Month: June 2012

MUSIC: MS. CHIEF FEATURES YEMI ALADE, KEL&ZARA GRETTI IN ‘WANTIN’ REMIX

After the success of her first official single WANTIN' and other impressive musical hits like her 'Like Friday' which features the late Da Grin and 'That Girl' with superstar 'Wizkid', Fast rising sensational, Ms Chief is back with another hit and this time is the remix to her first single and she features "YEMI ALADE, KEL & ZARA GRETTI". Currently managed by Beatbuxx360 Entertainment which also handles other great rappers such as Ace ThaEmcee, Jberg& XII Gage. Download and Enjoy! Download + Stream:...

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CHEZRANTI; BESPOKE SPA AND BEAUTY CENTRE BERTHS IN OGBA, LAGOS

Ladies who are extremely passionate about their look and would do anything to get a first-class hair and beauty treatment should look no further, ChezRanti, a new luxurious and well-appointed spa and beauty salon berths in Lagos. Situated at Plot 345, Odusami street off Wempco Road beside AY hotel, Ogba, Lagos, the classy spa run by Ranti George, a Canada-trained beautician is decked with state-of-the-art facilities and it offers virtually everything ladies and men might need as far as hair, nails or beauty in general is concerned. Their services include pedicure, manicure, waxing, hairdo, haircut, massage, body treatment, aromathery massage, acrylics, crystal nails, gel and many more.  ChezRanti is a trail blazer, offering deluxe services and creating a stand-out impression in beauty treatments and services in the...

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SUPERMOM EPISODE 4 FEATURES KENNY OGUNGBE&FEMI ADEBAYO’S MUMS

Featured in the fourth episode of the Supermom reality show (celebrity edition) which will be beamed across some TV stations this week are the mums of ace TV/radio personality;Kenny Ogungbe and popular Yoruba actor Femi Adebayo. Let's hear from them.PRESS RELEASECourage isn't necessarily the absence of fear. For most mothers, it is the ability to take up huge responsibilities and still smile through it all. This week's Celebrity Edition of 'Supermom' honors such bravery as it features the mothers of two of Nigeria's finest; a contemporary gospel artiste, Kenny Saint Best, formally known as Kenny Saint Brown and Femi Adebayo, an actor, film producer and lawyer.Both celebrities let viewers of the very popular show in on some very hidden facts about their lives and childhood through the best means possible; their mothers; Otunba N.O. Ogungbe and Alhaja Risikat Ajide Adebayo who tell it all and tell it well. Marriage, according to the matriarch of the Ogungbe family, wasn't so bad. She had a loving husband who passed on in 1987 when five of her seven children were in the university – two abroad and three in Nigeria.Even with a working husband, she had to work four jobs to support the family. According to her emotional story, "I would wake up by 4am to get to Ago-Iwoye (Ogun State) to drop or deliver fish there and then, return home to...

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CAMEROON STRIKER SAMUEL ETO’O RISKS JAIL TERM OVER ALLEGED TAX EVASION

Court charges have been opened against Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o after a Spanish public prosecutor accused him of conspiring to evade €3.5m in taxes owed on income from his image rights when he played in Barcelona between 2006-2009. The three-time African footballer of the year who presently plays for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala, is accused of four tax offences, each punishable with up to five years in prison and a fine of €21m. The Prosecutor stated that the former Barcelona player allegedly created companies in Hungary and Spain, and used them to channel income obtained from ceding his image rights to Barca and Puma; deduct personal expenses, such as payments for his mortgages, furniture and expenses related to his luxury. Eto'o and his club are yet to respond to the allegations. Source:...

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SPANISH INTERNATIONAL JORDI ALBA SIGNS 5-YEAR DEAL WITH BARCELONA

Catalan club, Barcelona has confirmed the transfer of spanish defender Jordi Alba from Valencia. The former Barcelona youth player penned a five-year deal after passing a medical exam on Thursday. Speaking on the transfer, the 23 year-old who also doubles as a winger stated, "I knew the negotiations were well-advanced. I am happy to return home. It has been a double satisfaction for me: qualifying for the Euro final with Spain and now the confirmation of my transfer to Barça." Barcelona paid Valencia £14m for the Spanish international. Photocredit:...

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21-YEAR OLD NIGERIAN EMERGES UK’S NO 1 BEST BLACK STUDENT

21 year old Nigerian Chibundu Onuzo recently added to her growing list of plaudits when she was voted the UK's No.1 Best Black student of 2012.  This was decided by a panel of leading black Britons at a glittering ceremony at the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 7th June 2012, in front of an invited audience of MPs, senior business heads, family members, friends and press. The award was given by Rare Rising Stars. By winning the award, she also became the first woman to come out tops in the list of the U.K.'s Best Black Students. She became a focus of attention two years ago after signing a two novel deal with U.K. publishing heavy weight, Faber & Faber which has published books by 12 Nobel Laureates and 6 Man Booker prizewinners.  By virtue of the deal, she became the prestigious publisher's youngest ever female author and she was featured on CNN during Nigeria's 50th year of independence.  Onuzo who has been writing since she was 10 just published her book, "The Spider King's Daughter", which was longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novelists alongside a Booker prize-nominated Oxford professor. She grew up reading classics like Jane Eyre and David Copperfield and those of Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Yipeee! Africans in diaspora are still hoisting the country's...

