Month: April 2016

Tiwa Savage’s PR machine failed woefully – Charles Novia

Nollywood film maker and actor, Charles Novia has joined the growing list of celebrities who are offering their two cents on Tiwa Savage’s interview with Pulse Nigeria. The film critic thinks having the embattled singer dress casually, with a scarf tied round her head just to elicit sympathy watered down her brand. Read his opinion below “I watched the video interview of Tiwa Savage. And I have a few thoughts on it. Seems to me that the basic idea, coming from a PR perspective, was to pull a fast Olivia Pope ish on the scandal which broke a few...

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Should We Put GEJ On Trial?

Article written by Tony Ogunlowo There are those out there who want ex- President Jonathan Goodluck put on trial for his mismanagement of the country when he was President. Whilst I’m not a big fan of his I don’t think this is a good idea. Traditionally, ex-Presidents in Nigeria, corrupt, dictatorial or inept, have enjoyed immunity from persecution. It’s an unwritten rule. Nobody is considered ‘big’ enough to try them! The only exception to this rule has been when past military dictators have removed each other from office and dealt with themselves in true military fashion – either a...

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“I don’t care if I ever get married again” Tiwa Savage Breaks Silence

Singer, Tiwa Savage has finally lifted the lid on her marital crisis with estranged husband, Tunji Balogun. The Mother of one who broke down in tears during the exclusive interview with Pulse Nigeria vehemently denied claims that she cheated on her (ex) partner with some Mavin Records stars. She revealed that Tee Billz lives an expensive, and unaffordable lifestyle which has embarrassed her several times adding that the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) and his debtors are after him over his alleged N45m debt. “For the past 2 months me and TJ have not been together. I will say for...

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Neymar buys $9.1 million jet

Two months after the Brazilian Federal Justice ordered the blocking of his accounts and assets, over tax evasion allegations,  Barcelona superstar, Neymar has purchased a business jet,  The purchase was reportedly made through a mortgage signed with the company Bir Participacoes. The Cessna 680 plane is valued at $9.1...

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Rumour: Harry Redknapp to be appointed Super Eagles coach

The debate about hiring a foreign coach for the Super Eagles has been going on for a while and and in a surprising turn, former Tottenham FC manager, Harry Redknapp has been linked to the job. According to reports, talks are already  in advanced stage and he is expected to put pen to paper n a matter of few days. Recall that last national team manager, Sunday Olishe resigned in February 2016 after eight months in...

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Dele Alli gets 3-match ban

Tottenham’s Dele Alli has been handed a 3-match ban for violent conduct on Monday night’s 1-1 draw with West Brom at White Hart Lane. The English midfielder was filmed hitting West Bromwich Albion midfielder Claudio Yacob  in the 26th minute of the game.  The PFA Young Player Of The Year will now miss the rest of the season –  Monday’s game against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and the next two matches against Southampton and Newcastle...

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Banky W and Peter Okoye stopped Tiwa Savage ‘s husband from committing suicide today.

There’s a new development in the Tee Billz- Tiwa saga. But for the intervention of artistes, Banky W and Peter ‘Psquare’ Okoye, Tiwa Savage’s husband, Tee Billz would have ended his life today, an eye witness has confirmed.  After pouring out his heart on instagram, the thoroughly depressed man reportedly headed to the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge to commit suicide (he hinted at this in one of his posts.) // An eye witness identified as Chukwuma Ani confirmed the story. He said , ‘Around past 9 this morning while driving on the Lekki-Ikoyi toll bridge, a car hit me from behind. I came out...

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“I lost my best friend, I lost control”- Amaka Igwe’s daughter pays tribute to her

To God who made me I don’t know how it’s two years today. Mummy, you’re still not back? I’m sure my memory will ease me back to a semblance of normalcy, but it won’t ever get there. I relive every hour. From midnight, or just before, from nine pm on the 27th when we had that three-hour call that ended with deathbed type words and prophecies and affirmations from you that I thought nothing of… …to 8am, when we started our average of 5-8 daily calls (sometimes email) procedure. That three-hour call was our farewell song. I just didn’t...

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Olajumoke Orisaguna gifts 40 bread hawkers

Olajumoke Orisaguna needs no introduction, she’s the lady whose grass to grace story shook the world. Few weeks ago, she reportedly doled out cash, N5,000 to 40 bread hawkers at the Liberty Bakery where she used to work.  // In an interview with Encomium Magazine, he mother of two who just recently moved into her luxury apartment at Surulere said she’s enjoying her new home. // “My morning routine is to pray, cook, clean, wake up the children, then have them all eat together as a family.” She...

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Trouble brewing in Tiwa Savage’s marriage, husband makes shocking revelations

All is not well in singer, Tiwa savage and husband, Tunji Balogun’s paradise. Tunji took to his instagram page to make some really shocking revelations which clearly show that the couple are going through rough some patches. Read his account below. ” I met you with 100% insecurity. I remember when Wale called me about a girl that’s got talent and u told him I wasn’t interested! Please just take care of JamJam. I sacrificed my life for you and put in work and my money to your success. You are Tiwa Savage the super star now right. You will never...

