related June 2016

Ikpeazu reportedly prevented from entering Abia government house

Following the decision of the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) to issue a Certificate of Return to millionaire businessman, Uche Ogah, as the governor of Abia state, hundreds of people in Umuahia, the state capital, have blocked the Government House, YNaija reports.

According to a source who spoke to YNaija, Okezie Ikpeazu, the ousted Governor of the state was prevented from gaining access to the government house by supporters of the governor-elect, Ogah.

The source said Ogah, who is believed to be on his way back to Umuahia from Abuja, had informed his supporters that he would receive the Certificate of Return before travelling to Abuja.

Bloomberg writes on the Devaluation of the Naira, says excitement is short-lived as Nigeria economy sinks further

 
 International business website, Bloomberg, has written a new article on the recent devaluation of the Naira. According to the magazine, the excitement from the devaluation is shortlived as the Nigerian economy has since sunk further. 

Read the article below 
Optimism that a devaluation of Nigeria’s naira would breathe life into the country’s banking stocks faded almost as quickly as it started.

Lagos Farewell Testimonial match for late Shuaibu Amodu and Stephen Keshi to hold on July 23

 
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria in association with the Nigeria Football Supporters Club and the Lagos state government have scheduled the 23rd of July, 2016 for the Lagos Farewell Testimonial Match for the two departed former Super Eagles chief coaches, Amodu Shaibu and Stephen Keshi at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on July 23, 2016. 

A committee to oversee the match has also been set up according to the NFF.

Nollywood Filmmaker and Director Caesar Oruade and wife welcome a set of twins (Photos)

 
Nollywood filmmaker and Director with Jeta Amata Concept Caesar Oruade and wife welcomed a set of twins on June 28. The new father shared the photo on his Instagram page with the caption:
"With so much Joy in my heart, I want to welcome our heir and hero to planet earth, How wonderful you are O God Jehovah. You blessed me with Ayana Saunders and blessed us with our little royals. With love and praises to God of the Universe we say welcome Emperor and Empress! Your rule begins now."
See the bundle of joy below..

Court dissolves 15-year marriage after wife complained of constant abuse and assault by Mother-in-law

A Lagos Island Customary Court on Wednesday dissolved the 15-year marriage between one Dapo A. and his wife, Titilayo, over constant abuse and assault by the latter’s mother-in-law.

The President of the court, Awos Awosola, ordered the dissolution of the marriage after concluding that the union had broken down irretrievably.

“The marriage between the two parties has broken beyond redemption. The marriage between the two is hereby dissolved with effect from today, June 29th,” Awosola ruled.

Real Madrid player James Rodriguez and beautiful wife Daniella enjoy game of beach volleyball in Miami (Photos)

 
Real Madrid and Colombia attacker James Rodriguez was pictured with his beautiful and sexy wife Daniella Ospina enjoying a game of beach volleyball as they both holidayed in Miami, Florida. 

The player whose country Columbia were knocked out of the Copa America semis by Chile looked in high spirits as he and his wife who once played Volleyball professionally soaked up the Miami Sun. 

More photos below..

Aisha Buhari cancels planned visit to US.. Heads to Saudi Arabia

The Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has cancelled her scheduled trip to the United States of America for the World First Ladies Conference holding at Colorado.

Many had hoped Aisha Buhari would have used the opportunity of the visit to put to rest the controversies surrounding her name in the Halliburton bribery scandal.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State had earlier claimed that Aisha Buhari has been avoiding the United States because of her alleged involvement in the  scandal.

Expert claims that by 2025 women will have more sex with robots than with men

 
If futurologist Dr Ian Pearson is to be believed, women are set to dump men for robots and the revolution is not so far into the future, just ten years away. In a report he compiled on the future of sex, he claims that in as little as a decade, women will have more sex with cyborgs than with men and the practice will be as common as watching porn.

