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Friday, October 24, 2014

First case of Ebola recorded in New York

A US doctor based in New York who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea has become the first person in the city to test positive for Ebola. 33 year old Dr. Craig Allen Spencer (pictured above) had been working with  Doctors Without Borders in Guinea, and returned to NYC on October 17th. He tested positive to the virus the Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan New York. He and three other people, including his girlfriend are in isolation in the hospital. He is officially the 4th person to test positive on American soil.

New music: Kach - Get Up

Introducing Signature Records and Born Kings Entertainment artist "Kach" as he releases his official single under his new label and management titled "Get Up" produced by 'Sarz on the beat". This song is guaranteed to get you up off your feet! Download, listen and enjoy!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Photo: Girl's ear bitten off during fight with neighbour in Lagos

A Lagos State Polytechnic student named Bola had her right ear bitten off by her neighbour during a fight this past Monday October 20th at her residence in Ikorodu. According to an eye-witness to the fight, the other lady allegedly hid the ear in her mouth for a few minutes after biting if off. She then spit it out and stepped on it as people were looking for it. Anyway, she was later arrested and the case is now being handled by the police at First Gate in Ikorodu. Bola is recovering at the hospital.

Check out this throw back pic of President Jonathan and Patience

This was their university days...she was a student, he was a lecturer.

Court nullifies NFF election, sacks chairman and his executives

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau state today October 23rd nullified the September 30th general election of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, which saw Mr Amaju Pinnick elected as the President of the NFF. 

Contestant beg for 2nd chance after eviction on Gulder Ultimate Search XI

For the first time ever in the history of Gulder Ultimate Search, contestant Ikenna Emedike fondly known as Ikenna E the doctor appealed to the council of elders for a second chance after the anchorman Chidi Mokeme called him out as ‘Evicted’.

Photos: See what those dogs did to little Omonigho Abraham

This is the little boy that was attacked by two dogs at his home in Igando, Lagos on September 25th (read here), ...the dogs literally ate his scalp. The police say they are waiting for court order before euthanizing the dogs. God give his parents strength.

Actress Ronke Osodi Oke shows off her cute mini-me son

That lil cutie looks so much like his mum.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to donate $100m to tackle Ebola

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, 61, who is worth about $17billion, announced today October 23rd that he will donate $100 million to the fight against Ebola, which has killed thousands of people all around the world. This donation makes him the largest individual donor in the Ebola crisis so far.
"Everybody feels called sometimes to really pursue a certain thing that resonates with them, and this has resonated with me. We’re up against an extremely tough opponent here. The exponential nature of the growth of this disease is really a challenge - we’ve already seen in the U.S. where one case quickly became two.” Allen told NY Times

Jack & The Beats party holds this Saturday @Lite House, Surulere

Come Saturday 25th, Jack Daniel’s will host its Jack and the beats rock themed party for the eighth month at the Lite House Club, Surulere.

As is the norm with past events, DJ Humility will be doling out mash-ups alongside the King’s Band in an excitement charged atmosphere. Superstars Vector, SolidStar and Endia will be channeling their alternative sides to performance rock renditions of their songs to the teeming fans.

Photos: Suspected rogue female banker forfeits properties to FG

Find the EFCC press release below...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured an order of the Federal High Court, Kano for forfeiture of the properties of one Yagana Ibrahim Bukar a.k.a Aisha Shettima Noor.

Oh dear! Check out what US singer K Michelle wore to the MOBOs

US singer and Love & Hip Hop reality star K Michelle wore this black dress that showed off her side butt to the MOBO Awards in the UK last night. Too much, right?

Pics: Warri billionaire Ayiri Emami buys wife Rolls Royce as birthday present

Warri based billionaire Ayiri Emami bought his wife Asba Emami a brand new customized Rolls Royce as she turned a year older today October 23rd. Wow! See the pics after the cut...

Tiwa Savage Makes Me Pulse and Ginger - Don Jazzy

In the ongoing MTN iPulse 'Xpress Your Pulse' campaign that has started creating a massive buzz on the social media with rousing personal revelations, Mavin Record's boss, ‘The Don Dorobucci’, Don Jazzy, has inspired many buffs when he posted some messages on his Instagram page expressing his passion for greatness and how he loves to see the likes of Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, D. Prince, Ricardo among other crew members continue to attain greater height.

Photos: Emma Nyra, Ubi Franklin, others at Mobo Awards

Singer Emma Nyra and Made Men Music Group CEO Ubi Franklin attended the MOBO Awards 2014 last night at the SSE Arena, Wembly, UK. Emma is pictured above with singer Sam Smith. See more photos after the cut...

Patience Jonathan resigns as Bayelsa 'Super' Permanent Sec.

Dame Patience Jonathan has resigned her appointment as 'Super' Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa state Civil service, a position conferred on her in July 2012 by the Governor of the state, Dickson Seriake. Seriake said he gave the appointment to Mama Peace based on her good service to the state and nation.

Young Money war! Drake handles Tyga after he calls him fake

In a new interview with Vibe Magazine, rapper Tyga slammed his label Young Money and his other label mate, Drake. He doesn't like Drake and he made his feelings known. Tyga said;
"I’m tryna’ go independent. I don’t really get along with Drake. I don’t really get along with Nicki. I don't like Drake as a person. He’s just fake to me. I like his music; you know what I’m saying? I think his music is good, but we’re all different people. We were forced together and it was kinda like we were forcing relationships together. It is what it is."
Well, Drake obviously didn't find his comments funny and handled Tyga last night. Continue...

Do Over Rave, Houston, holds tomorrow October 24th

Do over rave, Houston. On Friday October 24th, 2014. It is an event that assembles entrepreneurs/ Business owners to exhibit and network with Colleagues, potential clients/ customers in various industries. Which basically encourages referral &connection; it is conducted in a relaxing atmosphere that fosters proper networking.

See pics of soldier who was shot dead yesterday at Canadian War Memorial

The soldier who was shot dead yesterday October 22nd at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada (read here) has been identified as 24 year old Nathan Cirillo (pictured above). 

The father of one was shot dead as he stood guard at the War Memorial by 32yr old Muslim convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who later opened fire at the Canadian Parliament building in a terrifying attack that left the capital on lock-down

Photos: EFCC recovers blind teacher's N550,000 from fraudsters

Find the EFCC press statement below...
 Relief came for a blind teacher, Mary Ihekanacho on Wednesday October 22, 2014 as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presented her with a draft of N550, 000 which the anti- graft agency recovered from a gang of fraudsters that swindled her of N 830,000 in a job scam. 
The syndicate conned the woman by promising to facilitate her son’s employment with one of the oil majors. 

Fayose's aide blasts Ekiti Speaker over closure of filling station, says "He has no right to own private business"

Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Information and Social Media, Mr Lere Olayinka has described claims by Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Adewale Omirin that his filling station, T5 Petrol Station was sealed up for political reasons as the height of mischief and misrepresentation of facts. 

He said as a public office holder, "the Speaker does not have legal rights to own private business, and one wonders how someone prohibited by law to own private business while in office can be said to be the owner of a filling station that is under construction."

Register now as MUD Nigeria holds theFINAL Makeup Classes for the Year

Make-Up Designory brings together high quality cosmetics, education, and passionate make-up artists to create brilliant products for both professional and everyday use.

MUD Nigeria will be holding the final Makeup Sessions for the 2014 Calendar year in Lagos (Lekki and Yaba), Ibadan, Abuja and Port Harcourt 

Mexican drug cartel tracks down journalist, kills her - then uses her own Twitter account to boast about it

A citizen journalist named Dr María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio from Reynosa, Mexico, who spoke out against organised crime in her city was tracked down and brutally killed by Mexican drug cartel who then hacked into her twitter account and used it to announce her death and then posted a photo of her bloody, lifeless body.

The cruel pic was accompanied by a series of tweets, which started by saying: 'Friends and family, my real name is María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio. I am a physician. Today my life has reached its end. Do not make the same mistake I did.' Continue...

Pics: The heros of First Consultant Hospital who helped fight Ebola

Here are the faces of the team at the First Consultant Hospital, Lagos whose prompt action helped contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Lagos.

Pictured above: The Chief Medical Director of the hospital Dr Benjamin Ohiaeri (middle) Dr Adaora Igonoh (2nd left), Dr Ibeawuchi Morris (3rd left) Dr Fadipe Akinniyi (2nd right) who got infected but got healed. 

