Tinsel auditions for new talents

Tinsel cast As part of its contribution to the development of local initiatives and productions in Nigeria, MNet, the leading pay television content provider on the African continent is searching for aspiring star actors and actresses for roles in the popular multicamera soap opera, Tinsel. The 30 minutes soap opera which began in 2008 is currently in its fourth season. It has become a must watch for millions of DStv audiences on the African continent; a development that prompted M-Net to air previous seasons of the show on Africa Magic…

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Court jails banker over N12m ATM fraud

An ATM machine A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a former banker with First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB), Olajide Ogundipe, to six months imprisonment over a N12.3 million Automated Teller Machine (ATM) fraud. Ogundipe, a cash officer with the bank was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on March 2, 2011 on an eight count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and theft to which he initially pleaded not guilty. As the case commenced and more evidences against the accused person emerged through the…

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Kim Kardashian tops list of The Most Overexposed Celebrities

Reality television star, Kim Kardashian has been ranked number one on the list of Most Overexposed Celebrities according to Forbes. This revelation is according to a list compiled by E-Poll Research, of Encino, Califonia, which ranks more than 6,600 celebrities based on 46 factors. Kim scored a 65% overexposed rating which means 65% of respondents say they think Kim is overexposed. The average overexposed ranking for all celebrities is 5%. Ties on this list were broken by E-Scores, which measure a celebrity’s “marketing effectiveness” by combining awareness, appeal and other…

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Osama Bin Laden hid in five safe houses in Pakistan, youngest widow reveals

According to late Osama Bin Laden’s youngest widow, Amal Ahmed Abdel-Fatah al-Sada, 30-year-old, Osama lived in five safe houses while on the run in Pakistan and fathered four children. She revealed that two of the children were born in government hospitals, this she told investigators. Sada is in Pakistani custody along with Bin Laden’s two other widows and several children. They were arrested after the US raid that killed Bin Laden last year May at his final hideout in Abbottabad, during which Sada was shot in the leg. Mohammed Amir…

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JAMB releases 2012 UTME results

Prof Ojerinde  The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) have released the results of the 2012 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, however, with only three candidates scored above 300. According to the JAMB Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, the results of 27,266 candidates across eight states were withheld for various reasons. A total of 1,503,931 candidates were registered for the 2012 UTME, which held across the country on March 24, making it the one with the highest number of registered candidates since the existence of JAMB. He listed Abia, Benue, Cross…

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Strange but true: Son marries his mother

 Son and mother, the newly wed The world is indeed gradually coming to an end. This story is strange but true. A son marries his biological mother, says his ancestors asked him to do it. Na waooh!!! How does it sound? A woman he has called mother for 28 years, he will now began to call her ‘my wife’. This is madness if you ask me. But please dont ask me if he will … because i dont know. In a sleepy village known as Slovo Park near Siyabuswa, South…

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‘My husband deflowered and impregnated our daughter twice’ (Pt 1)

 The day I found out that Eno, my first daughter, was pregnant, I was so devastated. She was just 16 years old and was in Senior Secondary 1 (SS1). I cried and asked myself how I was going to face the shame and humility this would bring. That was in mid 2009. Before this incidence, my family was a happy one. My husband Edet was an assistant manager in a private company while I sell food stuff at the central market in Calabar. We are blessed with three beautiful daughters…

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I love and appreciate my boobs so much – Maxi Asuzu

Amaka Asuzu, popularly known as Maxi Asuzu, is an up-and-coming actress, artiste manager and a businesswoman. The Anambra-State born fashionista and graduate of Business Administration from the Lagos State Polytechnic, in this chat, told http://www.angeladaviesblog.blogspot.com/ that she loves to look simple but unique. Background I am from Anambra State and I am from a family of six. I am the number four child and the Ada of the family according to Igbo tradition. I am a graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic and I studied Business Admin. How long have you…

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Ogochukwu Onuchukwu (nee Onugu): A voice from the grave

Ogochukwu Onuchukwu (Nee Onugu). 23/10/1976 – 27/2/2012 Ogochukwu Onuchukwu, a mother of two (Kamsi and Amanda) died last month. The strange thing is that she shares her story and writes a letter to her husband from the grave. This is really strange indeed. What you are about to read was culled from her website. Let’s read it carefully and I hope we will all learn from her story. It is a touching one. Please read: My mum is crying. I can see  her from here. She has aged since the…

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Nigerian, 26 marries 63 year old American woman

What is happening to Nigerian young boys of nowadays? They end up marrying American women who are old enough to be their mother or should I say their grandmother all for money or visa abi? Recently, another young Nigerian, Daniel Ukoko, a 26 year old graduate of University of Benin married Cynthia, a 63 year old American at the Warri Local Government registry. What a pity!!! Is he not old enough to be her grandson? What was he thinking?

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