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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

TRAGEDY: Police officer, Two Robbers Killed in Apapa

A police Inspector and two suspected armed robbers were killed today when policemen from the Apapa Division of the Lagos State Police Command, southwest Nigeria, foiled a robbery attack on an old generation bank in Apapa.

It was gathered that the three died during an exchange of fire between the suspected robbers who attempted to snatch a huge sum of money withdrawn by a customer of the bank and the police.

Sources said that the police team killed two of the robbers and arrested two others.
The attack took place on Warehouse Road, Apapa.

Underage Prostitution: Benzema, Ribery to Face Trial

Karim Benzema and Franck Ribery both French International footballers are to face trial for the alleged solicitation of an underage as sex companion.

The two French players are amongst the eight people being investigated by magistrate Dando Andre after which he decided to send the Real Madrid and Bayern Munich players for trial.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Explodes, Killing Two Bombers In Kaduna

GistNaija has learned of a bomb blast that took place in Kaduna.
Eyewitnesses said the blast occurred along Ali Akilu road by Lord Lugard roundabout in the metropolis.

The two bombers on a motorbike who were in possesion of the bomb died instantly. The location of the blast is also close to Sultan Bello Mosque where Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has recently attacked Boko Haram militants in weekly sermons.


Slim T, who is in the record label called Triple City, has released a new video dedicated to all Lagosians.
The name of this video is titled; "Lagosians".
Watch this good video below. Happy Viewing:...

Jose Mourinho: Call Me The "ONLY ONE".

             Jose Mourinho - Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho has said publicly that he should now be referred to as the "ONLY ONE" instead of the  "SPECIAL ONE" because he is the only coach to have won the 3 major European Leagues.

Mourinho has won the English Premier League(EPL) with Chelsea, won the Serie A with Inter Milan and also won La Liga with Real Madrid. 
Don't forget he also won portuguese league with FC Porto.
He is also among the 2 coaches in footall history to have won the Champions League with 2 different clus. He won it with Porto and Inter Milan.
Jose Mourinho's  CV is just incomparable.  

Deep Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Hit Russia, North of Japan

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 struck off the eastern Russian coast to the north of Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued by Japanese authorities.
The quake was measured very deep at around 580 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. Japanese television said the quake was measured at 7.3.
The epicentre of the quake was off the coast of Hokkaido in the Sea of Okhotsk, the agency said, adding that no tsunami warning had been issued.
The quake was rated 3 on the Japanese seismic scale of 1-7.
As at the time of writing this report, no life or property damage reported.

Terry’s Champions League Ban Reduced: He Can Now Start CL With Chelsea

                         John Terry

Good News to all Chelsea Fans. The 3-Match Ban given to John Terry during Chelsea's Semi-Final Match against Barcelona in Champins League(CL), has now been reduced. Now Terry can play for Chelsea in this coming CL starting from first match.

Read details below:

Chelsea captain John Terry will be able to play from the start of the Blues’ Champions League campaign after having his three-match ban reduced on appeal by UEFA.

The England defender was sent off in last season’s semi-final second leg against Barcelona in the Nou Camp for an off-the-ball clash with Alexis Sanchez.

M.I. and Naeto C Released Music Called "Bartender"

Naeto C and M.I.

M.I. and Naeto C have released a video called "Bartender"
Shot and directed by the very creative Clarence Peters, it looks like this one is going have that cool feel that’s charecteristic of Hennessy…
The video for Bartender will be premiered this Thursday.

Watch Video Below:

45-Year Old Man Jailed 5 years For Raping 3 Girls

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced a 45-year-old commercial motorcyclist and polygamist, Alabi Bakare, to five years imprisonment for raping three minors.

Magistrate A.O. Isaac, who handed the verdict, said the sentence would be without an option of fine.
He said since the convict had pleaded guilty to the offence, the court had no option than to sentence him as charged.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the convict, who was arraigned on August 8, had pleaded guilty to a charge of having carnal knowledge of the minors aged between three and five.

