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Thursday, August 16, 2012

ABUJA DEMOLITION: MPAPE Demolition Begins Despite Court Order

Abuja: Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in Nigeria today  commenced demolition of Mpape community near Abuja. The FCT has marked 19 villages for demolition in the month of July alone. The demolition being carried out by  Federal Capital Development Control Unit will render thousands homeless.

The demolition squad ignored an advisory letter issued by the Solicitor General asking the FCT to stay action pending the resolution opt matters in court.

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30-Year-Old Man Arrested For Beating His Father


A 30-year-old man, Samson Uagbale was yesterday arraigned at Apapa Magistrate’s Court in Lagos State by the police for beating his father, Mr. Lawrence Uagbale.
Solomon Uagbale, was also accused of stealing his father N50,000.
The young Uagbale, who lives at House 15, B Close, 511 Road, Festac Town, was charged with three-count of intent to commit felony, stealing and assault.
Prosecuting Sergeant Uche Kalu said the accused entered his father’s room around 10am and stole N50, 000, when he was confronted by his father, he pounced on him and beat him up.
Kalu said the offence contravened Sections 306, 285 and 171 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos, 2011.
Though, the accused pleaded not guilty and was granted N50, 000 bail, with two sureties in the like sum.
The Presiding Magistrate Mrs. A.K. Shonubi, adjourned the matter till September 18.

“You Stole Our Song!” Ghanaian Artistes Accuse Flavour Nabania- Threaten Legal Action

Ghanaian music duo Wutah may sue Nigerian music artiste popularly known as Flavour N’abania real name Chinedu Okoli for allegedly stealing their intellectual property.
According to Ghana’s myjoyfm news, managers of the Ghanaian artistes are not pleased with Flavours recently released ‘Kwarikwa’ song which they claim bears stark resemblance with their smash hit ‘Kotosa’.
They also accused Flavour of ‘stealing’ the chorus, rhythm, rhyme and the opening saxophone beat used in their song with total disregard for their right as the only legitimate owners of the song. The group Wutah is made up of Wutah Kobby and Wutah PV.
Their hit song Kotosa dominated the Ghanaian airwaves in 2008 before the two parted ways in 2010, while Kwarikwa was released mid 2011 – though it’s video featuring Fally Ipupa was just released a couple of weeks back.

Wicked Woman: Woman Burns 9-Year Old Househelp With Electric Iron (Photo)


9-year old Chinenye Emeka got her buttocks burnt with hot electric pressing iron by her guardian, Mrs. Ifechukwu Akabekwa, because she used the money given to her by a philanthropist to pay her school fees without the permission of her guardian. 

Mrs Akabekwa, of Abazuonu Street in Iyi-Owa Odekpe, Anambra state, maltreated and subjected Chinenye to different ordeals on a daily basis, including forcing her to hawk along the major road of Atani during school hours. And when a stranger tried to help little Chinenye, the mother of three got so mad, she scarred the little girl for life.

Mrs Akabekwa has been arrested by police.
She is supposed to be her GUARDIAN and not her TORMENTOR!

Congratulations To Oprah As Her Favorite Phrase, ‘Aha Moment’, Has Been Added To Dictionary!


 Oprah's catch phrase ‘aha moment’ has now been added to the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary!
Oprah has added yet another accomplishment to ever growing list of accomplishments!
The phrase made famous by Oprah Winifred is defined as, ”a moment of sudden realization, Inspiration , insight, recognition, or comprehension.”
This means you are free to use it when speaking and writing English and it will be accepted.

Chris Brown & Drake Sued For $16 Million Over Nightclub Fight


Chris Brown and Drake are being sued by Entertainment Enterprises Ltd for $16 million over the bloody bar brawl which rocked New York NightclubWiP nightclub back in June.
According to TMZ, the lawsuit claims that both stars “shared a grudge against the other arising out of their romantic relationship with the same woman” [aka Rihanna] and therefore, ”began to fight violently with each other.”


I like this new hairstyle. He drew star on his hair. Maybe because he is a STAR! Kudos to the barber.

Kano Emir Cancels 700-year-old Sallah Durbah

The Kano Emirate Council on Wednesday declared that that it would not observe the annual Durbah ceremony during this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, coming up this weekend. 

This would be the first time the Sallah Durbah would be cancelled in its over 700 years history.
The Emirate council said the Durban was cancelled  due to the  health condition of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, who is the custodian of the tradition of the people of the state.
However, a source close to the Emirate disclosed that the suspension of the Durban activities was mainly because of the prevailing security situation in the state.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Rick Ross Cover September 2012 issue of Rolling Stone


This is Rick Ross on the Cover of Rolling Stone Magazine 2012 issue.
Mennn!! see tatoo for everywhere!

Fabrice Muamba Retires from Football


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.

Federal Government Wants To Dialogue With Boko Haram


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.

ESUT Vice Chancellor Kidnapped - His Police Escort shot


Armed gunmen today kidnapped Prof Cyprian Onyeji the vice chancellor of the Enugu State University (ESUT). 
The kidnappers numbering about 10 also shot the police escort a reliable source gathered.
Reliable sources disclosed that the incident happened this morning when the Vice Chancellor was on his way to his office at ESUT campus. No information on whether the police escort engaged in gun duel with the abductors before he was shot and taken away with the abducted VC,
No demand for ransome yet.Police sources disclosed that investigation into the matter have already started.

Robin Van Persie Joining Man UTD

              Man Utd agree fee with Arsenal for Van Persie

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.

Nigerian Couple Who Beat Their Kids Jailed 14 yrs in London

                             Victoria Climbie, 8, died in a London hospital in 2000, having suffered months of horrific cruelty at the hands of her great-aunt

What most Nigerians culturally do by using corporal punishment to correct their children when they do wrong and go scot free has become the albatross for two Nigerian couples resident in the United Kingdom.
For beating their six children with brooms, hoovers and wires and even giving their baby a morphine overdose after childbirth, the Nigerian couple have been jailed for seven years each in London, with the UK press calling them all sorts of names.
 But the Nigerian married couple denied the allegations, claiming the children were victims of a racist witch-hunt. They were, however, found guilty of cruelty to a person under 16.
 The parents convicted of a decade long campaign of abuse against their six children were jailed for seven years each yesterday.

Messi, Ronaldo and Iniesta nominated for Uefa European Award


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 Undergoing Rehabilitation For Alcohol Addiction


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!

Jonathan Must Sack Dr. Doyin Okupe – ACN Insists

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.

Robbery Suspect Kills Friend’s Father With Stone

                         Yekini ... on Tuesday

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. Wants to Divorce From His WIfe

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. 

Evander Holyfield "Arrested" By Fans

                                  Evander Holyfield
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

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.

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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.

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.
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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.

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.
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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 memoirGrowing Up X, and a Motivational Speaker.

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