June 2015

Tuesday 30 June 2015

Nigeria Banks makes Global List of Top Banks

Some of our new generational bank including Access Bank, First Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank and Zenith Bank are among the nine Nigeria banks that made this year’s list of top 1,000 global banks released yesterday by the Banker magazine in London.

Others are Ecobank, Diamond Bank, UBA, Fidelity and FCMB. All of them are among the top 25 banks in Africa.

According to the Banker, Zenith Bank placed first among Nigerian top banks in terms of tier 1 capital but 6th in Africa with a capital of $3.162 billion. It was followed by Eco Transnational which is second in Nigeria and 7th in Africa with a capital base of $3.030 billion.

Petr Cech receives death threats after his £10m move to rivals Arsenal aggravate fans

After Arsenal announce the signing of former Chelsea FC skipper Petr Cech, this move seem not to please Stamford Bridge fans as some of them took to their social media page to send several death threats.

Chelsea supporters appear to be unhappy with Cech's decision to move across London despite the fact the Czech Republic international represented his former side with distinction during his 11-year spell at Stamford Bridge.

Several Twitter users purporting to be Chelsea fans labelled Cech a 'traitor' and a 'snake', while another said 'Cech is dead to me, the helmet wearing snake'.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Star moves into her luxury $2.7mil Calabasas home

Kylie is counting down to her 18 year birthday as she prepare live independently. KUWTK Star shared a snap from inside the teen's new $2.7 million home in Calabasas, California on Monday. After months of preparation.

The 17-year-old star - who had been waiting patiently for renovations to be completed - shared a photo on her Instagram showing the very stylish interior of one of the rooms in the 4,900 square foot home.

Guess who is on our Throwback Picture today?

Where you able to guess who this is? Well, let me help out ... This is Governor of  Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai and his wife many years ago.

World's Highest Paid Superstars of 2015 as release by Forbes

Forbes released its top 100 list of the highest paid celebrities in the world and it has got people talking ... Notable of personalities where missing. They say Kanye West is missing but his wife Kim K made the list.

See the list yourself and comment on who miss the list

Stonebwoy triumph over Wizkid on BET Awards ... See Full List of Winners

Ghana’s Dancehall star Stonebwoy has triumphed at the 2015 BET Awards, winning the award for Best International Act: Africa at last night’s star-studded ceremony in LA

Stonebwoy saw off stiff competition from Aka (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (Dr Congo), Sarkodie (Ghana), Sauti Sol (Kenya), The Soil (South Africa), Wizkid (Nigeria) and Yemi Alade (Nigeria) to take home the prestigious prize.

The BET Awards 2015 premiered last on BET and BET2 (DStv channel 135) at 8:10PM.

See full list of winners below:

APC reiterates “Ekweremadu must be removed”

All Progressives Congress has insisted that the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not merit his election, and as such must be removed.

On Monday, June 29, it was reported that the APC hadn’t yet come to accept the emergence of Ekweremadu as deputy senate president.

A leader of the APC, who spoke anonymously to Punch, revealed that Ekweremadu serving as deputy senate president would impede the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The APC leader was quoted to have said:

FG, Okonjo-Iweala spent $2.1bn without approval - NEC

The National Economic Council, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday accused former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of spending $2.1bn from the Excess Crude Account without authorisation.

“We looked at the numbers for the Excess Crude Account. The last time the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, reported to the council, and it is in the minutes, she reported by November 2014 that we had $4.1 bn.
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole told State House correspondents after the NEC’s 58th meeting in Abuja.

Caitlyn Jenner step out looking beautiful as she parties on the New York City night scene

Of course there is nothing one can do to stop Caitlyn from growing into a beautiful woman by the day even if some persons are not in support of her gender transition. Kudos to her Doc for creating a beautiful figure out of the former Olympian, Bruce Jenner. Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the New York City night scene in a skintight LBD as she stepped out for dinner at the Tribeca Italian restaurant, making sure all eyes were on her as she walked on black high heels.

More Pics after the cut ...

Monday 29 June 2015

Aliko Dangote: I don't have a house outside Nigeria

Africa business mogul Aliko Dangote in a recent interview says he does not own a house outside Nigeria, can that be true?
"Somebody asked me, how many houses do you have abroad? I said, well, to tell you the good news, I don’t even have a nine-inch block outside Nigeria, and that is the truth. I don’t have a house anywhere abroad.” - he told Senior Media executives during an interview session over the weekend

Osun NUT gainsay Salary Payment Rumour

The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers in Osun State, Mr. Wakeel Amuda, has said teachers in the state had not been paid any of the outstanding salaries by the state government.

The NUT chairman stated this on Sunday in Osogbo, the state capital.

Rumours were rife at the weekend that civil servants, who have not been paid for over seven months in Osun, had started receiving bank alert for payment of three months salaries.

Updated: Mavin Records Artist looks flawless in new photo shoots

Mavin Records Princess release her new photo shoot. The photo shoot is actually for the cover of her new single title "Amen" . She actually look flawless, the makeup, bling and look is just simply stunning.

See another photo below:

Its Official: #Arsenal Sign Petr Cech From Chelsea

Arsenal football club have announced the signing of Chelsea legend Petr Cech for an undisclosed fee with the goalie signing a long term contract.

The 33-year-old goalkeeper made over 400 appearances during 11 years at Stamford Bridge, winning multiple club and personal honours. He also won the Premier League Golden Glove award on three occasions.

Sunday 28 June 2015

#TunisiaAttack: British man used his body as a human shield to protect his fiancee

A brave and heroic British father, 30 year old name Mathew James used his body as a human shield to protect his fiancée and mother of their two children, Seera Wilson when one of the attackers of the Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba, a 5-star beach front hotel in Sousse town in Tunisia opened fire outside the Mediterranean resorts Friday
"He told me, 'I love you babe. But just go, tell our children that their daddy loves them," his fiancee told BBC News.

Mubi Poly Adamawa reopens, to begin lectures on Monday

Great News! The Federal Polytechnic, Mubi, Adamawa, closed in October, 2014, in the wake of Boko Haram invasion of the town, has re-opened for academic work, the Director of Information and Protocol, Mr Philip Ndalamu, has said.

Ndalamu made the fact known to News Agency of Nigeria in Yola on Sunday, saying lectures would commenced Monday.

Kuwait Identifies Suicide Bomber As Saudi Citizen

Kuwaiti authorities say they have identified the suicide bomber of a Shia mosque as a Saudi citizen. The suicide bomber, who led an attack on Imam Sadiq mosque in al-Sawaber neighbourhood that left 27 people dead, was identified as a Saudi citizen, Kuwait’s interior ministry said on Sunday. Aljazeera reports:

Can This Be True! Sahara Reporters says Bukola Saraki isn't a Nigerian Citizen

Sahara Reporters says our Nigeria Senate President isn't a Nigerian, can't this be true?

Photos: Car dish into Abuja Canal after break system failure

Accident which occured in the early hours of today saw a car land into a canal after brake failure. According to report by on informationng, the accident occurred along Karu Side, Nyanya, Abuja. 

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Oops! Cynthia Morgan: All Nigerian male artistes are full of crap

German Juice crooner, Cynthia Morgan during an interview session on Rubbing Minds TV programme threw a shade at all the male entertainers in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Who do you think she could actually be aiming out?

So Ebuka Uchendu the host of the show asked her to name a few of the male artistes in the industry that she could date and she responded thus:

Texas woman arrested for unwanted BJ

I like the way this story was shared, so I will just post it like this ... Read below
Usually when a guy awakes to a woman in the midst of a fellatio sesh, he considers it the perfect start to what is probably going to be the greatest day of his life.
Megan Hoelting didn't find that guy, and it probably had something to do with the fact he was friends with her husband.

Photo: Laverne Cox becomes the first transgender woman to get Madame Tussauds wax figure

Its a bright year for Laverne Cox, first from be named People World's Most Beautiful Women List and then Named on the 2015 OUT Power 50 List. Now,  "the Orange is the new black" Star got a rare honour on Friday when Madame Tussauds unveiled a wax figure in her likeness. The 31-year-old who was at the unveiling in San-Fransisco, became the first transgender person to be honoured with a wax figure.

See another picture below:

Heart Rending Photo of Day ....

Choi! Sometimes pictures like this should make us be more grateful for the life that we've got. The above photo was taken in Indonesia, it shows two boys on their way to school passing a group of their peers who are on their way to work.

Etcetera Writes: Could it be true that Pres. Buhari is already confused?

Read what Etcetera wrote below:

If there is any group of individuals who can manufacture shock, political punditry out of nothing, it is the All Progressives Congress. They cried out that Jonathan was doing a terrible job as President of Nigeria. They said his inability to run the Federal Government is the reason our country has lapsed into wholesale chaos. He is the reason corruption decimated our population, turned brother against brother.

Actress Ini Edo looks sultry in new photo

Since after her separation from Hubby, I have said it before Ini Edo has been glowing, Phil do you see what you are missing?

See another picture below ...

Photo: Two Pilots sacked after letting busty model fly their plane during take off

Two pilots have been fired after they let a busty Argentinian actress fly their passenger plane during take off.

Vicky Xipolitakis was filmed flying the aeroplane as it left the metropolitan city airport in Buenos Aires (Jorge Newbery) for the city of Rosario, in Santa Fe.

