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|Celebrities / Re: Kerry Washington Weds Nnamdi Asomugha by buckeye(m): 10:58pm On Jul 04, 2013|
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|Politics / Re: Libya: Gaddafi Stalls Evacuation Of Nigerians by buckeye(m): 12:46am On Feb 27, 2011|
The Nigerian emergency agency should have learnt from the USA and other countries why can they chatter a ferry just like the other countries did? US government had to use a ferry to evacuate its citizens to Malta, at least to make sure they are safe. Naija with its way of politics!
|Sports / Re: Fl Gators Lets Make A Bet! Lsu Vs Florida OCT 10!! by buckeye(m): 3:20am On Nov 24, 2009|
Yes, but i don't think that his coaching reputation would ever recover from that one,
Nah i disagree, its just a bad time management. its nothing compared to Bill Belichick decision to go for it on 4th down at his own 28 yard. I am not a Les Miles fan but all he has to do is win more games and it will be forgotten
|Sports / Re: Fl Gators Lets Make A Bet! Lsu Vs Florida OCT 10!! by buckeye(m): 11:44pm On Nov 23, 2009|
Anybody can make mistake i guess, but funny though how they all looked confused on the field.
|Sports / Re: Nigeria Vs Ireland [1-1]: May 29 2009 by buckeye(m): 8:52pm On May 29, 2009|
|Sports / Re: Nigeria Vs Ireland [1-1]: May 29 2009 by buckeye(m): 8:45pm On May 29, 2009|
|Music/Radio / Re: Beyonce Single Ladies (african Remix) by buckeye(m): 2:35am On Mar 30, 2009|
This was posted b4 any other one. check the date
|Music/Radio / Beyonce Single Ladies (african Remix) by buckeye(m): 3:05am On Mar 26, 2009|
Watch the new African Remix to Beyonce's Single Ladies.
|Religion / Ukraine-based Nigerian Pastor, Sunday Adelaja, In Fraud Charges by buckeye(m): 11:17pm On Mar 22, 2009|
Flambouyant Nigerian pastor and apparently Ukraine’s most prominent Pentecostal leader, Sunday Adelaja, has been indicted on fraud charges. Pastor Adelaja is the senior pastor of the largest church in the Ukraine, "The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations, Kiev."
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has accused him of defrauding citizens of money, the ministry’s Department for Media Liaison and International Activity said. Sunday Champion gathered that the amount is over $100m.
"The investigator has brought charges against Nigerian citizen Sunday Adelaja, who permanently resides in Ukraine and is a senior pastor at the Embassy of God church. The charges were brought under Part 4, Article 190 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (the embezzlement of funds in very large amounts via fraud)," the ministry said.
Last month, several church members went to authorities saying they were unable to recover the money they invested, which left many of them bankrupt. Police later arrested one of King’s Capital leaders, Aleksandr Bandurchenko, on suspicion of fraud.
Speculation about Adelaja’s involvement with King’s Capital grew after reports surfaced that he was part of a bank in Nigeria known as GS Microfinance Bank Limited. Some speculated that Adelaja, a native of Nigeria, invested funds from King’s Capital in the African bank and planned to leave the country.
Adelaja, however, said those accusations are unfounded. He said he has never been involved with King’s Capital but denied that it is a Ponzi scheme, which uses later investments to pay dividends to earlier investors.
He said King’s Capital was a legitimate business that failed under the pressure of the global financial crisis. He said because the company poured most of the investment capital into real estate, which decreased in value, it has been unable to pay investors.
"When the economic crisis came, all the real estate is no more selling. The land is enough to pay back the money owed. , The problem is , everything is stopped in the country--nothing is selling now in Ukraine,’’ he said.
Adelaja said Interior Affairs Minister Yurii Lutsenko accused the church of involvement because he wants to undermine the evangelical movement in Ukraine. With several thousand members across the nation, God’s Embassy is one of the most influential congregations in Ukraine.
"(Lutsenko) is in a very bad situation," Adelaja said. "He’s got to prove now that (King’s Capital) is a pyramid scheme, but he cannot."
Adelaja said he never encouraged his church members to invest in the company and cautioned them to invest in businesses that offer insurance. "Of course , if you invest with insurance you get less percentage," he said. "What happened was many people said they didn’t need insurance because the (King’s Capital leaders) were Christians."
He acknowledged being affiliated with GS Microfinance, but said he invested his name and influence in the bank, not millions of dollars. He said GS Microfinance was formed to give small loans to poor Nigerians as a way of lifting them out of poverty. "It’s not about what you can get, but the vision of the program is to elevate and get as many people out of poverty as possible," Adelaja said. "That is one of my lifetime passions , because I grew up in poverty."
Although Adelaja has repeatedly denied any involvement in King’s Capital, which has not officially been deemed a fraudulent business, Pentecostal and charismatic leaders across Ukraine are calling on him to repent, saying they heard him encourage church members to invest in the company on several occasions.
