related January 2018

2 suicide bombers attack IDP camp in Borno

Many Internally displaced persons are feared dead after two suicide bombers attacked the Dalori IDPs camp which is the largest in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Confirming the attacks, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in a statement released today, said only the two suicide bombers were killed during the attack.

Jay Z set to move into restaurant business as he registers 'Hovino'

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He's got 99 businesses, and soon, a restaurant will be one.

Jay Z is about to expand his empire into the dining and wining sector, after moving to secure the rights to 'Hovino' for the purposes of restaurant and café services, pubs, cocktail lounges and wine bars.

#CHAN2018: Super Eagles of Nigeria beat Sudan to qualify for final

The home based Super Eagles of Nigeria are through to the final of the ongoing African Nations Championship in Morocco after beating Sudan 1-0 in a game which saw both team ending the game with ten men, following a red card apiece to both team.

A solitary strike from Gabriel Okechukwu settled the game in favour of Nigeria, who were reduced to ten men following the sending off of Ifeanyi Ifeanyi for two bookable offence.

I have heart related ailment, not heart disease – Fani-Kayode

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has dismissed media reports linking him with heart disease, saying he only has a heart-related ailment.

The said report emanated from court proceedings where Fani-Kayode’s lawyer, Norrison Quarkers, SAN, told the court that the former Minister had a heart related ailment.

"I swear, I felt like I was hugged by an angel" Woman’s reaction to seeing Beyoncé & Jay Z in the hallway

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The woman in this viral photo has finally opened up on how she felt after suddenly seeing Beyonce and Jay Z walk pass her in the hallway at a New York hotel the night before the Grammys.

The woman, Susan Monaghan said she felt like she was hugged by an angel.

“I swear,” Monaghan said, “I felt like I was hugged by an angel.”

Nigerian photographer Yagazie Emezi wins Getty Images Award

Nigerian documentary photographer, Yagazie Emezi, has been awarded the Inaugural Creative Bursary Award by Getty Images.

The 26-year-old is among the six recipients selected by an industry-leading panel of the international photo curating platform to get amounts between $2000 and $5000.

Other recipients include Neema Githere from Kenya; Oriana Koren, Jeremy Dennis, Donavon Smallwood and Tara Sellios from the United States of America.

Rapper DMX back to jail for failing drug tests

Rapper DMX is going back to jail after failing a drug test.

The 47-year-old rapper - real name Earl Simmons - was taken into custody in a court in Manhattan for failing drug tests according to TMZ on Tuesday.

The site reports that it is a violation of his tax case which he pleaded guilty to last month to dodge the $1.7 million in taxes he'd otherwise owe.

TV personality Jessica Cunningham reveals how 13-year-girl says she's following Kim Kardashian's footsteps by sending nudes to boys

 
Kim Kardashian few days ago bared her naked body in new Instagram photos.

The Reality TV star and mother of three is not new to posting raunchy photos on social media, those who consider her their role model are emulating her lifestyle.

Tupac Shakur’s alleged rape victim speaks out for the first time 20 years after his death

20 years after his death, the alleged victim of a 1993 rape perpetrated by rap legend Tupac Shakur, which sent him to jail, has spoken out about the incident.

Ayanna Jackson, now 44, says she was raped in November 1993 by Tupac and his friends.

In an interview with VladTV, Ayanna describes the sexual assault, claiming Tupac told her he wanted to share her with his friends and persisted to force her into a group sex situation despite her repeatedly telling him no.

Amb. Dion Osagie allegedly beat his wife mercilessly and locked her up (Video)

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Ambassador Dion Osagie has been accused of beating his wife and locking her up against her will.

Osagie allegedly beat Winifred up, hit her head with the handle of a knife, then locked her up against her will in their house in Benin, Edo state until she sent an SMS to her brothers and they rushed down to break her out of the house.

Transfer News: Aubameyang joins Arsenal, Olivier Giroud moves to Chelsea and Batshuayi joins Dortmund on loan

Chelsea have completed the signing of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal for £18m.

The France international will join the Blues on an 18-month contract with an option to extend it for another year after the two clubs agreed a deal on Wednesday.

President Buhari writes Senate over Fulani herdsmen killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Nigerian Senate regarding the spate of Fulani Herdsmen killings in Benue State, The Cable reports.
 
Buhari, in the letter, said it is wrong for the Senate to infer he has done nothing to stop the killings.

