Friday, 2 November 2012

What Does RSVP Mean When You See it on an Invitation? hehehe i caught y'all on this one, most people would be saying to themselves rice stew very plenty abi? well you are wrong RSVP means nothing like it..Let's Clear Up the Confusion Over the Phrase "RSVP" can thank me later....

This tip should help hosts and guests alike, because there seems to be a lot of confusion about the meaning of the term RSVP and what guests should do if they receive a request for them to RSVP.
I hear more and more often, and have found in my personal experience, that hosts often do not receive receive responses to their invitations. Therefore, hosts can't tell how many guests plan to attend their parties, even if an RSVP is clearly requested. This could mean either one of two things. First it could mean that rudeness is a growing trend in our society. Or, as I would prefer to believe, people no longer understand what the term means. Assuming the best, and that the reason guests don't RSVP to an invitation is a case of ignorance, not rudeness, I will clarify this for the record.

What RSVP Means

The term RSVP comes from the French expression "répondez s'il vous plaît", meaning "please respond". If RSVP is written on an invitation it means the invited guest must tell the host whether or not they plan to attend the party. It does not mean to respond only if you're coming, and it does not mean respond only if you're not coming (the expression "regrets only" is reserved for that instance). It means the host needs a definite head count for the planned event, and needs it by the date specified on the invitation.

Why It's Inconsiderate Not to RSVP

An incomplete list of respondents can cause numerous problems for a host including difficulty in planning food quantities, issues relating to minimum guarantees with catering halls, uncertainty over the number of party favors and difficulties in planning appropriate seating, among other things.
So the next time you see RSVP on an invitation you receive, please call your host and respond promptly.

So what are you waiting for...THANK ME NOW....LOL

Late British Singer, Amy Winehouse’s dresses stolen

Amy Winehouse
In a surprising twist of events, a wedding gown and a cocktail dress belonging to late British singer Amy Winehouse set to be auctioned have been stolen from the singer home.
The dresses where meant to have been auctioned to raise money for Amy’s charity which helps youngsters fight drugs and develop their music. The wedding dress stolen was what the singer wore when she married Blake Fielder-Civil in 2007 reports Sky News, while the cocktail dress Amy wore for a live performance.
According to Sky News, the gown was expected to go for £100,000 while the cocktail dress was to raise about £30,000
Reports confirm that the dresses where stolen from the home where the singer died of alcohol poisoning in July 2011 at age 27, but the house did not appear broken into. Although the case has not been formally reported to the police, members of the public have been warned not to buy the stolen dresses.

Ice Prince shows off his 7 month baby boy Jamal

Mr Zamani holds his son in his arms
Ice Prince recently posted on Instagram a picture of himself and the son he fathered this year. Cute, we think.
In March 2012, we reported that a 20 year old undergraduate Bimbo Babatunde had delivered a baby boy named Toluwalase for the Chocolate City rapper.
After publicly denying the news, Ice Prince later confirmed his paternity status in an interview with Vanessa Offiong of Nigerian newspaper Weekly Trust’s Weekend Magazine, admitting to being a father two months after NET exclusively broke the story.

New Music: T-Rex – Head Wan Blow

Finesse Entertainment has been on a roll dropping several singles from their acts in the past month. On “Head Wan Blow”, Finesse Entertainment’s resident conscious Hip-Hop guru, T-Rex takes a different turn with a more playful, club-friendly song for the ladies and he does a good job on the Supersoniq production.
“ ‘Head wan Blow’ is an experiment. There are many things a lady can do to you, and one of them is blow your mind or head in this case! This song is paying respect to that, he adds. The song packs a few punches with the ladies using lines like ‘Omoge which level? You too hot u wan replace devil? You wan use black smoke kill kettle… nne be careful’ ” – T-Rex
Play T-Rex – Head Wan Blow

Boko Haram names Buhari, 5 others as mediators

  Leadership of Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, also called Boko Haram, has named the former Head of State and presidential candidate of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), among six prominent northerners, to mediate between the group and the Federal Government.
The Federal Government in a statement by Dr. Reuben Abati, Presidential Spokesman, Thursday, welcomed the move.

Boko Haram, however, said that for the group to observe ceasefire, the Federal Government must heed its demand by arresting and prosecuting the former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.

