Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 07/01/2012 - 07/08/2012





Saturday 7 July 2012

Van Vicker and Nse Ikpe Etim Cover Complete Fashion Magazine

Nice cover!

Incredible: Member of Parliament pulls gun on critic on live TV (video)

A member of Jordan's parliament pulled a gun on one of his critics during a heated debate on live TV. The MP was identified as Mohammed Shawabka, and according to The Times of Israel he was discussing Jordan's policies toward Syria. As the verbal disagreement escalated, Shawabka reached down to toss a shoe at his critic. He then grabbed a silver gun from his waistband. The action starts at 1:30 in the video above. Some of these politicians sef...lol

Woman bites off neighbour's nose for allegedly having an affair with her husband

From PM News
A housewife, Mrs. Ruka Amoha who claimed her husband has denied her sexual intercourse for some months decided to vent her anger on her neighbour, Mrs. Yemi Adelani
Ruka alleged that her husband, Wasiu Amoha, starved her of sex because he was enjoying an amorous affair with her neighbor…she descended on Yemi and bit off her nose, during an argument at their apartment.

Friday 6 July 2012

New Video: May D - ile ijo

London Life, Lagos Living: The Documentary

A 6 minute short documentary about the popular collection of short stories, London Life, Lagos Living by author, Bobo Omotayo. His words below...
Seven months ago today, I released the most soul bearing endeavour I had ever engaged in my life. The result was a 196-page treatise titled ‘London Life, Lagos Living’. Initially apprehensive as to the likely public response, I am daily humbled by the public embrace of this labour of love by the reading public.

Seal flaunts new girlfriend

Some of you men can move on so quickly sha! All this I can't live without you, na scam. They surely can and will live without you! lol

So, a few months after splitting from his wife of seven years and mother of his three children, Heidi Klum, the singer already has a new love interest. The two were photographed having some fun on a yacht in Italy this week.

Who wore it better? LIB readers vs celebs

Something fun I just thought of and hopefully, some of you will be interested in this...:-). All you need to do is pick a look of any celeb of your choice, dress exactly like them, and send in the photo of yourself and the celeb. Let LIBers decide who wore it better. Sounds like fun, huh? Oya, lets's start *wink* (send photos to lindaikeji@gmail.com)

Meanwhile, who wore it better between Kim K and this LIB reader?

Kris Humphries to be a baby daddy: ex claims she's pregnant

Kris and Myla
According to TMZ, an ex-girlfriend of Kris Humphries, Myla Sinanaj, is claiming she's 3 months pregnant, and Kris is definitely the baby daddy!

Kris and Myla dated briefly early this year after his separation from Kim K, and if he truly is the father of Myla's baby, then the situation can be used against him in his divorce from Kim because he claimed he was devastated by the break up and suffered emotionally. But for him to be expecting a baby shows he moved on too quickly.

Yeah well, we all know how men are; their hearts may be broken, but it doesn't affect the little man down there :-). Let's see how this plays out!

Singer Nneka covers July edition of Mania Magazine

Cover looks good!

Abass Obesere completes mega hotel in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State

The very popular Fuji musician has completed his mega hotel, (name yet to be revealed) located at the Government Reserved Area in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. The hotel will be officially opened for business in the next coming weeks.

Commercial sex worker ignites clash in Ogun; 3 killed, 30 vehicles burnt

In Ibese, Ogun State, a commercial sex worker was so good that a disagreement over who had a right to her services led to 30 vehicles being burnt and at least three people killed  Continue to read the full report...

IG of police releases his personal phone number

The Inspector General of Police, MD Abubakar, yesterday July 5th published his personal phone number to allow Nigerians reach him directly to make a complaint, report any policeman misbehaving...or if you have any security challenges.

The number is 08059666666...but good luck trying to reach him. The number is permanently on 'the user is busy on the other call, please try after some time.'
#scam! Lol

World 'N' Traveland To Officially Launch Travel Kiosk, Voice & Loyalty Card System

World 'N' Traveland is known for its high quality service and expertise in the travel and leisure industry in the Nigeria. Since its inception in 2004, it has continuously prided itself in its values of integrity, reliability and quality of services rendered to clients all which is driven and delivered by dynamic, vibrant and experienced in-house staff with the assistance of network partners strategically located in different parts of the world.

Mario Balotelli demands paternity test from pregnant ex-girlfriend

Going by a press statement just released by Mario Balotelli, it seems his four months pregnant ex-girlfriend, Rafaella Fico, 27, lied when she told the press earlier this week that the 21 year old footballer was delighted about being a dad and that they might reconcile for the sake of their unborn child. Not only is Mario claiming he didn't know about the pregnancy until she went to the press, he has also rubbished Raffaela's claims of a reunion and is demanding a paternity test to establish if he really is the father.

His somewhat angry press statement when you continue...

RMD turns 51 today; builds multimillion naira home in Asaba

The actor was born July 6th 1961. Wishing him many more beautiful years ahead. Meanwhile the actor has acquired a palatial home said to be worth about N250 million in Asaba, Delta State, where he is the Commissioner for Arts and Culture.

Repair works on 3rd Mainland Bridge to commence this afternoon

Third Mainland Bridge repairs will begin at 2:30pm this afternoon, but the diversion of traffic to allow for repairs will start on Sunday. Heard the repair works will cost N1billion.

LIB Assignment for the day: What do you see?

Take a good look at this photo. What do you see?

Thursday 5 July 2012

Arsenal postpone pre-season game in Nigeria

Arsenal Football Club has announced it is reluctantly postponing its proposed trip to Nigeria this summer. The Club has taken the decision as a result of complexities linked to the planned game against Nigeria on Saturday, August 5 in Abuja.

Arsenal marketing director Angus Kinnear said: "Bringing a top-level club to an international market is always complicated and logistically challenging. With the proposed match in Nigeria planned for early August, we could not get comfortable on everything needed to satisfy our requirements, so we have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone the team’s visit."

Uche Jombo and her boo

The actress has revealed that her new husband is actually American from New York and not from Puerto Rico like we all thought. Too cute!

Did you graduate from a Corona Primary or Secondary school?

Did you graduate from Corona Primary and Scondary School? If so, the join fellow Alumni for two great events this weekend.
Abuja Happy Hour: For those living in Abuja, there will be a happy hour event on Friday (July 6th) at 7:30 pm at the Beer Barn Bar at Wuse 2 besides Krystal Lounge. It will be an awesome opportunity to network with other Corona Alumni residing in Abuja.
Please continue...

Air Nigeria to return four aircraft to the owners

All the troubles of Air Nigeria. First they are being sued by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for tax evasion totaling N5 billion, then the Nigerian Civil Aviation (NCAA) suspended their license for financial distress, now the company, GE Capital Aviation Services, that leased them four of their aircraft want their planes back because of Air Nigeria's inability to pay the company.

Spokesman to Air Nigeria, Samuel Ogbogoro said: 
Subsequent to the temporary suspension of Air Nigeria’s regional and domestic flight operations by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), our lessor has been requesting to repossess some of the aircraft in our fleet and we are fully cooperating to return them. Air Nigeria plans to acquire state-of-the-art aircraft to fill the reduction in capacity. We are currently finalising plans to resume normal flight operations across the regional and domestic routes as soon as possible," he said.

2yr old boy 'plays' on 100ft balcony ledge for over five minutes

A toddler came within inches of plummeting 100 feet to his death after climbing on to a high-rise flat balcony as his mother slept inside. 

Dramatic footage showed the two-year-old crawling along, and sitting on, the balcony's ledge eight storeys up, while horrified passers-by looked on.

One terrified onlooker was so concerned that she filmed the boy nonchalantly peering down and dangling his legs over the drop.

Mavins shut down Industry Nite (Photos)

Lagos came to a standstill yesterday night as the Mavins shut down Industry Nite. A jam-packed Oriental Hotel played host to hundreds of fans and celebrities who all came to see the Mavins perform together for the first time. And what a performance it was! Wande Coal, Tiwa Savage, Dr.Sid, D’ Prince and Don Jazzy all took turns to individually and collectively wow the crowd .More photos when you continue..

Senator David Mark's daughter Pamela weds Mike Ayeni

Beautiful Pamela Mark married her heartthrob Michael Ayeni on Saturday June 23rd at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. All the big guns in government and top politicians attended the very lavish wedding. The couple are currently on their honeymoon. Congrats to them!

Rape Of Minor: Wife Hands Hubby Over To Police

The police in Lagos have arrested a 57-year-old man Badeogun Ogunbisi who allegedly defiles under aged girls in his vicinity

He was allegedly caught by his wife, Afusat Ogunbisi, while having carnal knowledge of an 11-year old pupil, whom he allegedly cast a spell upon while on errand for her mother.

The father of three, two girls and a boy, who resides at Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, was arrested and detained at Alagolo police station, Ipaja.

Footballer Emmanuel Emenike has street named after him after splashing N500m on properties

The extremely wealthy 24 year old footballer who plays for Super Eagles of Nigeria and Russian club, Sparta Moscow, a few weeks back had a street named after him in an estate in Lekki, Lagos. Emmanuel Emenike Street is located inside Chevy View Estate where the footballer has properties said to be worth over 500 million naira. Footballers Obinna Nsofor and Mikel Obi also have properties in the posh estate.

Mimic P-Square and Rick Ross Competition (Video)

UK Fans here's one for all of you, its the "Mimic P Square and Rick Ross Competition"
Have fun making your own short video of P Square and Rick Ross 'Beautiful Onyinye' and stand a chance to win prizes from P Square. (The video is a must watch!)

Rapper 2shots no longer engaged

If information reaching me is correct, then rapper 2shotz, real name William Orioha, is no longer engaged. He was reportedly engaged to Uniport graduate, Georgina Apaemi for a few months but now tells anyone who cares to listen that he is a single man.

NYSC reschedules camp activities in volatile states

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, today announced the rescheduling of the posting of all corps members deployed to Yobe and Borno States for the 2012 Batch ‘B’ Orientation Course.

A statement by the Director General of NYSC, Brig-Gen Nnamdi Okore-Affia, directed that corps members posted to some volatile states in the North such as Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau, Kano and Kaduna, but have not yet reported to the camp, should immediately report to the NYSC Directorate Headquarters, Abuja for redeployment.

Actor Emeka Ossai & wife expecting first baby 5 years after marriage

Five years after getting married, actor and producer, Emeka Ossai and his wife, Jumai Ossai, are expecting their first child. The excited first time dad-to-be revealed this to reporters last week. Big congrats to them!

Airtel Announces Partnership with Arsenal

Airtel and Arsenal Football Club on June 28th signed a three-year partnership agreement. The deal provides Airtel with the opportunity to utilise the Club’s merchandising, hospitality and content rights in five countries: Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda.

The agreement will help the north London side reach some of its 42million fans across the continent. Airtel customers in Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda will have the opportunity to win match tickets to watch this summer’s pre-season tour fixture and receive exclusive Club content and news direct to handsets. In addition to the agreement, Airtel will be designated as the official mobile operator of the 2012 Arsenal Tour to Nigeria.

Airtel’s Twitter handle @AirtelNigeria and Facebook page www.facebook.com/airtelng

Popular MC and Naija FM OAP, Osam, set to wed

Osamoje Isaac popularly known as Osam is getting ready to quit bachelorhood. The popular comedian, MC and Naija FM OAP will wed his girlfriend Anthonia Edoka at a traditional marriage which will hold at the brides home in Nnewi, Anambra State on Saturday July 21st 2012. Congrats to them.

The Bridge Leadership Foundation Announces 2nd Edition of her Career Day Event

The Bridge Leadership Foundation (TBLF)  is pleased to announce the 2nd Edition of its Career & Founder’s Day scheduled to hold Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at the Cultural Centre, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

The theme for this year is ‘Talent, Leadership &  Entrepreneurship. Please continue...

NUC suspends operational licences of seven private universities

National Universities Commission yesterday Wednesday July 4th suspended the operational licenses of seven private universities in Nigeria  for allegedly violating NUC's guideline's on school facilities and academic programmes

The suspended universities are Lead City University, Caritas University, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Tansian University, Madonna University, Achievers University and Obong University.

The NUC say the suspension will be lifted as soon as the Universities live up to the guidelines stipulated by the commission in the running of Universities in Nigeria.

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Do we have fraxel laser in Nigeria?

Kim Kardashian has revealed that the secret to her flawless, line and blemish free skin is frequent sessions of Fraxel - a cosmetic laser treatment that effectively resurfaces the skin. The laser resurfacing technique costs from £575 to £2,000 a session, depending on the size of the area to be treated. 
Fraxel is billed as a 'revolutionary' fractional laser treatment that can help diminish fine lines and wrinkles and renew the skin's surface, giving a 'fresh, youthful glow'. That's why people like Jennifer Aniston never age.

More about Fraxel laser when you continue...

New Video: Davido Featuring Sina Rambo - Overseas

Davido's 4th Official Video for Overseas ft. Sinarambo. Shot in Miami, Florida by Antwan Smith.

Who wore it better? Caroline vs Ana

Caroline Danjuma vs Tennis star Ana Ivanovic in $6,000 Matthew Williamson dress. Who wore it better?

Otedola is 'stupid' for not talking to House committee - Committee Chair

The refusal of Mr Femi Otedola to testify before the House of Representatives Committee on Ethics and Privileges has unnerved the committee members, claiming the decision was misguided that no one can dictate to the committee how to carry-out its investigation. (Channels TV)

R Kelly claims the movie Notebook ended his marriage; his wife remembers it differently

Drama! In his new memoir, 'Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me', R Kelly claims the movie 'The Notebook' ended his marriage to Andrea Kelly. In an excerpt of Soulacoaster, R Kelly writes;

“As the film credits started to roll, I couldn’t move. I burst into tears. People walking past me patted me on the back, trying to console me. The Notebook was beautiful, and I was crying because its hero and heroine had died together."
“But I was also crying because I remembered a Valentine’s Day – when a helicopter dropped a rainfall of roses – that had come and gone… My marriage had died. And there was nothing I could do to bring it back.
R Kelly's ex wife, Andrea, who's currently appearing on 'Hollywood Exes' remembers it differently. What she told TMZ when you continue...

Rita Dominic, Ramsey Noah and Chidi Mokeme on movie set

Actors Chidi Mokeme, Ramsey Noah and Rita Dominic on the set of '76', a movie which is currently being shot in Ibadan.

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