Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Jackie Chan climbs to second place in Forbes' Highest Paid Actors list .

Jackie Chan has climbed to the second spot in ForbesHighest Paid Actors List after the magazine’s annual who’s who of wealthy thespians expanded to include those working outside the US movie industry.
With earnings of $50 million (£32,000,000) last year alone, Chan is second only to Robert Downey Jr, who tops the list for a third year running with an annual income of $80 million (£51,000,000).
This is the first year Forbes has expanded its list to include actors working outside of the US film industry.

Senate confirms appointments of services chiefs.

From Left: Chief Of Air Staff, Avm Sadique Abubakar; Chief Of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Iba; Chief Of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief Of Defence Intelligence, Avm Morgan Riku And The National Security Adviser (NSA), Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Mongunu, During Their Meeting With President Muhammadu Buhari At The Presidential Villa In Abuja On Monday

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of new military chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The president, on July 13, appointed new service chiefs for Nigeria’s armed forces.
They are Maj-Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin, Chief of Defence Staff; Maj-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Adm. Ibok-Ete Ibas, Chief of Naval Staff.
Air Vice-Marshal Sadique Abubakar was appointed the new Chief of Air Staff, while Air Vice-Marchal Monday Morgan was named Chief of Defence Intelligence.

Boko Haram members want to dialogue with FG, says CCC

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The Centre for Crisis Communication a non-governmental organisation on Tuesday said that some persons claiming to be Boko Haram members had approached it for dialogue to end insurgency in the country.
The Executive Secretary of the centre, retired Air Commodore Yusuf Anas, disclosed this when he briefed newsmen on sundry national issues, including cattle rustling and National Assembly crisis in Abuja.Anas, who did not reveal the identities of the persons, said the centre strongly believed in their renewed request for dialogue because of several telephone conversions with them.

Breaking news: Buhari appoints new NCC boss.

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Umaru Danbatta as new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
According to the Special Adviser on media and publicity to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, who confirmed the appointment in a statement, Danbatta holds a Doctorate Degree in Electronic Engineering and takes over from Dr Eugene Juwah, whose tenure expired on July 29, 2015.
The new NCC chief executive’s other academic qualifications include a Bachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering and

Bankrupt 50 Cent's mansion costs him $70k a MONTH to maintain: Rapper's new filing reveals the extraordinary costs of his luxury pad

50 Cent's mansion costs $70k a MONTH to maintain and previous owners went bankrupt

Rapper 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy on Monday as it was revealed he spends $72,000 a MONTH to live in his lavish Connecticut mansion which has its own private casino, basketball court and nine kitchens.
The entertainer has followed in the footsteps of Mike Tyson and two other former owners of the huge property, one of the biggest private residences in America, that none of them could afford to keep.
Court papers revealed the star, real name Curtis Jackson, spends a whopping $108,000 on his expenses each month, including $5,000 on gardening alone.He splashes $3,000 a month on clothes and $1,000 on grooming - but still owes his barber, stylist and personal trainer money.

President Buhari Appoints ExxonMobil Vice-chair as new NNPC GMD

According to a statement released by presidential spokesperson, president Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Dr. Kachikwu, who was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), is to take over from Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha.

Beyonce covers her figure with a laptop as she continues to fuel pregnancy rumours.

Covered up: Beyonce disembarked from a helicopter after landing in New York on Monday, while fuelling pregnancy rumours as she 
Setting tongues wagging: In July, the 33-year-old sparked rumours she might be expecting another child as she emerged in New York while holding the laptop over her middle

She has just enjoyed a brief getaway with her family in the Hamptons.
But busy Beyonce returned to New York on Monday with husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy, the three of them arriving by helicopter from the beachside paradise not far from the city.
The 33-year-old singer covered up as she disembarked the small aircraft, wearing loose clothing and a heavy denim jacket despite the warm summer weather.

Moment Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo dresses up as a homeless man & pranks Madrid with his football skills !(Video) .

This is so awesome , the homeless man walking with that dog is the world's best and one of the richest footballers - Cristiano Ronaldo - but as he walked on the streets of Madrid over the weekend, nobody paid him any attention - because nobody knew it was him. He was disguised in fake beard, hair and fat suit.

He took to the streets of Madrid and showed off some of his football skills. Occasionally, passers-by will stop to watch his impressive football skills, especially when he replicates Ronaldo's trade-mark step-overs, but no one knew it was Ronaldo himself. Then he reveals himself. . The little boy was so astonished and happy and the crowd that was looking at a homeless man , became over crowded in less than 1 minute on realizing it was Ronaldo .. awwww

Rihanna puts her curves on full display as she parties up a storm at Barbados carnival .

Party time! The singer was in great spirits as she headed to the event

Rihanna proved she's still the reigning carnival queen of Barbados on Monday. 
The singer, 27, returned to the Caribbean for one of her favourite annual events - the Kadooment Day parade.
She wore an elaborate outfit for the occasion which featured a barely-there diamond sparkly bra, matching underwear and a huge feathered head-dress and wings.   More photos after  the cut.

Gwen Stefani ends Marriage with Husband Gavin Rossdale because he Cheated on her .

It's over: Gwen Stefani reportedly ended her marriage to Gavin Rossdale because she 'believed he had been unfaithful'
Gwen Stefani reportedly ended her marriage to Gavin Rossdale because she 'believed he had been unfaithful'.
According to TMZ, the singer filed for divorce due to the belief that he was 'cheating' on her and sources told the publication that the split was 'a long time coming'.
The couple have been married for almost 13 years and have three sons together: Kingston, nine, Zuma, who turns seven later this month, and 17-month-old Apollo. 

Buhari calls for inclusion of Islamic books in federal schools’ Curriculum

President Buhari has called on the Federal Ministry of Education to include two Islamic Studies books written by the late Justice Muhammad Bashir Sambo in the secondary school curriculum for all Federal Government Colleges.

According to The News Agency of Nigeria, President Buhari gave the directive at the weekend in Kaduna while launching the reviewed editions of the books which were first published in 1974.

Represented by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, the president, according to NAN noted that such books had become essential in the face of declining moral and religious values in the country.

News Dino Melaye gives more details of how gunmen allegedly tried to kidnap, assassinate him

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, has given more insight into how he escaped from gunmen who attacked him in Gwagwalada. Th...