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Saturday, 4 April 2015

Adanna Ohakim & husband, David head out to a movie premiere

One of the daughters of former governor of Imo State, Adanna Ohakim and her husband, David Steineker pictured as they headed out to a movie premiere tonight. Adanna wore a Herve Leger dress and Louboutins. Lovely couple.

LIB reader met & took pics with the lady in a wedding dress at The Palms

Was this some kind of stunt abi wetin? Quite a number of people saw this lady in a wedding dress at The Palms Lekki today. Some said she said she was left at the alter by a groom who didn't show up, others said she said she ran from her wedding. Some said they saw her buying kitchen knives. Others said she was just roaming around the mall. This LIB reader chatted her up and even took photos which he sent it. Anyone know her and what her story really is?

President Jonathan's 2015 Easter message to the nation

Fellow citizens,
I greet you all, especially our Christian brothers and sisters,  as we celebrate Easter in commemoration of  the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

For Christians all over the world, the major lessons of Easter, which we celebrate this year in the midst of general elections in our nation, are to be found in the Messiah’s Divine love and glorious self-sacrifice for the redemption of mankind.

5 killed by Boko Haram members in Konduga, Borno

Suspected members of Boko Haram killed 5 people in Kayamla in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State today April 4th. According to reports, the sect members stormed the village, destroyed properties and shot indiscriminately. They were however repelled by the vigilante group in the community who came together and fought them off. This will be the first attack in Borno state after the presidential election.

Kenyan attack: Heartbreaking pics of family members as they ID the bodies of their loved ones

Relatives of victims of the Kenyan University attack were invited to Chimomo Mortuary in Kenya this morning to identify the bodies of their loved ones who were massacred two days ago at their school by Al-Shabaab militants. This story should be the number trending story in the world right now but sadly, it's not. More photos after the cut...

Must you sacrifice your career to make a successful marriage?- Agata Amata asks

What do you guys think?

9 killed after gunmen go on shooting spree in Rivers state

Nine persons have been confirmed dead after unknown gunmen stormed Obrikom and Obur communities in Rivers state today April 4th. According to a statement by the Rivers state Police spokesperson, Ahmad Muhammad, the gunmen attacked the community, killing 6 persons instantly while 3 others died on arrival at a hospital where they were rushed to for medical attention.

Two other persons are reported to have been injured and are currently receiving medical attention. The gunmen also set the home of a politician, Vincent Ogbagu, who is running for a seat in the state House of Assembly in the April 11th election, on fire.

Lauryn Hill Live in Concert Friday May 1st at Eko Hotel, Lagos

 Mayday Live corporate event presents "Lauryn Hill Live in Concert' Friday May 1st at Eko Hotel & Suite. The show will also feature Banky W, Flavour, Patoranking, Sound Sultan and many more. To be hosted by Uti Nwanchukwu and Tools. Time 6pm. Dress code - Formal.

Ticket categories - Standard - N10k couples. "VIP" 40K (comes with a Table ) Tables (Balcony). 400,000K Tables (Centre). 650,000K Tables (main) 1,500,000 million...

Under me, your money will be safe – Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has given assurances to Nigerians that he will handle state resources with utmost responsibility & honesty & would not condone the looting of public resources

He said this while receiving a delegation of the people from his home state, Katsina, who came to congratulate him winning the presidential election. Buhari said savings from his war against corruption would be ploughed into education with the objective of empowering citizens.
“If you give education to a man or woman, you have empowered them to be productive. There is no better way to empowerment,” Mr. Buhari said.

Photos: Pres. Jonathan at Good Friday service at the Villa yesterday

President Jonathan with Bayelsa state governor, Dickson Seriake and others at a church service to celebrate Good Friday at Aso Villa chapel yesterday April 3rd. Another photo after the cut...

ONYX Godwin releases new photos for the holidays

LIB reader ONYX Godwin lovely in new photos released to celebrate the holidays. More photos after the cut..

Photo: Davido's brother also buys a Panamera Turbo S

Davido and his brother Adewale Adeleke just got themselves Porsche cars...the white one belongs to the music star! OBO!

Finally! Nadia Buhari shows a glimpse of her twin angels... (photo)

It's just their hands. In the spirit of the celebration of Easter, Ghanian actress, Nadia Buari gave fans a glimpse of her twin baby girls. Now waiting to see their faces...

Kylie Jenner's face being compared to that of Michael Jackson...:-)

17 year old Kylie Jenner's face is hilariously being compared to the King of Pop - Michael Jackson's face on social media. RIP, Michael! Y'all should leave Kylie alone...lol

#GuessTheHand

How many Nigerians know their history? How many Nigerians know the importance of Crude Oil to the development of Nigeria? This prompts the campaign… #GuessTheHand.

The #GuessTheHand campaign seeks to find out how well Nigerians know the contributions of Oloibiri as a community to the fortunes and developmental wellbeing of Nigeria.

