Ooni disowns statement credited to the Palace, restates respect for Oba of Lagos

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Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja 11) on Friday disowned a remark credited to one Tunde Awoyemi who claimed to be the palace Director of tourism that the palace of Ooni would invoke the wrath of ancestors on Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu if he fails to tender apology for snubbing Arole of Oduduwa at a public function recently.

Ooni Ogunwusi insisted he would continue to hold Oba of Lagos in high esteem and continually give him respect not only as one of the foremost traditional rulers, but also as an elderly Oba.

Nnamdi Kanu leaves Kuje prison (Photos)

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje Prison in Abuja after meeting the bail conditions granted him by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday After almost 2 years in detention, he left the prison at about 5pm after meeting the bail conditions. He was driven out of the detention facility by former aviation minister Osita Chidoka.

Justice Nyako had on Tuesday granted bail to Kanu, who along with three others are being prosecuted on charges bordering on treasonable charges..

Omotola is all shades of gorgeous in new photos

She's beautiful!

Photo: Man jailed for raping 5-year-old, told victim her mother would die if she told anyone

A 41-year-old man who raped a five-year-old girl in Croydon, UK has been jailed for 13 years.

Jerry Ablorh of Bensham Grove, Thornton Heath, was sentenced on Friday, April 28, at Croydon Crown Court having previously been found guilty of rape and two counts of sexual assault by penetration.

He attacked the girl at his former home in Collyer Avenue, Croydon between January and December 2014.

That time Mercy Aigbe denied that her husband beat her...even though you can see that her eye was slightly swollen (video)

Back in April 2013, Mercy Aigbe's husband Lanre Gentry was accused of dragging her out of a hotel room into his car after battering her at an event . The two later did a video denying that the incident took place. (watch the video above). Guess Mercy is tired of hiding!

Anti-abortion advocate calls for Serena Williams to be stripped of grand slam title, claiming her pregnancy meant two people were playing, not one

An Australian politician is calling for Serena Williams to be stripped of the grand slam title she recently won while pregnant because, according to him, the fetus is a person and as such counts as a double partner.

Claiming "foetal personhood", Rev. Fred Nile MP, said Serena playing tennis with another living being in her body meant she was unfairly advantaged. 

"She was playing doubles in a singles tournament!" Nile screamed at the ‘Day of the Unborn Child’ protest.

Chilling CCTV footage shows serial sex beast dragging a woman into bushes and raping her - just hours before marrying footballer Harry Kane's pregnant cousin

Disturbing footage (main) shows Derry McCann, 28,(right) standing across the road from his victim before following her along the pavement.

McCann was given three life sentences after assaulting the 24-year-old woman in the park in Hackney, east London, on January 13. Just hours later he tied the knot with pregnant Kerry Hogg.

Nnamdi Kanu leaves Kuje prison after 2 years

After meeting his bail conditions, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, left Kuje Prison in Abuja around 5pm this evening April 28th. He was driven home by former Aviation minister Osita Chidoka. Nnamdi Kanu was arrested in 2015 for treason and has been in prison since then.

He was granted bail by Justice Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday April 26th, after being told not to participate in any rallies or be found in a crowd of more than 10 people while he is on bail.

When you sit next to your ex and his hot girlfriend

Naomi Campbell pictured sitting next to her ex-boyfriend, Diddy, and his girlfriend Cassie, at the launch of ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story’ at The Beacon Theater in New York City...

Photos: Meet 'Queen Stunner', the lady alleged to have broken Mercy Aigbe's marriage

Another Nollywood marriage has crashed, the details are quite messy and yet again, another fair skinned lady has been fingered to have allegedly caused the marriage crash.

I learnt that domestic violence was a huge factor in the crash and a lady named Opemititi aka 'Queen Stunner' has also been mentioned as the lady having an affair with Mercy Aigbe's hubby.

Efforts to get comments from all parties involved is yet to yield any result at this time, but reliable sources tell us that Queen Stunner used to be like a younger sister to Mercy Aigbe, before things went south.

'I love my wife so much' - Mercy Aigbe's husband, Lanre Gentry shares photo of them after reports that he battered her

Mercy Aigbe's marriage to her husband, Lanre Gentry has crashed over alleged domestic violence. The couple had a nasty fight last week that left Mercy hospitalized with severe injuries. (See exclusive photos here )

Lanre, today shared a photo of a woman fighting with a man and wrote; "Say 'No' to the promiscuous n irresponsible women....#ma quote#". Three hours later, he tried to cover up by deleting his post, sharing a new photo of himself and Mercy at an event and wrote; "I love my wife so much."

Mercy Aigbe's 7-year marriage to Lanre Gentry crashes over alleged battering. See her battered face (photos)

For a while now all has not been well in the marriage of Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe. Her 7-year marriage to Lagos based hotelier, Lanre Gentry seems to have crashed. Sources tells that Mercy has been enduring domestic violence for a long time in her marriage but it's gotten worse lately.

We learnt that the couple had a nasty fight last week that left the actress with severe injuries and she's still receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos.

Exclusively get photos of the injury and they don't look nice at all.

Noami Campbell supports ex, Sean 'Diddy' Combs at the premiere of his hip-hop documentary (photos)

Naomi Campbell supported her ex-boyfriend, Sean 'Diddy' Combs at the premiere of his hip-hop documentary, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story" in New York on Thursday night. The film focuses on Diddy's founding record label Bad Boy Records and the 2016 artist reunion.

Naomi and Diddy who briefly dated in 2002, walked the red carpet together, cosying up and even holding hands. She looked chic in a pair of high-waisted black trousers, a white blouse complete with loose scarf and layered necklaces, while Diddy wore a blue shirt and matching trousers.

See more photos below...

President Buhari absent at Jummat prayer in Aso Rock

President Buhari was absent at the Jumaat prayer held at the presidential mosque in Aso Rock Abuja this afternoon. President Buhari had in the last two weeks prayed at the the mosque alongside some state governors and other government functionaries.

Justin Bieber gets new pink sapphire teeth worth $15,000

When you are as rich and carefree as Justin Bieber, you can do anything, including getting a grill made of a combination of pink sapphire and rose gold.

The 23-year-old recently bought himself the grill from his trusted dealer and it cost about $15,000. The mouthpiece was made by Gold Teeth God, a jeweler based in Los Angeles. 

Justin had bought jewelry from the company before so he chose them to fashion this new piece for him. Sources revealed that the singer flew to Miami last week to do an impression of his teeth.

Meet the sexy female chef who cooks stark naked

A new steamy cooking show features the world’s most daring TV host and a cheeky chef who strip off their clothes while making tasty dishes.

The Naked Kitchen show on Miami TV is the latest show by raunchy reporter Jenny Scordamaglia.In the latest episode she is ably assisted by glamorous guest Eila Adams.

5 soldiers reportedly killed in Boko Haram ambush in Borno

Five soldiers have reportedly lost their lives after suspected Boko Haram members hiding in an explosives-laden pickup truck, rammed into their military convoy in Borno state yesterday April 27th. The troops were on their way to a clearance operation in Damboa community when they were attacked.

A military source who confirmed the attack to AFP said
“At about 1100 hours (1000 GMT) on Thursday, a suicide bomber believed to be a Boko Haram terrorist riding in a van loaded with explosives rammed into a military convoy at Manguzum village. We lost five soldiers in the incident and more than 40 sustained various degrees of injuries”he said

Kylie Jenner reacts to waist photoshop allegations

Kylie Jenner has responded to the allegations that she edited a photo of herself posing in a pair of high-waisted navy blue Puma underpants. In the selfie shared via her Instagram page, some people noticed what looked like a warped doorframe around at her back and claimed it was the result of photoshopping. She has now reacted, saying there is a curtain by her side and it was moving while she took the selfie.

Eva Longoria steps out in revealing jacket at Billboard Latin Music Awards (photos)

42-year-old, Eva Longoria went braless as she stepped out in an open-fronted jacket at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Florida on Thursday. The white jacket had revealing cut strips in the arms, and was paired with matching trousers. See another photo after the cut.

