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Saturday, 21 June 2014

Ayo Fayose wins Ekiti Govenorship election?

According to a tweet by former minister Femi Fani Kayode, Ayo Fayose beat incumbent governor Kayode Fayemi in the 2014 Ekiti Governorship election which held today June 21st in the state.

After the cut, you will find a list by Sahara Reporters of votes collated at various polling centers but awaits final certification by INEC....

Single Premiere: Harmony - Chocolate (Produced by Popito)

Young, electrifying and talented Nigerian diva Harmony teams up with celebrated producer Popito known from his works with Solidstar and Timaya to deliver this excellent afro-pop ear candy titled "Chocolate". Listen and enjoy below...


20yr old Pakistani woman gang raped, killed and hanged from a tree

A 20 year old Pakistani lady identified as Muzammil Bibi was found strangled and hung on a tree after resisting rape attempts by three men. Police in Pakistan say the young lady was accosted by the men in a field at the densely populated Punjab province and when she tried to resist being raped, they beat her up, raped her, strangled her and afterwards hanged her on a tree, local media reports.

Speaking on the incident, Pakistani Senior Police Officer, Sadaqat Ali Chohan expressed shock, saying this was the first time such a thing would happen in Pakistan.
"This is the first time in my 22 years of service in the police that I have seen such a case where a girl was raped in this way and found hanging from a tree. We have heard of such cases in India but never in Pakistan. The girl's clothes were torn. We took her down and moved her to hospital. Her body had signs of resistance. We have arrested three individuals who have confessed o the crime" he said
Police said her parents spent all night looking for her and found her body hanging the next morning. Only last month, a similar case was recorded in India where two female cousins were gang raped and later hanged from a tree.

Scores killed in another Boko Haram attack in Borno state

Boko Haram members around 7am today June 21st attacked two villages, Koronginim and Ntsiha near Chibok in Borno state killing scores of people.

An eye-witness from one of the villages attacked, Koronginim, said the men were over 20, and came to their village in two vehicles painted in army colour and all carried sophisticated weapons. He said villagers didn't at first run for their lives when they saw the men because they believed they were soldiers, but then the men opened fire and started shooting people dead. 

Yeap, Nigeria has a SWAT team too :-)

Here is one of them at the Ekiti state Governorship Election today. A SWAT team is a group of highly trained police officers who deal with very dangerous criminals. SWAT is an acronym for Special Weapons And Tactics. Or maybe this our Nigeria SWAT means something else? Hehe..

Wizkid featured on UK's Daily Mail as he rolls with Chris Brown & co

Hanging out with famous Hollywood people has it's perks. Wizkid was today, once again, featured on UK's Daily Mail as he hung out with Chris Brown, Karrueche Tran and Chris' entourage at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills yesterday. ..

Wizkid will be in LA till after the BET awards and I hear he and Chris Brown are planning to shoot a music video for their song collaboration. When this happens, you heard it here first! If it never happens..you didn't hear it here o...:-). See more photos after the cut....

The Evolution Album: Abuja release party is today Saturday June 21

One of Africa’s freshest hit making music labels, Made Men Music Group, released the first official group album titled, ‘The Evolution’. 

After a successful Listening party in Lagos 28th of May. The same train moves to Abuja The Federal Capital Territory  "Club Cubana" Located at  Plot 130, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, FCT. The 21st June 2014, 10pm Prompt. Live performance from Iyanya, Emma Nyra, Tekno, Selebobo, Baci and friends. Free Album for all at the gate.

Photo: Groom ties the knot with groom wearing a train on his Tuxedo

Comedy! Wetin person no go see? Lol. A groom marrying another groom at a wedding in the US added a train to his white and aqua blue wedding tuxedo. To what? Show that he's the bottom in the relationship? The pic was posted to the Facebook page of one of the guests at the wedding.

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Ritualists invade Ebonyi state; Mother loses 2 children in one night

A shrine where ritual killings allegedly takes place has been discovered in the Ishiagu community in Ivo LGA of Ebonyi State. In the shrine, human parts sell for between N500,000 and N1million. Scary stuff! Read the full report from Saturday Sun below...
It was gathered that when the nefarious activities going on in the shrine were ex­posed, youths of the community went wild and destroyed the shrine as well as the prop­erty of the Chief priest and two suspected agents (names withheld by us) from Ngwog­wo community. Among the items recovered from the shrine is a picture of the Chief priest holding something that looks like a human hand as well as a register said to be containing the names of the people who had been killed by the evil men and those yet to be killed.

Hottie of the day: Joe Udeoji

Joe Udeoji is a Nigerian-born US-based commercial model who recently became the face of an athletic clothing line called Strive Harder. He is also into fitness and lives in LA. See more photos of him after the cut...

