Davido captioned the word ‘e choke’ in an Instagram post, and crowds including celebrities have begun to use the word. What does it mean?
Nigeria #EndSARS protest has taken the stage worldwide for the mistreatment of citizens by the now defunct SARS.
While the protests continue off and online, it arising that the African country, Congo, is going a through silent genocide because of Continue reading
A couple have made a video claiming a concoction of malasses and baking soda can heal cancer patients.
The couple, while stating a disclaimer, suggested that imbalanced Continue reading
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
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.
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
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
He was well known for his exceptional speeches, but this speech right here is worth thanking Chadwick Boseman for.
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
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.
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
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
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.
As we ponder on what the future now holds, lets reminisce on five things about Ramon “Hushpuppi” Abbas. Continue reading
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.
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
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, Continue reading
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
The Patrick that the Irish celebrate every year also happens to be the patron of Nigeria – the same St Patrick’s honoured on 17th March annually in Great Britain.
Who make these up?
Supposedly, Patrick, who may have been named Continue reading
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
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
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.
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
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
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…
Here are some of the men and outfits worn to #AMVCA 2017 Continue reading
#Mbok, not the English language one which stands for Mentoring Body of Knowledge but the Nigerian version.
The one that is short but sweet, almost explanatory of the writer’s intention.
The word is an ibibio language which comes from Continue reading
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.
Luckily Continue reading
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.’
And the second: Continue reading
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
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:
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
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
Makosi made her name when she took part in the 6th series of Big Brother UK in 2005 and had sex with Continue reading
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”
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Only 6 days to Christmas and more than 60 people’s family and friend’s lives have been turned upside down by a lorry driver in Berlin Germany.
All hail Maris with her new ‘Hotel Secrets’ series.?
Maris will be taking us on a journey of experiencing and getting the most out of hotels in the UK overtime.
In this first episode, she visits the exquisite 5-star Courthouse hotel in Shoreditch, London.
Check her out and don’t forget to like and subscribe!
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
Congratulations to the new Ghana Presdient – Nana Akufo-Addo. May your reign bring big favours to Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Bo Talley, an events business owner, is a married mummy of 4! Lord of mercy, prayer time…?
The BBC will add Pidgin English, Igbo and Yoruba as part of the 11 new languages to be introduced to their World Service programmes in 2017.
Click link below image ⬇⬇ to watch the introductory video.
Check out this video, how much of what she says do you understand?
Does it really matter since the hip action is also speaking the same language which we understand ????. Continue reading
I received a text message about this number – 0800 22 66 55. The text went like this:
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