Thursday, 30 May 2013
Families Of Abducted Pakistani Nationals Threaten To Kill Nigerians In Pakistan If Anything Happens To Them
The abducted victims include the Captain, Chief Officer, cook and two others. They were conveying automated gasoline oil, AGO, from Lagos to Eket, when they were abducted at 9pm.
Sources said that relevant security agencies in Bayelsa State and Warri in Delta State, had been informed of the incident.
The source added that the company had begun negotiation with the abductors, but that details of negotiations with the company on ransom were not disclosed.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
According to Mail Online, the incident took place on Friday and happened near the Temple of Buddha's Tooth Relic, in the town of Kandy. A police spokesperson claimed the temple holds particular religious significance for Buddhists.
The monk suffered severe burn injuries and was rushed to the Colombo National Hospital, where he is under treatment. Buddhism, the state religion of Sri Lanka, preaches against the killing of any life form. Another pic of him at the hospital below. Sad!
Work would commence later in the year on the proposed 400,000 barrels per day refinery which is expected to cost $4.25 billion. The refinery will be located in Ondo State. He disclosed this during an interview when the Annual General Meeting of Dangote Cement held in Abuja.
Dangote group would provide half of the money while the rest would be sourced from two foreign banks and Nigerian banks. He is worth over $16 billion in net assets, according to Forbes Magazine, making him the richest on the continent.
Thursday, 23 May 2013
Wayne has signed talentless socialite Paris Hilton to a record deal on Young Money Cash Money Records. Cash Money co-founder Birdman made the announcement on Twitter today.
Saturday, 18 May 2013
Michael Jackson’s nephew, Taj Jackson, says he was molested as a boy by a male family member on his mother’s side. Taj, 40, revealed his family secret in order to defend his uncle Michael against the most recent molestation allegations made by former child star Wade Robson.
Taj’s father is Michael’s brother, Tito Jackson, 59.
In a series of Twitter.com messages sent on Wednesday, Taj called Wade a liar, and he said Michael personally consoled him after he told his mother Dee Dee about the incident.
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Friday, 17 May 2013
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Several thousand soldiers have spread across three northeastern states where President Goodluck Jonathan imposed a state of emergency after Boko Haram seized territory and declared war against the government.
“There have been air strikes since Wednesday,” defence spokesman Brigadier General Chris Olukolade told AFP, specifying that they were continuing Friday.
“Every one of their strongholds is under attack,” he said, adding that he believed “there are a lot of casualties,” without providing a figure.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
"I feel now is the right time to finish my career, playing at the highest level. I want to thank all my team-mates, the great managers that I had the pleasure of learning from. I also want to thank the fans who have all supported me and given me the strength to succeed. Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.'
Dammy is said to be so madly in love with Yvonne that he wrote a song for her called "Really Love You" which leaked last week. See Yvonne's Tweet last week...
In the song, Dammy sings:
"Senior broda mi Johnson. Sey you know my taste. Shomo Yvonne Nelson. I no just want Ur Waist, because...I do, I do really love you.”
D'Prince announced on Twitter a few days ago that he is now being managed by Sunday Are, who also manages singer Omawumi. A source told me Teebillz wants to reduce the number of artists he manages and concentrate on other projects.
"Teebillz didn't really have time to commit to managing him. He wants to concentrate on the business management of his label and leave artist management alone for now. He's busy with too many projects and they decided D'Prince should move to Sunday Are" see his tweet after the cut
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Make a difference this Children’s Day with Jumia.com
Lagos, Nigeria, May 13, 2013- As the world gets ready to mark yet another Children’s Day, your number 1 online retailer, Jumia.com has introduced a charity give-back initiative using its social media platform. “In celebrating this year’s children’s day, we at Jumia in addition to other onsite initiatives will be giving back to the less privileged children in the society using our Facebook and Twitter pages. This is an initiative that will require the support of our friends on social media, how? It starts with a like or follow on Facebook and Twitter respectively. We are very grateful to our friends who have supported the cause so far; as we speak we have already raised N5, 877 in the first day. ”, this was according to Opeyemi Adetomiwa, community manager at Jumia.com.
All it takes is for every ‘like’ on the Jumia Facebook and ‘follow’ on their Twitter pages, N1 will be donated to a charity on children’s day. SO, all you need do to put a smile on the face of that needy child this Children’s Day is to ‘like’, ‘follow’ and ‘share’ with your own friends, it’s that simple.
Click here to start ‘liking’, you could be the reason for that kids smile.
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About 2,000 security operatives and military hardware, including fighter jets have been deployed to Maiduguri ahead of yesterday’s declaration of State of Emergency.
In neighboring Yobe State, it is not clear how many soldiers were deployed but residents said shortly after the declaration of state of emergency, stop and search operations have been intensified in the state capital while movement have been restricted in other places.
Residents said the deployment of the federal troops, including the army, navy, air force and operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) began at the weekend.
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Tuesday, 14 May 2013
The network on Monday confirmed plans to restart the action thriller, which starred Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer and ended its eight-season run in 2010.
The new season, one of two "limited series" Fox plans for 2014, will be compressed into 12 weeks and premiere next May, says Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly. "We'll go in chronological order with the hours of the day, but we'll skip some hours," he says. READ MORE AFTER D CUT
Mastectomy is the medical term for the surgical removal of one or both breasts, partially or completely.
Angelina Jolie said she went through a series of medical procedures from February till April 2013 to have her breasts removed and then reconstructed. And she says Brad Pitt stood by her side every step of the way. Read Angelina's article NY Times
Saturday, 11 May 2013
The founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church could not stop crying as he dedicated the award to the memory of all the Christians killed in the North by Boko Haram.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
The singer was diagnosed in February this year after suffering serious body pains, headaches, non stop coughing, loss of weight and weakness while in Paris for a show. He flew to London where a test conducted determined he had cancer. Vast has been receiving treatment at the Wellington Hospital in the UK since February and I hear he's responding very well to treatment. He has undergone 4 cycles of chemotherapy with each cycle costing about N1.4million. He will do a few more before returning to Nigeria next month.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
according to 2faceonline.com, the official website of 2face Idibia, the 12 campuses shortlisted are University of Lagos (UNILAG), University of Benin (UNIBEN), University of Ibadan (UI), University of Calabar (UNICAL) and University of Ilorin (UNILORIN). Others are University of Jos (UNIJOS), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Lagos State University (LASU), Benue State University (BSU) and Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu (IMT).
Campus Connect, a production of Now Muzik En.Core/Hypertek in partnership with Soundcity, was launched to establish the re-connection between 2face and his fans on campus.
According to Efe Omorogbe of Now Muzik, ‘The overall objective is to ensure that we bridge the gap, find a solution to all the inherent problems that made it impossible for 2face to tour campus circuits in the last eight years’.
Star acts expected to hop on the ride with Africa’s finest include, but not limited to, Olamide, Dammy Krane, Rocksteady, Sheyi Shay, Durella, Capital FEMI, Harrysong, Sound Sultan, Crystals, Basket Mouth, Timi Dakolo and many others.
The paternity controversy between Nigerian music star and entertainer, P-2 (real name Paul Okoye), and a beauty pageant contestant and model, Elshamah Igbanoi, has taken a new twist. SaharaReporters first broke the news that Ms. Elshamah was stuck in London over unpaid maternity bills after giving birth to a baby boy she said was fathered by Paul. continue
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Ja Rule was sentenced to two years in prison for attempted criminal possession of a weapon and 28 months for tax evasion. He served both sentences concurrently.
Sir Alex is the most successful manager in English football history. He won 38 tropphies, including two Champions League and 13 Premier League. Sir Alex Ferguson told United’s website:read more of his speech
Saturday, 4 May 2013
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
It was gathered that the deceased banker, who resides in a three-bedroom flat in Akoka with his elder sister and one Collins, an undergraduate of the University of Lagos was stabbed repeatedly by his lover.
It was learnt that trouble started for Ohamara, who was believed to be a homosexual and fond of bringing different men, when he decided to get married due to family pressure.
A resident, who craved anonymity, said after the banker had done his wedding introduction, a man believed to be a gay fellow stormed his home to fight him.
Ighodalo stole the phone from the pocket of Aregbesola on November 27, 2010, when the governor was being inaugurated at Government Technical College, Osogbo.
Justice Oyejide Falola, who heard the case, found Ighodalo guilty on six counts, which included conspiracy, stealing and fraud. contiue to read
His flag design was accepted amongst other designs, for its ingenuity and depth. This undeniably shot Pa Akinkunmi into limelight and enlisted him amongst Nigeria’s heroes and icons.
Now, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi, a man whose ingenious work of creativity we still enjoy each time we gaze at the Nigerian flag, coupled with Parkinson’s disease, lives in an unbefitting state in his Ibadan residence. Click to continue reading and see more pics.