Diasporan turned Edo Governor aspiriant, Dion Osagie arrives in UK for upcoming tour

Popularly known for exposing the real state of poor people in Benin City, Edo State and helping them, Dion Osagie has landed in London to promote his work.

Dion, a 2019 Governor aspirant has gained thousands of adoring fans worldwide captivated by his work often shown on Continue reading

Finally! A lady Doctor Who

Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker has been announced by the BBC, as the 13th doctor to play Doctor Who.

Julie will commence the role from 2018 after current Doctor, Peter Capaldi bows out in the 2017 Christmas special, and as predicted, the news has divided fans of the show. See reactions below. Continue reading

Ayesha Alohan-Eke, 16, declared missing from Illford

Police have declared 16 year old Ayesha Alohan-Eke missing having last been seen at home in Ilford on Friday July 14.

16 year old missing Ayesha Alohan-Eke is said to black, 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build

Ayesha is believed to have travelled to Whitechapel area but her current whereabouts are unknown.

She was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, navy blue trousers, grey trainers, and carrying a black rucksack. She is described as black, 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build with black hair.

Do you have any information on Ayesha’s whereabouts? Police are urging to contact the East Area Command unit in Ilford on 101. To remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Why was Stephen granted £30,000-a-month spousal support from Mel B despite a $5 million net worth?

Last week, court document revealed Stephen Belfonte was granted a temporary £30,000-a-month request in alimony support from Spice Girl, Mel B.

Plus a one off payment of £106,936 to cover the legal and forensic fees he has accumulated over the past few months.

But why was Stephen granted this despite having an estimated $5 million net worth?

His spousal support request from Mel B include $2k monthly clothing allowance, $11k per month on Continue reading

Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah handpicked by the Queen as first black equerry

Ghanaian-born Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, has been appointed as the Queen’s new equerry – an important roles in the royal household.

He is the first black man believe to take such position within the Royal Household.

Twumasi-Ankrah as an escort commander at William and Kate’s wedding

Nana, 38 was handpicked by the Queen from a number of potential appointees. His duties will involve close attendance to the Queen in public, personally assisting her with official engagements and welcoming high-profile guests to royal residences.

Popularly known as TA, Nana moved to the UK from Ghana Continue reading

2 jailed, 2 suspended and 2 on the run: Nigerian tax credit scammers

Oluwatobi Emmanuel Odeyemi and Kayode Sanni have been jailed for a £10 million scam.

Oluwatobi Emmanuel Odeyemi and Kayode Sanni jailed for total of 8 plus years for scamming HMRC with civil servants’ details 

They along with Oluwagbenga Odeyemi (Stephen), his wife Oluwatumininu Banjo, Adedamola Oyebode, Kayode Sanni and Chantelle Gumbs ran a tax credit scam using the identities of Continue reading

Want a stylish Ghana-Must-Go bag for £22? Go to…

Topshop are selling Ghana must go back, and they can be yours truly for £22 or ₦8,000.

Topshop’s version of Ghana must go as seen on their site

Though the Topshop bags are made of different material and about a quarter of the original size, the real ones cost around £2 in markets.

The term ‘Ghana Must Go’ was coined Continue reading

[Video]: Black man vs white man fight: guess who gets called a monkey?

A fight breaks out between 2 drivers on a busy road in New Cross, London – the car driver is black and the lorry driver is white.

Lorry driver is all pumped up to fight – throwing punches before the other driver gets out of his car. But it is the black man who eventually get outs and starts to defend that gets hate comments from Youtube watchers including, ‘beat that f**king nigger. Beat it until it understands its station in life.’

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Bukola and Nasir collect their Queen’s Younger Leaders’ awards

Back in November 2016, Bukola and Nasir were announced as the Nigerian winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2017.

Fast forward to 29th of June 2017, the 2 deserving recipients received their accolades and that special handshake from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

A Warwick and Leicester universities graduate of Law, Bukola could not contain her excitement as she collected her award and mingled with Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Okey Bakassi —> 27th August —> Lighthouse, London

London Carnival is nearly upon us, commencing from 26th August for three days, and right in the middle is Okey Bakassi and friends serving laughter.

Basketmouth and the usual popular funny comedian are scheduled to appear meaning this particular weekend will not be dulling at all. Check out the details below.

Date + Time: 5.00pm – 11pm, Sun 27th August Continue reading

What happened to DJ money? Cuppy moves back into her parent’s Kensington home

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy flaunts a fabulous DJ-ing and producing lifestyle on Instagram, jetting from one country to the next to perform at top club spots.

