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Saturday 29 April 2017

Yes! Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round

It was a hell of a fight as Nigerian born British boxer, Anthony Joshua defeated 41 year old veteran, Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round of one of the greatest boxing bout in recent times.

The look of love! Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & his wife, Cynthia at Asa's concert

Media Personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu staring lovingly at his wife, Cynthia, as they posed for a photo at the venue of Asa's concert in Lagos tonight.

Woman removes all her clothes inside Atlanta's airport and starts twerking in front of passengers (video)

A crazy lady removed all her clothes inside Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International airport and started twerking in front of passengers. And as if that wasn't enough, she opened up her booty and farted in people's face...Watch the weird video here

'They Will Come' - Motivational piece by Linda Ikeji (must watch)

I did this video to encourage all the dreamers out there to keep fighting for their dreams whether they get help from others or not. Don't give up when people don't help you on your journey up. You + God are enough. Just believe and keep going and when you make something of yourself, people who didn't pay you any attention before will come. People who will elevate you to the next level and make you bigger will also come. But it starts with you first! All the best! Watch the video after the cut...

"How can my wife say I beat her everyday & still stay in our house till now?"- Mercy Aigbe's husband, Lanre Gentry

The internet went into shock yesterday after LIB revealed that actress, Mercy Aigbe and her husband, Lanre Gentry's marriage has crashed on grounds of domestic abuse. Lanre allegedly beat Mercy up in a nasty fight they had last week and she's still hospitalized with severe injuries.

Kendall Jenner goes topless in new IG photo

Model, Kendall Jenner shared this topless photo of herself, wearing over-the-top orange thigh high boots, on Instagram this afternoon and captioned it; "playing dress up".

Dabota Lawson shares loved up photo of herself & baby daddy

Ex-beauty queen and Mother-of-one, Dabota Lawson has been teasing those who are interested in knowing the identify of the man who changed her life, who is also the father of her baby girl.

WTF? father and son recreate naked childhood photo

Nah...doesn't look fresh at all...lol

Footballer, Mikel Obi undergoes surgery, heads over to rehab (photos)

Nigerian Footballer, Mikel Obi revealed today that he underwent a surgery which turned out successful. Mikel who currently plays as a midfielder for Chinese club, Tianjin TEDA, did not state what it was for but will now head over to rehabilitation for proper recovery.  

Photos from Rachael Okonkwo's (Nkoli Nwa Nsukka) annual Children's easter carnival 2017

Nigerian actress Rachael Okonkwo popularly known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka just hosted and concluded the third installment of her annual Children's easter carnival 2017 which was held in Nsukka her city of birth.The carnival is her own way giving back to her fans by sharing gifts and entertaining them.This gives her the opportunity to interact more closely with them.

Photos: Freda Francis & her baby bump step out with a $4,200 Gucci bag

Linda Ikeji TV's 'Rumor Has It' told y'all that Freda Francis was pregnant and ta ha! We were right! The medical Aesthetician stepped out looking lovely with her baby bump and a $4,200 Broche GG Supreme top handle Gucci bag.

Mario Balotelli shades Kim Kardashian and it's Epic!

Footballer, Mario Ballotelli is known to embrace controversy and always speak his mind. This time, he comes for Kim K and even referenced her other half, Kanye West.

Xenophobia: Dr Chris Okafor visits Nigerian victims in South Africa, donates thousands of dollars in cash

On the 8th of April 2017, Dr. Chris Okafor who was in South Africa for a mega crusade paid a courtesy call on the Nigerian consulate in Johannesburg, all in a bid to identify with the consulate and receive important briefings on the much talked about xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.

"The youth of Nigeria are the country's secret weapon" - CNN's Richard Quest

Popular CNN presenter, Richard Quest of Quest Means Business has been in Lagos, Nigeria on a media tour for the past few days. In some tweets shared via his page, he described Nigerian Youths in glowing terms and how people are succeeding despite the government's shortcomings. According to him;

Weeks after photos from their Introduction went viral, Nigerian Pastor of short stature weds his fiancee (photos)

In March 2017, photos from Pastor/Barrister, Dele Taiwo and his wife's Introduction which took place in Oyo state, went viral on social media (See here). They have now tied the knot in a white wedding today. See more photos after the cut...

"I am not corrupt and I don't like money" - Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation and immediate past Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, said this in an interview with Channels TV. When asked whether he is corrupt, Amaechi said;
"Is my honesty in doubt? I have told Nigerians and I repeat to Nigerians today I am not corrupt and I don't like money. I am not one swayed by money. I have lived a character that most Nigerians can tell you.

Celebrity stylist Swankyjerry shares photos from his unveiling as Ciroc Nigeria Brand Influencer

The multiple award winning stylist and Fashion and lifestyle Influencer jeremiah ogbodo of Swanky's signatures styling joined the ciroc family and was unveiled last night .Swanky officially joined the Ciroc circle. Big congrats to him. More photos after the cut.

