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Saturday, 10 October 2015

97 killed in twin bomb blast in Turkey today (photos)

 
97 people were killed and over 400 others injured after two powerful bombs went off near the main train station in Ankara, the Turkish capital this morning where a peace rally calling for an end to the renewed conflict between the Kurdish PKK organization and the Turkish government.

APC youth in Kwara reject Lai Mohammed's ministerial nomination

APC Youths in Kwara state have rejected the ministerial nomination of Lai Mohammed as the minister representing Kwara state. The youths under the aegis Coalition Groups of All Progressives Congress, APC presented a petition letter to the state party chairman, Ishola Balogun Fulani at the party secretariat, accusing Lai Mohammed of not working towards the success of the party in the state during the last election but concentrated his energy in Lagos state.

They say it will be unfair to other party members in the state who are well deserving and worked for the success of the party in the state.

Beautiful pics of the Kardashians/Jenners from their newly released promotional video

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians stars have released a promo video for the next season of their hit Reality TV show and here are some screenshots of the stunning ladies from the video...

Nigerian Air Force plane crashes in Yola

A Nigerian Air force plane crashed in Yola Adamawa state today October 10th. Details are still sketchy but the Director of Defense Information for the Nigerian Armed Forces, Col Rabe Abubakar has confirmed the incident.

65 year old German who dumped his 26 year old African wife on FB reconciles with her

Remember the 65-year-old German national Pleschke Heinz-Georg who accused his wife Eva of infidelity and theft before dumping her on Facebook on September 3? Well, he took to his Facebook page on Thursday, October 8, to share a re-conciliatory message and photos. He wrote:
"Back home again with my african queen..." He captioned another photo posted a day earlier: "Nakupenda Eva Karwitha she is the one and only forever in my heart"

No security interest in Tinubu - Presidency

The presidency has denied claims that the national leader of APC, Bola Tinubu has been placed on security watch following allegations that he is working against President Buhari. A statement released this evening by Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, Garba Shehu, says that the claims are false and unfounded. The statement reads
 The attention of the Presidency has been drawn to a false and sensational story by a leading newspaper to the effect that a pillar of the governing party, the Action Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is "under security watch over alleged plot against Buhari."

Photos: 7yr boy returns $8,000 he found on a playground to its owner

The Massachusetts boy found the money on a playground during a Saturday play date with his uncle.
"I ran up the slide, and at the top I looked in the corner and there was this black check book, and I opened it up and I saw money in it, and I brought it back down to my uncle," he told WBZ.
Aiden and his uncle then took the money to the police who were able to track its owner, Elias Santos. Santos was playing with his kids in the park on payday when his earnings slipped out of his pocket. He left the playground without even knowing it was missing.

24 year old Jessica Edionwele missing

24 year old Jessica Edionwele went missing on October 7th in Abuja. According to a family source, Jessica left Lagos at 4.00pm to meet her dad in Abuja. They were at the airport to pick her up but they never saw her. The airline confirmed she left Lagos at 4 and arrived at Abuja airport at 5.15pm. But no one has seen or heard from Jessica since then. Anyone with useful info should please call  +23481222200070 or contact the nearest police station.

Toke Makinwa can dress sha! (photos)

Love the dress...

Finally showing her baby bump - Ice T's wife, Coco shares new pics

Fitness freak, Coco shows off her 30 week old baby bump. She wrote, 'I'm so proud of my 30 week baby bump! Being pregnant is straight-up awesome! #ChanelNicole will be so loved!' Congrats to her

Photos of Dolapo Oni's second dress at her wedding reception..

Marcy Dolapo Oni & Prince Adegbite Sijuwade are officially a couple. The designer of her second dress is Krikor Jabotian. See another photo after the cut..

37 killed after suspected Boko Haram members attack refugee camp, market in Lake Chad

No fewer than 37 people lost their lives after suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers bombed a refugee camp and a market at Baga Sola in Chad. 52 persons were seriously injured after the bomb blasts. Lake Chad is shared between Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad.

Photos: ISIS terror group crucifies & beheads a man while children watch

The photos are graphic. See them after the cut..

More photos from Dolapo Oni & Prince Adegbite Sijuwade's white wedding

They reportedly had their wedding reception at The Dorchester - a Luxury 5 Star Hotel in London. Bolanle Olukanni & Simi Esiri attended & stunned at the wedding. More Photos after the cut.

Photo of Enyeama after a closed door meeting with NFF leaders in Belgium

Enyeama was in Belgium earlier today to speak with the leadership of NFF about his faceoff with Sunday Oliseh. There are plans for him to come back and train with the Super Eagles at the camp. Enyeama is pictured above with NFF President Amaju Pinnick and other officials.

Photos: Jim Carrey attends his late girlfriend's funeral in Ireland

53 year old Hollywood star Jim Carrey flew into Ireland yesterday to say his final goodbye to his ex-girlfriend, who he once described as his 'delicate Irish flower'.  He posted a touching tribute to Twitter about his late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White on the same day he attended her funeral alongside her family and friends.
Carrey shared the hearfelt message, ‘Love cannot be lost’, with an emoji of a rose and a photo that appears to be a silhouette of himself and White lovingly looking at one another.

NFF leadership in talks with Enyeama to return back to camp

The leadership of the Nigerian Football Federation NFF are currently in talks with Vincent Enyeama to convince him to return to the Super Eagles camp in Belgium. Enyeama walked out from the camp and announced his retirement on Thursday October 8th after his face-off with Sunday Oliseh. He is currently in Brussels, Belgium where he is holding talks with NFF President Amaju Pinnick.

Photo: Man treks from Accra to Lagos in support for Internally Displaced Persons

Looks like another trend is about to start as this Nigerian man, Hussaini Kwaifa has indicated that he will be trekking from Accra to Lagos in support for the Internally Diplaced Persons

Former Bayelsa state governor, Alamieyeseigha dies at 63

Former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead. He died of Cardiac arrest today at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. He was reported to have gone into a Coma two days ago and was placed on Life support. May his soul rest in peace Amen

Dolapo Oni and Prince Sijuade at their white wedding (photos)

They look so good. Congrats to them. Another photo after the cut...

Prophecy was made that I will be vice president – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says becoming the Vice President was the fulfillment of a prophecy in 2013 where it was said that he will be made Vice President of Nigeria. Osinbajo who said this while speaking at the Pan African Gathering Conference for 2015 of House of Revival Church, Brakpan, South Africa yesterday October 9th, said he never took the prophecy serious.

Dolapo Oni in her wedding dress

TV Gal Dolapo and her man Prince Adegbite Sijuwade will be getting married in London this afternoon. Dolapo is wearing a Romona Keveza wedding dress. Continue to see photos of the groom and his groomsmen getting ready for their church wedding ...

Toyin Lawani shares graphic photos from her fibroid operation

Popular stylist and business woman, Toyin Lawani who revealed that she had Fibriod while she was pregnant with her two children, shared the graphic photos from the operation she had to remove the fibroid. She shared the photo and wrote
"I begged @celebdrto take pictures for me during my process and I got it Recorded for my Reality show#Lifeofanenterpreneur,didnt wnt to post earlier cse i hate pity,also didn't wnt 2gross out people,but had to post cse i realize frm d mails,i got frm my fellow ladies,that we have too many ignorant people out there and what they don't know is,*This shit kills* imagine when my non stop big chunks of lumpy bleeding started,if i was far away from a clinic?

Sports journalist, Felix Okugbe dies after battle with cancer

Veteran sports journalist and Head of Sports communication at AIT/RayPower Felix Okugbe, has passed away. Family sources say he died this morning at the Lagos State Teaching Hospital after a long battle with cancer. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

Dino Melaye also spotted in a Lamborghini (photos)

One LIB reader spotted Dino Melaye in his vintage car and another reader spotted him driving his customized Lamborghini with number plate DINO in Abuja. He posted a pic of this Lambo on Twitter when he bought it saying 'No Vex Na God'. See more photos after the cut...

4 people die when car driven by 2014 Miss Romania smashes into cart

Four people including a 5-year-old girl were killed when a car driven by former Miss Romania Diana Dinu, 25, crashed into a horse-drawn cart, when it suddenly pulled out into her path. Four people in the cart died while four others are in a critical condition in hospital.

Don Jazzy and Timaya in traditional regalia on set of their new music video

Don Jazzy and Timaya on set of their new music video for I Concur, a new song by Timaya featuring the ace music producer. Another photo after the cut...

Vincent Enyeama still sad! Apologizes for quitting the national team

As he shared on instagram today...

