Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 09/19/2010 - 09/26/2010





Friday 24 September 2010

Newscaster Edet Umoh dies at 37

TVC Newscaster, Edet Umoh, has passed on. He died some days ago after battling with an undisclosed illness that kept him bedridden for weeks. He was 37 years old.

Gay Pastor Escapes Mob Attack in Lagos

 A 21 year old man, Elijah Adisa, who was accused of sodomising teenagers for ritual purposes, narrowly escaped being lynched by a mob at Amai Street, Amukoko, on Thursday morning. According to residents of the street, Mr Adisa, who was revered as a man of God, had been engaging in that act for a long time but luck ran out of him last week when his neighbours discovered he was having sex with one of the boys.

Lenny Kravitz in high heeled boots

The things men get away with these days...:-)

Former IG Okiro To Run For Senate

62-year-old retired former Inspector-general of Police, Mike Okiro, yesterday publicly declared his intention to run for the sole senatorial seat in the Federal Capital Territory. He announced that he will contest on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

Thursday 23 September 2010

Get Bikini And Under Arm Smooth… Away with the unwanted!

Read it on Sarah Ofili's blog here

Ini Edo's 'Memories of my Heart' movie premieres in October!

'Memories of my Heart' a movie co-produced by Ini Edo will premiere October 15th at 10A Ikoya Avenue, off Macpherson Street, off Bourdillion Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. 'Memories of my Heart' stars Ramsey Nouah, Ini (herself), Uche Jombo, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Koffi Adjorlolo, Monalisa Chinda, Desmond Elliot and many others.

Ashton Kutcher allegedly cheats on Demi Moore

According to this week's Star Magazine, Kutcher Kutcher has been having an affair with 21-year-old Brittney Jones, who shared private text messages from the actor with the magazine.

"When's the next time you're gonna have an empty house?" Brittney wrote to Ashton.
"Not sure," he replied. "Maybe the end of the month." He then added, "I'm w/ my daughter."

Omotola's Give and Let Give Event is this Sunday

 After her show tomorrow, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde will hold a public launch of her album and her Give and Let Give project at Fantasy Land in Lagos on Sunday 26th, 2010.
Admission to this event is free but come with gifts. It's all for charity.

D'banj's campaign jingle for Pres. Goodluck Jonathan

D'banj with Enrique Iglesias...colour me green with envy somebody...:-)

D'banj's campaign jingle for President Jonathan is titled "We don't want bad luck". I can imagine what comes after that...We want Goodluck perhaps? Very creative...lol

Anyway, If you want to make the jingle your Caller Tune, then text the code tune11641 to the following number: 7728 (There are no spaces in the code). Glo subscribers only.

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear...

I'm not understanding it either...someone please explain this to me...

Introducing Chika Emmanuel: the 15yr old Elite Model Look Nigeria Winner

 More pics when you continue...

J. Martins Signs with Storm Records

The CEO of Storm Records,Obi Asika with Jay Martins at the signing

Talented songwriter, producer and singer, Jay Martins has signed a deal with Storm records to manage him.

Sylvia Edem with daughter

Ex-beauty queen Sylvia Edem with her lovely daughter...too cute!

The Bishop Eddie Long Sex Scandal....


 The Bishop Eddie Long sex scandal is perhaps the biggest news story currently so I'm sure you all have heard about. The scandal is getting messier and messier.

Details from the complaints against Bishop Eddie Long after the break.

Woman Cut In Half, Put Back Together Again, Cured Of Cancer!


Read the amazing story here >>

A table goes for N1m at Omotola's album launch...

A table consisting of 10 seats goes for N1m at Omosexy's VIP album launch which will hold tomorrow 24th of Sept at Eko Hotel. And I got a VIP ticket...oh dear...lol

Ibinabo Fiberesima turns her life around

Ex-beauty queen and former night club owner, Ibinabo Fiberesima is a new woman. Sources close to her say she has completely turned her life around, bidding farewell to alcohol, cigarettes and partying. The single mother of three who is still facing a manslaughter trial is now a born again Christian and spreads the word of God at every opportunity.

Jay-Z 'Decoded' Book Cover Revealed

Featuring an image of Andy Warhol's "Rorschach" on the cover, the fully-illustrated book decodes 36 songs from Jay-Z's extensive catalog, offering an intimate, first-hand account of the rapper's most famous raps.

In addition to the hardcover release, Random House will publish "Decoded" as an eBook, as well as an interactive iPhone/iPad application that will include exclusive video and customizable content.

To read an excerpt from the book, continue

Man kills pastor for raping his daughter...

A 56-year-old man, John Oromoro, is in police custody for allegedly killing his pastor, Ben Ojinaka. The incident happened on Sunday, September 19th at Jakande Estate, Ajangbadi. Mr Oromoro said the pastor of Jesus Power Ministry, Benjamin Ojinaka, 45, allegedly raped his 15-year-old daughter in July this year. He said he went to confront the pastor on the allegation that it was his daughter that lured him to have sex with him when a fight ensued between them that led to the pastor’s death.

Pictures from Miss Earth Nigeria 2010 Coronation

More pictures when you continue...

Jay-z & Warren Buffett Cover Forbes Magazine

Jay-z and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are on the cover of Forbes Magazine's “400 Richest People In The World” Issue. Forbes paired one of the most successful recording artists of all time, Jay-Z, with the most successful investor of all time,Warren Buffett, who is worth about $45 billion.

If you want to watch their interview together, go here >>

Photo of the day...

Awwwww....bless her heart. Loves it!

The first major incident of kidnap has occurred in Jos, Plateau State.

