Saturday, 16 April 2016

President Buhari and little girl share a tender moment

His photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo shared the pic on Instagram

Married Jhene Aiko steps out with rumoured 'lover' at an event

MediaTakeOut claimed in a report yesterday that Jhene Aiko's Nigerian husband has walked away from their marriage amidst rumours that she's cheating with rapper Big Sean. Jhene, who hasn't reacted to the report added fuel to the rumours by stepping out with Big Sean, who she is now in a group with, at the Flaunt magazine x AG’s pre-Coachella party on Thursday night.

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko have formed a new group called Twenty 88 and released a new joint album on April 1st.

Kunle Afolayan shows off his private cinema in his home

The producer/actor posted this picture on instagram. Nice home cinema.

Photos: Buhari arrives Nigeria after his 5-day working visit to China

President Buhari arrived Nigeria this morning after his 5-day working visit to China. Just before departing China, President Buhari and his team visited Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone. See more photos after the cut.

Omotola stuns in white

She looks good!

The Talk co-host Aisha Tyler's husband files for divorce after 22 years of marriage

Actress, comedian and The Talk co-host, Aisha Tyler and her husband Jeff Tietjens are divorcing after 22 years of marriage.
Tietjens who's an Attorney, filed for divorce earlier this month, citing irreconcilable differences. They have been separated since January 2015, according to court documents obtained by various news agencies like People, E! News and TMZ-which first broke the news.

Photos: Nigerian man replicates Michael Jackson's face

Onilogbo, a director at Hakeem Effect Concept shared these photos on Facebook. Below is what he wrote: "Sometimes I feel like crying wen I looked back @ what God is doing through my hands, I thank God for giving me a wonderful partner Eki Osagie. She said let's try and replicate Michael Jackson . I was afraid. BT she gave me the courage and this is where we found ourselves..."

Mariah Carey fierce as Bianca

Singer, Mariah Carey released her alter-ego Bianca, in the all black ensemble before a performance. Another photo after the cut..

Photos: Temi Otedola steps out on the red carpet with her mother at Bulgari store reopening

Temi Otedola and her mother, Nana attended the reopening of Bulgari store in London. The fashion blogger also got to met Carla Bruni, former Italian-French model and wife of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy. More photos after the cut..

Kylie Jenner lovely in Peach coloured hair

18 year old entrepreneur Kylie Jenner, stepped out in one of her weaves/wigs, a Peach colour hair from her Kylie Hair Kouture product. She shared photos of herself taking a photo beside her Paper magazine photo. More photos after the cut...

Senate questions FIRS over N1.6 billion budget on welfare package for retirees

The Senate Committee on Finance, yesterday rejected the idea by the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS to appropriate the sum of N1.6 billion as welfare package for its new retirees in 2016.

Female Zookeeper mauled to death by one of her Tigers

A 38 year old female employee, Stacey Konwiser who had worked at the  Palm Beach Zoo for over three years and took care of 4 Malayan Tigers was mauled to death by one of the Tigers she trained on Friday.

Gov. Ganduje at an exhibition in Dubai

Gov. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state (in red cap) watching the demonstration of a security apparatus by an Emirati Police officer, at an exhibition, during the on - going Annual Investment Meeting taking place in Dubai. Another photo aster the cut..

Photo: Govt. House, Kano

Woman defends husband who sexually molested their 4 year old daughter

A child molester, 48 year old Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon was captured in a disturbing footage which allegedly showed him sexually assaulting a 4year old girl who was sitting on his lap in a restaurant in Mexico.
The viral video showed the man groping the little girl under the table, as she leaned against his lap. Disgustingly, the man in the footage kept talking with the rest of his group as he kept touching the little girl.

IK Ogbonna's wife meets the Ooni of Ife (photos)

Sonia pictured left with others at the Ooni of Ife's palace in Ile Ife. See another photo after the cut...

Pitbull severely raped and hanged by its owners

The FBI is involved with the investigation into the death of a pit bull that was severely raped while being restrained and later hanged in Washington on the property of the Department of Natural Resources on Monday.

A $10,000 reward has been offered by The Humane Society and Pasados Safe Haven for information that leads to the conviction of the person or people responsible for the dog's death.
In a press statement, Dan Paul, the Humane Society's Washington director said:
"This is a truly horrific situation in all aspects. To think about the suffering this dog experienced in her final moments, as well as knowing there's an individual or individuals in our state who would perpetrate this type of abuse, is sickening. We are hopeful this reward will bring someone forward with information about this despicable crime," said

 Erika Johnson of the Thurston County Animal Services said:
"Something like this is not very common. This is horrific,". She added: "Fortunately we don't see something this heinous very often."

Source: CBS

Married school teacher found hiding in the bedroom closet of his 16 year old student

A married high school band teacher, 30 year old Jeremy Conner was arrested after he was discovered hiding in the closet of his 16 year old female student in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, was arrested by the police on Wednesday and charged with indecent behavior with a juvenile.

What is going on here??

Some parents... Photo credit: WSHH

Stop Dieting and Start Losing Weight!

