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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Nollywood Actress Bimbo Akinsanya's attempted murder case adjourned

    Nollywood actress, bimbo Akinsanya is standing trial  for alleged conspiracy to murder one Reverend Pat Ogechi Dennah.     The Yoruba movie actress was alleged to have on 28 October, 2011 at 20, Samuel Street, Akowonjo, Egbeda, a suburb of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, conspired to commit felony by wounding Reverend Dennah. One of the charges reads:   “ That you, Bimbo Akinsanya and others now at large on 28 October, 2011 at about 2030hrs at No. 20, Samuel Street, Akowonjo, Egbeda, Lagos, in the Lagos magisterial district, did point Rev. Pat Ogechi Dennah to a boy yet to be identified, to kill her and the said boy shot her with a gun and wounded her on her left shoulder and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 338 of the criminal code cap C17 Vol. 11 laws of Lagos State of Nigeria 2003.”     At the court yesterday 30th November,2011, the prosecutor told the court that the victim was still receiving treatment from the wounds he sustained from the gunshot.     He pra

New Video;Eedris - Dance with you

    Check out new  video  for new song "Dance with you" from the man Eedris Abdulkareem  . feel it below

Kanye west, Adele,Bruno Mars lead 2012 Grammy nominees list - Complete list

Nicki Minaj & LLCoolJ at the nominees concert       Rapper Kanye West led the field of Grammy contenders on Wednesday with seven nominations, including for his album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" and his joint venture with Jay-Z "Watch The Throne".    British singer Adele whose album "21" is the biggest-selling of 2011 and R&B artist Bruno Mars were close behind with six apiece, including nods for the three big awards of album, song and record of the year.  Here are the nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, which were announced Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Winners will be unveiled on Feb. 12,2012 Nominees list Album of the Year Adele, 21 The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light Lady Gaga, Born This Way Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans Rihanna, Loud Record of the Year Adele, “Rolling in the Deep” Bon Iver, “Holocene” Bruno Mars, “Grenade” Mumford & Sons, “The Cave” Katy Perry, “Firework” Song of the Year Kanye West, “Al

Death and Blindness Rumours: Mercy Johnson is Alright

Mercy johnson on a movie set some days ago Press release    As at the time of writing this, blogspheres and entertainment industry is awashed with rumour that star actress, Mercy Johnson suffered blindness and experienced a terrible accident that led to her death.      This rumor has no resemblance or iota of truth. Mercy is on a movie location in Lagos and getting set for her trip to Australia in a matter of days.      After diligent investigation, we discovered the rumour started as a result of a publicity stunt initiated by producer of a movie where Mercy’s character lost an eye. Another part of the rumor was started by detractor whose only goal is pull MJ down by all means.      It is despicable to note that these rumors were strengthened by writers who did not crosscheck before posting on their blogs, platforms or newspapers. We decry this act of insensitivity and irresponsibility especially as it affects family, friends and fans.      We appreciate family, friends and fans that

Funke Akindele unveiled as So klin promo Ambassador

     Multi talented actress Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa or ‘Gbo gbo bigs gals’ is not resting on her hoarse but rather she’s moving from grace to grace. The actress who has been in the entertainment industry for some time now started her movie career with “I Need To Know” soap opera which was common back in the days before moving on to movies which has now become her selling point.     On Tuesday morning a new commercial of ‘So Klien’ detergent was unveiled to members of the press by Eko Supreme which featured Funke Akindele as the lead character. The commercial is a promotional tool for the scratch and win promo by Eko Supreme.    Speaking about her endorsement of this brand “the Eko Supreme brand is a  very reliable and diligent  brand which has been putting out good products in the Nigerian market, hence my decision to work with them and also to be able to give my fans the chance of becoming a millionaire through the Eko Supreme scratch and win promo”     Over the pas

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black dress sold for £43,200 at auction

     The dress that  Amy Winehouse  wore on the front cover of her  'Back To Black'  album has been sold for £43,200 at an auction in London.     The  BBC  reports that the printed chiffon dress, which was made by fashion designer  Disaya Sorakraikitikul , was purchased by the Chilean fashion museum Museo de la Moda at La Galleria yesterday (November 29) for more than twice the  £20,000 it was expected to fetch .       Sorakraikitikul donated the proceeds of the sale to the  Amy Winehouse Foundation , the charity set up by the late singer's family in July to honour her memory. Winehouse's father Mitch said he was "over the moon" that the designer, Disaya, donated the proceeds to a foundation set up in her memory. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at her flat in Camden in July.

Ragae star,Vybz Kartel Escapes From Prison After Holding Officer At Gunpoint

   ----  Named jamaican most wanted criminal       Jamaican dancehall star Vybz Kartel, who earlier this month was denied bail after being charged with two murders, has reportedly escaped from prison.       The popular artist had been in custody since October 1 after being charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and illegal possession of a firearm following the deaths of Clive 'Lizard' Williams in August and Gregory Park in July.      Reports from Jamaica now claim Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, escaped from Horizon Adult Remand Centre along with seven other prisoners after apparently holding the prison guards hostage at gunpoint.       According to the Hype Life Magazine, one prison officer died of a heart attack as a result of the escape while 12 others were injured. Two were shot with guns that had apparently been smuggled into the prison, the report suggested.        Some of the prisoners had taken the officers' clothing and car keys to ai

