Photos: IROKO TV BOSS JASON NJOKU SON TURNS 1

 

iRoko Tv boss, Jason Njoku’s son turned one yesterday and happy daddy decided to share some of his pictures online as the family holidays in Ghana.More pictures of him after the cut.

TEENS FILM SUMMER CAMP SET TO COMMENCE IN CALABER


Shocking:Wizkid Asked His Rival to go Suck a D**k


                                   


Photos: Imo State Governor Shows The World How He Exercise


Arik Airline Suspends Flight To Liberia, Sierra-Leone Over Ebola Outbreak

  

Arik Air has said it has suspended flight operations to Liberia and Sierra-Leone following the outbreak of Ebola virus in the countries. The airline’s Head of Corporate Communications, Ola Adebanji, disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Lagos.  According to the statement, the suspension would be in force until further notice.

Over 670 people have been killed by the virus in West African countries. 

Lagos State To Begin Search For Those On The Plane With Liberian Ebola Victim

 
The Lagos State commissioner for Health, Dr.Jide Idris has announced that the State has instigated a search for those on the same flight form Togo to Lagos with Liberia’s Patrick Sawyer who died last Friday in Lagos of Ebola virus.

The commissioner announced that it was mandatory in order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus in the state, which many in-turn spread across the nation.

We are going to trace all of them, each one of them is going to be questioned. There is a protocol they will follow in terms of questioning. They are going to be monitored in the next 21 days to see if any of them has the symptoms,” Idris said.

Photos From Actress Amanda Ebeye Grand Father's Burial Ceremony



 Nollywood Actress Amanda Ebeye had friends and well wishers join her for the burial ceremony of her late grandfather Mr Wale Akinrinade who died on the 22nd of May 2014. The Ceremony was graced by many celebs and friends of the actress who were there to pay condolence  to the family of Ms Ebeye.
 See More Pictures Below

Tanker Catches Fire At Kano Airport; Aircraft Damaged, Fuel Tanker Burnt To Ashes




Fire service officials averted what could have been a tragedy at the Aminu Kano International Airport last night after a fuel tanker feeding a Turkish airlines aircraft caught fire.

The tanker was however burnt to ashes while the aircraft, an Airbus 340, which was to airlift passengers from Kano to Istanbul, was partly damaged. The flight was subsequently cancelled with the passengers, most of whom had arrived the airport, disappointed.

Garba Shehu, the Media Consultant to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who was travelling with his family, told PREMIUM TIMES the aircraft was saved from being completely burnt following a quick decision by officials to hurriedly tow it away from the burning truck.
Mr. Shehu said:

Photos from the Kano Bomb Blast Today

 

 
A high calibre improvised explosive device went off inside the crowded New Road motor park located at Sabon Gari, a predominantly Christian quarters of Kano metropolis leaving scores dead.
 
The blast an eye witness said ripped through a bus station in Kano as passengers boarded buses out of the city. Explosives, apparently concealed in a bag that was abandoned by two men disguised as travellers, went off at about 3:00 pm (1500 GMT) at the New Motor Park in the predominantly Christian Sabon Gari neighbourhood of the city. There was no immediate indication of the number of casualties, people at the bus station told AFP. 

Photos: Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Meets Jonathan

 

First, What do u think of this picture? Is this not the height of pretense and hypocrisy. Who is deceiving who now? Its so amazing how this happend but it did happen because i now believe in the saying that says' keep your enemy close" The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi, yesterday visited President Goodluck Jonathan for the first time, since he became the Emir of Kano.


Sanusi, was one of the northern traditional rulers, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III to join the president at the Presidential Villa, for the breaking of Ramadan fast.
 More photos after the cut.

Deadly Ebola Virus Confirmed In Lagos Hospital

 

The deadly Ebola virus has sadly been discovered in a hospital near Obalende, in Lagos State. The virus has already spread through some African countries such as Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. More tweets below;


Official video premiere! Don Jazzy & Mavin artists - Dorobucci

 

Directed by Nick Roux of Molotov Cocktail Productions, the visuals to the smashing hit single produced by Don Jazzy is finally here. The Hip video is set in South Africa and stars the hit making Mavin crew; Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, D Prince, Korede Bello, DiJa and Reekado Banks. #ChoMavinSuperFan winner Natalie Pitswe also appears in the video. Enjoy...

Photos: Chimamanda Adichie Photographed For Riposte magazine

 

Award winning writer Chimamanda Adichie photographed by one of Nigeria’s best photographers Lakin Ogunbanwo for Riposte Magazine. 
See more photos after the cut...

atch As Star The Winner Is’ Contestants Evoke Nostalgia On Stage

 

Remember the crazy house parties that rocked the 90s, and all the boys and girls grooved in a bubbly manner? Here’s a chance to relive that feeling as two Star The Winner Is contestants went up against each other in a duel battle.

Asari Dokubo's Wife Calls Chibok Girls Abdction A Scam

As Nigerians pray for the over 200 abducted chibok girls today, been the 100th day they were abducted, Asari Dokubo’s wife, Hajia Daba Dokubo-Asari took to her Facebook page to say the abduction has been a scam all along. Her words after the cut just  in case you couldn't read the screenshot properly.

Jhené Aiko Relieves “The Pressure” With New Single

Jhené Aiko Relieves "The Pressure" With New Single
Jhené Aiko comes through with some succulent new sonics as she drops her latest single “The Pressure” off the upcoming full-length debut Souled Out. The track commences with some ethereal synth-work over a delayed drum loop, hitting us with that wavy r&b ish to sink in to and bless that air with. Her debut Souled Out LP is due out this fall and is sure to have some dynamite features, be sure to keep it locked as we creep up on its yet-to-be-revealed release date. Let Jhené Aiko relieve “The Pressure” by streaming her latest offering below. Cop the single via iTunes today.

27 year old Madonna Student Arrested for Alleged Murder of 87 year-old Father


The Abia state police command has paraded, among others, a 27 year old undergraduate of Madonna University, Chijioke Ezebuiro, for allegedly killing his 87 year old father, Dr Emmanuel Ezebuiro.

Speaking with newsmen in Umuahia, NigerianTribune reports that the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Geoffrey Ogbonna, who paraded the suspect alongside other cultists and robbers, said that Chijioke Ezebuiro  is the prime suspect as he was the only person in the house at the time of his late father’s death.

Ogbonna said that the death occurred on June 30, 2014 at the deceased home at Umuoriehi, Isingwu
in Umuahia North local government area and was reported to the police by one Ezebuiro Chimezie of the same address who said the deceased had been bed ridden for some years.

Solomon Akiyesi acquires brand new Lexus Jeep to mark birthday (photos)

 



You all know who Solomon Akiyesi is, right?
Well, he has bounced back and has just acquired a brand new Lexus jeep to mark his birthday.
"Call it extravagance but i call it a self reward for days and nights of selfless hardwork and a celebration of God's undeniable love and deep affection for a sinner like me even as will be adding another year for me in just a few days. Its R.I.P to second- hand cars from today. Welcome...lexus lx 460... you will take me to greater places. Happy birthday to me in anticipation #‪#‎spoiling‬ myself a little" he said as he excitedly shared photos on him posing with the Lexus on his Facebook page.
See photos below:

Kidnappers dressed as Gunmen, invade Girls’ high school in Ibadan




Some mad persons believed to kidnappers, allegedly invaded a secondary school -Onireke Girls’ High School – in Ibadan, Oyo state on Monday, causing panic among students and teachers.

Daily Sun reports that the suspected kidnappers, who dressed like mad persons, had been terrorizing students and staff in the last few weeks.
They were again sighted last Monday by a food vendor and some students inside a bush at the back of one of the classroom blocks within the school premises.

40 Killed As Two Explosions Rock Kaduna





Two explosions have ripped through the city of Kaduna killing at least 40 people, the Police says. The first explosion was said to have targeted Islamic cleric, Dahiru Bauchi while the second one targeted senior opposition leader, Muhammadu Buhari.

Luckily both escaped unhurt. Several body parts and damaged vehicles are said to be scattered all over the busy Alkali road in the city.  

Nollywood Divas and Divos Cover City People Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine Newest Double Cover

City People Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine has released it’s double cover newest edition for August, 2014 with Iyabo Ojo, Dayo Amusa and Mercy Aigbe as cover girls and Alex Ekubo and IK Ogbonna graced the 2nd cover. So so cute! Loving the girls. 

And btw, IK and Alex are actually taking over Nollywood. 

New Music Video: Waje - Onye ft Tiwa Savage



Onye is the second track off Waje’s debut album W.A.J.E and was produced by Spellz, featuring Tiwa Savage. Hilarious video we mu say and it takes on love features Bryan Okwara and Omawumi and is directed by Kemi Adetiba. Watch the video after the cut...

"You have to be a soldier for love"- Jada Pinkett spills the secret of her successful 18-year marriage to Will


                            
Jada Pinkett and Will Smith have been married for 18 years(Dec 31,1997).. When asked about the secret of their enduring marriage despite all the breakup rumours, she said at the FOX presentation for the Television CriticsAssociation

"Your partner has to be your best, best friend. And he's my best friend.You have to have kind of a warrior mentality. You have to be a soldier for love,'You have to be able to withstand tough times and just because the tough times comes doesn't mean it's time stop. It means it's time to dig in.'We're going to be celebrating 20 years in two years, so we're starting to plan now for a big 20th year,'

Joseph Yobo & Adaeze Display All Loved and Romantic Gateaway



Since Joseph Yobo returned from the World Cup, he and his wife have been jet-setting and are currently on vacation around the world.. They got married in 2010 and and after one kid, still look like spinsters..
Aren't they such a beautiful and stylish young couple....

Hollywood Celebs with their Kids at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2014



                  

The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2014 went down at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on Thursday 17th July 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

A lot of celebrities and personalities were in attendance with their kids.

 See More Pictures Below

Beyonce Shares Adorable Family Photo With Blue, Jay Z Amidst Rumors of Marriage Problems



                           

As many continue to speculate about the future of Beyonce andJay Z’s marriage, the pop diva decided to dispel the rumors the best way she knows how — with a not-so-subtle family photo on Instagram.

On Monday, July 21, the “XO” singer, 32, posted a blurry shot of her 2-year-old daughter Blue Ivy being lifted into the air by Jay Z, 44, and Queen Bey herself.

The precious pic comes in the middle of the couple’s massive On the Run Tour. Bey performed in her hometown of Houston, Texas on Friday, July 18 before heading to sister Solange Knowles’ stomping grounds in New Orleans on Sunday.

Pres. Jonathan Finally Meets Parents of Chibok Girls




President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan today Tuesday 22nd July 2014, met with parents of the abducted school girls from the Chibok area of Borno State, by Islamist militant sect Boko Haram.

Today makes it the 99th day since they were taken captive. The meeting was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Speaking to the parents of the girls and some of the girls who escaped, he reassured them of his administration’s commitment in bringing back the girls.
Continue After the cut

Meet The Highest Paid Actors In Hollywood (Top Ten List)





According to a Forbes list, Robert Downey Jr has been named the highest paid Hollywood actor for the second year running, after earning $75 million in the past year.

His position was largely influenced by his lead role in Iron Man 3, which grossed almost $1.2 billion at the global box office.

Forbes said his major role in the Marvel movie is important to the longevity of the franchise, saying “it would be incredibly difficult for Marvel to continue to make Iron Man and Avengers films without him”.

Beverly Naya Flauts Hot Bobby For Exquisite Magazine’s July 2014 Issue



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Nollywood starlet Beverly Naya gives a new meaning to the word sexy on the cover of Exquisite Magazine‘s July 2014 “Travel” issue.

The “Tinsel” actress puts her hot bod on display in a black bikini and silver body accessory completed with smouldering eyes, and pink lipstick.

In the issue, she speaks to the publication about making her mark in Nollywood..

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Stephanie Linus Plays a 'Maid' in Hollywood movie "Boonville Redemption


Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus is now on set to play her role as Doris in the American western movie, "Boonsville Redemtion". More photos after the cut

Photos: Femi Otedola's Daughter, Dj Cuppy Graduates from King's College, London


Nigerian billonaire Femi Otedola's 21 year old daughter, Dj Cuppy pictured above with her mum and dad, today graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Business Management. An excited Cuppy, real name is Florence Otedola took to her IG page to share the good news and photos from her celebration. Big congrats to her. She has also been admitted to New York University for her Masters program. 
See More Pictures below

Kanye West Covers GQ Mag and Tells Why He Married Kim K



Read Excerpts After Cut 

Check Out Kcee Before and Now


Believe it or not people, that's also Kcee in the second picture. See how money and fame can transform your looks.

Are You Ready To Be The Next Miss Nigeria?


The Miss Nigeria contest is one of the most viewed TV contest in Nigeria and its glory is worth every sweat. It all begins with the individual fitness trainings then the auditioning, fierce rivalry, dieting (yep, you had me right), grilling by the press and finally when the hard work is done; the contest wraps up with the adulation from fans both far and near, lights, paparazzi and cover page endorsements.


