Gist Express Wed, 01 Jan 2014 05:09:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Happy New Year To Our Esteemed Readers Worldwide Wed, 01 Jan 2014 05:09:10 +0000 GE admin 2014

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El-Rufai, Others Escape Crash As Plane Tyre Burst In Lagos Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:53:21 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-29 at 6.49.30 PM

The incident happened on Sunday morning at Lagos airport and Nasir El-Rufai shared the news himself…

Thank God for his mercies…2013…..2014!

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Breaking News: Noble Laureate, Wole Soyinka’s Daughter Dies Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:39:45 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-29 at 6.37.25 PM

Iyetade Soyinka, daughter of Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, has died.

Ms. Soyinka, who was born June 6, 1965, died at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital where she was being treated for an undisclosed ailment.

The death was disclosed in a statement signed by Jahman Anikulapo, an aide to Mr. Soyinka. The statement noted that the late Iyetade Soyinka was a student at the Staff School and Queens School, Ibadan before she studied Medicine at the University of Ibadan.

Mr. Anikulapo’s statement described the deceased as “affable, intelligent and sometimes capricious,” adding that she “struggled with her health in recent years.” Despite her health woes, the late Iyetade Soyinka “greeted every day with a smile and doted on her two children.”

The statement, which was issued on behalf of the deceased’s family, revealed that Ms. Soyinka “took ill quite suddenly and passed away while being treated at UCH, Ibadan.

“Iyetade leaves behind two children, both parents, numerous siblings, nieces and nephews.”

No funeral arrangements were announced in the statement.

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Happy Birthday Uche Jombo-Rodriguez Sat, 28 Dec 2013 04:06:28 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 9.56.09 PM

The birthday girl posted the picture above on her Instagram page with the caption:

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Happy Birthday from all of us @

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Photos: D’Prince Shares Hot New Pictures Sat, 28 Dec 2013 03:43:26 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 9.33.53 PM

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Photonews: Funke Akindele, Tonto Dikeh, Fred Amata And Uti Nwachukwu Graced Calabar Carnival Sat, 28 Dec 2013 03:29:57 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 9.20.01 PM

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I Don’t Care What People Say, I Married My Wife For Love- Aremu Afolayan Sat, 28 Dec 2013 03:16:15 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 9.10.11 PM

Newly married actor and younger brother of Kunle Afolayan, Aremu Afolayan has said, he does not care about what people say about his marriage, stating that, people would always talk.

According to the actor, his wife’s family are not rich; neither is his wife rich like people have speculated. He said, I didn’t marry her for money, but for love and people would always talk no matter what you do.

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Comedienne Princess And Her Seven Months Hubby Break Up, Cites Irreconcilable Differences Sat, 28 Dec 2013 02:56:36 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 8.40.21 PM

One of Nigeria’s leading comedians Princess Dammy and her Yoruba movie producer/director beau Adeshola Jeremiah have separated.

The couple tied the knot on Wednesday 8th May 2013 at the Balmoral Hall, Oregun, Lagos.

Princess Dammy confirmed to The Net NG‘s correspondent that they have indeed gone their separate ways; citing “irreconcilable differences”.

“Yes my marriage has ended due to irreconcilable differences”. she says.

She further explains; “We have been having issues since the wedding but we still remained together hoping that we would be able to work it out. But apparently, we couldn’t work it out, hence the reason for our separation.

“We actually ended it several months ago, but we didn’t want to make it public. I’m sure God knows best“.


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Taribo West Loses Mom Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:40:27 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 12.37.41 AM

Former Super Eagles Star, Taribo West has lost his mother.

Wakaji Batubo West passed away on Monday at the former AC Milan defender’s home in Lagos at the age of 90. Taribo, who is the presiding pastor of Shelter in the Storm Ministries spoke to Brilla FM on the unforgettable memories of his late mother:

     “She was a very disciplined woman, loving and I personally would miss her”.

Taribo who is the 8th of 9 children noted that the family would celebrate the good memory of Wakaji Batubo in Lagos and further burial rites would be announced by the family when they meet in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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‘Okpekete Master’ Acquires Multi-Million Naira Mansion In Lekki Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:28:07 +0000 GE admin Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 12.15.44 AM

Limpopo king, KCee has just capped off a blistering year by acquiring a duplex in Chevy view estate, off Chevron drive, Lekki.

It is confirmed that properties in this estate for a duplex is valued between N55 – N70million, it is undoubtably a good year for the music star…

Congrats Boss!!!

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