New Video: Gabriel Afolayan – Awelewa (Most Beautiful)


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Actor and singer Gabriel Afolayan's new music video - Awelewa (Most Beautiful), directed by his movie producer brother Kunle Afolyan, is out. It was shot in Seychelles. 
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New Video: Essence – Giving it All

imageIt’s been a while we heard from Essence but she is back with the video for her newest single ‘Giving it All’. The video was directed by Frizzle and Bizzle, and is described as a Christmas gift to her fans – with a message of reconciliation. Watch video below

Late Dr Stella Adadevoh,and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Make CNN’s Inspiring Women of 2014 List

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These women are so inspiring! Today Monday 22nd December 2014, CNN presented its list of the Leading Women of the year. Women who have inspired a lot of people in 2014.
The cable news network set out to find women who excelled in their professions in 2014. The women on the list were nominated by readers, partners and organizations.On the list is the late Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh. She was the doctor who sacrificed her life to contain Ebola patient Patrick Sawyer. “Her efforts prevented the wider spread of Ebola in Nigeria,” says CNN.

BBA Winner, Dillish Matthews Flaunts Her Hot Bikini Body


Namibian Big Brother Africa ‘The Chase’ winner, Dillish Matthews, is visiting Lagos for a couple of days, and shared pictures of her mini vacation on her social media.

She and a few friends played volleyball on an artificial turf in an expansive compound close to the beach. And they showed off their toned bodies in bikinis during their afternoon frolicking. More pictures below...

If He Is Not Aggressive In The Bedroom, I Could Take His Place! Former Eagles Defender Tells Player’s GF

                               
Former Super Eagles defender and Macclesfield assistant manager, Efe Sodje, 42, has been accused of insulting a girlfriend of one of his players by using a sexually abusive language on her. 

Lavelle-Moore, 20, accused Sodje of approaching his partner while he was warming up on the pitch ahead of a 1-1 draw at Nuneaton last month. He alleged Sodje told 26-year-old Cara Cofie that the forward had not been picked due to a lack of aggression and then asked Cofie whether Lavelle-Moore was aggressive in the bedroom and suggested he could take his place if not. Sodje was later suspended for just over a week for the offence.

Family of 5 just Survived this Frightful Crash in Lagos (Photos)

 









Twitter user Chidinma shared the wonderful testimony on her page some minutes ago. Crash happened on Ikorodu road, Idiroko bus stop, Lagos. See more photos after the cut.

Top 14 Nollywood Stars Whose Death We Affected The Nigerian Entertainment Industry(photos)



                    
These demised stars would always be remembered for their role in one way or the other in the development of the Nigerian movie industry- Nollywood.

It's not an understatement to assert that their demise shook Nollywood to its core at the time each of their demise occurred.

They are however remembered for the legacies they left behind.


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The death of Sam Loco really got the entertainment industry in Nigeria shaking because he was very popular with his comic roles. Loco died in a hotel room in Owerri where he was editing a film, in August 2011, at age 66.

Stevie Wonder's girlfriend gives birth to 9th child for him


            
Steve Wonder is really performing wonders in the baby making factory. The 64-year old and his girlfriend, Tomeeka Robyn, have welcomed their 2nd child together. They welcomed a baby girl today and Steve has already named her Nia.

Interestingly, Nia is Stevie’s 9th child as he already has 7 from previous affairs and one from Tomeeka, his present girlfriend and new mom, before this latest addition to the family. See his big family:

More Photos From AGN president and actress' Ibinabo Fiberisima Traditional Wedding.

Sunny Gist published first pictures from   from the AGN president and actress' traditional wedding while it was still going on. Today, the official photos from the wedding photographer is ready and here are a few of them.

At the event were a lot of veteran actors including Muma G, and more. Also, her new husband's children from his previous marriage were present. See more photos below...

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Nicki Minaj Stuns In New Photos For Roberto Cavalli

Nick Minaj has been going all out to put herself front and center in the media with the recent release of her new aalbum PinkPrint on Dec 15. Since the album dropped Nicki has been everywhere -TV late night shows, daytime shows, and many radio interviews, and fashion photoshoots as well as magazine covers.

