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Sunday, 31 May 2015

Adaeze Yobo and her family looking dapper in new photos

Ex beauty queen Adaeze Yobo, her husband Joseph Yobo and their boys looking dapper as they step out earlier today.

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Buhari Names Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu As Spokesmen

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced his first set of appointments 48 hours after he was sworn-in.

The President on Sunday evening, May 31, 2015 appointed Mr. Femi Adesina as his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity) while Malam Garba Shehu was appointed the new Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity).

Buhari, Osinbajo declare assets

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets in line with provisions of the 1999 Constitution. T

heir declaration forms were submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau on Thursday, 24 hours before they were sworn- in at Abuja.

The Head of the Buhari Media Team, Mallam Garba Shehu confirmed the development yesterday, saying the Bureau Chairman, Sam Saba acknowledged receipt of the assets declaration forms.

Details of the declared assets were not made available. "President Buhari's Declarant ID was given as: 'President: 000001/2015'," Garba said.

Jonathan refused to listen to us – Asari Dokubo

Ex-militant leader, Alhaji Asari Dokubo, has described the recent 2015 general elections as "the most rigged election Nigeria has ever experienced, as it was not free and fair".

Alhaji Dokubo made his stand known Sunday, during a chat with the media in Owerri, also explained that he was in Imo to be part of the Biafra Day celebration with his Biafran brothers and sisters.

"The figures were self evident. The figures clearly showed the manipulations. The elections were not free and fair. Also, the stage was set to manipulate the elections", Dokubo said.

Chimamanda Writes About Her Father’s Kidnapping In The New York Times

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on her father’s kidnapping ‘If you don’t give us what we want,you will never see his dead body,”the voice said.

What she wrote on New York Times Opinion below…

‘I Am Not Yusuf Buhari’ – Young Man Whose Pics Has Gone Viral Cries Out

Two days ago, the photo above went viral on Nigerian social media. It was supposedly a photo of the son of Nigeria’s new president, Mohammadu Buhari, Yusuf Buhari with his girlfriend. They may have striking resemblance but that is not Yusuf.

Read below…

Photos: Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes weds NFL Star Osi Umenyiora + A side chick on Instagram makes claims

Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes and Nigerian-American footballer Osi Umenyiora just got married in Luanda, Angola.

Even though the couple have been publicly dating since 2012, got engaged in February 2013 and held their traditional wedding in July 2014, a very bitter woman who is claiming to be Osi’s side chick has put him on blast on Instagram for cheating with her.

The unnamed American woman is spilling a lot of tea. She claims she is very happy for Osi & his new wife, yet goes ahead to put out screen shots of text message she alleges are from him.

In the alleged texts he tells her he loves her more than Leila.

See the texts and photos from the wedding below......

Bomb blast in Maiduguri, four confirmed dead

Barely 24 hours after a suicide bomber killed 26 people in a mosque near Maiduguri’s main market, a bomb has just exploded in another market within the city.

Eyewitnesses say four persons were injured. Blast occurred at Gamboru market near Nigeria Customs Service House in Maiduguri.

Black Miss Universe Japan Fights To Change Japan’s View Of Mixed People

After winning Miss Universe Japan and facing criticism for not being “Japanese enough,” Ariana Miyamoto is still fighting to change the conception of mixed-race people Japan.

According to NYTimes: 

No Man Can Handle Me Apart From My Husband - Omotola Jalade Ekehinde

Omotola Jalade Ekehinde has opened up on her decision to get married at the early age of 18. When asked by Vanguard if she would have gotten married to another man later ,had she not married her hubby early, she said I don’t think so, because I don’t think there is any man that can handle me apart from my husband.

Heat wave kills 1,800 in India

Dizzying temperatures have caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials have said.

Hospitals were urged to give emergency treatment to people suffering from heatstroke as authorities on Friday cancelled doctors’ leave, set up water distribution points and warned people not to venture out.

“The main thing is prevention in this situation to ensure that preventive measures are being taken,” said Charan Singh, additional director of public health in Delhi, where top temperatures have hit 45 degrees Celsius.

APC’s blueprint to hit ground running

President Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure to perform. He mounted the saddle as Nigeria’s executive president barely 48 hours ago. Buhari won election on the campaign hinged on three major planks. They are: security, economy and to tackle corruption headlong.

The party presented these campaign promises as the means for change. The party emphasised that, after 16 years of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the saddle, it was time for change. The Nigerian electorate decided to give the party their vote and President Buhari who had in three previous occasions unsuccessfully contested election got the nod to rule the nation for the next four years.

