related October 2015

Some of the 224 victims who died in the Russian plane crash(Photos)

 
Egyptian security forces confirmed there have been no survivors despite 'hearing voices' inside the wrecked fuselage of a Russian passenger jet which crashed into the Sinai desert in northern Egypt as the bodies of 100 victims have been recovered.

The aircraft, which had 200 adult passengers, 17 children and seven crew crashed less than 25 minutes after it took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. The bodies of all 17 children on board have been recovered

According to DailyMail,the Irish-owned aircraft was leased by a Russian airline. It crashed in the Hassana area, south of Arish. Security forces discovered the crash wreckage in a remote mountainous area in a region containing many ISIS-affiliated terrorists...

Don Jazzy & Jude Law “Twinning” in Rome (Photos)

Jude Law & Don Jazzy  
Superstar producer Don Jazzy is a Johnnie Walker Joy Ambassador for Nigeria. As part of his role, he met up with Jude Law today in Rome.

The stars are in Italy to attend the global premiere of The Gentleman’s Wager II film in Rome.

Don Jazzy, other global influencers, as well as select international media were welcomed with a lavish dinner and a whiskey tasting session to guide guests on the rare liquid of Johnnie Walker Blue Label  hosted by Johnnie Walker Global Brand Ambassador, Tom Jones.

Should Nigerian entertainers pay tax? Etcetera writes

 
For the record, this article is not meant to give celebrities who don’t pay their taxes a pass. I think we all should pay what we legally owe, including those whose work puts us on the big screen, the sports field or in the recording studio.
But I do have an understanding of the multitude of reasons celebrities give for not paying tax. And I think you should too.

The Nigerian tax system is totally messed up… yes, messed up in all ramifications. I concur with the argument that monies generated from taxes in Nigeria are not judiciously used by the government. Or we haven’t seen what the money is being used for.

How ‘Pastor’ Mustapha attempted to rape two male co-tenants

The veracity of Sadeeq Mustapha’s claim to be a pastor, won’t be the bone of contention when he squares up with a judge to defend his alleged attempt to rape two men.

The Police report says that the two victims admitted a total stranger into their respective apartments on October 9 and 10.


A teacher, Yusuf Idowu and a transporter, Oladimeji Taiwo, are claiming that Pastor Mustapha attempted to have homosexual intercourse with them.

Is she the Most Beautiful Face in the South East? (See photos)

21 year old Maureen Oji from Enugu state emerged the South East queen at the Most Beautiful Face In Nigeria  2015 pageant in June. 
Maureen is a final year Law student of Enugu state University of Science Technology, ESUT. 
Definitely, she is the most people face among those who contested.. More photos of her below..

Freda Francis’ sweet birthday message for her Boo Iyanya | Steps out in style for Ubi and Lilian’s traditional marriage

 
 Spa owner Freda Francis has a message for her sexy Scorpio boyfriend, musician Iyanya.

First of all, she steps out in style for Ubi and Lilian’s traditional marriage.. See photos below..

Nicki Minaj’s Halloween costume is eye-popping

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 31: Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends a Haunted Funhouse Halloween party at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on October 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/Getty Images) 
Rap star Nicki Minaj attended a Haunted Funhouse Halloween party at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in the early hours of today October 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

South African women protest against Zuma ‘sex act’ painting

Female supporters of South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday marched through the capital Pretoria to defend him against attacks including a satirical painting depicting him engaged in a sex act.
Several hundred members of African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) rallied outside the Union Buildings, the official seat of the government.

The ANC Women's League held its march to demonstrate its loyalty to Zuma, who was recently depicted in the graphic painting by a local artist Ayanda Mabulu.

California doctor convicted in overdose deaths of 3 patients

 
 A Los Angeles-area doctor was convicted Friday of second-degree murder in the deaths of three patients who overdosed on painkillers she prescribed.

The prosecution of Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was a rare murder case against a physician at a time when prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic and lawmakers have tried to make it harder for so-called pill mills to easily dole out medications with little scrutiny.

Cross River Govt suspend Perm. Secs. over suspension of morning devotion in schools

The Cross River State government has indefinitely suspended the Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Education Anne Odey, who last week released a statement suspending all forms of morning devotion in schools across the country.

