related November 2014

Meet the African King who Governs his Kingdom via Skype from Germany

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With the Internet, pretty much anything is possible! Including ruling an entire kingdom via Skype, apparently.
Meet King Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah, the 66-year-old king of the Hohoe area of southeastern Ghana, who governs his people via Skype.
According to The Independent, Bansah once moved to Germany to attend school as a foreign exchange student, but decided not to return to Ghana after he met and fell in love with a woman named Gabrielle, who is now his wife.

See Austin Okocha with his lovely kids

The kids are now grow up..looking much like their dad...

Lil Wayne's daughter gets a Ferrari and BMW for her 16th birthday from her parent


Lil Wayne’s first daughter Reginae Carter turned 16 recently and her parent threw her an amazing star studded 16th birthday party on Saturday November 29th in Atlanta. Stars like T.I and Tiny, Nicki Minaj, Fantasia and many others were there. And when it was time to get her birthday gift from her parents, Reginae got a Ferrari from her mother (left) and a BMW X6 from her dad (right)

Ibinabo leads AGN to internally displaced people’s camp in Gombe

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President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Ibinabo Fiberesima recently led a high profile team of Nollywood stars including the guild’s former president, Segun Arinze to the internally-displaced people’s camp in Gombe State, Nigeria.
The northern region of Nigeria has become excessively volatile in recent times due to the activities of Boko Haram which have led to the killing of hundreds and displacement of thousands. The guild, led by its president, paid a visit to the region recently and donated relief materials to the displaced people.. See more photos below..

Mother, 2 children, 8 others die as Bus plunges into river in Uyo, Akwa Ibom


No fewer than 11 passengers, including a mother and her two female children,  were reportedly killed in an auto crash involving a commercial bus travelling  from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, when the bus crashed into a river.
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom  State, Mr Ramalan Yerima, confirmed the incident in Uyo on Friday.
Yerima said that the victims were in a 18-seater bus carrying 13 passengers  that belonged to a Port Harcourt-based transport company named TO AND FRO.

#BBAHotShots: Ellah, Goitse, Sheillah and Trezagah evicted from the house


As the reality show draws to an end four housemates were shown the way out this evening. Ellah, Goitse, Sheillah and Trezagah are the latest victims. As it stands 8 housemates (5 men & 3 women) are left to battle for the ultimate prize... See some photos from the eviction party..

‘Kanye is not part of my family': Kim Kardashian Truly Getting A Divorce?



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Kim Kardashian West and kanye West are rumoured to be headed splitsville.

The couple who tied the knot earlier in 2014 have recently gotten media attention for an apparent divorce.
It first started when Mrs West was reported to have visited a top divorce lawyer earlier in November, and continued as the couple put up their luxurious house up for sale.
The divorce now appears to be more real as the rapper skipped spending thanksgiving with his reality TV star wife and their daughter, North West.
Mr West was spotted in Paris hanging out with male friends while his family where having Thanksgiving dinner with the Kardashian Klan on Thursday, .

Kano Mosque bomb blast victims in need of blood


 
According to the North West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Authority NEMA, Musa Illamah, most of the victims of the Central Mosque Kano bomb blast that happened on Friday Nov 28th are in dire of blood and consumables
"We went round the hospitals to assess the conditions of those who are receiving treatment and we were told that what they need most is blood and consumables. I spoke with the officials of the Federal Ministry of Health and and they have assured me that they would mobilize blood bank in Katsina to supply blood to the hospital" he told newsmen
Residents in Kano have been trooping to the various hospitals where the victims are being treated to donate blood.

Photos: Actress Ayo Adesanya shows she's a true Arsenal fan

  Actress, Ayo Adesanya just displayed her love and loyalty for the Gunners...I will suggest Arsenal sign her as their top striker when transfer season re-opens. She shared these photos on Instagram. See more pics below..

