Tuesday 28 June 2016

Suicide Attack at Istanbul Airport Leaves 10 persons dead

At least 10 people were killed Tuesday evening in a suicide attack at the international terminal of Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said.

Two explosions hit the airport — Turkey’s biggest — followed by gunfire, local television channels reported. “Unfortunately 10 people have been killed according to a preliminary toll,” Bozdag told parliament in Ankara.

Caitlyn Jenner poses with Olympic medal She won as Bruce Jenner for Sports Illustrated's July 2016 Issue

40 years after appearing as Bruce on a Sports Illustrated cover in 1976, Transgender Caitlyn Jenner proudly posed with the gold medal she won with a decathlon victory at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, on the July 2016 Cover of the Magazine.

Desmond Elliot shares elegant new photos

Nollywood actor, director and Lagos State House of Assembly member, Desmond Elliot, in elegant new photos shared via Instagram

DRAMA: See what happened when Heathrow Airport tweet to Welcome Burna Boy

Burna Boy arrived in the UK today and got a warm welcome from Heathrow airport via their Twitter handle. It was the music star's first trip to the UK in many years after he was ban from entering the country. 

Well the drama that took place next was really funny ... See comments above

Red Cross apologize over 'Racist' swimming pool poster that sparks Twitter outrage

The American Red Cross has apologized after a poster depicting pool safety rules was circulated on Twitter and slammed by users for being "super racist." 

The poster, which shows a crowd of cartoon children committing an array of poolside do's and dont's, was spotted at the Salida Pool and Recreation Department in Salida, Colorado by a twitter user who uploaded the picture causing a lot of backlashes. As you can see, it's only the black kids that are doing things that aren't cool in the pool ...

In a statement , the American Red Cross said: "The American Red Cross appreciates and is sensitive to the concerns raised regarding one of the water safety posters we produced.

Two suspected cable thieves caught, beating and tied to a transformer fence in Abuja

Angry mob last Wednesday nabbed two suspected cable thieves and tied them to a transformer fence at Anagada village, Gwagwalada Area Council.

According to Daily Trust, a resident of the community identified as LLiyasu said the two suspects allegedly went to vandalize a newly installed transformer at the outskirts of the community but a security guard at the village primary school heard strange sounds from the direction of the transformer and raised an alarm.

Nigerian doctors allegedly removed giant fibroid weighing 26kg from a woman

So there was a Facebook by Abraham OC Ogolo, who says some doctors at a Nigerian hospital removed a giant fibroid weighing 26kg from a woman's stomach. Further research says the surgery took place in 2014 in Nigeria.

His post below:
"Doctors from Safe Hands Medicare Center Nigeria have removed this. According to the hospitals social media report, confirmatory results shows that the mass weighed 26kg in Histopathology lab and was a 32cm degenerating fibroid. This makes it the Largest ever mass to be removed from an individual in any part of the world.

Osas and Gbenro Ajibade welcome baby girl

One year after getting married in July 2015, Osas and Gbenro Ajibade have welcomed their first child, a beautiful baby girl.

The couple welcomed their child on Monday, June 27, 2016, in the United States.

Comedian Akpororo writes open Apology to Kate Henshaw after misunderstanding

Early today we brought your report that Kate Henshaw took to her Instagram to issue a 48 hours ultimatum to comedian Akpororo and his team to remove her name and image from the flyer of their upcoming show.

Well, The comedian has reacted by writing an open apology letter to the veteran Nollywood actress.

Kevin Hart says ‘He is turning into Morgan Freeman’ at age 36

American actor and comedian Kevin Hart who turns 37 on July 6 has spoken about life at 36. The ‘Get Hard’ star told Entertainment Tonight: 
‘I’m turning into Morgan Freeman (79). I don’t know what’s going on. I think my older age is just going straight to my hair … It’s weird because only half of it goes grey, so it’s like I turn into this weird villain that didn’t make it to Marvel.

MCG Empire Boss, MC Galaxy signs Rwandan singer, Neza

Nigerian singer MC Galaxy who launched his record label MCG Empire in 2015 has signed a recording deal with fast rising Rwandan singer Patricia Neza Masozera, otherwise known as ‘Neza‘.

