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Saturday, 27 June 2015

Reality star NeNe Leakes joins Kim Kardashian's Game App

Real Housewives of Atlanta, NeNe Leakes is the newest character on the popular game app 'Kim Kardashian Hollywood…'

Pics: Desmond Elliot & Benue State governor meet in Makurdi today

Actor and Lagos state House of Assembly member Hon. Desmond Elliot met with Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom today in Makurdi. The two were spotted discussing and strategising for youth mobilisation in the state. More photos after the cut...

Why I signed with Glo - Wizkid

Nigeria’s music superstar Wizkid, has shed light on the circumstances surrounding his new endorsement deal with Nigeria’s telecommunications giant, Globacom.



In a statement released in Lagos by his Manager, Mr. Sunday Are, Wizkid said Globacom is a brand he had admired for a very long time considering its strong persona and its very massive impact and image in the entertainment industry in Nigeria.

Man confesses to killing girlfriend and impersonating her for 2 weeks

A Korean man brutally murdered his girlfriend and buried her body in a suitcase after police ignored reports of domestic violence. There was a long history of domestic violence and stalking in their relationship.

The suspect, identified only as Mr Lee violently murdered his girlfriend Kim, in a ‘fit of anger’, a year after she reported him to local police for domestic abuse.

Mobile phone reportedly turned to soap in Lagos. (see photos)

Some stories I can't tell - because even me sef, it's hard for me to believe...lol...so I will just share it the way it was sent to me. Read below...
This happened at about 4:20 pm. An Hausa man (Yao as he is called) was accosted by a man who claimed to be stranded and needs money for transport to Badagry. Yao offered to give him 200 but this man had another deal (to sell his phone), 'a big Nokia phone' as described by Yao for #5000, they later agreed #2000 which Yao paid for. He was handed the phone which he tested. To cut the story short, the phone was 'packaged' by the man and they parted ways. Yao got home to share the 'good news'. He dipped his hands in his pocket to bring out the phone and that was what he found. Soap! He said what pained him most was that this man happened to also be an Hausa man cause they conversed in his language.

Photos: World Bank Country Director for Nigeria adopts Nigerian boy

World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Ms. Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly has adopted a Nigerian boy. Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili pictured above introducing the boy at a function recently.

Rapper Tyga lashes out after Swiss club incident

Yesterday TMZ reported that rapper Tyga Jenner was assaulted by a club owner in Switzerland after he showed up late for a club appearance and then tried to leave early. Tyga took to twitter yesterday to explain his side of the story. See what he tweets yesterday...

Graphic photos from the accident along Sagamu Expressway

Biko don't look at the photos...they are extremely horrific. I've warned you...don't go and look and start abusing me in the comment section o..eh eh! The horrific incident happened yesterday along Sagamu expressway, between Ikenne and Sagamu. Some of those that died were OOU students going to Lagos for the weekend. See the photos after the cut..

Kabbar releases new promo photos + new single artwork

Kabir Ilori popularly known as Kabbar is here with his new titled “Whatever” which was produced by PuffyTee and Video shot in South Africa. Kabbar who is known for hits like Jaburata, Igun, Gbodomi, is now set to drop another club banger. See his new promo photos and single after the cut...

Female suicide bombers attack hospital in Borno, kill 3

Two security officers and a civilian have been confirmed dead after two female suicide bombers tried to force their way into a hospital in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital this afternoon. Two of the hospital's security officers were killed while they tried to stop the women from gaining access into the hospital.
"We evacuated the charred bodies of the two security guards, another civilian and the two bombers," a resident Auwal Mohammed said.
The charred remains of the victims and that of the suicide bombers have been deposited at the Borno state hospital morgue.

I feel one step closer to bagging a Grammy award - Yemi Alade

Singer Yemi Alade says her nominations for a BET and MAMA awards makes her feel she is one step closer to bagging a Grammy award.
"It is difficult to describe. I received the news with an unfathomable joy in my heart. The MTV MAMAs news came barely three hours after I was nominated for four Nigerian Entertainment Awards. I was grateful, humbled and thankful. It also boosted my zeal to keep doing what I do. I feel one step closer to bagging a Grammy award." she told Daily Trust

Kendall Jenner beats Kimye - now has the most-liked Instagram pic ever!

The record for the most liked instagram photo was until recently held by Kim and Kanye West, their wedding photo on the right. But another Kardashian/Jenner family member has overtaken it. The photo of Kendall Jenner (left) now has instagram's most liked photo with 2.5million likes. Kim and Kanye's pic had 2.4million likes...

Teehigh features Dammykrane on new single, announces N200k instagram giveaway

TeeHigh started 2015 with a bang when he penned a multimillion naira deal with XBuff Entertainment, He released his debut single - 'Today' in July, It's been gaining much ambience and the video was premiered by MTV Base a few days after it was premired online alongside the audio! 

The talented rookie is back with a second official single - Lalee Friday & this features DammyKrane of Hypertek Entertainment.. And was produced by the prolific 'Spellz' of 323 Entertainment.

Pics: Gbenro Ajibade & Osas Ighodaro land in the US ahead of their wedding

The couple who got married traditionally in Benin last week landed New York today for the second leg of their wedding ceremonies which is the white wedding on July 4th. Their friends, Kenneth Okoli, Lilian Esoro, Linda Ejiofor and Adesuwa Etomi also landed the US ahead of the wedding. More pics after the cut..

100yr war veteran who did not complete high school awarded an honors high school diploma

Introducing Bill Moyes, born 1915, VET who served in WWII but did not complete high school. He was awarded an honors high school diploma from the New Rochelle High School & was among their Class of 2015. More photo after the cut...

TB Joshua reacts to gay law in USA

Various reactions have come in the wake of America formally legalising gay marriage across the entirety of its borders but one of the most unusual has sprung from a popular Nigerian cleric.

After the historic announcement, T.B. Joshua tweeted a YouTube video showing a young man allegedly receiving ‘deliverance’ from a ‘homosexual demon’.

Dencia shows support for Kylie and Tyga's relationship

Well...

Photo: Nigerian drug trafficker arrested in India

A 40 year old Nigerian drug trafficker, Samnneji Chukwuemeka aka Moses Jeffery was arrested by India's Customs officials in New Delhi India on Friday June 26th. Chukwuemeka has been on the radar of the Indian police since 2011 after his attempt to smuggle drugs from India to Holland was foiled.
"He has been under security radar for nearly four years after we foiled his attempt to smuggle 645 grams of brown sugar from Shillong to Holland way back in August 2011 through a courier agency. Finally, we managed to arrest Chukwuemeka only after the immigration cell at New Delhi alerted us that he has been detained by Delhi Police for over staying in India" Superintendent of Customs (Preventive) Shillong, D. Bhattacharjee, told India media

Solidstar puts his eggplant on display...

For the ladies of course..:-). He shared the photo and wrote "Hey hope u dint see anything? just trying to see how sexy i look on boxers.. e b like say i try..#inmyhead"

KKTBM Presents: B-Raiz - Lights, Camera, Hustle [E.P]

After much anticipation, KKTBM's hip-hop artiste B-Raiz presents the "Lights, Camera, Hustle E.P", a 6-track compilation of amazing hip-hop music that showcases his musical identity.

Produced by KnifeBeats, B-Raiz delivers a quality body of work, with guest appearances from Tesh Carter, Hanu Jay and Shale. B-Raiz has been working hard recently, and this EP represents his rise to fame and the hard work he's putting into his craft.

Photos: Anambra residents protest alleged plans by FG to transfer Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra prisons

Residents of Anambra state took to the streets this morning in Awka the state capital to protest the alleged plans by the Federal Government to transfer some Boko Haram prisoners down to Awka prisons to serve their time. The residents are not in agreement with the alleged transfer. There are reports that major markets in the state including the Onitsha main market were closed down. More photos after the cut...

More exclusive pics from Rolari Segun & Benedict Jacka's wedding

Fela Kuti's granddaughter married her hearthrob UK born author, Benedict Jacka today at African Shrine. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Lamar Odom pictured looking bloated...with visible pot belly

Troubled former NBA star Lamar Odom put his noticeable weight gain on display as he took a morning stroll in Las Vegas yesterday. The 35-year-old basketball star - who just lost two friends to drugs, appeared to have sadly put on around 50 pounds. Surprisingly he now has a pot belly which was visible beneath his polo shirt. More pics after the cut...

First photos from Yeni Kuti's daughter's traditional wedding today

The traditional wedding ceremony of late Fela Kuti's grand daughter, Rolari Segun, to her Australian boo Benedict Jacka, is currently taking place at the African Shrine, Agidingbi Ikeja, Lagos. The wedding hasn't started proper. Rolari's mum is Yeni Kuti and her dad, the late Femi Segun. More pics after the cut...

Photo: Passport of a lifeless woman currently at Oba Akran, Ikeja

According to twitter user @Akinkayodeolu, this passport belongs to a woman who is currently lying lifeless on Obasa street off Oba Akran, Ikeja, Lagos. Anyone who knows her should head there and anyone with useful information should contact the appropriate agencies immediately...

Dear LIB readers: My sister is married to a homosexual

From a female LIB reader
Am from Ananmbra State, a family of Five, 3girls and my sister is the eldest. My parents are not poor, we were all educated to the university level. Last 2 years, my sister came home and told us she's getting married to a man she has not met, just through the guys mum because she stayed in their flat when she was in Uni. The marriage was arranged between her, my mum and her mother inlaw. The family in question is very rich and famous, they all stay abroad. My dad was against this but she and my mum never listened. They did the Trad in the guys absence, she danced alone and took pictures with empty chair that the husband was suppose to sit on.

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Photo of the day

This photo reportedly taken in Indonesia, shows two boys on their way to school passing a group of their peers who are on their way to work. Quite sad to look at!

Lol. This man says weddings shouldn't cost more than N50k

Lol at a wedding shouldn't cost more than N50k - how you for use N50k do wedding? sYou definitely should cut your coat according to your size but I doubt anyone's size is N50k. What do you guys think?

Press statement by Ikedi Ohakim - says his life is in danger

Press statement I just received from the office of former Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim.
Following some recent developments around my person and the avalanche of misinformation and deliberate lies being peddled about me, I am constrained to issue this statement, first to douse anxiety of every well-meaning fellow who has shown concern and second, to alert members of the Nigerian public to a clear danger to my life.

Photos: Transgender Laverne Cox's wax figure unveiled at Madame Tussauds

Orange is the new black actress Laverne Cox, 31, has become the first transgender person to get a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. The wax figure in Laverne's likeness was unveiled yesterday Friday June 26th at the San Francisco branch of the famous museum.

Solidstar turns model, see photos from his new fashion campaign

Solidstar who just his first official single of the year titled In My Head, did a photo shoot for Elan Red, an Urban Fashion unisex store based in Lagos, with address at Cinnamon Garden Lekki, 15b Victoria Arobieke Street off Admiralty Way. In their Spring/Summer 2015 editorial, music star – SolidStar & beautiful model – Nikki Ayansi show off cool, fun and breezy pieces that is sure to take away the rainy gloom.

The campaign shows a mix of local and foreign labels with the goal of equipping men with great and fashionable pieces. See more photos after the cut...

Buhari will henceforth only attend Jumaat service at Presidential Villa mosque, presidency explains why

Pres. Buhari will henceforth attend Jumaat service only at the Presidential villa mosque. According to a statement released by his media aide, Femi Adesina, yesterday President Buhari decided to say his prayers only at the presidential mosque and not at the Central mosque Abuja so as to avoid the hardship Abuja residents face whenever he needs to drive to the Central Mosque for prayers
"President Muhammadu Buhari participated in today’s Juma’at prayer at the Presidential Villa Mosque. President Buhari did so out of consideration for avoidable hardships imposed on members of the public by road closures and other security measures which Presidential movements to the National Mosque necessitate.

Chilling new details of Tunisia beach massacre: Killer joked as he selected his victims

Two gunmen opened fire at a beachfront hotel packed with holiday makers yesterday killing 38 - with 36 seriously injured. Majority of the people killed are British followed by Germans, then Belgians. ISIS has since taken credit for the brutal massacre.

One of the killers, who has been identified as Abu Yahya Qayrawani, 23 (pictured above) was reportedly seen laughing and joking with holidaymakers, looking like any other tourist but used the time to carefully select the victims he would murder with a Kalashnikov hidden in his parasol. The were said to be his primary target. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: Corps members attacked by robbers in Ekpoma, Edo state

Corps members were attacked yesterday afternoon June 26th along Ekpoma road in Edo state. One of the victims of the robbery told LIB that the incident happened when members of the NCCF Edo state from Auchi were on their way to Benin for NCCF Edo state conference. But on getting to Ekpoma, they started hearing gun-shots and before they knew what was happening, thin-looking fierce men with sophisticated guns began firing gun-shots directly at the bus they were traveling in. Two Corps members were shot but fortunately, it wasn't fatal. More pics after the cut...

Photos: Gifted Cole knocked out Mexican Yair Agular in round 3 of a 10-round battle

Nigerian Superstar boxer- Gifted Cole, knocked out Mexican champion Yair Agular in round 3 of a 10- round battle that put his World Boxing Federation Title on the line. The referee stopped the fight after Cole sent Agular to the ground with a blow to the body. See the photos after the cut..

Tunisia attack: British man used his body as a human shield to protect his fiancee

A British father, 30 year old Mathew James used his body as a human shield to protect his fiancée and mother of their two children, Seera Wilson when one of the attackers of the Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba, a 5-star beach front hotel in Sousse town in Tunisia opened fire outside the Mediterranean resorts Friday

Photos from Joseph Yobo's younger brother Gideon's traditional wedding

Here are some photos from the traditional wedding of Gideon Yobo, the younger brother of footballer Joseph Yobo, to his beau, Blessing. The two got engaged in November 2013 on Blessings 21st birthday. Their white wedding will take place today. See more photos after the cut...

Lol. Mercy Johnson goes nuts on set of new movie (photos)

Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie pictured standing on the bonnet of a car as she went bunkers on set of a new movie which also features Mike Ezeruonye. See another photo after the cut...

Photos: UK blogger among victims of Tunisia terror attack

UK Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger Carly Jade (pictured above) was killed in yesterday's Tunisia terror attack at a beachfront hotel. Above is her last tweet as she packed her bags and went on holiday with friends to Tunisia. 37 people were shot dead at the hotel yesterday by two attackers who opened fire as the tourists relaxed on the beach. See the photo of one of the killers after the cut...

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