Friday, June 13

First Photos From Amaka Igwe's Burial Today


The remains of foremost producer, writer, director and a leading player in the Nigerian motion picture industry, Amaka Igwe, were laid to rest today in her marital home, Ndiuche Arondizuogu in Imo State. May her soul continue to rest in perfect peace. Amaka died at the age of 51, on the 28th of April, from complications resulting from an asthmatic attack. She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Charles Igwe, three children, an aged mother and siblings.

It's been a very tearful day today. See more photos below

Thousands Sign Petition for Beyonce and Jay Z to Comb Blue Ivy's Hair

A petition has been launched asking Beyonce and Jay Z to comb their two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy's hair.
The page for the petition, which was started by a woman named Jasmine Toliver, reads:
'As a woman who understands the importance of hair care, it's disturbing to watch a child suffering from the lack of hair moisture. The parents of Blue Ivy, Sean Carter aka Jay Z and Beyonce have failed at numerous attempts of doing Blue Ivy's hair. This matter has

Sylvia Nduka Is Engaged! Check Out Her Engagement Ring

Ex-MBGN 2011 Sylvia Nduka is officially off the market, guys. The ex-beauty queen has been in Houston for sometime now to, reportedly, finalize wedding plans to her secret politician lover. Big congrats to her!

Tee-Y Mix Announces The Official Launch Of His Music Label, Vivace Records (Photos)


Tee-Y Mix has produced hit songs for some of the Nigerian biggest acts for more than 10 years and now he adds a livelier dimension to the sound of urban Nigerian music.

Speaking on his new venture, Vivace Records Boss (Tee-Y Mix) explained that his passion for good music and the pain from seeing many talented music artistes struggle to realize their full potential in the Nigerian music industry contributed to his decision to the debut of Vivace Records. As a frontline

Did You Notice This Last Night, Guys?

So yesterday, during the World Cup opening ceremony, I bet a lot of us didn't notice this but it actually happened. The organizers of the event made a notorious mistake when they confused our country's flag with Niger's.

During the opening ceremony, a giant globe in the middle of the field presented the 32 flags of the nations participating in the World Cup. And when time came for them to announce Nigeria, instead

Finally, Emir of Kano, HH Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Takes Over his Palace (Photos)


The new emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, today relocated to his palace after leading his first Friday prayer as Emir at the Government House Juma’at mosque. See more pics below

Photos Of the Day - PDP VS APC

See the second photo after the jump

Who Rocked it Best? Halima Abubakar VS Kim Kardashian VS Dabota Lawson in Emillio Pucci

Photos continue after the cut

Dora Akunyili: NMA Regrets Wrong Diagnosis in US

The Nigerian Medical Association has described as “pathetic” the diagnostic recommendations made by the United States medical doctors for the late former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, which allegedly led to her death.

Punch reports that the NMA president, Dr. Kayode Obeme, while speaking at a press briefing on Thursday evening in Abuja, bemoaned the lack of trust for medical doctors in the country by Nigerians, warning that time had come for confidence to be restored in the services rendered by medical doctors in the country in order to stem the tide of Nigerians dying abroad.
He said:
“It is very pathetic; diagnosis was carried out on Prof. Akunyili in Nigeria but like

So Sad Kefee Is Gone.... Her Manager Releases Statement

Gospel singer, Kefee Don Momoh, has passed on, guys. As in, she's no more! This is sooo painful to even imagine. She passed on in the early hours of today, after being in coma for weeks in an undisclosed American hospital. OAP Yaw, a close friend of her husband, Teddy Don Momoh confirmed the news on Wazobia FM this morning. May her soul rest in perfect peace.
Continue after the cut to read the official statement released by her manager...

Tonto Dikeh Shares New Photos

She is the Duchess of D'Banj's DB Records. More pics after the cut

Dancehall Artiste Tattoos ’666′ On His Face (Photos)

Once upon a time in reggae land, devil worshipers in dancehall used to be condemned but these days, seems more and more fans are welcoming them with open arms, at least by a sub segment of dancehall called the Gaza/Spartans.

This guy pictured above, Lee 2 Sparta says he is a protege of Dancehall deejay Tommy Lee Sparta and he decided to push the boundaries of the genre even further by inking this ghastly tattoo on his face and sharing the photo on Twitter. Lee2Sparta wrote on Twitter:
My name is Lee 2 Sparta. I am a Sparta. I come from Mobay. Big up to the Sparta King Tommy Lee. Big up the whole Mobay we dont Fear people noday. You see my face tattoo, i got that because im a Sparta for life. I dont give a dam about anybody.”
The markings have caused quite an uproar on social media. Continue after the cut to see photos of his hero Tommy Lee Sparta who is reportedly before a Jamaican court right now on alleged charges for scamming. Tommy Lee refers to himself as Uncle Demon.

Jim Iyke Admits his PR Created his Bad Boy Image But it Eventually Spiraled Out of Control

Jim Iyke in a new interview, admitted that the controversies that usually trail him, were simply a creation of his public relations managers at a time. They did pay off initially but eventually spiraled out of control.

Jim told Jayne Augoye:
I’ve heard that I deem myself something of a puppeteer and that I orchestrate these media maelstroms to maintain relevance and news. I wish I was that creative! The other side of the debate – the more discerning would argue – I’m a victim of PR machinery gone wrong. Perhaps my handlers in the earlier stages of my career saw a need to create

Jennifer Obayuwana Stuns in Her Outfit for Friend's Wedding

Jeni is a belle, looks worth a million bucks in this photo. She rocked this to Tobi Ajanlekoko, daughter to former president of the Association of Professional Bodies in Nigeria Mr. Segun Ajanlekoko's wedding yesterday. Check out the bride and groom after the cut. Big congrats to them.

"Some of the Chibok Schoolgirls Will Never Return, Some Will Give Birth in Sambisa Forest!" - Obasanjo

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed fears that the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, who were kidnapped about 2 months ago in Chibok while at school, might never return again. That instead, the terror group would release some of the girls that might be pregnant and finding it difficult to cater for their babies in the forest.

Punch reports that Obasanjo during an interview on the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation said:
“I believe that some of them will never return. We will still be hearing about them many years from now. Some will give birth, but if they cannot take care of them in the forest,

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