Thursday, 30 April 2015
The night of remembrance happened at a popular hotel at Victoria Island and attracted many of Nollywood stakeholders.
Actors like Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Omoni Oboli, Monalisa and enbattled president of the Actors' Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Ibinabo Fiberesima were dressed in white to honour the late patron.
But Genevieve, who was also at the event, wore black. Which lighted candles, the thespians all wrote their words of tribute on a white wall to the late Douglas.
There was also a performance troop presentation to thrill the audience. See More Pics below.....
Tembisa Police said that the 31-year-old unidentified man said that he was abducted by three women and repeatedly sexually assaulted over four days.
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They vowed that if the governor failed to meet their demands, they will embark on indefinite strike action from Monday, May 4.
Arase gave the assurance in a message to the workers ahead of the May Day scheduled for Friday. He said adequate security arrangement had been made for a hitch-free celebration, adding that heads of police formations nationwide had been directed to deploy large human and material resources for the celebration.
The IG advised the workers to be vigilant and report any security threats in their locality to the police and other law enforcement agencies promptly.
He described workers as “a dependable ally” in the efforts to provide security in the country and commended their role in ensuring the peaceful conduct of the just concluded general elections.
No fewer than 200 protesters chanted songs and carried placards condemning the closure during the protest.
Speaking at the industrial city of Nnewi, Anambra State during the traditional wedding ceremony of the daughter of a business mogul, Chief Louis Onwugbenu, Onyinye and her husband, Bosah Chukwuogo, at the weekend, Col. Akonobi said:
"To me, this topic (bride price) has been dealt with in the past by Ndigbo, who came out with a reduced bride price, to enable our young boys marry our young girls.”
Akonobi also cautioned that men should study their proposed wives closely and longer before engaging into marriage because “once you marry, no one else can put asunder.”
The issue of high bride price was discussed extensively. The bride's father, Chief Onwugbenu said:
“We do not charge money as bride price for someone to marry my daughter. To me, what is important is that my daughter should live in peace with her husband. Let her husband’s family members accept her as part and parcel of their family.”
See a pic of an engagement list below....
Organizers of the clay Masters event announced in a statement on Wednesday that the Serb has confirmed he will take a break “before continuing with his planned calendar at the Rome and Roland Garros tournaments.”
The 27-year-old has been in top form so far this tennis season with victories at the Australian Open and Masters event successes in Miami, Indian Wells and Monte Carlo.
He is favorite for a first French Open title next month as Rafael Nadal has yet to fully regain fitness following surgery and injury setback.
Drogba launched his foundation in 2007 with the aim to give financial and material support in health and education to less privileged Africans.
He has in recent times donated all of his commercial and sponsorship earnings from endorsements in championing the course of his foundation.
Afenifere Charges Buhari Not To Be Selective In Fighting Corruption, Urges Implementation Of 2014 Confab Report
The group also called on him to ensure the implementation of the national conference report as a way out of corruption and the complexities of Nigeria’s federal system.
In a communique issued Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital after a meeting held at the home of its leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere admitted that corruption was pervasive and systemic in the country’s polity and therefore required a decisive approach if the country must move forward.
Both chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2015 appropriation bill without allocating any money for subsidy payment, a clear indication that government was preparing for full scale removal of subsidy on petroleum products.
The Deputy President of the NLC and chairman of the joint May Day celebration of the NLC and TUC, Comrade Peter Adeyemi, told journalists that organised Labour believes that government has never subsidised petroleum products.
Instead, he said the bane of the sector has been corruption, pointing out that past governments tried without success to address the issue, saying they don’t have the mandate to support the removal of petroleum products.
The diva in the midst of the drama has finally spoken after what occurred between her supposed fiancee and Emma Nyra.
Esoro took to her new Instagram page a while ago, shared new stunning picture of herself along with this uplifting message:
Tobi was robbed on her way to the mainland at about 8.pm last night, Wednesday, April 29, when her car was attacked by hoodlums on Eko Bridge.
Though, she has a Masters Degree, the sexy actress has dumped it for showbiz world. Those close to her told us that most Nigerian politicians and businessmen have been begging her with millions of naira just to have a feel of her sexy body.
She is planning to storm Nigeria from USA any time from now to give some Nollywood star actresses a run for their money.
See pics below of the well endowed and sexy actress....
FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed Honors Rashidi Yekini, Jonathan, Sambo, Atiku, Dangote, Otedola, Others, Names Abuja Streets After Them
The Federal Government of Nigeria has named major streets in Abuja after some eminent Nigerians and accomplished Africans, with the soon-to-be inaugurated Inner Southern Expressway, running through Abuja city centre, named after President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Wuye district boulevard, measuring 1,730 metres, was named after former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Another major road in the same district was named after Vice President Namadi Sambo.
Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, according to a statement on Monday by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Nosike Ogbuenyi, made the announcement during the FCT Executive Committee meeting held at his official residence in Life Camp, Gwarinpa.
The man (name withheld) was murdered on Monday April 27th, just three days to his traditional wedding and five days to his white wedding which was supposed to be 2nd of May.
Meanwhile, armed robbers in Benin defiled at least seven ladies who went for night vigil for deliverance in a new generation church.
May the young man who died rest in peace. This World is indeed so wicked.....
