm 102.7!

The move signifies Karen’s debut as a radio personality; and her boisterous and outspoken nature promises to be an experience for listeners on radio! Karen joins a talented team of radio hosts at NAIJA fm 102.7 – a 24-hour totally Nigerian Radio Station,

Omotola Storms Tanzania For charity

Star actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is currently on a visit to Tanzania. She arrived the country last Sunday, where she was received at Julius Nyerere Airport by Tanzanian celebrity, Wema Sepetu.

The actress was welcomed with dancing and shouts of Karibu Sana Omosexy (very welcome Omosexy).

She visited an orphanage run by Tanzania Mitindo House for HIV infected children. She then had lunch at the home of Wema Sepetu, with children from the orphanage. Thereafter, she left for the Giraffe Hotel to attend the premiering of Wema Sepetu’s movie, “Superstar.”

Miss La Casera Gets A Car and N1Million Prize

Miss La Casera (r) Receiving Her Car Gift From The Officials of the Company

The management of La Casera Limited, makers of La Casera, Latina and Nirvana soft drinks made good their promise when they formally presented the new brand ambassador-Miss La Casera with a brand new 2012 KIA salon car and a cash prize of N1million.

In his remark, the Chief Operating Officer of the company, Mr. Prahlad Gangadharan said Miss La Casera is the first to get a car as a prize, along with the One Million Naira cash. He said that this was done as part of the year-long celebration of La Casera 10th Anniversary.

Bond Emeruwa Brings Nollywood Oldies for "Daisy" Film

A cross-section of the veteran actors that graced the event.

It was a gathering of the yesteryears’ actors and actresses. Except for Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha who looked stunning in a print dress which she accessorized with a red clutch bag, gold earrings and bracelets.

The world premiere of Bond Emeruwa’s directed movie , “Daisy” at Ozone Cinemas, Yaba, Lagos, last weekend, could be described as “a reunion of the pioneers of the nation’s movie industry.”

From Saint Obi to Emeka Ossai, Keppy Ekpenyong Bassey, Sunny Mcdon, Charles Novia, Chico Ejiro, Mmamdu Ali-Balogun and many others, it was indeed, a moment of felicitation, laughter and re-assemblage of the old horses.

I Found Love In The Recording Studio – Temitayo

Temitayo George-Benson

Temitayo George-Benson who emerged second runner-up at the 2006 edition of West African Idols studied Accounting in England and later switched to management which has contributed a great deal to the heights she had attained in the business world.

She however, still nurses the ambition of taking a degree in Performing Arts because “I believe that’s also my call. You know music is powerful.

Former Fugees star, Lauryn Hill, faces 3 years in jail

Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill may be remanded in jail for three years for evading tax

Lauryn Hill, a prominent member of the now defunct U.S based hip hop group,The Fugees, is facing a three year jail term and $75,000 in fines after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges, on Friday.

Lauryn Hill admitted to a federal court, her failure to file three years of taxes on an estimated $1.8million income.

Nathan Hockman, Hill's lawyer, said that the Grammy winner had been a target of the federal government because of her celebrity status.

US Seizes $401,931 Alamieyeseigha Stole

Cheif Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.
The United States Department of Justice on Thursday successfully executed a forfeiture order on the sum of $401,931 seized from a Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC account in Massachusetts owned by a former governor of Bayelsa State, Cheif Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

The forfeiture was the first victory for a fledgling Justice Department initiative dedicated to seeking out assets in the U.S linked to high-level foreign corruption.

Gunmen Kill 5 Policemen in Adamawa

Five policemen have been reportedly killed by unidentified gunmen in Gulak, a town in Madagali local government area of Adamawa state.

The five policemen were attacked at their duty post in the early hours of Friday in Gulak, which is the home town of the special adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on political matters, Ahmadu Ali Gulak.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Ego Dumps Questionmark Label

Ego Omalicha formerly known as the first lady of Questionmark Entertainment has decided to take a walk from the label.

Ego who is now officially known as SAFARIE, broke into the scene as Ego and scored back hits with tracks Omalicha.

