Wednesday 28 January 2015

Real Madrid to Rename Iconic Stadium "Santiago Bernabeu" To "Abu Dhabi Bernabeu"

Wow, I so much love the name Santiago Bernabeu, it must be the unstoppable Abu Dhabi Money Power that could make them rename such long legacy. #MoneyTalks
Real Madrid's iconic Santiago Bernabéu stadium will be renamed the Abu Dhabi Bernabéu stadium according to reports in Spain today.

Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw has labeled Oprah Winfrey a "Wonderful fairy godmother"

British stage and film actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw in a recent comment has shower praise on one of African Influential Women Oprah Winfrey. She had an interview with ES Magazine and took time to praise Oprah who she championed her success to.

Gugu says she often emails Oprah Winfrey, who she calls a “wonderful fairy godmother”. Mbatha-Raw played the title character in Belle, the 2013 British film telling the story of a mixed-race aristocrat who pursues love and the end of the slave trade in 18th-century London.

OMG!!! UK Immigration Authorities deport 5-yr-old Nigerian Boy

Are you serious? How would this happen to a 5years old? I am not sure Nigeria government did enough to help on the issue. 

Despite appeal and a high profile campaign, a five-year-old Nigerian boy who was born in the United Kingdom has been deported back to Nigeria, a country he has never lived in.

The kid, Rafeeq Atanda and his mother, Bola Fatumbi, was deported in what is seen as an act of injustice even after more than 8,000 people had signed a petition demanding that he be allowed to stay.

From Imo State: Gunmen Murder Commissioner and Two others

In Imo State, Gunmen went all out last weekend killing a Commissioner and two others in different location. And another one person was also abducted in Ikenegbu Layout in Owerri.

Mr Tobias Onyeleke who is the Chairman, Imo State House of Assembly Commission and a former chairman of Ihitteuboma Local Council of the state, was shot dead in front of a popular eatery along Ugwu Orji at about 5pm on Sunday, January 25.

Okonjo-Iweala Reply Ex-CBN Governors Article, Says The Ex-CBN Boss Lacks Character And Wisdom

From Informationng comes this report about the Article written by Ex-CBN Governor Boss Charles Soludo.Several reactions have trailed the article by ex-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Charles Soludo, who wrote a critical review of the two front runners in the coming presidential election, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari and his counterpart in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Goodluck Jonathan. The latest of such is coming from the Minister of Finance and Coordinator of the economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

See Crowd that Turn Up at GEJ's Campaign rally in Akure (PHOTO)

With the Presidential election just few days to go President GEJ Campaign train move to Akure capital of Ondo State. Here are some Pictures of the Massive Crowd that turned up.

See More Pictures after the Cut

Amnesty International says Nigerian military ignored advance warnings of Boko Haram attacks on Baga, Monguno

The Nigerian military for several weeks ignored repeated warnings of impending attacks on Baga and Monguno by Boko Haram and failed to take action to protect civilians, said global human rights organisation, Amnesty International.

Amnesty’s claim corroborates PREMIUM TIMES exclusive report of January 26 which indicated the Nigerian military received reliable intelligence report indicating that the Boko Haram sect would launch a massive attack on Monguno, but that yet troops were taken by surprise when the insurgents struck early Sunday, suggesting the 5 Brigade stationed in the area failed to prepare adequately for the group’s onslaught.

Amazon Top Jumia as Biggest E-commerce Website In Nigeria

Alexa an Amazon.com company, the global pioneer in the world of analytical insight, ranks Jumia.com.ng as the biggest e-commerce website in Nigeria, still ranking as the most visited local content website in the Nigeria. Looking at the exploits of Jumia over the past year, it is not hard to see why this widely trusted shopping website is visited by several millions month on month.

Rihanna reportedly listed among performing Artist at 2015 Grammys

Rihanna will perform at the Grammy Awards with Sir Paul McCartney and Kanye West.

The 26-year-old star will reportedly take to the stage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8 with the 'Hey Jude' singer - who performed at the ceremony with his Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr last year - and the 'Bound 2' hitmaker for a rendition of their collaboration 'Four Five Seconds' and the Bajan beauty is delighted to be sharing the stage with the stars.

Jose Mourinho Receive £25,000 Fine for Comments on Southampton 1-1 draw

Jose Mourinho has always been labelled controversial as he has never been friends with the Football Association. In his first reign as Chelsea Boss he was known to always target words against the FA decision to his team and his return pose no difference as he has already started bagging series of fines as a result of his comments or reactions.
BBC Sports report that Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 for comments claiming there is a "campaign" to influence referees' decisions against his Chelsea side.

Report: Georgia Executes Mentally Disabled Man For Unabling To Prove is Mental Disability

Lol this story is funny though, I am not sure why they have to execute him, but is inability to prove his mental disability is the basis behind his execution.

Report from Gawker says On Tuesday night, Georgia executed Warren Lee Hill - an inmate with an IQ of 70 - who was unable to prove he had a mental disability under Georgia's strict legal standard.

Alleged Gay Man Escape Death After Been Caught in Lagos

Photo Credits: Pulseng
A 61years old man simply known as Salisu suspected to be Gay was beating badly after he was allegedly caught trying to have his way with a 13years boy. He narrowly escaped death by the intervention of some elders and sympathizers.

