Wednesday, August 17

Rio 2016 - Nigeria loses 2-0 to Germany at semi-finals

Nigeria's Dream Team has lost their chance to move to the finals at the 2016 Olympics following a 2-0 win by Germany.

Germany will now go on to play Brazil at the finals while Nigeria will battle for the bronze medal as they play against Honduras who lost 6-0 to Brazil.

Beyonce & Jay Z spotted looking lovely as they step out together (Photos)

The power couple were spotted in Sardinia, Italy, today as they continue to enjoy their holiday.

More photos after the cut....

So sweet! See what a man did to a woman desperate to sell her gold (Photos)

A poor woman with two children broke down in tears after an Arabic man offered her cash for her gold, but then refused to take the jewellery off her hands.

The woman walked into a pawnbrokers store when she hands over some items for the man to value.

I used to underestimate myself - Toke Makinwa

The media personality just shared this motivational message about how God has been her source of strength in difficult times.

Read what she wrote after the cut.

Burna boy wants to quit music by October. But...

The singer who's been in the UK for several weeks, took to his Twitter today to reveal his plans of retiring from music on October 1.

However, a few minutes after sending out his tweets, he backtracked and said he was going nowhere after British singer, Lily Allen expressed disappointment at his announcement.

Kaffy shares nude photo, gets slammed by followers and justifies the photo

The dance queen shared a daring nude photo few hours ago and was slammed by lots of her followers for it.

See captioned the photo: My body is my art. My canvas. My paintbrush. My instrument of expression.
#Beinspired #fitmom #dancemom #dancetrepenuer
Be Happy In You!!! @kelechiamadiobi thanks for this!
Inspired by @alibabagcfr :
I celebrate this body as its a testimony of God's ingenuity . A production factory . An abode for passion. A chamber for motherhood . A masterpiece .

Awww! Omotola will make a beautiful lawyer (Photo)

The veteran actress shared this lovely photo on set of a new movie she is working on.

Is this a mother of four? Wow!

God is changing me because I still have a stain on me - Stella Damasus

The beautiful actress just shared this inspiring message.

Read what she wrote below....

Between Stella Damasus and a follower who is mad at her relationship

Clap back season indeed!

Lol...Buhari's government takes Alex Ekubo to the recording studio

Actor and Model, Alex Ekubo, has joined lots of Nigerian celebrities complaining about the state of the economy.

He posted this photo of him in the studio with the funny caption below... Lol.

See the wedding gown this lady wore that made Ruggedman judge her, Cossy & Eldee react

Ruggedman has openly frowned at this bride's wedding gown over the 'too much' boobs exposure.

 He posted the photo of the bride and said "So her husband and family allowed this? Smh!! Shame on them all. Which church did she enter looking like this?"

Celeb stylist Swanky Jerry's zero chill...

Those of us on Instagram, and on social media platforms generally are familiar with those pesky spammers who flood your page with their nonsense. One of them carried his wahala to celebrity stylist Jeremiah 'Swanky Jerry' Ogbodo's page and got a classic beat down.

The celeb was minding his business on his 1G page

Before anyone can say "style!', a disrespectful stylist came to advertise on his page, but the fellow was put in order sharply .

Check out Swanky's hilariously zero chill response below

Nigerian man narrates shocking story of how some police men stole his Iphone 6s

A blog visitor sent us the shocking story about how some Nigerian police officers extorted thousands of naira from he and his friends for a mild traffic offense, and to add salt to injury, allegedly stole his expensive Iphone 6s. Read the painful story below.

Hi Laila,

I have been reading your blog for years. I am a silent reader though. God bless you for this platform. Pleaseeee post this story so people are more aware because i am embarrassed for my dear country.

Let me go straight to the point. Yesterday about 9pm my bf and I beat a traffic light on ligali very close to Dominos in Victoria Island (Lagos). We actually stopped at the red light, but because we stopped after the traffic stand itself we could not view the lights .

For some reason cars started horning  so we thought it was green light so we moved since we were in front, but we were wrong.

Suddenly about 4 police men jumped in our front, cocking guns ordering us to pullover which we did.

Danny Glover, Bimbo Akintola, others star in Ebola movie '93 Days', to premiere at #TIFF 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which has an outstanding reputation for showing the best films from around the world, announced yesterday its selection of the captivating movie 93 Days for this year’s screening.

African Union Hosts Africa Fashion Reception

The African Union Commission is set to host the Africa Fashion Reception at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa. The event scheduled for 13th – 15th September, 2016 will be presenting fashion designers from about 30 African countries. Only 1 top designer has been nominated to represent each of the participating countries by the Executive Board of the Africa Fashion Reception.