Dear LIB readers: Is it okay for a woman to invite her ex-lovers to her wedding?

Question from a male LIB reader...
A girl who was a bit promiscuous back in university days invited some of her ex-lovers to her wedding who I am aware of. She's doing good for herself in Chevron and her husband works in Mobil. I saw at least four guys she'd been with in the past at the wedding (including myself) and I wondered why she would do that.
I know I wouldn't want that, allow my fiancee's ex-lovers to attend my wedding but I see women think differently about matters like this. It will be nice to know what people think

Behind the scene pics: Seyi Shay ft Patoranking & Shaydee - Murda

JM Films releases some Behind-The-Scene pictures from Seyi Shay's trending new video Murda ft. Patoranking & Shaydee. The video was shot in Lagos, directed by Meji Alabi for JM Films. See more photos after the cut...

Pics: See the faces & names of some of the kidnapped Chibok girls

Here are the faces and names of some of the school girls kidnapped on April 14th in the Chibok community in Borno state by Boko Haram men. Photos released by ThisDay Newspaper.

UN Special Envoy for Global Education, and former UK Prime Minister, who was in Nigeria this week shares his experience. Find the article he wrote about the Chibok girls below..
"I was shown these pictures after visiting Nigeria this week. I met the leader of the community council in Chibok, the town from which the girls were abducted.
Slowly and with tears in his eyes, he flicked through a file in which he had recorded the names and photographs of the girls. Continue...

Pics: Meet Queen Dakoru, Miss Tourism Nigeria (South-South) 2014

22 year old Dakoru Williams who hails from Ido, in the Kalabari kingdom of Rivers state represented Rivers State at the Miss Tourism Nigeria 2014 and was crowned Miss Tourism South-South.

The 5 '10' model is currently a student of the University of Port-Harcourt studying Economics. See more photos of the beauty after the cut...

Brand new music from Blackoblaze - Olowo

Fast rising Afro-pop star Blackoblaze is releasing two new singles titled Olowo and Dancia, Blacko Blaze is currently signed to international Canadian-based entertainment company Microbell Media Group (MMG) and has so much props in the Canadian music industry.  

He has worked with great artist in the Nigerian music industry such as as legendary King Sunny Ade, Sir Shina Peters I.D Cabasa and a diverse range of artists around the world.
 
For Bookings and management contact dbranche13@gmail.com or 07064349589

'On-air-personalities, you have finally killed radio' - Etcetera writes

Hmmm, this Etcetera and some of his controversial topics. I can't shout! Lol. Now he's talking about some OAPs with fake accents who do nothing but glorify celebs & chase stardom. His article below
Radio is in a period where only the ‘blings’ and ‘blingers’ are getting all the attention. This must be the worst time to listen to radio in Nigeria. Consider some of the on-air-personalities, all they do is talk about what their favourite celebrities are wearing.
How easily manipulated and distracted can they be? A fake accent has never been more glorified than today.
With on-air-personalities chasing celebrity status themselves, radio listeners are never going to get any unbiased assessment of issues. Continue...

Wizkid shares another pic with Chris Brown

The two music stars who seem to have struck up a friendship after meeting and performing on stage together in December 2012 in Nigeria, pictured at a hotel in LA yesterday. Chris was there with his manager and Akon's younger brother, Bu Thiam. See another photo after the cut...

Show Your Support for Our Darling Super Eagles Today

Our boys are traning hard ahead of tonight’s game and your support is what they need now. Some of you tweeted and posted some comments during the Super Eagles game against Iran but that’s past. As we all look forward to this decisive game today, what advice do you guys have for coach Keshi ahead of tonight’s game? What do you guys think the score board will read after this game?...

Update on the felon whose mugshot caused a storm online

More details has emerged on the 30 year old felon whose mugshot won the hearts of thousands of women around the world after it was posted on Facebook. He is gorgeous but behind those ice-blue eyes is a much less attractive story of gangs, grand theft and forgery. UK Daily Mail reports below...
Jeremy Meeks' handsome photograph made social media swoon when the Stockton Police Department shared it on its Facebook page on Wednesday - sparking thousands of shares, 'likes', memes and very suggestive propositions.
But the married 30-year-old dad, who was arrested on five weapons charges and one gang charge when cops allegedly found a pistol in his trunk, has a much less desirable rap sheet, it has emerged.
For a decade, he has been in and out of courtrooms in California and Washington for crimes including resisting arrest, faking his identity and grand theft, for which he served two years. Continue...

Dear LIB readers; please answer this question...

Question from a LIB reader. Find it below...
Please help me sort out this problem. In a family where the husband earns N150,000 every month, and the wife earns N750,000 every month and they both work in the same company, and their kids are lacking parental care, love and discipline, who between them should resign and stay home to take care of the kids?

