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See the full list of winners at #GloCafAwards2015

2 years ago /

It was an event of glitz and glamour at the just concluded Glo CAF Awards, which took place last night at the International Conference Center in Abuja. The event is organized annually to reward football talents who have performed extremely well in the previous year. The event was hosted by Ghollywood...

“Stop Glorifying Fake Accents”, Writer To Nigerian Media

2 years ago /

A concerned Nigerian decided to speak out about OAPs and entertainers with fake accents and how they are perceived by the general public, blaming the Media for propagating this act. See what he has to say below: – Nigerian celebrities live fake lives. Even their accents are fake. I stopped listening to...

Flood Submerges Over 20 Communities In Nassarawa

2 years ago /

Over twenty communities in three local government area of Nasarawa state have been submerged by flood in spite of an earlier alert issued by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET). The communities affected are in Awe Doma and Nasarawa local government councils, all around the banks of river Benue. Governor Tanko Al-Makura has...

Meryl Streep Finds Inner Rock Star In 'Ricki and the Flash'

3 years ago /

Multiple Academy Award winner Meryl Streep brings her inner rock star to the screen in "Ricki and the Flash", playing a bar musician who left her family to follow her rock and roll dream. The Hollywood actress portrays Ricki who now returns home to help her daughter Julie, played by Streep's...

Robert Downey Jr. Ranked World's Top-Earning Actor By Forbes

3 years ago /

"Iron Man" star Robert Downey Jr. was named the world's top-earning actor on Tuesday by Forbes, taking first place on a list that featured leading men from Bollywood as well as Hollywood for the first time. Downey, 50, earned an estimated $80 million between June 2014 and June 2015, spurred by...

Grand House Reception For President Jonathan

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says he has no regrets over the results of the 2015 presidential elections saying the result was the will of God. The President who made the declaration at a grand reception organized for him by the chairman Emeritus of DAAR communications PLC, High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi spoke against...

 

Digitization In Nigeria

3 years ago /

Nigeria’s National Broadcating Commission (NBC) is projecting about 16months from now for the country to become fully ready for the digital switchover. Director General of NBC, Emeka Mba, told a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja that Nigeria cannot afford a forced switchoff where about 80% of Nigerians will be denied...

 

Bride Walks Out On “Illiterate” Groom

3 years ago /

An Indian bride has walked out of her wedding after her bridegroom-to-be failed to solve a simple math’s problem according to police in Uttar Pradesh. The bride asked the groom to add fifteen and six when he replied 17, she called off the marriage. Reporters say the groom’s family tried to convince...

 

Selma

3 years ago /

As 2015 general election approaches, political leaders and Nigerians have been asked to embrace peace regardless of their political differences and religion. Religious leaders said this at the premiere of Selma, a movie promoting peaceful elections in Nigeria....

We Got N9.58m In 2014, Says Tourism Corp DG

3 years ago /

Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC, Sally Mbanefo says domestic tourism and the review of the laws governing the sector is the way forward following the fall in global oil prices. Mbanefo who was briefing journalists in Abuja on the activities of the NTDC used the occasion to...

Grammys 2015: And the Winners Are ...

3 years ago /

See the full list of winners from the 57th Annual Grammy Awards Sam Smith was the big winner at the 2015 Grammys, taking home four awards for best new artist, best pop vocal album, record of the year and song of the year. In an upset, Beck took home album of the year for Morning Phase, beating...

Oprah Winfrey On Bobbi Kristina: 'There Aren't Any Words'

3 years ago /

Not even Oprah Winfrey could find the words to express the sadness surrounding Bobbi Kristina Brown's dire condition. The Oscar-nominee was on the verge of tears when a photographer informed her that doctors have recommended removing Brown from life support. "There aren't any words right now," Winfrey said to a group photographers...

 

MI Reveals His Top 5 Celebrity Crushes

3 years ago /

Top Nigerian rapper MI Abaga yesterday in an interview with EbonyLive TV revealed five Nigerian female celebrities he is crushing on at the moment. Here’s the list according to MI, “Rita Dominic – She’s one of the best dressed ladies. I’ve had a crush on her since I saw her acting for the...

Chimamanda Adiche Nominated For 57th Grammy Award

3 years ago /

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, critically acclaimed Nigerian novelist has been nominated for the 57th Grammy Award for her feminist-inspired collaboration with American entertainer Beyonce, on her 2013 track “Flawless.” Following her TEDx talk on why “We Should All Be Feminists,” Beyonce incorporated the writer’s essay into her single, which further brought more...

D'banj: I Can Still Work With Don Jazzy

3 years ago /

Popular Nigerian musician, Dapo Oyebanji, better known as D’banj, has revealed his willingness to still work with his former producer, Don Jazzy. This is coming a few weeks after he blamed Dr. Sid for masterminding the break-up of the Mo Hits Crew, which had brought him together with Don Jazzy. D'banj, who...

53-Year-Old US Man Sends Over $100, 000 To A Nigerian 'Wife' He Has Never Met

3 years ago /

A 53-year-old man who has sent over $100,000 to a woman he has never met in Nigeria insists he is only providing financial assistance until she inherits $25.6 million from her dead parents. Steve appeared on Dr. Phil to discuss his unusual relationship with 'Kelly' who he met on an online dating website in 2012. He says the pair are...

World's Oldest Man - "Sakari Momoi" Turns 112

3 years ago /

A resident of Saitama city near Tokyo who was recognized as the world's oldest man last August by Guinness World Records turned 112 Thursday. Sakari Momoi responded with a smile as his family helped him celebrate, according to his third son Hiroo, 66. Momoi, who lives at a healthcare institution in Tokyo,...

BBA 1st Runner-Up, Tayo Faniran, Acquires Brand New Range Rover

3 years ago /

Nigeria’s representative at the 2014 BBA Hotshots, Tayo Faniran, is a happy man and has joined the league of big boys as he showed off his new auto-mobile via his instagram page. Tayo who was the first runner up of the Big Brother Hotshots reality event gushed about acquiring the new automobile...

S'Africa’s Top TV Presenter, Simba Mhere Dies In Car Accident

3 years ago /

The tributes keep pouring in for Top Billing’s Simba Mhere after his untimely death in a car accident, along with his friend, in the early hours of Saturday. He was en route to OR Tambo to attend the J&B Met in Cape Town. While his family, the industry and fans are...

 

Nollywood Actor Muna Obiekwe Laid To Rest

3 years ago /

The remains of the late Nigerian actor Muna Obiekwe has been laid to rest. The actor who is from Umudioka community in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra. The actor who is believed to have suffered from kidney failure, was buried in his hometown, Anambra in Nigeria Tuesday. His colleagues in the movie...


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