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Saturday 4 June 2016

US Court temporarily bars Runtown from performing in the US

This was sent out to media houses today. Read below...
On Friday June 3, 2016, Lydia Obasis Hills, Esq., a first-rate New York litigator and entertainment lawyer, secured a temporary injunction, on behalf of Eric Many, Ltd., in the Eastern District of New York against Runtown and his manager, Bugu Aneto Okeke, barring all U.S. performances and appearances by the Nigerian pop star. According to Ms. Obasi Hills, she hopes "Runtown's injunction sends a message to Nigerian artists that it's important to respect the sanctity of contracts, and to work with their labels who often invest large sums into promoting their careers."

Journalist and her daughter kidnapped in Ogun

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a journalist with the Ogun State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Nofisat Oshin, and her 15-year-old daughter, Afolabi, in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state.

Oshin and her daughter were ridding in her car when they were double-crossed and kidnapped at gunpoint at about 8pm on Thursday June 2nd.

Bonang describes AKA as her Favorite human

That's rapper AKA pictured with Bonang at the backstage of the South Africa Music Awards happening tonight...

Cristiano Ronaldo surrounded by a bevy of beautiful ladies during Ibiza holiday

The footballer who is currently on holiday in Ibiza was surrounded by beautiful women as he and pals hit the beach. See more photos after the cut...

Bonang Matheba's stunning look to South Africa Music Awards

The South Africa Music Awards 2016 is presently ongoing and media personality, Bonang Matheba, did not disappoint her fans as she stepped out in this stunning gold metallic dress for the event. She's pictured right interviewing her boo, AKA...

SA TV personality has major wardrobe malfunction at South African Music Awards

South African actress and TV presenter Boity Thula wore this sheer outfit to the SAMAs happening tonight and when camera men zoomed in...well...see what they saw after the cut...

Erm...can someone explain this?


Photos of Mohammed Ali carrying Soni and Betty Irabor's son in 1984

Ace broadcaster Soni Irabor shared these photos of late Mohammed Ali carrying his son Omoruyi in 1984. Also pictured is his wife, Betty.
"The Greatest!' Mohammed Ali carrying Omoruyi, our Son, six months old at the time, in 1984. It was such a thrilling moment!

SA TV personality Pearl Thusi stuns in lowcut dress at South Africa Music Awards

The South African Music Awards is happening right now and this is the stunning outfit Lip Sync Battle South Africa host, Pearl Thusi wore to the event. See a more amazing look at the dress after the cut...

Photos: Toyin Aimakhu stunning in sheer top

Looks good on her....Another photo after the cut...

Sexy photo of Cristiano Ronaldo and his friends in their swimwear on holiday in Ibiza

Ronaldo is presently in Ibiza holidaying with some of his male friends...

Ayo Fayose says he has gone on indefinite strike

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, says he has gone on indefinite strike just as the state civil service are currently embarking on an indefinite strike following unpaid salaries. In a live broadcast in the state today June 4th, Fayose said
“I want to tell workers that I have placed myself on indefinite strike in solidarity with them. I share your pains, but it is rather unfortunate that a man can’t give what he doesn’t have,” he said in a broadcast.

Controversial South African pastor climbs over his church members with his car (photos)

Why are some people so gullible? How does this make sense and why is the South African govt allowing this to happen? He is endangering people's lives and need to be stopped. After forcing them to eat grass, eat their clothes and other strange things, controversial South African pastor, Prophet Penuel, yesterday June 3rd asked some of his followers to lie on the ground, he then drove his car over them. This happened at a crusade he organized at the Kameelrivier B stadium hall in South Africa. See more photos after the cut...

Super Eagles player, William Troost-Ekong pictured with his maternal grandfather

William shared the photo on his twitter handle. He is picturedwith his 90 year old maternal grandfather, Willem Troost.

Photo: Dayo Adeneye's daughter graduates from US High school

Nicole, one of the daughters of Dayo Adeneye, graduated from high scool in the US this weekend. Her proud parents are pictured above with her. Congrats to her.

#SmirnoffHouse Rocks Lasgidi

"You’re missing if you are not here” was an Instagram post by a fan that obviously couldn’t contain his excitement when Smirnoff threw the much anticipated Lagos house party last Saturday. The party was held on the same day as the Champions league final and Smirnoff made it possible to party and watch the match….At the same time!

Reno Omokri surrounded by beautiful Air Hostesses at Sofitel Heathrow

Author and speaker, Reno Omokri shared this photo of himself surrounded by beautiful air hostesses from Saudi Air. Omokri is in London with former President Jonathan.

Little boy who was mutilated by his stepmum will fly to Abuja today for better medical attention- Zahra Buhari says

4 year old Musa, who was attacked by his step mum will be flying to Abuja today for medical attention. That's according to President's Buhari's daughter, Zahra Buhari.

Couple inscribe 'Haters go and hug transformer' on their wedding souvenir stickers (photo)

The rough translation of this souvenir sticker which is written in Hausa reads "Asiya and Tsalha are now married. Haters go and hug transformer". Journalist Jaafar Jaafar shared the photo and the translation.

For the love of food...(part 1)

Dear Food,
Welcome to the second quarter of the year! I am still yet to register at the gym down the street because I am totally in love with you…However I have found a way to watch my weight while maintaining our relationship. The answer? It is Slimtea, my darling food! There is nothing as amazing as enjoying the 28 day detox to cleanse my system with natural herbs blended into each tea bag to help me maintain my sexiness.

Kano governor meets with the husband of woman killed over alleged blasphemy

Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje have met with Pastor Mike Agbahime, the husband of the Igbo woman, Bridget Patience, a deeper life member, who was beaten to death for alleged blasphemy in Kofar Wambai market in Kano on Thursday June 2nd.

Anything going on between Emmanuel Emenike and Iheoma Nnadi? (photos)

Will there be another footballer and MBGN queen wedding soon? A source close to footballer Emmnuel Emenike and former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Iheoma Nnadi claim that they are an item...something neither of them have confirmed...but Emenike posted a photo of Iheoma hugging him from the back at his home at Chevy View Estate in Lekki, on his IG page but quickly removed it when people began asking him if she was his girlfriend...but not before it was screen-grabbed. Then Iheoma posted a photo of him on her IG page to wish him a happy birthday and also deleted it but not before it was screen-grabbed. If they are indeed dating, then we wish them all the best!

Lol...Ben Murray-Bruce drags the heck out of a twitter user...

No chill at all...lol

Buy One, Get One free @baffuponline store

Baffuponline is currently going on a buy one, get one free promotion on all 2015/2016 club and country side jerseys. Baffuponline is Nigerians Number online store for clothing and accessories at relatively cheap prices ranging from quality shoes, accessories, slippers ,wrist-watches, belts, sunshades, shirts and of course club and country side jerseys.

Don't attack any soldier or oil worker- Niger Delta Avengers appeal to other militant groups

The Niger Delta Avengers released a statement on their website this afternoon appealing to other militant groups fighting for the region, not to attack or harass oil workers or any soldier. In the statement which was signed by their spokesperson, Brig.Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, the group said militants should be careful not to offend God as they try to liberate the people of the region. Read the statement below ...

Check out photos from late Muhammad Ali's visit to Nigeria in 1964

Nigerians swarm round American World Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali as he sat atop his car during the drive to the hotel after arriving at the airport in Lagos, Nigeria on June 1, 1964. Ali who was on tour of West Africa, led the crowd in cheering himself as "King of the world". See more photos after the cut...

President Buhari condemns the murder of the Woman accused of blasphemy in Kano

President Buhari has reacted to the murder of an Igbo Woman in the Market in Kano, over alleged Blasphemy. According to the President,  Justice would be done. See more tweets from his official twitter handle after the cut...

Former President Jonathan spotted in Heathrow for UK Speaking Tour

To put to rest reports he was on exile, former President Jonathan temporarily halted his multi-city speaking tour and took some time to return to Nigeria. He is now back in the UK where he is scheduled to give a number of talks and interviews. Widely respected globally for his democratic credentials, the former president has become a sought after speaker. See more photos after the cut..

New music: Mife - Kokoka

A brand new track by Rare Gem Entertainment new artist Mife, making waves on the internet with over 25,000 download in its first few days is getting everyone's attention.

Presidency debunks report of President Buhari being ill, says he is as fit as a fiddle

Earlier today, online media platform, Premium Times, reported exclusively that President Buhari had taken ill and was being treated at the state house hospital (Read here).

The Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has debunked the report. In an interview with The Cable, Femi Adesina, said the report was not true and that President Buhari is as fit as a fiddle.

'I've met all my bail conditions, charge me to court' Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode said yesterday that he has met all his bail conditions, that the EFCC should release him or charge him to court. A statement signed yesterday by his media assistant, Jude Ndukwe reads;
This is to refute the false information being peddled by a section of the media that former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who has remained illegally detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since May 9, 2016, has not met his bail conditions as set by EFCC. Chief Fani-Kayode has since fulfilled the conditions for his bail but rather than take the honourable path of releasing him pending any charge brought against him, the anti-graft agency moved him from Abuja to Lagos where they obtained a questionable warrant to further detain him illegally for another three weeks.

Court affirms innocence of Odudu Ukpanah, man accused of killing his father

Read the family's press statement below...
Odudu Ukpanah, 33, a masters degree holder from Coventry University, United Kingdom, and the only son of the late chieftain of the PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Engr. Albert Jimmy Ukpanah, who was falsely accused of killing his father by the government of Godswill Akpabio was finally discharged and acquitted on Thursday June 2, 2016 by the High Court of Akwa Ibom State, Abak Division, presided over by Justice Ezekiel Enang.

Gospel singer, Chris Morgan releases new Album, Certified Love

Cris Morgan is one of the most anointed and influential voices today in our generation. He is no doubt a major icon of this golden age. He is an outstanding blend of strength and character, passion and persistence, natural with high moral standard of discipline and a sweet spirit whose stand for truth is unwavering. A self-thought musician; who rose from the red dust of Otukpo, Benue State to a phenomenal voice today in our generation. 

FG releases list of recovered assets, withholds names of looters

The Nigerian government through the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed today Saturday June 4th partially released list of funds recovered from corrupt former government officials as part of the government's war against corruption. Although names of the people the assets were recovered from were left out of the list. Read the official statement below...

#JusticeforBridget - Nigerians react to the murder of the woman over alleged blasphemy

Nigerians on Twitter are demanding for Justice for Bridget Patience - the woman murdered by thugs in Kano state for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed. Senate President Bukola Saraki, his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu, Former Minister/Activist, Oby Ezekwesili, Former Chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega and others have reacted. See more tweets after the cut...

Rapper Game claps back at troll who asked him to stop kissing his daughter on the mouth


President Buhari is not feeling well - Premium Times reports

Premium Times is exclusively reporting that President Buhari is ill and is being treated at the presidential villa. Read part of the report below...
"The president has an infection in his left ear, otherwise called Meniere Disease, a challenge which has drastically reduced his outings in the last one week. As a result of the infection, the president now suffers hearing impairment and routinely complains of severe pains and unusual sounds from that ear, those familiar with his condition told Premium Times.

Ghanaian hottie/philanthropist Matthew Mensah co-hosts on Man Talk

The South African based Ghanaian business man and philanthropist will co-host #ManTalk, this Saturday 6-8pm on African top radio station, Taradi.mobi/channel 872 DSTV audio bouquet or stream live on transafricaradio.net. Tune in! 

Buy A Plot in Lekki near the New Shoprite

Pennek Nigeria offers you the very best in real estate investment opportunities and with all our housing estates you can be sure of the quality, transparency and efficiency that we are known for. We introduce to you our latest project, the Lekki Southern Villa Annex 1 located in the prime area of Sangotedo, Lekki with incredible neighboring facilities like the New Shoprite Mall, Emperor Luxury Estate, Lagos Business School amongst many others. 

'God came for his champion. So long great one': Mike Tyson leads tributes celebrating life of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali

The greatest of all time, Muhammad Ali died late last night Friday June 3rd just a day after he was rushed to hospital with difficulty breathing, after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease. Fellow boxers Mike Tyson and George Foreman were among those who led tributes to the legendary boxer. See more after the cut

Governor Ambode denies kidnap attempt on his mother...

There were reports late last night that there was a kidnap attempt on the mother of the governor of Lagos state but it's been denied. Read the press statement below...
The Lagos State Governor on Saturday denied media reports claiming that a kidnap attempt was made on his mother, Mrs Christianah Ambode at her residence in Gbagada area of the State on Friday evening.

The Authority Newspapers Today June 4th, 2016

The Authority Mobile app is out! Please visit Google Playstore, search for "Authority News" and click on "install" to download free of charge.
Today's top stories:
Again, militants bomb Delta Forcados terminal - http://goo.gl/kAueWu
I'll not contest next Anambra guber election - Ubah - http://goo.gl/FqrJ1J

Atiku Abubakar condemns the killing of Christian woman in Kano over alleged blasphemy

Quite sad that this happen..

Update on the woman murdered in Kano over alleged blasphemy

A family member of the woman who was killed in Kano this week claims she was not beheaded like it's being speculated in the media. Writing exclusively to LIB, the lady said the woman was beaten to death because she asked a Muslim man not to pray in front of her shop. Read the person's version of events after the cut...

Lol...Did this really happen?

Nothing someone won't see....lol

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