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Monday, December 10, 2018

Tekno Returns To Nigeria After Vocal Box Treatment

Singer Tekno is back in Nigeria after spending weeks overseas for treatment of his damaged vocal box. His long time manager, Ubi Franklin welcomed him back to the country, saying though he can't still perform, he will be showing love to his other colleagues this season.

7 Years After, Jamaican Reggae Star Buju Banton Released From US Prison

Jamaican dance hall reggae star Mark Anthony Myrie -- popularly known as Buju Banton -- has been released from a federal prison in Georgia.

The federal Bureau of Prisons updated its inmate locator to show that he was released Friday from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia.

Banton was convicted of federal drug charges in February 2011 for illegal possession of a firearm and conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute. He was sentenced to 10 years, a prison term his attorneys appealed to be reduced a year later, citing his "limited participation" in the drug operation that led to his December 2009 bust.

Banton is one of the most well-known reggae artists in Jamaica, where he's considered a big name in the same genre of music that features icons such as Bob Marley.

Edo Assembly Passes Bill To Prohibit Secret Cults

The Edo House of Assembly on Monday, passed a Bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the law to prohibit the existence, membership and activities of Secret Cults in the state.

The motion to consider the Bill at the committee of the House, was moved by the Majority Leader, Roland Asoro, member representing (APC Orhionmwon South) and seconded by the Chief Whip, Iyoha Osaigbovo (APC-Oredo East).

The passage of the 11-section Bill was sequel to the suspension of House rules 20,27,42,43,44,45,46,47,48 and 49.

The Bill prescribes 21-year jail term for secret cult members and 7-year imprisonment for anyone who harbours a cultist.

Meet Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend Kenneth Petty

Nicki Minaj has a new man in her life. Over the weekend, the rapper appeared to make her relationship with Kenneth Petty Instagram official. The "Barbie Dreams" star posted a series of photos and videos from her birthday getaway, including a shot that showed her cuddling up with him.

"Did you ever make it out of that town where nothing ever happens?...it's no secret…that both of us…are running out of time…," she captioned a photo of her wrapping her arms and leg around him. She also shared a separate photo of him looking off into the distance.

As if these weren't enough social media clues that a romance may be brewing, Petty also shared the same photo of himself getting cozy with Minaj on Instagram. He actually made it his account's profile picture.

NDDC Director, Tuoyo Omatsuli Forfeits N1.8bn Properties To Federal Government

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the final forfeiture of several properties worth N1.8 billion belonging to Tuoyo Omatsuli, the Executive Director of Projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission, NNDC.

In a statement on Monday, Tony Orilade, the spokesman of the EFCC, said that the ruling on Monday follows an order of interim forfeiture of the same properties to the federal government earlier in May.

The order is following an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC, against Omatsuli.

Mel B Rushed To Hospital As She Undergoes Three-Hour Emergency Surgery

Mel B has suffered two broken ribs and a severed right hand and was rushed to hospital in New York. Posting a picture with her arm in giant purple foam protector, she has so far kept the reason behind her mystery accident under wraps.

The Spice Girl has been on a whirlwind tour promoting her new book Brutally Honest, an autobiography laying bare her alleged abusive marriage to former husband Stephen Belafonte.

She was forced to cancel her latest signing after heading to America but promised to reschedule.

Chelsea Investing Racism Against Raheem Sterling

Chelsea FC have suspended four fans after alleged racist abuse toward Raheem Sterling in the win over Manchester City.

A statement read: "Our investigations into this matter are ongoing. We are fully supporting the police investigation and any information we gather will be passed on to them.

"Chelsea Football Club finds all forms of discriminatory behaviour abhorrent and if there is evidence of ticket holders taking part in any racist behaviour, the club will issue severe sanctions, including bans.

"We will also fully support any criminal prosecutions."

Ondo Poly Lecturer Dies In Kidnappers’ Den

One of the four victims of the last week’s kidnapping in Ondo State has reportedly died in the custody of the abductors, six days after the abduction.

The victim, who is also a lecturer at the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, was identified as Taiwo Akinyemi and reportedly died on Sunday.

Four persons, including the deceased, were kidnapped by some Fulani gunmen on the Akure-Owo Expressway at Amurin Village in Owo, Owo Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. The other three victims were members of staff of the Federal Medical Centre, Owo. But the other victims had been released.

K1 Cancels All Engagements This Week To Mourn Late Saxophonist

King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal popularly known as K1 De Ultimate is shattered at the moment over the death of his saxophonist, Mr. Joel Ajayi.

The musician is pained that despite his effort at bringing the medical situation of late Mr. Ajayi under control, he lost the battle to death.

Ajayi, was attended to by K1's personal doctor, Dr. Idowu Agarawu, before he opted to be moved to a church for prayers, from where he died yesterday the 9th of December 2018.

His death is coming barely three weeks after the death of one of the band boys, Mr. Dipo Odebode Aderibigbewho lost his life to Hypotension commonĺy called Low Blood Pressure.

EFCC Denies Going After Atiku’s Son

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied going after the sons of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar after news of the alleged act went viral today.

The anti-graft agency in a series of tweets said detectives only searched the house where the son of a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, resides. Hear them;

“The former Abia governor has been under investigations by the EFCC for money laundering activities, which was discovered to have been carried out through his sons.

Gabon President Ali Bongo, Down With Stroke

President Ali Bongo of Gabon who has been in hospital since October has suffered a stroke.

Vice-President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou provided the first official details of the President’s illness.

The 59-year-old leader left hospital in Morocco earlier this month and is recovering at a private residence in the capital Rabat after weeks of silence about his condition.

Moussavou said President Bongo had suffered a cerebrovascular accident or CVA, commonly known as a stroke.

Demonstrate You Can Win Without Prosecuting The Opposition, Shehu Sani Tells Buhari Government

Shehu Sani has also reacted to Peter Obi’s alleged frozen account, saying it will be right for the ruling establishment to demonstrate they can win without prosecuting the opposition. He tweeted the above defending the vice presidential candidate of the people's democratic party, Peter Obi.

Lilian Esoro Shares S-xy New Photo

Give them hot hot in her words!

Drake Shows Of His Ripped Physique In Shirtless Selfie As He Holidays In Turks & Caicos Islands

That is one ripped rapper right there!!! Drake showed off an impressive physique via mirror selfie on Sunday.

The 32-year-old is currently enjoying a getaway to the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Bahamas.

He shared the shirtless shot with his 51.7million Instagram followers, captioning it with some 'sun's out' emojis.

Wearing nothing but a colorful pair of swim shorts, the Canadian heartthrob flaunted his tattooed and very toned torso, as he admired the frame on his phone.

Regina Chukwu Celebrates Son @ Sixteen

Nollywood actress, Regina Chukwu is celebrating her son’s birthday to day. She shared adorable photos of them together and wrote;

Offset Still Madly In Love With Cardi B- Sources

Offset is madly in love with Cardi B and plans to pull out all the stops to get her back, but he thinks there's a major hurdle in his way -- the legion of haters trying to take him down.

Sources close to the couple tell TMZ, Offset was desperately trying to save his marriage before Cardi made the announcement they were done. Even she acknowledged they'd been working on it "for a hot minute now."

They are told after the text messages about Cuban Doll surfaced, Offset tried to prove to his wife nothing came of the text exchange and he wasn't messing around with anyone.

Aww! Couple Who Met On Twitter Are Now Engaged

A Nigerian couple who met on twitter are now engaged. They took to the platform to share photos of their happy day. Bliss!

Stormy Daniels Protest Law Setting Minimum Age Requirements On Strippers

Stormy Daniels went back to her home state to protest a law setting minimum age requirements on strippers, which she calls an illegal attack on women and a bad precedent.

