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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

'Invisibra'- The New Backless Strapless Stick-on Bra


Models parade down London's busy Regent Street wearing their bras to celebrate the UK launch of Lavalia's InvisiBra

Shoppers in London today were treated to the sight of 10 women striding down Regent street wearing blue jeans, high heels… and very little else. Don't try this stunt in Lagos o!

The stunt was part of the promotion of InvisiBra: a new strapless, backless bra that all the women were wearing to maintain their dignity.

The bra claims to be a backless, strapless, self-adhesive bra that will lift and enhance cleavage but won't slip off.

Jasleen the Giant Baby- 6.11Kg, Born Naturally (No Caesarean Section)



At 6.11Kg, she is twice the weight of the average newborn girl.

But even more remarkable is that Jasleen’s mother managed to deliver her naturally, without the need for a Caesarean section. She was born on Friday in Leipzig, Germany, weighing 6.11kg (13lb 8oz)  and measuring 23in (57.5 cm) long.

Her mother Maria, 31, who turned up at the hospital on the day of the birth, said: ‘I was somewhat shocked at her size.'

Another Senseless Mob Lynching- Ifechukwude Nwainokpor & Kazeem

                     
                     
WARNING: THIS IS A HORRIFIC VIDEO. PLEASE VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED! 

Yet another senseless killing, after all the public anger at the killing of the Aluu-4 in Rivers State. This time it was in Badagry, Lagos on July 21 as reported by Punch News. 

Concerned citizens are crying out for justice- the video above might prick a conscience.

Policemen attached to the Badagry Police Division, Lagos State, and some hoodlums have been accused of killing a 25-year-old undergraduate of Delta State University, Ifechukwude Nwainokpor, and his friend, identified simply as Kazeem.


Asking Girls For Sex (Social Experiment)

       
               
Do Not Try This, It's Only A Social Experiment!

This is another controversial one, nonetheless decided to post it too. A social experiment conducted on the streets. A hot guy approaches random ladies on the street for sex- watch it to know what happens. How would this play out on the streets of Lagos?

This was filmed for a YouTube segment titled: 'Asking Girls for Sex: A Social Experiment'. How would you react if you were the lady? Think about it. Our favourite part is at 1.10, where a lady pours her drink on the guy's head. To watch Asking Guys For Sex (Social Experiment) Click Here.

Asking Guys For Sex (Social Experiment)


                
Do Not Try This, It's Only A Social Experiment!

We know this will be controversial, nonetheless decided to post it. This is a social experiment conducted on the streets. An attractive young woman approached random men on the street for sex and half of them turned her down flat. The other 50% were too eager to have sex with a total stranger. How would this play out on the streets of Lagos?

The woman, known only as Andrea, was filmed for a YouTube segment titled: 'Asking Guys for Sex: A Social Experiment'. How would you react if you were the guy? Think about it. To watch
Asking Girls For Sex (Social Experiment) Click Here.

BBA: Beverly & Angelo Love Saga Continues



Well, who are we to judge? But this seems like a serious case of infatuation & 'BBA psychosis'. You know- being locked up together for a long time with heavy hormone surge. What do you think?

Last night while having an intimate moment together, Nigerian rep Beverly Osu told her South African love interest Angelo that she's in love with him.

"I try to deny that I love you because I’m thinking it’s too early to love you when I don’t know how you are in the outside world,” Beverly said to Angelo.

'If My Husband Cheats, I Will Castrate Him' – Uche Jombo



If recent reports are anything to go by, we can confirm to you that Mr. Rodrigues is not likely to cheat on his lovely wife anytime soon, as he may lose his 'precious members'. In this interview with Sam Olatunji, Uche Jombo speaks on cheating and new movie ‘Unconditional’. She is dead serious- she will cut it off!

Samsung Overtakes Apple in Customer Rating



Why do I like Samsung? I still have not figured it out. In a recent U.S survey, 2 of Samsung's handsets - the Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II - tied in 1st and 2nd place in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI) ahead of Apple's iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

The survey scored phones, and ultimately brands, on anticipation of quality compared to the product's actual quality, reliability, as well as price and perceived value.

