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Monday, October 22, 2012

Armstrong Stripped of His Seven Tour de France Titles, Banned For Life


Disgraced Lance Armstrong’s fate was sealed on Monday, as cycling’s under-fire world governing body decided to back a life ban for doping and strip him of his record seven Tour de France titles.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) said it supported a decision by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to erase the Texan’s career and his place in the sport’s history.

“We will not appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and we will recognise the sanction that USADA has imposed,” UCI president Pat McQuaid told a news conference in Geneva.

SSS Summons Senator Zanna Over Boko Haram Commander


The State Security Service has summoned a serving Senator, Ahmed Zanna, over his alleged involvement with the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

The summons is in connection with the arrest last week of a suspected member of the group, Shuaibu Bama, in a house believed to be the senator’s.
The Joint Task Force had arrested Bama in the building along Damboa Road in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, last Friday after soldiers stormed the House.

Dana Airline Win Best Domestic Carrier Award for 2011

In what families of the June 3 Dana Airline plane crash victims may find offensive, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the weekend named the airline as the best domestic carrier for 2011.
According to FAAN’s Regional General Manager, Mr. Chris Bature, while the airline was chosen for its good customer relations and prompt payment of dues, Lufthansa Airlines was also selected as the best international carrier for the same period.

Bomb Planted In Gombe State University

The police yesterday successfully detonated a bomb and many improvised explosive devices planted at Gombe State University (GSU).

A witness who spoke to newsmen said the bomb was concealed in a polythene bag and was planted between a faculty block and the administrative building of the university. The explosive devices were found hidden in various locations.

Gunmen Bomb JTF Patrol Van In Potiskum

Gunmen last night bombed a patrol van of the Joint Task Force (JTF) at Yindiski Ward, along Gashua road in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State.

Daily Trust gathered that two vehicles were coming out from Potiskum Prison area of Yindiski when the last vehicle was targeted and bombed

Sunday, October 21, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Tai Solarin’s Widow Dies at 88

Sheila Mary Solarin

 Sheila, wife of renown education icon in Nigeria, late  Tai Solarin  has passed on at the age of 88 years.

Sheila, a British woman who was the  Proprietress of Mayflower college, Ikenne in Ogun State  died, yesterday at 4 :30 pm  at Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State few months  after she was rushed to the hospital.

26-year-old Man Arrested For Stealing Church Offering in Lagos


When Onyeka Eze stormed God’s Pentecostal Mission aka GPM located in the highly density Iba, a suburb of Lagos penultimate Sunday just like every other worshipers, little did they know that he had an ulterior motive.
Propelled by villainous intent, after the service that night, the congregation dispatched only for Eze, 26, to return at the wee hour of the following morning and attempted to do away with the church’s property.
Nemesis caught up with the lad who hails from eastern part of the country when the noise of his action attracted the senior pastor’s attention. He came out of his office and saw Eze with some undisclosed amount and gas cylinders belonging to the church.

Governor Rochas Okorocha Punches Governor Obi’s Aide Over Seat

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Saturday punched a protocol officer who refused to allow him sit on a chair reserved for the Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, at the 80th birthday celebration of former vice president, Chief Alex Ekwueme, in Enugu.

The incident occurred 20 minutes before most of the invited guests arrived.

The Couch was reserved for the host Governor, Mr. Sullivan Chime and Peter Obi. The Deputy Governor, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, represented Chime who is still out of the country.

Fabrice Muamba Whose Heart Stopped For Nearly 80 Minutes In March Marries Today


Former Bolton Wanderers midfielder, Fabrice Muamba is getting married to fiancée Shauna Magunda today.

The retired footballer whose life is a testimony after his heart stopped for nearly 80 minutes during a match against Tottenham Hotspur in March where he suffered a cardiac arrest grew up in Walthamstow and went to school in Markhouse Road.

Bishop Oyedepo's Winners' Chapel Accused Of Exploiting British Worshippers


According to Daily Mail, a Uk Based online News Source. A church run by a controversial multi-millionaire African preacher has been accused of ‘cynical exploitation’ after its British branch received £16.7 million in donations from followers who were told that God would give them riches in return.

Followers are ferried in double-decker shuttle buses to the church, handed slips inviting them to make debit card payments, and are even told obeying the ministry’s teachings will make them immune from illness.

Robbers, Rapists Raid Storm Camps in Delta State too

Barely a fortnight after rapists were said to have raided the Benue State flood camps, armed robbers have reportedly stormed various camps of flood victims in Delta State and robbed and raped some of them.
The camps affected were those at Oleh and Cavegina in Warri Metropolis. Consequently, Delta State government has beefed up security around the various camps to forestall further occurrence. Meanwhile, relief came to the victims at the weekend when Christians and various charitable organizations donated foodstuffs and cash to cushion the hardship they’re facing.
A man of God, Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, who is also the General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Ministry, while addressing thousands of flood victims at Ogbe-Ijoh, told them not to be discouraged,

Breaking News: Mimiko Declared Winner of Ondo Election


Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has Sunday, declared Dr Olusegun Mimiko, the Labour Party as the winner of the Ondo State governorship election held yesterday.

INEC declared Mimiko winner 260,199 votes, ACN , 143,512 votes and PDP, 155,961 votes.
The Returning officer Prof Adebiyi Daramola declared Mimiko winner at 1.25pm at INEC’s Collation Centre in Akure.

HELP: Jumoke Akintunde Is Missing!!!

Jumoke Akintunde
 Jumoke Akintunde is a post-graduate student of Lagos State University, Ojo. She is 5ft 6inchs tall, slim and dark in complexion.

She was last seen on Thursday 18th 2012 by some of her colleagues and she told them she was going to ajah.

She left school for ajah in the evening and after that day nobody has seen her.

Her phone has been switched off since then, if she is seen anywhere, Pls report to the nearest police station or call her dad on 08023148799. Thanks.

Obafemi Martins, Nsofor Make List Of World’s 50 Fastest Players As Walcott Takes Top Spot

Levante speedy striker Obafemi Martins has been named alongside Russia-based compatriots Victor Obinna and Ahmed Musa in Bleacher Report’s World Football’s 50 Fastest Players.
The list was drawn from a combination of sprinting ability, acceleration and speed with the ball by the players.
Martins was listed in 35th position, one place ahead of Lokomotiv Moscow forward, Obinna while CSKA Moscow speedster, Musa placed 38th.
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was first with Dutchman Arjen Robben and Aaron Lennon coming 8th and 9th respectively.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo emerged in 14th place while Barcelona’s Lionel Messi placed 31st.
Ivoirian Seydou Doumbia (11th) of CSKA Moscow is the first African on the list while Burundian Mohammed Tchite (16), Ghanaian Dominic Oduro (18), Malian Jimmy Kebe (19) and Waris Majeed Abdul complete the African list.

Rihanna has Started Cheating on Chris Brown, Met with EX Matt Kemp Secretly


If Rihanna ever has problems shifting records she could always run away with the circus – she is fast becoming an expert at juggling the men in her life. 
Just a few days after old flame Chris Brown dumped girlfriend Karrueche Tran to be with Rihanna, the Bajan singer is back in contact with another of her exes.
Baseball player Matt Kemp called to congratulate her on the success of her latest single, Diamonds, and they arranged to meet. The pair, who dated for a year until late 2010, then caught up over drinks in LA.
A source said: “Rihanna and Matt always got on well, he was a rock for her after all the problems with Chris.
“Although her eye is on Chris, she’s learned from past mistakes and isn’t going to store all her eggs in one basket.
“This is keeping Chris on his toes.”

Headings 2012: Full List of Winners


Since its emergence in the Nigerian entertainment scene, the Headies awards have been known for rewarding hard work and beaming spotlight on those that deserve it. Seven years on, the awards grows stronger and bigger.
In a year that witnessed a star-studded nominees list, the winners obviously deserve everything they get. The winners are a true reflection of the votes of their esteemed fans.
This year’s awards will go down in memory as one of the best Headies ever. Omawumi and MI were fantastic; the Basket Mouths and the Ali Babas should be wary of these budding comedy talents…
Check out the full list of winners below.
Full List of Winners at the 2012 Headies
Best RnB Singer – May D – Soundtrack
Best Pop Single – Iyanya – Kukere
Best Rap Single – Angeli -Vector ft 9ice
Best RnB/Pop Album – P Square
Best Street Hop – Chuddy K

Ondo Election: Mimiko of LP In Early Lead Ahead of ACN and PDP


After months of intense politicking and anxiety, the Ondo State governorship election ended yesterday with Governor Segun Mimiko  of the Labour Party emerging victorious.
The announcement of the results by the Independent National Electoral Commission began at 2:55am today and ended at 4:30am when  the process was discontinued.  One of the INEC officials told the gathering of  electoral officials, party agents and security agents that more declaration of the results would resume at 10am.
As of the time the announcement was stopped, the results from 15 Local Government Areas had been announced. The results clearly showed that  Mimiko’s victory at the poll was all but assured.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Jim Iyke's 11-Year-Old Secret Son Exposed!!

                             jim iyke biological son
Actor Jim Iyke has an eleven year old son and he is said to have just found out. The son named Mario Ikechukwu lives in the UK with her mother and the actor was only told about his son days ago by a cousin.
It is said that Jim Iyke and Chantelle Nkechi Benson were an item while she was an undergraduate in Abia State University. She travelled to the United Kingdom while she was four months pregnant with Mario and on giving birth to their son, decided to raise the child without Jim Iyke.

Top Nollywood Actor-Director Charles Inojie Weds November 17


Come November 17, all roads will lead to Benin City, Edo State capital, as Nollywood hunk, Charles Inojie sets to tie the knot with his heartthrob Miss Obehi Obhiseh, the lucky woman he has vowed to spend the rest of his life with.
According to elated Charles Inojie, the reception for the wedding, which will be witnessed by family members, colleagues and friends of the couple would take place at 12 Powerline, opposite NNPC, Benin/Agbor road, Edo State, at exactly 1.p.m.
He said: “We thank God for making this wedding possible. Edo State will be agog on November 17, because all my friends from Nollywood and other fields are coming, they are also supporting me and my wife. Despite the little distractions from some quarters, my wedding will hold.”

Fresh Killings of More UNIPORT Students In The Host Community

                           Fresh killings at UNIPORT’s host community

Barely two weeks after four undergraduates of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) were murdered at Omuokiri-Aluu, three persons including another student of the institution have been shot dead at Choba, one of the university’s host communities.
Also killed in the Thursday night incident were the student’s girlfriend and a young man who had just completed his national service in Port Harcourt.

There is uneasy calm in UNIPORT’s host communities, especially Omuokiri-Aluu, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State, over threats of reprisals by kinsmen of the four students who were lynched on October 5.

ONDO ELECTIONS: Party Agents Allegedly Bribe Voters With Money, Kerosene And Other Gifts


Agents of some political parties are allegedly bribing voters with money, textile fabrics, kerosene, buckets and other gifts.
Witnesses at different polling units alleged on Twitter that the party agents are trying to use the gifts to entice voters to support their candidates.

Writing under the Twitter handle, @solar_unique, a witness said in a report to the Independent National Electoral Commission that a Labour Party agent “called Mandela is currently distributing N100 notes at Ward 3, All Saints Grammar School, Ondo West Local Government Area.”

JTF Arrest Boko Haram Commander In Senator's Home


Nigerian Military Authorities has announced the arrest of a A high-profile member of the Boko Haram sect in the home of a senator in Maiduguri, Borno state.

“A high-profile Boko Haram commander, one Shuaibu Mohammed Bama, who has been on the list of wanted terrorists … was arrested by task force troops in a serving senator’s house …,” the statement said of the arrest on Thursday.