Neza who won the African Entertainment Award in 2012 as the Best Female act is a Rwandan singer based in Canada.

Since signing with MCG Empire, Neza has released her first song ‘My Baby’ produced by Wole Ogundare and featuring MC Galaxy.

Watch video below:

Lady Gaga's Chinese fans furious after Singer meeting with spiritual leader, Dalai Lama

Lady Gaga has joined the ranks of Western celebrities who have enraged Chinese fans by meeting with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Gaga has reportedly been added to a list of hostile foreign forces banned by China’s Communist party after she met with the Dalai Lama to discuss yoga.

The American pop singer met the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader on Sunday before a conference in Indianapolis.

Russell Brand engaged to pregnant girlfriend Laura Gallacher

Katy Perry’s ex-husband Russell Brand is set to walk down the aisle for the second time. He recently got engaged after proposing to long-term girlfriend Laura Gallacher, who is currently expecting the couple’s first baby.

The couple reportedly threw an engagement party at their home in Henley-on-Thames at the weekend, where they celebrated with friends and family.

Wiz Khalifa speaks on Breakup with Amber Rose

Wiz Khalifa in an interview with Playboy reflected on his breakup with Amber Rose ...
 "I was sad after it ended, but I wasn't depressed," he says. "I've never really been depressed in my life. I was sad because we were going through a lot and my son was involved, and that hurt me because my main goal is to raise my son how I want. I'm a control freak, and not being able to control that was weird. I didn't know how to deal with it and didn't understand that feeling. A year later, I'm way smarter and better equipped to deal with it." 

Popular Comedian Maleke Narrowly Escapes Death In Benin

A popular Comedian, Musician and Edo State President, Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria, Mr Maleke Idowu Moye narrowly escaped death yesterday when some suspected thugs allegedly attacked him with dangerous weapons and inflicted life-threatening injuries on him in Benin City.

According to reports, Maleke is currently receiving medical treatment at the hospital and he expressed shock at the attack.

Mavin Records and TMC signs new Management Deal

Mavin Records, founded by producer Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy has signed a new management deal with a Lagos-based creative talent firm, ‘The Temple Management Company‘ (TMC).

The deal was signed at the Victoria Island corporate office of the company on Monday June 27, 2016, between the CEO of TMC, Idris Olorunnimbe, and Mavin boss, Don Jazzy.

Cheating is bad, it is a cancer that eats you up, it destroys everything – Toke Makinwa

According to media personality and relationship adviser, Toke Makinwa one of the toughest battles an individual can face is being cheated on by a partner.

As the popular video blogger who has been enmeshed in an infidelity scandal with estranged husband Maje Ayida covers the latest edition of Glam magazine, she shared her take on the effects of cheating.
‘Matters of the heart are tough, incredibly tough. Cheating is bad; it is cancer that eats you up; it destroys everything. You see a confident woman become a shadow of herself when she has been cheated on,’ Toke said.

VIDEO: Demi Lovato cheated death three years ago

Born on August 20, 1992, in the United States, Demi Lovato thought she’d be dead at the age 21 (3 years ago) due to her alcohol and drug abuse.
‘I lived fast and I was going to die young. I didn’t think I would make it to 21,’ she opened up to American Way magazine.

Kate Henshaw warns Akpororo to desist from using her name for publicity, give him 48hrs Ultimatum

Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw who is being advertised as the host for comedian Akpororo‘s comedy show, Apkororo vs Akpororo, scheduled to hold on July 8, 2016, at Eko Hotel is very angry.

The actress through her management has issued a public disclaimer saying she’s not been contacted in any way or manner for the said event.

Kate Henshaw also writes,

Supermodel, Ojy Okpe Flaunts Her Hot Bod in Sexy Bikini

Ojy Okpe showed off her bangin’ bikini body while taking a dip in the ocean during a summer vacation on Monday, June 27.

The Popular New york based Nigerian model was discovered at the age of 17 by talent scout Jan Malan who entered her into the face of Africa competition.

PHOTO: Rihanna stylishly show off her thigh-high boots

The Barbadian singer ditched her sheer dresses and plunging necklines for a look that was more covered up as she stepped out for a night out on Sunday, June 26.

The ‘Work It’ singer, opted for an interesting combination for the outing, rocking a white top over a pair of tiny denim shorts which she completed with her denim chap boots from her collaboration with Manolo Blahnik. 

Maradona Pleads With Lionel Messi Not To Retire From International Football

Argentina’s greatest footballer of all time Diego Maradona has pleaded with is countryman and current Argentina captain Lionel Messi not to retire from International football following Argentina’s Copa America Centenario final loss to Chile.

After losing his fourth final for his country – after the World Cup two years ago and the Copa America in 2007 and 2015 – an emotional Messi said: ‘That’s it. It’s over for me with the national team. But Maradona has urged the Barcelona man to think carefully about his future.

In Anambra: Standard Organisation of Nigeria seals tyre marketing firms

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria has sealed premises of some tyre marketing companies in Awka and Onitsha in Anambra State for distributing suspected substandard tyres.

Head of SON in the state, Mr Samuel Ayuba, who led a team of officers on the operation on Tuesday, said that the raid was part of an effort to check further circulation of substandard tyres in the country.

Ayuba said that the tyres were brought into the country as new and were being sold as such, but explained that the outer layer of the tyres peeled off after covering some distance in journeys.

He said that it was based on reports of such incidents that the organisation decided to carry out an investigation of the complaints.

China Made airplane makes first commercial flight (PHOTO)

China’s homegrown regional jet made its first commercial flight Tuesday, operator Chengdu Airlines said, after years of delays raised questions about the country’s ambitious plans for domestically-produced planes.

Chengdu Airlines flew the ARJ21 from its eponymous home base, the capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, to the commercial hub Shanghai carrying 70 passengers.

More than half were paying customers who were aware they were flying in a new plane, an airline spokesman told AFP.

The ARJ21 — which stands for Advanced Regional Jet for the 21st Century — will ferry flyers on the Chengdu-Shanghai route three times a week, he added.

The inaugural flight was the culmination of a 14-year programme to make China a commercial aircraft manufacturer capable of competing with dominant foreign players Boeing and Airbus.

Tompolo to Buhari: Learn from Yar’Adua … don’t fight militants

Government Ekpemepulo, ex-militant leader better known as Tompolo, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to learn from the late President Umar Musa Yar’Adua.

Tompolo, who had earlier raised an alarm on the alleged seizure of the “golden crown” of Egbesu, an Ijaw deity, said a similar incident under Yar’Adua led to hostilities, which made the late president declare amnesty for militants.

He alleged that a manhunt for him by the military led to a lot of atrocities in Gbaramatu kingdom.
“Today is exactly 31 days after the invasion of the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom, Oporoza town, by your military led by Brig. General Faruk Yahaya of the 4th Brigade, Benin City, in search of me, with the allegation that I am the one behind the bombing and destruction of crude oil facilities in the Niger Delta region, and the incident happened in my absence, but I was informed that the army was on the loose, and committed so much abomination in the community,” he said in an open letter.

Dasuki approve $40 million payment to Jonathan’s cousin’s Company – Witness

A prosecution witness, Ibrahim Mahir, has testified that retired Col. Sambo Dasuki authorised the payment of 40 million dollars in favour of One Plus Holdings.

Mahir made this known when he testified in the case of Azibaola Roberts, cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday.

He said that Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA), instructed him to prepare a payment mandate of 40 million dollars in favour of the company.

President Buhari pays a total 638 YouWin Awardees N1.6bn

The federal government has paid N1.6 billion to 638 awardees of the Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin) programme, an initiative of the past government.

There have been fears about the government of President Muhammadu Buhari scrapping the programme, with series of protests over the delay in grants.

But Na’inna Dambatta, director of information at the ministry of information, said the money was paid in June.

He said under the programme which took off in 2011, a total of 18, 000 young entrepreneurs were trained in management and business skills for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

PHOTO Speaks: Fani-Fayode arraign before a Federal High Court in Lagos

Spokesperson of PDP presidential campaign and former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was arraigned by the EFCC before a Federal High Court in Lagos today for laundering N4.9bn.

