Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 05/12/2013 - 05/19/2013

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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Chinedu Ikedieze loses dad

The actor made the announcement on his BB a few minutes ago. He said his dad died this evening. Will bring details later. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

Beyonce responds to the rumours on Instagram

There have been rumours that Beyonce is expecting a second baby, plus her uncle did an interview yesterday saying all sorts about her and her marriage...so maybe this is a response to all the talk.

She posted the message above on her Instagram page yesterday but deleted it shortly after it went up. Low life though? Beyonce is really vexing!

Femi Kuti shares photo of his daughter

That's Bisayo Kuti with the Afrobeat king at home. He shared the photo on his Twitter page. Cute girl

How Amstel Malta, 2face challenged us: UNIPORT Students

Students of University of Port-Harcourt have commended Amstel Malta, the leading premium low sugar malt drink in the country, for providing the platform that has succeeded in bringing the best out of them. The students made the commendation at the campus connect tour of Nigeria’s mega star, Tuface and Friends who are currently touring some campuses in the country. 

Thousands of students stormed the school’s gymnasium to be part of the historic event. It was the first time the institution would play host to such an ensemble of all-star music artistes in a single event. 

Televangelist Pat Robertson says all men have a tendency to cheat

83 year old televangelist and media mogul Pat Robertson says that all men have a tendency to cheat and it's a wife’s duty is to keep her man faithful, by focusing on the positive and making sure the home is so enticing he doesn’t want to stray. Robertson said this while responding to a question from a viewer who wrote:
“I’ve been trying to forgive my husband for cheating on me. We have gone to counseling, but I just can’t seem to forgive, nor can I trust. How do you let go of the anger? How do you trust again?"
Below is Pat Robertson's reply...
“Here’s the secret. Stop talking the cheating. He cheated on you, well, he’s a man. You need to focus on the reasons you married him. Does he provide a home for you to live in? Does he provide food for you to eat? Does he provide clothes for you to wear? Is he nice to the children… Is he handsome?”
What? So if he does all this then it's OK for him to cheat? See what else he said after the cut...

Another lovely way to wear Ankara

If you don't like it too sexy like Emma Nyra and co...then you can do it the Rukky Sanda way...all covered up but still sexy!

Ancient tree falls in Imo State, kills over 50 people

An ancient tree (believed by some to be a tree of the gods) fell on Thursday May 16th, killing over 50 people at Umudagu Mbieri, Mbaitoli in Imo State. The Osisi Ukwu Uko, which has been in existence for over 200 years, fell during heavy rainstorm around 8pm Thursday night, collapsing on buildings, people selling their wares and customers buying good in a market under the tree. Those who didn't die lost body parts and are being treated at the hospital.

People in the community had for many years called for the removal of the tree over safety concerns but the community elders refused to chop the tree down arguing that it was an  ancestral landmark.

Some people in the village are speculating that the gods occupying the tree were angry with the villages over something and decided to strike. Urm, OK! See more photos after the cut...

Rihanna shows her ass on Instagram (Photos)

Another day, another Rihanna body part on display...

Hottie of the day: Augustine Nwaokoro

Augustine is a model and a graduate of University of Port Harcourt currently serving in Lagos. Cute!

Ibinabo Fiberesima sets up foundation for families of accident victims

The actress and Actors Guild of Nigeria president was involved in a car accident in 2006 which led to the death of a medical doctor. She hit his car along the Lekki/Epe Expressway in Lagos. She was sentenced to five years imprisonment for manslaughter in 2009 but only spent a few months there. She came out of prison a completely changed woman, bidding farewell to alcohol, cigarettes and partying. The single mother of three who is now a born again Christian is setting up a foundation to cater for the welfare of families of accident victims. Ibinabo explains:
“I do have a foundation which I’m setting up. In 2006, I had an accident and a medical doctor, Mr. Suraj Giwa died in the process. A lot of things went wrong, I was sent to jail because of the accident.
It is quite painful, it’s taking me this long because I needed to find myself again. The foundation is going to be for the families of accident victims. I’m going to get people to talk to them and to heal their wounds. What I went through, I was healed by the grace of God.”

Photo of the day

Now tell me if you've seen anything more beautiful. That's Emma giving her twin sister Ella a kiss on the forehead. The lovely twin girls Ella Ifeoma and Emma Ifunanya were born May 7th by a LIB reader who wanted to share the photos with you all. Another photo after the cut...

Video: Army warns of Boko Haram using fake military uniforms

The Nigerian Army has alerted the public on the use of military camouflage by members of the Boko Haram sect to perpetrate violence and create an impression that the military is responsible, claiming that was the tactic used in the Baga and Bama massacre. They said most of the terrors unleashed on civilians which are blamed on the military are perpetrated by the insurgents. (Channels TV)

Beyonce's 'uncle' claims she was never attracted to Jay Z

A man claiming to be Beyonce's uncle who calls himself 'Larry Beyince' did an interview with  Celebuzz and said things that are...well see if you believe any of it. Read below...
On Beyonce Before Becoming Mrs. Jay-Z:
“He was after her and she wasn’t. She told me she wasn’t too particularly fond of him.
“I would see him with her and pictures of them, I heard rumors they were together and she told me ‘no.’ You know how women get that look like ‘eww.’ I guess she wasn’t attracted to him.
“But as long as he treats her well and makes her happy, that’s all I ever wanted. He’s okay with me.”
On Beyonce Getting Married:
“I was surprised she married him. I think she got tired of being alone. When you have as much money as she does she has to be careful about people wanting her for her money. And apparently he had as much as she had.
“I don’t think the family cared. Just that whatever he’s doing he’s making money [and] made it okay.”

See Toke Makinwa & Rita Dominic's outfit to Butter Scotch Evenings

The event took place last night at Eko Hotel and featured US singer Johnny Gill and comedian Bill Bellamy. Which outfit do you prefer?

Aesthetics Cosmetics presents the Pamper Me Pretty spa beauty event in Nigeria and Ghana this June

This summer 2013, on June 1st, Aesthetics Cosmetics returns to Lagos Nigeria, to the renowned and internationally recognized Oriental Hotel in Victoria Island, for a second Pamper Me Pretty -The Ultimate Spa Beauty and Wellness Event.  

This time around, the event is being introduced using the latest in mobile and web events technology, Kojami, for attendees to interact with the event Before, During and After the event in real-time and even via mobile phones. “I want nothing but the best for our brand.  This is why I am bringing our best products and staff, using the best in mobile and web technology for our customers and attendees to experience photos, tickets and conversations, and having this event in one of the best venues in my opinion, The Oriental Hotel Victoria Island” says Gbemisola Ogunyomi, CEO of Aesthetics Cosmetics.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Lagos residents spend N1b monthly for merriment & entertainment

You know what they say, aint no party like a Lagos party. And we are really spending the dough, to the tune of N1billion every month, according to the Lagos State government.

Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Ademorin Kuye said made this known yesterday. He said: 
“Over N1billion is spent monthly in Lagos state on entertainment and parties, we have the records to confirm this and these people, how many of them pay tax? The money goes into drinks, wine, food, aso-ebi and all of that and when they spend all of this money; they do not want to pay anything to the government”
"This justified the reason why local Governments demand that anyone organising events in the state must pay the Merriment Tax.”
 “There is merriment tax in that constitution, its part of the rate Local Governments can collect. We have not fully utilised the benefit of the entertainment industry in this state”.
So basically, the state government is considering the introduction of merriment/party tax? How is that even going to work? Please share your thoughts on this...

Uche Ogbodo responds to Afrocandy's offer to star in her porn flick

Below is the statement she sent out this evening..
I, Uche Ogbodo, emphatically state that I am an actress and not a porn star. The fact that I was just experimenting and having fun with the 'Lady Gaga' red hair photo shoot is not an excuse for the likes of AfroCandy to insult me.
If I ever decide to strip in a movie, trust me, it'd be worth it like Halle Berry did in Monster's Ball and Swordfish. Right now I am in talks with a reputable artiste management outfit to represent me and re-invent myself.
Uche Ogbodo.

Tweet of the day: from Dencia

So women can't be trusted at all? Lol. Some can, Ms Dencia, some can!

Heavily pregnant Kim K squeezes her swollen feet into high heels

The 7-months pregnant reality star who has refused to stop wearing high heels was photographed yesterday with swollen feet and ankles. Looks painful. Meanwhile, why do women's feet swell during pregnancy?

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde attends Maxim Hot 100 party in Hollywood

The Maxim Hot 100 Party held at Create on Wednesday May 15 in Hollywood, California and our very own Omotola was there representing. You can go HERE to see the other Hollywood celebs who attended the event...

Photos: Toolz trying out her 'Samurai' skills...:-)

Y'all better be careful around her...Lol. Cute!

Vast of Bracket recovering well and looking great (New photos)

The singer who was diagnosed with Lymphoma a few months back (if you missed it, read it HERE) is recovering very well and looking great. That's him above with his doctors yesterday after his check up. He'll return to Nigeria next month once he's done with his treatment. Another photo after the cut...