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HOUSEHOLD OF GOD RELEASES PRESS STATEMENT ON PASTOR CHRIS OKOTIE’S SEPERATION

Mixed reactions have continued to trail the break up of Household of God founder, Pastor Chris Okotie's four year-old marriage to Stephanie Henshaw. However, the church's spokesperson, Mr. Ladi Ayodeji has released a statement on this brewing issue. "The Pastor of our Church, the Household of God, Oregun, Lagos, Rev Chris Okotie announced his separation from Stephanie his wife of four years, at the end of last Sunday`s service. Both parties arrived at this decision after careful review of the prevailing circumstances which pointed to the fact that it is the best option for them at this time. They also agreed not to divulge details of this incident for personal reasons. Rev Okotie thanks concerned friends and well-wishers and asked for understanding. He also expressed the hope that their decision would be respected as no further details would be given on this issue.". He concluded! Unconfirmed reports state that the Pastor would marry his third wife by December. Source:...

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GLO NAIJA SINGS WINNER ‘CHRISTIAN DEBUTS WITH TWO SINGLES.

In a gallant move to leverage on his success, Christian Doherty, the young, talented dude who won the 2011 edition of M-Net Glo Naija Sings has released two new singles. With his debut singles titled 'Dem Go Know Me' featuring Tekno and 'Sunmomi Dada', the 36 year-old singer who's also known as CeeDee hopes to serenade his fans and listeners in general with his music. The lead single 'Dem Go Know' is produced by the talented 'Pro Kasy' and is laden with racy vocals and a head-bumping production makes this track a blazing one alongside 'Sunmomi Dada'. Enjoy! DOWNLOAD + STREAM Dem Go Know featuring Tekno: http://www.hulkshare.com/dl/je6r1kw4esxs/01%2520Dem%2520Go%2520Know%2520me%2520Ft%2520Tekno.mp3?d=1?d=1 Sunmomi Dada:...

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CHRIS BROWN AND DRAKE OFFERED $1 MILLION TO FIGHT IN BOXING RING

The difference is money will be involved this time around. Another interesting angle is the organizer wants Rihanna to be the ring lady! How funny! And who suggested this? Damon Feldman a Boxing promoter deemed it necessary to organize a rematch after the duo engaged in fisticuffs on June 15 at Manhattan's W.i.P. nighclub over Rihanna, whom they dated. A certain billionaire named Alki David would pay each 'celebrity fighter' $1 million and would donate an additional $1 million to charity. The fight would be held either in Las Vegas or Los Angeles on August 25. Though it is very unlikely the fight will ever happen but 50 Cent already knows the winner. He told MTV News Chris Brown would be slipping and moving "I don't see Drake doing that. Chris be havin' his shirt off. He got one of them MMA fighter...

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EXQUISITE PAPARRANO PRESENTS 2012 SUMMER BONANZA

Exquisite Paparrano has announced its special Summer Bonanza for events in Nigeria. The bonanza will run from June 10, to September 31, 2012 and will give existing and new customers access to an exciting bouquet of premium décor and design services in the most cost-effective packages. According to Creative Director, Yemi Olowu, “Exquisite Paparrano was set up to provide exclusively designed décor service from floral arrangements to all the exquisite styling your event needs, therefore enabling your theme to match perfectly throughout your big day. It’s about creating an experience that’s thoughtful but still exclusively yours.”   The company emphasizes fine detailing, and a close contact with event organizer from start to finish. “We have an understanding of contemporary and traditional décor, having the ability to provide astounding detailed décor designs. We will be working closely with you and getting a feel of what you wish to achieve. Our expertise and designs will be tailored to deliver exactly what you want and give you a Majestic and Fairy Tale day.” For this special summer package, event planners and celebrants will get to pay N195, 000 for the company’s Silver Package instead of N450, 000. The services include: Chair Covers and Tieback Centre Pieces Wall Draping and Fairy Lightings Backdrop and Lightings Table Covers Stage Setup Exquisite Aisle Bridal Sofa Cake Table Décor Paper Lanterns (optional) High table Setting Décor for...

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22-YEAR OLD NIGERIAN CREATES OUTSTANDING RECORD IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

He's a genius! Emmanuel Ohuabunwa, a 22-year-old Nigerian recently created an outstanding academic record at John Hopkins University, United States of America after he made a Grade Point Average of 3.98 out of 4.0 in a degree in Neurosciences. By virtue of this award, he has won a scholarship to Yale University to pursue a degree in medicine and has been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Society, a prestigious honour group that features membership of 17 US Presidents, 37 US Supreme Court Justices, and 136 Nobel Prize winners.In an online interview with PUNCH correspondent, the Abia State native who left the Nigerian shores at 13 narrated his ordeal in the hands of racists, "I went to Fondren Middle School, which was in the middle of the ghetto. That was one of the darkest years for me because I encountered a lot of peer pressure. Some of the students, ignorant about Africa, bullied me and called me names such as 'African booty scratcher' because to them, Africans were dirty and scratched their butts all the time. Some asked me if I lived in mud huts and ate faeces for breakfast. I remember one day, when I was walking to the school bus, a boy came from behind and punched me in the face, called me an African and walked away. It took everything in me not to retaliate. I knew...