Friday, 20 June 2014

Meet UNIUYO's youngest graduating medical doctor. Graduates @21

 
21 year old Idongesit Eseneyen is the youngest graduating medical doctor and best graduating doctor in Pharmacology at the University of Uyo. Ido pictured above at her school's Sponsio Academica / Physician’s oath taking of the graduating medical students held on 13th June.

Ido, who she gained admission to study medicine at UNIUYO at the age of 15, said she's trilled to be the best graduating student and is looking forward to serving humanity.
"The award for best graduating doctor in Pharmacology came as a surprise, I wasn’t expecting it but I am happy. I got inspired to study medicine when I was very little due to my frequent visits to the hospital because my mum is a nurse, and also because of the desire I have to make a difference in people’s lives. I look forward to serving humanity"
Beauty and brains. Kudos to her! See more photos after the cut...

The Bank Abuja hots up this weekend with Denrele & Dr Sid's party

The FCT has been experiencing an overdose of leisure and delight. In this reign of class, uniqueness and finesse, hitting every corner nationally. The Bank Abuja, this Saturday plays host to Denrele (His birthday), Dr Sid & Friends and "A" Class Models of The Ambassador Of Peace.

If there has ever been a good enough reason to rave, this should be number one on everybody's list, the Premium Banking Saturday. Continue...

Ladies and gentlemen, would you rock the C-string? (see photos) Lol

Sometimes you feel you've seen it all and then bam!! you're hit you with something else! Lol. So there's a new panty - for women and erh...some special men - called C-string, that makes the G-string look quite decent (see it above). The C-string is for those who don't want panty lines but also don't want to go out naked. The C-string stays in place thanks to a wire that goes between the butt cheeks. And yes, there's a male version. See how it's worn by men and women after the cut...lol

Pics: Notorious terrorist shot dead by military along Jos-Bauchi Rd

A notorious terrorist and gang leader simply known as Mallam Husaini was shot dead today June 20th along the Jos-Bauch highway by the Nigerian military after his gang engaged soldiers in a shoot out after attacking a military convoy that was on an operational patrol between Jos and Bauchi.

In a press statement released today by the Defence Headquarters, Mallam Husaini had led a series of attacks on security personnel and led the attack on the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad HQ in Abuja in Nov. 2012 and also led the attack on a military convoy moving from Lokoja to Kaduna where two soldiers were killed in January 2013.

After the shoot out, the military recovered the Ford bus used by the terrorists to operate, 8 Primed Improvised Explosive Devices, rifles, pistols and about 70 rounds of ammunition. See more photos after the cut...*viewer discretion advised*

'Dancers & singers are better in bed than actors' Jennifer Lopez says

Jennifer Lopez has dated a few men in the entertainment industry, including dancers, a music exec, singers and actors. And of all the men she's been with, she says dancers are better lovers than actors.

During an interview with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live yesterday while promoting her new album A.K.A, Jennifer was amazingly truthful when the host asked her who were better in bed, dancers, singers or actors.
'Can I leave? Am I trapped in here? I’m gonna start having anxiety.' Jennifer joked. Then she opened up "I have to say that in my limited experience, I would have to say anybody involved in music. So I would say singers and dancers. I forgot my card. D***t. I could've pleaded the fifth.'
"I've dated two dancers. One, I had a brief marriage with, Cris Judd, who is an amazing person and whom I love, and then Beau (Casper Smart), we just broke up, who I love as well. He's a good friend.
Jennifer Lopez dated Ben Affleck for almost two years... from 2002 till January 2004.

Ine debuts new video to 'No Forming' directed by Unlimited LA!

Ine Aju aka Miss Independent is a singer, song writer, model & actress who hails from cross river state. She holds a diploma in law from Benue State university and she's presently studying political science at the National Open University Of Nigeria.

Her new single “No Forming" is currently gaining massive airplay. The sexy pop star who is currently signed on to 042 Entertainment returns with the visuals to her new video “No Forming" shot by  Unlimited L.A. Watch the video after the cut...


Karruche Tran lets her boobs hang out at 'Free The Nipple' event

Guess it's the season for showing off nipples. Chris Brown's main chick Karruche Tran wore this outfit which showed major side boobs to the Free The Nipple Fundraiser which held at Skybar in LA yesterday, hosted by Russell Simmons. Some US celebs are trying to get instagram to allow nudity. And yes, Chris Brown was at the event. See more pics after the cut...

Winners of AIICO How Good A Father Are You contest announced

Winners have emerged at the AIICO ‘How Good A Father Are You? Contest. Entries opened on Friday, June 13 & closed at 12pm on Wednesday, June 18. Over 150 entries received all over Nigeria.

The winning pictures were judged based on creativity, originality, and clarity by our panel of judges.
AIICO PLC wishes to sincerely thank all the participants for their efforts and involvement in the competition. Continue to see the winners...

Italy to repatriate 700 Nigerian prisoners

The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Fulvius Rusticu, yesterday June 19th revealed plans by the Italian Government to repatriate 700 Nigerian prisoners currently serving jail time in Italian prisons. While  speaking with pressmen in Abuja, Fulvius said Italian and Nigerian Govt officials were in talks for a Transfer Agreement (PTA) and would meet first week in July in Rome to conclude negotiations. He said bringing the prisoner closer home is in the interest of the prisoners 
"Each country is responsible for its prisons; the logic in signing a PTA is that we think that it is better for Nigerians and even Italians to serve their terms at home. Already to be in prisons is not a nice experience, being abroad is even worse, so given the prisoner the chance to return home is in their own interest. It is very rare for a prisoner to want to stay in a foreign country, we have cases of Italians serving in prisons abroad and they look forward, and are happy to return home,” he said
No fewer than 15,316 Nigerians are in various prisons abroad with the largest No. of 752 in the UK.

P-Square share behind the scenes pics from their new commercial

The music duo shot a new TV commercial for telecoms company Globacom and shared some behind the scenes photos from the shoot on their respective instagram pages. See more photos after the cut...

Uche Jombo's younger brother turns actor/movie producer

Uche Jombo's younger brother, Nelson Jumbo popularly known as OGB (pictured left) has followed in his elder sister's footstep. He just finished work on his first movie titled ‘My Rich Boyfriend’ featuring Alex Ekubo, Ruth Kadiri, Bayray Mcwizu, Ik Ogbonna and a host of other celebrities.

Nelson upped the ante by producing single-handedly three movies for his sister under Uche Jumbo studios. The movies were Almost Perfect, Oge’s Sister and The Long Night. His company, Nelson Jumbo production is also into movie distribution...

Get Ready for the 3rd Lagos MakeUp Fair this weekend 21 - 22 June

On the back of the success of The first and second editions of The Lagos MakeUp Fairs, Pops Concepts presents The 3rd Lagos MakeUp Fair (LMUF3) proudly sponsored by Maybelline New York.  The event which for the first time would be held for two days is scheduled for Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd June 2014. It promises to be thrilling as the buzz and excitement in is already on. Continue...

Jay Z and Beyonce's tour not struggling, over $86m in tickets sold

There were reports last week that the ticket sales for Beyonce and Jay Z's 'On The Run' tour set to begin in Miami on June 25 and wrap in San Francisco Aug. 5 were much lower than expected as people were no longer interested in watching the power couple in concert after the elevator fight...but it seems that report isn't true...

From Billboard
Sources close to the Live Nation-produced tour tell Billboard that, as of June 17, the tour has racked up about $86 million in ticket sales and is on a pace to gross close to $100 million from just 19 shows. The source says attendance is on a pace to top 850,000 tickets sold, and a Live Nation rep confirmed to Billboard last night that the tour is indeed nearing that threshold. That’s a whopping nightly take of $5.2 million, and an average attendance of nearly 45,000 per show -- well more than two sold-out arena shows would generate in any given market. Numerous shows are sold out, and Live Nation cites "unprecedented" VIP and platinum ticket sales.

Dear LIB women: what are the top 5 reasons why women cheat?

More and more women are cheating on their partners these days...way more now than it used to be. In fact some men think women now cheat more than they do (I don't think so tho :-))

Anyway, why do you think women cheat? What are the top 5 reasons? See some options below...
1. As payback to their men for cheating on them?
2. Lack of good sex from their men?
3. Because they feel emotionally neglected by their men?
4. To feel wanted, desired and appreciated?
5. Because they can?

What is it?

Younger brother of footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure dies aged 28

The younger brother of Premier League and Ivory Coast footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure died yesterday June 19th in the UK. Ibrahim Toure (pictured left), who was also a professional footballer, was just 28 years old. His cause of death has not been made known but he's said to have died just hours after Ivory Coast lost 2-1 to Colombia at the World Cup. May his soul rest in peace, amen.

LASU reopens June 23rd

The management of the Lagos State University, LASU, has announced the resumption of academic activities in the school. The school re-opens June 23rd after it was shut down following weeks of students' protest over increase in school fees. The school fees have since been reduced.
 
Below is a statement released by the school's spokesperson, Kayode Sutton...
"Sequel to the Lagos State government’s agreement to the reduction of the Lagos State University School Fees by 34% to 60% across different faculties, the university management has come up with the precise amount to be paid by students in all departments and faculties. In a swift compliance to this agreement, the Governing Council of the University has approved new school fees which now ranges between N76,250.00 for a final year student in the Arts Department (49.3% reduction), and N158, 250.00 for a 200 level Engineering and Medical (Direct entry) student.

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