Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Top 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Rings

No.1 is late screen legend, Elizabeth Taylor (pictured right). She got a $8.8million ring from her late screen legend husband Richard Burton; he married Elizabeth Taylor twice in 1964 and 1975.

Comedienne Helen Paul opens Multi-million Naira Film Academy

 Comedienne & actress Helen Paul has opened a multi-million naira films school, called Helen Paul Theatre and Films Academy, located at Emmanuel Olorunfemi Street, College Road, Ogba, Lagos.

Some of the courses the institution offers include Cinematography, Acting, Video Editing, Dance, Photography, Basic Presentation, Costuming & Sewing, Hair Styling, Sound Engineering & Graphics Design. The school is a world of total film and theatre productions.

Olamide Reveals “Street OT” Album Art + Release Date

YBNL CEO, Olamide is set to release his latest album, Street OT on 14-11-14; his 4th studio album in as many years. Talk about consistency. View the official artwork below. I’m guessing the official tracklisting comes next.

Woman found guilty of people trafficking after forcing two Nigerian women into prostitution by making them eat snakes

24 year old Lizzy Idahosa (pictured left) and her husband Jackson Omoruyi, 41 (pictured right), have been found guilty of trafficking in people after they forced two Nigerian women into prostitution by making them eat snakes in a black magic ceremony, UK Daily Mail reports.

Lizzy and Jackson, according to reports, made more than £70,000 out of the women, who were made see a witchdoctor for a sinister 'juju' ceremony.

Jackson was convicted of trafficking the women, inciting them to become prostitutes and transferring criminal property, while Lizzy was found guilty of money laundering. Both are now facing jail...

Photos: Alaafin of Oyo together with his WIves welcome well-wishers at their palace

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi and his four wives welcomed indigenes of the state who came to felicitate with him on his recent birthday & other achievements at his Palace today. The Alaafin spoke and danced for his guests. 

US and European Powers Pledge to Kill Islamic State Cash Flow

European leaders and US President Barack Obama have agreed during a conference call to work toward dousing Islamic State (IS) funding avenues, said the White House Press Office.
The heads of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States participated in a video conference call where they reaffirmed their vow to destroy the IS network, while working to curb the IS propaganda machine with a stronger message of their own, according to the White House brief.

Pics: Peter Okoye unveiled as the new face of Olympic Milk

Peter Okoye is the new face for Olympic Milk. He has officially been unveiled as the brand's ambassador.
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It's annoying that Christians are criticizing Oritsejafor for owning a jet' - Pastor Taiwo Odukoya

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church says he find it annoying that Christians keep criticizing CAN leader, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor for owing a private jet.

Pastor Odukoya said this yesterday Oct 14th while speaking at the media parley for the launch of the Fountain Initiative for Social Development,a social enterprise being championed by his wife, Nomthi. He also talked about the Sosoliso plane crash that killed his late wife Pastor Bimbo in Dec. 2005.

Man with 2 pregnant women clears the air, cusses people out

 Yesterday, a picture was shared (What is wrong with this photo)  showing a person with two pregnant women. He captioned the pic in ways that made people think both women were expecting his baby...but he's cleared the air. One is his God son, one other his son.

M.I Abaga announces album release date...

Chocolate City's rap superstar/ Chairman recently in an interview with Channels TV announced that his highly anticipated upcoming album will be released on the 30th of October 2014 on Itunes and in physical CDs. M.I used this interview to speak about social issues, his absence & other controversies. Can't wait for this album to drop.  Watch the interviews after the jump.

Photo & name of 2nd US Ebola patient revealed

Texas Presbyterian Hospital healthcare worker, Amber Vinson, has been revealed as the 2nd Ebola patient who flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday. She was one of those who attended to Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan at the US hospital. Her photo was just released but they have since said anyone who was in the plane or came into contact with her should not be worried because she had no fever, and wasn't vomiting. Pic credit: WEWS NewsChannel5

Photos: Desmond Elliot spotted with his supporters at Surulere

 Foremost Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot who recently declared his intention to run for the Lagos State House of Assembly has made good his ambition by concentrating his mobilization formation on Youth sensitization, strategic orientation and party leadership meeting. The politician on Sunday met with some of his loyalists and followers at Surulere who were all happy to work for the actor/politician to ensure he wins the coveted slot. 
More pics bellow.