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Just like that? Davido doles out cash to fan for saying ‘God Bless You’.

We know celebs love giving back but this gesture is on another level. So a fan of the singer took to her Instagram page to share how the singer rewarded her with some wads of cash just for saying a simple prayer for him.  “Oh well… All because I told @davidoofficial ‘God bless him’ he decided to dash me 50k he is not using. God bless Davido.” The lucky fan wrote.  Please Davido, can i do a blog post on how God will bless...

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Antonio Conte to Chelsea is disgusting – Maradona

 Football legend, Diego Maradona has faulted Antonio Conte’s decision to sign a contract with Chelsea while still working as Italy coach. The Argentine described the move as shameful and disgusting. In an interview with Italian broadcaster Piuenne, the former Racing Club manager said :  “This story about Conte is shameful. He’s the coach of the Italian national team, which carries incredible prestige in the world, and it’s disgusting that he’s gone and signed a contract with Chelsea. It’s making so many coaches have to do nothing for a year and go without a club because there’s always the same old coaches moving...

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Diego Simeone handed three-game La Liga ban

Atletico Madrid coach, Diego Simeone has been handed a 3-game La Liga ban for allegedly instructing a ball boy to throw a ball on to the pitch to disrupt a Malaga attack during Atletico’s game on Saturday. The 45 year-old Argentine will not be at the dug-out for Atletico’s final three La Liga games of the season. Against Rayo Vallecano, Levante and Celta Vigo. He has 10 days to...

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Video: Champions League Twitter account trolls Lionel Messi

Will Lionel Messi be happy about this deliberate shade? Who knows, he might have raked in some cool cash from it or be laughing it off like some of us are doing at the moment. So, ahead of Real Madrid and Manchester City’s semi final clash tonight, Champions League’s official twitter handle posted a video which appeared to have poked fun at the Barcelona’s star who along with his team crashed out of the Champions League race weeks ago. In the 30-second footage, Champions League implied the World best footballer and some fans will munch some snacks while they watch the piece of the action between the Los Blancos and the English team tonight.  Barca lost the opportunity to defend their European crown and Messi was made the scapegoat for the loss.  Well, this might just be an advert for the confectionery...

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Best Goalkeepers Of 2015/2016: Vincent Enyeama makes World Top 10 List.

Vincent Enyeama keeps racking up achievements with ease! Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama has been rated 6th best goal keeper in Europe. The list which shockingly excluded the likes of David De Gea and Petr Cech was compiled by Swiss-based independent football study center. The skippers were ranked using indicators such as goals conceded per match, number of minutes per goal conceded, number of passes per match, number of saves per match, number of saves per goal conceded and percentage of saves.  Top 10 goalkeepers 1. Manuel Neuer – Bayern Munich 2. Jan Oblak – Atletico Madrid 3. Gianluigi Buffon – Juventus 4. Kevin...

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US varsity to honour Chimamanda Adichie

Come May 18, 2016, Award-winning Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie and 7 other distinguished achievers will be conferred with honorary degrees from America’s first research university, Johns Hopkins University,  Maryland. The prolific writer will receive the honour at the universitywide commencement ceremony taking place at Royal Farms Arena.  Other recipients include Richard Axel (Nobel Prize recipient), Susan Baker (Founder of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy), Ellen M. Heller, (The first woman appointed to be Maryland’s Administrative Circuit Court judge), Shelton Jackson (Spike) Lee (Acclaimed filmmaker), Judith Rodin (President, Rockefeller Foundation), Shale Stiller (Eminent Trial Attorney) and Laurie...

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Campioni: Juventus Win 5th Serie A Title

giants, Juventus have been crowned kings of Serie A again for the fifth consecutive season. They won the Scudetto after their closest rivals, Napoli lost to Romania yesterday. “My first and this season’s have been the greatest of all my Scudetto victories. This season has been crazy and unbelievable. This victory showed our strength both in terms of technique and character.” Elated Juve captain, Gianluigi Buffon...

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Enyeama named Ligue 1 best goalkeeper

Ex Nigeria international,  Vincent Enyeama, has been named the best goalkeeper in Ligue 1. The Lille skipper has made 79 saves and kept 14 clean sheets in 31 appearances for his club this season.  He took to his Instagram page to express his delight over the achievement: “From the depth of my heart,I want to say a very big thank you to God pour cette saison. “My wife,kids,brothers/sister(family).Un grands merci a tout mes co equipiers, coaches, staff medical and derigents de mon equipe. le president, directors, co-ordinators, everyone that worked round the clock to making me become a better...

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Photos: La Liga, LMC seal partnership pact in Nigeria

A delegation of the Spanish League, La Liga Board arrived Abuja, Nigeria today to seal a partnership pact with the League Management Company (LMC). The two Bodies signed a memorandum of understanding for a partnership that will cover exchange of knowledge, trainings  for Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Club Coaches and Administrators, La Liga and NPFL Clubs’ exchanges, marketing, commercial, promotional activities and Youth Development. Photo Credit:...

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