Friday, February 5, 2016

Obasanjo, 82, prostrates for new Ooni of Ife, 41 (photos)

I'm sure the Ooni would have been uncomfortable and perhaps tried to stop him...but trust Baba...lol Former President Olusegun Obasanjo prostrated for the Ooni of Ife during his visit to the monarch's palace earlier today. More photos after the cut...

Meek Mill sentenced to 3 months house arrest...and 6 years of probation

Meek Mill was sentenced today for violating his probation and according to a report by TMZ, he escaped prison. The report below...
Meek Mill just got the best possible outcome at his sentencing for probation violation -- zero time behind bars. A Philadelphia judge gave Meek 6 to 12 months in county jail, BUT he will be allowed to serve the time on house arrest. He will do a minimum of 90 days, and won't be able to do his regular job -- rapping and performing, he can only do charitable work for the community.

Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal married a new wife?

As shared by the supposed new wife's friend on Facebook...

Photos: Buhari meets with Nigerian community in London

Pres. Buhari who is currently in London, met with some Nigerians who reside in the UK. Continue to see more photos...

Kim Kardashian thinks Kanye is still obsessed with Amber Rose

This is according to a story by Radar Online. They claim that Kim is fed up with Kanye's obsession with Amber and that their marriage has reached it's breaking point. Yeah, right! Read their report below
Kanye West‘s epic rant about Amber Rose didn’t just infuriate Wiz Khalifa. RadarOnline.com has learned his wife Kim Kardashian went ballistic and kicked him out of the house over his public meltdown! When West went off on Khalifa, calling his baby mama Rose a “stripper,” Yeezus was slapped down by his ex’s X-rated response. She wrote, “are u mad I’m not around to play in ur a**hole anymore?”

More Lagosians react to #Runlagos City Marathon Flash Mob

And it gets even more fun & exciting with the Lagos City Marathon Flash Mob; enjoy more exciting moments in the video above...

Jaden Smith carries his girlfriend on the streets of NY (photos)

Sarah Snyder, 19, gave a kiss to her boyfriend, Jaden Smith, 17, as he carried her down a sidewalk in New York on Tuesday. They have been dating for about a year...

‘No pending extradition case against Senator Kashamu' - Aide

Read the press statement below...
Our attention has been drawn to yet another mischievous report credited to the Public Relations Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, in The Punch newspaper of today, Friday, February 5, 2016, purporting that Senator Buruji Kashamu is still facing some extradition proceedings. Nothing could be farther from the facts and truth.

K Michelle claps back at fan who called her an ugly child

Singer K Michelle posted these childhood photos of herself and a follower called her an ugly child... trust K Michelle, she has time. See her response after the cut...

Stay healthy for #RunLagos! Redcare HMO to provide medics and ambulances at the Lagos City Marathon

With just few days to the kick off of the Lagos City Marathon, Redcare, Nigeria's fastest growing Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) has announced its partnership with Access Bank to provide medics and ambulances for participants at the marathon on Saturday February 6, 2016. 

Iara Oshiomhole describes divorce rumours as "warped imagination of the purveyors of lies"

A few online platforms published a report this week claiming Adams Oshiomhole's new wife Iara Oshiomhole had filed for divorce after complaining that he was too fetish. This report has been rubbished in a statement released today. Iara's spokesperson described the report "as warped imagination of the purveyors of lies" insisting that Iara had no reason to leave her husband as their marriage is strong.

Ini Edo offers another glance into her closet...as she confirms her political appointment

The actress who was recently appointed as the Special Assistant on Tourism to Akwa Ibom state Governor shared the photo on her Instagram. She wrote: "To be called to serve is an honour. I give God all the glory. Am grateful to my state, my Governor, everyone of you with your constant prayers and support... God bless u"

Naija loves messaging apps: Whatsapp, Instagram, BBM and the next killer app is…?

This is a sponsored post. Read below...
No doubt, Nigerians love social media and messaging apps like crazy and this love isn’t about to go away anytime soon. There is a simple reason for this kind of soul tie to chat appsand it is content sharing-like seriously,Naija, we can share content for Africa! From videos to pictures, GIFs, music, even movies and with the growing number of affordable smart phones currently flooding our phone markets from all over the world, my dear, Naija has only begun ‘Press-ups’ in terms of mobile chatting and apps.

Woman crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

A woman named Noela Rukundo, gave her ex-husband, Balenga Kalala, (both pictured above) the shock of his life by turning up to her own funeral, after he had contacted hitmen to have her killed while they were still married.

Rukundo had met her husband 11 years earlier, right after she arrived in Australia from Burundi. He was a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and they had the same social worker at the resettlement agency that helped them get on their feet.

