Wednesday, August 22, 2012

LL Cool J. Beats Up An Intruder In His L.A. Home


On this Wednesday, Popular US rapper, LL Cool J, caught and beats up an intruder who broke into his house in Los Angeles, while he was sleeping.

While Cool J.(real name is James Todd Smith)  was sleeping, he heard heard suspicious noises downstairs around 2 a.m. Upon going down to investigate, the 44-year-old rapper-actor discovered his home had been broken into by an intruder. 

LL Cool J then apprehend the intruder and restrain him until authorities arrived on the scene. Police, who have yet to release the intruder's name, reported that while the suspect suffered a few bruises, no one was hurt and nothing was stolen from the home. 

But thank God nothing bad rally happened as both LL Cool J and his family were not hurt.

"LL Cool J and his family are safe and thank everyone for their thoughts and concern. As a father, husband and citizen, he is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities on this private matter," his rep said.

MFM Fires 50 Pastors For Stealing Church Money

GistNaija just got the news that the popular church ministry called, Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) church has just sack 50 Pastors for stealing church money.
As the story goes, one Dr. Jeremiah Ajibola, who is the Assistant Regional Overseer (ARO) of the CAASO Regional Headquarters was said to have been queried from the headquarters over the decline in revenue coming from the CAASO region to the headquarters. 
Following this, an accountant was sent from the headquarters to CAASO region to assist in the shoring up of their revenue and maintaining adequate financial propriety.
The figures GistNaija got  from our sources are as follows:
APRIL – An increment of N100,000
MAY – Over N800,000
JULY – Above N650,000

REVEALED: How FG Pays Millions of Dollars To Asari Dokubo, Tompolo and Ateke Tom


America’s Wall Street Journal today revealed the mind-boggling million dollar sums that the Nigerian government has been paying Niger Delta warlords(Asari Dokubo, Tompolo and Ateke Tom) to keep them off the oil pipelines in the past 12 months.
Mr. Dokubo Asari, the former warlord that first shot to national limelight collects $9million every year to keep his estimated 4000 soldiers at bay. ‘General’ Ateke Toms and ‘General‘ Ebikabowei Boyloaf Victor Ben collect $3.5million apiece while General Government Tompolo Ekpumopolo is the most priced of all: he gets $22.5 million yearly.

ABUJA PROTEST: Ex-Militants Protest Over Non-Payment Of Amnesty Allowance

In the early morning of today, Ex – militants  staged a protest in Abuja over the non-payment of their amnesty allowance for the past two years.

These militants were protesting just opposite the National secretariat. Police have blocked and denied them access into the secretariat premises. These Ex-Militants comprise mainly young men dressed mostly in shirts and Jeans and holding cardboard sheets were singing and shouting a song.The protest was a peaceful one.

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Tupac Foundation in Atlanta has honoured our own Naija's Julius Agwu, who is a Comedian and a Musician.

Agwu was presented with an autobiography of Tupac Shakur titled ‘Tupac Shakur Legacy’ autographed by Tupac’s mum, Afeni Shakur.

The book, "Tupac Shakur Legacy" features removable reproductions of handwritten, lyrics, notebook pages and other personal memorabilia plus Tupac Shakur Speaks, a 60minutes CD featuring rare interviews with Tupac. It was written by Jamal Joseph.

‘I feel very excited and elated for this recognition. And most importantly, it is an inspiration for most of us who are in the business of entertainment because even for the fact the guy’s life was cut short at a very early stage, we know he has left a very indelible mark on the sand of time’,Julius said.

Julius Agwu will be hosting his annual ‘Crack Ya Ribs Comedy’ show in London on August 26, 2012. The event will feature performances from D’Prince, Seyi Law, Dj Abass, FunnyBone, Senator, MC Shakara and Funny Face from Ghana.

Congrats Julius Agwu!

Tonto Dikeh,Rukky Sanda Give One million Naira To Treat Funmi Lawal


Two Nigerian actresses, Tonto Dikeh and Rukky Sanda announced a donation amounting to One million Naira today to help Funmi Lawal,the law graduate who has cancer get proper medical attention.
Tonto Dike made her donation through her Tonto Dike foundation. Rukky Sanda also gave her financial support. Keen observers of Nigerian entertainment industry disclosed that it is a wise development for artistes to also give back to the society. Mentioning names of donors is not a show off but a way of encouraging others to make positive impact by donating to charity.
Just this morning,Don Jazzy’s two million naira donation to the same cause got steady buzz on twitter and Facebook. Don Jazzy is the CEO of Marvin Records.

Cynthia Osokogu:Police Arrest Killers

Late Cynthia

The Lagos state police command today paraded the killers of Cynthia Osokogu, a post graduate student and boutique owner based in Nassarawa State.

Cynthia was daughter of retired Major General Frank Osokogu. She met the undergraduates who later murdered her through social networking site Facebook.They later got talking on BlackBerry messenger.
The principal suspects,Ezekiel Nnechuwu Olisa Eloka,25 and Echezona Nwabufor, 33, confessed that they lured her to Lagos from her base in Nasarrawa State under the pretext that they are also into clothing business. After receiving her at the Murtala Muhammed airport in Lagos, they took an hotel in Festac Town.
Suspected Killers

African Oscar Awards: Van Vicker and Angela Okorie To Host


Popular actor Van Vicker and stunning actress Angela Okorie are going to host the 2012 edition of the Nollywood and African Film Critics award in Durham North Carolina, USA.
According to a reliable source,  this year’s edition would nhold on September 16
The annual formal ceremony started September 16, 2011 in the beautiful Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA.

Miss Nigeria-Ghana To Hold in Accra


All stage is set for the maiden edition of Miss Nigeria-Ghana beauty pageant. Delight Communications, organisers of the contest, said in a statement that October 26 has been picked as the date for the event.

About 100 beautiful Nigerians domiciled in Ghana will compete for honours at the La Palm Royal Beach in Accra.

The ultimate winner will go home with a brand new saloon car, one year sponsored breast cancer awareness campaign and a Rolex watch worth $6,000.