Saturday 25 July 2015

Soldiers stopped Tompolo's meeting with MEND members, seal off meeting venue

Soldiers reportedly sealed off the Ijaw House, venue of the proposed meeting by MEND Members on the orders of the State Governor, Dickson Seriake. Sources at the governors office say Seriake had sent a letter to MEND members proposing to meet with them at a later date to discuss their grievances. The group, through its spokesperson, Eric Omare, released a statement condemning the soldiers invasion of Ijaw House. 

Read the statement after the cut...

Actor Al Pacino said he is not ready to retire

Al Pacino at age 75 says he is not ready to retire. The Hollywood legend who stars in forthcoming movie 'Manglehorn' - has ''no desire to quit'' acting just yet, as he feels there is ''no difference'' to how he works despite his advancing years.
Pacino said: ''I have no desire to quit. Sorry. Why? Why didn't I quite 20 years ago, 40 years ago? What's the point of quitting?''
In an interview with The Guardian newspaper, the veteran actor said: 

Davido daughter finally meet her grandpa ...

Aww! Cute Baby vs Proud Grandpa. Davido father finally meet with his grand daughter ...

Pictures of US President Obama dancing to some Kenyan rhythm

President Obama who is current visiting his home country Kenya show some cool dancing step at the state banquet organized in his honor by the Kenyan government today July 25th. 

He was joined at the dance floor by President Kenyatta and his wife as well as his half sister, Auma Obama. 

Checkout some more photos ...

Interesting piece by Reuben Abati titled "the phones no longer ring"

Former President Jonathan's spokesman, Reuben Abati pen down a very interesting piece that was first published on Sunday Vanguard ... Read Below
As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the social space. They defined my entire life; dusk to dawn, all year-round. The phones buzzed non-stop, my email was permanently active; my twitter account received tons of messages per second.

Tony Elumelu Meets With Obama In Kenya

Tony Elumelu , chairman of Heirs Holding in a post on his Facebook page shared with followers how his week went.

The billionaire also shared a picture of himself and United States president, Barack Obama who is on a 5-day trip to Africa. 

The two met on Friday in Nairobi at the the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which the United State president is co-hosting. See how Elumelu’s week went,

Olusegun Obasanjo: Why I allowed Abacha arrest me

Former President Obasanjo has disclosed reasons why he allowed former head of state, Sani Abacha to arrest him in March 1995 for allegedly conspiring abroad against the Abacha regime, despite many opportunities to escape and accept an offer of political asylum by the US.

Leadership reports

Photo: Nigerian Embassy in China hosts singer Kcee

Five Star music star Artist Kcee, is currently on tour in China and was yesterday hosted by the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China. He also had his first show in Beijing and is due to perform in Guangzhou and other major cities in China. 

More photos after the cut ...

United States Senator brand Nigerian Soldiers fighting Boko Haram, ‘rapists’

President Buhari who just concluded his official visit to the United States criticized the Leahy Law which is a U.S. human rights law that prohibits the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense from providing military assistance to foreign military units that violate human rights. 

Reacting, the sponsor of the Law, US Senator Patrick Leahy said Buhari is misguided in his criticism as the law, which has so far stopped the US govt from assisting Nigeria in the war against Boko Haram, can't be blamed for the atrocities committed by the 'murderers and rapists in the Nigerian military'.

Interesting! Etcetera says "God won’t listen to Nigerian songs"

Etcetera has put a question before us, he said why do we listen to Nigeria Songs? Please lets try and answer him.

Read why he ask that question below:

Emmanuel Adebayor shows off garage ... See what is inside (~ _ ~)

Please mention a name of the car you can see in Emmanuel Adebayor's Garage and if you know the price say it too so we can estimate, can't do it alone

What you need to know about the US Presidential State Car aka 'The Beast'

Okay, I promise to bring the characteristics of the Official United States Presidential State Car, which is the Cadillac One - The Beast ....

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Wonder how small $500,000 can be? See Mariah Carey 18 Carat Diamond Necklace

This is how to make $500,000 look very small. Mariah Carey's boyfriend James Packer splash $500,000 on a yellow heart shaped diamond necklace for his sweetheart. Are you still wondering why she has those glowing smile on her face? Try wearing a $500,000 and tell me how it feels *winks*

The singer showed off her stunning new accessory on Instagram on Thursday, and not surprisingly was grinning from ear to ear.  Lets take a close look at the little but mighty piece ...

Kylie Jenner celebrates reaching 30M Followers on IG with Sexy Pics

Well she wants to take over her half sister Kim in the industry and she is mounting up wings already, how many followers does Kim have? Kylie Jenner now has 30m followers on Instagram, that's the way to go, Girl!

#LMAO! President Kenyatta's Chief of Staff chased away by US security as he posed by Obama's limo

Seriously! President Uhuru's PA, Jomo Gecaga seen above being chased away by US security as he posed by President Obama's Limo. Well, he also took some beautiful picture, see another photo after the cut ...

Photo: President Obama & his "beast" Limo arrive Kenya

Obama has arrived Kenya. A limousine with bullet proof glass nicknamed 'The Beast' arrived the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to pick him up. We will bring you more details of the Presidential Ride on our subsequent post. 

See more photos after the cut.

Don Jazzy cancel bet with Davido for a FIFA 15 Game

Don Jazzy decided to stick with fans plea to use the money for something better rather than bet N5million with Davido for a FIFA 15 Game

This US base Lady is accusing Timaya of rape with voice recordings and chats as evidence

An Atlanta based lady is currently on a rampage on Nigeria Dance Hall Singer, Timaya, according to what the anonymous lady is saying, she is accusing Timaya of rape. 

She went on to share chats between herself and a person she claims to be Timaya, she also shared voice recordings from their phone conversations. Recall, Timaya actually had a show on Saturday 18th in Atlanta and from the conversation, it seems the woman actually wanted Timay to cancel the show, but the show still went on

Presidency debunk romour that it will distrupt MEND ex-leaders meeting

The Presidency announce it has no plan to disrupt the "crucial" meeting of top MEND ex-Niger Delta militants scheduled to hold in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state on Saturday.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this on Friday in an interview, he said:

Five AS Roma Player denied entry to Indonesia for Club's preseason tour

Five players of the Italian football club AS Roma have been denied entry to Indonesia during the team's pre-season tour and have been forced to fly back to Italy, according to report by Al Jazeera. The reason for their denial is yet to be made know as the time of this report.

The squad which travelled from Australia, where it had played friendly matches against Real Madrid and Manchester City, and was in Indonesia on Saturday for its final stop on the tour.