Wednesday, August 15, 2012
This is Rick Ross on the Cover of Rolling Stone Magazine 2012 issue.
Mennn!! see tatoo for everywhere!
Fabrice Muamba(24 years old) has now retired from football following some advice from his doctors.
Remember, Fabrice had a cardiac arrest when his Bolton Wanderers Club played Tottenham and his heart stopped beating for 78 minutes. But he miraculously recovered from it.
I think he made a good decision.
The Federal Government has reacted to a report credited to a purported spokesman of Boko Haram that government is engaged in direct talks with the group on how to end the violence in the northern part of the country.
Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku told State House Correspondents that the government is following the announcement monitored in some foreign media by the supposed members of the group.
Robin Van Persie is now set to leave Arsenal and Join Man UTD for a fee of £24 million.
A statement on Arsenal's official website read: "Arsenal Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for the transfer of Robin van Persie to Manchester United.
"Van Persie will travel to Manchester on Thursday in order to agree personal terms and complete a medical ahead of the proposed move."
Good news to all Red Devil's fans and bad news to all Gunners Fans.
Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been named as the three players on the shortlist for the 2011/12 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.
The trio emerged as the leading candidates from an initial 32-player list for the award after a round of voting from 53 journalists representing each UEFA member association.
Bobby Brown has checked into rehabilitation and is currently undergoing psychological evaluation for alcohol addiction, TMZ reports.
Sources say the US singer and former New Edition band member willingly walked into the treatment facility all by himself because ‘he realized he couldn’t do it on his own’.
The 43-year-old, is being treated for alcohol abuse issues. Brown has suffered from this abuse for many years.
In March 2012, he was arrested for drinking under the influence of alcohol.
‘He decided that he needed help and wants to make the best out of the rest of his life for his children’s sake’, a source told TMZ.
The singer who lost his first wife Whitney Houston in February 2012 remarried his long-time fiancée Alicia Etheridge in June 2012.
Wish you come out of this Bobby!
The Action Congress of Nigeria on Wednesday morning restated its call on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack his Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, for alleged criminal conversion of state funds.
The party had made the call on Monday, asking Jonathan to take cognisance of the fact that Okupe was allegedly being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for failing to execute a contract for the Benue State Government.
Nigerian pop singer Wizkid has recorded a duet with Canadian rapper and record producer Kardinal Offishall.
The rapper let the cat out of the bag via Twitter ‘Yup. In studio wit @wizkidayo over at deez Konvict studios…ooowweeeee…sounding like Magic doa..shout out to T-Mah’.
Kardinal Offishall is signed to Akon’s Konvict Music with distribution under KON Live. Wizkid is also signed on Konvict Music (as well as EME).
Offishall is set to release his fifth album, Mr. International in 2012.
An armed robbery suspect, Jimoh Yekini, on Tuesday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said he “mistakenly” stoned his friend’s father to death.
Yekini, 36, also known as Ejo (snake), told journalists while being paraded with other armed robbery suspects at the state police command that his usual weapon of attack was a stone.
The victim, Kamoru Lamidi, was said to have died after a stone Yekini threw at his son, Sumaila, hit him.
Lamidi told our correspondent, “They call me Ejo (snake) because I am a stubborn being. I was only fighting with Sumaila and stoned him. The stone mistakenly hit his father on the head.
|Kenny G, Lyndie and sons Max and Noah|
Jazz saxophonist Kenny G has filed for divorce from his wife Lyndie Benson-Gorelick seven months after she filed for a legal separation in January.
Last week in L.A, Kenny G filed the papers through his lawyer Laura Wasser citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ as a reason for their split.
TMZ reports there is a prenuptial agreement between the couple. Kenny G might just be walking out of the case free of expensive future obligations as he is worth a cool $50m.
The couple have been married for 20 years and have two children – Max and Noah.
I just pity the children whose effect of such divorce will hit most.
Hey! do not be alarmed. What I meant is that Evander Holyfield was held by his fans who wanted to take pictures with him.
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Heavyweight boxing legend, Evander Holyfield, was under a lovely arrest in London on Saturday when his fans from different parts of the world unendingly requested that he took photographs with them.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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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.
|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:
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.
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
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’.
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.
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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.
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.”
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!!)
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.
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.
|Mrs. Onari Duke|
Sunday, August 12, 2012
|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 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.
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
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.
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.
|Al Farouq Aminu|
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 Received the ‘Pan African People’s Choice‘ award|
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.
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Ilyasah Shabazz (born July 22, 1962) is the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. She is the author of a memoir, Growing 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
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 Celebrates Winning London Olympics Soccer Gold|
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.
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.’
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.
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.
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.
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
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,