The family of late Big Brother Africa housemate and Hip hop star, Goldie Harvey on will on Wednesday auction all her belongings.
The family said this in a statement on Tuesday.
statement signed by the family representative, Deji Adetayo, stated
that although the singer did not leave a will, she had had an agreement
with her husband, Leonard Harvey to auction her remaining items.
Mr Adetayo said the proceeds from the sales would be donated to charity.
said, “There will be a garage sale at Goldie’s house located at 30B,
Ologunkutere Street, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos on May 1, 2013.
Nigerian Entertainment Conference held over the weekend at the Grand
ball room of the Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island, Lagos was nearly
marred by violent exchange of words between Kennis Music Boss Mr. Kenny
Ogungbe and Chairman of Copyright Society of Nigeria COSON, Chief Tony
Okoroji.Chief Tony Okoroji had confronted Kenny Ogungbe in the presence
of journalists for daring to say in public that COSON owed him (Kenny
“How could he say such a thing? And in public?” Chief Okorogie fumed.
Ogungbe on his part remained resilient, insisting he would stand by his
words. They exchanged hot, abusive words impossible to publish
including the F word as they were pulled apart by concerned friends who
feared the brawl may soon go physical.
Kenny Ogungbe went on to say “After now, if anything happens to me, it is on your head” The
incident happened immediately after the first session of the conference
where Mr. Kenny Ogungbe had been amongst a panel of discu…
Basketballer, Michael Jordan wedded his longtime Cuban-American fiance
Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Apr. 27. The couple met
in 2008 and got engaged three years later.
In early March, Jordan, 50, and Prieto, 34, were photographed
applying for a marriage certificate in a Palm Beach County courthouse.
The newlyweds have been living together since 2009 in Kendall
The controversial N4.5 billion Sunborn Yacht Hotel, brought from
England and moored on the Lagos waters for over four years (November 2008), has finally
disappeared from the state after the controversies surrounding its
It will be recalled that the custom built yacht, with 102 elegant
suites, arrived the Lagos waters in November 2008 and instantly became a
cynosure of all eyes.
The yacht, expected to serve as a four_star hotel, was, however ,
bedeviled by controversies since its arrival which led to it abandonment
and subsequent rusting away on the water-ways.
When Vanguard visited the quay, by the Army Officers’ Mess at Marina,
Lagos Island Local Government Area, there was no sign that such
expensive and eye catching structure ever berthed there.
The future King of England and the comely commoner who captured his royal heart tied the knot on April 29, 2011 while the British Empire - and the rest of the world - watched in rapture. Prince William and Kate Middleton - dubbed the duke and duchess of Cambridge before the ceremony - set off a wave of euphoria and celebrations across England and in former colonial outposts like New York City. Relive all the magic from the Royal Wedding ... William, Kate and the wedding party pose for a playful photograph in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace.
The Lagos State Government has completed the Lekki-Ikoyi suspension bridge built at a cost of N29 billion.
link bridge will soon be formally commissioned by Governor Babatunde
Fashola and a toll will be collected to recoup the N29 billion invested
in building it.
Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Dr.
Kadri Hamzat, at an interactive session with newsmen said the cost of
the bridge is around N29 billion and is the first of its kind in
Sub-Saharan Africa because it is a suspension bridge.
The new Lekki-Ikoyi suspension ridge. Inset is Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola
bridge was built by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. and has a total length
of 1.358 km. The bridge is expected to decongest traffic in Lekki area
and is a cynosure of all eyes because of its beauty.
Hamzat, Julius Berger has five years contract to maintain the bridge and
could be renewed at the expiration of the term.
"In line with the
policy of the present administration to e…
Irked by the wave of terrorism and armed robbery attacks across the
country, the Federal Government yesterday said it would soon procure
helicopters for the 36 states police commands.
The government, which admitted that the times are tough, said it had,
however, set up a Special Trust Fund to strengthen the aerial power of
the police. President Goodluck Jonathan said this at the grand finale of
the 2013 Police Week celebration in Abuja where he also launched seven
new helicopters and 293 security vehicles for the force.
The Eagle Square and the entire Three Arms Zone was temporarily shut
by eagle- eyed security operatives to forestall security breach. During
the event, two police helicopters hovered round the Three Arms Zone even
as most areas were restricted to human and vehicular traffic. Former
Imo State Governor Ikedi Ohakim was kept waiting for six minutes outside
the State Box by security operatives who stopped him from entering.
It took the intervention of a sen…
Stuntman Sailendra Nath Roy, pictured on the slide before he died A stuntman
died yesterday during a world record attempt as he tried to cross a
river on a zip-wire attached only to his hair. Sailendra Nath Roy, 50,
was half way through the stunt when his ponytail became stuck in the
wheeler of the rope and he was left hanging in mid-air for about 25
desperate attempts to free himself, it is believed Mr Roy then suffered a
major cardiac arrest and died. A crowd watched Mr Roy die as he attempted his stunt over the Teesta River in Darjeeling
Lanre Hassan, also known as Iya Awero, is a veteran actress in Nollywood. She can also best be described as a cross-over actress having acted both in the English and Yoruba movies of Nollywood.
In June 2013, she will roll out drums to celebrate her 50 years on stage. Not too many veterans have achieved that feat. While
telling her pain in a recent interview with First Weekly Magazine, the
talented screen mother disclosed how she lost two children in four years
which almost ruined her acting career.
only thing that shook me happened in 1974, when I lost a child, while
acting on stage. He (the child) was with his paternal grandmother, he
was seven or eight years and they came to call me that he died that
night, I had to rush down to our home town. "I
lost a second child, when Ojo Ladipo (Baba Mero) died. The two of us
were at the burial, I woke up, but my baby did not wake up. It really
discouraged me, but I summoned courage that I had been doing the work