Nollywood actor/producer Desmond Elliot is presently on a visit to Nairobi,Kenya where he will attend an event and also chill for a while before returning to Naija...Here are some pics he shared..........
President Goodluck Jonathan has applauded
the attention his administration is giving the Igbo, whom he said, are
well represented in his government and are being appointed to positions
which no previous administrations ever gave them.
The President also said the Igbo had also benefited from many projects completed by his government in the South-East.
He said these during this year’s World Igbo Congress Day in Huston, United States of America.
The event had held on Saturday, but a
copy of the President’s speech at the ceremony was only made available
to journalists by the presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, on
The National Council on Education will today hold an emergency meeting to decide a new resumption date for schools across the country.
The Special Assistant (Media) to the Minister of State for Education, Simeon Nwakaudu, who told Punch in Abuja on the telephone on Thursday, said that a decision would be taken on the resumption date during the meeting.
The council comprises the Minister of Education, the Minister of State for Education and education commissioners of 36 states as well as the Federal Capital Territory.
Except in an emergency, it meets once in a year.
The government had, after the council meeting on August 26, postponed resumption of private and public primary as well as secondary schools to October 13, 2014, as a precautionary step against the spread of the Ebola virus.
Uzor Emmanuel, a 45-year old married man with three kids played a fast
one on a 42-year old lady, Victoria Adeleye at the Ikoyi Marriage
Registry Lagos state, Southwest Nigeria. Emmanuel who had
proposed to marry Adeleye at the registry dumped her at the court
premises and disappeared with her N4 million. The wedding was
subsequently called-off following Emmanuel’s disappearance. Friends of the couple, who attended the wedding ceremony were left shell-shocked as marriage officials cancelled the wedding.
tanker carrying diesel crushed two army officers at the Leru junction,
Umunneochi council of Abia State on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway
on Thursday. Reports say the deceased solders were at a road block when the tragedy occurred. The driver of the tanker was said
to have also lost his life in the auto crash as the tanker reportedly
caught fire when the accident occurred. According to an eye witness
account, the tanker driver apparently lost control and the vehicle
started hitting the drums used as barricade on the road and eventually
plunged into the median of the highway. The tanker was said to have burst
into flames immediately burning to ashes the patrol van of the solders
and another vehicle parked within the vicinity.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Project Director, Dr. Abdulsalami
Nasidi, has said that the health ministry is monitoring about 400 people
in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for signs of Ebola after they came in
contact with a Port Harcourt doctor who died of the disease but hid the
fact that he had been exposed. Nasidi
said this on Thursday in Geneva, saying that there is a sense of
“hopelessness” due to the lack of proven drugs or vaccines to treat
Ebola that has infected 18 people in the country. In an
interview with Reuters, he said that more isolation wards were being
opened in the oil industry hub but voiced confidence that there would
not be “many cases” there.
I am so enjoying this gist!...(lol) Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, who is currently in divorce court with his estranged wife Anita Oyakhilome has denied adultery accusations and has threatened to sue journalists who publish stories about himself and his wife. In a statement released via his lawyer Mr. Kemi Pinheiro (SAN) a few hours ago, Pastor Oyakhilome said the accusations of adultery against him is ‘false and malicious’.Continue.....
The Black Entertainment Television (BET) Hip Hop Awards nominee list was unveiled today.
Snoop Dogg who hosted last year will host the awards show again.
Drake leads this year’s nominees with eight nods. Jay Z, Pharrell and Future close up with six nods each.
Drake, Eminem, Future, Rick Ross, ScHoolboy Q and Yo Gotti will vie for the Album of the Year.
The Awards takes place on October 14th at the Atlanta Civic Center in the Atlanta, and will premiere at 8 PM.
Check out the full list of nominees after the cut.........
Yesterday i told you guys that joan rivers has been moved out of intense unit,well tragedy has struck again.Comedian Joan Rivers died today in a New York hospital, a
week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure. She passed on peacefully
at 1:17 p.m surrounded by family and close friends.May her soul rest in peace.
Joan Rivers has been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.
Rivers daughter Melissa said in a statement on Wednesday. My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support.
The 81-year-old Fashion Police host and comedy icon has been
hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest last week during a minor
It is not clear yet whether doctors have brought her out of a medically induced coma.
Ewoo!! i don carry last for this gist again o..The most interesting gist in town is that Rev oyakilome and Anita's divorce issue which most of you guys most have heard and read on different online platforms,Well Anita has broken the silence by speaking through her lawyers.
According to her lawyer,there is no room for reconcilation as well as turning back.As of now Anita's name has been pulled down from the church website......Find the report Premium times published after the cut.................