CAN Secretary Under Fire For Calling Jonathan To Resign

                    President Goodluck Jonathan

There were indications on Monday that crisis might have engulfed the Northern Christian Association of Nigerian over the call on President Goodluck Jonathan to resign.

The assocation had on Sunday called on the President to resign for   saying he could not crush the Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The president reportedly said, “They are our siblings and you cannot set the army to wipe out your family”.

The Northern CAN had expressed shock and disbelief at the President’s statement despite that the sect had killed several innocent Nigerians, particularly Christians, wondering why his administration could not descend on the sect.

Monday, August 13, 2012

M.I and Omawumi to host The Headies 2012


Singer/ song writer Omawumi Megbele and foremost rapper/producer M.I Abaga are set to host the 7th edition of The Headies.

Ayo Animashaun made the announcement saying the pair have been selected in line with the awards’ tradition of picking ‘talented and inspiring entertainers, to front an awards ceremony that parades some of the continent’s biggest entertainers’.

Jungle Justice: Soldier Killed Final Year Student

Soldiers are meant to protect innocent people, not to kill them. It s bad to hear a "Soldier"(Or  should I call him a Murderer) killing an innocent Final Year Student.
Read Full Gist Below:
A final year Public Administration student of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Emmanuel Fred, was allegedly killed by a certain captain of the Nigerian Army on the early hours of last Thursday.
Though circumstances surrounding the incident are still unclear, GISTNAIJA  gathered that the student had gone clubbing with his friend at MATE around PZ area of Zaria metropolis when he made his untimely death after a clash with the army officer.
Late Emmanue’s friend, Femi David, who witnessed the event that led to his friend’s death, narrated how attempts to broker peace between a lady and her boyfriend led to the untimely death of his friend.

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Better Than Lionel Messi –Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is a better player than Lionel Messi, with the world’s fastest man explaining that the Real Madrid ace is a more “complete” player than the Barcelona forward. (Gbammm!).

The Jamaican sprinter, who defended his 100m gold medal this summer at the Olympic Games in London, as well as adding the 200m and 4x100m relay titles to his name, believes there is only one clear winner for this year’s Ballon d’Or.

“No doubt Cristiano is better than Messi. He is a more complete player,” he told Portuguese channel RTP.

“I would give the Ballon d’Or to Cristiano. He has managed to stay on top and that’s the most difficult thing.”

Jonathan should resign – Northern CAN

                     President Goodluck Jonathan

Christians in the North have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to resign over his comment on Boko Haram.

Jonathan was quoted to have said he could not crush the Islamic sect because “they are our siblings and you cannot set the army to wipe out your family”.(ehhhh!!)

Man Brutalized By Soldiers is Buried, Tears Flow

                           The casket bearing the remains of Olupitan-Hassan.

Adewale Olupitan-Hassan, who died after being allegedly brutalised by soldiers attached to the Flag Staff House, Force Road, Lagos, has been buried.

At a prayer session held at his Opebi residence before his remains were interred at the Atan Cemetery, Lagos, on Saturday, friends, associates and family members paid tribute to the retired director of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency.

The presiding Imam, Sheikh Ibrahim Iginla, described the deceased as a generous man worthy of emulation.

Tension in Onitsha Over Mosque Demolition


Police in Anambra State have denied some Muslims residing at the Headbridge Mosque, Onitsha were attacked on Sunday by persons allegedly acting on the orders of the Anambra State Government.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Raphael Uzoigwe, told our correspondent that the mosque was among the structures earmarked for demolition, following the government’s  decision to expand the Headbridge – Upper Iweka section of the Onitsha – Enugu Expressway.

He said government had for long ordered owners of structures in the area to relocate and that the demolition was to enforce the relocation order. He said nobody was attacked.

