related February 2016

Photos from Vanity Fair Oscars party

 Stylish pair: Chrissy Teigen proved she was one of the most stylish pregnant stars in Hollywood as she made a quick change to attend the Vanity Fair Oscars party on Sunday night 
The Vanity Fair Oscars party was held on Sunday night.

Chrissy Teigen & John Legend, Vanessa Hudgens & boyfriend Austin Butler, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton, Chris Rock, his girlfriend, Megalyn Echikunwoke and his mum, Justin Timberlake & wife, and other celebs attended the party,

See photos below..

Checkout Kerry Washington's backless and bare chest dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party (Photos)

She turned heads for all the right reasons as she arrived at the 88th Academy Awards in a gladiator-inspired Versace gown.

But Kerry Washington made sure to vamp up her look as she attended the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills on Sunday night when she changed into her second striking look of the evening.

Ensuring all eyes were well and truly on her, the actress, 38, showed off some serious cleavage as she slipped into a striking silver gown with a dramatically plunging neckline. See photos below..

Woman gives birth to twins after 18 years of waiting (Photos)

 
Pastor Mrs. Akin-Akinsanya pictured with her set of twins after reportedly waiting for a child for 18 years.

More photos below..

With $30 oil price, we have to prioritize and downsize our promises - Lai Mohammed

 
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says with oil prices sliding to as low as $30 per barrel, the APC-led government will have to downsize or prioritize on the promises it made during the election campaigns. Lai said this to Channels TV
"When you campaign, you say you’ll do A, B, C, but when you win elections, you’ll priotize. We were elected for a four-year period, not for one year. Things, we hope, will not be bad all through these four years.
We are still faithful to those promises, but as you have rightly said, when we were campaigning, the price of crude was $100 a barrel. Today, its $30 a barrel, so definitely, we would have to downsize some of the things we intended to do, or prioritize them but this does not mean abandoning those promises”he said

Caroline Danjuma twerks for her husband at the club

 
Caroline Danjuma was pictured twerking for husband, Musa Danjuma, at a club where they had the after-party after the premiere of her movie, The Stalker, over the weekend. 

Look closely you will see the husband behind her putting his head on her bum...

Before that they were seen showing off their PDA. The man was gently stroking his wife's feet.

The divorce rumours may be a blessing in disguise..

The actress shared the video on Instagram.. See photos and the video below..

Serena Williams stunning white dress to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party (Photos)

 
Tennis champion, Serena Williams, looked gorgeous in this elegant lace number with flowing fishtail train at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party yesterday February 28th. 

See more photos below..

Ciara visits secondary schools in Lagos | Meets Nigerian student who did an artwork of her (Photos)

 
US singer Ciara visited Ilado Community Junior High School andAkande Dahunsi Memorial Senior/Junior High School both in Lagos today February 29th. 

Ciara also met with Nigerian leading pencil Artsassin artist, Alesh Akeem who is a student and also CEO of Artsassin Nation, presented the Grammy Award winning singer's realistic portrait drawing last night at Eko hotel. 

More photos photos below..

Teen girl, Ese Oruru reportedly regains her freedom, in police custody.. But there is a twist to her story

 
Teen girl, Ese Oruru has reportedly regained her freedom. According to reports, she was rescued from her abductor, Yinusa, who 'kidnapped her from her mother's shop in Bayelsa in August 2015, forced her to change her religion and married her.' Ese is currently in police custody‎. 

However, there is a twist to her story.. According to Premium Times, Ese said she was not interested in reuniting with her family and denied reports that she was abducted from her home in Bayelsa State.

Over 23, 000 ghost workers removed from government payroll, saves FG N2.293bn.. Thanks to BVN

 
No fewer than 23, 846 ghost workers have been removed from the Federal government's payroll, saving the government N2.293 billion from the total salary bill for the ministries, departments and agencies MDAs for February 2016. 

According to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who disclosed this over the weekend, Bank Verification Exercise and enrolment to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) exposed ghost workers that have hitherto been collecting salaries in various MDAs.

Governor Dickson’s abducted sister regains freedom

 
The abducted sister of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Miss Nancy Dickson, has been freed by her abductors, Punch reports..

The 26-year-old Nancy, said to be the last child of the Dicksons, was abducted on December 19, 2015 by gunmen.

