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Story &Photo by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Omowunmi, the beautiful daughter of Governor Olusegun Agagu of Ondo State is a silver spoon with a difference.Omowunmi raises money so that toilets at National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) are kept clean. Many people believe she is doing a great job and that was one of the reasons she got won the award for best use of ‘daddy’s’ name at Future Award. Omowunmi deserves applause or what do you think?


Story & photo by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Apart from Dr.Tunde Soleye and Nike Oshinowo’s romance, the hottest gist that is spreading like wild fire in Lagos is the alleged romantic relationship between Bisola Dejonwon,a niece to Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya and handsome dude,Hakeem Muri-Okunola(He is a scion of respected jurist, late Justice Muri Okunola). Bisola whom many call “transcorp big girl” is beautiful and smart but many people are against the liaison because Hakeem is married.Coincidentally, the name of Hakeem’s wife is also Bisola and they got married in a high society wedding in 2001. A few friends, however, disclosed that there is no way Wosilat Okoya-Badmus would allow her daughter to be a second wife. At the wedding of Alhaji Rasaq and Sade, we saw the two of them chatting and Bisola was obviously very happy. She laughed as she plays with Hakeem’s phone.Earlier in the day,she was very strict at the entrance while checking through invitation cards of guests. Sometimes,


Story & Photo by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Peace Fiberesima Anyam-Osigwe, the chief executive officer (ceo) of African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) has called us to clarify issues concerning the allegations of breach of contract and the N2.6 million Naira (about $22,000) Adstrat alleged she owes them. met her this afternoon (31 January 2007) at her Lagos office. Peace informed that she does not want to give chances to a war of words between them. "I think the reasons why the said amount is still unpaid is because of some things that needed to be cleared in the account department.The two organizations are still sorting things out" “We are friends. The fact that my company have problem with his company does not mean we won’t be friends again” she said with a smile. “There was nothing like a breach of contract. The contract says “October 2006 to October 2007.Now, it has ended and we needed to move on. They tried in terms of re-startegizing


Story &pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Nigerian women like to look sweet,particularly in their traditional clothes.Its usually well designed.If dressing were to be a kind of sport,i bet it would compete with football amongst these society women.They also like to dress their neck.Check out pictures.Only,Bimbo Otuyalo is the exception here.In South West Nigeria,they will say owambe or won ma gba. Pix 1-Mrs.Joko Oni and friends Pix 2-Christy Andrew and Princess Cynthia Adeyemi (when Bisi Olatilo's wife,Folasade celebrated her 50th birthday).In fact Cynthia is regarded as the current 'champion' when it comes to wonder designs at high society parties now. Pix 3-Bimbo Otuyalo,a fashion designer pix 4-Sade Okoya (When Raymond Dokpesi's step daughter,Dolapo had her wedding) pix 5-Jennifer


Story & Pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Mr. Charles O’tudor, the Managing Director of Adstrat Communications, the Public Relation outfit that handled the 2007 edition of African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) has accused the organizers of not fulfilling the contractual obligations they both signed. He told this afternoon (30 January 2008) at his Ikeja (GRA), Lagos office. He alleged that till now, the Peace Fiberesima Anyiam-Osigwe led AMAA still owes his company to the tune of about N2.6 million naira ( About $22,000).At the start of the chat,O’tudor said “I hate to do this but I just have to put records straight” O’tudor disclosed that he was shocked to see the 2008 AMAA promo in key media inspite of the fact that they have not formally terminated the contractual agreement, neither have they paid or met with terms of payment with Adstrat. O’tudor disclosed that inspite of discussions held between the two parties at the law chambers of radical La