Samsung's Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II both scored 84 out of a possible 100.

Nigeria- INEC Registers APC


Attahitu Jega- INEC Chairman
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday (today) said that it has approved the application by 3 political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) – to merge into one, to be known as the All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a statement signed by the Secretary of the commission, Alhaji Abduallhi Kaugama, INEC said, “On considering the application, the Commission found that the applicant-parties have met all statutory requirements for the merger, and has accordingly granted their request”.

A Peek into the Palace of Nigerian Monarchs (Photos)


Alayeluwa Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the current 'Ooni of Ife', relaxes in his throne room. Born in 1930, he has enjoyed a colourful life first working for his father's business, then with the Nigerian Tribune newspaper, before attending Northampton College in the United Kingdom where he studied business management. In 1963 he became Sales Director of the state-owned National Motor company in the Nigerian capital Lagos. He later formed a company to distribute Soviet-built vehicles and equipment in Nigeria.

Photographer George Osodi toured the Nigerian landscape extensively for a series of photographs entitled 'Kings of Nigeria' which is due to be exhibited at London's Bermondsey Project in October. Nice work.

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

What Happens in ONE Minute on the Internet



Amazing information- this is the social media revolution. In just a single minute on the web 216,000 photos are shared on Instagram, a total of £54,000 ($83,000) sales take place on Amazon, there are 1.8 million likes on Facebook and 3 days worth of video is uploaded to YouTube.

Cashback site Qmee has created an infographic that shows this information as well as how many tweets are sent, photos are viewed, Skype calls are made, domains are registered and more in 60 seconds.

BBA: Feza, Oneal and Bimp Nominated


Oneal & Feza
Even before Big Brother's Nominations announcement was made, the tension in the House was undeniable.

When Feza's name was called out by Biggie, the Tanzanian gave a brief smile. Oneal's's jaw almost hit the floor as soon as his name was mentioned last.

When the time came for Elikem to make his 'Save and Replace' decision, the Ghanaian saved himself and put Bimp up for possible Eviction. Last week, Bimp was Head of House. The Ethiopian Saved Cleo and put Sulu up for possible Eviction. On Sunday night, Sulu was booted out of the Chase.

Story of Christian the Lion

 
                   

If you have never seen the absolutely delightful story of Christian the lion, this is a must-see. If you have, this heart-warming tale is always worth another watch.

In 1969 John Rendall and Ace Berg bought a lion cub from Harrods, after they were upset by the cramped conditions he was living in. They became the best of friends as Christian the lion grew up in London.

DJ Khaled's Proposal to Nicki Minaj was a Setup




It has been revealed that DJ Khaled's marriage proposal  to Nicki Minaj was a publicity stunt to promote the new single- I Wanna Be With You- on DJ Khaled's upcoming album. It was a fun gimmick anyway! See the proposal HERE.

Half of a Yellow Sun Trailer II


                

Check out some of your Nollywood stars in this trailer for Half of a Yellow Sun. You probably can't wait to see the whole film. Same here. This trailer is from the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival 2013.

Multiple Bomb Blasts Kills 20 in Kano



No fewer than 20 persons were believed to have been killed in Sabon Gari area of Kano on Monday as suspected terrorists detonated about 4 bombs in the neighbourhood.

It was learnt that one of the explosions, believed to have been carried out by Islamic sect, Boko Haram, occurred at a drinking joint in Sabon Gari, where most of the non-indigenes reside.

The blasts occurred on Igbo Road, Enugu Road and New Road, opposite Ado Bayero Square.

Monday, 29 July 2013

Patrick Obahiagbon's Crinkum-Crankum on Rivers Crisis (Video)

                 
                     

LWKMD! How on earth did the guys in the studio with Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon endure all that bombast? I would have cracked up and be rolling on the floor. If you listen to this straight without cracking up, then you must be a sadist... LOL.

