BBNaija 2020: Victoria Adeleye, popular London white garment prophetess’ daughter joins Big Brother Naija

Victoria, the daughter of popular Prophet and prophetess has taken a leap of faith and entered Big Brother Naija house.

The 23 year old London born and bred aspiring singer is hoping to boost her profile in the Nigerian music space having moved to Lagos a year ago in attempts to carve a career.

On entering the house, Victoria revealed how she has rebelled against her parents and given them a tough time in London. Despite this, Prophet Continue reading

Does Williams Uchemba’s voice sound squeaky in real life?

You will understand the question if you have seen Sugar Rush.

Uchemba as himself in both pictures. source: WilliamUchembaInstagram

In the brilliant movie starring Adesua Etomi, Big Brother Naija’s Bisola Aiyeola and Bimbo Ademoye, Uchemba plays a funny detective character, and dishes out one liners with a funny squeaky voice.

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“My brother’s life mattered”: Big Brother Naija’s Khafi Kareem joins forces with UK police to find brother’s killer

Recall that on 8th June, Khafi’s younger brother Alexander Kareem was shot dead in cold blood in Shepherd’s Bush, London.

Khafi has joined forces with Scotland Yard and Crimestoppers to help catch his killers.

Alex, who suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen was said to be the victim of mistaken identity.

SEE: How Naira Marley and Khafi Kareem left the UK to make it big in Nigeria

His mother and family members also pleads for killer to come forward and surrender.

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1NBCondolences: “Didnt know her but its sad AF that another Queen is gone” Tribute pour for YouTuber Nicole Thea dies along with her unborn son

YouTuber and dance queen Nicole Thea is dead at 24 years old.

Source: NicoletheatvInstagram

Nicole was 8 months pregnant at the time of her death and her unborn son who herself and partner, Boga name Reign died along with her. He would have been her first born child.

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List of US fraud charges ‘Mr Fine’ Woodberry aka MARK KAIN is going down for, its way more than Hushpuppi

Recall that Olalekan Ponle Woodberry was arrested along with Hushpuppi and others on 10th June 2020 in Dubai.

One of the reasons Hush and Woodberry have been publicly named is the significant amount of evidence that had been gathered over time at least a year before their arrests.

Handsome Woodberry flaunts his luxury life he gained through fraud. source: Woodberry/Instagram

The FBI on behalf of the United States of America names 29 year old Woodberry as chief BEC scammer posing as “Mark Kain” to defrauded companies in the USA of tens of millions of dollars between January 2019 until at least September of that same year.

While its not all the evidence, the FBI highlights main evidences of alleged scams Woodberry committed. Continue reading

How FBI had been watching Hushpuppi and Woodberry’s for months

Following the arrest of Hushpuppi along with Ponle Woodberry and their gang, rumours have been going around as to why, who and what led them to the FBI.

Kemi Olunloyo, Nigeria’s investigative journalists lead the idea that the Russians were behind the arrest after Hushpuppi and gang ran away with money they made in a deal Russians hackers.

Other rumours surround the same story but supposedly, the deal was made with people of Dubai and Nigeria.

But did revelations in FBI affidavit submitted to prosecute Hushpuppi and Woodberry reveal how they gathered evidence that lead to their arrest? Continue reading

Could this be Efe Martin’s 419 template used to catch people?

Efe Martins is alleged to have been part of Hushpuppi’s gang arrested on June 10th.

While the FBI has not come officially charged the Edo Ambassador, a group called ScamWarners may have put this Efe on the map as a scammer to beware.

A vigilant group exposes a Dr Efe Martins exposed as fraud scammer by vigilante group

In exposing him, the group showed the email template used to tempt individuals to fall for his crimes. See the template below. Continue reading

“I am not going into 2015 as broke as people who called me broke”: MEET Ramoni Igbalode aka HUSHPUPPI

Ramon Igbalode Abbas also known as Ray Hushpuppi is awaiting his fate in USA for fraud committed against over 1.9 million people many of whom are Americans.

