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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Mrs Carter, Beyoncé Covers Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People Issue

It is hard to deny the mark that superstar singer, Beyoncé Knowles has made not only in the music world, but in business as well; changing the way we think about album marketing with the surprise release of her latest album, Beyoncé.
The singer sits in the "Titans" section of the list alongside Pharrell Williams, Hillary Clinton and Jeff Bezos.
Profiled by Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook COO and founder of Leanin.org says, “Beyoncé doesn’t just sit at the table. She builds a better one,”

The Bullsh*ts We Missed 25-04-2014

Founder Of Russia’s ‘Facebook’, Pavel Durov Flees Country.....
Pavel Durov, the founder of Vkontakte (VK)—the largest social network in Russia said on Tuesday that he fled the country one day after being forced out of the company, claiming that he felt threatened by Kremlin officials.
In a post on his profile page on Monday, Durov explained that he was fired from his position as CEO of VK and that the so-called “Russian Facebook” is now “under the complete control” of two oligarchs close to President Vladimir Putin.
Durov explained that after seven years of relative social media freedom in Russia, his refusal to share user data with Russian law enforcement has set him at odds with the Kremlin, which has recently been trying to tighten its grip on the Internet, according to The Moscow Times.

Mad Man Arrested In Possession Of N4 Million, Human Parts & Ammunition In Benin [Report]

PM News exclusively reports that a suspected ritual killer who specializes in selling human parts has been arrested by security operatives in Benin City, the Edo State capital, southern Nigeria.
The man, whose identity is yet to be revealed, was allegedly arrested at the Upper Sokponba road area of Benin with cut to size gun, different human parts and N4 million cash.
It was reliably gathered that the man had lived in a make-shift apartment for close to two years, pretending to be a madman.
According to one of the landlords in the area simply identified as Pa. Onaiwu, who spoke to journalists, the suspected ritual killer was in the habit of behaving funny especially when it is getting dark.

Tiwa Savage, Oluchi Orlandi, Mo Abudu, Biola Alabi & More: Register & Attend The Women Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Africa Symposium 2014

An international network which hosts thought leaders from around the world will bring together some of Africa’s most influential women in Lagos, Nigeria in May for the 2014 Women Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Africa Symposium.
Female leaders from the worlds of politics, business, philanthropy, media, fashion, entertainment and the arts will gather together to empower and inspire the next generation. This is the second time the WIE Africa Symposium is happening and it is timed to coincide with the World Economic Forum Africa.

Pharrell Williams Responds To G I R L Album Cover Critics With ‘Marilyn Monroe’ Single Video [Download]

Earlier this year, Pharrell Williams caused an uproar after he released his G I R L album cover art, and was first blasted for not featuring a black girl on his cover, and later colourism when it was revealed that there was a black girl featured, but she was of a light complexion.
Yesterday, in an effort to bite back at the backlash, he released the cover art to his newest single “Marilyn Monroe,” replacing the blonde, iconic bombshell with a black woman.

Singer, Rita Ora Dishes On Reported $145Million Net Worth, Beef With Rihanna, Rumoured Affair With Bruno Mars And Jay-Z, Sleeping With 20 Guys & More!

Nigeria’s Singing sensation, Rita Ora is had a chat with the Breakfast Club on rumors of beef between her and Rihanna, having an affair with Jay Z, and being put on blast by ex-boyfriend, Rob Kardashian for sleeping with “over 20 guys.” She also answered what folks wanted to know about her rumored fact that she dropped out of school.
It has also been on reports how she has been able to acquire over $145 million in net worth so, which includes endorsement deals with CoverGirl and Adidas, some smart stock investments, property holdings, her Ora multi-services company, and allegedly a soccer team in Kosovo called FC Prishtina.  Well um….if that’s true she’s caking!!! [We might need to see some receipts!!!]
See the excerpts below!

“God Has Remembered Me” – Presh Of Former KC Presh Talks About Life, Career, Relationship & More!

Precious John a.k.a Presh, KCee’s former music partner is back to the music scene after months of absence. In his first interview on his come-back, Presh told Encomium Weekly where he has been, the good news of his new recording deal with Manny Records being financed by billionaire mogul and CEO, Dilly Motors, Okwudili Umenyiora.
He also talked about his relationship with KCee, love life and his latest single, Olegelege, among other interesting issues.
Where have you been, Presh?
I have been out of the country. I have been in Asia: China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.  It was a kind of vacation while I also used the opportunity to commence the process of redefining myself and my career.

“Female Children Now To Inherit Properties In Igbo Land” – Supreme Court Rules [Report]

Nigerian Supreme Court has voided the legendary Igbo law and custom, which forbid a female from inheriting her late father’s estate, on the grounds that it is discriminatory and conflicts with the provision of the constitution.
The apex court held that the practice conflicted with section 42(1)(a) and (2) of the 1999 Constitution. The judgment was on the appeal marked: SC.224/2004 filed by Mrs. Lois Chituru Ukeje  (wife of the late Lazarus Ogbonna Ukeje) and their son, Enyinnaya Lazarus Ukeje against Mrs. Gladys Ada Ukeje (the deceased’s daughter).

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

The Bullsh*ts We Missed 24-04-2014

Super Eagles Striker, Odemwingie’s Controversial Penalty For Stoke City 
Odemwingie found himself at the centre of controversy after winning a penalty against former club Cardiff City in a 1-1 draw. The Nigerian forward went down after a challenge from behind by Kim Bo-kyung in first-half stoppage time, with Marko Arnautovic scoring from the spot, but Peter Whittingham equalised with a penalty of his own in the second half. Cardiff manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his players had been “incensed” by the penalty won by Odemwingie

“Why I’m So Short” – Nollywood Actor, Chinedu ‘Aki’ Ikedieze Talks About His Nature, Alter-Ego, Career & More!