Even YouTube automatic captions is seriously confused.

Some eggheads have helped us translate some of the jargons:

Footballer Christian Benítez Dies of Suspected Heart Attack















SAD. Former Birmingham City striker Christian Benitez has tragically died of suspected heart failure at the age of 27. RIP

The Ecuador international's death comes just a few weeks after his £10million switch to Qatari side El Jaish from Mexican team Club America.

In a statement on its website, the Ecuadorian Football Federation (EFA) said: '[Benitez] had severe stomach pain and was rushed to a hospital where, after a few hours, suffered cardio-respiratory arrest, which ended his life.'

MTN Project Fame Season 6 Kicks Off



MTN Project Fame Season 6 kicked off on Sunday 28th July with much excitement in the air. Iyanya and Praiz thrilled the audience with their renditions. This season features 16 contestants from across West Africa.

The winner of Project Fame West Africa Season 6 will be going home with 5 million Naira, a fully-loaded, brand-new SUV, plus a recording contract worth several millions of Naira. 

Music Video Director, Ayinde Jailed 90 yrs for Having 6 Kids with Own Daughters



Award-winning music director, Aswad Ayinde has been found guilty of fathering children with his daughters and will spend the rest of his life in jail.

Mr. Ayinde is known for directing the music video for the Fugees 1996 smash hit ‘Killing Me Softly.’

Aswad Ayinde, 55, of Paterson, NJ, was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday after being found guilty in the 2nd of 5 expected trials in which he is accused of repeatedly raping his 6 daughters, resulting in 6 children being fathered. This is a shocking report of serial incest that will make you cringe with disgust.

$53 Million Jewelry Theft in Cannes, France



A staggering $53 million worth of diamonds and other jewels was stolen Sunday from the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, in one of Europe's biggest jewelry heists in recent years, police said. One expert noted the crime follows recent jail escapes by members of the notorious "Pink Panther" jewel thief gang.

The hotel in the sweltering French Riviera was hosting a temporary jewelry exhibit over the summer from the prestigious Leviev diamond house, which is owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Malawi's Joyce Banda Kneels Down To Greet Fellow Presidents (Photo)



Recently the Malawian President, Joyce Banda was reportedly seen kneeling down to greet her fellow African President, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania during an official function.

Joyce Banda was said to have claimed that she is a custodian of Malawian culture which allows Malawian women to kneel down when greeting men as sign of respect.

Joyce Banda was named by Forbes as 71st most powerful woman in the world in 2012 and named 47th in 2013.

BBA: Nando Disqualified, Annabel and Sulu Evicted


Nando
Tanzania's Nando has been Disqualified from the Big Brother House. While tonight's Evictions saw Annabel (Kenya) and Sulu (Zambia) being given the boot.

Today, Big Brother reproached Nando for the fight that he had with Elikem on Friday. The heated face-off with Elikem saw the 2 guys exchanging fiery words between them. Nando is the one that instigated the fight. Instigation and provocation is a violation of the Big Brother rules.

Basketmouth 2- Timely Six Foot Plus N60



This is the 2nd installment of Basketmouth's inspiring life's journey as told by him in Before I Write a Book. For the part one, Click Here. It's worth reading- 'days of serious hustling'!

Basketmouth's Personal Story 2

Fame pre-award concert in the year 2000 had Dele Olukoju and Wale Oluwaleimu as stage/project managers. I had met Wale before then and he had suggested I come perform in the bid to expanding my brand name.

Couture: Style by Frank Oshodi


Frank Oshodi & Agbani Darego
Frank Oshodi started his career as a model for fashion houses like Dakova, Supreme Stitches, Nikki Africanna amongst others.

Frank also ventured into Choreography and Model management before finding his footings in makeup with his label, House of Bunor and Fashion designing.

As a make-up artist, he has handled television commercials for a lot of Nigerian organizations such as Macleans Toothpaste, Ultrasheen, Chocolate éclairs, Indomie Noodles and others.