Two Nigerians Arrested With Drugs Worth $33,300 In Bangkok

                      Iriegbe Chinonso
Two Nigerian men, suspected of being part of a drug smuggling ring, were arrested, yesterday, with 500 grams of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice,’ valued at an estimated Bt1 million (about $33,300) in eastern Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng area, according to narcotics suppression police.
Identified as Ahamefule Cosmos and Iriegbe Chinonso, the two Nigerian nationals were detained at a convenience store near Ramkhamhaeng Soi 24.

Oprah-Winfrey Covers Harpers Bazaar U.S November 2012 Issue


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I Have Achieved My Aim – Tonto Dikeh Replies Critics


Tonto’s new songs has brought up alot of criticisms, most prominent from Charles Novia. 
On Thursday she reacted to criticisms which started trailing her new singles since it was released Wednesday.
Below were her reactions on twitter:
·         Tontolet: I Wanted to do Muzik dat Millionz Wld Lizten to and I achieved that**Bigger things ahead for all of Us**TNX**#HI ITZOVA***#POKO#
·         Tnxx Hunz 4d DOWNLOADZ* WE MADE HISTORY 2GEDA but ma name alone was WRITTEN*17th was a HUGE success for me with your help dat Iz**#HI ITZOVA*#POKO#
·         @Tontolet: Hope ya’ll had Fun Yesterday I DID too**I Love my People MuchO But Here’z BREAKIN NEWZ::I’M NOT BACKING DOWN AND I’LL GET BETTER*HI ITZOVA*#POKO#
·         @Tontolet: Like I said yesterday Keep Listening you will love IT eventually***Hehehehe Itz POKO Baby**#POKO#

Woman Seeks Divorce Over Husband’s Drinking Habit

Mrs Olusupo Osho, a 30-year-old clerk, on Friday asked an Ikorodu Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve her 13-year-old marriage over her husband’s alleged drinking habit.
“My husband drinks alcohol to the extent that he falls into gutters. He uses all his money to drink and he does not take care of me and my children; any time he drinks and I make a little mistake, he would beat me to a state of coma,’’ she told the court.
The petitioner, who resides at 6, Allison St, Ikorodu, Lagos State, said that her husband’s drinking habit made him to lose customers in his fashion designing business.

Nollywood Actress, Oge Okoye Bags Honourary Doctorate Degree


 actress, Oge Okoye has been honoured with a doctorate degree by Wisconsin International University, USA. The beautiful actress was awarded today, Friday, October 19, 2012 at an event held at The Auditorium, NECA House, Central Business District, Ikeja, Lagos.

She disclosed that her role in the film ‘Fulani’, gave her the honour that was bestowed on her yesterday. An elated Oge Okoye revealed that she is very happy to be honoured by the American university.
When asked how she would prefer to be addressed; either Oge Okoye or Dr Oge Okoye, the actress said she would prefer both.
-Nigerian Films

Photos: Genevieve, Don Jazzy, Tiwa And Dr Sid Reach Out To Flood Victims In Delta State

On October 15th and 16th 2012,  Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji, and the MAVIN family comprising, Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, and Tiwa Savage provided succour to victims of the recent flood disaster in Delta state as they paid a visit to the displaced persons’ camp at Asaba where relief supplies and other essentials were presented.

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Photos Of Nigerian Footballers And Their Beautiful Wives

1) Kalu Uche and Stephanie Oforka
The 29 year old former Espanyol and Malaga player (now at Turkish side Kasimpasaspor) married the Stephanie a former Miss Nigeria winner in June 2011 and they welcomed their first child in October last year! how manage?
It means she must have been pregnant before the wedding. well that’s left to you to decide. Check out their amazing looks! :D

2) Joseph Yobo and Adaeze Adigwe
Yet another Nigerian football star who is married to a former Beauty queen! Anyway its all about good looks these days.