#LifeAfterReturningStolenPublicFunds - Nigerian twitter users taunt rich kids of govt officials

In a totally hilarious hashtag trending on twitter, twitter users are going after rich kids of some government officials whose wealth might be probed and returned when the newly elected government comes into power. #LifeAfterReturningStolenPublicFunds. See more tweets after the cut...

Bode George's son puts his eggplant on display as he celebrates birthday

Yinka Bode George, the 5th child of politician, Chief Bode George turned 28 today and released a sexy new pic on instagram to celebrate.

LIB readers spot a suicidal bride in Lekki

Two different emails from LIB readers telling me about a bride they saw at Spar in Lekki this afternoon trying to buy a knife...oh dear! Read one of the emails below...
I was at Park & Shop, Lekki this afternoon around 2.30pm and guess what? A bride in her full bridal gown ran into Spar, looking to buy a butcher's knife! Turned out the groom stood her up at the alter. She eventually bought a set of knives and nobody tried to stop her!

Female at Garrissa University, Kenya, found hiding after 48 hours

According to journalist Christian Purefoy, the female in the picture (above) named Cynthia was found hiding in a wardrobe, under clothes roughly 48 hours after the attack. She closed her eyes and hid in a cupboard for over 48 hours and heard the terrorists separate Muslims from non-Muslims and killed the Christians. 147 people lost their lives that day. Another photo after the cut...

Easter On Ice at Bar Beach Water Front

Easter on Ice is holding at the Bar Beach water Front, Ahamadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, from April 1st to April 10th. We have prizes for kids from Tablets courtesy of Etisalat, and free KFC coupon with every Couple and Family ticket bought 50% discounts on Uber Rides for journeys to and from the fair at Eko Atlantic, Bar beach ( near the old Nitel building) just quote our promo code EASTERONICE We also have an air conditioned VIP champagne lounge with free wifi!

Photo: Dieziani Alison-Madueke pays courtesy visit to Abdulsalam Abubakar

This photo making rounds on twitter shows Minister of Petroleum resources, Dieziani Alison-Madueke paying a courtesy visit to former head of state Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar at his residence this morning.

CIA predicted Nigeria will break up after 2015 elections, it took GEJ to stop it - Doyin Okupe

Media aide to President Jonathan, Doyin Okupe says he never said anyone should call him a bastard if the APC won the elections and also said it took the humanness of president Jonathan to stop CIA's prediction that Nigeria will break up after the 2015 elections. What he posted on Facebook below...
Firstly I never said if APC survives "call me a bastard" what I said was that " I will change my name" that is the truth. So the prerogative of changing my name is mine. Bastard is not an alternative. But u can continue to say that if it gives u the kick. I really and truly don't care.
Secondly if I make a prediction it is my right to do so. A prediction is essentially what it is... A forecast or projected statement about the future. It does not have to come to pass.

Pastor Ashimolowo shines on the cover of Vanguard Allure ...

This week on Vanguard Allure, its a whole new look as we see Pastor Mathew Ashimolowo in a different light as we've never seen him before. The Allure team decided to show another side of this great man of God. Credits Creative Director: Nelly Mesik Cover Photography: Bamiyo Emina

Al-Jazeerah journalists detained by Nigerian military regain freedom

The two Al-Jazeerha journalists, Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa who were detained in their hotel in Maiduguri, by the Nigerian military over allegations of loitering, have regained their freedom.

According to Borno state government's news platform, KSM News, the journalists were this morning allowed to leave the hotel where they have been detained since March 24th and have been moved to the state government lodge on the advice of Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima.

Have y'all seen this video of our Nigeria soldiers dancing Skelewu?

It's heartwarming. These are soldiers in Maiduguri battling Boko Haram. Watch...

View the statistics of Internet Users in Nigeria...

Found this on twitter, don't know how authentic it is but this is supposedly the No. of active internet users, active social media accounts, mobile connections and also active mobile social accounts we have in Nigeria currently.

Clearance sales at Mobos Fashion this Easter `

Easter Sale at Mobos Fashion! Final clearance on clothes starting from N5000, purses starting from N9,999 and 20% of all shoes! Sales end COB on Monday 6th of April! Don't miss out on this!

Visit our stores and online shop to take advantage of this sale! Shop 68, The Palms Mall, Lekki +2348172026738 43, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi +2348172026739 Shop C16, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere Mall +2348172026749 Shop 19, The Palms mall, Ibadan +2348188448886

Presidency to investigate audio leak of GEJ's congratulatory phone call to Buhari

When we all heard the audio of president Jonathan's congratulatory phone call to Gen Buhari on March 31st, some of you thought it was leaked by the presidency to make Pres. Jonathan look good but according to new reports, the presidency is embarrassed by the leak and has commenced a discreet investigation into how the phone conversation was leaked.

The presidency is now trying to find out if the leak came from them or from Gen. Buhari's camp. A source told Saturday Sun; “Definitely, unauthorised release of a raw recording of the President’s telephone conversation, if from our (Presidency’s) end is a security breach that cannot go without being investigated,” the source said.

The source said if they find out the audio, which went viral two days ago, was from the Presidency, then further investigation would be conducted to fish out those behind it in order to mete out appropriate punishment.

Photos: Edee Beau shows off the results of her waist training

Celebrity hair & makeup stylist, Edee Beau took to instagram to show the amazing transformation her body went through after months of waist training. See another photo after the cut...

Gov. Fayose tells Ekiti APC lawmakers to stop acting like jesters, dismisses impeachment plot

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose responds to impeachment threat from APC members in the State House of Assembly. His statement below...
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has advised All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the State House of Assembly to stop acting like jesters, saying; "The script being acted by the APC is a failed one because no one, no matter how highly placed will be allowed to test the will of Ekiti people."
The governor, who described the purported impeachment notice posted online by the APC lawmakers as "joke of the century" said; "The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly is Hon Dele Olugbemi and not Dr Adewale Omirin."

Photo: Tyga gets 'kiss' of approval from Kris Jenner

Guess she's okay with the relationship...

Ekiti State Assembly commences plot to impeach Ayo Fayose

Legislators at Ekiti Assembly have served Governor Ayo Fayose an impeachment notice and have given him seven days to respond.

At least 18 members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have agreed to commence investigations into allegations of grave misconduct against the governor. One of the legislators in Ekiti told Sahara Reporters, “We are going to look at the allegations against Governor Fayose in a responsible manner and make our decision in line with the rule of law and the overall interest of the people of the state.”

If indeed Fayose gets successfully impeached, it would mark his second impeachment in office.

Bolo J ft Emmy Gee - This Year (Prod By Dr Jazz)

Bolo J as you know is always up to something. This time around he teams up with the “Rands and Naira” Crooner, Emmy Gee and his Eccentric Producer Drjazz. This song is amongst the songs that would be included in the much anticipated S.O.H (South Of Hope) Album. This year, Expect only the best from the Black Son. From the Stable of G-Force Records, This Year - Bolo J ft Emmy Gee. Video drops very soon. Listen after the cut and drop your comments.

Pres. Jonathan & his family begin to move personal effects from Aso Rock

According to a report by Punch, President Jonathan and his family members have started moving their personal belongings out of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. One of the newspaper's reporters said he saw some buses loaded with travel bags moving out of the President’s official residence yesterday afternoon Friday April 3rd.

It is believed that the president and his family will return to Otuoke, Bayelsa, once his tenure ends on May 29th.

There are also reports that the reason for the early removal of personal belongings of the First Family is to allow for renovation work of the residence to commence before Buhari comes into power in May. 

Photos & names of the men behind Garrisa terrorist attack in Kenya

These are the six men who stormed a university campus in Kenya on April 2nd and massacred 147 people including students, guards and school staff. They'e part of Somali militant group, Al-Shabaab.

They are: 1. Muumin Abdalla Muumin 2.Suleiman Mohamed Awadh 3.Abdifatah Abubakar Abdi  4.Abdalla Salim Marumu 5.Mohamed Abubakar Mohamed 6.Mahir Khalid Riziki.

Birthday messages from Daniel Ademinokan & Stella Damasus to Daniel's son

Daniel Ademinokan's son with his ex wife, Doris Simeon is a year older today and the proud dad took to instagram alongside his partner Stella Damasus to wish him a happy 7th Birthday. Read their birthday messages after the cut...

Nobody should celebrate Buhari - Etcetera writes

Another article from singer turned writer, Etcetera. Read below...
Why are we dancing? Why do we keep rolling out the drums each time we have a new government, only for us to start crying few months down the line? Is it that we are too quick to forget or we just love to dance? Do you celebrate a child who’s about to write his exams or the one who has written and passed? What is this jubilation for? Because I really don’t understand. Is it that the election of Buhari in itself has suddenly alleviated our sufferings? I am really confused here, hearing how six bikers lost their lives in Zaria celebrating Buhari’s victory. One would think that a people who have been shortchanged for so long by past presidents will know better to be calm and take every word of the new president with a pinch of salt until he proves to be different.

How do you plan to spend this Easter holiday?

Easter on Ice is the place to be. Imagine, bouncing castles, games arcade, loads of food and drinks, and an Ice skating rink. AOE events and entertainment in partnership with Mirinda is bringing this awesome fun filled experience for the whole family.

Easter on Ice is holding at the Bar Beach water Front, Ahamadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, from April 1st to April 10th

Friday, 3 April 2015

Bello El-Rufai and his wife, Kamilah in their English wedding outfits

Bello in his suit & Kamilah in her traditional white wedding gown. Congrats to them. Another pic after the cut...

Khloe Kardashian losing weight? (photos)

She's never looked better. More photos after the cut...

Photos: My dear friend rocks out in crochet braids

Denrele Edun tries a different look and he looks like a rock star. He shared the photos on instagram and wrote "Style is when they are running you outta town but you make it look like you are leading the parade!"

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