Donald Duke, Oyinlola attend launch of Obasanjo’s Coalition for Nigeria in Abuja

Former Cross River and Osun State Governors Donald Duke and Oyinlola Olagunsoye were in attendance during the launch of the Coalition for Nigeria (CN) movement, The Cable reports.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had in a letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek for a 2nd term, touted the Coalition as “the way out” for Nigerians.

Singer Dencia is freezing her eggs to have kids in the future

Cameroonian Singer Dencia is not having kids anytime soon.

The singer took to her snapchat to share shots of her in the doctors office in the process of freezing her eggs.

Donald Trump's State of the Union address: Melania Trump’s outfit drama, Black lawmakers wear Kente to protest 'shitholes' comment & the full speech

U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address on Tuesday.

Trump did address a joint session of Congress last February, but the first major speech given after an inauguration isn’t considered a State of the Union.

During Tuesday’s address, Trump touched on topics including immigration, the economy and national security, sticking to the official theme of “building a safe, strong and proud America.”

Photobombers turned Models: 3-Year-Old Tobi joins Olajumoke in new Photoshoot

We already know Olajumoke's Cinderella story, and another 3-year-old boy whose photobombing wedding pictures went viral in 2017 has kickstarted his modelling career.

Tobi joined Olajumoke in a wedding-themed photoshoot.

Nigerian car dealer Obi Okeke buys Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti for $2.5m

A Nigerian luxurious car dealer in the US, Obi Okeke, popularly referred to as Doctor Bugatti, has purchased Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti Veyron for $2.5m

According to TMZ, the Bugatti dealer has intentions to resell the vehicle.

#Trending video of women protesting sexual abuse from Church Leader in South Africa

A video showing two young women in Wesley Methodist Church in Tshwane, South Africa, disrupting church service to protest alleged sexual abuse is trending on social media.

In the video posted by @AthiGeleba, 2 young women are seen standing before the church holding up sheets of paper.

“Glee” actor Mark Salling 'hangs himself' few weeks before sentencing for child pornography (Photos - Video)

“Glee” actor Mark Salling has committed suicide by hanging, TMZ reports.

Salling, who was arrested and had pled guilty to child pornography charges was found dead in a riverbed near his home in Sunland. His body was found hanging from a tree.

Rapper Olamide loses Mum

Singer Olamide lost his mother today.

The details of her death are unclear at the moment but the rapper who lost his father a few years ago, shared the news on his Instagram page with the caption “🕯🕯🕯🕯🕯 Orisa bi iya o si 💔💔💔💔💔

Amber Rose makes first appearance after breast reduction surgery (Photos)

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Amber Rose has been pictured for the first time since she underwent breast reduction surgery to reduce the size of her enormous 36H bust.

On Monday afternoon, the 34-year-old curvy model and mother of one made her first appearance since her surgery as she stepped out in Beverly Hills.

Diddy caught photoshopping French Montana out of photo with Jay Z, Nas, and Kendrick Lamar


Noted king of the crops Diddy is back at it again.

Following the Grammys, Diddy took to Instagram to post a picture of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Nas, with the caption, "3 Kings! 3 GREAT FRIENDS! Love you guys. #BlackGreatness"

Quincy Jones, 84, says he has 22 girlfriends around the world who know about each other

Quincy Jones, 84, has said he has 22 girlfriends and they all know each other.

The record producer said he was serious and further revealed he has women in different countries.

In a new GQ interview, he said: "I got 22 girlfriends...Hell yeah. Everywhere. Cape Town, Cairo. Stockholm - she's coming in next week. Brazil -Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, and Rio. Shanghai - got a great girl over there from Shanghai, man. Cairo, whew."

“I was not forced or paid to confess" Stephanie Otobo discredits online video, vows to mention her sponsors (Watch)

In reaction to a video published online earlier today, Stephanie Otobo, a Canada-based musician has denied allegations that she was lured by Apostle Johnson Suleman to confess to having lied against the preacher over a sex scandal that rocked the internet in 2017.

Just few days after Obodo went to Apostle Suleman's church in Edo to confess that she lied against him, Sahara Reporters on Tuesday published a pre-recorded video of Otobo foretelling her confession.

Ahmed Musa rejoins former club CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City

Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa has returned to Russian club CSKA Moscow, on loan from Leicester City after failing to impress at the English Club

The 25-year-old winger who signed for Leicester for a club-record fee of £16 million in July 2016, made 21 appearances for the club and scored only two goals.