Onari Duke Joins UBA Board of Directors

Mrs. Onari Duke
Former first lady of Cross River state, Mrs. Onari Duke has been appointed on the board of directors of UBA Plc.Her name was recently announced by the bank alongside that of Mrs Rose Ada Okwechime.

Onari is known to have a very close family relationship with the former Group Managing director of UBA bank,Tony Elumelu. Before now, the bank had lavished her with millions of Naira by sponsoring some of her major projects including the Child Survival and Development intiative. UBA also sponsored her project on small scale enterprise in Accra Ghana some years back.
GistNaija gathered that the new appointment would no doubt add glitters to Onari Duke’s profile. She is married to former governor of Cross River State,Mr. Donald Duke. They met and fell in love when they were both studying law at the University of Maiduguri in old Borno state.
For eight years when her husband was the governor, Onari, a consumate business woman,manager and lawyer was also regarded by the fashion press as the most beautiful wife of a state governor.

Sunday, August 12, 2012



The closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games is been awesome just like the game itself. It is time to say good bye to visitors and thank those who made the event a glowing success.
Many would not forget the exploits of Usain Bolts and others, just like we would not forget countries like Nigeria, Ghana and the rest who failed to win good medals at the global sporting event. The night of the closing ceremony show off the elegance and extravagance of Britain.Here are some pictures from the closing ceremony of the London Olympics.
Rio de Janerio the capital city of Brazil is expected to host the next Olympics in 2016.

10,000 Unemployed Youths Submitted Their CVs to Ondo ACN Gov Candidate

Rotimi Akeredolu  ACN Ondo Gov Candidate
Ahead of the frthcoming Ondo Governorshp election, over 10,000 unemployed youths from Ondo State have submitted their CVs to the governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Rotimi Akeredolu .

This was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Idowu Ajanaku, on Sunday.
Akeredolu had recently promised to create 30,000 jobs in his first 100 days in office, if elected in the governorship election on October 20.

Manchester City Defeats Chelsea To Win Community Shield Cup

          Man City strike first blow in feisty Chelsea win

Manchester City have defeated Chelsea,3-2, to win the Community Shield Cup. 
Torres was the first to score in the first half for Chelsea.

But Yaya Toure, Carlos Tevez and Samir Nasri scored three superb goals after the break as City took advantage of space in the Chelsea defence created by the red card shown to Branislav Ivanovic in the 42nd minute for a horrible studs-up challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov.

Remember Manchester City are the current EPL Champions while Chelsea are the current Champions League Winners.

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Attack Damaturu Again

Multilple explosions and gunshots rocked parts of the Yobe State capital, Damaturu, on Sunday as suspected Boko Haram gunmen held the city hostage.

The gunshots and explosions were concentrated around Gashua Road, causing widespread panic.
The sect has staged regular attacks on the city, killing soldiers, policemen and civilians.
The Yobe State Commissioner of Police, Mr Patrick Egbuniwe, on Sunday confirmed that thegunmen engaged security operatives in a shoot-out at the Bindigari area of Damaturu.

London Olympics 2012: US Finished Top, While Nigeria Has Not Won A SIngle Medal


The London 2012 Olympics has come and gone. The US finished top of the Medals Table both in the number of Gold and Overall Medals.

US finished First with a total of 104 Medals which consists of 46 Gold, 29 Silver and 29 Bronze Medals. 
The People's Republic of China came second with a total of 87 Medals which consist of 38 Gold, 27 Silver and 22 Bronze Medals.

Russia came Third with a total of 82 Medals consisting of 24 Gold, 25 Silver and 33 Bronze Medals.
While host country, Great Britain, came Fourth with a total of 62 Medals consisting of 28 Gold, 15 Silver and 19 Bronze Medals.

