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Saturday 22 August 2015

Bride abandons wedding for NYSC head count today (photos)

Today was headcount for all Corpers in Nigeria. A corp member came in her wedding dress to sign. I guess to her the wedding can wait...lol.

Karen Igho shows off post-baby body

She gave birth just a few weeks ago and she's already getting her body back. Well done..

Masquerades arrested for stealing N57,000 from trader in Enugu

The Police in Nsukka on today arrested two men in masquerade costume in Ovoko Community, Nsukka LGA, Enugu State, for allegedly beating up a passenger on a commercial motorcycle and robbing him of N57,000. The incident happened on the Nsukka/Oballo-Afor highway. 

A police source said policemen moved to the scene when the victim, Mr. Chinonso Ezewaji, reported the matter to Nsukka Police Area command and the two men were arrested...

Photos from today's suicide bombing in Kismayo, Somalia

14 soldiers died today after a suicide car bomb attack at Kismayo University, Somalia, which is being used as a base for training government troops. Terrorist group, al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.

The attacked was launched as soldiers were lining up for training. See more photos after the cut...

Photos from Dr Sid's sister's wedding...

Dr Sid's sister, Tobore's church wedding to her french beau, Victor took place today August 22nd. Congrats to the couple. More photos after the cut...

Dr Dre's album sales plummets following public apology for abusing women in the past

Just a day after Dr. Dre publicly apologized for abusing women in his past following the success of his biopic, Straight Outta Compton, his record sales has plummeted. The second week sales numbers for his highly anticipated new album 'Compton' dropped 84%…

According to Hits Daily Double 'Compton' only sold 42,732 copies this week down from 286,000 copies in its first week. Compton is Dre's first album in 15 years.

More photos from Mofe Duncan & Jessica Kakkad's white wedding..

Congrats to the Duncans. More after the cut....

I am not married to Buhari's son- INEC acting chairman says

INEC's acting Chairman, Amina Zakari has denied claims that she is married to President Buhari's son. She refuted the claims in an interview with reporters in Abuja recently
"I would say Gen. Buhari did not appoint me as a commissioner; President Jonathan did. Before that, Gen. Obasanjo appointed me as a special assistant and I was posted to FCT where I was secretary for health, agriculture and social development at the same time. At the time President Jonathan came, he was looking for people that had integrity. That was what I was told, and I found myself in the commission and did my best. For somebody to now say Gen. Buhari knew me and gave me the job, obviously he knew I am a hard worker and he is a principled person.

Chris Brown says his new album will be named after his daughter

Makes sense...

Photos from Ubi Franklin & Lilian Esoro's Wedding Introduction...

Some photos from Triple MG CEO, Ubi Franklin and actress Lilian Esoro's wedding introduction which held today August 22nd. Lilian took to Instagram to make an official announcement & wrote, ' #Officially a #Mrs # i'll be flooding #Your #Timeline in a bit. #cant keep calm. #Love you forever and a day more #Booooo. #God bless our #Union. To all our friends n fam that came out to show us love and support words fall #us.  God bless you all from the depth of our heart #We say thank you!!'

Photo: Kidnapped girl found in Jos

The Special Task Force (STF) on Jos crisis named Operation Safe Haven today alerted the public of a girl who was found loitering in the state capital. She gave her name as Rukayat. When interrogated, the girl who is believed to be about 12-14 years old, said she was kidnapped from a destination she can not remember in March this year.

Photos: 7 people killed, 15 others injured when a plane crashed onto cars during an airshow

According to South East Ambulance Service, seven people were today Saturday, August 22, killed when an old military plane crashed on a busy road in southern England while participating in an airshow. 14 others are being treated for minor injuries. Another person sustained serious life-threatening injuries and is at Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Throwback Photo:......when OBJ was Buhari's boss

Many many years ago...

Tolu Oniru goes Bridal Shopping in New York...

Beat FM OAP, Tools is currently bridal shopping in New York City. The Excited bride to be shared the photo above from her outing today & wrote, ' Guess what I'm doing...'

Boko haram attack Chief of Army Staff's advance entourage

Boko Haram members yesterday August 21st attacked the advance entourage of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Buratai in Dikwa, Borno state. According to reports, Lt Gen Buratai arrived Borno state yesterday and was to head straight to Gamboru-Ngala community when he decided to stop over at Mafa community where he met with soldiers and encouraged them to continue in the fight against the sect members.

Huddah Monroe's IG allegedly hacked, nude photo exposed

The drama continues...after Huddah went off on Vera Sidika, this happened. See the insults from the hacker on Huddah's IG page and Vera Sidika's response after the cut...

Sokoto state governor tells residents; Clean your street and get N1m

In his bid to maintain cleanliness in his state, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal has announced a cash reward of N1 million to residents of any street in the state that will be adjudged the cleanest.

Governor Tambuwal announced this today August 22nd while flagging off the state's special environmental sanitation programme.

Photos from actor Mofe Duncan's church wedding today

Some photos from the church wedding of actor Mofe Duncan to his beau which held in Lagos today August 22nd. More photos after the cut...

Photos: 9-year-old girl fatally shot and killed in Ferguson

Jamyla Bolden was on Tuesday, August 18 fatally shot in her parent's home in Ferguson, St.Louis. Jamyla's devastated father, James Bolden said his daughter was in bed doing homework inside a home in the 9200 block of Ellison when she was shot around 9:30 p.m. Her mother was also shot in the leg, she has since been discharged from the hospital.

"I never in a million years thought that I’d be laying my daughter to rest." James said.

Photos from the wedding of Oyo state governor's daughter, Jibola

Jibola, daughter of Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi had her traditional wedding to Ayo in Ibadan today August 22nd. Guest at the wedding included Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola, Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Ogun state governor Ibikunle Amosun and other dignitaries. More photos after the cut...

CBN, NIBSS push deeper adoption of e-payment system, reward users

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) have further thrown their weight behind cashless policy with the ongoing Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS). Speaking during the redemption of prizes in Lagos for the first three winners, representative of the Banking Payment System Department of the CBN, IsahAbubakar, said the apex bank will keep giving the desired support for the EPIS project.

This guy says his girlfriend looks like Lupita Nyong'o (photos)

Well...I kinda see a resemblance...

Photo: Guiness World Records recognizes 112yr old Japanese as the world's oldest man

Yasutaro Koide, a 112-year-old resident of Nagoya, Japan, who recommends not smoking, drinking and avoiding stress as his secret to a long life, was on Friday August 21 officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man. Koide was born on March 13, 1903, and worked as a tailor. He became the oldest man with the death of Sakari Momoi of Tokyo in July at age 112.

Trailer falls and crushes car in Port Harcourt (photos)

A trailer fell and crushed a car at Rumoula junction in Port Harcourt, Rivers State this morning. Thankfully no life was lost. See more photos after the cut...

What every woman age 30 & above ought to know about losing weight

If you are a woman, aged 30+ and above, and currently struggling to lose weight, then I want you to kindly read this letter to the end..... Do you currently feel sluggish, out of breath when climbing stairs and also find it very hard to fit into many of the dresses in your wardrobe. Then you also need to pay attention to this letter as well because I am about to reveal the secret you need for you to lose weight easily. 

They didn't want their child to sit near him but they are shocked when learn who he is...

A family arrives at the doctor’s office, waiting to follow up with the doctor after their daughter underwent a bone marrow transplant operation. While waiting outside the office, they notice a dark-skinned man waiting as well. But rather than sit next to the dark-skinned man, the family chooses to sit away from the man. In fact, the father even stands so that his wife and daughter can avoid being near him. But watch as they are shocked when the doctor reveals a stunning revelation. Watch the video after the cut...

Vector makes history, freestyles for 2+hrs @FreestyleFury (photos)

Rapper Vector made history last night after free-styling for 2hrs 30 minutes - from 8pm to 10:30pm. This made history in Africa hip hop as the longest freestyle on radio. The DJs that played were DJ Sose, DJ Humility & DJ Tommy. The Judges were DJ Jimmy Jatt, JAJ & Elajoe. See photos from the event after the cut...

Pregnant & glowing.. Beautiful new photos of Stephanie Linus..

Heavily pregnant actress, Stephanie Okereke Linus shared some beautiful new pics of herself today. Another photo after the cut...

Guess Who is Giving out Free Stuff on Instagram?

Do you know who is giving out free stuff on Instagram? @234Buzz is! @234Buzz is the Nigerian IG source for fun news and celebrity updates, fashion trends, trivia, funny videos and daily giveaways!!

Follow @234buzz for your daily dose of gist, news, fashion updates, laughter and win free fashion items/gadgets from brands you love, every day! This is really happening! Stay updated with @234buzz and participate in our daily giveaway tagging challenge!! This is the stuff of dreams!

Pics of wife of PDP Chieftain murdered in PH + family petitions IGP

On July 8th, I reported about a woman - Mrs. Ebire Ejor (nee Amungo), the wife of a PDP chieftain in Rivers state, Chief Ngowah Ejor, who was murdered by unknown gunmen in Port Harcourt. Read here. Above is the woman who was unfortunately killed. After the cut, you will find a petition by Amungo family on her suspicious death. Rea it after the cut...

Choi! Huddah Monroe puts Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika on blast on instagram

This is what former BBA housemate Huddah Monroe shared on her instagram page a few minutes ago, putting popular Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika on blast. Looks like Vera was trying to pimp her.. lol. It gets more interesting. Continue...

Photo of the Amsterdam-Paris train terrorist, Ayoub el-Qahzzani

This is the gunman in the #Thalys attack ...

"I can't see myself acting nude for money" - Peace Hyde

Will you act nude?' is the question some actresses are asked during interviews and their answer is always  - 'if the pay is right' but for West Africa Forbes Correspondent, actress, TV host Peace Hyde, who has a strong passion for education, entrepreneurship and entertainment, she says she'll never act nude for any amount of money, despite having a banging body many would die for.

Pics: LIB reader & his family attacked in traffic at Ojota Link Bridge

Robbery in traffic is becoming rampant in Lagos. Quite sad! A LIB reader writes in;
"Just to share our experience on Ojota link bridge via motorways descending down before the Total filling station around 7.30pm. We were in traffic and were attacked by robbers who had a pistol and knives. Our front door glasses was broken by heavy stones thrown by the robbers at us as they made their way to collect my wife's bag and all our phones numbering to about 7 phones in number with some valuables and cash.

Future terrorist: ISIS forces a child to practice beheading on a doll

When he turns 10, they will give him real human head to behead. How sad!

President Buhari to set up special courts for looters

According to a report by Punch, the Federal Government might be establishing special courts to try people who have stolen from the country. Buhari may even have started plans to submit a bill on the special anti-corruption courts to the National Assembly. Sources in the know told the newspaper that the government is currently looking for fearless judges that would prosecute these corrupt individuals.

All the states of the federation will have these special courts so FG is looking for 36 incorruptible judges. A source told Punch that Buhari decided to set up the planned special courts because of the long delay by regular courts in deciding corruption-related cases.

Osas & Gbenro Ajibade, Mai Atafo, Toyin Lawani and IK Ogbonna announced as judges for Miss Charismatic 2015

The Organizer of Miss Charismatic Pageant, Ronke Tiamiyu has announced the judges for this year's edition. They are Osas Ajibade, Mai Atafo, Gbenro Ajibade, Toyin Lawani and Ik Ogbonna.

The third edition of Miss Charismatic Nigeria Pageant is set to hold on Sunday, August 30th 2015 at The Imperial, at the Coliseum, Lekki Phase 1.

British conman lied about having been asked to assist with rescue of Chibok girls so he could lure women into bed

49-year-old Beau Plantard pretended he was a veteran paratrooper who had once been asked to assist with the rescue of Nigerian Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in a bid to sleep with women.

Plantard who also goes by the name John Pugh, claimed he was a Special Air Service (Sas) hero and worked as Princess Diana’s bodyguard. 

Julius Agwu, his wife & kids rock matching denim for cute family pic

Lovely family!

OAP, Dami goes on a rant against Nigerian musicians who blame them for not playing their music

Beat FM OAP Dami took to Twitter yesterday to defend OAPs against upcoming artists criticizing them for not supporting Nigerian Music. More of her tweets after the cut...

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