Her latest effort is in these promotional photoshoot in selected pieces by famed designer, Roberto Cavalli. The wigs add a retro look, but Nicki Minaj is always edgy and current, and her body makes everything look good...

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Ibinabo Fiberesima's White Wedding To Uche Egbuka


If you only notice one thing about Ibinabo Fiberesima this past couple of days, it's that the smile never left her face for one moment. That shows a happy and unstressed bride. And I believe part of it is marrying a man after your heart, and also keeping the wedding within your means with less money spent, less guests to worry about, and more peace of mind.

Congrats to her! Check her laughing loudly with her new groom Uche Egbuka below...

Picture of the day: Actress Juliet Ibrahim

 


The popular Ghanaian actress is getting serious with her singing career with a new track - 'Sholala'.

The expensive Cars you can't see anywhere else but in Dubai

 

These Arab guys are spending their money. They seem to have it all going good for them. According to awareness-time.com, there are 8 cars you will never see anywhere in the world except in Duabi. This is where money is speaking. See all the photos below:

First Photos Of Star Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima at Her Traditional Wedding


 


Actress Ibinabo Fiberesima, also the president of Actors’ Guild of Nigeria is now taken. Happening right now in her hometown, Okrika in Rivers State is her traditional marriage. The white wedding between Ibinabo and Uche Egbuka is tomorrow. More photos coming.

18 YEARS OLD BOLARINDE DAMILOLA REBECCA WINS FACE OF AMBER 2014


The memory of this event still linger in the mind of the guest that graced this star studded and well scripted event . The 2014 edition of FACE OF AMBER 2014 was held at the prestigious constantial hotel , Benin city , hosted by one of the most sort after model and actor Melvin oduah of big brother africa fame. 


At the end of the night 18 years old BOLARINDE DAMILOLA REBECCA who hails from ekiti state  emerged as the new Face of amber 2014, indeed she dazzled the judges with her enchanting smile and poise.Obiorah chioma ifunanya took the ist runner up spot ,while Nwaobodo uche maryjane took the 2nd runner position . Face of amber is powered and organized by CYNOSURE MAGAZINE

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Kimora Lee Simmons Debuts her Growing Baby Bump (Photos)




Kimora Lee Simmons is 39 years old and very pregnant with her baby no. 4 though first with new husband Tim Leissner. Her baby is due in April. The Baby Phat CEO and former model was spotted walking her dog while vacationing in St. Barts this week. 
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BBA Hotshot's Tayo finally meets popular Billionaire Ayiri




It's not a lie afterall that Warri big boy, Ayiri Emami is a big fan of Naija latest BBA rep, Tayo Faniran. It was even reported last week that Ayiri was ready to pay Tayo $350,000 to beat the amount given to winner of the reality show. After Tayo returned to Nigeria in a big way, he finally met the billionaire.
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Female Lawyer Murdered In Her Lekki-Oniru Home


                              
A notable lawyer and insurance practitioner, Mrs Ola Adeola, has been murdered in her Lekki, Lagos home. Mrs Ola Adeola is the daughter of a former Chief Justice of Ogun State, Justice Ebenezer Craig.

The slain lawyer was allegedly killed Sunday night by her driver and house maid at her 108, Omisore Lane, Oniru Estate residence. Her throat was slashed, a source told The Nation.

Both the driver and housemaid are said to be on the run, while the victim’s corpse has been deposited at a morgue.

Photo: Meet PDP Chairman Muazu's daughter




Meet Adamu Muazu beautiful daughter, her name is Bara'atu Muaza and she got married to a dashing young man, Ahmed Mutallab, last weekend in Abuja. She is a stunner!

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Photo of Buhari and his running mate Osinbanjo





                          
I saw stumbled on this picture and can not help but to ask a question? Do you think this combination is right? Am I the only one seeing the mismatch or you guys see same too. If I were to keep it real, I would advice APC to go back to the drawing board.

There is something not right with the pair. Other candidates should be considered. What is this?     Gen. Buhari and his running mate prof. Yemi Osinbanjo posed for a photo today. This is completely a mismatch. Just saying.
 

