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Thursday, October 23, 2014

See pics of soldier who was shot dead yesterday at Canadian War Memorial

The soldier who was shot dead yesterday October 22nd at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada (read here) has been identified as 24 year old Nathan Cirillo (pictured above). 

The father of one was shot dead as he stood guard at the War Memorial by 32yr old Muslim convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who later opened fire at the Canadian Parliament building in a terrifying attack that left the capital on lock-down

Photos: EFCC recovers blind teacher's N550,000 from fraudsters

Find the EFCC press statement below...
 Relief came for a blind teacher, Mary Ihekanacho on Wednesday October 22, 2014 as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presented her with a draft of N550, 000 which the anti- graft agency recovered from a gang of fraudsters that swindled her of N 830,000 in a job scam. 
The syndicate conned the woman by promising to facilitate her son’s employment with one of the oil majors. 

Fayose's aide blasts Ekiti Speaker over closure of filling station, says "He has no right to own private business"

Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Information and Social Media, Mr Lere Olayinka has described claims by Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Adewale Omirin that his filling station, T5 Petrol Station was sealed up for political reasons as the height of mischief and misrepresentation of facts. 

He said as a public office holder, "the Speaker does not have legal rights to own private business, and one wonders how someone prohibited by law to own private business while in office can be said to be the owner of a filling station that is under construction."

Register now as MUD Nigeria holds theFINAL Makeup Classes for the Year

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MUD Nigeria will be holding the final Makeup Sessions for the 2014 Calendar year in Lagos (Lekki and Yaba), Ibadan, Abuja and Port Harcourt 

Mexican drug cartel tracks down journalist, kills her - then uses her own Twitter account to boast about it

A citizen journalist named Dr María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio from Reynosa, Mexico, who spoke out against organised crime in her city was tracked down and brutally killed by Mexican drug cartel who then hacked into her twitter account and used it to announce her death and then posted a photo of her bloody, lifeless body.

The cruel pic was accompanied by a series of tweets, which started by saying: 'Friends and family, my real name is María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio. I am a physician. Today my life has reached its end. Do not make the same mistake I did.' Continue...

Pics: The heros of First Consultant Hospital who helped fight Ebola

Here are the faces of the team at the First Consultant Hospital, Lagos whose prompt action helped contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Lagos.

Pictured above: The Chief Medical Director of the hospital Dr Benjamin Ohiaeri (middle) Dr Adaora Igonoh (2nd left), Dr Ibeawuchi Morris (3rd left) Dr Fadipe Akinniyi (2nd right) who got infected but got healed. 

Unfortunately four of their colleagues including Dr Stella Adadevoh and nurse Justina Ejelonu died from the deadly viral disease. (Photo credit: Who Health Organization)

This may not be news but...:-)

I was just minding my business on Instagram when I saw this guy begging to buy Ice cream for instagram celeb, Diadem. Lol. Olosho man!

Photos: Chika Ike goes parasailing/helicopter ride in Dubai

Chika Ike knows how to enjoy a vacation. Luxury hotel, luxury yacht, para-sailing and going on a helicopter ride to see the city from above. See the photos after the cut...

Ifeyinwa Receives Full Tuition Scholarship From Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Ify is from Nigeria where she worked for several years with a non-governmental organisation. She was awarded a full tuition scholarship to study MSc International Events & Conference Management at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. When Ify returns to Nigeria she is hoping to develop opportunities for the unemployed by creating jobs in the events sector as well as helping to plan Nigerian events to an international standard.

Photo: Kris Jenner spotted on dinner date with young black man

59 year old Kris Jenner went on a romantic candlelit dinner date with a hunky mystery black man at Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks, LA last week. (See here) Radar Online just got a pic from inside the restaurant and Kris looks smitten. A fellow diner told Radar Online...
"Kris was playing with his bracelet, acting very flirtatious, she kept laughing. 'They were holding hands, it was clear that they were on a date.'