The pilot and co pilot broke international rules by letting an unauthorised person into the cabin.
The video shows the model shouting:

Barack Obama’s half-brother sells revealing letter from the president

President Obama’s half-brother, Malik Abongo “Roy” Obama, has sold a handwritten letter from the president, penned 20 years ago, that reveals Obama’s reasoning for getting into politics including “to deal with some serious issues blacks face here.”

Dencia defends Kylie and Tyga's relationship

So Dencia must have been having one of those boring day, so she decided to throw her support for Tyga and Kylie's relationship. Maybe she was hoping to get recognition, unfortunately her tweet never got recognized. A fan replied her and here is what she said ...

Move Over Kimye! Kendall Jenner now has the most-liked Instagram pic ever

Okay but this might not seem like a regular news, but the pic of Kendall that set the new record is really one to take a good look at. Prior to this photo, the record for the most liked instagram photo was held by Kim and Kanye West from their wedding photo. But another Kardashian/Jenner family member has overtaken it. The photo of Kendall Jenner now has instagram's most liked photo with 2.5million likes. Kim and Kanye's pic had 2.4million likes

Nigerian drug trafficker apprehended in India

Samnneji Chukwuemeka a 40 year old Nigerian drug trafficker, who is commonly referred to as Moses Jeffery was arrested by India's Customs officials in New Delhi India on Friday June 26th. Chukwuemeka has been on the radar of the Indian police since 2011 after his attempt to smuggle drugs from India to Holland was foiled.

NDLEA: Nigeria records highest number of drug related convicts in the World

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, announced that Nigeria has the highest number of persons serving jail terms for drug related offences worldwide.

Iweajunwa Okechukwu, the NDLEA commander in the state disclosed this while celebrating the 2015 UN Drug Free Day in Minna on Friday.
“There is no doubt that as a country, the menace of drug abuse and trafficking is one of the biggest problems staring us in the face today.

“All over the world, Nigerians are notorious for drug trafficking. We have the highest number of traffickers serving jail terms more than any other country in the world,’’ he said.

Kim Kardashian features Nene Leakes on her Game App

Nene Leakes becomes the new celeb to feature on Kim Kardashian Game Application. She took to her social media to announce this. +Kim Kardashian  also confirm this by posting a picture of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, Nene taking her role in the game app.

My his life is in danger ... Ikedi Ohakim release Press statement

Former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim sent out this press statement to the public, saying his life is in danger ... Read Below

Following some recent developments around my person and the avalanche of misinformation and deliberate lies being peddled about me, I am constrained to issue this statement, first to douse anxiety of every well-meaning fellow who has shown concern and second, to alert members of the Nigerian public to a clear danger to my life. 

Wizkid reveal why he opt to signed with Glo

Nigeria talented and award winning artist Wizkid, whose contract with former brand MTN staled has opened up on while he opted to sign with Home brnad Globacom.

This statement was issued out by his Manager, Mr. Sunday Are, Wizkid said Globacom is a brand he had admired for a very long time considering its strong persona and its very massive impact and image in the entertainment industry in Nigeria.

Bukola Saraki: How I escaped abduction on inauguration day

Saraki disclosed that, on Tuesday, June 9, Senate inauguration day, following information he got of the abduction plot to keep him off the National Assembly, he altered his schedule by arriving the parliament car park at 6am, stayed in his car and then trekked at quarter to 10am into the chamber.

He denied the rumour that for him to win, he entered into a pact with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Senator Ike Ekweremadu to be produced as his deputy, just as he stressed that the absence of All Progressives Congress, APC, senators in the chamber paved the way for the emergence of Ekweremadu.

Photos: Pregnant Kim Kardashian step out braless

Its no news if Kim Kardashian decides to go braless, but the news here is that she was posted buying bra a few days ago and few days later she decided the bra she bought was not good enough as she step out with her husband Kanye West to take a helicopter trip to Glastonbury Festival. 

See more photos after the cut ...

Friday 26 June 2015

WTF? Read what this lady said about Africa

Are you serious?  What do this people take us for?

Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris rank highest paid celebrity couple

Award winning singer Taylor Swift and British DJ Calvin Harris have been ranked the world's highest-paid celebrity couple.

Taylor Swift and the British DJ cumulatively earned as much as $146 million over the last 12 months, with their respective endorsement deals helping them to replace Jay Z and Beyonce at the top of Forbes magazine's annual list.

Taylor - who started dating her new beau in February - has endorsement deals with the likes of Sony and Keds, while Calvin, 31, has contracts with Giorgio Armani and Sol Republic.

Bobbi Kristina's boyfriend Nick Gordon accused of abuse

Nick Gordon has been accused of beating her. Bobbi Kristina, daughter of the late Whitney Houston was moved into hospice care on Wednesday as her family reportedly took her off the life support she has been on since being found face down in a bathtub on January 31.