The man was said to have lured the biy with N500 near Anjorin market about 6pm on Sunday, 25 January, 2015. Not knowing that he was being watched, Saliu was said to have started rubbing the boy’s private part. Those who saw him in the act, burst into the scene and apprehended him.

Report: Boko Haram Takes Over Monguno, Hoists Flag

With a tough battle between the Nigeria Army and the Boko Haram sect reported a couple of days back, a new story has now emerge on Tuesday that insurgents might have gained full control of Monguno town in Borno State.

This position was given credence by fleeing residents, who claimed that there is no military presence in the town, which fell into the hands of Boko Haram on Sunday following a fierce battle with troops.

If the Right Man Comes My Way I will Marry Him - Waje

Nigeria Singer Waje has reveal to City People after series of questioning this reason why he is still single and has appeal to people to stop putting pressure on her to get married. See excerpt from interview below:
It’s not anybody’s business that I am not married. My fans know that I’m happy. Whether I am married or not, I am a happy woman. Of course, na God dey give person man. The day God will give me a man, I’ll let you people know and will invite you to my wedding. If the man comes my way and he’s the right person, why not, I will marry him. For now Jehovah, the King of kings, is the man in my life. I am married to Jesus.

Rapper Olamide Expands Business Frontiers, Open Clothing Line

Award winning Rapper Olamide is not just stopping on music alone, he has branch and expand into his own clothing line. Just like other Nigeria Singers, Olamide decided it is time for him to open a clothing line which his trademarked "BADDO".

He took to his social media page to showcase is new clothing label which is now available on Nigeria Online Malls, Jumia and Konga. The clothes can be found under the name Baddo Unlimited Urban Clothing by Olamide

Nicole Scherzinger, David Oweloyo dazzles on Red Carpet for UK Premiere

In all the glam and glitz that took place in the UK Premiere, Nicole Scherzinger and David Oweloyo turned heads as she graced the red carpet for the premiere of Martin Luther King biopic Selma.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer looked radiant as she dazzled the crowd with a snakeskin-esque Ermanno Scervino dress and Crisian London heels.

Taylor Swift Speaks on Hackers Threat says they got nothing

Just recently it was reported that Hackers took over Taylor Swift account and they even threatened to release some of her nude pictures online. But the Singer on Tuesday scoffed at a hacker who took over her social media accounts and threatened to release nude pictures, with the pop star saying none existed.

The singer's Twitter and Instagram accounts were briefly seized by at least one hacker who vowed to release naked pictures of Swift if supporters paid enough in the form of the virtual currency bitcoin.

President GEJ wasn't at Warri Billionaire Ayiri's House amidst Report Going Around the Media

 There was a report going around the media this morning as regard a tweet from Ayiri's younger brother who posted a tweet that reads "We have to welcome the President to our home" but after a lot Nigerians express dislike on the President visit to Ayiri's home, the younger brother tweeted another post to explain the actual meeting place where the picture was taken. See initial tweet below:

Oscar Winning Lupita Nyong'o Splits from Boyfriend

South Africa Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan have split after dating for about a year. Both of them was reported in a romantic relationship before the shocking news that they have split. The details of their split is yet to be review. Us Magazine report as below:
A source confirms to Us that Nyong'o is single after splitting from her rapper boyfriend K'naan. The insider close to Nyong'o tells Us that the 12 Years a Slave actress was the one to break off her relationship from K'naan. Their split happened last year, the source adds.

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden goes on low-key honeymoon

In a bit to get off the media Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden decided to enjoyed a low-key honeymoon in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

The 'Sex Tape' actress and her new husband, who got married during a ''down-to-earth'' ceremony at her home in Los Angeles earlier this month, jetted to the luxurious ski resort for a romantic break last week.

An eye-witness spotted the newlyweds dining on shrimp, grits and fried chicken at the local Q Roadhouse and Brewing Co. last Tuesday (01.20.15).

"If I speak, people will say Mourinho again" - Jose Mourinho on Controversial Win Over Liverpool

Chelsea's last-four League Cup win over Liverpool was controversial, but Jose Mourinho kept his counsel on incidents involving Diego Costa.

Jose Mourinho would not be drawn on a series of contentious incidents involving Diego Costa following Chelsea's 1-0 League Cup semi-final victory over Liverpool.

Branislav Ivanovic's fierce extra-time header earned Chelsea a 2-1 aggregate win over their Premier League rivals and booked a spot in the Wembley showpiece in March.

Report: Spanish priests charged over child sex abuse

Ten Catholic priests and two church lay workers in the southern Spanish city of Granada have been charged with child sexual abuse, in a case brought after Pope Francis corresponded with one of the victims, court documents showed.

According to the indictment filed on Tuesday, the 12 are suspected of abusing four teenage boys in the priest's parochial home between 2004 and 2007.

They are free on bail pending trial.

Big Sean Denies Stealing Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera's Rolex

Not sure if the allegation is due to their bitter split but I am sure there must have been something which triggered Naya for accusing Big Sean for stealing her Rolex. Maybe it was a gift to Big Sean and as it is done among celeb this days, you have to return it.

The “I Don’t F—k With You” singer told Complex magazine in its February 2015 issue that he never stole anything from his ex-fiancée Naya Rivera, despite her claims following their bitter April 2014 split.