Days after Ubi Franklin deleted photos on his Instagram page, he removes 'Husband' from his profile

On Monday, 24 April, Ubi Franklin deleted almost all the photos on his Instagram page, leaving only those he took with his son with actress, Lilian Esoro, Jayden. (See here). He has now edited out 'Husband' from his profile description, leaving only "Father, Mentor, Investor, Christ Advocate. CEO Made Men Music Group."

Olasupo Shasore (SAN) enlightens guests on History and Policies of Lagos' Architecture

Mr. Olasupo Shasore (SAN) 
Open House Lagos kicked off with an applaudable debate on Thursday, 27th April 2017 at Lagos’ first certified building, Heritage Place, No. 21 Lugard Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Would you rock Khloe Kardashian's ripped T-shirt? (photos)

Khloe Kardashian stepped out in this ripped black T-shirt, leggings and thigh-high boots at the airport in Los Angeles. Who would rock this out in Nigeria?

Mum, the Wonderwoman

OlayideShittu, Naija mum, Ikoyi, Lagos. I am a new wife, even newer at being a mom.I’m still learning to adjust to the demands of this new responsibility. It’s a lot, trust me. One of the things I’m most concerned most about is doing the laundry, especially as my two babies are very active people.

Mortein and State Ministries of Health join forces for #OneActAgainstMalaria

In continuation of its fight against Malaria  and as part of activities marking this year’s World Malaria Day with the universal theme "End Malaria for Good", Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Nigeria, makers of Mortein  insecticide Brand, with its theme:“One Act Against Malaria” has joined forces with the Lagos, Ogun and Abia State Governments and the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) Abuja, to upscale action for the elimination of malaria in Nigeria through community engagement, continued investment and sustained efforts.

Richard Quest comes to Lai Mohammed's defence, says he misunderstood his question

CNN reporter, Richard Quest says Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, misunderstood his question on Jollof Rice. Richard says Mohammed thought he asked which country first created jollof rice. Lai responded Senegal and this sparked was on twitter ...lol

'A woman's loyalty is tested when her man has nothing' - Mercy Aigbe's husband's alleged side chick writes

Last night, LIB exclusively unveiled Queen Stunner as the alleged side chick involved in Mercy Aigbe's marriage crisis. (Read here)

A few hours after, she took to Instagram to share a subliminal post that points fingers but she mentioned or tagged no one.

The critic challenge 2017 to reward Mainstream criticism in Africa. Judges include Oris Aigbokhaevbolo, Isabella Akinseye & others

The annual Critic Challenge is a call for critics and critical writers in the culture scenes in Africa. It is organized for the first time by CREETIQ, the foremost review aggregator of African films, music and literature.

The spotlight for this maiden edition is focused on critical commentary on works of art in films, music and literature, produced or released between 2016 and 2017 that embodies this year’s theme “rewriting the African narrative”.

Video: T.I blast haters, tells them to shut their mouth over his crumbling marriage

Rapper T.I has slammed those blaming him for the crisis in his marriage to his estrange wife and former singer, Tiny.

The rapper reportedly filed for divorce on April 24th in Atlanta just a year after Tiny filed for divorce from him, which she later dropped when they both agreed on resolving the issues in their marriage.

Much Talk About Movie, Slow Country to be premiered on Monday

Described as the best action movie ever produced in Nollywood Eric Aghimien’s ‘Slow Country” will premiere on Monday, 1st May, 2017.

The grand premiere will be holding at the Genesis Cinema, Lekki by 4pm and personalities from different walks of life have confirmed that they will be in attendance.

When Al Pacino was 40 years old, his girlfriend wasn't born yet (pics of them frolicking in the beach)

Legendary actor Al Pacino, 77, was spotted frolicking in the ocean with his girlfriend Lucila Sola in Cancun, Mexico on April 26. The Argentinian actress is 37 years old. #WehdoneSir

Music: Minister Toyen - Wonderful God

 U.S. based Gospel Music Minister Toyen debuts her First Single “Wonderful God” a New single that professes the Power, Might and Glory of God.

Toyen begun her music ministry at a young age, ministering in Church and singing in choir with several lead roles.

Lai Mohammed said Senegal Jollof Rice is the best and Nigerians loose their cool

The world knows that Nigerians don't joke with their Jollof Rice and there's been a raging war of comparison between Nigerian and Ghanaian Jollof for a whie but now there's a new twist.

CNN's Richard Quest recently asked Nigeria's information minister, Lai Mohammed, a simple question, 'Which country makes the best Jollof Rice' and Lai responded saying, 'I'll probably say Senegal'.Nigerians are not fining this funny at all. See their tweets after the cut...

