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Saturday, 7 March 2015

Graphic pic from scene of blast in Borno today, 54 confirmed dead

54 people have been confirmed dead after 3 suicide bombers attacked the Baga fish market in Borno state today. About 143 were injured. After the cut is a graphic photo from the scene of the incident

Uche Jumbo shares her views on whether marriage makes a woman, defends Genevieve...

Moments after Genevieve Nnaji unveiled her AMVCA look and slayed the eyes of all, some trolls took to twitter to question her marital status. A vexed Uche Jumbo responded to it on Twitter...

Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS?

According to Channels TV political correspondent, Seun Okin, Boko Haram militants pledged allegiance to ISIS using their Twitter account. Hasn't that Twitter handle been taken down?

There's no stopping her! Amber Rose shares hot lingerie photo

She shared the photo on instagram and wrote "U Guys Love Slut Shaming Huh? Good. I feed off that shit. #HowtobeAbadBitch 💋"

Photos: President Jonathan visits the Ooni of Ife's palace today

President Jonathan, in company of the Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro and other PDP chieftains stormed the palace Oba Okunade Sijuwade, the Ooni of Ife, earlier today. The Ooni and other Obas endorsed and prayed for the president. See more photos after the cut...

Glitz & Glamour - Photos from the 2015 AMVCA Red Carpet

Nigerian celebrities stormed the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards tonight and brought every possible inch of well deserved glamour to the red carpet. Genevieve Nnaji above left and many others stole the show with their amazing dresses. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Gunman kills five in restaurant in Mali today

A masked gunman opened fire on a restaurant in Bamako, the capital of Mali very early this morning, killing five people. Two Europeans - a Frenchman and a Belgian - and three Malians.

The gunman stormed La Terrasse restaurant, which was filled with UN workers, Europeans and Malians and fired indiscriminately, killing five. Two people have been arrested in connection with the attack.

Photos: Ini Edo recreates Lupita Nyong'o's Golden Globe look

I'm home watching the AMVCAs on TV and what did I see on my TV screen? A lovely Ini Edo recreating Lupita Nyong'o's 2014 Golden Globe red carpet cape-dress look. Did she nail it? See more photos after the cut..

Adorable photo of Austin Okocha's wife and their children

Nkechi Okocha and her two kids in a really cute family photo...

Epic throwback pic of Liz Da Silva, Iyabo Ojo, and Fathia Balogun

The top actresses pictured many years ago..

Check out DJ Cuppy's outfit to the Oil Barons Charity Ball in Dubai

DJ Cuppy was the official DJ for the 2015 Oil Barons Charity Ball in Dubai. She's pictured above on the red carpet. That dress is to die for!

Rita Dominic, Ramsey Noah boogie, more pics from AMVCAs pre-party

Actors Ramsey Noah and Rita Dominic pictured above dancing/having fun at the Africa Magic Viewer's Choice awards cocktail party that took place last night. See more LIB exclusive photos after the cut...

Pink Fur & leather pants. Kim Kardashian steps out in Paris...

Mrs West out & about in Paris. Her butt in those leather pants though. See more photos after the cut...

Epic photos: Buhari meets Shagari again years after overthrowing his government

These photos are epic! Former Nigerian president Shehu Shagari (right) was overthrown by General Buhari in a military coup on December 31, 1983. 31 years later, the two men meet again. See more photos after the cut...

Wait, there are more people on LIB than Twitter Nigeria? Yay!

Dancing shoki and Azonto! And of course, I have only you lovely, dedicated LIB readers to thank. I just checked my Alexa.com ranking today and I'm back to No.10, higher than Nigerian Twitter and still the highest ranking Nigerian content website. So proud! Thank You, LIB readers. Love you guys so much! #Basking!

10 feared dead after suicide bomber attack at Maiduguri market this morning

At least 10 people are feared dead after a suicide bomber riding on a tricycle popularly known as Keke NAPEP attacked the Baga fish market in Borno state about an hour ago. More details later.

Beautiful South African video vixen/dancer dies after brief illness

Beautiful and popular South African dancer and video vixen, Amanda, died a few days ago after a brief illness. She was just 26 years old. Her friends are mourning her on instagram. May her soul rest in peace, amen.

