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Monday, June 22, 2015

Kanye West named the Most Stylish man alive by GQ magazine

GQ magazine has named Kanye West as one of the most stylish men alive and his wife is very proud of the title. They also named Jay Z, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jaden Smith, Mario Balotelli, Brad Pitt, David Beckham, Bradley Cooper, Lebron James, Harry Styles, Pharell Williams, John Mayer, Jared Leto, Ryan Gosling, Asap Rocky, Mark Ronson and others. See some covers after the cut...

President Buhari to remove oil subsidy?

That is according to a report by Vanguard. Read below...
President Buhari plans to totally remove fuel subsidy and use the proceeds for the provision of free and compulsory primary/secondary education across the country. The administration is also said to be working on unbundling the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to make it more efficient in the production and delivery of products to Nigerians.
These proposals form part of the strong recommendations made by the transition committee raised by Buhari to work out a blueprint for his administration.
Asked if the proposal for total subsidy removal had been discussed with labour, the source said that members of organized labour in the country were consulted by the committee and they made presentations on what should be done over the matter.

The source said:
“ Labour is part of the decision; they have accepted the proposal of fuel subsidy removal. “A committee is likely to be set up by the federal government to work out the modalities of what is to be done in that respect. “But the truth is that total removal of fuel subsidy has been recommended with adequate provisions for palliatives on free education and social welfare for the unemployed”, a member of the transition committee said.
The source pointed out that unlike in the past, the Buhari administration is considering the provision of free meals for students to serve as incentives for them to enroll in school.

Karen Igho shows off huge baby bump (photos)

The former BBA star who married her longtime boyfriend Yaroslav Rakos in December 2014 is expecting her first child. She showed off her huge baby bump online today...

Widow uses frozen sperm of her dead husband to have two babies

The couple first met in 2008. He proposed later that year but while looking at wedding venues on a Greek island the following year, the man, Mike Parke, began feeling unwell.

Ali Parke said: 'He'd been feeling unwell for a while before we went to look at the venues. He'd kept getting terrible headaches, and had shaky hands and tunnel vision. He'd been for an MRI scan just before we'd gone on holiday and when we got back, the hospital called him back in for the results

Doctors broke the news to the devastated couple that Mike had a stage four malignant melanoma that had spread to his brain and chest. They were told there was nothing that could be done for him, as the tumours had multiplied in his brain.

Mrs Parke said: 'We were just numb with shock. The doctors told us that he had about four to six months left. I just broke down completely. '
The couple brought their wedding forward to October 2010, and on the wedding day Mike's hair had already started to fall out due to the intensive radiotherapy treatment.

After their wedding, the couple discussed the possibility of having children, and Mrs Parke suggested freezing his sperm so that she could have his children after he had gone.
She said: 'I knew that Mike didn't want to die before becoming a dad, so I thought this would be the best decision.
'Mike agreed with me. He knew he wouldn't be around to see his children grow up, but he wanted me to have his children.'
In December 2010, the couple went to an IVF clinic in Southampton where they had Mike's sperm banked. They talked about names and decided on Charlie if it was going to be a boy.
Mrs Parke said: 'I knew we had made the best decision. Shortly afterwards Mike began chemotherapy treatment which took a terrible toll on his health. 
'He grew weaker and weaker and he lost his battle for life just four months later. I held his hand as he slipped away.'
Four months later, Mrs Parke had her first attempt at IVF. Two weeks later she discovered she was pregnant.
She said: 'It was so emotional to find out I was pregnant. As my tummy grew I thought of Mike every day, and his little life growing inside me.'

Her son Charlie was born in June 2012, at Bath's Royal United Hospital, weighing a healthy 5Ib15.
She said: 'It was the most amazing moment when he was born. And when I looked into Charlie's big blue eyes I had hope for the future.
He was admitted to hospital five times in his first year with bronchiolitis, and it was terrifying as each time I thought I was going to lose him. But he did pull through, thankfully.' 
Mrs Parke then underwent a second IVF attempt last year, but it failed. Another two attempts failed, and then on her fourth attempt she fell pregnant again. She gave birth to daughter Isla in April.

She said: 'Charlie loves his new sister and I know that Mike would be so proud of them both.'

Source: CBS

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Snoop Dogg Becomes a Grandfather

The Doggfather has now become a grandfather. Snoop Dogg's eldest son, Cordé Broadus, became a father to a new baby boy, Zion, giving the legendary rapper his very first grandchild.
In a photo posted to Instagram, Broadus, 20, showed the world his new bundle of joy with the caption, "Iron Lion ZION." Though the California rapper was out of town during his grandson's birth, he still made sure to share his excitement on social media: "Zion. U have a lot of love waitin' on u grandson!!," he captioned under a collage celebrating the birth.
The "Let's Get Blown" emcee's youngest son, Cordell — who is set to star in a football-themed mini-series on ESPN, was present for Zion's birth.
Congratulations to the Broadus family on their new addition!

Watch Out!! Chop Am remix ft Olamide and Wale - Reekado Banks Says

Mavin artist Reekado Banks will feature YBNL rapper Olamide, and American rapper Wale on the remix of his 2014 single ‘Chop Am’, 
The singer who bagged Rookie of the year award at Headies 2104 said this during a recent radio interview.