Dr Pearson claims in his report that robot sex may become so popular that it will overtake human intercourse - and will be fully-fledged by 2050.

In the report, commissioned by Bondara, the Dr Pearson claims:

Olisa Metuh offers to refund N400m to FG

 
Embattled former Publicity Secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, has offered to refund the N400 million from the alleged arms deal procurement fund that was traced to him. 
In a statement released by his lawyer, Onyechi Ikpazu, Metuh said he was returning the money to signify his support for President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption war. Metuh is currently undergoing trial for money laundering at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Full text of his statement offering to refund the money below

Court stops Abia Chief Judge and others from swearing-in Uche Ogah as Governor (Photos)

Following a court order, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today issued a Certificate of Return to Mr Uche Ogah, who came second at the last Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Abia State.

On the account of allegedly using fake tax returns during the primaries, Justice Okon Abang had stated that the incumbent governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu was never qualified to run in the PDP primaries as a governorship candidate. He nullified Ikpeazu's election and ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Ogah.

Eid al-Fitr: FG declares July 5th & 6th as Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 5, and Wednesday, July 6 2016 as public holidays to celebrate the Muslim festival, Eid-el Fitri.

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, announced the holiday in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.

The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Bassey Akpanyung.

Abia Governorship: Photos of Uche Ogar receiving his Certificate of Return from INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stirred up controversy in Abia state by issuing a Certificate of Return of to Uche Ogah, who came second at the Peoples Democratic Party primaries in 2014, following the order by Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Abang had ordered INEC to immediately issue a Certificate of Return to the plaintiff, Ogah in a tax evasion case filed against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

The court held that Ikpeazu submitted false tax information to the party in the run up to the primaries, hence was not qualified to run for the 2015 governorship election.

Lebanese Bureau de Change Operator dupes three Lagos customers out of N137 million

The Lagos State Police command has launched a manhunt for a Lebanese Bureau de Change Operator known as Aly Sayad accused of absconding with $487,000 (about N137 million).

Three businessmen had gone to Sayad’s office on Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island on Tuesday and gave him the $487,000 to help them change to Naira.

Sayad, it was learnt, told them to wait for him in his office that he wants to go to the bank to transfer the money to them.

Burna Boy wants bloggers to stop writing anything about him

 
Burna Boy who is becoming more popular with his controversies than his music, is back with yet another controversial statement.

The dance-hall artiste who is currently in the UK, says he would be happy if his name stays out of the news; be it negative or positive.

While speaking on music show, Factory 78, Burna Boy addressed his recent attacks on Nigerian Bloggers.

“I never asked you to write about me. I never asked anyone to write about me. I’d be happy if no one wrote about me. I’d appreciate that”, he said.

Governor Ikpeazu to INEC: ‘You can’t issue Certificate of Return when there’s a subsisting appeal’

Okezie Ikpeazu has declared that he is still the Governor of Abia state in spite of the fact that the Independent National Electoral Commission has issued a Certificate of Return of to Uche Ogah who came second at the Peoples Democratic Party primaries in 2014.

An Abuja Federal High Court had on Monday, June 27 ruled that Ikpeazu was illegitimately elected as the PDP’s standard bearer, owing to his filing of false tax returns.

Consequently, the court ordered INEC to immediately issue a Certificate of Return to Ogah – which was carried out earlier on Thursday, June 30.

Iggy Azalea says she caught ex Nick Young cheating on their home security camera

This morning reports surfaced that Iggy Azalea broke up with her basketballer ex-fiance Nick Young because he got his baby mama pregnant.

The couple who got engaged last year have had a very public breakup that has played out in the media.

Iggy Azalea, in a series of tweets, has stated that she broke up with Nick because she saw him bringing home a lot of girls to their house and that she caught him cheating on the home security footage.

According to her, their breakup was not because of his baby mama. She went on to say that if the baby mama pregnancy rumours are true then she is also just finding out like the rest of the world.

See her tweets below.

