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Saturday, 21 January 2017

Wow! Millions of people around the world protest against Donald Trump's presidency (photos)

This is unprecedented. Hundreds of thousands of women and men today gathered for a global 'solidarity' march in the wake of the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president.

Over 2.2 million people in the US, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Canada, Berlin, Edinburgh, Rome, Prague, Stockholm, Athens, Copenhagen, New Delhi, Brussels, Mexico City, Barcelona, Manila, Toronto, Madrid, Geneva, Cardiff and Sydney and other parts marched globally today in opposition of the 45th President of the USA, a man who didn't get the mandate of the people of America but was fortunate to get the mandate of the electoral college. See more photos after the cut

Can you find the six faces hidden in this bunch of roses?

Playbuzz user Alan Sherin claims to have found six faces in this bunch of roses. How many can you find?

Video: How to treat your wife: The difference between Barrack Obama & Donald Trump

This video is currently trending on social media. It shows how Barack Obama arrived at the White House after he was elected President years back and the courtesy he gave his wife as they disembarked from their vehicle. New US President, Donald Trump didn't even bother to wait for his own wife. Watch after the cut.

Photo: Kidnapped man shot dead after his family failed to raise N3m ransom

35 year old Mahupa Bello, pictured above, was shot dead on Thursday January 18th, after his family failed to pay a ransom of N3 million his kidnappers demanded for his release.

Narrating what happened, Musa Zamzam who is a friend of the deceased, told LIB that Bello who is married with two children, was an apprentice with a Bureau de change company in Abuja.

Does this really happen?

Lol...all these story tellers on Twitter

Between model, Christine Teigen and a not-so-pretty Twitter troll

It's no secret that John Legend's wife, Christine Teigen doesn't like Donald Trump. This she has expressed quite a few times on social media. Few hours ago, Christine 'Chrissy' sarcastically replied to a comparison of the fashion sense of Trump's wife, Melania and a former first lady, Jackie Kennedy. A twitter troll, who's definitely not beautiful, attempted to drag her. Chrissy's reply was classic! See that after the cut.
 

Not every man who cheats on you is bad - Actress, Iyabo Ojo writes

As written by Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo.
'Ladies, Not every man who cheats on you is bad! it's in their nature to cheat as every man has a bit of it deposited in them. He may love you but still cheat on you, as long as he respects, care and keeps it far away from you. it's a twisted world my dear but that's just the fact'.

Video: Watch Senate President, Saraki, attempt to score a goal while playing football

Sharing a video of himself attempting to score a goal while playing football, Senate President, Bukola Saraki announced today that to promote the Nigerian football league, his club ABS Ilorin FC will allow women and children under 15 years old to watch matches for free. Watch the video after the cut.

'Poor Melania, she didn't ask for this but... - Amber Rose

Amber Rose shares kind words of hope and encouragement with the new US Firt Lady, Melania Trump. In her words: 'Poor Melania she didn't ask for this but I hope she finds her voice and makes a change in this world for the better #feminism'.

'Thank you for empowering women and sleeping with my husband' - Irish woman accuses top Uganda female DJ

Irish Twitter user, Alison Gallagher and mother of 3 kids is calling out a female Ugandan DJ for sleeping with her husband. In a recent tweetstorm, Alison says, 'woman code all over the world is the same....you don't sleep with another woman's man.... especially when she at home with 3kids'. See the rest of her tweets after the cut...

Must see before and after Make Up photos

Amazing! See another photo after the cut..

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Traffic on 3rd Mainland Bridge: Nigerians lash out at Fashola over unannounced repairs

The past week saw an unprecedented and unexpected rise in the traffic on Third Mainland Bridge. Repair works are going on and Lagosians weren't pre-informed.

Now, 3rd Mainland Bridge is a trending topic on Nigerian Twitter with people voicing out their anger and frustration at the government especially Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing..

16 people dead as bus crashes in Italy

According to Italian news agency ANSA, a bus returning from a school trip hit a pylon of a bridge near Verona in northern Italy this morning, leaving at least 16 people dead and 39 others injured.

The bus was reportedly returning to Budapest, Hungary, from a school field trip in a mountain resort in France when the incident happened at the junction of Verona East on the road toward Venice, ANSA said.

Finally! Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, steps down (video)

Immediate past president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has stepped down from office. He announced his decision in a Nationwide broadcast he addressed last night.
"I have decided today in good conscience to relinquish the mantle of leadership of this great nation with infinite gratitude to all Gambians. I promise before Allah and the entire nation that all the issues we currently face will be resolved peacefully. It is not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed" he said

GEJ pays suprise visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Ogun state (photos)

Former President Goodluck Jonathan paid a surprise visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his hometown in Otta, Ogun state yesterday. Both men later had a closed door meeting in Obasanjo's private office. More photos after the cut...

Any Fulani herdsman you see around me or the church premises, kill him, cut his head'- Apostle Suleiman instructs his security officers

Senior pastor of the Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, has instructed his security officers to kill any Fulani herdsman that they find around him or his church premises. 
Suleiman who had a running battle with Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai, after the governor gave an order that churches in his state must obtain license from the state before they can preach (read here) told his congregation while preaching last Sunday January 15th, that someone called him to intimate him that there is an alleged plan to send some Fulani herdsmen to kill him. He says he has instructed his security officers to kill any herdsmen seen around him or around his church premises.

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Hilarious Tweet of the day!

Lol. Is there?

Zahra Buhari Indimi and her Hermes Birkin bag (photo)

The newly married daughter of President Buhari was spotted at the Abuja airport with her husband and Governor Rochas Okorocha and his wife and we couldn't help but spot the Hermes Birkin bag she's rocking. That bag is at least N7million with the going rate of dollars now...

'I have decided not to be reduced by any events, social or political' - Lupita Nyong'o on why she is marching against Trump's presidency

Lupita Nyong'o on Friday took to her IG page to announce that she is joining over 200,000 people who have already signed up for the #Women’sMarch, a peaceful protest against Trump’s presidency.

According to the women, they are angry with the gender role Donald Trump played in becoming the president of the United States.

Guess who this Media personality is?

She's a popular Radio host and quite curvy..

Caitlyn Jenner is looking more feminine these days (photos)

There were reports that transgender Caitlyn Jenner underwent a facial feminization surgery, to make her look more feminine. Looks like it's true. The reality star was seen at LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. 19 looking more like a woman than a man.

Alex Ekubo has barely changed in 13 years (photos)

Actor and model, Alex Ekubo shared this throwback photo of himself (left) via IG, taken in 2004. As you can see from a recent pic of him (right), he hasn't changed much...

WTF is this? Hailey Baldwin is now dating her best Kendall Jenner's ex-boyfriend (photos)

So here's what's going on. Models Hailey Baldwin and Kendall Jenner are best friends. Kendall dated Filipino-American professional basketball player Jordan Clarkson, 24, who is worth about $12.5m, last year. The last time they were pictured together was in New Years day 2017 when paparazzi spotted them kissing. Shortly after that, Kendall was spotted making out with A$AP Rocky.

And this week, Kendall's best friend Hailey (pictured above with her) was spotted on a date with Jordan. Why do these girls like being passed around in the same circle? See the photos after the cut...

Why President Buhari Ran(n) to Gambia and Away From Rann - By Reno Omokri

Read his article below...
President Muhammadu Buhari wants to intervene in The Gambia to prevent a breakdown of law and order which will lead to a humanitarian crisis. The Gambia has a population of 1.8 million people, while Kaduna has a population of 6 million people of which over 2 million of those are in Southern Kaduna. 

Tuesday rapper Makonnen comes out as gay on Twitter

Yesterday Makonnen (real name Makonnen Sheran) who became quite popular with the 2014 smash “Club Goin Up On A Tuesday” came out as a gay man. He came out after his ex-girlfriend began circulating rumors that she caught him in bed with a man.

Makonnen was signed to Drake's OVO sound but left the label last year. See more tweets after the cut

NYSC postpones the orientation course for all prospective corp members posted to Borno state

The 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation Course was scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps nationwide on Tuesday, 24th January, 2017.

However, prospective corp members posted to Borno state, who were supposed to report for the course in the camp venue indicated in their Call-up letters, have been informed of a postponement.

Prixair Catering launches 'Kitchen Support' in Abuja

Are you a caterer in Abuja and its environs? Are you looking for more opportunity to be able to handle bigger catering jobs? Do you require rental support from a reliable source for kitchen wares? Have you got the flair for catering business? Then this programme is designed for you! 

Ladies, what would you do if a dog destroyed a pair of your designer shoes?

This happened to Media personality, Toke Makinwa. Her pet dog 'Coco', who she's shown off a lot of times on social media, destroyed the heel of her Alaia bomb embellished suede sandal, by chewing it apart. Ladies, what would you do? Especially if it was your favourite pair of shoes? 

Pope Francis congratulates President Trump on his inauguration

Pope Francis despite his reservations about Donald Trump has congratulated the new President on his inauguration in a letter. The Pope extended the new President good wishes and hoped that his decisions would be guided by the values that have helped shape the country. Read the letter after the cut...

New video: Fweshie Oloye - Rumo

SKE's finest Fweshie Oloye is starting 2017 with a bang, after dropping his smash single RUMO a few months ago, he returns with his much anticipated video for his hit single, visual was shot by @omgitskiddfresh . This song has been getting mega buzz in the U.S from Dj's and Radio Stations, and it's certain the video is about to spread like wild fire. Enjoy this Amazing visual (be ready to press Repeat ) 

Fashola's son Demola meets CNN's Christiane Amanpour

Demola, the son of former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola met with popular CNN anchor, Christiane Amanpour a few weeks ago. At the time he shared the photo, he captioned it, 'Beyond grateful and blessed to have met this woman today and to get to watch her tape her show. #Iconic'.

10 of the best memes from Donald Trump's Inauguration

These meme will totally crack you up....see more photos after the cut...

My wife finally confessed after a long clash in bed that I am alive!


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Market explosion kills at least 20 people in Pakistan

According to the media wing of Pakistan's military, an explosion ripped through a vegetable market in Parachinar, the capital of the Kurram region in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 40.

The explosive device blast occurred this morning, January 21, 2017 where a large number of people had gathered according to Ikramullah Khan, a senior government official in Parachinar.

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For the second time, 'Blind' music producer, Cobhams Asuquo drives a car (Video)

Award winning music producer, Cobhamns Asuquo seems to drive cars on very important occasions. The producer shared a video of himself driving a brown colored Range Rover as he announced the release of his new album 'For You;' which according to him, took 5 years to make.

The first time he was caught on camera driving a car was in September 2016 when he drove a BMW Mini Cooper to make a dramatic entrance at the Buckwyld ‘n’ Breathless concert in Lagos. Watch the video after the cut...

New Video: Zafi - Jeje

Independent artist Zafi who began the year 2017 with a dope joint titled someday just less than 2 weeks ago is here with one of his freestyle titled Jeje .. Music and Zafi are inseparable as his freestyle ability is something you have to experience for yourself … He comes with the next level music not just any music…​  Enjoy Jeje after the cut...

FIFA appoints Pinnick into Organising Committee for Competitions

World football –ruling body, FIFA, has named the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, into one of its most important committees – the Organising Committee for Competitions.

Hitherto, the world body had different committees for organization of its several competitions, including the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIFA U20 World Cup, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, FIFA U17 World Cup, FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Graphic photo: Father inserts electric heater into son’s anus for allegedly being gay

A Director of Planning in one of the ministries in Borno State, whose name has not been revealed, has been arrested by the state Police for allegedly inserting electric heater into the anus of his 10-year old son for being gay. The director committed this inhumane act over allegations that his young had been engaging in homosexual activities with some politicians.

Fayose’s Aide calls for Magu’s prosecution, accuses EFCC, APC of sponsoring protest against Fayose

Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as the headquarter of corruption in Nigeria, saying;
“If there is anyone that should be urgently prosecuted, it is Ibrahim Magu who was indicted by the DSS and still operating illegally as the EFCC Acting Chairman despite his rejection by the Senate.”

Wow! Check out the talent exhibited by these 6 siblings

This is pure talent!

Phones, computers and other gadgets have added to a 63% increase in electronic waste in Asia

According to a study from the United Nations University, a growing number of gadgets and more people who can afford to buy them has led to a 63% increase in electronic waste in Asia. Phones, computers and other appliances have contributed to 12.3 million tons of e-waste generated across the continent between 2010 and 2015.

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