Wednesday 27 February 2013

Ace sports analyst, Iniobong Monday proposed to fiancée and she said YES

Talented and well respected sports analyst, Iniobong Monday has proposed to his long time girlfriend, Emem ‘Emerald’ Ndem…and she said YES. I actually expected this because I knew for sure that when they come back together after the break-up, it will surely lead them to the altar. 

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Pope Benedict XVI to keep title after abdication

Below is what wire services Reuters are reporting:
Pope Benedict will keep the honorific title of "His Holiness" after he abdicates this week and will be known as "pope emeritus," the Vatican said on Tuesday.
He will wear a "simple white cassock" and his papal ring of office will be destroyed according to Vatican tradition, a spokesman told a briefing.
He will lay aside the red "shoes of the fisherman" that have been part of his papal attire and wear brown loafers given to him by shoemakers during a trip to Mexico last year.

Annie Macaulay-Idibia confirms March 8 as date for Traditional Marriage

Annie Macaulay has confirmed March 8, 2013 as the tentative date for her traditional marriage to Africa’s music icon, 2face Idibia. In a telephone interview with Deejay Rockerfela during the latter’s show on AKBC Radio 90.5FM Afternoon Ride, the dark-skinned thespian said that all roads will lead to Idung Adiakod, Eket L.G.A, Akwa Ibom State on the said date.
Fans have been forced not to believe further dates for the TM after the postponement of the February 14, 2013 date. The Like I posted earlier, their wedding is expected to hold in later date in Dubai.

Monday 25 February 2013

Again, enfant terrible Osaze Odemwingie attacks NFF, Keshi on twitter

The Nigerian football enfant terrible who is now becoming more popular for his very vocal and punching tweets has is still not happy with the NFF and Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi for being blacklisted from the team. Obviously reacting to Stephen Keshi’s interview on SuperSport on Monday evening, the West Brom star Osaze posted so many tweets on his timeline. Read below his tweets.

Thursday 21 February 2013

Photos: The making of a raffia car

Nigerians are the most creative set of people. I mean it. This guy is using local (raffia) materials to make a car. It’s not a functional car though, just an artifact but it is lovely. More photos are the cut. #NigeriansAreCreative.

Photo: Akwa Ibom Ayaya crooner, Mish poses with AFCON trophy

The tall music ace put up the picture above on his blackberry DP. The pic shows him posing with the African Cup of Nations trophy. He wrote on his PM “I love my job”. Nice.

Tuesday 19 February 2013

Revealed: Annie Macaulay used to steal dad’s money for 2face Idibia! Traditional marriage scheduled for 8th March

Back in the days, actress Annie Macaulay used to steal his dad’s money to give to 2face Idibia, it has been revealed. One of my favourite radio deejays, Eshiet Rockerfela Nsudo in today’s edition of his show Afternoon Ride on AKBC Radio 90.5 said he recently met Annie’s dad where a very revealing conversation ensued.
Rocky said her dad told him when money used to get lost in the house, Annie is always fingered and when quizzed, she will say she took it to give to her boyfriend, 2face.

Ace sports analyst, Iniobong Monday back together with ex girlfriend

This is authoritative. I have been keeping an eye on the duo. Iniobong Monday, the well respected sports analyst is back with his ex-girlfriend, Emem Ndem. Close family sources confirmed this After breaking up for more than a year, eyebrows have been raised and questions asked as to why the relationship which was a cynosure suddenly fell lack a pack of cards. But like I reportedly few months back, (read HERE) they are back and from my findings, they mean business this time.

Enyeama stalls Super Eagles’ visit to Akwa Ibom

Plan by the Akwa Ibom State government to host the victorious Super Eagles in the state has been stalled by the absence of the team’s shot stopper, Vincent Enyeama. The Eagles’ Vice Captain was to lead his teammates to his state of origin but he had since opted to return to his club in Israel in a bid to return to club’s starting XI. The absence of other foreign based stars also prompted the state government to reschedule the victory party. It could be noticed that when Guinness Nigeria hosted the team in Lagos, only Chigozie Agbim, Sunday Mba, Fegor Ogude and few other home based stars were present. 

Monday 18 February 2013

Photos from 27th NANS exco inauguration

The inauguration of the 27th exco of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja on 14th February, 2013. Among the eminent personalities in attendance was Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State. Below are pictures from the event….

New Music: Ikanah - Follow Me ft. Indigenous MaliQ

‘Follow Me’ is the official debut single of fast rising music star Ikanah. The track features his former partner Indigenous MaliQ and is produced by OtynO, mixed and mastered by O'giveR. Ikanah a.k.a Bootiman, Born as Prince Etienam Umoh in Satellite town, Lagos State, Nigeria, Hails from Akwa Ibom State. He is a talented singer, song-writer, and performer. He kicked off his career professionally in 2010 with the fast rising indigenous rapper 'Indigenous MaliQ', they formed the now defunct group 'TUBEEZ' which released d Efik Version of Ice Prince's Oleku and a host of other songs. 

Photos: Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim is officially married

Akwa Ibom actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim got married on 14th February, 2013. She married her first love, Clifford Sule. The couple did the Civil Ceremony wedding. The following day, she hosted close friends at Swanky Sky Lounge Penthouse Restaurant and Bar at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The traditional and white wedding are expected to be held later in the day. More photos below...

Sunday 17 February 2013

I died for 7 days; Patience Jonathan recounts her ordeal in German hospital

In a special thanksgiving service on Sunday, First Lady, Patience Jonathan, finally admitted she had been ill and that she actually died for seven days during her 6 weeks stay in a German hospital last year. The event took place at Aso Rock Chapel had in attendance President Goodluck Jonathan; Vice President Namadi Sambo and his wife, Haj Amina; former Ghana President John Agyekum Kufour; former Nigeria Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon; and Aisha Babangida, members of the Federal Executive Council; wives of state governors; the wife of Senate President; the Deputy Senate President; Deputy Speaker Emeka Ihedioha; members of the National Assembly; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim; the Head of the Federal Civil Service, Alhaji Bello Sali; the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria and 18 state governors. Below are some excerpts of her thanksgiving speech and faces of dignitaries that attended the event.

NANS holds 27th Inauguration as Vice President Special Duties commends Niger Delta Affairs and Sports Ministers

National officers of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) who were elected at the 27th National Convention of the apex Nigeria students’ body held from 13th – 18th December 2012 in Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital have been sworn in. The occasion, which was held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja on Thursday 14th of February 2013 featured an inaugural lecture by His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha, Executive Governor of Imo State. Dignitaries present at the historical event included the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Students and Youths - Comrade Jude Imagwe, the Vice Chancellor of Afe Babalola University – Professor Sidi Osho, as well as past and present leaders of NANS. In line with NANS tradition, the oath of office was administered on the NANS President – Comrade Adeyinka Gbadebo by the 27th convention chairman, Comrade Khalifa Adamu Bello. The NANS President thereafter administered the oath of office on his exco members who were charged to uphold the general interest of Nigerian students at all times.

Red Carpet and event photos at E-101 Face of Val

The much publicized E-101 Face of Valentine took place on St. Valentine’s Day’s eve. The event lived up to its billings as it could be regarded as one of the most well organized shows in the state. Top notch celebrities graced the red carpet as 7 beauty queens strutted the run and battled to emerge as the E-101 Face of Valentine. At the end of the keenly show pageantry, the judges pronounced Miss Miekpo Faith, a 22 year old Ijaw girl from Bayelsa State emerged winner. The dark skinned Miekpo is a graduate of Accounting from Niger Delta University, WiLberforce Island. She is 6.1feet tall. She was 2nd runner up Uyo Model Search and is billed to do Gulf of Guinea model competition in Port Harcourt this Month. She won a 2013 model laptop, an LCD Flat screen TV and a one year modeling contract. Below are some faces who attended the event….

Thursday 14 February 2013

Victorious Super Eagles to be hosted in Akwa Ibom this week

Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama will lead the victorious Super Eagles team to his home state this week. The team which won the AFCON title in South Africa, the first time in 19 years will be hosted by the Delta and Akwa Ibom State Governments before the week runs. They had earlier been hosted by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday upon their arrival from South Africa, and later by Globacom boss, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr. Below are some of the pictures of their arrival and subsequent dinner/hosting by the President Jonathan and Adenuga.

Wednesday 13 February 2013

Vincent Enyeama to attend E-101 Face of Valentine today

This has event has had a very intimidating and crazy hype on the media, especially the social media. Finally, today which is Valentine’s Day eve is the D-Day. I visited the camp and the contestants are raring to go. The red carpets stars by 6.30pm while main event kicks-off one hour later. This is one event that surely will be talk of town this season. With performance from Eyo, Invince, John Bernard, Indigenous MaliQ, Mista Xto, Adult Babies, Flexxzy and a host of other stars, the evening is surely gonna rock. The show which is organized by E-101 Magazine will be hosted by Nseabasi Valentine and Dikans. I heard Deputy Captain of African Champions, Super Eagles of Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama will be at the show. Catch me walk the red carpet.

Saturday 9 February 2013

President Jonathan in London clinic over Intestinal Problems

Below is what SaharaReporters is reporting:
An intestinal problem has forced President Jonathan to cancel a planned surprise visit to the Super Eagles in South Africa, medical sources in London said today.
The Nigeria president, who is on a whirlwind three-nation trip to Egypt, the United Kingdom and France, had planned to surprise the Super Eagles in South Africa following their qualification for the final of the African Cup of Nations last Wednesday.
However, in London Mr. Jonathan came down with an intestinal disorder referred to as Amoebic Colitis and he underwent testing at the London Clinic on Harley Street.  The clinic is highly favoured by Nigeria’s rich and powerful.

Mista Xto covers E-101 Magazine’s Valentine’s edition

Music enigma, Christopher Stephens popularly known as Mista Xto is the celebrity gracing the cover of the Valentine’s edition of widely revered E-101 Magazine. Lovely as usual.