Korede Bello Collaborates With Kelly Rowland On ‘Do Like That’ Remix


Mavin Records artiste, Korede Bello has joined the likes of Tiwa Savage and Wizkid as he collaborates with Kelly Rowland on his hit, “Do Like That”.The song is a single from his upcoming debut album, ‘Belloved’.

Korede Bello signed to Marvin records in 2014 and took home the award for Best Pop Single at the 2015 Headies.

Richard Mofe-Damijo Launches Young & Funny Project




Nigerian actor cum politician, Richard Mofe-Damijo won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2005. He is a former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.

The dashing role-interpreter took to Instagram to announce his new project-‘Young & Funny’ which is set to find the next social media comedy sensation.

Naira Gains Value at Parallel Market -Now N460 to $1

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The Naira has been gaining steadily against the Dollar as well as other foreign currencies in the parallel market since Tuesday.

As at Tuesday the dollar sold for N510 and has dropped to N460 Friday afternoon.

This is coming after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released $500m to the interbank market, of which 23 banks bought $371m.

The Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N575 and N480 respectively.

At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira closed at N399 to a dollar CBN controlled price, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro exchanged at N610 and N520 respectively.

Trading at the interbank window saw the Naira closed at N305.50 to a dollar.

New Nollywood Drama “Zahra” - Coming Soon


Zahra is a movie about a young 15-year-old girl in Northern Nigeria who goes through the harrowing experience of having her village attacked and her family killed by marauding terrorists.
The movie stars Kannywood’s Sani Danja, as well as Nollywood’s Patience Ozokwor, Victor Olaotan, Shawn Faqua, Nicole Ndigwe, Funmi Eko-Ezeh and much more. It was produced by award-winning producer Emem Isong and directed by Chris Eneaji, Story was by Uduak Oguamanam and Vivian Chiji
Watch trailer below

Armed Robbers Attack Zenith Bank Branch, Three Killed


               
No fewer than three people were killed and many others wounded, including a police officer, after heavily armed men suspected to be armed robbers attacked a Zenith bank branch in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Wednesday.

An eyewitness say the armed robbers, numbering about 12, invaded the bank at about 2:00pm and shot sporadically to scare customers after over-powering the security operatives on duty.

The men were also said to have carted away a yet to be disclosed amount of money.

So far, three people who are yet to be identified, have been confirmed dead after the bad operation which lasted several hours.

Cameroon Repatriates Over 500 Nigerians


                      

The Cameroonian Government has forcibly repatriated at least 517 Nigerians back to our country. The deportees include 313 asylum seekers who fled Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said efforts are ongoing to get details surrounding the action by Cameroon and the condition of the affected Nigerians.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is reported to be very concerned about the action of Cameroon against Nigerians.

The commission has called on the Cameroonian Government to respect international conventions and offer asylum, as against the forced repatriations.

The UNHCR is planning to sign an agreement with Cameroon and Nigeria in March, for the voluntary return of 85,000 Nigerian refugees.
Some countries are just treating Nigerians anyhow these days. No respect for giant of Africa.

Over 900 Sacked Dangote Staff Protest for Non-payment of Benefits



Sacked workers of Dangote Group stormed the company's head office at Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos in a protest, demanding the payment of their entitlements. They were pictured with various placards indicating that they were sacked without notice and payment.

“I Need Longer Period Of Rest” – President Buhari



President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said results of the series of medical checkups he carried out in the cause of his medical vacation had shown that he needed longer period of rest.

He said this necessitated his staying back in London, United Kingdom longer than initially planned.

The President said this in a four-paragraph made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.


Adesina did not disclose how long the President’s “longer period of rest” will take.

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari thanks millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches throughout the country.

Popular Russian Model Dragged to Police for Risking her Life on Skyscrapper to take Perfect Shots


                                          
The 23-year-old, who was assisted on the 1,004-foot tall Cayan Tower, by the hand of a male assistant as she leaned out to get the perfect Instagram shot, was forced to sign an undertaken of "I will never do it again".

She was dragged to the city's police after her photos and videos, dangling in the air went viral.

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Acting President Osinbajo With Govs At National Rice Task Force Meeting (Photos)

                         
The acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the governors of Kebbi, Jigawa and Ebonyi states, CBN Governor and Finance Minister had some serious delebrations at a meeting of National Rice, Wheat Production Task Force. We hope they find results. More photos...

