Saturday, 31 March 2012

Fashion forward

What is Sound Sultan wearing?
Posted by Picasa

Lola Alao premiers movie

Lola Alao has been silent for a while, this is due to the extensive work she is doing on her movie. In a chat with me the movie is set to premier.  The beautiful Kogi born says she is set to premier her movie ‘Shikemi oluwa’ . She puts the date as May 6th. According to her,  it is going to be the most classy Nollywood event ever as we are taking our time to give guests the best event apart from the fact that the movie is a great movie.  For her its will be a double whammy, as she will also be simultaneously opening her new restaurant.
(click on read more)

Tweet of the day

Posted by Picasa

Street Dance this year will be bumper – Deji Falope

 Deji Falope’s career as a television presenter has been a very smooth and upward looking. Starting from Galaxy Tv, NTA and then to MTN Yello show which gave him instant fame. He later , moved to Soundcity where he had his own show. He currently is the host of Malta Guiness Dance show, which with his hippy sense have created a show youth all over the country are addicted to. Today he is also a successful business with is Bodat Royal Ventures. His smooth life however had a hiccup when his relationship with his former lover Devine Logico, went awry. The break up led to a nasty court case. In this interview, with Hazeez Balogun, Deji could not speak about the relationshio since the case is still in court, but he spoke about his career and life after Devine.
(Read on)

Blach Celeb Mag debuts

A new informative magazine, black celebrity magazine debuts in Nigeria. Black Celebrity Magazine is a bi- monthly magazine which focuses on men and women of African heritage in all fields of human endeavour. The magazine celebrates outstanding achievers of African origin, especially young dynamic Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora with emphasis on their achievements and how it inspires us.

Anita Joseph's badly removed tattoo

Anita Joseph’s badly removed tattoo
Actress cum singer Anita Joseph had a huge inscription on her left arm some months back, now from her recent picture placed online, the tattoo is gone and a huge scare is in it’s place.
It’s gathered that in her bid to remove the tattoo with a surgical erasing treatment she developed huge scars over where the tattoo had been.
A tattoo buff Anita is said to also have one on her boobs and another one on her back. Anita is not new to scandals
A Linguistic graduate of the University of Calabar, Anita burst into the movie scene with a series of significant roles buoyed also by her unconventional dress sense on and off screen. About two years ago, she veered into music as part of what she describes as her constant communication with God. Bothe her music and movie careers are not really active these days

Posted by Picasa

Friday, 30 March 2012

Sokoto pays N45m salary to beggers

Will this erradicate poverty?

The Sokoto State government spends between N44 and 45 million on the payment of beggars allowances in the state monthly, Governor Aliyu Wamakko has said.

Wamakko in an interview said he introduced the payment of allowances to the beggars four years ago to alleviate their sufferings.

“We are spending between N44 and 45 million monthly on the payment of allowances to beggars in the state. Each of them earns N6,500 monthly. We devised this means to address the issue of Almajiri/ beggars on our streets. I believe they should be respected, they should be taken care of and they should be made to feel loved,” he said.

Nigerian wins 3 medals at Pre-Olympics

 Augustina Nwaokolo, has just won 3 gold medals for Nigeria in women's weightlifting at the African Qualifying series for the London 2012 Olympic Games, which is taking place right now in Kenya. In 2010, she won the first gold medal of the Delhi Commonwealth Games in India.
Augustina,thanks for doing us proud. Hoping you get the blings in London
Posted by Picasa

Funke Bucknor-Obruthe and her Essential Bridal Handbook!

 Grab your copy now!!!
Posted by Picasa

Fire at Ogudu

A tanker burning at the Ogudu end of lagos Ibadan as we speak

Meet your super hero "The Gidi Tweeter"

 Gidi Traffic harnesses his more than 16,000 followers to send out his reports
The identity of the tweeter Gidi Traffic, who informs motorists in Nigeria's largest city Lagos of traffic jams, has been revealed to the BBC.
This has been a "a long-age mystery" since the Twitter account was set up last September, Gidi Traffic said.
"My name is Kaptin Idoko and I am Gidi Traffic," he told the BBC in New York.

Posted by Picasa

Wife evicts sick actor from home

Veteran actor, Prince James Uche who has been battling diabetes and hypertension that left him almost bedridden for two years now is homeless at the moment.
The tough-talking actor has been kicked out of their Gbagada, Lagos residence by his wife, Ekene who claimed to be tired of running the affairs of their family all alone.
The displaced actor is currently squatting in a white-garment-Church, located near his former Gbagada home in Lagos. He is calling on all well-meaning Nigerians to come to his rescue.

Why is Atiku covering his face now?

 Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Kigo covering his face after arraigned for looting the Police Pension Fund to the tune of N32 billion. he is currently cooling of at Kuje prison. He should have covered his face while tempted to steal. Too late sir!!!
Posted by Picasa

Photo of the day

Oby Edozieh Alex O finally steps out after marriage
Posted by Picasa

Tables turn, 2 Brits arrested for forging Nigerian passport

Written by Dotun Oladipo  for Eagle online

For forging Nigeria's visa, two Britons have been arraigned by the Nigeria Immigration Service.
Ian Cunliff and Ofir More were on Wednesday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos on charges of visa fraud.
They were alleged to have forged the expatriate quota approval with reference number MIA/B/3939/1/41 on September 28, 2011.
According to the prosecution, they forged the signature of the Director, Citizenship and Business of the Ministry of Interior, Adetayo Sode.
The 16-count criminal charge, FHC/L/54c/12, which was brought before Justice Binta Murtala-Nyarko, by D.I Babale, a Nigerian Immigration Service legal officer, also added three companies as co-defendants in the case.
The three companies are C25 Nigeria limited, WTC International Holdings Nigeria Limited and WTC UK Limited.
Murtala-Nyarko fixed hearing in the case for May 24, 2012.
Posted by Picasa