Two weeks ago, the party gathered important personalities and economic experts together at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja to ruminate on a workable blueprint for the Buhari administration with the hope that it will hit the ground running. There were impressive contributions by those in attendance. The focus of most discussants was the “Agenda for change”.

Happy Birthday Kiki – Check Out Her Beautiful Birthday Pictures

Nollywood actress Kiki Omeili is a year older today and she is known as the character ‘Lovette’ in the popular TV Series Lekki Wives.

She won the award for the ‘Best Actress (Supporting Role in an English language film)’ at the 17th African Film Awards (UK) in 2012 for her role in the hit movie Married but Living Single.

Check out her birthday pictures below.....

Actress Tracy Obonna Stuns In New Bikini Photos

Nigerian born actress and enterpreneur Tracy Obonna has got one of the maddest, baddest bods around. Just check out the hotness she just unleashed on her IG page.

See more pics after the cut......

Video: North West And Her Cousin Penelope Fight During Ballet Classes

Apparently North West and her cousin, Penelope Disick, had a clas during their ballet classes and from the video below you can tell that Penelope seemed to be on the offensive. Watch Video below......

Photos: Helen Ozor releases new photos to mark birthday!

Events blogger, Helen Ozor (www.helenozor.com) is a year older today and to mark the new age, she had a photo shoot session.

View photos below....

Governor Ajimobi's teenage daughter, opens up about her dad in interview with Punch

Ajijola, a daughter to Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi has opened up on the kind of life her father leads as a public servant. See excerpts from her Punch newspaper interview:

Tennis: Murray Dismisses Kyrgios as Nadal, Djokovic Advance

French Open seeds, Novak Djokovic’s, Andy Murray’s and Rafael Nadal’s journey in Paris hit full swing on Day 7 as youngster Jack Sock maintained his impressive run in the clay season with a place in the round of 16.

British No. 1 Andy Murray accounted for rising star Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to book a place in the fourth round on Saturday. The third seed brought his experience and craftiness to bear against Kyrgios, who was struggling with a right forearm injury.

“I have watched a lot of his matches, so obviously I know what his personality is like,” Murray is quoted on ATP as saying of Kyrgios. “He does have a game style and a personality on the court that lends itself to playing big matches on big courts.

FOOTBALL: Barcelona Beat Club Athletic to Clinch Copa Del Rey

Barcelona are just a win away from a treble after beating Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in the Copa Del Rey final on Saturday.

Lionel Messi opened scoring with another extraordinary solo effort. Neymar doubled the lead before the Argentine super star rounded off an impressive evening at the Nou Camp.

Pre-wedding Photos Of Gbenro Ajibade And Osas

Tinsel couple of Osas Ighodaro and Gbenro Ajibade, have released a new Pre-wedding photos as their white wedding draws closer.

Their wedding is definitely a date to watch out for later this year. The nuptials will commence with a traditional wedding in Benin City on 20th June and then the white wedding on July 4th in New York City, USA.

See the pre-wedding photos shot in Nigeria and New York below.....

Saturday, 30 May 2015

FOOTBALL: Arsenal Win Record 12th FA Cup

Arsenal dominated Aston Villa as they clinched a record 12th FA Cup triumph at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

The holders deservedly took the lead four minutes from the interval, courtesy of Theo Walcott who fired home from an Alexis Sanchez header back across goal.

‘I Demand That I Climax’ – Nicki Minaj Talks Sex On Cosmopolitan Magazine

Nicki Minaj, graces the cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine, July edition and the rapper granted the magazine an exclusive interview to the magazine where she opened up about her sex life amongs other things saying; ‘I Demand That I Climax…’

On being high-maintenance in bed:

Photo: Amber Rose Shares Super Race Half Nude Photo

Amber Rose recently shared this super race semi-nude photo of herself chilling at a pool.

Photos: Seyi Shay Flaunts Her Sexy Lingerie Body On The Cover Of Made Magazine!

Singer, Seyi Shey, is super sexy as she graces the cover of the latest issue of Made Magazine in sexy lingerie outfits. See more pics after the cut...

Lol: Igos Yahoo Love ft Helen Paul, Dj Xclusive & Uvbi”

Comedian, Igos, is set for another episode of his “Igos Live Comedy Concert” and the ace comedian just dropped this hilarious skit to give us a hint of what the concert is going to be like.

Watch Igos Yahoo Love ft Helen Paul, Dj Xclusive & Uvbi

A Customer Complains To Amazon, The Resulting Conversation Is Amazing !

A customer ordered a book from Amazon and it didn’t arrive through the post, so he contacted customer service to complain. He was connected to Amazon online chat and a customer service rep named Thor. The convo that ensues between them is awesome.

See more below.....