Do you have what it takes to be the next Miss Nigeria? Ok before you say yes I do, here are the criteria for Nigeria’s top beauty:

Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 26 years old



Participants must be Nigerian citizens


Participants must not be married, must not be or ever been mothers


Participants must not be pregnant


Participants must be of good health and moral character


Participants must speak fluent English
See More Details Below

First Lady of Cross River and Calabar Carnival Queen cover TW Magazine


                                           
The First Lady of Cross River State Mrs Obioma Liyel Imoke & the current Calabar Carnival Queen Nancy Olive Aisagbonhi cover the July/August issue of TW magazine. See more pics after the cut..

Tuface's ‘The Ascension' Album cover released

THE ASCENSION, 2Face Idibia’s 6th solo album, drops this month (July).

2Face’s album, which includes 16-pages of expertly crafted artwork was developed by an A-List team including Imole “Tobbie” Balogun of TCD Photography. Tobbie is an award-winning photographer who’s worked with some of the most notable figures in Nigeria’s Entertainment industry.

Celebrity Stylist, Jekwu, created 2Face’s Classy & Dapper ASCENSION look, and the album layout was designed by Janne Kukku.

THE ASCENSION album cover art will be erected on outdoor billboards this week. 

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son, Indio Arrested for Cocaine Possession

 

Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio has been arrested. The 20-year-old, who appeared in his father's 2005 film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, was taken into custody Sunday afternoon by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on felony narcotics possession charges.

The 20-year-old was a passenger in a car, and when the police pulled the vehicle over, they found cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his possession.

Indio Downey was taken to jail and released shortly after midnight Monday on $10,000 bail. His next court date is Aug. 29, 2014

Watch The First Trailer For Aaron McGruder’s ‘Black Jesus’


Watch The First Trailer For Aaron McGruder's 'Black Jesus'
Aaron McGruder long-awaited follow-up to The Boondocks is finally here, as the very first trailer for Black Jesus just hit the internets and its as hilarious as we’ve come to expect from the champion of irreverent and poignant commentary. Those who have wondered what happened to our beloved Freeman family in the McGruder-less (hopefully) final season of The Boondocks can rest assured that Huey, Riley and Gramps’ legacies have moved on to a new tried and true vessel.
In the trailer, we find folks attempting to resolve the notion that Jesus came back as a weed-smoking, cognac-sipping black man in what appears to be Compton. And we ain’t mad. Black Jesus makes its debut on Adult Swim on August 7th at 11pm and will be sure to scratch that itch. Just don’t be mad when Jesus hits the last of your herbal. After all, he did die for your sins. Watch the expanded trailer for Black Jesus below and brace yourself as McGruder’s imminent .    In fact watch Trailer After the Cut 

Michelle Obama & Janelle Monáe Champion Arts Education At Grammy Museum Fundraiser



FLOTUS Michelle Obama & Singer Janelle Monae Champion Arts Education At Grammy Museum Fundraiser Luncheon.
Michelle Obama gave the keynote address during the inaugural Jane Ortner Education Award luncheon fundraiser for the Grammy Museum honoring Janelle Monáe and California high school teacher Sunshine Cavalluzzi. The prize named for the late wife of Grammy Museum board member Chuck Ortner has been awarded three times prior to the first-ever luncheon held this week. Citing the sustained efforts of Monáe and Cavalluzzi, FLOTUS discussed the importance of arts education and its impact on students across the United States during her speech at the event held at L.A.’s Club Nokia:

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: SINGER WAJE ROCKS!

SHE ROCKED THIS PICTURE LIKE NEVER BEFORE.

3 Acts Picked for Genevieve Nnaji & Amstel Malta’s “Act The Part” Contest

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji has announced the top three acts in ‘Act The Part’ online contest, for a chance to spend one exciting day with her.

The two-week long online competition received thousands of entries of the good, the bad and the hilarious from enthusiastic fans, who tried to re-enact a role from any movie of their choice. Continue

Channel O/MAVIN Super Fan Competition Winner Announce

 

Natalie Pitswe beat thousands of other Mavin fans to emerge the winner of the just concluded Channel O/ Mavin Super fan competition. The competition for the Super Fan using the hashtag #ChoMavinSuperFan was decided on Friday July 11 with a series of questions by Don Jazzy from the official Channel O handle @ChannelOAfrica. Don Jazzy announced the winner of the Superfan competition via a tweet.