Tuesday, 31 May 2011

25 Year Old African To Head French Fashion House 'Balmain'

French born African designer Oliver Rousteing has made news (and probably history) for being  the youngest person to be appinted creative director/ head of an acclaimed fashion house. He is also the first designer of African descent to do this.
 Born in France and
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Zimbabwean Police Sergeant, Jailed For Using President Robert Mugabe's Toilet

 
  As the Guardian reports, Alois Mabhunu, a homicide detective in the western city of Bulawayo, was imprisoned on suspicion of invading the presidential privy after using a toilet reserved for President Robert Mugabe. The incident occurred at the annual Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF).
The Guardian quotes local radio station VOP as reporting:
"Mabhunu, due to the call of nature, rushed to the toilets reserved for Mugabe and his guest Ekra, but was

Pius Anyim appointed Secretary To The Government

Former senate president  Ayim Pius Ayim has been announced as the new Secretary
to the government of Nigeria.Anyim’s appointment was announced, Monday, in Abuja.
Anyim,was Senate President under Obasanjo from 2000 to 2003.



Monday, 30 May 2011

Picture Of The Day ....... Rapper Drake's Dad

The guy in the blue shirt is Canadian born rapper Drake's biological dad. He is also a musician and his name is Dennis Graham

Singer Sean Kingston Involved In Accident

Jamaican born musician Kisean Anderson popularly known as Sean Kingston has been rushed to the hospital. The 21 year old and an unidentified female sustained injuries after his Watercraft crashed into the bridge connecting Miami Beach's Palm Island with MacArthur Causeway on sunday May 29. The City of Miami Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene and rushed the singer and the female to Jackson memorial hospital. The cause of the accident is not immediately known .

People Fell In Love With The Real Me............Alicia Keys

Singer Alicia Keys is in the latest issue of W magazine. In the interview she talks about the struggles she faced growing up, how she followed her own inspiration instead of listening to others when she was working on her debut album.......


We grew up in the city, had a hard edge and obstacles to overcome, but we were still young and beautiful. I didn’t want to
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DESIGNER OF NOTE.....Christie Brown



Christie Brown is a Ghanaian fashion label headed by Aisha Obuobi. The label has garnered strong international endorsements with mentions in Grazia, Marie Claire and most recently, Jet Magazine.Last year, Destiny’s Child member, Michelle Williams wore a Christie Brown jacket for a UK TV appearance thus adding to the buzz surrounding the label. In December 2010.

The SS 2011/2012 Collection
The Christie Brown aesthetic is all about celebrating the beauty in simplicity. Her latest collection “An Afromantic Daydream” employs great use of neutral earth tones and natural fabrics including cotton enhanced with Chantilly lace and the signature Christie Brown button detailing. The bold accessories make great use of ankara and feathers to create a definite style statement.


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Struggling To Break Into The Music Biz? elDee Da Don Shows How To


I have seen so many people try to break into nigeria's competitive music business without success but nothing hurts more than seeing real talent rot away. Well one of naija's most talented rappers elDee da Don is about to school you on how to take your music to the next level.....................................
Upcoming naija talent, stop waiting for a messiah to help your career, get up, get out and promote yourself. You have all the tools you need. U have direct access to your likely fan-base.
Prepare, create and promote. Your success lies in

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Lilian Bach Goes Into Lingerie Business




Nollywood acctress Lilian Bach has a new venture. The very beautiful actress has diversified into the world of lingerie sale. According to her she has undies for everybody no matter your size.

Well i am sure we are probably not going to see her in any movie in a long time.

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Fashion At The President's Lunch



Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan recently organised a forum with the Nigerian youths to talk about ways to move the country forward. The forum which was an interactive one had celebrities like Linda Ikeji, Genevieve Nnaji, Naeto C amongst others in attendance
Check out pictures of guests at the event and choose your best dressed celeb.
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Rihanna Is Secretly Meeting Chris Brown?


Well this one is according to british tabloid Now.This is how they reported it ......
Superstar Rihanna has risked the wrath of her fans by secretly seeing the man who beat her up and broke her heart.
The singer’s even used
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Blazin Hot Video .... Titi Lo’Kei ....... Buss My Brain ft. SLV

Chicago based Nigerian musician Titi Lo’Kei is out with the video for her up tempo song 'Buss My Brain ft. SLV'. Watch the video after the jump

Kim Kardashian's Baby Sister Kendall Takes Birth Control Pills In Upcoming Kardashians Episode.........Parents Criticized For Her Bikini Photos




In a teaser for the upcoming season of Keeping up with the Kardashians, Bruce Jenner is appalled when he finds daughter Kendall’s stash of birth control pills.
According to sister Khloe, Kendall isn’t going to her mom with birth control questions, but her sisters instead. Khloe also says Kendall isn’t taking birth control pills to prevent a pregnancy, but for medical reasons.
Jenner is a teen model who started her career with Forever 21.
Her parents Bruce and Kris Jenner were recently under fire after Kendall took a set of racy bikini photos.
“Going into this shoot, it was never my intention to be provocative or too racy. It was a beach shoot, and I was wearing beachwear. I am happy with my age, and am not trying to rush into anything too soon.”

