Welcome to Linda Ikeji's Blog: 08/21/2016 - 08/28/2016





Saturday 27 August 2016

Sen. Ben Bruce visits the 'badly maintained' National War Museum in Abia

Sen Ben-Murray Bruce today paid a visit to the National War Museum, located at Ebite Amafor in Isingwu Community, Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State. According to him, the museum is badly maintained. He advised the Ministry of Culture to look into the maintenance of the piece of National history, in order to encourage the world to visit Nigeria. More photos after the cut...

Stunning new pre-wedding photos of Kunbi Oyelesi & Lanre Tomori

The famed fashion designer is set to wed her man, Lanre Tomori soon. Another pic after the cut...

Photos: Nigerian Army launches ‘Operation Crocodile Smile’ in Niger Delta, kills 5 militants and arrest 23 others

The Nigerian Army has formally launched a new military exercise in the Niger Delta code named “Exercise Crocodile Smile”. The aim of the new exercise is to provide adequate security for residents as well as critical national economic assets in the region.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, flagged-off the exercise on Saturday in Sapele, Delta State.

Photos: Lagos state Deputy Police PRO, Aliyu Giwa weds Afinnih Oyin

Lagos state Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Giwa is married. Aliyu and his wife, Afinnih Oyin had their Nikah ceremony yesterday and finalized it with a grand wedding reception today August 27th. Congrats to them. More photos after the cut...

Tiwa Savage steps out in Distressed denim shorts (photos)

Ladies, would you rock this look? Music star Tiwa stepped out in this outfit for a party in New York today...

Tiwa Savage hangs out with Lupita Nyongo, Janelle Monae and Jidenna in the US

Tiwa today hung out with Hollywood actress Lupita Nyongo, singer Janelle Monae and Jidenna and others at the Fem the Future brunch in the US. Tiwa looked beautiful in her monochrome ensemble. More photos after the cut..

Actress Stephaine Linus & Hubby in lovely new selfies

Nollywood actress & mother-of-one, Stephanie Okereke Linus pictured with her husband, Linus Idahosa. Another photo after the cut...

Photos of Patience Jonathan in Okrika town, Rivers state today

Former First lady, Patience Jonathan, attended the burial ceremony of a prominent Okrika, Rivers state indigene, Sub Chief Josiah Minikam, today. See more photos of her after the cut...

Negotiations/dialogue will commence whenever Nigeria shows readiness - Niger Delta Avengers

Niger Delta Avengers spokesperson, Brig Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, released a statement today, saying the militant group will commence negotiations whenever the Nigerian government shows readiness.

The group also reacted to a statement signed and released by one Ballatyne Agiri, which claimed that Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and other prominent figures have been named as members of the commitee to dialogue with the FG on behalf of the Niger Delta Avengers, as well as other splinter militants groups in the oil producing zone. Read below...

Delta state at 25: James Ibori writes on his stewardship as state governor

Former Delta state governor, James Ibori, who is presently in jail in the UK for defrauding his state while he was governor, wrote this article as the state celebrates its 25 years of existence. Read the article below 
Let me begin by paying tribute to my predecessors in office who piloted the affairs of the state before the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP)administration was inaugurated on May 29, 1999.

Photos: Death of Stella Oduah's first son attributed to use of wrong medication

The death of the first son of Senator Stella Oduah , Maxwell Chinedu Etoromi, has been attributed to the use of wrong medication. According to Sahara Reporters, the 28 year old son of the former Minister of Aviation died at a Turkish private hospital in Abuja yesterday August 26th, after he took a wrong medication prescribed for him following a tooth surgery. The decease graduated from Guildford College in the UK before returning to Abuja.

Movie alert: Beasts of Armageddon

It has been a great year for Prime World Production International Ltd. The multiple award winning producers/marketers of blockbuster movies like Shina Rambo, Great Oracle, Rev. Sister Ibu Python Girl and lots more, are now thrilling their increasing millions of Fans and Subscribers worldwide with another Block-buster action movie titled: " Beasts of Armageddon" which storms the film arena nationwide on 27th August 2016.

