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30 Sep 2014

Headies Nominees List Out


The Headies Nomination list 2014 is out after the long wait! Well see full list below and trust some of your favorite artist made the list:

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

IYAWO MI- TIMI DAKOLO
LET SOMEBODY LOVE YOU- 2FACE IDIBIA
ALWAYS ON MY MIND – NOSA
ORDINARY PEOPLE – COHBAMS ASUQUO

Wow! First Picture Of George Clooney And Wife Amal Alamuudin

And that wraps it as George Clooney is officially married to Amal Alamuudin and their wedding pictures was sold out exclusively to Hello and People Magazine for an undisclosed sum! Oh gosh what a Beautiful Bride. Wishing the Couple the very best.



The Bamiloye's (Mount Zion Min)Produce India's First Gospel Movie 'Rupantar'




The Popular Christian Film production Mount Zion has taken the Gospel of Lord to India Bollywood with a gospel movie shot in New Delhi by a modest Nigerian crew, and starred entirely by Indian Christians.The title of the movie is "Rupantar''



According to Evang. Mike Bamiloye, President of Mount Zion Film Productions, they were invited to an annual church conference in New Delhi in 2013, during which they caught the divine revelation from God about reaching the people of the land with an evangelical movie that would address the spiritual problems of the people.

Omotala Has More Indepth In Acting Than Genevieve Nnaji-Charles Novia



President Jonathan gave National awards to some notable people in the country,he also extended the honors to the Nollywood sector and recipients included Nollywood actors Kenneth Nnebue, Joke Silva and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.

And the very expressive movie critique and director Charles Novia, had one or two things to say by comparing Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola. See His statement below after the cut

Ex President Olesegun Obasanjo Goes Back To School

EX-PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO DURING HIS GRADUATION FROM NOUN IN 2009
Chei, I can't believe my ears as Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is set to go back to school for a higher degree in Christian Theology, after obtaining a Post Graduate Diploma in 2009.

He will formally enroll today as a graduate student at the headquarters of the National Open University of Nigeria in Lagos, where he hopes working towards a doctorate degree, beginning first with a Masters degree.

Another Set Of 60 Soldiers Face Trial For Mutiny




What is really happening in the Military zone of Nigeria, Is this a new trend for them not to obey order? Another set of 60 soldiers are to be arraigned before a General Court Martial by Military Authorities today in Sani Abacha Barracks Abuja for Mutiny.

The soldiers allegedly committed mutiny on August 4, 2014 by refusing to join troops in Maiduguri for “an operation.

Boko Haram Destroys 500 Houses In Adamawa




I thought the army was winning after the huge success in Konduga but it seems some states like Adamawa has not been covered yet as no fewer  than 500 houses were destroyed in the Kubi and Watu villages in Michika Local Government Areas of Adamawa State as the suspected Boko Haram insurgents operated unchallenged in one of its recent attacks.

Members of the community, says the absence of military personnel in Michika and its environs was responsible for the heavy damage inflicted on them.

They then urged the Federal Government, to as a matter of urgency deploy military personnel to the affected areas to give the people a sense of belonging.
The people Michika faulted the actions of the political class in the state, whom they accused of abandoning them at their trying periods .

$9.3m Arms Deal: Oritsejafor Breaks Silence




The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, yesterday broke the silence about the controversial $9.3m smuggled into South Africa by two Nigerians and an Israeli, using his private jet, saying his hands are clean.

Oritsejafor spoke during the National Executive Council meeting of CAN at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, saying he waited for today to brief the leaders of the church and explain his position on the issue, because he believes the primary institution he owes an explanation to is the church. Continue below to read what he said.

29 Sep 2014

Accident At Ring Road, Benin City


Just wondering to myself , How a four wheel drive got to that height...A crazy accident at Ring road Benin City. See more pics after the cut

Pictures From Lagos Premiere Of Kunle Afolayan’s “October 1



October 1, a new movie by Kunle Afolayan hits the cinema on Independence day 1st Oct,2014. The movie was premiered in Lagos yesterday night and the dress code for the event was "60s Style. See pictures of Celebs at the event after the cut

A Young Man Dying Wish



While any death is sad, that of a young person is especially so. Although David had put up a heroic battle against sarcoma, when he and his family realized that he was losing, they decided to help him fulfill a last wish.