There was once a time where no one knew how this guy got the wealth he flaunted so extravagantly on social media. His “real estate” businessman claim was fooling nobody, but he did fulfil his dreams of never going broke.

From a second hand designer clothes seller to multi-millionaire fraudster. Source: Hushpuppi/Instagram

As we ponder on what the future now holds, lets reminisce on five things about Ramon “Hushpuppi” Abbas. Continue reading

FBI Evidence: List of US fraud charges Hushpuppi is going down for, and the money involved here is not child’s play

Following his arrest under Operation Fox Hunt 2 in Dubai, Hushpuppi was officially expelled from the United Arab Emirates and handed to USA, where its believed he was one of the masterminds behind $435 million worth of fraud crimes.

Source: Dubai Police HQ

The FBI on behalf of the United States officially lodged a case against Hushpuppi on 25th July 2020, with an affidavit to back-up claims of fraudulent activities Hushpuppi & co, conducted in the USA between January 2019 and October 2019.

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Watch VIDEO: How Hushpuppi met his 419 day of reckoning with Dubai Authorities

Hushpuppi was said to be asleep at his Palazzo Versace Dubai hotel apartment on June 10th 2020 when he was nabbed by Dubai Police in an operation dubbed Fox Hunt 2.

In a video released by the Dubai Police HQ, Hush was arrested alongside Woodberry and 10 others for multiple fraud charges of crimes committed in different parts of the world.

On social media he boasted of gaining his wealth as a Continue reading

Lawsuits served via twitter as female doctor, Bola accuses fellow popular one doctor, Dr Funmi of rape in the UK

A doctor by the name of Bola Aseyan has accused her fellow, a popular Twitter doctor, Dr Olufunmilayo of rape.

Bola arrived into the UK just before the lockdown for a short visit, staying at Dr Funmi’s residence who lives permanently in the country. She moved out following the allegations and filed an official claim with the UK Leeds police.

Dr Funmi denies these allegations, claiming that they had Continue reading

Santan Dave: 5 things we really want to know about this immigrant pastor’s son

Santan Dave beat eleven other talented artists to win the 2019 £25k Mercury Prize for his first official album – Psychodrama.

The Hyundai Mercury Prize is given each year along with a cash prize for Best British album of the last year, to artists whose album deserves an accolade.

Dave, 21, has long been perfecting his lyrical craft since at least 2015 following years of family and psychological drama.

It is these commotions reflected poetically in the winning album and many of his other musics that has given Dave the recognition.

Since there is more talent to come from Dave, let’s get acquainted with five facts.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in Manchester –> Hilton Deansgate

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and all kinds of people in Manchester for the 11th year running.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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Nigerian Valentine Comedy Show 2020: Basketmouth in London –> O2 Academy, Brixton

Our staple event of the valentine season is back.

Basketmouth is coming in 2020 to sprinkle laughter among lovers and people in London.

Like last year, the theme of the show is Son of Peter and Mr Okpocha will be bringing the best of his comedies as usual.

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How UK immigration broke up Santan Dave’s family apart, deporting dad back to Nigeria

Santan Dave’s dad was deported to Nigeria despite having three children born in the UK.

Juliet Doris and her three boys

In a cypher lyrics Blackbox TV, Dave aka David Orobosa Omoregie coded-ly revealed this about his family; “I never came from a broken home, the system came and broke my home”.

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Nigerian American, Tyler Idowu zanku for NBA2k

BurnaBoy and Zlatan put the Nigerian dance craze, zanku on the worldwide map.

Now the renowned NBA2K has added it to its NBA2K basketball video gaming series.

The company best known for basketball sports simulation video games commissioned their employee, Tyler Idowu to embed zanku into their series for fans and players of the video game.

How Santan Dave nearly followed in his brothers’ footsteps to jail but momma saved the day

Santan Dave has come a long way from his debut rap gig

23rd of September 2019 could not have gone any better for Santan Dave.

The 21 year old Nigerian British artist stood with his proud mum accepting the Mercury Music Price winner’s trophy for his latest album ‘Psychodrama’ which also came with a £25k cash prize.

In his speech, Dave thanks his mum, and brother, Christopher. Boy, those two are the most influential people who got him to that stage.

In 2015, the then 16 year old made his rap debut on Bl@ckBox. In that moment in time with his rapping, you could tell he was one special talent.

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Watch the Ayegbusi, Olu and Hannah welcome baby no.2 – two years into marriage

Two years after their wedding, following a 6 months engagement, Olu and Hannah welcome their second child.

The couple debuted their newborn on their YouTube channel, detailing how the newborn was scheduled to be born via c-section, but all went smoothly and naturally instead.

Watch the video below.

READ: Why wait! East Londoner Hannah weds Olu within a year of courtship

How Naira Marley and Khafi Kareem left the UK to make it big in Nigeria

Should we take a leaf from these people’s book if you are looking to blow in Nigeria and are from abroad.

In the streets of UK, these two were relatively unknown.

Kafilat Kareem, popularly known as ACupofKhafi was an ordinary UK police officer living in London, used by Scotland Yard as its poster girl to encourage people of ethnic minority into the force.

While a police officer, the 20 year old Ekiti girl was trying Continue reading

“Has he placed on the Nigerian or British Charts”: Naira Marley is rejected by Wikipedia

The guys at Wikipedia have concluded Naira Marley is not entitled to a Wiki and officially deleted his page.

Naira Marley deleted from Wikipedia after conclusion he had not earned such rights

While he still features under other artists whom he has worked with, Wiki moderators questioned why Naira aka Azeez Fashola deserved his own page on the prominent site.

Arguments were put forward as to why the page should or should not be deleted. One statement said: “Fail Continue reading

See the English Politician Dino Melaye say are grammatically incorrect

How have you been saying some these words?

Senator Dino Melaye corrects some English that has been incorrectly said at least two times per person

Senator Dino Melaye lists out popular statements that he believes everyone has said at least two times, and said incorrectly – supposedly they are grammatical blunder.

Some interesting ones are instead of “she delivered a baby boy”, the correct English should be Continue reading

2-year post study UK visa is coming back

Five years after it was abandoned, the 2 year post study visa for international students is returning.

Boris Johnson’s government announced it will be bringing back the visa in a strategic plan to boost the fight against life-threatening illnesses and research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

While students of STEM may be highly favoured, the scheme will be opened to Continue reading

Oscar Okwurime dies in UK Immigration detention center

Oscar Okwurime, a Nigerian man of Igbo origin died last week at Harmondsworth detention centre after complaining for weeks that he was having pains on his side.

The 34 year old who recently entered the UK on a visitor’s visa was found dead by a fellow detainee.

Oscar arrived to the UK with a visitor’s visa, and claimed asylum upon entry. His claim was refused and he was booked a Continue reading

Is the Whatsapp rumour: “Settlement Refugee or humanitarian protection and Windrush Damage control” true?

An immigration rumour surrounding people with no documents being eligible for Indefinite Leave to Remain is circulating on WhatsApp.

Even people not eligible when you look at the criteria are being pushed to go ahead and apply.

There is the saying that there is nothing impossible, so is there a chance that the rumors are true? Continue reading

UK’s Annual 8th Edo Festival to hold this November 2019

Calling all Edos to one of the best festivals in diaspora – The Edo Festival and Awards of 2019.

Following its successful run for the last 7 consecutive years, the festival is back to celebrate all things Edo with entertainment events and entertainment to include cultural dance, live band, fashion show, exhibition, comedy and much more.

Hosted by JJ Barry and friends, the event which has previously seen the likes of Benin Great musician Akobe, Dion Osagie and many more famous faces is sure to be an evening to remember.

See Edo Festival date and how to get tickets

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Before they were famous: DaBaby and the Awutes mugshot

DaBaby and his Nigerian American homeboys put Nigeria on the map with their suave style at Qualityentllc’s wedding at the weekend.

Also put on that map was Qualityentllc and his family’s unsettling criminal past – a good thing that music is finally paving the way for them.

Dababy and his American Nigerian homeboy, TG aka Qualityentllc

Before fame, y’all know DaBaby got into all kinds of run-ins with the law, so did his Nigerian homeboys and they are well featured on multiple Charlotte based law enforcement websites for their various unlawful antics.

See their mugshots below. Continue reading

Meet Timi Dorgu: The CofE Bishop son who created Chioma’s engagement ring

He has created bespoke rings for popular athlete Perri Shakes-Drayton and her long jumper husband who is currently starring in Nigeria’s Big Brother 2019 House.

But not until he customised OBO’s requested engagement ring for Chioma did Timi fully make his mark as a certified bespoke DiamondByDorgu ring designer. 

Meet the privileged Timi, a Nigerian Britico Bishop’s son who created that beautiful ring sitting on Chioma’s ring finger. 

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#Chivido2020: How much did Chioma’s ring cost?

Davido just proposed to his new fiance, Chioma Rowlands, with an enviable ring surrounded by family and friends who partook in creating the memorable surprise.

On Sept 12th, Davido proposed to his pregnant girlfriend, Chioma with a beautiful halo inspired gold ring

1NB can reveal that her new ring was specially envisioned by Hatton Garden’s Diamonds by Dorgu at a rumored cost of £8000 (N3.6 million).

The cost may truly be that high as a similar looking ring at a different Hatton Garden based jeweler has a starting price of Continue reading

African Giant’s Burna Boy tours the UK: Get your tickets here

Following the sell out success of the USA leg, gbese King’s Burna Boy will be coming to perform the UK leg of his African Giant tour in November.

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The Nigerian artist who just released his latest single, Gum body with Jorja Smith will be entertaining fans with his music many of which have been 2019’s worldwide national anthem including; On the Low, Dangote, KIlling DEm featuring Zlatan and much more.

Four UK locations have been confirm – London, Birming, Manchester and Leicester.

See The African Giant’s UK Tour dates and tickets

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Our 21st Gen Wizkid has arrived: 5 facts about #heisrema Rhema

Dumebi Dumebi kpalanga….
Eh Dumebi
Dumebi don go carry belle
Eh Dumebi
Le Kwa na  mi si, see Omoye
Come see Omoye, O baby oyoyo

If you know this song, then you may already know the young upcoming artist behind it – REMA aka Divine Ikubor.

Rema is not only gaining popularity in Nigeria’s mainstream music but also venturing into the USA thanks to ex-President Barrack Obama, who recently revealed Rema among his summer 2019 playlist with the track ‘Iron Man’.

Whilst Iron Man increased his popularity, ‘Dumebi’ is the track that has grabbed more people’s attention most likely because it vibes to both the young, the old, the intercontinental, cross-generational, you name it.

The track, the singer and his other music echoes the star-power path of Wizkid. Before he becomes our next mega superstar lets learn 5 clues about him Continue reading

Basketmouth aka Bright Okpocha: 5 Ehen facts

Arguably Nigerian comedy’s greatest export, Basketmouth has been dominating the UK comedy scene for over 10 years now.

As he prepares to relaunch his one-man show in the UK, we learn 5 ehen facts including his UK achievements, family and more that makes him Basketmouth aka Bright Okpocha – the UK’s adopted Nigerian comedy great.

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Valentine Comedy Show 2019: Basketmouth London –> The Indigo, O2

Our staple event of the valentine season – Basketmouth comedy show is back in London, February 2019 for its 10th year.

This year however has a different location and format as the tagline – Son of Peter – suggests.

Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth will be performing a live one-man show for the very first time at Greenwich’s Indigo O2 with a theme surrounding his life as a son of peter.