MBGN 2011 Sylvia Nduka unveils SYLVIAS HAIR extensions- Promo photos

    Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2011, Sylvia Nduka  is ready to unveil her own brand of hair extensions SYLVIAS HAIR.       Here we bring you the promo photos of her , MBGN Universe 2011 Sophie gemal ,and   and MBGN    tourism Obioma isiwu rocking the hair.more photos below © celebregion

Ten finalists battle for Gulder ultimate search season 8 grand prize

        Gulder ultimate search season 8 is almost coming to an end . Out of thirty contestants that entered the jungle ,only ten are remaining as the contenders for the GUS 8 Prize.        Kelvin Durst, Promise Ojiegbe and Anastasia Azike, Anthony Igwe, Christopher Okagbue, Fejiro Ejogbamu, Tony Horfall, Sunday Gyang and Patience Ihongbe  are the finalists , they are back in Ososo jungle as champions a nd as they enter this ‘Final of Finals’ stage, two things occupy each of their minds, survival in the jungle and the grand prize.          Several thousands of Nigerians registered for GUS 8,only 30 were successful for the qualifying stages, 10 advanced to the Contest of Champions stage, but there is only space for one winner! Who would that be? © celebregion

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn breaks $500 million mark at worldwide box

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" broke the $500 million mark at worldwide box offices on Monday after its release only 12 days ago, film distributor Summit Entertainment said on Tuesday.       "Breaking Dawn", the fourth installment in the vampire romance franchise based on the "Twilight" novels by Stephanie Meyer, generated has generated $508 million worldwide, of which $223 million came from U.S. box offices, after record ticket sales over the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend.     "We couldn't be more pleased with the success of this film and a franchise that the fans have continued to support over the past several years," Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger, co-chairmen of Summit Entertainment, said in a statement.     The success of "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" comes after the first three films in the "Twilight Saga" series collectively earned more than $1.8 billion at the worldwide box offices. Starring Kristen S

Stand-up comedian Patrice O'Neal dies at 41 after suffering stroke

     Stand-up comedian Patrice O'Neal died on Tuesday at the age of 41 following a stroke last month, his agent said. "      It is with terrible sadness we must report that Patrice O'Neal has passed away this morning due to the complications of the stroke he suffered on October 19," O'Neal's agent Matt Frost said in a statement.   "Many of us have lost a close and loved friend; all of us have lost a true comic genius," Frost added.       O'Neal, who appeared on Comedy Central celebrity roasts and on Conan O'Brien's and David Letterman's late night TV shows, was also a frequent guest on the "Opie & Anthony" radio show on Sirius XM.     "Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker I've known. PERIOD," the Sirius XM hosts said in a Twitter message. The "Opie & Anthony" show also broke news last month that the stand-up comic, who was diabet

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray sentenced to 4 years in prison

      Michael Jackson's doctor   Conrad Murray was sentenced to four years in prison today and denied probation for involuntary manslaughter in the singer's death.     Judge Michael Pastor called Murray's treatment of Jackson a "cycle of horrible medicine" and "medicine madness."    Jackson's parents and siblings Jermaine, LaToya and Randy were present at today's sentencing, but did not speak, instead allowing family friend and attorney Brian Panish to read a statement on behalf of the Jackson's three children and family.      In the statement, Michael Jackson's children told the Los Angeles court that they lost their "father, best friend, and playmate" when the singer died, but stressed they were not seeking "revenge". Judge pastor     As for restitution, Judge Pastor ordered Dr. Murray to pay "appropriate restitution" to the Estate and to MJ's kids at a later date Judge Pastor ruled Murray must pay

Mercy Johnson,Omotola jalade ,Tonto Dikeh ,Ramsey nouah nominated for Ghana movie awards

     T he full list of nominees for the second edition of Ghana Movie Awards was released over the weekend, at the flashy Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi during a glamorous nomination party in the garden city.    Nollywood actresses, Mercy Johnson,Omotola jalade, Tonto dikeh ,Damilola Adegbite were nominated for Best Actress Africa category , while ramsey nouah,desmond elliot, Mike ezurunoye were nominated for best actor category Full nominees list Best Actor In A Leading Role  [English Language] Van Vicker – Paparazzi Madji Michel – Somewhere In Africa Chris Attoh – 6 Hours To Christmas Samuel Ofori – Fake London Boy Rahim Banda – Behind The Mask Best Actor In A Leading Role  [Local Language] Apostle John Prah – The Holy Bible Bill Asamoah – Barfour Kwaku Manu – Village Champion Ebenezer Donkor – God Father Agya Koo – Agenkwah Isaac Amoako – Emmanuel Best Actress In A Leading Role  [English Language] Jackie Appiah – Reason To Kill Joselyn Dumas – Adams Apple 2 Kimberly Elise – Tie

CBN Governor,Lamido sanusi voted Forbes Africa person of the year

     Nigeria's central bank governor Lamido Sanusi has been voted Africa Person of the Year by Forbes magazine .  Forbes magazine's readers gave Mr Sanusi the most votes in an online poll .       He beat Mrs Sirleaf, the Liberian president who was awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize, Mr Dangote, a Nigeria business tycoon who tops Forbes' list of Africa's richest people, former Cape Verde President Pedro Verona Pires, who won this year's $5m (£3.2m) Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa and Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan Nobel Peace laureate who died in September.         Results were  announced yesterday  at the Forbes Africa Person of The Year 11 awards in Lagos. Last year, another financial publication, The Banker, named Mr Sanusi the Central Bank Governor of the Year Continue reading the main story © celebregion