Monday, September 29, 2014

Celebrities Go Retro For Lagos Premiere Of Kunle Afolayan’s 'October 1' Movie

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Kunle Afolayan, the cast, crew and selected guests turned out in retro styles at the world premiere of the “October 1” movie in Lagos last night! The movie will be in cinemas on the 1st of October 2014.

Dress code for the event was ’60s style, though some of the celebs simply did the old school look with seventies and eighties afros. Some of the guests include Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Deola Sagoe, Sadiq Daba, Wale Ojo, Funke Akindele, Segun Arinze, Dakore Akande alongside the movie’s international cast and crew.

See the character posters HERE. More pictures below...

Pastor Anita Oyakhilome Removed from Current Edition of Rhapsody of Realities

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One of the outward unity between Pastor Chris and Anita, even though they both lived miles apart, was the church's monthly devotional, Rhapsody of Realities, which the couple have co-authored over the years. Pastor Chris and Anita Oyakhilome are currently embroiled in a court case as they go through their divorce, and another casualty of the split between the couple has emerged.

Available copies of the devotional show that Anita’s name has been removed from the October edition of the Christ Embassy ROR. The new front and back cover of the new edition is shown above.

Juliet Ibrahim Speaks on Being a Business Woman, Acting, And Her Divorce

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Actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Juliet Ibrahim has, for the first time, opened up on her divorce from her husband and lessons learnt during a chat with the Ladybrille Woman Podcast show.

The twenty eight year old shares the steps she took to launch her salon, modeling agency, retail store, and her production house. She also discusses her music, her work with her kidney foundation and how she launched the foundation.

Finally, Juliet provides tips for fellow African women in business. Listen below...

Fela Durotoye Shares Cautionary Tale Of How His Father Died After Cheating On His Mother

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Fela Durotoye, motivational speaker, author, and CEO, has opened up for the first time about how his father died because of adultery.

In an emotional interview with Samuel Olatunji of iCampus, he narrates how his professor father left his wife - Fela Durotoye's mother - for a younger nursing student and then died just as he was about to leave his mistress and reconcile with his wife. The woman later confessed (after running mad) that she killed his father. Read the story below...

Amber Rose Caught Wiz In Bed With Another Woman Same Day He Moved Out

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Amber Rose opened up about her divorce from Wiz Khalifa, saying that he could not claim not to have been cheating on her. Now, Wiz is speaking out in his defense after filing a legal response to her divorce papers.

Wiz is challenging Amber for joint custody of their son Sebastian in his own filing, and insists that he wasn’t cheating. He admits Amber caught him red handed with another woman, but says at the time, he'd already moved out from their home and told her he was done with the relationship.

Uche Ogbodo Speaks On Short Lived Marriage And The Lies That Crashed It

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Nollywood actress Uche Ogbodo has explained how her marriage ended before it even started. The actress, who just gave birth to a baby girl abroad, spoke to the Vanguard on her return to Nigeria and back to work.

Uche reveals that though they had concluded the very intial rites of marriage, her ex was out of her life even before she found out she was expecting, and he wasn’t there at all during her pregnancy.

Below are excerpts...

AY's MVP Lounge Opening - Uti Nwachukwu, Toyin Lawani, Alex Ekubo, Jimmy Jatt, Julius Agwu

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Comedian AY’s MVP Lounge opened to the Public with an All-White party on September 26, 2014. Among the celebrity guests at the event were Uti Nwachukwu, Toyin Lawani, Alex Ekubo, Jimmy Jatt, Julius Agwu, and more. Pictures below...

Charly Boy Says Entertainers Go Into Politics For “Money They Want To Steal”

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Charly Boy has revealed his observation about the Nigerian entertainers who have recently been flocking into politics.

“I know that most of them are bad and they are people who have not nurtured themselves as leaders and are involved in politics because of the money they want to steal.”

Desmond Elliot, Kate Henshaw, Tony Tetuila, Julius Agwu and 9ice have announced they are contesting for office in the next electoral season.

Read some more excerpts from the interview with Punch below...

#Bossladies - Annie Idibia Recognised As ‘Peace Ambassador Actress Of The Year’

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Annie Idibia was presented with a statuette to recognise her efforts as a peace ambassador last night, 27th of September, 2014 by a group in Abuja. She shared the picture on Instagram with thanks.

Thank u Jesus for all ur amazing blessings.. And to u guys for all the love n support ... Thank u .. Thk u.. "Peace ambassador Actress of d year" where my ppes in Abuja at???????

Grieving Husband Cries Out For Missing Wife After Collapse of Synagogue Church Building

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The collapse of the SCOAN building claimed about 115 lives, but while many are mourning their dead, a few are still searching for their loved ones. Among them is a Nigerian from Kogi State who has yet to find his wife of 18 years, Veronica (39). A worker in the laundry department of the Synagogue church, he pleaded anonymity because th church had warned members not to disclose any information on the tragedy to the public.

He said he waits by the phone with his five children everyday expecting a call that would say her body had been found after many days of searching 16 hospitals. He showed a list containing the 16 hospitals he had visited with each one ticked with a pen to indicate he had been there and found nothing.