Showing posts from July 23, 2016

Crystal Design – 2016 Barcelona Campaign

Introducing the 2016 Barcelona Collection by Ukrainian designer Crystal Design. This collection captures the heart and image of a modern girl who has always dreamed of being a special bride at her wedding, standing out by emphasizing her individuality. The bridal gowns has a regal flare ranging from desirable princess dresses to lace mermaid gowns – the details are simply mind-blowing.

"Stop arresting innocent people in the name of looking for NDA operatives" - Avengers

In a statement titled "Stop going after soft targets", Avengers spokesperson Brig. Gen Mudoch Agbinibo debunks the report that the Operatives of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS Delta) arrested and paraded suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers. (Read here). The statement reads, "From media reports, it is clear Commodore Joseph Dzunve the Commanding officer NNS Delta has lost his sense of Professionalism, how are those innocent boys connected to NDA. We don’t know Prince David and Felix Ebiador they are not part of us. All NDA operatives are intact. No security operative has arrested any of our members. What the commanding office NNS delta commodore is doing is to please his boss that he is working. Must he connect innocent people to us? Very soon the general public will know the truth about Nigeria Military especially Nigeria Navy that specializes in illegal oil bunkering.

They are “Everyday Warriors”! Check out the Official Campaign for the 2nd Annual Africa Gives Back International Gala 2016

The 2nd Annual Africa Gives Back International Gala team has released the official campaign photos for the 2016 event with the theme “Everyday Warriors”. Africa Gives Back International’s (AGBI) philosophy is that everyone, no matter what race or background is a warrior; and all have battle scars to show for it; either metaphorically, mentally or physically. These scars can be from one’s trials and tribulations and life’s experiences. Furthermore, how one uses and hones those experiences into a positive and productive nature further establishes one as an “Everyday Warrior”.

Saudi billionaire dies two weeks after his supermodel ex-wife was awarded £75m in divorce settlement

A former supermodel Ms Christina Estrada who dragged her former husband, billionaire Sheikh Walid Juffali to court demanding £196 million from the businessman to meet her 'reasonable needs' - which included two luxury houses, a huge clothes budget and five cars has been informed that her husband has passed away. 

Her ex-husband, billionaire Sheikh Walid Juffali passed away in Zurich on Wednesday following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Dr Juffali, was chairman and heir of EA Juffali and Brothers, one of Saudi Arabia's most successful companies.

 Ms Estrada met the businessman in 2000 and got married soon after, then they had a daughter together. However the marriage ran into difficulty after Dr Juffali's decision in 2012 to marry a 25-year-old Lebanese model, who is now the mother of his two youngest children, while still married to Ms Estrada. The sheikh divorced Ms Estrada in Saudi Arabia in 2014 under Islamic law without her knowledge.

Earlier this month Ms Estrada, took…

Ziad Nakad at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016-2017

Lebanese fashion designer Ziad Nakad redefines elegance with the new Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Haute Couture ZN Signature 2016 collection at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture 2016. The collection is romantic and offers a range of colourful gowns for the more risque brides or suitable for a second wedding outfit. Ziad Nakad is known for gorgeous free-flowing dresses made from chiffon, silk, satin and handmade flowers with Swarovski crystal.

Wale and girlfriend welcome baby girl

TMZ announced yesterday that rapper Wale had to cancel his performance at the One Africa Music Fest which took place at Barclay's Center in NYC because his girlfriend, Chloe Alexis gave birth to their daughter, named Zyla, yesterday afternoon in New York. Wale took to his page to announce the birth himself and wrote...

Photos: Coffins waiting in Italy port for bodies of migrants, Nigerian survivors describe harrowing journey

Badly disfigured bodies of 21 young women and one man, including Nigerians who died in the Mediterranean Sea were recovered from rubber boats on Wednesday.
The search and rescue vessel run in partnership between Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE also rescued 209 people from the dinghies. The rescued include two pregnant women and 50 children, of whom 45 were travelling without parents or guardians.
The bodies were brought to port of Trapani, Sicily on Friday, July 2 as fellow migrants described scenes of panic and violence when water poured into their dinghy. Some survivors had bite marks, testimony to a desperate struggle onboard to escape death.

Ay's highly anticipated ' A Trip To Jamaica' hits cinemas across Nigeria from September

After a successful debut as a producer in 2014 with the highly acclaimed '30 Days In Atlanta' which broke all Hollywood and Nollywood box office records to become the highest grossing movie in the history of Nigeria, award-winning comedian AY is back again to engage and entertain movie lovers across the country with his highly anticipated movie ‘A Trip To Jamaica’.

According to Ayo Makun (AY), the executive producer, the movie is a hilarious installment of the Akpos series and was shot in Lagos, Atlanta and Montego Bay in Jamaica, with an all-star cast drawn from Nigeria, Ghana, America and Jamaica. “After the success of ‘30 Days In Atlanta’ there were a lot of calls for more so we decided to do a spinoff to showcase further adventures of Akpos”. 

Former Bolton/Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce named new England coach

Sam Allardyce is the new manager of the England National football team. He was appointed yesterday after days of negotiations with the English FA and he's been tasked with restoring the football glory once associated with the English team as the F.A don't want a repeat of the awful showing at Euro 2016 were England exited at the hands of minnows Iceland.

Singer Koffi Olomide caught on camera assaultiing female dancer in front of police officers (watch)

Koffi Olomide was caught on camera assaulting one of his dancers after landing in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday. The 60-year-old Congolese soukous singer and dancer, accompanied by his wife and a group of dancers, landed at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport to a rousing reception by a group of Kenyan fans waiting to receive him.

Flavour Shows Love to Widows in Enugu with Gifts and a Beautiful Acoustic Performance

Superstar musician Flavour N’abania recently went on a visit to his home state Enugu where he had the opportunity to meet with widows there. In his words, “Women are the cornerstone of African culture, I felt it was important to go pay tribute and spend time with them”. He also documented his trip giving his fans the chance to see another side of the superstar and his acoustic performance for the widows.

Photos/Video: Nigerian man accidentally kisses singer Adele during her performance in Canada

21-year-old fan of singer Adele who flew from Nigeria to Vancouver, Canada to see her perform last night, mistakenly kissed her on the lips when she pulled him up on stage. When she found out he spent N200,000 to see her and traveled down from Nigeria, she decided to give him a big hug and then their lips brushed “Oh my god, I haven’t been kissed by another man in like six years! He just snogged me!" Adele said.

Pioneer EFCC Boss, Nuhu Ribadu Returns to APC

The Pioneer Executive Chairman of theEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu has announced his return to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). Ribadu made this known in a post on his Facebook Page. Ribadu who was a founding member of the APC left the party in 2014 after the then governor of Adamawa state, Murtala Nyako was impeached by the State House of Assembly. He joined the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and contested for the 2015 governorship election in Adamawa which he lost. There were reports earlier this week that the state chapter of the APC has been calling on the former police officer to return to the party.

Nigerian Athlete Opens GoFundMe Page to Seek Sponsorship for Rio Olympics

This is not the kind of report we ought to be getting, but sadly we are. There have been reports that there were no funds for Nigerian athletes for the 2016 Rio Olympics. House of Reps members had also called for immediate release funds to the Ministry of Sports to facilitate the country’s preparations at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games earlier this month.

Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine, a Popular Senator From a Swing State, as Running Mate

Presumptive Democratic Nominee, Hillary Clinton has named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running. She chose a battleground-state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish, traits that she believes can bolster her chances to defeat Donald J. Trump in November 2016. She announced her choice on Twitter & her website after months of deliberating on who could take the Democratic ticket in an unpredictable race against Mr. Trump.

Inside the £500million palace of Turkey's president plus his wife's extravagant shopping sprees

This report found on Daily Mail claims that Turkey's president, Tayyip Erdogan, spent £500million on a lavish presidential palace. According to the online news outlet, more than £26million was spent on doors for the opulent edifice while carpets cost over £7million.

They also claim his wife, Emine goes on extravagant shopping sprees and once shut down a shopping mall in Brussels in order to shop for designer bags. On another occasion, she blew £37000 on antique shopping while accompanying her husband on an official trip to Poland. Read the full report after the cut.
She claims to live a 'humble and modest' life with strict Muslim values, whiling away the hours in palace kitchen fermenting apples and turning them into vinegar.