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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala awarded David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala awarded David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala yesterday, April 8th, has been honoured with the prestigious David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award alongside Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever and Simao Jatene…, Governor of the

Nigerians Have Only 2 Hours of Electricity Supply Weekly – Survey

Nigerians Have Only 2 Hours of Electricity Supply Weekly – Survey

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

In the last one month, Nigerians across the country have experienced deteriorating power supply, especially in Lagos and Abuja.
According to a survey conducted by Vanguard about the recent drastic reduction in power supply, Nigerians receive only about two

This is Why You Shouldn’t Get Drunk! Watch Ushbebe’s “Latase” Skit

This is Why You Shouldn’t Get Drunk! Watch Ushbebe’s “Latase” Skit

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Lol! Nigerian comedian Ushbebe has premiered his new skit – “Latase…“.
In it, he proves he can take any alcoholic drink and not be affected. But unfortunately, he confesses to his girlfriend of his philandering ways.
Ushbebe will

Regina Askia BACK in Nigeria after Years Away

Regina Askia BACK in Nigeria after Years Away

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Nollywood leading lady Regina Askia-Williams… shocked fans when she relocated to the United States of America over a decade ago.
The former beauty queen is currently in Nigeria for a visit and has been keeping fans and friends updated on

HOT in Black! Triple MG’s Iyanya, Emma Nyra & Ubi Franklin New Shoot

HOT in Black! Triple MG’s Iyanya, Emma Nyra & Ubi Franklin New Shoot

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Say Yeah to Triple MGMade Men Music Group!
Today the Nigerian record label and management company released a new track “Say Yeah…” off the compilation album aimed to promote its new artistes. (click here to

Biola Alabi announced as 2014 Yale World Fellow

Biola Alabi announced as 2014 Yale World Fellow

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Biola Alabi has been selected to join the 2014 Yale World Fellow… program. The former Managing Director of M-Net Africa will participate in the program alongside 15 other trailblazers from all over the world.
The Yale Daily News reports that

FUN Moments with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Toke Makinwa, KCee, Sasha P…at Ndani TV’s “The Juice” Season 2 Launch!

FUN Moments with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Toke Makinwa, KCee, Sasha P…at Ndani TV’s “The Juice” Season 2 Launch!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

At an exclusive star-studded event on Saturday 5th April 2014, Ndani TV launched Season 2 of  its celebrity talk show, The Juice” at The WheatBaker in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Celebrities that were in attendance include Osas Ighodaro, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Gbemi …

Joselyn Dumas is in Love with OC Ukeje & John Dumelo in “Love or Something Like That” | Watch the Trailer

Joselyn Dumas is in Love with OC Ukeje & John Dumelo in “Love or Something Like That” | Watch the Trailer

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Love is a beautiful thing between two people…but with an extra person, that’s a different topic.
Ghanaian director and producer Shirley Frimpong-Manso via her Sparrow Productions, is out with another stellar movie – “Love or Something Like That…

BN Making It!: Starting From the Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo Bally Is Taking Great Strides One Stitch at a Time

BN Making It!: Starting From the Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo Bally Is Taking Great Strides One Stitch at a Time

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

“Sew Essential!” Those two words describe this young woman who calls herself a free hand cutter. Armed with her beautiful smile and her impressive sewing skills, Chinelo Bally has slowly stolen our hearts through her work She has had her …

Share Joy with Family & Friends with Sheraton Abuja Hotel’s “Easter Fiesta Fun” Offer!

Share Joy with Family & Friends with Sheraton Abuja Hotel’s “Easter Fiesta Fun” Offer!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Life is better when shared. This Easter, connect with friends and family at the Sheraton Abuja Hotel… and experience their special Easter offer.
From their get-away rooms package and a lavish Easter buffet at the Papillon Restaurant to a work-out

Glamour Girl Muna & Ifan Ifeanyi Michael cover House of Maliq’s April 2014 Issue

Glamour Girl Muna & Ifan Ifeanyi Michael cover House of Maliq’s April 2014 Issue

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Woah Muna! Ex Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Munachi Abii goes goth with her make-up while dressed in white for the April 2014 issue of House of Maliq….
The femcee covers “The Vintage Edition” of the publication with publicist

“Radiant Royale”! Radiant Orchid Inspired Wedding Shoot | Lily V Events

“Radiant Royale”! Radiant Orchid Inspired Wedding Shoot | Lily V Events

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

2014 is the year of Radiant Orchid! This shade of purple, named ‘colour of the year’ by Pantone…, will undoubtedly be the colour of choice for many brides this year.
BN-ers are always ahead of the curve, so

Uche Okonkwo: The Walking Blind

Uche Okonkwo: The Walking Blind

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

It recently came to my attention that History has been taken off the curriculum for secondary schools in Nigeria. The reason: only very few students offer the subject, making it a waste of resources.
I did not ‘offer’ History in…

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Half of a Yellow Sun UK Premiere

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton & Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Half of a Yellow Sun UK Premiere

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Half of a Yellow Sun premiered in UK yesterday Tuesday 8th April 2014 at the Odeon Cinema, Streatham Hill, London, UK
Thandie Newton who plays Olanna in the adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie…‘s best seller, made her first red

New Music: Triple MG – Say Yeah

New Music: Triple MG – Say Yeah

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Everybody Say Yeah!
Triple MGMade Men Music Group is one of the most buzzed about recording and managing companies in Nigeria today.
Iyanya as well as Emma Nyra, Tekno, Selebobo and Baci… are the artistes signed under the

Daniella Okeke’s Pricey Retail Therapy

Daniella Okeke’s Pricey Retail Therapy

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

If you’ve got it, flaunt it right? And “Lagos Cougars” actress Daniella Okeke is doing exactly that.
The Nollywood actress who stars alongside Uche Jombo-Rodriguez, Monalisa Chinda and Alexx Ekubo… in the movie, is currently vacationing in the

Kaliné preps for the release of her Debut Video – “Ololufemi” | Watch the Teaser

Kaliné preps for the release of her Debut Video – “Ololufemi” | Watch the Teaser

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Nigerian soul singer and songwriter, Kaliné, introduces us to her new single and debut video titled ‘Ololufemi…‘, which translates to ‘my love’ in Yoruba language.
With amazing vocals and instrumentals, this track is definitely a sweet serenade for

Play On! Bestman Games launches Centenary Edition of the Monopoly in Lagos Board Game

Play On! Bestman Games launches Centenary Edition of the Monopoly in Lagos Board Game

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

[L-R] Bez, Edem Duke, Nimi Akinkugbe, Odein Ajumogobia, Dayo Adedayo
To mark Nigeria’s centenary celebration, the first West African Commemorative Country edition of Monopoly was unveiled by Bestman Games… at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi on Wednesday 2nd April 2014.
The

Nigerian Food Vendor arrested at Airport for Concealing Cocaine in Private Part

Nigerian Food Vendor arrested at Airport for Concealing Cocaine in Private Part

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Wait, What?!
Chinelo Okorom Lynnette, a 36 year old Nigerian food vendor was arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)… for concealing wraps of cocaine in her vagina.
Lynette was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport,

Kelis Still Haunted by “Disgusting Nigerian” & N-Word Comment

Kelis Still Haunted by “Disgusting Nigerian” & N-Word Comment

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Three (3) years ago, “Milkshake” singer Kelis… went on a Twitter rant sharing with her thousand of followers that she was called a “disgusting Nigerian” and the N-word at a Spanish airport while holding her son.
The American singer claimed

Multi-Platinum R&B Singer Keyshia Cole, Asa, Bez, Darey & More to Perform at the Calabar International Jazz Festival 2014

Multi-Platinum R&B Singer Keyshia Cole, Asa, Bez, Darey & More to Perform at the Calabar International Jazz Festival 2014

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Easter is almost here!
If you’ve been having the ‘where are we going to spend Easter?‘ conversation, the answer is Calabar. Why Calabar? Because the Calabar International Jazz Festival is back.
This year’s edition, hosted by Beat FM…

Stella Damasus Diaries is Back! Watch Episode 6 – “Facebook Palava”

Stella Damasus Diaries is Back! Watch Episode 6 – “Facebook Palava”

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Yay! Stella Damasus is back with her Stella Damasus Diaries… web series.
The Nollywood actress kicked off the hit web series in 2013 and it has become a fan sensation. The last episode was in November 2013 which she gave

Must Read! Banky W: “My Thoughts on the Arik Air Debacle”

Must Read! Banky W: “My Thoughts on the Arik Air Debacle”

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Recently, footage from a camera phone has surfaced online about the dire circumstances that passengers suffered prior to take-off, on board an Arik Air flight from Lagos to New York; I was one of the passengers.
For anyone who has…

Plan A Weekend Getaway for Family & Friends with the Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort & Spa Easter Offer!

Plan A Weekend Getaway for Family & Friends with the Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort & Spa Easter Offer!

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Plan a little weekend getaway this Easter and take advantage of this limited time offer at Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort & Spa….
Travel with family or friends and escape to the sand, sea and tranquility of the Atlantic Ocean

Extreme Dieting: Pregnant Australian Woman Lives on Fruits to Stay Skinny

Extreme Dieting: Pregnant Australian Woman Lives on Fruits to Stay Skinny

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Loni Jane Anthony
Ladies, how far would you go to maintain your figure during pregnancy?
For women like 25-year-old Australian mom, Loni Jane Anthony…, the answer to this question is: “Whatever it takes.”
During Anthony’s pregnancy, her diet consisted