"He was not a president of this company, but he was the No. 1 spiritual leader, and he told them what they have to do," said Bishop M. S.Panochko, leader of the All-Ukrainian Union of Pentecostal Churches of Evangelical Faith, which is comprised of 1,500 churches across the nation. "He can do everything to tell them that he is not involved, but all the leaders have a lot of facts, and we have a lot of video of when he was pushing people, and he encouraged people to invest in this business."
Panochko was one of 10 leaders who met with Adelaja last Tuesday to confront him about his alleged support of King’s Capital and the negative impact some of his actions have had on the evangelical church in Ukraine.
The Pentecostal bishops, who together represent more than 2,500 congregations, listed seven items of concern and said Adelaja has a pattern of making exaggerated statements. They pointed particularly to his alleged claim that he led the 2004 Orange Revolution--when Ukrainian voters protested a presidential election many considered fraudulent--and his reports that God’s Embassy has 100,000 members across the nation. The bishops say those and other statements are untrue.
After the meeting, Adelaja issued a statement saying he did not organize the Orange Revolution, though his congregation participated in the demonstrations. He also asked forgiveness for the negative impact the King’s Capital scandal has had on Ukrainian churches, but he added that he did not personally have any involvement in the company.
Despite the statement, Panochko said the bishops would continue waiting for Adelaja to apologize for allegedly endorsing King’s Capital. If he does not repent, Panochko said the bishops would issue a statement to Christians in Ukraine and abroad, and to the Ukrainian government, denouncing Adelaja and claiming no affiliation with him.
Moscow-based pastor Rick Renner, founder of the Good News Association of Churches and Ministries for Russia, Latvia and Ukraine, said Adelaja’s claims are hurting Christians in the former Soviet Union.
If convicted, Adelaja may spend up to 12 years in imprisonment, according to Part 4, Article 190 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
|Sports / Re: Nigeria Gives Up Hosting Of Under- 17 World Cup by buckeye(m): 6:13am On Oct 25, 2008|
Lol i am totally in support of the decision especially after reading the article below.
|Music/Radio / Re: Anyone Know Contact Numbers Of Hot Djs In Naija? by buckeye(m): 1:11am On Sep 13, 2008|
you can get any naija djs @ http://www.myspace.com/nigeriandjs or firstname.lastname@example.org or
|Music/Radio / Re: Sasha Vs. A Bag Of Sh*t by buckeye(m): 6:43pm On Sep 08, 2008|
This is one of the craziest threads ever, LMAO
|Music/Radio / New Mixtape From Dj Neptune Of Raypower Fm. by buckeye(m): 7:47am On Aug 06, 2008|
|Music/Radio / Re: Dj Dee Money & 3k Presents The Official Summer Naija Gbedu Mixtape by buckeye(m): 6:05am On Jun 29, 2008|
Dee Money u too Gbaski, thanks for giving us this and keep repping us. one luv!
|Sports / Re: Arsenal Wants Martins For 15million Pounds by buckeye(m): 8:20am On May 07, 2008|
heres another link http://odili.net/news/source/2008/may/5/511.html
|Music/Radio / Jay-z Inks $150 Million Deal With Live Nation by buckeye(m): 6:35pm On Apr 05, 2008|
When it comes to Jigga, someone should invent a language called money, because that's all the man speaks lately.
After leaving his job as president of Def Jam a couple of months back, many have been grasping at straws trying to guess Jay-Z's next move. Now the speculation has ended: Hov's choice has been made, according to The New York Times.
Hova has inked a $150 million deal with concert giant Live Nation. According to reports, the deal includes 'financing for his entertainment venture, in addition to recordings and tours for the next decade.' The deal is one of several for Live Nation, which aims to directly compete with the industry's music labels. As part of the deal, Live Nation will have access to not just CD sales, but a larger share of an artist's overall revenue.
Live Nation, known mainly for major rock and country tours, is making its first major foray into the hip-hop genre after inking a deal with Madonna last year that's reputedly worth about $120 million over 10 years. According to their latest agreement, Jay-Z will receive financing from Live Nation for the start-up of a venture described as an 'umbrella for his outside projects, which are expected to include his own label, music publishing, and talent consulting and managing.' Live Nation will also contribute $5 million a year in overheads for five years, with another $25 million being made available to fund the rapper's other acquisitions or investments. The venture, known as Roc Nation, sees a split of profits with Live Nation.
The massive agreement also includes an upfront payment of $25 million, an advance of $25 million (which includes fees for his current tour with Mary J Blige), and an advance payment of $10 million an album for at least three albums during the course of the 10-year term. Other payments dealing with specific publishing, licensing and other rights will add up to approximately $20 million.
Jay-Z spoke briefly about the deal this week, noting that it has the potential “to reach the consumer in so many different ways right now. Everyone's trying to figure it out. I want to be on the front lines in that fight,” he said.
Jay also said that radio play wouldn't be necessary for his future as an artist: “In a way I want to operate like an indie band,” he said. “Play the music on tour instead of relying on radio. Hopefully we'll get some hits out of there and radio will pick it up, but we won't make it with that in mind.”
