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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Nigerian High Commissioner's Official Response to Battery Allegations

The Kenyan ambassador who has been recalled has sent out an official statement in response to allegations of wife battery. Ambassador Wigwe in his response denied battering his wife. He claims it was all a set up by her for financial reasons. These two people have been married for over thirty years, have five children, four grandchildren and they are doing this to themselves? Incredible!!!

Read the official statement he released to the press after the cut...

Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, is the new SGF

President Goodluck Jonathan has named former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). He was sworn in this afternoon. The President also re-appointed former Chief of Defence Staff, Andrew Azazi as the National Security Adviser.

Recycling the same people who have been tested in the past and they failed. We seem to have the same inner circle in operation. God help us!

Please what is Tyrese talking about?

 He writes the above, and then he tweets the picture below..
Is he trying to become a civil rights leader or he's talking about playing the role of MLK in a movie? Hopefully it's none of the above...lol

Incase you missed it. 2011 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony

Dear LIB Readers: Does Marriage Destroy Friendship?

Dear Linda, I am so angry right now that I can't even explain. She was my best friend for 13 years. My very best friend since our high school days. We did everything together, even lived together in my parents house for a few years before she met her husband. She got married last December and I've only seen her twice since then. Everytime I call her for a meet up, she comes up with one excuse or the other. I've only ever been invited to her matrimonial home once. These days I am so anxious about calling because she acts like I am disturbing her. Her marriage has put a huge strain on our friendship and I am devastated. I never thought marriage would take my best friend away. Please help share with your readers and ask them if friendship have to change when one party gets married and the other remains single? And what's the best way to deal with this anger I feel towards her?

Please share your thoughts.
Meanwhile, LIB means (Linda Ikeji Blog)

Genevieve Nnaji wants a man with Johnny Depp's personality and Boris Kodjo's lips

Genevieve with the Editor of New African Woman magazine, Regina Jane

NAW Mag - "You've been linked romantically to several people, are there any wedding bells in the future?"
Genny - "Yes, I am dating. But there won't be any chiming of any wedding bells, although I want to get married. I am looking for someone who can keep me excited because I get easily bored. I need someone who is there to support me, who is confident. Anyone who's with me needs to be confident. I haven't got time to be massaging any man's ego. My ideal man is someone with a Johnny Depp personality and with Boris Kodjo's lip (laughs)." Genevieve said in her interview with New African Woman magazine.

Me I want a man with Vin Diesel's voice, Vin Diesel's body, Vin Diesel's lips, Vin Diesel's personality, Vin Diesel's...I want Vin Diesel period! lol

Nigerian Pastors have great taste in women

I don't know if you guys have noticed, but our pastors seem to have the best taste in everything. From the clothes they wear, to their cars, their church buildings...and then their wives. They are all married to goregous women.

Top left: Ifeanyi Adefarasin (husband-Pastor Paul Adefarasin), Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo (husband-Pastor Ituah Ighodalo). Bottom left: Stephanie Henshaw-Okotie (husband-Pastor Chris Okotie), Nike Adeyemi (husband-Rev Sam Adeyemi).

Darey Art Alade - live acoustic session

Darey Art Alade performs a medley in The White Room for This is Africa

Ashley Nwosu to be buried June 11

The veteran actor who died on Thursday April 21, 2011 from liver complications, will be buried on Saturday June 11 in his home town in Abia State.

Zaaki Azzay loses younger brother

Tyonna Abraham Fatch, Zaaki Azzay's younger brother was only 35years old when he died last week in Abuja after a brief illness. He will be buried this week in his home town. RIP

Introducing: Naija Ninjaz

 
Naija Ninjaz All Stars is a musical movement consisting of artist under the Naija Ninja imprint. They are Excel, Sound Sultan, Nyore, Henry Knight and Baba Dee and they are about to take the music industry by storm!

Julius Agwu and wife celebrate 3rd wedding annivery

Today is the 3rd wedding Anniversary of versatile comedian and his beautiful wife, Ibiere. Wishing them many more blissful married life ahead.

Tuface Idibia misses someone

"Gosh babe I miss u badly. Wish I could rewind or fastfwd time" Tuface Idibia wrote on twitter this morning.

Wonder which lady he's referring to? Yeah, me too. lol. Seriously it's hard to keep up with this dude, he's always in one romance or the other. In fact he's currently in a sizzling romance with a well known sexy singer. Sorry can't divulge the name. It's a secret romance, can't spoil it for them....lol

Warri-based lawyer killed days after his wedding

This is really sad news. Popular and well liked Warri-based lawyer, Barrister Ighoyefe Iyubu, pictured above, was shot dead by unknown men, but mostly believed to be armed robbers, in his Jakpa Road Residence in Effurun last week Thursday May 26, just days after his May 21 wedding to his four months pregnant wife, Eloho, who was said to have gone into coma after the horrid incident. The late barrister will be buried this weekend in his home town.

He is survived by his wife, parents and siblings. May he rest in peace..amen.

Paul Okoye robbed at gun point in Lagos

Paul Okoye was also robbed at gun point last week Wednesday around 6pm on his way to Victoria Island. The robbers took his phone, wristwatch, all the money on him and were about collecting the keys to his X6 BMW when people noticed what was happening and raised an alarm. The robbers left him alone and ran away.

The robbery incidents in this country has really increased over the past few months. May God keep us all safe.

Zenith Bank donates N300m hospital to Lagos State Govt

Zenith Bank has donated a N300 million 100 bed-capacity hospital facility to the Lagos State Government 
The hospital, Iga Idunganran Healthcare Centre, is located at the Adeniji-Adele area of Lagos Island.

Great stuff! Kudos to Zenith Bank, hopefully, others will follow.

Singer Miguel confuses me

One minute he's all manly and cute, and then he goes and dresses like this...

New Video: Weird MC - Happy Day

Actor Ernest Asuzu launches clothing line

The troubled actor and sometime rap artist recently launched his clothing line which he calls JDB, meaning Jesus Na Boss. Stuff like what he's wearing above.

Enough is Enough! Dr. Chijioke Wilcox Wigwe Must Go

We the undersigned Nigerians and friends of Nigeria write to urge you, as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,  to act urgently to stop the perverse spectacle of domestic violence and marital discord involving Dr. Chijioke Wilcox Wigwe, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Kenya and the Seychelles. The world was recently shocked with grisly pictures of his bloodied wife Ms. Tess Iyi Wigwe on the pages of a Kenyan newspaper. The diplomat’s wife and medical as well as law enforcement authorities in Kenya have stated that the trauma to the wife’s body resulted from her pummeling by the ambassador. 

ThisDay Boss, Nduka Obaigbena becomes NPAN President

NPAN is Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria. Mr Obaigbena was elected the new president last week at the association's annual general meeting, succeeding Punch Newspaper chairman, Chief Ajibola Ogunshola, who retired last month.

Monday, May 30, 2011

Ladies, a word of advice from Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith posted this picture on her Facebook page with the caption, "This is how you keep your man in check ladies."
 
Hahaha, I hear you madam...bo ya lo mo....lol

I made N3,000 daily dressing like a lady –15year old boy

A 15-year-old boy, Teslim Moshood, has said he made about N3,000 daily by dressing like a lady to deceive unsuspecting men. He said, “I dress like a lady to attract sympathy from men. I always tell people, especially men, that I am stranded and I need transport fare to travel.

“Initially, I was doing that as a boy and used to realize about N1,000 per day. But when I started dressing like a lady, I raised between N1,500 and N3,000 per day.

Style Star...

 
 

From top left, Omowunmi Akinnifessi, ex-miss Nigeria, Ene Lawani, Ugonna Omeruo of House of Nwocha, and a lady whose name I don't know. Was just fascinated with the length of her keep Lagos clean jeans..:-) I used to wear jeans like this. Is it back in fashion?

Pics thanks to Maestromedia

TY Bello performs live on stage for the first time in years

After years of refusing to perform her songs live on stage (for reason she's never made public), singer and photographer, TY Bello took to the stage to perform for the first time as a solo artist at the Lunch With President Goodluck pre-inauguration ceremony that took place last week Tuesday, May 24, 2011. She also performed yesterday at the president's inauguration.

I hear the last time she performed on stage was as a member of KUSH back in 2004. After 7 years, she's back. Glad she had a change of heart. She's a fantastic singer!

Four killed, 20 injured in Bauchi bomb blasts

No fewer than four persons were killed while 20 others were injured in three bomb blasts inside an army barracks in Bauchi on Sunday. No group had claimed responsibility for the attack which occured in a Mammy Market inside the barracks around 8p.m, according to AFP.

The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mr. Abdulkadir Indabawa, told AFP that four bodies had been recovered while 20 were injured. - Punch

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez pictured doing 'bad bad things'..:-)

Hope this is not kiddie porn, 'cos Justin is only 17. See him grabbing ass and everything...he's probably still a virgin. All dis one na shakara...lol

Growing Up Naija: Trading Insults


Check out more of Growing Up Naija videos on Youtube

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Meet the Jonathans, Nigeria's first family

This Day Style profiles Nigeria's first family, the Jonathans. The boy looks like his dad...

Nigeria's First Lady like you've never seen her before

Yes, that is Patience Jonathan, in today's This Day Style magazine

Paul Samuel, SSII pupil, stabbed by Landlord

An SSII pupil of the Millennium Secondary School, Egbeda, Lagos, Paul Samuel, has been allegedly stabbed by his 35-year-old landlord, Olabode Ajayi. This is because he allegedly mediated in a dispute between his sister and Ajayi. The case, which is before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court, is said to have Samuel as an accused person; something the family calls an anomaly that was done by the police.

Asa set to perfrom at Indigo02 in London

Asa will be performing live at Indigo02 in Londonon June 5, 2011. She will be performing songs from her two albums, the self titled debut, Asa and her sophomore, Beautiful Imperfection. Yolanda Brown, a British jazz urban contemporary saxophonist and composer will open the show.

"I got a husband along with beauty crown" - Anita Uwagbale Iseghohi

"My crown brought me a lot of good things. It taught me a lot. You basically grow up in that one year because you mix with people older than you. And if you are someone that learns, you would learn from them. But the best gift my crown brought to me was my husband. I met him in the course of the reign"- ex-MBGN, Anita Uwagbale Iseghohi to a Sun reporter on the benefits of winning a beauty pageant.

26 people die, 27 cars burnt in horrific road accident in Ibadan

Crowd at the scene
It was an ugly sight at Aduloju community along Iwo-Road, Ojoo expressway in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Friday May 26, as a nursing mother and 25 other people were burnt beyond recognition following a fatal motor accident involving a tanker fully loaded with petroleum product.

New Music: Slam - Lost Without Love. Bursting Out Soundtrack

Flooding: Lagos State Govt advises some residents in the state to relocate

Flooding in Lagos State
The Lagos State Government has warned residents of areas prone to flooding to look for alternative accommodation on higher grounds from June to January next year. The warning, according to it, is necessary because of the anticipated unusually heavy rainfall that the state is likely to witness this year.

Some of the flood prone areas where the residents have been advised to move away from are Ikosi-Ketu, Mile 12, Agiliti,Thomas Laniyan Estate and Owode Onirin, Agboyi, Owode Elede, Maidan and Isheri North Scheme.

The government’s warning is based on the prediction by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency that put this year’s rainfall at 300-1,100mm in the North and 1,200-2,700mm in the southern parts of the country. - Punch

German Police Kills Nigerian Woman

Mrs. Christy Schwundeck nee Omorodion, (pictured above) was shot and killed by the German police in Frankfurt, Germany on the 19th May 2011 and Frankfurt police say - she was shot in self defence'.

The story when you continue...

How can a man have curves like a woman?

This is 19 year old Serbian-born androgynous (neither clearly masculine nor clearly feminine in appearance) model, Andrej  Pejic, who models both men's and womenswear. Andrej is male but has the curves of a woman. Is there like any medical explanation for this?

My Story: Sweet revenge - Hell hath no fury like that of a woman scorned

Written by a reader of this blog who wants to share her story with you all. Let me officially introduce this new segment to this blog. If you have any true life stories you want to share with the rest of us, either by revealing your identity or staying anonymous, just send me an e-mail with title - My Story.
Enjoy this one...

This is a painful story. But my revenge plan was successful, so I can talk about this.
I met a wonderful man in October, 2010. We hit it off straight away. I am divorced and so is he. We communicated everyday for a month (he traveled to London a day after we met and returned a month later). Throughout our communication we fell in love and were looking forward to a serious committed relationship.

Samsung Mobile Sign Banky W, Sasha as Brand Ambassadors

Samsung Electronics West Africa (SEWA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Mobile Division, today announced that it has signed an endorsement deal with Nigeria’s most successful R& B artistes, Banky W and Nigeria's queen of Hip-Hop Sasha as brand ambassadors.
 

Nigeria’s new N7bn presidential jet banned worldwide

Almost 70 days after the new N7.65bn presidential jet, Falcon 7X, touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from the manufacturer’s factory in France, Dassault Aviation, France European authorities have banned the jet from flying in Europe and other parts of the world over safety issues.

The ban, an Emergency Airworthiness Directive, which was issued on Thursday by the European Aviation Safety Agency, the agency that regulates Dassault as well as the European aviation industry, took immediate effect, starting from May 27.

The EASA’s grounding of the worldwide fleet of Dassault’s Falcon 7X executive jets came hours after one of the aircraft encountered an in-flight anomaly that could have caused the pilots to lose control.

Mode Men Magazine publisher, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa allegedly assaulted by Arik Air staff

The incident occured on Friday May 26. The Mode Men Magazine publisher explains exactly what happened
My Nightmare With Arik Air - Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Everyday we are taken for granted and ill treated in various places where we should receive good customer care. An invitation to Gombe necessitated my having to go fly with ARIK as they are the only other airline that go there. My friend (Jim Iyke), myself and his assistant arrived early at the Lagos airport for the flight scheduled for 8.30.

Timaya Made Peace Ambassador

The music star was recently appointed a Peace Ambassador by the Inter-religious and International Federation of World Peace. The certificate given to Timaya says he was picked because he is "One of those individuals whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others, and who dedicates themselves to practices which promote the founding ideals of IIFWP".

Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa? Well, it was given to him by Chinese people...:-)
Congrats man!