Senate Committee asks Malami’s representative to leave hearing on forgery case, says it summoned the AGF not him

The Senate on Thursday closed the public hearing on the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules after the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami did not show up in person.

Malami was represented by the S.A to President Buhari on Prosecution, Okoi Obono Obla.

Obla who is attached to the Ministry of Justice, was asked to leave the hearing after he told the Senate Committee on Legal Matters, Judiciary & Human Rights led by Senator David Umaru that the AGF is not in the country.

Istanbul Attack: Turkish official says attackers were Russian, Uzbek & Kyrgyz nationals

A Turkish official on Thursday confirmed that the three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers who attacked the Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

The suspects are accused of killing 42 people in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul airport this week.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in Istanbul, declined to give details because the investigations have not yet been released.

Toke Makinwa's beautiful editorial spread for Glam Africa Magazine (Photos)

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A couple of days ago we brought you the cover photo of Toke Makinwa for the Summer 2016 edition of Glam Africa Magazine and her interview.

Aptly called the Power edition, the magazine speaks to Toke about her recent challenges and how she overcame them to maintain her crown as Nigeria’s top social media personality. Toke is on a mission “to showcase ‘New Africans’ who are working hard and creating their own wealth and affluence” and she shares the secrets behind that in her interview.

See more photos from the shoot below.

Abia Governorship: INEC issues a Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah, as directed by High Court (See the certificate)


The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday, Justice Okon Abang, ordered the governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu to immediately vacate his office as he was never qualified to run for the party primaries in the People's Democratic party (PDP) as a guber candidate, on the account of fake tax returns

The judge directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue a certificate of return to Uche Ogah, the opponent of Okezie Ikpeazu, who polled the second highest number of votes in the primary election. The judge also ordered the Chief Judge of the state to swear in Uche Ogah, as the new governor of the state.

Twitter Nigeria react after Ooni of Ife sings “Jesus is my Father” in Church (Watch the video)

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, during his 3-week trip to the United States of America, visited the Redeemed  Christian Church of God (RCGG), Jesus House in Washington DC.

While addressing the congregation, the Ooni asked them to join him in singing a song to his father that will never fail him – Jesus.

The Ooni went on to sing the song: “I have a father that will never ever fail me…. Jesus is my father, he will never ever fail me…”

Watch the video here:

Dance queen Kaffy celebrates her birthday with sexy photo

 
Nigerian dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach Kafayat Oluwatoyin Shafau best known as Kaffy turns 36 today.

The other of 2 shared the sexy photo to mark her birthday.

She wrote:

Alleged forgery: Senate, Presidency exchange words

 As the controversy surrounding the alleged forgery of the senate standing order by Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu lingers on, the Senate and the Presidency has been boxing each other publicly.

The Senate has hit back at the Secretary to the Federal Government, David Babachir Lawal for stating that it is only the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and two others, that are on trial for forgery at an Abuja High court.

The SGF had cautioned the Senate leadership not to drag the entire National Assembly into their ongoing trial.

The Senate has responded by stating that the trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu for alleged forgery of the standing orders of the house is a mere plot by the executive to create a distraction for the leadership of the senate and force a change of leadership.

Ali Modu-Sheriff's camp denies report he was sacked by FCT Court

 
Ousted chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has dismissed the report of his sack by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, describing the report as “false and a clear misrepresentation of the ruling of the court.”

This was contained in a statement signed by Professor Adewale Oladipo, the factional National Secretary, who said the court delivered its judgement on certain amendments, which have nothing to do with the leadership of Sheriff.

The statement reads in part:

Buhari hosts Obi of Onitsha, Ooni of Ife, Sultan of Sokoto & other traditional rulers (Photos)

President Buhari hosted the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria to the breaking of Ramadan fast in the State house, yesterday June 29th.

Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, Ooni of Ife; Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Sultan of Sokoto; Sa'ad Abubakar IV amongst others were present.

Buhari asked the traditional rulers to mobilize their subjects to go back to their farms. He said the dwindling price of oil has forced the Federal government to look in other directions to source for revenue.

Fani-Kayode denies sending message to all Christians, Apostle Suleiman from detention

Former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode has denied reports that he send a message to Christians and Apostle Johnson Suleman, General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International.

Fani-Kayode in a statement, on Thursday, signed by Jude Ndukwe, his Special Assistant on Media, said that the purported ‘message was part of a long and systematic plot by mischief makers, his traducers and detractors to continue to discredit and malign his person and character, and cause disaffection among his friends, associates and supporters.’

The statement read thus:

Atiku, Ben Bruce, Oby Ezekwesili, Shehu Sani, others mourn Ojo Maduekwe

 
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Oby Ezekwesili, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, Senator Shehu Sani, have joined other Nigerians to mourn the death of former Minister of Transport and one time Minister of Foreign Affairs and Works, Ojo Maduekwe, who died yesterday June 29th. 

The former Minister was returning from Dubai where he had gone for one of his sons graduation when he slumped at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. 

He was rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead. See reactions below..

K Michelle promotes her new album by baring her boobs on Instagram (Photos)

K Michelle who recently released her album, posted some new sexy photos from her video shoot featuring Rick Ross and Fabulous, on her page. 

The singer bared her chest, almost spilling out her 'pointers' to whom it may concern. It is all about promoting her album.

More sexy photos below..

Photos from memorial vigil held in honour of late Nigerian rep at the Mandela Washington Fellowship

 
A memorial vigil was held at the United Methodist Church US yesterday in honor of 24-year-old John Paul Ojaojogwu Usman, one of the 100 Nigerians selected for the entrepreneurship and leadership training in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship in US who died on Saturday June 25th while hiking near the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 

Your club will return to the 'Alex Ferguson days' next season- Mourinho assures Man Utd players, fans

 
New Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has assured players and fans that the team will return back to the glory days of Sir Alex Ferguson.

Man Utd fans had gotten frustrated that the football at the club had become ineffective and slow Post-Ferguson era and needed a change hence the appointment of Mourinho as its new coach following David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal's time in charge.

But according to a report by Mirror UK, Mourinho has promised senior players at the club and fans that the style of football at the club will return back to the glory days and that he will bring through players from the youth team.

What you say on social media might deny you entry visa to United States

 
US may screen foreign traveller's Facebook and Twitter accounts to know what you they are saying, USA Today reports.

The US government's new proposal to curb terrorism involves snooping around social media accounts of foreign travelers. The new proposal to ask visitors and non-citizens for their “social media identifier”could help border agents “investigate” your background without having to go to the NSA, Customs and Border Protection, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), believes having this “identifier” could help it find “possible nefarious activity and connections.”

According to the Federal Register, if the plan is approved following a public consultation process that ends on August 22, those traveling under either the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) or visa waiver programs under Form I-94W would have the option of answering, “Please enter information associated with your online presence – Provider/Platform – Social media identifier,"

WAEC certificate: Lawyer withdraws suit against Buhari

Abuja based legal practitioner, Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, has filed a notice at the Federal High Court Abuja withdrawing the suit he filed challenging the authenticity of President Buhari's Cambridge West African School Certificate WASC. 

Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe in the suit alleged that President Buhari did not sit for the Cambridge West African School Certificate WASC) in 1961 as he claimed. The notice for the discontinuance of the suit dated June 27th reads in part ;

Prison break: Officer in Charge of Kuje prison removed

 
Following the jail break at the Kuje Medium prisons last Friday June 24th in which two inmates escaped, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Prison Service, Ahmed Jafa’aru, has ordered the removal of the officer in-charge of Kuje prison, Musa Tanko, and also instituted a probe panel over the matter. 

The two inmates Maxwell Ajukwu and Solomon Amodu, were standing trial for murder and escaped from the facility by scaling the fence.

They are currently at large.

For Buratai, cattle rustling, armed robbery are security challenges but herdsmen activities is not

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Wednesday, said that the involvement of the army in operations to check insurgency, pipeline vandalism, cattle rustling, armed robbery, among others (minus Fulani herdsmen activities) is stretching the force close to its limits.

Speaking at the inauguration of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, in Abuja, Buratai said:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie flags off Airtel’s ‘Reading for Leading’ Campaign in Lagos (Photos)

 
Renowned novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, on Wednesday, flagged off the Airtel Reading for Leading Campaign. The campaign is aimed at helping underprivileged children in public primary schools and providing them with access to relevant, high-quality text books.

The flagging off ceremony held at the Airtel corporate headquarters in Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, and was attended by children of Airtel’s pilot adopted school, Oremeji Primary School 2, Ajegunle, Lagos.

Actress Halima Abubakar blames social media for failed celebrity marriages, says she's not interested in being Mrs

 
Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar has blamed the rapid rise of social media for the recent failures of marriages.

Speaking to Encomium magazine in a recent interview, the actress said for a marriage to last, both partners have to possess a ‘serious’ knowledge of each other which transcends just ‘physical’ knowledge.

She also said has no immediate plans to be a Mrs, as, according to her,  there's no happiness or genuine love these days.

US Marine Corps replaces “Man” with “Marine” in some of its job titles to ensure Gender Neutrality

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The United States Marine Corps has taken out the word “man” in 19 of its job titles, The Washington Post reports.

This follows a directive by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to make occupational specialties more gender neutral after once-closed combat jobs were opened to women at the start of the year.

In other changes, “antitank missileman” has been renamed “antitank gunner,” and “field artillery operations man” is now “field artillery operations chief.” The other three title changes pertain to positions associated with reconnaissance Marine (formerly reconnaissance man) occupational specialties.

Rapper Fetty Wap & baby mama Masika Kalysha seriously disgraced themselves on social media

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All these baby mama and baby daddy drama should make some guys walk around with 'raincoat' to avoid what you didn't plan for.

Rapper Fetty Wap and reality star Masika Kalysha got into a disgraceful exchange on Twitter Wednesday over their newborn daughter.

The rapper had initially denied fathering baby before DNA nailed him and since then it has been social media war between the two.

Michele Obama & her daughters are joined by actress Meryl Streep for dinner with the Moroccan royal family (Photos)

 
Michele Obama and her daughters were joined by actress, Meryl Streep as they joined other members of the Moroccan royal family for a traditional Moroccan iftar, a dinner to break the fast during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan at King's Palace in Marrakesh on Tuesday evening.

The United States First Lady with her daughters and mother are on a six-day trip to Liberia, Morocco and Spain to promote education for girls.

In Morocco, only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level. More photos below..

Abians rally in solidarity with embattled Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu

 
Abia State residents on Wednesday came out to rally in solidarity with their embattled Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu. 
This is coming after Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordered the Governor to vacate his office after finding him guilty of submitting false information to his party - PDP during the party's governorship primary in December 2014.

Responding to the crowd of Abians who besieged the government house in Umuahia, the Governor, represented by his Deputy, Ude Oko Chukwu, said he will employ all judiciary processes to regain his mandate and expressed confidence that the judiciary will do the right thing.

Ronaldo to join Man City, Henry to replace Wenger + 5 more things likely to happen than England winning World Cup

 
Cristiano Ronaldo joining Manchester City, Thierry Henry replacing Arsene Wenger as Arsenal coach, Kim Kardashian saying goodbye to her public life and Aliens being found before 2050 are some of the events more likely to happen than England winning the 2018 World Cup according to bookmakers

After their Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland, the nation who (supposedly) invented football have now won six knockout games in the last 50 years. That's why Ladbrokes are currently offering 20/1 against England achieving World Cup glory in Russia

Court grants ex-Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosun N500million bail

 
Former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, who is accused of being involved in a N21 billion fraud while he was office, was arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday and was granted N500 million bail. 

