Queen Latifah show: We didn’t cancel Bill Cosby interview over rape allegations

You can put your “Cosby Sweater” away, because Bill Cosby won’t be appearing soon on Queen Latifah’s syndicated talk show to promote his upcoming comedy tour.

According to TMZ, Queen Latifah and her talk show staff pulled the plug because of some rape allegations that resurfaced.

Earlier this month, comedian Hannibal Buress called Cosby a rapist during his stand-up set in Philadelphia. Buress was referring to the allegations of sexual assault made against Cosby by 13 different women:

TheGrio.com reached out for a comment from The Queen Latifah Show, and they responded with the following statement:

Mr. Cosby’s scheduled appearance on The Queen Latifah Show was postponed at his request and was in no way related to any of our recent or upcoming scheduled guests.

via Queen Latifah show: We didn’t cancel Bill Cosby interview over rape allegations | theGrio. I don’t think Cosby did it. I don’t.

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Usher on Justin Bieber’s antics: ‘I’ll punch him in the f***ing chest when I need to’

It’s no secret R&B star Usher has served as a mentor to pop superstar Justin Bieber.

Usher told Billboard recently that he was “not happy” with some of the young singer’s recent behavior.

Bieber’s latest run-in with the law occurred in August when he was arrested for misdemeanor dangerous driving and assault.

Usher, who has helped guide the Canadian pop star since he broke into the spotlight at 13, also told Billboard that the pair’s relationship is “more man-to-man now.”

The 36-year-old singer adds:

He’s making his own decisions and it’s important to show support. I can say I’m not happy with all the choices my friend has made,

via Usher on Justin Bieber’s antics: ‘I’ll punch him in the f***ing chest when I need to’ | theGrio.

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Laurence Fishburne defines his show ‘Black-ish’ as how Justin Bieber acts

his week, Laurence Fishburne found a way to involve Justin Bieber while explaining the title of his new show, Black-ish.

Fishburne, who stars in and produces the ABC comedy, joined The View Monday to clear up questions on what the show’s title actually means:

‘I think of [the term] this way—two words: Justin Bieber. Justin Bieber acts ‘black-ish,’ but he doesn’t get shot by the police. He gets a police escort home.’

via Laurence Fishburne defines his show ‘Black-ish’ as how Justin Bieber acts | theGrio.

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Stephen Keshi to return as coach for Nigeria Afcon qualifiers

By Lolade Adewuyi

Oct 30, 2014 09:51:00

The Big Boss has been asked to finish the job he began by leading the Super Eagles to the rest of the qualifiers against Congo and South Africa next month

It seems that Nigeria have not heard the last of coach Stephen Keshi as he is set to return to his role in charge of the Super Eagles for next month’s pair of qualifiers against Congo and South Africa.

On Thursday morning, the media officer of the Super Eagles Toyin Ibitoye tweeted that Keshi is set to return to his job.

via Stephen Keshi to return for Nigeria Afcon qualifiers – Goal.com.

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Amazing: Unizik Students Produce Race Car

 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has recorded yet another landmark breakthrough recently when five of her students produced a formula 1 car.

The students, from the department of mechanical Engineering produced the race car as their project.

The names of the student engineers include
*Okoyenta Augustus,
*Okeke Chukwuebuka,
*Ofoegbu Kenechukwu,
*Ibekwe Ebeneezer and
*Ezeani Chikeluba.

According to the initiator of the project, Okoyenta Augustus, the materials for the car were locally sourced and it took them two years to put in place. The cost of the project still according to him was about .4 million naira, though with the support of the department.

The students drove the car last tuesday to the administrative block to showcase the novel achievement to the vice chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku and the university community. Long Live the #‎UNIZIK5‬. Long Live Department of Mechanical Engineering. *Long Live Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka


Good work, boys!
Don’t let anything dull your Resourceful Equianoism.
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Chinedu Ubachukwu Wins Gulder Ultimate Search 11

As the search neared its end, Chinedu appeared to regain his strength and the trio raced across a river which was at their waist-level, towards their work stations situated at the belly of the Aguleri forest. There they met an emissary of the Council of Elders who adorned a red cloak. His duty was to grant them right of passage only after correctly pieced together the tiles which they found during their very long trek.

Cosy was the first to solve the riddle, followed by Chinedu and then Emmanuel. They raced towards three canoes and paddled away in different directions. Both Emmanuel and Cosy Joe appeared to paddle their canoes aimlessly while Chinedu paddled towards a particular direction. It turned out Chinedu rowed his canoe towards a clay pot which was emitting fire.

At this point, Cosy Joe appeared frustrated and angrily hit the water with his bare hands. He had no paddle. As Cosy paddled his boat to shore and alighted on land, Emmanuel attempted to row his canoe in Chinedu’s direction.

