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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Harvard University Computer Science graduate shares his inspiring & emotional success story

Shannon Satonori Lytle, who studied Computer Science at Harvard University and graduated a few days ago, shared this emotional story via his Facebook page. Speaking on his journey, he wrote; 
"In high school, I flipped burgers at McDonald’s so I could afford the privilege of taking the SAT. I fed and cared for my three baby siblings until they went to sleep and stayed up until 4am to do my homework. I walked home through a dangerous part of the city after extracurriculars because I couldn’t afford a car.

Alleged Sodomy: Man accuses Usman Sani Bello, the son of former Kano state governor of threat to life and more

Facebook user, Ismail Zailani Ibrahim, took to his account this weekend to make shocking allegations against Usman 'Sheihk USB' - the son of former governor of Kano state Rtd Col Sani Bello, whom he claims to have known for almost 10 years. According to him,

Blac Chyna and Christina Milian caress and lick each other in new photos

Blac Chyna and Christina Milian went to an event together and at some point started getting touchy-feely with each other. Karrueche would be jealous!

"He dragged him several poles before stopping" Distraught widow of young Port Harcourt banker narrates how he was killed over dented car

Priscilla, the young widow of 28-year-old Union Bank staff, Paschal Chukwuemeka Nnorom, who died after he was dragged along the road by a motorist has called on the government and security agencies to bring his killer to justice.

It was gathered that on Saturday, May 13, the couple left their Origwe, Elingbu Road residence to attend the wedding ceremony of Paschal's colleague in Elelewon area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

T.I ends his marriage to Tiny on TV, says he's outgrown her and wants them to go their separate ways

On the latest episode of T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle, which aired on Friday, the rapper told his partner of over 13 years that he has outgrown the relationship and the best thing for them to do is split
"I think you're a phenomenal person. We've had some of the best times of our lives together. And it does not hurt or insult me that at some point you grew to this point and I grew to this point. I don't think it's either of our fault. So ultimately, ain't nothing else for us to do but split. I think it's better for the kids. We can work together better now.

Photos: 4-year-old boy knocked down by car on his way to RCCG Children's Day party in Bayelsa State

A pathfinder SUV yesterday, knocked down a 4-year-old boy named Joshia, from Ekeremor LGA, Bayelsa State at the popular Julius Berger axis of the Sani Abacha Expressway while on his way to attend the Children Day Party organized by the headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Actor Taye Diggs shares a selfie...but what you see in the mirror is...OMG! Lol (photo)

Actor Taye Diggs shared a selfie on social media but accidentally showed something he wasn't planning to. See the full photo after the cut and look in the mirror behind him...

Photos: Student arrested with gun in Benue State confesses to being a cultist

Men of the Benue State Police Command on stop and search duty along Aliade-Otukpo road intercepted one Victor Ogbu 25yrs, on May 19, who was in possession of a locally fabricated Beretta pistol with four live ammunition.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade all swagged up in new photo

Beautiful couple!

Sunday Morning hotness featuring model, Emeka Lawrence!

Emeka Lawrence is a Fitness and Fashion Model based outside Nigeria. See more of his hot photos after the cut...

Viral photo of world leaders' signatures

This is a photo from the just concluded G7 summit in Italy. It's from a document shared by the G& official twitter handle showing the signature of world leaders like Donald Trump, Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and others as they sign a document on the Statement on the fight against Terrorism and Violent Extremism.

Davido's 2nd babymama, Amanda, throws shade at the singer and his 'hoes', Sophia Momodu fires back

Here's all the details! Davido is currently with his crew in Accra, Ghana, where he performed at a wedding on Saturday. He met a new girl there, who followed him back to his hotel room. This apparently didn't go down well with his Atlanta based babymama, Amanda, who then threw shade saying "Got a good girl...but hoes is his choice".

Photos: Singer, Oritsefemi & wife, Nabila kiss as they reunite in London

On April 21st, LIB exclusively broke the news and shared photos from singer, Oritsefemi's private court wedding to his woman, Nabila, who is a PR expert. He's been in London for a while now and she just went to join him. They kissed as he picked her up from Heathrow airport. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Timaya throws a Frozen themed party for his daughter, Emma's 5th birthday

Singer, Timaya's daughter, Emma, turned 5 a week ago. He and her mother, Barbara threw a Frozen themed 5th birthday party for her on Saturday. See more photos after the cut..