She was seized at her shop on Okaka Road, Yenagoa, by gunmen who reportedly drove in an ash Lexus Jeep.

'No more home based coaches for Nigeria' - NFF President says as they plan to sue Sunday Oliseh

 
Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has vowed not to employ a foreign coach to take charge of the Super Eagles again after Sunday Oliseh's handling of the job and resignation on social media while he was away at Zurich for FIFA's elections.

Amaju, who christened Sunday Oliseh 'Africa's Pep Guardiola' upon his appointment last year says the era of giving indigenious coaches a chance to head the Super Eagles is over, saying Samson Siasia will take over the team temporarily while the NFF look for the perfect 'foreign' replacement.

Nicki Minaj is about to crash your gadget with her big BIG behind (Photos)

 
I will advise you to mind how you view these pictures before it crashes that gadget you're holding.. This kind of behind is to hot to handle.

Nicki Minaj shared these photos on her Instagram page today. The music star recently denied break up rumours with her boyfriend, Meek Mills. That rapper should be thankful. Despite all the pounding from the media, court and his fellow rappers, this asss still stuck with him.. What a consolation.

See more photos below..

55 year old British Marathon runner dies metres away from finish line (Photos)

 
A British man, Mike Freeman, believed to be 55 years of age according to local reports died in Malta while running a marathon accompanied by his wife. 

The man according to Metro UK, complained of chest pain few weeks ago but was given the all clear to participate in the race by his doctor. 

More photos below..

Photos of Abba Moro, others in court today, to be remanded in Kuje prison

 
Justice A.I. Chikere of a Federal High Court in Abuja today ordered former Interior Minister, Abba Moro, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior Anastasia M. Daniel-Nwaobia and a deputy director in the ministry F. A. Aleyebami to be remanded in Kuje prison custody till March 2nd when their formal bail application will be heard. 

Moro and two others are being arraigned on an 11 count charge ranging from the abuse of procurement process and diversion of public funds.

More photos below..

Aisha Al-Hassan & Emir of Kano responds to social media pressure to Free Ese Oruru from her Kano slave master

 
The social media campaign that was started yesterday to free 14-year-old Bayelsa girl, Ese Oruru, who was abducted and forcefully married by a Kano man, is beginning to yield result. 

The campaign is being pushed with the hashtag #FreeEse, to draw the attention of the authorities who had before now, pretended they weren't aware of this heinous crime and they are beginning to respond now.
 
The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Al-Hassan has reacted to the abduction and forceful marriage, and vowed to ensure her release.

#LLAM3: Photos from Ciara’s charged performance at Darey’s #LoveLikeAMovie3 concert

 
Grammy award winning American singer, Ciara gave a charged performance on Sunday night, at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, during Darey Art Alade’s “Love Like a Movie 3” concert.

See below, 10 photos from her performance:

Girl conducts little experiment to expose how Nigerians takes unserious issues, serious

Yesterday, a Nigerian girl Oreoluwa, conducted a simple experiment to expose how Nigerians takes unserious issues, serious, and serious issues, unserious..

She tweeted that she's ready for marriage and wanted retweets from people. In no time, the tweet went viral. Even a popular blogger posted her tweet with the title;  "This lady is ready for marriage and looking for her husband on your timeline...lol"

Senate reportedly set to issue an arrest warrant for former Former EFCC boss, Ibrahim Lamorde

The Nigerian Senate is set to issue an arrest warrant for former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, for failing to appear before the senate despite several invitations.

According to Punch Newspapers, the Senate may direct the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, to arrest Lamorde within the week.

Beauty website mistakes Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey in an embarrassing #Oscars tweet

Total Beauty posted this photograph of Whoopi Goldberg arriving to the 88th Academy Awards, but mistook her for Oprah 
In the midst of the Oscars race controversy, a beauty company tweeted during the red carpet arrivals, confusing Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey.

Goldberg, who wore a black gown, revealed her tattoos running down her right shoulder.

Total Beauty, a website posting makeup reviews and fitness tips, posted a photograph of Goldberg with the caption: 'We had no idea Oprah was tatted, and we love it. #Oscars.'

