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Sunday, August 5, 2012

UNIBEN Ranks Number 1 In Nigeria...Webometrics Varsities Ranking

According to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities carried out in July, the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has been placed first in Nigeria and 31st in Africa.
The ranking was contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of UNIBEN, Mr Harris Osarenre, and made available on Saturday in Benin.

The statement said that the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, came second while the University of Ibadan came third in the ranking.
It also said that UNIBEN took the lead in the Webometrics ranking in January this year.

Greatest UNIBEN!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Davido Denies Fighting With Taxi Driver Over Girlfriend

Fast rising and controversial artist, David Adeleke aka Davido has denied the news making the rounds that he fought with a taxi driver over his girlfriend. He refuted the story on twitter as seen below:
This is how Punch Newspaper reported the whole story: A taxi driver, Femi Ajibola, will never forget July 1, 2012 in a hurry. At about 5.30 pm on that day, he received a phone call from a young woman in the Lekki area of Lagos and had quickly answered the subsequent invitation to pick her up.

Snoop Dogg Rebrands: Changes Name To Snoop Lion, Says He Is Bob Marley Reincarnated

Snoop Dogg wants you to know that he's tired of hip-hop, also, he's got a new name: Snoop Lion.

The artist said at a news conference on Monday in New York that he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in February and is ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to."

Don Jazzy Speaks About His Relationship With Tiwa Savage And Dbanj

Don Jazzy has debunked his alleged relationship with MAVIN sensational singer, Tiwa Savage. He said on Ndani TV’s ‘The Juice’ hosted by popular OAP Toolz that he is not dating the sexy singer, who was signed to his label and also dropped some interesting details about his former Mo’Hits label partner D’banj.
Watch the brief interview below after the cut:

Friday, August 3, 2012

Reverend David Ugolor's Health Deteriorate In Police Custody

Armed detectives had last Friday arrested and detained  Reverend David Ugolor, after they claimed that one of the suspects arrested in connection with the murder of the Oyerinde confessed that one “David” asked them to assassinate  Oshiomhole's principal private secretary, Olaitan Oyerinde, and of which in actual fact the SSS has already paraded the suspects in Abuja.

We Never Planned To Humiliate Nigeria... US Basketball Coach

The coach of the United States basketball team, Mike Krzyzewski, has denied insinuations that his team arrived at the Basketball Arena of the London 2012 Olympics determined to humiliate Nigeria for being “loud-mouthed.”

Disastrous Wedding Snaps

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Lets Catch Up On Some Interesting Headlines

Sorry for the unannounced absence. Let us try and do a little catch up of some of the headlines we missed.
Mrs Josephine Okoye the mother of  Jude, Tony and Psquare [Peter and Paul] Okoye was laid to rest on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Ifite-Dunu house, Akwa Village in Anambra.
The burial ceremony took place at St.Gabriel Catholic Church and the lying-in-state took place at Umunachi, Umudioka Village, Anambra State.
May her soul rest in peace.. Amen!
On Wednesday, the State Security Service, SSS, paraded suspected six armed robbery gang which allegedly killed Olaitan Oyerinde (the last image), the Principal Private Secretary to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State. "careless statements made by Ali Ihade, the security guard of Comrade Oyerinde, at various times about his master’s attracted the attention of the prime suspect, Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi, who consequently hatched a robbery operation’’
A twist to the story is an information which reached us earlier was that one Rev. David Ugolor (the middle image), a known activist, was also arrested in connection with the killing of Olaiton. It was reported that one of the suspects told police interrogators that he was offered N20m for the job which he had received advance of N200,000.
Rev Ogolor was arrested after the suspect named one “David” as the sponsor of the murder.
Actress Ini Edo Ehiagwina has started her own shoe line and it is simply called Ini Edo Collection which she will be presenting at the Dallas International Fashion show on Friday 31st August 2012.
Nollywood icons, Segun Arinze and Justus Esiri were robbed in their London Hotel located in Surrey, United Kingdom some days ago.
Segun reportedly lost his Ipad while Justus Esiri was unlucky as his international passport with various visas in it, his travelling documents, laptop, monies and several other valuables got missing.
Though the matter is said to have reported to the police, but no arrest has been made yet. We also learnt that the hotel had no CCTV cameras to capture the alleged robbery footage.
The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team beat Nigeria on Thursday night, in an epic blowout that answered the Americans' detractors and sent a clear message to let them be.
The United States scored an Olympic record  156-73 as they routed the thoroughly overwhelmed Nigeria to remain unbeaten at the London Games.
Three young women – Miss Anene Blessing Iruoma, 26, Miss Obiakor Maryann Okwudili, 34 and Miss Mbechi Obiageli Susan, 38 years old – have been nabbed by members of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) while attempting to smuggle 4.5 kilogrammes of narcotics, carefully hidden in their brassieres and hair wigs
All the three suspects were apprehended at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Two of them were to board an Egypt airline flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through Cairo. They were caught with 3.6 kilogrammes of methamphetamines neatly hidden in customized underwears and hair wigs.
The third suspect, who claimed to be three months pregnant, was found to have ingested 900 grammes of substance that tested positive for cocaine.
More than three years after Michael Jackson's death, his youngest brother continues to raise questions about the validity of the pop superstar's will.
On Twitter and cable TV, Randy Jackson has called the five-page document signed in 2002 a fake. The one place he hasn't made the claims is a courtroom, where legal experts say he faces almost insurmountable hurdles to invalidate the will and stiff odds against ousting the men who run the lucrative estate.
In a recent letter, Randy Jackson and three of his siblings called on Jackson's estate executors to resign and renewed claims that the will is a fake.

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