Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 05/13/2012 - 05/20/2012





Saturday 19 May 2012

33 yr old US man fathers 30 children with 11 women

At just 33, Desmond Hatchett (pictured above) has thirty children with eleven different women. Nine of those children were born in the last three years.

Desmond's oldest child is 14, while the youngest is just a few months old. His story/situation came into limelight after he went to court this week asking for a break on child support. The state of Tennessee takes half his monthly payments and divides it up, which doesn't amount to much because he makes minimum wage. Some of his baby mamas get as little as $1.49 a month.

Desmond, who claims to know all the names, ages and birth dates of his children, said he had four kids in one year. Twice. He officially holds the record for most children in Tennessee.

He needs to do two things ASAP. 1. Get a vasectomy. 2. Start a reality show.

Photo of actress Uche Jombo and new husband

Here's a photo of Uche Jombo and her new hubby, Kenney Rodriguez. Cute guy! Next stop, wedding photos...:-)

Genevieve Nnaji releases personal photos on her Tumblr page

More personal photos when you continue...but wait o, is that a private jet? #justasking! lol. Enjoy...

Body Magic for men...hehehe

All you beer drinking, pot bellied men who want six pack, there's hope for you all now o. With the new Ab Hancer, you will get your 6 pack in seconds. It fits beneath your clothes so you can also use it to hide your protruding tummy. Available in a store near you! Hehehehe.

Tweets of the day

The music stars tweeted that a few minutes ago after news of their collaboration hit the net. I'm sure you all have heard that D'banj signed Davido to his new music label...heard it might be Island Def Jam Africa, which D'banj is supposed to head in Africa. More details on this later.

Photo of the day

Doris Simeon, Laide Bakare, and Sikiratu Sindodo on set of their movie. Erm, who's the girl in the middle?

A message from the Game store at The Palms, Lekki

Oh yeah, na so? What do you guys think of this warning?

Genevieve Nnaji verified on Twitter

The super star actress's Twitter account was verified yesterday (blue circle beside her name), joining the very few Nigerians whose accounts have been verified on the social networking platform. Others are D'Banj, Asa, Nneka, Oluchi and Osaze Odemwingie.

To have your account verified means to have your account authenticated, after that, no one will be able to impersonate you on Twitter. But It's only for gbo gbo bigz girls and boys :-)

Missing person

Patrick Olamilekan Adeniran, a 400level student of Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, (pictured above) is missing. He left home on Monday evening May 14th saying he was going to see a friend at a junction near his home (around Apongbon, Lagos Island) and hasn't returned since. His phone is switched off and no one has been able to reach him. His family and friends are worried sick.

Anyone with useful information should please report to the nearest police station or call these numbers 08036843384 / 08020985298. Thanks

Omawumi and Waje acquire multi million naira SUVs

The singers, who are BFFs, acquired very expensive automobiles a few weeks back. Omawumi bought a brand new Gold Mercedes Benz 450GL, said to be worth over N10m, while Waje acquired a brand new Navy Blue Honda CRV SUV worth over N5m. Congrats ladies!

Oleku Concert Featuring Ebenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade

On Sunday May 27th, two of the greatest musicians of our time, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade will perform together on stage for the very first time. The concert, which the organizers say took 35 years to plan, will hold at Habour Point Event Centre, Wilmot Road, Victoria Island, at 2pm.

Wizkid and 9ice will also join the musical legends on stage on that day. Unfortunately, there are only 800 tickets available for 800 privileged guests. So if you don't want to miss this once in a lifetime opportunity, then go get your tickets now. Tickets are available at Classic FM, Beat FM and NaijaFM on Keffi str., Ikoyi for N50k single ticket, N500k for a family table of 8 and N1m for a corporate table of 8.

I'm doing this free promo so I can get a ticket o. Oleku organizers, when you see this, holla at your girl *wink* :-)

Tinsel star Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi and son cover May issue of TW

Oh my, that little man is so cute! The actress and her son, Xavier, on the cover of the May issue of TW (Totally Whole) Magazine, where the new mum talks about the joy of being a mum.

Friday 18 May 2012

Video: Will Smith slaps reporter who tries to kiss him on red carpet

Will Smith was making his way down the red carpet at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black 3 today when a Ukrainian reporter tried to kiss him. The actor, who was caught off guard, first pushed away the journalist before slapping him across the face with the back of his hand, asking, “What the hell is your problem, man?”

Moments later, Smith, still on camera, said that the male reporter tried to kiss him on the lips, and added, “He’s lucky I ain’t sucker punched him.” Very lucky! Haha

Was Will Smith right to have slapped the journalist? Please watch the video and share your thoughts.

Dear LIB readers: I found a worm in my chicken topper salad

A LIB reader sent in these photos. She went to a very popular eatery in Lagos (name withheld by me), ordered a chicken topper salad, and inside it she found a worm. Ewwwwwww!

Her words:
I found a worm in my chicken Topper Salad and I want everyone to know this. These eateries need to start paying more attention to quality management and assurance in their processes. I called the attention of their delivery staff to it who says he will escalate to the management but I am sure they won't even react to this. I don't want anything from them but I want Nigerians to begin to exercise some caution when eating out - especially the uncooked food. I have attached the pictures, receipt and video for your viewing..
If na America, this babe for don hammer o! Lol. Watch the video here

Taylor Swift donates 4 million dollars to charity

The 22 year old country music singer yesterday donated $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The Nigerian version of that is; Taylor Swift yesterday donated N600 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Choi!

The money will be used for the creation of an education center that will bear her name at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. Her donation is by far the biggest donation by a singular country artist.

Who wore it better? Ini Edo vs Juliana Hough

Ini Edo and American dancer and Ryan Seacrest's girlfriend, Julianne Hough, in cut out bust dress. Who wore it better?

Photos from the Launch of Malta Guinness low sugar

Guinness Nigeria Plc officially launched the much anticipated Malta Guinness Low Sugar; a new lower sugar variant of Nigeria’s favourite Malt drink we all know, at a thrilling event that held on the 17th May 2012, at The Darlington Hall in Lagos. Please continue...

Malawi to overturn its ban on homosexuality, female president says

President Joyce Banda, who was elected the first female president of Malawa just last month following the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika, said today that her government will overturn the country's ban on homosexuality, the first African country to do so since 1994. That's her plan, whether she will get parliamentary support remains to be seen.

In Malawi, homosexuality is punishable by 14 years in prison.

Omotola and Kimberly Elise

 Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Kimberly Elise back in 2009 (left) and in 2012 (right)

The actresses, one from Nollywood, the other from Hollywood, featured in a movie titled Ties That Bind which will hit Nigerian cinemas May 25th.

Dear LIB Readers: How much does the hubby really need to know?

From a LIB reader...
Is there any need to let your husband know how many men you had intimate relationships with before you two got married?
For me, I told my husband about the guys i dated in the past on a 'need to know' basis. If conversation geared towards that area or if he knew me when i was dating the guy, then i tell him. Aside that, i dont say anything.
A friend of mine who just had her traditional wedding last xmas was telling me that she and her hubby had a 'say it all' evening, where they discussed everything they had done in and out of relationships before they got married. even the relationships they have had after meeting but before getting married! What is the point really?
Wouldnt the man look at you as a whore (even if he doesnt say it) if you have had a lot of guys gone thru there? Could you put this out there let's see what LIBers think of it.
Please share your thoughts!

Win $1,000 from musician Dampte

The artiste Dampte is working on his second album and wants to give a lucky person the opportunity to feature in this great album and also win $1,000. All you need to do is record a hook (chorus) with or without a beat and send it to seandampte@gmail.com with your name and phone number before the 30th of June. The best hook would be featured on Dampte's most anticipated album, the winner also gets $1000 cash prize and stands a chance of traveling to London to record the song properly with Dampte.