Secret of Usain Bolt's Speed Revealed



Scientists say they can explain Usain Bolt's extraordinary speed with a mathematical model.

His 100m time of 9.58 seconds during the 2009 World Championships in Berlin is the current world record.

They say their model explains the power and energy he had to expend to overcome drag caused by air resistance, made stronger by his frame of 6ft 5in.

Track Legend to Run for Ethiopia’s Parliament



Ethiopia’s track legend Haile Gebrselassie is mostly known for one thing – his world records. The 2-time Olympic gold medallist, multiple world 10,000 m champion and holder of more than 27 world records in distances ranging from 1,500 m to the marathon, is now contemplating running a different race – for political office.

Haile has always said he would consider running for political office, but his decision could not have come at a more interesting time in Ethiopia’s politics. The country has witnessed protests in 3 of its major cities. 

Can a Man Poke the Baby in the Head During Sex With Pregnant Partner?



So, what's the truth? Is it possible for a man to poke the baby in the head with the tip of his penis while he's having sex with his partner or wife? Before we tell you if the answer is-- "yes" or "no," first, a brief anatomy lesson.

The growing baby is floating inside a sac of amniotic fluid which is floating inside the amniotic sac inside the uterus. The uterus is protected by the cervix, a rigid barrier to the vagina which slowly opens over the course of the pregnancy. The birth canal is 3 to 7 inches in length, depending on the woman's state of arousal.

Banana Thrown at Italy's 1st Black Minister During Speech



Italy’s 1st black Minister has condemned a spectator who threw bananas towards her while she was making a speech at a party rally on Friday.

Integration Minister, Cecile Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo, has angered far-right groups with her campaign to make it easier for immigrants to gain Italian citizenship. She has been a target of racist slurs since her appointment in April.

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Bloodbath in Egypt: Over 120 Dead and 1,000 Injured



SAD. More than 120 people are believed to have been killed at a protest in support of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi, according to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Security forces are reported to have started shooting demonstrators shortly before pre-dawn morning prayers at a round-the-clock vigil in Cairo being staged by backers of Morsi, who was removed from power by the army 3 weeks ago.

Makeshift field hospitals around the area near the Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque were overwhelmed, with one doctor telling the BBC that more than 1,000 had been injured.

Blessing Okagbare Sets Another 100m Record to Win Final (Video)

                   

Blessing Okagbare produced double African Records on her way to claiming a well deserved victory in the 100m Final at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in the Olympic Stadium, London, on Saturday.

A 10.86secs finish time in the semi-final was bettered by another 10.79secs in the final as the Delta-born athlete recovered from an average start to power to victory ahead of Barbara Pierre of United States, who came 2nd with a joint personal best of 10.85secs.

Super Eagles Qualify for CHAN, Beaten by Cote d’Ivoire



Nigeria’s Super Eagles are through to the 2014 African Nations Championships (CHAN) to be hosted by South Africa. The Super Eagles advanced on a 4-3 aggregate score despite losing the 2nd leg, final round qualifying game 0-2 to the Cote d’Ivoire at the Robert Chambroux stadium in Abidjan on Saturday.

A 4-1 first leg win in Kaduna 3 weeks previously had put Stephen Keshi’s troops on the box seat but the Ivoirians gave their West African neighbours a huge scare with an energetic start that fetched 2 goals inside the 1st 25 minutes.

Joselyn Dumas Launches New TV Show “At Home With Joselyn Dumas”



Ghanaian TV personality, Joselyn Dumas, launched her long-awaited TV show, “At Home With Joselyn Dumas” yesterday, 26th July, 2013 at the Alisa Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

From Monday, 29th July, 2013, the new show will be on DSTV’s Africa Magic channel. She is taking over the reins this season from Michelle Attoh, who actually started the series and will be on a temporary break.

Taiwo (D'Banj's Sister) & Dotun CoolFM Traditional Wedding Pictures



The traditional wedding ceremony which held at the Oyebanjo’s hometown – Sagamu, Ogun State, saw popular Cool FM OAP D.O 2d T.U.N (real name Oladotun Ojuolape Kayode) aka Dotun Cool FM wed the love of his life, D’Banj's sister, Taiwo Oyebanjo

The ceremony was attended by the couples’ family, friends, fans and well-wishers, some of which include Cool FM OAP N6, Sean Tizzle, D-Tunes, Vector and the bride’s siblings, Kay Switch and D’Banj.

The couple is slated to have their white wedding ceremony on 3rd August, 2013. Congratz to them!

Blessing Okagbare Sets New African Record in Women's 100m



Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare has broken the African Women’s 100 metres record at the ongoing Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in London after posting an impressive 10.86 seconds winning time in the 2nd semi-final of the Women’s race.

Okagbare has been in tremendous form lately as she also leapt 7m recently to become only the 2nd Nigerian lady after Chioma Ajunwa to do same.

Usain Bolt Blasts to 100m Victory



6-time Olympic champion and World's fastest man, Usain Bolt produced his season's best to win the 100m on his return to the Olympic Stadium for the Anniversary Games.

It was the 1st time the Jamaican had competed at the Diamond League meeting in London since 2009 — having been granted a special tax exemption for his £250,000 appearance fee Friday night.

Bolt got off to a terrible start but with 30m left he powered his way to victory to clock a season’s best of 9.85sec to finish ahead of American Mike Rodgers and fellow Jamaican Nesta Carter.

Tina Turner Says 'Marriage is Wonderful' + Wedding Pictures



Tina Turner has branded marriage “a wonderful place to be” after walking down the aisle in a Giorgio Armani designed green taffeta and black silk tulle gown adorned with Swarovski crystals. The event took place last weekend.

The music legend, 73, tied the knot with 2nd husband, German music producer Erwin Bach at a private ceremony at her Algonquin home on the shore of Lake Zurich in Kuesnacht, Switzerland.

Justin Bieber Spits on Fans



In a show of shame and disrespect, Justin Bieber was on Thursday photographed spitting over a hotel balcony onto a crowd of waiting female fans.
Before spitting on Thursday he filmed the fans gathering outside the Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, Canada, and posted the video on Instagram. The Canadian pop brat wrote: 

“I wake up this morning to this :) Best fans in the world. #beliebers #sexyfans.”

Showing just what he thought of the throng of adoring girls afterwards, the pop superstar can be seen hurling saliva over them ahead of his concert in Toronto as his amused friends looked on. After the disgusting act, the star seemed to be pleased with himself, turning to his group of admiring friends to laugh.

Senator Sani Yerima Adamant on Child Marriage (Interview)



In the past week, there has been a lot of hullabaloo about Child Marriage- fiery arguments going back and forth. The major antagonist being Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima. He claims to speak from an Islamic point of view- in Nigeria, religion is a very touchy topic, so let's hear what he has to say. 

In this interview with John Achelenu, the 1st Executive Governor of Zamfara State, now Senator Ahmed Sani Yerima- Bakura speaks about the recent alteration of the constitution as well as his many controversies. Excerpts:

Bob-Manuel Udokwu Loses Mum



Our condolences to Bob-Manuel Udokwu, who lost his mother, Joy Ezelagbo Udokwu, last Saturday.

Bob-Manuel, was recently made the Special Adviser on Creative Media  to the governor of Anambra State and shortly after, a South African company made him the Brand Ambassador of Don Morris Wines.

Bob-Manuel revealed to the Punch that his mother died in her sleep. “Had it been she was sick, it would have been a different thing. She went to bed on Friday night and didn’t wake up on Saturday morning. It is so sad,” he said.

Why I Did a Duet With Tuface –Victor Olaiya



Dr. Victor Olaiya in an interview with ‘Nonye Ben-Nwankwo of the Punch, speaks about his recent collaboration with singer, Tuface Idibia. It's worth reading.

