Thursday 24 August 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Disgruntled employee at a South Carolina restaurant shoots one person and takes hostages after declaring 'I am the new king of Charleston'

Police in South Carolina say one person is has been shot and several others have been taken hostage after a disgruntled employee opened fired inside a restaurant in downtown Charleston this afternoon.
Law enforcement officials are blocking King Street between Calhoun and Morris streets to vehicle and pedestrian traffic, according to a tweet sent out by police shortly after noon local time.

Who Am I? Movie Premiere London (Photos)

On Friday 18th August 2017 the movie premiere for the latest Nollywood film Who Am I premiered at the Odeon IMAX Greenwich London. The film was produced by Stella Maris Okafor . Who also featured in the film with a few veteran Nollywood actors.

Photographs by Riyike Alayande

Stella Maris Okafor ( Actress and Producer Who Am I?)

South African Rapper, AKA Named Face Of Reebok Classics Africa

South African-born rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known by his stage name AKA has been unveiled as the new face of Reebok Classics Africa.

Emeka Ike Sacked, As New AGN President Emerges

The prolonged crisis rocking the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has finally come to an end following a peace agreement reached between the factions of Emeka Ike and that of Ibinabo Fiberesima at the 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Conference held Tuesday in Enugu by the AGN.

The congress then decided to set up a Government of National Unity of which Emeka Ike insisted that his group and that of Ibinabo be allowed to lead the GNU until a new election was conducted else the peace he and Ibinabo had embraced would be reverted.

TY Bello, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Shola Animashaun and others bring the Live Market Photography Edition to life captured moments come alive in Lagos’ most vibrant marketplace.

The finest of everything: people, photographers, models, make-up artists, camera lenses and prop will be on display at the most viable and vibrant market-place in Lagos on the 27th of August, 2017.

Olamide thanks fans for one million views of ‘WO’ on YouTube

Award winning rapper, Olamide Adedeje, also known as ‘Olamide Baddo’ has appreciated his fans worldwide for the one million views of his latest and controversial music video ‘WO’ on YouTube.

The music video was officially released over a week ago.

The Bariga, Somolu born rapper on Thursday took to his Instagram and Twitter handles @baddosneh and @OlamideYBNL to thank his fans.

Wild Jubilation as Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie Picks Anambra Governorship Nomination Form (Photos)

Son of legendary actor, Pete Edochie, who will run against incumbent governor Willie Obiano, among others on November 18, has picked up his nomination form to run for the Anambra governorship election.

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie‎, has on Wednesday, picked up his nomination form to run for the Anambra governorship election on the platform of the Democratic Peoples’ Congress (DPC).

Security Council seat: Nigerian solicits Russia’s support

Nigeria hopes for Russia’s assistance and support in Abuja’s bid to become a permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC), Defence Minister Mansur Dan-Ali told Sputnik on Thursday.

“We have the Gulf of Guinea cooperation, where Russia has a very key role to play.

Russia trying to redraw borders by force – US

The US Navy on Wednesday (Aug 23) said it had removed Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin after a series of collisions involving its warships in Asia as the search goes on for 10 sailors missing since the latest mishap.

Aucoin’s removal comes after a pre-dawn collision between a guided-missile destroyer and a merchant vessel east of Singapore and Malaysia on Monday, the fourth major incident in the US Pacific Fleet this year.

33-Year-Old Nigerian-American Actress, Yvonne Orji Reveals Why She Is Still A Virgin

Nigerian-American Actress, Yvonne Orji, who is best known for her role as Molly in the HBO series Insecure, has revealed why she is still a virgin at 33.

Watch your tongue, Presidency tells opinion leaders

The Presidency has advised Nigerian opinion leaders to exercise restraint in their choice of words to avoid heating up the polity and causing acrimony across the country.

Defending President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on Monday on his return from a medical vacation, the presidency said it is a matter of great satisfaction that a majority of the citizens welcomed the broadcast.

Mark Wahlberg beats Dwayne Johnson to emerge highest paid actor – Forbes

American veteran actor, Mark Wahlberg, has been named the world’s highest paid actor for 2017, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months
The 46-year-old actor topped the list of 10 highest-paid actors released by Forbes Magazine on Tuesday.

Donald Trump memo gives US military six months to implement transgender troop ban

The White House is expected to tell the Pentagon in the coming days how to implement a ban on transgender people in the military, according to a memo that says the defence secretary may decide whether to remove service members based on their ability to deploy, a US official said on Wednesday.

The two-and-a-half-page White House document gives Defence Secretary Jim Mattis six months to fully implement the ban, according to a story first reported by The Wall Street Journal and confirmed by the official.

Porn billionaire reinvents himself as Japan's social-conscious startup guru

Imagine the publisher of being asked to address Harvard University undergraduates on the virtues of running a socially responsible business.

That’s basically what happened in Japan this past December, when the country’s most prestigious private university extended an invitation to adult entertainment mogul Keishi Kameyama.

Sacked Bank Staff Who Defrauds People With The Bank’s T-Shirt Arrested In Lagos (Photo)

A former female staff of Fidelity Bank Plc, identified as Adenike Okuneye, has been dragged before a Lagos Magistrate Court by The management of Fidelity Bank Plc, Lagos for reportedly parading herself as a staff of Fidelity Bank after she had been sacked.

She is also being accused of wearing the T-Shirt bearing the bank and collecting money from customers of the bank with the pretext of saving it for them in the bank, but instead converted same to her use.

Exclusive breastfeeding develops child’s immunity – Experts

Nursing mothers have again been counselled to feed their babies only on breast milk for their first six months to develop the babies’ immune system.

Paediatric doctors and nurses at the National Hospital, Abuja gave the advice on Wednesday when they held an awareness campaign at the facility on exclusive breastfeeding.

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