5 Aug 2014

Meet Odunlade Adekola's Wife + Their Love Story

The name, Ruth Abosede Adekola may not ring a bell, but that of her husband does. She is the wife of popular Yoruba actor, Odunlade Adekola, the pillar behind the Abeokuta-based actor. She revealed how they met in 1995 at a church vigil, in Sabo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, how blissful their  marriage has been, their 3 boys and most importantly cleared the air on the misconception that Odunlade is a bully and wife-beater.
See excerpts from her interesting interview with City People below:

20 May 2014

Nigerian Girl Emerged Best Graduating Student at Dillard University, USA

The United States First Lady Michelle Obama joins other dignitaries to celebrate Merrilyn Akpapuna, a Nigerian girl that emerged the best graduating student at the Dillard University, New Orleans.

8 May 2014

#BringBackOurGirls: Photos From the Ongoing Protest in South Africa

Concerned Africans living in South Africa are right now staging a protest for the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls. The protest started from Sandton rooftop to the Nigerian Consulate.

7 May 2014

Photos: Yomi Casual's House Warming Ceremony

Omoniyi Makun, popular designer known as Yomi Casual, and the younger brother of comedian AY,  got himself a four bedroom duplex in Lekki some weeks back and had a small house warming party on Sunday May 4, 2014.

5 May 2014

Governor Fashola Hands Over Vehicles, Motor Cycles, Phones to Police Authorities

A cross section of 100 patrol vehicles,150 motorcycles and 5 mobile cells during the handing over ceremony to the Police Authorities in Lagos State at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, May 5, 2014. INSET: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN (middle) cutting the ribbon to officially hand over the vehicles. With him are: His Deputy, Hon. (Mrs.) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire (4th right),

4 May 2014

Pictures: #BringBackOurGirls Protests Hold in New York and D.C

Nigerians living in New York City took to the streets of New York yesterday to protest the kidnap of over 250 Chibok schoolgirls. They were joined by other non-Nigerians who walked with them in solidarity. The protesters all adorned Africa headgear as they walked the streets and finally stopped at the Union Square in New York. Another group protested in D.C.

Nigerian Student Wins $350,000 Gates Millennium Scholarship

Oloruntobi Dare, a senior at the Hubert Flowers High School did her school, family and friends proud by making the coveted list of 1,000 students to have earned the Gates Millennium Scholarship 2014,  which has less  than 10 percent acceptance rate.

3 May 2014

Happy 35th Birthday to Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve NnajiMFR (born May 3, 1979) is a Nigerian actress and singer. In 2005 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Nnaji was born in MbaiseImo StateNigeria but grew up in Lagos, the fourth of eight children and was brought up in a middle class environment. Her father worked as an engineer and her mother as a nursery teacher. She attended Methodist Girls College (Yaba, Lagos), before transferring into the University of Lagos. While at the university, she began auditioning for acting jobs amongst the many Nollywood projects.

Kerry Washington & Hubby Nnamdi Asomugha Welcomes Their First Child

Kerry Washington and her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, have finally welcomed their new baby. The little girl, named Isabelle, was born TWO weeks ago on April 21. Wow, sounds like Kerry definitely put her ‘Scandal’ skills to work and ‘handled’ keeping her daughter’s arrival a secret. Congrats to the happy couple!

2 May 2014

Photos: Kanu Nwankwo and Family

Amazing Transformation: Iyanya, Then and Now


Amazing Transformation: Elvina Ibru Weight Loss From 250kg to 115kg

Back in England two decades ago, popular daughter of billionaire businessman  Olorongun Michael Ibru, Elvina Ibru won an unusual beauty contest. She was crowned the Miss Big and Beautiful Competition UK. At her peak, Elvina weighed all of 210 kgs. Fast forward to today, the former singer now weighs 115kg and she's oozing so much sexiness with her new figure. 

29 Apr 2014

I Can’t Accept a N500,000 Monthly Salary – Says a 22 Year Old Entrepreneur

His name is Muhammad Abdullahi Salisu, who emerged one of the top 10 leading entrepreneurs out of the 50 shortlisted small and medium enterprises owners in the 2014 edition of the Etisalat Easybusiness Millionaires Hunt, winning a whooping sum of N2m in the process.

Comedian, Bovi Spotted with Aliko Dangote & Donald Duke

He was the host of an event that took place at the Royal Exchange recently, where Nigerian entrepreneur and world’s richest black man, Aliko Dangote and former Cross River governor, Donald Duke were in attendance.

Breaking!! President Jonathan Sacks Special Adviser (Political) Ahmed Gulak

President Jonathan has terminated the appointment of his Special Adviser(Political), Alhaji Ahmed A. Gulak with immediate effect. President Jonathan thanks Alhaji Gulak for his services to the present administration and wishes him success in his future endeavors. A replacement for Alhaji Gulak will be announced in due course. - Dr. Reuben Abati

Lagos: Kibaku Youths Protest Abduction of 234 Girls in Bornu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN (middle) receiving a letter of protest addressed to President Goodluck Jonathan from the Legal Adviser, Kibaku Youth Association, Mr. Minda Yahaya Chiwan (left) while the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ade Ipaye (right) and his Education counterpart, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye (left) watch during a peaceful protest to the Lagos House, Ikeja over the abduction of 234 students of Government Girls Secondary School by Boko Haram in Chibok Local Government Area, Borno State, on Monday, April 28, 2014.

Photos: Nigerian Polytechnic Lecturers Protest in Abuja Today

Photos: Senator Gbenga Ashafa's Empowerment Program for Local Communities

" Another week, another step forward. Our weekly empowerment programmes are designed to ensure that people in our local communities are presented with the right tools and equipment needed to further give their businesses a fighting chance.
It is by no means a simple task. But then you'll agree that change and progress require little sure steps towards the greater goal of human development." 
- Sen. Ashafa's Press Release on Facebook