Sweet Sensation excites customers with Jamaican Jerk chicken & rice combo

Sweet Sensation Confectionery, the most innovative Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) brand in Nigeria has announced the introduction of its newest product, Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Rice Combo fondly called JJC as part of a deliberate strategy to offer its teeming customers a taste of the Caribbean’s. Please continue...

Genevieve Nnaji's birthday photos

The actress was a year older on May 3rd. She shared photos from her small and private birthday party which held in London, on her Instagram page today. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: US singer Johnny Gill and comedian Bill Bellamy in Lagos

US singer Johnny Gill, comedian Bill Bellamy, Burlesque beauty Immodesty Blaize and celebrity chef Aldo Zilli arrived Lagos yesterday for the Butterscotch Evenings happening tonight at Eko Hotel. That's Johnny Gill above. See the rest after the cut...

AfroCandy wants Uche Ogbodo, Cossy & Anita Joseph to star in her new porn movie

Lol, Afrocandy, you no fit! She wants Cossy Orjiakor, Anita Joseph and Uche Ogbodo to appear in her next soft porn flick...and promises it will happen. Erm, don't hold your breath. It's highly unlikely. Uche Ogbodo did say she can act nude but acting nude is different from perfecting a sex act. Plus I doubt she can afford them. But let's keep out fingers crossed.

The 41 year old mother of two recently released a soft porn movie called 'Destructive Instinct 3 & 4'

14yr old girl killed & set on fire by boyfriend because he thought she was pregnant

Shaniesha Forbes, 14, (pictured above) was killed by her 20 year old boyfriend who then burnt her body and dumped her remains on a beach just because he thought she was pregnant.
Below is how New York Post is reporting it:
The family of the 14-year-old Brooklyn girl who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend and dumped on a beach blasted him this morning for cowardly slaying her after he thought she was pregnant.
Police had arrested Christian Ferdinand, 20, in Maine on Tuesday, where he had fled after he allegedly suffocated Shaniesha Forbes, 14, and burnt her body before dumping the remains at Gerritsen Beach.

LIB reader shows off hot bikini body

It's not just celebrities that have hot bikini bods...LIBers do too. :-). This is Chinelo Ozojie, a UNN graduate of biochemistry and an M.Sc student of Clinical at University of Calabar. Nice bod, huh?

Meanwhile, other LIB readers are free to send me their hot bikini bodies o, as long as you don't send me a mail later asking me to take it down. And please do not send other people's bikini photos, make sure it's your own photo. I'm sure male LIB readers will be looking forward to this. Lol

Karen Igho shares more bikini photos

Well, it's not full bikini, it's a bikini top and hot pants. Still hot!

TECNO launches new P3 smartphone in partnership with etisalat in Nigeria

One of the fastest growing mobile phone brand in Africa, TECNO has partnered with Qualcomm Incorporated, a global leader in next-generation mobile technologies and etisalat, Nigeria’s most innovative network provider, to launch the latest addition to the TECNO smartphone family, the TECNO P3 in the Nigerian market.

The launch which took place today at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, was attended by a cross section of the Nigerian media and the crème de la crème of the Nigerian showbiz industry. At the launch event, etisalat unveiled a twelve-month special promotion for its subscribers offering 100MB free data bundle on purchase of a TECNO P3 smartphone.

"Jarron Collin's T-shirt: Inappropriate or funny?

Jarron's twin brother Jason Collins (left) recently became the first active basketball player to come out as gay. Jarron (right) also a basketball player, was photographed leaving the “Jimmy Kimmel Live Show” in L.A with his twin brother wearing that T.Shirt...letting the ladies know his preference. You know they are identical so he doesn't want to be mistaken for the gay one. Lol

I personally find it funny because he obviously loves his brother and supports his lifestyle but there are those who feel the T-shirt was inappropriate. They feel like if he's truly proud of his brother, he shouldn't try to distance himself from his homosexuality. What do you think?

TV Gal Dolapo Oni leaves Studio 53, joins Ebony Life TV

After three solid years as co-host of M-Net’s entertainment show ‘53 Extra’, Dolapo Oni has left the show. She has signed up with Mo Abudu’s famed talk show ‘Moments With Mo’, which has found a new home as the flagship show at Africa’s first global TV network: Ebony Life TV.

Dolapo saw Ebony Life as a fantastic opportunity that couldn't be missed. On moving to this exciting new channel, Dolapo says: “I’m looking forward to being part of history-in –the-making with Ebony Life TV. It’s an amazing team and the perfect new venture for me”. 

Moments With Mo will be a daily talk show, due to launch in Africa this July, before rolling on to Sky TV in the UK and DISH in the US. http://marcydolapooni.com

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