Solange Knowles Shares Pictures from Her Honeymoon in Brazil

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There is no doubt that Solange Knowles is one of the few Hollywood stars who is always so careful with their personal life – but the singer has given her fans a glimpse into what was her honeymoon after getting married to her 51-year-old longtime boyfriend Alan Ferguson a few weeks ago.
The 28-year-old music star took to her Instagram page today to share pictures of her lovely honeymoon in Brazil.
She commented, ‘Thank you Trancoso for being the most magical lil place to “honey our moon”…. Brazil could not have been kinder to us and our love’

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Femi Kuti Speaks Out on Stories about DNA Tests and His Children

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A few days ago Encomium magazine broke a story about afrobeat legend Femi Kuti, stating that the 52-year-old music veteran had recently undergone a DNA testing on some of his children only to find out that two out of his five kids were not his biological kids.
Well the music veteran is finally speaking out about the story making the rounds on blogs and according to Femi Kuti, even though the news story is true it is something that happened about eight years ago and his family has since moved on from it.
Femi Kuti also expressed, via his Twitter account, his displeasure in the fact that some blogs had dragged his younger kids into the story – even going as far as to use their pictures in the wrong context.

Read his tweets below as he clarified things for his followers.

Read AY's Message to His Wife Mabel as They Celebrate 6th Marriage Anniversary + Pictures from Their Wedding

Comedian, AY Makun with his wife Mabel and their daughter

AY Makun and his wife Mabel Makun are celebrating their 6th year wedding anniversary today and the couple took to their Instagram pages to share the sweetest messages.

AY shared a picture from the couples’ wedding days and captioned, ‘Within the twinkle of an eye, it is already 6 yrs of marital bliss and 10 yrs of companionship. I met u when i had nothing…. but as a woman of substance and integrity, u believed in d man u decided to spend d rest of ur life with. Thru thick and thin we have grown into being there for each other, and understanding what it means to love and be loved. You are still the wind beneath my wings… that’s why i fly so high in d place of grace and devine favour. I love and will always love u Mrs Makun. Happy anniversary’

He also shared a few pictures from their wedding album.. See them below..

A bit of history: Read about Ladi Kwali, the woman on the N20 note

 
Lets read a bit history about a great woman this Sunday. Below is the history of Ladi Kwali, the woman on the N20 note...

Nigeria's best known potter who was awarded a Doctorate and was made MBE in 1963 for the level of detail and skill she utilized while making her pots.
Ladi Dosei Kwali (1925-1983) popularly known as Dr Ladi Kwali was born in 1925 in Kwali town in the present Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,Nigeria.

Fayemi’s aide accuses Ekiti Obas of collecting N150,000 bribe


Below is a press release from Governor Ayo Fayose's aides

Ogun State born Maxwell Olusegun Adegbenro,  Special Assistant on Social Media to the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has accused traditional rulers in Ekiti State, who attended forum organised by Concerned Yoruba Elderst in Ile-Ife on Friday, of collecting N150, 000 bribe each to attend the event.
Maxwell Adegbenro made this allegations on his Facebook page at about 11:30 am on Saturday.He berated the Obas, including the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejugbe of travelling to Ile-Ife to meet with President Goodluck Jonathan, saying; "The Ekiti Obas can receive the President in their home state and not OAU at a function organised by a group in close association with PDP."

Iconic newscaster, Ruth Benamaisia-Opia & daughters cover Allure


If you don't know this lady then it means you were not an adult in the 80s and 90s in Nigeria. She was one of the original glamour gals of television. Ruth Benamaisia-Opia was the darling of viewers for many years when she was a newscaster at NTA. She and her grown daughters cover today's Vanguard Allure. Lovely family!

Jude Okoye shares pic with his new born daughter


Jude and Ify Okoye welcomed their daughter yesterday in the US.. See the baby with father and mother below..

Elikem explains what's going on between himself and (ex) Pokello


Former couple Elikem and Pokello fought over some woman on Instagram some hours ago (read here).  Elikem has gone on the record to explain who the woman is, his relationship with her and how it's affecting his relationship with ex-fiancee, Pokello.

The woman is Gloria Lamptey (pictured right), the former wife of former Ghanaian international footballer star Nii Odartey Lamptey. A few years ago, Nii discovered that the three children he had with Gloria were not his biological children after he did a DNA following suspicion his wife was not faithful. Gloria later claimed it was Nii who suggested artificial insemination.  Read Elikem's tweets below..

Kano blast child victim in hospital, parents unknown

According to this twitter user, this little boy was brought to the hospital for treatment after the blast at the Central Mosque in Kano on Friday. Since then they've been trying to locate his parents.