Watch Rita Dominic’s tear jerking performance in ‘76, in line for award at #tiff16

Rita Dominic stars in one of the most ground-breaking movies of the past year ’76 which is one of the few  global entries that have been selected as eligible to enter the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Past winners of this award include Oscar winning movies like 2015’s ‘Room’, the box office hit ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’, ’12 years a slave’ which starred Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o and ‘The King’s Speech’ which starred Nigerian born ‘Colin Firth’.

Egyptian station suspends, orders female anchors to lose weight before coming back on air

In what may be described as official body shaming, Egypt's state broadcaster has suspended eight of its female TV presenters for being 'overweight', and told them to go on a diet, sparking uproar among women's rights groups.

"Women no longer cook, that’s why we have housemaids" – Singer, Lola Rae replies Adeboye

And everyone has an opinion

Nigerian born Ghanaian singer, Rachel Akosua Funmilola Garton, better known by her stage name, Lola Rae, has reacted to the much talked about marriage warning by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Adeboye.

The social media literally went agog recently over the advice by Pastor Adeboye to young men and women; where he urged men not to marry women who cannot cook.

But in her reaction, the  songster told the Punch that women no longer need to cook for their husbands.

Gold digger much: Jhene Aiko throws mega shades at ex, Dapo 'Dot da Genius'

Jhene Aiko Dot da Genius

Jhene Aiko, estranged wife of Nigerian-American music producer Dapo 'Dot da Genius' Omishore may be richer than her erstwhile husband, and she is rubbing it in his face.

In a series of Snapchat messages, she threw mega shades at her husband, who only yesterday denied allegations of spousal abuse in their short-lived marriage.

She insinuates she will settle him with money, because he is a golddigger.

Continue below

Caitlyn Jenner announces cancellation of controverisal series, 'I Am Cait'

Bruce Jenner, or Caitlyn as he wants to be known as, has announced the cancellation of his controversial reality television series about life as a transgender person, 'I am Cait'

By 'girlfriends', he means other transgender men who featured in the series.

It will be interesting to know his next line of action.

Anything wrong with this photo of Waka Flocka Flame and his step daughter?

American rapper Waka Flocka Flame posted this picture of he and his step-daughter playing around by the pool side.

A seemingly innocuous fun photo has put his followers up in arms because of what many consider as the inappropriate position of his hand in the little girl's anatomy

3 Kwara pilgrims busted in Saudi Arabia for drugs, may be beheaded

If they are found guilty, it is chop chop, on the executioners block!!

The Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested three pilgrims from Kwara for alleged possession of substance suspected to be cocaine.

20 year old lady dating 60 year old man gushes, "people are jealous of our love!"

Seems to me like an Oedipus complex.

20 year old Leah Senibaldi is head over heels in love with a 60 year old man who used to be in a music band with her father, and says people are even jealous of their love.

He never esperred it: Nigeria's Divine Oduduru finishes second, behind Usain Bolt in 200m heats

Guess coming second to the world fastest man is the next best thing…

Last year a Nigerian athlete, Divine Oduduru went viral when he said four words we will never forget…”I Never Essperred It“…

Yesterday, Divine went viral again when he finished in second place in the 200 meter run with speed of 20.34 seconds. This feat places him just behind world's fastest man Usain Bolt from Jamaica who finished first with 20.28 seconds, qualifying him for the semi-final.

Watch the video below, and no, we also did not esperred it...

Armoured Tanker smashes into Wike's convoy to allegedly prevent him from attending PDP convention

According to opposition party PDP's twitter handle, security personnel used an armoured vehicle to smash into Gov Wike's convoy in order to prevent him from leaving his official residence to attend PDP's National Convention.

This is coming just hours after, for reasons that are still unclear. armed policemen sealed off Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt, the venue of the PDP's national convention.

See below the photos of the damaged vehicle. Nigerian politics is something else.

#Justice4Uzoamaka: Policemen involved dismissed from the force, suspects set to be arraigned today

According Hon. Linus Abaa Okorie who took up the fight for justice for abused teen Uzoamaka, the Ebonyi State Police Command is set to arraign the suspects indicted for the abduction, stripping, torture of the orphaned 15 year old girl.

Okorie says reliable sources confirm that the arraignment of the suspects is scheduled to take place at the Obiozara magistrate court in Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi state. While the specific charges against the suspects are yet unclear, sources point at abduction and torture as being high on the list.

The suspects expected to be arraigned include:

FG set to pass another law against student activism, graduation now tied to "character"

If this new law comes into force, all these 'aluta' students, hooligans and vagabonds masquerading as students will not graduate if the assessment comes out negaative.

According to the above, a student's conduct and character will be part of the requirements for graduation. So if you're a student activist, you are on your own.

If you like fighting upandan in school, you are on your own.