Musician Ade Bantu shaves his dreads after carrying it for 23 years

Nigerian-German musician, producer and activict Adegoke Odukoya popularly known as Adé Bantu shaved his dreads recently after carrying it for 23 years. He posted photos of him having the dreads shaved and his new look on his Facebook page yesterday and wrote;
"After 23 years I decided it was time to let go and move on. It wasn't easy, but hey the only constant in life is change and sometimes we must embrace it fearlessly."
See his new look after the cut...

Fayose shuts down fuel station of Ekiti House speaker, others

Barely a week after assuming office as governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose yesterday October 22nd shut down a fuel station belonging to the Ekiti state House of Assembly speaker, Dr Adewale Omirin, and a few others saying that the fuel stations posed environmental hazard to where they were located.

Reacting to the closure of his filling station, the Speaker said the governor was only out to victimize him for not defecting from his political party, APC to the PDP which Fayose belongs to. Continue..

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Photos: Young girl allegedly battered by her father's lover in Benin

People from this little girl's school just reached out to me. They say the girl's father's lover has been allegedly battering her. Her name is Blessing Osayande and she's a Pry 2 pupil of South Royal School in Benin. The girl's school authority said they have called the father and talked to him several times after seeing injuries on her body but apparently the abuse has not stopped.

Today, the girl came to school with a broken head and said her father's lover slammed her head against a table. The welfare office in Benin has since taken up the case but they still wanted the public to be aware. They didn't give the lover's name or photo. That I would have loved to share...

Photos: JJ Okocha and wife dance and merry at her birthday party

Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha's wife Nkechi turned a year older two days ago and he threw her a small get together at their home. The couple, who have been married for 17 years, looked very much in love as they danced and laughed together. See more photos after the cut...

Graphic pic: See remains of Azare suicide bomber

A suicide bomber blew himself up last night at a parked bus station at Azare in Bauchi state (read here) killing at least five people. I asked and some of you said I should bring the pic...well, here it is. But be warned, it is very graphic. Detonation consumed the bomber's mid section as the bomb exploded outward. Continue to see it...

New Video: Amazu - Inamorata ​(​Dir. By Mex)

AMFM proudly presents the official video for 'Inamorata' by rising Afropop crooner, Amazu, directed by Mex. Song produced by TeeBeeO, Inamorata is actually a Spanish word, which simply means "the girl I'm in love with".

Graphic pics: 5 people die in accident along Kaduna Rd today

5 people lost their lives this morning October 23rd in an accident on Kaduna road. The people who lost their lives were traveling in a bus marked NNPC Retired Staff Association. Eye-witnesses say the cause of the accident was over-speeding and a burst tyre. May their souls rest in peace, amen. See more photos after the cut...*graphic content*

And my (current) favorite African artist wins Mobo Awards

Until M.I releases his new album, this is the guy that owns my music heart (for now). I'm obsessed with his music. Ghanaian artist Fuse ODG last night won the Mobo Awards for Best African Act. The 2nd time he will win the award. I think it's well deserved. His new song 'Dangerous Love' featuring Sean Paul and Iyanya's Mr Oreo are my new obsession. Congrats Fuse!!

Nigerian models nominated for Africa Top Models at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

Two of Isis models have been nominated for Africa Top Models at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, the only Nigerian models nominated. The stunning models are Nigeria's Next Super Model 2011 winner Imade Ogbewi (pictured left) and Nigeria's Next Super Model 2012 winner Favor Lucky (pictured right) who won the model competition at age 14. You go, girls! Continue...

Bomb blast kills 5 & injures several others at bus station in Bauchi

There was a bomb explosion at a bus station in Azare town in Bauchi state late last night, which killed at least five people and wounded at least 10 people. It was a suicide bomber, suspected to be a member of Boko Haram.

There's a very gory pic of the suicide bomber's remains...who wants to see it?

Something everyone should have; Meet the noosy sim card adapter Kit

Article not written by me. It's a promo piece...enjoy!
You can now use the same Sim card on any of your phones with the Mini, Micro and Nano Sim card slots. Noosy Sim Card adapter kit is for everyone.
At my recent birthday because of my love for beautiful gadgets, I was given three phones; a Samsung Galaxy S5, a Nokia 208 and Tecno A3, I had to become a little techie and I certainly loved it!