Omalicha nwa remix and Thinking about you as an artiste signed to Questionmark Entertainment.
She has parted ways with the label and her agreement was terminated following conflicts over her image, brand and style of music. The artiste and label couldn’t agree on her image and creative differences, and after a long while, it was mutually agreed that her contract be terminated.

Jide Kosoko, Aki Hit Location

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Star actor and former President of ANTP, Jide Kosoko, and other top movie stars namely, Chinedu Ikedizie a.k.a. Aki, Segun Arinze, Ngozi Nwosu, Tony Akposire, Shola Kosoko, Rachel Oniga, Antar Laniyan and others are currently on location for the shooting of a documentary drama (docu-drama) titled The battle For Life.

The star studded drama series on climatic change advocacy, written by Kosoko, is being sponsored by UNDP, Africa Adaptation programme and supported by the Lagos State Government.

Coco Ice Drops Single

Following the acceptance of her debut song and video, If U Don’t Know, CocoIce is set to release three singles .

Biodun Caston-Dada, the A & R Director of MAGiKAL Entertainment, which currently manages her said: “We were stunned by the wide acceptance CocoIce received and the heavy rotation her video had been enjoying since it was released barely two weeks ago.

 We really wanted to consolidate on these. We know she is very talented, charismatic and a pretty artiste and these are the qualities we saw in her before signing her up”.

Jimmy’s Jump Off : Top DJs

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On 1 July, all roads will lead to Get Arena, Lekki, Lagos, as iconic DJ, Jimmy Jatt will be hosting his popular annual show, Jimmy’s Jump Off for the third year.

This year’s edition of the popular gig is planned to be bigger and better with loads of surprises and performances by top Nigerian artistes and top flight DJs from radio, club and concert circuits.

The heavy weight list of DJs on the bill include; DJ Waxxy, DJ Xclusive, DJ Neptune, DJ Humility, DJ Spinall, DJ Caise, DJ Sose, DJ Tony Blaze, DJ Xgee, DJ Snoop da Damager(my main man) and DJ Big N.

Search For Miss Ambassador For Peace

The search for the next ‘Miss Ambassador For Peace’ has begun,.The event is slated for September.

In a special press briefing with selected media houses, the organisers of Miss Ambassador For Peace Beauty Pageant, Fashion Cabaret and National Peace Award, 2012, have promised that it will not be business as usual.

The project director and publisher of Alphaplus Magazine, Ambassador Kingsley Amafibe told journalists, that the event would be different from the previous ones witnessed by Nigerians. He said this was necessary as Miss Ambassador For Peace is meant to foster peace and unity.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to Divorce

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise file pic March 2011
Katie Holmes  and Tom Cruise

Hollywood A-listers Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are divorcing, bringing an end to a five-year marriage.

The office of celebrity divorce lawyer Jonathan Wolfe confirmed the divorce. "This is a personal and private matter," he said in a statement.
They have a six-year-old daughter, Suri, and Cruise, 49, has two children from his marriage to Nicole Kidman.

Cruise married Holmes, 33, his third wife, in an Italian castle in November 2006.

Dasuki In Yobe, Vows To End Bombings Before Ramadan

Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd)

The new national security adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), stated yesterday that President Goodluck Jonathan was committed to ensuring that peace and normalcy is restored in the country, before the Ramadan fast commences.

Speaking when he visited Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, Dasuki added that his visit to the state was to engage with stakeholders and the government with a view to hearing from them on ways of addressing the security problems.

Anti-Jonathan Sermon: SIB Summons Pastor Bakare

The State Intelligence Bureau, SIB, of the Nigeria Police Force, Lagos State Police Command, has summoned the Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, for a chat with the state Commissioner of Police, Umaru Manko.

The invitation signed by the officer in charge of the bureau, CSP Usman Ayuba, was dated Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, and the pastor was expected to report on Thursday, 28 June.

70-Year-Old Man, Son Arrested For Killing Professor

acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar
acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar

A 70-year-old man, Jimoh Ayeni, on Thursday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for the alleged murder of a professor.
Ayeni of Ose-Egbeda Camp in Emure-Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State was charged along with his 28-year-old son, Haruna Ayeni, for allegedly killing 68-year-old Prof. Clement Ayeni, News Agency of Nigeria reports.

The accused were arraigned on three counts of conspiracy to murder, hitting the victim with a stick on the head and flogging the professor with a cane until he died.

DJ Tee Stabs An Upcoming Artiste

One of most sought after music video directors, DJ Tee who is known for videos like Hakym The Dream’ Lamba, Olamide’s “Omo toh Shan” and “Eni Duro” to mention a few…
Dj Tee today, stabbed a teenager, 19yrs to be precise at the Daily Times Factory in Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria… Although reasons for his act is still unknown; as the multi-award video director didn’t respond to questions.
An eye witness sent this to US.

Okoro Wins First Gold, Okagbare stumbles

Blessing Okagbare

New national discus record holder at 58.25m, Chinwe Okoro put smiles on the faces of Nigerians at the 18th African Championships in Athletics holding in Porto Novo by winning the discus gold medal. She achieved that ahead of perennial winner, Elizna Naude of South Africa wiped out the disappointment that came Blessing Okagbare’s failure.

7 Feared Dead as Flood Sweeps Lagos

Lagos yesterday — : Rescue bid almost turned tragic in Shogunle as flood sweeps Lagos

Residents of Lagos State were, yesterday, enveloped by flood following heavy downpour that started Wednesday night.
A number of houses and roads were submerged by the flood caused by the rain that lasted several hours.
Sections of Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway were cut off on both sides by the flood, leading to a gridlock.

Oshiomhole Survives Assassination Attempt

Governor Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday, survived an assassination attempt when gunmen attacked his motorcade while he was campaigning at Usen town, Ovia South West Local Government Area of the state.
Oshiomhole, who is vying for a second term in office as the candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), had visited the traditional ruler of Usen, Oluogbe II, and was on his way back when the attack occurred.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

EURO 2012: Italy Defeats Germany 2-1, To Face Spain in Final

LIVE: Germany 1-2 Italy

Italy have just defeated one of the tournament favourites, Germany 2-1. Super Mario Balotelli scored the 2 goals for Italy to make it 2-0 and both goals where scored in first half. while Mesut Ozil scored a late penalty during injury time to make it 2-1.

Italy have caused a great upset. Now Italy will face Spain on Sunday 2nd July 2012 for the final. Can Italy defeat Pre-tournament favourites, Spain? Let's see.

Faze Joins 2face At Now Muzik


Now Muzik, Nigeria’s leading artiste management outfit has confirmed that former ‘Plantashun Boy’, Faze has joined the league of artistes been managed by the company.
Efe Omorogbe CEO of Now Muzik, tells NET exclusively that the 35-year-old singer has been with the label for a while now. ‘He is now officially an artiste managed under theNow Muzik management team’.

Mode 9, Muna Set To Collaborate

Mode 9 and Muna

After a celebrated spat between revered rap star Mode 9 and ex-beauty queen turned rapper Munachi Abii, better known as Muna, the two are planning a music collaboration to seal their friendship in the industry.

Dropping the hint, Ayo Shonaiya, lawyer and Muna’s manager said there are plans on the two rappers collaborating. “I would say yes as I want that to happen. I’ve spoken to both of them and they are game. You know in this industry; it doesn’t happen until it happens. And when it does, we’ll take pictures and tweet picture,” Shonaiya told Hip-Hop World magazine.

Tinubu Receives US Black Mayors’ Highest Award


Nigeria has what it takes to become the renaissance beacon for African development if a dedicated leadership is in a place to lift country out of the precarious situation it now finds itself.
Former Governor of Lagos State and national leader of the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu made this assertion while receiving an award by the National Conference of Black Mayors, based in America in his office.

A Must Read: Married Lover Dies During Sex Romp

A married man, Amaechi Uche Padmore, has been arrested by the police and charged to a Lagos court on the allegation that his lover, Edith Nwokolo, died while he was having sex with her.
He is now facing a murder charge at Ebute Metta Magistrate’s court, Lagos over her death.
Sources learnt that the lovers, who are both married, engaged in sex romp at 94, Mushin Road, Mushin, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
It was gathered that while Uche was on top of Edith, she started breathing heavily, jerked and died.

