Showing posts from February, 2017

Red Carpet Photos! Gabrielle Union, Ava DuVernay, Viola Davis, Anika Noni Rose & More at the Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party

The countdown to the 2017 Oscars is on. Several women stepped out at the Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party on Friday night (February 23) at Nightingale Plaza in Los Angeles. The event was attended by Jaime King, Gabrielle Union, Camilla Belle Angela Sarafyan, Nicola Peltz, Jenny Slate, Keegan-Michael Key, Alysia Reiner, Brie Larson, Kiersey Clemons, Zoe Kravitz, Michelle Dockery, Janet Montgomery, Gaby Hoffmann, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rowan Blanchard,  Ellie Bamber, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Viggo Mortensen, Ava DuVernay, Annalise Basso, Anika Noni Rose, Freida Pintoand more. See the photos after the cut:

Court grants Nollywood movie producer, Seun Egbegbe N5 million bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Nollywood producer, Seun Egbegbe and one Oyekan Ayomide N5 million bail. Both men have been in police custody since February 2nd for defrauding some Bureau De Change operatives at Gbagada in Lagos.

Ruling on their bail application today, the presiding judge, Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo said they should be remanded in prison until they fulfill their bail conditions.

"I lied about the things I said my husband bought for me' - Tonto Dikeh reveals more on IG

From 2015 until late last year, Tonto Dikeh took to instagram to show off a lot of expensive gifts she claimed her husband gave to her, praising him to high waters. Among the gifts was a bold canary yellow ring, a Toyota Prado SUV, a diamond studded chopard necklace and wristwatch which was her push gift, iPhone 7 rose gold, and a Lexus LX 570 SUV...

Now that they have spilt, Tonto Dikeh is letting loose on social media,

#OmosexyBirthdayGetaway: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde turns 39 in Style & Celebrates with Friends in South Africa!

Over the past few days, superstar Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has been celebrating her 39th birthday in South Africa with a few of her friends, including fellow Nollywood actress, Rukky Sanda and stylist, Swanky Jerry. Part of the celebration included a dinner hosted at the Esama Chief Gabriel Igbinedion Residence, Johannesburg. See the photos after the cut:

Over Reliance on Google has made Students Lazy – Kwara Varsity Lecturer

A lecturer, Ibrahim Oseni says students have become lazy due to their over-reliance on Google search for their academic works. Oseni, who lectures at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Kwara State University, Malete made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Friday. According to him, the use of Google search has turned students to lazy researchers. He said students now relied mainly on their phone and computer set to solve simple questions as they do not want to stress their brain thinking.

Must Watch! Eric Arubayi’s Music Video for “The Sound” is Here

Worship leader, soul singer and songwriter Eric Arubayi lives on in our hearts and through his music. To celebrate his life and legacy, his much-anticipated music video for “The Sound” has been released. The video was directed by Frizzle’n’bizzle Films and conceptualized by Eric Arubayi. “The Sound” was co-written by PITA. It is a song that totally shows an attitude of gratitude for all God has done for us. It was produced by ‘E-Kelly”. Watch below.

"At long last, after two years we have a President"- Reno Omokiri praises AP, Yemi Osibanjo

As he shared on his Facebook page...

Woman walks in on her son eating a 7-year-old boy (photos)

A woman received the greatest shock of her life when she walked in on her grown son, eating the flesh of a 7-year-old boy he dragged off the street.

Nazim Miyam, who is in his mid-twenties, reportedly lured the boy, Mohammed Monis, while he was outside playing with his friends and when he had the boy inside alone with him, he beheaded him, cut his limbs and neck, ripped his stomach out, tore his flesh and proceeded to feast on him.

This dastardly act took place at Nazim's home in Uttar Pradesh, India. When police officers arrived the scene, they found Nazim sitting beside the dismembered body of his victim, and he gave himself up without struggling.

Toke Makinwa is a Golden Girl for her “On Becoming” London Meet & Greet

Toke Makinwa is out and about in London promoting her memoir “On Becoming” two night ago she stepped out for a meet and greet looking like a golden girl in a gorgeous Virgos Lounge dress styled by Harvella Styles. She accessorised with a pair of silver chanderlier earrings and a cute pair of blakc and gold strap sandals.

FAAN gets 3 Directors & 1 General Manager

The Federal Government has appointed three new Directors and a General Manager for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). A statement signed by FAAN’s Acting General Manager, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this on Friday in Abuja. Yakubu said the newly appointed directors are Group Captain U.S.A. Sadiq, Director of Security Services (DSS); Rabiu Yadudu, Director of Airport Operations (DAO) and Salisu Daura, Director of Maintenance and Engineering.

'A husband who cheats on a roll and uses you as a punching bag' - Tonto Dikeh reveals more about her failed marriage to Churchill


South African claims Nigerians residing in their country are drug lords, owners of brothels and scammers

In the wake of the current Xenophobic attacks in South Africa, this South African, this morning took to Twitter to allege that Nigerians residing in South Africa are drug lords, owners of brothels and scammers. See more of his tweets after the cut..

How did Tonto go from this (in October 2016) to this in (Feb 2017)


Making Naija Proud! Nigerian Model Elizabeth Ayodele walks for Fendi at Milan Fashion Week

About 4 months ago, Elizabeth Ayodele was just another aspiring 18 year old model that signed up for FEW Model‘s Model Academy here in Lagos when she was immediately scouted by Bolajo Fawenhimi the founder and director of Few Models. Since then, through Few Models Nigeria, she got signed to IMG Models Worldwide – one of the leading modeling agencies globally – making her the very first Nigerian model to be signed to their global division. Today marks Elizabeth’s first catwalk on the runway and it was exclusively for the Karl Lagerfeld helmed, storied fashion house – FENDI!

Prince Charles was not in love with Princess Diana but felt bullied by his father to marry her, new book claims

A new book has made shocking revelations about the royal family, one of the revelations being that Prince Charles felt threatened to marry Princess Diana. According to the book written by Sally Bedell Smith which is a biography titled, Prince Charles:

Dangote Group to launch 25,000 Hectares Rice Outgrower Scheme in Sokoto

Dangote Rice Limited (DRL), a subsidiary of Dangote Group, is set to launch in Sokoto state, its multi-million Naira 25,000 hectares of rice outgrower scheme with a prospect of hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities for inhabitants of the rural communities. President of the Group, Aliko Dangotedisclosed at the weekend that the Company will on Wednesday, flag off with a pilot project of 500 Ha by Gonroyo dam, in Goronyo community. Gonroyo dam is the second largest in the country, after Kainji. The flag off ceremony which will be performed by the governor of the state, Aminu Tambuwa, will witness seedlings being distributed to the primary local farmers who will in turn plant them, after which Dangote Rice company will purchase from them for milling and final processing. Sokoto state is one of the 14 states spread across the country where Dangote Rice plans to operate the outgrower scheme to empower local farmers and create job opportunities for community dwellers and reduce migr…

A Night of Fine Wining & Dining as Young Professionals Networked for Love at the NiPRO Event | Photos

It was a night of fine wining, dining and networking as young professionals converged at the Soul Lounge, Lagos, for a special pre-Valentine event tagged ‘Networking for Love.’ Indeed, the evening provided a rare opportunity for the young professionals from various sectors of the economy to mingle and network with themselves. The event also had in attendance top celebrities including Banky W, Ace comedian MC Abbey and was hosted by TV Presenter, Jumoke Alawode-James,amongst others. True to the objective of the night, guests had fun networking all evening with the Network Train Game which saw the guests interacting with people fellow professionals. Soon enough, guests were exchanging business cards and contacts in order to connect and foster relationships after the event.