The State Security Adviser (SSA) to Governor Ben Ayade, Jude Ngaji who made this known to newsmen yesterday in Calabar, explained that indeed the state police commissioner, Henry Fadairo, had contacted the state ministry of Education about a possible attack by Boko haram members during early morning and afternoon devotions in various schools.

7 oil thieves jailed for 84 yrs

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday convicted seven men to 84 years imprisonment for illegal and unlawful dealing in 1,459 metric tonnes of petrol.

The court sentenced each of the convicts to a jail term of 12 years each starting Friday after they were all found guilty of the five count charge preferred against them.

The convicts are; Adedamola Ogungbayi; Olaniran Olabode; Suraju Gasali; Moses Emmanuel; Wilson Bonsi; Okaraodi Uche and Onyeogo Happy.

Survivors says Boko Haram killing and kidnapping in villages

 
Boko Haram survivors say Boko Haram extremists bombed out of forest camps are attacking remote northeast Nigerian villages, killing scores and kidnapping hundreds of women, children and young men.

Farmer Muhammad Ali says militants armed with guns and swords took away his wife and two daughters, aged 9 and 3, from Abbacheri village.

He is among 400 refugees who say the attacks started a week ago and they walked for six days to reach safety.

Buhari makes stopover in Sudan on his way to Nigeria from India (Photos)

 
President Buhari arrived Nigeria last night after his four day visit to India.

On his way back home, he made a brief stopover in Sudan where he met with Sudan president, Omar al-Bashir.

Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity for his crimes in Darfur.

See photos below..

Governor Obiano calls on FG to save the Onitsha-Enugu expressway from erosion

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has called on the federal government to save the Onitsha-Enugu Expressway from caving into gully erosion that has affected parts of the newly constructed flyover along New Parts market, Nkpor, Idemili North council area.
The Governor made the call, yesterday, October 29, while inspecting the havoc being wreaked by the erosion on the road.
He disclosed that he has contacted the President after inspecting the site recently, mandated IDC construction firm to mobilize to site and start palliative work, to save the road.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Reni Smith Collection

 
Womenswear label, Reni Smith gave us better insight to who the Reni Smith woman is.

With inspiration from woven baskets and threads, the changing colours of the leaves in Autumn and more, Abimbola, who debuted at last year’s Fashion Focus, showed us just how much her brand has grown.

She showcased at the Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015 with a serene collection filled with boxy cropped tops, playsuits, fringe detailed skirts and more.

View the collection below;

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3:Mai Atafo Collection

 
Mai Atafo showcased both menswear and womenswear for his Spring/Summer 2016 collection on Day 3 of the Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week.

While we are used to seeing extra dapper male pieces from Mia Atafo, it is always refreshing to see what he displays for his female pieces.

This collection had bright colours like blue and mustard while also embracing eclectic prints and then falling back on his reliable dapper looks for the ladies.

It was a nice mix of versatile pieces.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: DZYN Collection

 
Ogwa of Lagos-based fashion design label DZYN (pronounced ‘Design’) showcased a fun, flirty and eccentric collection yesterday at the Lagos fashion & Design Week 2015.

The collection was true to the DZYN aesthetics we have come to know Ogwa for – overlaying sheer fabrics, a fab mix of prints, rich fabrics, floral detailing, and all around gush-worthy pieces.

All the pieces tell a love story with florals and polka dots, and we love the uber-feminine silhouettes of each beautiful dress.

See the full collection below;

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Washington Roberts Collection

 
The Spring/Summer 2016 collection by Washington Roberts showcased at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week had geometric prints, sleek panels, arm cuffs, clean finishes and an architectural vibe.


Washington Roberts definitely combined his love for architecture with his passion for fashion to birth this structured collection.

Check it out below.

Check out this toddler dressed as Pope at White House Halloween party

 
President Obama and his wife Michelle threw a Halloween Costume party at the White House yesterday and invited little kids to have fun with them. 

The most adorable was the little boy in a Pope costume in his Pope mobile. He made the couple laugh. .

Russian plane with 224 passengers onboard crashes over Sinai, Egypt

 
A Kogalymavia passenger plane carrying 224 people has crashed in Egypt's Sinai penunsula. 

