Thursday, 31 May 2012

Harp Rhythm Unplugged Ibadan, June 2nd at the Jogor Centre

Harp Rhythm Unplugged taking place in Ibadan June 2nd, 7pm at the Jogor Centre. Artists Performing: Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, Prince, Sauce Kid, Chuddy K, KC, SamKlef, W4, Rayce, Orezi,Jayru, Reminisce, Classiq, Phizzle. Comedians Performing: Apororo, Ebohbom, Pencil, Memory Card, Ajebaba. Host: Seyi Law

Gov Fashola recalls all 788 sacked doctors

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola this evening re-instated all 788 doctors that the state sacked a few weeks back after the doctors embarked on a strike the Government called illegal. The leadership of the Doctor's Association met with reps of the Government and they settled their differences. Now alliswell.

P-Square signs distribution deal with Universal Music Group

P-Square has signed a distribution deal with Universal Music, South Africa. The deal was signed and sealed this afternoon at a press conference in Johannesbourg, South Africa. The music label will be releasing past and future projects with them; and handle all their digital and CD sales all over the world. These guys keep rocking. Congrats to them!

Masquerade rapes undergraduate nursing mother

                                                  The victim, Ngozi Ugwu.                                 The masquerade

Tension mounts in Opi, Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State as masquerades took turn in the series of rape stories synonymous with the community.  The alleged rape of a female student, Ngozika Ugwu, presented mixed feelings and reactions to what may have bedevilled the community in the recent past.
Rape stories in Opi, a community in the university town of Nsukka, have occupied major national dailies, hitting banner headlines, from the three quarters that make up the community, Idi, Ogbozalla and Ibeku.
In 2011, the story of the rape of women between 70 and 80 years spread like wild fire in the country, raising eyebrows on the motive for such inhuman and barbaric act by, especially, youths of the community. Some of them  were fingered and allegedly arrested, interrogated by the police but could not be persecuted because of want of  evidence.

Suteda Beauty introduces advanced special effect make-up courses

Suteda Beauty introduces Nigeria's first ever Advanced Special Effects Makeup Course for Film and TV!!! Classes start June 25th in Lagos!! Breakdown Makeup, Drug addicts, Bald caps, Aging makeup, Cuts, gunshot wounds, Blood and guts and Facepainting!!! Fees: N150K 
First five students to call or email using the code Linda5 will get N50K off their fees and all other students using the code will get N25K off their fees. 
Book now!!! Only ten students per class!!! Kit included. Call 08106145335 (Imoteda) or 08034089082(Sukie) or email to book your space!!!! Classes Hold on the Mainland

What do you guys think about Goldie's meltdown yesterday?

Goldie broke down in tears yesterday in the BBA House after another housemate, Prezzo, told her they were 'just good friends'.

Goldie sat on his bed with tears streaming down her face repeating over and over again "just good friends, just good friends," while shaking her head. She later went to her own bed and continued to cry. She screamed, vomited and almost choked on her own puke. At a point she was gasping for air and struggling to breathe.

She was devastated that someone called her 'just good friends'? I don't get it...for those who watched it, did you? Check out the video after the cut...

'Jonathan’s UNILAG Name Change a Gift Horse' - Prof Wole Soyinka

His statement below...
This is one gift horse which, contrary to traditional saying, must be inspected thoroughly in the mouth.
Primary from all of us must be a plea to the MKO Abiola family not to misconstrue the protests against the naming of the University of Lagos after their heroic patriarch.
Issues must be separated and understood in their appropriate contexts. The family will acknowledge that, among the loudest opposing voices to Jonathan’s gift horse, are those who have clamoured tirelessly that MKO Abiola, the Nigerian nation’s president-elect, be honoured nationally, and in a befitting manner.

Tonto Dikeh spotted with Keri Hilson in Ghana

The actress was in Ghana to co-host the Stand Up Ghana concert which featured American stars Keri Hilson and Bow Wow. Continue to see what she wore to the event...

Tweets of the day: Singer Djinee Tweets about war

 May we never see war in this country. Too scary to imagine. Continue to see the Tweets...

President Jonathan attends late UNILAG VC's burial in Lagos

Late University of Lagos Vice Chancellor, Prof Sofoluwe, who died May 12th at the age of 62 after suffering a heart attack is being buried at the Ikoyi Cemetary as you read this, and President Goodluck Jonathan is in Lagos to attend the burial.

Lead City Univeristy students mad at rapper 2shotz, dedicated a website to him

These students are not playing o. Heard they pasted this poster all over their school. They are claiming Rapper 2shotz scammed them of N100k. He was allegedly paid to make an appearance in their school but he didn't show up and now they are drawing blood.

