Monday, 31 January 2011

‘Made in Nigeria’ voting machines for 2015 election

The Independent National Electoral commission has spent about N34.4 billion on importation of 132,000 units of data capturing machine for the 2011 voter registration exercise but Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Science and Technology said Nigeria may not have to spend that much again on elections as local technologies for the same purpose are now available. Mr Abubakar said that “the electronic voting machine developed by the Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited, NIGCOMSAT, can assist the nation in biometric registration for election” and that by 2015 it will be ready for use at the election.

Red Carpet Pics From The Future Awards 2011

Eku Edewor
Omowunmi Akinifesi

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Pictutre Of The Day

Is this Real? See how tiny her waist is. Looooool!!!!.

Lucky Igbinedion declared wanted by EFCC

    Previously convicted former governor of Edo State, Chief Luck Igbinedion has been

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Singer Toni Braxton, Faces Foreclosure On Another House

 Once again, Grammy-winning and financially-challenged singer Toni Braxton is facing foreclosure. The Wall Street

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    Wow!!! there is a new funny law in Malawi which states that farting in public is a crime.Faring is what we call 'Messing' or 'Polluting the air' here .

Breaking wind is set to be made a crime in an African country.
The government of Malawi plan to  

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Sunday, 30 January 2011

Blazin Hot Video .... LAMI FEAT. ELDEE---ERE IFE

Nigerian soul singer Lami,is out with a new video featuring rapper Eldee.
Watch the video after the jump

29-year-old to become Britain's youngest grandfather?

A 29-year-old man is all set to become Britain's youngest grandfather, as his 14-year-old daughter has become pregnant.
The man, whose identity is being kept anonymous to protect his young daughter, said he was fuming that his teenage daughter was 11 weeks pregnant.
"It's like

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Pictures Of The Day

  The curvy actress shocked many people when she shaved off her hair recently for a movie role.
The movie poster

It is being rumoured that she pocketed N5m for her role in the movie, which was directed by Michael Jaja.The title of the movie is Heart Of A Widow

Blazin Hot Video ..... Tatiana feat Naeto C ----Crazy

  Big brother Africa contestant Tatiana revealed to us during the all star show that she is a singer, well here is the proof....her collabo with Nigerian rapper Naeto C. The title of the video is "Crazy".

Watch the video after the jump

Blazin Hot Video ..... Nicki Minaj Ft Drake......Moment 4 Life

  Young money members Nicki Minaj and Drake recently teamed up for Nicki's music video 'Moment 4 Life.The video is reminiscent of had the modern Cinderella . Why does drake always seem to have it going on with his love interest. Lie there is real chemistry.
This is what she said about getting drake to feature on the song with her
 “It wasn’t hard to get Drake. Drake does what I tell him to do. I’m Nicki Minaj! You know Drake does what I tell him to do.”

more behind the scene pics and music video after the jump

Ghanian Actor Prince David Osei Is Engaged, Set To Marry In July

  Actor Prince David Osei, the News-One newspaper has gathered secretly got engaged about two months ago. The woman, whose name was given as

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Saturday, 29 January 2011

Na Wah Ohh!!! Mother Shoots Her Own Son And Daughter For Being Too Mouthy

Tragedy struck Tampa Thursday night. Julie Powers Schenecker, 50-year-old wife of a US Army colonel, has admitted to killing her teen son and daughter, say police.
She first

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I leave Monalisa to God, my new wife is awesome– Dejo Richards .

Dejo Richards

Remember the name, Segun Dejo-Richards? He is the ex husband of Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda. Since the break-up, Monalisa has been hot on the screen. Her Glo endorsement is also still running. Dejo-Richards, on the other hand, has been out of public view. According to him
, he has all these while been recording his soon-to-be aired television Africa-wide show. Last weekend, however, he stepped out in a grand style when he took his America-based lover to the altar. Shortly after tying the nuptial knot, he invited Hazeez Balogun into his Maryland home where he spoke about his turbulent life with Monalisa.

What do you think people will say, after leaving a marriage, you hopped into another?
People will be happy for me. I have suffered a lot of things. There are certain

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  Word is that Senator Florence Ita Giwa has just taken delivery of a Bently car worth about 31 million naira...
The wine coloured Automobile is said to have a customised plate number with her initials...FIG
She was said to have been chauffeured in the car to her recent installation as “Eka Iban Ke Esien Efik Duopeba”, the Queen Mother of the Efiks.

