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The police at Dolphin Estate Division, Ikoyi, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, have arrested two members of a 5-man gang that allegedly stole NITEL cable valued at N250 million. Police investigation revealed that nemesis caught up with the suspected cable thieves when a police patrol team led by Inspector Olufisayo Idowu ran into the gang while they were allegedly trying to reload the cables into two buses after the first bus they hired from the scene of the theft at Kakawa Street, off Broad Street, Lagos Island, broke down along Osborne Estate expressway, Ikoyi, Lagos at about 3a.m. The drivers of the two buses were said to have sped off immediately the police patrol team stopped to know what was happening at the spot, while the suspected cable thieves fled into the swampy terrain in the area. But
As five women, three minors rescued, weapons recovered Operatives of Joint Military Task-force in Kano Friday morning foiled what could have been a violent robbery attack in the city’s popular textile market, culminating in the death of a soldier and six suspected militants in a combat operation. The bloody encounter between the military and the suspected militants at Sheka area of Kumbotso local Government of Kano state was triggered by an arrest of a suspected militant by the security operatives Thursday who confessed to the plot and led the operatives to the residence of other gang members. The dead soldier was said to be from the 3rd Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Kano. Six members of the gang were killed in the confrontation, which took place in the Sheka quarters of the ancient
Screen shots from a new Nollywood movie titled Red Hot, directed by Teco Benson starring Uti Nwachukwu, Bukky Wright, and Bimbo Manuel. See the trailer. No related posts.
Nigerian artiste, William Orioha popularly called 2shotz has married his heartthrob, Precious Jones today at the Ikoyi registry, Lagos. He had his introduction earlier this week in his wife’s home town. A big congrats to the lovely couple! No related posts.
Even though we all thought 2face and Kenny Ogungbe’s music label, Kennis Music, parted ways amicably back in 2004, it might not be as we thought. When asked by an Encomium reporter why he didn’t attend 2face Idibia’s Dubai wedding, Mr Ogungbe replied: “I don’t think it is something you should ask me. Go and ask 2face why Primetime and Kennis Music were not in attendance. I am too old to start joining issues with people” Perhaps there is still an open sore yet to be healed? No related posts.
The Drama is finally over and we are happy both sides have reached a compromise, so Wizkid will be releasing his album under EME. #TeamWizkid Album drops June 12…Mixtape drops right after that!..yaga! #E.M.E #STARBOY! — Wizkid Ayo Balogun (@wizkidayo) April 9, 2013 EME NEWS: Wizkid’s mixtape WON’T be dropping this month. The date has been pushed to June 12th! #teamwizkid — EmpireMates Ent Fans (@EMECrew) April 9, 2013 Pls pay attention to the music! I’m about to drop some shit! #NewmusicSoon!???? — Wizkid Ayo Balogun (@wizkidayo) April 11, 2013 1st single from the album drops soon…but before then y’all check out new @shaydeeboi music — Wizkid Ayo Balogun (@wizkidayo) April 9, 2013 No related posts.
Denrele Edun shares insight into the life of his late best friend, Goldie Harvey. This interview is a tribute to Goldie who passed away on valentines day 2013. Goldie was most definitely one of Nigeria’s top female artistes whose music was loved by many all over Africa. Denrele speaks about her death, music, her time at the big brother house, marriage and all she was. No related posts.
If you’re following any other Kanu Nwankwo Twitter account, it’s fake. The former Super Eagles captain opened his Twitter account yesterday. He’s also joined Google +: gplusid.com/kingkanu So I decided yesterday to give this a try. Hope say you guys go do me well on this twitter tin. #kingkanu #therealkanu RT pls — Kanu Nwankwo(@papilokanu) April 11, 2013 This is the REAL Kanu.Welcome to my Official Twitter profile. #KingKanu #therealkanu twitter.com/papilokanu/sta… — Kanu Nwankwo(@papilokanu) April 11, 2013 No related posts.
