Monday, April 25

Unilag students condemn signing of "re-absorption oath"

Students of University of Lagos, Unilag, has condemned the directive of the school's senate, that every student of the institution must sign a re-absorption oath and parents/guardians to sign indemnity form, before they could be taken back as students of the institution, following the recent students' protest over unavailability of water and electricity in their hostels.  Read below...

Friday, April 22

University of Lagos, Unilag announces resumption date, examination date

Authorities of the University of Lagos, Unilag, have announced Monday 2nd of May as the resumption date for all undergraduate students of the institution, following the recent students' protest that led to an indefinite shut down of the institution. Read the full resumption and examinations details below...

2Baba, Stephanie Okereke-Linus bag NYPF endorsement deal

Nigerian music star, 2Baba and Nollywood star actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus have been unveiled as ambassadors of Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) in their fight to grow more indigenous entrepreneurs and encourage the culture of self-reliance among young Nigerians.

Tiwa Savage talks about being sexy after child birth and s.ex education

Nigerian female singer, Tiwa Savage has stated clearly that having a baby does not make a woman less sexy and doesn't make one look less appealing or reduce the fan base in the case of a female entertainer as generally believed.

The Mavin Records first lady, in a recent interview with Hip TV said that being sexy is what got the women pregnant in the first place hence it is hard to conclude that women lose their appeal after childbirth. See the video below

Open letter to Nigerian bloggers: Get serious or quit blogging - Oluwatobi Adekunle

I received the article in my mail, written by Oluwatobi Adekunle. Read below:

Blogging has been around for a while now in Nigeria and it’s obvious so many people even organizations are taking advantage of it. Consequentially, the rate at which young Nigerians are creating blogs is at an alarming rate even when many of them seem not to really understand the nitty gritty of it. However, this can be attributed to the general opinion that blogging is a remunerative and booming online business that could turn anyone millionaire overnight. If i hear, ask BellaNaija how long she has been into blogging (in a passive voice).

Fuel Scarcity: Nigerians are deceived that scarcity will disappear soon - Marketers

Depot marketers have revealed that Nigerians are being deceived to believe that the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country will disappear soon.

“How is this possible when we have less to sell to marketers? How is it that NNPC distributes about 36.957 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, and yet we are still left with nothing at the depots?” One of the marketers queried.

Omoni Oboli is a year older today, see husband's hearfelt message to her

Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli clocks 38 today, 22nd of April 2016 and her husband, Nnamdi Oboli gave her a heartfelt birthday shout out on social media. He wrote:

2016 Budget: Senate warns Buhari for the last time

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the 2016 budget, Senators have threatened to override the budget bill next Tuesday upon the lapse of the 30-day constitutional window given the President to sign the bill tomorrow.

Thursday, April 21

FG's reversal on VAT increment vindicates Fayose - SA

Special assistant to the Ekiti state governor on public communications and new media, Lere Olayinka has described the federal government’s decision to drop its plan to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) as another vindication of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s stance that President Mohammadu Buhari led government was not coordinated.

Female wrestler Joanie 'Chyna' Laurer dies at 45

Legendary female wrestler Jaonie Laurer popularly known as ‘Chyna’ has died at the age of 45. She was found dead in her apartment and the cause of her death is not known yet.

May her soul rest in peace!

Auto crash on Benin-Ore expressway as driver sleeps off

A driver of one of the 'God Is Good' Motors, travelling from Asaba to Lagos on Tuesday April 19 reportedly slept off while driving on the Benin-Ore expressway, which resulted in a terrible accident.

Some passengers in the bus narrated that the bus started weaving from left to right without any pothole when the passenger sitting beside him noticed the driver was actually sleeping.

Wednesday, April 20

Nicki Minaj's brother accused of raping a 12 year old little girl

Nicki Minaj's older brother, Jelani Maraj, has been formally indicted on charges of raping an unidentified 12-year-old girl “repeatedly,”. According to Bossip, a grand jury “deliberated for about a month before handing down the decision on April 4th.”

UEFA to use Hawk-Eye goal line technology at Euro 2016

UEFA has confirmed that Hawk-Eye will be the goal-line technology (GLT) of choice, at the 2016 European Championship in France later this year. The European football governing body, picked Hawk-Eye over three other FIFA-licensed technology providers.

FAAN disrupts Arik Air’s operations at Lagos Airport

According to a press release by Arik Air Public Relations & Communications Manager, Adebanji Ola, FAAN workers union, today Wednesday April 20 disrupts Arik Air operations at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, read below...

The Federal Airports of Nigeria (FAAN) workers’ union on Wednesday morning blocked the operations of Arik Air at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. Workers of the airline were prevented from gaining access to their duty posts thereby disrupting the day’s operations.

Unilag medical students cry out over bed bug invasion in their hostels

Medical students of the University of Lagos, Unilag, at Idi-Araba campus have cried out over the invasion of bed bugs in their hostel rooms which has worsen to the extent of following the students to lecture rooms and everywhere they go.

Sergio Aguero scores 100th Premier League goal

Man City striker Sergio Kun Aguero has scored his 100th goal for the English club yesterday April 19th in their match against Newcastle United which ended 1-1 at St James' Park.

The Argentine is now the third non-European player to score 100 Premier League goals after Dwight Yorke and Didier Drogba.

Health is wealth! 5 common v.agina problems and how to prevent them

Commonly, Some women experience some health issues which can cause their v.agina to swell, itch or burn. Often times, these women might be too shy or scared to see a doctor. They self-medicate, which is very likely to aggravate the problems.

Identifying and taking these preventive measures below would help in protecting yourself from the major vagina related problems.

2face Idibia, Iyanya, Yemi Alade, others to perform at Kiss Daniel’s album launch

Nigerian singer, Kiss Daniel is set to release his debut album titled "New Era" On May 1, 2016,

The young Nigerian music star has announced plans to hold an exclusive album launch concert on May 15, 2016, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

See first photo of John Legend & Chrissy Teigen's new born baby, Luna

The popular singer John Legend's beautiful wife, Chrissy Teigen has shared the first photo of their new born baby girl, Luna Simone. See the photo after the cut...

PDP says Nyesom Wike didn't mastermind Ogoni killings

The Chairman, Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Felix Obuah, has dismissed the statement by the All Progressives Congress that the Fact-Finding mission by the House of Representatives Committee on the killing of innocent persons in Ogoni communities on February 22 and 23, 2016 was sponsored by Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike.

Our Toyota SUVs were bought for just N36.5m each – Senate

Despite the fact that millions of Nigerians are languishing in poverty and many others are struggling to come to terms with the hardship bestowed on them by the power and petroleum crisis, the senate has gone ahead to purchase vehicles at N36.5 million each. PM News reports.

Reacting to media reports that the senate bought 108 cars, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Services, Senator Ibrahim Gobir said that the Senate purchased only 36 utility Land Cruisers at the cost of N36.5 million each.

Monday, April 18

Couple goals! Osas Ighodaro & hubby Gbenro Ajibade loved up in new photo

The actress shared the adorable photo recently and wrote:
'I'm tooooo proud of you my #MCM" 
And now I'm jealous, you better come and let's marry! This cud be us you know. *side eye*

Female singer Tonye joins Iyanya, Tekno, Selebobo, others at TripleMG label

TripleMG boss Ubi Franklin has announced the signing of Nigerian female singer Tonye Garrick, who is the first ever artiste to join the family since the exit of Emma Nyra in 2015.

He shared the news on Instagram a couple of minutes ago saying:

Lobatan! Ex-governor, Segun Oni says Fayose needs spiritual deliverance

The former governor of Ekiti state, Segun Oni has stated that his successor, Ayodele Fayose needs to be spiritually delivered from emotional bondage.

Segun Oni, who is the deputy national chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), issued a statement in reaction to Fayose’s letter to the Chinese government not to give $2 billion loan to Nigeria.

Davido and cousin, B-Red at war over newly signed artistes Mayorkun and Dremo

Latest report has it that there is a sound of war in Davido's HKN camp over his newly signed artistes, Mayorkun and Dremo, who are both signed to his personal imprint, Davido Worldwide Music.

Sunday, April 17

Disastrous earthquake hits Ecuador, kills about 77

An earthquake of 7.8 magnitude has killed at least 77 people in Ecuador, while another 570 were injured as the natural disaster ripped through the South American country yesterday.

The shallow quake, the strongest since 1979 to hit Ecuador, hit 16 miles from Muisne, a fishing area popular with tourists, according to the US Geological Survey.

Seun Egbegbe threatens to deal with Toyin Aimakhu wherever he sets his eyes on her

In a recent interview culled from Punch, Toyin Aimakhu's estranged lover, Seun Egbegbe has kept to his last threat that no Yoruba movie producer must deal with Toyin Aimakhu or they will have themselves to blame and also made a new threat saying, he will definitely deal with her wherever he sets his eyes on her.

Read the interview below;

Imo state workers turn to beggars to survive, following unpaid salaries

Going by claims in the media, civil servants in Imo State said most of them have turned to beggars in order to be able to survive.

Mariah Carey shares loved up photo with billionaire fiancee, James Parke

Mariah who will be walking down the aisle with her Austrailian billionaire lover, James Parke shared this adorable photo after he paid a her a surprise visit in Italy. They look so much in love.

DSS arrests five suspects for kidnapping & killing youth corper

The Rivers state Department of State Security, DSS, has arrested five suspects allegedly behind the abduction and murder of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Mr Sampson Worlu even after they collected N1.5m ransom for his release.

Family stops Mikel's brother from suing Ifeanyi Ubah who slapped him on the pitch

Heartland goalkeeper Ebele Obi, the older brother of Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi, has declared that he will no longer drag the billionaire owner of Ifeanyi Ubah FC to court after the intervention of his family members.

Ebele was to have sued Ubah for 200 million Naira for damages, for assaulting him at the end of a league game.

Doctors in Ekiti State embark on strike over 4 months unpaid salaries

Resident doctors in Ekiti State have embarked on strike to press for their four months unpaid salaries. While justifying the strike, the Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, Ekiti chapter, Dr. John Akinbote said;

“People should come out and speak for the doctors. Our strike action is to press home our demand for the payment of four months salaries being owed our members.

16 tips to succeed in the Nigerian music industry

Helping the up and coming Nigerian musicians to succeed in their career, Pulse Music has given these 16 tips needed to go far and get to the top in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Its so insightful. Read below:

After some times, Chris Okotie’s ex-wife Stephanie Henshaw back in the social circle

Ex-wife of Pastor Chris Okotie, Stephanie Henshaw (left above) was recently pictured at a dinner organised by veteran actor Richard Mofe-Damijo for comedian, AY’s wife, Mabel Makun.

Stephanie was looking super gorgeous as her curves got jaws dropping at the event. This would be the first time she's sighted at a social gathering, since her marriage to the controversial pastor crashed.

Oh my Lord! she's so happy to complete her NYSC program

She has every reason to thank God. :-)

Guus Hiddink praises Man City player, Kevin De Bruyne

Guus Hiddink has praised Chelsea reject, Kevin De Bruyne as a beautiful player after his excellent performance for Manchester City on Saturday.

The Belgium midfielder was a key player in their away victory over Chelsea with his incisive passing.

Singer Harrysong in hot romance with ex-beauty queen

Five Star Music artiste, Harrysong is reportedly having an intimate relationship with the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl In Niger Delta, Harriet Edide.

It was said that the lovers have become an item in gathering of close friends and family members. The ex-beauty queen runs a beauty parlour, Finee's Beauty Place in Yenegoa, Bayelsa.

Though, there's no picture of them together on social media yet, but let's keep our fingers crossed.

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa says genitals of rapists should be cut off

Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, has said that the most effective way of ending rape and sexual assault in Nigeria is by making sure that the genitals of convicted rapists are cut off.

She said this on Saturday, while speaking as a special guest at ‘Magnenta and Black Art & Fashion for Charity’, a fund raising exhibition for Mirabel Centre.

Presidency reveals there was no loan deal during Buhari's visit to China

The Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari did not sign any loan agreement with the Peoples Republic of China during his one-week working visit to the Asian country.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed to Punch on Saturday, that “there was no loan deal during the President’s visit to China. All that is coming are investments into Nigeria.”

Boko Haram has been overpowered - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Boko Haram terrorists have been overpowered to the extent that the group can no longer seize and hold on to any territory in the country.

Buhari made the remark on Saturday in Abuja, at the 13th summit of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) in Istanbul, Turkey.

Mikel, five others to leave Chelsea

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi alongside five other players may be disengaged by Chelsea football club at the end of the season.

Others are goalkeeper Courtois, Oscar Junior, Radamel Falcao, Loic Remy and Baba Rahman. Although, there has been no cogent reason on why the players are being asked to go, especially Mikel, Coutiois, Oscar who are regular players in the team till date.

Thursday, April 14

Blac Chyna starts following Kourtney Kardashian on Instagram

Despite getting no congratulations on her engagement to Rob, Blac Chyna just started following Kourtney Kardashian on instagram .I am one of those who believe all this Rob/Chyna relationship is one big stunt and the Kardashians are in on it..

Yesterday, KUWTK official handle tweeted about Chyna..Which means she just may have sealed the deal to appear on the Kardashian reality show.

Explosive Revelation! Kemi Olunloyo reveals Bianca Ojukwu was pregnant twice & had an abortion for Femi Fani-Kayode (Watch)

In a recent interview with Pulse TV, Kemi Olunloyo, the controversial daughter of former governor of Oyo State, Victor Omololu Olunloyo, has revealed that former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode had a relationship with Bianca Ojukwu and even got her pregnant twice and had an abortion when they were younger.

Super Falcons laments over N10,000 match bonus paid to them

Super Falcons players are reportedly unhappy with the N10, 000 match bonus paid to them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after their 2-0 victory over Senegal on Tuesday, April 12.

Chidinma and Flavour share adorable studio picture

The music stars shared the adorable photo, shot during a studio session on their respective instagram pages. They are always cute together.

Wednesday, April 13

VP Yemi Osinbajo's daughter, Kiki Osinbajo releases new lovely photos

Kiki Osinbajo, daughter of Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has released new turban-themed photos, shot by Henry Oji. See another photo below...

Chibok girls are still alive! New video surfaces online

CNN has just obtained a new video that suggests the abducted Chibok girls are still alive.
CNN reports that the video was released by someone keen to give the girls' parents hope that some of their daughters are still alive, and to motivate the government to help release them.

Revealed! How former head of service Stephen Oronsaye fixed FG’s money for his personal profit

The former head of service to the federation, Stephen Oronsaye has been accused of fixing federal government’s money in the bank for his personal profit. During the continued trial today, April 13, a prosecution witness, Olubumi Ojoko told the court that Oronsaye fixed N285 million belonging to the federal government in his account with Access bank.

Gov. Fayose travels to China 3 days after president Buhari's departure

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has traveled to China three days after the President Muhammadu Buhari also departed on an official visit to the country.

Port Harcourt refinery resumes production

Nigeria has restarted the Port Harcourt refinery, which has a capacity of 210,000 barrels a day, a spokesman for state oil firm NNPC revealed today Wednesday April 13th, as the OPEC member seeks to end fuel shortages.