Yakubu Mohammed releases pics & video for new song ‘Remember Me'

Its Yakubu Mohammed again; and this time, he is here with fresh pictures to support the new visuals to his very melodious love song. Following the success of the video ‘without you’ which has been massively airing on high profile stations across the Nation, The Nollywood/Kannywood actor; Yakubu Mohammed also known as Mr Yaks has released another hit track/visual titled “Remember Me”. Continue to see more photos and watch the video...

Read Dele Momodu's open letter to Nigeria's First Lady

Pendulum by Dele Momodu, published on today's Thisday Newspaper. Read below...
Your Excellency please let me start by emphasising the fact that this is my very first letter to you since destiny elevated you and your husband to the highest positions in Nigeria. It may be the last before your tenure expires on May 29, 2015, and another begins with you or someone else in the saddle. Despite all the controversies engulfing you and your husband, I had resisted the temptation of writing you in the past for several, if not many, reasons. Kindly permit me to expatiate a bit.

Photos: OAU students tussle to seat on Pastor Kumuyi's chair

The General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Dr. William Kumuyi, was at Ile- Ife last Tuesday March 3rd for a two day campus crusade organised by the Campus Christian Mobilisation Committee of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

The pastor ministered to thousands of people at the new crusade ground of the university and then something funny happened after the event ended. Students began to tussle to be the first to seat on the chair the man of God sat on during the crusade. lol. See the photo after the cut...

Davido's sister Sharon Adeleke expecting 1st child, see baby bump

Davido's Sister/billionaire offspring, Sharon Adeleke, who wedded her beau Yomi Ademefun in a star studded Miami wedding in 2013 is few months pregnant with her first child. Check out a picture of her flaunting her baby bump above. Congrats to the couple..

Mother of woman killed in Bauchi says her daughter was mentally unstable, not a suicide bomber

The woman who was killed by a mob at the Muda Lawal market in Bauchi state on Sunday March 1st following her refusal to be searched by security men stationed at the entrance of the market has been identified as 33 year old Thabita Haruna, a mentally deranged woman (Inset).

Tabitha's mother, Mrs Rahab Haruna, while speaking to journalist at her home at Yelwa-Tsakanni, a suburb of the Bauchi metropolis revealed that her daughter, who is her first child, was not a suicide bomber. She said she had developed a mental illness in 2005 after her fish business crumbled. What she said after the cut...

Photos: Thousands of Indians come out to show support for mob justice against rapists

Recently, a mob broke into a prison, grabbed a man awaiting trial for the rape of a student, dragged him four miles and then beat him to death for his crime. (Read here). Instead of condemning the brutality, thousands of Indians, who have had enough of these rapes cases, came out in support of mob justice, promising to attack and kill anyone accused of rape. See another photo after the cut...

By their lips you shall know them - Etcetera

Singer turned writer Etcetera writes again...very interesting!
‘Hi, Uche or Etcetera or coma or whatever that singer called you the last time. Guest what?’
‘Guest what? At this time of the day? Chudi, in case you didn’t notice, it is still 2am in naija and you are calling me to guest what?
‘Hey Chudi, you guest what?’
I’m hanging up this phone now and am going back to sleep. Mscheeew. Effing diasporans with no respect for time difference.’

New Video: DJ Spinall ft M.I, Byno - Òluwa

World's Best DJ (NEA Awards, 2014), DJ Spinall just released a new video "Oluwa" featuring MI and Byno. The young man is seriously asking questions, pushing the limits and changing the game.

He also starts his US tour on the 14 of this month, immediately after performing at the South By South West concert in Austin, Texas as the official DJ for the African superstar contingents like; Dbanj, Ice Prince, Wizkid, Sarkodie, Samini. Signed to the powerful State of Mind Entertainment (SOME) and working on his debut album scheduled for the end of this year with a lot of surprise surrounding the release.

Actor Pete Edochie turns 68 today - happy birthday to him!

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie is 68 years old today. He was born 7th March 1947. Happy birthday to him...and many successful years ahead!

Photos: GEJ, VP Sambo, others at Nigerian sportsmen solidarity rally for the president

President Jonathan, VP Sambo, Senate President David Mark, Minister for FCT and others walking towards Eagle Square, this morning Saturday March 7th for the Nigerian Sportsmen and Women Solidarity Rally for President Jonathan. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Glitz & Glam at the 2015 AMVCAs Nominees Cocktail party

Above are Rita Dominic and RMD at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award nominees cocktail party which held last night. The award proper holds today at Eko Hotel. See more pics after the cut

Pics: Massive turnout as Lagosians honour 1-Million-Man-March for Buhari

Lagosians were asked to come out in numbers to march in support of Buhari today and they did come out. Here are pictures from the ongoing march. See more after the cut...

Photo: Toyin Lawani rocks her Swarovski stones bikini

Hot bod for a mother of two..

See the pic Paul Okoye deleted in the midst of backlash from fans

Paul Okoye of P-Square shared a photo making light of a situation where a terrorist organization names a member to become a suicide bomber right in his face. Perceived as insensitive, Nigerians began to slam him and he quickly took down the picture...but not before I could screen grab it of course...:-). But this photo is common and popular online...many people have posted it. Oh well...

Seyi Shay speaks on the controversial dress she wore to meet with GEJ, says I wasn't trying to seduce him

Singer Seyi Shay says she had no intention of seducing the president when she wore the short dress to sing and greet the President at the MeetThePresident Youth event in Lagos last Saturday.
"I am a very respectable young lady and I was not in any way trying to seduce the President with the outfit I wore. I had two outfits for the event, one was for my performance and the other was worn after I performed. The dress I was pictured in with the President was what I wore during my performance. I came on stage and greeted everyone according to their culture and I did the same for Mr. President. He was impressed and he asked where and how I knew how to greet in his native dialect and I said I learnt it. That was what brought about the giggling and smiles in the picture. I’m a performer and what I do on stage doesn’t reflect my everyday life. I had two outfits on that day and it was a youth event. Who wouldn’t feel overwhelmed meeting the President? Well, I did and I felt honoured because it is not every day you get to meet the president of your country,” she told Punch.

Her Overnight Transformation!

RIP! Isoken will never forget the embarrassing sound of her shirt slitting involuntarily from the side, the look of horror on the faces of her colleagues, how her boss’s face dissolved into disdain. “Excuse me” she muttered and quickly left the conference room; her bulging tummy had shamed her once again. 

"I heard what happened” Precious came into her office, trying to keep a straight face. “I know you want to laugh, just laugh” Isoken was struggling with the girdle that had failed her. “Why would I laugh? I told you to stop buying weak stuff. It won’t solve your problem”Isoken ignored her friend. She was in no mood for lectures. Precious went on “I ordered a gift for you yesterday. It’s better than what you have on.”

Meet the honest airport cleaner who earns N7,500, found $27,000 (N5.4m) and returned it

Pictured above is a very honest woman, Josephine Agwu, who works as a cleaner at the Murtala International Airport in Lagos where while cleaning one of the toilets at the airport on January 23rd, found a bag containing $27,000 which is 5.4 million in Naira equivalent. Josephine took the bag to the security post at the airport for an announcement to be made for the owner to come forward & collect it, which was done.

The woman earns just N7,800 as her monthly salary for a 12-hours a day job. Josephine, who is from Enugu state spoke to Vanguard about why she took the decision to return the money. Read that after the cut...

How nice! Obafemi Martins buys G-Wagon for his babymama (pics)

Abigail Barwuah, Obafemi Martins babymama shared the photos of the new ride on instagram this morning and wrote "Nd then he surprises me with this today! #G WAGEN#G63AMG #Biturbo #2015 #mynewcar God bless U amor @obagoal ❤️❤". How nice of him. Another pic after the cut

Friday, 6 March 2015

Photo of the day

Just snapped this now on Channels TV...lol. ‎Woman carrying a Generator set at Lagos Island Market

Kidnapped US Missionary worker regains freedom

The American Missionary worker, Rev. Phyllis Sortor, who was kidnapped in the Hope Academy Compound in Kogi state on Monday February 23rd has regained her freedom. According to the Kogi state Police Commissioner, no ransom was paid for her freedom.

Sunlight Detergent’s Alarambara brings drama to you on radio!

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Photos: Kelly Rowland wears see-through jumpsuit to fashion show

New mum Kelly Rowland showed off her post-baby body yesterday during Paris Fashion Week in a see-through plunging jumpsuit. She's been looking more beautiful since giving birth. More pics after the cut...

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