Thursday 20 February 2014

Faze, Chuddy K, Timi Dakolo attend MBGN 2013 Anna Banner’s birthday

Anna Ebiere Banner is the current Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. She turned 19 on February 18th and celebrities such as Faze, Chuddy K, Timi Dakolo, Harrysong (Mr. Songs) were in attendance. Below are photos from the birthday dinner…

E-101Extra release party in pictures

Penultimate Sunday, the much revered E-101 Group birthed another baby, E-101Extra. In an event hosted at Booble Lounge, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, the magazine was unveiled to complement its already existing sister publications (E-101Magazine and E-101Plus). Check out more photos of the event after the cut…

President Jonathan suspends CBN Governor, Sanusi

President Goodluck Jonathan suspended the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. According to a statement signed Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Sanusi’s tenure has been ‘characterized by various acts of financial recklessness and misconduct which are inconsistent with the administration’s vision of a Central Bank propelled by the core values of focused economic management, prudence, transparency and financial discipline’. Below is excerpts of the statement from the presidency:

Wizkid gains 1million twitter followers; the first Nigerian artiste to amass such

EME/StarBoy artiste, Wizkid on February, 19, 2014 became the first ever Nigerian artiste to amass one million Twitter followers. Congrats to him.

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $16 Billion

Social network giant Facebook has bought instant messaging service WhatsApp for a wallet-busting $16 billion (£9.6bn). The hugely popular phone app allows users to send messages using internet connections, avoiding SMS charges. WhatsApp has 450m monthly users - 70 per cent who use the app daily - and claims to register 1m new users every day.