Wednesday, 4 May 2016

VIDEO DOWNLOAD: 9ice – Pariboto


Here comes the official music video to the buzzing hit single dubbed PARIBOTO starring Alapomeji Ancestral Records CEO 9ICE.

Video directed by HG2 Films.

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MUSIC DOWNLOAD: Temmie Ovwasa – Jabole



Fresh from the stables of YBNL Nation comes her latest songstress  and first lady TEMMIE OVWASA aka T.O in her debut single titled JABOLE produced by PHEELZ.

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Lagos to begin construction of N49b first medical park in Nigeria


Governor AmbodeThe Lagos State Government has approved approved the construction of the first Medical Park in Nigeria at a cost of N49 billion.
This is in line with government’s efforts to improve healthcare experience and promote medical tourism and excellent healthcare services of international standard.

At a news conference addressed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Wednesday, he said that the development was awarded to MEDIPARK International Limited Consortium which comprises MEDIPARK International Limited, Cleveland Clinics Ohio USA, St. Barnabas Healthcare System New Jersey and American Hospital Management Company Washington DC.

The commissioner pointed out that the Lagos State Government was not putting any money on the project as it was purely a Public-Private Partnership, PPP project, but that it is providing the land, which is the old Nursing School in Ikoyi, measuring two acres of land.

Idris recalled that the state government had last year placed adverts in national dailies for Expressions of Interest for development of a Medical Park aimed at ensuring qualitative healthcare delivery to Lagosians.

He said 16 companies/consortiums responded to the advertisement, after which an Evaluation Committee was set up in line with State procurement guidelines with individuals comprising both statutorily mandated members and officers invited to lend technical depth to the exercise.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce that after the receipt of a Certificate of Compliance from the State Public Procurement Agency and a final presentation today to the Executive Council of Lagos State, approval has been given to MEDIPARK International Limited Consortium which comprises MEDIPARK International Limited, Cleveland Clinics Ohio USA, St. Barnabas Healthcare System New Jersey and American Hospital Management Company Washington DC to be the developer to construct manage and operate a Medical Park. It is a joint venture arrangement with Ibile Holdings Ltd,” Idris said.

He said the Medical Park would be sited at the former Lagos State School of Nursing site, spanning over two hectares expanse of land along Awolowo Road, Ikoyi. It would serve as a one stop shopping medical experience offering spaces to primary care physicians alongside in house specialists as well as ancillary services. It will provide a full spectrum of excellent quality high technology cutting – edge medical and diagnostic services to cater for general and specialty medical services tailored to meet the medical needs of Lagosians and Nigerians at large.

The facility, Idris said would comprise a central management area, clinic complex, theatre complex and procedure rooms, ward complex, conference and seminar complex, medical goods and lifestyle shopping centre, stress management and lifestyle improvement unit, data cabling/integrated IT system, structured landscaping, residential accommodation, staff quarters, hotel, emergency and ambulance service, trauma unit, helipad amongst other things.

The commissioner added that the facility would be completed in 20 months.
“We as a government believe that health is wealth and there is no amount of investment in the healthcare sector, that can be too much for the good people of this State, because Itesiwaju Ilu Eko Lo Je Wa Logun,” he said.
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Tiwa Savage Lied As Teebillz Tests Negative For Cocaine


Tunji 'Teebillz' Balogun has tested negative for hard drugs. The father of four, who was accused by his estranged wife, singer Tiwa Savage, of taking cocaine, told friends that he hadn't touched drugs in two years.
A source told Metronaija that Teebillz was taken to Lancet Laboratories in V/Island today by his friends to test him for drugs and he tested negative to not only cocaine but also other hard drugs.
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Odunlade Adekola Stuns In New Photos


Nigerian Yoruba Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola shared these photos of himself and captioned it;

#I give all thanks to GOD# IWO NKO? lol

See five other amazing photos of him.







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UNICAL Shut Down Indefinitely


In the light of recent kidnappings on campus, lecturers in University of Calabar (UNICAL) have embarked on industrial action to demand for more security on campus.

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The lecturers want armed security personnel to be deployed on campus and residential quarters following the kidnapping of lecturers and students at the residential quarters on Tuesday morning.


Dr Tony Eyang, the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, told Vanguard that the lecturers feel insecure with the recent kidnappings on campus owing to the porous security in and around the campus and as such would not go to classes until the government takes decisive steps to secure the university environment.

“The action of the lecturers is in solidarity with their colleagues whose beloved ones were kidnapped in their homes at the University of Calabar staff quarters and they are saying this has never happened before so government’s attention has to be drawn to the poor security situation here in order for them to provide enough armed security personnel to stop such incidents from happening.’’

He said the Cross River State government, federal government and University of Calabar authorities have to join forces to provide adequate security on the campus before the lecturers return to work.
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CCB Confirms Verification of Buhari, Osibanjo and Saraki's Assets


The Code of Conduct Bureau said it has completed the verification of the assets declared to it by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

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PUNCH reports that Head, Press and Protocol Unit of the bureau, Mohammed Idris, in a statement titled ‘Re: CCB still verifying Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki’s, others’assets,’ said, “The bureau wishes to inform the general public that it has since concluded the verification of assets declared by those mentioned in the said publication.


“Therefore, the said publication is another trick to misinform the public so as to undermine the ongoing trials of cases of false declaration of assets before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

“It could be observed that since the inception of the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari, the rate of compliance by public officials in responding to assets declaration has greatly increased.

“The bureau will like to use this medium to appeal to those who are yet to declare their assets to visit the Asokoro, Head Office of No 23, Halle Salasi Street Asokoro, Abuja to collect, fill and submit same to the office.”
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'I Have No Score to Settle With Mimiko, Bode George'- Fayose


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The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has refuted the report that he and some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West are having issues over the forthcoming election of the national chairmanship of the party.

According to a report filed by PUNCH, Fayose said specifically that he had no score to settle with the Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko and the former Vice Chairman of the party in the South-West, Chief Bode George over leadership matters.


Fayose stated this while speaking at a meeting of the South-West leaders of the party, held at the International Event Centre, Akure, the Ondo State capital on Wednesday.

He said, “I read it in the newspapers that Chief Bode George abused me, but you can see me and him sitting beside each other here. He and I have come a long way, we are together. Dr. Mimiko and I have no score to settle too, we are together we are bound to agree.”

While charging the leaders to embrace unity for the party to move forward, the governor urged members to elect the people with ideas to run the affairs of the party at the forthcoming National Convention.

“There is nothing wrong with the PDP but the individuals in the party, I want us to push forward people with great ideas, Nigeria is too big for octogenarian to be the President. We need young people with energy to do this job for us,” he declared.
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NNPC Moves to Increase Capacity of Nigeria's Refineries


The Group Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, GED/COO, Commercials, NNPC,Dr. Babatude Adeniran, has announced that the state oil firm is making moves to make Nigeria self-sufficient in the supply of petroleum products.

“The current situation being experienced by the general public with respect to the lingering scarcity, calls for a new thinking towards making the country self-sufficient in the supply of petroleum products.


“NNPC has commenced the process of increasing the refining capacity of the existing refineries through co-locations of private refining infrastructure. This is to balance the country’s needs, as importation of petroleum products doesn’t create jobs, rather it causes loss of tax income to the government, and also creates a large amount of emotional backlash when people have to queue for days looking for fuel.”

“The Federal Government can fund the development of modular refineries in the country. Nigeria relies majorly on importation, creating jobs for people overseas, thereby increasing unemployment in the country,” he added.
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PDP Cancels State Congresses in Adamawa, Lagos and Osun


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee (NWC) has cancelled its Congresses and their respective Committees in Adamawa State, Lagos State and Osun State.

The party said new committees have been reconstituted accordingly.

“Congresses will continue in these states from Friday, 6th of May, 2016 respectively,” it said in a statement on Wednesday, signed by Abubakar Mustapha, the PDP’s National Organizing Secretary.
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Video: watch first interview of YBNL Princess "Temmie Ovwasa"


It's YBNL!!!!!

I had to go and dig this one out for the fams!!!

YBNL first lady Temmie Ovwasa was on cool FM today on Temmy and Dotun's Mid day Oasis show!

The singer granted her first interview on radio at the show after releasing her banging singles "jabole" days ago.
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Hoarded Fuel Explodes At Atani In Anambra


"An explosion occurred at about 8pm at Eva Water Staff settlement, Kara on the way to Atani in Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra State.

"On receipt of report, we arrived the scene and discovered that the explosion was from fuel stored in Jerry-cans.

"We immediately evacuated 11 persons who received degree of burns to Hospital around Onitsha.

"No death was recorded.

"We are using this opportunity to warn people to desist from storing petrol in their house" – Mr Ali Okechukwu (PPRO Anambra)

Anambra remains the safest State in Nigeria.
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Tiwa Savage Returns To Work As Teebillz Prepares For Rehab


Tunji ‘Teebillz’ Balogun, husband of singer Tiwa Savage has maintained virtual radio silence since his social media rant last week and his wife’s subsequent interview.


THENETNG has now confirmed those close to him are working to help him recuperate and get rehabilitation.

As Tiwa said in her Interview, Teebillz has not lived in their home for about two weeks and after his suicide attempt last week, he’s hibernated at Banky W‘s home in Lekki.



THENETNG confirmed last night that his close friends have now moved him to an apartment in 1004 estate in Victoria Island, Lagos, with the support of popular promoter Paul Okoye.

‘Everyone says he’s in a good place now, getting all the love and support he needs’, a friend told THENETNG.

‘They want him to have his life back. He’s definitely going into rehab.’

‘His family in US are really praying for him and his close friends in Lagos are making efforts to get him to rehab’, a source told THENETNG.

Nigerian Entertainment Today confirmed that some of the close friends supporting and advising him include Paul Okoye, Psquare‘s Peter, Banky W, CECIL HAMMOND and Omawumi‘s husband, Tosin Yusuf.