Nicki Minaj stunning in shredded-looking mini dress



                              
Nicki Minaj keeps getting more beautiful by the day. She made an appearance on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight show...All eyes were on her bizzare shredded dress which fans are saying is an epic fail ....
 

New Video: DJ Xclusive, KCee & Patoranking – Shaba

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DJ Xclusive has released the visuals of one of the hit songs for 2014, Shaba, featuring ‘Limpopo’ master Kcee and dancehall king Patoranking.

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Photos: Police arrest 13yr old girl wearing explosives-packed vest in Kano

   

This 13 year old girl (pictured above) wearing an explosives-packed vest was arrested in Kano state yesterday December 11th. The girl was arrested after she and a male accomplice walked into a clinic seeking medical treatment. Suspicious hospital staff alerted police who immediately arrested the two.

On searching her, Police discovered explosives hidden under her hijab. The police later revealed that the young girl was from Bauchi and was part of the 'suicide team' that attacked a market in Kano on Wednesday Dec. 10th.

Lagos Police defend power-drunk cop who beat husband & wife

 

The police in Lagos have said the 29-year-old photographer, Ejeh Smith, who was brutalised by a policeman attached to Ikoyi Police Division along with his wife, Grace, was drunk on the night of the incident.

The police authorities added that the couple engaged the policeman in a scuffle, adding that since the incident happened, they had refused to make statements to the police.

Trying to defend the wicked action of the policeman, Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, told Punch that the police had, however, detained the erring policeman, Dada Ogunsanya, assuring members of the public that justice would be served.

Anyway, the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered full scale investigation.

Punch reported on Wednesday that a photographer, Ejeh Smith, and his wife, Grace, were on their way home in a taxi they boarded at Obalende. The cab was reportedly stopped at the Lekki Roundabout by a team of policemen patrolling the area.

According to the taxi driver, Ndubuisi Iheaka, the policeman checked the boot of the car before demanding his driving licence. Iheaka said while he was about getting the driving licence, Ogunsanya decided to beam his torchlight on his passengers.

Actress Monalisa Chinda Words to Victims of Domestic Violence

 


Domestic violence is an act that should not be allowed to creep into a relationship or marriage, except there is no more love between the man and woman.  

Photos: Yinka Aiyefele Shares Pictures from Accident 17 Years After


Yinka Aiyefele today wrote on his Facebook page how today 12th December, 2014 marks the 17th year he had an accident on his way to Abeokuta, Ogun State.  He thanked God for sparing his life in the accident he termed his turning point. His words;

Rejoice and thank God with me. the journey started exactly 17yrs ago, it was on Friday December 12th 1997. On my way to Abeokuta where I had that ghastly motor accident. it was indeed MY TURNING POINT. "ODUNMBAKU" I will for ever be grateful to you my Lord. Thank you all for your love, support and encouragement. When there is life there is hope.

Bomb Blasts kill 30 in Jos, 13yrs girl on suicide mission caught

 

At least 31 people were killed in a double bombing in the Nigerian city of Jos on Thursday, while a 13-year-old girl putting on an explosives vest was arrested in the northern city of Kano.

The blasts in Jos happened at a makeshift market near the Terminus bus station, which had been set up after a twin car bomb attack in May that left at least 118 people dead.

Mohammed Abdulsalam, NEMA coordinator, said the scene of the blast was a densely populated area.

“The bodies recovered so far are 31 but rescue workers are at the scene and the figures may change,” added Pam Ayuba, spokesman for the Plateau state governor Jonah Jang.

Queen Latifah Ready to Be a Mother at 44

 


The rapper and Oscar nominated actress, Queen Latifah said she needs a child badly. And that she’s ready to take on her most challenging role- that of a mother.

Latifah is rumored to be in a lesbian relationship with Eboni Nicolis (seated besides Latifah in the pics). She told Closer Magazine that; ‘I’m always thinking about [becoming a mother]. 

The Truth: What Really Crashed Ini Edo’s Marriage


It looks like we finally got the real gist with regards to Ini Edo and Philip Ehiagwina's crashed marriage saga. A credible insider spoke with Vanguard and made very serious revelations about the estranged couple:

“I think Ini Edo was badly in love. Philips was a charmer and, as a human being and deeply in love, she followed her heart. It is so sad that a woman blessed with such a good heart could be treated in such a hurtful manner. Most people may not know, but Ini Edo is a dedicated and totally committed spouse any man could hope to have. That’s why she endured all she did, for six years without letting the world know the pain she was going through in her marriage.

