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According to the inside gist we gathered, Glo is planning to cut down on the number of old Nollywood stars who are currently their ambassadors and replace them with young, vibrant music stars.The next phase will be comedians. The new ambassadors have been interviewed, they have also negotiated the cost of engagement for a period of two years (They each will be getting between N10m/N20m annually). They have also agreed to terms and conditions for the engagement. The stars are waiting for the official announcement after which they will all pick up their cheques. Lynxxx, Omawumi, Tiwa Savage, Flavour, MI, Bez, Naeto C, Chidynma (The Voice), and Lagbaja will soon be announced as the new ambassadors for telecoms giant, Globacom. The music stars or their reps met with the management of Glo at the
It was a joyful day for the Ogunsemo family when their triplets, Mayowa, Tope and Funmi (1st, 3rd and 6th in the picture) got married yesterday at the Shell Hall of the MUSON Centre, Lagos. No related posts.
Overcomers World Outreach, the church where Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi attempted to marry another while still legally married, has responded to the incident that happened yesterday. See their statement below, written by Chika Moses, who is a journalist and the daughter of Bishop N.E. Moses, the General Overseer of the Overcomers Church. What was meant to be a day of celebration – the wedding ceremony of one of our members Uloma Agwu to Mr. Solomon Akiyesi at the Overcomers Church World Outreach in Aguda – was sullied by an ugly incident. Immediately following the praise and worship session and before the officiating commenced, a woman who claims to be the lawful wife of the groom disrupted the ceremony. She was accompanied by people who sought only to wreck havoc in the church.
Doose Nomhwange left home one morning, unaware that danger lurked ahead. Her friend of many years lured her to a man who traded in human parts. But fate pulled a fast one on her captor who, on the verge of killing her, became mad. Call it a demonstration of power between the forces of light and darkness in which the former roundly won. Read the heartrending account of how this middle-aged widow went to hell and came back alive to tell her story. Unforgettable Day I had lived in Lagos where I had all my kids. But later, I lost my husband. Some time ago, I went back to Lagos to find what to do to take care of my two sets of twins. I was a full-time housewife when I had my children. I intended going back to school to further my education but my husband, an Ogoni, from Rivers State, stopped me
Goldie Harvey’s family members have revealed that Goldie willed her property to charity. Before her death, Goldie was an ambassador of ‘Project Alert on Violence Against Women’ and she had supported them in several ways. Her properties will be auctioned to the public on the 1st of May 2013 and the proceeds from the sale will go to charity. The location for the auction is still yet unknown but would be made known to the public before May 1st. Below are some of her properties which will be auctioned. No related posts.
Big Brother Africa Season 8 tagged Stargames is set to feature Nigeria movie idol, Tonto Dikeh. The actress who has since been receiving congratulatory messages from her friends is one of the people to watch out for this new season. Remember, the last year edition featured the deceased entertainer, Goldie Susan Harvey, Tonto who is already controversially inclined is representing her country Nigeria. No related posts.
After six months of electrifying performances, surprise evictions, tough and thorough training, the third edition of Nigerian Idol the TV reality show has come to an end with 22-year-old Moses Obi-Adigwe declared as winner! After an opening performance from season one winner Yeka Onka, the show started with the host Illrymz introducing the two final contestants Moses and Debbie Debbie Olu-Rise on stage. The 10 other finalists joined them and they all performed together for the last time. Then came solo performances from Debbie and Moses; Debbie performed Tiwa Savage‘s ‘Kele kele love’. Moses performed Bob Marley‘s ‘Redemption song’. They both received a mighty applause from the audience. Also, immediate past winner of Nigerian Idol Mercy thrilled the audience with her performance. D’banj
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has advocated for a drug test for all those seeking elective political office in the country. Lamido said “Anyone who wants to contest for political office or seeking political appointment should be asked to go for drug test, because If you are in drug you will not have the opportunity to be appointed in any position of authority in this country”. Speaking in Kano on Saturday at Government House during flag-off of a three-day Anti-Substance Abuse Awareness Campaign and Train the Trainers Workshop, Sanusi also blamed the elites for the prevailing moral decadence in the society. Lamido added that there was an urgent need to examine the entire value system in our society. Source: ThisDay No related posts.