Dad jailed 10 days for leaving baby in the car to get Lap dances in Strip club

A California father accused of leaving his baby in the car to get  Lap dances at a Strip Club has been jailed for 10days. Auwin Dargin who appeared before a Los Angeles court on Wednesday was on the 9th of March, 2016, arrested for leaving his 9month old baby daughter in a car for 43 minutes while he visited Synn Gentlemen’s Club in North Hills to buy lap dances, according to prosecutors.

Lai Mohammed says Senegal has the best jollof rice

So Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed was interviewed last night by CNN's Richard Quest who is currently in Nigeria. Quest told Lai Mohammed that there is currently a debate on which country has the best Jollof rice and asked Mohammed which country he thinks has the best jollof rice. To the uttermost surprise of Nigerians, Lai Mohammed responded Senegal. Watch the video after the cut...

'The pain behind the beautiful faces' - Nigerians react to Mercy Aigbe's failed marriage

Yesterday, LIB broke the news of Mercy Aigbe's failed marriage after suffering alleged battery from her husband. Since then the internet has been reacting to the news in different ways. Here's what they are saying!

72-year-old grandmother graduates from the same university she dropped out from 55 years ago

72-year-old Darlene Mullins, a grandmother-of-four will be among the 800 students to graduate from Tennessee State University, TSU, on the 6th of May. Darlene will be receiving her degree 55 good years after she started at the institution.

Darlene began her studies in TSU campus in 1962, however, almost immediately, she fell in love with fellow student John Mullins, a senior from East St. Louis, Illinois, who she described as dashing, handsome and “everything to behold".

Dr. Chris Okafor hails Nnamdi Kanu's bail, insists government must do more

The Charismatic General Overseer of the Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministries, aka Liberation City, has hailed the bail granted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The man of God said “Government has done well and deserves to be praised. But they must do better.”

Iranian soccer star banned from sport for not wearing hijab

Shiva Amini, an ex-member of Iran's women's football team claims she has been banned from sports after being photographed without her hijab in a friendly match,. A garment which was made compulsory for women in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
She was actually on a tour of Switzerland and Italy and took part in an exhibition game alongside male players recently.

Nigeria vs Ghana jollof rice: Check out this epic response to a Senegalese who tried to get involved

Savage! Lol.

Woman delivers baby boy on a train at London Bridge station

A Black woman was delivered of a baby boy on a train at the busy London Bridge station on Thursday evening, April 27. She, whose name is not yet known, went into labour on a Southeastern train before being helped onto the platform when it arrived at London Bridge. Realising the baby was on the way, an announcement was made for doctors and nurses to attend,before she was moved to a medical room. She gave birth to her son shortly after 4.30pm.

Photo: 24K gold of Darth Vader mask up for $1.4M in Japan

Ahead of 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary, Japanese jeweler Tanaka Kikinzoku has unveiled a 24 karat gold sculpture of Darth Vader, one of the fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
According to Japan Times, the 15kg (33 pounds) statue of the iconic sci-fi villain will sell at a hefty $1.4 million and will be available to purchase in Japan on May 4, being the 'Star Wars' Day.

Ghost President, Ghost Achievements, Ghost Monies in Apartment Owned by Ghosts  By Reno Omokri

This is an article written by Reno Omokri. Please read on..
For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much of a to do about the royal snub from the Oba of Lagos to the Ooni of Ife. Such outrage, such consternation against Oba Rilwan Akiolu. The venom vented on him on social media and in real life were as though he had committed some unpardonable sin.

Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson welcome baby girl

Singer, Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson have welcomed a baby girl, named Sienna, Princess Wilson. Ciara gave birth to their daughter Friday night, her husband took to IG to make the announcement about an hour ago. She also took to her page to make the announcement. Congrats to the couple!

Beautiful new photos of Tiwa Savage in braids

Simply gorgeous!

Man accuses his wife of refusing to consummate their marriage and cheating on him with her mum, then she reveals she has no vagina

An unusual family drama played out on Caso Cerrado, Spains's version of Judge Rinder, a TV court show that oversees a variety of cases on air. The husband, Alejandro, brought his wife, Tania, before the TV show host, Ana Maria Polo. Alejandro informed the host and others present that he walked in on his wife getting intimate with her adoptive mother and that prior to that, she had always refused to have sex with him. It was at that point that Tania claimed that her husband was trying to divorce her because she has no vagina.

Photo: Nigerian cook arrested in Malaysia for selling drugs

Malaysia Police on Thursday, April 27, said they arrested a Nigerian cook after he was found to be in possession of cannabis worth RM2,000. Serdang police chief assistant commissioner Megat Mohd Aminuddin Megat Alias said the 42-year old Nigerian man was arrested near Pangsapuri Anggerik, Taman Suria in Seri Kembangan, on Saturday, April 22.

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