Sunday, January 4

President Jonathan Loses Junior Sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has announced with deep sorrow, the passing away of his beloved junior sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei. Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier today at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness. She was  52 years old. Burial arrangements will be announced later by  the family.

Tunde Bakare Calls for 2015 General Elections Postponment by Six Months

Convener of the Save Nigeria Group, SNG, Pastor Tunde Bakare has called for the postponement of the 2015 general elections by six months. To let the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, review the election timetable as well as the imminent disenfranchisement of Nigerians following its inability to distribute the Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVC.

Bakare spoke in Lagos yesterday in his State of the Nation’s address with the theme, The Gathering

OMG! How Can a Wife Violently Abuse Her Husband Like This???

Truth be told, it's not just women that are being abused in their matrimonial homes. Some men, some husbands are!! You can imagine how bad things are at home that Nairaland user, Rep042 felt forced to pour his heart out and share his very, very, sad story online. What would you do if you were in his shoes, guys? He's asking for advice.
My marriage is just 1 year and few days old,but within the last 365 days,I have seen torment and hell on daily basis. We dated for 2 years before tying the knot,she's a nice person,but her mouth is destructive,she has this overbearing attitude,always trying to control me or dictate the pace,and can keep malice,anger and record of evil done to her for a long time. She's the type of person that talks very well,I mean convincely well,but unfortunately,she speaks more negative words. She can talk for hours non-stop,especially when provoked,saying all sorts of bad words.  
She has threatened to kill me & send assassins after me on different occasions in the

Question Of The Day

 And men, will you give your wife the go ahead, if that act appears to be the last resort?

'I was Shocked when Idris was Announced BBA Winner cos I Expected to Win' - Tayo Faniran

Big Brother Africa Hotshots first runner up, Tayo Faniran was on Rubbing Minds today, guys. And during his chat with Ebuka, Tayo revealed he was shocked when Idris was announced winner because he expected to win.

According to Tayo:

How the Hell Did This Happen?


Bez Idakula and Wife Celebrate One Year Wedding Anniversary

The couple tied the knot on January 4, 2014, in a classy ceremony. And to mark their 1 year wedding anniversary, just follow this too sweet drama Bez played out.

Photos: Buhari Takes his Campaign to Mo Abudu's Moments with Mo

Four years after his last, General Muhammadu Buhari sat for a conversation with media mogul and talk show host Mosunmola Abudu today in Lagos. Meanwhile, his VP Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN will be on Channels Television tonight. 8pm to 9pm. See another photo after the cut.

Dad Calls Cops to Supervise Him SMACKING his Daughter so He Doesn't Break the Law

A US dad called out police to supervise him giving a punishment smacking to his daughter to make sure he didn't break the law. 

The dad wanted to discipline the 12-year-old for getting into a heated argument with her sister, MirrorUK reports. An officer went to the family's home to watch the youngster being spanked on the bottom by her dad.

And Sheriff Noel Stephen from Okeechobee, Florida, revealed that it was not the first time the

DRAMA: AirAsia Plane Engine Dies with Loud Bang Minutes before Takeoff

Passengers were ordered off an AirAsia aircraft yesterday when the engine failed, just minutes before it was due to take off.

According to Indonesia's Metro TV, the aircraft was taxiing at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia when one of the engines died with a loud bang that horrified passengers. The aircraft however, was able to return to its gate where the 161 passengers disembarked to wait while the engine was repaired.

Passenger Yusuf Fitriadi said:

Boko Haram Seizes Military Base in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram militants have seized a military base outside the Nigerian town of Baga near Lake Chad after engaging troops in a fierce battle that lasted several hours, witnesses said on Sunday.

According to AFP, a local resident Usman Danssubdu told them after fleeing to neighbouring Chad following Saturday's raids:
"They (the militants) overwhelmed the troops and forced them to abandon the base which the gunmen took over." 
The base is used by the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), which was established in 1998 to battle cross-border crime but whose mandate was expanded to fighting Boko Haram when the

Photo: Duncan Mighty Acquires New Whip - a Ford Explorer SUV

Duncan Mighty will be the 2nd Nigerian celebrity showing off his new whip just four days into the new year. Big congrats to him. And big congrats to us all in advance. Say Amen, guys. lol.

Ini Edo Stuns in New Photos

She's sexy and she knows it. Actress Ini rocked this look yesterday.

Longtime ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dies at 49

Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. Stuart joined ESPN in 1993 for the launch of ESPN2, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in November 2007 and dealt with recurring bouts of the disease. He is survived by his two daughters Taelor, 19, and Sydni, 15.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Official Photos from GEJ's Daughter Ine & Simeon's Wedding

Hope y'all are ready to drool, guys. The official photos for President Jonathan's daughterIne's wedding are out, courtesy BellaNaija. And mehn, the photos are breathtaking. Continue to see more after the jump.

AUDITION: The Indomitable Reality Show Audition Holds 17th January‎

Here Is The Golden Opportunity you've been craving for to showcase your talent to the world and win fabulous prizes in the process.

Do you Enjoy Fame?  
Do You Desire A Celebrity Status?    
 Do You Seek To Market Your Talent?

It's open for artists, actors/actresses, models, comedians and general talents

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Testimony Time

For those of us that are Christians, we all know the tradition of every first Sunday of each year in church. You see many people mount the podium to recount what God has done for them in the year that just passed.
Today in Church, a lot of people gave some pretty interesting testimony, and you know what they say about people who testify to the goodness of God - God is provoked to provide them more reasons to testify
Please continue after the cut

Guess Who This Chiquita Child Turned Into!

