Showing posts from December 10, 2014

Photos: Celebrities at the AMVCA Nominee Unveiling 2015

The 2015 African Magic Viewer's Choice Awards nominee unveiling held this evening in Lagos and stars including Ini Edo, IK Osakioduwa, Kunle Afolayan and others stepped out in style for the event. See more photos after the cut...

The 2015 African Magic Viewer's Choice Awards nominee unveiling held this evening in Lagos and stars including Ini Edo, IK Osakioduwa, Kunle Afolayan and others stepped out in style for the event. See more photos after the cut...

Military Uncovers List & Sketches of Towns to be Attacked by Boko Haram

Troops operating in the North-East have captured documents containing list and sketches of communities and towns apparently slated for attack, from fleeing terrorists in Adamawa.

This is contained in a post on the website of the Defence Headquarters obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja.

It said in two separate operations spanning Adamawa and Bauchi states, the troops also killed 27 suspected terrorists during fierce confrontations in a bid to rid the areas of insurgency.

“During a hot pursuit of the terrorists around Hildi, Adamawa, at least seven of the terrorists lost their lives.

“A total of five rifles, hundreds of rounds of ammunition as well as bows and arrows were captured from them.

“During an operation conducted on Balmo and Lame forests linking Borno, Bauchi and Adamawa states, the troops recovered rifles and a number of motorcycles, and after resistance, the terrorists were crushed.

“Over 20 of the terrorists lost their lives while some were wou…

Malala Yousafzai receives her Noble Peace Prize

17 year old Pakistani girl rights activist, Malala Yousafzai received her Nobel Peace Prize today  Dec. 10th at the city hall in Oslo, Norway. She won the award in October alongside Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi. Receiving her award, Malala said
"I tell my story, not because it is unique, but because it is not. It is the story of many girls. I am pretty certain that I am also the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize who still fights with her younger brothers". More pics from the ceremony after the cut...

Nigerian woman allegedly murdered by husband in Houston, Texas

A Nigerian woman named Anastacia Oaikhena Lambert (pictured left) was found dead in her home in Houston, Texas on Monday December 8th and Houston police are now looking for her estranged husband,Achilles Lambert, who has gone missing with the couple's 11 month old baby.

27 year old Anastacia was found stabbed to death and her body stuffed inside a refrigerator in the Houston apartment. The decomposing body was found by maintenance workers after a strong foul odor was perceived coming from the woman's home.

The couple's 11 months old son is now believed to be with  38-year-old Patrick Lambert, who police suspect killed his estranged wife and they have put his face out.

Just two months ago, Anastacia called 911 to report that her husband was threatening her with a knife but when police got there the couple had settled and no charges were ever filed.

According to KHOU, the Achilles has not been seen or heard from in about a week. And that is how long they think Anastacia had been…

Dr Dre tops Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2014

Rapper, music producer and entrepreneur, Dr. Dre made a whooping $620 million this year, thanks largely to his Beat by Dre deal with Apple, making him the world’s top-earning musician of 2014. Queen Bey comes second. See full list below as released by Forbes
1. Dr. Dre: $620 million 2. Beyoncé: $115 million 3. The Eagles: $100 million 4. Bon Jovi: $82 million 5. Bruce Springsteen: $81 million

6. Justin Bieber: $80 million 7. One Direction: $75 million 8. Paul McCartney: $71 million 9. Calvin Harris: $66 million 10. Toby Keith: $65 million 11. Taylor Swift: $64 million 12. Jay Z: $60 million (tie) 12. Diddy: $60 million (tie) 12. Bruno Mars: $60 million (tie) 15. Justin Timberlake: $57 million 16. Pink: $52 million 17. Michael BublĂ©: $51 million 18. Rihanna: $48 million 19. Rolling Stones: $47 million 20. Roger Waters: $46 million 21. Elton John: $45 million  22. Kenny Chesney: $44 million  23. Katy Perry: $40 million 24. Jason Aldean: $37 million (tie)

Hey Parents! Here are 28 Internet Acronyms You Absolutely Need to Know

This one is for all the parents out there. Do you really know what kinds of messages your children are conveying when they chat online using Internet slangs?

