Month: July 2016

Amaju Pinnick defends absence at Keshi’s burial

NFF President, Amaju Pinnick has come in for harsh criticism for missing the funeral of the late Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi few days ago. Even though he attended the lying-in-state ceremony which preceded the burial, a lot of Nigerians expressed disappointment at his absence at the funeral service which took place at his home town, Illah, Delta State on Friday. Responding to criticisms on social media, Amaju said “It’s really sad the way we just use extreme languages. Right from the moment he passed, I have been actively involved greatly,”  “I followed the motorcade from the morgue...

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Get the best retail store experience at the Abibat Mogaji modern market, Oshodi!

For customers who relish the in-store purchase experience, just about everything is on sale at the Abibat Mogaji modern market. Popularly called Kairo market, the ultra modern market is located in the seat of the largest commercial hub in Lagos State, it has been dubbed a haven to buy your choice products at affordable prices. With a maze of shops heaving with sellers, You will be amazed at the sheer variety of merchandise being offered at the market. From fabrics, groceries to livestock and many more. POS, ATM machines, standby generator and CCTV camera are available at the...

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Photos : Stephen Keshi buried

The remains of former coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Stephen Keshi was interred at his home town of Illah in Delta State. The former player died  of a heart related ailment on June 8, 2016 in Benin State at the age of...

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Tiwa Savage Officially Signs On To Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Award-winning songstress, Tiwa Savage has officially signed on to Roc Nation; a full-service management, music publishing and entertainment company founded by ace rapper, Jay Z. The deal was confirmed on the company’s Twitter handle several minutes ago. Welcome @TiwaSavage to the #RocNation family! Watch “Bad”...

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Mikel denies donating $30,000 to Nigerian Olympic squad

Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi has rubbished reports which gained traction today that he gave $30,000 dollars to his teammates in the U-23 football team. The Chelsea player who was recently made captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics debunked the claim at the team’s camp at the Hyatt Place in Atlanta, USA. “I was first told of this unfortunate story by a friend who called me from Nigeria. I thought he was joking until he sent me the link. “I don’t know the source of this story which to me is all out to divide us as...

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Photos from Stephen Keshi’s funeral rites

The funeral rites for the late ex Super Eagles coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, began on Thursday in Benin City, Edo State. It started with a service at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church Benin, Edo State. Present were the deceased’s family members, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and many...

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Ghanaian actress, Selly Galley Stuns in Nigerian Yoruba Attire 

Award winning Ghanian actress and Tv host and producer Selorm Galley – Fiawoo, Popularly called Selly looked ravishing in this Nigerian Yoruba Indigo- dyed attire (Adire) and Aso Oke. The movie producer visited Nigeria for the City people awards and took time out for a Nigeria Inspired Photoshoot. Styling and Makeup by Taries Beauty Lounge,  Photography by Vision,  Beads by  Rochem  Iyaileke,  Outifit By...

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Dear Woman, It Is A Lie | By: Florence Ozor

Husbands Every woman should have a husband like Bill Clinton.  I do know about the sex scandal….Yes I do. I do not condone nor trivialise It……I do not stand in judgement of anyone, we are all genetically wired with flaws. It was with his scandal that I got to know how grievous it can be to everything else. In my young mind, it only bothered on trust and betrayal until I saw and read the reaction of Americans to a cheating president. I thought to myself….what a world! In Nigeria culturally till date it is not  an “issue”. What...

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RIO Olympics: NOC releases Zika virus prevention guidelines for Nigerians

Ahead of the Olympic Games which will hold from August 5 to 21 at the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The Nigeria Olympic Committee Medical and Scientific Commission have released guidelines on  Zika virus prevention for Nigerians who are attending the sporting event. Pregnant women have been advised not to travel to Brazil, while athletes, officials and other Nigerians in the country for the games should prevent mosquito bites by using insect repellent and protective clothing. • After the Games, all travellers should practice safer sex, including the correct and consistent use of condoms, or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks after their...

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The Path To Your E-Million Dollar Business

  Most fortunes are made online these days, predominantly in the fields of apps and games development and social media. Whilst everyone is not in the league – or have the resources – to develop the next Pokemon Go! Or Call of Duty games simple games have been developed by individuals that have gone on to be worldwide successes such as Angry Birds. A look around the Google or iTunes stores will show how many of these individual-created games are growing in popularity. Without a doubt to create a game you will need coding skills. These can either be learnt online, in colleges or if you’re unsure of yourself you can farm it out to the professionals. Coding skills or not you still need a blueprint for how your game will work. To do this requires the old-fashion technique of writing things down on a piece of paper. Your scribbling without any doubt will be about what the game is all about, how it’s played and the rules and regulations. Once done comes the task of translating it into computer code. If you can’t do it yourself then get a professional to do it. Uploading it to Google or iTunes apps store is easy – just follow the prompts. Marketing. Just like with any other business you need to advertise your new game or it will just sit there...