”Change Requires Sacrifice” – Inauguration Speech Of Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai OFR, Governor of Kaduna State

We are grateful to Almighty God who, in His infinite mercy, has decreed this day. We also thank the good people of our state for taking a giant leap of faith by collectively deciding to entrust to us the leadership of this state, this Kaduna State, so that we can begin the urgent work of renewal.

Your decision is what has placed me before you on this beautiful morning, to be sworn in as the 22nd Governor of our beloved State. From all corners of this land, and from every town and every village, your voices rang loud and clear, demanding change.

The voice of the people, after all, is the voice of God. And so we say, Thank you. Thank you; talakawa, attajirai, sarakuna, iyayen mu mata da maza, matasa da yaran mu.

Ambode creates Ministry of Employment, two other offices in Lagos

OUTGOING Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, handed over the administration of the state to Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, as the 8th elected governor of the state along with his deputy, Dr Oluranti Adebule at a colourful and well attended inauguration and swearing-in ceremony, held at Tafawa Balewa Square, TBS, Lagos Island.

The dignitaries at the ceremony were former governors of the state; Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, Rear Admiral Nduisi Kanu while former deputy governors in attendance were; Mr. Femi Pedro and Adebisi Sosan. Also Senator Gbenga Ashafa, Senator Remi Tinubu and Senator Solomon Adeola, Oba of Lagos Rilwanu Akiolu, members of the Diplomatic Corps, Captains of Industries, state lawmakers, All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwarts, members of trade associations, students among others were in attendance.

Photos from Susan Peters’ 35th Birthday Dinner

The actress turned 35 today and to celebrate, she had a dinner last night in Abuja..She looks way younger than her age..Happy birthday to her. More photos below.....

Photo : President Buhari takes a break from Inauguration activities to pray

President Muhammadu Buhari took a break from the inauguration luncheon for leaders and diplomats to attend Jummah prayers.

After making a brief appearance, he left and was represented by vice president Osibanjo. He didn’t return.

UK Declares Readiness To Work Closely With Nigeria To End Boko Haram Insurgency

United Kingdom has declared its readiness to work closely with Nigeria to end its security and economic challenges. Britain says it is going to spearhead the group of seven developed nations (G-7 nations) to rally support for Buhari to crush insurgency in Nigeria without further delay.

Photos: Korede Bello Poses with The First Daughters of Nigeria

Korede Bello performed yesterday at President Buhari’s Inauguration gala at the Aso Rock villa and got to pose with the President’s beautiful daughters.

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Photo: President Buhari’s Son Yusuf Shows Off His Beautiful Girlfriend

Yesterday, Nigerian twitter went agog when photos of Buhari’s son, Yusuf surfaced online and a fierce debate was on as to why Buhari didn’t reveal his son to Nigerians before going to the 2015 polls.

Some people believed Buhari’s son would have further improved Buhari’s election result while some ladies were practically drooling over him.

A photo allegedly showing Yusuf and his girlfriend has surfaced online and we thought to share with you.

See photo below.....

Photos: 10 World’s Most Powerful Women 2015

Here are the World's most powerful women of 2015 below....

Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues her reign as the most powerful woman on the planet for past nine years. Why? She clinched a third four-year term of Europe’s most vibrant economy in December 2014, making her the longest-serving elected EU head of state.

She fought off a national recession during the global economic crisis with stimulus packages and government subsidies for companies that cut hours for workers, and she is in the thick of trying to help Greece revive its economy.

Aisha Buhari Closes Beauty Parlour In Kaduna

Soft-spoken but extremely eloquent, there are many things that make Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s new president thick.

Blessed with an infectious smile; many, often as a result of her warm disposition, underrate the power that lies in her.

Though, only soaring in popularity in recent months especially in the build up to the March 28 presidential elections where her husband, Muhammadu, a retired military general and former Head of State, coasted to an overwhelming victory, Aisha has always been a known face especially among people who seek to pamper their bodies.

Boko Haram Militants Fire Grenades Into Maiduguri, Kill 7

Hours after the new Nigerian president ordered that the country’s defence seat be moved to Maiduguri, Borno State capital, until Boko Haram is subdued, the insurgents on Friday night staged yet another deadly attack in the city.

Boko Haram terrorists fired dozens of rocket propelled grenades into the city in the night, killing at least seven people and injuring nearly 20 others.

Photos: New mum Kelly Rowland flaunts her trim post-baby figure as she takes her son on shopping spree

Singer Kelly Rowland showed off her trim post-pregnancy body as she went on shopping trip with her six-month-old son, Titan in Los Angeles this week.

Baby Titan who was securely strapped in his stroller while he slept, seemed to be enjoying his time out with mummy. See more photos below....

I CAN NEVER BE CAGED AS A HOUSEWIFE - WAJE

Nigerian entertainer, Waje Iruobe, is one singer that has bonded well with most of her teeming fans because of how she interacts with them regularly unlike other celebrities.

The Edo State-born artiste, while responding to a question thrown at her, said she is giving marriage a thought, but at God's appointed time.

Mother Stabs Son To Death in Ogun

While the world joyously celebrated Children’s Day on thursday, a woman identified as Funmilayo Adeyanju, allegedly hacked her own son to death at Ogunso area of Otta in Ado-Odo/Otta Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Adeyanju who hails from Ogun State reportedly stabbed her son, Emmanuel on the head and other parts of the body with a knife.

Jay Z Highly Criticized For Having All White Tidal Staff

Beyonce recently posted a photo of herself and Jay Z posing with Tidal staff while on a recent trip to the head offices in Norway and fans noticed that Beyonce and Jay Z were the only black people in the photo, which has led to much criticism from black fans.

See what fans said after the cut......

Photos: I Wasn’t Truly Confident About My Body – Jessica Alba Flaunts Body For Shape Magazine

She played a superhero in Fantastic Four and a superbabe in Into the Blue (and killed it in Taylor Swift’s new “Bad Blood” music video!), so who better than Jessica Alba to rock summer’s sexiest swimsuits and talk the truth about being beach-body ready in the June issue of Shape magazine.

The actress, mom of two, and owner of the billion-dollar Honest Company reveals her secrets for looking this fierce—no matter what suit she puts on.

On being body confident, she said
“I wasn’t truly confident about my body until I had my daughters, Honor, 7, and Haven, 3. I felt more comfortable in my own skin after they were born. Plus, if I want them to be happy with their bodies, I need to walk the walk.” 

See more pics below.....

Fashion: Beyonce In Stella Jean Dugongo Ankara Print Skirt

The Singer posted photos on Instagram wearing a $694 Stella Jean Dugongo print skirt.She complemented the Ankara piece with a simple white tank, and cool accessories, of a Miu Miu Oslo clutch, Azzedine Alaia studded suede sandals, and Quay Ohmi sunglasses.

Beyonce’s Stella Jean Dugongo Ankara Print Skirt, Miu Miu Yellow Studded Oslo Clutch, Azzedina Alaia Studded Sandals, and Quay Ohm Pink and White Sunglasse. Her sunglasses are actually a steal at $15.

See beautiful pics of her after the cut....

US Removes Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terror

The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism.The move eliminates a major obstacle toward restoring diplomatic ties. The change allows Cuba to conduct banking in the United States, among other activities.

President Barack Obama announced a historic thaw with Cuba in December, but the US trade embargo against the country remains, and may only be ended by Congress.

Photos: See pics of Gov.Oshiomhole & wife which got people talking

Governor Adams Oshiomhole and wife Laura Fortez at the Inauguration yesterday. Everyone is talking about how sad she looks..She wore the same look on her wedding day. Maybe that’s just her persona.

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Photos: Funke Akindele, Ik Ogbonna, Dayo Amusa Spotted At The Inaugural Ball Dinner For AMBODE

Funke Akindele, Dayo Amusa, Ik Ogbonna, Alex Ekubo and Ayo Makun are some of the celebrities that attended the Inaugural Ball Dinner in honour Of His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the new Governor Of Lagos State and Her Excellency Dr (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebule, the Deputy Governor Of Lagos State.

See more pics below....

Photos Of The First Lady Of Nigeria – Mrs Aisha Buhari

Here is the first Portrait of First Lady Aisha Buhari photographed by George Okoro.

Makeup by – Mamza Beauty

See full pic after the cut.....

“I Was Worried I Would Be Booed,” Jonathan Admits As He Returns Home

Former President Jonathan told the crowd that he was short of words to express his feelings. He also added that he thought he would be booed and cursed at by the people for some decisions he made, and the lack of development in Bayelsa State.

SaharaReporters citizen journalists were on the scene as former President Goodluck Jonathan arrived in Yenagoa, the capital city of his home State of Bayelsa.

The former president publicly announced that he wished to settle in his hometown Otuoke in Bayelsa State a few days ago.

Girl Gang Raped By Her Boyfriend And His Friends in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command have arrested four students of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, for allegedly gang-raping a female student of the institution.

Vanguard gathered that the victim is a girlfriend of one of the suspects. The suspects, according to a police source, are student in the Department of Business Education in the institution.Police source said the victim, who is on admission in a private hospital, was raped at a residence in Oka area of the town until she became unconscious.