Monday, 30 December 2013

Tonto Dikeh Named One of 4 Celebrities Who Can Sell Magazines

I was taking a look at Tonto Dikeh’s Twitter timeline and saw one of her tweets. It was a link to an article in The Magazine Club. The article names Caroline Danjuma, Toke Makinwa, Agbani Darego and Tonto Dikeh as celebrities possessing the right ingredients to get the public buying magazines.

Facebook is Dead and Buried says EU Study Lead

Facebook has not had a merry Christmas.

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Rihanna Books Ticket for Space Trip

Bad Gal Riri has taken her obsession with space and its inhabitants to a new level. According to British paper, the Daily Star, the artist spent $750,000.00 (a lot and lot of Nairas) to secure 3 seats for Virgin Galactic. Rihanna will be accompanied by her younger brother, Rorrey, 23 and a bodyguard. Rihanna won’t be the only famous face on the trip; stars such as Ashton Kutcher, Justin Bieber and Mila Kunis are booked for the space adventure.

Odd News: Teen’s Glasses Save Her from Gunshot

Alonza Bryant after the Gunshot
An astonishing and scary story from Seattle in the USA last weekend. KIRO 7 Eyewitness News is reporting that 16 year old Alonza Bryant had her life spared most likely due to the pair of eyeglasses she was wearing.

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Upgrade, the Pageant With a Difference

Upgrade 2013 was held two weekends ago in Lagos. THq was there and we told you about it, remember? Well, I was so impressed by the whole event that I caught up with the organiser Vanessa Ideh requesting an interview. I had to know more about the event.

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Proud President: President Jonathan Expresses His Pride as he Unveils Nigerian-Made Drone!

The Nigeria Air Force built a drone! The Surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) (or Drone) is being touted as next level technology which will be deployed in the war against the Boko boys (Boko Haram sect).

WAEC Releases 2013 Nov/Dec Exam Results: Only 29.17% of Candidates Obtain 5 Credits Including English and Maths

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has expressed worries over the decline in performance of students in the 2013 November/December Senior School Certificate Private Examinations.

Dear THq Readers: Should I Stop Being Friendly to Guys?

Teen Headquarters Blog (THq) is really getting popular. One of the objectives of the Blog is to be a platform where teens can discuss the problems that they encounter as teens growing up in an adult dominated society. Sometimes, you might find certain things confusing and have no one else to turn to. THq readers are here for you, send me an email and I will publish your story.

Dwayne Johnson is the Top-Grossing Actor of 2013

Iron Man 3 is the highest-grossing movie of 2013 so far with $1.2 billion. That was however not enough to put its star, Robert Downey Jnr., on top of the Forbes list of the top-grossing actors. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson beat him this year by working harder!

Friday, 20 December 2013

Christmas in the City of Lagos, Nigeria

Las Gidi (Lagos) is not joking. The city is taking the holiday seriously and going all out this Christmas. From the over-the-top light extravaganzas to the classic and quaint Christmas grottos.

Thursday, 19 December 2013

The Rise, Rise.....and Rise of Beyonce Knowles: Album Sales Cross 1 Million on iTunes

Blistering Beyonce leaves us breathless every time with each milestone she achieves. The Houston, Texas, United States born icon has come a long way from being the lead singer in the group Destiny's Child.

Meet Zuriel Oduwole, the Youngest Person Ever to be Interviewed for Forbes Africa

All I could say was wow when I read about Zuriel and watched her interviews. She is now 11 years old and already has an interview with Africa's richest businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, as well as interviews with several serving Heads of State as her achievements.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Teenager Jack Hewitt Admits Firing Pellets At Edinburgh School Pupils

Jack Hewitt
A teenager has admitted firing metal pellets at an Edinburgh primary school and injuring 8 pupils.

Jack Hewitt, 17, from Edinburgh, pleaded guilty to recklessly discharging a ball-bearinggun at Gilmerton Primary School on 30 May 2013.

Blessing's Bundle: How To Tell If Your Boyfriend Truly Loves You

Blessing Agholor
I had the pleasure a weeks ago of interacting with a very intelligent young lady called Blessing Agholor from South East London in the United Kingdom. She has her strong opinions about teens and relationship and was very glad to share those opinions here on the blog so I've decided to publish her articles. Sort of like a little column and it's to be called Blessing's Bundle. It's her little package delivered to you here. Of course, feel free to agree or disagree with her opinions. Find her article after the cut.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Upgrade 2013 Holds In Lagos

Upgrade 2013 was held in Lagos today at the Ember Creek. Find more pictures from the event after the cut.

Introducing the Dynamic Duo Called Yak

Oluwadamilola Smart (DSmart) and Mieibim Dappa (Dappa)
Meet DSmart and Dappa! Together they are called Yak (You Already Know). So these guys are up and coming artistes and they have a sizzling vid out on Youtube for their song Gbesoke. I was sent a link to the video by a friend and after watching it, I must admit that I absolutely loved it! They're young and fresh. If you did not know about Yak before now, what are you waiting for? Check out the video here and tell me what you think about it. I wanted to know what makes them tick and so I arranged an interview at DSmart's palatial home somewhere in highbrow Ikoyi. Enjoy the read.