Thursday, February 4, 2016

Selena Gomez covers W Magazine's March 2016 Issue

Singer Selena Gomez hits the beach for W Magazine’s March 2016 cover. Selena stands out in designs of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Miu Miu and more for the high fashion cover shoot. She also granted an interview in which she opened up about her on and off relationship with Justin Bieber.

Nigeria Defence Academy reacts to video of army Cadets beating a man for complimenting a female officer

The Nigerian Defence Academy has reacted to the video that went viral yesterday showing army Cadets torturing a young man for saying a female officer was beautiful (Read here). According to a statement by the Academy, preliminary investigation so far shows that the incident happened somewhere in Lagos in 2014. The statement reads;

"The attention of The Nigerian Defence Academy has been drawn to a trending video showing Cadets beating some persons. Please note that NDA is investigating the incident. Preliminary investigation has confirmed the incident to have occurred in 2014 somewhere in Lagos while the Cadets were on break. NDA as a responsible institution saddled with task of producing future military leaders will not in anyway tolerate such unruly and flagrant mistreatment of Nigerians. The NDA under current leadership has addressed most disciplinary loopholes. Further investigation is continuing. Please assist and circulate. Thanks. Nigerian Defence Academy".

Another terrorist group may emerge if poverty is not addressed - Bauchi gov

Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, says another terror group may emerge if poverty and ignorance in the North East is not addressed. He said this during a meeting with a 12-member As­sessment Team of the Eu­ropean Union (EU), United Nations (UN) and World Bank (WB) on insurgency devastated areas in the North-East in Bauchi yesterday February 3rd.

R&B Singer Tinashe Takes Some very sexy pis In The New Issue Of Complex Magazine

R&B singer Tinashe stuns for Complex magazine February issue. See more below...

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Dabota Lawson Files for Divorce from Billionaire Hubby Sunny Aku

It has now been confirmed that the former beauty queen has filed for divorce from her husband of two years with reports that she could no longer “live in fear of the unknown”.
According to SDK who broke the news exclusively, Dabota Lawson actually moved out of Sunny Aku’s house over 4 months ago and at some point her husband had to get family and friends to beg her to return home.
According to reports, Dabota revealed in the divorce papers filed that Sunny Aku was technically still married as at the time they had their wedding in December 2014, and on those grounds she will not continue with the marriage.
Since they got married Dabota Lawson and Sunny Aku have been a picture perfect couple with so many cute photos on social media.
Below are some of their notable moments:

2 Nigerians among money mules jailed in the UK for helping to defraud a company of £3.8 million

A group of money mules who helped defraud Wonga of £3.8 million by having cash-funneled into their accounts have been jailed, one in absentia because he fled to Nigeria.

Over a 14-month period starting in April 2012, over 19,000 fraudulent loan applications totalling £6.2 million were submitted to the company using stolen identities. 

5-Year-Old Calmly Calls Cops After Parents Killed: 'This Dude Shot 'Em'

A 5-year-old boy from Chattanooga, Tenn., made a heartbreaking call to the police on Sunday night at about 11 pm telling the dispatcher that “my daddy and my mama got shot.”
The boy, who seemed too young to know his address, calmly tells the dispatcher that “this dude shot ’em” and asks her to “tell the police officers to come.”

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Toolz and Tunde Demuren Share Pre-Wedding Photos #TSquare2016

On Air Personality Princess Tolu “Toolz” Oniru and Captain Tunde Demuren are going to have their traditional engagement very soon, and their white wedding in a few months.
Toolz and Tunde posted some of pre-wedding photos today, using the hash tag #ThePrincessAndTheCaptain. More below...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Tanzanian President bans miniskirts in bid to curb spread of HIV/Aids

Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli has reportedly banned the wearing of miniskirts in the country saying he believes the garments, along with short dresses, encourage the spread of HIV/Aids.

Tanzania Cultural Development Director Herman Mwansoko said all Tanzanian women have three months within which to "get rid of miniskirts for replacement with decent garments."

Looters should have their hands amputated and hung to death —House of Reps member says

A member of the House of Representatives, Umar Yakubu Barde has advocated for the amputation of hands of those found guilty of stealing from the Nation's treasury. Speaking in an interactive session with the some journalist in Kaduna state yesterday January 18th, Barde who is a PDP member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency of Kaduna State, said those who stole in millions of Naira should have their hands amputated, while those who looted in billions of Naira should be hanged to death.