David had always loved owls, all kinds of owls, and he was given the chance to meet some firsthand several weeks before he died. Saw Whet owls are monitored on their migration by a program that uses catch and release to keep track of the owls’ vital statistics. The house where this study is being conducted provided David with plenty of owls.

BBA HotShot Unveils 2nd Nigerian Housemate



As we await for the most anticipated show come October 5th 2014, meet the 2nd Nigeria BBA Hotshot Housemate At 6f.3inches Tayo holds a Higher National Diploma in Maritime. Tayo says the best thing about Africa is ‘culture and pride’ and that his favourite place outside of Nigeria is South Africa, which he calls his ‘home away from home’.

North West Takes Front Seat At Givenchy Show




Believe it or not,North West is the hottest celebrity child right now, The adorable cutie gets a front seat at the Givenchy show at Paris fashion week yesterday. See more photos after the cut....

An Open Letter From A Loving Hubby To His Wife




Hey Readers, Its another fabulous week once again! Did I tell you guys that I love weddings,birthdays and anniversary thingy so I saw this emotional letter from a very good friend to his dear wife on their 2nd year wedding anniversary and decided to share it with you guys. Such romantic and a deep emotional bond. Once again HWA to De Eugene's May God continue to Bless Your Union.



Dear Faith,

This is an open letter for you today as we celebrate our 2nd year wedding anniversary. (I hope you have the reason to celebrate as the last two years ended you cooking my food, washing my clothes, and your patience in my addiction to movies and well, for just being messy with almost everything in the house...) 

Photos: AY's MVP Lounge Opening


The all white party for Comedian AY most anticipated Multi Million Naira MVP Lounge went down on  September 26th, 2014. See pictures of guest that graced the occasion after the cut

26 Sep 2014

Meet The Boy Who Shed His Skin Every 41 Days




This is such a pathetic story of a young boy called Ari Wibowo who sheds his skin like a snake every 41 days and must constantly smear his body with moisturiser to stop it hardening and seizing up.
The Indonesian teenager has a rare skin condition that doctors in Indonesia have been unable or unwilling to treat and which has left him with an extraordinary appearance.

He suffers from Erythroderma, an inflammatory skin disease also known as ‘red man syndrome’, that causes the skin over almost the entire body to become scaly and flake off.

Photos: Victoria Beckham Unveils Her First Ever Boutique



Victoria Beckham has been known for her expert knowledge in fashion,She had combined these experiences in unveiling her first-ever boutique, a 6000sq ft store, which opens today in London’s Mayfair. 


‘It’s the first time people can see the brand through my eyes,’ she said. ‘I didn’t want a traditional shop window, just a plain window, and a huge concrete sliding door.’

Judge Acquits Lagos Assembly Speaker, Ikuforiji




The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, has been discharged and acquitted by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court of alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had accused Mr. Ikuforiji and Oyebode Atoyebi, his aide, of laundering about N600 million and were charged to court on June 24, 2013 on 56 counts bordering on conspiracy.

Photo Of The Day

What a little cutie..The right genes have been transmitted to her by her parents, Olivia Idibia innocent look is very compelling as she wants more attention from Daddy who is sleeping.

Popular & Rising Stars cover Exquisite Magazine’s New Issue




The new issue of Exquisite Magazine has some familiar rising stars on the cover, all chasing their dreams.From musician turned politican 9ice, to designer Isi Atagamen, actor OC Ukeje, actress Linda Ejiofor and stylist Ifan Michael, talking about the business of following your passion and becoming a success despite challenges.The issue goes on sale Today Friday, 26th September 2014.

Six Ministers With Governorship Aspirations Set To Quit Jonathan's Cabinet



As 2015 Election gears into full force, the quest for power begins, at least six current minister may quit in October in their pursuit for Governorship aspiration. They include: Dr. Samuel Ortom (State, Trade, Industry and Investment), Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Defence), Senator Bala Muhammed (Federal Capital Territory), Mr. Labaran Maku (Information), Chief Emeka Wogu (Labour), and Mr. Nyesom Wike (State, Education).

Dr Ortom wil be contesting for the governorship seat in Benue State, Obanikoro in Lagos, Muhammed in Bauchi, Maku in Nassarawa, Wogu in Abia State and Wike in Rivers State

Wife Slashes Husband’s Genitals In Delta




This one is double trouble for the lady in question, what pushed her to act in such a way, my guess is as good as yours, Anger! and this has led to where she is ,Reports form the Leadership reveals that the Delta State Police Command has arrested of a 42-year-old jealous housewife, Esther (surname withheld), for allegedly cutting off her husband’s genitals.

Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo Split




Oh no what is really happening Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo have ended their 3 years relationship.I really thought they were a perfect match and was very keen on when the wedding bells would ring since the twosome, who released the sultry duet "Vertigo" 

The Pair made their red carpet debut in March 2012 and never shied away from a little PDA or even sporting color-coordinated outfits to Hollywood events like they did as recently as August at the MTV Video Music Awards. They've also shared many steamy selfies, including shots of them in bed and kissing. They also got matching tattoos of the words "More than yesterday."

25 Sep 2014

Boko Haram: Senate Approves Pres.Jonathan $1 Billion Loan


Well I hope this goes a long way in the fight of terrorism in Nigeria,The Senate today 25th September 2014, approved President Goodluck Jonathan‘s request for a $1 billion external loan to fight insurgency in Nigeria. The loan would be used for the purchase of military equipment and the training of military personnel.

Photos: Cute Baby North Is Center Of Attention At Paris Fashion Week




Baby North West is turning out to be a fashion Icon herself as she stole the show yesterday 24th September 2014 Balenciaga show in Paris when she stepped out with her Elegant parents. The Couple decided to have a black day as they were suited in black attire and cute baby west was not left out .See more photos after the cut..

Borno State Government Fund 36 Chibok Girls Into International Schools

At least parents of the saved chibok girls girls can breath a sigh of relieve as things have taken a better shape,The Borno State Government will be spending a minimum of N1.4million annually on each of the 36 Chibok girls out of 57 school girls annually in their new schools, besides other costs for their welfare.
 
36 out of 57 Chibok school girls who escaped from Boko Haram camp in April after they were abducted in their school dormitory have gained admission into international schools in Abuja, Kaduna and Plateau States courtesy of the State Governor who will be funding their fees.

Reason Your Husband Might Be Disconnected From You




Hello SweetPikin Readers, I bumped into the write up from BMWK site and decided to share. Ladies take note, some hard truth.lol......Enjoy reading!

Recently I launched a campaign on my website called Xklusive Bachelor of The Month where I present a positive African-American male who is serious about finding and building a healthy relationship. 

While it’s going really well I was met with a number of women who immediately were turned off by the idea of a man presented for pursuit by women because society has told us that it should be the other way around. 

Katie Holmes Is the New Face Of Olay


Former Wife of Tom Cruise,Katie Holmes has hit it big as she is the new face of Olay. In her own words.. She says:
"I'm very excited," the 35-year-old shared in a statement. "Olay is a brand I respect, trust and believe in. I love the products and message to women to never settle and put their best face forward, every day."

BBA 2013 Finalist,Beverly Osu Explains Cause Of Dad’s Death



BBA Finalist Beverly Osu, lost her father recently and he has since been laid to rest on the 19th of September.ENCOMIUM Weekly had a short chat with the her and she explained the live and time of her Dad,also the cause of death. 


We learnt that you lost your dad.

Yes, that is true.

Accept our condolences.

Thank you very much.

How and when did it happen?

He has been down with stroke for a while now.  I was not even in the country when he passed on.

Shocking Video: Church Members Encouraged To Drink Petrol



My people what will my eyes not see, You remember the South-African Pastor Lesego Daniel who made his congregation eat grass sometime, he is at it again as has made them drink petrol! During the Sunday service on the 31st of August 2014, the 'man of God', Lesego Daniel, prayed for a bottle containing petrol to be turned to pineapple juice. 

Beautiful Genevieve Nnaji Goes Natural





And who does not love her ?Our ever pretty Genevieve Nnaji shared a photo via Instagram today showing off her fresh hair and bare face! With the confidence of a natural hair, who needs makeup? She looks flawless!

See Nadia Buari Lovely Birthday Message To Her BFF




Nollywood actor/Businessman Jim Iyke is 38yrs old today and oh my God he is getting old,no be joke oo..lol well his BFF/Fiancee Nadia Buhari! these days we don't understand their relationship but na them sabi sha, took to her IG to wish a  lovely birthday message.SweetPikin wishes Him all the best.