SEE: Basketmouth Valentine’s comedy show in Manchester – February 2018

In previous years, Basketmouth comedy show featured different artists and comedian. No suggestions that there will be guest appearances, there will be music and his previous one-man shows has been a sold-out success

Get your tickets below!!!

Date + Time: 7.00pm – 11.30pm, Sun 10th February
Venue: London indigO at the O2 in Greenwich, London, SE10 0AX
Price:
From £18.75
Genre: Afro, Nigerian, Music, Comedy, Events

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How to get a Nigerian Emergency Travel Certificate in the UK

Emergency travel certificates (ETC) are one of the easiest services available at the Nigerian High Commission in London, UK.

It can be applied for if a Nigeria citizen is in need to travel in the nearest future, but passport is lost, stolen, or possibly waiting for a passport application to be processed.

Here are some information you will need when applying. Continue reading

Tips on applying for a Nigerian passport online in the UK

Applying for a Nigerian passport in the UK was once a traumatic experience. Times are changing though.

Applications and payments are now made online – making the process more bearable and straight-forward than ever before.

From application to collection, here are what you need to know when applying for a Nigerian passport in the UK. Continue reading

The full 25 days of Kim Kardashian family Kristmas

Previously, the Kardashians served fans with a single Christmas family photo card.

This year, they decided to go different and gift fans with fun holiday photocard for each day of December up to Christmas day – 25th of December 2017.

For years the Kardashians dbut one Christmas photo-card for fans, this year they decided to go the whole 25 days

Led by Mrs Kim K West, each photo was taken in a clear white backdrop sometimes featuring a Christmas tree with family members including Kim, North and Continue reading

Keeping up with the young’uns: Popular ‘Black’ British (London) slangs making waves

Just when you thought you got wagwan and bomboclat in the bag, you start to hear uckers and dun know.

Although Black British slangs –  from a mix London’s grime music and Jamaican Language, patois – has been around a long time, but the likes of Dapaah, Stormzy and JHus are hyping it more than ever before.

Starting with the bufftings, then the generals and the peaks, here are some eye opening worldwide trending slangs  to keep you in the game – bearing in mind most of these depend in the context.

The Bufftings

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5 facts y’all did not know about Patricia Bright

Well technically, Patricia Bright is transparent and everything there is to know is on YouTube.

But, with seven hundred and fifty one videos uploaded so far, on her self-titled and Britpoplife channels, how many have you watched and how many of these did you know…

So the ‘O’ in PatOLovesYou is her Igbo name? Ok, Patricia 

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Who’s who?: Guess which twin Ava and Alexis McClure

4 year old Nigerian-Irish-American twins, Ava and Alexis McClure captured the world’s heart with their gorgeousness and curiosity. They are so alike physically and completing each other sentence that it can be tricky telling which is Ava or Alexis.

Can you tell who is who?

Picture 1: Which one is Ava, and which is Alexis?
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How Mr. White in Joyner Lucas’ ‘I’m not racist’ won THAT debate

If he was unheard of before, Joyner Lucas has certainly made his mark globally with his viral video: I’m Not Racist.

The provocative video revolves around racial grievances between blacks and whites in America, and it’s portrayed heavily with stereotypes – the white supremacist vs the lazy black man.

While Joyner’s aims were to reflect current situations in America, some of the track’s content is pretty relevant to other ‘white dominated’ countries like the United Kingdom.

Watching both sides of the argument, Mr Black did not look goo, making it easy for Mr White to easily win the argument. Here is why… Continue reading

Stefflon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian to lead London’s anti-slavery march

SteffLon Don and Dont Jealous Me comedian, Tolu are among stars pledging to lead a planned national anti-slavery march in London in support of the #saynotoslavery campaign.

The march comes following a CNN video footage which confirmed rumours of black Africans being sold in Libya.

In the disturbing video, a ‘human’ auctioneer is heard shouting “900… Continue reading