Thursday, May 28, 2015

Graphic photo: Girl dies after being electrocuted by power bank in Ghana

A young Ghanaian girl identified as Blandine (pictured above) was on May 25th electrocuted to death after the power bank she was using to charge her phone got stuck on her skin and electrocuted her. According to reports from Dumsor, Ghana, the girl was chatting with a friend when she fell asleep and placed the power bank she was using to charge her phone around her breast region. She had connected the power bank to an electricity source so it can charge when power is restored. As power was restored to her area, their was a power surge, the power bank got heated and got stuck on her skin, electrocuting her to death. Her parents found her dead. So sad! Pic of the deceased after the cut

Buhari, Osinbajo to tour Aso Rock today

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and VP-elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will be led on a facility tour of Aso Rock by President Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo today May 28th. This is part of the procedures leading to the handing over ceremony which takes place tomorrow May 29th.

Police make example of ‘homeless’ man begging with $800 in his pocket

The police department in Slidell, Louisiana tackled the issue of homelessness on their Facebook page last week in a very unapologetic way, highlighting a specific incident that happened this week. Below is what the wrote;
"Transients, also known as beggars or homeless, are often a hot topic of debate for Slidell residents. There are people who feel these individuals all need to be arrested. Some feel they should offer help. Literally, every day, someone either calls Slidell Police or sends us a message on Facebook asking us to do something about this problem.”

Hawtshoes mega sales! Up to 90% discount on entire site...

Whilst adventurous Nigerians are trekking from cities to cities, we the hawtshoes fashionistas are twerking from the amazing mega deals going on at

It’s a fashion miracle- the ladies shoe sale at Hawtshoes never ends and the prices simply cannot be beaten! Our selections of designer-inspired discount shoes are some of the trendiest sole hugging footwear you’ll find.

Singapore Airlines Airbus plunges 13,000 feet as both engines fail in bad weather

Passengers received a scare when a Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 dropped 13,000ft after both of its engines failed in mid-air on a recent flight.
As the  plane made an unexpected descent the pilots followed ‘operational procedures’ and managed to restore power to both Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines, Singapore Airlines said in a statement.

Gov Oshiomhole comes hard on Okonjo Iweala over false subsidy claims by oil marketers

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole yesterday came hard on the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over the lingering fuel scarcity and her claims that oil marketers were presenting fraudulent oil subsidy claims for payment.

Speaking at a function, the Governor queried the Minister for speaking up about the falsification of claims by the oil marketers just few days after the government in which she is a minister will be leaving office. He said the Minister should take sole responsibility for any discrepancies recorded in the subsidy claims and in the Economy as a whole.

Animal rights activist compares lab Chimpanzees to African American slaves

An animal rights activist in his quest to grant primates the same liberties enjoyed by humans​​shockingly ​compared ​their legal fight to the struggle of enslaved blacks in the US.

Steve Wise the lawyer 'representing these chimpanzees, Hercules and Leo said:
“We had a history of that for hundreds of years saying black people are not part of society and you can enslave them. That wasn’t right. It didn’t work,” said Steven Wise, head of the Nonhuman Rights Project.

Footballer stabs mechanic to death over age difference

20-year-old aspiring football player from Afikpo North, Ebonyi State, Jacob pictured above has been arrested by the Lagos state Police command for killing a mechanic, Moruf Sanni by stabbing him to death over an arguement regarding age difference at Iwaya,Yaba on Monday May 25th.

According to reports, the victim, Moruf had an argument and a fight with someone in his area simply identified as 'Somebody', over who was older on Sunday May 24th. The fight was  then settled by the elders in the area.

Lagos govt cancels movement’s restriction for May 30th sanitation

The Lagos state government has cancelled restriction of movement during Saturday May 30th environmental sanitation exercise in the state.
While announcing the cancellation, the Commissioner for Environment, Tunji Bello said the cancellation is to enable residents of the state participate fully in all activities lined up to celebrate the inauguration of the president-elect Muhammadu Buhari and the Lagos state governor elect, Akinwunmi Ambode. 

Strapped for cash: Take a personal loan

The current situation of fuel’s scarcity has literally affected every other aspect of our lives. Prices of food increased drastically, getting fuel off black market is triple the normal price, people are spending ridiculous amount of money just to meet up to their everyday needs and necessities.

In the heat of all this, our salaries remain the same. How can you afford to cater to these expenses until this fuel fiasco is over? If you find yourself strapped for cash, a personal loan may help you close your budget gap, no matter what your income bracket is.

Janet Jackson's husband throws her a surprise birthday party as she turns 49

Janet Jackson thought she was just on a date night with husband Wissam Al Mana when the pair headed out for a sushi dinner on May 16. Instead Janet found herself at a surprise birthday party her businessman husband put together for her 49th birthday at L.A.’s Hyde Lounge.

Photos: President elect Buhari arrives Nigeria

President elect Buhari, pictured above as he arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport  at 5.20am. More photo after the cut

Kylie Jenner stuns in new photo

17 year old model, Kylie Jenner shared this sultry photo of herself from a recent photoshoot

Photo: Buhari on his way back to Nigeria

President elect Muhammadu Buhari who has been in the UK on a private visit is pictured above onboard a British Airways flight on his way back home ahead of his inauguration as President tomorrow, May 29.

Animal rights activist slam Khloe K for taking photos with animals

Khloe Kardashian has supposedly upset a group of animal rights activist with her Dubai selfies with various animals which she posted to her Instagram account including one of her feeding a giraffe, cuddling an orangutan, and 'kissing' a stingray she appears to have become very close with.

I was a motor park tout, Benue state Gov-elect

The Benue State Governor elect, Chief Samuel Ortom, explained that his experience as a motor park tout to his election as governor has been nothing than a divine arrangement and the handiwork of God.

You won't get a penny- Bruce Jenner tells stepchildren of the woman in the fatal car crash he was involved in

Bruce Jenner says the adult stepchildren of the woman who died in the Malibu car crash he was involved in don't deserve a penny from him because they didn't lose anything when she died.

Jenner responded to the step kids, 60-year-old Dana and 57-year-old William in new legal docs, saying their thin family connection does not give them the right to sue for wrongful death and wants a judge to throw out the wrongful death lawsuit filed by both of them.

Cameroonians raise 3m euros to help army fight Boko Haram

A fundraising campaign to help Cameroon’s army battle Nigeria’s feared Boko Haram fighters has brought in more than 3 million euros and hundreds of tonnes of food, local media said on Wednesday.

Cameroon decided last August to fight Boko Haram after a series of incursions by the Islamist fighters in the far north of the country where 2 soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram attack earlier this month.

103 year old identical twins die within weeks of each other

After living most of their lives together, Gleyns Thomas and Florence Davies, reportedly the world's oldest twin sisters, passed away within weeks of each other.

Thomas died on April 23, according to The Telegraph, and her heartbroken sister passed away less than a month later on May 20.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Photos from Governor Amaechi's 50th birthday celebration

Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi turned 50 today and some of his friends threw him a party. Kaduna state Govenor elect, Nasir El Rufai, Hon Abike Dabiri, Senator Magnus Abe and others were some of the special guest at the event. See more photos after the cut..

200 soldiers reportedly sacked from Nigerian Army for cowardice

200 soldiers have reportedly been dismissed by the Nigerian army over allegations of cowardice and insubordination during the army's operation to take over Sambisa forest. The soldiers were reportedly dismissed at the Rukuba Barracks in Jos, Plateau State yesterday May 26th. When asked about the reported dismissal, Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, did not refute the claims but stated that the army as an institution has zero tolerance for cowardice and insubordination.

Fuel scarcity is an act of Sabotage - President Jonathan

During the Federal Executive Council valedictory session earlier today, President Jonathan said his administration has witnessed various degrees of political manipulations, particularly the ASUU strike which according to him is one of the longest strike ever as well as the recent fuel scarcity which he said is a clear act of Sabotage. He said if it wasn't a case of Sabotage, how come the strike by the marketers happened just few days before the end of his government. He said the actions of the marketers was clearly to bring his government to its knees.

Photos: Disney princesses copy Kim K's sauciest self-portraits

Disney princesses including Ariel, Pocahontas, and Jasmine mimic Kim Kardashian's sauciest self-portraits in illustrations created in honor of the reality queen's book Selfish. The images were created by Isaiah Stephens, an artist and illustrator based in Boston and released on Cosmopolitan. More pics after the cut...

What You Need to Know about Konga’s Big App Mobile Sale

Nigeria’s first mobile app only sale is just around the corner. The Konga BigApp sale will run from the 28th of May to the 1st of June. During this period, Konga will be offering incredible discounts of up to 75% across several categories ranging from phones and tablets, Home and Kitchen, Beauty and Health, Fashion, Computers and accessories and so much more. These discounts will be made available first via the Konga Mobile App.

Photos from AIT's Grand House reception for President Jonathan

DAAR Communications, owners of AIT station hosted Pres. Jonathan to a Grand House Reception in Abuja this evening. Continue to see more photos from the event...

Sokoto governor-elect, Aminu Tambuwal releases official portrait

Above is the official portrait of the Governor-elect of Sokoto state, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal.

These ones too say they are appreciate Gov Akpabio

Peter Ukeme and Ekong Ridd say they are trekking from Ikot Ekpene to Uyo in honor of Governor Godswill Akpabio and governor-elect Dr Udom Emmanuel. Can you young folks find something else to so with your time? This trekking thing is over-flogged! More photos after the cut...

Blac Chyna moves on from Tyga with boxing champion J'Leon (pics)

Blac Chyna has finally moved on from Tyga. She now has a boyfriend. The 27 year old mother of one is dating boxing star J'Leon Love, 27. According to TMZ, they have been dating for about a month..but Blac Chyna officially introduced him to her fans on her instagram page yesterday. He's cute!

Oil scarcity/strike action: More facts emerge as dust settles

Read the press statement below...
Recent reports have shown that the association made up of oil marketers have actually been at the center of brokering a deal to end the unfortunate strike action with the Federal Government, instead of the other way round. 
The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) stuck to their commitment to ensure availability of petroleum products across the country as they even extended the negotiations to include the oil transporters and unions, who also went on strike based on non-payment of their wages.

Photos: Students, parents & teachers hold night vigil in school over alleged plans by Enugu govt to demolish their school

Parents, teachers and students of Spring of Life International School, Enugu have resorted to holding vigils in their school premises after the state government allegedly indicated plans to demolish their school which they termed an illegal structure.

According to one of the students who reached to LIB, the state government had recently embarked on pulling down illegal structures in the state built without a town plan approval and had marked their school premises for demolition. Their school management immediately approached an Enugu state court and the court issued an injunction barring the state government from carry out the planned demolishing. See photos of students holding vigil after the cut...

Senator-elect Dino Melaye wants allowances, salaries of legislators reduced

Read the press statement below...
Senator-elect, Otunba Dino Melaye, said he has never been a government contractors and will not be one. He also called on Nigerians to pressurize the incoming Assembly to reduce exuberant salaries and allowances of Nigerian legislators.
Melaye who will be representing Kogi West Senatorial District under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), spoke in Abuja on Tuesday night during a reception organized in his honour his friends and relatives.

Kim Kardashian undergoes IVF treatment for 2nd child

Kim K has never hidden her desire to have another child and has been undergoing IVF treatment to increase her chances to conceive a second child, according to a new report.

According to Us Weekly, Kim will reveal an implanted embryo did not take during Sunday’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians mid-season finale. A preview clip for this week’s episode shows Kim lying down on a doctor’s table in tears with her mother Kris Jenner, as they look at an ultrasound together.

Photos: the toilet at a NIPOST office

A LIB reader tells her story below...
So I was pressed coming back from Cds and I hurriedly entered a NIPOST Senior staff toilet as it was ascribed to ease myself and I was shocked. Photos attached"

'The Rock' sets world record for taking the most selfies in 3 minutes

According to Guinness World Records, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson set a new record last week for the most selfies taken in 3 minutes. The actor reportedly took a whopping 105 selfies with fans at the London premiere of “San Andreas” to achieve that title.

Notice in Lagos

Lol @ don't bother to bring your charger to church. E reach like that!

My husband killed our son - heartbroken mother writes

Heartbreaking story told my a mother (Daniel at 2years old and Jeremy a newborn). Read below...
My ex-husband and I got married because I was pregnant. It was a stupid reason to get married, I know, but we were 23 and there was pressure from parents—basically from everyone – so we went ahead with it. John and I had been dating for about a year, and in February 2000, we were husband and wife.

Photos: Presidential State car being prepared for the inauguration ceremony

This is the presidential state car that will be used to carry the incoming and the outgoing president during the inauguration on May 29th. More photos after the cut...

There is a petition to take back Iggy Azalea's Billboard win

There's a petition asking Billboard to strip Iggy Azalea of her Top Rap Song win is quickly gaining thousands of signatures.

The petition has over 17,000 signatures so far and claims that Azalea's win was invalid as her song "Fancy" did not meet eligibility requirements.

Pics: AY, Julius Agwu & 2face's daughter's celebrate Children's Day with costume party

Their parents threw them a small costume party today in celebration of children's day. From right is AY's daughter Michelle Makun, centre in the batman costume is Julius Agwu's daughter Zahra Agwu and right is 2face's daughter Isabella Idibia. See more photos after the cut...

Jessica Alba stuns on the cover of Shape magazine

34 year old, mother of 2, Jessica Alba ,stuns on the covers of Shape magazine.

The Honest Company founder and actress appears on the June 2015 cover of Shape, and in an array of bright swimsuits for the editorial. She admitted that "working out sucks," but manages to stay motivated by taking classes surrounded by other people. More photos after the cut..

Jahbless 'IAmMe' Album Listening Party

Award winning Nigerian indigenous rapper JahBless will host his fans andIndustry heavy weights to a listening party for his soon to be releasedthird studio album titled "IamME". Following the success of his singles Owambe, 69 missed calls and Modi the"Joor oh" crooner is set to thrill his fans and music lovers at BheerhugzCafe - Ikeja City Mall on Thursday the 28th of May 2015 for a listening session of his IamME album scheduled to be released on Friday the 29th of May 2015.