Sunday, July 22, 2012

Gbenga Okunowo Loses Everything As Fire Engulfs His Ibadan Home

Gbenga Okunowo (Sunshine Stars)
Gbenga Okunowo
Gbenga Okunowo, a former super Eagles Defender, has just lost everything he has as a dangerous outbreak engulfs his house in Ibadan on Sunday morning.

Gbenga had played also for Barcelona FC( 1998-2001) and BenficaThe 33-year-old returned to the Nigeria Premier League when he joined Sunshine Stars earlier this season.

He was very devastated and laments. 
He said: "I was sleeping at around 02:00 Sunday morning when I heard some noise in the house beside mine," he said. "The fire started in that house and I jumped down from the bed to help my neighbours.

Coded Apparel Unveil Their 2012 Summer Collection-CODEVOLUTION


Coded Apparel is an urban clothing line based in Lagos. Coded Apparel just released its 2012 Summer Collection called CODEVOLUTION. 

CODEVOLUTION represents its celebration in clothing line of business since it began business in 2009.

Coded Apparel has a growing customer base and wide acceptance. Since its inceptioon in 2009, Coded Apparel has grown into a standard clothing line. 

See More Pictures of Clothing Collections  Below:

Jessica Working Real Hard To Lose Wight

 Jessica Simpson

Like many new moms, Jessica Simpson was eager to get her pre-baby body back after giving birth to daughter Maxwell Drew on May 1.
“For me, I really want to do something that is a lifestyle,” Simpson, 31, told PEOPLE later that month. “In the past I’ve been known to yo-yo diet”.
So in late May, the designer started Weight Watchers – for which she’s a spokesperson – and has been focused on losing weight gradually.
“She understands it’s a process”, a Simpson friend tells PEOPLE, adding that the star is “working very hard and she’s excited”.
As for rumours that there’s a deadline for her to lose her post-baby bulge, a rep for the weight-loss company says that’s untrue.
“Weight Watchers is in it for the long haul”, says a spokesperson.

Nigeria Police Release Dedicated Email Address For Whistle-Blowing, Crime Reporting


The Nigerian Police has just released an email address where anyone can reach them for complaints, enquiries or reporting.

The release of the address,, came few weeks after Mr. Abubakar made his telephone number (08059666666) public, although some people who tried to reach him said the number had consistently failed to connect.

Police Kill Resident at Makoko Waterfront, Arrest 12 Others

Deceased Resident(Timothy Azinpono)

Tragedy struck today at the Makoko waterfront, which is currently under demolition by the Lagos State Government, as a police corporal shot and killed one of the residents who were appealing for more time to pack their properties before the demolition of their homes.

The victim, identified as Timothy Azinpono, was said to be advising protesting residents on how to conduct themselves during a planned peaceful protest before the police corporal aimed and shot at him.

A witness, Mr. Opaloba, who was present during the incident, said children of the affected residents, mainly secondary school students, were peacefully showing placards at a considerable distance from the police and Kick Against Indiscipline [KAI] officials

Tiwa Savage Signs On Fan Boobs In Malaysia


Marvin Record queen, Tiwa Savage, was reportedly held hostage by a fan in Malaysia who insisted that Tiwa must sign her autograph on her boobs.

Some fans can be crazy. 

Angelina Jolie Bans Her Kids From Listening To Rihanna’s Songs

Angelina Jolie and some of her kids

Just heard that star actress, Angelina Jolie, has reportedly banned her kids from listening to Rihanna's Music. She said Rihanna's Lyrics raunchy.

Angelina has 6 children. But 2 of her children, Pax(8-years old) and Zahara(7 years old) are fans of Rihanna. Angelina is living with  her fiance, Brad Pitt.

May both celebrities, Angelina and Rihanna, have issues to settle. Am not sure though.



Naeto C and fiancée Nicole have just concluded their church wedding, held at the Catholic Church of Divine Mercy, off Admiralty way, Lekki phase one, Lagos.

The wedding was attended by notable stars, such as longtime friend/group member Ikechukwu, Storm Records boss Obi Asika and D’banj, along with the bride and groom’s family.

The wedding was attended by notable stars, such as longtime friend/group member Ikechukwu, Storm Records boss Obi Asika and D’banj, along with the bride and groom’s family.

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Usher Stepson Dies After Jetski Accident


Usher's 11-year-old stepson has passed away this morning from injuries suffered in a tragic jetski accident in Georgia earlier this month.

Doctors removed 11-year-old Kyle Glover from life support after it was determined the injuries were too severe to overcome. We're told Kyle's mother, Tameka Foster, struggled tremendously with the decision.

Impeachment Threat: Jonathan Invites Tambuwal For Talks


President Goodluck Jonathan wants an immediate end to the cold war between him and the House of Representatives. He has invited Speaker Aminu Tambuwal for peace talks to iron out their differences. The duo were scheduled to meet last night at the Presidential Villa for the talks.
The Presidency and the House are locked in a stand-off over alleged slow pace at which the 2012 Budget is being implemented with the Reps, on Thursday, threatening the President with impeachment for the situation.
They gave him up to September to implement it to 100 per cent, failing which “we will begin drafting the article of impeachment.” 

Abakaliki: Chief Judge Sets 31 Inmates Free


Chief Judge of Ebonyi, Justice Alloy Nwankwo has released Thirty-one inmates of Abakaliki prisons  on Friday. 
Seventeen of the inmates were granted conditional bail, one on self recognition, while 13 were discharged. Nwankwo said his action was carried out under powers conferred on him by the Criminal Justice Release from Prison Act of Nigeria.

Gunmen Attack Kogi, Yobe ,Cop Killed in Bank, Police Station Raid


Five days after a bomb making factory was uncovered in Kogi State, gunmen, believed to be robbers, struck in the state, at the weekend, attacking a police station and looting a bank.
The gunmen attack, which took place in Iyara, Ijumu Local Government Area, claimed the life of a policeman.
Some gunmen also invaded a school in Yobe State and burnt  it. An eye-witness told Sunday Vanguard that the suspected robbers, who invaded the Kogi town  around 9.45p.m., on Friday, split into two and commenced their operation. They reportedly shot sporadically into the air.

16 feared dead in school bus accident in S/Africa

A school bus carrying students to a sports event collided with a minibus in South Africa’s southeast killing at least 16 and injuring 31, officials said.
The accident occurred in the Eastern Cape near the town of Cradock. The Mercedes Benz school bus was being “driven by the principal,” Ashraf Ismail, a spokesman for South Africa’s road traffic managment agency told AFP.