The airliner took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik this morning, and was heading for Russia, according to aviation sources, when it disappeared from radar. It's believed the plane was mainly carrying Russian tourists.
The plane was carrying 212 passengers and 7 crew members. 17 of the passengers are children.
Airbus A321 left Sharm-El-Sheikh for St. Petersburg with flight number 7K9268. It belongs to airline Metrojet and was 18.5 years old and was descending with about 6000 feet per minute just before signal was lost. The captain told ATC after departure of a technical fault and requested a route change. 
Local media says a recovery team is now at the site of the crash.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Eki Orleans Collection

 
Eki Orleans gave us a burst of prints in her Spring/Summer 2016 collection.


The 12-piece collection definitely got us thinking about summer with the flowing dresses and the layers and the short dresses and the exotic prints.

It was a short and sweet showcase.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: McMeka Collection

 
It wasn’t long ago that menswear designer, Rodney Emeka of McMeka won the MTN Young Fashion Designer of the Year award. And now, in 2015, we get to see him roll with the big dogs at Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015.


Yesterday, the brand took another step towards fashion greatness by adding a womenswear line to its label. 

With suits, blazers, trench coats, shorts, tuxedo dresses and more, he can add this showcase to his shelf of successes.

See the full collection below;

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Fiancée Cynthia spotted at Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015

Ebuka Obi-Uchende & Cynthia Obianodo 
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Cynthia Obianodo were spotted on the Front Row (FROW) of the Lagos Fashion & Design Week yesterday night as they watched Nigerian designers do their thing on the runway.

They had their introduction a couple of weeks ago and their wedding comes up in November.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Sunny Rose Collection

 
Sunny Rose started things off with a Grecian vibe on some of her pieces and then the prints that followed was cool.

From Ankara jumpsuits to lacy dresses and more, the collection was filled with wardrobe staples that every woman would love to have.

A surprise performance by Mavin Records artist Di’Ja rounded out the showcase.

Check it out..

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Titi Belo Collection

 
Nigerian womeswear brand Titi Belo by Titilayo Belo showcased its Spring/Summer 2016 collection yesterday at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015.

The showcased collection was Summer perfect with blush & nude tones, thigh-high slits, mesh detailing, cute bralets, playsuits, mini dresses and more.

Titi Belo’s collection had a few pieces but packed  a punch with its easy-to-wear aesthetics. 

see the full collection below;

John Fashanu admits paying his brother £75,000 to prevent him coming out as Gay

John Fashanu 
In a new interview with UK’s Mirror, ex-footballer John Fashanu admits to having paid his brother, Justin Fashanu, hush money in the sum of £75,000 to prevent him from coming out as gay.


According to John, he begged him, threatened him, did everything he could possibly do to try and stop him coming out.

John Fashanu revealed “I gave him the money because I didn’t want the embarrassment for me or my family. Had he come out now, it would be a different ball game. There wouldn’t be an issue, but there was then. Things are different now. Now he’d be hailed a hero.”

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Fashion Focus – Wuman, Nuraniya, Red Knight & Deji

 
 The 3rd batch of the Lagos Fashion & Design Week British Council Fashion Focus is here and the competition is ‘really getting tougher.


Last night, fashion labels – Wuman, Nuraniya, Red Knight & Deji showed their capsule collections, in the hopes of wowing the guests and judges, and claiming the Fashion Focus winning title.

See their showcases below;

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Toju Foyeh’s ‘Beguile’ Collection

 
Toju Foyeh unveiled the ‘Beguile’ collection at Day 3 of the Lagos Fashion & Design Week. There were floral undertones and a rich luxurious feeling to the collection.

The Spring/Summer 2016 collection was enchanting and charming.

It was a bridal collection with gorgeous gowns in white and a couple of other looks that would be perfect for the bridesmaids.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Andrea Iyamah's Swinwear Collection

 
Andrea Iyamah t at the 2015 brought out the most vibrant and colourful swimwear pieces and her SS16 collection was just as awesome at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week.


She brought out the works in the collection from flamingo prints to colourful prints. 

Check out the collection below.

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: Meena Collection

 
Meena by Uju Offiah‘s Spring/Summer 2016 collection had layers upon layers of fabulosity and her aesthetics, inspired by origami shapes, cuts and structures, fit the models in all the right places.