Republican staffer says Obama daughters' dress sense is Classless

Sasha, 13, (left) and Malia, 16, (right) at the White House Thanksgiving turkey pardon 

 A Republican staffer is facing calls she be sacked after a Facebook post President Barack Obama's teenage daughters' "classless" attire prompted widespread anger.
Elizabeth Lauten, spokeswoman for Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher of Tennessee, wrote a scathing post scolding Malia and Sasha Obama, 16 and 13, for dressing inappropriately and looking bored while attending the White House turkey "pardon" with their father on Wednesday.
In the post, since deleted but widely reproduced in screen grabs, Ms Lauten tells the girls to "try showing a little class. At least respect the part you play."

Officer who shot and killed Michael Brown resigns from Police

 

The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney revealed, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that led to protests across the US.
Darren Wilson, 28, had been on administrative leave since the shooting on 9 August. The resignation is effective immediately, said one of his attorneys, Neil Bruntrager.
The attorney for the Brown family, Benjamin Crump, did not immediately return phone and email messages seeking comment.

Mercy Johnson shares new pics with daughter as they celebrate Thankgiving

 
Mercy Johnson Okojie and her daughter, Purity, pictured together as they celebrated Thanksgiving this past Thursday in the US. She also showed off meal she made for the special day...but didn't show us when the meal was being consumed. See that below..

Jude Okoye and his beautiful wife welcome daughter

 
Jude 'Engees' Okoye, the older brother and manager of P-Square has welcomed a baby girl with his wife, Ify. Ify gave birth at 7.29pm at Northside Hospital Atlanta, Georgia, yesterday Saturday Nov. 29th. Mother and daughter are said to be doing great.

The little bundle of joy has been named Princess Emma Adanna Okoye. Big congrats to them. 

Pope Francis joins Muslim clerics to pray at Mosque in Turkey

 

Pope Francis, who is currently on a state visit to Turkey, joined Muslim faithfuls in Istanbul to pray at the Grand Mufti of Istanbul, Istanbul Blue Mosque yesterday. The Pope stood with his head bowed and hands clasped in front of him in 2-minutes of silent prayer inside the 17th-century Sultan Ahmet mosque, aiming to show respect for Islam and encourage stronger ties between the two faiths.

Drunk woman stabs boyfriend in chest for eating Thanksgiving meal without her

Drunk woman stabs boyfriend in chest for eating Thanksgiving meal without her 

A woman has been arrested in America after stabbing her boyfriend in the chest, simply because he had started to eat a Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a hangover.
UK Mirror report says Jacklyn Blake, 47, from Pennsylvania, confessed to the attack when Police arrived at the scene on Thursday. Her boyfriend was discovered clutching a towel to his chest, but was later hospitalised with non-life-threatening injuries.

Check Out Alicia Keys’ Looks for Madame Figaro Magazine

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Alicia Keys channels her inner fierceness for this editorial. 

For Madame Figaro magazine’s latest issue, the mum-to-be gives us ‘Girl Power’, ‘Rockstar’, ‘Sexy Chic’, ‘Masculine Feminine’ and ‘Glamazone’ looks.

Wearing all looks from Givenchy, she looks very gorgeous in these pictures. See them pics...

BBA couple Pokello and Elikem fights dirty on Instagram over another SHE


Pokello Nare (from Zimbabwe) and Elikem Kumordzi (from Ghana) met on Big Brother Africa: The Chase, last year and began dating. In May this year, Elikem proposed to Pokello at the Ghana Music Awards in Accra. But it looks like the love has gone sour because from their Instagram post is obvious there is another 'she' in the middle. See what they posted below..

Nigga Raw expresses joy as wife delivers bouncing baby boy 5 years after marriage


Indigenous Nigerian rapper Okeje Okechukwu Edwards popularly known as Nigga Raw (Mr Raw) has become a father as he has been blessed with the gift of a bouncing baby boy. 

The rapper whose wife gave birth in a US hospital five years after their marriage expressed his joy saying, “Cant hide my joy! Chizaram Ekpere, and she bore me a child. Mother and child are in good shape. Thank you Lord. Welcome to the world my boy #Fatherhood #Thanksgiving #WeDntDieWeMultiply. 

Mr Raw and Ewere Ekun got married in 2009.

Amazing! Supermodels Oluchi and Ojy Okpe put their bikini body on display

 

Oluchi and Ojy are both mums of two. Amazing! See another pic of the BFF below..