Senate to LiveStream Ministerial Screening

This is a press statement. Read below...
The 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has announced that the screening and confirmation process of the first batch of ministerial nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve in his cabinet shall be streamed live on the National Assembly website. Www.nass.gov.ng and Www.Senate.gov.ng

20yr old girl killed by insurgents because she chose school over guns

Sanjeeta Kumari’s dream of making a fresh start in life was shattered this week when Maoist insurgents killed her for allegedly spying on behalf of the police. Her blood-stained body was found near the hills of Gumla in Jharkhand on Thursday October 8th.

New video: Ade SwaGGz - Feel My Vibe

New Generation Music (NGM) presents another banging hot dance track and video by Ade SwaGGz titled "Feel My Vibe". This new material is coming hot on the heels of his last video "Beautiful Rose" which was released in August 2015. The video was directed by AH.R.D Film. Watch after the cut..

Enquirer claims the only thing keeping Bey & Jay Z together is a new baby

Beyonce is posting loved up photos with Jay Z and Enquirer is claiming that the only thing keeping Beyonce and Jay Z's marriage together is Beyonce's desire for another child. Read the hilarity below

From The National Enquirer
The rap mogul, 45, and “Queen Bey,” 34, secretly split up twice in anticipation of divvying up their $1 billion bank account, an insider divulged! The “Crazy in Love” diva’s desire for another child ended their trial separations, but now the volatile twosome are on the verge of calling it quits, the source said.

Corps member raped, murdered in Ibadan two weeks to wedding

According to a report by The Nation, Omolola Abogunrin, was allegedly raped and murdered by unknown men 13 days to her wedding (October 17th) and on her 29th birthday. The Corps member was reportedly murdered in the premises of an agriculture research institute located at Apata area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital last Sunday.

The deceased was said to have been raped and strangled beside a stream within the premises of the institute. Residents said the deceased appeared to be returning from church when she was waylaid by the hoodlums.

NDLEA arrest man at Lagos airport as he tried to smuggle $34k out of Nigeria

Ozoh Ikenna was arrested yesterday October 9th at the International Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Air­port, Ikeja, Lagos, by men of the National Drug Law En­forcement Agency (NDLEA) as he tried to smuggle  23 wraps containing 34 thousand dollars out of the country. Ozoh was on his way to Brazil in an Etihad Airways flight, that would first stop at Abu Dhabi, when he was arrested after customs spotted the money, packed in wraps similar to narcotics and con­cealed in his boxer shorts, during screening of passengers.

Dino Melaye and and his Vintage car spotted in Maitama (photo)

Senator Dino Melaye spotted in Maitama, Abuja yesterday afternoon driving his vintage ride with police escorts driving behind him...

New Video: KProxzy Ft Mr Vyrux - Alejandro

Alejandro is a Spanish word meaning defender of mankind. Here comes the video to the highly talked about song Alejandro by Kproxzy.. The depth and concept behind the video and the song remains rare. Video was directed by Stanz Visuals. Watch after the cut...

Darey Art Alade gets emotional as he reflects on his music career

Over the past couple of days, pop star Dare Art Alade has thrilled his social media followers with several picture flashbacks and fascinating insights into his personal life.

Using the hashtag #DareyNaked, he has shared cute pictures of his family’s old home in Palmgrove Estate, his adorable family, his Alma Mater CMS Grammar School, UNILAG Faculty of Arts where he obtained his BA in music, and even the Island Maternity Hospital where he was born.

Rita Dominic stuns in new promo photos

Rita Dominic released these stunning new photos shot by famed photographer Kelechi Amadi-Obi to promote her new site www.ritadominic.net. See more photos after the cut...

Raven-Symoné says she'd never hire someone with 'black sounding' name

Former child actress Raven Symoné is catching heat from the black community after saying on The View that she wouldn't hire someone with an 'Africanized' name. The panel was talking about a
recent UCLA study which found that Americans make racist assumptions based on people's names.

"Just to bring it back, can we take back "racist" and say "discriminatory", because I think that's a better word. And I am very discriminatory against words like the ones they were saying in those names. I'm not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea. It's just not going to happen. I'm not going to hire you.'  she told her shocked co-hosts during Thursday's episode of the show. 
According to Raven, discriminating against Black people because of their names is OK, it's not racist.

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