Amosu was arraigned alongside Jacob Adigun, an Air Vice Marshal, and Gbadebo Olugbenga, an Air Commodore on a 26-count of stealing about N50 billion.

They pleaded not guilty to all the charges. The judge afterwards granted them bail in the sum of N500 million each.

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, other billionaires suffer heavy losses due to Brexit

Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, and Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook have lost 3.4 billion dollars to the decision of the UK voters to leave the European Union.

According to Bloomberg Billionaires ranking, both men were the worst-hit billionaires in the U.S., losing 1.8 billion dollars and 1.6 billion dollars respectively.

Global markets erased another 69.2 billion dollars from the combined net worth of the world’s 400 richest people on the first trading day of the week after the Brexit vote, bringing total loss to 196.2 billion dollars in 48 hours.

Nigerian doctors break Guinness Book of Records by removing the world's largest fibroid from a woman's belly

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 Nigerian doctors have performed wonders by removing the world's largest fibroid from a woman's belly

The news was shared by Nigerian trained doctor Abraham OC Ogolo and below is what he wrote on his Facebook page:

Buhari's body guard with link to Boko Haram reportedly arrested

One of President Buhari's bodyguard, Coporal Hassan Aminu, who is alleged to have links with Boko Haram has been reportedly arrested.

Vanguard report that Aminu had been taken into custody by security operatives for interrogation.

The Presidency is yet to release official statement on this.

Former Nigeria Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, is dead

Former Minister of Works, Chief Ojo Maduekwe is dead. He was 71 years old.

Ojo Maduekwe who was born May 6, 1945 in Abia State, was also appointed Foreign Minister of Nigeria on July 26, 2007 by late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Maduekwe was also appointed Culture and Tourism minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999, Minister of Transport in 2001, before he became Works minister.

Lagos government clarifies incident surrounding street hawker knocked down by truck

 
Read the press statement below...

    The Lagos State Government has clarified the misconception surrounding the unfortunate incident where a street hawker was knocked down by an oncoming truck at Maryland Bus Stop on Wednesday. The street hawker, who was trying to evade arrest from officials of Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI), had attempted to cross the road before being hit by the truck, which was erroneously thought to be a BRT Bus.

As a result, hoodlums armed with sticks and stones, immediately descended on some BRT buses plying the route as at the time of the incident and in the process destroyed several of the BRT buses.

Nigerian singer, Admiral C4C proposes to his 'oyibo' on the streets of Romania (photos)

 
Ihumezie Christian Nnadozie aka Admiral C4C, a Nigerian born Romania based singer, proposed to his oyibo girlfriend on the streets of Romania yesterday June 28th which was also her birthday.

He shared the photos from his surprise engagement on his Facebook wall and wrote
"After four years, i summoned the courage today being her birthday to say these words.. "will you marry me"?.

Khloe Kardashian pictured flirting with Trey Songz (Photos)

 
Trey Songz is probably about to be constantly photographed and mentioned in the news, not for his music but his romance with one of the Kardashian girls.

Khloe who celebrated her 32nd birthday party at Dave & Buster's in Hollywood, was pictured flirting with the music star on Monday.

Both were later seen leaving together after the party.. More photos below..

Literary Icon, Elechi Amadi, dies at 82

 
Educationist, novelist, and dramatist, Elechi Amadi has died. He passed away this afternoon at a hospital in Port Harcourt. He was 82.

The author of the ever green novel 'The Concubine' was born on 12 May, 1934 in Aluu community, Ikwerre local government area of Rivers state.

The River state government have released a statement mourning his passing.

The late literary icon was  among the first generation of African writers and novelists. Some of his works include The Concubine (1966), The Great Ponds (1969), and The Slave (1978).