Award winning comic actor, Chinedu Ikedieze, a.k.a Aki, had a tough time fielding questions from school children at the ongoing World Book Capital event in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
During the ‘Celebrities Read to Children’ segment of the event, at the Royal Banquet Hall of Hotel Presidential on Tuesday, one of the pupils in attendance, a youngster of about eight years, sent the guests rocking with laughter when he asked, “Why is Aki so short?”
Barely concealing his embarrassment, Aki patiently explained to the pupil that he was created that way. “If you look around, you will see that some people are tall and others are short, even shorter than I am. I am short because God has created me this way,” he said.

“My Mum Advised Me Against Posing Nude” – Boobs Goddess, Cossy Orjiakor Talks Career, Family, Marriage & More!

Her boobs may be one of the most frequent objects in the media; Nollywood actress and singer Cossy Orjiakor says she has her restraints and moral lines she cannot cross.
This is the impression she gives in an interview with Punch Nigeria on Monday. According to her, she cannot pose or act nude in any movie. Indeed, Even when reminded that her big breasts appear to always be ‘on air’, she tries to convince one that the essential portion of the boobs – her nipples – are always concealed.
But she has a reason why she will not throw off her dress for any fee: Her mother, with whom she says she maintains a very cordial relationship, has warned her against doing so.

Highlife Singer, Sunny Neji Returns With A Brand New Single Titled “Zankaliwa” [Download]

Award winning veteran high-life artiste, Sunny Neji makes a come-back to the Nigerian music scene with a spanking new melodious track titled “Zankaliwa“.

Zankaliwa does not fall short of expectation compared to smash hits the highlife icon has released in the past, including “Oruka” “Ikebe” “Lovi Dovi” and others.

Tinsel Star Actress, Osas Ighodaro Looking Fabulous On The Cover Of Wow! Magazine's Latest Issue [PHOTOS]

After a long wait, Wow! Magazine is back with Tinsel star actress; Osas Ighodaro as the cover star for the new issue. On the cover, we are presented with a boudoir belle rocking a glam hairstyle and a Grecian-inspired dress with a huge side cut.

Inside the issue, Osas shows off her hot body again, rocking another side cut number…see the photos below and share your thoughts!

New Video: Burna Boy Ft. D’Banj – Won Da Mo [Download]

Aristokrat Records Presents the official video of star artiste, Burna Boy’s “Won Da Mo” featuring Banga Lee himself D’banj.

It’ a Godfather Production, Watch, download and share your thoughts. 

Meet Africa’s Youngest Billionaire, Ashish J. Thakkar, As He Graces The Cover Of Y! Africa Magazine [PHOTOS]

Y! Africa Magazine has announced its latest issue, covered by Ashish J. Thakkar, who has been called Africa’s youngest billionaire, and who is founder of Mara Group and the Mara Foundation. From escaping genocide and Hotel Rwanda, to conducting transatlantic business at the ripe old age of 15, Ashish J. Thakkar is a poster boy for the evolving possibilities of the continent, the editors say.

Hollywood Actress, Cameron Diaz Looks Stunning At 41 On The Cover Of Glamour Magazine [PHOTOS]

Cameron Diaz is Glamour Magazine's new cover star, and i think everyone'll agree, she's the ultimate girl's girl. From her thoughts on vanity, women of Hollywood, and loving her female friends, Cameron Diaz shares her thoughts on it all! Plus what she really hates about the opposite sex.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

New Video: Mo'Cheddah Ft. Phyno - Destinambari [Download]

Pop singer, Mo’cheddah, who recently dropped the audio of this single, has now released the official video of “Destinambari” featuring Phyno
“Destinambari” is a heartwarming love song which hints at some memorable Bollywood music renditions of old. Mo’Cheddah’s Destinambari video features Big Brother’s Uti and Phyno and was produced by Cobhams Asuquo.

Are You A Future Husband On The First Date? Watch Mode/Actor, "Bryan Okwara’s Dating Rules"

VHS presents a hilarious new skit titled – “Bryan Okwara’s Dating Rules.”

It stars actor/model, Bryan Okwara and starle, Abimbola Ademoye.  Watch and find out if its ideal for the women to really call a guy their future husband after the first date, and much more!

An Open Letter From A Fanatical P-Square Fan [Must Read]

My Dear Peter, Paul & Jude
It is so disheartening to hear of the rumored split and as much as I don’t want to hear that P-Square has gone their separate ways, I’m an adept fan and supporter of the P-Square brand from the days when you had your first album in cassette till now that you’ve taken over Africa and the world.

I painstakingly write this with heavy heart not because it will reach you directly but for the world to know that I have gone through your singles, albums and videos all over again and I’m yet to convince myself of a world without P-Square – this goes for many other Nigerian music lovers.

New Music: Waconzy – Pitakwa Ft. Danas & Royal Boiz + Nothing Last Forever + Let Me Love you

After successfully concluding his recent European tour, Abia state born Multi-talented Nigerian Singer, philanthropist and CEO of Dv8 Media, Waconzy drops three banging songs.
Waconzy bares it all as he talks deep about his personal life experience and advices the up and coming millionaires on the ills of dirty money in the track titled “Nothing last forever.”
The second track “Pitakwa” talks about the land of his birth Port Harcourt and how much he loves port Harcourt city and its people sometime giving kudos to his Oga’s at the top.