Wednesday 26 August 2015

Rapper AKA and his babymama DJ Zinhle split just weeks after welcoming a baby

Music couple Zinhle Jiyane and rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, who welcomed a baby girl about a month ago, have split. The popular South African DJ announced the split today on her site. 
"After a great deal of thought, reflection and discussion we have decided to end our relationship of three years. We entered our relationship with love and it’s with love and kindness we leave it. We both wish nothing but a great future for each other and remain dear and trusted friends as well as co-parents to our wonderful baby Kairo, whose happiness and well-being remains our number one priority. We both deeply care for each other and remain close friends." the couple said in a statement

Serena Williams shows off her explosive derriere in new Photo

Lol, this is what you a real derriere (buttock) looks like. The World Number Tennis Star show off her massive butt on Instagram

Nigerian female traveler assaulted by Turkish Airlines staff, Selim Tartan

So this actually happened today in Istanbul and the victim who uses Instagram handle @addictbypawprint shares the story. And right is the man she captured on camera trying to take her phone. Below is what she wrote, 
"I checked in and my boarding pass said I was on stand by. The guy who checked me in told me to go and wait at the gate that I might be lucky to fly. I asked him why I was not informed as I bought a confirmed ticket that I needed to see the manager. Then the manager comes and said I should go and check the website for the terms of Turkish airline because a confirmed ticket did not mean I would definitely get a seat on the flight.

Serena Williams talks Racism on Cover of New York Times Magazine

Not sure on while Forbes has to rank Maria Sharapova more than her considering what Serena Williams has won in the last few years which makes her Number One in the Tennis World. With a total of 21 Grand Slam singles titles and only four losses in 25 appearances in the finals, Forbes decided to still rank Maria Sharapova higher than Serena Williams. Serena Williams covers this weeks New York Times mag & speaks candidly about it

Serena spoke with New York Times,

Scores of dead refugees found on boat off Libya coast

Italian and Swedish coastguards said they found Scores of bodies of refugees in the hold of a boat off the coast of Libya

According to Aljazeera, the discovery was made after a Swedish ship, called the Poseidon, was sent to the aid of the stricken vessel by the Italian coastguard, which said it was simultaneously coordinating rescue operations for multiple boats carrying at least 2,000 people.

Swedish coastguard spokesman Mattias Lindholm told the AFP news agency that they had been able to save 439 people on the wooden boat.

Iyanya and Girlfriend Freda Francis feature in Romantic Photo

It has actually been over the media that this two Iyanya and Freda where dating, but it was all a usual rumour talk, but Iyanya confirmed the sweet romance today after sharing a first love up picture of himself and Freda. When celeb start getting official with their relationship expect something soon from them

Appeal Court upholds Ambode’s victory also fined the challenger Jimi Agbaje

According to report, the Court of Appeal sitting today affirmed the verdict of the Lagos State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, and declared Ambode the bonafide winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship election in Lagos State.

Agbaje’s appeal was dismissed by the court on the grounds of incompetence.

The five-man appeal panel also ordered him to compensate each of the respondents in the sum of N50,000 each.

Reporter and Cameraman shot by unknown gunman on-air

A reporter and cameraman were shot while broadcasting with one injured in Moneta, Virginia, in a shooting that was partially captured on video which has now been taking down due to violation of youtube privacy on Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around 6:45 am at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake. A news crew from WDBJ7 local news was on the scene to film a segment for the morning news when several shots rang out. Screams followed and the camera recording the feature fell, as producers cut to the shocked studio news team.

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan signs peace deal with rebels

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels more than a week after refusing to do so, at a ceremony in the capital Juba attended by African regional leaders.

The presidents of Kenya and Uganda, and the prime minister of Ethiopia, who all helped mediate the negotiations, were at signing event on Wednesday.

Rebel leader Riek Machar signed the accord in the Ethiopian capital last week, but Kiir had said on the same day that his government needed more time to study the text.

Don't Negotiate with Boko Haram, Group tells Buhari

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has urged the federal government to shelve any plan to dialogue with the Boko Haram terroritst group, arguing that such efforts may be an exercise in futility.

According to a former Inspector General of Police who is also the ACF Chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Coomasie, previous attempts at a peaceful resolution of the prolonged Boko Haram terrorism did not yield the desired results.

Coomasie who spoke at a press conference in Kaduna yesterday, also chided Igbo elders and leaders for allegedly failing to condemn those promoting the revival of Biafra.

Femi Falana: The Most Successful Loot Recovery in the World Happened Under PDP

Femi Falana, a famous Lagos lawyer, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption strategy, suggesting that GEJ fought corruption in more civilized ways than Buhari.

The Lagos lawyer in a Channels TV programme said that: “contrary to the general belief that former President closed his eyes to corruption, President Goodluck Jonathan did so much in the fight against corruption including the sack of three of his ministers for alleged graft.”

Falana went on to give a critique of Nigeria’s anti-corruption efforts after the end of the Abacha era under which President Buhari served as PTF Chairman. According to him, “Since the Sani Abacha period, every government has tried one way or the other to fight corruption.

Philipinnes receive US$300,000 donation from Nigeria Government

Ambassador Buba Tekune, Charge d’Affaires of the Federal Government of Nigeria, turned over to Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, a donation amounting US$300,000.00 (equivalent to PH14,000,000.00) and housing/construction materials to support the Government’s Post-Haiyan rehabilitation efforts and to benefit the Filipino victims of Typhoon Haiyan in a turnover ceremony held at the DSWD on August 19.

The simple ceremonial turnover was also attended by DSWD Assistant Secretary Vilma Cabrera, Mr. Murtala Jimoh, Senior Counsellor/Head of Chancery of the Nigerian Embassy, Director Leilani S. Feliciano, Director, Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Middle East and African Affairs, and some members of the Philippine media.

Ed Sheeran fake giant lion tattoo

British singer's Ed Sheeran has come out to say the giant lion tattoo which he show off few days ago was just a stunt and was not real. 

The british singer's revelation of his large lion tattoo got him quite a bit of criticism earlier this month but Sheeran captioned the new snap shot saying: ''Was only joking about the lion''

Ed showed his 'appreciation', by later tweeting: '‘Lion is courtesy of @kp_est78, who puts up with me complaining about the pain.’

Sister to donate her kidney to American 110m World Record Holder

American hurdler, Olympic champion and 110m world record holder Aries Merritt  has a rare genetic disorder which will force him to undergo a kidney transplant and will receive a kidney from his sister on 1 September.

Merritt ran 13.25 seconds to win his heat on Wednesday to qualify for Thursday's semi-finals. He said he "felt like a weight was lifted" after being able to share his plight with others.

Photo: Ben Affleck seen without wedding ring for the first time since split

Ever since the rumour of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner split, the couple has kept their wedding rings on and this led to lot of question if both of them where getting back together. 

But it seems the of the pair getting back together is now a shamble as Ben was picture for the first time, without his wedding ring as he stepped out ion Tuesday. Lets just hope he forgot to wear the ring.

WICKEDNESS: Landlord sets tenant ablaze in Lagos (PHOTO)

Sola Solomon a landlord in the Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State, has allegedly poured petrol and set fire to one of his tenants, identified simply as Abeeb, aka Ogbon.

PUNCH Metro gathered that as the victim struggled to put out the flames, the 67-year-old landlord pushed him down from the top floor of the three-storey building.

The father of one was said to have landed with a thud, as the flames ate through his body.
Our correspondent was told that Abeeb had barely spent five months in the house located on Iga Idunganran Street, Idumota, when he was killed.

Janet Jackson Writes Heartfelt Message to Aaliyah on 14th Anniversary of Her Death

Janet Jackson remember Aaliyah after 14 years when she died. She took to her twitter page to pen a heartfelt message to the singer who died in a plane crash.

She captioned her post ""I know u r there shining down on me," ... See post after the cut:

Man name God ordered to change his name in Indonesia

Indonesia’s top Islamic authority has called on a man named “Tuhan” and translated God in English - to change his name or have his access to public services denied, local media reported Tuesday.

Tuhan, a 42-year-old carpenter, has become a focus of public attention in the country over the past week after a copy of his identity card showing his single name spread over the Internet.

Big Sis Kim Kardashian Helping Brother Rob on weightlost With Morning Workout

It seems these two are now cool after their fight in July. Rob has always kick against her sister, Kim Kardashian but recent union seems they are both cool now. 

Rob Kardashian, 27, who has been through some personal struggles since 2014, especially with his weight would be please to see her big Sister Kim Kardashian, 34, help him drop some major pounds. 

Kim tweeted below: 

President Buhari orders removal of Police orderlies from VIPs

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the withdrawal of police orderlies from unauthorised persons. The president gave the directive last week when he met with the Ministry of Police Affairs.
According to statement yesterday release by the Police Service Commission (PSC), he said Very Important Persons (VIPs) not entitled to police orderlies should look elsewhere for security cover.

The Head, Press and Public Relations of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, added that a high level monitoring team had been deployed at the airports, highways and other public places to enforce the directive.

Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie expecting another baby

Mr Okojie isn't waiting time at all! Actress Mercy Johnson is pregnant with her third child. The mother of two, who welcomed a son last year, is already in her second trimester. According to LIB source said she will definitely give birth before the end of the year. Big congrats to Mercy and her husband.

Celine Dion: "My Husband René wants to die in my arms"

Celine Dion has been by the side of her husband René Angélil throughout his battle with throat cancer, and she insists she will be there until the end. The singer has bravely opened up about how she and her family are coping with René's illness, and explained why she is returning to her Las Vegas residency now following a year-long hiatus.

Last known Patient of Ebola leaves Sierra Leone's hospital

Goodnews from Sierra Leone as the last known Ebola patient has been released from hospital, raising hopes the west African nation may finally have beaten the devastating epidemic.

According a report by Aljazeera, President Ernest Bai Koroma hailed "the beginning of the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone" pn Tuesday as Adama Sankoh, 34, was released from hospital in Makeni, the country's third-largest city, in a festive ceremony.

New Super Eagle Coach Sunday Oliseh gets N6.5m official car

The Nigerian Football Federation shared photos of this Nissan Altima 2.5 SL 2015 Model Car bought for Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh as his official car. The car was delivered to the NFF Secretariat in Abuja this afternoon, Car dealers says the car is worth N6.5m

Arik Air staff arrested with cocaine at Hearthrow airport

A flight attendant with Arik Air was yesterday night arrested at Heathrow Airport, London for allegedly possessing 2.76 kilogramme of a substance suspected to be cocaine. The man has been identified as Chika Egwu Udensi. Spokesman of the airline, Mr. Ola Adebanji, in a statement released today, said the airline is presently investigating the matter. Read the statement after the cut...

Part Statement reads

Dabota Lawson & Billionaire hubby quash break up rumor

Dabota Lawson and Billionaire Hubby has quash rumor report that they are breaking up. Just yesterday there was report that Dabota's eight month marriage to her billionaire husband, Sunny Aku had packed up. 

In a lovely message on Instagram the couple debunk the rumours.

See the video they released after the cut ...

Photo: Chris Brown debut new Head Tattoo

Chris Brown has a new head tattoo, but it seems his fans where not please about it, so he took the pic off his page

Solution to Instagram Embed Code Not Working on Blogger

Yes, I have battled about this for a while before I was able to come up with a solution. I even went online and did a lot of research but yet none could provide the answer to the problem I was going through with blogger and Instagram.

Ok, here is the problem, when I try to post embedded pictures or short videos from Instagram to by blog it won't show. Everything look just fine when I am copying the embedded code into my post and when I view it after what it won't show the picture or the video, it will only show a rectangular shape of the picture of video and nothing more.

Oh No! John Legend and Chrissy Teigen heading for divorce?

MediaTakeOut release a statement below:
John Legend and new wife Chrissy Teigen are the picture perfect couple on the outside.. but we just heard from an extremely well placed insider - that the two are already headed for divorce. According to a top insider, who worked on a show with Chrissy - the two constantly argue.

French terror train gunman led into court by bulletproof jacket-wearing officers

Moroccan gunman Ayoub El Khazzani was flanked by four armed police officers in bulletproof vests as he was escorted into the Paris courthouse wearing prison scrubs. The 25-year-old, who boarded a Paris-bound train armed with a Kalashnikov, a Luger automatic pistol, ammunition and a box-cutter, is being questioned by counter-terrorism investigators.

Khazzani opened fire, wounding a man before being wrestled to the floor and subdued by three young Americans - off-duty servicemen Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone and their student friend Anthony Sadler - and a Briton, 62-year-old business consultant Chris Norman.  

[Mail Online]

Man give up his Hotel fior use as hospital for IDPs

Pic credit: Imam Imam
A man simply indentify as Ray handed over his hotel to the Catholic Church for use as a hospital for IDPs FOC

Dear Lord! Heartrending Photo of a Syrian Father Carrying her sleeping daughter & selling Pen

The photo above was capture in Beirut, Lebanon, a Syrian father carrying her sleeping daughter and selling Biro. This is how the world has turn into ... very heartbroken pics

NIS Senior Officers: "Jonathan recruited 1600 into Immigration, not Suspended Boss"

Some concerned Senior officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service have released a statement defending their suspended boss, Mr. David Parradang, in the controversial recruitment exercise that rocked the agency during the last administration. 

Femi Adesina, spokesperson of President Buhari last week stated that Parradang was suspended by president Buhari for his alleged involvement in the recruitment exercise that led to the death of 16 applicants. 

Read the statement release by some officers below: