Stephen Fry announces Olasunkanmi Opeifa as top 10 Finalist for 2020 Global Teacher Prize

Olasunkanmi Opeifa, an English teacher at the Government Day Secondary School, Abuja, Nigeria has been shortlisted as a top ten finalist for The Global Teacher Prize 2020.

Olasunkanmi’s name was introduced into the mix of finalists by renowned British actor and comedian, Stephen Fry.

Stephen describes Olasunkanmi as an inspiration to his students. Using edu-tainment, Continue reading

Nigeria’s Statue of #EndSARS Aisha Yesufu: 5 facts we never knew

Most people would recognise her from Chibok campaign of #Bringbackourgirls from 2014

But Aisha Yesufu has officially written her name with permanent pen in the book of history as an outright Nigerian campaigner following her Statue of Liberty-like pose that has earned her the Statue of #EndSARS name.

Aisha Yesufu, Nigerian Human Right campaigner

Dressed in a dark blue Muslim attire with legs spread in stance of protest, a bag hung across her chest and left arm raised as if punching the air – signifying empowerment to the people. The the image is set to go down in history as one of the most iconic moment in the #EndSARS campaign.

Who is Aisha Yesufu and how did her campaigning jump into the limelight?

Find out in the five facts below. Continue reading

#EndSARS: What is it all about?

Nigerian celebrities gathered on October 8th with protesters calling for the End of SARS for the first round of protests calling for the end of SARS following a series of online protests.

Furious at the ongoing brutality and extortion of citizens, stars including actress, Toke Makinwa and artists, Falz the Bad Guy, Tiwa Savage and Runtown turned out in force with ordinary citizens demanding for complete closure of the SARS Unit.

Here is all you need to know about the #EndSARS movement. Continue reading

This Chadwick Boseman’s inspirational speech will always be remembered when we make our next move

He was well known for his exceptional speeches, but this speech right here is worth thanking Chadwick Boseman for.

The 10 movies Chadwick Boseman starred in while battling colon cancer

Wakanda’s King in Black Panther, the great actor, Chadwick Boseman passed away on 28 August from colon cancer.

Following his death, Boseman’s family revealed his bravery as he filmed multiple movies while battling through chemotherapy and countless surgeries.

He had starred in 10 different movies Continue reading

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

“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.

See the evidence below. Continue reading

3 facts about Jollof on Jollof Rice Day

Wonders shall never end, and this wonder shall not be complained of.

Today, 22nd August 2017 is World Jollof Rice Day. First celebrated in 2015 by an unknown originator, calls continue for the UN to make the day office since millions of people consume the signature dish.

Even the BBC has it own recipe, Jamie Oliver – the renowned British Chef – recognised and created his own recipe – it did not go down well. Continue reading

Grab a seat: Neymar has been bought for ₦160 billion

Football may not be to everyone’s taste, but money, precisely £198 million basic fee – converted to naira, ₦95 billion – is a language understandable to the layman.

Na this man – 25 year old Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior – them wan buy for ₦160 billion

Wetin the guy wan do with that kind money? The guy is 25 year old Brazillian footballer, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior.

He will receive a transfer fee of £198 million broken down to around £40 million a year over 5 years. This is only an initial fee to be paid by his new club French football club Paris Saint-Germain. It excludes an estimated wage of Continue reading

Snooze at work (every) day: Uncle Mugabe doing what he does best

He has ruled since 1980, for 37 years with strong hand, but Robert Mugabe has set himself up to be best remembered for his snooze fest at important events including this one.

93 year old president Mugabe takes a nap at his own political tour

The 93 year old Zimbabwean president who has said he will never quit the post was at his 5th leg tour of the nationwide Presidential Continue reading

Icelanders outraged with rejection outcome for Nigerian asylum seeking family

Public outcry is alleged to have broken out in Iceland, after Sunday Iserian and his family lost their asylum bid to remain in the country. They now face deportation back to Nigeria.

Their story, alleged to have been traumatic since suffering violence, poverty and threats prompted an Icelander, Sally Kristinardottir to create an online petition for the family to remain in the country.

