Thursday, 30 January 2014

Supposed Teen Ringleader of Ottawa Prostitution Ring Found Guilty on 30 of 33 Charges

The public housing complex in Ottawa at the centre of an alleged human trafficking ring run partly by a group of teen girls.
OTTAWA, CANADA — An Ottawa girl has been found guilty of 30 of 33 charges against her in connection with a prostitution ring involving teenage girls.

Pictures: Have You Seen the Innoson Vehicles?

Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (IVM for short) is the name of a company in Nigeria that provides automotive products from China, Japan and Germany, all assembled in Nigeria under the brand name IVM.  

Justin Bieber: President Obama to Decide if He Will be Deported

On Sunday, I blogged about the report that Justin Bieber might be spiralling into the dark world of drug and alcohol abuse. Today comes the news that there are moves by concerned Americans to get the President to order the deportation of Justin Bieber back to his native Canada.

Here’s how is reporting the story. Read up and please drop a comment. Should Justin be deported? If Canada doesn’t want him, is he welcome in your home?

Hilarious: Nigerian Woman Throws Out Her Cat for Being Gay

Bull the cat has found himself homeless... for having the wrong sort of furry friends.

In this funny saga which has gripped the town of Lafia, in Northern Nigeria, the seven-year-old feline has been abandoned by his owner for being gay.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

What's Wrong With this Picture?

Dbanj and Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo
What's wrong with this picture?

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Contrary to Provions of the Child Rights Law, School Age Children Still Hawk on the Streets of Lagos

This report  from The Punch takes a look at the unacceptable trend of child labour in Lagos with a specific look at street hawking among school age children. Even with the adoption of the Child Rights Law by the government of the state in 2007, the report reveals that children can still be found hawking during school hours around the streets of Lagos. Lend your voice against this act and say NO to child labour.

Bizarre: Teen is Accomplice in Kidnap of his Grandmother

This is how The Sun is reporting this shocking story of a 14 year old boy who was involved in the kidnap of his 62 year old grandmother and received N150,000.00 as reward for his participation in the crime.

Sunday, 26 January 2014

The Curse of the Child Stars: Is Justin Bieber Spiralling into the Dark World of Drug and Alcohol Abuse?

When I read this article on Radaronline, my mind shot to the numerous child stars that ended up derailing and not achieving their full potentials. The first name that came to my mind was Macaulay Culkin, and there are others. What could be the cause of this problem of child stars veering off into a path of drug and alcohol abuse? These past few days, Justin has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. He was arrested on a DUI charge (Driving under the influence. He seemed to be very pleased with himself, not in the least remorseful about his plight. I want your opinion please; Could Justin Bieber be on course to suffer the curse of the child stars?

My 17 Questions for Asa Asika

Asa Asika is not a stranger in the Nigerian entertainment industry. I caught up with him and got the 411 on Asa for the year 2014. He’s opening up a brand/talent agency and representing some new artistes this year such as BOJ and Ayo Jay (watch out for these names this year). Asa is also branching out into entertainment related businesses this year. His company, Stargaze will be working on some other big stuff! Events, TV productions so watch out for lots of stuff produced by Stargaze,   they're Asa's!

Friday, 17 January 2014

KimYe Share Photos of Baby North West and She Couldn't be Cuter

Proud parents Kanye West and Kim Kardashian shared some more photos of North West, and I can't say I blame the new dad and mum for wanting to show off their gorge baby girl.

Kanye posted this picture of  North on his instagram page today and captioned it "My Princess loves piggyback rides."
Kanye: "My Princess loves piggyback rides
Kim on the other hand posted this picmix of the adorable Nori as she's fondly called by the pair and captioned it "My World." Ah bless!
Kim: "My world"

Thursday, 16 January 2014

9 Year Old Anjola Botoku Writes WASSCE, Calls for Reduction of the Minimum Age of Candidates

Anjola Botoku
Read the interesting story of little Miss Anjolaoluwa Botoku who sat for two papers in the just concluded November/December WASSCE and passed both papers. On being interviewed by The Guardian on this fantastic feat, she called for a downward review of the minimum age for candidates of the exam so as to give Nigerians the chance to break records like their counterparts abroad. What do you think? Do you agree?

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Fast Cars and Tough Trucks Took Centre Stage at the Detroit Auto Show.

Toyota FT-1 (Future Toyota)
The Detroit Auto Show (officially known as the North American International Auto Show) opened its doors to the media on January 13. Brands like Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Lexus, Subaru, Hyundai, Chrysler, BMW, Acura, Nissan, and Honda unveiled crucial new products. More pictures after the cut.

January 15 is The Nigerian Armed Forces Remembrance Day

President Jonathan in military uniform
President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja today led leaders of the executive, legislature and judiciary as well as military and para-military organisations to honour Nigeria’s fallen heroes.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Corporal Punishment: Kenyan Students Use a Short Film to Speak Against the Practice

I received a link to a YouTube video from a reader apparently in response to my post last week on Corporal Punishment (Did you miss that? See it here).

Lend Your Voice to the Debate Teens: Are You in Support of the New Law in Nigeria that Criminalises Same-Sex Relationships?

President Goodluck Jonathan signed anti-gay bill into law on Monday
President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, January 13, 2014 signed into law a bill that criminalizes same-sex relationships thereby defying Western pressure over gay rights and provoking criticism from the United States.

PS4 vs. XBox One vs Wii U

Xbox One and PS4
These consoles have been out for a while and I was thinking of getting me one of them. That's when the trouble started. All of a sudden, I wasn't sure which of them to get. I read so many reviews and comparisons and at the end of the day, I chose the PS4. How did I make up my mind? PES 2014. I just had to have that game on Play Station. So I guess the decision wasn't such a tough one.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Yaya Toure Retaians the African Crown: Named African Footballer of the Year, 2013

Toure, Best Footballer in Africa
He has dashed the hopes of the teeming population of Nigerians who wanted see John Mikel Obi win the African crown on home soil. 

Glo-CAF Awards Holding in Lagos: Obi for CAF African Footballer of the Year. WHHOOOOOAAA!!!!!

Lagos, Nigeria’s economic and commercial capital is right about now hosting the first and probably the biggest football event of the year – the 2013 Glo-CAF Awards.

Poser: When Should Christmas Decorations be Put Up and Removed?

Are you back from your village, Yankee, Jand or wherever you spent the holidays? Or like me, did you spend the holidays here in Lagos?

Crime: Teen Kills Girl for Money Ritual

The Suspect: Ikechukwu Friday
This is truly shocking. The police in Lagos State this week revealed that they had arrested an 18 year old man for the offense of murder of a 12 year old girl.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Video of Teacher Administering Corporal Punishment on His Pupils; Is Corporal Punishment Used in Your School?

Did you see the video of the school teacher administering corporal punishment on his pupils? It's simply bullying. The only reason he can get away with flogging the children is because they are not as strong as he is.

Sunday, 5 January 2014

Careers: Law

Barrister Ayo Wey
So you want to be a lawyer, or you're iffy about it, not quite sure? Meet Barrister Ayo Wey. I caught up with her over the course of this weekend and got her to give me the 411 on what it is like to play in the big league as top shot Corporate Commercial Lawyer. Have a pleasant read.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Brain Teaser

If Sola's father is Biola's father's only son, what is the relationship between Sola and Biola?

Popular Blogger, Ladun Liadi Finally Reveals Identity

Ladun Liadi
So if you're fond of reading blogs like me, then there's almost no way you could have missed Ladun Liadi's Blog. If you're also like me, then you would be curious and want to put a face to the blogger. I started reading her blog in early 2013 and searched the web for her face but never found it. She had successfully done a Lagbaja by making a success of her chosen field while keeping her identity secret.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Girls, Will Your Crush Like You Back in 2014?

Here's the quiz. It's not a science, but it's a fun quiz to start 2014 with.

World Welcomes 2014: In Pictures

Auckland in New Zealand was the first major city to in 2014 with a fireworks display
Countries all around the world ushered in 2014 with some really amazing fireworks displays. New Zealand was the first country to welcome 2014. Countries in the Asia-Pacific were the first to welcome the new year, then the planet-wide celebrations swept across the world.