Usain Bolt takes five more girls to his hotel room after partying some more at London club

Since he returned from Rio, the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt has been partying non-stop and giving the ladies a treat. After partying until 5am this morning, his 4th night out this week, Usain, worth about $70m, invited 5 girls back to his hotel room. See more photos after the cut...

The life-changing beauty solution every woman should have

Everyone is now team-natural and self-medicating, so it’s easy to over-look the power of medically approved ingredients that actually work. But don’t overlook this one. Every woman should have it.

NDLEA investigates the arrest of 3 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia over alleged drug trafficking

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd.) has ordered investigation into the arrest of three Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia in connection with substances suspected to be cocaine. 

Sly Monay Fashion releases the innovative ''Cravat Masterpiece: Afro-European collection

Featuring Juliet Ibrahim, OC Ukeje, Bryan Okwara etc

The Fashion forward, innovative brand has yet again released a first of its kind masterpiece for the native line. This collection was inspired by looking at the African culture or way of life, style, innovation and taking the Nigerian fashion to the next level.

Throwback photos of Uche Jombo and Funke Akindele

The lady, Patricia, shared the throwback photos of the actresses from way back...

Photos: NDLEA discovers cocaine hidden inside shoes, arrest three suspects

Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) detected parcels of cocaine hidden inside the sole of shoes at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

The consignment of shoes where the cocaine was discovered was said to have originated from Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

Meets Media: Adekunle Gold, Sound Sultan meets media as we celebrate Ladies of 'Your View' TVC talk Show

Meets Media’ is a monthly hangout and networking circle for media Professionals mainly from Nigeria. The event creates an enabling environment for communication and marketing professionals to interact with leading media organizations on how their respective companies work.

Former BBA contestant Pokello shares cute photos with her kids at the beach

Pokello had a fun time at the beach with her two sons, Nathan and Tristan. More photos after the cut

Photos of young black man and his elderly white lover goes viral

These photos of a young black man and his alleged older white lover has been making the round on social media. The woman is said to be in her 70s. Love doesn't care about age...:-). More photos after the cut...

Faces at Victoria Crest Estate I Commissioning /Handover

Victoria Crest Estate a home for the people who love luxury life, comfort and a great investment for the investor.

The opening /handover of the estate which took place recently at Victoria Crest Estate I adjacent Buena Vista by lafiaji off lekki epe express way was a great event had a number of notable people present like the likes of Alh. Yekini Bakare, Chima Anyaso, Just to mention a few.

Rapper Yung Joc mocked for his new hairstyle

Rapper and Love & Hip Hop’s star Yung Joc showed off his new hairstyle (right) two days ago and people on the internet have been having a blast mocking it, calling it ridiculous... You like?

Photos: Female fuel attendant whose monthly salary is N15,000 found and returned lost money

Few weeks ago, a female fuel attendant at Mobil filling station, Gwagwalada, Abuja found N30,000 lost by a customer. The young lady who's named Esther earns N15,000 monthly salary but in a rare display of integrity, she decided to return the money to the owner. Hear from Efe Okposio: 

JerseyGramm promo: Buy 2 or more jerseys & get 1 free

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"The mention of ur name is my worship"- Mercy Johnson-Okojie tells hubby as they celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary

Actress Mercy Johnson-Okojie and her husband, Prince, are celebrating their 5th wedding anniversary today August 27th. An excited Mercy took to her IG page to express her love to the father of her three children. She wrote;

She was born a man...but check her out now! Don't hate! Lol

She's a well-known transgender model named Morgan West and is rumoured to be dating one of the Washington Wizards stars...