I’m done with the Super Eagles- Emmanuel Emenike

 
According to Sportinglife, former Super Eagles forward and West Ham FC of England’s striker who was offered to be the new Super Eagles coach has rejected the offer. He revealed last night that he's done with the Super Eagles and not going back.

He said:
“I’m done with the Super Eagles, and I am making it clear again that I am not going back.”It’s my decision and I am not going to reverse it, I am sorry if I have offended anybody regarding this but no Eagles return for me. “Like I said, I didn’t quit because of anybody, it was a personal decision. Oliseh didn’t force me out of  the Super Eagles as it was reported, I dont need anybody to speak with me before I take a decision.  It was my decision and I won’t reverse it""

Younger sister of Nigerian top entertainment specialist, SwaGaPrince, to wed this weekend

 
Maryjane Tobechukwu, the younger sister of Nigerian top entertainment specialist Prince Chukwuemeka Okolie popularly known as SwaGaPrince, will be walking down the aisle with her man, Godwin Ubong, on Saturday, 5th of March in Lagos.

Traditional marriage will hold on Friday. March 4th, followed by church wedding the next day.

Traditional marriage will hold at 6 Omodara Avenue, off Balogun b/stop, Iju Ishaga, Lagos, while the church wedding takes place at Christ Holy Church International, Fagba Agege.

That awkward moment Stacey Dash's brief appearance on the #Oscars stage did not go down well

Actress Stacy Dash, who has received a lot of backlash from the African American community for not supporting black people enough,  made a bizarre appearance at the Academy Awards to wish the audience a 'happy Black History month'.

Introducing her as the new director of the Academy's 'minority outreach program', Chris Rock gave Dash a ten-second cameo to give her ironic greeting.

But the actress was only met with cringes and awkward stares from celebrities as she delivered a half-hearted Black History Month greeting to the crowd.

Lagos state launches sexual assault standing order, rape kits

 
In line with the mandate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Primary Health Care Board at the weekend launched the Sexual Assault Standing Order and Sexual Assault Evidence Examination Kit, also referred to as rape kits.

Coordinator of the DSVRT, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi said the launch was done at a training session for Health workers of Primary Health Care Centres.

She listed the five pilot centres to include Ogudu, Ita-elewa in Ikorodu, Ajilete in Ifako-Ijaiye, Palm Avenue in Mushin and Oshodi in Oshodi-Isolo.

Lady Gaga & Priyanka Chopra hit the #Oscars red carpet wearing $8 million worth of dazzling jewels each

All eyes may be on the glamorous gowns on the Oscar's red carpet, but the real bang is in the bling.

Both pop star Lady Gaga, 29, and Priyanka Chopra, 33, were wearing enough impressive jewels to buy a small suburban neighborhood as they hit the red carpet on Sunday at the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

Lady Gaga has been continuing her love affair with classic Hollywood glamour on the red carpet once more with a wavy Marilyn-style long blonde bob and a white strapless jumpsuit and over skirt.

#Oscars 2016: Complete list of winners

Finally: Leonardo DiCaprio used his Oscar win for Best Actor to deliver a lecture on climate change at the Academy Awards on Sunday night 
Winners of the 88th Academy Awards held on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California and hosted for the second time by Chris Rock, have been revealed.

Leonardo DiCaprio won his first Oscar for his grunting, gruff performance in The Revenant.

Full list of winners below..

#LLAM3: How Vector goofed at Darey’s #LoveLikeAMovie3 concert

 
In a classic case of mistaken identity, rapper, Vector suffered a serious goof at the Love Like a Movie 3 concert held last.

At the event, which was held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, Vector joined Sammy of X3M Music to perform ‘See You Again’- for a tribute to iconic entertainment personalities who have passed on.

Buhari to religious leaders: ‘Pray for my administration’

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged religious leaders across Nigeria to remember him in their prayers, so as to be able to provide effective governance for the country.

He also called on the religious leaders to support his administration’s bid to transform the nation.

The President made the statement on Sunday in Abuja while speaking at the Eagle Square Abuja, during the Jama’atul Izalatil Bid’ah WaIkamatis Sunnah, JIBWIS Annual Convention.

Doyin Okupe to VP Osinbajo: ‘You're a pastor..but you lied in a church’

Former Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, on Sunday, described the recent statement credited to vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, that no new road has been built by government in the last ten years as “a lie and an absolute falsehood.”

While expressing regrets that the statement was made in a church, Okupe, who stated this on his Facebook page, said that the church has a role to play in politics and that Osinbajo was wrong in assertion.

The former Presidential aide wrote that: “This is perhaps one of the most difficult posts I have made to date.”

#LLAM3: Watch Ciara speaking Pidgin at Darey's #LoveLikeAMovie3

Darey Art-Alade’s Love Like A Movie 3 went down last night and Ciara was Nigerianized.

The American singer shared a video of her speaking pidgin in American accent after the show. She really had fun.

Watch below.. Click here for photos from the event...

The #Oscars boycotts: #OscarsSoWhite protest outside Academy Awards venue (Photos)

The Reverend Al Sharpton (center) speaks during a protest outside the 88th Academy Awards as a demonstrator holds up his hands 
The Reverend Al Sharpton is leading dozens of protesters at the #OscarsSoWhite boycott near the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, where the 88th Academy Awards is taking place.

As Sharpton leads the protests in Los Angeles, director Spike Lee donned a tuxedo while attending the New York Knicks basketball game at Madison Square Garden in his own form of protest.

On Sunday, Sharpton threatened larger protests against Hollywood and the Academy Awards if the ceremony doesn't improve diversity among its top nominees.

Red carpet photos from the Oscar Awards

The biggest night on the Hollywood calendar is going right now..

And A-list guests at the 88th annual Academy Awards made sure to shine in glamorous outfits on the red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.

Many of the stars dared to bare in plunging looks, with Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett and Brie Larson all picking low-cut numbers.

See photos below..

#Oscars: Chris Rock's opening monologue totally nails #OscarsSoWhite controversy (Video)

Feb 28, 2016; Hollywood, CA, USA;  Chris Rock delivers the opening monologue at the 88th annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK ORG XMIT: USATSI-265242 ORIG FILE ID:  20160228_ajw_usa_232.jpg 
With all the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity at the 2016 Academy Awards, no one was facing more pressure than this year's host, Chris Rock. Some called for him to boycott the show. Instead, Rock promised a #blackout, and dude didn't hold back.

The host got things started by going off-script, commenting on an opening montage filled with nominated movies.

He explained why he didn't boycott the Oscars, aka the "White People's Choice" awards. "I  didn't quit the Oscar hosting job because "The last thing I need is to lose another job to Kevin Hart"

#FreeEse – Outrage over kidnap & forceful marriage of 14 year old Bayelsa girl by Kano man

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The Punch Newspaper has now launched a campaign to push for Ese Oruru's freedom.

On August 12, 2015, nothing indicated to Mrs. Rose Oruru, a food vendor in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, that she would soon face an ordeal over her 14-year-old daughter, Ese.

That day, she had gone to the market and left her four children at her shop. She returned to find out that her daughter, Ese, was allegedly abducted by one Yinusa, aka Yellow, who is one of her long standing customers.

Drama on Instagram as 'Fashion Police' calls Caroline Danjuma's earrings cheap..and she replies

A fashion critic Instagram page analyzed what Caroline Danjuma wore to her movie premiere on Saturday and called her earnings cheap.

The mother of three wasn't having that and set the record straight. Read the altercation below..

Rita Dominic, Toke Makinwa, Bovi, Yemi Alade, Cohbams.. More photos from Darey ’s Love Like A Movie 3

 
Celebrities stepped out for Darey Art-Alade’s Love Like A Movie 3, which is being headlined by American music star, Ciara.

Senator Florence Ita Giwa, Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Yemi Alade, TY Bello, Toke Makinwa, Bovi, Gbemi Olateru, Lami Phillips, Cohbams, others have been pictured at the event..
 

Click here first photos from the event.. Scroll down for more..

“I didn’t get married because of wealth” – Dakore Akande

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Nollywood actress Dakore Akande has a chat with TVC Entertainment and she talks about love, returning to the movie industry, the secret to her successful marriage and her love for music.

Buhari interacts with Qatar business community (Photos)

 
President Buhari had an interactive session with members of Qatar Business Community today Feb. 28th.
See more photos below.....

