Tuesday 24 January 2017

Oscars apologize for Amy Adams, Tom Hanks website flub

Amy Adams and Tom Hanks weren’t nominated for Oscars Tuesday morning — but the awards show’s official website led people to believe otherwise when they mistakenly posted a nominees list that included the two actors in the Best Actor and Best Actress categories.

The live-stream announcement said Ruth Negga was nominated in the Best Actress category for her performance in Loving, but, according to screengrabs, the website replaced her name with Adams, who starred in Best Picture nominee Arrival. The website also added Hanks to the Best Actor category for his role in Sully. Both Adams and Hanks have since been removed from the official list.

Aargh! Lady gave BF 800k to travel abroad ... Guy gets there block her on all social platform

According to this twitter user, his cousin was hospitalized after the boyfriend she loaned N800k to traveled abroad blocked her on social media when he got there.

Kirsten Dunst wears the same dress 13 years later

Imagine rocking a dress you wore 13 years ago.Incredible right? Actress Kirsten Dunst rocked this white dress she wore to the 2004 Vanity Fair Oscar Party to a Chopard event in Paris..Which suits her best?


I am a child of grace - Toke Makinwa shares powerful message

Media personality and author, Toke Makinwa shared this lovely photo with a powerful message.

She wrote:

Kidnapped Turkish School Students, Teachers Regain Freedom

The five staff and three students of the Tulip International School, located in the Isheri area of Ogun State, who were abducted from their school premises by gunmen have been released. They were released on Tuesday evening after spending 11 days in captivity.

One of the parents told Channels Television that ransom worth millions was paid through a negotiator and the gunmen gave the assurance that the victims would be released.

Just Wow! Amazing story of how a couple met on Twitter ... This is worth you time 👇👇

This is so interesting, all guys should learn to appreciate their wife like this.

Twitter user, @naijageek took out time today to appreciate his wife on Twitter and also revealed they met on the social media platform when he barely had anything. 

Read the interesting story below:

Quilox club reacts to photos of Tonto Dikeh's husband & Rosaline Meurer clubbing together

Quilox club on the 16th of January uploaded photos of Tonto Dikeh's husband, Churchill and his alleged mistress, Rosaline on their Instagram page in their club.

The comment left by an Instagram user, and the fact that they posted the photos on the same day got people talking. Well, Quilox have come out to say they didn't club on the same day.

They posted the photo above and wrote;

Respect each other except she stole your man - Iheoma Nnadi advices ladies

The ex-MBGN queen who is rumoured to be pregnant for her footballer fiance Emmanuel Emenike, took to her Instagram page to pass this powerful message to ladies.

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Photo: Timaya becomes Hennessy Ambassador

Singer Timaya aka Sound Buoy, took to is social media page to announce that he has bag another endorsement. 

It is just January!!! Congratulations Egberipapa 1

Lol! Check out the 'erotic' chat between Pretty Mike and his Ex-girlfriend

Club owner, Pretty Mike just shared a private message he had with his ex-girlfriend who felt he shouldn't be using a feeding bottle when she is available.

'Our President is on Vacation' - Rugged Man writes

Rapper, Ruggedman took to his Instagram page to outline some things going on in the country while the president left for vacation.

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Trump Revives Pipeline Project Rejected by Obama

President Trump moved assertively on Tuesday to further dismantle his predecessor’s policies as he revived the Keystone XL pipeline that stirred years of debate over the balance between the nation’s energy needs and efforts to stem climate change.

Former President Barack Obama rejected the proposed 1,179-mile pipeline in 2015, arguing that it would undercut American leadership in curbing the reliance on carbon energy. Mr. Trump signed a document clearing the way to government approval of the pipeline as well as for the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.

Igbos should have a go at the Presidency in 2019 - OBJ

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed his take on an Igbo president come 2019.

Obasanjo made this on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 while while playing host to the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State chapter, at his Abeokuta Hilltop residence.

Throwing his weight behind the South-East geopolitical zone, Obasanjo reportedly said he thinks the South East should also have a go at the presidency in 2019 general elections.

Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi loses father-in-law

Captain of the Super Eagles John Mikel Obi is currently mourning the death of his father-in-law Diyanchecko.

Russian millionaire, Diyanchecko who is the father of Mikel’s wife Olga died after a long-term illness.

Mr Lover, Drake enjoys dinner with mystery woman in Amsterdam (Photos)

Drake may have been dating Jennifer Lopez since December, but he was spotted enjoying the company of another pretty brunette as he went for dinner at a Japanese restaurant in Amsterdam on Monday.

He seemed in good spirits as he chatted away with his female companion. See more photos below:

Young woman shares photos of her recovery along with an inspiring message

Connie Inglis shares this inspiring and honest post about how to love your body. She shared the photo above and wrote;
"January 23rd 2016- January 23rd 2017

President Buhari Confirms Magu As EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to reconsider and confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Senate President Bukola Saraki read Mr. Buhari’s letter notifying the lawmakers of the re-nomination on Tuesday, just after the Senate returned from an executive session.

Joleon Lescott signs for Sunderland until the end of the season

Sunderland have signed former England international Joleon Lescott on a short-term deal until the end of the season.

Lescott, 34, a two-time Premier League winner with Manchester City, had been a free agent since departing AEK Athens in November after less than three months at the club.

The Blacks Cats, however, have opted to sign the defender, who reunites with manager David Moyes, having played under him at Everton.

Nasarawa State | Government begins crackdown on open defecation

The Director of Public Health in the Nasarawa State Ministry of Health, Mr Ibrahim Alhassan, said on Tuesday that the ministry would sanction any resident caught engaging in open defecation.

Alhassan said that the ministry was collaborating with other agencies to enforce the law on open defecation.

He also said that the ministry would be more proactive in enforcing the law in order to promote personnel and environmental hygiene while preventing outbreak of diseases.

RCCG warns pastors and members against Ponzi schemes

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has warned its Pastors and members against using the church platform to participate in Ponzi schemes.

A memo issued by the General Secretary of the church, Pastor Johnson Odesola, to all Pastors in charge of regions and provinces, threatened disciplinary actions against defaulting members.

According to the memo, the doctrine of the church does not support get rich quick schemes.

See What They Did To This Man Who Stole Groundnut Oil

After pleading guilty to stealing, a 28-year-old man, Isamila Babalola was on Tuesday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Babalola, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a one-count charge of stealing.

According to Prosecutor Eruada Victor, the accused committed the offence on Jan. 22 at the Sunday Market in Ogba, Lagos state.

Nude painting of South Korean president sparks outrage

A nude painting of impeached South Korean president Park Geun-Hye met a violent end at the country’s parliament Tuesday, reports said, as supporters tore the work — which evokes Edouard Manet’s Olympia off the wall and destroyed it.

The image was part of an exhibition at the National Assembly featuring works by 22 artists lampooning Park and her confidante Choi Soon-Sil, who is at the centre of the corruption scandal that led to Park’s impeachment.

In Manet’s 19th-century original, on display in the Musee d’Orsay in Paris, a naked white woman widely identified as a prostitute stares boldly out at the viewer while a black servant brings her flowers.

President Trump orders removal of Islamic symbols, practices in the White house

Obama was seen storming away from the West Wing after staffers from Donald Trump’s transition team began preparing the executive offices for the new administration. On Trump’s orders, one of Obama’s most secretive rituals is being reversed and all signs of it removed from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

For the past 8 years, to appease any Muslims working at or visiting the White House, silence has been ordered during the 5 times of Islamic prayer each day. In addition, prayer rugs and crescent moon symbols are available in several areas of the executive mansion to make Muslims more comfortable.

The administration has defended the practice by asserting that it also observes several other religious moments of silence and prayer out of respect, including a full 15 seconds for Christianity on Sunday morning while a chaplain blesses a staff breakfast.

Rooney has shut his critics up – Michael Carrick

Wayne Rooney has “shut people up over the years” on the way to becoming Manchester United’s all-time record goal scorer, Michael Carrick has said.

Rooney reached 250 career goals for United, surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton’s total of 249, when he curled home a late free-kick in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Stoke City on Saturday.

Cross River: Nurses, midwives on strike over lopsided appointment

The Cross River chapter of the National Association of Nigerian nurses and midwives has embarked on an indefinite strike.

The action follows the lopsided appointment of a level 13 public health officer who is to head a primary health centre in Obudu, Calabar while level 16 and 17 officers were sidelined.

Jackie Chan collaborates with Bollywood for ‘Kung Fu Yoga’

What do you get when Hong Kong martial arts expert Jackie Chan collaborates with a host of Indian film actors? An action-adventure movie titled “Kung Fu Yoga” of course.

Screen legend Chan was in Mumbai this week to promote his latest flick a slapstick comedy by Hong Kong director Stanley Tong that also features Bollywood’s Sonu Sood.
“Kung Fu Yoga”, which is released in China this weekend and in India on February 3, centres on two professors who embark on an epic journey to find lost treasure.

Photos: Bobrisky Shows Off His Hot Female PA

Male barbie, Bobrisky, who is also dubbed as Nigeria’s Snapchat ‘king’ has shown off his quite beautiful Personal Assistant – weeks back, he had said he was in want of a new PA and he has obviously gotten himself a stunning.

Aww! Check out these photos of the Clintons at Donald Trump and Melanie’s wedding

U.S President, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may be political rivals these days, but ten years ago the duo looked like best of friends while being photographed at the billionaire mogul’s third wedding.

A photo from Donald’s 2005 wedding to Melania shows the Republican front-runner and the Democratic front-runner with their arms around one another smiling for the camera.

Photos: Man convicted of three murders as a teen, kills himself in prison

A man who broke into a classmate’s home in 2007 and stabbed the teenager and his parents to death in 2007 has killed himself in prison.

Cumberland County Deputy Coroner Jeff Miller said on Monday that 25-year-old Alec Kreider was found hanging in his cell Friday at the state prison in Camp Hill.

The Department of Corrections says staff members tried to revive Kreider after a guard found him unconscious in his cell. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

“As A Man, It Is Not In My Place To Initiate Such Ideas” – Bisi Alimi Cancels March For Nigerian Women

UK Based Gay Rights activist, Bisi Alimi, had planned to march for Nigerian women against rape, domestic violence and child marriage on February 21st.

But he has cancelled his plans, saying his role is to engage fellow men on respecting women. He wrote:

American female rapper, Remy Ma says she may not be able to carry her own child because of miscarriage

American female rapper, Remy Ma has revealed she suffered a miscarriage on a recent episode of Love & Hip Hop, and on her Instagram page.

Early in the episode, Remy revealed that she was indeed carrying a child and decided to surprise her husband, Papa Pap with the good news.

But that amazing high was met with a devastating low when Remy learned that not only was she losing the baby due to an ectopic pregnancy, but that she wouldn’t be able to carry any more children on her own from this point forward.

Kemi Olunloyo calls Anita Joseph a WHORE for advising ladies to have multiple boyfriends

Anita Joseph in a new post on Instagram has advised all ladies to cheat on their boyfriend, and also have multiple love affairs at the same time.

She shared an image of herself with the caption:

Actor Van Vicker celebrates his wife as she turns 40

Ghanaian actor Van Vicker took to his Instagram today to share beautiful photos of his wife of 14 years and the mother of his 3 children Adjoa and showered her with sweet words as she turns a year older today.

Minister To Nigerian Youths: “Quit Whining, Nobody Owes You Anything”

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has the nation’s youths to ‘quit whining’, that nobody owes them anything.

Fayemi made this known in a lecture titled ‘The Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building’ at the 2017 UNILAG Convocation Lecture in Lagos, on Monday.

Fayemi who went on memory line told the graduating students of his Alma Mater that as a UNILAG graduate and a post-graduate student in the United Kingdom for him to survive, he drove taxis and worked as a security guard, amongst several other menial jobs.

“If Anything Happens To My Family, I Hold You Responsible” – Cool FM OAP Dotun Calls Out Man (Photo)

Cool Fm OAP, Dotun Ojuolape has moments ago, called out a man, Akinkunmi who he says stole from him even after all the help he gave to him.

He shares the whole story on Instagram:

Tonto Dikeh reveal plans to send over 1000 children to school

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is currently working on her Back to School project.

Her manager in a chat with Pulse Nigeria said:
“Tonto Dikeh is currently working on her back to school project and would get back to you by weekend.”

Actress Yvonne Nelson loses her dad

Father of celebrated Ghanaian actress and producer, Yvonne Nelson has passed. He died on Monday according to sources.

Yvonne has confirmed the sad news early Tuesday but didn’t give further details.

The popular actress has not been that close to her father because while growing up, her mum has always occupied that father space.

As Lai Mohammed manifests the lie in his name by Reno Omokri

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Lai Mohammed, in true manifestation of his name, told a lie, when he scolded the advocacy group Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) by saying that their use of 'impudent' language should "should have been reserved for those who did nothing in the first 500 days of the girls’ abduction".

Of course Nigerians know that Lai Mohammed is synonymous with lying and it is no wonder that the Oby Ezekwesili led BBOG are firing at him, but to say that the Jonathan administration 'did nothing' to rescue the Chibok girls is a lie that will not go unchallenged.

UN envoy reveals 7.1m Boko Haram survivors eat one meal a day

No fewer than 11 million survivors of the destructive Boko Haram insurgents are in desperate need of humanitarian aids.

Mr Toby Lanzer, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, said this while Spotlighting the desperate plight of millions in Africa’s Lake Chad basin.

The top United Nations humanitarian official for the Sahel region also called for international solidarity with the people in urgent need.

Banky W shows off some incredible dance moves (Photos)

Banky W is one of those Nigeria artist who love to dance in his musical video, notably on some of his hit songs like, Jaiye Orimi, Yes Or No and others. But he seems to have taken it a notch higher for his new video, Blessing me and doesn't care about haters. 

He wrote:

Looking for a definition of true love? Just take a look at this photo

The above photo of an African lady and her older white husband will make you believe in love. 

Please drop your comments to wish them a happy marriage!

Overcooking potatoes, burning toast could increase the risk of cancer - Experts warns

According to a new report by food experts, it has been discovered that overcooking potatoes could increase the risk of cancer.

Food Standards Agency is urging cooks to move away from fried, baked and toasted foods and not serve anything more than a light golden yellow.

The warnings are based on concerns about consumption of the chemical acrylamide, which is caused by the browning process.

Lion bites head and legs of two animal keepers while they were bathing him

A lion bit the heads and legs of two animal keepers while they were bathing him inside a cage in preparation for a photo shoot.

The lion, reportedly a 10-year-old male, was chained and did not escape.

The keepers, a man in his 20s, and a female in his 50s, remain conscious but were severely injured.

I am beautiful, I am smart, I am an enigma, I AM A CHILD OF GOD - Singer Omawumi

Singer Omawumi shared a moving message about believing in oneself. She shared the above photo with the caption below:

Four domestic staff and Driver of Former Jigawa Governor arrested for stealing his N100m

The Assistant Inspector-General, AIG, in charge of Police Zone 1, Kano, has detained a driver and four domestic staff of former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, over alleged theft of N100 million.

Security sources in Kano confided in Vanguard that the five suspects were taken into custody last Thursday, following “personal complaint” to the police by Alhaji Sule Lamido.

The multiple sources further revealed that the money, which was allegedly kept under “ground bunker” in the wife’s wing of the multi-billion naira apartment at NNDC Quarters of Kano, was pilfered to “insignificant amount” before it was discovered.

So cute! Photo of a white and black model

Stunning girls!

Not Again! Tonto Dikeh's husband and Actress Rosaline Meurer spotted partying at nightclub

Rosaline Meurer at Quilox
When you think all is well between Tonto Dikeh and her estranged husband, Churchill, you get this heartbreaking report. 

According to Miss Petite Naija report, she was busy minding her own business on the internet when she came across this photo of Rosaline Meurer, on Quilox club's page. The comment she circled in red caught her attention, so she decided to scroll through and lo and behold, Tonto Dikeh's husband Churchill was also at the club on the same day.

Tonto Dikeh shows off results of her drug tests for cocaine, cannabis & more

Tonto Dikeh has responded to some reports that her marriage broke down because her husband found out she was smoking marijuana and taking hard drugs.She has undergone tests and they all came out negative. See the result and what she wrote below:

Actress Stella Damasus shares makeup free photo

Nollywood star actress and musician, Stella Damasus shared the above photo which she caption ... 'Makeup free day'

Sometimes it seems these celebs get tired of applying makeup ... Maybe we should have a celebrity makeup-free challenge, what do you think?

Wet and Sexy photo of Iggy Azalea and Ljay in hot PDA

Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea, has been photographed with her new man, producer, Ljay Currie.

The 26-year old rapper, who was recently linked to French Montana, stunned in a two piece bikini, as her new beau give her some hot PDA while on their vacation.

LJay, is said to have worked with Chris Brown. See more photos below: