Showing posts from September, 2013

Producer jailed for duping actress N1.7m

A popular Nollywood film producer, Uchenna Mbunabo, has been dragged before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court for allegedly defrauding an actress of N1.7m. The 28-year-old producer was said to have collected the money from Maryjane Okoye under the pretext that he would produce a film for her. He allegedly collected the sum since January 2012. Mbunabo was however said to have defaulted after collecting the money from the complainant. (more after the cut)

The incident was said to have happened in the Victoria Garden City, Ajah area of Lagos. The police, after arresting Mbunabo, arraigned him on Wednesday on two counts of fraud and stealing. The charges read in part, “That you, Uchenna Mbunabo, sometimes in January, 2012, at Victoria Garden City, Ajah, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did with intent to defraud, unlawfully obtain the cash sum of one million seven hundred thousand Naira (N1,700,000) from one Maryjane Okoye, under the pretence that you will produce her movie, a pres…

Nigerian jailed in US for $11m fraud

A Nigerian, Emmanuel Ehkator, has been sentenced by a District Court Judge, Middle District of Pennsylvania in the United States to three years in prison for $11m fraud.

Ehkator, who was also investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for criminal conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, was ordered by the court to pay $11,092,028 “in restitution” to his victims.

Ehkator’s property in Canada and the “contents of several bank accounts” in Nigeria were also declared forfeited by Justice Yvette Kane.

A statement by the EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the commission had in August 2010, arrested 42–year-old Ehkator in Nigeria. He was subsequently extradited to the US a year after following his plea of guilt.

The statement said the prosecutor, Assistant US Attorney, Christy H. Fawcett, told the court that Ehkator was part of an “attorney collection scam” in which he would contact US and Canadian law firms by email.

It said Ehkator woul…

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| SCANDAL: Dayo Adeneye (D1) In Paternity Scandal [PHOTOS]

According to reports by the National Enquirer, popular broadcaster, Dayo Adeneye a.k.a D1 and business partner of the famous Kenny Ogungbe of PrimeTime Entertainment is in the middle of a paternity scandal.

Sources allegedly claim that Adeneye was involved in an amorous affair with a lady who's based in the UK. Evidently, his young mistress got pregnant two years ago  and now has a baby girl.

National Enquirer reports:

    D1 met this Calabar born babe, Susan Ekpe during the 2009 Nottinghill Carnival and the duo has been closely inseparable since then to the extent that D1 found her house in London as second home and was even at his best when Susan came to Nigeria for the first time, learnt he sent his car to pick her at the airport and also spoilt her silly during her stay.

    The source who`s close to the lovebirds hinted that the once bubbly Susan is now a sad lady as she now has to nurture and fend, all alone for her almost 2 years old child, a bouncing baby girl w…

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| REVEALED: Why Amaechi Was Blocked From Entering Government House

The Rivers state police command has explained the reason for barring the governor of the state, Rotimi Amaechi from entering his residence through the Forces Avenue main entrance to the Government House.

The governor who was on Thursday returning from an inspection tour of projects in the state was barred by gun-totting policemen who barricaded the entrance.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Angela Angela Agabe (DSP), the entrance was blocked as a measure to prevent a breakdown of law and order after a splinter group of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in the state opened a secretariat on the same road. All roads leading to Forces Avenue were immediately closed.

The governor’s Chief of Staff, Tony Okocha had earlier led members of a faction of the PDP to open the secretariat at 38, Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt. The ‘secretariat’ was, however, later closed down by the police who were said to be acting on superior orders.