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FA has introduced fourth substitute for the 2016-17 FA Cup competition

As from next season, FA Cup teams will be allowed to use a fourth substitute during extra time, the Football Association have announced. The 4th substitution will only apply to teams playing in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and Wembley final. Clubs. Teams who have used their regular three substitutions in normal time would be able to make an additional replacement should the game go beyond 90 minutes. The scheme was employed in the 2016 Copa America competition which ended last month. ‘The Emirates FA Cup is renowned for its great history and tradition but, as the game’s governing body, it...

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Why Chelsea are the most hated team in the Premier League

Chelsea have been voted the most hated team in the Premier League.  We are least surprised. Let’s face it, Chelsea FC are hated. This fact isn’t subject to any form of debate. Ever wondered why people loathe the club so much? The reasons (my point of view) are two and are not far-fetched. From observation, most of their fans are aggressive and loud-mouthed. No apologies! Chelsea fans are ubiquitous. In a football viewing center consisting of 50 fans, 25 support The Blues, others root for Manchester United, Arsenal and the rest. 15 out of the 25 will shout you...

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RIO 2016 : Mikel Obi named captain of Team Nigeria

Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has been named captain of Team Nigeria for the forthcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro scheduled to hold from August 5 to 21. He will be assisted by table tennis star, Funke Oshonaike. The duo were chosen due to ‘their consistency, patriotism and dedication to national assignments.’ “Mikel is a young, patriotic footballer of international status and we believe he will be a role model to the upcoming athletes while Funke Oshonaike is experienced and is one of the oldest athletes in the team. We believe that their combined efforts will bring...

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Inside Lionel Messi’s new restaurant

To start with, Lionel Messi has a blonde new hairstyle….and the world keeps wondering what is going on in his life. To the main news. Remember the Lionel Messi restaurant, the Bellavista del Jardin del Norte i talked about here? It is now open for business. And we managed to get sneak peek pictures from theSun.co.uk...

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Are You The Next Football Superstar? Sign Up For The Turf Season Talent Hunt!

Registrations open as Turf Season begins search for Nigeria’s best youth football talent with the ultimate prize of a football contract in Europe at stake. Turf Season is searching for the best youth football talent in Nigeria to take to Europe. If you have skills or know someone who plays great football and deserves to win the grand prize of a football career opportunity in Europe, please click here to sign up now or visit www.turfseason.com for more details. Turf Season is a football reality TV project for promoting football talents. There is no doubt that Nigeria has a...

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Mercy Aigbe seals new endorsement deal

    …..becomes the first Nigerian celebrity to own an app  Fortune continues to smile on Mercy Aigbe Gentry as the wave-making actress and entrepreneur has been unveiled as the new face of Edalaf Brothers, an IT firm which provides integrated school management system softwares in Nigeria. The beautiful mother of two was unveiled today July 26, 2016. at Ibis Hotel, Toyin Street, Ikeja.  Biodun Falade, a co-founder of the firm noted that Mercy Aigbe Gentry was an ideal choice of ambassador for the company. “Mercy has done pretty well for herself in the entertainment industry, she is at the...

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Canadian High Commission Partners With Stephanie Linus To Empower The African Child

Award winning actor and film maker, Stephanie Linus, was a keynote speaker at the ‘African Child Campaign’ organized by the Canadian High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria last Thursday 21st July. She spoke alongside the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Perry John Calderwood under the theme “Empowering African girls to reach their full potential by delaying marriage and staying in school”. The two-part event included a the screening of Africa’s Best Overall Movie ‘DRY’ and a Press Conference where Mrs Linus and the Canadian High Commissioner highlighted the efforts they have been employing to enable African women and girls reach...

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Publisher of Bubbles releases 3rd Edition of INFLYT Magazine

After ten years of creating premium music and entertainment content, the publishers of Bubbles Magazine has taken a detour and reinvented it as INFLYT, a travel, tourism and lifestyle magazine given out at airports and other travel hubs. As the name might suggest, INFLYT is an in-flight magazine, provided for travelers across the Nigerian airspace. According to publisher Gokay Oludare, “We were at the forefront of shaping the Nigerian music industry with Bubbles at the start of the millennium. We celebrated and shone lights on many of the world famous music artistes in Nigeria while they were yet unknown...

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Man City’s new away kit is all shades of cool.

Mixed reactions have continued to trail Manchester City’s new away kit but i think it is cool. see what the club had to say about it on its website, mancity.com. Inspired by the iconic red and black striped away kit of the 1960s, both colours return to City’s change strip for the first time since the unforgettable 2011/12 title winning season. The 2016/17 instalment also includes a Manchester icon, with the yellow detailing referencing the worker bee, which has been synonymous with the City of Manchester since the Industrial Revolution and has featured on the city’s coat of arms...

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