The former p-rn star was in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday, standing in front of the steps to a courthouse, where she and a bunch of other protesters decried an appeals court's recent decision to uphold the controversial L.A. law after it was challenged by 3 women.

The bill was originally called SB 468, and it stated that strip clubs couldn't employ dancers under the age of 21 (meaning no 18, 19 or 20-year-old strippers allowed). It got signed into law in 2016, but will be reinforced again this month ... which is why Stormy is pissed.

US Rapper Enters Hall With $100k Raw Cash To Surprise Mom On Her Wedding Day

Jacquees surprised his mom on her wedding day by dropping a hundred grand right in front of her on her wedding day.

The Cash Money crooner was celebrating his mother's nuptials Sunday at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA -- where he got on the mic and expressed his love for his mama bear, Rosie Broadnax, and then proceeded to gift her $100,000.

Jacquees made a bit of a show by walking out to the middle of the floor and emptying out a Louis Vuitton duffel bag full of Benjamins. It poured for a minute and bills were kinda scattered everywhere. Everyone was in awe, of course ... but mostly Rosie, his mom.

Simi Apologizes To Fans Over Lateness Of Concert


Simi had her concert yesterday in Lagos and though it was due to start by 6pm, the concert didn’t start until 11pm. This however made a lot of her fans tag it a flop as some said they even almost went back home.
Simi is taking responsibilities for all of these and has come out to apologise to them.

She also thanked those who came and STAYED!

"I'm sorrry I'm probably more upset than everyone, but I accept responsibility. There was a show here the night before and it took forever to clear out and set up. I didn't have time to soundcheck. I apologize. That said, I'm so thankful to every1 that came and stayed," she wrote.

''EFCC Raids Atiku’s Sons’ Apartment In Abuja''

A building housing an apartment occupied by two sons of Atiku Abubakar was searched by anti-graft operatives in Abuja over the weekend, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

The building also houses an apartment occupied by Chiemeka Orji, son of ex-Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji. That apartment was also reportedly searched by anti-graft operatives.

Although our sources said the home of Mr Abubakar’s children was the primary target, an anti-graft spokesperson suggested Chiemeka might have been the target, the paper reports.

The raid on Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar’s residence in the posh Maitama neighbourhood on Saturday comes a day after claims emerged that Mr Abubakar’s running mate, Peter Obi, had his bank accounts frozen by federal authorities. Two anti-graft agencies, EFCC and ICPC, denied freezing Mr Obi’s accounts.

Beyonce Performs In India For SUPER Rich Kids Who Are To Wed On Wednesday [Photos]

Beyoncé showcased s-xiness in India as she performed at a private concert at a pre-wedding event for businesspeople Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal in their native India.

Ambani, daughter of India's richest man, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, and Anand Piramal, the son of Piramal Group's billionaire chairman Ajay Piramal, are set to marry on Wednesday in Udaipur.

And on Sunday, Beyoncé took the stage at a pre-wedding party, performing songs such as "Crazy in Love" and "Perfect" while showcasing several hot looks.

Niyi Johnson Handling Boxer Naija’s State Tours

[Claps hands] Lol. Shame on everyone that said Niyi Johnson can’t afford a million naira for his divorce proceedings. So Niyi Johnson is like the major celeb handling the road work of Boxer Naija, a new company in town that sells motorcycle and we are sure he got more than a million naira from that deal. Niyi has been busy touring states with the team in the past few days and as we speak, he is heading to Offa to continue doing what he got paid for. So can we stop saying he can’t afford a million naira? Lmaoo… Bad bad people 😀

Asisat Oshoala Rocks The STAR BOY Jersey

Helping wizzy to give it a push right?

Salawa Abeni’s Son, BigSheff Is Scared If He Will Ever Get To Blow

Salawa Abeni’s son, BigSheff who is a rapper by the way, wrote himself a little line on instagram saying he thinks about it everyday if he is ever going to get there, he thinks about it everyday if he is ever going to get a breakthrough (blow). He then went on to ask others to speak up, so it doesn’t lead them to depression.