Your recent collaboration with Tuface Idibia is the talk of the moment. How did it come about?
Premier Records and Spinlet put heads together to commission us to do the collaboration in order to bring something that will be a novelty in the music industry.

So it wasn’t your idea or his?
No, it wasn’t any of our ideas. The idea was formulated by Spinlet and Premier Recording Company. I was approached and I viewed it and I told them there was sense in the collaboration.

Friday, 26 July 2013

JJC - Show Me Love (Official Music Video)


                   

JJC has released a 2nd Single from his highly anticipated forthcoming album called ''International African''. ''Show Me Love'' is a soulful Reggae rap AfroBeat fusion, in which JJC shows appreciation to everyone who has supported and continue to support his 15 years music career.

So JJC dedicates this song to all the fans, media, press, celebrity, colleagues in the industry, family, TEAM JJC and God for the LOVE he has received! A simple, but nice song.

'Marry Me Instead of DJ Khaled' Proposal (Funny Video)


                   

DJ Khaled has a 'serious competitor' for Nicki Minaj's hand in marriage. This guy has no bling, no diamonds, no fat bank account, but 'lots of luv'. The least we could do is give him a fair hearing! To watch the original proposal by DJ Khaled, Click Here.

DJ Khaled Proposes To Nicki Minaj on MTV (Video)

                      

On Thursday (July 25), the charismatic hitmaker, DJ Khaled proposed to his YMCMB labelmate Nicki Minaj in front of MTV News cameras. The guy seems dead serious; Nicki Minaj might just burst his bubble. To watch the proposal parody, fun video, Click Here.

"Nicki Minaj, I'm at MTV, I'm going to be honest with you; I love you," Khaled said to the camera, speaking directly to Pink Friday MC. "I like you, I want you, I want you to be mine.

Ariel Castro to Serve Life in Prison Under Plea Deal



A bid by the monster to escape the electric chair and for the kidnapped ladies to avoid further press attention. We hope the girls will be able to settle down and live normal lives now.

The Ohio man accused of raping and holding 3 women captive in his home for about a decade has agreed to a plea deal that will see him imprisoned for life without the possibility of parole.

Ariel Castro, 53, was arrested in May after one of the women escaped.

Michelle Knight, 32, Amanda Berry, 27, and Gina DeJesus, 23, went missing in Cleveland between 2002-2004.

Basketmouth 1- The Tony Tetuila Connection



Here is a personal career story shared by Basketmouth- the 1st short story in a series titled 'Before I Write a Book'. Inspiring, I think. His success story can never be complete without Tony Tetuila!

Basketmouth's Personal Story 1

Backstage at the Rothmans Groove tour which held @ TBS in 1998, there I was seated with the likes of The Plantashun Boiz, Dr. Fresh, Remedies and more... I was just a young boy trying to weigh his options on what direction to go with his career as drumming,rapping,producing and comedy were few of my options.

Tunisia: Opposition Leader Shot Dead, Protests Erupt



Thousands of people have protested in Tunisia after the deadly shooting of opposition figure Mohammed Brahmi. It is the 2nd killing of a leading opposition politician to take place in the country this year.

On Thursday, thousands of people took to the streets to demonstrate around Tunis. Outside the hospital where Brahmi was taken a crowd that included his daughter, Belkaeis , mourned the politician's killing. Protesters in the region also set fire to Ennahda offices while the powerful UGTT labor confederation called for a general strike on Friday.

N’Assembly Takes Over Rivers Legislature



We hope this action by the Senate will bring some sanity to Rivers state and cool the raw nerves.


The Nigerian Senate passed a resolution on Thursday empowering it and the House of Representatives to take over the legislative functions of the Rivers State House of Assembly and demanded the redeployment of the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu.

In the resolution which concurs with that of the House on July 10, the Senate also flayed the attempt by 5 anti-Rotimi Amaechi lawmakers to impeach the state Assembly Speaker, Otelemaba Amachree.

