related December 2017

Happy New Year from Bishop Ikedi Blog.. Welcome to 2018!

"The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals." —by Melody Beattie

Bishop Ikedi Blog welcome you all, my family, friends and fans into glorious 2018. And thank you with all my heart, because 2017 wouldn't have been awesome without all of you.

"2017 was one of the toughest years of my life " - Actress Damilola Adegbite

Actress Damilola Adegbite, who appeared in the news a lot for her crashed marriage with Actor Chris Attoh, has said 2017 was one of the toughest years of her life,

Read her post share on her Instagram page.

“2017 I bought my first house” – Tiwa Savage

2017 has been a great year for music star Tiwa Savage and with just a few hours to the new year, the singer has revealed that she bought her first house this same year.

Disclosing this on Instagram with a photo of the interior of the new home, the Mavin Records First Lady wrote:

Counting down to 2018: Mercy Aigbe shares beautiful photos from her recent shoot

In counting down to 2018,  Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has shared some beautiful photos from her recent shoot.

More photos below..

"I’ve learned to take pleasure in Nourishing YOUR dreams" Will Smith drops some inspiring words as he and Jada Pinkett celebrate 20 years wedding anniversary

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are celebrating 20 years of husband and wife today.

The Hollywood star took to his Instagram page to drop some inspiring words. He words sure revealed why they have been together this long with no major hitches in their marriage.

The couple are parent to three children grown children, Jaden Smith, Willow Smith and Trey Smith

Asisat Oshoala takes centre stage at Kenneth Omeruo's traditional wedding in Enugu (Photos)

Super Eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo and his fiancee, Chioma Nnamani, got married traditionally in Enugu state yesterday, 30th December.

Comedian Seyilaw, singer Humble Smith, actor Charles Inojie, footballers Victor Anichebe, Asisat Oshoala and more stars were spotted at the wedding ceremony.

Big Brother Africa’s Pokello Nare shows off her hot body on vacation in Maldives (Photos)

Former Big Brother Housemate and Zimbabwean socialite, Pokello Nare showed off her hot body while on vacation in Maldives. 

The mother of two shared the photos on her Instagram page.  See photos below..

"2017 broke me, I spent way too much time in hospital" - Toolz

With 2018 just a few hours away, media personality & OAP Toolz took a trip down memory lane and said a few things about 2017 on her Instagram page.

The media personality who lost pregnancy this year said 2017 broke her, but she is grateful for the grace of God that put her back together again.

Georgina Onuoha reveals she was in the emergency room receiving blood transfusion on her birthday as she shares her 2017 Testimony

Nollywood actress a Georgina Onuoha has revealed that while well-wishes were pouring in on her birthday, she was in the Emergency Room being treated for exhaustion, low hemoglobin and severe anemia.

The star actress explained via her Instagram page how she felt constantly tired and had to do a checkup which revealed the extreme situation.

14 times Ebuka Obi-Uchendu slayed in traditional outfits in 2017

Media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu shattered the Nigerian internet space in November when he showed up at Banky W and Adesua Etomi’s traditional wedding in a striking agbada.

For weeks on end, Nigerians could not seem to get over the clear fact that Ebuka stole the shine at his friend’s wedding.

President Buhari to address Nigerians on Monday morning

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday make a national broadcast to Nigerians for the New Year.

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement on Sunday said Buhari will address Nigerians at 7am.

'Fake traditional ruler' arrested in Lagos

One Olugbenga Jeremiah Oduwole who claims to be a Yoruba traditional ruler with the title of Oriade Of Iranmiyi Kingdom, Adeyenmi II, with his purported palace situated at No 1, Palace Way, Iranmiyi Kingdom, Ogun State, has been arrested in Lagos.

According to reports, his arrest came after the Oba of Kweme Kingdom in Badagry, Aholu Olalekan Sejiro James, got reports that Oduwole was claiming to be his friend and using that to collect money from people.

Majek Fashek, Ras Kimono & Oritz Wiliki in Kogi for Dino Melaye's New Year eve party

Senator Dino Melaye will be hosting a special New Year Eve party in Ayetoro, Kogi State tonight.

The Senator has invited three Veteran musicians Ras Kimono, Majek Fashek and Oritz Wiliki who have all arrived the state for the gig.

Demi Lovato flaunts her hot body in racy Instagram photos

Demi Lovato flaunted her pert derriere in the sultry snap for her Instagram story.

The singer posted photos of the front and backside of her striped bathing suit.

Man United midfielder Jesse Lingard 'cheats on model girlfriend hours after playing in Premier League match'

England footballer Jesse Lingard reportedly cheated on his girlfriend, American model Jena Frumes, with a single mother.

According to The Sun, the Manchester United midfielder invited Leonie Borek to his £3million Cheshire mansion just hours after he played in his team's 2-1 defeat to Manchester City.

Ms Borek says she was shocked to arrive to find Lingard enjoying Domino's pizza and Disaronno liquer while sat with teammate Marcus Rashford, who did not drink.

Pregnant Kylie Jenner reportedly splits from Travis Scott as her new baby bump photos surface

Kylie Jenner has reportedly split from boyfriend Travis Scott after he 'had a meltdown'.

The 20-year-old reality star has been dating the rapper since April and is believed to be pregnant with their first child.

But Radar Online claims Travis, 25, dumped his pregnant girlfriend over Christmas saying he "can't do this anymore".

Photos from Super Eagles player Kenneth Omeruo and Chioma Nnamani's traditional wedding in Enugu

Super Eagles player, Kenneth Omeruo and his fiancee, Chioma Nnamani, got married traditionally in Enugu state yesterday, 30th December.

Kenneth, who is a Chelsea defender but currently on loan at Turkish club Kasimpasa, proposed to Chioma back in September.

Genevieve Nnaji shares photos with her family as they celebrate cultural day in Mbaise, Imo

Nollywood darling, Genevieve Nnaji shared new photos with her family as they celebrate the Amuzu Nweafor Day in EziAda, Mbaise, Imo state.

More photos below..

Yusuf Buhari reportedly yet to regain his speech as doctors discover additional injuries on him

President Buhari's son, Yusuf, Buhari, is reportedly yet to regain his speech as doctors treating him at the Cedarcrest hospital in Abuja have discovered new injuries on his body.

Yusuf and his friend, Bashir Gwandu, were involved in a ghastly accident on December 26th while riding their power bikes in Gwarimpa, Abuja at about 8pm.

D'banj steps out with his wife & son for the first as he brings them on stage (Photos)

D'banj who has kept keep his marriage and family off social media has for the first appeared in public with them.

The music star brought his wife Lineo Didi Kilgrow and son Daniel Oyebanjo III on stage with him at a concert recently.

Solomon Dalung apologizes after Buhari erroneously appointed NFF board members

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has apologised to members of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF after President Buhari erroneously appointed members to the board's elective positions.

President Buhari had released a list of new board member appointments which came under attack for also having dead Nigerians in it. 

Okonjo-Iweala explains her comment on the last administration lacking the political will to save money

Two days ago, a video of former Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala surfaced online when she spoke at the George Washington University.

In the video, Okonjo-Iweala said that Nigeria is currently in Economic hardship because the last administration lacked the political willpower to save some money.

“Things got a bit out of hand” – Tamar Braxton on why her husband Vince Herbert was in Jail on Christmas Day

Vincent Herbert, estranged husband of Tamar Braxton, was arrested on Christmas Day for spousal assault, TMZ reports.

Vincent was reportedly released on $20,000 bail, although it is unclear what he did.

Braxton has said he did not get physical, saying things got “a bit exaggerated” in the midst of everything going on.

Nkem Says: Overcoming End of Year Blues

Normally, I would start my ‘End of Year Reflections’ and set goals for the coming year by the 2nd week of December, but I have been too numb to do it this year. Every time I pick up a pen, one sentence rings in my mind: “2017 has been your worst year since birth”.

Police say it is a criminal offence to make calls at filling stations

The police has said making phone calls at filling stations is a criminal offence which an offender could be arrested for.

Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, stated that an offender could be prosecuted and jailed for attempted arson.

Gabrielle Union share sexy bikini photos as she enjoys the holiday Dominican Republic beach

Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union-Wade shared these sexy bikini photos as she enjoys the holiday in Blue Beach Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

More photos..

Dead people on board list confirms Buhari, APC's incompetence - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as an unpardonable national embarrassment, the appointment of deceased persons as members of various federal boards by President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration.

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement said the development has further confirmed PDP's position that the APC administration is completely confused, disorganized and grossly incompetent, adding that Nigerians can now see the level of recklessness and shoddiness inherent in the management of the nation under the APC.

Cardi B twerk up a storm in nude sheer leotard at New Orleans concert

Rising rap star Cardi B debuted her new blue weave while clad in a sheer revealing leotard for her Swisher Sweets-sponsored concert in New Orleans on Friday night.

The 25-year-old hip-hop stunner (born Belcalis Almanzar) twerked up a storm while flanked by two female dancers onstage Louisiana's Joy Theater.

Vin Diesel named Forbes' top-grossing actor of 2017 after his movies amassed $1.6 billion

Vin Diesel was crowned the top-grossing actor of 2017 by Forbes after his movies amassed an eye-popping, combined $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts.

The star, 50, appeared in three major blockbusters - The Fate of the Furious ($1.2B), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($863.7M), and xXx: Return of Xander Cage ($346.1M).

While other ladies are slaying in the cities this slay queen is hunting bush meat in her village (Photos)

We are in the festive season and this is when most ladies automatically become slay queens in different cities. Even some that traveled to their hometown paint the town with different colours and hardly enters the kitchen, let alone bush to farm.

But one lady is teaching her fellow ladies how to be a real slay queen. After all, what a man can do, they say women can do it better.

Serena Williams shares her 10 personal moments of 2017 with beautiful photos

Tennis champion, Serena Williams took to her Instagram account to share her 10 personal moments of 2017 and to share how amazing the year has been for her.

The new mum shared the moments with beautiful photos. She wrote:

Presidency explain reasons ‘dead people’ were given appointments

Surprisingly, the Presidency is attempting to explain reasons it released a controversial list of appointments that has dead people in it. 
According to Premium Times, a Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said, “the list has a history” which explains the controversy around it.

“In 2015, Mr President requested all state chapters of the party to submit names of 50 party members for board appointments,” Shehu said.

Number of dead people in Buhari's latest appointments increases to 5

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Checking the list, Nigerians discovered that three of the people appointed have long died and those who have been docked for corruption in the past were also appointed.

K. Michelle bids farewell to her fake booty with compilation of twerk video

Singer, K. Michelle has bid farewell to her fake booty as she prepares to undergo a removal surgery in January 2018.

Sharing a twerk compilation tribute on Instagram, the 33-year-old mother of one, wrote:

"Buhari is President of both the living and the dead" "Your dementia has gone viral"- Fani Kayode, Nigerians reacts to Buhari appointing dead people

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

However, checking the list, Nigerians discovered that three of the people appointed have long died and those who have been docked for corruption in the past were also appointed.

Three dead persons, APC chieftains, people docked for corruption among President Buhari’s latest 1467 appointees (See full list)

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Some of those appointees were three dead people and those who have been docked for corruption in the past.

Presidency highlights 17 achievements of the Buhari administration in 2017 | Reno Omokri highlights his failures

The Presidency on Friday, listed Nigeria’s exit from recession, bumper food harvests and the emergence of the stock market as one of the best-performing in the world, as some of the major achievements of the Buhari Administration in 2017.

The list was contained in a statement in Abuja by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina.

Former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault could write tell-all book on Donald & Melania Trump marriage

Omarosa Manigault Newman, who rode all the way from Donald Trump's reality-TV show The Apprentice to a plum job inside his White House, resigned from her position in mid-December, amid controversies.