Watch Moment when two Mature Girls Fight Dirty in Public ...Very Disgraceful

Watch that moment when two mature girls start fighting like little kids. Although, the cause of the fight is not really known, the two went at each other in a most violent way throwing hair extension everywhere.

See video below:

Moment when Sports Minister bump Into His Secondary School Classmate

Below how is how Minister of Sport, Barrister Solomon Dalung narrate how he met his secondary classmate on Facebook:
 "The surprise you get when you meet your secondary school classmate. I got it wow this afternoon at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos.

Guys, See this beautiful lady who is in search for a man

Joro Olumofin's matchmaking session has showcased the hot profile of a young lady based in Lagos named Racheal Nwobodo.

(PHOTO) For once Banky W isn't the Bestman, he is actually the Groom ...

Nigerian singer, Olubankole Wellington aka Banky W is looking stunning in these new wedding photos. Everyone is really wondering what is really happening?

Well, many have confessed that AMVCA 2016 best actress, Adesua Etomi and Banky W are the perfect matches after the singer released the pictures on his Instagram.

The photos were shot on the set of the #theweddingpartyfilm.

(PHOTO) Checkout the lookalike on Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren

Powerful Women ...

Lena Dunham blast Kanye West over "Famous Video"

Kanye West has been receiving lots of backlash over "Famous" video featuring a who's who of American celebrities. There's Rihanna, Bill Cosby, Ray-J, Kanye and Kim, Anna Wintour,  Amber Rose, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner and Taylor Swift. Each celebrity poses as a wax figure laying nude in bed in what is supposed to be a recreation of Vincent Desiderio's painting, "Sleep."

It's certainly art as spectacle. But as Dunham pointed out on Facebook, the video's disturbing display of female objectification is deeply sexist.
"Now I have to see the prone, unconscious, waxy bodies of famous women, twisted like they've been drugged and chucked aside at a rager? It gives me such a sickening sense of dis-ease," Dunham writes. 

Man prosecuted for allegedly raping her three daughters

For allegedly raping his three daughters, a 48-year-old man, Micheal Ogbar, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. 

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Tajudeen Elias, refused to hear his plea and remanded him in kirikiri prisons. 

Elias said the court had no jurisdiction over the case and therefore transferred the matter to Apapa Magistrates’ Court. 

Lecturer caught assaulting a students in Niger state (VIDEO)

This incident happened at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai in Niger state recently. The lecturer was filmed giving one of his students some resounding slaps and then dragging him out of the class. 

See video below: 

Alan Shearer up for England head-coach job after Roy Hodgson resign

Former Newcastle United striker, Alan Shearer believes he has what it takes to replace Roy Hodgson after the 68-year-old resigned following England’s abysmal exit from the Euros on Monday night.

Alan Shearer, who now works as a BBC football pundit, said he once approached the England FA to declare his intention for the job but he was turned down due to his “lack of experience”.
“I went to see the FA about four or five years ago and said I wanted the job,” Shearer told the BBC.”
“They just looked at me and said ‘No, it’s a lack of experience’. I said: ‘well, you’ve hired experience, you pay them an absolute fortune, I could not have done any worse than those guys’.”

First female cab driver in India found dead in her home

Veerath Bharathi, Uber's first female cab driver in India, was found dead in her rented house in the city's northwest suburb, police said on Tuesday, June 28.
"It appears to be a case of suicide, as the victim's (V. Bharathi) body was found hanging by a cloth-like rope from the ceiling of a room by her landlord on Monday night," Sanjay Nagar police inspector Prakash said.
Though no suicide note was found in her house, police registered a case of unnatural death and shifted the body to a state-run hospital for autopsy to ascertain the cause of Bharathi's death.

Student of Idia College, Benin receives classes in bare floor

Photo credit: Ena Ofugara

Students of Queen Idia College in Benin City, Edo State are pictured sitting on the bare floor of their classroom due to lack of chairs and other sitting facilities.

Lamar Odom and kids enjoy timeout in Disneyland (PHOTO)

Wayne Rooney says he won't retire from International Football after Euro 2016 exit

England and Manchester captain Wayne Rooney has revealed he won't retire his International career after Roy Hodgson quit as England manager last night following Iceland's shock win over England in the last 16 draw of Euro 2016.

The Manchester United forward did not have his best game as Roy Hodgson’s men were humiliated on Monday night, with some calling for him to be axed from the squad before the start of this tournament.

However, Rooney said after the game that he will make himself available for the next England manager, and that he is still enjoying playing for his country.

Nollywood Actress Chika Ike flaunts her very expensive Hermes Bag ...

Nice pictures ... Is that a Denim Jean, love the combination

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Goes to China to Shop for $50bn Investment

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu is currently in China looking for a way to raise about $50 billion to upgrade and build new oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria.

Speaking about the plan, Kachikwu, in an interview he granted to Bloomberg yesterday, said he was in the country to attract investments that would help Nigeria bridge the infrastructure gap in her upstream; midstream and downstream petroleum sectors.

According to a report by ThisDay, Kachikwu said he had signed a “potential investment” upstream deal worth $8.5 billion with China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO).

Mike Ezuruonye share Feeding Bottle with his Cute Nephew

Popular Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye shared the funny yet adorable photos and video on his Instagram page yesterday, of himself and his adorable Nephew both drinking from feeding bottles.

He captioned it:
“Drink responsible is the message from My Nephew. He’s all Grown now but years after we still drink From our Various Feeding bottles(different sizes) ..We say Cheers to a Happy Sunday.”

AKA and Bonang Matheba PDA Session At The 2016 BET Awards

South African media personality, Bonang Matheba had a P.D.A with her South African rapper beau, AKA at the 2016 BET Awards.

She was photoed giving her a hot peck on the cheeks as they posed for the cameras. The stunning couple were at the Microsoft Theater in LA yesterday for the honorary event.

For those that want Banky W to Get Married, See His Conditions ...

EME boss Banky W has in a recent interview with Urban Superstar Top 10 with Abby spoken about his kind of woman. The star also addressed the Tee Billz and Tiwa Savage marital saga.

Read excerpts from the interview below:

On Tiwa Savage and Tunji Balogun:

See cute photo of Footballer Obafemi's Son (PHOTO)

The little boy has grown into a cute young man ...

See Details why Oritsefemi arrested His Former Manager Danku

The Lagos state police command stormed the Muson Centre, Onikan, to arrest Oritsefemi’s former manager, Yusuf Adepitan, also known as Danku.

via TheNet.ng
That the arrest took place on the red carpet of the comedy concert Pencil Unbroken which was held yesterday night at the Muson centre and industry sources confirm Oritsefemi is behind the arrest.
 The arrest is by all accounts linked to his beef with Danku which started last year. “It was like a Hollywood movie, they just stormed the red carpet and whisked him away” said an eyewitness.

Have you seen @falzthebahdguy and his BET Award? (See Here)

Falz show off his BET Award, Congrat My Guy ...

Ladies you think you are Curvy? See guy with Biggest Hips in the World

Say what, could this be natural? Read on ...
A 20-year-old Boy named Micah is trending on Instagram with his alleged “biggest natural hips and bum”.
Even though the bootylicious young man who’s an upcoming R&B singer has some followers who regularly bash him for looking more like a woman, Micah does not bother himself with what they say.

Edo Apostle finally speak on “How a Married Female Gospel Singer Died in His Hotel Room”

The news was everywhere: A married female gospel singer, Yvonne Omoarebokhae, died in a hotel room in Benin, Edo State on April 8, 2016. The room was occupied by Apostle Psalm Okpe, General Overseer of Fresh Oil Ministries, Lagos.

There were many angles to the story. Some alleged that she was poisoned. Others insinuated that she was drugged. Yet others claimed she died after sleeping with the pastor.

The Benue State-born televangelist was arrested and detained for about two months. He regained freedom on June 2, 2016,and has now explained his side of the story in an exclusive chat with Daily Sun.