Face of Amber Nigeria Season Two Grand Finale Holds On the 9th of April 2017

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We Won’t Resume Lectures Until Our Salaries Are Paid In FULL- Yabatech Lecturers




                          
After beginning a strike on the 10th of February, over non-payment of the balance of January salary by authorities of Yaba College of Technology, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP,
Yaba College of Technology chapter, has said the strike which begun 6 days ago will continue indefinitely until their salaries paid in full.

The striking lecturers had accused the management of the institution of short paying staff salary by 25 per cent.

The ASUP Chairman in the college, Adeyemi Aromolaran, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos today that for not receiving their full salary, the workers would not call off the strike.

Photos: 9ice Joins Temple Management Company



                          

Primed to chart a new direction for his career, Gongo Aso crooner, Abolore Akande, popularly known as 9ice, has joined the likes of Mavins Records and Iyanya by signing a deal with Temple Management Company.

The deal was consummated on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the corporate office of the company in Victoria Island, Lagos and witnessed by representatives of both parties. More photos below…

Soldiers storm Agatu villages, Kill 6, including Pregnant Lady

 

                 
Nigerian Soldiers have sacked six villages in the Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing six persons, including a pregnant woman.
This followed the killing of a soldier at the weekend by some youths in the area.
But the Brigade Commander of the 707 Special Force, Brig. Clement Apere, denied that soldiers attacked the people.
“The operation we conducted in the area was carried out in a professional way,” he said.

However, sources from Agatu, who spoke to Punch on the telephone on Tuesday, explained that six villages - Olegadakolo, Ikpele, Otugologwu, Iwali, Okpanchenyi and Egba - were sacked.
At Egba community, sources said a pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet, adding that the six villages had been deserted.

Nigeria Army Plans To Recruit 12,000 Soldiers

      

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has disclosed that the Nigeria Army would recruit 12,000 men in 2017 to help fight insurgents and other uprisings across the country.

Buratai, who disclosed that while speaking during a budget defence session with the House of Reps Committee on Army, said the recruitment exercise would take place after the Army’s 2017 budget proposal of N152.8 billion is approved.

He further stated that the exercise would be in two batches with 6,000 first and another 6,000 later.

Young Comedian MC Worthy Slumps, Dies At Home



One of the most promising comedians in Imo state, MC Worthy is dead. The Umuahia-born comedian died in the early hours of today at around 3am.

According to close sources, the comedian suddenly started shouting about his head and thereafter slumped, he was rushed to FMC Owerri but doctors say it was too, he was gone already.

The young comedian who has seen his stuck rise in recent months just bought a brand new Avalon about 3 weeks back.

BLUE IVY STOLE THE SHOW AT THE GRAMMY AWARDS



All eyes were on Beyonce as the pregnant star took to the stage at the Grammy Awards but it was daughter Blue Ivy Carter that stole the show.

The five-year-old melted hearts as she was spotted gazing adoringly at her mum and clapping as the singer accepted the award for best urban contemporary album.

Corden stepped into a giant cardboard cutout of a compact car as he gathered Jennifer Lopez, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Keith Urban, John Legend, Ryan Tedder, Jason Derulo and Neil Diamond for a chorus of Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline.'

A Father of Three Faces Prosecution For Abusing Children

                    

A 43-year-old father of three, Christopher Sule, is to face the wrath of law under the Child’s Right Act for physically assaulting two of his children, resulting in bodily injuries and scars on the bodies of the minors.

The case has been reported at the Jos South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State and the authorities have promised to prosecute the accused.

The Management Committee Chairman of the LGA, Mr Augustine Pwakim, told Channels Television that Mr Sule would be prosecuted for violating the Child’s Right Act.


The Coordinator of the Child Rights Protection Network in the state, Mr Tony Obemeasor, noted that with the domestication of the act in Plateau State, the accused would face the wrath of the law for violating the rights and responsibilities of the minors.

Ceelo Green &Joy Villa Lead Grammy Awards Worst Dressed




The 2017 awards season has been the most politically charged in recent history in the wake of Donald Trump's controversial first few weeks in office. But while many celebrities have voiced their opposition to the new US president, singer Joy Villa used the Grammys' red carpet to show her support.

The 25-year-old made a strong political fashion statement, donning a red, white and blue dress emblazoned with Trump's campaign slogan 'Make America Great Again'.

The mermaid gown also featured the billionaire's name in huge silver letters at the bottom.
Also vying for the night's worst dressed award was CeeLo Green who arrived wearing what can only be described as some sort of C3PO tribute outfit. The singer and rapper donned a head-to-toe gold outfit, complete with mask which made him look like a gold-encrusted Michael Myers from horror film Halloween.

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BBNaija:CocoIce Dramatic Eviction



The much talked about Coco-Ice has been evicted from Big Brother Naija reality television show. Following her eviction, a total of three housemates have now been voted out of the show.

Five housemates — Bassey, Gifty, Debie-Rise, Bisola and Coco Ice — were last week nominated for possible eviction.

Bisola was the first to be saved by Big Brother after getting sufficient votes from her fans.

Actress Funke Akindele took it upon herself to campaign for Bisola on social media, just as she did for Efe. Both contestants avoided eviction, with Bisola getting about 40% of the votes.

Photos: James Ibori Thanksgiving Service after Returning from London



                   
Former Delta state governor, James Ibori, who was convicted in the UK for massive looting of his people's commonwealth was on Sunday celebrated by the same people in a thanksgiving service.

More photos from Ibori's thanksgiving party...

Actress Yvonne Jegede & Kunle Fawole's Registry Wedding (Photos)


Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede and actor Kunle Fawole, aka Abounce, son of late Bukky Ajayi had their court wedding today.

Recall that they had their traditional wedding over the weekend. 

Bovi & Mercy Johnson Cover House Of Maliq Magazine




Actress Mercy Johnson and Comedian Bovi take the front on House of Maliq February 2017 Issue.

Office Romance:General Manager Resigns After Impregnating A Top Female Staff

 
A married man who enjoys engaging his staff members in romantic affair has landed in trouble after he allegedly got one of the ladies in the office pregnant.

The GM of a leading firm, African Sun has resigned after he was confronted on allegations that he impregnated a subordinate whom he forced to terminate the pregnancy.

Africa Sun Casinos is an hospitality management firm based in Zimbabwe, popularly patronized by the elite. The affair between the GM, Mr. David Kanyandu and the top staff, Netiah became open after she refused to terminate the pregnancy.

According to H-metro, "The saga because the talk of the day as Netiah opened up to close friends.

“She turned down his demands to terminate the pregnancy, took the matter to Africa Sun head office where David was confronted leading to him tendering his resignation.”

Photos Of Man In Handcuffs, $2,900 Recovered From His Underpants

 

                  
Lagos big boy Seun Egbegbe who is expected to return to court in few days for attempting to steal 9 iPhones from Computer Village in Lagos, was caught trying to dupe two bureau de change operators the sum of $9000 and £3000.
Apart from the sum of $9000 and £3000, another $2900 was recovered from Egbegbe pant.

While trying to escape, he hid the money in his underpants, where it was eventually recovered from.

Olamide & Timaya Sign Ambassadorial Deal With Glo



                 

Two months after his deal with Etisalat expired, Olamide signs an ambassadorial deal with Telecoms giant – Glo alongside Timaya.

Olamide & Timaya are joined by Ghanaian actors – Juliet Ibrahim & Joselyn Dumas as the new entrants.

They all join the likes of Korede Bello, Reekado Banks, Di’ja, Basketmouth and M.I as Glo ambassadors

Congratulations to the both of them.

Asa Asika Returns As Davido’s Manager

Asa Asika returns as Davido’s manager four years after he was sacked by the singer for financial misappropriations in December 2012.

Kamal Ajiboye took over as Davido’s manager in January 2013. He managed Davido until December 2016 when he had a fallout with the singer.

Asa Asika was the one who starte

VIDEO: Praiz x Naeto C – I Remember (Official “Lotanna” Soundtrack)



With ‘Lotanna‘, one of the most anticipated movies of 2017 set to be released in coming weeks. Here is the official sound track video performed by Nigerian’s top music sensation Praiz & Naeto C. Movie is produced and styled by celebrity stylist Ifan Ifeanyi Michael and directed by Ace music director AJE Filmwork.

Listen after the cut