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Saturday, 16 June 2012

Saving for Range Rover...lol

 
At this rate it will probably take him 10 years to finish saving...but I love his spirit...lol

Farouk Lawan released on bail

Embattled lawmaker Farouk Lawan was this afternoon released on bail after being in police custody at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, for two days. He was released on the condition that he produces the alleged $620000 bribe he received before the end of next week.

His international passport was also seized by police to prevent him from traveling out.

Congrats to Uche Eze of Bella Naija on her wedding

The lady who started it all and inspired me and quite a number of other bloggers, Uche Eze, 28, married her longtime love Bode Pedro, 30, today. May God bless their marriage.

I know, I know, I know! God will do it for us too :-)

Chris Brown mad at TMZ

 
Chris is angry at TMZ because the media outlet reported that it was Chris' posse that accidentally hit Chris Brown's bodyguard, Big Pat, with the bottle that sliced his forehead open, and not anyone from Drake and Meek Millz' entourage. See the rest of his rants after the cut.

Meanwhile despite denying his involvement in the brawl, independent eyewitnesses have told detectives from the New York Police Department that Drake absolutely started the fight by throwing a bottle at Chris. The police might arrest Drake after concluding their investigations.

EME First lady, Niyola, rocks in black

Niyola at the launch of Empire Mates State of Mind all-star album featuring Banky W, Wizwid, Niyola etc. She's not only beautiful, she's also quite talented. Love the hair...

Kanu Nwankwo, Banky W, Funke Akindele announced as Olympic torch bearers

Footballer Kanu Nwankwo, singer Banky W, actress Funke Akindele Oloyede and OAP Steve 'Yaw' Onu have been announced as Olympic torch bearers to herald the forthcoming Olympic games in London.

These outstanding Nigerians will be carrying the torch at the Olympic Torch Relay holding at Coventry on July 1st 2012.

So proud and happy for them

Actress Ebube Nwagbo dazzles in white

 
Loves it!!!

Sign up for upcoming first aid class specifical​ly for babies, toddlers

LagosMums is bringing the first of a series of classes offering “First Aid For Babies and Toddlers – An Essential Course On Emergency Safety Procedures In and Around The Home”.

Attend this session to acquire life saving first aid skills to help our children and other children who may be in need of First Aid Treatment. Sign up parents, sign up your nannies, caregivers....

Transgender pageant winner murdered in South Africa

 
A 23 year old South African man who won a Miss Gay pageant last year has been killed.

Thapelo Makutle (pictured above), known as Queen Bling, was found in his room with his throat slit last week Saturday. His friend told police that Thapelo had argued with two heterosexual men the previous day about his sexuality,  the two men followed him home, broke down his door and killed him.

The late Makutle was active in the LGBT community in the Kuruman region, and his family and friends are angry that no one has been arrested for his murder despite the fact that the attackers description was given to police.

Killing someone because of their sexuality is the height of man's inhumanity to man. So sad!

Photo of the day

 
Charly Boy takes a photo of himself in a coffin. Well, he's Charly Boy, he's allowed to do anything :-)

Teacher hacks husband to death, reports self to police

A teacher in Usi-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State has hacked her husband to death.
It was gathered that the suspect, Mrs. Rafatu Agboola, killed her husband, Akeem Agboola, who was asleep with a machete and reported herself to the police in Usi-Ekiti immediately.

Lil Kim's new face

The 37 year old rapper was photographed in LA recently with puffy facial features; puffy cheeks, altered lips, uneven brows, and a much smaller nose.

She's had a lot of work done on that face of hers over the years but the latest one has really altered her old look. Plastic surgeons in LA say her new look is an example of surgery gone bad and are worried the singer has suffered some sort of muscle or nerve weakness due to her numerous cosmetic procedures. They said her lower lip on the left side is not working well.

Everything LV :-)

 
Everything Louis Vuitton, even the collar of his shirt...lol. 
The Nigerian traveler's friend sent in the photo which was taken in Ibiza.

Ramsey Noah spotted

 
The actor, who has been keeping a low profile in recent times, was spotted at an event in Lagos last week. Looks like he's aging very well.

Who wore it best?

        Katy Perry       Tamara Ecclestone          Celine Dione         Kim Kardashian    Alessandra Ambrosio

Femi Kuti turns 50 today

The Afro beat superstar was born June 16th 1962. Wishing him many more happy years ahead.

New Video: Omawumi - Bottom Belle ft. Flavour


Omawumi drops the video for "Bottom Belle" featuring the king of high life music Flavour. Classy video shot by the renowned director Clarence A. Peters of Capital Hills.

Friday, 15 June 2012

The Parkers/Moesha actress Yvette Wilson dies at 48

If you watched Brandy's sitcom Moesha, or Mo Nique's sitcom The Parkers, then you definitely know Yvetter Wilson. She was Mo'Nique's best friend in The Parkers. The actress and comedian died yesterday Thursday June 14th after losing her battle with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer. She was 48 years old.

She was one of my favorite female comedians. So sad! May her soul rest in peace...amen

Copyright Society of Nigeria slams Billion Naira suit on Wazobia FM

Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), the nation’s sole government approved collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings has filed a landmark copyright infringement action against Globe Broadcasting & Communications Ltd, owners of the well known radio stations, WAZOBIA FM in Lagos, Abuja, Kano and Port Harcourt and the stations’ CEO, Mr. Amin Moussalli. 

Oprah explains why she decided to interview the Kardashians

She posted a note on her Facebook page explaining why she decided to interview the Kardashians
Ok my friends I had the longest interviewing session I can ever recall, talking to ALLLLLLLL the Kardashians. I had never met them, nor seen the show. I did a full on Kardashian Kram in preparation, watching major shows from every season. I genuinely wanted to know why they have become a cultural phenomenon? Why do so many people love to watch their every move and why do so many others love to hate them. Are they completely ego centered? Are they really “famous for being famous” or is there something more?

Dear LIB readers: Should I tell or not?

A mail from a LIB reader
Hi Linda, when I saw you post stories people send in I started to write mine but stopped. Now I am ready to ask your readers advice. I live in the US now but I lived the first 18years of my life in Naija. I'm 20 now and I live with my sister who is 10 years older than I am. It's just the two of us my mother has and I love my sister very much. She filed papers to have me here in the states and I live under her roof and don't pay any bills. Her husband is a traveling business man from naija too and he is the best man you would ever meet. He's so good to my family, a good Christian and he hardly ever raises his voice or gets mad. 
Continue reading...

Listen to Celine Dion‘s version of Adele’s Rolling in the Deep.


Full song live in Las Vegas. June 9, 2012.

Davido Live in Concert: July 22nd. Eko Hotel

Flytime Promotions is doing it again. This time with Davido. Flytime and HKN Records are coming together for the much anticipated  Davido's Album Launch taking place at Eko Hotel and Suites, July 22nd, 2012.

He'll be performing alongside all the artists he had collaborations with on the Album; Wizkid, 2face, Naeto C, May D, Ice Prince and KSwitch.

When it comes to Flytime, you know we'll have tons of surprises for you! Follow @flytimeevents to win  Beat by Dre Headphones, Samsung phones & Samsung LED Screens to subscribers who can prove they are Davido's biggest fans.

Farouk Lawan suspended

Farouk Lawan was this morning suspended as chairman of the Federal House of Reps Committee on the probe of the management of fuel subsidy, as well chairman of the Education Committee, over the bribery alegations hanging on his neck.

He is currently in detention at the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

Spinlet.com Featured Song of the Day

The Spinlet Song of the day is "Make Doe" by Nigeria's Greatest Hip Hop legend Da Grin Ft Dark Poet and So Sick. From his album "C.E.O" which is available on Spinlet.

His Last Album is also available on Spinlet titled "If I Die". Check out "If i Die" Remix Ft Styles P,Nasty J and Show Dem Camp Exclusive to Spinlet.

Expect His Latest Album "Invincible Bullet Proof" Later this year Exclusive to Spinlet. Spinlet is a mobile phone application that allows you to download/stream music.

Go to www.spinlet.com and download/stream all the latest music now!

Photos: Genevieve unveiled as Range Rover Evoque ambassador

Land Rover and Coscharis Motors have unveiled award-winning actress Genevieve Nnaji as their appointed ambassador for the brand’s all-new Range Rover Evoque in Nigeria.

The partnership between Genevieve and Land Rover was announced during an intimate event held in Lagos, last night at Ocean View, where she was presented with a special edition of the car by the company. Continue to see more photos

Man arrested in Badagry for killing pregnant wife

A middle age man, Kola Ajibola, is in the police custody for allegedly killing his pregnant wife. The incident occurred at Badagry area of Lagos, last Wednesday, during a scuffle between Kola and his wife, Funmilayo, who was said to be five months pregnant at the time.

Photo of the day

 
A very very happy couple on their wedding day:-) Too cute...

Funny Video: Holding People's Hand


Watch what happens when this guy tries to hold the hands of total strangers. How many blows do you think he would have received if this happened in Nigeria? Hehehe...watch...

Cutie of the day: DJ Xclusive

 
The superstar DJ who relocated to Nigeria from the UK last year, will be manning the turntables in the Big Brother House tomorrow night Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th. Tune in to watch him do what he does best.

He is a Cool FM 96.9 DJ and Wizkid’s official DJ. He also recently bagged an NEA nomination for World DJ 2012.

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Kola Boof's official statement

The official statement that some of you have been waiting for. Find it after the cut...

Enebeli Elebuwa denies being healed by Sign Fireman; the man of God calls him a liar

Some of you probably saw the video I uploaded last month which purportedly showed Enebeli being healed by popular Lagos pastor, Sign Fireman, at his church (if you missed it, read it HERE).

The veteran actor later said he was never healed by Fireman; that Fireman stage managed his healing. Enebeli said Fireman asked two people to hold his legs and move them, making it look he walked, that he never walked.

Sign Fireman did an interview recently claiming Enebeli lied against him. What he said when you continue...

"My husband padlocks my manhood" - Gay Nigerian man cries

I laughed for a few minutes after reading this story on Stella Dimoko Korkus' page in Encomium magazine. I said LIB readers must read this one too o...hehehe.

I've featured this gay couple on LIB a few times before, but let me re-introduce them. Chika (pictured above on the left) is a Nigerian gay man who lives in Germany. He married Marc Schwartz (pictured above on the right) a few years ago, but the union ended in 2010.

Chika told Stella in an interview this week that he's back with Marc but...you won't believe what you're about to read...LMAO! Continue...

Drake denies any involvement in the Chris Brown night club fight

Drake, through his reps, has denied any involvement in the fight that took place at a nightclub in NYC last night that left Chris Brown with a gash on his chin...

From TMZ
Drake is adamant ... he is not responsible for the bloody gash on Chris Brown's face ... claiming he was simply leaving the nightclub when the brawl broke out ... but sources tell us, the fight started after Chris Brown and a rapper at Drake's table started trash talking each other.
The rapper hanging with Drake -- Meek Mill -- was screaming at Chris and Chris was giving it right back to Meek Mill. One of Chris' lieutenants was also involved in the screaming match.

New movie Ija Oba featuring Obama! Naija!!! Lol

 
Nothing wey person no go see...lol

At least I'm better than this one...lol

At least me I wore a jumpsuit to speak at a seminar, see what Ashanti wore to speak to 7th and 8th graders of Atlanta City High School about the importance of staying in school and surrounding themselves with a strong support system of friends and family. If it's Nigeria naw, you will say she should wear a suit. *hiss* :-)

Kayswitch dedicates his 1st official single 'Sister Caro' to D'banj as a birthday gift

 
Kayswitch ‘D Produkt’, a creative genius in the making is ready to show the world what he’s about by giving us a sneak preview of his ingenuity. His very first official single “Sister Caro” is a reflection of his eccentricity, handpicked lyrics and unique delivery style. He took D’Banj by surprise with the dedication of his very first release “Sister Caro” to his brother as a birthday gift to him. “I came home to find a very warm and emotional welcome by my brother ‘K’…” D’Banj said

Movie director Daniel Adenimokun set to launch clothing line

Award winning movie producer and director, Daniel Ademinokan, is set to launch his own fashion label which he has named - Delta Pikin.
Doris Simeon's estranged husband is currently in the US with designers and manufacturers to put final touches to the product, which will comprise T-shirts, Jeans, Face Caps, Sunglasses, Sneakers etc

Delta Pikin will be officially launched in Nigeria in a few months.

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