Wizkid, DJ Cuppy, Eugy & more hit the Stage for Runtown’s First UK Concert | See all the Photos on BN

The 12th of February, 2017 saw Runtownheadline his first ever UK concert put together by Therapy entertainment and Africa Unplugged limited. Runtown didn’t disappoint as he thrilled his adoring fans. With Valentine vastly approaching, the ladies in London came out in full force to see him! Hosted by Beat FM & Factory 78’s Adesope, the stage was warmed up by acts like Kojo funds, Naira Marley, DJ Cuppy, Eugy, Kwamz and Flava, Kc Pozzy, Ray, Tomi Agape and lots more. Runtown surprised his fans with his special guest Wizkid who joined him on stage for their rendition of “Lagos to Kampala “. Performing other hits of his, the night ended with the most popular Afrobeats song of the moment “Mad over you ” which he performed multiple times including various versions. He closed the show with the monster hit sending the audience into a frenzy as they belted the words to the song back to back. See the photos after the cut

Tonto Dikeh confirms she has left her husband, says he has not checked up on their son since the split

For weeks, there has been rumours that Tonto Dikeh's marriage to Oladunni Olakunle Churchill has crashed. Today, Tonto took to her Instagram page to confirm that she has left her husband and she took her son with her.

In response to a letter a concerned fan wrote to her, Tonto revealed she has left her marriage with her son and that she gave her husband access to their son but that he has not checked up on him. Read what she wrote and the letter from the concerned fan after the cut...

"Dear 'concerned' fan, Good day.
How are you and your family? My regards, love and greetings to them.
Now to address a little bit of your letter, firstly I say I do appreciate your concern. Then I move on to say thank you. When a woman leaves her husband, she takes her child because absolutely nothing else matters to her but the child. This is what I did and I happily give all access for his father to see him. Now my question to you is that did your source also tell you that he has never cal…

Nigerian comedian slumps and dies days after sharing news of his new car on Facebook

MC Worthy Comedian, an entertainer resident in Imo State died in the early hours of this morning, only days after he bought a new car.

The Comedian was reportedly healthy and showed no signs of an illness until he started complaining of a severe headache early this morning. He reportedly slumped soon after shouting that his head ached terribly and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Federal Medical Centre Owerri.

Photos: Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven rescues another boy tortured and abandoned by his family in Akwa Ibom

Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, who garnered international attention after she rescued severely malnourished child branded a witch and left to starve to death, has done it again.

The founder of the Children's Aid Education and Development Foundation (ACAEDF) took to her Facebook page moments ago to announce the rescue of another boy abandoned by his family.

"Today Nsidibe Orok and I went on a rescue mission. A boy was abandoned and left alone on the street. We found the boy tortured all over his body but he is safe now with all of us at "Land of Hope"

Zimbabwean woman pledges daughter as tithe

A Zimbabwean woman who suffered a number of miscarriages early in her marriage has offered her daughter as tithe to her church leader. The woman identified as Convictions Mapfumo from Sally Mugabe Height gave her child, a grade three student to Bishop Susan Zika Dube, the founder of  Holy Baptist Apostolic Church. Mapfumo is said to have experience painful miscarriages four times  but after the Bishop prayed for her, she gave birth to three girls born in 2005, 2009 and 2001.

MarketMoni: FG begins disbursement of interest-free loans to traders, artisans, youths & farmers

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced disbursement of interest-free loans to the latest accredited beneficiaries of MarketMoni – the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP)targeting market women and traders, artisans, youths and farmers. MarketMoniis one of four schemes under the Social Intervention Programme of the Federal Government, and is being executed by the Bank of Industry (BOI). As part of the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to stimulate the Nigerian economy and deepen financial inclusion for the under-banked and unbanked, over 24,000 Nigerians – including market women and traders, artisans, and youth – have so far benefited from the special intervention programme since its roll-out in December, 2016. The Office of the Vice-President revealed that the Federal Government has commenced disbursements in thirteen (13) states and the Federal Capital Territory, through the Bank of Industry (BOI), and will be expanding across all state…