Showing posts from May 19, 2015

Davido, Omo Baba Olowo is a Father! Welcomes Baby Girl with Dele Momodu’s Cousin, Sophie

Nigerian music superstar Davido is now a daddy. He welcomed a baby girl a couple of days ago, with Sophie Momodu, who is the cousin of media mogul,Dele Momodu. Congrats to the couple!

Denrele Edun, Ik Ogbonna, Alex Ekubo, Moyo Lawal & More at the Premiere of the 50 Naira Story in Lagos!

The Film house at Apapa mall witnessed a large turnout of celebrities and guests as Audio Visual First in partnership with Brooks and Blake premiered four awesome movies simultaneously in its 50 Naira Story Initiative, last Sunday. This epic outing featured four movies and the guests were allowed to watch any or all of these movies Beneath Her Veil, Night for Sex, Where Does Beauty Go?and One Minute Man. Various Nollywood stars such as Moyo Lawal, Clarion Chukwura, Tony Umez, Mary Njoku, Seun Akindele, Aderonke Shittu, Benjamin Lugo and many others starred in these four movies and those who watched these movies attested to the fact that the 50 Naira Story is a remarkable initiative. Check out the Photos from the Event:

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Angelique Kidjo & More Awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees by Yale University

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and renowned African music superstar, Angelique Kidjo have been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Yale University. Okonjo-Iweala was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, and Kidjo was awarded a Doctor of Music degree. Yale News made the announcement. Here is what they wrote about Okonjo-Iweala and Kidjo: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Doctor of Humane Letters) You are a citizen of your country, your continent, and the world. Shaped by challenging experiences during your childhood in Nigeria, you have made social and economic reform your mission. As Nigeria’s coordinating minister of economic development and minister of finance, you have tackled corruption, created a vision and path to long-term economic stability, and worked to build a culture of transparency. At the World Bank, you made food security a priority and provided policy advice and capital for the world’s poorest countries. With wisdom,…

Taylor Swift Gets Wild and Crazy in Party Photo Booth

Louis, Liam, Ed, Taylor, Calvin, and Austin (Twitter) Taylor Swift knows how to have a good time. After stealing the show at the Billboard Music Awards, the "Bad Blood" singer and her pal Ed Sheeran threw a star-studded afterparty at the Nobu Villa at Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
The 25-year-old superstar let loose following her 8 big wins and it was all captured in the awesome photo booth — complete with costumes and props — on hand at the fete. Taylor's younger brother Austin, who graduated from Notre Dame over the weekend, posted the above shot on Twitter, writing, "Last night was a wild ride #DoneWithCollege."
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne got in on the fun, posing with Ed, Taylor, Calvin Harris, and Austin. In one shot, Swift and her DJ beau only have eyes for each other. Could her new romance have anything to do with why her ex Harry Styles skipped out on the soiree with his bandmates?
"Harry didn't stay in Vegas afte…

Omotola & daughter Meraiah become Knorr ambassadors

Highly respected thespian Omotola and her beautiful second daughter miss Meraiah Ekeinde are the newest brand ambassadors in town. They were both picked for the Mother - Daughter campaign for awareness of Iron deficiency anaemia in women and teenage girls. Knorr has embarked on a social mission “knorr Green food steps” a new way of adding Greens to cooking daily and the launch of the new fortified knorr bullion cubes. 

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Ebola Cases Rise in Guinea & Sierra Leone – WHO

The World Health Organisation(WHO), confirmed on Tuesday that Ebola has spread further in Guinea and Sierra Leone. Bruce Aylward, WHO Special Representative for Ebola in Geneva, told a technical briefing attended by health ministers that there were 36 new cases in the past week. He said the situation was four times as many cases as the week before. Aylward said the findings were an indication that the virus would not go quietly and it would take an extraordinary effort to finish the job. Liberia was declared Ebola-free earlier in May. Photo Credit:

VP Namadi Sambo and wife ask for forgiveness as they leave office

Vice-President Namadi Sambo, and wife, Amina Sambo, on Monday urged those they offended to forgive them. The vice-president, who spoke to newsmen shortly after a valedictory meeting with his supporting members of staff at Aguda House, Abuja, said he had forgiven all those he had interracted with in the last five years.

According to him, he has enjoyed good and cordial working relationship with all his supporting members of staff. “Whether in government or outside government, we will continue to contribute towards the development of the country.

And also, we have enjoyed working together and we have become one family with our staff and we assure them that we shall always be there for them. Also, we pray that all those that we have offended during this period, we beg for their forgiveness and we forgive all those that have done anything wrong to us.’’he said Sambo thanked the staff for their support and cooperation and urged them to extend the same to the incoming administration.

In her re…

Pres. Jonathan Arrives in Ghana for 47th Heads Of State ECOWAS Session – PHOTOS

President Goodluck Jonathan is currently in Ghana for the 47th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government. He arrived in Kotoka International Airport, Accra on Tuesday, where he received a warm welcome. Photo Credit: NAN-PHOTO