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Saturday, 15 February 2014

MediaTakeOut clowns Kim K over photo with Basketmouth

Basketmouth shared the photo above a few days ago on instagram and it was wildly misinterpreted. The pic shows Basketmouth giving the reality star a 'talk to the hand' gesture as she tries to get his attention. Some people who didn't understand how that can happen felt it was Photoshopped. MTO carried the pic today and wrote that Kim K was shunned by Basketmouth when she came to Nigeria. See what they wrote below...
 LMAOOOO! Kim Kardashian thought she was hot shit..but some Nigerian dude curved the heck outta her!!! (Embarrassing)
A few months back, Kim was in Nigeria for an event. She tried to shake hands with a popular Nigerian comedian named Basketmouth . . and dude swerved!!!
I was at the event and here's what happened. It happened a year ago at Darey's Love Like a Movie concert. Basket was the host at the pre-event gala and during his set, he jokingly told Kim he wanted a pic with her that would make him look cool. He said something like 'You try to talk to me and I'd act like you're not one of the most sought after women in the world, like I'm too busy to talk to you." A smiling Kim graciously obliged him and so they took the pics while everyone laughed. It was all fun and jokes.

Nigeria's youngest movie maker Chinneylove releases second movie, Maduka Daughters

25 year old movie producer Chinneylove Eze is undoubtedly one of the youngest movie producers in  Nollywood. She made her debut with the star studded and award winning movie, The Cartel. She just released her latest work 'Maduka Daughters' and promises that this one will keep you glued. You can watch it now on IrokoTV,  Its is already on CDs and its selling so fast. See more pics after the cut...

Photo: Check out Mrs Babangida's Val gifts

I promise this is the last val post...lol. Rahama Babangida got a Chanel bag and diamond watch from her boo, Mohammed Babangida for valentine. See her val message to him after the cut...

Kickstart your career at the Dreams Workshop

Recording artist Blink, alongside the team at The Gidi Culture Festival urged secondary school students at the Apostolic Grammar School Lagos to remain in education in their recent school visit which marked the school’s 50th year anniversary.

The school visit is part of  the ‘Dreams Project’ initiative by Eclipse Live which aims to encourage students to gain a solid education before venturing out into other fields as well as promote jobs within the entertainment industry. The school visit encourages students to gain the basic skills of education; reading & writing, whilst encouraging them to take charge of their careers by applying for internship positions. Continue...

Kanye shares details about his sex life with Kim on remix of ‘Drunk In Love’

Kanye West gets too open about his sex life with Kim Kardashian in the remix of Beyonce's hit song "Drunk In Love" which was released today. See the lyrics below...
You will never need another lover
Woo! Cause you a milf and I’m a motherfucker
Told you give the drummer some, now the drummer cummin’
I’m pa rum pa pum pumin’ all on your stomach
Yeah, tonight I see some super freaky hoes
That could go from bein’ strippers to a super C.E.O
I don’t know the way you do it, but you do it to me though
And you always told your girlfriends you need you a TV show
Now you got your own money, you don’t need nobody else
But far as hell with all that ass, I think you gon’ need some help
See the rest after the cut....

Ese Walter weds CoolFM OAP, Benny Ark

Ese Walter, the lady who exposed her love affair with married COZA pastor, Abiodun Fatoyinbo, is married. She married Cool FM Abuja OAP and Inspirational Speaker Benny Ark today February 15th in Abuja. Congrats to them. Pics of Benny after the cut...

New Video: Papi - Whine Am

Yima Ayu, better known by his stage name Papi, is a Rapper, singer/songwriter, record producer and audio engineer from Benue. He just released a single titled "Whine Am" Produced by Papi. Enjoy..