“You can’t do this.…

Ghana, Nigeria among World Cup draw seeds

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Algeria, Nigeria and Tunisia have been seeded for the World Cup Africa zone play-offs draw.
Egypt, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Senegal and Ethiopia are the unseeded countries for the September 16 Cairo ceremony.
The seedings were decided by the FIFA Africa rankings released Thursday, with the five best-placed nations getting ‘seeded’ status.
Seeded and unseeded sides will be paired, creating five two-leg ties with a separate draw determining which country plays at home first.
Matches are scheduled for October 11-15 and November 15-19 and the five overall winners qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Cape Verde, who won Group B last Saturday, were disqualified for fielding ineligible defender Fernando Varela in an away win over Tunisia.
The 2-0 victory for the island nation was changed to a 3-0 defeat, giving four-time World Cup qualifiers Tunisia top place.
A Congo-Brazzaville appeal against the eligibility of Mali-born Niger striker Mahamane Cisse was reje…

Celebrities Behaving Badly:’s Controversial ’10 Most Gifted Rappers’ List Incites GODWON v Sinzu Twitter Fight

must confess that when I saw the ’10 Most Gifted Rappers’ in Nigeria feature, I just rolled my eyes and thought, “Demola what happened?” Unfortunately, (Co-owner) OvieO is taking the heat for this list. I don’t know how you can have “most gifted” rapper list and not have a name like Jesse Jagz as #1, Vector following closely at #2, Sinzu at #3, Phyno at #4 and then the rest. “Most Gifted,” to me, has nothing to do with being a commercially successful rapper or a rapper with a hugely wide fan base. It is about an innate talent that flows in the bloodstream. The type where it is truly effortless. Jesse Jagz tops that list all day, everyday, and then the ones listed in my book above. In any event, Notjustok releases this list and apparently I am not the only one who felt there was a problem with the list. The public and artists alike have challenged Nojustok for the list, while a few have chosen to even fight each other on Twitter highways. See the heated exchange with ra…

Chaos In Warri As Oba Accepts Christ... Abolishes Rituals & Ancient Cultures

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwase II has defiled the order of Kingship; announcing the abolition of some of the ancient Itshekiri cultural practices.

This has led to a serious protest by angry indigenes, in Warri, Delta State who took to the street on Sunday to protest but for the quick intervention of Governor Uduaghan, it would have resulted into total mayhem.

The Olu of Warri, who suddenly turned born again by accepting the teachings of Christ, with a Four Square worship center he built in his Palace, made the announcement on the 4th of September 2013.

In a document titled "The new order of Iwere Kingdom" the Oba stated that, the "Ogiame" title which had been in existence for over 500 years would no longer exist because it is purportedly associated to a river goddess. He now only wants to serve one God.

In the document, The Olu of Warri said, "I also repent from the name and title of “Ogiame” that my ancestors and I have borne, as it connotes our allegiance to U…

Project Fame winner, Chidinma Ekile In Multiple S-x Scandals

Vector and Chidinma First, it was reported that she was dating Adams of Soundcity, after her popular song, Kedike, she distanced herself from him when she was alleged to have used him to 'climb up'.

Recently, Chidinma is back in the news with another showbiz boy. This time, with rapper Vector. Their romance tales leaked online where the guy was proposing to her.

Though, it appears Vector is performing the act of proposing marriage to Chidinma is hoax, that it is a shot from a new video. Still, it so much assumes a realistic undertone.

Recall that it was rumored weeks back that Chidinma was in a love romance with the motor garage tax collector popularly called Agbero, MC Olu Omo.

Chidinma Ekile of MTN Project Fame and Adams Ibrahim of Soundcity TV

MYSTERY: 25-Year-Old Man Found Inside Locked Tomb In Benin City

Residents of Akenzua Street in Benin City woke up on Monday to find a 25- year old man inside a locked tomb of one Emmanuel Obasogie Obayuwana without any visible signs of break in or entry.
The man, who was dressed in red, wore white hand gloves and tied a red cloth on his forehead. He was found sitting on the grave and stained clothings were found inside a wooden box with him. Some spiritualists and pastors who were invited to pray against whatever evils the man brought were afraid of going inside to bring the man out of the tomb after the first son of the deceased, Isaac, brought the keys. Eyewitnesses said they were afraid of going near the man inside the tomb for fear of possible spiritual attack. The Nation gathered that was some chiefs from the Oba of Benin Palace later came to take the unknown man away. Isaac said he has been holding the keys to his father’s tomb for over 11 years. He said, “The place was locked. I don’t know his mission in my father’s graveside. He was taken…

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| Rapper DMX Captured Running Naked Down A Hotel Hallway [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Rapper DMX was captured via a surveillance video cam running down a hotel hallway totally naked. 