US tracking 132 air passengers who traveled on same flight with 2nd Ebola patient

 The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention is currently trying to track down 132 air passengers who flew from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday October 13th after they found out that the second Ebola patient from the Texas Presbyterian Hospital flew on the same flight that day. The unidentified healthcare worker didn't show any sign of having the virus until late yesterday. So everyone she's had close contact with has been exposed. Ebola is officially in the US.

Pics: Tony Tetuila takes his campaign to his ward in Kwara state

 Singer turned politician Tony Tetuila, who is running for Kwara State House of Assembly, Irepodun LGA, is currently in the state to meet with Oro Ward 2 leaders and other women leaders in his local government, who welcomed him with open arms. See more photos after the cut...

Okotie's message to CAN

Pastor Chris Okotie has replied the leadership of CAN who recently questioned his authenticity as a Christian after he called for the resignation of pastor Ayo Oritsejafor over his involvement in the $9.3m arms deal scandal. Above is what Okotie posted on his Facebook page. Did he actually add 'hahaha' to his statement...?

Saeon to Wizkid "It’s Turn By Turn, Nothing Stays Forever"

Wizkid isn’t getting a lot of love from some his music industry colleagues! First it was Samklef who branded him a “disgusting person” who fame has changed and barely a day after we have upcoming singer Saeon putting him on blast!  Her beef with Wizkid? According to reports it’s the N1.5million paid to Wizkid to feature on her track & video for Boogie Down and not even getting any type of acknowledgment, promo or retweet from him when the video came out.
The singer threw a sub at Wizzy writing on her Instagram page,

Mariah Carey Flashes Undies On Stage (Photos)

After the backlash following her previous show in Tokyo, Mariah Carey bounced back,only this time ,she flashed her undies while on stage. Fans also commented on her looks, saying she looks chubby and needs to lose weight .Can you blame her,? She is probably heartbroken over her split with Nick cannon.
See photo bellow.

Dj Jimmy Jatt turns one year older today !

Dj Jimmy Jatt turned 1 year older today. Happy birthday to the Icon.

Brymo, 2 Face,Kunle Afolayan Announced As The New Ambassadors For Lagos Chamber

Brymo was announced as an Ambassador for Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.2Face and Kunle Afolayan were also unveiled as ambassadors today. We say congratulations to them

Music Video: Tim Godfrey - Good Day

Sympathizers Protest at Court Over Collapses Synagogue Church

Sympathisers of Prophet T.B Joshua yesterday matched to Ikeja High Court carrying placards with various inscriptions saying T.B Joshua has committed no offence and should be exonerated.

As the court sat, none of the family members of those who lost their lives were present, but  representatives from the Lagos State government, the SCOAN, the Red Cross and some members of the civil society were all in attendance.

"We are still very much in love" - Teebillz reacts to rumours

Reacting to the rumours of a troubled marriage for the first time, Teebillz told Encomium magazine.
"We're still very much in love. Very happily married."
The couple were spotted all loved up at House on the Rock church this past Sunday October 12th. I know that they are doing OK...that's why I never wrote anything. Long live their marriage!

Another Texas health care worker tests positive to Ebola

A 2nd health care worker at the Texas Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive to Ebola, a few days after a nurse, Nina Pham, tested positive. The new case is also one of those who attended to late Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian who took Ebola to America. 

Confirming the 2nd diagnoses, the US Center for Disease Control and prevention said in a statement 
"A second healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola according to preliminary test performed overnight by the Texas Department of State Health Services Laboratory".

Don Jazzy introduces Mavin Energy

 Mavin Boss shared the photos above on his social network page and  wrote "For your diesel. #MavinEnergy The name you can trust.". They supply diesel, petrol, kerosene, cooking gas and jet fuel.  #Goodthinking!

Disrespectful! Wizkid Blasts Singer Saeon! Tells Her "We Are Not Friends!"

Saeon posted on her Instagram: “Folks be like I never charge artistes for features, but I’m 1.5m short and I couldn’t even get a retweet, anyway it’s turn by turn.” She was thought to be referring to her collaboration with Wizzy on her hit song, Boogie Down.

Celebs step out to celebrate the Dora Akunyili-inspired movie, A Place In The Stars

Native Filmworks Limited, pioneer film producers and makers of the feature movie, “A Place in the Stars”, hosted an exclusive screening of the movie at the Four stars Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island, on Sunday 12th October 2014. 

This entirely private affair is part of a series of activities leading up to the November 2014 premiere of the movie, and was awash with VIP guests, including the crème de la crème of the Lagos business community.

Directed and produced by the celebrated film maker, Steve Gukas, A Place in the Stars is a riveting voyage into the dark under-world of fake drugs trafficking and of the harrowing consequences to the most vulnerable members of society.

Set in 2006 Nigeria, A Place in the Stars tells the story of Kim Dakim (Gideon Okeke), a young lawyer with a case and a client that leave him professionally conflicted. Kim is in possession of information that could save scores, if he would only pass it on. Faced with the deathly consequences of crossing 'industry' kingpins, including the toughest of them all, Diokpa Okonwo (Segun Arinze); and with millions to earn if he would only turn a blind eye, Kim battles conscience and professional responsibility as he determines which way to turn.

Also starring in the movie are Dejumo Lewis, Yemi Blaq, Femi Branch, Matilda Obaseki, Julian Mcdowell, Armajit Deu and Amaka Mgbor.

From the story treatment to screenplay, costume to production design, A Place in the Stars, together with it's crop of A-list cast, is in a class of its own - for movie magical experience. 

The movie will be out in cinemas across Nigeria on the 14th of November 2014.

Photos from the traditional wedding of pastor Ashimolowo's son, Tobi

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Ladies relpy faking 0rgasm with Don Jazzy on twitter

 Mavin Boss, Don Jazzy headed to his twitter page to start a discussion with his female fans on why women fake orgasm. Very interesting discussion.

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy interns at Jay Z's company, Roc Nation

 Billionaire daughter Florence Otedola a.k.a DJ Cuppy is currently an intern at Roc Nation, a full-services management, music publishing and entertainment company founded by Jay Z.

Photos: Court Frees Fred Ajudua of $1.69m Fraud Charge

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja this morning October 15th discharged and acquitted Fred Ajudua of a $1.69m fraud charge brought against him in 2003 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Ajudua is alleged to have duped two dutch businessmen of $1.69m which he and his alleged partner Charles Orie claimed will help facilitate government contracts worth $18m.

Uche Jombo shares new photo with hubby, shaves her hair

Uche shared the pic and wrote "yeah just cut my hair. loving the feeling.#thismoment #joiningTheNaturalHairMovement"

Obanikoro, Labaran Maku, Wike, four others resign as Ministers

 Seven serving ministers in President Jonathan’s cabinet today October 15th resigned their positions.

Those who resigned are: the Ministers of Information, Labaran Maku; Minister of Trade and Industry, Samuel Ortom; Minsiter of Health Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of State for Defence Dairus Ishaku, Minsiter of Labor, Emeka Wogu, Minister of State for Defence, Mr Musiliu Obanikoro and Minister of State for Education, Mr Nyesom Wike.

All the ministers resigned to pursue their gubernatorial ambitions in their various states.

Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie gives birth to baby boy

Star actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has given birth to her second child, a sweet baby boy. She gave birth exactly 12.49am (American time) today October 15th at St Joseph Hospital, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mother and child are doing great! Big congrats to Mercy and her husband.

Photo: Fake University agent sentenced to 9 years in prison

Find the EFCC press release below...
Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court on Friday Oct. 10, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Abdul Auwal Yahaya to nine and half years imprisonment without option of fine on six count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretense and forgery.
The convict was arraigned on November 18, 2013 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Aboki for allegedly conniving with one Bashir Ahmed Haruna (already convicted) and obtaining the sum N2, 027,000 (Two Million, twenty seven thousand) under the pretext that he is an agent of Future University, Cairo and was capable of securing admission into the institution for the children of the complainant.

Davido nominated for Soul Train Awards, only African on the list!

Davido has been nominated in the ‘Best International Performance’ category for his ground-breaking song ‘Aye’at the Soul Train Awards set to hold on November 7 in Las Vegas. He is the only African on the list. You go, Davido! So proud of him!

With no less than 5 major awards in 2014 including the BET Awards for Best International act and the MTV Africa Awards Artiste of the Year, Davido appears at this point the African favourite to clinch the awards. 

Photo Post: Cossy Orjiakor shares photos from her birthday party last night

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