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Saturday 29 August 2015

Mariah Carey gets loving kisses from daughter as they swim together

Mariah Carey pictured getting loving kisses from her daughter Monroe as they went swimming together. As you can see, Diva MiMi is wearing a full length dress - with giant dark glasses while swimming.

Photos of Lauryn Hill in Lagos

She came in this evening for the show happening tomorrow at Eko Hotel...

Photos: Ibrahim Nyam, one of the 2 men murdered by herdsmen in Barkin Ladi buried today

Ibrahim Nyam and his cousin Jimmy Pam were ambushed and murdered by herdsmen in Barkin Ladi last week. (read here). He was buried today. May his soul rest in peace, amen.

Kylie Jenner, her blue wig, her man & Scott Disick hit LA night club

She's 18 now so she can go to the clubs. The reality star was spotted with her boyfriend, Tyga, and her sister's estranged boyfriend Scott Disick hitting an LA night club yesterday. But should she be hobnobbing with the 'enemy'? aka Scott? Lol. Joking about the enemy part. More pics after the cut...

New mum Tiwa Savage & Korede Bello spotted in London (photos)

Tiwa and her label mate Korede who is currently in London went to see a movie. I screen-grabbed from a video Korede shared. More photos after the cut...

Twitter users not impressed with AP's description of Amal Clooney

Human-rights lawyer Amal Clooney represented Canadian national Mohammed Fahny, one of the Aljazeera journalists sentenced to three years in prison today. In a tweet posted this morning, the news agency referred to Amal as 'Actor's wife'. Twitter users were not impressed with the headline and voiced their displeasure. See some tweets after the cut...

Chad executes 10 Boko Haram suspects by firing squad today

According to security sources, Chad executed 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram by firing squad today August 29th, just a day after they were sentenced on terrorism charges. "They were shot this morning at the Massaguet firing range,” one of the sources revealed.

The men were found guilty of charges including criminal conspiracy, willful destruction with explosives, killings and illegal possessions of arms and ammunition and sentenced to death on Friday 28 August following a three-day trial.

Video: Girl narrates how she was raped in Michika, Adamawa state

A Nigerian teenager identified as Christiana, shared her horrific ordeal. She talked about how she was raped by four men in Michika, Adamawa state. According to Christiana, it all happened when she had gone to repair her phone at one of the phone repair centers in Michika. She said when she got there, she was told to come in the evening of the same day for her phone but because she had things to do in the market, she decided to go collect her phone the next day. When she returned the next day, she was told to follow the repairer to where she will collect her phone.

Understanding Buhari in 100 days by Garba Shehu

Special Adviser to President Buhari on media and publicity, Garba Shehu wrote this OP-ED in commemoration of President Buhari's 100 days in office. Read the article below
The enormously popular talk show, Berekete on WazobiaFM radio, Abuja station told the incredible, yet true story of the hardworking and respected school teacher somewhere in Plateau state who hanged himself. He hadn't been paid salary for seven straight months. He came home to find that no one had eaten and two of the children had medical prescriptions for which there was no money. He sneaked out without talking to anyone. After a long while, news came home that he had strangely been caught with a stolen goat. On his day in court, the teacher confessed to the offense.

More photos from scene of the Airforce Helicopter crash in Kaduna

Some more photos from the scene of the Airforce Helicopter crash that happened in Kaduna state this morning. All 7 on-board the helicopter died. A statement from NEMA says the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has aborted his official trip to Port Harcourt to visit the site of the crash and families of some of the deceased personnel. He has also set up an investigation panel headed by an Air Vice Marshal to unravel the cause of the accident with immediate effect...

Photo: Funny signpost in front of a Church

Lol. Wonder what the angels will do

Photos: Pastor Tunde Bakare's daughter weds in Lagos

Pastor Tunde Bakare gave out his first daughter, Bunmi in marriage to Olaoluwa Fabode today Aug. 29h in Lagos. Oby Ezekwesili, Dr Joe Odumakin and others graced the event. More photos after the cut...

Photos from Tonto Dikeh's traditional wedding

Tonto's traditional wedding took place today at her hometown Rumukani in Rumukwuta in Obiokpor iga Rivers state. Big congrats to her. See more photos after the cut...

Chris Brown explains his head tattoos

If you say so, sir!

Man petitions UK homeland over plans to deport him unlawfully

Nigerian man, Lekan Odesanya wrote a petition on change.org to the UK Homeland office over plans to deport him to Nigerian unlawfully. His petition below...
My name is Lekan Kamson Odesanya, I am a 33 years old Nigerian DJ and photographer living at 58 stow crescent London e17. I came into UK in 2004 with a student visa and I was one month late to renew my visa which by law is an immigration offense. I was arrested on my way back from a gig with Tim Westwood in 2007 October 5th. I was granted a temporary admission to remain in UK since 8th of October 2007 with conditions I must report at London Bridge Becket house weekly..

Photo: Jim Iyke hangs out with R&B Star, Anthony Hamilton...

Jim Iyke pictured with American R&B singer & songwriter, Anthony Hamilton in Atlanta...

I love God fearing men but not poor ones - actress Nazareth Jesse Bako says

In an interview with Vanguard, upcoming actress Nazareth Jesse Bako said she is interested in marrying a God fearing man but not a poor God fearing man ...
"A man who is God-fearing and matured in heart and also caring. Once you have a man who loves God, every other thing is secondary” shesaid
Asked if she will marry a poor God fearing men , she says “There is nothing like a poor man in my diary. They will go for their class of women. I want to marry a ready-made man. I was not born to suffer all my life. I have tried to get to where I am so settling down would be resting and giving birth to my kids and taking good care of them"she said

Twitter user makes some allegations against Donald Trump...

Reasons why Donald Trump should not be US President. Been trending on Twitter for a while and has been reposted by so many people. The tweets state some things Donald Trump has said earlier and gives a glimpse at his past behavior. More tweets after the cut...

Photos: Car thieves served jungle justice in Port Harcourt

These two men were caught while trying to steal a Toyota Venza car at FCMB Rumumasi in Port harcourt yesterday August 28th and were attacked by a mob. The car they tried to steal after the cut...

Lauryn Hill Pre-party happening tonight at Aramis Lounge, Lekki

 Classic Saturday night With The Lauryn Hill Pre-Party Featuring 2face, Karat kid, Banky W, Ainamore, Iyanya, Victoria Kimani, Tekno, Capital Femi, Sound Sultan, Basketmouth, Dj Consequence, Dj Jimmy jatt tonight Live Supported By Ciroc, Bbeatfm and Pulse NG we love to party. For table reservations call candy daddy call candy daddy 08094545267 or Tolu 08099000028

Photo of the 72 year old carpenter Fayose made caretaker of a LGA

Above is the photo of Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state and the 72 year old carpenter, Pa Olatunde Afolayan, who appointed as the caretaker chairman of Moba Local Government. While appointing him yesterday August 28th, Fayose said;
"In my government, whether you are educated or not, you will get something. The vote of a professor and an illiterate is the same. So, under my administration, those who are not educated can rise to any level they want.”

Photos: Rotimi Amaechi given rousing welcome in Port Harcourt today

Former Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi arrived Port Harcourt, Rivers state today August 28th after months of being away from the state and was given a rousing welcome by his political associates and friends. See more photos after the cut...

Nobody has a right to pocket public money - VP Osinbajo

Press statement from the presidency
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has declared that nobody has a right to pocket public money stating that corruption by its very nature is antithetical and inimical to the development of any nation. Prof. Osinbajo noted that everyone needs to uphold the virtues of truth and justice if the country must make progress in the anti-corruption campaign emphasizing that people should not give the anti-corruption fight any ethnic coloration in order to escape punishment.

Mocheddah shows off her incredible body in a swimsuit (photos)

Mocheddah shows off her sexy body in a black swimsuit by Andrea Iyamah at her friend's poolside bridal shower today. More photos after the cut...

Pregnant Mercy Johnson celebrates birthday with her family

The actress who turned 31 yesterday August 28th celebrated with her husband and their two children at their Lagos home. Like I told y'all, Mercy is expecting baby number and is due to deliver before the end of the year. More photo after the cut...

Photo: Uche Jombo, her husband and son hang out

The lovely Rodriquez family!

Nigeria Economy worse In 90 days of APC – PDP

Below is a press statement from the PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) decries as alarming, the damage so far done on the nation’s economy by the President Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) since it took office at the center, three months ago. The party said the shambolic state of the nation’s economy within the period, which represents the worst in the nation’s contemporary history, is a direct fallout of uncertainty created by the inability of the Buhari-led government to chart a clear-cut economic policy, worsened by abuse of regulations, and flagrant violation of constitutional provisions.

LAWMA official killed by a speeding vehicle in Lagos this morning (photos)

A Lagos Waste Managment Authority, LAWMA official was knocked down this morning during the Environmental sanitation exercise by a speeding green SUV along Apongbon, Lagos Island. The individual that hit her didn't wait and the LIB reader who witnessed the incident and sent the photos in said the woman died right in front of him. So sad! Killed while diligently doing her work. See the photos after the cut...

The Cuisine Krafters magazine launch: first Nigerian food, health & lifestyle magazine

The publishing industry in Nigeria witnessed a new dawn recently, as Cuisine Krafters a Food, Health and Lifestyle Magazine was officially launched on 31st of July 2015 in Abuja. According to the words of the chairperson of the event; the magazine is outstanding and one of a kind. It is a magazine every Nigerian should have in their homes as it is very educative and definitely a great read. 

Lol... Check out this pot of Indomie cake (photo)

Now, tell me this is not one of the most creative cakes you have ever seen!

Photos of one of the Airforce pilots that died in the crash today

Squadron leader Kunle Suara died this morning after the air-force helicopter he was flying crashed just 10mins after take off at the Nigerian Defense Academy old site in Kaduna. Six other people lost their lives. May their souls rest in peace, amen.

3 Aljazeera journalists sentenced to 3yrs in prison by Egyptian court

Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were today Saturday August 29th sentenced to three years in prison for ;operating without a press license & broadcasting material harmful to Egypt.'
The verdict in a retrial was issued against Mohamed Fahmy, a naturalized Canadian who has given up his Egyptian citizenship, Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian, and Australian Peter Greste, who was deported in February and sentenced in absentia.

Photos from the Airforce helicopter crash in Kaduna today, 7 killed

These are some photos from the crash site of the Dornier 228 aircraft belonging to Nigerian air-force that crashed at the Nigerian Defense Academy old site in Kaduna at about 6:45 this morning. The helicopter was said to be on a routine training flight and was heading to Abuja from the Nigerian Airforce base in Kaduna, when the incident occurred. All 7 people on-board, including the pilot, co-pilot, two engineers and three passengers all died. See more photos from the crash site after the cut

SSS disrupts Boko Haram spy network at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja. Suspect arrested...

A statement by a spokesperson for The Department of State Security Service (DSS), Tony Opuiyo today said the agency disrupted a spying network mounted by Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. According to NAN, the Boko Haram terrorist arrested is a man named Sulaiymon Abdulraman, from Kogi State. Fine the statement after the cut...

Nurofen brings instant pain relief to Nigerians...

In further acknowledgement of Nigeria as a strategic market, RB Nigeria Limited, a leading consumer goods company in the health, hygiene and home categories, has launched Nurofen, a brand of Ibuprofen, into the Nigerian market. The product comes in both the children and adult variants, and the aim is to give the consumers more and better choices to choose from. 

Nicki Minaj shuts down Meek Mill break up rumour with new photos

She shared the photos on her instagram page a few hours ago. Guess all is well in Nicki/Meek world. This is the first pic she will post of him on her page in over a week. But meanwhile, Nicki is a stunning woman! More photos after the cut...

See the cake someone ordered, and the cake they received

A LIB reader ordered the cake on the left  - a cake for her sister's baby shower - and the cake on the right is what they got! The cake they received looks even better to me...

Rukky Sanda steps out in...biko describe this outfit (photos)

It looks really lovely...just don't know how to describe it. Lol. Meanwhile, see more photos of the cleavage bearing, sexy outfit she wore to the 'Dark' movie premiere yesterday...

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