Sunday, 32, claims he left Nigeria after an uprising between Christians and Muslims, while Joy claims she was trafficked into Italy for prostitution. Together they have 8 year old Mary whom was conceived in Libya and born in Italy.

According to Joy, after losing her mum to murder, she met a pastor at church who promised to take her abroad and get a good job in 2008.

On her way to the abroad, in Libya she met and fell in love with Continue reading

How Bizarre! Did this pastor, David implicate himself in the injury of his wife?

A Benin pastor, David Steven, based in the Netherlands took to Facebook live video to explain ‘his side’ of the story circulating that he beat and nearly killed his wife of 3 years.

The pastor who does live pastoral videos on his Facebook page is alleged to have pushed Vivian down the stairs, putting in her in 9 hour coma.

Pastor David based in Netherlands is alleged to have beaten his wife, Vivian to stupor. he makes series of videos to defend himself

In a bizarre attempt to clear his name, David shares his side of the story, going further in another Facebook live video labelled ‘Vengeance from God for Vivian’ to curse out the witches and wizard involved.

But did David just implicated himself through explanations, comments and prayers? Continue reading

Saraya Paul among Chibok girls not wanting to return to “their old lives”

According to a mediator – Zainab Mustapha, 83 Chibok girls were supposed to be released by Boko Haram on Saturday May 6th, instead of only the 82 eventually freed.

The proposed 83rd – Saraya Paul – chose not to leave as she had built vested interest – a husband, and this instance happens to be the second time.

The first opportunity Continue reading

Kenya born Lucy Gichuhi becomes the first black African senator in Australia

She was born in Kenya, grew up and studied there, but 18 years after moving to Australia, 54 year old Lucy Gichuhi has become the first black African to take seat in its federal parliament.

After being sworn in, Lucy said: “I am honoured and humbled to be sworn in today as the first ever person of Black African descent in the Australian Parliament,”

“I thank God, my husband and daughters, my father and all other friends, family and supporters for your encouragement, and sharing the vision we hold to unite Australia as one.”

During the campaign, her citizenship and eligibility to run was challenged to court by Continue reading

Names of the 82 Chibok girls freed from Boko Haram in Nigeria

The names of all 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram’s abduction over the weekend have been released after President Buhari’s meeting with the now young women.

Supposedly these are the #chibokgirls. Lined up to see Mr President #buhari before he came to London

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In a deal brokered by The Red Cross on behalf of the Nigerian government and the Islamic group, the girls were released in exchange for 5 Boko Haram commanders, though they are unable to Continue reading

International Women’s Day: Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy feature on CNN’s African Influencers

Yesterday was the globally renowned International Women’s day. Happy International Women!

Ghana’s Nicole Amarteifio, Benin Republic’s Angélique Kidjo and our very own Jane Michael Ekanem, Tiwa Savage and DJ Cuppy were among 12 African Influencers CNN asked to tell people their favourite African quote.

Press play, listen and BE inspired! Continue reading

The men and their outfits at the #AMVCAs 2017

Some celebrity men at last night’s Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award, like the women, did not come out to play.

Adunni Ade made sure her boys stood out from the crowd, Nollywood legend, sir Olu Jacobs represented in a contemporary agbada and the detail in IK Ogbonna’s suit…

Model and actor, IK Ogbonna stunned in an Ivory Print Tuxedo by @jasonporshe

Here are some of the men and outfits worn to #AMVCA 2017 Continue reading

In Ghana: Dead man’s body is seized from coffin but eventually returned

Mortuary men literally carried this dead man out of the coffin and start walking away with him.

Supposedly the man’s family stilled owed GH¢40 balance for the preparation of his body but they sneakily took the corpse out of the mortuary and went straight to bury him.

Dead man was pulled out of coffin and taken away. See video below!

Luckily Continue reading

Cheeky 厚脸皮 rat! Rodent is caught stealing rice in China and put to shame

A rat has been forced to apologised for stealing rice in a shop in China 

The rat with no name who looked alive was tied up with 2 signs, the 1st reading: ‘Huh, is this the best you could do? Even if you beat me to death, I would not admit that the rice at your home had been stolen by me.’

A convict rat is put to shame with a sign reading: “Huh, is this the best you could do? Even if you beat me to death, I would not admit that the rice at your home had been stolen by me.’

And the second: Continue reading

Liar liar, pants on fire: Eastern Europeans steals an African man’s phone but denies it

3 Eastern Europeans steals an African man’s phone, dumps it in the bin and continuously deny despite one of them being dangerously held by the phone’s owner.

The event took place on the streets of Croydon and was recorded live on FB by media CEO Finch Yola.

Watch how the truth came out below – the crooks thought they would get away with it, if not for bystanders: Continue reading

The effects of long distance marriage? Olinda Chapel breaks down over cheating husband

She is based in the UK working as a health care professional and her husband is a popular rapper living in their hometown of Zimbabwe.

Such potential hotcake was likely to have someone keeping him warm whilst she was away or was it imagined that he crossed legs and held onto a pillow at night?

Meet the couple battling their marital and cheating affairs on social media:

Olinda Chapel Chideme and her husband, Desmond Chideme also known as Stunner the rapper

Her husband cheated with an 18 year old and when Olinda Chapel flies back home to Zimbabwe, she is clearly heartbroken as she claims she spent all her money caring and bringing up her husband to the standard he is.

Her husband, Stunner, claims his wife is just a suicidal mess. She dumps him –> takes him back –> then he dumps her. It all gets emotional and messy from there. Watch their video below: Continue reading

Thank God! Former Big Brother star Makosi is recovering from breast lump surgery

She felt something while scratching her breasts, instincts told her it was a lump, but a doctor told her no need to worry or do an MRI scan.

But thank God she is alive today to relive the details and urge others to check their breasts regularly

On a lovely August evening I had just come from the gym tired as usual! I remember on this particular day I went to the gym in the evening You know that feeling when you remove your sports bra…the relief, you then scratch really well …and as I was scratching I came across what every woman dreads to come across! A lump! I ignored it for a week , refused to touch my boob for a week, refused to pray about it or talk to anyone about it It was in my head but not in my head 7 days later I went to see my doctor, he said because of my age it was not necessary to do an mri scan so he just ordered an ultra sound…. I will do a video of what went through my head for 6 months, my struggle with God.. .I wondered and asked I eat well I pray I train every day I am freaken #fitfam why this… For now I give God back the glory that the surgery was success… I learnt that there is nothing we can do to impress God …He is not a man that He can be impressed with what impresses us When we are born we are given a script we have to act out… That script sometimes will make you fight God (Jonah)..but still glorify Him Ladies…feel your breasts…get tested…there is nothing to fear Because that Unwanted visitor #death knocks on every door Life will humble you yes but remember God is God and you have to do your script justice…this is as much as I can dictate while someone types…when I’m better we will continue 7/1/17 will always be a day to remember #bestyearever #thebestisyettocome #neverthoughtthiswouldbeme #dosomethingepic #gratefulanyway #lionessarising #lioness #bebrave #brave

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Makosi made her name when she took part in the 6th series of Big Brother UK in 2005 and had sex with Continue reading

Made in Nigeria: The world class animated short film

Wow ??. Even the pencil was “made in Nigeria” ?


Lets all hail Niyi Akinmolayan, a lagos based film maker and owner of Anthill studios. He made the following statement below and then took off with a BANG of an animation.

“I am going to be running the biggest children entertainment network in Africa”

Watch Video Continue reading

Leave Trump alone, Mr Adebayo Ogunlesi is a member of his council

Brother John McCain (pictured) is cheer leading for oyinbo style coup on Trump following allegations Russia interfered in US presidential campaign.

The feeling may be mutual since John has not gotten a call to seat at the front table, so can we just get on and allow this guy into office?

Abeg o, I be back cheerleader because we don’t know what he can do yet,  but Continue reading

0800226655 “devil worshippers” number may be fake

I received a text message about this number – 0800 22 66 55. The text went like this:

0800-number
 
Normally I see this kind of email and ignore because they are usually junk nonsense. But since I was not willing to die just yet nor did I want my beloved friends or family to face the same fate, I forwarded it on.

Through joke a friend of mine said someone should try to call it now and I suggested she should since she was on contract.

Anyhow, I decided to try it and if it rang I would quickly hang up the phone without saying anything. Continue reading