Lovely - Music Star Waje is House of MaliQ’s November 2012 Cover Girl

Style blog House of MaliQ has transformed their celebrity magazine covers and features into a monthly affair.
For November 2012, we have Nigerian music star, Waje as the celeb of the month!
Check out the cover above and more photos here on BN.
To find out more about House of MaliQ, visit their blog -

About turn: PM News apologises to Oyo First Lady

Two days ago, Lagos tabloid PM News reported that the wife of the Oyo Governor, Abiola Ajimobi had been arrested by London’s Metropolitan Police for money laundering.
The state’s government pushed back immediately – and threatened the publication with a law-suit, while denying the story in its entirety.
In addition, the first lady, Florence Ajimobi, told journalists that she has “never” had an encouncer with the Met police.
Apparently, she was right, as this apology by PM News below shows:
A statement from the Management

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, wife of the Oyo state Governor,
returned to Nigeria Wednesday morning from the United Kingdom.

She literally walked into a maelstrom, triggered by reports online 
that she was arrested by the London Metropolitan Police.
Understandably, she devoted her press
 conference at the Murtala Muhammed Airport to debunk the reports.

Just like Mrs. Ajimobi, has had to cope 
with a turbulence of its own as reactions poured forth over its online report 
that appeared to give a seal of authenticity to earlier reports by some bloggers that Mrs.
Ajimobi was arrested by the Metro Police in the UK.
Reports about the purported arrest had gone viral since the weekend. On Tuesday,, sought to tear through the web and 
ascertain the truth by first of all visiting the site of the organization and checking its data base for any mention of “Mrs Ajimobi”.
Its search drew blank. It also similarly searched for her name on the website of Her Majesty’s Customs Service. Again, the search turned up nothing. These efforts were reflected in the story.
Still trying to dig the truth, sent an e-mail to the London Metropolitan Police,
asking the organisation to confirm or deny whether the woman was ever arrested.

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Dino Melaye’s Abuja office burgled, reports threat messages

The office of the Anti-Corruption Network (ACN) was on Wednesday night burgled in Abuja.
The ACN, who has former House of Representative member, Dino Melaye as its Executive Secretary said the crime was perpetrated by those who the organization had accused of being involved in contract scam.
Melaye said, “Our office was burgled at the dead of the night on Wednesday. They ransacked all the offices and threw our documents around.
“We suspect that those who came were looking for documents we used to establish cases of financial infractions at the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and the others we have threatened to expose.
“Unfortunately for them, the documents are neither in the office nor in my house. If the burglars had come for the documents, they will never get them.

WATCH VIDEO – Venus and Serena Williams dancing with School Girls in Ikoyi

The exhibitio match between the Williams sisters is today, at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club in Ikoyi, Lagos. Days ago, Students of Government College (Junior) Ikoyi as they played host to the World Tennis Champions, Venus and Serena Williams courtesy of Proctor & Gamble, makers of Always Sanitary Pads; and Connect Marketing Services.
According to the managing director of Connect Marketing Services, Mr. Tunji Adeyinka, “the Williams Sisters are in Nigeria for a great course, to provide encouragement, motivation, and empowerment for the African girl child and women in general – so the decision to visit the young women of Government College Ikoyi was inspired by the message of the Breaking The Mould campaign – these young girls need the right role models to help them activate their dreams”
Venus and Serena Williams spoke to the girls about a wide range of issues, from their ambitious beginnings to the secret behind their success as Tennis players. The sisters stressed on family, and the need for older sisters to set the right example for their younger ones, according to Venus, “my role model has always been my elder sister, Serena – she made

hehehe James Bond Look Alike In Lagos

What is your impression about these20 tuxedo-garbed and dashingly good looking men who are displaying deft moves and choreography to the delight of passers-by yesterday? The arresting sight and pure spectacle of Daniel Craig’s legendry character was rolled up in a synchronizing effect by these 20 men under the Heineken James Bond billboard across select areas in Lagos.
During the fascinating procession, passers- by were intrigued and shared different views about the pose. Akin Ogunmola, a banker at Zenith bank thinks this is only a dress rehearsal. “I love what I am seeing and I can only associate this moves with the James Bond character. I guess they are doing a public awareness campaign about the ‘Skyfall’ movie which is sponsored by Heineken.”