Lami Phillips debuts baby bump at Darey's #LoveLikeAMovie Concert 3

Lami Phillips 
Singer Lami Phillips is glowing and the reason is simple – she’s pregnant!

The music star stepped out for Darey Art-Alade’s Love Like A Movie 3 and she proudly showed off her baby bump on the red carpet.

Lami Phillips and her husband, Labo celebrated their 11th anniversary in January. The couple are proud parents of a daughter and now they are welcoming an addition to their family.

Indian man kills 14 family members, including 7 children & commits suicide over property dispute

 
A 35-year-old man identified as Hasnil Warekar murdered 14 members of his family, including his parents and 7 small children, in the early hours on Sunday, February 28, before taking his own life.

According to the police, the incident took place after the family members came together around 1 a.m. in his home at Kasarvadavil in Thane district, 32 kilometres from Mumbai.

18yr old rookie Man UTD's Rashford becomes internet sensation after sinking Arsenal + Photo of the match

 
Arsenal started the match knowing that a win against the Old Trafford side will put them within touching distance of league leaders Leicester City, but were not helped by the damning statistic of having won just once in the last thirteen visits to Old Trafford.

Arsenal had a full strength team to choose from with the core of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Welbeck, Coquelin and Walcott too much for comparison with Man Utd's youngsters Varela, Lingard, Depay and Rashford.

AY Makun's loving words to wife, Mabel


AY Makun and his wife Mabel were plagued by break up rumours this...and it seems that has reignited their love each other.

His wife, Mabel, also wrote on her page…
“If you do not know my story, don’t try to tell it”
His sweet message to her gives us a clue of those stories you have read..

Buhari appoints Sunday Aghaeze as PA to the President, State Photographer

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed, Mr Sunday Aghaeze, as Personal Assistant to the President, State Photographer.

The appointment according to a letter signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, took effect from June 1, 2015. Aghaeze, an award-winning photo-journalist, prior to his appointment, was a photo editor with THISDAY Newspapers in Abuja.

Florence Ita Giwa, Genevieve, Ini Edo, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, others at Darey's Love Like A Movie Concert 3

Darey Art Alade's Love Like A Movie Concert 3 is going down right now in Lagos. The event is headlined by American singer, Ciara.

Senator Florence Ita Giwa, Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, TY Bello, others have been pictured at the event..

See first photos below..

Kemi Adeosun covers her hair as she signs bilateral agreement with Qatar government (Photos)

 
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, covered her hair as she signed a bilateral agreement with Qatar's Minister of Finance, Ali Shareef Al Emadi, today February 28th. 

The bilateral agreement was on Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes Income Doha, Qatar. Behind both Ministers are President Buhari and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani. 

More photos below...

Jeremiah Ogbodo and his clients.. The profile of Nigeria's #1 fashion influencer/stylist


 
Jeremiah Ogbodo, better known as Swankyjerry of Swanky’s Signatures Styling, is arguably Nigeria's number one celebrity fashion influencer/stylist.

Swankyjerry began his career as a celebrity fashion stylist with the launch of his fashion and lifestyle brand Swanky Signatures Styling in June 2012 and has since then, grown to become one of the most sought after stylists in the industry. Asides from styling clients for red carpet appearances and video shoots, coverage of his work has appeared in many magazines and online publications. 

Mikel Obi chill with his twin daughters (Photos)

Mikel Obi is chilling at home with his family after Chelsea's win yesterday.

His girl friend and baby mama Olga Diyachenko shared the photo above and wrote: "Lazy Sunday"

See more beautiful photos of the family..

Families, marriages have been destroyed by social media - Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government has advised the social media to set up code of conduct to regulate their activities in order not to lose credibility as a platform.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the advice on Friday night when he declared Social Media Week closed in Lagos.

Actress Toyin Aimakhu is now a red haired lady (Photos)

Toyin Aimakhu is now rocking a red hair.. The actress has been teasing her Instagram fans with her new hair style and I think she looks good on it.

See photos below..

Samson Siasia to recall Enyeama and Emenike to Super Eagles

 
Samson Siasia, who was appointed as Super Eagles interim coach by NFF, has revealed plans to recall Vincent Enyeama and Emmanuel Emenike to the national team for the Egypt clash.
The two football stars announced their retirement from Super Eagles after reported clash with former coach, Sunday Oliseh.