Monday, September 24, 2018

Oluseyi Awojulugbe

    UNILAG SU president arrested as students resist school shutdown

UNILAG SU president arrested as students resist school shutdown

Following the protest by students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Mohammed Olaniyan, president of the University of Lagos student union, was arrested on Thursday by security operatives.The school management issued a directive that all students vacate the halls of residence before 10am on Friday.However, the students decided to disregard the directive with the student union locking the halls of [...]

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    Court grants Fiberesima N2m bail

Court grants Fiberesima N2m bail

The Lagos state division of the court of appeal has granted a N2m bail to Ibinabo Fiberesima, actress and former president of the actors guild of Nigeria (AGN).The 43-year-old actress was sentenced to five years imprisonment by Justice Deborah Olayemi for reckless driving, which led to the death of a hospital staff.In a two-one split judgement on Thursday, the court [...]

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    UNILAG students riot over water scarcity, blackout

UNILAG students riot over water scarcity, blackout

Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Thursday boycotted academic activities to protest against the blackout and water scarcity that have plagued the university for few weeks.The students took to the streets and shut the gates of the school to demand solution to the lack of basic social amenities on the campus.According to The Press Club, University of Lagos, [...]

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    Alibaba, MI…No escape for celebs as fuel scarcity bites

Alibaba, MI…No escape for celebs as fuel scarcity bites

Nigerian celebrities are certainly feeling the heat of the fuel scarcity, and a number of them have taken to social media to voice their opinion on the matter.Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known as Alibaba, was the first to share his opinion on the issue.“#WhatWillMakeMyWeekAwesome if federal government makes thursday and friday public holiday... So people can go queue to get [...]

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    If you had any doubts…Lynxx is officially born-again!

If you had any doubts…Lynxx is officially born-again!

Instagram has brought attention to the newly adopted faith of Lynxx, Nigerian rapper and entrepreneur who was born Chukie Edozien.In late 2015, the rapper, who was tagged ‘Nigeria’s bad boy’, began uploading posts suggesting his Christian faith.However, this has stayed away from public notice until Instagram, an image-sharing platform, deleted a post pf the Pepsi ambassador that preached against premarital [...]

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    Does Davido now have so much money that he is ‘never saving’?

Does Davido now have so much money that he is ‘never saving’?

David Adeleke, known as Davido or O.B.O to fans, has added to his list of ‘rich boy antics’.In a video shared on Snapchat, Davido said “SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ALERT, I’m never saving.”The Nigerian musician, who is known for showing off his wealth, shared videos of his return trip from his concert in Congo, which included drinking and cracking jokes with friends.Few [...]

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    Nigerian football is dead, says Gordons

Nigerian football is dead, says Gordons

Godwin Komone, a popular Nigerian comedian better known as Gordons, has recommended that the Nigerian national team should not be called Super Eagles anymore.Obviously displeased with the failure of the national team to qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Komone described the state of football in Nigeria as dead.“Naija football is dead,” he wrote on Twitter“Why do [...]

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    Lil Kesh: When NBC banned ‘Shoki’, I said ‘God bless them’

Lil Kesh: When NBC banned ‘Shoki’, I said ‘God bless them’

Keshinro Ololade, Nigerian rapper and songwriter better known as Lil Kesh, has revealed that he was signed to his record label because of Lyrically.The 21-year-old YBNL Nation act said Olamide Baddo, also known as Adedeji Olamide, developed interest in him after listening to Lyrically, a single he released in 2014.“Na through Vktoh I meet Baddo, we dey go places go dey [...]

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    Davido fires ‘policeman’s’ AK-47 from Lekki balcony

Davido fires ‘policeman’s’ AK-47 from Lekki balcony

Davido, a Nigerian musical artiste and performer, on Tuesday took to his Snapchat page to share a video of himself firing a gun from the balcony of his house in Lekki.The video showed David Adedeji Adeleke, as he was named at birth, firing one shot into the air and walking back into his house.The interesting part of the video was where [...]

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    No more Whatsapp, Facebook for Blackberry users

No more Whatsapp, Facebook for Blackberry users

Social media and instant messaging applications Facebook and Whatsapp will no longer be available to users of Blackberry, Nokia and Windows phones by the end of 2016.Whatsapp, an instant messaging application owned by Facebook, was the first to make the announcement after it celebrated the seventh year of it's existence in February."When we started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of [...]

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    GOOD NEWS: PSquare brothers reconcile after 5 weeks of drama

GOOD NEWS: PSquare brothers reconcile after 5 weeks of drama

PSquare, Nigerian musical group comprising the Okoye brothers, seems to have buried the hatchet after weeks of drama and public spat about splitting up.Peter and Paul Okoye took to their social media pages to share similar pictures with the same captions."That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, We are VERY SORRY."Jude Okoye, their elder brother and [...]

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    OBITUARY: Nomoreloss, singer, comedian who ‘saved the life’ of OJB

OBITUARY: Nomoreloss, singer, comedian who ‘saved the life’ of OJB

Nigerian music and comedy lovers will not be quick to forget Olumuyiwa Osinuga, better known as Nomoreloss.News of the Iyawo Asiko crooner’s death broke out on Monday afternoon and it has brought to remembrance, the role he played in raising funds for Babatunde Okungbowa, popularly known as OJB Jezreel, when he suffered renal failure.HE WAS A MAN OF MANY TALENTSHe [...]

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    New TV show, ‘Bukas and Joints’, explores African cuisine

New TV show, ‘Bukas and Joints’, explores African cuisine

Bukas and Joints, a new TV show, which showcases African cuisine and some of the finest places to eat across the continent, premiered on African Independent Television (AIT) on Sunday.Olisa Adibua, media consultant and radio personality, is the host of the programme.According to Biola Alabi, the brain behind the project, Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, was chosen as the first stopover [...]

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    I’m a razz, local Yoruba actress, says Mercy Aigbe

I’m a razz, local Yoruba actress, says Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, Nollywood actress and entrepreneur who is known for her roles in Yoruba movies, decided to defend her roots on Sunday.The 37-year-old actress took to her Instagram page to protest her exclusion from THISDAY Style magazine's list of 'Nollywood’s Best Dressed' celebrities to the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).The cover picture featured the likes of Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and O.C. Ukeje, who [...]

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    Djembe Communications to groom female entrepreneurs

Djembe Communications to groom female entrepreneurs

Djembe Communications, a pan-African communications consultancy, is set to host a webinar to help African women uncover and take advantage of new trends in the region.The webinar, titled: 'Africa’s Womenpreneurs: What’s Next?' will hold at www.djembeinsights.com/webinar by 5:30pm on Tuesday.According to the organisers, it aims to showcase the crucial role female entrepreneurs play in advancing the Africa’s economy.It is being [...]

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    Jude was only a ‘scapegoat’, Paul Okoye tells Peter

Jude was only a ‘scapegoat’, Paul Okoye tells Peter

The drama between the Okoye brothers of PSquare seems to be unending since Peter took to Twitter to announce the dismissal of Jude, the manager of the group and their brother.In an attempt to resolve the difference, Paul recently said Jude was only a scapegoat and victim of the crisis.He took to social media to plead with his partner and also [...]

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