Unfortunately four of their colleagues including Dr Stella Adadevoh and nurse Justina Ejelonu died from the deadly viral disease. (Photo credit: Who Health Organization)

This may not be news but...:-)

I was just minding my business on Instagram when I saw this guy begging to buy Ice cream for instagram celeb, Diadem. Lol. Olosho man!

Photos: Chika Ike goes parasailing/helicopter ride in Dubai

Chika Ike knows how to enjoy a vacation. Luxury hotel, luxury yacht, para-sailing and going on a helicopter ride to see the city from above. See the photos after the cut...

Ifeyinwa Receives Full Tuition Scholarship From Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Ify is from Nigeria where she worked for several years with a non-governmental organisation. She was awarded a full tuition scholarship to study MSc International Events & Conference Management at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. When Ify returns to Nigeria she is hoping to develop opportunities for the unemployed by creating jobs in the events sector as well as helping to plan Nigerian events to an international standard.

Photo: Kris Jenner spotted on dinner date with young black man

59 year old Kris Jenner went on a romantic candlelit dinner date with a hunky mystery black man at Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks, LA last week. (See here) Radar Online just got a pic from inside the restaurant and Kris looks smitten. A fellow diner told Radar Online...
"Kris was playing with his bracelet, acting very flirtatious, she kept laughing. 'They were holding hands, it was clear that they were on a date.'

Musician Ade Bantu shaves his dreads after carrying it for 23 years

Nigerian-German musician, producer and activict Adegoke Odukoya popularly known as Adé Bantu shaved his dreads recently after carrying it for 23 years. He posted photos of him having the dreads shaved and his new look on his Facebook page yesterday and wrote;
"After 23 years I decided it was time to let go and move on. It wasn't easy, but hey the only constant in life is change and sometimes we must embrace it fearlessly."
See his new look after the cut...

Fayose shuts down fuel station of Ekiti House speaker, others

Barely a week after assuming office as governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose yesterday October 22nd shut down a fuel station belonging to the Ekiti state House of Assembly speaker, Dr Adewale Omirin, and a few others saying that the fuel stations posed environmental hazard to where they were located.

Reacting to the closure of his filling station, the Speaker said the governor was only out to victimize him for not defecting from his political party, APC to the PDP which Fayose belongs to. Continue..

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Photos: Young girl allegedly battered by her father's lover in Benin

People from this little girl's school just reached out to me. They say the girl's father's lover has been allegedly battering her. Her name is Blessing Osayande and she's a Pry 2 pupil of South Royal School in Benin. The girl's school authority said they have called the father and talked to him several times after seeing injuries on her body but apparently the abuse has not stopped.

Today, the girl came to school with a broken head and said her father's lover slammed her head against a table. The welfare office in Benin has since taken up the case but they still wanted the public to be aware. They didn't give the lover's name or photo. That I would have loved to share...

Photos: JJ Okocha and wife dance and merry at her birthday party

Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha's wife Nkechi turned a year older two days ago and he threw her a small get together at their home. The couple, who have been married for 17 years, looked very much in love as they danced and laughed together. See more photos after the cut...

Graphic pic: See remains of Azare suicide bomber

A suicide bomber blew himself up last night at a parked bus station at Azare in Bauchi state (read here) killing at least five people. I asked and some of you said I should bring the pic...well, here it is. But be warned, it is very graphic. Detonation consumed the bomber's mid section as the bomb exploded outward. Continue to see it...

New Video: Amazu - Inamorata ​(​Dir. By Mex)

AMFM proudly presents the official video for 'Inamorata' by rising Afropop crooner, Amazu, directed by Mex. Song produced by TeeBeeO, Inamorata is actually a Spanish word, which simply means "the girl I'm in love with".

Graphic pics: 5 people die in accident along Kaduna Rd today

5 people lost their lives this morning October 23rd in an accident on Kaduna road. The people who lost their lives were traveling in a bus marked NNPC Retired Staff Association. Eye-witnesses say the cause of the accident was over-speeding and a burst tyre. May their souls rest in peace, amen. See more photos after the cut...*graphic content*