Saturday, July 21, 2012

Prezzo Betrayed Me – Goldie

Nigeria’s last representative at the Big Brother Africa StarGame, Goldie has been under heavy criticism for the past few weeks, following her activities, while she lasted in the reality show.

The singer who was evicted on Sunday, July 15, 2012 arrived Nigeria Wednesday night and was at a press briefing on Thursday where she addresses all issues concerning her quest in South Africa,

Funke Akindele hosts Glo Big Friday Show

Followers of rave-of-the-moment television programme, The Big Friday Show, were treated to a huge surprise on last Friday when actress Funke Akindele hosted Episode 5 of the show instead of the regular anchor and ace comedian, Basketmouth. Basketmouth, has been the host of the show since its debut last year.

The talented actress popularly known as Jennifer acquitted her role well, adding a generous dose of humour to the show.

It was as usual a fun-filled package as the edition also had as studio guest international disc jockey, DJ Humility, while Shun Don was the up-coming artiste for the week.

Don Jazzy, Davido, Linda Ikeji, Nominated For TF Awards

As always, it’s the most anticipated list this year. The Future Awards, described by the World Bank as “The Nobel Prize for Young Africans”, after unveiling its spectacular Young Person of the Year nominees earlier this week, has now released the full nominees list for all 21 categories.
Atop the list are big names like Don Jazzy, Davido, Linda Ikeji amongst many others..

According to the organisers, voting takes only 50% of the second stage of judging, so winners are not selected by voting popularity – there is a 4-stage judging process involving a Board of Judges and an Independent Audit Committee.

Lagos PHCN Workers Begin Strike

Employees of the Power Holding Corporation of Nigeria (PHCN), in Lagos on Friday, embarked on an indefinite strike to press for the payment of their terminal benefits as the company gears towards full privatisation.

The President of the Senior Staff of Association of Electricity and Allied Company, Bede Opara, said the strike was necessitated by federal government's reluctance to address pending issues concerning payment of benefits to workers ahead of privatisation.

The workers, who shut down PHCN offices in the state, vowed not to return to work till their grievances had been addressed.

Man Gets 6 months Imprisonment For Stealing

An Ogudu Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos, on Thursday, sentenced an unemployed 22-year-old man to jail, after he pleaded guilty to stealing, attempted rape and conspiracy.

Saheed Adigun was sentenced to six months imprisonment with hard labour, and no option of fine.
The prosecutor, Corporal Kemi Adeniran, said the offences were committed on July 14, 2012, at Abiola Gardens, Alausa in Ikeja.