Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 06/17/2012 - 06/24/2012





Saturday 23 June 2012

Timaya shaves off his dreadlocks

Looking good!

US Mother and daughter charged in Nigerian internet romance scam

A Colorado mother and daughter are accused in an internet dating scam spanning 40 countries, in which fake soldiers started relationships with women, then asked them for money, CBS Denver reported.

The victims were allegedly cheated out of more than $1 million.

An indictment from the Colorado Attorney General accuses Tracy and Karen Vasseur of Adams County of being part of a "Nigerian internet romance scam" involving people pretending to be military members serving in Afghanistan.

LIB assignment for the day...:-)

Look closely...what do you see? Haha!

Woman inserts 66 wraps of narcotics in private part

Law enforcement agents and travellers were last week astonished when 66 wraps of narcotics, which tested positive to methamphetamine, were discovered in the private part of Mande Bala, 48, at the screening section  of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on June 15, 2012.

The lady was promptly arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency shortly before she was due to board a Kenyan Airways flight to Nairobi.

Spot the difference...:-)

Left: A security officer looking for improvised explosive devices at the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria on June 18th. Right: A Treasure hunter looking for treasure at the beach in the US.


Cobhams and lil' man

The music producer showing off his 7 months old son. Too cute...!

Fatherless girl, 16, jailed for murder committed by policemen

When Rukayat Job was 13, she met Jackson in her mother’s beer parlour in 2009. She thought luck had smiled on her when he asked her to be his lover. For awhile, they enjoyed their relationship until tragedy suddenly struck.

Photo of the day

Van and Omotola on a movie set! Cute!

Best dressed goes to...?

           Tuface Idibia vs Babatunde the Rapper                   Caroline Danjuma vs Funmi Iyanda

Beyonce And Kim K hang out at Kanye West, Jay-Z show in the UK

Beyonce and Kim Kardashian spotted hanging out, dancing, sharing laughs and cheering on their men at the Watch the Throne concert in Birmingham UK last night. This is the first time that they've been spotted hanging out together since Kim started dating Kanye...and going by comments on Twitter after these photos were made public, people aren't too happy to see Beyonce hanging out with Kim.

First Oprah, now Beyonce. Kim keeps winning...:-)

Introducing model and singer, Lex A

Lex A was Mr Amity at the 2011 Mr Nigeria pageant and is the 2012 Martini Model Search winner. The 23 year old Marine Biology University of Lagos undergraduate is now an R&B singer. Continue to read more...

Shoprite opens in Abuja

Shoprite has opened a mega store in Abuja. It is located inside the newly built Grand Towers Mall on Murtala Mohammed Express Way, Gudu District.

Bomb explodes outside a night club in Abuja, no casualties

 Scene of the blast last night

A bomb exploded outside the popular Krystal Lounge in the Wuse II district of Abuja around 11:25pm last night, but fortunately no one was injured.

The bomb was suspected to be planted on a tree opposite the lounge and exploded as people gathered around the area to have fun. Windows of buildings around the lounge were shattered and at least six cars were badly damaged in the blast.

Friday 22 June 2012

Pres Jonathan Sacks Defence Minister and National Security Adviser

President Goodluck Jonathan this evening fired both the National Security Adviser, Andrew Oweiye Azazi and Defence Minister, Bello Haliru, according to the Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati.

Azazi has been replaced with Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel.

Spot the difference :-)

      UK Prime Minister David Cameron and wife            Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan and wife

D'banj Covers UK Observer Magazine

Now, this is huge!!! Congrats to the Kokomaster!

Basketmouth acquires 3 brand new cars and new building for his company

The comedian recently acquired three brand new cars; two 2012 edition of Hyundai Elantra, and a 2013 Opel Insignia for his Baron World entertainment outfit. He has also moved the events company from his former Lekki base to a much bigger place on Ogunlana Drive, Surulere. Be inspired! :-)

Who rocked it better? Genny vs Sewa

Genevieve Nnaji vs TV presenter Adesewa Josh. It's exactly the same dress. Question is: who rocked it better? Go Genny! Go Genny!! lol

Amber Rose spotted out as sexy schoolgirl

The soon to be Mrs Wiz Khalifa spotted on set on her new movie, School Dance, in an eye popping varsity style outfit. Sexy!

Nigerian man allegedly killed and thrown from 5th floor by police in Bangkok

A mail sent to Nations Newspaper from a man who lives in Bangkok
“I am Mr. Mac Konze. I am a Nigerian living here in Bangkok. I want to bring to the notice of Nations newspapers the incessant killing of innocent Nigerians here in Thailand.

Uche Jombo's new name

The actress, who loves shoes as you can see above, has officially added her husband's name to hers...Uche Jombo - R (Rodriguez)

By the way, she's stated categorically on her Twitter page that she's never had plastic surgery like some were suggesting in the last post. When you're in love...you glow! :-)

K-Solo's wife speak on alleged domestic violence and stealing

This was sent to me this afternoon. Too long for me to read but I'm sure I will know its content from your comments...enjoy..:-)
Full details from the wife of popular producer K-Solo on alleged charges on domestic violence and stealing...
Top music producer K-Solo married Kikelomo Akinkunmi in November 2011. By May 2012, the marriage was over. The wife told City People in an exclusive interview that the marriage ended because K-Solo was in it for money and also because he assaulted her so much she lost the pregnancy she was carrying when they got married,  Here are the full details gotten from The wife

Susie Q's club finally closed 4 months after her murder

Susan Yusuf's Club, SQ, has finally been closed down for good four months after her brutal murder. The club, located at Younis Bashorun Street, Victoria Island, was shut down this month following the new management's inability to renew their rent which expired a few months ago. The club lost most of its customers and spark after Susan's death. Susan ran the club all by herself when she was alive so there was really no one to continue from where she stopped.

Susan was stabbed to death at her 1004 flat on Friday February 10th 2012.

Another International Award Nomination For Funmi Iyanda and Chris Dada

Funmi Iyanda with Common
It’s another international nod for production duo Funmi Iyanda and Chris Dada as Chopcassava.com, their innovative web series documenting the recent fuel subsidy protests was nominated as best web series in the non-fiction category at the BANFF World Media Festival, which took place last week in Alberta, Canada...

Spinlet.com Featured Song of the Day

The Spinlet Featured Song of the Day is  “Can't Stop Us” by EME Allstars. This New track is taken from the EME Album which is Exclusive to Spinlet as a Free Download.

Download the Spinlet Mobile application to Download/Stream all the latest hits  (Available
for Android, Symbian and Blackberry phones).

Spinlet Tip of the day for Blackberry :  "You can use the End key to play and download music in the background"

CCTVs coming to Lagos

The Lagos State government in collaboration with the Federal Government is installing CCTVs in strategic locations around Lagos metropolis.

Nigerian man suspected of killing 19yr old Ghanaian girlfriend

26 year old unemployed Nigerian, Nathaniel Udama Adu, is in the grips of the Mile 7 Police in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old SHS leaver, Matilda Asante, believed to be his girlfriend, at Tantra Hills in Accra.

Detectives from the station were dispatched immediately after information got to the station at about 7:45am on Monday, June 18, 2012 that a dead body had been found at Tantra Hills.

*Viewer discretion advised*

St-Rémy Gbedu Slam Jam heads to Vegas Club

The St-Rémy Gbedu Slam Jam excitement continues this month (June) as the authentic world No.1 French brandy keeps faith with its promise of unlimited fun through the rest of the year 2012 for its loyal consumers by taking the next of its monthly club parties to The Vegas Club, Ikeja, Lagos on the 22nd June, 2012.

Thursday 21 June 2012

13 hospitalised following students’ bloody clash at FGGC Abuloma

13 students are now hospitalized and academic activities disrupted following clashes between rival students’ groups at the Federal Government Girls College Abuloma, Port Harcourt, Rivers State

The clash, which has been described as one of the worst cases of college violence
in recent years, broke out in the early of Tuesday June 19th. It was a clash of supremacy between SS2 and SS3 rival students groups. Continue to read the full story...

Ambassador Olusegun Olusola dies at 77

Veteran broadcaster and former Nigeria's Ambassador to Ethiopia, Chief Olusegun Olusola, has passed away. He died 6:30pm this evening June 21, 2012 after a brief illness, according to his aide.

Chief Olusola was the producer of the famous Village Headmaster TV drama and founder of the African Refugees Foundation. He was 77 years old. May his soul rest in peace...amen.

Court sentences man to death for stealing N1,705 cash & N400 milk

A Jos High Court on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old man, Obinah John, to death by hanging for robbing one Dorothy Olaniyi of N1,705. The convict was also sentenced to death for robbing Olaniyi of two rolls of peak milk in sachets, valued at N400.

Nigerian man found dead at his home in Bel Air , Maryland USA

Titus Onuoha (pictured above) was found dead on the 14th of June 2012, on his apartment lawn, in Bel Air, Maryland. He was found lying face down on the ground at his apartment complex and nobody knows what happened or how it happened. The preliminary autopsy result shows trauma to the back of his head and neck. No suspect yet, police are still investigating.  
Anyone with any information should call Bel Air police department

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