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Saturday, 8 December 2012

4 Varsity students die in Ibadan auto crash early this morning

Four students - three guys and a girl - died in the early hours of this morning in an auto crash around high-court area of Ring Road Ibadan. The students were heading to Koko Dome night club for a party hosted by some Lead City students when the car they were riding in hit another car and somersaulted multiple times. The four students were said to have died on the spot. So sad. May their souls rest in peace...Amen.

New Video: Davido ft Ice Prince - Feel Alright

Sweet Brown - Ain't nobody got time for dat. Hilarious video

This is a must watch video...hilarious!

Idris Elba, Big Sean, Pusha T @Koko Concert Lagos, Dec 27th

Cold war between Goldie& J Martins after he disrupts her video shoot in SA

There's serious bad blood right now between two music stars: Goldie and J Martins. It's a long story, but I'll try to make it short. Goldie invited J Martins to South Africa in November to appear in the video of a song they did together called Give It To Me. J Martins asked for business class. Goldie said she couldn't afford it. J Martins agreed to come reluctantly. Then he told Goldie to pick him up at the airport. Goldie sent someone instead. J Martin refused to follow the man Goldie sent to the airport to pick him up, saying he didn't know the man and didn't want to be kidnapped (which makes sense).

Shop, mingle & karaoke at The Closet Fair. December 16th @Swe Bar

You are cordially invited to join other trendy shoppers in Lagos on Sunday 16th December 2012 at the Swe Bar and Lounge, Lagos, for a shopping event, The Closet Fair.

Organized by Kubechi Conceptz in partnership with Nubian Belle just in time for the holidays, the event according to a rep, is geared towards ensuring that shoppers get quality goods at affordable prices within the comfortable ambience of a reputable establishment – to add value and service to the high-class shopper for a memorable shopping experience.

Jonathan’s foreign trips gulp N3.3bn…travelled 20 times in 2012

From Punch
Billions of naira of taxpayers’ money have been expended on the foreign trips of President Goodluck Jonathan despite his January promise to cut down on such trips.
This newspaper’s findings show that the President and his entourage have spent not less than N3.354bn on foreign trips since 2010.

Diddy about to be a dad again?

The rapper started his own baby rumors after posting a photo of himself looking at a pregnancy test on Instagram. Since he's engaged to Cassie, its safe to assume she's with child...or maybe it's just a publicity stunt?

Dear LIB readers: How do you cope with rejection?

I dated this guy for two and a half years and things were going well until October this year when he suddenly started acting up and deleted me from his Facebook page and his BB. When I asked him why he did so he said that his Facebook page was compromised and his BB was stolen. I found out later they were all lies. I got angry with him and stopped picking his calls because I was confused about his behaviour. After a while I didn't hear from him again only for me to hear that his wedding is this Saturday (that would be today).

I'm so angry and confused and want to know how to cope with rejection. How do you get back your self esteem as a woman? And how do you ever trust a man again? How do you start all over again?

NNSM winner Favour Lucky welcomed at her Secondary school

14 year old Favour Lucky won Nigeria's Next Super Model 2012 contest on Saturday November 23rd. See it HERE. She had a welcome party at her Secondary school a few days back. Favour is an SSS 3 student of the school. She will turn 15 in February. See more photos from her welcome party after the cut...

'I married Annie secretly because I didn't want to hurt my other baby mamas' - 2face

"Annie is my first and true love. I had known her before I met the other women in my life. As a Christian, I had to marry one woman and it just had to be Annie. We had a secret wedding after we had reached an agreement and amicable understanding about the mothers of my children. It was a tough decision to make, one of the toughest in my life.

“I secretly married her because I have so much respect for my other babies’ mothers; I cannot afford to hurt their feelings with a sudden society wedding with Annie, not now. I chose her above the others because she has been through it all with me.” - 2face Idibia said to Punch

Gisele & Tom Brady, Balotelli & ex-girlfriend welcome daughters

Gisele and Tom Brady welcomed their second child, a daughter named Vivian Brady, on Wednesday December 5th. Mario Balotelli and ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico also welcomed a daughter, Pia Balotelli, on Wednesday December 5th. Congrats to them...

Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol 3 Hits TV Screens December 16

Okay everyone, the search for Nigeria’s favourite singer has gone through Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Owerri, Benin, and Lagos. The contestants are ready, Etisalat is ready, we hope you’re ready because Nigerian Idol is hitting your TV screens as from the 16th of December 2012, so get ready to see fresh new talent as well as some old faces who didn’t quite make it from last season. And let’s not forget the funnies. 

New Video: Chuddy K - Brazilian Hair

Friday, 7 December 2012

Photos from Omotola's reality show official launch

It held on Wednesday December 5th at Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi. More photos after the cut...

Mint Scandal: N2.1 Billion Worth Of N1,000 Notes Missing

From Leadership
The board of directors of the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC) met yesterday over the scandal that rocked the establishment where it was revealed that a whopping N2.1 billion of newly printed N1,000 notes have mysteriously gone missing.
The board meeting, chaired by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, decided to expand the investigation and audit the production of other currency denominations to ascertain the quantity of money that has actually gone missing over the years.

