Photos:Steve Forbes Arrives Nigeria for EbonyLife TV launch


 You remember I posted something on the launch of EbonyLife TV. Steve Forbes arrived Nigeria yesterday evening for the launch of EbonyLife TV on DSTV happening today; the 30th of June.

The Editor-in-Chief of business magazine Forbes magazine as well as president and chief executive officer of its publisher, Forbes, Inc. was received with excitement by Mo Abudu and other members of the EbonyLife TV crew at the Eko Hotel.

Mr. Steve Forbes is the Keynote Speaker at the launch of Mo Abudu's TV Network - EbonyLife TV tonight. The channel which can be found on DSTV; Channel 165 is set to change everything you think you know about Africa.
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Mr Tourism Nigeria 2013 Registration Begins Tomorrow

  
ITS HERE AGAIN!!! ZANZY ENTERTAINMENT, THE ORGANIZERS OF  MR TOURISM NIGERIA ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE 2013 MR. TOURISM NIGERIA REGISTRATION BEGINS TOMORROW 1 JULY 2013.
 
SO,IF YOU ARE A  NIGERIAN MALE BETWEEN 17-29 OF AGE, 5.5FT, AND ABOVE . KINDLY LOG ON AND REGISTER @  www.mrtourismnigeria.com  . 
 
Hurry and register with N3000
 
For more details  contact
07037824489, or 07013531087
 

 
 

Ice Prince seen with US R&B singer Marques houston & Rapper Wale at BET pre-party



Ice Prince seen with rapper Wale and singer/actor Marques Houston at a pre-party for the BET 2013 Awards taking place in Los Angeles tomorrow.


STAR OF THE WEEK:ERIC CHIBUIKEM OMAKA - Nollywood Movie Producer/Director


Eric Chibuikem Omaka-the name sounds familiar right? he is one of the youngest multi- talented Nollywood movie producer as at date. He is  the founder and the brain behind Oma films production not only is he a producer, but also a talent that gives directors run for their money as well as Editors.  The filmmaker  has produced several movies including the recent will be  block buster Honeymoon Scandal. I saw the trailers to this movie earlier and was impressed. 

The Future Awards Africa to Release List of Nominees Next Week




The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa has announced that the official nominees list for the 8th season of the awards will be released officially next week.
Speaking on behalf of the committee, the head of the Central Working Committee Ohimai Atafo said, “It’s been an exciting journey so far. The message of the search was carried across the country and even to the US and UK since the season kicked off in Addis Ababa last May. We have received thousands of nominations and it hasn’t been an easy task for the judges to shortlist the selected people.”
The categories of The Future Awards Africa 2013 include
The Future Awards Prize in Advocacy & Activism, The Future Awards Prize in Science & Technology
The Future Awards Prize in Community Action
The Future Awards Prize in New Media
See full list HERE

Couple Having S*x On A 4Story Building Window Fell To Their Death

Couple Having S3x On A 4Story Building Window Fell To Their Death



This is terrible… The tragic pair were believed to have been making love in an apartment block in China when the window shattered in the throes of passion.

The man and woman then plunged to their deaths on the pavement below.

Horrified witnesses told China media that the couple held onto each other tightly as they fell.


Government officials pull out support for OJB due to fabrication on funds raised

There have been speculations that some celebrities have been to see OJB and made some donations. While it's true that the likes of Don Jazzy, P-Square, Ruggedman, Mercy Johnson, Iyanya, Julius Aguw have contributed, the other names on the list that circulated today are 100% false. For instance, D'banj didn't give N7m, Wizkid didn't give N3m and 2face didn't give N1.5m.

Head of fund raising committee for #SaveOJB, singer Nomoreloss, says the hype and misinformation is affecting efforts to raise the complete money OJB needs for his treatment.

Omosexy' stars in 'Ties That Bind' now exclusively on iROKOtv Plus

        

It's been a massive year for the one and only 'Omosexy'. In April, she was covered in the world's media, mixing with Hollywood royalty as part of the Time 100 Awards and now, our darling Omotola brings us the amazing Ties That BindAnd the great news is, it is showing on iROKOtv PLUS now!

Alongside Omotola, the movie features some of the continent’s best stars Ama K. Abebrese and John Dumelo and Hollywood actress – Kimberly Elise.

NEW VIDEO: D’Black Feat. Waje – Black Clouds


Check Out Duncan Mighty New Mercedes E550 Cabriolet Convertible 2013 Model

 

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Duncan Mighty has acquired a Mercedes Benz E-class E550 cabriolet convertible(2013 Model) worth $64,000 about 10 - 11 million naira.  Money dey where e dey joor.

Waje Covers The 29th Edition Of Bubbles Magazine

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Waje-licious! always looking good by the way if you have not listened to this ladies album you  are on a long thing. Waje is a popping Diva! I love cos she so multi-talented isnt she? When you see her , you see talent.

Dayo Israel named one of Africa's Top 30 Most Inspirational Young People...

 One of Nigeria's Foremost Emerging Leader and YTI Special Representative to the United Nations, Dayo Israel has been named as one of Africa's Top 30 Most Inspirational Young People. Dayo Israel who was recently on the US State Departments International Visitors Leadership Program to the United States has been an active campaigner for Youth participation from his teenage years.

Two Nigerians Get Drafted Into The NBA

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2 Nigerians, Victor Oladipo and Giannis Adetokunbo were among the lucky few that were drafted into the NBA this morning during the annual NBA draft event.

18 year old small forward, Giannis was the 15th pick and he was drafted to the Milwaukee bucks while 21 year old Oladipo was the 2nd pick and he was drafted to Orlando magic.

Both aim to have a successful career like NBA hall of famer and fellow Nigerian, Hakeem olajuwon.

congrats!

Don’t sell National Theatre, RATTAWU warns

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THE Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union of Nigeria, RATTAWU, Wednesday, asked the National Assembly to reject attempts to sell the National Theatre, which is one of the few “remaining national edifices that symbolize the Nigerian nationhood.”

It warned that the nation’s unity would would be under threat by the sale.
RATTTAWU also decried what it described as “the haste and high level of impunity with which relocation of Art and Cultural related parastatals is being handled,” saying it was suspicious.
According to the Lagos State chapter of RATTAWU, Godwin Itotowa, “concessioning of the National

Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Pleads With Foreign Media To Give Her Father's Health Some Privacy

 
In a heated interview with the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Nelson Mandela’s eldest Daughter, Makaziwe Mandela scolds the foreign media — particularly CBS — for, among other things, camping outside her father’s hospital.

65 Year Old Crowned Most Beautiful In Elderly Beauty Pageant

 

 
Contest organizers in Brazil have pronounced 65-year-old grandmother, Irenilda de Oliveira Meneses as Brazil's most beautiful elderly woman. The pageantry was open to women who are above age 60. Out of 200 contestants, and being one of the 25 finalists selected to compete in the beauty pageant in Sao Paulo, the gorgeous grandmother has emerged queen. Meneses, a mother of two, has this to say about winning the pageantry, "To win is very exciting, very exciting. I'm so moved, I'm speechless, very speechless".
 
 The women were judged on their physical appearance, smile, personality, elegance and more. The entire essence of events as this, as summed up by contest organizer, Anilton Guedes, is that these elderly women feel like they are participating in life. They are brought out of whatever negative situations they face as a result of their age to feel happy, celebrated and young again.

Congrats! Being a beauty queen at this age is not an easy feat. More pictures after the break

New Movie: Monalisa Chinda, Joseph Benjamin, Ireti Doyle & Bimbo Manuel In “Torn

 

A trailer to the most anticipated Nollywood movie of 2013 TORN. Starring; Ireti Doyle, Monalisa Chinda, Joseph Benjamin, Bimbo Manuel, Julius Agwu. Produced and directed by one of Nollywood's most creative director Moses Inwang for Sneeze Films Inc. In cinemas 2nd August, 2013
watch the trailer after the cut...