Angry fans come for Tonto Dike for cutting off her son's face in new photo

Tonto Dike is yet to unveil her son's face, she keeps giving fans a glimpse of the six month old.

she posted the photo above today to celebrate his 6 months, but the picture wasn't complete as most fans expected to see the face of the child.

Alien or beast? Bizarre clip of an unknown figure creeping through desert baffles internet users

Bizzare footage shows a strange creature creeping through the Portuguese desert, conspiracy theorists claim.

Viewers are divided as to what the creature could be, with some claiming it’s an alien, while others claim it’s a relative of Big Foot.

In the strange clip, the unknown being appears to move through the derelict wasteland.

The figure, which resembles a tall Gollum from Lord of The Rings, almost completely blends in with its surroundings.

Efe Ajagba, who knocked out opponent in 21 seconds, crashes out of Olympics

Nigerian boxer, Efe Ajagba, has failed to make it to the medal’s stage following his loss to Ivan Dychko in a quarterfinal bout of ongoing Rio Olympics.

Khloe Kardashian reveals cancer scare: "I had 8 inches of skin removed"

Reality tv star Khloe Kardashian had a cancerous mole removed from her back, and she urges everyone to have themselves checked out if they notice all is not right with their bodies.

She shared her experience on her blog, writing: 

Ex-president Obasanjo’s book, 'My Watch' to be adapted into Hollywood movie

Former Nigerian president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's book, titled 'My Watch' has been adapted into a movie which will be directed by award winning director Jeta Amata alongside other Hollywood partners.

Hot mama! Uche Jumbo shares sexy photo

She looks hot!

Wicked! Little girl allegedly abused by guardian in Abuja (Photos)

According to the Instagram user, Rita Ifeoma, who shared this, the little girl in the photo was brutally abused and sent back from Abuja to Akwa by herself.

See what she wrote below...

Lol... Is this girl too petty for this? (Photo)

Lol, please try and blur all the fake people in your life.

Awww...Adekunle Gold and Simi look so good together (Photo)

I have already joined (married) them together in my head.

Wishing is allowed!

See photos of security personnel lurking around the PDP convention venue

Ahead of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, today, armed policemen have sealed off the Venue of the convention.

Security operatives were seen lurking around the area with claims to be obeying Abuja Court Order, which ordered the cancellation of the convention for now.

Omotola's son's 18th birthday, pop culture, music & fashion party (Photos)

Veteran actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde's first son MJ, who is a music producer, turned 18 yesterday.

He had a birthday party that was themed "pop culture, music and fashion". Omotola, her husband Captain Ekeinde, his siblings, Azuka Ogujiuba, Adebola Williams and others were present at the party.

Lol...Is this really a Pre-wedding photo?

Caption this.

Ik Ogbonna's wife, Sonia beautiful in new photos

The motivational speaker, relationship expert and mother of one shared these adorable photos.

She's a beauty... See more below.

Another Olympics proposal! US triple jumper proposes to girlfriend moments after winning silver in Rio (photos)

For most athletes competing in the Rio Olympics, winning a medal would be the highlight of their day, if not their life.

Not so for Team USA triple jumper Will Claye, 25, who proposed to girlfriend Queen Harrison immediately after winning silver in Tuesday's final.

Blessing Okagbare out of the women’s 200m final after finishing 5th in Heat 1 of the semifinals

Blessing Okagbare on Tuesday failed to qualify for the women’s 200m final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Okagbare, finished fifth in the heat one of the semifinals in 22.69secs, where she competed with Holland’s  Dafne Schippers, Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson,  Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith and Germany’s Lisa Mayer.

Escaped Chibok girl says she still thinks about her Boko Haram husband

Escaped Chibok girl, Amina Ali Nkeki says she misses her Boko Haram fighter husband and is still thinking about him three months after escaping the militants’ camp.

Amina Ali, who was held hostage by the terrorist group for more than two years, says she was married off a year into her ordeal and later had a baby girl, Safiya.

Alicia Keys rocks Ankara and sneakers (Photos)

The singer, song writer and producer stepped out in this lovely bogus Ankara skirt and a lovely white matching sneakers.

What do you think?

OMG! Woman defecate's in a lift & walks away as though nothing happened (Photos/video)

This shocking moment from inside a lift shows the moment a smartly-dressed woman does a giant poo.

Wearing a long skirt and high heels the woman enters the lift and presses the floor she wants to go to. But seconds later the woman, who is carrying a white handbag, starts crossing her legs and doing a little dance.

Six-man gang nabbed in Ikoyi while sharing loot

Six suspected burglars have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command in the Ikoyi area of the state.

According to Punch, the suspects were sharing their loot when they were arrested by police operatives.

Awww! See what this Fulani boy was doing while feeding his cows (Photos)

According to the Facebook user who shared the story, this young the lad was seen reading a Mathematics text book as the cows he was watching grazed on the farmland.

 This is so inspiring....

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