Toolz reveals tweet that set off romance after wedding

TVC E, LIFESTYLE - From a tweet to the altar, this is the story of the On-Air-personality, Tolu Oniru and her pilot husband, Captain Tunde Demuren. Tolu, popularly known as Toolz revealed on her Instagram page that the love journey with her hubby began from a tweet. Posting a munched tweet dated 29/12/2001 from her husband, it reads; ‘I have a tweetcrush!!!Cc@toolzo’, she implored on the uncertainty of knowing God’s plans. “Where it all began” she stated in what also ended as an appreciation to guests at her wedding. “You never know what God has in store for you!  Many thanks to everyone that came through to show us love yesterday. May God bless you and yours! Amen.” In what was a carnival-like ceremony which included the who-is-who in the entertainment industry as well royal fathers like the Alaafin of Oyo and the Ooni of Ife, the couple, in Lagos, celebrated their traditional wedding on Saturday....

I am not a celebrity – Kunle Afolayan

TVC E. MOVIES - Popular Nollywood film maker Kunle Afolayan is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, from Kwara State. He is the son of the famous theater and film director cum producer Ade Love. The graduate of economics started out working with a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time film making. He took a course at the New York Film Academy before setting up his own film school 'Cap Film Academy'. Since 2005, he has been active in the Nigerian film industry and has made several  popular films including: The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English languages and Phone Swap which featured Nse Ikpe Etim and the legendary Chika Okpala. The Figurine won five major awards at the African Film Academy and experienced tremendous success in at Nigerian movie theaters. In an exclusive chat with TVC News, Kunle Afolayan disclosed that Figurine was the most challenging job he ever...

Pep Guardiola to succeed Pellegrini at Man City

TVC E. Pep Guardiola has agreed a three-year contract to become Manchester City manager in the summer. The 45-year-old, currently in charge at Bayern Munich, will replace Manuel Pellegrini, who will leave on 30 June. A statement from City said Chilean Pellegrini, 62, was "fully supportive" of the announcement being made. The club said negotiations with former Barcelona coach Guardiola had been "a recommencement of discussions that were curtailed in 2012". Roberto Mancini was City boss at the time, and led them to the domestic title that year. Pellegrini succeeded the Italian in 2013 and took the club to a Premier League and League Cup double the following season. He has won 64 of his 99 Premier League games as a manager, a record only eclipsed by Jose Mourinho, who won 73 of his opening 99 league matches as Chelsea boss. City could yet win four trophies under Pellegrini this season. They are already through to the final...

$620,000 bribe: Farouk Lawan’s trial begins on Wednesday

TVC E.  Folu Olamiti ICPC spokesperson, confirms it that, Farouk Muhammad Lawan Nigerian politician and four-term member of the House of Representatives for the Bagwai/Shanono Federal Constituency of Kano State will be on the hot seat tomorrow as his trial on fuel subsidy begins. Lawan is alleged to have received $620,000 bribe from oil magnate Femi Otedola by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Folu Olamiti said: “The trial will commence tomorrow at the Federal Capital Territory High Court on the seven-count charges against Farouk Lawan.” Olamiti said the trial will come up before Justice Adebukola Bankojo of the FCT High court in Gudu district of Abuja. Also joined in the charges bordering on obtaining bribe from Otedola to change the committee’s report in favour Zenon oil and gas limited is the then committee’s secretary Boniface Emanalo. Lawan and Emenalo were first arraigned before an Abuja court, the case was further taken to the Appeal Court and...

HISTORY TODAY

  2015 The New England Patriots win their fourth Super Bowl title, beating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24; Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is named MVP and is now one of only three quarterbacks to have won three Super Bowls 2014 A long-delayed review of the Keystone XL Pipeline is completed by the U.S. State Department; it concluded the pipeline would not significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions 2014 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appoints former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg as a U.N. special envoy for cities and climate change 2013 U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton steps down from her post; she is succeeded by Senator John Kerry 2013 Former Mayor of New York City, Ed Koch, dies in Manhattan of congestive heart failure at age 88 2012 American Airlines' parent company announces it will cut 13,000 jobs or 15% of its workforce 2012 In the state of Washington, the State Senate passes legislation allowing same sex marriage 2011 Protesters stage the largest demonstration ever against...

Things women want but may never ask

TVC E. Ladies really keep things in mind , only very few speak outs yet we wants the men to figure out what the mind thinks and wants. Here are the things in the mind of an every day woman. 1. Touch her waist. 2. Actually talk to her. 3. Share secrets with her. 4. Give her your jacket. 5. Kiss her slowly. 6. Hug her. 7. Hold her. 8. Laugh with her. 9. Invite her somewhere. 10. Hangout with her and your friends together. 11. Smile with her. 12. Take pictures with her. 13. Pull her onto your lap. 14. When she says she loves you more, deny it. Fight back. 15. When her friends say “I love her more than you”, deny it. Fight back and hug her tight so she can’t get to her friends.It makes her feel loved. 16. Always hug her and say I love you whenever you see her. 17. Kiss her unexpectedly. 18. Hug her from behind around the waist. 19. Tell her...

Senator Hope Uzodinma killed my wife – Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo

TVC E. Nze Ebubeagu Ekenulo an activist and a businessman, cries out as he buries his wife, stating that Senator Hope Uzodinma infected his wife with the HIV virus during sexual intercourse. Read his story: '' Senator Hope Uzodinma is my Senator. I want to be proud, that have a responsible and credible Senator. Also everyone from that Orlu zone, who is close to the senator know his up bringing and background will accept he ever got admitted into any University, not to talk of graduating from FUTO because we all knew him in his growing up days.  As far as I am concerned Sen. Hope Uzodinma is a secondary school dropout. He worked in a bakery in Lagos and also worked as a driver to Maurice and Goddy Ibekwe. He was also a driver to the Evuleocha family in Mbaise. None of these people will tell you that this man ever went to FUTO...

Wale comes for fan who called Olamide gay

TVC E, MUSIC - American rapper Wale has never hidden his love and passion for everything Nigerian. So when one of his Instagram followers got smart with his thumbs on YBNL front-man Olamide, Wale didn't waste time to put down the mischievous fan. Wale, who was in Nigeria for OAP Toolz and Tunde Demuren's wedding had taken a photo with 'Badoo' in which the latter rocked a white traditional attire on a pair of black sandals. Olamide's outfit, apparently didn't sit well with one of Wale's fans who described the sandals as gay after the 'Ambition' rapper posted the said photo to Instagram. Wale swiftly gave the commentator a full dose of his own medicine, and ensured he made him understand the richness of African fashion. But the argument soon became elaborate as other American followers of the rapper maintained that the sandals were effeminate and shouldn't be supported. His Nigerian followers too jumped on the...

Why i returned to acting – Dakore Akande

TVC E, MOVIES - Delectable Nollywood actress Dakore Akande has opened up on why she returned to acting after a five-year hiatus. The mother of two said she took a breather from acting to focus on her family. Dakore, 37, in a recent interview said the break was not planned, rather it happened naturally. “My work isn’t done yet. It never was. It just kind of happened that way. It’s not something I thought of and said okay it’s gonna be five years, I’m gonna take time off. No. Life doesn’t really happen that way," the thespian said. “It just happened. And my kids came quickly. And I’m happy. Now. I’m a mum of two and I’m more settled. But I had to power through that to come back to work. And that was tough. It took a lot of guts.” [caption id="attachment_8738" align="aligncenter" width="402"] Dakore with her husband and kids[/caption] Giving kudos to her fans...

How Fayose rigged Fayemi out of office – PDP chieftain

TVC E, POLITICS - Embattled former secretary of the Ekiti state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Temitope Aluko, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan gave Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, $37m cash to prosecute the June 21, 2014, governorship election in the state. Aluko said the money was effectively used to defeat the then Governor of the State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress. Aluko, a member of the team that prosecuted the election, said Jonathan gave Fayose $2 million in March 2014 for the primary election. He alleged that the cash was collected at the NNPC Towers in Abuja from businessman Ifeanyi Uba, who last night denied playing any role in the election or giving Fayose any money. Aluko said the cash was taken to Fayose’s private house in Abuja from where it was moved to Ekiti. “Immediately after the primary election, we...

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