Be honest with yourself; every diet you’ve ever started, crashed before the end of the week! Did you try exercise or waist training? The pain and discomfort probably discouraged you. But the struggle continues! The pressure to lose weight is at an all-time high!

Mum leaves her 14 month old daughter in hot car while she auditioned at a strip club

A 24 year old Tennessee mother, Kelsey McMurtry has been arrested for leaving her 14-month-old daughter in a very hot car while she danced at a strip club, authorities said. A good Samaritan who saw the toddler when her mum left her in the car said she had been inside for 30 minutes, before the police were called. 

SA musician Oskido comes for DBanj on instagram

Do not know what caused the calling out but he shared it today on IG. Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, popularly known by his stage name– Oskido, is a South African recording artist, DJ, record producer and businessman

Thousands take to the streets in Zimbabwe in massive anti-Mugabe protests

The nonagenarian has ruled the South African country with an iron fist for 28 years and it seems the people want him gone. Thousands took to the street in the capital Harare demanding he step down in a protest organised by main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change. Estimates put the crowd at between 2000 and 10000 protesters.

Fertility test goes messy: Woman accuses doctor of rape

I find this tale very strange! How can a man insert his penis inside you and you don't know he's there until he's about to ejaculate? That's what a patient is claiming in a police report filed against a doctor in Lagos state. But then, stranger things have happened. Read the report below from Sunnewsonline

Lol. See the very aggressive questionnaire an angry driver left on a car that blocked him

An angry driver identified as Ben Ashwell, 31, left an angry note, which has since been described by many as one of the best 'passive aggressive parking notes ever', on the windscreen of a car that parked across his drive, blocking him in. The security consultant, addressed the note: 'Dear inconsiderate neighbour/Clapham weekend reveller/Stevie Wonder'. Lol. The note was shared online and has been viewed thousands of times. See the rest of it after the cut..

Comedian declared missing by his family

Up and coming comedian Otono Ikiebe Lucky from Fugar, Etsako Central local Govt. of Edo state has been declared missing by his brother. Otono, who lived in Onipan, Lagos, was last seen/heard from by his family in December 2015. If found contact 07056893361 or the nearest police station.
He's pictured right...

Mother reveals how her husband sexually abused her teen daughter in heartbreaking video

A woman named Catherine St. Germain took to her Facebook page this week to reveal how her 15 year old daughter, Alyssa was sexually abused by her husband of less than a year. The video has been shared over 80,000 times and has been viewed more than 50million times. See screenshots from the video as she told her story, after the cut...

Nigerians mock Gov. Fayose over alleged ‘Photoshopped’ speech

Yesterday Governor Fayose's people shared photos of him at a podium in China delivering a lecture to investors but many people think it's a fraud. After taking a closer look at the photos, many say he wasn't at a lecture hall but at a train terminal and photos were released to fool Nigerians. See more tweets after the cut..

Legendary comedian Bette Midler mocks Rob K & Kylie Jennner

Lol. Well, if you put it that way!

Friday, 15 April 2016

Photos: China develops 'first of its kind' home-grown human-like robot... a beautiful woman and it looks so real!

China’s University of Science and Technology today, April 15 released a human-like robot that is comparable to Japanese models seen in the past. They said the robot is "the first of its kind in China"

According to CCTV News, not only does it have the face of a beautiful woman, it also capable of interacting with people next to “her.”

Zoo arts C.E.O & visual artist Olumide Oladipupo speaks on art, success & more

Olumide Oladipupo talks to Business Day in this exclusive interview...
When I paint I try to show people the beautiful colours of life. I always try to show my audience that life is beautiful. I believe you could look at a painting and be healed from a sickness. Just staring at a lovely landscape or garden painting can ease the mind and ultimately the body. I am simply trying to radiate positivity through my paintings.”

This striking quote from Olumide Oladipupo, CEO of image zoo arts and visual artist extraordinaire gave me the chills. It actually made me realise that so many things in life are taken for granted and not much appreciation is given to the beauty God has given us as a world.

The talented visual artist who has been drawing and painting as far back as when he was in junior high school said he first painted on canvas in 2015 at an art class in Houston, Texas USA, where  he got an overwhelming reception from other artists. 
“There was something about the painting that caught the attention of everyone who saw it.  I always knew I had it in me but that was the moment I realised I wanted the world to see my work,” he said.
So I decided to take a step back and allow my mind to explore our beautiful world through the eyes of an artist as I had a chart with Olumide who has numerous art works displayed at different exhibitions, Facebook, Instagram, the online shopping mall and on his website