Africans staying in and around India’s commercial capital, Mumbai (Bombay), complain of indiscriminate racism and constant police harassment, reports the BBC’s Zubair Ahmed. Nigerian Sambo Davis is married to an Indian woman and lives in Mumbai. All his documents are valid, but he was arrested by the police recently on suspicion of being a drug dealer. He and 30 other black Africans were detained for hours before they were let off with an apology. But the following day, Mr Davis said that he was shocked to read in local newspapers that they were “arrested for drug peddling”. “The police treat us Africans like dogs,” he says. Mr Davis claims he often faces discrimination when he goes to restaurants or when he tries to rent an apartment in gated middle-class
Scary as hell or irritating? Check out Nigerian actress Chika Ike’s monster make up and costume for an upcoming movie. No related posts.
Halle Berry gave a baby bumpin’ view on the red carpet last night in Brazil! (PHOTOS) It’s not as if this is the first time that we’ve seen the pregnant celeb out since she revealed that she’s expecting her second child (and first with Olivier Martinez). But this certainly the most exciting angle yet! The actress showed off her growing belly on the red carpet last night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the premiere of her filmThe Call. Halle slipped into a long-sleeved black gown with lace cut-outs, further proving that a pregnant celeb doesn’t have to sacrifice sex appeal. No related posts.
On April 8, 2013, the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) organised in honour of the late actor, Justus Esiri, a tribute night at the open space of the O’Jez Bar in the National Stadium, Lagos. The tribute night had the presence of top Nollywood acts including veteran actors Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Kanayo O Kanayo, Zack Orji, Zik Zulu, Keppy Ekpeyong, Segun Arinze, Femi Ogedengbe, Akeem Rahman, Tunji Bamishgin, Fred Amata, and Racheal Oniga. Others include Benita Nzeribe, Desmond Elliot, Kelvin Ikeduba, Emem Isong, Ini Edo, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Chioma Chukwuka Akpota, Ifeanyi Dike, Otega, Okey Bakkasi, Teco Benson, Julius Agwu, Okey Bakassi, Mahmood Alli Balogun, Andy Amenechi amongst others. Check out some more pictures below… No related posts.
Tinsel’ star, Tomi Odunsi is poised to make quite an entrance into the music industry this month with her brand new single ‘I Wan Blow’ dropping on the 19th of April 2013. As an actress, she has won us over with her charisma and fun-loving persona. Now, she wants to properly introduce us to her singer-songwriter side. Check out her chic new photo shoot after the jump. “I Wan Blow” was produced by Sizzle Pro, who produced most of the tracks on Omawumi‘s new “Lasso of Truth” album. Here’s the cover art for the single. Source: Bella Naija No related posts.
First Deputy Governor of Anambra State and National Vice President of ACN (South East), Dr. Chudi Nwike, who was kidnapped on March 19, has been killed by his kidnappers, he was found dead after the family had paid the kidnappers N5m ransom. This is very sad. Read the press release below: Anambra’s Pioneer Deputy Governor killed by kidnappers Okolo Azu Ogbunike aka ejiem ooo! Omambalai n’umu Chi ewelu efifie jie !! Umu Anambra izuzu be zu gbe !!! Nigeria alu emeee nu moooo!!!! With a heart full of pain and sorrow, Action Congress of Nigeria, Anambra State Chapter, in consultation with the NwikeFamily of Azu Ogbunike, Oyi Local Government Area ofAnambra State announces the death murder of Dr ChuddyNwike, Ibolo Ogbunike, First Deputy Governor of Anambra State and National Vice President
Video: Ghanaians Mocking P-square’s Alingo, says it’s a stolen version of their popular azonto dance. Azonto started as a dance in the early 2000 in Tema, it got rebranded and became popular in 2010, then it broadened up to become a music genre too under the umbrella of Afro-pop. Watch the video and tell us what you think. No related posts.