The Nigerian brand’s Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015 showcase was a delight. Each piece stood out and had its own story to tell, and as a collection.

See the full collection below;

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015: Day 3: DNA by Iconic Invanity

 
Nigerian designer, Nancy Nwadire of Iconic Invanity, delivered her collection for Spring/Summer 2016.


The DNA by Iconic Invanity is a diffusion label created by Nancy’s daughter – Destiny Nwadire. the Day 3 of the Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015 last night served as their official launch into the Nigerian/African fashion industry.

The collection was centered around flowers with fun and unique pieces in bold and bright hues gracing the runway. The flower designs found on the tops and skirts have been outlined with embellishments and different coloured fabrics, and the collection also included a separate set made from aso-oke.

See the collection showcase below;

Woman dumps boyfriend because he loves Play Station more than her body (Photos/chats)

 
A woman dumped her boyfriend because loves pressing those keypad on Play Station more than her body.. 

She was trying to tempt her boyfriend with sexy selfies as she tried on her Catwoman outfit for Halloween but he was too busy playing video games.

The unnamed woman, believed to be from the UK, sent pictures that showed her wearing a clinging catsuit to her boyfriend over text. But he replied with a photo of his game pad.


All her attempts to strike up a romantic conversation were rebuffed by him and when he choose Grand Theft Auto over her, she dumped him.

Couple dress like pregnant Kim and Kanye

 
This couple decided to dress like pregnant Kim and Kanye for halloween. The guy nailed it but the lady though.. Those things she stuffed back and front can make a child throw up..

More stunning photos from Daniella Okeke's new shoot

  Actress Daniella Okeke released the second batch of her stunning new photoshoot ..Check out more below..

Meet the 6 year old born with her heart outside her chest

 
Six-year-old Virsaviya Borun  was born with her heart and intestines outside her chest.Virsaviya, a native of Russia who recently moved to South Florida with her mother, suffers from multiple birth defects caused by Pentalogy of Cantrell - a rare congenital condition that occurs in estimated 5.5 in one million live births.

Her intestines are also outside her body and she has no abdominal muscles or a diaphragm.
'When I was pregnant, the doctor said she will not survive, that she is going to die,' the girl's mother, Dari Borun, told NBC

The hip, cool and trendy street-style from Day 3 of Lagos Fashion and Design Week (See Photos)

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The style is urban and the street is cool at the Day 3 of Lagos Fashion and Design Week at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island.

The fashionistas went the route of hip with an attitude. You gotta love it…

Scroll down..

Rihanna's deleted naked photos from her BBHMM video leaked (Photos 18+)

 
Rihanna bared all in the axed scenes from her music video in which she kidnapped and tortured a woman. The scene was later deleted from the video but got leaked to the media.

The pop star can be seen wearing just a see--through plastic dress and a white thong in axed torture scenes from her music video for her hit track B**** Better Have My Money.

Plastic sheets cover all of the furniture in the room and she leans towards the camera after strutting over in a pair of heels, holding a fake knife with her hands smeared with blood.

See the photos below..

Karrueche Tran flashes her bum in a raunchy Halloween costume

  
It’s not yet Halloween but already we have seen a wide variety of intriguing costumes.

And topping that list so far is Karrueche Tran who managed to give passers-by quite the eyeful in her daring get-up.

The model – who is best known for dating Chris Brown - decided to flash her bum to whom it may concern.

Karrueche, who was hosting a party in a Hollywood club, wore a blue leotard which seemed a little small around her derriere, thigh-high blue boots, blue fur coat and blue wig. See photos below..

Man jailed for forwarding text message containing a joke about Mugabe to neighbours

A 38-year-old Zimbabwean man named Titus Maposa has been jailed for forwarding a joke on Mugabe to all his neighbours. 
According to Manica Post newspaper, Maposa's neighbours sent the text message to the police and he was arrested.
The offending joke was a message falsely attributed to Ecocash, Zimbabwe's mobile money transfer scheme, which said the president had deposited $1 500 (R20 745) into their account.
The newspaper said the message read:

Oprah Winfrey addresses 'Secret Son' report...

