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Saturday 16 May 2015

Photos: Woman pretending to be pregnant caught and stripped of her fake bump in Lekki

My goodness! Some people have no fear of God. A couple was caught at Ebeano supermarket in Lekki this evening May 16th, using fake pregnancy to induce sympathy and make shoppers part with their hard earned money.

They were caught after they approached a man and asked him for money, telling him they had no dime on them. The man saw a female friend at the supermarket and told her he wasn't convinced the woman was pregnant with the way she looked. He asked his friend to use her feminine eye to look at the supposed pregnant. Continue to read the rest of the story...

He's a handsome fella! D'banj rocks Agbada to friend's birthday

D'banj wore this lovely white Agbada to the birthday celebration of Quilox nightclub boss, Shina Peller yesterday.

Defence HQ explains why Marte community fell to Boko Haram

The Defence Headquarters have explained why Boko Haram members were able to capture Marte town in Borno state yesterday May 15th. The explanation is contained in a statement posted on their Facebook wall.

Beyonce and Kelly Rowland's noses - then and now! (photos)

Former Destiny's Child member Farrah Franklin shared a throw back photo (left) of the former group and people couldn't help but notice the difference between what Beyonce and Kelly Rowland's noses used to look like (left) and what they look like now. Beyonce and Kelly have always maintained that they never got nose jobs. Do you see any difference? More photos after the cut...

More photos of Iara Oshiomhole performing her role as Edo 1st Lady

The Cape Verdean beauty performed her first role as First Lady of Edo State today as she presented awards and cash prizes to winners of the Okpekpe road race. More photos after the cut...

Shop and Win a Samsung S6 on Payporte.com

Remember the just completed Orange Sale and The N1, 000 Store brought to you by Nigeria's Fastest and Preferred Online Store Payporte.com? Well PayPorte is back with another amazing offer on the newly released ‘Samsung Galaxy S6’!

One lucky person stands a chance to win the all-new Samsung Galaxy S6 worth N180, 000.00 for N50, 000.00 only on Payporte!

Toolz shares an interesting story

The OAP shared this story on instagram. The part where the girl took his fuel after beating him up ...all 50litres, cracked me up. So, what should he do?

Nigerian restaurant shut down for serving human flesh?

I first saw this story on AFP and the writer said it might be two years old but UK Daily Mail carried it today. I don't think it's something that happened recently but read below from DM... 
A Nigerian restaurant has reportedly been shut down for cooking human flesh and serving it to customers. The police were tipped off by locals who suspected something horrific was taking place inside the kitchen.
They raided the hotel restaurant to discover human heads which were still dripping with blood in plastic bags.

Pics: Buhari arrived in a chopper to Oshiomole's wedding yesterday

Presidential style. There's something regal about this man. Another photo after the cut...

Photo: Who knew Victoria Beckham could throw her legs this high?

Who knew she was this flexible? The businesswoman and mother of four shared this funny photo on her instagram page

Newly married Lara Fortez Oshiomole steps out (photo)

Lara Fortez Oshiomole joined her husband, the governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole to participate in the annual 10kilometers Okpekpe road race this morning.

Photos: Kidnapper nabbed in VGC, beaten by mob

This man badly beaten was arrested in VGC this evening. According to the story sent exclusively to LIB, a driver connived with three men to kidnap his boss, the owner of Victoria Water Services from the airport but fortunately traffic foiled their plans. 
The lady they almost kidnapped narrated how she had called her driver to pick her from the airport, and she was surprised when some men entered from the back when the doors were supposed to be locked. Continue to read the story and see more photos of the man caught after the cut...

Tiger Woods begging his ex-wife Elin to take him back?

According to National Enquirer, Tiger Woods tried to woo his ex-wife Elin (left). Read report below
Cheapskate Tiger Woods is begging his ex to take him back – so he can save a whopping $54 million! The golfer’s been buttering up Elin Nordegren – and when his girlfriend, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, found out, she dumped him, sources told The National Enquirer.
“Tiger has been sweet-talking Elin in texts, emails and calls in an attempt to wriggle out of a multi-million dollar payment he’s due to make to her in Jan. 2016,” said the source.

Photos: Comedian and singer Maleke and wife welcome son...

Comedian, singer & Senior Special Adviser on Entertainment Matters to Edo State Maleke welcomed a baby boy in Texas on May 14th. This is his second child, his first is 5 year old Blossom. He and his wife Cynthia got married in November 2014. Big congrats to him...

The luxury! Ghanaians stage protest over power cut in their country

Ghanaian this evening took to the streets of Accra to protest the continued epileptic power supply being experienced in their country. Pardon them, because unlike you guys, they are not used to it...lol. More photos after the cut...

'I am capable & strong to do what young people do' - Gov Oshiomole

Barely 24 hours after his wedding to Cape Verde beauty, Iara Fortes, Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomole participated in the annual 10kilometers Okpekpe road race alongside top Edo personalities, Nollywood artistes and others.

Oshiomhiole, who ran within the 10km VIP category, said although he did not win the competition, his participation in the race showed he can still do what young people can do
“I worked hard but was not successful. To do 10 kilometers after the wedding assured me that I am capable and strong to what young people can do” he said. Get ready, Lara! :-)

New Music: Ruff Coin - Eriwa Part 2

Multi-talented Big A Entertainment act, Ruffcoin comes through with a unique tune on this jam he tags 'Eriwa' Part 2 produced by Fluxy. Ruffy as he is fondly called shows another side to his undoubted talents on this bouncy track that would get you moving. A fine blend of groove and wordplay rich in culture is what Ruffcoin unleashes in this highly anticipated banger 'Eriwa' Part 2. Listen to it Africanmuzikmag.com/chopmoney

Photos: Dele Momodu celebrate 55th birthday with his cute sons

Ovation publisher and politician, Dele Momodu turned 55 today May 16th and celebrated it quietly with his wife, cute sons, and a few friends. More photos after the cut...

Oh no! Singer August Alsina says he's going blind

Last night R&B singer August Alsina shocked his fans by revealing that he'd slowly been going blind. So sad. He is very young, just 22 and already battling such a disease. Must be so frightening for him. The things we take for granted. See what he wrote after the cut...

Davido welcomes his first child, a baby girl

Yesterday, I told you guys that Davido had welcomed a child. Then I re-wrote it and said it was his sister. Well, I have to apologize for that. Some people tried to play mind tricks on me...Lol. It was Davido who actually welcomed a daughter, not his sister. Sharon Adeleke is still pregnant. You guys remember a post I did about a week ago saying an A-list artist was expecting a child? Read here. Well, I was talking about Davido. He just welcomed a daughter with a lady named Sophie Momodu.

Yesterday, Davido shared this photo of a hand holding a baby, it was his own way letting y'all know what is happening to him without saying much. I went to find out and yes, he's a dad! This is fact, not rumor! And I hear he's very excited about it. Congrats to him. A pic of the baby mama after the cut..

Photos: MC Galaxy collects his brand new 2015 Prado SUV from Gov Akpabio

MC Galaxy today May 16th collected a brand new 2015 Prado from his governor, Akwa Ibom state governor, Godswill Akpabio. The governor had pledged the car to him during his album launch in the state on May 2nd. The car was presented to him at the government House. More photos after the cut...

Photos: Inside Michika town recaptured from Boko Haram

Here are new photos from Michika, Adamawa state which was retaken from Boko haram by Nigerian troops in January. Many of the residents who had been in one IDP camp or the other are gradually returning home. More photos after the cut...

Photos from Luxembourg's Prime Minister's wedding to gay partner

Although the exchange of vows was a private affair between select family and friends, Luxembourg Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel and his partner Gauthier Destenay, came out to wave to citizens of the country after they got married at the Luxembourg city hall yesterday May 15th . This makes Xavier Bettel the first European Leader to have a same sex marriage. More photos after the cut...

How To Invest....

Bisi met Chisom her old time friend in a business summit where they discussed a lot about investments and millionaires. What actually makes you a wealthy man or woman, Is it the flashy cars or a lot of trips abroad or your investments.

Investment is a relative, it depends on your aspirations in life, what actually do you want to make of it, how do you really invest.

Actress Genevieve Nnaji shares more vacation pictures

The actress and her friends are on holiday in Banyan Tree Mayakoba resort in Mexico.  More photos after cut...

Graphic photos from the bomb blast scene in Damaturu today

Here are graphic photos from the suicide bomb attack in Damaturu Yobe state earlier today which was reportedly carried out by a 10 year old girl. The photos are really graphic. See them after the cut.

Photos: Popular GSM market in Borno gutted by fire

The popular GSM market in Kasuwan Jogol in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital was gutted by fire that started in the early hours of today May 16th. Property worth millions of Naira were lost in the inferno. The cause of the fire yet to be ascertained. Another photo after the cut.

Senator Ahmed Zanna dies at 59

Senator Khalifa Ahmed Zanna, the Senator-elect for the Borno Central in the just concluded March 28 Presidential and National Assembly elections is dead.

Family sources say he died this morning in his Abuja residence, few days after returning from Germany where he had gone to receive treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

10 year old suicide bomber strikes Damaturu, kills 5

A suicide bomber believed to be about 10 years old struck the popular Bayan Tasha market/ motor park in Damaturu Yobe state at exactly 11am today May 16th killing 5 people with several others injured.