A Northern Christian Presidential Candidate For The APC


Sweet pikin usually will not write on deep politics and publish tilted political articles except sponsored but you should read this and tell me your honest opinions.
 
By Femi Aribisala

To be truly progressive, the APC must not just talk progressivism, it must walk progressivism.
The fact that Nigeria is a country with some 350 ethnic groups makes it imperative that we must always be politically mindful of ethnic, religious and regional considerations. Failure to do this on the idealistic grounds that the quality of our public officials is more important than their ethnic and religious origin is bound to be problematic.

24 Sep 2014

India Successfully Reaches Mars On Maiden Attempt



India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said Today 23rd September that India has reached Mars, history has been created, we are the only country to have succeeded in its first attempt,” he said. India has become the first nation to have successfully reached Mars on its maiden attempt.


He announced from the headquarters of the state-owned space agency in the southern city of Bengaluru, that with 74 million dollars, the cheapest inter-planetary mission ever to be undertaken, an historic feat was made for the country’s indigenous space programme.

Waconzy Tells Haters The Bitter Truth


Here is how Waconzy tells his haters and those that refuse to give him jobs in Nigeria that he is still making it with thousands of Dollars in his US tour or what do you think?

"I don't need ur cheap gigs to make cash. U need me b*tch cos I got the bigger picture ! Superman Steady on the grind ... $100,000 stack .

Lauryn Hill First Show Receives Boos + Online Criticism




It seems as if everything was working against Lauryn Hill as she arrived an hour and a half late for her show at O2 Brixton Academy.Frustrated fans of Lauryn Hill took to Twitter last night to criticise the singer about the unfortunate incident. 

The gig was the first of five UK performances in half a decade from the former member of The Fugees but unfortunately it was mired in controversy. From the 90-minute wait for the singer to the supporting acts to technical issues, there were plenty of disappointed fans in the nearly 5,000-seat auditorium.

Why I Tore Bishop Oyedepo's Book- Pastor Tunde Bakare




Founder of The Latter Rain Assembly Pastor Tunde Bakare once tore one of Bishop David Oyedepo's books and he has answers to why he did that,even when Bishop confronted him about it, He simply said I didn't tear your book,I took my book because it became mine the day I bought it.

Hear his own statement from Top Celebrities Magazine“I try within my God given ability to teach the truth. The reason I fought with my friend, Bishop David Oyedepo and tore his book.

Two Lawyers Contest Jonathan/Sambo Endorsement For 2015




PDP recently endorse their presidential ticket for 2015 Election to the ruling President Jonathan, obviously this is did not go well with many as Two lawyers, ‎Mase Daphine Acho and Saeeq Umar Sarki, as well as Murtala Abubakar have dragged the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the Federal High Court in Abuja over its plan to field President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo for the 2015 presidential elections.

Man Kills Wife Over Claims Of Promiscuity




Terrible things are happening as Police in Delta State have arrested a man, Michael Akpore of Urhiephron, Ughelli South Council Area for reportedly killing his wife, Julie Akpore, 32, over claims of promiscuity.

A statement by DSP Celestina Kalu (Mrs.), Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Delta Command, indicated that the suspect reported himself to the Jeremi Police Division last Thursday, a couple of days after luring Julie to the bush along Iwhrekan/Ekakpamren Road where he allegedly butchered her with machete.

Actress Ruth Kadiri Flaunt Her Boyfriend And Range Rover



Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri showed of both her boo and new Range which was given to her by her boyfriend, the excited actress who just started her own production label with a comedy movie titled Matters Arising has everything to be grateful to. Now you know the face of the lucky man. Lol. see more pics after the cut

Lady Gaga's Provocative Look



Lady gaga has been notoriously known for her weird dressing act but this sheer gown she wore to Jazz club L'Archiduc following her monster concert with music legend Tony Bennet seems harmless but very provocative. See more pics after the cut.

Tony Tetuila Joins Politics To Contest In Kwara State


Tony Tetuila decided to come out in a big way by joining politics after a successful music career about 12years ago, nothing much was heard about him but my guess is that he has been working under the scene.He is contesting for a seat in Kwara state House of Assembly under Irepodun LGA. SweetPikin wishes him all the best.