Meanwhile his estranged wife Tiwa Savage is already back at work, with multiple sources confirming she was in a video set over the holidays. Those close to her say she’s ‘trying her best to stay strong and positive, and she’s not taking her mind off her work and her son- even for a minute.’
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PHOTOS: Beautiful wives of the Emir of Kano


The Emirs official  shared the photo above and wrote "If you get good wives, you'll become happy; if you get bad ones, you'll become a philosopher. Such a miracle and a gift indeed.". See another picture of him with one of his wives after the cut...




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Jay Z is Set to ‘Release’ Response to Beyonce 'Lemonade'


According to Us Weekly, an insider source has revealed that rap icon and husband to Beyonce, Jay z will be sipping on Gin and Tonic soon or whatever his response toBeyonce’s lemonade album will be called.
The 46 year old father of one is allegedly in the studio spitting rhymes and recording his version of the events surrounding  the cheating allegations, contemplated divorce and rough patch his 8-year union to Queen Bey has experienced, and how they got through it.  “Jay is working on an album telling his side of things,” explained a source close to the couple.
Beyonce released her tell-all critically acclaimed album on April 23, where she took fans on an emotional roller-coaster of infidelity, betrayal, and the road to forgiveness, addressing long-­standing rumors about her husband’s fidelity with lyrics like “This is your final warning / You know I give you life / If you try this s‑‑t again / You gon’ lose your wife.”
Hopefully, this will be some sort of a public apology not the final nail on the coffin as the couple have been seen less and less together since Lemonade dropped, especially with Beyonce riding solo at the Met Gala.
We are impatiently waiting for that album and maybe it will finally reveal the identity of #BeckyWithTheGoodHair which has been the subject of much speculation.


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Toke Makinwa Writes Idris Elba a Love Note| Must READ



We are not the only ones crushing on the handsome actor and DJ, Idris Elba. Apparently, Toke Makinwa has a thing for him too, and unable to hold back what she is feeling, the popular OAP took to social media to write the British hunk a short, love note.
It all started last night when Makinwa asked fans what they would say if they were to write Elba a love note, and then she asked if the actor has an Instagram account. “Dear Idris,” she proceeded, pouring her heart out, “you leave me speechless.”
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Makinwa has previously clarified that she is now single. The 31-year-old’s marriage to trainer Maje Ayida crumbled last year after he cheated on her and also put his mistress in the family way. Before now, there were previous speculations that she made peace with Ayida, but the OAP set the records straight in early March. “I am single,” she wrote, driving the point home about her status.
Now, she is writing love notes and we only wish the actor would respond to the cute letter.
Meanwhile, singer Yemi Alade who has always kept a low profile on her relationship also gushed about Idris yesterday. “Goodnight @idriselba πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜πŸ˜obsessed and inspired πŸ˜†πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ in my dreams,” the ‘Johnny singer said.
To catch a glimpse of why they are all falling over him, watch his video ‘Confidential’ with D’banj and Shadow Boxxer below:



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PHOTOS: Buhari presents big gift to Biya in Abuja


President Buhari and Cameroonian president, Paul Biya pictured at a Communique Signing /Press Conference at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja today May 4th. More photos after the cut...



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YBNL Singer Temmie Ovwasa’s Single ‘Jabole’ Rises to No.1 on iTunes



Last week, the latest addition to the YBNL clan joined Instagram and garnered over 12,000 followers way before she was even officially unveiled to the world. Today, Temmie finally introduced herself on her instagram page with stunning photos and also shared links to her first song,Jabole.
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Just hours after dropping her first single, Temmie’s Jabole has already risen to no.1 on iTunes. The singer took to her instragram page to share the good news and also thank her fans for the love.
A photo posted by Temmie Ovwasa (@ybnlprincess) on 
Temmie also shared a clip from her first video interview. The graduate of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology revealed she is still overwhelmed by the attention she is receiving while admitting that her greatest fearwas no longer having her privacy. She also showed off her amazing vocals.


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Celine Dion to be Honoured With the Icon Award at 2016 Billboard Music Awards



Celine Dion will finally be honoured with the Icon Award at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards coming up in a few weeks. This was announced today by E! News which also added that the 10-time Billboard Music Award winner will be making her first TV appearance since the death of her husband.
E! adds that the 48-year-old mother of three will also perform Queen’s The Show Must Go On at the T-Mobile Arena on May 22. “I think at this moment in her life, the song has many meanings and it’s an amazing choice,” executive producer Mark Bracco said in a statement released to E! 
With the late Angelil. Credit: E!
With the late Angelil. Credit: E!
The singing icon lost her husband Rene Angelil in January after long battles with throat cancer and a few days later, her brother, Daniel Dion, passed away after his battle with cancer. She had many times put her career on hold as the family struggled with her husband’s illness, but she has since resumed her residency at Las Vegas.
Other stars who have received the Icon Award include Jennifer Lopez, Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder and the late Prince.
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