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Saturday 30 January 2016

Kelechi Iheanacho bags 3 for Manchester City while Odion Ighalo saves the day

Former U-17 star and Manchester City player, Kelechi Iheanacho is proving to be quite a hit with his premier league side, Manchester City. The teenager plundered three goals to help Manuel Pellegrini see off Aston Villa in the FA Cup with a resounding 4-0 victory. The youngster had been picked to lead the attack line and he repaid his manager's faith in sublime fashion.

As seen in Onitsha...(photos)

Animal cruelty...:-)

Wait, there's an Office of the National Cordinator 'Jogging for Rochas' in Imo State?

Huh? As seen on Facebook..

Boko Haram attack Maiduguri this evening

Boko Haram members this evening attacked Dalori, a settlement in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. The attack was an attempt by the sect members to penetrate Maiduguri. Many people reportedly died from the attack while some homes were razed. Most of the residents have fled their homes for safety. Nigerian troops are currently working to restore normalcy in the area.

Photos: Driver, passengers missing after armed robbers attacked jeep along Ibadan-Ijebu-Ode road today

According to twitter user @bfarati, the SUV pictured above was robbed along Ibadan-Ijebu Ode 4:00-5:30pm today and all occupants in the SUV have not been found since the robbery...

Photo: Kano Govt empowers limbless Rahma Haruna and her family with foodstuffs and cash gifts

Kano State Govt through the state Commissioner for Women Affair, Barr. Zubaida Damakka Abubakar empowered the family of Rahma Haruna, a limbless 19-year old girl of Lahadin Makole in Dawakin Kudu local government area of Kano state.
Rahma, who has no functional limbs but tiny appendages in the position of arms and legs, is being moved about in a synthetic washbasin by a young cousin, to beg for alms in Kano city, about 26 kilometers from her village. The earnings help in sustaining the family of four.

Toolz and Tunde Demuren in their second wedding look (photos)

Happy Married life to them. Continue to see more photos...

Very interesting tweets from Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce

See more photos after the cut...

Light Up Lagos Project at Agege Motor Road and Oshodi Oke

Illuminated Agege Motor Road and Oshodi Oke with street lights and a stationed Rapid Response squad (RRS). Courtesy of the Light Up Lagos Project, on Thursday January 28th, 2016. More photos after the cut...

Photo: Kanu Nwankwo reunites with former teammate, Thierry Henry

Amara Kanu posted this photo of herself, her husband Kanu Nwankwo and his former Arsenal teammate, retired French professional footballer, Thierry Henry...

See inside Mariah Carey and James Packer's $250k a month hilltop mansion

The couple recently moved to The Oaks in Calabasas, Los Angeles, home to many celebrities. The couple who recently got engaged are renting the mansion which has eight bedrooms, a guest quarters, private cinema and spa, an elevator, basketball court etc. See the photos after the cut....

Stunning Makeup photos of Tiwa Savage Balogun

Shared by Mua - Dave Sucre on Instagram. The singer's beautiful look to Tunde and Tolu Demuren's traditional wedding. More photos after the cut...

Rihanna's new album goes platinum just one day after release but Billboard mag won't recongnize it!

Rihanna released her new album 'Anti' this week, first on Tidal and then on iTunes. And yesterday the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it with Platinum status...but Billboard magazine refused to recognize the platinum status.

And here's why. As part of a $25million deal with Samsung, Anti became available as a free download on Jay Z's Tidal this week, making it to go platinum instantly...

And here comes the bride and groom #Toolz&Tunde2016

The bride and groom kiss at their wedding. Congrats to the couple. Another photo after the cut...

Photo: Update on the young boy whose eyes were removed by ritualists in Kaduna

Remember the 3year old little boy named Abubakar Usman whose eyes were removed by some ritualists in Kaduna last week? Read story here. The boy's father, Usman Isa, says doctors at the Ahmadu Bello University have performed an operation on the little boy. According to Isa who spoke with Daily Trust, the doctors said the ritualists removed everything in the boys eyes and that there was no hope of him seeing again except by a miracle.

New video: Emeczy - Nnukwu Mmanwu ft. Kenny Kay x Indo Baba

​​Emeczy (Emeka Momah) is an American based Afro beat artist who hails from Nnewi-North in Anambra state. He teamed up with fellow Afro beat artists, Kenny Kay and Indo Baba to bring you "Nnukwu Mmanwu". This song was produced by Prodo and mixed by Major Beat. The video was shot in Virginia, U.S.A.

First photos from Cynthia Obianodo's Great Gatsby themed bridal shower

Cynthia Obianodo, daughter of billionaire CEO of Young Shall Grow Motors, Vincent Obianodo celebrated her Bridal Shower at Oriental Hotel  last night. She will be marrying Ebuka Obi-Uchendu next weekend. See more photos after the cut....

Photos: Ooni of Ife, Alaafin of Oyo, attend Toolz & Tunde's wedding

The royal highnesses are both attending the wedding of Toolz, who is from the Oniru royal family in Lagos, to Tunde Demuren. Continue to see more photos

Dokun & Joro Olumofin bounced from Tunde & Tolu's traditional wedding?

I wasn't there, so I can't confirm that this happened but the people who attended the wedding are tweeting about it. From Noble Igwe to Lamide Akintobi. According to reports, brothers Adejoro and Dokun Olumofin, who attacked Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi over her 'mogbo moya' comments earlier in the week, were allegedly asked to leave Tolu Oniru & Tunde Demuren’s traditional wedding by the groom and bride’s parents. The brothers are yet to react to the story. See more tweets after the cut...

First pics: Tolu Oniru's stunning look at her traditional wedding today

The bride is here. Toolz's stunning look at her traditional wedding to Captain Tunde Demuren, ongoing at the moment. Another photo after the cut...

Clearance Sales at Virtue Clothier and Ms Asoebi

Its a New year and we love the saying "New year, New Things", so we at Virtue Clothiers and ms asoebi  are having 50% Clearance sale exclusive to Our Jumia Fashion Pages so that you too can start off  the year with a new wardrobe!! Click to start shopping

4 die in boat mishap in Lagos

4 people have been confirmed dead after a passenger boat capsized at Ijede area of Ikorodu, Lagos, this morning.  The boat was said to be conveying an unspecified number of passengers and 2 crew members from Ijede en route Badore when it capsized at about 10.20am. 13 people survived the mishap.

Rob Kardashian wants his own reality TV show with Blac Chyna

Rob Kardashian who has stayed away from being on KUWTK now wants back on reality TV with his new girlfriend, Blac Chyna. It will showcase their day-to-day lives, reports claim he's interested in getting back to reality TV because that's the only way he knows how to make a living.

Kanu Nwankwo meets his former coach, Arsene Wenger during signing of 2 Nigerian players

The footballer met with his former Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger in London during the signing of two new players, Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze, to the UK club. The two youngsters were part of the Nigerian team that won the Under-17 World Cup in November last year. If I am correct, they will be the first Nigerians, since Kanu, to sign with Arsenal. Congrats to them.

The evolution of the names on the list of Kanye's tracklist

When Kanye West finished his new album, he shared a photo of the track listing and his sister-in-law - Kylie Jenner who had got her hands on the list of songs before he shared it, wrote 'Kylie was here' in red ink on the bottom of the page. Well a lot of people including his wife & her sisters have also come in contact with that same list and have signed autographs on it. Peep what Kim wrote...

More photos from Toolz and Tunde Demuren's traditional wedding

More photos when you continue...

Comedy Video - Cracked Up With MC Tall

A hilarious comedy video showing two stubborn drivers refusing to give in. This video was conjured by versatile comedian Mc Tall (@mctall1) who is staging a come back after a year long academic absence.

Angelique Kerber stuns World No 1 Serena Williams to win Australian Open final

World number one, Serena Williams today surprisingly lost the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber after battling with the world no 6. She later admitted with tears in her eyes that Kerber deserved to win. "You did so well, let me be the first to congratulate you," a teary-eyed Williams said on court. "You truly played so well in the moment."

Angelique Kerber beat Serena 6-4,3-6,6-4 in the final on the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne

First photos of Tunde Demuren at his traditional wedding to Toolz today

Tunde Demuren and his friends all dressed up at his Traditional wedding today. We await photos of the Bride - Tolu Oniru. More photos after the cut...

It is hard to believe Lupita Nyong'o's mother is 58-years-old...

The photo was shared online by Lupita's sister. Such lovely skin...

New Video: IamFemi - Palm Wine Girl

RNP, Beverly Hills presents IAmFemi, he's a Nigerian Pop Artist based in Los Angeles, California and he's not actually new to the Nigerian music industry, Iamfemi grew up listening to Legendary artists like Fela Kuti, Sunny Ade etc and has a passion for music.

Wizkid's second babymama shares a photo from when she was pregnant

Guinean Binta Diamond Diallo gave birth to music star Wizkid's second son this January! She took to her instagram page yesterday to share photos from when she was pregnant...

Cute convo between soon-to-wed Toolz and Tunde Demuren on IG

Toolz, who is marrying her man Tunde Demuren today, shared this pre-wedding photo on her instagram page this morning and when Tunde dropped a comment on her page, the OAP lovingly asked him what he was still doing on instagram on their wedding day...lol.

French Montana, Diddy, 2Chainz, Kanye West in the studio

Working on new music...?

Strong words from comedian, I Go Dye...

Morning inspiration!

Be a part of Rainbow Rain Housing Solution Scheme, Ibeju Lekki

Rainbow Rain estate is Bamah Nissi’s quota towards the alleviation of the housing deficit challenge currently plaguing Nigeria. Our estate is situated within the Lekki Free Trade Zone; about Ten Minutes drive from the Lagos Free Trade Zone, five minute drives from the new permanent site of the Pan Africa University, and about two minute drive from Amen Estate.

Photo: Woman delivers baby from four-year-old pregnancy in Ogun

33-year-old Oluwabunmi and her 42-year-old husband, Bankole Ogidan both pictured above, welcomed their first child at a hospital in Ogun state on Wednesday January 27th from a pregnancy she reportedly carried for four years.

Maheeda shares before and after bleaching photos of herself

She said she didn't like it, so she changed it. See how she explains bleaching her skin after the cut...

Here's what this LIB reader says is holding her back from achieving her goals...lol

Below is what she wrote to me...
On Thursday we were at a target goal setting seminar, and they asked us to write things that are holding us back from achieving our goals, here's what I wrote"
Lol. Thank God Linda Ikeji Blog is No.2 and not No.1...social media is such a distraction...lol

Pics: Hennessy launches first ever airport bar in Nigeria at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos

History was made on the 24th of January, 2016 as Hennessy unveiled the first ever Hennessy Airport Bar in Nigeria located at the D-wing, departure hall of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Bar will offer to prospective consumers (who must be 18 years of age and above), in addition to Hennessy products, majority of the Champagne and Spirits brands within the Moet Hennessy portfolio in a most conducive and exquisite setting befitting the high standards that the Hennessy brand is known for.

Actress Chika Ike works out in 5-inch stilettos...(photos)

She said her trainer made her work out in high heels. Don't think that is a safe thing to do...

TSquared2016 - Tolu Oniru & Tunde Demuren wed today...

More photos from their Pre-Wedding Shoot. The Radio OAP and Captain will be traditionally tying the knot today 30th January 2016. Another photo as you continue.

Phil Collins back with 3rd ex-wife, 8 years after their £25m divorce

Legendary singer Phil Collins, 64, is back with his 3rd former wife, Orianne Cevey, 8 years after he divorced her in one of the most expensive divorce settlements in the UK entertainment world at the time, topping the £24.3m Paul McCartney paid to Heather Mills after their split. He paid Orianne £25m in 2008 in a highly-publicized divorce.

The couple married in 1999 and had two children. They separated in 2006 and officially divorced in 2008 saying they had "grown apart". But Collins has now revealed they are back together and even living together in Miami with their sons, Nicholas, 14, and Matthew, 11.

2 Days to go! Become Startupper of the Year & Win Financial Support from Total

Remember the fantastic initiative “Startupper challenge” launched by TOTAL Africa to support young entrepreneurs in Nigeria who aspire to start their own businesses; well the challenge is ending on the 30th of January, 2016! So it’s not too late! If you’re a budding entrepreneur with abrilliant business idea; hurry now and send in your project, for a chance to become the Startupper of the Year and win financial support from TOTAL.

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