Also on Wednesday, Bobbi Kristina's conservators filed a complaint against Nick accusing him of causing his girlfriend “substantial bodily harm” and also stealing thousands of dollars from her.

Wednesday 24 June 2015

New set of Condom changes color when exposed to STDs

Aww! This is really a good news in a way to reduce the spread of STDs. Some group of teenage students for the Teen Tech awards has come up with a new 'smart condom' which they claim will glow different colors if it detects an STD!

The creators said the condom will work with a layer of chemicals on the surface that will attach to bacteria and viruses from STDs.

Tuesday 23 June 2015

Pregnant Kim Kardashian shows first glimpse of baby bump

After announcing that She and her Husband Kanye West is expecting a boy, Reality star Kim Kardashian has treated fans to the first glimpse of her growing baby bump.

Kardashian, 34, showed off the bump in a tight fitting nude top as she landed at Nice airport ahead of the Cannes Lion festival.

Kanye West sang a Stevie Wonder song as tribute to Caitlyn Jenner

Kanye West sang a rendition of Stevie Wonder's 'Isn't She Lovely' for the 65-year-old Caityln Jenner, former Olympian who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition at her Father's Day celebration on Sunday . A source who shared the story said:
''Out of nowhere, Kanye asked Caitlyn and the others who were there to have a seat because he wanted to say something.
''He said, 'This is for you, Caitlyn,' and he just started belting out the most wonderful rendition of Stevie Wonder's 'Isn't She Lovely.'''

P Diddy arrested after attacking son's American football coach

Rapper P. Diddy was in police custody after he allegedly assaulted his son's football coach using a weight-room kettle bell.

The incident in which no one was injured is said to have taken place at the athletic facilities of US university UCLA, where the rapper's son is on the football team, police said.

Gossip website TMZ reported a fight with strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi erupted after the young player was told not to come back until the end of the summer.

Photos: World Second Largest Shark-monster seen near Australia for almost 100 years

The last time a monster of this such was seen was in 1930s by a skipper at Lakes Entrance. This about 6.5 meters shark was caught by a trawler at Portland, west of Warrnambool in Victoria on Sunday who opted to give to science instead of selling as Chinese delicacy.

See other picture of the mammoth shark:

See what Women around the world are sharing about their Period Pain #LiveTweetYourPeriod

Women around the world are sharing their period pain publicly using the hashtag #LiveTweetYourPeriod. One of the worst things about having your period is that, for the most part, you're forced to suffer through the whole hormonal week alone. Read some hilarious description that women actually tag their menstrual period ....

David Beckham perfect father's gift

Ex England International, David Beckham was given the perfect Father's Day gift. Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12, Cruz, 10 and Harper, three with wife Victoria Beckham - shared a photograph of the thoughtful present, a bracelet which read, 'Daddy', complete with two love hearts either side.
Captioning the image, he wrote: "Lead with Love " the perfect Father's Day gift (sic)"

President Buhari to meet with 36 states governors to bailout crashing states

President Muhammadu Buhari will be meeting with Nigeria’s 36 state governors today at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Presidential spokeman Femi Adesina confirmed the meeting via a tweet this morning and reveal it would begin by 10am. See tweet below:

Uganda's 'ugliest' man welcomes his 8th child with beautiful wife (PHOTO)

I really didn't want to make this post, because I know my parrot mouth would say something that might not be funny, but wait Ooo, is it possible that this man is still finer than anyone in the world? Should he not be branded the Ugliest in the World? 

Godfrey Baguma is 47 years and was awarded the "Ugliest" Man in Uganda medal and to show the world that been ugly is not a disability, he is having beautiful kids and earlier this week, he welcomed is 8th child with his second wife, Kate Namanda, who he married in 2013. This will be Godfrey and Kate's 6th child together, he has two children with his ex-wife who he divorced after he caught her cheating *clear throat*.

Chris Brown learning to be a dad also hints on having another baby

Having your first child as a guy is something very huge and especially one you never planned or thought you had, that's the scenario Chris Brown finds himself and that is why he is still learning to be a dad. Remember how the story of his daughter Royalty came about? Chris Brown actually father a dad with former lover Nia Guzman and both of them never knew Chris Brown was the dad until some sort of medical prove.

Kim Kardashian supportive of Kylie Jenner

Young Model Kylie Jenner 17, has receive lots of support from her big sister Kim Kardashian West. The Keeping Up with the Kardashian star recently revealed she felt as though she had been bullied by the whole world since she was nine-years-old and older half-sister Kim is said to have been offering her advice on how to deal with the haters.

A source who spoke with HollywoodLife.com said: