Thursday, October 31, 2013

Apple sells 150M iPhones, 71M iPads in 2013

 

Another year is in the bag for Apple.No, the iPhone, iPad, and Mac maker has not somehow found a way to make the 12-month calendar two months thinner. It's the end of its fiscal year, which wrapped up last month and has just been reported.

The company tallied up US$7.5 billion in profits on US$37.5 billion of sales in its fourth quarter, led once again by the iPhone. Here's how Apple did when stacking up its results for the entire year:

US$170.9 billion in revenue.

US$37 billion in profits.

150.2 million iPhones sold (versus 125 million last year).

71.1 million iPads sold (versus 58.31 million last year).

Legalise prostitution and tax it-says Ghanaian Member of Parliament

 


Member of Parliament for Obuasi Akrofuom, Kwabena Appiah Pinkrah says prostitution is a major source of employment and as long as people earn some form of income from practising it, the vice should be regulated so that government can generate revenue from it.

“Prostitution is a main stream job and those who engage in it are earning money so they should be taxed by the state and the practice should be regularized so that the professionals among the prostitutes will be registered,” he said on Adom FM’s Burning Issues programme on Monday October 28.

Mr Appiah Pinkrah was speaking in relation to a swoop carried out by Takoradi police during which they arrested 23 prostitutes in an area close to the popular night hangout Vienna City.

Kim Kardashian Ready to Pose for Playboy Again? Hugh Hefner feels "Very Exciting"

 



Kim Kardashian has slowly but surely been putting her bodacious body back on display in the months after the birth of daughter North West.

"@KimKardashian is looking to make it back onto the cover of Playboy, very exciting," Hugh Hefner tweeted-then-deleted, but not before the retweeters got a hold of the  sentiment

While there's no official word yet of talks between the two, Playboy's December 2007 cover girl was just heard saying on Sunday's episode Keeping up with the Kardashians that she was ready to put those who over-scrutinized her pregnancy weight gain in their place.

"I just wanna come out to the world, like, naked and be, like," the new mom told sisters Khloé and Kourtney, raising both middle fingers for effect, "‘I look so hot. I'm back. You all called me a whale, Shamu, a cow...

Snoop Zilla & Rihanna Smokes Pot On The Islands

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Magic happens when two Marijuana enthusiasts connect on an island and that’s exactly what happened when Rihana and Snoop Zilla rolled one up the other night. Posted on her Instagram page,  the singer  shared the night’s festivities while living it up in the Dominican Republic

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In the final leg of her Diamonds world tour, the singer happened to  connect with the rap legend in tropical paradise. Accompanied by her BFF Melissa, it looks like the trio had a pretty serene night.

Diddy To Star In “King of New York” Remake

 



The Late Notorious B.I.G. often referred to himself as the “King of New York” and now his former label head is a part of a remake the 90′s cult classic of the same name.

1990′s “King of New York” starred Christopher Walken, Laurence Fishburne and Wesley Snipes. It was an unlikely film adopted by Hip-Hop, but it caught ablaze, resulting in Biggie calling himself the “Black Frank White” after the lead character.
Sean “Diddy” Combs is joining forces with director Brian Grazer to bring the movie back to the big screen. According to the New York Post, Diddy could take on the lead role, which originally was Walken’s.

Deeper Life's Pastor Kumuyi builds N1b Anchor University campus


The General Overseer of Deeper Life Bible Ministries, Pastor William Kumuyi is currently building an ultra modern campus for his N1billion private university called Anchor University.

The proposed site for the campus is a vast expanse of land, which has already been fenced, along the Lagos/Ibadan Express way. The campus will serve as the permanent site of Anchor University whose main campus is sited inside Deeper Life's multibillion IBTC headquarters at Ayobo-Ipaja, Lagos.

The new campus will include hostels, faculties, administrative blocks, chalets, laboratories etc.

Bayelsa Demolishes Governor Dickson’s House

Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday demolished a one-storey private building owned by Governor Seriake Dickson because it obstructed the Right-of-Way as well as intruding on the state Capital City Master Plan. .

The demolished building, which had been marked by the Capital City Development Authority on June 28, 2012, was situated along the Opolo/AIT Road, Yenagoa, the state capital.

The demolition, which began about 12.48 pm, was supervised by the Deputy Governor John Jonah; Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Lawrence Ehwrudjakpor; Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Markson Fefegha; Commissioner for State Capital City Development; and Mr. Konugha Zuwa.

Other structures affected by the demolition exercise included that of the Director General of the State Agency for the Control of AIDS, Dr. Temple Iluma.

Jonah told journalists that the location of the Governor’s house obstructed the Right-of-Way, hence there would be no compensation for him.

Fire Guts Lekan Balogun’s Ibadan House

The Ibadan residence of a prominent politician, Lekan Balogun,  in the  Alarere area of the city was destroyed by fire late Tuesday.

Although no life was lost in the incident, property worth millions of naira was destroyed by the fire.

Eyewitnesses said the fire started on Tuesday evening and would have completely burnt the house but for neighbours’ quick response.

Speaking on the incident on Wednesday, Balogun said he was not at home when the fire started.

He said, “I was not there when the fire started. I got a call from my guard who said the fire was much. I got in touch with the police station in the area. The DPO called the fire brigade. I also got in touch with the fire brigade later.

“I made about 40 phone calls within a short time while the fire raged. Within 10 minutes, everybody in Alarere trooped out with buckets of water. Before the fire brigade came, the people had put off the fire.”

Balogun said he lost everything to the fire but that he was thankful that no life was lost.

“Everything was completely destroyed. Every item of furniture in the living room and other things are badly damaged. The deck was also affected because the irons are now exposed. I can’t really estimate the property I lost to the incident. I thank God that the incident didn’t happen in the night. It would have been very disastrous if not for the neighbours that came to help me. I enjoyed the love of my neighbours. They were simply wonderful. May God be with all of them too,” he said.



Source www.punchng.com

Jonathan - FG Can't Perform Magic In Crisis

President  Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said despite his desire to transform the country, his government could not perform magic in an atmosphere of violence.

He said economic development could not be achieved in a nation devoid of peace.

Jonathan spoke shortly after he was conferred with the 2013 Africa Peace Award of the United Religions Initiatives at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The President also said for the country to witness economic development, there must be internal democracy and stability.


“There is no way a government can perform magic when people are shooting gun. shocked There cannot be economic development without peace. For you to develop economically there must be peace and political stability.  Government creates conducive environment for private sector to thrive and create jobs,” he said.

No-work-no-pay Rule May Escalate ASUU Crisis

Asaba – The DeltaStateUniversity Chapterof the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday warned that implementing the No-Work-No-Pay policy would worsenthe industrial crisis in public universities.
The Chairman ofthe chapter, DrEmmanuel Mordi, said in Asaba that the stategovernment was planning to implement thepolicy for the first time.
NAN reports that the stateGovernor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, had urged ASUU membersto return to classroom or face implementation ofthe policy.
“When the strike is called off, lecturers will say: `No pay, no work’. It does not help anybody; it can only escalate thecrisis.
“It is unfortunate that ASUU is at the receiving end, as the government, being stronger, has the power towithhold ASUUmembers’ salaries, he said.
He said that ASUU was willing to call off the strike and would do so as soon as theFederal Governmentshowedmore commitment.
“We are anxious tocall off the strike, but the governmentsaid we should wait for somany months.
“What we must note is that our studentsare also our children. Some lecturersare also students;so, this is a very painful surgical operation, which we have to carry out in the bestinterestofour futuregeneration.”

Enugu Pro-Oduah Protesters Got N4,000 Each - Investigation

Three days after some youths staged protest at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu in solidarity with the embattled minister of aviation, Stella Oduah, fresh indications have emerged that the protest was allegedly sponsored by the ministry.

Contrary to the claims that the protesters were Igbo Youths, a source told DailyPost that they were students of the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu.

According to the source, trouble started when the organizers refused to pay the students the agreed amount.

One of the protesters who spoke under anonymity told our correspondent that they were initially promised N10, 000 each, adding that “after the protest, they took us to the Enugu Press Centre, where we were given only N4,000.

“This was quite against the earlier agreement we reached. They shortchanged us so much and we are not happy about that”.

Okocha Buys His Wife A G-Wagon As She Celebrates Birthday


Nigerian football legend Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, celebrated his wife of of 16 years, Nkechi Okocha’s 40th birthday with a grand party on Friday October 25th at the Civic Centre on the Island in Lagos.
Maestromedia reports that Okocha gave his wife a brand new White Mercedez Benz G-Wagon SUV as birthday present.

Skelewu a copied concept by Moe Musa/ Davido


#Early this morning, there was an arguement  with some friends about Davido's Skelewu video shot, both the official and the unoffishial.I was of the opinion that the official skelewu is the best for me because of the concept Moe Musa employed,Moe Musa was employed by Davido to reshoot the video because He (Davido )claimed that the unofficial one that was shot by Sesan was a leaked copy and he never approved it.Although the Official video was a good concept because it was movie like, one thing I was made to realise is that it was suppose to be a dancevideo but we only had 4 people actually doing the Skelewu dance while the others were just frestyling behind them, unlike the so called unofficial which has a lot of dance in the video
Another thing was that the video shoot from Moe musa was a stolen concept from LMFAO‘s 2011′s ‘Party Rock Anthem‘s video,I mean copied from scene to scene.

Here is how it goes
 SkyBlu and RedFoo woke up from a coma in the hospital and when they got to the street they discovered that everywhere was dirty,scattered and deserted they later saw someone who was explaining what hapened to them(probably about a song that has gone viral in the town, then a bunch of infected dancers closed up on them and they  start dancing)
This is the same stolen concept by Davido/Moe Musa

My advice to Dvido is that you should spend your money wisely(rumour has it that you want to shoot another video with 7 Million Naira with Clearance Peters)
Moe Musa come up with a beter and more creative ideas.Watch the two videos below ,compare and comment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ6zr6kCPj8      LMFAO

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Kcee & D’Banj Shoot Video For An Unreleased Single

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For the first time in their careers of D’Banj & Kcee, both artistes will appear on the same song! They are currently shooting the video to the song which is been produced and directed by Godfather productions.
This adds up to the very few collaborations D’banj has had in his post-mohits career. The song with an undisclosed title would appear on Kcee’s album (Takeover) scheduled for release on November 1. This might just be the collaboration of this last quarter. Be sure we would be the first to bring you pictures from this collaboration.
 Looking for hot girls that can dance for a video tomorrow, Kcee ft D’banj. This wed — Mike Ogoke (@I_Am_Godfather) October 29, 2013
Just wrapped up rehearsals for the Feather Awards, now off to a music vid shoot with D’banj and Kcee — Courtnae’ Paul (@Courtnae_Paul) October 30, 2013

BBM Adds Over 20 Million Active Users in The First Week

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Just over a week ago BBM launched on iOS and Android to an amazing reception. It was an instant hit, quickly shooting to the top of the App Store and ultimately hitting number one in Google Play for Top New Free as well. BBM has seen well over 10 million downloads at this point and is still going strong.
BlackBerry has announced today that BBM has ended its first week with over 80 million active users, including 20 million new users from Android and iOS. 20 million new active users - that’s 20 million users who are actively using BBM, not just downloads. We’re not sure of the total installs, but given that the number of new active users is 20 million, we can only imagine that the total number of actual downloads is much higher. BlackBerry is smart to measure by active users as opposed to just download numbers so we can get a real gauge for the traction of BBM on other platforms. It doesn’t look like things are slowing down at all.
From Andrew Bocking, EVP of BBM:

Kanye West Says Kim Kardashian Is More Influential Than Michelle Obama



The lovestruck rapper talked up fiancee Kim Kardashian in a new interview in which he claimed the reality star is more influential than the First Lady Of The United States, Michelle Obama. He also spoke about his family and how they are more important to him than his business. ‘There’s no way Kim Kardashian shouldn’t be on the cover of Vogue. She’s like the most intriguing woman right now. She’s got Barbara Walters calling her like everyday,’ he said. ‘And collectively, we’re the most influential with clothing. No one is looking at what [Barack Obama] is wearing. Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a [bikini] pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day.’ Continue below…

Forbes Ranks Aliko Dangote As The 2nd Most Powerful Black Man In The World Next To Barrack Obama

 

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Forbes presents their annual snapshot of the politicians and financiers, entrepreneurs and CEOs, and billionaire philanthropists who matter most.
The list of World’s Most Powerful People 2013 inlcludes the likes of Russian President Vladmir Putin, Barrack Obama, Aliko Dangote and others. Dangote however ranks as World’s 2nd Most Powerful Black personality, after President Barack Obama.
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Peeshawn of Skuki Says I'm In love With Chidinma & Wants To Marry her




Chidinma, get in here, there’s someone who is in love with you and wants the world to know it. Peeshawn, one half of singing sensation Skuki (pictured above in white shirt) confessed his love for the pretty Kedike singer in an interview with Encomium mag. Excerpts from the interview below… But, there are some you also admire that you don’t mind spending the rest of your life with? Yes, of course! Nigeria is blessed with pretty babes. If you study me well, you will observe that I am a very romantic guy, at the same time, I am very emotional. I definitely have someone that I love so much.

How Iyanya raked in Millions




 
Pop singer Iyanya Mbuk has amassed over N130 million in endorsements deals in 2013 alone. Since his highly successful 2012 monster hit single ‘Kukere’, it has been one hit after another, one award after another and one endorsement contract after another for the once impoverished singer.
In the last one year and half, Iyanya has proven that he can be a hit maker disappointing the initial doubts that critics had raised about him when his 2009 debut album ‘My Story’ flopped. Certainly,
Iyanya took the lesson of that album and transformed himself into one of the most sought after Nigerian artistes today placing him on the pedestal where corporate organisations would jostle to do business with him.
Three weeks ago, the singer closed a deal reportedly worth N35 million with mobile phone manufacturing company, SOLO Mobile. According to his publicist, Wildflower PR, the deal was iced with a brand new 2014 Prado SUV.
Earlier in May, the 27 year old singer was lucky enough to have been included in MTN’s swoop of some of the major players in the music industry, becoming one of the company’s highest paid brand ambassadors in a N40 million deal.

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde in and out of Qatar for World Innovation Summit for Education

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Acclaimed Nollywood queen, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was in Qatar for the ongoing World Innovation Summit for Education that held few days back. The Ije star spoke on reinventing education for life and she seems prepared to deliver one of the attributes that earned her one of the Times 100 influential people in the world. An excited Omotola arrived Doha in Qatar on Sunday, October 27, 2013 with her entourage.

Nigeria Sign BASA With Israel


History was made yesterday in far away Israel as Nigeria and the State of Israel for the first time, Signed a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA). 


BASA between Nigeria and the State of Israel had been a problematic for decades, with several Aviation Ministers and Successive governments failing in attempts at putting pen to paper.  The signing is a significant feat for the present administration and a huge endorsement of the Transformation Agenda of the present government as represented in the reforms championed by Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah in the Sector.

With the agreement, designated airlines from both countries would begin to operate direct flights to each other's territories. Trade, Tourism, Agriculture, transportation, water resources, amongst others would tremendously boosted and enhanced as access to both territories would be much more easy through direct flights.
 

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Pregnant Girls Freed In Baby Factory Raid

The Nigerian police have raided a baby factory in the oil city of Port Harcourt and arrested a woman accused of harbouring six pregnant girls, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

“We rescued six girls last week at different stages of pregnancy from an illegal maternity home in Port Harcourt,” Joy Elomoko of the Imo State police told AFP.

She said the youngest of the girls was 14, without disclosing the ages of the others.

“We have also arrested the proprietress of the clinic and she is assisting us in our investigation,” she said.

Elomoko said the raid on the Port Harcourt home followed the arrest of a girl with a baby in nearby Owerri on October 15.

“A lady was found in suspicious circumstances with a day old baby and after interrogation she confessed that she gave birth to a baby in Port Harcourt,” the police spokeswoman said.

Desperate Housewives Coming To Lagos!

Popular American television comedy drama-mystery series, Desperate Housewives is to get an African remake.

According to Nigerian network EbonyLife, they have joined forces with Disney to give the award winning show an African adaptation.

The show is reportedly still in the development stages and is scheduled for a 2014 debut on the channel which reaches 44 countries on the African continent.

According to ebonylifetv.com, the show will feature a pan-African cast and will be set in Lagos, Nigeria, where it will also be shot.

"We are going to give the stories an African flavor. We will localize it, because there's nothing that the West has that Africa doesn't have: we love, we fight, we kiss, we make up. We like all the good things in life. There's good and there's evil globally," Mo Abudu, CEO and Executive Chairman of EbonyLife TV was quoted saying.

The original US show, which starred big names such as Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria aired  for 8 seasons between 2004 and 2012 and managed to win numerous industry awards.

The Disney Desperate Housewives remakes have reportedly proved very popular in countries like Turkey, Colombia, and Brazil and Nigeria hopes to follow suit.

EBONY LIFE

http://www.dadeliverer.com/2013/10/desperate-housewives-coming-to-lagos.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&m=1

Embattled Stella Oduah Shuns House Committee Hearing As Cars Presented To The Committee Are Different From The Ones Bought By The NCAA

 

Maduka Cosmos, whose Coscharis Motors sold the controversial armoured cars to a department of the Ministry Civil Aviation, has told the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation the matter that his company followed due process.
Mrs. Stella Oduah, the Minister who is implicated in the alleged fraud, is absent at the hearing, from which Premium Times is carrying live updates.
“Absence of the Minister is a slap on the face of the House,” said an angry Jerry Manwe, a member of the committee from Taraba State.  Last week, the committee gave Mrs. Oduah up till yesterday to appear before it, recognizing that she was away in Israel on official duty.
“To the best of my knowledge, we followed all due process,” Coscharis said.  “We were interviewed by SSS. We were interviewed by the National Security Adviser. Every due process by law was followed. We do business with morality.”
The Deputy Comptroller General of Customs, Manasa Daniel Jatau, has told the committee that Coscharis imported the cars without paying import duties because there was a waiver from the Ministry of Finance.  He added that Coscharis obtained the waiver claiming the armoured cars were part of 300 vehicles being imported for the Sports Festival in Lagos last year.  The impression given, therefore, was that the beneficiary of the waiver would be the government of Lagos State.
 
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The cars inspected by the House committee on Tuesday, are different from the ones stated in the documents between NCAA and Coscharis, the reps said.
Lawmakers say they saw cars with different chassis number from those on the communication between NCAA and Coscharis.
But Coscharis said since it did not inspect the cars with the House members, it cannot say whether

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Leucistic Texas Rat White Snake (Picture)


Have u seen a white beautiful snake before? check out this rare breed of snake looking so harmless and nice i think its the world most beautiful white snake ever more picture below:



This Leucistic Texas Rat Snake is a lovely lady in white. She gets her coloring and the "leucistic" element of her name from a condition that results in a lack of all pigmentation, rather than just melanin which appears in albinism. This is why her eyes are of normal color. Texas Rat Snakes are (obviously) found in Texas as well as in Arizona and Louisiana. They are non venomous so a bite will give you little more than a sore leg.

http://rankdchyson.blogspot.com/2013/10/see-world-most-beautiful-white-snake.html

Snake Venom, World’s Strongest Beer Contains 67.5% Of Alcohol





The world's strongest beer, dubbed Snake Venom, contains a massive 67.5 per cent alcohol by volume, costs $85 to buy and should be consumed in tiny doses, its Scottish makers say.

Snake Venom is the product of Scottish brewery Brewmeister, which has upped the ante from its previous record-holding concoction, the 65 per cent ABV Armageddon (vodka, by comparison, is typically 80 proof, or 40 per cent alcohol).

The brewery decided to manufacture an even stronger beer after some customers complained its first attempt was too weak, Scotland's Daily Record
reported. Brewers Lewis Shand and John McKenzie said they didn't want Armageddon, now the world's second- strongest beer, to have an overwhelming taste, so they made it oily. This time around, they didn't try to disguise the sharp taste of the alcohol in Snake Venom.

Worm-infested Weaves Now In The Market

Irene Myangoh, a personal assistant working at a law firm in Nairobi went to an upmarket hair salon along Kenyatta Avenue, and spent more than N5,500 on a human hair weave.
Two weeks later she started suffering from severe headache that would not go away. She would wake up with severe headache at night. She went to a private doctor who gave her drugs for the relief of mild to moderate pain of inflammatory origin with or without fever; they would only work for a few hours and then the headache would be back worse than even before. Desperate, she went to see a specialist who did blood tests and even a brain scan. All the tests were negative but the headache persisted, making her unable to concentrate at work and sleeping very poorly. She went back to her doctor who decided to examine her scalp and under the beautiful weave he found worms!


The worms were burrowing into her skull and after sending the samples to the lab they found that the hair had eggs from which the worms had Irene had to shave after this ordeal and took antibiotics for two weeks. Elsewhere, 16-year-old girl from Buruburu, a Nairobi surburb, also suffered the same fate but unfortunately for her she died. Cobweb eggs were found in her hair after she died.


There was a profound cobweb design in her weaved hair. She dropped dead after constant headaches.
The root cause? The weave had unnoticed spider eggs. The warmth produced after weaving provided a very conducive environment for the eggs to hatch. A spider grew in her scalp and bit her. The poison found its way to her blood. She could not survive the attack.

http://trendysturvs.blogspot.com/2013/10/weaves-alert-worm-infested-hair-from.html

Ray Daniels Okeugo Is Dead (Nollywood Actor)


An actor in the Nollywood film industry has died after a brief illness.

Ray Daniels Okeugo died on the evening of Friday the 25th of October 2013, in Lagos, Nigeria a the age of 33.

Okeugo used to act in many soap operas and home videos before taking into photography. His burial arrangement is being planned by Lagos state chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) led by Victor Osuagu.

Below is a statement by Invisible Borders Trans-African Photographers Organisation:

Ray Daniels Okeugo
1980 – 2013

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing on of our friend, brother and member

Jonathan Places Oduah On ‘Tactical Suspension’



President Goodluck Jonathan may have placed the embattled Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, on “tactical suspension,” findings by The PUNCH have revealed.

A reliable Presidency source said Jonathan decided on the “tactical suspension,” hours before the signing of the Bilateral Air Service Agreement between Nigeria and Israel on Monday.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Mr. George Ossi, had on October 24 told the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation that Oduah led a Nigerian delegation to Israel to sign the BASA.

The House committee is probing the purchase of two bulletproof cars at a whopping N255m price by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for the minister.

Checkout Fifa’s World Player Of The Year Shortlist


All the players nominated for the 2013 award, given annually by FIFA to the player considered to have performed the best in the previous year, currently ply their trades in Europe. Treble-winning Bayern Munich were rewarded for their record-breaking feat last season with six players- Franck Ribery, Philipp Lahm, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, Arjen Robben and Bastian Schweinsteiger- listed. Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, who stood out for Tottenham Hotspur last season, and teammate Cristiano Ronaldo- World’s Best Player in 2008- were among the players from the Spanish La Liga. Lionel Messi, who has won the award in the past four years, alongside three other Barcelona players- Xavi, Andres Iniesta and summer signing Neymar- are among the candidates. Paris Saint-Germain trio Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and Thiago Silva also made the cut. The other Premier League players also vying for a place in the final three are: Manchester United’s Robin van Persie, Liverpool’s Suarez, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. Retired Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson headlines the Coach of the Year shortlist, which also has former Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes and Napoli manager Rafael Benitez. Ballon d’Or shortlist:Gareth Bale (Real Madrid/Wales), Edinson Cavani (Paris St Germain/Uruguay), Radamel Falcao (Monaco/Colombia), Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Belgium), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain/Sweden), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona/Spain), Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich/Germany), Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund/Poland), Lionel Messi (Barcelona/Argentina), Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich/Germany), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich/Germany), Neymar (Barcelona/Brazil), Mesut Ozil (Arsenal/Germany), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus/Italy), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/France), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich/Netherlands), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/Portugal), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich/Germany), Luis Suarez (Liverpool/Uruguay), Thiago Silva (Paris St Germain/Brazil), Yaya Toure (Manchester City/Ivory Coast), Robin van Persie (Manchester United/Netherlands), Xavi (Barcelona/Spain). Coach of the year shortlist:Carlo Ancelotti (Real Madrid/ex-Paris St Germain), Rafael Benitez (Napoli/ex-Chelsea), Antonio Conte (Juventus), Vicente Del Bosque (Spain), Sir Alex Ferguson (ex-Manchester United), Jupp Heynckes (ex-Bayern Munich), Jurgen Klopp (Borussia Dortmund), Jose Mourinho (Chelsea/ex-Real Madrid), Luiz Felipe Scolari (Brazil), Arsene Wenger (Arsenal).

OJB finally discharged from hospital In India. SEE PHOTOS



OJB has been discharged from a hospital in India after a successful kidney transplant. The ace music producer sent out a release thanking everyone and said he will be home soon. Find it below. Dear fellow Nigerians, Greetings from far away India! I am sure this note from me will catch you with a little surprise. I have been reading a lot of news about me being published on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and different blogs by my good friends. I thought I must take out a quick moment and let you know that I am officially discharged today from the hospital, after a successful Kidney Transplantation Surgery, by God’s Grace. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all Nigerians for your prayers and good wishes, without which all this would not have been possible. I also take this opportunity to thank my friends, fans and family for all the love, prayers and good wishes for a Speedy Recovery!! Be home with you soon……. Thank you once again sincerely, Your very own OJB Jezreel.

Nigerians Should Expect Solar Eclipse On Sunday



The Director General, National Space Research and Development Agency, Dr. Seidu Mohammed, claims that on Sunday Nigerians will witness a partial or even total solar eclipse. Mohammed made this known at the briefing in Abuja. He urged Nigerians not to panic over the course of the eclipse. According to his words, the eclipse will be seen across the country and in the West African sub-region. “Different cultures have different reactions to them. There is no course for alarm."- he stated. Mohammed assures people that they don't need to worry about GSM operation - it will continue to work. Other things, as he said, will also be normal. “Cities by cities will be reported in Nigeria, where the eclipse will be; partial eclipse or total eclipse. People should continue with their normal business. Because of partial rays, people should use their sun glasses.”

Angry Ronaldo blasts FIFA president for making Jokes about him



Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has responded angrily to a video of FIFA president Sepp Blatter imitating him and describing him as a “commander on the field.” Speaking at an event at Oxford University last week, Blatter said he preferred four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi to Ronaldo, who he claimed spends more money on his hairstyle than the Argentine. Ronaldo has finished second to Messi in three of the last four years in the voting for the Ballon d’Or, although the Portuguese did win the award whilst still at Manchester United in 2008. And both men were once again selected in the shortlist of 23 for this year’s award which was released on Tuesday. “This video shows clearly the respect and consideration that FIFA has for me, for my club and my country,” Ronaldo said on his official Facebook page. “Much is explained now. I wish Mr. Blatter health and a long life, with the certainty that he will continue to witness, as he deserves, the successes of his favourite teams and players.” The comments also enraged Ronaldo’s club and country as both Real Madrid and the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) sent letters to FIFA to complain about Blatter’s conduct. However, in a reply to Madrid, published on the club’s website, Blatter defended his

News: A 14year Old Boy, rapes nine-year-old girl to death in lagos


The police in Lagos State have commenced investigation into how a nine-year-old girl died, after sustaining injuries caused by alleged consistent rape. According to police authorities, the deceased was raped over five times, by a 14-year-old student, Onyi Adimabua, in the Ikorodu area of the state. The father of the deceased, Simeon Jigo, told reporters that Onyi is the son of the proprietor of the school his daughter attended. He said his daughter opened up about the rape when she started having medical problems. The 77-year-old man said his daughter died on October 3, 2013. He said, “Up until my daughter’s death, she was a pupil of Fulfilled Greenland School, Ikorodu, and she was in primary three. One day, she came home and started complaining of pains around her vagina, stomach area. We rushed her to Ikorodu General Hospital. “A doctor checked her and after conducting some tests on her, told us that my daughter had sustained medical complications due to forced sexual intercourse.

