Monday 23 March 2015

EFCC clears ex-CBN Governor from Polymer bribery scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday said a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has no case to answer regarding investigations into allegations of bribery involving Securency Pty Ltd of Australia and officials of both the CBN and the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc over the supply of polymer substrate to Nigeria.

Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde, said after extensive investigation, the commission found that Mr. Soludo had nothing to do with the matter.

Saying no wrongdoing was established against him, the EFCC boss said the former CBN governor has since been cleared.

Not Cool! Rob Kardashian label Sister Kim K as Bitch

Aww, little bro this isn't fair ... Rob Kardashian has compared his sister Kim Kardashian to “the b***h in Gone Girl”.

Rob has always been labelled the black sheep in his famous family (Kardashian stars Khloé, Kourtney, Kim, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner and the brood's mother, Kris Jenner).

And Rob made a shocking post on Instagram Sunday, in which he referred to his older sister Kim using an expletive.

“This is my sister kim , the b***h from Gone Girl,,, (sic),” he wrote in a caption attached to an image of Rosamund Pike in character as Amy Dunne, a psychopathic, murderous persona.

Remembering Paul Walker: Vin Diesel says Walker was his little bro

Vin Diesel in a bit to remember a friend and brother he lost has spoken fondly and also how close they had become, saying he was always prepare to “fight for” Paul Walker. The two actors became close on the set of the Fast & Furious franchise before Paul's tragic death in 2013, caused by car accident when he was just 40.

In light of the seventh instalment, which is due out in April, Vin has remembered his late friend, who became like family to him.

The 47-year-old recalled a script read-through, where both stars were just continuously dissecting their lines in front of the writer and director.

#NigeriaDecides: Five key figures to watch in Nigeria's election

As Nigeria Africa most populous country and top economy, prepares for her general elections this Saturday the fifth since civilian rule was restored in 1999, here are five key figures whose actions could shape the outcome of the vote and its aftermath as release by AFP

Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names related to her name

Taylor Swift has purchased adult website addresses in a public internet domain sale, it has been reported.

The singer has secured the rights to TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult after they were released by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, according to a report from CNN Money.

The sale is open to the public on June 1 but high-profile celebrities and companies are being given the chance to snap them up first in what is dubbed the 'Sunrise Period' by experts.

Swift, 25, was targeted by internet hackers in January. They threatened to release nude pictures of the star after both her Instagram and Twitter accounts were both compromised.

Shunning Soda Secret to My slim figure - Paris Hilton

Model and Singer Paris Hilton has reveal her secret to her getting slim which she say eating a lot more fruit and vegetables help boost her energy levels and given up soda for good to keep her midsection in shape.

The 34-year-old star has always had a svelte frame and currently looks better than ever, as seen in her regular posts on Instagram showing her posing in slimming ensembles.

Sharing the secret to her tiny waist, the reality star turned DJ puts it down to cutting out all fizzy pop.

US President Barack Obama Message to Nigerians ahead of elections (WATCH)

Read the full text of his message below:

"Hello. Today, I want to speak directly to you the people of Nigeria. Nigeria is a great nation and you can be proud of the progress you’ve made. Together, you won your independence, emerged from military rule, and strengthened democratic institutions. You’ve strived to overcome division and to turn Nigeria’s diversity into a source of strength. You’ve worked hard to improve the lives of your families and to build the largest economy in Africa."

Aaron Ramsey confidence of @Arsenal Title Challenge

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has refused to give up the ghost in the pursuit for the Premier League title.

Leaders Chelsea are seven points ahead of third-placed Arsenal and have the added bonus of a game in hand.

But Arsene Wenger's men are a team in form, having won nine of their past 10 Premier League matches.

Wales international Ramsey is well aware that Arsenal need favours from their rivals, but is remaining cautiously optimistic.

Zoe Saldana defends Dolce and Gabbana, slams designer's boycott campaign

Actress Zoe Saldana has branded the boycott of Dolce and Gabbana ''stupid'' insisting she won't be following in the footsteps of stars including Sir Elton John, Ricky Martin and Courtney Love in refusing to wear clothing by the designers in protest at their recent remarks opposing gay adoption and branding children conceived via fertility treatment ''synthetic''.
''That would be the stupidest thing if it affected my fashion choice.
''People are allowed to have their own opinion; however, I wouldn't have chosen to be so public about something that's such a personal thing.''

Angry Madrid Fans attack Gareth Bale and others after Clasico Lost (PHOTO)

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale's car was punched and kicked by angry fans following their 2-1 Clasico defeat to arch rivals Barcelona on Sunday.

Images captured by Spanish television station Cuatro showed supporters repeatedly strike Bale's vehicle as he sped away from Valdebebas training ground following Real's return from Barcelona.

Team-mate Jese Rodriguez made the mistake of winding the window down as he left the complex before being greeted with abuse despite only playing 10 minutes at Camp Nou as a second-half substitute.

Son of ex-president of Senegal gets 6 years for corruption

The son of Senegal's powerful former president has been convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to six years in prison and fined nearly $230 million.

Karim Wade, who served in the government of his father Abdoulaye Wade, was charged with illegally accumulating a fortune of at least $200 million.

Karim's supporters say the trial is part of a political vendetta being waged by President Macky Sall against his old rival.

On Saturday, Wade's Senegalese Democratic Party chose Karim Wade as their candidate for the next presidential elections. Karim Wade was soundly beaten when he ran in municipal elections in 2009.

The next election is expected in 2017, pending a referendum to reduce the presidential term from seven to five years.

Singer Tank Hit On Kanye West for Tweeting Nude Pics of Wife Kim Kardashian

At least someone has spoken his mind about fellow celeb. Grammy-nominated singer Tank does not seem to appreciate the fact that Kim goes all about the internet sharing his nude picture, during interviewed on the Have a Seat Radio podcast on Monday (16.03.2015)

In his words ...

Chris Brown to have joint custody with baby Mama, Nia Amey for Royalty

Chris Brown and baby momma Nia Amey is reportedly keen on sharing the parental duties with her, as he does not want a repeat of his childhood where he was raised from two separate households.

A source shared: ''He's adamant that they raise Royalty together. It's very important to him that they have a near perfect relationship because he wants his daughter to be raised properly - with he and Nia.

''He knows from experience the hardships and heartache it can be without two parents in the same home and he doesn't want that for Royalty.''

Oh Dear! Checkout this Astonishing Art That a Blind Painter Creates

Photo Credits: mymodernmet

This is an incredible painting by John Bramblitt who natural love art before he became blind, but it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy from as early as age 11, by the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely blind, sending him into what he calls "the deepest, darkest hole" of depression

According to him: