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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Photos: Meet the first Nigerian women to be made lawmakers

Margaret Ekpo (left) and Janet Mokelu (right) were the first women in Nigeria to be elected into a regional parliament; Eastern Assembly 1961. Love history. Photo credit: SeeMeSeeNigeria.

INEC extends deadline for collection of permanent voter cards

Find the INEC press statement released today below...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Sunday, 8th February 2015. This supersedes the earlier deadline of Saturday, 31st January 2015, and is intended to give registered voters yet to collect their PVCs the opportunity to do so in readiness for the February 2015 general elections. Continue...

Jude Okoye shares cute pic of daughter as she turns 2months old

So adorable!

Genesis Cinema, Play Zone, Come To City Mall Onikan

Movie and Game buffs who reside on the Lagos Island and its environs may just be in for more exciting times as Genesis Cinemas, a leading Nigerian cinema brand, and Play Zone, a fast growing family entertainment brand, are set to open shops at the renovated City Mall, Onikan.

This was announced last week by Emmanuel Efuntayo, Principal Consultant, Ibukun Efuntayo & Company, the managers of The City Mall, during the contract signing ceremony with the two new tenants.

See the body language: John Legend and wife, Kim and Kanye

John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen and Kim and Kanye went on a double date at the Waffle House after an event and you can see the difference in body language. Kanye, always See more photos after the cut..

Dear men, is this true?

Dr Laitan who writes a lot of sexology blog articles, says no matter how horrible the vagina tastes, once an aroused man is down there doing his thing, he doesn't really notice...
"Don't worry, no matter how horrible the vagina tastes, a horny man's brain is already rewired so that he doesn't even notice, his Mr Young is in control at the time"
Is it true, dear men?

See the African dolls created by Nigerian man that's outselling Barbie in Nigeria

Found this report on Mail Online and they titled it "Nigerian doll created by man who couldn't find a black toy for his niece is so popular in his country that it's outselling Barbie". Never heard of these dolls but they are lovely and it's an interesting read. Find below...
A man who couldn't find a black doll in the shops as a gift for his niece decided to take matters into his own hands.
In 2007, Taofick Okoya, 43, created his own doll that Nigerian girls could identify with by recreating their skin colour and style - and it is now so successful that it is outselling Barbie. The doll, which is called Queens of Africa, comes with traditional outfits and accessories and costs around £4.50.

Chimamanda Adichie writes about her struggle with depression

In a new article published in UK Guardian today, award winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie writes for the first time about her struggle with depression. (And you thought you were the only one?) Read below...
Sometimes it begins with a pimple. A large shiny spot appears on my forehead. Or it begins with a feeling of heaviness, and I long to wear only loose-fitting clothes. Then my mood plunges, my lower back aches, my insides turn liquid. Stomach cramps come in spasms so painful I sometimes cry out. I lose interest in the things I care about. My family become unbearable, my friends become strangers with dark intentions, and cashiers and waiters seem unforgivably rude.

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Another day, another celebrity walk in closet..

This time it's Jennifer Lopez who showed off her closet in a video during an interview. See more pics after the cut...

Boko Haram launch new assault on Maiduguri this morning

These insurgents have been trying to capture this town for a while now. There are reports of a fresh attack on the city of Maiduguri, in Borno by Boko Haram militants. According to reports, armed men stormed the city in the early hours of today, trying to enter Maiduguri through a suburb community called Dalwa. Loud gun fire is being heard on the streets of the northern city as many residents flee.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idriss, said people were fleeing the south, but also moving into Maiduguri from the surrounding areas, fearing fresh attacks from other directions.
"The fighting started at about 2:00am. The military also says it is deploying large numbers of troops to the north of the city as this could be a ploy or diversion by Boko Haram," Idriss said
Idriss added the attack could be an attempt by the group to "prove a point" following recent successes by multinational forces fighting Boko Haram in Chad and Cameroon.

Photos: Update on the Federal Palace Hotel workers protest...

The industrial relation crisis at Federal Palace hotel has been resolved. As at Friday afternoon Jan. 30th, a representative from the Labour Congress met with the hotel management to harsh out an agreement and the result of the meeting was successful to an extent. (Pictured above is Secretary General of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria and some of the sacked staff)

First and Foremost, they have been granted the go ahead to form their union. Furthermore, they have been asked to resume work on Monday/tomorrow February 1st. However, 6 days payment will be deducted from their salary. Also, other unions are coming on Monday to do the final bidding with the hotel management. According to the staff that reached out, this will ensure that there is an elimination of bias, discrimination, victimization, or any form of slave like duties.

Ebuka, Praiz and Ik Osakioduwa Cover this weeks Guardian Life

Media personalities, Ebuka Ubi-Uchendu and IK Osakioduwa and singer Praiz are the cover stars for this week's Guardian Life magazine. More pics when you continue...

More millionaires emerge in MTN Cash Quest Promo

Lines are falling in pleasant places for MTN subscribers as more of them continue to win millions in the ongoing Cash Quest Promo. At the prize presentation held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Blessing Nnanna, a cosmetologist who resides in Abuja was full of unspeakable joy as she received the key to her Kia Sportage; Nifemi Ademola from Kwara and Nkongho Terry Ntui, an indigene of Cross River State, were delighted to part with N10 million each. Christian Ikechukwu, Olusola Aremu, Love Akpabio, Ehimare Ebhodaghe and ten others also won N1 million each. There were also winners of LCD Samsung Flatscreen TV. See pictures of the winners after the cut.

Justin Timberlake confirms wife's pregnancy with a sweet photo

After  8 years together and two years of marriage, Justin Timberlake and wife, actress Jessica Biel are expecting their first child together. The first time dad-to-be took to his instagram page last night to confirm the happy news with his fans. Congrats to them.

Seun Kuti goes ballistic on a fan on his instagram page

Seun Kuti posted this photo on his instagram page this morning and asked fans if they would come to a concert with himself and Femi Kuti if he told them it was happening soon. Many followers replied yes that they would, but trust Naija people, some didn't have anything good to say. But trust Seun Kuti more, he replied them by dragging them by their bald head on a dirt road. See it after the cut...

Photos from D'banj's show last night featuring Amber Rose

D'banj's 10th anniversary concert, hosted by US reality star, Amber Rose took place last night in Lagos. Will bring official pics later. See more photos after the cut...

Kim K shares cute new photos with daughter, North West

She shared the photos on instagram last night...

Happy New Month, People!

As we begin a new day of a new month of a new year, I wish you and yours peace of mind, favor, success in everything you put your hands into, unending joy, amazing surprises, prosperity, more inspiration and miracles that will take your breath away.

Happy New Month!
God bless and protect you and yours

New Music: Tasha Denae - 4ever ft Solidstar

This International Songstress/ Composer/producer is far from the average. Delivering songs of depth and insight with a voice of a Goddess, Tasha DeNae is definitely a timeless performer. Known for her instantly identifiable angelic vocals and dance moves, Tasha DeNae has enjoyed great success in her career. Check out her first single in Nigeria Titled 4EVA featuring Achievas Entertainment artist SolidStar. This Single is sure to make waves in the Nigerian music scene. 

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Iran offers to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram

Iranian government has announced its willingness to use its expertise and experience in fighting  terror groups, ISIS and Al-Qaeda in their country to help fight Nigeria's terror group, Boko Haram.

Speaking at the ongoing 4th Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today Jan. 31st, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Amir Hossein Abdollohian their country is willing to help Nigeria and Somalia in combating terrorism.
“Boko Haram in Nigeria and Al-Shabaab in the Horn of Africa are similar with Al-Qaeda and ISIS in parts of the Middle East using similar methods of operations to cause havoc to the people of the two regions. Iran is therefore willing to use its experience in dealing with terror groups to assist in combatting these groups in Africa." he said

...and the Reno Omokri shading continues...


Photos from drummer Ara's 40th birthday

Here are some pictures from the 40th birthday of Africa's foremost female talking drummer, Ara, recently held at Oriental Hotel, VI. More pics after the cut...

Mercy Aigbe Gentry steps out in newspaper print jumpsuit

Hit or miss?

Chadian aircraft 'bomb Borno town in anti-Boko Haram raid'

Chadian aircraft today Saturday Jan. 23rd bombed the town of Gamboru in Borno state in a raid targeting  Boko Haram, security sources told AFP. The AFP report below...
An initial raid was carried out around midday by two fighter jets on the town in Nigeria's far northeast along the Cameroon border, sources from Chad and Cameroon said on condition of anonymity.
It was followed by further bombings of areas around the town, Chadian sources said. The raids were aimed at "allowing Chadian soldiers to enter Gamboru," a Cameroon security source told AFP.

Photos: Toyin Aimakhu and Niyi Johnson loved up in new photos

The couple who were recently hit by separation rumours, show a united front in new pics released by the actress

Photos: Adaeze with her mum and Joseph Yobo's mother

First pic I'll see of Joseph Yobo's mum. The mothers pictured at Adaeze's baby shower in Turkey last week

Awww, our Bonario Nnags is heart broken

Awww, who hurt our Bonario? You better be careful, lady! Take it easy will be fine!

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Photos: Bisi Alimi and his partner 'being daddies'

He posted the pic and wrote "Being daddies." May or may not be their child. Looks like a family gathering, with another baby in the background

Photos: Nicki Minaj wears see-through jumpsuit for TV performance

Nicki Minaj wore this Roberto Cavalli mesh jumpsuit and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes to perform at  last night and was later interviewed by Craig Melvin for Today Show. See the photos after the cut...

Pic: Pres. Jonathan getting his makeup done before TV interview

President Jonathan getting made-up before his interview with Mo Abudu.

Photos: Amber Rose in Lagos for D'banj's show

Amber Rose arrived Lagos this evening. She's in town to host D'banj's show happening tonight at Oceanview. See more pics after the cut...

Photos: Bobbi Kristina found unconscious in bathtub - revived & breathing again

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter was found unconscious in a bathtub in her home today and and taken to a hospital.

TMZ reports
Bobbi Kristina Brown's husband Nick Gordon and a friend found her in the tub ... according to police in Roswell, GA. We're told her husband and friend immediately started CPR on her ... until police and paramedics arrived.
We're told police took over life-saving measures on the scene -- and then she was taken by ambulance to a hospital.