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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

PHOTOS: The Incredible Apartments That Have Swimming Pools Instead Of Balconies

Architects have made a splash with a bold design for new towers in Mumbai featuring swimming pools enclosed in glass instead of balconies.
Known as Aquaria Grande, the 37-storey skyscrapers were the result of a collaboration between Hong Kong-based architect James Law and Indian real estate company Wadhwa Group.

PHOTOS: SPOTTED...Beyoncé Avoids The Paparazzi In Manhattan

Beyoncé was spotted out earlier today [Apr. 1] riding solo in NYC. Flying solo in metallic Louboutin pumps and tan & white skinny pants, while she was busy talking on her cell phone.

NEWS IN BRIEF: Obasanjo Resigns As PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) Chairman

Retired but not tired?
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has resigned as chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party. 

Video Emerges Saying Beyoncé’s “Blue Ivy Is A Doll & Isn’t Real”…PLUS…Footage Of Her Being Swarmed By Paps!

Only for record purpose…

VIDEO 1


VIDEO 2

Rihanna Talks About Seeing Beyoncé’s Baby, Blue Ivy Cater…She Calls Her “Unreal”, “Perfect”, “Beautiful” & “Jay-Z’s Twin”

Thirsty for more info on the offspring of hip-hop’s hottest couple? Rihanna is the latest celeb spilling the beans on Blue Ivy Carter!

Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) Donates N500m To University Of Agriculture In Abeokuta (UNAAB)

University of Agriculture in Abeokuta (UNAAB) has received a N500 million special grant from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to upgrade its facilities.

OAKLAND SHOOTING: Gunman Kills 7 – ‘A Nigerian & 6 Others From Korea, Nepal and The Philippines’…Wounds 3 At California Christian College…

A police armored vehicle drives by what appears  
to be covered dead bodies following a
multiple shooting in Oakland, California, April 2, 2012.
A gunman opened fire at a private Christian college in California on Monday [Apr. 2], killing at least seven people and wounding three others after telling former classmates to "get in line ... I'm going to kill you all".

VIDEO: Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Gives First Interview Since Death…Still Grieving Loss

Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has given her first interview since the death of her daughter in February.

The gospel singer has kept a dignified silence since Whitney was found dead at the Beverly Hilton Hotel after taking cocaine and drowning in the bath. Sitting down for an interview with local New Jersey station MY9 News, Cissy opens up about her tragic loss and also blasts the media for the negative stories about Whitney's personal life.

VIDEO: Nollywood Stars Chika Ike & Mercy Johnson Showcase Their Body Assets!

TINUBU’S 60th BIRTHDAY: PDP Slams ACN Govs For Abdicating Duty Posts…Wants EFCC To Look Into The Funding Of Bola Tinubu’s Week-Long Birthday

Bola Tinubu and wife Remi
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has accused the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) governors of Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ekiti states of abdicating their duty posts for Lagos and Abuja, for the celebration of what it called the 60th birthday of the party leader, Senator Bola Tinubu.

Miss Universe Allows Transgender Contestant Back Into Competition

Jenna Talackova
After initially disqualifying a transgender contestant, organizers of the Miss Universe beauty pageant has reversed course saying she can participate.

Californication Star Meagan Good Engaged To Preacher Devon Franklin

On bended knee: Preacher Devon Franklin 
was on his knees for a different reason 
when he proposed to Californication star Meagan Good
Californication star Meagan Good has got engaged. The 30-year-old actress is to marry preacher DeVon Franklin after he proposed to her in Los Angeles in March.
DeVon is an executive at Sony Pictures Entertainment but also leads a religious life as a 7th Day Adventist minister.

Meagan and DeVon have known each other for years but only started dating after production wrapped on 2011 wedding comedy Jumping the Broom, in which she starred and he produced.

The actress' representative confirmed to TMZ.com that the couple got engaged last month and are very excited about their upcoming nuptials.

PHOTOS: Beyoncé & Blue Ivy Go Furniture Shopping In The City

Beyoncé is in the market for some new furniture for her daughter Blue Ivy. Wearing '70s framed glasses, all black and some crazy pants, Bey swaddled her Baby Blue in a matching black wrap. And no, we still haven't gotten another glimpse of the hip-hop prodigy.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Court Discharges Erastus Akingbola Over Shabby Prosecution… Directs AGF To Disband Prosecuting Team For Serious Abuse Of Process

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday [Apr. 1] dismissed the criminal charges filed against the former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank ( now Access Bank), Dr Erastus Akingbola, for lack of diligent prosecution.