According to eyewitnesses, the little girl tried gaining access into the park but was stopped by the security men stationed at the entrance who subjects anyone coming into the park to proper search. It was in the process of searching the little girl that the bomb strapped under her hijab detonated, killing her, a security officer who was about to search her and three others. Several others who were close by got injured.

Found this on Facebook! Woman brutalized by her husband

How can a man beat you this way and you go back and give your body to him? More women need to be independent. I think women being financial dependent on their men is one of the top reasons why women stay in abusive marriages.  They have nowhere else to go. But think about this, if this man kills you, who will take care of your children? Be wise, women. Be wise!

LIB reader dies from cancer, her husband writes heartfelt letter (pics)

Just received this heartbreaking email from a man Alozie Okebugwu who lost his wife, a LIB reader, to cancer about a week ago. He wanted to share her life and photos with us. Read below..
Dear Linda, my wife Chinwe was a faithful LIB reader and really liked your demeanor and accomplishments. Unfortunately I lost her after a courageous battle to cancer at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto in the early hours of Saturday, May 9th 2015. She passed away holding my hands peacefully. I and our 3 lovely kids mourn my soul-mate and their mom. Please may I share this story through your widely read blog with the rest of the world? She had hoped to meet you someday and I know through this she accomplishes that.
May her soul rest in peace, Amen. What he wrote and many photos of late Chinwe after the cut...

Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death

An Eyptian court today sentenced former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011, weeks after he was sentenced to 20 years in prison for ordering the arrest and torture of protesters during his time in power. Morsi was removed as president y the military in July 2013 following mass street protests against his rule. Since then, the authorities have banned his Muslim Brotherhood movement and arrested thousands of his supporters.

All death sentences must first be sent to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's highest religious authority, for his opinion on whether they should stand.

Sammie Okposo releases new video - Sing Your Praise

Zamar Entertainment has just released the brand new video from Multiple Award winning Artiste, Globacom Ambassador/United Nations Peace Ambassador, Sammie Okposo titled "SYP (Sing Your Praise)", a major crowd favorite since its release and now the long wait for its much anticipated video is over. Directed by Pius Okaba, the captivating video for SYP was shot on different location sets in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Watch video after the cut...

Photos: Kourtney Kardashian shows off post-baby bod in swimwear

Mother of 3 Kourtney Kardashian, 36, proudly showed off her post-baby figure in a black swimsuit on vacation in Mexico with Scott Disick and their two eldest children, Mason and Penelope, in early May. Photo credit: UK Daily Mail

Adams Oshiomhole's daughter on why she missed his wedding

Winifred Oshiomhole is governor Oshimhole's daughter and she's older than the bride so when she was noticeable absent at her father's wedding, tongues began to wag. But explaining why she was absent, Winifred said;
"The information for the day was not properly circulated, I would say I was busy taking care of my life, work and my family and I must have missed out on the plan, I cannot say for the rest of my sisters but I am sure we were not properly informed. I wish the couple a great married life and I am sure she will make my father happy.."
Oshiomhole's other children and grandchildren were at the wedding. Check out the pic after the cut..

Photos: Omotola's 15 year old daughter is almost as tall as her

Wow! Omotola must be very proud. Her 15 year old daughter Meraiah Ekeinde is not only as beautiful as she is, she's now almost as tall as her mum.

Photo: Royalty meets King on a playdate

Chris Brown's daughter - Royalty and Tyga's son King on a play date. Tyga shared the photo on his instagram page. They are just too cute!

Knorr launches programme to help reduce Anaemia in women & teen girls in Nigeria

Unilever’s biggest brand Knorr unveiled its commitment to help reduce the prevalence of iron deficiency anaemia in Nigeria, a major public health issue, by making nutritious cooking more desirable, easy to understand and afford. This commitment forms part of Knorr’s social mission to improve the health and happiness of a billion people by unlocking more flavour and goodness from everyday food. 

'My wife is from Cape Verde, why I married her' Adams Oshiomhole

Yesterday May 15th, Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole married his gorgeous wife, Lala Fortez. Speaking about her nationality and why he chose her, the 63 year old former Labour leader said;
"I have seen a lot of publications, some saying that she is Philippine, Dutch and several others, but she is from Cape Verde. And that is part of West Africa. And I hope that will rest the debate of where she is from,” he said regarding her nationality.
About why he chose her, the governor said
"She is very humble, she appreciates the nature of my job and life that it is one that one comes back home late. Sometimes 3: 00 a.m., she understands my weaknesses, she is more or less the mother of the house, the one that has accepted to be the mother of my children. I am happy that all my children are at home with ‎her and accept her as their mother even though she is not old enough to be their mother. She has accepted to fill that gap,” he told PM news

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