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Saturday, 13 July 2013

WTH? Rapper Big Sean 'fingers' model during photo shoot for mag

This has got to be the freakiest magazine photo I've ever seen. No, not this ones o, it's after the cut. It shows US rapper Big Sean posing with a naked model with his fingers in her privates. It's a photo shoot for Flaunt magazine. So inappropriate for a magazine...lol. Check on it after the cut...

Wole Soyinka, an embarrassment - Patience Jonathan

Lol, she's one to talk, with all due respect. Hehe. Culled from Punch
Wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, on Friday took on the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for attributing the crisis in the Rivers House of Assembly to her.
In a statement by her spokesman, Ayo Osinlu, the President’s wife said Soyinka betrayed the moral duty that expected him, as a respected member of the society, to carefully consider all shades of issues that informed his opinions on any matter.
Mrs. Jonathan said Soyinka had become an embarrassment to his admirers with his diatribe against her.

2 contestants leave the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant

22 year old Ujunwa Amanda Onwudilo representing Ebonyi State and 23 year old Ifunanya Nledo representing Gombe State have left the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant. According to a statement by the pageant organizers, Miss Ebonyi left for personal reasons while Miss Gombe was asked to leave for failing to meet with the stipulated requirements by the organisers, Silverbird.

This means only 32 contestants will be vying for the crown hosted by the Bayelsa State Government on Saturday July 20, 2013. Live event begins at 7.00pm.

Malala Yousafzai inspirational speech at the UN yesterday

Malala is the 16 year old Pakistani school girl and education activist who was shot in the head and neck in an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen while returning home on a school bus on 9 October 2012. She marked her 16th birthday by addressing the United Nations at its headquarters yesterday Friday July 12th. Read her inspiration speech below and watch the video after the cut..
Thank you to every person who has prayed for my fast recovery and a new life. I cannot believe how much love people have shown me. I have received thousands of good wish cards and gifts from all over the world. Thank you to all of them. Thank you to the children whose innocent words encouraged me. Thank you to my elders whose prayers strengthened me.
Dear brothers and sisters, do remember one thing. Malala day is not my day. Today is the day of every woman, every boy and every girl who have raised their voice for their rights. I speak - not for myself, but for all girls and boys.
Dear friends, on October 9, 2012, the Taliban shot me on the left side of my forehead. They shot my friends too. They thought that the bullets would silence us. But they failed. And then, out of that silence came, thousands of voices.

LIB Exclusive: Seun Kuti expecting baby with girlfriend, Yetunde Ademiluyi

30 year old Seun Kuti, the son of late legendary Afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, will soon become a father and this is authoritative. Seun and his longtime girlfriend, who is also one of his dancers and back up singers, Yetunde Ademiluyi, are expecting a baby. Yetunde is already showing.

Yetunde (pictured above with Seun) is the grand daughter of prominent Lagos monarch Oba of Egbeda Land, Samseen Alade Balogun's second wife, Oloori Patricia. Yetunde has been part of Seun's band, Egypt 80, for over five years. See more photos of the couple after the cut...

Juliet Ibrahim makes peace with OJB and his team

The head of the fund raising committee for #SaveOJB, Nomoreloss and Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim made up recently following the controversial statements she made concerning the money being raised for OJB's treatment. The two were guests on the Rose Peter Graham's Show, and Juliet said what she wrote was misinterpreted. If you care to, you can watch the video after the cut...

Funny pic: Cossy Orjiakor chilling with her bestie and her husband

Lol. That guy must be feeling like a G! See Cossy and her boobs making him feel royal...:-)

Popular OAP Matse Uwatse weds

Nigerian Info On-Air-Personality Matse Uwatse wed her boo, Ekemelu Bertram Nnoli today, Saturday, July 13th in Lagos. Will bring official wedding photos later. Congrats to them.

Rihanna goes to the mall wearing only a swimsuit and sheer top

Rihanna opted to go trouser-free, wearing only a sheer long-sleeved top and a custom made swimsuit as she shopped in Monaco yesterday Friday July 12th. #Rockstarchic. See more photos after the cut...

Nigerian man jailed for marrying UK woman to escape deportation

According to a report by Daily Mail UK, a 29 year old Nigerian man named Jayeola Abiola has been jailed for one year for paying a UK woman, Vania Pinheiro-Fernandes, to be his wife.

