Saturday, 30 August 2014

How to End Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria – AUN President, Ensign

President American University of Nigeria, Margee EnsignThe President of American University in Nigeria, based in Yola, Adamawa state, Margee Ensign, has offered a three pronged approach to end the deadly Boko Haram insurgency ravaging north-east Nigeria.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt wed in secret ceremony

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have been together since 2005 finally tied the knot in a secret ceremony on Saturday.

Friday, 29 August 2014

Schwarzenegger inspires Kate Hensaw

Nollywood Actress, Kate Henshaw, who declared her intention to contest for the Federal House of Representatives for Calabar Municipal/Odunkpani Federal Constituency under the PDP on July 19th revealed in a recent interview that she plans to take a break from acting to face politics squarely.

Ebola: South Africa bans travellers from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

ebola-has-killed-69-guinea-januarySouth Africa has banned travellers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the three West African nations worst-hit by Ebola outbreak.

Are P-square actually triplets?

(Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo, BangShowBiz)Lagos - Peter Okoye of the famous musical duo P-square has revealed the identity of their long lost brother.

Is Flavour Na’bania expecting a child?

Nigerian singer, Flavour may be expecting a child with his girlfriend, former Miss Delta, Sandra Okagbue.

Shakira expecting second baby with Gerard Pique

Singer Shakira 37 and her footballer beau Gerard Piqué, 27, are expecting their second child. Shakira confirmed to Cosmopolitan Spain in a recent interview, “Yes, I’m pregnant.”

Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay are no competition – May7ven

UK-based singer, May7ven, is currently in Nigeria promoting her new song ‘What Ya Feeling’ produced by Tee-Y Mix and according to her, she is the pioneer and pathfinder for new school female pop divas. May7ven claims she is not scared of the competition at all.

She says, ‘I know when I started, I know why a lot of females are now here. The likes of Seyi Shay and Tiwa Savage were all with me in London when I did ‘Bo Aso Lara mi’, so I influenced majority of them to be doing what they are doing now.

SCANDALOUS: Outrage in Nigeria as government brands National ID Card with MasterCard’s logo

New National-eID-card  [PHOTO: amediaagency]The new Nigerian National Identity Cards launched Thursday by President Goodluck Jonathan, with branded logo of the American firm, MasterCard, have sparked outrage across the country amid fears of serious security and economic breach, with many Nigerians calling for an immediate stoppage of the deal.

Ebola: Nigeria confirms death of another doctor; first in Rivers State

Onyebuchi ChukwuThe Federal Government, Thursday, confirmed that the doctor that died in a hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, died of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Asa’s third album is finally here!

A US woman accused of sharing songs online owes record companies $222 000 for wilful copyright violations, a federal appeals court has said. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)Lagos - Award winning singer Asa had her album’s on shelves across the world on Monday, reports The Nation

Ebola:Tourists face screening at Osun festival

Osogbo -The Osun Commissioner for Environment, Prof. Bukola Oyawoye, said all roads leading to Osun Groove would be barricade on Friday to screen tourists for Ebola virus.

2face to be honoured at NEA Awards

2face (instagram: 2faceidibia1)Lagos- The producers of the annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) will be honoring  singer 2face Idibia with the Legendary Honour Award for his iconic work in the African Music industry, reports Bellanaija

All the winners from the Emmy Awards 2014

A full list of all the winners from the Primetime Emmy Awards.



Justin Bieber investigated for robbery?

Justin Bieber poses as he arrives for the amfAR 21st Annual Cinema Against AIDS during the 67th Cannes Film Festival in France. (AFP)Los Angeles - Justin Bieber is reportedly being investigated for attempted battery and robbery.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Nude photographs of Madonna to be auctioned

Los Angeles - Madonna memorabilia including nude photographs of the Queen of Pop will go on sale in November at an auction that will also include some of her most famous outfits and some of her lyrics.

Ebola Fears: BBA holds auditions for Ghanaian reps in South Africa...

