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Saturday, 8 August 2015

Brazilian anti-corruption radio DJ shot dead live on air

Nothing you will not hear. Brazilian radio DJ Gleydson Carvalho (pictured above) was gunned down in a studio as he broadcast live yesterday. Two gunman burst into Radio Liberdade FM in Camocin, in north east Brazil, overpowered a receptionist and an engineer and stormed into the studio where Gleydson was talking to his listeners and shot him five times, three times in the head and twice in the chest. The killers left in a motorbike.

An hour before he was killed, the DJ had been campaigning against corruption. He was known for his long-standing campaign against government corruption. He'd even received death threats while on air

Lol. Check out this hilarious resignation letter...

When you are so angry and want to blast your boss but can't express yourself...lol

IT company denies being paid N78m for Fashola's personal website

Info Access Plus Limited, the IT firm named by the Lagos State procurement office as allegedly receiving N78 million for the upgrade of former Governor Babatunde Fashola’s personal website, has denied claims it was paid such an amount of money for the job. In a statement they released this evening, the company said when they applied for the job, they asked to be paid N12.5 million but were paid less than N10 million after the job was done. Their statement after the cut...

Tyga regifted Blac Chyna's G-Wagon to Kylie Jenner (photos)

At first I was like 'Oh please' but then I saw the license plate...looks exactly same. They only changed the colour. And I remember Blac saying she didn't keep the things Tyga bought for her. Oh Kylie..

According to Ben Murray Bruce, 'the only way to end baby factories' is...

What the Senator shared on twitter!..

Anti-corruption fight not targeted at anyone – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo says the anti corruption fight by the Buhari administration is not targeted at anyone in particular but rather, targeted at correcting the notion that stealing from the national treasury can be done with impunity. He said this at the funeral for the mother of Senator Mamora in Ogun state today August 8th
"It’s not about a probe of a past government, that’s not what this is about. We are talking about our future, we are saying that we must put in place a clear strategy going forward. Not just about ensuring that people are made to pay for looting the treasury, our system of justice must be fair to ensure that anybody who does anything that is wrong is brought to account. We can’t allow impunity to continue. So it’s not about the previous government, it’s about any form of impunity,” he said.

Choi! See what Floyd Mayweather posted on instagram

The champion boxer shared the photo above of him packing up 'little' cash for his trip. He captioned it: "I'm gonna just pack light for this trip". This is light, Floyd? Lol. In your universe, maybe!

Police reacts to the shooting of a bus driver in Rivers state by a police man

There was pandemonium at Whimpy Junction, Ikwerre Road, Port Harcourt,  Rivers state yesterday afternoon following the shooting of a bus driver, James Imhalu, by a Police officer. The police officer and his team were trying to ensure free flow of traffic in the area when the incident happened.

Residents in the area as well as some transporters protested his killing, resulting in burn fires and blocking of some major roads. The state police commissioner, Chris Ezike, has released a statement saying that the shooting was avoidable and unacceptable. The indicted police officer has been arrested and disarmed and further investigation into the matter is ongoing. The statement after the cut

Singer Diamond Platnumz can't get enough of his daughter

He looks in awe...aww! The joys of being a parent

Photos: 14 year old Nigerian wins the US Kids Golf Teen World Championship

Georgia Oboh won after a great final round of 69 at the US Kids Golf Teen World Championship held at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club, North Carolina. The event ran from July 23 through July 25.

Georgia is currently a student of golf Academy at Manchester, UK and has represented Nigeria in various international events, the most current being the 2014 Junior Golf World Championship in Florida which held from December 27 to 30.

Nigerians on Twitter are requesting that Abike Dabiri-Erewa maintain her suit against Diamond Bank..

Although Diamond Bank has since apologized for wrongly labeling Hon. Abike Dabiri, she took to twitter today to ask people vote in favour of her maintaining the lawsuit or not. Nigerians responded that she should go after them. Favorite got 414 & retweets got 350 (so far). But why evils na? Since they have apologized, aunty Abike, biko forgive!

Choi! Drunk policeman has been arrested by the Lagos State police command

Yesterday, LIB and a few other sites published a photo of a drunk police officer seen at the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos state. Well, he has since been identified and arrested. Choi! Social media can like and put some people in trouble sha! See the police press statement below...
The attention of the Lagos State Police Commissioner, CP Fatai Owoseni has been drawn to a pictorial publication online depicting a Policeman in uniform alleged to have been drunk. This is to inform the general public that the said Policeman has since been identified and arrested by the Command and that the Commissioner of Police has ordered a full blown investigation into the case, in accordance with the Force disciplinary procedures.

"I dont feel protected by the Police. I dont wanna die young" 19yr old tweeted a week before he was shot & killed by the Police

19-year-old Christian Taylor, a sophomore at Angelo State University was fatally shot by the police yesterday Friday August 7. He was unarmed when he was shot. According to the Star-Telegram, around 1 a.m. Friday, police were notified of a burglary in progress at a GMC Classic Buick dealership. Police say a security company called for emergency help after company employees witnessed a man using his car to crash through the dealership's showroom window.

World video premier: Elphlex ft Oritsefemi 'Aiye Mi'

Pillas Records Duo Elphlex finally unveils music visual offering for the new Hit Track "Aiye Mi" Featuring the Musican Taliban and Double Wahala Crooner Oritse Femi, which was shot by the multiple award winning musical director Moe Musa.

Hot babe ..:-)

Feeling myself today and wanted to share some photos.. fine babe huh?..lol. I have to go out sometimes na, except you people want menopause to come and catch me here? Biko kwa...lol. More pics after the cut...

Photos: Fashola attends nieces birthday party in Lagos

Governor Fashola joined other members of his family to celebrate the 1 year birthday of his niece, Ameerah Inumidun Fashola...

FFK's family disowns his three children with ex wife Yemisi Wada, questions their paternity

In a very lengthy piece released today, the family of Former Aviation minister, Olufemi Olu-Kayode stated that they have disowned his first three children named Tope who got married last week, Temi and Tuminimu, all born by his ex wife Yemisi Wada. A rep of the Fani-Kayode family, Felix Olawunmi, who wrote the piece, detailed the relationship of the former minister and his ex wife and why they have decided to disown the children. The piece below...
The piece titled: “Temitope Fani-Kayode’s blissful conjugal” published in Thisday of last week Saturday contained huge incorrect and misleading information. The motive, source and credibility of the information published are highly doubtful. Nigerians are urged to discountenance the disparaging remarks made against Chief Femi Fani-Kayode in the publication. As a member of the Fani-Kayode family and one who has followed closely the life and career of Femi-Fani-Kayode for almost 50 years, I believe it is pertinent for me to set the record straight.

Photos: VP Osinbajo, Tinubu others attended Sen. Mamora's mum's funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo joined APC National leader Bola Tinubu and other APC chieftain to attend the funeral service for the mother of Senator Adeleke Mamora in Ijebu-Ife in Ogun state today August 8th. More photos after the cut...

Lol. Nomoreloss shades the heck out of Nigerian artists

Choi!

Bobbi Kristina's family accuse Nick Gordon of drugging and putting her 'face down' in the bathtub

Late Bobbi Kristina's family is now accusing Nick Gordon of murder. An amendment to the $40m lawsuit filed against him by Bobbi Kristina's family gives a chilling timeline of what they claim happened in the hours before she was found unresponsive in her bathtub on January 31st…

From TMZ
The lawyer says at 6 AM on January 31st -- hours before Bobbi Kristina was found face down in the tub -- Nick Gordon came home from an all-night cocaine and alcohol bender. The suit claims he reviewed camera footage and became irate.
The suit says Gordon began screaming at Bobbi Kristina, accusing her of cheating and calling her a "whore and bitch.". Their argument then went from room to room, and at some point the suit claims Gordon gave Bobbi Kristina a "toxic cocktail" that rendered her unconscious.

"I will never ban Okada in Ekiti state' - Ayo Fayose

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose met with artisans and Okada riders in his state yesterday where he promised them that he would never ban Okada in the state. According to him, until other means of livelihood is provide, no one should cut the existing one.

Photos from Obasanjo's private visit to president Buhari at the Villa

Former president Obasanjo paid a private visit to Pres. Buhari at the presidential villa on Wednesday August 5th. Details of their meeting is unknown. More photos after the cut ...

Birthday gift? Kylie Jenner shows off 2015 Mercedes G-Wagon

The reality star who will turn 18 on Monday August 10th drove this brand new bright red 2015 G-Wagon as she left Malibu’s Nobu restaurant after celebrating at an early birthday party with her family. She later took to instagram to show off the very expensive Hermes bag she got. More photos after the cut...

Virtual reality is here in nigeria & you can become among 10 lucky winners to win a smartphone

Imagine having never seeing a movie or TV show before, then being taken to a cinema to watch Fast and furious 7 or the best movie you have ever experience in a cinema? Then multiply that experience by a thousand. That's what it's like using a virtual reality headset for the first time. 

Going back to any sort of flat screen is boring and disappointing. 

Photos: Amara Kanu Nwankwo puts her fit bod on display

That's a mother of three. Amazing!

Photos: Powerful typhoon hits Taiwan. 6 dead, over a 100 seriously injured

At least six people have been confirmed dead, four missing and over sixty seriously injured when Typhoon Soudelor hit Taiwan early this morning Saturday August 8th. Taiwan Power, the island's main power company, said 2.94 million households are currently without power. Hundreds of flights have been delayed or cancelled, according to Taiwan authorities.