Not only did the Lead City students send out a broadcast on BBM and a press release to bloggers, they have dedicated a website to the rapper. Lol. Young people.

In his defense, 2Shotz said he was actually in Ibadan for the event but the organizers did not pick him up at the hotel for the show.

You students should take it easy abeg. Check out the website HERE

UNN student commits suicide this morning

A student from the university sent me a mail about what happened in their school early this morning. The students of University of Nigeria, Nsuka, woke up to find one of their own hanging from a rope in an unfinished Franco building beside the hockey pitch in their school. Roommates of the dead student said he left the room around 2am this morning and they thought he had gone to study, only for his corpse to be found dangling from a rope this morning. He's a 3rd year Physics and Astronomy student in his early 20's. A purported suicide note which read, "The controversy is over" was discovered near him.

The dead student, now identified as Onyebuchi Okonkwo had a mental illness last year and was hospitalized at UI for one month. So so sad. May his soul rest in peace...amen

Paul Okoye chilling with his baby

Baby as in girlfriend? Cute girl! Paul doesn't tweet much but yesterday he tweeted this photo of himself and that babe chilling on a boat in Cape Town, South Africa, where P-Square is performing. If that's his babe, now y'all know what she looks like. More photos, paul...:-)

Kaffy Dance Queen and son cover Pregnancy & You Magazine

                                      Kaffy and son                                          Kaffy's son

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Tweet of the day


Linda Ikeji's most revealing interview EVER!!! (A must read!) :-)

This is by far the most revealing interview I have ever done. I said things here that I have never ever said before in any interview. Yesterday & Today had been chasing me for a while for a no-holds-barred interview and I finally agreed to do it. For two reasons; to set the record straight on some issues and to reveal more about myself that some of you don't know. It's quite revealing. You know me I can say anything, I no send You will find the interview after the cut. Also I did an interview with Bella Naija last week. You will also find a link to the BN interview after the cut...enjoy...:-)

Nominations now open as Future Awards 2012 searches for young leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

On May 29, Nigeria’s biggest youth event ‘The Future Awards’ organised an elaborate media and VIP launch for its seventh season. The event, which coincided with the country’s Democracy Day celebrations, took place at the Koral Reef in Ikoyi, Lagos.

In attendance were past winners and judges of the awards including Tara Fela Durotoye (Entrepreneur of the Year and Young Person of the Year), Uche Nnaji (Style Entrepreneur of the Year) and Tolu Ogunlesi (Journalist of the Year) who interacted with the media on the impact and influence of the awards.
This year, the Awards – unveiled as The Future Awards for Leaders, Entrepreneurs and Innovators – is themed ‘Tear down these walls!’ emphasising how far and how hard young people have worked to build a new system of innovation and values in Nigeria. The event unveiled the TV promos, radio promos, print and outdoor advertising that will drive the media campaign.

Photos from The African Kings of Comedy event

I was at the African Kings of Comedy this past Sunday and I have to say the event rocked. The foreign comedians, Basketmouth, Bovi, Okey Bakassi, I Go Die and several other comedians brought the house down. Tuface, MI, Davido, Darey Art Alade, Wizkid, Timi Dakolo, Tiwa Savage, Ara, Saucekid, Black Magic, Iyanya, all gave outstanding performances. Please continue to see photos from the event...

The importance of wearing underwear...:-)

...when breeze blow, fowl yansh go open. Lol. That's Albanian actress Arta Dobroshi at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival.

Breaking news: Charles Taylor sentenced to 50 years in prison

Liberia's former president Charles Taylor was this morning sentenced to 50 years in prison for war crimes at an international war crimes court, in The Hague.

Taylor was found guilty last month of 11 counts of aiding and abetting was crimes and crimes against humanity by supporting rebels between 1996 and 2002 in return for conflict diamonds. He was convicted of offenses including murder, rape, sexual slavery, recruiting child soldiers, enforced amputations and pillage.

Breaking news: UNILAG goes on 2 weeks strike + ALUMNI takes Federal Govt to court

The school authority has asked all students to leave the school premises before 11am this morning. The school will be shut down for two weeks. Also the school ALUMNI has taken the federal government to court over the re-naming of the iconic institution. Also heard that Mr President and the Senate will meet by 12 noon today to discuss on this issue.

Yesterday May 29th during a Democracy broadcast, President Jonathan announced the renaming of University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University of Lagos.

UNILAG students continue prostest; block third mainland bridge

The Third Mainland Bridge has been blocked on both sides by protesting students of University of Lagos. This is going on right now. Heard they are sending riot police there to disperse them...

Dear LIB readers: How do I survive my ex-boyfriend's wedding day?

I woke up to this email this morning...from a LIB reader
We have a three year old son together, my ex and I were together for six years until we broke up April last year. I was hoping for a reconciliation because I still love him but he met another woman late last year and their introduction and traditional wedding is this Thursday and Saturday. I didn't even know they were serious like that because he was still a part of my life. He treated me like he still loved me and totally hid his plans from me until the last minute. I am angry and devastated and do not know if I will survive this weekend. Short of killing myself, I don't know what else to do. Please share this with your readers, I need help.
Sad situation. Please she needs advice...

Kukere singer, Iyanya's sexy new photos

Who knew he had a body like that? Meanwhile, is that all him or ? #justasking. lol

Video: Dencia on 53 Extra style

Solid Star Releases Second Single 'Skibo'

In 2009, Joshua 'Solidstar' Iniyezo released his first album - One in a million. He has since then raised the notch by proving his class, versatility and staying power beyond doubt and earned the status of an act to watch out for.
Signed to Achievas Entertainment, he always brings to the table a distinctive blend of reggae, R&B and traditional African music, a factor that sets him apart. After the successful release of his 'Omotena' single, Solid Star returns with the upbeat and groovy 'Skibo', produced by Slim Beat. Listen to it below...

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

The face of the homeless man who ate another man's face before being shot dead by police

                 Surveillance footage shows the two naked men after the attack                   Rudy Eugene

31 year old homeless man Rudy Eugene was shot dead by police on Saturday May 27th after he was seen chewing off the face of another homeless man while high on drugs. Rudy chewed off 75% of his victims face in the most horrific attack that has left the victim battling for his life in the hospital.

A man was cycling off the MacArthur Causeway on Saturday afternoon when he saw a naked man tearing pieces of flesh from another naked man's face at the side of a freeway. The cyclist, who later told reporters that it was the most gruesome, traumatic thing he'd ever seen in my life, called the police to the scene. When the police couldn't get Eugene to stop the savage attack, they shot him dead.

To see what's left of the face of the victim, then continue...but please be warned, it's extremely graphic. If you don't want to see it, do not continue...

ASUU plans to resist UNILAG's change of name

The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos branch, Dr Karo Ogbinaka, has said that the union will resist the recent change of the university's name.

Dr Ogbinaka said:
We are resisting it, all the unions and the students will resist it, the Alunmus will resist it. The truth about the whole thing is that it shows the level of intelligence of those people in government. Nobody will change Harvard's name, nobody will change Cambridge's name to Winston Churchill University. University of Lagos is a brand, for 50 years. The first university established by Act of Parliament and one man trying to score cheap political point. When people go outside and you ask them what university are you from? What name will you pronounce? They'll ask is it a new university? Is it the name of a toothpaste? It's a senseless thing and are going to resist it. Karo said

Nigerian man Prince John held for rape in Bangalore

A Nigerian man has been arrested for raping a Manipuri girl who was a nursing student in a city college. The accused, apparently, was the boyfriend of the victim's aunt.

The Bangalore police arrested the accused - Prince John, aka Johnson, 31 - on Sunday. He has been remanded in 14 days of judicial custody by a local court.

"The accused raped the victim on May 13 in Bangalore. He had threatened her with dire consequences if she went to the police. Later, the victim fled to Mumbai and lodged a complaint with the police there.

Osaze Odemwingie and new bride off to Florida for honeymoon

The couple who wed last Saturday after two years of dating are off to Florida for their honeymoon. Osaze and Sarah are planning their traditional wedding for later in the year.

Eben, Joe Blue others for RCCG Apapa Family 5th Excel Celebration

Sunday June 03, 2012 promises to be a truly memorable and exciting one for young people, as The Redeemed Christian Church of God (Apapa Family) is set to hold the 5th edition of her Annual Excel Celebration; themed  CHANGE CATALYST.

Ministering at the Epoch Making event would be the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch. A. Adeboye. Please continue...

Rihanna and Drake rekindle old flame?

The ex-lovers were spotted at LIV club in Miami over Memorial Day Weekend holding hands and getting all cozy. They back together? They should, they look great together.

Terry G and fiancee Mimi Omoregbe expecting first baby

Terry G and his UK based fiancee Mimi Omoregbe (pictured above) are expecting their first child together. Edo state born Mimi is said to be six months pregnant. The couple plan to wed after the birth of their baby.

Monalisa, Desmond, Ini Edo, others at the premiere of ‘Silver Lining’

Inspiration and hope are best descriptions of the atmosphere that saw the screening of “Silver Lining,” the much anticipated short film on Autism, held at the Ventures Koral Reef, Ikoyi Lagos on Sunday, May
27, 2012. The well attended event kicked off with a red carpet session and saw some of the brightest Nollywood stars and socialites including Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Omoni Oboli, Susan Peters and renowned producer Emem Isong attend in their trendy ensembles.

Continue to see more photos...

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