Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 06/26/2016 - 07/03/2016





Saturday 2 July 2016

Member of Oyo state House of Assembly assassinated

A member of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, was assassinated by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Alakia, Egbeda Local government area in Oyo state yesterday July 1st at about 11pm.

Photo: Fashola in Saudi Arabia for Umrah

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, is presently in Saudi Arabia for Umrah which is the lesser Hajj. He is pictured above with the Deputy Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Wasiu Eshinlokun and member of Lagos state House of Assembly, Sikiru Oshinowo who paid him a courtesy visit in Mecca today Saturday July 2nd.

Photos: Tony Elumelu honors bank security guard who found and returned missing $10,000

Billionaire businessman, Tony Elumelu, shared the photo above showing him shaking a UBA security guard, Mohammed Ibrahim Ogbanago, who found and returned $10,000. While sharing the photo on his IG page, Elumelu wrote
"Last month, Mohammed Ibrahim Ogbanago, a security guard at the @ubagroup branch in Oba Akran, found $10,000 outside on the ground at his branch. In an unparalleled display of integrity, he decided to return the money.

Photos: Ben Murray-Bruce shares photos with his mum as she turns 90

He shared these lovely photos on his twitter handle to celebrate his mother as she turns 90 years old. He posted the photos and wrote . "Celebrating my mom as she turns 90! I love you mum. Forever yours!". Happy birthday to her. 

Photos: Bride and groom in their wedding dresses stop on the road to buy roasted corn

This couple, Mr and Mrs Ike C. Ibe, came out in their wedding outfits to buy roasted corn just after their wedding today. The happy groom who shared the photos on IG wrote
"IKE C. IBE Its not a movie. It's my wedding this morning. And it's a maze of life. Eating corn on the way after wedding --Priceless. This is the way we roll".
More photos after the cut.

Beautiful Edo state first lady, Iara Oshiomole, graces the cover of this week's Vanguard Allure

Pretty wife of Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole, Iara Oshiomole, covers this week's issue of Vanguard allure. Iara is such a beautiful woman. Another photo after the cut.

Ugandan activist, Stella Nyanzi gives her 11 year old daughter the 'condom talk'

Ugandan activist and self acclaimed die-hard Facebooker who loves 'to speak her mind based on her banal experiences' took to her Facebook page to share the experience she had with her 11 year old daughter when she had the 'condom talk' with her. Read what she wrote below...

Parents share hilarious photos of their kids asleep in all sorts of odd places

Kids may bullet around like a bundle of unending energy but like these pictures show, when they're maxed out, they just drop wherever they may be and its off to dreamland. Parents have shared photos of their adorable tots asleep anywhere but in their comfy beds, one little fella is even snoozing at the wheels. The photos have been submitted to a UK online bed retailer Time4Sleep, which is searching for the sleepiest tot in the UK. More photos after the cut.

We always knew they’ll be back “Independence Day: Resurgence''

20 years ago, our beloved earth was invaded by Insurgents. We were on the brink of extinction and it took the finesse of a few valiant men and women to rescue us. The Insurgents are back and more dangerous than ever before. Our survival is only possible if we stand together. There is nowhere to run nor hide and hence we need declare in one voice saying “We will not go quietly into the night. We will vanish without a fight. We’re going to live on”

Latino model is Instagram's latest man crush thanks to his good looks and fine cooking skills

27-year-old Franco Noriega is not only a model-turned-chef, with a huge Instagram base of 114000 followers, he has his admirers.
He moved to New York from Peru in 2007 to pursue his dream of becoming an actor but took up modelling after being spotted by renowned fashion photographer Mario Testino who is also from Peru.

Graphic Photos: Reverend killed by herdsmen in Nassarawa State

According to @uncanny_sam, who shared the photos on twitter, his uncle Reverend Zakariya was killed by herdsmen in Obi LGA of Nassarawa State on June 30.
"We have become preys that's hunted by a marauding beast in our land. I will keep shouting till justice is done. How long will we suffer this, he left a very young family, 3 of his children are currently in the university" he tweeted.
See the graphic photos after the cut.

Singer Anastacia shares nude selfie three years after undergoing double mastectomy

47-year-old singer, Anastacia, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 and again in 2013 after which she underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery.
She took to Instagram to share a nude pic of herself which shows how far she's come since the procedure, her caption read ''Hollerrrrrrrr #SurvivorChick!!!''

Lovely photos of Ooni of Ife and his wife Olori Wuraola

See more photos after the cut.

See what Eminem's ex-wife looks like these days... (photos)

Kim Scott, formerly known as Kim Mathers has battled with drugs for years. She was Eminem's childhood sweetheart and married him, twice. They finally separated in 2006 after Kim got pregnant for another man while married but estranged from Eminem. She was spotted outside her home in Michigan this week looking a little different...

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Photo: Nigerian couple reconcile 31 years after they divorced

Pastor Ogidigbo of Holly Hill Church, Abuja, shared a photo of his parents at their reconciliation traditional ceremony. The couple came back together after their divorce 31 years ago.

Is this dress too short for a wedding?

The friend of a wedding guest took to Facebook to detail her pal's agony at a wedding and all over a dress.. (the one pictured above) She wrote:
"She says she got treated rudely by other women at the wedding who saw her as a target for wearing this dress. A woman came up behind her and slapped her on the bum and said it was on a dare from a group of other women who were watching and snickering.

Photos: SA-based Nigerian evangelist hid 165kgs of drugs worth N1.4bn in containers of foodstuffs

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) are interrogating a South Africa-based cleric in connection with over 165kgs of narcotics drugs seized at the Apapa Seaport, Lagos, The Nation reports.

Is this most embarrassing text message from a dad to his daughter?

So a dad decided to do his daughter a favor and clean out her room, and while doing it, he came across the one thing she didn't want him to find. He doesn't seem fazed however, just sent her a text asking if she wants to keep it. Lol..

Bisi Alimi shares a photo of 'Ms Posh' with his fiance

Lol. The gay activist, dressed as a woman, is pictured with his fiance..

Meet Chimamanda Adichie's handsome brother (photos)

Meet Kene, the handsome brother of Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Also pictured with their parents and nieces, who look so much like their aunt...

Meet India's tallest policeman who measures 7ft6ins and spends most of his day taking selfies with tourists

39-year-old Rajesh Kumar, a traffic officer in Gurgaon in Haryana has become an overnight celebrity thanks to his status as India's tallest policeman. His massive, 7ft4ins bellies his gentle nature, he is depicted as a gentle giant who offers flowers and helmets to bikers and motorists not following the rules of the road.

This one is “Caroline” not “Caro”, a new single by Farabale

Those who know him say he could well be Nigeria’s most rounded male artiste to hit limelight in recent times. Farabale a.k.a Bale has come good of his overseas reputation with the release of a smashing new single “Caroline.” Listen to it after the cut...

Duchess of Cambridge steps out in £2994 coat for Somme memorial vigil

The Duchess of Cambridge was in attendance at the vigil to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Ever the elegant fashionista, the duchess killed it in a £2994 monochrome, Missoni coat dress and a pillbox hat...more photos after the cut..

Forbes - Meet the 35-year-old entrepreneur who owns Nigeria's 2nd largest rice farm

Forbes writer Nsehe Mfonobong interviewed former journalist turned entrepreneur Rotimi Williams who owns the second largest rice farm in Nigeria. Read the feature below...
Nigerians consume more than 5 million metric tons of rice every year, with a significant portion of its consumption needs sourced from imports. Rotimi Williams WMB -4.95%, an ambitious 35 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur and rice farmer, is on a quest to change that.

John Legend's sexy reply to his wife Chrissy on Twitter

Mother-of-one Chrissy Teigen is part of the celebrity ladies featured by Fergie in a brand new video for her single, M.I.L.F. M.I.L.F is an acronym for "Mother/Mum I'd Like to F**k". Chrissy took to Twitter to celebrate and her husband John Legend popped in to state the obvious. 

Tarila, daughter of suspected mastermind of 2010 Independence day bombing, Charles Okah, writes open letter to Pres. Buhari

Tarila Okah, the daughter of the suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing, Charles Okah, has written an open letter to President Buhari. In the letter, Tarila accused the judiciary of ‎frustrating her father's trial as the presiding judge or the prosecuting counsels are always absent whenever he is to appear in court. Tarila, who says she will be getting married in the next few weeks, expressed sadness that her Dad will not be there to walk her down the aisle and share in her joy. She prevailed on President Buhari to look into her father's case. Full text of her letter after the cut...

Photos: Controversial SA pastor refrigerates another church member

Pastor Daniel Penuel from End Times Disciples Ministries, who is also known as the Snake Pastor commanded a male member of his church to sit in a refrigerator for 30 minutes. According to their Facebook page:

U-Connect launches the first HR E-commerce Recruitment Platform in Nigeria and beyond: Gr8jobsng

U-Connect has provided a solution to the nation’s manpower problems - with the build of Gr8jobsng - which seeks to bridge the gap between Jobseekers and Employers and give them the ability to reach their full potential. The Gr8jobsng platform provides an enabling structure that allows Job seekers the opportunity to present themselves in efficient and effective manner whilst capturing the attention of different Employers.

"I decided to do it in retaliation to insults from his mother" Housewife who cut off her stepson genitals confesses

Few weeks after 21-month-old boy Musa was severely mutilated by his stepmother in Kano, Bara'atu Muhammad did same to another toddler. She cut off the genitals of her stepson, 23-day old Buhari Muhammad in Dafe village, a Gbagyi community in Shiroro local government area of Niger State.

