Showing posts from May 23, 2016

VP Osinbajo Commissions LASEMA Response Unit and Security Vehicles and Motorcycles in Lagos

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo commissioned the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA)’s Response Unit and some equipments procured by the State government for the Unit, as well as some security patrol vehicles and motorcycles in Lagos today. Osinbajo also commissioned the newly constructed Ago Palace Way, Okota. The Vice President represented President Muhammadu Buhari who was billed to be in Lagos on Monday and Tuesday on a working visit but was postponed due to “scheduling difficulties”.

Female Talking Drummer, Ara has Been Appointed a Cultural Ambassador by The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has announced the appointment of Aralola Olamuyiwa aka Ara as a Cultural Ambassador of the Ife kingdom. She is well known for her skills as the first accomplished female talking drummer In Nigeria and she has been in the game for over 25 years. According to the letter addressed to Ara, she was recognized for her cultural contribution to Ile Ife and Yoruba land as a whole. She would serve in that capacity as a promoter and preserver of the Talking drum for future generations.

Photos: David Beckham buys lunch for a homeless man

David Beckham was seen buying and handing over to a homeless man - a burger and beer, after he had lunch with his children and niece at Tommi’s Burger Joint in West London.
David came out of the joint with the burger in his hand and the bottle of beer, handed it to the homeless man whose face immediately lit up. The pair then had a quick talk before David went back into the restaurant. Such a nice gesture!

Photos of Femi Fani Kayode at Lagos Magistrate Court today, to be detained by EFCC for 21 days

EFCC today arraigned former PDP Presidential campaign spokesperson, Femi Fani-Kayode in an Ikeja magistrate court where they secured an order of remand to keep him in their custody for another three weeks.
 A statement released by the agency reads;

Fayose bans cattle grazing in Ekiti, says; “cattle farmers must own ranch”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has banned grazing and rearing of cattle in the State, saying those interested in cattle farming should get their own private cattle ranch and that a bill to make movement of cattle from one location to another criminal in the State will soon be sent to the State House of Assembly.

Governor Fayose, who made this known when he visited Oke-Ako in Ikole local government area of the State that was invaded last Friday by Fulani herdsmen that killed two residents of the town and injured others, warned that government will henceforth confiscate any cattle seen anywhere in the State apart from ranch created for them by their owners.

Lagos State Government to Replace “Danfos” With AC Buses & Teach Transport Operators Behavioural Etiquette

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to rebrand the transportation system in the state. According to PUNCH, the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, made the announcement during the 2016 annual ministerial press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, saying that the initiative would involve replacing the mini-buses, popularly called Danfo”, with high-capacity buses. Mobereola said that the state government would introduce commuter protection number plates and body tags on buses to show their routes and enforce colour uniformity on all public transport systems in the state.

Celine Dion sheds tears at the BMAs after her son surprises her with Icon Award

Music Legend, Celine Dion broke down in tears during her first televised singing performance since the death of her husband, after her eldest son René-Charles, made a surprise appearance on stage to present her with the Icon award during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

Celine who performed a cover of her late husband's favourite song, 'Queen's The Show Must Go On', was given a standing ovation by the crowd, but became overcome with emotion and broke down in tears after René-Charles emerged on stage with her award. Reflecting about the emotional moment on stage to ET, Celine said,
'To try to perform that song without collapsing was big enough. 'LAnd then I turned around and I saw my son. As a mother, I really, through this whole process of our new life, wanted to be strong.I thought I was going to make it through the whole night without tears and show strength, and love won. I just collapsed. I'm very thankful for the award and proud of my family so much. You…

Nigerian Tech Entrepreneur Creates Latest Emoji App Available for Free Download

Following the wide acceptance of Emoji keyboards in the mobile world today, CEO of the Columbus Ohio based Wayitech Consults Josh Tutu have teamed up to create more Emoji diversity and options for the Nigerian community.

Toyin Lawani & her “Swag Family” are getting a Reality TV Show | Get the Details

Entrepreneur Toyin Lawani has announced that she and her family will be getting their own reality TV show soon where you can see behind the scenes footage of their life, the way she runs her business and more.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashianstun at the Opera opening of La Traviata

Kim Kardashian and her husband were seen as they arrived for the uber-chic opening of Sofia Coppola's opera take on La Traviata. 

Photos from Eva Longoria & José 'Pepe' Baston's wedding in Mexico

Actress Eva Longoria married TV executive, José 'Pepe' Baston in a romantic sunset ceremony in front of 200 guests, at a private residence in the lakeside town of Valle de Bravo, Mexico. Her new husband is the president of Grupo Televisa, Latin America's largest media company. This will be Eva's 3rd attempt at marriage. Wish her the best this time around. 

Campari Nigeria Lights Up Lagos Nightlife Celebrating 2Baba With Annie Idibia, Tee A, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Sensei Uche & Others

Premium bitters liqueur, Campari Nigeria lit up the city of Ikeja on Saturday May 21st, 2016 as well wishers, colleagues and fans came out in numbers to celebrate living legend and Campari ambassador, Innocent Idibia, also known as 2Baba on his honorary master’s degree from Igbinedion University. The event had guests like ace comedian, Tee A, renowned writer, Toni Kan, CEO Now Muzik, Efe Omorogbe, Portfolio Manager – International Premium Brands, Nigerian Breweries, Sampson Oloche and Dotun Omotoye in attendance and they partied into the night with 2Baba. Other guests include Kelly Handsome, Annie Idibia, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, City FM OAPs, Sensei Uche, Cvon, Kemi Smallz among many others. Head of Marketing, Brian Munro Limited, Abayomi Ajao commented, “We are excited to be celebrating an icon in the music business industry and Campari ambassador, 2Baba. His music has made so much impact in Africa and beyond, we are proud to be in collaboration with a brand like him”.

Red Carpet photos at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Britney Spears, Rihanna, Future, Ciara and her fiancé Russell Wilson, Kesha, Seal, Jessica Alba, Ariana Grande, Mila Kunis and her husband Ashton Kutcher and so many other stars graced the red carpet at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada which took place on May 22, 2016.

Teen Vogue hires first ever black Editor-in-Chief, Elaine Welteroth

29-year-old Elaine Welteroth has become the first African-American to hold the Editor-in-Chief position at fashion magazine, Teen Vogue and the youngest editor-in-chief in Condé Nast history. 

Behind The Scenes of Yemi Alade’s Colourful “Kom Kom” Video featuring Flavour

Yemi Alade recently released the music video for her duet “Kom Kom” with highlife singer Flavour; and the video became an instant fan favourite, trending on social media and gained over 100,000 in barely three days. The 2016 BET Award nominee who is currently in London promoting her chart-topping sophomore album “Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman”, has released behind-the-scenes footage and stills from the Clarence Peters directed shoot. More after the cut...