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Friday, March 27, 2015

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Photo: Timaya shows off his massive home

He shared the photo on instagram and wrote "Your story can be the key that can unlock someone else's prison. Keep moving, keep hoping, keep trying and trust me u will get there...Grateful"

Amber Rose shares untouched butt pic, blames paparazzi for taking bad pics of her

Yesterday, paparazzi released untouched photos of Amber Rose at the beach in Hawaii and in the photos you can see Amber's butt is not as smooth as she wants us to believe (see here) in photos she posts on instagram. Anyway, this morning Amber tried to defend herself (don't know why she would even bother) by sharing the raw untouched photo of this pic she shared two days ago (left is the raw version) claiming it wasn't Photoshopped and blamed paparazzi for taking bad angled unflattering pics of her.

When her followers called her out for lying that the pic was not Photoshopped, Amber quickly took down the post but not before I screen-grabbed it...hehe. See what she wrote after the cut

Photo: Angry passengers sit on tarmac in Abuja

Angry passengers who were to fly to Adamawa and Gombe states from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja got so angry and decided to take over the tarmac and sit in protest after their flight was cancelled yesterday night. Some of the passengers said they were at the airport for their 9am flight but the airline kept delaying the flight until 9pm when they informed them that the flight had been cancelled.

Photos: Davido and crew fly private jet to Kenya

He shared the photo on instagram. Luxury living!

Nigerian Young Professionals Support Families of Nigerian Fallen Heroes

At “An Evening with the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeriaon Sunday night in Lagos, President GoodluckEbele Jonathan, GCFR was presented with an Heritage Bank’s Cheque of N10 Million Naira by Mr Moses SilokoSiasia (Chairman, NYPF) on behalf of the Nigerian Young Professionals to support families of Fallen Hero’s and identify with the Nation’s Armed Forces at this time of frequent attacks by the insurgent.

What break up? Kris Jenner spotted with toyboy, Corey Gamble

There were reports last week that Kris Jenner had dumped her toyboy Corey Gamble but it looks like she's decided to give him another try as the couple were spotted yesterday in LA enjoying a romantic lunch.

Photos: Arik Air passesngers stranded at UK Heathrow airport for 2 days

According to passengers of Arik Air who reached out to LIB, they said they have been stuck at UK's Heathrow Airport since Wednesday March 25th because the airline cancelled their flights to Nigeria on both Wednesday and Thursday nights. Some of the passengers are stuck with children. Right is the bus that Arik provided to take the passengers to a hotel they provided where they can stay until a plane was available to bring them to Nigeria This was about 4am early this morning. One passenger said he was traveling back to Nigeria to vote but Arik is making it difficult.

They said the airline hasn't told them when they'll be traveling and they also offer no-refund policy. Most say they are angry and exhausted. More photos after the cut..

Photo: Father and son arraigned for $4,256 internet scam

Find the EFCC press statement below...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 24, 2015 arraigned Justice Unuafe and his son, Omorigho Unuafe, before Justice Lambo Akanbi of the Federal High Court Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a 4-count charge bordering on obstruction, possession of fraudulent documents and obtaining money by false pretense.
Father and son were arrested by operatives of the EFCC upon intelligence gathered while investigating a reported case of internet scam.

Pic: Skinny Giuliana Rancic is almost the same size as her 2yr old son

The E! presenter shared this photo on instagram showing her enjoying some play time with her 2 year old son, Duke and many of her followers pointed out she looked barely bigger that the little boy.

The 40 year old has been getting slimmer and slimmer for sometime now. Hope she's okay...

The Right App for A Happy Life

The best approach to life is to take nothing for granted and yet, live as if it is your last making the most of every moment. How many times have you created a bucket list? If you haven’t, now is the time to start one. Would you like to fly a plane? Become a master chef? Build a plank house from bottom up all by yourself? Sew a dress? Sew your wedding gown? Become an expert craftsman? Paint a masterpiece? Visit the Louvre museum in Paris? Sky dive? Jump off a cliff? Learn to ski?

EFCC denies freezing Father Mbaka's accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied reports that they froze the accounts of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka. 
 
There were media reports yesterday that Fr Mbaka had claimed during his sermon on Wednesday March 25th that the EFCC had frozen his bank accounts and that he was invited to their Port Harcourt office for questioning. He supposedly said he went to the bank on Tuesday March 24th to cash some money to buy foodstuff for the poor who had just returned to Enugu from the North and the cheque he presented was rejected.
EFCC Spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren released a statement late yesterday denying that the agency froze his account. See the statement after the cut..

How May D assaulted me for years - Baby mama shares story with photos

Last night, singer May D's baby mama Adebola Olowoporoku reached out to me to share her sad story and how she endured brutal beatings from the singer, real name Akinmayokun Awodumila, for years. She said she broke up the relationship in December 2014 to escape the violence but when they met up again in January to talk about their son who was born in January 2013 (read here), he beat her up again, this she told me over the phone. Read her story which she wrote herself after the cut...

Amazing pictures of a 42 year old woman and mother of two...

42 years old with two kids, Lina is a fitness expert with an amazing sculptured body. Check out pictures of her flaunting her body after the cut...

Dr Sid and his pregnant wife, Simi, loved up in new photos

The couple who are expecting their first child took to twitter to share loved up photos of themselves

Life-proven secrets of success

Regardless of your age, religion or colour, we all share something in common—a desire to be successful. Each person’s definition of success is different, however, as some may define success as being a loving and faithful spouse or a caring and responsible parent, while most people would equate success with wealth, fame, and power.

We all want to achieve success so we could live a comfortable life - have financial freedom, drive a nice car, and live in a beautiful house. However, although success can be achieved, it does not come easy.

Aww, Meek Mill flies to Germany to be with Nicki Minaj during tour

Rapper Meek Mill flew to Germany to show support to his lady love, Nicki Minaj, who is on tour in Europe. A happy Nicki shared the photos on instagram...

Photo: Male OAU student spotted wearing mini skirt on campus :-)

This student was spotted at the Fajuyi hall of residence of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile - Ife today rocking that skirt. Some said he wore it in celebration of 'International Women's Day'. Nice of him to celebrate him is his own unique way...:-)

Kelly Hansome shares pics of his beautiful daughter, Khloe Adanna

Here are adorable photos of singer Kelly Handsome's daughter, Khloe Adanna. She was born late last year and her dad recently shared pics of how beautiful she has grown.

Pics of Germanwings killer pilot. Was receiving psychiatric treatment until the day he crashed plane

Pilot Andreas Lubitz might have been suffering a personal crisis at the time of the fatal Germanwings crash, it was claimed last night. Reports from Germany suggested the 28-year-old was struggling to cope after a failed relationship when he deliberately ploughed the Airbus A320 into the mountainside, killing his 149 passengers.

The theory emerged just hours after police investigating the disaster announced they had made a 'significant discovery' during a four-hour search of Lubitz's flat, which he is said to have shared with a girlfriend. Officers refused to reveal details of the potential breakthrough but insisted it was not a suicide note. 

Shoptomydoor.com Kicks Off Promo with MasterCard

Nigerians wanting stress free and easy online shopping from thousands of stores in the USA, UK and China can now smile with a promo from MasterCard and Shoptomydoor. Now live on Pricelessafrica.com, MasterCard holders from all Nigerian banks can enjoy an exclusive 12.5% off discount from Shoptomydoor.com for all purchases shipped through their platform from now till June 30th, 2015.

Shoptomydoor kicks off the promo with its own special Easter offer called Promo 0.10.20 (Zero-Ten-Twenty) starting on Thursday, 26th of March and ending on the 14th of April, 2015. 

Ice Prince and his 'special' lady take a photo

The rapper shared this photo with his girlfriend and wrote "Special"!

Marriage has made me more responsible - Peter Okoye

Singer Peter Okoye says getting married to Lola, his wife and mother of his two children has made him a more responsible man. He says marriage has changed his perception as an individual but has not changed him as a member of P-Square...
"Marriage has made me to be more responsible, in the sense that there are certain things which I am limited to do as a married man. But I still remain who I am because marriage doesn’t restrict me from doing what I know how to do best on stage. In a nutshell, I will say marriage has changed me as Peter Okoye but not as Psquare" he told Vanguard.

Photos: INEC begins distribution of electoral materials

INEC materials being moved to various local government and wards ahead of tomorrow's elections.

Read the national broadcast by Pres. Jonathan on the 2015 election

President Jonathan this morning addressed the nation in a TV broadcast where he called on everyone to come out en-mass to vote for leaders of their choice. What he said below...
Dear Compatriots,
1. As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in the past four years.

Let’s Fight Ebola

In July 2014 when the news of an Ebola infected Liberian diplomat who had entered Nigeria went out, there was a mental and emotional pandemonium in the minds of Nigerians. Convoluted questions like - Who would be next? What will happen to Nigeria? How will it spread? Who will be affected? Can we get over it? Amongst others, passed through the tunnels of the minds of Nigerian citizens. It didn’t help that information about the disease was relatively miscommunicated leading everyone to walk around in fear.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Unbelievable! See inside an Arik flight this night (photos)

An Arik flight that was scheduled to leave Abuja to Lagos by 2pm today kept being delayed until it was ready to leave by 9pm. When they were ready to go, the flight was overbooked. They sold more tickets than the number of seats that they have, leaving many passengers standing on the plane. In 2015, Arik Air! *sigh*!

But the aircraft hasn't left the airport as at the time of writing this report. Sokoto and Yola passengers went to block the aircraft from leaving because their flight that was supposed to leave for 9am today was canceled by 9pm. See more photos after the cut...

Joint press release by former Ekiti State Governors on the security situation in Ekiti

Press statement as released on Kayode Fayemi's website today about the security situation Ekiti state
It has come to our attention that a team of hoodlums in three unmarked Hilux vehicles went round the State, armed with guns, machetes, knives and axes to the houses of APC membersand also to the homes of PDP members in the State who are opposed to the political philosophy of Governor Ayo Fayose. Their most recent operation centered on Ijero Local Government. There, they created mayhem, beat and tortured the 90-year old father of the Commissioner for Financeunder the Fayemi administration. The hoodlums destroyed shops and properties including cars belonging even to PDP members because of their perceived opposition to Fayose. The APC members were severely bloodied in the process.

Photos: Policemen allegedly assault young man returning from work

According to the twitter user who shared these pictures this evening, this young man was allegedly assaulted on his way back from work by policemen attached to Oworoshoki division. Read full story after the cut..

Pregnant Anna Banner shares 'face-only' photos

I know many of you don't believe this lady is pregnant but she really is. And the baby daddy is high life singer, Flavour. The former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria is currently schooling in South Africa after moving from Dubai where she was schooling because single women aren't allowed to be pregnant in their schools and community.

Today, Anna shared photos of just her beautiful face, avoiding the lower part. Waiting to see a pic of her baby bump...

Gidi Culture Festival 2015 annouces final lineup of artists, hosts &DJ

With just over two weeks to go, Eclipse Live Africa, organisers of the Gidi Culture Festival announce the final lineup of artists, hosts, comedians and DJ’s. The festival, which is happening on April 4th Eko Atlantic, already boasts an impressive roster of African talent, daytime festivities, and partners that are working to ensure that GCFest is the can’t miss event of the year.

Graphic photos from today's bank robbery in Owo, Ondo state

Three commercial banks including First Bank, Wema Bank and Skye Bank were attacked by dare devil armed robbers this evening. (Read here). Unfortunately several people, including a bank manager lost their lives. Some photos from the tragic incident has emerged. It's graphic so viewer's discretion advised. Continue to see them....

Gunmen reportedly fire at Governor Rotimi Amaechi's convoy

That's what his people are claiming. According to the story, unknown gunmen this evening opened fired at the convoy of Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi at Rumuolumeni, Obio Akpor, area of Port Harcourt where he had gone to campaign for APC Governorship candidate in the state, Dakuku Peterside.

According to the governor's spokesperson, David Iyofor, he said some 'thugs' began shooting at the Governor's convoy, leading to two people in the convoy sustaining injuries. Thankfully, no life was not lost in the gun fire.

Buhari ought to be in Jail - Asari Dokubo

Ex-militant leader, Asari Dokubo says Gen Buhari ought to be in jail for what he termed the former military leaders high handedness when he ruled Nigeria. Asari stated this while conducting the Niger Delta People Salvation Front, NDPSF, volunteers march in support of President Jonathan in Warri.
"All persons who believe that never again should those who see us all as a conquered people; those who believe that we exist at their pleasure; those who believes our sovereignty must be continually confiscated; and that you and I are mere appendages in the Nigeria union; lead us again. We must kick out Buhari, who is a chief promoter of born to rule and Boko Haram terrorism. Buhari ought to be in jail and not allowed the luxury of contesting an election with sane people. He is the face of deceit,” he said

Back on! Jlo & Casper Smart caught kissing after rekindling romance

Ms Lopez, 45, is back with her toyboy, Casper Smart, 27. The two were caught kissing backstage at her American Idol season 14 taping in LA yesterday. For the appearance, Jlo wore a body hugging nude leather House of CB dress which she paired with Louboutin heels. See that after the cut...

You shouldn’t miss the Ultimate Showdown Challenge for anything!

The stage is set for you all to witness the Ultimate Showdown Challenge that will go into the history books… The evidence of Omo Fast Action’s cleaning power will be put to test amongst other detergents in an open challenge, and Guess What? You all will be the judge of the fastest cleaning detergent and see for yourself what Omo can do, no tricks, no effects!