Source: Nigerian Entertainment Today 
Olamide. (Instagram: kingbaddo)Reekado Banks                                                            

Kenya Moore dissapointed at Lupita Nyong'o for refusing to take a pic with her

Former Miss USA and Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Kenya Moore called Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o out on twitter two days ago for refusing to take a photo with her when they met at a Golden Globes after party. The epic snub was revealed after a fan asked Kenya who she hung out with at the party. See below...

2 US climbers expected to reach top of Yosemite peak in first free-climb of El Capitan

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  • In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by Tom Evans, Kevin Jorgeson climbs what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of El Capitan, the largest monolith of granite in the world, a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. El Capitan rises more than 3,000 feet above the Yosemite Valley floor. The first climber reached its summit in 1958, and there are roughly 100 routes up to the top. (AP Photo/Tom Evans, elcapreport) (The Associated Press)
Two climbers vying to finish the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California's Yosemite National Park without climbing aids are closing in on the top of the 3,000-foot (900-meter) peak.
If all goes as planned, 30-year-old Kevin Jorgeson of California and 36-year-old Tommy Caldwell of Colorado, should reach the summit of El Capitan early Wednesday, possibly as early as 1 p.m. said spokeswoman Jess Clayton.
They started Dec. 27 and have been "free-climbing," a technique that shuns climbing aids other than harnesses and ropes to prevent deadly falls.
The world has been watching the pair's grueling half-mile journey up the peak's Dawn Wall route. But Clayton says the men won't give media interviews at the top. They plan to discuss the climb Thursday.
Eric Jorgeson, Kevin Jorgeson's father, told KGO-TV his son has always been a climber and watching him fulfill a long-time dream makes him proud.
"He climbed everything he could think of. It made us nervous early on as parents, but we got used to it," the father said. "It was more other parents saying, 'Hey, your son is at the top of a backstop.'"
The two started climbing El Capitan (there are more than 100 routes to the top) when Kevin Jorgeson turned 15 and it has been a birthday tradition ever since.
Becca Caldwell, who is married to Tommy Caldwell, is also on the ground with their toddler son and has been blogging about her excitement as she prepares to reunite with her husband

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Nicki Minaj in new V magazine shoot

Nicki is the cover girl for the December issue of V magazine and she slays in the sexy shoot shot by famed photographer, Mario Testino. See more photos after the cut...

Beyoncé Sued for Allegedly Copying ‘XO’ Song

Blue Ivy Carter & Beyonce - July 2014 - 06Beyoncé has been having a splendid year up till now – because according to TMZ, someone is suing the queen Bee for stealing a song from her.
According to the up and coming singer Javon Lane, Beyoncé stole his song ‘XO’ and put it on her fifth studio album.
Javon Lane claims he wrote a number named ‘XOXO’ and shared it with another singer who does background vocals for Beyoncé, the track supposedly ended up in her hands and a copycat track emerged. Beyoncé is now being sued for $3 million.
both versions of the song below!
Javon’s version 
Beyoncé’s version 

Monday, November 3, 2014

Dangote Group reduces cement price from N1700 to N1000

Dangote Cement Plc has announced a 41% reduction in the prices of cement, with the different grades now selling for between N1,000 and N1,150, exclusive of Value Added Tax. Now, 50kg of the 32.5 cement grade sells for N1,000, while the higher 42.5 grade will go for N1,150 per bag instead of the current N1,700 that both grades were sold for.

The new price structure was announced by the Group MD, Dangote Cement, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, who said 
“We recognise the need for a dramatic increase in the response to the huge infrastructure and housing deficit in the country, and one of the ways of addressing the issue is bringing the price of building materials down to much more affordable levels, especially cement, which is within our own control as part of our contribution to the transformation agenda of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration and the attainment of key milestones in the Millennium Development Goals.”

New Video: Iyanya – Finito

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Miley Cyrus, Latest Face of MAC’s Viva Glam for 2015!

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MAC Cosmetics has announced Miley Cyrus as the latest face of its annual Viva Glam collection for 2015.
Miley joins a fab list of celebrity Viva Glam spokeswomen like RihannaNicki Minaj and Lady Gaga (that’s quite a list). Her first shade is an electric pink.
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Price – Lipstick: $16, lipglass: $15 hitting shelves in January – all cash gotten will go to the MAC AIDS Fund

Story/Pic of the day: Selfies might get you killed. Please stop taking them...Lol

That huge thing in the background of your selfie might seem slow and fuzzy, but it could do some major damage in the time you wait for autofocus to get the shot just right.  
                   View image on Twitter

So next time you visit the forest, please try not to become the person who finally triggers our overthrow at the claws of those huge, fuzzy land mammals next door, just to send a crazy bear snap that makes you look like a jackass anyway.

Shout Out Remix - Banky W & Tiwa Savage

This remix puts Banky W on the rap verses of Tiwa's Shout Out
Banky W Mr R&BW will be out soon with a mixtape already titled “I’m Not Even A Rapper Though” and this remix precedes it as the first single.