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Preparations for the annual African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) are in top gear. The AMAA is unarguably the biggest movie award ceremony taking place in Nigeria. Just like the two previous editions, this year’s own will also take place in oil rich Bayelsa State. Mrs. Peace Fiberesima-Osigwe, the President of AMAA told that all everything is being put in place so that this year’s own will even be bigger and far better from the previous ones. Unlike last year’s own, which took place in February, the 2008 edition will be in April. “The 2007 edition was in February because of the elections that was due to take place in April. The 2008 edition comes up in April as usual” Apart from attracting visitors from within and outside the continent of Africa, it promotes goodwill and friendship amongst practitioners and friends of the movie industry through a week long activities. Several persons also get short term emp


Recently, a group of Nigerians in their place of work organized a mock wedding that attracted several people in Europe. The fun filled event was a charity event and the gate fee was 10 Euro. At the end of the event, they successfully raised 4,000 Euro. They promoted the 'proudly African theme' with their traditional wears. Feyisara Ogunfowokan, a former worker with African Independent Television (AIT) in Nigeria was the beautiful bride at the mock wedding.Elvy is Feyisara’s English name and she got married in the real sense of it to Yomi,the love of her life in 2005. Pix 1-Elvy and Paddy,her mock husband pix 2-Stanley,Elvy,Paddy and Titi Pix 3-Patrick and Yomi (Elvy's real husband)


By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Stephanie Egbe, a Nigerian born teenager based in United States of America is working her way to stardom. Don’t be too surprised if she turned out to be another Agbani Darego,Oluchi Onweagba and possibly, dare the likes of British born Naomi Campbell on the runway very soon.She commended on the phone,saying that we should continue reporting the best of entertainment and fashion. Stephanie, who is also a student in Los Angeles, Califonia, sent me this picture. Isn’t she lovely? Let us be proud of our own thing or what do you think?


Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Genevieve Nnaji, one of Nigeria’s most adored actresses, was the cynosure of all eyes yesterday at the maiden award night put together by Wedding Planner magazine in Lagos. The event took place at Expo Centre, Oceanview in Victoria Island. Genevieve who looked every inch like a supermodel, sat down with her collegue, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal.They both enjoyed themselves, as they shared memories of past episodes together. It would be recalled that shortly after her one year endorsement deal with Lux beauty soap, Genevieve became less visible on the social scene. Genevieve’s appearance in movies also depreciated. While speaking with yesterday, the Imo State born award winning actress declared that her non appearance in most productions is a matter of choice. She has to be comfortable with terms before can accept scripts.It is not as if she has dumped acting for something else Award winners at the occasion include Banke Meshida and Tara F


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Popular musical group, KC PRESH is living up to its superstar status and this is authoritative. Everything around them is a sign that the Nigerian entertainment industry is paying off. Recently, the duo of Kingsley and Precious that made up KC PRESH bought a glittering Toyota Camry 2008 model. Sources close to them revealed that the wonder on wheels set their account back by N12 Million (About $100,000).The vehicle is roomy, it has a refrigerator, spinal wheels amongst other wonderful accessories. When met them today (28 January 2008) they confessed that they are unrepentant auto freaks. The new car is the 7th ride they have in their garage. Other cars in their garage are Lincoln Navigator, Mercedes Benz ML jeep, a Toyota Forerunner, a Nissan Quest bus, Honda Legend and a Mercedes Benz 190, which they recently gave out. They also moved into a new house which they bought inside the elitist Omole Estate in


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Kate Henshaw-Nuttal,generously doled out some cool cash to gatemen at MUSON Centre, Onikan,recently. She appreciated the gate keepers for allowing her park her glittering Toyota Camry 2.4 car inside the premises. Parking outside the place could pose a great risk as miscreants could remove car accessories such as side mirrors. The Cross River State born actress was at the MUSON to attend the business anniversary of one of her friends.Immediately, the gate into the premise was opened, gate keepers also followed her to the parking lot, hailing her in the process as a diva. In turn she took her bag and gave them money. It was in N200 denomination but could not ascertain the total amount.In Nigeria there is a saying that 'nothing go for nothing'.In some venues,gate keepers will never open gate on the excuse that the parking lot have been reserved for some people.This is common when they know the perso


Story & Pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Chief Adebutu Kessignton, one of Nigeria's shrewd businessmen is respected for his Philanthropist gestures.Recently, it was announced by the Lagos State Government that Kessington had donated computers, classrooms and furniture amounting to N56 million. Yours truly was also there when he clocked 70 in 2006.The multi-millionaire donated several food items and cash to various institutions,his community and the Liberian Regugee home in Ogun State.Kessington also gave himself a wonderful birthday gift.He got married to his last wife about two weeks before the 70th birthday.The lady was about 30 years at the time. Amongst Kessington’s wives were two women said to have been beauty queens several years ago in Nigeria.Kessinton has a circle of friends that included the high and mighty in Nigeria’s society. He was very close to Chief Abebayo Ayoku, the Babalaje of Lagos who died last year. He founded the popular face to face pool company with Ay


Story by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter All over the world, money is used by the high and mighty in the society to achieve their aim, no matter the circumstances. That was what happened recently at K’s Place, an upscale hangout on Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island A slim built son of an ex-governor in Nigeria had his way but not without humiliating the man who would have thrown him out of the club. The young man was turned back when he tried to enter one of the VIP sections of the club. The bouncer who was oblivious of the boy’s status because of the way he was dressed, turned him back. The whole thing degenerated into an argument. The governor’s son became visibly angry,suddenly he dipped his hand into his pocket and landed the hefty bouncer a slap with money in his hands. The bouncer got confused but jubilated when he saw the bail of N500 notes (Everything amounted to N50, 000).He quickly picked it and thanked the chap who is barely 20. Later, the bouncer got to know that he is an ex-


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Olu maintain reputation as a musician may have soared; following the release of his hit single entitled ‘Yahoozey’ but his attitude has not placed him in the good books of close friends and colleagues in the Nigerian entertainment industry. A lot of people are complaining that the Ondo State born musician has an attitude problem. Sources disclosed that a Disc Jockey who is respected in the industry has also joined the league of people condemning Olu’s character. “This is a DJ who hardly talks, for him to have also joined in condemning Olu’s attitude that means the guy really needs to change. Born Olumide Edward Adegbolu, the diminutive artiste regained prominence after several years of trying to make a hit. He used to be a member of a group known as maintain before it broke up.The group was also dissed by Ruggedman, a rapper who claimed they lacked creativity. Yahoozey, the hit single he released in 2007 brought him back to limelight. He ma


By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter What would do, if you are married to a famous and amazingly handsome actor like Desmond Elliot? I bet you will lavish attention on him so that ‘husband snatchers’ would stay away.Victoria, the actor's beautiful wife and mother of his twins made sure her husband was well groomed at a public function I attended, recently. Trust gossip, they said, Victoria was indirectly telling those that might be interested in her man that she was around and ofcourse, totally in charge.While adjusting the collar of Desmond's shirt,our camera went to work! If you were in her shoes, won’t you do the same?


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Michelle Dede, the female presenter at the last Big Brother Nigeria eviction show is still enjoying her holiday in Nigeria. She came into the country from her London base in November 2007.She told that it has been a sweet experience so far. “Since I came, I have been getting compere jobs here and there.It has been a wonderful experience so far” she told me in a chat this afternoon (26 January 2008). Apart from the Big Brother Nigeria job, she was also the compere when Guinness brought Sisquo and other international artistes to Nigeria. She was also the compere at the launch of Folake Folarin fashion label. She was also one of the judges at the third screening of short listed housemates of the Soundcity Ambassadors reality show, which took place today at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The Warri, Delta State born presenter declined to make any comment about her love life. She also said she would not know whe


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter The wealthy Chagory family is set to open a multi-million Naira hangout in Lagos, Nigeria.The hangout, which is already nearing completion is situated inside the Lagoon Restaurant, one of their business concerns in Victoria Island. Privileged sources told that when the place is formally opened, it would be one of its kinds in Nigeria. “The invitation would soon be out and top socialites would be part of the colourful opening event” disclosed a source. Apart from state of the art facilities already put in place, we gathered that the new club has seven VIP Lounges. Some of them include the Normal VIP, Responsible VIP and Executive VIP Lounge. This is unprecedented in the history of club business in the country. The Chagorys allegedly ‘cornered’ several multi-billion dollar contracts awarded durning the corrupt regime of late General Sani Abacha(1993-98).The Chagory's family are Lebanese immigrant who h


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Close friends of Yinka Dosunmu,one of the leading presenters with Soundcity Music Channel have denied speculations of crack in her love life.They disclosed that contrary to the rumour that she must have been dumped by the lover boy (or lover man),the relationship is still waxing stronger. Yinka who is a princess from the Oba of Lagos royal lineage has been linked to an auto dealer and top socialite.The dude hail from Ilesa,Osun State.Rumour mongers said that the alledged lover is 'spoiling' her with good things of life. There are friends who also said that as far as they are concerned Yinka is not into such relationship.According to them, such romance only exists in the figment of her detractors' imagination.They said the fact that she drives a Honda CRV jeep does not mean she is benefitting from an amorous relationship with a married man.They also said that her travels abroad are funded by her (afterall,she works) and her pare


Story & Pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Rotimi Martins, the self styled king of cross over music and event compere, popularly known as Alariwo of Africa, this afternoon disclosed to that he is tired of traffic congestion in Lagos. That is why he now abandons the luxury of his cars and also waived aside his celebrity status so as to patronize commercial motorcyclists otherwise known as ‘Okada’ riders in Lagos. This will allow him get to his destinations faster. On sighting Alariwo on a commercial ‘bike’ this afternoon at (GRA) Ikeja, yours truly brought out his camera. He saw me but laughed and said “This is how I survive traffic congestion in Lagos. I am tired of it!”


Story & pix by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter One of Nigeria’s most controversial actresses, Shan George has released her debut album. She has also penciled down 17 February 2008 for the launch. The venue is Nightshift Coliseum, Ikeja; Lagos.She confirmed it to this afternoon (25 January, 2007) According to the Cross River State born mother of two boys, the album launch would definitely be a talk of the town event. She disclosed that several top fashionistas, musicians, actresses, models and important dignitaries would be in attendance. The controversial actress later played the album for yours truly to hear it in her jeep. Entitled Nkenkene, a word meaning let’s celebrate in her local Buguma dialect, the album is her debut as a musician. She has appeared in close to a hundred home videos. All the 8 tracks in the album were made in her local dialect. Shan told, that she does not pretend to be the ‘international see it all


It thought it was a joke until I realised that people love the blog more than I do.Initially, I thought I could just play with it until I saw the comments,text and phone calls.I thank all the people that have 'yabbed"me concerning the spelling and grammatical errors.That is why i am pleading that you pardon us for the 'englishes'( oyinbo re pe te ) Last night I had a meeting with four people who studied my blog.They all told me the same thing-Niyi "farabale' (I should be patient) when typing and I should read over and over again before posting.Secondly, I should change my style because the blog appeal is not local but universal.Alot of Nigerians abroad are reading and they may not be in tune the style. I must thank Catherine Asigbe,the babe who told me that next week is my internet week.She said i need to have internet connection on my laptop.This would ensure that i don't have to rush to the stinking cafe down street.A place where you have all manners of


By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Soundcity, one of Nigeria's top music television channel held the second leg of screening for her Ambassador Reality TV Show in Lagos. The event took place at the Astroturf Stadium; Osborne-Ikoyi.The first one took place at the same venue yesterday. When got to the venue around 7 A.M, there was a large crowd of youth,most of whom are undergraduates from various institutions of higher learning.The gate into the venue was finally opened around 8 A.M.At the last count over 400 people were accredited for the screening.The final screening for the short listed candidates would be on Saturday at Muson Centre,Onikan,Lagos. We gathered there the successful ones would be used as presenters on the channel.They will benefit from local and international exposure. Trust as usual to get you exclusive pictures from the event.Oh!don't let me forget to tell you that we were the official papara