Live Nation's chairman Michael Cohl also addressed the matter. “He could be doing more tours and doing great. There could be endorsements and sponsorships.” He added, “The whole is what's important.”
|Music/Radio / Re: Dj Mightymike (naija Djs) Presents "heavy Something!" Vol. 1 - The Mixtape by buckeye(m): 6:15am On Mar 25, 2008|
Nice job Mehn and thanks, i just added u on facebook. Peace!
|Music/Radio / Re: Free Download, Fela X Jay-z - Nigerian Gangster = Best Mashup Ever! by buckeye(m): 7:11am On Mar 02, 2008|
Hey man, its a rar/zip file. You can search for winrar on google and you'll get it for free, its going to help you a lot, and its free trial too.
Thanks mehn! its playing now.
|Music/Radio / Re: Free Download, Fela X Jay-z - Nigerian Gangster = Best Mashup Ever! by buckeye(m): 6:11am On Mar 02, 2008|
Hey i downloaded this but it wont play, is it because its not in mp3 format?
|Sports / Re: John Mikel Obi Is Over Rated by buckeye(m): 8:11am On Jan 31, 2008|
@ Nightrider, don't hate the player, hate the game.
|Music/Radio / Re: Roc Boys(and The Winner Is) by buckeye(m): 8:01am On Jan 24, 2008|
there was nothing unusual about the instrumental,hes bin using those knda beats for a long time now.
|Sports / Re: Africa Cup of Nations Match on Sunday, 20.1.08 - Ghana vs. Guinea by buckeye(m): 7:48pm On Jan 20, 2008|
Thanks guys. i hope Guinea wins.
|Sports / Re: Africa Cup of Nations Match on Sunday, 20.1.08 - Ghana vs. Guinea by buckeye(m): 7:16pm On Jan 20, 2008|
Hey guys can y'all pls update us with live scores so that ppl like me can have the idea of whats going on ? Thanks.
|Sports / Re: Tim "superman" Tebow Wins The Heisman. by buckeye(m): 2:06am On Dec 25, 2007|
@ cute_N_hot why not if it's worth it.
@davidif, u are right, Michigan's team is not gonna be that strong next year. OSU are gonna be coming back with almost all their starters and that's something they havent done in a while now if u remember.
Illinois is going to be one heck of a team too next year, i just want more compitition, i dont like for one or two teams to be running the whole conference, it doesnt make it look good.
|Sports / Re: Tim "superman" Tebow Wins The Heisman. by buckeye(m): 2:38am On Dec 22, 2007|
Haha i guess u caught me looking at ur profile. but i was disappointed cuz u got no picture on there.
|Sports / Re: Tim "superman" Tebow Wins The Heisman. by buckeye(m): 3:37am On Dec 18, 2007|
A quaterback must do whatever it takes to make the team win even if he does not have the personnel (like running back) around him and whenever "superman" was in the game, he always gave them an opportunity to win, it was only there freshman defense that cost them those 3 games.
Good point davidif, Tebow really helped his team a lot when they needed him. I like D-mac and i can take anything away from him, especially when he helped my team get back to the NC by beating LSU. At the same time, i can't knock Tebow's hurstle, he has more rushing yards than their running backs, he broke new record, he stayed consistence throughout the season and he's just a sophomore if that counts.
i would have picked Oregon's Dennis Dickson over Tebow, but unfortunately he got hurt. Tebow deserves it and i'm glad he won it.
|Sports / Re: Tim "superman" Tebow Wins The Heisman. by buckeye(m): 6:51am On Dec 14, 2007|
Lol why praying? is that serious? anyways stop hating and lets just wait and see what would happen.
|Sports / Re: Tim "superman" Tebow Wins The Heisman. by buckeye(m): 6:25am On Dec 14, 2007|
MP007:@ MP007, thats exactly whats makes him unique, and i dont think anybody deserves it better than him.
|Sports / Re: Will The New England Patriots Remain Undefeated? by buckeye(m): 4:56am On Dec 14, 2007|
Thats the problem teams are having with that PATS, Randy Moss is so talented that they can't leave him one on one, and if they try to double team him that leaves room for Welker, Gaffeney and they rest of the recievers.
look at what they did to the Steelers last week, especially Smith their safety who guarateed win. there is a chance of them for them loosing in the post season, because teams like Colts are going to come at them hard, but i dont see them loosing any game on their remaining schedule.
|Sports / Re: Will The New England Patriots Remain Undefeated? by buckeye(m): 2:22am On Dec 14, 2007|
yeah, they will go 16- 0, 13- 0 right now and they only have three more games b4 the post season,
DEC 16 NY Jets
DEC 23 MIA Dolphins
DEC 29 @ NY Giants
The only tough game i see out of those three is the gaints game,and i am sure they will win it.
|Education / Re: 2010 Utme/Jamb Online E-registration Portal (get Update Here) by buckeye(m): 9:42am On Aug 25, 2007|
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