Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 03/19/2017 - 03/26/2017


Friday, 24 March 2017

London attack victim, Kurt Cochran was in UK to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary with his wife

A victim in the Westminster Bridge attack has been named as Kurt Cochran, an American tourist who was on vacation in London with his wife to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. According to a statement released by the LDS Church, Cochran and his wife Melissa who suffered serious injuries were on the final day of a European trip. They had been due to fly home to Utah on Thursday.

Islamic TV station blames 'Satanic trick' after hardcore porn went on air in Senegal

A religious TV station in Senegal has filed a complaint with the authorities against an unidentified saboteur for the 'satanic trick' over airing pornography instead of its regular religious programmes.
Viewers tuning into Touba TV on Monday afternoon were left stunned when hardcore pornography was aired 1:10pm to 1:30pm.

Lesbian couple, Toby and Lindsay pregnant at the same time

Yes, you read that right.  Toby Fleischman and her partner, Lindsay Lanciault, are married and they are both pregnant at the same time. Toby broke the news on Instagram saying:

9 Tanzanian journalists suspended over fake Trump news

A popular Tanzanian television station has suspended one of its top presenters alongside eight others, for disseminating fake news in which US President Donald Trump praised Tanzanian president John Magufuli.

Identity of woman who plunged into River Thames to escape Westminster terrorist revealed to be a Romanian on holiday to celebrate fiancé's birthday

A woman was rescued alive yesterday from the River Thames after she jumped in there from the Westminster bridge to escape the terror attack. The woman's name is Andreea Cristea, a 29-year-old architect from Romania who was visiting London with her fiancé, Engineer Andrei Bumaz.

Prophet who slept with a cult member, says he's being raped by a snake everyday

A 40-year-old Zimbabwean self-styled prophet has revealed that he now physically engages in anal sex with a snake since bedding Sheila Taibu, a member of a popular cult in Zimbabwe.
Speaking about the tormenting trauma, Pachawa Kwanamba said since the encounter, a mysterious snake is in the habit of penetrating him from his behind every day.

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez strips down to his shorts as he forgets 'Arsenal madness' to train with Chile

Football star, Alexis Sanchez, has been linked in recent times with a move away from Arsenal and even his body language at the club suggests it could be a matter of 'when' rather than 'if' he'll leave the club, but he decided to take away all the frustration and madness at Arsenal and channel it into positive energy at his national side, Chile,  stripping down to his shorts during team training on Wednesday. Toned body!

Photos: Rivers State Police arrests 34 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers, cultists, recovers over 130 arms and ammunition

The Rivers State Police Command on Wednesday, March 22, said it has arrested 15 suspected armed robbers, 14 kidnappers, 5 cultists and recovered over 130 arms and ammunition, six vehicles and some charms.
One of the suspect identified as Sunday Aniebet confessed to have connived with his gang to kidnap his master, one Hon. Ndubuisi Wosu on March 14th.

ISIS claims responsibility for London attack

An ISIS-affiliated news agency, Amaq, reports that a "soldier of Islamic State" carried out the Westminster, London attack. The group posted a tweet reading "Security source to Amaq agency: The perpetrator of the attack yesterday in front of the British Parliament in London is a soldier of the Islamic State and carried out the operation in response to appeals targeting nationals of coalition countries."

Photos: Alleged car thief with fake burn wounds nabbed in church in Aba

As shared by a Facebook user, Rex Ahime... "EVIL IN TOWN BE WISE. Today in our church this young boy came to our church, with a faked fire burn wound pretending He has fire incident, To God glory Dr Okebugwu Nwankwo was in church who prove to us that it is a fake one. When our security men searched him They got 2 vehicle master key with him. Who knows whose car could go today. Be careful about evil in d town."

Photos: Germany set to deport Nigerian ISIS supporter born in the country

Two alleged ISIS supporters who were born in Germany are to be deported from the country in the first such expulsion in history.
The men, who hold Nigerian and Algerian citizenship, were arrested on suspicion of planning an imminent terror attack after a gun and Isis flags were found at their homes during police raids in Göttingen.

Former D.R. Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba sentenced to an additional year in Prison by ICC

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have added a year to Jean-Pierre Bemba‘s 18-year jail term following the former Congolese vice president’s conviction for attempting to bribe witnesses during the war crimes trial.
After a second trial on the separate charges, Bemba on Wednesday was also ordered to pay a 300,000-euro ($323,670) fine to the court's fund supporting victims of atrocities.

Mel B and her estranged husband going for family therapy for the sake of their kids

Former Spice Girls member and singer, Mel B and her husband, Stephen Belafonte who are in the process of getting divorced, are currently going for family therapy for the sake of their children. According to TMZ, the couple arrived for the first session in separate cars with their kids in another car in the company of their nanny. Read TMZ report below..

Photos: Man accuses police of killing his son while in detention in Lagos, asks for his son's body to be released

Pastor Gabriel Atansuyi, has accused police officers at Jankara Police station in Oko-Awo, Lagos state of killing his son, Ifedolapo, while he was in detention. According to Gabriel, a woman identified as Tessy, had accused the deceased of selling her iPhone without her consent. The lady informed her husband named Wale who reportedly contracted his "boys" to manhandle the deceased and afterwards got him detained at the Jankara Police station.

