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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Photos: US Secretary of State, John Kerry, meets GEJ, Buhari

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Nigeria today January 25th for meetings with Nigerian President Jonathan. He also met with Gen. Buhari and APC chieftains. More pics after the cut..

John Kerry arrives Lagos in 13 bullet proof suburban convoy as he holds talks with GEJ, Buhari

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived Nigeria today to hold talks with Pres. Jonathan, Buhari and APC leadership about next month's elections as well as the issue of insecurity in Nigeria. Sunday Dare who shared the pics and tweets is a media aide to APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu. More when you continue

Boko Haram reportedly captures Monguno village

According to reports, members of Boko Haram sect have captured Monguno village in Borno state after attacking the area very early this morning. They also attempted to attack the state capital, Maiduguri, but was repelled by the Nigerian military. There's a 24-hour curfew there right now.

"I was so scared to let the world know I was pregnant for a younger man" Toyin Lawani shares moving story

She shared this on instagram this afternoon

I remember when I got pregnant I was so scared to let the world know, No 1 had a clue until they saw me on the runway at Africa fashion week London,was almost 8months then,I used to worry Alot abt what people would say if i had a baby for someone younger, My Boo would Beg me endlessly and say my love care not I'm by your side, His parents where so Amazing and supportive,i was so shocked cause I didn't expect that kind of love and support, I almost didn't want to go through with it, severally I would change my mind,I will sit in d hospital thinking endlessly should I or should I not.

Lol. See what Basketmouth just posted on instagram

Looks like it's a costume for a hosting gig...

Obama speaks on missing Chibok girls, says Nigerian govt has not been as effective as it needs to be

President Obama was recently interviewed by YouTube stars, Bethany Mota, GloZell Green & Hank Green and one of the questions he was asked was about the missing Chibok girls and efforts by the US government to rescue them. What he said below...
"As people may or may not know, Boko haram is a radical, violent, terrible extremist organisation in Nigeria. It kidnapped 200 young women and there are in many cases still being held. What we tried to do is to help the Nigerian government deal with the problem. The Nigerian government has not been effective as it needs to be in not only finding the girls but also stopping these extremist organization from operating in their territory. What we have tried to do is to mobilize other countries to try to give the Nigerian government more resources, not just military equipment but also better intelligence. A lot of them to track where these folks are and try to stop them" he said

Pastor Paul Adefarasin gets brand new G-Wagon as birthday gift

Head Pastor of House on the Rock Pastor Paul Adefarasin got a brand new Mercedes Benz G-Wagon G63 from people in his church as he turned 52 today January 25th. He got this brand new SUV weeks after he gave a singer in his church a Range Rover SUV.

Radisson Blu Hotel Shuts Down to Conduct Extensive Renovation

The 5-star, water-front Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, has shut down operations to conduct extensive renovation of its facilities, as part of its Management’s commitment to retain standards & remain the hotel of 1st choice for guests visiting Lagos, for business or pleasure.

According to an official statement by Anchorage Leisures Limited, owners of the hotel, the extensive renovation of its facilities will “cover areas such as power generation, cooling system as well as other critical equipment”. “The magnitude of the renovation work has however necessitated shutting down of business operations for the duration of the renovation”, the statement further indicated.

More photos from Pres. Jonathan's meeting with Nollywood stars

The private meeting took place last night. See more pics after the cut...

Did pastor Oyedepo really say this?

President Jonathan was a guest at Winners Chapel in Ota Ogun state today and according to people who were there, they claim Pastor Oyedepo said he will 'open the gate of hell on those who oppose the President. Did he really say this?

Movie producer Chinneylove Eze completes new movie 'The Good Wife'

26yr old movie producer Chinneylove Eze completes her 6th movie The Good Wife, shares her story
"I worked and prayed until I got here. I am not where I want to be, but at least I am somewhere. The best gift I gave to myself was been industrious. There's absolutely nothing wrong with getting gifts from men, but the feeling when you can get it and even more yourself, it is self fulfilling. I didn't have to wait for any man or daddy's money, I did it all by myself. I started with little trade of buying and selling back in university and now am a proud movie producer of over six movies at 26. And I can proudly says it pays my bills. My asset is not my beauty or body, but my brains, and I urge every young girl out there, Think it, Be it and Live it."

Erm, she's his new wife, not his daughter (photos)

Remember I posted this pic above (left) a while back and we were all confused as to the real nature of their relationship because of how young the girl is. Some said she was his (him - being former governor of Kogi, Audu Abubakar) new wife, others said she was his daughter. Erm, a new pic has been released to clear the confusion (right). That's his new wife. Her name is (supposedly) Olivia and she's University of Jos undergraduate. 

Did Funke Akindele shade Toyin Aimakhu last night?

Something happened last night but I was too tired to write it ...and then I woke up this morning and almost forgot about it. *sigh*. I may be reaching and Funke may not have been referring to Toyin but let me tell you what happened and you decide for yourself.

It's not news that Toyin Aimakhu and Funke Akindele don't see eye to eye. If you Google, you will find a few posts of reports of the two actresses beefing each other. In fact, sometime in 2013, Toyin tweeted at an 'aunty Agbaya' who was going around tarnishing her image. Toyin made reference to herself being married while the 'Agbaya' was single and jumping around. This was a few months after Funke Akindele's marriage ended. (Read here). A lot of people felt Toyin was referring to Funke.

Well, yesterday after news hit social media that Toyin Aimakhu's marriage to Adeniyi Johnson had crashed, Funke went on instagram and posted what you see above and under it she wrote "Yes, You!" with two tongue out smiley.

Many of her followers immediately picked up on it and accused her of shading Toyin because her marriage had also failed. When fans criticized her for the post, Funke Akindele removed it but not before I screen-grabbed it. So that's happened. You think it had to do with Toyin?

Photos from 'Omotola at 20' dinner event in Abuja

The actress, who's celebrating her 20 years in the entertainment industry, held a dinner in Abuja last night at the Sandralia Hotel. Her friends and colleagues including Osita Iheme, Joseph Yobo, Uti Nwanchukwu, Larry Koldsweat and more were there. Will bring official photos later. More pics when you continue...

Shots fired! Burna Boy sounds off on twitter...

The music star took to twitter to slam someone but refused to mention any name. Looks like its someone in the industry...

Amber Rose clears the air on her relationship with Nick Cannon

The rumour that she's dating Nick Cannon has been circulating since she and Wiz Khalifa broke up but it intensified last night after she posted this pic above of herself and Nick, saying that they bought a his&hers matching Ferrari. When people started calling her out for dating Nick, she set the record straight. What she wrote after the cut...

OC Ukeje and wife step out for a red carpet event for the first time

The couple who got married in November 2014, stepped for their first red carpet event together last week for the premiere of 'Gone Too Far’ at the Genesis Deluxe Cinema, Lagos.

Maiduguri under serious Boko Haram attack this morning

Boko Haram terrorists, in the early hours of this morning, attacked residents of some communities in Maiduguri. The Defence HQ tweeted that troops are repelling the attack and have imposed curfew on Maiduguri with immediate effect to help fight the insurgents

Photos: Kim K and Kanye West stun in all black at BET Honours..

The couple coordinated in black Balmain ensemble to the BET Honors which held last night in Washington DC where Kanye was bestowed with the Visionary Award. See more pics after the cut...

Basketmouth Opens Church

It's a comedy skit and it's hilarious. Watch

Amber Rose confirms coming to Lagos for D'banj's show

Told y'all yesterday! :-). Get ready Lagos, for a sexy weekend with Amber Rose and Blac Chyna...

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Photos from Adaeze Yobo's baby shower

Who even knew she was pregnant? Adaeze and Joseph Yobo are expecting their 2nd child together. Her friends threw her a baby shower today January 24th at Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler in Turkey. And no, she didn't post the pics herself on social media, I found the pics on the instagram page of the white lady on the right. It's our job to find these things...lol. So happy for them. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: President Jonathan meets with entertainers in Lagos

Nigerian entertainers including Omawumi, Patience Ozokwor, Bovi, Omobaba, Mike Ezuronye, Emem Isong and other met with president Jonathan in Lagos this evening. More pics after the cut...

New music: Devixion - I Don Come

Upcoming act, Devixion, drops his debut single titled 'I don come' produced by Tony Ross. In the afro-pop song, the artiste talks about his struggle, and the eventual success he is enjoying now, as well as encourage others going through rough times in a bid to be successful, not to give up. 

The Edo-born artiste also gave shout outs to some prominent Edo icons like; Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Sir Victor Uwaifo, Sir (Dr.) Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, Ach. Mike Onolememen, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, The Onojie of Uromi and the Oba of Benin. The song is dedictaed to his late brother, Joseph ''Joesmith" Aidanemhen here

Shocking moment Egyptian female socialist activist is gunned down in the street by police during demonstrations

A female demonstrator (pictured) was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a protest in central Cairo today January 24th on the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak. A health ministry spokesman said Shaima al-Sabbagh died of birdshot wounds, which fellow protesters said were fired by police to disperse the march. Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said al-Sabbagh's death was being investigated and vowed that 'whoever committed a mistake will be punished, whoever he may be.' (UK Daily Mail)

'We are committed to a meal a day for kids in public pry schools' - Yemi Osinbajo

Politicians and promises. Is this even possible?

Naira now goes for 208 (215) to a dollar

The naira, on Friday, depreciated against the dollar as it traded at N208 from the N191.50 it sold for on Monday, January 19. (it's about N215 as of today)

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new rate had made the naira to lose N16.50 within five days. The CBN’s website, however, put the naira against the dollar at N167.50, while the pound sold for N253.20 and the euro stood at N193.89.

Major throwback pic of Pastor Adeboye and the founder of RCCG

Pastor Enoch Adeboye and founder of RCCG, Rev Josiah Akindayomi in the 1970s when Pastor Adeboye was working as an interpreter. Photo credit: SMSN

Amber Rose, Blac Chyna coming to Lagos next weekend for D'banj's event

Two of the sexiest women in the world will be in Nigeria next weekend January 31st for D'banj's 10th anniversary event happening at Ocean View. The event will be hosted by Amber Rose. Her BFF, Blac Chyna is also coming. There will be a private beach party too on the 1st of February for the "Feeling The Nigga Weekend.". All Amber Rose fans, get ready! You heard it here first! *wink*

Buy 2, Get 1 Free Every Single day On the Jumia Flash Sale!!

Adding to the excitement of its Super Fashion Clearance Sale, Jumia.com decides to take it a step further with the upcoming scintillating Flash Sale on all products you love starting on Monday the 26th of January, 2015 till Friday the 30th of January, 2015.

Still in the Spirit of striped-down prices, thousands of products from various categories on the Jumia website will be going at huge discounts alongside the fashion clearance sale which has already started, talk about getting double for your money.

Spot the difference featuring Rita Dominic

Here is another 'spot the difference' photo featuring Rita Dominic. There are five differences. See it?

Photos: See what a LIB reader was served in a bar in Calabar...lol

The LIB reader explains
"So I sat at a bar here in Calabar today with my friends to have a drink and what were we served? Star in a Harp bottle, abi is it Harp covered with Star wrapper? Its almost unbelievable (considering the Guinness/NBL rivalry). And I hope you noticed that it's well cocked and untampered, so it's not like anybody did anything funny. That was straight from the fridge! Welcome to 9ja! Lol..."

Photo: Woman lashed for getting raped...

According to this twitter user, the woman in the picture got lashed 90 times for getting raped in Saudi Arabian. For some reason, it's her fault that she was raped. How hopeless!

How I will operate as Nigeria’s First Lady – Buhari’s Wife

At the inaugural meeting of the APC women presidential campaign initiative held in Abuja today, Saturday January 24th, wife of the APC presidential flag-bearer reacted to her husband’s promise to scrap the office of the first lady because it is unconstitutional and allegedly being used to steal public fund. Below is what she told newsmen.
"When my husband is elected as the president of this country, he will rule the country within the rule of law based on the constitution of the country. If the office of the first lady is constitutionally recognised, he will not tamper with it, but if it is not that’s okay. For me, I will perform my duties and role as the wife of the President of Nigeria traditionally. Wives of presidents have some traditional roles, like receiving guests, visiting orphanages, helping the less privileged people. They also lead in the fight for the right of women and malnourished children, infant mortality rate, kidnapping and girl-child trafficking" (NAN)

LargeHouse Releases The Queen’s Fiction Novel And Trailer

The Queen’s Fiction Novel written by DejiSowande (read initial post here) is now available and you can get them in the following places. Visit www.thequeensfiction.com for more information.

Listen to the review with Benji on Classicfm 97.3 #BookOnReview at 9pm tonight - here

Also watch the Trailer directed by Ajefilms, scripted and produced by the author DejiSowande, graphics and effects by AniekanEtuhube and styled by Iyobosa