TMZ got hold of the video which shows DMX causally stripping off his boxer shorts and doing a naked run down a Detroit hotel hallway last weekend.

See the video after the cut. 18+ ...funny though# Lol

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| Shank - Ghetto Remix Ft. Seun Kuti, Kay Switch, Vector & Davido [VIDEO]


EXCLUSIVE NEWS| New Music: Ice Prince feat. French Montana - I Swear

Ice Prince released his brand new song 'I Swear' featuring US gangstar rapper French Montana yesterday. 

The single was produced by Chopstix.

Listen and and share what you think!!

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| REVEALED: Jonathan, Tukur Behind PDP Crisis

Factional National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has identified President Goodluck Jonathan and the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, as those behind the crisis rocking the party.

He said that President Jonathan had not taken any step towards ensuring peace in the party since the crisis that led to the party’s polarisation began.

Oyinlola, who spoke while addressing members of the PDP loyal to him in all the 30 local government areas of the state during a rally held in Okuku, his hometown, said his travails in the PDP started in 2011 as a result of his loyalty to former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

He alleged that President Jonathan was aware of his face-off with Tukur and did nothing to resolve it.  “Even when the President called both of us to a parley in Abuja, nothing meaningful was achieved. I also tried to advise Tukur as an elder that he is to me, but he turned deaf ears to my advice,” Oyinlola said.

He recalled tha…

EXCLUSIVE NEWS| Femi Fani-Kayode Calls Bianca Ojukwu 'Jezebel', On Facebook

The war between controversial ex aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode and Bianca Ojukwu keeps getting messier. 

Fani-Kayode just made this very interesting post on his facebook page a few minutes ago, calling Bianca jezebel and asking her to use all her jezebellian wiles.

Read message after the cut;

Floyd Mayweather has a single bank account with $123 million in it

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has everything money can buy. Too bad his money can’t buy him common sense or self-esteem, because then he would truly be prosperous.

Mayweather’s millions keeps him relatively comfortable — and he makes sure to always have at least a million in cold cash on hand. As for the rest of his money, according to ESPN The Magazine, the narcissistic pugilist keeps $123 million in a single bank account.

By the way, the FDIC covers bank deposits up to $250,000. So if Floyd’s bank ever goes under, the majority of his cash will go down with it.A fool and his money are soon parted.

Obafemi Martins Shows off his Yard

'Omo Alhaja' as Nigerian Striker,Obafemi Martins is fondly referred to by his numerous fans showed off his crib on instagram recently.The Lagos born Seattle sounders soccer star has come a long way from his humble upbringing and shows hard work does pay.

Eagles go for FIFA ranking points against Etalons

Crucial FIFA ranking points will be at stake when the Super Eagles host Burkina Faso in a friendly today in Kaduna.
The draw for the final round of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers for Africa will be held on Monday, September 16, the seeding will be based on FIFA September rankings, which will be released on Thursday.
Nigeria are within the top five in Africa and they maintain their ranking after Tuesday’s match, they will be one of five teams to be seeded at Monday’s draw in Cairo, Egypt.
This means they will avoid the likes of Cote d’Ivoire, Algeria and Ghana. Burkina Faso, on the other hand, need to score more points for them to make it into the top five and so be seeded.
Academica de Coimbra of Portugal forward John Ogu saidthat the Eagles know the importance of the game.
”Of course, every game is important to us, so we want to win. We are aware this month’s FIFA ranking will influence the seeding for the draws, even without that it is a serious game to us,” Ogu said
“I am always ready to…


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