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Saturday 27 May 2017

Part 2: Top Life Coach, Lanre Olusola & Teebillz speak about depression, sucide and their ongoing awareness about Mental Health to Linda Ikeji TV

In his first ever interview, Tunji 'Teebillz' Balogun exclusively opened up about his personal struggles while trying to raise awareness on the dangers of depression and how to overcome it because of the rapid rate of suicide happening in Nigeria now. See the first part here (here),

In this second part, our host has a sit down with both Teebillz and foremost life coach, Lanre Olusola, as they discuss mental health and their ongoing fundamental awareness about it. Read some excerpts below.

Ex BBN housemate, Eriata Ese defends her inability to state the full meaning of B.Sc.

Big Brother Naija 2017 former (fake) housemate, Ese Eriata, was recently a guest on HipTV's show, 'Trending'. She was unable to to state the full meaning of abbreviation of "B.Sc." (Bachelor of Science). The video went viral and people have called her all sorts of names.

Eriata took to her Snapchat to defend herself saying it was a typical case of sudden loss of memory in front of camera. Read the rest of what she wrote after the cut...

New photos of Mercy Johnson and her kids at their school on Open day

In celebration of children's day, Mercy Johnson-Okojie shared photos of her and her kids at their school. The occasion was their open day and the dutiful mum can be seen in some of the photos assessing their books.

In the caption accompanying the photos, the actress said her kids have taught her the true meaning of sacrifice. She wrote:

Drama in Akwa Ibom church as pastor's wife storms the church to accuse him of impregnating church member

Church service at the Kairos Rhema Embassy in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state took an unusual turn when the wife of the church's pastor disrupted service to inform congregants that her husband had been cheating on her with a church member and had even impregnated the woman.

When the pastor's wife, Idongesit Ese, came into the church premises, she was barred from entering the auditorium, reportedly because her husband, Pastor Nsikanabasi Ese, suspected she would try to pull such a stunt.

Uche Ogbodo claps back at fans who insulted her dress

Uche Ogbodo had a party to celebrate her birthday which was a week ago, and for the big day, the actress wore a short brown knit dress with a slit that extended all the way to her waist but was held together by strings. While followers wished her a happy birthday, a couple of them called her out on her dress and she fired back. See that after the cut..

Photos of acting president, Yemi Osinbajo with German chancellor, Angela Merkel, others at the G7 meeting

Acting president is in Italy at the moment where he is representing Nigeria at the ongoing G7 meeting. There he met and held discussions with German chancellor, Angela Merkel and other world leaders at a special session for select African countries.

Guess the star in this photo

In this throwback photo is a very fine actor today. Can you guess who he is?

LIB Exclusive: Here's what Teebillz had to say about his marriage to Tiwa Savage

As you all know by now, Tunji 'Teebillz' Balogun while raising awareness on Depression and Mental Health issues in Nigeria, opened up exclusively on Linda Ikeji TV's The Interview about his ordeal and journey to recovery. Our inquisitive host, Tope Olowoniyan, was however able to get him to speak briefly about the state of his marriage to singer, Tiwa Savage after the infamous 2016 alleged infidelity scandal and suicide attempt. In his words;

BB Naija contestant, Debie-Rise stunning in new photos

See more of her photos after the cut...

Photo: Former military leader of Gombe and Ekiti state, Muhammad Bawa, dies at 60

Former Military Administrator in Gombe and Ekiti States, Col. Muhammad Inuwa Bawa has died. He died after a brief illness at the age of 60 yesterday May 26th. Born on April 6th 1957 in Yawuri, Kebbi State, late Colonel Bawa studied at Government Colleges in Keffi and Bida, then attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria after which he studied at the University of Madras, India.

MUA, Oluchi Oniugbo weds her man (photos)

Popular Makeup artist, Oluchi Oniugbo did her court wedding today. Congrats to her.

Cute photos of Tonto Dikeh and her son, King Andre

King Andre has a striking resemblance with his father, Oladunni.

Jonathan, Ibori, Oshiomhole, Dangote attend the funeral service of Anthony Anenih's wife in Edo

The funeral of the wife of former Chairman of PDP board of trustees, Anthony Anenih, Patricia, took place at Uromi in Edo state today May 27th. Mrs Anenih died on Easter Monday in a London hospital at the age of 76.

Minimie Comedy Bank Series

Minimie Chinchin is here again with top class fun and humor with the Minimie Comedy Bank Masters Edition. The Minimie comedy Bank was launched last year to provide a platform for encouraging young, upcoming artists from universities to show their talent in making people laugh through their funny videos.

First photo of D'Banj smiling at his newborn son, Daniel

After LIB exclusively revealed a few days back that Kokomaster, D'banj and his wife are expecting their first child, he broke the news that they've welcomed a baby boy named Daniel. Today, Dban'j shared the first glimpse of himself smiling while looking at his son.

Happy Children’s Day to our little Lagosians

The Lagos state government is determined to provide the safest and best environment in Lagos for our children. Let's join hands to achieve this feat! Let’s provide the best services for our children…

Photos: Don Jazzy meets Mo Abudu in Paris, wants her to cast him in a new movie

Lol, since Banky W's engagement to Adesua Etomi a few weeks back, Don Jazzy has been on a steady social media campaign to act in a movie with the 'love' of his life.

Today again he teased with a funny caption as he shared photos of himself in Monaco with Mo Abudu the producer of 'The Wedding Party'. 

Children’s Day with Total Nigeria

As you get ready for the long weekend, don’t forget to top up your fuel tank and give your kids a treat at Total Service Stations this Children’s Day

Total Nigeria is passionate about Children and will join millions around the world to celebrate our future leaders tomorrow.

LIB Exclusive: Teebillz raises awareness about depression and mental health as he opens up to Linda Ikeji TV about his ordeal (Must Watch)

In his first ever interview, Tunji 'Teebillz' Balogun opened up about his personal struggles while trying to raise awareness on the dangers of depression and how to overcome it because of the rapid rate of suicide happening in Nigeria now.

Talking exclusively to Linda Ikeji TV, Teebillz revealed how depression affected his life, what led to his suicide attempt in 2016 and how people can overcome depression and get better. Read some excerpts after the cut...

Photos: Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo joins Donald Trump and other world leaders at the G7 Summit in Italy

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in Italy to be part of the ongoing Group of Seven (G7) summit in the country. Osinbajo was invited to the summit to represent Nigeria at the 43rd G7 summit currently being held in Taormina, Italy with other world leaders like Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel and others all in attendance. He's expected back in the country later today.

Watch how a brave woman confronted and stopped a thief from stealing her car

28-year old Melissa Smith from Wisconsin has been given props by many for summoning the courage to stop a thief from stealing her car.

The video below shows Melissa at a petrol station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, filling her car with gas when a thief jumped in her car and tried to drive away. 

The Palms Mall set to launch new web platform

Nigeria’s retail pioneer and foremost entertainment destination, “The Palms Mall” is set to unveil its freshly remodelled web platform to the delight of its customers. 

The new web platform will create an exciting online experience for customers with a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and feature-rich content focused on achieving the mall’s mission of providing an exhilarating adventure for families and friends.

Chris Brown shares adorable photo of his daughter to celebrate her birthday

Singer, Chris Brown shared this adorable photo of his daughter, Royalty who is celebrating her 3rd birthday today.

The difference between a Toyota and Bentley is packaging. Watch the Sujimoto Touch

Watch How Sujimoto is turning Ordinary Properties into Extraordinary Spaces. For more information, contact us @sujimotong and @sujimoto81

Davido shows off his new home (photos)

The singer's new home is complete and he's almost ready to move in. He shared photos of the house on snapchat which is located in Lekki. See more photos after the cut...

Emmanuel Macron swerves Donald Trump to hug Angela Merkel instead...lol (video)

Looks like Donald Trump is acting superior around Nato leaders at the Nato summit in Brussels and France president Emmanuel Macron wasn't here for him. In a new video shared online, the 39 year old newly elected president appeared to dodge Trump and walked to embrace German Chancellor Angela Merkel instead.

While walking towards the group of world leaders, it first appeared like he was heading straight to Trump, whose hand was outstretched but Macron swerved and went to Merkel and then shakes hands with other leaders before shaking Trump. I don't think Macron likes Trump. Lol. Watch video below..

Lagos Water Corporation felicitates with all Lagosians as the State marks her 50th anniversary today

Lagos State under the sterling leadership of His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has achieved a remarkable feat as the State marks her 50th Anniversary. In order to further bolster the Smart City aspiration for Lagos state, his administration is currently commissioning, rehabilitating and expanding various projects across the state, among are:

Twitter stories: A lady lost a job because she typed 'K' instead of 'Okay'

As seen on Twitter!

Now available to all Nigerians!!! Welcome to Amity Fund: A global financial community

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Many of us have had unpleasant experiences participating unknowingly in fraudulent ponzi schemes and scam websites in Nigeria. Some schemes have tried to be better than others but they all fail regardless because of poor management, little growth or outright greed.