Tonto Dikeh's estranged husband, Churchill shares side by side photo of himself as a baby and his son and the resemblance is uncanny

Olakunle Churchill wished his son, King Andre a 'Happy Children's Day' yesterday. He shared a throwback photo of himself and Andre, with the caption on Instagram;

'I've been living my life in so much disease, Please say a prayer' - August Alsina ask fans for prayers

American R&B singer, August Alsina who in May 2015 revealed that he was going blind after he was diagnosed with degenerative eye disease and later underwent a surgery to prevent his eyesight from deteriorating has asked his fans to say a prayer for him.

The singer took to his Instagram page early Saturday morning to ask his loyal fans for prayers and to encourage them to take care of themselves – body and soul. He wrote: 

Tiwa Savage shares adorable video of her son, Jam Jam singing lyrics from her new hit, All Over

Singer, Tiwa Savage got emotional after her son, Jamil Balogun sang the chorus of her song. All Over. Sharing a video from the moment via IG, she wrote;
"So one day I was singing my song and out of nowhere my son started singing along. I was so shocked and emotional and happy and teary. My tiny baby of just yesterday is growing so fast. Every development I witness is like a miracle just like when he started walking or when he started school. Didn't even mean to write this much but my little man is everything to me. I love him sooooo much, my world, my lil jam jam. Na because of you wey I get goosebumps... My baby is quite shy as well "

1530 African migrants have died in Mediterranean sea - UN Migration Agency

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) said Friday that 1,530 African migrants and refugees have so far died while crossing the Mediterranean sea in 2017.
Speaking at the daily news briefing, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, made the disclosure while giving the IOM report.

Men, would you rock Omarion's hairstyle?

We've gotta ask! Men would you rock this kind of hairstyle in Nigeria? Tell us. More photos after the cut...

Chimamanda Adichie to receive Honorary Doctorate degree from Williams College in US

Acclaimed Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree during the 228th Commencement Exercise at the Williams College in Massachusetts, US on the 4th of June.
Adichie who will also be the principal speaker at the Commencement Exercise will receive a Doctorate degree with U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, as well as former Williams College provost and current president of Washington and Lee University Will Dudley, public health and environmental advocate Gina McCarthy and Gavin A. Schmidt, the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

Legendary American Baseball player and politician, Jim Bunning dies at 85

Hall of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress has died at the age of 85. His death was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said he was notified about the death by Bunning's family.  In his prime, Bunning won 224 games in a 17-year major-league career and pitched the first perfect game in modern National League history.

Relationship Drama: 20-year-old girl sets boyfriend's house ablaze (Photo)

Priscilla Berfi, a 20-year-old Ghanaian girl has rendered her boyfriend homeless after she recently set his house at Deduako in the Oforikrom Constituency of the Ashanti Region ablaze for allegedly cheating on her.
Pulse Ghana reports that there were no casualties recorded but the fire destroyed several properties.

Hip-hop producer, Jermaine Dupri and Bow Wow receive ‘Spirit of Detroit Award’ for inspiring young people

American Hip-hop and R&B producer Jermaine Dupri and rapper Bow Wow have been awarded the ‘Spirit of Detroit Award’ for their community service and inspiring young people. According to Detroit News, they were presented with the awards on Friday morning by Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield who stated that the were recognize for their community service, their work in stressing the importance of education and inspire young people in the city to achieve greatness.

Super Eagles and Russian star Sylvester Igboun, his Congolese wife and kids holiday in Spain

Super Eagles and FC Ufa of Russia based football star Sylvester Igboun took his Congolese wife and his kids  for a one week holiday in Spain on Friday. More photos after the cut...

Former President Obama meets with Prince Harry to offer condolences to Manchester bomb attack victims

Prince Harry hosted former U.S. President Barack Obama Saturday at Kensington Palace, where they discussed the deadly terror attack in Manchester. The former President offered his condolences to the victims and support for those recovering from injuries, Kensington Palace.
He tweeted:

Adorable photos of actress, Adunni Ade's sons

They are so handsome!

