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Saturday, November 1, 2014

What did Lee say about Lagos again? Check out this oyibo man enjoying our food

So Yahoo Travel writer Lee Abbamonte said recently that Lagos is the worst place on earth to visit. Absolutely false! A lot of oyibo people live here, many come here to work, some are even relocating permanently to Lagos. They love this place. We have our issues no doubt but Lagos is a great city!

Above is British man, Derek Arthur, who does not only love Lagos, he loves Nigerian dishes! Check him out digging into that pounded yam and egusi soap with relish..:-). Better person! See more photos after the cut...

Nigeria's Ambassador to UN loses husband

Prof. Joy Ogwu is Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN. Her husband, Dr Aloysius Ogwu has passed on.

A statement issued by the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN, New York, on Thursday said he died on Monday in New York, aged 77. He was a surgeon and retired as Chief Consultant Surgeon at the Military Hospital, Ikoyi, Lagos.

He is survived by his wife; Joy, five children, grand-children, sisters and brothers.

Happy New Month, LIB readers!

Happy new month guys. Remember that every new day, every new month is an opportunity to start all over again..if you feel you've messed up. It's never too late to start all over. In fact starting all over is not a bad thing, it gives you the chance to do things rights.

Also, you need to understand that you have more potential than you believe you do...than people believe you do. If you believe in yourself, in your dreams and you focus, there's absolutely nothing you can't do. You have to understand that you have as many hours in a day as those that are successful, so why are you wasting time? There's a powerful driving force inside of you that you need to unleash.

Start today. Work hard, work smart and you will shine amongst those who never believed you could.
Happy new month!
May all you dreams come true!

New video: Ozzybosco - 'You Reign' ft Midnight Crew & Tee Mac

OzzyBosco WonderKid” is here once again with the video to his latest gospel single ‘You Reign’ a praise song featuring Midnight Crew and the veteran flutist Tee Mac. The video was shot at various locations in Lagos by, Akin Alabi and shows OzzyBosco in his gospel element dovetailing with some of the most talented artistes in the entertainment industry. Enjoy...

Friday, October 31, 2014

Canada suspends visas for residents of Ebola-hit African countries

In a bid to also stop the spread of Ebola into its borders, the Canadian government today October 31st announced its suspension of visa applications for travelers from Ebola-hit countries.

Below is the statement released today by Canada's health minister, Rona Ambrose
"Our number one priority is to protect Canadians. We continue to work with domestic and international partners to aid efforts to respond to the outbreak in West Africa, while strengthening our domestic preparedness here at home."

Kylie Jenner's lips: see dramatic transformation over the years

17 year old Kylie Jenner has the most talked out lips in the world right now. She claims she's never had surgery...well, look at her lips over the years and tell us if you think it's great make-up or a good doc..

Photos: Check out actress Stella Damasus' Halloween look

Is that cat woman or...?

Vogue L’Uomo Italia features iconic menswear brand Okunoren

Vogue L’Uomo Italia has just featured menswear great Okunoren on its November 2014 issue which has American female rap sensation Nicki Minaj on its cover.

The magazine is the Italian edition of Vogue international & is one of the most influential authorities in men’s fashion worldwide. This issue hit the newsstands across the world in October and has had amazing review.

Check out stylish couple Dr Sid & wife's outfit to LFDW yesterday

Dr Sid and his wife Simi Esiri looked stylish as they attended the Lagos Fashion and Design Week yesterday. Simi wore a $1, 500 Givenchy mosaic dress and Manolo Blahnik shoes. Stunning!

Check out North West and Blue Ivy's adorable halloween costumes

Kim and Kanye's daughter North West dressed as a fairy skunk for Halloween. Proud mama Kim shared the photos on her instagram page, while Jay Z and Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy dressed as the late king of pop, Michael Jackson. See her photos after the cut...

Brand New Video: Davido ft DJ Arafat - Naughty

The undisputed man of the year Davido has released the video for hot joint Naughty featuring Ivory Coast’s very own DJ Arafat. Directed by Sesan, it is a fitting loud party theme with an army of sexy ladies bursting with energy to match the thumping rhythm of the audio, and Davido and DJ Arafat thrown right smack in the middle of it all. Enjoy...

Tambuwal drags FG to court over removal of his security aides

A day after his security aides were withdrawn by the Federal Government, the Speaker of the House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal, has filed a suit against the FG before a Federal High court in Abuja.

Tanbuwal filed the suit today Oct. 31st asking the court to declare that the withdrawal of his security aides while he's still the Speaker is unlawful and unconstitutional. He also asked the court to restrain FG from further infringing on his rights and privileges. There are reports they are trying to declare his seat vacant and organize a bye-election for the purpose of replacing him. Tanbuwal asked the court to restrain FG, INEC, PDP and IGP from doing this. In the meantime, he wants the court to order FG to return his security detail pending the determination of the suit.

MTN To Lavish Subscribers With Pleasant Surprises

The good times are here again as MTN is set to usher its subscribers into a season of surprises. Information emanating from the leading ICT company says like never before, from November 1,existing and would-be subscribers on the MTN network are about to have the best moments of their lives that can only be described as memorable experience worth the while.

Would you sleep in a Barbie Themed Hotel Room? See photos

The Hilton hotel in Buenos Aires Argentina has launched the world's first Barbie-themed suite. According to the official room description, it’s based on Barbie’s Dreamhouse with the decor ‘flushed pink’ throughout and it's located on the first floor of the hotel in room 136. You'll be able to spot the suite by its pink door.

It costs £112 per night (rising to £356 during peak holiday season) but the suite is already fully booked till 2015. See the pics after the cut and tell us if you will sleep in it..if you had the opportunity

TV/Radio personality DejI Falope weds

Former Soundcity VJ and Radio personality Deji Falope is a married man. He married his fiancee in a traditional wedding ceremony that held yesterday Oct. 30th in Calabar. Their white wedding will hold this Saturday. Happy married life to them.

"Yes, I slept with a married man" - Taqoya talks affair with Mathew Knowles

Matthew Knowles other baby mama, former lingerie model Taqoya Brancomb sat down with Inside Edition recently and opened up about her affair with Mathew Knowles where she readily admitted to sleeping with Matthew while he was married to Beyonce's mum, Tina Knowles.
"Yes, I slept with a married man and it was the wrong thing to do, but I have a beautiful daughter who came out of the situation.”
Taqoya said Mathew treated her like 'the love of his life' until she got pregnant...and also claims he lied to her about having a vasectomy and has made it very clear he wants nothing to do with her or their daughter, 4 year old model and actress, Koi Knowles (pictured right). Continue...

New Video: PRE - Highgrade

Music video by PRE performing Highgrade. Video was shot in London and directed by Sesan...

Bukina Faso President resigns following riot, military takes over

The President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Campaore has resigned from office following yesterday's massive protest by people who were opposed to the elongation of his 27 years tenure. In a statement released today, Campaore said his seat was vacant and urged his people to conduct an election in the next 90 days. 

Mr Compaore had earlier said he would remain in power until a transitional government had completed its work in 2015, a position the opposition parties and the army refused, forcing him to resign from power. His whereabouts is currently unknown.

Meet 2face Idibia & Wizkid @ The Bank Abuja tomorrow

The legendary 2Face Idibia and Wizkid brought together to make this Hennessy Artistry at one of the most outstanding clubs ever, The Bank Abuja this  Saturday November 1st, a diamond crested one, right immediately after his Triple Threat Tour gig also on the same day at The Congress Hall Transcorp Hilton. Abuja is coming super alive this weekend. Be there!..

Photos: M.I’s heartwarming performance with Jesse Jagz @Industry Nite album launch

Wednesday night at Spice Route was the place and time where the music industry’s finest converged to witness the M.I’s live performances just hours before the release of his 3rd studio album titled The Chairman. Celebs at the event included Seyi Shay, IllBliss, W4, Sound Sultan, Yung6ix, Jesse Jagz, IK Osakioduwa, Loose Kaynon and many more. M.I and his brother Jesse Jagz, shared the stage in performance and thrilled the crowd in warm embrace following the display. More pics after the cut..

Pics: Shark FC, other football players sleep in front of Rivers Govt House

 See another photo after the cut...

The situation on Awolowo Road Ikoyi this afternoon (photos)

A LIB reader just sent me these photos. They say Awolowo Road, Ikoyi has been on stand still for the past two hours because they are expecting vice-president Namadi Sambo, so there hasn't been much movement in the area. See more photos after the cut...

The Weekly Give Away, Starts Today!

Fashion Hands brings you the latest in fashion accessories specially designed for your hands to look classy and chic all day, every day. From infinity bracelets to classy wrist watches and midi rings, we have got you covered. Every piece we add to our collection is carefully selected by our fashion stylists to give the latest trends in today’s fashion world....

Kaduna armourer arrested for selling police weapons to criminals commits suicide in cell

Deputy Superintendent of Police Nanbol Audu, who was the officer in charge of the Kaduna Armory, has killed himself days after he was paraded with two others for stealing and selling police weapons to criminals and rich people in the state. He was paraded this past Monday October 27th

DSP Audu, an officer who had served in the police force for 30 years and was due to retire in five years, shot himself in the stomach around 5.40am today October 31st inside his detention cell at the police headquarters in Kaduna, it was announced on radio today. The state police commissioner Umar Shehu confirmed the incident.

Santa Claus dies at 86

Y'all know that Santa Claus used in a lot of Coca-Cola adverts? Well, he has died. His name was John Moore and he was the famous "Father Christmas" who inspired Coca Cola’s character and appeared in many ads for the brand. He died recently at the age of 86 and is being buried today in Burgess Hill, Sussex,UK.

When he was not shooting for Coca-Cola, he spent the rest of the year working as a taxi driver and barman. RIP, Mr Moore.

Letter to a hit-and-run driver. RIP Joseph Aidanemhen

A letter written to a hit-and-run driver by the brother of late Joseph Aidanemhen. So sad! Read below
I thought I should take a moment to let you know a little about the 'rising star' you brought to an abrupt end on Monday 27th October, 2014 at 1T4 junction, Ihumundumu road, Ekpoma. His names were Joseph Ighodalo Aidanemhen. He only just turned 20 earlier this year, and also just got admitted to study English at Ambrose Alli University weeks ago. He was the pride of everyone in my family, as he was the last-born thereof. Joseph was an intelligent, ambitious, confident and loving brother, who doubles as a son.

Kubechi's Closet Fair holds tomorrow at City Mall, Onikan, Lagos

All roads lead to City Mall Onikan tomorrow November 1st for a Fashion, Karaoke, Networking and exclusive Shopping Event 'Kubechi’s Closet Fair’s 9th Edition' From tasteful accessories, perfumes, & clothing to hair & beauty, footwear and more, you are invited to our fashion and lifestyle shopping event -Kubechi’s Fashion Fair!

Photos: Frightening moment Great White Shark trails surfer back to shore

The scary moment a Great White shark trailed surfer Andy Johnston back to shore was captured on camera and only released yesterday, weeks after the incident happened. According to reports, Andy and his friends were surfing at West Beach near Esperance, south-east of Perth Australia, on Sept. 21 when people ashore spotted the shark trailing the surfer. They all started shouting, some honking their car horns to warn Andy, who paddled immediately to escape the shark. The dramatic moments was captured by Frits De Bruyn, who was on holiday in the city.
"We were at a lookout and we saw a shadow in the water. It became evident it was a shark and everyone started shouting. There was about a dozen surfers and paddle boarders in the water. He followed him to shore for a bit... he was only a body-length behind him.The surfer went straight back out a few minutes after the shark swam away.' Mr De Bruyn told Daily Mail Australia. See more photos after the cut...

EFCC arraigns UNIBEN undergraduate over $12,000 internet scam

Find the EFCC press statement below...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, October 30, 2014 arraigned an undergraduate of the University of Benin, Kenneth Rukewe Ebule before Justice E. F Ikponmwen of an Edo State High Court, sitting in Benin- City on a 6- count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining money by false pretence and possession of fraudulent documents.The accused person allegedly duped Sabine Albert, a German, of the sum of $12, 088, 75 through fraudulent claims.

Oh dear! Boko Haram invades Fed. Poly in Mubi, Adamawa state?

Some folks are tweeting that Boko Haram men invaded Federal Poly in Mubi, Adamawa state this morning...destroying the school.

Fashion Cookout holds at N-Tyce Lounge tomorrow November 1

The anticipated & long awaited cookout is here. November 1st presents you "The Fashion CookOut!"

Join us for loads of exclusive fashion items at sale prices, a mini-fashion show, plenty food and music, karaoke and lots of fun activities plus cool giveaway! For Stall booking and inquiries contact 08064662120, 08090600253, or email and BBM 7c0400cc  

Photos: Nnamdi Azikiwe Uni students design formular student race car

Five final year students of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have designed and fabricated a formula student race car as a passing out project. Yep, they did.The students are Okoyenta Augustus, Okeke Chukwuebuka, Ezeani Chikeluba‎, Ofoegbu Kenechukwu, and Igbokwe Ebenezer. (all pictured above). Continue to see more photos...

Girl's present from dad turns her into a multimillionaire on her 19th birthday

19 year old Deisi Ocampo from Chicago is now a multimillionaire after accepting and scratching two lottery tickets her dad gave her as birthday present on October 6th.

Deisi told ABC News exactly what happened
"I rarely play the lottery. My dad buys tickets once in a while and thought it would fun to get me two tickets for my birthday. The following day, I didn’t think much of it when I scratched off the first set of numbers. But when I finished scratching the second ticket, I began to shake and sweat out of nervousness. I just couldn’t believe it was real.”
 The birthday girl had won $4 million dollars.

Pics: Bomb blast reported at Gombe Line motor park this morning

A bomb went off at the Gombe Line motor park in Gombe state around 9am this morning which has resulted in the death of at least 30 people. Eye witnesses say the bomb was planted by a man who came and dropped his bag in a Kano line bus and left. NEMA officials are said to be at the scene right now removing the dead bodies and taking the injured to the Gombe State Specialist Hospital. Hoping to get more info from the blast later. See more photos after the cut...

CIMA offers 45% discount and fast track route to MBAs, Msc in Accounting holders & chartered accountants

CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants has a launched a special limited offer of 45% off its standard registration fee for MBAs, M.Sc in Accounting holders and qualified accountants. The offer closes 31 December.

Ijeoma Anadozie, CIMA Country Manager says: “Our mission as an organisation is to help people and businesses succeed and we see this as the way to make CIMA more accessible to a greater number of business, finance and accounting graduates and professionals. 

Looks like they may seek the death penalty for Kano child-bride

Looks like the Kano State govt is really seeking the death penalty for 14-year-old child bride Wasila Tasi'u, who allegedly killed her 35 year old husband, Umar Sani and 3 of his friends with rat poison in the village of Unguwar Yansoro in Kano, 17 days after she was forced to marry him in April 2014.

The case was heard in court yesterday Oct. 30th and AFP's Aminu Abubakar writes that prosecutors at the High Court in Gezawa, have filed an amended complaint that charged the young girl with one count of murder over the killing. Lead prosecutor Lamido Abba Soron-Dinki said that if convicted, the charge is "punishable with death" and indicated the state would seek the maximum penalty.

Nollywood twins, Tracy & Treasure celebrate birthday with friends

Nollywood twin divas, Tracy and Treasure Daniels, also known as Golden Girlz, celebrated their birthday recently with friends at Elias Lounge in VI. See more photos after the cut...