The EFCC had on Dec. 31, 2010 arraigned Akingbola on a 22-count amended charge of misuse of depositors’ fund, abuse of office and money laundering to the tune of N5 billion.

VIDEO: Whitney Houston's Last Movie 'Sparkle' Teaser Trailer Released

A sneak peek of the trailer for Whitney Houston's last movie Sparkle has been released.

The Today Show had the privilege of airing a brief teaser of the official trailer for the musical, which also stars Jordin Sparks. Whitney had filmed her final scenes for the movie in the months before her death on February 11.

NEWS IN BRIEF: President Goodluck Jonathan Begins One Week Leave Today

Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will take a week-long break from his usual work routine beginning today [Apr. 2].

This was disclosed in a press statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.

NEWS IN BRIEF: Deborah Yusuf, 45, Mother Of 7 Children Gives Birth To Triplets In Kaduna


A 45-year-old woman, Mrs. Deborah Yusuf at the weekend gave birth to triplets in Kafanchan, Jamaá Local Government Area of Kaduna State
  
Mrs Deborah, it was gathered, gave birth to her three boys through a caesarian operation.  The doctor, who carried out the operation, Dr Gajere of General Hospital Kafanchan told our correspondent that the children’s weighed 2.7, 2.6 and 2.4 Kilograms respectively, and that   they are in good condition.

Deborah, who already had seven children before the birth of the triplets, thanked God for saving her and the babies. She also appealed to the government, organizations and philanthropists to come to her aid.


Whitney Houston Auction Fetches $80,000...Including $19k For Her Bustier & $3k For Pearl Earrings

Whitney Houston‘s sense of style is just as sought-after now, as it was when she was alive: The sale of 13 memorabilia items from her estate were sold in a Beverly Hills auction on Saturday [Mar. 31]  for $80, 187

Pastor Commits Suicide In Ogun State, Nigeria…For Nursing A Wound Several Months Without Healing

FOR nursing a wound several months without healing due to his diabetic nature, a middle-aged man, identified as Pastor John Ibikunle, committed suicide by hanging in Owode Yewa, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

UPDATE: Incriminating Photo Of Gay Couple Arrested On Gay Cruise Surfaces

California men who spent 19 hours in a Dominican jail for allegedly having sex on a cruise ship are home. Dennis Mayer, 43, and John Hart, 41, described a humiliating experience in which hundreds of locals harassed and taunted them in jail and on the streets.

PHOTO: Nine Terrorists, 2 Soldiers Killed In Gun Battle In Kogi

Some of the terrorists killed in the gun battle
An alleged plot by suspected members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to unleash terror on Okene, Kogi State, came crashing down at the weekend after the army and operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) uncovered the plan and engaged them in a shoot-out.

Nigerian Man, Onochie Martins Nwanko, 35, Beaten To Death In Malaysia‬ Over Rape Allegations…A Week To His Wedding

Onochie Martins Nwanko
A 35-year-old Nigerian student who tried to rape a woman died after he was allegedly assaulted by Rela personnel (Paramilitary).

It is believed that Onochie Martins Nwanko, who was due to get married next week, had tried to rape a cleaner at the 15th floor of a condominium in Batu 9, Kajang, at 11.30am yesterday [Mar 31].

Saturday, March 31, 2012

PHOTOS: President Obama Plays The Gentleman As He Bends Down To Pick Up Coin Dropped By Female Marine After He Gave It To Her

When the President gives you a gift, it is a good idea to keep a tight hold on it.Sergeant Kristie Ness learned that lesson the hard way on Friday [Mat. 30] when she dropped a challenge coin handed to her by Barack Obama.

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Nduka Obaigbena, Publisher Of Thisday Newspaper - A Touchy Ladies’ Man?…And Did He Peep At Beyoncé’s CHEST?

Mr. Nduka, this facial expression was actually suggestive...
Recently, internet users have been discussing the pic above using various social media platforms, and saying Mr. Nduka was peeping…At what? Beyonce’s CHEST…LOL

BACK FROM THE DEAD: Fabrice Muamba Sits Up Smiling In Hospital Bed Fortnight After His Heart Stopped For 78 MINUTES During Game

BOLTON WANDERERS midfielder Fabrice Muamba had a photo of himself, showing him in high spirits, posted on Twitter yesterday [Mar. 30] by his partner Shauna.

The 23-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest on March 17 in an FA Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane which caused him to collapse.

The England Under-21 international’s heart was not beating for 78 minutes.

However, Muamba has made a miraculous recovery at the London Chest Hospital in Bethnal Green, east London.

Shauna tweeted, "Fab wanted me to post this pic for you all and to also say thank you for such overwhelming support".

Lagos Mystery Gidi Traffic Twitter Handle Reveals Identity To BBC

There has been much discussion/speculation on social media about who is behind the Gidi Traffic Twitter account, is it male or female and that a whole team is behind the feed.

Well, the curiosity can now be laid to rest…Gidi Traffic has revealed its identity to BBC shortly after the Shorty Awards which held in New York City earlier this week where Gidi Traffic was nominated for Life Saving Hero Award…

PHOTOS: Rihanna Tweets Pics Direct From Her Tokyo Hotel Room Giving An Amazing View Of The City

Rihanna is one of the world's most famous faces and she of course used to the high life by now. But even she must have been wowed by the view afforded by her plush hotel room in Tokyo. 

There's Nothing Wrong Being A SINGLE PARENT, Says Nollywood Actress Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda and her Daughter, Tamar
Against public opinion, Nollywood screen goddess, Monalisa Chinda, has revealed that she is comfortable raising her daughter alone.

PHOTOS: Timi Dakolo, Winner of First Ever West African Idol Married Today [Mar. 31]...

First winner of West African Idols Timi Dakolo married his girlfriend, Busola, an ex-Zenith bank staff, in Ilorin today [Mar. 31]. The two already have a son, Alex, who was born in September 2010.

FUNNY VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg Is Angry With Goodluck Jonathan


The curses on Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan‘s Facebook page melt Facebook servers. Funny video by Our Own AREA. LOL...

Alicia Keys Mysteriously Turns Down TV Offer To Trace Family Roots

Alicia Keys looks like a Goddess at Chanel's Paris Fashion Week show
It's been revealed Alicia Keys turned down the chance to trace her family's historical roots after her grandmother warned the star not to go through with it.

Alicia was invited to take part in the PBS series Finding Your Roots, in which African-American historian Dr. Henry Louis Gates traces celebrities' family backgrounds. Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and Condoleezza Rice have all appeared on the show.

However, Dr. Gates recently explained Alicia backed out of process when her grandmother warned the singer not to do it.

Dr. Gates explained: "Alicia Keys, who I love as a friend of mine, agreed to be in the first series, and as you know, she’s mixed".

"Her African-American grandmother said ‘Baby…’, we send people a form, we need as much information as you can give us. Like the names of your parents, where they were born, grandparents etc., whatever you can give us. It makes our job a lot simpler right?"

"Her grandmother said ‘Baby, you can’t be in the series. I can’t tell you why, but you can’t be in the series.’"

Strange... what could be in Alicia's past her grandmother doesn't want her to know?

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Unfortunate Road Accident At Ogudu Area of Lagos That Got 4 Vehicles Burnt to Ashes Yesterday [Mar. 30]

The Jeep that somersaulted could be seen here standing on its back ... 
Returning from office yesterday evening [Mar. 30] at about 5.30, I ran into a thick billow cloud of smoke at Ogudu area of Lagos, on the expressway coming from 3rd Mainland Bridge. Question…what was this I asked myself? - A fuel tanker must be burning or something.

As a practical blogger, I parked and dashed off to the scene. Believe me it was such a terrifying scene.

Friday, March 30, 2012

WACKY TABLOID: Rihanna Is Pregnant!!!

The Rumours Surrounding Rihanna's Tweets, Late Night Visits To Friends, And Even Stranger Eating Habits Have Everyone Asking - Is She Pregnant?!

And If She Is, Who Is The Father?????

Pictured: Mike Tyson & Wife Latika On Lunch Date In Beverly Hills

Mike Tyson photographed on lunch date with his lovely wife, Latika in Beverly Hills, yesterday, [Mar. 29].

Commercial Driver Charged With Killing Two Passengers…Ramming His Bus Against A Moving Train In Osogbo, South West Nigeria

File Photo: Nigeria Train Station
A commercial bus driver, Morufu Adepoju, has been brought before an Osogbo Magistrate’s Court for allegedly killing two passengers, Iyabo Adewemimo, and Memunat Mohammed, through reckless driving.

NIGERIAN VISA: Two Britons Charged With Visa Fraud

Just as Nigerian criminals parade the streets of the UK, US or elsewhere, also, 100s of foreign criminals are parading and lurking around Nigerian streets preying. The story below is that of two British citizens who were arrested and charged for forging Nigerian Visa…

AFRICAN PRINTS BIKINIS: Adama Paris Label Showcases Bikini Wear Made Of Ankara Materials With Miss Black France 2012 Contestants (PHOTOS)

Adama Amande Ndiaye, owner of the Adama Paris Label has received commendations for her swimsuit and bikini collection used by the contestants for the Miss Black France Pageant billed to hold on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Salle Wagram hall in Paris, France.

NIGERIAN IDOL: Jennifer Hudson & Femi Kuti To Perform At Grand Finale Holding In April 2012

If everything goes according to plans, Grammy Awards winner and American Idol, Jennifer Hudson, might be the headlining act at the grand finale of the Nigerian Idol holding in April 2012.

VIDEO: Mother Arrested After Maggots Found In Baby’s Diaper

Michelle Butler, 20, is facing charges after nurses found maggots in her 10-month old baby’s diaper, reports CBS.com.

PINK LADY: Beyoncé Made Victoria Beckham Scream When She Put On Her Dress! [PHOTOS]

Beyoncé was spotted enjoying the beautiful weather in New York City - this time without toting along baby Blue Ivy Carter. Beyoncé was '70s style smashing in a pink top, wide brim hat and very colorful skirt.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

25 Robbers On The Rampage, Rape Women At Sonola And Muibi Streets In Ogba, Lagos

Robbers numbering about 25 this morning [Mar. 29] went on the rampage at Sonola and Muibi Streets in Ogba, a suburb of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, looting and raping women.

New ‘National Enquirer’ Cover: Whitney Houston’s 911 Call…Minutes Before Her Death…

The new issue of the National Enquirer is out, and Whitney Houston‘s death shows no sign of a slowdown of stories for the publication. This week, it’s that Whitney Houston herself made a 911 call…



ELTON JOHN: 'I Took Just As Much Cocaine As Whitney Houston, It's A Miracle I Am Not Dead'

Elton John got clean and sober 32 years ago, but if he hadn’t, he says he would be dead now.

GET WELL SOON: Beyoncé & Blue Ivy Visit The Doctor (PHOTOS)

Beyoncé tries hiding baby Blue Ivy Carter from paps as she leaves doctor’s office on the Upper East Side of New York City yesterday, with Mama Tina, Big Fine Bodyguard Julius and a Lenny Kravitz looking guy who must be the “manny”.

PHOTOS: CONCRETE CATWALK..Rihanna's Lavish London Style

Never dashing past a day without some serious style, Rihanna is handling her Battleship media duties in London the right way: with a succession of killer outfits paired with a fierce attitude.

Victoria Beckham Named ‘Queen Of Fashion’ By Harper’s Bazaar...May 2012 Issue

Victoria Beckham, who covers the May 2012 issue of Harper’s Bazaar in a Prada dress, shared with Magazine’s readers on how proud and touched she was when she was honoured with Designer Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards.

Sharia Court Dissolves 30-Day-Old Marriage, Asks 16-Year-Old Wife To Refund Dowry In Kaduna

They are not celebs, very far from being called Nigerian elites...but at least they are ‘record breakers’. I think they deserve an award for successfully breaking Kim Kadarshian’s record of 72-day-old marriage dissolution...Theirs was only 30-Day-old!

Suspected Armed Robbers Kill Girl For Allegedly Refusing Sex

Happy 21st Belated Birthday To BankyW…Wait A Minute, 21st?

Two days ago [Mar. 27], Nigerian R&B singer, Bankole Wellington, a.k.a BankyW celebrated his birthday. He was on twitter where he responded to various birthday wishes from his fans.

FOOTBALL GIST: Ruud Gullit & Celestine Babayaro In Nairobi For UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour

Legendary footballers former Nigerian International Celestine Babayaro and Dutch’s Ruud Gullit are in Nairobi, Kenya as part of the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour sponsored by Heineken.

Hiphop Star, Drake Overwhelmed By Meeting Chelsea FC Striker, Didier Drogba

Drake tweeted Wednesday afternoon [Mar. 28.] about meeting Ivory Coast and Chelsea FC striker, Didier Drogba and it appears the rapper was star-struck meeting the African gem.

CLAIM: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom Splitting

Khloe Kardashian and husband Lamar Odom will soon call it quits and end their marriage, Star magazine claims in its new issue.

Court Orders Nollywood Actor Fred Amata To Pay Landlord N600,000 Rent Arrears In 14 Days

Nollywood actor, Fred Amata, was on Wednesday [Mar. 28] ordered by a Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos to pay one year rent arrears amounting to N600,000 to his landlord.

Amata was dragged to court in September 2010 by his landlord, Pa I. Fadoyebo, who asked the court to help him repossess his house from the actor.

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