Our Nigeria  came 86th Position. WTH!
Nigeria has not won a single medal. Na wa ooo! What a disaster to us. We need to do something. 
To See Full Medals Tables, CLICK HERE

Olympics Basketball 2012: Dream Team USA Wins Gold, Defeats Spain in Final

The United States beat Spain 107-100 Sunday morning to win their second straight gold medal in Olympic basketball.
It was a very though match as you can see in the final scores. 
Spain almost denied USA the Gold medal but Thanks to great effort by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
Congrats again to the USA Basketball Team. They are simply the best.

TRIBUTE: Nigerians Remember Late Super Eagles Player, Samuel Okwaraji

                                           Sam Okwaraji

Today Nigerians paid tribute to Ex-Super Eagles Midfeilder, Samuel Okwaraji, who died on August 12, 1989 while playing in a World Cup Qualifier Match between Nigeria and Angola at the National Stadium, Lagos.

During the match, Samuel Okwaraji slumped and eventually died when attempts to revive him failed.
We Miss You Sam Okwaraji.

IRAN: Twin Earthquakes Kill Atleast 250 People, Injured 2,000 People

Twin earthquakes which occurred in the northwestern Iran has killed atleast 250 people, mostly women and children.
“The number of dead has reached 250 and the number of injured has topped 2,000,” Khalil Saie, the head of the regional natural disasters centre, was quoted as saying by the ISNA 
Iran has always being prone to such disasters due to its location. The deadliest was a 6.6-magnitude quake which struck the southeastern city of Bam in December 2003, killing 31,000 people — about a quarter of the population — and destroying the city’s ancient mud-built citadel.
So sad! God help Iran and May the  Dead Rest in Peace.

Olympic Basketballer Al Farouq Aminu Disowns Nigeria

Al Farouq Aminu
Apart from not winning a single medal in London Olympics 2012, Nigeria is now hit hard by a recent news that One of our Basketball team player, Al Farouq Aminu, has renounced his nationality.

Nigeria’s Olympic Basketball team player Al Farouq Aminu was recently approached by US celebrity news website TMZ and asked about his nationality.

Aminu clearly stated he wasn’t a Nigerian and had never stepped foot inside the country. hmmm!
He however divulged that his father is and as such, he has the right to play for Nigeria due to dual nationality.
‘I’m originally from Atlanta, Georgia but my dad is Nigerian’, the former LA Clippers player said.

J. Martins and Jim Iyke Honoured At Cameroon Entertaiment Awards

J Martins Received  the  Pan African People’s Choice award 
Nigerian musician J Martins and actor Jim Iykewere honoured at the Cameroon Entertainment Awards held at the prestigious Cramton Auditorium in Washington DC On July 28, 2012

J Martins received the ‘Pan African People’s Choice award while Jim Iyke was given Pan African Actor of the Year‘. 
Jim Iyke not present to receive his award.

J Martins is currently on tour in the US along with other Nigerian artistes including Jesse Jagz, Ice Prince, Timi Dakolo and 2face Idibia.
See more photos below:...



Ilyasah Shabazz (born July 22, 1962) is the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. She is the author of a memoirGrowing Up X, and a Motivational Speaker.

Pick up a Copy of This Week's ALLURE to learn more from the wonderful life of this hardworking, determined and beautiful lady.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Happy Birthday Hulk Hogan

                               Hulk Hogan Birthday

GistNaija just got the news that today is Hulk Hogan's Birthday. Hulk Hogan(real name is Terry Gene Bollea) was born on the August 11, 1953.

Hul Hogan is a 6 -time WWF/WWE Champion, 6-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion, and a former WWE World Tag Team Champion with Edge

His great rival is called Warrior.

Happy Birthday Hulk Hogan.

Mexico Defeats Brazil, Wins First Olympics Soccer gold

Olympics Day 15 - Men's Football Final - Brazil v Mexico, Oribe Peralta
Mexico Celebrates Winning London Olympics Soccer Gold 
 Mexico has defeated Brazil 2-1 to win their first Olympic Gold at the  London Olympics Soccer 2012

Before the match, Brazil were favourites to claim their first Olympic gold. 
But as we all know, Football no be Mathematics again.