Native and Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week 2013


 

It’s the Native and Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week 2013, a groundbreaking  event holding in Port Harcourt that will showcase works from local and international designers with extensive and outstanding media coverage! As a build up to this grand event, the organizers have put 2 different competitions which you don’t want to miss!!! 

Lolo of Wazobia & Actress Adora Ukoh cover plus size issue of Exquisite mag

 
The June issue of Exquisite magazine has two beautiful cover divas that are doing great promoting their brands, Lolo 1 of Wazobia FM and actress Adaora Ukoh. This issue focuses on how plus sized women can be fabulous, make great fashion statements and also how they can improve on their self esteem.
More Photos after the cut.

52 Nigerians Set To Be Deported From Malaysia


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52 Nigerians were arrested on Sunday 23rd June 2013, in Malaysia during a midnight raiding by the Malaysia immigration police.

Houses occupied by Nigerians in Malaysia were all raided, doors destroyed and Nigerians were arrested both clothed and naked on bed.

Akindele Clinches Another Deal




While the buzz over her Vitafoam deal is yet to abate, actress Funke Akindele, has again been unveiled as the new brand ambassador for Qlinchy.com, a fast growing online business networking platform.
Akindele was presented on Saturday 22 June at a ceremony held at The Quadrant Company in Ikeja GRA, Lagos. Her presentation came on the heels of a successful official launch in April and a town storm campaign in May by the brand.

Pictures- P Square Hook Up With Rick Ross In Malabo!


Peter and Paul Okoye (P Square) are currently in Equitorial Guinea to perform alongside Maybach Music boss, Rick Ross.
Jude Engees posted this picture of his brothers with the rap star.

Chris brown tweets about ‘Hit and Run’ incident


Chris Brown has been charged by L.A City Attorney for a minor accident that happened last month where he scratched a Mercedes and allegedly refused to exchange proper information with the driver. There is also a charge that he is driving without a valid license.
Breezy took to twitter and explained the incident.
Check the tweets below

Ghanaian Actress Jackie Appiah Spotted with American Rap Star Jadakiss


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Ghanaian Actress Jackie Appiah has been out in New York, USA for a few business meetings and a little holiday. And, she’s definitely one to splurge every time she goes out. So, while she was shopping, she bumped into the veteran American Rap star Jadakiss and had to take a shot.
Here are a few photos from Jackie‘s New York trip! After the cut

Unilag Students Protest Against Sexual Harassment

The Creative Arts students of the University of Lagos this morning protested over alleged sexual harassment of female students in the department by their lecturers.

The students stormed the Arts block this morning with placards to register their grievance and later moved their protest to the Social Science department. Female students of the department claim their lecturers are making life difficult for them by demanding sexual favours before they can pass their courses.

The students say they have had enough and after a meeting yesterday, decided to protest against the sexual harassment that has become the order of the day. The school authority is yet to respond to these allegations. See more photos from the protest after the cut...

MUSIC: BRYMO --IF YOU WERE MINE

Brymo is here with his first single after he left “Chocolate City” It’s no longer news that BrymO has walked out of his contract with Chocolate City, we can only wish him well in his career now, his talent should see him through. Off his “Son Of A Kapenta” comes this very beautiful song, one of my personal favourite off the LP, “If You Were Mine”, this song gets to me, you all should love it too. DOWNLOAD HERE

Security man breaks ATM, steals N12m


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A security man and employee of First Bank Nigeria Plc, Jibowu Branch, Seyi Jaiyeola, is standing trial at a magistrate’s court in Ebute Meta for allegedly breaking the company’s automated teller machine and stealing a sum of N12, 533,900.