Photos from GIAMA 2014

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Majid Michel, Ini Edo & Uche Iwuanyawu
The 3rd Annual GIAMA Awards was held in Houston, TX on Saturday 25th October 2014.
Celebrities from Nollywood gathered for the show most consider the best and biggest Nollywood award show. The Hollywood structured red carpet, dazzling crystal stage design, ace comedian host Julius Agwu, and electrifying performance by CEO Dancers made the show unforgettable. Stars, guests, even workers came adorned in glamorous dresses that truly highlights the exquisite taste of the GIAMA Awards.
Emotional speeches, Ebola awareness campaign, comedy performances, musical entertainment, unity amongst different ethnicities from the world made this edition the most unique of its kind. The GIAMA Awards was more than just a night of entertainment but a night of purpose.
Celebs who attended included Julius Agwu (Host), Majid MichelStella DamasusIni EdoUti Nwachukwu, Anthony MonjaroRuth KadiriAlex Ekubo,Emem IsongLancelot ImasuenSusan PetersMbong AmataUche IwuanyawuCharles NoviaPascal AtumaMoses InwangCharles Uwagbai,Daniel AdeminokanRobert PetersIvie OkujayeTana AdelanaMichael GodsonJames CostelloDaniel LloydBenedict JohnsonPascal Amanfo,Chigozie AtuanyaEphraim Chiejina, Padeta AguGbenro AjibadeMoses Efret,Patrick NnamaniMerlisa Determined, Jedi (Comedian), Seyi Brown(Comedian), MCPC (Comedian) and many more.
Most memorable speeches from winners Uti Nwachukwu, Ivie Okujaye, Belinda Effah and Chigozie Atuanya left audience amazed at the elegance portrayed on stage. Overall, a night of true celebration for the 3rd biggest film industry in the world and 3rd Annual GIAMA Award solidifying this show as the most revered award show till date.
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Ini Edo
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Belinda Effah
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Maze Couture
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Mbong Amata
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Rainy Ent
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Ivie Okujaiye
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Emen Isong
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Pascal Atuma
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Padeta Agu
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Emma Emerson (Red Carpet Host)
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Pascal Amanfo
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Moses Efret
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Stephinie Ma
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Uche Iwuanyawu
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Charles Novia
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Benedict Johnson
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Lancelot Imasuen
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Daniel Ademinoka & Stella Damasus
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Robert & Deborah Peters
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Moses Inwang
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Anthony Monjaor
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Mr & Mrs James Costello
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Esther & Beverly
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Ephraim Chiejina
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Richard N & Anita Chris
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Emma Emerson with Gbenro Ajibade
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The CEO Dancers – Nqobilé Ntshangase, Soliat Bada & Ezinne Asinugo
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Daniel Lloyd with beautiful ladies
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GIAMA is proudly supported by Arik AirlinesBellaNaijaStafford DialysisTotal Body NurtureMoneygramTrinity African RestaurantNotjustOkPSIDure EventsSegunGeleNollywood AccessNollywood ViewFranco RecordsBig A EntertainmentNext Media ConceptIrokoTV, City PeopleNaijapals,JagudaSturvsBashman EntertainmentEmagineThat EntertainmentPelican EntertainmentSimplicatedAfrique EntertainmentShekpe Knights EntertainmentVictory Media Production etc.
Follow them on Twitter: @giamaawards | Find them on Facebook: GIAMA Awards | Follow them on Instagram: @giamaawards
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List of 2014 GIAMA Winners
Best Motion Picture – Apaye
Best Drama – A Mile from Home
Best Film – Indigenous – Chetanna
Best Film – Comedy – 30 Days in Atlanta
Best On Screen Duo – Ayo Makun & Ramsey Nouah – 30 Days in Atlanta
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Best Actor – Kanayo O. Kanayo – Apaye
Best Actress – Rita Dominic – Iyore
Best Supporting Actor – Frederick Leonard – Accident
Best Supporting Actress – Belinda Effah – Apaye
Most Promising Actor – Tope Tedela – A Mile from Home
Most Promising Actress – Ivie Okujaye – Black Silhouette
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Best Comedic Act – Lepacious Bose – Being Mrs. Elliot
Best Screenplay – Moses Inwang – Last 3 Digits
Best Director – Eric Aghimien – A Mile from Home
Producer of the Year – Frank Rajah and Kwame Boadu – Iyore
Best Edited Film – Teco Benson – Accident
Best Cinematography – James Costello – 30 Days in Atlanta
Best Sound – Eric Aghimien – A Mile from Home
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Best Costume – Iyore
Best Makeup – Iyore
Special Recognition Award – Lynn Whitfield – 30 Days in Atlanta
Best Director – Diaspora – Faces of Love – Robert Peters
Best Film – Diaspora – Captive – John Uche
Best Actor – Diaspora – Raz Adoti – Faces of Love
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Best Actress – Diaspora – Paula Obaseki – Captive
Male Viewer’s Choice – Uti Nwachukwu
Female Viewer’s Choice – Tonto Dikeh
Grand Recognition Award – Captain (Dr.) Hosa Wells Okunbo
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Source: Bella Naija