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Saturday 11 April 2015

Photos: Tennis ace, Andy Murray weds longtime girlfriend

Scottish Tennis star and world No. 3 Andy Murray married his longtime girlfriend Kim Sears today April 11th at Dunblane Cathedral in Scotland. The couple, both 27, have been dating for years and got engaged in November 2014. Congrats to them. Photos from their wedding after the cut...

Stay back and form a formidable party - APC tells defecting PDP members

John Oyegun, the national chairman of APC said today Saturday April 11th that the gale of defections by politicians was not good for Nigeria’s political development. Mr. Oyegun, who spoke to newsmen in Benin shortly after casting his vote, advised those defecting to the winning party to rather form a formidable opposition to enrich the nation’s democracy.
“Many opposition party members have defected to APC just because they lost out, that is not good for political development. One would have advised that opposition members should stay where they are, and form a formidable opposition party.” Mr. Oyegun said.

Photo from Aliko Dangote's 58th birthday dinner

Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote turned 58 yesterday April 10th. His family and friends hosted him to a private dinner last night...

Photos: Kylie Jenner and her Grey Blue hair storm Coachella

17 year old Kylie Jenner in her gray-blue hair, crop top and shorts stormed Coachella music festival in California yesterday with her sister and friends. More photos after the cut...

Ever wished to take a nap on 3rd Mainland Bridge? This man did!

CNN correspondent Christian Purefoy did something you'd never think was possible - he took a nap on the ever busy 3rd Mainland Bridge. Amazing!

Every Nigerian needs to watch these videos. The War Against Boko Haram as filmed by a journalist on the front-lines

If you're a Nigerian, then you need to watch these videos. You have never seen anything like this before. We mostly heard of the destruction Boko Haram brought upon us, we didn't hear much about what our Nigerians troops did to fight and flush them out. These videos are deep. VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen, the only journalist on the front-lines shows us inside the war with Boko Haram. Please watch the videos after the cut and be amazed by our soldiers. They defended Nigeria with their lives. Kudos to our troops and thanks to this fearless reporter....

Photos: Akinwunmi Ambode and wife cast their votes

APC governorship candidtate in Lagos and his wife pictured casting their votes earlier today. More pics after the cut...

Graphic photos: Clash in Akwa-Ibom leaves one dead

Armed thugs attacked Unit 14, Etoi Ward 5, Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State killing one voter (the person lying dead - after the cut), another voter was seriously injured and is now in a critical condition (the person sitting).

Photos of people attacked in Rivers state today

Politics shouldn't be a do-or-die thing na, why the mayhem? There were quite a number of political clashes in Rivers state (and other parts of Nigeria) today. Here are some pics of some of the casualty in Rivers. Continue to see more photos...

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel welcome son

According to People magazine, Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel have welcomed a son, Silas Randall Timberlake. A rep told the magazine that mom and the baby are doing well and dad is “ecstatic.”. Big congrats to them.

New mum Nadia Buari openly reflects on her love life...

The Ghanaian actress and mother of twins Nadia Buari wrote this on twitter this afternoon. See another photo after the cut...

Photo: Police woman collapses due to excessive heat at polling unit in Ogun

This police woman reportedly collapsed because of excessive heat at a polling unit in Ogun State. It's one of the many photos trending on Twitter...

General Buhari & wife Aisha Buhari cast their votes...

Nigeria's President-elect and his wife pictured casting their votes at their Polling Unit in Katsina State this afternoon. More photos after the cut...

Tree falls and crashes on a man's SUV moments after he took his children out of it

Twitter user, @CharlieAnekwe tells an amazing story of how some children were miraculously saved from an impending disaster. See his tweets after the cut...

J Martins alleges threat to life for exposing election malpractices in Abia

This is serious!

Photos: The moment smiling President Jonathan casts his vote...

Seems like a whole lot of stress has been taken off him. Definitely not an easy job to be President. President Jonathan voting in Otuoke Ward 13, Unit 39, today, April 11. Another photo after the cut..

Photos: Jimi Agbaje casts his vote + Tinubu waits in line to vote

Lagos state PDP Governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje pictured casting his vote at his polling unit today. A photo of Bola Tinubu waiting to vote after the cut...

Photo: Voters take to their heels as political thugs attack in Akwa Ibom

Photo shows voters running as political thugs cart away ballot boxes at a polling unit in Akwa Ibom state this afternoon.

Singer J Martin alleges harrasment by political thugs in Abia state

The singer, who is currently in his home state of Abia, shared his observations of the Governorship election going on/not going on there...

Banky W shares beautiful photos of his family

That's his dad, mum and brother. I see where Banky got his looks from..:-). More photos after the cut

Epic election photos from 1979

 Photo shows women resident in Lagos defying the rain to cast their votes during the 1979 election. Another photo after the cut...

Amazingly creative! See what someone did with divorce papers

An art student in the UK, a year or two ago did this piece above for her finals. It's a wedding dress completely made out of divorce papers. Amazing piece of art.

White wedding photos of Temi and comedian, Segun Dangote

Here are more photos from the white wedding of comedian and TV personality Segun Dangote and his beloved, Temi. Congrats to them. See more photos after the cut...

Photos: INEC official reportedly caught with the thumb-printed ballot papers today

According to twitter user @ibbrox2709, the INEC official pictured here was today caught with ready made thumb printed ballot papers, to be used in the Guber elections today. More photos after the cut

Pics: Army men seize car keys from people going to vote in Asaba

Some voters who didn't adhere to the 'no movement' rule in Asaba, Delta state, got some attention from the army this morning. Their cars were stopped and car keys taken away from them at gun point at different locations in Asaba. Most of the cars are left on the streets. Many of them are crying foul but...the police said no movement. A LIB reader sent in the photos. More pics when you continue...

PDP Chairman, youth shot dead in Ebonyi state this morning

The Chairman of PDP in Ishielu LGA in Ebonyi state, Mr. Emeka Nworie has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at his home in Ezzagu in Ishelu LGA. According to a report by Vanguard, Nworie was killed in the early hours of today April 11th. Another man Mike Ojor in Ikwo Nnoyo in Ikwo local government area of the state was also targeted and killed.
Confirming the incident, the state Police spokesperson, ASP Chris Anyanwu said the gunmen had asked for money from the PDP chairman which he gave to them before they shot him dead.

Free Ice cream given to polling officers, security and voters in Lekki

Now, don't you wish your ass was voting around here? :-)

Photo: President Jonathan gets accredited in Otuoke, Bayelsa

President Jonathan getting accredited at Ward 13, Unit 39 in Otuoke, Ogbia LGA, Bayelsa State, today April 11th. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Jimi Agbaje gets accredited at his polling unit in Lagos

Lagos state PDP Governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje pictured at his polling unit this morning. More photos after the cut...

Governor Fashola & wife get accredited at a polling booth in Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Raji Babatunde Fashola & his wife, Abimbola pictured getting accredited at his Polling Booth in Surulere today. More photos after the cut...

Photos: VP Namadi Sambo arrives at his polling unit in Kaduna

Vice President Namadi Sambo pictured arriving at his polling unit at Swimming Pool road, Police College in Kaduna state for accreditation this morning. More photos after the cut...

Photos: VP-elect Prof Osinbajo and wife getting accredited

Vice President elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and his wife getting accredited at their polling unit in Lagos this morning. More photos after the cut..

Photos: Duncan Mighty mark's his Mercedes Benz 3rd birthday

Yes, you read right! Lol. The singer shared photos of his Mercedes 550 convertible which he got in 2012 & wished it a happy birthday. He wrote "Happy 3yrs birthday to my #mercedes550convertible.

Photos: Nasir El-Rufai & wife arrive at polling booth for accreditation

Nasir El-Rufai and his beautiful wife, Hadiza pictured arriving a polling booth in Kaduna State this morning. The former minister is a governorship candidate in the state. More pics after the cut...

Rivers state Commissioner for Women Affairs' home set ablaze

The house of the Rivers state Commissioner for Women Affairs Mrs Joeba West pictured above has reportedly been set ablaze by thugs in Buguma in Rivers state this morning. Some thugs also set ablaze the INEC office in Kalabari National College, KNC, Buguma in Rivers state

My goodness! The body on Nicole Murphy though...

Eddie Murphy's ex-wife and former model Nicole Murphy is 47 and a mother of five. Seen out and about in Beverly Hills on Thursday with a body you'd normally find on a 20 year old. Amazing! See more photos after the cut...

Konga and SuperGeeks Announce New Gadget Protection Plan for Select Devices

Konga is very pleased to announce its collaboration with SuperGeeks; Nigeria’s premier after-sales tech support andgadget repair service provider, to offer Nigeria’s first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) supplementary warranty service called the Gadget Protection Plan (GPP).

This special insurance package will be available at the point of purchase for many devices sold on Konga’s online Marketplace.

Election photo of the day

Hilarious photo which is trending on Twitter, shows Nigerian voters using stones and bottles to keep space ahead of voting by 1pm today...

Gov Amaechi's phone numbers cloned, fake text messages being sent out - aide

According to a statement by David Iyofor, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, some unknown people have cloned the telephone numbers of the Governor and are using it to send fake text messages to members of the public this morning. The statement below...
This is to inform members of the public that the Telephone numbers of the Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been cloned and the criminals who did the cloning are using his phone numbers to send out fake text messages to people not to come out and vote. Pls that text message is not from Gov Amaechi. The Governor’s position remains that Rivers voters should come out to vote today. People should disregard that fake text message.
David Iyofor - Chief Press Secretary To the Governor

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