France Admits Ownership Of Military Hardware In Russian Plane Detained In Kano

 
The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, has issued a statement about the Chad-bound aircraft detained by Nigerian authorities at the Aminu Kano Airport on Saturday believed to be carrying arms to neighbouring country, Chad when it landed after a technical fault.

The ambassador in the statement denied the plane was carrying any arms or ammunitions has widely reported by media houses. Read the full statement below.


“A Russian commercial plane carrying two light Gazelle helicopters belonging to the French Army has unexpectedly landed in Kano on Saturday December 6th, early in the afternoon.

The development can be explained as follows :

On 6 December, the French armed forces had chartered a flight on the Russian commercial company “224 Flight Unit”, to ship 2 light helicopters from Bangui to Ndjamena. The shipment is organized as the size of the Frenchmilitary intervention in CAR is being reduced, as was earlier announced by the French Authorities.

Someone Recreated Solange Knowles's Wedding Photo with Dolls







A Swede artist, Ronny Larssonwith who has a knack for creating pop culture images with childhood toys has recreated Solange Knowles's wedding photo with Dolls

The minuscule yet largely fierce scene sees a Solange-esque figurine donning a caped white gown,similar to Knowles's own stunning Kenzo wedding dress. On one side of Small Solange stands (little) big sis Beyonce; on the other, Mama Tina Knowles. The rest of her bridal party, all decked out in white, stands at the ready behind the bride and her fam. On actual stands, made of plastic. Because they're dolls. Here's the original photo:

Beyonce Is Now the Most Grammy-Nominated Female Artist of All Time




Grammy Award nominations are still rolling in, but Beyoncé has already scored a major win: With her nomination 3 days ago for Best Urban Contemporary Album, that brings her total Grammy nominations to 47 (!!!), giving her the edge over Dolly Parton as the most Grammy-nominated
female artist of all time.

Pete Edochie Unusual role In New Movie (Photos)



This legend reminds me of his 'Things fall apart' days. Pete Edochie is a gun wielding mafia in an upcoming movie, Sons of Jacobs. Who doesnt love Pete Edochie?
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Robbers Shot This Lady In The Mouth For Resisting Rape

 



One Mrs Caroline Anande, a widow with seven children has narrated how her younger sister was shot in the mouth by armed robbers, to Sun newspaper.

Read the report below:

Read Touching Messages Kate Henshaw's Fans Sent Her After Losing Election



Okay, it is no longer news that Kate Henshaw's dream of being elected in next year's election has been cut short by losing in the primaries. 

She confirmed the news on twitter saying “The primaries was conducted in an orderly manner. It was fair and  transparent. Sadly I did not make it. My congrats to the winner.”

Many of her fans and well wishers have since gone on twitter to give her consolatory messages. Read their sweet tweets below.

Drug Overdose Allegedly Killed Alamieyeseigha's Son In Dubai



Contrary to the widely publicised report that Oyamuyefa Alamieyeseigha, son of a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, was murdered in Dubai, online news site TheCapital says they have exclusively gathered that excessive consumption of a banned substance was responsible for the untimely death of the 24-year old.

Nicki Minaj Reveals She Got Pregnant at the Age of 15


                            
Nicki Minaj is one to keep her private life private, but on a recently leaked single off her hotly anticipated The Pink Print album, the rapper is laying bare. Nicki opened up about her family, relationships, and even a pregnancy she experienced as a teenager!

The leaked track has been snatched down from most media outlets due to a copyright issue, but according to Billboard, on the song titled "All Things Go" -- produced by Boi-1day, Vinylz, and Allen Ritter and co-written by Ester Dean -- Nicki Minaj spoke candidly verse by verse.

Photos: Mr. EDO Emerges Mr Tourism Nigeria 2014 Winner


                              


The 2014 Mr Tourism Nigeria contest held on November 29th in Uyo. And pictured above is the hottie that wonBig congrats to him. See more photos from the grande finale after the cut.

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