Nigerian Housemates, Chris and Ola, leave the Big Brother House

Nigerian housemates, Chris and Ola, have left the Big Brother House. In their Diary Session today, Ola told Big Brother that after consultation with the House Doctor, he would like to Voluntarily exit the Big Brother House. He said that he has thought about it and since the medication he is on does not seem to be taking well, would like to seek medical attention outside of the Big Brother House.

And as you know, once one housemate from a country leaves, the other must follow. I feel sad for Chris. But health comes first.

Buhari threatens bloodshed in 2015, 19 Northern Govs defend him

"God willing, by 2015, something will happen. They either conduct a free and fair election or they go a very disgraceful way. If what happened in 2011 (alleged rigging) should again happen in 2015, by the grace of God, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood.’’ Buhari reportedly told members of the CPC from Niger State who had paid him a courtesy visit in Kaduna on Wednesday May 16th.

After Buhari made this comment, the presidency responded by saying Buhari was bloodthirsty and suffering from “combat withdrawal syndrome.”

And instead of cautioning the retired general, 19 northern governors yesterday told journalist that Buhari's statement was in order, that he only said it to keep the Federal Government on its toes in order to ensure a free-and-fair election in 2015.

So, let me get this straight, someone threatens bloodshed in 2015 and the statement is in order? OK!

Truck explosion on Lekki express way

There was another bomb scare in Lagos very early this morning after a truck carrying chemical cylinders crashed and exploded a few kilometres from the Abraham Adesanya Housing Estate, on the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

The driver of the truck escaped unhurt but his assistant was said to have been burnt beyond recognition.

Desmond Elliot and Uche Jombo in Puerto Rico

The stars, who are best friends, are in Puerto Rico for Uche's wedding. I have spies in that country...I must find the wedding photos...lol. Congrats to Uche!

Chris Brown's 'Ice' birthday gift to Karrueche

This Chris na better boyfriend o. First, he buys his GF, Karrauche Tran a $200k Porsche, then throws an expensive birthday party for her, and now he's bought her very expensive jewelry...a promise ring! Enjoy, ojare, babe!

Desmond, Monalisa, Jackie Appiah & Joseph Benjamin on the cover of Hollywood Weekly

E4 PR is proud to announce that as part of an exclusive, watertight contract in conjunction with Hollywood Weekly Magazine and Hollywood Weekly TV, we are the first to profile our Nollywood stars internationally...and right in the heart of Hollywood, starting with Desmond Elliott, Monalisa Chinda, Jackie Appiah and Joseph Benjamin, who are our first set of Nollywood stars to grace the cover of Hollywood Weekly...and Hollywood Weekly's first ever. 

Mavin Invasion of The Big Friday Show

On the all new episode of The Big Friday Show showing on the MTV Base Block on Silverbird Television, its the Mavin Invasion with Mavin Records artists; Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, Tiwa Savage, D'Prince and Wande Coal. It will air today Friday 18th May, at 6pm on Silverbird television (DSTV Channel 131). Don't miss it!

Police Service Commission wades into killing of Helen Ukpabio's three brothers

                Charles Ukpabio                 Emmanuel Ukpabio                      Joseph Ukpabio                  Their mother - Etim Ukpabio

The police service commission has waded into the killing of 6 men, including three brothers of film maker and founder of Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries, Evangelist Helen Ukpabio. (If you missed it, read the story HERE) The commission promised to get to the root of the matter and find out why the men were killed. Meanwhile the Ukpabios also lost a sister a few days after the Ukpabio brothers were killed. Elizabeth Ukpabio died of shock after learning about what happened to her brothers. Their mum, who witnessed the killing of two of her sons, is said to be very sick and family members are keeping a close eye on her.

Hot Kimye!!!!

Kanye and Kim at an event in London yesterday. They look so incredibly hot together!

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