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Photos: Africa's Next Top Model Auditions in Ghana



About 80 women turned up for the Ghanaian auditions of Africa’s Next Top Model held in Accra on 20th July, at the M Plaza Hotel.

Headed by Nigerian supermodel Oluchi, the ANTM team will announce the names of the lucky contestants with recording ultimately taking place in South Africa in August.

BBA: Beverly Spills All to Angelo



Beverly Ada Osu, Nigeria’s representative on the BBA show keeps sharing her deepest secrets with Angelo and indeed the whole world. We hope her heart will not be broken after all.

Beverly disclosed to her ‘boyfriend’ Angelo, that at one point in her life, she slept with men for money to take care of her family while her mother was away in the US.

Mercy Johnson in New Comedy Film



Oh no! Your eyes are not deceiving you. This is Mercy Johnson, the versatile Nollywood actress on the set of 'Dumebi Goes to School', the sequel to 'Dumebi the Dirty Girl'. It is a new Nollywood comedy film in the making. It promises to be annoyingly hilarious!

Mercy Jonson tweeted:

Mrs Odianosen Okojie @realmercyj
Hey peeps,hope y'all good? Back on set "Dumebi Goes To School" lol this is is fun I swear

Good Good Loving Official Video: Banky W



Naija is seriously representing in this music video by Banky W. Banky has really come a long way compared to when he released his 'Ebute Metta' Rihanna re-jig. Nice work man!

From EME Chairman and R&B Powerhouse Banky W comes the 2nd video off the R&BW album "Good Good Loving". The video was produced and written by Banky W and he once again teams up with legendary Director Clarence Peters to bring this fun song to life.

New Music Video from Bez: 'Say'



This is a hot new music video from Bez Idakula, 'Bez', directed by Kemi Adetiba and shot in New York. 

Lovely music with a lovely video. You can't help it; you'l find yourself cruising along with the smooth vocals, jazzy feel and classy percussion. This is a job well done!

New D'Banj Pictures with Snoop Lion & 2Face



Today, DBanj's brother and DB records artist- Kay Switch, shared the picture of his superstar brother D’Banj and Snoop Lion hanging out in the USA. He captioned it:
“@snoopdogg @iamdbanj aka Banga Lee . The making #BlameItOnTheMoney . Owo ni Koko , obe ni rodo still making my own doe. BangaLeeeeeeeee #OcoverMeNow”
D'Banj has confirmed  a music video for the DKM collaboration with Big Sean, “Blame It On The Money” is already in the works.

Helen Asante Unveils New Pictures





Young Ghanaian actress, Helen Asante who recently won “Most Promising Actress of the Year 2013” at the City People Entertainment Awards, has unveiled sultry new pictures that will definitely keep her in the consciousness of her fans.

Definitely, she has a bright future in Ghollywood/Nollywood and is stunning enough to light up the modelling runways. 

Her notable performance on the  Ghanaian Hit TV Show Adam’s Apple, has set the tone for her- she means business. Best of luck!

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head in Solidarity with Cancer-Stricken Child


Former President George H.W. Bush & Patrick
Former President George H.W. Bush (Bush Senior) shaved his head this week in solidarity with the leukemia-stricken 2-year-old son of a member of his security detail. This is so touching and inspiring. It may seem 'so what', but it goes a long way. Kudos. 

Little Patrick — seen sitting on the smiling former commander in chief's lap — started losing his hair because of his cancer treatment.

Bush, 89, shaved his head after learning that many members of his security detail had done so to support Patrick and his father.

BBA- Cleo's Debut Music Video



BBA Ruby housemate, Cleo 23, from Zambia has released her music video. At the last Saturday party in the “BBA – The Chase” house, Channel O surprised Cleo when her new music video, “Big Dreams” was premiered for the housemates. It's a worthy effort for a debut. Congratz gal.

Cleo Ice Queen's latest music video was shot before she went into Big Brother House (The Chase). It features JK, Jordan Katembula, the popular Zambian vocalist. 

It was directed and shot by Kayambila Mpulamasaka for GroundXero.