Chinedu raced on land and retrieved the great General’s Helmet surrounded by three fire pots. Hence, he joins the Order of Heroes as the 11th winner of Gulder Ultimate Search.

Chidi Mokeme, the Anchor man, soon arrived on canoe and congratulated Chinedu on his great feat. He said: “After 26 murderous days in the Aguleri jungle, after days and nights of pain and sorrow; thinking about the unknown, nursing your wounds with sweat, with blood, it is you Chinedu who made it here. It is you who has carved your name in history. It is you who has earned the bragging rights. It is you who has made it into the elite league of extra ordinary warriors. By the powers conferred on me by the Council of Elders, I now pronounce you Last Man Standing!”

For his feat, Chinedu will be rewarded with N10 million and a brand new SUV at a party fit only for royalty. Two other contestants will also receive brand new vehicles. They are Samantha Appi, who will drive home a brand new Ford Eco sport for emerging as the Last Woman Standing and the winner of the Viewers’ Choice, who will go home with a Ford Focus.

Congrats Chinedu, my namesake.

Source: http://gulderultimatesearch.tv/GUS%2011/index.html

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We did not endorse Ekweremadu – Chime’s kinsmen

“The story is as false as it is mischievous and ridiculous. How can a burial become a forum for endorsement of a candidate for political office? They claimed it was done by Chime’s kinsmen but everyone knows that Chief Mike Ugwu whose name was mentioned as the main speaker at the event is from Affa and not Udi, the other two speakers Anayo Onwuegbu is from Akpugoeze in Oji River Local Government and again by their own admission, Dr Nnamdi Ene is from Obinagu and not Udi, so how are they Chime’s kinsmen?”

We did not endorse Ekweremadu – Chime’s kinsmen – DailyPost Nigeria.

These two Igbo sons should settle their differences.


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Chime vs Ekweremadu: PDP NWC shuns Gov Chime at PDP HQ

GOVERNOR Sullivan Chime’s senatorial ambition a suffered setback Tuesday as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) failed to receive him at its national secretariat in Abuja.

The Enugu governor is seeking to replace the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who is equally seeking a third term at the Senate. Chime arrived at the PDP Secretariat as early as 11.00a.m, hoping to see the NWC or the National Chairman, Dr. Adamu Mu’azu, but could not, even after waiting for over five hours.

The crisis rocking the Enugu chapter of the PDP heightened with last weekend’s curious resignation of the chairman, Mr. Vita Abba. It was learnt that the party leadership had pleaded with Chime to drop the impeachment of the former Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, all to no avail.

It was further learnt that the crisis deepened after Chime’s insistence that Ekweremadu should not return to the Senate, just as the state PDP Deputy Chairman, Elder David Aja, rejected the appointment of the Managing Director of Enugu State Housing Development Cooperation (ESHDC), Mr. Ikeje Asogwa, as acting chairman following Abba’s resignation.

Chime, it was gathered, was politely

via Guardian News Website – Enugu PDP crisis deepens as NWC shuns Chime.

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Nigeria Politics – President Jonathan is Not The Problem of the APC -Okorocha

Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha on Wednesday told members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC that President Goodluck Jonathan is not the problem of the party.

Okorocha made the statement after APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, presented him as one of the party’s presidential aspirants. Others presented include; Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Sam Nda-Isaiah and Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State.

Okorocha told the APC crowd, “President Jonathan is not the problem of the APC. The only problem is to produce an acceptable, presentable candidate to defeat PDP.

via Nigeria Politics – President Jonathan is Not The Problem of the APC -Okorocha | Nigerian Bulletin – Nigeria’s Best Latest News, Updates & Promotions.

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Biafra Zionists leader, 11 others to appear in court today

THE Leader of the Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF), Benjamin Onwuka and 11 others are expected to be arraigned today (Thursday, October 30) at the Federal High Court, Enugu for alleged criminal charges.

When the case came up on Monday, the Counsel to the accused, Olu Omotayo and D.M. Akpa told the presiding judge, Justice D.V. Agishi, of the urgent need for the court to release the detained members of Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF, pointing out that they had been in isolated cell at the Police headquarters, Abuja, since over four months ago, without trial.

In the suit FHC/EN//157/2014, members of the Biafra Zionist, Federation (BZF), claimed that they were in a peaceful movement for the liberation of Biafrans.

They declared that their continued detention without trial, constituted a flagrant violation of their fundamental rights guaranteed under sections 34, 35 and 36(5) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 and Articles 5, 6 & 7, of the African Charter on Human & Peoples Rights, (Ratification and Enforcement Act) Cap. A9 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and is, therefore, illegal, unconstitutional, null and void.

Therefore, they sought an order of the court releasing them

via Biafra Zionists leader, 11 others to appear in court today.

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