Reps Oppose Sale Of NITEL, MTEL

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday passed for second reading a bill for the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC’s 2012 budget. The bill seeks to approve a total of N48, 836, 418.00bn.
The members of the lower chamber, however, opposed the planned sale of the Nigerian Telecommunication Limited (NITEL) and its Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) subsidiary, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTEL) as one entity.

Basket Ball: D’Tigers Lose To Greece

D' Tigers

Nigeria’s senior men’s national team, D’Tigers last night lost their first match at the ongoing four nation tournament in Brazil.
The Ayo Bakare led side, who in their last match recorded a surprise victory over Great Britain, lost to Greece by 88-76 points, no thanks to their defensive breakdown and a couple of forced turnovers which the Greek team capitalized on.

A MUST READ: ‘Firm Abandoned Me after machine Chopped Off my fingers’ Said Ifeanyi Okorocha

When Ifeanyi Okorocha, a machine operator with Therapeutic Laboratories Nigeria Limited, set out for work on March 1, 2012, he was full of life and spirit.

But his joy was cut short in the afternoon of the fateful day when the company’s industrial machine chopped off his fingers and damaged other parts of his arm.

The accident led to his journey to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos.
Okorocha, who said the accident occurred about 1.45pm while mixing water with powder, accused the company of abandoning him when he needed assistance most.

My Wife Demanded N1 Million From Me For Sex, Husband Tells Court

The Husband of a former Commissioner in Edo state, David Irhabor on Wednesday told Benin High Court 9, that his wife of 15 years had at a time demanded for N1 million from him before she could allow him to have sex with her.
Mr Irhabor, who was a former Senior Special Adviser to former governor Oserhiemen Osunbor, was testifying in a divorce suit instituted by his wife, Florence Igbinigie-Erhabor, a former Commissioner for Women Affairs, under former Edo State governor Lucky Igbinedion.

The respondent, Mr Irhabor said, though he never anticipated a broken marriage, but trouble started after his wife was appointed commissioner and then she suddenly resorted to keeping late nights.

He said that there was a time the wife abandoned their two children, absconded from home for three days, only to be caught inside a vehicle, romancing and kissing another man.

Man in Prison For Killing His Son

An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court has ordered a 38-year-old man, Lomi Akinpelumi, to be remanded in prison custody for allegedly killing his son. The accused is standing trial for the alleged killing of his one-year-old son, Sileola Akinpelumi, by strangulation.

 The accused was alleged to have committed the offence on May 5, 2012 at about 10 p.m. at Orita Ojo area of the Odigbo magisterial district.

Man in court for breaking into lawyer’s apartment

The Osun State Police Command yesterday arraigned a 28-years-old man, Godwin Daniel, before a Magistrate Court in Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly breaking into the apartment of a lawyer, Mrs. Olatunde Adejoke, and stealing N460,000 and other valuables.

 According to the police prosecutor, Faagboyinbo Abiodun, the accused committed the crime on June24, 2012, between 10 am and 1pm at Ofatedo area of Osogbo. He said the crime was punishable under Section 411 and 390 of the Criminal Code Cap 34 Volume II of Laws of Osun State 2003.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him, and his counsel, Okobie Nnabite, urged the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal term. The judge, Magistrate Olushola Aluko, granted the accused bail in the sum of N250,000 and adjourned the case till July 11.

Presidential Convoy Causes Confusion Among Road Users In Abuja; Defies Traffic Rules

VP Namadi Sambo is believed to be in the convoy
Presidential convoy caused great discomfort to road users in Abuja on Wednesday

A presidential convoy, believed to be carrying Vice-President Namadi Sambo, who was on his way from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, drove against traffic and caused serious confusion to road users along the Musa Yar'Adua Expressway on Wednesday.

Ondo 2013 Election : ACN Govs Endorse Akeredolu’s nomination

Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu

As preparations for the 2013 governorship election in Ondo State gather momentum, governors of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), have endorsed the nomination of the former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, as the candidate of the party. 

The governors who spoke at a joint interview at the City Hall, yesterday, after a book presentation entitled: “Fearless: The emergence of a Virile and Formidable opposition leader, political memoirs of Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila,” authored by Dr. Wale Okediran, Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State and his counterparts from Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, affirmed that he was the best among the entire aspirants. 
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