Thursday, 6 April 2017

Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele & Bolanle Olukanni stun at official press conference of #IsokenTheMovie

The press conference for the movie, Isoken held yesterday, Tuesday 4th April at the Protea Hotel Victoria Island, unveiling for the first time, the official trailer to members of the press. Present were Nollywood heavyweights and stars of the film; Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele, Patrick Doyle and new entrant, Bolanle Olukanni as well as the film’s financier, Bank of Industry and distributor, Silverbird Film Distribution. Speaking at the press conference, Bank Of Industry’s Head of Creative Banking Group, Mrs. Cynthia Uche Nwuka said

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We are facing untold hardship - Kano state sponsored students in India write open letter to Governor Ganduje

The Association of Kano state sponsored students India ( AkaSSI) has written an open letter to Governor Umah Ganduje.
In the letter dated 1st April, 2017 and signed by Ibrahim Aminu Shehu, the students sent on scholarship abroad by the Kano State Government said they are facing untold hardships. Their situation is so bad that they might be forced to turn to begging on the streets.

Lol. Did anyone notice the 'Wenger Out' banner in the controversial Kendall Jenner- Pepsi ad?

The Internet has no chill, lol. This photo is actually fake, the original one doesn't have the banner in it.

'Go to Hell': Melania Trump's outfit designer, Stefano Gabbana, responds to critics

Legendary fashion designer Stefano Gabbana got into it with his fans on Tuesday when some of them took offence with the Dolce & Gabbana designer sharing a picture of First Lady Melania Trump on his own Instagram page. The US first lady, Melania Trump was wearing the designer's $2,895 Turlington jacket in her first official portrait. When Stefano Gabbana of the Dolce & Gabbana brand took notice he quickly shared the photo on his page to celebrate the significant achievement.

Photos: Locals allegedly attack corps members in Katsina State, cut off thumb of one

One Ikenna Adol Madu took to Facebook to share report of attack on some corp members serving in Dutsima Town, Katsina State.
According to him, the assailants claim that two unmarried corps members were living together hence the attack. The unidentified female's thumb was cut off. See the photo below.

Why It took me so long to come out as GAY - 73 year old American singer, Barry Manilow

For many decades, legendary American singer, Barry Manilow kept his sexuality a secret for fear of how fans might react.
He married his longtime partner and manager, Garry Klef in a secret wedding in 2014 before coming out in 2015. In his recent interview with People's Magazine, Barry explained why it took him several years to come out.

i go dye support efe with 1 million naira recharge card

I Go Dye supports Efe with 1 million recharge card. Comedian Osama posted the news on his Instagram handle today.

Resign now- PDP tells Zamfara state governor over his controversial statement on the meningitis outbreak

PDP has asked the Zamfara state governor, Abdulaziz Yari to resign from office over his comments that God sent the meningitis outbreak to Nigeria due to the prevalence of premarital sex in the country.

In a statement released by Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary PDP NCC‎, the party asked Governor Yari not to incur God's wrath by blaming the meningitis outbreak on sin. ‎

If Nigeria is broken into components, Northern Nigeria will be poorest – Emir of Kano says

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad II says if Nigeria were to break up into components today, Northern N‎igeria would be the poorest countries in the world.

The Monarch said this in his key note address during the opening ceremony of Kaduna State’s Investment and Economic summit (KADINVEST), titled ‘Promoting Investment Amidst Economic Challenges’ in Kaduna state today April 5th.

Pepsi apologizes for their controversial advert, officially removes the content

Earlier today, Kendall Jenner's debut advert for Pepsi generated serious backlash for the soda company. Pepsi was criticized for the 'insensitive' commercial, with people accusing them of exploiting the Black Lives Matter movement and for casting a white model in the role of a peacemaker between protesters and the police.

Check out hilarious replies after Reno Omokiri asked Nigerians who they would vote as President between Efe of BBN and Buhari

Reno Omokiri took to his Twitter page today to ask his followers who they would vote for president if Efe of Big Brother Naija was to contest against President Buhari. He asked people to retweet for Efe and favourite the tweet for the President.
Surprisingly, Efe was put in front with 445 retweets over Pres. Buhari who so far has been able to gather only 103. Check out some hilarious replies after the cut...

Not over her? Drake shades Serena Williams engagement

Drake and Serena Williams dated off and on from 2011 till about 2015 before she met her new man, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Looks like their engagement bothered him as he kinda shaded it on his new album, More Life. There's a track there called Nothings Into Somethings where he spits,

"Did I just read that you just got engaged on me?
 I heard from your friend, you couldn't even tell me or better yet, wait on me"
"Ask about that, you would say it was nothing
. But here's another nothing that you made into something."
Many think he's referring to Serena because her fiancé's screen name is Kn0thing.

Photo of former US Vice Preisdent Joe Biden as a young man will melt your heart

This photo of former US Vice President as a young man has got a lot of women drooling online. The 74 year old is quite handsome as an older man but as a young man...oh dear!

Senate wants the Ministry of Health to make Meningitis vaccines free across the country

As the country battles the current epidemic of Meningitis in Northern Nigeria, the senate on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 urged the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to make meningitis vaccinations free in public healthcare facilities across the country.
During plenary, the Senate also stressed on the need for an increase in the budget of the Federal Ministry of Health, in order to ensure that the Ministry and its parastatals are able to better fund healthcare-related activities in the country.

Photos: 27-year-old Nigerian father of two dies after being attacked outside nightclub in the UK

27-year-old amateur footballer, Henry Esin died after being attacked near a nightclub in Bangor, on Saturday, April 1.
North Wales Police found the father of two unconscious on the ground on Dean Street close to Peep nightclub in the early hours of Saturday. Officers performed CPR and he was rushed to Ysbyty Gwynedd and then to Stoke hospital where he died on Monday, April 3.
A murder investigation into his death is ongoing.

Kim Kardashian stuns in new makeup photoshoot

Mother of 2 and business entrepreneur, Kim Kardashian looked stunning in new makeup photoshoot for patmcgrathlabs006. More photos after the cut..

Zaki-Biam killing: Special Security Joint Task Force recovers weapons in Benue State (photos)

An operation conducted by a Special Security Joint Task Force on Tuesday,April 4th, recovered arms and ammunition in Benue State.
The weapons including over 3,000 rounds of live ammunition, 26 assorted fire arms, anti aircraft guns, grenades and rocket launchers were recovered in a bunker near Gbishe in Katsina/Ala local government area of Benue state allegedly belonging to the wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Ghana.

'Man Utd must match my ambition if they want me to stay, I didn't come here to waste time'- Zlatan Ibrahimovic rages

Man U's highest goal scorer this season and football's king of egotism, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sounded a warning note to Manchester United and Jose Mourinho, that he'll only remain with the club beyond this season if they match up with his ambition.

Four Nigerian men, one woman arrested in Malaysia for romance scams

Four Nigerian men and a Malaysian woman were on Tuesday, April 4th, arrested for their alleged involvement in a love scam syndicate in the Klang Valley, Malaysia.

Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Comm Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said police had their eye on the syndicate for some time before launching the operation.

Italy deports 40 Nigerian men for committing various crimes

DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, confirms that the Italian government has deported 40 Nigerians  for committing various offences in the country. The deportees, all men, arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos on Tuesday night, April 4, 2017 in a chartered aircraft with registration number EL-SMU/3737.

French Montana deletes all his posts on IG

Wonder what is going on with him.

Lindsay Lohan visits the beach in a Burkini while on vacation in Thailand

Lindsay Lohan was spotted surfing in a Burkini during a beach vacation in Thailand, according to an exclusive photo shoot  by Daily Mail. The actress was seen at a beach in Phuket, Thailand posing for photos for a paddle boarding session last week. The two-piece ensemble covered the 30-year-old Mean Girls actress head-to-toe as she got to grips with a large board on the beach before venturing out into the water. More photos after the cut...

28 Europe-bound Nigerian migrants died on the Mediterranean sea - Dabiri

The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa says that no fewer than 128 Nigerians were among the over 576 West African migrants to Europe that drowned in the Mediterranean sea recently. She disclosed this on Tuesday, at the public presentation of two books “From Libya with Tears’’ and “Practical News and Feature Writing’’ in Lagos.

Lol. Tonto Dikeh wants to know if you'd still kiss her if she looked like this

Yay or Nay?

Spain has just seized $740 million worth of property from Syrian president's uncle

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Spain's highest court seized a huge real estate portfolio belonging to Rifaat Al Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. Spanish authorities said they are investigating the elder Assad for money laundering, thus seized 503 properties belonging to him and his relatives worth €691 million ($740 million).
Rifaat Al Assad, 79, was vice president of Syria in the 1980s when his brother and Bashar's father Hafez ruled the country.

See chilling footage & photos as 11 kids are killed & left to foam at the mouth after hospital is bombed during Syria gas airstrike

Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad has been accused of war crimes after a chilling footage was released showing how airstrike attacks against hospitals and civilian locations killed 100 people including 11 children who foamed at their mouths as they were killed by the gas attacks on Wednesday morning.

We are facing untold hardship - Kano state sponsored students in India write open letter to Governor Ganduje

The Association of Kano state sponsored students India ( AkaSSI) has written an open letter to Governor Umah Ganduje.
In the letter dated 1st April, 2017 and signed by Ibrahim Aminu Shehu, the students sent on scholarship abroad by the Kano State Government said they are facing untold hardships. Their situation is so bad that they might be forced to turn to begging on the streets.

5 suspected oil thieves handed over to EFCC (Photos)

Five suspected oil thieves were on Tuesday handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over illegal dealings in petroleum products suspected to be Automated Gas Oil (AGO). The suspects, Jeffery Adaboke, Ayebaene Kalango, Prince Legbosi, Tega Adade and Ifeanyi Silvanus were arrested on Saturday by officers of the Nigerian Navy in  Port Harcourt around Isaka axis. The officers recovered a Tug Boat PK111, a metal barge laden and the suspected products.

Check out sarcastic replies to a tweet calling out women for wearing bras multiple times without washing

Popular American vlogger, Gabrielle Jeanette Hanna aka The Gabby Show, called out women who go a long time without washing their bras. The replies she got were hilarious. A lot of women who replied feigned ignorance and asked if bras were meant to be washed. See some of the replies after the cut...

"My biggest hero is my grandfather" Emir of Kano shares photo of his grandfather and narrates his influence on his life

Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, shared a throwback photo of his grandfather and talked about him in flowery terms. In the photo, the old man can be seen looking dignified while meeting with British nationals. In the caption, Lamido Sanusi revealed how his grandfather influenced him to become the man he is today. He said that if there's one thing in his life that has been constant, it's his grandfather. See what he wrote below...

Kim Kardashian releases pool float shaped like her butt

Kim Kardashian just released a pool float that is shaped like her butt as part of her Kimoji merchandise. The Kimoji Butt Pool Float is currently available on the site for pre-order, to be delivered in June, and costs $98 each.

Some reactions of the butt float below:

5 Nigerian women turned sex slaves by ISIS in Libya released

According to Reuters, out of the 35 women captured by the Islamic state fighters in Sirte, Libya, 5 Nigerian women were discovered to be part of the women captured and turned into sex slaves for months by ISIS. The 5 Nigerians, 2 children and 28 Eritreans  were rescued by Libyan forces last December but made to face detention in a Misrata prison.

Kerry Washington covers Glamour Magazine

American actress, Kerry Washington looks flawless as she graces the cover of Glamour’s May issue. The 40-year-old mother of two stunned in Valentino, Proenza Schouler and Dries Van Noten dress among others. More photos below...

Photos from Governor of Oyo state's wife, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi's birthday celebration

Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi's wife, Florence Ajimobi turned a year old yesterday, April 5th. She had a celebration in Oyo state where an ICT center she donated was commissioned by her husband. More photos after the cut..