The Hull University masters student met his portuguese bride for the first time at their dress rehearsal and he stumbled to pronounce her name, reports DM. Read the rest of the report below...
Vania Pinheiro-Fernandes bought her dress, tiara, wedding veil, and flowers from British Home Stores in Leeds for £245 with the groom watching, Hull Crown Court heard. She had bought the dress two hours before the ceremony and still had 60 miles to drive down the M62.
Leeds law student Ayodeji Abbis, 25, was paid £1,000 to act as the best man. He was one of six people who turned up for the ceremony.

Ozzybosco releases the hottest bang 'Tinini' video featuring Olamide

The most anticipated music video of the year from the six year old sensational star has finally dropped and is making waves globally. Infact all music lovers and fans are thrilled and having great fun. According to Youtube result, the video Tinini featuring Badoo got over 10,000 views on the internet within 24 hours of release. Continue...

Omotola at the Future Awards Nominees reception

Omotola was invited to present the nominations certificate to nominees of the class of 2013. The event had many celebrities and the US Consulate general, Jeffery .I. Hawkins and his wife as hosts.

Comedian Chris Rock set to divorce wife of 16 years?

Another Star magazine report...:-) Read it below...
From Star Magazine,
Chris Rock may be a comedian, but the current state of his 16-year marriage is no laughing matter – because the actor and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, have called it quits!
The shocking news surfaced in late June when Chris’ brother, Tony Rock, made light of the situation during a performance at the Hollywood Improve Comedy Club. “Tony poked fun at his brother’s divorce during one of his acts. An audience member tells Star. “He said, “I’m not supposed to tell y’all this, but Chris is getting a divorce. I’m so happy because now we can get p***y together. I didn’t like her anyway.”
Sources say Chris,48, grew tired of having to answer to 44-year-old Malaak. “There’s been many arguments behind closed doors,” spills the insider. “Malaak is very controlling and demanding.”

Photo of the day

P-Square's elder brother Jude Okoye shows off a lot of dollars as he contemplates buying a new ride.

Photos from the Future Awards nominees reception hosted by the US Consulate

The 2013 Future Awards nominees party held on Thursday July 11th at the U.S Consul General's residence. More photos when you continue...

Photo: Al Mustapha visits TB Joshua immediately after release

Al-Mustapha was released yesterday Friday July 12th after many years in prison, and his first port of call after his release was T.B Joshua's place.

T.B Joshua explains why Al-Mustapha visited him first:
I got to know him many years ago when a petition was addressed to General Bamaiyi who was the then Chairman of the NDLEA. As you know, several efforts had been made by my detractors to bring me and my ministry down. One of those efforts was that petition. I was arrested for investigation and it was later discovered that it was a tissue of lies. I spent nine days with them for investigation and they found the whole thing to be a fabrication. From there, I was taken to Aso Rock (City of Power) to see the president. It was there that I met Mustapha.

Friday, 12 July 2013

8-month old baby stabbed 90 times with scissors by his mother

Eight months old Xiao Bao was stabbed 90 times in the face with scissors by his mother for biting her while she was breastfeeding him. The incident that has left many people shocked happened in Xuzhou, in the eastern China Jiangsu province. After the attack, the mother disappeared leaving the infant in a pool of his blood in the yard of their home. Xiao was found by his uncle who rushed him to the hospital. The baby needed more than 100 stitches. The mother, who has since been arrested, is not known to be suffering any kind of mental illness.

Tobacco control campaign begins in Nigeria as Govt releases tobacco survey

More than 600,000 who die annually from tobacco related diseases are nonsmokers exposed to second-hand smoke.  The world’s leading preventable cause of death claiming the lives of 6 million people each year, tobacco is a slow, but more often than not, sure killer. Numbers do not lie. They aren’t pretty, but they represent the hard facts about the effects of tobacco worldwide. Most of tobacco’s damage to health does not become evident until years or even decades after the onset of use. Continue...

Who wore it better: Toni Tones vs Opeyemi Awoyemi

Who rocked the see-through black gown; photographer Toni Tones (L) or model Opeyemi Awoyemi?

New Video: Dr Sid - Love Mine

Official video for Dr Sid's single "Love Mine" off the album Siduction produced by Don Jazzy for Mavin Records. Shot on location in London and Directed by Mr. Moe Musa

Behind the scenes photos from Lynxxx's new video ft Banky W

The new song is called African Bad Girl and it features Banky W. It will drop this Sunday July 14th.  See more behind the scenes photos from the video shoot after the cut...