Caitlyn Jenner suffers wardrobe malfunction, displays her bra through sheer top

Caitlyn Jenner spent Wednesday night out and about in Malibu, dressed in a lovely orange sheer blouse, white trousers and high heel, but what caught the eyes of all was her white bra visible beneath the sheer top.

Photos from the Funeral of female Airforce official, Sholape Okadipupo murdered by her jealous lover in Benue

The Funeral of Sholape Oladipupo aka Shomzy Shomzy, the female Airforce officer who was murdered by her jealous lover, Lt. Benny Kalu,  took place at the Air Force Cemetery, Ojo, Lagos today March 23rd. Benny killed the deceased in Makurdi, Benue state on March 11th. More photos after the cut..

Beyoncé surprises high school cancer patient with a Facetime call (Video)

A senior high school cancer patient who says one of her dreams was to meet Beyoncé was given a memory she'll remember for the rest of her life. Ebony Banks who is battling stage four cancer was recently reached through a FaceTime call by Beyoncé after her friends launched a social media campaign using the hashtag #EBOBMEETSBEYONCE to make her wish come true. In the video, the ailing student said: 'I love you Beyoncé,' while Beyoncé waved back and replied, 'I love you.' Watch the heartwarming video below...

Thursday, 23 March 2017

'What Bisola and I enjoyed under the sheets!' - TTT talks to Linda Ikeji TV

Big Brother Naija contestant Thin Tall Tony sat down with Linda Ikeji TV to speak about his experience in the house, his escapades with Bisola and the time he trekked from Ozumba Mbadiwe VI to TBS because he didn't have transport fare. Enjoy!

New Video: Bamidele - Laye [Dir. Matt Max]

Burgeoning artiste Bamidele signed on to Stanzee Records has followed up the release of his hit single ‘L’aye’ with a spectacular video for the song. The video shot by Matt Max on location in Lagos, Nigeria is a huge compliment to the song as its compelling visuals and superb production shows the creative energy portrayed by the artiste in the best possible way.

With the video already making waves, there is certainly more to come from the young musician who is certainly on the way up...

Dino Melaye shares screenshots of his MSc project, and Nigerians react...

Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding his first degree from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Dino Melaye this evening shared these screenshots from his project for his Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University. His followers are however not satisfied and are demanding for screenshots of his first degree certificate instead of this.

Aww...2face Idibia surprises Annie Idibia in the sweetest way (video)

Today is the couple's wedding anniversary and 2face was supposed to be in Madrid but he flew back to spend the special day with his wife, who was not aware he was in town. Annie thought 2face was still in Spain and was totally surprised when he snuck up on her while she was out having dinner with friends. 18 years together. 4 years married. Wishing them forever and a day more! Watch the beautiful video after the cut...

LASU best graduating student reveals hurdles she had to surmount, including writing JAMB 7 times before gaining admission

Mrs Elizabeth Orefuwa, 29, who graduated with a 4.74 cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) making her the best graduating student in Lagos State University, has revealed that it was no easy road for her. According to her, she wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 7 times before finally gaining admission into the tertiary institution.

"Commander of MD's clan" Caroline Danjuma says as she shares adorable photo of her daughter

Caroline Danjuma shared these adorable photo of her daughter and captioned it;
"My precious jewel ... Queen E .... daddy's little madam. commander of MD's clan.. 'madam I ain't too little to give you orders '...my shinning star"

Photo: "My husband is back to life" Wife of Kaduna man who got penis transplant after accident, gives birth to baby girl

Wife of Zaria man, Muhammad Sirajo Musa, who got a penis transplant in Egypt, welcomed a baby girl a week ago, Daily Trust reports.
During the Eid-el-Fitr of 2009, Musa on his way to the prayer ground was involved in an accident in which his penis was severed.

Controversial Zambia-based Nigerian pastor claims his followers who typed 'I receive' to his prophecy got money in their accounts

According to Controversial Zambia-based Nigerian pastor, Ejimadu Andrew, his followers received strange money in their account after typing 'I receive' to his prophesy. He wrote;
Attention! Does miracle money really happen? Have you experienced it before? Where does Seer 1 produce this money from? Can people receive this money from all over the world?

Super Eagles to wear black bands during today's Senegal friendly to honour Westminster attack victims

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will today wear black armbands against Senegal as a mark of respect and support to the victims of the Westminster terrorist attack which killed 3 people and left 40 injured on Wednesday.
WestMinster is very close to the Hive Stadium,London, where the Super Eagles will play Senegal tonight...

Chris Brown's baby mama, Nia Guzman, files trademark for their daughter's name, Royalty Brown

Chris Brown's baby mama, Nia Guzman, obviously knows how to take advantage of opportunities.
This time, she has filed a trademark for her daughter, Royalty Brown's name and she listed only herself as the owner. The International class 25 trademark includes clothing, footwear and headgear.

