Thursday, July 3

Genevieve Nnaji Fires Back at Reports that She Said Nollywood was Mediocre

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji has reacted to the reports that quoted her as saying Nollywood was bland and mediocre.
 Last weekend, Punch had published their chat with the actress where she explained that she had been scarce in Nollywood movies because: 
Having practiced my art in international & professionally produced stories like ‘Ije’; ‘Mirror boy;’ and ‘Tango with me’, I don’t think I can return to the blandness and mediocrity that characterized Nollywood in the past.”
A Nollywood movie director, Mac Collins Chidebe, who obviously didn't like her statement replied her yesterday and Genny just took to her IG page to set the records straight. Read her post after the cut

Man gets Bizarre Haircut to Try & Woo Woman 31 Years Younger than Him

A middle-aged man has made waves after he styled his hair into a perfectly right-angled flat top in order to make himself look younger - but instead ended up looking like a plastic Lego toy.

When Wu Lei, 54, from Taiwan, was quizzed about the hairdo by a Chinese reporter, he said he had wanted to impress a 23-year-old woman he had tried to chat up but was rejecting his advances.
Wu, who is still single despite the expensive hairdo, said:
"I can't understand it. I make an attractive monthly income of 70,000 Taiwanese Dollars (£1,400 - N350,000). I adopted this hairstyle because I wanted to look like a guy in his 20s or 30s to attract the girl who rejected me. Or in fact any girl." 
 On the other hand, the young woman said the hairdo had made her even more unlikely to respect him

Mercy Johnson Shares 'New' Photos of her Family

Mercy, who's still abroad for her second baby's delivery, just shared these photos of her family on Instagram. Pictured above is she and daughter, Purity in Colchester last month. The photos are not new per say but this would be the first time she's making them public.

See more photos below

Photo of the Day.. Featuring Mike Ezuruonye


Adokiye Dares Boko Haram: "Why Haven't You Accepted My Request?"

Hmm, Nigerian singer Adokiye is still talking about this Boko Haram thing o. And this time around, she's even asking why Boko Haram is yet to accept her offer.

Here are excerpts from her recent interview with BellaNaija, where she once again, defended her viginity offer to Boko Haram and stated, as a matter of fact, that she truly doesn't mind being used as an exchange for the release of the missing Chibok schoolgirls.
  • Let’s set the records straight, Is this a publicity stunt to promote your music and image?
“I made an open offer to some group of people. The question is why they haven’t accepted my request? They should gather up the girls, prepare them for release and then I am sure they will find out if I’m still a virgin. 
Publicity card to promote my music and image? Let me even ask! Promote what music? I have not released any music or plan to even release any music anytime soon. So what music am I promoting? 
As for my image, if crying for freedom for the release of innocent children, a reminder to the nation that kids are still missing is promoting my image, then I say to you, let my image soar!
  • Why are you so open about your virginity?
“Virginity has its own spiritual benefit. A lot of girls that are virgins think virginity is not worth keeping probably because they are being mocked and called names, a lot of people say virginity is lack of opportunity. So I am using this great opportunity to let the world know that if you are a girl and a virgin, oh you have a precious gift.
  • Do you feel in any way that your statement degrades women and trivializes the plight of the girls?
“It can only degrade a woman who does not appreciate womanhood/motherhood. If you are a true woman, you would understand my fight.   
Do not miss the point, focus on my fight. Don’t get me wrong, I am not promoting rape or pleading to be raped as what some people are making the situation seem like a joke but whatever those kids are going through, because we cannot see them, I would say should be thrown to me instead and allow them be freed. 
I want to use this opportunity to apologise to all the women around the world who have gotten my fight twisted for some reasons or the other to see this as not only a selfless service to humanity but to fall back to the biblical times where Jesus urged us to be our brothers keeper and love others as we love ourselves.”
  • How do you feel about how viral your statements have gone?
“I thank God. As noisy as I may sound, I thank God there are still intelligent people who understand my fight and where I am coming from. It’s also a reminder to me again that indeed I have a mission here on earth. My point is very simple. I want the world to be restless until the kids are returned.”
  • How does your partner feel about the statement?
“I don’t have a boyfriend and I am not planning to have one anytime soon. I would say it is a distraction to me for now.”
  • Why the need to publicly state that the sect should come and take you?
Forgive me to say that I am an Intelligential and I understand that the media has got a way of making people get things twisted, I get it and I don’t feel bad at all. 
I thought by now, His Excellency, our Number one man, the President would have assigned reputable youths, intellects who share the same dreams with him, youths of our nation who can help to reduce this trauma we are going through. The world has gone digital and youths are digital. Our nation’s youths are intelligent to fight this fight with our government. 
Whatever it is they are going through, for them to be released should be thrown to me. And If they have turned the young girls to their sex slaves, they should consider releasing them and turn me to one.”

Katy Perry Sued for Ripping off 2008 Christian Rap Song' for her Mega-hit Dark Horse

A Christian rapper, Flame, has sued Katy Perry for ripping off his 2008 track Joyful Noise for her mega-hit Dark Horse in Missouri District Court on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old hip-hop artist - who studied in a seminary - claimed that his secular song's high-pitched techno melody and snap-based beat were slowed down for Katy's ode to the 1996 film The Craft. And that his track, Joyful Noise has been 'irreparably tarnished by its association with the

''Boko Haram Menace Worse Than Biafran War'' – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has condemned the Boko Haram sect, describing it as a worse menace than the Biafran war, which led to the death of many Nigerians.

In an interview with Reuters, Soyinka, who turns 80 in two weeks, said the terrorists are enemies of unity but are not likely to disintegrate the country. Wole said:
There were atrocities which were committed. But you never had such a regular, getting to a near predictable level of carnage. I think this is what is terrifying. There’s no war zone. There’s no battle line. It’s everywhere. Not just in the North East for instance, it’s

Adorable Photos of Mercy Johnson's Step-Kids

It's no news that Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson is a step mum. Her hubby, Prince Okojie before their wedding in 2011, already had 2 kids with ex-wife, Lovely Okojie who now also has a new baby boy with her own man. Check out these very recent photos of the lil kids I just received. Big girl Precious recently turned 8 and lives in Canada with her brothers and mummy.

Comedian Alibaba Tackles Nigerian Pastors who Deceive their Church Members

Do you agree with him, guys?

Comedian Alibaba is a man that will tell you the truth he knows. Whether you would love to hear it or not. This morning he's out on a rant and it's about Nigerian pastors who deceive their church members over their health issues. Tweets continue after the cut

Guy gets Dumped By Both Of His Girlfriends With A Highway Billboard

A British philanderer by the name of Steve Frazer was publicly shamed yesterday by his two girlfriends. The two scorned ladies somehow found out about each other, met and hatched a plan to seek revenge on Steve.

The two women hung a large red and yellow banner on a Bridge in Gateshead, England. The banner read: “Steve Frazer you’re dumped by both your girlfriends.” It also featured a photo of the two women smiling together and a photo of Frazer himself. And was seen, first by thousands of commuters in the Newcastle and Gateshead areas, now, it's online.

Check out a photo of the banner below, as well as Frazer and his two ex-girlfriends' photos...

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