Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Tinubu replies Okorocha

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu never underrated the importance of governors in the party’s nomination process, his Media Office said yesterday.

The governor of Imo, Rochas Okorocha claimed that Tinubu said governors have no role in the choice of a presidential candidate for the party.

Mary J.Blige, This Is Us, Shape of Water, Game of Thrones and other 2018 Golden Globes nominees

The nominations ceremony for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards held yesterday and the nominees were announced by Sharon Stone, Kristen Bell, Alfre Woodard and Garrett Hedlund.

In the Best TV series (Drama) category, fan favourite, Game of Thrones has been nominated alongside This Is Us, Stranger Things, The Handmaid’s Tale and The Crown. In the Best TV series (Comedy) category, black-ish, Will & Grace, Master of None, Smilf and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel go head to head.

Monday, 11 December 2017

“I thought I was in a Bollywood scene with Sunita and Punjab everywhere” - Nigerians react to celebrities’ Wedding Party 2 outfits

President Putin orders Russian Forces to withdraw from Syria

President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two-year military campaign, Moscow and Damascus had achieved their mission of destroying Islamic State.

Putin made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria’s Latakia Province where he held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and addressed Russian military servicemen.

Tekno & Drake may be cooking up something in the studio

Made Men Music Group frotline act Tekno might just be up to bigger things as it is looking like he is working with Canadian rapper/singer Drake on a new song.

The singer was spotted partying with Drake at a club which he posted on his Snapchat account.

#EndSARS: Nigerians hit the streets in Protest, demand outright scrapping of SARS, #SupportSARS group counter protest (Photos-videos)

The #EndSARS campaign, where Nigerians have been calling for the scrapping for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on social media has taken another form.

Nigerians all around the country have taken to the streets to protest against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, who have been accused of consistently abusing the rights of the populace.

Former Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett ties the knot in Texas (Photos)

Former member of Destiny's Child,  LeToya Luckett and her fiancé, Dallas-based entrepreneur Tommicus Walker, has tied the knot

Essence magazine reports that the couple tied the knot on Sunday evening in a lavish ceremony in Austin, Texas. The couple got engaged in August 2017.

Tithe Controversy: “Thank you my brother” – Pastor Adeboye’s son Leke tells Freeze

Leke Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has on his Instagram thanked Daddy Freeze.

He shared a photo telling how there’s been an increase in people paying their tithes, viewing RCCG events, and people reaching out to his father through emails since the tithe controversy sparked by Daddy Freeze, started.

Dogara reveals how Tinubu, inside his bedroom, asked him to step down for Gbajabiamila

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, in his biography written by Ovation publisher Dele Momodu, revealed a lot of politics that went on behind-the-scenes, The Cable reports.

biography, titled “A Reed Made Flint”, Dogara narrates how he came against all odds to win the nation’s No. 4 position, including surmounting a fierce opposition from Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who wanted Femi Gbajabiamila on the seat.

Buhari and his ministers are not happy with their performance - Bishop Kukah

Bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic Church, Matthew Kukah has said some ministers and President Muhammadu Buhari are unhappy.

Kukah said this in a recent interview with writer and social media expert, Abang Mercy.

In the interview, the religious leader said Buhari and his ministers did not expect things to be as they are now.

Mo Abudu, Rita Dominic, RMD, Omotola, Toyin Lawani, more looks from the Arabian Night theme Premiere of The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai

The premiere of the highly anticipated movie The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai held on Sunday night at Eko Hotel & Suites Lagos.

Mo Abudu, Adesua Etomi, Bolanle Olukanni, Mimi Onalaja, Richard Mofe Damija, Tiwa Savage, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Banky W, Rita Dominic, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Seyi Shay, Ireti Doyle, Beverly Naya, Ono Bello, Ifeoma Williams, Linda Ejiofor, Sola Sobowale, Ini Dima-Okojie, Tallulah Doherty, Shaffy Bello, AY, Mabel Makun, DJ-Cuppy, Omoni Oboli, Omowunmi Akinifessi, Ufuoma McDermott, Uzor Osimkpa, Enyinna Nwigwe, Toyin Lawani, Wife of the Vice President, Oludolapo Osinbajo, Senate President's wife Toyin Saraki and more stars were spotted on the red carpet all decked out in their Arabian Chic attire fitting perfectly well with the Arabian Night theme.

Explosion rocks New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal

An explosion rocked New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city’s busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning.

The New York Police Department said several people were injured, stating that a device went off and there was a person strapped with a bomb. One suspect who was among those injured has been arrested.

Saudi Arabia to end 35-year ban on Cinemas

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to open by March 2018.

Ex-model Samantha Fox accuses late singer David Cassidy of sexual assault

Former glamour model, Samantha Fox has accused late “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy of sexual assault.

The ex-model claims the actor and singer, who died earlier this month from liver failure, followed her into a public bathroom and got handsy during a 1985 video shoot for his single Romance, she told the Daily Star

Fox is making the revelations as she publishes her first autobiography, Forever.

Timaya, Stonebwoy bag Grammy Nomination for feature on Morgan Heritage’s “Avrakedabra”

Nigeria’s dancehall act Timaya is on his way to making history in the Grammy Awards.

The singer featured alongside Stonebwoy, Chubb Rock, Stylo G, Bunji Garlin, Dre Zion & Jaheil on Morgan Heritage’s new “Avrekedabra” album.

Arsenal vs Ostersund, Celtic vs Zenit, See full draws for the round of 32 of the Europa League #UELdraw

The Europa League Round of 32 draw just rounded up in Nyon, Switzerland.

The full last-32 draw below:

South West leaders deserved what befell them at PDP convention – Akin-Deko

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akintayo Akin-Deko on Saturday said that leaders of the South West deserved what befell them at the party’s national convention.

“The South West is leaderless as a zone,” he said, according to Daily Trust.

Apostle Johnson Suleman gift N4 million to Libyan deportees (Watch)

Founder and the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, last Sunday gave out 4 million naira to Libyan deportees and prayed for them.

In the video which was recorded during the Sunday service, he explained how the Nigerian system chokes the growth of young people. He also pointed out how our tribalism has further torn the fabric of this nation.

Madrid vs PSG, Chelsea vs Barcelona, See full draws for the last-16 stage of the Champions League #UCLdraw

UEFA Champions League, the competition which crowns the football king of Europe, has gone past the group stages in this season and now it is time for the knock-out stages to begin.

Femi Adesina, Aisha Bagudu, Fatai Owoseni & more at Maktoub Magazine Publisher Mariam Mohammed’s birthday dinner in Abuja (Photos)

PR Executive & Publisher of Maktoub Magazine, Mariam Mohammed, celebrated her birthday on Friday in Abuja.

It was a beautiful evening as eminent personalities such as the Special Adviser  to the President on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, wife of Kebbi State Governor Aisha Bagudu, former Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni, Secretary to Nasarawa State Government [SSG] Mohammed Abdullahi and Garbadeen Mohammed came around to celebrate with the media personality.

This photo of Atiku kneeling before Babangida has got people talking

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar recently paid a visit to former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida in his home in Minna, Niger State.

Atiku had reportedly gone to seek for Babangida’s endorsement for his candidacy for president in 2019.

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Amara Kanu campaigns against Libya Slave Trade (Photos-videos)

Amara Kanu has consistently been campaigning against the kidnapping and slavery of immigrants in Libya.

Amara Kanu, on her Instagram, shared a link to petition that has since gathered over 37,000 signatures, videos of talk-shows she has guested on to raise awareness for the issue, and photos from a protest doing the same.

Lupita Nyong’o, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Tessa Thompson at the World Premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Photos)

On Saturday night, Star Wars: The Last Jedi had its world premiere at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood and wowed the first audience to see the highly anticipated film.

The cast of the eighth installment in the Star Wars franchise at the premiere included Lupita Nyong’o, John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, and Daisy Ridley.

Adesua Etomi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Beverly Naya, Seyi Shay, Tiwa Savage, at the Arabian Night theme Premiere of The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (Photos)

The premiere of the highly anticipated movie The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai held on Sunday at Eko Hotel & Suites Lagos.

APC and PDP thread words over the latter's recent national convention, Atiku joins the fireworks

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shown that it is a party “with corruption deeply rooted in its DNA”.

The party said this in reaction to the just concluded convention by the PDP.
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