N5million Star Million Prize For GCGT Season 6 Winner

God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT), the leading gospel talent quest in Africais back with Season 6! GCGThas distinguished itself over the years as Africa’s leading youth talent competition, discovering, nurturing and producing young talents and stars in various fields of artistic expressions across Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States of America.

Waje features on CNN African Voices

Singer and UN ambassador, Waje features on CNN’s African Voices today 5th February 2016, she talks about several issues including the African Women project, her new album and her mission to help homeless kids in Nigeria. The songbird talks about how she uses her music platform to impact lives and be a voice to several Nigerians.

Fathia Balogun releases stunning new photos to celebrate birthday

As Nollywood actress, Fathia Balogun turns a year older today, she released new photos to celebrate the special day. Make up by I-posh and photography by Squard Media Trick. See more photos after the cut...

A Nigerian migrant in Germany says he is being stopped by Police 'on every corner'

Germans are worried about the number of asylum seekers who have been allowed into the country following incidents of sexual assaults and muggings in Cologne New Year's Eve and at the city's ongoing annual festival which were mostly blamed on migrants who "looked like they were from north Africa" .
22-year-old Nigerian Fidelis is among more than a million migrants who arrived in Germany in 2015. According to BBC, he fled fighting in Libya and travelled to Italy before making his way to Germany nine months ago.

"You can't win with the woman a man can't leave alone" - Toke Makinwa tweets

She married Maje...then we heard he allegedly got another woman pregnant...a woman he had allegedly been in a longtime relationship with. Toke declared herself single...a few months later, she was back with him rocking her wedding ring...a few weeks ago she declared herself single again! *sigh*...She tweeted this today...seems to me like she's talking about her situation. Yesterday she tweeted Whitney Houston's heartbreak song. *It's Not Right, But It's Okay". She needs strength!

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris reveals she's struggling with addiction

The 17 year old daughter of the late king of pop revealed she is struggling with addiction on her instagram  page after one of her followers criticized her for not responding to comments.
Commenting on an Instagram photo, she ranted:
"This is f***ing ridiculous. I am expected to literally sit on my ass all day replying to comments people leave me (positive and negative)?"
Read the rest of what she wrote after the cut...

Nitro - The new rock city

Raving night spot Nitro Night Club has redefined night life in Lagos, the night club first opened it's doors late last year and it has delivered top class services that have attracted socialites and the biggest partiers in Lagos and beyond. Friday nights are usually sold out as table reservations are usually overbooked days before.

Epic response to a comment...


Rob Kardashian joins new girlfriend Blac Chyna on set of sexy photoshoot

The 28 year old recluse was spotted on the set of his new girlfriend, Blac Chyna's sexy photoshoot in a desert for 138 Water by DRE. Blac Chyna showcased her incredible curves in a skimpy swimwear as she posed ensuring her massive bottom was the center of attention. Rob was there all through the shoot to cheer her up. More photos after the cut...

Photo: 5 months pregnant woman who went missing in Abuja has been found

5 months pregnant mother of one, Habiba Shaba Ibrahim, who went missing on Saturday Jan. 30th in Abuja (read here) has been found. Habiba is pictured right above at her home this morning in Abuja. Details of how she was found and where she had been was not revealed. According to her family, she went missing after taking a taxi along Kubuwa road in Abuja.

Khloe K shares throwback pics of the Kardashian girls from 2008

Khloe Kardashian shared throwback pics of herself and Kim on her website, Khloewithak.com. The pictures were taken in Australia when the sisters went to attend MTV Australia Awards in 2008.

#TheSpecialOne Party comes to Benin!

It’s going down this Saturday! The ancient city of Benin will come alive with the excitement of #TheSpecialOne powered by the iconic beer brand, Guinness. Guinness will be live in Benin City to celebrate #TheSpecialOne... Yes, it’s the launch of the new Guinness Africa Special; the latest innovation from Guinness! Naomi Gardens GRA will come alive with colour, exciting displays of creativity and high energy performances. 

Dear LIB readers, please interpret this interesting photo narrative

It's a photo story consisting of 23 photos illustrated by Chevelin Pierre...we are supposed to interpret what we think the photos are about. See the rest of the pics after the cut and interpret the story for us

Rescued Nigerian girl says she would rather be with the Boko Haram militant who kidnapped and impregnated her

Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her and impregnated her, AlJazeera reports.

She was delighted to discover that she was pregnant with his child following a urine and blood test carried out by a doctor in the refugee camp to which she was taken after her rescue.

Tyga now wants to use Blac Chyna's drug arrest against her in their custody battle

That is according to the story by TMZ. Read below...
Tyga is alarmed his baby mama was arrested for possessing ecstasy and being wasted in public, and he's now sharpening the legal knives to wrestle custody from her. 
Sources connected with Tyga tell TMZ he's alarmed at Blac Chyna's arrest in Austin last week, and is worried her problems with drugs and alcohol might be putting 3-year-old King at risk.

Turn Up in style this weekend with Afro.

Are you going out on a date or turning up tonight? Afro want to make sure you arrive in style and get home safely! We are offering the first 100 people a stylish, affordable, and convenient way to ride all over Lekki, Victoria Island and Ikoyi this weekend.

Niyola replies fan who told her to be more flashy as a female celeb

After singer Niyola shared this barefaced photo of herself on her instagram page this afternoon, a fan left a comment on the post, telling Niyola to be more flashy because she's a star and stop being all natural. Niyola wasn't here for that and replied the fan. See her reply after the cut..

Buhari proceeds on 5-day vacation, Osinbajo to act as President

President Buhari has begun a short vacation from today, Feb. 5 to February 10, 2016. A statement by Special Adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says that while Buhari is away, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the President.

The statement added that in compliance with Section 145 (1) of the Nigerian Constitution, President Buhari has dispatched a formal notice of his vacation to the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

You & your loved one could win dinner for two in #PayPorteCupidRoom Promo

Nigeria’s fastest growing Online Retail Store, Payporte.com is set to wow and reward loyal shoppers and customers in its Valentine promo themed “PayPorte Cupid Room” promo. The PayPorte Cupid Room which opens from the 5th to 11th of February, 2016, will shower lucky shoppers of the leading online retail store with fantastic and mouthwatering discounts and gifts on fantastic Valentine themed products.

Tinubu withdraws his N150billion libel suit against AIT after they apologized

APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, has withdrawn his N150 billion libel suit he filed against DAAR Communications Plc, the owner of African Independent Television, over the documentary titled "Lion of Bourdillon" which was aired on the station in the build-up of the 2015 general election.

Tinubu argued that the documentary was aimed at tarnishing his image.

Man arrested for overtaking Ugandan's Vice President's convoy (photos)

According to Facebook user, Basudde Sam, this man was arrested for overtaking the convoy of Uganda's Vice President, Edward Ssekandi. Continue to see more photos ...

The plot to cut down Tinubu’s power in South West

Prominent cabinet members of President Muhammadu Buhari from the South-West have been strategising to form a well-grounded political structure aimed at wrestling the region from the strong grip of National Leader of Read More

Pregnant Chrissy Teigen cradles her baby bump in a revealing dress

The six months pregnant beauty looked happy and radiant in a sheer dress for a night on the town with her husband, John Legend, in LA yesterday. More photos after the cut...

Increase farming or risk Nigerians starving to death by 2050 - Minister of Agriculture says

Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, says Nigeria will have to increase its input in farming or risk facing her citizens starve to death by 2050. Ogbeh said this during the defence of the Ministry of Agriculture's 2016 budget before the senate committee on Agriculture yesterday February 4th.
"We have written to state governments to encourage them to develop dams and canals so that agriculture becomes an all year round activity and it is not confined to the rainy season alone.

Photos: South African gold mine collapses, trapping more than 100 miners

More than 100 people are trapped underground at a gold mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa after a goldmine caved in today Friday, February 5. In a statement issued by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the labour body says about 115 staff are trapped after the main offices at Makonjwaan Gold Mine caved in at around 8.40am.

Lucozade Sport will be energising participants at the 42-kilometre first ever full marathon to hold in Lagos city

Participant at this year’s Lagos City Marathon, tagged “Let’s Run Lagos” will be refreshed with Lucozade Sport, the No. 1 sport and fitness drink from the stable of GlaxoSmithKline. The marathon will start at the entrance of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, while the finishing line will be at the Eko Atlantic Site Opposite Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. 

Senate President Bukola Saraki reacts to Supreme Court ruling

Read the press statement below..
After listening to the ruling of the Supreme Court in the appeal he filed to challenge the process of arraigning him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki hereby states as follows:

It's disgraceful Nigeria imports toothpicks, rice and tomato purée '- Buhari

In an interview with BBC this morning, President Buhari described the importation of toothpicks, rice and tomato paste by Nigeria as shameful. See more of what he said during the interview after the cut as shared by BB's correspondent Sam Piranty...

Aisha Buhari arrives Kebbi in presidential jet (photos)

Wife of President Buhari, Aisha Buhari, arrived Kebbi state in a presidential jet yesterday February 4th. She was in Kebbi to commission the multi million Naira Jega General Hospital named after her and the newly upgraded Birnin Yari Primary Health centre...more photos after the cut...

Ini Edo appointed SA on Tourism to Akwa Ibom State Governor

The actress is now the Special Adviser on Tourism to Akwa Ibom state governor, Emmanuel Udom. She received her appointment letter last week. Congrats to her!