I Want A Wife Like Beyonce.......... P Diddy

     Wow!!! It seems the main reson why P Diddy isn't married to KIm Porter the mother of 60% of his kids is the fact that she is not his 'ideal woman'.
Close friends with fellow rap mogul Jay-Z and his wife Beyonce, Diddy said: “I’d love to have what

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Friday, 28 January 2011

Jeta Amata's Black Gold Tops CNN Movie Review Chart

   Jeta Amata's yet to be released movie about the Niger Delta, Black Gold, which stars several Hollywood actors, is currently generating a lot attention outside Nigeria. The movie was recently on the top list on CNN's movie review.

This is what happens when you do things the right way.... I am so proud.


    Alist stars Jay-z and Will Smith are hooking up to produce films and other projects.One of such films is the remake of kids classic 'Annie'.Not only are the A-list movie star and the multi-platinum rapper collaborating on the saga of the Broadway-belting little orphan, they’ve also formed

Jermaine Dupri Jumps Into Social Networking With

Grammy Award winning producer Jermaine Dupri officially launched his Global 14 Social networking community today (January 27th). JD says his wants to make this venture the “coolest, hippest city” on the Internet.

According to Allhiphop:
JD said he launched the new website to take advantage of what Dupri labeled ‘social notifying,’ where people share

Africa's Eye Candies....The Most Beautiful List

Beauty they say is in the eyes of the beholder .These Africans posses not just physical attributes that are pleasing to the eyes, they also have brains and talent to go with it. From their arresting smile, their carriage and their common attribute …..Confidence.. They all have the confidence to pursue their dreams and take over the world because they know the world is their stage  and they are going to act out their part with  style, grace and raw determination to succeed.
    These are Africa’s Eye candies, her finest..
Flaviana Matata.....Model.......Tanzania

Majid Micheal..Actor...Ghana
                                             Tracy Idudu....... Banker

Cherif Ndiaye ..Model.... Senegal

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Nicki Minaj Talks About Her Troubled Childhood

   Rapper Nicki Minaj chatted with THE SUN (Europe) recently about different issues from being a role model to young teens, her troubled childhood and other issues. Excerpts......
“Being honest, if I had a daughter I wouldn’t want her listening to a Nicki Minaj CD until she was a certain age. Even when I meet my fans and they tell me they are 12, I cringe a little.

“I always say, ‘Listen. I don’t want you saying the bad words, put school first’. At the same time, I am like their bigger sister. I’m not like their mum.
“I have to give

Jennifer Hudson Denies Illuminati Rumours

   Everyone from Jay-Z to Lady Gaga have been accused of being  members of the Illuminati secret society, thought to be some mysterious group of power players who pull strings to help launch careers.

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Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Penélope Cruz & Javier Bardem Welcome a Son

  Hollywood star Penelope Cruz, , delivered a son over the weekend at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Reps for the couple have yet to confirm the birth of the baby boy, . The news was first reported in

Yeoal Exclusive----Makeup Artist Irantiola Funmilola Of Abeke Makeovers Talks About The Industry And Trends To Watch Out For In 2011

Irantiola Funmilola
    Focused, determined, beautiful and extremely talented., these are some of the words that describe City People’s Makeup artist of the year Irantiola Funmilola, of  Abeke Makeovers.
    Within a short period of time,she has carved a name for herself as the go to artist for beautiful and creative makeup services. This Lagos business school alumnus spared time away from her busy schedule for an exclusive interview with Yeoal, where she talked about a wide range of issues from her love for her job, tips on how to stay fly this harmattan season and makeup trends to look out for this year.

Yeoal...Who is Irantiola Funmilola?
I am a graduate of Mass communication OOU,Ogun state.A Goldman Sachs Scholar from Lagos Business School. I am in my late twenties. I had no formal training in fashion or make-up. I just developed an interest in it and i groomed myself though books, pictures and a lot of practice.
I am strong,driven and very determined lady. I have a passion for improving upon the status quo especially when it comes to things related to beauty and fashion.

