Showing posts from November 11, 2014

Laurent-Perrier hosts Femi Otedola, Nkiru Anumudu & More GTBank LFDW Guests to Champagne at VIP Lounge

Laurent-Perrier Champagne served as the official champagne sponsor of the GTBank Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2014 and guests who entered the VIP Lounge were treated to an experience like never before. With all the glamour and excitement of the fashion shows, Laurent-Perrier added more with beautiful pink strobe lights, music, soft lounges and of course, Laurent-Perrier Champagne. The LFDW Lounge was a great spot to unwind and relax after a long day of fashion shows and networking. Temi Dollface & Folu Storms Hauwa Mukan & Sekou Coulibaly Dolapo Oni & Simi Esiri Kiki Kamanu

Captain of South Korean Ferry that Sank & Killed over 300 Sentenced to 36 Years in Prison

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April, resulting in the death of over 300 individuals who were mostly students, has been sentenced to 36 years in prison after being found guilty if gross negligence.

Lee Joon-seok, the captain, was one of 15 crew members who faced trial over the incident, which has been described as “one of South Korea’s worst maritime disasters,” BBC reports.

Prosecutors had earlier charged him with homicide, and petitioned for the death sentence. However, he was acquitted on that charge.

The chief engineer of the Ferry, Park, was found guilty of murder, and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

In addition, the thirteen other members of the crew were given prison sentences of up to 20 years, after being found guilty of charges such as abandonment and violation of maritime law.

In the aftermath of the disaster, the public was outraged when video footage was released, showing captain Joon-Seok fleeing the ship, as the ship was sinking and passengers were…

Entertainment's Top-Earning Personalities of 2014

British music mogul Simon Cowell is the best paid entertainment personality in the world with an estimated $95million from June 2013 to June 2014. He made the money from X Factor, his label Syco and One Direction, among others.
Radio personality and America’s Got Talent judge Howard Stern ties Cowell at the top of the list with $95 million while talk show host Glenn Blaze comes in third with $90million. See full list below...
1. Simon Cowell, $95 million 2. Howard Stern, $95 million 3. Glenn Beck, $90 million 4. Oprah Winfrey, $82 million 5. Phil McGraw, $77 million

6. Ellen DeGeneres, $70 million 7. Rush Limbaugh, $66 million 8. Ryan Seacrest, $65 million 9. Gordon Ramsay, $47 million 10. Judge Judy Shendlin, $47 million...

Skye Bank acquires Mainstreet Bank

With the completion and signing of share purchase agreements (SPAs) with the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Skye Bank Plc is stepping up to the level of 1st tier banks.

AMCON, in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Communications Strategy and Research, Mr. Kayode Lambo, last week announced that Skye Bank is the preferred bidder for the acquisition of the entire issued and fully paid-up ordinary shares of Mainstreet Bank.

Within four days of AMCON’s announcement of Skye Bank as the preferred bidder for Mainstreet Bank, Skye Bank paid the mandatory 20% deposit of the bid price, which was the same day it signed the SPA and well ahead of the deadline, which was October 9, 2014. Skye Bank again, on Oct. 31, paid the 80% balance to complete the take-over of Mainstreet Bank ahead of the transaction deadline.

BBA Lilian Afegbai releases hot photos as she celebrates her birthday today

Big Brother Africa - Hotshots contestant Lilian Afegbai just released these hot photos to celebrate her birthday today November 11th. Happy birthday Sexy Lilian.. 

Rihanna Rocks Ankara Dress to the White House

BadGal RiRi visited the White House yesterday, rocking a beautiful Ankara dress. She took a tour through the official residence and workplace of the US president and when she and her crew got to the White House briefing room, Rihanna climbed the podium and fielded mock questions from her crew. Go Girl.