29 August 2014

MasterCard-branded National eID Card Launched in Nigeria

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) will issue MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments functionality to 13 million Nigerians. This initiative is the largest rollout of a biometric-based verification card with an electronic payment solution in the country and the broadest financial inclusion program in Africa.

The eID card forms a key component of the Nigerian Identity Management System, deployed by NIMC as part of its mandate to create, maintain and operate the country’s first central National Identity Database and 
provide proof of identity to Nigerians 16 years and older.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Their 30s

For many of us, our 20s feel like a liquid decade--everything is in flux as we work out what we want to do professionally and who we want to be (and be with) personally. It's in your 30s that life often seems to settle down into something firmer and more solid.
But what if the form it takes isn't as you hoped? How do people end up moving into the middle of their lives lugging mistakes and regrets to either be born or undone? Or to put it a simpler way, what are the most common ways people mess up their 30s? 

Shocking: Angelina Jolie's Father, Not Invited To Her Wedding

Angelina Jolie's super star dad, Jon Voight was no where to be found at her wedding to Brad Pitt last Saturday in France. Was or wasn't he invited?

According to gossip site, TMZ, the 'Anaconda' actor found out about the nuptials online on Thursday morning. He told the site that he was pre-occupied with his Emmys nomination (for his role in "Ray Donovan").

Billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija Didn’t Go To University! (FULL STORY)

Nigeria’s richest woman has opened up on her life and her rise to the mega bucks

Billionaire, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija is one of the richest women in Africa, and like peers Bill Gates of Microsoft and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, she didn’t go to a university.

Alakija made the revelation while addressing students of the University of Lagos during the 2014 UN International Youths Day.

Her words...

Photos from the wedding of First Bank MD's daughter, Omolola Onasanya

Omolola Onasanya, the daughter of the Managing Director of First Bank of Nigeria, Bisi Onasanya recently married her man, Olusola Oladunjoye. The wedding took place at the City of David Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lekki Lagos.

Dignitaries at the wedding included Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson, Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Tiwa Savage, Bola Shagaya, Ogun State First Lady and many others. See more photos after the cut...

HOT VIDEO! Basketmouth, MTV Base Crew & Celebs remake “Dorobucci” Music Video

Check out this fun video of Basketmouth and the MTV Base crew as well as a few celebs dancing to Mavin Records‘ hot track – Dorobucci.

Basketmouth gone totally 'razy...lol

Watch the full length video below.

Ini Edo, Desmond Eliot and more set for Iyabo Ojo’s upcoming movie ‘Beyond Disability’

Following the success of Dayo Amusa’s flick ‘Unforgivable’ which featured Mike Ezuruonye and Desmond Elliot – er, her bestie, Iyabo Ojo has decided to tour the same path by featuring the likes of Ini Edo, Ngozi Nwosu (wicked Mother-in-law), Desmond Elliot (Hubby), Halima Abubakar and even her teenage children in her upcoming movie (Beyond Disability) too.

The shooting of ‘Beyond Disability’ started on August 16th.

See photos after the cut...

Kate Henshaw take a break in Acting, "Dedicating 8 Years for politics"

Actress Kate Henshaw has revealed she plans to take a break from acting to face politics squarely. When asked if she's quitting acting for politics in an interview with Sahara TV, Ms Henshaw said;

"Well, Well, I will take a break to serve the larger population of Nigeria. I won't quit. Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor and he is back to acting again. You take time off,you serve your people. I don't hope to be there forever. I just want to do, make noise, leave when the ovation is loudest. That's the best way. Yeah ...I don't want to be there for 10 years, 12 years, 16 years, that's the best way. I want to do other things. 4-8 years, that's the limit you can hold me to my word." Continue...