Oribe Peralta scored a double for Mexico while Hulk scored for the Brazilians.

Eyaaa! I feel for the Brazilians because this was a chance for them to win their first Olympic gold even though they are 5 times World Cup Winners.
Take heart Neymar and Co.
Congrats Mexico.

First Miss Ambassador For Peace: 50 Contestants Ready


The ‘Miss Ambassador For Peace’  beauty pageant holding in Abuja has finally cut down its contestants to 50 and the grand finale is slated for September.
According to the project director and publisher of Alphaplus Magazine, Ambassador Kingsley Amafibe yesterday at meantime lounge, promised a worthwhile event.  He also emphasized that the event would be different from the previous ones witnessed by Nigerians as it is meant to foster peace and unity and the good image of the agency and nation.’

50 Cent Disses Kanye West, Calls Kim Kardashian “Trash”.


Rapper 50 Cent dissed music producer Kanye West in an interview in the current issue of XXL magazine. 

When asked what he thought of Kanye’s new track titled “Bad Bitch,” Fifty responded:“I mean… if that man feel like she perfect, then she’s perfect. He could mean it and you’ll end up singing the words to it because he’s Kanye. You know how it is? One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

Saying Kanye was a bad judge of character, 50 added: “[Is there a perfect chick?] I’m not sure. The smartest guys I know have lost being a bad judge of character in that area.”

Lets wait and see how Kanye or Kim will react. We are waiting.

UPDATED: Banker Crushed A LASTMA Official, New Report Says Danfo Driver Did it


On Friday, August 10 2012, Mother of 3 and Stanbic IBTC Bank Employee, Yinka Johnson was driving along the Lekki Expressway. She was stopped by a member of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) who accused her of infringing traffic rules… See Earlier Report Here

At this point, two versions of the story appear. According to LASTMA, Yinka killed one of their staff,Hammed Balogun by driving recklessly while attempting to evade LASTMA officials.
According to Yinka’s family and friends, a Danfo bus hit the victim, Mr Balogun and now Mrs Johnson is being falsely accused.

Lightning Strikes A Mosque, Kills 13 People


 At least 13 Muslim worshippers were killed and 15 hurt when lightning struck a mosque in a remote village in northeast Bangladesh as they held special Ramadan prayers, police said on Saturday.

imam was among those instantly killed when a lightning bolt hit the tin-and-thatch building at Saraswatipur village, about 200 kilometres (125 miles) from the capital Dhaka, late on Friday.

The lightning appeared to "electrify" the mosque after hitting a rooftop microphone being run on power from a car battery, local council member Abul Kalam told AFP by telephone.
About 35 people from the village in the lake district of Sunamganj were holding prayers known as taraweeh — offered during the holy fasting month of Ramadan — at the time, police chief Bayes Alam said.

REVEALED: Meet Barack Obama's Brother Who Lives in Ghetto in Kenya

George Hussein Obama, the half-brother of the most famous man in the world, pictured in the Nairobi slum he calls home

As a tall, strangely familiar figure leaves his one-room shack in a notorious African slum this week, a few people jokingly call out to him: ‘Mister President! Mister President!’ 

Heading for breakfast through his junk-strewn yard, stepping over streams of sewage, the appearance of this slim, angular man prompts giggles and pointing from children in rags playing in the muck.

The man’s name is George Hussein Obama and his half-brother is Barack Hussein Obama, Kenya’s most famous son, the first black President of the U.S. and the most powerful man in the world.



A topless photo of Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg hit the internet hours ago raising major concerns over a major Facebook privacy issue.

The photo shows the billionaire with a couple of male friends without a shirt on. It is still unclear when or where the pic was taken.

Reports say the image surfaced on the image-sharing site imgur along with a photo caption suggesting how it was leaked.