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Nigerian comedian Bovi, always has a funny way of driving his message through. Bovi flaunted his supposed side chick on Instagram yesterday and captioned the photo: –
“My side chick @krisasimonye. Coz she always on my side”
In case you were wondering, that’s his wife!
But in an interview with Encomium, the celebrant was not all happy because she did not mark the day in her husband’s house.
Few days ago, Nigerian footballer, Uche Kalu, who currently plays for Kazakhstan Premier League club Tobol, proposed to his beautiful medical doctor girlfriend, Ada.
The soccer star popped the question on Sunday, April 26 on bended knees and his excited lover gave him a resounding 'Yes' as response.
Those who are close to the player have confirmed that the two lovebirds have kicked off with their wedding plans but the date is yet to be disclosed.
Although their names sound similar, but Uche Kalu is not related to former Enyimba player, Kalu Uche, who presently plies his trade in Spain.
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The three committees comprise 98 persons drawn from different fields.
The actor received his certificate as required by the law on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Lagos. He got the certificate along with other elected lawmakers into the House to represent their various constituencies.
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A statement issued in Abuja by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lai Mohammed, said the terms of reference of the committee includes to develop a clear framework for liaison with the out-going Administration for the purposes of a smooth hand-over/take-over and to receive hand-over documents from Ministries, Departments and Agencies and itemise the most important or most urgent issues confronting the in-coming government.
It said the committee is also saddled with reviewing and making preliminary assessment of the balance sheet of government with particular emphasis on the status of assets and liabilities of government; cash flow position of the government; quantum of public domestic and external debt of government and their deployment; government’s out-standing contractual obligations and its ability to meet such obligations and the status of implementation of capital projects.
I just can't believe what our world is turning into, its so sad that nudity has taken over this generation. Na Wa....
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015
One man was rescued after 60 hours and another was even found alive after 80 hours under rubble.
The two new universities are Edwin Clark University Delta state and Hezekaiah University Imo state.
An eyewitness who posted the photos on social media, said she drove so well and left many male drivers in traffic after she wriggled and wiggled her truck out of the gridlock and drove off ( blasting “Ema Damiduro” by Davido ).
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According to Steve Horvath, a geneticist at UCLA’s medical school in the US, different parts of the body age at different rates.
“Healthy chest tissue,” he says, “is about two to three years older than the rest of a woman’s body.” Which makes it even more important to prevent your torso from ageing.
Here’s a list of factors to keep in mind when it comes to your breasts…
The not so talented but very pretty Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim seems to be in a new relationship. Juliet Ibrahim went on her IG page few days ago to show off her alleged new lover.
In the picture she posted, Juliet Ibrahim’s boyfriend covers his face, while going shirtless and exposing his tattoos.
She wrote, “Sweet dreams B. all I see are fairies no tagging Cus vultures are everywhere and pls do not comment or tag the person in this photo if u know who he is thanks” captioned the actress who did not want to expose his identity.
See pic of the guy below.....
Manager, director and brother of the P-Square duo, Jude Okoye and his wife, Ifeoma, dedicated their daughter Emma on April 26th. The couple welcomed their daughter in November 2014.
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The superstar singer went on his Instagram page to wish his daughter a happy birthday. See his message below:
The aging comedian went on Instagram yesterday, April 28, 2015 to announce that his neighbor is trying to intimidate him with his truck.
Ali Baba said people were calling him a ‘mad man’ for buying a truck; as he reveals he can’t take the oppression anymore.
See Ali’s truck below:
Nigeria's President-elect and his deputy seen having breakfast with a sachet of N40 milo on their table.
The Reds suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat by Hull City on Tuesday night, leaving their hopes of qualifying for next season’s Uefa Champions League in tatters.
Fifth-placed Liverpool now trail fourth-placed Manchester United by seven points with four games left in the season.
Italian website Tuttosport rumoured that PSG are bent on landing the ex-Manchester United midfielder this summer in a possible player-plus-cash deal, which could see Uruguay striker Edinson Cavanni, 28, move in the opposite direction.
Aurier, 22, joined PSG on a season-long loan from fellow Ligue 1 outfit Toulouse and has impressed manager Laurient Blanc on the right-back position.
The full-back has now signed a four year contract which will see him remain at the Parc des Princes until 2019.
The Ivory Coast international said:
The decision to ban the private TV station generated mixed reactions among Nigerians with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), describing the move as dangerous for Democracy while Buhari’s party, All Progressives Congress, APC, has reversed the decision, saying all accredited media organizations, including AIT, are free to cover the president-elect’s activities.
National coordinator of the group, Victor Tamarapreye, gave the counsel in reaction to the outcome of the March 28 presidential election, which President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party lost.
Tamarapreye explained that members of the group, which is a new coalition of ex-agitators, have been closely monitoring events before, during and after the last general elections.
The NDSG coordinator said while members had reservations about the transparency of the election, which saw the declaration of Buhari as winner, they respected the president’s decision to concede defeat, just as they were willing to support him should he decide to seek legal redress.
Olayiwole told the court that his wife deceived him into marrying her knowing that she could not bear him a child.
He further accused his wife, who had failed to appear in court after being summoned several times, of living a false life, frequent fighting and threatening his life.