Walking into his art room, which lit up with vibrant, eye catching, colourful paintings, brought to my memory the popular hymn ‘all things bright and beautiful… the Lord God made them all’. Little wonder why Olumide says he gets his inspiration to draw and paint from everything around him.
“I could be watching a movie, listening to music or just looking out of my window and something tells me to get my brush and paint and after thinking about it as a finished product, I begin to see a concluded masterpiece, then I start getting excited,” he said when asked where he got his inspiration to paint from.
The artist who looks up to the historic Vincent Van Gogh as his role model says
“Van Gogh’s story was so touching to me and he made thousands of beautiful paintings while he was alive, he only sold one in his lifetime, but after his death, he started gaining recognition and his artworks sold at auctions for millions of pounds. I like him because he painted things around him and I find myself doing the same thing. I try to travel as much as I can and I take my camera everywhere with me so I can take pictures of inspiring sights and scenes.”
As I watched Olumide speak so passionately about art, I could tell that it was in-born and that the young fellow remains hopeful to the acceptance of art in Nigeria. To him, his effortless work of art is a gift from God and nothing can take it from him. However, he acknowledged that interest and talent is not enough as he has improved enormously having learnt new techniques from the internet, art classes and painting with kids at schools.
“I don’t think art work is dying in Nigeria, it has just begun with emerging artists like me and some others trying to come up the ladder. We are just getting started, there are too many talented people in Nigeria, but there aren’t enough platforms to show their work. If you take it serious you will earn more than white collar jobs. I feel people should respect artists for their time and effort. I have just started my career and I have sold over 100 pieces.”
“Everyone is my target audience, children, teenagers, adults, old people, black or white. I want to be able to relate with everyone. Some people don’t even like art but they buy it to fill up spaces in their house, office, and hotel or to beautify their surroundings. I will keep putting my work in their faces on social Media networks, exhibitions and art lessons.
“I see my signature in thousands of houses all over the world. My goal is to showcase art to a global audience so the world can see how blessed we are as a nation,” he added.
Reacting to how well Nigerian’s accept and appreciate paintings; Olumide said people appreciate art and it is accepted in Nigeria but only a few people understand it. If you can get a loan from the bank with a piece of art then I think that is acceptance.”

I insisted that the young, vibrant but quiet artist give words of encouragement to others who aspire to showcase their talent in drawing and painted and here is what he had to say;
“I will like other artists to keep on working hard, they should present their artworks in better ways to their audience, package them well and they will get more attention. Even if you have never sold keep on painting, you never can tell who will be interested in buying them all.”
As Olumide gave me some history lessons on art, its value, the meaning and importance, I couldn’t help but appreciate his God given talent and needless to say what joy it was to watch nature and life depicted through talented hands.

Culled from Business Day Online
 Business Day Online

You can win one of the numerous art works on by following Olumide Oladipupo on Instagram via @imagezooartwork

Oby Ezekwesili reacts to Senates proposed amendment of CCT Act

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to the senate's proposed amendment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal act. The senate yesterday passed the 2nd reading of the CCT amendment bill which according to them, will remove the Tribunal from the office of the Presidency and make it more independent.

See the way Japhet Omojuwa jammed Governor Fayose..

Lol. Internet is so sweet! See some reactions after the cut..

Photos: Kidnappers den demolished in Abia

A kidnappers den located at Nkporo community of Ohafia LGA of Abia State was today demolished on the instruction of the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. The building is said to have been used by some kidnappers to keep their victims until ransom is paid. Continue to see more photos

Photos: Coco Austin almost bares it all as she models her lingerie line

The 37 year old who just had a baby in November, showed off her curvy post baby body as she modeled sexy lingerie from her line of Lingerie called Cocolicious. She posted these photos on her instagram with the caption:

Chris Tucker and his look-alike son step out for some shopping!

The comedian and movie star was spotted shopping with his look-alike 18 year old son, Destin.

Fayose hails US govt, UK Telegraph reports on Buhari's witch-hunt of opposition, calls for investigation

Read the press statement from Ekiti state governor below...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the international community, especially the United States of America and the United Kingdom for joining lovers of democracy in Nigeria to speak out against the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Buhari's use of State security apparatus to oppress opposition. 

Play date! Ciara and Kelly Rowland take their sons to the park

Ciara and Kelly Rowland hit the park with their sons Titan and Future Zahir this week for a play date. More photos after the cut...

Read Betty Irabor's toast to Single Mothers

Genevieve magazine publisher, Betty Irabor, shared this toast to Single Mothers on her Instagram page this afternoon.
"Toast to single mothers I would really love to raise a toast to all single mums out there. I was raised by a single mum and believe me, I know what it is for a woman to be both mum and dad to a child.... Mum raised 4 of us by being resourceful; in the day time,she worked at Nigeria Tobacco company and nighttime at NITEL (don't know what it was called then) and in between she was a seamstress.
And when a prospective affluent husband/step dad came along she refused his marriage proposal and a chance to have a life because the package he offered her didn't include us; her children! He wanted her exclusive of us...perhaps he wanted her to drop us off at an orphanage or something like that. Of course it was no deal for mum!!! Who would accept such an offer any way? It's not a walk in the park for single mothers and I think every man who deliberately makes a single mother of a woman because he cannot stand up to his responsibilities deserves a special day of reckoning before God. Here's toasting to every woman doubling up as mom and dad to their kids because of a man who isn't man enough to to be a real dad. - Betty Irabor

Lol. Check out a fan's drawing of Yemi Alade...

Lol..the singer shared the artwork on her IG page...

Photos: See the state of PHCN pole in Ojodu, Lagos

These photos show the poor state of the PHCN poles in Olaoluwa street in Ojodu, Lagos state. Twitter user, O3luwatosin shared the photos.