Pics: Tinubu's daughter crowned Iyaloja of Lagos

 


Bola Tinubu's first daughter, Folashade tinubu ojo has been crowned the new iyaloja of Lagos. She was also sworn in as the president of all market men and women in the state.

The coronation ceremony took place yesterday at the Oba Rilwan Akiolu's palace.




Janet Atayero Oluseye Is Dead (Nollywood Actress)

Tragic period of Nollywood celebrities deaths continues. The beautiful actress named Janet Atayero Oluseye, who used to be one of the prominent faces of Yoruba genre of Nollywood, has passed away.

Janet, who got married just a year ago, to Olalekan Oluseye, died at the age of 32 on Wednesday 23th of October, 2013.

The member of Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioner (ANTP), Ibadan chapter was with the Ojopagogo movie caucus in Ibadan until her death.

She was said to have complained of pains on her foot and couldn’t walk with it for months and subsequently her condition deteriorated even though she was treated in the hospital and with some spiritual measures.

However, Janet Atayero Oluseye didn’t survive and was buried in Lagos, the same day she died


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'sack Oduah And We Will Turn Our Back On You' - Igbos Tells Jonathan

An Igbo group, the Amalgamated Union of Northern Igbo’s, has threatened to turn its back
on President Goodluck Jonathan if he sacks the minister for aviation, Princess Stella
Oduah over the recent happenings in the aviation sector.
The minister was accused of purchasing two BMW bullet proof cars at the rate of N225
million.
The group which is an amalgam of various Igbo interest groups and unions spread across
the 19 northern states of Nigeria said there is a driving force behind the attacks on Oduah.
Addressing a press conference in Kaduna, President of the group, Mazi Chima Amadi said the
attention of group has been drawn to the deliberate, calculated and sustained campaigns
against the minister and called on the President to be careful with the way he handles the
issue.

128 Killed In Yobe Boko-Haram Attack

GORE gory details of last week’s Boko Haram attacks on Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, emerged yesterday. No fewer than 128 people were killed, it was learnt.

Military and hospital reports indicated to Associated Press (AP) that 23 soldiers, eight policemen and 95 insurgents were killed in the five-hour long battle between the Islamic extremists and troops.

There has been no specific figure given by the military on the casualty , but the latest findings showed that the militants had a strong hand and caught troops by surprise.

The attack came after a lull and almost six months after the federal government imposed a state of emergency in Yobe along with Borno and Adamawa states.

Reporters saw that the extremists set ablaze four police command posts and an army barracks where they looted vehicles and weapons.

Govt Ministries, Others To Fund Patience Jonathan’s Mother Funeral

SaharaReporters has learnt that several Federal Government ministries, state governments, and government agencies are throwing large sums of public funds into funding the burial of Charity Fynetaco Kalada Oba, the foster mother of Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Mrs. Oba, who died in a ghastly automobile accident in July, is scheduled for burial this week in Okrika, Rivers State. Her lavish funeral rites, which will last three days, will start on Thursday, October 31.

Several sources, including one at the Presidency, disclosed that numerous federal ministers and state governors had contributed huge amounts of public funds to the First Lady for her mother’s funeral. “It’s because of the funeral that the First Lady did not join Mr. President in his trip to Israel.

SSS ‘Informant’ Defrauds Job Seekers Of N3.5m

A self-proclaimed informant for the Directorate of State Security, Okon Ntiedo, has been arrested for swindling over 50 unemployed persons from Cross River and Akwa Ibom states of N3.5m, under the guise of securing federal appointments for them.

The 27-year-old suspect, who was arrested on Thursday at a drinking spot in the Afokang area of Calabar South, is currently being detained at the Mbukpa Police Station in Calabar.

Ntiedo had allegedly promised to secure employment for the victims at the Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Nigeria Prisons Service and other federal parastatals.

He was said to have collected between N100, 000 and N250, 000 from the victims under the pretence that it would be used to process their forms and lobby officials in the Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The illuminati?: Mysterious Figures at Bayern Munich

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Eleven men dressed in identical black robes were present in the stands to the surprise of bewildered fans at the Allianz Arena. A group of mysterious figures caused a stir in the crowd at Bayern Munich’s clash with Hertha Berlin at the Allianz Arena on Saturday. The 11 unknown men, each dressed in black robes and sat in a line, were spotted making strange synchronised gestures during the league match, which Bayern won 3-2. Situated six rows from the pitch just beside the halfway line in the stand opposite the broadcasting gantry, the group was also seen by TV viewers all across the

Jim Iyke Allegedly Impregnates Top Lagos Business Man’s Daughter, Mr. Alofinaka

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jim iykeJim Iyke Allegedly Impregnates Top Lagos Business Man’s Daughter, Mr. Alofinaka A top busines lagos based man’s daughter has finally open up to her father, Mr. Alofinaka, that James Ikechukwu esomugha popularly called “jim iyke” is responsible for her pregnancy. The mass communication girl, nancy alofinaka, from university of calabar also explain how jim collected close to 2million in the disguise to renovate his house in lagos. Nadia buari in an interview, told news men yesterday that, the girl was paid to tarnish james ike’s reputation.