Nigerian student arrested for drug trafficking in Uganda

A 28 year old Nigerian student of Kampala University identified as Rufus Okafor has been arrested in Kampala, Uganda after he was intercepted with 19 kilograms of marijuana and 795grames of heroin worth sh229m at Posta Uganda on Friday January 15th. According to reports, Rufus was about to send the drugs to Netherlands when he was arrested. He will be appearing in a Ugandan court today January 19th.

Call for Buhari’s impeachment joke of the year - Senate

The Leadership of the Senate has described the call by PDP for the impeachment of President Buhari over the missing budget as the biggest joke of the year. Senate leader, Ali Ndume said this while speaking with newsmen in Abuja yesterday January 18th;
‘It is the biggest joke of the year. We should be talking of how to kill the PDP for exposing this country to this mess. They killed the country in their 16 years’ reign and now somebody is correcting their mess.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Buhari should hand over to Osinbajo if he has no clue to solving Nigeria's problems- Fayose

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose has called on President Buhari to handover to Vice President Osinbajo if he does not have any clue to solving Nigeria's problems. He said this while signing the N67.04 billion 2016 appropriation bill of the state into law today December 15th
“Enough of these flimsy excuses. President Buhari has to fulfill all his electoral promises to the people. If he has no clues to all these problems, he should hand over to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo or whoever and bow out honourably.

Iranian President calls Buhari, protests killing of Shiites

President Buhari yesterday received a call from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani protesting the killing of Shiites during a clash between the Army and the Shiites in Kaduna on Saturday December 12th that left over 60 Shiite members dead.

The Iranian president said “minor disputes must not be allowed to turn into deep differences” among Muslims and also demanded for information on the fate of the leader of Nigeria’s “Shia Muslims”.

Nigeria's house rent collecting system must change - Fashola

Minister for Works, Housing and Power, Babatunde Fashola has called for a review in the way Nigerians pay two years house rent whenever they are seeking to get an apartment. He stated this while speaking at a press conference in Abuja recently
“The way we collect rent is something that must change. If we are collecting two years rent in advance from a salary that is going to be earned in arrears monthly, there’s an accounting mismatch. This is something many of us have experienced, you pay two years rent in advance money you haven’t earned.

Justin Trudeau And Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau Pose In New Vogue Spread

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau were photographed by Norman Jean Roy for Vogue's January 2016 issue.

EFCC alleges Dasuki used part of the arms deal fund to buy properties in Dubai and London

Counsel to EFCC, Rotimi Jacobs told the Federal High Court yesterday during the bail hearing of Dasuki and 2 others that investigations by the anti-graft agency showed that the former National Security Adviser used some of the loots from the N32 billion arms deal fund to acquire properties in Dubai and London. Rotimi stated this in the counter-affidavit he presented before the court while opposing Dasuki's bail application. The counter-affidavit in part reads
“That our investigation also revealed that the applicant transferred large sums of monies outside Nigeria and he acquired several assets in Dubai and London with these funds.”.

Millionaire businessman cleared of raping teenager after he told court he may have accidentally penetrated her

A Saudi millionaire has been cleared of raping a teenager after claiming he might have accidentally penetrated the 18-year-old when he tripped and fell on her.
Property developer Ehsan Abdulaziz, 46, was accused of forcing himself on the girl as she slept off a night of drinking on the sofa of his Maida Vale flat.

DSS drops charges against Biafra leader Nnamdi Kanu in Magistrate Court

The Charges filed by the Department of State Security against the director of the Indigenous People of Biafra and owner of Biafra Radio, Nnamdi Kanu at the Chief Magistrate Court Abuja has been dropped. Shuaibu Usman, the magistrate of the Chief Magistrate Court, Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, this morning discharged Kanu and struck out the case filed against him after the Federal government through its agent, the Department of State Services (DSS), approached the court to withdraw the case so that a higher court, which has jurisdiction to entertain charges bordering on terrorism, can take over.

Alex Okosi covers Hello! Nigeria's December 2015 Issue

The December 2015 Holiday issue of Hello! Nigeria magazine sees entertainment mogul and head of Viacom International Media Networks Africa, Alex Okosi grace the cover. Looking suave on the cover, Alex sits down with Hello! in a rare exclusive interview discussing his rise to the top and bringing MTV Base to Africa. “I’m passionate about being a good person and I’m obsessed with things being perfect. I don’t like excuses for what wasn’t done and I feel that, for most things, if you set your mind to it, you can make it happen.” he tells the publication.