In today’s internet age, slangs have gone beyond just the basic “LOL” (Laugh out loud) or “LMK” (Let me know). Acronyms have reached a whole new level – and you should be aware.

CNN’s Digital Correspondent and mother of two, Kelly Wallace, is shedding light on some common acronyms teens use while exchanging online/text messages:

1. IWSN – I want sex now

2. GNOC – Get naked on camera

3. NIFOC – Naked in front of computer

4. PIR - Parent in room

5 CU46 - See you for sex

6. 53X - Sex

7. 9 - Parent watching

8. 99 - Parent gone

9. 1174 - Party meeting place

10. THOT - That hoe over there

11. CID – Acid (the drug)

12. Broken - Hungover from alcohol

13. 420 – Marijuana

14. POS - Parent over shoulder

15. SUGARPIC - Suggestive or erotic photo

16. KOTL - Kiss on the lips

17. (L)MIRL - Let’s meet in real life

18. PRON - Porn

19. TDTM – Tal…

A Pair of Christian Louboutin Shoes from Banky W & Dinner with Friends! This is How Niyola Celebrated Her Birthday

RnB singer Niyola celebrated her birthday yesterday and a lot of Nigerian entertainers took to social media to wish her a happy birthday with lovely messages.

The EME record label artiste also celebrated her birthday with an intimate dinner with a few of her friends and colleagues in the industry.

Niyola also received a gorgeous pair of Christian Louboutin shoes from EME boss Banky W.

Seyi Shay, Sasha, Zina Anumudu, Yvonne Ekwere, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Steve Babeeko, Kaline, Remi Adetiba, Olamide Adedeji, Chyna Bee, Aisha Shaba and more were in attendance.

Oritsejafor drags Fashola to court over plans to demolish his Lagos church

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has instituted a law suit against Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Fashola over the state government's plan to demolish the Lagos branch of his church, Word of Life Bible Church, situated on Plot 21E, Abdulrahman Okene Close, off Ligali Ayorinde Street Victoria Island Annex.

In the suit filed before Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of a Lagos High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square, Pastor Ayo and the Incorporated Trustees of his church asked the court for an order of interlocutory injunction, restraining the state government from demolishing, destroying, dispossessing or forcibly ejecting the church from the property.

According to court papers obtained by The Nation, Pastor Ayo alleged that after applying for a building plan approval from the state government and it was not forth coming within the regular period, he made due enquires personally by writing several letters and holding meetings with the former and pres…

Photo: BBA Hotshots contestant Tayo Faniran meets his son

BBA contestant Tayo Faniran has finally met his son which his girlfriend gave birth to while he was in the BBA House. Tayo's girlfriend gave birth to Akintoye on October 14th. Tayo gave him the name when he was in the house.

Photos of the Rocket Proof Car of Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian president Vladimir Putin reportedly has a car that rocket can't penetrate. .Like seriously! More photos after the cut...

Governor Fashola meets Ambode

Lagos State APC governorship candidate Akinwunmi Ambode paid Governor Fashola a visit today. See more pics after the cut...

The winners of The Future Awards Africa 2014

Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa 2014 which held yesterday at the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel, was an unforgettable evening of inspiration.

The awards which were hosted by Iyanya, Osas Ighodaro, Ice Prince and Flavia saw 10 outstanding individuals rewarded for their excellent work across different fields: business, entertainment, politics, science and technology and education.

A star highlight of the evening was the final phase of TFAA’s #STOPEBOLA campaign, which was held via an auction on a custom piece by A-List haute couture designer, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi. 

Blogger, Linda Ikeji bid a whopping sum of 1Million Naira on the dress and the proceeds will go to the UN Ebola Response Fund.

The event was also graced by high-profile personalities in persons of President Goodluck Jonathan, represented by Honourable Minister for Youth Development, Boni Haruna, Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Dr, Oby Ezekwesili, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Banky W, Funke Akindele, Seyi Shay, to …