Kanye West planning extravagant nuptials with a fighter jets next summer


Extravagant planning: Kanye West, pictured in Las Vegas on Saturday, plans fighter jets at next summer's wedding to to Kim Kardashian
Extravagant planning: Kanye West, pictured in Las Vegas on Saturday, plans fighter jets at next summer's wedding to to Kim Kardashian


 

It had initially been reported that Kim Kardashian was hoping for a more low key ceremony when she ties the knot for the third time.
But Kanye West doesn't have a reputation of doing things by halves.
In an interview with Power 106's morning radio show Big Boy's Neighbourhood on Monday, the 36-year-old rapper hinted at an extravagant wedding to take place next summer. 

'Two words: "fighter jets",' said Kanye when asked for a hint about the nuptials, while already repeatedly referring to Kim as his 'wife.'
Kanye's comments will come as no surprise following his over-the-top proposal at the AT & T baseball Park in San Francisco on Kim's birthday.
'I was nervous a little bit,' Kanye admitted in the interview as reported by E! 'But more about everything being on cue.'

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray released from prison




Late Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, who was sentenced to four years in prison for involuntary manslaughter for causing the death of Michael Jackson with an overdose of the anesthetic Propofol, has been released from prison.

According to reports Conrad Murray was released from the LA county jail at 12:01 am Monday morning October 28. Murray, who's medical license has been revoked, plans to apply to have his license reinstated.

Mysterious figures at Chelsea Stamford Bridge



Goal.com reports that the hooded men, who had mysterious circles on their chest, were seen making curious synchronised movements at irregular intervals during Chelsea's 2-1 win, while they also stood in unison at random moments.
Situated three rows back from the corner flag at the Shed End, the gang could be clearly seen on TV cameras beaming pictures of the crunch fixture all across the world.
One Chelsea fan sat close to the mysterious guests was Robin Taylor, who said afterwards that he was slightly perturbed by their presence.

Body of Missing Minnesota Woman Found in Shallow Grave

Body of Missing Minnesota Woman Found in Shallow Grave


A Minnesota woman who was reported missing six months ago was likely killed by a single gunshot wound to the head before she was buried in a shallow grave, police said.
The remains of Mandy Matula, 24, were found Saturday afternoon by a hiker at Mississippi River Park in Stearns County, Minnesota.
According to police in Eden Prairie, Minn., the remains were wrapped in a blanket along with several personal effects, including Matula's high school class ring and a University of Minnesota Duluth Fastpitch Softball pullover embroidered with the number 14.
Matula was reported missing the evening of May 1. She was last seen with her ex-boyfriend, David Marshall Roe, who police have named a person of interest in the case.

Another plane crash averted in Abuja


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Another air disaster was averted at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja on Monday as a Med-View Airlines aircraft from Lagos suddenly took to the air again at the point of landing in Abuja.
The pilot told the passengers that he took to the air again to avoid a collision with another aircraft on the tarmac.
The airline Flight VL2104 took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at noon and was scheduled to land in Abuja at about 1.05pm.
The pilot had already announced final descent into Abuja and asked all passengers and cabin crew to fasten their seat belts but the pilot suddenly took off to the air again with barely 30 seconds to touch ground.
The plane had 150 passengers on board. A correspondent of The PUNCH was one of the passengers.
After about three minutes of gaining altitude, the pilot announced that he decided to take off again to avoid colliding with an aircraft that was on ground.

Photos: 8ft 3in World's tallest Man Marries 5ft 8in Woman!

 



The World's tallest man Sultan Kosen poses with his fiancee Merve Dibo during their henna night, the ceremony held one day before the wedding
 
The world’s tallest man, 8ft 3in Sultan Kosen despaired of finding a soulmate who would prove a perfect fit. So the gentle giant says it’s nothing short of a miracle that he has met his love match in Merve Dibo. And despite a height difference of 2ft 7in, Mr Kosen, 30, celebrated the biggest day of his life yesterday – tying the knot with his 20-year-old bride in his native Turkey. Wow! What a combo. The guy tall sha.  Ladies can you get married to such a tall guy? More pictures after the break ...

Photos: Mercy Johnson Dragged In The Mud On Set Of Movie




The actress did this on the set of her new movie. Things we do for money. Can you do this for any amount of money? Another photo when you continue

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