Check out the controversial bikini photos
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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Van Vicker to appear in a british drama titled 'Amina'.


African Superstars Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Van Vicker are to star in a British Drama titled 'Amina'.
Amina, follows the journey of a woman who after
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Picture Of The Day......... Beyonce Covers Billboard Magazine Again

Following her billboard win, singer Beyonce is on the cover of the magazine again.

Our white bosses call us ‘black monkeys’ – Nigerdock workers


Some Nigerians working at Nigerdock Nigeria Plc, Snake Island, Lagos, have accused one of their white bosses, Mr. Nicholas Marriot, of racially abusing them, calling them “black monkeys.” They claimed that Marriot used

Amy Winehouse Checks Into Rehab



Immensely talented musician Amy Winehouse has reportedly checked into a rehab. centre .The singer
who last entered rehab in January 2008, will kick off her European concert series June 18. Her father, Mitch
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Timaya Appointed UN Ambassador

Musician Timaya has just been made a UN ambassador. Timaya Reacting to the honour  said, “I am happy. Honestly, I am. This goes to show that

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Nigeria’s new N7bn presidential jet banned worldwide


Almost 70 days after the new N7.65bn presidential jet, Falcon 7X, touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from

Blazin Hot Video ....Asa........Why Can't We

Check out Asa's second single from her sophomore album 'Beautiful imperfection'.Watch the video after the jump

Picture Of The Day......... Obi Asikia's Bundle Of Joy

This is Storm record label boss, Obi Asikia's baby girl. His wife Yetunde put to bed on May 26 2011.
She is so cute.
Photo Credit........dimokokorkusstella

8 Beautiful Messages From Oprah's Final Show


That out favourite talk show 'The Oprah Winfrey show' is a wrap isn't exactly news . However in the final show,Oprah used the final hour to deliver a message that was both powerful and inspiring. Here are eight notable Oprah quotes of inspiration on self-confidence, living life to the fullest, God,love,  being responsible for your own decisions, humility, and much more.

On Learning What Love Is
“I am truly amazed that I, who started out in rural Mississippi in 1954 when the vision for a black girl was limited to being either a maid or a teacher in a segregated school, could end up here. It is no coincidence that a
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So Sad!!! Groom Killed 4 Days After His Wedding


An unfortunate and very sad incident happened in Warri recently. The man in the pictures was shot dead on Tuesday by some unknown gunmen. The man whose name is  Ighoyefe Oyubu allegedly went out for a drink with friends but opted to go back home when it was getting late.
           
Reports have it that about 11pm some

Selena Gomez Is Justin Bieber's 'Girl'

Justin Bieber 17 and his beau Selena Gomez (yes beau without the word 'alleged' cos you do not need any confirmation fom either of them after seeing this pic ) were spotted out and about in Hawaii doing what lovers couples do.

Seeing Justin & Selena Kind of reminds me of the teenage couples before them ........... Chris Brown and Rihanna, Ciara and Bow Wow, Zac Efron and Vanessa.
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Hope this one has a happy ending.

Chiddy Banj And elDee The Don Team Up For Peanut Butter & Swelly

Guiness book record holder Chidera and his partner better known as  Chiddy banj have a new mix tape titled Peanut Butter & Swelly and our own elDeee  is on one of the tracks. Check out the track list.....
Tracklisting
01. Cameras
02. The Whistle Song
03. Heatwave (Ft. Mac Miller, Trae Tha Truth, Casey Veggies)
04. Too Much Soul
05. Baby Roulette
06. Guinness Flow
more and download the mixtape after the jump07. I Can’t Stop (Freestyle)
08. Jacuzzi (Lost In The Vapors)
09. High As A Ceiling (Ft. eLDee The Don)
10. Always (On My Grizzly) (Ft. eLDee The Don)
11. Y.T.M.O.S.H.? Y.A.S.N.
12. Dancing With The DJ [Remix]
13. Nobody Has It Down
14. All Over (Ft. Gordon Voidwell)
15. When You’ve Got Music

