Showing posts from April 28, 2016

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Nicki Minaj, Donald Trump, Lewis Hamilton & More at the 2016 TIME 100 Gala

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 26: Co-founder of Transparency International Obiageli Ezekwesili attends 2016 Time 100 Gala, Time’s Most Influential People In The World red carpet at Jazz At Lincoln Center at the Times Warner Center on April 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Time) The 2016 TIME 100 Gala held last night, Tuesday 26th of April at th Time Warner Center in New York City. The event was attended by Time Magazine’s most influential people of the year including Obiageli Ezekwesili, Donald Trump, Nicki Minaj, Padma Lakshmi, Jenji Kohan, Mia Farrow, Dylan Farrow, Gayle King, Ariana Grande, Caitlyn Jenner, Melania Trump, Wendi Deng, Gina Rodriquez, Lewis Hamilton and more.

Stunning new photos of actress Nse Ikpe-Etim

Nse looks stunning in this new shoot for jewelry line, Nichole by Haguanna. More photos after the cut...

Flavour Opens Up on Why He’s Unmarried – “have you ever seen a successful musician having a good home and a good career?”

Flavour opened up to Hip TV about why he hasn’t gotten married yet. The musician has two daughters the public knows about. He said marriage is not good for musician’s careers. BN TV transcribed the interview for people who don’t have data, or just want to read.

Manny Pacquiao beefs up security after being threatened by a terror group in the Philippines

On Wednesday, the president of Philippines, President Benigno Aquino III revealed that both him and boxer Manny Pacquiao were on the hit list of Muslim extremist group, Abu Sayyaf, the same group that beheaded a Canadian hostage earlier this week. The president revealed that the group has made plans to assassinate him and they allegedly even "hatched plots to kidnap Pacquiao or one of his children."

Manny, expressed shock today at the President's claim that the Islamic militants planned to kidnap him or one of his kids. He said he had no idea until the president announced it but has now taking serious security measures to keep him and his  family safe. He also called out the president for not informing him about the plot before going public.

Introducing Senegal’s Tongoro – The Most Creative Designer Brand You’ve Never Heard of

When you hear of, or see boundary-pushing designer brands in Africa, the countries that usually come to mind are South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria; but never Senegal. Senegal would usually not even come anywhere close to your top 20 picks. But like the Biblical phrase, you might ask ‘what good comes out of Senegal’? Enter—Tongoro— a contemporary Dakar based affordable ethical designer brand. For Spring Summer 2016, the brand’s collection is one filled with some of this season’s biggest trends –  vibrant prints (polka and tie & dye in this case), culottes, belle sleeves that extends to the pant hem, off shoulder, pin stripes, fringe. Even more interestingly, waistline and shoulder ruching among many others. At the same time, this trendy collection is quite timeless with the laid back chic silhouettes and cuts that run through the entire collection.

2Baba Releases Fresh Photos As Campari Ambassador

Last week, The Legendary International RnB superstar, 2Face was announced as the brand ambassador for premium liqueur brand Campari, at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference (NECLive), which was held at the Landmark Events Centre, Oniru, Lagos. 2Face has now released new photos as ambassador. The announcement took place with some of the most important names in Nigerian entertainment in attendance including D’Banj, Banky W, Falz, Dayo ‘D1’ Adeneye, Ayo Animashaun, Funke Bucknor-Obruthe, Gbenga Adeyinka, Ubi Franklin, Joice Ize-Iyamu, Praise Adejo, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, amongst others. Commenting on Campari’s signing of 2Face, Marketing Manager, Brian Munro Ltd, Abayomi Ajao said, “We are very proud to announce this deal with a wonderful gentleman who is a great brand in his own right. We were particular about partnering with 2Face because he embodies the values that the Campari brand represents – originality, passion, maturity and universal appeal. It is a mutually beneficial relationship a…

Check Out the Forbes List of 30 Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa in 2016

The guys at Forbes recently published a list of 30 promising young entrepreneurs in Africa in 2016. The list covers people from different backgrounds, taking great strides in their various fields of expertise. What makes them stand out is their consistency, and the amazing stories behind their innovative ventures. Simbarashe Mhuriro, Zimbabwean

Founder, OurSun Energy (Private) Ltd
31-year-old Simbarashe Mhuriro founded Oxygen Africa in 2009 as an investment advisory company to help facilitate foreign investors in Zimbabwe. In 2013, Oxygen Africa partnered with Swiss-based Meeco Group, a renewable energy company, to establish Oursun Energy Zimbabwe – a joint venture Independent Power Producer that specializes in the development, building, owning, and operating of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects in Zimbabwe. OurSun Energy has raised $7 million and is currently developing two 5MW grid-connected solar plants in Zimbabwe. Ntombenhle Khathwane, Swazi

Nicki Minaj stuns at the TIME magazine Gala in black lace

Nicki Minaj who appeared on one of the six TIME 100 covers this year shared some of her photos at the TIME 100 Gala - a celebration of TIME's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, on Tuesday.
Nicki went to the event with Givenchy's Artistic Director- Riccardo Tisci. She captioned one of the photos. Nicki Minaj is the only female rapper to grace the cover of TIME MAGAZINE other than Lauryn Hill.

20 oil thieves bag 6 years jail term each

This is a press statement from EFCC. Justice Ibrahim Buba of Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday convicted 20 persons for illegal dealing and storage of petroleum products.The convicts are Adesunloye Fani-Kayode, Captain Daniel Lebile, Ala Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Michael Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Johnson Mashebinu, Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye and Kayode Ireti.

Others Chuks Isiwepkweni, Friday Nchikpa, Peter Bayo, Ubom Amos, Zuopamo Embiowei, Olabamerun Owolemi, Adams Husseini, Ebisingha Timmy and Godwin Oputeh, MV Long Island and their companies Afa Global Impex Services Limited and GFL Marine Service Limited.