Almost all drugs in Lagos are fake - Research

 84.6% of anti-malaria drugs in Lagos are fake - Research
The Guardian
Many a resident had dutifully used them as prescribed by their trusted physicians and wondered why the drugs failed to deliver on promise, as they did not get any better.
This may well be the reason: No fewer than 84.6 per cent of anti-malarial drugs sold in Lagos State are sub-standard, a research carried out by the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos, on 13 brands of Artesunate-amodiaquine combinations, also known as Artemisin Combination Therapy, bought from pharmacies in the state has shown.

Thursday, 29 March 2012

Serving the nation, by populating it

Posted by Picasa
Posted by Picasa

Tinubu's cake

lets share the National state cake
Posted by Picasa

Tinsel wants new stars

As part of its contribution to the development of local initiatives and productions in Nigeria,
M-Net, the leading pay television content provider on the African continent is throwing its doors open to aspiring actors and actresses in the country to audition for roles in the popular multi-camera soap opera, Tinsel.

The audition is scheduled to hold in the cosmopolitan city of Lagos on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th April 2012, from 7am to 5pm at the Protea Hotel, Leadway; 1, Mogambo Close, Maryland Estate. The open audition seeks to provide opportunities for talented Nigerians to live their dreams of starring in the popular soap opera and launch their acting careers to a continental audience.

See what your kid star has become

Remember Macaulay Culkin?? The kid in Home ALone!!
 He wasted everything because of drugs.
 He was arrested for consuming excess drugs in Oklahoma City for the possession of 17.3g of marijuana and two controlled substances, 16.5 mg of Alprazolam and 32 mg of Clonazepam.
Posted by Picasa

More LASTMA drama

Posted by Picasa

Etcetera hosts GT Da Guitarman

This is from Etcetera's Facebook account:

 Hi guys ETCETERA Live on TOP RADIO 90.9FM this evening, host one of Naija's Finest musician in the person of GT Da its gon be a blast with me and GT playing our Guitars and singing all your favourite Rock/Alternative songs..both Naija and Foreign... SO U CAN REQUEST FOR ANY OF UR FAVOURITE SONGS and we'll sing it LIVE on Air in Dedication to whoever u r dedicating the songs to.... so you can send ur request now to our twitter dat the songs can be rehearsed for a better performance...our twitter account is @ETCETERA_LIVE ... remember,the show is ETCETERA Live tonight from 7PM to 9PM on TOP RADIO 90.9FM ..
Posted by Picasa

Nigerian to die by hanging in Malaysia

 A high court in Malaysia has sentenced a Nigerian man, Sylvester Okole to death by hanging for drug trafficking.
 The Nigerian, was found guilty of drug trafficking two years ago but the sentence was read yesterday.
 NigeriaNewsdesk reports that Judicial commissioner, Mohammed AdbulWahab, announced the sentence to the 33-year-old Nigerian who was charged with trafficking 11.58kg of Marijuana and was arrested by local police officers at Platform 8, Shahab Perdana bus terminal in Malaysia at 9pm on October 7, 2010.
 According to reports, when the sentence was related to the convicted Nigerian by a court interpreter, he did not look worried.
 Sylvester Okole, who wore a white T-shirt and a black pair of trousers to the court proceedings was represented by B. Murthy, while the Deputy Public

LASTMA knocked down

Someone just sent me this picture now. Apparently this LASTMA official was knocked down while trying to stop a defaulting Motorbike? What a price to pay for serving ones state
Posted by Picasa

Only 10% passed Enlish in NECO

 Out of the 104,187 candidates that sat for English Language in the November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations of the National Examinations Council, only 10, 457 passed at credit level.
This represents 9.44 per cent of the candidates who took this examination.
And it is not only English Language that was affected in the examinations that the management of NECO released its results on Wednesday.
Announcing  the results, the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of NECO, Prof. Promise Okpalla, said only mathematics and Arabic Studies had slight improvement when compared with the results for last year.
Out of 110,590 candidates who registered for Mathematics, 45,547 passed at credit level.
This represents 41.19 per cent.
Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The metamophorsis of Ice Prince

Posted by Picasa

Otunba Gadafi finally laid to rest

Posted by Picasa

Portia's TV Soap Opera

Nollywood actress, who kicked off her career by winning The Next Movie Star, Portia Yamahan, says she is ready to air her new TV soap. This is culled from her Facebook status
"Hey guys this is my lastest work.... My first sitcom Titled(You and I) we have been on set for over 27days already... Its a sitcom centered around everyday people, some of who are our neighbors their characters, lifestyle etc its a Sitcom that is entertaining and educating... Believe me when I say I have the best Cast and Crew put together.. Its from the stables of DIM(Digital Interactive Media) producers of 'The Next Movie Star, SuperMom, D8, Excite on TV, and Groove on TV... Sola Fajobi(Executive producer) Adeola Osunkojo(Director)"
 Some of the Cast
 Kingsley Ogboso- As Olisa
 Daniel Christopher aka Showman- As Vande
 Tamara Eteimo- As Laura
 Wisdom Macaulay- As Segun
 Porttia Yamahan- As Dora and (Producer)
Posted by Picasa