Again Reno Omokri and EFCC Spar

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See the genius way this father stops his new born daughter's cry in seconds (video)

Daniel Eisenman is a new dad to an adorable girl but what makes him special is the way he consoles his daughter when she's crying and he swears it's a method that works. Daniel adopts some Buddhist practices to help him relax and he uses such methods on his daughter whenever she's fussy.

The hands-on, new dad, who lives in SanDiego, can be seen in a video, cradling his crying daughter.

He immediately begins to the Om, a sacred sound Buddhists and Hindus make deep in their throat, and surprisingly, the baby stops crying and goes to sleep immediately. He shared another video where the Om worked in getting his daughter to stop crying and he said it works all the time.

Kris Jenner bares major cleavage in white suit

Her daughter Kim Kardashian may have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons this week, however Kardashian matriarch, Kris Jenner looked unfazed as she stepped out for dinner in a racy ensemble.

The 61 year old, flaunted her cleavage in a tight fitting, plunging corset top, teamed with a sharp white suit for her night out.

Photos: Asian bride looks stunning in traditional Edo attire as she weds Nigerian husband

The couple, Ena Osime and Anna tied the knot at the Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi, Lagos two days ago. Congrats to them! More photos after the cut.

Captivating makeup photos of Rukky Sanda

The actress looked captivating in her makeup for Eniola Badmus' father's burial ceremony.

Scott Disick reveals he proposed to Kourtney Kardashian but....

Scott Disick has revealed that he did propose to Kourtney Kardashian but they “got scared” so never did anything about it.

Speaking to her sisters Kim and Khloe,he admitted that he even bought her a ring.In scenes from the upcoming Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Kim asks him:

Baby born with perfect manicured long nails

This new born baby's hands have gone viral for being born with manicured looking nails.Amazing!

See what they did to Kim Kardashian

No chill!

FG declares Monday May 1st public holiday

To commemorate the 2017 Workers day, the Federal government has declared Monday May 1st as public holiday. Minister of Interior Affairs, Abdulrahman Dambazzau announced this in a statement released by the Director, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Muhammadu Maccido.

Dambazzau congratulated Nigerian workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the present administration despite current challenges. He urged workers to continue to support the Buhari-led administration.

Herdsmen invade professor Wole Soyinka's home for the second time

Herdsmen have invaded the home of Nigerian writer, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and this will not be the first time such will happen. Last year, the Nobel laureate revealed that his home had been invaded by the herdsmen and hoped there will not be a repeat. Sadly, it's happened again.

The first time the herdsmen got into his home in Ogun State was in April last year. He said he was out of the country when it happened but came home to find that his home ground had been invaded and a motorable path was made by the hooves of cows through the grounds. The improvised entry and exit were blocked soon after but that did not deter the herdsmen as they intruded again.

Prof. Soyinka made this known to newsmen on Friday at the Freedom Park, Onikan, Lagos and disclosed that they created a different path to gain entrance this time, PM News reports.

This photo of Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and baby Luna is trending

The couple and their one-year-old daughter, Luna stepped out in style in New York City this week. Look at that! Baby Luna is so cute

Doting husband refuses to leave his wife's side when she's put in isolation for cancer treatment

A daughter's picture of her father sitting outside her mother's room while she's in isolation has melted hearts online and caused people to refer to her father as a hero husband.

Marci Newman, 49, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October last year and all the while, her husband, John, has been there for her every step of the way. 

Recently she had radiation treatment for cancer and was placed in isolation so John decided to improvise so his wife wouldn't be lonely. The doting husband moved his desk and chair to sit outside Marci's room, where she was isolated and from there he kept talking to her and reassuring her following a radioactive iodine treatment.

Revealing t-shirts unveiled in Russia to boost support for Putin (Photos)

Russian women are being urged to emblazon Vladimir Putin on their chests in a new range of revealing patriotic shirts.

With an election due next year, the designs are aimed at boosting support for the Kremlin strongman.

The initiative is from a patriotic youth group called Project Set. Some designs expose the cleavage in a love heart which Putin holds in his hands.

Others use a profile of the president to show admiration for Putin. Another design uses a Russian map to ram home the patriotic message.

Mercy Johnson kneels before the Ohinoyi Of Ebiraland (Photos)

Nollywood actress, mother and senior special assistant to Kogi State governor on entertainment, arts and culture, Mercy Johnson visited the palace of the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland and paid her respect by kneeling before him.

She shared photos from the visit and wrote;

"Visited the Palace of the Ohinoyi Of Ebiraland,Have no fear he said to me because "I Am With You".."

Aaron Hernandez’s estate is worth nothing: court records

Aaron Hernandez's estate is currently worth nothing, according to court records, but there is an offer to buy the former Patriot tight end's house.

The fiancee of the ex-New England star — who committed suicide last week in prison — and her lawyer said in an affidavit filed Wednesday in probate court that his estate is worth "$0.00" with “no monies available and no identifiable personal assets.”

The court approved a request by Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, who is also the mother of Hernandez's 4-year-old daughter, to expand her authority over the estate so she can sell the Colonial-style house located in North Attleboro, Mass, NY Daily reports

Photos: Will you pay $5.2M for this Lamar Odom's Florida mansion?

Former NBA star, Lamar Odom who bought his Florida mansion for $2.9M in 2003 has decided to sell it off for $5.2M.

The 8,557 square foot mansion which has 6 bedrooms and media room, a pool, spa, tennis court and a basketball court has been placed on rent for years. See more photos after the cut.

Nnamdi Kanu fulfills bail conditions

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, today, fulfilled the bail conditions granted him by the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Nnamdi Kanu had been ordered by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja to provide three sureties, consisting of a serving Senator, a Jewish religious leader and a traditional leader from the South-East. Each of the sureties is to provide N100 million bond and must own a landed property in Abuja.

Nigerians drag Cameroonian lady for daring to compare her country's food to ours

Kathleen Ndongmo‏ took to twitter today to share photos of some Cameroonian dishes and wrote:

"When it comes to the deliciousness, variety and uniqueness of food, where Cameroonians stand, Nigerians dare not thread. Show some respect." 

Nigerians were of course not going to just let her pass by, and responded accordingly. See more photos after the cut.

Photo: Nigerian nabbed for trying to sell drugs in Mumbai, India

The Anti-Narcotics Cell of the Navi Mumbai police on Thursday afternoon, April 27, arrested a Nigerian national Ugochukwu John Nnadi for trying to sell mephedrone rock and powder.

The police have seized around 25 gram of the drug in powder form and 85 gram in rock form, together estimated to be worth around 3.30 lakh.

Inspector Maya More, who confirmed the arrest said he had received a tip-off about the accused, and accordingly sub-inspector Amit Shelar and his team had been laying traps in Koparkhairane for last three days. The 37-year-old was nabbed near Janvikas CHS in Sector 11.

China bans Islamic names

Authorities in western China are prohibiting parents from naming their children Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland.

Fox News reports “Muhammad,” ”Jihad” and “Islam” are among at least 29 names now banned in the heavily Muslim region, according to a list distributed by overseas Uighur activists.

If a parent chooses one of the barred names, the child will be denied government benefits.

The names listed on the government document disseminated by Uighur groups include several related to historic religious or political figures and some place names.

An apartment Obama stayed after his graduation in the 80s is on sale for $4.3 Million

An apartment in Brooklyn that was onetime the home of former President Barack Obama is on the market for $4.3 million. The ad for the 5-bedroom home on the real estate website Zillow reads,
"Rush to this noteworthy home forever stamped with a historical footprint. The unique distinction of being the residence of President Obama after he graduated Columbia University."

Obama lived on a floor of the townhouse with his girlfriend in the 1980s. Very recently, the Queens childhood home of Obama's successor, President Donald Trump recently sold for over $2 million.