Eve on Nicki Minaj And Lil Kim Beef

Rapper Eve was i London yesterday for gaumball 3000 representing Puma. Gumball 3000 is a race that spans 10 countries and ends in Istanbul, Turkey.
While in London she stopped by Tim Westwood's BBC Radio 1xtra show where she shared her thought on Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj Beef.This is what she had to say concerning the beef...........
“I need [Kim] to stop. If I was Kim’s friend, I’d be like, yo, ’cause she’s
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Banky W and Sasha Are Samsung Mobile's New Brand Ambassadors


Telecommunications giant Samsung unveiled superstars Banky W and Sasha as their new brand ambassadors.
According to the Director, HHP (Hand Held Products), Samsung Electronics West Africa (SEWA), Mr. Fady Khatib,
and respected personalities in Nigeria today.
"We are confident with our new brand ambassadors we will be able to widen our appeal further in the country. In fact, their choice makes perfect sense for Samsung Mobile, both strategically and as a representation of what they both encompass as musicians and role models for the Nigerian youths."

“Banky W and Sasha’s blend of spirit and style, success and charm match strongly with the
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Friday, 27 May 2011

London Retailer Shop Adopts Hausa Language To Woo Customers


 A London leading retailer shop, Debenhams, has adopted Hausa, a language spoken by nearly 45 million people in West Africa including Nigeria, to woo customers as race for summer sales starts.
The retailer had
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After Living In Seclusion For 22 Years, Woman Aged 104 Dies Leaving Behind Massive Fortune

Huguette Clark, a reclusive multi-millionaire heiress, died in New York City on Tuesday. She was 104.
The copper heiress died at Beth Israel Medical Center where she lived in seclusion for 22 years after cutting herself off from friends and family, reports NYDailyNews.com.
She left

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Osama Bin Laden's Mistress Disses Nigerian Rapper Wale



Osama Bin Laden’s Ex Mistress and Famed Writer Kola Boof  is angry with wale and she is going to let it known ...... through no other medium but twitter. It has to do with his video 'Preety Girls'. Wale in turn had some... well not so nice words for her. Check out their rants.....

“There wasn’t a single Black woman in “Pretty Girls”…so what in the f— was he saying about African women?? His own race?” @WALE is a little Punk B—h Nigerian Skin Bleacher who wants to

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Kelly Rowland’s Motivation Climbs To #1

Kelly Rowland's latest single 'Motivation' has climbed to the top of Billboard's charts sitting pretty on the number one spot ,making it her second billboard number one hit. The first was “When Love Takes Over” which topped the Hot Dance Airplay & Dance Club Songs charts in 2009.

Rico Love, who penned the song, recently revealed how excited he was to see Kelly back in the lead in an interview with Singersroom.com:

I’m excited for her because she

D'bang Denies Romantic Relationship With Genevieve Nnaji + Malaysian Tour Pics

Koko master D'banj was in Malaysia recently. While in Malaysia he granted an  interview where he was asked different questions including his alleged relationship with  Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji. This is what he had to say....

"She’s my very good friend, I don’t know where these rumours are coming from. But I can not complain because Genevieve is beautiful".
Looooollll!!!!!
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TLC Performs On American Idol Finale !!!

My favourite girl group TLC performed at the finale of American Idol. It was kind of different without left eye but the girls held their own.
On a lighter note , do you notice something about these picture? Notice that Chilli has not aged at all. She still has the six packs like she did over 10 years ago, despite being away from the spotlight. No wonder once upon a time Usher could not do without her.
Watch their American Idol Performance after the jump

Blazin Hot Video .... Diddy Dirty Money ft Usher...... Looking For Love

The song was produced by Usher’s younger brother JLack a.k.a. James Lackey. Watch the video after the jump

Omotola Overtakes Pres. Goodluck With The Highest Number Of Facebook Fans...... Find Out The African With The Highest Number Of Followers On Twitter


Nollywood diva, Omotola is officially the most popular Nigerian on facebook, surpassing  President Goodluck Jonathan. As at last month, the Nigerian President was the most popular Nigerian on Facebook,
but as at May 27 Omotola Jolade Ekeinde had.....
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Jay Z sShows His Romantic Side........ Shares Raw "Idol" Rehearsal Footage Of Beyonce, Plus Video Of Her 1+1 American Idol Performance

Super star rapper went all romantic on us when he posted a video of his wife beyonce rehearsing. He also had these nice words to say.....

"Sometimes you need perspective. You’ve been right in front of greatness so often that you need to step back and see it again for the first time. This is the dressing room rehearsal for American Idol. NO MICROPHONE. No effects".
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Picture Of The Day ........Nigeria's High Commissioner To Kenya Batters Wife

Nigeria's  High Commissioner to Kenya, Dr. Chijioke Wigwe is being accused of battering his wife .The above photo is the front page of a Kenyan daily called Nairobi star showing the battered woman.


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