The White House announced on December 13 that Omarosa, who is known by her first name only, had resigned “to pursue other opportunities” - and the former White House aide could reveal details that are devastating to President Trump and first lady Melania Trump’s marriage in a tell-all book about her time in the White House, according to a new report.

Drama as President Buhari appoints 3 dead men as board members

In his end of the year appointments, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a deceased senator, Spanner Francis Okpozo, as the chairman of the Nigerian Press Council (NPC).

The Second Republic Senator died in Benin City, Edo, in 2016 at the age of 81.

Cardi B threatens to dump Offset if he cheats on again

Rapper Offset was recently exposed for cheating on his fiancee, rapper Cardi B, after a video from his iCloud was leaked online showing him with a naked woman in a hotel room in September before he proposed to her.

While on stage the other night Cardi warned his fiance if he's caught cheating next time that would be the end of their relationship.

Rapper Waka Flocka shares nake photo of his wife Tammy Rivera

American rapper Waka Flocka shared a naked shower photo of his wife Tammy Rivera, with his Instagram followers.

He captioned the photo: 'Real ASS Real Hair REAL ASS WOMAN...Real live mine ?.' 

Innoson Motors chairman gives details of his transaction with GTBank and case with EFCC

Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), has in a statement condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its actions, ThisDay reports.

The commission had arrested the Innoson boss, suing him, his company, and his brother.

In the statement released by the Head of Corporate Communications Innoson Group, Cornel Osigwe, Chukwuma revealed the charge is a temporary one, and is not before any court in Lagos State.

Lagos could begin taxing Churches, Mosques

The Lagos State Government could begin taxing religious centers if the Land Use Charge review, which has reportedly passed second reading at the state plenary, is passed into law, New Telegraph reports.

The house speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, said the law is intended to generate revenue for the state.

Fabulous Red Carpet photos from Davido's #30BillionConcert

A few days ago Davido’s 30 Billion concert held at the Eko Convention Center in Victoria Island.

Adunni Ade, Lola OJ, Eniola Badmus, Chidinma Ekile, Omowunmi Akinfessi, Liz John Black and more stars were spotted at the concert.

WhatsApp to stop working on some smartphones in 2018

WhatsApp will stop working on some smartphones from January 2018.

Owners of these devices will have to get new phones to enjoy the new updates and features of the chat app.

WhatsApp said it will ‘remove support’ for the phones because the newer version cannot be installed on them.

Photos from Nollywood Actor Ken Erics traditional Wedding in Enugu

Nollywood actor Ken Erics Ugo, married his long time fiancee, Chika in Enugu yesterday, Dec. 28.

The wedding ceremony was graced by some Nollywood stars including Rita Edochie, Rachael Okonkwo, Zubby Michael, Chizzy Alichi and Eve Esin.

More photos below..

NAFDAC alerts public of fake malaria tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised an alarm over the circulation of a fake anti malaria drug, Coartem, in the country.

The agency stated that the use of the fake Coartem tablets may result in poisoning (due to toxic substances), treatment failure, development of resistance and even death.

Donald Trump gets giant dog statue in China

A mall in northern China has installed a larger-than-life canine statue with more than a passing resemblance to US President Donald Trump to welcome the coming Year of the Dog.

The giant pooch towers above shoppers in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, sporting a slick golden pompadour, angled brows and a red scarf with one index finger raised in a distinctly Trumpian manner.

'President Buhari blames security officials for son’s bike accident'

Buhari and his son, Yusuf
President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly unhappy with his security officials, for allowing his son, Yusuf, leave home at 8pm on Tuesday for power-bike racing.

Yusuf was reportedly racing with a friend when in an attempt to overtake a vehicle, he skidded off the road, sustaining injuries that made him unconscious.

You wont believe the objects surgically removed from women vaginas as released by US doctors

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has released the list of the objects removed from women's vaginas over the last 12 months and you won't believe some of the objects found in there.

The agency puts out a database of emergency room visits, and the website released a list of strange objects doctors have found inside vaginas this year.