The caption says that the photo was ‘accidentally posted’ by Facebook Director of Engineering Andrew Bosworth. Bosworth also appears shirtless in the photo.

It was however deleted seconds later, but not before it was saved and reposted on other social networks.
No statement has been made from Zuckerberg’s team yet

Monalisa Chinda Visits Former School, Uniport

Monalisa Chinda
Stylish actress, Monalisa Chinda has commenced a movement to restore the dignity of her Alma Mata as she calls on the past and present students of the famous Theatre Arts Department of the University of Port-Harcourt to endeavour to identify themselves with her new project.

Uniport is reputed to have produced notable actors like Ejike Asiegbu, Bob-manuel Udokwu, Rita Dominic, Hilda Dokubo, Juliet Ibe, Yibo Koko, Sam Dede, Charles Okafor, Lancelot Imasuen, Clem Ohaneze, Francis Duru and Victor Osuagwu among others.

Chinda who graduated from the university more than a decade ago,

Police Arrest Two Brothers for Robbing 70-yr-old Lebanese

POLICE have arrested four persons, including a driver who conspired with his blood brother to rob the 70-year-old father of his Lebanese employer, Ahamed Zein, owner of AJ Eatery, Warri, Delta State.

Three of the suspects who lodged in a hotel in Warri came from Lagos for the robbery operation.

The gang first struck at the house of Zein, but unknown to them, the Lebanese was yet to return from his trip.

In anger, they stormed the residence of his father, Afif Zein, who also runs a supermarket in the oil city and carted away an undisclosed sum of money.

Accident : Female Banker Crushes LASTMA Official

LASTMA officers on the road

A female banker, Yinka Johnson, on Friday crushed an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Mr. Hameed Balogun, while driving against the traffic in the Ajah area of the state.

This came three weeks after another official of the agency, Mustapher Adeleke, was crushed by a bus driver, who was driving against traffic.

The incident was recorded a week after the Governor Babatunde Fashola signed the new traffic law.
According to LASTMA authorities, Johnson, who is an employee of Stanbic IBTC, ran over the traffic official when he accosted her for contravening the law.

Eminem Thanks Fans For Helping Him During Dark Times

Eminem, who battled an addiction to prescription drugs, thanked his fans at a New York concert for helping him get through dark times.

The 39-year-old told hundreds Thursday night that he "wouldn't have gotten out of that dark place without y'all" before he performed the Grammy-winning song "Not Afraid."  
He said the performance was "dedicated to anybody tonight who's been through personal struggles."

Eminem's addiction and climb to sobriety is detailed in his 2010 album "Recovery." It was that year's best-selling album.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Happy Birthday – Jesse Jagz turns 28

Jesse Jagz turns 28 today. Jesse Jagz is a rapper.
Jesse Jagz who hails from Jos, Plateau State is the younger brother of popular rapper M.I. Jesse and his elder brother started their careers from the church choir and later teamed up to form a music production company called Rytchus Era Productions.

Jesse and M.I are currently signed to Chocolate City.

Beyonce and Jay Z Named World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couple

Popular musicians Beyonce and Jay Z have been named the world’s highest paid couple according to Forbes Magazine.

The couple earned the sum $78 million together in the last one year. While Beyonce made $40m from May 2011 to May 2012, Jay Z made $38million, according to data from the latest Celebrity 100 list.

The couple were the runners-up last year on the list of The World’s Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples and they have now climbed to top for this year’s ranking.

Beyonce Knowles, took a break from her hectic touring schedule in 2011 to give birth to daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, while her album went platinum in the U.S.

Jay-Z isn’t far behind his wife. The hip-hop mogul made millions from Watch the Throne, his musical collaboration with Kanye West, and even more from the tour that followed.

Toooo Much Money!!

Ghanaian President is Finally Buried

The body of the late Ghanaian President, Professor John Atta Mills has been interred at the “Asomdwee Park” .
The late President, was laid to rest after a day-long funeral which held at the Independence Square in Accra.

