Showing posts from March, 2016

US to give $600m as assistance to Nigeria this year- John Kerry

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, says the US government will be giving $600 million as assistance to Nigeria this year. He said this while speaking at the opening session of the U.S- Nigeria Bi-National Commission meeting in Washington DC yesterday March 30th.
"Our development assistance this year will top $600 million, and we are working closely with your leaders – the leaders of your health ministry – to halt the misery that is spread by HIV/AIDS, by malaria, and by TB. Our Power Africa Initiative is aimed at strengthening the energy sector, where shortage in electricity has frustrated the population and impeded growth" he said

Photos: South African actress comes home to meet Mercedes Benz gift from her husband

Better husband! South African actress Connie Ferguson says she just got back to her home this afternoon to meet a Mercedes Benz G63 gift from her husband, Shona. She shared the photo on Instagram and wrote;
"So I just got home and found this parked in my garage! OMG I really have no words Shona Ferguson! I am one very lucky wife! Thank you for just...You! #AMG63s #LoveIsABeautifulThing#ForeverGrateful #LoveLivesHere"How sweet! Connie and Shona have been married for 14 years. See their pic after the cut...

Sunderland sack Emmanuel Eboue 3weeks after signing him after he's banned by FIFA

Sunderland football club in it's bid to stay away from another controversy after the Adam Johnson saga, has moved swiftly to sack Ivory Coast defender Emmanuel Eboue after the Ivorien was this morning slapped with a one year football ban by FIFA for refusing to pay his agent.

The former Arsenal defender, aged 32, signed for the Black Cats earlier this month on a short-term deal until the end of the season.

But that contract has now been torn up after it emerged that the former Ivory Coast international will not be available to feature. Eboue has been banned by FIFA for 12 months for failing to pay his former agent.

He can return to action sooner than that if he pays an amount owed to his former agent S├ębastien Boisseau. Eboue was initially ordered to pay the money in July 2013 and fined for failing to comply with the judgement in September 2014.

He subsequently appealed against the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but his appeal was dismissed. A statement rel…

Lagos State govt clarifies position on environmental sanitation

Read the press statement below...
The Lagos State Government has clarified reports making rounds on social media that the monthly environmental sanitation in the State has been outlawed, saying that the policy on the monthly exercise has not been reviewed for now. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the government said the erroneous story which was attributed to the State’s Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare was inaccurate.
Ayorinde said that Dr. Adejare was misquoted out of context when he indicated that the restriction of movement may be dispensed with, he did not in any way suggest that the monthly sanitation had been outlawed.

Ayorinde said, “While Dr. Adejare did meet with journalists today and indicated that the restriction of movement every last Saturday of the month would ultimately be dispensed with, he did not say the monthly sanitation exercise would no longer hold in Lagos.

“The last t…

One dead another injured in horror Lamborghini smash

A £200K Lamborghini belonging to Russian MMA fighter, Adam 'Beard' Yandiev was involved in a smash which tore the car apart killing an occupant instantly while another remains in a critical condition.

The driver, 43-year-old mechanic Dmitry Shcherbatov, was killed instantly when the car smashed into a large lamppost in Moscow. The passenger reportedly suffered a broken leg and head injuries, and remains in a coma in hospital.

A simple post on last office sleepover, ignites moving stories of life on the grind

For sure, life in the city is tough. To keep a roof over your head and have butter to put in your bread, you just have to earn it-there are no handouts in the city, at least not every day. And for a city like Lagos, climbing your way to the top of that success ladder often times means you must do office sleepovers.

There is no way you wouldn’t have slept at your working place or somewhere else not your house because of work in this Lagos…unless your fatheris Otedola, lol. So when a couple of friends steered up a conversation on social media about office sleepovers, the ripple effect was huge. From Palmchat, people started sharing pictures of their office sleepovers with the hashtag #roadtosuccess. Some of the pictures are quite hilarious, checkout this three we pulled out from some Palmchat posts…OMG, how tired is that lady?

It might look really funny but people go through this like on a daily basis in most big cities especially if they’re not government employees or emplo…

Meet Chanel Chin, daughter of Jamaican raggae star who is now the Queen of Iwo Kingdom, Osun State

Chanel Chin, the daughter of Jamaican raggae star, Ludlow Chin also known as Bobo Zaro is the queen of the Iwo Kingdom following her marriage to King Adbul Rasheed Adewale Akanbi earlier this year. King Abdul Rasheed, now known as the Imperial Oluwo of the Iwo Kingdom in Osun State, after his ascendancy on November 10, 2015, had met the 32-year-old woman in Canada, where he resided before his ascension. Bobo Zaro is known for songs such as the hit singlePain, a collaboration with Contractor and Capleton, the video of which has been seen by millions of viewers in Africa via Channel O in South Africa and the Sporah TV show via SkyTV. In an interview with The Jamaica Gleaner, Queen Chin reveals that she is very honoured to represent Jamaica in such a big way. "My ancestors were taken away as slaves, but I have returned to Africa as a queen. One's destiny cannot be altered. As a young child, I always wanted to come to Africa, but didn't know how. I feel this is a great…

Lovely photo of FFK's wife, Precious and son Lotanna

Precious shared the lovely photo on her Instagram page this evening. He's a cutie...

Khloe Kardashian claims she has never seen a white boy's private parts...

31 year old Khloe Kardashian says she's never seen a white peen before. In a preview clip for an upcoming segment of her show, Kocktails with Khloe, Pauly Shore asks Khloe Kardashian how come the Kardashian sisters only date Black guys? To which Khloe responds,
"Not all of us! I’m not their vagina. So all I can speak about is my vagina. It’s all I know though. I’ve never seen a white penis. So if you want to show me yours, I would like to see it. I’ve never seen one though.”

Photos: Buhari holds bilateral talks with US Sec General, John Kerry

President Buhari who is presently in America held bilateral talks with the US Secretary of state, John Kerry today March 31st.

Photos: Governors Okorocha, Ikpeazu, Kashim arrives Yola ahead of Governor Bindow's son wedding Fatiha

Abia state Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Kashim Shettima of Borno state, Rochas Okorocha arrived Yola earlier today ahead of Governor Bindow's son Muhammad Awwal Bindow Jibrilla wedding Fatiha tomorrow at Lamido palace Yola. They were received at Yola International Airport by Adamawa state Governor Bindow. More photos after the cut.

Ubi Franklin reveals he was once Julius Agwu's Personal Assistant

TripleMG boss, Ubi Franklin disclosed that he once worked for Comedian Julius Agwu as a Personal Assistant. He stated this yesterday in a birthday message to Ebiere, Agwu's wife.

Photos: Why didn't the referee stop the fight? Boxer in coma after suffering brain injuries during boxing match

British boxer Nick Blackwell (right) is in an induced coma after suffering a bleed on the brain following a domestic title fight defeat to Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday night. The referee didn't stop the match and allowed it to go on until the tenth round, when a doctor indicated Nick Blackwell couldn't continue the fight due to severe brain injuries from punches by Chris Eubank Jr.

For the referee to allow this fight to go on until the tenth round despite seeing the severe injuries inflicted on Blackwell from the first round up till the tenth round is so inhumane. Blackwell is now in a state of coma.

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Photo: How in the world did this goat get entangled on an overhead cable?

That is the question the question on the lips of people who found the goat dangling precariously from an overhead cable by its horns along a road in Greece. The goat was later rescued by a group of men.

In a first unsuccessful attempt, the men used a ladder to hook onto the goat and tried to shimmy the animal back towards trees.

The leafy trees near the small town of Sykourio is where Dr Sandra Baxendell, a goat-only veterinarian, suspected it all began.
"It looks like the goat got into a tree to eat some leaves and became attached to the wire that way," she said. "Or someone put it up there, but it's unlikely. Goats are known for getting up trees." In a second rescue attempt, the men tied rope to the goat's feet, before pulling the goat along the cable to safety. Before too long, the goat was able to go on its way.

Gigi Hadid elegant in white for Maybelline campaign

The 20 year old model is the picture of cool elegance in an all white ensemble as she struts her stuff for Maybelline in a campaign shot in New York. More photos after the cut.

DJ Jimmy Jatt and wife celebrate 20th wedding anniversary

Popular DJ, Jimmy Adewale Amu, aka DJ Jimmy Jatt and his wife are celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary today March 30th. He shared this photo above which he captioned:
"Bae of life, G since forever..... Wifey of 20yrs #weddinganniversary".   Happy Anniversary to them!

Oh dear! The things you see online these days...(photos)

Are these people for real? This photo has gone viral on IG...not sure who posted it but as you can, that girl was put on blast, knowingly or unknowingly.