Imagine if these two were to get back together...(photos)

Awww...anything is possible sha! Former spouses Femi and Funke Kuti looking so comfortable in each others arms.

Photos: Nigerian man arrested after jumping White House fence

A Nigerian man based in Maryland, Dominic Adesanya, (pictured above) has been arrested after jumping the White House Fence. According to police reports, around 7.15pm yesterday Wednesday October 22nd, Adesanya, 23, climbed the fence on the North Lawn of the building and got about 20 yards past the fence before he was taken down by Secret Service and dogs.

He's currently in police custody but is being treated in a hospital for injuries he sustained during the encounter. He was attacked by K.9 dogs. Continue to see photos from the incident...

60 women reportedly abducted by Boko Haram in Adamawa state

There are reports that about 60 women were abducted by members of Boko Haram during fresh attacks at Waga Mangoro and Garta villages, both in Adamawa State this past Saturday October 18th.

Residents of the villages who confirmed the abductions to reporters said the sect men came in motorcycles in the early hours of Saturday morning, killed many, burnt down their homes and abducted 40 women from Waga Mangoro village and 20 women from Garta village.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Photos: Jennifer Hudson shows off her bra on the red carpet

Mother of one Jennifer Hudson flashed her bra in a black satin wrap dress with a scandalously high slit and a plunging neckline as she attended the Turn It Up For Change Ball in NYC yesterday Oct. 21. Would you rock the outfit? See more photos after the cut...

Graphic pics: Man cut into pieces at railway crossing line in Ibadan

This horrific scene happened around 5.30pm today at the railway crossing area in Bodija Ojurin in Ibadan. A man was found dead cut in two on the railway tracks. No one saw what happened, but they suspect he was crushed by a train. The pics are really graphic...will share one...but be warned, it's really graphic. See it after the cut if you have the heart...

Photos: Police parade dogs that attacked 4-year-old boy in Lagos

Meet the dogs that viciously attacked 4 year old Omonigho Abraham inside his compound in the Igando area of Lagos state on September 25th (read story here).

The Lagos State Police Command paraded the two German shepherd dogs yesterday at its headquarters in Ikeja, Punch reports. According to the police, the dogs were paraded "so that the public would be convinced that they were still in police custody, and had not been released as was being rumoured." Really? Continue...

Meet the hot contestants of the 2014 Mr University Africa

Meet some of the hot students contesting in this year's Mr University, Africa. The male contest will hold this Friday October 24th at Citilodge hotel, Lekki-Epe expressway. Lagos. Continue to see more men...

New Music: Royal Bone - My Jam

M.E.M Entertainment (Music Empowered Minds) is proud to present to you Afro-pop artiste Lawani Olaitan Ibrahim popularly known as RoyalBone. Teaming up with Mad Scientist and producer iLLKeyz for this hot new track titled "My Jam". Born and bred in Lagos with a deep passion for music and a significant genre which appeals to the Nigerian music audience a smooth blend of Yoruba and Pidgin English. Now under new management MEM Entertainment RoyalBone is set to release numerous singles. 

Photos: Jay Z and his mini-me step out

I can't get over how much she looks like her dad! Plus she's so cute!

Photos from Mavin's Concert in Manchester

Mavin artists - Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, Reekado Banks and Di'Ja rocked the stage and gave their fans a performance of a lifetime at their concert which held at The Ritz Manchester last night. The group will move to London's Indigo 02 for another great show tomorrow night. See photos from the Manchester show after the cut...

Gunmen open fire inside parliament building in Ottawa, Canada

Multiple gunmen stormed the Canadian Parliament complex and the National War Memorial in Ottawa around 10am this morning Wednesday October 22nd and started shooting at people. One soldier was killed (at the Canadian war memorial). According to eye witnesses, a gunman came down from a car, walked up to the soldier and shot him dead. One of the shooters was later killed by police.

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had to be evacuated from the government building, which is currently on lock down. Schools and the US embassy are also on lock down in Ottawa. No one/group has claimed responsibility for what's going on there right now. Read the full story from CNN after the cut...