Jermaine Jackson Thanks P-Square for Tribute to Michael Jackson, 'Personally'




Michael Jackson's brother, Jermaine Jackson, is featured in this video. He appreciates P-Square for their Michael Jackson tribute music video 'PERSONALLY'. Jermaine Jackson was a member of the Jackson 5 and the P-Square video gives him nostalgia of those great days with his brothers.

The 'Personally' video has been well received by P-Square fans all over the world and the track continues to rock the dance halls.

Funny, But 'Deadly' Interview by Naija Athlete (Video)



IAAF World Youth Championships Donetsk 2013 Ukraine
Ejowvokoghene Divine ODUDURU NGR - 200m Boys - Semi-final

This interview is trending and some people find it really funny- it could be the diction, passion or naija spirit- check it out! 

He says, he is ready to die at the finish line & 'Africans are born great'. Don't mess with this guy!

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Half of a Yellow Sun- Trailer



This is a film you definitely need to see when officially released. The trailer leaves you gasping for more. It is a film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie‘s award-winning novel- Half of a Yellow Sun; screenplay was written by Biyi Bandele, who also directed the film.

This is a drama that brings together the lives of 4 people during the struggle to establish an independent nation, Nigeria.

The film has a star cast including:  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Genevieve Nnaji, Zack Orji and Onyeka Onwenu.

MTN Gets 1st Nigerian Chief Executive Officer



Michael Ikpoki, currently the CEO of MTN Ghana has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria.

Ikpoki replaces Brett Goschen, who took on the role of MTN Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Financial Director on the Board on Monday.

Ikpoki was appointed CEO of MTN Ghana in April 2011 after successfully running MTN Nigeria’s Sales and Distribution channel as its Executive from 2006.

He joined MTN in 2001 as a Regulatory Advisor after a 6-year stint with the Nigerian Communications Commission’s legal division.

Crocodile Clamps Jaws on Trainer's Head



This is the moment a crocodile clamped its jaws around a trainer's head during a stunt that went awry at a Thai tourist attraction. This guy is the luckiest person in the world to have survived; he'l never forget in his life! 

Screams can be heard from the audience in footage of the 27-year-old's brush with death at the Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm in Bangkok on Sunday.

It shows the trainer cautiously approaching the reptile before placing his head inside its gaping mouth - only for the deadly crocodile to suddenly snap its jaws shut and violently thrash the man from side to side.

Prince George of Cambridge, Son of Kate & William










William and Kate's baby will be known as Prince George. Kensington Palace said in a short statement:

'The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.'

The name seems to have been chosen in honour of George VI, the Queens's father, but royal sources say the baby's names are not supposed to be symbolic but that the couple just like them. It seems they had little choice in picking this name.

George means farmer or earth worker. It was the 12th most popular name for boys born in England and Wales in 2011.

Nigeria: Health Minister, Pate, Resigns



The Minister of State for Health, Muhammed Pate, has resigned from his position to take up an international position. This seems like 'Brain-drain', but I don't know what the President's Spokesman, Reuben Abati is saying here. How is it a plus for the administration and the country?

Mr. Pate announced his resignation in a later dated July 22 and sent to President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr. Jonathan has also accepted the resignation which takes effect from Wednesday.

In the letter, Mr. Pate said he was resigning to take up the position of Professor in Duke University’s Global Health Institute, in the U.S.

He said in this new capacity, he would serve as Senior Adviser to Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation based in Washington DC and also participate in a university-wide Africa initiative.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Snake Massage for Only $80 in Israel



Snake Massage- For just $80 you can have slithering reptiles such as California and Florida king snakes, corn snakes and milk snakes, wriggle down your back and up your spine and across your face, giving you deep-tissue massage.

An Israeli health and beauty spa, Ada Barak's spa in northern Israel, is offering this creepy service to its customers. Barak figured out several years ago that heavy king and corn snakes produce a relaxing kneading sensation. 

Why! African man no go do dis kain tin! Na craze?