Justin Timberlake Marries Jessica Biel

Married: Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel
He tied the knot with girlfriend of five years, Jessica Biel, last night in Italy at the Cala Masciola beach, and now he’s talking about it! “It’s great to be married,” the couple told People magazine. “The ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends.”

Famous mates like comedian Andy Samberg, Justin’s N*SYNC bandmates Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick and JC Chasez saw the couple get married at 7.30pm last night, after JT flew the entire wedding party at first to Germany, then to southern Italy, in a sneaky move to avoid people knowing about the ceremony.

True Confession: I’m Pregnant For My Pastor, Should I Keep It Or Get Rid Of It?

I don’t need to hide my identity anymore, as my church members and others are already aware of this development. I am based in the United Kingdom and a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God here in the UK. I am a 24-year-old Nigerian girl. I have lived in the UK for over five years, running into my 6th year already.
However, as it is generally held, “life is not always smooth and straight” I understand that life, most of the time is full of ‘zig and zag’ just like it’s characterized with ups and downs. My story is not different after all. I have had my good times too, and I consider this time as my most trying moment.

Top 10 Nollywood StarsWho Failed In Their Attempt At Music


GistNaija decided to make a countdown of the Nollywood stars who flopped in music. We are counting down from Number 10 to Number 1, Enjoy below...


She is one of the best and celebrated Nollywood diva. She is highly successful as an actress, but several attempts by the beautiful wife of pilot Mathew Ekeinde at music has been nothing to write home about, despite being an established celebrity.
She was one of the thespians that tried their luck in music in 2005 after they were banned by the then Ejike Asiegbu led AGN regime. In that year, she released a single entitled Gba, and was followed by a video and album. But despite the massive hype, the album was indeed a failure.

Friday, October 19, 2012

UNBELIVABLE: 27-Year-Old Nigerian Marries 83-Year-Old grandma In Lagos

I was completely speechless when I saw this Photo Online. At first, I thought it was a burial ceremony not knowing its was actually a Wedding of a 27- Year-Old Man and 83-Years-Old Woman.
Is the young man so daft blind that he opt for someone that is old enough to be his Grandma?
What are his reasons for doing this? Can you do this?

Woman Loses Hands And Legs To Illegal Butt Injection


Teased by her family and friends about her flat "pancake" booty, Apryl Michelle Brown had always been insecure about her backside.

 Once she got enough money, she told herself, she'd buy herself a better one. "I didn't know if I wanted to look like Janet Jackson or J. Lo," the Los Angeles cosmetologist, 46, says in an exclusive interview featured in the November issue of ESSENCE Magazine. "I just wanted a new, bigger booty." 


Tragically, her quest for curves cost her all her limbs and almost her life.
In 2004, Brown says she paid a "pumper," an unlicensed person, to inject industrial-grade silicone into her buttocks.

Photo – Wyclef Jean Strips Down for His 43rd Birthday

Producer Wyclef Jean celebrated his 43rd birthday today by letting it all hang out! See Wyclef celebrating inside and showing off his sexy body.
Ready or not….here he comes! Wyclef Jean turned 43 years old on October 17, 1969 (age 43 years) and celebrated by stripping down to his briefs. He said,
“TODAY I AM 43 YEARS OLD! I look And feel 26! U cant keep à good Man down! Keep à smile when they want you to frown!”
In the pic, a very well-defined Clef donned a pair of red briefs which happened to match his bike.

Nigerians Can now Secure American Visa within 20 Days – US Ambassador

His Excellency Terence McCulley
 It is good news for Nigerians wishing to travel to the United States – and you can bet there are a whole lot of them – as it has been revealed that they can now secure the American visa within 20 days, and not 150 days anymore.

This was made known by the United States ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Terence McCulley, during an exclusive interview with us.

Photo of Timaya Buying Roasted Plantain, ‘Boli’.


Timaya buying boli (roasted plantain) on the roadside. Truly,  he is a Plantain Boy.