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ARSENAL SIGNS FRENCH STRIKER OLIVIER GIROUD

Arsenal Football club has announced the signing of France international Olivier Giroud. "We are delighted to have secured the signing of Olivier Giroud. He has a very good physical presence and is exceptional in the air, with a great work ethic. We are excited about Olivier joining us and he will add an additional dimension to our attacking options next season. We all look forward to Olivier joining us and seeing him play in an Arsenal shirt." Arsenal's Arsene Wenger announced. The 25 year-old whose contract commences on July 1also expressed some excitement. "I am delighted to be here at Arsenal and to be part of one of the great teams in English football. It's a huge satisfaction to join this great club and it's been a dream since I was young to play in the Premier League. I hope to achieve great things here. I'm very proud to be a Gunner and I will give my best for all the Arsenal fans." Source: Arsenal...

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YEMI ALADE PRESENTS GHEN GHEN LOVE

Beautiful and sensational songstress, Yemi Alade is back with a brand new single, titled "Ghen Ghen Love" from the stables of Effyzzie Music Group. The sultry rising star rose to fame after winning the maiden edition of The Peak Talent Show in 2009, she followed up with a super single "Fi Mi Le" featuring eLDee in 2010. In Ghen Ghen Love produced by prolific producer OJB Jezreel, Yemi Alade professes her love for her leading man with some excellent songwriting prowess, catchy and infectious wordplay, an enjoyably memorable hook and that trademark mesmerising voice of hers. LISTEN &DOWNLOAD "GHEN GHEN LOVE": http://hu.lk/hlsbc5rhshz4 DOWNLOAD "GHEN GHEN LOVE" DIRECTLY TO YOUR MOBILE:...

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COURT RESTRAINS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FROM RENAMING UNILAG

The last has certainly not been heard of the 'war' between the University of Lagos (Unilag) students, alumni, Nigerians in general and the presidency over the renaming of the school after late politician MKO Abiola. However, Justice Stephen Adah of a federal high court in Lagos, today granted a temporary order restraining the Federal Government from renaming the University of Lagos. Further hearing of the case has been adjourned till July...

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MUSIC: FEMI GUIT, ‘DANCE FOR ME’

After the success of two great singles, Iro and "DohDohDoh, produced by Cohbams Asoquo and Directed (video) by Gini , Femi Guit has returned to the music hub with another classic, Dance For Me. The Tu-Sure Entertainment's fast rising star delivers the new danceable track with quality rhymes and 'sing-along' phrases which will steer you to dance anywhere it is being played. DOWNLOAD Link:...

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“I DON’T KNOW WHY IT TOOK KANYE WEST AND I SO LONG….”- KIM KARDASHIAN

TV reality star and model Kim Kardashian during a recent interview on Oprah Winfrey's "Oprah's Next Chapter' revealed so much about her relationship with rapper, Kanye West. "We met almost a decade ago,' Kim said of Kanye. We've known each other for a very long time. We've been friends for six or seven years. I don't know why it took us so long to get together. I think we've always had an attraction to each other but we've always been in other relationships or it wasn't the right timing. And one day it just happened. It took me by surprise. But is her relationship a sort of publicity stunt, 'It's your heart you're playing with. I couldn't sacrifice my heart for a publicity stunt,' Kim defended. 'But I think having him in my life right now, in this way, says so much about us,' she added. On why she's moving in with Kanye West, Kim admits it's all rumour. She wants a happy ending, whether with Kanye or not 'I want babies; I want my forever; I want my fairytale. And I believe you can have what you...

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FAST RISING ARTISTE, EDDIEKIM DROPS TWO SINGLES

To follow up on his growing acceptance, Adediran Adedolapo also known as Eddiekim has released two brand new singles; 'Finger my brain' and Oba Ara feat Haba G. The Nigerian Afro hip-hop artiste who has worked with artistes like 9ice, JJC, Tony Tetuila, Jaywon, Femi Adeyinka, Olu Maintain, Dencia to mention a few is signed to NXTBeat Records. His single and video GBAGAUN shot by ace cinematographer DJ Tee has been enjoying massive airplay and viewing. Eddiekim who was recently nominated at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) for the MOST PROMISING ACT TO WATCH category is at present on his "UK EXPERIENCE TOUR" with slated performances in Manchester, Kent, Luton and of course London this June/July 2012. Download the two singles Finger my brain http://hu.lk/1zb2tc58f1r0 Oba Ara feat Haba G...

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