Today, i got 14 text messages and numerous calls because of this blog.Thank you... we are two weeks old today.It calls for celebration or what do you think.5 calls from Nigeria,3 from England,1 from United States and another from Switzerland. I thank those who feel that we are not good in the area of puntuation...Abeg,this is a website by a small boy who is even without a paid job.We have to be fast about the little time wey we dey buy for cafe. i no sabi English,afterall English no be my mama language o.I thank those that have been commending us.We know what we doing and now i have a bigger picture of where i want to be with the intern et.If you have anything to help us out abeg make you tell us o! A lady called me from England and i was very impressed because she was very civil.She reacted to Tunmise Adekunle's story.She told me that contrary to what we heared that the reporter died four days after he arrived from England.She said the guy left arrived Nigeria on 28 December 2007


Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter One of the step sisters of Honourable Dimeji Bankole,the speaker of the House of Representatives is in a joyful mood.She is celebrating her graduation from the University of Lagos.As at the time of filing this report,the girl's mum.Iyalode Adunni Bankole is delaring 'maximum igbaladun'(enjoyment) at her Oregun home in Lagos.Please,i will get you posted tommorrow!The party is still going on so you want to join in the fun train.


I got a call from Seun Fagbohungbe, a lady who commended what we are doing on this blog.She requested that i post more pictures from the Okoya's wedding.Seun,thank you for reading me and this is specially for you.What do you think about the pictures? Pix 1-Adeola Raji Rasaki (Pix 2)-Rasaq Akanni & Sade Okoya (Pix 3)Princess Cynthia Adeyemi (pix 4) Kemi Okoya


By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Sex is a serious matter.Apart from money,sex is the the major thing that get people in to or out of trouble.Read the stories of great men and women,their weakness is usually sex.I had a discussion with someone this afternoon.The young lady told me that she has not been happy because of pressures from her man on sex."He is always asking for it " she said I told her to be patient with her man since they would soon be getting married otherwise the young man would disappear.On my way back home,i tthought to myself that the babe has not been having 'good sex'.I can't stop amusing myself.Is there anything like good sex or bad sex? Yeah!i think bad sex is when you are having sex and your mind is not there.When you are having sex inside hot sun.When you are having sex in the car,sweating profusely so that people won't see you .When you go for a 'quikie' at Lagoon front in Unilag.When you are having sex and you are not properly rel

Between 2face Idibia and Annie Macaulay

By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Annie Macaulay, model, actress and ex-girlfriend of one of Nigeria’s most successful hip hop musicians, Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face is very confident as she turned out like a Hollywood star in this stunning short black gown. When it comes to groove, Annie is never found wanting-she knows the bit and pieces of it. Do you blame her? It’s not everyone that has the fortune of dating a super star like 2face.Some would even lie down and let him just take a walk over them but Annie belong to the ‘priviledged’ class.Moreso,she like showing off her not too long but hot legs. You have got a right to look. All through the colourful event, she was a cynosure of all eyes.Now, you have an answer to reasons award winning musician, 2face Idibia can’t keep his eyes off the babe. I bet, you know better now that 2face’s dalliance with other daughters of eye notwithstanding, the Cross River State Annie is got the magic that keeps 2face coming back again, again an


I promised to post more pictures i took at the last Unilag/Questionmark award.(Pix 1)-Alero Uli-She was adjudged the most beautiful Girl In Unilag.(Pix 2) Moji Awoniyi was given the Best Dressed babe in unilag award.(Pix 3) Konga the popular musician on the red carpet. (pix 4)Ogechi Kalu,looking graceful in her lovely dress


As part of activities marking this year’s International Theatre Day tagged Remembering Ken Saro Wiwa, Arojah Royal Theatre, the performing arm of Arojah Concepts, an Abuja based edutainment and organizers of the event is doing a Playwriting Competition. We thereby call for entries from interested playwrights in line with the following guidelines: 1. Theatre Arts undergraduate of any of Nigeria ’s tertiary institutions (Universities, Colleges of Education and Polytechnics) are encouraged to participate 2. All entries must have Peace, Conflict Resolution and Dialogue as its central theme and or chronicle the life of KEN SARO WIWA and his Niger Delta struggle. 3. Entries set in the Niger Delta Region will enjoy added advantage 4. All entries must be original and of playwrights creative imagination except where referencing the life of Ken Saro Wiwa. 5. All entries must be stageable 6. All entries must be in English Language 7. All entries must be in MS Word doc (G


Its hot and I mean it.I read the comments on the blog and i must tell you that i am one of the happiest people on earth.Whether you like it or hate it,the comment shows that people want us to improve one way or the other.Some people have blogs but they don't get as much traffic as we do in just a short time.In fact,some people only have their boyfriend or girlfriend doing 'solidarity' visit. Please,don't forget that all over the world, celebrity journalism has its own language.Yes! Can you believe that this blog is just 12 days old? What we are doing here is like 'test transmission' of a bigger thing that would soon land on your cyber screen.Some comment are good while some are just baseless.One of my friends argued that why is it that fellow Nigerians don't want us to describe any Nigerian girl as sexy?Imagine!They believe that it is only Hollywood stars like Halle Berry,Jlo,Jade and others that are sexy.Enough of that rubbish.That is why when the western p

Pictures from Unilag/Questionmark Awards

Pix 1-Chika Martins Chika is the chic! If the police where enforce a law against ‘lookery’, a lot of people would have preffered to stay behind bars than to allow Chika pass without gazing at her. She does not need to brag about it, the chic is incredibly sexy! 2-popular rap artist-Mode 9 3-Kofo Adedeji more pix tommorrow please,the cybercafe boy is raking...

Coming soon...Where to enjoy yourself!

Today, i got a call and i must tell you that i was very impressed because it came from the person i least expected.Well,it was all about how to make the site more interesting.I Must tell you for sure that i am really orking on how to make the site the number one place for celebrity,entertainment and brand reporting online.I must tell you that very soon,we would be placing info on where and when you can ejoy yourself in Nigeria.You know...talking about the bars,night clubs and restaurants that serves you the best.Then,you can get updates on latest shows coming up in town.We are looking forward to operators in the hospitality business to also advertise.That is how we could be able to move around and get the blog going just like what is happening in reuters,AFP and other international online media organisations around the world.


Two weeks ago, Franscisca Owunmi, one of the housemates durning the last edition of Big Brother Nigeria show off her back in this evening gown. Don’t you think with this super glam look, the babe will not disappoint us at any prestigious fashion event in Italy, New York, Cape Town, France or London?Someone says she is "deliciously sexy".What do you think? -Pix by Niyi Tabiti


Story by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter The remains of late Marketing/Advertising writer ,Thisday Newspapers,Mr.Tunmise Adekunle was laid to rest on Thurday 18 January 2008 at the Atan Cementary,Yaba-Lagos.Friends,relatives and collegues from far and near came to the Burial location of the prolific journalist. The body left Omega Mortuary,a divison of Bemil Group in Lagos around 12.noon.The body was lowered into the grave after a short sermon by a Jehovah Witness preacher at exactly 1:49 P.M Tunmise was found dead in his Ojodu apartment due to what first hand observers describe as heart complications.The 37 year old and unmarried journalist came back from London four days before the unfortunate incident.He reportedly put a call through to his mother that day to bring him pepper soup.Unfortunately,he died few minutes before the woman came. Two days before he was buried,there was a small session in his honour at Tokunbo Modupe's TPT office in Magodo,GRA.There was also a candle light at F


By Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter City comedian Gbenga Adeyinka the first has moved into an ultra modern office complex near Alade Market,Allen Avenue Ikeja,Lagos.The star comedian who used to have his office at Amore Street Off Toyin Street,Ikeja declared a "come,chop,drink" for friends and well wishers last night.There was so much champagne and ofcourse Star Larger beer,the drink that brought him huge fame and fortune.He is the presenter of the popular "shine,shine bobo"show on national television accross Nigeria. As if that was not enough,the funny dude has ordered for an 8 million naira toyota camry 2007 model.He confimed this to last night.According to him,it has always been his desire to acquire a good auto machine to match his status. Gbenga is an auto freak,he has four state of the art cars in his garage right now.This include 2 jeeps,a villager bus and a toyota camry. Who told you "It does not pay to be funny?".

"Why we cancel marriage plans with mamuzee"

Photo&Story by Niyi Tabiti if you are very much in town,you would have read about the plan of Mamuzee,the popular twins (who are into music) from the South-south of Nigeria,to get married to this beautiful chics who are also twins from the same womb.We gathered that the whole thing packed off after family members of the babes discourage them from such thing.While some regard it as an abomination,others describe it as dirty.It got to a time they could not manage the huge publicity that was coming from media reports on the issue. met the babes yesterday in Lagos and they disclosed that there is no going back on their decision to close their relationship with the Mamuzee twins.While they would not agree with the insinuation that it would have amounted to a 'dirty'marital experience due to African conceptions,they said they were not happy about the way media reports were flying from different places.THey also said that their grand mother was


i just want to say a very big thank you all the people that have been sending comments,phone calls and text messages (I tell you,i receive more of that these days).Those abroad are particularly happy about the blog because they get to read celebrity stories the same day it happens.Phillip,an engineering student in Germany told me on the phone that he is very happy because he would enjoy reading what he missed on Nigeria's social circle.A fellow from sent me a text message "niyi,good right at your blog coutesy linda ikeji.It proudly equates with so many foreignblogs i visit regularly.please,keep up the good work.Warmest Regards" So many text and phone calls,i mean... i want to do more by breaking the barriers that has so far been associated with celebrity reporting and photography in the country.I want to ensure that every mornings and evenings that you get on the blog,you can get to read instant stories that others get to pu

Tessy Oliseh sets to relocate

Photo & story by Niyi Tabiti Chief Reporter Tessy,the baby sister of ex-Nigerian international soccer star,Sunday Oliseh has concluded arrangement to relocate her showroom from Ogba,a surbub of Lagos to somewhere on highbrow Allen Avenue in Ikeja,Lagos. It may not have been unconnected with the low patronage recorded by the showroom of her fashion outfit-Tesslo, due to the hidden location of the plaza where it is located on Abiodun Hagun Street,Ogba. We gathered that Tesslo bought the lock up shop for more a million naira.When sought her comment on the issue she confirmed the gist of her relocation.On what would happen to the shop left behind by the Nigeria Fashion Show Designer of the Year 2006 award winner,she disclosed that her mum is charge."I don't want to say anything about it because my mum is the one that would decide whether to give it out or not"she said. Tesslo is one Nigeria's hottest fashion label.Though she is sti

More gist from Okoya’s party

By Niyi Tabiti Reporter,Lagos Remember, I told you the other day that I woul post more gist from the Nikkai (Muslim marriage) of Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya and his last wife,Sade. Ooops! It was a grand ceremony and the people that matters in the society were all there.Former Governor of Lagos,Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu gave the Islamic clerics a N500 notes which equals N50,000.The same Naira rain was poured on them by the other dignitaries Don’t let me forget to tell you that Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola of Lagos missed the mosque session. He came durning the reception. The Governor is a civilized man just like his security personnel.They were well organized and courteous to the press photographers who tried to take his picture. No “Girigiri”(stampede).In Nigeria some security personnel are overzealous,in a bid to show their principal that they are very protective by shoving helpess and harmless press people aside.kudos to the governor!