Apartheid is among the greatest crimes in human history. During the times it thrived, those who challenged it, like those who questioned colonialism, were branded terrorists. All sorts of words were invented by the oppressors to castigate those who they thought posed a danger to the status-quo and to their enjoyment.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela did not choose his circumstanc...Read Full Post »
The Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, has said that he remains a loyal member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in spite of the defection of Gov. Aliyu Wamakko to All Progressives Congress, APC.
Shagari said this in Sokoto on Monday while addressing newsmen.
Shagari said that he had been...Read Full Post »
MediaTakeOut is reporting that Rihanna paid a visit to her on and off singer boyfriend Chris Brown as he spends time in rehab.
MediaTakeOut.com learned that yesterday Rihanna visited Chris Brown at his anger management clinic - outside Los Angeles.
They even got a pic of Rih...
Tastes of Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, regarding what kind of women he likes seem to have changed.
In his earlier interview, given to Punch journalists, he said,
“With due respect to slim ladies, there is no way any lady shaped like a broom can attract my full attention. I’m sorry but that’s the truth. My ideal woman must be God-fearing....Read Full Post »
President Goodluck Jonathan is going to South Africa on Monday for the burial of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, who passed away on December 5.
Jonathan will be accompanied by his contingent and the Supervising Minister of Foreign Affairs, Viola Onwuliri.
The beginning of Mandela’s burial picked up with South African natio...Read Full Post »
DIDIER Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue face fines from the Turkish FA after
displaying vests bearing tributes to Nelson Mandela. The two Ivory Coast
internationals unveiled their personal messages after Galatasaray’s
game against Elazigspor on Friday, their first game after the death of
South African icon Mandela.
Chelsea legend Drogba peeled off his shirt ...
Maryjane and Annette were two peas in a pod. The twins were identical in every way. Aside from their mom, it was very difficult for other people, including friends and family, to identify one from the other.
Maryjane and Annette took advantage of this feature and got away with numerous pranks. Their mother, Arden, had enrolled them in the same...Read Full Post »
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Is it a "Kardashian kurse" or is Kanye West losing his cool all on his own? In any case, popularity problems seem to be plaguing the once untouchable rap sensation.West’s performance this week brought just 4,500 people to the Sprint Center, a venue built for 19,000, me...Read Full Post »
Nollywood actress, businesswoman Empress Njamah has denied saying she can never marry a poor man as quoted in an interview with Showbizplus.
Here's what Empress said in a new chat with Encomium:
What is your word to your colleagues, friends, family and fans who felicitated with you as you added a year?
I really ...Read Full Post »
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Nigerian couple, 22 year old Aderoju Bammeke, (pictured left) and his girlfriend 20 year old Jessica Ogunyemi, (pictured right) have been jailed in the UK for being part of a Nigerian gang that hacked into the accounts of several people and stole thousands of pounds from them, Daily Mail UK reports
"The couple were part of a gl...Read Full Post »
It was a death not foretold but largely expected, leaving in its trail an outpouring of uncommon tributes from hitherto known friends, foes, dissidents, antagonists, protagonists and perhaps loners speaking with one voice.
But that is one of the many surprising ironies of life, international diplomacy and gesture. While these could be regarded as the ironic reality of N...Read Full Post »
Kanye West is again under attack, and today - for claiming
that he will soon be a bigger cultural and civil rights icon than Nelson
In an interview with WGCI radio in Chicago, the American rapper said that yesterday’s death of the 95-year-old South African leader will finally allow people to focus more of their attention on West’s own...
The accident involving a NNPC tanker with number plate XG 321 MKA, a cargo truck and two saloon cars happened at about 4: 45pm on Saturday, close to the Otedola bridge, Alausa, on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.Our reporter who witnessed the accident said the NNPC truck, while descending the slop from Alausa at top speed, could not hold its break. It then ran into the first car and squashed the se...Read Full Post »
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For a first time visitor into Ikotun, a Lagos suburb, churches like Synagogue, the Redeemed Christian Church of God and other big names are the natural attraction.
Little do most people know about the Saints Gospel Church better known as Hand of Fire which can best be descr...Read Full Post »
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A serving officer of the Nigerian Army, Sgt. Adeyemo Abimbola of the Department of Policy and Plans, Army Headquarters Abuja, has been declared missing on December 6, 2013, Friday. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja and signed by Brig.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Director of Army Public Relations, Nigerian Army.
Sgt. Abimbola was reportedly dressed in black...Read Full Post »
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The death of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, seems to have left Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, world acclaimed wordsmith, short of words.
He appears to be so shell-shocked and devastated.
In a rare and short tribute to former South African president and anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka had this to say "
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According to presidential spokesman, Dr.Reuben Abati
President Jonathan has declared three days of national mourning for former South African President, Dr. Nelson Mandela.Flags are to be flown at half-mast across Nigeria during the period.President Jonathan urges all Nigerians to unite in solidarity with the brotherly people of Sout...Read Full Post »
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Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday, December 5, after a prolonged lung infection.
Mandela, the country's first black president and anti-apartheid icon, would receive a full state funeral, President Jacob Zuma said, ordering flags to be flown at half mast.
"Fellow ...Read Full Post »
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The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) has banned songs by mostly top Nigerian musicians from airplay, in protest of what they called 'COSON's attitude of antagonism and harassment, arbitrary levying on broadcast stations by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON).
The musicians, who were ...Read Full Post »
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Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo and former husband, Karos Mrakpor have reconciled.
The coupled who got married in 1986, but went their separate ways after few years of marriage are back together.
Her husband re-married and had another child, while Hilda went into a new relationship.
But somehow, things didn’t work out for them in the...Read Full Post »