Dear LIB readers: Why are women not faithful? My girl is so cheap

From a male LIB reader
But why are women like that? Why are women not faithful? Why? My girl friend is too cheap. To test her I opened another account on Facebook using my native names. I sent her request and we started chatting for some days without letting her know I was the one. I decided to test her faithfulness in the relationship the day before valentine (13th), I requested for her number, she asked 'for what', I told her I don't have a girl friend and I wanted her to be my val on the 14th. Without hesitation she sent the number. I asked for her address she sent her real address. I asked when and where we can meet, she said we could meet at a hotel close to her house. I asked if she was in a relationship, she said no.
Anyway we agreed to meet at the hotel. She knows my schedule that I would not be at home celebrating valentine with her. I told my friend to call her to come to the hotel which she did and my friend told me she was willing to sleep with him. Please friends what do you advise me to do? This is a girl I was considering marrying some day...

Hot new couple alert - Uti Nwachukwu and Saeon

I try not to say two people are dating if they are not because it's kinda annoying if you're being linked with someone you barely know but there's something definitely going on between singer Seun Oni aka Saeon and actor/BBA winner Uti Nwachukwu. They have been quietly seeing each other for a few months now...they definitely don't want people knowing about it but...we have a job to do. Lol.
"It's still in the early stages. They don't want to give it an official name but there's love and it's serious as of now. They've been on it for a while, but Saeon doesn't like her personal life out in public. " A source close to the couple said
Uti and Seun met through mutual friends in 2012 and became fast friends. Uti even featured in her first video Lies featuring Flowssick. They became serious late last year. Seun has even written a song for Uti called Bust My Brain which will be released soon. She also wrote the sensual song Awada - ereke, which was released last month, for her boo. They look great together. 

Beyonce's half-brother living on food stamps

Beyonce has a 4-year-old half brother (pictured extreme right) who she has never met. She doesn't even acknowledge him. Beyonce's dad had a baby with another woman, Alexsandra Wright, while still married to Beyonce's mum so there's a lot of bad blood there. Apart from dropping him as her manager, Beyonce also put him off her payroll.

Alexandra tells TMZ that Mathew Knowles owes her $32k in back child support and because he's not giving her any money, she's destitute and has to use food stamps to survive. She and her son Nixon make ends meet with $300 from her state issued EBT card which she showed TMZ as evidence.

You can see that after the cut. But let me ask, if you were Beyonce, would you not try to help your half brother? I don't blame Beyonce at all, I understand her reservations with all 'dem baby mama drama but that's your blood, would you not try to help or at least acknowledge him? And he's so cute..

MTN #YelloVal celebrity tweet guest series upped val excitements via Twitter engagement

The best place you can get to know and meet your favourite Nigerian artistes these days, is on twitter – specifically on MTN twitter handle. With over 255,000 followers and still counting, celebrities like Davido, Iyanya, KCee, Tiwa Savage, Harrysong, D’Prince, Praiz, Banky W., DJ Jimmy Jatt and lately Sound Sultan have engaged fans on the platform. In this Valentine season, most of the fans wanted to know their favourite artiste’s love status. Continue...

Beauty of the day: LIB reader - Fase Oluwafunmilayo

If you read comments on LIB then you should be familiar with the name Fase Oluwafunmilayo. She is a trained beautician and cosmetologist and also obtained an OND in Business Administration from Lagos state Polytechnic. See more photos of Fase after the cut....

Photo of the day: A pool in Lagos on Valentine's Day

Lagos boys and girls playing love in swimming pool in a certain hotel in Lagos on Valentine's Day yesterday February 14th. Oh dear! Lol.

DJ Cuppy Presents...Cuppy Love Package

Cuppy, the UK based celeb DJ & music producer is back at it again, this time mixing mushy-gushy tunes this Valentine’s season for us to fall in love with. This new mix titled ‘Cuppy Love’ is a demonstration of her Neo-Afrobeats genre of music where she blends Afrobeats with Western House.

Photos: Son of Chief Judge of Lagos State marries his babymama

Feyi Phillips, the second son of Lagos State Chief Judge Justice Ayotunde Phillips, married his baby mama, Pamela Okwesah, in an elaborate traditional wedding that held yesterday Feb. 14th in Lagos. See some photos from the wedding after the cut...

Guess who?