Movies: HONEY MOON SCANDAL- Coming soon!!!!!


From the stable production of OMA FILMS ---------Honey Moon Scandal is a highly anticipated movie coming to cinema near you soon.

Wedding Photos: Arsenal Star, Theo Walcott, Weds Melanie Slade

They've had a slow and steady courtship since they started dating as teenage school pupils.
And last week, footballer Theo Walcott finally sealed the deal with fiancee Melanie Slade as they tied the knot in Italy. The young couple, who have been dating for nine years, wed at the Castello di Vincigliata in Tuscany last week. Blonde Melanie, 24, looked stunning in a strapless gown with sweetheart neckline as she wed her Arsenal winger fiance.
Congrats to the Walcotts! Continue to read more and see them on the cover of Hello magazine.

Comedian, Ali Baba Adds A Year

God-Father and king of comedy, Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known as Ali Baba adds a year today, 24th of June.
Ali baba started stand-up comedy in Ekpoma in 1987 and inspired the likes of Julius Agwu, Basket Mouth, Opa Williams, AY and TEE A among a host of others.
By 1998, he had a registered company, Ali Baba Hiccupurathird.
Warri-born comedian graduated from the then Bendel State University.
No doubt Ali Baba definitely has come a long way.
Hurray! Happy Birthday to the King of comedy.

Genevieve Nnaji, Jackie Appiah to be honoured in Ghana

 
Nollywood star actress Genevieve Nnaji and Ghana’s Jackie Appiah are among 15 persons to be honoured at the upcoming Accra International Film Festival (AIFF).

What Went Down At D’banj''s DKM concert with 2 Chainz, Fally Ipupa, Olamide, others


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Olamide and D’banj performing at DKM Concert, June 23, 2013. Photo: Tokunbo ibikunle
Last night in Lagos, D’banj hosted thousands of fans to his much talked about DKM Concert which held at the Eko Hotel and Suites.

The concert which served as a launch for his DB Records debut compilation album ‘D’ King’s Men‘ saw performances from D’banj himself, DB Records younger brother and protege Kay Switch, rappers Olamide, Naeto C, Phyno and Pop artiste KCEE. Other performers included DJ Zeez and upcomers Sean Tizzle, Omo Akin, Ace and Pepsol.

AY Challenges Celebs To Stop Begging for Money for OJB and Give Their Money






Popular comedian, AY, has proved to be a man with heart of gold as he urged his fellow entertainers to stop the embarrassment of asking ordinary Nigerians to donate 'just' N15m for their colleague, OJB, who is down with Kidney failure.

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VIDEO: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Makes Her US TV Debut Today In ‘Hit The Floor’

Beautiful Nollywood A-list actress and Time Icon, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde will be featured VH1's Hit the floor show alongside International music superstar, Akon.
The programme ‘Hit the floor’ is a U.S drama TV series which spins around Aisha and her follows around her travails in becoming an NBA cheerleader unaware of the treacherous and tempting world that follows.
The show will be on VH1, Monday night by 9pm
Here is the trailer to the VH1 series that she will be featured in:
AFTER THE CUT

Ije producer Chineze Anyaene loses mom

                            
Chineze, the producer of the multiple award winning movie, Ije: The journey, lost her mother on Saturday June 22nd in a hospital in Birmingham, UK after a battle with cancer. Lady Uche Anyaene, popularly known as Big Aunty by her pupils and students, was the Proprietress of Stella Maris Group of Schools (Nursery, Primary and Secondary) located in Abuja. May her soul rest in peace. Amen
                           

David Beckham causes stampede in China



David Beckham fans gather as he visits Tongji University in Shanghai, China. Photo: Yahoo
During a recent visit to the Tongji University in Shanghai, ChinaDavid Beckham caused a commotion that left at least seven people injured.