Muslim Teenage girl steps out looking stunning while covered up for her High School prom

Kahlaa Salahuddin, an 18-year-old makeup artist in Philadelphia, US, stepped out for her senior prom in a fringed and embroidered silver gown with winged sleeves, paired with Christian Louboutin heels, a clutch and white headscarf. See more beautiful photos after the cut...

Osinbajo, Saraki, Dangote, Tinubu, IBB, Dogara & other influential Nigerians 'appealed' to Gov Ganduje to suspend probe of Kano Emirates

On May 22, after receiving a letter from the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, the Kano State House Assembly called off its investigation into allegations of misappropriation of funds and other infractions against the Kano Emirates Council.

Miranda Kerr marries Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in intimate ceremony

Miranda Kerr, 34 and Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, 26 are officially married! The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in front of family members and friends at their home in Brentwood, California on Saturday evening. According to E! News, an inside source told them the wedding had less than 50 guests who were all chauffeured to the venue .

Cross Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade pardons 34 prisoners, including 5 on death row

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has granted a state pardon and freed up to 34 prisoners serving various jail terms at the Calabar prison to mark the 50th anniversary of the state.
Ayade in his anniversary speech on Saturday in Calabar said that the pardon was in the spirit of the celebration and based on the provision of section 212 of the 1999 Constitution.

Arsene Wenger becomes the most successful manager in the history of the FA Cup as Arsenal defeats Chelsea

Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record 13th time in a thrilling final by defeating 10-man Chelsea Saturday evening. The result means Arsene Wenger is now the most successful manager in the competition's history with seven victories.

Photos: RMD dapper as he joins Don Jazzy & Mo Abudu in Monaco ahead of today's Grand Prix

 RMD landed in Monaco Saturday to join his fellow Johnnie Walker influencers, Don Jazzy and Mo Abudu ahead of today's Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco. Looking super handsome, Richard arrived at noon, just in time, for lunch at the VIP Loges Suites. Shortly after, the three superstars headed to The Formula 1 Third Practice session followed by a Pit Lane Walk.

Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup (photos)

A 4th minute goal from Alexis Sanchez and a  79th minute goal from Aaron Ramsey sandwiched  inbetween a Diego Costa effort in the 76th minute ensured Arsenal football club of England beat Chelsea 2-1 to win the FA Cup on Saturday night, officially becoming the most successful football club in English FA cup history. 

BankyW finally gives Don Jazzy 'dating advice'

Music mogul, Don Jazzy and media entrepreneur Mo Abudu are currently in Monaco for the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix. He joked about meeting Mo in Monaco since BankyW has refused to show him to way to get a wife. This is in reference to the fact that BankyW and his wife-to-be, Adesua Etomi, played a major role in a production that Mo's Ebony Life Films has a stake in. BankyW has now finally shared the dating advice being requested for. Lol. See that after the cut...

Chris Brown wishes his daughter a Happy 3rd birthday

Singer, Chris Brown shared these beautiful photos of his daughter, Royalty Brown who just turned 3 years old. She is so adorable! Happy Birthday to the cutie.

Moment SARS officials shot at citizens who provoked them in Delta state (Photos/Video)

This is the moment SARS officials in uniform shot at unarmed citizens in Delta state. Goaded by the young men, the officers opened fire and several shots were heard. One of the men was shot in the leg but no death was recorded - thankfully. In the video, the young men could be seen acting aggressive and taunting the SARS official. It is not clear what led to the altercation but one of the men can be heard screaming at the officers.

Kylie Jenner shows off her enhanced lips in new photos

Model and entrepreneur, Kylie Jenner showed off her huge lips in a new photoshoot she shared on her page. More photos after the cut...

Photos: 25 year old man impregnates 17 year old girl in Rivers

A 25 year old jobless man has impregnated a 17 yera old girl in Rivers state. Facebook user, Chika David Oparaodu, who shared the story, says the little girl is the daughter of a fish seller who is unable to cater for a baby and her daughter. Read what she wrote after the cut...

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