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Lawyer optimistic about Edward Snowden’s future in Russia

Edward Snowden the NSA whistleblower, is to remain in limbo at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport a while longer after the Russian Federal Migration Service failed to process his documents on time, suggesting that Mr Snowden’s entry to Russia may be more difficult than expected.
Mr Snowden’s Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said the whistleblower’s entry into Russia was delayed only because of the complexity of Mr Snowden’s asylum request. “He has not been refused [entry],” Mr Kucherena said. “The current situation is not standard for Russia. We have come to the conclusion that we’ll wait a while longer. We hope that the issue will be decided in the coming days,” he said. According to its website, the migration office takes up to one week to decide whether it will allow a foreign asylum-seeker to enter Russian territory. After that, the service takes up to three months to decide whether it will actually grant the individual asylum.

I want to export gay marriage around the world, says Cameron as he speaks of personal pride at party to celebrate new legislation

The Prime Minister told a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender reception in Downing Street of his personal pride at legalising gay marriage. Addressing an audience that included BBC presenter Clare Balding and her partner, the former newsreader Alice Arnold, Mr Cameron boasted that Britain was now ‘the best place to be gay, lesbian or transgender anywhere in Europe’. But he risked controversy by suggesting that his ministers should now fan out across the globe to spread gay marriage around the world. ‘I’m personally proud of this,’ he said. ‘I think it’s a really good step. I’ve told the Bill team I’m now going to reassign them because, of course, all over the world people would have been watching this and we’ve set something of an example of how to pass good legislation in good time. ‘Many countries are going to want to copy this. I talk about how we’ve got to export more, so I’m going to export the Bill team.  'I think they can take it around the world.’ Gay marriage was passed…

William and Kate name son George Alexander Louis

Kensington Palace said in a short statement this evening: 'The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.

Photos: 2face Idibia's baby mama, Sunmbo Ajaba, weds

Sunmbo Ajaba today Monday July 22nd married pastor David Adeoye of Royalty Christian Centre. Their wedding held this afternoon at Sheraton Hotel  in Lagos. The wedding was strictly by invitation and there was very tight security. Happy married life to her! by linda ikeji

The royal baby is finally here. Kate and William welcome son

Kate Middleton gave birth to the future king of England at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington around 4.24pm  Monday afternoon July 22nd with her husband, Prince William by her side.

Dayo Adeneye acquires N25million Bentley Continental GT

TV and radio broadcaster, and co-CEO of Primetime Entertainment, Dayo D1 Adeneye recently acquired a white Bentley Continental GT said to be worth about N25million. What do you guys think?.He deserves it for his hardwork

Forbes' 2013 list of highest earning US celebrities under 30

Forbes yesterday released their annual 'list of top-earning celebrities under 30' and Lady Gaga topped the list. Forbes calculated their earnings between June 2012 and June 2013. See the top 10 below...
1. Lady Gaga (age 27) $80 million 2. Justin Bieber (age 19) $58 million 3. Taylor Swift (age 23) $55 million 4. Calvin Harris (age 29) $46 million 5.Rihanna (age 25) $43 million  6. Katy Perry (age 28) $39 million 7. Jennifer Lawrence (age 22) $26 million 8. Adele (age 25) $25 million 9. Kristen Stewart (age 23) $22 million 10.Taylor Lautner (age 21) $22 million
by linda ikeji

The Top 3 Video Streaming Websites: Top Alternatives to Cable TV

Most people hesitate to have their cable TV subscriptions discontinued because they worry about missing their favorite programs. This should not be a problem, though, as there are a number of alternatives to cable TV subscriptions. Some people watch episodes on YouTube (although a few days old). Others go online and try to find websites offering free live streaming of their favorite TV shows.
Yes, live streaming is the most popular of the alternatives to cable TV. Those who have discovered its wonders swear that it is the most practical substitute to cable TV subscription. Many, however, are still quite confused about what live streaming really has to offer. Knowing what happens when one streams live videos (or audio) will help you understand what live streaming means.
A live stream refers to multimedia (like a video) that is delivered continuously to you through a web server. Even if the video is still being delivered to your computer, you can already see its content. And…

25 year Nigerian wants $1 Billion Dollar Google buyout

Nigerian entrepreneur is positioning himself to be acquired by Google, after the company recently bought a traffic based app, Waze, for a whopping $1 billion dollars
Today, launches a social traffic report for Lagos .Users can receive traffic alerts by “following specific Lagos streets, in the same way you follow people on twitter.”
Users can also update fellow commuters on the traffic in their areas.
by linda

Lauryn Hill begins her prison sentence

Lauryn Hill has just reported to federal prison in Connecticut, where she will begin her 3 month sentence for tax evasion. Officials tell TMZ ... the former Fugees singer was booked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury at 11:15 AM EST. (Yesterday July 8th) We're told the FCI is a "minimum security type facility" where inmates live in "barracks type" housing. We're also told 38-year-old Hill will not be isolated in the facility -- and will be housed with the general population. 
culled from TMZ 

OJB thanks Governor Rotimi Amaechi for the $100, 000 donation

I'm sure by now you all have heard that Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi donated $100, 000 to music producer, OJB Jezreel, who is down with a kidney ailment.

The money was transferred to OJB's account on Friday July 5th. Lagos State governor, Raji Fashola was also in touch with OJB's family and facilitated the stages of dialysis OJB is undergoing at LASUTH. The ailing pioneer music producer has thanked Governor Amaechi for his generosity.
"I really thank God for Governor Amechi's kind heart. All I can say is that God will fight his battles as he saved my life. I also thank all Nigerians from all works of life who heeded my appeal for funds to go for my kidney transplant. God bless everyone. source: linda

Photo: Desmond Elliot now Bald

This is a scene from a movie. Don't spread any rumuor

Nollywood Actress, Kate Henshaw, Sails the Mediterranean on Holiday

Photos: Funke Akindele Takes To Palm Wine Tapping ... On The Set Of New Movie

Miss Nigerian 2013 holds tomorrow July 6th at Intercontinental

The 38th Annual Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant/Charity Ball will hold tomorrow Saturday July 6th at Intercontinental Hotel, in Victoria Island. The show promises to be entertaining, electrifying and awe-inspiring. There will be sensational musical performances, arts, creativity and so much more this year. The show would support a cause for charity "Education, A Salvation for Kids". Continue..

Three Dead As Forces Fire On Pro-Mursi Protests In Cairo

Security forces shot dead at least three supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Friday as a crowd of hundreds tried to march towards the military barracks in Cairo where he is being held by the military that overthrew him.
Thousands of Mursi supporters demonstrated in cities across the country on what his Muslim Brotherhood called a “Friday of rage” against what they describe as a military coup that toppled Egypt’s first elected leader a year after he took office.
A witness told Reuters he saw several people fall to the ground, wounded by shotgun pellets. Security sources told Reuters at least three demonstrators were killed when security forces opened fire.
Thousands of Islamists also took to the streets of Alexandria and Assiut to protest against the army’s ouster of Mursi and reject a planned interim government backed by their liberal opponents.
In the Suez city of Ismailia, soldiers fired into the air as Mursi supporters tried to break into the governor’…