Before this young lady started enjoying the fruits of her labor in the Nigeria's entertainment industry, she was just another cute little kid sitting beside her dad in a family photo. Can you guess who she is, guys? 

Politicians Desmond Elliot & Prof Osinbajo Take Campaign to Surulere (Photos)

Nollywood actor turned politician Desmond Elliot won APC's primary election for Lagos House of Assembly, Surulere constituency. His party's Vice Presidential candidate Prof Yemi Osinbajo was in his area to campaign and Desmond was there to support him. See more photos after the cut.

Get Out Before It's Too Late, Ladies!!!!!!!!!!!

This particular sad true life story happened in the States. But truth be told, it's happening right here in Nigeria too. It's never worth it, ladies. Make sure you get out before it's too late!

Actress Biodun Okeowo Shares Dubai Vacation Photos

Popular Yoruba actress, Biodun Okeowo, a.k.a. Tolani Osirin has been holidaying with her kids in Dubai. Here are some pics she just released…

First Photo of Pres GEJ's Newly Wedded Daughter Ine & Hubby

President Goodluck Jonathan's second adopted daughter Inebharapu Paul yesterday wedded her beau, Simeon Onyemeachi in Bayelsa State. Their while wedding will hold next week in Abuja. Big congrats to them once again.

Which of these Looks Do You Prefer on Yemi Alade..

'Where is my Johnny' singer Yemi Alade has got a body to die for. She wants to know what you have to say about her 2 looks, guys. Skirt or pants?

Tonto Dikeh Storms Teaching Hospital Ikeja (Photos)

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and her foundation visited Teaching Hospital Ikeja, Lagos recently for their charity tour in Nigeria. The pretty lady actually went round the wards sharing toys and other gift items to patients at the hospital. Continue to see more pics.

See the 1999 Letter Dora Akunyili Wrote Buhari when She Returned $12000 PTF Money

Back in 1998, when Dora Akunyili was the Zonal Secretary (South-east) of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund, she had travelled to the United States to get a cancer treatment surgery. Gen. Buhari who was then as the PTF Chairman approved £17,100 for her medical treatment.

Pictured above is the 1999 letter from late Dora to Gen Buhari, thanking him for his approval and also letting him know that she was returning £12,000 of  the £17,100 as doctors decided surgery was not needed.

On Akunyili's letter returning money, GMB wrote:

For N12.6billion, Would You Press a Button That....

Yay or nay, guys? Talk true ooo. 

Photo: Mother Kills her Own Day-old Baby in Ebonyi State

A 25-year-old woman in Ebo­nyi State, Ugochukwu Otu, has done the abominable by killing her one-day baby girl soon after she was discharged from a maternity home.

Otu did it so that she would be free to live her life as she pleases and avoid the maternal responsibility of caring for the baby. The horrific act was committed on December 22, 2014 in Enohia Nkalu Afikpo North Local Government Area, Ebonyi State.

Ordinarily, the safe delivery of the innocent baby would have been considered a welcome Christmas

'I Use Urine to Prepare Moi-Moi for My Customers' – Alleged Witch in Delta Confesses

A middle-aged woman alleged to be a witch in Ughelli South local government area of Delta (name withheld) on Friday evening confessed to using her urine to mix the beans with which she prepared moi-moi which she sold to members of the public as well as fed family members with.

LeadershipNG reports that the woman, well-known in the community for her beauty and well-prepared meals especially her moi-moi that she sold to unsuspecting members of the public, allegedly confessed when she was almost lynched by an angry mob over allegations by a young man in the area that she planned to kill him with her witchcraft.

It was gathered that the young man was about taking his bath in the bathroom when a rat almost hit

Awilo Longomba Releases New Promo Photos

 Gearing up for the new year, Congolese musician Awilo Logomba has released new photos of himself from a recently conducted photoshoot. Nigerian photographer August Udoh did the shoot alongside celebrity stylist/shoot director Ifan Ifeanyi Michael. You like? See more after the cut.

Korede Bello Covers Exquisite Magazine January 2015 Edition

#DoroHot! Do we have any 'Bellover' in the house? See another pic after the cut.

'I Married for Love' - Billionaire Son's Wife, Dakore Akande

Dakore Egbuson-Akande is a screen dazzler. Best known for her acting skills and signature dreadlocks hairstyle. Now married to Olumide, son of Ibadan-born billionaire, Chief Harry Akande, Dakore in a new interview has made it clear she married for love.

Her parents split at her young age of 16, so Dakore’s idea of a successful marriage is not jaded. When she was asked to list the prerequisites for a successful marriage, the beautiful actress said:
“Celebrity marriages are not different. The only reason is that people are looking at you. The challenges are the same but are amplified in celebrity marriages. That puts a lot of

Adorable Photo of Peter Okoye & Kids Goofing Around

Daddy Peter Psquare uploaded this cute photo of himself and his kids on his IG page earlier on today. According to him, he just loves feeling like a kid sometimes. The young boy is actually Paul's son, Andre. Too adorable.

Prof Osinbajo: ''I Consulted with Adeboye Fully before Accepting APC VP Nomination''

In a new very interesting interview with PUNCH's Kayode Falade, the Vice-Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, talked about his nomination and finally, whether Pastor Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, where he is a pastor, endorsed him or not. Excerpts:
  • You were not in the early picture of contenders for the vice-presidential slot. When and how did your name pop up?
I think my name was always being mentioned. My name came up early. Maybe a great deal of importance wasn’t attached to it but it came up early.
  • The Redeemed Christian Church of God, where you are a pastor, has come out to say it never endorsed you…

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