Thousands of people were evacuated as the storm approached and the island's military put tens of thousands of troops and thousands of vehicles on stand-by for rescue operations.

Men of God failed to deliver Jonathan from a spell - Bishop Okonkwo

In an interview with Vanguard to celebrate his 70th birthday, former president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria and the presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Bishop Mike Okonkwo said that men of God in Nigeria failed to cast the spell on ex president Jonathan while he served as president.
"I admire ex-President Jonathan so much, but he didn’t have the gut to fight corruption. I will also blame the men of God. I will say the men of God, failed Jonathan. Because Jonathan was operating like somebody under some spell and we (the men of God) had the responsibility of taken him out of the spell, pray with him even for three days and whatever was holding him would have been removed.

Bad state of the Calabar-Akpabuyo-Bakassi-Cameroon express-way

A LIB reader writes in;
"This is the road that leads to the Bakassi Cameroon border. There's a civil servants residential estate in Akpabuyo and its this road that leads there. So many people use the road all hours of the day but with the condition now, people are stuck in traffic for hours.
Its a road for Unicem Trucks too. And these trucks keep getting stuck and falling everywhere. Now we're begging the government.  People are suffering here.

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Very graphic photos from accident in Delta that killed 12 passengers in a bus

The horrific and unfortunate accident happened on August 6th around 6pm at Ubulu Okiti Junction in Aniocha South LGA of Delta state. A driver of a commercial bus carrying 14 passengers lost control on the highway as he was trying to avoid a towing van which entered the highway without caution.

The bus, carrying mostly students, and traveling from Asaba to Agbor, unfortunately ran into a stationed trailer parked beside the Express way as he made to avoid the towing van. Of all 15 people in the bus, only 2 survived and are in critical condition at the hospital. The photos after the cut are really horrific so viewer discretion is seriously advised...

What is wrong with these photos?

You see anything? Corrupt minded people...lol. See another tricky photo after the cut...

Singer Immaculate stuns in new pics as she releases new single, Osanle

Vivace Records presents the diva Immaculate looking sassy and chic in her new pics, as she drops another banging hit "Osanle". Produced by A list music producer and Vivace Records CEO Tee-Y Mix. This track will certainly make you move. See more pics and listen to the song after the cut...

Actress Ufoma Ejenobor McDermott releases lovely pregnancy pics

The actress is expecting her second child with her husband Steven McDermott. They already have a son born in 2012. Ufoma is said to be expecting a girl this time. Big congrats to her and Steven...

Boy with giant hands gets pioneering surgery after being dubbed 'the devil' (photos)

8 year old Kaleem suffers from a rare medical condition called macrodactyly, that means he has giant-sized hands. He's been excluded from school and cast out in his local village in India because he is believed to be "the child of the devil". Kaleem's own uncle believes that because his mother visited latrines when she was pregnant with Kaleem that it could have infected him with "demons".

What shocked a man who wanted to show love to his family

Is it asking for too much for a young man to be given the opportunity to give his family a treat according to his taste? Definitely not. But it is one thing to wish and another thing to have what you wish. (Dr Nnaeto Orazulike, GMD of Genesis Group, with wife, Dr Ngozi Orazulike, at the dinner)

A young husband and father living with his family in Port Harcourt wanted the best for his family. He and his wife were blessed with twin boys, vibrant and adventurous.

Billionaire daughter Bim Fernandez stuns in new sexy photos

Stunning Abimbola Fernandez is one of the daughters of billionaire businessman, Deinde Fernandez. I've featured here a few times before...she's a singer and a true fashionista. More pics after the cut...

As seen on Ogoja-Calabar highway this morning

*Sigh*

Bangladesh blogger hacked to death for atheist views. The 4th to be killed in the country this year

Popular blogger Niloy Chakrabarti, who used the pen-name Niloy Neel, 40, was killed yesterday Friday August 7th after a gang armed with machetes broke into his home in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was well known for his atheist views and anti-Islamic writings.
"They entered his room in the fifth floor and shoved his friend aside and then hacked him to death. He was a listed target of the Islamist militants," Imran H. Sarker, head of Bangladesh Blogger and Activist Network told AFP
Police confirmed Chakrabarti had been murdered by a group of half a dozen people in the capital's Goran neighbourhood, although they had no details on his background or the motive for the killing.

Smirnoff's Spinall & Friends Tour take party to Enugu

Enugu, are you ready for the party of a lifetime? This Saturday, the Smirnoff’s Spinall and Friends Tour will be coming to your town. It definitely will be an epic night of partying with the unstoppable DJ Spinall, Burna Boy and Oga Boss Ill Bliss.

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