Monday, October 15, 2012

Nollywood Actress Ufuoma Ejenobor and Hubby Welcome their First Child


The 31-year-old and Nollywood Actress, Ufuoma Ejenobor and  her hubby Steven McDermott  welcomes their first child at a private hospital in Lagos.
The  actress Ufuoma, gave birth to a baby boy last week Wednesday . The 31 year old actress and hubby,Steven McDermott got married on April 23, 2010.  

UNIPORT HOD Removed For Participating In Protest Against Murder Of Aluu-4

Dr. Andrew Efemini
 Human rights groups and the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) have called on the authorities of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Rivers State, to reinstate a former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIPORT chapter, Dr. Andrew Efemini, as the Head of Department of Philosophy.

Efemini was removed as the HOD, shortly after participating in Tuesday’s protest at Choba Junction on the East-West Road, against the murder of four UNIPORT students at Omuokiri-Aluu in Ikwerre Local  Government Area on October 5. 

The four male victims were Biringa Chiadika Lordson, Year Two, Theatre Arts, U2010/1805036; Ugonna Kelechi Obuzor, Year Two, Geology, U2010/5565149 and Mike Lloyd Toku, Year Two, Civil Engineering, U2010/3010094 and Tekena Erikena, a certificate student in the Faculty of Education, who had not completed his registration before the gruesome murder.

Uniport 4 Killing – Lloyd’s Father Accuses Aluu of Cover-Up

Mr and Mrs Toku
 Father of one of the students murdered by a mob at Aluu, River State, Mr. Mike Toku, has described as a deliberate cover-up the continued denial by members of the community that they had no hand in the killing of his son, Lloyd.

Mr Toku insisted that his son and three other students of the University of Port Harcourt were tortured and killed by members of Omuokiri Aluu community in Ikwerre Local Government Area.
Speaking with our correspondent on Sunday, Toku said it was unfortunate that the community that murdered his son could deny being involved in the act.

Bomb Explodes in Minna Motor Park

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has exploded in Minna. The bomb exploded around the Gen Abdullsalami Motor park.

It was gathered that a car parked idly near the motor park had raised suspicion, prompting a passer-by to draw the attention of the police. 

The IED in the car exploded as soon as the police took over the area, before it could be diffused.

No casualties have been reported. Details soon...

Meet The Nigerian Bankers That Top The Police Most Wanted List

Bankers top police ‘most wanted’ list

Fresh graduates did everything to secure employment as bankers. It was a metter of pride being addressed as a banker. But all that seems to be becoming history. According to the police, bankers are now on top of the list of wanted persons for fraud and other criminal acts.

The police say the once revered sector has been infested by “hardened criminals” whose stock in trade is to employ scientific methods of defrauding their employers and fleecing billions of naira from customers’ accounts.

The sharp practices, the police say, has been heightened by the recent cut in salaries and rationalisation, the after-effect of the restructuring in the industry.

Birdman Acquires $14.5m Mansion With 17 Bathrooms

Birdman recently spent $14.5m to acquire a Miami mansion.

The rapper, who co-founded Cash Money Records bought the 19,000-sqaure-foot pad last month which is located on the ultra exclusive Palm Island.

The mansion’s got 9 bedrooms, 17 bath palaces, 25-foot-ceilings, a below ground pool, an outdoor pool with cabana, a theater, gym, spa area, in-house massage room, 100 feet of waterfront and a private dock.
Welcome to the good life!
The mansion has a little history; it belonged to music producer Scott Storch until it was taken away from him in foreclosure 2 years ago. It was snatched up by the inventor of Rockstar energy drinks for $6.75m, but who wouldn’t sell when some rich guy is willing to pay more than double what you got it for?

Femi Kuti Announced As Nigerian Idol Judge

Three-time Grammy Award nominee and Afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti has been announced as a judge for the third season of popular reality talent show, Nigerian Idol.
Producers unveiled Kuti today, October 14, 2012 explaining Kuti’s inclusion would bring ‘a whole new package and cycle this season’.