Similarly, Emeka Agwu, a businessman, who was dumb-struck by the amazing display said, “I like the sightof these men; it’s really looking cool. But I don’t really know what they are out to achieve. Maybe they are trying to advertise a product or a film. It is beautiful anyway.” Did you see these guys in your neighbourhood? Tell us what you think about this puzzle-like animated choreography.To get a glimpse of what happened yesterday follow the link. .

Don Jazzy and Cool FM OAP, Freeze twitfight!

Don Jazzy
Mavin Records boss and Nigeria popular producer Don Jazzy is not in any way taking it easy with Coolfm Presenter Freeze with his latest anger relished via Micro blogging site.
In his tweet, he took things personal and confrontational with the presenter, he tweeted:
@DONJAZZY: Uncle @Freeze_Coolfm if to say na you be God ehn, there will be no Nigeria. Respect is reciprocal o. If u hate me that much #CallPolice abeg.
Fans reacted, just then Freeze went on to say: “Uncle Jazzy, I can’t believe u would stoop so low as to diss me on Social media.”
That was pretty much the end but He then had a field day responding to fans on Twitter. Over the weeks, Freeze has been making what could be best be described as subliminal jabs at the Mavin Records honcho, after his interview with D’Banj.

Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Ekeinde failed in their music ventures – Tonto Dikeh

Tonto D.
In this interview with IrokTV, controversial actress and now pop singer Tonto Dikeh talks about her career so far and much more. After speaking on her lover, she took some time to throw some shade at Nollywood colleagues Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, when questioned about her latest venture into music…saying the reason she signed with KasBeats was to avoid failing like two of Nollywood’s most successful leading ladies.

Opari - “I cannot resign because of bombings” – Governor Yakowa

Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State  has said that the incessant bombing of churches by the outlawed Boko Haram sect in the state will not force him to resign his position as the Governor.

Following the recent attacks on some  worship centres which left many dead and several others injured and property worth millions of naira destroyed, some angry indigenes have called  for his immediate resignation. Yakowa in his reaction to the calls stated that he was on top of the security threat in the state.
Yakowa told newsmen  shortly after he paid a visit to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) national secretariat in Abuja,  that his government had been having sleepless night because of security challenges, adding that the state would experience peace in no distant time.

Terry G and fiancee Mimi welcome son

Terry G's UK based fiancee, Mimi Omoregbe gave birth to baby boy in the UK yesterday. Big congrats to them!

Tolu Odukoya's engagement ceremony

Tolu Odukoya is the daughter of late Pastor Mrs. Bimbo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church. Her engagement ceremony to Olumide Ijogun held yesterday Thursday November 1.Their white wedding will hold tomorrow November 3rd at Fountain of Life Church by 11 am. Reception will hold immediately at Haven Event Centre, GRA, Ikeja. More photos after the cut...

Okada rider brutalised, stripped naked by policemen in Lagos

The Stripped Okada Rider

Not up to 3weeks, DailyPost reported that an okada rider died after he was hit with a baton by a policeman who said the victim violated the traffic law at Agege area of Lagos, some policemen again went to the extreme while discharging their duties by allegedly beating an unidentified okada rider, stripping him at the junction of University Road and St. Finbarr’s College Road in Akoka, Lagos on Wednesday.

DailyPost garthered that the policemen who were in mufti laid ambush in a van with registration number NPF9544B and pounced on the okada rider immediately they saw him, beat him mercilessly and later asked him to take all his clothes off.

Ex-councillor stabs teenager for refusing advances

A former councillor of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Onimole Babatunde, is currently being detained at the Area E Police Command, Festac, Lagos for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old girl in the neck after she refused his advances at a night club.
On October 26, Mariam Abubakar (pictured above) went to Pearl Habour Night Club in Rochester Garden Hotel, Festac to “catch weekend fun.” Her friend, who pleaded anonymity, said they only went there “to hang out” when Babatunde, who was obviously drunk, started to make advances to Abubakar.

She said, “She was not interested in him so she did not answer when he called her. He was dancing and Mariam (Abubakar) was sitting at a table. He was obviously drunk and he came to pull her.
“He was manhandling her and she insisted he should leave her alone. This did not go down well with Babatunde and he was really angry. He went to a corner, took a bottle, broke it and stabbed Mariam in the neck.”
According to the source, Babatunde fled the scene immediately.