Wednesday, September 5, 2012

2Face Idibia, Ice Prince, DJ Jimmy Jatt and Others To Feature In Close Up Concert

Come and attend the Close Up Concert and see many of naija's finest muscians like 2face, Omawunmi, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Ice Prince and a host of others perform live.

Michael Owen Joins Stoke City For FREE


Former England striker Michael Owen has joined Stoke City on a free transfer, subject to Premier League Board approval, the club announced Tuesday.
Owen, who made his name at Liverpool before joining Real Madrid, has signed a one-year deal following his release from Stoke’s Premier League rivals Manchester United at the end of last season.
He has enjoyed an impressive career, scoring 221 goals in 473 appearances.
But the 32-year-old’s career has been blighted by a series of injury problems and he has started just one Premier League match in the last two seasons.

Oil Discovered in Anambra: Ngige, Soludo, Peter Obi, others Rejoice


In respect of the recent discovery and declaration of Anambra state as the 10th member of the oil producing states vide the commissioning of oil production facilities of the Orient Petroleum Resources at Aguleri by President Goodluck Jonathan, two former governors of Anambra State, Senator Chris Ngige, Mrs. Virgy Etiaba and a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo, have described it as a blessing to the state.
Senator Ngige in an interview said: “This is a milestone in the annals of our dear Anambra State because at last our state has officially been confirmed as an oil producing state.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Money Is Not My Problem, Still Committed To Real Madrid


There has been varying reactions to Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation at the Santiago Bernabeu, ever since he came to state that he was unhappy at the club.
Although, most feelers think it is because of the UEFA award he lost to Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta, others say the Portuguese is sulking for a new deal. However, the 27-year-old, has come to state that it is not the case.
The forward took to both Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday night to clarify his comments.
“That I am feeling sad and have expressed this sadness has created a huge stir,” he wrote. “I am accused of wanting more money, but one day it will be shown that this is not the case.
“At this point, I just want to guarantee to the Real Madrid fans that my motivation, dedication, commitment and desire to win all competitions will not be affected.
“I have too much respect for myself and for Real Madrid to ever give less to the club than all I am capable of.
“Abrazos (hugs) to all madridistas.”

Police Arrest Masquerade and 4 Others For Armed Robbery


Generally, Masqueraders are believed to be celestial beings that come into the world occasionally and expected to pray and entertain people who see them as ancestral spirits. But the reverse is that case for that of Sunday Osalusi, a masquerade bearer in Ekiti State.
His masquerade and four other men allegedly engaged policemen in gun duel during a robbery operation in Ado-Ekiti last Saturday.
The Police Public Relations Officer )PPRO) for the Ekiti State Command, ASP Victor Babayemi, while briefing journalists, said the bearer of the masquerade has been arrested and paraded with other members of his gang.

Delta State: Gov't Bans Okada Business With September Ending Ultimatum


It is definitely not a good time for motorcycle transport business operators popularly known as Okada riders in the country. Less than two days after the Lagos State operators of the business dragged the government to court over unfavourable traffic laws, their Delta State counterparts have been given September ending ultimatum to stop the running of Okada business in the state.
This was made known by the Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, who, on Tuesday, announced the ban of commercial motorcycles otherwise known as Okada in Asaba, the state capital and other major cities, with effect from this month.

24-Year-Old Nigerian Builds Helicopter from Junk

A 24-Year-Old Nigerian Undergraduate and also a Physics student, Mubarak Muhammed Abdullahi, spent eight months building the yellow model seen in the picture.

The enterprising young man was said to have used the money he made from repairing cell 

phones and computers to build this working helicopter. He also sourced some of the parts to build the helicopter from a crashed 747 plane.

Nicki Minaj: I’m A Virgin

Popular rap icon, Nicki Minaj has claimed that she is a virgin(hmmmm). 

She says ” I never gave up my box, I put that on my life”
“Yes, and I encourage all my young Barbies to do the same. I just don’t have time.”
Urban daily.
Do You Really Believe Her?

OccupyCBN: Protesters Storm CBN in Abuja To Kick Against N5,000 Note Introduction

                        OccupyCBN-Protesters Storm CBN Headquarters In Abuja To Stop Issuance Of N5000 Notes

Former house of representatives member, Dino Melaye, led protesters in Abuja today to express disapproval of the planned introduction N5000 by the governor of the Central bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi. The protesters mobilized online under the banner of #OccupyCBN.
Protesters braved early morning showers to make a strong presence at the Central Bank of Nigeria headquarters in Abuja.
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Peter Okoye of P-Square Surprises His Girlfriend, Lola Omotayo With A Big Party [Photos]


Peter Okoye of P-Square fame organized a surprise birthday bash for his heartthrob, Lola Omotayo on Sunday, 2 September, 2012 at West Fosters, located at 70, Queens Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The bash was attended by family members of both Lola and Peter, including few friends who gathered at the swimming pool side of the classy rendezvous to dine and wine.
In attendance was Lola’s father, Mr. Omotayo, her cousins, close friends and few staff, while those who came from Peter include his two sisters; Lilian and Mary, cousins and friends.
The Managing Director of DANA Air, Jacky Hathiramani also attended the get-together with his wife.
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Gunmen kills University of Ado Ekiti lecturer in Maiduguri

A lecturer at the University of Ado Ekiti, Abubakar Salihu has been killed by gunmen suspected to be members of the islamist sect, Boko Haram in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
Borno state Commissioner of Police, Abdullahi Yuguda who confirmed the latest killing to journalists said the UNAD lecturer was killed with his friend,Mohammed Salisu the secretary of Bama local government area in the state.