She will be seven years this year. Yet her life has been marred by terrible and unimaginable experiences far beyond her age. For about a year, she was defiled severally by three men. They did so many unimaginable things to her, to the point of being threatened with death, until nemesis caught up with her alleged rapists early this year. Cynthia (real name withheld) is a girl full of life. She is intelligent, sound, and sharp enough to relate her different experiences in the hands of her tormentor. Even in the face of threats by the police prosecutor, she refused to be cowed as she maintained her story. But beneath all these is a serious pain that only continued expression of love and counselling can heal. The pain is a direct consequence of how she was sexually violated by the three alleged
Married Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi found himself at the centre of a true life drama on Saturday as Lilian, his wife of about 7 years stormed the Overcomers’ World Outreach, Aguda, Surulere in Lagos where the actor was to be joined with another woman in holy matrimony while his marriage to Lilian subsists. Street Journal gathered that Lilian who resides with her husband in Port Harcourt got wind of the wedding through some friends but did not believe at first. Her husband reportedly sent in some money to her on Friday on the pretext that he was on location for a film that was being shot in Lagos. Lilian however took the risk of coming to confirm and she got in touch with the police as well as some family members who accompanied her in order to prevent any trouble that might erupt from
Four persons are reportedly dead as a Hilux truck plunges into Majidun river in Ikorodu area of Lagos. The vehicle with registration number KS918AU which belongs to the Ikoyi Golf Club in Lagos was driven by the Golf Club manager, Kolawole Ahmed, who was heading home after closing from work around 5:00 am Nigerian time. Emergency officials said no survivor was found in the vehicle saying search and rescue efforts will continue. No related posts.
The veteran actor who died on Friday February 19th was buried yesterday April 12th in Oria-Abraka, Delta State. RMD, Kanayo O Kanayo, Bob Manuel Udokwu and a few other Nollywood stars were at the burial. May his soul continue to rest in peace…Amen No related posts.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is to visit Akwa Ibom in next month, the Niger Delta Young Professionals, a non governmental group, has said. The Chairman of the Niger Delta Young Professional, Mr Moses Siasia, made the announcement when he paid a courtesy visit on Gov. Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom on Friday. Siasia said that Zuckerberg had been invited as one of the guest speakers during his groups youth economic summit, scheduled to hold in Uyo from May 28 to May 29. The chairman said that young professionals from the Niger Delta were coming together to promote entrepreneurship, looking at economic challenges in the area. Siasia commended Akpabio for transforming the state through infrastructure such as good roads, healthcare and education. Responding, Akpabio told the group to put in
The tall, slim beauty had been posting promo shots from her upcoming ‘House of Gold‘ movie on picture sharing website Instagram when she put up a photo of herself with her nipples sticking out… The photo has currently gathered over a thousand likes and comments seemingly questioning Nelson on why she couldn’t tuck in her ‘headlights’. ‘Epic fail… Nipples r showin ‘, @nancie_hsn wrote. Another fan @lilyofori wrote ‘Dress outstnding, u failed cuz of d nips‘. Yvonne Nelson, obviously irritated by the comments was quick to respond asking what the big deal was ‘And that’s all you looking at right???. Epic fail???? Really??? U are funny‘. No related posts.
By Premium Times Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has justified his purchase of a private jet saying it is necessary for his work. Mr. Adeboye, one of the most respected Christian leaders in Nigeria and the head of the Redeemed Church that has millions of members across 160 countries, stated this in an interview with global news channel, Aljazeera. The pastor said “there are things you need,” to perform the task he does as the general overseer. “When you have to oversee churches in 160 countries, you can’t do that on a bicycle,” he said in response to a specific question on whether he needed to have acquired a private jet. Though considered unique in his simple appearance and un-flamboyant lifestyle, Mr. Adeboye is one of the increasing