Fuji King Wasiu Ayinde Impregnates Ex-Wife’s Niece & Marries her Secretly


Socialite Titi Masha and Fuji King, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall are in love and want the world to know it. 
The couple who have been dating for almost a year, are expecting their first child together and people close to them say they are secretly married.
But here’s the thing about this relationship and why a few of their family and friends are against the union. K1′s ex-wife Alhaja Shalewa (nee Masha) is the younger sister of Titi Masha’s father; making her Titi’s aunt. So K1 went from uncle-in-law to boyfriend/husband/baby daddy!
Kwam 1 already has a wife and daughter, who are based in Canada.

Charles Novia Refers To Tonto Dike’s Songs as ‘Terrible Tremolo’.


The write up on the movie producer and record label owner’s Facebook page. See it below…
Tonto’s Terrible Tremolo by Charles Novia.
I have restrained myself for a couple of years from commenting on Tonto Dike’s career after my last comments about her role in the  movie she acted in two years back, were badly taken by her and she went on twitter to hurl infantile insults on my person with expletives and uncomplimentary remarks. My reaction to such then was just a dignified silence.
After all, I had already spoken on her stunted talent as an up and coming actress and further comments on her incensed tweets were unnecessary.

Nollywood Actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, Declares, ‘I’m Getting Better’


Contrary to speculations that veteran actor, Enebeli Elebuwa’s health may have worsened due to the silence from his end, the actor has said that he is well.
“I’m getting better,” he said.
Enebeli spoke from his hospital bed in India where he is currently receiving treatment for his ailment. The actor’s career has been on hold since he went down with stroke last year. He was at a point taken to his home town, Utagba Uno in Delta State.

"It's A Lie," Yobo Denies Night Club Ownership

Fenerbahce central defender Joseph Yobo is furious with reports in the local media that he has a night club.

And in response to those allegations, the Nigeria skipper was quoted as saying by “In Nigeria, some newspapers wrote that I am operating a night club. Years ago, my brother had such a club, but it is now closed. I’m a football player. I’m not a bartender or the publican who runs a nightclub.”

Senate Calls For Arunmah Oteh's Sack

The Senate on Thursday,urged President Goodluck Jonathan to as a matter of urgency sack the Director-General, Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms. Aruma Oteh.
According to the Senate, it will henceforth not have anything to do with the Commission if she(Ms. Aruma Oteh) remains as the head of SEC, just as it vowed that it threatened not to screen members of board of the Commission.

In a statement by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ayoade Ademola Adeseun, ACN, Oyo Central, the move by the Upper Chambers became imperative against the backdrop of the presidency reinstating the Director-General, describing it as a flagrant disregard of the resolution of the House of Representatives, after the House had earlier asked the President to sack her.

Aluu Killings: Height of Man Inhumanity To Man – Soyinka


Nobel laureate, Professor Wale Soyinka has described the brutal murder of four students of the University of Port Harcourt as the height of man inhumanity to man.

Soyinka who spoke, Thursday, in Port Harcourt at the public presentation of Port Harcourt as UNESCO World Book capital for 2014 said it was so painful watching the video clips of how the students were butchered to death.

Another worrisome thing according to him, was that the killing took place before silent spectators and passive participants in the community.

Uti Nwachukwu Allegedly In Hot Romance With Beverly Naya

It seems rumours that Big Brother Africa winner Uti Nwachukwu is gay can now take a back seat, as NET has gathered that the TV show host and ‘man about town’ may be in a secret relationship with actress Beverly Naya.
Although many people have tried to link Uti to some women before now, no one has ever been able to make it stick, which then spurred the gay rumours, especially because of his closeness to his pal Alex Ekubo.

Unemployed Man In Court For Stealing A Bible


A  25-year-old unemployed man on Thursday appeared before Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with the theft of a King James Version of the Bible valued at N1,000.

The accused, Ade Akindele, initially entered a “guilty” plea when the charge was read to him, but later changed to “not guilty.”

The prosecutor, ASP Friday Eze, said that the accused had no fixed residence but was staying at the mechanic garage on Aka Road, off Salami Street, Afromedia, Lagos.

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