Access Bank & Yudala sponsored Linda Ikeji's Selfmade Woman Conference / April 22nd / Oriental, Lagos

Sorry guys, y'all will be hearing about this conference everyday on this blog...lol. So excited, can't wait for the day! One of our confirmed speakers is Ms Kemi Adetiba, the director of the highest grossing Nigerian movie of all time. She will come and share the story of how her passion has changed her life and through her, the lives of others. Will let you guys know about other confirmed speakers. There will be quite a few of them.

Date is April 22nd. Time: 10am. Venue: Oriental Hotel, Lagos. The conference is being sponsored by Access Bank and Yudala.

Meet another recipient of the 2016/17 'I'd Rather Be Selfmade' project, Ehisogie Idehen

This is Ehisogie Opeyemi Idehen. She's 22 and she's one of the recipients of the 2016/17 'I'd Rather Be Selfmade' project. She has a Diploma in Law and she's a 400l law student of the university of Lagos.

Ehis is the CEO of EHIS cleaning services: Their Services include after party cleaning, corporate offices, residential cleaning, floor restoration, window cleaning, outsourcing of cleaners, Fumigation.

Dino Melaye shares court paper of his N5bn lawsuit against Sahara Reporters

Dino Melaye today filed a N5 billion lawsuit against Sahara Reporters over a publication where they alleged he never graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU. Continue to see some of the responses he got after sharing the court paper...

ISIS claim responsibility for Westminster attack, say the killer answered "ISIS call to target citizens of the coalition."

Terrorist Organization, ISIS, have finally claimed responsibility for the Westinster attack on Wednesday which claimed the lives of three people and caused terror, panic and fear across London.

The attack was carried out by a British-born extremist who was once investigated by MI5 and Isis through it's affiliated new agency, A’maq news, has claimed the attacker was a “soldier of the Islamic State” who answered "ISIS call to target citizens of the coalition."

More photos from Waje's brother's wedding

Singer, Waje's younger brother, Ifeanyi tied the knot today with his bride, Moe. See more photos from the wedding after the cut.

For $100k, you can join other tourists to visit the Titanic wreck site next year

Apparently, tourists are still obsessed with vising the wreck site of the legendary Titanic ship. In 1912, a trip on board the Titanic was the ultimate in luxury travel and more than a century later, it still is. 
Tourists will once again get the chance to glide along the Titanic's deck when London-based travel company Blue Marble Private begins dives to the wreck site in May 2018.

Photo: Nigerian migrant sues South Africa's Home Affairs, police officer for alleged maltreatment

A Nigerian, who walks with a limp, is suing South Africa's minister of home affairs, the local government, a police officer and an official at the Department of Home Affairs for hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages as a result of this alleged maltreatment.

Dayo Amusa, Bimbo Akintola, Wole Ojo and others for Pathetic movie tomorrow in Ikeja

Nollywood filmmaker and actress, Dayo Amusa is set to hit the cinema screen nationwide tomorrow, March 24, with her new movie, ‘Pathetic’. The actress will be at the Silverbird cinemas, Ikeja, Lagos, tomorrow with some of her colleagues to watch the movie.

Senate approves appointment of 45 non-career ambassadorial nominees, rejects two nominees

The Senate today confirmed the nomination of 45 out of the 47 nnon-career ambassadorial ominees President Buhari sent to it for confirmation. The senators confirmed the nomination of 45 of the nominees but rejected two based on recommendations from the senate committee on Foreign Affairs.

How to add products from Amazon and Ebay to GoodsExpress so you can pay in Naira & get free shipping to Nigeria

Shopping from U.S stores like EBay, Macys, Old Navy, Walmart and Amazon have been difficult for Nigerians as there are payment restrictions and these stores do not ship to Nigeria.
Nigerians can now shop with ease from top international retailers like Macy's, Amazon, EBay, AliExpress, Walmart and other U.S and China stores and have their items delivered nationwide for free on GoodsExpress.

Man survives hit and run accident around Ile Zik while crossing the road today (photos)

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) bikers today rescued a man involved in a hit and run accident around Ile Zik inward Old Abeokuta-Agege Expressway. The unidentified man, who was hit while crossing the road early this morning, went into coma before he regained consciousness.

The victim had a fractured right arm and the Police alerted Lagos State Ambulance Emergency Services (LASAMBUS), who took him away for further treatment after stabilising.

Video: Fayose promises to tone down his criticism of President Buhari

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, has promised to tone down his crticism of President Buhari and his government. Fayose made the promise when he spoke with the Minister of Works, Roads and Housing Babatunde Fashola at the Ekiti state government house.

Check out this throwback photo of former BBNaija contestant, Uriel

Shakar El shared this throwback photo of former Big Brother Naija 2017 contestant, Uriel Oputa, via IG today. Compared to her recent look, her fashion and makeup style has definitely been upgraded.

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Flavour shares adorable photo with his daughters, Gabrielle & Sofia

So cute!

Whose sister is this biko?

The things you see on the internet! See more photos after the cut.

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