The three children of the Chairman of the Plateau State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Awalu Dankurma, have been abducted by gunmen. They were forcefully taken on Tuesday as they were being driven to school.

The Future Awards launches Season 6 with #The AuthenticCelebration!

Celebrates 50 of Nigeria’s most influential young leaders

Mosun Umoru, Business-Owner of the Year 2010 with President Jonathan
The organisers of The Future Awards (TFA), regarded as Nigeria’s biggest youth event, have announced the kick off of the sixth season. The Future Awards is an annual series of events that last an average of six months, kicking off in October every year and lasting through the awards to the post-awards school seminars.

Wednesday 22 September 2010

US Police Cracks Nigerian-Mexician Drug Cartel

 Cleveland authorities announced they have cracked an international drug-smuggling ring led by suspects, Nigerian Christopher Ugochukwu and Mexican Jose Castillo-Ramirez. The two-year investigation culminated Tuesday morning with the indictment of 24 people in what Federal prosecutors called the largest-ever heroin bust in Ohio. 44 pound of heroin was seized in the bust.

Ugochukwu had his heroin smuggled in from Nigeria. Read the rest of the story  here

BON Awards gathers momentum

The Best of Nollywood Awards (BON will hold on December 15th, 2010. And, the organizers are set to break the world record for the longest red carpet in the world with a red carpet that would stretch over 1.7km, beating the current world record holder of 1.6m.

Spotted: Goldie in a blue number...

I like...

Nigerian stowaway found dead in wheel-well of Lagos-Johannesburg Arik Air aircraft, after return flight to Lagos

Security chiefs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos are brainstorming on how a young Nigerian man was discovered dead yesterday in the wheel-well, the under-carriage compartment of Arik Air aircraft that flew to Johannesburg on Saturday and returned on Monday to Lagos.

Eucharia Anunobi before before...


Ice Prince new single...

The debut single from the most anticipated prince of cool, Oleku featuring Brymo.
Watch out for it...

"American Idol" new judges...

 Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler have been officially confirmed as the new "American Idol" judges.

Great combination. Love love Tyler...

BBA 5 All Stars update: Mwisho and Meryl are engaged!

 Single parents and BBA5 Housemates, Mwisho and Meryl are engaged. Mwisho proposed to Meryl some days back and their engagement party is this Saturday Sept 25th.

eLDee Tours Six UK Cities From The 24th

The multi-talented Nigerian Hip-hop pioneer, eLDee who is popular for his work as a singer, songwriter, rapper, and music producer will tour Six UK Cities from the 24th of September 2010.

Pictures from Nigerian Idol launch...

Lynxx, Skale, Audu ,Timi Dakolo
More pictures after the cut...

Julia Roberts outfit...I want!

Loves it!!!

Quote of the day...

On Electricity “If Nigeria were to spend 0.4 percent of its oil and gas revenues to energy power and electricity, they would solve this problem immediately. Other countries [aside from Nigeria] are not getting revenues from oil and gas. If left to the markets they will never get access to electricity.” - Fatih Birol, Chief Economist for the International Energy Agency.

Pictures from the listening party of Guepard Record Label Artists

Caroline and Husband

Recently, Caroline Ekanem Danjuma's new record label, Guepard Records organized a glamourous listening party to show off the talents of some of the musicians under it's label. It held at De Marque Rooftop Cafe. More pictures after the cut...

Eyeball Tatoos...ewww!

Eyeball tatoo is now a trend amongst adventurous people. Very disturbing pics...continue at your own detriment...:-)

Natures Gentle Touch named Best Relaxer of the Year

Premium hair care brand, Natures Gentle Touch has seen its new improved herbalblend hair relaxer kit win the best relaxer for the year 2010. The award which was announced at the just concluded City People Brands Award held on Sunday 19th September at the Events Warehouse, Illupeju saw the brand triumph against other top relaxers nominated within its category. 

Tuesday 21 September 2010

Weeks after canceling wedding, Assemblies of God Church apologises to couple

Peter and Mary Akoussun
 I told y'all about a wedding that was called off at the altar by the Assemblies of God Church some weeks back.  If you missed it, read it here. The couple, Peter and Mary Akoussun, have put the incident behind them and are now married. They opted for a registry wedding. They were said to have gone straight from the church to Ojodu Marriage Registry with family and friends to formalize their union. The groom told reporter Foluso Samuel of Encomium mag that the Church has apologized to them.

Justin Bieber caught kissing a girl...how sweet...:-)

The chick playing tonsil hockey with The Biebs at the back of a Honda is 16-year-old Jasmine Villegas, the chick who played his lead female interest in his "Baby" music video. Picks of them making out after the cut...

Student finds N9.3b in his account and returns it. First Bank explains error...

Durojaiye Adeyemi Job, a 30-year-old100 level Higher National Diploma (HND) engineering student of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, found a whooping N9.3 billion in his Savings Account domiciled at the institution’s First Bank plc branch.

But rather than touch the money, in a rare display of honesty, he alerted the bank’s authority, won himself a scholarship, and was hosted to a reception at the Lagos headquarters of his church, Mountain of Fire and Miracles by the Overseer Dr. D.k. Olukoya,

Adeyemi explains exactly how the error happened...

"Dakore and I are getting married very soon" - Olu Akande

"We have chosen the date for our wedding, but we are not going to make it a public thing. There is no way people will not know about it, but even at that, it's going to be top secret. It's definitely happening very soon, before Dec 2010" Dakore's beau Olu Akande tells Sunday Adebayo of Encomium Mag...

Michael's Law...

Lobbyists are going door-to-door in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, CA, handing out pamphlets, which describe the drug Propofol and how it killed Michael.

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