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Monday, July 25, 2016

70 year old man puts child in armlock after repeatedly telling him to take his feet off a seat

An elderly British man allegedly put a young boy in an arm-lock on a train because he wouldn't take his feet off a seat after telling him to take them off several times. The man, who is believed to be in his 70s, confronted the child on a train from Lancashire, to Manchester on Friday afternoon.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Photos: Traffic warden on duty hit by speeding bus in Jos, driver flees

A traffic warden, earlier today, was hit by an Ifesinachi bus while on duty at Anguldi-Vom junction, Jos. The driver of the Marco Polo bus reportedly fled to escape the angry mob leaving his passengers behind. The victim was taken to the hospital where he is currently receiving treatment. Meanwhile, the police seized the bus and towed it to their station.

Photos from Tinsel actress Tomi Odunsi's court wedding

Actress and singer, Tomi Odunsi aka Shalewa of Tinsel is now legally married to her beau, Seun Fadina. Her sister shared these photos from their court wedding held last Friday and wrote: "Legally sealed. #mrandmrs.'' More photos after the cut.

Nobody will remove me: Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says

The deputy senate president who is standing trial alongside his boss, Senate President Bukola Saraki, for alleged forgery of senate standing orders, tweeted this today July 24th. Another tweet after the cut.

Photo: Nigerian kids show off their pinky fingers that mean they have been vaccinated against polio

Some Nigerian kids are pictured showing off the ink marks on their pinky fingers that mean they have been vaccinated against polio. Nigeria celebrates reaching two years without a new case of the wild polio virus today, 24 July 2016. The last Nigerian case of this crippling disease was on 24 July 2014; the country is well on its way to being declared polio-free in 2017 if it does not have another case in the next 365 days.

Source: UNICEF Nigeria

Video: Shocking moment tiger attacks and drags off a woman at a wildlife park in Beijing

Earlier today there were reports by Chinese media on how two tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle following an argument.  If you missed the story read here.  The video of the attack has since been released, watch it after the cut.

Femi Kuti and Seun Kuti pictured in the US

The Afrobeat brothers pictured in New York where Femi had a performance at Prospect park last night.

Photos: Visually impaired people in Niger state stage protest over government's plan to ban them from begging on the streets

Some visually impaired people in Niger state this evening staged a protest on the streets of Minna the state capital, against the plan by the state government to ban them from begging on the streets. The law had already been passed by the government and is expected to take effect from tomorrow July 25th. Continue to see more photos.

Photos: Fayose distributes tuber of yams to Ekiti state residents

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose today gave tubers of yam he received from a traditional ruler to residents of Irona area of Ado Ekiti the state capital. More photos after the cut.

Oge Okoye's fans blast her for choice of outfit to church

The Nollywood actress and mother of one is currently facing huge criticism on her Instagram page over her choice of outfit to church  today. Some of her fans believe that her dress is too revealing for church as it shows off her boobs. See their comments after the cut.

Photos: Ooni of Ife visits Cape Coast Castle of Slaves in Ghana

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II and his wife Olori Wuraola who are presently in Ghana, visited the Cape Coast Castle of Slaves in Ghana. See more photos after the cut.

We attacked Niger state catholic church because members were disturbing us with music during Juma'at prayer- Suspect says

18 year old Abba Usman who has been arrested by the police for allegedly participating in the July 15th attack by some Muslim youths on St. Philips  Catholic Church in Suleja, Niger State, says himself and his group attacked the church because the church members were playing their music so loud which was disturbing them as they were holding their Juma'at service at about the same time.  Usman who is from Manumfachi in Katsina State and has no fixed address, said they attacked the church for having the effrontery to disturb the peace of the mosque while prayers were going on.

Photo/Video: FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives Nigeria

President of football’s world governing body (FIFA) - Mr Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Fatma Samoura arrived today in Abuja, Nigeria on a two day working visit. They were received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, members of the NFF Board and some football club owners in the country. More photos and the video showing his arrival after the cut.

Heartbreaking: Body of a baby found floating in the water

Body of a baby was found in water yesterday, July 23 at about 4pm. According to the Facebook user whose location reads Bangkok, Thailand, the body was later recovered by security agents. See the heartbreaking photos after the cut.

Sunday Oliseh goes on rant: Reveals Near-Death Experience, blasts Amaju Pinnick, Mikel Obi and Vincent Enyeama

The former Super Eagles captain and midfielder still feels angry at the way he left the coaching role of the Super Eagles in February and the negative perception Nigerian football lovers have of him and has now blasted the NFF president Amaju Pinnick , executive committee member Christopher Green and players like Mikel Obi and Vincent Enyeama.

In a long revealing article written on his website and  titled “My Recent Near Death Experience As Coach Of Nigeria,' the FIFA technical committee member said his mind in it's entirety. Very revealing! Read more after the cut.

Graphic Photos: Army troops ambush Boko Haram Terrorists crossing into Sambisa Forest

In the early hours of today, Army troops ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items. The Troops killed 2 Boko Haram terrorists, while 2 soldiers sustained gunshot wounds during the fight
The soldiers wounded have since been airlifted and are receiving treatment at a military medical facility. Items recovered from the terrorists include 2 AK-47 rifles, 4 AK-47 rifle magazines fully loaded, 25 litres of petrol, assorted food items, a motorcycle and 2 bicycles amongst other items. See more photos after the cut.

Photos: What is wrong with these tyres on FRSC vehicle?

 A Facebook user shared these photos of a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and commented on the tyres.
"Just in, chai see FRSC tyres oo, when dem dey catch motorist for expired tires. Pls share till it gets to the comptroller"
Source: Otorho Holys

J.Lo stuns in new photos as she celebrates her 47th birthday

J.Lo celebrated her 47th birthday party in Las Vegas and some stars like Kim Kardashian, French Montana, Calvin Harris and co were in attendance.  Photo after the cut..

Graphic photo: Woman kills her two children in Guinea Bissau

The woman pictured above and identified as Mariam Djelo Diallo of Conakry in Guinea Bissau, slit her two children's throat at her home in Bissau Plak1 District last night. The police is yet to unravel the reason behind her action. Preliminary investigations by the police say she is mentally unstable. Photo of the dead children after the cut *viewers discretion advised*

Throwback photo of Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce as a teenager

Business Man and Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, pictured at age 18. He shared this via his Facebook page. Nice afro!

Photo: Celestial Church pastor who chained his 9 year old son in Ogun state has been arrested

Francis Taiwo, the father of the Taiwo Korede, the 9 year old boy who was chained for weeks at the Celestial Church of Christ, key of Joy Parish Ajiwo in Ogun state has been arrested. Apparently Francis Taiwo is a pastor at the church and knew about his son being chained and without food for weeks. He had been on the run since NSCDC officials forcefully went to the church to rescue his son last Friday July 22nd. Francis will be charged to court soon.

New photos of 21-month old baby Musa who was attacked by his stepmum in Kano

 Baby Musa, the 21-month-old baby boy who suffered domestic violence at the hands of his stepmother in Kano state(read here), is doing well after he was discharged from the hospital on June 20th.
After the attack, Musa and his mum, Hajia Bilkisu were flown to Abuja on the instruction of Aisha Buhari for better medical attention (read here) He looks really good! See more photos after the cut.

What has age got to do with love? Check out this black beauty and her boo

They look happy together!

Photos: Goodluck Jonathan, his wife and son spotted at Abuja Airport

Former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka shared photos of former President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife Patience and their son. According to him, he had gone to see the couple off at the Abuja Airport earlier today. More photos after the cut.

Syrian refugee kills one and injures others with a machete on the street in Germany

At least one person is dead and two others are injured after a 21 year old machete-wielding Syrian refugee allegedly attacked passersby on a German street today. The man randomly attacked people near a kebab shop in the city of RReutlinge.

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Paul Okoye is searching for this female Abuja Mechanic

She was featured on our blog recently. Anyone who knows her should please let her know and tag Paul Okoye.

Barack Obama's brother says he'll vote for Donald Trump

President Obama's half brother, Malik Obama told the NY Post that he's disappointed in Barack's administration and that he'll be casting his vote for Donald Trump in the November presidential elections in the US. Malik Obama, who was a longtime Democrat, says he won't vote for Hillary Clinton for several reasons which include her email scandal, Beghazi incident, same sex marriage and the killing of former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi.

Rahama Indimi confirms her divorce from Mohammed Babangida, but says she had nothing to do with the audio leakage

Rahama Indimi has reacted to the audio video posted via her Instagram page. She claims someone she confided in posted the video without her knowledge. She also confirmed that she and Mohammed are divorced. What she wrote after the cut...

Photos: Mercy Aigbe's stunning look to City People Awards

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry will be hosting the 2016 City People awards holding in Lagos this evening. She looks lovely in this green and black dress by Luminee. More photos after the cut...

See Lionel Messi's new blonde hairstyle (photo)

Football star Lionel Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo today posted a photo of the Barca hotshot on her Instagram page showing off his new bleached blonde hairstyle. You like?

Son of owner of Cran Pharmacy & store, Ibadan proposes to ardent LIB reader

Son of owner of famous Pharmacy in Ibadan, Cran Pharmacy & Stores, proposed to his girlfriend yesterday at a location in Ibadan. Bukky, an ardent LIB reader was stunned when Kunle, in the middle of a lunch date, suddenly went on his knees with the words "Will you marry me". To add to the surprise, friends of both love birds popped out from nowhere to witness how a now ecstatic Bukky said "Yes I will". Congrats to them... Continue to see more photos

Photos: RRS nabs two armed robbers, recovers gun and loots

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two armed robbers in two separate incidences in Ikotun and Olodi-Apapa, just as it recovered gun, jewellery, laptop and 18 mobiles phones from the robbers.

The robbers identified as Bashir Wasiu, 22, from Oyo State and Tunde Adedeji, 23, from Abeokuta, Ogun State were arrested in Olodi-Apapa around 6:35 a.m. on Tuesday, 19 July, 2016, and Ikotun on Monday, 18, July, 2016 around 4:33 a.m. respectively. 

Rahama Indimi and Mohammed Babangida's marriage has ended? She called him out on IG

Rahama is one of the daughters of billionaire businessman Mohammed Indimi. She got married to Mohammed Babangida, son of former Nigerian Military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, several years ago and they have four kids together. However, it seems their marriage has ended. She shared an audio via her Instagram page where she claimed her now (ex husband) can allegedly be heard saying nasty things about his second wife, Umma, and wrote,
"Woke up to this, a recording of Mr Mo saying some nasty things about his current wife💔 I wonder what he has been saying about me when we were married (not cool muha,not cool👎) may Allah protect us all from people like this. Ameen#justsaying"

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Tobi Jeff Richards signs multi million Naira record deal with de-steward records releases video/audio

Up and coming gospel act tobi Jeff Richards has inked a multi million Naira record deal with new generation gospel record label de-steward records owned by Dr Bamidele Joseph the Ceo of Steward group, and Nollywood Film director and publicist saint Joseph Ovensehi appointed as his manager.

New photos of Jay Jay Okocha & his beautiful wife Nkechi

Nigeria's Football Legend Augustine 'Jay Jay' Okocha, pictured with his beautiful wife Nkechi, on a flight to Washington, D.C.. They've been married for 19 years now. Another photo after the cut...

Abia State Gov, Okezie Ikpeazu pictured in a football training session with his aides & drivers

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu joined his friends, drivers, security aides and others for a football session this morning, at a training pitch inside the Abia State Government House, Umuahia. More photos after the cut...

Thrills and Excitement As FCMB Opens Flexx Hub in MediLag, with Adekunle Gold Live in Concert!

It was an evening of epic fun, excitement and thrills on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Grand Opening of First City Monument Bank’s Flexx Hub at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, popularly called MediLag. The event featured live performances by dancers, rap battles, singing competition and a fashion show by the models from Dare2Dream, the inspirational model search programme powered by FCMB.

Former Deputy Governor of Kano state, Engr Magaji Abdullahi dies at 69, buried today

Politician and former Deputy Governor of Kano state, Engineer Magaji Abdullahi died in the hospital on Saturday morning after a protracted illness. He served as a Deputy Governor in Kano between 2003-2007 and has been buried today according to Islamic rites. Kano State Gov. Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar and others attended the funeral. See the photos after the cut...

"You got to stay silent or play dead" says a Nigerian caught in mass shooting in Ohio,US, multiple casualties reported

At least one person is reported dead and 15 wounded in a shooting at a bar in Hamilton, Ohio, on Sunday, according to local media. Police were dispatched to the bar at around 2am local time. The person killed was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released, as police are in the process of contacting his family members. Other victims have been taken to local hospitals.

A witness who spoke to WHOTV, Tolu Adeseha said he was inside the bar when he heard at least 15 shots go on for what felt like hours.

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ISIS fighters disguised as women captured while attempting to flee Manbij, Syria

Islamic State fighters disguised as women were reportedly caught by opposition forces while attempting to flee Manbij, Syria. The men, dressed in full black veils, attempted to blend in with civilians fleeing the northern city, after coalition forces issued an order to leave Manbij within two days.

Jay Jay Okocha pictured with his son & daughter at Heathrow Airport

Football Legend Jay Jay Okocha pictured with his son A-Jay & daughter Daniella Okocha, having lunch at Heathrow Airport. According to the football star, they are on their way to Washington, D.C. Another photo after the cut...