Music legend Tina Turner set to re-marry at 73

73 year old music legend Tina Turner is planning to marry longtime partner Erwin Bach. According to The National Enquirer Tina Turner and Erwin Bach are set to wed at their Chateau on the shores of Lake Zurich on July 15. Guests have been asked to wear white.

Tina met Bach, 57, while he was an executive at her record label. They’ve been dating since 1986 and have lived in Switzerland since 1994.  Tina renounced her American citizenship earlier this year to become Swiss.

Tina was married to Ike Turner from 1962 to 1976.

Made Men Music artist Emma Nyra acquires 2010 Jeep Cherokee

The singer, who is under Iyanya and Ubi Franklin's Made Men Music group, just launched her 2010 Jeep Cherokee SUV. This is coming just a few days after her bosses launched their E350 Mercedes Benz 2012 model and an Infiniti QX56 2012 model. Congrats to her.

Meet your 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Contestants

The 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant will hold on the 20th of July in Bayelsa State. See other contestants after the cut...

Al-Mustapha discharged and acquitted by Lagos Court of Appeal

The former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, was today discharged and acquitted by the Court of Appeal in Lagos for the murder of Kudirat Abiola.

The judgment overturns that of the Lagos High Court which convicted and sentenced the retired Major in January 2012 and sentenced him to death by hanging. The Court of Appeal, in their ruling, said there was not enough evidence to incriminate Al-Mustapha in the murder of Late Mrs Abiola.

Chief  MKO Abiola's wife was shot dead on June 4, 1996, on what was alleged to be the orders of Al-Mustapha.

Remy Martin Pace Setters VIP party celebrates Tiwa Savage & Ibukun Shobowale

After a successful outing at the Road Runners debut edition of the Remy Martins Pace Setters party where Road Runners founder Ibukun Shobowale was celebrated, the fine Champagne Cognac topped its record by playing host to Tiwa Savage at The Place by Club Papas last Saturday.

The Remy Martin Pace Setters party celebration of both individuals is in line with the brand’s goal of celebrating Nigerian achievers across every walk of life. Tiwa Savage is currently one of the hottest female acts in Africa who just released her debut album ‘Once Upon a Time’ while Ibukun Shobowale is a co-founder of ‘Road Runners’ one of Lagos mainland’s fastest growing clubs.

Meet Dr Sid's lovely girlfriend, Simi Osomo

Mavin artist Dr Sid and fashion consultant Simi Osomo have been dating quietly for about a year. I heard that Dr Sid is very serious about her. One source said:
"Simi is Dr Sid's motivation, he's truly in love with her. His new song, Love Mine, is actually about her. I believe he's found The One"
Simi is the former assistant editor of Complete Fashion magazine & is currently the creative director of a fashion consultancy company. Cute couple!

Dear LIB readers: My fiance has had gay sex, does it mean he's gay?

From a female LIB reader
I am engaged to this guy who confessed to me just last week that he has had gay sex in the past. He actually confessed after someone else told me about it. He said he did it for money and not because he's gay. He said his former boss was into men and lured him to have sex with him and after a few romps, gave up on gay sex. He says he's 100% heterosexual but I can't get over the fact that he once let a man sleep with him. He said he was tempted by money but I don't believe any straight man would have gay sex for any reason. I don't know how to feel about this. These days whenever I see him talking to a guy, I start to imagine them having sex. A man who has had gay sex is gay, right?

Lanre Ojora's son, Shola, weds longtime girlfriend Kemi Abayomi

Shola Ojora, the first son of popular business woman and socialite Lanre Ojora, has finally tied the knot. Shola married his longtime girlfriend Kemi Abayomi in a traditional wedding that held on Saturday June 29th at the City Hall in Onikan, Lagos. Their white wedding will hold later in the year outside Nigeria

Shola is the Sales & Marketing Director at Primrose Development Company Ltd., a property development company while Kemi works with one of the leading accounting firms on the continent, KPMG where she is a top Auditor. She is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania. Congrats to them.

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) now in Lagos

Do you know any victim of sexual violence, who is in need of medical attention in Lagos, please refer the victim to:
"The Mirabel Centre",
Lagos State Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.
Tel: 0811 555 4877 or 0818 724 3468 or 01-295 7816.

Partnership for Justice is pleased to inform you that our sexual assault referral centre started providing services to victims of rape and sexual assault today.
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre was set up by an NGO called Partnership for Justice.

Lady Gaga steps out in just her bra

The singer was photographed out and about in New York wearing only a tiny black lacy bra paired with a short black skirt and black boots.

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