Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 12/04/2011 - 12/11/2011





Saturday 10 December 2011

Win two VIP tickets to Rhythm Unplugged - Comedy&Music Concert

By the middle of next week, all names of the 40 winners will be announced. Rhythm unplugged comedy show is Sunday Dec 18th. To win two VIP tickets to the show, here's what to do.

Give LIB readers a topic for discussion on any issue. A topic we all can debate on, argue over etc. Something interesting and affects many of us. The two people who come up with the best topics will get the tickets. Oya start...

Cuties of the day...

These guys are hot jor! Who would you 'hit'? *cough*

RIP Okwy Amajor Onyegbula

Okwy April Onyegbula (nee Amajor) passed away on Monday 5th of December, 2011, in Toronto, Ontario Canada. She was 33 years old.

Until her passing, the University of Winnipeg graduate, worked as a Business Analyst with Invesco Trimark, an investment management company located in North York, Toronto. She also worked previously as a Business Analyst with Sears Canada and Rogers Communications. She was also a certified SAP professional.

Okwy is survived by her husband, Chinedu Onyegbula; parents, Prof. and Mrs L.C Amajor; and siblings, Uzoma, Nnamdi, Ubanna and Eberechi.

Heard she was a LIB reader. Rest in peace Okwy...

Smirnoff Midnight Circus Party Goes to Calabar and Port Harcourt This December

December is here again and Calabar comes alive with Calabar festival. In addition to festival, the Smirnoff Midnight Circus will touch down in Calabar on the 22nd of December. So, if you missed the the Lagos Smirnoff party, then make plans to attend the Calabar party.

If the Lagos party is anything to go by; the Calabar party promises even more fun with circus thrills and lots of Smirnoff cocktails, Smirnoff Ice, Smirnoff and orange and the best D.Js in the land.
Like Lagos, our very own ring master; Ikechukwu, will be on hand again to thrill the crowd in Calabar, so watch out.

Make a date with Smirnoff Midnight Circus on 22nd December in Calabar and 30th December in Port Harcourt.

More photos from Chinedu and Nneoma's wedding

More photos when you continue...

Jennifer Aniston Hottest Woman of All Time?

Jennifer Aniston beat every single famous lady (past and present) out there in a recent MensHealth.com poll, which named her the Hottest Woman of All Time.

No.1 was Jennifer Aniston. 2. Raquel Welch. 3. Marilyn Monroe. 4. Britney Spears. 5. Madonna. 10. Angelina Jolie

All the guys at MensHealth ought to lose their jobs for this list. Jennifer Aniston, the hottest woman of all time? God forbid bad thing...I reject this...lol. She's not even in my top 20. Marilyn wins hands down...no competition. Angelina is even hotter sef. And what happened to Halle Berry? These people should go and sit down somewhere biko...

Episode 2 of Nigerian Idol airs today and tomorrow

On December 4, viewers across the country were held spellbound as Nigeria's biggest music reality show lit up TV screens nationwide with Episode 1 of Nigerian Idol.

The first episode of the show took viewers on a trip down memory lane as they relived some of the hilarious moments from Season I. There were also moments of music magic, bringing to life some of the most popular performances from Season I.

Friday 9 December 2011

Nigerians in the disapora beg for money - Dr Bright Okogu

"To survive the harsh economic climate abroad, Nigerians now beg their relations at home to send money to them. This is what I have seen, this is what I have heard, and it is as bad as that,” The Director-General (DG), Budget Office of the Nigerian Federation, Dr Bright Okogu said during a press briefing yesterday.

So that's what you people 'in the abroad' do eh? We don hear o! Lol, some of the things these govt people say eh..

Asa for Elle Brazil...

Also, her album- Beautiful Imperfection, is the iTunes Music Rewind 2011 pick for Contemporary World Music Album of the Year in the US!

War Against Boko Haram: Pres Jonathan Approve N5 Billion Robotic Bomb Detectors

To protect the presidential villa and its environs, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the sum of N5billion for the purchase of robotic bomb detectors for Aso Rock. 

Ehn ehn, they are protecting themselves and not the masses abi? I see...:)

RMD, is that you?

Left, is the drop dead gorgeous actor, and right is a recent photo of him. Ageing gracefully or...?

Actress Chike Ike In Auto Accident

The actress was involved in a car accident some days back while returning from a movie location. Her 2010 Honda car was badly damaged in the accident, but thankfully, she didn't sustain any serious injuries. Thank God!

'I have killed your children, come and get the bodies': Chilling phone call father made to his ex-wife after cutting throats of their 2 children

A father woke his two children and slit their throats while they desperately tried to fight him off before calling his ex-wife to say: 'I have killed your children'.

Jean Francis Say, 62, murdered his eight-year-old daughter Regina and son Rolls, 10, (pictured above) to 'spite' his estranged wife Adjoua, 44, after he was told he was to be evicted from their three-bedroom flat.

Styl-Plus - Silent Night

The church wedding pictures...

Chinedu and Nneoma say 'I do'. God bless their marriage...

Obasanjo spotted at pastor Chris Oyakhilome's birthday celebration

The MoG held his birthday party on Wednesday Dec 7th at his church auditorium. Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo and Gov. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state were in attendance.

12% Nigerian secondary school students practise 'anal sex’

According Morenike Ukpong, the coordinator of the New Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society, a Lagos-based NGO,  not less than 12% of public  secondary school students in Nigeria practice anal sex while 12.1 per cent of university students  and 15.2 per cent adolescents in northern Nigeria engage in the act.

Some things are just damndiculous. How did they arrive at these figures? Read the full report culled from Nigerian Tribune after the cut...

Timaya Completes First Home in Port Harcourt

The music star recently completed his multi million naira home in Eliozu area of Port Harcourt. And yes, he's from Bayelsa, but chose to build his home in PH because that's where he was born and grew up.

Gone too soon. Vivian Osemiha Killed by Robbers Bullet in PH

Vivian Ijeoma Osemiha was inside her office at Zenith Bank, Rumuola branch, on Monday 5th 2011, when armed robbers STRUCK. Stray bullet cut short the life of the lady who was supposed to be getting married on the 17th December. Vivian was in her 20's.

She's survived by parents and a brother. May her soul rest in peace...amen.

Etisalat Inaugurates ’Geek Force’

Sales Analyst Toyin Olaleye; Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Steve Evans; Director, Retail Sales, Mr. Charles Ogunwuyi; Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Wael Ammar; and Sales Analyst Rotimi Ogunsina all of Etisalat Nigeria at the launch of Geek Force
Sales Analyst, Uzor Arukwe; Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Steve Evans; Sales Analyst Toyin Olaleye; and Director, Retail Sales, Mr. Charles Ogunwuyi all of Etisalat Nigeria at the launch of Geek Force
The Geeks Are Here’ was the phrase spread out on the streets of Lagos, as Nigeria’s fastest growing telecommunications network, Etisalat, launched Geek Force, another innovation from the company. The Etisalat Geek Force is a team of technology savvy and courteous sales staff who have been jointly trained by Etisalat’s in-house faculty and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to provide advisory services and to resolve technical issues on various devices at designated Etisalat Experience Centres.

OPC Stages Anti-Boko Haram Protest in Lagos

Following the bomb blast in a Kaduna spare parts market two days ago, that has so far killed 14 people, members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), led by its leader, Dr Fredrick Fasheun, yesterday Thursday Dec 8th marched through major streets of Lagos, protesting against the general insecurity in the country, and especially the terrorist activities of Boko Haram, warning to take decisive action against the terrorist group if they dare make an incursion into the South West...and if the Federal Govt does not do something about them soon.

The men were armed with shotgun, rifles, machetes, armlets etc. If you live in Lagos, did you see them?

Nominees For Silverbird Man of the Year 2011

 Funke Osibodu and Atedo Peterside

Nominees for the Silverbird Man of the Year 2011 are:
1. Aliko Dangote - Industrialist
2. Funke Osibodu - Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Union Bank of Nigeria
3. Atedo Peterside - CEO StanbicIBTC
4. Akinwunmi Adesina -Minister of Agriculture
5. Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala - Minister of Finance
6. Deji Ali - Managing Director. ARM Investment Managers Limited
7. Olusegun Aganga - Minister of Trade & Investment
8. Godswill Akpabio - Governor of Akwa Ibom State
9. Nduka Obaigbena - ThisDay Newspaper Publisher.

Then a special lifetime achievement award to Gen. Yakubu Gowon and Gen. Theophilus Danjuma for their 'Selfless service to Nigeria'. Who is your man of the year?

Watch A 2yr old UK Nigerian Youtube Rap Sensation

In this video, 2yr old Khaliyl Iloyi is rapping with Alim Kamara. His father, Femi Iloyi aka smooflow is in a group with Roucheon and togetherthey are called Royal Priesthood. His mum is also a rapper. Watch...

Thursday 8 December 2011

Look of the day...

You like? Loves it!

Ford Focus Relay Challenge kicks off in Lagos

The Ford Focus Relay Challenge has kicked off in Lagos with weekly contests among four teams comprising a driver and co-driver. Each team also has an on-air personality, who serves as team captain and are on hand to add rivalry and drama to the competition.

IK of Ryhthm FM heads the Green Team and Toolz of Beat FM leads the White Team. The Yellow Team is headed by Cool FM’s Mannie while Tosyn Bucknor of Top Radio, leads the Red Team.  The pit crew supporting each team also add excitement by cheering their teams, thus making the challenge very colorful and exciting.

Stephanie Okereke covers the new issue of Exquisite magazine


Reggie Bush to the rescue...

From Life & Style:
Reggie reached out to Kim via text shortly after she announced she was filing for divorce to make sure she was okay,” a Kardashian family friend tells Life & Style. “They’ve stayed in touch ever since, texting and talking. Kim was Reggie’s first love. He knows she’s hurting right now, but when the time is right, he’ll swoop in and take care of her.

Boko Haram Kill Again in Kaduna

Members of the Islamic group, Boko Haram, yesterday morning Dec 7th threw a bomb into the Igbo spare parts market along Katsina Road, by Ori Apata, Kaduna, killing ten people, including a pregnant woman and two children. Property worth millions destroyed and several people injured.

When will this stop?

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Rape of 11 year old girl in Okigwe, Imo State

Network on Police Reforms in Nigeria, NOPRIN, just received information about the alleged rape of an 11year old girl in Okigwe by an Okigwe-based businessman from Isuikwiuato, Abia State. The Victim's aunt told NOPRIN that the alleged rapist lured the little girl- who was hawking an item, to his apartment on the pretext of going to pay her for the item he bought from her. He raped the girl overnight while her guardians were searching for her.

The following morning, the alleged rapist put the girl on a bike that took her to her village where the guardians eventually found her. She's currently hospitalized at Okigwe General Hospital and in bad condition.

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