Saturday, 25 October 2014

Study Claims That Music from Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, T.I and More Makes You Dumb

A software developer, Virgil Griffith has taken it upon himself to research and study music in correlation with test scores.
He spent a significant amount of time correlating the collective musical tastes of certain colleges and universities with their students’ average SAT scores.

Rotimi Amaechi Says Patience Jonathan Wants Rivers State Money

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has attributed his rift with First Lady, Patience Jonathan to his refusal to ‘share Rivers State money with her.’
Amaechi also criticized the former Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike, who is a known ally of the first lady, calling him corrupt and incompetent.
Wike is seeking to be elected governor of the state and supposedly has the backing of Mrs. Jonathan but Amaechi has called on the people of Rivers to resist their ambition.

Iranian woman hanged for killing 'man who tried to rape her'

 A woman in Iran convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her was hanged at dawn today - despite an international campaign to save her, reports.

The country's official IRNA news agency said Reyhaneh Jabbari, a university student, was hanged for premeditated murder in a Tehran jail at dawn today.

Barack Obama Hugs Nurse Cured Of Ebola

The American nurse who was the first person to catch Ebola on US soil is now cured and has gotten a hug from President Barack Obama for her troubles.
Nina Pham, of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, contracted the disease while treating infected Liberian, Thomas Duncan who arrived in the US on September 20.
Ms. Pham was cleared of the disease on Friday, October 24, 13 days after testing positive.
She said:

BREAKING: 2-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Ebola In Mali

The toddler, who returned from Guinea after being infected, is also the first person to die of the disease in the West African country.
Mali's government confirmed the death in a statement saying:

Pictures: Kim Kardashian exposes all her imaginable assets on her birthday

On Kim Kardashian’s birthday, there wasn’t going to be anyone looking at the guests.
And one sure-fire way for the brunette to secure all eyes at TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas was with one of her now-famous plunging necklines.
Kim barely managed to keep her assets contained in a white wrap dress on Friday night as she joined her husband Kanye West and an elite group of friends and family for her 34th birthday.
See Pictures from Dailymail below..

Lecturer Who Killed 5 Pupils While Trying To Dodge A Trailer Burnt To Death By Mob

A lecturer at the Taraba College of Education (COE) Zing, Mr Kassimu Umar was yesterday murdered by angry mob. Mr Kassimu while trying to dodge a trailer coming his way early hours of yesterday morning, ran into fiveprimary school pupils whose ages ranged between eight and eleven years, killing them all on the spot.

Mother made daughters drink acid, strangled them & killed herself over row with inlaws (PHOTO)

A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after falling out with her live-in mother and father-in-law, an inquest has heard.
Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her widower at their home in Ruislip, west London.The biochemist had forced her two girls to drink the toxic substance and had strangled them before taking the poison and strangling herself.Her husband said..

"President Jonathan doesn't Give Me Money" - Ibinabo Fiberisima

Ibinabo Fiberisima who just got re-elected as President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria for a second term,has addressed some issues regarding her tenure and what she still plans to do.She told Punch:

 “President Goodluck Jonathan has done a lot for Nollywood. He has helped us tremendously. Maybe some people are thinking that he is giving me money. But he is not doing that. They forget that there is a process you must pass through to get money from government as a Nollywood professional, not necessarily as an actor. Movie producers, directors, editors, scriptwriters, even costumiers have all been able to get access to funds to train themselves. People should learn and understand what is going on in the film industry before attacking other people.”

*Coughs* "Fashion is in my blood, I don't waste time standing in front of the mirror" - Singer KCee

Well for those who have been blasting singer Kcee for his sense of style - Emmy Collins and all the rest, y'all need to back down cos it seems Kcee is unperturbed. Lol. He was a guest on this week's MTV Base’ Official Naija Top Ten with Ehiz and according to him fashion is in his blood, and sometimes, he doesn't even bother with the mirror:
"Fashion is in my blood. Sometimes, I don't waste time standing in front of the mirror. If I open my wardrobe, I know what to put on. One thing I don't joke with is my stud earring, I don't have any particular reason but I can't be caught dead without my studs."
He also talked about how he now lives in a palace with a fat wallet during his freestyle session,
"I have a fat wallet and now live in a palace" he said.
 "I had always known I will hit it big someday. I already had that determination since I started singing, but honestly Limpopo was a divine song from God," he said about his success.
Continue below to watch the video of Kcee rapping during the show, I think he totally killed it...

Collapsed Building: TB Joshua To Give Families Of Victims $4,500 Each

The General Overseer of Synagogue Church Of All Nations, Prophet T.B Joshua has said through the church spokesperson, Kirsten nematandani that, the church will be giving 50,000rand ($4500/N750, 000 in Nigerian currency) to South African victims who lost their lives during the September 12 guest house collapse in the church premises.

"The church has pleaded with the Nigerian government to expedite the repatriation process in order for families to bury the deceased with dignity and receive closure.

Etcetera Takes On Bleaching Celebrities In New Article

Here is Etcetera's latest article...

The Association of Bleaching Celebrities of Nigeria wishes to use this medium to inform the public that the inexcusable attitude of some of its members to their fans has been brought to its attention. It has also been said that some members of this esteemed organisation have embarrassingly refused to shake hands with their fans and in some of these cases, the aggrieved fans are said to have been little kids.

Friday, 24 October 2014

Kim Kardashian-West to Earn $500,000 to have Birthday Bash in Las Vegas!

Radar Online exclusively reports that the TV star is set to kick off her 34th birthday bash line up in Las Vegas and the TAO nightclub in sin city is set to pay her $500,000 (N82 Million) to celebrate her big bash there on Friday night.

Former Nollywood Actress Regina Askia Volunteers to Work at US Ebola Center

Former Nigerian Beauty Queen and actress, Regina Askia has volunteered to be among the few nurses who are ready to fight Ebola in the States. Regina wrote on her Facebook page not most of her colleagues (nurses) were not willing to take up the challenge and those who were ready demanded a sum of $200 per hour. But she went forward and volunteered herself for free. Interestingly, she is the only female at the hospital she works that volunteered. Bless her and may she not contract the virus during her fight in battling it.

Angry Wife Tells Actress Ronke Odusanya To Keep Her Husband

The last has certainly not been heard of the wife snatching drama involving Yoruba actress, Ronke Odusanya aka Flakky Ididowo, as the angry lady who accused her of snatching her husband, Folape Sokoya, has told her to keep the man, Femi Anibaba, saying that it is actually good riddance to bad rubbish.
Folape went ahead to describe her former husband as a man with no content, a self- centered and an ignorant man who thinks only about himself.

Aliko Dangote, And Chimamanda Adichie Nominated For Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014

Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote and writer,Chimamanda Adichie have been nominated for the award of Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014.
The winner will be “the individual who, for better or worse, has had the most influence on business on the year gone by”, according to the Forbes AfricaPOY site.

Do Not Contest For Second Term… Cleric Writes President An Open Letter

Muslim cleric, Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi is not happy with the president and believes a lot of Nigerians are not happy with him. He took to his Facebook this morning to write him an open letter. You are gradually leading this nation to chaos, he warns. Continue below.

"I Am Not Yet Married" - Omawumi sets the record straight

Talented Nigerian singer Omawumi Megbele has denied all allegations that she is now a married woman.
The 'Megbele' singer spoke to Channels TVin an interview on October 20, 2014. The mother of one cleared the air saying she is only engaged to the father of her child Tosin Yusuf and not yet married.

Alison-Madueke’s Sister Kidnapped In Port Harcourt

According to reports, unidentified assailants have kidnapped the sister of the Nigerian Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The Rivers State Police command has confirmed the abduction of Osio Agama, which reportedly occurred in Port Harcourt on the night of Thursday, October 23.

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Declares Intention To Succeed Husband As President, Calls For VP’s Resignation

There is a little political war going on in Zimbabwe as first lady intends to succeed husband as president.

The first lady Grace Mugabe yesterday announced her candidacy to succeed her husband, 90-year-old president Robert Mugabe, when he leaves office.

Man Arrested For Attempting To Use Wife For Ritual

The biblical saying that any man who finds a wife finds a good thing but that statement does not hold water for a greedy man in Lagos who tried to use his wife for money rituals before the Area ‘B’ Apapa Command, rescued the poor woman and arrested the bad husband.

Terrorists Marry Off Abducted Girls, Release Old Women

Boko Haram militants, who reportedly abducted about 60 female residents in Borno and Adamawa States, are said to have released the grown women among their captives.
The insurgents are however said to have detained the young girls they abducted and have reportedly married some of them off to members of the sect.
The development was disclosed by residents who spoke to journalists via telephone, Vanguard reports.

Former NBA President Freed By Kidnappers

The former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),Okey Wali who was abducted 13 days ago in Port Harcourt,Rivers State has been released.
Wali was freed by his abductors at about 11p.m. on Thursday, October 23 after being kidnapped on October 11.
His release was confirmed by the current NBA President,Augustine Alegeh, via a statement which reads:

John Legend's Wife Quits Twitter After Getting Death Threats

John Legend's model wife Chrissy Teigen gets into more trouble on Twitter but this time, she's been bullied off the social media network after receiving series of vicious death threats.
It all started when the Sports Illustrated cover girl tweeted about the fatal shooting at the Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Cananda last week. In her attempt to relate the incident to America's ongoing gun violence, Teigen wrote:

Photo: Baby Born With Quran In Ibadan

A baby has been born in Ibadan with a pocket size Quran in his hand. The baby who was recently born attracted a lot of crowd when news filtered around town that he was born with a holy book.

His mother who practices no religion went to deliver him at a church for fear of hospital bills. The woman who took the delivery saw the ‘strange’ object and disposed it since it was not part of the baby, but shortly after, the baby became restless and continued to clutch and empty fist.

If Couples Stay Faithful To Each Other, There Will Be Less Divorce- AY Comedian

Popular comedian Ayo Makun while speaking to a Punch reporter on why divorce is so rampant among celebrities says he will do anything to keep his own marriage. He says if every couple stay faithful to each other there will be less sorrow in the land and despite his busy schedules, he tries his best to make out time for his wife, Mabel.

OMG Who Wants Rapper Dead Jay Z?

Someone  planted a bomb infront of the rapper's club in New York!
Jay Z's life and business came under attack earlier this week after a recovered footage showed an unidentified man placing a device alleged to be a bomb outside his 40/40 club in New York.
The New York Piolice Department (NYPD) say they are still searching for the prankster whom they suggest was responsible for the act.

Doctor tests positive, 2 Others Quarantined

It has been confirmed that the physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola virus disease, officials have announced
33-year-old Craig Spencer, a resident in Harlem neighbourhood is reported to have been taken to an NY hospital on Thursday, October 24, 2014, after displaying symptoms consistent with those caused by the deadly virus. This included a high pitched fever of 39.5C.

Ebola: Rwanda to Screen Visitors from United States & Spain

As part of Rwanda’s measures to prevent the Ebola virus from entering the country, the government has announced that all visitors from the United States and Spain must undergo Ebola screening.
Visitors from the aforementioned countries will be required to “self-monitor, fill out an extensive questionnaire and report their medical condition for the first 21 days of their visits because of the Ebola cases that have surfaced in the two Western countries,” ThisDay reports.
The Rwandan government released the following statement on the issue:

US Woman Steals $25,000 Rolex Wristwatch & Hides it in her Private Parts

A 25-year-old woman based in New York stole a $25,000 Rolex, and hid it in her private parts.
According to Radaronline, the woman, Shacarye Tims, stole the victim’s watch after accompanying him to his hotel room at the Holiday Inn in New York City.
Tims had met the man at a bar on October 19th, and after they had hung out for a while, they went to the hotel.

30-year-Old Human Trafficker Gets 30 Years In Jail

A lady, Nneka Ebelechukwu, who took delight in recruiting and organizing foreign trips for young girls and subsequently subjecting them to prostitution and pocketing the proceed, will spend the next 30 years in prison for her crimes.
The lengthy sentence was secured by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters, (NAPTIP), at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Suspected Ebola Patient Admitted In New York

Ebola fears have again sprung up in the US as a doctor, who just returned from Guinea, has been hospitalized with symptoms of the disease.
33-year-old Dr Craig Spencer has been admitted at the Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan after returning from the Ebola-affected country 10 days ago.

‘Nigerians Are Still Angry At My Husband’, Patrick Sawyer’s Wife Speaks Out

The name “Patrick Sawyer” became infamous after the lateLiberian-American entered into Nigeria despite being infected with the Ebola Virus Disease.
Nigerians have blamed him for starting the outbreak which claimed 8 lives in the nation and his wife Decontee has said that there is still a lot of anger towards her husband despite the fact that he is dead.

Thursday, 23 October 2014

BREAKING: Mali Confirms First Case Of Ebola

Fears of a further spread of the Ebola Virus Disease have been confirmed as a case of the disease is said to have been diagnosed in Mali.
The Malian Health Minister, Ousmane Kone identified the patient as a two-year-old girl in the western region of Kayeswho had recently returned from Guinea, where the outbreak began.

President Jonathan And Dame Patience Back In The Day

It’s a story of grass to grace for Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan and his wife,Patience.
The duo met at the Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt where the president was his wife’s Biology lecturer.
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