Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Offered 'Blood Money' To Reeva Steenkamp's Parents For Her Shooting Death

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As the sentencing hearing for Oscar Pistorius continues, it has emerged that he offered a large sum of money to his dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's parents after he shot her to death. However, the family rejected the offer of $34,000 as "blood money".

Pistorius' offer of the lump sum to the Steenkamp family was revealed during the cross-examination of defence witness. It was said that Pistorius had raised the funds from selling his car.

Are You Buying Goat Hair In Place Of Brazilian Natural Hair Extensions?

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These days it seems one hasn't fixed their hair if it's not natural Brazilian, Chinese, Russian or Mongolian hair. As you buy these hairs from your favorite shop, salons, or even your best friend, be aware that some makers and sellers of natural hair extensions may be scamming you. They have found a way to keep their expenses low while increasing their income by boosting their merchandize using goat hair!

Mark Zuckerberg And Wife Donate $25million To Help Fight Ebola

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, has just announced on his Facebook page that he and his wife are donating $25 million to help fight Ebola. He says the money will be going to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation which will empower all those fighting the deadly virus around the world. He shared the following statement publicly to his over 22 million fans;

Omotola Listed As Diamond Woman of Vision At Tiffany Amber's 15 Years of Fashion Event

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Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was listed among the 15 Nigerian women of vision unveiled as part of fashion designer Tiffany Amber's celebration of her 15 years in the Fashion Industry. The Diamond Women of Vision celebrates outstanding Nigerian career women.

Omotola attended the event in a custom designed Tiffany Amber and was styled by the dynamic Ezinne Chinkata, Makeup by Chichi. Omotola also debuted a brand new hair style.

Omobola Johnson, Rita Dominic, Mo'Cheddah, Other Celebrity Guests At The Wives Stage Play

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Lagos literati came out to watch theatre production, 'The Wives' and support fellow actress and art scene afficionado, Lala Akindoju, who produced the play. The Wives command performance which held on Saturday, 11 October at the Agip Recital Hall of Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos.

Guests at the performance included Minister for Communication Technology Omobola Johnson, Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank Bola Adesola, Chief Executive of WIMBIMZ, Osayi Alile, Rita Dominic, Olu Jacobs, Patrick Doyle, Tunde Kelani, and Cobhams Asuquo.

Snoop Dog Called Out By Iggy Azalea After He Mocks Her No-Makeup Look With Meme

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Iggy Azalea is not happy at fellow rapper Snoop Dogg after he shared a meme on Instagram mocking her pale looks. Snoop posted the photo of the albino above which Iggy felt was insulting to her image, and not consistent with the Snoop she knows. And so she called him out on it with a series of tweets.

Ariana Grande Admits Dating Big Sean, Says He's 'One of The Most Amazing Men In The World'

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean came out about their relationship after they were pictured kissing while on a ride at the Universal Studios theme park. Now, Ariana Grande is finally speaking out about the two as a couple.

Family Time - Alicia Keys & Swizz Celebrate Son's 4th Birthday

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Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz celebrated their son Egypt’s 4th birthday over the weekend. The couple who are expecting their second child together organized a race-car themed birthday party for the little boy and their family and friends that attended the bash.

Man Murders Ex-Girlfriend, Their Son, And Mediator Before Killing Self During Custody Battle

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Just last week was the account here of a grandma that took a little girl from the UK to Nigeria without the mother's permission, and news such as this alert one to how such domestic disputes over child custody cases can degenerate.

Traymont B. Burton, 21, went on a murderous rampage over a custody dispute last week, shooting his ex-girlfriend, Michelle S. Kelly, 22, their toddler, and a mediator. He then turned the gun on himself, taking his own life in an apparent four-way murder-suicide.

Arkaz By Barakat Akinsiku - Book Excerpt [African Fantasy and Adventure]

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ARKAZ is an ancient African adventure eBook that has been published by Barakat Akinsiku.
Barakat lives in Lagos with her husband, twin sons and pretty daughter. An avid writer, she relaxes by reading a good book, watching documentaries and sketching. In her writing, Barakat has a bias for all things romance and fantasy. So if you want some African flavoured fiction, she's your guy. Check out an excerpt from Arkaz below...