Clue - He's a two-term former governor of a state in Nigeria

New Music: Emma Nyra ft Davido - Elele

Made Men Music Group First Lady Emma Nyra teams up with Davido to bring you this tune 'Elele'

Juno actress Ellen Page comes out as a lesbian

Yesterday February 14th, at a Human Rights Campaign conference in Las Vegas for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender, LGBT, youths, 27 year old Hollywood actress and Oscar nominee Ellen Page came out as a lesbian.
“I’m here today because I am gay. And because maybe I can make a difference. To help others have an easier and more hopeful time. Regardless, for me, I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility. If we took just 5 minutes to recognize each other’s beauty, instead of attacking each other for our differences. That’s not hard. It’s really an easier and better way to live. And ultimately, it saves lives. Then again, it’s not easy at all. It can be the hardest thing, because loving other people starts with loving ourselves and accepting ourselves. I know many of you have struggled with this. I draw upon your strength and your support, and have, in ways you will never know.” Ellen said

Singer Muma Gee pregnant with first child

Gift Uwame popularly known as Muma Gee is expecting her first child with husband, Prince Eke. The Port Harcourt based singer confirmed the good news to Saturday Punch.
"Is there anything wrong with fulfilling the essence of my womanhood? It is a special feeling, I must tell you,” Muma Gee said
Muma and Prince Eke got married in December 2011. Big congrats to them.

Nationwide auditions begin for Miss Curvy 2014

All is now set for the maiden edition of Miss Curvy 2014, courtesy of Thick African Fab, a modeling, fashion and entertainment company that desires to mould thick curves into A-list personalities.

The organizers of the beauty pageant billed to hold in the last week of May 2014, are already planning and mobilizing for its nationwide auditions, which kick starts in the months of March and April, respectively. Continue...


Toolz & boyfriend, Joseph & Adaeze Yobo show off Val gifts they got each other

Toolz got shoes and beautiful flowers and her boo, Capt Demuren. He got a pair of louboutin shoes from her. See what Adaeze got from her husband Joseph Yobo and what he got from her after the cut.

Simon Cowell Is a dad! Lauren Silverman gives birth to a baby boy

Simon Cowell has become a dad for the first time at age 54. His girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to a baby boy at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC yesterday February 14th. The baby boy came into the world at 5:45 p.m and weighed 6 pounds and 7 ounces. Simon was by Lauren's side for the birth of their son. Simon announced that the boy has been named Eric after his late dad. Congrats to them.

Happy birthday to Bonario Nnags. We finally see what he looks like

Yay! We finally get to see what popular LIB reader and commenter Bonario Nnags looks like. He's a year older today February 14th and we of course have to celebrate him on LIB. Happy birthday to you Mr Nnags. May all your dreams come true and may God always be with you.

Bonario celebrated his birthday and Valentine with the kids of SOS children's village in Abuja yesterday. He went there in company of members of Motivation International, an NGO which he's among its directors. See pics from the SOS visit after the cut...

Emedith Consulting: Offering 21st century soft skills to bring out your shine

Emedith Consulting is Nigeria’s foremost-bespoke personal development and motivational company dedicated to teens, students, and adults. Our personal development/motivational sessions are designed to help teens, students, and young adults apply social and emotional intelligence, and begin understanding and utilizing personal development and life skills. Continue...

Friday, 14 February 2014

Beyonce dazzles in short skirt & crop top at sister's NY fashion week afterparty

The superstar singer showed off her incredible figure and midriff in a glittering mini-skirt, matching crop top, pale pink heels and white fur coat to her sister Solange Knowles New York Fashion Week after party yesterday night. See more photos after the cut...

2face, others panic on aborted Aero flight as plane door is found open after 30mins flight

Found this news on The Nation. The story teller can tell stories sha. I almost can see him flipping his weave after telling his story. Lol. See the report and his account of events below..
There was panic aboard Aero Contractors Flight Aj2002 from Lagos to Douala today Friday February 14th when passengers, including 2Face Idibia discovered that one of the doors was open 30 minutes after take-off.
An angry passenger who does not want his name mentioned told The Nation that passengers had finished taking  their refreshment onboard the small aircraft when a signal came that a door was not locked and they should return to Lagos.
“Remember that small plane you guys used that day to Douala, Aero? Hmm! We left Lagos with it and like 30 minutes later on air, after all the refreshments. I had finished eating and then announcement came in that there’s a signal that the door is open somewhere. That it is required we return to Lagos. Returning to Lagos was hell. Plane flew so low and that’s how we managed back.

N9billion contract scam: Court acquits Dimeji Bankole

Former Speaker of the House of Reps, Dimeji Bankole, accused by the EFCC of masterminding a N9bn contract fraud was acquitted by a Federal High Court in Abuja today Friday Feb. 14th. Wow!

Punch reports
An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday discharged and acquitted Dimeji Bankole, after finding that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was not able to prove a 16-count criminal charge, bordering on a N9billion contract scam, filed against him.
Justice Evoh Chukwu, in a ruling on a no-case-submission filed by Bankole after the prosecution had called its witnesses against him in the trial, held that there was no evidence linking the former Speaker to the alleged offenses.

BBA winner Dillish Mathew's boyfriend confirms their break up

For weeks now there have been speculations that BBA 2013 winner Dillish Mathews and her boyfriend Stephen Gaeseb have broken up. Dillish even went as far as deleting all his pictures from her instagram page. Stephen did same too. There were reports that the longtime lovers broke up because Stephen was expecting a child with another woman.

Well, after much speculation, Stephen has finally reacted to the reports. In an interview with a Namibian Sun yesterday, he confirmed that he'd split from Dillish but denied he's expecting a baby with another woman. He admitted exchanging flirtatious text messages with a Nigerian woman but says he didn't cheat. He confirmed they split in December 2013.

He defended Dillish by saying people who claimed she was gold digger, who became rich & dumped him, were wrong about her.
"It wasn't about money. It's just that we both agreed we were better apart. Dillish isn't just physically beautiful, she's amazing and I respect her" He told the paper

Closeup Cupid Games Masked Valentine Ball

Finally, the cupid game players get to meet and mingle. The Cupid Masked Ball is happening tomorrow Saturday February 15th at Eko Hotel and Suites. Invitations have started going out and people from all over Nigeria are coming to Lagos for the event. Did you play the game? Have you gotten your invite? Five couples who attend the Masked Ball will win the grand prize of a trip to Magnetic Island, Australia. It's on!!

Pics: Kendall Jenner bares her boobs at Marc Jacobs fashion show

Kim K's little sister 18 year old Kendall Jenner looked very high fashion in her major runway debut yesterday February 13th at the New York Fashion Week. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians teen star showed off her nipples when modeling clothes for Marc Jacobs. Too much for an 18 year old?

Some people thought so and criticized Kendal for exposing her boobs forcing her older sister Khloe Kardashian to defend her. Khloe took to twitter to shut people up. See her tweets after the cut...

Photos: Tonto Dikeh shows off diamond watch and other Val gifts

The actress posted this diamond watch on her instagram page this afternoon and wrote 'Oo wow!' She didn't particularly say it was a val gift but we are assuming it is cos today's val and she's dating a guy who deals in diamonds Malivelihood boss, Michael Awujola, aka gold king.

I ask again, wetin you collect for this Valentine? Agbalumo and what else? Lol. #kidding... Continue to see other gifts she posted on her page...

Obagoal & babymama send Val shoutout to each other on instagram

 See Obafemi Martins' val message after the cut...

Gumsu Abacha Fadil gets diamond ring from husband as Val gift

Gumsu Abacha, one of the daughters of late Sani Abacha got this black diamond encrusted ring today as her Valentine gift from her billionaire Cameroonian hubby, Bayero Fadil. The couple are currently holidaying in Sandton, South Africa.

People dey collect car, house, diamond ring on Val's day. Wetin you collect? Yes, you! Lol...

Photos: Kelly Rowland and fiance spend Valentine in Lagos

Kelly Rowland and her fiance/manager Tim Witherspoon (pictured behind her) arrived Lagos yesterday evening for Dare art Alade's Love Like A Movie concert which will take place tomorrow. Continue to see more photos...

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