 
Few days ago, Oprah Winfrey was ambushed by her "secret son" after a taping of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. 
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the former talk show host revealed how she met Calvin Mitchell (as a little boy right) in the early 90's while she was filming the TV movie There Are No Children Here.
According to her, She was taken by the boy after he offered her a diet coke and wanted to help when she found out he and his family were stuck in the projects.

I have never lost sleep over comments that I am being selective- Buhari

 
President Buhari says he never lost sleep over comments by some people accusing him of being selective in his fight against corruption.

The President said this while fielding questions from pressmen in India where he is attending the 3rd Summit of the India-Africa Forum
"I cannot tell you by heart how much we have recovered. For those who are saying I am being selective, if they were not involved in corruption, they wouldn't mind. They will even encourage us to get whoever has compromised his position in the trust giving to him.

Photos from Lilian Esoro and Ubi Franklin's traditional wedding

 
Music manager, Ubi Franklin and actress, Lilian Esoro, held their traditional wedding yesterday, Oct. 30.

Draped in white, Lilian looks absolutely beautiful while her hubby remained his smart self.


Recently married Osas Ighodaro and Gbenro Ajibade, were in attendance.

Their white/church wedding comes today, Saturday, Oct, 31.  Check out photos from the ceremony.

Edwin Clark - Jonathan loves me… Abati failed him

The back and forth ensues between Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark and veteran journalist, Reuben Abati, appears to have taken a different dimension.

The squabble of the duo is over who loves former President, Goodluck Jonathan, the most.


In response to Abati’s scathing article of him, Clark accused the former aide to Jonathan of sabotaging his efforts while he was in office

The lengthy response was made available to Premium Times. Read below:

20yr old girl arrested in Cross River State for selling her 2 week old baby for N20k

 
Maria Ekanem sold her two week old baby to an Abuja-based woman for N20,000. 
According to a report by Vanguard, the 20-year-old school drop out from Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, was arrested by the police along with her accomplices. 
Her boyfriend got her pregnant and asked her to abort the baby. However, a doctor agreed to help her with free antenatal care and food and in exchange she agreed to sell her baby after delivery.

Pope takes a selfie with a Hindu man

 
Pope Francis took a selfie with this Hindu man during his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Wednesday October 28th.

Ubi Franklin is cute in Igbo Attire for his traditional marriage rites

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Accompanied by his family, friends and industry colleagues (of course), Ubi Franklin is performing traditional rites at actress Lilian Esoro‘s family home in Magodo, Lagos today. Guests include Gbenro Ajibade, DJ Jimmy Jatt and Yomi Casual.

According to their invitation, the full traditional wedding (a reception), is happening on Sunday November 1, in Lekki, Lagos.


Here’s the groom in Igbo attire, as his bride Lilian is from Imo state. He also wrote some Igbo on his page –
Kamje kporo nwunyem” - 'Meaning, let me go take my wife..'
Click Lilian Esoro's Miami-Themed bridal shower.. More photos below..

Kano boys school shut down, pupils sent packing over sodomy

 
It recently came to fore, that pupils of the Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo private boarding school, in Kano, were being molested sexually.

The sodomy case became public knowledge when a 9-year-old pupil of the college revealed that he was defiled by unknown persons.

Due to the supposed rampancy of sodomy in the private boarding school, Acting Governor of Kano state, Professor Hafiz Abubakar, has directed the Private and voluntary schools Board to close down Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo boys college with immediate effect.

Obasanjo says he doesn't have many friends; goes ahead to list his few friends

 
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, says he doesn’t have a lot of close associates and people he can call ‘friends’.

While acknowledging the importance of friendship, Obasanjo proceeded to list the number of friends he has in Nigeria.

Customs boss, Hameed Ali orders immediate retirement of 34 senior officers

 
A day after five Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs resigned in protest, it’s been disclosed that a total of 34 senior officers have been compulsorily retired from the service with immediate effect.

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), who gave the directive, says that the retirements were part of measures to kick-start the repositioning and re-organization of the Service for improved performance.

Boko Haram releases pictures of its rocket-making factory in an unidentified location

 
Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram, has released pictures of its rocket-making factory, in an unidentified location.

The ISIS affiliated Boko Haram, on Wednesday, released the photos showing the process of producing rockets for its insurgency.

The photos were shared on the Twitter page of Terror Monitor, an organisation that monitors the activities of terrorist groups globally.

See photos below: