Showing posts from June, 2013


Diamond Bank Plc seem to be in the eye of the storm aplenty this days. It's either staff members are alleging one thing or the other or there are cases of fraud. The latest is a case of alleged fraud against the bank by one of it's customers.

A Mr. Oluwamayowa Iseyemi has already instituted a case of fraud against the bank at the Osogbo High Court in Osun State. His case is centered on the allegation that Diamond Bank tampered with his account with his knowledge, consent and authority. 

And what the man wants for damages is a cool #25million Naira. Mr. Iseyemi has had a relationship with the bank through the branch in Osogbo, Osun State since 2008. In 2009 he applied for and got a loan of #3million Naira. The terms of the repayment agreement stipulated a 2 equal monthly installment payment plus 25% par annum interest and includes a management fee of 2% flat per quarter in outstanding facility amount payable upfront”. But midway through their agreement, the bank brea…

Chris Attoh, Uti Nwachukwu, Beverly Naya Others Gather For Shuga Launch In Nigeria

Some of Nigeria’s finest celebrities came together for the launch of MTV Staying Alive Foundation campaign,Shuga, the globally acclaimed, award-winning TV drama about sex, youth and relationships.

MTV Base and MTV Staying Alive Foundation have joined forces with the Nigerian government’s National Agency for the Control of AIDS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to combat a lack of awareness and misinformation about HIV, sexual responsibility and teen pregnancy among Nigerian youth, using the medium of Shuga, MTV’s award winning TV series and multimedia campaign.  PEPFAR (The US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) has also expressed the intention to join forces with the campaign.

The event which held at the WheatBaker Hotel on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 had top bosses in the entertainment and health sectors like Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, Georgia Arnold, Executive Director, MTV …

Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde Dazzles On The Cover Of Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine

She is rocking her killer-curves on the current issue of City People Fashion and lifestyle international  Magazine. The mother of 4 who recently made her Hollywood debut is quoted to have said:
I'm most comfortable when I'm NUDE

M.I Pays Tribute To DaGrin And MC Loph

...As 70,000 fans troop out to see Wande Coal, JMartins, Mr Raw and Phyno
It seems the season of drought has ended in Owerri, Imo State as superstar acts, M.I, JMartins,Mr Raw, Wande Coal, Phyno and Crystals brought over 70,000 thousands fans out to Hero Square Owerrifor the 3rd leg of the Star Music Trek concerts.

Despite the poor weather and threatening rain, the crowd refused to leavethe concert venue until the very last note, forcing the night’s stars to extend their sets to satisfy eager fans who attended from Owerri, Abia, Enugu, Aba, Nnewi and other surrounding communities.

Rave of the momentAzubuikeChibuzor Nelson,better known as Phyno,was undoubtedly the star of the night, delivering over 25 minutes of non-stop hits from his growing repertoire, includingAmanchiKwanu, My Cool and Ghost Modeall delivered with his unique infusion of Igbo Language, Pidgin and English. Unfortunately,despite his stellar performance, the artiste could not satisfy his fans even as he lef…

Nigerian Music Producer OJBJezreel Down With Kidney Problem.

Dear friends,family and fans…We wish to thank you all for supporting OJB JEZREEL in this critical time of need.
To all the celebrities and media practitioners who came to show support at his residence yesterday Monday 24th of June 2013, we say thank you.
We are trying to raise funds for his KIDNEY TRANSPLANT which will cost $100k or 15million Naira.
Donations have started coming in and more people are now aware that this is NOT A SCAM but a desperate cry for help.
We want to seize this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported with money and prayers may God be with you.
We are still far away from our target of $100k but we are confident in God’s grace and the beautiful hearts of all that now know of OJB’S situation.
No amount given with a heart of love is too small. Your contribution will be saving a LIFE.
Please support. You can still make your donations at any UBA branch close to you or make your donations online to:
And for those withi…



Diamond Bank Launches New Campaign

Diamond Bank is set to break its new campaign to undoubtedly claim its position as one of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria- providing customers with tangible financial solutions tailored specifically to suit their lifestyle.
Following a successful brand refresh in November 2012 where the Brand saw changes in its colours moving away from the monosyllabic greys and dark tones to more vibrant colours, the motive was to make the brand more approachable in line with its’ positioning as a leading Retail bank in Nigeria.

For more than twenty years, Diamond Bank has built equity as a strong reliable salient bank. Relatively unscathed by the upheavals of the Nigerian Banking sector in the 1990s and more recently, the Bank is now considered one of the foremost banks in lending to customers, SME banking and corporate banking especially in the oil and gas sector.
In a highly delicate and competitive banking environment with little or no product differentiation and where…

Sad News! Veteran highlife musician Fatai Rolling Dollar dies at 85

Such a sad news to report. Nigeria's oldest practicing musician, Pa Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju, popularly known asFatai Rolling Dollar has passed on. He died this morning at Marritol Hospital,   Sam Sonibare Street in Surulere after a brief illness. One of his wives, Funmulayo Olagunju, confirmed his death. He was 85 year old,he was very active musician who did many collaborations with young acts, including Idris Abdulkareem died this morning in a Surulere hospital.
He is survived by three wives, including a German and 16 children. May his soul rest in peace, amen.



The EME soldier, SKALES, breaks unto the countdown this week

The EME soldier, SKALES, breaks unto the countdown this week with massive hit, "Denge Pose".
But where on the #top5veat10   countdown did he land and what other songs are on the countdown? Check it out!

P Square ft Lagbaja "Unlimited"
Kcee "Limpopo"

Number 5
May D "So Many Tinz"

Number 4
Skales "Denge Pose"

Number 3
+Wande Coal ft +DON JAZZY  "The Kick"

Number 2
Wizkid ft Femi Kuti "Jaiye Jaiye"

Number 1
+Olamide YBNL "DuroSoke"

Ten Things Children Need The Most

Every adult was once a child and we all know the importance of childhood. This days our kids grow up so fast, we need to treasure every moment of their childhood. I read this article and thought of sharing it with all parents and also to say Happy Children's day to all the lil ones! I love you all.                        

One: Meeting their everyday needs
Babies and children need to know there is someone who loves them and that their needs will be met as soon as possible. This means:
feeding them when they're hungry
keeping them warm, dry and safe from danger
helping them if they are in pain, scared or upset

providing family routines
making sure there is always someone you trust to look after them.
A few minutes is a long time for a baby who is feeling hungry or upset.   The sooner they are comforted the safer they will feel.
Older children might be able to wait a little longer, but they still need to know that you will feed them when they are hungry, and help them wh…

Personality Of The Week: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, born February 7, 1978 is a leading actress, singer, and philanthropist from Lagos, Nigeria.
She attended Chrisland School Opebi,(1981-1987) Oxford Children School,(1987) Santos Layout, Command Secondary School Kaduna,(1988-1993), a brief stint at Obafemi Awolowo University and finally Yaba College of Technology Yaba,(1996-2004) where she studied Estate Management.
Omotola’s original career ambition was to work in Business Management and while awaiting her results from University, she was introduced to acting by escorting another model friend to an audition. Her first acting role was in the 1995 movie, Venom of justice directed by Reginald Ebere.
Omotola Ekeinde got her first big role in the Nollywood film industry with the movie “Mortal Inheritance” (1995) where she played a sickle-cell patient who fights for her life even when she knows she might not be able to live. This film which received good reviews, won her awards for …

Legend Of The Week: Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti
Fela Anikulapo Kuti, born in Abeokuta, Nigeria on the 15th October 1938, was a multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, pioneer of Afrobeat music, human rights activist, and politician.
His mother, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, was a feminist activist in the anti-colonial movement; his father, Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, a Protestant minister and school principal, was the first president of the Nigeria Union of Teachers. Fela was also a first cousin to the Nigerian writer and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, the first African to win a Nobel Prize for Literature.
Fela was sent to London in 1958 to study medicine but decided to study music instead at the Trinity College of Music. While there, he formed the band Koola Lobitos, playing a fusion of jazz and highlife. In 1960, Fela married his first wife, Remilekun (Remi) Taylor, with whom he would have three children (Femi, Yeni, and Sola).
In 1967, he went to Ghana to think up a new musical direction. …

Personality Of The Week: Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe was born into an Ibo family on Nov. 16, 1930, at Ogidi in Anambra, Nigeria. He was educated at a government college in Umuahia, and he graduated from the University of Ibadan.
While working for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, he composed his first novel, Things Fall Apart (1959), at a time when Nigerian prose fiction was represented solely by the fantastic folklore romances of Amos Tutuola and the popular stories of urban life of Cyprian Ekwensi. Achebe's novel introduced serious social and psychological analysis into Nigerian literature. It is set in the early days of colonization and tells the tragedy of a warrior hero who rigidly identifies with the values of traditional Ibo society."Things Fall Apart" went on to sell more than 12 million copies and been translated into more than 50 languages.
Other notable works include;The African Trilogy,No Longer at Ease, Arrow of God, A Man of the People, and Anthills of the Savanna…