'Pregnant woman collapses after she's slapped by a Naval officer in Lagos' (Video)


A Naval officer allegedly slapped a woman, who is said to be pregnant in Oshodi, Lagos, sending her crashing to the floor.

In a video shared online, the woman is seen lying on the floor as the Naval officer stands beside her looking confused as young men surrounded him and confronted him for slapping her.

“Should a wife give her wages to her husband?” Battabox asks Nigerian women (Watch)


With the rise of the fourth-wave of feminism, family dynamics in Africa have begun to change.

Several couples have taken a more modern approach to marriage, with both husbands and wives now going out to earn an income.

Tension in Kenya as opposition leader Raila Odinga is sworn in as “People’s President” (Photos - Video)

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as “the people’s president” during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta’s new term after months of deadly election turmoil.

Odinga took the symbolic presidential oath of office holding a Bible over his head in front of thousands of ecstatic supporters.

“I, Raila Omolo Odinga, do swear that I will protect the nation as people’s president, so help me God,” he said as the crowd cheered.

Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Michael B Jordan, Sterlin K Brown, Angela Bassett at Black Panther premiere in Hollywood (Photos)

The Black Panther world premiere held on Monday night (January 29) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

The event was attended by Lupita Nyong’o , Andy Serkis, Chadwick Boseman, Daniel Kaluuya, Forest Whitaker, Michael B Jordan, Ryan Cooler, Sterlin K Brown, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, and more.

Reuben Abati: Obasanjo & the Extent of Presidential Powers

More than a week after President Olusegun Obasanjo released his state of the nation commentary and devastating assessment of the Buhari administration, it has remained the main subject in the public arena in Nigeria. It is a measure of the stature, influence and capacity of the elder statesman that whenever he intervenes as he has done, he sets the tone for public debate and the country’s future political direction. I have already commented at length on the appropriateness, timeliness, depth, brutal honesty and shortcoming of that statement on both television and radio, more than twice, but there is an additional aspect that the statement further throws up, namely the nature and extent of presidential powers to wit: should Obasanjo blame Buhari?

God instructed me to pick my deputy as successor – Fayose

Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose, at a PDP rally on Monday in Ado Ekiti, declared that God directed him to support his Deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, to succeed him.

“Olusola never said he wanted to be deputy governor, but God instructed me to pick him. I said we will go together after our tenure, but God said I should allow him to stay; that what I said was my own opinion,” Fayose told the huge crowd.

"The future is not #BBNaija, it is in your hands..go and get your PVC!" Governor Dankwambo tells Nigerian Youths

The Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has urged Nigerian youth to go out and get their permanent voters card ready for the 2019 elections.

He said on his Twitter this while referencing reality TV show “Big Brother Naija,” saying it is good but not “the future.”

#BBNaija 2018: Miracle & Nina share the first kiss in the house (Watch)

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Big Brother Naija 2018 is already heating up in a romantic way.

In an interesting turn of events this morning, Miracle and Nina shared the first kiss in the house.

Miracle had previously appeared to be attracted to Ifu and Nina had stated from the beginning that she has a boyfriend.

Singer Di’Ja confirms she’s expecting her second child

Singer Di’Ja has confirmed she’s expecting her second child with her husband, Rotimi.

The Mavin star who birthed a boy back in 2016 has revealed she’s expecting baby number 2, and soon.

Hian! Video of Stephanie Otobo claiming Apostle Suleman told her to lie against the Government surfaces

Well, we are likely not to see the end of the Stephanie Otobo/Apostle Suleman saga anytime soon as a pre-recorded video of Otobo foretelling her confession has emerged.

Just last week, the Canadian based Nigerian singer who accused the head of Omega Fire ministry of sleeping with her and impregnating her, went to his church in Edo to confess that she lied against him.

Senator Olujimi reacts to reports that she directed her aide to slap National Assembly staff

 
Senate Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi, PDP, Ekiti South has denied the reports that she was slapped by a staff of the National Assembly, just as she said that at no time did she ask her aide to slap anybody.

There were reports on Monday that there was drama at the new wing of the Senate complex in Abuja after Senator Olujimi directed her aide to “slap” a member of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, for riding in the same elevator with her. The reports said the staff however slapped the senator in return and not her aide.

Seyi Shay wants to bare all like Kim Kardashian but she's not bold enough...yet

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Seyi Shay has been daring with her outfits, exposing lots of flesh many times and fans have waiting for the day she'll be bold enough to bare it all like Kim Kardashian.

The sultry singer has released new photos from her recent shoot and honestly we are disappointed that she wasn't bold enough to fully feed our salivating eyes.

Ekwueme was committed to the unity of Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the late former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, was committed to the unity of Nigeria throughout his lifetime.

Osinbajo made the statement during a Parade of Honour for Ekwueme mounted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday as part of the last respects by the Federal Government for him.

“They need to step up” – Grammy President Neil Portnow on lack of more Female Winners

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The Recording Academy and MusiCares President/CEO Neil Portnow speaks onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for NARAS)

The The Recording Academy and MusiCares President/CEO Neil Portnow has said women need to “step up” if they wish to win Grammy Awards.

Alessia Cara, who took home the Best New Artist award, was the only woman to win an award during the main telecast.

Kim Kardashian bares her boobs in new photos - 18+

Kim Kardashian seems to have gone back to her old of baring her naked body.

The Reality TV star and mother of three has been raunchy photos on her Instagram page, but on Monday she decided to be more daring.

Photos from Alex Ekwueme's funeral rites in Abuja and Enugu

The final funeral rites for former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme has started.

The body of the former Vice President arrived Nigeria from London on Sunday night.

'Drama in National Assembly after Sen. Olujumi orders aide to slap Parliamentary Staff and he retaliated on the senator'

Some workers at the national assembly created a scene on Monday, after Biodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south, allegedly asked her aide to assault a member of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN).

TheCable reports that lawmaker was irked by the decision of the PASAN member to ride in an elevator with her.

Brown Ideye joins Malaga CF on loan from Chinese club Tianjin Teda.

Super Eagles player Brown Ideye has signed for Málaga CF on loan, joining the Spanish club for the rest of the season from Chinese outfit Tianjin Teda.

The club, in a statement on its website, www.malagacf.com, said the striker successfully passed the relevant medical examination at Vithas Salud Rincón Medical Center Rosaleda.

A South African Principal sexual escapades with female students and teachers exposed (Photos)

The headmaster of Reiger Park High faculty in South Africa, Gregory Finch, has been exposed as a paedophile and a cheat as he has slept with at least 5 members of his staff and 34 students.

He was revealed on social media in pictures of  him kissing and touching young students intimately.

Over 70 Cattles slaughtered in Nasarawa in alleged revenge move by farmers

At least Seventy three cows were killed while 18 more were injured in an early morning attack on Yamadaga village, Kadarko community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

According to reports the suspected cattle rustlers invaded Kadarko community around 4:00am on Sunday shooting into the air. They were reported to have kidnapped two persons, chasing other cows into the bush in the process. The victims of the attack who were mostly herdsmen claimed that the masterminds of the attack were Tiv farmers and that it was a reprisal attack.

Piers Morgan: And the award for most sexist, misogynist bunch of vile hypocrites goes to… the #Grammys!

 Read Piers Morgan explosive take on last night Grammy Awards below as published on Daily Mail.

There was no doubting the highlight of last night’s Grammys.

It came when Kesha gave an emotional performance of her single “Praying”, about the alleged sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her former producer ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald.
She was introduced by Janelle Monae who delivered a powerful speech to the star-studded audience.

Beyonce's outfit to the 2018 #Grammys was a tribute to the Black Panther Party (Photos)

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Beyoncé did not go to this year’s Grammy Awards just to slay, she went to make a statement.

Last night, at the 60th annual awards ceremony held at Madison Square Garden in New York, the music superstar wore a cold-shoulder black turtleneck dress with a large black hat and statement-making silver earrings, finishing off her look with purple lipstick and dark sunglasses. 

New Music Video: Ellyman feat. Davido – Cover Me

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Made Men Music Group’s consistent hitmaker Ellyman delivers the visuals to his latest single Cover Me on which he featured Davido.

The video was shot by Aje Filmworks.

New Music Video: Banky W – Love U Baby

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Banky W has unveiled the music video for Love U Baby, one of the songs off his 2017 Songs About U EP.

The video was shot by himself and Jonathan Whittaker in conjunction with the New York Film Academy. Banky W’s love interest in the video was played by Esther Egbueje.

New Music Video: Zoro feat. Chidinma – Oyoko

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Having teamed up with Nigerian sweetheart Chidinma for their newly released collaborative single, Zoro presents the stunning visuals for Oyoko.

An Unlimited L.A. production, Zoro and Chidinma shine throughout the traditional wedding narrative.