Ex Ghanaian rep Elikem Kumordzi. Photo: Big Brother AfricaEx Ghanaian rep Elikem Kumordzi. Photo: Big Brother Africa Ex Ghanaian rep Elikem Kumordzi. Photo: Big Brother Africa Organisers of Big Brother Africa season 9 have allegedly held new auditions to select new representatives from Ghana because of Ebola fears.

Don Jazzy joins the online ice bucket challenge for charity

ShutterstockAbuja - Nigerian multi award winning record producer, musician and songwriter, Michael Ajereh, popularly called Don Jazzy, has joined American celebrities in the online ice bucket challenge for charity in the U.S.

Samsung unveils Reminisce as brand ambassador

(Shutterstock)Lagos - Nigeria Indigenous rapper Remilekun Safaru popularly known as Reminisce by his fans has been unveiled as the latest Samsung Nigeria Ambassador.

The rapper revealed this on his Instagram page.

Google considering YouTube, Gmail accounts for kids

YouTube. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)Washington - Google is considering allowing online accounts for children under the age of 13 and give their parents control over how the service is used, according to media reports.

FG donates N200m to Lagos State to combat Ebola

Abuja - The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday approved a N200 million donation to the Lagos state government to enable it to combat the outbreak of Ebola virus in the state.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Robin Williams to be immortalised in video game?

Robin Williams. (AP)Los Angeles - Robin Williams' fans want him to be immortalised in the video game The Legend of Zelda.

Stalking lion cub online video goes viral

A drowsy looking female lion cub sports a milk moustache after being bottle fed at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. (Nati Harnik, AP, file)Cape Town - A video of a lion cub stalking a dog has gone viral on YouTube as several South Africans watched the short clip.
The video, posted by a YouTube user called Shaun Swingler, shows a young cub sneaking up on two dogs, giving one an obvious fright.

Ja Rule, Ashanti storm Nigeria for Warri Again

Warri - American rapper JaRule and R&B singer Ashanti will be in Nigeria for the Warri Again: The Flagship show to be held on October 1st in Warri, Delta State.

And the most powerful celeb couple on social media is

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in Paris. (AFP)Los Angeles - This past week a list was published by The New York Times, where they listed the most powerful celebrity couples on social media.

Iyanya's manager survives car accident

A wrecked bus is loaded onto a flat bed truck near Kwaggafontein, after a fatal bus crash. (AP)Lagos - Made Men Music Group (TripleMG) co-owner and manager of Iyanya, Ubi Franklin, survived a  ghastly  car crash on Friday, 15 August, 2014 at Victoria Island, Lagos.

Ebola: Davido cancels Cameroon concert

Davido (Instagram: lifeofdavido)Lagos - Musician Davido has cancelled his Cameroonian concert a day after the country announced that it was closing its borders with Nigeria.

October 1 comes out on Independence Day

Lagos - Kunle Afolayan’s latest work October 1, will be released in all Nigerian cinemas on October 3 2014,  but with special  screenings from Wednesday October 1, 2014.

Jim Iyke goes into thirst quenching business - Nollywood actor, singer  and business man, Jim Iyke is diversifying into the thirst quenching business.

Beyoncé fuels break-up rumours in On The Run trailer

Beyonce and Jay Z perform on the opening night of the On The Run Tour. (AP)Los Angeles - For those that were not fortunate enough to watch the On The Run Tour by Beyoncé and Jay Z live, it's not too late to be entertained by music's royal couple.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Cocaine found in woman's breast implants

Madrid - A 41-year-old woman was arrested at an airport in Spain with 1.7 kilograms of cocaine in her breast implants, the Huffingtonpost reported.

Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola

London - A woman who fell ill at a deportation facility in Scotland has tested negative for the Ebola virus, health officials said Saturday.

Robin Williams' friend pens 'soldier' tribute

This 1982 file photo originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows actor Robin Williams as T.S. Garp from the film, "The World According to Garp." (AP)Los Angeles - The husband of the person who found Robin Williams' body has penned a touching tribute to the late star.

Human life could be wiped out on March 16, 2880 because a huge asteroid is hurtling towards Earth - and experts don't know how to stop it

The date of Earth's potential destruction has been set at 16 March 2880, when an asteroid hurtling through space has a possibility of striking our planet. Researchers studying the rock found that its body rotates so quickly, it should break apart, but somehow remains intact on its Earth-bound trajectoryThe date of Earth's potential destruction has been set at 16 March 2880, when an asteroid hurtling through space has a possibility of striking our planet.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Dig out your steering locks, drivers urged, as car thieves get high-tech

A steering lock (above) could be just the thing to deter thieves from stealing luxury cars (File photo)Police are urging motorists to search out their old-fashioned crook locks after modern car security systems have become an easy target for thieves.

Psquare hire Donjazzy for sixth album

(Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo, BangShowBiz)Lagos - Singing duo P-Square who are  presently  recording songs for their sixth album, have hired music producer Don Jazzy.

Man with Ebola symptoms quarantined in Spain

An Ebola virus. (CDC, AP)Kano - A Nigerian man exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms has been quarantined in southern Spain, while Kenya has said it will ban passengers travelling from virus-hit areas in West Africa starting on Tuesday.

Saturday, 16 August 2014

Justin Bieber sent for anger management

Washington - Justin Bieber pleaded guilty on Wednesday to careless driving and resisting arrest without violence in an alleged drag-racing incident in Florida, and will take an anger management class.
During a hearing in Miami, the Canadian pop star, who was not present, agreed to the plea deal, which dropped a more serious charge for driving under the influence.

Watch! Hollywood's most famous faces start new short film trend

Uma ThurmanLos Angeles – Big companies have always harnessed the power of celebrities to sell their products.

In the latest advertising trend big brands are featuring celebrities in their promotional short films.

Robin Williams to be honoured at Emmy Awards

Los Angeles - Robin Williams will be honoured during a special segment at the upcoming Emmy Awards.

Stain-proof shirt firm eyes commercial launch

A company to find success with a new shirt that repels water. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)Cape Town - A company that uses innovative material used to produce shirts promises that they will not get wet. That's the promise Aamir Patel, CEO of Silic, is making buyers of his new shirts.

Lindsay Lohan's list of sexual partners leaked

Los Angeles - Lindsay Lohan thinks it was "cruel" that a list of her famous former lovers was made public.

Turkish PM blasts Twitter as 'murderer's knife'

Istanbul, Turkey. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)Ankara - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday launched a blistering new assault on social media, comparing the likes of Twitter to a "scalpel in the hand of a surgeon" and a "knife in the hand of a murderer".

Lifetime to air Brittany Murphy biopic next month

(News24)Los Angeles - A Brittany Murphy biopic has been made.

The 8 Mile actress died in December 2009 aged 32 from pneumonia and other causes,

Here's how to fight cyber stalkers with mobile apps

Mobile apps have the potential to limit stalkers' ability to harass victims. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)Cape Town - It could be an ex-boyfriend, ex-boss, or even some guy that you bumped into at your local pub.

Friday, 15 August 2014

Pilgrims with Ebola will be disqualified from Hajj

Abuja - The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) on Thursday said intending 2014 pilgrims discovered to have contacted Ebola virus would not be allowed to perform this year's pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

Soul E offers cure for Ebola

Lagos - Musican cum Prophet Soul E, disclosed the perfect cure and prevention for  the Ebola virus in a recent Black Berry Meassanger broadcast, reports Daily Post.

Doctors' sack: Seun Kuti blasts Jonathan

Lagos - Musician Seun Kuti has berated President  Goodluck Jonathan for ordering striking doctors to be sacked on Thursday.

Ini Edo is a great kisser! - Everyone will envy actress, Ini Edo Ehiagwina’s husband as the screen diva was nominated twice for kissing so well in a movie, reports Movie Moments.