The 17-year-old housewife is the second wife of Muhammadu Dauda whom he married four months ago. He had been married to the Buhari's mother for 7 years and he is the first child of the union.

Russian woman is forced to flee naked after getting caught in bed with married lover

Stunned passersby in the Russian city of Perm quickly grabbed their smartphones to record the moment a young woman was spotted naked on a busy city centre street. Local media reports she was caught pants down with her married lover and had to jump from a window when his wife discovered the amorous pair. It is not known what became of the married lover and his wife. 

Photos: Nigerian actress and her cousin involved in a car accident, escape unhurt

Chioma Idigo, an actress and presenter shared her testimony yesterday after their miraculous survival. According to her, she had just picked up her cousin from the NYSC camp when the accident occurred. Her post after the cut..

University students perish in fatal accident after an all white party in Kenya (graphic pics)

Eight people have been confirmed dead in a fatal accident along Kisii-Ogembo road near Sameta Lounge on Friday night July 1st. Majority of the deceased were university students (pictured above) who were returning from a party. According to the source of the photos, the one in a dress with brown boots survived.

Discovery Night “July Rave” holds Tuesday July 5th 2016!!

If you’re an unsigned artist or a fan of great music and you’re not at the JulyEdition of Discovery Night holding on the 5th of July then “you’re definitely on a very long thing”. Discovery Night is a monthly event specifically designed for unsigned artists and has succeeded in creating an ideal platform for these Rising Stars to showcase their art to prospective sponsors, label owners, producers, promoters and so on.

Fake Herbalist sentenced to one year imprisonment for fraud (photos)

Lekan Arigbabuwo (pictured) was yesterday Friday July 1, 2016 sentenced to one year imprisonment in a case of conspiracy and stealing before Justice Lawal Akapo of Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja.

"I dont want to die today" Heartbreaking 911 call from Orlando massacre's youngest victim as she bled to death

Haunting and heartwrenching...that is how Akyra Murray's last words can be described. The 18-year-old was the youngest person killed in the Orlando shooting. She had just graduated from West Catholic Preparatory High School in Philadelphia, third in her class and was at the nightclub to celebrate with her cousin and a friend.

She had initially escaped the club when the gunman Omar Mateen, opened fire but returned into the fray when she realized her friends were still inside. She was later shot. 

Photos: Kaduna gov, Nasir El-Rufai, host christian leaders in th state to Ramadan dinner

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai, hosted members of the Christian Association of Nigerian CAN, Kaduna state chapter, to a dinner to break his Ramadan fast yesterday July 1st. More photos after the cut ...

"I screamed for two hours. Nobody came. All I could do was keep saying Jesus" Young woman's story of domestic abuse

For two hours, Christina Mack was locked up inside the house and brutally beaten by her man and father of her baby. Read the post she published on Facebook on June 29:
"Ever knew how it felt to feel worthless? To wear a smile and tell people you're okay when you're really not? To love someone with all of you and get hurt in return?

EL-Mani Drops brand new single titled "Celebration"

Lawrence sukabari wugate also known as EL-Mani is a 22 year old Rivers State born /based artiste signed to DL Music Group Owned By Rivers State Politician and Buiness Woman Pastor Beauty Adele .EL-Mani believes his music is different and has a lot of meaningful influence.

Police retires AIG Joseph Mbu, 20 others

The Police Service Commission yesterday approved the retirement of controversial Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Mbu Joseph Mbu and 20 other AIGs. Mbu, a onetime commissioner for Police in Rivers state during the last administration, was always at loggerheads with the immediate past governor of the state, Rotimi Amaechi.

Stylish grandpa slams jealous young men who are spreading rumors that he is gay...

Stylish grandpa, Irvin Randle, who became an internet sensation some days ago due to his great physique and fashion sense, has slammed reports that he is gay. He says he's all ours, ladies...lol. See what he wrote after the cut...

Nigerian Army sacks military medical doctor for having sex with a colleagues wife

A Nigerian military doctor, identified as Lieutenant Musa Mustapha Bature has been sacked by the Nigerian Army court-martial after he was found guilty of having sex with his colleague’s wife.

Known for his notorious sex life, 38 year old Lieutenant Bature from Kebbi state, reportedly took advantage of one of his colleague's wife who came to him for consultation...

Skye Bank Celebrates 36 Millionaires…announces Phase II of ‘Reach for the Skye’ Millionaire Reward Scheme

In the space of 12 months, Skye Bank Plc. has made 36 Nigerians Millionaires in its on-going ‘Reach for the Skye’ Millionaire Reward Scheme. The initiative was designed to reward its loyal customers for saving and to encourage a savings culture among Nigerian customers as well as support Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to boost the Nigerian economy.

Klint Da Drunk's wife Lilien, shares new photos of her family

Klint Da Drunk's wife Lilien, shared new photos of her adorable daughter who turned seven months old yesterday and photos of her whole beautiful family. More photos after the cut...

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