"To whom it may concern' - Diamond Platnumz sends weird condolence message to his baby mama, Zari

I feel it's a little weird because first, he wrote 'to whom it may concern' and second he said 'I wish I could hug you now instead of this text message'. They have two children together and live in the same house, why can't he just hug her? 3, he said I know that you're lonely now...why should she be if you're there to comfort her? Hmmm

Meanwhile, a few weeks ago, she liked a comment blasting Diamond Platnumz on IG. See here

AritOkpo hosts new season of Untold Facts, watch first episode [Video]

The second season of ‘UntoldFacts’ - the discussion series that seeks to break the myths and misconceptions about sexual health and rightin Nigeria - aired its first episodeto discuss the profound effect that family acceptance can have on sexual minorities on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

This photo of a mum and her 3 daughters has got everyone confused because people can't figure out who the mum is

This is a photo of a mum and her three daughters and there's a bit of confusion as to who the mum is. Many think it's number 2 but others have pointed out they are wrong..lol. Can you figure it out?

Don Jazzy congratulates former label mate, D'banj on the birth of his son

Don Jazzy took to his Instagram page to congratulate his Former Mo'hits label mate Dbanj,on the birth of his son. D'banj and his wife welcomed a child last week.

Johnnie Walker celebrates Lagosians with #ISeeYouLagos

Lagos at 50 is the celebration of Lagos State’ 50 years of existence. In marking this golden jubilee, Johnnie Walker, World’sNo.1 Whisky is celebrating Lagos and her people with a disruptive activation at the Admiralty Lekki tollgate: #ISeeYouLagos

Nigerians with Zero chills come for Davido after saying he 'Wired' money to his namesake

These tweets bashing Davido are so hilarious! Remember the Davido drama with his namesake the the guy that called him out? (read here)

Davido had said, 'Yea I sent a wire yday from my American account which will reach him on Monday it's an international transfer so you wouldn't understand' but Nigerians on Twitter aren't buying it and they've been dragging him for it. Which I don't get because really...it's not by force!

American Based Artiste "ZMNY" Is Out With New Audio & Video Alhaji

Zmny is 1 of the newest international artiste hitting the Nigerian scene to bring a new energetic sound to music Ozie"zmny"nezeribe is not like any artiste you have seen in the years who exudes the creativity he has expressed at such a young age.

Beyonce shares Flashback photos to a Michael Jackson and Prince themed party she attended

Queen Bey who is heavily pregnant and ready to pop her twin babies shared these Flashback photos to a Michael Jackson and Prince themed party. More photos after the cut...

Not all women are the same... just as not all men are dogs- AliBaba

This is in-depth article written by Comedian Alibaba. He shared the photo above and wrote:

Actress, Ebube Nwagbo offers to help out a fan who has some medical problems

Actress, Ebube Nwagbo offered to help a fan, Tunde Lawal who has medical issues and needs to be flown to India for treatment.
According to his profile, Mr Tunde Lawal lost the ability to control his bladder due to heavy pain relief drugs he took after he was shot in a commercial bus. He revealed that he has done a first successful surgery to remove some bullets from his spine but still needs to get treated in India for more treatments.

Nicki Minaj stuns in new photo

She looks great!

Two Nigerian men arrested in India for cheating, overstaying

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police this week arrested a Nigerian national for cheating an industrialist from Tamil Nadu.
The suspect, Antony Anderson, 42, is a resident of Selvaraj Layout, Virgo Nagar, Shigehalli, KR Puram. The police recovered two passports, 10 mobile phones, one tablet and a laptop from him.

ISIS-linked militants invade Philippine city, behead police chief, kidnap priest and worshippers

Daesh-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a priest and his worshippers and raising the flag of Daesh, authorities said Wednesday, May 24. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide.
As details of the attack in Marawi city emerged, fears mounted that the nation could be falling into a growing list of countries grappling with the spread of influence from Daesh in Syria and Iraq.

Update: The two Nigerian men arrested in Cambodia with drugs in their stomachs sentenced to life imprisonment

The two Nigerian men arrested in Cambodia with 1.27 kilograms of cocaine were sentenced on Wednesday, May 24th, to life imprisonment and an approximately $10,000 fine. See previous report here

Y Rin, a spokesman for the municipal court, said that the sentence for the two men – Okafor Ifeanyi Anthony, 42, and Adibe Paschal, 33 – was based on Article 40 of the Anti-Drug Law.

This witty tweet best sums up the English teams that'll be playing in the Champions League next season.


Mo Abudu arrives Monaco fashionably casual: Flies with Bollywood star actress/singer, Sophie Choudry

Mo Abudu arrived at The Cote D'Azur International Airport in Nice, France. She quickly boarded a short private helicopter ride to Fontvieille in Monaco before heading to her Hotel. She flew with superstar Indian singer/ film actress and social media phenomenon, Sophie Choudry.

Boy, 7, with congenital heart disease becomes first person on Saturn, thanks to virtual reality (video)

A 7-year-old boy with congenital heart disease has become the first person to visit Saturn. This was made possible thanks to virtual reality. Zayden Wright's experience in outer space was recorded, and watching the video is so heartwarming it brings tears to one's eyes. His excitement at having his dream come true was infectious.

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