Throwback photos of House of Reps. member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, Dino Melaye and Obasanjo from 13 years ago

Embattled House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin shared some pictorial of his life before he was elected into the House, including one with Senator Dino Melaye during Obasanjo's presidential campaign. Also pictured is a Thisday Style cover with his first wife, Laila.

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Budget padding scandal: Jibrin discloses how Dogara, Gbajabiamila, others allegedly received over N10bn in allowances

Sacked Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has released another statement disclosing how Speaker Yakubu Dogara, House leader Femi Gbajabiamila and others who have been in the House of Reps before this present administration have received well over N 10 billion in allowances. 

Stella Oduah's 28 year old son dies in Abuja Hospital

Former Minister of Aviation and now senator, Stella Oduah, yesterday lost her son. According to family sources, the 28 year old man died after a brief illness. He has been on admission at a private hospital in Abuja for an undisclosed ailment. May his soul rest in peace Amen.

Music Mogul Don Jazzy on Forbes Africa TV “My Worst Day With Peace Hyde”.

It’s a new month and that means its time for a new entrepreneur to join the ranks of exceptional business moguls on the flagship Forbes Africa TV show, My Worst Day with Peace Hyde. This month, the hit program profiles Nigerian music producer extraordinaire and CEO of Supreme Mavin Dynasty, Don Jazzy.

Polish Olympian sells Rio silver medal to help 3-year-old boy with eye cancer

Polish discus thrower Piotr Malachowski sold the silver medal he won at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to help pay for the medication of a 3-year-old boy suffering from eye cancer.
Malachowski wrote, according to Facebook's translation: "In Rio I fought for gold," "Today, I appeal to everyone -- let's fight together about something that is even more precious. The health of this fantastic boy."

Photos: Ibe Kachikwu's daughter Nkemdili celebrates her daughter's first birthday

Nkemdili, daughter of NNPC Group Chairman and Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachukwu recently celebrated her daughter's first birthday. The party was attended by family and friends, including her parents. More photos after the cut...

It’s a New Dawn for Pregnant Women and New Mothers in Oyo State

Lines have fallen in pleasant places for pregnant women and new mothers in Oyo State with the commissioning of the revamped maternal wards in four hospitals by the MTN Foundation (MTNF). Equipped with ultra-modern executive beds, incubators and other facilities, and renovated to create a beautiful ambiance, the modernized wards would contribute significantly to the reduction of maternal and infant mortality rate in the state and the nation as a whole.

Why suspects beg judges to remand them in our cells -EFCC shares interior of their holding cell (photos)

Press statement from antigraft agency EFCC.
A certain kind of drama almost always plays out when EFCC arraigns an accused person in court. The defence counsel would immediately apply for court bail. However, if the court temporarily denies the application, the counsel would again rise in open court and passionately plead with the trial judge to allow his client remain in EFCC holding facility, pending the determination of bail, or, where his application was granted, pending fulfilment of bail conditions.

Kim Kardashian shows off new blonde hair

Kim K took to Snapchat to show off her blonde weave/wig and dark lipstick. You like? More photos after the cut...

Photo: Mikel Obi enjoys family time in the pool

Super Eagles Captain and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi and his girlfriend Olga Allegra enjoy family time with their adorable twin daughters.

Rapper King Yella shot while shooting Black Lives matter Video in Chicago

Chicago rapper King Yella was shooting a video for Black Lives Matter on August 24th when him and his crew got shot at, fortunately nobody was killed. He shared this video on his IG and YouTube pages. Some people however, think he may have paid some people to shoot at him, just to get street credibility and promote his upcoming song.
He has since denied that that was the case.

Ali Baba talks about the lack of maintenance culture in Nigeria

Ali Baba spoke the truth in this post he wrote on his IG account about the maintenance culture in Nigeria. Please read.
One thing that will continue to cost us money in Nigeria is the absence of MAINTENANCE CULTURE. We do not have the habit of building for the future. In other words, out developments are not anticipatory. We do not build roads by factoring in that traffic will grow.

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