Yeoal....What prompted your interest in makeup artistry and when was Abeke makeovers born?
A major incident in secondary school opened my eyes to the power of Makeup. I had a 

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Tuesday, 25 January 2011

Blazin Hot Video ..... D'banj feat Snoop Dogg......Mr Endowed (remix) Promo Version

Check out the promo video for the remix of Mr Endowed featuring Snoop Dogg. The official video will be out soon

Stephanie Okereke Denies Rift With Future Inlaws,Nuptials Still On

   There is no iota of truth in that report. I saw it and my future parents in law live in Lagos and they read it too and my mum in law is in shock. She doesn't understand why anyone would write such lies concerning them. I told her

2011 Oscar Award Nominations And Snubs

Oscar winner Monique and Tom sherak announcing the nominees
 This nominees for the 2011 Oscar awards  has just been announced . While some actors/ actresses were nominated , others who despite having critically acclaimed performances were snubbed.The actors and actresses include......Andrew Garfield (The Social Network); Ryan Gosling (Blue Valentine); Mila Kunis (Black Swan); Julianne Moore (The Kids Are All Right); and Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter).
   Interestingly, all five saw a costar (or in Wahlberg's case, three costars) earn a nomination: Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine); Natalie Portman (Black Swan); Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network); Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right); and Amy Adams, Christian Bale and Melissa Leo (all for The Fighter). .The Award ceremony will be hosted by Anne Hathaway and James Franco on 27th February ,2011 in Los angeles.

Check out the movies,actors and directors that made it after the jump

:Nollywood Actress Susan Peters lands a feature in Black Beauty And Hair Magazine

 Nollywood star, Susan Peters has just landed a mention in international beauty publication – Black Beauty & Hair (BBH) Magazine. Susan who started her acting career in
2002, is especially passionate about the beauty and hair business. She currently owns a hair salon and clothing store called Suez Place.
The feature can be found on the

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The Future Awards' Finalist

Previous winner ,Young Person of the year Ify Aniebo.
Who is it going to be this year?
   The highly anticipated future awards recently unveiled the list of it's finalist in all it's categories.The awards which recognises young people who are both talented and successful in their various fields will hold on Sunday, January 30 2011 at the Landmark Village, Victoria Island, Lagos.The event which is strictly by invitation has Access Bank, HiTV, Virgin Atlantic, and the Miccom Golf Resorts as sponsors. Official Media Partners are Y! (, Wazobia FM and Cool FM.The Keynote Speaker is Minister for Finance and former Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, Olusegun Aganga.

The final list after the jump

Governor Liyel Imoke On Baksssi And The Ongoing Voters Registration.

Cross River state government has pledged it’s support to the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the delineation of Bakassi Area to enable it’s people participate in the ongoing voters registration exercise.
            Governor Liyel Imoke who stated this while

Oscar De La Renta Blast Michelle Obama Over Fashion Choice

  American first lady Michelle Obama recently appeared wearing a red and black dress by  Alexander McQueen designer Sarah Burton, both the house and the designer are British, .
 Some people felt it was odd considering the fact that

Bob Marley's Family Wins $300K From Lawsuit

  A federal judge has provided Bob Marley's family a sweet redemption song by ruling that a Nevada company stole the likeness of the reggae legend to make and sell clothing and toys.
Now the Marley estate will

D'banj Gets A Spot On Billboard Chart

     Incredibly talented musician D'banj got a spot on billboard's next big sound 25.The muiltiple award winning musician and koko master who recently recorded and shot the video of the remix of Mr Endowed with American rapper Snoop Dogg got the

Oprah's Big Secret

   Forty-seven years ago, when Oprah Winfrey was 9 years old and living with her father in Tennessee, her mother, Vernita Lee, became pregnant with a daughter who was given up for adoption. Winfrey had

Monday, 24 January 2011

MTV launches the “Choose or Lose” campaign for the Nigerian 2011 elections in partnership with D’banj, Naeto C, M.I., others

  MTV has launched its first ever pro-democracy campaign in Africa ahead of the upcoming Nigerian elections.  Starting January 2011, the network’s global “Choose or Lose” voter mobilization campaign will be encouraging and empowering young Nigerians to exercise their right to vote.
     To maximise

Picture(s) Of The Day

     This one is not photoshoped. This is an outfit Venus wore to one of the matches in the Australian open.She allegedly wore flesh-coloured pants underneath. Whatever her aim was, she sure achieved  it as she beat her opponenet , No. 17 seed Francesca Schiavone 3-6, 6-2, 6-1

JBL'S Global Minimalism Collection

      JBL the label that re-invented the Ankara fabric with specialised hand embellishment turning it into something luxurious, uber, chic and innately cool launched a new collection themed ‘GLOBAL MINIMALISM’.
     The collection is a modern approach to the Ankara fabric which was created out of a collaboration of JBL and the talented Banke Kuku a
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