Prof Mills was buried, Friday, in a Bird Sanctuary next to the seat of government, the 17th-century Fort Christiansborg, also known as Osu Castle, which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean.

His funeral was attended by 16 Heads of State, five Vice Presidents, and other international dignitaries including the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Goodluck Jonathan.
Rest in Peace!

Faze Leaves Music For Nollywood Film Acting


GistNaija just got an information which says, Faze is now venturing into film acting in Nollywood and leaving his music career. 
Well Read full gist below:

After being missing in the Nigerian music scene for a while, Chibuzor Orji popularly known as Faze, of the defunct group Plantashun Boiz, has spoken up about what he has been up to.

Kennis Signs 2 Foreign Acts

Kenny Ogungbe
Popular music label, Kennis Music has added two new acts to the number of artistes on the label. According to Kenny Ogungbe, the C.E.O of Kennis Music, the new additions who are foreign acts, namely;  B Howard and Hussain Abdullah Karim (H.A.K) are here to stay. Here’s what the label boss told

“We have an American artiste that we’ve just signed, he is a multi-platinum producer, he’s a producer, a singer, a dancer, writer, a director, his name is Bee Howard and he’s got a song on air right now.

MTN Project Fame 5: 15 Contestants Enter The Academy

MTN Project Fame 5: 15 contestants enter The Academy
After auditions in 10 major cities in West Africa, the 18 finalists sang their hearts out lastweekend to convince the judges to give them a ticket into the highly coveted 15 spaces in the Project Fame academy.

Ade Bantu was introduced as a new member of the panel of judges.

Monica, winner of Project Fame season 4 opened the show with her singles Tomorrow and Below.

Present at the newly built Ultima Studios, Lekki were Larry Annette, C.M.O MTN Nigeria, General Manager, Consumer Marketing MTN Nigeria, Kola Oyeyemi and other senior Executives of MTN Nigeria.

Banker Shot Dead in Maiduguri

Maiduguri, capital of Nigeria’s Borno state continues to cement its status as the killing capital of Nigeria, with the gruesome murder of a 35 year old banker.
Last night, yet-to-be identified gunmen shot dead the 35-year-old banker, Malam Yakubu Abdullahi, as he was breaking his Ramadan fast at Gwange, the Layin Hajiya Maituwon Yasin area of Maiduguri.
Relatives of the deceased told newsmen today in Maiduguri that Abdullahi was killed at about 6.30 p.m. while he was eating in company of two of his friends.

Customer Pours Acid On Prostitute

The Enugu State Police Command on Friday said its officers had commenced an investigation in a bid to know those who bathed a female sex worker with acid in Enugu.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday that the victim, who was bathed with acid on August 7, was recuperating at the Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu.

Peter Okoye and Lola Omotayo Expecting Baby Number 2

Peter and Lola
Peter Okoye and Lola
I just got the news that Peter Okoye of PSquare is expecting his baby number 2 from his longtime girlfriend.

Peter  shared this news via microblogging website Twitter today Friday, August 10, 2012.

‘So Happy!!! We are expecting another child!. Thank God for the gift of life’, @PeterPsquare tweeted. 
Fans were however confused as to who he was really talking about. has confirmed that the pop star was referring to his long-time girlfriend Lola Omotayo. 
Omotayo delivered Okoye’s first child Cameron Okoye on September 23, 2009.


Vogue Magazine With Lady Gaga on Cover Page

 Lady Gaga today leaked her inside photo of the latest Vogue magazine before its release!

The September 2012 issue which shows the singer, 26, butt-naked apart from a gigantic pink hat – was supposed to be kept away from the public until the issue hits the newsstands next Tuesday.

But the Poker Face popstar posted the snap today along with the magazine’s cover on her social networking site
The images are said to have been retweeted more than 6,000 times together.
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