Chris Brown is sick of Drake feud


Chris Brown is over his feud with Drake and just wants to forget about it.
The R&B singer had a furious bust-up with the rapper at a nightclub in New York last June, during which several people were injured after note passing about mutual flame Rihanna turned into a bottle-throwing brawl between the two love rivals and their respective entourages but Chris wants to put it behind him.

New Music: Olamide ft D'banj First Of All

          
 Listen to the music below and tell me what you think. Is it a nice collabo?

Train and truck collide in Lagos

 
A train and a truck collided last night at the PWD railway crossing in Ikeja. The truck (seen above) was trying to cross the railway line when a speeding train coming from Ebutte Metta and heading to Agbado rammed into it. Fortunately no life was lost but a few people sustained serious injuries and were immediately rushed to the hospital. After the accident, the train had to terminate its journey, leaving its passengers stranded.  I never knew the train transport it operational fully in Lagos now.

Photos: Olu Jacobs, Amaka Igwe, Obi Asika,Others celebrate New DG, National Broadcasting Commission, Emeka Mba.

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Why I hate Nollywood – Tayo Elesin, British-Nigerian actress



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Tayo Elesin is a British-Nigerian actress. She also prefers to be referred to as a “storyteller.” Famous for her roles in some BBC TV productions including Casualty, Law and Order, Doctor, among others, Tayo has also acted in the critically acclaimed play by late Ola Rotimi ‘Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again’ produced last year by Lookman Sanusi. While in the country recently, she paid a courtesy visit to the Vanguard corporate office, where she disclosed why she hate the name ‘Nollywood’; and how to reposition the Nigerian film industry, among other issues. Enjoy!

She Was Stripped Naked, Beaten and They Inserted Iron Rod In Her Private Part

She Was Strípped Náked, Beaten and They Inserted Iron Rod In Her Private "Alari" Area
Someone gave me this gist, I was so angry at the whole thing that I decided not to post it early until now that am done analysis the whole story. After ALUU incident, I get very agitated each time I hear how some unscruplous people tend to take laws into their hand. 
I keep getting this same news about guys manhandle females who steal from the market or shops and people keep living comment on how inhuman the act is, but the problem is that these guys will not learn… this lady was caught stealing at Shoprite Mall in Lagos. What followed after she was caught is something that has now become commonplace.

The Adora Oleh Show Comes To AIT On The 8th Of July

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Popular TV Presenter and Co host of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Adora Oleh returns with the second season of her talk show; The Adora Oleh Show on AIT on Monday the 8TH July at 9pm.
The Adora Oleh Show is a 30 minutes entertainment show created to focus on positive role models and entrepreneurs moving forward in the entertainment, fashion and business arena. 
  

Sexy Tiwa Savage Covers June Issue of Mania Magazine

 

Stunning cover! Loves it!
Photographer: Kelechi Amadi-Obi. Stylist: Dimeji Alara. Make-up: Bimpe Onakoya. Hair: Ugo Igbokwe. Body Suit by Iconic Invanity

Kim and Kanye West name daughter North West

Kim and Kanye West name daughter North West
Oh no they didn’t\!!!! Kim and Kanye are said to have called their first child together North West, according to reports
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their baby daughter North West. Sources close to the couple confirmed the decision, which comes five days after Kim welcomed her first child at a hospital in Los Angeles.
The revelation ends the intense speculation over the child’s name, with other rumoured options said to include Kaidence Donda, in honour of Kanye’s late mother.
And a source told UsWeekly that the couple have already given their daughter a nickname – she will be ‘Nori for short’.
They added that the child has no middle name.

New Music :Listen to Mode Nine Feat. Don Jazzy – Some More

 

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Mode Nine promised he’d take a more commercial approach on his new album, as well as work with a lot of producers and acts he hasn’t worked with before.
Here’s his first offering, “Some More” featuring and produced by Don Jazzy.
 You can download it using iROKING

  ModeNine - Some More ft Don Jazzy (3.7 MiB, 111 hits)