Wendy William's shades Beyonce

 
Two days ago on her show, Wendy made a comment about Beyonce that some of the singer's fans aren't happy about. Wendy said Beyonce sounds like she has a fifth grade education...

Wendy was talking about Beyonce's new documentary on HBO when she remarked,
"I am a Beyonce fan. I'm gonna be watching this documentary cause fortunately one of the TVs in our kitchen has closed captioning so I'll be able to understand what she says. You know Beyonce can't talk. Beyonce sounds like she has a fifth grade education. She can't talk. Honestly. We really do have the closed captioning for times like that."

Man Allegedly Ressurects After 7 Days In Mortuary

For those who believe such stories...enjoy...:-)
He was murdered. After about seven days of inquiry into his ‘death’, his relatives went to the mortuary with a coffin to take his body but were shocked to find him alive. Lazarus Oluwafemi Agbolahan Makinde, now an evangelist shares his story.
To hear him, especially through the telephone receiver, you must be determined and very patient. The first time this reporter called him, the impression that initially came through as the voice was barely audible, was that he must have been tired out or had some ailment. It was indeed difficult deciphering the near whisper.

Sunny Neji gives I-Phone 5 to TASUED student on his birthday

Music star, Sunny Neji penultimate week gave out the new I-Phone 5 to Wole Fagbenro, a fresh graduate from Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED) on his birthday. The music star called for birthday poems on his Facebook and Twitter accounts with the reward of the new I-Phone 5.
Wole emerged the winner of the poem competition and has been presented with the phone. This was the content of his poem;
"Many have come claiming to be Mr. Fantastic, but nothing ever rivals to a classic. Through the changes, when many remained static you showed great consistency and went unchained.

Bisi Ibidapo Obe shows off daughter

Sambo Asks For Extra N9b For New Home/Office

The Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory has rejected plans by the Federal Capital Territory Administration to spend additional N9bn on the provision of infrastructure at the yet-to-be-completed residence of the Vice-President.

The committee, which visited the building site in Abuja on Thursday, refused to accept explanations from FCTA officials that N9bn more be sunk into the project.
Chairman of the Committee, Senator Smart Adeyemi, who led members of his committee to the site, said such a huge amount was unjustifiable in the face of abject poverty in the country.

Opa Williams off to India for surgery

Nollywood producer and founder of the comedy show.."A Nite of A Thousand Laughs" Opa Williams, has gone to India for surgery for an undisclosed ailment.
Let's all say a prayer for him...

Fred Amata finds love again

Years after ending his relationship with actress and current AGN president Ibinabo Fiberesima (they have a daughter together), Fred Amata has found love again. The actor is in a serious relationship with Mor Okonkwo, a single mother of two in her early thirties.

Fred and Mor met about a year ago in the US...but only started dating a few months ago. I hear they are already talking marriage.

Mor is a Soul/Jazz artiste who used to live in the UK and even contested in singing reality show - X Factor UK a few years back. She's currently a management consultant and also runs a catering company.

Man accused of killing pregnant lover

From  PUNCH
The family of a lady, Gloria Akpan, has accused their daughter’s lover, Ita Eyo, of killing her in his residence in Ayobo area of Ogun State.
Gloria and Eyo both from Akwa Ibom State had been cohabiting since March 2012 before the sad incident occurred on November 3. The lady was six-month pregnant before she died.
A family source, who craved anonymity, said when he spoke to Gloria on Friday, a day before her death, she told him that all was well, adding that it was shocking to learn that she had died the next day.

Iyanya's Kukere breaks record for downloads on callertunes in Africa

Kukere has broken the record for highest download for a single caller ringback tune. 3 million subscribers across Nigeria in just a few months....and counting! No Nigerian artist has hit one million, so this is a huge feat. Iyanya got a huge cheque from MTECH yesterday...

Johnnie Walker Men of the Year award taking place this Saturday

Johnnie Walker the world’s Premier Scotch whisky is partnering with Mode Men for this year’s Men of the Year Awards.

This year Mode Men will be having its 5th Men of the Year Awards and it will be hosted by Stella Damascus and Chris Attoh.

Mode Men promises that it will be a night to remember and plans are in top gear for the event, which is happening on 8 December 2012 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos.

Mr and Mrs Ekeinde at launch of Omotola's reality show

Omotola and her hubby pictured at the cocktail launch of her reality show - The Real Me, which held on Wednesday December 5th at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi. Hoping to bring you pictures from the launch party...

INEC De-registers 28 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission yesterday Thursday December 6th announced the De-registration of 28 political parties.

Find the statement the agency released below...
"In the exercise of the powers conferred on it by the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), the Independent National Electoral Commission has today, Thursday, December 6, 2012, de-registered the following political parties:
1.  African Liberation Party (ALP) 
2.  Action Party of Nigeria (APN)
3.  African Political System (APS)
4.   Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP)
5.  Congress for Democratic Change (CDC)
Why were these parties de-registered? INEC didn't say. See the remaining 23 parties after the cut...

New Music Premiere: Drey - My Time To Shine

His name is “Drey”, signed to REVOLUTION RECORDS as a producer and musical artist. His uniqueness in production (dreybeatz) is the future of music.
Inspired by the likes of Timberland, Neptunes, Ryan Leslie, Ryan Tedder and many more, Drey has sworn to redefining music production in Nigeria, Africa and the world.
Besides music production, Drey is an amazing Rap artist whose lyrics are to die for. Drey is here to stay and his new single “My time to shine” Ft: Houston Grey is a testimonial to this.
Drey would like you to listen to his first single below...

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Rita Dominic's The Meeting enjoys positive reviews at the cinemas

Following a show stopping movie premiere last month,The Meeting is exhibiting its true potential again as a crowd puller drawing remarkable reviews from moviegoers since hitting the cinemas last weekend.

For the cinema audience, it has been sweet romance since the movie hit the cinemas in style, large number of them have been showering accolades on the cast and crew of the popular movie.

Nice try, Rob!

Very predictable Master Kardashian. Now he's claiming his tweets were not about Rita Ora...and blaming the media for assuming it was. Below is what he wrote on his twitter page, which he has since deleted. In fact he has wiped out everything he's ever written on Twitter...
Just so we are clear I never once mentioned ‘Rita Ora’ in any of my tweets or even used the word ‘whore’ and I never would. I Respect Women.
Sad that the media created negativity for a young artist new to the game that is working so hard to make it. Never mentioned any names.
I speak truth. I'm a very Real dude and everything I say I mean…But never called anyone specific a whore and said any names. You all did."
Nice try, Rob! Meanwhile, Rita Ora has explained the reason they broke up. See it after the cut...

Abacha loot:Switzerland has returned $700m to Nigeria- Swiss envoy

Nearly 15 years after the death of General Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s former military ruler, the Swiss Government has said that it has so far returned to Nigeria the sum of $700 million stolen by the late dictator and deposited in several Swiss banks.

The Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Hans-Rudolf Hodel, announced the figure at a media briefing in Abuja on Tuesday.

Hodel also hinted that his country had begun proceedings in Geneva against one of Abacha’s sons -Abba, for allegedly sponsoring a criminal organization but did not give further details.

See Genevieve Nnaji as a 2year old

I got the photo from her Instagram page. She uploaded it there with the caption - back in 1981

Gabriel Aubry suicidal over Halle Berry?

From The National Enquirer
Halle Berry’s former beau Gabriel Aubry is so desperate to win her back that friends fear he’ll kill himself if he’s frozen out of her life forever – and leave a suicide note blaming her for everything.
Gabriel’s heartbreak is the shocking reason behind a vicious, bloody Thanksgiving Day brawl between the spurned male model and Halle’s fiance Olivier Martinez, say sources. “Gabriel’s crying all day and saying he can’t go on without Halle,” a close family friend told The ENQUIRER. “We’re really worried he’s going to do something drastic.”

The Lagos Christmas Shop Opens!

The most wonderful time of the year, Christmas, is here again and we are pleased to announce the opening of The Lagos Christmas Shop at the Silverbird Galleria, Lagos.

Since 2006, it has been The Christmas shop’s custom in Abuja to provide an amazing one stop Christmas shop to help our discerning customers create an idyllic Christmas atmosphere in their homes and offices.

The shop has now decided to share the experience of the last six years, for the first time in Lagos.


Eti Osa-Lekki-Epe Expressway: Tolling to commence at TP2 Dec 16

Lekki Concession Company (LCC), has concluded plans to commence tolling at  the Conservation Plaza (TP2), the second toll plaza situated along the Eti-Osa Lekki-Epe Expressway between Chevron HG and Oluwa Nisola House, with effect from 12am on Sunday 16, December 2012.

Toll tariffs at the Conservation Plaza will be the same as the Admiralty Circle Plaza
Okada - N50.
Authorised commercial danfo buses - N80
Salon cars and tricycles - N120
SUVs, minibuses, pickup trucks - N150
Light trucks - 250, heavy trucks - 350

If you'd like to cuss anybody out for this toll, then please call - 0800 22 555 22.

Mikel Obi signs new five-year deal with Chelsea

John Mike Obi has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, tying him to the club until 2017.

Wankathon: Masturbation contest held in China

It was actually held to celebrate safe sex on World AIDS day on December 1st, nevertheless, it's disgusting! Ewwww! lol. 

The organizers said the contest was to celebrate HIV risk-free sexual freedom and and it was sponsored by sex toy manufacturer, Aihuirun.

10 male participants wore masks to hide their identities and hid their genitals with buckets where they would eventually ejaculate into. If you can comfortably masturbate in front of nine other guys then...search yourself! :-)

New Video: Asa - The Way I Feel

Innovative Global Heineken® Bottle Berths in Nigeria

Whatever Heineken® engages on it does with innovation and style in line with its premium quality and packaging. To this end, the world’s leading international premium beer has just unveiled its new global bottle in Nigeria. The brand, which constantly looks for opportunities to set new world standards to provide its consumers with utmost quality, did not disappoint as it held a spectacular World Premiere of the bottle at the Federal Palace Hotel and Casino in Lagos which attracted high net worth personalities.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

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