South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp this last Valentine's day. Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. Though he was cleared of murder, he was convicted of culpable homicide. He has since been led to the cells.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
After opening a branch of rumours night club in 2012 at Ikeja at the same building that housed the now rested Lacachette Nite club, Tuface shortly after that went ahead to open another branch at his neighbourhood in Festac town; a club people have termed one of the best in that neighbourhood, and now the music star is moving to the Island. As you read this, Tuface is currently working on a N400m naira property that will be used for the night club business and if things work out according to plans, the club would be opened for business this December. Big congrats to him.
He also got himself a black new 2014 Range Rover Evoque to complement his new status.
The chief executive of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie, 63, has died. He died last night when a private jet he was boarding with three crew members collided with a snow plough at Moscow’s Vnukovo international airport. His death has been described as a big loss for the global oil/gas industry. He was 63. May his soul rest in peace.
Daughter of Polo boss, Jennifer Obayuwana has found love again after her relationship with music star D'banj hit the rocks. happy jennifer has been flaunting her new man, whom she calls her king on her instagram page and she seems to be happy than ever being with this man. We wish her all the best. See another photo of the lovers and what she said about her new man after the cut. Love is indeed beautiful.
Culled from Punch
Three children abandoned in a boarding school in Abule-Iroko in the Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State are longing to meet their parents who have abandoned them for eight years. When Punch Metro visited Solid Model College, the children recounted their ordeal, noting that the absence of their parents was affecting their studies.
Seun Adepegba, 14,Seyi, 10 and Titilola, 13, had been severed from parental love and care since infanthood. After waiting for eight years, they seemed to have relinquished all hopes of reuniting with their parents.
This has been a question on a lot of people’s lips, when Tuface granted Hip Hop World Magazine an interview where he disclosed he is teaming up with Kennis music to celebrate the anniversary of his first album, Face To Face.
‘It’s been 10 years (since) I dropped my first album, so Kennis Music and Hypertek Entertainment is about to celebrate (the) 10 years anniversary of my first album ‘Face To Face’ and it’s just about us re-packaging some things about the album’, he said.
However a source in the Kennis Music camp, who pleaded anonymity, told NET that ‘2face and Kennis Music are planning something big, it’s more than just the celebration of his 10th anniversary. ‘He has signed a new deal with Kennis Music and we would be working on a lot more, he disclosed.
Honourable Rotimi Makinde of Ife Central constituency has built a new church to replace the old church of Pastor Akinola a very popular pastor in Ile-Ife that was assassinated on the eve of 2011 elections in a politically motivated assassination. According to the honourable the church was built in his memory to compensate the church leaders and other innocent people who lost their lives.
"I feel the yearnings and aspirations of my people on a regular basis. I will never let them down. I will always speak out for them and defend their interests. This newly-constructed church is in the evergreen memory of Pastor Akinola and all the innocent people murdered in cold blood by agents of darkness at the eve of 2011 election in Ile Ife Osun state. May God grant their souls eternal rest", he said.
The church will officially be commissioned on Monday 27th October, 2014.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, at a joint media conference in Alausa, Ikeja, has said, the state government is planning to present N50 million to First Consultant Medical Centre, Obalende, where Mr Patrick Sawyer, the man who brought Ebola to Nigeria died. He also said an undisclosed amount will be given to other Ebola causalities and survivors in the state as business support gesture.
“Support to affected persons including those alive and N50 million lump sum as business support gesture to First Consultant Medical Centre.
“This is with view to getting people, businesses back on their feet and for businesses to re-secure patronage of their customers,” the commissioner said.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday quashed the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) which transferred ownership of Nigeria’s flagship magazine, Newswatch, to wealthy businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, Premium Times reports.
Two minority shareholders — Nuhu Aruwa and Jubril Aminu — had filed a petition, urging the court to nullify the agreement which transferred ownership of the company to Mr. Ibrahim.
The applicants also sought an order restraining the respondents from publishing and selling to the public, Newswatch daily and weekend magazines.
The Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro officially tendered his resignation letter today to pursue his dream as the next Lagos State Governor in 2015. The staff of the Ministry of Defence all came out in their numbers to bid him farewell. See more photos after the cut.
Lol Dr. Shina Eddo is such a funny man. Dr. Shina is the owner of Cave night club in Ikeja and he says though he is into strip club business, but he helps many undergraduates fulfil their dreams. They earn as much as N600,000 a month and I have over 70 girls working for me, Dr. Shina said in an interview with icampusng.com.
Where do you get the girls?
We don’t look for them, they look for us. Once you are able to position yourself in this business, the girls would come looking for you. We have accommodation here at no cost and they have all the freedom here, they are making good money and they catch all the fun. We have a clientele, the big boys come here, they come, they don’t pay anything for accommodation, they don’t pay for feeding, their welfares are well taking good care of and they make good money, so that is why they all keep tripping in. Other girls all over Nigeria, once they hear what we pay them here, they keep coming in and we keep having them, we should have about 70 girls if I am not mistaking.
Three more of the Big Brother Hotshots ladies were evicted during Sunday’s live show as Africa gave Lilian (Nigeria), Esther (Uganda) and Sabina (Kenya) their marching orders. Their departures, in conjunction with the evictions of Resa and Mira last week, means that five ladies have now been evicted from the Hotshots house – and not a single one of the men!
The trio ware sent home after gathering the fewest votes from Africa over the course of the week. Checkout more eviction pictures after the cut.
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan welcomes today’s declaration by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that Nigeria is now officially Ebola-free after 42 days without any incidence of the Ebola Virus Disease.
President Jonathan dedicates the certification to the many patriotic health workers, volunteers and ordinary Nigerians who worked tirelessly, some of them paying the ultimate price, to stop the deadly virus in its track after it entered the country in July this year.
Some said it is impossible, many said “People have come again”, “A whole ram offer for N5,000?, Never”, “It is a joke just to feel the pulse on people” Incredible expressions like these filled the atmosphere when the WOW Ram deal was brought on the deals.vconnect.com
BBA The Chase winner in a chat with her fans on Twitter this morning revealed the first time she kissed was 16 and made love at 19. She also says she is enjoying being single at the moment and intends to be that way for another year. She also spoke about her last relationship that became public shortly after she won the competition and why it collapsed.
More tweets after the cut.
Nollywood’s sweetheart Chika Ike who has been busy with her reality show for young girls is already in Dubai for another vacation. Chika who loves taking off time to relax at any given opportunity posted a picture of herself at her present location with the caption;