DJ Cuppy with daddy, oil and energy tycoon Femi Otedola

However, the billionaire’s daughter and star of Lagos to London: Britain’s New Super Rich has had to move back into her parents Kensington home citing Continue reading

It now cost £5.48 for visa ’email’ enquires made outside the UK

The home office has announced that effective from today 1st June, it will now cost £5.48 to enquire about your visa application if you live outside the UK.

A scenario may be, you have made an application and it is taking sometime to hear back from the home office aso you wish to get in touch with them. You will need Continue reading

‘She is relentless, she doesn’t stop’: The conclusion of Angel Duffy from Britain on the Fiddle

Britain on the Fiddle series 2, episode 1 introduced us to three people who had scammed the British benefits system and were being brought to account for their acts.

The episode ended with a cliff-hanger on the most interesting and popular character – Angel Duffy – who made up different stories to get away with her fraud. The suspense was finally concluded in series 2, episode 2.

Recalling at the end of episode 1 (read here), Angel Duffy (aka Angel Jackson aka Paris Anderson) was remanded in custody until her trial with presenter, Richard Bilton, saying at the very end: “…in the coming months, event will take place that will turn this case on it head”.

Episode 2 portrays just that, at least at the beginning, and it becomes Continue reading

The ‘pick me, pick me’ smile: Theresa May appealing to black voters with a visit to RCCG church

11 days to election and, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May turned up at Redeemed Christian Church of God’s Jesus House, London on Sunday to listen to the word of God – and position herself as suitable PM in the minds of black people.

In a video uploaded by the church, Mrs May listened, laughed and clapped as senior pastor of Jesus House in Brent Cross – Pastor Agu Irukwu – delivered a message on becoming citizens of God’s kingdom. He drew analogy between being citizens of God and how he became a British citizen after Continue reading

Who-is-Who UK: Olalekan Ajala’s 50 birthday extravaganza at The Dorchester [Video]

London based Olalekan Ajala celebrated his 50th birthday in a classy style in April 2017 surrounded by his wife, Yewande and 3 children.

The extravagant white-themed event held at the Dorchester Hotel in Park Lane was adorned with designer wearing guests whom were treated to champagne on arrival, samba dancers, saxophonist and of course, Nigerian music.

Olalekan graced the occasion in Tom Ford and Continue reading

Uk’s scapegoat Ibori gets a measly £1 out of £4,000 claim in damages

James Ibori, former Delta State governor has been awarded £1 (approx. ₦480) by UK courts for false imprisonment and breach of his human rights.

Ibori, 57, was due to be released from prison on 20th of December 2016 following a deal brokered with the Home Office. However, in an attempt to Continue reading

Actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande arrives in London for Isoken movie premiere

Isoken the movie is set to premiere at Leicester Square’s Cineworld tomorrow from 7pm, and its stars are arriving slowly but surely.

While fellow star, Funke Akindele Bello is yet to arrive, main star Dakore Egbuson-Akande arrived yesterday and attended promo duties today at BEN TV studios. The 38 year old mother of two wore Continue reading

Child tax credit has changed from 6th April 2017

Parents will no longer get tax credit for ‘child no.3+’ born on or after 6th of April 2017. This applies to children born after child ‘no 2’ on or after the date. But there are exceptions for this rule, according to HM Government

A leaflet being distributed with child tax credit renewal pack by HMRC revealed the changes

The changes does not affect children born before 6th of April or 1st and 2nd born child. Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 29th May —> Baab-e-Salaam, Manchester

Its coming to London, Birmingham and of course, Manchester. Some of the biggest comedians and musician will be there.

AY will be there
I go Die will be there
Mercy Johnson will be hosting and even Harrysong on the mic.

Check out the full list of entertaining guests and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

Date + Time: 6.30pm – 11pm, Sun 29th May (London) Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 27th May —> Irish Centre, Birmingham

Its got to be the biggest comedy show yet guaranteed to literally laugh-cry, cry-laugh. Naija’s most funniest duo Aki and Paw Paw take their friends to Birmingham.

Check out the full list of entertaining guests and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

Date + Time: 6.30pm – 11pm, Sun 27th May (London) Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Aki-PawPaw and Friends —> 28th May —> Lighthouse, Camberwell

Its got to be the biggest comedy show yet guaranteed to literally laugh-cry, cry-laugh. Aside from one of the most loved, funniest comedy duos – Aki & Paw Paw :

Mercy Johnson will play host. AY will be there. Harrysong will be there and more

Just check out the full list and get your (cheapest) ticket as soon as is possible.

Date + Time: 6.30pm – 11pm, Mon 28th May (London) Continue reading

Kemi Adeosun to obtain list of Nigerians who own UK properties – it does not go down well

Nigeria’s finance minister – Kemi Adeosun – faced backlash after revealing that the UK government will provide a list of properties owned by Nigerians on twitter.

While some twitter users felt it was a far-fetched task, others suggested the minister should look home before going abroad.

How this is going to work legally remains unknown. See reactions below ⬇⬇ Continue reading

UK Nigeria High Commission still short of passport booklets despite NIS announcement

UK’s Nigeria High Commission continues to have passport shortages despite an earlier announcement by The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) that its booklets are now available.

Notice has seen on Nigeria High Commision UK website

A statement released on Monday in Nigeria, signed by NIS’ Public Relations Officer – James Sunday claimed that there were passport booklets across all the service’s issuing centres in Nigeria and missions abroad.

He said: Continue reading

BookTour: The SmartMoneyWoman by Arese –> 17 March –> Chelsea London

Following her financial-advice book, Smart Money Woman, Arese is coming on tour to London to share successful tips.

At approximately £36 to attend, the event may be pricey but Arese and her host, Seun have promised to discuss the smart money lessons within the book, investment opportunities in Nigeria including real estate offerings and banking, and give out signed copies while sipping on cocktails with canapes.

Date + Time: 7.00pm, Fri 17th March 2017 Continue reading

Lord Sugar trumps on Arnold and begs the president for USA Apprentice job

He has not been a fan of the US president, but Lord Sugar has expressed his wish clearly to become the US Apprentice boss by dismissing recently sacked Arnold Schwarzenegger and begging Mr Trump for the job.

The UK Apprentice boss popularly know for twitter fights with Continue reading

Scary spice, Mel B loses dad aged 63

Melanie B has revealed her dad, Martin Brown, has sadly passed away after 5 years of battling cancer.

Mel, 41, shared the message on her instagram with a picture of her and her sister’s hands holding Martin’s during his final hours. He died from multiple myeloma cancer leaving behind Mel, Danielle and 5 grandchildren.

Mel B with her dad, Martin Brown

Nigeria’s Visa on Arrival Scheme is only for the select few

Nigeria has a Visa on Arrival scheme at its port of entry which has been going on for some years now and is available to business travellers, tourists and transit visitors who were unable to obtain a visa from a Nigerian Embassy in their county of residence or where no embassy exists.

However, these visas are targeted at High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and investors – according Continue reading

British MP, John Howell, pays a second visit to Nigeria to strengthen ties

British MP for Henley, John Howell paid a two day second visit to Nigeria in the hope of further strengthening ties between the two countries.

John Howell paid a visit to Centenary City, Abuja, on his two-day visit to Nigeria

John, 61, who is the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria arrived on the 27th to a very short and busy schedule. He started his day at Centenary City where he learnt about its vision, progress and what was in it for Britain before moving on to Abuja Tech Village.

The tech village headed by Hauwa Yabani is a ‘Science and Technology Park’ currently being developed to Continue reading

‘Are we going Dutch?’: The #awkward conversation between Elaine and Steve on Channel 4’s First Dates

Elaine and Steve were having fun – a beautiful chat, dancing together – until it was time to pay the bill.

When the waitress brings the bill, Steve who did not have enough money asks ‘Are we going Dutch?’ meaning “are we paying for ourselves?”

If you are not yet feeling as awkward as the waitress waiting for her money, Elaine then asks while contributing some money ‘Is that enough or do you want more’ to which Steve shamelessly says ‘Err, put another ten quid with it…’

Absolutely speechless, what a legend – #wehdonesir. Watch the video below.

Full show can been watch on Channel 4 website

‘Bomboclats in Peckham’: Bini hairdressers fight over one customer then with a Jamaican

The hairdressing hustle in Peckham is for real.

On a daily basis, women – including those with brand new hairs – get asked “are you doing your hair today?”, and on some occasions the hairdressers battle it out to see who gets one customer.

That occasion has been caught in a video showing a group of women gathered in front of a hair salon off Peckham Rye.

At first, the commotion is unclear as some ladies stare, some speak in Bini – Edo language, others argue while one person Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: FunnyBone Untamed —> 14th April —> Lighthouse Camberwell

Basketmouth Valentine comedy show just happened, the next one is in March featuring Lolo1, then this show and laugh it out loud, the comedies are coming in non-stop.

Here is your next dose of laughter – Funnybone Untamed.

Phyno, Seyi Law, Gordons and more will be there, see how to get your tickets below

Date + Time: 5pm – 11pm, Fri 14th April 2017 Continue reading

Basketmouth’s valentine day show hits a jackpot then next year’s date is confirmed

They gave it their all to make history with 10,000 lovers, using ‘The Queen’ to promote and the host himself even met the Mayor of Brentwood.

It would seem their effort paid off as 7,000+ queues of people packed into SSE Arena last night with special guests including Billionaire Otedola’s children DJCuppy and Temi, Niyii, Mr Eazi, BurnaBoy and many more.

The event’s success meant the organisers were confident enough to confirm next year’s date.

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Millionaire stock-trader – Elijah Oyefoso – hijacked in his Rolls Royce Wraith by “haters”

“They tried to get me, they tried to get me, but am still here” he says in his snapchat video uploaded by the Dailymail.

The millionaire stockbroker then shows the damage done to his £250,000 bullet proof Rolls Royce Wraith by ‘haters’ who boxed him and tried to steal the car on the streets of Lewisham – as he made his way to visit one of his ‘many’ properties.

Elijah started making his millions aged 20, after using Continue reading

Comedy Show 2017: Laugh It Out —> 30th April —> Crystal Palace

A family friendly show for couples and singles to go, laugh and get entertained.

Hosted by chief organiser, Dazzling Daizy and comedian Dee-One for the 4th year running, the event will bring together comedians, singers and entertainers from all around UK.

Date + Time: 5.30pm, Sun 30th April 2017 Continue reading

“Why don’t you keep it in your pants” king Kyle holidays with his former nanny-turned girlfriend

We all know him to say “why don’t you keep it in your pants” or “the dna test proves you are a liar, a scum, a…” you get the drift.

Anyhow, Jeremy Kyle, 51, was spotted with his 35 year old nanny-turned-girlfriend of 2 months – possibly more – holidaying in Barbados.

It comes a year after his ex-wife divorced him following allegations of her sleeping with Polo player James Carr,25.


Police fraud team investigates Rufus-KICC disastrous investment scheme

The City of London Police have opened a criminal investigation against Charlton Athletic footballer, Richard Rufus, who lost £3.9m of Kingsway International Christian Centre’s money through investments.

Between 2009 and 2010, Rufus, a then trustee, encouraged the church to give him £5m to invest in financial markets, promising a 55% return per year. He took a total of Continue reading

Nigerians, Ghanians and other commonwealth citizens may soon have easy access into the UK

MPs are crusading for citizens of all 52 commonwealth countries to have “fast-track” visa to the UK since Brexit.

A letter organised by Jake Berry – MP for Rossendale and Darwen – has been sent to the Home Secretary – Amber Rudd to “extend the hand of friendship to our Commonwealth partners” as revealed in the Telegraph.

Extracts of the letter sent to the Telegraph by UK MPs

Extending “hand” also include fast-tracking visitors from these countries with a special sign welcoming them. The letter was signed by 45 MPs with the matter to be discussed in detail on 26th Feb.

Basketmouth arrives in town with wife in time for his valentine comedy show

Huge promotion has been taking place to get 10,000 lovers to mingle and laugh at his show, even involving ‘The Queen’ and now he is here to do his job.

Basketmouth is in town with his wife, Elsie

He arrived London yesterday, visited The Beat FM studios, then attended church today with his Elsie before appearing on LondonLive channel for more promotion.

One of the biggest comedy show in town, star guests Continue reading

Yvonne Nelson graces the street of Croydon following BBC interview

Ghana’s finest, Yvonne Nelson flew in specially for a guest appearance on BBC World News, also finding the time to snap herself on the streets of Croydon with St.Mary’s Church as a backdrop.

Yvonne Nelson features with a BBC interviewer in a yet to be aired programme
Yvonne in East Croydon with the St.Mary’s church in the background

The actress and ex-Iyanya’s girlfriend appeared on BBC World’s ‘Focus on Africa’ to discuss how she stood for many Ghanaians by campaigning against the government over constant power cuts in Ghana.

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